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Title: The Apalachicola times
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Language: English
Publisher: H.W. Johnston
Place of Publication: Apalachicola Fla
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Publication Date: 11-17-2011
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xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx 50 WWW.APALACHTIMES.COM Phone: 850-653-8868 Web: apalachtimes.com E-mail: dadlerstein@star .com Fax: 850-653-8036 Circulation: 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 Classi ed Display Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Line Ads: 5 p.m. Monday xxxxx Contact Us xxxxx Out to see Index By David Adlerstein Times City Editor Apalachicola city commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday night to ask Progress Energy to halt for at least 90 days construction of new transmission lines through the downtown area. The 4-0 vote at the special meeting came after a plea from leaders of an adhoc citizens group that has stepped up efforts in recent weeks to have the lines either buried underground or re-routed on poles around the downtown. They contend the massive concrete transmission lines, 75 to 90 feet tall and weighing 30,000 pounds, will tower over the citys historic landscape, where brick buildings reach no higher than two stories. They (Progress) have never been willing to give us in good faith time to try to gure out a solution, said Tom Daly, president of the Apalachicola Area Historical Society, which has championed opposition to the poles for more than a year. We want a mandate (from city commissioners) that this city is willing to work for a common end. It gives us more leverage. Commissioner Jimmy Elliott made the motion to request the moratorium after speaking out strongly on behalf of the citizens group efforts, documented at their website, http://saveapalach. com. I admire and respect everything you all are doing, Elliott told the packed audience of about 50 at the special meeting. Im in full support. And you have every right to ask this city for permission to help. The city commissions letter of Cat Point, East Hole oyster bars close Health of cials seek cause of foul smell By David Adlerstein Times City Editor A foul-smelling stretch of water just south of the causeway near the Eastpoint shoreline prompted a closure Monday morning of two of Apalachicola Bays most productive oyster bars, at Cat Point and East Hole. Chris Brooks, a spokesman from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Aquaculture, called the shutdown of winter harvesting areas 1642 and 1601 a precautionary emergency closure. He said scientists with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection were testing for bacteria, fecal coliforms, algae and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and that his departments routine testing for fecal material in the harvesting area had come back negative. Water samples also are being analyzed by the Franklin County Health Department to measure bacteria levels in the bay water. Shaun May, interim director of environmental health at the county health department said a health advisory has been issued, and residents and visitors are urged to exercise caution. We are asking people to avoid entering the water in the affected area or participating in water-related activities, he said. Our rst priority is to protect the health and safety of the people who may visit the bay. The advisory will remain in effect until sample results show the water is safe. The Florida Division of Emergency Management got word of the possible pollution on Sunday and asked Pam Brownell, the countys director of emergency management, to provide eyes on the ground. It smells like sewage to Opinion . . . . . . A4 Society . . . . . . A8 Faith . . . . . . . A9 Outdoors . . . . . A12 Sports . . . . . . A13 Classi eds . . . A14-A15 Tide Chart . . . . A16 City seeks moratorium on poles LOIS SWOBODA | The Times An organizer poses with signs prepared for Saturdays protest. Saluting THOSE WHO SERVED County honors vets with tributes and celebration By Lois Swoboda and David Adlerstein Times Staff Writers Church and community saluted the nations heroes last week, as veterans were honored with Veterans Day celebrations at either end of the county. On Friday morning, the First Baptist Christian School in Apalachicola held its longstanding annual program of patriotic music and inspiring readings, titled defending Liberty and Freedom, in the church sanctuary. On Saturday, the Franklin County Senior Center in Carrabelle launched its rst ever Veterans Day celebration and Fall Festival with ceremony, reverence and fun. Im proud to be a Christian. Im proud to be an American. Im proud to be a Christian American, said the Rev. Bill Plazarin, guest speaker at Fridays service. Im proud to choose how and where we worship, and who we worship, in our country. A Navy veteran during the Korean War and his brother a Marine, Plazarins three program of LOIS SWOBODA | The Times TOP LEFT: Dan Sangaree, left, and Pal Rivers were honored as two of the countys oldest and most distinguished veterans. TOP RIGHT: David Butler salutes from the Duck, a six-wheel-drive amphibious truck from Camp Gordon Johnston Museum. DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times BELOW: Cassie Stricklands kindergartners, from left, Tyler Morrison, Lilly Willis and Molly Gay, sing the Lords Army. See SALUTING A7 See OYSTERS A10 See MORATORIUM A10 VOL. 126 ISSUE 29 Thursday, November 17, 2011 Searching for Skunk Ape A12 Panhandle Players present one-act plays The Panhandle Players Work, Play, Love An Evening of One-Act Plays will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 18-19, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at the Dixie Theatre. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for students and $5 for children. For information, go to www. panhandleplayers.com or call 670-8874. Lions Club hosts turkey shoot Saturday The Carrabelle Lions Club will host a turkey shoot and raf e from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, on Lake Morality Road. A new Browning 12-gauge shotgun with gold trigger and a handmade quilt will be raf ed. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. For more info, call 697-3189. Join Franklin County Toy Run Saturday On Saturday, Nov. 19, the Franklin County Childrens Toy Project will sponsor a charity motorcycle ride. Riders will assemble at the Carrabelle IGA at 11 a.m., leave at noon and arrive at 1 p.m. at the Three Servicemen Detail South in Apalachicola. Please bring new unwrapped toy, an article of childrens clothing or $10. For more information, contact Jay Abbott at 653-6462. Thanksgiving on St. George Island There will be a community Thanksgiving dinner at 12:30 p.m. at the St. George Island United Methodist Church, 201 E. Gulf Beach Drive. Turkey and ham are provided; bring a covered dish. Everyone is welcome. There will also be a community Thanksgiving dinner at Eddy Teachs Raw Bar at 4 p.m. Bring a covered dish or dessert if you can. Register for Boat Parade of Lights Register for the 19th annual Boat Parade of Lights on Dec. 10 by visiting www. carrabelle.org or stopping by the Carrabelle Chamber Of ce of Commerce and picking up an application. For more information, call 697-2585.

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Local A2 | The Times Thursday, November 17, 2011 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 By Lois Swoboda Times Staff Writer County commissioners on Nov 1 chose Emo/Archi tects Inc. of Tallahassee to renovate the Coombs Ar mory. The decision came af ter a committee consisting of County Planner Alan Pierce, Assistant County Planner Mark Curenton and County Parks and Rec reation Director Van John son compared the qualica tions of Emo with Johnson Peterson Architects, also of Tallahassee, the two rms that responded to the coun tys request for proposals (RFP) for Armory repair and makeover. Warren Emo, the rms principal, owns a home in Apalachicola and has worked on other projects here. At their Nov. 15 meet ing, county commissioners tapped Parks and Recre ation Director Van Johnson to oversee the renovation project, because his ofces are located in the Armory. County Commissioner Smokey Parrish warned that damage to the his toric structure from water and mold was extensive. I advise each of the com missioners to go and look at all of the rooms, he said on Nov. 1. I have a feeling, when the architects come back with a bid; its going to be quite substantial. Earlier this year, the Franklin County Tour ist Development Council (TDC) pledged to fund the repairs. At the regular TDC meeting on Nov. 9, Curt Blair told the TDC chair person, County Commis sioner Cheryl Sanders, the TDC has $234,000 available for work on the Armory. He said the TDC has also earmarked $32,000 for Sea food Landing Park on the Lombardi property west of Apalachicola. Sanders reminded Blair that the commission also instructed the TDC that any excess funds available at the end of the scal year should go towards the ar morys restoration. In April 2009, the county leased the armory from the state for 50 years at a cost of $300 per year. Although military operations in the building ceased over a de cade ago, the Armory has served as a venue for wed dings, reunions, dances and more for decades. In January 2011, county commissioners voted unan imously to issue an RFP to sublet the Fort Coombs Armory in Apalachicola after Steve Goodman and Carl Holliday, of Indianap olis, Ind. sought to lease the building and privately fund its restoration. The two businessmen wished to move their successful event planning business to Franklin County. After the commission ers received Goodman and Hollidays proposal, Sanders said she was un easy about subleasing the Armory to an outside busi ness. This could be our convention center, she said. When we obtained Coombs Armory it was for public use and to use for public good. After looking and listening I would like to keep the Armory within our county family and use TDC funds to fund the operation and upkeep. If we lease it, were going to lose our abil ity to govern over it. I would like to table the RFP until we can go out on the cost of upgrading the Armory. Warning that state grants would be unlikely given Gov. Rick Scotts aus tere budget, Commissioner Smokey Parrish said last spring that the county may be able to do this themselves. I want to hold off on the RFP but I want to move forward on this. This summer, the county renamed the historic build ing the Coombs Armory and Convention Center in hopes of securing state funds to aid in the renova tion in the future. Emo chosen to renovate Coombs Armory LOIS SWOBODA | The Times By Lois Swoboda Times Staff Writer Millions of dollars have poured into county coffers since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill last spring, but all good things must come to an end. At their Nov. 1 meeting, county commissioners voted unanimous ly to adopt almost $2.8 million in unanticipated revenue received from BP as part of payment for coasts associated with the oil spill. During his report, County Planner Alan Pierce said he re ceived a spreadsheet from Con gressman Steve Southerlands ofce that detailed government claims paid by BP, as of Oct. 3. According to Pierce, Franklin County has received about $1.93 million in response and recovery costs. In comparison, Gulf County received approximately $300,000 in recovered costs and Wakulla County received approximately $60,000. The Gulf County Tourist Development Commission also received $130,000 for loss of rev enue. Pierce said that, according to records compiled by the Frank lin County TDC and reviewed by Clerk of Courts Marcia Johnson, the county could not make a loss of revenue claim because the tax receipts for Franklin County were up slightly during the period. On Nov. 1, Johnson said a little more than $1.11 million was re ceived from BP for tourism pro motion, and nearly $1.68 million was received from BP as payment of expenses incurred during the Deepwater Horizon debacle. She said the promotional funds were put into the TDC account, and the $1.6 million goes into the general fund. Almost $7,000 will reimburse the county for overtime paid to emergency management em ployees, about $11,000 paid for an off-road vehicle and trailer used on the island. Over $26,000 pays for indirect expenses and over head. During the discussion, before the funds were unanimously ac cepted by the board, Chairman Noah Lockley asked if he could be paid for overtime he worked during the crisis. Both County At torney Michael Shuler and John son advised him that salaried em ployees do not receive overtime. The lions share of the funds deposited in the general fund, $1.63 million, goes to pay for di saster relief contract services, such as Calvin, Giordano and As sociates (CGA), which acted as liaison between the county and BP and organized efforts to de fend the coast from petroleum contamination. BP has refused some of the in voices submitted by contractors, including a bill for an oil skimmer as a part of the countys emer gency plan for excluding oil from the bay. The acquisition of the skimmer was authorized by the county commission At Tuesdays meeting, Com missioner Smokey Parrish said the county cannot be held liable for the expenditure under its con tract with CGA. He said the coun ty would support CGA in their just effort to recoup the cost of leasing the skimmer. CGA is now involved in a lawsuit to reclaim the expense from BP Johnson said the county has now collected all of the funds it requested from BP to date. Countys BP payments come to a close

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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 By Rick Swain Special to the Times Sunday, Nov. 13 marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of Carrabelles most famous native sons, baseball gure John Jordan Buck ONeil Jr., who died at the age of 94 in 2006. The ONeil family (sometimes spelled ONeal) lived in the Hill section of Carrabelle before relocating to Sarasota when Buck was 12 to nd work in the celery elds. He later went to live with relatives in Jacksonville where he attended Edward Waters College. ONeil became a star rst baseman in Negro League Baseball before Jackie Robinson integrated major league baseball in 1947. He began his career in 1934 and played for various teams before joining the Kansas City Monarchs, one of the most storied Negro League franchises, in 1938. He remained with the Monarchs through 1955 except for service in the Navy during World War II. With Kansas City he was long-time teammate of legendary pitcher Satchel Paige and he also toured with the Satchel Paige All-Stars in the offseason. Too old for a big league opportunity himself after the racial barrier was broken, he took over as manager of the Monarchs in 1948 and helped several young black players make the transition from the Negro Leagues to the majors, including Hall of Famer Ernie Banks. With the Negro Leagues in decline, ONeil left the Monarchs in 1956 to join the Chicago Cubs organization, becoming one of major league baseballs rst black scouts. Hall of Famer Lou Brock was among the many future major leaguers he signed for the Cubs. In 1962, the Cubs made him major league baseballs rst black coach. After a season on the coaching lines he returned to the Cubs scouting department before moving to the Kansas City Royals in 1988. In 1998 he was named Midwest Scout of the Year. ONeil served as a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame Veterans Committee from 1981 to 2000. In 1990, he led the effort to establish the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City and served as its honorary board chairman until his death. He gained national prominence in 1994 for his part in Ken Burns PBS documentary on baseball and became the unof cial voice of the Negro Leagues, making appearances on Late Night with David Letterman and the Late, Late Show with Tom Snyder as well as giving numerous interviews. In 2006, ONeil was nominated to a special Hall of Fame ballot for Negro League players, managers and executives, but didnt receive the necessary votes to gain admission. In the midst of much public concern over his omission, Buck said, Dont shed any tears. You think about this: Here I am, the grandson of a slave and here the whole world was excited about whether I was going into the Hall of Fame or not. Weve come a long ways. Later he graciously agreed to speak at the induction ceremony for the 17 former Negro Leaguers who were elected. A few days before the ceremonies, the 94-yearold ONeil became the oldest person to make a plate appearance in a professional game when he suited up for the Kansas City T-Bones of the Northern League. Less than three months later, Oct. 6, 2006, he died of heart failure in Kansas City. On Dec. 7, 2006, ONeil was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George W. Bush. He was chosen due to his excellence and determination both on and off the baseball eld, according to the White House news release, joining such sports notables as Jesse Owens, Muhammad Ali, Jackie Robinson, and Jack Nicklaus in receiving the countrys highest civilian honor. ONeil is credited with a .288 lifetime batting mark and he captured the Negro American League batting championship in 1946 with a .353 average. As a manager, he won ve pennants in eight years. Though these numbers were not deemed worthy of Hall of Fame selection, ONeil was posthumously honored by the Hall for his contributions to baseball by the creation of the Buck ONeil Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is bestowed not more than once every three years to honor an individual whose extraordinary efforts enhanced baseballs positive impact on society, broadened the games appeal, and whose character, integrity and dignity are comparable to the qualities exhibited by ONeil. In addition, a permanent life-size bronze statue of Buck ONeil was dedicated to the Negro League Baseball Museum. On Opening Day of the 2007 baseball season, the Kansas City Royals announced they would honor ONeil by placing a fan who best exempli es his spirit, in the Buck ONeil Legacy Seat in Kauffman Stadium each game. The rst person to sit in Bucks seat was his brother, Warren, who had a brief Negro League career. In 2010, Warren, as Bucks closest living relative, granted permission for the Tallahassee-based Northwest Florida chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) to become the Buck ONeil chapter. The chapter is working with the Carrabelle History Museum to gain more information on Bucks early years in Carrabelle, including the exact location of his home. If you have any information about Buck ONeil, please call the Apalachicola and Carrabelle Times at 6538868. Rick Swain is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research. He is the author of Beating the Breaks, The Black Stars Who Made Baseball Whole and The Integration of Major League Baseball: A Team by Team History, as well as numerous articles. LOIS SWOBODA | The Times A plaque in honor of Buck ONeil at the Will S. Kendrick Sports Complex in Carrabelle. SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Buck ONeil in his playing days as a rst baseman for the Kansas City Monarchs. SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Buck ONeil at the Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in 2006. Marking Buck ONeils 100th birthday LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Make passing Restore Act a priority The Restore Act of 2011 proposes to allocate 80 percent of the Clean Water Act penalties, which will be assessed to BP for the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster, to aid in restoring both the economy and environment of the Gulf Coast. The bill is co-sponsored by most of the Gulf Coast senators (see below), including Florida Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio. A companion bill (HR 3096) has been led in the House and is co-sponsored by Congressmen Steve Southerland and Jeff Miller. The bill that passes must provide for strong language and considerable emphasis on habitat restoration, sheries data collection and research. Under the Restore Act, the ve Gulf Coast states would receive an equal portion of the funds to promote ecological and economic recovery. The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council will also be established by the bill, to help further develop and fund a comprehensive plan for the ecological recovery and resiliency of the Gulf Coast. The act also establishes an endowment that includes funding for needed sheries, stock assessments and ecosystem monitoring. This bill only directs funding from the Clean Water Act penalties charged to BP for their responsibility in the disaster and does not direct any new federal spending. The Senate bill was introduced on July 21 by Senators Thad Cochran (R-MS), Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), Mary Landrieu (DLA), Bill Nelson (D-FL), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Richard Shelby (R-AL), David Vitter (R-LA) and Roger Wicker (R-MS). Floridas members of Congress, especially Senators Nelson and Rubio, should be commended for working across the aisles to see that this bill was introduced and we encourage swift passage. Our regions congressmen, Jeff Miller and Steve Southerland, should call for the same in the U. S. House of Representatives. We want to encourage those who value the Gulf and all it brings to this region, and to our nation, to ask your member of Congress to support the Restore Act of 2011. If you want to share your feelings and ideas about the Restore Act you can contact Steve Southerland at 7850812 and Jeff Miller at 664-1266. Jay Liles, Policy Consultant Florida Wildlife Federation Progress Energy needs active community involvement Progress Energy says it needs to be paid $7.5 million to bury the power lines in downtown Apalachicola. This is the same Progress Energy that had annual revenue last year of $10.2 billion and a pro t of $856 million! This is the same Progress Energy that earned $757 million in pro t during the rst nine months of 2011! Yes, this giant corporation which is trying to get even bigger by merging with Duke Energy by Jan. 1 is holding Apalachicola hostage for $7.5 million. Progress Energy has been closely connected to the communities we serve for more than a century, and were proud of our long tradition of dependable service and active community involvement, wrote Bill Johnson, Progress Energys chairman and CEO, in the companys March 2011 annual report. Well, Mr. Johnson, lets see some community involvement and talk with your customers in Apalachicola! And by the way, Mr. Johnson has earned $18.9 million in salary, stock awards and other compensation during the past three years as chairman and chief executive of cer. The company even threw in $30,000 for his home security and $20,000 for his spouse to y on the corporate plane, according to the companys SEC lings. Progress Energy says we need $7.5 million. Mr. Johnson, can you spare a dime for Apalachicola? Susan Richardson, SaveApalach.com LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Thursday, November 17, 2011

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Local The Times | A5 Thursday, November 17, 2011 The Apalachicola Bay Charter School dedi cated its media center Nov. 1 to media special ist Debra Elliott who passed away July 2. Fac ulty, staff and students gathered in the gymnasi um to share memories of Elliott, whose husband, Apalachicola City Com missioner Jimmy Elliott, was also present as were several parents. Elizabeth Kirvin presented Jimmy El liott with drawings cre ated by ABC students to honor his wifes memo ry. Kirvin said a select group of the drawings will be framed and hung in the media center along with a plaque and a large framed photograph of Debra Elliott. She served as ABCs media special ist from 2005 through 2011 and also produced a monthly newsletter and annual yearbook. Debra Elliott touched our hearts and made a beautiful impression on many lives, ABC Princi pal Chimene Johnson told the gathering, Johnson ended the ceremony by reading a letter of thanks Elliott had sent to the ABC students from her hospital bed. By Lois Swoboda By Lois Swoboda Times Staff Writer On Nov. 1, students from the fth grade and middle school classes at the Apala chicola Bay Charter School took part in a science fair with many interesting and creative entries. The fair was organized by Gina Taranto who said all the students at both lev els entered. The older stu dents were judged in cat egories of chemistry, earth science, physics, behavior al science and biology. Fifth graders were awarded rst, second and third prize within each class. The projects were judged by County Exten sion Agent Bill Mahan and Eric Lovestrand and Lisa Bailey, both environmen tal educators at the Apala chicola National Estuarine Research Reserve. Overall winner at the middle school level was Alexis ONeal for her en try in the biology category, Are Your Hands Really Clean? Top honors for fth grade went to Becca Willis for her project Cop per Contamination. Other winners for Mid dle School included: Chemistry 1) Astrid Ramirezs What Is the Fastest Way to Cool a Soda? 2) Madison Smiths Skittle Color Science and 3) Brooke Martinas Which Nail Rusts Faster? Earth Science 1) Max Davis Thats Water Un der the Bridge, 2) Jaylunn Obees Hygrometer of Hair and 3) Allie Kirvins Why Is the Sky Blue? Physics 1) Corie Cates Charge Your Cell phone with a Solar Cell, 2) Christian Amazons Coke Bottle Rockets and 3) Shaklee Crews Wave Blockers. Behavioral Science 1) Amber Henning Strop Effect, 2) Kaolin Wailer Smell vs. Taste and 3) Jackie Ramsey Music and Mood. Biology 1) Alexis ONeal Are Your Hands Really Clean? and 2-tie) Faith Sapp Who Loses More Hair? and Allie Si gnorelli: Who Has the Cleaner Mouth, Dogs vs. Humans? Winners, for fth grade included 1) Connor Mess er for Bigger is BetterAerodynamic, and Scout McLemore for Plant Growth; 2) Chloe Davis Calcium and Our Bones and Steven Hicks Sight or Smell? and 3) Grayson Constantines Magnets: Hot, Cold, Wet & Dry and Hailey Gays Can a Raw Egg Float? SPECIAL TO THE T IME S Two members of the Franklin County school band have been selected to perform with the Florida Honors Band as part of the Florida Music Educators Associations annual convention Jan. 11 14, 2012 in Tampa. Eighth-grader Ursula Countryman, left, will perform on ute with the seventh and eighth grade honors band, and high school junior Stephanie Marxsen, right, will perform on bass clarinet with the Small School honors band. At the Nov. 10 school board meeting, the board voted to cover a portion of the expenses to send band instructor Karl Lester and the two musicians to the annual convention, encouraging them to conduct their own fundraising as well to help offset the costs. By David Adlerstein HONORS BAND Charter school dedicates media center to ElliottLOI S SW O B ODA | The Times James Elliott and Elizabeth Kirvin enjoying childrens art dedicated to Debra Elliot. ABC scholars shine at science fairLOI S SW O B ODA | The Times Are your hands really clean? by Alexis ONeal was the overall winner on the middle school level.

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Help nd Sam the Himalayan Sam, a cream and chocolate Himalayan cat wearing a blue collar with a bell, went missing from a rental unit in the 700 block on the east end of St. George Island Nov. 8. He is declawed, over 10 years of age and needs daily medication. There is a $250 reward for his return. To reach Michelle, Sams owner, call (706) 414-7193. (The phone number on his collar wont work because his owners are here.) Apalachicola Legion hosts vets dinner tonight American Legion Post 106 will host a covered dish dinner at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Post headquarters, 801 US 98, in Apalachicola. All veterans are invited to come and enjoy. For more information, call Larry Hale at 653-5817. Lions Club hosts turkey shoot Saturday The Carrabelle Lions Club will host a turkey shoot and raf e this Saturday, Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Lake Morality Road A new Browning 12gauge shotgun with gold trigger will be raf ed, with the drawing at 2 p.m. A beautiful handmade quilt made by the Lanark Village Wandering Star Quilters will also be raf ed. Lots of turkeys will be won and great fun will be the order of the day. Everyone is welcome but minors must be accompanied by an adult. For more info, call is 6973189. Join Franklin County Toy Run Saturday On Saturday, Nov. 19, the Franklin County Childrens Toy Project will sponsor a charity motorcycle ride. Riders will assemble at the Carrabelle IGA at 11 a.m., leave at noon and arrive at the Three Servicemen Detail South in Apalachicola at 1 p.m. All bikers welcome. Please bring a new unwrapped toy, article of childrens clothing or $10. We ride rain or shine. Food provided. For more information, contact Jay Abbott at 653-6462. Law Enforcement A6 | The Times Thursday, November 17, 2011 By David Adlerstein Times City Editor The Franklin County Democratic Executive Committee had an exhilarating reception at the Crooked River Grill in Lanark Village Nov. 10 where more than 80 Democrats came to hear remarks by Franklin County Democratic of ce holders. Committee Chairman Curt Blair said attendees were vocal in their enthusiasm about uniting to elect Democrats in 2012. We owe a large thank you to Ray Courage, Mercedes and Carl Updyke for their efforts to put the event together, he said. It was heartening to feel the tremendous electricity generated in the room by Lanark and Carrabelle voters for this kick off to the 2012 election season. Several Democrats from other parts of the county shared in the event. Blair said the committee was grateful to Democratic elected of cials who took time to attend, including County Commissioners Cheryl Sanders and Bevin Putnal, State Senator Bill Montford, State Representative Leonard Bembry, Clerk of Courts Marcia Johnson, Tax Collector James Harris and Apalachicola City Commissioner Brenda Ash. Supervisor of Elections Ida Cooper Elliott, who was with her daughter helping with her brand new granddaughter, was among several of cials who expressed their desire to be present, but could not because of con icts that evening. In addition, Rhonda Skipper, candidate for property appraiser, and Jay Liles, candidate in the Second Congressional District race, were introduced, Blair said. Frank Day, representing District 1 of the Florida Democratic Partys Small County Coalition, and Rachel Sutz Pienta, Countys Democratic Executive Committee Chair, were special guests visiting from other counties. The Executive Committee discussed 2012 campaign plans including providing candidate training on precinct organization tools and volunteer recruitment. The evening was a great beginning to 2012 efforts to elect more Democrats, said Blair. He said that if the county committee can collect 200 more Vote By Mail cards than were signed up for absentee ballots in 2010, the committee will be awarded $2,000 by the Florida Democratic Party. Be the rst to sign a Vote by Mail card and return it to DEC. P.O. Box 157, Apalachicola, FL 32329, he said. Spread the word! MARCIA MATHIS | Special to the Times State Sen. Bill Montford, right, addresses the Democratic Executive Committee reception, as, from left, Brenda Ash, Connie and Jimmy Harris and Curt Blair listen. Democrats kick off 2012 campaign efforts See BRIEFS A14 News BRIEFS

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Local The Times | A7 Thursday, November 17, 2011 INV I TAT I ON TO B I D: Franklin County Library Build-out T he Friends of the Franklin County Library as funded by US DA through a rural development grant requests bids from State of Florida registered licensed General and/or Building Contractors (as required by Florida Law) for the following project site located on Bayshore D rive with access on Hickory D ip D rive, Eastpoint, Florida. PR O JEC T D ESCRIP T I ON : Franklin County Library Build O ut T he 5,000 SF building shell is a pre-engineered steel frame built on a concrete slab on grade. T he building shell has a steel roof and siding, with storefront doors and windows. Electrical service, in slab plumbing and conduit is in place. T he scope of work required under this bid includes the nishing of the building and site. Plans completed by Johnson Peterson A rchitects and Prebble-Rish Engineering include but are not limited to the following: T he building interior will feature steel stud and drywall partitions with the required insulation in exterior walls. D oors will be solid core wood in hollow metal frames. Cabinets and counter tops are plastic laminate. Floor covering will be either vinyl tile or commercial carpet. Ceilings will be lay-in acoustical tile. Lighting and plumbing xtures will be commercial grade for low maintenance and durability. Storm water ponds are in place and working. A lthough the entry drive is graded, nal grading, topsoil, sod and landscaping, limestone base and asphalt paving will be required to nish the site work. BI D O PE N I N G DAT E: D ecember 12th at 10am at Franklin County Public Library at 29 Island D r., Eastpoint, FL 32328 (850) 670-8151 MANDATORY P RE BI D MEE T I N G: Monday N ovember 28th, 2011 at 10am at the project site. ANT ICIP AT E D PR O JEC T BU D GE T : $325,000 Questions to the architect/engineer must be received not later than D ecember 2, 2011 5pm. F O R PURCH A SI N G O F BI D DO CUME NT S, AND SUBMI TTA L REQUIREME NT S Y O U MUS T C ONTA C T SEMI NO LE BLUEPRI NT AT (850) 671-2714 ON O R A F T ER NOV EMBER 14, 2011. US DA and the Friends of the Franklin County Library reserve the right to reject any and all submissions, or accept minor irregularities in the best interest of the library. P O I NT O F C ONTA C T : John Lane, Project Manager, Johnson Peterson A rchitects (850) 224-9700 jlane@jparchitects.com www.pulse-sgi.com TODAY IS T HE DEADLINE FOR T HE N OVEMBER 24 T H ISSUE Call Today! 227-7847 or 370-6090 sons are all veterans, his youngest having served 16 years in the Army. We are a proud and peace-loving nation, he said. Thank you, veterans, for your sacri ce and love for your country. Its not always easy to defend freedom. Students from kindergarten through high school took part in the Friday service, led by School Director Carline Kembro. The morning was highlighted by the recitation of the names of each of the countys war dead, as the high schoolers came forward to place a tiny ag that read God Bless America. After the folding of the ag by Oscar Medley, Louis Van Vleet and Red Sizemore, the veterans in the attendance were asked to come forward, and each was presented with a commemorative calendar by the kindergartners. Carrabelles Saturday event welcomed people from throughout the county, with organizers arranging for two of the countys oldest and most distinguished veterans, Dan Sangaree and Pal Rivers, to travel from Apalachicola to participate in the festivities. The day began with a breakfast at the Senior Center followed by a wreath-laying ceremony in Veterans Park. Mayor Curley Messer led the crowd in a Pledge of Allegiance as the color guard from St. George Island Explorer Troop 22 stood at attention nearby. The ceremony was followed by a parade featuring beauty queens, Shriners, classic cars, military vehicles and the Seahawk marching band from Franklin County High School. After the parade, everyone moved from downtown to the fairgrounds behind the Senior Center, where there was plenty of art and crafts on display, a half-dozen vendors providing tasty treats and lots of activities for children. Around noon, a second solemn ceremony was held in front of the center, where Rivers and Sangaree were presented with ags. At 99, Sangaree is the countys oldest living veteran, while Rivers had a long and distinguished in the Navy during which he was ight instructor for Neil Armstrong, the rst man to walk on the moon. Vietnam veteran Larry Hale, scoutmaster of the Explorer troop and commander of Apalachicolas American Legion Post 106, thanked the two men for their service and told onlookers, We are in wars that need to come to an end. This is about the veterans that we are creating now. The observance ended with a rendition of Taps by drum soloist Mike Nepoti. After the crowd adjourned, some visitors witnessed an unusual event, the retirement of several American ags. Old Glory, you have served the city well through storms and fair weather. We bid you adieu, said Hale, before the ags were committed to ames. The ags were respectfully dismantled and burned, beginning with the stars followed by individual stripes. As the celebration continued, there were bocce and horseshoe tournaments and a cakewalk as well as food and all-day music. Performers included Greg Christofferson, the Not Quite Ready Band, CR 67 Band and Evelyn McAnally. The party ended with a live auction led by Chuck Spicer. It was great, said event organizer Shirley Cox. It was our rst festival, and everyone was pleased with the entertainment and the food. The breakfast was a great success and one of our best ideas. Cox sent her thanks to Christofferson who worked on the schedule, to Spicer and to everyone who donated and volunteered to help. She sent special thanks to Free Fire Ministries. She said the party was still in progress when she left at 10 p.m. I was exhausted, she said. Cox said she believes the event was pro table and will have an exact gure by the end of the week. All proceeds bene t the Franklin County Senior Center in Carrabelle. SALUTING from page A1 LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Mike Guidry retires an American ag with great pomp and respect. DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times Honored at Fridays service were veterans, from left, Craig Duval, Oscar Medley, Bill Plazarin, Gene Boone, Red Sizemore, Ella Bond, Wayne Nash and Richard White. At left, Miranda Moses places a ag in honor of one of the countys fallen in a wreath held by Anna Harris.

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A8 | The Times Thursday, November 17, 2011 Longtime Apalachicola family physician Dr. Photis Nichols, now semi-retired and living in Jacksonville, has been named by the Jacksonville Business Journal as one of its Health Care Heroes. In an article authored by Laura Jane Pittman in the journals Nov. 4 edition, Nichols was cited for his community service with Volunteers in Medicine (VIM), an eight-year-old outreach to the communitys working uninsured. Since the clinic opened in 2003, Nichols has logged more than 1,160 hours of volunteer time in treating patients. When we rst opened, Dr. Nichols saw the sign in the window and came in the door and said he wanted to help, VIM President Dr. Jim Burt, told the Business Journal. He has been here longer than any other provided, and has brought a real sense of true family medicine to the organization. Catie Wallace, VIMs volunteer coordinator, said Nichols handles one shift a week, seeing six to eight patients who would otherwise have no medical care. Dr. Victoria Findley, VIMs chief medical of cer, told the Business Journal that patients respond well to Nichols kind, gentle manner and consistent presence. I have dearly missed my former patients in Apalachicola, and VIM has helped me ll the void, Nichols, 88, told the business publication. Medicine has been good to me, and I am only too happy to give back some of what I have been honored with over the years. PET OF THE WEEK Franklin County Humane Society Society Iolana Loni Burke celebrated her fourth birthday on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, together with her sister Layla. Loni is the daughter of Jeremy Burke, of Apalachicola, and Tina Burke, of Thomasville, Ga. Her maternal grandparents are John and Sonya Bellew, of Apalachicola. Paternal grandparents are David and Beverly Burke, of Apalachicola. Lonis paternal greatgrandparents are Belvin and Johnnie Bryant, of Apalachicola. Samantha Breanna Burkett turned 11 years old on Halloween! Samantha is the daughter of Dana Saunders Burkett, of Tallahassee, and Richie Burkett of Port St. Joe. She is the granddaughter of Debbie Saunders, of Tallahassee, and the late Dr. Edward Saunders, of Carrabelle. She is also the niece of Terry Saunders of Tallahassee. Happy Birthday to my Baby Girl, time ies by so fast! I love you very, very much! Love, Mama, Mama-MiMi and Uncle Terry The family of J.V. Bubba Gander celebrated his 90th birthday Nov. 10 with an informal dinner party at his Bluff Road home. Highlighting the festive affair, complete with gumbo, fresh oysters and assorted delicacies, was a champagne toast led by Bubba and Jean, his wife of 63 years, pictured above. Along with the champagne came slices of birthday cake, inset. Decorated by Glenda Newell, her design was based on an early photograph of Gander hauling in his net from little St. George Island. Special to the Times Had a big day, Thursday, Nov. 17. The lunch at the senior center was great. Had a nice crowd. In the evening I went to the Democratic Executive Committee reception at the Crooked River Grille. It was very well-attended, and we all had a great time. Being there brought back a lot of memories. After winning our case in 1986 to redraw the voting lines, I was asked by the executive committee to have the rally in our new district. I held the rally at the Lanark Village Boat Club, as I was rst vicecommander at that time. It also was well-attended. Thanks to the committee for all the work arranging this years reception. I know it was no walk in the park, and thanks to all who attended. On Saturday, I went to the senior center for lunch at the festival. I visited with friends and neighbors. Took some chances on the quilt, but my phone didnt ring later in the day, so I guess someone else won it. Oh well! I had lunch with Betty Roberts on Sunday, Nov. 13 at St. James Rehab Center. She is coming along ne. On the way back to her room, we stopped and had a nice visit with Mercy Henderson. After lunch today, Nov. 17, the senior center will be closed until Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012. The Food Bank will also close at noon today, and reopen Thursday, Dec. 1. On Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, we will have our annual dinner at Chillas Hall. There is a sign-up sheet in the hall for those attending, number of people in your party, and what dish you will be bringing. Serving begins at 1 p.m. See ya there! Be kind to one another, check on the sick and housebound. Enjoy yourself its later than you think! Until next time, God Bless America, our troops, the poor and the hungry. Sign-up begins for Thanksgiving Day dinner LANARK NEWS Jim Welsh SAMANTHA BREANNA TURNS 11 BUBBA GANDER MARKS 90TH BIRTHDAY DR. NICHOLS NAMED JACKSONVILLE HEALTH CARE HERO IOLANA BURKE TURNS 4

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The Times | A9 Thursday, November 17, 2011 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 Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church -Your Church on the Coast2653 Highway 98 East P.O. Box 729, Lanark Village, Fl 32323 Pastor: Father Eddie Jones Mass Schedule: Saturday: (Vigil) 5:00 PM Sunday: 7:30 AM (850)697-3669 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. Church Special to the Times While raising four children who were all a product of broken homes, we had the opportunity of conducting our own personal case study of nature vs. nurture. Some may argue that genetics play the larger role while others insist it is how the child is raised. Still others insist environment and inuence play the largest role. Two of our children were from the exact same genetics and environment until adulthood, yet they were nothing alike in their behavior or personality. They were both too young at the time of the divorce to have learned any behaviors from their father. He lived hours away and the children rarely visited, therefore he had very little inuence on their outcome. Surprisingly, many of their behaviors and mannerisms were undeniably inherited from their father. In the areas of temperament, school performance, submission to authority and motivation, one or both of them would exhibit traits that were not a reection of me or of their rearing. The other two children had parents who lived nearby and they were able to visit frequently. Each of them exhibited traits that were not a reection of the custodial parent. In the areas of emotionalism, submission to authority, self-image, motivation, and reasoning, both were the exact opposite of the way they were raised. With regular visitation, their traits may have been a result of learned behavior. All of our children were raised essentially the same while they were in our household. We were consistent with affection, rules, and involvement in their lives; however, each of them was completely different in their personalities, viewpoints, performance, and behavior. Sometimes I would lean toward believing genetics played the largest part of a persons personality and other times I was convinced that rearing was more signicant in the way the child turned out. As the children were growing up, they would go through phases that varied by age and sometimes by inuence. A couple of them have commented at times that they were unable to help their behavior because they knew they were like their mother or father in that way. Unbalanced hormones sometimes revealed a side of them that made me question if their biological father was Mr. Hyde. Most of the undesirable qualities that our children possessed as teenagers are no longer a signicant part of their personality traits (thank God). Maturity and the realization that they are not the center of the universe have cured many of the inherited inclinations they once embraced and used as a crutch. The friends who were a part of their life during the teen years have gone their separate ways and they no longer associate with them. Inuence may be a large factor during the adolescent to young adult age, however as they transition into adulthood, peer pressure has less of a grip on them. Dealing with others, making decisions, work habits, personality traits, and mannerisms may or may not be natural behaviors. Intelligence is sometimes inherited but a lack of ambition or common sense will render it useless. We may be blessed with natural abilities or cursed with personality quirks but I believe nurturing molds us as we learn and mature. Environment and culture play a vital role in how we view ourselves and can either destroy or catapult our ambitions. However, many inuential people have risen out of extremely adverse situations. Children of second-generation alcoholics and drug addicts have broken the cycle. Young adults have chosen to attend college despite their parents limited views of higher education. Many young people have survived parents who were negligent and horrible role models to become wonderful parents. My educated guess based on our personal study leads me to believe everything affects who we are. The undesirable personality traits we were born with can be changed through self-control. We are not limited to any one component for the way we turn out. We are a summation of nature, nurture, environment, culture, and inuence, however self-will and self-discipline trumps all of these elements. We do not have to embrace any negative quality that is part of our chemical make-up. That is unless we choose to. We welcome all suggestions and hope you enjoy this weekly article. Please send all emails to Scott Shiver at frontline247@mac.com. The 2011 Seafood Festival was the biggest and most successful in the history of the event, not only for vendors and artists but for the Franklin County Humane Society as well. Fifteen adoptions took place over the two-day festival, with locals and visitors alike coming to the booth to interact, adopt and donate. At any given time during the two days, there was a crowd gathered and the atmosphere was happy and festive as people shared pet experiences and played with our pets. A big thank you to all our volunteers, organizers of the festival and of course to those who adopted! The Franklin County Humane Society We would like to thank the many people who reached out and showed our family compassion during our time of sorrow at the passing of Danny. The generosity of the community truly makes us grateful to be part of the Franklin County Family. From the numerous phone calls, exquisite cuisine, owers, monetary offerings and kind words of consideration, you all vastly aided in the start of our healing process. A special thanks to the Carrabelle Christian Center, Hog Wild Bar-B-Q and Forbes Funeral Home. God Bless You All. The Holton Family We, the family of the late Beatrice Cummings-Washington, would like to thank each and everyone for their love, support and prayers that they have shown our family. We also would like to thank each and everyone for the food and donations that were given to help with the Homegoing service for our mother and grandmother. We thank each and everyone from the bottom of our heart. Thanks, Tiffany Gathers and grandchildren and the family of the late Beatrice Washington. Thank you very much for giving me a wonderful and memorable baby shower. Thank you to everyone for your thoughtfulness and kind wishes. Sincerely, Jessie Walden Thank you! Thank you for every donation but most of all for your prayers in my journey for me becoming the Royal Prince in the Love Center Apalachicola Chosen Generation Royal Priesthood Pageant. A special thank-you to my godparents Mr. Clarence Williams Jr. and Mrs. Ingrid Williams who worked very diligently day and night for me to become King. I thank God for godparents like the two of you who support me in the things of God. Once again, I thank each of you for the role you had me in becoming Royal Priest Prince. I will represent the King of Kings and Lord of Lords very well. Thank you, JaChristian Croom We can overcome undesirable personality traits YOUTH MATTERS Scott and Pamela Shiver KING JACHRISTIAN CROOM Cards of THANKS Thank you A Special Thanks In Appreciation Thank you Liberty Counsel to conduct Nov. 19 seminar By invitation of Franklin County Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Liberty Counsel will conduct a workshop covering students rights, teachers rights and prayer in schools at the Eastpoint Church of God on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Liberty Counsel is an international nonprot litigation, education, and policy organization dedicated to advancing religious freedom, the sanctity of life, and the family since 1989, by providing pro bono assistance and representation on these and related topics. Hospice hosts Remembrance As part of its holiday outreach, Big Bend Hospice will host the 2011 Service of Remembrance on Sunday, Nov. 27 at 3 p.m. at Riverfront Park, 90 Water Street in Apalachicola. This special service gives families and friends an opportunity to remember and honor those they have lost. The service includes music, words of comfort and a special time to speak a name and honor a loved one. The Service of Remembrance is a timeout in a busy season to remember those we love and have lost to death, said Rev. Candace McKibben, hospice services manager. Whether the loss is distant or recent, it is important to our spiritual well-being to acknowledge the grief we feel and to summon hope to live life enriched by cherished memories and lessons learned. This service is a safe and healing place to do both. There will be fellowship time and refreshments immediately following the service. For more information about the service, please contact Pam Allbritton at 5088749. Make reservations for O rmans C hristmas tea Once again the ladies of Trinity Episcopal Church and the Orman House Historic Site will ring in the holidays with a high tea featuring music by the Tom Adams quartet. The party is scheduled for Sunday, Dec.. 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. Attendance is limited so make reservations by calling Carrie Kienzle at 370-5155. Tickets are available at the church ofce or from members of Trinitys congregation. Funds go to support the annual Tour of Homes. Church BRIEFS

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Local A10 | The Times Thursday, November 17, 2011 me, she said. You really dont see any fecal material, though. She provided a rough estimate of about 10,000 to 15,000 gallons of affected seawater. Brooks said his department looked into a possible sewage leak but was unable to con rm one. He said they found no evidence of any sewage pipe leaking but did detect some sort of strong smell, like human waste. They were very concerned about what they had seen. Based on that and this emergency management bulletin, that sounded very serious to us. Brooks said George Allen, chairman of the board of the Eastpoint Water and Sewer District, said no malfunctions had been reported at the sewage facility or any of the lift stations. Everything was good on his end. We did not suspect that facility, Brooks said. Of cers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission assisted in enforcement of the closure, ordering harvesters to dump any oysters they had back into the water. Weve been closed right before Christmas before. Its frustrating, said Shannon Harts eld, president of the Franklin County Seafood Workers Association, as he dumped oysters harvested by his father, Abraham, back into gulf waters. He estimated that about 100 to 120 boats had been working East Hole. The Miles, in the western area of the bay, remains open. Harts eld said he could understand the state acting swiftly, because he knows what a headache a product recall can be on the processors. When they did the recall, I know all the oystermen complained about it, but it hurt the dealers pretty bad, he said. Harts eld said any product con scated from a cooler Monday would be taken and disposed of at the shell pile at the Mill Pond in Apalachicola. He said he didnt have an idea what had caused the foul patch. I cant gure it, Harts eld said. You can smell it, theres no doubt its there. Where did it come from out of the blue right there? If its raw sewage, it has to be from some vessel. Thats a lot of sewage from a boat to dump. Its almost like from a sewage container. He wondered whether any of the work being done by Progress Electric on new transmission lines spanning the Apalachicola River or work by the state to remove leftover pilings from the old St. George Island bridge might have contributed to the problem. This is not a decision we take lightly at all, because of the emergency nature, Brooks said. But why wait until the end of the day and have to get product recalled? This is serious for public health and for the health of the industry. REQUEST FOR BIDS Franklin County solicits bids for a one-year lease of approximately one acre of real property located near the foot of the Bryant Patton bridge in Eastpoint, Florida. This property is illustrated below, and is marked with diagonal lines and is labeled as Cat Point Road. The subject land is publicly owned, but is not presently used as a road. All bids shall be sealed and delivered to the Franklin County Clerk of Courts at 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, no later than 4:00 P.M. (ET) December 2, 2011. Bids will be opened on December 6, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. (ET) during the county commission meeting held at 34 Forbes Street, Apalachicola, Florida. Franklin County reserves the right to reject any and all bids. For additional information, call 850-653-1757. 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 Fruit Stand Hwy 98, EastPoint, FL See You There! MARGARE T Fresh Fraser Fir Christmas Trees and Wreaths A rriving Thanksgiving Week! support for the moratorium comes days before a symbolic protest planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19. Organizers promise to stage a New Orleansstyle funeral, complete with horse-drawn caisson, ag-draped cof n and processional line. Those wishing to attend are asked to bring an umbrella and/or a shovel, to dress in black and to meet in front of the Raney House at 128 Market St. The funeral will cap an 11th hour effort by citizens even as the construction project nears downtown from the west, from a section of the new transmission lines erected in Port St. Joe, and from the east, spanning the Apalachicola River from Eastpoint. Apalachicola businessman Mark Friedman told commissioners he signed on in earnest to the SaveApalach group after learning it enlisted the help of Arthur Buddy Jacobs, a prominent landuse attorney out of Fernandina Beach who was instrumental in defeating the planned construction of a Walmart there. With Buddy, I really thought we had a ghting chance, said Friedman, who distributed to commissioners Jacobs resume along with materials outlining the views of several state historic preservation experts. His thought is to put pressure on Progress on many fronts, he said, noting that Jacobs, a former president of the University of Florida student body and long active in state political circles, has talked with U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, former U.S. senator and Progress board member Mel Martinez and several state officials, with plans to speak next with Attorney General Pam Bondi. Were coming from a lot of different levels. We need to get national attention and have to hit it from the media side and national media, Friedman said. By having your support, were in a better position to have your senators and representatives get on board. To give us a chance to sit down and discuss with them, not (Progress community liaison) Bobby Pickles, but someone at a higher level. He said with Progress facing a merger with Duke Energy and massive costs associated with botched repairs at its Crystal River nuclear power plant, the company will have to deal seriously with public relations. I dont think Progress is done at looking at all the options available, Friedman said. We do have a chance, but we will need funding to bury the lines. He also shared a letter of support from the Main Street program, a thank you letter from the company that conducted a recent Sports Illustrated photo shoot and a recent glowing article in Yachting magazine. They are coming here not because of what we have, but because of what we dont have, Friedman said. They like this area a lot. Putting the power poles through here can have a negative effect on the economy. Were going to have power poles that are twice as high as all the trees. It can have an economic effect. By its 4-0 vote, with Commissioner Mitchell Bartley absent, the commission reaf rmed the support it rst granted in January. But the vote was not without some misgivings by commissioners. Commissioner Brenda Ash was critical of unspeci ed comments, which she said originated from the citizens group and were an attack on the character and integrity of the city. She said the organization had gone a little to the extreme to get this attention, and you have decided to come to the city in the nal hour. (But) two weeks ago, when you decided to regroup and to go this route, you didnt consider including the city at that time. Im going to be honest, she said. Im offended at the route you have taken. I dont have a thick skin that some of the others have. I dont have an issue with what youre doing; I have an issue with how youre doing it. Now we have division. We are in a time where there needs to be unity on so many different levels, and yet were nding differences and reasons to be divided. I nd it very disheartening. Both Friedman and Daly were apologetic. There has never been any organized or united effort to cast aspersions on commissioners or anybody else, Daly said. There are perhaps overzealous people who have acted suddenly, but its not a posture endorsed by the historical society. Never in that discussion was there any decision to somehow disparage commissioners or anyone else in the community. Thats not the direction, policy or somethings thats been endorsed or promoted. There is frustration, he said. Its frustration at the inability to make a difference, but we now have a chance. Mayor Van Johnson said he hoped everyone would avoid the politics of personal destruction. Thats not the Apalachicola I grew up in. The mayor pressed Daly as to what had changed since an earlier meeting with a Tallahassee utility attorney brought in to challenge the poles, when he told city of cials there was nothing legally that could be done with Progress, the mayor said. Daly said citizens are now able to bring pressure from sources much larger than this community. There is a change in the publicity and political and corporate allies that might help us change Progress in a new direction. We have friends, people that support our effort to stop these poles. We have friends willing to go to bat for us. It is a different ballgame, and we are approaching it from a basis that the historical nature of this community needs to be defended. I think they (the new poles) are a horrendous thing potentially to see. Daly said a protracted legal battle on any front would get a lot more expensive but said citizens efforts so far can only yield positive results. Public relations is part of it. It gets attention, and I believe we will also get good publicity about this, he said. I dont see any downside to it in terms of this community. The worst that can happen is we get some publicity. OYSTERS from page A1 MORATORIUM from page A1 DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times City commissioners, from right, Jimmy Elliott, Brenda Ash and Frank Cook, weigh asking for a moratorium on construction of power poles in downtown Apalachicola.

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E-mail outdoors news to times outdoors@star .com O UTDOORS www.apalachtimes.com Section Section A Corner of Marina Drive, Port St. Joe, FL (next to Piggly Wiggly) www.BWOsh.com Your Hunting Headquarters 38# THRUST AND 36 SHAFT, TRANS O M M O UNT WAS $179.99 NOW $159.99 2 YEAR W ARRANTY TRANS O M M O UNT 38# THRUST AND 36 SHAFT, 38# THRUST AND 36 SHAFT, TRANS O M M O UNT M INN K O TA E NDURA C2 T R O LLING MO T O R By Lois Swoboda Times Staff Writer Tom Biscardi is looking for Bigfoot. If youve seen him, hed like to talk to you. Last month, Biscardi and a small entourage paid a visit to the county to search for elusive wildlife. Biscardi is founder and CEO of Searching for Bigfoot Inc., a corporation dedicated to nding the elusive Sasquatch/Yeti/ Swamp Ape/O-mah. What you call the big guy depends largely on where you hail from. Locally, he goes by Skunk Ape. Biscardi, a Las Vegas promoter, has turned the search for Sasquatch into a money-making proposition. He has published books and articles on the Skunk Ape and produced half a dozen lms on the subject. He also maintains a blog and a website on the legendary creature. He said he has been searching for Bigfoot for 40 years. His rst safari was funded by a $50,000 grant from John D. McArthur. These days, to obtain information, Biscardi, travels the country in a stretch-cab pickup and trailer proclaiming him the big foot hunter, and, not surprisingly, wherever he goes, people ock to share their experiences with the elusive ape. He follows up on these narratives by investigating Bigfoot hotspots. He carries some high-tech equipment including night vision goggles, a light intensi er for use with a camera and a biopsy ri e to obtain tissue samples from a distance. Biscardi said he has encountered Bigfoot six times over the years, once from only 12 feet away. He said he travels more than 100,000 miles annually on the Skunk Apes trail. Over fried shrimp and gumbo at Two Als, he displayed plaster casts of supersized feet he said he collected in Paris, Texas. To be a cryptozoologist, you have to get out of the library, he said. Biscardi is controversial and, in recent years, has reportedly fallen victim to several hoaxsters, In 2005, Biscardi appeared on the radio program Coast to Coast AM, an online broadcast dealing with the strange, supernatural and macabre said claimed he was percent sure he would be able to capture a Bigfoot near Happy Camp, Calif. In a later broadcast, he said he knew the location of a captured Bigfoot and offered a video on of the creature on demand for a fee of $14. Later, Biscardi withdrew the offer and said he had been hoodwinked by a woman in Stagecoach, Nev. Biscardi then offered a refund on his website to those who had subscribed to the service. In 2008, Matthew Whitton and Rick Dyer of Georgia showed Biscardi a 7foot, 7-inch, 500-pound Bigfoot-like creature in a freezer. Whitton and Dyer said they found the body in the north Georgia mountains and said they saw three similar living creatures nearby. Biscardi teamed up with the pair and promoted the claim, promising DNA evidence. The three held a press conference at which they showed photographs of the alleged creature. Biscardi said he had touched it, measured its feet and felt its intestines. The Bigfoot turned out to be a rubber costume; Biscardi said he was deceived. In any case, Biscardi is a larger-thanlife gure who commands attention everywhere he goes. On Oct. 11, when Biscardi sailed into Carrabelle, he was fresh from a weeklong whirlwind tour of 11 states with a BBC lm crew. Biscardi said he has appeared on BBC many times. This time, they contacted him because they wanted lm footage for the pilot of a reality show to be shot in the U.S. and aired in Great Britain. Why did he come to Carrabelle? To hook up with cryptozoologist Scott Marlowe, who visited Carrabelle in spring 2010 to investigate the Carrabelle cat, a large black panther allegedly haunting Tates Hell. Marlowe met up with Biscardi on his visit. When Scott Marlowe said there were some (skunk ape) sightings around here, it intrigued me, Biscardi said, The two monster hunters, guided by Cal Allen, surveyed the woods for signs of Sasquatch, which Biscardi christened the Tates Hell Terror. Unfortunately, their investigations didnt turn up any promising signs that skunk apes abound in the swamp, Allen said. There were no large nests in the reeds or giant footprints in mud. Even anecdotal reports of the awful ape were few and far between. Carrabelles Sonny Stone told Biscardi he has not seen a Swamp Ape but thinks he smelled one in 2004 as he was driving on River Road about a half mile from Trout Creek. I was in the area where it had just crossed. I could smell him, said Stone. It was like a mixture of urine, mold, mildew and feces. Wildlife biologist Adam Warwick said though he could not prove there were no Bigfoot in the swamp, he knows of no evidence to indicate they are there. Raconteur Joe Barber, known for his outdoor prowess, told Biscardi he and another man once were shing at about noon on the St. Marks River near the mouth of Chipley Creek, when they heard an awful sound from up the creek. He described it as a man screaming. He and his friend were extremely frightened by the noise, and the other man commented What the h***was that? Barber said he didnt know and asked, Are you afraid to go and see? The other man said he was not, and they took the boat up the creek but could nd no trace of a man or anything unusual. Barber said he then remembered houseboats anchored nearby, so they investigated to see if there had been an accident but found nobody onboard any of the boats. The only thing I could ever think was that it was some kind of cat, Barber said. Ive never heard anything else like it in all these years. Warwick said the call could have been a fox in heat. Although Biscardi might not be back soon to search the swamp for Bigfoot, Marlowe is bringing a group called the Cryptid Seekers in March to track the Carrabelle cat. If youre in the mood for a whimsical read, you might consider Marlowes Cryptic Creatures of Florida. Its not National Geographic, but as a little light reading, its fun. The book incorporates some folklore, old news stories and anecdotal reports of peculiar creatures rumored to roam the Sunshine State, ranging from pterodactyls (Marlowe hints they might be sand hill cranes) to giant snakes to the Cracker Dog Killer, possibly a giant Central American weasel. Its a short piece, perfect for a plane trip or reading by ashlight under the covers. Drawing to be Wednesday for new hunt camp There will be a drawing for the general public by lottery at the Carrabelle Forestry Of ce, 290 Airport Road in Carrabelle, at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov 23, for the new Borrow Pit 2 hunt camp. The camp is on Tates Hell Forest Road 90, just west of the Borrow Pit Camp (16) and the new helicopter landing area. The closest cross road is West River Road. The hunt camp dates for the new site will be Nov. 23 to Feb. 20, 2012. The hunt camp fee will be $100. You must provide a copy of your valid, up-to-date hunting license along with payment. All state forest rules and regulations apply. Please call 487-3766 or 697-3734, ext. 102, for additional information or questions you may have about this process. New primitive campsite available beginning Wednesday A new primitive campsite, Pidcock Campsite, will be available beginning Wednesday, Nov. 23. The site is in the High Bluff Tract off Pidcock Road at the old bridge crossing of High Bluff Creek. This site is not a hunt camp. It can be reserved for a maximum of 14 days and the fee will be $10 per night. For reservations, contact the Carrabelle of ce at 697-3766. Gag grouper season closes for season in Gulf The 2011 open recreational harvest season for gag grouper in Gulf of Mexico state waters (excluding Monroe County) closed Wednesday, Nov. 16, two months after the fall harvest season opened Sept. 16. In state and federal Atlantic waters (including Monroe County), the recreational season is open through Jan. 1, 2012. Federal sheries managers are working to put new management guidelines in place to rebuild the population of gag grouper, which is considered to be over shed and undergoing over shing in Gulf waters. Temporary changes in 2011 federal management efforts also included a year-long gag grouper recreational harvest closure in Gulf of Mexico federal waters (beyond nine nautical miles from shore) with the exception of the Sept. 16 through Nov. 15 open season. At the Nov. 16 FWC meeting in Key Largo, commissioners considered approving more proposed measures affecting gag grouper in Gulf state waters to continue becoming consistent with federal management efforts. More information on Gulf gag grouper and upcoming rule changes are available at MyFWC.com/Commission by clicking on Commission Meetings and Agenda. Special to The Times If you are like most Florida anglers and boaters, you enjoy your time on the water. Its an opportunity to get close to nature and break the routine of work, school or retirement. The peaceful challenge of trying to nd, attract and catch your piscatorial prey is made possible, in part, by the scienti c management and conservation laws that sustain sport sh populations. The goal is for everyone to be able to share in the pleasure and to provide a sustainable harvest. So when you see someone threatening those resources by damaging habitat, polluting the water, using illegal gear, taking more than the bag limit or keeping undersized sh, you probably wish you could do something. Well, you can. You have several options, but the newest, most real-time option is to silently send a text message to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Conscientious anglers and boaters can text Tip@ MyFWC.com (standard usage fees may apply). The text-messaging option makes it more convenient for the public, said Col. Jim Brown, director of the FWCs Division of Law Enforcement. We also hope it will make Wildlife Alert even more effective in catching poachers and other violators. The Wildlife Alert Reward Program has helped the FWC catch thousands of violators when people call 888-404-FWCC (3922) or when they simply dial *FWC or #FWC, depending on service provider. Violations also can be anonymously reported online at MyFWC. com/WildlifeAlert. There are many other ways that concerned citizens can directly assist the FWC. Angler Tag Return Hotline: 800-367-4461 Burmese Pythons, or other exotic reptiles: 888483-4681 Fish Kill Hotline: 800636-0511 Horseshoe Crab Nesting Activity: 866-252-9326 Manatees: Report sick, dead, injured or tagged manatees by calling Wildlife Alert: 888-404-3922 Marine Turtles: Report dead or injured marine turtles by calling Wildlife Alert: 888-404-3922 Nuisance Alligators: 866-FWC-GATOR (866-3924286) Oil, Fuel or Hazardous Material Spills in Florida Waters: 800-320-0519. Red Tide Status Line: (Toll-free inside Florida only) 866-300-9399. Outside Florida: 727-552-2448 Waterway Markers Missing or Damaged: 866405-2869. For additional listings and online contact forms for many of these reporting activities, visit MyFWC. com/Contact. Katie Purcell contributed to this column. She is the FWCs public information coordinator for its Division of Law Enforcement. Freshwater Not much to say about offshore shing but that its almost over for the year. The gag grouper season ended Nov. 15, and with that closure, most offshore activities will be limited to the commercial guys. This segment will turn into surf shing for the next few months and through the winter months. Inshore Offshore Inshore shing has been plagued by bad weather for weeks now, and the trend will continue this week. The trout bite is getting better, and with the cold snap a few days ago, the trout have schooled up back in the I.C.W. canal. Red sh are spooky now but still can be found along the surf. With the arrival of hunting season, anglers will now have to share the rivers with hunters. Good reports from Howard Creek this past week of steady catches of cat sh and bream; however, the big talk was about squirrels. Most hunters reported good hunting, and most limited out very quickly last weekend. SPONSORED BY Be the FWCs eyes and ears to help protect wildlife Outdoors BRIEFS Page 12 Thursday, November 17, 2011 Searching for the Skunk Ape Photos by LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Tom Biscardi, left, shows a plaster casts of big feet. At right is cryptozoologist Scott Marlowe with his latest book Cryptid Creatures of Florida.

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CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA SP O RTS www.apalachtimes.com A Section Thursday, November 17, 2011 Page 13 By Pat Flynn Florida Freedom Finally, the South Walton football team has that rather large monkey off its back, as the Seahawks knocked off Franklin County 38-23 to get their rst win of the year in their nal game of the season. The importance of even just one win was obvious, and South Walton wanted this one badly according to junior quarterback Drew Pfeiffer. Pfeiffer led the way for a South Walton (1-9) offense that put up 325 total yards, including 287 on the ground. Pfeiffer carried the ball 14 times for 75 yards and three touchdowns. He also nished a perfect 3-of-3 passing for 38 yards. Things looked good early for Franklin County, as sophomore running back Dwayne Griggs took a handoff 85 yards for a score on the games opening play. But the South Walton defense put the clamps on him for the rest of the night, holding Griggs to just 101 yards on nine carries. South Walton knotted the score at 7-7 on a 1-yard plunge by Pfeiffer to cap a 48-yard drive with 3:24 to go in the rst quarter, and Jonathan OHara added the extra point. After holding Franklin County to a quick three and out, Pfeiffer struck again on a 15-yard touchdown run up the middle to give the Seahawks a 14-7 lead. The South Walton defense recorded an interception and recovered a fumble on the next two Franklin County possessions. The fumble recovery led to a 4yard touchdown by Joe Kopald that gave South Walton a 21-7 lead heading into the half. South Walton stuck with its ground game in the second half, as Franklin County, who nished their season at 3-7, continued to struggle. South Walton extended the lead to 31-7 after a 15-yard touchdown run by Joey Gagliano and a 46-yard eld goal by OHara. Franklin County would add two more scores, a 65yard touchdown receptions by junior TreSean Carr and a catch by sophomore Leonard Green. Senior quarterback Zach Armistead went 7-for-11 on the night, with one interception and one two-point rushing conversion. Senior Brennan Walden added a two-point conversion and junior Zach Howze a point after touchdown kick. Walden ran for 39 yards on nine carries, while junior Skyler Hutchinson rushed six times for 10 yards. Green caught four passes, for 71 yards. Carr had two punt returns, for 31 yards. Walden also led the team defensively, with 10 solo tackles and one assist. Carr and Hutchinson each tallied seven takedowns, with sophomore Holden Foley adding six tackles. Seahawks fall to South Walton SEASON LEADERS Rushing Dwayne Griggs, 839 yards on 79 carries Brennan Walden, 563 yards on 69 carries Skyler Hutchinson, 409 yards on 78 carries Cole Lee, 291 yards on 55 carries Chris Granger, 119 yards on 28 carries Passing Zach Armistead, 34-for-71 (.479) for 484 yards, 7 TDs, 6 interceptions Scoring Dwayne Griggs, 13 TDs, 4 extra points Zach Armistead, 4 TDs, 6 extra points Brennan Walden, 4 TDs, 3 extra points Leonard Green, 4 TDs Skyler Hutchinson, 2 TDs Ladarius Rhodes, 2 TDs Zach Howze, 5 extra points Paul Anderson, 4 extra points Defensive Brennan Walden, 58 solo tackles, 8 assists Cole Lee, 46 solo tackles, 4 assists Skyler Hutchinson, 35 solo tackles, 12 assists Dwayne Griggs, 36 solo tackles, 6 assists TreSean Carr, 30 solo tackles, 6 assists Colton Sheridan, 28 solo tackles, 6 assists Leonard Green, 26 solo tackles, 6 assists Chase Golden, 25 solo tackles, 6 assists Seahawk soccer season opens By David Adlerstein Times City Editor The Seahawk varsity basketball team is hosting an alumni game Saturday, with competition against all Carrabelle and Apalachicola old timers and Franklin County alumni as well. The game is Saturday, Nov. 19 at the school, starting at 5:30 p.m. Coach Mike Sweatt said the boosters will be selling $8 dinner plates. Admission is only $1 and the game will start at 7 p.m. There will also be a split-the-pot half court shot at half time. Basically $1 for a pot ticket, and if you win you get to shoot a half-court shot for the entire pot, said Sweatt. If you miss you still get half the pot. The schedule for the 2011 basketball season is printed below. B indicates just a boys game, and G just a girls game. All games are at home games unless otherwise noted. Thursday, Nov. 17 @Blountstown 6 (B) Thursday, Nov. 17 North Bay Haven 6 (G) Monday, Nov. 21 @ John Paul II 4:30 JV/6:30/7:30 Tuesday, Nov. 22 Wakulla 6 (G) Monday, Nov. 28 @ Blountstown* 5:30 G/7/8:30 Thursday, Dec. 1 @ Monroe 4:30 JV/6/7:30 Friday, Dec. 2 @ South Walton* 5:30 G/7/8:30 Tuesday, Dec. 6 @ Aucilla Christian AWAY 4:30G/6/7:30 Thursday, Dec. 8 Liberty County* 4:30 G/6/730 Friday, Dec. 9 Bozeman* 5:30/7 Tuesday, Dec. 13 West Gadsden* 4:30 G/6:/7:30 Thursday, Dec. 15 Blountstown 5 (G) Friday, Dec. 16 John Paul II 6 (G) Fri./Sat./Mon., Dec. 16-19 Maclay Tourney TBA (B) Tuesday, Jan. 3 @ North Bay Haven 5 (G) Tuesday, Jan. 3 Wewahitchka 5/6:30 (B) Thursday, Jan. 5 Aucilla Christian 6/7:30 Friday, Jan. 6 South Walton* 4:30 G/6:/7:30 Tuesday, Jan. 10 @ West Gadsden* 4:30 G/6:/7:30 Friday, Jan. 13 @ Bozeman* 6/7:30 Saturday, Jan. 14 @ Port St. Joe* 6/7:30 (B) Monday, Jan. 16 Monroe MLK HOME 1:30/3: (V) Thursday, Jan. 19 @ Liberty County* 4:30 G/6:/7:30 Saturday, Jan. 21 @ Port St. Joe* 4:30 (G) Tuesday, Jan. 24 Blountstown* 6/7:30 (B) Thursday, Jan. 26 @ Wewahitchka 6/7:30 (B) Saturday, Jan. 28 Port St. Joe* 6/7:30 (B) Tuesday, Jan. 31 Bay 6/7:30 (B) Tues/Fri/Sat, Jan. 31, Feb 3, 4 Districts @ Blountstown TBA (G) Thursday, Feb. 2 John Paul II 6/7:30 (B) Tues/Fri/Sat, Feb. 7-11 Districts @ Blountstown TBA (B) By David Adlerstein Times City Editor Franklin County High School soccer opened earlier this month, with both teams playing tonight against Marianna before an excited home crowd. Girls coach Kelli Maggio said the team opened at home Nov. 3 against powerhouse Wakulla, and fell 6-0. We played timid and intimidated, but have made improvements since that game, said Maggio. We will be more solid this week. The coach said one bright spot was the play of new goalkeeper, freshman Macy Hunt, who tallied 26 saves. The girls play among the 91 schools in Class 1A, and are competing against 21 schools in Region 1. They are in District 1, which also includes Port St. Joe and Nicevilles Rocky Bayou Christian. The boys program, under the direction of coach Jono Williams and assistant coach Joe Shields, played at home Tuesday against Rickards, which ended in a scoreless tie. The team includes seniors Tanner Klink, Javeion Win eld, Elton Olvera, John Smith and Steven Jackson; juniors Julio Ramirez, Daniel Carrino, Billy Harris, Zack Howze, Elisha Patriotis, Josh Reeder, and Casey Sapp; sophomores James Harris, Alex Causey, James Newell, Stefan DeVaughn and Graham Kirvin; freshmen Chase Taranto. Austin Carter and Logan Allen, seventh grader Jonathan Whitcomb and sixth grader Matthew Turner. The boys play among 104 schools in Class 1A, and are competing against 25 schools in Region 1. They are in District 1, which also includes Freeport, Port St. Joe and Nicevilles Rocky Bayou Christian. The following is the schedule for the 2011 soccer season. All dates are for both girls games, early time, and boys game, later time, and are home games unless otherwise noted. B indicates boys only, G girls only. Thursday, Nov. 17 Marianna 5/7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30 @ West Gadsden 5/7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2. John Paul II 5 p.m. G Friday, Dec. 2 Freeport 7 p.m. B Monday, Dec. 5 @ Baker 6/8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 West Gadsden 5/7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9 Rocky Bayou 6/8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13 @ Rickards 7 p.m. B Tuesday, Dec. 13 Rickards 5 p.m. G Thursday, Dec. 15 @ Port St. Joe 6/8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16 John Paul II 6 p.m. B Thursday, Jan. 5 Port St. Joe 6/8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7 @ Rocky Bayou Noon/2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9 @ Marianna 5/7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11 @ John Paul II 5/7 p.m. Boys First Friday, Jan. 13 @ Wakulla 7 p.m. G Friday, Jan. 13 Freeport 7 p.m. B Jan. 17-20 Districts at FCHS G Jan. 23-27 Districts at Rocky Bayou B NICK TOMECEK | Florida Freedom Newspapers Franklin Countys Leonard Green, right, and teammate Dillon Grant, left, tackle South Waltons Drew Pfeiffer. Boys hoops hosts alumni game Saturday

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A14 | The Times Thursday, November 17, 2011 A14 | The Times Thursday, November 17, 2011 CLASSIFIEDS Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Classified In-column D E A D L I N E S The Port St. Joe Star and The Apalachicola/Carrabelle Times To Run Thursday, November 24 Due Tomorrow, Friday, November 18, 5:00 noon Call (850) 747-5020 or 1-800-345-8688 or visit us online at emeraldcoastmarketplace.com The classified department will be closed Thursday, November 24. We will reopen Friday, November 25, at 8 a.m. 36377T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE. No.: 19-2010-CA-000572 RBC BANK (USA) Plaintiff, VS. KIRSCHNER, RONALD S., et al. Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case NO.19-2010-CA-000572 of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein RBC bank (USA), is Plaintiff, and, KIRSCHNER, RONALD S., et al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, 33 MARKET STREET, FRONT STEPS OF THE COURTHOUSE, STE 203, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320, at the hour of 11:00 AM, on the 7th day of December, 2011, the following described property: LOT 19 OF PLANTATION BEACH VILLAGE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS 36375T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE. No.: 19-2009-CA-000229 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, VS. RADAKOVICH, MARK WILLIAM, et al. Defendants, RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case NO.19-2009-CA-000229 of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida,where BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is Plaintiff, and, RADAKOVICH, MARK WILLIAM, et al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, 33 MARKET STREET, FRONT STEPS OF THE COURTHOUSE, STE 203, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320, at the hour of 11:00 AM, on the 7th day of December, 2011, the following described property: LOT 27 OF CARRABELLE LANDING, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE(S) 47, 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. DATED this 24th day of October, 2011. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk, Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Courts disability coordinator at 301 MONROE STREET ROOM 225, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301, 850-577-4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. November 17, 24, 2011 36371T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.: 2009-000694-CA SUNTRUST BANK, Plaintiff, vs. GUY N. MAULDIN, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed October 25, 2011 entered in Civil Case No. 2009-000694-CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Eastpoint, Florida, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 7th day of December, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. on the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 52, TREASURE BEACH VILLAGE, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, AT PAGE 25 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. Dated this 25th day of October, 2011. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of Court Administration at (850) 577-4401, or at the Leon County Courthouse, Room 225, 301 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 within 2 working days of receipt of a notice compelling you to appear at a court proceeding; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. MCCALLA, RAYMER, LLC Attorney for Plaintiff 225 E. Robinson St. Suite 660 Orlando, FL 32801 (407) 674-1850 November 17, 24, 2011 36327T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 11-135-CA CAPITAL CITY BANK, Plaintiff, vs. BARBARA STOKES; VILLAGE GREEN BY THE SEA SUBDIVISION PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION; and UNKNOWN TENANTS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Franklin and Gulf Counties, Florida, described as: Franklin County Properties: Lot 41, VILLAGE GREEN BY THE SEA-PHASE II, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 8, Page(s) 17, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. Lot 40, VILLAGE GREEN BY THE SEA-PHASE II, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 8, Page(s) 17, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. Gulf County Property: Lot 18 and a portion of Lot 19, Block 4, WARD RIDGE FLORIDA UNIT TWO according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 4, In the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Begin at the North corner of Lot 19, Block 4, WARD RIDGE FLORIDA UNIT TWO; thence along the North boundary line of Lot 18, N841112E, 127.87 feet to the iron rod and cap marking the Northeast corner of said Lot 18; thence along the East boundary line of said Lot 18, S205822E, 105.34 feet to an iron rod marking the Southeasterly corner of said Lot 18, said corner being on the Northerly right of way line of Ramsey circle and a non tangent curve concave to the Southeast; thence Westerly along said right of way line, along said curve, having a radius of 40.00 feet, a central angle of 1163041 for an arc length of 81.34 feet (chord to said curve bears S654318W, 68.03 feet); thence leaving said right of way line S875339W, 102.47 feet to a point on the West line of Lot 19; thence along said West line N000000E, 117.17 feet to the Point of Beginning. at public sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at the front door of the Franklin County Courthouse, Apalachicola, Florida at 11:00 a.m., on December 6, 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, other than the property owner, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Marica M. Johnson Clerk of Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk November 10, 17, 2011 36000T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 10-28-CA FLORIDA BANK, a florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, vs. GULF PINES, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, JEFFERY WYATT CROOMS, aka JEFFREY W. CROOMS, an individual, STANLEY N. CROOMS, an individual, MICHAEL HUTTO, an individual, and UNKNOWN OWNERS/ TENANTS IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to that certain Amended Final Summary Judgment as to Counts I, II and IV of Plaintiffs Complaint and for Attorneys Fees and Costs against Defendants entered in the above-styled cause on October 31st, 2011, the Clerk shall sell the property situated in Gulf County, Florida, described as: Exhibit A Lot 16, Fico 1, according to the map or plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 9, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Lot 16, Gulf Creek Phase 1, according to the map or plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 1 and 2, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Lot 21, Gulf Creek Phase 1, according to the map or plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 1 and 2, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida Lot 13, Fico 1, according to the map or plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 9 of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida, a portion of which was replatted as Gulf Creek Phase I, recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 1 and 2, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. at public sale held at the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr., Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, at 11:00 a.m., on December 8, 2011, to highest and best bidder for cash, except as set forth herein. DATED on 31st day of October, 2011. REBECCA L. NORRIS As Clerk of the Court By: BA Baxter As Deputy Clerk IF THIS PROPERTY IS SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTIONS, THERE MAY BE ADDITIONAL MONEY FROM THE SALE AFTER PAYMENT OF PERSONS WHO ARE ENTITLED TO BE PAID FROM THE SALE PROCEEDS PURSUANT TO THIS FINAL JUDGMENT. IF YOU ARE A SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDER CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. IF YOU ARE THE PROPERTY OWNER, YOU MAY CLAIM THESE FUNDS YOURSELF. YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE A LAWYER OR ANY OTHER REPRESENTATION AND YOU DO NOT HAVE TO ASSIGN YOUR RIGHTS TO ANYONE ELSE IN ORDER FOR YOU TO CLAIM ANY MONEY TO WHICH YOU ARE ENTITLED. PLEASE CHECK WITH THE CLERK OF THE COURT LOCATED AT 1000 CECIL G. COSTIN SR. BLVD., PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456; (850) 229-6112, WITHIN TEN (10) DAYS AFTER THE SALE TO SEE IF THERE IS ADDITIONAL MONEY FROM THE FORECLOSURE SALE THAT THE CLERK HAS IN THE REGISTRY OF THE COURT. IF YOU DECIDE TO SELL YOUR HOME OR HIRE SOMEONE TO HELP YOU CLAIM THE ADDITIONAL MONEY, YOU SHOULD READ VERY CAREFULLY ALL PAPERS YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SIGN, ASK SOMEONE ELSE, PREFERABLY AN ATTORNEY WHO IS NOT RELATED TO THE PERSON OFFERING TO HELP YOU, TO MAKE SURE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT YOU ARE SIGNING AND THAT YOU ARE NOT TRANSFERRING YOUR PROPERTY OR THE EQUITY IN YOUR PROPERTY WITHOUT THE PROPER INFORMATION. IF YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO PAY AN ATTORNEY, YOU MAY CONTACT LEGAL SERVICES OF NORTH FLORIDA AT 2119 DELTA BOULEVARD, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32303, (850) 385-9007, TO SEE IF YOU QUALIFY FINANCIALLY FOR THEIR SERVICES. IF THEY CANNOT ASSIST YOU, THEY MAY BE ABLE TO REFER YOU TO A LOCAL BAR REFERRAL AGENCY OR SUGGEST OTHER OPTIONS. IF YOU CHOOSE LEGAL SERVICES OF NORTH FLORIDA FOR ASSISTANCE, YOU SHOULD DO SO AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AFTER RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE. NOTICE TO PERSONS NEEDING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS AND TO ALL HEARING IMPAIRED PERSONS: Persons with a disability needing special accommodation in order to participate in a court preceeding at any courthouse or court program, should within two (2) days of receipt of notices, contact Court Administration to request such an accommodation. Please contact the following: Court Administration, P.O. Box 826, Marianna, Florida 32447; Phone: 850-718-0026; Hearing & Voice Impaired: 1-800955-8771; Email: ADA Request@jud14.fl courts.org. Nove 10, 17, 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. Nov. 8 Starla C. Crum, 20, Eastpoint, battery (FCSO) Jacquelyn N. Buffkin, 28, Carrabelle, failure to appear (FCSO) Nov. 9 Frederick Estes, Jr., 34, Eastpoint, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon (FCSO) Nov. 10 Amber M. Branch, 32, Eastpoint, Bay County warrant for violation of probation (FCSO) William Mitchell Martina, 33, Apalachicola, violation of probation (FCSO) Brett P. McClary, 31, Lanark Village, grand theft of a motor vehicle (FCSO) Nov. 11 Heather Newell, 30, Apalachicola, domestic battery (FCSO) Nov. 13 Twoyne S. Croom, 34, Apalachicola, failure to appear (APD) Nov. 14 Manning B. Mahaffee, 44, Carrabelle, domestic battery (CPD) Arrest REPOR T Register now for Carrabelles Christmas boat parade Get your boat registered in the 19th annual Boat Parade of Lights. Register online at www.carrabelle.org or stop by the Carrabelle Chamber of Commerce ofce and pick up an application. The Boat Parade of Lights and Holiday on the Harbor will take place Saturday, Dec. 10. For more information call 6972585. Kate Aguiar joins library board At the countys regular Nov. 1 meeting, county commissioners voted 4-1 to appoint Kate Aguiar to the Franklin County Public Library Advisory Board at the Advisory Boards request. Commissioner Noah Lockley opposed the appointment. BRIEFS from page A6 Local | Classieds

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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, November 17, 2011 The Times | A15 108 S. E. AVE. A CARRABELLE, FLORIDA 32322850-697-9604 850-323-0444 www.seacrestre.com PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND RENTALSRENTALS2 BR 1 BA UNFURNISHED HOUSE Downtown, LR, DR, Storage Room .................$6501 BR 1 BA UNFURNISHED HOUSE .....$500DOWNTOWN RIVER CONDO, BOAT SLIP3 Night Minimum .......................$105 PLUS DAILYPIRATES LANDING 1 BR CONDO/POOL3 Night Minimum .......................$105 PLUS DAILY3 BR 3 BA FURNISHED CONDOLong Term, Pool..............................................$8502 BR 1 BA FURNISHED APARTMENTDen & Living Area ..........................................$5503 BR 2 BA FURNISHED CONDO Boat & Car Parking ..............................$850 WKLY3 BR 1 BA FURNISHED APARTMENTPet Friendly ...................WKLY & MONTHLY RATES HELP WANTED Warehouse /Delivery BADCOCK & MORE Eastpoint, FL(850) 670-4334 CITY OF APALACHICOLA JOB OPPORTUNITYThe City of Apalachicola is now accepting applications for one position in the Water and Sewer Department. This position includes, but is not limited to, working with the eld workforce focused on maintenance of the City's water distribution and sewer collection infrastructure. Salary $28,000+ with good bene t package. Applications can be obtained from and should be returned to City Hall, 1 Bay Avenue, Apalachicola, Florida. Contact City Hall at 850-653-9319 for further information. Position is open until lled. Fax and Email applications will not be considered. The City of Apalachicola is an equal opportunity, fair housing employer and drug free work place. 1 br, 1 ba with full kitchen and living room Call for information 850-653-6103 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. 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. 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 Apalachicola Condo. 2 br, 2 bath, with newer paint, tile, carpet $750 per month with 700 + credit score or $800 per month below 700 credit score. *Ref Checked* Quint 865-693-3232 1 or 3 BRCH/A in Apalachicola, FL. 850-643-7740. 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 Mobile Home lots with w/s $10,000 with Mobile home that needs work $13,000. Also Mobile home with lot in good shape $25,000. Owner Financing available 806-618-1977 Text FL84594 to 56654 3 br, 2 ba, all appliances included W/D, CH&A, on 1 acre. $75,000 OBO. Call 850-653-5111 Text FL85503 to 56654 Lanark Village, 135 California St. Look for the marker off Hwy 98. Saturday November, 19th 8:am-1:pm Wanting to Buy House trailer FRAMES 60’ to 70’ long. with or without axels. Call 850-653-5114 Bi Athlete looking for training partner. No Pseudo athletes. 850-447-0691 Education Part time positions at Eastpoint After school programSite DirectorMust be organized, computer literate, capable of managing staff and students, and able to multi-task in fast-paced environment. Bachelor’s degree in education, business or related field required. Previous managerial experience preferred. $23/hr, 4 hours/day.Parent LiaisonResponsible for coordinating student check-in/out, maintaining data spreadsheets, coordinating parent nights and serving as sub when needed. Experience in Excel required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. $13/hr, 3.5 hrs/day. Visit www.franklin countynest.org for employment application. Deliver to Franklin County District Offices, ATTN: Despina Williams/ The Nest, 85 School Rd, Ste. 1, Eastpoint, FL 32328. Questions, (850) 670-2810 x4131 or dwilliams@franklin.k12.fl .us HospitalityRESORT VACATION PROPERTIESAccepting applications* Housekeeping Office Clerk-Full-time, requires good customer service skills & prior office experience. Team player, works well under pressure. Great benefits, weekend work required. Inspectors-Part-time, inspect properties after they are cleaned. Must be available weekends. Apply in person 9-5 weekdays at 123 W Gulf Beach Dr St. George Island 1 bedroom, Apalachicola, quiet, 2 blks from boat ramp, screen porch W/D, AC, pet OK, $600 month + first, last & deposit. Please Call 850-697-5000 Other homes available. Text FL85610 to 56654 Apartment avail. Lanark Village, Can be a 1 or 2 br, with sunroom $450 mo + $250 dep. lease req. 509-2460 36557T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 10 000600 CA WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., successor by merger to WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, a national banking association, Plaintiff, v. THE MOORINGS AT CARRABELLE, INC., a Florida corporation, MOORINGS DEVELOPMENT, INC., a Florida corporation, MOORINGS SECOND LIEN LENDER, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, and RCS GROUP, INC., a Florida corporation, Defendants AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment entered in the above-captioned action, the Clerk will sell the property situated in Franklin County, Florida described on Exhibits A and B attached hereto and by this reference made a part hereof, at public sale to the highest bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 a.m. EDT on December 7, 2011, at the front door of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida, in accordance with the bidding and sale procedures specified on the Franklin County Clerk of Court’s website located at www.franklinclerk.com/fore closures.aspx. Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact (850) 653-8861, ext. 106 or Florida Relay Service at 800-955-8771. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Exhibit A (the “Property”) PARCEL “A” Commence at a point where the extension of the West side of 11th Street intersects the South side of Avenue “A”; thence run North 89 degrees 13 minutes 40 seconds West along said Southerly boundary line of Avenue “A” for a distance of 580.00 feet to a concrete monument; thence leaving said right of way run South 00 degrees 35 minutes 24 seconds West 132.52 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence from said POINT OF BEGINNING run South 03 degrees 06 minutes 12 seconds West 41.58 feet to a “X” in a headwall, said point lying on the approximate mean high waterline of the Carrabelle River; thence run along said waterline and said headwall as follows: South 89 degrees 49 minutes 10 seconds West 92.06 feet to a “V” in said headwall; thence South 08 degrees 00 minutes 26 seconds West 163.18 feet to a “X” in said headwall; thence South 60 degrees 38 minutes 09 seconds West 103.99 feet to a “X” in said headwall; thence North 80 degrees 18 minutes 37 seconds West 51.41 feet; thence leaving said headwall run South 75 degrees 21 minutes 37 seconds West 41.95 feet; thence North 89 degrees 55 minutes 23 seconds West 73.67 feet to a point lying on said headwall and said approximate mean high waterline; thence run along said headwall and said waterline as follows: North 89 degrees 55 minutes 23 seconds West 116.22 feet; thence North 83 degrees 30 minutes 30 seconds West 160.02 feet; thence North 77 degrees 11 minutes 10 seconds West 292.04 feet; thence continue along said approximate mean high waterline as follows: North 78 degrees 36 minutes 16 seconds West 32.41 feet; thence North 76 degrees 09 minutes 03 seconds West 21.92 feet; thence North 75 degrees 54 minutes 53 seconds West 18.32 feet to a point marking the intersection of said waterline with the Southeasterly right of way of Avenue”A” said point being the point of curve to the right having a radius of 646.20 feet; thence Northeasterly along said curve and said right of way for 281.32 feet, thru a central angle of 24 degrees 56 minutes 37 seconds, chord of said arc being North 49 degrees 03 minutes 16 seconds East 279.11 feet to a re-bar; thence continue along said right of way as follows: North 57 degrees 38 minutes 23 seconds East 110.73 feet to a re-bar; thence North 72 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds East 190.50 feet to a rod and cap; thence South 89 degrees 07 minutes 27 seconds East 223.44 feet to a rod and cap; thence South 89 degrees 13 minutes 40 seconds East 150.15 feet to a rod and cap; thence leaving said right of way run South 00 degrees 46 minutes 20 seconds West 134.11 feet to a rod and cap; thence South 89 degrees 47 minutes 06 seconds East 145.27 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Above lands subject to a 20 foot wide drainage easement recorded in Official Records Book 111, Page 319, Public Records of Franklin County, Florida, lying over and across the Northeasterly portions thereof. And PARCEL “B” Commence at the intersection of the centerline of 11th Street West in Picketts addition to the City of Carrabelle, a subdivision as per map or plat thereof recorded Plat Book 2, Page 20, of the public records of Franklin County, Florida with the centerline of U.S. Highway Number 98 (State Road Number 30), said point being the point of curve, to the left having a radius of 716.20 feet; thence Southwesterly along said curve and said centerline of U.S. Highway Number 98 (State Road Number 30) for 552.29 feet, thru a central angle of 44 degrees 10 minutes 59 seconds, chord of said arc being South 44 degrees 03 minutes 37 seconds West 538.27 feet; thence continue along said centerline South 21 degrees 57 minutes 00 seconds West 100.59 feet; thence leaving said centerline run. South 68 degrees 00 minutes 45 seconds East 147.67 feet to a point lying on the Easterly right of way of said U.S. Highway Number 98; thence run along said right of way South 21 degrees 57 minutes 00 seconds West 56.02 feet to a point marking the intersection of said right of way with the approximate mean high waterline of the Carrabelle River for the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence from said. POINT OF BEGINNING run along said approximate mean highwater line as follows: South 41 degrees 15 minutes 17 seconds East 12.13 feet; thence South 31 degrees 21 minutes 04 seconds West 42.82 feet; thence South 19 degrees 31 minutes 44 seconds West 63.89 foot; thence South 20 degrees 43 minutes 07 seconds West 77.55 feet; thence South 18 degrees 13 minutes 40 seconds West 54.08 feet; thence South 18 degrees 49 minutes 33 seconds West 67.17 feet; thence South 65 degrees 03 minutes 43 seconds East 23.06 feet; thence South 66 degrees 00 minutes 22 seconds East 35.99 feet; thence North 71 degrees 21 minutes 17 seconds East 80.82 feet; thence North 88 degrees 41 minutes 52 seconds East 93.43 feet; thence South 82 degrees 44 minutes 57 seconds East 61.70 feet; thence South 70 degrees 51 minutes 28 seconds East 42.57 feet; thence South 82 degrees 20 minutes 37 seconds East 29.02 feet; thence North 82 degrees 24 minutes 51 seconds East 51.85 feet; thence South 40 degrees 27 minutes 04 seconds East 22.75 feet; thence South 08 degrees 48 minutes 52 seconds East 35.89 feet; thence South 31 degrees 51 minutes 57 seconds West 48.01 feet; thence South 32 degrees 18 minutes 59 seconds West 25.56 feet; thence South 03 degrees 41 minutes 31 seconds East 42.49 feet; thence North 83 degrees 10 minutes 45 seconds West 26.24 thence South 64 degrees 17 minutes 00 seconds West 28.44 feet; thence South. 89 degrees 45 minutes 45 seconds West 52.03 feet; thence South 89 degrees 06 minutes 40 seconds West 44.97 feet; thence North 85 degrees 17 minutes 18 seconds West 67.69 feet; thence South 88 degrees 21 minutes 43 seconds West 53.34 feet; thence North 75 degrees 32 minutes 45 seconds West 81.07 feet; thence North 73 degrees 36 minutes 16 seconds West 43.95 feet; thence North 85 degrees 24 minutes 05 seconds West 33.71 feet; thence North 84 degrees 55 minnutes 29 seconds West 25.63 feet; thence South 27 degrees 47 minutes 04 seconds West 22.19 feet; thence South 01 degrees 10 minutes 48 seconds East 15.80 feet; thence North 87 degrees 31 minutes 56 seconds East 22.89 feet; thence South 05 degrees 44 minutes 03 seconds East 14.09 feet; thence North 88 degrees 06 minutes 29 seconds West 25.51 feet; thence North 65 degrees 44 minutes 12 seconds West 20.73 feet; thence North 67 degrees 47 minutes 43 seconds West 8.36 feet to a point Iying on the Easterly right of way of said State Road Number 30; thence Ieaving said approximate mean high waterline, run along said right of way North 21 degrees 57 minutes 00 seconds East 510.65 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. And PARCEL “C” Commence at the intersection of the centerline of 11th Street West in Picketts addition to the City of Carrabelle, a subdivision as per map or plat thereof recorded Plat Book 2, Page 20, of the public records of Franklin County, Florida with the centerline of U.S. Highway Number 98 (State Road Number 30), said point being the point of curve to the Left having a radius of 716.20 feet; thence Southwesterly along said curve and said centerline of U.S. Highway Number 98 (State Road Number 30) for 552.29 feet, thru a central angle of 44 degrees 10 minutes 59 seconds, chord of said arc being South 44 degrees 03 minutes 37 seconds West 538.27 feet; thence continue along said centerline South 21 degrees 57 minutes 00 seconds West 180.89 feet; thence leaving said centerline Run North 68 degrees 00 minutes 45 seconds West 100.00 feet to a point lying on the Westerly right of way of said U.S. Highway Number 98 (State Road Number 30), said point being the point of curve to the left having a radius of 7739.44 feet; thence Southwesterly along said curve and said right of way for 88.83 feet, thru a central angle of 00 degrees 39 minutes 27 seconds, chord of said arc being South 22 degrees 57 minutes 22 seconds West 88.82 feet to a point marking the intersection of said right of way with the approximate mean high waterline of the Carrabelle River, said point also being the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence from said POINT OF BEGINNING and leaving said right of way run along said approximate mean high waterline as follows: North 55 degrees 59 minutes 28 seconds West 36.30 feet; thence North 89 degrees 32 minutes 04 seconds West 73.61 feet; thence South 67 degrees 18 minutes 24 seconds West 63.00 feet; thence North 75 degrees 44 minutes 59 seconds West 56.23 feet; thence North 67 degrees 13 minutes 01 seconds West 52.63 feet; thence North 54 degrees 44 minutes 52 seconds West 38.68 feet; thence North 78 degrees 50 minutes 19 seconds West 51.81 feet; thence North 89 degrees 14 minutes 20 seconds West 52.92 feet; thence South 62 degrees 28 minutes 15 seconds West 44.10 feet; thence South 80 degrees 56 minutes 02 seconds West 35.34 feet; thence South 50 degrees 36 minutes 30 seconds West 47.83 feet; thence South 70 degrees 37 minutes 48 seconds West 51.59 feet; thence South 77 degrees 37 minutes 23 seconds West 53.13 feet; thence South 54 degrees 48 minutes 10 seconds West 48.07 feet; thence South 48 degrees 34 minutes 56 seconds West 28.10 feet; thence South 53 degrees 46 minutes 52 seconds East 32.44 feet; thence South 62 degrees 17 minutes 35 seconds East 95.93 feet; thence South 52 degrees 59 minutes 06 seconds East 195.71 feet; thence North 89 degrees 24 minutes 37 seconds East 84.58 feet; thence North 36 degrees 05 minutes 16 seconds East 76.68 feet; thence South 86 degrees 21 minutes 52 seconds East 54.51 feet; thence South 45 degrees 26 minutes 57 seconds East 96.14 feet; thence North 85 degrees 23 minutes 17 seconds East 52.06 feet to a point lying on the Westerly right of way of said State Road Number 30, said point being the point of curve to the right having a radius of 7739.44 feet; thence leaving said waterline run Northeasterly along said curve and said right of way for 271.83 feet, thru a central angle of 02 degrees 00 minutes 45 seconds, chord of said arc being North 21 degrees 37 minutes 16 seconds East 271.82 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Exhibit B (the “Submerged Land Lease”) The sovereign lands that are the subject of the Submerged Land Lease recorded on February 22, 2000 in public records Book 634, Page 99, et seq., Official Records of Franklin County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: A parcel of sovereign submerged land in Section 19 and 30, Township 07 South, Range 04 West, in Carrabelle River, Franklin County, containing 118,058 square feet, more or less, as is more particularly described and shown on Attachment A, dated December 4, 1989. November 17, 24, 2011 36539T PUBLIC NOTICE You are hereby notified that your eligibility to vote is in question. William S. Lomon PO BOX 361 Eastpoint, FL 32328 Ronald M. Rucker PO BOX 443 Eastpoint, FL 32328 Paula R. Medley 570 Brownsville Rd Apalachicola FL 32320 Alice D. Kerkvliet 111 NE Ave B Carrabelle FL 32322 You are required to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Apalachicola, Florida no later than (30) days after the date of this publishing. Failure to respond will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and your name will be removed form the statewide voter registration system November 17, 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. Publisher’s 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 who are contacting them directly. Apalachicola 80 Waddell Rd, 3+ miles from Red Light on 12th Street, look for signs, Saturday 8:00 a.m-4:00 p.m.;Final Yard SaleEverything needs to go! Household items, clothes (infants to plus), shoes, jewelry items, some furniture, computer equipment, appliances, Tvs, exercise equipment, full weight bench, and much more! 12:00 P.M.-4:00 P.M. 1/2 price items. Fill bags of clothes!!!! 36429T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA FRANCES HOWELL MONROE and KENNETH W. MONROE Plaintiffs, vs. WILLIAM JAMES LOVETT, SR., if alive, and if dead or not known to be dead or alive, their several and respective unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and all parties natural, corporate, or otherwise claiming interests by, through, under or against them, WILLIAM JAMES LOVETT, SR. Defendant(s) CASE NO.: 11-00427-CA NOTICE OF ACTION To: WILLIAM JAMES LOVETT, SR., if alive, and if dead or not known to be dead or alive, their several and respective unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and all parties natural, corporate, or otherwise claiming interests by, through, under or against them, WILLIAM JAMES LOVETT, SR. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to Quiet Title the following property in Franklin County, Florida: LOT SIX (6) IN BLOCK FORTY (40), IN THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF IN MOST GENERAL USE has been filed against you. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Donna Duncan, plaintiffs’ attorney, whose address is Sanders and Duncan, P.A., P.O. Box 157, Apalachicola, FL 32329, on or before the 30th day of December, 2011, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on plaintiffs’ attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint of the petition. Dated this 7th day of November, 2011. MARCIA M. JOHNSON As Clerk of the Court By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk November 17, 24, December 1, 8, 2011 36507T STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF APPLICATION The Department announces receipt of an application for a Environmental Resource Permit from the City of Apalachicola, File No.: 19-0301773-002-EI, the project involves the construction of an open air market, restroom facilities, loading dock, boat repair facilities, a haul out slip, stormwater treatment facilities, parking area, sidewalks, dock extensions for temporary and permanent mooring, dock infill and extension to improve landside access to existing docks, and maintenance repair of mooring piles and finger piers within the existing Scipio Creek Boat Basin. This project is located at Market Street, Apalachicola, Section 36, Township 8 South, Range 8 West, Franklin County. This project is contiguous with Scipio Creek, Class III, Outstanding Waters of the State (Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve). This application is being processed and is available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at the Northwest District, Tallahassee Branch Office at 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., Mail Station 55, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000. November 17, 2011 36379T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 19-2009-CA-000286CAXXXX BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, vs. LESLIE E. BIAGINI A/K/A LESLIE BIAGINI; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LESLIE E. BIAGINI A/K/A LESLIE BIAGINI; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order setting Foreclosure Sale dated the 23rd day of August, 2011, and entered in Case No. 19-2009-CA000286-CAXXXX, of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. is the Plaintiff and LESLIE E. BIAGINI A/K/A LESLIE BIAGINI and UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LESLIE E. BIAGINI A/K/A LESLIE BIAGINI N/K/A LESLIE BIAGINI IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, FRONT STEPS OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 33 MARKET STREET, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320, 11:00 AM on the 21st day of December, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOTS NINE (9) AND TEN (10), OF BLOCK ONE HUNDRED NINETEEN (119), IN THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT OF SAID CITY IN MOST COMMON USE. 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 31st day of October, 2011. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk Law Offices of Marshall C. Watson, P.A. 1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 Telephone: (954) 453-0365 Facsimile: (954) 771-6052 Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438 09-16986 November 17, 24, 2011 RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE(S) 10 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. PROPERTY ADDRESS: 1852 PLANTATION PASS, ST. GEORGE ISLAND, FLORIDA 32328. 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 25th day of October, 2011. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk, Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Court’s disability coordinator at 301 MONROE STREET ROOM 225, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301, 850-577-4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. November 17, 24, 2011 Earn College Degree Online *Medical Business, *Criminal Justice. Job Placement Assistance. Computer available. Financial aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 866-467-0054 www.CenturaOnline.com Security + Clean UpsBy Appointment only. Call (850) 670-1567 Airlines are hiring Train for hands on Aviation career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified. Job Placement Assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-206-9405 The Key to Savings Start here in Classifieds.

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West Gorrie Dr. Listed by Michael Billings John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.com MLS#243937 $99,900 St. George Island WOODED LOT ON CANAL Offering views of nesting Eagles on the vacant land across the canal. Canal needs to be dredged (kayaks okay), which is why this 1/3 acre lot is priced at a quarter of the last Canal front lot sale. Paved road (West Bayshore Drive) access to Gander Street! 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, Nov 17 73 45 20 % Fri, Nov 18 70 53 10 % Sat, Nov 19 71 58 20 % Sun, Nov 20 75 56 20 % Mon, Nov 21 74 53 0 % Tues, Nov 22 75 54 10 % Wed, Nov 23 73 53 0 % 11/17 Thu 01:50AM 1.1 L 06:28AM 1.4 H 02:19PM 0.1 L 09:49PM 1.4 H 11/18 Fri 03:17AM 1.0 L 07:49AM 1.3 H 03:16PM 0.2 L 10:21PM 1.4 H 11/19 Sat 04:41AM 0.8 L 09:32AM 1.2 H 04:15PM 0.4 L 10:50PM 1.4 H 11/20 Sun 05:51AM 0.5 L 11:27AM 1.1 H 05:16PM 0.6 L 11:19PM 1.5 H 11/21 Mon 06:50AM 0.2 L 01:17PM 1.2 H 06:14PM 0.8 L 11:47PM 1.5 H 11/22 Tue 07:43AM -0.1 L 02:47PM 1.3 H 07:09PM 1.0 L 11/23 Wed 12:19AM 1.6 H 08:33AM -0.3 L 04:00PM 1.4 H 07:57PM 1.2 L 11/17 Thu 05:03AM 2.2 H 12:06PM 0.2 L 08:24PM 2.2 H 11/18 Fri 01:04AM 1.6 L 06:24AM 2.1 H 01:03PM 0.3 L 08:56PM 2.2 H 11/19 Sat 02:28AM 1.3 L 08:07AM 1.9 H 02:02PM 0.6 L 09:25PM 2.2 H 11/20 Sun 03:38AM 0.8 L 10:02AM 1.8 H 03:03PM 1.0 L 09:54PM 2.4 H 11/21 Mon 04:37AM 0.3 L 11:52AM 1.9 H 04:01PM 1.3 L 10:22PM 2.4 H 11/22 Tue 05:30AM -0.2 L 01:22PM 2.1 H 04:56PM 1.6 L 10:54PM 2.6 H 11/23 Wed 06:20AM -0.5 L 02:35PM 2.2 H 05:44PM 1.9 L 11:29PM 2.7 H dbutler@coastalcoverage.com Locally owned and operated to meet all your insurance needs 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 Robert C. 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All participants in the clinic will have an opportunity to discuss their claim with an attorney unless a con ict of interest is found. Free full representation may follow if claimants meet eligibility requirements. Though the LSNF attorneys might not be able to fully represent every claimant in their claim, this is a great opportunity to get legal advice and direction. LSNF is a private nonpro t agency dedicated to providing free legal representation to low-income people with civil legal problems from ve of ces in Tallahassee, Quincy, Panama City, Fort Walton Beach and Pensacola. For the of ce nearest to you, go to www.lsnf.org. LSNF is participating with other legal aid programs in ve Gulf states, from Texas to Florida, and is collaborating under a grant funded by Gulf Coast Claims Facility and administered by the Mississippi Center for Justice, a nonpro t law rm. Legal assistance is offered independent of the claims facility and is available to clients whose income is below 300 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. Funding for the project also is being provided by the Fund for Gulf Communities-Florida, a project of Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida funded by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisers. For claimants unable to attend the clinic, advice and counsel can be obtained by calling the statewide legal help hotline at 855-299-1337. Special to the Times On Tuesday, Nov. 22, Project Impact will transform into a high-fashion runway as the Sewing Club presents a student fashion show, Project Impact Project Runway, with our own talented seamstresses modeling their creations. Working with Bonnie Segree, students have designed and sewn their own fashions, from saucy jean skirts to fancy dress ball gowns. Participating students include boys and girls age 6 through teens. Students have been working all year on their designs and are looking forward to showing off their beautiful dresses and projects. The community is invited to attend and support the kids at noon at the City Municipal Complex. There will also be a Pie Baking Contest to honor the opening of the holiday eating season, with pies to be shared at the fashion show. The Fall Holiday Camp will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 21-22. Snacks will be provided, but students must bring a packed lunch. Pre-kindergarten parents are encouraged to let site coordinators know in advance if they will be bringing their child so we can make appropriate plans. Other projects include a poster contest in partnership with Franklin County Habitat for Humanity to design the promotional materials for this years local fundraising event. The top poster will be reprinted to be displayed to promote the annual Habitat Mardi Gras parade and dance in February. Artwork also will be used to make this years Christmas cards as a service learning project to raise funds to help build this years house in Eastpoint. Students also will decorate the Water Street Hotels six-passenger golf cart for the Mardi Gras parade to be held Feb. 3 at Riverfront Park. The Mardi Gras Ball will be Feb. 4. Another new project will kick off in December. Students will work as a team to build a small wooden boat, to be completed in a four-week class including after school and some weekends. This project will help preserve these skills in our area and also promote interest in a sailing program to encourage students appreciation of the beauty and value of our environment. For more information, contact Faye Johnson, program director, at 370-0145. Project Impact is funded by the 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Florida Department of Education, grant program and sponsored by the City of Apalachicola Recreation Program. Free legal clinic today for those affected by spill CONTRIBUTED PHOTOS Project Impact students created these fashion pieces for Project Impact Project Runway. Project Impact to host fall fashion show



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xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx 50 WWW.APALACHTIMES.COMPhone: 850-653-8868 Web: apalachtimes.com E-mail: dadlerstein@star .com Fax: 850-653-8036 Circulation: 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 Classi ed Display Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Line Ads: 5 p.m. Monday xxxxx Contact Us xxxxx Out to see Index By David AdlersteinTimes City Editor Apalachicola city commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday night to ask Progress Energy to halt for at least 90 days construction of new transmission lines through the downtown area. The 4-0 vote at the special meeting came after a plea from leaders of an adhoc citizens group that has stepped up efforts in recent weeks to have the lines either buried underground or re-routed on poles around the downtown. They contend the massive concrete transmission lines, 75 to 90 feet tall and weighing 30,000 pounds, will tower over the citys historic landscape, where brick buildings reach no higher than two stories. They (Progress) have never been willing to give us in good faith time to try to gure out a solution, said Tom Daly, president of the Apalachicola Area Historical Society, which has championed opposition to the poles for more than a year. We want a mandate (from city commissioners) that this city is willing to work for a common end. It gives us more leverage. Commissioner Jimmy Elliott made the motion to request the moratorium after speaking out strongly on behalf of the citizens group efforts, documented at their website, http://saveapalach. com. I admire and respect everything you all are doing, Elliott told the packed audience of about 50 at the special meeting. Im in full support. And you have every right to ask this city for permission to help. The city commissions letter of Cat Point, East Hole oyster bars closeHealth of cials seek cause of foul smellBy David AdlersteinTimes City Editor A foul-smelling stretch of water just south of the causeway near the Eastpoint shoreline prompted a closure Monday morning of two of Apalachicola Bays most productive oyster bars, at Cat Point and East Hole. Chris Brooks, a spokesman from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Aquaculture, called the shutdown of winter harvesting areas 1642 and 1601 a precautionary emergency closure. He said scientists with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection were testing for bacteria, fecal coliforms, algae and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and that his departments routine testing for fecal material in the harvesting area had come back negative. Water samples also are being analyzed by the Franklin County Health Department to measure bacteria levels in the bay water. Shaun May, interim director of environmental health at the county health department said a health advisory has been issued, and residents and visitors are urged to exercise caution. We are asking people to avoid entering the water in the affected area or participating in water-related activities, he said. Our rst priority is to protect the health and safety of the people who may visit the bay. The advisory will remain in effect until sample results show the water is safe. The Florida Division of Emergency Management got word of the possible pollution on Sunday and asked Pam Brownell, the countys director of emergency management, to provide eyes on the ground. It smells like sewage to Opinion . . . . . . A4 Society . . . . . . A8 Faith . . . . . . . A9 Outdoors . . . . . A12 Sports . . . . . . A13 Classi eds . . . A14-A15 Tide Chart . . . . A16 City seeks moratorium on polesLOIS SWOBODA | The TimesAn organizer poses with signs prepared for Saturdays protest. Saluting THOSE WHO SERVEDCounty honors vets with tributes and celebrationBy Lois Swoboda and David AdlersteinTimes Staff Writers Church and community saluted the nations heroes last week, as veterans were honored with Veterans Day celebrations at either end of the county. On Friday morning, the First Baptist Christian School in Apalachicola held its longstanding annual program of patriotic music and inspiring readings, titled defending Liberty and Freedom, in the church sanctuary. On Saturday, the Franklin County Senior Center in Carrabelle launched its rst ever Veterans Day celebration and Fall Festival with ceremony, reverence and fun. Im proud to be a Christian. Im proud to be an American. Im proud to be a Christian American, said the Rev. Bill Plazarin, guest speaker at Fridays service. Im proud to choose how and where we worship, and who we worship, in our country. A Navy veteran during the Korean War and his brother a Marine, Plazarins three program of LOIS SWOBODA | The TimesTOP LEFT: Dan Sangaree, left, and Pal Rivers were honored as two of the countys oldest and most distinguished veterans. TOP RIGHT: David Butler salutes from the Duck, a six-wheel-drive amphibious truck from Camp Gordon Johnston Museum.DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesBELOW: Cassie Stricklands kindergartners, from left, Tyler Morrison, Lilly Willis and Molly Gay, sing the Lords Army. See SALUTING A7 See OYSTERS A10 See MORATORIUM A10VOL. 126 ISSUE 29 Thursday, November 17, 2011 Searching for Skunk Ape, A12Panhandle Players present one-act playsThe Panhandle Players Work, Play, Love An Evening of One-Act Plays will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 18-19, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at the Dixie Theatre. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for students and $5 for children. For information, go to www. panhandleplayers.com or call 670-8874.Lions Club hosts turkey shoot SaturdayThe Carrabelle Lions Club will host a turkey shoot and raf e from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, on Lake Morality Road. A new Browning 12-gauge shotgun with gold trigger and a handmade quilt will be raf ed. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. For more info, call 697-3189.Join Franklin County Toy Run SaturdayOn Saturday, Nov. 19, the Franklin County Childrens Toy Project will sponsor a charity motorcycle ride. Riders will assemble at the Carrabelle IGA at 11 a.m., leave at noon and arrive at 1 p.m. at the Three Servicemen Detail South in Apalachicola. Please bring new unwrapped toy, an article of childrens clothing or $10. For more information, contact Jay Abbott at 653-6462.Thanksgiving on St. George IslandThere will be a community Thanksgiving dinner at 12:30 p.m. at the St. George Island United Methodist Church, 201 E. Gulf Beach Drive. Turkey and ham are provided; bring a covered dish. Everyone is welcome. There will also be a community Thanksgiving dinner at Eddy Teachs Raw Bar at 4 p.m. Bring a covered dish or dessert if you can. Register for Boat Parade of LightsRegister for the 19th annual Boat Parade of Lights on Dec. 10 by visiting www. carrabelle.org or stopping by the Carrabelle Chamber Of ce of Commerce and picking up an application. For more information, call 697-2585.

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LocalA2 | The Times Thursday, November 17, 2011 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 By Lois SwobodaTimes Staff Writer County commissioners on Nov 1 chose Emo/Architects Inc. of Tallahassee to renovate the Coombs Armory. The decision came after a committee consisting of County Planner Alan Pierce, Assistant County Planner Mark Curenton and County Parks and Recreation Director Van Johnson compared the qualications of Emo with Johnson Peterson Architects, also of Tallahassee, the two rms that responded to the countys request for proposals (RFP) for Armory repair and makeover. Warren Emo, the rms principal, owns a home in Apalachicola and has worked on other projects here. At their Nov. 15 meeting, county commissioners tapped Parks and Recreation Director Van Johnson to oversee the renovation project, because his ofces are located in the Armory. County Commissioner Smokey Parrish warned that damage to the historic structure from water and mold was extensive. I advise each of the commissioners to go and look at all of the rooms, he said on Nov. 1. I have a feeling, when the architects come back with a bid; its going to be quite substantial. Earlier this year, the Franklin County Tourist Development Council (TDC) pledged to fund the repairs. At the regular TDC meeting on Nov. 9, Curt Blair told the TDC chairperson, County Commissioner Cheryl Sanders, the TDC has $234,000 available for work on the Armory. He said the TDC has also earmarked $32,000 for Seafood Landing Park on the Lombardi property west of Apalachicola. Sanders reminded Blair that the commission also instructed the TDC that any excess funds available at the end of the scal year should go towards the armorys restoration. In April 2009, the county leased the armory from the state for 50 years at a cost of $300 per year. Although military operations in the building ceased over a decade ago, the Armory has served as a venue for weddings, reunions, dances and more for decades. In January 2011, county commissioners voted unanimously to issue an RFP to sublet the Fort Coombs Armory in Apalachicola after Steve Goodman and Carl Holliday, of Indianapolis, Ind. sought to lease the building and privately fund its restoration. The two businessmen wished to move their successful event planning business to Franklin County. After the commissioners received Goodman and Hollidays proposal, Sanders said she was uneasy about subleasing the Armory to an outside business. This could be our convention center, she said. When we obtained Coombs Armory it was for public use and to use for public good. After looking and listening I would like to keep the Armory within our county family and use TDC funds to fund the operation and upkeep. If we lease it, were going to lose our ability to govern over it. I would like to table the RFP until we can go out on the cost of upgrading the Armory. Warning that state grants would be unlikely given Gov. Rick Scotts austere budget, Commissioner Smokey Parrish said last spring that the county may be able to do this themselves. I want to hold off on the RFP but I want to move forward on this. This summer, the county renamed the historic building the Coombs Armory and Convention Center in hopes of securing state funds to aid in the renovation in the future.Emo chosen to renovate Coombs Armory LOIS SWOBODA | The TimesBy Lois SwobodaTimes Staff Writer Millions of dollars have poured into county coffers since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill last spring, but all good things must come to an end. At their Nov. 1 meeting, county commissioners voted unanimously to adopt almost $2.8 million in unanticipated revenue received from BP as part of payment for coasts associated with the oil spill. During his report, County Planner Alan Pierce said he received a spreadsheet from Congressman Steve Southerlands ofce that detailed government claims paid by BP, as of Oct. 3. According to Pierce, Franklin County has received about $1.93 million in response and recovery costs. In comparison, Gulf County received approximately $300,000 in recovered costs and Wakulla County received approximately $60,000. The Gulf County Tourist Development Commission also received $130,000 for loss of revenue. Pierce said that, according to records compiled by the Franklin County TDC and reviewed by Clerk of Courts Marcia Johnson, the county could not make a loss of revenue claim because the tax receipts for Franklin County were up slightly during the period. On Nov. 1, Johnson said a little more than $1.11 million was received from BP for tourism promotion, and nearly $1.68 million was received from BP as payment of expenses incurred during the Deepwater Horizon debacle. She said the promotional funds were put into the TDC account, and the $1.6 million goes into the general fund. Almost $7,000 will reimburse the county for overtime paid to emergency management employees, about $11,000 paid for an off-road vehicle and trailer used on the island. Over $26,000 pays for indirect expenses and overhead. During the discussion, before the funds were unanimously accepted by the board, Chairman Noah Lockley asked if he could be paid for overtime he worked during the crisis. Both County Attorney Michael Shuler and Johnson advised him that salaried employees do not receive overtime. The lions share of the funds deposited in the general fund, $1.63 million, goes to pay for disaster relief contract services, such as Calvin, Giordano and Associates (CGA), which acted as liaison between the county and BP and organized efforts to defend the coast from petroleum contamination. BP has refused some of the invoices submitted by contractors, including a bill for an oil skimmer as a part of the countys emergency plan for excluding oil from the bay. The acquisition of the skimmer was authorized by the county commission At Tuesdays meeting, Commissioner Smokey Parrish said the county cannot be held liable for the expenditure under its contract with CGA. He said the county would support CGA in their just effort to recoup the cost of leasing the skimmer. CGA is now involved in a lawsuit to reclaim the expense from BP Johnson said the county has now collected all of the funds it requested from BP to date.Countys BP payments come to a close

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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 TimesBy Rick SwainSpecial to the Times Sunday, Nov. 13 marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of Carrabelles most famous native sons, baseball gure John Jordan Buck ONeil Jr., who died at the age of 94 in 2006. The ONeil family (sometimes spelled ONeal) lived in the Hill section of Carrabelle before relocating to Sarasota when Buck was 12 to nd work in the celery elds. He later went to live with relatives in Jacksonville where he attended Edward Waters College. ONeil became a star rst baseman in Negro League Baseball before Jackie Robinson integrated major league baseball in 1947. He began his career in 1934 and played for various teams before joining the Kansas City Monarchs, one of the most storied Negro League franchises, in 1938. He remained with the Monarchs through 1955 except for service in the Navy during World War II. With Kansas City he was long-time teammate of legendary pitcher Satchel Paige and he also toured with the Satchel Paige All-Stars in the offseason. Too old for a big league opportunity himself after the racial barrier was broken, he took over as manager of the Monarchs in 1948 and helped several young black players make the transition from the Negro Leagues to the majors, including Hall of Famer Ernie Banks. With the Negro Leagues in decline, ONeil left the Monarchs in 1956 to join the Chicago Cubs organization, becoming one of major league baseballs rst black scouts. Hall of Famer Lou Brock was among the many future major leaguers he signed for the Cubs. In 1962, the Cubs made him major league baseballs rst black coach. After a season on the coaching lines he returned to the Cubs scouting department before moving to the Kansas City Royals in 1988. In 1998 he was named Midwest Scout of the Year. ONeil served as a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame Veterans Committee from 1981 to 2000. In 1990, he led the effort to establish the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City and served as its honorary board chairman until his death. He gained national prominence in 1994 for his part in Ken Burns PBS documentary on baseball and became the unof cial voice of the Negro Leagues, making appearances on Late Night with David Letterman and the Late, Late Show with Tom Snyder as well as giving numerous interviews. In 2006, ONeil was nominated to a special Hall of Fame ballot for Negro League players, managers and executives, but didnt receive the necessary votes to gain admission. In the midst of much public concern over his omission, Buck said, Dont shed any tears. You think about this: Here I am, the grandson of a slave and here the whole world was excited about whether I was going into the Hall of Fame or not. Weve come a long ways. Later he graciously agreed to speak at the induction ceremony for the 17 former Negro Leaguers who were elected. A few days before the ceremonies, the 94-yearold ONeil became the oldest person to make a plate appearance in a professional game when he suited up for the Kansas City T-Bones of the Northern League. Less than three months later, Oct. 6, 2006, he died of heart failure in Kansas City. On Dec. 7, 2006, ONeil was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George W. Bush. He was chosen due to his excellence and determination both on and off the baseball eld, according to the White House news release, joining such sports notables as Jesse Owens, Muhammad Ali, Jackie Robinson, and Jack Nicklaus in receiving the countrys highest civilian honor. ONeil is credited with a .288 lifetime batting mark and he captured the Negro American League batting championship in 1946 with a .353 average. As a manager, he won ve pennants in eight years. Though these numbers were not deemed worthy of Hall of Fame selection, ONeil was posthumously honored by the Hall for his contributions to baseball by the creation of the Buck ONeil Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is bestowed not more than once every three years to honor an individual whose extraordinary efforts enhanced baseballs positive impact on society, broadened the games appeal, and whose character, integrity and dignity are comparable to the qualities exhibited by ONeil. In addition, a permanent life-size bronze statue of Buck ONeil was dedicated to the Negro League Baseball Museum. On Opening Day of the 2007 baseball season, the Kansas City Royals announced they would honor ONeil by placing a fan who best exempli es his spirit, in the Buck ONeil Legacy Seat in Kauffman Stadium each game. The rst person to sit in Bucks seat was his brother, Warren, who had a brief Negro League career. In 2010, Warren, as Bucks closest living relative, granted permission for the Tallahassee-based Northwest Florida chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) to become the Buck ONeil chapter. The chapter is working with the Carrabelle History Museum to gain more information on Bucks early years in Carrabelle, including the exact location of his home. If you have any information about Buck ONeil, please call the Apalachicola and Carrabelle Times at 6538868. Rick Swain is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research. He is the author of Beating the Breaks, The Black Stars Who Made Baseball Whole and The Integration of Major League Baseball: A Team by Team History, as well as numerous articles. LOIS SWOBODA | The TimesA plaque in honor of Buck ONeil at the Will S. Kendrick Sports Complex in Carrabelle.SPECIAL TO THE TIMESBuck ONeil in his playing days as a rst baseman for the Kansas City Monarchs.SPECIAL TO THE TIMESBuck ONeil at the Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in 2006.Marking Buck ONeils 100th birthday LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Make passing Restore Act a priorityThe Restore Act of 2011 proposes to allocate 80 percent of the Clean Water Act penalties, which will be assessed to BP for the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster, to aid in restoring both the economy and environment of the Gulf Coast. The bill is co-sponsored by most of the Gulf Coast senators (see below), including Florida Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio. A companion bill (HR 3096) has been led in the House and is co-sponsored by Congressmen Steve Southerland and Jeff Miller. The bill that passes must provide for strong language and considerable emphasis on habitat restoration, sheries data collection and research. Under the Restore Act, the ve Gulf Coast states would receive an equal portion of the funds to promote ecological and economic recovery. The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council will also be established by the bill, to help further develop and fund a comprehensive plan for the ecological recovery and resiliency of the Gulf Coast. The act also establishes an endowment that includes funding for needed sheries, stock assessments and ecosystem monitoring. This bill only directs funding from the Clean Water Act penalties charged to BP for their responsibility in the disaster and does not direct any new federal spending. The Senate bill was introduced on July 21 by Senators Thad Cochran (R-MS), Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), Mary Landrieu (DLA), Bill Nelson (D-FL), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Richard Shelby (R-AL), David Vitter (R-LA) and Roger Wicker (R-MS). Floridas members of Congress, especially Senators Nelson and Rubio, should be commended for working across the aisles to see that this bill was introduced and we encourage swift passage. Our regions congressmen, Jeff Miller and Steve Southerland, should call for the same in the U. S. House of Representatives. We want to encourage those who value the Gulf and all it brings to this region, and to our nation, to ask your member of Congress to support the Restore Act of 2011. If you want to share your feelings and ideas about the Restore Act you can contact Steve Southerland at 7850812 and Jeff Miller at 664-1266. Jay Liles, Policy Consultant Florida Wildlife FederationProgress Energy needs active community involvementProgress Energy says it needs to be paid $7.5 million to bury the power lines in downtown Apalachicola. This is the same Progress Energy that had annual revenue last year of $10.2 billion and a pro t of $856 million! This is the same Progress Energy that earned $757 million in pro t during the rst nine months of 2011! Yes, this giant corporation which is trying to get even bigger by merging with Duke Energy by Jan. 1 is holding Apalachicola hostage for $7.5 million. Progress Energy has been closely connected to the communities we serve for more than a century, and were proud of our long tradition of dependable service and active community involvement, wrote Bill Johnson, Progress Energys chairman and CEO, in the companys March 2011 annual report. Well, Mr. Johnson, lets see some community involvement and talk with your customers in Apalachicola! And by the way, Mr. Johnson has earned $18.9 million in salary, stock awards and other compensation during the past three years as chairman and chief executive of cer. The company even threw in $30,000 for his home security and $20,000 for his spouse to y on the corporate plane, according to the companys SEC lings. Progress Energy says we need $7.5 million. Mr. Johnson, can you spare a dime for Apalachicola? Susan Richardson,SaveApalach.com LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Thursday, November 17, 2011

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LocalThe Times | A5Thursday, November 17, 2011 The Apalachicola Bay Charter School dedicated its media center Nov. 1 to media specialist Debra Elliott who passed away July 2. Faculty, staff and students gathered in the gymnasium to share memories of Elliott, whose husband, Apalachicola City Commissioner Jimmy Elliott, was also present as were several parents. Elizabeth Kirvin presented Jimmy Elliott with drawings created by ABC students to honor his wifes memory. Kirvin said a select group of the drawings will be framed and hung in the media center along with a plaque and a large framed photograph of Debra Elliott. She served as ABCs media specialist from 2005 through 2011 and also produced a monthly newsletter and annual yearbook. Debra Elliott touched our hearts and made a beautiful impression on many lives, ABC Principal Chimene Johnson told the gathering, Johnson ended the ceremony by reading a letter of thanks Elliott had sent to the ABC students from her hospital bed. By Lois SwobodaBy Lois SwobodaTimes Staff Writer On Nov. 1, students from the fth grade and middle school classes at the Apalachicola Bay Charter School took part in a science fair with many interesting and creative entries. The fair was organized by Gina Taranto who said all the students at both levels entered. The older students were judged in categories of chemistry, earth science, physics, behavioral science and biology. Fifth graders were awarded rst, second and third prize within each class. The projects were judged by County Extension Agent Bill Mahan and Eric Lovestrand and Lisa Bailey, both environmental educators at the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve. Overall winner at the middle school level was Alexis ONeal for her entry in the biology category, Are Your Hands Really Clean? Top honors for fth grade went to Becca Willis for her project Copper Contamination. Other winners for Middle School included: Chemistry 1) Astrid Ramirezs What Is the Fastest Way to Cool a Soda? 2) Madison Smiths Skittle Color Science and 3) Brooke Martinas Which Nail Rusts Faster? Earth Science 1) Max Davis Thats Water Under the Bridge, 2) Jaylunn Obees Hygrometer of Hair and 3) Allie Kirvins Why Is the Sky Blue? Physics 1) Corie Cates Charge Your Cellphone with a Solar Cell, 2) Christian Amazons Coke Bottle Rockets and 3) Shaklee Crews Wave Blockers. Behavioral Science 1) Amber Henning Strop Effect, 2) Kaolin Wailer Smell vs. Taste and 3) Jackie Ramsey Music and Mood. Biology 1) Alexis ONeal Are Your Hands Really Clean? and 2-tie) Faith Sapp Who Loses More Hair? and Allie Signorelli: Who Has the Cleaner Mouth, Dogs vs. Humans? Winners, for fth grade included 1) Connor Messer for Bigger is BetterAerodynamic, and Scout McLemore for Plant Growth; 2) Chloe Davis Calcium and Our  Bones and Steven Hicks Sight or Smell? and 3) Grayson Constantines Magnets: H ot,  Cold, Wet & Dry and Hailey Gays Can a Raw Egg Float? SPECIAL TO THE TT IMEs STwo members of the Franklin County school band have been selected to perform with the Florida Honors Band as part of the Florida Music Educators Associations annual convention Jan. 11 14, 2012 in Tampa. Eighth-grader Ursula Countryman, left, will perform on ute with the seventh and eighth grade honors band, and high school junior Stephanie Marxsen, right, will perform on bass clarinet with the Small School honors band. At the Nov. 10 school board meeting, the board voted to cover a portion of the expenses to send band instructor Karl Lester and the two musicians to the annual convention, encouraging them to conduct their own fundraising as well to help offset the costs. By David Adlerstein HHONORsS BANDCharter school dedicates media center to ElliottLOILOI S SWO O BODA ODA | The TimesJames Elliott and Elizabeth Kirvin enjoying childrens art dedicated to Debra Elliot. ABC scholars shine at science fairLOILOI S SWO O BODA ODA | The TimesAre your hands really clean? by Alexis ONeal was the overall winner on the middle school level.

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Please call Norm Gravelle at (850) 980-1678.Help nd Sam the HimalayanSam, a cream and chocolate Himalayan cat wearing a blue collar with a bell, went missing from a rental unit in the 700 block on the east end of St. George Island Nov. 8. He is declawed, over 10 years of age and needs daily medication. There is a $250 reward for his return. To reach Michelle, Sams owner, call (706) 414-7193. (The phone number on his collar wont work because his owners are here.)Apalachicola Legion hosts vets dinner tonightAmerican Legion Post 106 will host a covered dish dinner at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Post headquarters, 801 US 98, in Apalachicola. All veterans are invited to come and enjoy. For more information, call Larry Hale at 653-5817.Lions Club hosts turkey shoot SaturdayThe Carrabelle Lions Club will host a turkey shoot and raf e this Saturday, Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Lake Morality Road A new Browning 12gauge shotgun with gold trigger will be raf ed, with the drawing at 2 p.m. A beautiful handmade quilt made by the Lanark Village Wandering Star Quilters will also be raf ed. Lots of turkeys will be won and great fun will be the order of the day. Everyone is welcome but minors must be accompanied by an adult. For more info, call is 6973189.Join Franklin County Toy Run SaturdayOn Saturday, Nov. 19, the Franklin County Childrens Toy Project will sponsor a charity motorcycle ride. Riders will assemble at the Carrabelle IGA at 11 a.m., leave at noon and arrive at the Three Servicemen Detail South in Apalachicola at 1 p.m. All bikers welcome. Please bring a new unwrapped toy, article of childrens clothing or $10. We ride rain or shine. Food provided. For more information, contact Jay Abbott at 653-6462. Law EnforcementA6 | The Times Thursday, November 17, 2011By David AdlersteinTimes City Editor The Franklin County Democratic Executive Committee had an exhilarating reception at the Crooked River Grill in Lanark Village Nov. 10 where more than 80 Democrats came to hear remarks by Franklin County Democratic of ce holders. Committee Chairman Curt Blair said attendees were vocal in their enthusiasm about uniting to elect Democrats in 2012. We owe a large thank you to Ray Courage, Mercedes and Carl Updyke for their efforts to put the event together, he said. It was heartening to feel the tremendous electricity generated in the room by Lanark and Carrabelle voters for this kick off to the 2012 election season. Several Democrats from other parts of the county shared in the event. Blair said the committee was grateful to Democratic elected of cials who took time to attend, including County Commissioners Cheryl Sanders and Bevin Putnal, State Senator Bill Montford, State Representative Leonard Bembry, Clerk of Courts Marcia Johnson, Tax Collector James Harris and Apalachicola City Commissioner Brenda Ash. Supervisor of Elections Ida Cooper Elliott, who was with her daughter helping with her brand new granddaughter, was among several of cials who expressed their desire to be present, but could not because of con icts that evening. In addition, Rhonda Skipper, candidate for property appraiser, and Jay Liles, candidate in the Second Congressional District race, were introduced, Blair said. Frank Day, representing District 1 of the Florida Democratic Partys Small County Coalition, and Rachel Sutz Pienta, Countys Democratic Executive Committee Chair, were special guests visiting from other counties. The Executive Committee discussed 2012 campaign plans including providing candidate training on precinct organization tools and volunteer recruitment. The evening was a great beginning to 2012 efforts to elect more Democrats, said Blair. He said that if the county committee can collect 200 more Vote By Mail cards than were signed up for absentee ballots in 2010, the committee will be awarded $2,000 by the Florida Democratic Party. Be the rst to sign a Vote by Mail card and return it to DEC. P.O. Box 157, Apalachicola, FL 32329, he said. Spread the word!MARCIA MATHIS | Special to the TimesState Sen. Bill Montford, right, addresses the Democratic Executive Committee reception, as, from left, Brenda Ash, Connie and Jimmy Harris and Curt Blair listen.Democrats kick off 2012 campaign efforts See BRIEFS A14 News BRIEFS

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LocalThe Times | A7Thursday, November 17, 2011 INVITATION TO BID: Franklin County Library Build-outThe Friends of the Franklin County Library as funded by USDA through a rural development grant requests bids from State of Florida registered licensed General and/or Building Contractors (as required by Florida Law) for the following project site located on Bayshore Drive with access on Hickory DipDrive, Eastpoint, Florida. PROJECTDESCRIPTION: Franklin County Library Build Out The 5,000 SF building shell is a pre-engineered steel frame built on a concrete slab on grade. The building shell has a steel roof and siding, with storefront doors and windows. Electrical service, in slab plumbing and conduit is in place. The scope of work required under this bid includes the nishing of the building and site. Plans completed by Johnson Peterson Architects and Prebble-Rish Engineering include but are not limited to the following: The building interior will feature steel stud and drywall partitions with the required insulation in exterior walls. Doors will be solid core wood in hollow metal frames. Cabinets and counter tops are plastic laminate. Floor covering will be either vinyl tile or commercial carpet. Ceilings will be lay-in acoustical tile. Lighting and plumbing xtures will be commercial grade for low maintenance and durability. Storm water ponds are in place and working. Although the entry drive is graded, nal grading, topsoil, sod and landscaping, limestone base and asphalt paving will be required to nish the site work. BIDOPENINGDATE: December 12th at 10am at Franklin County Public Library at 29 Island Dr., Eastpoint, FL 32328 (850) 670-8151 MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING: Monday November 28th, 2011 at 10am at the project site. ANTICIPATED PROJECT BUDGET: $325,000 Questions to the architect/engineer must be received not later than December 2, 2011 5pm. FOR PURCHASINGOF BIDDOCUMENTS, AND SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS YOU MUST CONTACT SEMINOLE BLUEPRINTAT (850) 671-2714 ONORAFTERNOVEMBER 14, 2011. USDA and the Friends of the Franklin County Library reserve the right to reject any and all submissions, or accept minor irregularities in the best interest of the library. POINTOF CONTACT: John Lane, Project Manager, Johnson Peterson Architects (850) 224-9700 jlane@jparchitects.com www.pulse-sgi.com TODAY IS THE DEADLINE FOR THE NOVEMBER 24TH ISSUE Call Today!227-7847 or 370-6090 sons are all veterans, his youngest having served 16 years in the Army. We are a proud and peace-loving nation, he said. Thank you, veterans, for your sacri ce and love for your country. Its not always easy to defend freedom. Students from kindergarten through high school took part in the Friday service, led by School Director Carline Kembro. The morning was highlighted by the recitation of the names of each of the countys war dead, as the high schoolers came forward to place a tiny ag that read God Bless America. After the folding of the ag by Oscar Medley, Louis Van Vleet and Red Sizemore, the veterans in the attendance were asked to come forward, and each was presented with a commemorative calendar by the kindergartners. Carrabelles Saturday event welcomed people from throughout the county, with organizers arranging for two of the countys oldest and most distinguished veterans, Dan Sangaree and Pal Rivers, to travel from Apalachicola to participate in the festivities. The day began with a breakfast at the Senior Center followed by a wreath-laying ceremony in Veterans Park. Mayor Curley Messer led the crowd in a Pledge of Allegiance as the color guard from St. George Island Explorer Troop 22 stood at attention nearby. The ceremony was followed by a parade featuring beauty queens, Shriners, classic cars, military vehicles and the Seahawk marching band from Franklin County High School. After the parade, everyone moved from downtown to the fairgrounds behind the Senior Center, where there was plenty of art and crafts on display, a half-dozen vendors providing tasty treats and lots of activities for children. Around noon, a second solemn ceremony was held in front of the center, where Rivers and Sangaree were presented with ags. At 99, Sangaree is the countys oldest living veteran, while Rivers had a long and distinguished in the Navy during which he was ight instructor for Neil Armstrong, the rst man to walk on the moon. Vietnam veteran Larry Hale, scoutmaster of the Explorer troop and commander of Apalachicolas American Legion Post 106, thanked the two men for their service and told onlookers, We are in wars that need to come to an end. This is about the veterans that we are creating now. The observance ended with a rendition of Taps by drum soloist Mike Nepoti. After the crowd adjourned, some visitors witnessed an unusual event, the retirement of several American ags. Old Glory, you have served the city well through storms and fair weather. We bid you adieu, said Hale, before the ags were committed to ames. The ags were respectfully dismantled and burned, beginning with the stars followed by individual stripes. As the celebration continued, there were bocce and horseshoe tournaments and a cakewalk as well as food and all-day music. Performers included Greg Christofferson, the Not Quite Ready Band, CR 67 Band and Evelyn McAnally. The party ended with a live auction led by Chuck Spicer. It was great, said event organizer Shirley Cox. It was our rst festival, and everyone was pleased with the entertainment and the food. The breakfast was a great success and one of our best ideas. Cox sent her thanks to Christofferson who worked on the schedule, to Spicer and to everyone who donated and volunteered to help. She sent special thanks to Free Fire Ministries. She said the party was still in progress when she left at 10 p.m. I was exhausted, she said. Cox said she believes the event was pro table and will have an exact gure by the end of the week. All proceeds bene t the Franklin County Senior Center in Carrabelle. SALUTING from page A1LOIS SWOBODA | The TimesMike Guidry retires an American ag with great pomp and respect.DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesHonored at Fridays service were veterans, from left, Craig Duval, Oscar Medley, Bill Plazarin, Gene Boone, Red Sizemore, Ella Bond, Wayne Nash and Richard White. At left, Miranda Moses places a ag in honor of one of the countys fallen in a wreath held by Anna Harris.

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A8 | The Times Thursday, November 17, 2011 Longtime Apalachicola family physician Dr. Photis Nichols, now semi-retired and living in Jacksonville, has been named by the Jacksonville Business Journal as one of its Health Care Heroes. In an article authored by Laura Jane Pittman in the journals Nov. 4 edition, Nichols was cited for his community service with Volunteers in Medicine (VIM), an eight-year-old outreach to the communitys working uninsured. Since the clinic opened in 2003, Nichols has logged more than 1,160 hours of volunteer time in treating patients. When we rst opened, Dr. Nichols saw the sign in the window and came in the door and said he wanted to help, VIM President Dr. Jim Burt, told the Business Journal. He has been here longer than any other provided, and has brought a real sense of true family medicine to the organization. Catie Wallace, VIMs volunteer coordinator, said Nichols handles one shift a week, seeing six to eight patients who would otherwise have no medical care. Dr. Victoria Findley, VIMs chief medical of cer, told the Business Journal that patients respond well to Nichols kind, gentle manner and consistent presence. I have dearly missed my former patients in Apalachicola, and VIM has helped me ll the void, Nichols, 88, told the business publication. Medicine has been good to me, and I am only too happy to give back some of what I have been honored with over the years. PETOFTHEWEEK Franklin County Humane Society SocietyIolana Loni Burke celebrated her fourth birthday on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, together with her sister Layla. Loni is the daughter of Jeremy Burke, of Apalachicola, and Tina Burke, of Thomasville, Ga. Her maternal grandparents are John and Sonya Bellew, of Apalachicola. Paternal grandparents are David and Beverly Burke, of Apalachicola. Lonis paternal greatgrandparents are Belvin and Johnnie Bryant, of Apalachicola. Samantha Breanna Burkett turned 11 years old on Halloween! Samantha is the daughter of Dana Saunders Burkett, of Tallahassee, and Richie Burkett of Port St. Joe. She is the granddaughter of Debbie Saunders, of Tallahassee, and the late Dr. Edward Saunders, of Carrabelle. She is also the niece of Terry Saunders of Tallahassee. Happy Birthday to my Baby Girl, time ies by so fast! I love you very, very much! Love, Mama, Mama-MiMi and Uncle Terry The family of J.V. Bubba Gander celebrated his 90th birthday Nov. 10 with an informal dinner party at his Bluff Road home. Highlighting the festive affair, complete with gumbo, fresh oysters and assorted delicacies, was a champagne toast led by Bubba and Jean, his wife of 63 years, pictured above. Along with the champagne came slices of birthday cake, inset. Decorated by Glenda Newell, her design was based on an early photograph of Gander hauling in his net from little St. George Island.Special to the TimesHad a big day, Thursday, Nov. 17. The lunch at the senior center was great. Had a nice crowd. In the evening I went to the Democratic Executive Committee reception at the Crooked River Grille. It was very well-attended, and we all had a great time. Being there brought back a lot of memories. After winning our case in 1986 to redraw the voting lines, I was asked by the executive committee to have the rally in our new district. I held the rally at the Lanark Village Boat Club, as I was rst vicecommander at that time. It also was well-attended. Thanks to the committee for all the work arranging this years reception. I know it was no walk in the park, and thanks to all who attended. On Saturday, I went to the senior center for lunch at the festival. I visited with friends and neighbors. Took some chances on the quilt, but my phone didnt ring later in the day, so I guess someone else won it. Oh well! I had lunch with Betty Roberts on Sunday, Nov. 13 at St. James Rehab Center. She is coming along ne. On the way back to her room, we stopped and had a nice visit with Mercy Henderson. After lunch today, Nov. 17, the senior center will be closed until Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012. The Food Bank will also close at noon today, and reopen Thursday, Dec. 1. On Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, we will have our annual dinner at Chillas Hall. There is a sign-up sheet in the hall for those attending, number of people in your party, and what dish you will be bringing. Serving begins at 1 p.m. See ya there! Be kind to one another, check on the sick and housebound. Enjoy yourself its later than you think! Until next time, God Bless America, our troops, the poor and the hungry.Sign-up begins for Thanksgiving Day dinner LANARK NEWSJim Welsh SAMANTHA BREANNA TURNS 11 BUBBA GANDER MARKS 90TH BIRTHDAY DR. NICHOLS NAMED JACKSONVILLE HEALTH CARE HERO IOLANA BURKE TURNS 4

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The Times | A9Thursday, November 17, 2011 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 Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church-Your Church on the Coast-2653 Highway 98 East P.O. Box 729, Lanark Village, Fl 32323Pastor: Father Eddie Jones Mass Schedule: Saturday: (Vigil) 5:00 PM Sunday: 7:30 AM (850)697-3669 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. ChurchSpecial to the TimesWhile raising four children who were all a product of broken homes, we had the opportunity of conducting our own personal case study of nature vs. nurture. Some may argue that genetics play the larger role while others insist it is how the child is raised. Still others insist environment and inuence play the largest role. Two of our children were from the exact same genetics and environment until adulthood, yet they were nothing alike in their behavior or personality. They were both too young at the time of the divorce to have learned any behaviors from their father. He lived hours away and the children rarely visited, therefore he had very little inuence on their outcome. Surprisingly, many of their behaviors and mannerisms were undeniably inherited from their father. In the areas of temperament, school performance, submission to authority and motivation, one or both of them would exhibit traits that were not a reection of me or of their rearing. The other two children had parents who lived nearby and they were able to visit frequently. Each of them exhibited traits that were not a reection of the custodial parent. In the areas of emotionalism, submission to authority, self-image, motivation, and reasoning, both were the exact opposite of the way they were raised. With regular visitation, their traits may have been a result of learned behavior. All of our children were raised essentially the same while they were in our household. We were consistent with affection, rules, and involvement in their lives; however, each of them was completely different in their personalities, viewpoints, performance, and behavior. Sometimes I would lean toward believing genetics played the largest part of a persons personality and other times I was convinced that rearing was more signicant in the way the child turned out. As the children were growing up, they would go through phases that varied by age and sometimes by inuence. A couple of them have commented at times that they were unable to help their behavior because they knew they were like their mother or father in that way. Unbalanced hormones sometimes revealed a side of them that made me question if their biological father was Mr. Hyde. Most of the undesirable qualities that our children possessed as teenagers are no longer a signicant part of their personality traits (thank God). Maturity and the realization that they are not the center of the universe have cured many of the inherited inclinations they once embraced and used as a crutch. The friends who were a part of their life during the teen years have gone their separate ways and they no longer associate with them. Inuence may be a large factor during the adolescent to young adult age, however as they transition into adulthood, peer pressure has less of a grip on them. Dealing with others, making decisions, work habits, personality traits, and mannerisms may or may not be natural behaviors. Intelligence is sometimes inherited but a lack of ambition or common sense will render it useless. We may be blessed with natural abilities or cursed with personality quirks but I believe nurturing molds us as we learn and mature. Environment and culture play a vital role in how we view ourselves and can either destroy or catapult our ambitions. However, many inuential people have risen out of extremely adverse situations. Children of second-generation alcoholics and drug addicts have broken the cycle. Young adults have chosen to attend college despite their parents limited views of higher education. Many young people have survived parents who were negligent and horrible role models to become wonderful parents. My educated guess based on our personal study leads me to believe everything affects who we are. The undesirable personality traits we were born with can be changed through self-control. We are not limited to any one component for the way we turn out. We are a summation of nature, nurture, environment, culture, and inuence, however self-will and self-discipline trumps all of these elements. We do not have to embrace any negative quality that is part of our chemical make-up. That is unless we choose to. We welcome all suggestions and hope you enjoy this weekly article. Please send all emails to Scott Shiver at frontline247@mac.com. The 2011 Seafood Festival was the biggest and most successful in the history of the event, not only for vendors and artists but for the Franklin County Humane Society as well. Fifteen adoptions took place over the two-day festival, with locals and visitors alike coming to the booth to interact, adopt and donate. At any given time during the two days, there was a crowd gathered and the atmosphere was happy and festive as people shared pet experiences and played with our pets. A big thank you to all our volunteers, organizers of the festival and of course to those who adopted! The Franklin County Humane Society We would like to thank the many people who reached out and showed our family compassion during our time of sorrow at the passing of Danny. The generosity of the community truly makes us grateful to be part of the Franklin County Family. From the numerous phone calls, exquisite cuisine, owers, monetary offerings and kind words of consideration, you all vastly aided in the start of our healing process. A special thanks to the Carrabelle Christian Center, Hog Wild Bar-B-Q and Forbes Funeral Home. God Bless You All. The Holton Family We, the family of the late Beatrice Cummings-Washington, would like to thank each and everyone for their love, support and prayers that they have shown our family. We also would like to thank each and everyone for the food and donations that were given to help with the Homegoing service for our mother and grandmother. We thank each and everyone from the bottom of our heart. Thanks, Tiffany Gathers and grandchildren and the family of the late Beatrice Washington. Thank you very much for giving me a wonderful and memorable baby shower. Thank you to everyone for your thoughtfulness and kind wishes. Sincerely, Jessie Walden Thank you! Thank you for every donation but most of all for your prayers in my journey for me becoming the Royal Prince in the Love Center Apalachicola Chosen Generation Royal Priesthood Pageant. A special thank-you to my godparents Mr. Clarence Williams Jr. and Mrs. Ingrid Williams who worked very diligently day and night for me to become King. I thank God for godparents like the two of you who support me in the things of God. Once again, I thank each of you for the role you had me in becoming Royal Priest Prince. I will represent the King of Kings and Lord of Lords very well. Thank you, JaChristian CroomWe can overcome undesirable personality traits YOUTH MATTERSScott and Pamela Shiver KING JACHRISTIAN CROOmM Cards of TTHANkKS Thank you A Special ThanksIn AppreciationThank you Liberty CCounsel to conduct NNov. 19 seminar By invitation of Franklin County Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Liberty Counsel will conduct a workshop covering students rights, teachers rights and prayer in schools at the Eastpoint Church of God on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Liberty Counsel is an international nonprot litigation, education, and policy organization dedicated to advancing religious freedom, the sanctity of life, and the family since 1989, by providing pro bono assistance and representation on these and related topics. HHospice hosts RRemembrance As part of its holiday outreach, Big Bend Hospice will host the 2011 Service of Remembrance on Sunday, Nov. 27 at 3 p.m. at Riverfront Park, 90 Water Street in Apalachicola. This special service gives families and friends an opportunity to remember and honor those they have lost. The service includes music, words of comfort and a special time to speak a name and honor a loved one. The Service of Remembrance is a timeout in a busy season to remember those we love and have lost to death, said Rev. Candace McKibben, hospice services manager. Whether the loss is distant or recent, it is important to our spiritual well-being to acknowledge the grief we feel and to summon hope to live life enriched by cherished memories and lessons learned. This service is a safe and healing place to do both. There will be fellowship time and refreshments immediately following the service. For more information about the service, please contact Pam Allbritton at 5088749. Make reservations for O O rmans C C hristmas tea Once again the ladies of Trinity Episcopal Church and the Orman House Historic Site will ring in the holidays with a high tea featuring music by the Tom Adams quartet. The party is scheduled for Sunday, Dec.. 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. Attendance is limited so make reservations by calling Carrie Kienzle at 370-5155. Tickets are available at the church ofce or from members of Trinitys congregation. Funds go to support the annual Tour of Homes. Church BRIEFS

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LocalA10 | The Times Thursday, November 17, 2011me, she said. You really dont see any fecal material, though. She provided a rough estimate of about 10,000 to 15,000 gallons of affected seawater. Brooks said his department looked into a possible sewage leak but was unable to con rm one. He said they found no evidence of any sewage pipe leaking but did detect some sort of strong smell, like human waste. They were very concerned about what they had seen. Based on that and this emergency management bulletin, that sounded very serious to us. Brooks said George Allen, chairman of the board of the Eastpoint Water and Sewer District, said no malfunctions had been reported at the sewage facility or any of the lift stations. Everything was good on his end. We did not suspect that facility, Brooks said. Of cers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission assisted in enforcement of the closure, ordering harvesters to dump any oysters they had back into the water. Weve been closed right before Christmas before. Its frustrating, said Shannon Harts eld, president of the Franklin County Seafood Workers Association, as he dumped oysters harvested by his father, Abraham, back into gulf waters. He estimated that about 100 to 120 boats had been working East Hole. The Miles, in the western area of the bay, remains open. Harts eld said he could understand the state acting swiftly, because he knows what a headache a product recall can be on the processors. When they did the recall, I know all the oystermen complained about it, but it hurt the dealers pretty bad, he said. Harts eld said any product con scated from a cooler Monday would be taken and disposed of at the shell pile at the Mill Pond in Apalachicola. He said he didnt have an idea what had caused the foul patch. I cant gure it, Harts eld said. You can smell it, theres no doubt its there. Where did it come from out of the blue right there? If its raw sewage, it has to be from some vessel. Thats a lot of sewage from a boat to dump. Its almost like from a sewage container. He wondered whether any of the work being done by Progress Electric on new transmission lines spanning the Apalachicola River or work by the state to remove leftover pilings from the old St. George Island bridge might have contributed to the problem. This is not a decision we take lightly at all, because of the emergency nature, Brooks said. But why wait until the end of the day and have to get product recalled? This is serious for public health and for the health of the industry. REQUEST FOR BIDSFranklin County solicits bids for a one-year lease of approximately one acre of real property located near the foot of the Bryant Patton bridge in Eastpoint, Florida. This property is illustrated below, and is marked with diagonal lines and is labeled as Cat Point Road. The subject land is publicly owned, but is not presently used as a road. All bids shall be sealed and delivered to the Franklin County Clerk of Courts at 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, no later than 4:00 P.M. (ET) December 2, 2011. Bids will be opened on December 6, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. (ET) during the county commission meeting held at 34 Forbes Street, Apalachicola, Florida. Franklin County reserves the right to reject any and all bids. For additional information, call 850-653-1757. 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 Fruit StandHwy 98, EastPoint, FLSee You There! MARGARET Fresh Fraser Fir Christmas Trees and WreathsArriving Thanksgiving Week! support for the moratorium comes days before a symbolic protest planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19. Organizers promise to stage a New Orleansstyle funeral, complete with horse-drawn caisson, ag-draped cof n and processional line. Those wishing to attend are asked to bring an umbrella and/or a shovel, to dress in black and to meet in front of the Raney House at 128 Market St. The funeral will cap an 11th hour effort by citizens even as the construction project nears downtown from the west, from a section of the new transmission lines erected in Port St. Joe, and from the east, spanning the Apalachicola River from Eastpoint. Apalachicola businessman Mark Friedman told commissioners he signed on in earnest to the SaveApalach group after learning it enlisted the help of Arthur Buddy Jacobs, a prominent landuse attorney out of Fernandina Beach who was instrumental in defeating the planned construction of a Walmart there. With Buddy, I really thought we had a ghting chance, said Friedman, who distributed to commissioners Jacobs resume along with materials outlining the views of several state historic preservation experts. His thought is to put pressure on Progress on many fronts, he said, noting that Jacobs, a former president of the University of Florida student body and long active in state political circles, has talked with U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, former U.S. senator and Progress board member Mel Martinez and several state officials, with plans to speak next with Attorney General Pam Bondi. Were coming from a lot of different levels. We need to get national attention and have to hit it from the media side and national media, Friedman said. By having your support, were in a better position to have your senators and representatives get on board. To give us a chance to sit down and discuss with them, not (Progress community liaison) Bobby Pickles, but someone at a higher level. He said with Progress facing a merger with Duke Energy and massive costs associated with botched repairs at its Crystal River nuclear power plant, the company will have to deal seriously with public relations. I dont think Progress is done at looking at all the options available, Friedman said. We do have a chance, but we will need funding to bury the lines. He also shared a letter of support from the Main Street program, a thank you letter from the company that conducted a recent Sports Illustrated photo shoot and a recent glowing article in Yachting magazine. They are coming here not because of what we have, but because of what we dont have, Friedman said. They like this area a lot. Putting the power poles through here can have a negative effect on the economy. Were going to have power poles that are twice as high as all the trees. It can have an economic effect. By its 4-0 vote, with Commissioner Mitchell Bartley absent, the commission reaf rmed the support it rst granted in January. But the vote was not without some misgivings by commissioners. Commissioner Brenda Ash was critical of unspeci ed comments, which she said originated from the citizens group and were an attack on the character and integrity of the city. She said the organization had gone a little to the extreme to get this attention, and you have decided to come to the city in the nal hour. (But) two weeks ago, when you decided to regroup and to go this route, you didnt consider including the city at that time. Im going to be honest, she said. Im offended at the route you have taken. I dont have a thick skin that some of the others have. I dont have an issue with what youre doing; I have an issue with how youre doing it. Now we have division. We are in a time where there needs to be unity on so many different levels, and yet were nding differences and reasons to be divided. I nd it very disheartening. Both Friedman and Daly were apologetic. There has never been any organized or united effort to cast aspersions on commissioners or anybody else, Daly said. There are perhaps overzealous people who have acted suddenly, but its not a posture endorsed by the historical society. Never in that discussion was there any decision to somehow disparage commissioners or anyone else in the community. Thats not the direction, policy or somethings thats been endorsed or promoted. There is frustration, he said. Its frustration at the inability to make a difference, but we now have a chance. Mayor Van Johnson said he hoped everyone would avoid the politics of personal destruction. Thats not the Apalachicola I grew up in. The mayor pressed Daly as to what had changed since an earlier meeting with a Tallahassee utility attorney brought in to challenge the poles, when he told city of cials there was nothing legally that could be done with Progress, the mayor said. Daly said citizens are now able to bring pressure from sources much larger than this community. There is a change in the publicity and political and corporate allies that might help us change Progress in a new direction. We have friends, people that support our effort to stop these poles. We have friends willing to go to bat for us. It is a different ballgame, and we are approaching it from a basis that the historical nature of this community needs to be defended. I think they (the new poles) are a horrendous thing potentially to see. Daly said a protracted legal battle on any front would get a lot more expensive but said citizens efforts so far can only yield positive results. Public relations is part of it. It gets attention, and I believe we will also get good publicity about this, he said. I dont see any downside to it in terms of this community. The worst that can happen is we get some publicity. OYSTERS from page A1 MORATORIUM from page A1DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesCity commissioners, from right, Jimmy Elliott, Brenda Ash and Frank Cook, weigh asking for a moratorium on construction of power poles in downtown Apalachicola.

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E-mail outdoors news to times outdoors@star .com OUTDOORSwww.apalachtimes.comSection Section A Corner of Marina Drive, Port St. Joe, FL(next to Piggly Wiggly)www.BWOsh.comYour Hunting Headquarters 38# THRUST AND 36 SHAFT, TRANSOM MOUNTWAS $179.99NOW $159.992 YEAR WARRANTY TRANS O M M O UNT 38# THRUST AND 36 SHAFT, 38# THRUST AND 36 SHAFT, TRANS O M M O UNT MINN KOTA ENDURA C2 TROLLINGMOTOR By Lois SwobodaTimes Staff Writer Tom Biscardi is looking for Bigfoot. If youve seen him, hed like to talk to you. Last month, Biscardi and a small entourage paid a visit to the county to search for elusive wildlife. Biscardi is founder and CEO of Searching for Bigfoot Inc., a corporation dedicated to nding the elusive Sasquatch/Yeti/ Swamp Ape/O-mah. What you call the big guy depends largely on where you hail from. Locally, he goes by Skunk Ape. Biscardi, a Las Vegas promoter, has turned the search for Sasquatch into a money-making proposition. He has published books and articles on the Skunk Ape and produced half a dozen lms on the subject. He also maintains a blog and a website on the legendary creature. He said he has been searching for Bigfoot for 40 years. His rst safari was funded by a $50,000 grant from John D. McArthur. These days, to obtain information, Biscardi, travels the country in a stretch-cab pickup and trailer proclaiming him the big foot hunter, and, not surprisingly, wherever he goes, people ock to share their experiences with the elusive ape. He follows up on these narratives by investigating Bigfoot hotspots. He carries some high-tech equipment including night vision goggles, a light intensi er for use with a camera and a biopsy ri e to obtain tissue samples from a distance. Biscardi said he has encountered Bigfoot six times over the years, once from only 12 feet away. He said he travels more than 100,000 miles annually on the Skunk Apes trail. Over fried shrimp and gumbo at Two Als, he displayed plaster casts of supersized feet he said he collected in Paris, Texas. To be a cryptozoologist, you have to get out of the library, he said. Biscardi is controversial and, in recent years, has reportedly fallen victim to several hoaxsters, In 2005, Biscardi appeared on the radio program Coast to Coast AM, an online broadcast dealing with the strange, supernatural and macabre said claimed he was percent sure he would be able to capture a Bigfoot near Happy Camp, Calif. In a later broadcast, he said he knew the location of a captured Bigfoot and offered a video on of the creature on demand for a fee of $14. Later, Biscardi withdrew the offer and said he had been hoodwinked by a woman in Stagecoach, Nev. Biscardi then offered a refund on his website to those who had subscribed to the service. In 2008, Matthew Whitton and Rick Dyer of Georgia showed Biscardi a 7foot, 7-inch, 500-pound Bigfoot-like creature in a freezer. Whitton and Dyer said they found the body in the north Georgia mountains and said they saw three similar living creatures nearby. Biscardi teamed up with the pair and promoted the claim, promising DNA evidence. The three held a press conference at which they showed photographs of the alleged creature. Biscardi said he had touched it, measured its feet and felt its intestines. The Bigfoot turned out to be a rubber costume; Biscardi said he was deceived. In any case, Biscardi is a larger-thanlife gure who commands attention everywhere he goes. On Oct. 11, when Biscardi sailed into Carrabelle, he was fresh from a weeklong whirlwind tour of 11 states with a BBC lm crew. Biscardi said he has appeared on BBC many times. This time, they contacted him because they wanted lm footage for the pilot of a reality show to be shot in the U.S. and aired in Great Britain. Why did he come to Carrabelle? To hook up with cryptozoologist Scott Marlowe, who visited Carrabelle in spring 2010 to investigate the Carrabelle cat, a large black panther allegedly haunting Tates Hell. Marlowe met up with Biscardi on his visit. When Scott Marlowe said there were some (skunk ape) sightings around here, it intrigued me, Biscardi said, The two monster hunters, guided by Cal Allen, surveyed the woods for signs of Sasquatch, which Biscardi christened the Tates Hell Terror. Unfortunately, their investigations didnt turn up any promising signs that skunk apes abound in the swamp, Allen said. There were no large nests in the reeds or giant footprints in mud. Even anecdotal reports of the awful ape were few and far between. Carrabelles Sonny Stone told Biscardi he has not seen a Swamp Ape but thinks he smelled one in 2004 as he was driving on River Road about a half mile from Trout Creek. I was in the area where it had just crossed. I could smell him, said Stone. It was like a mixture of urine, mold, mildew and feces. Wildlife biologist Adam Warwick said though he could not prove there were no Bigfoot in the swamp, he knows of no evidence to indicate they are there. Raconteur Joe Barber, known for his outdoor prowess, told Biscardi he and another man once were shing at about noon on the St. Marks River near the mouth of Chipley Creek, when they heard an awful sound from up the creek. He described it as a man screaming. He and his friend were extremely frightened by the noise, and the other man commented What the h***was that? Barber said he didnt know and asked, Are you afraid to go and see? The other man said he was not, and they took the boat up the creek but could nd no trace of a man or anything unusual. Barber said he then remembered houseboats anchored nearby, so they investigated to see if there had been an accident but found nobody onboard any of the boats. The only thing I could ever think was that it was some kind of cat, Barber said. Ive never heard anything else like it in all these years. Warwick said the call could have been a fox in heat. Although Biscardi might not be back soon to search the swamp for Bigfoot, Marlowe is bringing a group called the Cryptid Seekers in March to track the Carrabelle cat. If youre in the mood for a whimsical read, you might consider Marlowes Cryptic Creatures of Florida. Its not National Geographic, but as a little light reading, its fun. The book incorporates some folklore, old news stories and anecdotal reports of peculiar creatures rumored to roam the Sunshine State, ranging from pterodactyls (Marlowe hints they might be sand hill cranes) to giant snakes to the Cracker Dog Killer, possibly a giant Central American weasel. Its a short piece, perfect for a plane trip or reading by ashlight under the covers. Drawing to be Wednesday for new hunt campThere will be a drawing for the general public by lottery at the Carrabelle Forestry Of ce, 290 Airport Road in Carrabelle, at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov 23, for the new Borrow Pit 2 hunt camp. The camp is on Tates Hell Forest Road 90, just west of the Borrow Pit Camp (16) and the new helicopter landing area. The closest cross road is West River Road. The hunt camp dates for the new site will be Nov. 23 to Feb. 20, 2012. The hunt camp fee will be $100. You must provide a copy of your valid, up-to-date hunting license along with payment. All state forest rules and regulations apply. Please call 487-3766 or 697-3734, ext. 102, for additional information or questions you may have about this process.New primitive campsite available beginning WednesdayA new primitive campsite, Pidcock Campsite, will be available beginning Wednesday, Nov. 23. The site is in the High Bluff Tract off Pidcock Road at the old bridge crossing of High Bluff Creek. This site is not a hunt camp. It can be reserved for a maximum of 14 days and the fee will be $10 per night. For reservations, contact the Carrabelle of ce at 697-3766.Gag grouper season closes for season in GulfThe 2011 open recreational harvest season for gag grouper in Gulf of Mexico state waters (excluding Monroe County) closed Wednesday, Nov. 16, two months after the fall harvest season opened Sept. 16. In state and federal Atlantic waters (including Monroe County), the recreational season is open through Jan. 1, 2012. Federal sheries managers are working to put new management guidelines in place to rebuild the population of gag grouper, which is considered to be over shed and undergoing over shing in Gulf waters. Temporary changes in 2011 federal management efforts also included a year-long gag grouper recreational harvest closure in Gulf of Mexico federal waters (beyond nine nautical miles from shore) with the exception of the Sept. 16 through Nov. 15 open season. At the Nov. 16 FWC meeting in Key Largo, commissioners considered approving more proposed measures affecting gag grouper in Gulf state waters to continue becoming consistent with federal management efforts. More information on Gulf gag grouper and upcoming rule changes are available at MyFWC.com/Commission by clicking on Commission Meetings and Agenda.Special to The TimesIf you are like most Florida anglers and boaters, you enjoy your time on the water. Its an opportunity to get close to nature and break the routine of work, school or retirement. The peaceful challenge of trying to nd, attract and catch your piscatorial prey is made possible, in part, by the scienti c management and conservation laws that sustain sport sh populations. The goal is for everyone to be able to share in the pleasure and to provide a sustainable harvest. So when you see someone threatening those resources by damaging habitat, polluting the water, using illegal gear, taking more than the bag limit or keeping undersized sh, you probably wish you could do something. Well, you can. You have several options, but the newest, most real-time option is to silently send a text message to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Conscientious anglers and boaters can text Tip@ MyFWC.com (standard usage fees may apply). The text-messaging option makes it more convenient for the public, said Col. Jim Brown, director of the FWCs Division of Law Enforcement. We also hope it will make Wildlife Alert even more effective in catching poachers and other violators. The Wildlife Alert Reward Program has helped the FWC catch thousands of violators when people call 888-404-FWCC (3922) or when they simply dial *FWC or #FWC, depending on service provider. Violations also can be anonymously reported online at MyFWC. com/WildlifeAlert. There are many other ways that concerned citizens can directly assist the FWC. Angler Tag Return Hotline: 800-367-4461 Burmese Pythons, or other exotic reptiles: 888483-4681 Fish Kill Hotline: 800636-0511 Horseshoe Crab Nesting Activity: 866-252-9326 Manatees: Report sick, dead, injured or tagged manatees by calling Wildlife Alert: 888-404-3922 Marine Turtles: Report dead or injured marine turtles by calling Wildlife Alert: 888-404-3922 Nuisance Alligators: 866-FWC-GATOR (866-3924286) Oil, Fuel or Hazardous Material Spills in Florida Waters: 800-320-0519. Red Tide Status Line: (Toll-free inside Florida only) 866-300-9399. Outside Florida: 727-552-2448 Waterway Markers Missing or Damaged: 866405-2869. For additional listings and online contact forms for many of these reporting activities, visit MyFWC. com/Contact. Katie Purcell contributed to this column. She is the FWCs public information coordinator for its Division of Law Enforcement. FreshwaterNot much to say about offshore shing but that its almost over for the year. The gag grouper season ended Nov. 15, and with that closure, most offshore activities will be limited to the commercial guys. This segment will turn into surf shing for the next few months and through the winter months. Inshore OffshoreInshore shing has been plagued by bad weather for weeks now, and the trend will continue this week. The trout bite is getting better, and with the cold snap a few days ago, the trout have schooled up back in the I.C.W. canal. Red sh are spooky now but still can be found along the surf. With the arrival of hunting season, anglers will now have to share the rivers with hunters. Good reports from Howard Creek this past week of steady catches of cat sh and bream; however, the big talk was about squirrels. Most hunters reported good hunting, and most limited out very quickly last weekend. SPONSORED BY Be the FWCs eyes and ears to help protect wildlife Outdoors BRIEFSPage 12 Thursday, November 17, 2011 Searching for the Skunk ApePhotos by LOIS SWOBODA | The TimesTom Biscardi, left, shows a plaster casts of big feet. At right is cryptozoologist Scott Marlowe with his latest book Cryptid Creatures of Florida.

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CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA SP O RTS www.apalachtimes.com ASection Thursday, November 17, 2011 Page 13By Pat FlynnFlorida Freedom Finally, the South Walton football team has that rather large monkey off its back, as the Seahawks knocked off Franklin County 38-23 to get their rst win of the year in their nal game of the season. The importance of even just one win was obvious, and South Walton wanted this one badly according to junior quarterback Drew Pfeiffer. Pfeiffer led the way for a South Walton (1-9) offense that put up 325 total yards, including 287 on the ground. Pfeiffer carried the ball 14 times for 75 yards and three touchdowns. He also nished a perfect 3-of-3 passing for 38 yards. Things looked good early for Franklin County, as sophomore running back Dwayne Griggs took a handoff 85 yards for a score on the games opening play. But the South Walton defense put the clamps on him for the rest of the night, holding Griggs to just 101 yards on nine carries. South Walton knotted the score at 7-7 on a 1-yard plunge by Pfeiffer to cap a 48-yard drive with 3:24 to go in the rst quarter, and Jonathan OHara added the extra point. After holding Franklin County to a quick three and out, Pfeiffer struck again on a 15-yard touchdown run up the middle to give the Seahawks a 14-7 lead. The South Walton defense recorded an interception and recovered a fumble on the next two Franklin County possessions. The fumble recovery led to a 4yard touchdown by Joe Kopald that gave South Walton a 21-7 lead heading into the half. South Walton stuck with its ground game in the second half, as Franklin County, who nished their season at 3-7, continued to struggle. South Walton extended the lead to 31-7 after a 15-yard touchdown run by Joey Gagliano and a 46-yard eld goal by OHara. Franklin County would add two more scores, a 65yard touchdown receptions by junior TreSean Carr and a catch by sophomore Leonard Green. Senior quarterback Zach Armistead went 7-for-11 on the night, with one interception and one two-point rushing conversion. Senior Brennan Walden added a two-point conversion and junior Zach Howze a point after touchdown kick. Walden ran for 39 yards on nine carries, while junior Skyler Hutchinson rushed six times for 10 yards. Green caught four passes, for 71 yards. Carr had two punt returns, for 31 yards. Walden also led the team defensively, with 10 solo tackles and one assist. Carr and Hutchinson each tallied seven takedowns, with sophomore Holden Foley adding six tackles. Seahawks fall to South Walton SEASON LEADERSRushingDwayne Griggs, 839 yards on 79 carries Brennan Walden, 563 yards on 69 carries Skyler Hutchinson, 409 yards on 78 carries Cole Lee, 291 yards on 55 carries Chris Granger, 119 yards on 28 carriesPassingZach Armistead, 34-for-71 (.479) for 484 yards, 7 TDs, 6 interceptionsScoringDwayne Griggs, 13 TDs, 4 extra points Zach Armistead, 4 TDs, 6 extra points Brennan Walden, 4 TDs, 3 extra points Leonard Green, 4 TDs Skyler Hutchinson, 2 TDs Ladarius Rhodes, 2 TDs Zach Howze, 5 extra points Paul Anderson, 4 extra pointsDefensiveBrennan Walden, 58 solo tackles, 8 assists Cole Lee, 46 solo tackles, 4 assists Skyler Hutchinson, 35 solo tackles, 12 assists Dwayne Griggs, 36 solo tackles, 6 assists TreSean Carr, 30 solo tackles, 6 assists Colton Sheridan, 28 solo tackles, 6 assists Leonard Green, 26 solo tackles, 6 assists Chase Golden, 25 solo tackles, 6 assists Seahawk soccer season opensBy David AdlersteinTimes City Editor The Seahawk varsity basketball team is hosting an alumni game Saturday, with competition against all Carrabelle and Apalachicola old timers and Franklin County alumni as well. The game is Saturday, Nov. 19 at the school, starting at 5:30 p.m. Coach Mike Sweatt said the boosters will be selling $8 dinner plates. Admission is only $1 and the game will start at 7 p.m. There will also be a split-the-pot half court shot at half time. Basically $1 for a pot ticket, and if you win you get to shoot a half-court shot for the entire pot, said Sweatt. If you miss you still get half the pot. The schedule for the 2011 basketball season is printed below. B indicates just a boys game, and G just a girls game. All games are at home games unless otherwise noted. Thursday, Nov. 17 @Blountstown 6 (B) Thursday, Nov. 17 North Bay Haven 6 (G) Monday, Nov. 21 @ John P aul II 4:30 JV/6:30/7:30 Tuesday, Nov. 22 W akulla 6 (G) Monday, Nov. 28 @ Blountstown* 5:30 G/7/8:30 Thursday, Dec. 1 @ Monroe 4:30 JV/6/7:30 Friday, Dec. 2 @ South W alton* 5:30 G/7/8:30 Tuesday, Dec. 6 @ A ucilla Christian AWAY 4:30G/6/7:30 Thursday, Dec. 8 Liberty County* 4:30 G/6/730 Friday, Dec. 9 Bozeman* 5:30/7 Tuesday, Dec. 13 W est Gadsden* 4:30 G/6:/7:30 Thursday, Dec. 15 Blountstown 5 (G) Friday, Dec. 16 John P aul II 6 (G) Fri./Sat./Mon., Dec. 16-19 Maclay Tourney TBA (B) Tuesday, Jan. 3 @ North Bay Haven 5 (G) Tuesday, Jan. 3 W ewahitchka 5/6:30 (B) Thursday, Jan. 5 A ucilla Christian 6/7:30 Friday, Jan. 6 South W alton* 4:30 G/6:/7:30 Tuesday, Jan. 10 @ W est Gadsden* 4:30 G/6:/7:30 Friday, Jan. 13 @ Bozeman* 6/7:30 Saturday, Jan. 14 @ P ort St. Joe* 6/7:30 (B) Monday, Jan. 16 Monroe MLK HOME 1:30/3: (V) Thursday, Jan. 19 @ Liberty County* 4:30 G/6:/7:30 Saturday, Jan. 21 @ P ort St. Joe* 4:30 (G) Tuesday, Jan. 24 Blountstown* 6/7:30 (B) Thursday, Jan. 26 @ W ewahitchka 6/7:30 (B) Saturday, Jan. 28 P ort St. Joe* 6/7:30 (B) Tuesday, Jan. 31 Bay 6/7:30 (B) Tues/Fri/Sat, Jan. 31, Feb 3, 4 Districts @ Blountstown TBA (G) Thursday, Feb. 2 John P aul II 6/7:30 (B) Tues/Fri/Sat, Feb. 7-11 Districts @ Blountstown TBA (B)By David AdlersteinTimes City Editor Franklin County High School soccer opened earlier this month, with both teams playing tonight against Marianna before an excited home crowd. Girls coach Kelli Maggio said the team opened at home Nov. 3 against powerhouse Wakulla, and fell 6-0. We played timid and intimidated, but have made improvements since that game, said Maggio. We will be more solid this week. The coach said one bright spot was the play of new goalkeeper, freshman Macy Hunt, who tallied 26 saves. The girls play among the 91 schools in Class 1A, and are competing against 21 schools in Region 1. They are in District 1, which also includes Port St. Joe and Nicevilles Rocky Bayou Christian. The boys program, under the direction of coach Jono Williams and assistant coach Joe Shields, played at home Tuesday against Rickards, which ended in a scoreless tie. The team includes seniors Tanner Klink, Javeion Win eld, Elton Olvera, John Smith and Steven Jackson; juniors Julio Ramirez, Daniel Carrino, Billy Harris, Zack Howze, Elisha Patriotis, Josh Reeder, and Casey Sapp; sophomores James Harris, Alex Causey, James Newell, Stefan DeVaughn and Graham Kirvin; freshmen Chase Taranto. Austin Carter and Logan Allen, seventh grader Jonathan Whitcomb and sixth grader Matthew Turner. The boys play among 104 schools in Class 1A, and are competing against 25 schools in Region 1. They are in District 1, which also includes Freeport, Port St. Joe and Nicevilles Rocky Bayou Christian. The following is the schedule for the 2011 soccer season. All dates are for both girls games, early time, and boys game, later time, and are home games unless otherwise noted. B indicates boys only, G girls only. Thursday, Nov. 17 Marianna 5/7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30 @ West Gadsden 5/7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2. John Paul II 5 p.m. G Friday, Dec. 2 Freeport 7 p.m. B Monday, Dec. 5 @ Baker 6/8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 West Gadsden 5/7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9 Rocky Bayou 6/8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13 @ Rickards 7 p.m. B Tuesday, Dec. 13 Rickards 5 p.m. G Thursday, Dec. 15 @ Port St. Joe 6/8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16 John Paul II 6 p.m. B Thursday, Jan. 5 Port St. Joe 6/8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7 @ Rocky Bayou Noon/2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9 @ Marianna 5/7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11 @ John Paul II 5/7 p.m. Boys First Friday, Jan. 13 @ Wakulla 7 p.m. G Friday, Jan. 13 Freeport 7 p.m. B Jan. 17-20 Districts at FCHS G Jan. 23-27 Districts at Rocky Bayou BNICK TOMECEK | Florida Freedom NewspapersFranklin Countys Leonard Green, right, and teammate Dillon Grant, left, tackle South Waltons Drew Pfeiffer. Boys hoops hosts alumni game Saturday

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A14 | The Times Thursday, November 17, 2011 A14| The Times Thursday, November 17, 2011 CLASSIFIEDS Thanksgiving Holiday WeekendClassified In-column D E A D L I N E SThe Port St. Joe Star and The Apalachicola/Carrabelle TimesTo Run Thursday, November 24 Due Tomorrow, Friday, November 18, 5:00 noon Call (850) 747-5020 or 1-800-345-8688 or visit us online at emeraldcoastmarketplace.com The classified department will be closed Thursday, November 24. We will reopen Friday, November 25, at 8 a.m. 36377T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE. No.: 19-2010-CA-000572 RBC BANK (USA) Plaintiff, VS. KIRSCHNER, RONALD S., et al. Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case NO.19-2010-CA-000572 of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein RBC bank (USA), is Plaintiff, and, KIRSCHNER, RONALD S., et al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, 33 MARKET STREET, FRONT STEPS OF THE COURTHOUSE, STE 203, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320, at the hour of 11:00 AM, on the 7th day of December, 2011, the following described property: LOT 19 OF PLANTATION BEACH VILLAGE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS 36375T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE. No.: 19-2009-CA-000229 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, VS. RADAKOVICH, MARK WILLIAM, et al. Defendants, RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case NO.19-2009-CA-000229 of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida,where BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is Plaintiff, and, RADAKOVICH, MARK WILLIAM, et al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, 33 MARKET STREET, FRONT STEPS OF THE COURTHOUSE, STE 203, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320, at the hour of 11:00 AM, on the 7th day of December, 2011, the following described property: LOT 27 OF CARRABELLE LANDING, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE(S) 47, 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. DATED this 24th day of October, 2011. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk, Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Courts disability coordinator at 301 MONROE STREET ROOM 225, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301, 850-577-4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. November 17, 24, 2011 36371T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.: 2009-000694-CA SUNTRUST BANK, Plaintiff, vs. GUY N. MAULDIN, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed October 25, 2011 entered in Civil Case No. 2009-000694-CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Eastpoint, Florida, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 7th day of December, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. on the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 52, TREASURE BEACH VILLAGE, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, AT PAGE 25 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. Dated this 25th day of October, 2011. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of Court Administration at (850) 577-4401, or at the Leon County Courthouse, Room 225, 301 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 within 2 working days of receipt of a notice compelling you to appear at a court proceeding; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. MCCALLA, RAYMER, LLC Attorney for Plaintiff 225 E. Robinson St. Suite 660 Orlando, FL 32801 (407) 674-1850 November 17, 24, 2011 36327T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 11-135-CA CAPITAL CITY BANK, Plaintiff, vs. BARBARA STOKES; VILLAGE GREEN BY THE SEA SUBDIVISION PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION; and UNKNOWN TENANTS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Franklin and Gulf Counties, Florida, described as: Franklin County Properties: Lot 41, VILLAGE GREEN BY THE SEA-PHASE II, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 8, Page(s) 17, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. Lot 40, VILLAGE GREEN BY THE SEA-PHASE II, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 8, Page(s) 17, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. Gulf County Property: Lot 18 and a portion of Lot 19, Block 4, WARD RIDGE FLORIDA UNIT TWO according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 4, In the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Begin at the North corner of Lot 19, Block 4, WARD RIDGE FLORIDA UNIT TWO; thence along the North boundary line of Lot 18, N841112E, 127.87 feet to the iron rod and cap marking the Northeast corner of said Lot 18; thence along the East boundary line of said Lot 18, S205822E, 105.34 feet to an iron rod marking the Southeasterly corner of said Lot 18, said corner being on the Northerly right of way line of Ramsey circle and a non tangent curve concave to the Southeast; thence Westerly along said right of way line, along said curve, having a radius of 40.00 feet, a central angle of 1163041 for an arc length of 81.34 feet (chord to said curve bears S654318W, 68.03 feet); thence leaving said right of way line S875339W, 102.47 feet to a point on the West line of Lot 19; thence along said West line N000000E, 117.17 feet to the Point of Beginning. at public sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at the front door of the Franklin County Courthouse, Apalachicola, Florida at 11:00 a.m., on December 6, 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, other than the property owner, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Marica M. Johnson Clerk of Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk November 10, 17, 2011 36000T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 10-28-CA FLORIDA BANK, a florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, vs. GULF PINES, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, JEFFERY WYATT CROOMS, aka JEFFREY W CROOMS, an individual, STANLEY N. CROOMS, an individual, MICHAEL HUTTO, an individual, and UNKNOWN OWNERS/ TENANTS IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to that certain Amended Final Summary Judgment as to Counts I, II and IV of Plaintiffs Complaint and for Attorneys Fees and Costs against Defendants entered in the above-styled cause on October 31st, 2011, the Clerk shall sell the property situated in Gulf County, Florida, described as: Exhibit A Lot 16, Fico 1, according to the map or plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 9, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Lot 16, Gulf Creek Phase 1, according to the map or plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 1 and 2, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. Lot 21, Gulf Creek Phase 1, according to the map or plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 1 and 2, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida Lot 13, Fico 1, according to the map or plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 9 of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida, a portion of which was replatted as Gulf Creek Phase I, recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 1 and 2, of the Public Records of Gulf County, Florida. at public sale held at the Gulf County Courthouse, 1000 Cecil G. Costin, Sr., Boulevard, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, at 11:00 a.m., on December 8, 2011, to highest and best bidder for cash, except as set forth herein. DATED on 31st day of October, 2011. REBECCA L. NORRIS As Clerk of the Court By: BA Baxter As Deputy Clerk IF THIS PROPERTY IS SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTIONS, THERE MAY BE ADDITIONAL MONEY FROM THE SALE AFTER PAYMENT OF PERSONS WHO ARE ENTITLED TO BE PAID FROM THE SALE PROCEEDS PURSUANT TO THIS FINAL JUDGMENT. IF YOU ARE A SUBORDINATE LIENHOLDER CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. IF YOU ARE THE PROPERTY OWNER, YOU MAY CLAIM THESE FUNDS YOURSELF. YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE A LAWYER OR ANY OTHER REPRESENTATION AND YOU DO NOT HAVE TO ASSIGN YOUR RIGHTS TO ANYONE ELSE IN ORDER FOR YOU TO CLAIM ANY MONEY TO WHICH YOU ARE ENTITLED. PLEASE CHECK WITH THE CLERK OF THE COURT LOCATED AT 1000 CECIL G. COSTIN SR. BLVD., PORT ST. JOE, FL 32456; (850) 229-6112, WITHIN TEN (10) DAYS AFTER THE SALE TO SEE IF THERE IS ADDITIONAL MONEY FROM THE FORECLOSURE SALE THAT THE CLERK HAS IN THE REGISTRY OF THE COURT. IF YOU DECIDE TO SELL YOUR HOME OR HIRE SOMEONE TO HELP YOU CLAIM THE ADDITIONAL MONEY, YOU SHOULD READ VERY CAREFULLY ALL PAPERS YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SIGN, ASK SOMEONE ELSE, PREFERABLY AN ATTORNEY WHO IS NOT RELATED TO THE PERSON OFFERING TO HELP YOU, TO MAKE SURE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT YOU ARE SIGNING AND THAT YOU ARE NOT TRANSFERRING YOUR PROPERTY OR THE EQUITY IN YOUR PROPERTY WITHOUT THE PROPER INFORMATION. IF YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO PAY AN ATTORNEY, YOU MAY CONTACT LEGAL SERVICES OF NORTH FLORIDA AT 2119 DELTA BOULEVARD, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32303, (850) 385-9007, TO SEE IF YOU QUALIFY FINANCIALLY FOR THEIR SERVICES. IF THEY CANNOT ASSIST YOU, THEY MAY BE ABLE TO REFER YOU TO A LOCAL BAR REFERRAL AGENCY OR SUGGEST OTHER OPTIONS. IF YOU CHOOSE LEGAL SERVICES OF NORTH FLORIDA FOR ASSISTANCE, YOU SHOULD DO SO AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AFTER RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE. NOTICE TO PERSONS NEEDING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS AND TO ALL HEARING IMPAIRED PERSONS: Persons with a disability needing special accommodation in order to participate in a court preceeding at any courthouse or court program, should within two (2) days of receipt of notices, contact Court Administration to request such an accommodation. Please contact the following: Court Administration, P.O. Box 826, Marianna, Florida 32447; Phone: 850-718-0026; Hearing & Voice Impaired: 1 -800955-8771; Email: ADA Request@jud14.fl courts.org. Nove 10, 17, 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.Nov. 8Starla C. Crum, 20, Eastpoint, battery (FCSO) Jacquelyn N. Buffkin, 28, Carrabelle, failure to appear (FCSO)Nov. 9Frederick Estes, Jr., 34, Eastpoint, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon (FCSO)Nov. 10Amber M. Branch, 32, Eastpoint, Bay County warrant for violation of probation (FCSO) William Mitchell Martina, 33, Apalachicola, violation of probation (FCSO) Brett P. McClary, 31, Lanark Village, grand theft of a motor vehicle (FCSO)Nov. 11Heather Newell, 30, Apalachicola, domestic battery (FCSO)Nov. 13Twoyne S. Croom, 34, Apalachicola, failure to appear (APD)Nov. 14Manning B. Mahaffee, 44, Carrabelle, domestic battery (CPD) Arrest REPOrR TRegister now for Carrabelles Christmas boat paradeGet your boat registered in the 19th annual Boat Parade of Lights. Register online at www.carrabelle.org or stop by the Carrabelle Chamber of Commerce ofce and pick up an application. The Boat Parade of Lights and Holiday on the Harbor will take place Saturday, Dec. 10. For more information call 6972585. Kate Aguiar joins library boardAt the countys regular Nov. 1 meeting, county commissioners voted 4-1 to appoint Kate Aguiar to the Franklin County Public Library Advisory Board at the Advisory Boards request. Commissioner Noah Lockley opposed the appointment. BRIEFS from page A6 Local | Classieds

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A CARRABELLE, FLORIDA 32322850-697-9604 850-323-0444 www.seacrestre.com PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND RENTALSRENTALS2 BR 1 BA UNFURNISHED HOUSE Downtown, LR, DR, Storage Room .................$6501 BR 1 BA UNFURNISHED HOUSE .....$500DOWNTOWN RIVER CONDO, BOAT SLIP3 Night Minimum .......................$105 PLUS DAILYPIRATES LANDING 1 BR CONDO/POOL3 Night Minimum .......................$105 PLUS DAILY3 BR 3 BA FURNISHED CONDOLong Term, Pool..............................................$8502 BR 1 BA FURNISHED APARTMENTDen & Living Area ..........................................$5503 BR 2 BA FURNISHED CONDO Boat & Car Parking ..............................$850 WKLY3 BR 1 BA FURNISHED APARTMENTPet Friendly ...................WKLY & MONTHLY RATES HELP WANTEDWarehouse /Delivery BADCOCK & MORE Eastpoint, FL(850) 670-4334 CITY OF APALACHICOLA JOB OPPORTUNITYThe City of Apalachicola is now accepting applications for one position in the Water and Sewer Department. This position includes, but is not limited to, working with the eld workforce focused on maintenance of the Citys water distribution and sewer collection infrastructure. Salary $28,000+ with good bene t package. Applications can be obtained from and should be returned to City Hall, 1 Bay Avenue, Apalachicola, Florida. Contact City Hall at 850-653-9319 for further information. Position is open until lled. Fax and Email applications will not be considered. The City of Apalachicola is an equal opportunity, fair housing employer and drug free work place. 1 br, 1 ba, with full kitchen and living room Call for information 850-653-6103 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. 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. 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 Apalachicola Condo. 2 br, 2 bath, with newer paint, tile, carpet $750 per month with 700 + credit score or $800 per month below 700 credit score. *Ref Checked* Quint 865-693-3232 1 or 3 BRCH/A in Apalachicola, FL. 850-643-7740. 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 Mobile Home lots with w/s $10,000 with Mobile home that needs work $13,000. Also Mobile home with lot in good shape $25,000. Owner Financing available 806-618-1977 Text FL84594 to 56654 3 br, 2 ba, all appliances included W/D, CH&A, on 1 acre. $75,000 OBO. Call 850-653-5111 Text FL85503 to 56654 Lanark Village, 135 California St. Look for the marker off Hwy 98. Saturday November, 19th 8:am-1:pm Wanting to Buy House trailer FRAMES 60 to 70 long. with or without axels. Call 850-653-5114 Bi Athlete looking for training partner. No Pseudo athletes. 850-447-0691 Education Part time positions at Eastpoint After school programSite DirectorMust be organized, computer literate, capable of managing staff and students, and able to multi-task in fast-paced environment. Bachelors degree in education, business or related field required. Previous managerial experience preferred. $23/hr, 4 hours/day.Parent LiaisonResponsible for coordinating student check-in/out, maintaining data spreadsheets, coordinating parent nights and serving as sub when needed. Experience in Excel required. Bachelors degree preferred. $13/hr, 3.5 hrs/day. Visit www.franklin countynest.org for employment application. Deliver to Franklin County District Offices, ATTN: Despina Williams/ The Nest, 85 School Rd, Ste. 1, Eastpoint, FL 32328. Questions, (850) 670-2810 x4131 or dwilliams@franklin.k12.fl .us HospitalityRESORT VACATION PROPERTIESAccepting applications* Housekeeping Office Clerk-Full-time, requires good customer service skills & prior office experience. Team player, works well under pressure. Great benefits, weekend work required. Inspectors-Part-time, inspect properties after they are cleaned. Must be available weekends. Apply in person 9-5 weekdays at 123 W Gulf Beach Dr St. George Island 1 bedroom, Apalachicola, quiet, 2 blks from boat ramp, screen porch W/D, AC, pet OK, $600 month + first, last & deposit. Please Call 850-697-5000 Other homes available. Text FL85610 to 56654 Apartment avail. Lanark Village, Can be a 1 or 2 br, with sunroom $450 mo + $250 dep. lease req. 509-2460 36557T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 10 000600 CA WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., successor by merger to WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, a national banking association, Plaintiff, v. THE MOORINGS AT CARRABELLE, INC., a Florida corporation, MOORINGS DEVELOPMENT, INC., a Florida corporation, MOORINGS SECOND LIEN LENDER, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, and RCS GROUP, INC., a Florida corporation, Defendants AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment entered in the above-captioned action, the Clerk will sell the property situated in Franklin County, Florida described on Exhibits A and B attached hereto and by this reference made a part hereof, at public sale to the highest bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 a.m. EDT on December 7, 2011, at the front door of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida, in accordance with the bidding and sale procedures specified on the Franklin County Clerk of Courts website located at www.franklinclerk.com/fore closures.aspx. Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact (850) 653-8861, ext. 106 or Florida Relay Service at 800-955-8771. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Exhibit A (the Property) PARCEL A Commence at a point where the extension of the West side of 11th Street intersects the South side of Avenue A; thence run North 89 degrees 13 minutes 40 seconds West along said Southerly boundary line of Avenue A for a distance of 580.00 feet to a concrete monument; thence leaving said right of way run South 00 degrees 35 minutes 24 seconds West 132.52 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence from said POINT OF BEGINNING run South 03 degrees 06 minutes 12 seconds West 41.58 feet to a X in a headwall, said point lying on the approximate mean high waterline of the Carrabelle River; thence run along said waterline and said headwall as follows: South 89 degrees 49 minutes 10 seconds West 92.06 feet to a V in said headwall; thence South 08 degrees 00 minutes 26 seconds West 163.18 feet to a X in said headwall; thence South 60 degrees 38 minutes 09 seconds West 103.99 feet to a X in said headwall; thence North 80 degrees 18 minutes 37 seconds West 51.41 feet; thence leaving said headwall run South 75 degrees 21 minutes 37 seconds West 41.95 feet; thence North 89 degrees 55 minutes 23 seconds West 73.67 feet to a point lying on said headwall and said approximate mean high waterline; thence run along said headwall and said waterline as follows: North 89 degrees 55 minutes 23 seconds West 116.22 feet; thence North 83 degrees 30 minutes 30 seconds West 160.02 feet; thence North 77 degrees 11 minutes 10 seconds West 292.04 feet; thence continue along said approximate mean high waterline as follows: North 78 degrees 36 minutes 16 seconds West 32.41 feet; thence North 76 degrees 09 minutes 03 seconds West 21.92 feet; thence North 75 degrees 54 minutes 53 seconds West 18.32 feet to a point marking the intersection of said waterline with the Southeasterly right of way of AvenueA said point being the point of curve to the right having a radius of 646.20 feet; thence Northeasterly along said curve and said right of way for 281.32 feet, thru a central angle of 24 degrees 56 minutes 37 seconds, chord of said arc being North 49 degrees 03 minutes 16 seconds East 279.11 feet to a re-bar; thence continue along said right of way as follows: North 57 degrees 38 minutes 23 seconds East 110.73 feet to a re-bar; thence North 72 degrees 51 minutes 50 seconds East 190.50 feet to a rod and cap; thence South 89 degrees 07 minutes 27 seconds East 223.44 feet to a rod and cap; thence South 89 degrees 13 minutes 40 seconds East 150.15 feet to a rod and cap; thence leaving said right of way run South 00 degrees 46 minutes 20 seconds West 134.11 feet to a rod and cap; thence South 89 degrees 47 minutes 06 seconds East 145.27 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Above lands subject to a 20 foot wide drainage easement recorded in Official Records Book 111, Page 319, Public Records of Franklin County, Florida, lying over and across the Northeasterly portions thereof. And PARCEL B Commence at the intersection of the centerline of 11th Street West in Picketts addition to the City of Carrabelle, a subdivision as per map or plat thereof recorded Plat Book 2, Page 20, of the public records of Franklin County, Florida with the centerline of U.S. Highway Number 98 (State Road Number 30), said point being the point of curve, to the left having a radius of 716.20 feet; thence Southwesterly along said curve and said centerline of U.S. Highway Number 98 (State Road Number 30) for 552.29 feet, thru a central angle of 44 degrees 10 minutes 59 seconds, chord of said arc being South 44 degrees 03 minutes 37 seconds West 538.27 feet; thence continue along said centerline South 21 degrees 57 minutes 00 seconds West 100.59 feet; thence leaving said centerline run. South 68 degrees 00 minutes 45 seconds East 147.67 feet to a point lying on the Easterly right of way of said U.S. Highway Number 98; thence run along said right of way South 21 degrees 57 minutes 00 seconds West 56.02 feet to a point marking the intersection of said right of way with the approximate mean high waterline of the Carrabelle River for the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence from said. POINT OF BEGINNING run along said approximate mean highwater line as follows: South 41 degrees 15 minutes 17 seconds East 12.13 feet; thence South 31 degrees 21 minutes 04 seconds West 42.82 feet; thence South 19 degrees 31 minutes 44 seconds West 63.89 foot; thence South 20 degrees 43 minutes 07 seconds West 77.55 feet; thence South 18 degrees 13 minutes 40 seconds West 54.08 feet; thence South 18 degrees 49 minutes 33 seconds West 67.17 feet; thence South 65 degrees 03 minutes 43 seconds East 23.06 feet; thence South 66 degrees 00 minutes 22 seconds East 35.99 feet; thence North 71 degrees 21 minutes 17 seconds East 80.82 feet; thence North 88 degrees 41 minutes 52 seconds East 93.43 feet; thence South 82 degrees 44 minutes 57 seconds East 61.70 feet; thence South 70 degrees 51 minutes 28 seconds East 42.57 feet; thence South 82 degrees 20 minutes 37 seconds East 29.02 feet; thence North 82 degrees 24 minutes 51 seconds East 51.85 feet; thence South 40 degrees 27 minutes 04 seconds East 22.75 feet; thence South 08 degrees 48 minutes 52 seconds East 35.89 feet; thence South 31 degrees 51 minutes 57 seconds West 48.01 feet; thence South 32 degrees 18 minutes 59 seconds West 25.56 feet; thence South 03 degrees 41 minutes 31 seconds East 42.49 feet; thence North 83 degrees 10 minutes 45 seconds West 26.24 thence South 64 degrees 17 minutes 00 seconds West 28.44 feet; thence South. 89 degrees 45 minutes 45 seconds West 52.03 feet; thence South 89 degrees 06 minutes 40 seconds West 44.97 feet; thence North 85 degrees 17 minutes 18 seconds West 67.69 feet; thence South 88 degrees 21 minutes 43 seconds West 53.34 feet; thence North 75 degrees 32 minutes 45 seconds West 81.07 feet; thence North 73 degrees 36 minutes 16 seconds West 43.95 feet; thence North 85 degrees 24 minutes 05 seconds West 33.71 feet; thence North 84 degrees 55 minnutes 29 seconds West 25.63 feet; thence South 27 degrees 47 minutes 04 seconds West 22.19 feet; thence South 01 degrees 10 minutes 48 seconds East 15.80 feet; thence North 87 degrees 31 minutes 56 seconds East 22.89 feet; thence South 05 degrees 44 minutes 03 seconds East 14.09 feet; thence North 88 degrees 06 minutes 29 seconds West 25.51 feet; thence North 65 degrees 44 minutes 12 seconds West 20.73 feet; thence North 67 degrees 47 minutes 43 seconds West 8.36 feet to a point Iying on the Easterly right of way of said State Road Number 30; thence Ieaving said approximate mean high waterline, run along said right of way North 21 degrees 57 minutes 00 seconds East 510.65 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. And PARCEL C Commence at the intersection of the centerline of 11th Street West in Picketts addition to the City of Carrabelle, a subdivision as per map or plat thereof recorded Plat Book 2, Page 20, of the public records of Franklin County, Florida with the centerline of U.S. Highway Number 98 (State Road Number 30), said point being the point of curve to the Left having a radius of 716.20 feet; thence Southwesterly along said curve and said centerline of U.S. Highway Number 98 (State Road Number 30) for 552.29 feet, thru a central angle of 44 degrees 10 minutes 59 seconds, chord of said arc being South 44 degrees 03 minutes 37 seconds West 538.27 feet; thence continue along said centerline South 21 degrees 57 minutes 00 seconds West 180.89 feet; thence leaving said centerline Run North 68 degrees 00 minutes 45 seconds West 100.00 feet to a point lying on the Westerly right of way of said U.S. Highway Number 98 (State Road Number 30), said point being the point of curve to the left having a radius of 7739.44 feet; thence Southwesterly along said curve and said right of way for 88.83 feet, thru a central angle of 00 degrees 39 minutes 27 seconds, chord of said arc being South 22 degrees 57 minutes 22 seconds West 88.82 feet to a point marking the intersection of said right of way with the approximate mean high waterline of the Carrabelle River, said point also being the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence from said POINT OF BEGINNING and leaving said right of way run along said approximate mean high waterline as follows: North 55 degrees 59 minutes 28 seconds West 36.30 feet; thence North 89 degrees 32 minutes 04 seconds West 73.61 feet; thence South 67 degrees 18 minutes 24 seconds West 63.00 feet; thence North 75 degrees 44 minutes 59 seconds West 56.23 feet; thence North 67 degrees 13 minutes 01 seconds West 52.63 feet; thence North 54 degrees 44 minutes 52 seconds West 38.68 feet; thence North 78 degrees 50 minutes 19 seconds West 51.81 feet; thence North 89 degrees 14 minutes 20 seconds West 52.92 feet; thence South 62 degrees 28 minutes 15 seconds West 44.10 feet; thence South 80 degrees 56 minutes 02 seconds West 35.34 feet; thence South 50 degrees 36 minutes 30 seconds West 47.83 feet; thence South 70 degrees 37 minutes 48 seconds West 51.59 feet; thence South 77 degrees 37 minutes 23 seconds West 53.13 feet; thence South 54 degrees 48 minutes 10 seconds West 48.07 feet; thence South 48 degrees 34 minutes 56 seconds West 28.10 feet; thence South 53 degrees 46 minutes 52 seconds East 32.44 feet; thence South 62 degrees 17 minutes 35 seconds East 95.93 feet; thence South 52 degrees 59 minutes 06 seconds East 195.71 feet; thence North 89 degrees 24 minutes 37 seconds East 84.58 feet; thence North 36 degrees 05 minutes 16 seconds East 76.68 feet; thence South 86 degrees 21 minutes 52 seconds East 54.51 feet; thence South 45 degrees 26 minutes 57 seconds East 96.14 feet; thence North 85 degrees 23 minutes 17 seconds East 52.06 feet to a point lying on the Westerly right of way of said State Road Number 30, said point being the point of curve to the right having a radius of 7739.44 feet; thence leaving said waterline run Northeasterly along said curve and said right of way for 271.83 feet, thru a central angle of 02 degrees 00 minutes 45 seconds, chord of said arc being North 21 degrees 37 minutes 16 seconds East 271.82 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Exhibit B (the Submerged Land Lease) The sovereign lands that are the subject of the Submerged Land Lease recorded on February 22, 2000 in public records Book 634, Page 99, et seq., Official Records of Franklin County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: A parcel of sovereign submerged land in Section 19 and 30, Township 07 South, Range 04 West, in Carrabelle River, Franklin County, containing 118,058 square feet, more or less, as is more particularly described and shown on Attachment A, dated December 4, 1989. November 17, 24, 2011 36539T PUBLIC NOTICE You are hereby notified that your eligibility to vote is in question. William S. Lomon PO BOX 361 Eastpoint, FL 32328 Ronald M. Rucker PO BOX 443 Eastpoint, FL 32328 Paula R. Medley 570 Brownsville Rd Apalachicola FL 32320 Alice D. Kerkvliet 111 NE Ave B Carrabelle FL 32322 You are required to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Apalachicola, Florida no later than (30) days after the date of this publishing. Failure to respond will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and your name will be removed form the statewide voter registration system November 17, 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 who are contacting them directly. Apalachicola 80 Waddell Rd, 3+ miles from Red Light on 12th Street, look for signs, Saturday 8:00 a.m-4:00 p.m.;Final Yard SaleEverything needs to go! Household items, clothes (infants to plus), shoes, jewelry items, some furniture, computer equipment, appliances, Tvs, exercise equipment, full weight bench, and much more! 12:00 P.M.-4:00 P.M. 1/2 price items. Fill bags of clothes!!!! 36429T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA FRANCES HOWELL MONROE and KENNETH W. MONROE Plaintiffs, vs. WILLIAM JAMES LOVETT, SR., if alive, and if dead or not known to be dead or alive, their several and respective unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and all parties natural, corporate, or otherwise claiming interests by, through, under or against them, WILLIAM JAMES LOVETT, SR. Defendant(s) CASE NO.: 11-00427-CA NOTICE OF ACTION To: WILLIAM JAMES LOVETT, SR., if alive, and if dead or not known to be dead or alive, their several and respective unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and all parties natural, corporate, or otherwise claiming interests by, through, under or against them, WILLIAM JAMES LOVETT, SR. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to Quiet Title the following property in Franklin County, Florida: LOT SIX (6) IN BLOCK FORTY (40), IN THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF IN MOST GENERAL USE has been filed against you. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Donna Duncan, plaintiffs attorney, whose address is Sanders and Duncan, P.A., P.O. Box 157, Apalachicola, FL 32329, on or before the 30th day of December, 2011, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint of the petition. Dated this 7th day of November, 2011. MARCIA M. JOHNSON As Clerk of the Court By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk November 17, 24, December 1, 8, 2011 36507T STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF APPLICATION The Department announces receipt of an application for a Environmental Resource Permit from the City of Apalachicola, File No.: 19-0301773-002-EI, the project involves the construction of an open air market, restroom facilities, loading dock, boat repair facilities, a haul out slip, stormwater treatment facilities, parking area, sidewalks, dock extensions for temporary and permanent mooring, dock infill and extension to improve landside access to existing docks, and maintenance repair of mooring piles and finger piers within the existing Scipio Creek Boat Basin. This project is located at Market Street, Apalachicola, Section 36, Township 8 South, Range 8 West, Franklin County. This project is contiguous with Scipio Creek, Class III, Outstanding Waters of the State (Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve). This application is being processed and is available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at the Northwest District, Tallahassee Branch Office at 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., Mail Station 55, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000. November 17, 2011 36379T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 19-2009-CA-000286CAXXXX BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, vs. LESLIE E. BIAGINI A/K/A LESLIE BIAGINI; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LESLIE E. BIAGINI A/K/A LESLIE BIAGINI; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order setting Foreclosure Sale dated the 23rd day of August, 2011, and entered in Case No. 19-2009-CA000286-CAXXXX, of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. is the Plaintiff and LESLIE E. BIAGINI A/K/A LESLIE BIAGINI and UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LESLIE E. BIAGINI A/K/A LESLIE BIAGINI N/K/A LESLIE BIAGINI IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, FRONT STEPS OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 33 MARKET STREET, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320, 11:00 AM on the 21st day of December, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOTS NINE (9) AND TEN (10), OF BLOCK ONE HUNDRED NINETEEN (119), IN THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT OF SAID CITY IN MOST COMMON USE. 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 31st day of October, 2011. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk Law Offices of Marshall C. Watson, P.A. 1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 Telephone: (954) 453-0365 Facsimile: (954) 771-6052 Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438 09-16986 November 17, 24, 2011 RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE(S) 10 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. PROPERTY ADDRESS: 1852 PLANTATION PASS, ST. GEORGE ISLAND, FLORIDA 32328. 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 25th day of October, 2011. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk, Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Courts disability coordinator at 301 MONROE STREET ROOM 225, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301, 850-577-4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. November 17, 24, 2011 Earn College Degree Online *Medical Business, *Criminal Justice. Job Placement Assistance. Computer available. Financial aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 866-467-0054 www.CenturaOnline.com Security + Clean UpsBy Appointment only. Call (850) 670-1567 Airlines are hiring Train for hands on Aviation career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified. Job Placement Assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-206-9405 The Key to Savings Start here in Classifieds.

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LocalA16 | The Times Thursday, November 17, 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. 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West Gorrie Dr. Listed by Michael Billings John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.comMLS#243937$99,900St. George IslandWOODED LOT ON CANALOffering views of nesting Eagles on the vacant land across the canal. Canal needs to be dredged (kayaks okay), which is why this 1/3 acre lot is priced at a quarter of the last Canal front lot sale. Paved road (West Bayshore Drive) access to Gander Street! 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, Nov 1773 4520% Fri, Nov 1870 5310% Sat, Nov 1971 5820% Sun, Nov 2075 56 20% Mon, Nov 2174 53 0% Tues, Nov 2275 5410% Wed, Nov 2373 53 0%11/17Thu01:50AM 1.1 L06:28AM 1.4H 02:19PM 0.1 L09:49PM 1.4H 11/18Fri03:17AM 1.0 L07:49AM 1.3H 03:16PM 0.2 L10:21PM 1.4H 11/19Sat04:41AM 0.8 L09:32AM 1.2H 04:15PM 0.4 L10:50PM 1.4H 11/20Sun05:51AM 0.5 L11:27AM 1.1H 05:16PM 0.6 L11:19PM 1.5H 11/21Mon 06:50AM 0.2 L01:17PM 1.2H 06:14PM 0.8 L11:47PM 1.5H 11/22Tue07:43AM -0.1 L02:47PM 1.3H 07:09PM 1.0 L 11/23Wed 12:19AM 1.6 H08:33AM -0.3 L 04:00PM 1.4 H07:57PM 1.2L 11/17Thu05:03AM 2.2 H12:06PM 0.2L 08:24PM 2.2 H 11/18Fri 01:04AM 1.6 L06:24AM 2.1 H 01:03PM 0.3 L08:56PM 2.2H 11/19Sat 02:28AM 1.3 L08:07AM 1.9H 02:02PM 0.6 L09:25PM 2.2H 11/20Sun 03:38AM 0.8 L10:02AM 1.8H 03:03PM 1.0 L09:54PM 2.4H 11/21Mon 04:37AM 0.3 L11:52AM 1.9H 04:01PM 1.3 L10:22PM 2.4H 11/22Tue05:30AM -0.2 L01:22PM 2.1H 04:56PM 1.6 L10:54PM 2.6H 11/23Wed 06:20AM -0.5 L02:35PM 2.2H 05:44PM 1.9 L 11:29PM 2.7H dbutler@coastalcoverage.com Locally owned and operated to meet all your insurance needs 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 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. Special to The TimesAttorneys from Legal Services of North Florida Inc. (LSNF) will host a free legal clinic today, Nov. 17, to assist low-income residents and small business owners who want advice on the BP Oil Spill claims process. The clinic will be at 12:30 p.m. during the weekly luncheon at the Franklin County Senior Center, 201 NW Ave. F and First Street in Carrabelle. Individuals and small business owners will be able to discuss their claim with an attorney. Walk-ins are welcomed, but attendees with appointments will be given rst priority. To request an appointment, call 385-9007, ext. 1030, and ask for Kerri Bowden. All participants in the clinic will have an opportunity to discuss their claim with an attorney unless a con ict of interest is found. Free full representation may follow if claimants meet eligibility requirements. Though the LSNF attorneys might not be able to fully represent every claimant in their claim, this is a great opportunity to get legal advice and direction. LSNF is a private nonpro t agency dedicated to providing free legal representation to low-income people with civil legal problems from ve of ces in Tallahassee, Quincy, Panama City, Fort Walton Beach and Pensacola. For the of ce nearest to you, go to www.lsnf.org. LSNF is participating with other legal aid programs in ve Gulf states, from Texas to Florida, and is collaborating under a grant funded by Gulf Coast Claims Facility and administered by the Mississippi Center for Justice, a nonpro t law rm. Legal assistance is offered independent of the claims facility and is available to clients whose income is below 300 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. Funding for the project also is being provided by the Fund for Gulf Communities-Florida, a project of Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida funded by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisers. For claimants unable to attend the clinic, advice and counsel can be obtained by calling the statewide legal help hotline at 855-299-1337.Special to the TimesOn Tuesday, Nov. 22, Project Impact will transform into a high-fashion runway as the Sewing Club presents a student fashion show, Project Impact Project Runway, with our own talented seamstresses modeling their creations. Working with Bonnie Segree, students have designed and sewn their own fashions, from saucy jean skirts to fancy dress ball gowns. Participating students include boys and girls age 6 through teens. Students have been working all year on their designs and are looking forward to showing off their beautiful dresses and projects. The community is invited to attend and support the kids at noon at the City Municipal Complex. There will also be a Pie Baking Contest to honor the opening of the holiday eating season, with pies to be shared at the fashion show. The Fall Holiday Camp will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 21-22. Snacks will be provided, but students must bring a packed lunch. Pre-kindergarten parents are encouraged to let site coordinators know in advance if they will be bringing their child so we can make appropriate plans. Other projects include a poster contest in partnership with Franklin County Habitat for Humanity to design the promotional materials for this years local fundraising event. The top poster will be reprinted to be displayed to promote the annual Habitat Mardi Gras parade and dance in February. Artwork also will be used to make this years Christmas cards as a service learning project to raise funds to help build this years house in Eastpoint. Students also will decorate the Water Street Hotels six-passenger golf cart for the Mardi Gras parade to be held Feb. 3 at Riverfront Park. The Mardi Gras Ball will be Feb. 4. Another new project will kick off in December. Students will work as a team to build a small wooden boat, to be completed in a four-week class including after school and some weekends. This project will help preserve these skills in our area and also promote interest in a sailing program to encourage students appreciation of the beauty and value of our environment. For more information, contact Faye Johnson, program director, at 370-0145. Project Impact is funded by the 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Florida Department of Education, grant program and sponsored by the City of Apalachicola Recreation Program.Free legal clinic today for those affected by spill CONTRIBUTED PHOTOSProject Impact students created these fashion pieces for Project Impact Project Runway.Project Impact to host fall fashion show