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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: 12-01-2011
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Thursday, December 1, 2011 By Lois Swoboda Times Staff Writer Amid controversy, the Carra belle city commission voted unani mously last month to purchase the Moore House as an anchor to the historic district. On Nov. 3, commissioners ap proved a contract to buy the 400 Marine Street home from owner James St. Clair Sr. for $200,000. The contract was signed by City Admin istrator Courtney Millender on Oct. 26, a week prior, contingent on an appraisal of the property. In this case, ipping a house proved to be a good way to make a prot. On Oct. 12, St. Clair bought the house from Centennial Bank for $90,000. The citys appraisal, prepared by Paul Hyatt of Northridge Appraisal, and received by Millen der Nov. 17, valued the property at $218,000. When the commissioners ap proved the purchase, the only available valuation of the property was an assessment of $366,000 from the Property Appraiser Doris Pendletons ofce. The purchase will be funded by proceeds from Carrabelles Community Redevelopment Area (CRA). Under the CRA program, the value of real property in a dis trict, in this case Carrabelles wa terfront and adjacent properties, is determined on a xed date and be comes the frozen tax base. The increase in total taxable property value between that base year and year two is called the increment, with tax revenue deposited into the CRAs trust fund for use in redevel By David Adlerstein Times City Editor Apalachicola will get its rst pediatrician next month, a veteran physician from Dothan, Ala. He will work for the Sacred Heart Medical Group out of a downtown site the group is buying. Dr. Robert A. Head is expected to begin seeing patients on Tuesday, Jan. 17, in the former GTcom building, at the corner of Avenue E and 4th Street. Were very excited to be able to provide pediatric services to Franklin County, said Paulina Pendarvis, physician and volunteer advocate for Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf. Its nice to nd a niche that needs to be lled. Building owner Harry Arnold said a purchase agreement for the building is in the works, pending city approval of a plan to allow for the new owners to pave a portion of the alley to better facilitate trafc in and out of the site. Arnold said the new owners also plan to add three windows and an exit door to the brick building, which long served as the citys telephone company ofce. City Administrator Betty Taylor Webb said the citys engineer is reviewing plans to pave 120 feet of the alleyway between 4th and 5th streets. She said approval will likely be granted, provided a pervious material is used for paving and there are no adverse effects on adjoining property owners. Head, who received a bachelors degree from the University of Loyola in New Orleans in 1969, earned his medical degree in 1973 from the University of Mississippi. He completed his pediatric internship and residency at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, The Childrens Hospital of Alabama, in 1976. Board certied by the American Board of Pediatrics and By Lois Swoboda Times Staff Writer Members of the Apala chicola city commission continued discussions Tuesday on whether to ght Progress Energys plans to construct new transmission lines through downtown. At an executive session in the city commission cham bers, all ve commissioners met with City Attorney Pat Floyd and Tom Daly, presi dent of the Apalachicola Area Historical Society. The Society has championed the ght against the poles, which activists say will per manently detract from the historic and aesthetic char acter of the city and will de tract tourism. Fernandina Beach attor ney Arthur Buddy Jacobs, who has been working on be half of the historical society, said Tuesday that the group had not led for an injunction to have the courts put a stop to the ongoing construction project. Jacobs, who was not present for Tuesdays ex ecutive session, said he was disappointed that Progress Energy Community Rela tions Manager Bobby Pick els had conveyed in a Nov. 22 letter to Apalachicola Mayor Scrappy Seahawks, A9 Carrabelle buys historic Moore House LOIS SWOBODA | The Times The Moore House at 400 Marine St. City weighs poles ght Apalachicola to gain new pediatrician By Lois Swoboda Times Staff Writer Santa Claus arrived to a cheering crowd in Apalachicola Friday afternoon, and businesses reported excellent sales as the Christmas season formally got underway. Santa was his usual jovial self when he arrived, but this year he had a new ride. For many years, the old elf has arrived aboard the Buddys Boys shrimp boat from Ward and Sons. But this year, Kevin Martina carried him to the eager crowd in Riverside Park aboard the Irish Town II. Anita Grove, director of the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce, said, based on the count of candy canes distributed to kiddies, about 400 youngsters perched on Santas knee this year. Grove said this was about the same as last year. The line was long but moved briskly, with Santas visit lovingly arranged by volunteer Tom Loughridge. The ladies of the Philaco Womans Club were on hand to serve hot dogs, pastry and cocoa. As in the past, Pam Nobles students beguiled the crowd with their annual dance performance. In what is becoming a new tradition, both the city-owned Raney House and the state-owned Orman House were beautifully decorated and open late for tours, with costumed docents serving up wassail, wine and pastries. The ladies of the Trinity Episcopal Church, the Philaco Club and other wonderful ladies of Apalachicola Start of the season Residents relish Black Friday Photos by LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Top, Royce Rolstad Jr. listens intently to St. Nick as elf Emily Chambers waits to usher in the next supplicant seen peeking around the corner. Right, Ellen Gerstein visiting from Snellville, Ga. introduces Jilla, a three-pound toy poodle, to Makenna Bree, of Eastpoint, dressed for her dance recital, and mom Arielle Grifn. DR. ROBERT HEAD See POLES A5 See MOORE A5 See FRIDA Y A2 See PEDIA TRICIAN A2 Opinion ............ A4 Society ............ A6 Faith .............. A7 Outdoors ........... A8 Sports ............. A9 Tide Chart ......... A11 Classieds ...... A12-A13 E astpoint C hristmas celebration tonight Santa will be in Eastpoint at the Eastpoint Pavilion on Patton Drive tonight from 6 8 p.m. Come decorate the Christmas tree, enjoy holiday cheer and see Santa. For information call 653-5596. St. George Island lights up Friday The annual Island Lights festivities begin at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at midisland in the St. George Lighthouse Park. The onemile Jingle Jog starts at 5 p.m. on the bike path in front of the park and proceeds through the business district. No fee. Its a fun run and everyone is welcome! All runners receive Santa hats for their heads and jingle bells for their shoes. Come a little before 5 p.m. to sign in. Santa will arrive by re engine around 6 p.m. Snacks, coffee and hot chocolate will be served. View lighting of the island palms at sundown. For more information, see www.SGILights.com or call 927-7744. Holiday Fresh Market on Saturday The Holiday Fresh Market featuring handmade, fresh products, locally-made baked goods and natural creations takes place on Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Apalachicola. Hassle-free holiday shopping where youll nd unique gifts. For information call 653-9419. Orman House C hristmas tea 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 this Sunday, Dec. 4, from 2 4 p.m. Make reservations by calling Carrie Kienzle at 370-5155. Tickets available at church ofce, the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce or from members of Trinitys congregation. Funds support annual Tour of Homes. xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx 50 WWW APALA C H T IM E S .C OM VO L 126 I SS UE 31 Phone: 850-653-8868 Web: apalachtimes.com E -mail: dadlerstein@star.com Fax: 850-653-8036 C irculation: 800-345-8688 DEADLINES FOR NEXT WEEK: School News & Society: 11 a.m. Friday Real Estate Ads: 11 a.m. Thursday Legal Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classied Display Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classied Line Ads: 5 p.m. Monday Contact Us Out to see Index

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Local A2 | The Times Thursday, December 1, 2011 AFFORD A BLE GRE A TER AP A L A CHICOL A 3 BR/2BA 1142 sq.ft home with large fenced back yard, storage building. Great condition at a great price! M L S# 244700.................$115,000 Travis Stanley 850.653.6477 Grayson Shepard 850.653.6718 Kim Davis 850.653.6875 N E W LI S TI NG! ST. GEOR G E IS L AN D Bayview home nestled on a private lot. 3BR/2Ba with open deck, expansive windows, sun room, screened porch, very tidy. M L S# 245514...........$299,000 C O MM ERCI A L AP A L A CHICOL A Two commercial lots for sale in Apalachicola on the corner of Commerce and Penton St. Great location, one block of Hwy 98, near all the best shops and restaurants in Apalach! M L S# 244870..............$150,000 N E W LI S TI NG! ST. GEOR G E IS L AN D Beachview just half a block to the beach! 3 BR/2 BA, classic beach cottage with great decks, loft, widows walk. Right on beach access, popular rental! M L S#245466..................$349,000 CH A R M I NG PRE CO NS TR U CTIO N ST. GEOR G E IS L AN D Gulf view 3 BR/2BA, lovely front porch, bead board cabinets, granite countertops, hardiboard, metal roof. Built by Galloway Construction M L S# 245564.................$289,000 GRE A TER AP A L A CHICOL A Enjoy quiet country living on 3.75 acres. Lovely custom built 3BR/2.5 BA home with many upgrades Jacuzzi, deck, large walk in closet. 1600 sq.ft. outbuilding on concrete pad. M L S# 244666.................$275,000 Leon Teat 850.653.5656 Jamie Crum 850.370.0835 Sandy Mitchem 850.899.8300 THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN Weems Memorial Hospital is proud to announce the return of Southland Emergency Medical Services of Fl physicians: Timothy Adamcryk, MD Garrett Chumney, MD Patrick Conrad, MD Paul Hart, MD Nathaniel Hawkins, MD Vincent Ivers, MD Joda Lynn, MD Franz Plum, MD 24 hour Emergency Services, Acute In-Patient Care, Swingbed Rehabilitation Program, Diagnostic and Surgical Services 135 Avenue G Apalachicola, Fl 32320 (850) 653-8853 Our mission is to improve the health status of the residents and visitors to Franklin County, by providing quality, compassionate, cost effective and convenient health care through community leadership and in collaboration with other healthcare organizations which serve our communities. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT CITY OF APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA The Apalachicola Board of Adjustment will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 5:00 PM at City Hall, Community Center Meeting Room, 1 Bay Avenue, Apalachicola, Florida to address the following variance requests and receive citizen comments relating to proposed new construction on the parcels listed below. A Special Meeting will immediately follow. The following variance request items will be discussed and considered: 1. Proposed new construction of a garage on the parcel located at the corner of Avenue G and 17th Street (R-1 Single Family Residential), more specically described as Block 17, Lots 1&2 into the required 15 side setback from 17th Street. Applicant is requesting approval of a 5 side setback. 2. Proposed new construction of a storage shed on the parcel located at Ave D & 7th St (R-1 Single Family Residence), more specically described as Block 23, Lots 9 & 10 into the required 15 side setback from 7th Street. Applicant is requesting approval of a 5 side setback. The Apalachicola Land Development Code allows for variance when special circumstances, conditions and/or undue hardships are determined. All interested parties are encouraged to attend and be heard with respect to this request. For further information, contact the Apalachicola Administrative and Community Development Ofce, 1 Avenue E, Apalachicola, Florida 850-653-9319. decorated the houses and provided refreshments for an antebellum Christmas celebration, said Ranger Mike Kinnett. Kinnett said around 200 people toured the house and botanical garden. The garden paths were lit up for the event and bedecked with red velvet and greenery. This year, Orman House had some unexpected guests. Several descendents of the Orman family arrived bearing information and gifts. Arlene Delleur, daughter of Iona Mary Andrews, who lived in the house until the 1990s, brought several antique ornaments for the Christmas tree along with pictures and an archive tracking the clan back to Switzerland in the 1500s. She cautioned Kinnett to take good care of the artifacts. Spiritual powers run in our family, she told him. I could make you uncomfortable. Arlenes brother Paul Andrews also visited. Margaret Wadsmund, granddaughter of Iona Mary Andrews and daughter of Mary Iona Grubbs, the family historian, also brought pictures including an aerial photograph of Apalachicola, circa 195,0 and a large photo of the Second annual dinner of the collectors of customs of the U.S., 1914. Kinnett said he is trying to put together a collection of current family pictures as well as compile a family tree. As always, Black Friday was a boon to downtown merchants. Amy Friedman, owner of the Green Door, said she had record sales. a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Head moved to Dothan in July 1976 to establish Southeastern Pediatric Associates. Pendarvis said Head owns a home on St. George Island, and will oversee an ofce open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. She said the practices owner, Sacred Heart Medical Group, is in the process of hiring an advanced registered nurse practitioner or a physician assistant for the ofce. She also noted the medi cal group is considering an application to become certied as a Rural Health Clinic, a federal designa tion designed to improve access to primary care in underserved rural areas. Such clinics qualify for higher reimbursements from Medicare and Med icaid and are required to use a team approach of physicians and midlevel practitioners such as nurse practitioners, physician as sistants and certied nurse midwives to provide ser vices. Rules would require the clinic to be staffed at least 50 percent of the time with a midlevel practitioner and to provide outpatient primary care services and basic laboratory services. PEDIATRICIAN from page A1 FRIDAY from page A1 SPECIAL TO THE T IME S After participating in the annual toy run for motorcyclists Nov. 19, Tony and Aimee Sapp, at right, Scott Overstreet and Al and Heidi London, at left, took time to visit the Three Servicemen Detail in Apalachicola. The Sapps, Overstreet and the Londons were among several dozen bikers who made the trip from Carrabelle to the botanical garden in Apalachicola to support the Franklin County Toy Project. Each participant donated $10 or a toy. The group was greeted by Toy Project volunteers who provided them with a fried chicken picnic. Jay Abbott and Clarice Powell organized this years toy run. Beth Brinkley is the person coordinating the toy project. Bikers boost county Toy Project In keeping with tradition, Pam Nobles dance students performed for the crowd waiting to see Santa.

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Local The Times | A3 Thursday, December 1, 2011 Arrest REPORT 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. 21 Hugh D. Smith, 42, Apalachicola, violation of probation (FCSO) Thaddeus M. Brett, 44, Alligator Point, grand theft (FCSO) Gervane D. Hunter, 38, Tallahassee, violation of probation (FCSO) Nov. 22 William E. Bray, 31, Apalachicola, two counts felony passing worthless bank checks (FCSO) Nov. 23 Donnie W. Anderson, 42, Panama City, failure to appear (FCSO) James E. Gharst, 27, Apalachicola, failure to appear (FCSO) James E. McCord, 56, Eastpoint, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon (CPD) Nov. 24 Steve A. Johns, 53, Eastpoint, discharging a rearm in public (FCSO) Nov. 26 Zachary P. Tarantino, 23, Carrabelle, possession of cannabis, possession of paraphernalia and resisting ofcer with violence (CPD) Laura J. Harris, 52, Blakely, Ga., domestic battery (APD) Frederick D. Smith, 70, Apalachicola, domestic battery (APD) Christopher J. Jones, 47, Apalachicola, possession of paraphernalia, disorderly intoxication, possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis, introduction of contraband into a correctional facility and resisting officer without violence (APD) Gaye P. Lass, 57, Carrabelle, DUI and refusal to submit to breath test (CPD) Nov. 28 Tammi J. Bloomeld, 50, Apalachicola, petit theft (FCSO) Nov. 29 Kimberly A. Burch, 24, Apalachicola, felony passing worthless bank checks (FCSO) News BRIEFS Carrabelle seniors host Saturday night dance A dance will be held Saturday evening, Dec. 3, at the Carrabelle Senior Center. The dance starts at 7 p.m. and admission is free. Music will be provided by local disc jockey Ron Vice, serving up a lively mix of Big Band dance tunes and mellow pop hits. Come down to the Senior Center, at 201 NW Avenue F, on the corner of 1st Street and NW Avenue F in downtown Carrabelle this Saturday night to dance or just to listen to the music! For more information on the dance and other activities at the Senior Center visit www. CarrabelleSeniorCenter. comAHS Class of 1981 hold Saturday reunion On Saturday,. Dec. 3 the Apalachicola High School class of 1981 will meet at 8 p.m. at the Fort Coombs Armory to celebrate 30 years of friendship, fellowship and success. All classmates and friends are invited. Please bring your favorite snack. Donations will be accepted at the door. For more information call 653-5850 or visit www.facebook.com/ groups/190669727622121/.Extension ofce offers listening session T uesday The Franklin County UF/IFAS Extension Program is currently developing a long-term plan covering the next four years. As part of this effort it is holding Listening Sessions around the county to get public comments and suggestions on the types of educational programs residents would like the program to deliver. The next Listening Session is Tuesday, Dec. 6 for all interested parties to provide comments and suggestions on future programming efforts for the folks of Franklin County. The session will begin at 6 p.m. at the Eastpoint Volunteer Fire Department, 24 6th St., and will end at approximately 7:30 p.m. These listening sessions are open to the public. For more information, contact the extension ofce at 6539337.T obacco-Free partnership to meet Dec. 14 There will be a TobaccoFree Franklin Partnership Coalition Meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 14. The meeting will be held at the Franklin County Health Department, at 139 12th St., from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the second oor conference room. For more information, call 653-2111 ext. 123.

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Opinion A4 | The Times USPS 027-600 Published every Thursday at 129 Commerce St. Apalachicola, FL 32329 VP/Publisher: Karen Hanes Editor: Tim Croft POSTMASTER: Send address change to: The Apalachicola Times P.O. Box 820 Apalachicola, FL 32329 Phone 850-653-8868 PERIODICAL RATE POSTAGE PAID AT APALACHICOLA, FL 32329 WEEKLY PUBLISHING SUBSCRIPTIONS PAYABLE IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY $24.15 year $15.75 six months OUT OF COUNTY $34.65 year $21 six months Home delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. TO ALL ADVERTISERS In case of error or omissions in advertisements, the publishers do not hold themselves liable for damage further than the amount received for such advertisement. The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely asserts; the printed word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word is lost; the printed word remains. Circulation: 1-800-345-8688 Formerly The Apalachicola Times Thursday, December 1, 2011 By Williams Scott and Charles Elliott Special to the Times Welcome to the Veterans Corner, a new recurring feature courtesy of the Apalachicola Times. This place is provided so that we of the Franklin County Veterans Service Ofce can reach out and inform veterans and their families of current policy and upcoming changes to veterans benets. The Veterans Service ofce came to be because Florida statutes established that counties can establish an ofce for the purpose to aid and assist the veterans, male and female, who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and their dependents, in presenting claims for and securing such compensation, hospitalization and other benets or privileges to which said veterans are or may become entitled under any federal or state law or regulation by reason of their service in the Armed Forces of the United States (FL Statutes Title XX Veterans Section 292.05). What we can do for you and your family is assist in navigating the rocks and shoals of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs policies and procedures. We are trained in the claims process and have the time and resources to assist you or your family in ling claims for benets. Future columns will inform you of specic benets available to veterans and their families. The Franklin Counties Veterans Service Ofce is located on the rst oor, Room 103, of the Franklin County courthouse. We can be reached at 6538096 Monday through Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Thursday from 1 to 4:30 p.m. On Thursday morning we are in Lanark Village and Carrabelle. William Scott is Franklin Countys veterans service ofcer, and Charles Elliott is his assistant. Special to The Times Florida veterans of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, who joined the military before completing high school, can obtain their high school diploma thanks to the Florida Veteran Diploma Program, sponsored by the Florida Department of Education in partnership with the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs. As our nation pays homage to past and current members of the military, I am proud that we can recognize our distinguished military veterans by granting them a high school diploma, said Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson. Our veterans have sacriced so much for our freedoms, and this is but a small token of appreciation for their courage and sacrice at a time when our country needed them. Florida is the most veteranfriendly state in the nation, said Mike Prendergast, executive director of the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs. As we honor Floridas more than 1.6 million veterans on Veterans Day, we salute the Department of Education for remembering the sacrices of our wartime veterans through this worthwhile program. Veterans who were honorably discharged, are current residents of Florida, were inducted into military service prior to completing graduation requirements and meet the additional criteria below are eligible for their high school diploma: World War II veterans must have started high school between 1937 and 1946, been scheduled to graduate from high school between 1941 and 1950 and were inducted into military service between Sept. 16, 1940, and Dec. 31, 1946. Korean Conict veterans must have started high school between 1946 and 1950, scheduled to graduate from high school between 1950 and 1954 and were inducted into military service between June 27, 1950, and Jan. 31, 1955 Vietnam War veterans must have been inducted into military service during the Vietnam Era between Feb. 28, 1961, through May 7, 1975. The Departments of Education and Veterans Affairs are available to assist veterans through the application process to obtain their diploma. For more information about the Florida Veteran Diploma Program, visit www.doe.org/ workforce/veteran-diploma.asp. Interested veterans should contact Gayle Manley with the Dept. of Education at gayle. manley@doe.org or by calling 245-9057 or Ed Ortiz with the Florida Dept. of Veterans Affairs at ortize@fdva.state..us or by calling 727-319-7400. I am sure you will recall that I have been active in the Franklin County Republican Committee for a number of years. As a result of my involvement with Republican activities, I receive a lot of telephone calls from local citizens. Most recent calls concern the Republican Presidential Preference Primary Election to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, and specically, how the caller can participate in this election. I advise my callers that they must be registered as a Republican to vote in this most important election and they must be registered as a Republican before Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. I think most will agree that whomever the Republicans select will be the next President of the U.S. So, if one has a favorite Republican candidate and would like to see their candidate advance to the general election, be registered as a Republican before Jan. 3, 2012. Thank you for sharing this information with your readers. Sincerely, Willie Norred The Apalachicola and Carrabelle Times would like to extend a warm invitation to all elementary school children and their families to start working on Letters to Santa, to be collected the week of Dec. 12-16 and published in our Dec. 22 issue. This need not be a required school assignment, although we welcome the assistance of teachers and staff. What we are looking for are letters from children, young and hopeful, who believe in Santa and want to express their feelings. Gifts are nice, but most importantly, what can Santa Claus do to make life wonderful next year for you and your family? Any questions? Call us at 653-8868. A mailbox is at the Times ofce, 129 Commerce Street, to drop off your letters. Merry Christmas! Editors note: The following article has been circulating widely on the Internet, although there does not seem to be any one author to whom it can be attributed. It was brought to our attention by Pam Brownell, the countys director of emergency management. We offer it as food for thought this holiday season. As the holidays approach, the giant Asian factories are kicking into high gear to provide Americans with monstrous piles of cheaply produced goods merchandise that has been produced at the expense of American labor. This year will be different. This year Americans will give the gift of genuine concern for other Americans. There is no longer any excuse that, at gift giving time, nothing can be found that is produced by American hands. Its time to think outside the box. Who says a gift needs to t in a shirt box, wrapped in Chinese produced wrapping paper? Everyone yes, everyone gets their hair cut. How about gift certicates from your local American hair salon or barber? Gym membership? Its appropriate for all ages who are thinking about some health improvement. Who wouldnt appreciate getting their car detailed? Small, American-owned detail shops and car washes would love to sell you a gift certicate or a book of gift certicates. Are you one of those extravagant givers who think nothing of plunking down their Benjamins on a Chinese made at-screen? Perhaps that grateful gift receiver would like his driveway sealed, or lawn mowed for the summer, or driveway plowed all winter, or games at the local golf course. There are a bazillion owner-run restaurants, all offering gift certicates. If your intended isnt the fancy eatery sort, what about a halfdozen breakfasts at the local breakfast joint. Remember, this isnt about big national chains -this is about supporting your hometown Americans with their nancial lives on the line to keep their doors open. How many people couldnt use an oil change for their car, truck or motorcycle, done at a shop run by the American working man? Thinking about a heartfelt gift for mom? Mom would love the services of a local cleaning lady for a day. My computer could use a tune-up, and I know I can nd some young guy who is struggling to get his repair business up and running. OK, you were looking for something more personal. Local crafts people spin their own wool and knit them into scarves. They make jewelry, and pottery and beautiful wooden boxes. Plan your holiday outings at local, owneroperated restaurants and leave your server a nice tip. And, how about going out to see a play or concert at your hometown theatre? Musicians need love too, so nd a venue showcasing local bands. Honestly, do you really need to buy another 10,000 Chinese lights for the house? When you buy a $5 string of light, about 50 cents stays in the community. If you have those kinds of bucks to burn, leave the mailman, trash guy or babysitter a nice BIG tip. You see, Christmas is no longer about draining American pockets so that China can build another glittering city. Christmas is now about caring about US, encouraging American small businesses to keep plugging away to follow their dreams. And, when we care about other Americans, we care about our communities, and the benets come back to us in ways we couldnt imagine. This is the new American Christmas. Spread the Christmas cheer here. By Caty Greene Special to the Times Some authors just catch my eye as the librarian.Well, thats not really true. Both of these authors, Richard Hawke and John Hart, were recommended by patrons, but they do show up on the same shelf in the adult ction. Richard Hawkes Speak of the Devil has been in the library for a few years, and has been joined by Cold Day in Hell and House of Secrets. The rst two feature a savvy, irreverent Fritz Malone, who falls into that beloved protagonist category of noir P.I. and decent guy, according to Susan Isaacs, another New York City-based novelist (the library has eight of her books). Violence and suspense are the welldelivered fare. These books sound very close to little-known but patron-popular author, Peter Spiegelman, whose books Black Maps and Deaths Little Helper were great additions to the collection in years past. Spiegelman is reasonably unknown, but was recommended, and the books donated, by an avid reader from St. George Island. He has a new release, Thick as Thieves, which I highly recommend. It just shows you dont have to read Lee Child or Michael Connelly exclusively. Hawkes third and newest book is about a U.S. senator who gets in a little trouble dead girl, ruined political career, the usual. In this political season, this might be a good read. John Hart is the author of three bestsellers, The King of Lies, Down River and The Last Child. Hart is the only author to win the best novel Edgar Award for consecutive novels. A Southerner, Hart is geographically and culturally different from Hawke. The King of Lies takes place in a small, moneyed Southern town, where the patriarch is found murdered and the family secrets begin to surface. Down River, winner of a 2008 Edgar, takes place in Rowan County, North Carolina. Adam, having been hounded out of the only home hes has ever known, returns to a town that does not welcome him back. Murders and complex characters create a very enjoyable read. This sounds like another Deep South author, Ace Atkins (the library has seven of his, including his new book The Ranger). In The Last Child, 13-year-old Johnny experiences the disappearance of his twin sister, Alyssa. His search for her takes him to the dark side of town. No one else believes that Alyssa is still alive, but Johnny is certain she is. Hart has been compared to Scott Turow (the library has 11 of his books) and Raymond Chandler (the library recently purchased two volumes of his best known writings). These four authors, Hawke, Hart, Spiegelman and Atkins offer escapes to the big city or the country town. depending on your mood. Come by and check them out. Caty Greene is the librarian for the Apalachicola Municipal Library. To reach her, call 653-8436. VETER A NS CORNER @ THE LIBRARY Caty Greene A new column, devoted to veterans LETTER Register now to vote in primary Christmas 2011: Birth of a new tradition Escape with four popular crime novelists Florida diploma program honors veterans All I want for Christmas ...

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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. Van Johnson the company must respectfully decline to further delay the project to replace the transmission lines downtown. City com missioners had voted unani mously last month to ask Progress for a 90-day mora torium on the project in or der to give both sides time to consider a plan to possibly bury the lines underground or re-route them away from downtown. At this time, the proj ect is more than 60 percent complete with 21 of the 33 structures already re placed, wrote Pickels. A delay of three months would result in demobilization and remobilization within our contracts, resulting in sig nicantly higher costs to the project. Jacobs said he thought the citys request was quite reasonable and Im hopeful that these people will see the wisdom of what the city asked them to do. At a special meeting of the city commission Friday, Johnson called for the exec utive session to discuss the installation of transmission lines through the city behind closed doors. Commissioners met at noon Friday to hear a plea from Daly to support an in junction against Progress that would temporarily block installation of the pow er poles. City Attorney Pat Floyd attended the special meeting via telephone. About 70 Apalachicola residents were present, all echoing Dalys request for the city to support the planned injunction. Daly told commissioners the most important break through to date in the battle with Progress was a letter from the city to the company requesting the 90-day mora torium. Daly said he was disappointed Progress had refused to comply with the request. Daly told commissioners he hoped the county com mission and Tourist Devel opment Council would offer support of the injunction too. Consider joining this in junction, he said. Look at this thing factually and in the best interests of the city. We have friends out there and we have raised a signicant amount of money in a fairly short time. We have money coming in from all over. Lynn Wilson Spohrer, owner of Coombs House Inn and long active in the restoration of several his toric Apalachicola build ings, asked commissioners for support. She said that beyond their concerns over property values, protestors were standing up for a prin ciple being lost across the country. She said the poles would drive visitors away from Franklin County. Spohrer suggested the lines intended for ve poles running along Water Street be buried and the city giv en 30 years to pay for the change. Only Commissioner Jim my Elliot came out in strong support of the protestors. As far as Im concerned, Im with you, he said, compar ing the battle against Prog ress to the Alamo and the last stand of the 300 Spartans at Demopolis. Commissioners Brenda Ash and Frank Cook spoke little during the meeting, and Commissioner Mitchell Bartlett was not present. Daly insisted the city ran no risk by supporting the in junction. I dont know of any law suit with no risk, Floyd cau tioned. Even if there are risks there are compelling rea sons to take a risk, Daly replied. Floyd said the Florida Public Service Commission makes the actual decision about where lines should be placed underground. He pointed out that a bond is normally required during an injunction and that the loser of a suit might be responsible for the winning attorneys fees. Downtown property own er George Mahr suggested that since Apalachicola is a cultural asset, it was in the best interest of all Florida citizens to preserve it, and for that reason all Progress customers should share the burden of burying the lines. Johnson asked Daly how it was possible that last year an attorney for the historical society said nothing could be done and a new attor ney now insists there are grounds for an injunction. Daly said Jacobs has taken more time to investi gate the situation. (There are) things done illegally and wrongfully that we have documentation, Daly said. And we have documenta tion of health issues. The mayor said I dont want to rush into anything because only fools rush in. Today I havent heard any thing but a bunch of pas sion. He suggested people vote on a referendum to impose a sales tax in order to pay for buried lines. Members of the audience responded there was no time for such a vote with new poles being erected daily. When I am sick, I go to my doctor, said Carrie Kienzle. When I want a ne meal, I go to a restaurant. I get my chance to vote as a democracy every four years, and then I expect you to inform yourself and make a decision. Elliott said he did not be lieve the general public was aware of everything that went on with poles. Following Tuesdays ex ecutive session, in which no formal action was taken, Johnson reiterated his sup port for burying the lines underground, as well as his questioning of the possible costs. He said Progress has given the city a nonbinding quote that burying the lines would cost more than $15 million, more than 10 times the $1.3 million the company said was the cost of putting in the overhead lines. Johnson said Progress has told the city that it would cost $200,000 to come up with a specied, guaranteed price for the underground lines, and the city would then have two months to come up with necessary funding. Lets focus on how to come up with the money, on how to make this happen, said Johnson. At the end of the day thats what its go ing to take to get those lines buried. Somebodys going to have to pay. opment projects within the CRA district. Carrabelles CRA was created in 1992 and, in the past, has been used to build a dock and pavilion on Ma rine St. and landscape along U.S. Highway 98. In a report distributed at the citys Nov. 3 meeting, Ta mara Allen, organizer of the Carrabelle Waterfront Part nership, called the house the citys most historically signicant structure and an important anchor for the historic district. The hill the Moore House sits on is an ancient sand dune and was the site of the Seminole Fort, part of the Forbes Purchase made long before Florida became a state in 1845, Allen wrote. The original house was rst deeded in 1851 and the property was site of Car rabelles only documented Civil War battle. The cur rent house was built around 1900 and, according to Allen, is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places. Her report said the house was later used as a sig nal tower by the National Weather Service and by the Coast Guard to y weather ags to alert the population. Because of its historical signicance, Carrabelle has long hoped to purchase the property, which is mentioned in the citys 2008 vision and implementation plan. At the Nov. 3 meeting, Allen said she and other volunteers would work dili gently to acquire grants to renovate the house if the city purchased it. Commissioner Cal Allen said the house was a poten tial source of revenue and could become a venue for weddings and small confer ences. He envisioned it sur rounded by a botanical gar den and walking paths. Although she later voted in favor of the purchase, Commissioner Brenda La Paz criticized the plan to buy the property, saying Seacrest Realty, Centen nial Bank and St. Clair had worked together to sell the house to the city at an in ated price. Its scandalous and its outrageous that the city of Carrabelle and this commis sion have been manipulated and pressured with time constraints by Centennial Bank, Seacrest Realty and Mr. St. Clair, she said. Centennial Bank represen tatives have been aware for some time that the city of Carrabelle has been inter ested in this property. La Paz pointed out that St. Clair owns the building leased by Janalyn Dowden for the Seacrest Realtys of ces. She said that within a week of St. Clairs purchase, a representative of Seacrest Realty began to pressure the city and commissioners into an overnight purchase of Moore House. The contract for pur chase specied the city had 21 days to inspect the house and approve the purchase. The commissioners met on day eight of this period. I think we should be allowed a little more time to investigate grant availability as well as private dona tions, La Paz said. City Attorney Dan Hart man said since the city had a contract to buy the house, refusal to approve the purchase would be the equivalent of making a counteroffer. David Butler, chairman of the citys economic de velopment council, urged commissioners to approve the purchase. If we let the contract expire at the 21 days, I would fully expect Mr. St. Clair to sell the property to the best and highest bidder, he said. Commissioner Charlotte Schneider said she was rst to learn St. Clair had bought the Moore House, and then approached him to ask what his plans were for it. He told her he intended to renovate it and live there. Schneider said she then asked St. Clair if he would consider selling the property to the city be cause of its historical sig nicance, and said she did not believe St. Clair bought the property with the intent of reselling it. At the Nov. 3 meeting, Mark Rocha, a home inspec tor, told commissioners the house had been vandalized and was in need of numer ous repairs, including xing holes in the roof and re pairing cut wiring. He said it probably contained lead paint, that the windows and doors would need custommade 7-foot replacements and the outside stairs lead ing to the house were un stable and dangerous. On the positive side, Ro cha said he found no active termite infestations, and in terior damage was limited. Not everyone at the meeting thought purchas ing Moore House was a wise investment. Former City Commissioner Gatha na Parmenas said complet ing renovations would be expensive. Im no expert, but it looks to me like you will need $30,000 to $40,000 just to make it safe enough to keep boarded up, she said. I dont know of any tenant who would want to rent it. This is a huge, long-term commitment. Parmenas said there was more to consider than immediate repairs, includ ing removal of lead paint that could cost $25,000. The place is not insulated, she said. I think you will need $250,000 in grants. You are running in the red. Youve only got 1,200 people who live in town. Weve all got to pay some of the heaviest taxes in the state. This could be a historic opportunity but it could also wind up being a white el ephant if you dont get the grant money, she said. She said, if the house was purchased, the city will own another building for which it has no immedi ate use and, if it is xed up, its going to be in competi tion with private enterprise. Carrabelle has now taken possession of the property following the Nov. 21 closing. Millender said utilities will not be turned on initially. MOORE from page A1 POLES from page A1 The Times | A5

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A6 | The Times Thursday, December 1, 2011 PET OF THE WEEK Franklin County Humane Society Qualications: Expertise in: Now Accepting Appointments Call Toll Free 888-681-5864 For more info www.seclung.com Lung Disease Specialist Rob Garver, MD Now Seeing Patients in Port St. Joe NOW BCBS-FL I N -NETWORK PROV I DER HANDMADE BASKETS FOR T H E HOLIDAYS 67 Commerce S treet A palachicola While enjoying the Holiday Fresh Market, please join D ee Grinenko for a demonstration and sale of hand-woven brown ash baskets. S aturday, D ecember 3rd 10:00 to 4:00 Perfect for gift-giving! Special orders accepted. D owntown ooks Sherrie Silva, Bubba Jones wed Mr. and Mrs. James F. Silva, Sr. of Apalachicola are happy to announce the marriage of their daughter, Sherrie Reenea, to Marion Bubba Jones, son of Marion and Helen Jones of Fernandina Beach. The marriage was celebrated at Cape San Blas on Friday, Nov. 18. The newlyweds will reside in Eastpoint. Bailey Duggar to turn 12 On Saturday, Dec. 3, Bailey Duggar will celebrate his 12th birthday with family and friends. He is having a Fear Factor party at 3 p.m. in Eastpoint at his house. Baileys parents are Shawn and Heather Carpenter of Eastpoint. Maternal grandparents are the late Larry Duggar of Orange and Dale and Debra Turner of Eastpoint. Paternal grandparents are Shorty and Angie Shiver of Eastpoint. Maternal great-grandmother is the late Mable Duggar of Apalachicola. We love you Bubba! Love, Mama, Shawn and Paytpayt The Can the Fines program offered by Franklin County Public Library will help many of the needy in our community through Dec. 16. If a patron has an overdue fee, he or she can choose to donate a nonperishable item in exchange for $1 off their ne at both the Eastpoint and Carrabelle branches. You may donate items even if you dont have a ne. All food items will be given to area food pantries for distribution to those needy families before the holiday season. The Eastpoint library staff eagerly looks forward to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays, when children ages 5 to 12 have been coming in for Cooking with Ms. Suzanne to learn simple cooking recipes and safety in the kitchen. If your child has shown interest in food preparation at home, this would be a terric and free way to offer a fun and educational experience. Hurry to sign up, because the classes stay full. Please stop by or call the Eastpoint branch 670-8151, ext. 202. When you stop at either branch of the library, check out some of our new titles. Bill OReillys Killing Lincoln, Janet Evanovichs Explosive Eighteen, books about Steve Jobs and the DVD Water for Elephants are some of the latest items on our shelves. For more information about library hours and programs, please call either the Eastpoint branch at 670-8151 or the Carrabelle branch at 6972366. Jennifer Reeves, Chris Millender to wed Chris Millender and Jennifer Reeves would like to announce their upcoming marriage. Chris is the son of Clyde and Marion Millender of Carrabelle. Jennifer is the daughter of the late Jim Reeves of Crawfordville and Teresa Williams of Tallahassee. The ceremony will take place at the Carrabelle United Methodist Church on Saturday, Dec. 10, at noon, followed by a small reception directly after in the church fellowship hall. All friends and family are invited. Society Your County LIBRAR Y Fifty-four was the magic number at the Thanksgiving Dinner at Chillas Hall. We had a great afternoon! Lots of good food to go along with the turkey and dressing. Thanks to our faithful volunteers and those who brought dishes to share, and thanks to Cheryl for the turkeys. Some long-time friends of mine gave me some oysters, so I made my oyster dressing. Hope you can make it next year. Although the Senior Center is closed during December, we still have Monday night bingo. Early bird at 6 p.m. then regular at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Hope to see you there! Dont forget Wednesday night bingo at Chillas Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. We always have a good time, and we always have coffee, soft drinks and cookies. You really should join us! Good news! I nally got in touch with Arline Falin. She went to her son Toms house for turkey and a visit. Arline said hello! Her assisted living home is just a mile from Tom and Diane. Bob Falin, on the other hand, is in an assisted living facility in Lake City. He, too, is as well as can be expected. Was sure good to talk to Arline. Ahoy Mates! Holiday on the Harbor will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10, complete with the Parade of Lights boat parade and reworks on the Carrabelle riverfront along Marine Street. Come on down and enjoy! Pray for Maxie Carrolls eternal peace and for strength for her family. Maxie was a good friend and neighbor of mine. Be kind to one another, check in on the sick and housebound. Keep Christ in Christmas. Until next time, God bless America, our troops, the poor, homeless and hungry, and dont forget the Toys for Tots collection boxes throughout the county. Faithful volunteers make for great dinner LANARK NEWS Jim Welsh Happy BIR THDAY Weddings and ENGAGEMENTS

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The Times | A7 Thursday, December 1, 2011 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. 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 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 Faith On Sunday afternoon, Big Bend Hospice hosted the annual Service of Remembrance in Riverfront Park in Apalachicola, a service meant to bring hope to those who have lost a loved one. The Rev. Ed Lyon, hospice chaplain, led the service, with the Rev. Craig Hicks, of the Living Waters Assembly of God, and the Rev. Themo Patriotis, of the First United Meth odist Church, also offering words of comfort. Music was provided by Stef Tassos-Wohlsifer. Once again, worshipers were invit ed to participate in the Remembrance with seashells. Shells are placed in a toy boat symbolizing hope in honor of those who have lled our heart with good and happy memories. The ceremony closed with the Litany of Hope, reminding the gathering that As those who know grief as well as hope, as those who know darkness as well as light, we offer thanks for the opportunity to remember the one we love. We draw strength in knowing that we are not alone on the journey of embracing life. We gain hope in learning how to continue to celebrate the life of the one we will love forever, for we have seen too many stars to let the dark overwhelm us. A letter from heaven Its been a long time since we were together. I miss you all so much. Its alright up here. Me and the angels are still singing up here. We are going to have a birthday party on Nov. 25. On that day we be singing, One Day at a Time, and Walking Around Heaven. Hes Sweet, I Know, Try Jesus and Im a Living Testimony. Tell Brown and Duke to send me my gift care of P.O. Box Heaven Gate. To my Mother Eula Rochelle, from your son Elder Larry Brown From Staff Reports Ormans Christmas 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 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. Attendance is limited, so make reservations by calling Carrie Kienzle at 370-5155. Tickets are available at the church ofce and the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce, or from members of Trinitys congregation. Funds support the annual Tour of Homes. Enchanted Evening Dont miss An Enchanting Evening, featuring a Christmas dinner at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Apalachicola. Tickets are $12. Call 653-8602 for tickets. Playhouse rafe for toy drive Rafe tickets are now on sale for a chance to win a playhouse. Constructed by inmates at Bay City Work Camp, the playhouse is fullsize and painted red, white and blue. Tickets are $5, or three for $10, with all proceeds going to the countys annual toy drive for needy children. The drawing will be Dec. 23. Tickets are available at Centennial Banks in Eastpoint, Apalachicola, Carrabelle and St. George Island, Handmade in Apalach, the Butler Agency in Eastpoint and Franklins Promise at the Community Service Center in Apalachicola. For more information, call 6533930. Narcotics Anonymous group A Narcotics Anonymous group, providing group support for anyone beset by a drug problem, has begun meeting in Eastpoint. Meetings are at 6 p.m. Sundays at the United Methodist Church, 317 Patton Drive. Jennifer Reeves I want to thank everyone for giving me such a fun special time at my bridal shower! Also thank you all for your love and for making such a special time a wonderful memory! Jennifer Reeves Its funny how certain things in life shed light on another particular situation. A few years ago, we had a missionary come to our church to teach a creation seminar. It was amazing to hear him teach on intelligent design, knowing that he was a converted atheist and evolutionist. He led us through a slide show of owers, insects and animal life each possessing an intricate means of survival. Each species was so complex that it could not have possibly evolved through adaptation. He meticulously shed light on things that Darwinists would rather not know. Every time he presented a new species he would say, Out of all the fossils that have been found, they all look amazingly the same as the ones that are recently decomposed. The one thing that converted him from evolutionism, he explained, was the missing link. Scientists have yet to nd this vital piece that links the current and past species together to prove their theory. Unlike evolution, it is easy to nd the missing links to morality and trace them right back to its origin. In 1929, the beginning of the end occurred when television was rst introduced to the world. Prior to the TV, families spent time together talking, listening to the radio or gathered around dad as he read from the Bible, the most common book in America for that time. From then to now, we can see each evolutionary change as it unfolds. Quality time that families once enjoyed together was replaced with sitcoms and dramas. Never before had we been exposed to the privacy of someones home like the Honeymooners, and at rst, it was fascinating. With each passing year, Hollywood began to slowly desensitize us. Programs were censored for violence, profanity and nudity at rst. Today, however, even the commercials are offensive. Kids can learn how to be disrespectful and rebellious just by watching afternoon programs in their own homes. Something intended for entertainment and information evolved into a seed of darkness. Nevertheless, not all was lost because we still had God in our schools, at least until 1962. Remarkably, one woman and her lawyer changed the course of American history forever while good Christian folks that thought it could never happen stayed home. With prayer banned from the classroom, America was free to erode away, with each generation of students slowly forgetting it even existed. It has been said that the philosophy of the classroom in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next. The very rst text book, The Primer, was lled with scripture and designed to educate children to read so they could study their Bible. In less than 200 years, we evolved into a more sophisticated species that was no longer depended on our Creator. The styles and methods of teaching in the 20s and 30s revolved around Godly manners and treating your neighbors as you would prefer to be treated. Today, demanding manners and discipline from a student can provoke an altercation with a parent. As prayer and correction were dismissed from the classrooms, we evolved to violence. The rst reported school shooting was in Moses Lake, Wash., in 1996. Now we hear stories of elementary age students shooting their classmates and taking their own lives because they are victims of bullying. Free expression has dealt self-control a bad card. The children that are raised with decent moral upbringing are strongly pressed to adapt to their surrounding. It is alarming to think that a generation of freethinkers is our future lawmakers and political leaders. The American Civil Liberties Union began an all-out attack on our courthouses by systematically removing the Ten Commandments from the walls and steps. Through their removal from all public places, our country is abandoning its roots and sealing the fate of its future. Last year, at just the hint of a lawsuit, Franklin County removed public prayer from the football games, yet nobody has seemed to notice. The missing link that we truly need to save our country from impending self-destruction is God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Ghost! Scientists continue to look for the missing link to prove we all just exploded into being and then slowly evolved to where we are today. However, time or pages will not allow the presentation of all the missing links to the evolution of moral decay. You cannot argue with the evidence. We welcome all suggestions and hope you enjoy this weekly article. Please send all emails to Scott Shiver at frontline247@mac.com. Mrs. Kinie Johns Reeder passed away on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, at the St. James Health and Rehabilitation Center at Lanark Village. Born is 1913, Mrs. Reeder was a longtime resident of the Eastpoint area. She loved to quilt, sew and loved taking care of her grandchildren and spending quality time with her family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Oliver Perry Reeder; two sons, John Wallace Reeder and Kenneth Hansel Reeder; her father, Wallace Johns, and mother, Cassie McQuagge Johns; and four brothers, Julius Johns, Levi Johns, Calvin Johns and Eugene Johns. Mrs. Reeder is survived by two sons, Howard and wife, Susan, of Apalachicola and Billy Reeder of Tallahassee; two daughters, Iris Tackman and husband, Robert, of Eastpoint and Minnesota, and Molly Millender of Eastpoint; one brother, Lewis Johns; and sister Estelle Simmons. She also leaves to cherish her memory 13 grandchildren, 18 greatgrandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Services were held Nov. 22 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 270 Prado St., Apalachicola. Visitation was held from 10 to 11 a.m., with funeral services following. A meal was served after the service, also at the church. The family met that afternoon at the Ebro Cemetery for interment. Brocks Home Town Funeral Home of Callaway was in charge of arrangements. Kinie Johns Reeder Banning prayer led to moral decay YOUTH MA TTERS Scott and Pamela Shiver Obituary LOI S S WOBODA | The Times The Rev. Ed Lyon leads the Service of Remembrance for Big Bend Hospice. Service offers hope for those who grieve Faith BRIEFS Card of THANKS

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E-mail outdoors news to times outdoors@star.com O UTD OO RS www.apalachtimes.com Section A LOIS SWOBODA | The Times This newly renovated vest pocket park with benches and a picnic pavilion has been named for Gene Sewell, the reigning queen of Lanark Village. The park is located across the street from Chillas Hall and the Lanark Mall. Sewell said she was taken completely by surprise to her when her daughter took her to the park for an unexpected ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 13. The pavilion has been dedicated to beloved Lanark resident Betty Roberts. A formal dedication ceremony is planned for a later date. By Lois Swoboda Times Staff Writer On November 17, members of Venture Crew and Boy Scout Troop 22 received merit badges and attended a banquet honoring area veterans. About 50 people, many of them veterans, attended the banquet at American Legion Post 106 in Apalachicola. Keynote speakers were American Legion Post Commander and temporary troop leader Larry Hale, Jimmy Mosconis and Jim Lawlor, commander of the Lanark Village AMVETS Post. Three members of the Girls Venture Crew Kristina Boyd, Morgan Walker, and Brook Pittman qualied for the Venturing Bronze Award. Boy Scout badges for sailing, climbing, whitewater rafting and music were awarded to Thomas and Jackson Copley, Dylan Lance, Bryan Boyd, Cash Creamer, and Bryce Tobin. Mikael Lewis was awarded his First Class rank along with badges for music and nature. Josue Shattuck received badges for climbing and whitewater rafting. Creamer and Tobin were also awarded merit badges for sports. Hale said many of the scouts qualied for rock climbing and whitewater badges during a trip to North Carolina this summer. He expressed special pride in the Venture Scouts and joked that when he rst heard girls would have to be admitted to his scouting program, he feared he would have to tie bells to the zippers on the tent aps. Hale praised the girls for their toughness, skill and motivation. He also spoke on the subject of veterans and the governments obligation to support them. If Washington doesnt want to take care of veterans, they need to stay out of these foreign conicts and stop making them, he said. To see a gallery of the banquet and awards presentation visit www. apalachatimes. com. Thursday, December 1, 2011 Corner of Marina Drive, Port St. Joe, FL (next to Piggly Wiggly) www.BWOsh.com Your Hunting Headquarters GARMIN ETREX VEN T URE HAND HELD GPS GREAT FOR THE WOODS OR THE WATER R E G $169.99 N OW $109.99 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, Dec 1 64 39 0 % Fri, Dec 2 69 49 0 % Sat, Dec 3 70 55 0 % Sun, Dec 4 73 56 10 % Mon, Dec 5 74 53 10 % Tues, Dec 6 63 37 30 % Wed, Dec 7 61 45 0 % 12/1 Thu 02:09AM 0.8 L 06:55AM 1.2 H 02:37PM 0.2 L 09:19PM 1.2 H 12/2 Fri 03:31AM 0.7 L 08:20AM 1.0 H 03:19PM 0.4 L 09:46PM 1.3 H 12/3 Sat 04:49AM 0.5 L 10:08AM 0.9 H 04:02PM 0.6 L 10:13PM 1.3 H 12/4 Sun 05:55AM 0.2 L 12:17PM 0.9 H 04:50PM 0.7 L 10:40PM 1.4 H 12/5 Mon 06:51AM 0.0 L 02:06PM 1.0 H 05:43PM 0.9 L 11:10PM 1.4 H 12/6 Tue 07:40AM -0.2 L 03:19PM 1.1 H 06:38PM 1.0 L 11:41PM 1.4 H 12/7 Wed 08:24AM -0.3 L 04:09PM 1.2 H 07:30PM 1.1 L 12/1 Thu 05:30AM 1.9 H 12:24PM 0.3 L 07:54PM 1.9 H 12/2 Fri 01:18AM 1.1 L 06:55AM 1.6 H 01:06PM 0.6 L 08:21PM 2.1 H 12/3 Sat 02:36AM 0.8 L 08:43AM 1.4 H 01:49PM 1.0 L 08:48PM 2.1 H 12/4 Sun 03:42AM 0.3 L 10:52AM 1.4 H 02:37PM 1.1 L 09:15PM 2.2 H 12/5 Mon 04:38AM 0.0 L 12:41PM 1.6 H 03:30PM 1.4 L 09:45PM 2.2 H 12/6 Tue 05:27AM -0.3 L 01:54PM 1.8 H 04:25PM 1.6 L 10:16PM 2.2 H 12/7 Wed 06:11AM -0.5 L 02:44PM 1.9 H 05:17PM 1.8 L 10:50PM 2.4 H Freshwater Last week the whiting bite started back up on St. Joe Beach and under the George Tapper bridge. Some pompano were caught as well, but not in good numbers. Larger red sh are in the surf and will eat just about anything now. Inshore Surf Most of the trout are still small in St. Joe Bay, however, the bite should get better with the cold weather this week. The I.C.W. canal will soon become the hot spot in town as inshore species continue to migrate for the winter. Red sh are still being caught. The Fishermans Landing reports great catches of shellcracker still with some channel cat in the mix this past weekend. Sheep head are still being caught in the river and into the Brothers. Good news is that the cold snap has triggered the crappie bite. SPONSORED BY By Lois Swoboda Times Staff Writer Solidago, commonly called goldenrod, is a genus of about 100 species of owering plants in the sunower family ( Asteraceae ). These beautiful yellow owers have long been popular perennials in Europe but only found favor in New World gardens in the 1980s when wildowers grew in popularity especially in buttery gardens. Goldenrod can also be a good source of forage for honeybees. Goldenrod, escaped from gardens, has become an invasive species in parts of Europe. Goldenrod has been underappreciated as a garden ower partly because it is often wrongly accused of causing fall allergies. Actually, goldenrods heavy sticky pollen is transferred from plant to plant by insects. It doesnt travel in the wind. Ragweed, a pale green ower, blooms at the same time as goldenrod and the two are frequently found together. It is the light, dry, windblown pollen of ragweed responsible for many fall allergies, but because people notice the showy blooms of goldenrod and ignore the inconspicuous ragweed owers, they associate snifes and sneezing with goldenrod. In the Florida Panhandle, we have at least a dozen species of goldenrod and these often cross-pollinate, producing hybrids. Goldenrod is one of the most popular state owers; Kentucky, South Carolina and Nebraska all list goldenrod as their state emblem. It was also the state ower of Alabama until it was rejected in favor of the camellia. Goldenrod is the state herb of Delaware. Dried goldenrod owers and leaves, especially from sweet goldenrod ( Solidago odorata ) are used to make an anise-scented tea. Indians used this tea to treat fever, colds and coughs, shock, tuberculosis and female obstructions. It was considered to be a stimulant and a tonic for nerves. The root was chewed to soothe a sore mouth. Inventor Thomas Edison produced rubber from goldenrod foliage and the tires on the Model-T given to him by his friend Henry Ford were made of goldenrod rubber. Edisons selective breeding experiments produced a 12 plant that yielded as much as 12 percent rubber. During World War II the US government continued these experiments but the quality of the rubber produced was too poor for commercial use. St. Joseph Bay hosts golf tourney, bazaar St. Joseph Bay Golf Club will host its second annual Christmas Bazaar and Jingle Bell Golf Tournament Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9-10, supporting Gulf County Christmas for Kids and People Helping People. The club is open to the public and the golf tournament will be individual handicap play, with a noon shotgun start, on Saturday. The community is encouraged to turn out and support the bazaar which will ll the holidaydecorated clubhouse with local artists and craftsmen selling handmade gifts. BUDS N BUGS Goldenrod LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Seaside Goldenrod ( Solidago sempervirens ), with rounder fuller clusters of owers, grows side by side with slender Goldenrod ( Solidago stricta ) on St. George Island. Scouts honored at Legion banquet LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Venture Crew members Kristina Boyd, left, and Morgan Walker both qualied for a Venturing Bronze Award. Brook Pittman also qualied but did not attend the banquet. Scoutmaster and Post Commander Larry Hale, right, presented the awards. SEWELL P ARK BRIEF Page 8

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CARRABELLE A PALA C HI C OLA www.apalachtimes.com A Section Thursday, December 1, 2011 Empty Hopes. Empty Hearts. Empty Stockings. Thousands of families & individuals in our area are at-risk of going to bed hungry and empty-handed on Christmas. WAN T T O MAK E A DIFF E R E N CE ? M ail in the Empty Stocking F und envelope inserted in todays paper to the Salvation A rmy or The N ews Herald with your contribution! The Empty Stocking F und provides food and toy baskets to thousands of families in Bay, Gulf, F ranklin, Holmes, and Washington counties. T YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER FOR MORE THAN 120 YEARS THE T IMES & C arrabelle A palachicola THE S TAR YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1937 THE S TAR Page A9 SP O RT S By David Adlerstein Times City Editor A young, but scrappy, Se ahawks varsity boys basketball team got its 2011-12 campaign underway last month with a com paratively inexperienced roster. Coach Mike Sweatts squad has just three seniors, with only shooting guard Chance Buffkin entering the season with much varsity playing time under his belt. The other seniors, start ing point guard A. J. Allen and Tresean Carr, both enter the sea son both enthusiastic and inex perienced. Hes got the quicks, said Sweatt of Allen, who has not played varsity ball before. But its kind of like starting again for him. He has to make the adjust ment. Power forward Rahkeim Pierce played junior varsity last year, but his fellow juniors, Da vid Butler, Direek Farmer, Chase Golden and Seth Rogers all come in with completely fresh faces to the varsity game. Rounding out the roster are sophomores Holden Foley, Leon ard Green and Dwayne Griggs, freshman Kelsey Jones and eighth grader Carza Harvey. The Seahawks opened the regular season with a non-dis trict game at John Paul II on Nov. 21, losing a close one 59-56. Down 32-26 at the half, and 47-39 after three quarters, the team outscored their opponents 17-12 in the nal stanza but it wasnt enough to close the gap. The team was led by Griggs with 15 points, including a solid 7-of-8 from the eld. Green pulled down 14 rebounds. In the teams home opener Nov. 22, the team fought hard from the start, hoping to secure for coach Sweatt a victory over the visiting Wakulla War Eagles, his alma mater and former coach ing assignment. But the visitors proved too much, winning 63-40, led by 27 points from Takia Knight. The Seahawks were paced by Allens 13 points, and Greens 15 rebounds.STATS AND SCORESNov. 21 @ John Paul Franklin Co. 20 6 13 17 56 John Paul II 15 17 15 12 59 SEAHAWKS: Dwayne Griggs 7/8 2s, 1/1 FTs, 15 pts.; Leonard Green 5/10 2s, 4/6 FTs, 14 pts.; A.J. Allen 3/7 2s, 1/10 3s, 3/6 FTs, 12 pts.; Chance Buffkin 2/13 3s, 2/3 FTs, 8 pts.; Seth Rogers 1/4 3s, 3 pts.; Tre Carr 2/8 2s, 4 pts. Totals: 21/66 (32%) 17/38 2s, 4/28 3s, 10/18 FTs Rebounds: Green 14, Allen 4 Steals: Allen, Carr 3; Buffkin 2; Green, Rogers, Griggs Assists: Allen 4 Nov. 22 vs. Wakulla Wakulla 14 17 14 18 63 Franklin Co. 5 13 11 11 40 SEAHAWKS: Griggs 1/4 2s, 1/3 FTs, 3 pts.; Green 2/9 2s, 4 pts.; Allen 2/10 2s, 1/10 3s, 6/15 FTs, 13 pts.; Buffkin 1/8 3s, 3/6 FTs, 6 pts.; Rogers 1/2 FTs, 1 pt.; Carr 2/7 2s, 3/6 FTs, 7 pts.; Chase Golden 1/3 2s, 2 pts.; Rahkeim Pierce 1/2 2s, 2 pts.; Kelsey Jones 1/2 2s, 2 pts.; Holden Foley 1 /2 FTs, 1 pt. Totals: 11/59 (19 %) 9/43 2s, 2/26 3s, 16/30 FTs Rebounds: Green 15, Buffkin, Carr 6, Allen, Rogers, Golden 3 Steals: Allen, Carr 3; Rogers, Griggs 2, Green, Golden Assists: Allen, Golden Seahawks hoopsters look for rst win By David Adlerstein Times City Editor The Lady Seahawks varsity girls bas ketball team got their rst win of the year Monday, with a triumphant 68-45 away game victory over Blountstown. The win followed three opening losses for Coach Carlos Hills squad, a 44-38 loss to North Bay Haven at home Nov. 18, a 42-29 loss at John Paul II Nov. 21, and a 48-32 loss at home Nov. 22 against Wakulla. Myesha Campbell led the girls against North Bay Haven, with 14 points, fol lowed closely behind by Anna Lee with 13 points. DyShereah Key added six points, and Shelby Myers ve, as Myers fouled out. Against Wakulla, Key had ve buckets and a three-pointer, to lead the team with 13 points, while Campbell had four deuc es and a trey, for 11 points. Lee added six points, while Myers tallied two.S CORE S N ov. 18 vs. N orth Bay Haven N. Bay Haven 17 5 11 11 44 Franklin Co. 6 14 8 10 38 N ov. 22 vs. Wakulla Wakulla 16 6 12 14 48 Franklin Co. 9 12 7 4 32D AVI D A D L ER ST E I N | The Times Lady Seahawks Myesha Campbell, No. 24, left, and Anna Lee, right, await a rebound against North Bay Haven Lady Seahawks down Blountstown DAVI D AD L ER ST E I N | The Times Leonard Green has paced the Seahawks defense.

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A10| The Times Thursday, December 1, 2011 CLASSIFIEDS 36647T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL. CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 192009CA000525 XXXXXX THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-HY13, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-HY13, Plaintiff, VS. JUDITH D. HENDERSON; et al., Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated June 29, 2010 and an Order Resetting Sale dated October 24, 2011, and entered in Case No. 192009CA000525XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-HY13, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-HY13 is Plaintiff and JUDITH D. HENDERSON; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO, 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, l will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at at the Front Door of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320 at Franklin County, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 7th day of December, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOTS 4 AND 5, BLOCK 8, CITY OF APALACHICOLA, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT OF THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA IN 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. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Franklin County Courthouse. Telephone 850-653-8861 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Apalachicola, Florida, on Octo36615T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-000280-CA IN RE: FORFEITURE OF: 1995 GMC Pickup X Cab 1GTEC19KXSE527007 $2,642 U.S. Currency NOTICE OF FORFEITURE PROCEEDINGS TO: TRACY S. WILSON, any other person claiming an interest in the described property: The Sheriff of Franklin County has filed a Complaint of Judgment of Forfeiture with the Clerk of Court in Franklin County, Florida, seeking forfeiture of the following property: 1995 GMC Pickup X Cab 1GTEC19KXSE527007 $2,642 U.S. Currency The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office seized the above property on June 30, 2011, in Franklin County, Florida. The property is presently in the custody of the Sheriff of Franklin County. An Order finding probable cause and Directing Claimant to Respond has been issued by the Court. You are required to file a copy of your written defenses with the Clerk of Court and to serve a copy of your written defenses thirty (30) days from the first day of publication, on J. Patrick Floyd, Esquire, Counsel for Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, 20 Avenue D, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. Failure to file your defenses will result in a default judgment being entered against you. WITNESS my hand and the Seal of the Court this 16th day of November, 2011. Marcia Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk December 1, 8, 2011 36613T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-000303-CA IN RE: FORFEITURE OF: 1999 BUICK 1G4CW52K3X4624848 NOTICE OF FORFEITURE PROCEEDINGS TO: JAMES KRAWCZYK, any other person claiming an interest in the described property: The Sheriff of Franklin County has filed a Complaint of Judgment of Forfeiture with the Clerk of Court in Franklin County, Florida, seeking forfeiture of the following property: 1999 BUICK 1G4CW52K3X4624848 The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office seized the above property on June 13, 2011, in Franklin County, Florida. The property is presently in the custody of the Sheriff of Franklin County. An Order finding probable cause and Directing Claimant to Respond has been issued by the Court. You are required to file a copy of your written defenses with the Clerk of Court and to serve a copy of your written defenses thirty (30) days from the first day of publication, on J. Patrick Floyd, Esquire, Counsel for Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, 20 Avenue D, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. Failure to file your defenses will result in a default judgment being entered against you. WITNESS my hand and the Seal of the Court this 8th day of August, 2011. Marcia Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk December 1, 8, 2011 36611T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-000304-CA IN RE: FORFEITURE OF: 2001 TOYOTA 4 DR 4T1BG22K21U811755 and $6,619.00 U.S. Currency NOTICE OF FORFEITURE PROCEEDINGS TO: DEBRA ANN RICCIARDI, MICHAEL ANTHONY RICCIARDI, any other person claiming an interest in the described property: The Sheriff of Franklin County has filed a Complaint of Judgment of Forfeiture with the Clerk of Court in Franklin County, Florida, seeking forfeiture of the following property: 2001 Toyota 4 DR 4T1BG22K21U811755 and $6,619.00 U.S. Currency The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office seized the above property on June 21, 2011, in Franklin County, Florida. The property is presently in the custody of the Sheriff of Franklin County. An Order finding probable cause and Directing Claimant to Respond has been issued by the Court. You are required to file a copy of your written defenses with the Clerk of Court and to serve a copy of your written defenses thirty (30) days from the first day of publication, on J. Patrick Floyd, Esquire, Counsel for Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, 20 Avenue D, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. Failure to file your defenses will result in a default judgment being entered against you. WITNESS my hand and the Seal of the Court this 8th day of August, 2011. Marcia Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk December 1, 8, 2011 36583T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2009-000364 CA SUNTRUST BANK, Plaintiff, vs. NORTBERT W. KOZIATEK, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed October 24, 2011 entered in Civil Case No. 2009-000364 CA of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, St. George Island, Florida, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Appalachicola, FL. 32320 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 6th day of December, 2011 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lot 9, of Sea Pine Village, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 28, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if anv, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true and correct copy of the foregoing was mailed this 4th day of November, 2011, to all parties on the attached service lifit. Danielle N. Parsons, Esq. McCalla Raymer, LLC ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF 225 East Robinson Street, Suite 660 Orlando, FL 32801 Phone: (407) 674-1850 Fax: (321) 248-0420 Florida Bar No.: 0029364 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 11. The ADA Coordinator for the courts in Leon County is Doug Smith. He may be reached at (850) 577-4444 or through the Florida Relay Service, TDD at 1-800-955-8771. The address for the Office of Court Administration is: Leon County Courthouse, 301 S. Monroe Street, Room 225, Tallahassee, FL 32301. In all other counties in the circuit please contact the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office and ask for the ADA Coordinator. The Clerk’s number is included on each county page. November 24, December 1, 2011 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 36044T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 192009CA000657CA XXXX HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR MORTGAGEIT SECURITIES CORP. MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2007-1, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, Plaintiff(s). vs. ALBERTO F. ARAUJO; et al, Defendant(s) NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Sale will be made pursuant to an Order or Final Summary Judgment. Final Judgment was awarded on September 27, 2010 in Civil Case No. 192009CA 000657CAXXXX, of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein, HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR MORTGAGEIT SECURITIES CORP. MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2007-1, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES is the Plaintiff, and ALBERTO F. ARAUJO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ALBERTO F. ARAUJO, CASA DEL MAR SUBDIVISION ASSOCIATION, INC.; ONEWEST BANK, FSB, SUCCESSORIN-INTEREST TO INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK FSB, SUCCESSOR-IN-IN-TEREST TO INDYMAC BANK FSB, AND UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION are Defendants. The clerk of the court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on the Front Steps of the Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320 at 11:00 am on December 14, 2011 on the following described real property as set forth in said Final summary Judgment, to wit: LOT 9, CASA DEL MAR SUBDIVISION PHASE 1, A SUBDIVISION AS PER PLAT OR MAP THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, AT PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on November 8, 2011. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Court Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff(s) Aldridge Connors, LLP 7000 West Palmetto Park Rd., Suite 307 Boca Raton, FL 33433 (561) 392-6391 (561) 392-6965 Nov 24,Deckc 1, 2011

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Furnished Upstairs studioQuiet location, water & electric incl. Walk to downtown. $700 mo + dep. No pets. For appt 653-9116 or 320-1174 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. 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Call 850-653-5114 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 Medical/Health Franklin County Health Department is accepting applications for the following Selected Exempt Service position in our Apalachicola location:Community Health Nursing Director – SESReference Requisition #: 64027996-5126197320111122113006 Salary: $44,477.68 – 48,925.44 Applications will be accepted thru 12/11/2011 This position requires Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes. Apply online at https://jobs.myflorida.com or contact People First at 1-877-562-7287. ONLY online applications submitted through the People First website will be accepted for this position. Background check including fingerprinting required. The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility. Applicant must have a valid Florida driver’s license and access to transportation. Minorities strongly encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/VP Employer Lost Green Bowlegs JacketThis poor pirate has to do KP duty in only his vest because he lost his GREEN PARADE JACKET at Seafood Festival. Reward 850-243-2312 Text FL87732 to 56654 Coin & Stamp ShowDecember 3rd & 4th Fairgrounds PC Opens 9:am Free admission. 850-215-8565 Eastpoint: 24 3rd Street. At Jessie Gilbert’s House! Saturday 8:00 am-?Huge SaleCollectible dolls and doll strollers (perfect for christmas gifts), christmas items, loveseat, dryer, and lots more!!! GUN SHOWDec. 3rd & 4th Nat’l Peanut Fest. Bldg. 5622 US Hwy 231 S Dothan, Alabama OVER 275 TABLES Saturday 9-5pm Sunday 10-4pm Info: 334-279-9895 DIABETIC TEST STRIPS NEEDEDI Buy sealed, unexpired Boxes (850)710-0189 DIABETIC TEST STRIPS NEEDEDI Buy sealed, unexpired Boxes (850)710-0189 ber 24, 2011. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Court By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk SMITH, HIATT & DIAZ, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff PO BOX 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438 Telephone: (954) 564-0071 November 24, December 1, 2011 36617T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-000305-CA IN RE: FORFEITURE OF: 1994 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE 1J4FX58S3RC283587 $2,520.00 and $108.57 U.S. Currency NOTICE OF FORFEITURE PROCEEDINGS TO: MELISSA M. KIMMONS, MICHAEL S. KILGORE and EASY PAY TITLE PAWN, any other person claiming an interest in the described property: The Sheriff of Franklin County has filed a Complaint of Judgment of Forfeiture with the Clerk of Court in Franklin County, Florida, seeking forfeiture of the following property: 1994 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE 1J4FX58S3RC283587 $2,520.00 and $108.57 U.S. Currency The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office seized the above property on July 8, 2011, in Franklin County, Florida. The property is presently in the custody of the Sheriff of Franklin County. An Order finding probable cause and Directing Claimant to Respond has been issued by the Court. You are required to file a copy of your written defenses with the Clerk of Court and to serve a copy of your written defenses thirty (30) days from the first day of publication, on J. Patrick Floyd, Esquire, Counsel for Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, 20 Avenue D, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. Failure to file your defenses will result in a default judgment being entered against you. WITNESS my hand and the Seal of the Court this 8th day of August, 2011. Marcia Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk December 1, 8, 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. 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A12 | The Times Thursday, December 1, 2011 The following is the Hon or Roll for Franklin County Elementary Schools rst nine-week period. Kindergarten Ms. Bloodworth A/B: Alonah Stanley, Xavier Glass. BriAna Ev ans, Marissa Taylor, Ansley Savage, Chandler Sanders, Austin Morales, Owen Gold en, Hannah Creamer and Hayden Butler Perfect Attendance: Caleb Curry, Michael Humphries, Chandler Sand ers and Jaqueline Valencia Good Citizenship: Gaven Freeman and Bentley Bras well Ms. Broker All As: Kaden Down ing, Corbin Pritchard and James Thompson Perfect Attendance: Kaden Downing, Pamela Brindis, Gavin Millender and Emily Paterson Good Citizenship: Erica Huertos A/B: Linzi Kelley, Bricynn Kennedy, Gavin Millender, Mason Pace and Emily Pat terson Ms. Dempsey All As: Lonnie ONeal Good Citizenship: Ryan Britcher A/B: Jada Allen, Natalie Gibbons, Kirsten Martina, Alexcia McNair, Onamae Millender and Tucker Ven able Ms. Gibson A/B: Aden Bass, Monika Bell, William Chipman, Dil lon Evans, Aryauna Ben jamin, Maryssa Branch, Caitlin King, Rebecca Ma hon, Aniyah Rivera, Gavin Shelley, Harmony Malone, Kassidy Sanders and Zoe Cartiglia Perfect Attendance: Aden Bass, Maryssa Branch, William Chipman, Rebecca Mahon, Harmony Malone, Gavin Selley, Ja Marcus Turrell and Kassidy Sanders Good Citizenship: Logan Bentley and Caitlin King Ms. Cook All As: Christian Wil son, Terry Proctor, Hannah Monroe, Chase Millender and Nathan Marsh Perfect Attendance: Braydlynn Hutchins, Kay leigh Leonard, Daniel Lively and Colton Topham Good Citizenship: Jay dann Richards A/B: Brayden Hutchins, Kayleigh Leonard, Cayleigh Stephens, Max Thompson, Colton Topham and Temi Turner 1st Grade Ms. Childress All As: Emaleigh Segree Good Citizenship: Kaylee Segree A/B:l: Brooklyn Free man, Autumn Loesch, Dylan Perry, Kylie Rudd, Kaylee Segree, Ethan Shirley, Adia Siler and Kaiden Faison Ms. Ham All As: Dax Chitty, Mat thew Gordon, Ariana Tipton and Ayla Navarro Good Citizenship: Grace Carroll A/B: Demarion Burch, Grace Carroll, Marissa Gil bert, Calayia Jones, Parker Mock and Emily Smith Ms. Smith All As: Don Davis, Lucy Edwards, Emily Gragg, Tariah Jones and Tyasia Yarrell Perfect Attendance: Emma Gragg and Ryland Martina Good Citizenship: Shalyn Massey and Ethan Edge comb A/B:: Sarai Crumbliss, September Ferrell, Parker Martina, Shalyn Massey, William ONeal and Brittany Wright Ms. Vause All As: Jessie Alday, Ellis Billingsley, Kyera Crawford, Jaden Golden, Alondra Ji menez, Jaylan Prince, Evan Stanley, and Aubree Swan go-Moore Perfect Attendance: Christian Brown, Simon Garner, Jaden Golden, Jaylan Prince and Luiz Ramirez Good Citizenship: Mon tana Osorio and Matthew Harrelson A/B: Alecksus Bouze mann, Christian Brown, Simon Garner, TaShawn Jones, Luis Ramirez and William Wallace 2nd Grade Ms. Blackburn All As: Austin Segree, Ra chel Rudd, Marina ONeal, Cassandra Gibbens and Maddison Gibbens Perfect Attendance: Ar iel Johnson and Kimberly Segree Good Citizenship: Mad dison Whitten A/B: Jackson Roberson and Ariel Johnson Ms. Cumbie All As: Josh Banico, Garrison Cook, Brooklyn ONeal, Kristen Stancil and Tate Stanley Perfect Attendance: Josh Banico, Gage Boone, Alexis Britcher, Cynthia Ceron, Brooklyn ONeal, KLaun Richards, Tate Stanley, Re becca Shiver and Kristen Stancil Good Citizenship: Grace Patterson and Josh Banico A/B: Gage Boone, Brad ley Burch, Cynthia Ceron, Blakely Curry, Grace Pat terson, Mason Ray, Rebecca Shiver and Annie Smith Ms. Ford All As: Dylan Grifn, Cameron Smith, Sydney Shuman, Brianna Sutcliffe, Khiya Bell and Brendon Po lous Perfect Attendance: Jabari Edwards and Dylan Grifn Good Citizenship: Bri anna Sutcliffe A/B: Trinity Cassell, Emma Crum, Jabari Ed wards, Ava McAnally, Brantly Richards and Lee Roberts Ms. Luberto All As: Trinity Barron, Cadance Woods, Hayley Wil liams, Jerymiah Stephens, Jerymiah Stephens, Robert Nessly and Brianna Cooper Good Citizenship: Jalynn Segree A/B: Kiani Allen, Kylie Smith, Sarah Segree, Jen nifer Owens, Gage Norris, Christian Custer and Sa vannah Brannan 3rd Grade Mr. Boyd A/B: Layla Chisholm, Camron Evans, Francisco Juan and Stephen Malone Perfect Attendance: Da mon Durbin and Francisco Juan Good Citizenship: Alaina Wilson Ms. Dykes All As: Marci Kelley and Jarvis Turrell Perfect Attendance: Charles Brown, Rayna Chandler, Trey Jones, Marci Kelley, JaMela Ray and Jarvis Turrell A/B: Kerry Garner, Alex is Wheetley and Patrick Tip ton Ms. Schaffer All As: Katie Newman and Brycin Huckeba Good Citizenship: Hollie Larkin A/B: Ethan Anderson, Arryonna Cargill, Tressie Edwards, Destanie Proctor, and Clint Rester Ms. Shirley All As: Madalyn Topham Good Citizenship: Brook lyn Turner A/B: Patrick Millender, Sean Nichols, William Gray, Fred Millender and Kelson Smith 4th Grade Ms. Barber All As: Cale Barber, Darcy Kelly and Caleb Sut teneld Perfect Attendance: Isa iah Barber, Abner Ramirez and Darcy Kelly Good Citizenship: Chas ity Ard A/B: Chasity Ard, Isa iah Barber, Brandon Farr, Tommy Gragg and Abner Ramirez Ms. Clark All As: Jace Faircloth Perfect Attendance: Al lyson Emswiller, Morgan Malone, Jason White, Chan dler Wray and Nicholas Hutchins Good Citizenship: Dyna Edgecomb and Jimmy Square A/B:: Kynsie Erickson Ms. Millender All As: Justin Roberson A/B: Drake Stanley, Aleyah Roberson, Mikel Register and Takiah Ford Ms. King All As: KT Nessly, Chloe Owens, Keondre Sewell and Jacob Shirley Perfect Attendance: Jose Aguilar, Zander McCalpin, KT Nessly, Keondre Sewell, Jacob Shirley, Stephen Smith and Kaleb Foley Good Citizenship: KT Nessly A/B: Peyton Chitty, Alexy Erickson and Zander Mc Calpin 5th Grade Ms. Creamer All As: Kiana Foley and Mikalin Huckeba Perfect Attendance: Ki ana Foley, Brooke Newell, Mikalin Huckeba and Mi chael Owens Good Citizenship: Peyton Millender and Brooke New ell A/B:: Peyton Millender, Haleigh Mann, Rory Coun tryman and Mitchell Mon roe Ms. Gay All As: Hannah Hogan, Casey Riley, Ethan Riley, Tonner Segree and Beyla Walker Perfect Attendance: Ben jamin Juarez, Ethan Riley and Thomas Juan Good Citizenship: Arace ly Gallegos, Hannah Hogan, Casey Riley, Tanaya Harris, Thomas Juan and Benjamin Juarez and Beyla Walker A/B: Colby Boatwright, Aracely Gallegos, Duncan Whaley and Tanaya Harris Ms. Humble All As: Jessica Rudd Perfect Attendance: Mi chael Bentley, Edgar Ceron, Antiuana Croom, Fisher Edwards, Rufus Townsend and Lorenzo ONeal Good Citizenship: Edgar Ceron, Hunter Kelley, Pres ton Edwards, Brindlin Mon roe, Breanna Murray, Jes sica Rudd and Morgan Ray A/B: Acaleah Wallace, Fisher Edwards, Hunter Kelley, Brindlin Monroe, Lorenzo ONeal, Makenzie Shuman, Courben Monroe and Jackson Mahon. Our local real estate experts have identied what they feel are the best values around and are oering them to you in Real Estate Picks! (In this section), Discover the best real estate values in Mexico Beach, Port St. Joe, Apalachicola, Cape San Blas, St. George Island, Carrabelle and surrounding areas. Best Values on the Forgotten Coast Real Estate Picks John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.com MLS#242245 $439,900 St. George Island GULF VIEW FROM W EST PINE A V E 4 BR (2 are masters), 3-1/2 BA with extra LR/5th BR, FURNISHED, Interesting Architectural features, POOL with vinyl fencing, Enclosed outdoor shower, Screened porch, covered ground level entry, surprisingly good Gulf View! John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.com MLS#239231 $339,000 St. George Island BAY FRONT BARGAIN Attractive home with 2 spacious bedrooms & 1 bath, cedar paneled ceiling & some walls in kitchen and dining room, are new, DOCK, one acre in the East End of the island, furnished, Short Sale. The following is the hon or roll for the second sixweeks grading period at the First Baptist Christian School. Kindergarten All As: Caden Allen, Brayden Barwick, Ethan Kembro, Justin Shuman and Kiana Weeks. First Grade As and Bs: Olivia Bari neau and Skylar Layne Second Grade All As: Genesis Jones As and Bs: Carter Kem bro FIRST BAPTIST HONOR ROLL FRANKLIN COUNTY ELEMENTARY HONOR ROLL Schools



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Thursday, December 1, 2011 By Lois SwobodaTimes Staff Writer Amid controversy, the Carra belle city commission voted unani mously last month to purchase the Moore House as an anchor to the historic district. On Nov. 3, commissioners ap proved a contract to buy the 400 Marine Street home from owner James St. Clair Sr. for $200,000. The contract was signed by City Admin istrator Courtney Millender on Oct. 26, a week prior, contingent on an appraisal of the property. In this case, ipping a house proved to be a good way to make a prot. On Oct. 12, St. Clair bought the house from Centennial Bank for $90,000. The citys appraisal, prepared by Paul Hyatt of Northridge Appraisal, and received by Millen der Nov. 17, valued the property at $218,000. When the commissioners ap proved the purchase, the only available valuation of the property was an assessment of $366,000 from the Property Appraiser Doris Pendletons ofce. The purchase will be funded by proceeds from Carrabelles Community Redevelopment Area (CRA). Under the CRA program, the value of real property in a dis trict, in this case Carrabelles wa terfront and adjacent properties, is determined on a xed date and be comes the frozen tax base. The increase in total taxable property value between that base year and year two is called the increment, with tax revenue deposited into the CRAs trust fund for use in redevel -By David AdlersteinTimes City Editor Apalachicola will get its rst pediatrician next month, a veteran physician from Dothan, Ala. He will work for the Sacred Heart Medical Group out of a downtown site the group is buying. Dr. Robert A. Head is expected to begin seeing patients on Tuesday, Jan. 17, in the former GTcom building, at the corner of Avenue E and 4th Street. Were very excited to be able to provide pediatric services to Franklin County, said Paulina Pendarvis, physician and volunteer advocate for Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf. Its nice to nd a niche that needs to be lled. Building owner Harry Arnold said a purchase agreement for the building is in the works, pending city approval of a plan to allow for the new owners to pave a portion of the alley to better facilitate trafc in and out of the site. Arnold said the new owners also plan to add three windows and an exit door to the brick building, which long served as the citys telephone company ofce. City Administrator Betty Taylor Webb said the citys engineer is reviewing plans to pave 120 feet of the alleyway between 4th and 5th streets. She said approval will likely be granted, provided a pervious material is used for paving and there are no adverse effects on adjoining property owners. Head, who received a bachelors degree from the University of Loyola in New Orleans in 1969, earned his medical degree in 1973 from the University of Mississippi. He completed his pediatric internship and residency at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, The Childrens Hospital of Alabama, in 1976. Board certied by the American Board of Pediatrics and By Lois SwobodaTimes Staff Writer Members of the Apala chicola city commission continued discussions Tuesday on whether to ght Progress Energys plans to construct new transmission lines through downtown. At an executive session in the city commission cham bers, all ve commissioners met with City Attorney Pat Floyd and Tom Daly, presi dent of the Apalachicola Area Historical Society. The Society has championed the ght against the poles, which activists say will per manently detract from the historic and aesthetic char acter of the city and will de tract tourism. Fernandina Beach attor ney Arthur Buddy Jacobs, who has been working on be half of the historical society, said Tuesday that the group had not led for an injunction to have the courts put a stop to the ongoing construction project. Jacobs, who was not present for Tuesdays ex ecutive session, said he was disappointed that Progress Energy Community Rela tions Manager Bobby Pick els had conveyed in a Nov. 22 letter to Apalachicola Mayor Scrappy Seahawks, A9Carrabelle buys historic Moore HouseLOIS SWOBODA | The TimesThe Moore House at 400 Marine St.City weighs poles ghtApalachicola to gain new pediatrician By Lois SwobodaTimes Staff Writer Santa Claus arrived to a cheering crowd in Apalachicola Friday afternoon, and businesses reported excellent sales as the Christmas season formally got underway. Santa was his usual jovial self when he arrived, but this year he had a new ride. For many years, the old elf has arrived aboard the Buddys Boys shrimp boat from Ward and Sons. But this year, Kevin Martina carried him to the eager crowd in Riverside Park aboard the Irish Town II. Anita Grove, director of the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce, said, based on the count of candy canes distributed to kiddies, about 400 youngsters perched on Santas knee this year. Grove said this was about the same as last year. The line was long but moved briskly, with Santas visit lovingly arranged by volunteer Tom Loughridge. The ladies of the Philaco Womans Club were on hand to serve hot dogs, pastry and cocoa. As in the past, Pam Nobles students beguiled the crowd with their annual dance performance. In what is becoming a new tradition, both the city-owned Raney House and the state-owned Orman House were beautifully decorated and open late for tours, with costumed docents serving up wassail, wine and pastries. The ladies of the Trinity Episcopal Church, the Philaco Club and other wonderful ladies of Apalachicola Start of the seasonResidents relish Black FridayPhotos by LOIS SWOBODA | The TimesTop, Royce Rolstad Jr. listens intently to St. Nick as elf Emily Chambers waits to usher in the next supplicant seen peeking around the corner. Right, Ellen Gerstein visiting from Snellville, Ga. introduces Jilla, a three-pound toy poodle, to Makenna Bree, of Eastpoint, dressed for her dance recital, and mom Arielle Grifn. DR. RobROBERT HEadAD See PolOLEsS A5 See MooOORE A5 See FRidaIDA Y A2 See pPEdiaDIA TRiICiaIAN A2Opinion . . . . . . ............ A4 Society . . . . . . ............ A6 Faith . . . . . . . .............. A7 Outdoors . . . . . . ........... A8 Sports . . . . . . . ............. A9 Tide Chart . . . . . ......... A11 Classieds . . . ...... A12-A13 EE astpoint C C hristmas celebration tonightSanta will be in Eastpoint at the Eastpoint Pavilion on Patton Drive tonight from 6 8 p.m. Come decorate the Christmas tree, enjoy holiday cheer and see Santa. For information call 653-5596.St. George Island lights up FridayThe annual Island Lights festivities begin at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at midisland in the St. George Lighthouse Park. The onemile Jingle Jog starts at 5 p.m. on the bike path in front of the park and proceeds through the business district. No fee. Its a fun run and everyone is welcome! All runners receive Santa hats for their heads and jingle bells for their shoes. Come a little before 5 p.m. to sign in. Santa will arrive by re engine around 6 p.m. Snacks, coffee and hot chocolate will be served. View lighting of the island palms at sundown. For more information, see www.SGILights.com or call 927-7744.Holiday Fresh Market on SaturdayThe Holiday Fresh Market featuring handmade, fresh products, locally-made baked goods and natural creations takes place on Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Apalachicola. Hassle-free holiday shopping where youll nd unique gifts. For information call 653-9419.Orman House CC hristmas tea 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 this Sunday, Dec. 4, from 2 4 p.m. Make reservations by calling Carrie Kienzle at 370-5155. Tickets available at church ofce, the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce or from members of Trinitys congregation. 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LocalA2 | The Times Thursday, December 1, 2011 AFFORDABLE GREATER APALACHICOLA3 BR/2BA 1142 sq.ft home with large fenced back yard, storage building. Great condition at a great price!MLS# 244700.................$115,000 Travis Stanley 850.653.6477 Grayson Shepard 850.653.6718 Kim Davis 850.653.6875NEW LISTING! ST. GEORGE ISLAND Bayview home nestled on a private lot. 3BR/2Ba with open deck, expansive windows, sun room, screened porch, very tidy. MLS# 245514...........$299,000 COMMERCIAL APALACHICOLATwo commercial lots for sale in Apalachicola on the corner of Commerce and Penton St. Great location, one block of Hwy 98, near all the best shops and restaurants in Apalach!MLS# 244870..............$150,000NEW LISTING! ST. GEORGE ISLAND Beachview just half a block to the beach! 3 BR/2 BA, classic beach cottage with great decks, loft, widows walk. Right on beach access, popular rental! MLS#245466..................$349,000CHARMING PRE-CONSTRUCTION ST. GEORGEISLANDGulf view 3 BR/2BA, lovely front porch, bead board cabinets, granite countertops, hardiboard, metal roof. Built by Galloway Construction MLS# 245564.................$289,000GREATER APALACHICOLAEnjoy quiet country living on 3.75 acres. Lovely custom built 3BR/2.5 BA home with many upgrades Jacuzzi, deck, large walk in closet. 1600 sq.ft. outbuilding on concrete pad.MLS# 244666.................$275,000 Leon Teat 850.653.5656 Jamie Crum 850.370.0835 Sandy Mitchem 850.899.8300 THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWNWeems Memorial Hospital is proud to announce the return of Southland Emergency Medical Services of Fl physicians:Timothy Adamcryk, MD Garrett Chumney, MD Patrick Conrad, MD Paul Hart, MD Nathaniel Hawkins, MD Vincent Ivers, MD Joda Lynn, MD Franz Plum, MD24 hour Emergency Services, Acute In-Patient Care, Swingbed Rehabilitation Program, Diagnostic and Surgical Services135 Avenue G Apalachicola, Fl 32320 (850) 653-8853Our mission is to improve the health status of the residents and visitors to Franklin County, by providing quality, compassionate, cost effective and convenient health care through community leadership and in collaboration with other healthcare organizations which serve our communities. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTCITY OF APALACHICOLA, FLORIDAThe Apalachicola Board of Adjustment will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 at 5:00 PM at City Hall, Community Center Meeting Room, 1 Bay Avenue, Apalachicola, Florida to address the following variance requests and receive citizen comments relating to proposed new construction on the parcels listed below. A Special Meeting will immediately follow. The following variance request items will be discussed and considered: 1.Proposed new construction of a garage on the parcel located at the corner of Avenue G and 17th Street (R-1 Single Family Residential), more specically described as Block 17, Lots 1&2 into the required 15 side setback from 17th Street. Applicant is requesting approval of a 5 side setback. 2.Proposed new construction of a storage shed on the parcel located at Ave D & 7th St (R-1 Single Family Residence), more specically described as Block 23, Lots 9 & 10 into the required 15 side setback from 7th Street. Applicant is requesting approval of a 5 side setback. The Apalachicola Land Development Code allows for variance when special circumstances, conditions and/or undue hardships are determined. All interested parties are encouraged to attend and be heard with respect to this request. For further information, contact the Apalachicola Administrative and Community Development Ofce, 1 Avenue E, Apalachicola, Florida 850-653-9319. decorated the houses and provided refreshments for an antebellum Christmas celebration, said Ranger Mike Kinnett. Kinnett said around 200 people toured the house and botanical garden. The garden paths were lit up for the event and bedecked with red velvet and greenery. This year, Orman House had some unexpected guests. Several descendents of the Orman family arrived bearing information and gifts. Arlene Delleur, daughter of Iona Mary Andrews, who lived in the house until the 1990s, brought several antique ornaments for the Christmas tree along with pictures and an archive tracking the clan back to Switzerland in the 1500s. She cautioned Kinnett to take good care of the artifacts. Spiritual powers run in our family, she told him. I could make you uncomfortable. Arlenes brother Paul Andrews also visited. Margaret Wadsmund, granddaughter of Iona Mary Andrews and daughter of Mary Iona Grubbs, the family historian, also brought pictures including an aerial photograph of Apalachicola, circa 195,0 and a large photo of the Second annual dinner of the collectors of customs of the U.S., 1914. Kinnett said he is trying to put together a collection of current family pictures as well as compile a family tree. As always, Black Friday was a boon to downtown merchants. Amy Friedman, owner of the Green Door, said she had record sales. a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Head moved to Dothan in July 1976 to establish Southeastern Pediatric Associates. Pendarvis said Head owns a home on St. George Island, and will oversee an ofce open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. She said the practices owner, Sacred Heart Medical Group, is in the process of hiring an advanced registered nurse practitioner or a physician assistant for the ofce. She also noted the medi cal group is considering an application to become certied as a Rural Health Clinic, a federal designa tion designed to improve access to primary care in underserved rural areas. Such clinics qualify for higher reimbursements from Medicare and Med icaid and are required to use a team approach of physicians and midlevel practitioners such as nurse practitioners, physician as sistants and certied nurse midwives to provide ser vices. Rules would require the clinic to be staffed at least 50 percent of the time with a midlevel practitioner and to provide outpatient primary care services and basic laboratory services. PEDIATRICIAN from page A1 FRIDAY from page A1 SPECIAL TO THE TT IMEs S After participating in the annual toy run for motorcyclists Nov. 19, Tony and Aimee Sapp, at right, Scott Overstreet and Al and Heidi London, at left, took time to visit the Three Servicemen Detail in Apalachicola. The Sapps, Overstreet and the Londons were among several dozen bikers who made the trip from Carrabelle to the botanical garden in Apalachicola to support the Franklin County Toy Project. Each participant donated $10 or a toy. The group was greeted by Toy Project volunteers who provided them with a fried chicken picnic. Jay Abbott and Clarice Powell organized this years toy run. Beth Brinkley is the person coordinating the toy project.Bikers boost county Toy Project In keeping with tradition, Pam Nobles dance students performed for the crowd waiting to see Santa.

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LocalThe Times | A3Thursday, December 1, 2011 Arrest REPORTThe 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. 21 Hugh D. Smith, 42, Apalachicola, violation of probation (FCSO) Thaddeus M. Brett, 44, Alligator Point, grand theft (FCSO) Gervane D. Hunter, 38, Tallahassee, violation of probation (FCSO) Nov. 22 William E. Bray, 31, Apalachicola, two counts felony passing worthless bank checks (FCSO) Nov. 23 Donnie W. Anderson, 42, Panama City, failure to appear (FCSO) James E. Gharst, 27, Apalachicola, failure to appear (FCSO) James E. McCord, 56, Eastpoint, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon (CPD) Nov. 24 Steve A. Johns, 53, Eastpoint, discharging a rearm in public (FCSO) Nov. 26 Zachary P. Tarantino, 23, Carrabelle, possession of cannabis, possession of paraphernalia and resisting ofcer with violence (CPD) Laura J. Harris, 52, Blakely, Ga., domestic battery (APD) Frederick D. Smith, 70, Apalachicola, domestic battery (APD) Christopher J. Jones, 47, Apalachicola, possession of paraphernalia, disorderly intoxication, possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis, introduction of contraband into a correctional facility and resisting officer without violence (APD) Gaye P. Lass, 57, Carrabelle, DUI and refusal to submit to breath test (CPD) Nov. 28 Tammi J. Bloomeld, 50, Apalachicola, petit theft (FCSO) Nov. 29 Kimberly A. Burch, 24, Apalachicola, felony passing worthless bank checks (FCSO) News BRIEFSCarrabelle seniors host SSaturday night danceA dance will be held Saturday evening, Dec. 3, at the Carrabelle Senior Center. The dance starts at 7 p.m. and admission is free. Music will be provided by local disc jockey Ron Vice, serving up a lively mix of Big Band dance tunes and mellow pop hits. Come down to the Senior Center, at 201 NW Avenue F, on the corner of 1st Street and NW Avenue F in downtown Carrabelle this Saturday night to dance or just to listen to the music! For more information on the dance and other activities at the Senior Center visit www. CarrabelleSeniorCenter. comAHSS Class of 1981 hold SSaturday reunionOn Saturday,. Dec. 3 the Apalachicola High School class of 1981 will meet at 8 p.m. at the Fort Coombs Armory to celebrate 30 years of friendship, fellowship and success. All classmates and friends are invited. Please bring your favorite snack. Donations will be accepted at the door. For more information call 653-5850 or visit www.facebook.com/ groups/190669727622121/.EExtension ofce offers listening session T T uesdayThe Franklin County UF/IFAS Extension Program is currently developing a long-term plan covering the next four years. As part of this effort it is holding Listening Sessions around the county to get public comments and suggestions on the types of educational programs residents would like the program to deliver. The next Listening Session is Tuesday, Dec. 6 for all interested parties to provide comments and suggestions on future programming efforts for the folks of Franklin County. The session will begin at 6 p.m. at the Eastpoint Volunteer Fire Department, 24 6th St., and will end at approximately 7:30 p.m. These listening sessions are open to the public. For more information, contact the extension ofce at 6539337.TT obacco-FFree partnership to meet Dec. 14There will be a TobaccoFree Franklin Partnership Coalition Meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 14. The meeting will be held at the Franklin County Health Department, at 139 12th St., from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the second oor conference room. For more information, call 653-2111 ext. 123.

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OpinionA4 | The Times USPS 027-600Published every Thursday at 129 Commerce St. Apalachicola, FL 32329 VP/Publisher: Karen Hanes Editor: Tim Croft POSTMASTER: Send address change to: The Apalachicola Times P.O. Box 820 Apalachicola, FL 32329 Phone 850-653-8868 PERIODICAL RATE POSTAGE PAID AT APALACHICOLA, FL 32329 WEEKLY PUBLISHING SUBSCRIPTIONS PAYABLE IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY $24.15 year $15.75 six months OUT OF COUNTY $34.65 year $21 six monthsHome delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. TO ALL ADVERTISERSIn case of error or omissions in advertisements, the publishers do not hold themselves liable for damage further than the amount received for such advertisement. The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely asserts; the printed word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word is lost; the printed word remains. Circulation: 1-800-345-8688 Formerly The Apalachicola TimesThursday, December 1, 2011By Williams Scott and Charles ElliottSpecial to the Times Welcome to the Veterans Corner, a new recurring feature courtesy of the Apalachicola Times. This place is provided so that we of the Franklin County Veterans Service Ofce can reach out and inform veterans and their families of current policy and upcoming changes to veterans benets. The Veterans Service ofce came to be because Florida statutes established that counties can establish an ofce for the purpose to aid and assist the veterans, male and female, who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and their dependents, in presenting claims for and securing such compensation, hospitalization and other benets or privileges to which said veterans are or may become entitled under any federal or state law or regulation by reason of their service in the Armed Forces of the United States (FL Statutes Title XX Veterans Section 292.05). What we can do for you and your family is assist in navigating the rocks and shoals of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs policies and procedures. We are trained in the claims process and have the time and resources to assist you or your family in ling claims for benets. Future columns will inform you of specic benets available to veterans and their families. The Franklin Counties Veterans Service Ofce is located on the rst oor, Room 103, of the Franklin County courthouse. We can be reached at 6538096 Monday through Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Thursday from 1 to 4:30 p.m. On Thursday morning we are in Lanark Village and Carrabelle. William Scott is Franklin Countys veterans service ofcer, and Charles Elliott is his assistant.Special to The TimesFlorida veterans of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, who joined the military before completing high school, can obtain their high school diploma thanks to the Florida Veteran Diploma Program, sponsored by the Florida Department of Education in partnership with the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs. As our nation pays homage to past and current members of the military, I am proud that we can recognize our distinguished military veterans by granting them a high school diploma, said Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson. Our veterans have sacriced so much for our freedoms, and this is but a small token of appreciation for their courage and sacrice at a time when our country needed them. Florida is the most veteranfriendly state in the nation, said Mike Prendergast, executive director of the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs. As we honor Floridas more than 1.6 million veterans on Veterans Day, we salute the Department of Education for remembering the sacrices of our wartime veterans through this worthwhile program. Veterans who were honorably discharged, are current residents of Florida, were inducted into military service prior to completing graduation requirements and meet the additional criteria below are eligible for their high school diploma: W orld War II veterans must have started high school between 1937 and 1946, been scheduled to graduate from high school between 1941 and 1950 and were inducted into military service between Sept. 16, 1940, and Dec. 31, 1946. K orean Conict veterans must have started high school between 1946 and 1950, scheduled to graduate from high school between 1950 and 1954 and were inducted into military service between June 27, 1950, and Jan. 31, 1955 V ietnam War veterans must have been inducted into military service during the Vietnam Era between Feb. 28, 1961, through May 7, 1975. The Departments of Education and Veterans Affairs are available to assist veterans through the application process to obtain their diploma. For more information about the Florida Veteran Diploma Program, visit www.doe.org/ workforce/veteran-diploma.asp. Interested veterans should contact Gayle Manley with the Dept. of Education at gayle. manley@doe.org or by calling 245-9057 or Ed Ortiz with the Florida Dept. of Veterans Affairs at ortize@fdva.state..us or by calling 727-319-7400. I am sure you will recall that I have been active in the Franklin County Republican Committee for a number of years. As a result of my involvement with Republican activities, I receive a lot of telephone calls from local citizens. Most recent calls concern the Republican Presidential Preference Primary Election to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, and specically, how the caller can participate in this election. I advise my callers that they must be registered as a Republican to vote in this most important election and they must be registered as a Republican before Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. I think most will agree that whomever the Republicans select will be the next President of the U.S. So, if one has a favorite Republican candidate and would like to see their candidate advance to the general election, be registered as a Republican before Jan. 3, 2012. Thank you for sharing this information with your readers. Sincerely,Willie NorredThe Apalachicola and Carrabelle Times would like to extend a warm invitation to all elementary school children and their families to start working on Letters to Santa, to be collected the week of Dec. 12-16 and published in our Dec. 22 issue. This need not be a required school assignment, although we welcome the assistance of teachers and staff. What we are looking for are letters from children, young and hopeful, who believe in Santa and want to express their feelings. Gifts are nice, but most importantly, what can Santa Claus do to make life wonderful next year for you and your family? Any questions? Call us at 653-8868. A mailbox is at the Times ofce, 129 Commerce Street, to drop off your letters. Merry Christmas! Editors note: The following article has been circulating widely on the Internet, although there does not seem to be any one author to whom it can be attributed. It was brought to our attention by Pam Brownell, the countys director of emergency management. We offer it as food for thought this holiday season. As the holidays approach, the giant Asian factories are kicking into high gear to provide Americans with monstrous piles of cheaply produced goods merchandise that has been produced at the expense of American labor. This year will be different. This year Americans will give the gift of genuine concern for other Americans. There is no longer any excuse that, at gift giving time, nothing can be found that is produced by American hands. Its time to think outside the box. Who says a gift needs to t in a shirt box, wrapped in Chinese produced wrapping paper? Everyone yes, everyone gets their hair cut. How about gift certicates from your local American hair salon or barber? Gym membership? Its appropriate for all ages who are thinking about some health improvement. Who wouldnt appreciate getting their car detailed? Small, American-owned detail shops and car washes would love to sell you a gift certicate or a book of gift certicates. Are you one of those extravagant givers who think nothing of plunking down their Benjamins on a Chinese made at-screen? Perhaps that grateful gift receiver would like his driveway sealed, or lawn mowed for the summer, or driveway plowed all winter, or games at the local golf course. There are a bazillion owner-run restaurants, all offering gift certicates. If your intended isnt the fancy eatery sort, what about a halfdozen breakfasts at the local breakfast joint. Remember, this isnt about big national chains -this is about supporting your hometown Americans with their nancial lives on the line to keep their doors open. How many people couldnt use an oil change for their car, truck or motorcycle, done at a shop run by the American working man? Thinking about a heartfelt gift for mom? Mom would love the services of a local cleaning lady for a day. My computer could use a tune-up, and I know I can nd some young guy who is struggling to get his repair business up and running. OK, you were looking for something more personal. Local crafts people spin their own wool and knit them into scarves. They make jewelry, and pottery and beautiful wooden boxes. Plan your holiday outings at local, owneroperated restaurants and leave your server a nice tip. And, how about going out to see a play or concert at your hometown theatre? Musicians need love too, so nd a venue showcasing local bands. Honestly, do you really need to buy another 10,000 Chinese lights for the house? When you buy a $5 string of light, about 50 cents stays in the community. If you have those kinds of bucks to burn, leave the mailman, trash guy or babysitter a nice BIG tip. You see, Christmas is no longer about draining American pockets so that China can build another glittering city. Christmas is now about caring about US, encouraging American small businesses to keep plugging away to follow their dreams. And, when we care about other Americans, we care about our communities, and the benets come back to us in ways we couldnt imagine. This is the new American Christmas. Spread the Christmas cheer here.By Caty GreeneSpecial to the Times Some authors just catch my eye as the librarian.Well, thats not really true. Both of these authors, Richard Hawke and John Hart, were recommended by patrons, but they do show up on the same shelf in the adult ction. Richard Hawkes Speak of the Devil has been in the library for a few years, and has been joined by Cold Day in Hell and House of Secrets. The rst two feature a savvy, irreverent Fritz Malone, who falls into that beloved protagonist category of noir P.I. and decent guy, according to Susan Isaacs, another New York City-based novelist (the library has eight of her books). Violence and suspense are the welldelivered fare. These books sound very close to little-known but patron-popular author, Peter Spiegelman, whose books Black Maps and Deaths Little Helper were great additions to the collection in years past. Spiegelman is reasonably unknown, but was recommended, and the books donated, by an avid reader from St. George Island. He has a new release, Thick as Thieves, which I highly recommend. It just shows you dont have to read Lee Child or Michael Connelly exclusively. Hawkes third and newest book is about a U.S. senator who gets in a little trouble dead girl, ruined political career, the usual. In this political season, this might be a good read. John Hart is the author of three bestsellers, The King of Lies, Down River and The Last Child. Hart is the only author to win the best novel Edgar Award for consecutive novels. A Southerner, Hart is geographically and culturally different from Hawke. The King of Lies takes place in a small, moneyed Southern town, where the patriarch is found murdered and the family secrets begin to surface. Down River, winner of a 2008 Edgar, takes place in Rowan County, North Carolina. Adam, having been hounded out of the only home hes has ever known, returns to a town that does not welcome him back. Murders and complex characters create a very enjoyable read. This sounds like another Deep South author, Ace Atkins (the library has seven of his, including his new book The Ranger). In The Last Child, 13-year-old Johnny experiences the disappearance of his twin sister, Alyssa. His search for her takes him to the dark side of town. No one else believes that Alyssa is still alive, but Johnny is certain she is. Hart has been compared to Scott Turow (the library has 11 of his books) and Raymond Chandler (the library recently purchased two volumes of his best known writings). These four authors, Hawke, Hart, Spiegelman and Atkins offer escapes to the big city or the country town. depending on your mood. Come by and check them out. Caty Greene is the librarian for the Apalachicola Municipal Library. To reach her, call 653-8436. VETERa A NS CORNER@THE LIBRaARY Caty GreeneA new column, devoted to veterans LETTERRegister now to vote in primary Christmas 2011: Birth of a new tradition Escape with four popular crime novelists Florida diploma program honors veterans All I want for Christmas ...

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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. Van Johnson the company must respectfully decline to further delay the project to replace the transmission lines downtown. City com missioners had voted unani mously last month to ask Progress for a 90-day mora torium on the project in or der to give both sides time to consider a plan to possibly bury the lines underground or re-route them away from downtown. At this time, the proj ect is more than 60 percent complete with 21 of the 33 structures already re placed, wrote Pickels. A delay of three months would result in demobilization and remobilization within our contracts, resulting in sig nicantly higher costs to the project. Jacobs said he thought the citys request was quite reasonable and Im hopeful that these people will see the wisdom of what the city asked them to do. At a special meeting of the city commission Friday, Johnson called for the exec utive session to discuss the installation of transmission lines through the city behind closed doors. Commissioners met at noon Friday to hear a plea from Daly to support an in junction against Progress that would temporarily block installation of the pow er poles. City Attorney Pat Floyd attended the special meeting via telephone. About 70 Apalachicola residents were present, all echoing Dalys request for the city to support the planned injunction. Daly told commissioners the most important break through to date in the battle with Progress was a letter from the city to the company requesting the 90-day mora torium. Daly said he was disappointed Progress had refused to comply with the request. Daly told commissioners he hoped the county com mission and Tourist Devel opment Council would offer support of the injunction too. Consider joining this in junction, he said. Look at this thing factually and in the best interests of the city. We have friends out there and we have raised a signicant amount of money in a fairly short time. We have money coming in from all over. Lynn Wilson Spohrer, owner of Coombs House Inn and long active in the restoration of several his toric Apalachicola build ings, asked commissioners for support. She said that beyond their concerns over property values, protestors were standing up for a prin ciple being lost across the country. She said the poles would drive visitors away from Franklin County. Spohrer suggested the lines intended for ve poles running along Water Street be buried and the city giv en 30 years to pay for the change. Only Commissioner Jim my Elliot came out in strong support of the protestors. As far as Im concerned, Im with you, he said, compar ing the battle against Prog ress to the Alamo and the last stand of the 300 Spartans at Demopolis. Commissioners Brenda Ash and Frank Cook spoke little during the meeting, and Commissioner Mitchell Bartlett was not present. Daly insisted the city ran no risk by supporting the in junction. I dont know of any law suit with no risk, Floyd cau tioned. Even if there are risks there are compelling rea sons to take a risk, Daly replied. Floyd said the Florida Public Service Commission makes the actual decision about where lines should be placed underground. He pointed out that a bond is normally required during an injunction and that the loser of a suit might be responsible for the winning attorneys fees. Downtown property own er George Mahr suggested that since Apalachicola is a cultural asset, it was in the best interest of all Florida citizens to preserve it, and for that reason all Progress customers should share the burden of burying the lines. Johnson asked Daly how it was possible that last year an attorney for the historical society said nothing could be done and a new attor ney now insists there are grounds for an injunction. Daly said Jacobs has taken more time to investi gate the situation. (There are) things done illegally and wrongfully that we have documentation, Daly said. And we have documenta tion of health issues. The mayor said I dont want to rush into anything because only fools rush in. Today I havent heard any thing but a bunch of pas sion. He suggested people vote on a referendum to impose a sales tax in order to pay for buried lines. Members of the audience responded there was no time for such a vote with new poles being erected daily. When I am sick, I go to my doctor, said Carrie Kienzle. When I want a ne meal, I go to a restaurant. I get my chance to vote as a democracy every four years, and then I expect you to inform yourself and make a decision. Elliott said he did not be lieve the general public was aware of everything that went on with poles. Following Tuesdays ex ecutive session, in which no formal action was taken, Johnson reiterated his sup port for burying the lines underground, as well as his questioning of the possible costs. He said Progress has given the city a nonbinding quote that burying the lines would cost more than $15 million, more than 10 times the $1.3 million the company said was the cost of putting in the overhead lines. Johnson said Progress has told the city that it would cost $200,000 to come up with a specied, guaranteed price for the underground lines, and the city would then have two months to come up with necessary funding. Lets focus on how to come up with the money, on how to make this happen, said Johnson. At the end of the day thats what its go ing to take to get those lines buried. Somebodys going to have to pay. opment projects within the CRA district. Carrabelles CRA was created in 1992 and, in the past, has been used to build a dock and pavilion on Ma rine St. and landscape along U.S. Highway 98. In a report distributed at the citys Nov. 3 meeting, Ta mara Allen, organizer of the Carrabelle Waterfront Part nership, called the house the citys most historically signicant structure and an important anchor for the historic district. The hill the Moore House sits on is an ancient sand dune and was the site of the Seminole Fort, part of the Forbes Purchase made long before Florida became a state in 1845, Allen wrote. The original house was rst deeded in 1851 and the property was site of Car rabelles only documented Civil War battle. The cur rent house was built around 1900 and, according to Allen, is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places. Her report said the house was later used as a sig nal tower by the National Weather Service and by the Coast Guard to y weather ags to alert the population. Because of its historical signicance, Carrabelle has long hoped to purchase the property, which is mentioned in the citys 2008 vision and implementation plan. At the Nov. 3 meeting, Allen said she and other volunteers would work dili gently to acquire grants to renovate the house if the city purchased it. Commissioner Cal Allen said the house was a poten tial source of revenue and could become a venue for weddings and small confer ences. He envisioned it sur rounded by a botanical gar den and walking paths. Although she later voted in favor of the purchase, Commissioner Brenda La Paz criticized the plan to buy the property, saying Seacrest Realty, Centen nial Bank and St. Clair had worked together to sell the house to the city at an in ated price. Its scandalous and its outrageous that the city of Carrabelle and this commis sion have been manipulated and pressured with time constraints by Centennial Bank, Seacrest Realty and Mr. St. Clair, she said. Centennial Bank represen tatives have been aware for some time that the city of Carrabelle has been inter ested in this property. La Paz pointed out that St. Clair owns the building leased by Janalyn Dowden for the Seacrest Realtys of ces. She said that within a week of St. Clairs purchase, a representative of Seacrest Realty began to pressure the city and commissioners into an overnight purchase of Moore House. The contract for pur chase specied the city had 21 days to inspect the house and approve the purchase. The commissioners met on day eight of this period. I think we should be allowed a little more time to investigate grant availability as well as private dona tions, La Paz said. City Attorney Dan Hart man said since the city had a contract to buy the house, refusal to approve the purchase would be the equivalent of making a counteroffer. David Butler, chairman of the citys economic de velopment council, urged commissioners to approve the purchase. If we let the contract expire at the 21 days, I would fully expect Mr. St. Clair to sell the property to the best and highest bidder, he said. Commissioner Charlotte Schneider said she was rst to learn St. Clair had bought the Moore House, and then approached him to ask what his plans were for it. He told her he intended to renovate it and live there. Schneider said she then asked St. Clair if he would consider selling the property to the city be cause of its historical sig nicance, and said she did not believe St. Clair bought the property with the intent of reselling it. At the Nov. 3 meeting, Mark Rocha, a home inspec tor, told commissioners the house had been vandalized and was in need of numer ous repairs, including xing holes in the roof and re pairing cut wiring. He said it probably contained lead paint, that the windows and doors would need custommade 7-foot replacements and the outside stairs lead ing to the house were un stable and dangerous. On the positive side, Ro cha said he found no active termite infestations, and in terior damage was limited. Not everyone at the meeting thought purchas ing Moore House was a wise investment. Former City Commissioner Gatha na Parmenas said complet ing renovations would be expensive. Im no expert, but it looks to me like you will need $30,000 to $40,000 just to make it safe enough to keep boarded up, she said. I dont know of any tenant who would want to rent it. This is a huge, long-term commitment. Parmenas said there was more to consider than immediate repairs, includ ing removal of lead paint that could cost $25,000. The place is not insulated, she said. I think you will need $250,000 in grants. You are running in the red. Youve only got 1,200 people who live in town. Weve all got to pay some of the heaviest taxes in the state. This could be a historic opportunity but it could also wind up being a white el ephant if you dont get the grant money, she said. She said, if the house was purchased, the city will own another building for which it has no immedi ate use and, if it is xed up, its going to be in competi tion with private enterprise. Carrabelle has now taken possession of the property following the Nov. 21 closing. Millender said utilities will not be turned on initially. MOORE from page A1 POLES from page A1The Times | A5

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A6 | The Times Thursday, December 1, 2011 PETOFTHEWEEK Franklin County Humane Society Qualications: Expertise in: Now Accepting AppointmentsCall Toll Free 888-681-5864 For more info www.seclung.com Lung Disease SpecialistRob Garver, MDNow Seeing Patients in Port St. Joe NOW BCBS-FL IN-NETWORK PROVIDER HANDMADE BASKETS FOR THE HOLIDAYS67 Commerce Street ApalachicolaWhile enjoying the Holiday Fresh Market, please join Dee Grinenko for a demonstration and sale of hand-woven brown ash baskets.Saturday, December 3rd 10:00 to 4:00 Perfect for gift-giving! Special orders accepted. Downtown ooks Sherrie Silva, Bubba Jones wedMr. and Mrs. James F. Silva, Sr. of Apalachicola are happy to announce the marriage of their daughter, Sherrie Reenea, to Marion Bubba Jones, son of Marion and Helen Jones of Fernandina Beach. The marriage was celebrated at Cape San Blas on Friday, Nov. 18. The newlyweds will reside in Eastpoint.Bailey Duggar to turn 12On Saturday, Dec. 3, Bailey Duggar will celebrate his 12th birthday with family and friends. He is having a Fear Factor party at 3 p.m. in Eastpoint at his house. Baileys parents are Shawn and Heather Carpenter of Eastpoint. Maternal grandparents are the late Larry Duggar of Orange and Dale and Debra Turner of Eastpoint. Paternal grandparents are Shorty and Angie Shiver of Eastpoint. Maternal great-grandmother is the late Mable Duggar of Apalachicola. We love you Bubba!Love, Mama, Shawn and PaytpaytThe Can the Fines program offered by Franklin County Public Library will help many of the needy in our community through Dec. 16. If a patron has an overdue fee, he or she can choose to donate a nonperishable item in exchange for $1 off their ne at both the Eastpoint and Carrabelle branches. You may donate items even if you dont have a ne. All food items will be given to area food pantries for distribution to those needy families before the holiday season. The Eastpoint library staff eagerly looks forward to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays, when children ages 5 to 12 have been coming in for Cooking with Ms. Suzanne to learn simple cooking recipes and safety in the kitchen. If your child has shown interest in food preparation at home, this would be a terric and free way to offer a fun and educational experience. Hurry to sign up, because the classes stay full. Please stop by or call the Eastpoint branch 670-8151, ext. 202. When you stop at either branch of the library, check out some of our new titles. Bill OReillys Killing Lincoln, Janet Evanovichs Explosive Eighteen, books about Steve Jobs and the DVD Water for Elephants are some of the latest items on our shelves. For more information about library hours and programs, please call either the Eastpoint branch at 670-8151 or the Carrabelle branch at 6972366.Jennifer Reeves, Chris Millender to wedChris Millender and Jennifer Reeves would like to announce their upcoming marriage. Chris is the son of Clyde and Marion Millender of Carrabelle. Jennifer is the daughter of the late Jim Reeves of Crawfordville and Teresa Williams of Tallahassee. The ceremony will take place at the Carrabelle United Methodist Church on Saturday, Dec. 10, at noon, followed by a small reception directly after in the church fellowship hall. All friends and family are invited. Society Your County LIbrBRArR Y Fifty-four was the magic number at the Thanksgiving Dinner at Chillas Hall. We had a great afternoon! Lots of good food to go along with the turkey and dressing. Thanks to our faithful volunteers and those who brought dishes to share, and thanks to Cheryl for the turkeys. Some long-time friends of mine gave me some oysters, so I made my oyster dressing. Hope you can make it next year. Although the Senior Center is closed during December, we still have Monday night bingo. Early bird at 6 p.m. then regular at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Hope to see you there! Dont forget Wednesday night bingo at Chillas Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. We always have a good time, and we always have coffee, soft drinks and cookies. You really should join us! Good news! I nally got in touch with Arline Falin. She went to her son Toms house for turkey and a visit. Arline said hello! Her assisted living home is just a mile from Tom and Diane. Bob Falin, on the other hand, is in an assisted living facility in Lake City. He, too, is as well as can be expected. Was sure good to talk to Arline. Ahoy Mates! Holiday on the Harbor will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10, complete with the Parade of Lights boat parade and reworks on the Carrabelle riverfront along Marine Street. Come on down and enjoy! Pray for Maxie Carrolls eternal peace and for strength for her family. Maxie was a good friend and neighbor of mine. Be kind to one another, check in on the sick and housebound. Keep Christ in Christmas. Until next time, God bless America, our troops, the poor, homeless and hungry, and dont forget the Toys for Tots collection boxes throughout the county.Faithful volunteers make for great dinner LANArRK NEWsS Jim Welsh Happy BIrR THdDAY Weddings and EENGAGEmMENTsS

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The Times | A7Thursday, December 1, 2011 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. 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 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 FaithOn Sunday afternoon, Big Bend Hospice hosted the annual Service of Remembrance in Riverfront Park in Apalachicola, a service meant to bring hope to those who have lost a loved one. The Rev. Ed Lyon, hospice chaplain, led the service, with the Rev. Craig Hicks, of the Living Waters Assembly of God, and the Rev. Themo Patriotis, of the First United Methodist Church, also offering words of comfort. Music was provided by Stef Tassos-Wohlsifer. Once again, worshipers were invited to participate in the Remembrance with seashells. Shells are placed in a toy boat symbolizing hope in honor of those who have lled our heart with good and happy memories. The ceremony closed with the Litany of Hope, reminding the gathering that As those who know grief as well as hope, as those who know darkness as well as light, we offer thanks for the opportunity to remember the one we love. We draw strength in knowing that we are not alone on the journey of embracing life. We gain hope in learning how to continue to celebrate the life of the one we will love forever, for we have seen too many stars to let the dark overwhelm us.A letter from heavenIts been a long time since we were together. I miss you all so much. Its alright up here. Me and the angels are still singing up here. We are going to have a birthday party on Nov. 25. On that day we be singing, One Day at a Time, and Walking Around Heaven. Hes Sweet, I Know, Try Jesus and Im a Living Testimony. Tell Brown and Duke to send me my gift care of P.O. Box Heaven Gate.To my Mother Eula Rochelle, from your son Elder Larry Brown From Staff ReportsOrmans Christmas teaOnce 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 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. Attendance is limited, so make reservations by calling Carrie Kienzle at 370-5155. Tickets are available at the church ofce and the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce, or from members of Trinitys congregation. Funds support the annual Tour of Homes.Enchanted EveningDont miss An Enchanting Evening, featuring a Christmas dinner at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Apalachicola. Tickets are $12. Call 653-8602 for tickets.Playhouse rafe for toy driveRafe tickets are now on sale for a chance to win a playhouse. Constructed by inmates at Bay City Work Camp, the playhouse is fullsize and painted red, white and blue. Tickets are $5, or three for $10, with all proceeds going to the countys annual toy drive for needy children. The drawing will be Dec. 23. Tickets are available at Centennial Banks in Eastpoint, Apalachicola, Carrabelle and St. George Island, Handmade in Apalach, the Butler Agency in Eastpoint and Franklins Promise at the Community Service Center in Apalachicola. For more information, call 6533930. Narcotics Anonymous groupA Narcotics Anonymous group, providing group support for anyone beset by a drug problem, has begun meeting in Eastpoint. Meetings are at 6 p.m. Sundays at the United Methodist Church, 317 Patton Drive.Jennifer ReevesI want to thank everyone for giving me such a fun special time at my bridal shower! Also thank you all for your love and for making such a special time a wonderful memory!Jennifer ReevesIts funny how certain things in life shed light on another particular situation. A few years ago, we had a missionary come to our church to teach a creation seminar. It was amazing to hear him teach on intelligent design, knowing that he was a converted atheist and evolutionist. He led us through a slide show of owers, insects and animal life each possessing an intricate means of survival. Each species was so complex that it could not have possibly evolved through adaptation. He meticulously shed light on things that Darwinists would rather not know. Every time he presented a new species he would say, Out of all the fossils that have been found, they all look amazingly the same as the ones that are recently decomposed. The one thing that converted him from evolutionism, he explained, was the missing link. Scientists have yet to nd this vital piece that links the current and past species together to prove their theory. Unlike evolution, it is easy to nd the missing links to morality and trace them right back to its origin. In 1929, the beginning of the end occurred when television was rst introduced to the world. Prior to the TV, families spent time together talking, listening to the radio or gathered around dad as he read from the Bible, the most common book in America for that time. From then to now, we can see each evolutionary change as it unfolds. Quality time that families once enjoyed together was replaced with sitcoms and dramas. Never before had we been exposed to the privacy of someones home like the Honeymooners, and at rst, it was fascinating. With each passing year, Hollywood began to slowly desensitize us. Programs were censored for violence, profanity and nudity at rst. Today, however, even the commercials are offensive. Kids can learn how to be disrespectful and rebellious just by watching afternoon programs in their own homes. Something intended for entertainment and information evolved into a seed of darkness. Nevertheless, not all was lost because we still had God in our schools, at least until 1962. Remarkably, one woman and her lawyer changed the course of American history forever while good Christian folks that thought it could never happen stayed home. With prayer banned from the classroom, America was free to erode away, with each generation of students slowly forgetting it even existed. It has been said that the philosophy of the classroom in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next. The very rst text book, The Primer, was lled with scripture and designed to educate children to read so they could study their Bible. In less than 200 years, we evolved into a more sophisticated species that was no longer depended on our Creator. The styles and methods of teaching in the 20s and 30s revolved around Godly manners and treating your neighbors as you would prefer to be treated. Today, demanding manners and discipline from a student can provoke an altercation with a parent. As prayer and correction were dismissed from the classrooms, we evolved to violence. The rst reported school shooting was in Moses Lake, Wash., in 1996. Now we hear stories of elementary age students shooting their classmates and taking their own lives because they are victims of bullying. Free expression has dealt self-control a bad card. The children that are raised with decent moral upbringing are strongly pressed to adapt to their surrounding. It is alarming to think that a generation of freethinkers is our future lawmakers and political leaders. The American Civil Liberties Union began an all-out attack on our courthouses by systematically removing the Ten Commandments from the walls and steps. Through their removal from all public places, our country is abandoning its roots and sealing the fate of its future. Last year, at just the hint of a lawsuit, Franklin County removed public prayer from the football games, yet nobody has seemed to notice. The missing link that we truly need to save our country from impending self-destruction is God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Ghost! Scientists continue to look for the missing link to prove we all just exploded into being and then slowly evolved to where we are today. However, time or pages will not allow the presentation of all the missing links to the evolution of moral decay. You cannot argue with the evidence. We welcome all suggestions and hope you enjoy this weekly article. Please send all emails to Scott Shiver at frontline247@mac.com. Mrs. Kinie Johns Reeder passed away on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, at the St. James Health and Rehabilitation Center at Lanark Village. Born is 1913, Mrs. Reeder was a longtime resident of the Eastpoint area. She loved to quilt, sew and loved taking care of her grandchildren and spending quality time with her family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Oliver Perry Reeder; two sons, John Wallace Reeder and Kenneth Hansel Reeder; her father, Wallace Johns, and mother, Cassie McQuagge Johns; and four brothers, Julius Johns, Levi Johns, Calvin Johns and Eugene Johns. Mrs. Reeder is survived by two sons, Howard and wife, Susan, of Apalachicola and Billy Reeder of Tallahassee; two daughters, Iris Tackman and husband, Robert, of Eastpoint and Minnesota, and Molly Millender of Eastpoint; one brother, Lewis Johns; and sister Estelle Simmons. She also leaves to cherish her memory 13 grandchildren, 18 greatgrandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Services were held Nov. 22 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 270 Prado St., Apalachicola. Visitation was held from 10 to 11 a.m., with funeral services following. A meal was served after the service, also at the church. The family met that afternoon at the Ebro Cemetery for interment. Brocks Home Town Funeral Home of Callaway was in charge of arrangements.Kinie Johns ReederBanning prayer led to moral decay YoOUTH MaA TTerERSScott and Pamela Shiver Obituary LOIS S SS WOBODA | The TimesThe Rev. Ed Lyon leads the Service of Remembrance for Big Bend Hospice. Service offers hope for those who grieve Faith brieBRIEFS Card of TH THANKSS

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E-mail outdoors news to times outdoors@star.com O UTDoo OO RS www.apalachtimes.comSection A LOIS SWOBODA | The TimesThis newly renovated vest pocket park with benches and a picnic pavilion has been named for Gene Sewell, the reigning queen of Lanark Village. The park is located across the street from Chillas Hall and the Lanark Mall. Sewell said she was taken completely by surprise to her when her daughter took her to the park for an unexpected ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 13. The pavilion has been dedicated to beloved Lanark resident Betty Roberts. A formal dedication ceremony is planned for a later date.By Lois SwobodaTimes Staff Writer On November 17, members of Venture Crew and Boy Scout Troop 22 received merit badges and attended a banquet honoring area veterans. About 50 people, many of them veterans, attended the banquet at American Legion Post 106 in Apalachicola. Keynote speakers were American Legion Post Commander and temporary troop leader Larry Hale, Jimmy Mosconis and Jim Lawlor, commander of the Lanark Village AMVETS Post. Three members of the Girls Venture Crew Kristina Boyd, Morgan Walker, and Brook Pittman qualied for the Venturing Bronze Award. Boy Scout badges for sailing, climbing, whitewater rafting and music were awarded to Thomas and Jackson Copley, Dylan Lance, Bryan Boyd, Cash Creamer, and Bryce Tobin. Mikael Lewis was awarded his First Class rank along with badges for music and nature. Josue Shattuck received badges for climbing and whitewater rafting. Creamer and Tobin were also awarded merit badges for sports. Hale said many of the scouts qualied for rock climbing and whitewater badges during a trip to North Carolina this summer. He expressed special pride in the Venture Scouts and joked that when he rst heard girls would have to be admitted to his scouting program, he feared he would have to tie bells to the zippers on the tent aps. Hale praised the girls for their toughness, skill and motivation. He also spoke on the subject of veterans and the governments obligation to support them. If Washington doesnt want to take care of veterans, they need to stay out of these foreign conicts and stop making them, he said. 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Some pompano were caught as well, but not in good numbers. Larger red sh are in the surf and will eat just about anything now. Inshore SurfMost of the trout are still small in St. Joe Bay, however, the bite should get better with the cold weather this week. The I.C.W. canal will soon become the hot spot in town as inshore species continue to migrate for the winter. Red sh are still being caught. The Fishermans Landing reports great catches of shellcracker still with some channel cat in the mix this past weekend. Sheephead are still being caught in the river and into the Brothers. Good news is that the cold snap has triggered the crappie bite. SPONsSOrRED bBY By Lois SwobodaTimes Staff Writer Solidago, commonly called goldenrod, is a genus of about 100 species of owering plants in the sunower family (Asteraceae). These beautiful yellow owers have long been popular perennials in Europe but only found favor in New World gardens in the 1980s when wildowers grew in popularity especially in buttery gardens. Goldenrod can also be a good source of forage for honeybees. Goldenrod, escaped from gardens, has become an invasive species in parts of Europe. Goldenrod has been underappreciated as a garden ower partly because it is often wrongly accused of causing fall allergies. Actually, goldenrods heavy sticky pollen is transferred from plant to plant by insects. It doesnt travel in the wind. Ragweed, a pale green ower, blooms at the same time as goldenrod and the two are frequently found together. It is the light, dry, windblown pollen of ragweed responsible for many fall allergies, but because people notice the showy blooms of goldenrod and ignore the inconspicuous ragweed owers, they associate snifes and sneezing with goldenrod. In the Florida Panhandle, we have at least a dozen species of goldenrod and these often cross-pollinate, producing hybrids. Goldenrod is one of the most popular state owers; Kentucky, South Carolina and Nebraska all list goldenrod as their state emblem. It was also the state ower of Alabama until it was rejected in favor of the camellia. Goldenrod is the state herb of Delaware. Dried goldenrod owers and leaves, especially from sweet goldenrod (Solidago odorata) are used to make an anise-scented tea. Indians used this tea to treat fever, colds and coughs, shock, tuberculosis and female obstructions. It was considered to be a stimulant and a tonic for nerves. The root was chewed to soothe a sore mouth. Inventor Thomas Edison produced rubber from goldenrod foliage and the tires on the Model-T given to him by his friend Henry Ford were made of goldenrod rubber. Edisons selective breeding experiments produced a 12 plant that yielded as much as 12 percent rubber. During World War II the US government continued these experiments but the quality of the rubber produced was too poor for commercial use.St. Joseph Bay hosts golf tourney, bazaarSt. Joseph Bay Golf Club will host its second annual Christmas Bazaar and Jingle Bell Golf Tournament Friday and Saturday, Dec. 9-10, supporting Gulf County Christmas for Kids and People Helping People. The club is open to the public and the golf tournament will be individual handicap play, with a noon shotgun start, on Saturday. The community is encouraged to turn out and support the bazaar which will ll the holidaydecorated clubhouse with local artists and craftsmen selling handmade gifts. BUdsDS N BUGsS Goldenrod LOIS SWOBODA | The TimesSeaside Goldenrod (Solidago sempervirens), with rounder fuller clusters of owers, grows side by side with slender Goldenrod (Solidago stricta) on St. George Island.Scouts honored at Legion banquet LOIS SWOBODA | The TimesVenture Crew members Kristina Boyd, left, and Morgan Walker both qualied for a Venturing Bronze Award. Brook Pittman also qualied but did not attend the banquet. Scoutmaster and Post Commander Larry Hale, right, presented the awards. SEwWEllLL Pa ARK bBRiIEF Page 8

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CARRABELLE A A PALAc C HIc C OLA www.apalachtimes.com ASectionThursday, December 1, 2011 Empty Hopes. Empty Hearts. Empty Stockings.Thousands of families & individuals in our area are at-risk of going to bed hungry and empty-handed on Christmas.WANTTO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?Mail in the Empty Stocking Fund envelope inserted in todays paper to the Salvation Army or The News Herald with your contribution!The Empty Stocking Fund provides food and toy baskets to thousands of families in Bay, Gulf, Franklin, Holmes, and Washington counties. T YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER FOR MORE THAN 120 YEARS THE T IMES&CarrabelleApalachicola THESTAR YOUR HOMETOWN NEWSPAPER SINCE 1937 THE S TAR Page A9 SP O RTs SBy David AdlersteinTimes City Editor A young, but scrappy, Seahawks varsity boys basketball team got its 2011-12 campaign underway last month with a comparatively inexperienced roster. Coach Mike Sweatts squad has just three seniors, with only shooting guard Chance Buffkin entering the season with much varsity playing time under his belt. The other seniors, starting point guard A. J. Allen and Tresean Carr, both enter the season both enthusiastic and inexperienced. Hes got the quicks, said Sweatt of Allen, who has not played varsity ball before. But its kind of like starting again for him. He has to make the adjustment. Power forward Rahkeim Pierce played junior varsity last year, but his fellow juniors, David Butler, Direek Farmer, Chase Golden and Seth Rogers all come in with completely fresh faces to the varsity game. Rounding out the roster are sophomores Holden Foley, Leonard Green and Dwayne Griggs, freshman Kelsey Jones and eighth grader Carza Harvey. The Seahawks opened the regular season with a non-district game at John Paul II on Nov. 21, losing a close one 59-56. Down 32-26 at the half, and 47-39 after three quarters, the team outscored their opponents 17-12 in the nal stanza but it wasnt enough to close the gap. The team was led by Griggs with 15 points, including a solid 7-of-8 from the eld. Green pulled down 14 rebounds. In the teams home opener Nov. 22, the team fought hard from the start, hoping to secure for coach Sweatt a victory over the visiting Wakulla War Eagles, his alma mater and former coaching assignment. But the visitors proved too much, winning 63-40, led by 27 points from Takia Knight. The Seahawks were paced by Allens 13 points, and Greens 15 rebounds.STATS aAND sSCOREsSNNov. 21 @ John Paul Franklin Co. 20 6 13 17 56 John Paul II 15 17 15 12 59 SEAHAWKS: Dwayne Griggs 7/8 2s, 1/1 FTs, 15 pts.; Leonard Green 5/10 2s, 4/6 FTs, 14 pts.; A.J. Allen 3/7 2s, 1/10 3s, 3/6 FTs, 12 pts.; Chance Buffkin 2/13 3s, 2/3 FTs, 8 pts.; Seth Rogers 1/4 3s, 3 pts.; Tre Carr 2/8 2s, 4 pts. Totals: 21/66 (32%) 17/38 2s, 4/28 3s, 10/18 FTs Rebounds: Green 14, Allen 4 Steals: Allen, Carr 3; Buffkin 2; Green, Rogers, Griggs Assists: Allen 4N N ov. 22 vs. Wakulla Wakulla 14 17 14 18 63 Franklin Co. 5 13 11 11 40 SEAHAWKS: Griggs 1/4 2s, 1/3 FTs, 3 pts.; Green 2/9 2s, 4 pts.; Allen 2/10 2s, 1/10 3s, 6/15 FTs, 13 pts.; Buffkin 1/8 3s, 3/6 FTs, 6 pts.; Rogers 1/2 FTs, 1 pt.; Carr 2/7 2s, 3/6 FTs, 7 pts.; Chase Golden 1/3 2s, 2 pts.; Rahkeim Pierce 1/2 2s, 2 pts.; Kelsey Jones 1/2 2s, 2 pts.; Holden Foley 1 /2 FTs, 1 pt. Totals: 11/59 (19 %) 9/43 2s, 2/26 3s, 16/30 FTs Rebounds: Green 15, Buffkin, Carr 6, Allen, Rogers, Golden 3 Steals: Allen, Carr 3; Rogers, Griggs 2, Green, Golden Assists: Allen, GoldenSeahawks hoopsters look for rst win By David AdlersteinTimes City Editor The Lady Seahawks varsity girls basketball team got their rst win of the year Monday, with a triumphant 68-45 away game victory over Blountstown. The win followed three opening losses for Coach Carlos Hills squad, a 44-38 loss to North Bay Haven at home Nov. 18, a 42-29 loss at John Paul II Nov. 21, and a 48-32 loss at home Nov. 22 against Wakulla. Myesha Campbell led the girls against North Bay Haven, with 14 points, followed closely behind by Anna Lee with 13 points. DyShereah Key added six points, and Shelby Myers ve, as Myers fouled out. Against Wakulla, Key had ve buckets and a three-pointer, to lead the team with 13 points, while Campbell had four deuces and a trey, for 11 points. Lee added six points, while Myers tallied two.SCORE CORE S NN ov. 18 vs. N N orth Bay Haven N. Bay Haven 1 7 5 11 11 44 Franklin Co. 6 1 4 8 10 38N N ov. 22 vs. Wakulla Wakulla 1 6 6 12 14 48 Franklin Co. 9 1 2 7 4 32DD AVID D AD D LER ER STE E IN N | The TimesLady Seahawks Myesha Campbell, No. 24, left, and Anna Lee, right, await a rebound against North Bay HavenLady Seahawks down Blountstown DaviDAVI D ADl L ERst ST Ei I N | The TimesLeonard Green has paced the Seahawks defense.

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A10| The Times Thursday, December 1, 2011 CLASSIFIEDS 36647T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL. CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 192009CA000525 XXXXXX THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-HY13, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-HY13, Plaintiff, VS. JUDITH D. HENDERSON; et al., Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated June 29, 2010 and an Order Resetting Sale dated October 24, 2011, and entered in Case No. 192009CA000525XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-HY13, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-HY13 is Plaintiff and JUDITH D. HENDERSON; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO, 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, l will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at at the Front Door of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320 at Franklin County, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 7th day of December, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to-wit: LOTS 4 AND 5, BLOCK 8, CITY OF APALACHICOLA, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT OF THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA IN 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. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Franklin County Courthouse. Telephone 850-653-8861 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Apalachicola, Florida, on Octo36615T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-000280-CA IN RE: FORFEITURE OF: 1995 GMC Pickup X Cab 1GTEC19KXSE527007 $2,642 U.S. Currency NOTICE OF FORFEITURE PROCEEDINGS TO: TRACY S. WILSON, any other person claiming an interest in the described property: The Sheriff of Franklin County has filed a Complaint of Judgment of Forfeiture with the Clerk of Court in Franklin County, Florida, seeking forfeiture of the following property: 1995 GMC Pickup X Cab 1GTEC19KXSE527007 $2,642 U.S. Currency The Franklin County Sheriffs Office seized the above property on June 30, 2011, in Franklin County, Florida. The property is presently in the custody of the Sheriff of Franklin County. An Order finding probable cause and Directing Claimant to Respond has been issued by the Court. You are required to file a copy of your written defenses with the Clerk of Court and to serve a copy of your written defenses thirty (30) days from the first day of publication, on J. Patrick Floyd, Esquire, Counsel for Franklin County Sheriffs Office, 20 Avenue D, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. Failure to file your defenses will result in a default judgment being entered against you. WITNESS my hand and the Seal of the Court this 16th day of November, 2011. Marcia Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk December 1, 8, 2011 36613T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-000303-CA IN RE: FORFEITURE OF: 1999 BUICK 1G4CW52K3X4624848 NOTICE OF FORFEITURE PROCEEDINGS TO: JAMES KRAWCZYK, any other person claiming an interest in the described property: The Sheriff of Franklin County has filed a Complaint of Judgment of Forfeiture with the Clerk of Court in Franklin County, Florida, seeking forfeiture of the following property: 1999 BUICK 1G4CW52K3X4624848 The Franklin County Sheriffs Office seized the above property on June 13, 2011, in Franklin County, Florida. The property is presently in the custody of the Sheriff of Franklin County. An Order finding probable cause and Directing Claimant to Respond has been issued by the Court. You are required to file a copy of your written defenses with the Clerk of Court and to serve a copy of your written defenses thirty (30) days from the first day of publication, on J. Patrick Floyd, Esquire, Counsel for Franklin County Sheriffs Office, 20 Avenue D, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. Failure to file your defenses will result in a default judgment being entered against you. WITNESS my hand and the Seal of the Court this 8th day of August, 2011. Marcia Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk December 1, 8, 2011 36611T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-000304-CA IN RE: FORFEITURE OF: 2001 TOYOTA 4 DR 4T1BG22K21U811755 and $6,619.00 U.S. Currency NOTICE OF FORFEITURE PROCEEDINGS TO: DEBRA ANN RICCIARDI, MICHAEL ANTHONY RICCIARDI, any other person claiming an interest in the described property: The Sheriff of Franklin County has filed a Complaint of Judgment of Forfeiture with the Clerk of Court in Franklin County, Florida, seeking forfeiture of the following property: 2001 Toyota 4 DR 4T1BG22K21U811755 and $6,619.00 U.S. Currency The Franklin County Sheriffs Office seized the above property on June 21, 2011, in Franklin County, Florida. The property is presently in the custody of the Sheriff of Franklin County. An Order finding probable cause and Directing Claimant to Respond has been issued by the Court. You are required to file a copy of your written defenses with the Clerk of Court and to serve a copy of your written defenses thirty (30) days from the first day of publication, on J. Patrick Floyd, Esquire, Counsel for Franklin County Sheriffs Office, 20 Avenue D, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. Failure to file your defenses will result in a default judgment being entered against you. WITNESS my hand and the Seal of the Court this 8th day of August, 2011. Marcia Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk December 1, 8, 2011 36583T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2009-000364 CA SUNTRUST BANK, Plaintiff, vs. NORTBERT W. KOZIATEK, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed October 24, 2011 entered in Civil Case No. 2009-000364 CA of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, St. George Island, Florida, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Appalachicola, FL. 32320 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 6th day of December, 2011 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lot 9, of Sea Pine Village, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 28, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if anv, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true and correct copy of the foregoing was mailed this 4th day of November, 2011, to all parties on the attached service lifit. Danielle N. Parsons, Esq. McCalla Raymer, LLC ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF 225 East Robinson Street, Suite 660 Orlando, FL 32801 Phone: (407) 674-1850 Fax: (321) 248-0420 Florida Bar No.: 0029364 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 11. The ADA Coordinator for the courts in Leon County is Doug Smith. He may be reached at (850) 577-4444 or through the Florida Relay Service, TDD at 1-800-955-8771. The address for the Office of Court Administration is: Leon County Courthouse, 301 S. Monroe Street, Room 225, Tallahassee, FL 32301. In all other counties in the circuit please contact the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office and ask for the ADA Coordinator. The Clerks number is included on each county page. November 24, December 1, 2011 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 36044T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 192009CA000657CA XXXX HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR MORTGAGEIT SECURITIES CORP. MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2007-1, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, Plaintiff(s). vs. ALBERTO F. ARAUJO; et al, Defendant(s) NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Sale will be made pursuant to an Order or Final Summary Judgment. Final Judgment was awarded on September 27, 2010 in Civil Case No. 192009CA 000657CAXXXX, of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein, HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR MORTGAGEIT SECURITIES CORP. MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2007-1, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES is the Plaintiff, and ALBERTO F. ARAUJO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ALBERTO F. ARAUJO, CASA DEL MAR SUBDIVISION ASSOCIATION, INC.; ONEWEST BANK, FSB, SUCCESSORIN-INTEREST TO INDYMAC FEDERAL BANK FSB, SUCCESSOR-IN-IN-TEREST TO INDYMAC BANK FSB, AND UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION are Defendants. The clerk of the court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on the Front Steps of the Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320 at 11:00 am on December 14, 2011 on the following described real property as set forth in said Final summary Judgment, to wit: LOT 9, CASA DEL MAR SUBDIVISION PHASE 1, A SUBDIVISION AS PER PLAT OR MAP THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, AT PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on November 8, 2011. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Court Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff(s) Aldridge Connors, LLP 7000 West Palmetto Park Rd., Suite 307 Boca Raton, FL 33433 (561) 392-6391 (561) 392-6965 Nov 24,Deckc 1, 2011

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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, December 1, 2011 The Times | A11 Find the right person for your job today at emeraldcoastjobs.com/monster or call 850-747-5019 108 S. E. AVE. A CARRABELLE, FLORIDA 32322850-697-9604 850-323-0444 www.seacrestre.comwww. rst tness.com/carrabellePROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND RENTALSRENTALS1 BR 1 BA UNFURNISHED HOUSE .....$500INCLUDES WATER, CARRABELLE 2 BR 1 BA TRAILER ..................................$450REMODELED, UNFURNISHED DOWNTOWN RIVER CONDO, BOAT SLIP3 Night Minimum .......................$105 PLUS DAILYPIRATES LANDING 1 BR CONDO/POOL3 Night Minimum .......................$105 PLUS DAILY2 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 ToPlace Your Classified ad inCall Our New Numbers Now!Call: 850-747-5020 Toll Free: 800-345-8688 Fax: 850-747-5044 Email: thestar@pcnh.com thetimes@pcnh.com theAPALACHICOLA & CARRABELLETIMES CALLOURNEWNUMBERSNOW CALLOURNEWNUMBERSNOW 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 FL87806 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 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 2 bra, 2 baa, New house in Historic Apalachicola, fenced yard. $1200 month + $800 security deposit, References Required 850-653-6463 Apalachicola3 br, 2 ba house for rent, CH&A, W/D, D/W, $800 mo + Dep. Call Brenda 850-227-5380 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. Lanark Village 2 br 1 ba Apartment $450 month, lease, $250 dep. 850-545-8813 Studio Apt. Furnished Upstairs studioQuiet location, water & electric incl. Walk to downtown. $700 mo + dep. No pets. For appt 653-9116 or 320-1174 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. 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 1 br, 1 ba, with full kitchen and living room Call for information 850-653-6103 Quality AssuranceCollins Vacation Rentals, IncSt George Island Property Inspector PositionJoin the Collins team, working together for customer satisfaction since 1973! Now hiring for position of Property Inspector. Must be detail-oriented, willing to work weekends and enthusiastic about Customer Service. Employee must have own transportation and cell phone and be willing and able to climb stairs every day. Wanting to Buy House trailer FRAMES 60 to 70 long. with or without axels. Call 850-653-5114 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 Medical/Health Franklin County Health Department is accepting applications for the following Selected Exempt Service position in our Apalachicola location:Community Health Nursing Director SESReference Requisition #: 64027996-5126197320111122113006 Salary: $44,477.68 48,925.44 Applications will be accepted thru 12/11/2011 This position requires Licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes. Apply online at https://jobs.myflorida.com or contact People First at 1-877-562-7287. ONLY online applications submitted through the People First website will be accepted for this position. Background check including fingerprinting required. The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility. Applicant must have a valid Florida drivers license and access to transportation. Minorities strongly encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/VP Employer Lost Green Bowlegs JacketThis poor pirate has to do KP duty in only his vest because he lost his GREEN PARADE JACKET at Seafood Festival. Reward 850-243-2312 Text FL87732 to 56654 Coin & Stamp ShowDecember 3rd & 4th Fairgrounds PC Opens 9:am Free admission. 850-215-8565 Eastpoint: 24 3rd Street. At Jessie Gilberts House! Saturday 8:00 am-?Huge SaleCollectible dolls and doll strollers (perfect for christmas gifts), christmas items, loveseat, dryer, and lots more!!! GUN SHOWDec. 3rd & 4th Natl Peanut Fest. Bldg. 5622 US Hwy 231 S Dothan, Alabama OVER 275 TABLES Saturday 9-5pm Sunday 10-4pm Info: 334-279-9895 DIABETIC TEST STRIPS NEEDEDI Buy sealed, unexpired Boxes (850)710-0189 DIABETIC TEST STRIPS NEEDEDI Buy sealed, unexpired Boxes (850)710-0189 ber 24, 2011. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Court By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk SMITH, HIATT & DIAZ, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff PO BOX 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438 Telephone: (954) 564-0071 November 24, December 1, 2011 36617T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-000305-CA IN RE: FORFEITURE OF: 1994 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE 1J4FX58S3RC283587 $2,520.00 and $108.57 U.S. Currency NOTICE OF FORFEITURE PROCEEDINGS TO: MELISSA M. KIMMONS, MICHAEL S. KILGORE and EASY PAY TITLE PAWN, any other person claiming an interest in the described property: The Sheriff of Franklin County has filed a Complaint of Judgment of Forfeiture with the Clerk of Court in Franklin County, Florida, seeking forfeiture of the following property: 1994 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE 1J4FX58S3RC283587 $2,520.00 and $108.57 U.S. Currency The Franklin County Sheriffs Office seized the above property on July 8, 2011, in Franklin County, Florida. The property is presently in the custody of the Sheriff of Franklin County. An Order finding probable cause and Directing Claimant to Respond has been issued by the Court. You are required to file a copy of your written defenses with the Clerk of Court and to serve a copy of your written defenses thirty (30) days from the first day of publication, on J. Patrick Floyd, Esquire, Counsel for Franklin County Sheriffs Office, 20 Avenue D, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. Failure to file your defenses will result in a default judgment being entered against you. WITNESS my hand and the Seal of the Court this 8th day of August, 2011. Marcia Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk December 1, 8, 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. 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 Honest and DependableService. 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A12 | The Times Thursday, December 1, 2011The following is the Honor Roll for Franklin County Elementary Schools rst nine-week period.KindergartenMs. Bloodworth A/B: Alonah Stanley, Xavier Glass. BriAna Evans, Marissa Taylor, Ansley Savage, Chandler Sanders, Austin Morales, Owen Golden, Hannah Creamer and Hayden Butler Perfect Attendance: Caleb Curry, Michael Humphries, Chandler Sanders and Jaqueline Valencia Good Citizenship: Gaven Freeman and Bentley Braswell Ms. Broker All As: Kaden Downing, Corbin Pritchard and James Thompson Perfect Attendance: Kaden Downing, Pamela Brindis, Gavin Millender and Emily Paterson Good Citizenship: Erica Huertos A/B: Linzi Kelley, Bricynn Kennedy, Gavin Millender, Mason Pace and Emily Patterson Ms. Dempsey All As: Lonnie ONeal Good Citizenship: Ryan Britcher A/B: Jada Allen, Natalie Gibbons, Kirsten Martina, Alexcia McNair, Onamae Millender and Tucker Venable Ms. Gibson A/B: Aden Bass, Monika Bell, William Chipman, Dillon Evans, Aryauna Benjamin, Maryssa Branch, Caitlin King, Rebecca Mahon, Aniyah Rivera, Gavin Shelley, Harmony Malone, Kassidy Sanders and Zoe Cartiglia Perfect Attendance: Aden Bass, Maryssa Branch, William Chipman, Rebecca Mahon, Harmony Malone, Gavin Selley, JaMarcus Turrell and Kassidy Sanders Good Citizenship: Logan Bentley and Caitlin King Ms. Cook All As: Christian Wilson, Terry Proctor, Hannah Monroe, Chase Millender and Nathan Marsh Perfect Attendance: Braydlynn Hutchins, Kayleigh Leonard, Daniel Lively and Colton Topham Good Citizenship: Jaydann Richards A/B: Brayden Hutchins, Kayleigh Leonard, Cayleigh Stephens, Max Thompson, Colton Topham and Temi Turner1st GradeMs. Childress All As: Emaleigh Segree Good Citizenship: Kaylee Segree A/B:l: Brooklyn Freeman, Autumn Loesch, Dylan Perry, Kylie Rudd, Kaylee Segree, Ethan Shirley, Adia Siler and Kaiden Faison Ms. Ham All As: Dax Chitty, Matthew Gordon, Ariana Tipton and Ayla Navarro Good Citizenship: Grace Carroll A/B: Demarion Burch, Grace Carroll, Marissa Gilbert, Calayia Jones, Parker Mock and Emily Smith Ms. Smith All As: Don Davis, Lucy Edwards, Emily Gragg, Tariah Jones and Tyasia Yarrell Perfect Attendance: Emma Gragg and Ryland Martina Good Citizenship: Shalyn Massey and Ethan Edgecomb A/B:: Sarai Crumbliss, September Ferrell, Parker Martina, Shalyn Massey, William ONeal and Brittany Wright Ms. Vause All As: Jessie Alday, Ellis Billingsley, Kyera Crawford, Jaden Golden, Alondra Jimenez, Jaylan Prince, Evan Stanley, and Aubree Swango-Moore Perfect Attendance: Christian Brown, Simon Garner, Jaden Golden, Jaylan Prince and Luiz Ramirez Good Citizenship: Montana Osorio and Matthew Harrelson A/B: Alecksus Bouzemann, Christian Brown, Simon Garner, TaShawn Jones, Luis Ramirez and William Wallace2nd GradeMs. Blackburn All As: Austin Segree, Rachel Rudd, Marina ONeal, Cassandra Gibbens and Maddison Gibbens Perfect Attendance: Ariel Johnson and Kimberly Segree Good Citizenship: Maddison Whitten A/B: Jackson Roberson and Ariel Johnson Ms. Cumbie All As: Josh Banico, Garrison Cook, Brooklyn ONeal, Kristen Stancil and Tate Stanley Perfect Attendance: Josh Banico, Gage Boone, Alexis Britcher, Cynthia Ceron, Brooklyn ONeal, KLaun Richards, Tate Stanley, Rebecca Shiver and Kristen Stancil Good Citizenship: Grace Patterson and Josh Banico A/B: Gage Boone, Bradley Burch, Cynthia Ceron, Blakely Curry, Grace Patterson, Mason Ray, Rebecca Shiver and Annie Smith Ms. Ford All As: Dylan Grifn, Cameron Smith, Sydney Shuman, Brianna Sutcliffe, Khiya Bell and Brendon Polous Perfect Attendance: Jabari Edwards and Dylan Grifn Good Citizenship: Brianna Sutcliffe A/B: Trinity Cassell, Emma Crum, Jabari Edwards, Ava McAnally, Brantly Richards and Lee Roberts Ms. Luberto All As: Trinity Barron, Cadance Woods, Hayley Williams, Jerymiah Stephens, Jerymiah Stephens, Robert Nessly and Brianna Cooper Good Citizenship: Jalynn Segree A/B: Kiani Allen, Kylie Smith, Sarah Segree, Jennifer Owens, Gage Norris, Christian Custer and Savannah Brannan3rd GradeMr. Boyd A/B: Layla Chisholm, Camron Evans, Francisco Juan and Stephen Malone Perfect Attendance: Damon Durbin and Francisco Juan Good Citizenship: Alaina Wilson Ms. Dykes All As: Marci Kelley and Jarvis Turrell Perfect Attendance: Charles Brown, Rayna Chandler, Trey Jones, Marci Kelley, JaMela Ray and Jarvis Turrell A/B: Kerry Garner, Alexis Wheetley and Patrick Tipton Ms. Schaffer All As: Katie Newman and Brycin Huckeba Good Citizenship: Hollie Larkin A/B: Ethan Anderson, Arryonna Cargill, Tressie Edwards, Destanie Proctor, and Clint Rester Ms. Shirley All As: Madalyn Topham Good Citizenship: Brooklyn Turner A/B: Patrick Millender, Sean Nichols, William Gray, Fred Millender and Kelson Smith4th GradeMs. Barber All As: Cale Barber, Darcy Kelly and Caleb Sutteneld Perfect Attendance: Isaiah Barber, Abner Ramirez and Darcy Kelly Good Citizenship: Chasity Ard A/B: Chasity Ard, Isaiah Barber, Brandon Farr, Tommy Gragg and Abner Ramirez Ms. Clark All As: Jace Faircloth Perfect Attendance: Allyson Emswiller, Morgan Malone, Jason White, Chandler Wray and Nicholas Hutchins Good Citizenship: Dyna Edgecomb and Jimmy Square A/B:: Kynsie Erickson Ms. Millender All As: Justin Roberson A/B: Drake Stanley, Aleyah Roberson, Mikel Register and Takiah Ford Ms. King All As: KT Nessly, Chloe Owens, Keondre Sewell and Jacob Shirley Perfect Attendance: Jose Aguilar, Zander McCalpin, KT Nessly, Keondre Sewell, Jacob Shirley, Stephen Smith and Kaleb Foley Good Citizenship: KT Nessly A/B: Peyton Chitty, Alexy Erickson and Zander McCalpin5th GradeMs. Creamer All As: Kiana Foley and Mikalin Huckeba Perfect Attendance: Kiana Foley, Brooke Newell, Mikalin Huckeba and Michael Owens Good Citizenship: Peyton Millender and Brooke Newell A/B:: Peyton Millender, Haleigh Mann, Rory Countryman and Mitchell Monroe Ms. Gay All As: Hannah Hogan, Casey Riley, Ethan Riley, Tonner Segree and Beyla Walker Perfect Attendance: Benjamin Juarez, Ethan Riley and Thomas Juan Good Citizenship: Aracely Gallegos, Hannah Hogan, Casey Riley, Tanaya Harris, Thomas Juan and Benjamin Juarez and Beyla Walker A/B: Colby Boatwright, Aracely Gallegos, Duncan Whaley and Tanaya Harris Ms. Humble All As: Jessica Rudd Perfect Attendance: Michael Bentley, Edgar Ceron, Antiuana Croom, Fisher Edwards, Rufus Townsend and Lorenzo ONeal Good Citizenship: Edgar Ceron, Hunter Kelley, Preston Edwards, Brindlin Monroe, Breanna Murray, Jessica Rudd and Morgan Ray A/B: Acaleah Wallace, Fisher Edwards, Hunter Kelley, Brindlin Monroe, Lorenzo ONeal, Makenzie Shuman, Courben Monroe and Jackson Mahon. Our local real estate experts have identied what they feel are the best values around and are oering them to you in Real Estate Picks! (In this section), Discover the best real estate values in Mexico Beach, Port St. Joe, Apalachicola, Cape San Blas, St. George Island, Carrabelle and surrounding areas. Best Values on the Forgotten Coast Real Estate Picks John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.comMLS#242245$439,900St. George IslandGULF VIEW FROM WEST PINE AVE4 BR (2 are masters), 3-1/2 BA with extra LR/5th BR, FURNISHED, Interesting Architectural features, POOL with vinyl fencing, Enclosed outdoor shower, Screened porch, covered ground level entry, surprisingly good Gulf View! John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.comMLS#239231$339,000St. George IslandBAY FRONT BARGAINAttractive home with 2 spacious bedrooms & 1 bath, cedar paneled ceiling & some walls in kitchen and dining room, are new, DOCK, one acre in the East End of the island, furnished, Short Sale. The following is the honor roll for the second sixweeks grading period at the First Baptist Christian School.KindergartenAll As: Caden Allen, Brayden Barwick, Ethan Kembro, Justin Shuman and Kiana Weeks.First GradeAs and Bs: Olivia Barineau and Skylar LayneSecond GradeAll As: Genesis Jones As and Bs: Carter Kembro fFIRsST BAPTIsST HONOR ROLL fFRANkKLIN COUNTY ELEMENTARY HONOR ROLL Schools