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Title: The Apalachicola times
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Publisher: H.W. Johnston
Place of Publication: Apalachicola Fla
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Publication Date: 08-02-2012
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xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx 50 WWW.APALACHTIMES.COM Phone: 850-653-8868 Web: apalachtimes.com E-mail: dadlerstein@star .com Fax: 850-653-8036 Circulation: 800-345-8688 DEADLINES FOR NEXT WEEK: School News & Society: 11 a.m. Friday Real Estate Ads: 11 a.m. Thursday Legal Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Display Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Line Ads: 5 p.m. Monday xxxxx Contact Us xxxxx Out to see Index VOL. 127 ISSUE 14 Thursday, August 2, 2012 Revenue shrinks as tax millage goes up 6.7 percent By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894| @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com The Franklin County School Board approved a tentative budget Tuesday night that will see property tax millage rise by 6.7 percent next year even as the district continues to bring in less property tax money. Now the question is: How will the district live within its means? With unanimous consent, the board approved with little comment a tentative budget that will generate about $60,000 less in local tax revenue next year, with voters seeing an increase in the overall millage rate from 5.049 to 5.39 mills. The proposed property tax millage is based on a boost in the statemandated required local effort, from 2.801 to 3.135 mills next year. The discretionary operating millage, also mandated by the state, remains the same as last year, at 0.748 mills. Plus theres a slight 0.007 mill prior period funding adjustment millage. The half-mill portion of the millage, re-approved by voters at a referendum earlier this year, remains the same, as it begins the rst of a second four-year term. Lastly, the 1.0 capital improvement fund will remain the same. The proposed millage will yield about $9.77 million in local tax dollars, just a tad less than the $9.83 million brought in from county taxpayers this year. This local tax Bordt trial delayed Judge presses for plea deal for grandmother accused of murder By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894| @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com After a contentious hearing Thursday afternoon in which both sides accused the other of delays, the judge overseeing the trial of a German national charged with drowning her 5-year-old grandson in the bathtub of a St. George Island vacation home postponed the trial. In her decision, Circuit Judge Angela Dempsey indicated a trial likely would be scheduled no earlier than October and encouraged the prosecution and defense counsel to work out their differences, beginning with a meeting following the hearing. You guys have a lot of free time over the next week-andCounty could get millions in BP money By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com Funds for the RESTORE Act passed last month, which directs BP ne money to the ve Gulf states affected by the 2010 BP oil spill, will start owing in Franklin County, but its not clear how many millions it will be or when it will arrive. Budget cuts loom for schools Collins chosen as 2012 Miss Florida Seafood By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894| @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com Christina Collins emerged from a eld of nine contestants, all from Franklin County High School, to take home the title of 2012 Miss Florida Seafood, before a large, spirited audience Saturday evening in the high school cafeteria. 2012 MISS FLORIDA SEAFOOD Queen Christina DAVID ADLERSTEIN | the Times At top, last years Miss Florida Seafood Christina Pateritsas crowns Christina Collins the 2012 pageant winner. At right is Ashley Carroll, this years runner-up. See BUDGET A5 See BORDT A6 See BP MONEY A6 See QUEEN A18 Opinion . . . . . . A4 Society . . . . . . A8 Faith . . . . . . . A9 Outdoors . . . . . A10 Tide Chart . . . . A10 Sports . . . . . . A11 Classi eds . . . A14-A17 A hurricane history, A3 MARIANNE BORDT Moon climb tonight on island The rst August Full Moon Climb at the Cape St. George Lighthouse will be 8-9:30 p.m. today, Aug. 2. The sun will set at 8:31 p.m., and the moon will rise at 8:47 p.m. For reservations or more information, call the St. George Island Visitor Center at 927-7744 or toll free at 888-927-7744. Carrabelle hosts free movie Friday This Friday, the sheriffs of ces Movies in the Park will be at the rehouse in Carrabelle on Highway 67. Starting at 8:45-9 p.m., the movie will be an exciting one, and therell be plenty of free hot dogs and popcorn. Festival of Ice Saturday in Apalach On Saturday, Aug. 11, Main Street Apalachicola will continue the monthlong Water Street Festival of Ice, downtown, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, email info@ historicapalachicola.com. Islands Sizzler set for Aug. 11 The 15th annual St. George Island Sizzler 5K race and One-Mile Fun Run will be Aug. 11 on St. George Island., to bene t the Franklin County Humane Society. The deadline for preregistration discount is Friday, Aug. 3. Race-day registration starts at 4 p.m. at Lighthouse Park, with a fee of $30. The Fun Run is slated for 7 p.m. and the 5K 7:30 p.m. For more info, visit www. stgeorgeislandsizzler.com, call 509-2191 or email info@StGeorgeIsland Sizzler.com. Summer island bingo Every Tuesday, come to St. George Island for Summer Bingo at the Jay Abbott Fire Station (324 E. Pine Ave.) at 7 p.m.. Just 25 cents a card. For details, call 927-2654.

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Local A2 | The Times Thursday, August 2, 2012 Paid for and approved by Cliff Carroll for Franklin Co. Sheriff Citizens of Franklin County, I am Cliff Carroll and I want to be your next sheriff. I have enjoyed connecting and reconnecting with this special community I have always called home. I want to meet every citizen and talk with them about their cares and concerns in Franklin County. I have been in law enforcement since I graduated from Carrabelle High School. I began my career as a deputy sheriff with the Franklin County Sheriffs Department in 1982. Since then, I have worked with the Florida Marina Patrol for 9 years (in SW Florida for 5 years and in the Panhandle for 4 years). I currently serve as a captain with the Wakulla County Sheriffs Depart ment. I have been in Wakulla for 12 years, starting with the development of a Marine Unit and working my way up to captain over Criminal Investigations and the Narcotics Unit. It is funny how what seemed to be the worst thing in your life at the time, turns out to be the best thing that could have happened. In 1988, after 6 years of service in Franklin County, I left to pursue a career in state law enforcement. Leaving my family behind and moving to an unfamiliar place was scary. But, moving out of the county provided me with an insight as to just how special this community is and allowed me to build a set of diverse skills and acquire the unique experience to lead this county through a challenging next term. My wife of 25 years, Ivanhoe Lewis Carroll, and I met in 7th grade in school in Carrabelle. Franklin County is home to both of us; she was raised on Dog Island and in Carrabelle. I grew up in Eastpoint, the son of Evelyn Carroll and the late Clifford Carroll, Sr. Ivanhoe and I will soon be empty nesters as our youngest will go to college next year. I am excited to be home and I know I am in a position to focus on leading and improving our sheriffs department. I want to be more than a one term sheriff. While out campaigning, I have listened to your concerns about local law enforcement. My passion for the last 12 years has been working to eliminate the use and sale of illegal drugs. Budget constraints will be challenging. We will need to tighten our belts and become more efcient. There will be fair and impartial enforcement of the laws for every citizen. Deputies will be professionally trained and will be on regularly scheduled patrols in all areas of the county. As a hands on Sheriff, I will always be available to citizens and staff. It has been 8 years since the department has had more than a one term leader. I will work hard for the employees to establish a sense of community and continuity. Affordable family health insurance and career service protection are two of my primary goals for the men and women who serve daily. My plan was to walk the streets, knock on your door and ask for your support personally. Since I have continued to work, time has not allowed me the opportunity to meet everyone. But when elected, we will be on a rst name basis. If you want to meet or have questions, call me at (850) 251-2781 or email carrollforsheriff@hotmail.com. Your next sheriff will be elected at the primary election on August 14, 2012. There are no other candi dates for sheriff in the November general election. Please remember to vote early or at the polls. Your vote and support are appreciated. Every vote counts. With your help, lets use my 27 years of law enforcement experience to move the sheriffs department forward. Sincerely, Cliff Carroll Pd.Pol.Ad. By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star.com Between its hospital, clinic and ambulance op erations, Weems Memorial Hospital is seeking about $1.46 million in county help for the next scal year, about half to come from sales tax proceeds and the remainder from property tax receipts. Steve Lanier, the hos pitals controller, outlined the request at the July 20 budget workshop, de tailing the shortfalls that would occur with the hos pital, clinic and ambulance operations. In terms of both the main Apalachicola facility as well as the Weems East urgent care clinic in Carra belle, hospital operations are projected to be about $957,000 in the red for the next scal year, which runs from Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Lanier said the hospital will bill about $15 million for services next year but will end up with only about $5.3 million in revenues, once adjustments are made for contractual allowances by private insurance compa nies and government pro grams, such as Medicare and Medicaid, as well as write-downs for bad debt and charity care. He said expenses are estimated to run about $6.34 million, accounting for the $957,000 red ink. This past year, Weems received its standard one half of the 1 percent health care sales tax, or about $748,352. But, for a sixmonth stretch, the county commission earmarked the entire 1 percent of the sales tax, with the ad ditional revenue, roughly $187,500, going to cover the cost of past due bills. Lanier said Weems is seeking only the half-cent of sales tax proceeds for operating costs in the up coming scal year. The hospital also wants to continue receiving $120,000 in property tax money that earlier this year was switched from the health department to Weems East, after state health ofcials shut down primary care services at the county health depart ment annex in Carrabelle. Lanier said that of Weems $957,000 shortfall, about $161,248 was due to losses at Weems East. The decit were showing for Weems East is because for one-and-ahalf to two years, we didnt have a provider number, and Weems was unable to bill, Commissioner Cher yl Sanders said. You should just kind of write it off, she said. Its been carrying on for three years. Lanier said Weems East is losing about $15,000 per month, or about $180,000 annually. He said that with Dr. Gene Charbonneau and two advanced regis tered nurse practitioners now on board, Dana Whal ey and Susan Hardin, plus with additional clinic hours on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the picture should continue to get better from the average of 24 patients per day at Weems East. We keep adding differ ent insurances and con trols, and we now can bill for that, he said. Plus marketing efforts are go ing to improve. Commissioner Smokey Parrish said he was opti mistic that Weems East will probably be able to stand on their own next year without the $120,000 subsidy. In the case of the Weems ambulance service, Lanier said that department is es timated to bill about $1.17 million next year but that once contractual allow ances and bad debt is g ured in, will net only about $448,352. With annual operating expenses running $953,944, Weems ambulance service will show a loss of $505,592, Lanier said. Assistant Finance Di rector Erin Grifth said the county this year pro vided that $505,592 am bulance subsidy and that Weems was seeking the same for the upcoming s cal year. Speaking on behalf of the Concerned Citizens of Franklin County tax watchdog group, Allen Feifer said he did not share the optimistic outlook as to Weems nances. I dont share the warm feelings about Weems breaking even and not needing a subsidy going forward, he said. Look at the ambulance, we are not collecting 50 percent of the cost of providing services. We seem to be col lecting less and less at Weems, Feifer said. If were looking at picking up some cash, why not have the ambulance subsidy paid by the health care tax? It is more appropri ate, and might that help our budget outlook? Lanier said he foresaw subsidies continuing well into the future. Youre going to always have a decit, he said. I dont see us ever making money in the ambulance business. Its not going to ever be a money maker. Sanders noted that pro viding ambulance services was a state mandate and that the county would have to continue to subsidize the service, whoever pro vides it, People just dont have money to pay their bills, she said. Ive never seen an am bulance make money any where in the state, Com missioner Noah Lockley said. Weems operations seeks $1.46 million county subsidy In her report from the coun ty health department, the de partments recently appointed administrator, advanced regis tered nurse practitioner Mar sha Lindeman, said she would be seeking the same funding as the department received this year, $36,190. She said this funding would be used for direct services, such as immunization, disease surveillance and tackling such public health threats as tuber culosis, sexually transmitted diseases HIV-AIDS. Lindeman, a Gulf County native who has overseen that countys health department since Dec. 2010, succeeds inter im director Kim Barnhill, who began July 25 as the new chief of staff of the Florida Department of Health, with the task of super vising the ofces of legislative planning, communications and performance improvement. Lindeman said the Franklin County health department is in the process of applying for ad ditional low-income pool grant dollars from the state to help with the dental clinic the county is setting up this fall at Franklin County High School. She said the county health department has to provide a 42 percent match for the state funding it is getting and is not asking the county for any addi tional match dollars. Lindeman noted that over the past four years, the state has cut its funding to the health department by $257,000. They (the county health de partment) provide a lot of essen tial services, for immunizations, STDs, Parrish said. I think this is a minimal subsidy for the health department to continue operations and continue to de liver services to the people. Lindeman, who also holds a masters of science in nursing from Florida State University, worked for more than two de cades as a nursing administra tor at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, which has a partner ship agreement with Weems. Since 2008, she has provided clinical leadership in the design, development and early imple mentation of the state health departments new electronic health record system, helping to implement electronic re cords systems for all 67 Florida counties. by David Adlerstein Health department keeps funding request unchanged MARSHA LINDEMAN STEVE LANIER

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Local The Times | A3 Thursday, August 2, 2012 By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com Hurricane season is here. How likely is Franklin County to be struck by foul weather in 2012 and how have storms affected it in the past? An average hurricane season is predicted for 2012. Back in May, NOAAs Climate Prediction Center said theres a 70 percent chance of having from nine to 15 named storms, of which about half will strengthen to a hurricane. Of these, one to three will become major hurricanes, with top winds of 111 mph or higher. The word hurricane may be derived from the Spanish word huracan, the name of a Caribbean god of evil. Or it may derive from the Mayan storm god Jun Raqan, a monster whose legs were transformed into a single snake. This sounds like a fair description of the tropical storms and hurricanes that menace Florida for six months out of each year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) de nes a hurricane as an intense tropical weather system with a well-de ned circulation and minimum sustained winds of 74 mph or higher. A tropical storm is de ned as an organized system of strong thunderstorms with a de ned surface circulation and maximum sustained winds of 39-73 mph. They are less violent than a full-blown hurricane, but, as Tropical Storm Debby demonstrated in June, they can do considerable damage. These powerful weather events develop when the ocean is heated by summer sun, usually between May and December. Damage from hurricanes may be due to sustained winds, associated tornadoes or high water due to storm surges and augmented tides. According to a preliminary draft of a FEMA Flood Insurance Study released in May, Franklin County is subject to ooding caused by periods of intense rainfall and runoff in the low, poorly-drained areas and coastal ooding associated with hurricanes and tropical storms. The oodplains of the Apalachicola, New, Crooked, Carrabelle and Ochlockonee rivers are also subject to ooding during high-river stages. Most of the damage associated with hurricanes historically in Franklin County is due to high water. About half the tropical cyclones the county experiences are hurricanes, and half are tropical storms. This ratio varies throughout Florida; Key West, for example, experiences twice as many hurricanes as tropical storms. While tropical storms and hurricanes are generally thought of as destructive forces, the rain generated by one of these systems can bust a drought in a matter of hours. According to Hurricanecity.com, a hurricane makes landfall within 40 miles of Franklin County every seven years, and the county gets brushed about every two and a half years. The longest recorded gap between storms was the 11-year stretch between 1941 and 1953. Storms here tend to occur early in the season. August is the month when we are most likely to be affected. On average, hurricanes making landfall in the county are Category 1 storms with sustained winds of about 92 miles per hour. Earliest reported Florida hurricanes Christopher Columbus reported encountering hurricanes, but the rst recorded storm in Florida was the Great Tempest of 1559, which destroyed seven Spanish ships in Pensacola Bay and leveled Fort Barrancas, an early Spanish settlement. The Spanish did not attempt to reestablish a colony in the Panhandle for 164 years. In October 1766, a monster storm triggered a 12-foot storm surge from Pensacola to Apalachee Bay that wrecked a dozen or more anchored ships and inundated St. Marks. In August 1779, an intense hurricane all but destroyed a eet of 64 Spanish warships en route from Havana to Pensacola to attack the British settlement there. The entire Panhandle coast was battered with heavy winds and inundated by a storm surge. From 1842 through 1844, St. Joseph, now Port St. Joe, took direct hits from three major hurricanes. The rst storm destroyed much of the town as well as the sand dunes on Cape San Blas, which had provided some protection from the Gulf. This storm moved eastward and caused a 20-foot surge at Cedar Key. A yellow fever outbreak ensued in St. Joe, which nearly wiped out the survivors. The remainder of the settlement was nearly destroyed by the ensuing storms in 1843 and 1844. Although less severely affected than St. Joe, Apalachicola was battered by damaging storms in 1842, 1844, 1850, 1851 and 1856. During the August 1851 storm, St. Marks and the entire coast south of Tallahassee was ooded by a 12-foot storm surge. The Cape St. George Lighthouse was destroyed, along with the fort at St Marks. Great damage extended well inland from high winds and ooding, leaving Apalachicola in a shambles. In October 1852, a hurricane that made landfall near Carrabelle washed away railroad tracks and ooded much of what is now Wakulla, Franklin and Gulf counties. St. Marks and Newport were underwater for several days. On May 27, 1863, a major storm, which was apparently not a tropical cyclone, destroyed two ships that were part of occupying Union forces in Franklin County. The gunboat Amanda broke loose from her moorings at East Pass and was eventually stripped and blown up to keep her out of the hands of the Confederates. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, the sailing vessel Andrew Manderson, loaded with coal for Union naval vessels, was also driven ashore and her masts, spars, sails and rigging were entirely swept clean from her deck by the violence of the gale. Several small prize vessels lying at anchor inside the pass were driven to sea or sank at their moorings. The United States gun sloop Brockenborough broke from her moorings and was run on shore at St. Vincents Island, where she was later salvaged. Storms again battered the county in 1877 and 1880 with a 12-foot storm surge reported during the rst storm. In 1886, Apalachicola and Carrabelle experienced heavy ooding with wind gusts of over 100 mph. In 1894, there was widespread damage from a storm with 105 mph gusts. On Aug. 2, 1898, a Category 1 storm moved across the Gulf from Tampa to Franklin County, making landfall on St. George Island. The storm that blew the water out of Apalachicola Bay The following year, on Aug. 1, Carrabelle was struck by a Category 1 hurricane that virtually attened the town, leaving only nine of over 200 homes standing and only six with roofs. There were at least seven casualties and numerous injuries. Known as the storm that blew the water out of Apalachicola Bay, it sank or damaged scores of ships and carried off tens of thousands of casks of turpentine and millions of board feet of lumber waiting to be loaded in Carrabelles harbor. It destroyed the resort at Lanark Village, blew a train off the tracks and ripped up a substantial length of railroad. It was probably in response to erosion from these two storms that Apalachicola city fathers decided to move the remaining burials at the cemetery by the bay, located at the current site of Lafayette Park, to what is now Magnolia Cemetery. Dr. John Gorries remains were among those moved. Countys stormy past marred by surges FLORIDA MEMORY PROJECT Ships grounded on Dog Island after the 1899 storm. See HURRICANE A5

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Opinion A4 | The Times USPS 027-600 Published every Thursday at 129 Commerce St. Apalachicola, FL 32329 Publisher: Rick Martin 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, August 2, 2012 Special to the Times CS/HB 249, a bill sponsored by Rep. Leonard Bembry (D-Greenville), to assist senior affordable housing communities was signed by Governor Rick Scott. The new law exempts Floridas affordable housing communities for seniors from wasteful, duplicative and unnecessary state inspections and licensing fees. Today there are approximately 298 affordable housing communities for seniors in Florida that are nanced, insured or subsidized by US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which serve the extremely low, very low and low income seniors. Because these buildings are subsidized or nanced by HUD, they are held to strict federal standards with tight regulations. There is also a state inspection of these buildings conducted by the Division of Hotel and Restaurants of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR). The state inspection is duplicative of the two thorough inspections already being conducted by HUD. Bembrys bill will result in exempting these affordable housing communities from the extra DBPR inspections. During these extremely challenging economic times, our state must nd ways to support the businesses of Florida. One way is to eliminate unnecessary, costly and time-consuming inspections, which are already being performed by other agencies said Bembry. Bembry stressed the importance of removing the unnecessary and duplicative inspections, stating This will free up state inspectors to target facilities that are in greater need of regulation. Bembry then noted the additional savings can now go back into the community to help the residents. With a group of supporters watching, the Governor signed CS/HB249 into law. After the bill was signed, several guests were presented with their own signed copy of the law and a pen. Time to move past Snyder arrest case This is in response to a recent letter in the Times criticizing sheriff candidate Mike Mocks handling of an incident that occurred ve years ago at a meeting of the Lanark Village Water and Sewer District. The letter Snyder case was Mocks mistake was written by the mother of the man arrested in connection with his involvement in an altercation at that meeting. Fortunately, the legitimate issues back then have been resolved. What persists is the issue of who hit whom rst at the meeting and that Mr. Mock did not intervene in the ensuing arrest of Bill Snyder. The letter unfairly criticizes Mr. Mock and fair play demands a response. Early verbal and written statements as well as later eyewitness testimony under oath at the subsequent trial clearly show there were and still are two opposing camps committed to supporting their man, no-matter-what. While Ruth Martin contends her son was totally exonerated by being found not guilty of battery, the failure to convict can only be interpreted as the jurys nding that the conicting evidence presented would not support a conviction. The point here is not a moms understandable desire for her sons total exoneration but rather it is her attempt to offer her interpretation of the verdict as implicit proof her criticisms of Mr. Mock are valid. On the contrary, Mr. Mock clearly handled the case in accordance with his duties and responsibilities as sheriff. Almost daily, arrests are made by sheriffs deputies in situations far more serious than the scufe at issue here without the involvement of the sheriff himself. We hold the sheriff responsible for his stewardship of the entire ofce. It is his overall leadership and guidance that determines its effectiveness, not his personal involvement in day-to-day operations. We should not expect, nor is it wise, for an elected sheriff to be personally involved in arrest decisions except when absolutely necessary. To second-guess his deputies, countermand, or otherwise interfere in their always tough law enforcement decisions is a surere way to kill morale, destroy condence, and ultimately weaken the force that stands between us and the bad guys. The sheriff should not intervene unless there is clear, credible evidence a mistake has been made. Was such evidence present in this case? absolutely not. Even today, eyewitnesses cannot agree on what actually happened. The sheriffs deputies acted on the facts as best they could determine them and properly turned those facts over to the state attorney to decide whether prosecution was warranted. Ultimately, the decision was to prosecute and Mr. Snyder was arrested. The word mistake is used eight times in the letter criticizing Mr. Mock. The word is vehemently suggested as an admission of his personal guilt or failure of some kind. More likely it was simply a gracious way on behalf of the sheriffs ofce of moving on after the not-guilty verdict. It was certainly no admission of personal wrongdoing. The failure to convict was in itself an indicator of something amiss in the attempt to prosecute. In other words, a mistake must have been made somewhereit was time to acknowledge that and move on. In conclusion, Mike Mock did an outstanding job for us as sheriff and has a stellar reputation in this county for honesty, integrity, evenhandedness, fairness and wisdom beyond his years. Ask any levelheaded person you meet on our streets that know him, they will tell you the same thing. Nothing concerning the Lanark debacle of ve years ago should change that. W. W. (Wallace) Giddens, Jr., P.E. (ret.) Carroll effective in stemming ow of drugs As the upcoming election approaches for Franklin County citizens, and you will choose a new sheriff for your county, I would like to offer my experience with one of the candidates on the ballot. I have known Cliff Carroll for almost 10 years now. I rst met Cliff when I worked as a prosecutor for the State Attorneys Ofce in Wakulla County and he was in charge of vice and criminal investigations at different times. As an assistant states attorney, I had frequent contact with Capt. Carroll. I regularly found that Cliff was at work during the day after he had spent most of the night out on a call or working a case. Although he surely could have stayed at home and slept after working all night, Capt. Carroll instead chose to tough it out and work through the day. This demonstrates his selessness and ability to set his personal comforts aside in order to accomplish the mission at hand. In addition to his dedicated work ethic, Capt. Carroll brings a great deal of experience to the table in dealing with drug and narcotic cases. As with many rural counties, drugs have been a concern that Wakulla County has had to address. Under Capt. Carrolls supervision, the Wakulla County vice unit has become very effective at dealing with the ow of drugs through the county. They make high-quality cases and have made hundreds of arrests. Capt. Carroll is keenly aware of the patterns and criminal activity associated with illegal drugs and narcotics and his experience with drug interdiction would be a tremendous asset to Franklin County. Although I am now in private practice and am therefore on the opposite side of the table from Cliff Carroll, we have maintained an effective working relationship. I have found him to be professional and fair. He is able to balance enforcement of the law with understanding of individual circumstances. He is well experienced and hard working. In short, Cliff Carroll would make an outstanding sheriff. David A. Kemp Attorney-at-Law Past two sheriffs both disappointments What we should look for in voting for a new sheriff is simply someone who knows the law, but also willing to conduct a thorough investigation of both sides of the circumstances and bring charges that fairly represent a case. It is my opinion that this was not done in the cases of Lathaniel Carnes, Billy Snyder and Jarrett Woolever under Mike Mocks term of ofce. Further, it is my understanding that upon Skip Shivers winning the election four years ago, Mike Mock offered to vacate the sheriffs ofce two months early so Skip could begin getting involved, which Skip declined. But Mock vacated his ofce anyway. Next, we have had Skip Shiver, who evidently lost heart in being our sheriff, and with a year left in his term, has moved his wife and family to Tallahassee. I only hope it is a personal vehicle and personal gas used to go back and forth. We deserve better representation. Cliff Carroll gives us a good new choice for sheriff. Sincerely, Frank Venable Colorado shooting does not call for gun laws Over the last several years we have seen an increasing number of attacks on the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the right to bear arms. The attacks were renewed with vigor with the questioning of Floridas Stand Your Ground law and the U. S. Senate considering the Law of The Sea treaty. It will now rise to a fever pitch with the recent killings in Colorado. We must be vigilant in defending the right to own and use a rearm and in educating succeeding generations about its importance. Gun ownership and use is one of the most basic of rights we have. Guns are used and enjoyed by millions of law abiding Americans for hunting, in competitions as well as personal protection. In fact, if one law-abiding citizen in that Colorado theatre had been armed, the killer could have been stopped before killing as many as he did. The Second Amendment speaks to one of the basic principles of being an American, personal responsibility. We believe that it is our personal responsibility to protect ourselves and our families. While we may delegate a portion of that responsibility to our governments through law enforcement and military, we believe that the ultimate and nal responsibility lies with the individual. That I believe was the intent of those who crafted and passed the Second Amendment. They recognized that government is not the answer to all problems and when a government fails to fulll the duties delegated to it we must be prepared to reclaim those duties. Our personal defense is a responsibility that we can not and should not completely absolve ourselves. It is a responsibility that if we intend to fulll requires us to bear arms. If we surrender our arms we also surrender the right to defend ourselves and our families. Therefore it is incumbent on us all to stand up to the Eric Holders and others of the left who claim that the Second Amendment does not protect the rights of individuals to own guns. That is precisely what our forefathers intended to protect and I will continue to defend. Mike Williams Homegrown talent qualied to serve Editors Note: The following letter was written following the decision last week by the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper regarding its endorsement in the race for state representative for House District 7, which includes all of Franklin County. In the House District 7 race, it is not at all surprising that the out-oftown newspaper supported the out-of-town candidate and thats a shame. When Thomas Dickens felt that running for Congress was an unrealistic stretch, he moved to Crawfordville and chose instead to run for a seat where he does not live. Perhaps he would be well suited for a Tallahasseebased seat, but based on the unique needs of this rural district, I believe the Democrat erred in its recommendation. But you were kind in recognizing my years of service and stewardship of the rural communities. For that I thank you. As the founder of Cops for Kids, as a former law enforcement ofcer, and as a small business owner, I know this district I know rural North Florida because I have lived, worked and served here for most of my life. To choose a transplant and to suggest that this person could serve this district is not just misguided, but unfair to the people who live and work here. To suggest that an outsider should serve because of his enthusiasm strongly suggests that homegrown talent people who live and work here are not as qualied as someone who doesnt know the people nor the places that make our community special. The rural communities of North Florida are unique and they are special. From the oyster beds of Franklin County to the farms of Mayo, to the quiet escape of Mashes Sands to the subtle beauty of the Aucilla, there are no place like them on earth. You acknowledge our words and our stances on key issues were virtually identical, but then you reach outside the boundaries of this seat and suggest that perhaps homegrown talent is lacking and chose, frankly, a political opportunist. And I want to be clear on this. Had you selected one Robert Hill instead, I would have said (and I say it now) that Robert is a good man, a ne man, and a worthy public servant who has lived and worked here his entire life. He is not qualied just because he lives here. But he is qualied and you could have chosen him instead. But you didnt. Instead you sent a message that the people of this community are not capable of nding someone within our borders to represent us. Shame on you. A.J. Smith Apalachicola Left: State Rep. Leonard Bembry held a free chicken dinner at the Eastpoint rehouse Friday, as part of his campaign to win the Democratic nomination Aug. 14 for the right to square off against Cong. Steve Southerland in the November general election. At the meet-and-greet, Bembry stressed that he was a conservative Democrat, committed to seeking bipartisan solutions on such problems as balancing the federal budget, reducing the federal decit and ensuring the future solvency of Social Security and Medicare. The Tea Party Congress is standing in the way of helping North Florida families who keep working hard but cant seem to get ahead, he wrote in his campaign literature. He also stressed that he believes he is the one Democrat in the race able to attract a broad array of voters, and win the seat in November. He is shown above speaking with the unofcial mayor of Eastpoint, Billy Granger. DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times Governor signs Bembry bill on affordable housing Letters to the EDITOR

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The rst of cially named storm to make landfall in the area arrived on June 9, 1966, and was hurricane Alma, a deadly cyclone that killed six in Cuba before it weakened over the cool waters of the northern Gulf and Apalachee Bay It made landfall in Franklin County as a tropical storm. On Aug. 31, 1985, Hurricane Agnes tracked across the county, leaving about $1.4 million in damage in her wake. At the time, she was the costliest storm in Florida history. She was followed by Category 3 Elena on Sept. 1, which moved westnorthwest across the county with wind gusts of 125 mph, causing roof damage, downing trees and generating several tornadoes. Apalachicola tides were 10 feet above normal. To cap off a terrible year, on Nov. 21 Hurricane Kate struck outside of the normal storm season with sustained winds of 85 mph gusting to 100 mph. Across the Panhandle, Kate severely damaged 242 buildings, many in Franklin County. The storm damaged ve-anda-half miles of roads in the county, and throughout the Panhandle many roads were washed out. High winds downed trees and damaged structures. The winds also downed power poles and lines. In 1994, Tropical Storm Beryl stalled off shore and caused damaging oods on St. George Island. In 1995, Hurricane Opal, 125 miles to the west still caused a 6.6 foot storm surge here. In 1998, Hurricane Earl made landfall in Panama City and caused a 12-foot storm surge and torrential rains along the panhandle coast. In Franklin County, storm surge damaged 136 homes and 15 businesses and led to a temporary closure of the St. George Causeway. After Earl, at least 50 people were stranded in Alligator Point because oodwaters washed out the main access route to the mainland. Hurricane Dennis, in 2005, made landfall on Santa Rosa Island, between Navarre Beach and Pensacola Beach, in Escambia County. Although far west of Franklin County, this hurricane produced a storm surge of six to nine feet in Apalachee Bay, damaging many low-lying structures. High waves associated with Dennis resulted in beach erosion to open coastal areas of Franklin County, and high water decimated the Eastpoint waterfront. Because of the great amount of damage and deaths in the Caribbean and United States, the name Dennis was retired in spring 2006 and will never be used for an Atlantic hurricane again. It was replaced by Don on List III of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season. FLORIDA MEMORY PROJECT The damaged road at Alligator Point following Hurricane Earl left at least 50 people stranded. HURRICANE from page A3 revenue is part of about $14.8 million in total revenue, with the rest coming from $2.8 million in state money and $2.2 million from federal sources. This total revenue is about a half-million dollars less than the $15.34 million in revenue during the current scal year. The remaining $7.25 million in the overall $22 million budget, $3.7 million less than the current year, comes mainly from a large but continually shrinking capital project balance, earmarked for repayment of construction costs for the consolidated school. I would make note that capital outlay millage is set to raise $1.76 million, and $1.54 million is the annual payment, said Chairman Jimmy Gander. Theres not a whole lot left in there anymore. To RIF or not to RIF No sooner had the school board quietly approved the taxing plan when they embarked on a contentious debate with Superintendent Nina Marks. I have had a heck of a day, said Board Member Carl Whaley. I get hit with we are rif ng teachers, and then this afternoon I get a call we are unrif ng teachers. Whaley was referring to the practice of embarking on a RIF (reduction in force), a staff reduction procedure whose terms must comply with the collective bargaining agreement now in place with teaching staff. Marks said she met last Thursday with Gander and School Board Attorney Barbara Sanders, and later with school district administrators, to discuss the districts need to nd about $800,000 in budget cuts if it is to balance all its numbers. As it stands now, the district will open with a comparatively slim fund balance of about $475,000, and that is expected to shrink even further by July 2013. This concerns Marks, as does the possibility that a mid-year funding correction by the state could prompt sudden cost-cutting in the middle of the school year. It has been an agonizing four days. I took everything into account in crafting a preliminary budget reduction plan, she said. Marks said because the union agreement calls for 10 days notice to a teacher being laid off, she opted to speak to two teachers on Tuesday about being laid off and planned to speak to two others. It was because of the side of me that doesnt want anyone embarrassed, she said. If we didnt do anything today, we would have people returning on day one. Thats where my thought process went, to prevent any type of humiliation because of that, Marks said. I did not do it with a smile on my face. She said her timing relied on research she did regarding a precedent set four years ago by Superintendent Joann Gander, in which the superintendent sent a RIF letter to an employee, and then placed the matter before the board two weeks later. Marks said after further discussion with the boards labor attorney Leonard Dietzen, she rescinded her decision to make the two layoffs. But, she said, Dietzen asked to hold a public workshop with the board next week regarding personnel matters in advance of what could be eventual layoffs. I can tell you for sure we have to nd $800,000 or this years not going to work, Marks said. Her comments did little to soothe a visibly angry Whaley, who said it was essential board members be made aware in advance of any type of RIF. We had no noti cation of a RIF, he said. We met a week ago and we cut out middle school sports, we cut out some of the funding for pre-K, we cut out the HRA (health reimbursement account) card and the budget was going to balance. I found out less than a week later that we were rif ng our instructional staff. Its too late for them to go out and nd a job, Whaley said. To me that is more embarrassment and not right. I as a board member, and I hope the rest of the board is with me, I want to be in the loop before decisions like this are made. I hate to get a call like I did, he said. I feel like a blooming idiot. Marks said even with the cuts outlined by the school board, there still remains as much as a quarter-million dollars to go. BUDGET from page A1 See BUDGET A7

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Local A6 | The Times Thursday, August 2, 2012 Commissioner Smokey Parrish, who was tapped early on by the county commission to represent the countys interests after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, said there will be no time limit on using the funds, once awarded. Under the RESTORE act, the ve states most affected by the spill, Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, will receive 80 percent of the nes levied under the Clean Water Act. Thirtyve percent of that money will be distributed evenly among the states to fund environmental and economic recovery along the coast. It is possible to estimate a minimum amount of money that could be allocated to Franklin County, but not a maximum. Hypothetically, if the federal court levies $5 billion in nes, $4 billion will go directly to the ve states. Thirtyve percent of that, $1.4 billion, would be divided equally among each state, making Floridas share of that pot $280 million. Each state then has created it own model for distributing the monies. According to the Florida Association of Counties website, 10 percent of Floridas money will be divided equally among the eight counties directly affected by the spill: Escambia, Santa Rosa, Walton, Okaloosa, Bay, Gulf, Franklin and Wakulla. This would mean Franklin would receive a base share of $3.5 million. The remaining 90 percent of Floridas pot of money, or a total of about $252 million, would be distributed among the eight counties based on a complex formula, weighted by population density, area of shoreline, distance from the oil spill and median income, among other factors. Franklin County stands to receive an estimated 7.9 percent of the states weighted award, so Franklin County could get an additional $31.5 million, for a total of $35 million. In the event the maximum award, $20 billion, is levied by the courts, the county could count on upward of $140 million. Alan Pierce, the countys director of administrative services, also has been involved in the ongoing RESTORE act negotiations, traveling with Parrish to a July 19 meeting of Panhandle of cials in Fort Walton Beach. Both he and Parrish stressed that this distribution plan is just a draft. Interpreting it (the formula) is a whole other ball game, Parrish said. Theres going to be changes to that. Some commissioners have been quoting $50 million as the countys share. As the countys designated representative, I have been reluctant to put half because you all thought you would be very busy with this trial, Dempsey said. It sounds like you guys are relatively close to be able to work something out. But immediately after the court hearing, Assistant State Attorney Robin Myers and defense attorney Andrew Thomas had few words with each other, with a visibly angry Myers announcing that he would settle for no less than 30 years in prison, a position Thomas later said he could not accept. Marianne Bordt, 73, faces the death penalty if convicted of rst-degree murder and aggravated child abuse in the death of her American-born grandson, Camden Hiers, on Jan. 4, 2010. Hiers was the son of Bordts daughter Karin Hiers and David Hiers, a divorced couple living separate lives in the suburbs of Atlanta. They had given the Bordt grandparents permission to take their son to Florida on a week-long Christmas vacation, and on the day before it was to end, Marianne Bordt allegedly took advantage of an errand to the Piggly Wiggly by her husband, Heinz, to kill her grandson. Dempseys postponement decision came after Myers asked that she strike a newly introduced defense witness, a German-born neuropsychologist now living in Michigan, who had been added just six days earlier. Myers said he would need time to nd an expert in issues of dementia and memory loss who could counter the ndings of Manfred Grieffenstein, PhD. Grieffenstein is expected to argue that an Oct. 7, 1944, bombing raid by Russians on Breslau, Germany, caused Bordt to suffer a closed-head injury that together with later symptoms of depression and paranoia contributed to the crime. That gave me at best 10 days to have the court appoint me an expert and evaluate the tests conducted by Grieffenstein, that they were done correctly in accordance with standards, to determine if his ndings were reasonable, Myers said. I was prepared to rebut the assumptions set forth. But this is a whole new dimension to the insanity case. The defense is claiming Bordt is not guilty by reason of insanity and should be locked up in a Florida mental hospital for the rest of her life. Dempsey encouraged both sides to sit down and try to work out a plea agreement that will avoid a possibly lengthy trial on this expensive death penalty case, which would bring in several witnesses from Germany. The prosecution continues to seek the death penalty but appears willing to settle for a lengthy term of incarceration in a Florida prison. On hand for the hearing were the boys father, David Hiers, and the other grandparents, Bill and Pat Hiers, also from Georgia, all of whom have faithfully attended hearings since the entire process began. They left quickly after the proceedings to meet with victim advocate Christy Becerra. Myers argued that Thomas motion had not been led within the courtordered deadlines for discovery. This is long past the 120-day cutoff , he said. Thomas countered that he had made clear from the outset of the case he intended to le an insanity defense and that he had contacted Grieffenstein in February. He then prepared a request for services to public defender Nancy Daniels to fund this expert witness, but learned that funds were exhausted and could not be expended until the beginning of the scal year on July 1. He acknowledged that both sides were uncomfortably close to trial but stressed that he acted on the witness as soon as fees were approved and that the tests were done in July as soon as they could be arranged. Thomas said he met with Myers in Quincy and went over several details of the case, including depositions that had not yet been transcribed and a difference in how translations had been done of Marianne Bordts comments when she was rst interviewed by law enforcement and medical personnel at the jail. Thomas Robert C. Bruner Attorney Personal & Business Bankruptcy Over 30 Years Legal Experience 850-670-3030 bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. 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On July 6, it was signed into law by President Barack Obama. The RESTORE act paves the way for Congress to hold the parties responsible for the Gulf oil disaster accountable for restoring the Gulf by investing nes owed by BP and Andarko in economic and ecological renewal projects. U.S. Judge Carl Barbier of the Eastern District of Louisiana already found BP and Andarko Petroleum liable for civil penalties for their role in the Deepwater Horizon spill. Under the Clean Water Act, they can be ned from $1,000 to $4,300 per barrel leaked after the deadly explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig. That could add nes of up to roughly $5 billion to $20 billion. Without the RESTORE Act, the nes levied would have been deposited in the federal treasury. The court has given no indication how much the petroleum companies will be expected to pay. The amount of compensation BP and Andarko must provide depends on how negligent Barbier rules the companies were. In addition to the 35 percent of the RESTORE money to be distributed by the states, another 60 percent will be disbursed by a newly created Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (GCERC), made up of the federal chair of the Council on Environmental Quality, the heads of the interior, commerce and agriculture departments, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, the Secretary of the Army and the head of the Coast Guard. It also will include governors from all ve states or their appointed representative. Some of this additional money also could be awarded to Franklin County. The 60 percent will be divided into three pots, half of it to be divided among the ve states based on factors such as oil spill effects and coastal population. Each state will receive at least 5 percent of this money. The other half will be used to implement a coastal restoration plan developed by the GCERC, focusing on projects that have been authorized and are ready to move forward quickly. The nal 5 percent goes to research on the Gulf sheries, half of this for science, monitoring and technology programs, and half to create the Centers of Excellence Research Grants, which will offer grants to research a variety of Gulf issues. Pierce said the county has no role in the court negotiations, but he expects the settlement to come in the next six months. If it is not resolved quickly, it will probably go back to court, he said. He stressed that uses of the money, when it is awarded, will be limited. I dont want people to think we can use the money just to replace tax dollars, Pierce said. It cant be used to fund the sheriffs department or buy a bunch of new cars. The legislative package that the Senate rst approved 74-19 included RESTORE Act funding, and eventually was crafted into a rare bipartisan bill by a House-Senate conference committee. In addition to the RESTORE Act, the package also reauthorizes and revamps the National Flood Insurance Program, reauthorizes funding for highway and transit programs, and maintains the low 3.4 percent interest rate on college student loans. Florida Sen. Bill Nelson (D) voted yes on the bill while Sen. Marco Rubio (R) voted no. Congressman Steve Southerland, the only Gulf Coast House member appointed to the conference committee, also voted yes. BP MONEY from page A1 BORDT from page A1 See BORDT A7

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Local The Times | A7 Thursday, August 2, 2012 has led a motion that Bordts Miranda rights were violated when she was rst brought in to the jail. Thomas said he had complied with all earlier deadlines and noted that Myers had violated deadlines earlier in the case. Myers pushed back, arguing that Thomas should have come to the court and explained that because of budget constraints, he cant hire a witness. We could have set this case in August, September or some other date, he said. Im not complaining that I havent prepared, but this has greatly inconvenienced a lot of people. He noted that more than 500 requests had been sent out to prospective jurors. The courtroom had some issues that were resolved in a very expedient manner. A lot of hoops were jumped through to make this July 30 deadline, Myers said. I dont see how I can really move forward if Dr. Grieffenstein is allowed to testify without having somebody to rebut the veracity of his opinion. This doctor did multiple tests; the way you administer the test is half the battle. To eliminate Dr. Grieffenstein is a most egregious form of sanction that a court can have, to eliminate the testimony of a witness. Thomas said Myers has never sought assistance from the court to hire an expert. I like Robin Myers, and Ive tried to develop a professional relationship on this case to discuss how we resolve this short of a trial, he said. I asked him to waive the death penalty and told him If we do this, were going to spend a lot of money, and it will be reversed on proportionality. This woman is going to be in her 80s and no governor is going to sign a death warrant. Thomas called seeking the death penalty a useless act and said he had been stonewalled by the prosecution in trying to resolve this case. He conceded that Grieffensteins testimony added a new wrinkle to the case but said that to introduce a condential witness in advance of having him run tests would have given the prosecution an undue advantage. Thomas said talks with the prosecution over a settlement have proved fruitless, with State Attorney Willie Meggs discussing with Daniels at the 11th hour a possible deal. But neither side has been willing to budge, said Thomas, with the defense holding out for the state hospital and the prosecution wanting incarceration at a womens penitentiary. Thomas did say he had checked out the womens correctional facility I know the ward she would be staying at, he said. I know she would not be given her medication. I know she would be with another prisoner. He rejected out of hand an offer he said had been made for 40 years. Shes mentally ill and shes demented. Give me a number around 20, that she could (eventually) move to lenient custody, Thomas said. He noted that actuarial tables show her life expectancy is fewer than 15 years. Bordts daughter Karin, has had as little interaction with law enforcement of cials as possible, say police, as far back as the day after the crime. But, for the rst time, the defense indicated Thursday that Karin Hiers, as well as the Bordts older son Martin, who lives in Germany, might be willing to testify that their mother should not be sent to a prison for her crime, but be treated in a mental institution. We have a lot of victims here, not just David Hiers, Thomas said. The next hearing is scheduled for Aug. 17 in the courthouse in Apalachicola. We are not close, she said. It wasnt enough. Pre-K changes highlight cost-cutting After the meeting, Marks said the boards decision to eliminate its funding the HRA card, designed to cover up to an employees entire $1,250 deductible, could save about $108,000, because it wouldnt go into effect until Jan. 1, 2013. Dropping dental insurance would save the district about $67,000. Making changes to the pre-kindergarten program could save the district about a quarter-million dollars, Marks said. As currently outlined, three of the pre-K teachers would migrate to the Franklin County School, where Cathy Woods would teach elementary ESE, and Mary Williams and Valerie Miller kindergarten. Kay Cadwallader would remain at the Learning Center and oversee three certi ed paraprofessionals in teaching about 80 students. Students who just attend for the three morning hours would not have to pay, but the parents of any child who stays all day would have to pay $45 a week, similar to the policy in place at the ABC School. Unlike kindergarten through 12th grade classes, pre-K is not funded by state per pupil reimbursement, except for students with special needs or learning disabilities. In addition, the district plans to save about $90,000 by not holding summer school for fth and eight graders who have fallen behind in their work. Also to be implemented is a plan to save $14,000 by eliminating middle school sports, although Athletic Director Josh Wright has said affected students will have ample opportunity to play either on junior varsity squads or in programs outside of school. In addressing Marks decision to move forward with teacher cuts, Jimmy Gander said the matter had been discussed at last weeks meeting, but he had not been clear that a decision had been reached. They (the teachers) are still in limbo, he said. They know they can go back to their classroom, Marks said. Gander said he had concerns that existing teachers could be cut when the district has hired new employees, and read from a state audit of a few years ago that indicated the district had spent an additional $1.24 million mainly due to the district hiring 30 new fulltime employees. He also raised questions whether the July 2012 fund balance of $473,000 was correct. What are two jobs going to do? he asked. I have 10 proposals (for cuts). I have them right here. People are going to lose jobs because theres not enough money to pay them. Whaley said cuts in existing teaching personnel should not be made, even if it means putting a teacher in a classroom outside their teaching certi cation, and Gander agreed. Why do we hire teachers when we cut teachers? Whaley asked. Well bring a brand new person in and well kick you out, when they can teach out of eld. We dont have to displace what we have as dedicated teachers. After discussion with Sanders, it was agreed to hold a public workshop with Deitzen at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, in the Willie Speed board room to discuss the budget. Gander cautioned that the meeting would be open, but no public comment would be allowed. As far as a workshop, if we dont come in here and roll up our sleeves, thats not a workshop, he said. You cannot spend more money than youre taking in. I had a list of 10 proposals that I put before the meeting. Board members have the option to have their own proposals. I urge board members to come up with ideas of their own and be creative. We got a nancial report in May, one month before the sky falls, and it said everything was ne, Gander said. The key word is discussion and recommendations, not a RIF letter. Marks said one factor was the projected growth of about 40 students for next year in the district. We have more coming in than we had last year, she said. Probably between 30 and 40. The proposals that we have didnt get us as far as it needed to get us, Marks said. Whats going to happen in January is that when appropriations get adjusted, (theyll be holdbacks). Theres no way to know today what other holdbacks are going to happen. We are trying to protect ourselves, she said. We were originally trying to save $602,000, but $800,000 is a buffer and we wouldnt be hurt in January. Whaley stressed that the school district needed to publicize how were cutting and what were cutting. We need to be open to the public with why and how were proposing these cuts. What people are reading on Facebook are the half-truths. (Theyre saying ) if its in that bad of straits, Im taking my child out of this district, he said. With those halftruths out there, were losing the faith of the people. I know we have to make cuts, and theyre hard decisions, he said. But everything we do needs to be open. The board also accepted the resignation of nance director Roy Carroll, whose last day is Aug. 10. He has indicated that he is interested in returning to his previous role as middle school math teacher and has applied for that open position in the district. BILL MILLER REALTY 850-697-3751 (3310) 570-0658 400 + COMM. U.S. 98 & GULF ADJ. 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By TAMARA ALLEN Special to the Times Franklins Promise Coalition hosted a senior summit July 19 at the Carrabelle Senior Center, speci cally focused on senior issues and needs in Franklin County. The Area Agency on Aging, Department of Children And Families, Franklin County Emergency Management, Franklin County Health Department and others were represented among the 42 people attended, including 20 seniors, 15 representatives from organization that serve seniors and a variety of care givers and concerned citizens from throughout the county. The group went through a brainstorming exercise, facilitated by Franklins Promise Director Joe Taylor, to prioritize their concerns and discuss possible solutions. The lack of transportation to doctors appointments, to run errands and to seek government services was the most important concern. The second issue was countywide communication, including how to nd out what is happening, whats available and who to contact. Attendees indicated county of cials are not very responsive to the needs of seniors based on their level of funding and support. The third priority was limited access to health care. Even though things are improving, people are still being bounced back and forth from Franklin County to Tallahassee and Panama City for medical services. Representatives of 15 service providers gave a brief summary of what their organizations offer county seniors. Emergency management staff was on site to process re-entry tags and sign seniors up for special needs assistance in case of disasters or emergencies. Individuals brought their drivers license and a utility bill with their home address on it and were able to get a re-entry tag, which are still available at their of ce in Apalachicola. Everyone expressed a special thank you to the Carrabelle Senior Center for hosting the meeting. The results of the meeting will be summarized and published by Franklins Promise Coalition. For more information, call Joe Taylor 323-0176. IVEY is a one year old Australian Shepherd. She is blue merle and white with one blue eye and one brown. Her brother Berle is brown merle with brown eyes. Aussies are intelligent dogs that need a job. They are not layabouts so would not be a good choice if you are looking to adopt a couch potatoe. If, however, you are wanting a smart, responsive dog that thrives on activity and training, one of these beautiful dogs may be right for you. Come to the Volunteers are desperately needed to socialize all of our dogs and cats. We are always looking for people willing to bring one of our animals into their home to be fostered for various needs. Anytime you can spare would be greatly appreciated. Call Karen at 670-8417 for more details or visit the Franklin County Humane Society at 244 State Road 65 in Eastpoint. You may logon to the website at www. forgottenpets.org to see more of our adoptable pets. PET OF THE WEEK Franklin County Humane Society animals into their home to be fostered for various needs. Anytime you can spare would be greatly appreciated. Call Karen at 670-8417 for more details or visit the Franklin County Humane Society at 244 State Road 65 in Eastpoint. You may logon to the website at www. forgottenpets.org to see more of our adoptable pets. WE CAN HELP! GOT MOSQUITOES? CALL L OIS AT 653-5857 Franklin Countys ONLY LOC AL Pest Control Company 10% OFF ALL RET A I L (No Double Discounts) RET 7 FO I LS $25.00 Cut/Style NO T included M-F 9-7 9-5 SUN 12-5 M-F 9-7 9-5 M-F 9-7 9-5 BACK T O SCHOOL HOURS 10% OFF 10% OFF $25.00 S HO W Y OUR SPI R IT Fashion Color E xtensions $8.00/each Society A8 | The Times Thursday, August 2, 2012 Mr. & Mrs. Leon ONeal and Mr. Dennis Green request the honor of your presence at the marriage of their daughter, Shelita Richanda Green, to Mr. Cory Allen. The wedding will take place on Saturday, August 11, at 5 p.m. at St. Paul AME Church, 81 Avenue I. The reception will be held at the Fort Coombs Armory, at the corner of 4th St. and Avenue D All family and friends are invited. Shelita is the granddaughter of Mrs. Gladys Green and the late Mr. Freddie Green Sr., and the late Carrie and Clinton (CW) Davis Sr. Pay heed to parking rules at Chillas Hall I would like to thank Apalachicola Police Of cer Tim Davis for his extraordinary work. Without his help, I wouldnt have been able to nd my bike. He ran all around Apalachicola, talked to many people and even continued working when he wasnt on duty, just so he could nish the job. To me, thats true workmanship! So again thank you! And I hope that he can help other people just like he helped me to get my bicycle back Monday, July 30. Sincerely, Amber Henning Franklin County hosts Senior Summit Feather IN YOUR CAP TIM DAVIS Wedding Green, Allen to wed Watch your driving, as school is about to start. The buses will be stopping to pick up and unload their precious cargo. And while youre shopping, dont forget to put some school supplies in the boxes for the less fortunate children. Lunch this afternoon, at the senior center, will be sponsored by H. Jeff Vonier. Jeff is a candidate for sheriff of Franklin County. Be sure to try to be here to meet and talk with Jeff. Serving begins at noon. Free coffee is at Chillas Hall from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Thursdays. The men from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are there to help you, and talk to you about your problems, if any. Saturday Night Live, in Carrabelle, will be at the senior center, 201 Avenue F. Ron Vice will spin the platters for your dancing and listening pleasure. Bring your favorite snacks, beverages, dancing shoes and your main squeeze, and enjoy the evening. The Over 50 Dance begins at 7 p.m. Have you seen the ads on television that the state of Florida is running? Its about picking up after your pets. There is a sign with our longtime ordinance about this in front of Chillas Hall. Read it sometime; its the law. There are two wooden signs in front of Chillas Hall that you need to pay attention to. The only time you can park in front of the hall is when youre dropping off a handicapped person, and never in front of the post of ce. Hope you marked your calendars for Saturday, August 11. Breakfast will be served from 8:30-11 a.m. at Chillas Hall. Cliff Carroll will be our host. Cliff is another candidate for sheriff of Franklin County. Come meet and talk to Cliff, and enjoy a good breakfast. Be kind to one another, check on the sick and housebound and remember ASAP also stands for Always Say a Prayer. Had lunch last Sunday at St. James Rehab Center, and visited with our friends and neighbors there, of which there are many. Diane Hubanks is doing very well. Until next time, God bless America, our troops, the poor, homeless and hungry. LANARK NEWS Jim Welsh TAMARA ALLEN | Special to the Times Joe Taylor helps lead Senior Summit

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The Times | A9 Thursday, August 2, 2012 SATURDAY, A UGU S T 4TH AT 7:00 P.M. AND SUNDAY, A UGU S T 5TH AT 11:00 A.M. AND 6:00 P.M. EA S TPOINT CHUR C H OF G OD 379 A VENUE A Dont Miss This Night of Worship! 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 Nursery now provided for Sunday Church Service 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 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 WELCOMES YOU Church of the Ascension 101 NE First Street Carrabelle SUNDAY 10:00 AM WELCOMES YOU Church THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH (850) 274-4490 (850) 545-2578 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. Sunday Worship Services 8 & 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays Healing Service 11 a.m. Centering Prayer 4 p.m. Faith First Baptist hosts yard sale Saturday The First Baptist Church Christian School is hosting a yard sale this Saturday, Aug. 4, from 8 a.m. until, rain or shine, at First Baptist Church on 9th Street in Apalachicola. There are plenty of things for the whole family. For more information, call Ursula Stratton at 670-8799. Fellowship Baptist welcomes praise team Sunday Fellowship Baptist Church, 10 Ellis Van Vleet St. in Apalachicola, is hosting the Senior Praise and Worship Team from St. Andrews Baptist Church in Panama City this Sunday evening, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. St. Andrews Baptist performs the Passion Play each year at the Marina Civic Center in Panama City. This will be a wonderfully spiritual service and everyone is welcome! There will be refreshments in the fellowship hall after the service. Please come and join us. For more information, call 653-4200 Love Center hosts music fest Friday The Love and Worship Center Church, 150 10th St., will present its Word through Praise Music Fest on Friday, Aug. 3, at 7 p.m. This anointed service will feature many local artists and groups as well as others from the tri-state area. Featured artists include Mario Pugh from Atlanta; Gracie McGriff from Daytona Beach; Dr. Monica Jarmon from Panama City; Herbert Beard from Port. St. Joe; and Jhaki Davis, Angelita Stephens, Beyla Walker, D & J Mime, the Hillside dancers and Pastor Barry Hand and the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist choir, all from Apalachicola. The event is sponsored by the Love Center Evangelistic Ministry, led by Elders James and Alma Pugh. For more information, call Evangelist Alma Pugh at 370-6465. Camp Meeting 2012 opens Monday The Love Center Church of Apalachicola, 150 10th St., will present its Camp Meeting 2012: Faith Under Fire Aug. 510 nightly at 7 p.m. There will be a pre-service Sunday, Aug. 5, at 5 p.m. The speaker lineup includes Sunday, Aug. 5 Apostle Marion McDowell from Dove Life Ministry, Daleville, Ala.; Monday, Aug. 6 Pastor Kenneth Dennis, Restoration Faith Center, Perry; Tuesday, Aug. 7 Evangelist Alma Pugh, Love Center Church, Apalachicola; Wednesday, Aug. 8 Pastor Anthony Andrews, Kingdoms Agenda International Ministries, Panama City; Thursday, Aug. 9 Pastor Earl Brown, Blessed Hope Ministries, Quincy; and Friday, Aug. 10 Overseer JoAnn White, Rehoboth Family Christian Church, Atlanta. For more info, call 6532203 or email to sliwii@ aol.com The Stephens Family We would like to express our sincere gratitude and heartfelt thanks for your prayers and support during a very difcult time for the family of the late Henry F. Stephens. We sincerely appreciate your sentiments of love. The Betty Stephens Family The Franklin County Public Librarys Summer Program for youth, teens and adults reects over the past few weeks as being one of the best yet. Between the Covers offered programs for adults, Own the Night for teens and Dream Big Read for children of all ages. Both the library in Carrabelle and Eastpoint offered weekly activities that encouraged participants to read while enjoying guest speakers, animal visits, black light crafts, eld trips and edible night-time snacks. As usual, there were many library supporters who graciously gave of their time and talents to help promote some of the great programs that were offered. The library staff wishes to make a resounding Thank you to each of the following who contributed to a successful summer program. Our list of guest speakers includes Denise Williams, Kay Wheeler, Carlos Hill, Roni Sharp, Lois Swoboda, Chris Massey, Deputy Dasher and a panel of judges, which included Ed Aguiar, Dawn Radford, Jeff Ilardi and Amanda Street. Volunteers Kate Aguiar and Pam Prince assisted with props and time, Piggly Wiggly donation, and Ms. Bonny Ball. The county library consistently works to promote not only reading but family involvement. Summer programs like these offer a time for families to come to the library and see how the library can expand horizons for each member. For more details about library programs please call the Eastpoint branch 670-8151 or the Carrabelle branch 697-2366. Monica Conter Benning, 97, of Fort Myers passed away Sunday, July 22, at Hope Hospice. She was the daughter of August E. Conter, M.D., and Mary Ann (Mamie) Conter of Apalachicola. She graduated from St. Patricks High School in Apalachicola at age 16 and received her R.N. degree at Providence Hospital in Mobile, Ala., in 1939. In 1940, Monica joined the Army Nurse Corps as a second lieutenant and was assigned to Walter Reed General Hospital, Washington, D.C., where she became the ofcial model for the Red Cross Army Nurse Corps recruiting program. In July 1941, she was deployed to Hawaii and on Nov. 15 was one of six nurses assigned to the new Hickam Field 30bed hospital, where on Dec. 7 she was one of two nurses on duty when the Japanese attacked. There is a monument beside the hospital dedicated to Monica. The famous book Day of Infamy by Walter Lord begins: Monica Conter, a young Army nurse She has been on PBS, the History Channel, three major news networks, in numerous books, and was guest speaker over the years in various parts of the country. She was a member of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association. In Dec. 2006 Monica was guest speaker at the Pearl Harbor Survivors Associations national convention held in Hawaii. Monicas loving husband of 63 years, Bernard F. Benning (Barney), Lt. Col. USAR and retired corporate executive of Graybar Electric Co., preceded her in death in 2005. Bernard was also a Pearl Harbor survivor and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D.C., with full military honors. She is survived by her children, Joseph Phillip (Carol) Benning, Veronica Benning and Gregory C. Benning, all of Fort Myers; her granddaughters, Melanie (Jurgen) of Atlanta, Ga. and Lauren of Fort Myers; and three nephews, Charles Daniel (Joanne) Conter of Brooksville, Eugene Conter of Columbus, Ohio, and Joseph (Tina) Jasinski of Meriden, Conn. Services celebrating Monicas life were held at The Palms of Fort Myers Chapel, 2674 Winkler Ave., Fort Myers, with Pastor Robert Williams ofciating, on Monday afternoon, July 3. A reception followed at the Palms. A Catholic service and interment will be at the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. with military honors. The family would like to thank Hope Hospice for their wonderful care and support. In lieu of owers, please make memorial contributions to Hope Hospice: 9470 Health Park Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908. Friends may sign the guest book at www. horizonfunerals.com Monica Conter Benning MONICA CONTER BENNING Faith BRIEFS CARD OF THANKS Obituary YOUR COUNTY LIBRARY

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Live shrimp or D.O.A. shrimp have made the most impact. Offshore action will improve this week as Amber Jack season will open again, making the long trip offshore a little more enticing! Good reports are coming in from Howard creek this week of nice sized bream and good number of cat sh, that is of course if you can nd a break in the constant afternoon storms. Lake Wimico and the Brothers are reporting on good bass catches on spinnerbaits and crankbaits this week as well. SPONSORED BY Email outdoors news to timesoutdoors @star .com Thursday, August 2, 2012 O UTDOORS www.apalachtimes.com Section Section A By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com Mary and Jim Lawhon and their extended family are the heart and soul of C-Quarters Youth Fishing Tournament from July 20-21 in Carrabelle. With 142 kids shing, tournament coordinator Mary Lawhon said the ninth annual tournament was the biggest and best ever. The weather was good and youngsters came from as far away as Louisiana and New York to participate. Lawhon said many anglers were the grandchildren of county residents. This is a very family oriented tournament, she said. Parents get involved with their children during the event. Without, the Lawhon family, the tournament probably would not happen. In addition to Marys role as coordinator, the weighmaster was her brother-in-law, Tommy. He patiently weighed sh of less than one ounce for enthusiastic anglers, Mary said. Her daughter-in-law, Kelley Lawhon, was his faithful scribe for the fth consecutive year, traveling from Louisiana to help. Granddaughter Jordan Lawhon shed in the tournament as a member of Team Yes Dear. Every member of the team placed in the competition and Allie King caught the largest sh in the tournament, a four-pound Spanish mackerel. Another granddaughter, Blakey Lawhon, is too old to sh but came along to act as deckhand for the team. After attending an orientation class Friday night, each young sherman received a free rod and reel provided by Fish Florida. Mary Lawhon wants to remind everyone that buying Fish Florida license plates supports the outreach organization which reaches out to teach kids responsible shing practices. Lawhon said local merchants also contributed greatly to the tournament. She gave special thanks to Jimmy Crowder for allowing the tournament to be headquartered at C-Quarters and to dockmaster Millard Collins. From staff reports C-Quarters King sh Shootout this weekend Boats will shove off from the C-Quarters Marina in Carrabelle for the ninth annual King sh Shootout in Carrabelle next weekend, to raise money and awareness for the Leukemia Research Foundation. The 2012 tournament will be Aug. 4-5, beginning with the Captains Meeting at 6 p.m. Friday and the tournament 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. A $16,500 payout with 10 places is guaranteed. You can win $5,000 for the biggest king sh. The boat registration fee is $250 per boat. During the past nine years, the tourney has raised $630,000 making it the largest independent fundraiser for leukemia research. To register, visit www.cquartersmarina.com. Or call 697-8400 for more info. Manatee, sea turtle decals support conservation New editions of manatee and sea turtle decals are available at local tax collectors of ces across the state. The popular decals, produced annually by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, provide an important source of funds for the states efforts to conserve Floridas manatees and sea turtles. Anyone donating $5 will receive a decal. Donations support manatee and sea turtle research, rehabilitation and educational programs, as well as FWC conservation efforts. Its great to see our decals everywhere: on cars, trucks, boats and trailers. Decals are a fantastic and affordable way to show the importance of protecting Floridas manatees and sea turtles, said the FWCs sea turtle program leader, Robbin Trindell. Many FWC animal recovery initiatives are made possible with revenue produced by our decal programs. For more information on manatee and sea turtle decals, visit MyFWC.com/Manatee or MyFWC. com/SeaTurtle. Dont invite wild re to your door The Florida Forest Service is asking for help in extinguishing summer wild res early. As more thunderstorms appear, lightning strikes become more common. If you witness a lightning strike report it by calling 911. When caught early, res caused by lightning can be managed and suppressed. Otherwise they might burn intensely underground for days until they blow out and cause larger wild res that are harder to manage and contain. Keeping your yard clean and rooftops and gutters clear helps reduce the wild re risk to your home. Keep the areas near your home clear of storm blowdown and excessive yard debris. If your cleanup involves burning the debris, there are requirements that must be followed under Florida law. Piles should be 8 feet or less in diameter. Larger piles will require an authorization before lighting. Piles must be at least 50 feet from the road, 25 feet from the house and forest land, and 150 feet from homes or structures. Burning must not start before 9 a.m. and must be extinguished one hour before sunset. Your smoke must not create a hazard or a nuisance. Outdoors BRIEFS WHY DID THE RATTLER CROSS THE ROAD? CHIP SANDERS | Special to the Times This rattlesnake, possibly an Eastern diamondback rattler, was spotted about noon July 26 at Avenue K and 10th Street in Apalachicola. Rattlesnake populations in the Florida Panhandle are generally shrinking, because of loss of habitat and human interaction. TOURNEY WINNERS Speckled Trout: 1) Jackson Rowe 2) Jordan Lawhon 3) Fisher Edwards Flounder: 1) Colton Thomas 2) Tyler Grinstead 3) Cailin Thomas Cat sh: 1) Jessie Alday 2) Joseph Murphy 3) B. B. Pepper-Jones Sea Bass: 1) Dawson Bodie 2) Grayson Millender 3) Zack Libby Pin sh: 1) Zackery Mock 2) Brooke Mercer 3) Jonah Bedford Croaker: 1) Waylon Boston 2) Preston Thompson 3) Joseph Kilpatrick Mackerel: 1) Allie King 2) Rodge Waldrop 3) Taylor Blanchard Lady Fish: 1) Tressie Edwards 2) Roland Waldrop 3) Charlie Collins Photos by MARY LAWHON | Special to the Times Every member of Team Yes Dear placed in the competition. Pictured are Taylor Blanchard, Jim Lawhon, Jordan Lawhon, deckhand Blakey Lawhon, Hunter Pitt and Allie King. At right, Jonah Bedford wrestles with his catch. C-Quarters shing tourney a family affair 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, August 2 86 76 50 % Fri, August 3 86 76 30 % Sat, August 4 86 75 30 % Sun, August 5 85 76 40 % Mon, August 6 85 76 60 % Tues, August 7 85 76 60 % Wed, August 8 86 76 20 % 1 We 426am 2.4 139pm 3.0 737am 2.1 907pm -0.2 2 Th 444am 2.4 236pm 2.9 827am 1.8 940pm 0.2 3 Fr 459am 2.4 329pm 2.9 913am 1.6 1008pm 0.3 4 Sa 513am 2.4 420pm 2.7 959am 1.4 1031pm 0.6 5 Su 527am 2.6 513pm 2.6 1045am 1.1 1051pm 1.0 6 Mo 544am 2.6 610pm 2.2 1134am 1.0 1110pm 1.3 7 Tu 605am 2.7 716pm 2.1 1229pm 1.0 1131pm 1.4 8 We 631am 2.9 839pm 1.9 134pm 0.8 1154pm 1.8 9 Th 704am 2.9 1030pm 1.9 249pm 0.6 10 Fr 744am 2.9 1221am 1.8 405pm 0.6 11 Sa 834am 2.9 511pm 0.5 12 Su 935am 2.9 607pm 0.3 13 Mo 232am 2.4 1042am 2.9 455am 2.2 654pm 0.2 14 Tu 259am 2.4 1147am 2.9 604am 2.2 733pm 0.2 2 Th 444am 2.4 236pm 2.9 827am 1.8 940pm 0.2 3 Fr 459am 2.4 329pm 2.9 913am 1.6 1008pm 0.3 4 Sa 513am 2.4 420pm 2.7 959am 1.4 1031pm 0.6 5 Su 527am 2.6 513pm 2.6 1045am 1.1 1051pm 1.0 6 Mo 544am 2.6 610pm 2.2 1134am 1.0 1110pm 1.3 7 Tu 605am 2.7 716pm 2.1 1229pm 1.0 1131pm 1.4 8 We 631am 2.9 839pm 1.9 134pm 0.8 1154pm 1.8 9 Th 704am 2.9 1030pm 1.9 249pm 0.6 10 Fr 744am 2.9 1221am 1.8 405pm 0.6 11 Sa 834am 2.9 511pm 0.5 12 Su 935am 2.9 607pm 0.3 13 Mo 232am 2.4 1042am 2.9 455am 2.2 654pm 0.2 14 Tu 259am 2.4 1147am 2.9 604am 2.2 733pm 0.2 After attending an orientation class Friday night, each young sherman received a free rod and reel provided by Fish Florida. Mary Lawhon wants to remind everyone that buying Fish Florida license plates supports the outreach organization which reaches out to teach kids responsible shLawhon said local merchants also contributed greatly to the tournament. She gave special thanks to Jimmy Crowder for allowing the tournament to be headquartered at C-Quarters and to dockmaster Millard Collins. Speckled Trout: 1) Jackson Rowe 2) Jordan Lawhon 3) Fisher Edwards Colton Thomas 2) Tyler Grinstead 3) Cailin Thomas Alday 2) Joseph Murphy 3) B. B. Pepper-Jones Sea Bass: 1) Dawson Bodie 2) Grayson Millender 3) Zack Libby Pin sh: 1) Zackery Mock 2) Brooke Mercer 3) Jonah Bedford Croaker: 1) Waylon Boston 2) Preston Thompson 3) Joseph Kilpatrick Mackerel: 1) Allie King 2) Rodge Waldrop 3) Taylor Blanchard Lady Fish: 1) Tressie Edwards 2) Roland Waldrop 3) Charlie Collins Photos by MARY LAWHON | Special to the Times Every member of Team Yes Dear placed in the competition. Pictured are Taylor Blanchard, Jim Lawhon, Jordan Lawhon, deckhand Blakey Lawhon, Hunter Pitt and Jonah Bedford wrestles with his catch.

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CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA SP O RTS www.apalachtimes.com A Section The Franklin County Dixie Debs softball team, now the Florida state champion, head off early Thursday morning to the World Series in Powhatan, Virginia, where they will open play on Saturday, Aug. 4. Theyll be starting off in game 6 at noon, against the home team Powhatan squad. In the event that coach Kevin Newells squad proves victorious, theyll face the winner of Saturdays 2 p.m. game between the Alabama and Tennessee champions. In the event the Florida champions drop their opener, theyll have to work themselves out of the losers bracket, in an 11 a.m. Sunday matchup against the loser of Saturdays game between Alabama and Tennessee. Sporting all new Florida state champions, and with the generous support of the county and local donors, the girls are looking forward to this once-in-a lifetime opportunity. Pictured above are, front row, from left, assistant coach Allen Millender, Chena Segree, Christina Collins, Anna lee, Morgan Newell, Emily Hateld, Stephanie Marxsen and assistant coach Matt Kelley. Back row from left are coach Newell, Maddie Newell, Morgan Kelley, Emily Hunt, Ally Millender, Ashley Carroll and Morgan Mock. By MICHAEL SWEATT Special to the Times This past weekend, the 15-and-under Franklin County AAU basketball team represented themselves and their county very well, making it all the way to the championship game. On Friday we started out with a blaze, opening up against a very athletic and big Taylor County Wildcat AAU team. Less than three months ago we lost to this team by almost 30 points. We out-rebounded and outplayed a much bigger and athletic team due to better execution and fundamentals. We also used our speed and quickness which we had a slight advantage as a whole team. The nal score was 59-41 which really lifted the boys for the upcoming games. Kelsey Jones had 16 points with 13 rebounds, Carza Harvey had 14, with 10 assists, and Camron White had nine points with 11 rebounds. KK Wilson added seven points, Marshall Sweet six points and six steals, Tyler Howard two points with ve steals, and Johnny Jones had three points. Nathan Jones helped chip in with four rebounds and Chance White also saw some minutes in the game. On Saturday we started out short a player as Wilson had a prior commitment with his family. We opened up with SEGA Thunder, a team out of southeast Georgia. They were a very physical team who played hardnosed defense. They also had a very talented point guard. Our defense came alive, only allowing them to score 11 points the rst half as the score was 23-11. The second half we missed several opportunities in transition and only scored 15 points. Their team defense was also a factor in that too. They hustled and were very physical. Our team defense only allowed them to score 10 points in the second half! We were communicating and blocking out very well. The nal score was 3821 with another victory. Harvey led all scorers with 17 points and six assists. Kelsey Jones had eight points and 12 rebounds. Camron White had seven points with 10 rebounds, Tyler Howard had 4 points with four steals, and Sweet had two points with four steals. Nathan Jones had three rebounds and Johnny Jones a steal and an assist. Chance White chipped in with one assist too. The last game on Saturday, we took on a North Florida AAU team called the Blazin Heat. They were undefeated going in to our game, so we knew we were guaranteed getting in the championship Sunday no matter how the game played out now. We fought hard the whole game but foul trouble was a problem and they nailed their free throws, hitting 24 of 29. With everything that happened, it was still a fourpoint game with two minutes left and we got backto-back steals but could not take advantage as we missed a lay-up and threw a bad pass on the other. After fouling, the nal score was a 10-point loss, 50-40. Harvey had 14 points with seven assists, Kelsey Jones had 11 points with 11 rebounds, Camron White had seven points with seven rebounds, Howard had four points and six steals, Sweet had four points and four steals, and Nathan Jones put in some big minutes with ve rebounds. In the championship game Sunday it was a rematch and it was a grind. There were so many lead changes and I feel we outplayed the Heat in every facet of the game. The only difference from the previous day is we were the team getting to the free throw line and we were the aggressor. The other difference is they made their free throws the day before but we did not, shooting a whopping 7-of24! Yes we missed 17 free throws ...the nal score was 43-51! On top of missing free throws we also boggled several opportunities down the stretch which cost us several points. Even after missing many free throws, we could have still won if we would have executed offensive transition opportunities. Kelsey Jones got the AllTournament trophy as he scored 19 points, had 15 rebounds with ve steals and four assists in the championship game. Camron White had seven points and eight rebounds, Sweet had seven points with six steals, Harvey had seven points with six assists, and Howard had three points with ve steals. Overall this was a great experience and great tourney for these boys. They have been working so hard since March tooling up their games. I had random coaches and fans coming up to me, bragging on our players amazing improvement from the rst tournament to now. These kids deserve every compliment they got, as they worked so hard to get to where they are now. Second place is never fun, especially when we played like a rst-place team, but the experience and the feeling these kids got from this will help them the next time we make it to a championship game. The 17-and-under kids this off-season included David Butler, Rakheim Pierce, Chase Golden, Direek Farmer, Seth Rogers, Ladarius Rhodes, Kelsey Jones, Carza Harvey, Camron White, Tyler Howard, and Marshall Sweet. This team also worked just as hard and participated in two county tournaments, Florida State Team Camp, which they played seven games, and the Dade Community Street League in Tallahassee, which they participated in seven games and lost in the semi nals of the playoffs. There is still a lot of work to be done but this off-season was surely a success to the Franklin County basketball program. Next AAU season we plan on opening up another age group 12and-under and we will have tryouts in March 2013. Also I know the middle school programs have been cancelled this year but we will still have games during the fall for that age group. We will have tryouts for sixthto eight-graders and a parent fundraising meeting probably in the early part of October and carry on raising the money we need to have fall program this year for that age group. I will post a date for tryouts with the next couple of months so stay tuned to the paper. The players and I look forward to the 2012-13 season in representing this county and this community. We would also like to thank our sponsors who helped make this off-season possible: Franklin County Parks and Rec, City of Apalachicola, Blue Parrot Restaurant, Kats Fine Line Painting, Water Street Seafood, Centennial Bank, Apalachicola Ace Hardware, Eddy Teachs Raw Bar, Forbes Funeral Home, AJs Neighborhood Bar and Grill, Fishermans Choice, and Gander Auto Parts. We would also like to thank Franklin County school bus garage for letting us use their vans. We would like to thank Brandon Scott, Jeremy Williams, Ricky Jones, and Joe Lowe for donating their time to the program. Michael Sweatt is the varsity basketball coach at Franklin County High School. JOES LAWN CARE 850.323.0741 J OE S _L AWN @Y A H OO .C O M Gun Show August 11th & 12th Panama City Panama City Fairgrounds Fairgrounds 2080426 Sat 9 -5 Sun 10-4 C o n c e a l e d W e a p o n s C l a s s S a t / S u n 1 1 a m o r 2 p m Floridagunshows.com FREE PARKING Page 11 Thursday, August 2, 2012 Young hoopsters ght to AAU championship game PHOTO BY DANA WHALEY | Special to the Times MARCHING TO VIRGINIA Dixie Debs softball team PHOTOS ARE BY SHERRY WHITE | Special to the Times Earning runner-up trophies are back row, from left, coach Mike Sweatt, KK Wilson, Carza Harvey, Nathan Jones, Kelsey Jones, and Camron White. Bottom row from left are Marshall Sweet, Tyler Howard, Johnny Jones, and Chance White.

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The exam includes a prescription for eye glasses and tests for Glaucoma, Cataracts and other eye diseases FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT CALL: 850-763-6666 ELIGIBILITY: U.S. Citizens living in the Florida Panhandle, 59 years and older, not presently under our care. Coupon Expires: 8-31-12 FREE EYE EXAM CODE: AP00 Darren Payne, M.D. Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract Surgeon Lee Mullis, M.D. Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract Surgeon Todd Robinson, M.D. Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract Surgeon The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriffs Of ce. Arrests in this report were made by of cers from the Apalachicola Police Department (APD), Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Franklin County Sheriffs Of ce (FCSO). All defendants are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. July 24 Bobby J. Bullock, Jr., 44, Eastpoint, Dixie County warrant for withholding child support (FCSO) Charles D. Brown, 59, Apalachicola, violation of probation (FCSO) Justin E. McCalpin, 23, Eastpoint, lewd or lascivious molestation of a victim under age 12 (APD) Jerry M. Landrum, 34, Panacea, failure to appear (FCSO) Billy D. Dalton, 37, Eastpoint, violation of a domestic battery injunction, and driving while license revokedhabitual (FCSO) July 25 Matthew R. Simmons, 25, Apalachicola, battery by inmate (FCSO) July 26 Mark A. Smith, 48, Eastpoint, failure to appear (FCSO) Cody E. Diorio, 21, Carrabelle, violation of probation (FCSO) Joe L. Morales, 33, Eastpoint, domestic battery (FCSO) July 27 Timothy D. Votaw, 60, St. George Island, battery FCSO) Fred C. Anthony, 45, Apalachicola, boating under the in uence (FWC) July 28 Misty D. Dillon, 27, Apalachicola, DUI (FHP) ARREST REPORT News BRIEFS Full moon climb tonight at island lighthouse The rst August Full Moon Climb at the Cape St. George Lighthouse on St. George Island will be held Thursday, Aug. 2. The sunset climb will take place from 8-9:30 p.m. and will include light hors doeuvres and a sparkling cider toast to the full moon. Cost is $15 for the general public and $10 for members of the St. George Lighthouse Association. The sun will set at 8:31 p.m. and the moon will rise at 8:47 p.m. After sunset, people are invited to climb to the top of the lighthouse for a breathtaking view of the moon, as space and time permit. Cost is $10 for the general public and $5 for SGLA members. Since August is a blue moon month, meaning that there are two full moons in the month, there will be a second Full Moon Climb on Friday, Aug. 31, from 7:30-9 p.m. The Cape St. George Light is in St. George Lighthouse Park at the center of the island, where Island Drive ends at Gulf Beach Drive. Parking is available in lots at either side of the park. Because space is limited, reservations are recommended. Please contact the St. George Island Visitor Center at 927-7744 or toll free at 888-927-7744. Sacred Heart bus offers free health screenings Friday The Sacred Heart Health Systems Mission in Motion 40-foot bus will provide free health screenings on Friday, Aug. 3 in Apalachicola. Mission in Motion will visit the Sacred Heart Medical of ces of pediatrician Dr. Robert Head, 55 Avenue E in Apalachicola, from 9 a.m. to noon. The Mission in Motion team will provide pediatric hearing and vision screenings and assist parents and guardians in understanding the health insurance options for their children through the Florida KidCare program. Eligibility determination and assistance with enrollment will be available. Currently, Florida ranks third in the U.S. for the number of uninsured children, with more than 500,000 without coverage. For more information regarding Floridas KidsCare, please call 850-416-5060 or email InsureKidsNow@ shhpens.org. FEMA of ce to close Saturday Tim Tyson, a FEMA spokesman, said Monday that 447 people in Franklin County had registered at the Disaster Recovery Center that opened July 11 for residents affected by Tropical Storm Debby. The DRC, at the community service center at 192 14th St., the former Apalachicola High School, is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday. It is slated to close this Saturday, Aug. 4, at the end of the day. Tyson said the total dollars spent so far in the state on 17 designated counties is about $17.5 million. He the state has given out $15.4 million in housing assistance and $2.04 million for other needs. In Franklin County, the total assistance has totaled $114,103, Tyson said, with $101,914 for housing and the remaining $12,188 for other needs. He said the Small Business Administration in Florida has given out $5.93 million in home loans and $22,500 in business loans. See BRIEFS A13

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The program, a cooperative effort between the Apalachicola Municipal Library and Project Impact wrapped up July 24 after a successful summer session at the ABC School and the former Apalachicola High School. Students received certi cates and trophies for returning books that they checked out all summer. In photo above, Smith reads a frightening tale to the young people from Dare to Be Scared: 13 Stories to Chill and Thrill by Robert D. San Souci, with illustrations by David Ouimet. Once the of ce closes here, people can still get help with application and can update information by calling our helpline at 800621-3362, Tyson said. He said all damage must have occurred by July 26, and registration must be made by Aug. 2. There are three ways to apply: Call 800621-FEMA (3362). Help is available in most languages, and lines are open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week. Those who are deaf or hard of hearing and use a TTY may call 800-462-7585 or register online at www. DisasterAssistance.gov. or register using a tablet or Smartphone by using the FEMA app or m.fema. gov. Carrabelle Senior Center dance Saturday night A dance will be held on Saturday evening, Aug. 4, 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 center, 201 NW Avenue F, on the corner of 1st Street and NW Avenue F in downtown Carrabelle, to dance or just to listen to the music! For more information on the dance and other activities, visit www. CarrabelleSeniorCenter. com Southerland staff to host mobile of ce Monday The Florida staff of U.S. Representative Steve Southerland, II will host mobile of ce hours in Franklin County on Monday, Aug. 6., from 1-3 p.m. at the county Courthouse Annex, 34 Forbes Street, Apalachicola. Residents of Franklin County and the surrounding area are invited to provide input on legislation, ask questions or request assistance with a federal agency on issues, including Social Security, Medicare, Housing and Urban Development, IRS, Veterans Affairs and Immigration. For questions, please contact James Waterstradt at (850) 785-0812 or James. Waterstradt@mail.house. gov. Kindergarten screenings set for Aug. 6-7 The Franklin County School will hold kindergarten screenings in the media center of the Eastpoint campus on Monday, Aug. 6, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is required that each child be screened before placement in a Franklin County kindergarten. Please call 670-2800 to schedule your childs appointment. All-South Contractors to replace courthouse roof County commissioners voted unanimously July 17 to hire All-South Contractors to replace the courthouse roof. The roof of the courthouse was damaged during Tropical Storm Debby, which led to extensive water damage in courthouse of ces. County Planner Alan Pierce said the roof has continued to leak slightly in recent rains. The countys insurance carrier, Florida League of Cities, as well as their insurance adjuster has reviewed the damage, Pierce said. He said that with the approval of the insurance adjuster, the county contacted All-South Contractors, which put the roof on the annex and has been doing maintenance on the courthouse roof for the past decade. Pierce said AllSouth submitted a bid of $108,771 to make the emergency work and that the insurance adjuster said the price is reasonable, as the last roof put on the courthouse in 1995 cost $89,000. The county has a $150,000 deductible but Mike Matheny, from the Florida League of Cities, said he believes the deductible will be paid by FEMA, Pierce said. County funds needed to complete sewer work Funds for an infrastructure upgrade in Eastpoint are $13,000 short of the estimated cost of completion. After years of planning and construction, improvements to part of Eastpoints water and sewer system are nally complete, but road repairs have pushed the cost of the project beyond available funds. Debbie Belcher, of Roumelis Planning and Development Services Inc., the rm that applied for and administered grant funding for the project, said the Community Block Development Grant funding construction of water and sewer lines for Bear Creek Road and part of Ridge Road was awarded on Dec. 3, 2008. The construction was paired with the installation of a vacuum station to serve Ridge, Wilderness and Bear Creek roads. That work was funded by a USDA grant. Under the original proposal, a minimum of 14 households would be connected to Eastpoint Water and Sewer District lines. Eighteen households have now been connected. Original design for the sewer lines involved boring under the roads to connect south side households to the main water and sewer lines on the north side of the roads. When contractors came to evaluate the task, they found that the width of the right of way and other factors made drilling impossible, so the roads had to be cut for residential lines to be installed, Belcher said. Contractors for the water and sewer district made the cuts without obtaining county permission, Commissioner Cheryl Sanders said. Now, installation of residential lines is complete, but the road must be repaired at multiple sites. At the July 17 county commission meeting, Belcher said the estimated cost of the remaining work is $43,000. At that meeting, the county gave Belcher permission to release $30,000 in remaining grant funds to the water and sewer district, to be used only for road repair. Chairman Pinki Jackel said Otter Slide Road is in need of repairs from a separate project. Belcher suggested they negotiate with C. W. Roberts separately for that job. We dont have a program right now, but we have money from the gas tax, and I think theres enough to complete this work, Clerk of Courts Marcia Johnson said following the meeting. At some point in the future we will need to address recouping some of this money, but for right now we need to x the roads, Commissioner Smokey Parrish said. BRIEFS from page A12 A SUMMERTIME READING ADVENTURE FRANKLIN COUNTY PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION WORKSHOP & MEETING The Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at Alligator Point. LOCATION: Mission By The Sea Church 772 Alligator Drive Alligator Point, FL 32346 WORKSHOP TIME: 6:00 P.M. The Workshop will be available to all of the public and will be to discuss the South Shoals PUD amendment Southwest Cape PUD and Re-Plat. REGULAR MEETING TIME: 6:30 P.M. The Regular Meeting will be to discuss all other agenda items that will need a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners which is also open to the public. For more information please contact the Franklin County Planning De partment, Amy Kelly at 850-653-9783, Ext. 167.

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A14| The Times Thursday, August 2, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS 88511T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA 88505T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT. IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2009-000686-CA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. successor by merger to BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, vs. GREGORY G. FISHER; ANDREA L. FISHER; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT (S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; AQUA FINANCE, INC.; JOHN DOE AND; JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated June 26, 2012 and entered in Case No. 2009-000686-CA, of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. successor by merger to BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P.is Plaintiff and GREGORY G. FISHER; ANDREA L. FISHER; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT (S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; JOHN DOE AND; JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION; AQUA FINANCE, INC.; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash ON THE FRONT STEPS OF THE COURTHOUSE, at 33 MARKET STREET, APALACHICOLA, in FRANKLIN County, FLORIDA, at 11:00 a.m.,on the 3rd day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: TRACT “11” COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH, RANGE 4 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN NORTH 1300.00 FEET, THENCE RUN EAST 210.00 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 788.30 FEET, THENCE RUN EAST 877.91 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 0421’40” EAST 249.74 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 8538’20” EAST 142.00 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 4436’40” EAST 341.43 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 4523’20” EAST 300.00 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 4436’40” WEST 139.14 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 5524’04” EAST 301.14 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 0942’06” EAST 162.81 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 8959’58” EAST 36.60 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 0551’12” WEST 191.61 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 8836’54” EAST 25.20 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 0551’12” EAST 264.69 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP (MARKED #7160) MARKING THE POINT OF BEGINNING FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE NORTH 0551’12” EAST 132,36 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP (MARKED #7160), THENCE RUN NORTH 8737’ 30” EAST 332.84 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP (MARKED #7160), THENCE RUN SOUTH 0551’06” WEST 128.28 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP (MARKED #7160) THENCE RUN SOUTH 0739’49” WEST 4.11 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP (MARKED # 7160), THENCE RUN SOUTH 8737’30” WEST 332.71 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING TOGETHER WITH A 25.00 FOOT ROADWAY EASEMENT BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH, RANGE 4 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN NORTH 1300.00 FEET, THENCE RUN EAST 210.00 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 788.30 FEET. THENCE RUN EAST 877.91 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 0421’40” EAST 249.74 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 8538’20” EAST 142.00 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 4436’40” EAST 341.43 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 4523’20” EAST 300.00 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 4436’40” WEST 139.14 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 5524’04” EAST 301.14 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 0942’06” EAST 162.81 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 8959’58” EAST 36.60 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN SOUTH 0551’12” WEST 191.61 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 8836’54” EAST 25.20 FEET. THENCE RUN NORTH 0551’12” EAST 661.78 FEET TO A POINT LYING ON THE SOUTHERLY RIGHTOF-WAY BOUNDARY OF WEST DRIVE, THENCE RUN SOUTH 8737’30” WEST ALONG SAID RIGHTOF-WAY BOUNDARY 25.26 FEET, THENCE LEAVING SAID RIGHTOF-WAY BOUNDARY RUN SOUTH 05 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 12 SECONDS WEST 469.73 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A 2006 FLEETWOOD DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME VIN #’S GAFL5757A77496TR3l AND GAFL575B 77496-TR31 A 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 with 60 days after the sale. Dated this 2nd day of July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson As Clerk of Court Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the, Court Administrator at 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, Fl 32320, Phone No. (904)6538861, Extension 106 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Suite 3000 Plantation, FL 33324 (954) 382-3486 Fax: (954) 382-5380 July 26, Aug 2, 2012 88451T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY CASE NO. 12-79-CA CENTENNIAL BANK, Plaintiff, vs. LARRY J. SMITH and STEPHANIE A. SMITH, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 9, 2012, and entered in Civil Action No. 12-79-CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, wherein Centennial Bank is Plaintiff, and Larry J. Smith and Stephanie A. Smith, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on the 6th day of September, 2012, at the front door foyer on the second floor of the Franklin County Courthouse, Apalachicola, Florida, the followingdescribed real property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: Lots 16 and 17, Block “D”, of Reserve at Magnolia Ridge Estates, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 9, Pages 1-3 and corrected by affidavit as recorded in Official Records Book 833, Page 436, all in the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. The successful bidder at the sale will be required to place the requisite state documentary stamps on the Certificate of Title. DATED this 12th day of July, 2012. HON. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Court Franklin County, Florida By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk July 26, Aug 2, 2012 88489T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO.: 19-2009-CA-000391 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. DAVIDSON, MARVIN JACK A/K/A JACK DAVIDSON, et al. Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 19-2009-CA000391 of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is Plaintiff, and, DAVIDSON, MARVIN JACK A/K/A JACK DAVIDSON, et al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, 33 MARKET STREET, FRONT STEPS OF THE COURTHOUSE, STE 203, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320, at the hour of 11:00 AM, on the 21st day of August, 2012, the following described property: LOT 9 OF DRIFTWOOD, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE(S) 42-44, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 12th day of July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Court’s disability coordinator at 301 S MONROE STREET ROOM 225, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301, 850-577-4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. July 26, 2, 2012 88487T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORDA CASE NO.: 2011 CA 439 AMERIS BANK, a Georgia Bank 2628 Crawfordville Hwy P.O. Box 1240 Crawfordville, Florida 32326-1240, Plaintiff, vs. DONALD GRISWOLD, KATHRYN GRISWOLD, and THE UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF 1002 NE 2nd Street, Carrabelle, Florida 32322, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, pursuant to Plaintiff’s Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Franklin County, Florida, described as follows, to wit: LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 47 (210), KEOUGH’S SECOND ADDITION TO THE CITY OF CARRABELLE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA; TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1995 “SKYL” DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME BEARING VIN 46H630502HA/ 6H630502HB AND TITLE #’S 69123651/ 69123652. Commonly known as 1002 NE 2”” Street, Carrabelle, Florida 32322 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash at Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320 beginning at 11:00 a.m. EST, on the 3rd day of October, 2012. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the Clerk of Court no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim, you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Notice to Persons With Disabilities: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator’s office not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. MARCIA M. JOHNSON Clerk of the Circuit Court Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Timothy D. Padgett, Esq., TIMOTHY D. PADGETT, P.A. 2878 Remington Green Circle, Tallahassee, Florida 32308 Ph: (850) 422-2520 Fax: (850) 422-2567 July 26, Aug 2, 2012 88469T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 19-2011-CA-000259 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, Plaintiff, vs. MICHAEL PRIDGEN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MICHAEL PRIDGEN; TERESA LYNN PRIDGEN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TERESA LYNN PRIDGEN; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT (S); EMERALD COAST FEDERAL CREDIT UNION; CACH, LLC; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, WHETHER UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Franklin County, Florida, described as: COMMENCE at the point where the line dividing Lots 12 and 13 of Southland, a subdivision as per map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 4, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida, intersects with the Northeasterly rightof-way boundary of Linden Road, thence run North 5823’28” East 290.05 feet to a rod and cap for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING thence run North 3139’49” West 378.74 feet to the centerline of Hathcock Road, thence run North 5937’56” East along said centerline 37.69 feet to a rod and cap, thence run North 5941’14” East along said centerline 77.75 feet, thence run South 3139’49” East 376.17 feet, thence run South 5823’28” West 115.41 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Together with a nonexclusive easement for access and utilities over and across the following property. The North one-half 1/2 of the existing right-ofway, which has been abandoned by Franklin County, Florida, being a part of Hathcock Road in Southland Subdivision, a subdivision platted in Plat Book 1, Page 4, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. The said North one-half 1/2 being 25.63 feet in width and running 815.9 feet along the Southerly boundary of Lot 11 of Southland, a subdivision platted in Plat Book 1, Page 4, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. A/K/A 60 Hatchcock Rd. Apalachicola, FL 32320 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Front steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320 at 11:00 AM, on August 21, 2012. DATED THIS 28th DAY OF June, 2012. 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. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 28th day of June, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff, Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 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: Danny Davis Office of Court Administration 301 South Monroe Street, Room 225 Tallahassee, FL 32303 850.577.4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. July 26, Aug 2, 2012

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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, August 2, 2012 The Times | A15 88693T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO.: 19-2009-CA-000274 RBC CENTURA BANK Plaintiff, vs. GORMAN, JAMES A/K/A JAMES E. GORMAN, JR., et al. Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICES IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 19-2009-CA000274 of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein, RBC CENTURA BANK, is Plaintiff, and GORMAN, JAMES A/K/A JAMES E. GORMAN, JR., et al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, 33 MARKET STREET, FRONT STEPS OF THE COURTHOUSE, STE 203, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320, at the hour of 11:00 AM, on the 11th day of September, 2012, the following described property: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 8 SOUTH, RANGE 8 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT #4261 MARKING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 8 SOUTH, RANGE 8 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE 89 DEGREES 49 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SECTION FOR A DISTANCE OF 37.95 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF BAY CITY ROAD AS MONUMENTED; THENCE ALONG SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE, SOUTH 02 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 56 SECONDS EAST, 1388.12 FEET; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, SOUTH 02 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 23 SECONDS EAST, 245.05 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE, SOUTH 89 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 31 SECONDS EAST, 270.87 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 54 SECONDS EAST, 472.88 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 10 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 09 MINUTES WEST, 90.65 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 31 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 49 SECONDS WEST, 238.41 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 28 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST, 153.00 FEET TO A POINT ON THE CENTERLINE OF SMITH ROAD, A 20.00 FOOT WIDE ROAD AS OCCUPIED; THENCE ALONG SAID CENTERLINE SOUTH 45 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 37 SECONDS WEST, 283.24 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTH; THENCE WESTERLY ALONG SAID CENTERLINE; ALONG SAID CURVE HAVING A RADIUS OF 177.10 FEET, A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 47 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 52 SECONDS WITH AN ARC LENGTH OF 146.61 FEET (CHORD TO SAID CURVE BEARS SOUTH 68 DEGREES 46 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST, 142.46 FEET) TO A POINT ON THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE APALACHICOLA NORTHERN RAILROAD; THENCE ALONG SAID NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, NORTH 48 DEGREES 09 MINUTES 44 SECONDS WEST, 217.90 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, NORTH 23 DEGREES 06 SECONDS 10 MINUTES EAST, 265-07 FEET; THENCE NORTH 02 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 23 SECONDS WEST, 289.55 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 25th day of July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Court’s disability coordinator at 301 S MONROE STREET ROOM 225, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301, 850-577-4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. August 2, 9, 2012 88651T PUBLIC NOTICE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF APPLICATION The Department announces receipt of an application for a permit from The Carrabelle Boat Club Association, Inc., File No. 19-0233018-009-EI, to dredge an existing navigation channel to -5 feet mean low water adjacent to their property at 1570 Highway 98 West, Carrabelle, FL, 2950’ 43.34” Lat/8440’38.48” Long, in Postum Bayou, Class III Waters of the State, Not Approved for Shellfish Harvesting. This application is being processed and is available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at the Northwest District office at 160 West Government Street, Pensacola, Florida 32502. August 2, 2012 88699T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 08-00003 DIVISION: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF GSR MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2005-AR4, Plaintiff, vs. JEFFREY D. ORMSBY, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling February 15, 2011 Foreclosure Sale dated July 24, 2012, and entered in Case No. 08-00003 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida in which U.S. Bank National Association as Trustee on behalf of GSR Mortgage Loan Trust 2005-AR4, is the Plaintiff and Jeffrey D. Ormsby, Brian K. Krontz, Lucy H. Krontz, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on, Franklin County, Florida on the 11th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 3, BLOCK 21, WEST OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND GULF BEACHES, UNIT NO. ONE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE(S) 7, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 517 W GULF BEACH DR, SAINT GEORGE ISLAND, FL 32328, SAINT GEOR Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED in Franklin County, Florida this 25th day of July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, FL By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (913) 221 4743 In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Courts, Marcia M. Johnson, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320; telephone number (850) 653-8861, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call (850) 577-4400. To file response please contact Franklin County Clerk of Court, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 88629T You are hereby notified that your eligibility to vote is in question. Doug J. Topham135 Daisey St. Eastpoint FL 32328 Sedric D. Jones27 Pine Dr. Apalachicola FL 32320 Kenneth C. Crum29-A Jefferson St. Eastpoint FL 32328 Robin N. Pedrick1307 W 3rd St. Carrabelle FL 32322 Jeri C. Pool135 Franklin Blvd. St George Island FL 32328 You are required to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Apalachicola, Florida no later than (30) days after the date of this publishing. Failure to respond will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. August 2, 2012 88689T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 192009CA000624 XXXXXX THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2007-19 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2007-19 Plaintiff, vs. EDWARD STEPHAN DACHTERA; ET AL., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT OF CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated July 25, 2012, and entered in Case No. 192009CA 000624XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2007-19 MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2007-19 is Plaintiff and EDWARD STEPHAN DACHTERA; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANTS NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 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 11th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to wit: LOT NUMBER 5 IN ALLIGATOR POINT, A SUBDIVISION OF FRACTIONAL SECTIONAL 3 AND A PART OF FRACTIONAL SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH, RANGE 2 WEST, ACCORDING TO THE PLATS THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, AT PAGES 25 TO 28, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF, AND SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN FRANKIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING INTERESTS IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS 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. (850) 653-8861 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Apalachicola, Florida on July 25, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Court By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk Attorneys for Plaintiff SMITH, HIATT & DIAZ, P.A. P.O. BOX 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438 (954) 564-0071 August 2, 9, 2012 88659T NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, MARCIA JOHNSON, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, will on September 11, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, at the Second Floor Lobby of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, in the city of Apalachicola, Florida, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real and personal property situated in Franklin County, Florida: LOT 46, RIVERS EDGE PHASE II, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 19 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties, mineral rights, oil and gas rights, crops, timber, all diversion payments made to crops producers, and all existing and future improvements, structures, fixtures, and replacements that may now, or at any time in the future, be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as “Property”). The term Property also includes, but is not limited to, any and all water wells, water, ditches, reservoir sites and dams located on the real estate and all riparian and water rights associated with the Property, however established. pursuant to the Partial Summary Final Judgment as to Counts I and II of Plaintiff’s First Amended Complaint in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: CENTENNIAL BANK, successor in interest to COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK f/k/a APALACHICOLA STATE BANK, Plaintiff, vs. BALAMARAS, LLC, a dissolved Florida limited liabilitycompany; JAMES R. PAYTON a/k/a ROBBY PAYTON; DARRELL S. WARD a/k/a DARRELL STANTON WARD; and RIVER’S EDGE HOMEOWNER’S ASSOCIATION OF APALACHICOLA, INC., a Florida not-for-profit Corporation, Defendants, and the docket number of which is 2010 CA 000578. 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 with the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Judson C. Brandt, Esquire, Post Office Box 13010, Pensacola, Florida 32591-3010 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 25th day of July 2012. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, FL By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 2012 88647T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, GARY MICHAEL MITCHELL Trustee of the Gary Michael Mitchell Revocable Trust, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 594 Year of issuance: 2009 Description of Property: Lots 1 through 16 Block 16(161) Keough’s Second Addition, City of Carrabelle Full Legal Description can be viewed at Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Office. PARCEL NO: 20-07s-04w-4212-00160010 Name is which assessed: SGI LAND COMPANY LLC All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the second (2nd) Monday in the month of September 2012, which is the 10th day of September 2012 at 11:00 a.m. DATED this 26th day of July, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2012 88677T IN THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 09-633-CA CADENCE BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. JEFFREY S. GALLOWAY, AB&T NATIONAL BANK, REGIONS BANK, and ST. GEORGE PLANTATION OWNERS’ ASSOCIATION, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 25, 2012, and entered in Civil Action No. 09-633-CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, wherein the parties were the Plaintiff, CADENCE BANK, N.A., as successor in interest to Superior Bank, N.A., and the Defendants, JEFFREY S. GALLOWAY, AB&T NATIONAL BANK, REGIONS BANK, and ST. GEORGE PLANTATION OWNERS’ ASSOCIATION, INC., I will sell to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on the 6th day of September, 2012, at the front steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, Apalachicola, Florida, the followingdescribed real property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure: Lot 24, of Sea Palm Village, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, page 30, public records of Franklin County, Florida; and Lot 3, Block A of St. George Island Gulf Beaches Unit No. 2, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 15, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. The successful bidder at the sale will be required to place the requisite state documentary stamps on the Certificate of Title. DATED this 25th day of July, 2012. Honorable MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Court Franklin County, FL By:Michelle Maxwell As Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 2012 88559T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, MIKE B. BLAKE, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 1400 Year of issuance: 2010 Description of Property: Lot 7 Block 28 City of Apalachicola PARCEL NO: 01-09s-08w-8330-0028-00 70 Name is which assessed: John R. Bird All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the second (2nd) Monday in the month of September 2012, which is the 10th day of September 2012 at 11:00 a.m. DATED this 18th day of July, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2012 88571T PUBLIC NOTICE City of Apalachicola Request for Bid Water Tank Maintenance Agreement The City of Apalachicola, Florida is accepting sealed proposals for a Water Tank Maintenance Agreement. The City will accept sealed proposals until 2:00 P.M. Eastern Time on Monday, August 20, 2012 at the Apalachicola Administrative Office, 1 Avenue E, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, at which time and place all proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud. Proposals are invited upon the following: Five Year Maintenance Contract. 100,000 gallon steel elevated water storage tank located on 5th Street @ Avenue K 200,000 gallon steel elevated water storage tank located on 14th Street @ Avenue L 1,000,000 gallon concrete ground storage tank located at Water Treatment Plant Proposals shall include at a minimum; 1. Annual inspection, written reports, pictures and minor touch up. 2. The second and fourth year tanks and aerator media where applicable will be drained, cleaned, inspected, disinfected and returned to service. A written report provided and minor touch up performed. 3. The tanks will be cleaned, repaired and painted at least once in the five year maintenance program. Additional painting and cleaning may be needed upon visual inspection and agreed upon by the City. 4. All work will be in accordance with any and all regulatory agencies having jurisdiction including and not limited to the City, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, United States Environmental Protection Agency and following cleaning and painting procedures of the American Water Works Association. 5. The City shall select the painting color. 6. The awarded proposer will provide all means materials and labor to fulfill the obligation to the contract by providing emergency services, means to keep the City’s water system in safe operation while the tanks are out of service. 7. Provide the city with current insurance coverage of liability and workers compensation insurance on an annual basis. Hold the City harmless of acts arising from the fault of the maintenance contractor. Proposals must be sealed and plainly marked: Water Tank Maintenance Agreement, and must include proposers name, address and date/time of bid opening clearly noted on the outside of the proposal package. Proposals must be submitted to the Apalachicola Administrative Office located at 1 Avenue E, Apalachicola, Florida 32320 not later than 2:00 P.M. Eastern Time on Monday, August 20, 2012. Any proposal delivered after 2:00 P.M. Eastern Time will be returned un-opened to the proposer. No faxed or e-mailed proposals will be accepted. The City reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and award in the best interest of the City. Any additional information regarding the water tank and proposal process can be obtained by contacting Betty Webb, City Administrator at the address noted above or by phone at 850653-9319. The City of Apalachicola is an Affirmative Action / Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity Employer. July 26, August 1, 2012 88565T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 12 00040CP DIVISION: PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Mary K. Gibson a/k/a Mary Kathryn Gibson, deceased, whose date of death was December 4, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, Florida, Probate Division. the address of which is 33 Market St., Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320. The names and addresses of the personal representatives and the personal representatives’ attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is August 2, 2012. Personal Representative: Mary Kathryn Gibson, II P.O. Box 158 Crawfordville, FL 32326 Attorney for Personal Representatives: Lauchlin Tench Waldoch FL Bar No. 262749 Waldoch & McConnaughhay, P.A. 1709 Hermitage Blvd. Suite 102 Tallahassee, FL 32308 (850) 385-1246 August 2, 9, 2012 88645T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, GARY MICHAEL MITCHELL Trustee of the Gary Michael Mitchell Revocable Trust, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 597 Year of issuance: 2009 Description of Property: Lots 1 through 16 Block 19(164) Keough’s Second Addition, City of Carrabelle Full Legal Description can be viewed at Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Office. PARCEL NO: 20-07s-04w-4212-00190010 Name is which assessed: SGI LAND COMPANY LLC All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the second (2nd) Monday in the month of September 2012, which is the 10th day of September 2012 at 11:00 a.m. DATED this 26th day of July, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2012 88555T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, GARY MICHAEL MITCHELL Trustee of the Gary Michael Mitchell Revocable Trust, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 606 Year of issuance: 2009 Description of Property: Lots 1 through 16 Block 32(183) Keough’s Second Addition, City of Carrabelle Full Legal Description can be viewed at Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Office. PARCEL NO: 20-07s-04w-4212-0032-00 10 Name is which assessed: SGI LAND COMPANY LLC All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the second (2nd) Monday in the month of September 2012, which is the 10th day of September 2012 at 11:00 a.m. DATED this 19th day of July, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk August 2, 8, 16, 23, 2012 88551T NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Under Florida Statutes “Self Service Storage Facility” Act 83.801-83.809, Bluff Road Storage will sell for cash, to the highest bidder, the contents of the following storage units, on Friday, August 3, 2012. The public sale will be conducted at Bluff Road Storage, 1005 Bluff Road, Apalachicola, Florida at 9:00 a.m. Owner may redeem unit contents prior to sale date and time, CASH ONLY! Bluff Road Storage reserves the right to bid. STORAGE UNIT #09 Albert Fincher Contents-Household STORAGE UNIT #23 Debbie Belcher Contents-Household STORAGE UNIT #32 & #74 Ethel Banks Contents-Household July 26, Aug 2, 2012 CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 19-2011-CA-000295 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, vs. JAMES D. BRASWELL et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated June 11, 2012 and entered in Case NO. 19-2011-CA-000295 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, is the Plaintiff and JAMES D. BRASWELL; SARAH L. BRASWELL; GULF STATE COMMUNITY BANK; FRANKLIN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; TENANT #1 N/K/A MIRIAN BARAHONA are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONT DOOR OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 33 MARKET STREET, APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 3rd day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: PARCEL 1: COMMENCE AT A POINT 345 FEET WEST AND 145.15 FEET SOUTH OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 35, T8S, R8W, WHICH IS THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 93, HIGHLAND PARK SUBDIVISION, THENCE RUN ALONG THE COUNTY ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY NORTH 63 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 469 FEET TO A POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE RUN NORTH 26 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 63 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 75 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 26 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 63 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 75 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING, THE SAME BEING PORTIONS OF LOTS 88 AND 89 OF HIGHLAND PARK SUBDIVISION AN UNRECORDED PLAT. PARCEL 2: A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE SW 1/4, SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 8 SOUTH, RANGE 8 WEST, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT A POINT ON THE EASTERN BOUNDARY OF HIGHLAND PARK SUBDIVISION, AT ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTHERN BOUNDARY OF THE COUNTY ROAD, WHICH IS 345 WEST AND 141.15 FEET SOUTH OF THE NE CORNER OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 35, THE SAME BEING THE SOUTHEASTERLY TIP OF THE EASTERLY PARCEL NORTH OF SAID ADJACENT COUNTY ROAD, THENCE RUN NORTH 63 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID COUNTY ROAD A DISTANCE OF 269 FEET. THENCE RUN NORTH 26 DEGREES 3 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET THEN RUN NORTH 63 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 110 FEET TO A POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE NORTH 63 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 15 FEET THENCE RUN SOUTH 26 DEGREES 3 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 63 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 15 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 26 DEGREES 3 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A CERTAIN 1999 REDMAN MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO VIN# FLA14614171A 88519T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12-162-CA CAPITAL CITY BANK Plaintiff, vs. LYDIA BURNS, DREAM MERCHANT, L.L.C., FAIRWAY PARK SUBDIVISION PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, and UNKNOWN TENANT(S), Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO FAIRWAY PARK SUBDIVISION PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Franklin County, Florida: LOT 8 OF FAIRWAY PARK SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 15, PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on GARVIN B BOWDEN, the plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is Gardner, Bist, Wiener, Wadsworth, Bowden, Bush, Dee, LaVia & Wright, P.A., 1300 Thomaswood Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32308, within 30 days of first publication, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on the plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter, otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED July 11, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk July 26, August 2, 2012 AND FLA14614171B. A/K/A 1063 CYPRESS STREET, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on June, 29, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk **See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Mr. Doug Smith, Office of Court Administration Leon County Courthouse, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301, Phone: 850-577-4401 Fax: 850-487-7947 July 26, Aug 2, 2012

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A16| The Times Thursday, August 2, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS RENTALS3 BEDROOM, 3 BATH CONDO UNFURNISHED, POOL ................................$800 1 BR, 1 BATH UNFURNISHED APT LANARK, REMODELED, INC WATER ..........$425 2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH UNFURNISHED APT LANARK .........................................................$400 2 BR, 1 BATH, UNFURNISHED APT. W/D HOOKUP, SMALL PORCH ............................$375 1 BR 1 BATH FURNISHED APT. SUNROOM, W/D, LANARK UTILITIES INCLUDED .........$650 3 BR, 2 BATH, UNFURNISHED HOUSE, WOOD FENCED YARD ...............................................$600 108 S. E. AVE. A CARRABELLE, FLORIDA 32322850-697-9604 850-323-0444 www.seacrestre.comwww. rst tness.com/carrabellePROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND RENTALS 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 Ford F150 1992 -SWB6 cyl, 5 spd, 93,800 miles. $2900. Call 850-653-4940 2008 Harley Davidson Street Glide Anniversay Edition9,700 miles. Copper/ Black. In Excellent condition w/Rinehart Exhaust, Power Commander, ABS, Security, Extra Headlights, 2 Seats, many other options. Always garage kept and well maintaned. Original owner. Only $17,000, sold new for over $27,000.850-723-4642 Total Down Pmt $12952002 Ford F-150 -4 Door $6200 Total 0% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! Total Down Pmt $7751998 Ford F-150 -X/Cab $4800 Total 0% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! Total Down Pmt $7752002 Chevy Blazer -4 Door $4800 Total 0% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! Total Down Pmt $12752001 Chevy Silverado -X/Cab $6500 Total 0% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! A GREAT BUY! Scenic Cruiser, 1993. Gulfstream, 34 ft, One slide out. $5,000. This is a steal! Needs some TLC. 850-653-5077. Total Down Pmt $6752001 Dodge Durango-3 Rows $4500 Total 0% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! Total Down Pmt $6752002 Chevy Impala -4 Door T otal Price $4,8000% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! Total Down Pmt $6752002 Chevy Impala -4 Door T otal Price $4,9000% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! $33,500 5 Acres near Crystal Lake on Amos Hayes Rd, property has well septic and power pole. Current survey is available. About 1.5 acres of the property is cleared. 850-271-5761 and leave a message. Total Down Pmt $6752001 Subaru Outback T otal Price $4,5000% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! 1 BRCottageH/AC in Apalachicola, FL. 850-643-7740. Panama City CLOSEOUT SALE: Unbeatable Prices, D/W & S/W. Most are Zone III. Kensinger Housing, 3424 E. 15th, St, Call (850) 785-0693.Text FL16550 to 56654 St. George Island $160 week, Electric, Satellite, Garbage incl. Pool tble. 12’ X 65’ deck w/Beautiful view 850-653-5114 Carrabelle Riverfront Home3 bdrm, 2 bath w/boat dock, fully furnished, $1,659 per month w/utilities. Peyton at (850)294-7827 or visit www .mr493.com for pictures, details, location... Text FL17576 to 56654 YORKIE AKCAdorable 8 week old puppies. Health Certified and 1st shots. Male $500 Females $600 Mom & dad on premise. Please call 850-774-1229 Panama City Area -Apalachicola49 9th St. Saturday Aug 4th 8am-?YARD SALETo Benefit First Baptist Church Christian School Clothes ages 9 days to 99 years, bicycles, kitchen items, loveseat, platform rocker & more Come Rain or Shine!TextFL 19176 to 56654 Magnavox 28” color TV, $40; GE 20” color TV, $20, both TVs in very good working condition; Schwinn Men’s Bicycle, Brand new, $135, Call Mike at 850-653-2615 117 Market Street, Apalachicola. 5000 sf, high visiblity, $1200 mo. First, Last & Sec 970-399-7363 or 954-258-9990 Commercial Property For Rent51 Market St. 1600 sf office, kitchen, open floor space. $1200/ month includes water. Call 850-653-5838 Apalachicola: 1 br, 1 ba efficiency Call for information 850-653-6103 Text FL17171 to 56654 Heritage V illas of Apalachicola Apartments Now accepting applications for 1BR Handicap accessible unit. Some rental assistance may be available. HUD vouchers accepted. Call 850-653-9277. TDD/ TTY 711. This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 19-2011-CA-000479 SEC.: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. CAROLYN J. SELVEY; MICHAEL ALAN SELVEY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT (S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, CARRABELLE LANDING HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 24, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 19-2011CA-000479 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on the 6th day of September, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. on the Front steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 35, CARRABELLE LANDING ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 47. 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. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES If you a person with a disability who needs accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Court Administration, Phone: (850) 577-4401. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call Florida Relay Services, hearing 800-955-8771, voice 800-955-8770. DATED AT APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA THIS 25th DAY OF July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, FL Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 2012 Publisher’s Notice “SCAM “To avoid possible scams, it is recommended that consumers should verify caller information when receiving calls regarding credit card payments. Consumers should also contact the local company themselves instead of giving this information to individuals who are contacting them directly. 32320, Tel: (850) 653-8861; Fax: (850) 653-9339. August 2, 9, 2012 NOTICETo W.M.(Billy) Roles and Gail (Last Name Unknown), Former Operators of Pit Stop Rest. U.S. 98 W. Carrabelle Items stored in my home will be sold unless redeemed by 8/15/12 Gloria Miller (850)323-2363 These tiny ads sell, hire, rent and inform for thousands of families each week.Let a little Classified ad do a big job for you. EmeraldCoast Marketplace 747-5020

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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, August 2, 2012 The Times | A17 emeraldcoastjobs.com Employment Today Why a management career at Costa Enterprises McDonalds? Because its much more than a career „ its a curriculum for life. The training, skills and experiences youll gain from running your own multi-million dollar restaurant are simply unmatched. This is your opportunity for a career where anythings possible. The sky is the limit, and we will fine tune your skills and maximize your talents to reveal your true potential.We believe in our peopleWe know what its like to be a leader. Thats why we provide you with a progressive career path that gives you the opportunity to be at the top of your game. Over 50 percent of McDonalds Franchisees started off behind the counter, as did more than 75 percent of our Restaurant Managers, and many of McDonalds Corporate Staff. We are committed to our people, which is why we offer opportunity, nurture talent, develop leaders and reward achievement. At McDonalds we enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment that fosters respect and drives high levels of engagement, which are essential to our continued success. We believe in educationMcDonalds is committed to being a learning organization. Not only do we provide educational assistance to our employees, but we also offer a college scholarship program for outstanding student employees. Another unique benefit of a career with McDonalds is our very own Hamburger University. Our programs lay an ideal foundation for building a high-powered career in McDonalds management and beyond. McDonalds is currently the only organization to be recognized by the American Council on Education (ACE) for our Restaurant Management curriculum. Your participation in our training programs can earn you credit toward your college degree program.We believe in giving back to our communitiesAt McDonalds you play an important role in serving the community. After all, the people you know, meet, serve, hire or greet are all part of it. Over the years, millions of people have frequented McDonalds because its a trusted name with proven service. Giving back to our community through educational, athletic, and other avenues is our way of returning that loyalty. We are extremely proud to support Ronald McDonald House Charities and its cornerstone program, Ronald McDonald House. We believe in perksWe value the hard work and dedication of each member of our team. At Costa Enterprises McDonalds we are pleased to provide exceptional benefits that reflect our appreciation for our people and their contributions to our success. Benefits include competitive wages, flexible hours, health insurance options, monthly bonus plans, continued education, 401(k), paid vacations, and up to wireless phone, laptop and even a company vehicle when you reach the General Manager position!We believe that you make the differenceDo you feel like you have what it takes to manage one of our fast-paced multimillion dollar restaurants? Then start today on the path that can take you down a long successful management career with McDonalds. At Costa Enterprises McDonalds we know that our people make all the difference. Apply online today through our website at www.costamcd.com or stop by any one of our 14 Costa Enterprise owned locations across the Panhandle from Port St. Joe, Blountstown, Panama City, Destin, Niceville to Navarre. At McDonalds, we believe you can do great things here! Featured Jobs To Place An Employment Here Please Contact Lorna Brown Phone: (850) 747-5019 € Email: lbrown@pcnh.com Like Us On Facebook: www.facebook.com/emcoastjobs Or Follow Us on Twitter: @emcoastjobs REPRESENTATIVES will be at the PORT ST. JOE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9 am … 1 pm EST accepting applications for numerous open positions.We offer competitive wages and a comprehensive bene t package including Company paid health, dental, and life insurance, 401(k), attendance & safety bonuses.EOE/Drug Free WorkplaceEASTERN SHIPBUILDING GROUP MORE THAN A JOB… A FUTURE! Classified Advertising works hard ...filling the employment needs of area business firms, helping people to meet their prospective employers, helping people buy and sell all kinds of goods and services, and much more! Nothing works harder than the Classifieds! 747-5020 Food Svs/HospitalityNow HiringReservationistComputer skills, multi tasking and varied shifts are required. Apply in person at Gibson Inn 51 Avenue C Food Svs/Hospitality*Servers *Cooks Dishwashers *Bartenders *BussersBLUE PARROT Now HIRINGPlease apply in person between 9a-5pm 7 days a week@ Blue Parrot St. George’s Island Medical/HealthCaring Peopleand CNAs needed. Join a team of people who make a difference in the lives of the elderly. Provide non medical companionship, in home help & personal care for the elderly. Must be flexible. PT leading to FT-positions in the Port St. Joe and Apalachicola areas.Home Instead Senior CareCall Mon-Thur 9-3pm 850-640-1223 or toll free 1-866-301-1919 Web ID#: 34216824 Text FL16824 to 56654 EducationInfant/Toddler CaregiversAre needed to provide quality early care and education to children ages 0-3 yrs @ our Apalachicola location. AA/AS preferred; FCCPC (CDA) accepted with a willingness to further education. Experience working with preschool children is a must. Excellent benefits package! Apply at Early Education and Care, Inc. 162 Avenue E Apalachicola, FL 32320 EOE M/F/V/D DFWP Web ID#: 34219153 HospitalityRESORT VACATION PROPERTIESAccepting Applications Part-time Maintenance Office Clerk Must have good customer service, organization & computer skills. 4 days a week including weekends. Apply in person 9-5 weekdays at 123 W Gulf Beach Dr, St. George Island EducationUpward Bound Grant Project Coordinator(Federally Funded)Manage all aspects of the Upward Bound project & supervise and lead Upward Bound Grant staff & resources. Requires MS in guidance & counseling or related field + 3 yrs. exp. as a teacher, counselor or administrator; supervisor exp. & exp. working with educationally/economically disadvantaged youth. Salary range starts at $30,600/yr. Apply by 8/10/12. Only those who provide GCSC Application (must be completed) + transcripts & resume will be considered. Additional info: www.gulfcoast.edu/hr. Women & minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. GCSC is an EA/EO/M/F/Vet employer. GCSC Equity Officer 850.872.3866 Web ID#: 34219081Text FL19081 to 56654 Creative/DesignTechnical SpecialistServe as technical director for all events in the Amelia G. Tapper Center for the Arts & supervise construction/ setup of stage sets, properties, lighting and sound for the theatre program. Requires BS in Theatre with technical theatre emphasis + min. 2 yrs. exp. Salary range begins at $23,460/yr. Apply by 8/13/12. Only those who provide all requested items, GCSC Application (must be completed) + legible transcripts & resume will be considered. Additional info: www.gulfcoast.edu/ hr. Women & minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. GCSC is an EA/EO/M/F/Vet employer. GCSC Equity Officer 850.872.3866 Web ID#: 34219071Text FL19071 to 56654 Medical/HealthEarly Head Start Family AdvocateThis position will collaboratively with our Early Head Start program in a social services capacity. Qualified applicants must possess a BA/BS degree in human or social services field. Excellent communication and org. skills, as well as the ability to work with families from diverse backgrounds are required. Excellent benefits package! Apply at Early Education and Care, Inc. 450 Jenks Avenue, Panama City, Fl. 32401 EOE M/F/V/D DFWP Web ID#: 34216187 These tiny ads sell, hire, rent and inform for thousands offamilies each week. Let a little Classified ad do a big job for you. EmeraldCoast Marketplace 747-5020 Positions Available Project Impact 2012-2013Site Coordinator Degree in Education or related eld, or equivalent administrative experience. Afterschool Teacher MUST have valid FLDOE certi cation. Youth Worker MUST have Four Year Degree in Education or related eld. Paraprofessional MUST have valid Certi cate or Associate Degree Instructors needed for Art, Math, Science, and Reading Background Check and Drug Test Required Submit application online at projectimpactfcs.org For more information call 850-370-0145.THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA IS A DRUG-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FAIR HOUSING AND HANDICAPPED ACCESSABLE JURISDICTION.

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Scrub Oaks line the road side of this lot creating privacy, but offers an open expanse of high sandy ground. Excellent building site. John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.com MLS# 247601 $639,000 St. George Island HIDDEN TREASURE Enter through the partially covered courtyard & DR, 4 BR, 5 BA, Private walled Pool & Hot Tub, HANDICAPPED accessible, huge elevated deck with Gulf views, 1st tier lot, Top Quality home! Qualications: Expertise in: New Patients Welcome Call Toll Free 888-681-5864 For more info www.seclung.com LUNG AND SLEEP DISORDERS DR. ROB GARVER Collins, 17, a senior and daughter of Cindy Collins and Johnny Collins, won both the interview portion of the contest and the poise and appearance segment and nished second in the newly introduced casual wear category. I was very excited that I won, said a beaming Collins, as she hugged her family, especially little sister Isabella Nations, who looked as delighted as her older sister. All I could hear every time I went on stage was all my teammates yelling and screaming, and I could tell by the voices who everyone was, Collins said. The whole softball team was there to help sell shirts, and theyre all extremely very loud. Collins said because contestants knew how much each category was worth, when emcee Ginger Coulter announced the preliminary winners, the girl behind me tapped my shoulder and she smiled and she said You got this. And I thought, Theyre not talking about me, theyre talking about someone else. It was a dual win for members of the Dixie Debs softball team, as Collins teammate, junior Ashley Carroll, was named runnerup. Carroll, 16, from Eastpoint, daughter of Tracey Carroll and Link Carroll, won the talent portion of the pageant, with a stirring rendition of the Martina McBride classic Anyway. She nished as runner-up to Collins in the interview segment. Winning the casual wear category, which included answering a random question selected from a glass bowl, was senior Carli Hunt, 17, from St. George Island, daughter of Jayme Votaw, and Johnny and Barb Hunt. Hunt also was selected by her peers as Miss Congeniality. Senior Roxanna Barahona, 18, from Apalachicola, daughter of Mirian Barahona and Shawn Shattuck, was second in the talent portion, as she captivated the audience with a dance to the salsa tune Kimbara. Senior Hannah Oxendine, 18, from Carrabelle, daughter of Shawn and Christina Oxendine, was second in poise and appearance. Hosting for the rst time, and going solo for most of the night at the podium, Coulter and the crew backstage kept the pageant moving at a brisk and cheerful pace, beginning with her introductions of the nine contestants, the largest eld in several years. Replacing the physical tness portion this year was a segment, also worth 15 percent, in which contestants wore casual wear and answered questions, selected at random, from among those they had been asked by the judges during the earlier interviews. All the girls nailed the questions well, within the required 30 seconds, and Collins, who had competed last year, said later she felt the new segment both shortened the pageant and made it easier on the girls. It helped with being backstage, she said. They had done a whole intermission around (physical tness). Its extremely hard getting into a gown after youve been out there and sweated your butt off. It makes it easier on the girls. Collins wowed the judges in a stunning white gown both elegant and age-appropriate. She had originally planned on wearing the same dress she appeared in last year, but her grandmother, Alice Collins, recommended she go shopping for a fresh look. A trip to Fort Walton Beach didnt yield the right number, so Collins and her grandmother drove to Dothan, Ala., to check out three dress shops there. They had trouble nding something in Collins size 4 that didnt have a low back, but nally they found the perfect gown, a mermaid cut featuring a sweetheart neckline and beaded top, with ruf es at the bottom. Kelley Carrell from The Cut on St. George Island made up Collins hair, while Brandy Tracey was a presence backstage, constantly curling and recurling her tresses. As her talent, Collins dressed in black sequins as she danced to the Frank Sinatra hit The Way You Look Tonight. First to perform was senior Annalyse Wharrie, 17, from Eastpoint, daughter of Maxine Creamer and Craig Wharrie. With her ambition to earn a bachelor of ne arts degree in dance and ultimately teach, Wharrie wore a sailors out t and whirled to the song Apalachicola F-L-A. Next was junior Josie Ann Turner, 16, from Eastpoint, daughter of Jenny and David Turner, who plans to become a dental hygienist. She offered up a tender version of Carrie Underwoods Jesus, Take the Wheel. After a minor technical glitch, junior Haleigh Ming, 16, from Eastpoint, daughter of Stephanie and Lee Jones, and Jason Ming, recovered beautifully, and then roused the audience with her rendition of Tim McGraws Southern Voice, complete with hay stacks and a country girl out t. She plans to attend cosmetology school and return to Apalachicola and to open her own salon. Following the dance by Collins, Barahona electried the audience with her salsa moves. She plans to attend Gulf Coast State College and earn a bachelors degree in pediatric nursing. Oxendine, who wants to go to college to be a physical therapist, was moving in a pantomime routine Smile, that she brought to life dressed in the traditional out t and face paint of a mime. Carroll, whose ambition is to become a veterinarian, earned her victory in the talent portion with a powerful performance, honed by the many years she has been singing publicly. Junior Cynthia Duncan, 16, from Eastpoint, daughter of Christy Murphy and David Duncan, offered a lighthearted talent, an original skit I just Need a talent that combined singing, dancing and even cheerleading in a whimsical blend. She plans to attend Keyser University and cosmetology school and return here to open her own beauty shop. Last to perform was Hunt, who has her sights set on attending college and then becoming a member of the behavioral analysis unit for the FBI. She served up a soft, sweet version of Sara Evans Suds in the Bucket. Pam Nobles Hot Flashes dancers offered a splendid dance number of their own. Nobles was honored, as were pageant organizers Jennifer Brown and Catherine Scott, by Solomon during a break. Serving as judges this year were Panama Citys Kimberly Bonnell, certied professional life coach and board certi ed biblical counselor, and author of The Crowning Winner inside of me: 10 Principles of Life Coaching Advice; Bobby Rowe, a mechanical design engineer from Calhoun County and husband to wife, Tonya, and father of four children, including a daughter who he has coached in pageants; and Mariannas Jay James, owner of a title insurance company and a certi ed pageant judge. Collins, who is eyeing a masters degree in mathematics from Florida State University before returning to Franklin County to work in the family business, said she is looking forward to representing the seafood industry. Its such a great honor, she said. Its mostly like a way of life. Thats how locals look at it. And to put her hunger where her heart is, she and her family went out to dinner after the pageant. We went to Papa Joes, Collins said. And I actually had oysters. WANT MORE? Plenty more photos are available on the Times page on Facebook. DVD copies of the pageant are available from Erica Renae Graphics, owned by Erica Sapp. A release date will be announced on Facebook and at www.seafoodfestival.com. JOSIE TURNER ANNALYSE WHARRIE HANNAH OXENDINE CARLI HUNT HALEIGH MING QUEEN from page A1 PHOTOS BY DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times Cynthia Duncan, above, performed an original skit, I Just Need a Talent. Roxanna Barahona, left, took second in the talent portion with a dance to the salsa tune Kimbara.



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xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx 50 WWW.APALACHTIMES.COMPhone: 850-653-8868 Web: apalachtimes.com E-mail: dadlerstein@star .com Fax: 850-653-8036 Circulation: 800-345-8688 DEADLINES FOR NEXT WEEK: School News & Society: 11 a.m. Friday Real Estate Ads: 11 a.m. Thursday Legal Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Display Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Line Ads: 5 p.m. Monday xxxxx Contact Us xxxxx Out to see Index VOL. 127 ISSUE 14 Thursday, August 2, 2012Revenue shrinks as tax millage goes up 6.7 percentBy DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894| @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com The Franklin County School Board approved a tentative budget Tuesday night that will see property tax millage rise by 6.7 percent next year even as the district continues to bring in less property tax money. Now the question is: How will the district live within its means? With unanimous consent, the board approved with little comment a tentative budget that will generate about $60,000 less in local tax revenue next year, with voters seeing an increase in the overall millage rate from 5.049 to 5.39 mills. The proposed property tax millage is based on a boost in the statemandated required local effort, from 2.801 to 3.135 mills next year. The discretionary operating millage, also mandated by the state, remains the same as last year, at 0.748 mills. Plus theres a slight 0.007 mill prior period funding adjustment millage. The half-mill portion of the millage, re-approved by voters at a referendum earlier this year, remains the same, as it begins the rst of a second four-year term. Lastly, the 1.0 capital improvement fund will remain the same. The proposed millage will yield about $9.77 million in local tax dollars, just a tad less than the $9.83 million brought in from county taxpayers this year. This local tax Bordt trial delayedJudge presses for plea deal for grandmother accused of murderBy DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894| @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com After a contentious hearing Thursday afternoon in which both sides accused the other of delays, the judge overseeing the trial of a German national charged with drowning her 5-year-old grandson in the bathtub of a St. George Island vacation home postponed the trial. In her decision, Circuit Judge Angela Dempsey indicated a trial likely would be scheduled no earlier than October and encouraged the prosecution and defense counsel to work out their differences, beginning with a meeting following the hearing. You guys have a lot of free time over the next week-and-County could get millions in BP moneyBy LOIS SWOBODA653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com Funds for the RESTORE Act passed last month, which directs BP ne money to the ve Gulf states affected by the 2010 BP oil spill, will start owing in Franklin County, but its not clear how many millions it will be or when it will arrive.Budget cuts loom for schools Collins chosen as 2012 Miss Florida SeafoodBy DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894| @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com Christina Collins emerged from a eld of nine contestants, all from Franklin County High School, to take home the title of 2012 Miss Florida Seafood, before a large, spirited audience Saturday evening in the high school cafeteria. 2012 MISS FLORIDA SEAFOODQueen ChristinaDAVID ADLERSTEIN | the TimesAt top, last years Miss Florida Seafood Christina Pateritsas crowns Christina Collins the 2012 pageant winner. At right is Ashley Carroll, this years runner-up. See BUDGET A5 See BORDT A6 See BP MONEY A6 See QUEEN A18Opinion . . . . . . A4 Society . . . . . . A8 Faith . . . . . . . A9 Outdoors . . . . . A10 Tide Chart . . . . A10 Sports . . . . . . A11 Classi eds . . . A14-A17A hurricane history, A3 MARIANNE BORDTMoon climb tonight on islandThe rst August Full Moon Climb at the Cape St. George Lighthouse will be 8-9:30 p.m. today, Aug. 2. The sun will set at 8:31 p.m., and the moon will rise at 8:47 p.m. For reservations or more information, call the St. George Island Visitor Center at 927-7744 or toll free at 888-927-7744.Carrabelle hosts free movie FridayThis Friday, the sheriffs of ces Movies in the Park will be at the rehouse in Carrabelle on Highway 67. Starting at 8:45-9 p.m., the movie will be an exciting one, and therell be plenty of free hot dogs and popcorn.Festival of Ice Saturday in ApalachOn Saturday, Aug. 11, Main Street Apalachicola will continue the monthlong Water Street Festival of Ice, downtown, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, email info@ historicapalachicola.com.Islands Sizzler set for Aug. 11The 15th annual St. George Island Sizzler 5K race and One-Mile Fun Run will be Aug. 11 on St. George Island., to bene t the Franklin County Humane Society. The deadline for preregistration discount is Friday, Aug. 3. Race-day registration starts at 4 p.m. at Lighthouse Park, with a fee of $30. The Fun Run is slated for 7 p.m. and the 5K 7:30 p.m. For more info, visit www. stgeorgeislandsizzler.com, call 509-2191 or email info@StGeorgeIsland Sizzler.com.Summer island bingoEvery Tuesday, come to St. George Island for Summer Bingo at the Jay Abbott Fire Station (324 E. Pine Ave.) at 7 p.m.. Just 25 cents a card. 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LocalA2 | The Times Thursday, August 2, 2012 Paid for and approved by Cliff Carroll for Franklin Co. Sheriff Citizens of Franklin County, I am Cliff Carroll and I want to be your next sheriff. I have enjoyed connecting and reconnecting with this special community I have always called home. I want to meet every citizen and talk with them about their cares and concerns in Franklin County. I have been in law enforcement since I graduated from Carrabelle High School. I began my career as a deputy sheriff with the Franklin County Sheriffs Department in 1982. Since then, I have worked with the Florida Marina Patrol for 9 years (in SW Florida for 5 years and in the Panhandle for 4 years). I currently serve as a captain with the Wakulla County Sheriffs Department. I have been in Wakulla for 12 years, starting with the development of a Marine Unit and working my way up to captain over Criminal Investigations and the Narcotics Unit. It is funny how what seemed to be the worst thing in your life at the time, turns out to be the best thing that could have happened. In 1988, after 6 years of service in Franklin County, I left to pursue a career in state law enforcement. Leaving my family behind and moving to an unfamiliar place was scary. But, moving out of the county provided me with an insight as to just how special this community is and allowed me to build a set of diverse skills and acquire the unique experience to lead this county through a challenging next term. My wife of 25 years, Ivanhoe Lewis Carroll, and I met in 7th grade in school in Carrabelle. Franklin County is home to both of us; she was raised on Dog Island and in Carrabelle. I grew up in Eastpoint, the son of Evelyn Carroll and the late Clifford Carroll, Sr. Ivanhoe and I will soon be empty nesters as our youngest will go to college next year. I am excited to be home and I know I am in a position to focus on leading and improving our sheriffs department. I want to be more than a one term sheriff. While out campaigning, I have listened to your concerns about local law enforcement. My passion for the last 12 years has been working to eliminate the use and sale of illegal drugs. Budget constraints will be challenging. We will need to tighten our belts and become more efcient. There will be fair and impartial enforcement of the laws for every citizen. Deputies will be professionally trained and will be on regularly scheduled patrols in all areas of the county. As a hands on Sheriff, I will always be available to citizens and staff. It has been 8 years since the department has had more than a one term leader. I will work hard for the employees to establish a sense of community and continuity. Affordable family health insurance and career service protection are two of my primary goals for the men and women who serve daily. My plan was to walk the streets, knock on your door and ask for your support personally. Since I have continued to work, time has not allowed me the opportunity to meet everyone. But when elected, we will be on a rst name basis. If you want to meet or have questions, call me at (850) 251-2781 or email carrollforsheriff@hotmail.com. Your next sheriff will be elected at the primary election on August 14, 2012. There are no other candidates for sheriff in the November general election. Please remember to vote early or at the polls. Your vote and support are appreciated. Every vote counts. With your help, lets use my 27 years of law enforcement experience to move the sheriffs department forward. Sincerely, Cliff Carroll Pd.Pol.Ad. By DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star.com Between its hospital, clinic and ambulance operations, Weems Memorial Hospital is seeking about $1.46 million in county help for the next scal year, about half to come from sales tax proceeds and the remainder from property tax receipts. Steve Lanier, the hospitals controller, outlined the request at the July 20 budget workshop, detailing the shortfalls that would occur with the hospital, clinic and ambulance operations. In terms of both the main Apalachicola facility as well as the Weems East urgent care clinic in Carrabelle, hospital operations are projected to be about $957,000 in the red for the next scal year, which runs from Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Lanier said the hospital will bill about $15 million for services next year but will end up with only about $5.3 million in revenues, once adjustments are made for contractual allowances by private insurance companies and government programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid, as well as write-downs for bad debt and charity care. He said expenses are estimated to run about $6.34 million, accounting for the $957,000 red ink. This past year, Weems received its standard one half of the 1 percent health care sales tax, or about $748,352. But, for a sixmonth stretch, the county commission earmarked the entire 1 percent of the sales tax, with the additional revenue, roughly $187,500, going to cover the cost of past due bills. Lanier said Weems is seeking only the half-cent of sales tax proceeds for operating costs in the upcoming scal year. The hospital also wants to continue receiving $120,000 in property tax money that earlier this year was switched from the health department to Weems East, after state health ofcials shut down primary care services at the county health department annex in Carrabelle. Lanier said that of Weems $957,000 shortfall, about $161,248 was due to losses at Weems East. The decit were showing for Weems East is because for one-and-ahalf to two years, we didnt have a provider number, and Weems was unable to bill, Commissioner Cheryl Sanders said. You should just kind of write it off, she said. Its been carrying on for three years. Lanier said Weems East is losing about $15,000 per month, or about $180,000 annually. He said that with Dr. Gene Charbonneau and two advanced registered nurse practitioners now on board, Dana Whaley and Susan Hardin, plus with additional clinic hours on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the picture should continue to get better from the average of 24 patients per day at Weems East. We keep adding different insurances and controls, and we now can bill for that, he said. Plus marketing efforts are going to improve. Commissioner Smokey Parrish said he was optimistic that Weems East will probably be able to stand on their own next year without the $120,000 subsidy. In the case of the Weems ambulance service, Lanier said that department is estimated to bill about $1.17 million next year but that once contractual allowances and bad debt is gured in, will net only about $448,352. With annual operating expenses running $953,944, Weems ambulance service will show a loss of $505,592, Lanier said. Assistant Finance Director Erin Grifth said the county this year provided that $505,592 ambulance subsidy and that Weems was seeking the same for the upcoming scal year. Speaking on behalf of the Concerned Citizens of Franklin County tax watchdog group, Allen Feifer said he did not share the optimistic outlook as to Weems nances. I dont share the warm feelings about Weems breaking even and not needing a subsidy going forward, he said. Look at the ambulance, we are not collecting 50 percent of the cost of providing services. We seem to be collecting less and less at Weems, Feifer said. If were looking at picking up some cash, why not have the ambulance subsidy paid by the health care tax? It is more appropriate, and might that help our budget outlook? Lanier said he foresaw subsidies continuing well into the future. Youre going to always have a decit, he said. I dont see us ever making money in the ambulance business. Its not going to ever be a money maker. Sanders noted that providing ambulance services was a state mandate and that the county would have to continue to subsidize the service, whoever provides it, People just dont have money to pay their bills, she said. Ive never seen an ambulance make money anywhere in the state, Commissioner Noah Lockley said.Weems operations seeks $1.46 million county subsidy In her report from the county health department, the departments recently appointed administrator, advanced registered nurse practitioner Marsha Lindeman, said she would be seeking the same funding as the department received this year, $36,190. She said this funding would be used for direct services, such as immunization, disease surveillance and tackling such public health threats as tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases HIV-AIDS. Lindeman, a Gulf County native who has overseen that countys health department since Dec. 2010, succeeds interim director Kim Barnhill, who began July 25 as the new chief of staff of the Florida Department of Health, with the task of supervising the ofces of legislative planning, communications and p erformance improvement.  Lindeman said the Franklin County health department is in the process of applying for additional low-income pool grant dollars from the state to help with the dental clinic the county is setting up this fall at Franklin County High School. She said the county health department has to provide a 42 percent match for the state funding it is getting and is not asking the county for any additional match dollars. Lindeman noted that over the past four years, the state has cut its funding to the health department by $257,000. They (the county health department) provide a lot of essential services, for immunizations, STDs, Parrish said. I think this is a minimal subsidy for the health department to continue operations and continue to deliver services to the people. Lindeman, who also holds a masters of science in nursing from Florida State University, worked for more than two decades as a nursing administrator at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, which has a partnership agreement with Weems. Since 2008, she has provided clinical leadership in the design, development and early implementation of the state health departments new electronic health record system, helping to implement electronic records systems for all 67 Florida counties. by David AdlersteinHealth department keeps funding request unchanged MARSHA LINDEmMANS STEVE LANIER

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LocalThe Times | A3Thursday, August 2, 2012 By LOIS SWOBODA653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com Hurricane season is here. How likely is Franklin County to be struck by foul weather in 2012 and how have storms affected it in the past? An average hurricane season is predicted for 2012. Back in May, NOAAs Climate Prediction Center said theres a 70 percent chance of having from nine to 15 named storms, of which about half will strengthen to a hurricane. Of these, one to three will become major hurricanes, with top winds of 111 mph or higher. The word hurricane may be derived from the Spanish word huracan, the name of a Caribbean god of evil. Or it may derive from the Mayan storm god Jun Raqan, a monster whose legs were transformed into a single snake. This sounds like a fair description of the tropical storms and hurricanes that menace Florida for six months out of each year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) de nes a hurricane as an intense tropical weather system with a well-de ned circulation and minimum sustained winds of 74 mph or higher. A tropical storm is de ned as an organized system of strong thunderstorms with a de ned surface circulation and maximum sustained winds of 39-73 mph. They are less violent than a full-blown hurricane, but, as Tropical Storm Debby demonstrated in June, they can do considerable damage. These powerful weather events develop when the ocean is heated by summer sun, usually between May and December. Damage from hurricanes may be due to sustained winds, associated tornadoes or high water due to storm surges and augmented tides. According to a preliminary draft of a FEMA Flood Insurance Study released in May, Franklin County is subject to ooding caused by periods of intense rainfall and runoff in the low, poorly-drained areas and coastal ooding associated with hurricanes and tropical storms. The oodplains of the Apalachicola, New, Crooked, Carrabelle and Ochlockonee rivers are also subject to ooding during high-river stages. Most of the damage associated with hurricanes historically in Franklin County is due to high water. About half the tropical cyclones the county experiences are hurricanes, and half are tropical storms. This ratio varies throughout Florida; Key West, for example, experiences twice as many hurricanes as tropical storms. While tropical storms and hurricanes are generally thought of as destructive forces, the rain generated by one of these systems can bust a drought in a matter of hours. According to Hurricanecity.com, a hurricane makes landfall within 40 miles of Franklin County every seven years, and the county gets brushed about every two and a half years. The longest recorded gap between storms was the 11-year stretch between 1941 and 1953. Storms here tend to occur early in the season. August is the month when we are most likely to be affected. On average, hurricanes making landfall in the county are Category 1 storms with sustained winds of about 92 miles per hour.Earliest reported Florida hurricanesChristopher Columbus reported encountering hurricanes, but the rst recorded storm in Florida was the Great Tempest of 1559, which destroyed seven Spanish ships in Pensacola Bay and leveled Fort Barrancas, an early Spanish settlement. The Spanish did not attempt to reestablish a colony in the Panhandle for 164 years. In October 1766, a monster storm triggered a 12-foot storm surge from Pensacola to Apalachee Bay that wrecked a dozen or more anchored ships and inundated St. Marks. In August 1779, an intense hurricane all but destroyed a eet of 64 Spanish warships en route from Havana to Pensacola to attack the British settlement there. The entire Panhandle coast was battered with heavy winds and inundated by a storm surge. From 1842 through 1844, St. Joseph, now Port St. Joe, took direct hits from three major hurricanes. The rst storm destroyed much of the town as well as the sand dunes on Cape San Blas, which had provided some protection from the Gulf. This storm moved eastward and caused a 20-foot surge at Cedar Key. A yellow fever outbreak ensued in St. Joe, which nearly wiped out the survivors. The remainder of the settlement was nearly destroyed by the ensuing storms in 1843 and 1844. Although less severely affected than St. Joe, Apalachicola was battered by damaging storms in 1842, 1844, 1850, 1851 and 1856. During the August 1851 storm, St. Marks and the entire coast south of Tallahassee was ooded by a 12-foot storm surge. The Cape St. George Lighthouse was destroyed, along with the fort at St Marks. Great damage extended well inland from high winds and ooding, leaving Apalachicola in a shambles. In October 1852, a hurricane that made landfall near Carrabelle washed away railroad tracks and ooded much of what is now Wakulla, Franklin and Gulf counties. St. Marks and Newport were underwater for several days. On May 27, 1863, a major storm, which was apparently not a tropical cyclone, destroyed two ships that were part of occupying Union forces in Franklin County. The gunboat Amanda broke loose from her moorings at East Pass and was eventually stripped and blown up to keep her out of the hands of the Confederates. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, the sailing vessel Andrew Manderson, loaded with coal for Union naval vessels, was also driven ashore and her masts, spars, sails and rigging were entirely swept clean from her deck by the violence of the gale. Several small prize vessels lying at anchor inside the pass were driven to sea or sank at their moorings. The United States gun sloop Brockenborough broke from her moorings and was run on shore at St. Vincents Island, where she was later salvaged. Storms again battered the county in 1877 and 1880 with a 12-foot storm surge reported during the rst storm. In 1886, Apalachicola and Carrabelle experienced heavy ooding with wind gusts of over 100 mph. In 1894, there was widespread damage from a storm with 105 mph gusts. On Aug. 2, 1898, a Category 1 storm moved across the Gulf from Tampa to Franklin County, making landfall on St. George Island.The storm that blew the water out of Apalachicola BayThe following year, on Aug. 1, Carrabelle was struck by a Category 1 hurricane that virtually attened the town, leaving only nine of over 200 homes standing and only six with roofs. There were at least seven casualties and numerous injuries. Known as the storm that blew the water out of Apalachicola Bay, it sank or damaged scores of ships and carried off tens of thousands of casks of turpentine and millions of board feet of lumber waiting to be loaded in Carrabelles harbor. It destroyed the resort at Lanark Village, blew a train off the tracks and ripped up a substantial length of railroad. It was probably in response to erosion from these two storms that Apalachicola city fathers decided to move the remaining burials at the cemetery by the bay, located at the current site of Lafayette Park, to what is now Magnolia Cemetery. Dr. John Gorries remains were among those moved. Countys stormy past marred by surgesFLORIDA MEMORY PROJECTShips grounded on Dog Island after the 1899 storm.See HURRICANE A5

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OpinionA4 | The Times USPS 027-600Published every Thursday at 129 Commerce St. Apalachicola, FL 32329 Publisher: Rick Martin 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, August 2, 2012Special to the TimesCS/HB 249, a bill sponsored by Rep. Leonard Bembry (D-Greenville), to assist senior affordable housing communities was signed by Governor Rick Scott. The new law exempts Floridas affordable housing communities for seniors from wasteful, duplicative and unnecessary state inspections and licensing fees. Today there are approximately 298 affordable housing communities for seniors in Florida that are nanced, insured or subsidized by US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which serve the extremely low, very low and low income seniors. Because these buildings are subsidized or nanced by HUD, they are held to strict federal standards with tight regulations. There is also a state inspection of these buildings conducted by the Division of Hotel and Restaurants of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR). The state inspection is duplicative of the two thorough inspections already being conducted by HUD. Bembrys bill will result in exempting these affordable housing communities from the extra DBPR inspections. During these extremely challenging economic times, our state must nd ways to support the businesses of Florida. One way is to eliminate unnecessary, costly and time-consuming inspections, which are already being performed by other agencies said Bembry. Bembry stressed the importance of removing the unnecessary and duplicative inspections, stating This will free up state inspectors to target facilities that are in greater need of regulation. Bembry then noted the additional savings can now go back into the community to help the residents. With a group of supporters watching, the Governor signed CS/HB249 into law. After the bill was signed, several guests were presented with their own signed copy of the law and a pen. Time to move past Snyder arrest caseThis is in response to a recent letter in the Times criticizing sheriff candidate Mike Mocks handling of an incident that occurred ve years ago at a meeting of the Lanark Village Water and Sewer District. The letter Snyder case was Mocks mistake was written by the mother of the man arrested in connection with his involvement in an altercation at that meeting. Fortunately, the legitimate issues back then have been resolved. What persists is the issue of who hit whom rst at the meeting and that Mr. Mock did not intervene in the ensuing arrest of Bill Snyder. The letter unfairly criticizes Mr. Mock and fair play demands a response. Early verbal and written statements as well as later eyewitness testimony under oath at the subsequent trial clearly show there were and still are two opposing camps committed to supporting their man, no-matter-what. While Ruth Martin contends her son was totally exonerated by being found not guilty of battery, the failure to convict can only be interpreted as the jurys nding that the conicting evidence presented would not support a conviction. The point here is not a moms understandable desire for her sons total exoneration but rather it is her attempt to offer her interpretation of the verdict as implicit proof her criticisms of Mr. Mock are valid. On the contrary, Mr. Mock clearly handled the case in accordance with his duties and responsibilities as sheriff. Almost daily, arrests are made by sheriffs deputies in situations far more serious than the scufe at issue here without the involvement of the sheriff himself. We hold the sheriff responsible for his stewardship of the entire ofce. It is his overall leadership and guidance that determines its effectiveness, not his personal involvement in day-to-day operations. We should not expect, nor is it wise, for an elected sheriff to be personally involved in arrest decisions except when absolutely necessary. To second-guess his deputies, countermand, or otherwise interfere in their always tough law enforcement decisions is a surere way to kill morale, destroy condence, and ultimately weaken the force that stands between us and the bad guys. The sheriff should not intervene unless there is clear, credible evidence a mistake has been made. Was such evidence present in this case? absolutely not. Even today, eyewitnesses cannot agree on what actually happened. The sheriffs deputies acted on the facts as best they could determine them and properly turned those facts over to the state attorney to decide whether prosecution was warranted. Ultimately, the decision was to prosecute and Mr. Snyder was arrested. The word mistake is used eight times in the letter criticizing Mr. Mock. The word is vehemently suggested as an admission of his personal guilt or failure of some kind. More likely it was simply a gracious way on behalf of the sheriffs ofce of moving on after the not-guilty verdict. It was certainly no admission of personal wrongdoing. The failure to convict was in itself an indicator of something amiss in the attempt to prosecute. In other words, a mistake must have been made somewhereit was time to acknowledge that and move on. In conclusion, Mike Mock did an outstanding job for us as sheriff and has a stellar reputation in this county for honesty, integrity, evenhandedness, fairness and wisdom beyond his years. Ask any levelheaded person you meet on our streets that know him, they will tell you the same thing. Nothing concerning the Lanark debacle of ve years ago should change that. W. W. (Wallace) Giddens, Jr., P.E. (ret.)Carroll effective in stemming ow of drugsAs the upcoming election approaches for Franklin County citizens, and you will choose a new sheriff for your county, I would like to offer my experience with one of the candidates on the ballot. I have known Cliff Carroll for almost 10 years now. I rst met Cliff when I worked as a prosecutor for the State Attorneys Ofce in Wakulla County and he was in charge of vice and criminal investigations at different times. As an assistant states attorney, I had frequent contact with Capt. Carroll. I regularly found that Cliff was at work during the day after he had spent most of the night out on a call or working a case. Although he surely could have stayed at home and slept after working all night, Capt. Carroll instead chose to tough it out and work through the day. This demonstrates his selessness and ability to set his personal comforts aside in order to accomplish the mission at hand. In addition to his dedicated work ethic, Capt. Carroll brings a great deal of experience to the table in dealing with drug and narcotic cases. As with many rural counties, drugs have been a concern that Wakulla County has had to address. Under Capt. Carrolls supervision, the Wakulla County vice unit has become very effective at dealing with the ow of drugs through the county. They make high-quality cases and have made hundreds of arrests. Capt. Carroll is keenly aware of the patterns and criminal activity associated with illegal drugs and narcotics and his experience with drug interdiction would be a tremendous asset to Franklin County. Although I am now in private practice and am therefore on the opposite side of the table from Cliff Carroll, we have maintained an effective working relationship. I have found him to be professional and fair. He is able to balance enforcement of the law with understanding of individual circumstances. He is well experienced and hard working. In short, Cliff Carroll would make an outstanding sheriff. David A. Kemp Attorney-at-LawPast two sheriffs both disappointmentsWhat we should look for in voting for a new sheriff is simply someone who knows the law, but also willing to conduct a thorough investigation of both sides of the circumstances and bring charges that fairly represent a case. It is my opinion that this was not done in the cases of Lathaniel Carnes, Billy Snyder and Jarrett Woolever under Mike Mocks term of ofce. Further, it is my understanding that upon Skip Shivers winning the election four years ago, Mike Mock offered to vacate the sheriffs ofce two months early so Skip could begin getting involved, which Skip declined. But Mock vacated his ofce anyway. Next, we have had Skip Shiver, who evidently lost heart in being our sheriff, and with a year left in his term, has moved his wife and family to Tallahassee. I only hope it is a personal vehicle and personal gas used to go back and forth. We deserve better representation. Cliff Carroll gives us a good new choice for sheriff. Sincerely, Frank VenableColorado shooting does not call for gun lawsOver the last several years we have seen an increasing number of attacks on the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the right to bear arms. The attacks were renewed with vigor with the questioning of Floridas Stand Your Ground law and the U. S. Senate considering the Law of The Sea treaty. It will now rise to a fever pitch with the recent killings in Colorado. We must be vigilant in defending the right to own and use a rearm and in educating succeeding generations about its importance. Gun ownership and use is one of the most basic of rights we have. Guns are used and enjoyed by millions of law abiding Americans for hunting, in competitions as well as personal protection. In fact, if one law-abiding citizen in that Colorado theatre had been armed, the killer could have been stopped before killing as many as he did. The Second Amendment speaks to one of the basic principles of being an American, personal responsibility. We believe that it is our personal responsibility to protect ourselves and our families. While we may delegate a portion of that responsibility to our governments through law enforcement and military, we believe that the ultimate and nal responsibility lies with the individual. That I believe was the intent of those who crafted and passed the Second Amendment. They recognized that government is not the answer to all problems and when a government fails to fulll the duties delegated to it we must be prepared to reclaim those duties. Our personal defense is a responsibility that we can not and should not completely absolve ourselves. It is a responsibility that if we intend to fulll requires us to bear arms. If we surrender our arms we also surrender the right to defend ourselves and our families. Therefore it is incumbent on us all to stand up to the Eric Holders and others of the left who claim that the Second Amendment does not protect the rights of individuals to own guns. That is precisely what our forefathers intended to protect and I will continue to defend. Mike WilliamsHomegrown talent qualied to serveEditors Note: The following letter was written following the decision last week by the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper regarding its endorsement in the race for state representative for House District 7, which includes all of Franklin County. In the House District 7 race, it is not at all surprising that the out-oftown newspaper supported the out-of-town candidate and thats a shame. When Thomas Dickens felt that running for Congress was an unrealistic stretch, he moved to Crawfordville and chose instead to run for a seat where he does not live. Perhaps he would be well suited for a Tallahasseebased seat, but based on the unique needs of this rural district, I believe the Democrat erred in its recommendation. But you were kind in recognizing my years of service and stewardship of the rural communities. For that I thank you. As the founder of Cops for Kids, as a former law enforcement ofcer, and as a small business owner, I know this district I know rural North Florida because I have lived, worked and served here for most of my life. To choose a transplant and to suggest that this person could serve this district is not just misguided, but unfair to the people who live and work here. To suggest that an outsider should serve because of his enthusiasm strongly suggests that homegrown talent people who live and work here are not as qualied as someone who doesnt know the people nor the places that make our community special. The rural communities of North Florida are unique and they are special. From the oyster beds of Franklin County to the farms of Mayo, to the quiet escape of Mashes Sands to the subtle beauty of the Aucilla, there are no place like them on earth. You acknowledge our words and our stances on key issues were virtually identical, but then you reach outside the boundaries of this seat and suggest that perhaps homegrown talent is lacking and chose, frankly, a political opportunist. And I want to be clear on this. Had you selected one Robert Hill instead, I would have said (and I say it now) that Robert is a good man, a ne man, and a worthy public servant who has lived and worked here his entire life. He is not qualied just because he lives here. But he is qualied and you could have chosen him instead. But you didnt. Instead you sent a message that the people of this community are not capable of nding someone within our borders to represent us. Shame on you. A.J. Smith Apalachicola Left: State Rep. Leonard Bembry held a free chicken dinner at the Eastpoint rehouse Friday, as part of his campaign to win the Democratic nomination Aug. 14 for the right to square off against Cong. Steve Southerland in the November general election. At the meet-and-greet, Bembry stressed that he was a conservative Democrat, committed to seeking bipartisan solutions on such problems as balancing the federal budget, reducing the federal decit and ensuring the future solvency of Social Security and Medicare. The Tea Party Congress is standing in the way of helping North Florida families who keep working hard but cant seem to get ahead, he wrote in his campaign literature. He also stressed that he believes he is the one Democrat in the race able to attract a broad array of voters, and win the seat in November. He is shown above speaking with the unofcial mayor of Eastpoint, Billy Granger.DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesGovernor signs Bembry bill on affordable housing Letters to the editEDITOrR

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No manual starting. FOR TURN KEY INSTALLATION STARTING AT:$4500.00**Anderson Power Services 229-247-6630 http://andersonpowerservices.com In Sept. 1903, a Category 1 storm caused a 10-foot storm surge. On Sept. 4, 1915, high tide was seven feet above normal during a Category 1 storm. Minor storms were reported in 1939 and 1941 before the region underwent an 11-year lull in tropical activity. Naming hurricanes actually goes back to the 19th century, but it wasnt done of cially by the National Hurricane Center until 1953. All the storms had female names until 1979, when male and female names were used interchangeably. The rst of cially named storm to make landfall in the area arrived on June 9, 1966, and was hurricane Alma, a deadly cyclone that killed six in Cuba before it weakened over the cool waters of the northern Gulf and Apalachee Bay It made landfall in Franklin County as a tropical storm. On Aug. 31, 1985, Hurricane Agnes tracked across the county, leaving about $1.4 million in damage in her wake. At the time, she was the costliest storm in Florida history. She was followed by Category 3 Elena on Sept. 1, which moved westnorthwest across the county with wind gusts of 125 mph, causing roof damage, downing trees and generating several tornadoes. Apalachicola tides were 10 feet above normal. To cap off a terrible year, on Nov. 21 Hurricane Kate struck outside of the normal storm season with sustained winds of 85 mph gusting to 100 mph. Across the Panhandle, Kate severely damaged 242 buildings, many in Franklin County. The storm damaged ve-anda-half miles of roads in the county, and throughout the Panhandle many roads were washed out. High winds downed trees and damaged structures. The winds also downed power poles and lines. In 1994, Tropical Storm Beryl stalled off shore and caused damaging oods on St. George Island. In 1995, Hurricane Opal, 125 miles to the west still caused a 6.6 foot storm surge here. In 1998, Hurricane Earl made landfall in Panama City and caused a 12-foot storm surge and torrential rains along the panhandle coast. In Franklin County, storm surge damaged 136 homes and 15 businesses and led to a temporary closure of the St. George Causeway. After Earl, at least 50 people were stranded in Alligator Point because oodwaters washed out the main access route to the mainland. Hurricane Dennis, in 2005, made landfall on Santa Rosa Island, between Navarre Beach and Pensacola Beach, in Escambia County. Although far west of Franklin County, this hurricane produced a storm surge of six to nine feet in Apalachee Bay, damaging many low-lying structures. High waves associated with Dennis resulted in beach erosion to open coastal areas of Franklin County, and high water decimated the Eastpoint waterfront. Because of the great amount of damage and deaths in the Caribbean and United States, the name Dennis was retired in spring 2006 and will never be used for an Atlantic hurricane again. It was replaced by Don on List III of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season. FLORIDA MEMORY PROJECTThe damaged road at Alligator Point following Hurricane Earl left at least 50 people stranded. HURRICANE from page A3revenue is part of about $14.8 million in total revenue, with the rest coming from $2.8 million in state money and $2.2 million from federal sources. This total revenue is about a half-million dollars less than the $15.34 million in revenue during the current scal year. The remaining $7.25 million in the overall $22 million budget, $3.7 million less than the current year, comes mainly from a large but continually shrinking capital project balance, earmarked for repayment of construction costs for the consolidated school. I would make note that capital outlay millage is set to raise $1.76 million, and $1.54 million is the annual payment, said Chairman Jimmy Gander. Theres not a whole lot left in there anymore.To RIF or not to RIFNo sooner had the school board quietly approved the taxing plan when they embarked on a contentious debate with Superintendent Nina Marks. I have had a heck of a day, said Board Member Carl Whaley. I get hit with we are rif ng teachers, and then this afternoon I get a call we are unrif ng teachers. Whaley was referring to the practice of embarking on a RIF (reduction in force), a staff reduction procedure whose terms must comply with the collective bargaining agreement now in place with teaching staff. Marks said she met last Thursday with Gander and School Board Attorney Barbara Sanders, and later with school district administrators, to discuss the districts need to nd about $800,000 in budget cuts if it is to balance all its numbers. As it stands now, the district will open with a comparatively slim fund balance of about $475,000, and that is expected to shrink even further by July 2013. This concerns Marks, as does the possibility that a mid-year funding correction by the state could prompt sudden cost-cutting in the middle of the school year. It has been an agonizing four days. I took everything into account in crafting a preliminary budget reduction plan, she said. Marks said because the union agreement calls for 10 days notice to a teacher being laid off, she opted to speak to two teachers on Tuesday about being laid off and planned to speak to two others. It was because of the side of me that doesnt want anyone embarrassed, she said. If we didnt do anything today, we would have people returning on day one. Thats where my thought process went, to prevent any type of humiliation because of that, Marks said. I did not do it with a smile on my face. She said her timing relied on research she did regarding a precedent set four years ago by Superintendent Joann Gander, in which the superintendent sent a RIF letter to an employee, and then placed the matter before the board two weeks later. Marks said after further discussion with the boards labor attorney Leonard Dietzen, she rescinded her decision to make the two layoffs. But, she said, Dietzen asked to hold a public workshop with the board next week regarding personnel matters in advance of what could be eventual layoffs. I can tell you for sure we have to nd $800,000 or this years not going to work, Marks said. Her comments did little to soothe a visibly angry Whaley, who said it was essential board members be made aware in advance of any type of RIF. We had no noti cation of a RIF, he said. We met a week ago and we cut out middle school sports, we cut out some of the funding for pre-K, we cut out the HRA (health reimbursement account) card and the budget was going to balance. I found out less than a week later that we were rif ng our instructional staff. Its too late for them to go out and nd a job, Whaley said. To me that is more embarrassment and not right. I as a board member, and I hope the rest of the board is with me, I want to be in the loop before decisions like this are made. I hate to get a call like I did, he said. I feel like a blooming idiot. Marks said even with the cuts outlined by the school board, there still remains as much as a quarter-million dollars to go. BUDGET from page A1See BUDGET A7

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LocalA6 | The Times Thursday, August 2, 2012 Commissioner Smokey Parrish, who was tapped early on by the county commission to represent the countys interests after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, said there will be no time limit on using the funds, once awarded. Under the RESTORE act, the ve states most affected by the spill, Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, will receive 80 percent of the nes levied under the Clean Water Act. Thirtyve percent of that money will be distributed evenly among the states to fund environmental and economic recovery along the coast. It is possible to estimate a minimum amount of money that could be allocated to Franklin County, but not a maximum. Hypothetically, if the federal court levies $5 billion in nes, $4 billion will go directly to the ve states. Thirtyve percent of that, $1.4 billion, would be divided equally among each state, making Floridas share of that pot $280 million. Each state then has created it own model for distributing the monies. According to the Florida Association of Counties website, 10 percent of Floridas money will be divided equally among the eight counties directly affected by the spill: Escambia, Santa Rosa, Walton, Okaloosa, Bay, Gulf, Franklin and Wakulla. This would mean Franklin would receive a base share of $3.5 million. The remaining 90 percent of Floridas pot of money, or a total of about $252 million, would be distributed among the eight counties based on a complex formula, weighted by population density, area of shoreline, distance from the oil spill and median income, among other factors. Franklin County stands to receive an estimated 7.9 percent of the states weighted award, so Franklin County could get an additional $31.5 million, for a total of $35 million. In the event the maximum award, $20 billion, is levied by the courts, the county could count on upward of $140 million. Alan Pierce, the countys director of administrative services, also has been involved in the ongoing RESTORE act negotiations, traveling with Parrish to a July 19 meeting of Panhandle of cials in Fort Walton Beach. Both he and Parrish stressed that this distribution plan is just a draft. Interpreting it (the formula) is a whole other ball game, Parrish said. Theres going to be changes to that. Some commissioners have been quoting $50 million as the countys share. As the countys designated representative, I have been reluctant to put half because you all thought you would be very busy with this trial, Dempsey said. It sounds like you guys are relatively close to be able to work something out. But immediately after the court hearing, Assistant State Attorney Robin Myers and defense attorney Andrew Thomas had few words with each other, with a visibly angry Myers announcing that he would settle for no less than 30 years in prison, a position Thomas later said he could not accept. Marianne Bordt, 73, faces the death penalty if convicted of rst-degree murder and aggravated child abuse in the death of her American-born grandson, Camden Hiers, on Jan. 4, 2010. Hiers was the son of Bordts daughter Karin Hiers and David Hiers, a divorced couple living separate lives in the suburbs of Atlanta. They had given the Bordt grandparents permission to take their son to Florida on a week-long Christmas vacation, and on the day before it was to end, Marianne Bordt allegedly took advantage of an errand to the Piggly Wiggly by her husband, Heinz, to kill her grandson. Dempseys postponement decision came after Myers asked that she strike a newly introduced defense witness, a German-born neuropsychologist now living in Michigan, who had been added just six days earlier. Myers said he would need time to nd an expert in issues of dementia and memory loss who could counter the ndings of Manfred Grieffenstein, PhD. Grieffenstein is expected to argue that an Oct. 7, 1944, bombing raid by Russians on Breslau, Germany, caused Bordt to suffer a closed-head injury that together with later symptoms of depression and paranoia contributed to the crime. That gave me at best 10 days to have the court appoint me an expert and evaluate the tests conducted by Grieffenstein, that they were done correctly in accordance with standards, to determine if his ndings were reasonable, Myers said. I was prepared to rebut the assumptions set forth. But this is a whole new dimension to the insanity case. The defense is claiming Bordt is not guilty by reason of insanity and should be locked up in a Florida mental hospital for the rest of her life. Dempsey encouraged both sides to sit down and try to work out a plea agreement that will avoid a possibly lengthy trial on this expensive death penalty case, which would bring in several witnesses from Germany. The prosecution continues to seek the death penalty but appears willing to settle for a lengthy term of incarceration in a Florida prison. On hand for the hearing were the boys father, David Hiers, and the other grandparents, Bill and Pat Hiers, also from Georgia, all of whom have faithfully attended hearings since the entire process began. They left quickly after the proceedings to meet with victim advocate Christy Becerra. Myers argued that Thomas motion had not been led within the courtordered deadlines for discovery. This is long past the 120-day cutoff , he said. Thomas countered that he had made clear from the outset of the case he intended to le an insanity defense and that he had contacted Grieffenstein in February. He then prepared a request for services to public defender Nancy Daniels to fund this expert witness, but learned that funds were exhausted and could not be expended until the beginning of the scal year on July 1. He acknowledged that both sides were uncomfortably close to trial but stressed that he acted on the witness as soon as fees were approved and that the tests were done in July as soon as they could be arranged. Thomas said he met with Myers in Quincy and went over several details of the case, including depositions that had not yet been transcribed and a difference in how translations had been done of Marianne Bordts comments when she was rst interviewed by law enforcement and medical personnel at the jail. Thomas Robert C. Bruner Attorney Personal & Business BankruptcyOver 30 Years Legal Experience850-670-3030 bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. 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The RESTORE act paves the way for Congress to hold the parties responsible for the Gulf oil disaster accountable for restoring the Gulf by investing nes owed by BP and Andarko in economic and ecological renewal projects. U.S. Judge Carl Barbier of the Eastern District of Louisiana already found BP and Andarko Petroleum liable for civil penalties for their role in the Deepwater Horizon spill. Under the Clean Water Act, they can be ned from $1,000 to $4,300 per barrel leaked after the deadly explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig. That could add nes of up to roughly $5 billion to $20 billion. Without the RESTORE Act, the nes levied would have been deposited in the federal treasury. The court has given no indication how much the petroleum companies will be expected to pay. The amount of compensation BP and Andarko must provide depends on how negligent Barbier rules the companies were. In addition to the 35 percent of the RESTORE money to be distributed by the states, another 60 percent will be disbursed by a newly created Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (GCERC), made up of the federal chair of the Council on Environmental Quality, the heads of the interior, commerce and agriculture departments, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, the Secretary of the Army and the head of the Coast Guard. It also will include governors from all ve states or their appointed representative. Some of this additional money also could be awarded to Franklin County. The 60 percent will be divided into three pots, half of it to be divided among the ve states based on factors such as oil spill effects and coastal population. Each state will receive at least 5 percent of this money. The other half will be used to implement a coastal restoration plan developed by the GCERC, focusing on projects that have been authorized and are ready to move forward quickly. The nal 5 percent goes to research on the Gulf sheries, half of this for science, monitoring and technology programs, and half to create the Centers of Excellence Research Grants, which will offer grants to research a variety of Gulf issues. Pierce said the county has no role in the court negotiations, but he expects the settlement to come in the next six months. If it is not resolved quickly, it will probably go back to court, he said. He stressed that uses of the money, when it is awarded, will be limited. I dont want people to think we can use the money just to replace tax dollars, Pierce said. It cant be used to fund the sheriffs department or buy a bunch of new cars. The legislative package that the Senate rst approved 74-19 included RESTORE Act funding, and eventually was crafted into a rare bipartisan bill by a House-Senate conference committee. In addition to the RESTORE Act, the package also reauthorizes and revamps the National Flood Insurance Program, reauthorizes funding for highway and transit programs, and maintains the low 3.4 percent interest rate on college student loans. Florida Sen. Bill Nelson (D) voted yes on the bill while Sen. Marco Rubio (R) voted no. Congressman Steve Southerland, the only Gulf Coast House member appointed to the conference committee, also voted yes. BP MONEY from page A1 BORDT from page A1See BORDT A7

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LocalThe Times | A7Thursday, August 2, 2012 has led a motion that Bordts Miranda rights were violated when she was rst brought in to the jail. Thomas said he had complied with all earlier deadlines and noted that Myers had violated deadlines earlier in the case. Myers pushed back, arguing that Thomas should have come to the court and explained that because of budget constraints, he cant hire a witness. We could have set this case in August, September or some other date, he said. Im not complaining that I havent prepared, but this has greatly inconvenienced a lot of people. He noted that more than 500 requests had been sent out to prospective jurors. The courtroom had some issues that were resolved in a very expedient manner. A lot of hoops were jumped through to make this July 30 deadline, Myers said. I dont see how I can really move forward if Dr. Grieffenstein is allowed to testify without having somebody to rebut the veracity of his opinion. This doctor did multiple tests; the way you administer the test is half the battle. To eliminate Dr. Grieffenstein is a most egregious form of sanction that a court can have, to eliminate the testimony of a witness. Thomas said Myers has never sought assistance from the court to hire an expert. I like Robin Myers, and Ive tried to develop a professional relationship on this case to discuss how we resolve this short of a trial, he said. I asked him to waive the death penalty and told him If we do this, were going to spend a lot of money, and it will be reversed on proportionality. This woman is going to be in her 80s and no governor is going to sign a death warrant. Thomas called seeking the death penalty a useless act and said he had been stonewalled by the prosecution in trying to resolve this case. He conceded that Grieffensteins testimony added a new wrinkle to the case but said that to introduce a condential witness in advance of having him run tests would have given the prosecution an undue advantage. Thomas said talks with the prosecution over a settlement have proved fruitless, with State Attorney Willie Meggs discussing with Daniels at the 11th hour a possible deal. But neither side has been willing to budge, said Thomas, with the defense holding out for the state hospital and the prosecution wanting incarceration at a womens penitentiary. Thomas did say he had checked out the womens correctional facility I know the ward she would be staying at, he said. I know she would not be given her medication. I know she would be with another prisoner. He rejected out of hand an offer he said had been made for 40 years. Shes mentally ill and shes demented. Give me a number around 20, that she could (eventually) move to lenient custody, Thomas said. He noted that actuarial tables show her life expectancy is fewer than 15 years. Bordts daughter Karin, has had as little interaction with law enforcement of cials as possible, say police, as far back as the day after the crime. But, for the rst time, the defense indicated Thursday that Karin Hiers, as well as the Bordts older son Martin, who lives in Germany, might be willing to testify that their mother should not be sent to a prison for her crime, but be treated in a mental institution. We have a lot of victims here, not just David Hiers, Thomas said. The next hearing is scheduled for Aug. 17 in the courthouse in Apalachicola. We are not close, she said. It wasnt enough.Pre-K changes highlight cost-cuttingAfter the meeting, Marks said the boards decision to eliminate its funding the HRA card, designed to cover up to an employees entire $1,250 deductible, could save about $108,000, because it wouldnt go into effect until Jan. 1, 2013. Dropping dental insurance would save the district about $67,000. Making changes to the pre-kindergarten program could save the district about a quarter-million dollars, Marks said. As currently outlined, three of the pre-K teachers would migrate to the Franklin County School, where Cathy Woods would teach elementary ESE, and Mary Williams and Valerie Miller kindergarten. Kay Cadwallader would remain at the Learning Center and oversee three certi ed paraprofessionals in teaching about 80 students. Students who just attend for the three morning hours would not have to pay, but the parents of any child who stays all day would have to pay $45 a week, similar to the policy in place at the ABC School. Unlike kindergarten through 12th grade classes, pre-K is not funded by state per pupil reimbursement, except for students with special needs or learning disabilities. In addition, the district plans to save about $90,000 by not holding summer school for fth and eight graders who have fallen behind in their work. Also to be implemented is a plan to save $14,000 by eliminating middle school sports, although Athletic Director Josh Wright has said affected students will have ample opportunity to play either on junior varsity squads or in programs outside of school. In addressing Marks decision to move forward with teacher cuts, Jimmy Gander said the matter had been discussed at last weeks meeting, but he had not been clear that a decision had been reached. They (the teachers) are still in limbo, he said. They know they can go back to their classroom, Marks said. Gander said he had concerns that existing teachers could be cut when the district has hired new employees, and read from a state audit of a few years ago that indicated the district had spent an additional $1.24 million mainly due to the district hiring 30 new fulltime employees. He also raised questions whether the July 2012 fund balance of $473,000 was correct. What are two jobs going to do? he asked. I have 10 proposals (for cuts). I have them right here. People are going to lose jobs because theres not enough money to pay them. Whaley said cuts in existing teaching personnel should not be made, even if it means putting a teacher in a classroom outside their teaching certi cation, and Gander agreed. Why do we hire teachers when we cut teachers? Whaley asked. Well bring a brand new person in and well kick you out, when they can teach out of eld. We dont have to displace what we have as dedicated teachers. After discussion with Sanders, it was agreed to hold a public workshop with Deitzen at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, in the Willie Speed board room to discuss the budget. Gander cautioned that the meeting would be open, but no public comment would be allowed. As far as a workshop, if we dont come in here and roll up our sleeves, thats not a workshop, he said. You cannot spend more money than youre taking in. I had a list of 10 proposals that I put before the meeting. Board members have the option to have their own proposals. I urge board members to come up with ideas of their own and be creative. We got a nancial report in May, one month before the sky falls, and it said everything was ne, Gander said. The key word is discussion and recommendations, not a RIF letter. Marks said one factor was the projected growth of about 40 students for next year in the district. We have more coming in than we had last year, she said. Probably between 30 and 40. The proposals that we have didnt get us as far as it needed to get us, Marks said. Whats going to happen in January is that when appropriations get adjusted, (theyll be holdbacks). Theres no way to know today what other holdbacks are going to happen. We are trying to protect ourselves, she said. We were originally trying to save $602,000, but $800,000 is a buffer and we wouldnt be hurt in January. Whaley stressed that the school district needed to publicize how were cutting and what were cutting. We need to be open to the public with why and how were proposing these cuts. What people are reading on Facebook are the half-truths. (Theyre saying ) if its in that bad of straits, Im taking my child out of this district, he said. With those halftruths out there, were losing the faith of the people. I know we have to make cuts, and theyre hard decisions, he said. But everything we do needs to be open. The board also accepted the resignation of nance director Roy Carroll, whose last day is Aug. 10. He has indicated that he is interested in returning to his previous role as middle school math teacher and has applied for that open position in the district. BILL MILLER REALTY850-697-3751 (3310) 570-0658400 + COMM. U.S. 98 & GULFADJ. TO LANARK MARINA 85K$29,500 $2,500 DOWN BUYS 2 BED APT. 2 6 ORRENT $500/MTH COR. 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By TAMARA ALLENSpecial to the Times Franklins Promise Coalition hosted a senior summit July 19 at the Carrabelle Senior Center, speci cally focused on senior issues and needs in Franklin County. The Area Agency on Aging, Department of Children And Families, Franklin County Emergency Management, Franklin County Health Department and others were represented among the 42 people attended, including 20 seniors, 15 representatives from organization that serve seniors and a variety of care givers and concerned citizens from throughout the county. The group went through a brainstorming exercise, facilitated by Franklins Promise Director Joe Taylor, to prioritize their concerns and discuss possible solutions. The lack of transportation to doctors appointments, to run errands and to seek government services was the most important concern. The second issue was countywide communication, including how to nd out what is happening, whats available and who to contact. Attendees indicated county of cials are not very responsive to the needs of seniors based on their level of funding and support. The third priority was limited access to health care. Even though things are improving, people are still being bounced back and forth from Franklin County to Tallahassee and Panama City for medical services. Representatives of 15 service providers gave a brief summary of what their organizations offer county seniors. Emergency management staff was on site to process re-entry tags and sign seniors up for special needs assistance in case of disasters or emergencies. Individuals brought their drivers license and a utility bill with their home address on it and were able to get a re-entry tag, which are still available at their of ce in Apalachicola. Everyone expressed a special thank you to the Carrabelle Senior Center for hosting the meeting. The results of the meeting will be summarized and published by Franklins Promise Coalition. For more information, call Joe Taylor 323-0176. IVEY is a one year old Australian Shepherd. She is blue merle and white with one blue eye and one brown. Her brother Berle is brown merle with brown eyes. Aussies are intelligent dogs that need a job. They are not layabouts so would not be a good choice if you are looking to adopt a couch potatoe. If, however, you are wanting a smart, responsive dog that thrives on activity and training, one of these beautiful dogs may be right for you. Come to the Volunteers are desperately needed to socialize all of our dogs and cats. We are always looking for people willing to bring one of our animals into their home to be fostered for various needs. Anytime you can spare would be greatly appreciated. Call Karen at 670-8417 for more details or visit the Franklin County Humane Society at 244 State Road 65 in Eastpoint. You may logon to the website at www. forgottenpets.org to see more of our adoptable pets. PETOFTHEWEEK Franklin County Humane Society animals into their home to be fostered for various needs. Anytime you can spare would be greatly appreciated. Call Karen at 670-8417 for more details or visit the Franklin County Humane Society at 244 State Road 65 in Eastpoint. You may logon to the website at www. forgottenpets.org to see more of our adoptable pets. WE CAN HELP! GOT MOSQUITOES? CALLLOIS AT 653-5857Franklin Countys ONLY LOCALPest Control Company 10% OFFALL RETAIL(No Double Discounts) RET 7 FOILS$25.00Cut/Style NOT includedM-F 9-7 9-5SUN 12-5 M-F 9-7 9-5 M-F 9-7 9-5 BACK TO SCHOOL HOURS 10% OFF 10% OFF $25.00 SHOW YOUR SPIRITFashion Color Extensions$8.00/each SocietyA8 | The Times Thursday, August 2, 2012Mr. & Mrs. Leon ONeal and Mr. Dennis Green request the honor of your presence at the marriage of their daughter, Shelita Richanda Green, to Mr. Cory Allen. The wedding will take place on Saturday, August 11, at 5 p.m. at St. Paul AME Church, 81 Avenue I. The reception will be held at the Fort Coombs Armory, at the corner of 4th St. and Avenue D. All family and friends are invited. Shelita is the granddaughter of Mrs. Gladys Green and the late Mr. Freddie Green Sr., and the late Carrie and Clinton (CW) Davis Sr.Pay heed to parking rules at Chillas HallI would like to thank Apalachicola Police Of cer Tim Davis for his extraordinary work. Without his help, I wouldnt have been able to nd my bike. He ran all around Apalachicola, talked to many people and even continued working when he wasnt on duty, just so he could nish the job. To me, thats true workmanship! So again thank you! And I hope that he can help other people just like he helped me to get my bicycle back Monday, July 30. Sincerely, Amber HenningFranklin County hosts Senior Summit Feather IN YOUR CAP TIM DAVIS WeddingGreen, Allen to wedWatch your driving, as school is about to start. The buses will be stopping to pick up and unload their precious cargo. And while youre shopping, dont forget to put some school supplies in the boxes for the less fortunate children. Lunch this afternoon, at the senior center, will be sponsored by H. Jeff Vonier. Jeff is a candidate for sheriff of Franklin County. Be sure to try to be here to meet and talk with Jeff. Serving begins at noon. Free coffee is at Chillas Hall from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Thursdays. The men from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are there to help you, and talk to you about your problems, if any. Saturday Night Live, in Carrabelle, will be at the senior center, 201 Avenue F. Ron Vice will spin the platters for your dancing and listening pleasure. Bring your favorite snacks, beverages, dancing shoes and your main squeeze, and enjoy the evening. The Over 50 Dance begins at 7 p.m. Have you seen the ads on television that the state of Florida is running? Its about picking up after your pets. There is a sign with our longtime ordinance about this in front of Chillas Hall. Read it sometime; its the law. There are two wooden signs in front of Chillas Hall that you need to pay attention to. The only time you can park in front of the hall is when youre dropping off a handicapped person, and never in front of the post of ce. Hope you marked your calendars for Saturday, August 11. Breakfast will be served from 8:30-11 a.m. at Chillas Hall. Cliff Carroll will be our host. Cliff is another candidate for sheriff of Franklin County. Come meet and talk to Cliff, and enjoy a good breakfast. Be kind to one another, check on the sick and housebound and remember ASAP also stands for Always Say a Prayer. Had lunch last Sunday at St. James Rehab Center, and visited with our friends and neighbors there, of which there are many. Diane Hubanks is doing very well. Until next time, God bless America, our troops, the poor, homeless and hungry. LANARK NEWSJim Welsh TAMARA ALLEN | Special to the TimesJoe Taylor helps lead Senior Summit

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The Times | A9Thursday, August 2, 2012 SATURDAY, AUGUST 4TH AT 7:00 P.M. AND SUNDAY, AUGUST 5TH AT 11:00 A.M. AND 6:00 P.M. EASTPOINT CHURCH OF GOD379AVENUEA Dont Miss This Night of Worship! 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 Nursery now provided for Sunday Church Service 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 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 WELCOMES YOUChurch of the Ascension101 NE First Street CarrabelleSUNDAY10:00 AM WELCOMES YOUChurch THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH (850) 274-4490 (850) 545-2578 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. Sunday Worship Services 8 & 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays Healing Service 11 a.m. Centering Prayer 4 p.m. FaithFirst Baptist hosts yard sale SaturdayThe First Baptist Church Christian School is hosting a yard sale this Saturday, Aug. 4, from 8 a.m. until, rain or shine, at First Baptist Church on 9th Street in Apalachicola. There are plenty of things for the whole family. For more information, call Ursula Stratton at 670-8799.Fellowship Baptist welcomes praise team SundayFellowship Baptist Church, 10 Ellis Van Vleet St. in Apalachicola, is hosting the Senior Praise and Worship Team from St. Andrews Baptist Church in Panama City this Sunday evening, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. St. Andrews Baptist performs the Passion Play each year at the Marina Civic Center in Panama City. This will be a wonderfully spiritual service and everyone is welcome! There will be refreshments in the fellowship hall after the service. Please come and join us. For more information, call 653-4200Love Center hosts music fest FridayThe Love and Worship Center Church, 150 10th St., will present its Word through Praise Music Fest on Friday, Aug. 3, at 7 p.m. This anointed service will feature many local artists and groups as well as others from the tri-state area. Featured artists include Mario Pugh from Atlanta; Gracie McGriff from Daytona Beach; Dr. Monica Jarmon from Panama City; Herbert Beard from Port. St. Joe; and Jhaki Davis, Angelita Stephens, Beyla Walker, D & J Mime, the Hillside dancers and Pastor Barry Hand and the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist choir, all from Apalachicola. The event is sponsored by the Love Center Evangelistic Ministry, led by Elders James and Alma Pugh. For more information, call Evangelist Alma Pugh at 370-6465. Camp Meeting 2012 opens MondayThe Love Center Church of Apalachicola, 150 10th St., will present its Camp Meeting 2012: Faith Under Fire Aug. 510 nightly at 7 p.m. There will be a pre-service Sunday, Aug. 5, at 5 p.m. The speaker lineup includes Sunday, Aug. 5 Apostle Marion McDowell from Dove Life Ministry, Daleville, Ala.; Monday, Aug. 6 Pastor Kenneth Dennis, Restoration Faith Center, Perry; Tuesday, Aug. 7 Evangelist Alma Pugh, Love Center Church, Apalachicola; Wednesday, Aug. 8 Pastor Anthony Andrews, Kingdoms Agenda International Ministries, Panama City; Thursday, Aug. 9 Pastor Earl Brown, Blessed Hope Ministries, Quincy; and Friday, Aug. 10 Overseer JoAnn White, Rehoboth Family Christian Church, Atlanta. For more info, call 6532203 or email to sliwii@ aol.com The Stephens FamilyWe would like to express our sincere gratitude and heartfelt thanks for your prayers and support during a very difcult time for the family of the late Henry F. Stephens. We sincerely appreciate your sentiments of love. The Betty Stephens Family The Franklin County Public Librarys Summer Program for youth, teens and adults reects over the past few weeks as being one of the best yet. Between the Covers offered programs for adults, Own the Night for teens and Dream Big Read for children of all ages. Both the library in Carrabelle and Eastpoint offered weekly activities that encouraged participants to read while enjoying guest speakers, animal visits, black light crafts, eld trips and edible night-time snacks. As usual, there were many library supporters who graciously gave of their time and talents to help promote some of the great programs that were offered. The library staff wishes to make a resounding Thank you to each of the following who contributed to a successful summer program. Our list of guest speakers includes Denise Williams, Kay Wheeler, Carlos Hill, Roni Sharp, Lois Swoboda, Chris Massey, Deputy Dasher and a panel of judges, which included Ed Aguiar, Dawn Radford, Jeff Ilardi and Amanda Street. Volunteers Kate Aguiar and Pam Prince assisted with props and time, Piggly Wiggly donation, and Ms. Bonny Ball. The county library consistently works to promote not only reading but family involvement. Summer programs like these offer a time for families to come to the library and see how the library can expand horizons for each member. For more details about library programs please call the Eastpoint branch 670-8151 or the Carrabelle branch 697-2366. Monica Conter Benning, 97, of Fort Myers passed away Sunday, July 22, at Hope Hospice. She was the daughter of August E. Conter, M.D., and Mary Ann (Mamie) Conter of Apalachicola. She graduated from St. Patricks High School in Apalachicola at age 16 and received her R.N. degree at Providence Hospital in Mobile, Ala., in 1939. In 1940, Monica joined the Army Nurse Corps as a second lieutenant and was assigned to Walter Reed General Hospital, Washington, D.C., where she became the ofcial model for the Red Cross Army Nurse Corps recruiting program. In July 1941, she was deployed to Hawaii and on Nov. 15 was one of six nurses assigned to the new Hickam Field 30bed hospital, where on Dec. 7 she was one of two nurses on duty when the Japanese attacked. There is a monument beside the hospital dedicated to Monica. The famous book Day of Infamy by Walter Lord begins: Monica Conter, a young Army nurse She has been on PBS, the History Channel, three major news networks, in numerous books, and was guest speaker over the years in various parts of the country. She was a member of the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association. In Dec. 2006 Monica was guest speaker at the Pearl Harbor Survivors Associations national convention held in Hawaii. Monicas loving husband of 63 years, Bernard F. Benning (Barney), Lt. Col. USAR and retired corporate executive of Graybar Electric Co., preceded her in death in 2005. Bernard was also a Pearl Harbor survivor and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D.C., with full military honors. She is survived by her children, Joseph Phillip (Carol) Benning, Veronica Benning and Gregory C. Benning, all of Fort Myers; her granddaughters, Melanie (Jurgen) of Atlanta, Ga. and Lauren of Fort Myers; and three nephews, Charles Daniel (Joanne) Conter of Brooksville, Eugene Conter of Columbus, Ohio, and Joseph (Tina) Jasinski of Meriden, Conn. Services celebrating Monicas life were held at The Palms of Fort Myers Chapel, 2674 Winkler Ave., Fort Myers, with Pastor Robert Williams ofciating, on Monday afternoon, July 3. A reception followed at the Palms. A Catholic service and interment will be at the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. with military honors. The family would like to thank Hope Hospice for their wonderful care and support. In lieu of owers, please make memorial contributions to Hope Hospice: 9470 Health Park Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908. Friends may sign the guest book at www. horizonfunerals.comMonica Conter Benning MONIcCA c CONtTER b BENNING Faith bBRIEfsFS cCARD OfF tTHANKsS Obituary YOUR cCOUNtTY lLIbBRARY

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Two Days Only!! Fri. AUG 10th Sat. AUG 11th HUGE SAVINGS ON MANY ITEMS THRU-OUT THESTORE TACKLE, RODS, REELS, AND APPAREL, TOO MUCH TO NAME! Page 10 Freshwater Inshore/OffshoreInshore trout catches are still the hot topic for bay shing this week. Good catches have been reported from the Pig Island and Towns beach area. Live shrimp or D.O.A. shrimp have made the most impact. Offshore action will improve this week as Amber Jack season will open again, making the long trip offshore a little more enticing! Good reports are coming in from Howard creek this week of nice sized bream and good number of cat sh, that is of course if you can nd a break in the constant afternoon storms. Lake Wimico and the Brothers are reporting on good bass catches on spinnerbaits and crankbaits this week as well. SPONSORED BY Email outdoors news to timesoutdoors @star .com Thursday, August 2, 2012 OUTDOORSwww.apalachtimes.comSection Section A By LOIS SWOBODA653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com Mary and Jim Lawhon and their extended family are the heart and soul of C-Quarters Youth Fishing Tournament from July 20-21 in Carrabelle. With 142 kids shing, tournament coordinator Mary Lawhon said the ninth annual tournament was the biggest and best ever. The weather was good and youngsters came from as far away as Louisiana and New York to participate. Lawhon said many anglers were the grandchildren of county residents. This is a very family oriented tournament, she said. Parents get involved with their children during the event. Without, the Lawhon family, the tournament probably would not happen. In addition to Marys role as coordinator, the weighmaster was her brother-in-law, Tommy. He patiently weighed sh of less than one ounce for enthusiastic anglers, Mary said. Her daughter-in-law, Kelley Lawhon, was his faithful scribe for the fth consecutive year, traveling from Louisiana to help. Granddaughter Jordan Lawhon shed in the tournament as a member of Team Yes Dear. Every member of the team placed in the competition and Allie King caught the largest sh in the tournament, a four-pound Spanish mackerel. Another granddaughter, Blakey Lawhon, is too old to sh but came along to act as deckhand for the team. After attending an orientation class Friday night, each young sherman received a free rod and reel provided by Fish Florida. Mary Lawhon wants to remind everyone that buying Fish Florida license plates supports the outreach organization which reaches out to teach kids responsible shing practices. Lawhon said local merchants also contributed greatly to the tournament. She gave special thanks to Jimmy Crowder for allowing the tournament to be headquartered at C-Quarters and to dockmaster Millard Collins.From staff reportsC-Quarters King sh Shootout this weekendBoats will shove off from the C-Quarters Marina in Carrabelle for the ninth annual King sh Shootout in Carrabelle next weekend, to raise money and awareness for the Leukemia Research Foundation. The 2012 tournament will be Aug. 4-5, beginning with the Captains Meeting at 6 p.m. Friday and the tournament 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. A $16,500 payout with 10 places is guaranteed. You can win $5,000 for the biggest king sh. The boat registration fee is $250 per boat. During the past nine years, the tourney has raised $630,000 making it the largest independent fundraiser for leukemia research. To register, visit www.cquartersmarina.com. Or call 697-8400 for more info.Manatee, sea turtle decals support conservationNew editions of manatee and sea turtle decals are available at local tax collectors of ces across the state. The popular decals, produced annually by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, provide an important source of funds for the states efforts to conserve Floridas manatees and sea turtles. Anyone donating $5 will receive a decal. Donations support manatee and sea turtle research, rehabilitation and educational programs, as well as FWC conservation efforts. Its great to see our decals everywhere: on cars, trucks, boats and trailers. Decals are a fantastic and affordable way to show the importance of protecting Floridas manatees and sea turtles, said the FWCs sea turtle program leader, Robbin Trindell. Many FWC animal recovery initiatives are made possible with revenue produced by our decal programs. For more information on manatee and sea turtle decals, visit MyFWC.com/Manatee or MyFWC. com/SeaTurtle.Dont invite wild re to your doorThe Florida Forest Service is asking for help in extinguishing summer wild res early. As more thunderstorms appear, lightning strikes become more common. If you witness a lightning strike report it by calling 911. When caught early, res caused by lightning can be managed and suppressed. Otherwise they might burn intensely underground for days until they blow out and cause larger wild res that are harder to manage and contain. Keeping your yard clean and rooftops and gutters clear helps reduce the wild re risk to your home. Keep the areas near your home clear of storm blowdown and excessive yard debris. If your cleanup involves burning the debris, there are requirements that must be followed under Florida law. Piles should be 8 feet or less in diameter. Larger piles will require an authorization before lighting. Piles must be at least 50 feet from the road, 25 feet from the house and forest land, and 150 feet from homes or structures. Burning must not start before 9 a.m. and must be extinguished one hour before sunset. Your smoke must not create a hazard or a nuisance. Outdoors BRIEFS WHY DID THE RATTLER CROSS THE ROAD?CHIP SANDERS | Special to the TimesThis rattlesnake, possibly an Eastern diamondback rattler, was spotted about noon July 26 at Avenue K and 10th Street in Apalachicola. Rattlesnake populations in the Florida Panhandle are generally shrinking, because of loss of habitat and human interaction. TOURNEY WINNERSSpeckled Trout: 1) Jackson Rowe 2) Jordan Lawhon 3) Fisher Edwards Flounder: 1) Colton Thomas 2) Tyler Grinstead 3) Cailin Thomas Cat sh: 1) Jessie Alday 2) Joseph Murphy 3) B. B. Pepper-Jones Sea Bass: 1) Dawson Bodie 2) Grayson Millender 3) Zack Libby Pin sh: 1) Zackery Mock 2) Brooke Mercer 3) Jonah Bedford Croaker: 1) Waylon Boston 2) Preston Thompson 3) Joseph Kilpatrick Mackerel: 1) Allie King 2) Rodge Waldrop 3) Taylor Blanchard Lady Fish: 1) Tressie Edwards 2) Roland Waldrop 3) Charlie CollinsPhotos by MARY LAWHON | Special to the TimesEvery member of Team Yes Dear placed in the competition. Pictured are Taylor Blanchard, Jim Lawhon, Jordan Lawhon, deckhand Blakey Lawhon, Hunter Pitt and Allie King. At right, Jonah Bedford wrestles with his catch.C-Quarters shing tourney a family affair WEEKLY ALMANAC APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE TIDE TABLES MONTHLY AVERAGESTo nd the tides of the following areas, subtract the indicated times from these given for APALACHICOLA: HIGH LOW Cat Point Minus 0:40 Minus 1:17 East Pass Minus 0:27 Minus 0:27 To nd the tides of the following areas, subtract the indicated times from those given for CARRABELLE: HIGH LOW Bald Point Minus 9:16 Minus 0:03 Sponsor the WEEKLY ALMANACCall Today!653-8868 Date HighLow% Precip Thu, August 286 7650% Fri, August 386 7630% Sat, August 486 7530% Sun, August 585 7640% Mon, August 685 7660% Tues, August 785 7660% Wed, August 886 7620% 1 We 426am 2.4 139pm 3.0 737am 2.1 907pm -0.2 2 Th 444am 2.4 236pm 2.9 827am 1.8 940pm 0.2 3 Fr 459am 2.4 329pm 2.9 913am 1.6 1008pm 0.3 4 Sa 513am 2.4 420pm 2.7 959am 1.4 1031pm 0.6 5 Su 527am 2.6 513pm 2.6 1045am 1.1 1051pm 1.0 6 Mo 544am 2.6 610pm 2.2 1134am 1.0 1110pm 1.3 7 Tu 605am 2.7 716pm 2.1 1229pm 1.0 1131pm 1.4 8 We 631am 2.9 839pm 1.9 134pm 0.8 1154pm 1.8 9 Th 704am 2.9 1030pm 1.9 249pm 0.6 10 Fr 744am 2.9 1221am 1.8 405pm 0.6 11 Sa 834am 2.9 511pm 0.5 12 Su 935am 2.9 607pm 0.3 13 Mo 232am 2.4 1042am 2.9 455am 2.2 654pm 0.2 14 Tu 259am 2.4 1147am 2.9 604am 2.2 733pm 0.2 2 Th 444am 2.4 236pm 2.9 827am 1.8 940pm 0.2 3 Fr 459am 2.4 329pm 2.9 913am 1.6 1008pm 0.3 4 Sa 513am 2.4 420pm 2.7 959am 1.4 1031pm 0.6 5 Su 527am 2.6 513pm 2.6 1045am 1.1 1051pm 1.0 6 Mo 544am 2.6 610pm 2.2 1134am 1.0 1110pm 1.3 7 Tu 605am 2.7 716pm 2.1 1229pm 1.0 1131pm 1.4 8 We 631am 2.9 839pm 1.9 134pm 0.8 1154pm 1.8 9 Th 704am 2.9 1030pm 1.9 249pm 0.6 10 Fr 744am 2.9 1221am 1.8 405pm 0.6 11 Sa 834am 2.9 511pm 0.5 12 Su 935am 2.9 607pm 0.3 13 Mo 232am 2.4 1042am 2.9 455am 2.2 654pm 0.2 14 Tu 259am 2.4 1147am 2.9 604am 2.2 733pm 0.2 After attending an orientation class Friday night, each young sherman received a free rod and reel provided by Fish Florida. Mary Lawhon wants to remind everyone that buying Fish Florida license plates supports the outreach organization which reaches out to teach kids responsible shLawhon said local merchants also contributed greatly to the tournament. She gave special thanks to Jimmy Crowder for allowing the tournament to be headquartered at C-Quarters and to dockmaster Millard Collins. Speckled Trout: 1) Jackson Rowe 2) Jordan Lawhon 3) Fisher Edwards Colton Thomas 2) Tyler Grinstead 3) Cailin Thomas Alday 2) Joseph Murphy 3) B. B. Pepper-Jones Sea Bass: 1) Dawson Bodie 2) Grayson Millender 3) Zack Libby Pin sh: 1) Zackery Mock 2) Brooke Mercer 3) Jonah Bedford Croaker: 1) Waylon Boston 2) Preston Thompson 3) Joseph Kilpatrick Mackerel: 1) Allie King 2) Rodge Waldrop 3) Taylor Blanchard Lady Fish: 1) Tressie Edwards 2) Roland Waldrop 3) Charlie Collins Photos by MARY LAWHON | Special to the Times Every member of Team Yes Dear placed in the competition. Pictured are Taylor Blanchard, Jim Lawhon, Jordan Lawhon, deckhand Blakey Lawhon, Hunter Pitt and Jonah Bedford wrestles with his catch.

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CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA SP O RTS www.apalachtimes.com ASectionThe Franklin County Dixie Debs softball team, now the Florida state champion, head off early Thursday morning to the World Series in Powhatan, Virginia, where they will open play on Saturday, Aug. 4. Theyll be starting off in game 6 at noon, against the home team Powhatan squad. In the event that coach Kevin Newells squad proves victorious, theyll face the winner of Saturdays 2 p.m. game between the Alabama and Tennessee champions. In the event the Florida champions drop their opener, theyll have to work themselves out of the losers bracket, in an 11 a.m. Sunday matchup against the loser of Saturdays game between Alabama and Tennessee. Sporting all new Florida state champions, and with the generous support of the county and local donors, the girls are looking forward to this once-in-a lifetime opportunity. Pictured above are, front row, from left, assistant coach Allen Millender, Chena Segree, Christina Collins, Anna lee, Morgan Newell, Emily Hateld, Stephanie Marxsen and assistant coach Matt Kelley. Back row from left are coach Newell, Maddie Newell, Morgan Kelley, Emily Hunt, Ally Millender, Ashley Carroll and Morgan Mock.By MICHAEL SWEATTSpecial to the Times This past weekend, the 15-and-under Franklin County AAU basketball team represented themselves and their county very well, making it all the way to the championship game. On Friday we started out with a blaze, opening up against a very athletic and big Taylor County Wildcat AAU team. Less than three months ago we lost to this team by almost 30 points. We out-rebounded and outplayed a much bigger and athletic team due to better execution and fundamentals. We also used our speed and quickness which we had a slight advantage as a whole team. The nal score was 59-41 which really lifted the boys for the upcoming games. Kelsey Jones had 16 points with 13 rebounds, Carza Harvey had 14, with 10 assists, and Camron White had nine points with 11 rebounds. KK Wilson added seven points, Marshall Sweet six points and six steals, Tyler Howard two points with ve steals, and Johnny Jones had three points. Nathan Jones helped chip in with four rebounds and Chance White also saw some minutes in the game. On Saturday we started out short a player as Wilson had a prior commitment with his family. We opened up with SEGA Thunder, a team out of southeast Georgia. They were a very physical team who played hardnosed defense. They also had a very talented point guard. Our defense came alive, only allowing them to score 11 points the rst half as the score was 23-11. The second half we missed several opportunities in transition and only scored 15 points. Their team defense was also a factor in that too. They hustled and were very physical. Our team defense only allowed them to score 10 points in the second half! We were communicating and blocking out very well. The nal score was 3821 with another victory. Harvey led all scorers with 17 points and six assists. Kelsey Jones had eight points and 12 rebounds. Camron White had seven points with 10 rebounds, Tyler Howard had 4 points with four steals, and Sweet had two points with four steals. Nathan Jones had three rebounds and Johnny Jones a steal and an assist. Chance White chipped in with one assist too. The last game on Saturday, we took on a North Florida AAU team called the Blazin Heat. They were undefeated going in to our game, so we knew we were guaranteed getting in the championship Sunday no matter how the game played out now. We fought hard the whole game but foul trouble was a problem and they nailed their free throws, hitting 24 of 29. With everything that happened, it was still a fourpoint game with two minutes left and we got backto-back steals but could not take advantage as we missed a lay-up and threw a bad pass on the other. After fouling, the nal score was a 10-point loss, 50-40. Harvey had 14 points with seven assists, Kelsey Jones had 11 points with 11 rebounds, Camron White had seven points with seven rebounds, Howard had four points and six steals, Sweet had four points and four steals, and Nathan Jones put in some big minutes with ve rebounds. In the championship game Sunday it was a rematch and it was a grind. There were so many lead changes and I feel we outplayed the Heat in every facet of the game. The only difference from the previous day is we were the team getting to the free throw line and we were the aggressor. The other difference is they made their free throws the day before but we did not, shooting a whopping 7-of24! Yes we missed 17 free throws ...the nal score was 43-51! On top of missing free throws we also boggled several opportunities down the stretch which cost us several points. Even after missing many free throws, we could have still won if we would have executed offensive transition opportunities. Kelsey Jones got the AllTournament trophy as he scored 19 points, had 15 rebounds with ve steals and four assists in the championship game. Camron White had seven points and eight rebounds, Sweet had seven points with six steals, Harvey had seven points with six assists, and Howard had three points with ve steals. Overall this was a great experience and great tourney for these boys. They have been working so hard since March tooling up their games. I had random coaches and fans coming up to me, bragging on our players amazing improvement from the rst tournament to now. These kids deserve every compliment they got, as they worked so hard to get to where they are now. Second place is never fun, especially when we played like a rst-place team, but the experience and the feeling these kids got from this will help them the next time we make it to a championship game. The 17-and-under kids this off-season included David Butler, Rakheim Pierce, Chase Golden, Direek Farmer, Seth Rogers, Ladarius Rhodes, Kelsey Jones, Carza Harvey, Camron White, Tyler Howard, and Marshall Sweet. This team also worked just as hard and participated in two county tournaments, Florida State Team Camp, which they played seven games, and the Dade Community Street League in Tallahassee, which they participated in seven games and lost in the semi nals of the playoffs. There is still a lot of work to be done but this off-season was surely a success to the Franklin County basketball program. Next AAU season we plan on opening up another age group 12and-under and we will have tryouts in March 2013. Also I know the middle school programs have been cancelled this year but we will still have games during the fall for that age group. We will have tryouts for sixthto eight-graders and a parent fundraising meeting probably in the early part of October and carry on raising the money we need to have fall program this year for that age group. I will post a date for tryouts with the next couple of months so stay tuned to the paper. The players and I look forward to the 2012-13 season in representing this county and this community. We would also like to thank our sponsors who helped make this off-season possible: Franklin County Parks and Rec, City of Apalachicola, Blue Parrot Restaurant, Kats Fine Line Painting, Water Street Seafood, Centennial Bank, Apalachicola Ace Hardware, Eddy Teachs Raw Bar, Forbes Funeral Home, AJs Neighborhood Bar and Grill, Fishermans Choice, and Gander Auto Parts. We would also like to thank Franklin County school bus garage for letting us use their vans. We would like to thank Brandon Scott, Jeremy Williams, Ricky Jones, and Joe Lowe for donating their time to the program. Michael Sweatt is the varsity basketball coach at Franklin County High School. JOESLAWN CARE 850.323.0741JOES_LAWN@YAHOO.COM Gun ShowAugust11th & 12th Panama City Panama City Fairgrounds Fairgrounds2080426Sat 9 -5 Sun 10-4C o n c e a l e d W e a p o n s C l a s s S a t / S u n 1 1 a m o r 2 p m Floridagunshows.com FREE PARKING Page 11 Thursday, August 2, 2012Young hoopsters ght to AAU championship game PHOTO BY DANA WHALEY | Special to the Times MARCHING TO VIRGINIA Dixie Debs softball teamPHOTOS ARE BY SHERRY WHITE | Special to the TimesEarning runner-up trophies are back row, from left, coach Mike Sweatt, KK Wilson, Carza Harvey, Nathan Jones, Kelsey Jones, and Camron White. Bottom row from left are Marshall Sweet, Tyler Howard, Johnny Jones, and Chance White.

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Coupon Expires: 8-31-12 FREEEYE EXAMCODE: AP00Darren Payne, M.D.Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract SurgeonLee Mullis, M.D.Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract SurgeonTodd Robinson, M.D.Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract Surgeon The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriffs Of ce. Arrests in this report were made by of cers from the Apalachicola Police Department (APD), Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Franklin County Sheriffs Of ce (FCSO). All defendants are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.July 24Bobby J. Bullock, Jr., 44, Eastpoint, Dixie County warrant for withholding child support (FCSO) Charles D. Brown, 59, Apalachicola, violation of probation (FCSO) Justin E. McCalpin, 23, Eastpoint, lewd or lascivious molestation of a victim under age 12 (APD) Jerry M. Landrum, 34, Panacea, failure to appear (FCSO) Billy D. Dalton, 37, Eastpoint, violation of a domestic battery injunction, and driving while license revokedhabitual (FCSO)July 25Matthew R. Simmons, 25, Apalachicola, battery by inmate (FCSO)July 26Mark A. Smith, 48, Eastpoint, failure to appear (FCSO) Cody E. Diorio, 21, Carrabelle, violation of probation (FCSO) Joe L. Morales, 33, Eastpoint, domestic battery (FCSO)July 27Timothy D. Votaw, 60, St. George Island, battery FCSO) Fred C. Anthony, 45, Apalachicola, boating under the in uence (FWC)July 28Misty D. Dillon, 27, Apalachicola, DUI (FHP) ARREST REPORT News BRIEFSFull moon climb tonight at island lighthouseThe rst August Full Moon Climb at the Cape St. George Lighthouse on St. George Island will be held Thursday, Aug. 2. The sunset climb will take place from 8-9:30 p.m. and will include light hors doeuvres and a sparkling cider toast to the full moon. Cost is $15 for the general public and $10 for members of the St. George Lighthouse Association. The sun will set at 8:31 p.m. and the moon will rise at 8:47 p.m. After sunset, people are invited to climb to the top of the lighthouse for a breathtaking view of the moon, as space and time permit. Cost is $10 for the general public and $5 for SGLA members. Since August is a blue moon month, meaning that there are two full moons in the month, there will be a second Full Moon Climb on Friday, Aug. 31, from 7:30-9 p.m. The Cape St. George Light is in St. George Lighthouse Park at the center of the island, where Island Drive ends at Gulf Beach Drive. Parking is available in lots at either side of the park. Because space is limited, reservations are recommended. Please contact the St. George Island Visitor Center at 927-7744 or toll free at 888-927-7744.Sacred Heart bus offers free health screenings FridayThe Sacred Heart Health Systems Mission in Motion 40-foot bus will provide free health screenings on Friday, Aug. 3 in Apalachicola. Mission in Motion will visit the Sacred Heart Medical of ces of pediatrician Dr. Robert Head, 55 Avenue E in Apalachicola, from 9 a.m. to noon. The Mission in Motion team will provide pediatric hearing and vision screenings and assist parents and guardians in understanding the health insurance options for their children through the Florida KidCare program. Eligibility determination and assistance with enrollment will be available. Currently, Florida ranks third in the U.S. for the number of uninsured children, with more than 500,000 without coverage. For more information regarding Floridas KidsCare, please call 850-416-5060 or email InsureKidsNow@ shhpens.org.FEMA of ce to close SaturdayTim Tyson, a FEMA spokesman, said Monday that 447 people in Franklin County had registered at the Disaster Recovery Center that opened July 11 for residents affected by Tropical Storm Debby. The DRC, at the community service center at 192 14th St., the former Apalachicola High School, is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday. It is slated to close this Saturday, Aug. 4, at the end of the day. Tyson said the total dollars spent so far in the state on 17 designated counties is about $17.5 million. He the state has given out $15.4 million in housing assistance and $2.04 million for other needs. In Franklin County, the total assistance has totaled $114,103, Tyson said, with $101,914 for housing and the remaining $12,188 for other needs. He said the Small Business Administration in Florida has given out $5.93 million in home loans and $22,500 in business loans.See BRIEFS A13

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LocalThe Times | A13Thursday, August 2, 2012 CALL TODAY!653-8868 GET YOUR AD IN Trades & Services 653-8868 GET YOUR AD INCALL TODAY! Laban Bontrager, DMD Monica Bontrager, DMD 12761 Pea Ridge Road Bristol, Florida 32321TELEPHONE (850) 643-5417 Bristol Dental ClinicDENTURE LAB ON PREMISESSame Day Service on Repairs and Relines Don Lively General Contractors LICENSED ANDINSURED 20 YEARSEXPERIENCE P.O. 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The program, a cooperative effort between the Apalachicola Municipal Library and Project Impact wrapped up July 24 after a successful summer session at the ABC School and the former Apalachicola High School. Students received certi cates and trophies for returning books that they checked out all summer. In photo above, Smith reads a frightening tale to the young people from Dare to Be Scared: 13 Stories to Chill and Thrill by Robert D. San Souci, with illustrations by David Ouimet. Once the of ce closes here, people can still get help with application and can update information by calling our helpline at 800621-3362, Tyson said. He said all damage must have occurred by July 26, and registration must be made by Aug. 2. There are three ways to apply: Call 800621-FEMA (3362). Help is available in most languages, and lines are open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week. Those who are deaf or hard of hearing and use a TTY may call 800-462-7585 or register online at www. DisasterAssistance.gov. or register using a tablet or Smartphone by using the FEMA app or m.fema. gov. Carrabelle Senior Center dance Saturday nightA dance will be held on Saturday evening, Aug. 4, 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 center, 201 NW Avenue F, on the corner of 1st Street and NW Avenue F in downtown Carrabelle, to dance or just to listen to the music! For more information on the dance and other activities, visit www. CarrabelleSeniorCenter. comSoutherland staff to host mobile of ce MondayThe Florida staff of U.S. Representative Steve Southerland, II will host mobile of ce hours in Franklin County on Monday, Aug. 6., from 1-3 p.m. at the county Courthouse Annex, 34 Forbes Street, Apalachicola. Residents of Franklin County and the surrounding area are invited to provide input on legislation, ask questions or request assistance with a federal agency on issues, including Social Security, Medicare, Housing and Urban Development, IRS, Veterans Affairs and Immigration. For questions, please contact James Waterstradt at (850) 785-0812 or James. Waterstradt@mail.house. gov. Kindergarten screenings set for Aug. 6-7The Franklin County School will hold kindergarten screenings in the media center of the Eastpoint campus on Monday, Aug. 6, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is required that each child be screened before placement in a Franklin County kindergarten. Please call 670-2800 to schedule your childs appointment.All-South Contractors to replace courthouse roofCounty commissioners voted unanimously July 17 to hire All-South Contractors to replace the courthouse roof. The roof of the courthouse was damaged during Tropical Storm Debby, which led to extensive water damage in courthouse of ces. County Planner Alan Pierce said the roof has continued to leak slightly in recent rains. The countys insurance carrier, Florida League of Cities, as well as their insurance adjuster has reviewed the damage, Pierce said. He said that with the approval of the insurance adjuster, the county contacted All-South Contractors, which put the roof on the annex and has been doing maintenance on the courthouse roof for the past decade. Pierce said AllSouth submitted a bid of $108,771 to make the emergency work and that the insurance adjuster said the price is reasonable, as the last roof put on the courthouse in 1995 cost $89,000. The county has a $150,000 deductible but Mike Matheny, from the Florida League of Cities, said he believes the deductible will be paid by FEMA, Pierce said.County funds needed to complete sewer workFunds for an infrastructure upgrade in Eastpoint are $13,000 short of the estimated cost of completion. After years of planning and construction, improvements to part of Eastpoints water and sewer system are nally complete, but road repairs have pushed the cost of the project beyond available funds. Debbie Belcher, of Roumelis Planning and Development Services Inc., the rm that applied for and administered grant funding for the project, said the Community Block Development Grant funding construction of water and sewer lines for Bear Creek Road and part of Ridge Road was awarded on Dec. 3, 2008. The construction was paired with the installation of a vacuum station to serve Ridge, Wilderness and Bear Creek roads. That work was funded by a USDA grant. Under the original proposal, a minimum of 14 households would be connected to Eastpoint Water and Sewer District lines. Eighteen households have now been connected. Original design for the sewer lines involved boring under the roads to connect south side households to the main water and sewer lines on the north side of the roads. When contractors came to evaluate the task, they found that the width of the right of way and other factors made drilling impossible, so the roads had to be cut for residential lines to be installed, Belcher said. Contractors for the water and sewer district made the cuts without obtaining county permission, Commissioner Cheryl Sanders said. Now, installation of residential lines is complete, but the road must be repaired at multiple sites. At the July 17 county commission meeting, Belcher said the estimated cost of the remaining work is $43,000. At that meeting, the county gave Belcher permission to release $30,000 in remaining grant funds to the water and sewer district, to be used only for road repair. Chairman Pinki Jackel said Otter Slide Road is in need of repairs from a separate project. Belcher suggested they negotiate with C. W. Roberts separately for that job. We dont have a program right now, but we have money from the gas tax, and I think theres enough to complete this work, Clerk of Courts Marcia Johnson said following the meeting. At some point in the future we will need to address recouping some of this money, but for right now we need to x the roads, Commissioner Smokey Parrish said. BRIEFS from page A12 A SUMMERTIME READING ADVENTURE FRANKLIN COUNTY PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION WORKSHOP & MEETINGThe Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at Alligator Point. LOCATION: Mission By The Sea Church 772 Alligator Drive Alligator Point, FL 32346 WORKSHOP TIME: 6:00 P.M. The Workshop will be available to all of the public and will be to discuss the South Shoals PUD amendment Southwest Cape PUD and Re-Plat. REGULAR MEETING TIME: 6:30 P.M. The Regular Meeting will be to discuss all other agenda items that will need a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners which is also open to the public. For more information please contact the Franklin County Planning Department, Amy Kelly at 850-653-9783, Ext. 167.

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A14| The Times Thursday, August 2, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS 88511T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA 88505T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT. IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2009-000686-CA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. successor by merger to BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, vs. GREGORY G. FISHER; ANDREA L. FISHER; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT (S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; AQUA FINANCE, INC.; JOHN DOE AND; JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated June 26, 2012 and entered in Case No. 2009-000686-CA, of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. successor by merger to BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P.is Plaintiff and GREGORY G. FISHER; ANDREA L. FISHER; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT (S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; JOHN DOE AND; JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION; AQUA FINANCE, INC.; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash ON THE FRONT STEPS OF THE COURTHOUSE, at 33 MARKET STREET, APALACHICOLA, in FRANKLIN County, FLORIDA, at 11:00 a.m.,on the 3rd day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: TRACT COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH, RANGE 4 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN NORTH 1300.00 FEET, THENCE RUN EAST 210.00 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 788.30 FEET, THENCE RUN EAST 877.91 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 04 EAST 249.74 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 85 EAST 142.00 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 44 EAST 341.43 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 45 EAST 300.00 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 44 WEST 139.14 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 55 EAST 301.14 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 09 EAST 162.81 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 89 EAST 36.60 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 05 WEST 191.61 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 88 EAST 25.20 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 05 EAST 264.69 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP (MARKED #7160) MARKING THE POINT OF BEGINNING FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE NORTH 05 EAST 132,36 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP (MARKED #7160), THENCE RUN NORTH 87 30 EAST 332.84 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP (MARKED #7160), THENCE RUN SOUTH 05 WEST 128.28 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP (MARKED #7160) THENCE RUN SOUTH 07 WEST 4.11 FEET TO AN IRON ROD AND CAP (MARKED # 7160), THENCE RUN SOUTH 87 WEST 332.71 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING TOGETHER WITH A 25.00 FOOT ROADWAY EASEMENT BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH, RANGE 4 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN NORTH 1300.00 FEET, THENCE RUN EAST 210.00 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 788.30 FEET. THENCE RUN EAST 877.91 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 04 EAST 249.74 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 85 EAST 142.00 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 44 EAST 341.43 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 45 EAST 300.00 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 44 WEST 139.14 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 55 EAST 301.14 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 09 EAST 162.81 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 89 EAST 36.60 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN SOUTH 05 WEST 191.61 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 88 EAST 25.20 FEET. THENCE RUN NORTH 05 EAST 661.78 FEET TO A POINT LYING ON THE SOUTHERLY RIGHTOF-WAY BOUNDARY OF WEST DRIVE, THENCE RUN SOUTH 87 WEST ALONG SAID RIGHTOF-WAY BOUNDARY 25.26 FEET, THENCE LEAVING SAID RIGHTOF-WAY BOUNDARY RUN SOUTH 05 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 12 SECONDS WEST 469.73 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A 2006 FLEETWOOD DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME VIN #S GAFL5757A77496TR3l AND GAFL575B 77496-TR31 A 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 with 60 days after the sale. Dated this 2nd day of July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson As Clerk of Court Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the, Court Administrator at 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, Fl 32320, Phone No. (904)6538861, Extension 106 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Suite 3000 Plantation, FL 33324 (954) 382-3486 Fax: (954) 382-5380 July 26, Aug 2, 2012 88451T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY CASE NO. 12-79-CA CENTENNIAL BANK, Plaintiff, vs. LARRY J. SMITH and STEPHANIE A. SMITH, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 9, 2012, and entered in Civil Action No. 12-79-CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, wherein Centennial Bank is Plaintiff, and Larry J. Smith and Stephanie A. Smith, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on the 6th day of September, 2012, at the front door foyer on the second floor of the Franklin County Courthouse, Apalachicola, Florida, the followingdescribed real property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: Lots 16 and 17, Block D, of Reserve at Magnolia Ridge Estates, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 9, Pages 1-3 and corrected by affidavit as recorded in Official Records Book 833, Page 436, all in the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. The successful bidder at the sale will be required to place the requisite state documentary stamps on the Certificate of Title. DATED this 12th day of July, 2012. HON. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Court Franklin County, Florida By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk July 26, Aug 2, 2012 88489T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO.: 19-2009-CA-000391 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. DAVIDSON, MARVIN JACK A/K/A JACK DAVIDSON, et al. Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 19-2009-CA000391 of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is Plaintiff, and, DAVIDSON, MARVIN JACK A/K/A JACK DAVIDSON, et al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, 33 MARKET STREET, FRONT STEPS OF THE COURTHOUSE, STE 203, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320, at the hour of 11:00 AM, on the 21st day of August, 2012, the following described property: LOT 9 OF DRIFTWOOD, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE(S) 42-44, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 12th day of July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Courts disability coordinator at 301 S MONROE STREET ROOM 225, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301, 850-577-4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. July 26, 2, 2012 88487T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORDA CASE NO.: 2011 CA 439 AMERIS BANK, a Georgia Bank 2628 Crawfordville Hwy P.O. Box 1240 Crawfordville, Florida 32326-1240, Plaintiff, vs. DONALD GRISWOLD, KATHRYN GRISWOLD, and THE UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF 1002 NE 2nd Street, Carrabelle, Florida 32322, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, pursuant to Plaintiffs Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Franklin County, Florida, described as follows, to wit: LOTS 1 AND 2, BLOCK 47 (210), KEOUGHS SECOND ADDITION TO THE CITY OF CARRABELLE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA; TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1995 SKYL DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME BEARING VIN 46H630502HA/ 6H630502HB AND TITLE #S 69123651/ 69123652. Commonly known as 1002 NE 2 Street, Carrabelle, Florida 32322 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash at Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320 beginning at 11:00 a.m. EST, on the 3rd day of October, 2012. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the Clerk of Court no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim, you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Notice to Persons With Disabilities: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrators office not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. MARCIA M. JOHNSON Clerk of the Circuit Court Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Timothy D. Padgett, Esq., TIMOTHY D. PADGETT, P.A. 2878 Remington Green Circle, Tallahassee, Florida 32308 Ph: (850) 422-2520 Fax: (850) 422-2567 July 26, Aug 2, 2012 88469T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 19-2011-CA-000259 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, Plaintiff, vs. MICHAEL PRIDGEN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MICHAEL PRIDGEN; TERESA LYNN PRIDGEN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TERESA LYNN PRIDGEN; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT (S); EMERALD COAST FEDERAL CREDIT UNION; CACH, LLC; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, WHETHER UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Franklin County, Florida, described as: COMMENCE at the point where the line dividing Lots 12 and 13 of Southland, a subdivision as per map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 4, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida, intersects with the Northeasterly rightof-way boundary of Linden Road, thence run North 58 East 290.05 feet to a rod and cap for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING thence run North 31 West 378.74 feet to the centerline of Hathcock Road, thence run North 59 East along said centerline 37.69 feet to a rod and cap, thence run North 59 East along said centerline 77.75 feet, thence run South 31 East 376.17 feet, thence run South 58 West 115.41 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Together with a nonexclusive easement for access and utilities over and across the following property. The North one-half 1/2 of the existing right-ofway, which has been abandoned by Franklin County, Florida, being a part of Hathcock Road in Southland Subdivision, a subdivision platted in Plat Book 1, Page 4, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. The said North one-half 1/2 being 25.63 feet in width and running 815.9 feet along the Southerly boundary of Lot 11 of Southland, a subdivision platted in Plat Book 1, Page 4, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. A/K/A 60 Hatchcock Rd. Apalachicola, FL 32320 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Front steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320 at 11:00 AM, on August 21, 2012. DATED THIS 28th DAY OF June, 2012. 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. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 28th day of June, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff, Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 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: Danny Davis Office of Court Administration 301 South Monroe Street, Room 225 Tallahassee, FL 32303 850.577.4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. July 26, Aug 2, 2012

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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, August 2, 2012 The Times | A15 88693T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO.: 19-2009-CA-000274 RBC CENTURA BANK Plaintiff, vs. GORMAN, JAMES A/K/A JAMES E. GORMAN, JR., et al. Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICES IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 19-2009-CA000274 of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein, RBC CENTURA BANK, is Plaintiff, and GORMAN, JAMES A/K/A JAMES E. GORMAN, JR., et al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, 33 MARKET STREET, FRONT STEPS OF THE COURTHOUSE, STE 203, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320, at the hour of 11:00 AM, on the 11th day of September, 2012, the following described property: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 8 SOUTH, RANGE 8 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT #4261 MARKING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 8 SOUTH, RANGE 8 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE 89 DEGREES 49 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SECTION FOR A DISTANCE OF 37.95 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF BAY CITY ROAD AS MONUMENTED; THENCE ALONG SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE, SOUTH 02 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 56 SECONDS EAST, 1388.12 FEET; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, SOUTH 02 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 23 SECONDS EAST, 245.05 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE, SOUTH 89 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 31 SECONDS EAST, 270.87 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 54 SECONDS EAST, 472.88 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 10 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 09 MINUTES WEST, 90.65 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 31 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 49 SECONDS WEST, 238.41 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 28 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST, 153.00 FEET TO A POINT ON THE CENTERLINE OF SMITH ROAD, A 20.00 FOOT WIDE ROAD AS OCCUPIED; THENCE ALONG SAID CENTERLINE SOUTH 45 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 37 SECONDS WEST, 283.24 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTH; THENCE WESTERLY ALONG SAID CENTERLINE; ALONG SAID CURVE HAVING A RADIUS OF 177.10 FEET, A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 47 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 52 SECONDS WITH AN ARC LENGTH OF 146.61 FEET (CHORD TO SAID CURVE BEARS SOUTH 68 DEGREES 46 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST, 142.46 FEET) TO A POINT ON THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE APALACHICOLA NORTHERN RAILROAD; THENCE ALONG SAID NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, NORTH 48 DEGREES 09 MINUTES 44 SECONDS WEST, 217.90 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, NORTH 23 DEGREES 06 SECONDS 10 MINUTES EAST, 265-07 FEET; THENCE NORTH 02 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 23 SECONDS WEST, 289.55 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 25th day of July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Courts disability coordinator at 301 S MONROE STREET ROOM 225, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301, 850-577-4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. August 2, 9, 2012 88651T PUBLIC NOTICE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF APPLICATION The Department announces receipt of an application for a permit from The Carrabelle Boat Club Association, Inc., File No. 19-0233018-009-EI, to dredge an existing navigation channel to -5 feet mean low water adjacent to their property at 1570 Highway 98 West, Carrabelle, FL, 29 43.34 Lat/84.48 Long, in Postum Bayou, Class III Waters of the State, Not Approved for Shellfish Harvesting. This application is being processed and is available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at the Northwest District office at 160 West Government Street, Pensacola, Florida 32502. August 2, 2012 88699T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 08-00003 DIVISION: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF GSR MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2005-AR4, Plaintiff, vs. JEFFREY D. ORMSBY, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling February 15, 2011 Foreclosure Sale dated July 24, 2012, and entered in Case No. 08-00003 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida in which U.S. Bank National Association as Trustee on behalf of GSR Mortgage Loan Trust 2005-AR4, is the Plaintiff and Jeffrey D. Ormsby, Brian K. Krontz, Lucy H. Krontz, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on, Franklin County, Florida on the 11th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 3, BLOCK 21, WEST OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND GULF BEACHES, UNIT NO. ONE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE(S) 7, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 517 W GULF BEACH DR, SAINT GEORGE ISLAND, FL 32328, SAINT GEOR Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED in Franklin County, Florida this 25th day of July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, FL By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (913) 221 4743 In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Courts, Marcia M. Johnson, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320; telephone number (850) 653-8861, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call (850) 577-4400. To file response please contact Franklin County Clerk of Court, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 88629T You are hereby notified that your eligibility to vote is in question. Doug J. Topham135 Daisey St. Eastpoint FL 32328 Sedric D. Jones27 Pine Dr. Apalachicola FL 32320 Kenneth C. Crum29-A Jefferson St. Eastpoint FL 32328 Robin N. Pedrick1307 W 3rd St. Carrabelle FL 32322 Jeri C. Pool135 Franklin Blvd. St George Island FL 32328 You are required to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Apalachicola, Florida no later than (30) days after the date of this publishing. Failure to respond will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. August 2, 2012 88689T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 192009CA000624 XXXXXX THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2007-19 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2007-19 Plaintiff, vs. EDWARD STEPHAN DACHTERA; ET AL., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT OF CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated July 25, 2012, and entered in Case No. 192009CA 000624XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2007-19 MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2007-19 is Plaintiff and EDWARD STEPHAN DACHTERA; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANTS NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 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 11th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to wit: LOT NUMBER 5 IN ALLIGATOR POINT, A SUBDIVISION OF FRACTIONAL SECTIONAL 3 AND A PART OF FRACTIONAL SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH, RANGE 2 WEST, ACCORDING TO THE PLATS THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, AT PAGES 25 TO 28, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF, AND SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN FRANKIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING INTERESTS IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS 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. (850) 653-8861 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Apalachicola, Florida on July 25, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Court By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk Attorneys for Plaintiff SMITH, HIATT & DIAZ, P.A. P.O. BOX 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438 (954) 564-0071 August 2, 9, 2012 88659T NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, MARCIA JOHNSON, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, will on September 11, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, at the Second Floor Lobby of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, in the city of Apalachicola, Florida, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real and personal property situated in Franklin County, Florida: LOT 46, RIVERS EDGE PHASE II, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 19 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties, mineral rights, oil and gas rights, crops, timber, all diversion payments made to crops producers, and all existing and future improvements, structures, fixtures, and replacements that may now, or at any time in the future, be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as Property). The term Property also includes, but is not limited to, any and all water wells, water, ditches, reservoir sites and dams located on the real estate and all riparian and water rights associated with the Property, however established. pursuant to the Partial Summary Final Judgment as to Counts I and II of Plaintiffs First Amended Complaint in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: CENTENNIAL BANK, successor in interest to COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK f/k/a APALACHICOLA STATE BANK, Plaintiff, vs. BALAMARAS, LLC, a dissolved Florida limited liabilitycompany; JAMES R. PAYTON a/k/a ROBBY PAYTON; DARRELL S. WARD a/k/a DARRELL STANTON WARD; and RIVERS EDGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION OF APALACHICOLA, INC., a Florida not-for-profit Corporation, Defendants, and the docket number of which is 2010 CA 000578. 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 with the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Judson C. Brandt, Esquire, Post Office Box 13010, Pensacola, Florida 32591-3010 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 25th day of July 2012. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, FL By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 2012 88647T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, GARY MICHAEL MITCHELL Trustee of the Gary Michael Mitchell Revocable Trust, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 594 Year of issuance: 2009 Description of Property: Lots 1 through 16 Block 16(161) Keoughs Second Addition, City of Carrabelle Full Legal Description can be viewed at Clerk of the Circuit Courts Office. PARCEL NO: 20-07s-04w-4212-00160010 Name is which assessed: SGI LAND COMPANY LLC All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the second (2nd) Monday in the month of September 2012, which is the 10th day of September 2012 at 11:00 a.m. DATED this 26th day of July, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2012 88677T IN THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 09-633-CA CADENCE BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. JEFFREY S. GALLOWAY, AB&T NATIONAL BANK, REGIONS BANK, and ST. GEORGE PLANTATION OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 25, 2012, and entered in Civil Action No. 09-633-CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, wherein the parties were the Plaintiff, CADENCE BANK, N.A., as successor in interest to Superior Bank, N.A., and the Defendants, JEFFREY S. GALLOWAY, AB&T NATIONAL BANK, REGIONS BANK, and ST. GEORGE PLANTATION OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., I will sell to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on the 6th day of September, 2012, at the front steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, Apalachicola, Florida, the followingdescribed real property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure: Lot 24, of Sea Palm Village, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, page 30, public records of Franklin County, Florida; and Lot 3, Block A of St. George Island Gulf Beaches Unit No. 2, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 15, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. The successful bidder at the sale will be required to place the requisite state documentary stamps on the Certificate of Title. DATED this 25th day of July, 2012. Honorable MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Court Franklin County, FL By:Michelle Maxwell As Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 2012 88559T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, MIKE B. BLAKE, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 1400 Year of issuance: 2010 Description of Property: Lot 7 Block 28 City of Apalachicola PARCEL NO: 01-09s-08w-8330-0028-00 70 Name is which assessed: John R. Bird All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the second (2nd) Monday in the month of September 2012, which is the 10th day of September 2012 at 11:00 a.m. DATED this 18th day of July, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2012 88571T PUBLIC NOTICE City of Apalachicola Request for Bid Water Tank Maintenance Agreement The City of Apalachicola, Florida is accepting sealed proposals for a Water Tank Maintenance Agreement. The City will accept sealed proposals until 2:00 P.M. Eastern Time on Monday, August 20, 2012 at the Apalachicola Administrative Office, 1 Avenue E, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, at which time and place all proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud. Proposals are invited upon the following: Five Year Maintenance Contract. 100,000 gallon steel elevated water storage tank located on 5th Street @ Avenue K 200,000 gallon steel elevated water storage tank located on 14th Street @ Avenue L 1,000,000 gallon concrete ground storage tank located at Water Treatment Plant Proposals shall include at a minimum; 1. Annual inspection, written reports, pictures and minor touch up. 2. The second and fourth year tanks and aerator media where applicable will be drained, cleaned, inspected, disinfected and returned to service. A written report provided and minor touch up performed. 3. The tanks will be cleaned, repaired and painted at least once in the five year maintenance program. Additional painting and cleaning may be needed upon visual inspection and agreed upon by the City. 4. All work will be in accordance with any and all regulatory agencies having jurisdiction including and not limited to the City, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, United States Environmental Protection Agency and following cleaning and painting procedures of the American Water Works Association. 5. The City shall select the painting color. 6. The awarded proposer will provide all means materials and labor to fulfill the obligation to the contract by providing emergency services, means to keep the Citys water system in safe operation while the tanks are out of service. 7. Provide the city with current insurance coverage of liability and workers compensation insurance on an annual basis. Hold the City harmless of acts arising from the fault of the maintenance contractor. Proposals must be sealed and plainly marked: Water Tank Maintenance Agreement, and must include proposers name, address and date/time of bid opening clearly noted on the outside of the proposal package. Proposals must be submitted to the Apalachicola Administrative Office located at 1 Avenue E, Apalachicola, Florida 32320 not later than 2:00 P.M. Eastern Time on Monday, August 20, 2012. Any proposal delivered after 2:00 P.M. Eastern Time will be returned un-opened to the proposer. No faxed or e-mailed proposals will be accepted. The City reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and award in the best interest of the City. Any additional information regarding the water tank and proposal process can be obtained by contacting Betty Webb, City Administrator at the address noted above or by phone at 850653-9319. The City of Apalachicola is an Affirmative Action / Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity Employer. July 26, August 1, 2012 88565T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 12 00040CP DIVISION: PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Mary K. Gibson a/k/a Mary Kathryn Gibson, deceased, whose date of death was December 4, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, Florida, Probate Division. the address of which is 33 Market St., Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320. The names and addresses of the personal representatives and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is August 2, 2012. Personal Representative: Mary Kathryn Gibson, II P.O. Box 158 Crawfordville, FL 32326 Attorney for Personal Representatives: Lauchlin Tench Waldoch FL Bar No. 262749 Waldoch & McConnaughhay, P.A. 1709 Hermitage Blvd. Suite 102 Tallahassee, FL 32308 (850) 385-1246 August 2, 9, 2012 88645T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, GARY MICHAEL MITCHELL Trustee of the Gary Michael Mitchell Revocable Trust, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 597 Year of issuance: 2009 Description of Property: Lots 1 through 16 Block 19(164) Keoughs Second Addition, City of Carrabelle Full Legal Description can be viewed at Clerk of the Circuit Courts Office. PARCEL NO: 20-07s-04w-4212-00190010 Name is which assessed: SGI LAND COMPANY LLC All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the second (2nd) Monday in the month of September 2012, which is the 10th day of September 2012 at 11:00 a.m. DATED this 26th day of July, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2012 88555T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, GARY MICHAEL MITCHELL Trustee of the Gary Michael Mitchell Revocable Trust, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 606 Year of issuance: 2009 Description of Property: Lots 1 through 16 Block 32(183) Keoughs Second Addition, City of Carrabelle Full Legal Description can be viewed at Clerk of the Circuit Courts Office. PARCEL NO: 20-07s-04w-4212-0032-00 10 Name is which assessed: SGI LAND COMPANY LLC All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the second (2nd) Monday in the month of September 2012, which is the 10th day of September 2012 at 11:00 a.m. DATED this 19th day of July, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk August 2, 8, 16, 23, 2012 88551T NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Under Florida Statutes Self Service Storage Facility Act 83.801-83.809, Bluff Road Storage will sell for cash, to the highest bidder, the contents of the following storage units, on Friday, August 3, 2012. The public sale will be conducted at Bluff Road Storage, 1005 Bluff Road, Apalachicola, Florida at 9:00 a.m. Owner may redeem unit contents prior to sale date and time, CASH ONLY! Bluff Road Storage reserves the right to bid. STORAGE UNIT #09 Albert Fincher Contents-Household STORAGE UNIT #23 Debbie Belcher Contents-Household STORAGE UNIT #32 & #74 Ethel Banks Contents-Household July 26, Aug 2, 2012 CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 19-2011-CA-000295 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, vs. JAMES D. BRASWELL et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated June 11, 2012 and entered in Case NO. 19-2011-CA-000295 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, is the Plaintiff and JAMES D. BRASWELL; SARAH L. BRASWELL; GULF STATE COMMUNITY BANK; FRANKLIN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; TENANT #1 N/K/A MIRIAN BARAHONA are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONT DOOR OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 33 MARKET STREET, APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 3rd day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: PARCEL 1: COMMENCE AT A POINT 345 FEET WEST AND 145.15 FEET SOUTH OF THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 35, T8S, R8W, WHICH IS THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 93, HIGHLAND PARK SUBDIVISION, THENCE RUN ALONG THE COUNTY ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY NORTH 63 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 469 FEET TO A POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE RUN NORTH 26 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 63 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 75 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 26 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 63 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 75 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING, THE SAME BEING PORTIONS OF LOTS 88 AND 89 OF HIGHLAND PARK SUBDIVISION AN UNRECORDED PLAT. PARCEL 2: A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE SW 1/4, SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 8 SOUTH, RANGE 8 WEST, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT A POINT ON THE EASTERN BOUNDARY OF HIGHLAND PARK SUBDIVISION, AT ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTHERN BOUNDARY OF THE COUNTY ROAD, WHICH IS 345 WEST AND 141.15 FEET SOUTH OF THE NE CORNER OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 35, THE SAME BEING THE SOUTHEASTERLY TIP OF THE EASTERLY PARCEL NORTH OF SAID ADJACENT COUNTY ROAD, THENCE RUN NORTH 63 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID COUNTY ROAD A DISTANCE OF 269 FEET. THENCE RUN NORTH 26 DEGREES 3 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET THEN RUN NORTH 63 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 110 FEET TO A POINT OF BEGINNING CONTINUE NORTH 63 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 15 FEET THENCE RUN SOUTH 26 DEGREES 3 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 63 DEGREES 56 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 15 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 26 DEGREES 3 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A CERTAIN 1999 REDMAN MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO VIN# FLA14614171A 88519T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12-162-CA CAPITAL CITY BANK Plaintiff, vs. LYDIA BURNS, DREAM MERCHANT, L.L.C., FAIRWAY PARK SUBDIVISION PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, and UNKNOWN TENANT(S), Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO FAIRWAY PARK SUBDIVISION PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Franklin County, Florida: LOT 8 OF FAIRWAY PARK SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 15, PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on GARVIN B BOWDEN, the plaintiffs attorney, whose address is Gardner, Bist, Wiener, Wadsworth, Bowden, Bush, Dee, LaVia & Wright, P.A., 1300 Thomaswood Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32308, within 30 days of first publication, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on the plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter, otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED July 11, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk July 26, August 2, 2012 AND FLA14614171B. A/K/A 1063 CYPRESS STREET, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on June, 29, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk **See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Mr. Doug Smith, Office of Court Administration Leon County Courthouse, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301, Phone: 850-577-4401 Fax: 850-487-7947 July 26, Aug 2, 2012

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A16| The Times Thursday, August 2, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS RENTALS3 BEDROOM, 3 BATH CONDO UNFURNISHED, POOL ................................$800 1 BR, 1 BATH UNFURNISHED APT LANARK, REMODELED, INC WATER ..........$425 2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH UNFURNISHED APT LANARK .........................................................$400 2 BR, 1 BATH, UNFURNISHED APT. W/D HOOKUP, SMALL PORCH ............................$375 1 BR 1 BATH FURNISHED APT. SUNROOM, W/D, LANARK UTILITIES INCLUDED .........$650 3 BR, 2 BATH, UNFURNISHED HOUSE, WOOD FENCED YARD ...............................................$600 108 S. E. AVE. A CARRABELLE, FLORIDA 32322850-697-9604 850-323-0444 www.seacrestre.comwww. rst tness.com/carrabellePROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND RENTALS 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 Ford F150 1992 -SWB6 cyl, 5 spd, 93,800 miles. $2900. Call 850-653-4940 2008 Harley Davidson Street Glide Anniversay Edition9,700 miles. Copper/ Black. In Excellent condition w/Rinehart Exhaust, Power Commander, ABS, Security, Extra Headlights, 2 Seats, many other options. Always garage kept and well maintaned. Original owner. Only $17,000, sold new for over $27,000.850-723-4642 Total Down Pmt $12952002 Ford F-150 -4 Door $6200 Total 0% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! Total Down Pmt $7751998 Ford F-150 -X/Cab $4800 Total 0% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! Total Down Pmt $7752002 Chevy Blazer -4 Door $4800 Total 0% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! Total Down Pmt $12752001 Chevy Silverado -X/Cab $6500 Total 0% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! A GREAT BUY! Scenic Cruiser, 1993. Gulfstream, 34 ft, One slide out. $5,000. This is a steal! Needs some TLC. 850-653-5077. Total Down Pmt $6752001 Dodge Durango-3 Rows $4500 Total 0% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! Total Down Pmt $6752002 Chevy Impala -4 Door T otal Price $4,8000% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! Total Down Pmt $6752002 Chevy Impala -4 Door T otal Price $4,9000% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! $33,500 5 Acres near Crystal Lake on Amos Hayes Rd, property has well septic and power pole. Current survey is available. About 1.5 acres of the property is cleared. 850-271-5761 and leave a message. Total Down Pmt $6752001 Subaru Outback T otal Price $4,5000% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! 1 BRCottageH/AC in Apalachicola, FL. 850-643-7740. Panama City CLOSEOUT SALE: Unbeatable Prices, D/W & S/W. Most are Zone III. Kensinger Housing, 3424 E. 15th, St, Call (850) 785-0693.Text FL16550 to 56654 St. George Island $160 week, Electric, Satellite, Garbage incl. Pool tble. 12 X 65 deck w/Beautiful view 850-653-5114 Carrabelle Riverfront Home3 bdrm, 2 bath w/boat dock, fully furnished, $1,659 per month w/utilities. Peyton at (850)294-7827 or visit www .mr493.com for pictures, details, location... Text FL17576 to 56654 YORKIE AKCAdorable 8 week old puppies. Health Certified and 1st shots. Male $500 Females $600 Mom & dad on premise. Please call 850-774-1229 Panama City Area -Apalachicola49 9th St. Saturday Aug 4th 8am-?YARD SALETo Benefit First Baptist Church Christian School Clothes ages 9 days to 99 years, bicycles, kitchen items, loveseat, platform rocker & more Come Rain or Shine!TextFL 19176 to 56654 Magnavox 28 color TV, $40; GE 20 color TV, $20, both TVs in very good working condition; Schwinn Mens Bicycle, Brand new, $135, Call Mike at 850-653-2615 117 Market Street, Apalachicola. 5000 sf, high visiblity, $1200 mo. First, Last & Sec 970-399-7363 or 954-258-9990 Commercial Property For Rent51 Market St. 1600 sf office, kitchen, open floor space. $1200/ month includes water. Call 850-653-5838 Apalachicola: 1 br, 1 ba efficiency Call for information 850-653-6103 Text FL17171 to 56654 Heritage V illas of Apalachicola Apartments Now accepting applications for 1BR Handicap accessible unit. Some rental assistance may be available. HUD vouchers accepted. Call 850-653-9277. TDD/ TTY 711. This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 19-2011-CA-000479 SEC.: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. CAROLYN J. SELVEY; MICHAEL ALAN SELVEY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT (S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, CARRABELLE LANDING HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 24, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 19-2011CA-000479 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on the 6th day of September, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. on the Front steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 35, CARRABELLE LANDING ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 47. 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. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES If you a person with a disability who needs accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Court Administration, Phone: (850) 577-4401. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call Florida Relay Services, hearing 800-955-8771, voice 800-955-8770. DATED AT APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA THIS 25th DAY OF July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, FL Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 2012 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. 32320, Tel: (850) 653-8861; Fax: (850) 653-9339. August 2, 9, 2012 NOTICETo W.M.(Billy) Roles and Gail (Last Name Unknown), Former Operators of Pit Stop Rest. U.S. 98 W. Carrabelle Items stored in my home will be sold unless redeemed by 8/15/12 Gloria Miller (850)323-2363 These tiny ads sell, hire, rent and inform for thousands of families each week.Let a little Classified ad do a big job for you. EmeraldCoast Marketplace 747-5020

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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, August 2, 2012 The Times | A17 emeraldcoastjobs.com Employment Today Why a management career at Costa Enterprises McDonalds? Because its much more than a career its a curriculum for life. The training, skills and experiences youll gain from running your own multi-million dollar restaurant are simply unmatched. This is your opportunity for a career where anythings possible. The sky is the limit, and we will fine tune your skills and maximize your talents to reveal your true potential.We believe in our peopleWe know what its like to be a leader. Thats why we provide you with a progressive career path that gives you the opportunity to be at the top of your game. Over 50 percent of McDonalds Franchisees started off behind the counter, as did more than 75 percent of our Restaurant Managers, and many of McDonalds Corporate Staff. We are committed to our people, which is why we offer opportunity, nurture talent, develop leaders and reward achievement. At McDonalds we enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment that fosters respect and drives high levels of engagement, which are essential to our continued success. We believe in educationMcDonalds is committed to being a learning organization. Not only do we provide educational assistance to our employees, but we also offer a college scholarship program for outstanding student employees. Another unique benefit of a career with McDonalds is our very own Hamburger University. Our programs lay an ideal foundation for building a high-powered career in McDonalds management and beyond. McDonalds is currently the only organization to be recognized by the American Council on Education (ACE) for our Restaurant Management curriculum. Your participation in our training programs can earn you credit toward your college degree program.We believe in giving back to our communitiesAt McDonalds you play an important role in serving the community. After all, the people you know, meet, serve, hire or greet are all part of it. Over the years, millions of people have frequented McDonalds because its a trusted name with proven service. Giving back to our community through educational, athletic, and other avenues is our way of returning that loyalty. We are extremely proud to support Ronald McDonald House Charities and its cornerstone program, Ronald McDonald House. We believe in perksWe value the hard work and dedication of each member of our team. At Costa Enterprises McDonalds we are pleased to provide exceptional benefits that reflect our appreciation for our people and their contributions to our success. Benefits include competitive wages, flexible hours, health insurance options, monthly bonus plans, continued education, 401(k), paid vacations, and up to wireless phone, laptop and even a company vehicle when you reach the General Manager position!We believe that you make the differenceDo you feel like you have what it takes to manage one of our fast-paced multimillion dollar restaurants? Then start today on the path that can take you down a long successful management career with McDonalds. At Costa Enterprises McDonalds we know that our people make all the difference. Apply online today through our website at www.costamcd.com or stop by any one of our 14 Costa Enterprise owned locations across the Panhandle from Port St. Joe, Blountstown, Panama City, Destin, Niceville to Navarre. At McDonalds, we believe you can do great things here! Featured Jobs To Place An Employment Here Please Contact Lorna Brown Phone: (850) 747-5019 Email: lbrown@pcnh.com Like Us On Facebook: www.facebook.com/emcoastjobs Or Follow Us on Twitter: @emcoastjobs REPRESENTATIVES will be at the PORT ST. JOE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9 am 1 pm EST accepting applications for numerous open positions.We offer competitive wages and a comprehensive bene t package including Company paid health, dental, and life insurance, 401(k), attendance & safety bonuses.EOE/Drug Free WorkplaceEASTERN SHIPBUILDING GROUP MORE THAN A JOB A FUTURE! Classified Advertising works hard ...filling the employment needs of area business firms, helping people to meet their prospective employers, helping people buy and sell all kinds of goods and services, and much more! Nothing works harder than the Classifieds! 747-5020 Food Svs/HospitalityNow HiringReservationistComputer skills, multi tasking and varied shifts are required. Apply in person at Gibson Inn 51 Avenue C Food Svs/Hospitality*Servers *Cooks Dishwashers *Bartenders *BussersBLUE PARROT Now HIRINGPlease apply in person between 9a-5pm 7 days a week@ Blue Parrot St. Georges Island Medical/HealthCaring Peopleand CNAs needed. Join a team of people who make a difference in the lives of the elderly. Provide non medical companionship, in home help & personal care for the elderly. Must be flexible. PT leading to FT-positions in the Port St. Joe and Apalachicola areas.Home Instead Senior CareCall Mon-Thur 9-3pm 850-640-1223 or toll free 1-866-301-1919 Web ID#: 34216824 Text FL16824 to 56654 EducationInfant/Toddler CaregiversAre needed to provide quality early care and education to children ages 0-3 yrs @ our Apalachicola location. AA/AS preferred; FCCPC (CDA) accepted with a willingness to further education. Experience working with preschool children is a must. Excellent benefits package! Apply at Early Education and Care, Inc. 162 Avenue E Apalachicola, FL 32320 EOE M/F/V/D DFWP Web ID#: 34219153 HospitalityRESORT VACATION PROPERTIESAccepting Applications Part-time Maintenance Office Clerk Must have good customer service, organization & computer skills. 4 days a week including weekends. Apply in person 9-5 weekdays at 123 W Gulf Beach Dr, St. George Island EducationUpward Bound Grant Project Coordinator(Federally Funded)Manage all aspects of the Upward Bound project & supervise and lead Upward Bound Grant staff & resources. Requires MS in guidance & counseling or related field + 3 yrs. exp. as a teacher, counselor or administrator; supervisor exp. & exp. working with educationally/economically disadvantaged youth. Salary range starts at $30,600/yr. Apply by 8/10/12. Only those who provide GCSC Application (must be completed) + transcripts & resume will be considered. Additional info: www.gulfcoast.edu/hr. Women & minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. GCSC is an EA/EO/M/F/Vet employer. GCSC Equity Officer 850.872.3866 Web ID#: 34219081Text FL19081 to 56654 Creative/DesignTechnical SpecialistServe as technical director for all events in the Amelia G. Tapper Center for the Arts & supervise construction/ setup of stage sets, properties, lighting and sound for the theatre program. Requires BS in Theatre with technical theatre emphasis + min. 2 yrs. exp. Salary range begins at $23,460/yr. Apply by 8/13/12. Only those who provide all requested items, GCSC Application (must be completed) + legible transcripts & resume will be considered. Additional info: www.gulfcoast.edu/ hr. Women & minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. GCSC is an EA/EO/M/F/Vet employer. GCSC Equity Officer 850.872.3866 Web ID#: 34219071Text FL19071 to 56654 Medical/HealthEarly Head Start Family AdvocateThis position will collaboratively with our Early Head Start program in a social services capacity. Qualified applicants must possess a BA/BS degree in human or social services field. Excellent communication and org. skills, as well as the ability to work with families from diverse backgrounds are required. Excellent benefits package! Apply at Early Education and Care, Inc. 450 Jenks Avenue, Panama City, Fl. 32401 EOE M/F/V/D DFWP Web ID#: 34216187 These tiny ads sell, hire, rent and inform for thousands offamilies each week. Let a little Classified ad do a big job for you. EmeraldCoast Marketplace 747-5020 Positions Available Project Impact 2012-2013Site Coordinator Degree in Education or related eld, or equivalent administrative experience. Afterschool Teacher MUST have valid FLDOE certi cation. Youth Worker MUST have Four Year Degree in Education or related eld. Paraprofessional MUST have valid Certi cate or Associate Degree Instructors needed for Art, Math, Science, and Reading Background Check and Drug Test Required Submit application online at projectimpactfcs.org For more information call 850-370-0145.THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA IS A DRUG-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FAIR HOUSING AND HANDICAPPED ACCESSABLE JURISDICTION.

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Scrub Oaks line the road side of this lot creating privacy, but offers an open expanse of high sandy ground. Excellent building site. John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.comMLS# 247601$639,000St. George IslandHIDDEN TREASURE Enter through the partially covered courtyard & DR, 4 BR, 5 BA, Private walled Pool & Hot Tub, HANDICAPPED accessible, huge elevated deck with Gulf views, 1st tier lot, Top Quality home! Qualications: Expertise in: New Patients WelcomeCall Toll Free888-681-5864 For more info www.seclung.com LUNG AND SLEEP DISORDERS DR. ROB GARVER Collins, 17, a senior and daughter of Cindy Collins and Johnny Collins, won both the interview portion of the contest and the poise and appearance segment and nished second in the newly introduced casual wear category. I was very excited that I won, said a beaming Collins, as she hugged her family, especially little sister Isabella Nations, who looked as delighted as her older sister. All I could hear every time I went on stage was all my teammates yelling and screaming, and I could tell by the voices who everyone was, Collins said. The whole softball team was there to help sell shirts, and theyre all extremely very loud. Collins said because contestants knew how much each category was worth, when emcee Ginger Coulter announced the preliminary winners, the girl behind me tapped my shoulder and she smiled and she said You got this. And I thought, Theyre not talking about me, theyre talking about someone else. It was a dual win for members of the Dixie Debs softball team, as Collins teammate, junior Ashley Carroll, was named runnerup. Carroll, 16, from Eastpoint, daughter of Tracey Carroll and Link Carroll, won the talent portion of the pageant, with a stirring rendition of the Martina McBride classic Anyway. She nished as runner-up to Collins in the interview segment. Winning the casual wear category, which included answering a random question selected from a glass bowl, was senior Carli Hunt, 17, from St. George Island, daughter of Jayme Votaw, and Johnny and Barb Hunt. Hunt also was selected by her peers as Miss Congeniality. Senior Roxanna Barahona, 18, from Apalachicola, daughter of Mirian Barahona and Shawn Shattuck, was second in the talent portion, as she captivated the audience with a dance to the salsa tune Kimbara. Senior Hannah Oxendine, 18, from Carrabelle, daughter of Shawn and Christina Oxendine, was second in poise and appearance. Hosting for the rst time, and going solo for most of the night at the podium, Coulter and the crew backstage kept the pageant moving at a brisk and cheerful pace, beginning with her introductions of the nine contestants, the largest eld in several years. Replacing the physical tness portion this year was a segment, also worth 15 percent, in which contestants wore casual wear and answered questions, selected at random, from among those they had been asked by the judges during the earlier interviews. All the girls nailed the questions well, within the required 30 seconds, and Collins, who had competed last year, said later she felt the new segment both shortened the pageant and made it easier on the girls. It helped with being backstage, she said. They had done a whole intermission around (physical tness). Its extremely hard getting into a gown after youve been out there and sweated your butt off. It makes it easier on the girls. Collins wowed the judges in a stunning white gown both elegant and age-appropriate. She had originally planned on wearing the same dress she appeared in last year, but her grandmother, Alice Collins, recommended she go shopping for a fresh look. A trip to Fort Walton Beach didnt yield the right number, so Collins and her grandmother drove to Dothan, Ala., to check out three dress shops there. They had trouble nding something in Collins size 4 that didnt have a low back, but nally they found the perfect gown, a mermaid cut featuring a sweetheart neckline and beaded top, with ruf es at the bottom. Kelley Carrell from The Cut on St. George Island made up Collins hair, while Brandy Tracey was a presence backstage, constantly curling and recurling her tresses. As her talent, Collins dressed in black sequins as she danced to the Frank Sinatra hit The Way You Look Tonight. First to perform was senior Annalyse Wharrie, 17, from Eastpoint, daughter of Maxine Creamer and Craig Wharrie. With her ambition to earn a bachelor of ne arts degree in dance and ultimately teach, Wharrie wore a sailors out t and whirled to the song Apalachicola F-L-A. Next was junior Josie Ann Turner, 16, from Eastpoint, daughter of Jenny and David Turner, who plans to become a dental hygienist. She offered up a tender version of Carrie Underwoods Jesus, Take the Wheel. After a minor technical glitch, junior Haleigh Ming, 16, from Eastpoint, daughter of Stephanie and Lee Jones, and Jason Ming, recovered beautifully, and then roused the audience with her rendition of Tim McGraws Southern Voice, complete with hay stacks and a country girl out t. She plans to attend cosmetology school and return to Apalachicola and to open her own salon. Following the dance by Collins, Barahona electried the audience with her salsa moves. She plans to attend Gulf Coast State College and earn a bachelors degree in pediatric nursing. Oxendine, who wants to go to college to be a physical therapist, was moving in a pantomime routine Smile, that she brought to life dressed in the traditional out t and face paint of a mime. Carroll, whose ambition is to become a veterinarian, earned her victory in the talent portion with a powerful performance, honed by the many years she has been singing publicly. Junior Cynthia Duncan, 16, from Eastpoint, daughter of Christy Murphy and David Duncan, offered a lighthearted talent, an original skit I just Need a talent that combined singing, dancing and even cheerleading in a whimsical blend. She plans to attend Keyser University and cosmetology school and return here to open her own beauty shop. Last to perform was Hunt, who has her sights set on attending college and then becoming a member of the behavioral analysis unit for the FBI. She served up a soft, sweet version of Sara Evans Suds in the Bucket. Pam Nobles Hot Flashes dancers offered a splendid dance number of their own. Nobles was honored, as were pageant organizers Jennifer Brown and Catherine Scott, by Solomon during a break. Serving as judges this year were Panama Citys Kimberly Bonnell, certied professional life coach and board certi ed biblical counselor, and author of The Crowning Winner inside of me: 10 Principles of Life Coaching Advice; Bobby Rowe, a mechanical design engineer from Calhoun County and husband to wife, Tonya, and father of four children, including a daughter who he has coached in pageants; and Mariannas Jay James, owner of a title insurance company and a certi ed pageant judge. Collins, who is eyeing a masters degree in mathematics from Florida State University before returning to Franklin County to work in the family business, said she is looking forward to representing the seafood industry. Its such a great honor, she said. Its mostly like a way of life. Thats how locals look at it. And to put her hunger where her heart is, she and her family went out to dinner after the pageant. We went to Papa Joes, Collins said. And I actually had oysters. WANT MORE?Plenty more photos are available on the Times page on Facebook. DVD copies of the pageant are available from Erica Renae Graphics, owned by Erica Sapp. A release date will be announced on Facebook and at www.seafoodfestival.com. JOSIE TURNER ANNALYSE WHARRIE HANNAH OXENDINE CARLI HUNT HALEIGH MING QUEEN from page A1PHOTOS BY DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesCynthia Duncan, above, performed an original skit, I Just Need a Talent. Roxanna Barahona, left, took second in the talent portion with a dance to the salsa tune Kimbara.



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xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx 50 WWW.APALACHTIMES.COM Phone: 850-653-8868 Web: apalachtimes.com E-mail: dadlerstein@star .com Fax: 850-653-8036 Circulation: 800-345-8688 DEADLINES FOR NEXT WEEK: School News & Society: 11 a.m. Friday Real Estate Ads: 11 a.m. Thursday Legal Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Display Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Line Ads: 5 p.m. Monday xxxxx Contact Us xxxxx Out to see Index VOL. 127 ISSUE 15 Thursday, August 9, 2012 Voters go to polls Tuesday Sheriffs race highlights primary ballot By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com Voters from throughout Franklin County are headed to the polls Tuesday for the 2012 primary, with a decision on the next sheriff highlighting the local races. Early voting began Saturday, and already voters are ocking to the Supervisor of Elections of ce in Apalachicola and the Carrabelle annex. Supervisor of Elections Ida Elliott said her of ce had seen 284 early voters as of Wednesday morning, beginning with 46 in Apalachicola and 30 in Carrabelle on Saturday. After a slowdown to single digits at the two locations Sunday, balloting picked up Monday and Tuesday for a total of 109 in Apalachicola and 80 in Carrabelle. Early voting at both locations runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today and Friday and 8:30 a.m to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, when it concludes. The one countywide ofce that is being contested is the sheriffs race, with three Democratic candidates vying to succeed incumbent Skip Shiver, who decided not to stand for re-election. 5 percent pay hit on table for school leaders By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com Hoping to shore up the school districts fund balance and fend off a state of nancial urgency, Superintendent Nina Marks on Tuesday evening proposed more than $270,000 in additional cuts, including an across-the-board 5 percent salary reduction for all administrators, including school board members. At a special meeting called on the request of school district labor attorney Leonard Dietzen, the school board reviewed the proposals and added some of their own, but took no action. They are expected to make their decisions at a special workshop and meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Aug. 16. The meeting began with the schools nance director, Roy Carroll, outlining components of the schools fund balance that showed the district had only about $217,000 in unrestricting funds available to it as of June 30. At 2.1 percent of the overall $10.3 million in revenue, these unassigned funds are well below the mandatory 3 percent threshold and the 5 percent standard the state prefers. Marks said she was proposing the $270,000 in cuts because they could be made immediately, without having to return to negotiations with the teachers union to modify the existing collective bargaining agreement. Topping Marks list was $110,000 in savings she said could be achieved by having the superintendent and eight administrators, including Franklin County High Schools principal and assistant principal, each taking a 5 percent pay cut. She said she had received a commitment to the idea from the districts administrative ELECTION 2012 CLIFF CARROLL MIKE MOCK JEFF VONIER PSC wont cite Gene Brown Marks: Cut administrator pay Seafood and stars Utility owner cleared of managerial imprudence By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com At a hotly debated Thursday morning hearing in Tallahassee, the states ve-member Public Service Commission declined to cite the owner of the water utility serving St. George Island for managerial imprudence for his handling of $1.2 million in cash advances to his companies. By a unanimous vote, the PSC decided against the negative citation, concerned that such a nding might stymie the companys ability to secure future nancing. But it did require that Water Management Services Inc., owned by Gene Brown, place into escrow about $346,000 in rate increases, plus $300,000 in debt repayments to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. This would be in an account whose withdrawals are subject to approval by PSC staff during the 12 months Brown has to secure the necessary nancing for a multimillion-dollar series of water system improvements, and the subsequent 18 months he has to complete them. Once all the items are placed into service, which includes replacing a deteriorating ground storage tank and a parallel line from the bridge to the water plant, a new automated pumping system, and new lines in the plantation to increase re ow and pressure, there would be a true up of all the costs that could result in refunds from the newly approved rate increase. Rather than go with a twophase approach, in which WMSI would be able to hike its rates only after staff signed off on the completion of the rst phase, the PSC opted for the escrow plan. As it stands now, the company will be able to boost its annual revenues from $1.31 million to $1.78 million, for about a 36 percent rate increase. Erik Sayler, who represented See BROWN A2 LEE BRICE TO HEADLINE SEAFOOD FESTIVAL ERIC WELCH | Special to the Times Young country star Lee Brice, whose second album, Hard 2 Love (Curb Records), has rocketed him to the top of the charts, has been selected to headline this falls Florida Seafood Festival. Brice will take the stage on Saturday night, Nov. 3, and is expected to draw a huge crowd to the main stage at Battery Park in Apalachicola. A four-time Academy of Country Music nominee, his highest-charting single, A Woman Like You, reached No. 1 in April. He also had Billboards Top Country Song of 2010 with Love Like Crazy, the title track to his 2010 debut album of the same name. The song spent 56 weeks on the Hot Country Songs chart, peaking at No. 3 and setting a record for the longest run in the charts history. In addition to his own material, he has co-written singles for Garth Brooks, Adam Gregory, the Eli Young Band and Tim McGraw. See ELECTION A11 See SCHOOLS A11 Opinion . . . . . . A4 Sports . . . . . . A5 Society . . . . . . A8 Faith . . . . . . . A9 Outdoors . . . . . A10 Tide Chart . . . . A10 Classi eds . . . A13-A15 LEONARD DIETZEN school district labor attorney Meet the Seahawks Saturday in Eastpoint The Franklin County Seahawks football team welcomes everyone to meet this years football teams from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Taylors Supply in Eastpoint. Coaches and players will be conducting a sh and shrimp fry sale, washing cars and selling the annual Touchdown cards. The home preseason jamboree will be at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at Mikel Clark Sports Complex. Go Seahawks! Islands 5K Sizzler set for Saturday The 15th annual St. George Island Sizzler 5K race and One Mile Fun Run will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, on St. George Island. The race bene ts the Franklin County Humane Society. Race-day registration starts at 4 p.m. at Lighthouse Park, with a fee of $30. Post race party is at the Lighthouse Pavilion. The Fun Run is slated for 7 p.m. and the 5K at 7:30 p.m. Awards will be given. For more info, visit www. stgeorgeislandsizzler.com, call 509-2191 or email info@ StGeorgeIslandSizzler.com. Festival of Ice to be Saturday in Apalach On Saturday, Aug. 11, Main Street Apalachicola will continue the monthlong Water Street Festival of Ice, downtown, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact info@ historicapalachicola.com. Franklin Countys Oldest Visitors At 2 p.m. Aug. 16, there will be a presentation called Sea Turtles, Franklin Countys Oldest Visitors, by the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve and the St. George Island Volunteer Turtlers at ANERR, 1008 Island Drive in Eastpoint. For information, call 670-7700 or visit www. SeaTurtlesAtRisk.org. Summer bingo on the island Every Tuesday, come to St. George Island for Summer Bingo at the Jay Abbott Fire Station, 324 E. Pine Ave., at 7 p.m. Just 25 cents a card. 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Local A2 | The Times Thursday, August 9, 2012 the Of ce of Public Counsel, the consumer watchdog arm of the agency, argued strongly against the escrow arrangement, which was supported by Brown and his attorney, Martin Friedman. Sayler charged Brown had shown a penchant for failing to comply in past years with promised improvements and called the escrow plan an 11th hour request that could have been proposed nine days earlier, when staff recommendations for the two-phase approach rst emerged. We have a number of questions about doing this on the y, Sayler said. Who monitors the day-today running of it? But the PSC commissioners each supported the plan, as voiced by Lisa Edgar, the longest-serving member of the commission. It does have signi cant protections for customers, she said. I do not believe we are making a decision on the y. The PSC spent considerable time discussing whether to reduce Browns salary and bene ts by more than $44,000 for managerial imprudence. The staff recommendation stemmed from its analysis of a July 2011 cash ow audit that said Brown had moved about $1.2 million out of the utility as cash advances for nonutility purposes since 2003. In an Aug. 1 written response, which he reiterated at the hearing, Brown said these monies were accumulated investments in his associated companies over the past 38 years and that he had acted in customers best interests after having to borrow and spend about $7 million to relocate the water lines to the new St. George Island bridge. He denied his actions cost rate-payers an additional $928,000 in interest on a $6 million DEP loan, as PSC staff had alleged. Brown stressed that all monies had been accounted for correctly in Account 123, the source of the $1.2 million out ow. The $928,071 in interest can never be passed on, or borne by WMSIs ratepayers, he said. That interest will have to be paid by me, my family and my associated companies, all of whom have personally endorsed the DEP note. Brown argued that by extending the amortization of the DEP loan from 20 to 30 years, he had saved ratepayers between $600,000 and $2.4 million over what the PSC staff would have had him do. I do not see why the ratepayers should complain, and I certainly do not see how this is a case of imprudence or bad management so as to justify a reduction in my compensation of over $40,000 per year, he said. Just like household nance, you always keep your low-interest debt and pay off high-interest debt rst, assuming all debt cannot be paid at once. Brown stressed that while the utility has received about $16.2 million revenues over the past 11 years, its debt has grown for $1.4 million to $8 million, I have to pay that, he said. Ive had to come up with all that money. In the end, the PSC voted to reduce Browns salary by just $15,000, without specifying why, and allowed for the difference to be taken out of operations and maintenance funds. The hearing was attended by about two dozen of WMSIs water customers, with six of them addressing the PSC, beginning with Mason Bean, representing the St. George Island Civic Club. Also speaking were Rick Watson, representing the Plantation Homeowners Association; Don Murray, Newt Colston and Ed Aguiar, all active with the newly formed SGI Water Cooperative Inc.; and Pinki Jackel, the county commissioner who represents the island. Each speaker handled a different area of the lengthy staff analyses and rate proposals led over the last few years. Each voiced concern about Browns management of the company, questioning issues such as WMSI missing a loan payment to DEP, the amount of money it plans to pay for seven lots on which to place the new groundwater storage tank and the increase of hookup fees to new homeowners, which are set to rise from $1,000 to $5,310. The ratepayers have no con dence improvements will be made at a reasonable price in a reasonable amount of time, Watson said. (Brown) has a past full of questionable behavior, charged Aguiar, who said there had been an apparent siphoning off of funds and that the citizens requests for transparency from WMSI of cials had been ignored or delayed. The speakers questioned what they said were secretive talks the company commenced earlier this year with the city of Carrabelle for that municipality to buy the companys assets for $15 million. Those talks since have broken down over the purchase price, but islanders remain concerned that if a city like Carrabelle were to buy the company, it no longer would be regulated by the PSC and islanders no longer would have a say in any rate hike proceedings. In his remarks to the PSC, Brown was harshly critical of Saylers actions, alleging the OPC had perpetuated a Big Lie narrative that alleged Brown stole $1.2 million from his customers so WMSI is unable to pay its debts and is no longer a going concern, implying the company might have to be sold at a forced sale. This new narrative, which is being now repeated by people on St. George Island, is consistent with the publically announced goal of a new group on the island that is trying to buy the water company for less than its appraised value, Brown said. Their obvious strategy is to force the rates down, trash the management of WMSI and make it impossible for WMSI to obtain nancing and survive as a going concern so they can take over the water company for less than it is worth. Brown alleged Sayler is working closely with the OPCs clients on the island, even going so far as to thwart a potential loan by Fidelity Bank to WMSI by calling up bank loan of cers and pressing them for information on the loan deal. When I asked the banker what Erik Sayler had said to him, the banker replied that Mr. Sayler was not positive, emphasizing the not. Brown wrote. Gail Riegelmayer, a spokesman for SGI Water Cooperative, said in an interview Monday that Browns allegations against her group were untrue. We formed a task force for the sole purpose of looking into the Carrabelle purchase. We needed to organize ourselves, she said. We formed a task force that was for that purpose, and we wanted to explore other options. Were still in that phase of just trying to decide where we go from here, Riegelmayer said. The whole thing was about Carrabelle, not taking over his company. Brown did respond favorably to one suggestion by the islanders: that the $400,000 he planned to spend on seven lots adjacent to the water plant may have a price tag well in excess of what they are worth today. We heard that, and we are looking into that. You have to gure in hydraulics, and inconvenience, he said. Were going to look at other land, and if we can nd land that is less expensive, thats still suitable, well buy that. We may be able to buy this land cheaper. Im not trying to waste money on land. He said hed be happy to sell it to people on the island but that nobodys talked to me seriously about it. Im not going to sell it for less than its worth, and Im not going to be forced out of it, said Brown, 71. He said he had no plans to challenge the PSCs decision last week, but would do so if the OPC forces his hand. Im running the numbers now, and my inclination is to live with what weve got and move forward, he said. My attitude right now is to try to move on and get this project and try to make the blanket t the bed with what Ive got. If the OPC doesnt protest I probably wont either, he said, noting that going to a full hearing would add a great deal more to the rate case expense. $5,000,000 $4,500,000 $4,000,000 $3,500,000 $3,000,000 $2,500,000 $2,000,000 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 $0 BROWN from page A1 The Big Bend Area Health Education Center (Big Bend AHEC) is offering FREE tobacco cessation classes in Franklin County and throughout the Big Bend region. We know the challenges you face. We will help you develop the tools to succeed and we will provide the support you need. 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Local The Times | A3 Thursday, August 9, 2012 By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com At the Aug. 1 county commission meeting, Commissioner Noah Lockley questioned registration procedures for the upcoming shelling program, which will be larger than in previous years. Director of Administrative Services Alan Pierce had reported the Franklin County Seafood Workers Association planned a reshelling project for three consecutive Fridays: Aug. 10, 17 and 24. President Shannon Hartseld said the FCSWA planned to use all 360 boats that had signed up to work on the rst two days of shelling. The work is slated from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eighty additional loads will be carried Aug. 24. Lockley told Harts eld that not everyone who wished to shell had a chance to sign up. Harts eld said he began signing up people to shell during the rst meeting after he assumed of ce and that the deadline to register to shell was the July 30 meeting. He said workers had the opportunity to sign up at 10 regular association meetings and two emergency meetings. The deadline to sign up for the program was advertised in both the newspaper and on the radio, he noted. These rules are the ones that yall agreed on, and were stuck to em, Harts eld said. We have not changed any of the rules for anybody. Commissioner Cheryl Sanders said, Yall have had a great response. Chairwoman Pinki Jackel agreed. Thats about the biggest turnout youve had, isnt it? This was the biggest response ever, Harts eld said. Before, there was less than 200. The last meeting was packed. But Lockley disagreed. This is not a big response, he said. The other night he signed up 75 people and we needed to have 200 people signed up, and hes going to cut it off. Sanders asked Lockley if he was having a problem with the FCSWA. Lockley replied there were more people who wished to sign up and people had been told they had to pay to participate. Sanders disagreed. That was a long time ago at the rst meeting, she said. Harts eld said the information that no fee was necessary to register for shelling had been run in the newspaper twice. Mr. Lockley, when you called and asked me to put your name on the list, I tried to explain to you that you were breaking the rules. Thats why youre mad at me, Harts eld said. Im not mad at you. You aint doing it right, Lockley said. Ive asked for yalls guidance from day one, Hartseld responded. I couldnt put you on the list and not do anybody else. Sanders said she believed the discussion should stop. Im going to be very vocal on this, she said, emphasizing her words with broad gestures. We have rules we live by in this country. You had 10 meetings and two emergency meetings. Every time before you had a meeting, you come up on this podium and you told us Im having x meeting on this date. Now if anybody, Noah Lockley or anybody, did not sign up, it was not because you didnt give them due and proper notice, and I think to try and bend the rules for people who did not take and go and sign up, thats wrong. I want to thank the seafood workers association for helping the people out, she said. I am 100 percent behind it. Total budget for the project is $112,000, Pierce said, with $100,000 to pay for 800 boatloads going to participants, $7,500 going to the FCSWA to provide monitoring and guidance during the project, and $4,500 for an operator to move the shells and load the boats. Pierce said the agreedupon price per boatload of shells is $125. Jackel said 95 percent of the money spent on shelling will remain in the county and provide a boost to the general economy. The rst day of shelling will be staged from Eastpoint, with carried to Cat Point. On Aug. 17, the boats will be loaded with shells at Lombardi Park west of Apalachicola, and carried to Hagans Flats. The boats will depart Aug. 24 from Eastpoint and carry shells to Cat Point. Pierce said the proposed 360 loads per day was almost twice the number of loads usually attempted. He said the board last month authorized a check for $30,000 to pay for the rst day, but that amount would have to be increased to $50,000. The board voted unanimously to increase the check amount. Lockley questions process for shelling program DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times Oystermen work the Apalachicola Bay.

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Circulation: 1-800-345-8688 Formerly The Apalachicola Times Thursday, August 9, 2012 Make cuts, dont increase taxes The following is an open letter to the county commissioners, on costsaving ideas for the 201213 budget. The Save Our Homes constitutional amendment has shielded homesteaded individuals from taxable increases as property values went up. Many residents now have signicant spreads between the just value of their homes and the assessed value. This has caused many properties to continue to see a 3 percent increase in their taxable value even as the real value of their homes has plummeted. This year, seniors, the poor, people on xed incomes and others will likely see 14 to 22 percent increases in their tax bills should the current millage rate increase of 24 percent stand. Commissioners have taken a good rst step in directing the clerk of court to provide costcutting ideas for the board to consider. Several of those suggestions deserve close scrutiny and appear to be reasonable and proper. The board of the Concerned Citizens of Franklin County, Inc.(CCFC) would like to suggest the following additional items be considered to further reduce the budget. Fairness to all mandates means difcult choices this year. Suggested budget adjustments: 1. The county has lent millions to Weems Hospital in past years with no repayment. We suggest the hospital make a token annual payment of $50,000 to recognize that loan and demonstrate to the citizens of Franklin County that everyone is accountable. 2. Constitutional ofces have largely been left out of signicant budget cutting over the past four years. We suggest the clerk of court, tax collector, property appraiser and sheriff cut 4 percent out of their budget request for a total savings of approximately $246,000. 3. Verify that the Medicaid money of approximately $33,000 will not have to be returned to the state and delete that line item from the budget. 4. The countys health care spending for employees is extraordinarily high due to admitted overuse and census issues. Our insurance rates are set by two primary drivers: the census of those to be covered, i.e. how old and how healthy our covered individuals are, and the utilization of those services. By keeping retirees (over age 65) on the countys insurance who have other health options that are often less expensive and sometimes with better benets, we shoot ourselves in the foot. By seeking plans that have articially low deductibles, co-pays and other high-cost benets, we encourage overutilization and ever higher premiums. We believe that Plan C from the clerks cost cutting ideas is the appropriate plan to select. In addition, the county can subsidize retiree Medigap and/ or Advantage plans for those who qualify for Medicare, saving signicant money, and still delivering excellent health care to retirees. To address overutilization by employees, employees must participate nancially so they understand the cost of overusing their healthcare benets. We suggest employees pay a small amount of their premiums. The total savings from undertaking all elements mentioned above would exceed $200,000, not including the premium saving of going with Plan C which the clerks ofce believes would save the county $98,000 by itself. 5. Several employees are double dipping on their health insurance while covered by other county, state and federal agencies. With insurance for one person costing $8,000 a year, this abuse must stop. At a recent budget workshop with the school district, one board member decried this practice in which several board members were in fact covered by two different government agencies. The CCFC appreciates that the board faces competing priorities. Frequently missing from the debate, though, are the wants and needs of our citizens, drowned out by the inghting of this or that department or ofce with their own needs that frequently scream dire consequences should their budget be cut. Ultimately, running a county is not that much different from running a business. At the end of the day, the books must be balanced and customers served. Let us never forget who that customer is (the citizens of this county) and keep them front and center as we make the hard choices. Finally, every year we watch spending go through the roof in the last three months of each scal year as many departments or ofces rush to spend those unspent funds rather than turn the excess back in. Weve seen constitutional ofcers give bonuses on the last week of the scal year. Hard-working county employees are the elite of this county. They have the best jobs and benets. I wish everyone could have the same pay and benets as they do. Unfortunately, other businesses lack the ability to tax to make up whatever budget they want to have. Too many of your constituents are becoming more and more aware of the disparity between what they make and what you make. You have become the 1 percent. Please consider keeping the 2012-13 budget to a level that will require no net increase in taxes. Too many of our citizens are on the edge and dont need to be pushed over it by a budget not in sync with the reality of the times. Allan Feifer Concerned Citizens of Franklin County, Inc. Carroll will make a great sheriff I would like to say a few words about Cliff Carroll. A true preacher is called by God. A true teacher is also called to teach, and I believe a true police ofcer is called to serve. It is my belief Cliff is one of these people. From the age of 19, he answered this call. He has devoted his life to it. He has raised his children to believe in it. His wife, Ivanhoe, has always been behind him 100 percent, even when it has called him away in the middle of a family function. Early in his career he was hurt by those in ofce and he had to pursue his calling in a different area of law enforcement in South Florida, but things dont happen by chance. Cliff was exposed to all functions of law enforcement that gave him the knowledge and experience he needs to make a great sheriff. I believe Cliff Carroll will make a great sheriff for Franklin County. From a mothers heart, Evelyn Carroll Mock a man of virtue beyond reproach After reading recent letters to the editor, I felt compelled to add my input. Frank Venable is a dear friend of mine, but we will have to agree to disagree in this instance. I have known Mike Mock for almost 30 years and have observed him in virtually every kind of situation. He is a man of honesty, integrity and virtue that is beyond reproach, with an uncanny ability to think clearly in stressful situations. A man who stands for right, even when it is politically incorrect to do so. He is a family man who understands what is really important in life, a man whose value system comes from God and His Word, not what happens to be popular at the moment. Mike is a man who leads by example in every area of his life. Oh, that we could have public servants like Mike Mock at every level of government in America today, instead of the pawns and politicians that inhabit most of these ofces! Mike is a man who I admire greatly and would trust with my very life. Ray Tyre Carrabelle FWC safety checks ignored real problems Last weekend was the C-quarters King Fish Shootout and the city was busting with folks spending money and helping out our sluggish economy here and its greatly appreciated (and needed). First let me state that I have not had a speeding ticket or FWCtype violation in more than 35 years so there in no grudge here. But something needs to be done with some of the folks over at FWC. They are getting way out of hand. Here is what sparked this letter. While fishermen were out looking for bait the two or three days before the tournament, they were constantly checked by FWC. Some were checked every day. OK, I can see that is what they do and they are doing their job. But the first day of the tournament, an FWC officer was out running our state property at wide open throttle out pass S tower and stopping these $200,000 and $300,000 boats for safety checks. He was checking every boat he could find out 30 and 40 miles offshore. Who is this officer? But here is the real kicker. While this nut (see officer) was out wasting our tax money 40 miles offshore, an intoxicated sailboat captain (under sail) ran into the Miss Baby (Russells Dog Island ferry boat). When the FWC office on Timber Island was called to assist in this event, they were told the office was not staffed that day. Another boat from Virginia, clearly overloaded with 11 people in an 18-foot Carolina Skiff, was running up and down the river at half-throttle and pushing a large wake and causing a lot of boat rocking. Where is the FWC when you need them? In the evening, when the tournament boats were coming in the river, the FWC was set up there and pulling over boats for safety checks. Now one would think that the city of Carrabelle and/or Franklin County elected officials would have talked to the FWC and explained that these visitors to our city and county are here as guests and we appreciate the time and money they will spend here. I would think that a lot of them will think about the harassment they received here and choose to go somewhere else. I really dont blame them. As a resident of Franklin County I am ashamed of our law enforcement here. Something needs to be done with these out-ofcontrol ofcers. Chuck Wheeler Wow, the summer is roaring along. June and July were consumed with planning and execution of the Summer Reading Program, but just as the dust settles, we have the Festival of Ice weekend in Gorrie Square coming up August 25. And just a month later will be the second annual Authors in Apalach on Friday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. 29. The librarys contributions to the Water Street Festival of Ice are in the planning stages, but we have been in touch with Robin Ingram, daughter of Faith Whiteside Bingham. Ingram has worked on a book on the familys Apalachicola Ice and Canning Company, Inc. which lasted from 1885-1930 on Water Street in Apalach. Robin has completed the book and will be here for the festivities. One of our favorite guests, Vivian Sherlock has also been invited. Her book, The Fever Man is still a favorite on the story of Dr. John Gorrie, one of our most famous Apalachicola residents. A reception will be held at the library in the late afternoon. We hope you will come by and see our extensive Florida collection and hear about Apalachicolas ice history. The Tourist Development Council has not announced funding for the grants program, but PALS, the Friends of the Apalachicola Municipal Library, is already planning a repeat of our event featuring local authors, and one special featured author. This year we are pleased to have invited Jeff Shaara of Tallahassee, whose books regularly appear on the New York Times Best Sellers list. He has written a dozen historical ction volumes on American wars, including the Revolutionary, Mexican and Civil wars, and World War I and II. Folks also remember his fathers book Killer Angels, which won the Pulitzer Prize and was the basis for the movie Gettysburg. This two-day event will begin with a candlelight dinner in Trinity Churchs Benedict Hall. Along with remarks by the author, we will have Civil War music, and maybe we can get a few people to come in period costumes. The ticket price has been tentatively set at $50 per person. Please let your Shaara fan friends know, so we can raise some money for this always cash-strapped library. Saturday will feature local authors from around the county and beyond. We had more than 15 last year. They sell their books, talk about writing and generally engage the attendees. The afternoon brings panel discussions and Shaaras talk. Concluding the day is a reception, hopefully again at the Orman House State Park. All these plans are still tentative. Please be in touch if you would like to participate as a writer, performer or volunteer. More soon. Caty Greene is the librarian for the Apalachicola Municipal Library. To reach her, call 653-8436. JEFF SHAARA @ THE LIBRARY Caty Greene Author to heat up Ice Festival USPS 027-600 Published every Thursday at 129 Commerce St. Apalachicola, FL 32329 Letters to the EDITOR Special to the Times Home BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: HOMB), parent company of Centennial Bank, on July 18 announced second quarter earnings of $15.5 million, or $0.55 diluted earnings per common share, compared to $12.9 million of net income available to common shareholders, or $0.45 diluted earnings per common share for the same quarter in 2011. The company increased its second quarter net income by $2.6 million or 20.3 percent for the three months ended June 30, 2012 compared to the same period of the previous year. Because acquisitions are growth and capital management strategies, earnings excluding amortization of intangibles after-tax are useful in evaluating the company. Diluted earnings per common share excluding intangible amortization for the second quarter of 2012 was $0.57 compared to $0.46 for the same period in 2011. I am exceptionally proud of our second quarter results, as our company was able to once again boost our quarterly earnings to new highs, said John Allison, chairman. Not only was this signicantly the most protable quarter in the companys history, but we also reported improvements in our non-performing non-covered loans and assets, record net interest income, plus a 252 basis point improvement in our core efciency ratio from the second quarter of 2011 to the second quarter of 2012. Centennial Bank parent posts record earnings

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The Times | A5 Thursday, August 9, 2012 (Pd.Pol.Ad.) BOOK LAUNCH Friday, August 17th, 4:00pm 6:00pm Downtown Books 67 Commerce Street Apalachicola Editors note: Franklin County High School Athletic Director Josh Wright has written the following letter regarding the districts recent decision to cancel the middle school sports program. As you know, this has been a very challenging past few years in regards to our budget crunch. For the past year, the district has been unable to provide any nancial support of any our middle school sports regarding coaching supplements, equipment, supplies or uniforms. Middle school sports competed last season in football, volleyball, basketball and baseball. All of these sports, with the exception of football, lost revenue for their perspective internal programs. With the last years elimination of coaching supplements for all middle school sports, a cut of $24,500, we then asked varsity assistants and/or volunteers to pick up the slack for the 2011-12 school year. The end result is that these teams were left without the resources necessary to be successful in terms of records or player development. Even though we made considerable cuts across the board last year, we were faced to make even more cuts this year. With the elimination of middle school sports, we are able to reduce the total number of bus trips, from 116 last year to 94 this upcoming year. This is a reduction of nearly 20 percent of district level travel expenses as it relates to athletic transportation. We are hopeful that at some point, with an economic upswing, we will be able to once again provide middle school coaching supplements, transportation, uniform rotation and middle school sports. As for now, studentathletes in middle school will have the recreational leagues to service their development and the possibility of making a junior varsity or varsity team rosters. Franklin County had junior varsity programs last season in volleyball and softball and might develop junior varsity programs this year in basketball and baseball if the participation level is high enough. We will encourage any seventhor eighth-graders who dont have the option of playing recreation league football to try out for the varsity program. I understand the frustration regarding the energy, enthusiasm and direction that dedicated teacher and community volunteers have given these programs. I truly hope that we can creatively secure a positive experience for our student athletes. JOES LAWN CARE 850.323.0741 J OE S _L AWN @Y A H OO .C O M Sports AD clari es middle school sports policy The Florida Debs got a huge sendoff last week as they headed to the Dixie Softball World Series in Powhatan, Va. A large contingent of the county athletes gathered in Carrabelle at the crack of dawn on Aug. 2 to send the girls and their families off to the competition, set to begin Saturday afternoon. Pastor Ron Barks offered a prayer for success as the girls and their families joined hands. County Commissioner Cheryl Sanders was in attendance for the sendoff, which continued on as sheriffs deputy Carl Whaley and Carrabelle police of cer Amber Richards accompanied the queue to the county line. The girls and their families stayed in Fayetteville, N.C., for a night before heading on to their Saturday afternoon opener in Virginia, where they fell 4-2 in seven innings against the host team from Powhatan. We simply had an off day, Coach Kevin Newell said. We did not hit at all. Morgan Newell opened the afternoon on the mound, and pitched four innings before giving way to reliever Chena Segree in the fourth and fth innings. Newell came back to the mound in the nal two innings. Both pitchers gave up two runs to Powhatan. Newell helped her cause by going 3 for 3 at the plate, hitting a pair of triples and a single, for a pair of runs batted in. That was the only hits Team Florida had. We were much better but played bad, the coach said. The Franklin County squad, which won the state title last month, squared up Sunday morning against Tennessee, which had fallen to Alabama on Saturday. We came out on re, Newell said. Morgan Mock, Maddie Newell, Morgan Newell all had hits in the rst inning to load the bases, but with three consecutive ground balls that never left the ineld, we would only score one run in the rst. Chena Segree started on the mound and pitched ve innings. She pitched great, the coach said. She gave up four walks and four earned runs. The other three runs came off of an error in the out eld. Mock, Maddie Newell, Morgan Newell and Anna Lee each went 1 for 3 at the plate, with Segree and Ally Millender going 2 for 3. Again, we were the better team, but just did not bat well, Newell said. Ten players left on base is not going to win you many games. By David Adlerstein DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times LEFT: The Debs Ashley Carroll signs a giant poster at the BP station. RIGHT: Carrabelle police of cer Amber Richards shows where her heart lies. Florida Debs fall at World Series

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Local A6 | The Times Thursday, August 9, 2012 Lance Mayers FICF Area Manager Phone: (850) 769-9212 lamayers@woodmen.org FRANKLIN COUNTY PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION WORKSHOP & MEETING The Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at Alligator Point. LOCATION: Mission By The Sea Church 772 Alligator Drive Alligator Point, FL 32346 WORKSHOP TIME: 6:00 P.M. The Workshop will be available to all of the public and will be to discuss the South Shoals PUD amendment Southwest Cape PUD and Re-Plat. REGULAR MEETING TIME: 6:30 P.M. The Regular Meeting will be to discuss all other agenda items that will need a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners which is also open to the public. For more information please contact the Franklin County Planning De partment, Amy Kelly at 850-653-9783, Ext. 167. AMENDED WORKSHOP MEETING NOTICE (This notice is to amended to change the time and location of the workshop begins from 6 p.m. to 5 p.m.) FRANKLIN COUNTY PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION WORKSHOP & MEETING The Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at Alligator Point. LOCATION: Alligator Point Fire Department 1348 Alligator Drive Alligator Point, FL 32346 WORKSHOP TIME: 5:00 P.M. The Workshop will be available to all of the public and will be to discuss the South Shoals PUD amendment Southwest Cape PUD and Re-Plat. REGULAR MEETING TIME: 5:30 P.M. The Regular Meeting will be to discuss all other agenda items that will need a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners which is also open to the public. For more information please contact the Franklin County Planning Department, Amy Kelly at 850-653-9783, Ext. 167. 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Coupon Expires: 8-31-12 FREE EYE EXAM CODE: AP00 Darren Payne, M.D. Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract Surgeon Lee Mullis, M.D. Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract Surgeon Todd Robinson, M.D. Board Certified Eye Physician and Cataract Surgeon BILL MILLER REALTY 850-697-3751 (3310) 570-0658 400 + COMM. U.S. 98 & GULF ADJ. TO LANARK MARINA 85K $29,500 $2,500 D O W N B UYS 2 B ED AP T 2 6 OR RENT $500/MTH COR LOT 12 X 53 1 B / R 8 X 24 SHED 27,500 GULFVIE W & ACCESS 3 BDR 2 BA 2006 M/H 89K 2 LG. SHADY LOTS 3 SHEDS 400 TO MARINA-CITY W ATER49K MIH 2 C RNR LOTS BLK. $ S TORE REDUCED $49,500 CITY COMM. LOTSU.S. 98 $29,500 U P From staff reports Correctional of cer class begins Wednesday A new correctional of cer basic standards class is scheduled to begin Aug. 22 at the Gulf/Franklin Campus of Gulf Coast State College in Port St. Joe. This class is required for anyone who wishes to become a correctional of cer at any state, county or private correctional facility throughout Florida. This will be the last class offered this year in Port St. Joe. For more information, call Brenda Burkett at 227-9670, ext. 5507. Social media workshop Wednesday at chamber Are you using social media to advance your business? Nielsen ratings estimate social media sites and blogs reach 80 percent of all active U.S. Internet users, and 65 percent of adult Internet users say they use a social-networking site. Studies also show 45to 54-year-olds are the fastest growing segment in social media users. Dont know where to start? Christine Urbane with the Small Business Development Center will be at the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce of ce Aug. 15 to do a hands-on workshop on social media. She will go over the basics of how to create a Facebook page using the new timeline; how to gain fans, friends and likes for your page; how to create, post and share events; how to create photo albums for your events; and how to share links. She also will take appointments for one-to-one counseling for half-hour sessions throughout the afternoon for business owners who want to discuss business ideas, challenges, marketing, etc. Register by clicking on the event at http:// clients. oridasbdc.org/events.aspx. Second Beach Cleanup planned Wednesday Caitlin Smith will host her second annual Beach Cleanup from 8-10 a.m. Aug. 15. Participants will meet at Sometimes Its Hotter, 112 E. Gulf Beach Drive, which, after the event, will serve refreshments to the volunteers. Caitlins Cleanup is to remind people to aid marine life by minimizing the amount of trash on the beach, and to help attract more visitors by having a clean beach, which would be more inviting without empty bottles, broken glass and cigarette butts. During last years cleanup, 25 volunteers picked up almost 50 bags of trash weighing more than 400 pounds. The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriffs Of ce. Arrests in this report were made by of cers from the Apalachicola Police Department (APD) and Franklin County Sheriffs Of ce (FCSO). All defendants are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. July 31 Charley S. Petty, 41, Eastpoint, possession of paraphernalia (FCSO) Aug. 2 Joseph L. Swinney, Jr., 48, Apalachicola, violation of probation (FCSO) Larodo Rogers, 31, Carrabelle, violation of probation (FCSO) Aug. 3 Dewey Jackson Williams, Jr., 19, Carrabelle, burglary of a structure, dealing in stolen property and petit theft (FCSO) Gregory S. Finley, 39, Apalachicola, domestic battery and Walton County warrant for violation of probation (APD) Aug. 4 Joseph W. Sapp, 48, Eastpoint, violation of probation (FCSO) Aug. 5 Joseph E. Hunnings, 32, Apalachicola, domestic battery (FCSO) James C. Yon, 46, Eastpoint, disorderly intoxication (FCSO) Aug. 6 Alton L. Roberson, 69, Eastpoint, resisting arrest without violence and trespass after warning (FCSO) Andrew L. Butler, 40, Eastpoint, Bay County warrant for failure to appear (FCSO) Kathleen Henriksson, 53, Apalachicola, aggravated battery great bodily harm (FCSO) Arrest REPORT News BRIEFS

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Local The Times | A7 Thursday, August 9, 2012 By TOM McLAUGHLIN Daily News OKALOOSA ISLAND Representatives from eight Northwest Florida counties labeled disproportionally affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill declared last month their intention to keep as much control as possible over millions in RESTORE Act funds. Regional officials agreed to work with Gov. Rick Scotts office to establish parameters for deciding how to capture and spend two large pots of money available to the state under the act. But they made it clear to representatives of the Florida Association of Counties that Northwest Florida insists on playing a significant role in the decision-making process. A lot of work went into this to make sure these counties had input in this, Okaloosa County Commission Chairman Don Amunds told a packed room July 26 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center. We need to play nice and get along, but we just dont want to say, okay, whatever you want to do is fine. The state will have the most say in spending two of the four pots of dollars heading to Florida after a fine is determined for parties responsible for the oil spill. Those two pots each will hold 30 percent of the total RESTORE Act dollars after a BP fine is settled, and will be split among Florida and neighboring states, based on competitive bids or allocated according to impact. Florida will have far less say in how a third 35 percent of the funds are spent. That money will go directly from Washington, D.C., to the eight disproportionately affected counties. County officials also decided to tweak the funding formula for the money coming directly to Northwest Florida to include the spills impact on regional fisheries. My fisheries in Franklin County have been devastated, said Franklin County Commissioner Joseph Smokey Parrish. Theres no shrimp in the bay. Our crabs are down, our oysters are down. We havent had shrimp in two years. Gulf County Commissioner Bill Williams, president of the Florida Association of Counties, told county commissioners Aug. 1 that the eight counties are working very hard to stay together and figure not just our own individual destiny but what were going to do as a region. These dollars can be spent both environmentally and economically. Smokey (Parrish) has asked me to really reach out to your fishermen, Williams said. I understand that in Franklin County a lot of people have not been paid or have had a lot of bogging issues. He said the new claims procedure will streamline the process of applying for funds in part because the program will be administered by the court. Williams said he met with the new program director Pat Juneau, a Slidell, La. lawyer, in New Orleans. I believe his heart is in making our communities whole through our folks, he said. Hes sitting on billions of dollars and the tragedy will be if we dont get the word out. Williams said fishermen and businesses can apply to cover business and individual economic losses, vessel physical damage, charter payments and coastal real estate. He also said 300 accountants are working two shifts to administer funds, with Juneaus goal to settle claims in 30 to 45 days. In addition, Williams said FBI personnel are investigating fraudulent claims. There will be workshops in the future to teach Franklin County residents how to apply for the court administered funds and Juneau will personally travel to the county to participate in workshops at some point, said Williams, noting the deadline for claims to be filed is April 22, 2014. He said people and businesses that applied through Feinberg and were denied or received funds can reapply unless they signed the final release in the non-suit scenario. People filing with Juneau will not need to resubmit all their data, but must fill out a new form to be eligible. Filers who use an accountant will have accounting fees paid by BP. There are numerous businesses in our county that have not been compensated in a timely fashion, said Parrish. I think the RESTORE Act has the potential to put Gulf County and Franklin County back on the map, said Williams. This is about economic diversity; This could be a way to change how we make our living. He said he could not predict when the funds would be available but he believes the settlement will be soon. FREE HAI R CUTS F O R KIDS K 12 Monday August 13th from 10-4 Come see Dorothy, Brandi & Miranda FREE MINI MANI C U RE S WIT H A ND RE A FR O M 10-4 & 130 Avenue F Apalachicola, FL (850) 653.2255 CONDOS FOR LONG TERM RENT ON SGI! $1400 and up/month with one year lease Fully Furnished Upscale 2 and 3 BR condos for rent in downtown St. George Island. Across the street from the beach, too many upgrades to list. Walk to restaurants, shopping, and nightlife! Call today to reserve your new home on SGI. 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E L E CT W ILLIAM M ASS E Y K NO W N AS L ITTL E W ILLIAM For Franklin County Commissioner, District 5 (Pd.Pol.Ad.) Paid for by William Massey for County Commission, District 5 (Pd.Pol.Ad.) I am William Massey; Also known as: Little William. I am candidate for County Commissioner, District 5. I was born and raised in Carrabelle and, am married to Denise Walden Massey of, 30 years. We reside in Carrabelle. I am seeking this ofce because, I feel as if it is time for, A breath of fresh air. Its time for a change! Being born and raised here, I have a deep love and many ideas for our beautiful Franklin County. I think every community in the County is as important as the next one. Looking at county business, I dont think this portion of my district has gotten its fair share, of grants and improvements. I will do everything possible I can to help you, in my district to get your share of improvements. I will always be available to you to discuss any issues. I will be your voice! And, if elected, I will strive to do what YOU THE PEOPLE of my district want. Thank you, William Massey Panhandle wary of state tampering with BP funds SMOKEY PARRISH BILL WILLIAMS There will be workshops in the future to teach Franklin County residents how to apply for the court administered funds and Juneau will personally travel to the county to participate in workshops at some point. Bill Williams Gulf County Commissioner and President of the Florida Association of Counties ................................................................................... My sheries in Franklin County have been devastated. Theres no shrimp in the bay. Our crabs are down, our oysters are down. We havent had shrimp in two years. Smokey Parrish Franklin County Commissioner THE APALACHICOLA TIMES FIND US ON FACEBOOK @ ApalachTimes FOLLOW US ON TWITTER

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By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com An accomplished playwright, familiar with comedy, plans to strike a more serious note, as his newest work, The Family Portrait, is set to premier at the Dixie Theater. Barry Hands two-act drama, featuring a cast of seven, all local performers, will take the stage at 7 p.m. Aug. 17-18 at the Dixie. This is absolutely not a comedy, Hand said. Its a highly energized drama with suspense, secrets and revelations. Hands talents with playwriting date back when he was a sophomore at Apalachicola High School and have blossomed over the years with his writing of 13 plays. This latest work, written in 2010, takes on the more serious themes of unforgiveness, manipulation and frustration and is set in the 1950s, at the home of the late Cecil Lane, in an unnamed American town. The 50s and the 60s are intriguing to me personally because I am a history buff, Hand said. I wanted to tease my mind, I wanted to challenge my mind. Presently the pastor of Apalachicolas Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Hands Christian faith has inspired his creativity, but it wont be front and center like one of his Sunday sermons. Instead, Hand has shown a knack for weaving his message with subtlety as he draws threedimensional characters in the show, which he also directs. When it came time to cast the play, Hand said he turned to people who he had observed in their roles in the Franklin County community. By knowing them and their personalities, and believing how they could make the characters come alive, I called them up. Some wanted to read the script rst, and some trusted my expertise, he said. I feel humbled and blessed to have this cast. One actress destined for a part was Hands younger sister, Alisa Hand Hendels, who portrays Plasy, the trusted housekeeper of Vera Lane, the widow of Cecil Lane and matriarch of the family. Hands sister rst appeared in his plays when she was in the eighth grade, and for the past 27 years has been in all of her older brothers works. Liz Sisung, one of the countys most accomplished actresses, portrays Vera Lane, who hosts a gathering at her home to stage a family portrait. But it turns out to be anything but, said Hand, offering no further hints. Appearing as Roy, Lanes son who has traveled home for the portrait, is Adam Cannon, youth pastor of the Apalachicola St. George Island United Methodist Church Cooperative Parish. Apalachicola artist and shopkeeper Katie McFarland portrays Roys wife, Carol. A second member of the local clergy, Craig Hicks, pastor of Apalachicolas Living Waters Assembly of God, assumes the role of the Lanes family physician, Dr. Watkins. Rounding out the cast are Trina Ford as Mary Alice, Plasys sister, and Maranda Moses as Mona, a young woman with an illness. Hand said nothing in the show is off-limits to children but cautioned much of the shows impact might be lost on the younger set. They would not be able to comprehend the plot and subject line, he said. The show, which runs about 90 minutes, also features original music and lyrics written and performed by Hand. Cannon, Moses and Ford all are part of the singing. Sally Crown handles the stage manager duties, with rehearsals ongoing on the stage of the former Apalachicola High School. The show is being produced in conjunction with Mt. Zion Pictures, Hands company, with a future lm now in the works. Tickets for the show, $13 now and $15 at the door, are available at the Dixie box of ce, or by calling 653-3200. By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com Who needs the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition when you can eye a sailboat full of local ladies in their birthday suits? Well, not entirely nude, but with more than a little skin showing to tantalize the eyes. Franklin Needs Inc., the non-pro t organization dedicated to helping women afford the costs of testing whether they might have breast cancer, has gotten a ve-month head start on 2013. Late last month, the group unveiled its new 2013 calendar, the rst since 2009 when it debuted the concept of scantily, but tastefully, clad ladies sharing their shapes for the ght against cancer. Theres a new line-up of monthly calendar girls, plus a new twist: A complete list of events throughout the year. Thats really important with our calendar. Were trying to promote our county, said Elaine Kozlowsky, president of Franklin Needs. To back that aspect of the outreach to visitors, the Tourist Development Council gave the group a $500 grant. The chamber, Main Street, Panhandle Players, the Dixie, weve got it all in here, Kozlowsky said. Hopefully its going to promote the county in general and will work for the women of this county. This years calendar is dedicated to the late Ruth Schoelles, who died in February 2012 after battling breast cancer for eight years. Schoelles was one of the calendar girls in the 2009 edition. With camera work once again handled by photographer Sue Bull, this years bevy of beauties opens with Miss January, featuring Dixie Partington, co-owner of the Dixie Theatre at, of course, the theatre. February features artist and goldsmith Kristin Anderson at Scipio Creek, while March captures victim advocate Clarice Powell at the Orman House. April has Lavern Smith and Carol Zurawka, both cancer survivors, posing at Carrabelle Beach in a DUKW six-wheeldrive amphibious truck and jeep, courtesy of the Camp Gordon Johnston World war II museum. They brought all the stuff from the museum for us, Kozlowsky said. For May, its Eastpoint beautician Debbie Flowers at the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve in Eastpoint, and for June, the photo is of Terry Kemp, herself a cancer survivor, at the site where she has dedicated so much of her volunteer activities, the St. George Island Lighthouse Park. Cancer survivor Mary Slocum, an active retiree, illustrates July with a photo of her posing at Dr. Julian Bruce St. George Island State Park. August features the Refuge Houses Carol Bar eld at Apalachicolas Riverfront Park, and for September its Carrabelle Cares Tamara Allen at the Carrabelle wharf. The Eastpoint waterfront forms the setting for Miss October, civic activist Anna Carmichael, while Clerk of Courts Marcia Johnson is the model for November, the photo naturally taken at the courthouse. For December, the photo is a composite of the ladies of the 2009 and 2013 calendars, including Margey Oehlert, secretary Glynda Ratliff, Janice Loughridge, vice president Anne Siculiano, member-at-large Liz Sisung, Mel Kelly, Nedra Jefferson, Joyce Estes and Kozlowsky, all taken at the Kozlowsky home in the Magnolia bluff neighborhood of Eastpoint. This years front features the crew of ladies on the deck of the Governor Stone, covered by womens sun hats. Also included in that glamour shot are Treasurer Mary Anne Durrer and member-at-large June Dosik. Last time around, the calendar raised, together with sponsors support, about $54,000 to pay the costs associated with women getting mammograms and ultrasounds. We will give them free testing until they get a diagnosis, Kozlowsky said. But with more than 150 sponsors, about ve times what they had last go-round, Franklin Needs is shooting for an even bigger success, printing 2,500 calendars to start, with each going for a contribution of at least $20, or more if the buyer can manage it. Were hoping well need to print more, Kozlowsky said. We didnt look for money outside of the county. Were totally in the county, for the county. Although this is their biggest annual fundraiser, the 501(c)3 also supplements its fund drive with a cabaret night in October and Titty Tacs, handmade pins donated by Kristin Anderson. In addition, Franklin Needs has its own website, www. forgottencoastclassics.com, created through the generosity of 2k Web Group. Kozlowsky said she is grateful for the publicity support the group has received from FCTV and Oyster Radio. This was all Franklin County that did this. Its not like we this ourselves, she said. Nobody can do anything alone. For more information, visit the website, call 670-1671 or write to Franklin Needs Inc., 55 S. Bayshore Drive, Eastpoint, FL 32328. La Robe Boutique Golden/Lab puppies! Just after tropical storm Debby, 5 Golden Retriever/Yellow Lab puppies were left in the drop pen. They looked like they had barely weathered the storm. Since being with us, they have received the medical care they needed and much TLC. Their coat has ready for adoption! There are 4 females and 1 male waiting for their forever home. Volunteers are desperately needed to socialize all of our dogs and cats. We are always looking for people willing to bring one of our animals into their home to be fostered for various needs. Anytime you can spare would be greatly appreciated. Call Karen at 670-8417 for more details or visit the Franklin County Humane Society at 244 State Road 65 in Eastpoint. You may logon to the website at www. forgottenpets.org to see more of our adoptable pets. PET OF THE WEEK Franklin County Humane Society animals into their home to be fostered for various needs. Anytime you can spare would be greatly appreciated. Call Karen at 670-8417 for more details or visit the Franklin County Humane Society at 244 State Road 65 in Eastpoint. You may logon to the website at www. forgottenpets.org to see more of our adoptable pets. WE CAN HELP! GOT MOSQUITOES? CALL L OIS AT 653-5857 Franklin Countys ONLY LOC AL Pest Control Company H. Jeff Vonier for Sheriff Franklin County For a better and safer place for your children to grow up in. Dont forget to vote August 14th Pd. Pol. Ad. Paid for and approved by H. Jeff Vonier, Sheriff for Franklin County. Society A8 | The Times Thursday, August 9, 2012 JARRETT ELLIOT | Special to the Times Jasmine Elliott, daughter of Jarrett Elliott, met American Idol runner-up Lauren Alaina July 31 while in the Piggly Wiggly. Alaina was staying on St. George Island while on a vocal cord rest. She is currently touring with Sugarland. Alaina was in the Piggly Wiggly Monday and was spotted by cashier Maegan Andrews, who asked for a picture, but Alaina said she would rather come back the next day when she could be dressed better, The next day, in the pouring rain, the 17-year-old singing sensation did as promised and came back to have pictures taken. Alainas debut album Wild ower was number two on Billboards Top Country Album chart and number ve on the Billboard Top 200. Hicks, Raf eld to wed Saturday Together with their parents, Brandy Lynn Hicks and Ashley Ronald Raf eld request the honor of your presence when they are joined in marriage on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 at 3 p.m. at the Eastpoint Church of God, 379 Avenue A, Eastpoint. A reception at the Eastpoint Firehouse, 24 Sixth St., Eastpoint, will be held immediately following the ceremony. Engagement MEETING AN AMERICAN IDOL Hand to dramatize Family Portrait Calendar girls bare bodies to beat cancer SUE BULL | Special to the Times

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The Times | A9 Thursday, August 9, 2012 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 Nursery now provided for Sunday Church Service First Pentecostal Holiness Church 379 Brownsville Road Apalachicola Were excited about what Gods doing!!! Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 10:45 am Sunday Evening Service 6:00 pm Monday, Youth Group 6:30 pm Wednesday, Royal Rangers, G.A.P. 7:00 pm Wednesday Worship & Word 7:30 pm Nursery Provided during regular church services 7:00 7:00 First Baptist Church St. George Island 501 E. Bayshore Drive 927-2257 R. Michael Waley, Pastor Join us as we praise and worship the living Christ. Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise. Psalm 145:3 Sunday Bible Study ................................................ 10:00am Worship Praise ........................................................ 11:00am Sunday Night ............................................................ 7:00pm Wednesday Power Hour ...................................... 7:00pm Wednesday Youth at S.P.L.A.S.H ....................... 7:00pm Walking in Christ R. Michael Whaley, Pastor WELCOMES YOU Church of the Ascension 101 NE First Street Carrabelle SUNDAY 10:00 AM WELCOMES YOU Church THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH (850) 274-4490 (850) 545-2578 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. Sunday Worship Services 8 & 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays Healing Service 11 a.m. Centering Prayer 4 p.m. Emma J. Creamer Evans, daughter of Frank and Della Creamer, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. She was born March 20, 1914. She was preceded in death by her husband, Auther Edward Evans; son, Joseph D. Evans; and her daughter, Opal Cooper. She is survived by her daughters, Louise Fincher, of Beverly Hills, Myrtice Chambers, of Eastpoint, Esther (Edward Harris), of Eastpoint, and Rachel (John L Glass), of Eastpoint; sons, Paul Evans and Aaron Evans, both of Eastpoint; 28 grandchildren; 47 greatgrandchildren; and 36 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at United Baptist Church in Eastpoint, on Monday afternoon, August 5, with the Rev. Bobby Shiver ofciating. Interment followed in Eastpoint Cemetery. Comforter Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements. Emma J. Creamer Evans Wheres the ag? Somebodys nally got the pole upright, now the ags gone. Give me a call if you know what happened to it. 697-3951. Thanks. Dont forget about breakfast at Chillas Hall this coming Saturday, Aug. 11. Cliff Carroll will be our host. Cliff is a candidate for sheriff of Franklin County. He would be glad to meet you. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. See ya there! Also on Saturday, a group of innercity children from Tallahassee will gather at 2392 Highway 98, Lanark Village, for a picnic and a class on different drums. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Kelleher, and Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Ring will hold the class on the patio/car port. The children will also learn how a kettle drum is made. Later this year, the children will hold a recital for the public. Daniel is a fth-grade teacher at Lillian Ruediger Elementary School in Tallahassee. The doors at Chillas Hall will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14 so you can vote. Be kind to one another, check on the sick and housebound. Got Jesus? Until next time, God bless America, our troops, the poor, homeless and hungry. Camp Meeting 2012 The Love Center Church of Apalachicola, 150 10th St., will conclude Camp Meeting 2012: Faith Under Fire at 7 p.m. Friday. Speakers include Pastor Earl Brown tonight and Overseer JoAnn White on Friday. For more information, call 653-2203 or email sliwii@aol.com. First Baptist yard sale The First Baptist Church Christian School is hosting a follow-up yard sale at 8 a.m. Saturday, rain or shine, on Ninth Street in Apalachicola. For more information, call Ursula Stratton at 6708799. Pre-K open house The pre-K Open House will be 2-4 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Franklin County Learning Center cafeteria. A short program will introduce new staff members and share information with parents. Parents and students are invited to visit their classrooms to talk with teachers and staff. FCHS registration Middle and high school registration will be 3-6 p.m. Aug. 16 in the Franklin County High School cafeteria. Ninth grade orientation is 1-2 p.m. Aug. 17 in the cafeteria. For more information, call 670-2800, ext. 3103. Womens Retreat The St. George Island Christian Retreat Center will have a Womens Retreat Aug. 31 to Sept. 3. There is special pricing for groups and individual registrations made on or before Aug. 20. Registration deadline is Aug. 27. Call Amy Howell at 9273818 for more information. Obituaries Faith BRIEFS Tallahassee kids to learn drumming LANARK NEWS Jim Welsh By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star.com As reliable as the sunrise, Apalachicolas Pentecostal Holiness Church once again soared with its annual Vaca tion Bible School last week. With its biggest year ever, more than 200 kids took part in the weeklong event, which culminated on Friday with the traditional night of exuberant fun and outdoor activities. Terry Tipton, now in his 16th of the summer pro gram and 12th as director, said together with up to 75 volunteers, one night last week saw more than 300 par ticipants at the Brownsville Road church. This years theme was Sky Everything is pos sible with God, drawing on the Biblical verse from Mark 10:27. The Bible school always features an elaborate set that brings to life the theme, and this year was no different, with Ola Jean Silva hand painting clouds on an elabo rate backdrop that included three-dimensional versions of balloons and airplanes. But compared to some years, this years set was more modest, in part due to a shift in perspective by Tip ton after he experienced two vacation Bible schools dur ing mission trips to Ecuador this past year. We scaled back this year. We wanted a clean look, and I thought the stage looked nice, he said. I wanted them to be nice, and I want ed the main focus to be outreach. As always, the nightly school attracted young peo ple from different churches throughout Apalachicola and Eastpoint, helped by a night ly bus that dropped off and picked up kids at the East point Church of God. Were pretty much maxxed out with space right now, said Tipton. Plus we were ght ing bad weather all week. To deliver its message in a fun way that kids can relate to, the schools offered a daily Bible Buddy animated character, with a Bible point that illustrated the point of a larger story from the Bible. On Monday, Pat the Bat taught that No matter who you are, trust God, citing the verse from Samuel 16:7 People judge by outward appearance but the Lord looks at the heart rst. The teaching was then of the Ro man ofcer who has faith in Jesus, from Matthew 8:5-13. On Tuesday, it was Orville the Pigs turn to instruct that No matter how you feel, trust God, drawing on the verse Dont let your hearts be troubled; trust in God, from John 14:1. The story told was how Jesus brings Lazarus back to life, from John 11. On Wednesday, Scout the Eagle delivered the message that No matter what people do, trust God, illustrating it with the verse But those who trust in the Lord will nd new strength, they will soar high on wings like ea gles, from Isaiah 40:31. The story told was from Matthew 26:36 and 27:31, of how Jesus is arrested and put on trial. Wednesday also was Wacky Wednesday, so the kids could dress up in their zaniest outts. On Thursday, the school shared two lessons, the rst from Apollo the Dragony, who made the point that No matter what happens, trust God by sharing the verse And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from Gods love, from Ro mans 8:38. The teaching was how Jesus dies and comes back to life, from Matthew 27:32 and 28:20. Also shared was the point made by the Rockette the Chipmunk, that No matter where you are, trust God, and derived from the verse from Joshua 1:9 Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid or discouraged for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. The story told was how Jesus makes a beachside breakfast for his friends, from John 21:1-14. Thursday night also fo cused on an offering for mis sions, and raised more than $500 for the churchs mission work in Sucua, Ecuador. A touch of sadness fell on the joyousness of Fridays closing program, as the church proudly dedicated this years Bible school to the memory of Vicky Segree, who served the annual event for 11 years, and to Eva Mae Coatney, who took part for one year. Sister Susan Roach and Tipton presented plaques to the two families. Tipton said he was grati ed that so many children have a chance to experi ence the excitement of Bible school, whose costs are un derwritten by the church. He said on the Sunday be fore the week began, he and others went door-to-door passing out bags with candy and small yers. That after noon, his telephone rang and it was a little child on the other end of the line, asking what the cost was. I said We dont charge anything, Tipton told the child. Papa, they dont charge anything, the child said to the parent in the background. It just makes it worth it, Tipton said. So many kids wouldnt experience any thing like this.P H OTO S B Y D A V I D A DLERS T E IN | The Times Left, Enjoying the nal night of Vacation Bible School are, from left, Ella Friedman, Mya Maxwell and Meredith Alford. Right, The set at VBS featured an aerial theme. Below, Trying to get a chocolate chip cookie into their mouths without touching it are, from left, Annah Harris, Ursula Countryman, Cheyenne Davis and Katie Abel. The skys the limit at VBS With its biggest year ever, more than 200 kids took part in the weeklong event. Terry Tipton, VBS director, said together with up to 75 volunteers, one night last week saw more than 300 participants at the Brownsville Road church. Helen Bauknight was born Oct. 23, 1913, in Apalachicola to Mary and Constantine Louis. She passed away Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Carrabelle at the age of 98. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. She is survived by her nieces, Frances Louis Cook and Johelen Louis Hartley; numerous greatnieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Bauknight; parents; and siblings, Catherine, George and Joe. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today, Aug. 9, at St. Patrick Catholic Church with burial in Magnolia Cemetery. Rosary will be said at 10:30 a.m. prior to funeral mass. Kelley Funeral Home, Apalachicola, in charge of arrangements. Helen Bauknight Faith

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Email outdoors news to timesoutdoors @star .com O UTDOORS www.apalachtimes.com Section Section A King shing Kadel family takes second By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com The King sh Shootout last weekend gave leukemia research a shot in the arm, and a pair of angling prodigies scored big again. The ninth annual shootout raised $35,000 for the Leukemia Research Foundation and gave 45 boatloads of shermen a weekend of fun. The weather was perfect by all accounts, but the king sh must have been warned because they were in short supply. Team Reel Smoker out of Panacea, shing with boat captain Blake Gardener, took the gold and a check for $5,000 with a 48-pound whopper caught Saturday. The team already holds the record for the tourney with a 53pound monster caught last year. Team BudK captained by Bud Kadel of Thomasville, Ga., took second place Saturday with a 36-pound sh landed by 9-year-old Nic Kadel. On Sunday, big brother Alex, 11, caught a 38-pound sh that replaced Nics catch in the No. 2 spot for the shootout. The Kadels, or the boys as competing shermen dubbed them during the tournament, already had proven to be shing prodigies when Alex took rst place in the juniors division with a record-setting 48-pound king, and Nic took second place for king sh during the Big Bend Saltwater Classic in June. Nic and little brother Will also took home ribbons for red snapper in that tourney. The boys attribute their shing success to a secret bait. Mom and dad said the boys will not sh as juniors in the Saltwater Classic next year but are jumping up to the recreational category. Father Bud said the $4,000 purse earned on Sunday will be divided among the team, and most of it is going into college funds for Alex, Nic and 5-yearold Will, who also shes on Team BudK. Although king sh were scarce last weekend, the tourney was the setting for a very unusual catch. Max Lawhon, son of tournament organizer Mary Lawhon, landed a sail sh on Sunday. He said the sh was not even hooked but became entangled in the shing cable. The sh was 70 inches long and took 45 minutes to land. Landing that beautiful animal was as good as it gets, Lawhon said. Team Yes Dear was shing in 68 feet of water on Millard Collins boat, the Smooth Drag, when he landed the sail sh. Of course the rare catch was returned unharmed to the Gulf after a few photos were snapped with a cellphone. Collins, C-Quarters dockmaster and a cornerstone of the tournament since its beginning in 2003, was honored and presented with a Yeti Cooler during the awards ceremony. Collins said he appreciated the thought but the cooler will probably not be big enough to hold his average catch. The Hayes family of Camilla, Ga., also was honored for their fundraising efforts. The family sold $12,000 in raf e tickets before the tournament. Son Matthew, who attends Auburn University, is a leukemia survivor. The King sh Shootout, dedicated to the memory of Lisa Crowder Jackson, is the largest privately organized fundraiser for the Leukemia Research Foundation. Mary Lawhon said she was very pleased with the amount of money raised for research this year. She thanked the shootouts sponsors, C-Quarters and everyone who helped make the shing fun. She said plans already are under way to make next years 10th tourney bigger and better than ever. 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John Captain Tater Swanson decided he wanted to give back to those who protect freedom and offer them what he loves most, a quiet day on the water shing. He began in March 2011 offering free trips on his boat to active and retired military and did about ve trips with veterans that summer. Now, he said his program is going nationwide. Its grown remarkably fast, Swanson said. Military veterans are the best networking people in the world. One guy in Texas nds out about it, and he has buddies he served with in Kentucky or Georgia, and soon theyre all talking about it. Its a spider web effect. Swanson has worked with about eight charter captains, but many more have expressed an interest. His organization, Fishing for the Brave, arranged for seven veterans and one spouse to sh on four boats, based in Carrabelle, Port St. Joe and Mexico Beach, in this years Big Bend Saltwater Classic. One of the soldiers, Martin Miller, who sailed out of Carrabelle with Capt. Chester Reese, took fourth place for Spanish mackerel. Last weekend, Swanson sailed out of Port Canaveral with a second boat carrying seven vets for a day of shing and is arranging several trips in Texas. He said he has been contacted by a veterans group there with 300 members and is working to arrange trips to accommodate them. Fishing for the Brave is statewide, Swanson said. And we are in the process of going nationwide. Swanson, who works at Altrua Marketing and Design in Tallahassee, said his company has been very supportive of his shing outreach and has allowed him to print yers and banners at their facility. Swanson is becoming a charter captain so he can take out paying trips. The plan is for every paid trip to fund one free trip for a veteran, he said. From small beginnings, he has now joined forces with the Wounded Warrior program to provide shing trips for disabled vets and with the Veterans Center in Tallahassee. He said doctors at the center sometimes recommend a day of relaxing inshore angling for soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. From piloting a boat, Swanson has now taken on the added role of matching boat owners who want to help with vets who want to sh. He said he takes time to talk to each volunteer captain to nd out what they have in mind. Placing soldiers with disabilities on a boat takes a good deal of planning and consideration. Anyone, even a sherman with a small skiff, can take a soldier out for an afternoon or an hour. Swanson said he personally tries to do at least one trip with a vet a month and has a dozen scheduled between now and Christmas. If I could have guys on the water 365 days a year, I would, he said. If you would like to take a soldier shing, donate to Fishing for the Brave or arrange a shing trip, contact Capt. Tater online at Fishingforthebrave.com, email shingforthebrave@live.com or call 326-7706. Fishing for the Brave is also on Facebook and Twitter. Fishing for the Brave gets vets on the water Team Reel Smoker wins Shootout LOIS SWOBODA | The Times The Kadel family with their 38-pound king are, from left, Alane, Will, Nic, Bud and Alex. Inshore Offshore SPONSORED BY Amberjack is back on the menu and are plentiful in the 100 to 150 foot range out of Mexico Beach. Try shing live blue runners for the better sized sh; however, at-sided and diamond jigs will work as well if no live bait can be found. King sh are still hanging around the buoy line out of Mexico Beach right now as well. Conditions on St. Joe Bay seem to be improving this week. Water temperatures are still high, but the water clarity is better. Good trout and red sh reports from the Pig Island and Eagle Harbor areas are the best bet. Scalloping is still a challenge this year, but the shells are growing! FISHING FOR THE BRAVE From left, Dart, U.S. Army; Rick, U.S. Marine Corps; and Jesse, USMC, had the big cobia of the day, caught with Capt. Chris from Fired Up Charters in Port Canaveral. At right, Martin Miller displays his winning Spanish mackerel with Capt. Tater, John Swanson.

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Local The Times | A11 Thursday, August 9, 2012 Mike Mock, 45, Carrabelle; Cliff Carroll, 49, Eastpoint; and H. Jeff Vonier, 69, Eastpoint, are squaring off in the primary, with the top vote-getter becoming the new sheriff because he would be unopposed in the Nov. 6 general election. Because candidates from only one political party led for the sheriffs race, Republicans and those without party af liation are able to vote in the primary, known as a universal race. Also attracting considerable attention in the county is the race to ll the District 7 state representative seat, vacated by Leonard Bembry, who is making a bid for Congress. Apalachicola native A.J. Smith faces off against Medley attorney Thomas Dickens and Liberty County Clerk of Court Robert Hill to represent the Democratic party in the race to serve the vast rural Florida district, covering Calhoun, Liberty, Gulf, Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson, Madison, Lafayette, Taylor and Leon counties. Seeking to represent the Republican Party in the race for District 7 are Tallahassee nurseryman Halsey Beshears; Perry forester Don Curtis, Port St. Joe businessman Jamey Westbrook and Madison businessman Mike Williams. Vying to represent the Democratic Party in the November election to challenge incumbent Congressman Steve Southerland for Floridas District 2 are Bembry; Al Lawson, a veteran of the Florida Senate and House of Representatives; Panama City attorney Alvin Peters; and Florida State University professor and human rights activist Mark Schlakman. In the Democratic primary for Senate, Glenn A. Burkett is the long shot to knock off incumbent Bill Nelson as the partys representative in the race for U.S. senator. On the Republican primary for the U.S. senatorial race, Connie Mack, currently the U.S. representative for Floridas 14th district, competes with retired Army Col. Mike McCalister; pro-life activist Marielena Stuart of Naples; and Melbourne physician Dave Weldon. Three candidates are competing to enter the race for circuit court judge in the Second Judicial Circuit, Group Two. Kris Dunn and Barbara Hobbs, both of Tallahassee, face off against incumbent Jose na M. Tamayo, appointed by former Gov. Charlie Crist. According to the supervisor of elections website, as of Aug. 6, the county had 4,986 registered Democrats, 1,695 Republicans and 675 individuals registered with other parties or with no party af liation, for a total of 7,356 registered voters. Individuals have until Oct. 9 to register to vote in the general election. In the case of the three county commission races on the ballot this year, none will be decided at the Aug. 14 primary. In District 5, which runs from the western portion of the Eastpoint area to the eastern portion of the Carrabelle area, incumbent Bevin Putnal, 70, Carrabelle, is facing a challenge from William Massey, 52, Carrabelle, in the Democratic primary. In the general election, the winner will face Hank Garrett, 61, Eastpoint, who is running without party af liation. In District 3, which encompasses the Apalachicola neighborhood to the north and east of U.S. 98, incumbent Noah Lockley, 61, faces a challenge from Valentina Webb, 48. Because both are Democrats, they will square off in the Aug. 14 primary, with the winner going against Republican Wilmer Deason, 59, in the Nov. 6 general election. In District 1, which encompasses St. George Island and most of Eastpoint, Republican incumbent Pinki Jackel, 54, St. George Island, is facing a challenge from Democrat Tony Shiver, 52, St. George Island. Because neither candidate has an opponent in the primary, they will square off Nov. 6. In the District 5 school board race, incumbent Carl Whaley, 43, Carrabelle, faces a challenge from Pamela Shiver, 41, Eastpoint. This is a nonpartisan election and will be decided at the Aug. 14 ballot box. Both District 3 incumbent Teresa Ann Martin and District 1 incumbent George Thompson were re-elected to another four-year term after no opponents stepped forward to challenge them. The elections for ve of the six countywide of ces that are up this year already have been settled. The re-election of Superintendent of Schools Nina Marks, Clerk of Court Marcia Johnson, Tax Collector James Harris and Supervisor of Elections Ida Elliott, each to another four-year term, was assured when no opponents stepped forward to challenge any of these four Democratic of ceholders. In addition, Rhonda Skipper, also a Democrat, will succeed Property Appraiser Doris Pendleton, who is retiring this year. No opponent stepped forward to challenge Skipper, Pendletons chief deputy. Elliott said she is hoping for a 57 percent voter turnout, with the election handled by six poll workers for each of the eight precincts. I have enough voter stickers to give everybody in the county one, she said. If they go vote Ill give them one. Id love to have a good turnout. She reminded voters that they must bring photo identi cation, or they will have to vote on a provisional ballot, with a determination made by the election board on election night whether it will be counted. Elliott urged voters who have not received a sample ballot to call her of ce at 653-9520 and correct their address over the phone. A good handful came back with bad addresses, she said. Redistricting has changed some things. She said voters can nd a sample ballot online at www.votefranklin.com. Gun Show August 11th & 12th Panama City Panama City Fairgrounds Fairgrounds 2080426 Sat 9 -5 Sun 10-4 C o n c e a l e d W e a p o n s C l a s s S a t / S u n 1 1 a m o r 2 p m Floridagunshows.com FREE PARKING AUTOM A TIC POWER PROTECTION 24/7 **PRICES VARY DEPENDING ON EQUIPMENT & INSTALLATION No lights, loss of communication and safety issues are just a few of the headaches associated with a power outage. 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Included in her calculations was a 5 percent pay cut to the ve school board salaries. Marks said the district would save $48,200 by removing the foreign language program from the schools curriculum. She said this move would entail laying off Spanish teacher Jeannette Taylor, and having college-bound students meet their language requirement for college admission online. Weve got it covered with Florida Virtual School, Marks said. The students can still do Latin, French, German, online and satisfy their foreign language. School Board Member David Hinton supported the idea. Ive never been a proponent of the foreign language program anyway, he said. Marks said the district would save $42,000 by eliminating the school resource of cer position and $35,000 by not lling a ninth custodial position. School Board Member Carl Whaley, who outlined an extensive list of his own cost-cutting suggestions, suggested the of cer position be cut in half, but not reduced entirely. We could pay for half an of cer, and if the sheriff will pay for the other half, we can have one SRO on campus, he said. Marks also suggested that the $35,000 cost to run two activity buses, which transports athletes and those involved in extracurricular back home, could be saved. She said Athletic Director Josh Wright indicated parents and carpooling could ensure transportation, similar to how it is done for summer football practice and band camp. Josh feels if they can do it now, they can continue to do it, Marks said. School Board Chairman Jimmy Gander offered two major suggestions of his own to augment Marks suggestions. He said $50,000 could be saved by not lling the open math coach position, and $41,000 saved by not having an agent of record to handle health insurance matters. He also questioned how to address an estimated $338,000 in overexpenditures in salaries and bene ts and $165,000 in overexpenditures in purchased services, which had shown up in the auditors report as exceeding the budgeted amount. But he stopped short of declaring that all of this money could be recouped in savings. I know none of these cuts will leave a good taste in anyones mouth, but I dont think we have any choice, he said. That still doesnt get us where we need to be, but I cant think of anything else. Whaley did not detail speci c dollar amount savings in his list of suggestions, which included extending the instructional days, and thereby reducing the length of the school year. If we add 10 minutes to each instructional day, we could cut off ve days of school, ve days of buses, custodial, cafeteria, secretarial, he said. Five days added up is a pretty good chunk of change. Whaleys list also included cutting all overtime, raising thermostats to the maximum allowed cooling temperatures and combining some school bus stops into a common stop so as to eliminate travel down short roads. He said an appeal should be made to county of cials to ensure the district receive its share of millions of dollars in RESTORE Act funds, derived from BP nes, that are headed to the county, although they wont be available to the county for next year. Whaley also suggested the district reduce lawn cuttings, pour back cafeteria surplus monies into the general fund and cut telephone service fees by tracking all long-distance telephone calls from the school, which can include calls to the east end of the county. I know a lot of students gain access to telephones, he said. Its a quarter every time. All nonessential travel by staff would be eliminated under Whaleys suggestions, as well as having district vehicles driven home by employees. He also called for a reduction in the use of substitute teachers, a reduction in nonessential nonstate-required testing and a cutback in technological user license fees for products used by only a few teachers. Marks said one of Whaleys proposals, a reduction in the number of health aides assigned to children, already had been put into place. She said Medicaid had not been reimbursing the district for the entire cost of the aides, and though there had been 26 on the list, it has been capped now at 10. Dietzen told the school board the cuts he has seen will move the district toward the 5 percent fund balance standard, which would enable the district and labor negotiators to enter into contract talks on a normal time frame. You wouldnt have to be bargaining in a desperate situation, he said. In the event that cuts do not go far enough, Dietzen said the district could declare a state of nancial urgency, which would lead to both sides going into a hurried two-week bargain session. Financial urgency is speed bargaining, he said. Even then, if the union was dissatis ed, they could le an unfair labor practice complaint, which would mean an impasse would be declared and the nancial matters would go to a magistrate and special hearing. There are some nancial difculties here, Dietzen said. Its pretty transparent in my humble opinion. You want to be far above 3 percent because every time the legislature meets, something unfavorable happens. In his analysis of the fund balance numbers, Carroll noted that an additional $260,000 was considered by auditors as part of the fund balance but was restricted to speci c uses. This included $206,000 in workforce money earmarked for adult education, $36,000 in bonuses for outstanding teachers at D and F schools and almost $9,000 in asyet-unexpended school recognition funds, which are under the jurisdiction of the school activity committee. School Board Member Teresa Ann Martin acknowledged that cuts would be necessary, but urged the school district to think of creative ways to bring extracurricular activities into the middle school, particularly because there is a cutback in middle school sports. I think we ought to steer our energies to drama and the arts and do something different, she said. Whaley continued his call for the district to allow parents to serve as middle school coaches as volunteers. SCHOOLS from page A1

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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, August 9, 2012 The Times | A13 emeraldcoastjobs.com Employment Today A great resume and solid interview skills may place job seekers in the running for a position, but a survey conducted by OfficeTeam, a leading staffing service, finds that the results of a reference check can really be what makes „ or breaks „ a job search. Hiring managers interviewed for the survey said they remove about 21 percent of candidates from consideration after speaking to their professional references. Managers also were asked, When speaking to an applicants job references, what is the most important information you hope to receive?Ž Their responses: Description of past job duties and experience: 36 percent A view into the applicants strengths and weaknesses: 31 percent Confirmation of job title and dates of employment: 11 percent Description of workplace accomplishments: 8 percent A sense of the applicants preferred work culture: 7 percent Other/dont know: 7 percent When hiring managers narrow the field to a few potential candidates, the reference check often becomes the deciding factor,Ž says OfficeTeam executive director Robert Hosking. To distinguish themselves from the competition, job seekers should assemble a solid list of contacts who can persuasively communicate their qualifications and professional attributes.Ž OfficeTeam offers five tips for creating a reference list that works in your favor:Choose WiselySelect people who can discuss your abilities and experience that directly relate to the position, not just those with the most impressive job titles. Offer a mix of contacts who can address different aspects of your background; for example, a former peer may be able to describe your interpersonal skills, while a past direct report can talk about your management style. Check in BeforehandAlways call potential references first to get their permission and evaluate their eagerness to talk to hiring managers. Be sure to give all references a copy of your resume, the job description and the name of the person who will likely call.Be Prepared Provide clear contact information for your references, including their names, titles, daytime phone numbers and email addresses. Also, offer a brief explanation of the nature of your relationship with each individual. Consider supplying more references than are requested, so you wont miss out on the job offer if the hiring manager cant get in touch with one of your contacts.Think Outside the BoxIts common for employers to seek out additional references for new hires „ either online or through their own networks. Since you never know to whom a hiring manager might reach out, you should not only remain on good terms with your past supervisors and colleagues (if possible), but also be selective about whos in your online network, on professional networking sites such as BeKnown and LinkedIn.Give ThanksExpress your gratitude to people who agree to serve as references, even if they arent contacted by employers. Keep them updated on the progress of your job search and offer to return the favor by providing a recommendation should they need one.What employers want from job references REPRESENTATIVES will be at the PORT ST. JOE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9 am – 1 pm EST accepting applications for numerous open positions.We offer competitive wages and a comprehensive bene t package including Company paid health, dental, and life insurance, 401(k), attendance & safety bonuses.EOE/Drug Free WorkplaceEASTERN SHIPBUILDING GROUP MORE THAN A JOB… A FUTURE! 88777 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 2009-CA-000549 Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Long Beach Mortgage Trust 2006-2 Plaintiff, vs. Marion C. Brewer. Defendant(s). AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling foreclosure sale dated July 23, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 2009CA-000549 of the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein Deutsche Bank National Trust Com-pany, as Trustee for Long Beach Mortgage Trust 2006-2, Plaintiff and Mariom C. Brewer and Richard C. Brewer, Wife and Husband are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE WEST FRONT DOOR OF THE FRANK-LIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LOCATED ON HWY 98, IN APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA, AT 11:00AM, October 3, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 3, BLOCK E, OF PENINSULAR POINT, UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OF PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 20, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. DATED at Apalachicola, Florida, this 24th day of July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Court Franklin County, FL Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813) 880-8888 (813) 880-8800 August 9, 16, 2012 88807 PUBLIC NOTICE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER City of Apalachicola Water System Has Levels of Trihalomethanes Above the Drinking Water Standards The City of Apalachicola Water System recently failed to meet a drinking water standard that may indicate that the water you are being served is affected. Although this is not an emergency, in an effort to keep you informed and as our customers, you have a right to know what happened, what you should do, and what the City of Apalachicola is doing to correct this situation at the City’s Water System. The City of Apalachicola routinely monitors for the presence of drinking water contaminants in the City’s Water System. Where disinfection is used in the treatment of drinking water, disinfectants (as chlorine) combine with natural organic and inorganic matter present in the water drawn from our ground water source to form chemicals called disinfection byproducts (DBPs). On January 1, 2002, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) set new standards for controlling the levels of disinfectants and DBPs in drinking water, including trihlomethanes (THMs) and haloacetic acids (HAAs). The new Stage 1 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule’s standard, or maximum contaminant level (MCL), for the sum of the four THMs was established at 80 parts per billion (ppb), which is expressed as a rolling annual average. For the previous four quarters of sampling (July 2011 -June 2012), the City of Apalachicola’s Water System’s running annual average for THMs was 106.9 parts per billion (ppb). What should I do? You do not need to use an alternative (e.g., bottled) water supply. However, if you have specific health concerns due to your personal health situation, consult your doctor. What does this mean? This is not an immediate risk. If it was, you would have been notified immediately. However, some people, due to their personal health situation, who drink water containing THMs in excess of the MCL over many years may experience problems with their liver, kidneys, or central nervous system, and may have an increased risk of getting cancer. What happened? What was done? We are continuing to work with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Florida Rural Water Association to determine the appropriate corrective actions to correct the problem. For more information, please contact Betty Webb, City Administrator at 850-653-9319 or 1 Avenue E, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail. August 9, 2012 88555T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, GARY MICHAEL MITCHELL Trustee of the Gary Michael Mitchell Revocable Trust, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax EducationInfant/Toddler CaregiversAre needed to provide quality early care and education to children ages 0-3 yrs @ our Apalachicola location. AA/AS preferred; FCCPC (CDA) accepted with a willingness to further education. Experience working with preschool children is a must. Excellent benefits package! 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A14| The Times Thursday, August 9, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 606 Year of issuance: 2009 Description of Property: Lots 1 through 16 Block 32(183) Keough’s Second Addition, City of Carrabelle Full Legal Description can be viewed at Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Office. PARCEL NO: 20-07s-04w-4212-0032-00 10 Name is which assessed: SGI LAND COMPANY LLC All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the second (2nd) Monday in the month of September 2012, which is the 10th day of September 2012 at 11:00 a.m. DATED this 19th day of July, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2012 88565T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 12 00040CP DIVISION: PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Mary K. Gibson a/k/a Mary Kathryn Gibson, deceased, whose date of death was December 4, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, Florida, Probate Division. the address of which is 33 Market St., Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320. The names and addresses of the personal representatives and the personal representatives’ attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is August 2, 2012. Personal Representative: Mary Kathryn Gibson, II P.O. Box 158 Crawfordville, FL 32326 Attorney for Personal Representatives: Lauchlin Tench Waldoch FL Bar No. 262749 Waldoch & McConnaughhay, P.A. 1709 Hermitage Blvd. Suite 102 Tallahassee, FL 32308 (850) 385-1246 August 2, 9, 2012 88559T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, MIKE B. BLAKE, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 1400 Year of issuance: 2010 Description of Property: Lot 7 Block 28 City of Apalachicola PARCEL NO: 01-09s-08w-8330-0028-00 70 Name is which assessed: John R. Bird All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the second (2nd) Monday in the month of September 2012, which is the 10th day of September 2012 at 11:00 a.m. DATED this 18th day of July, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2012 88659T NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, MARCIA JOHNSON, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, will on September 11, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, at the Second Floor Lobby of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, in the city of Apalachicola, Florida, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real and personal property situated in Franklin County, Florida: LOT 46, RIVERS EDGE PHASE II, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 19 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties, mineral rights, oil and gas rights, crops, timber, all diversion payments made to crops producers, and all existing and future improvements, structures, fixtures, and replacements that may now, or at any time in the future, be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as “Property”). The term Property also includes, but is not limited to, any and all water wells, water, ditches, reservoir sites and dams located on the real estate and all riparian and water rights associated with the Property, however established. pursuant to the Partial Summary Final Judgment as to Counts I and II of Plaintiff’s First Amended Complaint in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: CENTENNIAL BANK, successor in interest to COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK f/k/a APALACHICOLA STATE BANK, Plaintiff, vs. BALAMARAS, LLC, a dissolved Florida limited liabilitycompany; JAMES R. PAYTON a/k/a ROBBY PAYTON; DARRELL S. WARD a/k/a DARRELL STANTON WARD; and RIVER’S EDGE HOMEOWNER’S ASSOCIATION OF APALACHICOLA, INC., a Florida not-for-profit Corporation, Defendants, and the docket number of which is 2010 CA 000578. 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 with the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Judson C. Brandt, Esquire, Post Office Box 13010, Pensacola, Florida 32591-3010 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 25th day of July 2012. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, FL By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 2012 88645T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, GARY MICHAEL MITCHELL Trustee of the Gary Michael Mitchell Revocable Trust, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 597 Year of issuance: 2009 Description of Property: Lots 1 through 16 Block 19(164) Keough’s Second Addition, City of Carrabelle Full Legal Description can be viewed at Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Office. PARCEL NO: 20-07s-04w-4212-00190010 Name is which assessed: SGI LAND COMPANY LLC All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the second (2nd) Monday in the month of September 2012, which is the 10th day of September 2012 at 11:00 a.m. DATED this 26th day of July, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2012 88647T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, GARY MICHAEL MITCHELL Trustee of the Gary Michael Mitchell Revocable Trust, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 594 Year of issuance: 2009 Description of Property: Lots 1 through 16 Block 16(161) Keough’s Second Addition, City of Carrabelle Full Legal Description can be viewed at Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Office. PARCEL NO: 20-07s-04w-4212-00160010 Name is which assessed: SGI LAND COMPANY LLC All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the second (2nd) Monday in the month of September 2012, which is the 10th day of September 2012 at 11:00 a.m. DATED this 26th day of July, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2012 88677T IN THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 09-633-CA CADENCE BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. JEFFREY S. GALLOWAY, AB&T NATIONAL BANK, REGIONS BANK, and ST. GEORGE PLANTATION OWNERS’ ASSOCIATION, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 25, 2012, and entered in Civil Action No. 09-633-CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, wherein the parties were the Plaintiff, CADENCE BANK, N.A., as successor in interest to Superior Bank, N.A., and the Defendants, JEFFREY S. GALLOWAY, AB&T NATIONAL BANK, REGIONS BANK, and ST. GEORGE PLANTATION OWNERS’ ASSOCIATION, INC., I will sell to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on the 6th day of September, 2012, at the front steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, Apalachicola, Florida, the followingdescribed real property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure: Lot 24, of Sea Palm Village, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, page 30, public records of Franklin County, Florida; and Lot 3, Block A of St. George Island Gulf Beaches Unit No. 2, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 15, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. The successful bidder at the sale will be required to place the requisite state documentary stamps on the Certificate of Title. DATED this 25th day of July, 2012. Honorable MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Court Franklin County, FL By:Michelle Maxwell As Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 2012 88693T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO.: 19-2009-CA-000274 RBC CENTURA BANK Plaintiff, vs. GORMAN, JAMES A/K/A JAMES E. GORMAN, JR., et al. Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICES IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 19-2009-CA000274 of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein, RBC CENTURA BANK, is Plaintiff, and GORMAN, JAMES A/K/A JAMES E. GORMAN, JR., et al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, 33 MARKET STREET, FRONT STEPS OF THE COURTHOUSE, STE 203, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320, at the hour of 11:00 AM, on the 11th day of September, 2012, the following described property: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 8 SOUTH, RANGE 8 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT #4261 MARKING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 8 SOUTH, RANGE 8 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE 89 DEGREES 49 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SECTION FOR A DISTANCE OF 37.95 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF BAY CITY ROAD AS MONUMENTED; THENCE ALONG SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE, SOUTH 02 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 56 SECONDS EAST, 1388.12 FEET; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, SOUTH 02 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 23 SECONDS EAST, 245.05 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE, SOUTH 89 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 31 SECONDS EAST, 270.87 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 54 SECONDS EAST, 472.88 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 10 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 09 MINUTES WEST, 90.65 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 31 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 49 SECONDS WEST, 238.41 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 28 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST, 153.00 FEET TO A POINT ON THE CENTERLINE OF SMITH ROAD, A 20.00 FOOT WIDE ROAD AS OCCUPIED; THENCE ALONG SAID CENTERLINE SOUTH 45 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 37 SECONDS WEST, 283.24 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTH; THENCE WESTERLY ALONG SAID CENTERLINE; ALONG SAID CURVE HAVING A RADIUS OF 177.10 FEET, A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 47 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 52 SECONDS WITH AN ARC LENGTH OF 146.61 FEET (CHORD TO SAID CURVE BEARS SOUTH 68 DEGREES 46 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST, 142.46 FEET) TO A POINT ON THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE APALACHICOLA NORTHERN RAILROAD; THENCE ALONG SAID NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, NORTH 48 DEGREES 09 MINUTES 44 SECONDS WEST, 217.90 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, NORTH 23 DEGREES 06 SECONDS 10 MINUTES EAST, 265-07 FEET; THENCE NORTH 02 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 23 SECONDS WEST, 289.55 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 25th day of July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Court’s disability coordinator at 301 S MONROE STREET ROOM 225, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301, 850-577-4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. August 2, 9, 2012 88689T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 192009CA000624 XXXXXX THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2007-19 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2007-19 Plaintiff, vs. EDWARD STEPHAN DACHTERA; ET AL., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT OF CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated July 25, 2012, and entered in Case No. 192009CA 000624XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2007-19 MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2007-19 is Plaintiff and EDWARD STEPHAN DACHTERA; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANTS NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 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 11th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to wit: LOT NUMBER 5 IN ALLIGATOR POINT, A SUBDIVISION OF FRACTIONAL SECTIONAL 3 AND A PART OF FRACTIONAL SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH, RANGE 2 WEST, ACCORDING TO THE PLATS THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, AT PAGES 25 TO 28, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF, AND SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN FRANKIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING INTERESTS IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS 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. (850) 653-8861 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Apalachicola, Florida on July 25, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Court By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk Attorneys for Plaintiff SMITH, HIATT & DIAZ, P.A. P.O. BOX 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438 (954) 564-0071 August 2, 9, 2012 88699T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 08-00003 DIVISION: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF GSR MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2005-AR4, Plaintiff, vs. JEFFREY D. ORMSBY, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling February 15, 2011 Foreclosure Sale dated July 24, 2012, and entered in Case No. 08-00003 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida in which U.S. Bank National Association as Trustee on behalf of GSR Mortgage Loan Trust 2005-AR4, is the Plaintiff and Jeffrey D. Ormsby, Brian K. Krontz, Lucy H. Krontz, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on, Franklin County, Florida on the 11th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 3, BLOCK 21, WEST OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND GULF BEACHES, UNIT NO. ONE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE(S) 7, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 517 W GULF BEACH DR, SAINT GEORGE ISLAND, FL 32328, SAINT GEOR Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED in Franklin County, Florida this 25th day of July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, FL By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (913) 221 4743 In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Courts, Marcia M. Johnson, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320; telephone number (850) 653-8861, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call (850) 577-4400. To file response please contact Franklin County Clerk of Court, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320, Tel: (850) 653-8861; Fax: (850) 653-9339. August 2, 9, 2012 88697T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 19-2011-CA-000479 SEC.: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. CAROLYN J. SELVEY; MICHAEL ALAN SELVEY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT (S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, CARR ABELLE LANDING HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 24, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 19-2011CA-000479 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on the 6th day of September, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. on the Front steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 35, CARRABELLE LANDING ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 47. 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. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES If you a person with a disability who needs accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Court Administration, Phone: (850) 577-4401. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call Florida Relay Services, hearing 800-955-8771, voice 800-955-8770. DATED AT APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA THIS 25th DAY OF July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, FL Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 2012 88725T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 19-2010-CA-000094-CA XXXX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., vs. DESMOND J. O’NEILL; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 25th day of July, 2012, and entered in Case No. 19-2010-CA-000094CAXXXX, of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, where-in BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and DESMOND J. O’NEILL, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DESMOND J. O’NEILL and are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, FRONT STEPS OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 33 MARKET STREET, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320, 11:00 AM on the 11th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOTS 7 & 8 OF BLOCK 25 OF THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA, IN THE COUNTY OF FRANKLIN, STATE OF FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF 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. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Susan Wilson, ADA Coordinator, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301, 850-5774401, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated this 26th day of July, 2012. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of The Circuit Court Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk August 9, 16, 2012 88789T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011-454-CA First National Bank of Decatur County, Plaintiff, vs. Coastline Properties of North Florida, LLC; Hexaport Building Systems of Florida, LLC, d/b/a Green Steel Homes; Defendants. NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE Pursuant to Section 45.031(1) of the Florida Statutes To Whom It May Concern: Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Marcia Johnson, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, will on September 6, 2012 at 11:00 AM, at the Franklin County Clerk’s Office, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, Florida, 32320, offer for sale, and sell at public auction to the highest bidder, the following described real property located in Franklin County, Florida: EXHIBIT “A” Commence at the Southwest corner of Section 13, Township 7 South, Range 5 West, Franklin County, Florida (as monumented), thence run North 1828.93 feet, thence run North 89 degrees 59 minutes 22 seconds East 2199.40 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING run South 00 degrees 10 minutes 32 seconds West 487.48 feet to the Northerly right-of-way boundary of Mill Road, thence run South 58 degrees 03 minutes 12 seconds East along said Northerly right-ofway boundary 287.08 feet to the intersection of said Northerly right-of-way boundary with the Westerly boundary of a 60.00 foot Roadway Easement (Kal Lane), thence leaving said Northeasterly right-of-way boundary run Northwesterly and Northeasterly along said Westerly easement boundary as follows: run North 05 degrees 53 minutes 56 seconds West 379.14 feet to a point of curve to the right, thence run along the arc of said curve having a radius of 433.83 feet, through a central angle of 40 degrees 45 minutes 42 seconds, for an arc distance of 308.64 feet, chord being North 14 degrees 31 minutes 01 seconds East 302.17 feet to a point of tangency, thence run North 34 degrees 54 minutes 09 seconds East 213.07 feet, thence leaving said Westerly easement boundary run North 50 degrees 51 minutes 08 seconds West 187.87 feet to an iron rod and cap (marked #7160), thence run North 09 degrees 44 minutes 22 seconds East 81.55 feet to an iron rod and cap (marked #7160), thence run North 25 degrees 25 minutes 02 seconds West 241.16 feet to an iron rod and cap (marked #7160), thence run North 04 degrees 34 minutes 04 seconds East 273.54 feet to an iron rod and cap (marked #7160) lying on the Southerly boundary of the aforementioned 60.00 foot wide roadway easement (Kal Lane), said point also lying on a curve concave to the Northerly, thence run Northeasterly along said Southerly easement boundary as follows, thence run along the arc of a curve having a radius of 50.00 feet, through a central angle of 76 degrees 49 minutes 06 seconds, chord being North 25 degrees 51 minutes 40 seconds West 62.13 feet, thence leaving said cul-de-sac run North 79 degrees 19 minutes 49 seconds West 163.70 feet, thence run South 00 degrees 02 minutes 47 seconds East 980.74 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. The sale will be held pursuant to the final judgment of foreclosure entered on July 23, 2012, in Case No. 2011-CA-454 of the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit, Franklin County, Florida, in which the parties are as listed in the above case-style. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Notice of Lis Pendens, must file a claim with the Clerk of the Court within 60 days after the date of sale. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the undersigned not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. Dated: July 31, 2012. Marcia Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry Creamer Deputy Clerk August 9, 16, 2012 88775T IN THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 09-650-CA CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK Plaintiff, vs. MICHAEL J. KREHL and JOSEPHINE CANELLA-KREHL, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 23, 2012, and entered in Civil Action No. 09-650-CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein the parties were the Plaintiff, CENTENNIAL BANK as successor in interest to COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK, and the Defendants, MICHAEL J. KREHL and JOSEPHINE CANELLA-KREHL, I will sell to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on the6th day of September, 2012, at the front steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, Apalachicola, Florida, the followingdescribed real property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: Lots 2, 8, and 11-12, Block J of ST. JAMES BAY SUBDIVISION, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 7, Page(s) 39, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. The successful bidder at the sale will be required to place the requisite state documentary stamps on the Certificate of Title. DATED this 30th day of July, 2012. Honorable MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Court Franklin County, Florida By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk August 9, 16, 2012 88785T PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given the Executive Committee of The Northwest Florida Transportation Corridor Authority will hold a meeting to consider invoices on August 16, 2012 at 10:00am, CST. The meeting will be held at the Panama City City Hall, 9 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, FL. Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the Corridor Authority at least 48 hours prior to the meeting by contacting Amy Paulk at (850) 415-1040 or apaulk@gc-inc.com August 9, 2012 88791T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 11-000436CA TYNDALL FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, vs. WILLIAM WAYNE WEBB, WONDA WEBB ALLEN, EASTPOINT WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT, AND FRANKLIN COUNTY, Defendants. SECOND AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, pursuant to the Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure, entered in this cause, the Clerk of this Court shall sell the property at public sale at 11:00 A.M. E.D.T., on the 6th day of September, 2012, at the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida, 32320, the following described real property lying and being in Franklin County, Florida, to-wit: EXHIBIT “A” A parcel of land lying in the Southeast Quarter of Fraction Section 27, Township 8 South, Range 8 West, Franklin County, Florida being

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From said Point of Beginning run thence South 72 degrees 57 minutes 05 seconds East 325.00 feet to a point in the center of a creek, thence North 67 degrees 40 minutes 45 seconds East along said creek center line 252.24 thence leaving said creek North 72 degrees 57 minutes 05 seconds West 370.00, thence South 17 degrees 02 minutes 55 seconds West 131.10 feet, thence North 72 degrees 57 minutes 05 seconds West 150.00 feet, to a point on said right-of-way of State Road S-384-A, thence South 17 degrees 02 minutes 55 seconds West along said right-of-way 28.90 feet to the Point of Beginning. 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. This Notice dated this 24th day of July, 2012. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk Circuit Court, Franklin County, Florida By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk August 9, 16, 2012 88793T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 19-2010-CA-000598 CITIMORTGAGE, INC. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC., Plaintiff, vs. EVELYN JUANITA KIRBY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF EVELYN JUANITA KIRBY; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT (S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT (S); BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK MIDWEST NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; PIRATES LANDING AT TIMBER ISLAND CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC.; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, WHETHER UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Franklin County, Florida, described as: EXHIBIT “P1 That certain Condominium Unit of PIRATES LANDING AT TIMBER ISLAND composed of Unit Number A-2, and the undivided 1/48 interest in the Common Elements appurtenant thereto, in accordance with the subject to the Master Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions, recorded in O.R. Vol. 879, Pages 348 through 372, and Declaration of Condominium of PIRATES LANDING AT TIMBER ISLAND, recorded in O.R. Vol. 879, Pages 373 through 541, both of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. A/K/A 280 Pirates Landing Road Carrabelle, FL 32322 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Front steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street Apalachicola, FL 32320 at 11:00 AM, on August 21, 2012. DATED THIS 28th DAY OF June, 2012. 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. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 28th day of June, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk THIS INSTRUMENT PREPARED BY: Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff 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: Danny Davis Office of Court Administration 301 South Monroe Street, Room 225 Tallahassee, FL 32303 850.577.4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. August 9, 16, 2012 88795T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 19-2009-CA-000534 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. DIANA W GROAT, TRUSTEE OF THE DWG TRUST, U/A/D, MAY 15, 2008 et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated July 23, 2012 and entered in Case No. 19-2009-CA000534 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and DIANA W GROAT, TRUSTEE OF THE DWG TRUST, U/A/D, MAY 15, 2008; THE UNKNOWN BENEFICIARIES OF THE DWG TRUST, U/A/D, MAY 15, 2008; DIANA W. GROAT; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT (S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; ST. JAMES BAY PROPERTY OWNERS’ ASSOCIATION, INC.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONT DOOR OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 33 MARKET STREET, APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 6th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 4 OF BLOCK I, ST. JAMES BAY SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGES 39-46, PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A LOT 4, BLOCK I, ST. JAMES, CARRABELLE, FL 32322 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on July 23, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk **See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Mr. Doug Smith, Office of Court Administration Leon County Courthouse, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301, Phone: 850-577-4401, Fax: 850-487-7947 F09091478 August 9, 16, 2012 88823T IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2012-172-CA RIVERWALK CONDOMINIUM OWNER’S ASSOCIATION, INC, Florida Non-Profit Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. PAIGE F. KILLEEN, Defendant. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: PAIGE F. KILLEEN: YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a civil action has been filed against you in the Circuit Court, County of Franklin, State of Florida, to foreclose certain real property described as follows: Unit “K” of Riverwalk Condominiums, according to Declaration of Condominium, Covenants and Restrictions for Riverwalk Condominiums thereof recorded under Official Records Book 566, Page 220, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida; as amended by that certain Amended Declaration’ of Condominium, Covenants and Restrictions for Riverwalk Condominiums thereof recorded under Official Records Book 584, Pages 1-78, of the-Public Records of Franklin County, Florida; and Amendment to Master Declaration of Condominium, Covenants and Restrictions for Riverwalk Condominiums thereof recorded under Official Records Book 628, Pages 81-99, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida; and Amendment to Master Declaration of Condominium, Covenants and Restrictions for Riverwalk Condominiums thereof recorded under Official Records Book 635, Pages 548-552, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida, together with all appurtenances thereto. You are required to file a written response with the Court and serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Timothy D. Padgett, Plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is 2878 Remington Green Circle, Tallahassee, Florida 32308, at least thirty (30) days from the date of first publication, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter, otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. Dated this 30th day of July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson CLERK OF COURT Terry Creamer Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Timothy D. Padgett, Esq., Timothy D. Padgett, P.A. 2878 Remington Green Circle, Tallahassee, Florida 32308 Ph: (850) 422-2520 Fax: (850) 422-2567 August 9, 16, 2012 88817T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO: 2012-000043-CP Florida Bar # 334618 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF BERNARD L. COSEY, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of BERNARD L. COSEY, deceased, whose date of death was June 30, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, File Number 2012-000043-CP is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P. O. Box 340, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representatives attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons who have claims or demands against decedent’s estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, and who have been served a copy of this notice, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.tions of the Personal Representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are required to file their objections with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is August 9, 2012. Personal Representative: KENDALL B. COSEY 1229 Parkside Village Drive Marietta, GA 30066 Attorney for Personal Representative: Joyce Terrell Timmons, Esquire P.O. Box 726 Eastpoint, FL 32328 (850) 670-8998 August 9, 16, 2012 Publisher’s Notice “SCAM “To avoid possible scams, it is recommended that consumers should verify caller information when receiving calls regarding credit card payments. Consumers should also contact the local company themselves instead of giving this information to individuals who are contacting them directly. YORKIE AKCAdorable 8 week old puppies. Health Certified and 1st shots. Female $600 Mom & dad on premise. Please call 850-774-1229 Panama City Area Carrabelle -906 NE 6th Street, Saturday Aug 11th & Sunday Aug 12th, 10 am to 5 pmESTATE SALEDining set, Mattresses, bedroom set, sofa table, collectibles, furniture, kitchen items, end tables, knick knacks and more! Text FL19576 to 56654 Admin/ClericalAdministrative Assistant, Health Sciences(Gulf/Franklin campus)To serve as the main contact for student program inquiries, maintain student files & records. Requires HS diploma/ equivalency + 3 yrs. administrative exp. & strong MS Office skills. Range begins at $10.50/hr. Apply by 8/14/12. Only those who provide all requested items, GCSC Application (must be completed) will be considered. Additional info: www.gulfcoast.edu/hr. Women & minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. GCSC is an EA/EO/M/F/Vet employer. GCSC Equity Officer (850) 872.3866 Web ID#:34219967Text FL19967 to 56654 Medical/HealthCaring Peopleand CNAs needed. Join a team of people who make a difference in the lives of the elderly. Provide non medical companionship, in home help & personal care for the elderly. Must be flexible. PT leading to FT-positions in the Port St. Joe and Apalachicola areas.Home Instead Senior CareCall Mon-Thur 9-3pm 850-640-1223 or toll free 1-866-301-1919 Web ID#: 34216824 Text FL16824 to 56654 Project/Program MgtUpward Bound Grant Project Coordinator(Federally Funded) Manage all aspects of the Upward Bound project & supervise and lead Upward Bound Grant staff & resources. Requires MS in guidance & counseling or related field + 3 yrs. exp. as a teacher, counselor or administrator; supervisor exp. & exp. working with educationally/ economically disadvantaged youth. Salary range starts at $30,600/yr. Apply by 8/10/12. Only those who provide GCSC Application (must be completed) + transcripts & resume will be considered. Additional information: www.gulfcoast.edu/hr. Women & minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. GCSC is an EA/EO/M/F/Vet employer. GCSC Equity Officer (850) 872.3866 Web ID#:34219975 Text FL19975 to 56654 Commercial Property For Rent51 Market St. 1600 sf office, kitchen, open floor space. $1200/ month includes water. Call 850-653-5838 Heritage V illas of Apalachicola Apartments Now accepting applications for 1BR Handicap accessible unit. Some rental assistance may be available. HUD vouchers accepted. Call 850-653-9277. TDD/ TTY 711. This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer. Heritage V illas of Apalachicola Apartments Now accepting applications for 2BR Some rental assistance may be available. HUD vouchers accepted. Call 850-653-9277. TDD/ TTY 711. This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer. Lanark Village: Clean 2 bedroom, 1 bath, screened porch, AC, 7 months min. $500 monthly + $350. security deposit, references required Pets-will consider. Non smoking. Call: 850-212-2063 Text FL18819 to 56654 St. George Island $175 week, Electric, Satellite, Garbage incl. Pool tble. 12’ X 65’ deck w/Beautiful view 850-653-5114 1 BRCottageH/AC in Apalachicola, FL. 850-643-7740. Carabelle: (in town) 3 bdrm 2 bath older home. Freshly painted. $700 per month + dep. Call (850) 766-4357 Text FL19365 to 56654 Carabelle: 3 bdr 2 bath with large spare room on 1 acre. Fenced yard, new tile throughout, freshly painted. $800 per month + dep. Call (850) 766-4357 Text FL19355 to 56654 Eastpoint 3 br, 2 ba, in exclusive Whispering Pines C/H/A, DW, WD Hkup, no smoke/pets $850 month, 1st & Last Deposit 850-670-8266 Carrabelle Riverfront Home3 bdrm, 2 bath w/boat dock, fully furnished, $1,659 per month w/utilities. Peyton at (850)294-7827 or visit www .mr493.com for pictures, details, location... Text FL17576 to 56654 SEEKING RENTALRetired professional is couple seeking a furnished apartment in Apalach historic district or houseboat rental Dec. 2012-Mar. 2013. Please reply to Peter and Pam by email stoneoak2003 @yahoo.com or call at: 413-219-4409. Panama City CLOSEOUT SALE: Unbeatable Prices, D/W & S/W. Most are Zone III. Kensinger Housing, 3424 E. 15th, St, Call (850) 785-0693.Text FL16550 to 56654 $33,500 5 Acres near Crystal Lake on Amos Hayes Rd, property has well septic and power pole. Current survey is available. About 1.5 acres of the property is cleared. 850-271-5761 and leave a message. A GREAT BUY! Scenic Cruiser, 1993. Gulfstream, 34 ft, One slide out. $5,000. This is a steal! Needs some TLC. 850-653-5077. 2008 Harley Davidson Street Glide Anniversay Edition9,700 miles. Copper/ Black. In Excellent condition w/Rinehart Exhaust, Power Commander, ABS, Security, Extra Headlights, 2 Seats, many other options. Always garage kept and well maintaned. Original owner. Only $17,000, sold new for over $27,000.850-723-4642 Need a helping hand? Advertise in the Help Wanted Section in the Classifieds! 747-5020

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A16 | The Times Thursday, August 9, 2012 By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com About two dozen members of the 2012-13 Seahawk band are taking part in band camp every evening this week at the high school as they prepare to open the year with a new halftime show. Were putting together upcoming marching performances for football games, said band teacher Karl Lester, whose music students closed out the 2011-12 school year with an impressive spring concert May 24. Senior Stephanie Marxsen will put aside her bass clarinet to debut as the new drum major, with assistance from sophomores Samantha Marxsen and Morgan Martin. Samantha Marxsen, who plays ute, and Martin, a trombonist, were among six members of the band to take part in the Florida State University summer band camp the second week of July. Also venturing to FSU were freshman clarinet player Cayce Daniels, freshman percussionst FaLetta Davis, and seventh graders alto saxophonist Ana Aguilar and autist Josie Kriss. At the annual spring concert, alto sax player Deanna Quick was honored as the bands lone graduating senior. Also recognized was eighth grade percussionist Bryce Tobin, who had crafted, with the guidance of his grandfather Hal Tobin, a metal bass drum stand for use in practice and performance. The Beginning band, all sixth graders, opened the concert with Chant and Praise by John Edmondson and Somerset Overture, by Anne McGinty. Performing were Kriss, Aguilar, clarinet players Morgan Anderson and Shayna Richards, French horn player Cypress Earl, trombonist Alyssa Haney and Tylyn Gillikin on bells. The Advanced band performed Rites of Tamburg and Kronos by Robert W. Smith; Night Train by Eric Osterling, and Aria and Fugue by Handel and Osterling; Chester Variations by Elliot Del Borgo; Space Echoes by John Visconti; and A Tribute to Henry Mancini by Mike Story. Performing on ute were eight grader Ursula Countryman and freshmen Macey Hunt and Samantha Marxsen; on clarinet seventh graders Matthew Alvarado, Jackson Copley and Bobby Kilgore, and eighth graders Kendell Meyer and Cayce Daniels; and on bass clarinet junior Stephanie Marxsen. Alto saxophonists were seventh grader Thomas Copley, junior Cheyenne Martin and Quick, while seventh grader Marty Sawesky was on tenor saxophone and freshman Aaliyah West was on baritone saxophone. Trumpet players were seventh graders Charles Petty, Melody Hat eld and Dylan Lance, and eighth grader Jessica Schmidt. Seventh grader Mercedes Rice was on French horn, freshman Morgan Martin was on trombone, seventh grader Ann Reeder on euphonium, and junior Rahkeim Pierce and seventh grader Abby Harris each on tuba. 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Listed by Janie Burke Robert C. Bruner Attorney Personal & Business Bankruptcy Over 30 Years Legal Experience 850-670-3030 bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information dbutler@coastalcoverage.com Locally owned and operated Home Business Auto Health Workers Comp Seahawk musicians prepare for busy year Far left, Junior Rahkeim Pierce performs on tuba in Mays spring concert. Above, Eighth grade percussionist Bryce Tobin stands with the metal bass drum stand he created. Left, Sixth grader Shayna Richards performs on clarinet. PHOTOS BY DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times DEANNA QUICK KARL LESTER Schools



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xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx 50 WWW.APALACHTIMES.COMPhone: 850-653-8868 Web: apalachtimes.com E-mail: dadlerstein@star .com Fax: 850-653-8036 Circulation: 800-345-8688 DEADLINES FOR NEXT WEEK: School News & Society: 11 a.m. Friday Real Estate Ads: 11 a.m. Thursday Legal Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Display Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Line Ads: 5 p.m. Monday xxxxx Contact Us xxxxx Out to see Index VOL. 127 ISSUE 15 Thursday, August 9, 2012Voters go to polls TuesdaySheriffs race highlights primary ballotBy DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com Voters from throughout Franklin County are headed to the polls Tuesday for the 2012 primary, with a decision on the next sheriff highlighting the local races. Early voting began Saturday, and already voters are ocking to the Supervisor of Elections of ce in Apalachicola and the Carrabelle annex. Supervisor of Elections Ida Elliott said her of ce had seen 284 early voters as of Wednesday morning, beginning with 46 in Apalachicola and 30 in Carrabelle on Saturday. After a slowdown to single digits at the two locations Sunday, balloting picked up Monday and Tuesday for a total of 109 in Apalachicola and 80 in Carrabelle. Early voting at both locations runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today and Friday and 8:30 a.m to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, when it concludes. The one countywide ofce that is being contested is the sheriffs race, with three Democratic candidates vying to succeed incumbent Skip Shiver, who decided not to stand for re-election. 5 percent pay hit on table for school leaders By DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com Hoping to shore up the school districts fund balance and fend off a state of nancial urgency, Superintendent Nina Marks on Tuesday evening proposed more than $270,000 in additional cuts, including an across-the-board 5 percent salary reduction for all administrators, including school board members. At a special meeting called on the request of school district labor attorney Leonard Dietzen, the school board reviewed the proposals and added some of their own, but took no action. They are expected to make their decisions at a special workshop and meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Aug. 16. The meeting began with the schools nance director, Roy Carroll, outlining components of the schools fund balance that showed the district had only about $217,000 in unrestricting funds available to it as of June 30. At 2.1 percent of the overall $10.3 million in revenue, these unassigned funds are well below the mandatory 3 percent threshold and the 5 percent standard the state prefers. Marks said she was proposing the $270,000 in cuts because they could be made immediately, without having to return to negotiations with the teachers union to modify the existing collective bargaining agreement. Topping Marks list was $110,000 in savings she said could be achieved by having the superintendent and eight administrators, including Franklin County High Schools principal and assistant principal, each taking a 5 percent pay cut. She said she had received a commitment to the idea from the districts administrative ELECTION 2012 CLIFF CARROLL MIKE MOCK JEFF VONIERPSC wont cite Gene Brown Marks: Cut administrator paySeafood and stars Utility owner cleared of managerial imprudenceBy DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com At a hotly debated Thursday morning hearing in Tallahassee, the states ve-member Public Service Commission declined to cite the owner of the water utility serving St. George Island for managerial imprudence for his handling of $1.2 million in cash advances to his companies. By a unanimous vote, the PSC decided against the negative citation, concerned that such a nding might stymie the companys ability to secure future nancing. But it did require that Water Management Services Inc., owned by Gene Brown, place into escrow about $346,000 in rate increases, plus $300,000 in debt repayments to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. This would be in an account whose withdrawals are subject to approval by PSC staff during the 12 months Brown has to secure the necessary nancing for a multimillion-dollar series of water system improvements, and the subsequent 18 months he has to complete them. Once all the items are placed into service, which includes replacing a deteriorating ground storage tank and a parallel line from the bridge to the water plant, a new automated pumping system, and new lines in the plantation to increase re ow and pressure, there would be a true up of all the costs that could result in refunds from the newly approved rate increase. Rather than go with a twophase approach, in which WMSI would be able to hike its rates only after staff signed off on the completion of the rst phase, the PSC opted for the escrow plan. As it stands now, the company will be able to boost its annual revenues from $1.31 million to $1.78 million, for about a 36 percent rate increase. Erik Sayler, who represented See BROWN A2 LEE BRICE TO HEADLINE SEAFOOD FESTIVAL ERIC WELCH | Special to the TimesYoung country star Lee Brice, whose second album, Hard 2 Love (Curb Records), has rocketed him to the top of the charts, has been selected to headline this falls Florida Seafood Festival. Brice will take the stage on Saturday night, Nov. 3, and is expected to draw a huge crowd to the main stage at Battery Park in Apalachicola. A four-time Academy of Country Music nominee, his highest-charting single, A Woman Like You, reached No. 1 in April. He also had Billboards Top Country Song of 2010 with Love Like Crazy, the title track to his 2010 debut album of the same name. The song spent 56 weeks on the Hot Country Songs chart, peaking at No. 3 and setting a record for the longest run in the charts history. In addition to his own material, he has co-written singles for Garth Brooks, Adam Gregory, the Eli Young Band and Tim McGraw. See ELECTION A11 See SCHOOLS A11Opinion . . . . . . A4 Sports . . . . . . A5 Society . . . . . . A8 Faith . . . . . . . A9 Outdoors . . . . . A10 Tide Chart . . . . A10 Classi eds . . . A13-A15 LEONARD DIETZENschool district labor attorneyMeet the Seahawks Saturday in EastpointThe Franklin County Seahawks football team welcomes everyone to meet this years football teams from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Taylors Supply in Eastpoint. Coaches and players will be conducting a sh and shrimp fry sale, washing cars and selling the annual Touchdown cards. The home preseason jamboree will be at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at Mikel Clark Sports Complex. Go Seahawks!Islands 5K Sizzler set for SaturdayThe 15th annual St. George Island Sizzler 5K race and One Mile Fun Run will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, on St. George Island. The race bene ts the Franklin County Humane Society. Race-day registration starts at 4 p.m. at Lighthouse Park, with a fee of $30. Post race party is at the Lighthouse Pavilion. The Fun Run is slated for 7 p.m. and the 5K at 7:30 p.m. Awards will be given. For more info, visit www. stgeorgeislandsizzler.com, call 509-2191 or email info@ StGeorgeIslandSizzler.com.Festival of Ice to be Saturday in ApalachOn Saturday, Aug. 11, Main Street Apalachicola will continue the monthlong Water Street Festival of Ice, downtown, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact info@ historicapalachicola.com.Franklin Countys Oldest VisitorsAt 2 p.m. Aug. 16, there will be a presentation called Sea Turtles, Franklin Countys Oldest Visitors, by the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve and the St. George Island Volunteer Turtlers at ANERR, 1008 Island Drive in Eastpoint. For information, call 670-7700 or visit www. SeaTurtlesAtRisk.org.Summer bingo on the islandEvery Tuesday, come to St. George Island for Summer Bingo at the Jay Abbott Fire Station, 324 E. Pine Ave., at 7 p.m. Just 25 cents a card. 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LocalA2 | The Times Thursday, August 9, 2012 the Of ce of Public Counsel, the consumer watchdog arm of the agency, argued strongly against the escrow arrangement, which was supported by Brown and his attorney, Martin Friedman. Sayler charged Brown had shown a penchant for failing to comply in past years with promised improvements and called the escrow plan an 11th hour request that could have been proposed nine days earlier, when staff recommendations for the two-phase approach rst emerged. We have a number of questions about doing this on the y, Sayler said. Who monitors the day-today running of it? But the PSC commissioners each supported the plan, as voiced by Lisa Edgar, the longest-serving member of the commission. It does have signi cant protections for customers, she said. I do not believe we are making a decision on the y. The PSC spent considerable time discussing whether to reduce Browns salary and bene ts by more than $44,000 for managerial imprudence. The staff recommendation stemmed from its analysis of a July 2011 cash ow audit that said Brown had moved about $1.2 million out of the utility as cash advances for nonutility purposes since 2003. In an Aug. 1 written response, which he reiterated at the hearing, Brown said these monies were accumulated investments in his associated companies over the past 38 years and that he had acted in customers best interests after having to borrow and spend about $7 million to relocate the water lines to the new St. George Island bridge. He denied his actions cost rate-payers an additional $928,000 in interest on a $6 million DEP loan, as PSC staff had alleged. Brown stressed that all monies had been accounted for correctly in Account 123, the source of the $1.2 million out ow. The $928,071 in interest can never be passed on, or borne by WMSIs ratepayers, he said. That interest will have to be paid by me, my family and my associated companies, all of whom have personally endorsed the DEP note. Brown argued that by extending the amortization of the DEP loan from 20 to 30 years, he had saved ratepayers between $600,000 and $2.4 million over what the PSC staff would have had him do. I do not see why the ratepayers should complain, and I certainly do not see how this is a case of imprudence or bad management so as to justify a reduction in my compensation of over $40,000 per year, he said. Just like household nance, you always keep your low-interest debt and pay off high-interest debt rst, assuming all debt cannot be paid at once. Brown stressed that while the utility has received about $16.2 million revenues over the past 11 years, its debt has grown for $1.4 million to $8 million, I have to pay that, he said. Ive had to come up with all that money. In the end, the PSC voted to reduce Browns salary by just $15,000, without specifying why, and allowed for the difference to be taken out of operations and maintenance funds. The hearing was attended by about two dozen of WMSIs water customers, with six of them addressing the PSC, beginning with Mason Bean, representing the St. George Island Civic Club. Also speaking were Rick Watson, representing the Plantation Homeowners Association; Don Murray, Newt Colston and Ed Aguiar, all active with the newly formed SGI Water Cooperative Inc.; and Pinki Jackel, the county commissioner who represents the island. Each speaker handled a different area of the lengthy staff analyses and rate proposals led over the last few years. Each voiced concern about Browns management of the company, questioning issues such as WMSI missing a loan payment to DEP, the amount of money it plans to pay for seven lots on which to place the new groundwater storage tank and the increase of hookup fees to new homeowners, which are set to rise from $1,000 to $5,310. The ratepayers have no con dence improvements will be made at a reasonable price in a reasonable amount of time, Watson said. (Brown) has a past full of questionable behavior, charged Aguiar, who said there had been an apparent siphoning off of funds and that the citizens requests for transparency from WMSI of cials had been ignored or delayed. The speakers questioned what they said were secretive talks the company commenced earlier this year with the city of Carrabelle for that municipality to buy the companys assets for $15 million. Those talks since have broken down over the purchase price, but islanders remain concerned that if a city like Carrabelle were to buy the company, it no longer would be regulated by the PSC and islanders no longer would have a say in any rate hike proceedings. In his remarks to the PSC, Brown was harshly critical of Saylers actions, alleging the OPC had perpetuated a Big Lie narrative that alleged Brown stole $1.2 million from his customers so WMSI is unable to pay its debts and is no longer a going concern, implying the company might have to be sold at a forced sale. This new narrative, which is being now repeated by people on St. George Island, is consistent with the publically announced goal of a new group on the island that is trying to buy the water company for less than its appraised value, Brown said. Their obvious strategy is to force the rates down, trash the management of WMSI and make it impossible for WMSI to obtain nancing and survive as a going concern so they can take over the water company for less than it is worth. Brown alleged Sayler is working closely with the OPCs clients on the island, even going so far as to thwart a potential loan by Fidelity Bank to WMSI by calling up bank loan of cers and pressing them for information on the loan deal. When I asked the banker what Erik Sayler had said to him, the banker replied that Mr. Sayler was not positive, emphasizing the not. Brown wrote. Gail Riegelmayer, a spokesman for SGI Water Cooperative, said in an interview Monday that Browns allegations against her group were untrue. We formed a task force for the sole purpose of looking into the Carrabelle purchase. We needed to organize ourselves, she said. We formed a task force that was for that purpose, and we wanted to explore other options. Were still in that phase of just trying to decide where we go from here, Riegelmayer said. The whole thing was about Carrabelle, not taking over his company. Brown did respond favorably to one suggestion by the islanders: that the $400,000 he planned to spend on seven lots adjacent to the water plant may have a price tag well in excess of what they are worth today. We heard that, and we are looking into that. You have to gure in hydraulics, and inconvenience, he said. Were going to look at other land, and if we can nd land that is less expensive, thats still suitable, well buy that. We may be able to buy this land cheaper. Im not trying to waste money on land. He said hed be happy to sell it to people on the island but that nobodys talked to me seriously about it. Im not going to sell it for less than its worth, and Im not going to be forced out of it, said Brown, 71. He said he had no plans to challenge the PSCs decision last week, but would do so if the OPC forces his hand. Im running the numbers now, and my inclination is to live with what weve got and move forward, he said. My attitude right now is to try to move on and get this project and try to make the blanket t the bed with what Ive got. If the OPC doesnt protest I probably wont either, he said, noting that going to a full hearing would add a great deal more to the rate case expense. $5,000,000 $4,500,000 $4,000,000 $3,500,000 $3,000,000 $2,500,000 $2,000,000 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 $0 BROWN from page A1 The Big Bend Area Health Education Center (Big Bend AHEC) is offering FREE tobacco cessation classes in Franklin County and throughout the Big Bend region. We know the challenges you face. We will help you develop the tools to succeed and we will provide the support you need. 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LocalThe Times | A3Thursday, August 9, 2012By LOIS SWOBODA653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com At the Aug. 1 county commission meeting, Commissioner Noah Lockley questioned registration procedures for the upcoming shelling program, which will be larger than in previous years. Director of Administrative Services Alan Pierce had reported the Franklin County Seafood Workers Association planned a reshelling project for three consecutive Fridays: Aug. 10, 17 and 24. President Shannon Hartseld said the FCSWA planned to use all 360 boats that had signed up to work on the rst two days of shelling. The work is slated from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eighty additional loads will be carried Aug. 24. Lockley told Harts eld that not everyone who wished to shell had a chance to sign up. Harts eld said he began signing up people to shell during the rst meeting after he assumed of ce and that the deadline to register to shell was the July 30 meeting. He said workers had the opportunity to sign up at 10 regular association meetings and two emergency meetings. The deadline to sign up for the program was advertised in both the newspaper and on the radio, he noted. These rules are the ones that yall agreed on, and were stuck to em, Harts eld said. We have not changed any of the rules for anybody. Commissioner Cheryl Sanders said, Yall have had a great response. Chairwoman Pinki Jackel agreed. Thats about the biggest turnout youve had, isnt it? This was the biggest response ever, Harts eld said. Before, there was less than 200. The last meeting was packed. But Lockley disagreed. This is not a big response, he said. The other night he signed up 75 people and we needed to have 200 people signed up, and hes going to cut it off. Sanders asked Lockley if he was having a problem with the FCSWA. Lockley replied there were more people who wished to sign up and people had been told they had to pay to participate. Sanders disagreed. That was a long time ago at the rst meeting, she said. Harts eld said the information that no fee was necessary to register for shelling had been run in the newspaper twice. Mr. Lockley, when you called and asked me to put your name on the list, I tried to explain to you that you were breaking the rules. Thats why youre mad at me, Harts eld said. Im not mad at you. You aint doing it right, Lockley said. Ive asked for yalls guidance from day one, Hartseld responded. I couldnt put you on the list and not do anybody else. Sanders said she believed the discussion should stop. Im going to be very vocal on this, she said, emphasizing her words with broad gestures. We have rules we live by in this country. You had 10 meetings and two emergency meetings. Every time before you had a meeting, you come up on this podium and you told us Im having x meeting on this date. Now if anybody, Noah Lockley or anybody, did not sign up, it was not because you didnt give them due and proper notice, and I think to try and bend the rules for people who did not take and go and sign up, thats wrong. I want to thank the seafood workers association for helping the people out, she said. I am 100 percent behind it. Total budget for the project is $112,000, Pierce said, with $100,000 to pay for 800 boatloads going to participants, $7,500 going to the FCSWA to provide monitoring and guidance during the project, and $4,500 for an operator to move the shells and load the boats. Pierce said the agreedupon price per boatload of shells is $125. Jackel said 95 percent of the money spent on shelling will remain in the county and provide a boost to the general economy. The rst day of shelling will be staged from Eastpoint, with carried to Cat Point. On Aug. 17, the boats will be loaded with shells at Lombardi Park west of Apalachicola, and carried to Hagans Flats. The boats will depart Aug. 24 from Eastpoint and carry shells to Cat Point. Pierce said the proposed 360 loads per day was almost twice the number of loads usually attempted. He said the board last month authorized a check for $30,000 to pay for the rst day, but that amount would have to be increased to $50,000. The board voted unanimously to increase the check amount. Lockley questions process for shelling programDAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesOystermen work the Apalachicola Bay.

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OpinionA4 | The Times Publisher: Rick Martin 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, August 9, 2012Make cuts, dont increase taxesThe following is an open letter to the county commissioners, on costsaving ideas for the 201213 budget. The Save Our Homes constitutional amendment has shielded homesteaded individuals from taxable increases as property values went up. Many residents now have signicant spreads between the just value of their homes and the assessed value. This has caused many properties to continue to see a 3 percent increase in their taxable value even as the real value of their homes has plummeted. This year, seniors, the poor, people on xed incomes and others will likely see 14 to 22 percent increases in their tax bills should the current millage rate increase of 24 percent stand. Commissioners have taken a good rst step in directing the clerk of court to provide costcutting ideas for the board to consider. Several of those suggestions deserve close scrutiny and appear to be reasonable and proper. The board of the Concerned Citizens of Franklin County, Inc.(CCFC) would like to suggest the following additional items be considered to further reduce the budget. Fairness to all mandates means difcult choices this year. Suggested budget adjustments: 1. The county has lent millions to Weems Hospital in past years with no repayment. We suggest the hospital make a token annual payment of $50,000 to recognize that loan and demonstrate to the citizens of Franklin County that everyone is accountable. 2. Constitutional ofces have largely been left out of signicant budget cutting over the past four years. We suggest the clerk of court, tax collector, property appraiser and sheriff cut 4 percent out of their budget request for a total savings of approximately $246,000. 3. Verify that the Medicaid money of approximately $33,000 will not have to be returned to the state and delete that line item from the budget. 4. The countys health care spending for employees is extraordinarily high due to admitted overuse and census issues. Our insurance rates are set by two primary drivers: the census of those to be covered, i.e. how old and how healthy our covered individuals are, and the utilization of those services. By keeping retirees (over age 65) on the countys insurance who have other health options that are often less expensive and sometimes with better benets, we shoot ourselves in the foot. By seeking plans that have articially low deductibles, co-pays and other high-cost benets, we encourage overutilization and ever higher premiums. We believe that Plan C from the clerks cost cutting ideas is the appropriate plan to select. In addition, the county can subsidize retiree Medigap and/ or Advantage plans for those who qualify for Medicare, saving signicant money, and still delivering excellent health care to retirees. To address overutilization by employees, employees must participate nancially so they understand the cost of overusing their healthcare benets. We suggest employees pay a small amount of their premiums. The total savings from undertaking all elements mentioned above would exceed $200,000, not including the premium saving of going with Plan C which the clerks ofce believes would save the county $98,000 by itself. 5. Several employees are double dipping on their health insurance while covered by other county, state and federal agencies. With insurance for one person costing $8,000 a year, this abuse must stop. At a recent budget workshop with the school district, one board member decried this practice in which several board members were in fact covered by two different government agencies. The CCFC appreciates that the board faces competing priorities. Frequently missing from the debate, though, are the wants and needs of our citizens, drowned out by the inghting of this or that department or ofce with their own needs that frequently scream dire consequences should their budget be cut. Ultimately, running a county is not that much different from running a business. At the end of the day, the books must be balanced and customers served. Let us never forget who that customer is (the citizens of this county) and keep them front and center as we make the hard choices. Finally, every year we watch spending go through the roof in the last three months of each scal year as many departments or ofces rush to spend those unspent funds rather than turn the excess back in. Weve seen constitutional ofcers give bonuses on the last week of the scal year. Hard-working county employees are the elite of this county. They have the best jobs and benets. I wish everyone could have the same pay and benets as they do. Unfortunately, other businesses lack the ability to tax to make up whatever budget they want to have. Too many of your constituents are becoming more and more aware of the disparity between what they make and what you make. You have become the 1 percent. Please consider keeping the 2012-13 budget to a level that will require no net increase in taxes. Too many of our citizens are on the edge and dont need to be pushed over it by a budget not in sync with the reality of the times.Allan FeiferConcerned Citizens of Franklin County, Inc.Carroll will make a great sheriffI would like to say a few words about Cliff Carroll. A true preacher is called by God. A true teacher is also called to teach, and I believe a true police ofcer is called to serve. It is my belief Cliff is one of these people. From the age of 19, he answered this call. He has devoted his life to it. He has raised his children to believe in it. His wife, Ivanhoe, has always been behind him 100 percent, even when it has called him away in the middle of a family function. Early in his career he was hurt by those in ofce and he had to pursue his calling in a different area of law enforcement in South Florida, but things dont happen by chance. Cliff was exposed to all functions of law enforcement that gave him the knowledge and experience he needs to make a great sheriff. I believe Cliff Carroll will make a great sheriff for Franklin County. From a mothers heart,Evelyn CarrollMock a man of virtue beyond reproachAfter reading recent letters to the editor, I felt compelled to add my input. Frank Venable is a dear friend of mine, but we will have to agree to disagree in this instance. I have known Mike Mock for almost 30 y ears and have  observed him in virtually every kind of situation. He is a man of honesty, integrity and virtue that is beyond reproach, with an uncanny ability to think clearly in stressful situations. A man who stands for right, even when it is politically incorrect to do so. He is a family man who understands what is really important in life, a man whose value system comes from God and His Word, not what happens to be popular at the moment. Mike is a man who leads by example in every area of his life. Oh, that we could have public servants like Mike Mock at every level of government in America today, instead of the pawns and politicians that inhabit most of these ofces! Mike is a man who I admire greatly and would trust with my very life.Ray TyreCarrabelleFWC safety checks ignored real problemsLast weekend was the C-quarters King Fish Shootout and the city was busting with folks spending money and helping out our sluggish economy here and its greatly appreciated (and needed). First let me state that I have not had a speeding ticket or FWCtype violation in more than 35 years so there in no grudge here. But something needs to be done with some of the folks over at FWC. They are getting way out of hand. Here is what sparked this letter. While fishermen were out looking for bait the two or three days before the tournament, they were constantly checked by FWC. Some were checked every day. OK, I can see that is what they do and they are doing their job. But the first day of the tournament, an FWC officer was out running our state property at wide open throttle out pass S tower and stopping these $200,000 and $300,000 boats for safety checks. He was checking every boat he could find out 30 and 40 miles offshore. Who is this officer? But here is the real kicker. While this nut (see officer) was out wasting our tax money 40 miles offshore, an intoxicated sailboat captain (under sail) ran into the Miss Baby (Russells Dog Island ferry boat). When the FWC office on Timber Island was called to assist in this event, they were told the office was not staffed that day. Another boat from Virginia, clearly overloaded with 11 people in an 18-foot Carolina Skiff, was running up and down the river at half-throttle and pushing a large wake and causing a lot of boat rocking. Where is the FWC when you need them? In the evening, when the tournament boats were coming in the river, the FWC was set up there and pulling over boats for safety checks. Now one would think that the city of Carrabelle and/or Franklin County elected officials would have talked to the FWC and explained that these visitors to our city and county are here as guests and we appreciate the time and money they will spend here. I would think that a lot of them will think about the harassment they received here and choose to go somewhere else. I really dont blame them. As a resident of Franklin County I am ashamed of our law enforcement here. Something needs to be done with these out-ofcontrol ofcers.Chuck WheelerWow, the summer is roaring along. June and July were consumed with planning and execution of the Summer Reading Program, but just as the dust settles, we have the Festival of Ice weekend in Gorrie Square coming up August 25. And just a month later will be the second annual Authors in Apalach on Friday, Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. 29. The librarys contributions to the Water Street Festival of Ice are in the planning stages, but we have been in touch with Robin Ingram, daughter of Faith Whiteside Bingham. Ingram has worked on a book on the familys Apalachicola Ice and Canning Company, Inc. which lasted from 1885-1930 on Water Street in Apalach. Robin has completed the book and will be here for the festivities. One of our favorite guests, Vivian Sherlock has also been invited. Her book, The Fever Man is still a favorite on the story of Dr. John Gorrie, one of our most famous Apalachicola residents. A reception will be held at the library in the late afternoon. We hope you will come by and see our extensive Florida collection and hear about Apalachicolas ice history. The Tourist Development Council has not announced funding for the grants program, but PALS, the Friends of the Apalachicola Municipal Library, is already planning a repeat of our event featuring local authors, and one special featured author. This year we are pleased to have invited Jeff Shaara of Tallahassee, whose books regularly appear on the New York Times Best Sellers list. He has written a dozen historical ction volumes on American wars, including the Revolutionary, Mexican and Civil wars, and World War I and II. Folks also remember his fathers book Killer Angels, which won the Pulitzer Prize and was the basis for the movie Gettysburg. This two-day event will begin with a candlelight dinner in Trinity Churchs Benedict Hall. Along with remarks by the author, we will have Civil War music, and maybe we can get a few people to come in period costumes. The ticket price has been tentatively set at $50 per person. Please let your Shaara fan friends know, so we can raise some money for this always cash-strapped library. Saturday will feature local authors from around the county and beyond. We had more than 15 last year. They sell their books, talk about writing and generally engage the attendees. The afternoon brings panel discussions and Shaaras talk. Concluding the day is a reception, hopefully again at the Orman House State Park. All these plans are still tentative. Please be in touch if you would like to participate as a writer, performer or volunteer. More soon. Caty Greene is the librarian for the Apalachicola Municipal Library. To reach her, call 653-8436. JEffFF SHaa AARaA@THE LIBRaARY Caty GreeneAuthor to heat up Ice Festival USPS 027-600Published every Thursday at 129 Commerce St. Apalachicola, FL 32329 Letters to the EEDITORSpecial to the TimesHome BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: HOMB), parent company of Centennial Bank, on July 18 announced second quarter earnings of $15.5 million, or $0.55 diluted earnings per common share, compared to $12.9 million of net income available to common shareholders, or $0.45 diluted earnings per common share for the same quarter in 2011. The company increased its second quarter net income by $2.6 million or 20.3 percent for the three months ended June 30, 2012 compared to the same period of the previous year. Because acquisitions are growth and capital management strategies, earnings excluding amortization of intangibles after-tax are useful in evaluating the company. Diluted earnings per common share excluding intangible amortization for the second quarter of 2012 was $0.57 compared to $0.46 for the same period in 2011. I am exceptionally proud of our second quarter results, as our company was able to once again boost our quarterly earnings to new highs, said John Allison, chairman. Not only was this signicantly the most protable quarter in the companys history, but we also reported improvements in our non-performing non-covered loans and assets, record net interest income, plus a 252 basis point improvement in our core efciency ratio from the second quarter of 2011 to the second quarter of 2012.Centennial Bank parent posts record earnings

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The Times | A5Thursday, August 9, 2012 (Pd.Pol.Ad.) BOOK LAUNCH Friday, August 17th, 4:00pm 6:00pm Downtown Books67 Commerce Street Apalachicola Editors note: Franklin County High School Athletic Director Josh Wright has written the following letter regarding the districts recent decision to cancel the middle school sports program. As you know, this has been a very challenging past few years in regards to our budget crunch. For the past year, the district has been unable to provide any nancial support of any our middle school sports regarding coaching supplements, equipment, supplies or uniforms. Middle school sports competed last season in football, volleyball, basketball and baseball. All of these sports, with the exception of football, lost revenue for their perspective internal programs. With the last years elimination of coaching supplements for all middle school sports, a cut of $24,500, we then asked varsity assistants and/or volunteers to pick up the slack for the 2011-12 school year. The end result is that these teams were left without the resources necessary to be successful in terms of records or player development. Even though we made considerable cuts across the board last year, we were faced to make even more cuts this year. With the elimination of middle school sports, we are able to reduce the total number of bus trips, from 116 last year to 94 this upcoming year. This is a reduction of nearly 20 percent of district level travel expenses as it relates to athletic transportation. We are hopeful that at some point, with an economic upswing, we will be able to once again provide middle school coaching supplements, transportation, uniform rotation and middle school sports. As for now, studentathletes in middle school will have the recreational leagues to service their development and the possibility of making a junior varsity or varsity team rosters. Franklin County had junior varsity programs last season in volleyball and softball and might develop junior varsity programs this year in basketball and baseball if the participation level is high enough. We will encourage any seventhor eighth-graders who dont have the option of playing recreation league football to try out for the varsity program. I understand the frustration regarding the energy, enthusiasm and direction that dedicated teacher and community volunteers have given these programs. I truly hope that we can creatively secure a positive experience for our student athletes. JOESLAWN CARE 850.323.0741JOES_LAWN@YAHOO.COM SportsAD clari es middle school sports policyThe Florida Debs got a huge sendoff last week as they headed to the Dixie Softball World Series in Powhatan, Va. A large contingent of the county athletes gathered in Carrabelle at the crack of dawn on Aug. 2 to send the girls and their families off to the competition, set to begin Saturday afternoon. Pastor Ron Barks offered a prayer for success as the girls and their families joined hands. County Commissioner Cheryl Sanders was in attendance for the sendoff, which continued on as sheriffs deputy Carl Whaley and Carrabelle police of cer Amber Richards accompanied the queue to the county line. The girls and their families stayed in Fayetteville, N.C., for a night before heading on to their Saturday afternoon opener in Virginia, where they fell 4-2 in seven innings against the host team from Powhatan. We simply had an off day, Coach Kevin Newell said. We did not hit at all. Morgan Newell opened the afternoon on the mound, and pitched four innings before giving way to reliever Chena Segree in the fourth and fth innings. Newell came back to the mound in the nal two innings. Both pitchers gave up two runs to Powhatan. Newell helped her cause by going 3 for 3 at the plate, hitting a pair of triples and a single, for a pair of runs batted in. That was the only hits Team Florida had. We were much better but played bad, the coach said. The Franklin County squad, which won the state title last month, squared up Sunday morning against Tennessee, which had fallen to Alabama on Saturday. We came out on re, Newell said. Morgan Mock, Maddie Newell, Morgan Newell all had hits in the rst inning to load the bases, but with three consecutive ground balls that never left the ineld, we would only score one run in the rst. Chena Segree started on the mound and pitched ve innings. She pitched great, the coach said. She gave up four walks and four earned runs. The other three runs came off of an error in the out eld. Mock, Maddie Newell, Morgan Newell and Anna Lee each went 1 for 3 at the plate, with Segree and Ally Millender going 2 for 3. Again, we were the better team, but just did not bat well, Newell said. Ten players left on base is not going to win you many games. By David Adlerstein DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesLEFT: The Debs Ashley Carroll signs a giant poster at the BP station. RIGHT: Carrabelle police of cer Amber Richards shows where her heart lies.Florida Debs fall at World Series

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LocalA6 | The Times Thursday, August 9, 2012 Lance Mayers FICF Area Manager Phone: (850) 769-9212 lamayers@woodmen.org FRANKLIN COUNTY PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION WORKSHOP & MEETINGThe Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at Alligator Point. LOCATION: Mission By The Sea Church 772 Alligator Drive Alligator Point, FL 32346 WORKSHOP TIME: 6:00 P.M. The Workshop will be available to all of the public and will be to discuss the South Shoals PUD amendment Southwest Cape PUD and Re-Plat. REGULAR MEETING TIME: 6:30 P.M. The Regular Meeting will be to discuss all other agenda items that will need a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners which is also open to the public. For more information please contact the Franklin County Planning Department, Amy Kelly at 850-653-9783, Ext. 167. AMENDED WORKSHOP MEETING NOTICE(This notice is to amended to change the time and location of the workshop begins from 6 p.m. to 5 p.m.)FRANKLIN COUNTY PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION WORKSHOP & MEETING The Franklin County Planning and Zoning Commission will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at Alligator Point. LOCATION: Alligator Point Fire Department 1348 Alligator Drive Alligator Point, FL 32346 WORKSHOP TIME: 5:00 P.M. The Workshop will be available to all of the public and will be to discuss the South Shoals PUD amendment Southwest Cape PUD and Re-Plat. REGULAR MEETING TIME:5:30 P.M. The Regular Meeting will be to discuss all other agenda items that will need a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners which is also open to the public. For more information please contact the Franklin County Planning Department, Amy Kelly at 850-653-9783, Ext. 167. 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This will be the last class offered this year in Port St. Joe. For more information, call Brenda Burkett at 227-9670, ext. 5507.Social media workshop Wednesday at chamberAre you using social media to advance your business? Nielsen ratings estimate social media sites and blogs reach 80 percent of all active U.S. Internet users, and 65 percent of adult Internet users say they use a social-networking site. Studies also show 45to 54-year-olds are the fastest growing segment in social media users. Dont know where to start? Christine Urbane with the Small Business Development Center will be at the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce of ce Aug. 15 to do a hands-on workshop on social media. She will go over the basics of how to create a Facebook page using the new timeline; how to gain fans, friends and likes for your page; how to create, post and share events; how to create photo albums for your events; and how to share links. She also will take appointments for one-to-one counseling for half-hour sessions throughout the afternoon for business owners who want to discuss business ideas, challenges, marketing, etc. Register by clicking on the event at http:// clients. oridasbdc.org/events.aspx.Second Beach Cleanup planned WednesdayCaitlin Smith will host her second annual Beach Cleanup from 8-10 a.m. Aug. 15. Participants will meet at Sometimes Its Hotter, 112 E. Gulf Beach Drive, which, after the event, will serve refreshments to the volunteers. Caitlins Cleanup is to remind people to aid marine life by minimizing the amount of trash on the beach, and to help attract more visitors by having a clean beach, which would be more inviting without empty bottles, broken glass and cigarette butts. During last years cleanup, 25 volunteers picked up almost 50 bags of trash weighing more than 400 pounds. The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriffs Of ce. Arrests in this report were made by of cers from the Apalachicola Police Department (APD) and Franklin County Sheriffs Of ce (FCSO). All defendants are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.July 31Charley S. Petty, 41, Eastpoint, possession of paraphernalia (FCSO)Aug. 2Joseph L. Swinney, Jr., 48, Apalachicola, violation of probation (FCSO) Larodo Rogers, 31, Carrabelle, violation of probation (FCSO)Aug. 3Dewey Jackson Williams, Jr., 19, Carrabelle, burglary of a structure, dealing in stolen property and petit theft (FCSO) Gregory S. Finley, 39, Apalachicola, domestic battery and Walton County warrant for violation of probation (APD)Aug. 4Joseph W. Sapp, 48, Eastpoint, violation of probation (FCSO)Aug. 5Joseph E. Hunnings, 32, Apalachicola, domestic battery (FCSO) James C. Yon, 46, Eastpoint, disorderly intoxication (FCSO)Aug. 6Alton L. Roberson, 69, Eastpoint, resisting arrest without violence and trespass after warning (FCSO) Andrew L. Butler, 40, Eastpoint, Bay County warrant for failure to appear (FCSO) Kathleen Henriksson, 53, Apalachicola, aggravated battery great bodily harm (FCSO) Arrest REPORT News BRIEFS

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LocalThe Times | A7Thursday, August 9, 2012By TOM McLAUGHLIN Daily News OKALOOSA ISLAND Representatives from eight Northwest Florida counties labeled disproportionally affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill declared last month their intention to keep as much control as possible over millions in RESTORE Act funds. Regional officials agreed to work with Gov. Rick Scotts office to establish parameters for deciding how to capture and spend two large pots of money available to the state under the act. But they made it clear to representatives of the Florida Association of Counties that Northwest Florida insists on playing a significant role in the decision-making process. A lot of work went into this to make sure these counties had input in this, Okaloosa County Commission Chairman Don Amunds told a packed room July 26 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center. We need to play nice and get along, but we just dont want to say, okay, whatever you want to do is fine. The state will have the most say in spending two of the four pots of dollars heading to Florida after a fine is determined for parties responsible for the oil spill. Those two pots each will hold 30 percent of the total RESTORE Act dollars after a BP fine is settled, and will be split among Florida and neighboring states, based on competitive bids or allocated according to impact. Florida will have far less say in how a third 35 percent of the funds are spent. That money will go directly from Washington, D.C., to the eight disproportionately affected counties. County officials also decided to tweak the funding formula for the money coming directly to Northwest Florida to include the spills impact on regional fisheries. My fisheries in Franklin County have been devastated, said Franklin County Commissioner Joseph Smokey Parrish. Theres no shrimp in the bay. Our crabs are down, our oysters are down. We havent had shrimp in two years. Gulf County Commissioner Bill Williams, president of the Florida Association of Counties, told county commissioners Aug. 1 that the eight counties are working very hard to stay together and figure not just our own individual destiny but what were going to do as a region. These dollars can be spent both environmentally and economically. Smokey (Parrish) has asked me to really reach out to your fishermen, Williams said. I understand that in Franklin County a lot of people have not been paid or have had a lot of bogging issues. He said the new claims procedure will streamline the process of applying for funds in part because the program will be administered by the court. Williams said he met with the new program director Pat Juneau, a Slidell, La. lawyer, in New Orleans. I believe his heart is in making our communities whole through our folks, he said. Hes sitting on billions of dollars and the tragedy will be if we dont get the word out. Williams said fishermen and businesses can apply to cover business and individual economic losses, vessel physical damage, charter payments and coastal real estate. He also said 300 accountants are working two shifts to administer funds, with Juneaus goal to settle claims in 30 to 45 days. In addition, Williams said FBI personnel are investigating fraudulent claims. There will be workshops in the future to teach Franklin County residents how to apply for the court administered funds and Juneau will personally travel to the county to participate in workshops at some point, said Williams, noting the deadline for claims to be filed is April 22, 2014. He said people and businesses that applied through Feinberg and were denied or received funds can reapply unless they signed the final release in the non-suit scenario. People filing with Juneau will not need to resubmit all their data, but must fill out a new form to be eligible. Filers who use an accountant will have accounting fees paid by BP. There are numerous businesses in our county that have not been compensated in a timely fashion, said Parrish. I think the RESTORE Act has the potential to put Gulf County and Franklin County back on the map, said Williams. This is about economic diversity; This could be a way to change how we make our living. He said he could not predict when the funds would be available but he believes the settlement will be soon. FREEHAIR CUTS FOR KIDS K 12Monday August 13th from 10-4 Come see Dorothy, Brandi & MirandaFREEMINI MANICURES WITHANDREAFROM 10-4& 130 Avenue F Apalachicola, FL (850) 653.2255 CONDOS FOR LONG TERM RENT ON SGI!$1400 and up/month with one year lease Fully Furnished Upscale 2 and 3 BR condos for rent in downtown St. George Island. Across the street from the beach, too many upgrades to list. Walk to restaurants, shopping, and nightlife! Call today to reserve your new home on SGI. 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Paid for by William Massey for County Commission, District 5 (Pd.Pol.Ad.) I am William Massey; Also known as: Little William. I am candidate for County Commissioner, District 5.I was born and raised in Carrabelle and, am married to Denise Walden Massey of, 30 years. We reside in Carrabelle. I am seeking this ofce because, I feel as if it is time for, A breath of fresh air. Its time for a change! Being born and raised here, I have a deep love and many ideas for our beautiful Franklin County. I think every community in the County is as important as the next one. Looking at county business, I dont think this portion of my district has gotten its fair share, of grants and improvements.I will do everything possible I can to help you, in my district to get your share of improvements.I will always be available to you to discuss any issues. I will be your voice! And, if elected, I will strive to do what YOU THE PEOPLE of my district want.Thank you, William Massey Panhandle wary of state tampering with BP funds SMOKEY PARRISH BILL WILLIAMSThere will be workshops in the future to teach Franklin County residents how to apply for the court administered funds and Juneau will personally travel to the county to participate in workshops at some point.Bill Williams Gulf County Commissioner and President of the Florida Association of Counties ...................................................................................My sheries in Franklin County have been devastated. Theres no shrimp in the bay. Our crabs are down, our oysters are down. We havent had shrimp in two years.Smokey Parrish Franklin County Commissioner THE APALACHICOLA TIMESFIND US ON FACEBOOK @ApalachTimesFOLLOW US ON TWITTER

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By DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com An accomplished playwright, familiar with comedy, plans to strike a more serious note, as his newest work, The Family Portrait, is set to premier at the Dixie Theater. Barry Hands two-act drama, featuring a cast of seven, all local performers, will take the stage at 7 p.m. Aug. 17-18 at the Dixie. This is absolutely not a comedy, Hand said. Its a highly energized drama with suspense, secrets and revelations. Hands talents with playwriting date back when he was a sophomore at Apalachicola High School and have blossomed over the years with his writing of 13 plays. This latest work, written in 2010, takes on the more serious themes of unforgiveness, manipulation and frustration and is set in the 1950s, at the home of the late Cecil Lane, in an unnamed American town. The 50s and the 60s are intriguing to me personally because I am a history buff, Hand said. I wanted to tease my mind, I wanted to challenge my mind. Presently the pastor of Apalachicolas Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Hands Christian faith has inspired his creativity, but it wont be front and center like one of his Sunday sermons. Instead, Hand has shown a knack for weaving his message with subtlety as he draws threedimensional characters in the show, which he also directs. When it came time to cast the play, Hand said he turned to people who he had observed in their roles in the Franklin County community. By knowing them and their personalities, and believing how they could make the characters come alive, I called them up. Some wanted to read the script rst, and some trusted my expertise, he said. I feel humbled and blessed to have this cast. One actress destined for a part was Hands younger sister, Alisa Hand Hendels, who portrays Plasy, the trusted housekeeper of Vera Lane, the widow of Cecil Lane and matriarch of the family. Hands sister rst appeared in his plays when she was in the eighth grade, and for the past 27 years has been in all of her older brothers works. Liz Sisung, one of the countys most accomplished actresses, portrays Vera Lane, who hosts a gathering at her home to stage a family portrait. But it turns out to be anything but, said Hand, offering no further hints. Appearing as Roy, Lanes son who has traveled home for the portrait, is Adam Cannon, youth pastor of the Apalachicola St. George Island United Methodist Church Cooperative Parish. Apalachicola artist and shopkeeper Katie McFarland portrays Roys wife, Carol. A second member of the local clergy, Craig Hicks, pastor of Apalachicolas Living Waters Assembly of God, assumes the role of the Lanes family physician, Dr. Watkins. Rounding out the cast are Trina Ford as Mary Alice, Plasys sister, and Maranda Moses as Mona, a young woman with an illness. Hand said nothing in the show is off-limits to children but cautioned much of the shows impact might be lost on the younger set. They would not be able to comprehend the plot and subject line, he said. The show, which runs about 90 minutes, also features original music and lyrics written and performed by Hand. Cannon, Moses and Ford all are part of the singing. Sally Crown handles the stage manager duties, with rehearsals ongoing on the stage of the former Apalachicola High School. The show is being produced in conjunction with Mt. Zion Pictures, Hands company, with a future lm now in the works. Tickets for the show, $13 now and $15 at the door, are available at the Dixie box of ce, or by calling 653-3200. By DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com Who needs the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition when you can eye a sailboat full of local ladies in their birthday suits? Well, not entirely nude, but with more than a little skin showing to tantalize the eyes. Franklin Needs Inc., the non-pro t organization dedicated to helping women afford the costs of testing whether they might have breast cancer, has gotten a ve-month head start on 2013. Late last month, the group unveiled its new 2013 calendar, the rst since 2009 when it debuted the concept of scantily, but tastefully, clad ladies sharing their shapes for the ght against cancer. Theres a new line-up of monthly calendar girls, plus a new twist: A complete list of events throughout the year. Thats really important with our calendar. Were trying to promote our county, said Elaine Kozlowsky, president of Franklin Needs. To back that aspect of the outreach to visitors, the Tourist Development Council gave the group a $500 grant. The chamber, Main Street, Panhandle Players, the Dixie, weve got it all in here, Kozlowsky said. Hopefully its going to promote the county in general and will work for the women of this county. This years calendar is dedicated to the late Ruth Schoelles, who died in February 2012 after battling breast cancer for eight years. Schoelles was one of the calendar girls in the 2009 edition. With camera work once again handled by photographer Sue Bull, this years bevy of beauties opens with Miss January, featuring Dixie Partington, co-owner of the Dixie Theatre at, of course, the theatre. February features artist and goldsmith Kristin Anderson at Scipio Creek, while March captures victim advocate Clarice Powell at the Orman House. April has Lavern Smith and Carol Zurawka, both cancer survivors, posing at Carrabelle Beach in a DUKW six-wheeldrive amphibious truck and jeep, courtesy of the Camp Gordon Johnston World war II museum. They brought all the stuff from the museum for us, Kozlowsky said. For May, its Eastpoint beautician Debbie Flowers at the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve in Eastpoint, and for June, the photo is of Terry Kemp, herself a cancer survivor, at the site where she has dedicated so much of her volunteer activities, the St. George Island Lighthouse Park. Cancer survivor Mary Slocum, an active retiree, illustrates July with a photo of her posing at Dr. Julian Bruce St. George Island State Park. August features the Refuge Houses Carol Bar eld at Apalachicolas Riverfront Park, and for September its Carrabelle Cares Tamara Allen at the Carrabelle wharf. The Eastpoint waterfront forms the setting for Miss October, civic activist Anna Carmichael, while Clerk of Courts Marcia Johnson is the model for November, the photo naturally taken at the courthouse. For December, the photo is a composite of the ladies of the 2009 and 2013 calendars, including Margey Oehlert, secretary Glynda Ratliff, Janice Loughridge, vice president Anne Siculiano, member-at-large Liz Sisung, Mel Kelly, Nedra Jefferson, Joyce Estes and Kozlowsky, all taken at the Kozlowsky home in the Magnolia bluff neighborhood of Eastpoint. This years front features the crew of ladies on the deck of the Governor Stone, covered by womens sun hats. Also included in that glamour shot are Treasurer Mary Anne Durrer and member-at-large June Dosik. Last time around, the calendar raised, together with sponsors support, about $54,000 to pay the costs associated with women getting mammograms and ultrasounds. We will give them free testing until they get a diagnosis, Kozlowsky said. But with more than 150 sponsors, about ve times what they had last go-round, Franklin Needs is shooting for an even bigger success, printing 2,500 calendars to start, with each going for a contribution of at least $20, or more if the buyer can manage it. Were hoping well need to print more, Kozlowsky said. We didnt look for money outside of the county. Were totally in the county, for the county. Although this is their biggest annual fundraiser, the 501(c)3 also supplements its fund drive with a cabaret night in October and Titty Tacs, handmade pins donated by Kristin Anderson. In addition, Franklin Needs has its own website, www. forgottencoastclassics.com, created through the generosity of 2k Web Group. Kozlowsky said she is grateful for the publicity support the group has received from FCTV and Oyster Radio. This was all Franklin County that did this. Its not like we this ourselves, she said. Nobody can do anything alone. For more information, visit the website, call 670-1671 or write to Franklin Needs Inc., 55 S. Bayshore Drive, Eastpoint, FL 32328. La Robe Boutique Golden/Lab puppies! Just after tropical storm Debby, 5 Golden Retriever/Yellow Lab puppies were left in the drop pen. They looked like they had barely weathered the storm. Since being with us, they have received the medical care they needed and much TLC. Their coat has ready for adoption! There are 4 females and 1 male waiting for their forever home. Volunteers are desperately needed to socialize all of our dogs and cats. We are always looking for people willing to bring one of our animals into their home to be fostered for various needs. Anytime you can spare would be greatly appreciated. Call Karen at 670-8417 for more details or visit the Franklin County Humane Society at 244 State Road 65 in Eastpoint. You may logon to the website at www. forgottenpets.org to see more of our adoptable pets. PETOFTHEWEEK Franklin County Humane Society animals into their home to be fostered for various needs. Anytime you can spare would be greatly appreciated. Call Karen at 670-8417 for more details or visit the Franklin County Humane Society at 244 State Road 65 in Eastpoint. You may logon to the website at www. forgottenpets.org to see more of our adoptable pets. WE CAN HELP! GOT MOSQUITOES? CALLLOIS AT 653-5857Franklin Countys ONLY LOCALPest Control Company H. JeffVonier for SheriffFranklin County For a better and safer place for your children to grow up in.Dont forget to vote August 14thPd. Pol. Ad.Paid for and approved by H. Jeff Vonier, Sheriff for Franklin County. SocietyA8 | The Times Thursday, August 9, 2012 JARRETT ELLIOT | Special to the TimesJasmine Elliott, daughter of Jarrett Elliott, met American Idol runner-up Lauren Alaina July 31 while in the Piggly Wiggly. Alaina was staying on St. George Island while on a vocal cord rest. She is currently touring with Sugarland. Alaina was in the Piggly Wiggly Monday and was spotted by cashier Maegan Andrews, who asked for a picture, but Alaina said she would rather come back the next day when she could be dressed better, The next day, in the pouring rain, the 17-year-old singing sensation did as promised and came back to have pictures taken. Alainas debut album Wild ower was number two on Billboards Top Country Album chart and number ve on the Billboard Top 200. Hicks, Raf eld to wed SaturdayTogether with their parents, Brandy Lynn Hicks and Ashley Ronald Raf eld request the honor of your presence when they are joined in marriage on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 at 3 p.m. at the Eastpoint Church of God, 379 Avenue A, Eastpoint. A reception at the Eastpoint Firehouse, 24 Sixth St., Eastpoint, will be held immediately following the ceremony. Engagement MEETING AN AMERICAN IDOLHand to dramatize Family Portrait Calendar girls bare bodies to beat cancerSUE BULL | Special to the Times

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The Times | A9Thursday, August 9, 2012 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 Nursery now provided for Sunday Church Service First Pentecostal Holiness Church379 Brownsville Road Apalachicola Were excited about what Gods doing!!!Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 10:45 am Sunday Evening Service 6:00 pm Monday, Youth Group 6:30 pm Wednesday, Royal Rangers, G.A.P.7:00 pm Wednesday Worship & Word 7:30 pmNursery Provided during regular church services 7:00 7:00 First Baptist ChurchSt. George Island 501 E. Bayshore Drive 927-2257 R. Michael Waley, Pastor Join us as we praise and worship the living Christ. Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise. Psalm 145:3 Sunday Bible Study................................................10:00am Worship Praise........................................................11:00am Sunday Night............................................................7:00pm Wednesday Power Hour......................................7:00pm Wednesday Youth at S.P.L.A.S.H.......................7:00pm Walking in Christ R. Michael Whaley, Pastor WELCOMES YOUChurch of the Ascension101 NE First Street CarrabelleSUNDAY10:00 AM WELCOMES YOUChurch THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH (850) 274-4490 (850) 545-2578 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. Sunday Worship Services 8 & 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays Healing Service 11 a.m. Centering Prayer 4 p.m. Emma J. Creamer Evans, daughter of Frank and Della Creamer, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. She was born March 20, 1914. She was preceded in death by her husband, Auther Edward Evans; son, Joseph D. Evans; and her daughter, Opal Cooper. She is survived by her daughters, Louise Fincher, of Beverly Hills, Myrtice Chambers, of Eastpoint, Esther (Edward Harris), of Eastpoint, and Rachel (John L Glass), of Eastpoint; sons, Paul Evans and Aaron Evans, both of Eastpoint; 28 grandchildren; 47 greatgrandchildren; and 36 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at United Baptist Church in Eastpoint, on Monday afternoon, August 5, with the Rev. Bobby Shiver ofciating. Interment followed in Eastpoint Cemetery. Comforter Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.Emma J. Creamer EvansWheres the ag? Somebodys nally got the pole upright, now the ags gone. Give me a call if you know what happened to it. 697-3951. Thanks. Dont forget about breakfast at Chillas Hall this coming Saturday, Aug. 11. Cliff Carroll will be our host. Cliff is a candidate for sheriff of Franklin County. He would be glad to meet you. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. See ya there! Also on Saturday, a group of innercity children from Tallahassee will gather at 2392 Highway 98, Lanark Village, for a picnic and a class on different drums. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Kelleher, and Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Ring will hold the class on the patio/car port. The children will also learn how a kettle drum is made. Later this year, the children will hold a recital for the public. Daniel is a fth-grade teacher at Lillian Ruediger Elementary School in Tallahassee. The doors at Chillas Hall will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14 so you can vote. Be kind to one another, check on the sick and housebound. Got Jesus? Until next time, God bless America, our troops, the poor, homeless and hungry.Camp Meeting 2012The Love Center Church of Apalachicola, 150 10th St., will conclude Camp Meeting 2012: Faith Under Fire at 7 p.m. Friday. Speakers include Pastor Earl Brown tonight and Overseer JoAnn White on Friday. For more information, call 653-2203 or email sliwii@aol.com.First Baptist yard saleThe First Baptist Church Christian School is hosting a follow-up yard sale at 8 a.m. Saturday, rain or shine, on Ninth Street in Apalachicola. For more information, call Ursula Stratton at 6708799.Pre-K open houseThe pre-K Open House will be 2-4 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Franklin County Learning Center cafeteria. A short program will introduce new staff members and share information with parents. Parents and students are invited to visit their classrooms to talk with teachers and staff.FCHS registrationMiddle and high school registration will be 3-6 p.m. Aug. 16 in the Franklin County High School cafeteria. Ninth grade orientation is 1-2 p.m. Aug. 17 in the cafeteria. For more information, call 670-2800, ext. 3103.Womens RetreatThe St. George Island Christian Retreat Center will have a Womens Retreat Aug. 31 to Sept. 3. There is special pricing for groups and individual registrations made on or before Aug. 20. Registration deadline is Aug. 27. Call Amy Howell at 9273818 for more information. Obituaries Faith brBRIefsEFS Tallahassee kids to learn drumming LANArkRK NewsEWSJim Welsh By DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star.com As reliable as the sunrise, Apalachicolas Pentecostal Holiness Church once again soared with its annual Vacation Bible School last week. With its biggest year ever, more than 200 kids took part in the weeklong event, which culminated on Friday with the traditional night of exuberant fun and outdoor activities. Terry Tipton, now in his 16th of the summer program and 12th as director, said together with up to 75 volunteers, one night last week saw more than 300 participants at the Brownsville Road church. This years theme was Sky Everything is possible with God, drawing on the Biblical verse from Mark 10:27. The Bible school always features an elaborate set that brings to life the theme, and this year was no different, with Ola Jean Silva handpainting clouds on an elaborate backdrop that included three-dimensional versions of balloons and airplanes. But compared to some years, this years set was more modest, in part due to a shift in perspective by Tipton after he experienced two vacation Bible schools during mission trips to Ecuador this past year. We scaled back this year. We wanted a clean look, and I thought the stage looked nice, he said. I wanted them to be nice, and I wanted the main focus to be outreach. As always, the nightly school attracted young people from different churches throughout Apalachicola and Eastpoint, helped by a nightly bus that dropped off and picked up kids at the Eastpoint Church of God. Were pretty much maxxed out with space right now, said Tipton. Plus we were ghting bad weather all week. To deliver its message in a fun way that kids can relate to, the schools offered a daily Bible Buddy animated character, with a Bible point that illustrated the point of a larger story from the Bible. On Monday, Pat the Bat taught that No matter who you are, trust God, citing the verse from Samuel 16:7 People judge by outward appearance but the Lord looks at the heart rst. The teaching was then of the Roman ofcer who has faith in Jesus, from Matthew 8:5-13. On Tuesday, it was Orville the Pigs turn to instruct that No matter how you feel, trust God, drawing on the verse Dont let your hearts be troubled; trust in God, from John 14:1. The story told was how Jesus brings Lazarus back to life, from John 11. On Wednesday, Scout the Eagle delivered the message that No matter what people do, trust God, illustrating it with the verse But those who trust in the Lord will nd new strength, they will soar high on wings like eagles, from Isaiah 40:31. The story told was from Matthew 26:36 and 27:31, of how Jesus is arrested and put on trial. Wednesday also was Wacky Wednesday, so the kids could dress up in their zaniest outts. On Thursday, the school shared two lessons, the rst from Apollo the Dragony, who made the point that No matter what happens, trust God by sharing the verse And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from Gods love, from Romans 8:38. The teaching was how Jesus dies and comes back to life, from Matthew 27:32 and 28:20. Also shared was the point made by the Rockette the Chipmunk, that No matter where you are, trust God, and derived from the verse from Joshua 1:9 Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid or discouraged for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. The story told was how Jesus makes a beachside breakfast for his friends, from John 21:1-14. Thursday night also focused on an offering for missions, and raised more than $500 for the churchs mission work in Sucua, Ecuador. A touch of sadness fell on the joyousness of Fridays closing program, as the church proudly dedicated this years Bible school to the memory of Vicky Segree, who served the annual event for 11 years, and to Eva Mae Coatney, who took part for one year. Sister Susan Roach and Tipton presented plaques to the two families. Tipton said he was gratied that so many children have a chance to experience the excitement of Bible school, whose costs are underwritten by the church. He said on the Sunday before the week began, he and others went door-to-door passing out bags with candy and small yers. That afternoon, his telephone rang and it was a little child on the other end of the line, asking what the cost was. I said We dont charge anything, Tipton told the child. Papa, they dont charge anything, the child said to the parent in the background. It just makes it worth it, Tipton said. So many kids wouldnt experience anything like this.Ph H OTOs S b B Y DA A VI I D A A DLERST T EIN IN | The TimesLeft, Enjoying the nal night of Vacation Bible School are, from left, Ella Friedman, Mya Maxwell and Meredith Alford. Right, The set at VBS featured an aerial theme. Below, Trying to get a chocolate chip cookie into their mouths without touching it are, from left, Annah Harris, Ursula Countryman, Cheyenne Davis and Katie Abel. The skys the limit at VBS With its biggest year ever, more than 200 kids took part in the weeklong event. Terry Tipton, VBS director, said together with up to 75 volunteers, one night last week saw more than 300 participants at the Brownsville Road church. Helen Bauknight was born Oct. 23, 1913, in Apalachicola to Mary and Constantine Louis. She passed away Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Carrabelle at the age of 98. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. She is survived by her nieces, Frances Louis Cook and Johelen Louis Hartley; numerous greatnieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Bauknight; parents; and siblings, Catherine, George and Joe. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today, Aug. 9, at St. Patrick Catholic Church with burial in Magnolia Cemetery. Rosary will be said at 10:30 a.m. prior to funeral mass. Kelley Funeral Home, Apalachicola, in charge of arrangements.Helen Bauknight Faith

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Email outdoors news to timesoutdoors @star .com OUTDOORSwww.apalachtimes.comSection Section A King shing Kadel family takes secondBy LOIS SWOBODA653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com The King sh Shootout last weekend gave leukemia research a shot in the arm, and a pair of angling prodigies scored big again. The ninth annual shootout raised $35,000 for the Leukemia Research Foundation and gave 45 boatloads of shermen a weekend of fun. The weather was perfect by all accounts, but the king sh must have been warned because they were in short supply. Team Reel Smoker out of Panacea, shing with boat captain Blake Gardener, took the gold and a check for $5,000 with a 48-pound whopper caught Saturday. The team already holds the record for the tourney with a 53pound monster caught last year. Team BudK captained by Bud Kadel of Thomasville, Ga., took second place Saturday with a 36-pound sh landed by 9-year-old Nic Kadel. On Sunday, big brother Alex, 11, caught a 38-pound sh that replaced Nics catch in the No. 2 spot for the shootout. The Kadels, or the boys as competing shermen dubbed them during the tournament, already had proven to be shing prodigies when Alex took rst place in the juniors division with a record-setting 48-pound king, and Nic took second place for king sh during the Big Bend Saltwater Classic in June. Nic and little brother Will also took home ribbons for red snapper in that tourney. The boys attribute their shing success to a secret bait. Mom and dad said the boys will not sh as juniors in the Saltwater Classic next year but are jumping up to the recreational category. Father Bud said the $4,000 purse earned on Sunday will be divided among the team, and most of it is going into college funds for Alex, Nic and 5-yearold Will, who also shes on Team BudK. Although king sh were scarce last weekend, the tourney was the setting for a very unusual catch. Max Lawhon, son of tournament organizer Mary Lawhon, landed a sail sh on Sunday. He said the sh was not even hooked but became entangled in the shing cable. The sh was 70 inches long and took 45 minutes to land. Landing that beautiful animal was as good as it gets, Lawhon said. Team Yes Dear was shing in 68 feet of water on Millard Collins boat, the Smooth Drag, when he landed the sail sh. Of course the rare catch was returned unharmed to the Gulf after a few photos were snapped with a cellphone. Collins, C-Quarters dockmaster and a cornerstone of the tournament since its beginning in 2003, was honored and presented with a Yeti Cooler during the awards ceremony. Collins said he appreciated the thought but the cooler will probably not be big enough to hold his average catch. The Hayes family of Camilla, Ga., also was honored for their fundraising efforts. The family sold $12,000 in raf e tickets before the tournament. Son Matthew, who attends Auburn University, is a leukemia survivor. The King sh Shootout, dedicated to the memory of Lisa Crowder Jackson, is the largest privately organized fundraiser for the Leukemia Research Foundation. Mary Lawhon said she was very pleased with the amount of money raised for research this year. She thanked the shootouts sponsors, C-Quarters and everyone who helped make the shing fun. She said plans already are under way to make next years 10th tourney bigger and better than ever. 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John Captain Tater Swanson decided he wanted to give back to those who protect freedom and offer them what he loves most, a quiet day on the water shing. He began in March 2011 offering free trips on his boat to active and retired military and did about ve trips with veterans that summer. Now, he said his program is going nationwide. Its grown remarkably fast, Swanson said. Military veterans are the best networking people in the world. One guy in Texas nds out about it, and he has buddies he served with in Kentucky or Georgia, and soon theyre all talking about it. Its a spider web effect. Swanson has worked with about eight charter captains, but many more have expressed an interest. His organization, Fishing for the Brave, arranged for seven veterans and one spouse to sh on four boats, based in Carrabelle, Port St. Joe and Mexico Beach, in this years Big Bend Saltwater Classic. One of the soldiers, Martin Miller, who sailed out of Carrabelle with Capt. Chester Reese, took fourth place for Spanish mackerel. Last weekend, Swanson sailed out of Port Canaveral with a second boat carrying seven vets for a day of shing and is arranging several trips in Texas. He said he has been contacted by a veterans group there with 300 members and is working to arrange trips to accommodate them. Fishing for the Brave is statewide, Swanson said. And we are in the process of going nationwide. Swanson, who works at Altrua Marketing and Design in Tallahassee, said his company has been very supportive of his shing outreach and has allowed him to print yers and banners at their facility. Swanson is becoming a charter captain so he can take out paying trips. The plan is for every paid trip to fund one free trip for a veteran, he said. From small beginnings, he has now joined forces with the Wounded Warrior program to provide shing trips for disabled vets and with the Veterans Center in Tallahassee. He said doctors at the center sometimes recommend a day of relaxing inshore angling for soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. From piloting a boat, Swanson has now taken on the added role of matching boat owners who want to help with vets who want to sh. He said he takes time to talk to each volunteer captain to nd out what they have in mind. Placing soldiers with disabilities on a boat takes a good deal of planning and consideration. Anyone, even a sherman with a small skiff, can take a soldier out for an afternoon or an hour. Swanson said he personally tries to do at least one trip with a vet a month and has a dozen scheduled between now and Christmas. If I could have guys on the water 365 days a year, I would, he said. If you would like to take a soldier shing, donate to Fishing for the Brave or arrange a shing trip, contact Capt. Tater online at Fishingforthebrave.com, email shingforthebrave@live.com or call 326-7706. Fishing for the Brave is also on Facebook and Twitter. Fishing for the Brave gets vets on the waterTeam Reel Smoker wins Shootout LOIS SWOBODA | The TimesThe Kadel family with their 38-pound king are, from left, Alane, Will, Nic, Bud and Alex. Inshore Offshore SPONSORED BY Amberjack is back on the menu and are plentiful in the 100 to 150 foot range out of Mexico Beach. Try shing live blue runners for the better sized sh; however, at-sided and diamond jigs will work as well if no live bait can be found. King sh are still hanging around the buoy line out of Mexico Beach right now as well. Conditions on St. Joe Bay seem to be improving this week. Water temperatures are still high, but the water clarity is better. Good trout and red sh reports from the Pig Island and Eagle Harbor areas are the best bet. Scalloping is still a challenge this year, but the shells are growing! FISHING FOR THE BRAVE From left, Dart, U.S. Army; Rick, U.S. Marine Corps; and Jesse, USMC, had the big cobia of the day, caught with Capt. Chris from Fired Up Charters in Port Canaveral. At right, Martin Miller displays his winning Spanish mackerel with Capt. Tater, John Swanson.

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LocalThe Times | A11Thursday, August 9, 2012Mike Mock, 45, Carrabelle; Cliff Carroll, 49, Eastpoint; and H. Jeff Vonier, 69, Eastpoint, are squaring off in the primary, with the top vote-getter becoming the new sheriff because he would be unopposed in the Nov. 6 general election. Because candidates from only one political party led for the sheriffs race, Republicans and those without party af liation are able to vote in the primary, known as a universal race. Also attracting considerable attention in the county is the race to ll the District 7 state representative seat, vacated by Leonard Bembry, who is making a bid for Congress. Apalachicola native A.J. Smith faces off against Medley attorney Thomas Dickens and Liberty County Clerk of Court Robert Hill to represent the Democratic party in the race to serve the vast rural Florida district, covering Calhoun, Liberty, Gulf, Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson, Madison, Lafayette, Taylor and Leon counties. Seeking to represent the Republican Party in the race for District 7 are Tallahassee nurseryman Halsey Beshears; Perry forester Don Curtis, Port St. Joe businessman Jamey Westbrook and Madison businessman Mike Williams. Vying to represent the Democratic Party in the November election to challenge incumbent Congressman Steve Southerland for Floridas District 2 are Bembry; Al Lawson, a veteran of the Florida Senate and House of Representatives; Panama City attorney Alvin Peters; and Florida State University professor and human rights activist Mark Schlakman. In the Democratic primary for Senate, Glenn A. Burkett is the long shot to knock off incumbent Bill Nelson as the partys representative in the race for U.S. senator. On the Republican primary for the U.S. senatorial race, Connie Mack, currently the U.S. representative for Floridas 14th district, competes with retired Army Col. Mike McCalister; pro-life activist Marielena Stuart of Naples; and Melbourne physician Dave Weldon. Three candidates are competing to enter the race for circuit court judge in the Second Judicial Circuit, Group Two. Kris Dunn and Barbara Hobbs, both of Tallahassee, face off against incumbent Jose na M. Tamayo, appointed by former Gov. Charlie Crist. According to the supervisor of elections website, as of Aug. 6, the county had 4,986 registered Democrats, 1,695 Republicans and 675 individuals registered with other parties or with no party af liation, for a total of 7,356 registered voters. Individuals have until Oct. 9 to register to vote in the general election. In the case of the three county commission races on the ballot this year, none will be decided at the Aug. 14 primary. In District 5, which runs from the western portion of the Eastpoint area to the eastern portion of the Carrabelle area, incumbent Bevin Putnal, 70, Carrabelle, is facing a challenge from William Massey, 52, Carrabelle, in the Democratic primary. In the general election, the winner will face Hank Garrett, 61, Eastpoint, who is running without party af liation. In District 3, which encompasses the Apalachicola neighborhood to the north and east of U.S. 98, incumbent Noah Lockley, 61, faces a challenge from Valentina Webb, 48. Because both are Democrats, they will square off in the Aug. 14 primary, with the winner going against Republican Wilmer Deason, 59, in the Nov. 6 general election. In District 1, which encompasses St. George Island and most of Eastpoint, Republican incumbent Pinki Jackel, 54, St. George Island, is facing a challenge from Democrat Tony Shiver, 52, St. George Island. Because neither candidate has an opponent in the primary, they will square off Nov. 6. In the District 5 school board race, incumbent Carl Whaley, 43, Carrabelle, faces a challenge from Pamela Shiver, 41, Eastpoint. This is a nonpartisan election and will be decided at the Aug. 14 ballot box. Both District 3 incumbent Teresa Ann Martin and District 1 incumbent George Thompson were re-elected to another four-year term after no opponents stepped forward to challenge them. The elections for ve of the six countywide of ces that are up this year already have been settled. The re-election of Superintendent of Schools Nina Marks, Clerk of Court Marcia Johnson, Tax Collector James Harris and Supervisor of Elections Ida Elliott, each to another four-year term, was assured when no opponents stepped forward to challenge any of these four Democratic of ceholders. In addition, Rhonda Skipper, also a Democrat, will succeed Property Appraiser Doris Pendleton, who is retiring this year. No opponent stepped forward to challenge Skipper, Pendletons chief deputy. Elliott said she is hoping for a 57 percent voter turnout, with the election handled by six poll workers for each of the eight precincts. I have enough voter stickers to give everybody in the county one, she said. If they go vote Ill give them one. Id love to have a good turnout. She reminded voters that they must bring photo identi cation, or they will have to vote on a provisional ballot, with a determination made by the election board on election night whether it will be counted. Elliott urged voters who have not received a sample ballot to call her of ce at 653-9520 and correct their address over the phone. A good handful came back with bad addresses, she said. Redistricting has changed some things. She said voters can nd a sample ballot online at www.votefranklin.com. Gun ShowAugust11th & 12th Panama City Panama City Fairgrounds Fairgrounds2080426Sat 9 -5 Sun 10-4C o n c e a l e d W e a p o n s C l a s s S a t / S u n 1 1 a m o r 2 p m Floridagunshows.com FREE PARKING AUTOMATIC POWER PROTECTION 24/7**PRICES VARY DEPENDING ON EQUIPMENT & INSTALLATIONNo lights, loss of communication and safety issues are just a few of the headaches associated with a power outage. 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Included in her calculations was a 5 percent pay cut to the ve school board salaries. Marks said the district would save $48,200 by removing the foreign language program from the schools curriculum. She said this move would entail laying off Spanish teacher Jeannette Taylor, and having college-bound students meet their language requirement for college admission online. Weve got it covered with Florida Virtual School, Marks said. The students can still do Latin, French, German, online and satisfy their foreign language. School Board Member David Hinton supported the idea. Ive never been a proponent of the foreign language program anyway, he said. Marks said the district would save $42,000 by eliminating the school resource of cer position and $35,000 by not lling a ninth custodial position. School Board Member Carl Whaley, who outlined an extensive list of his own cost-cutting suggestions, suggested the of cer position be cut in half, but not reduced entirely. We could pay for half an of cer, and if the sheriff will pay for the other half, we can have one SRO on campus, he said. Marks also suggested that the $35,000 cost to run two activity buses, which transports athletes and those involved in extracurricular back home, could be saved. She said Athletic Director Josh Wright indicated parents and carpooling could ensure transportation, similar to how it is done for summer football practice and band camp. Josh feels if they can do it now, they can continue to do it, Marks said. School Board Chairman Jimmy Gander offered two major suggestions of his own to augment Marks suggestions. He said $50,000 could be saved by not lling the open math coach position, and $41,000 saved by not having an agent of record to handle health insurance matters. He also questioned how to address an estimated $338,000 in overexpenditures in salaries and bene ts and $165,000 in overexpenditures in purchased services, which had shown up in the auditors report as exceeding the budgeted amount. But he stopped short of declaring that all of this money could be recouped in savings. I know none of these cuts will leave a good taste in anyones mouth, but I dont think we have any choice, he said. That still doesnt get us where we need to be, but I cant think of anything else. Whaley did not detail speci c dollar amount savings in his list of suggestions, which included extending the instructional days, and thereby reducing the length of the school year. If we add 10 minutes to each instructional day, we could cut off ve days of school, ve days of buses, custodial, cafeteria, secretarial, he said. Five days added up is a pretty good chunk of change. Whaleys list also included cutting all overtime, raising thermostats to the maximum allowed cooling temperatures and combining some school bus stops into a common stop so as to eliminate travel down short roads. He said an appeal should be made to county of cials to ensure the district receive its share of millions of dollars in RESTORE Act funds, derived from BP nes, that are headed to the county, although they wont be available to the county for next year. Whaley also suggested the district reduce lawn cuttings, pour back cafeteria surplus monies into the general fund and cut telephone service fees by tracking all long-distance telephone calls from the school, which can include calls to the east end of the county. I know a lot of students gain access to telephones, he said. Its a quarter every time. All nonessential travel by staff would be eliminated under Whaleys suggestions, as well as having district vehicles driven home by employees. He also called for a reduction in the use of substitute teachers, a reduction in nonessential nonstate-required testing and a cutback in technological user license fees for products used by only a few teachers. Marks said one of Whaleys proposals, a reduction in the number of health aides assigned to children, already had been put into place. She said Medicaid had not been reimbursing the district for the entire cost of the aides, and though there had been 26 on the list, it has been capped now at 10. Dietzen told the school board the cuts he has seen will move the district toward the 5 percent fund balance standard, which would enable the district and labor negotiators to enter into contract talks on a normal time frame. You wouldnt have to be bargaining in a desperate situation, he said. In the event that cuts do not go far enough, Dietzen said the district could declare a state of nancial urgency, which would lead to both sides going into a hurried two-week bargain session. Financial urgency is speed bargaining, he said. Even then, if the union was dissatis ed, they could le an unfair labor practice complaint, which would mean an impasse would be declared and the nancial matters would go to a magistrate and special hearing. There are some nancial difculties here, Dietzen said. Its pretty transparent in my humble opinion. You want to be far above 3 percent because every time the legislature meets, something unfavorable happens. In his analysis of the fund balance numbers, Carroll noted that an additional $260,000 was considered by auditors as part of the fund balance but was restricted to speci c uses. This included $206,000 in workforce money earmarked for adult education, $36,000 in bonuses for outstanding teachers at D and F schools and almost $9,000 in asyet-unexpended school recognition funds, which are under the jurisdiction of the school activity committee. School Board Member Teresa Ann Martin acknowledged that cuts would be necessary, but urged the school district to think of creative ways to bring extracurricular activities into the middle school, particularly because there is a cutback in middle school sports. I think we ought to steer our energies to drama and the arts and do something different, she said. Whaley continued his call for the district to allow parents to serve as middle school coaches as volunteers. SCHOOLS from page A1

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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, August 9, 2012 The Times | A13 emeraldcoastjobs.com Employment Today A great resume and solid interview skills may place job seekers in the running for a position, but a survey conducted by OfficeTeam, a leading staffing service, finds that the results of a reference check can really be what makes or breaks a job search. Hiring managers interviewed for the survey said they remove about 21 percent of candidates from consideration after speaking to their professional references. Managers also were asked, When speaking to an applicants job references, what is the most important information you hope to receive? Their responses: Description of past job duties and experience: 36 percent A view into the applicants strengths and weaknesses: 31 percent Confirmation of job title and dates of employment: 11 percent Description of workplace accomplishments: 8 percent A sense of the applicants preferred work culture: 7 percent Other/dont know: 7 percent When hiring managers narrow the field to a few potential candidates, the reference check often becomes the deciding factor, says OfficeTeam executive director Robert Hosking. To distinguish themselves from the competition, job seekers should assemble a solid list of contacts who can persuasively communicate their qualifications and professional attributes. OfficeTeam offers five tips for creating a reference list that works in your favor:Choose WiselySelect people who can discuss your abilities and experience that directly relate to the position, not just those with the most impressive job titles. Offer a mix of contacts who can address different aspects of your background; for example, a former peer may be able to describe your interpersonal skills, while a past direct report can talk about your management style. Check in BeforehandAlways call potential references first to get their permission and evaluate their eagerness to talk to hiring managers. Be sure to give all references a copy of your resume, the job description and the name of the person who will likely call.Be Prepared Provide clear contact information for your references, including their names, titles, daytime phone numbers and email addresses. Also, offer a brief explanation of the nature of your relationship with each individual. Consider supplying more references than are requested, so you wont miss out on the job offer if the hiring manager cant get in touch with one of your contacts.Think Outside the BoxIts common for employers to seek out additional references for new hires either online or through their own networks. Since you never know to whom a hiring manager might reach out, you should not only remain on good terms with your past supervisors and colleagues (if possible), but also be selective about whos in your online network, on professional networking sites such as BeKnown and LinkedIn.Give ThanksExpress your gratitude to people who agree to serve as references, even if they arent contacted by employers. Keep them updated on the progress of your job search and offer to return the favor by providing a recommendation should they need one.What employers want from job references REPRESENTATIVES will be at the PORT ST. 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Brewer and Richard C. Brewer, Wife and Husband are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE WEST FRONT DOOR OF THE FRANK-LIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LOCATED ON HWY 98, IN APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA, AT 11:00AM, October 3, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 3, BLOCK E, OF PENINSULAR POINT, UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OF PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 20, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. DATED at Apalachicola, Florida, this 24th day of July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Court Franklin County, FL Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813) 880-8888 (813) 880-8800 August 9, 16, 2012 88807 PUBLIC NOTICE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER City of Apalachicola Water System Has Levels of Trihalomethanes Above the Drinking Water Standards The City of Apalachicola Water System recently failed to meet a drinking water standard that may indicate that the water you are being served is affected. Although this is not an emergency, in an effort to keep you informed and as our customers, you have a right to know what happened, what you should do, and what the City of Apalachicola is doing to correct this situation at the Citys Water System. The City of Apalachicola routinely monitors for the presence of drinking water contaminants in the Citys Water System. Where disinfection is used in the treatment of drinking water, disinfectants (as chlorine) combine with natural organic and inorganic matter present in the water drawn from our ground water source to form chemicals called disinfection byproducts (DBPs). On January 1, 2002, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) set new standards for controlling the levels of disinfectants and DBPs in drinking water, including trihlomethanes (THMs) and haloacetic acids (HAAs). The new Stage 1 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rules standard, or maximum contaminant level (MCL), for the sum of the four THMs was established at 80 parts per billion (ppb), which is expressed as a rolling annual average. For the previous four quarters of sampling (July 2011 -June 2012), the City of Apalachicolas Water Systems running annual average for THMs was 106.9 parts per billion (ppb). What should I do? You do not need to use an alternative (e.g., bottled) water supply. However, if you have specific health concerns due to your personal health situation, consult your doctor. What does this mean? This is not an immediate risk. If it was, you would have been notified immediately. However, some people, due to their personal health situation, who drink water containing THMs in excess of the MCL over many years may experience problems with their liver, kidneys, or central nervous system, and may have an increased risk of getting cancer. What happened? What was done? We are continuing to work with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Florida Rural Water Association to determine the appropriate corrective actions to correct the problem. For more information, please contact Betty Webb, City Administrator at 850-653-9319 or 1 Avenue E, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail. August 9, 2012 88555T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, GARY MICHAEL MITCHELL Trustee of the Gary Michael Mitchell Revocable Trust, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax EducationInfant/Toddler CaregiversAre needed to provide quality early care and education to children ages 0-3 yrs @ our Apalachicola location. AA/AS preferred; FCCPC (CDA) accepted with a willingness to further education. Experience working with preschool children is a must. Excellent benefits package! Apply at Early Education and Care, Inc. 162 Avenue E Apalachicola, FL 32320 EOE M/F/V/D DFWP Web ID#: 34219153 Food Svs/HospitalityNow HiringReservationistComputer skills, multi tasking and varied shifts are required. Apply in person at Gibson Inn 51 Avenue C Food Svs/Hospitality*Servers *Cooks Dishwashers *Bartenders *BussersBLUE PARROT Now HIRINGPlease apply in person between 9a-5pm 7 days a week@ Blue Parrot St. Georges Island HospitalityRESORT VACATION PROPERTIESAccepting Applications Part-time Maintenance Office Clerk Must have good customer service, organization & computer skills. 4 days a week including weekends. Apply in person 9-5 weekdays at 123 W Gulf Beach Dr, St. George Island Logistics/TransportClass-A CDL Flatbed DriversHome on the weekends! All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Lease to Own-No Money Down CALL: 888-880-5911 Web ID#: 34219447 Text FL19447 to 56654 Install/Maint/RepairCapital Area Community Action AgencyIs seeking proposals for janitorial services for two Head Start Centers in Franklin County. Forward request for specifications to: hr@ cacaainc.org or call (850) 222-2043, extension 104 for information. Deadline for submitting proposals is 5:00 PM on Monday, August 13, 2012. Web ID#: 34219890 Text FL19890 to 56654 SELL ALL YOUR ITEMS through classified.CALL 747-5020

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A14| The Times Thursday, August 9, 2012 CLASSIFIEDS deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 606 Year of issuance: 2009 Description of Property: Lots 1 through 16 Block 32(183) Keoughs Second Addition, City of Carrabelle Full Legal Description can be viewed at Clerk of the Circuit Courts Office. PARCEL NO: 20-07s-04w-4212-0032-00 10 Name is which assessed: SGI LAND COMPANY LLC All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the second (2nd) Monday in the month of September 2012, which is the 10th day of September 2012 at 11:00 a.m. DATED this 19th day of July, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2012 88565T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 12 00040CP DIVISION: PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Mary K. Gibson a/k/a Mary Kathryn Gibson, deceased, whose date of death was December 4, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, Florida, Probate Division. the address of which is 33 Market St., Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320. The names and addresses of the personal representatives and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is August 2, 2012. Personal Representative: Mary Kathryn Gibson, II P.O. Box 158 Crawfordville, FL 32326 Attorney for Personal Representatives: Lauchlin Tench Waldoch FL Bar No. 262749 Waldoch & McConnaughhay, P.A. 1709 Hermitage Blvd. Suite 102 Tallahassee, FL 32308 (850) 385-1246 August 2, 9, 2012 88559T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, MIKE B. BLAKE, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 1400 Year of issuance: 2010 Description of Property: Lot 7 Block 28 City of Apalachicola PARCEL NO: 01-09s-08w-8330-0028-00 70 Name is which assessed: John R. Bird All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the second (2nd) Monday in the month of September 2012, which is the 10th day of September 2012 at 11:00 a.m. DATED this 18th day of July, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2012 88659T NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, MARCIA JOHNSON, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, will on September 11, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, at the Second Floor Lobby of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, in the city of Apalachicola, Florida, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real and personal property situated in Franklin County, Florida: LOT 46, RIVERS EDGE PHASE II, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 19 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. Together with all rights, easements, appurtenances, royalties, mineral rights, oil and gas rights, crops, timber, all diversion payments made to crops producers, and all existing and future improvements, structures, fixtures, and replacements that may now, or at any time in the future, be part of the real estate described above (all referred to as Property). The term Property also includes, but is not limited to, any and all water wells, water, ditches, reservoir sites and dams located on the real estate and all riparian and water rights associated with the Property, however established. pursuant to the Partial Summary Final Judgment as to Counts I and II of Plaintiffs First Amended Complaint in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: CENTENNIAL BANK, successor in interest to COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK f/k/a APALACHICOLA STATE BANK, Plaintiff, vs. BALAMARAS, LLC, a dissolved Florida limited liabilitycompany; JAMES R. PAYTON a/k/a ROBBY PAYTON; DARRELL S. WARD a/k/a DARRELL STANTON WARD; and RIVERS EDGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION OF APALACHICOLA, INC., a Florida not-for-profit Corporation, Defendants, and the docket number of which is 2010 CA 000578. 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 with the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Judson C. Brandt, Esquire, Post Office Box 13010, Pensacola, Florida 32591-3010 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 25th day of July 2012. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, FL By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 2012 88645T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, GARY MICHAEL MITCHELL Trustee of the Gary Michael Mitchell Revocable Trust, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 597 Year of issuance: 2009 Description of Property: Lots 1 through 16 Block 19(164) Keoughs Second Addition, City of Carrabelle Full Legal Description can be viewed at Clerk of the Circuit Courts Office. PARCEL NO: 20-07s-04w-4212-00190010 Name is which assessed: SGI LAND COMPANY LLC All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the second (2nd) Monday in the month of September 2012, which is the 10th day of September 2012 at 11:00 a.m. DATED this 26th day of July, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2012 88647T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, GARY MICHAEL MITCHELL Trustee of the Gary Michael Mitchell Revocable Trust, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 594 Year of issuance: 2009 Description of Property: Lots 1 through 16 Block 16(161) Keoughs Second Addition, City of Carrabelle Full Legal Description can be viewed at Clerk of the Circuit Courts Office. PARCEL NO: 20-07s-04w-4212-00160010 Name is which assessed: SGI LAND COMPANY LLC All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the second (2nd) Monday in the month of September 2012, which is the 10th day of September 2012 at 11:00 a.m. DATED this 26th day of July, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2012 88677T IN THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 09-633-CA CADENCE BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. JEFFREY S. GALLOWAY, AB&T NATIONAL BANK, REGIONS BANK, and ST. GEORGE PLANTATION OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 25, 2012, and entered in Civil Action No. 09-633-CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, wherein the parties were the Plaintiff, CADENCE BANK, N.A., as successor in interest to Superior Bank, N.A., and the Defendants, JEFFREY S. GALLOWAY, AB&T NATIONAL BANK, REGIONS BANK, and ST. GEORGE PLANTATION OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., I will sell to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on the 6th day of September, 2012, at the front steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, Apalachicola, Florida, the followingdescribed real property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure: Lot 24, of Sea Palm Village, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, page 30, public records of Franklin County, Florida; and Lot 3, Block A of St. George Island Gulf Beaches Unit No. 2, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 15, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. The successful bidder at the sale will be required to place the requisite state documentary stamps on the Certificate of Title. DATED this 25th day of July, 2012. Honorable MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Court Franklin County, FL By:Michelle Maxwell As Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 2012 88693T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO.: 19-2009-CA-000274 RBC CENTURA BANK Plaintiff, vs. GORMAN, JAMES A/K/A JAMES E. GORMAN, JR., et al. Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICES IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 19-2009-CA000274 of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein, RBC CENTURA BANK, is Plaintiff, and GORMAN, JAMES A/K/A JAMES E. GORMAN, JR., et al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, 33 MARKET STREET, FRONT STEPS OF THE COURTHOUSE, STE 203, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320, at the hour of 11:00 AM, on the 11th day of September, 2012, the following described property: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 8 SOUTH, RANGE 8 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT #4261 MARKING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 8 SOUTH, RANGE 8 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE 89 DEGREES 49 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID SECTION FOR A DISTANCE OF 37.95 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF BAY CITY ROAD AS MONUMENTED; THENCE ALONG SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE, SOUTH 02 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 56 SECONDS EAST, 1388.12 FEET; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, SOUTH 02 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 23 SECONDS EAST, 245.05 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE, SOUTH 89 DEGREES 59 MINUTES 31 SECONDS EAST, 270.87 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 54 SECONDS EAST, 472.88 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 10 DEGREES 43 MINUTES 09 MINUTES WEST, 90.65 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 31 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 49 SECONDS WEST, 238.41 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 28 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST, 153.00 FEET TO A POINT ON THE CENTERLINE OF SMITH ROAD, A 20.00 FOOT WIDE ROAD AS OCCUPIED; THENCE ALONG SAID CENTERLINE SOUTH 45 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 37 SECONDS WEST, 283.24 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVATURE OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE NORTH; THENCE WESTERLY ALONG SAID CENTERLINE; ALONG SAID CURVE HAVING A RADIUS OF 177.10 FEET, A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 47 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 52 SECONDS WITH AN ARC LENGTH OF 146.61 FEET (CHORD TO SAID CURVE BEARS SOUTH 68 DEGREES 46 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST, 142.46 FEET) TO A POINT ON THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE APALACHICOLA NORTHERN RAILROAD; THENCE ALONG SAID NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, NORTH 48 DEGREES 09 MINUTES 44 SECONDS WEST, 217.90 FEET; THENCE LEAVING SAID NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, NORTH 23 DEGREES 06 SECONDS 10 MINUTES EAST, 265-07 FEET; THENCE NORTH 02 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 23 SECONDS WEST, 289.55 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 25th day of July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Courts disability coordinator at 301 S MONROE STREET ROOM 225, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301, 850-577-4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. August 2, 9, 2012 88689T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 192009CA000624 XXXXXX THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2007-19 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2007-19 Plaintiff, vs. EDWARD STEPHAN DACHTERA; ET AL., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT OF CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated July 25, 2012, and entered in Case No. 192009CA 000624XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2007-19 MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2007-19 is Plaintiff and EDWARD STEPHAN DACHTERA; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANTS NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 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 11th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to wit: LOT NUMBER 5 IN ALLIGATOR POINT, A SUBDIVISION OF FRACTIONAL SECTIONAL 3 AND A PART OF FRACTIONAL SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH, RANGE 2 WEST, ACCORDING TO THE PLATS THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, AT PAGES 25 TO 28, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF, AND SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN FRANKIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING INTERESTS IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS 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. (850) 653-8861 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Apalachicola, Florida on July 25, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Court By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk Attorneys for Plaintiff SMITH, HIATT & DIAZ, P.A. P.O. BOX 11438 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33339-1438 (954) 564-0071 August 2, 9, 2012 88699T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 08-00003 DIVISION: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF GSR MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2005-AR4, Plaintiff, vs. JEFFREY D. ORMSBY, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling February 15, 2011 Foreclosure Sale dated July 24, 2012, and entered in Case No. 08-00003 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida in which U.S. Bank National Association as Trustee on behalf of GSR Mortgage Loan Trust 2005-AR4, is the Plaintiff and Jeffrey D. Ormsby, Brian K. Krontz, Lucy H. Krontz, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on, Franklin County, Florida on the 11th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 3, BLOCK 21, WEST OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND GULF BEACHES, UNIT NO. ONE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE(S) 7, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 517 W GULF BEACH DR, SAINT GEORGE ISLAND, FL 32328, SAINT GEOR Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED in Franklin County, Florida this 25th day of July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, FL By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (913) 221 4743 In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Courts, Marcia M. Johnson, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320; telephone number (850) 653-8861, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call (850) 577-4400. To file response please contact Franklin County Clerk of Court, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320, Tel: (850) 653-8861; Fax: (850) 653-9339. August 2, 9, 2012 88697T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 19-2011-CA-000479 SEC.: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. CAROLYN J. SELVEY; MICHAEL ALAN SELVEY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT (S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, CARRABELLE LANDING HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 24, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 19-2011CA-000479 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on the 6th day of September, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. on the Front steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 35, CARRABELLE LANDING ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 47. 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. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES If you a person with a disability who needs accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Court Administration, Phone: (850) 577-4401. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call Florida Relay Services, hearing 800-955-8771, voice 800-955-8770. DATED AT APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA THIS 25th DAY OF July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, FL Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk August 2, 9, 2012 88725T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 19-2010-CA-000094-CA XXXX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., vs. DESMOND J. ONEILL; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 25th day of July, 2012, and entered in Case No. 19-2010-CA-000094CAXXXX, of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, where-in BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and DESMOND J. ONEILL, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DESMOND J. ONEILL and are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, FRONT STEPS OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 33 MARKET STREET, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320, 11:00 AM on the 11th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOTS 7 & 8 OF BLOCK 25 OF THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA, IN THE COUNTY OF FRANKLIN, STATE OF FLORIDA, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF 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. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Susan Wilson, ADA Coordinator, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301, 850-5774401, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated this 26th day of July, 2012. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of The Circuit Court Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk August 9, 16, 2012 88789T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011-454-CA First National Bank of Decatur County, Plaintiff, vs. Coastline Properties of North Florida, LLC; Hexaport Building Systems of Florida, LLC, d/b/a Green Steel Homes; Defendants. NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE Pursuant to Section 45.031(1) of the Florida Statutes To Whom It May Concern: Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Marcia Johnson, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, will on September 6, 2012 at 11:00 AM, at the Franklin County Clerks Office, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, Florida, 32320, offer for sale, and sell at public auction to the highest bidder, the following described real property located in Franklin County, Florida: EXHIBIT A Commence at the Southwest corner of Section 13, Township 7 South, Range 5 West, Franklin County, Florida (as monumented), thence run North 1828.93 feet, thence run North 89 degrees 59 minutes 22 seconds East 2199.40 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING run South 00 degrees 10 minutes 32 seconds West 487.48 feet to the Northerly right-of-way boundary of Mill Road, thence run South 58 degrees 03 minutes 12 seconds East along said Northerly right-ofway boundary 287.08 feet to the intersection of said Northerly right-of-way boundary with the Westerly boundary of a 60.00 foot Roadway Easement (Kal Lane), thence leaving said Northeasterly right-of-way boundary run Northwesterly and Northeasterly along said Westerly easement boundary as follows: run North 05 degrees 53 minutes 56 seconds West 379.14 feet to a point of curve to the right, thence run along the arc of said curve having a radius of 433.83 feet, through a central angle of 40 degrees 45 minutes 42 seconds, for an arc distance of 308.64 feet, chord being North 14 degrees 31 minutes 01 seconds East 302.17 feet to a point of tangency, thence run North 34 degrees 54 minutes 09 seconds East 213.07 feet, thence leaving said Westerly easement boundary run North 50 degrees 51 minutes 08 seconds West 187.87 feet to an iron rod and cap (marked #7160), thence run North 09 degrees 44 minutes 22 seconds East 81.55 feet to an iron rod and cap (marked #7160), thence run North 25 degrees 25 minutes 02 seconds West 241.16 feet to an iron rod and cap (marked #7160), thence run North 04 degrees 34 minutes 04 seconds East 273.54 feet to an iron rod and cap (marked #7160) lying on the Southerly boundary of the aforementioned 60.00 foot wide roadway easement (Kal Lane), said point also lying on a curve concave to the Northerly, thence run Northeasterly along said Southerly easement boundary as follows, thence run along the arc of a curve having a radius of 50.00 feet, through a central angle of 76 degrees 49 minutes 06 seconds, chord being North 25 degrees 51 minutes 40 seconds West 62.13 feet, thence leaving said cul-de-sac run North 79 degrees 19 minutes 49 seconds West 163.70 feet, thence run South 00 degrees 02 minutes 47 seconds East 980.74 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. The sale will be held pursuant to the final judgment of foreclosure entered on July 23, 2012, in Case No. 2011-CA-454 of the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit, Franklin County, Florida, in which the parties are as listed in the above case-style. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Notice of Lis Pendens, must file a claim with the Clerk of the Court within 60 days after the date of sale. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the undersigned not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. Dated: July 31, 2012. Marcia Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Terry Creamer Deputy Clerk August 9, 16, 2012 88775T IN THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 09-650-CA CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK Plaintiff, vs. MICHAEL J. KREHL and JOSEPHINE CANELLA-KREHL, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 23, 2012, and entered in Civil Action No. 09-650-CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein the parties were the Plaintiff, CENTENNIAL BANK as successor in interest to COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK, and the Defendants, MICHAEL J. KREHL and JOSEPHINE CANELLA-KREHL, I will sell to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on the6th day of September, 2012, at the front steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, Apalachicola, Florida, the followingdescribed real property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: Lots 2, 8, and 11-12, Block J of ST. JAMES BAY SUBDIVISION, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 7, Page(s) 39, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. The successful bidder at the sale will be required to place the requisite state documentary stamps on the Certificate of Title. DATED this 30th day of July, 2012. Honorable MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Court Franklin County, Florida By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk August 9, 16, 2012 88785T PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given the Executive Committee of The Northwest Florida Transportation Corridor Authority will hold a meeting to consider invoices on August 16, 2012 at 10:00am, CST. The meeting will be held at the Panama City City Hall, 9 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, FL. Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the Corridor Authority at least 48 hours prior to the meeting by contacting Amy Paulk at (850) 415-1040 or apaulk@gc-inc.com August 9, 2012 88791T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 11-000436CA TYNDALL FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, vs. WILLIAM WAYNE WEBB, WONDA WEBB ALLEN, EASTPOINT WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT, AND FRANKLIN COUNTY, Defendants. SECOND AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, pursuant to the Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure, entered in this cause, the Clerk of this Court shall sell the property at public sale at 11:00 A.M. E.D.T., on the 6th day of September, 2012, at the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida, 32320, the following described real property lying and being in Franklin County, Florida, to-wit: EXHIBIT A A parcel of land lying in the Southeast Quarter of Fraction Section 27, Township 8 South, Range 8 West, Franklin County, Florida being

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From said Point of Beginning run thence South 72 degrees 57 minutes 05 seconds East 325.00 feet to a point in the center of a creek, thence North 67 degrees 40 minutes 45 seconds East along said creek center line 252.24 thence leaving said creek North 72 degrees 57 minutes 05 seconds West 370.00, thence South 17 degrees 02 minutes 55 seconds West 131.10 feet, thence North 72 degrees 57 minutes 05 seconds West 150.00 feet, to a point on said right-of-way of State Road S-384-A, thence South 17 degrees 02 minutes 55 seconds West along said right-of-way 28.90 feet to the Point of Beginning. 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. This Notice dated this 24th day of July, 2012. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk Circuit Court, Franklin County, Florida By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk August 9, 16, 2012 88793T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 19-2010-CA-000598 CITIMORTGAGE, INC. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC., Plaintiff, vs. EVELYN JUANITA KIRBY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF EVELYN JUANITA KIRBY; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT (S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT (S); BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK MIDWEST NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; PIRATES LANDING AT TIMBER ISLAND CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC.; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, WHETHER UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Franklin County, Florida, described as: EXHIBIT P1 That certain Condominium Unit of PIRATES LANDING AT TIMBER ISLAND composed of Unit Number A-2, and the undivided 1/48 interest in the Common Elements appurtenant thereto, in accordance with the subject to the Master Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions, recorded in O.R. Vol. 879, Pages 348 through 372, and Declaration of Condominium of PIRATES LANDING AT TIMBER ISLAND, recorded in O.R. Vol. 879, Pages 373 through 541, both of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. A/K/A 280 Pirates Landing Road Carrabelle, FL 32322 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Front steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street Apalachicola, FL 32320 at 11:00 AM, on August 21, 2012. DATED THIS 28th DAY OF June, 2012. 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. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 28th day of June, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk THIS INSTRUMENT PREPARED BY: Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff 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: Danny Davis Office of Court Administration 301 South Monroe Street, Room 225 Tallahassee, FL 32303 850.577.4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. August 9, 16, 2012 88795T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 19-2009-CA-000534 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. DIANA W GROAT, TRUSTEE OF THE DWG TRUST, U/A/D, MAY 15, 2008 et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated July 23, 2012 and entered in Case No. 19-2009-CA000534 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and DIANA W GROAT, TRUSTEE OF THE DWG TRUST, U/A/D, MAY 15, 2008; THE UNKNOWN BENEFICIARIES OF THE DWG TRUST, U/A/D, MAY 15, 2008; DIANA W. GROAT; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT (S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; ST. JAMES BAY PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at FRONT DOOR OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 33 MARKET STREET, APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 6th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 4 OF BLOCK I, ST. JAMES BAY SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGES 39-46, PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A LOT 4, BLOCK I, ST. JAMES, CARRABELLE, FL 32322 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on July 23, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk **See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Mr. Doug Smith, Office of Court Administration Leon County Courthouse, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301, Phone: 850-577-4401, Fax: 850-487-7947 F09091478 August 9, 16, 2012 88823T IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2012-172-CA RIVERWALK CONDOMINIUM OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC, Florida Non-Profit Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. PAIGE F. KILLEEN, Defendant. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: PAIGE F. KILLEEN: YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a civil action has been filed against you in the Circuit Court, County of Franklin, State of Florida, to foreclose certain real property described as follows: Unit K of Riverwalk Condominiums, according to Declaration of Condominium, Covenants and Restrictions for Riverwalk Condominiums thereof recorded under Official Records Book 566, Page 220, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida; as amended by that certain Amended Declaration of Condominium, Covenants and Restrictions for Riverwalk Condominiums thereof recorded under Official Records Book 584, Pages 1-78, of the-Public Records of Franklin County, Florida; and Amendment to Master Declaration of Condominium, Covenants and Restrictions for Riverwalk Condominiums thereof recorded under Official Records Book 628, Pages 81-99, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida; and Amendment to Master Declaration of Condominium, Covenants and Restrictions for Riverwalk Condominiums thereof recorded under Official Records Book 635, Pages 548-552, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida, together with all appurtenances thereto. You are required to file a written response with the Court and serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Timothy D. Padgett, Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 2878 Remington Green Circle, Tallahassee, Florida 32308, at least thirty (30) days from the date of first publication, 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. Dated this 30th day of July, 2012. Marcia M. Johnson CLERK OF COURT Terry Creamer Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Timothy D. Padgett, Esq., Timothy D. Padgett, P.A. 2878 Remington Green Circle, Tallahassee, Florida 32308 Ph: (850) 422-2520 Fax: (850) 422-2567 August 9, 16, 2012 88817T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO: 2012-000043-CP Florida Bar # 334618 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF BERNARD L. COSEY, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of BERNARD L. COSEY, deceased, whose date of death was June 30, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, File Number 2012-000043-CP is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P. O. Box 340, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representatives attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons who have claims or demands against decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, and who have been served a copy of this notice, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.tions of the Personal Representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are required to file their objections with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is August 9, 2012. Personal Representative: KENDALL B. COSEY 1229 Parkside Village Drive Marietta, GA 30066 Attorney for Personal Representative: Joyce Terrell Timmons, Esquire P.O. Box 726 Eastpoint, FL 32328 (850) 670-8998 August 9, 16, 2012 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. YORKIE AKCAdorable 8 week old puppies. Health Certified and 1st shots. Female $600 Mom & dad on premise. Please call 850-774-1229 Panama City Area Carrabelle -906 NE 6th Street, Saturday Aug 11th & Sunday Aug 12th, 10 am to 5 pmESTATE SALEDining set, Mattresses, bedroom set, sofa table, collectibles, furniture, kitchen items, end tables, knick knacks and more! Text FL19576 to 56654 Admin/ClericalAdministrative Assistant, Health Sciences(Gulf/Franklin campus)To serve as the main contact for student program inquiries, maintain student files & records. Requires HS diploma/ equivalency + 3 yrs. administrative exp. & strong MS Office skills. Range begins at $10.50/hr. Apply by 8/14/12. Only those who provide all requested items, GCSC Application (must be completed) will be considered. Additional info: www.gulfcoast.edu/hr. Women & minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. GCSC is an EA/EO/M/F/Vet employer. GCSC Equity Officer (850) 872.3866 Web ID#:34219967Text FL19967 to 56654 Medical/HealthCaring Peopleand CNAs needed. Join a team of people who make a difference in the lives of the elderly. Provide non medical companionship, in home help & personal care for the elderly. Must be flexible. PT leading to FT-positions in the Port St. Joe and Apalachicola areas.Home Instead Senior CareCall Mon-Thur 9-3pm 850-640-1223 or toll free 1-866-301-1919 Web ID#: 34216824 Text FL16824 to 56654 Project/Program MgtUpward Bound Grant Project Coordinator(Federally Funded) Manage all aspects of the Upward Bound project & supervise and lead Upward Bound Grant staff & resources. Requires MS in guidance & counseling or related field + 3 yrs. exp. as a teacher, counselor or administrator; supervisor exp. & exp. working with educationally/ economically disadvantaged youth. Salary range starts at $30,600/yr. Apply by 8/10/12. Only those who provide GCSC Application (must be completed) + transcripts & resume will be considered. Additional information: www.gulfcoast.edu/hr. Women & minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. GCSC is an EA/EO/M/F/Vet employer. GCSC Equity Officer (850) 872.3866 Web ID#:34219975 Text FL19975 to 56654 Commercial Property For Rent51 Market St. 1600 sf office, kitchen, open floor space. $1200/ month includes water. Call 850-653-5838 Heritage V illas of Apalachicola Apartments Now accepting applications for 1BR Handicap accessible unit. Some rental assistance may be available. HUD vouchers accepted. Call 850-653-9277. TDD/ TTY 711. This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer. Heritage V illas of Apalachicola Apartments Now accepting applications for 2BR Some rental assistance may be available. HUD vouchers accepted. Call 850-653-9277. TDD/ TTY 711. This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer. Lanark Village: Clean 2 bedroom, 1 bath, screened porch, AC, 7 months min. $500 monthly + $350. security deposit, references required Pets-will consider. Non smoking. 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A16 | The Times Thursday, August 9, 2012By DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com About two dozen members of the 2012-13 Seahawk band are taking part in band camp every evening this week at the high school as they prepare to open the year with a new halftime show. Were putting together upcoming marching performances for football games, said band teacher Karl Lester, whose music students closed out the 2011-12 school year with an impressive spring concert May 24. Senior Stephanie Marxsen will put aside her bass clarinet to debut as the new drum major, with assistance from sophomores Samantha Marxsen and Morgan Martin. Samantha Marxsen, who plays ute, and Martin, a trombonist, were among six members of the band to take part in the Florida State University summer band camp the second week of July. Also venturing to FSU were freshman clarinet player Cayce Daniels, freshman percussionst FaLetta Davis, and seventh graders alto saxophonist Ana Aguilar and autist Josie Kriss. At the annual spring concert, alto sax player Deanna Quick was honored as the bands lone graduating senior. Also recognized was eighth grade percussionist Bryce Tobin, who had crafted, with the guidance of his grandfather Hal Tobin, a metal bass drum stand for use in practice and performance. The Beginning band, all sixth graders, opened the concert with Chant and Praise by John Edmondson and Somerset Overture, by Anne McGinty. Performing were Kriss, Aguilar, clarinet players Morgan Anderson and Shayna Richards, French horn player Cypress Earl, trombonist Alyssa Haney and Tylyn Gillikin on bells. The Advanced band performed Rites of Tamburg and Kronos by Robert W. Smith; Night Train by Eric Osterling, and Aria and Fugue by Handel and Osterling; Chester Variations by Elliot Del Borgo; Space Echoes by John Visconti; and A Tribute to Henry Mancini by Mike Story. Performing on ute were eight grader Ursula Countryman and freshmen Macey Hunt and Samantha Marxsen; on clarinet seventh graders Matthew Alvarado, Jackson Copley and Bobby Kilgore, and eighth graders Kendell Meyer and Cayce Daniels; and on bass clarinet junior Stephanie Marxsen. Alto saxophonists were seventh grader Thomas Copley, junior Cheyenne Martin and Quick, while seventh grader Marty Sawesky was on tenor saxophone and freshman Aaliyah West was on baritone saxophone. Trumpet players were seventh graders Charles Petty, Melody Hat eld and Dylan Lance, and eighth grader Jessica Schmidt. Seventh grader Mercedes Rice was on French horn, freshman Morgan Martin was on trombone, seventh grader Ann Reeder on euphonium, and junior Rahkeim Pierce and seventh grader Abby Harris each on tuba. 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