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Title: The Apalachicola times
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Publication Date: 02-21-2013
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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 Thursday, February 21, 2013 Commissioners bicker over procedural issues By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes lswoboda@star .com Once again, county commissioners have failed to decide who will serve as county attorney, largely because of an argument over parliamentary procedures. Tuesday mornings heated debate was the continuation of a Feb. 5 discussion to decide among ve candidates who had responded to a request for proposals issued earlier this year. Being considered are the current county attorney, Michael Shuler, as well as Carrabelle attorney Dan Cox, Eastpoint attorney Kristy Banks, Tallahassee attorney Ethan Way and Blountstown attorney Shalene Grover. The Feb. 5 discussion, which had included the defeat of a motion 3-2 to retain Shuler, was marked by sharp divisions within the commission. On Tuesday, little had changed, as the ve commissioners picked up right where they had left off. After Commissioner Noah Lockley again moved to retain Shuler as attorney, and Festival celebrates black history By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com The weather was blustery, with an occasional chill, but the mood was joyous and spirits warm as Apalachicolas Hillside community played host last weekend to the 10th anniversary of the countys annual African-American History Festival. The typically modest parade started on time, but all but a few onlookers were absent, declining to brave the chilly temperature. Serving as grand marshal was Elinor Mount-Simmons, a teacher of more than three decades in the Franklin County Schools, and one of the founders of Carrabelle eyes sewer plant costs By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes lswoboda@star .com A Carrabelle city commissioner has raised questions over the high cost of repaying for upgrades to its sewage system. At the Feb. 7 meeting of the Carrabelle city commission, Commissioner Brenda LaPaz provided a report on the debt load incurred by the city when it upgraded the citys sewage system, a project begun in 1996 and completed last year. The bottom line is the city owes more than $27 million to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. About $19 million will be paid for by a federal Disadvantaged Small Community Grant; with interest, about $11 million must be paid by Carrabelle. At the inception of the sewage treatment project more than 15 years ago, the Florida legislature appropriated $5.4 million over time to be placed in escrow. At the time, it was believed interest from that account, combined with increased receipts from new sewer customers, would repay the debt without raising rates. LaPaz, the citys water and sewer commissioner, demanded to know why that assumption was wrong. She wrote that she became concerned in October 2011 when she noticed the citys yearly nancial statement listed an outstanding bill of more than $27 million to be paid for by water and sewer revenues. I questioned this liability and asked the city staff, the city attorney, consultants, citizens who had attended past city meetings, and past commissioners, she wrote. No one seemed to By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com The Tourist Development Councils 2012-13 scal year has started off strong, if the rst two months are any indication. For the rst time since Franklin Countys two-cent bed tax was put into place in 2005, the countys annual tourist tax revenue passed the $50,000 mark for an October, the rst month of the scal year. The take for October 2012 was $53,543, a jump of $5,160 from the year before, or a 10.67 percent climb. In November, the revenue was $40,334, almost $5,900 more than the year before and an even better 17.1 percent improvement. This marked the rst time Novembers numbers, typically in the $20,000 to $30,000 range, eclipsed the $40,000 mark. The numbers for December have not yet arrived from the state. Revenue for December is typically the lowest of all the months and has averaged around the $20,000 mark, only about one-seventh of the busy summer months, May, June and July. At the present pace, the TDC could see its rst $1 million year for bed tax revenue. The countys overnight accommodations last year generated a little more than $916,000, about $113,000 more than the previous year. TDC of cials, however, are being conservative in their forecasts and have projected only about $800,000 for the year. So far this year, the county is averaging about 13 percent better revenues than at this point last year. Before that, from 2005 to 2010, October and November only produced about two-thirds the revenue it did this scal year. With the exception of a slight drop in the 2008-9 scal year, TDC revenues have increased every year since the tax was put into place in 2005, beginning with about $698,000 in its rst complete scal year of existence. BRENDA L a PAZ County tables attorney vote October, November TDC revenues highest ever This is politics at its worst. Im embarrassed to be a politician. Marcia Johnson clerk of courts See SEWER A2 Playing the hostess, A8 VOL. 127 ISSUE 43 Opinion . . . A4 Society . . . A8 Faith . . . A9 Outdoors . . A10 Tide Chart . . A10 Sports . . . A11 Classi eds . . A13 Replica ships to sail into Carrabelle The Pinta and the Nina, replicas of Columbus ships, will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 22-28. The Nina was built by hand, without the use of power tools, and is considered the most historically correct Columbus replica ever built. The Pinta was built in Brazil and is a larger version of the archetypal caravel. While in port, the public is invited to visit the ships for a walk-aboard, selfguided tour. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $6 for students 5-16. Children 4 and under free. The ships will be docked at The Moorings Marina, 1000 N.W. Ave. A. Visit www.thenina.com or email columfnd@surfbvi.com. Dixie to present Vintage Hitchcock The Dixie Theatre presents Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play this weekend. Spies, murder, love and other trademarks of Alfred Hitchcock come to life in the style of a 1940s radio broadcast. Shows are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and again Sunday afternoon. All seats are $25. For tickets, call the box of ce at 653-3200. Depot Creek to perform Saturday Franklin County Community Development & Land Trust Corp. presents Depot Creek featuring Jon Copps & Neal Jones at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 on St. George Island. Tickets are $15, and proceeds bene t affordable housing in Franklin County. For tickets, call the Butler Agency 670-1200. Museum to host Gallery Talk Saturday The Apalachicola Museum of Art and Bring Me A Book Franklin Inc., will present a Gallery Talk from 6-8 p.m. Saturday with Beth Appleton. The evening will showcase Beths cut paper works and her two short videos, both illustrating how her art has been inspired by the Apalachicola River and Bay. Other participants are the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve and Florida A&M University; local coastal cleanup groups; and the Florida Nature Conservancy. The exhibition continues through March 15. PHOTOS BY DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times The Hillside Dancers for Christ perform on Saturday at the countys annual AfricanAmerican History Festival. Below is Grand Marshal Elinor Mount-Simmons. A PEOPLES HERITAGE AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY FESTIVAL See HERITAGE A14 See ATTORNEY A5

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Local A2 | The Times Thursday, February 21, 2013 know much about this li ability except that it was understood that the sewer plant project would be paid for with grant money and with money given to Car rabelle by the state legis lature which was deposited into an investment account at Capital City Trust. LaPaz said she was fur ther disturbed when, in No vember 2012, City Attorney Dan Hartman presented her with a payment notice from the DEP indicating Carrabelle owed a $184,830 payment Nov. 15, the rst of 60 semiannual payments due over the next 30 years. She said the payment lat er was made without her knowledge. In researching docu ments relating to the fund ing, she said she contacted DEP spokesman Brian Goff, who said the nal agree ment and closing docu ments had been signed and executed in April 2012. LaPaz said she was poorly informed by city staff and advisors about water and sewer nances. I then realized I was about to be thrown off the boat without a life vest, she said. Our mayor appoint ed me to preside over the Water and Sewer Depart ment on Sept. 8, 2011, my rst day as commissioner. In October 2011, I was told the water rates had to be increased because of an ordinance passed in April 2010 that had not yet been enacted. It would be up to me to inform the ratepayers. Now I have discovered clos ing documents that were signed without my knowl edge, LaPaz said. These documents have extremely high loan amounts that will be the nal responsibility of the people who receive city sewer service. She said city staff had very little understanding of the nancial complex ity of these documents and (she) suspected that over the years, as each loan and grant agreement had been executed, no one took the initiative to review the documents in depth or to have an outside accountant verify if the numbers were actually going to come out as described in the original documents from 1996. She said city staff has agreed to work with her to nd solutions to the prob lem of repaying the loan. Former city adminis trator John McInnis, who worked for the city between 2005 and 2008, said the an swer is simple as to why Carrabelle owes as much as it does. McInnis said when he came to work for Carra belle in 2005, Mayor Jim Brown asked him to look into the economics of the project, as outlined in a re port prepared in the 1990s by Baskerville Donovan, an engineering consultant for Carrabelle. McInnis said signicant portions of the community, including Carrabelle Beach and River Road, were not included, and a change or der was approved by the commission to include those areas in the sewage system. Even with these omis sions in existing housing, the Baskerville Donovan study predicted signicant growth in the countys east end over the next decade. When the new sewage treat ment system was planned, that prediction had to be taken into consideration, McInnis said, but when the real estate bubble burst around 2005, development of numerous housing proj ects, including thousands of acres belonging to The St. Joe Company, was stalled. Many developers in stalled infrastructure that sat unused in ghost neigh borhoods. They had also paid tap fees to reserve sewage and water capacity. Because the tap fees had been paid, we built a plant that is bigger than what currently is being uti lized, McInnis said. If they hadnt built it the size that it is, and the development had happened as predicted, it would have been a bigger disaster. Everything that was put in the ground was approved by DEP to be grant-eligible. The best deal was to ask for the grant and let the state pay 85 percent, he said. The city really had no choice, said City Clerk Keisha Smith, who did not work for the city at the time. They were approving all these developments left and right. Our sewer system didnt have the capacity to handle the development. There was no hoodooism Carrabelle made its rst payment, $185,000, in November 2012, after the construction of the treat ment plant and grid was completed. Banks and Knecht met Feb. 12 with LaPaz, Smith and Millender; and Jim Waddell and Russell Large, employees of Inovia, the citys engineering consul tant; to discuss Carrabelles payment options. Two days later, LaPaz sent a report to Smith and Millender outlining her take on the discussion. City staff appeared to have no understanding of the nancial complexity or meaning, LaPaz wrote. I explained to DEP adminis trators that city administra tive transactions/functions were not reported to the city commission. Explained that city administration has made no preparations in recent years to secure or plan for additional sewer revenues to supplement payment of upcoming loan. Explained that Carrabelles mayor is a kind gentleman, but unfortunately the mayor is intellectually deprived and unable to understand the importance of this debt. McInnis, who as city ad ministrator and later city manager was instrumental in the design and installa tion of much of the sewage system, and who trained Millender as his replace ment, said he had reviewed LaPazs notes. He disagreed that transactions were not reported and said the city reaped positive effects from the upgrade of the sewer system. There was nothing in volved in that sewer project that was under the table, he said. We talked about it, and everything was ap proved by the commission. We brought all the invoices to commission meetings, where they were approved. There was no hoodooism on the part of any commis sion when I was there. At least now, there are no beach closures, he said. Now you can go swimming at Carrabelle Beach. I think overall, the commissions did a good job and took care of the water problem, pav ing projects and parks. Had everything gone the way ev erybody said it would, there wouldnt be a problem. Smith and Millender said debt was considered in a Comprehensive Water and Wastewater Rate Study prepared for the commis sion by Camp Dresser & McKee Inc. (CDM) and pre sented in October 2011. The last paragraph of the study noted that sewer rates will be insufcient to operate and maintain the current wastewater collection and treatment system once debt service payments begin. Millender said the amount of debt reported to CDM at the time of that analysis was an estimate because the sewage project was ongoing. In her report, LaPaz warned of dire consequenc es if loan payments are not made in a timely fashion. Failure to make pay ments will result in the state stepping in to use state rev enues from the general fund as well as employee salaries to make payments, she said in her Feb. 14 report. When asked for clarication, Ms. Knecht explained city staff would be laid off and their salaries would be applied to each payment in addi tion to the state revenues in the general fund and sewer revenues. In a telephone interview, Banks denied the DEP would seize salaries to pay the loan. Oh no, we would never do that, he said. Were not going to tell them anything they have to do internally other than raise the rates to a sufcient level to cover the debt. Banks said the state could intercept state rev enue sharing, which might indirectly affect employee salaries. In the citys 2012-13 budget, state revenue shar ing produced $46,000. He said LaPaz might have been confused by an anecdote related during the meeting about another municipality that chose to lay off staff to meet budget shortfalls but insisted the DEP could not seize city salaries. That is not within our purview, Miller said. Banks said he was pleased Carrabelle was be ing proactive. On Feb. 15, Waddell sent LaPaz, Large, Smith and Millender a memo concern ing ways to generate addi tional income that came out of the meeting with DEP. He suggested imple menting a readiness-toserve fee for all residential lots where sewer is avail able, a measure LaPaz sug gested in her report. He also suggested lowering the base volume allowance; increasing tiered rates for sewage ows over the base amount; increasing income from reuse accounts and the Florida Department of Cor rections; and examining the feasibility of a bulk sale of raw water to St James Bay Golf Resort for irrigation. In addition, he sug gested expanding, where feasible, Carrabelles ser vice area for water, sewer or both, but pointed out this option relies on grants for implementation. Targeted areas include the Lighthouse Estates area where an existing customer count would make an imme diate impact to revenue, Waddell wrote. Millender said rate in creases seem inevitable and might amount to more than $20 per household month ly. But she said the city is working with DEP to make the transition as painless as possible. The DEP has given us four years to do a rate study, she said. The increase can be done over several years, and other options may arise in the meantime. In a memo also present ed at the Feb. 7 meeting, La Paz said she intends to bring four motions before com missioners at the March 7 meeting. These motions will give more leadership to the en tire board of commissioners and provide a more handson governing board, La Paz said. The motions will minimize the risk of dam age to the integrity of the few city staff members who presently conduct the citys major nancial business. Most importantly, these mo tions should help minimize the nancial risk to the city of Carrabelles future. The manner in which city business is conducted is ultimately in the hands of this commission, unless the commissioners desire to re main complacent, she said. In that event, the voters can decide for us at the next election. SEWER from page A1

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Local The Times | A3 Thursday, February 21, 2013 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 Franklin County Professional Planning Notice is hereby given that the Franklin County Board of need to address the following criteria: Franklin County Board of County Commissioners c/o Michael Moron, Board Secretary 33 Market Street, Suite 203 March 4, 2013. The Franklin County Board of County Com Franklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. Columbus ships to sail into Carrabelle Special to The Times The Pinta and the Nina, replicas of Columbus ships, will arrive at 2 p.m. today in Carrabelle. The ships will be docked at The Moorings Marina, 1000 N.W. Ave, A, Carrabelle, until their departure early Feb. 28. The ships open to the general public Friday. The Nina was built by hand and without the use of power tools and is considered to be the most histori cally correct Columbus Replica built. The Pinta recently was built in Brazil and is a larger version of the archetypal caravel. Historians consider the caravel the Space Shuttle of the 15th century. While in port, the public is invited to visit the ships for a walk-aboard, self-guided tour. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $6 for students ages 5-16. Children 4 and younger are free. The ships are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. No reservations necessary. Teachers or organizations wishing to schedule a 30-minute guided tour with a crew member should call 787-672-2152 and leave a message. Minimum of 15 at $5 per person. There is no maximum. For information, visit www.thenina.com or email columfnd@surfbvi.com. Special to The Times The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is inviting the public to attend Febru ary meetings in Gulf and Franklin counties on the 10-year draft landmanagement plan for FWC-man aged portions of the Apalachicola River Wildlife and Environmental Area (WEA). The rst public hearing is 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at the St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve Center, 3915 State Road 30-A, Port St. Joe. The sec ond hearing is 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Environmental Education and Training Center, 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint. At each meeting, there will be a staff presentation followed by com ments and questions about the draft plan from the public. The Apalachicola River Wildlife and Environmental Area is there to ensure conservation of sh, wild life and other natural and cultural resources, said Rebecca Shelton, FWC land conservation biologist. It is a beautiful place for people to go for outdoor recreation, including shing and wildlife viewing. This draft management plan species how we intend to carry out those conservation objectives. She said hunting and shing regu lations are not included in this plan, because they are addressed through a separate public process. To obtain the draft land-manage ment prospectus for the Apalachico la River WEA, call Rebecca Shelton at 487-9982 or David Alden at 4879588, or email Rebecca.Shelton@ MyFWC.com. For more information on manage ment plans and their goals, visit My FWC.com/Conservation and select Terrestrial Programs then Man agement Plans. Public hearings set for Apalachicola River WEA Special to The Times The Northwest Florida Water Management District Govern ing Board recently approved up to $71,500 in grant funding to the city of Apalachicola to improve water qual ity in Apalachicola Bay. Under this agreement, the dis trict will provide funding for the de sign and engineering of a stormwa ter improvement project within the Battery Park Basin. The health of the Apalachicola River and Bay system is impor tant to both the environment and economy of Florida, said Executive Director Jon Steverson. The proposed project includes the construction of a large wet detention facility designed to capture, store and treat stormwater runoff before it is discharged to Apalachicola Bay. Along with improving the quality of water entering the bay, this facility will also add a visually-appealing el ement to the popular park. An additional component of the project includes conveyance sys tem enhancements that will pretreat runoff and help address lo calized ooding within the City of Apalachicola. Im pleased by the districts ongoing efforts to reduce stormwa ter runoff and improve water qual ity in Apalachicola Bay, Governing Board Secretary-Treasurer Joyce Estes said. The districts initial grant is ex pected to fund the entire cost of engineering, design, surveying and permitting for the project. Through its Surface Water Improvement and Management (SWIM) program, the district works with state agencies, local govern ments and other organizations to focus on water quality and habitat restoration in priority watersheds across northwest Florida. Funding approved for Apalachicola Bay water quality project

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Local The Times | A5 Thursday, February 21, 2013 Florida Health Mission: To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community eorts. Rick Scott Governor John H. Armstrong, MD, FACS Surgeon General & Secretary Florida Department of Health In FRANKLIN COUNTY Apalachicola Clinic: 139-12 Street Apalachicola, FL 32320 PHONE: 850-653-2111 FAX: 850-653-9896 Carrabelle Clinic: 106 NE 5 Street Carrabelle, FL 32322 PHONE:850-697-4121 FAX: 850-697-8288 www.oridashealth.com TWITTER: HealthyFLA FACEBOOK: FLDepartmentofHealth YOUTUBE: doh WHEN IT COMES TO T OBA CC O, S MOKELESS DOES N OT M EAN H ARMLESS Tobacco Free Franklin is Raising Awareness During Through With Chew Week FRANKLIN COUNTY Tobacco products like chew, dip and snu are not harmless. But because theyre smokeless, youth and adults may underestimate the serious health risks associated with these products. In fact, while cigarette use continues to decline, smokeless tobacco use has remained steady among Franklin Countys youth for more than a decade. To help raise awareness about the dangers of smokeless tobacco, Tobacco Free Franklin and the Florida Department of Healths Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida will observe Through With Chew Week from Feb.17-23. Marsha Player Lindeman, Interim Administrator, Florida Health/Franklin County commented, Smokeless tobacco has a hidden danger and is a powerful risk of addiction for youth in Franklin County. HE ALTH R ISKS Constant exposure to tobacco juices from these smokeless products can cause oral cancers, which can form within just ve years of regular use, and can cause cancer of the esophagus, pharynx, larynx, stomach and pancreas. Smokeless tobacco use can increase the risk of oral cancers by 80 percent and the risk of pancreatic and esophageal cancer by 60 percent, according to a 2008 study from the World Health Organization (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer. Aside from the increased risk of cancer, using smokeless tobacco can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. It can lead to other oral problems such as mouth sores, gum recession, tooth decay, and permanent discoloration of teeth. Smokeless tobacco use can also increase the risk of reproductive health problems such as reduced sperm count and abnormal sperm cells for men. Women who use smokeless tobacco may be at an increased risk of preeclampsia (a condition that may include high blood pressure, uid retention, and swelling), premature birth, and low birth weight. A DDICTION Like cigarettes, smokeless tobacco products contain nicotine, a highly addictive and dangerous chemical. Smokeless tobacco users and cigarette smokers have comparable levels of nicotine in the blood, according to the National Cancer Institute. Smokeless tobacco is not a safe alternative to smoking and the rate at which youth continue to use these products is alarming, said State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong. Many of these young people may be substituting cigarettes with smokeless tobacco in places where they cant smoke, leading to a stronger nicotine addiction that makes it harder for them to quit. Tobacco Free Florida has three ways to help smokeless tobacco users quit. Those who want to quit can double their chances at success by using one of these free and convenient quit services. For more information, visit www.tobaccofreeorida.com. For more information on smokeless tobacco, visit www.tobaccofreeorida.com/smokelesstobacco. ABOUT THROUGH WITH CH E W W EE K This national annual health observance was established by the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery as an educational campaign designed to prevent and reduce the use of smokeless tobacco. Through With Chew Week is now recognized by public health groups across the country. The week includes the Great American Spit Out on Thursday, Feb. 21, which encourages smokeless tobacco users to plan in advance to quit using smokeless to bacco that day, or to use the day to make a plan to quit. ABOUT TOBACCO FR EE FLORIDA DOHs Tobacco Free Florida campaign is a statewide cessation and prevention campaign funded by Floridas tobacco settlement fund. Tobacco users interested in quitting are encouraged to use one of the states three ways to quit. To learn about Tobacco Free Florida and the states free quit resources, visit www.tobaccofreeorida.com or follow the campaign on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TobaccoFreeFlorida or Twitter at www.twitter.com/tobaccofreea. DOH works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community eorts. The S.T.O.P. Guide (The Smokeless Tobacco Outreach and Prevention Guide): A Comprehensive Directory of Smokeless Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Resources. Applied Behavioral Science Press, 1997; Hatsukami, D & Severson, H, Oral Spit Tobacco: Addiction, Prevention and Treatment, Nicotine & Tobacco Research 1:21-44, 1999 National Cancer Institute, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Stockholm Centre of Public Health. Smokeless Tobacco Fact Sheets. Third International Conference on Smokeless Tobacco; Stockholm. September 22, 2002 Boetta, P, et al., Smokeless tobacco and cancer, The Lancet 9:667-675, 2008 Boetta, P, et al. Use of smokeless tobacco and risk of myocardial infarction and stroke: systematic review with meta-analysis, BMJ, 2009; 339 (aug18 2): b3060 DOI: 10.1136/bmj.b3060 Tomar, SL. Chewing Tobacco Use and Dental Caries Among U.S. Men, Journal of the American Dental Association, 1999, 130: 160. World Health Organization. Smokeless Tobacco and Some Tobacco-Specic N-Nitrosamines. International Agency for Research on Cancer Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans Vol. 89. Lyon, France: World Health Organization, 2007 National Cancer Institute. Smokeless Tobacco or Health: An International Perspective. Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute; 1992. Smoking and Tobacco Control Monograph 2. Commissioner Smokey Parrish seconded as he had two weeks earlier, Chairman Cheryl Sanders said she believed this motion was against the rules. We have never adopted those rules, Lockley said. Sanders and Lockley were referring to Roberts Rules of Order, under which a motion to reconsider a topic may be made only by a member who voted on the prevailing side in the original vote. Roberts Rules, a handbook for running meetings rst authored more than a century ago and based on procedures used in the British parliament, generally is recognized as a reliable standard for conducting meetings. Clerk of Courts Marcia Johnson said the commission never formally adopted Roberts Rules, a position backed up by brief remarks from Shulers father, former county attorney Al Shuler. Johnson said the commissions policy concerning reintroduction of failed motions was inconsistent. We have never done it before, why now? Sanders said. What the chairman does is basically set the rules. Lockley asked for a legal opinion, but Michael Shuler declined, saying he could not weigh in because of a con ict of interest. Parrish then asked to speak and recounted the Request for Proposal (RFP) process that led to the current vote. The majority of the commissioners wanted to go out for RFPs. I voted against that, not because (Shuler) is from Apalachicola or Carrabelle, but because I have watched how he advised and how diligently he worked, Parrish said. No allegations have been made of bad legal advice or getting the county involved in lawsuits. As far as getting specialized assistance with cases like (the St. George shing pier suit) involving maritime law, I think he was looking at the best interest of people and county, he said. He could go out and spend three or four weeks learning on the countys dime. I think (bringing in a specialist) was the right move for the people, county and board. I think hes done us an excellent job. I know the board was trying to save money, but the lowest bidder was $200 a month less without the years of experience. We would save $200 a month and lose out on all this experience. Weve looked at it just as with solid waste. We wanted to go out and see how to save money and it cost us $11 a ton. Id like to see him remain as Franklin County attorney, Parrish said. Commissioner Pinki Jackel then returned to the issue of procedure. In the future, are we going to consider failed motions over and over again? What precludes the party from bringing up same motion 10 minutes later? she asked. Its the American way, Lockley said. You have a prevailing side and you have a failing side, Sanders said. Jackel then left the meeting chambers, and the debate was halted until she returned. At the last meeting, I asked for this item to be tabled, she said. I asked for a cooling-off period and then to proceed. I received no respect on that idea. That is why we are in the mess we are in this morning. I understand the gravity of this decision, but the world is not going to stop turning on this issue. The notes and calls I received tell me we need to get some perspective on this, Jackel said. I want a clari cation on what the chairmans authority is. I want things done the right way, no matter who prevails. I dont want to be a part of a vote that is not done the right way. Sanders said there had been plenty of feedback, in the newspaper and by email, since the last meeting. Former Carrabelle Mayor Mel Kelly wanted me to give everybody a little public education, Sanders said, and then obliged, noting that under Florida law, it is illegal to threaten a county commissioner. She said she had been reluctant to serve again as chairman, because of the way I was treated in 2006 and before. I was just challenged on my decision trying to follow a rule, and that hurt me to the heart, she said, her voice quavering. We are a board, and well keep operating as a board, and I respect each and every one of them, and I would do anything for them. Lockley refused to withdraw his motion. Ill vote, but this isnt going to go away, Jackel said. Commissioner William Massey, who had mentioned, but not speci ed, at the Feb. 5 meeting that he had received threats, said, When I brought this up, I didnt mean for a man to get red. It just went crazy, plumb crazy. Johnson asked to speak before the vote. I was disappointed that Mr. Massey would come in and do this when he hadnt even worked with (Shuler). I consider Michael (Shuler) and Alan (Pierce) blessings. As I lay in bed this morning praying, I asked What would (former Clerk of Courts) Bobby Howell do? He was my mentor, she said. This is politics at its worst. Im embarrassed to be a politician. If people dont like me, they can just vote me out. You should either vote to keep him or throw (the bids) out and retain Michael. Johnsons statement drew applause from most of the audience. Massey said he would then withdraw his original motion, made in January, to go out for RFPs. Lockley and Parrish then each said they would withdraw their motion to retain Shuler. But Jackel said Massey could not withdraw the original motion for RFPs because she had made that motion, and Massey had been the second. Sanders then called for an end to the con ict. Im chairman of this board, and until Im voted down, I will be chairman. I think we ought to table this. Im trying to keep calm. I do not think cooler heads are prevailing yet, she said. Parrish moved to refuse any and all bids, but Sanders took issue. I think I heard Mr. Massey say something, she said, prompting Jackel to ask Massey whether he had moved to table the issue. To table it till the following meeting. Yall just do what you want, Massey said. No, said Sanders, you are part of this board. Jackel seconded the motion to table, and Sanders said she too wanted to see it tabled, her voice again breaking. Parrish noted that his motion to reject all bids had preceded the motion to table. Id like to see it dealt with. Im not trying to be contentious, he said. The commission voted 3-2 to table, with Lockley and Parrish opposed. Jackel said over the next two weeks, she would like to see the chairmans authority clari ed. ATTORNEY from page A1 Special to the Times North Florida Novelist Michael Lister has just won his second Florida Book Award. Blood Sacri ce, the fth book in his popular and critically acclaimed John Jordan series, won the Silver Medal in the Florida Book Awards Popular Fiction category for 2012. This is Listers second Florida Book Award. His rst was a bronze medal in the Florida Book Awards General Fiction Category for 2009 for his novel Double Exposure. Im thrilled, Lister said. My rst novel to get published was a John Jordan, and now 15 years later for the fth book in the series to be honored in this way, it just means so much to me and for the series. Lister has had 11 novels, three short-story collections and three non ction books published. I always come back to John, he said. I love writing my other books, especially my second series featuring 1940s Panama City PI Jimmy Soldier Riley, but Ill always come back to John. Its like checking in with an old friend. Cant go too long without seeing what Johns up to. The Blood Series, of which the award-winning book Blood Sacri ce is a part, is not only Listers most popular, but also his most acclaimed. Publishers Weekly said, Well-handled plot twists complement one of todays more psychologically complex religious detectives while Ellery Queen Magazine added, Lister is one of the most individual and talented newer writers on the crimection scene, with vivid style, ready wit, and a marriage of plot and theme. The Florida Book Awards, the nations most comprehensive state book awards program, was established in 2006 to recognize, honor and celebrate the best Florida literature published the previous year. In its seven years, the program has honored many of the Sunshine States best authors. It is already the nations most comprehensive statewide program, and the program promises to bring more distinction to our talent-rich state, according to CoDirector Lisa Tendrich Frank. Submissions were read by juries of three members each nominated from across the state by co-sponsoring organizations. Lister and the other winners will be recognized at a banquet held at Mission San Luis in Tallahassee on March 19 and at a luncheon at the Governors Mansion on March 20. Blood Sacri ce and Listers other books are available in hardcover, paperback, ebook and audiobook and can be found at www.MichaelLister. com. Lister wins 2nd Florida Book Award MICHAEL LISTER

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Local The Times | A7 Thursday, February 21, 2013 The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriffs Of ce. Arrests in this weeks report were made by of cers from the Carrabelle Police Department (CPD) and Franklin County Sheriffs Of ce (FCSO). All defendants are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. FEB. 10 Michael J. Anderson, 41, Tallahassee, no valid drivers license (FCSO) Reginald D. Giddens, 33, Apalachicola, habitual driving while license revoked attaching improper license plate, and violation of probation (FCSO) Henry E. Cooper, 48, Apalachicola, domestic battery and corruption by threats against public servant (FCSO) Katlynn Millender, 19, Eastpoint, Bay County warrant for grand theft (FCSO) FEB. 11 Willie J. Cook, 35, Greenville, Ala., Walton County warrant for violation of probation (FCSO) Toni M. Sawyer, 31, Apalachicola, possession of a controlled substance (FCSO) FEB. 13 Brently D. Glass, 38, Apalachicola, withholding child support (FCSO) Michael W. Ho er, 53, Eastpoint, retail theft (FCSO) Kristy D. Laramore, 20, Apalachicola, Bay County warrant for retail theft and dealing in stolen property (FCSO) FEB. 14 Spring Franklin, 50, Tallahassee, petit theft (FCSO) Darryl Chisholm, 49, Carrabelle, petit theft (FCSO) Edward L. Alford, 48, Cedar Key, withholding child support (FCSO) FEB. 16 Fredrick T. Reynolds, 52, Carrabelle, grand theft (CPD) FEB. 18 Mervin E. Reed, 54, Kingsland, Ga., violation of probation (FCSO) FEB. 19 Baron B. Broker, 18, Carrabelle, possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis and possession of paraphernalia (FCSO) 6012790 Carrabelle Dental Clinic Caring, Friendly Sta Times of Operation: Monday-Thursday 7:30am 6:00pm Located At: 106 N.E. 5th Street Carrabelle, FL 32322 850-697-4121 Renee Parrish, D.M.D ACCEP T ING: Eligible children from the ages of 6 months to 20 years who have Medicaid and/or uninsured. SERVICE S FOR CHILDREN: E arly H ead Start / H ead Start All services for our children are free with no cost to the parent. **Emergency services for Adults are also available (Please call for details).** Exams X-rays Cleanings Fluoride Pulp Treatments Stainless-Steel Crowns Sealant Fillings Extractions DI S S I ) Children and Adults No Fee or Cost If No Recovery G AYLE PEED IN G O A TTO NEY AT L AW Apalachicola, FL (850) 292-7059 | (850) 944-6020 FAX gsrlaw@bellsouth.net CALL: 850-670-3500 -or850-933-2171 Heavy Construction Site Work Excavation Asphalt Paving Brick Pavers Concrete Fill Dirt Gravel & Sand Mulch Sod Landscape Stone Patio Stone JASON WHITE CONSTRU C TION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTING A RESOLUTION THAT WILL REQUIRE THE COLLECTION OF ALL OF THE FIRE AND RESCUE SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS ON THE AD VALOREM TAX BILL USING THE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTION PROVIDED BY SECTION 197.3632, FLORIDA STATUTES Notice is given that on February 28, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. (ET), at the Courthouse Annex located at 34 Forbes Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, the Franklin County Board of County Commissioners shall hold a public hearing to consider adopting a resolution of intent to rescue special assessments from the seven municipal service units, as provided by section 197.3632, Florida Statutes (2012) beginning with the ad valorem tax bills mailed November 2013. Interested Persons may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the proposed resolution. Any party who may wish to appeal the decision made at this public hearing is responsible for making a verbatim transcript of the hearing. Those persons requiring assistance to attend the meeting must call deputy clerk Michael Moron at 850-653-8861 x100 at least three business days before the meeting to make arrangements. BILL MILLER REALTY 850-697-3751 (3310) 570-0658 400 + COMM. U.S. 98 & GULF ADJ. TO LANARK MARINA 850K $29,500 $2,500 D O W N B UYS 2 B ED AP T 2 6 OR RENT $500/MTH 2 B/R 1 BTH GULF VIE W HOME W/ F AMILY R OOM $70,000 C/B-3-1 2 COR LOTS CITY $49,500 3/2 D /W 2 COR LOTS CITY $42,500 MIH 2 C RNR LOTS BLK. $ S TORE REDUCED $49,500 2 AC-AT RIVER UTIL. IN -$39,500 Arrest REPORT Renovations begin at Carrabelle Museum Special to the Times Renovations started this week at the Carrabelle History Museum in the historic Marvin Justiss building, Old City Hall at 106 Ave. B S.E. Carrabelle received a $50,000 award from the Florida Division of Historic Resources of the Department of States small grant program. There are no city funds being used; the entire project is being funded by a grant from the state written by museum volunteers Tamara Allen and Beth LaCivita of Historic Florida Consulting. We hope visitors will pardon our dust, Allen said. But we are getting better. These are much needed life safety improvements to the building. We are very excited to see them begin. These historic preservation funds will be used for three purposes in Phase I of the renovations: to replace the 80 years of antiquated electrical wiring and bring the building up to code by renovating the restrooms and the front entrance to make them compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The renovations will be nished by June. The museum will remain open for its usual business hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. 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OF THE WEEK PET Franklin County Humane Society BUTTONS! BUTTONS is a 9 month old Dachshund mix. She is happy, playful and social. She is full grown at 18 lbs so will make a wonderful inside dog. She loves people and playing with other dogs. If you are looking for a smaller dog but dont want something too small or delicate, this girl may be just right for you. VOLUNTEERS ARE DESPERATELY NEEDED TO SOCIALIZE WITH 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 Wellness Program Dr. Hobson Fulmer | Dr. John Duncan 187 Highway 98 Eastpoint, FL Open Monday Friday 8-6 PM We are a full service Veterinary Clinic offering small animal medicine and surgery: Laser Surgery Low cost spay and neuter Monthly heartworm injections (no need for pills) Dentistry with digital x rays Ophthalmology (including glaucoma screening) Dermatology including allergy testing Nutritional counseling and diets Sonograms for internal organ evaluation and cancer screening Complete laboratory facilities Boarding After hours emergency care Highly trained, compassionate, professional sta FREE VACCINATIONS WITH EACH WELLNESS EXAM CALL 8506708306 FOR A N A PPOINTMENT APALA CH I C OLA B A Y ANIMAL C LINI C YOUR OT H ER FAMIL Y DO C TOR Society A8 | The Times Thursday, February 21, 2013 County library readies for Game Day Special to The Times The Carrabelle branch of Franklin County Public Library is gearing up for the fourth annual Game Day event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. This family fun activity is free to the community and offers an opportunity to play board games like Candy Land, and Dont Break the Ice for the younger children. Interactive games will be played like Guitar Hero, Sports Resort and Dance Party for the Wii game system. Refreshments will be served at no cost to participants and door prizes will be given to a few lucky game players. The staff of both branches in Eastpoint and Carrabelle will be attending the second annual staff development workshop Monday, sponsored by the Wilderness Coast Public Library system. The focus of this workshop is teen programs and offers the opportunity for staff of Franklin, Jefferson and Wakulla libraries to brainstorm and share ideas for potential programs. With March quickly approaching, members of the Writers Group that meets in Carrabelle are preparing for guest speaker and author B.J. Baker. This author, born, raised, and educated in Indiana, has written three novels: Pete on Ice, Pete Returns and One Winter and is working on a nonction work. She will be speaking to the group at 10:30 a.m. March 8 and anyone interested is cordially welcome to this free event. For more information about programs and services, call 670-8151 or 697-2366. Special to the Times Paul Marxsen and Roberson & Associates P.A. are pleased to announce an association of their of ces to expand tax, accounting, auditing and nancial services in the Carrabelle and Franklin County areas. With of ce locations in Carrabelle, Apalachicola and Port St. Joe, this association is strategically positioned to offer convenient tax, accounting and nancial services to individual, business, non-pro t and governmental clients. Paul Marxsen and Roberson & Associates P. A. have been very active in supporting the communities and organizations of Franklin County. This alliance is a classic win-win, and it is my hope that the primary bene ciaries will be the people and the businesses our team will serve in Franklin County. Im pleased to be able to offer my clients additional services and depth of experience to go with the one-on-one personal assistance Ive worked to provide over the last 20 years, Marxsen said. We look forward to our association with Paul Marxsen and the opportunities this brings to continue our professional service to Franklin County in a bigger and better way, Roberson said. Guess well see you at lunch today at the Franklin County Senior Citizens Center. Serving begins at noon. Good food, good fellowship, door prizes, and have your blood pressure checked. A donation of $4 will ll your plate. The Nina and the Pinta will come up the Carrabelle River on Friday and dock at the Moorings. They will be there until Feb. 28. Be sure to see these two pieces of American history. Friday night, you can enjoy a huge hamburger and chips with your friends and neighbors at Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82, on Oak Street in the village. A donation of $6 is required. A full breakfast will be served 8-11 a.m. Saturday at Chillas Hall. Its our 21st annual community breakfast and bake sale. Pancakes/French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, orange juice and coffee. Still only for a donation of $6. After your breakfast you can sashay over to the bake sale table and pick out something to top off your lunch. See ya there! You can have pizza Sundays at Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82. Orders taken after 5 p.m. You can have pizza by the slice for a donation of $1 each, whole pizza eat-in for an $8 donation or take-out for a $10 donation. Call 697-9998 to place your order. The board members of Lanark Village Association will meet Monday at Chillas Hall. Gavel falls at 7 p.m. Hope to see you Wednesdays for bingo. Doors open at 6 p.m. at Chillas Hall, bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. Come join us for an evening of fun, refreshments, door prizes, 50/50, and who knows, you just might win a game or two. Be watching for ya! Be kind to one another, check in on the sick and housebound. God is watching us from a distance. Until next time, God Bless America, our troops, and the poor, homeless and hungry. Kassidy Hill, Erik Crosby to wed David and Karol Crosby, of Eastpoint, are happy to announce the upcoming marriage of their son, Erik David, to Kassidy Don Hill, daughter of George Hill, of Fort Walton Beach, and Karen Warner, of Little Rock, Arkansas. Both Erik and Kassidy are graduates of the Wakulla Training Academy of Law Enforcement, and are employed with the Florida Department of Corrections. The wedding ceremony will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at the Church of God in Eastpoint, with reception following in the fellowship hall. All friends and family are invited to attend. DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times A unique violin and guitar duo was featured Feb. 10 as part of the annual Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts concert series. The concert at Trinity Episcopal Church featured Nephina, a musical group that brings together two distinguished music professors from Valdosta State University. Nephtali Santiago, right, performed on guitar, with Nina Lutz on violin and piano. Lutz chairs the music departments string area, and has been concertmaster of the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra and rst violinist of Valdosta States Faculty String Quartet since 1992. The next concert in the 25th season of the Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts will be March 3, featuring soprano Joyce Guyer, with Frank Kowalski on clarinet and David Kalhous on piano. The series is under the auspices of the Apalachicola Area Historical Society. Womens clubs meet in Apalach By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com The Northwest District of the Florida Federation of Womens Clubs met Saturday in Apalachicola. About 100 women gathered at First United Methodist Church to share fellowship, share news on club activities and brainstorm on ways to build club membership and arts programs in particular. The meeting began with a devotion led by Everline Brown of Chattahoochee. Brown prayed for understanding and guidance for her sister clubwomen. Jackie Bell, president of the Philaco Womens Club of Apalachicola, welcomed the women. Dianne Semmes, president of the Wewahitchka club offered a response on behalf of the visitors. During brag time, representatives of each club told of the years activities. Semmes bragged on her clubs Coats for Kids program that provides warm clothing and blankets for needy youngsters. The Gulf Coast Womens Club of Bay County shared news about their new cookbook and the Blountstown club told about their sausage and biscuit fundraiser held at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement in period dress once a month. Linda Basford of Chattahoochee, membership chair for the district, presented the Volunteer of the Year Award to Gulf Coasts Ruth Cannady after sharing a lengthy list of her religious and secular volunteer work. At the end of the business portion of the meeting, District Arts and Crafts Chairwoman Normandy Cooper announced the winners of the district arts and crafts competition. Enamellist Kristin Andersen, painter Susan Richardson, both of Apalachicola, and costumer designer Caroline Hatchell of Eastpoint judged more than 80 entries in two dozen categories. Best of show for crafts went to Eleanor Nicholson of the Marianna club for an ivy-bordered oral quilt. Best of show for arts was won by Lannie Boyd of Chattahoochee for a colored pencil drawing of a shaft tailed nch. Once again, Sally Crown of Apalachicola took rst place for a pair of hand-knitted socks and Barb Padget, a perennial favorite, took a blue ribbon in the forgotten crafts category for a pine needle basket ornamented with shells. Lunch was fried chicken catered by AJs Neighborhood Bar and Grill with side dishes and desserts provided by members of Philaco. Clubs representing Panama City, Bay County, Wewahitchka, Marianna, Blountstown, Chipley and Chattahoochee attended to meeting. Engagement LANARK NEWS Jim Welsh Nina and Pinta to dock in Carrabelle NEPHINA DUET DELIGHTS ILSE NEWELL FANS Marxsen, Roberson plan strategic alliance JOANNA MAYER | Special to the Times The photograph of a garden path by Joanna Mayer of Bay County won for scenic photography.

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The Hand of God When we lose a loved one Our world just falls apart, We think that we cant carry on With this broken heart. Everything is different now Youre upset and youre annoyed, Your world it seems is shattered Theres such an awful void. Theres got to be a reason And we have to understand, God made us and at any time Hell reach down for our hand. There might not be a warning We wont know where or when The only thing were certain on Is well meet them once again. In Loving Memory: BILLY EUGENE SHIVER 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 First Pentecostal Holiness Church 379 Brownsville Road Apalachicola Were excited about what Gods doing!!! Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 10:45 am Sunday Evening Service 6:00 pm Monday, Youth Group 6:30 pm Wednesday, Royal Rangers, G.A.P. 7:00 pm Wednesday Worship & Word 7:30 pm Nursery Provided during regular church services 7:00 7:00 First Baptist Church St. George Island 501 E. Bayshore Drive 927-2257 R. Michael Waley, Pastor Join us as we praise and worship the living Christ. Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise. Psalm 145:3 Sunday Bible Study ................................................ 10:00am Worship Praise ........................................................ 11:00am Sunday Night ............................................................ 7:00pm Wednesday Power Hour ...................................... 7:00pm Wednesday Youth at S.P.L.A.S.H ....................... 7:00pm Walking in Christ R. Michael Whaley, Pastor The United Methodist Churches of Franklin County Welcome You First United Methodist Church of Apalachicola Worship Service 11:00 a.m. every Sunday Sunday School 10:00 a.m. 75 5 th St. Apalachicola 653-9530 fumcapalach@gtcom.net Pastor: Rev. Themo Patriotis Carrabelle United Methodist Church Worship Services 10:45 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Celebrate Recovery Mondays 7-9 p.m. 102 NE Ave. B Carrabelle 697-3672 Pastor: Julie Stephens Eastpoint United Methodist Church Worship Service 10:00 a.m. every Sunday Healing service every fourth Monday at 7:00 p.m. 317 Patton Dr. (corner of David St.) 670-8825 Pastor: Rev. Beth White St. George Island United Methodist Church 9:00 a.m. Worship Service 10:00 a.m. Fellowship Hour 201 E. Gulf Beach Dr. 9274635 www.sgiumc.org Pastor: Rev. Themo Patriotis Nursery now provided for Sunday Church Service Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church -Your Church on the Coast2653 Highway 98 East P.O. Box 729, Lanark Village, Fl 32323 Pastor: Father Eddie Jones Mass Schedule: Saturday: (Vigil) 5:00 PM Sunday: 7:30 AM (850)697-3669 Faith The Times | A9 Thursday, February 21, 2013 Avon Trudie Blanchard was born Sept. 29, 1950, in Apalachicola. She passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, in Carrabelle at the age of 62. Avon was a lifelong resident of Franklin County. She is survived by her children, Thomas Broxton (Teresa), Tony Larkin and Terry Larkin; sister, Vickie McAlpin (Mitch); eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Kelley Funeral Home handling all arrangements. Avon Blanchard Retired Eastern Airlines Captain John T. Clower, age 94, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in New Smyrna Beach, Fla. John is survived by his wife, Katharine Kay Trask Clower, New Smyrna Beach; son, John T. Clower III, Atlanta, Ga.; and son, Lea A. Clower, Gadsden, Ala. He is also survived by cousins, Pat Wathen Classon and William Bill Wathen. John was born Aug. 16, 1918, in the small town of Carrabelle, on the Gulf Coast near Apalachicola. He graduated from Carrabelle High School in 1936, attended Riverside Academy, Gainesville, Ga., in 1937, and graduated from the University of Florida in 1941, lettering in baseball and football. When World War II came along, John volunteered for the U.S. Navy ight program and received his Wings of Gold at Jacksonville Naval Air Station, where he became rst pilot on seaplanes, the PBY Catalina and the PBM Mariner, hunting for German submarines. After the war he joined Eastern Airlines, ying multiple types of aircraft, managing Charlotte, N.C. when it was a base for Eastern operations, and nally retiring as captain on the Lockheed L-1011 Tri-Star. J.T. was preceded in death by his parents, John T. and Lorene W. Clower; his sister, Virginia L. Clower; his rst wife, Barbara H. Clower; and grandson, Jeffrey R. Clower. He is survived by the following extended family members: grandsons; Lea A. Clower, Jr, wife, Anna, four greatgrandchildren; Edward A. Clower, wife Sonja, one great-grandchild; granddaughters; Jennifer Clower Holder, husband, Mark; Karen Clower Norris, husband Eric, two great-grandchildren, and Brita Clower Riner, husband Troy, one greatgrandchild. We also want to include Kays two children Terry and Kim Trask and families along with special care taker, Sue Stone. And too numerous to mention are the many hunting, shing, and golng friends. The family will have a private graveside service in the near future, and we say thank you to the many who have already expressed your love and concern. In lieu of owers, if you wish, send a donation to your favorite charity. John T. Clower JOHN T. CLOWER Kristian Javon Tevor Jackson was born Jan. 10, 2012, and went to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in Pensacola at the age of 1. To cherish his memories are his mother, Katoya Jackson; father, James Bell; sisters, ZaNya and Unique; brother, Jaylon; grandparents, Robert Jackson, LeRoy and Betty Kirk; aunts, Lacella, Octavia, Bridget, Catrice, and Dewanda; uncles, Robert Jr., Randy, Recardo, McArthur, Christopher, Henry, Leroy, Larry and William; and a host of cousins, friends and family. Kristian was preceded in death by his grandmother, Madolyn Jackson. Funeral services were Friday afternoon, Feb. 15, at Family of God Baptist Church in Panama City. Burial followed in Snowhill Cemetery in Apalachicola. Kelley Funeral Home is handling all arrangements. Kristian Jackson KRISTIAN JACKSON Billy Eugene Shiver, born Feb. 22, 1932, in Donaldsonville, Ga., went home to his heavenly father Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in Eastpoint, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Audrey Shiver; four children, James Lewis Peanut Shiver and his wife Betty, Leonard Eugene Shorty Shiver and his wife Angie, Barbara Jean Dasher and husband Willie Gene, and Judy Gail Pate (Dane Raley); sisters, Sherrill Carroll and husband Tiny, Barbara Jean Shiver, and Betty Ann Braxton and husband Buddy; nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, Feb. 18, at the United Baptist Church, with burial in Eastpoint Cemetery. Kelley Funeral Home handling all arrangements. Billy E. Shiver BILLY E. SHIVER Lawrence Robert Bobby Siprell was born Jan. 26, 1943, in West Elkton, Ohio, to Howard Orville and Nona Mae Siprell. Bobby passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. Bobby was the youngest of eight children. Preceding him in death were his parents; brothers, Howard LeRoy, Kenneth Ray and Gerald Lee; and two sisters, Marjorie Reed and Doris Jean Lucas. Surviving siblings are Marilyn Ann Dye and Shirley Mae Brown. Immediate survivors include his wife, Maryann; daughters, Melissa Gail Rapack and Aleah Stein; son, Dalyn; and grandsons, Micah, Ethan and Zachary Rapack. Bobby moved here with his family when he was only 2. He graduated from Apalachicola High School in 1962 and married MaryAnn Totman in 1963. He was a master craftsman who was well respected for his restoration of many homes in Apalachicola. A longtime resident of Apalachicola, Bobby served on the city commission from 1983 to 1987. Services were at Trinity Episcopal Church on Feb. 15 with Vicars Joseph Knight and Martha Harris ofciating. A multitude of friends and family were in attendance. In lieu of owers, the family requests that donations be made to the Trinity Episcopal Church Restoration Fund. Bobby Siprell Robert Harold William Stock was born May 6, 1929, in Danbury, Conn. He passed away Feb. 10, 2013. He came from a family of 13 siblings, the son of Albert Stock, who was born in Germany and moved to Danbury at age 8, and Marguerite Staib. He was married to Gloria Marie Montesi in 1950, and divorced in 1990. He served in the armed forces in Germany from 1949 to 1953 during the Cold War. Roberts rst job was with the renowned Mallory Hat Factory. He worked for Bartlett Tree Co. as a tree surgeon for more than 25 years, and then obtained a job working for the city of Danbury and was able to have a 10-year retirement with the city of which he was very proud. Robert Stock was one of the nest and hardest working men you could ever meet, and was quite a cut-up as well. He loved his res, loved his children and never stopped loving his Gloria. Upon retirement, Robert moved to Florida to be with his daughter, Brenda Sharon Stock Briscoe. He is survived by daughters, Brenda Briscoe and Jill Stock Musbek; and son, Joel Stock. Also, beloved Robert had two children who passed before his death, Rebecca Armenia Sauer, born in 1952, and Robert Jay Stock, born in 1962. Robert Stock is survived by grandchildren, Rebeccas sons, Glenn Robert Sauer, Michael Sauer Jr. and Daniel Mudgett; Brendas sons, James Robert Tibbetts, Sean Michael Tibbetts and Kyle Lee Tibbetts; and Jill Stock Musbeks daughters, Melissa (Mona Lisa) Ann Musbek, Rebecca (His Sweetheart) Sharon Eileen Lilley and Alley (Monk a Boo) Marie Humphrey. He is also survived by several greatgrandchildren, James Robert Tibbetts daughter, Stephanie Lynn Tibbetts; Kyle Lee Tibbetts children, Tyler Lee Ennis, Kylee Lynn Tibbetts, Jensen Lee Tibbetts and Dalton James Tibbetts; Sean Michael Tibbetts Sr.s son, Sean Michael Tibbetts Jr.; Glenn Robert Sauers son, Michael Zachary Sauer; Michael Sauers child, Maddox Cooper Sauer; and Daniel Mudgetts daughters, Fallon Rebecca Mudgett and Eleanor Faith Mudgett. Robert has three surviving sisters, Marguerite Davis, Louise Green and Alice Murray (his baby doll) and a brother, Raymond Stock. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins who all loved him. Tentative date for the memorial service is Saturday, March 30, 2013, at the Luv Center in Carrabelle, with a reception following a walk at the Carrabelle Beach to scatter his ashes. Fellow will follow at the Briscoes and Roberts home at 1442 Ruths Drive in Carrabelle. Love you, Daddy.Robert Stock ROBER T STOCK Key family We would like to take a moment to express our appreciation for your generosity in support to us during this difcult time in our life. Your personal commitment, donations and contribution were incredibly helpful. Words cannot describe how blessed we are to have such a caring and supportive community here in Franklin County. We will always be grateful for what you have done. Please continue to keep us in your prayers. Sincerely, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Key and Family Siprell family The family of Lawrence Robert Bobby Siprell wishes to express our deepest gratitude to all who showed their support during this difcult time. We are so very grateful for our community of friends. The many touching stories that were shared about Bobby are a special memory that will not be forgotten. Kristian Jackson family The family of Kristian Jackson would like to thank all the family and friends for the kind love and thoughtfulness shown to us during this time of bereavement. Special thanks to the Family of God Baptist Church family for all their support. Quinnaland Rhodes family The family of Quinnaland Jerome Rhodes wishes to express their sincere gratitude for the many acts of love and kindness shown to us during our time of sorrow. We are forever grateful to God for your kindness, words of encouragement, comfort and sympathy, whether it was through cards, owers, food, monies, support, prayer and most of all, the outpour of love from the community. Special thanks to Franklin County Sheriffs Ofce, Leon County Sheriffs Ofce Rie Team and Bugle Corps, Tallahassee Fire Department, Apalachicola Volunteer Fire Department, Law Enforcement Community, New Life Tabernacle Church, the volunteers at the Armory (Repast), and everyone that played a special part. May God continue to bless each of you. We will always remember our family and friends and ask that you continue to keep us lifted in prayer. Wheeler family The Wheeler family would like to thank all of our friends and family for all of the help that we received during the loss of our home. A special thanks to all of the ones who worked so hard to try to save our home. Thank you to all of the people who helped us spiritually and nancially and to all the ones who gave us clothes and things to help us start over. May God bless each and every one of you. Thank you so very much. Blanche Wheeler Family, Friends Day Sunday at Friendship Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 233 Ninth St., welcomes the community to enjoy its Family and Friends Day beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday. Chairperson Eula Rochelle said everybody is welcome. For more information, call 370-0841. Faith BRIEF Cards of THANKS Obituaries

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It is the second consecutive year for multiple shark attacks in Western Australia (5) and Reunion Island (3) in the southwest Indian Ocean, which indicates the localities have developed problematic situations, said George Burgess, director of the le housed at the Florida Museum of Natural History on the UF campus. Those two areas are sort of hot spots in the world Western Australia is a function of white shark incidents, and Reunion is a function most likely of bull shark incidents, Burgess said. What Ive seen in all situations when theres been a sudden upswing in an area is that human-causative factors are involved, such as changes in our behavior, changes in our abundance or an overt shark-attracting product of something that were doing. Eighty unprovoked attacks occurred worldwide, slightly more than 2011. Four attacks were recorded in South Africa, three of which resulted in death, which is higher than its recent average of one fatality per year. Australia had an average year with 14 attacks and two fatalities, despite the media attention regarding incidents in Western Australia that resulted in a government-sanctioned culling hunt for endangered white sharks. Following long-term trends, most shark bites occurred in North American waters (42). The 53 U.S. incidents include Hawaii and Puerto Rico, which are not recorded as occurring in North American waters in the International Shark Attack File database. Florida led the country with 26, followed by Hawaii (10), California (5), South Carolina (5), North Carolina (2) and one each in Georgia, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon and Puerto Rico. One fatality occurred in California, and Hawaii had the highest number of attacks since seven in 2007, more than its yearly average of four. Most incidents in Florida occurred in Brevard (8) and Volusia (7) counties because these central east coast beaches are high aquatic recreation areas, especially for surfers, Burgess said. The 2012 U.S. fatality rate of 2 percent is far lower than the 22 percent for the rest of the world, likely due to superior safety and medical capabilities in the U.S., Burgess said. We could reduce risks by avoiding areas and times when sharks are most common, and where danger is at its highest, Burgess said. Surfers experienced a majority of shark incidents with 60 percent, largely due to the provocative nature of the activity. Swimmers were affected by 22 percent of attacks, followed by divers, with 8 percent. Burgess said 30 million to 70 million sharks are killed every year in sheries, and people need to recognize humans pose a greater threat to elasmobranchs (sharks, skates and rays) than sharks do to humans. Worldwide overshing, especially to meet demands for esh and ns used in shark n soup, an Asian delicacy, continues to contribute to the decline in shark populations, Burgess said. In the case of a shark attack, researchers advise taking a proactive response, such as hitting the sharks nose, since they respect size and power. Shark attacks are rare and it doesnt matter whether you call them attacks or bites or bumps your chances of having any of them are slim, Burgess said. For additional safety tips and to view the 2012 Worldwide Shark Attack Summary, please visit www. mnh. u .edu/ sh/sharks/isaf/isaf. htm. By ALAN PEIRCE Special to The Times The calendar says its February, but you sure cant tell it by the shing action. February is generally considered to be one of the slowest months of the year, but my Super Bowl weekend half-day shing trips out of Carrabelle proved otherwise. With water temperatures in the mid-60s, which is probably 8 to 10 degrees above normal for February, out-of-season and out-ofplace gag grouper were hungry on the limestone grouper ledges in 28 to 44 feet of water. This time of year, gag grouper are usually in deeper and warmer water, and many popular pelagic species such as king mackerel, cobia and Spanish mackerel have moved to sunny south Florida. Gag grouper is closed to harvest right now to give the over shed species time to rebuild, but can still be caught and released. As our captain, Big Jimmie Higgins, said, Boy-howdie, those buggers are fun to catch in shallow water. Higgins, who has been shing these waters since the 1950s, said this is the best shallow-water gag shing that hes ever seen at this time of year, and trust me, hes seen more than his fair share. Its clear that the lengthy seasonal closure is increasing the average size of the sh in this area, Higgins said. The 2013 season for gag grouper in most state waters will be open from July 1 through Dec. 3. State waters off Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties will be open to gag grouper harvest April 1 through June 30. State waters off this four-county region will not be open during the July 1-through-Dec. 3 season. Monroe County state waters are also excluded from this opening because they are managed the same as Atlantic state waters. While not everyone will agree with the seasons, it is becoming very clear that the limited recreational harvest season is making a huge difference, and the shing will only get better. After catching and releasing a couple dozen gags in the 7to 12-pound range, along with a handful of huge red drum, a.k.a. red sh, we were back at the dock with photos of the ones we released and a ve-gallon bucket full of black sea bass and white grunts that were destined to become sh tacos as part of the halftime feast. The plan for Sunday was to head out early, do it all over again, and be back in time for the four-hour pregame show. But Mother Nature had another idea, and by 7:30 a.m., the wind was beginning to make the rods and antennas howl and it was clear we were in for a rough and wet ride to the offshore ledges. About three miles out, as we were about to lose the protection provided by the shoreline, I could see Capt. Jimmie searching his mental database for a Plan B. Luckily, we observed a very large ock of pelicans and seagulls diving on bait along the Gulf side of a nearby barrier island. While its common to see Spanish mackerel, blue sh or lady sh pushing bait up to feed the birds in the spring and summer months, I have never seen such a sight in this area during February. Being curious, and less than excited about the prospects of pounding offshore, we decided to go see what all the commotion was about. As we got close you could see that whatever was crashing the bait from the bottom was very large and very hungry. I quickly grabbed the rst rod I saw and ipped out a semifrozen menhaden, which was immediately inhaled, and it was sh on. If youre guessing big bull reds, you are correct, and there had to be thousands and thousands of them along about a halfmile stretch of beach. This was yet another strange occurrence likely brought to us by the warm weather. Our rst mate, Little Jim, immediately grabbed a light grouper rod and hooked one up from the front of the boat. Five minutes later, Jims sh was photographed and free, and my sh didnt even know it was hooked yet. By now the massive school of reds was moving down the beach to the east, and I could tell by the boatful of dirty looks that I was in big trouble. You see, in my haste to get bait in the water, I inadvertently grabbed a very light spinning rod with 8-pound test, and that is not the tackle of choice when youre in hurry and trying to keep up with a school of sh. Forty minutes later, I had my sh unhooked and back in the water. The sh was a beauty: 25 pounds or better. I really wanted to get a picture, but my popularity at that moment was so low that I was not about to ask for any assistance. Lucky for me, the school of hungry reds stayed up just long enough for us to hurry over and hook up two more. The smallest sh of the day weighed 18 pounds, and while those are way over the slot limit and cannot be harvested, we were all very happy that those sh showed up and saved our day from ruin by the weather. When youre looking at thousands and thousands of beautiful, mature sh that cannot ever be harvested for the remainder of their lives, it makes people ask the obvious question: why? Well, heres the deal. The 18to 27-inch slot limit is a management strategy that is designed to protect juvenile sh, which predominantly inhabit freshwater or brackish creeks, rivers and bays. It also helps red drum populations by ensuring plenty of sh survive through the slot and become part of the protected older brood stock. This conservative management strategy provides assurance that future generations will enjoy an abundant supply of red drum and get to experience shing days like the one we just had. Even though we caught and released nine red sh with a more than 20-pound average (which is plenty by the way), the others on board couldnt help but remind me how many we would have caught if everyone had used the right sized tackle! As they took their jabs and had their fun at my expense, all I could think about was If this is February, I cant wait to see what the shing is like in April and May. Dont forget to record all of your catches on the iAngler phone app or at snookfoundation.org. Share your photos, video and shing tales with us as well by emailing them to Alan. Peirce@MyFWC.com. Gone Coastal is one of many ways the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Division of Marine Fisheries Management is helping recreational anglers understand complex saltwater regulations and learn more about saltwater shing opportunities and issues in Florida. We are also available to answer questions by phone or email anytime, and we would love the opportunity to share information through in-person presentations with recreational or commercial shing organizations. To contact the FWCs Regulatory Outreach subsection call 850-487-0554 or email Alan. Peirce@MyFWC.com. Email outdoors news to timesoutdoors @star .com Page 10 Thursday, February 21, 2013 OUTDOORS www.apalachtimes.com Section Section A SPONSORED BY Freshwater Inshore Flounder have been showing up again as the water temperature begins to rise this month. Mexico Beach canal has had several fish over the 4# mark being caught this past week. Inshore fishing around docks and pillings shouils be good for sheepshead this week with the mild weather coming our way. With all the rain from last week, many area streams and creeks are running over the banks this week. Catfishing will be great as the water levels continue to rise. Depot creek is still reporting on crappie and bream catches through the weekend. SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Jim Higgins holds a red drum caught off the coast of Carrabelle. Warm winter brings red drum action GONE COASTAL U.S. shark attacks highest since 2000 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, Feb. 21 68 61 20 % Fri, Feb. 22 73 65 30 % Sat, Feb. 23 74 57 30 % Sun, Feb. 24 71 60 40 % Mon, Feb. 25 72 61 40 % Tues, Feb. 26 70 55 60 % Wed, Feb. 27 69 53 0 % 20 We 100pm 1.6 928pm 1.9 446am -0.3 350pm 1.4 21 Th 130pm 1.8 1040pm 1.9 536am -0.3 501pm 1.3 22 Fr 155pm 1.8 1144pm 2.1 618am -0.3 553pm 1.1 23 Sa 216pm 1.8 654am -0.3 636pm 1.0 24 Su 1239am 2.1 234pm 1.8 724am -0.3 713pm 0.8 25 Mo 129am 2.1 249pm 1.9 750am -0.2 748pm 0.6 26 Tu 218am 2.1 305pm 1.9 815am 0.0 823pm 0.5 27 We 308am 2.1 322pm 2.1 838am 0.3 900pm 0.2 28 Th 401am 1.9 344pm 2.1 903am 0.5 942pm 0.0 Date Day High Tide High Tide Low Tide Low Tide Sunrise 1 Fr 624am 1.1 535pm 1.4 1142am 0.5 2 Sa 733am 1.1 606pm 1.5 1244am -0.1 1210pm 0.7 3 Su 859am 1.0 644pm 1.5 148am -0.1 1238pm 0.8 4 Mo 1059am 0.9 732pm 1.5 312am -0.1 104pm 0.8 5 Tu 836pm 1.4 448am -0.1 20 We 100pm 1.6 928pm 1.9 446am -0.3 350pm 1.4 21 Th 130pm 1.8 1040pm 1.9 536am -0.3 501pm 1.3 22 Fr 155pm 1.8 1144pm 2.1 618am -0.3 553pm 1.1 23 Sa 216pm 1.8 654am -0.3 636pm 1.0 24 Su 1239am 2.1 234pm 1.8 724am -0.3 713pm 0.8 25 Mo 129am 2.1 249pm 1.9 750am -0.2 748pm 0.6 26 Tu 218am 2.1 305pm 1.9 815am 0.0 823pm 0.5 27 We 308am 2.1 322pm 2.1 838am 0.3 900pm 0.2 28 Th 401am 1.9 344pm 2.1 903am 0.5 942pm 0.0 Date Day High Tide High Tide Low Tide Low Tide Sunrise 1 Fr 624am 1.1 535pm 1.4 1142am 0.5 2 Sa 733am 1.1 606pm 1.5 1244am -0.1 1210pm 0.7 3 Su 859am 1.0 644pm 1.5 148am -0.1 1238pm 0.8 4 Mo 1059am 0.9 732pm 1.5 312am -0.1 104pm 0.8 5 Tu 836pm 1.4 448am -0.1 6 We 213pm 1.1 1001pm 1.4 609am -0.2 500pm 1.0 FILE PHOTO

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CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA SPORTS www.apalachtimes.com A Section THURSDAY, FEB. 28 Franklin Invitational vs. Wewahitchka 4:30 p.m. THURSDAY, MARCH 7 @ Wewahitchka Invitational 4:30 p.m. THURSDAY, MARCH 21 @ Port St. Joe Dual meet 4:30 p.m. THURSDAY, MARCH 28 Franklin Invitational vs. Port St. Joe 4:30 p.m. Gulfside IGA PL A YER OF THE WEEK S P ON S OR Franklin County High School senior Skyler Hutchinson went one-for-two, including a double in the rst inning and a sharp line-drive out to right eld, in the Seahawks opening game loss Monday against Aucilla Christian. A hard-throwing starting pitcher, Hutchinson was in the shortstop position for the opener. He played good defense, said Coach Mike Emerson. Hes just playing good. Its his senior year and hes working hard. Congratulations, Skyler! Hometown Proud (850)653-9695 By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com A late start for the Franklin County Seahawks varsity baseball team has taken its toll, but coach Mike Emerson is con dent the team will soon nd its stride. At home Monday night, the team fell 10-0 in ve innings in their non-conference opener against Aucilla Christian, but bounced back Tuesday night with a strong performance at district foe Liberty County before falling 3-2 in seven innings. Im not worried about this rst game, said Emerson, after Mondays loss. Its going to happen, especially in baseball. Pitchers are usually always ahead of hitters at the beginning of the year. Junior James Newell pitched four innings, with junior Bobby John Curry hurling the last inning, against Aucilla. Newell gave up ve earned runs, and four unearned, and struck out two. Curry gave up one unearned run and struck out one in relief. Newells unearned runs came in the rst inning, as the team committed a pair of errors. The Warriors added a pair of runs in the second inning, three in the fourth and one in the fth. Newell tried to help his cause with a single, and senior Skyler Hutchinson smacked a double, but for the most part the Seahawks were unable to generate any offense in their opener. Emerson said senior catcher Seth Rogers hit the ball hard, ying out twice to deep left eld. Its just aggravating. You have a team thats made up of kids that played three different sports sometimes, and we started practice Jan. 15, with basketball players out until Feb. 1, said Emerson. Theres two-and-a-half weeks where everybody else is practicing and we have maybe four guys to practice with. While the team boasts of six seniors, only two of them have any experience, Rogers and pitcher Hutchinson, the ace of the staff. Four other seniors include out elders Ellis Wilson and Cole Wheeler, in elder Billy Harris and pitcher and rst baseman Chase Golden, who hasnt played varsity baseball in three years. The team has a large number of juniors, most all of them newcomers. Included in this crop are Curry, who didnt play last year, and Newell, who has been a regular starter for the past two years. Other juniors include returning starters second baseman Logan McLeod, and right elder Alex Causey, as well as out elder Graham Kirvin, pitcher and shortstop Jarred Zingarelli, second baseman Ryan Babbs and out elder Cody Lyston. Out elder Brandon Cash is the lone sophomore, and rst baseman Trenton Lee the lone freshman. We have a bunch of kids who havent played in a while, said Emerson, who is assisted by Tim Wheeler. Its like youre starting over, its just hard. Were just behind the eight ball. Theyll come around, said the coach. Theyll get back to it. With Hutchinson giving up eight hits, the Seahawks turned in a stronger performance Tuesday at Liberty County. The Seahawks committed no errors, and gave up one run in each of the rst, third and seventh innings, when the Bulldogs secured the victory with the winning run. The Seahawks scored a pair of runs in the top of the sixth to knot the game at 2-all. Emerson said Hutchinson is his top starter, with Newell the second in rotation, and Curry expected to come in in middle relief. The coach said he plans to use Zingarelli and Golden for non-district games. As they develop Ill work them into district games, said Emerson. I dont want to throw them into a situation that will be tough on them. Were a work in progress, said the coach. We just have a tough road. We just have to deal with it. SATURDAY, FEB. 23 Panhandle Open @ Panama City TUESDAY, FEB. 26 Jimmy Everett Invitational @ Lincoln High TUESDAY, MARCH 5 @ East Gadsden WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20 @ Liberty County SATURDAY, APRIL 6 North Florida Invitational @ Bay High FRIDAY, APRIL 12 Class 1A District Meet @ Florida High Track schedule Weightlifting schedule Seahawks lose openers, but coach con dent SETH ROGERS ELLIS WILSON COLE WHEELER SKYLER HUTCHINSON BILLY HARRIS BOBBY JOHN CURRY JARRED ZINGARELLI ALEX CAUSEY BRANDON CASH CODY LYSTON TRENTON LEE DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times James Newell pitches against Aucilla. Thursday, February 21, 2013 Page 11

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Local A12 | The Times Thursday, February 21, 2013 A12 | The Times Thursday, February 21, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS 92359 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO.: 13-000005-CP IN RE: ESTATE OF HARRY PAPADOPOULOS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of HARRY PAPADOPOULOS, deceased, whose date of death was December 9, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. The names and addresses of the personal representative 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 OF 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 TIME 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 DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is /February 21, 2013. Personal Representative: LUCILLE K. TINDELL 330 Liddon Place Lynn Haven, FL 32444 Attorney for Personal Representative: Steve M. Watkins, III 41 Commerce Street Apalachicola, FL 32320 (850) 653-1949 Fla Bar No.: 0794996 February 21, 28, 2013 90116T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No. 09000347CA GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. MCMILLIAN, JEAN, et al., Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 09000347CA of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judical Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein, GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, is Plaintiff, and, MCMILLAN, JEAN, 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 March, 2013. the following described property: LOT 11, BLOCK 61, ST. GEORGE ISLAND GULF BEACHES, UNIT #5, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 AT PAGES 16 AND 17 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 30th day of January, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Submitted by: GREENSPOON MARDER, P.A. 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. February 14, 21, 2013 90118T IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO. 2012 CC 000130 ST. GEORGE PLANTATION OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation, Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE, SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF BRENT KARDOES, DECEASED, AND ALL UNKNOWN PERSONS OR PARTIES HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE, OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2116 SEA FERN WAY IN ST. GEORGE PLANTATION; BEVERLY I. KARDOES and H. FRANK KARDOES, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: and any unknown parties who are or may be interested in the subject matter of this action whose names and residences, after diligent search and inquiry, are unknown to Plaintiff and which said unknown parties may claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees or other claimants claiming by, through, under or against the Said Defendant, who are not known to be dead or alive. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to enforce and foreclose a Claim of Lien for assessments and to foreclose any claims which are inferior to the right, title and interest of the Plaintiff herein in the following described property: Lot 10 of Pelican Beach Village, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page(s) 12, of the 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 Plaintiffs attorney, Raymond F. Newman, Jr., Becker & Poliakiff, P.A., 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy, Suite 7, Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548, on or before thirty (30) days from the date of first publication and to file the original of the defenses with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter. If a Defendant fails to do so, a default will be entered against that Defendant for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court January 31, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of said Court By: Terry E. Creamer as Deputy Clerk Bill to: Becker & Poliakiff, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Suite 7 Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548-5253 (850)664-2229 (850)664-7882 Fax February 14, 21, 2013 90176T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 07-000433-CA SE PROPERTY HOLDINGS, LLC, as successor by merger with VISION BANK, Plaintiff, vs. OLIVIER MONOD a/k/a OLIVIER MONODDUCIMETIERE a/k/a OLIVIER H. DUCIMETIEREMONOD a/k/a OLIVIER DUCIMETIEREMONOD, TIFFANY MONOD-DUCIMETIERE, and ANCHOR REALTY AND MORTGAGE COMPANY OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to the Amended Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure against Defendant, Olivier Ducimetiere-Monod a/k/a Olivier Monod a/k/a Olivier MonodDucimetiere, entered in the above-styled cause, I will sell at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Second Floor, Apalachicola, FL 32320, at the hour of 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on the 6th day of March, 2013, the property situated in Franklin County, Florida, described as: EXHIBIT A LEGAL DESCRIPTION Parcel II: Lot 1 of TRACT 12, of TRACT 11, DOG ISLAND, as is more particularly described as follows: Commence at a U.S. Coastal and Geodetic Survey Triangulation Station, Dog Island West, 1909 which is located on the West end of Dog Island, Franklin County, Florida, at 29 degrees 47 minutes 04.809 seconds, North Latitude and 84 degrees 40 minutes 08.333 seconds West Longitude and run South 86 degrees 46 minutes 07 seconds East 252.11 feet to a concrete monument; thence South 32 degrees 09 minutes 34 seconds West, 932.58 feet to a concrete monument in the centerline of a 30 foot access easement, thence North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along said centerline 571.74 feet to a concrete monument marking the most Easterly corner of property described in Official Records Book 149 at Pages 140-145 of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida; thence continue North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along the centerline of said 30 foot access easement and along the Northerly boundary of said property a distance of 562.95 feet to a concrete monument, said concrete momument being located South 80 degrees 23 minutes 38 seconds West 105.56 feet from the Department of Natural Resources monument R-150, also located North 27 degrees 00 minutes 37 seconds West 154.00 feet to the Department of Natural Resources monument stamped 49 80 C01, thence continue North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along said centerline and along the Northerly boundary of said property to an intersection with the approximate highwater line of Gulf of Mexico for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING run South 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds East along said centerline and along the North boundary of said property 558.46 feet to the aforementioned concrete monument; thence South 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds East along said centerline and along the Northerly boundary of said property 562.95 feet to a concrete monument marking the most Easterly corner of said property; thence North 85 degrees 05 minutes 52 seconds West 902.02 feet to a set concrete monument at the approximate highwater line of the Gulf of Mexico; thence Northwesterly along said approximate highwater line 523.00 feet, more or less to the POINT OF BEGINNING. The Northeasterly 15 feet of the foregoing described property being subject to an access easement. Bearings are based on the Grid North from Florida State Plane Coordinate System, Lambert Projection North Zone. Subject Property being more particularly described by survey by Thurman Roddenberry and Associates, dated June 27, 2002, bearing Job No. 02-352 and described as follows: Commence at U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Triangulation Station Dog Island 1909 located on the Western End of Dog Island, Franklin County, Florida at 29 degrees 47 minutes 04.809 seconds North latitude and 84 degrees 40 minutes 08.333 seconds West longitude and run South 86 degrees 46 minutes 07 seconds East 252.11 feet, thence run South 32 degrees 09 minutes 34 seconds West 932.58 feet to a point lying on the centerline of a 30.00 foot access easement, thence run North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along said centerline a distance of 571.74 feet to a re-rod (marked #6475) marking the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING continue North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along said centerline a distance of 563.07 feet to a concrete monument (marked #1254), thence leaving said centerline run South 26 degrees 25 minutes 08 seconds West 276.89 feet to a re-rod (marked #7160), thence run South 85 degrees 04 minutes 44 seconds East 602.15 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Dog Island -Access Easement Commence at U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Triangulation Station Dog Island West, 1909 which is located on the Western end of Dog Island, Franklin County, Florida, at 29 degrees 47 minutes 04.809 seconds North Latitude and 84 degrees 40 minutes 08.333, seconds West Longitude and extend a line South 65 degrees 58 minutes 04 seconds East for 807.5 feet, thence South 59 degrees 26 minutes 04 seconds East for 1599.9 feet, thence South 69 degrees 09 minutes 04 seconds East for 860.75 feet, thence South 86 degrees 06 minutes 24 seconds East for 1374.9 feet, thence North 49 degrees 42 minutes 36 seconds East for 271.8 feet; thence North 86 degrees 52 minutes 36 seconds East for 586.1 feet, thence North 77 degrees 10 minutes 36 seconds East for 182.16 feet; thence South 05 degrees 11 minutes 24 seconds East for 162.8 feet to a concrete monument on the mean high water line of the Gulf of Mexico; thence Westerly and Northwesterly along said mean high water line as follows: South 74 degrees 06 minutes 36 seconds West 2441.40 feet; thence South 78 degrees 43 minutes 36 seconds West 1771.15 feet, thence South 87 degrees 49 minutes 36 seconds West 579.70 feet, thence North 64 degrees 38 minutes 24 seconds West 76.76 feet, thence leaving said mean high water line of the Gulf of Mexico ran North 25 deNews BRIEFSSacred Heart offers outpatient lab The Sacred Heart Medical Group in Apalachicola expanded its services by providing a site that draws blood and collects other specimens for lab testing. This service is provided every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to noon at 55 Avenue E, Apalachicola. No appointment is necessary. The Sacred Medical Group provides both adult and pediatric primary care services. Medical practitioners include Dr. Robert Head, a board certied pediatrician, and Doris Carmichael, a family nurse practitioner. Ofce hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Same-day appointments are often available at 850-370-1000. For more information on the hospital, visit online at www. sacredheartonthegulf.org, nd us on Facebook or call 229-5600.Full Moon Climb Monday at lighthouse The February Full Moon Climb at the Cape St. George Lighthouse on St. George Island will be Monday, Feb. 25. The Sunset/Full Moon Climb will take place from 6 to 7:30 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 6:36 p.m. and the moon will rise at 6:44 p.m. After sunset, people are invited to climb to the top of the lighthouse for a breathtaking view of the full moon, as space and time permit. Cost is $10 for the general public and $5 for SGLA members. The Cape St. George Light is in the park at the center of St. George Island, where Island Drive (the road off the bridge) ends at Gulf Beach Drive. Parking is available in lots at either side of the park. Because space is limited, reservations are recommended. For reservations or more information, please contact the Lighthouse Gift Shop at 927-7745. Legislative delegation meeting Tuesday State Senator Bill Montford (D-Tallahassee) has announced the countys legislative delegation meeting will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. in the county commission chambers. The delegation is rst meeting in Gulf County on the same day, starting at 5 p.m., and then coming to Franklin. Knights of Columbus hosts bingo for cancer ght The Knights of Columbus Council 1648 Relay for Life team will sponsor a Bingo Night on Thursday, March 7, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Sixth St. and Ave. C in Apalachicola. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society and be used towards the teams nancial goal to assist in the effort to ght cancer. The donation is $20 per person which includes eight games of Bingo. Prizes will be awarded and there will also be a nal jackpot game. Refreshments will be for sale at the event.Elder care workshop On Tuesday, March 5, at 1:30 p.m., following the regular county meeting, there will be a meeting to discuss services provided to the elderly in Franklin County. The purpose of the workshop will investigate duplication of services and costs in preparation for preparing the upcoming county budget. Director of Administrative Services Alan Pierce said the Franklin County Senior Center; the Wakulla County Senior Center which provides Meals on Wheels in the eastern part of the county; the Apalachicola Senior Center; the Gulf County Senior Center which provides meals on wheels for the western part of the county; the Carrabelle food pantry and Franklins Promise will be invited to attend. Other organizations wishing to attend or those wishing to suggest other participants should contact Pierce at 653-9783.Fellowship Baptist to study book of John Fellowship Baptist Church, 706 Ryan Drive, Carrabelle will begin a Bible Study from the Bible at 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 3. The Book of John will be the rst book studied and the group will meet each Sunday evening at 5 p.m. until the study of John is complete. All you will need is a Bible; you might want to bring a notebook. There has been and will be much prayer behind this Bible Study as we know that without the anointing of the Holy Spirit, little can be accomplished. Pray with us and come and join us. We will have some time for snacks, fellowship, and sharing. Your active involvement and participation is asked for. Sponsored by the Jerusalem Sisters of F.B.C. For more information call Babs or Bill Bailey at 697-3660.Segree family reunion The Segree family reunion will be Saturday, March 9 at the Eastpoint Firehouse. Come bring a covered dish, old pictures and have a good time. For more information, call Inez at 670-1115. Nominate an outstanding senior volunteer The Salute to Senior Service program, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, honors the contributions of adults 65 and older who give at least 15 hours a month of volunteer service to their favorite causes. Nominations for outstanding senior volunteers will be accepted from now through March 31. State winners then will be selected by popular vote at SalutetoSeniorService. com. Online voting will take place from April 15 to 30. From those state winners, a panel of senior care experts will pick the national Salute to Senior Service honoree. Home Instead, Inc. will donate $500 to each of the state winners favorite nonprot organizations and their stories will be posted on the Salute to Senior Service Wall of Fame. In addition, $5,000 will be donated to the national winners nonprot charity of choice. Senior care professionals and those who work at hospitals, senior care facilities and other places where seniors volunteer are encouraged to nominate older adults. So, too, are family caregivers and the adult children of aging parents. Older adults also may self-nominate. To complete and submit a nomination form online for a senior age 65 or older who volunteers at least 15 hours a month, and to view the contests ofcial rules, visit SalutetoSeniorService.com. Completed nomination forms also can be mailed to Salute to Senior Service, P.O. Box 285, Bellevue, NE 68005. For more information about Salute to Senior Service or the Home Instead Senior Care networks services, call 850-522-1919.Study of county economy in progress The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) held an initial workshop in Franklin County on Jan. 24 to begin the process of collecting information on the countys economy. DEO has offered to provide funding for an economist/ planning consultant to analyze the countys economy and offer suggestions for how it might diversify. The DEO staff has provided Director of Administrative Services Alan Pierce with a list of work products they want a consultant to develop. DEO will provide the money to the county to hire the consultant. On Tuesday, county commissioners voted unanimously to advertise for Request for Qualications for a suitably qualied consultant. Before a consultant is hired the county commission will sign a contract with DEO to assure that funds are available to pay the consultant. DEO wants a most of the work products delivered before June 30. No unemployment extension At their Oct. 2 meeting, county commissioners asked Director of Administrative Services Alan Pierce to write a letter to the US Dept of Labor requesting a time extension for people to le for Disaster Unemployment Assistance based upon the damage that Tropical Storm Debbie did to the oyster bars. On Feb. 5, Pierce told commissioners the DOL has denied that request. A12 | The Times Thursday, February 21, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS 92359 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO.: 13-000005-CP IN RE: ESTATE OF HARRY PAPADOPOULOS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of HARRY PAPADOPOULOS, deceased, whose date of death was December 9, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. The names and addresses of the personal representative 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 OF 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 TIME 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 DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is /February 21, 2013. Personal Representative: LUCILLE K. TINDELL 330 Liddon Place Lynn Haven, FL 32444 Attorney for Personal Representative: Steve M. Watkins, III 41 Commerce Street Apalachicola, FL 32320 (850) 653-1949 Fla Bar No.: 0794996 February 21, 28, 2013 90116T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No. 09000347CA GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. MCMILLIAN, JEAN, et al., Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 09000347CA of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judical Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein, GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, is Plaintiff, and, MCMILLAN, JEAN, 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 March, 2013. the following described property: LOT 11, BLOCK 61, ST. GEORGE ISLAND GULF BEACHES, UNIT #5, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 AT PAGES 16 AND 17 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 30th day of January, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Submitted by: GREENSPOON MARDER, P.A. 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. February 14, 21, 2013 90118T IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO. 2012 CC 000130 ST. GEORGE PLANTATION OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation, Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE, SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF BRENT KARDOES, DECEASED, AND ALL UNKNOWN PERSONS OR PARTIES HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE, OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2116 SEA FERN WAY IN ST. GEORGE PLANTATION; BEVERLY I. KARDOES and H. FRANK KARDOES, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: and any unknown parties who are or may be interested in the subject matter of this action whose names and residences, after diligent search and inquiry, are unknown to Plaintiff and which said unknown parties may claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees or other claimants claiming by, through, under or against the Said Defendant, who are not known to be dead or alive. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to enforce and foreclose a Claim of Lien for assessments and to foreclose any claims which are inferior to the right, title and interest of the Plaintiff herein in the following described property: Lot 10 of Pelican Beach Village, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page(s) 12, of the 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 Plaintiffs attorney, Raymond F. Newman, Jr., Becker & Poliakiff, P.A., 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy, Suite 7, Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548, on or before thirty (30) days from the date of first publication and to file the original of the defenses with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter. If a Defendant fails to do so, a default will be entered against that Defendant for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court January 31, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of said Court By: Terry E. Creamer as Deputy Clerk Bill to: Becker & Poliakiff, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Suite 7 Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548-5253 (850)664-2229 (850)664-7882 Fax February 14, 21, 2013 90176T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 07-000433-CA SE PROPERTY HOLDINGS, LLC, as successor by merger with VISION BANK, Plaintiff, vs. OLIVIER MONOD a/k/a OLIVIER MONODDUCIMETIERE a/k/a OLIVIER H. DUCIMETIEREMONOD a/k/a OLIVIER DUCIMETIEREMONOD, TIFFANY MONOD-DUCIMETIERE, and ANCHOR REALTY AND MORTGAGE COMPANY OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to the Amended Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure against Defendant, Olivier Ducimetiere-Monod a/k/a Olivier Monod a/k/a Olivier MonodDucimetiere, entered in the above-styled cause, I will sell at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Second Floor, Apalachicola, FL 32320, at the hour of 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on the 6th day of March, 2013, the property situated in Franklin County, Florida, described as: EXHIBIT A LEGAL DESCRIPTION Parcel II: Lot 1 of TRACT 12, of TRACT 11, DOG ISLAND, as is more particularly described as follows: Commence at a U.S. Coastal and Geodetic Survey Triangulation Station, Dog Island West, 1909 which is located on the West end of Dog Island, Franklin County, Florida, at 29 degrees 47 minutes 04.809 seconds, North Latitude and 84 degrees 40 minutes 08.333 seconds West Longitude and run South 86 degrees 46 minutes 07 seconds East 252.11 feet to a concrete monument; thence South 32 degrees 09 minutes 34 seconds West, 932.58 feet to a concrete monument in the centerline of a 30 foot access easement, thence North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along said centerline 571.74 feet to a concrete monument marking the most Easterly corner of property described in Official Records Book 149 at Pages 140-145 of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida; thence continue North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along the centerline of said 30 foot access easement and along the Northerly boundary of said property a distance of 562.95 feet to a concrete monument, said concrete momument being located South 80 degrees 23 minutes 38 seconds West 105.56 feet from the Department of Natural Resources monument R-150, also located North 27 degrees 00 minutes 37 seconds West 154.00 feet to the Department of Natural Resources monument stamped 49 80 C01, thence continue North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along said centerline and along the Northerly boundary of said property to an intersection with the approximate highwater line of Gulf of Mexico for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING run South 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds East along said centerline and along the North boundary of said property 558.46 feet to the aforementioned concrete monument; thence South 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds East along said centerline and along the Northerly boundary of said property 562.95 feet to a concrete monument marking the most Easterly corner of said property; thence North 85 degrees 05 minutes 52 seconds West 902.02 feet to a set concrete monument at the approximate highwater line of the Gulf of Mexico; thence Northwesterly along said approximate highwater line 523.00 feet, more or less to the POINT OF BEGINNING. The Northeasterly 15 feet of the foregoing described property being subject to an access easement. Bearings are based on the Grid North from Florida State Plane Coordinate System, Lambert Projection North Zone. Subject Property being more particularly described by survey by Thurman Roddenberry and Associates, dated June 27, 2002, bearing Job No. 02-352 and described as follows: Commence at U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Triangulation Station Dog Island 1909 located on the Western End of Dog Island, Franklin County, Florida at 29 degrees 47 minutes 04.809 seconds North latitude and 84 degrees 40 minutes 08.333 seconds West longitude and run South 86 degrees 46 minutes 07 seconds East 252.11 feet, thence run South 32 degrees 09 minutes 34 seconds West 932.58 feet to a point lying on the centerline of a 30.00 foot access easement, thence run North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along said centerline a distance of 571.74 feet to a re-rod (marked #6475) marking the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING continue North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along said centerline a distance of 563.07 feet to a concrete monument (marked #1254), thence leaving said centerline run South 26 degrees 25 minutes 08 seconds West 276.89 feet to a re-rod (marked #7160), thence run South 85 degrees 04 minutes 44 seconds East 602.15 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Dog Island -Access Easement Commence at U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Triangulation Station Dog Island West, 1909 which is located on the Western end of Dog Island, Franklin County, Florida, at 29 degrees 47 minutes 04.809 seconds North Latitude and 84 degrees 40 minutes 08.333, seconds West Longitude and extend a line South 65 degrees 58 minutes 04 seconds East for 807.5 feet, thence South 59 degrees 26 minutes 04 seconds East for 1599.9 feet, thence South 69 degrees 09 minutes 04 seconds East for 860.75 feet, thence South 86 degrees 06 minutes 24 seconds East for 1374.9 feet, thence North 49 degrees 42 minutes 36 seconds East for 271.8 feet; thence North 86 degrees 52 minutes 36 seconds East for 586.1 feet, thence North 77 degrees 10 minutes 36 seconds East for 182.16 feet; thence South 05 degrees 11 minutes 24 seconds East for 162.8 feet to a concrete monument on the mean high water line of the Gulf of Mexico; thence Westerly and Northwesterly along said mean high water line as follows: South 74 degrees 06 minutes 36 seconds West 2441.40 feet; thence South 78 degrees 43 minutes 36 seconds West 1771.15 feet, thence South 87 degrees 49 minutes 36 seconds West 579.70 feet, thence North 64 degrees 38 minutes 24 seconds West 76.76 feet, thence leaving said mean high water line of the Gulf of Mexico ran North 25 de-

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From said POINT OF BEGINNING continue North 25 degrees 21 minutes 36 seconds East 30.15 feet; thence North 58 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds West 476.09 feet, thence North 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds East 909.95 feet to the mean high water line of Ballast Cove in St George Sound, thence North 60 degrees 23 minutes 39 seconds West along said mean high water line 30.01 feet; thence South 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds West 909.17 feet, thence North 58 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds West 865.29 feet, thence North 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds East 930.80 feet to the mean high water line of said Ballast Cove, thence North 55 degrees 13 minutes 39 seconds West along said mean high water line 30.06 feet, Thence South 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds West 932.73 feet, thence North 58 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds West 820.80 feet, thence North 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds East 985.50 feet to the mean highwater line of said Ballast Cove, thence North 55 degrees 13 minutes 39 seconds West along said mean highwater 30.06 feet, thence South 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds West 987.42 feet, thence North 58 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds West 270.62 feet, to the mean highwater line of East Pass, thence South 25 degrees 11 minutes 50 seconds West along said mean high water line 30.16 feet, thence South 58 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds East 546.58 feet, thence South 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds West 964.94 feet to the mean highwater line of said Gulf of Mexico, thence South 19 degrees 59 minutes 24 seconds East along said mean high water line 38.56 feet, thence North 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds East 989.16 feet, thence South 58 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds East 733.67 feet, thence South 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds West 1049.05 feet to the mean highwater line of said Gulf of Mexico, thence South 64 degrees 38 minutes 24 seconds East along said mean high water line of 30.15 feet, thence North 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds East 1046.03 feet, thence South 58 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds East 781.08 feet, thence South 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds West 967.60 feet to the mean highwater line of said Gulf of Mexico, thence South 64 degrees 38 minutes 24 seconds East along said mean highwater line 30.15 Feet, thence North 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds East 964.58 feet, thence South 58 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds East 371.39 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. ANY LIENHOLDER CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FUNDS FROM THIS SALE, IF ANY, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 45.031(1)(A), FLORIDA STATUTES. DATED this 5th day of February, 2013. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk February 21, 28, 2013 90180T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 19-2012-CA-000119 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF INDYMAC LOAN TRUST MORTGAGE BACKED CERTIFICATES SERIES 2005-L1 UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED JUNE 1, 2005, Plaintiff, vs. IBRAHIM QUINONES; JOEL QUINONES; MARIANA PEREZ; 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; AND MARINERS LANDING HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION PHASE II, LLC., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order on Plaintiff’s Motion to Cancel and Reschedule Foreclosure Sale dated January 15, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 19-2012-CA000119 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 17th day of April, 2013, 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 10, MARINERS LANDING, PHASE II ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGES 19, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY FLORIDA. Property address: 849 MARINERS COURT, 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 60 days after the sale. ATTENTION: 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: Court Administrator FL Phone: (850)577-4401 DATED AT APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA THIS 16TH DAY OF JANUARY, 2013. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk February 21, 28, 2013 90186T PUBLIC NOTICE: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announce two PUBLIC HEARINGS for the FWC Lead Managed Portions of Apalachicola River Wildlife and Environmental Area located in Gulf and Franklin Counties, Florida. 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 27, 2013 St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve Center 3915 State Road 30-A Port St. Joe, FL 32456 7:00 P.M. Thursday, February 28, 2013 Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Environmental Education and Training Center 108 Island Drive Eastpointe, FL 32328 PURPOSE: To receive public comment regarding considerations for FWC’s ten-year Management Plan for the FWC Lead Managed Portions of Apalachicola River Wildlife and Environmental Area (ARWEA). This hearing is being held EXCLUSIVELY for discussion of the DRAFT Apalachicola River WEA Management Plan. This meeting is not being held to discuss area hunting or fishing regulations. For more information on the process for FWC rule and regulation development go online to: myfwc.com/about/rules-re gulations/rule-changes/ or call (850) 487-1764. A Management Prospectus for Apalachicola River WEA and copy of the agenda is available upon request from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Land Conservation and Planning Group, 620 South Meridian Street, Tallahassee, Florida 323991600. Telephone: (850) 487-9982 or (850) 487-9767 or by e-mail at Rebecca.Shelton @MyFWC.com February 21, 2013 92117T PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF INTENDED ACTION FRANKLIN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD Purpose and Effect: The Franklin County School Board proposes to update and adopt policies, as provided in the Administrative Procedures Act for the purpose of maintaining compliance with Florida Statutes and State Board of Education Rules. Summary: The following is a brief description of the proposed changes: Franklin County School District School Board Policy Manual updates to improve formatting and to address recent legislative changes. Statutory Authority: Section 1001.41, Florida Statutes These proposed rules will be considered by the Franklin County School Board at a meeting publicly advertised and held in the Willie Speed School Board Room at 85 School Road, Eastpoint, Florida, no earlier than 28 days after the original date of this notice. Policies may be reviewed during the period of February 7, 2013 through March 7, 2013 at the Franklin County School Board Administrative Offices, 85 School Road, Eastpoint, Florida during the hours of 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM, Monday -Friday. Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 90256T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 192009CA000261CAXXXX U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST, AS TRUSTEE FOR WAMMS 2002-MS8 vs. JAMES EMORY MORRIS et.al., Plaintiff, vs. JAMES EMORY MORRIS A/K/A EMORY MORRIS, et al, Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE RE-NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Granting Plaintiff’s Motion to Reschedule Foreclosure Sale filed January 28, 2013 and entered in Case No. 132009CA 000261CAXXXX of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN COUNTY, Florida, Wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST, AS TRUSTEE FOR WAMMS 2002MS8 vs. JAMES EMORY MORRIS et.al., is Plaintiff, and JAMES EMORY MORRIS A/K/A EMORY MORRIS, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM at FRANKLIN County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 13th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Lis Pendens, to wit: Lot 2, in Block 11 West of St. George Island Gulf Beaches, Unit No. 1, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 7, of the public records of Franklin County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds 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 Apalachiacola, FRANKLIN COUNTY, Florida, this 13th day of February, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of said Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST, AS TRUSTEE FOR WAMMS 2002-MS8 vs. JAMES EMORY MORRIS et.al. c/o Phelan Hallinan, PLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Creek Road Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-462-7000 PH #20849 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 Court Technology Office Office of Court Administration 301 S Monroe St, Rm 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. February 21, 28, 2013 92247T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT FRANKLIN COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA Case No.: 19-2011-CA-000365 FIFTH THIRD MORTGAGE COMPANY Plaintiff, vs. BELINDA CASH A/K/A BELINDA SUE CASH, CHARLES DAVID CASH; ST. JAMES BAY PROPERTY OWNERS’ ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendants NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment dated January 29, 2013, in the above-styled cause, the Franklin County Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the front of courthouse steps, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL on March 13, 2013, the following described property: LOT 4, BLOCK O, ST. JAMES BAY, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7 AT PAGES 39-46 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 103 Egret Court, 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 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. 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, Court Technology Office, Office of Court Administration, 301 S. Monroe St, 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 WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on January 30, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Circuit Court Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk February 21, 28, 2013 92147T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, TC 10L LLC., 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: 221 Year of issuance: 2010 Description of property: LOT 16 BLOCK S ST JAMES BAY SUBDIVISION, PHASE II PARCEL NO: 05-07S-03W-1001-000S-01 60 Name is which assessed: REFLECTIONS HOUSE, 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 (1st) Monday in the month of February 2013, which is the 4th day of MARCH 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 29th day of JANUARY, 2013. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 92149T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, TC 10L LLC., 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: 190 Year of issuance: 2010 Description of property: LOT 12 BLOCK D ST JAMES BAY SUBDIVISION PARCEL NO: 05-07S-03W-1000-000D-0 120 Name is which assessed: REFLECTIONS HOUSE, 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 (1st) Monday in the month of February 2013, which is the 4th day of MARCH 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 29th day of JANUARY, 2013. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 92409T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO.: 19-2012-CA-000274 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff vs. JANIS G. MESSER, et al., Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JANIS G. MESSER 609 5TH ST CARRABELLE, FL 32322 JANIS G. MESSER 1839 PHILEMA RD S ALBANY, GA 31701 AND TO: All persons claiming an interest by, through, under, or against the aforesaid Defendant(s). YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in Franklin County, Florida: LOT 5, BLOCK 143 (F 11) OF PICKETTS ADDITION, CITY OF CARRABELLE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE(S) 20, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. FORMERLY KNOWN AS: LOT 5, BLOCK 143 (F 11), PICKETS ADDITION, CITY OF CARRABELLE, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you, an you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to this action, on Greenspoon Marder, P.A., Default Department, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is Trade Centre South, Suite 700, 100 West Cypress Creek Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309, and the file original with the Clerk within 30 days after the first publication of this notice otherwise a default and a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL OF SAID COURT on this 11th day of February, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson As Clerk of said Court Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in this proceeding should, no later than seven (7) days prior, contact the Clerk of the Court’s disability coordinator at 301 S MONROE STREET ROOM 225, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301, 850-577-4401. If hearing or voice impaired, contact (TDD) (800) 955-8771 via Florida Relay System. February 21, 28, 2013 92427T PUBLIC NOTICE FRANKLIN COUNTY DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS February 21, 2013 The Franklin County District School Board is requesting proposals for Health Insurance Agent/Broker Services to provide for the following professional services, beginning July 1, 2013; (a) annual marketing of health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, vision insurance, and disability insurance; (b) responding to the daily services needs of the Franklin County School Board in the areas of health insurance servicing. The services will be provided under contract for a period of one (1) year. Proposals shall be submitted to the Franklin County School District School Board, 85 School Road, Suite 1, Eastpoint, FL 32328, no later than 1:00 P.M., EDT, March 21, 2013. Proposal Envelopes shall be marked RFP Health Insurance Agent. Questions regarding Request for Proposal may be directed to Ms. Shannon Venable, Director of Financial Services, at (850) 670-2810, ext. 4105. The Franklin County School Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids. February 21, 2013 *Adopt*:Art Classes to Zoo Trips; all in between, baby will be our King/Queen *James & Helene* Expenses Paid FLBar42311 1800-522-0045 $$ WANTED OLD CAR TAGS $$ I am buying old car tags in good condition from the 1950’s down from the following counties: Franklin, Gulf, Liberty, Calhoun, Bay, Jackson, Wakulla, Taylor, Madison, Jefferson, Gadsden, Hamilton, Lafayette. Kirk 850-545-3677 $Wanted Old Bottles$I am looking for old coca-cola bottles, Medicine bottles, Orange Crush bottles, Rice Bottling Works bottles, Gorrie Bottling Works bottles, Neele Bottling Works bottles, John Cook Fine Whiskey flask bottles from Apalachicola also commissary tokes, seafood tokens, lumber tokens, general merchandise tokens, turpentine tokens & old signs. Kirk 850-545-3677 GUN SHOWMar. 2nd & 3rd Nat’l Peanut Fest. Bldg. 5622 US Hwy 231 S Dothan, Alabama OVER 275 TABLES Saturday 9-5pm Sunday 10-4pm Info: 334-279-9895 Text FL24233 to 56654 GUN SHOWSanta Rosa County Auditorium: Milton, FL. Mar 16th & 17th 8 am -5 pm. Call (850) 957-4952 or (850) 261-8407 General Admission: $6Text FL40762 to 56654 Apalachicola Used Book Storeis looking to buy limited number, good condition Apalachicola Cook Books For more information Call 850-570-4204 Food Srvc/HospitalityRestraunt HelpAll shifts. Please apply in person at Apalachicola Seafood Grill 100 Market St, Apalachicola, FL Food Svc/HospitalityHousekeepingSaturday cleaning for Vacation Rental Homes on Cape San Blas. To apply: Call for appointment. 850-270-7736 Web ID# 34241417 Text FL41417 to 56654 Food SvsHalf Shell Oyster Shuckers Needed4 days per week Leavins Seafood, Inc (850) 653-8823 Web ID#: 34241259 Food Svs/HospitalityPapa Joe’s Oyster Bar & GrillNow Taking ApplicationsAll Positions!!! Apply in person only 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 Food Svs/HospitalityExperienced WaitressBayside Burgerslocated at 260 Hwy 98 in Eastpoint is taking applications for experienced wait staff. You can call 850-670-1025 or apply in person. Web ID# 34241402 Text FL41402 to 56654 HospitalityHousekeepingPart Time weekend help needed for all positions, apply in person, 4693 Cape San Blas Rd or 1200 Hwy 98 Mexico Beach Install/Maint/RepairMaintenanceFull time maintenance person needed at the Bucaneer Inn on St. George Island, Fl. Experience is helpful and must be able to work weekends. Applications can be pick up at 228 Franklin Blvd, St. George Island or call 850-927-2163 for more information OtherCashier & Meat CutterNow Taking applications for cashier and meat cutter. Must be able to work nights and weekends. Apply in person at Big Top Supermarket in Eastpoint Web ID# 34241408 txt FL41408 to 56654 Apalachicola Rentals: Office & Residential Apartments: -Utilities included (ex phone/ cable) -$700 & $800/mth Office Space: -No Retail -1 to 3 offices available; approx. 10 X 20 each -Utilities included + wifi; (ex phone) -Shared common areas: reception, conference room, kitchen & bathrooms. -Some office furniture available. -$350 -$450/mth Call: 850-323-1053 Apalachicola 1Br/1Ba quiet, 2 blks from boat ramp, $600mo + first & last dep. 850-570-9167 Apalachicola: 1 br, 1 ba efficiency Call for information 850-653-6103 Text FL39318 to 56654 Studio Apt. Furnished Upstairs StudioQuiet location, Water & Electric incl. Walk to Dwntwn. $650+Dep N/P or N/S For appt 653-9116 or 320-1174 Carrabelle Cove ApartmentsTaking Applications Now Available: 1, 2 and 3 br, Handicap Apts. Laundry facilities on site, W/S included in rent, CH&A and window coverings provided. On site management Office. Rental assistance available. Income restrictions apply, reasonable accommodation. Carrabelle Cove Apartments 807 Gray Ave #33 Carrabelle, Fl 32322 850-697-2017 TDD711 This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employerText FL29928 to 56654 St. GeorgeIsland $175/wk, elec, satellite, garbage incl. Pool tbl. 12’ X 65’ deck. Beautiful view! 850-653-5319 1 BR, Cottage& 3bd 2ba House, CH/A in Apalachicola, 850-643-7740 St. George Island-2 br, 1 ba, Canal view. All utilities incl. 6 mo to 1 yr lse. $1200 mo + $500 dep. Call 850-370-6001 Apalachicola: 3 br, 2 Bath. Newly Remodeled Call for details!! 850-653-6103 Text FL39317 to 56654 3Br/2Ba Home For Sale By Owner located at 1860 Beacon St, Carabelle, Fla, Call 850-210-3541 For Sale St. George Island, 2Br/1Ba, 90 x 170 Lot, 1730 sq ft home, CH/A, $165,000; Call 864-356-5949 3Br/2Ba, Large Living Room, Dinning Room, on 1 acre of land, Heat & Air, All Appliances, 595 Wilderness Rd, Eastpoint, $75K; Call 850-370-0939 Panama City Beach, 38 ft., Charter Boat, Twin Perkns Engines rebuilt, bottom job just completed, been operating as a charter boat for 12 yrs, High traffic slip paid for untill May ‘13, Intrested in Sale/Joint Venture or Sale Operate for you. Part of 3 boat company same location 28 yrs. Excellent private boat, good River/Gulf/Bay Boat, $18K, Some possible finiancing Call Bobby 850-234-9409 or Toll Free 877-Fla-Boat or email boatlaydee @yahoo.com Fresh Pine Straw Call 850-545-6064 Let a little Classified ad do a big job for you. 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Local A14 | The Times Thursday, February 21, 2013 Real Estate Picks Our local real estate experts have identied what they feel are the best values around and are oering them to you in Real Estate Picks! (In this section), Discover the best real estate values in Mexico Beach, Port St. Joe, Apalachicola, Cape San Blas, St. George Island, Carrabelle and surrounding areas. Best Values on the Forgotten Coast SELL YOUR LI S TING S HERE! Only $35 per week per listing Minimum 2 ads per week or 1 ad for 2 weeks Contact Joel or Kari for details: (850)814-7377 or (850)227-7847 SOLD John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.com MLS# 248675 $13,000 Eastpoint SAGO DRIVE Foreclosure in Magnolia Ridge in Eastpoint, One acre residential building site, paved roads & underground utilities make this a great location for a permanent residence or weekend retreat. Minutes away from John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.com MLS# 248430 $525,000 St. George Island 1ST T IER PLAN T A T ION 4 BR, 2 BA, renovated kitchen with tile counter tops & new appliances, lots of warm (real) wood paneling built by Will Solburg, about 100 ft to beach boardwalk, Heated Pool, new standing seam metal roof. Trades & Services GET YOUR AD IN 653-8868 Trades & Services Laban Bontrager, DMD Monica Bontrager, DMD 12761 Pea Ridge Road Bristol, Florida 32321 TELEPHONE (850) 643-5417 Bristol Dental Clinic DENTURE LAB ON PREMISES Same Day Service on Repairs and Relines Don Lively General Contractors L ICENSED AND I NSURED 20 Y EARS E XPERIENCE P .O. Box 439 C arrabelle, FL 32322 697-2783 or Mobile 566-2603 RC 0066499 R G0065255 Carrabelle Visa, Discover, and American Express Honored at Participating Ace Stores JACKSONS Building Supplies & Auto Repair Carrabelle 697-3333 We Deliver Anywhere Hardware and Paint Center ROBERTS APPLIANCE REPAIR ALL MAJOR BRANDS 18 Shadow Lane Apalachicola, FL 32320 Phone: (850) 653-8122 Cell: (850) 653-7654 J.J.s Tree Service, LLC Stump Grinder Licensed & Insured Call John : (850) 899-8432 JOES LAWN CARE IF I TS I N YOUR YARD LET JOE TAKE CARE OF I T FULL L AWN SERVICE S TREE TRIMMING AND REMOVAL AL S O CLEAN GUTTER S AND IRRIGATION IN S TILLATION, PLANTING AND BEDDING AVAILABLE CALL JOE@ 850-323-0741 OR EMAIL J OE S_ LA WN @Y A H OO COM HCOLA (Hillside Coalition of Laborers for Apalachicola), which has organized the festival annually since 2004. I was totally honored and humbled. It tickled me they would select me for it, she said. The constitutional of cers were there, and County Commissioner Noah Lockley, and the usual accompaniment of police and reghters, plus the Hillside Royalty in a oat of their own. On the oat were Tiny Mr. Hillside: Bo Simmons III, 3; Tiny Miss Hillside Mercedes Davis II, 2; Hillside Prince Ajayden Lewis, 5; Hillside Princess Alexis McNair, 6; Mr. Hillside Kiondre Sewell, 11; Miss Hillside Shine Pearson, 11; Hillside Queen Bria Walker, 16; and Hillside King Jathan Martin, 16. By mid-morning, the sun had burst over the growing crowd at the Sixth Street site, next to Holy Family Senior Center, where the festival was held. Introduction of the grand marshal and royal court followed a blessing of the festival from Covenant Word Pastor David Walker, the singing of the National Anthem by Angelita Stephens, a recitation from memory by Alexis ONeal of President Barack Obamas African-American History Month proclamation and the singing of the Negro National Anthem by Angeline Stanley. Mayor Van Johnson then focused on the meaning of the event in his welcoming remarks. We are here over this wonderful Apalachicola weekend to recount and celebrate the many contributions made to America by those who came before us the sons and daughters of Africa, he said. It was because of the scars left on their bent, but not broken, backs and the blood that slowly dripped from their brow that compelled our forefathers to seek out justice and equality so that all men, including black men and black women, could share equally and jointly in the rights of liberty and freedom. As descendants of slaves and freedom ghters, we must wholeheartedly embrace our heritage, and in doing so, we begin the process of viewing our present as a triumphant part of our past and our future full of endless possibilities, Johnson said. Such hope, made up the dreams of our forefathers, unattainable for them, but made possible to us, because they paved the road of opportunity with their dignity and humanity. The legacy that we leave behind must include the ability of future generations to make demands, because power has never conceded anything without demands it never has and it never will, he said. For the broader community, the purpose of this celebration is to afford you with an opportunity to become exposed to a proud race of people with a rich heritage, a people that has contributed much without acknowledgment to the successful evolution of this great country. The festival featured about 20 food vendors and eight arts and crafts booths, including Panama Citys Cecelia Wynn, who sold out of her sea wind design scarves on the blustery afternoon. There were people all over the place. It made me happy to see them buying from the vendors, MountSimmons said. And our locals were there; we were very pleased. In addition, there were educational booths, such as gadgets and experiments from the science guy, Florida A&M University science professor Ron Williams. Also on hand were booths by the county health departments dental clinic, which gave away toothpaste and toothbrushes; Refuge House; the SWAT anti-tobacco program; the Apalachicola Municipal Library; and blood pressure checks by Natalie ONeal Booth, a nurse from Tallahassee. Damien Davis offered a mime of black historical moments, with a performance by Jathan Martin and Impact singing group; and by Hillside Dancers for Christ, which featured Morgan Martin, Trinity Hardy, Shine Pearson, Beyla Walker, Tanaya Harris, Aaliyah West, Cheyenne Martin and India Sewell. Also performing was rapper Dre Robinson, known as Flo General; an ethnic fashion show organized by Brenda Cummings; Steppers groove, which was audience participation line dancing; and Jamming with deejay Beanie Boy Bernard Simmons. The evening featured the band Un nished Business, which included Bernard Simmons on guitar and vocals, Glenn Banks on drums, Claude Banks on keyboards, guitars and vocals, Mary Mathis on vocals and tambourine, and Tommy Stevens on guitar Sunday afternoon featured a worship service with broad participation, including the male chorus from Friendship Missionary Baptist, who included Willie Joe Walker, William Key, Henry Brown, Granville Croom and Pastor James Williams, with musician Kenny Turner and Jhaki Davis. Elder Roderick Robinson Jr. delivered the keynote speech. The festival went quite well; the weather was a sticking point, Mount-Simmons said. It is our commitment to always have it on the Hill and never charge admission. Thats what its all about: people having a great time, out in the open. HERITAGE from page A1 PHOTOS BY DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times Above, Roderick Robinson performs as rapper Flo General. 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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 Thursday, February 21, 2013Commissioners bicker over procedural issuesBy LOIS SWOBODA653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes lswoboda@star .com Once again, county commissioners have failed to decide who will serve as county attorney, largely because of an argument over parliamentary procedures. Tuesday mornings heated debate was the continuation of a Feb. 5 discussion to decide among ve candidates who had responded to a request for proposals issued earlier this year. Being considered are the current county attorney, Michael Shuler, as well as Carrabelle attorney Dan Cox, Eastpoint attorney Kristy Banks, Tallahassee attorney Ethan Way and Blountstown attorney Shalene Grover. The Feb. 5 discussion, which had included the defeat of a motion 3-2 to retain Shuler, was marked by sharp divisions within the commission. On Tuesday, little had changed, as the ve commissioners picked up right where they had left off. After Commissioner Noah Lockley again moved to retain Shuler as attorney, and Festival celebrates black historyBy DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com The weather was blustery, with an occasional chill, but the mood was joyous and spirits warm as Apalachicolas Hillside community played host last weekend to the 10th anniversary of the countys annual African-American History Festival. The typically modest parade started on time, but all but a few onlookers were absent, declining to brave the chilly temperature. Serving as grand marshal was Elinor Mount-Simmons, a teacher of more than three decades in the Franklin County Schools, and one of the founders of Carrabelle eyes sewer plant costsBy LOIS SWOBODA653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes lswoboda@star .com A Carrabelle city commissioner has raised questions over the high cost of repaying for upgrades to its sewage system. At the Feb. 7 meeting of the Carrabelle city commission, Commissioner Brenda LaPaz provided a report on the debt load incurred by the city when it upgraded the citys sewage system, a project begun in 1996 and completed last year. The bottom line is the city owes more than $27 million to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. About $19 million will be paid for by a federal Disadvantaged Small Community Grant; with interest, about $11 million must be paid by Carrabelle. At the inception of the sewage treatment project more than 15 years ago, the Florida legislature appropriated $5.4 million over time to be placed in escrow. At the time, it was believed interest from that account, combined with increased receipts from new sewer customers, would repay the debt without raising rates. LaPaz, the citys water and sewer commissioner, demanded to know why that assumption was wrong. She wrote that she became concerned in October 2011 when she noticed the citys yearly nancial statement listed an outstanding bill of more than $27 million to be paid for by water and sewer revenues. I questioned this liability and asked the city staff, the city attorney, consultants, citizens who had attended past city meetings, and past commissioners, she wrote. No one seemed to By DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com The Tourist Development Councils 2012-13 scal year has started off strong, if the rst two months are any indication. For the rst time since Franklin Countys two-cent bed tax was put into place in 2005, the countys annual tourist tax revenue passed the $50,000 mark for an October, the rst month of the scal year. The take for October 2012 was $53,543, a jump of $5,160 from the year before, or a 10.67 percent climb. In November, the revenue was $40,334, almost $5,900 more than the year before and an even better 17.1 percent improvement. This marked the rst time Novembers numbers, typically in the $20,000 to $30,000 range, eclipsed the $40,000 mark. The numbers for December have not yet arrived from the state. Revenue for December is typically the lowest of all the months and has averaged around the $20,000 mark, only about one-seventh of the busy summer months, May, June and July. At the present pace, the TDC could see its rst $1 million year for bed tax revenue. The countys overnight accommodations last year generated a little more than $916,000, about $113,000 more than the previous year. TDC of cials, however, are being conservative in their forecasts and have projected only about $800,000 for the year. So far this year, the county is averaging about 13 percent better revenues than at this point last year. Before that, from 2005 to 2010, October and November only produced about two-thirds the revenue it did this scal year. With the exception of a slight drop in the 2008-9 scal year, TDC revenues have increased every year since the tax was put into place in 2005, beginning with about $698,000 in its rst complete scal year of existence. BRENDA LaPAZCounty tables attorney voteOctober, November TDC revenues highest ever This is politics at its worst. Im embarrassed to be a politician.Marcia Johnson clerk of courts See SEWER A2 Playing the hostess, A8VOL. 127 ISSUE 43Opinion . . . A4 Society . . . A8 Faith . . . A9 Outdoors . . A10 Tide Chart . . A10 Sports . . . A11 Classi eds . . A13Replica ships to sail into CarrabelleThe Pinta and the Nina, replicas of Columbus ships, will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 22-28. The Nina was built by hand, without the use of power tools, and is considered the most historically correct Columbus replica ever built. The Pinta was built in Brazil and is a larger version of the archetypal caravel. While in port, the public is invited to visit the ships for a walk-aboard, selfguided tour. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $6 for students 5-16. Children 4 and under free. The ships will be docked at The Moorings Marina, 1000 N.W. Ave. A. Visit www.thenina.com or email columfnd@surfbvi.com.Dixie to present Vintage HitchcockThe Dixie Theatre presents Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play this weekend. Spies, murder, love and other trademarks of Alfred Hitchcock come to life in the style of a 1940s radio broadcast. Shows are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and again Sunday afternoon. All seats are $25. For tickets, call the box of ce at 653-3200.Depot Creek to perform SaturdayFranklin County Community Development & Land Trust Corp. presents Depot Creek featuring Jon Copps & Neal Jones at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 on St. George Island. Tickets are $15, and proceeds bene t affordable housing in Franklin County. For tickets, call the Butler Agency 670-1200.Museum to host Gallery Talk SaturdayThe Apalachicola Museum of Art and Bring Me A Book Franklin Inc., will present a Gallery Talk from 6-8 p.m. Saturday with Beth Appleton. The evening will showcase Beths cut paper works and her two short videos, both illustrating how her art has been inspired by the Apalachicola River and Bay. Other participants are the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve and Florida A&M University; local coastal cleanup groups; and the Florida Nature Conservancy. The exhibition continues through March 15. PHOTOS BY DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesThe Hillside Dancers for Christ perform on Saturday at the countys annual AfricanAmerican History Festival. Below is Grand Marshal Elinor Mount-Simmons.A PEOPLES HERITAGE AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY FESTIVALSee HERITAGE A14 See ATTORNEY A5

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LocalA2 | The Times Thursday, February 21, 2013 know much about this liability except that it was understood that the sewer plant project would be paid for with grant money and with money given to Carrabelle by the state legislature which was deposited into an investment account at Capital City Trust. LaPaz said she was further disturbed when, in November 2012, City Attorney Dan Hartman presented her with a payment notice from the DEP indicating Carrabelle owed a $184,830 payment Nov. 15, the rst of 60 semiannual payments due over the next 30 years. She said the payment later was made without her knowledge. In researching documents relating to the funding, she said she contacted DEP spokesman Brian Goff, who said the nal agreement and closing documents had been signed and executed in April 2012. LaPaz said she was poorly informed by city staff and advisors about water and sewer nances. I then realized I was about to be thrown off the boat without a life vest, she said. Our mayor appointed me to preside over the Water and Sewer Department on Sept. 8, 2011, my rst day as commissioner. In October 2011, I was told the water rates had to be increased because of an ordinance passed in April 2010 that had not yet been enacted. It would be up to me to inform the ratepayers. Now I have discovered closing documents that were signed without my knowledge, LaPaz said. These documents have extremely high loan amounts that will be the nal responsibility of the people who receive city sewer service. She said city staff had very little understanding of the nancial complexity of these documents and (she) suspected that over the years, as each loan and grant agreement had been executed, no one took the initiative to review the documents in depth or to have an outside accountant verify if the numbers were actually going to come out as described in the original documents from 1996. She said city staff has agreed to work with her to nd solutions to the problem of repaying the loan. Former city administrator John McInnis, who worked for the city between 2005 and 2008, said the answer is simple as to why Carrabelle owes as much as it does. McInnis said when he came to work for Carrabelle in 2005, Mayor Jim Brown asked him to look into the economics of the project, as outlined in a report prepared in the 1990s by Baskerville Donovan, an engineering consultant for Carrabelle. McInnis said signicant portions of the community, including Carrabelle Beach and River Road, were not included, and a change order was approved by the commission to include those areas in the sewage system. Even with these omissions in existing housing, the Baskerville Donovan study predicted signicant growth in the countys east end over the next decade. When the new sewage treatment system was planned, that prediction had to be taken into consideration, McInnis said, but when the real estate bubble burst around 2005, development of numerous housing projects, including thousands of acres belonging to The St. Joe Company, was stalled. Many developers installed infrastructure that sat unused in ghost neighborhoods. They had also paid tap fees to reserve sewage and water capacity. Because the tap fees had been paid, we built a plant that is bigger than what currently is being utilized, McInnis said. If they hadnt built it the size that it is, and the development had happened as predicted, it would have been a bigger disaster. Everything that was put in the ground was approved by DEP to be grant-eligible. The best deal was to ask for the grant and let the state pay 85 percent, he said. The city really had no choice, said City Clerk Keisha Smith, who did not work for the city at the time. They were approving all these developments left and right. Our sewer system didnt have the capacity to handle the development.There was no hoodooismCarrabelle made its rst payment, $185,000, in November 2012, after the construction of the treatment plant and grid was completed. Banks and Knecht met Feb. 12 with LaPaz, Smith and Millender; and Jim Waddell and Russell Large, employees of Inovia, the citys engineering consultant; to discuss Carrabelles payment options. Two days later, LaPaz sent a report to Smith and Millender outlining her take on the discussion. City staff appeared to have no understanding of the nancial complexity or meaning, LaPaz wrote. I explained to DEP administrators that city administrative transactions/functions were not reported to the city commission. Explained that city administration has made no preparations in recent years to secure or plan for additional sewer revenues to supplement payment of upcoming loan. Explained that Carrabelles mayor is a kind gentleman, but unfortunately the mayor is intellectually deprived and unable to understand the importance of this debt. McInnis, who as city administrator and later city manager was instrumental in the design and installation of much of the sewage system, and who trained Millender as his replacement, said he had reviewed LaPazs notes. He disagreed that transactions were not reported and said the city reaped positive effects from the upgrade of the sewer system. There was nothing involved in that sewer project that was under the table, he said. We talked about it, and everything was approved by the commission. We brought all the invoices to commission meetings, where they were approved. There was no hoodooism on the part of any commission when I was there. At least now, there are no beach closures, he said. Now you can go swimming at Carrabelle Beach. I think overall, the commissions did a good job and took care of the water problem, paving projects and parks. Had everything gone the way everybody said it would, there wouldnt be a problem. Smith and Millender said debt was considered in a Comprehensive Water and Wastewater Rate Study prepared for the commission by Camp Dresser & McKee Inc. (CDM) and presented in October 2011. The last paragraph of the study noted that sewer rates will be insufcient to operate and maintain the current wastewater collection and treatment system once debt service payments begin. Millender said the amount of debt reported to CDM at the time of that analysis was an estimate because the sewage project was ongoing. In her report, LaPaz warned of dire consequences if loan payments are not made in a timely fashion. Failure to make payments will result in the state stepping in to use state revenues from the general fund as well as employee salaries to make payments, she said in her Feb. 14 report. When asked for clarication, Ms. Knecht explained city staff would be laid off and their salaries would be applied to each payment in addition to the state revenues in the general fund and sewer revenues. In a telephone interview, Banks denied the DEP would seize salaries to pay the loan. Oh no, we would never do that, he said. Were not going to tell them anything they have to do internally other than raise the rates to a sufcient level to cover the debt. Banks said the state could intercept state revenue sharing, which might indirectly affect employee salaries. In the citys 2012-13 budget, state revenue sharing produced $46,000. He said LaPaz might have been confused by an anecdote related during the meeting about another municipality that chose to lay off staff to meet budget shortfalls but insisted the DEP could not seize city salaries. That is not within our purview, Miller said. Banks said he was pleased Carrabelle was being proactive. On Feb. 15, Waddell sent LaPaz, Large, Smith and Millender a memo concerning ways to generate additional income that came out of the meeting with DEP. He suggested implementing a readiness-toserve fee for all residential lots where sewer is available, a measure LaPaz suggested in her report. He also suggested lowering the base volume allowance; increasing tiered rates for sewage ows over the base amount; increasing income from reuse accounts and the Florida Department of Corrections; and examining the feasibility of a bulk sale of raw water to St James Bay Golf Resort for irrigation. In addition, he suggested expanding, where feasible, Carrabelles service area for water, sewer or both, but pointed out this option relies on grants for implementation. Targeted areas include the Lighthouse Estates area where an existing customer count would make an immediate impact to revenue, Waddell wrote. Millender said rate increases seem inevitable and might amount to more than $20 per household monthly. But she said the city is working with DEP to make the transition as painless as possible. The DEP has given us four years to do a rate study, she said. The increase can be done over several years, and other options may arise in the meantime. In a memo also presented at the Feb. 7 meeting, LaPaz said she intends to bring four motions before commissioners at the March 7 meeting. These motions will give more leadership to the entire board of commissioners and provide a more handson governing board, LaPaz said. The motions will minimize the risk of damage to the integrity of the few city staff members who presently conduct the citys major nancial business. Most importantly, these motions should help minimize the nancial risk to the city of Carrabelles future. The manner in which city business is conducted is ultimately in the hands of this commission, unless the commissioners desire to remain complacent, she said. In that event, the voters can decide for us at the next election. SEWER from page A1

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LocalThe Times | A3Thursday, February 21, 2013 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. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information Franklin CountyProfessional Planning Notice is hereby given that the Franklin County Board of need to address the following criteria: Franklin County Board of County Commissioners c/o Michael Moron, Board Secretary 33 Market Street, Suite 203 March 4, 2013. The Franklin County Board of County ComFranklin County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. Columbus ships to sail into CarrabelleSpecial to The TimesThe Pinta and the Nina, replicas of Columbus ships, will arrive at 2 p.m. today in Carrabelle. The ships will be docked at The Moorings Marina, 1000 N.W. Ave, A, Carrabelle, until their departure early Feb. 28. The ships open to the general public Friday. The Nina was built by hand and without the use of power tools and is considered to be the most historically correct Columbus Replica built. The Pinta recently was built in Brazil and is a larger version of the archetypal caravel. Historians consider the caravel the Space Shuttle of the 15th century. While in port, the public is invited to visit the ships for a walk-aboard, self-guided tour. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $6 for students ages 5-16. Children 4 and younger are free. The ships are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. No reservations necessary. Teachers or organizations wishing to schedule a 30-minute guided tour with a crew member should call 787-672-2152 and leave a message. Minimum of 15 at $5 per person. There is no maximum. For information, visit www.thenina.com or email columfnd@surfbvi.com. Special to The TimesThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is inviting the public to attend February meetings in Gulf and Franklin counties on the 10-year draft landmanagement plan for FWC-managed portions of the Apalachicola River Wildlife and Environmental Area (WEA). The rst public hearing is 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at the St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve Center, 3915 State Road 30-A, Port St. Joe. The second hearing is 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Environmental Education and Training Center, 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint. At each meeting, there will be a staff presentation followed by comments and questions about the draft plan from the public. The Apalachicola River Wildlife and Environmental Area is there to ensure conservation of sh, wildlife and other natural and cultural resources, said Rebecca Shelton, FWC land conservation biologist. It is a beautiful place for people to go for outdoor recreation, including shing and wildlife viewing. This draft management plan species how we intend to carry out those conservation objectives. She said hunting and shing regulations are not included in this plan, because they are addressed through a separate public process. To obtain the draft land-management prospectus for the Apalachicola River WEA, call Rebecca Shelton at 487-9982 or David Alden at 4879588, or email Rebecca.Shelton@ MyFWC.com. For more information on management plans and their goals, visit MyFWC.com/Conservation and select Terrestrial Programs then Management Plans.Public hearings set for Apalachicola River WEASpecial to The TimesThe Northwest Florida Water Management District Governing Board recently approved up to $71,500 in grant funding to the city of Apalachicola to improve water quality in Apalachicola Bay. Under this agreement, the district will provide funding for the design and engineering of a stormwater improvement project within the Battery Park Basin. The health of the Apalachicola River and Bay system is important to both the environment and economy of Florida, said Executive Director Jon Steverson. The proposed project includes the construction of a large wet detention facility designed to capture, store and treat stormwater runoff before it is discharged to Apalachicola Bay. Along with improving the quality of water entering the bay, this facility will also add a visually-appealing element to the popular park. An additional component of the project includes conveyance system enhancements that will pretreat runoff and help address localized ooding within the City of Apalachicola. Im pleased by the districts ongoing efforts to reduce stormwater runoff and improve water quality in Apalachicola Bay, Governing Board Secretary-Treasurer Joyce Estes said. The districts initial grant is expected to fund the entire cost of engineering, design, surveying and permitting for the project. Through its Surface Water Improvement and Management (SWIM) program, the district works with state agencies, local governments and other organizations to focus on water quality and habitat restoration in priority watersheds across northwest Florida.Funding approved for Apalachicola Bay water quality project

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LocalThe Times | A5Thursday, February 21, 2013 Florida Health Mission:To protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community eorts.Rick Scott Governor John H. Armstrong, MD, FACS Surgeon General & Secretary Florida Department of Health In FRANKLIN COUNTY Apalachicola Clinic: 139-12 Street Apalachicola, FL 32320 PHONE: 850-653-2111 FAX: 850-653-9896 Carrabelle Clinic: 106 NE 5 Street Carrabelle, FL 32322 PHONE:850-697-4121 FAX: 850-697-8288 www.oridashealth.com TWITTER: HealthyFLA FACEBOOK: FLDepartmentofHealth YOUTUBE: doh WHEN IT COMES TO TOBACCO, SMOKELESS DOES NOT MEAN HARMLESSTobacco Free Franklin is Raising Awareness During Through With Chew Week -FRANKLIN COUNTY Tobacco products like chew, dip and snu are not harmless. But because theyre smokeless, youth and adults may underestimate the serious health risks associated with these products. In fact, while cigarette use continues to decline, smokeless tobacco use has remained steady among Franklin Countys youth for more than a decade. To help raise awareness about the dangers of smokeless tobacco, Tobacco Free Franklin and the Florida Department of Healths Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida will observe Through With Chew Week from Feb.17-23. Marsha Player Lindeman,Interim Administrator, Florida Health/Franklin County commented, Smokeless tobacco has a hidden danger and is a powerful risk of addiction for youth in Franklin County.HEALTH RISKSConstant exposure to tobacco juices from these smokeless products can cause oral cancers, which can form within just ve years of regular use, and can cause cancer of the esophagus, pharynx, larynx, stomach and pancreas. Smokeless tobacco use can increase the risk of oral cancers by 80 percent and the risk of pancreatic and esophageal cancer by 60 percent, according to a 2008 study from the World Health Organization (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer. Aside from the increased risk of cancer, using smokeless tobacco can increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. It can lead to other oral problems such as mouth sores, gum recession, tooth decay, and permanent discoloration of teeth. Smokeless tobacco use can also increase the risk of reproductive health problems such as reduced sperm count and abnormal sperm cells for men. Women who use smokeless tobacco may be at an increased risk of preeclampsia (a conditionthat may include high blood pressure, uid retention, and swelling), premature birth, and low birth weight. ADDICTIONLike cigarettes, smokeless tobacco products contain nicotine, a highly addictive and dangerous chemical. Smokeless tobacco users and cigarette smokers have comparable levels of nicotine in the blood, according to the National Cancer Institute. Smokeless tobacco is not a safe alternative to smoking and the rate at which youth continue to use these products is alarming, said State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong. Many of these young people may be substituting cigarettes with smokeless tobacco in places where they cant smoke, leading to a stronger nicotine addictionthat makes it harder for them to quit. Tobacco Free Florida has three ways to help smokeless tobacco users quit. Those who want to quit can double their chances at success by using one of these free and convenient quit services. For more information, visit www.tobaccofreeorida.com. For more information on smokeless tobacco, visit www.tobaccofreeorida.com/smokelesstobacco. ABOUT THROUGH WITH CHEW WEEKThis national annual health observance was established by the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery as an educational campaign designed to prevent and reduce the use of smokeless tobacco. Through With Chew Week is now recognized by public health groups across the country. The week includes the Great American Spit Out on Thursday, Feb. 21, which encourages smokeless tobacco users to plan in advance to quit using smokeless tobacco that day, or to use the day to make a plan to quit.ABOUT TOBACCO FREE FLORIDADOHs Tobacco Free Florida campaign is a statewide cessation and prevention campaign funded by Floridas tobacco settlement fund. Tobacco users interested in quitting are encouraged to use one of the states three ways to quit. To learn about Tobacco Free Florida and the states free quit resources, visit www.tobaccofreeorida.com or follow the campaign on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TobaccoFreeFlorida or Twitter at www.twitter.com/tobaccofreea. DOH works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community eorts. The S.T.O.P. Guide (The Smokeless Tobacco Outreach and Prevention Guide): A Comprehensive Directory of Smokeless Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Resources. Applied Behavioral Science Press, 1997; Hatsukami, D & Severson, H, Oral Spit Tobacco: Addiction, Prevention and Treatment, Nicotine & Tobacco Research 1:21-44, 1999 National Cancer Institute, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Stockholm Centre of Public Health. Smokeless Tobacco Fact Sheets. Third International Conference on Smokeless Tobacco; Stockholm. September 22, 2002 Boetta, P, et al., Smokeless tobacco and cancer, The Lancet 9:667-675, 2008 Boetta, P, et al. Use of smokeless tobacco and risk of myocardial infarction and stroke: systematic review with meta-analysis, BMJ, 2009; 339 (aug18 2): b3060 DOI: 10.1136/bmj.b3060 Tomar, SL. Chewing Tobacco Use and Dental Caries Among U.S. Men, Journal of the American Dental Association, 1999, 130: 160. World Health Organization. Smokeless Tobacco and Some Tobacco-Specic N-Nitrosamines. International Agency for Research on Cancer Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans Vol. 89. Lyon, France: World Health Organization, 2007 National Cancer Institute. Smokeless Tobacco or Health: An International Perspective. Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute; 1992. Smoking and Tobacco Control Monograph 2. Commissioner Smokey Parrish seconded as he had two weeks earlier, Chairman Cheryl Sanders said she believed this motion was against the rules. We have never adopted those rules, Lockley said. Sanders and Lockley were referring to Roberts Rules of Order, under which a motion to reconsider a topic may be made only by a member who voted on the prevailing side in the original vote. Roberts Rules, a handbook for running meetings rst authored more than a century ago and based on procedures used in the British parliament, generally is recognized as a reliable standard for conducting meetings. Clerk of Courts Marcia Johnson said the commission never formally adopted Roberts Rules, a position backed up by brief remarks from Shulers father, former county attorney Al Shuler. Johnson said the commissions policy concerning reintroduction of failed motions was inconsistent. We have never done it before, why now? Sanders said. What the chairman does is basically set the rules. Lockley asked for a legal opinion, but Michael Shuler declined, saying he could not weigh in because of a con ict of interest. Parrish then asked to speak and recounted the Request for Proposal (RFP) process that led to the current vote. The majority of the commissioners wanted to go out for RFPs. I voted against that, not because (Shuler) is from Apalachicola or Carrabelle, but because I have watched how he advised and how diligently he worked, Parrish said. No allegations have been made of bad legal advice or getting the county involved in lawsuits. As far as getting specialized assistance with cases like (the St. George shing pier suit) involving maritime law, I think he was looking at the best interest of people and county, he said. He could go out and spend three or four weeks learning on the countys dime. I think (bringing in a specialist) was the right move for the people, county and board. I think hes done us an excellent job. I know the board was trying to save money, but the lowest bidder was $200 a month less without the years of experience. We would save $200 a month and lose out on all this experience. Weve looked at it just as with solid waste. We wanted to go out and see how to save money and it cost us $11 a ton. Id like to see him remain as Franklin County attorney, Parrish said. Commissioner Pinki Jackel then returned to the issue of procedure. In the future, are we going to consider failed motions over and over again? What precludes the party from bringing up same motion 10 minutes later? she asked. Its the American way, Lockley said. You have a prevailing side and you have a failing side, Sanders said. Jackel then left the meeting chambers, and the debate was halted until she returned. At the last meeting, I asked for this item to be tabled, she said. I asked for a cooling-off period and then to proceed. I received no respect on that idea. That is why we are in the mess we are in this morning. I understand the gravity of this decision, but the world is not going to stop turning on this issue. The notes and calls I received tell me we need to get some perspective on this, Jackel said. I want a clari cation on what the chairmans authority is. I want things done the right way, no matter who prevails. I dont want to be a part of a vote that is not done the right way. Sanders said there had been plenty of feedback, in the newspaper and by email, since the last meeting. Former Carrabelle Mayor Mel Kelly wanted me to give everybody a little public education, Sanders said, and then obliged, noting that under Florida law, it is illegal to threaten a county commissioner. She said she had been reluctant to serve again as chairman, because of the way I was treated in 2006 and before. I was just challenged on my decision trying to follow a rule, and that hurt me to the heart, she said, her voice quavering. We are a board, and well keep operating as a board, and I respect each and every one of them, and I would do anything for them. Lockley refused to withdraw his motion. Ill vote, but this isnt going to go away, Jackel said. Commissioner William Massey, who had mentioned, but not speci ed, at the Feb. 5 meeting that he had received threats, said, When I brought this up, I didnt mean for a man to get red. It just went crazy, plumb crazy. Johnson asked to speak before the vote. I was disappointed that Mr. Massey would come in and do this when he hadnt even worked with (Shuler). I consider Michael (Shuler) and Alan (Pierce) blessings. As I lay in bed this morning praying, I asked What would (former Clerk of Courts) Bobby Howell do? He was my mentor, she said. This is politics at its worst. Im embarrassed to be a politician. If people dont like me, they can just vote me out. You should either vote to keep him or throw (the bids) out and retain Michael. Johnsons statement drew applause from most of the audience. Massey said he would then withdraw his original motion, made in January, to go out for RFPs. Lockley and Parrish then each said they would withdraw their motion to retain Shuler. But Jackel said Massey could not withdraw the original motion for RFPs because she had made that motion, and Massey had been the second. Sanders then called for an end to the con ict. Im chairman of this board, and until Im voted down, I will be chairman. I think we ought to table this. Im trying to keep calm. I do not think cooler heads are prevailing yet, she said. Parrish moved to refuse any and all bids, but Sanders took issue. I think I heard Mr. Massey say something, she said, prompting Jackel to ask Massey whether he had moved to table the issue. To table it till the following meeting. Yall just do what you want, Massey said. No, said Sanders, you are part of this board. Jackel seconded the motion to table, and Sanders said she too wanted to see it tabled, her voice again breaking. Parrish noted that his motion to reject all bids had preceded the motion to table. Id like to see it dealt with. Im not trying to be contentious, he said. The commission voted 3-2 to table, with Lockley and Parrish opposed. Jackel said over the next two weeks, she would like to see the chairmans authority clari ed. ATTORNEY from page A1Special to the TimesNorth Florida Novelist Michael Lister has just won his second Florida Book Award. Blood Sacri ce, the fth book in his popular and critically acclaimed John Jordan series, won the Silver Medal in the Florida Book Awards Popular Fiction category for 2012. This is Listers second Florida Book Award. His rst was a bronze medal in the Florida Book Awards General Fiction Category for 2009 for his novel Double Exposure. Im thrilled, Lister said. My rst novel to get published was a John Jordan, and now 15 years later for the fth book in the series to be honored in this way, it just means so much to me and for the series. Lister has had 11 novels, three short-story collections and three non ction books published. I always come back to John, he said. I love writing my other books, especially my second series featuring 1940s Panama City PI Jimmy Soldier Riley, but Ill always come back to John. Its like checking in with an old friend. Cant go too long without seeing what Johns up to. The Blood Series, of which the award-winning book Blood Sacri ce is a part, is not only Listers most popular, but also his most acclaimed. Publishers Weekly said, Well-handled plot twists complement one of todays more psychologically complex religious detectives while Ellery Queen Magazine added, Lister is one of the most individual and talented newer writers on the crimection scene, with vivid style, ready wit, and a marriage of plot and theme. The Florida Book Awards, the nations most comprehensive state book awards program, was established in 2006 to recognize, honor and celebrate the best Florida literature published the previous year. In its seven years, the program has honored many of the Sunshine States best authors. It is already the nations most comprehensive statewide program, and the program promises to bring more distinction to our talent-rich state, according to CoDirector Lisa Tendrich Frank. Submissions were read by juries of three members each nominated from across the state by co-sponsoring organizations. Lister and the other winners will be recognized at a banquet held at Mission San Luis in Tallahassee on March 19 and at a luncheon at the Governors Mansion on March 20. Blood Sacri ce and Listers other books are available in hardcover, paperback, ebook and audiobook and can be found at www.MichaelLister. com.Lister wins 2nd Florida Book Award MICHAEL LISTER

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LocalThe Times | A7Thursday, February 21, 2013The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriffs Of ce. Arrests in this weeks report were made by of cers from the Carrabelle Police Department (CPD) and Franklin County Sheriffs Of ce (FCSO). All defendants are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.FEB. 10Michael J. Anderson, 41, Tallahassee, no valid drivers license (FCSO) Reginald D. Giddens, 33, Apalachicola, habitual driving while license revoked attaching improper license plate, and violation of probation (FCSO) Henry E. Cooper, 48, Apalachicola, domestic battery and corruption by threats against public servant (FCSO) Katlynn Millender, 19, Eastpoint, Bay County warrant for grand theft (FCSO)FEB. 11Willie J. Cook, 35, Greenville, Ala., Walton County warrant for violation of probation (FCSO) Toni M. Sawyer, 31, Apalachicola, possession of a controlled substance (FCSO)FEB. 13Brently D. Glass, 38, Apalachicola, withholding child support (FCSO) Michael W. Ho er, 53, Eastpoint, retail theft (FCSO) Kristy D. Laramore, 20, Apalachicola, Bay County warrant for retail theft and dealing in stolen property (FCSO)FEB. 14Spring Franklin, 50, Tallahassee, petit theft (FCSO) Darryl Chisholm, 49, Carrabelle, petit theft (FCSO) Edward L. Alford, 48, Cedar Key, withholding child support (FCSO)FEB. 16Fredrick T. Reynolds, 52, Carrabelle, grand theft (CPD)FEB. 18Mervin E. Reed, 54, Kingsland, Ga., violation of probation (FCSO)FEB. 19Baron B. Broker, 18, Carrabelle, possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis and possession of paraphernalia (FCSO) 6012790 Carrabelle Dental Clinic Caring, Friendly StaTimes of Operation: Monday-Thursday 7:30am 6:00pm Located At:106 N.E. 5th Street Carrabelle, FL 32322850-697-4121Renee Parrish, D.M.DACCEPTING: Eligible children from the ages of 6 months to 20 years who have Medicaid and/or uninsured. SERVICES FOR CHILDREN: Early Head Start / Head StartAll services for our children are free with no cost to the parent.**Emergency services for Adults are also available (Please call for details).**Exams X-rays Cleanings Fluoride Pulp Treatments Stainless-Steel Crowns Sealant Fillings Extractions DISS I)Children and Adults No Fee or Cost If No RecoveryGAYLEPEEDINGOATTONEYATLAWApalachicola, FL (850) 292-7059 | (850) 944-6020 FAXgsrlaw@bellsouth.net CALL:850-670-3500 -or850-933-2171Heavy Construction Site Work Excavation Asphalt Paving Brick Pavers Concrete Fill Dirt Gravel & Sand Mulch Sod Landscape Stone Patio Stone JASON WHITE CONSTRUCTION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGTO CONSIDER ADOPTING A RESOLUTION THAT WILL REQUIRE THE COLLECTION OF ALL OF THE FIRE AND RESCUE SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS ON THE AD VALOREM TAX BILL USING THE UNIFORM METHOD OF COLLECTION PROVIDED BY SECTION 197.3632, FLORIDA STATUTESNotice is given that on February 28, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. (ET), at the Courthouse Annex located at 34 Forbes Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, the FranklinCounty Board of County Commissioners shall hold a public hearing to consider adopting a resolution of intent to rescue special assessments from the seven municipal service units, as provided by section 197.3632, Florida Statutes (2012) beginning with the ad valorem tax bills mailed November 2013. Interested Persons may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the proposed resolution. Any party who may wish to appeal the decision made at this public hearing is responsible for making a verbatim transcript of the hearing. Those persons requiring assistance to attend the meeting must call deputy clerk Michael Moron at 850-653-8861 x100 at least three business days before the meeting to make arrangements. BILL MILLER REALTY850-697-3751 (3310) 570-0658400 + COMM. U.S. 98 & GULFADJ. TO LANARK MARINA 850K$29,500 $2,500 DOWN BUYS 2 BED APT. 2 6 ORRENT $500/MTH 2 B/R 1 BTH GULF VIEW HOME W/ FAMILY ROOM $70,000 C/B-3-1 2 COR. LOTS CITY $49,500 3/2D/W 2 COR. LOTS -CITY $42,500MIH 2 CRNRLOTS BLK. $ STORE REDUCED $49,500 2 AC-AT RIVER UTIL. IN -$39,500 Arrest REPORT Renovations begin at Carrabelle MuseumSpecial to the TimesRenovations started this week at the Carrabelle History Museum in the historic Marvin Justiss building, Old City Hall at 106 Ave. B S.E. Carrabelle received a $50,000 award from the Florida Division of Historic Resources of the Department of States small grant program. There are no city funds being used; the entire project is being funded by a grant from the state written by museum volunteers Tamara Allen and Beth LaCivita of Historic Florida Consulting. We hope visitors will pardon our dust, Allen said. But we are getting better. These are much needed life safety improvements to the building. We are very excited to see them begin. These historic preservation funds will be used for three purposes in Phase I of the renovations: to replace the 80 years of antiquated electrical wiring and bring the building up to code by renovating the restrooms and the front entrance to make them compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The renovations will be nished by June. The museum will remain open for its usual business hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. 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OFTHEWEEKPET Franklin County Humane SocietyBUTTONS!BUTTONS is a 9 month old Dachshund mix. She is happy, playful and social. She is full grown at 18 lbs so will make a wonderful inside dog. She loves people and playing with other dogs. If you are looking for a smaller dog but dont want something too small or delicate, this girl may be just right for you.VOLUNTEERS ARE DESPERATELY NEEDED TO SOCIALIZE WITH 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 Wellness ProgramDr. Hobson Fulmer | Dr. John Duncan187 Highway 98 Eastpoint, FL Open Monday Friday 8-6 PMWe are a full service Veterinary Clinic offering small animal medicine and surgery:Laser Surgery Low cost spay and neuter Monthly heartworm injections (no need for pills) Dentistry with digital x rays Ophthalmology (including glaucoma screening) Dermatology including allergy testing Nutritional counseling and diets Sonograms for internal organ evaluation and cancer screening Complete laboratory facilities Boarding After hours emergency care Highly trained, compassionate, professional sta FREE VACCINATIONS WITH EACH WELLNESS EXAM CALL 8506708306 FOR AN APPOINTMENT APALACHICOLA BAYANIMAL CLINIC YOUR OTHER FAMILY DOCTOR SocietyA8 | The Times Thursday, February 21, 2013County library readies for Game DaySpecial to The TimesThe Carrabelle branch of Franklin County Public Library is gearing up for the fourth annual Game Day event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. This family fun activity is free to the community and offers an opportunity to play board games like Candy Land, and Dont Break the Ice for the younger children. Interactive games will be played like Guitar Hero, Sports Resort and Dance Party for the Wii game system. Refreshments will be served at no cost to participants and door prizes will be given to a few lucky game players. The staff of both branches in Eastpoint and Carrabelle will be attending the second annual staff development workshop Monday, sponsored by the Wilderness Coast Public Library system. The focus of this workshop is teen programs and offers the opportunity for staff of Franklin, Jefferson and Wakulla libraries to brainstorm and share ideas for potential programs. With March quickly approaching, members of the Writers Group that meets in Carrabelle are preparing for guest speaker and author B.J. Baker. This author, born, raised, and educated in Indiana, has written three novels: Pete on Ice, Pete Returns and One Winter and is working on a nonction work. She will be speaking to the group at 10:30 a.m. March 8 and anyone interested is cordially welcome to this free event. For more information about programs and services, call 670-8151 or 697-2366.Special to the TimesPaul Marxsen and Roberson & Associates P.A. are pleased to announce an association of their of ces to expand tax, accounting, auditing and nancial services in the Carrabelle and Franklin County areas. With of ce locations in Carrabelle, Apalachicola and Port St. Joe, this association is strategically positioned to offer convenient tax, accounting and nancial services to individual, business, non-pro t and governmental clients. Paul Marxsen and Roberson & Associates P. A. have been very active in supporting the communities and organizations of Franklin County. This alliance is a classic win-win, and it is my hope that the primary bene ciaries will be the people and the businesses our team will serve in Franklin County. Im pleased to be able to offer my clients additional services and depth of experience to go with the one-on-one personal assistance Ive worked to provide over the last 20 years, Marxsen said. We look forward to our association with Paul Marxsen and the opportunities this brings to continue our professional service to Franklin County in a bigger and better way, Roberson said. Guess well see you at lunch today at the Franklin County Senior Citizens Center. Serving begins at noon. Good food, good fellowship, door prizes, and have your blood pressure checked. A donation of $4 will ll your plate. The Nina and the Pinta will come up the Carrabelle River on Friday and dock at the Moorings. They will be there until Feb. 28. Be sure to see these two pieces of American history. Friday night, you can enjoy a huge hamburger and chips with your friends and neighbors at Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82, on Oak Street in the village. A donation of $6 is required. A full breakfast will be served 8-11 a.m. Saturday at Chillas Hall. Its our 21st annual community breakfast and bake sale. Pancakes/French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, orange juice and coffee. Still only for a donation of $6. After your breakfast you can sashay over to the bake sale table and pick out something to top off your lunch. See ya there! You can have pizza Sundays at Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82. Orders taken after 5 p.m. You can have pizza by the slice for a donation of $1 each, whole pizza eat-in for an $8 donation or take-out for a $10 donation. Call 697-9998 to place your order. The board members of Lanark Village Association will meet Monday at Chillas Hall. Gavel falls at 7 p.m. Hope to see you Wednesdays for bingo. Doors open at 6 p.m. at Chillas Hall, bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. Come join us for an evening of fun, refreshments, door prizes, 50/50, and who knows, you just might win a game or two. Be watching for ya! Be kind to one another, check in on the sick and housebound. God is watching us from a distance. Until next time, God Bless America, our troops, and the poor, homeless and hungry. Kassidy Hill, Erik Crosby to wedDavid and Karol Crosby, of Eastpoint, are happy to announce the upcoming marriage of their son, Erik David, to Kassidy Don Hill, daughter of George Hill, of Fort Walton Beach, and Karen Warner, of Little Rock, Arkansas. Both Erik and Kassidy are graduates of the Wakulla Training Academy of Law Enforcement, and are employed with the Florida Department of Corrections. The wedding ceremony will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at the Church of God in Eastpoint, with reception following in the fellowship hall. All friends and family are invited to attend.DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesA unique violin and guitar duo was featured Feb. 10 as part of the annual Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts concert series. The concert at Trinity Episcopal Church featured Nephina, a musical group that brings together two distinguished music professors from Valdosta State University. Nephtali Santiago, right, performed on guitar, with Nina Lutz on violin and piano. Lutz chairs the music departments string area, and has been concertmaster of the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra and rst violinist of Valdosta States Faculty String Quartet since 1992. The next concert in the 25th season of the Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts will be March 3, featuring soprano Joyce Guyer, with Frank Kowalski on clarinet and David Kalhous on piano. The series is under the auspices of the Apalachicola Area Historical Society. Womens clubs meet in ApalachBy LOIS SWOBODA653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com The Northwest District of the Florida Federation of Womens Clubs met Saturday in Apalachicola. About 100 women gathered at First United Methodist Church to share fellowship, share news on club activities and brainstorm on ways to build club membership and arts programs in particular. The meeting began with a devotion led by Everline Brown of Chattahoochee. Brown prayed for understanding and guidance for her sister clubwomen. Jackie Bell, president of the Philaco Womens Club of Apalachicola, welcomed the women. Dianne Semmes, president of the Wewahitchka club offered a response on behalf of the visitors. During brag time, representatives of each club told of the years activities. Semmes bragged on her clubs Coats for Kids program that provides warm clothing and blankets for needy youngsters. The Gulf Coast Womens Club of Bay County shared news about their new cookbook and the Blountstown club told about their sausage and biscuit fundraiser held at the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement in period dress once a month. Linda Basford of Chattahoochee, membership chair for the district, presented the Volunteer of the Year Award to Gulf Coasts Ruth Cannady after sharing a lengthy list of her religious and secular volunteer work. At the end of the business portion of the meeting, District Arts and Crafts Chairwoman Normandy Cooper announced the winners of the district arts and crafts competition. Enamellist Kristin Andersen, painter Susan Richardson, both of Apalachicola, and costumer designer Caroline Hatchell of Eastpoint judged more than 80 entries in two dozen categories. Best of show for crafts went to Eleanor Nicholson of the Marianna club for an ivy-bordered oral quilt. Best of show for arts was won by Lannie Boyd of Chattahoochee for a colored pencil drawing of a shaft tailed nch. Once again, Sally Crown of Apalachicola took rst place for a pair of hand-knitted socks and Barb Padget, a perennial favorite, took a blue ribbon in the forgotten crafts category for a pine needle basket ornamented with shells. Lunch was fried chicken catered by AJs Neighborhood Bar and Grill with side dishes and desserts provided by members of Philaco. Clubs representing Panama City, Bay County, Wewahitchka, Marianna, Blountstown, Chipley and Chattahoochee attended to meeting. Engagement LANARK NEWSJim WelshNina and Pinta to dock in Carrabelle NEPHINA DUET DELIGHTS ILSE NEWELL FANS Marxsen, Roberson plan strategic alliance JOANNA MAYER | Special to the TimesThe photograph of a garden path by Joanna Mayer of Bay County won for scenic photography.

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The Hand of GodWhen we lose a loved one Our world just falls apart, We think that we cant carry on With this broken heart. Everything is different now Youre upset and youre annoyed, Your world it seems is shattered Theres such an awful void. Theres got to be a reason And we have to understand, God made us and at any time Hell reach down for our hand. There might not be a warning We wont know where or when The only thing were certain on Is well meet them once again. In Loving Memory: BILLY EUgeGENeE ShHIVeER WELCOMES YOUChurch of the Ascension101 NE First Street CarrabelleSUNDAY10:00 AM WELCOMES YOUChurch THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH (850) 274-4490 (850) 545-2578 First Pentecostal Holiness Church379 Brownsville Road Apalachicola Were excited about what Gods doing!!!Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 10:45 am Sunday Evening Service 6:00 pm Monday, Youth Group 6:30 pm Wednesday, Royal Rangers, G.A.P.7:00 pm Wednesday Worship & Word 7:30 pmNursery Provided during regular church services 7:00 7:00 First Baptist ChurchSt. George Island 501 E. Bayshore Drive 927-2257 R. Michael Waley, Pastor Join us as we praise and worship the living Christ. Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise. Psalm 145:3 Sunday Bible Study................................................10:00am Worship Praise........................................................11:00am Sunday Night............................................................7:00pm Wednesday Power Hour......................................7:00pm Wednesday Youth at S.P.L.A.S.H.......................7:00pm Walking in Christ R. Michael Whaley, Pastor The United Methodist Churches of Franklin County Welcome You First United Methodist Church of ApalachicolaWorship Service 11:00 a.m. every Sunday Sunday School 10:00 a.m. 75 5th St. Apalachicola 653-9530 fumcapalach@gtcom.net Pastor: Rev. Themo PatriotisCarrabelle United Methodist ChurchWorship Services 10:45 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Celebrate Recovery Mondays 7-9 p.m. 102 NE Ave. B Carrabelle 697-3672 Pastor: Julie StephensEastpoint United Methodist ChurchWorship Service 10:00 a.m. every Sunday Healing service every fourth Monday at 7:00 p.m. 317 Patton Dr. (corner of David St.) 670-8825 Pastor: Rev. Beth WhiteSt. George Island United Methodist Church9:00 a.m. Worship Service 10:00 a.m. Fellowship Hour 201 E. Gulf Beach Dr. 9274635 www.sgiumc.org Pastor: Rev. Themo Patriotis Nursery now provided for Sunday Church Service Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church-Your Church on the Coast-2653 Highway 98 East P.O. Box 729, Lanark Village, Fl 32323Pastor: Father Eddie Jones Mass Schedule: Saturday: (Vigil) 5:00 PM Sunday: 7:30 AM (850)697-3669 FaithThe Times | A9Thursday, February 21, 2013Avon Trudie Blanchard was born Sept. 29, 1950, in Apalachicola.  She passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, in Carrabelle at the age of 62. Avon was a lifelong resident of Franklin County. She is survived by her children, Thomas Broxton (Teresa), Tony Larkin and Terry Larkin; sister, Vickie McAlpin (Mitch); eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Kelley Funeral Home handling all arrangements.Avon BlanchardRetired Eastern Airlines Captain John T. Clower, age 94, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in New Smyrna Beach, Fla. John is survived by his wife, Katharine Kay Trask Clower, New Smyrna Beach; son, John T. Clower III, Atlanta, Ga.; and son, Lea A. Clower, Gadsden, Ala. He is also survived by cousins, Pat Wathen Classon and William Bill Wathen. John was born Aug. 16, 1918, in the small town of Carrabelle, on the Gulf Coast near Apalachicola. He graduated from Carrabelle High School in 1936, attended Riverside Academy, Gainesville, Ga., in 1937, and graduated from the University of Florida in 1941, lettering in baseball and football. When World War II came along, John volunteered for the U.S. Navy ight program and received his Wings of Gold at Jacksonville Naval Air Station, where he became rst pilot on seaplanes, the PBY Catalina and the PBM Mariner, hunting for German submarines. After the war he joined Eastern Airlines, ying multiple types of aircraft, managing Charlotte, N.C. when it was a base for Eastern operations, and nally retiring as captain on the Lockheed L-1011 Tri-Star. J.T. was preceded in death by his parents, John T. and Lorene W. Clower; his sister, Virginia L. Clower; his rst wife, Barbara H. Clower; and grandson, Jeffrey R. Clower. He is survived by the following extended family members: grandsons; Lea A. Clower, Jr, wife, Anna, four greatgrandchildren; Edward A. Clower, wife Sonja, one great-grandchild; granddaughters; Jennifer Clower Holder, husband, Mark; Karen Clower Norris, husband Eric, two great-grandchildren, and Brita Clower Riner, husband Troy, one greatgrandchild. We also want to include Kays two children Terry and Kim Trask and families along with special care taker, Sue Stone. And too numerous to mention are the many hunting, shing, and golng friends. The family will have a private graveside service in the near future, and we say thank you to the many who have already expressed your love and concern. In lieu of owers, if you wish, send a donation to your favorite charity. John T. Clower JOhHN T. CLOWeERKristian Javon Tevor Jackson was born Jan. 10, 2012, and went to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in Pensacola at the age of 1. To cherish his memories are his mother, Katoya Jackson; father, James Bell; sisters, ZaNya and Unique; brother, Jaylon; grandparents, Robert Jackson, LeRoy and Betty Kirk; aunts, Lacella, Octavia, Bridget, Catrice, and Dewanda; uncles, Robert Jr., Randy, Recardo, McArthur, Christopher, Henry, Leroy, Larry and William; and a host of cousins, friends and family. Kristian was preceded in death by his grandmother, Madolyn Jackson. Funeral services were Friday afternoon, Feb. 15, at  Family of  God Baptist Church in Panama City. Burial followed in Snowhill Cemetery in Apalachicola.  Kelley Funeral Home is handling all arrangements.Kristian Jackson KRIstSTIaAN JacksACKSONBilly Eugene Shiver, born Feb. 22, 1932, in Donaldsonville, Ga., went home to his heavenly father Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in Eastpoint, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Audrey Shiver; four children, James Lewis Peanut Shiver and his wife Betty, Leonard Eugene Shorty Shiver and his wife Angie, Barbara Jean Dasher and husband Willie Gene, and Judy Gail Pate (Dane Raley); sisters, Sherrill Carroll and husband Tiny, Barbara Jean Shiver, and Betty Ann Braxton and husband Buddy; nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, Feb. 18, at the United Baptist Church, with burial in Eastpoint Cemetery. Kelley Funeral Home handling all arrangements.Billy E. Shiver BILLY E. ShHIVeERLawrence Robert Bobby Siprell was born Jan. 26, 1943, in West Elkton, Ohio, to Howard Orville and Nona Mae Siprell. Bobby passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. Bobby was the youngest of eight children. Preceding him in death were his parents; brothers, Howard LeRoy, Kenneth Ray and Gerald Lee; and two sisters, Marjorie Reed and Doris Jean Lucas. Surviving siblings are Marilyn Ann Dye and Shirley Mae Brown. Immediate survivors include his wife, Maryann; daughters, Melissa Gail Rapack and Aleah Stein; son, Dalyn; and grandsons, Micah, Ethan and Zachary Rapack. Bobby moved here with his family when he was only 2. He graduated from Apalachicola High School in 1962 and married MaryAnn Totman in 1963. He was a master craftsman who was well respected for his restoration of many homes in Apalachicola. A longtime resident of Apalachicola, Bobby served on the city commission from 1983 to 1987. Services were at Trinity Episcopal Church on Feb. 15 with Vicars Joseph Knight and Martha Harris ofciating. A multitude of friends and family were in attendance. In lieu of owers, the family requests that donations be made to the Trinity Episcopal Church Restoration Fund. Bobby SiprellRobert Harold William Stock was born May 6, 1929, in Danbury, Conn. He passed away Feb. 10, 2013. He came from a family of 13 siblings, the son of Albert Stock, who was born in Germany and moved to Danbury at age 8, and Marguerite Staib. He was married to Gloria Marie Montesi in 1950, and divorced in 1990. He served in the armed forces in Germany from 1949 to 1953 during the Cold War. Roberts rst job was with the renowned Mallory Hat Factory. He worked for Bartlett Tree Co. as a tree surgeon for more than 25 years, and then obtained a job working for the city of Danbury and was able to have a 10-year retirement with the city of which he was very proud. Robert Stock was one of the nest and hardest working men you could ever meet, and was quite a cut-up as well. He loved his res, loved his children and never stopped loving his Gloria. Upon retirement, Robert moved to Florida to be with his daughter, Brenda Sharon Stock Briscoe. He is survived by daughters, Brenda Briscoe and Jill Stock Musbek; and son, Joel Stock. Also, beloved Robert had two children who passed before his death, Rebecca Armenia Sauer, born in 1952, and Robert Jay Stock, born in 1962. Robert Stock is survived by grandchildren, Rebeccas sons, Glenn Robert Sauer, Michael Sauer Jr. and Daniel Mudgett; Brendas sons, James Robert Tibbetts, Sean Michael Tibbetts and Kyle Lee Tibbetts; and Jill Stock Musbeks daughters, Melissa (Mona Lisa) Ann Musbek, Rebecca (His Sweetheart) Sharon Eileen Lilley and Alley (Monk a Boo) Marie Humphrey. He is also survived by several greatgrandchildren, James Robert Tibbetts daughter, Stephanie Lynn Tibbetts; Kyle Lee Tibbetts children, Tyler Lee Ennis, Kylee Lynn Tibbetts, Jensen Lee Tibbetts and Dalton James Tibbetts; Sean Michael Tibbetts Sr.s son, Sean Michael Tibbetts Jr.; Glenn Robert Sauers son, Michael Zachary Sauer; Michael Sauers child, Maddox Cooper Sauer; and Daniel Mudgetts daughters, Fallon Rebecca Mudgett and Eleanor Faith Mudgett. Robert has three surviving sisters, Marguerite Davis, Louise Green and Alice Murray (his baby doll) and a brother, Raymond Stock. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins who all loved him. Tentative date for the memorial service is Saturday, March 30, 2013, at the Luv Center in Carrabelle, with a reception following a walk at the Carrabelle Beach to scatter his ashes. Fellow will follow at the Briscoes and Roberts home at 1442 Ruths Drive in Carrabelle. Love you, Daddy.RRobert Stock RRObeBERt T StTOckCKKey familyWe would like to take a moment to express our appreciation for your generosity in support to us during this difcult time in our life. Your personal commitment, donations and contribution were incredibly helpful. Words cannot describe how blessed we are to have such a caring and supportive community here in Franklin County. We will always be grateful for what you have done. Please continue to keep us in your prayers. Sincerely,Mr. and Mrs. Robert Key and FamilySiprell familyThe family of Lawrence Robert Bobby Siprell wishes to express our deepest gratitude to all who showed their support during this difcult time.  We are so very grateful for our community of friends.  The many touching stories that were shared about Bobby are a special memory that will not be forgotten.Kristian Jackson familyThe family of Kristian Jackson would like to thank all the family and friends for the kind love and thoughtfulness shown to us during this time of bereavement. Special thanks to the Family of God Baptist Church family for all their support. Quinnaland RRhodes familyThe family of Quinnaland Jerome Rhodes wishes to express their sincere gratitude for the many acts of love and kindness shown to us during our time of sorrow. We are forever grateful to God for your kindness, words of encouragement, comfort and sympathy, whether it was through cards, owers, food, monies, support, prayer and most of all, the outpour of love from the community. Special thanks to Franklin County Sheriffs Ofce, Leon County Sheriffs Ofce Rie Team and Bugle Corps, Tallahassee Fire Department, Apalachicola Volunteer Fire Department, Law Enforcement Community, New Life Tabernacle Church, the volunteers at the Armory (Repast), and everyone that played a special part. May God continue to bless each of you. We will always remember our family and friends and ask that you continue to keep us lifted in prayer. WWheeler familyThe Wheeler family would like to thank all of our friends and family for all of the help that we received during the loss of our home. A special thanks to all of the ones who worked so hard to try to save our home. Thank you to all of the people who helped us spiritually and nancially and to all the ones who gave us clothes and things to help us start over. May God bless each and every one of you. Thank you so very much.Blanche WheelerFamily, Friends Day Sunday at FriendshipFriendship Missionary Baptist Church, 233 Ninth St., welcomes the community to enjoy its Family and Friends Day beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday. Chairperson Eula Rochelle said everybody is welcome. For more information, call 370-0841. Faith bBRIefEF Cards of THANNKS Obituaries

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Corner of Marina Drive, Port St. Joe, FL (next to Piggly Wiggly)www.BWOsh.comYour Hunting Headquarters COMES STANDARD WITH HOGUE GRIPS, TWO 10RD MAGAZINES, FIBER OPTIC SIGHTS AND CARRY CASE!WAS $399.99 MUST BE 21 YR TO BUY ASE! $31999WOW!LIMITED STOCK NO RAINCHECKS LIMITED STOCK OF .22LR AMMO LIMIT 2 PER CUSTOMER TWO 10RD MAGAZINES, FIBER TWO 10RD MAGAZINES, FIBER O PTI C COMES STANDARD WITH COMES STANDARD WITH H OGUE GRIPS, TWO 10RD MAGAZINES, FIBER TWO 10RD MAGAZINES, FIBER O PTI C CITADEL 1911.22LR Special to The TimesShark attacks in the U.S. reached a decade high in 2012, while worldwide fatalities remained average, according to the University of Floridas International Shark Attack File report released Tuesday The U.S. saw an upturn in attacks with 53, the most since 2000. There were seven fatalities worldwide, which is lower than 2011 but higher than the yearly average of 4.4 from 2001 to 2010. It is the second consecutive year for multiple shark attacks in Western Australia (5) and Reunion Island (3) in the southwest Indian Ocean, which indicates the localities have developed problematic situations, said George Burgess, director of the le housed at the Florida Museum of Natural History on the UF campus. Those two areas are sort of hot spots in the world Western Australia is a function of white shark incidents, and Reunion is a function most likely of bull shark incidents, Burgess said. What Ive seen in all situations when theres been a sudden upswing in an area is that human-causative factors are involved, such as changes in our behavior, changes in our abundance or an overt shark-attracting product of something that were doing. Eighty unprovoked attacks occurred worldwide, slightly more than 2011. Four attacks were recorded in South Africa, three of which resulted in death, which is higher than its recent average of one fatality per year. Australia had an average year with 14 attacks and two fatalities, despite the media attention regarding incidents in Western Australia that resulted in a government-sanctioned culling hunt for endangered white sharks. Following long-term trends, most shark bites occurred in North American waters (42). The 53 U.S. incidents include Hawaii and Puerto Rico, which are not recorded as occurring in North American waters in the International Shark Attack File database. Florida led the country with 26, followed by Hawaii (10), California (5), South Carolina (5), North Carolina (2) and one each in Georgia, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon and Puerto Rico. One fatality occurred in California, and Hawaii had the highest number of attacks since seven in 2007, more than its yearly average of four. Most incidents in Florida occurred in Brevard (8) and Volusia (7) counties because these central east coast beaches are high aquatic recreation areas, especially for surfers, Burgess said. The 2012 U.S. fatality rate of 2 percent is far lower than the 22 percent for the rest of the world, likely due to superior safety and medical capabilities in the U.S., Burgess said. We could reduce risks by avoiding areas and times when sharks are most common, and where danger is at its highest, Burgess said. Surfers experienced a majority of shark incidents with 60 percent, largely due to the provocative nature of the activity. Swimmers were affected by 22 percent of attacks, followed by divers, with 8 percent. Burgess said 30 million to 70 million sharks are killed every year in sheries, and people need to recognize humans pose a greater threat to elasmobranchs (sharks, skates and rays) than sharks do to humans. Worldwide overshing, especially to meet demands for esh and ns used in shark n soup, an Asian delicacy, continues to contribute to the decline in shark populations, Burgess said. In the case of a shark attack, researchers advise taking a proactive response, such as hitting the sharks nose, since they respect size and power. Shark attacks are rare and it doesnt matter whether you call them attacks or bites or bumps your chances of having any of them are slim, Burgess said. For additional safety tips and to view the 2012 Worldwide Shark Attack Summary, please visit www. mnh. u .edu/ sh/sharks/isaf/isaf. htm.By ALAN PEIRCESpecial to The Times The calendar says its February, but you sure cant tell it by the shing action. February is generally considered to be one of the slowest months of the year, but my Super Bowl weekend half-day shing trips out of Carrabelle proved otherwise. With water temperatures in the mid-60s, which is probably 8 to 10 degrees above normal for February, out-of-season and out-ofplace gag grouper were hungry on the limestone grouper ledges in 28 to 44 feet of water. This time of year, gag grouper are usually in deeper and warmer water, and many popular pelagic species such as king mackerel, cobia and Spanish mackerel have moved to sunny south Florida. Gag grouper is closed to harvest right now to give the over shed species time to rebuild, but can still be caught and released. As our captain, Big Jimmie Higgins, said, Boy-howdie, those buggers are fun to catch in shallow water. Higgins, who has been shing these waters since the 1950s, said this is the best shallow-water gag shing that hes ever seen at this time of year, and trust me, hes seen more than his fair share. Its clear that the lengthy seasonal closure is increasing the average size of the sh in this area, Higgins said. The 2013 season for gag grouper in most state waters will be open from July 1 through Dec. 3. State waters off Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties will be open to gag grouper harvest April 1 through June 30. State waters off this four-county region will not be open during the July 1-through-Dec. 3 season. Monroe County state waters are also excluded from this opening because they are managed the same as Atlantic state waters. While not everyone will agree with the seasons, it is becoming very clear that the limited recreational harvest season is making a huge difference, and the shing will only get better. After catching and releasing a couple dozen gags in the 7to 12-pound range, along with a handful of huge red drum, a.k.a. red sh, we were back at the dock with photos of the ones we released and a ve-gallon bucket full of black sea bass and white grunts that were destined to become sh tacos as part of the halftime feast. The plan for Sunday was to head out early, do it all over again, and be back in time for the four-hour pregame show. But Mother Nature had another idea, and by 7:30 a.m., the wind was beginning to make the rods and antennas howl and it was clear we were in for a rough and wet ride to the offshore ledges. About three miles out, as we were about to lose the protection provided by the shoreline, I could see Capt. Jimmie searching his mental database for a Plan B. Luckily, we observed a very large ock of pelicans and seagulls diving on bait along the Gulf side of a nearby barrier island. While its common to see Spanish mackerel, blue sh or lady sh pushing bait up to feed the birds in the spring and summer months, I have never seen such a sight in this area during February. Being curious, and less than excited about the prospects of pounding offshore, we decided to go see what all the commotion was about. As we got close you could see that whatever was crashing the bait from the bottom was very large and very hungry. I quickly grabbed the rst rod I saw and ipped out a semifrozen menhaden, which was immediately inhaled, and it was sh on. If youre guessing big bull reds, you are correct, and there had to be thousands and thousands of them along about a halfmile stretch of beach. This was yet another strange occurrence likely brought to us by the warm weather. Our rst mate, Little Jim, immediately grabbed a light grouper rod and hooked one up from the front of the boat. Five minutes later, Jims sh was photographed and free, and my sh didnt even know it was hooked yet. By now the massive school of reds was moving down the beach to the east, and I could tell by the boatful of dirty looks that I was in big trouble. You see, in my haste to get bait in the water, I inadvertently grabbed a very light spinning rod with 8-pound test, and that is not the tackle of choice when youre in hurry and trying to keep up with a school of sh. Forty minutes later, I had my sh unhooked and back in the water. The sh was a beauty: 25 pounds or better. I really wanted to get a picture, but my popularity at that moment was so low that I was not about to ask for any assistance. Lucky for me, the school of hungry reds stayed up just long enough for us to hurry over and hook up two more. The smallest sh of the day weighed 18 pounds, and while those are way over the slot limit and cannot be harvested, we were all very happy that those sh showed up and saved our day from ruin by the weather. When youre looking at thousands and thousands of beautiful, mature sh that cannot ever be harvested for the remainder of their lives, it makes people ask the obvious question: why? Well, heres the deal. The 18to 27-inch slot limit is a management strategy that is designed to protect juvenile sh, which predominantly inhabit freshwater or brackish creeks, rivers and bays. It also helps red drum populations by ensuring plenty of sh survive through the slot and become part of the protected older brood stock. This conservative management strategy provides assurance that future generations will enjoy an abundant supply of red drum and get to experience shing days like the one we just had. Even though we caught and released nine red sh with a more than 20-pound average (which is plenty by the way), the others on board couldnt help but remind me how many we would have caught if everyone had used the right sized tackle! As they took their jabs and had their fun at my expense, all I could think about was If this is February, I cant wait to see what the shing is like in April and May. Dont forget to record all of your catches on the iAngler phone app or at snookfoundation.org. Share your photos, video and shing tales with us as well by emailing them to Alan. Peirce@MyFWC.com. Gone Coastal is one of many ways the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Division of Marine Fisheries Management is helping recreational anglers understand complex saltwater regulations and learn more about saltwater shing opportunities and issues in Florida. We are also available to answer questions by phone or email anytime, and we would love the opportunity to share information through in-person presentations with recreational or commercial shing organizations. To contact the FWCs Regulatory Outreach subsection call 850-487-0554 or email Alan. Peirce@MyFWC.com.Email outdoors news to timesoutdoors @star .com Page 10 Thursday, February 21, 2013 OUTDOORSwww.apalachtimes.comSection Section A SPONSORED BY Freshwater InshoreFlounder have been showing up again as the water temperature begins to rise this month. Mexico Beach canal has had several fish over the 4# mark being caught this past week. Inshore fishing around docks and pillings shouils be good for sheepshead this week with the mild weather coming our way. With all the rain from last week, many area streams and creeks are running over the banks this week. Catfishing will be great as the water levels continue to rise. Depot creek is still reporting on crappie and bream catches through the weekend. SPECIAL TO THE TIMESJim Higgins holds a red drum caught off the coast of Carrabelle.Warm winter brings red drum action GONE COASTALU.S. shark attacks highest since 2000 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, Feb. 2168 6120% Fri, Feb. 2273 6530% Sat, Feb. 2374 5730% Sun, Feb. 2471 6040% Mon, Feb. 2572 6140% Tues, Feb. 2670 5560% Wed, Feb. 2769 53 0% 20 We 100pm 1.6 928pm 1.9 446am -0.3 350pm 1.4 21 Th 130pm 1.8 1040pm 1.9 536am -0.3 501pm 1.3 22 Fr 155pm 1.8 1144pm 2.1 618am -0.3 553pm 1.1 23 Sa 216pm 1.8 654am -0.3 636pm 1.0 24 Su 1239am 2.1 234pm 1.8 724am -0.3 713pm 0.8 25 Mo 129am 2.1 249pm 1.9 750am -0.2 748pm 0.6 26 Tu 218am 2.1 305pm 1.9 815am 0.0 823pm 0.5 27 We 308am 2.1 322pm 2.1 838am 0.3 900pm 0.2 28 Th 401am 1.9 344pm 2.1 903am 0.5 942pm 0.0 Date Day High Tide High Tide Low Tide Low Tide Sunrise 1 Fr 624am 1.1 535pm 1.4 1142am 0.5 2 Sa 733am 1.1 606pm 1.5 1244am -0.1 1210pm 0.7 3 Su 859am 1.0 644pm 1.5 148am -0.1 1238pm 0.8 4 Mo 1059am 0.9 732pm 1.5 312am -0.1 104pm 0.8 5 Tu 836pm 1.4 448am -0.1 20 We 100pm 1.6 928pm 1.9 446am -0.3 350pm 1.4 21 Th 130pm 1.8 1040pm 1.9 536am -0.3 501pm 1.3 22 Fr 155pm 1.8 1144pm 2.1 618am -0.3 553pm 1.1 23 Sa 216pm 1.8 654am -0.3 636pm 1.0 24 Su 1239am 2.1 234pm 1.8 724am -0.3 713pm 0.8 25 Mo 129am 2.1 249pm 1.9 750am -0.2 748pm 0.6 26 Tu 218am 2.1 305pm 1.9 815am 0.0 823pm 0.5 27 We 308am 2.1 322pm 2.1 838am 0.3 900pm 0.2 28 Th 401am 1.9 344pm 2.1 903am 0.5 942pm 0.0 Date Day High Tide High Tide Low Tide Low Tide Sunrise 1 Fr 624am 1.1 535pm 1.4 1142am 0.5 2 Sa 733am 1.1 606pm 1.5 1244am -0.1 1210pm 0.7 3 Su 859am 1.0 644pm 1.5 148am -0.1 1238pm 0.8 4 Mo 1059am 0.9 732pm 1.5 312am -0.1 104pm 0.8 5 Tu 836pm 1.4 448am -0.1 6 We 213pm 1.1 1001pm 1.4 609am -0.2 500pm 1.0 FILE PHOTO

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CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA SPORTS www.apalachtimes.com ASection THURSDAY, FEB. 28 Franklin Invitational vs. Wewahitchka 4:30 p.m.THURSDAY, MARCH 7 @ Wewahitchka Invitational 4:30 p.m.THURSDAY, MARCH 21 @ Port St. Joe Dual meet 4:30 p.m.THURSDAY, MARCH 28 Franklin Invitational vs. Port St. Joe 4:30 p.m. Gulfside IGA PLAYER OF THE WEEK SPONSORFranklin County High School senior Skyler Hutchinson went one-for-two, including a double in the rst inning and a sharp line-drive out to right eld, in the Seahawks opening game loss Monday against Aucilla Christian. A hard-throwing starting pitcher, Hutchinson was in the shortstop position for the opener. He played good defense, said Coach Mike Emerson. Hes just playing good. Its his senior year and hes working hard.Congratulations, Skyler! Hometown Proud (850)653-9695 By DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com A late start for the Franklin County Seahawks varsity baseball team has taken its toll, but coach Mike Emerson is con dent the team will soon nd its stride. At home Monday night, the team fell 10-0 in ve innings in their non-conference opener against Aucilla Christian, but bounced back Tuesday night with a strong performance at district foe Liberty County before falling 3-2 in seven innings. Im not worried about this rst game, said Emerson, after Mondays loss. Its going to happen, especially in baseball. Pitchers are usually always ahead of hitters at the beginning of the year. Junior James Newell pitched four innings, with junior Bobby John Curry hurling the last inning, against Aucilla. Newell gave up ve earned runs, and four unearned, and struck out two. Curry gave up one unearned run and struck out one in relief. Newells unearned runs came in the rst inning, as the team committed a pair of errors. The Warriors added a pair of runs in the second inning, three in the fourth and one in the fth. Newell tried to help his cause with a single, and senior Skyler Hutchinson smacked a double, but for the most part the Seahawks were unable to generate any offense in their opener. Emerson said senior catcher Seth Rogers hit the ball hard, ying out twice to deep left eld. Its just aggravating. You have a team thats made up of kids that played three different sports sometimes, and we started practice Jan. 15, with basketball players out until Feb. 1, said Emerson. Theres two-and-a-half weeks where everybody else is practicing and we have maybe four guys to practice with. While the team boasts of six seniors, only two of them have any experience, Rogers and pitcher Hutchinson, the ace of the staff. Four other seniors include out elders Ellis Wilson and Cole Wheeler, in elder Billy Harris and pitcher and rst baseman Chase Golden, who hasnt played varsity baseball in three years. The team has a large number of juniors, most all of them newcomers. Included in this crop are Curry, who didnt play last year, and Newell, who has been a regular starter for the past two years. Other juniors include returning starters second baseman Logan McLeod, and right elder Alex Causey, as well as out elder Graham Kirvin, pitcher and shortstop Jarred Zingarelli, second baseman Ryan Babbs and out elder Cody Lyston. Out elder Brandon Cash is the lone sophomore, and rst baseman Trenton Lee the lone freshman. We have a bunch of kids who havent played in a while, said Emerson, who is assisted by Tim Wheeler. Its like youre starting over, its just hard. Were just behind the eight ball. Theyll come around, said the coach. Theyll get back to it. With Hutchinson giving up eight hits, the Seahawks turned in a stronger performance Tuesday at Liberty County. The Seahawks committed no errors, and gave up one run in each of the rst, third and seventh innings, when the Bulldogs secured the victory with the winning run. The Seahawks scored a pair of runs in the top of the sixth to knot the game at 2-all. Emerson said Hutchinson is his top starter, with Newell the second in rotation, and Curry expected to come in in middle relief. The coach said he plans to use Zingarelli and Golden for non-district games. As they develop Ill work them into district games, said Emerson. I dont want to throw them into a situation that will be tough on them. Were a work in progress, said the coach. We just have a tough road. We just have to deal with it.SATURDAY, FEB. 23Panhandle Open @ Panama CityTUESDAY, FEB. 26Jimmy Everett Invitational @ Lincoln HighTUESDAY, MARCH 5 @ East GadsdenWEDNESDAY, MARCH 20@ Liberty County SATURDAY, APRIL 6North Florida Invitational @ Bay High FRIDAY, APRIL 12 Class 1A District Meet @ Florida HighTrack scheduleWeightlifting scheduleSeahawks lose openers, but coach con dent SETH ROGERS ELLIS WILSON COLE WHEELER SKYLER HUTCHINSON BILLY HARRIS BOBBY JOHN CURRY JARRED ZINGARELLI ALEX CAUSEY BRANDON CASH CODY LYSTON TRENTON LEEDAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesJames Newell pitches against Aucilla.Thursday, February 21, 2013 Page 11

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LocalA12 | The Times Thursday, February 21, 2013 A12| The Times Thursday, February 21, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS 92359 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO.: 13-000005-CP IN RE: ESTATE OF HARRY PAPADOPOULOS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of HARRY PAPADOPOULOS, deceased, whose date of death was December 9, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. The names and addresses of the personal representative 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 OF 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 TIME 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 DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is /February 21, 2013. Personal Representative: LUCILLE K. TINDELL 330 Liddon Place Lynn Haven, FL 32444 Attorney for Personal Representative: Steve M. Watkins, III 41 Commerce Street Apalachicola, FL 32320 (850) 653-1949 Fla Bar No.: 0794996 February 21, 28, 2013 90116T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No. 09000347CA GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. MCMILLIAN, JEAN, et al., Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 09000347CA of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judical Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein, GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, is Plaintiff, and, MCMILLAN, JEAN, 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 March, 2013. the following described property: LOT 11, BLOCK 61, ST. GEORGE ISLAND GULF BEACHES, UNIT #5, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 AT PAGES 16 AND 17 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 30th day of January, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Submitted by: GREENSPOON MARDER, P.A. 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. February 14, 21, 2013 90118T IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO. 2012 CC 000130 ST. GEORGE PLANTATION OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation, Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE, SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF BRENT KARDOES, DECEASED, AND ALL UNKNOWN PERSONS OR PARTIES HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE, OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2116 SEA FERN WAY IN ST. GEORGE PLANTATION; BEVERLY I. KARDOES and H. FRANK KARDOES, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: and any unknown parties who are or may be interested in the subject matter of this action whose names and residences, after diligent search and inquiry, are unknown to Plaintiff and which said unknown parties may claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees or other claimants claiming by, through, under or against the Said Defendant, who are not known to be dead or alive. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to enforce and foreclose a Claim of Lien for assessments and to foreclose any claims which are inferior to the right, title and interest of the Plaintiff herein in the following described property: Lot 10 of Pelican Beach Village, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page(s) 12, of the 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 Plaintiffs attorney, Raymond F. Newman, Jr., Becker & Poliakiff, P.A., 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy, Suite 7, Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548, on or before thirty (30) days from the date of first publication and to file the original of the defenses with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter. If a Defendant fails to do so, a default will be entered against that Defendant for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court January 31, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of said Court By: Terry E. Creamer as Deputy Clerk Bill to: Becker & Poliakiff, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Suite 7 Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548-5253 (850)664-2229 (850)664-7882 Fax February 14, 21, 2013 90176T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 07-000433-CA SE PROPERTY HOLDINGS, LLC, as successor by merger with VISION BANK, Plaintiff, vs. OLIVIER MONOD a/k/a OLIVIER MONODDUCIMETIERE a/k/a OLIVIER H DUCIMETIEREMONOD a/k/a OLIVIER DUCIMETIEREMONOD, TIFFANY MONOD-DUCIMETIERE, and ANCHOR REALTY AND MORTGAGE COMPANY OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to the Amended Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure against Defendant, Olivier Ducimetiere-Monod a/k/a Olivier Monod a/k/a Olivier MonodDucimetiere, entered in the above-styled cause, I will sell at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Second Floor, Apalachicola, FL 32320, at the hour of 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on the 6th day of March, 2013, the property situated in Franklin County, Florida, described as: EXHIBIT A LEGAL DESCRIPTION Parcel II: Lot 1 of TRACT 12, of TRACT 11, DOG ISLAND, as is more particularly described as follows: Commence at a U.S. Coastal and Geodetic Survey Triangulation Station, Dog Island West, 1909 which is located on the West end of Dog Island, Franklin County, Florida, at 29 degrees 47 minutes 04.809 seconds, North Latitude and 84 degrees 40 minutes 08.333 seconds West Longitude and run South 86 degrees 46 minutes 07 seconds East 252.11 feet to a concrete monument; thence South 32 degrees 09 minutes 34 seconds West, 932.58 feet to a concrete monument in the centerline of a 30 foot access easement, thence North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along said centerline 571.74 feet to a concrete monument marking the most Easterly corner of property described in Official Records Book 149 at Pages 140-145 of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida; thence continue North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along the centerline of said 30 foot access easement and along the Northerly boundary of said property a distance of 562.95 feet to a concrete monument, said concrete momument being located South 80 degrees 23 minutes 38 seconds West 105.56 feet from the Department of Natural Resources monument R-150, also located North 27 degrees 00 minutes 37 seconds West 154.00 feet to the Department of Natural Resources monument stamped 49 80 C01, thence continue North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along said centerline and along the Northerly boundary of said property to an intersection with the approximate highwater line of Gulf of Mexico for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING run South 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds East along said centerline and along the North boundary of said property 558.46 feet to the aforementioned concrete monument; thence South 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds East along said centerline and along the Northerly boundary of said property 562.95 feet to a concrete monument marking the most Easterly corner of said property; thence North 85 degrees 05 minutes 52 seconds West 902.02 feet to a set concrete monument at the approximate highwater line of the Gulf of Mexico; thence Northwesterly along said approximate highwater line 523.00 feet, more or less to the POINT OF BEGINNING. The Northeasterly 15 feet of the foregoing described property being subject to an access easement. Bearings are based on the Grid North from Florida State Plane Coordinate System, Lambert Projection North Zone. Subject Property being more particularly described by survey by Thurman Roddenberry and Associates, dated June 27, 2002, bearing Job No. 02-352 and described as follows: Commence at U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Triangulation Station Dog Island 1909 located on the Western End of Dog Island, Franklin County, Florida at 29 degrees 47 minutes 04.809 seconds North latitude and 84 degrees 40 minutes 08.333 seconds West longitude and run South 86 degrees 46 minutes 07 seconds East 252.11 feet, thence run South 32 degrees 09 minutes 34 seconds West 932.58 feet to a point lying on the centerline of a 30.00 foot access easement, thence run North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along said centerline a distance of 571.74 feet to a re-rod (marked #6475) marking the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING continue North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along said centerline a distance of 563.07 feet to a concrete monument (marked #1254), thence leaving said centerline run South 26 degrees 25 minutes 08 seconds West 276.89 feet to a re-rod (marked #7160), thence run South 85 degrees 04 minutes 44 seconds East 602.15 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Dog Island -Access Easement Commence at U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Triangulation Station Dog Island West, 1909 which is located on the Western end of Dog Island, Franklin County, Florida, at 29 degrees 47 minutes 04.809 seconds North Latitude and 84 degrees 40 minutes 08.333, seconds West Longitude and extend a line South 65 degrees 58 minutes 04 seconds East for 807.5 feet, thence South 59 degrees 26 minutes 04 seconds East for 1599.9 feet, thence South 69 degrees 09 minutes 04 seconds East for 860.75 feet, thence South 86 degrees 06 minutes 24 seconds East for 1374.9 feet, thence North 49 degrees 42 minutes 36 seconds East for 271.8 feet; thence North 86 degrees 52 minutes 36 seconds East for 586.1 feet, thence North 77 degrees 10 minutes 36 seconds East for 182.16 feet; thence South 05 degrees 11 minutes 24 seconds East for 162.8 feet to a concrete monument on the mean high water line of the Gulf of Mexico; thence Westerly and Northwesterly along said mean high water line as follows: South 74 degrees 06 minutes 36 seconds West 2441.40 feet; thence South 78 degrees 43 minutes 36 seconds West 1771.15 feet, thence South 87 degrees 49 minutes 36 seconds West 579.70 feet, thence North 64 degrees 38 minutes 24 seconds West 76.76 feet, thence leaving said mean high water line of the Gulf of Mexico ran North 25 deNews BRIEFSSSacred Heart offers outpatient labThe Sacred Heart Medical Group in Apalachicola expanded its services by providing a site that draws blood and collects other specimens for lab testing. This service is provided every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to noon at 55 Avenue E, Apalachicola. No appointment is necessary. The Sacred Medical Group provides both adult and pediatric primary care services. Medical practitioners include Dr. Robert Head, a board certied pediatrician, and Doris Carmichael, a family nurse practitioner. Ofce hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Same-day appointments are often available at 850-370-1000. For more information on the hospital, visit online at www. sacredheartonthegulf.org, nd us on Facebook or call 229-5600.FFull Moon Climb Monday at lighthouseThe February Full Moon Climb at the Cape St. George Lighthouse on St. George Island will be Monday, Feb. 25. The Sunset/Full Moon Climb will take place from 6 to 7:30 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 6:36 p.m. and the moon will rise at 6:44 p.m. After sunset, people are invited to climb to the top of the lighthouse for a breathtaking view of the full moon, as space and time permit. Cost is $10 for the general public and $5 for SGLA members. The Cape St. George Light is in the park at the center of St. George Island, where Island Drive (the road off the bridge) ends at Gulf Beach Drive. Parking is available in lots at either side of the park. Because space is limited, reservations are recommended. For reservations or more information, please contact the Lighthouse Gift Shop at 927-7745.Legislative delegation meeting TuesdayState Senator Bill Montford (D-Tallahassee) has announced the countys legislative delegation meeting will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. in the county commission chambers. The delegation is rst meeting in Gulf County on the same day, starting at 5 p.m., and then coming to Franklin. Knights of Columbus hosts bingo for cancer ghtThe Knights of Columbus Council 1648 Relay for Life team will sponsor a Bingo Night on Thursday, March 7, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Sixth St. and Ave. C in Apalachicola. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society and be used towards the teams nancial goal to assist in the effort to ght cancer. The donation is $20 per person which includes eight games of Bingo. Prizes will be awarded and there will also be a nal jackpot game. Refreshments will be for sale at the event.EElder care workshopOn Tuesday, March 5, at 1:30 p.m., following the regular county meeting, there will be a meeting to discuss services provided to the elderly in Franklin County. The purpose of the workshop will investigate duplication of services and costs in preparation for preparing the upcoming county budget. Director of Administrative Services Alan Pierce said the Franklin County Senior Center; the Wakulla County Senior Center which provides Meals on Wheels in the eastern part of the county; the Apalachicola Senior Center; the Gulf County Senior Center which provides meals on wheels for the western part of the county; the Carrabelle food pantry and Franklins Promise will be invited to attend. Other organizations wishing to attend or those wishing to suggest other participants should contact Pierce at 653-9783.FFellowship BBaptist to study book of JohnFellowship Baptist Church, 706 Ryan Drive, Carrabelle will begin a Bible Study from the Bible at 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 3. The Book of John will be the rst book studied and the group will meet each Sunday evening at 5 p.m. until the study of John is complete. All you will need is a Bible; you might want to bring a notebook. There has been and will be much prayer behind this Bible Study as we know that without the anointing of the Holy Spirit, little can be accomplished. Pray with us and come and join us. We will have some time for snacks, fellowship, and sharing. Your active involvement and participation is asked for. Sponsored by the Jerusalem Sisters of F.B.C. For more information call Babs or Bill Bailey at 697-3660.SSegree family reunionThe Segree family reunion will be Saturday, March 9 at the Eastpoint Firehouse. Come bring a covered dish, old pictures and have a good time. For more information, call Inez at 670-1115.Nominate an outstanding senior volunteerThe Salute to Senior Service program, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, honors the contributions of adults 65 and older who give at least 15 hours a month of volunteer service to their favorite causes. Nominations for outstanding senior volunteers will be accepted from now through March 31. State winners then will be selected by popular vote at SalutetoSeniorService. com. Online voting will take place from April 15 to 30. From those state winners, a panel of senior care experts will pick the national Salute to Senior Service honoree. Home Instead, Inc. will donate $500 to each of the state winners favorite nonprot organizations and their stories will be posted on the Salute to Senior Service Wall of Fame. In addition, $5,000 will be donated to the national winners nonprot charity of choice. Senior care professionals and those who work at hospitals, senior care facilities and other places where seniors volunteer are encouraged to nominate older adults. So, too, are family caregivers and the adult children of aging parents. Older adults also may self-nominate. To complete and submit a nomination form online for a senior age 65 or older who volunteers at least 15 hours a month, and to view the contests ofcial rules, visit SalutetoSeniorService.com. Completed nomination forms also can be mailed to Salute to Senior Service, P.O. Box 285, Bellevue, NE 68005. For more information about Salute to Senior Service or the Home Instead Senior Care networks services, call 850-522-1919.SStudy of county economy in progressThe Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) held an initial workshop in Franklin County on Jan. 24 to begin the process of collecting information on the countys economy. DEO has offered to provide funding for an economist/ planning consultant to analyze the countys economy and offer suggestions for how it might diversify. The DEO staff has provided Director of Administrative Services Alan Pierce with a list of work products they want a consultant to develop. DEO will provide the money to the county to hire the consultant. On Tuesday, county commissioners voted unanimously to advertise for Request for Qualications for a suitably qualied consultant. Before a consultant is hired the county commission will sign a contract with DEO to assure that funds are available to pay the consultant. DEO wants a most of the work products delivered before June 30.No unemployment extensionAt their Oct. 2 meeting, county commissioners asked Director of Administrative Services Alan Pierce to write a letter to the US Dept of Labor requesting a time extension for people to le for Disaster Unemployment Assistance based upon the damage that Tropical Storm Debbie did to the oyster bars. On Feb. 5, Pierce told commissioners the DOL has denied that request. A12| The Times Thursday, February 21, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS 92359 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO.: 13-000005-CP IN RE: ESTATE OF HARRY PAPADOPOULOS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of HARRY PAPADOPOULOS, deceased, whose date of death was December 9, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. The names and addresses of the personal representative 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 OF 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 TIME 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 DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is /February 21, 2013. Personal Representative: LUCILLE K. TINDELL 330 Liddon Place Lynn Haven, FL 32444 Attorney for Personal Representative: Steve M. Watkins, III 41 Commerce Street Apalachicola, FL 32320 (850) 653-1949 Fla Bar No.: 0794996 February 21, 28, 2013 90116T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No. 09000347CA GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. MCMILLIAN, JEAN, et al., Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 09000347CA of the Circuit Court of the 2ND Judical Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein, GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, is Plaintiff, and, MCMILLAN, JEAN, 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 March, 2013. the following described property: LOT 11, BLOCK 61, ST. GEORGE ISLAND GULF BEACHES, UNIT #5, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 AT PAGES 16 AND 17 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 30th day of January, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Submitted by: GREENSPOON MARDER, P.A. 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. February 14, 21, 2013 90118T IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO. 2012 CC 000130 ST. GEORGE PLANTATION OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida not for profit corporation, Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE, SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF BRENT KARDOES, DECEASED, AND ALL UNKNOWN PERSONS OR PARTIES HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE, OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2116 SEA FERN WAY IN ST. GEORGE PLANTATION; BEVERLY I. KARDOES and H. FRANK KARDOES, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: and any unknown parties who are or may be interested in the subject matter of this action whose names and residences, after diligent search and inquiry, are unknown to Plaintiff and which said unknown parties may claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees or other claimants claiming by, through, under or against the Said Defendant, who are not known to be dead or alive. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to enforce and foreclose a Claim of Lien for assessments and to foreclose any claims which are inferior to the right, title and interest of the Plaintiff herein in the following described property: Lot 10 of Pelican Beach Village, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page(s) 12, of the 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 Plaintiffs attorney, Raymond F. Newman, Jr., Becker & Poliakiff, P.A., 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy, Suite 7, Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548, on or before thirty (30) days from the date of first publication and to file the original of the defenses with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter. If a Defendant fails to do so, a default will be entered against that Defendant for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court January 31, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of said Court By: Terry E. Creamer as Deputy Clerk Bill to: Becker & Poliakiff, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Suite 7 Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548-5253 (850)664-2229 (850)664-7882 Fax February 14, 21, 2013 90176T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 07-000433-CA SE PROPERTY HOLDINGS, LLC, as successor by merger with VISION BANK, Plaintiff, vs. OLIVIER MONOD a/k/a OLIVIER MONODDUCIMETIERE a/k/a OLIVIER H DUCIMETIEREMONOD a/k/a OLIVIER DUCIMETIEREMONOD, TIFFANY MONOD-DUCIMETIERE, and ANCHOR REALTY AND MORTGAGE COMPANY OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to the Amended Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure against Defendant, Olivier Ducimetiere-Monod a/k/a Olivier Monod a/k/a Olivier MonodDucimetiere, entered in the above-styled cause, I will sell at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Second Floor, Apalachicola, FL 32320, at the hour of 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on the 6th day of March, 2013, the property situated in Franklin County, Florida, described as: EXHIBIT A LEGAL DESCRIPTION Parcel II: Lot 1 of TRACT 12, of TRACT 11, DOG ISLAND, as is more particularly described as follows: Commence at a U.S. Coastal and Geodetic Survey Triangulation Station, Dog Island West, 1909 which is located on the West end of Dog Island, Franklin County, Florida, at 29 degrees 47 minutes 04.809 seconds, North Latitude and 84 degrees 40 minutes 08.333 seconds West Longitude and run South 86 degrees 46 minutes 07 seconds East 252.11 feet to a concrete monument; thence South 32 degrees 09 minutes 34 seconds West, 932.58 feet to a concrete monument in the centerline of a 30 foot access easement, thence North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along said centerline 571.74 feet to a concrete monument marking the most Easterly corner of property described in Official Records Book 149 at Pages 140-145 of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida; thence continue North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along the centerline of said 30 foot access easement and along the Northerly boundary of said property a distance of 562.95 feet to a concrete monument, said concrete momument being located South 80 degrees 23 minutes 38 seconds West 105.56 feet from the Department of Natural Resources monument R-150, also located North 27 degrees 00 minutes 37 seconds West 154.00 feet to the Department of Natural Resources monument stamped 49 80 C01, thence continue North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along said centerline and along the Northerly boundary of said property to an intersection with the approximate highwater line of Gulf of Mexico for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING run South 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds East along said centerline and along the North boundary of said property 558.46 feet to the aforementioned concrete monument; thence South 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds East along said centerline and along the Northerly boundary of said property 562.95 feet to a concrete monument marking the most Easterly corner of said property; thence North 85 degrees 05 minutes 52 seconds West 902.02 feet to a set concrete monument at the approximate highwater line of the Gulf of Mexico; thence Northwesterly along said approximate highwater line 523.00 feet, more or less to the POINT OF BEGINNING. The Northeasterly 15 feet of the foregoing described property being subject to an access easement. Bearings are based on the Grid North from Florida State Plane Coordinate System, Lambert Projection North Zone. Subject Property being more particularly described by survey by Thurman Roddenberry and Associates, dated June 27, 2002, bearing Job No. 02-352 and described as follows: Commence at U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Triangulation Station Dog Island 1909 located on the Western End of Dog Island, Franklin County, Florida at 29 degrees 47 minutes 04.809 seconds North latitude and 84 degrees 40 minutes 08.333 seconds West longitude and run South 86 degrees 46 minutes 07 seconds East 252.11 feet, thence run South 32 degrees 09 minutes 34 seconds West 932.58 feet to a point lying on the centerline of a 30.00 foot access easement, thence run North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along said centerline a distance of 571.74 feet to a re-rod (marked #6475) marking the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING continue North 57 degrees 51 minutes 02 seconds West along said centerline a distance of 563.07 feet to a concrete monument (marked #1254), thence leaving said centerline run South 26 degrees 25 minutes 08 seconds West 276.89 feet to a re-rod (marked #7160), thence run South 85 degrees 04 minutes 44 seconds East 602.15 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Dog Island -Access Easement Commence at U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Triangulation Station Dog Island West, 1909 which is located on the Western end of Dog Island, Franklin County, Florida, at 29 degrees 47 minutes 04.809 seconds North Latitude and 84 degrees 40 minutes 08.333, seconds West Longitude and extend a line South 65 degrees 58 minutes 04 seconds East for 807.5 feet, thence South 59 degrees 26 minutes 04 seconds East for 1599.9 feet, thence South 69 degrees 09 minutes 04 seconds East for 860.75 feet, thence South 86 degrees 06 minutes 24 seconds East for 1374.9 feet, thence North 49 degrees 42 minutes 36 seconds East for 271.8 feet; thence North 86 degrees 52 minutes 36 seconds East for 586.1 feet, thence North 77 degrees 10 minutes 36 seconds East for 182.16 feet; thence South 05 degrees 11 minutes 24 seconds East for 162.8 feet to a concrete monument on the mean high water line of the Gulf of Mexico; thence Westerly and Northwesterly along said mean high water line as follows: South 74 degrees 06 minutes 36 seconds West 2441.40 feet; thence South 78 degrees 43 minutes 36 seconds West 1771.15 feet, thence South 87 degrees 49 minutes 36 seconds West 579.70 feet, thence North 64 degrees 38 minutes 24 seconds West 76.76 feet, thence leaving said mean high water line of the Gulf of Mexico ran North 25 de-

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IS NOW EASTERN SHIPBUILDING GROUP MORE THAN A JOB A FUTURE!LONG TERM WORKan aggressive leader in the Marine Industry, located in Panama City, FL has the following opportunities for skilled craftsmen:PIPEFITTERS PIPE WELDERS X-RAY WELDERS PAINTERS/SANDBLASTERS INDUSTRIAL MARINE ELECTRICIANSCompetitive wages DOE, and a comprehensive bene ts package including: Company paid health, dental, and life insurance, 401(k), attendance & safety bonuses. Normal work week to include overtime. Quali ed craftsmen should apply in person: Mon-Fri, 8am-12pm 1pm4:30 pmHUMAN RESOURCES (2 Locations): 13300 Allanton Rd., Panama City, FL 32404 and 134 S. East Ave., Panama City, FL 32401Applications are also accepted at our East Ave Of ce Saturdays, 8am-12pm.(850) 522-7400, ext. 2285, 2322, or 2302 Fax: (850) 874-0208EOE/Drug Free Workplace grees 21 minutes 36 seconds East 924.55 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING continue North 25 degrees 21 minutes 36 seconds East 30.15 feet; thence North 58 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds West 476.09 feet, thence North 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds East 909.95 feet to the mean high water line of Ballast Cove in St George Sound, thence North 60 degrees 23 minutes 39 seconds West along said mean high water line 30.01 feet; thence South 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds West 909.17 feet, thence North 58 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds West 865.29 feet, thence North 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds East 930.80 feet to the mean high water line of said Ballast Cove, thence North 55 degrees 13 minutes 39 seconds West along said mean high water line 30.06 feet, Thence South 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds West 932.73 feet, thence North 58 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds West 820.80 feet, thence North 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds East 985.50 feet to the mean highwater line of said Ballast Cove, thence North 55 degrees 13 minutes 39 seconds West along said mean highwater 30.06 feet, thence South 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds West 987.42 feet, thence North 58 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds West 270.62 feet, to the mean highwater line of East Pass, thence South 25 degrees 11 minutes 50 seconds West along said mean high water line 30.16 feet, thence South 58 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds East 546.58 feet, thence South 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds West 964.94 feet to the mean highwater line of said Gulf of Mexico, thence South 19 degrees 59 minutes 24 seconds East along said mean high water line 38.56 feet, thence North 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds East 989.16 feet, thence South 58 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds East 733.67 feet, thence South 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds West 1049.05 feet to the mean highwater line of said Gulf of Mexico, thence South 64 degrees 38 minutes 24 seconds East along said mean high water line of 30.15 feet, thence North 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds East 1046.03 feet, thence South 58 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds East 781.08 feet, thence South 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds West 967.60 feet to the mean highwater line of said Gulf of Mexico, thence South 64 degrees 38 minutes 24 seconds East along said mean highwater line 30.15 Feet, thence North 31 degrees 05 minutes 40 seconds East 964.58 feet, thence South 58 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds East 371.39 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. ANY LIENHOLDER CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FUNDS FROM THIS SALE, IF ANY, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 45.031(1)(A), FLORIDA STATUTES. DATED this 5th day of February, 2013. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk February 21, 28, 2013 90180T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 19-2012-CA-000119 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF INDYMAC LOAN TRUST MORTGAGE BACKED CERTIFICATES SERIES 2005-L1 UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED JUNE 1, 2005, Plaintiff, vs. IBRAHIM QUINONES; JOEL QUINONES; MARIANA PEREZ; 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; AND MARINERS LANDING HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION PHASE II, LLC., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order on Plaintiffs Motion to Cancel and Reschedule Foreclosure Sale dated January 15, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 19-2012-CA000119 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 17th day of April, 2013, 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 10, MARINERS LANDING, PHASE II ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGES 19, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY FLORIDA. Property address: 849 MARINERS COURT, 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 60 days after the sale. ATTENTION: 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: Court Administrator FL Phone: (850)577-4401 DATED AT APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA THIS 16TH DAY OF JANUARY, 2013. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk February 21, 28, 2013 90186T PUBLIC NOTICE: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) announce two PUBLIC HEARINGS for the FWC Lead Managed Portions of Apalachicola River Wildlife and Environmental Area located in Gulf and Franklin Counties, Florida. 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 27, 2013 St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve Center 3915 State Road 30-A Port St. Joe, FL 32456 7:00 P.M. Thursday, February 28, 2013 Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Environmental Education and Training Center 108 Island Drive Eastpointe, FL 32328 PURPOSE: To receive public comment regarding considerations for FWCs ten-year Management Plan for the FWC Lead Managed Portions of Apalachicola River Wildlife and Environmental Area (ARWEA). This hearing is being held EXCLUSIVELY for discussion of the DRAFT Apalachicola River WEA Management Plan. This meeting is not being held to discuss area hunting or fishing regulations. For more information on the process for FWC rule and regulation development go online to: myfwc.com/about/rules-re gulations/rule-changes/ or call (850) 487-1764. A Management Prospectus for Apalachicola River WEA and copy of the agenda is available upon request from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Land Conservation and Planning Group, 620 South Meridian Street, Tallahassee, Florida 323991600. Telephone: (850) 487-9982 or (850) 487-9767 or by e-mail at Rebecca.Shelton @MyFWC.com February 21, 2013 92117T PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF INTENDED ACTION FRANKLIN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD Purpose and Effect: The Franklin County School Board proposes to update and adopt policies, as provided in the Administrative Procedures Act for the purpose of maintaining compliance with Florida Statutes and State Board of Education Rules. Summary: The following is a brief description of the proposed changes: Franklin County School District School Board Policy Manual updates to improve formatting and to address recent legislative changes. Statutory Authority: Section 1001.41, Florida Statutes These proposed rules will be considered by the Franklin County School Board at a meeting publicly advertised and held in the Willie Speed School Board Room at 85 School Road, Eastpoint, Florida, no earlier than 28 days after the original date of this notice. Policies may be reviewed during the period of February 7, 2013 through March 7, 2013 at the Franklin County School Board Administrative Offices, 85 School Road, Eastpoint, Florida during the hours of 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM, Monday -Friday. Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 90256T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 192009CA000261CAXXXX U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST, AS TRUSTEE FOR WAMMS 2002-MS8 vs. JAMES EMORY MORRIS et.al., Plaintiff, vs. JAMES EMORY MORRIS A/K/A EMORY MORRIS, et al, Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE RE-NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Granting Plaintiffs Motion to Reschedule Foreclosure Sale filed January 28, 2013 and entered in Case No. 132009CA 000261CAXXXX of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN COUNTY, Florida, Wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST, AS TRUSTEE FOR WAMMS 2002MS8 vs. JAMES EMORY MORRIS et.al., is Plaintiff, and JAMES EMORY MORRIS A/K/A EMORY MORRIS, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM at FRANKLIN County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 13th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Lis Pendens, to wit: Lot 2, in Block 11 West of St. George Island Gulf Beaches, Unit No. 1, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 7, of the public records of Franklin County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds 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 Apalachiacola, FRANKLIN COUNTY, Florida, this 13th day of February, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of said Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST, AS TRUSTEE FOR WAMMS 2002-MS8 vs. JAMES EMORY MORRIS et.al. c/o Phelan Hallinan, PLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Creek Road Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-462-7000 PH #20849 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 Court Technology Office Office of Court Administration 301 S Monroe St, Rm 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. February 21, 28, 2013 92247T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT FRANKLIN COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA Case No.: 19-2011-CA-000365 FIFTH THIRD MORTGAGE COMPANY Plaintiff, vs. BELINDA CASH A/K/A BELINDA SUE CASH, CHARLES DAVID CASH; ST. JAMES BAY PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendants NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment dated January 29, 2013, in the above-styled cause, the Franklin County Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the front of courthouse steps, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL on March 13, 2013, the following described property: LOT 4, BLOCK O, ST. JAMES BAY, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7 AT PAGES 39-46 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 103 Egret Court, 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 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. 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, Court Technology Office, Office of Court Administration, 301 S. Monroe St, 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 WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on January 30, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Circuit Court Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk February 21, 28, 2013 92147T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, TC 10L LLC., 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: 221 Year of issuance: 2010 Description of property: LOT 16 BLOCK S ST JAMES BAY SUBDIVISION, PHASE II PARCEL NO: 05-07S-03W-1001-000S-01 60 Name is which assessed: REFLECTIONS HOUSE, 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 (1st) Monday in the month of February 2013, which is the 4th day of MARCH 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 29th day of JANUARY, 2013. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 92149T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, TC 10L LLC., 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: 190 Year of issuance: 2010 Description of property: LOT 12 BLOCK D ST JAMES BAY SUBDIVISION PARCEL NO: 05-07S-03W-1000-000D-0 120 Name is which assessed: REFLECTIONS HOUSE, 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 (1st) Monday in the month of February 2013, which is the 4th day of MARCH 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 29th day of JANUARY, 2013. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2013 92409T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO.: 19-2012-CA-000274 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff vs. JANIS G. MESSER, et al., Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JANIS G. MESSER 609 5TH ST CARRABELLE, FL 32322 JANIS G. MESSER 1839 PHILEMA RD S ALBANY, GA 31701 AND TO: All persons claiming an interest by, through, under, or against the aforesaid Defendant(s). YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in Franklin County, Florida: LOT 5, BLOCK 143 (F 11) OF PICKETTS ADDITION, CITY OF CARRABELLE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE(S) 20, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. FORMERLY KNOWN AS: LOT 5, BLOCK 143 (F 11), PICKETS ADDITION, CITY OF CARRABELLE, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you, an you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to this action, on Greenspoon Marder, P.A., Default Department, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is Trade Centre South, Suite 700, 100 West Cypress Creek Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309, and the file original with the Clerk within 30 days after the first publication of this notice otherwise a default and a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL OF SAID COURT on this 11th day of February, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson As Clerk of said Court Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in this proceeding should, no later than seven (7) days prior, contact the Clerk of the Courts disability coordinator at 301 S MONROE STREET ROOM 225, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301, 850-577-4401. If hearing or voice impaired, contact (TDD) (800) 955-8771 via Florida Relay System. February 21, 28, 2013 92427T PUBLIC NOTICE FRANKLIN COUNTY DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS February 21, 2013 The Franklin County District School Board is requesting proposals for Health Insurance Agent/Broker Services to provide for the following professional services, beginning July 1, 2013; (a) annual marketing of health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, vision insurance, and disability insurance; (b) responding to the daily services needs of the Franklin County School Board in the areas of health insurance servicing. The services will be provided under contract for a period of one (1) year. Proposals shall be submitted to the Franklin County School District School Board, 85 School Road, Suite 1, Eastpoint, FL 32328, no later than 1:00 P.M., EDT, March 21, 2013. Proposal Envelopes shall be marked RFP Health Insurance Agent. Questions regarding Request for Proposal may be directed to Ms. Shannon Venable, Director of Financial Services, at (850) 670-2810, ext. 4105. The Franklin County School Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids. February 21, 2013 *Adopt*:Art Classes to Zoo Trips; all in between, baby will be our King/Queen *James & Helene* Expenses Paid FLBar42311 1800-522-0045 $$ WANTED OLD CAR TAGS $$ I am buying old car tags in good condition from the 1950s down from the following counties: Franklin, Gulf, Liberty, Calhoun, Bay, Jackson, Wakulla, Taylor, Madison, Jefferson, Gadsden, Hamilton, Lafayette. Kirk 850-545-3677 $Wanted Old Bottles$I am looking for old coca-cola bottles, Medicine bottles, Orange Crush bottles, Rice Bottling Works bottles, Gorrie Bottling Works bottles, Neele Bottling Works bottles, John Cook Fine Whiskey flask bottles from Apalachicola also commissary tokes, seafood tokens, lumber tokens, general merchandise tokens, turpentine tokens & old signs. Kirk 850-545-3677 GUN SHOWMar. 2nd & 3rd Natl Peanut Fest. Bldg. 5622 US Hwy 231 S Dothan, Alabama OVER 275 TABLES Saturday 9-5pm Sunday 10-4pm Info: 334-279-9895 Text FL24233 to 56654 GUN SHOWSanta Rosa County Auditorium: Milton, FL. Mar 16th & 17th 8 am -5 pm. Call (850) 957-4952 or (850) 261-8407 General Admission: $6Text FL40762 to 56654 Apalachicola Used Book Storeis looking to buy limited number, good condition Apalachicola Cook Books For more information Call 850-570-4204 Food Srvc/HospitalityRestraunt HelpAll shifts. Please apply in person at Apalachicola Seafood Grill 100 Market St, Apalachicola, FL Food Svc/HospitalityHousekeepingSaturday cleaning for Vacation Rental Homes on Cape San Blas. To apply: Call for appointment. 850-270-7736 Web ID# 34241417 Text FL41417 to 56654 Food SvsHalf Shell Oyster Shuckers Needed4 days per week Leavins Seafood, Inc (850) 653-8823 Web ID#: 34241259 Food Svs/HospitalityPapa Joes Oyster Bar & GrillNow Taking ApplicationsAll Positions!!! Apply in person only 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 Food Svs/HospitalityExperienced WaitressBayside Burgerslocated at 260 Hwy 98 in Eastpoint is taking applications for experienced wait staff. You can call 850-670-1025 or apply in person. Web ID# 34241402 Text FL41402 to 56654 HospitalityHousekeepingPart Time weekend help needed for all positions, apply in person, 4693 Cape San Blas Rd or 1200 Hwy 98 Mexico Beach Install/Maint/RepairMaintenanceFull time maintenance person needed at the Bucaneer Inn on St. George Island, Fl. Experience is helpful and must be able to work weekends. Applications can be pick up at 228 Franklin Blvd, St. George Island or call 850-927-2163 for more information OtherCashier & Meat CutterNow Taking applications for cashier and meat cutter. Must be able to work nights and weekends. Apply in person at Big Top Supermarket in Eastpoint Web ID# 34241408 txt FL41408 to 56654 Apalachicola Rentals: Office & Residential Apartments: -Utilities included (ex phone/ cable) -$700 & $800/mth Office Space: -No Retail -1 to 3 offices available; approx. 10 X 20 each -Utilities included + wifi; (ex phone) -Shared common areas: reception, conference room, kitchen & bathrooms. -Some office furniture available. -$350 -$450/mth Call: 850-323-1053 Apalachicola 1Br/1Ba quiet, 2 blks from boat ramp, $600mo + first & last dep. 850-570-9167 Apalachicola: 1 br, 1 ba efficiency Call for information 850-653-6103 Text FL39318 to 56654 Studio Apt. Furnished Upstairs StudioQuiet location, Water & Electric incl. Walk to Dwntwn. $650+Dep N/P or N/S For appt 653-9116 or 320-1174 Carrabelle Cove ApartmentsTaking Applications Now Available: 1, 2 and 3 br, Handicap Apts. Laundry facilities on site, W/S included in rent, CH&A and window coverings provided. On site management Office. Rental assistance available. Income restrictions apply, reasonable accommodation. Carrabelle Cove Apartments 807 Gray Ave #33 Carrabelle, Fl 32322 850-697-2017 TDD711 This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employerText FL29928 to 56654 St. GeorgeIsland $175/wk, elec, satellite, garbage incl. Pool tbl. 12 X 65 deck. Beautiful view! 850-653-5319 1 BR, Cottage& 3bd 2ba House, CH/A in Apalachicola, 850-643-7740 St. George Island-2 br, 1 ba, Canal view. All utilities incl. 6 mo to 1 yr lse. $1200 mo + $500 dep. Call 850-370-6001 Apalachicola: 3 br, 2 Bath. Newly Remodeled Call for details!! 850-653-6103 Text FL39317 to 56654 3Br/2Ba, Home For Sale By Owner located at 1860 Beacon St, Carabelle, Fla, Call 850-210-3541 For Sale St. George Island, 2Br/1Ba, 90 x 170 Lot, 1730 sq ft home, CH/A, $165,000; Call 864-356-5949 3Br/2Ba, Large Living Room, Dinning Room, on 1 acre of land, Heat & Air, All Appliances, 595 Wilderness Rd, Eastpoint, $75K; Call 850-370-0939 Panama City Beach, 38 ft., Charter Boat, Twin Perkns Engines rebuilt, bottom job just completed, been operating as a charter boat for 12 yrs, High traffic slip paid for untill May Intrested in Sale/Joint Venture or Sale Operate for you. Part of 3 boat company same location 28 yrs. Excellent private boat, good River/Gulf/Bay Boat, $18K, Some possible finiancing Call Bobby 850-234-9409 or Toll Free 877-Fla-Boat or email boatlaydee @yahoo.com Fresh Pine Straw Call 850-545-6064 Let a little Classified ad do a big job for you. EmeraldCoast Marketplace 747-5020 The Key to Savings Start here in Classifieds.

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LocalA14 | The Times Thursday, February 21, 2013 Real Estate PicksOur local real estate experts have identied what they feel are the best values around and are oering them to you in Real Estate Picks! (In this section), Discover the best real estate values in Mexico Beach, Port St. Joe, Apalachicola, Cape San Blas, St. George Island, Carrabelle and surrounding areas. Best Values on the Forgotten Coast SELL YOUR LISTINGS HERE! Only $35 per week per listing Minimum 2 ads per week or 1 ad for 2 weeks Contact Joel or Kari for details: (850)814-7377 or (850)227-7847SOLD John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.comMLS# 248675$13,000 EastpointSAGO DRIVEForeclosure in Magnolia Ridge in Eastpoint, One acre residential building site, paved roads & underground utilities make this a great location for a permanent residence or weekend retreat. Minutes away from John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.comMLS# 248430$525,000St. George Island1ST TIER PLANTATION4 BR, 2 BA, renovated kitchen with tile counter tops & new appliances, lots of warm (real) wood paneling built by Will Solburg, about 100 ft to beach boardwalk, Heated Pool, new standing seam metal roof. Trades & Services GET YOUR AD IN 653-8868Trades & Services 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. Box 439 Carrabelle, FL 32322 697-2783 or Mobile 566-2603RC0066499RG0065255 Carrabelle Visa, Discover, and American Express Honored at Participating Ace Stores JACKSONS Building Supplies & Auto Repair Carrabelle 697-3333 We Deliver AnywhereHardware and Paint Center ROBERTS APPLIANCE REPAIR ALL MAJOR BRANDS 18 Shadow Lane Apalachicola, FL 32320 Phone: (850) 653-8122 Cell: (850) 653-7654 J.J.s Tree Service, LLC Stump Grinder Licensed & Insured Call John : (850) 899-8432 JOES LAWN CARE IF ITS IN YOUR YARD LET JOE TAKE CARE OF IT FULL LAWN SERVICES, TREE TRIMMING AND REMOVALALSO CLEAN GUTTERS AND IRRIGATION INSTILLATION, PLANTING AND BEDDING AVAILABLE CALL JOE@ 850-323-0741 OR EMAIL JOES_LAWN @YAHOO.COM HCOLA (Hillside Coalition of Laborers for Apalachicola), which has organized the festival annually since 2004. I was totally honored and humbled. It tickled me they would select me for it, she said. The constitutional of cers were there, and County Commissioner Noah Lockley, and the usual accompaniment of police and reghters, plus the Hillside Royalty in a oat of their own. On the oat were Tiny Mr. Hillside: Bo Simmons III, 3; Tiny Miss Hillside Mercedes Davis II, 2; Hillside Prince Ajayden Lewis, 5; Hillside Princess Alexis McNair, 6; Mr. Hillside Kiondre Sewell, 11; Miss Hillside Shine Pearson, 11; Hillside Queen Bria Walker, 16; and Hillside King Jathan Martin, 16. By mid-morning, the sun had burst over the growing crowd at the Sixth Street site, next to Holy Family Senior Center, where the festival was held. Introduction of the grand marshal and royal court followed a blessing of the festival from Covenant Word Pastor David Walker, the singing of the National Anthem by Angelita Stephens, a recitation from memory by Alexis ONeal of President Barack Obamas African-American History Month proclamation and the singing of the Negro National Anthem by Angeline Stanley. Mayor Van Johnson then focused on the meaning of the event in his welcoming remarks. We are here over this wonderful Apalachicola weekend to recount and celebrate the many contributions made to America by those who came before us the sons and daughters of Africa, he said. It was because of the scars left on their bent, but not broken, backs and the blood that slowly dripped from their brow that compelled our forefathers to seek out justice and equality so that all men, including black men and black women, could share equally and jointly in the rights of liberty and freedom. As descendants of slaves and freedom ghters, we must wholeheartedly embrace our heritage, and in doing so, we begin the process of viewing our present as a triumphant part of our past and our future full of endless possibilities, Johnson said. Such hope, made up the dreams of our forefathers, unattainable for them, but made possible to us, because they paved the road of opportunity with their dignity and humanity. The legacy that we leave behind must include the ability of future generations to make demands, because power has never conceded anything without demands it never has and it never will, he said. For the broader community, the purpose of this celebration is to afford you with an opportunity to become exposed to a proud race of people with a rich heritage, a people that has contributed much without acknowledgment to the successful evolution of this great country. The festival featured about 20 food vendors and eight arts and crafts booths, including Panama Citys Cecelia Wynn, who sold out of her sea wind design scarves on the blustery afternoon. There were people all over the place. It made me happy to see them buying from the vendors, MountSimmons said. And our locals were there; we were very pleased. In addition, there were educational booths, such as gadgets and experiments from the science guy, Florida A&M University science professor Ron Williams. Also on hand were booths by the county health departments dental clinic, which gave away toothpaste and toothbrushes; Refuge House; the SWAT anti-tobacco program; the Apalachicola Municipal Library; and blood pressure checks by Natalie ONeal Booth, a nurse from Tallahassee. Damien Davis offered a mime of black historical moments, with a performance by Jathan Martin and Impact singing group; and by Hillside Dancers for Christ, which featured Morgan Martin, Trinity Hardy, Shine Pearson, Beyla Walker, Tanaya Harris, Aaliyah West, Cheyenne Martin and India Sewell. Also performing was rapper Dre Robinson, known as Flo General; an ethnic fashion show organized by Brenda Cummings; Steppers groove, which was audience participation line dancing; and Jamming with deejay Beanie Boy Bernard Simmons. The evening featured the band Un nished Business, which included Bernard Simmons on guitar and vocals, Glenn Banks on drums, Claude Banks on keyboards, guitars and vocals, Mary Mathis on vocals and tambourine, and Tommy Stevens on guitar Sunday afternoon featured a worship service with broad participation, including the male chorus from Friendship Missionary Baptist, who included Willie Joe Walker, William Key, Henry Brown, Granville Croom and Pastor James Williams, with musician Kenny Turner and Jhaki Davis. Elder Roderick Robinson Jr. delivered the keynote speech. The festival went quite well; the weather was a sticking point, Mount-Simmons said. It is our commitment to always have it on the Hill and never charge admission. Thats what its all about: people having a great time, out in the open. HERITAGE from page A1PHOTOS BY DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesAbove, Roderick Robinson performs as rapper Flo General. At left, Jahnyah Joseph, 9, of Tallahassee, has fun with her sister Jahzion Joseph and friend Jordan Border.