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Publication Date: 04-25-2013
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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, April 25, 2013 VOL. 127 ISSUE 52 County opposes state control of RESTORE funds By MATTHEW BEATON and DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@starfl.co m After several Panhandle county commissions, including Franklins, voiced strong opposition, members of a state Senate panel have adjusted legislation that some feared would allow Tallahassee to dictate how counties RESTORE Act money would be spent. The adjustments were approved with only one dissenting vote at Tuesdays Appropriations Committee and largely satis ed concerns over an amendment to a state Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) bill, SB 1024, that was added Friday. That amendment would create a quasi-public corporation and empower it to manage 75 percent of all dollars the state attorney general gets for economic loss Florida suffered from the oil spill. Franklin County Commissioner Pinki Jackel was joined by representatives from Escambia and Wakulla counties in speaking at the Appropriations meeting against state control of RESTORE Act funds. County commissioners voted unanimously at a Monday special meeting to send Jackel to Tallahassee, after a restorm brewed over the proposed amendment, and its possible implications. This amendment sets criteria for projects, focusing on economic issues, said Chairman Cheryl Sanders at the special meeting, held in the main courtroom of the county courthouse. A non-elected board chooses the projects. Thats what my problem is with this. DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times Commissioners Cheryl Sanders, left, and Noah Lockley at Mondays special meeting. See RESTORE A2 County wants details of restoration grant By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@starfl.co m Millions more dollars may soon ow into Franklin County to continue to restore the bay, but county commissioners are dissatis ed with the lack of clarity in the proposal to secure these funds. At their April 16 meeting, the commissioners asked for more speci cs about a $24 million grant application to continue in the ongoing restoration work for the Apalachicola Bay oyster beds. Gulf Coast Workforce Director Kim Bodine and grant writer Jennifer German sought county support for a $24 million proposal to restore the bay by planting shells to stimulate oyster production. If approved, the program also would provide opportunities for people currently working on the bay to train for alternate employment in other elds. The Gulf Coast Workforce Board in partnership with Franklins Promise Coalition and the University of Florida (UF) hopes to submit a RESTORE Act funding proposal targeting restoration of the Apalachicola Bay Fishery. Bodine said the grant was prepared based on input from the Seafood Management and Resource Recovery Team (SMARRT) and the University of Florida. SMARRT is composed of marine scientists and representatives of government and all aspects of the seafood industry. German told the commission that Tuesdays presentation was incomplete. We dont know what UF is bringing to the table, she said. She explained that researchers are in the process of studying the oyster shelling process so enable the county to make Pidgie: Bar y or doppelganger? By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@starfl.co m Once again the cocoanut telegraph had its wires crossed. Last week, the island was abuzz with news that another tourist has succumbed to the local lifestyle and taken to spending her time in bars. A homing pigeon was hanging out at Eddie Teachs. Word had it the same bird that took up residence 10 days earlier at the home of Carol and Bob Holton. Two weeks ago, Bob was sitting in the sun reading when a pigeon landed on his chair. This surprised him. What are you doing there? he asked the bird. The pigeon responded by ying into the wall of the Holtons house. When he went to look for her, Bob Holton found Pidgie walking around under his deck. Bob and Carol tried to feed the bird crackers and unpopped popcorn but she refused. We gured she had a delicate palate, he said. The Holtons noticed Pidgie wore a yellow band on one leg and blue on the other. Research on the internet informed them the bird was an athlete; a homing pigeon. After much cajoling, Carol was able to pick Pidgie up and read the numbers on her band. The Holtons called a telephone number they found there and reached Mario in Chicago. I told him, we knew See BUDGET A7 PHIL COALE | Special to the Times The Seahawks varsity baseball team lost a cliffhanger Monday at Blountstown in the opening game of the District 4 Class 1A playoffs. Battling back and forth all game, Franklin County lost in the bottom of the seventh when the Liberty County Bulldogs scored a run to notch a 6-5 victory. In photo above, junior catcher Logan McLeod sits as the Bulldogs celebrate behind him/ For complete coverage, go to Sports on A11. BOWING OUT LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Pidgie See PIDGIE A5 Riverfront Festival this weekend Carrabelles 23rd annual Riverfront Festival kicks off on Friday, April 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. Festivities will continue on Saturday with family friendly fun from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Kids can get their faces painted, pet the animals or go to pirate school. Grown-ups will enjoy the original art and crafts. Food offered by local food vendors featuring local seafood. For information call (850) 3208225 or visit www. carrabelleriverfront festival.com. Dont miss the duck race You can win $500 when the Carrabelle Lions Club holds its second annual Duck Race on Saturday, April 27 during the Carrabelle Riverfront Festival. Tickets are $5 each. Purchase your ticket from a Lion member at our booth. Patriots Day Cajun Cookout Saturday On Saturday, April 27 at 11 a.m. join the Southern Builders Association for an allAmerican celebration of Patriots Day at Veterans Memorial Plaza, 230 Market Street in Apalachicola. Enjoy the builders jambalaya for $10 a plate. Lunch is served from noon to 2 p.m. All proceeds bene t Veterans Memorial Plaza, home of the Three Soldiers, Detail South. Opinion . . . . . . A4 Society . . . . . . A8 Faith . . . . . . . A9 Outdoors . . . . . A10 Sports . . . . . . A11 Tide Chart . . . . A10 Classi eds . . . 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Local A2 | The Times Thursday, April 25, 2013 Commissioner Noah Lockley was more blunt, criticizing the 11th-hour change to the bill. They wait to the last minute, he said. Its crooked. The legislation, as it currently is designed, would create a quasi-pub lic corporation that would handle the money the state receives from litigation against BP and Hallibur ton. On Saturday, Attorney General Pam Bondi led a lawsuit seeking $5.5 billion from those companies for revenue the state lost due to the oil spill. The proposed corpo ration which would be called Triumph Gulf Coast Inc. would be run by a ve-member board. Flori das governor, chief nan cial ofcer, attorneys gen eral, Senate president and House speaker would each appoint one member to the board, which would not be a unit or entity of state government, according to the bill, and would not be subject to DEOs control, supervision, or direction. The bill would create a recovery fund for the eight disproportionately affected counties, which also include Bay, Gulf, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton, and three-quar ters of all funds the state receives through litigation would go to these counties including nes, penal ties, fees, and settlements; and Any funds distributed to the state under (the RESTORE Act), the bill stated. It was this stipulation that vexed the Franklin County commissioners, who were all agreed that parts of the proposed bill was not in the countys best interest. Its a major realloca tion of controlled funding. Its something everybodys concerned with, said Jackel. She told her colleagues the bill would shift priority for funded projects away from environmental resto ration towards economic development, and would give priority to big-ticket projects, and to those at military bases and tech research facilities, all of which would be of little benet to Franklin County. They have set the cri teria so high that Franklin County will never qualify for funding for any of these awards. Theyre shutting us out she said. Theyre looking for a local match. There is no way that Franklin can match $5 million. We can hardly match a half-million dollars. Im afraid all these other counties are going to get in line ahead of us, theyre going to be able to push, said Jackel. She also cited word ing in the bill that targets new high-growth indus tries. We do not want a new high-growth industry in Franklin County. Yes, we want jobs but we dont want something thats go ing to explode Franklin County. Sen. Nancy Detert, RVenice, led the amend ment to create this corpo ration, but it was largely done at the direction of Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville. Detert offered assurances that the bill wouldnt touch the counties RESTORE Act money. The amendment does not preempt federal law or change how the RESTORE Act works, so everyone can stop talking about that, she said, adding, The state is not looking to steal federal funds. Escambia County Com missioner Grover Robin son was among those to speak at Tuesdays com mitee hearing. We dont believe there should be any preemption on what happens under the RE STORE Act, he said. Robinson also chairs the 23-county Gulf Consor tium, which is working to develop a spending plan for RESTORE Act money, but he said he spoke only as a commissioner because the consortium hadnt yet dis cussed the legislation. He said the changes ap proved by the appropria tions committee assuaged his concerns. It answers most of the things that were here for, he said. The most important change adds the sentence: Notwithstanding any other provision under this act, this act shall not affect any funds distributed to any county under (the RE STORE Act). But some on the com mittee State Sen. Bill Montford, D-Tallahassee and Senate Minority Lead er Chris Smith, D-Fort Lauderdale felt the leg islation needed more clar ity. Montford said he didnt understand why all refer ence to the RESTORE Act wasnt struck from the bill. I have some seri ous reservations. I think it needs a tremendous amount of clarity, he said. Meanwhile, Gaetz, who helped craft the legisla tion, praised the commit tee for passing it. If the state receives funds from the Attorney Generals suit or from any other source, I dont want the money frittered away or wasted, he said in a statement. We need to treat such funds as an in heritance to be carefully invested and used to ben et our economy and our environment. Gaetz also noted the committee discussed the scandals that have accom panied BP money in Oka loosa County, where one ofcial stole more than $1 million in BP funds and later committed suicide. And the states auditor general has cited the Oka loosa County Commission and the Tourist Develop ment Council with 60 cas es of illegal handling of BP money. At the meeting, Sen. Jack Latvala, R-Clearwa ter, told county represen tatives that if they want to know why this measure was created they need to look in the mirror. All has not been well in the disbursement of BP settlement money, he said. U.S. Rep. Steve South erland, R-Panama City, also has weighed in on the situation, saying he wrote a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew reaf rming the clear intent of the RESTORE Act, which clearly species that 75 percent of Floridas BP ne money must be allo cated directly to the eight hardest hit Northwest Florida counties. The RESTORE Act is clear and unambiguous in its intent that the lions share of Floridas BP ne money go directly to the eight hardest hit counties, he said in a statement. Our letter to Secretary Lew reafrms that North and Northwest Floridas congressional delegation stands shoulder-to-shoul der with county ofcials in accordance with federal law. These RESTORE Act funds are a critical lifeline for our coastal communi ties and no one will know better than the counties, themselves, how to restore their local economies and ecosystems. On the House side, companion legislation (HB 7007) has passed out of committee, so the new amendment would need to be proposed on the oor, which concerns state Rep. Jimmy Patronis, RPanama City. He said a change this big involving this much money needs to be dis cussed and voted on in a committee before going to the oor. He said not only was the amendment just led; he hasnt even heard the ve-member, quasi-pub lic corporation idea being discussed. And I live in one of those areas of concern, and if this is the rst time Ive heard about it, I can guarantee you nobody else has really heard about it either, he said. Patronis said this leg islation puts another bu reaucracy in place, and that makes him uncom fortable. He said that, even if the intention is to deal with money gained only through the economic loss litigation, he doesnt want to see government grown. And, if it does grow, he wants to see a lot more de bate before the measure goes to the oor. It hasnt been through a single committee in the House of Representa tives, which to me is very concerning, he said, later adding, I get real hesitant when we grow govern ment. I really do. RESTORE from page A1 TOBACCO C ESSA T ION C LASS S CHEDULE THURSDAY, A PRIL 11, 2013 & T HURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013 George E. Weems Memorial Hospital @ 5:30 PM THURSDAY, A PRIL 11, 2013 Franklin County Public Library Carrabelle Branch @ 2:00 PM TU E SDAY APRIL 16, 2013 Franklin County Health Department (Apalachicola) @ 11:00 AM Free nicotine patches and gum will be provided to participants who complete each class while supplies last. P lease visit the following websites to view a current schedule of tobacco cessation classes that are being held in Franklin County at www.bigbendahec.org/quit-now and www.ahectobacco.com To register for a class, please call Big Bend AHEC at 850-224-1177. THERE IS NO COS T T O A TT END! WEEMS M EMORIAL R EHAB CARE Are you recovering from a surgery, stroke or trauma and need rehabilitative therapy before going home? With todays shorter hospital stays, your need for skilled rehabilitation care is an important part of the healing process. Weems Memorial Rehab Care is here to guide you through your healing process and best of all, it is local with loved ones nearby to help and encourage you. WEEMS M EMORIAL R EHAB CARE HAS JUST EXPANDED ITS R EHAB P ROGRAM! AS P A RT OF THIS EXP A NSION S T A TE OF THE ART EQUIPMENT H A S BEEN A DDED TO A NEW A ND L A RGER A RE A Additionally, we are proud to welcome Apalachicola Therapy, Inc. to our REHAB CARE program providing Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapies. Their sta comes to us highly trained with innovative techniques proven to accomplish improved function and capacity. Y OU HA V E A C HOI C E T ell your doctor you want to come to Weems M emorial for your R ehab Care. FOR MORE IN F OR M AT I ON, PLEASE CONTA C T US AT: Phone: 850-653-8853 | Cell: 903-724-0983 Fax: 850-653-2474 | E -mail: bklein@weemsmemorial.com THE APALACHICOLA TIMES FIND US ON FACEBOOK @A palachTimesFO LL OW US ON T WI TT E R

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USPS 027-600 Published every Thursday at 129 Commerce St. Apalachicola, FL 32329 Publisher: Roger Quinn Editor: Tim Croft POSTMASTER: Send address change to: The Apalachicola Times P.O. Box 820 Apalachicola, FL 32329 Phone 850-653-8868 PERIODICAL RATE POSTAGE PAID AT APALACHICOLA, FL 32329 WEEKLY PUBLISHING SUBSCRIPTIONS PAYABLE IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY $24.15 year $15.75 six months OUT OF COUNTY $34.65 year $21 six months Home delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. TO ALL ADVERTISERS In case of error or omissions in advertisements, the publishers do not hold themselves liable for damage further than the amount received for such advertisement. The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely asserts; the printed word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word is lost; the printed word remains. Circulation: 1-800-345-8688 Formerly The Apalachicola Times OPINION www.apalachtimes.com A Section By BECKY GIBSON Special to the Times With summer very soon upon us, we thought this would be a good time to share information on how to take care of some potential health hazards that are unique to an ocean side environment. With our beautiful bay and gulf waters, we have a plentiful supply of sea creatures. Two of the most common are jelly sh and stingrays. If you come to the beach often enough, you or someone youre with will be stung by one of our local creatures. This can be a scary occurrence, especially if it happens to a child. By remaining calm and following the instructions below, you can turn this sometime traumatic incident into a story to tell your friends. Jelly sh There are only a few jelly sh whose sting is deadly or potentially deadly and they are not usually found in our local waters. If you get stung when in the water, get out of the water and do not touch the area where you were stung. Remove the stingers from the site by scrapping the skin with a credit card. If a credit card is not available, rub sand over the site to dislodge the stingers and rinse it off in salt water. Deactivate any remaining stingers by blotting or pouring white vinegar on the site with a clean cloth. If vinegar is not available you can use saltwater. Soothe any remaining irritations with antihistamine pills or creams such as Benadryl. Seek immediate medical help if there are any symptoms worse than skin irritation or if you are having trouble breathing. Urinating on the sting does not help that is a myth! Rinsing the sting with fresh water if the sting occurred in salt water can cause the stingers to inject more venom, not less. Stingrays Stingray stings are rarely fatal but they are extremely painful. If you get stung by a stingray, speci cally the barb, get out of the water. Immediately soak the affected area, usually a hand or foot, in the hottest water tolerable. The venoms of these sea creatures are heat labile, and soaking the affected part in hot water not only makes the pain go away but destroys the venom. How long to soak is easily assessed by removing the extremity from the water if it still hurts, put it back in! If there is bleeding from the site where the barb stuck in, do not try and stop the bleeding. Let it bleed to get as much of the venom and any bacteria out as you can. Once the pain has subsided, apply a clean bandage over the wound and watch for any signs of infection. If the puncture wound appears to need additional medical attention or if you begin to have tightness in the chest, swelling on the face, dif culty breathing, welts, and/or nausea, go to the ER immediately. When entering our beautiful gulf waters, dont forget to do the Stingray Shuf e drag or shuf e your feet when you are walking into the water so that you bump into stingrays instead of stepping on top of them. Happy beachin! Becky Gibson is director of nursing at George E. Weems Memorial Hospital, which is presenting this column as a public service. The sea might be serene, but sometimes stings HEALTH CARE HINTS Thursday, April 25, 2013 Page 4 By Van Johnson Special to the Times The intent of this column is to keep you apprised of the continuing efforts of your elected municipal leadership on your behalf to obtain some assurance of the RESTORE Act projects within the city of Apalachicola receiving an equitable share of the ne funds allocated within this area of disproportionate impact. The much talked about Gulf Consortium met in Tallahassee April 5. You will recall that although not referenced in the RESTORE Act, the consortium was formed primarily through the in uence and lobbying of the Florida Association of Counties to control and administer RESTORE Act funds on Floridas Gulf Coast. It is presently made up of the disproportionately impacted area of eight counties, from Escambia to Wakulla, and the nondisproportionately impacted area of 15 counties down to Monroe. What became more apparent as the meeting progressed is that the fear is being realized that these more numerous nondisproportionate impacted counties (many of which have much greater populations and economies like Pinellas, Hillsborough and Sarasota) are throwing their heavy weight around when it comes to direction and control of the consortium now that all of the counties, including Franklin, have joined. These larger, more numerous counties each have the same one vote as the eight Northwest Florida counties that were disproportionately affected and, in my observation, dominated the discussions and decisions of the meeting. We learned a lot from this meeting, and I encourage you to watch it for yourselves at The Half Shell Web Forum online YouTube Channel. First we learned the consortium de nitely does not want any cities included within it or their decisions on this once-in-a-century allocation of funds, and they were clearly annoyed by the resolutions of the cities of Carrabelle and Apalachicola to join the consortium. However, when the Interlocal Agreement was led and signed by the counties in fall 2012, the consortium speci cally provided for cities and other public agencies to be a part of the membership, stating that each Consortium Member shall constitute a Florida Municipality, County or such other Public Agency which is permitted by the Interlocal Act to be a member of the Consortium. We also learned the consortium counties now have changed direction and intent from the statements expressed in resolutions by most of the Northwest Florida counties, including Franklin, in June and July 2011 that the cities were to be included with the counties in the distribution of the ne funds and it was to be equitably distributed by a fair formula. This July 2011 resolution from the disproportionately impacted eightcounty area speci cally states, That Gulf Coast Restoration language legislation provide the monies to the states and local jurisdictions with local jurisdictions de ned as county/ parish and municipal governments, and that, We endorse a policy that equitably distributes monies to states, counties and municipalities for projects across the entire Gulf Coast. We believe in an apolitical formula. Can it be said the cities were lulled to sleep by these statements and resolutions of the counties before the language and apparent intent of the counties changed to exclude the cities? Pinellas County Commissioner Susan Latvala was particularly vocal and assertive during the meeting and was joined by many others in directing Franklin County to take care of their problem with its cities, which were acknowledged by the group as the only cities to have submitted documents for membership in the consortium. One can only presume that she and the other consortium members must be referring to the problem of satisfying and assuring the cities within their boundary that they (the cities) are in fact going to be allocated their fair share for projects within their municipal limits of the applicable RESTORE Act funds. I say this because the consortium members even discussed that they had taken care of their cities pointing out there was no problem from the more than 100 other cities within their county boundaries. I am not sure exactly how this was done by the other counties, but it is obvious the cities within these other counties have somehow been assured of their fair share for their projects, or these cities would likewise be singing our same tune. Early in this process, Apalachicola communicated with a large city to our west that also had indicated similar concerns about being assured of their fair share for RESTORE Act projects. However, after a couple of weeks of sharing these concerns with their county commission, we were advised that this city has been assured and its concerns resolved, and had decided to partner with their county in the receipt and utilization of the RESTORE Act funds. Our response was that was wonderful and that Apalachicola also wanted a true partnership with our county commission. Both cities in Franklin County, and Apalachicola in particular, look forward to the county commission taking care of the problem as these other counties apparently have done by assuring the cities of their fair share of the allocated ne funds for their projects preferably under an apolitical formula such as was recommended by many of these counties. Our duty to the people of this small but great city does not permit us to stand by idly and quiet while our county appears content to abandon the interests of our people to create and join this big government consortium without giving us any assurance at all and without even any indication of intent to include or even meet with the city to discuss this matter. I will keep you informed; thanks much. Van W. Johnson Sr. is the mayor of Apalachicola. By DAWN RADFORD Special to the Times Editors note: On Sunday, April 14, Eastpoint suffered severe damage to the waterfront when a strong storm brought brutal winds, large hail and record breaking rainfall to the county. A funnel cloud was observed passing over the Whispering Pines development and continued to Vrooman Park where it caused so much damage the park remains closed. Below is author Dawn Radfords account of the storm. Sunday afternoon, I had gone into the backyard to look for a ower or two to put in a small vase. I noticed that the wind which had been out of the south all day was now direct, brisk and steady out of the east. Odd, I thought. I went into the house, put the ower in the vase, and went back to bedroom with a book to read. No more than a page later, the rst hailstones plinked and clinked on the roof and west side of the house. Within seconds, the wind and rain came heavy out of the west, with stones cracking against the windows. I ran into the hallway, yelling hail to my husband and shutting the doors to the two westside bedrooms because I was sure the windows were going to shatter into the rooms. At this point, the rain and hail crashed so loud against the roof and west walls that we had to yell to hear each other. Outside on the more sheltered east side of the house, the air became in one moment like the action you see in a window-front washing machine. Trees and bushes were waving crazily, rain and hail along with leaves and branches twisted in the air, going around and up and down and in crazy directions. The very air itself seemed to be lique ed, and white with hail that fell and stayed on the ground accumulating like snow there. In minutes, our backyard had lled to resemble a lake, something that has happened in rain, but only after hours of heavy downpours. The hail tapered off and in a few more minutes the rain and wind lessened and moved on. Our front, western side yard looked like it held an inch or more of snow. The back had hail inches deep where it had bounced off the walls and fallen from the roof. A heap of clear stones lay below the downspout of the gutter. A sixto-eight-inch wide and high drift of hail lay against the back door, despite a six foot wide overhead shelter. In the storm, I forgot to take photos, then had to look for the camera because in the aftermath excitement, could not remember where it was. We hurried to take photos before the hail could melt further, and measured some stones already partly melted at more than 1 inches, one at 1 7/8 inches. Many were rounded and smooth, but most were sharp and jagged, with spurs extended so that they left tears in our screens sometimes six inches or more long and two and three inches wide. Our insured car and truck together sustained nearly $4,000 damage. My husbands uninsured hunting truck had paint ice-blasted off, in some places down to the shiny metal. Our roof shingles were ice blasted smooth, some with holes ripped into them. We swept up over a quart of black shingle gravel from the driveway alone. As soon as the storm left, we tuned into the Weather Channel and later the Panama City VIPIR weather channel, and never heard the rst word about our storm. Weve heard rumors that a Tallahassee station and an Atlanta station did report a spout and small tornado, but that one set of reporters seemed to have no idea where Eastpoint might be. Its all memory now, except for the visible evidences, including huge sheets of metal still hanging in the pine trees across from some defrocked seafood houses beside Highway 98 in Eastpoint. Cities seek true partnership for RESTORE Act funds VAN JOHNSON Farewell to the Eastpoint hailstorm DAWN RADFORD | Special to the Times Hailstones litter the Eastpoint grass.

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Local The Times | A5 Thursday, April 25, 2013 these birds could y a thousand miles but this is ridiculous, Bob said. Mario said he sold Pidgie to another pigeon enthusiast in Tampa, a scant 260 miles from the island as the pigeon ies. He advised the Holtons to feed Pidgie seed and whole grains, and that when she recovered, she would y home. Carol and Bob took a real fancy to the bird which apparently could not y. They furnished a room for her under the house with a box lined with blankets and trays of seed and water. Pidgie spent her nights inside with the door closed, and her days hanging around the yard. Gradually she recovered her ability to y and took to spending time in a pine tree overlooking the Holtons deck. She even made friends with a mourning dove, said Carol. She and her little dove friend would y down and eat seed. Pidgie started disappearing for periods of time during the day and one day took off and made a long circle out over the bay. The next day she was gone. Then word came that Pidgie was spending her afternoons at Eddie Teachs. The Holtons went in search of her with no luck. A homing pigeon was also spotted in the Plantation. On Sunday, April 21, Bob and Carol nally managed to hook up with the Eddie Teachs pigeon and Bob smelled a rat. The bar bird was much tamer than his Pidgie and Bob told Carol, Thats not the same bird. At rst Carol was skeptical but then noticed the pair of ankle bands worn by the bar bird, blue and green, didnt appear to be the same as the pair worn by Pidgie, yellow and blue. The new bird has become a regular visitor at her favorite watering hole and owner Vickie Frost said she plans to build a coop to keep it safe from predators. Most pirates have a parrot, said bartender James Frost. We have a pigeon. He said when he arrives at work each morning, the pigeon is waiting for a package of crackers and spends her days walking from table to table or perched on the television set. During the severe storm on April 14, James Frost said that as he lowered the walls around the bar, the pigeon watched from the porch and then dove under the last panel Indiana Jones style to wait out the weather inside. The Frosts have purchased seed to make sure their pigeon has a balanced diet. As to Pidgie, she is probably home in Tampa by now. Both pigeons are likely to be members of a ight released for an April 13 race in Louisville, Ky. Louisville is 800 miles north of Tampa and Franklin County lies directly in between the two cities. Turns out, the climate in Tampas suburbs is ideal for pigeons and pigeon fanciers. Tampa is home to the Gulfcoast Homing Club, the largest pigeon club in the US with 200 members and an 89member ladies auxiliary. They purchase more than 28,000 bird bands annually and have their own scholarship fund, partly paid for with an annual chili cook-off. Homing pigeons are domesticated rock pigeons bred to return home over very long distances. In nature, they mate for life and use their talent for navigation to nd their nest and mate. How pigeons nd their way home is unknown but scientists suspect it may have to do with ultra low sound frequencies. Birds have own more than 1,000 miles during races and can achieve speeds of almost 60 mph. They have been used a couriers since pre-Christian times and continued to be used for military purposes through World War II. According to the National Pigeon Association (NPA), all domesticated pigeons are banded. Domestic pigeons, like racing pigeons, are incapable of supporting themselves in the wild. Without a proper diet, they develop internal ulcers and die of starvation. If you nd a banded pigeon that seems to be in distress, feed it and give it water. The NPA website says, Most lost birds are hungry and thirsty. Water is extremely important for pigeons. Since pigeons drink by suction, any water container you provide should be at least 1 inch deep. Shallow cups or bowls with some weight to them work best but any open container will work. A thirsty bird may drink immediately, and it may not. Strange surroundings, fear, injury, or other animals in the household may intimidate or distract the bird from drinking. Dehydration is the biggest danger to a lost pigeon and just like humans; this condition can make the bird a bit less than itself. Lost domesticated birds may be so exhausted, they dont even realize that water is in front of them, especially since the water container you are providing is different from the one they have used their entire life. A good trick to make the bird aware of the water you have presented is to make a slight splashing sound with your nger. Birds are very familiar with the sound of water and this is one of the best ways for you to help identify your gift. If a bird looks really exhausted, Gatorade or other commercial sports drink may be added to the water. Pigeons are grain eaters. The most readily available food source is a commercial blend of wild birdseed mixed with popcorn. Additionally, raw dried grain such as uncooked rice, pearled barley, split pea, or canary seed, make a good additive to the above mix or may be fed separately. All grains should be fed raw. To locate the owner, visit www.npausa.co m 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 Robert C. Bruner Attorne y P ersonal & Business Bankruptcy Ov er 30 Y ears Le g al Experience O f c e l o c a t e d a t : 19 Island Dri v e, Eastpoint, FL 850-670-3030 W e are a debt relief agenc y W e can help people le bankruptc y relief under the U.S. Bankruptc y Code. The hiring of a la wyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon adv ertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualications and e xperience. CMC1249673 NO CREDIT CHE C K H ASSLE FREE FI N A NC I N G A V AIL ABLE I ncludes I ndoor & O ut door Units A ll M a t erials t o change c omplet e sy st em out F or inf orma tion leading t o the identit y of person(s) lea ving y ar d debris adjacent t o 105 15th S t ., Apalachico la. C ALL 8 5 0 2 2 7 5 8 5 1 OR THE A P AL A C HI C OL A P OLI C E DEP T PIDGIE from page A1 LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Carol and Bob Holton took a real fancy to the bird which apparently could not y.

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A6 | The Times Thursday, April 25, 2013 Dempsey cites drunken juror A juror summoned for jury duty in Leon County on Monday, April 15, was found in criminal contempt by Circuit Judge Angela C. Dempsey and sentenced to 30 days in the Leon County jail. The juror was intoxicated when he arrived at the Leon County courthouse. Initially, the court believed his strange behavior was a ploy to avoid duty, but several other jurors alerted the court that he smelled like alcohol. Dempsey ordered the juror to take a breathalyzer, which resulted in a nding of .11 grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath. The juror was unable to provide an explanation for his disrespectful and disruptive behavior. Jurors are an essential part of the justice system, said court administrator Grant Slayden, The court values jurors who treat the process seriously, but cannot tolerate this type of behavior. Lighthouse association annual meeting May 11 The annual meeting of the St. George Lighthouse Association will be held Saturday, May 11, on the lawn at St. George Islands Lighthouse Park. The business meeting will begin at 11 a.m., followed by the traditional hot dog lunch. Bring a folding chair and come visit the lighthouse, museum, and gift shop. Photographer seeks wooden shrimp boats Fine art photographer John E Adams is planning to visit Franklin County as part of his latest project, Evanescent Trawlers of the South, a photography study of the rapidly disappearing hand crafted wooden shrimp shing trawlers. Adams is an award-winning ne art photographer from Fernandina Beach. Northern Florida used to have some of the largest trawler building ports in the Southeast for many years, now those skills have long passed and the only reminder remaining of this amazing heritage are a small scattering of rapidly declining vessels spread throughout the Southern shrimping regions and ports, said Adams. Evanescent Trawlers of the South, will consist of future exhibits and a book featuring as many of the remaining handmade wooden shrimping trawlers as can be located. The project plans include traveling over 4,400 miles from the Carolinas to Louisiana to try and capture and preserve images of remaining wooden trawlers. Adams expects to capture process the nal prints and book before the end of the August. To learn more about the project, please contact Adams at (904) 729-8175 or at Thepres6@hotmail.co m or visit www.kickstarter. com/project s Armory restoration needs a little more County commissioners unanimously approved the nal payment on the rst phase of the Armory restoration project on April 16. County Planner Alan Pierce said, after a change order amending the contract, an additional $10,271 worth of wood rot was repaired. The budget from The Tourist Development Council (TDC) for repairs at the Armory was $248,000 and the construction costs, including the change order, is $186,771, he said. There were architectural fees in addition to the construction fees so the total cost of the current renovations was about $230,000. Therefore, there is still some $18,000 in funds available for other repairs. He said Parks and Recreation Director Nikki Millender requested the remaining money be used to hire an electrician to x the outside light that shines over the entrance door, and clean up the kitchen area. Commissioners approved the request and instructed Millender to get three bids for work on the kitchen. Chairman Cheryl Sanders instructed Pierce to send a letter to the TDC asking when the next allocation of funds for the Armory project will be available. SPRING CLEAN CARRABELLE TAKE PRIDE IN OUR BEAUTIFUL CITY The City of Carrabelle is asking everyone to cleanup your yards. Rubbish, trash, junk, debris, abandoned material, excessive accumulation of untended growth of weeds, unsafe structures, abandoned, discarded, unused objects or equipment such as automobiles, boats, furniture, stoves, refrigerators, freezers, cans, or containers are a violation of City Ordinance 389 $250.00 per day can be imposed. Place items (not household garbage) on the right of way, give us a call and we will pick it up. Need someone to haul off those old vehicles? We know someone that will help with that too! Help out your neighbors and lets work together to cleanup Carrabelle! Law Enforcement R e h ab C ar e The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriffs Ofce. Arrests in this weeks report were made by ofcers from the Apalachicola Police Department (APD) and Franklin County Sheriffs Ofce (FCSO). All defendants are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. April 17 Kristin L. Moss, 30, Apalachicola, DUI (APD) April 19 Brenda D. Anderson, 28, Carrabelle, violation of probation (FCSO) April 20 Royce L. Johns III, 30, Carrabelle, trafcking in a controlled substance methamphetamines, and possession of paraphernalia (FCSO) David D. Hartman, 34, Eastpoint, violation of probation (FCSO) April 21 Joseph C. Zingarelli, 39, Apalachicola, trespass on property after warning (FCSO) Don L. Davis, Jr., 43, Eastpoint, driving while license suspended or revoked (APD) Kristopher G. Kelley, 37, Apalachicola, violation of probation (APD) Arrest REPORT News BRIEFS

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Local The Times | A7 Thursday, April 25, 2013 optimum use of shell plant ing funds. We are soft science, said German. (Work forces) piece of the plan is building community resil ience and labor force diver sication. We want to help in moving workers to other occupations that are off the water and we want to con tinue case management and build infrastructure with some county entities that have-long term man agement at heart. She said the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council has published The Path Forward to Restoring the Gulf: A Proposal for a Comprehensive Plan as part of an effort to restore the environment, diversify the local workforce, create more workers with stable income and create jobs. The plan outlines spe cic strategic goals and were writing trying to hit those goals, said German. If you look at these num bers and it seems big, re member the funding is over ve years. Commissioner Cheryl Sanders said, Its big for ve years. I want to know what pot this comes out of. Whatever this board sup ports needs to be pretty good for the state agency to support and to push the money. I dont want this to come out of the countys pot. I dont want the state to say I like this part of it but the county needs to be responsible for that part. German said, Im all about bringing money into the community. If we can get them to give us that much money over ve years, its only going to do good. Commissioner William Massey, the boards repre sentative to the SMARRT group said, The SMARRT funding comes off the top. Commissioner Smokey Parrish asked, Has SMARRT submitted a pro posal too? Massey said, Its in. We got that. Sometime around the end of May were sup posed to get between $18 million and 20 million over a ve year period. We done got that. Its in the works. Were xing to receive that any time, I think. Bodine said Massey was referring to the proposal under discussion. She said it had not yet been sub mitted because the grant writer was waiting for input from UF. Director of Administra tive Services Alan Pierce said the funding for the grant would come from funds earmarked for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). In a later interview, Pierce said he believed the total federal funds available to DEP were between $350 million and $400 million. Bodine said 30 propos als had already been sub mitted to DEP and compe tition for the funds would be erce. German said Franklin Countys proposal had a good chance of being funded because many gov ernment ofcials are con cerned about Apalachicola Bay. We have been con tacted by Congressman Southerland to see what he can do to help and we have strong support from our legislative delegation, she said. I believe the poli tics is as important as the methodology. Sanders said she was concerned about the amount of grant money ear marked for administration. Tell me how the different entities in the county are going to benet, she said. Bodine asked Joe Taylor, executive director of Frank lins Promise Coalition to speak to the topic. Taylor said the money would sup port building human capac ity components, but did not elaborate. Do you have admin istrative costs for that? Commissioner Noah Lock ley asked, Taylor said the more than $3 million earmarked for community develop ment would pay expenses involved in operating an ofce and other related costs. Franklins Promise has never been on the wa ter and, here you come, you want a part of it, said Lockley. He asked if guidelines for participation in a future shelling program would be the same as for the current program. German said there would continue to be drug testing to reduce liability and the cost of insurance for the program. I dont feel comfortable with the University of Flor ida and Franklins Promise trying to make all of this money when none of them were here before the spill, Lockley said. A lot of counties are coming together to region alize, said Sanders. Lets get down to the numbers and know how many peo ple we are going to help. Weve never done this be fore and Im quite sure you havent. Taylor supported the idea of regionalization. The bay serves 19 coun ties, he said. Bodine and German said they would be happy to return with a more detailed breakdown of costs and services. In a telephone inter view following the meeting, Bodine said, We are trying to drive towards something that really is not in good fo cus. We dont want to slow down and make anybody miss out on anything. The source of the mon ey is still unclear to me, she said. Were taking a step back based on com ments from the commis sioners. A regional project will take a little longer (to design). Were just trying to be proactive and help people. NO TICE OF A QU A CUL TURE LEA SE APPLICA TION NO TICE is hereby gi ven pur suant to S ection 253.70, Florida Statutes, that the Board of T rustees of the Internal Impro vement T rust F und has recei ved an application (No. 1 9-A Q-1 1 31) from: Andrew D. Arnold, of P O Bo x 1 090, Car rabelle, FL 32322, for the following acti vities: The performance of commercial oyster culti vation acti vities. The applicant is requesting appro val of a so vereignty submerged land aquaculture lease preempting 2.0 acres, more or less, of so vereignty submerged land in S ection 22, T ownship 8 S outh, R ange 6 W est, in St. George S ound, in the vicinity of Green P oint, near the town of Car rabelle, FL, in F ranklin County The parcel is not located within an aquatic preserve. A map and diagram identifying the location and limits of the proposed acti vities compan y this notice. An yone having an y questions or comments reg arding the proposed project should le them in writing with the Florida Di vision of Aquaculture, 1 203 Go vernor's Square Boulevard, Suite 50 1, Mail Station GS 47 T allahassee, Florida 3230 1, on or before 5:0 0 p.m. on the 25 th day of May 20 1 3. T he P arade of H omes is an annual e v ent f ea turing a collec tion of brand ne w homes built b y Ba y C ount y s nest builders T he homes span e v er y par t of Ba y C ount y and co v er a wide range of prices fr om highl y a or dable t o luxur y c ust om homes PUB LI C N O TI CE THE FR ANKLIN C O UNT Y AD VISO R Y B O ARD O F AD JUS T MENT WILL H O LD A PUB LI C HEARIN G O N WED NES D A Y MA Y 1, 2013, A T 10:00 A.M. IN THE C O UNT Y C O MMISS I O N MEE TIN G R O O M O F THE FR ANKLIN C O UNT Y C O UR TH O US E ANNEX T O C O NS ID ER THE FO LLO WIN G V ARI AN CES, AP P EALS AND S P ECI AL EX CEPTI O NS: 1. REQ UES T FO R A V ARI AN CE T O C O NS TR UCT A S IN GLE F AMIL Y D WELLIN G S IX FEE T INT O FR O NT S E TB A CK LINE O N P R O P ER T Y D ESCRIB ED A S L O T 1, B L O CK 11, UNIT O NE EA S T 300 EA S T GO RRIE D RIVE S T GEO R GE IS L AND FR ANKLIN C O UNT Y FL O RID A A S REQ UES TED BY B ILL B ARNES, A GENT FO R B R UCE S MITH AND SALL Y -ANN GREENFIELD O WNERS. THE B O ARD O F C O UNT Y C O MMISS I O NERS A CTIN G A S THE B O ARD O F AD JUS T MENT WILL AD D RESS THIS REQ UES T A T THEIR MEE TIN G O N MA Y 14, 2013. *P er s o n s w i s hin g t o co mm en t m a y do s o in p er s o n o r in w r i t in g t o t h e F ra n k lin C o un t y P l a nnin g & Z o nin g D ep a r t m en t, 34 F o rb es S t r e et, S ui t e 1, A p a l ac hico l a, FL 32320. T ra n s ac t io n s o f t hi s h e a r in g w i l l n o t b e r e co r de d p er s o n s w i s hin g t o r e co r d t h e p r o ce e din gs m u s t m a k e t h e n e ces s a r y a r ra n g em en ts f o r r e co r din g BUDGET from page A1 WHAT THE PROPOSAL CONTAINS An executive summary of the budget proposed for submission to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Fishery Restoration Substrate $4 million Application Cost $9.2 million Equipment $540,000 Monitoring $684,375 TOTAL $14.4 million Community Development Organization Capacity Building $775,000 Case Management, Counseling And support services $2.25 million TOTAL $3.02 million Research Stafng $1.63 million Consulting $600,000 Materials & Supplies $237,400 Support $1.37 million TOTAL $3.8 million Administration $2.1 million TOTAL $23.4 million over ve yearsLOIS S W O B O D A | The Times Kim Bodine, right, and Jennifer German appeared before the county meeting with an executive summary of proposal for funding to benet seafood workers.

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A8 | The Times Thursday, April 25, 2013 WEEK PET Franklin County Humane Society V E R NON V e r n o n i s a 1 0 w e e k o l d S t B e r na r d an d L a b m i x H e i s o n e o f 3 p u p s o w n e r s u r r e n d e r e d t o u s l a s t w e e k T h e y a r e a l l s u p e r f r i e n d l y ha p p y r o l y p o l y p u p s an d c o u l d n o t b e an y c u t e r T h i s b a b y an d h i s si b l i n g s w i l l b e g o o d si z e d o g s s o t h e y w i l l n e e d a h o m e w i t h p l e n t y o r r o o m an d a g o o d si z e y a r d I f y o u ha v e w hat i t t a k e s p l e a s e c o m e m e e t t h e s e c u t i e s V O L U N T EER S A RE D E S P ER A T E L Y N EE D E D T O S O C I A L I Z E W I T H A LL O F O U R D O G S A N D C A T S W e a r e a l w a y s l o o k i n g f o r p e o p l e w i l l i n g t o b r i n g o n e o f o u r an i m a l s i n t o t h e i r h o m e t o b e f o s t e r e d f o r v a r i o u s n e e d s A n y t i m e y o u c an sp a r e w o u l d b e g r e at l y a p p r e c iat e d C a l l K a r e n at 6 7 0 8 4 17 f o r m o r e d e t ai l s o r v i si t t h e F r an k l i n C o u n t y H u m an e S o c i e t y at 2 4 4 S t at e R o a d 6 5 i n E a s t p o i n t Y o u m a y l o g o n t o t h e w e b si t e at w w w f or go t t enpe t s or g t o s e e m o r e o f o u r a d o p t a b l e p e t s 21st Annual T rinity Episcopal Church Ticket Pre-sale $20; Day of T our $25; Lunch $12; Symposium $75 For infor mation and tickets contact T rinity Episcopal Church 850-653-9550 or Apalachicola Bay Chamber 850-653-9419 www .apalachicolahistorichometour .org Historic Apalachicola Home & Garden T our May 3-4, 2013 Friday May 3 Preser vation Symposium 8:30am-4:30pm Public Places, Private Spaces: A Garden Symposium Evening Ser vice 5:30pm Reception 6pm; Lecture 6:30pm Saturday May 4 T our 10am-4pm Sealed Bid Auction 10am-2pm Parish Hall Lunch 11am-2pm Society By LOIS SWOBODA Margie Oehlert proved her mettle as a director by drawing strong performances out of all 12 performers in last weeks Panhandle Players production of C.B. Gilberts Jury Room at the Dixie Theatre. Everyone is talking about this latest success, especially since a drama is new ground for the local thespians that excel at lighter fare. Petite as she is, Katie McFarland as the Actress carried enough weight on stage to balance out an unsettling performance by Angry Man Robbie Johnson, whose strong physical presence and shifting eyes forewarned of the surprising twist at the end of the show. Newcomer David Adlerstein as the Man with the Glasses, provided comic relief and moved the action along with his wisecracking banter. Denise Butler, Society Woman, with swipes of her ipping fan and jabs from her sharp tongue, chastised the other jury members and complained about missed society dos. Sally Crown and Judy Loftus positively bristled as a pair of old biddies determined to sentence young Julie Fletcher, the unseen heroine of the play, to a hot seat in Old Sparky. Not only did McFarland take a stand against the Angry Man, she took charge of Young Man, Royce Rolstad III, who was her somewhat retiring love interest. The Foreman played by Gary Niblack, was a unifying force in the plot. The cast was rounded out by gum chewing Blond bimbo Laura Baney, spooky Brunette spiritualist Bobbi Ann Seward, Shy Girl Jeana Crozier and Middle-Aged Man Bob Caiola, in his rst ever role. As the plot thickens, each member of the jury assumes a second role as they attempt to recreate the murder of Adrian Fletcher. Caiola was especially engaging as he warmed to his part as Fletchers butler Martin and caught the eye of the Society Woman who winds up offering him a job on her staff. Be sorry if you missed the Jury Room, a good time was had by all. Jury Room spellbinding forensic fun Zara Carter born Cecillia and Joe Carter, of Carrabelle, would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Zara Elaina Carter. She was born at 5:19 p.m. CT on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Panama City. Zara weighed 8 pounds, 14.2 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Betty and Greg Sasnett, and Steve and Frances James, of Apalachicola. Maternal great-grandparents are Victoria Jones and Mary Eddy, and the late Sue and Adrian James, of Apalachicola. Paternal grandparents are Jestin and Samantha Carter, of Venice, and the late Treza Carter, of Carrabelle. Paternal great-grandparents are Matilda and the late Joe Williamson, of Carrabelle, and Gloria and Greg Anderson, of Punta Gorda. Zaras uncles include Lucas Sasnett, Steven James, Colby Sasnett, and Brian Lolley. PHOTOS BY R OY CE R O L ST AD | Special to the Times Arguing in the Jury Room are, from left, Katie McFarland (Actress), Gary Niblack (Foreman) and Robbie Johnson (Angry Man). Discussing in the Jury Room are, from left, Old Ladies Sally Crown and Judy Loftus, and Laura Baney, center, as the Blonde. Bob Caiola, as the Middle Aged Man, in a scene with Denise Butler (Society Woman). Bobbi Ann Seward, as Brunette, left, confronts Jeana Crozier, as Shy Girl. From Chapman to Trinity, Apalachicola means gardening Many of you know the Trinity Churchs annual Historic Apalachicola Home and Garden Tour is coming up in just over a week and since their Friday Preservation Symposium is about gardens, gardening, garden to table and more, it seems appropriate that the Apalachicola Municipal Library should showcase its wonderful collection of books on these subjects. Recent additions to the collection are two titles, Southern Shade and Southern Sun, both by Jo Kellum. Also added to the collection is an interesting volume on Daffodils in Florida. The library has many titles in the gardening sphere. There are month-by-month planting guides, landscaping with woody ornamentals for the deep South, Southern and Florida herb gardening, and more. The well known author, Tom MacCubbin (Floridas Gardeners Guide, Florida Home Grown, The Edible Landscape) is well represented. Equally, Gil Nelsons very comprehensive guides on Trees of Florida, Ferns of Florida, and a volume on shrubs and woody vines are represented in the Florida non-ction collection. An academic treatise on grassland habitats, Forgotten grasslands of the South (Noss), may be a little to serious for some readers, but the Edible Schoolyard and Gardening with Kids fall on a lighter note. If you are interested in container gardening, window box gardening, water gardening, gazebo etc. or how to attract birds to your garden, the library has a book for you. Got a cottage? We have a book on cottage gardens. A couple of special titles include Anise to Woodruff 1793-1993: Identication, Observation, Growing and Culinary Use of Herbs in the Southeastern United States, and another is Flora and Fauna of the Civil War by Kelly Ouchley. By far the most special book however, for Apalachicolians, comes from a former resident, Alvan Wentworth Chapman. His Flora of the Sothern United States, rst published in 1860, but with subsequent editions in 1884 and 1897, is considered an important work on the plants in this area. His house here in Apalachicola is being painstakingly restored to be a museum, just a stones throw from the library. We own both a rst and third edition, and a 2011 facsimile reprint for general reference usage. Symposium details can be found on the Tours website: www. apalachicolahistorichometour.org May 4, the day of the home tour, is also our spring book sale. Happening on the library grounds, it will offer many treats for the bibliophile. Unique to this sale is the inclusion of collectible books, donated or removed from the collection and sold for a song. Dont miss it, and if you would like to volunteer, you might just get rst dibs on something you have always wanted. Our Summer Reading Program will also be soliciting volunteers, this years theme is Dig into Reading and the rst weeks books and activities will cover gardening. Caty Greene is the librarian for the Apalachicola Municipal Library. To reach her, call 653-8436. @ THE LIBRAR Y Caty Greene AL V AN WENTWOR TH CHAPMAN

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The Times | A9 Thursday, April 25, 2013 Nurs ery no w pro vide d for Sund ay Chur ch Serv ice First Pentecostal Holiness Church 379 Brownsville Road Apalachicola Were excited about what Gods doing!!! Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 10:45 am Sunday Evening Service 6:00 pm Monday, Youth Group 6:30 pm Wednesday, Royal Rangers, G.A.P. 7:00 pm Wednesday Worship & Word 7:30 pm Nursery Provided during regular church services 7:00 7:00 First Baptist Church St. George Island 501 E. Bayshore Drive 927-2257 R. Michael Waley, Pastor Join us as we praise and worship the living Christ. Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise. Psalm 145:3 Sunday Bible Study ................................................ 10:00am Worship Praise ........................................................ 11:00am Sunday Night ............................................................ 7:00pm Wednesday Power Hour ...................................... 7:00pm Wednesday Youth at S.P.L.A.S.H ....................... 7:00pm Walking in Christ R. Michael Whaley, Pastor WELCOMES YOU Church of the Ascension 101 NE First Street Carrabelle SUNDAY 10:00 AM WELCOMES YOU Church THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH (850) 274-4490 (850) 545-2578 Faith Thank you, Mr. Bill! The cannon is nally here, and on display on the front lawn of Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82. Bill Miller has been trying for a long time to get the cannon for Post 82. Thanks to those who helped the cause. Wish you could have joined at Chillas Hall last Sunday, April 21. The monthly covered dish was in memory of the late friend and neighbor Randy Harrison. There was a big crowd, hamburgers, hot dogs and all the side dishes and desserts. After lunch many led over to the park for the Pine Cone Kickoff. We had our nal game of bingo for the season April 24. The season opener will be in October. See ya there! Come on out and enjoy our annual Riverfront Festival this weekend. On Friday, April 26, gates open at 4 p.m. and on Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m. Many vendors, lots of food and much to enjoy. Also on Saturday, members of the Lanark Golf Club will have their annual yard sale on the golf course from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Coffee and bottled water available. Members of the Knights of Columbus of St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Catholic Church will have a chicken and rib dinner with all the sides on Saturday, May 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church in Medart, right off US 98. Your donation of $10 will ll your plate. Carry-outs available. Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 25, when the Ladies Guild members of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church will have a yard sale. Donations are now being accepted. More on this later. Be kind to one another and get a grip, tie a knot and hang on to Jesus. Until next time, check in on the sick and housebound. God bless America, our troops, and the poor, homeless and hungry. J. Carl Mayo passed away at home on Saturday, April 20, 2013, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was the wastewater plant manager for the City of Apalachicola and retired after 38 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Yance and Eunie Daniels Mayo. Survivors include brothers, J.Y. Mayo, Jr. and Charles Mayo, both of Eastpoint; sisters, Mable Mayo of Eastpoint, and Gracie Layeld of Kinard; nephew, Dennis Bradley (Laurel) of Quincy; and nieces, Patti Brannon (Chuck) and Donna Anderson, all of Tallahassee. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, April 22 at Kelley Funeral Home with burial in the family plot in Magnolia Cemetery. Viewing was held one hour prior to the funeral. Kelley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. J. Carl Mayo Obituary The Lewis Family A simple man Who loved everyone Especially his family The family of John Edward Lewis would like to thank everyone for the beautiful oral offerings, the plants and good food, the cards and prayers offered by all of our friends. Perhaps you could not be with us that day, but thought about us, or offered a prayer, thank you also. May the Lord be with each of you. Thank you to Dr. Curry, Home Health, Sacred Heart Hospital and Brother Dave and Fr. Phil for your service. Betty Lewis Jerrie, Greg, Megan and Meredith Todd Hal, Kayleigh, Ashleigh and Bradley Lewis Card of THANKS LANARK NEWS Jim Welsh Lanark NEWS Vintage cannon arrives at Legion Post WILLI AM B R ANH AM W ho is he? w w w .B r a n ha m.o rg V i si t lin k t o n d o u t m o r e inf o r m a t io n. F a i t h T a b er n ac le 2540 F a ir l a n d A v e P a n a m a Ci t y FL. P h: (850) 785-8679 P a s t o r H o r a c e Sla y G o d B les s YO U C um b aa M o n ume n t s I nc S e r v i ng N W F lo r ida S i n c e 1963 J AMES ( JR) GR O VER P h: 850-674-8449 C e l l: 850-899-0979 jrg r o v@ms n.c o m B l o un ts t o w n, FL 32424 C o m p a r e O ur P rices F ind the One t o F i t Y o ur B ud g et Covenant W ord hosts Family Conference Covenant Word, at 158-12th Street, in Apalachicola will be hosting their Family Conference on Friday through Sunday, April 26, 27, and 28. The theme is Building Strong Families / Loving and Forgiving One Another. Friday will begin with Youth Night at 7 p.m.; Saturday Morning at 10 a.m.; we will have breakout sessions for men, women, singles and married couples. Sunday Morning worship and a family-style dinner will commence the nal day of this dynamic conference. If you need more information please call the church at 370-1071. Quilts of Valor chapter forming A chapter of the national organization Quilts of Valor is forming at the Carrabelle Beach RV Center, 1843 US 98 West. The mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is to cover all combat service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing quilts. These are small, 55 x 65 quilts often in patriotic colors. The local group will meet Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. You do not need to know how to quilt to participate, just have a desire to make a difference to those who are serving or have served. There will be plenty of work cutting, pressing and sorting. Donations of fabric will be gratefully accepted. If you can, bring your sewing equipment and supplies. For information, call (816) 8032880 or 697-2638. Faith BRIEFS TH E APALACH I COLA T I M E S FIND US O N FA C EB OO K Antique banjo highlights silent auction Special to the Times More than 100 items have so far been gathered for the upcoming Sealed Bid Auction to be held as part of the 21st annual his toric Apalachicola Home & Garden Tour. Sponsored by Trinity Episcopal Church, the tour of homes in Apalachicola will be held Saturday, May 4. The silent auction will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Highlighting the auc tion will be an antique 1964 Vega SS-5 Folklore 5 string banjo, modeled after Pete Seegers famous instru ment of protest. Estimated value is $1,000; starting bid of $500. In addition there will be knives donated by George Rudo, including a 10 hand made engraved Bowie knife and a Western handmade stainless steel Bowie knife with leather scabbard. Other items to be auc tioned include Captain Gills River Cruise, a Coombs House romantic weekend, the Revere House St. George Island Plantation vacation rental and a Bay City Lodge restaurant din ner for two. Available for bids also will be Covenant with Noah rainbow drop by Kristin Anderson, a beau tiful reproduction Greek icon, one 50-year-old Ithaca 16 gauge, pump shotgun Deerslayer, hand-built pottery by Anne Eason, Bella Rudo, and Geri An derson, an antique ma hogany carved doll sled, four antique dining chairs from 1800s England, two antique mahogany candle stands/tables, antique vel vet chair from Dr. Mabrey estate, antique Victorian glass lamp and Quaker lace tablecloth. Dont miss an oppor tunity to bid on old Barri cine candies box of syroco wood, two vintage needle point childrens chairs, one rocker, hand painted an tique trunk, hand painted chest by Debbie Bachman, tropical six-light chande lier with palm leaf shades, Crate & Barrel game table with board and pieces, hand made cypress Kneel er from old St. George plantation boardwalk planks, a set of more than 200 Smurfs from the 1970s and 1980s, handmade jew elry by Caty Greene and new electric recliner chair, a hand crocheted 38 x 64 throw by Marie Fortunas, a bicycle and a set of two action gures the Hulk and the Creature from the Black Lagoon. For more info, call 6539550, email tour@trini tyapalachicola.or g or visit www.apalachicolahistorichome tour.or g Old sleigh Antique knives

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Email outdoors news to timesoutdoors @star .com OUTDOORS www.apalachtimes.com Section Section A By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@starfl.co m I grew up thinking of honeysuckle as having white frothy owers full of nectar that faded to yellow with age. As children we learned to suck the nectar out. Only later did I see coral honeysuckle for the rst time with its exotic red owers. It was later still that I learned that the white honeysuckle that was so common was actually invasive Japanese honeysuckle, an escaped garden ower and noxious weed. The exotic red owers that I found so beautiful belonged to our native coral honeysuckle, Lonicera sempervirens. Also known as trumpet honeysuckle or trumpet vine, this honeysuckle is native to the eastern United States and Canada. Coral honeysuckle grows wild in open woodlands, roadsides, fence rows and the edges of clearings, from Connecticut to Nebraska, and south to Texas and Florida. It is an evergreen twining climber growing to 20 feet or more through shrubs and young trees. The two-inch leaves grow in opposite pairs. The leaves immediately below the owers are joined at the base in a complete ring round the shoot. The owers are two-inch tubes produced in clusters of three. They are bright red to pinkish-red, and pollinated by ruby-throated hummingbirds and insects. Yellow cultivars are now available as well. Coral honeysuckle is commonly grown as an ornamental plant for its attractive owers, glossy foliage and bright berries. It is easily grown in welldrained soil and full sun but tolerates shade. Plants grown in shade ower less freely. Coral honeysuckle blooms primarily on the previous years stems, so prune cautiously. It is generally a low-maintenance plant once its established, since it is drought tolerant and does not attract any particular pests This plant is highly attractive to hummingbirds and butter ies. Songbirds feed on the fruits. This is a spectacular vine that the local wildlife will enjoy as much as you. Coral honeysuckle BUDS N BUGS Lois Swoboda LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Coral honeysuckle E VER YTHING F OR Y OUR OUTDOOR AD VENTURE LIVE B AIT FISHING S UPP L IES BEA CH S UPP L IES C orner of M arina D riv e P or t S t Joe FL (ne x t t o P iggly W iggly) Monda y S unda y : 7:00 A M 7:00 PM EST WEEKL Y ALM ANA C AP AL A CHIC OL A C ARR ABELLE TIDE T ABLES MONTHL Y A VER A GES T o nd the tides of the f ollo wing ar eas subtr ac t the indica t ed times fr om these g iv en f or AP ALA CHIC OLA: HIGH L OW C a t P oin t M inus 0:40 M inus 1:17 East P ass M inus 0:27 M inus 0:27 T o nd the tides of the f ollo wing ar eas subtr ac t the indica t ed times fr om those g iv en f or C ARR ABELLE: HIGH L OW B ald P oin t M inus 9:16 M inus 0:03 Sp onsor the WEEKL Y ALM ANA C C all T o da y! 653-8868 Da t e H igh L o w % P r ecip T hu A pr 25 79 63 30 % F ri, A pr 26 80 67 0 % S a t A pr 27 78 67 30 % Sun, A pr 28 78 66 40 % M on, A pr 29 79 65 60 % T ues A pr 30 81 66 0 % W ed M a y 01 78 64 0 % SPONSORED BY Inshore Offshore Gag grouper is back open in Franklin Co. and Indian Pass for our region. Good reports from the live bottom areas are producing nice 12-15 pound fish in 100 feet of water. Cobia fever has sent in on the Forgotten Coast this week with great reports from Mexico Beach and the Cape as well. Live eels, pin fish and jigs all will work for these fish, but be prepared, most are over the 50 pound mark! Our area fishing is heating up this month as the weather and air temps start to climb. Trout and red fish are in the bays over the flats once again. Gulp shrimp in new penny color is red hot right now, if flounder is on the menu, try new penny with a chartreuse tail. Spanish mackerel and great pompano are running the beaches along Cape San Blas and Indian Pass this week. Page 10 Thursday, April 25, 2013 Stout trout SPECIAL TO THE TIMES St. George Islands Tom Tif n holds a spotted seatrout he caught and released while shing at a favorite spot off the island April 18. Found inshore and nearshore in and around seagrass meadows, deep holes and and above oyster bars, these sh, also known as speckled trout, are very delicate, so returning unwanted or illegal sh promptly to the water is necessary to maintain a healthy population. Tif n said the sh weighed just over 10 pounds, good sized considering the state record is 17 pounds, 7 ounces, for one caught near Ft. Pierce. Minimum size limit is more than 15 inches and less than 20 inches total length. Daily bag limit is ve per harvester per day, including one greater than 20 inches. By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@starfl.co m Cool weather and a brisk breeze didnt keep visitors away from the Florida State University Marine Lab open house. On Saturday, April 20 the marine lab held its biannual open house which was attended by 1,038 visitors who arrived by bike boat and automobile. Activities included mealworm races, shing for sunglasses with a remotely operated vehicle normally used for scienti c research and lessons in microscope use. To encourage visitors to take in all the sites, volunteers distributed instructions for a scavenger hunt and those completing the sheet received a poster as a prize. Dr. Tom Miller presented a talk on Barrier Islands of Today and Tomorrow and Dr. Jeff Chanton lectured on effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the food web in the Gulf of Mexico. There were also screenings of Creatures of the Deep, a WPBT documentary lmed in Florida Perhaps the hit of the day was the marine labs new research vessel, the Apalachee. Capt. Roseann Weglinski personally led tours of the 65-foot vessel. The Apalachee is equipped with a dive platform, and wet and dry laboratories. She sleeps seven and has a full kitchen. She has a range of 1,000 nautical miles and cruises at 18 to 20 knots. The Apalachee cost $1.6 million to build and out t with research equipment and took over a year to construct. Weglinski grew up in Panama City where she earned her rst captains license. She has worked as a shrimper and spent 13 years in the oil elds off the coast of Louisiana. FSU marine lab spokesperson Mary Balthrop said the rst open house was held there in May 1992. The open house was originally an annual event but is now held every two years so the next opportunity to tour the lab will be in May 2015. Chills and thrills at the FSU Marine Lab P hotos by LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Captain Roseann Weglinski aboard the RV Apalachee. Devon Palpallatoc staged worm races to teach about land invertebrates like insects. Bonnie Abellera explained the situation of imperiled animals including the Florida panther. Elizabeth Fowler, left and Davina Parathundi used tuning forks to demonstrate echolocation in marine mammals.

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CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA SPORTS www.apalachtimes.com A Section By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com The Franklin County Seahawks have struggled to notch wins on the baseball diamond all season long, but Monday at Blountstown, they refused to give up without a titanic ght. Seeded sixth in the District 4 Class 1A tournament at Blountstown, the Seahawks, who have managed just a handful of wins this season, squared off against sixth-seeded Liberty County, 15-10, and battled every inch of the way until falling 6-5 in the bottom of the seventh. We outplayed them, coach Mike Emerson said. It was a good game. You hate to lose this, but if youre going to lose, you looked good. We nished the year on a good note, nothing bad about the game. If we played like that all year it would have been a different situation. The Seahawks scored in the top of the rst, when junior Logan McLeod hit a leadoff triple, and then junior Alex Causey smacked a base hit to score McLeod. On the mound for the Seahawks was junior James Newell, who went three innings and allowed four runs on three hits, and walked ve. Newell gave up a run in the rst, and two in the second, but the Seahawks rebounded in the top of the third from the 3-1 de cit. McLeod reached rst on an error, and then senior Skyler Hutchinson walked, and Newell singled to load the bases, with no outs. Causey hit a RBI sacri ce to score McLeod, setting the stage for a single by sophomore Trenton Lee that plated the two men on base. Knotted 4-4, Hutchinson took the mound in the fourth, and put up goose eggs for two straight innings, giving up just one hit in the fourth and in the fth. He nished the game yielding four hits, striking out one and walking four. The Bulldogs jumped ahead 5-4 in the bottom of the sixth, but in the top of the seventh McLeod was hit by a pitch, and then Hutchinson hit into a double play that McLeod managed to beat out. Newell grounded out to third but advanced McLeod to third and then with two outs, Causey hit the ball to third, the third baseman bobbled it, and McLeod scored to tie it at 5-5. In the bottom of the seventh, Hutchinson had got the rst two outs, but then gave up a single, the Bulldog runner stole second, and then came home following two passed balls. Emerson praised the play of McLeod overall, after he assumed catcher duties late in the season. Senior Zach Howze was moved to second, Hutchinson to short and Lee to third base. Howze went 2-for-3, with a pair of singles, Lee was 2-for-4 with two singles and Newell 1-for-3. The Seahawks posted eight hits and three errors, while the Bulldogs had seven hits and committed one error. Emerson said the teams only mental mistake came in the sixth, with men on second and third with one out, when junior Graham Kirvin hit a y ball to center, and the Bulldog out elder was able to pick off a runner for a double play. Theres always a mental mistake somewhere, said the coach. It was little things this year. If we had kept down the errors we could beat anyone in our district. Sometimes its a lack of focus and when you dont focus it kills you. The Seahawks nished the regular season at home April 9 against Blountstown, when they fell 10-5. At Altha April 18, the Seahawks closed out the regular season with an 11-2 loss. Junior Bobbie Curry pitched two innings and then Hutchinson came in and pitched two innings, striking out four. Newell pitched 2 1/3 innings and senior Chase Golden 2/3rds of an inning. We learned a lot about whos coming back for next year, Emerson said. Our juniors performed well at the end of the season. Hopefully, we can carry that over the summer, and they can dedicate themselves to get better. Juniors are going to be the core for next year. They need to work hard on the offseason, keep it up, and if we improve, by next year this time well do better than this year. PLA YER OF THE WEEK S P ONSOR As par t of a la t e -season shif t S eaha wk junior L ogan M cL eod mo v ed t o c a t cher and per f ormed w ell I n the season nale a 6-5 loss t o Liber t y C oun t y in the distric t t ourne y M cL eod got on base thr ee times opening with a triple and la t er bea ting out an ineld err or and being hit b y a pit ch. L ogan st epped up and did a good job behind the pla t e bett er than most people c ould ask f or said c oach M ik e Emerson C ongr a tula tions L o g a n! Homet o wn P roud (850)653-9695 BILL MILLER REAL T Y 850 697 3751 3310 570 0658 400 + C O M M U S 98 & G U L F ADJ T O L ANARK M ARINA 8 5 0 K $29,500 $2,500 D O W N B UY S 2 B ED AP T 2 6 OR RENT $ 5 0 0 / M TH U S 98 C O M M L O T S BEL O W CIT Y A PP P RICE C/B H O M E 311 2 C O R L O T S C I T Y $49,500 C OMM BLDG ON 9 8 & GULF FOR RENT $ 5 0 0 / M TH MIH 2 C RNR L O T S BLK $ S T ORE REDUCED $ 4 9 5 0 0 2 A CA T RIVER U T I L I N $39,500 N O TI CE O F PUB LI C HEARIN G B O ARD O F AD JUS T MENT CIT Y O F AP AL A CHI C O L A, FLO RID A e A p a l ac hico l a B o a r d o f A d j u s t m en t w i l l h o ld a Pu b lic H e a r in g a n d S p e ci a l M e et in g o n M o n d a y A p r i l 29t h, 2013 a t 6:00 PM a t Ci t y H a l l C o mm uni t y C en t er M e et in g R o o m, 1 B a y A v en ue A p a l ac hico l a, Flo r id a t o di s c u s s a n d r e cei v e ci t izen co mm en ts o n t h e f o l lo w in g va r i a n ce r e q ues ts: o o d zo n e o f s a id p r o p er t y a n d a l lo w t h e p r o p er t y o w n er t o le a v e t hi s s t r uc t ur e a t i ts p r es en t e le va t io n f o r r en o va t io n 4514486 PHOTOS BY PHIL COALE | Special to The Times Left: A Liberty County runner steals third against Trenton Lee. Above: Second baseman Zach Howze turns a double play against Liberty County. Seahawks ousted in 6-5 heartbreaker Page 11 Thursday, April 25, 2013

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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, Month, Date, Year The Times | A13 BARTENDER / THERAPIST NEEDEDThe Port Inn/Thirsty Goat is now accepting applications for a part time bartender. The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of liquors, beers, wines, and mixology techniques, but we are willing to train the right person. If you have an eye for detail, the highest desire to deliver superior service, and can play well with others, we would love to hear from you! Apply in person at the address below. E.O.E. DFWPPort Inn 501 Monument Ave. Port St. Joe, FL 32456 NOW HIRINGPARTTIME EVENING COOKThe Port Inn/Thirsty Goat is now accepting applications for a part time evening cook. The ideal candidate will have kitchen experience, but we are willing to train the right person. If you have an eye for detail, the highest desire to deliver superior service, and can play well with others, we would love to hear from you! Apply in person at the address below. E.O.E. DFWP Port Inn 501 Monument Ave. Port St. Joe, FL 32456 HOUSEKEEPER NEEDEDThe MainStay Suites and Port Inn are now accepting applications for housekeepers. Candidates must be able to work weekends and holidays, dependability is a must! If you have an eye for detail and a passion for service, we want you! Please apply in person at the address below. Make beds, make friends, make money. Inquire about benets package. E.O.E, D.F.W.P. Port Inn 501 Monument Ave. Port St. Joe Fl, 324564514568 1110662 FIRE SCIENCE COORDINATORManage all aspects of the Fire Science program to include: recruiting students, advising, instructing certication & advanced programs, and scheduling/ supervising instructors & staff of the program. Requires Associate degree in related eld + Fire Science certication; Bachelors degree in related eld + 5 years re science experience preferred. Range starts at $30,600k/yr. Apply by 5/3/13. Only those who provide all requested items, GCSC Application (must be completed), legible transcripts & resume will be considered. Additional info: www.gulfcoast.edu/hr. Women & minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. GCSC is an EA/EO/M/F/Vet employer. GCSC Equity Oce 850.873.3516 RENTALS 108 S. E. AVE. A CARRABELLE, FLORIDA 32322Contact Randi Dempsey (850) 697-5300 www.seacrestre.com www. rst tness.com/carrabelle PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND RENTALS SEACREST REAL ESTATE, INC. IS NOW 2 BR / 1 BA FURNISHED .................. $550 3 BR / 3 BA UNFIRNISHED CONDO WITH POOL ............................................. $850 4 BR / 2 BA UNFIRNISHED MOBILE HOME W/ FENCED IN YARD ........................ $850 2 BR / 2 BA UNFURNISHED HOME WITH POOL ............................................. $850 3 BR / 2 BA FURNISHED APARTMENT, UTILITIES INCLUDED .......................$850 OFFICE BUILDING FOR RENT 1500 SQ. FT. 2 LOTS HWY 98 FRONTAGE .......... $650 Apalachicola: 1 br, 1 ba efficiency w/ kitchen & living room. Call for information 850-653-6103 Text FL48155 to 56654 St. GeorgeIsland $175/wk, elec, satellite, garbage incl. Pool tbl. 12’ X 65’ deck. Beautiful view! 850-653-5319 1 BR, CottageCH/A in Apalachicola, 850-643-7740 Appalachacola 4 Bedroom/ 1 Bath. Wood frame. Central heat and air, all appliances electrical. $950/ month, plus $950 deposit. Call (561) 312-7188 Total Down Pmt $675‘01 Toyota Corolla T otal Price $4,2000% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! Total Down Pmt $775‘02 Ford Explorer T otal Price $4,5000% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! Total Down Pmt $975‘02 Ford F150 X-Cab T otal Price $5,5000% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! Houseboat For Sale40’ Spirit of the River Spa boat. $48,000. Shown by appointment only. Call Kathy Robinson, at Robinson Real Estate Company 850-653-7196 or stop by 44 Avenue E. Text FL48013 to 56654 HospitalityHousekeepingPart Time weekend help needed for all positions, apply in person, 4693 Cape San Blas Rd or 1200 Hwy 98 Mexico Beach Medical/Health LPN or Medical Asst. FTposition available for an office nurse at Shoreline Medical Group in PSJ. We see adults and children. We are a very busy practice. Responsibilities will include, primary patient care, vaccinations, medical procedures, telephone triage & scheduling. Benefits include paid sick/vacation time and health insurance. The successful applicant will be energetic, flexible, willing to learn & committed to patient care. Prior experience is helpful but not necessary. Anyone interested may call 850-229-8010 for information. EOE. OtherEBROGREYHOUND PARK and Poker Room is Hiring For the Following Positions:Mutual Clerks Food & Beverage Server’s Concessions and Bartenders Please apply Monday through Saturday at 6558 Dog Track Rd. Ebro, FL WEB ID 34249424 Production/OperationsSpray TechnicianKnowledge, Skills and Abilities: An employee in this position will operate a pickup truck up to four to six hours at a time with a mounted ulv spray unit. Requires basic knowledge on computers, pda, gps, etc. Other duties as required. Minimum Qualifications: Requires a high school diploma or an equivalent. Must possess a valid Florida Drivers License with a favorable driving record. Background investigation and drug screening will be completed on selected applicant. Closing date is May 2, 2013. To apply contact James Dewitt Polous at (850) 670-8730. The Franklin County Board of Commissioners is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Drug Free Workplace Employer Web ID# 34248587 Text FL48587 to 56654 Office/Retail Space For Rent1,000 sq. ft. at High Cotton on Water St in Apalachicola. $1,200/mo plus utilities. Call Kathy Robinson at Robinson Real Estate Co. 850-653-7196.Text FL48011 to 56654 Food Svs/HospitalityBartender / Therapist NeededThe Port Inn/Thirsty Goat is now accepting applications for a part time bartender. The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of liquors, beers, wines, and mixology techniques, but we are willing to train the right person. If you have an eye for detail, the highest desire to deliver superior service, and can play well with others, we would love to hear from you! Apply in person at the address below. E.O.E. DFWP Port Inn 501 Monument Ave. Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Food Svs/HospitalityPapa Joe’s Oyster Bar & GrillNow HiringExperienced Line Cooks & Other Positions Apply in person only HospitalityJoin the Collins Vacation Rentals Team!Maintenance Department ManagerStrong managerial and computer skills are required. Applicant must have a working knowledge of maintenance of rental properties. If you are dependable, enthusiastic, work well with others, have a strong work ethic and can solve problems with efficiency and a smile, we want to talk to you! Send resume to Collins Vacation Rentals, Inc., P.O. Box 590, Eastpoint, FL32328, & applications are available at our office at 60 E. Gulf Beach Drive, St. George Island. FOr further information or to make an appointment, you may call (850) 927-2900 Web ID# 34249017Text FL49017 to 56654 Install/Maint/RepairMaint. TechFT, St. George Plantation Owner’s Association (SGPOA), The individual must be able to mow, weed eat, load & haul debris, capable of working in various weather conditions. Must have current DL and reliable transportation. Full benefit package. Mail resume to: Maint. Supervisor, SGPOA, 1712 Magnolia Rd, St. George Island, FL 32328 or email at maint@sgpoa.com Web ID#: 34249648 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 Install/Maint/RepairEquipment Operator IIIKnowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of and skill in the operation of assigned – equipment which may include front end loader, bull dozer, excavator, graders, etc. Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and the proper safety precautions involved in operating assigned equipment. Working knowledge of applicable traffic laws, ordinances and regulations relating to the operation of assigned equipment. Ability to make minor operating adjustments and to recognize operating deficiencies in assigned equipment. Working knowledge of the maintenance requirements of assigned equipment. Ability to wash, clean and perform minor preventative maintenance on assigned equipment. Ability to understand and follow moderately complex to complex oral and written instructions. Ability to instruct and train and occasionally supervise other Equipment Operators. Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited high school; or, possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma; and, at least five (5) years prior experience in operating similar equipment; or, any combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job. Requires knowledge of Florida traffic laws. Requires basic understanding of safety procedures; the ability to drive and operate the above mentioned equipment. Must possess a valid Florida Commercial Class A Driver’s License with a favorable driving record. Must have the ability to meet the Department of Corrections criteria for a certification as an NON-DC Supervisor of State Inmates. Closing date is May 2, 2013. To apply contact Hubert W. Chipman at (850) 670-8640. The Franklin County Board of Commissioners is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action/ Drug Free Workplace Employer Web ID# 34248565 Text FL48565 to 56654 93113T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-00024-CP Division: IN RE: ESTATE OF Carmi Murphy Ward Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Carmi Murphy Ward, deceased, whose date of death was January 14, 2013, 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 representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is April 18, 2013. Personal Representative: Carol W. Clayton 285 Betty Rae Drive Wewahitchka, Florida 32465 Attorneys for Personal Representative SANDERS AND DUNCAN, P.A. FL Bar No. 442178 80 MARKET STREET APALACHICOLA, FL 32320 (850) 653-8976 E-Mail Address: ddduncan@fairpoint. net April 18, 25, 2013 93101T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No. 12000364CA Bank of America, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. John E. Graham a/k/a John E. Grahamn; Unknown Spouse of John E. Graham a/k/a John E. Grahamn; Phyllis Bleiweis; Unknown Spouse of Phyllis Bleiweis; Carrabelle Landings Homeowners Association, Inc. Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated March 21, 2013, entered in Case No. 12000364CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit, in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein Bank of America, N.A. is the Plaintiff and John E. Graham a/k/a John E. Grahamn; Unknown Spouse of John E. Graham a/k/a John E. Grahamn; Phyllis Bleiweis; Unknown Spouse of Phyllis Bleiweis; Carrabelle Landings Homeowners Association, Inc. are the Defendants, that the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at, the front steps of the courthouse at 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320, beginning at 11:00 AM on the 27th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 5, CARRABELLE LANDING, A SUBDIVISION AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 47, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. Dated this 25th day of March, 2013. Marcia Johnson As Clerk of the Court By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Susan Wilson, ADA Coordinator, at 850.577.4401, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301at 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. File # 12-F03503 April 18, 25, 2013 93213T NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, MARCIA JOHNSON, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, will on May 30, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, at the Second Floor Lobby of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, in the city of Apalachicola, Florida, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real and personal property situated in Franklin County, Florida: Parcel 1: Lots 2, 3 and 4, Block 2, Addition to Magnolia Bluffs according to the official plat thereof on file in Plat Book 2, Page 17, in the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. Parcel 2: ALSO: Lots 3, 6, & 7, Block 7, Addition to Magnolia Bluffs, according to the official plat thereof on file in Plat Book 2, Page 17, in the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. Parcel 3: ALSO: Commence at the Southwest Corner of Fractional Section 29, Township 8 South, Range 6 West, and thence run due East along the Southern boundary of said Fractional Section 29 for 1002.25 feet to a point on the Northern right of way of U.S. Highway 319, thence North 54 degrees 00 minutes East along said highway right of way for 104.00 feet, thence South 36 degrees 00 minutes East for 100.00 feet to a point on the Southeastern right of way of U.S. Highway 319 for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING run North 54 degrees 00 minutes East along the Southeastern right of way line of U.S. Highway 319 for 50.00 feet, thence South 36 degrees 00 minutes East to the waters of St. George Sound, thence Southwesterly along the waters edge of said St. George Sound to a point that is South 36 degrees 00 minutes East to the POINT OF BEGINNING, thence North 36 degrees 00 minutes West to the POINT OF BEGINNING. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: CENTENNIAL BANK Plaintiff, vs. BLUFF PROPERTIES, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, KENNETH FISH, Managing Member and individually, and AARON TAYLOR, Managing Member and individually, Defendants, and the docket number of which is 11-000142-CA Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim with the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Stephen A Pitre, Esquire, Post Office Box 13010, Pensacola, Florida 32591-3010 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 10th day of April, 2013. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of Circuit Court Franklin County, FL By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk April 25, May 2, 2013 93287T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-00025-CP Division: IN RE: ESTATE OF TERRELL DANNER ADAMICK Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Terrell Danner Adamick, deceased, whose date of death was March 9, 2013, 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 representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is April 25, 2013. Personal Representative: Lori Jean Craig 1000 W Pine Drive St. George Island, FL 32328 Attorneys for Personal Representative SANDERS AND DUNCAN, P.A. FL Bar No. 442178 80 MARKET STREET APALACHICOLA, FL 32320 (850) 653-8976 E-Mail Address: bsanders@fairpoint. net April 25, May 2, 2013 93221T NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, MARCIA JOHNSON, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, will on May 30, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, at the Second Floor Lobby of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, in the city of Apalachicola, Florida, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real and personal property situated in Franklin County, Florida: Parcel 4: Lot 44 of Casa Del Mar Subdivision, Phase One, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 2 of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: CENTENNIAL BANK Plaintiff, vs. BLUFF PROPERTIES, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, KENNETH FISH, Managing Member and individually, and AARON TAYLOR, Managing Member and individually, Defendants, and the docket number of which is 11-000142-CA Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim with the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Stephen A Pitre, Esquire, Post Office Box 13010, Pensacola, Florida 32591-3010 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 10th day of April, 2013. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of Circuit Court Franklin County, FL By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk April 25, May 2, 2013 93267T PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE AND PUBLIC PRE-ELECTION TEST OF VOTE TABULATING EQUIPMENT The Franklin County Canvassing Board will convene at the Franklin County Supervisor of Elections Office, 47 Ave F, Apalachicola, Florida at 10:00 am on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. The board is convening for the pre-election testing of the tabulating equipment to be used in the May 14, 2013, MSBU Special Election. In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, this meeting will be open to the public. NOTE: Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, states that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by a board, agency or commission with the respect to any matter considered at a meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceeding, and that for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which appeal is to be based. Any ballots received before May 10, 2013 will be available for public inspection on May 10, 2013 from 8:30am-10:00am immediately afterwards the Franklin County Franklin will re-convene to begin opening and processing ballots. However these ballots will not be tabulated until 7:00pm on Tuesday May 14, 2013. Ida Cooper Elliott Franklin County Supervisor of Elections April 25, 2013 Prayer To The Virgin Mary(Never Known To Fail) Oh most beautiful flower of Mt. Carmel, fruitful vine splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God. Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh Star of the Sea, help me and show me, herein you are my mother. Oh, Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of heaven and earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in this necessity. There are none that can withstand your power. Oh, show me herein you are my Mother. Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (3x). Holy Mother I place this cause in your hands (3x). Holy Spirit, you who solve all problems, light all roads so that I can attain my goal. You, who gave me the Divine gift to forgive and forget all evil against me and that in all instances in my life you are with me. I want in this short prayer to thank you for all things as you confirm once again that I never want to be separated from you in Eternal Glory. Thank you for your mercy toward me and mine. The person must say this prayer 3 consecutive days. After 3 days the request will be granted. This prayer must be published after the favor is granted. SKK French BulldogPuppies, 2 girls and 1boy, first shots, wormed, dew claws removed, vet checked, 1 year health guarantee,$800 helendavis11@aol.com850-653-3207Text FL48230 to 56654 French Bulldog puppies for sale, 10 weeks old, 2 Males and 1 female, Shots, house broken, healthy, $700 janemiller230@aol.com (850) 653-2542 Text FL47125 to 56654 Flood Service/Hosp.Best WesternNeeds Front Desk ReceptionistWeekends Required Come in person to 249 Hwy 98 Apalachicola, FL. from 9am-3pm No phone calls!!! Web ID 34247595 Text FL47595 to 56654 Food Svs/HospitalityEvening Cook NeededThe Thirsty Goat is now accepting applications for an evening cook. The ideal candidate will have restaurant experience, but we are willing to train the right person. Applicants must have the ability to function in a fast paced environment while remaining professional and friendly. 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W est Gorrie Dr John Shelby Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www .sgirealty .com MLS# 248993 $75,000 Apalachicola MUL TI-F AMIL Y B UILDING SITE A rare opportunity in Apalachicola, R-2 zoning to de v elopment an income producing multi-f amily residence, ample room for duple x, to wnhouse or a spacious single f amily home, recently b ush-hogged, Cottage Hill Road, Listed by Michael Billings. Trivia Fun with Wilson Casey, Guiness World Record Holder from Woodruff, S.C., is published in more than 500 newspapers across the country and is now a weekly feature in The Times. 1) Manorama has played the most leading roles in movie history and is what nationality? British, German, Indian, Italian 2) Whos been the only U.S. president blind in one eye? Monroe, Taylor, T. Roosevelt, Eisenhower 3) What was the rst TV show ever to be put into reruns? Rin Tin Tin, Cisco Kid, Lone Ranger, Sky King 4) Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Mexico is what type of organization? Political, Musical, Olympic, Floral 5) The worlds termites outweigh the humans about how many to 1? 2, 3, 5, 10 6) Who was the Good Gray Poet? Longfellow, Whitman, Frost, Sandburg 7) Besides Deputy Fife, what character won an Emmy for The Andy Grifth Show? Aunt Bee, Floyd, Andy, Ernest T. Bass 8) What date is a French legal holiday on which WWII ended in Europe? March 10, May 8, July 20, Oct. 3 9) Where does a hemi-designed engine ordinarily place the sparkplugs? Sides, Center, Back, Front 10) Both Lincoln and Kennedy were killed on what day of the week? Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 11) Whats the square of a number? Zeme, Zenzic, Zizel, Zooid 12) Charcoal is created by heating wood to high temperatures in the absence of? Light, Oxygen, Water, Smoke 13) Who was quoted, It aint a t night out for man or beast? Mae West, W. C. Fields, Karl Marx, Patrick Henry 14) Where was movie mogul Samuel Goldwyn born? Poland, England, Mexico, Israel ANSWERS 1) Indian. 2) T. Roosevelt. 3) Lone Ranger. 4) Musical. 5) 10. 6) Whitman. 7) Aunt Bee. 8) May 8. 9) Center. 10) Friday. 11) Zenzic. 12) Oxygen. 13) W. C. Fields. 14) Poland. Trivia Fun Wilson Casey WC@Trivia Guy.com Repair begins on St. George Island pier LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Gulf Group, out of Southport, has begun removing debris from the site of a section of the pier that collapsed after being struck by a barge during Tropical Storm Debbie, last year. Gulf Group will receive $566,200 for the work. The missing section of pier will be replaced by a wooden boardwalk reconnecting the main portion of the pier to the mainland. County Planner Alan Pierce said the county hopes the work will be completed by the end of June.



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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, April 25, 2013 VOL. 127 ISSUE 52County opposes state control of RESTORE fundsBy MATTHEW BEATON and DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@starfl.com After several Panhandle county commissions, including Franklins, voiced strong opposition, members of a state Senate panel have adjusted legislation that some feared would allow Tallahassee to dictate how counties RESTORE Act money would be spent. The adjustments were approved with only one dissenting vote at Tuesdays Appropriations Committee and largely satis ed concerns over an amendment to a state Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) bill, SB 1024, that was added Friday. That amendment would create a quasi-public corporation and empower it to manage 75 percent of all dollars the state attorney general gets for economic loss Florida suffered from the oil spill. Franklin County Commissioner Pinki Jackel was joined by representatives from Escambia and Wakulla counties in speaking at the Appropriations meeting against state control of RESTORE Act funds. County commissioners voted unanimously at a Monday special meeting to send Jackel to Tallahassee, after a restorm brewed over the proposed amendment, and its possible implications. This amendment sets criteria for projects, focusing on economic issues, said Chairman Cheryl Sanders at the special meeting, held in the main courtroom of the county courthouse. A non-elected board chooses the projects. Thats what my problem is with this.DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesCommissioners Cheryl Sanders, left, and Noah Lockley at Mondays special meeting. See RESTORE A2 County wants details of restoration grantBy LOIS SWOBODA653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@starfl.com Millions more dollars may soon ow into Franklin County to continue to restore the bay, but county commissioners are dissatis ed with the lack of clarity in the proposal to secure these funds. At their April 16 meeting, the commissioners asked for more speci cs about a $24 million grant application to continue in the ongoing restoration work for the Apalachicola Bay oyster beds. Gulf Coast Workforce Director Kim Bodine and grant writer Jennifer German sought county support for a $24 million proposal to restore the bay by planting shells to stimulate oyster production. If approved, the program also would provide opportunities for people currently working on the bay to train for alternate employment in other elds. The Gulf Coast Workforce Board in partnership with Franklins Promise Coalition and the University of Florida (UF) hopes to submit a RESTORE Act funding proposal targeting restoration of the Apalachicola Bay Fishery. Bodine said the grant was prepared based on input from the Seafood Management and Resource Recovery Team (SMARRT) and the University of Florida. SMARRT is composed of marine scientists and representatives of government and all aspects of the seafood industry. German told the commission that Tuesdays presentation was incomplete. We dont know what UF is bringing to the table, she said. She explained that researchers are in the process of studying the oyster shelling process so enable the county to make Pidgie: Bar y or doppelganger?By LOIS SWOBODA653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@starfl.com Once again the cocoanut telegraph had its wires crossed. Last week, the island was abuzz with news that another tourist has succumbed to the local lifestyle and taken to spending her time in bars. A homing pigeon was hanging out at Eddie Teachs. Word had it the same bird that took up residence 10 days earlier at the home of Carol and Bob Holton. Two weeks ago, Bob was sitting in the sun reading when a pigeon landed on his chair. This surprised him. What are you doing there? he asked the bird. The pigeon responded by ying into the wall of the Holtons house. When he went to look for her, Bob Holton found Pidgie walking around under his deck. Bob and Carol tried to feed the bird crackers and unpopped popcorn but she refused. We gured she had a delicate palate, he said. The Holtons noticed Pidgie wore a yellow band on one leg and blue on the other. Research on the internet informed them the bird was an athlete; a homing pigeon. After much cajoling, Carol was able to pick Pidgie up and read the numbers on her band. The Holtons called a telephone number they found there and reached Mario in Chicago. I told him, we knew See BUDGET A7PHIL COALE | Special to the TimesThe Seahawks varsity baseball team lost a cliffhanger Monday at Blountstown in the opening game of the District 4 Class 1A playoffs. Battling back and forth all game, Franklin County lost in the bottom of the seventh when the Liberty County Bulldogs scored a run to notch a 6-5 victory. In photo above, junior catcher Logan McLeod sits as the Bulldogs celebrate behind him/ For complete coverage, go to Sports on A11. BOWING OUTLOIS SWOBODA | The TimesPidgie See PIDGIE A5Riverfront Festival this weekendCarrabelles 23rd annual Riverfront Festival kicks off on Friday, April 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. Festivities will continue on Saturday with family friendly fun from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Kids can get their faces painted, pet the animals or go to pirate school. Grown-ups will enjoy the original art and crafts. Food offered by local food vendors featuring local seafood. For information call (850) 3208225 or visit www. carrabelleriverfront festival.com.Dont miss the duck raceYou can win $500 when the Carrabelle Lions Club holds its second annual Duck Race on Saturday, April 27 during the Carrabelle Riverfront Festival. Tickets are $5 each. Purchase your ticket from a Lion member at our booth. Patriots Day Cajun Cookout SaturdayOn Saturday, April 27 at 11 a.m. join the Southern Builders Association for an allAmerican celebration of Patriots Day at Veterans Memorial Plaza, 230 Market Street in Apalachicola. Enjoy the builders jambalaya for $10 a plate. Lunch is served from noon to 2 p.m. All proceeds bene t Veterans Memorial Plaza, home of the Three Soldiers, Detail South.Opinion . . . . . . A4 Society . . . . . . A8 Faith . . . . . . . A9 Outdoors . . . . . A10 Sports . . . . . . A11 Tide Chart . . . . A10 Classi eds . . . A12-A13Jury of their peers, A8

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LocalA2 | The Times Thursday, April 25, 2013 Commissioner Noah Lockley was more blunt, criticizing the 11th-hour change to the bill. They wait to the last minute, he said. Its crooked. The legislation, as it currently is designed, would create a quasi-public corporation that would handle the money the state receives from litigation against BP and Halliburton. On Saturday, Attorney General Pam Bondi led a lawsuit seeking $5.5 billion from those companies for revenue the state lost due to the oil spill. The proposed corporation which would be called Triumph Gulf Coast Inc. would be run by a ve-member board. Floridas governor, chief nancial ofcer, attorneys general, Senate president and House speaker would each appoint one member to the board, which would not be a unit or entity of state government, according to the bill, and would not be subject to DEOs control, supervision, or direction. The bill would create a recovery fund for the eight disproportionately affected counties, which also include Bay, Gulf, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton, and three-quarters of all funds the state receives through litigation would go to these counties including nes, penalties, fees, and settlements; and Any funds distributed to the state under (the RESTORE Act), the bill stated. It was this stipulation that vexed the Franklin County commissioners, who were all agreed that parts of the proposed bill was not in the countys best interest. Its a major reallocation of controlled funding. Its something everybodys concerned with, said Jackel. She told her colleagues the bill would shift priority for funded projects away from environmental restoration towards economic development, and would give priority to big-ticket projects, and to those at military bases and tech research facilities, all of which would be of little benet to Franklin County. They have set the criteria so high that Franklin County will never qualify for funding for any of these awards. Theyre shutting us out she said. Theyre looking for a local match. There is no way that Franklin can match $5 million. We can hardly match a half-million dollars. Im afraid all these other counties are going to get in line ahead of us, theyre going to be able to push, said Jackel. She also cited wording in the bill that targets new high-growth industries. We do not want a new high-growth industry in Franklin County. Yes, we want jobs but we dont want something thats going to explode Franklin County. Sen. Nancy Detert, RVenice, led the amendment to create this corporation, but it was largely done at the direction of Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville. Detert offered assurances that the bill wouldnt touch the counties RESTORE Act money. The amendment does not preempt federal law or change how the RESTORE Act works, so everyone can stop talking about that, she said, adding, The state is not looking to steal federal funds. Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson was among those to speak at Tuesdays commitee hearing. We dont believe there should be any preemption on what happens under the RESTORE Act, he said. Robinson also chairs the 23-county Gulf Consortium, which is working to develop a spending plan for RESTORE Act money, but he said he spoke only as a commissioner because the consortium hadnt yet discussed the legislation. He said the changes approved by the appropriations committee assuaged his concerns. It answers most of the things that were here for, he said. The most important change adds the sentence: Notwithstanding any other provision under this act, this act shall not affect any funds distributed to any county under (the RESTORE Act). But some on the committee State Sen. Bill Montford, D-Tallahassee and Senate Minority Leader Chris Smith, D-Fort Lauderdale felt the legislation needed more clarity. Montford said he didnt understand why all reference to the RESTORE Act wasnt struck from the bill. I have some serious reservations. I think it needs a tremendous amount of clarity, he said. Meanwhile, Gaetz, who helped craft the legislation, praised the committee for passing it. If the state receives funds from the Attorney Generals suit or from any other source, I dont want the money frittered away or wasted, he said in a s tatement.  We need to treat such funds as an inheritance to be carefully invested and used to benet our economy and our environment. Gaetz also noted the committee discussed the scandals that have accompanied BP money in Okaloosa County, where one ofcial stole more than $1 million in BP funds and later committed suicide. And the states auditor general has cited the Okaloosa County Commission and the Tourist Development Council with 60 cases of illegal handling of BP money. At the meeting, Sen. Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater, told county representatives that if they want to know why this measure was created they need to look in the mirror. All has not been well in the disbursement of BP settlement money, he said. U .S.  Rep. Steve South erland, R-Panama City, also has weighed in on the situation, saying he wrote a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew reafrming the clear intent of the RESTORE Act, which clearly species that 75 percent of Floridas BP ne money must be allocated directly to the eight hardest hit Northwest Florida counties. The RESTORE Act is clear and unambiguous in its intent that the lions share of Floridas BP ne money go directly to the eight hardest hit counties, h e said in a statement.  Our letter to Secretary Lew reafrms that North and Northwest Floridas congressional delegation stands shoulder-to-shoulder with county ofcials in accordance with federal l aw.  These RESTORE Act funds are a critical lifeline for our coastal communities and no one will know better than the counties, themselves, how to restore their local economies and ecosystems. On the House side, companion legislation (HB 7007) has passed out of committee, so the new amendment would need to be proposed on the oor, which concerns state R ep.  Jimmy Patronis, RPanama City. He said a change this big involving this much money needs to be discussed and voted on in a committee before going to the oor. He said not only was the amendment just led; he hasnt even heard the ve-member, quasi-public corporation idea being discussed. And I live in one of those areas of concern, and if this is the rst time Ive heard about it, I can guarantee you nobody else has really heard about it either, he said. Patronis said this legislation puts another bureaucracy in place, and that makes him uncomfortable. He said that, even if the intention is to deal with money gained only through the economic loss litigation, he doesnt want to see government grown. And, if it does grow, he wants to see a lot more debate before the measure goes to the oor. It hasnt been through a single committee in the House of Representatives, which to me is very concerning, he said, later adding, I get real hesitant when we grow government. I really do. RESTORE from page A1 TOBACCO CESSATIONCLASSSCHEDULETHURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013 & THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013 George E. 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USPS 027-600Published every Thursday at 129 Commerce St. Apalachicola, FL 32329 Publisher: Roger Quinn Editor: Tim Croft POSTMASTER: Send address change to: The Apalachicola Times P.O. Box 820 Apalachicola, FL 32329 Phone 850-653-8868 PERIODICAL RATE POSTAGE PAID AT APALACHICOLA, FL 32329 WEEKLY PUBLISHING SUBSCRIPTIONS PAYABLE IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY $24.15 year $15.75 six months OUT OF COUNTY $34.65 year $21 six monthsHome delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. TO ALL ADVERTISERSIn case of error or omissions in advertisements, the publishers do not hold themselves liable for damage further than the amount received for such advertisement. The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely asserts; the printed word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word is lost; the printed word remains. Circulation: 1-800-345-8688 Formerly The Apalachicola Times OPINION www.apalachtimes.com ASectionBy BECKY GIBSON Special to the TimesWith summer very soon upon us, we thought this would be a good time to share information on how to take care of some potential health hazards that are unique to an ocean side environment. With our beautiful bay and gulf waters, we have a plentiful supply of sea creatures. Two of the most common are jelly sh and stingrays. If you come to the beach often enough, you or someone youre with will be stung by one of our local creatures. This can be a scary occurrence, especially if it happens to a child. By remaining calm and following the instructions below, you can turn this sometime traumatic incident into a story to tell your friends. Jelly shThere are only a few jelly sh whose sting is deadly or potentially deadly and they are not usually found in our local waters. If you get stung when in the water, get out of the water and do not touch the area where you were stung. Remove the stingers from the site by scrapping the skin with a credit card. If a credit card is not available, rub sand over the site to dislodge the stingers and rinse it off in salt water. Deactivate any remaining stingers by blotting or pouring white vinegar on the site with a clean cloth. If vinegar is not available you can use saltwater. Soothe any remaining irritations with antihistamine pills or creams such as Benadryl. Seek immediate medical help if there are any symptoms worse than skin irritation or if you are having trouble breathing. Urinating on the sting does not help that is a myth! Rinsing the sting with fresh water if the sting occurred in salt water can cause the stingers to inject more venom, not less. StingraysStingray stings are rarely fatal but they are extremely painful. If you get stung by a stingray, speci cally the barb, get out of the water. Immediately soak the affected area, usually a hand or foot, in the hottest water tolerable. The venoms of these sea creatures are heat labile, and soaking the affected part in hot water not only makes the pain go away but destroys the venom. How long to soak is easily assessed by removing the extremity from the water if it still hurts, put it back in! If there is bleeding from the site where the barb stuck in, do not try and stop the bleeding. Let it bleed to get as much of the venom and any bacteria out as you can. Once the pain has subsided, apply a clean bandage over the wound and watch for any signs of infection. If the puncture wound appears to need additional medical attention or if you begin to have tightness in the chest, swelling on the face, dif culty breathing, welts, and/or nausea, go to the ER immediately. When entering our beautiful gulf waters, dont forget to do the Stingray Shuf e drag or shuf e your feet when you are walking into the water so that you bump into stingrays instead of stepping on top of them. Happy beachin! Becky Gibson is director of nursing at George E. Weems Memorial Hospital, which is presenting this column as a public service. The sea might be serene, but sometimes stings HEALTH CARE HINTSThursday, April 25, 2013 Page 4By Van JohnsonSpecial to the Times The intent of this column is to keep you apprised of the continuing efforts of your elected municipal leadership on your behalf to obtain some assurance of the RESTORE Act projects within the city of Apalachicola receiving an equitable share of the ne funds allocated within this area of disproportionate impact. The much talked about Gulf Consortium met in Tallahassee April 5. You will recall that although not referenced in the RESTORE Act, the consortium was formed primarily through the in uence and lobbying of the Florida Association of Counties to control and administer RESTORE Act funds on Floridas Gulf Coast. It is presently made up of the disproportionately impacted area of eight counties, from Escambia to Wakulla, and the nondisproportionately impacted area of 15 counties down to Monroe. What became more apparent as the meeting progressed is that the fear is being realized that these more numerous nondisproportionate impacted counties (many of which have much greater populations and economies like Pinellas, Hillsborough and Sarasota) are throwing their heavy weight around when it comes to direction and control of the consortium now that all of the counties, including Franklin, have joined. These larger, more numerous counties each have the same one vote as the eight Northwest Florida counties that were disproportionately affected and, in my observation, dominated the discussions and decisions of the meeting. We learned a lot from this meeting, and I encourage you to watch it for yourselves at The Half Shell Web Forum online YouTube Channel. First we learned the consortium de nitely does not want any cities included within it or their decisions on this once-in-a-century allocation of funds, and they were clearly annoyed by the resolutions of the cities of Carrabelle and Apalachicola to join the consortium. However, when the Interlocal Agreement was led and signed by the counties in fall 2012, the consortium speci cally provided for cities and other public agencies to be a part of the membership, stating that each Consortium Member shall constitute a Florida Municipality, County or such other Public Agency which is permitted by the Interlocal Act to be a member of the Consortium. We also learned the consortium counties now have changed direction and intent from the statements expressed in resolutions by most of the Northwest Florida counties, including Franklin, in June and July 2011 that the cities were to be included with the counties in the distribution of the ne funds and it was to be equitably distributed by a fair formula. This July 2011 resolution from the disproportionately impacted eightcounty area speci cally states, That Gulf Coast Restoration language legislation provide the monies to the states and local jurisdictions with local jurisdictions de ned as county/ parish and municipal governments, and that, We endorse a policy that equitably distributes monies to states, counties and municipalities for projects across the entire Gulf Coast. We believe in an apolitical formula. Can it be said the cities were lulled to sleep by these statements and resolutions of the counties before the language and apparent intent of the counties changed to exclude the cities? Pinellas County Commissioner Susan Latvala was particularly vocal and assertive during the meeting and was joined by many others in directing Franklin County to take care of their problem with its cities, which were acknowledged by the group as the only cities to have submitted documents for membership in the consortium. One can only presume that she and the other consortium members must be referring to the problem of satisfying and assuring the cities within their boundary that they (the cities) are in fact going to be allocated their fair share for projects within their municipal limits of the applicable RESTORE Act funds. I say this because the consortium members even discussed that they had taken care of their cities pointing out there was no problem from the more than 100 other cities within their county boundaries. I am not sure exactly how this was done by the other counties, but it is obvious the cities within these other counties have somehow been assured of their fair share for their projects, or these cities would likewise be singing our same tune. Early in this process, Apalachicola communicated with a large city to our west that also had indicated similar concerns about being assured of their fair share for RESTORE Act projects. However, after a couple of weeks of sharing these concerns with their county commission, we were advised that this city has been assured and its concerns resolved, and had decided to partner with their county in the receipt and utilization of the RESTORE Act funds. Our response was that was wonderful and that Apalachicola also wanted a true partnership with our county commission. Both cities in Franklin County, and Apalachicola in particular, look forward to the county commission taking care of the problem as these other counties apparently have done by assuring the cities of their fair share of the allocated ne funds for their projects preferably under an apolitical formula such as was recommended by many of these counties. Our duty to the people of this small but great city does not permit us to stand by idly and quiet while our county appears content to abandon the interests of our people to create and join this big government consortium without giving us any assurance at all and without even any indication of intent to include or even meet with the city to discuss this matter. I will keep you informed; thanks much. Van W. Johnson Sr. is the mayor of Apalachicola.By DAWN RADFORDSpecial to the Times Editors note: On Sunday, April 14, Eastpoint suffered severe damage to the waterfront when a strong storm brought brutal winds, large hail and record breaking rainfall to the county. A funnel cloud was observed passing over the Whispering Pines development and continued to Vrooman Park where it caused so much damage the park remains closed. Below is author Dawn Radfords account of the storm. Sunday afternoon, I had gone into the backyard to look for a ower or two to put in a small vase. I noticed that the wind which had been out of the south all day was now direct, brisk and steady out of the east. Odd, I thought. I went into the house, put the ower in the vase, and went back to bedroom with a book to read. No more than a page later, the rst hailstones plinked and clinked on the roof and west side of the house. Within seconds, the wind and rain came heavy out of the west, with stones cracking against the windows. I ran into the hallway, yelling hail to my husband and shutting the doors to the two westside bedrooms because I was sure the windows were going to shatter into the rooms. At this point, the rain and hail crashed so loud against the roof and west walls that we had to yell to hear each other. Outside on the more sheltered east side of the house, the air became in one moment like the action you see in a window-front washing machine. Trees and bushes were waving crazily, rain and hail along with leaves and branches twisted in the air, going around and up and down and in crazy directions. The very air itself seemed to be lique ed, and white with hail that fell and stayed on the ground accumulating like snow there. In minutes, our backyard had lled to resemble a lake, something that has happened in rain, but only after hours of heavy downpours. The hail tapered off and in a few more minutes the rain and wind lessened and moved on. Our front, western side yard looked like it held an inch or more of snow. The back had hail inches deep where it had bounced off the walls and fallen from the roof. A heap of clear stones lay below the downspout of the gutter. A sixto-eight-inch wide and high drift of hail lay against the back door, despite a six foot wide overhead shelter. In the storm, I forgot to take photos, then had to look for the camera because in the aftermath excitement, could not remember where it was. We hurried to take photos before the hail could melt further, and measured some stones already partly melted at more than 1 inches, one at 1 7/8 inches. Many were rounded and smooth, but most were sharp and jagged, with spurs extended so that they left tears in our screens sometimes six inches or more long and two and three inches wide. Our insured car and truck together sustained nearly $4,000 damage. My husbands uninsured hunting truck had paint ice-blasted off, in some places down to the shiny metal. Our roof shingles were ice blasted smooth, some with holes ripped into them. We swept up over a quart of black shingle gravel from the driveway alone. As soon as the storm left, we tuned into the Weather Channel and later the Panama City VIPIR weather channel, and never heard the rst word about our storm. Weve heard rumors that a Tallahassee station and an Atlanta station did report a spout and small tornado, but that one set of reporters seemed to have no idea where Eastpoint might be. Its all memory now, except for the visible evidences, including huge sheets of metal still hanging in the pine trees across from some defrocked seafood houses beside Highway 98 in Eastpoint. Cities seek true partnership for RESTORE Act funds VAN JOHNSON Farewell to the Eastpoint hailstormDAWN RADFORD | Special to the TimesHailstones litter the Eastpoint grass.

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LocalThe Times | A5Thursday, April 25, 2013 these birds could y a thousand miles but this is ridiculous, Bob said. Mario said he sold Pidgie to another pigeon enthusiast in Tampa, a scant 260 miles from the island as the pigeon ies. He advised the Holtons to feed Pidgie seed and whole grains, and that when she recovered, she would y home. Carol and Bob took a real fancy to the bird which apparently could not y. They furnished a room for her under the house with a box lined with blankets and trays of seed and water. Pidgie spent her nights inside with the door closed, and her days hanging around the yard. Gradually she recovered her ability to y and took to spending time in a pine tree overlooking the Holtons deck. She even made friends with a mourning dove, said Carol. She and her little dove friend would y down and eat seed. Pidgie started disappearing for periods of time during the day and one day took off and made a long circle out over the bay. The next day she was gone. Then word came that Pidgie was spending her afternoons at Eddie Teachs. The Holtons went in search of her with no luck. A homing pigeon was also spotted in the Plantation. On Sunday, April 21, Bob and Carol nally managed to hook up with the Eddie Teachs pigeon and Bob smelled a rat. The bar bird was much tamer than his Pidgie and Bob told Carol, Thats not the same bird. At rst Carol was skeptical but then noticed the pair of ankle bands worn by the bar bird, blue and green, didnt appear to be the same as the pair worn by Pidgie, yellow and blue. The new bird has become a regular visitor at her favorite watering hole and owner Vickie Frost said she plans to build a coop to keep it safe from predators. Most pirates have a parrot, said bartender James Frost. We have a pigeon. He said when he arrives at work each morning, the pigeon is waiting for a package of crackers and spends her days walking from table to table or perched on the television set. During the severe storm on April 14, James Frost said that as he lowered the walls around the bar, the pigeon watched from the porch and then dove under the last panel Indiana Jones style to wait out the weather inside. The Frosts have purchased seed to make sure their pigeon has a balanced diet. As to Pidgie, she is probably home in Tampa by now. Both pigeons are likely to be members of a ight released for an April 13 race in Louisville, Ky. Louisville is 800 miles north of Tampa and Franklin County lies directly in between the two cities. Turns out, the climate in Tampas suburbs is ideal for pigeons and pigeon fanciers. Tampa is home to the Gulfcoast Homing Club, the largest pigeon club in the US with 200 members and an 89member ladies auxiliary. They purchase more than 28,000 bird bands annually and have their own scholarship fund, partly paid for with an annual chili cook-off. Homing pigeons are domesticated rock pigeons bred to return home over very long distances. In nature, they mate for life and use their talent for navigation to nd their nest and mate. How pigeons nd their way home is unknown but scientists suspect it may have to do with ultra low sound frequencies. Birds have own more than 1,000 miles during races and can achieve speeds of almost 60 mph. They have been used a couriers since pre-Christian times and continued to be used for military purposes through World War II. According to the National Pigeon Association (NPA), all domesticated pigeons are banded. Domestic pigeons, like racing pigeons, are incapable of supporting themselves in the wild. Without a proper diet, they develop internal ulcers and die of starvation. If you nd a banded pigeon that seems to be in distress, feed it and give it water. The NPA website says, Most lost birds are hungry and thirsty. Water is extremely important for pigeons. Since pigeons drink by suction, any water container you provide should be at least 1 inch deep. Shallow cups or bowls with some weight to them work best but any open container will work. A thirsty bird may drink immediately, and it may not. Strange surroundings, fear, injury, or other animals in the household may intimidate or distract the bird from drinking. Dehydration is the biggest danger to a lost pigeon and just like humans; this condition can make the bird a bit less than itself. Lost domesticated birds may be so exhausted, they dont even realize that water is in front of them, especially since the water container you are providing is different from the one they have used their entire life. A good trick to make the bird aware of the water you have presented is to make a slight splashing sound with your nger. Birds are very familiar with the sound of water and this is one of the best ways for you to help identify your gift. If a bird looks really exhausted, Gatorade or other commercial sports drink may be added to the water. Pigeons are grain eaters. The most readily available food source is a commercial blend of wild birdseed mixed with popcorn. Additionally, raw dried grain such as uncooked rice, pearled barley, split pea, or canary seed, make a good additive to the above mix or may be fed separately. All grains should be fed raw. To locate the owner, visit www.npausa.com. 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 RobertC. 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A6 | The Times Thursday, April 25, 2013Dempsey cites drunken jurorA juror summoned for jury duty in Leon County on Monday, April 15, was found in criminal contempt by Circuit Judge Angela C. Dempsey and sentenced to 30 days in the Leon County jail. The juror was intoxicated when he arrived at the Leon County courthouse. Initially, the court believed his strange behavior was a ploy to avoid duty, but several other jurors alerted the court that he smelled like alcohol. Dempsey ordered the juror to take a breathalyzer, which resulted in a nding of .11 grams of alcohol per 210 liters of breath. The juror was unable to provide an explanation for his disrespectful and disruptive behavior. Jurors are an essential part of the justice system, said court administrator Grant Slayden, The court values jurors who treat the process seriously, but cannot tolerate this type of behavior.Lighthouse association annual meeting May 11The annual meeting of the St. George Lighthouse Association will be held Saturday, May 11, on the lawn at St. George Islands Lighthouse Park. The business meeting will begin at 11 a.m., followed by the traditional hot dog lunch. Bring a folding chair and come visit the lighthouse, museum, and gift shop.Photographer seeks wooden shrimp boatsFine art photographer John E Adams is planning to visit Franklin County as part of his latest project, Evanescent Trawlers of the South, a photography study of the rapidly disappearing hand crafted wooden shrimp shing trawlers. Adams is an award-winning ne art photographer from Fernandina Beach. Northern Florida  used to have some of the largest trawler building ports in the Southeast for many years, now those skills have long passed and the only reminder remaining of this amazing heritage are a small scattering of rapidly declining vessels spread throughout the Southern shrimping regions and ports, said Adams. Evanescent Trawlers of the South, will consist of future exhibits and a book featuring as many of the remaining handmade wooden shrimping trawlers as can be located. The project plans include traveling over 4,400 miles from the Carolinas to Louisiana to try and capture and preserve images o f remaining  wooden trawlers. Adams expects to capture process the nal prints and book before the end of the August. To learn more about the project, please contact Adams at (904) 729-8175 or at Thepres6@hotmail.com or visit www.kickstarter. com/projects.Armory restoration needs a little moreCounty commissioners unanimously approved the nal payment on the rst phase of the Armory restoration project on April 16. County Planner Alan Pierce said, after a change order amending the contract, an additional $10,271 worth of wood rot was repaired. The budget from The Tourist Development Council (TDC) for repairs at the Armory was $248,000 and the construction costs, including the change order, is $186,771, he said. There were architectural fees in addition to the construction fees so the total cost of the current renovations was about $230,000. Therefore, there is still some $18,000 in funds available for other repairs. He said Parks and Recreation Director Nikki Millender requested the remaining money be used to hire an electrician to x the outside light that shines over the entrance door, and clean up the kitchen area. Commissioners approved the request and instructed Millender to get three bids for work on the kitchen. Chairman Cheryl Sanders instructed Pierce to send a letter to the TDC asking when the next allocation of funds for the Armory project will be available. SPRING CLEAN CARRABELLETAKE PRIDE IN OUR BEAUTIFUL CITYThe City of Carrabelle is asking everyone to cleanup your yards.Rubbish, trash, junk, debris, abandoned material, excessive accumulation of untended growth of weeds, unsafe structures, abandoned, discarded, unused objects or equipment such as automobiles, boats, furniture, stoves, refrigerators, freezers, cans, or containers are a violation of City Ordinance 389 $250.00 per day can be imposed. Place items (not household garbage) on the right of way, give us a call and we will pick it up. Need someone to haul off those old vehicles? We know someone that will help with that too! Help out your neighbors and lets work together to cleanup Carrabelle! Law Enforcement Rehab Care The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriffs Ofce. Arrests in this weeks report were made by ofcers from the Apalachicola Police Department (APD) and Franklin County Sheriffs Ofce (FCSO). All defendants are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. April 17 Kristin L. Moss, 30, Apalachicola, DUI (APD) April 19 Brenda D. Anderson, 28, Carrabelle, violation of probation (FCSO) April 20 Royce L. Johns III, 30, Carrabelle, trafcking in a controlled substance methamphetamines, and possession of paraphernalia (FCSO) David D. Hartman, 34, Eastpoint, violation of probation (FCSO) April 21 Joseph C. Zingarelli, 39, Apalachicola, trespass on property after warning (FCSO) Don L. Davis, Jr., 43, Eastpoint, driving while license suspended or revoked (APD) Kristopher G. Kelley, 37, Apalachicola, violation of probation (APD) Arrest REPORT News BrRIeEFS

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LocalThe Times | A7Thursday, April 25, 2013optimum use of shell planting funds. We are soft science, said German. (Workforces) piece of the plan is building community resilience and labor force diversication. We want to help in moving workers to other occupations that are off the water and we want to continue case management and build infrastructure with some county entities that have-long term management at heart. She said the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council has published The Path Forward to Restoring the Gulf: A Proposal for a Comprehensive Plan as part of an effort to restore the environment, diversify the local workforce, create more workers with stable income and create jobs. The plan outlines specic strategic goals and were writing trying to hit those goals, said German. If you look at these numbers and it seems big, remember the funding is over ve years. Commissioner Cheryl Sanders said, Its big for ve years. I want to know what pot this comes out of. Whatever this board supports needs to be pretty good for the state agency to support and to push the money. I dont want this to come out of the countys pot. I dont want the state to say I like this part of it but the county needs to be responsible for that part. German said, Im all about bringing money into the community. If we can get them to give us that much money over ve years, its only going to do good. Commissioner William Massey, the boards representative to the SMARRT group said, The SMARRT funding comes off the top. Commissioner Smokey Parrish asked, Has SMARRT submitted a proposal too? Massey said, Its in. We got that. Sometime around the end of May were supposed to get between $18 million and 20 million over a ve year period. We done got that. Its in the works. Were xing to receive that any time, I think. Bodine said Massey was referring to the proposal under discussion. She said it had not yet been submitted because the grant writer was waiting for input from UF. Director of Administrative Services Alan Pierce said the funding for the grant would come from funds earmarked for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). In a later interview, Pierce said he believed the total federal funds available to DEP were between $350 million and $400 million. Bodine said 30 proposals had already been submitted to DEP and competition for the funds would be erce. German said Franklin Countys proposal had a good chance of being funded because many government ofcials are concerned about Apalachicola Bay. We have been contacted by Congressman Southerland to see what he can do to help and we have strong support from our legislative delegation, she said. I believe the politics is as important as the methodology. Sanders said she was concerned about the amount of grant money earmarked for administration. Tell me how the different entities in the county are going to benet, she said. Bodine asked Joe Taylor, executive director of Franklins Promise Coalition to speak to the topic. Taylor said the money would support building human capacity components, but did not elaborate. Do you have administrative costs for that? Commissioner Noah Lockley asked, Taylor said the more than $3 million earmarked for community development would pay expenses involved in operating an ofce and other related costs. Franklins Promise has never been on the water and, here you come, you want a part of it, said Lockley. He asked if guidelines for participation in a future shelling program would be the same as for the current program. German said there would continue to be drug testing to reduce liability and the cost of insurance for the program. I dont feel comfortable with the University of Florida and Franklins Promise trying to make all of this money when none of them were here before the spill, Lockley said. A lot of counties are coming together to regionalize, said Sanders. Lets get down to the numbers and know how many people we are going to help. Weve never done this before and Im quite sure you havent. Taylor supported the idea of regionalization. The bay serves 19 counties, he said. Bodine and German said they would be happy to return with a more detailed breakdown of costs and services. In a telephone interview following the meeting, Bodine said, We are trying to drive towards something that really is not in good focus. We dont want to slow down and make anybody miss out on anything. The source of the money is still unclear to me, she said. Were taking a step back based on comments from the commissioners. A regional project will take a little longer (to design). Were just trying to be proactive and help people. NOTICEOF AQUACULTURE LEASEAPPLICATIONNOTICEisherebygivenpursuantto Section253.70,FloridaStatutes,that theBoardofTrusteesoftheInternal ImprovementTrustFundhasreceived anapplication(No.19-AQ-1131)from: AndrewD.Arnold,ofP.O.Box1090, Carrabelle,FL32322,forthefollowing activities:Theperformanceofcommercial oystercultivationactivities.Theapplicant isrequestingapprovalofasovereignty submergedlandaquaculturelease preempting2.0acres,moreorless,of sovereigntysubmergedlandinSection 22,Township8South,Range6West,in St.GeorgeSound,inthevicinityofGreen Point,nearthetownofCarrabelle,FL,in FranklinCounty. Theparcelisnotlocatedwithinanaquatic preserve.Amapanddiagramidentifying thelocationandlimitsoftheproposed activitiescompanythisnotice. Anyonehavinganyquestionsor commentsregardingtheproposed projectshouldletheminwritingwith theFloridaDivisionofAquaculture,1203 Governor'sSquareBoulevard,Suite501, MailStationGS47,Tallahassee,Florida 32301,onorbefore5:00p.m.onthe25thdayofMay,2013. TheParadeofHomesisanannualevent featuringacollectionofbrandnewhomes builtbyBayCountysnestbuilders. ThehomesspaneverypartofBayCounty andcoverawiderangeofpricesfrom highlyaordabletoluxurycustomhomes. PUBLICNOTICETHEFRANKLINCOUNTYADVISORYBOARDOFADJUSTMENTWILLHOLD APUBLICHEARINGONWEDNESDAY,MAY1,2013,AT10:00A.M.INTHE COUNTYCOMMISSIONMEETINGROOMOFTHEFRANKLINCOUNTY COURTHOUSEANNEXTOCONSIDERTHEFOLLOWINGVARIANCES, APPEALSANDSPECIALEXCEPTIONS: 1.REQUESTFORAVARIANCETOCONSTRUCTASINGLEFAMILYDWELLING SIXFEETINTOFRONTSETBACKLINEONPROPERTYDESCRIBEDAS LOT1,BLOCK11,UNITONEEAST,300EASTGORRIEDRIVEST.GEORGE ISLAND,FRANKLINCOUNTY,FLORIDAASREQUESTEDBYBILLBARNES, AGENTFORBRUCESMITHANDSALLY-ANNGREENFIELD,OWNERS. THEBOARDOFCOUNTYCOMMISSIONERSACTINGASTHEBOARDOF ADJUSTMENTWILLADDRESSTHISREQUESTATTHEIRMEETINGONMAY 14,2013. *PersonswishingtocommentmaydosoinpersonorinwritingtotheFranklin CountyPlanning&ZoningDepartment,34ForbesStreet,Suite1,Apalachicola,FL 32320.Transactionsofthishearingwillnotberecorded,personswishingtorecordthe proceedingsmustmakethenecessaryarrangementsforrecording. BUDGET from page A1 WHAT THE PROPOSAL CONTAINSAn executive summary of the budget proposed for submission to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Fisher y RRestoration Substrate $4 million Application Cost $9.2 million Equipment $540,000 Monitoring $684,375TOTAL TOTAL $14.4 millionC Community Development Organization Capacity Building $775,000 Case Management, Counseling And support ser vices $2.25 millionTOTAL TOTAL $3.02 millionR Research Stafng $1.63 million Consulting $600,000 Materials & Supplies $237,400 Support $1.37 millionTOTAL TOTAL $3.8 million Administration $2.1 millionTOTAL TOTAL $23.4 million over ve yearsLOISLOIS SS WO O BO O DA A | The TimesKim Bodine, right, and Jennifer German appeared before the county meeting with an executive summary of proposal for funding to benet seafood workers.

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A8 | The Times Thursday, April 25, 2013 WEEKPET FranklinCountyHumaneSocietyVERNON!Vernonisa10weekoldSt.BernardandLab mix.Heisoneof3pupsownersurrendered touslastweek.Theyareallsuperfriendly, happy,roly-polypupsandcouldnotbeany cuter.Thisbabyandhissiblingswillbe goodsizedogssotheywillneedahome withplentyorroomandagoodsizeyard.If youhavewhatittakes,pleasecomemeetthesecuties!VOLUNTEERSAREDESPERATELYNEEDEDTOSOCIALIZE WITHALLOFOURDOGSANDCATS.Wearealwayslookingforpeoplewillingtobringoneofouranimals intotheirhometobefosteredforvariousneeds.Anytimeyoucanspare wouldbegreatlyappreciated. CallKarenat 670-8417 formoredetailsorvisittheFranklinCounty HumaneSocietyat244StateRoad65inEastpoint.Youmaylogontothe websiteat www.forgottenpets.org toseemoreofouradoptablepets. 21stAnnualTrinityEpiscopalChurchTicketPre-sale$20;DayofTour$25;Lunch$12;Symposium$75 Forinformationandticketscontact TrinityEpiscopalChurch850-653-9550or ApalachicolaBayChamber850-653-9419 www.apalachicolahistorichometour.org HistoricApalachicola Home&GardenTourMay3-4,2013Friday,May3PreservationSymposium 8:30am-4:30pm PublicPlaces,PrivateSpaces:AGardenSymposium EveningService 5:30pm Reception6pm;Lecture6:30pmSaturday,May4Tour 10am-4pm SealedBidAuction 10am-2pm ParishHallLunch 11am-2pm SocietyBy LOIS SWOBODAMargie Oehlert proved her mettle as a director by drawing strong performances out of all 12 performers in last weeks Panhandle Players production of C.B. Gilberts Jury Room at the Dixie Theatre. Everyone is talking about this latest success, especially since a drama is new ground for the local thespians that excel at lighter fare. Petite as she is, Katie McFarland as the Actress carried enough weight on stage to balance out an unsettling performance by Angry Man Robbie Johnson, whose strong physical presence and shifting eyes forewarned of the surprising twist at the end of the show. Newcomer David Adlerstein as the Man with the Glasses, provided comic relief and moved the action along with his wisecracking banter. Denise Butler, Society Woman, with swipes of her ipping fan and jabs from her sharp tongue, chastised the other jury members and complained about missed society dos. Sally Crown and Judy Loftus positively bristled as a pair of old biddies determined to sentence young Julie Fletcher, the unseen heroine of the play, to a hot seat in Old Sparky. Not only did McFarland take a stand against the Angry Man, she took charge of Young Man, Royce Rolstad III, who was her somewhat retiring love interest. The Foreman played by Gary Niblack, was a unifying force in the plot. The cast was rounded out by gum chewing Blond bimbo Laura Baney, spooky Brunette spiritualist Bobbi Ann Seward, Shy Girl Jeana Crozier and Middle-Aged Man Bob Caiola, in his rst ever role. As the plot thickens, each member of the jury assumes a second role as they attempt to recreate the murder of Adrian Fletcher. Caiola was especially engaging as he warmed to his part as Fletchers butler Martin and caught the eye of the Society Woman who winds up offering him a job on her staff. Be sorry if you missed the Jury Room, a good time was had by all. Jury Room spellbinding forensic funZara Carter bornCecillia and Joe Carter, of Carrabelle, would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Zara Elaina Carter. She was born at 5:19 p.m. CT on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Gulf Coast Medical Center in Panama City. Zara weighed 8 pounds, 14.2 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Betty and Greg Sasnett, and Steve and Frances James, of Apalachicola. Maternal great-grandparents are Victoria Jones and Mary Eddy, and the late Sue and Adrian James, of Apalachicola. Paternal grandparents are Jestin and Samantha Carter, of Venice, and the late Treza Carter, of Carrabelle. Paternal great-grandparents are Matilda and the late Joe Williamson, of Carrabelle, and Gloria and Greg Anderson, of Punta Gorda. Zaras uncles include Lucas Sasnett, Steven James, Colby Sasnett, and Brian Lolley. PHOTOS BY ROY OY CE RO O LST ST AD | Special to the TimesArguing in the Jury Room are, from left, Katie McFarland (Actress), Gary Niblack (Foreman) and Robbie Johnson (Angry Man). Discussing in the Jury Room are, from left, Old Ladies Sally Crown and Judy Loftus, and Laura Baney, center, as the Blonde. Bob Caiola, as the Middle Aged Man, in a scene with Denise Butler (Society Woman). Bobbi Ann Seward, as Brunette, left, confronts Jeana Crozier, as Shy Girl. From Chapman to Trinity, Apalachicola means gardeningMany of you know the Trinity Churchs annual Historic Apalachicola Home and Garden Tour is coming up in just over a week and since their Friday Preservation Symposium is about gardens, gardening, garden to table and more, it seems appropriate that the Apalachicola Municipal Library should showcase its wonderful collection of books on these subjects. Recent additions to the collection are two titles, Southern Shade and Southern Sun, both by Jo Kellum. Also added to the collection is an interesting volume on Daffodils in Florida. The library has many titles in the gardening sphere. There are month-by-month planting guides, landscaping with woody ornamentals for the deep South, Southern and Florida herb gardening, and more. The well known author, Tom MacCubbin (Floridas Gardeners Guide, Florida Home Grown, The Edible Landscape) is well represented. Equally, Gil Nelsons very comprehensive guides on Trees of Florida, Ferns of Florida, and a volume on shrubs and woody vines are represented in the Florida non-ction collection. An academic treatise on grassland habitats, Forgotten grasslands of the South (Noss), may be a little to serious for some readers, but the Edible Schoolyard and Gardening with Kids fall on a lighter note. If you are interested in container gardening, window box gardening, water gardening, gazebo etc. or how to attract birds to your garden, the library has a book for you. Got a cottage? We have a book on cottage gardens. A couple of special titles include Anise to Woodruff 1793-1993: Identication, Observation, Growing and Culinary Use of Herbs in the Southeastern United States, and another is Flora and Fauna of the Civil War by Kelly Ouchley. By far the most special book however, for Apalachicolians, comes from a former resident, Alvan Wentworth Chapman. His Flora of the Sothern United States, rst published in 1860, but with subsequent editions in 1884 and 1897, is considered an important work on the plants in this area. His house here in Apalachicola is being painstakingly restored to be a museum, just a stones throw from the library. We own both a rst and third edition, and a 2011 facsimile reprint for general reference usage. Symposium details can be found on the Tours website: www. apalachicolahistorichometour.org. May 4, the day of the home tour, is also our spring book sale. Happening on the library grounds, it will offer many treats for the bibliophile. Unique to this sale is the inclusion of collectible books, donated or removed from the collection and sold for a song. Dont miss it, and if you would like to volunteer, you might just get rst dibs on something you have always wanted. Our Summer Reading Program will also be soliciting volunteers, this years theme is Dig into Reading and the rst weeks books and activities will cover gardening. Caty Greene is the librarian for the Apalachicola Municipal Library. To reach her, call 653-8436.@THeE lLIBrarRAR Y Caty Greene AlL Va AN WeENTwWOrR TH CHapAPMaAN

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The Times | A9Thursday, April 25, 2013 NurserynowprovidedforSundayChurchService First Pentecostal Holiness Church379 Brownsville Road Apalachicola Were excited about what Gods doing!!!Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 10:45 am Sunday Evening Service 6:00 pm Monday, Youth Group 6:30 pm Wednesday, Royal Rangers, G.A.P.7:00 pm Wednesday Worship & Word 7:30 pmNursery Provided during regular church services 7:00 7:00 First Baptist ChurchSt. George Island 501 E. Bayshore Drive 927-2257 R. Michael Waley, Pastor Join us as we praise and worship the living Christ. Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise. Psalm 145:3 Sunday Bible Study................................................10:00am Worship Praise........................................................11:00am Sunday Night............................................................7:00pm Wednesday Power Hour......................................7:00pm Wednesday Youth at S.P.L.A.S.H.......................7:00pm Walking in Christ R. Michael Whaley, Pastor WELCOMES YOUChurch of the Ascension101 NE First Street CarrabelleSUNDAY10:00 AM WELCOMES YOUChurch THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH (850) 274-4490 (850) 545-2578 FaithThank you, Mr. Bill! The cannon is nally here, and on display on the front lawn of Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82. Bill Miller has been trying for a long time to get the cannon for Post 82. Thanks to those who helped the cause. Wish you could have joined at Chillas Hall last Sunday, April 21. The monthly covered dish was in memory of the late friend and neighbor Randy Harrison. There was a big crowd, hamburgers, hot dogs and all the side dishes and desserts. After lunch many led over to the park for the Pine Cone Kickoff. We had our nal game of bingo for the season April 24. The season opener will be in October. See ya there! Come on out and enjoy our annual Riverfront Festival this weekend. On Friday, April 26, gates open at 4 p.m. and on Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m. Many vendors, lots of food and much to enjoy. Also on Saturday, members of the Lanark Golf Club will have their annual yard sale on the golf course from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Coffee and bottled water available. Members of the Knights of Columbus of St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Catholic Church will have a chicken and rib dinner with all the sides on Saturday, May 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church in Medart, right off US 98. Your donation of $10 will ll your plate. Carry-outs available. Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 25, when the Ladies Guild members of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church will have a yard sale. Donations are now being accepted. More on this later. Be kind to one another and get a grip, tie a knot and hang on to Jesus. Until next time, check in on the sick and housebound. God bless America, our troops, and the poor, homeless and hungry. J. Carl Mayo passed away at home on Saturday, April 20, 2013, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was the wastewater plant manager for the City of Apalachicola and retired after 38 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Yance and Eunie Daniels Mayo. Survivors include brothers, J.Y. Mayo, Jr. and Charles Mayo, both of Eastpoint; sisters, Mable Mayo of Eastpoint, and Gracie Layeld of Kinard; nephew, Dennis Bradley (Laurel) of Quincy; and nieces, Patti Brannon (Chuck) and Donna Anderson, all of Tallahassee. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon, April 22 at Kelley Funeral Home with burial in the family plot in Magnolia Cemetery. Viewing was held one hour prior to the funeral. Kelley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.J. Carl Mayo Obituary The Lewis FamilyA simple man Who loved everyone Especially his family The family of John Edward Lewis would like to thank everyone for the beautiful oral offerings, the plants and good food, the cards and prayers offered by all of our friends. Perhaps you could not be with us that day, but thought about us, or offered a prayer, thank you also. May the Lord be with each of you. Thank you to Dr. Curry, Home Health, Sacred Heart Hospital and Brother Dave and Fr. Phil for your service. Betty Lewis Jerrie, Greg, Megan and Meredith Todd Hal, Kayleigh, Ashleigh and Bradley Lewis Card of THANKS LanaANARkK nNEWsSJim Welsh Lanark NEWsSVintage cannon arrives at Legion Post WILLIAMBRANHAM Whoishe? www.Branham.org Visitlinktondoutmoreinformation.FaithTabernacle, 2540FairlandAve. PanamaCity,FL.Ph:(850)785-8679PastorHoraceSlay GodBless YOU! CumbaaMonuments,Inc. Serving NWFlorida Since1963JAMES(JR)GROVERPh:850-674-8449 Cell:850-899-0979 jrgrov@msn.com Blountstown,FL32424 CompareOurPrices-FindtheOnetoFitYourBudget Covenant WW ord hosts Family ConferenceCovenant Word, at 158-12th Street, in Apalachicola will be hosting their Family Conference on Friday through Sunday, April 26, 27, and 28.  The theme is Building Strong Families / Loving and Forgiving One Another. Friday will begin with Youth Night at 7 p.m.; Saturday Morning at 10 a.m.; we will have breakout sessions for men, women, singles and married couples.  Sunday Morning worship and a family-style dinner will commence the nal day of this dynamic conference.  If you need more information please call the church at 370-1071.Quilts of Valor chapter formingA chapter of the national organization Quilts of Valor is forming at the Carrabelle Beach RV Center, 1843 US 98 West. The mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is to cover all combat service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing quilts. These are small, 55 x 65 quilts often in patriotic colors. The local group will meet Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. You do not need to know how to quilt to participate, just have a desire to make a difference to those who are serving or have served. There will be plenty of work cutting, pressing and sorting. Donations of fabric will be gratefully accepted. If you can, bring your sewing equipment and supplies. For information, call (816) 8032880 or 697-2638. Faith BRIEfsFS THE E APALACHI I COLA TI I ME E SFIND US o O N FAc C EBoo OO K Antique banjo highlights silent auctionSpecial to the TimesMore than 100 items have so far been gathered for the upcoming Sealed Bid Auction to be held as part of the 21st annual historic Apalachicola Home & Garden Tour. Sponsored by Trinity Episcopal Church, the tour of homes in Apalachicola will be held Saturday, May 4. The silent auction will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Highlighting the auction will be an antique 1964 Vega SS-5 Folklore 5 string banjo,  modeled after Pete Seegers famous instrument of protest. Estimated value is $1,000; starting bid of $500. In addition there will be knives donated by George Rudo, including a 10 handmade engraved Bowie knife and a Western handmade stainless steel Bowie knife with leather scabbard. Other items to be auctioned include Captain Gills River Cruise, a Coombs House romantic weekend, the Revere House St. George Island Plantation vacation rental and a Bay City Lodge restaurant dinner for two. Available for bids also will be Covenant with Noah rainbow drop by Kristin Anderson, a beautiful reproduction Greek icon, one 50-year-old Ithaca 16 gauge, pump shotgun Deerslayer, hand-built pottery by Anne Eason, Bella Rudo, and Geri Anderson, an antique mahogany carved doll sled, four antique dining chairs from 1800s England, two antique mahogany candle stands/tables, antique velvet chair from Dr. Mabrey estate, antique Victorian glass lamp and Quaker lace tablecloth. Dont miss an opportunity to bid on old Barricine candies box of syroco wood, two vintage needlepoint childrens chairs, one rocker, hand painted antique trunk, hand painted chest by Debbie Bachman, tropical six-light chandelier with palm leaf shades, Crate & Barrel game table with board and pieces, hand made cypress Kneeler from old St. George plantation boardwalk planks, a set of more than 200 Smurfs from the 1970s and 1980s, handmade jewelry by Caty Greene and new electric recliner chair, a hand crocheted 38 x 64 throw by Marie Fortunas, a bicycle and a set of two action gures the Hulk and the Creature from the Black Lagoon. For more info, call 6539550, email tour@trinityapalachicola.org or visit www.apalachicolahistorichometour.org. Old sleigh Antique knives

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Email outdoors news to timesoutdoors @star .com OUTDOORSwww.apalachtimes.comSection Section A By LOIS SWOBODA653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@starfl.com I grew up thinking of honeysuckle as having white frothy owers full of nectar that faded to yellow with age. As children we learned to suck the nectar out. Only later did I see coral honeysuckle for the rst time with its exotic red owers. It was later still that I learned that the white honeysuckle that was so common was actually invasive Japanese honeysuckle, an escaped garden ower and noxious weed. The exotic red owers that I found so beautiful belonged to our native coral honeysuckle, Lonicera sempervirens. Also known as trumpet honeysuckle or trumpet vine, this honeysuckle is native to the eastern United States and Canada. Coral honeysuckle grows wild in open woodlands, roadsides, fence rows and the edges of clearings, from Connecticut to Nebraska, and south to Texas and Florida. It is an evergreen twining climber growing to 20 feet or more through shrubs and young trees. The two-inch leaves grow in opposite pairs. The leaves immediately below the owers are joined at the base in a complete ring round the shoot. The owers are two-inch tubes produced in clusters of three. They are bright red to pinkish-red, and pollinated by ruby-throated hummingbirds and insects. Yellow cultivars are now available as well. Coral honeysuckle is commonly grown as an ornamental plant for its attractive owers, glossy foliage and bright berries. It is easily grown in welldrained soil and full sun but tolerates shade. Plants grown in shade ower less freely. Coral honeysuckle blooms primarily on the previous years stems, so prune cautiously. It is generally a low-maintenance plant once its established, since it is drought tolerant and does not attract any particular pests This plant is highly attractive to hummingbirds and butter ies. Songbirds feed on the fruits. This is a spectacular vine that the local wildlife will enjoy as much as you. Coral honeysuckle BUDS N BUGSLois Swoboda LOIS SWOBODA | The TimesCoral honeysuckle EVERYTHINGFORYOUROUTDOORADVENTURE! LIVEBAIT FISHINGSUPPLIES BEACHSUPPLIES CornerofMarinaDrive,PortSt.Joe,FL(nexttoPigglyWiggly) Monday-Sunday:7:00AM-7:00PMEST WEEKLYALMANAC APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE TIDETABLESMONTHLYAVERAGESTondthetidesofthefollowingareas,subtractthe indicatedtimesfromthesegivenforAPALACHICOLA: HIGH LOW CatPoint Minus0:40 Minus1:17 EastPass Minus0:27 Minus0:27 Tondthetidesofthefollowingareas,subtractthe indicatedtimesfromthosegivenforCARRABELLE: HIGH LOW BaldPoint Minus9:16 Minus0:03 SponsortheWEEKLYALMANACCall Today!653-8868 Date HighLow%Precip Thu,Apr.2579 6330% Fri,Apr.2680 67 0% Sat,Apr.2778 6730% Sun,Apr.2878 6640% Mon,Apr.2979 6560% Tues,Apr.3081 66 0% Wed,May0178 64 0% SPONSORED BY Inshore OffshoreGag grouper is back open in Franklin Co. and Indian Pass for our region. Good reports from the live bottom areas are producing nice 12-15 pound fish in 100 feet of water. Cobia fever has sent in on the Forgotten Coast this week with great reports from Mexico Beach and the Cape as well. Live eels, pin fish and jigs all will work for these fish, but be prepared, most are over the 50 pound mark! Our area fishing is heating up this month as the weather and air temps start to climb. Trout and red fish are in the bays over the flats once again. Gulp shrimp in new penny color is red hot right now, if flounder is on the menu, try new penny with a chartreuse tail. Spanish mackerel and great pompano are running the beaches along Cape San Blas and Indian Pass this week.Page 10 Thursday, April 25, 2013Stout troutSPECIAL TO THE TIMESSt. George Islands Tom Tif n holds a spotted seatrout he caught and released while shing at a favorite spot off the island April 18. Found inshore and nearshore in and around seagrass meadows, deep holes and and above oyster bars, these sh, also known as speckled trout, are very delicate, so returning unwanted or illegal sh promptly to the water is necessary to maintain a healthy population. Tif n said the sh weighed just over 10 pounds, good sized considering the state record is 17 pounds, 7 ounces, for one caught near Ft. Pierce. Minimum size limit is more than 15 inches and less than 20 inches total length. Daily bag limit is ve per harvester per day, including one greater than 20 inches. By LOIS SWOBODA653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@starfl.com Cool weather and a brisk breeze didnt keep visitors away from the Florida State University Marine Lab open house. On Saturday, April 20 the marine lab held its biannual open house which was attended by 1,038 visitors who arrived by bike boat and automobile. Activities included mealworm races, shing for sunglasses with a remotely operated vehicle normally used for scienti c research and lessons in microscope use. To encourage visitors to take in all the sites, volunteers distributed instructions for a scavenger hunt and those completing the sheet received a poster as a prize. Dr. Tom Miller presented a talk on Barrier Islands of Today and Tomorrow and Dr. Jeff Chanton lectured on effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the food web in the Gulf of Mexico. There were also screenings of Creatures of the Deep, a WPBT documentary lmed in Florida Perhaps the hit of the day was the marine labs new research vessel, the Apalachee. Capt. Roseann Weglinski personally led tours of the 65-foot vessel. The Apalachee is equipped with a dive platform, and wet and dry laboratories. She sleeps seven and has a full kitchen. She has a range of 1,000 nautical miles and cruises at 18 to 20 knots. The Apalachee cost $1.6 million to build and out t with research equipment and took over a year to construct. Weglinski grew up in Panama City where she earned her rst captains license. She has worked as a shrimper and spent 13 years in the oil elds off the coast of Louisiana. FSU marine lab spokesperson Mary Balthrop said the rst open house was held there in May 1992. The open house was originally an annual event but is now held every two years so the next opportunity to tour the lab will be in May 2015. Chills and thrills at the FSU Marine LabPhotos by LOIS SWOBODA | The TimesCaptain Roseann Weglinski aboard the RV Apalachee. Devon Palpallatoc staged worm races to teach about land invertebrates like insects. Bonnie Abellera explained the situation of imperiled animals including the Florida panther. Elizabeth Fowler, left and Davina Parathundi used tuning forks to demonstrate echolocation in marine mammals.

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CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA SPORTS www.apalachtimes.com ASectionBy DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com The Franklin County Seahawks have struggled to notch wins on the baseball diamond all season long, but Monday at Blountstown, they refused to give up without a titanic ght. Seeded sixth in the District 4 Class 1A tournament at Blountstown, the Seahawks, who have managed just a handful of wins this season, squared off against sixth-seeded Liberty County, 15-10, and battled every inch of the way until falling 6-5 in the bottom of the seventh. We outplayed them, coach Mike Emerson said. It was a good game. You hate to lose this, but if youre going to lose, you looked good. We nished the year on a good note, nothing bad about the game. If we played like that all year it would have been a different situation. The Seahawks scored in the top of the rst, when junior Logan McLeod hit a leadoff triple, and then junior Alex Causey smacked a base hit to score McLeod. On the mound for the Seahawks was junior James Newell, who went three innings and allowed four runs on three hits, and walked ve. Newell gave up a run in the rst, and two in the second, but the Seahawks rebounded in the top of the third from the 3-1 de cit. McLeod reached rst on an error, and then senior Skyler Hutchinson walked, and Newell singled to load the bases, with no outs. Causey hit a RBI sacri ce to score McLeod, setting the stage for a single by sophomore Trenton Lee that plated the two men on base. Knotted 4-4, Hutchinson took the mound in the fourth, and put up goose eggs for two straight innings, giving up just one hit in the fourth and in the fth. He nished the game yielding four hits, striking out one and walking four. The Bulldogs jumped ahead 5-4 in the bottom of the sixth, but in the top of the seventh McLeod was hit by a pitch, and then Hutchinson hit into a double play that McLeod managed to beat out. Newell grounded out to third but advanced McLeod to third and then with two outs, Causey hit the ball to third, the third baseman bobbled it, and McLeod scored to tie it at 5-5. In the bottom of the seventh, Hutchinson had got the rst two outs, but then gave up a single, the Bulldog runner stole second, and then came home following two passed balls. Emerson praised the play of McLeod overall, after he assumed catcher duties late in the season. Senior Zach Howze was moved to second, Hutchinson to short and Lee to third base. Howze went 2-for-3, with a pair of singles, Lee was 2-for-4 with two singles and Newell 1-for-3. The Seahawks posted eight hits and three errors, while the Bulldogs had seven hits and committed one error. Emerson said the teams only mental mistake came in the sixth, with men on second and third with one out, when junior Graham Kirvin hit a y ball to center, and the Bulldog out elder was able to pick off a runner for a double play. Theres always a mental mistake somewhere, said the coach. It was little things this year. If we had kept down the errors we could beat anyone in our district. Sometimes its a lack of focus and when you dont focus it kills you. The Seahawks nished the regular season at home April 9 against Blountstown, when they fell 10-5. At Altha April 18, the Seahawks closed out the regular season with an 11-2 loss. Junior Bobbie Curry pitched two innings and then Hutchinson came in and pitched two innings, striking out four. Newell pitched 2 1/3 innings and senior Chase Golden 2/3rds of an inning. We learned a lot about whos coming back for next year, Emerson said. Our juniors performed well at the end of the season. Hopefully, we can carry that over the summer, and they can dedicate themselves to get better. Juniors are going to be the core for next year. They need to work hard on the offseason, keep it up, and if we improve, by next year this time well do better than this year. PLAYEROFTHEWEEKSPONSORAspartofalate-seasonshift,SeahawkjuniorLoganMcLeod movedtocatcherandperformedwell.Intheseasonnale,a 6-5losstoLibertyCountyinthedistricttourney,McLeodgot onbasethreetimes,openingwithatriple,andlaterbeating outaninelderrorandbeinghitbyapitch.Loganstepped upanddidagoodjobbehindtheplate,betterthanmost peoplecouldaskfor,saidcoachMikeEmersonCongratulations,Logan! HometownProud (850)653-9695 BILL MILLER REAL T Y 850 697 3751 3310 570 0658 400 + C O M M U S .98& G U L F ADJ T O L ANARK M ARINA 8 5 0 K $29,500$2,500 D O W N B UY S 2 B ED AP T 2 6 OR RENT $ 5 0 0 / M TH U S 98C O M M L O T S BEL O W CIT Y A PP P RICE C/B H O M E 311 2 C O R L O T S C I T Y $49,500 C OMM BLDG ON 9 8 & GULF FOR RENT $ 5 0 0 / M TH MIH 2 C RNR L O T S BLK $ S T ORE REDUCED $ 4 9 5 0 0 2 A CA T RIVER U T I L .I N $39,500 NOTICEOFPUBLICHEARING BOARDOFADJUSTMENT CITYOFAPALACHICOLA,FLORIDAeApalachicolaBoardofAdjustmentwillholdaPublicHearingandSpecialMeeting,onMonday,April29th, 2013at6:00PMatCityHall,CommunityCenterMeetingRoom,1BayAvenue,Apalachicola,Floridatodiscuss andreceivecitizencommentsonthefollowingvariancerequests: oodzoneofsaidpropertyandallowthepropertyownertoleavethisstructureatitspresentelevationforrenovation 4514486 PHOTOS BY PHIL COALE | Special to The TimesLeft: A Liberty County runner steals third against Trenton Lee. Above: Second baseman Zach Howze turns a double play against Liberty County.Seahawks ousted in 6-5 heartbreakerPage 11 Thursday, April 25, 2013

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CLASSIFIEDSThursday, Month, Date, Year The Times | A13 BARTENDER / THERAPIST NEEDEDThe Port Inn/Thirsty Goat is now accepting applications for a part time bartender. The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of liquors, beers, wines, and mixology techniques, but we are willing to train the right person. If you have an eye for detail, the highest desire to deliver superior service, and can play well with others, we would love to hear from you! Apply in person at the address below. E.O.E. DFWPPort Inn 501 Monument Ave. Port St. Joe, FL 32456 NOW HIRINGPARTTIME EVENING COOKThe Port Inn/Thirsty Goat is now accepting applications for a part time evening cook. The ideal candidate will have kitchen experience, but we are willing to train the right person. If you have an eye for detail, the highest desire to deliver superior service, and can play well with others, we would love to hear from you! Apply in person at the address below. E.O.E. 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Only those who provide all requested items, GCSC Application (must be completed), legible transcripts & resume will be considered. Additional info: www.gulfcoast.edu/hr. Women & minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. GCSC is an EA/EO/M/F/Vet employer. GCSC Equity Oce 850.873.3516 RENTALS 108 S. E. AVE. A CARRABELLE, FLORIDA 32322Contact Randi Dempsey (850) 697-5300 www.seacrestre.com www. rst tness.com/carrabelle PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND RENTALS SEACREST REAL ESTATE, INC. IS NOW2 BR / 1 BA FURNISHED .................. $550 3 BR / 3 BA UNFIRNISHED CONDO WITH POOL ............................................. $850 4 BR / 2 BA UNFIRNISHED MOBILE HOME W/ FENCED IN YARD ........................ $850 2 BR / 2 BA UNFURNISHED HOME WITH POOL ............................................. $850 3 BR / 2 BA FURNISHED APARTMENT, UTILITIES INCLUDED .......................$850 OFFICE BUILDING FOR RENT 1500 SQ. 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Total Down Pmt $975 Ford F150 X-Cab T otal Price $5,5000% Interest Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West 850-215-1769 9am-9pm Mon-Sat 11am-6pm Sunday You Are Automatically Approved If You Can Make Payments On Time!!! Houseboat For Sale40 Spirit of the River Spa boat. $48,000. Shown by appointment only. Call Kathy Robinson, at Robinson Real Estate Company 850-653-7196 or stop by 44 Avenue E. Text FL48013 to 56654 HospitalityHousekeepingPart Time weekend help needed for all positions, apply in person, 4693 Cape San Blas Rd or 1200 Hwy 98 Mexico Beach Medical/Health LPN or Medical Asst. FTposition available for an office nurse at Shoreline Medical Group in PSJ. We see adults and children. We are a very busy practice. Responsibilities will include, primary patient care, vaccinations, medical procedures, telephone triage & scheduling. Benefits include paid sick/vacation time and health insurance. The successful applicant will be energetic, flexible, willing to learn & committed to patient care. Prior experience is helpful but not necessary. Anyone interested may call 850-229-8010 for information. EOE. OtherEBROGREYHOUND PARK and Poker Room is Hiring For the Following Positions:Mutual Clerks Food & Beverage Servers Concessions and Bartenders Please apply Monday through Saturday at 6558 Dog Track Rd. Ebro, FL WEB ID 34249424 Production/OperationsSpray TechnicianKnowledge, Skills and Abilities: An employee in this position will operate a pickup truck up to four to six hours at a time with a mounted ulv spray unit. Requires basic knowledge on computers, pda, gps, etc. Other duties as required. Minimum Qualifications: Requires a high school diploma or an equivalent. Must possess a valid Florida Drivers License with a favorable driving record. Background investigation and drug screening will be completed on selected applicant. Closing date is May 2, 2013. To apply contact James Dewitt Polous at (850) 670-8730. The Franklin County Board of Commissioners is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Drug Free Workplace Employer Web ID# 34248587 Text FL48587 to 56654 Office/Retail Space For Rent1,000 sq. ft. at High Cotton on Water St in Apalachicola. $1,200/mo plus utilities. Call Kathy Robinson at Robinson Real Estate Co. 850-653-7196.Text FL48011 to 56654 Food Svs/HospitalityBartender / Therapist NeededThe Port Inn/Thirsty Goat is now accepting applications for a part time bartender. The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of liquors, beers, wines, and mixology techniques, but we are willing to train the right person. If you have an eye for detail, the highest desire to deliver superior service, and can play well with others, we would love to hear from you! Apply in person at the address below. E.O.E. DFWP Port Inn 501 Monument Ave. Port St. Joe, FL 32456 Food Svs/HospitalityPapa Joes Oyster Bar & GrillNow HiringExperienced Line Cooks & Other Positions Apply in person only HospitalityJoin the Collins Vacation Rentals Team!Maintenance Department ManagerStrong managerial and computer skills are required. Applicant must have a working knowledge of maintenance of rental properties. If you are dependable, enthusiastic, work well with others, have a strong work ethic and can solve problems with efficiency and a smile, we want to talk to you! Send resume to Collins Vacation Rentals, Inc., P.O. Box 590, Eastpoint, FL32328, & applications are available at our office at 60 E. Gulf Beach Drive, St. George Island. FOr further information or to make an appointment, you may call (850) 927-2900 Web ID# 34249017Text FL49017 to 56654 Install/Maint/RepairMaint. TechFT, St. George Plantation Owners Association (SGPOA), The individual must be able to mow, weed eat, load & haul debris, capable of working in various weather conditions. Must have current DL and reliable transportation. Full benefit package. Mail resume to: Maint. Supervisor, SGPOA, 1712 Magnolia Rd, St. George Island, FL 32328 or email at maint@sgpoa.com Web ID#: 34249648 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 Install/Maint/RepairEquipment Operator IIIKnowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of and skill in the operation of assigned equipment which may include front end loader, bull dozer, excavator, graders, etc. Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and the proper safety precautions involved in operating assigned equipment. Working knowledge of applicable traffic laws, ordinances and regulations relating to the operation of assigned equipment. Ability to make minor operating adjustments and to recognize operating deficiencies in assigned equipment. Working knowledge of the maintenance requirements of assigned equipment. Ability to wash, clean and perform minor preventative maintenance on assigned equipment. Ability to understand and follow moderately complex to complex oral and written instructions. Ability to instruct and train and occasionally supervise other Equipment Operators. Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited high school; or, possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma; and, at least five (5) years prior experience in operating similar equipment; or, any combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job. Requires knowledge of Florida traffic laws. Requires basic understanding of safety procedures; the ability to drive and operate the above mentioned equipment. Must possess a valid Florida Commercial Class A Drivers License with a favorable driving record. Must have the ability to meet the Department of Corrections criteria for a certification as an NON-DC Supervisor of State Inmates. Closing date is May 2, 2013. To apply contact Hubert W. Chipman at (850) 670-8640. The Franklin County Board of Commissioners is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action/ Drug Free Workplace Employer Web ID# 34248565 Text FL48565 to 56654 93113T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-00024-CP Division: IN RE: ESTATE OF Carmi Murphy Ward Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Carmi Murphy Ward, deceased, whose date of death was January 14, 2013, 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 ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is April 18, 2013. Personal Representative: Carol W. Clayton 285 Betty Rae Drive Wewahitchka, Florida 32465 Attorneys for Personal Representative SANDERS AND DUNCAN, P.A. FL Bar No. 442178 80 MARKET STREET APALACHICOLA, FL 32320 (850) 653-8976 E-Mail Address: ddduncan@fairpoint. net April 18, 25, 2013 93101T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No. 12000364CA Bank of America, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. John E. Graham a/k/a John E. Grahamn; Unknown Spouse of John E. Graham a/k/a John E. Grahamn; Phyllis Bleiweis; Unknown Spouse of Phyllis Bleiweis; Carrabelle Landings Homeowners Association, Inc. Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated March 21, 2013, entered in Case No. 12000364CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit, in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein Bank of America, N.A. is the Plaintiff and John E. Graham a/k/a John E. Grahamn; Unknown Spouse of John E. Graham a/k/a John E. Grahamn; Phyllis Bleiweis; Unknown Spouse of Phyllis Bleiweis; Carrabelle Landings Homeowners Association, Inc. are the Defendants, that the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at, the front steps of the courthouse at 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320, beginning at 11:00 AM on the 27th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 5, CARRABELLE LANDING, A SUBDIVISION AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 47, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. Dated this 25th day of March, 2013. Marcia Johnson As Clerk of the Court By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Susan Wilson, ADA Coordinator, at 850.577.4401, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301at 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. File # 12-F03503 April 18, 25, 2013 93213T NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, MARCIA JOHNSON, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, will on May 30, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, at the Second Floor Lobby of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, in the city of Apalachicola, Florida, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real and personal property situated in Franklin County, Florida: Parcel 1: Lots 2, 3 and 4, Block 2, Addition to Magnolia Bluffs according to the official plat thereof on file in Plat Book 2, Page 17, in the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. Parcel 2: ALSO: Lots 3, 6, & 7, Block 7, Addition to Magnolia Bluffs, according to the official plat thereof on file in Plat Book 2, Page 17, in the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. Parcel 3: ALSO: Commence at the Southwest Corner of Fractional Section 29, Township 8 South, Range 6 West, and thence run due East along the Southern boundary of said Fractional Section 29 for 1002.25 feet to a point on the Northern right of way of U.S. Highway 319, thence North 54 degrees 00 minutes East along said highway right of way for 104.00 feet, thence South 36 degrees 00 minutes East for 100.00 feet to a point on the Southeastern right of way of U.S. Highway 319 for the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING run North 54 degrees 00 minutes East along the Southeastern right of way line of U.S. Highway 319 for 50.00 feet, thence South 36 degrees 00 minutes East to the waters of St. George Sound, thence Southwesterly along the waters edge of said St. George Sound to a point that is South 36 degrees 00 minutes East to the POINT OF BEGINNING, thence North 36 degrees 00 minutes West to the POINT OF BEGINNING. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: CENTENNIAL BANK Plaintiff, vs. BLUFF PROPERTIES, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, KENNETH FISH, Managing Member and individually, and AARON TAYLOR, Managing Member and individually, Defendants, and the docket number of which is 11-000142-CA Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim with the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Stephen A Pitre, Esquire, Post Office Box 13010, Pensacola, Florida 32591-3010 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 10th day of April, 2013. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of Circuit Court Franklin County, FL By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk April 25, May 2, 2013 93287T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 13-00025-CP Division: IN RE: ESTATE OF TERRELL DANNER ADAMICK Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Terrell Danner Adamick, deceased, whose date of death was March 9, 2013, 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 ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is April 25, 2013. Personal Representative: Lori Jean Craig 1000 W Pine Drive St. George Island, FL 32328 Attorneys for Personal Representative SANDERS AND DUNCAN, P.A. FL Bar No. 442178 80 MARKET STREET APALACHICOLA, FL 32320 (850) 653-8976 E-Mail Address: bsanders@fairpoint. net April 25, May 2, 2013 93221T NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, MARCIA JOHNSON, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, will on May 30, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, at the Second Floor Lobby of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, in the city of Apalachicola, Florida, offer for sale, and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder, the following described real and personal property situated in Franklin County, Florida: Parcel 4: Lot 44 of Casa Del Mar Subdivision, Phase One, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 2 of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is: CENTENNIAL BANK Plaintiff, vs. BLUFF PROPERTIES, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, KENNETH FISH, Managing Member and individually, and AARON TAYLOR, Managing Member and individually, Defendants, and the docket number of which is 11-000142-CA Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim with the clerk of the court within 60 days after the sale. In accordance with the AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Stephen A Pitre, Esquire, Post Office Box 13010, Pensacola, Florida 32591-3010 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding to ensure that reasonable accommodations are available. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of this Honorable Court this 10th day of April, 2013. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of Circuit Court Franklin County, FL By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk April 25, May 2, 2013 93267T PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE AND PUBLIC PRE-ELECTION TEST OF VOTE TABULATING EQUIPMENT The Franklin County Canvassing Board will convene at the Franklin County Supervisor of Elections Office, 47 Ave F, Apalachicola, Florida at 10:00 am on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. The board is convening for the pre-election testing of the tabulating equipment to be used in the May 14, 2013, MSBU Special Election. In accordance with the Sunshine Law of Florida, this meeting will be open to the public. NOTE: Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, states that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by a board, agency or commission with the respect to any matter considered at a meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceeding, and that for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which appeal is to be based. Any ballots received before May 10, 2013 will be available for public inspection on May 10, 2013 from 8:30am-10:00am immediately afterwards the Franklin County Franklin will re-convene to begin opening and processing ballots. However these ballots will not be tabulated until 7:00pm on Tuesday May 14, 2013. Ida Cooper Elliott Franklin County Supervisor of Elections April 25, 2013 Prayer To The Virgin Mary(Never Known To Fail) Oh most beautiful flower of Mt. Carmel, fruitful vine splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of God. Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh Star of the Sea, help me and show me, herein you are my mother. Oh, Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of heaven and earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in this necessity. There are none that can withstand your power. Oh, show me herein you are my Mother. Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (3x). Holy Mother I place this cause in your hands (3x). Holy Spirit, you who solve all problems, light all roads so that I can attain my goal. You, who gave me the Divine gift to forgive and forget all evil against me and that in all instances in my life you are with me. I want in this short prayer to thank you for all things as you confirm once again that I never want to be separated from you in Eternal Glory. Thank you for your mercy toward me and mine. The person must say this prayer 3 consecutive days. After 3 days the request will be granted. This prayer must be published after the favor is granted. SKK French BulldogPuppies, 2 girls and 1boy, first shots, wormed, dew claws removed, vet checked, 1 year health guarantee,$800 helendavis11@aol.com850-653-3207Text FL48230 to 56654 French Bulldog puppies for sale, 10 weeks old, 2 Males and 1 female, Shots, house broken, healthy, $700 janemiller230@aol.com (850) 653-2542 Text FL47125 to 56654 Flood Service/Hosp.Best WesternNeeds Front Desk ReceptionistWeekends Required Come in person to 249 Hwy 98 Apalachicola, FL. from 9am-3pm No phone calls!!! Web ID 34247595 Text FL47595 to 56654 Food Svs/HospitalityEvening Cook NeededThe Thirsty Goat is now accepting applications for an evening cook. The ideal candidate will have restaurant experience, but we are willing to train the right person. Applicants must have the ability to function in a fast paced environment while remaining professional and friendly. 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