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By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com The Tourist Development Council last week chose to recommend St. George Island businessman Walter Armistead to ll a vacant seat, after a vote for Apalachicola innkeeper Lynn Spohrer ended in a tie. On Nov. 6, after much debate and a crucial ruling on parliamentary procedure, the TDC board voted 6-2 to recommend to the county commission that Armistead ll the seat vacated by St. George Island businesswoman Alice Collins, owner of Collins Vacation Rentals. Bev Hewitt who represents the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce and Frank Cook representing the City of Apalachicola opposed the choice of Armistead. The vote which occurred at the regular meeting of the TDC took place three weeks after a special meeting called to discuss the replacement was held Oct. 16. TDC Chairman Pinki Jackel, Diana Prickett, rental manager for Resort Vacation Rentals on St. George Island, and Collins did not attend that meeting, which had a quorum of the voting members of the board. Because Jackel was not in attendance, several TDC board members refused to vote on lling the seat. In October, three candidates vied for the position, Lynn Wilson Spohrer, who owns the Coombs House Inn in Apalachicola and a rental houses in Eastpoint and on St. George Island; Walter Armistead, owner of the Buccaneer Inn on St. George Island and Suncoast Vacation Rentals; and Segul Patel, general manager of the Best Western Inn in Apalachicola. Spohrer was the only candidate to attend the Oct. 16 meeting. Spohrer, president of a newly registered corporation called the “Guest Lodging Association of Franklin County,” made a presentation about the group and asked the TDC board to dedicate a seat to a representative of a hotel, motel, inn or bed and breakfast. The association is largely composed of Apalachicola lodging providers. On Oct. 16, Hewitt moved that the TDC recognize the new lodging association but the motion died for lack of a second. At the beginning of the Nov. 6 meeting, Jackel said Patel had withdrawn her application. She asked Armistead and Spohrer to make “very brief remarks.” ‘Critical to have an eye on marketing’ Spohrer spoke rst. She said xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx Thursday, November 14, 2013 50¢ WWW.APALACHTIMES.COM VOL. 128 ISSUE 29 Phone: 850-653-8868 Web: E-mail: dadlerstein@star .com Fax: 850-653-8893 Circulation: 800-345-8688 Opinion . . . . . . A4 Society . . . . . . A6 Faith . . . . . . . A7 Outdoors . . . . . A8 Sports . . . . . . A9 Tide Chart . . . . . A8 Classi eds . . . . A10 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 Film tonight at Crooked River Light Don’t miss tonight’s free lm, the 1954 classic “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” at Crooked River Lighthouse Park in Carrabelle from 6:45 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14. Bring a chair. For more info visit www. Ride for Toys on Saturday The fth annual Ride for Toys will take place on Saturday, Nov. 16. Everyone is welcome to attend. The charity motorcycle ride begins at the Carrabelle IGA at 11 a.m. and will travel to the Three Servicemen Detail memorial park in Apalachicola. Please bring an unwrapped toy or clothing or a $10 donation. Lunch will be provided. The ride bene ts the Franklin Toy Project. For more information, call Beth Brinkley at (850) 323-0187. ‘Any Number Can Die’ this weekend Get ready for the opening show in the Panhandle Players’ season when “Any Number Can Die,” a comic murder mystery by Fred Carmichael, plays Friday through Sunday, Nov. 15-17 at the Dixie Theatre. Directed by Megan Lamb, the show promises laughs, gasps and surprises when the audience hears “two hoots by dusk, two bodies by dawn.” Tickets are $15 for Friday and Saturday evening’s 7:30 p.m. shows, and Sunday afternoon’s 3 p.m. curtain, and can be purchased at Apalachicola’s Downtown Books, the Butler Agency in Eastpoint, and Carrabelle Junction. Lanark Village block party Sunday On Sunday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m., there will be a block party in and around Chillas Hall in downtown Lanark Village. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided by the Lanark Village Association. Bring a covered dish and beverage of your choice. The party is free and open to the public. TDC votes to recommend Armistead WALTER ARMISTEAD LYNN SPOHRER An armed robbery of the Eastpoint Expresslane store ended with the apprehension of the fleeing suspect Thursday afternoon. According to a news release from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Detective Duane Cook was conducting an investigation in Eastpoint Nov.7 when he was flagged down by Expresslane clerks and told a black male had just robbed the store, demanding cash from a clerk with a note and an apparent gun, and fled on foot with a bag of money. Cook gave pursuit in the direction the man was reported to have fled and observed Willie Thomas, 48, of Dothan, Ala. running down Power Drive away from the store. Thomas entered a white Chevrolet pickup truck and fled the area towards Apalachicola at a high rate of speed, estimated to be at least 100 mph. Cook pursued Thomas until reaching the “high hump” of the John Gorrie Bridge where, with stymied by a road block, he slowed the vehicle and a traffic stop was conducted with the assistance of Apalachicola Police Officer Timmy Davis. Further investigation revealed Thomas was in possession of a note and a fake gun used during the robbery. Officers said he also had $795 in cash on his person that he said was loot from the robbery. The vehicle used during the robbery was found to be stolen as well. Thomas was arrested for armed robbery with a non-deadly weapon, grand theft and grand theft auto, and transported to the Franklin County Jail. – By DAVID ADLERSTEIN Cops nab eeing robbery suspect WILLIE THOMAS See TDC A2 By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com Franklin County broke with tradition Monday to observe a tradition, the celebration of Veterans Day. Students from both the Apalachicola Bay Charter School and the Franklin County School, and more than 75 veterans from throughout the entire county, lled the gymnasium in Eastpoint to capacity in a district-wide program that received high praise from all quarters. Veterans who served in World War II sat just rows away from those not long ago back from Iraq and Afghanistan, and in between men and woman who helped to ght the nation’s wars in Korea, Vietnam, Kuwait, and other faraway parts. From the moment that the masters of ceremonies, SWAT President Bria Walker and Student Government Association President Austin Carter, introduced themselves to the audience, there was an extraordinary hush in the enormous room. The hush would be interrupted by cheers throughout, and occasional tears, and a hearty laugh near the end of the program when three students, Megan Collins, Ursula Countryman and Kendal Meyers, dawned caps from the two American Legion Posts in attendance Camp Gordon Johnston Post 82 in Lanark Village and Willoughby Marks Post 106 in Apalachicola – to sing the World War II favorite, “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.” heroes heroes heroes A tribute to See HEROES A3 By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com Monday was a digni ed celebration of gratitude and faith at Apalachicola’s First Baptist School. Stained glass windows glowed serenely on the uplifted faces of students, families and veterans on the day they had come to honor. The morning ceremony began with the presentation of the American and Christian ags, and the Bible by the senior class, and a group pledge of allegiance to each. The assembly raised voices together in the national snthem followed by a welcome from director Carline Kembro. Oscar Medley, a veteran, led the opening prayer. Next, came performances by the students beginning with the youngest. The K3 class sang, “I Am in the Lord’s Army’” with great spirit. K-4 presented “Three Cheers for the Red, White and Blue!” to loud applause. K-5 Faith lls First Baptist remembrance DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times Above: Singing “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” from left, are Kendal Meyers, Megan Collins and Ursula Countryman. Top: Monday’s gathering of veterans awaits the ceremony. See REMEMBRANCE A3 Regional Empty Stocking Fund kicks off today INSIDE LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Students pledge allegiance to the ag at the First Baptist School Veteran’s Day celebration.


Local A2 | The Times Thursday, November 14, 2013 TDC from page A1 the county and TDC were at a starting point and needed to work on sustainable economic programs. ”I don’t think it’s necessary to point out the value of the TDC going into its ninth year now. The seafood industry has potential problems that we need to work very hard on,” said Spohrer. “Tourism dollars will help subsidize the solution to those problems.” She said tourism is strong here for only six months out of the year, and called the other six months “lean, mean times. “We have very little new revenue coming into the county unless we treat these months very carefully,” she said. “It is critical to have an eye on marketing that goes beyond local understanding.” She suggested some of the money budgeted for television ads go to Panama City and Tallahassee. Spohrer then commented that there are few street signs directing visitors to Franklin County near major airports in Pensacola, Tallahassee and Panama City. She suggested a billboard at each location. “It’s time to start looking beyond what we’ve been doing,” she said. “I’m very, very careful and cautious about the way money is being spent. You should take advantage of what I have to offer.” She listed awards received by the Coombs House and offered board members copies of her resume and letters of support from downtown merchants. Jackel said the resume and letters were in the email package distributed before the meeting. Spohrer said that, small lodging providers had never been represented on the TDC board. “We think it’s only fair since we work so hard and bring in 20 percent of the lodging, we would like to have a voice,” she said. After Spohrer returned to her seat, Armistead rose and went to the podium. Before he spoke, Jackel thanked everyone who had applied for the board position and praised the TDC board members for taking time to attend meeting and serve on the TDC board. “We know none of you receive payment for your services. This is a volunteer job. Some days, if you read the newspaper and you talk to people on the street, it’s a thankless job,” Jackel said. ‘I have no animosity against anyone’ Armistead said his family built the seventh house on St. George Island in 1959. “As far as I know, I am the oldest property management person continuing in the business except for Alice Collins,” he said. He said his family built the Buccaneer Inn in 1979 and that he maintains a rental of ce for his property management rm in Apalachicola although he has no rental units in the city. Armistead said he has watched the development of the tourist industry here over many years. “I am a scal conservative,” he said. “This tourist development council is funded by tax dollars and I take that very seriously because those are the people who come here and pay our rent and I expect them to get their money’s worth. I have not been enthusiastic about any increases in it, but I keep an open mind. “I don’t believe there’s anybody that I can’t work with and get along with. I know that there has probably been a little bit of animosity about Apalachicola not being on the board. I understand that. I’m not here to oppose that,” he said. “I would like to offer my expertise. I think I can help. My vote will not be for St. George Island. It’s going to have to be for Franklin County. I have no animosity against anyone,” Armistead said. Chester Reese, who represents the Carrabelle Chamber of Commerce, asked, “Do you believe this board has not been open to bed and breakfasts and small hotels?” Armistead answered, “We own the only beachfront hotel on St. George Island. Sometimes that’s the way the dice rolls. I think, sometime, there will be somebody from Apalachicola on the board, maybe now. Not everybody can be on the board. “I don’t think it’s been unfair. Maybe untimely. That’s just the way it works out sometimes,” he said. “I have an of ce in Apalachicola. I know the uniqueness between the island and Apalachicola. We can’t get along without each other,” Armistead said. “I don’t like the idea of us being divided. If that’s the way it’s going to be, don’t vote me in.” After Armistead completed his presentation, Hewitt moved Spohrer be seated on the TDC board and was seconded by Cook. “It’s been a rather contentious time. I would like to see an end of contention,” said Reese, prior to the vote. “There’s been a lot said. Some of it has not been as friendly as it should be. Lynn (Spohrer) has a great amount of expertise. I’ve asked a couple of questions to her and she’s answered them in her own way. “I’m ercely for this council and sometimes that erceness comes out in a strong way,” he said. “Me being a loose cannon on this one, I thought I was the most humorous one, not the rudest.” The vote was a 4-4 tie, with Jackel, Reese, Eastpoint businessman Rex Pennycuff and Prickett opposed. Jackel rose and left the room with TDC Executive Director Curt Blair. After a short time, they returned. Jackel said the TDC board had never adopted a parliamentary procedure. “Falling back, therefore on what Robert’s Rules are, for a motion that is made, and a motion that ends in a tie. The motion is considered failed for lack of a majority,” said Jackel. Reese then moved to seat Armistead and was seconded by Prickett. Prior to the vote, Hewitt said Apalachicola was not properly represented on the board. “I would like to see somebody from Apalachicola. They’ve never had representation on this board. Frank sits for the city. I sit for the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce incorporated from Eastpoint, the island and Apalachicola. We’ve never had anybody sit on this board that was representative of the small inns and hotel industry of Apalachicola,” she said. The motion to seat Armistead passed 6-2 with Hewitt and Cook opposed. ‘We need something that represents our whole county’ After the vote, there was further discussion. Jackel said the structure of the TDC did not allow for a “geographic description” of board members. “This seat is set aside for the collector of tax. When you serve on a countywide board, you have to be willing to represent every interest. Whenever a seat on this board is open, whether it is at large or a collector of tax, it is open to everyone,” she said. “Throughout the years of the rotating seats, it has been open to the county for application. I don’t think it is entirely fair to say a portion of the county has not received representation. We are all Franklin County pulling together and we cannot always be defending our geographic boundaries,” Jackel said. “We don’t play that way. We are one county. I know there are some that are going to be unhappy about what happens today no matter what it is.” Prickett said she initially served on the board as a representative of the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce and that, at times, she had to vote counter to her own interest as a lodging provider. “When it became available for me to take a position as a lodging provider, I did because my business is important to me as well as the chamber. I didn’t want to be in the middle of having to make decisions for the chamber that weren’t necessarily good for my business but I have never been on this board and said ‘I’m looking out for St. George Island and nobody else.’ “I personally don’t think we need a Carrabelle chamber and an Apalachicola chamber. That is the only reason I like the Eastpoint chamber because I want it to be Franklin County,” Prickett said. “Are you talking about the visitor center?” Hewitt asked. “It’s the same thing,” said Prickett. “We need something that represents our whole county. If we bring people here, they’re going to nd my business. Either we need to be a team or we don’t need to be sitting here,” Spohrer went to the podium and said, “Since you don’t follow Robert’s Rules I’d like to make a comment.” Jackel replied that “I’m the chairman and I get to run the meeting. I will have public comment at the end of the meeting. I’ve always asked for public comment.” During public comment, Spohrer said that “I never expected to be elected. I have been asked to take on this dif cult position by many, many taxpaying, hardworking businesses who felt that there was a need for a missing representation. The only part I feel is extremely unfortunate is that it became a discussion about Franklin County. “I think I have something I can share with you all. My two small ideas were very Franklin County oriented. I never once mentioned Apalachicola,” she said. “My conversation was about the seafood industry and about the problem that’s coming up. What blesses one, blesses all.” Last to speak from the podium was Mike Koun, owner of the Gibson Inn. “I’ve known Walter for 30 years I think he’ll do a good job,” he said. “I’ve been in Apalachicola for 30 years. We started when things weren’t good here. We have something different to offer than St. George Island. We are more similar to Carrabelle. Apalachicola is the historic side of this county and we just wanted to get that out,” Koun said. ! $ # !" ! & $ $! % & ( ! 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Grant Smith led the audience in the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, his distinctive voice clear and resounding in the hall. Cameron White provided the invocation, asking for gratitude and blessing on the veterans who served the nation. With the banner of the Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) in the background, Tyndall airmen folded the ag to fully commence the heart of the day’s program. With students from the two schools raising their voices in song, and the band playing the respective themes songs of the ve service branches of the military, the veterans rose together as their theme was performed. These men and women could not contain their smiles, and in some cases their tears of joy, as the gym erupted in cheers to see them receive their accolade. A video from the History Channel followed, projected on a large inatable screen. The video documented the transformation of Veterans Day since it began as a commemoration of the Nov. 11, 1918 signing of the armistice that ended World War I. The band played “America the Beautiful” awlessly, another shining moment in a nearly 90minute program that was marked by few if any audio or visual glitches. Eighth graders Morgan Anderson and Josie Kriss together recited the prose poem “It is the Veteran,” reminding everyone that America’s precious freedoms, while enshrined in the Constitution, are ultimately preserved and protected not by their practitioners, but by veterans willing to sacrice their lives and limbs to do so. Students from the ABC School sang Lee Greenwood’s hit “Proud to be an American,” and then Melody Hateld and Countryman walked center stage to sing the 1989 Statler Brothers’ hit “More than A Name on the Wall.” A cry for peace, the watchword of veterans everywhere, was played in tender tones by the Franklin School fth grade bell choir, as they performed “Let There Be Peace on Earth,” under the direction of Audrey Gay. Dressed in red, white and blue skirts, dancers from Pam Nobles Dance Studio moved gracefully to “God Bless America.” The most somber moment in the ceremony came when students reminded the audience of the cost of service that so many have borne. Senior Cynthia Duncan narrated the meaning of the elaborate place setting of the “Missing Man Table,” decorated and standing in plain glory at the front of the gym. The ve local men who died in the Vietnam War were then honored, with a single student coming forward with a large placard featuring the soldier’s image, and then reciting a short passage on their life and service. The story of Army infantryman Robert Clifford Millender was told by Brandon Walker; Marine Cpl. James Clay by Jaylynn Lyston; Army Pvt. Clifford Rhodes by Trinity Hardy; Army Pvt. Bobby Cato by Vailan Gibbs; and Air Force Master Sgt. Herbert Smith by Chase Taranto. The program came to a close with a slideshow that included all of the county’s fallen heroes, dating back to World War I, with the band accompanying the visual with the playing of “Each Time They Tell Their Story.” Senior Jathan Martin closed the program by singing “You Are Our Hero,” with choreographed signing performed by Cayce Daniels, Anna Riley, Adriana Vilchez and Beyla Walker. Prior to the start of the 10 a.m. program, nearly 60 veterans were treated in the media center to a chicken and biscuit, grits and gravy breakfast, created by the high school culinary arts students together with the lunchroom staff. Media center specialist Patty Creamer, and her colleagues, together with support from the veterans groups, are widely credited for the success of this rst district wide Veterans Day e program, which opened a new chapter in the school’s recent history. “There must have been 1,000 people here today,” said Army veteran Bill Spohrer, who as a young lieutenant, uent in French, served as an aide to Brig. Gen. Miller O. Perry in Vietnam in the late 1950s, prior to the nation’s direct involvement in Southeast Asia. “This is what America is all about,” he said. “Everyone participated. I don’t think I ever appreciated Apalachicola and this county as much as I did today, seeing the honor paid to veterans. It gave me a whole new appreciation for the Apalachicola and Carrabelle areas.” HEROES from page A1 recited “Daddy Hold Me High,” a patriotic poem. The rst and second grade joined to recite “Vet eran’s Day.” Grades three and four sang “They Keep Us Free.” The fth and sixth grades recited “The American’s Creed,” by Wil liam Tyler Page. Grades seven and eight performed “The Defense of Fort McHenry,” a radio play about the night Fran cis Scott Key composed the poem that became the na tional anthem. Sophomores, juniors and seniors took the stage to read a list of facts about the birth of Veteran’s Day as Armistice Day and changes to the celebration over the years. The freshmen each gave thanks to one or more veter ans who played a personal role in their lives. Attending veterans were called to the stage, conict by conict, and received a gift from the senior class after which they stood before the as sembly to receive a stand ing ovation in gratitude for their service. The Rev. Bill Plazarin read a list of county heroes who have fallen, each name accented by a staccato tap on the drum. Medley, World War II veteran Red Sizemore and Louis Van Vleet, whose brother Ellis died in the South Pacic in March 1945, performed the folding of the ag while Plazarin ex plained the meaning of each step in the ceremony. The day’s contemplation ended with a mournful ren dition of “Taps,” followed by the students and congre gation singing “God Bless America.” REMEMBRANCE from page A1 LOIS SWOBODA | The Times A group of proud veterans received the thanks of students and families. Red Sizemore, left, and Oscar Medley fold the ag to present to Louis Van Vleet. THE SPECIAL TY MEDICAL CENTER S K I N C A N C E R c a n b e p r e s e n t w i t h o u t y o u k n o w i n g i t C A L L t o d a y f o r a s k i n c a n c e r s c r e e n i n g D I D Y OU K N O W t h a t s t u d i e s s h o w : # # ' # * # # ' ' % ' ! ' $ ' % &, ' % ' ! $ ' % & % ( ! # # # # ' ' # % % % # # ' % ' # # % ' ! 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Circulation: 1-800-345-8688 Formerly The Apalachicola Times O PINION Thursday, November 14, 2013 A Page 4 Section By Grace Bowman Special to the Times I know what you are thinking, “Is it possible to eat healthfully during the holidays without having to pass on Grandma’s green bean casserole?” Holidays are the time of year when we pull out all the stops to partake in a delicious feast with all our favorite foods: ham, sweet potato casserole, potato salad, homemade pies, and if you are especially lucky, turducken! Below are some ways you can make the healthiest food choices during this holiday season. Give them a try; you may be pleasantly surprised of how easy it can be to eat healthily! Appetizer: Snack on veggies instead of cookies, chips and mini hot dogs prior to dinner. While providing ber, veggies are low in calories and satisfy the need to crunch. Try dipping them in hummus instead of ranch to reduce fat and calorie intake. Entre: Choose turkey over ham, and turkey breast over a thigh, which is a good source of lean protein and is lower in sodium and cholesterol; take the skin off prior to eating to further reduce calories. Sides: Eat sweet potatoes with cinnamon (see recipe) instead of sweet potato casserole. If you do choose the casserole, remove the marshmallows to decrease calories. Scoop mashed potatoes instead of potato salad; they are lower in calories, fat, sodium and cholesterol. Select a biscuit instead of a dinner roll to cut calories and carbohydrates. Dessert: Pick apple pie over pumpkin pie, and pumpkin pie over pecan pie for lower fat and calories. If you choose foods that aren’t the healthier option, consider taking smaller portions so you still can enjoy the taste without consuming as many calories. This article was written by registered dietetic technician Grace Bowman, BS from the dietitian’s of ce at George E. Weems Memorial Hospital. HEALTH CARE HINTS MASHED SWEET POTATOES Try this heart healthy alternative recipe at your holiday meal. Ingredients • 1 sweet potato • Cinnamon, to taste • 1/2 tablespoon butter Instructions • Preheat oven to 425 F. • Poke holes in the potato and wrap in aluminum foil. • Cook for 45-55 minutes depending on the size. • Open, scoop potato into bowl and mash with fork (or in food processor or mixer). • Melt butter in separate bowl in microwave, mix in cinnamon, and add to bowl with mashed sweet potatoes. Serve hot, and enjoy! Eating healthily during the holidays Special to the Times The tragic storm season of 2005 included not only Hurricane Katrina, but also Hurricanes Rita and Wilma. Those three storms are among the 10 most costly natural disasters in U.S. history, and when coupled with the 24 other named storms that year, left the National Flood Insurance Program nearly $18 billion in debt to the Treasury. Seven years after Katrina, the federal ood insurance program was still more than $17 billion in debt and in need of serious reform. After years of debate the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act was passed in July 2012. It wasn’t perfect legislation and certainly wasn’t the bill that Taxpayers for Common Sense would have drafted, but it represented a couple steps in the right direction. Key among the reforms were efforts to move previously subsidized ood insurance policies toward risk-based rates. The reforms dealt with two major categories of properties: those that had been receiving explicit subsidies, in some cases paying only 35 percent of the risk-based rate for decades; and those that had bene tted from “grandfathering” where although changing conditions may have increased their ooding risk, the property owners retained the old lower rate in perpetuity. In both cases rate increases were to be phased in over several years. After Superstorm Sandy hit in October 2012, the program sank to being roughly $24 billion in debt, and the bizarre response of some lawmakers has been to jettison reforms and return to subsidies as usual. Dozens of lawmakers, led by Senators Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and David Vitter (R-LA) along with Sens. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) want to effectively delay rate changes associated with new maps for four years. Considering Biggert Waters expires Sept. 30, 2017 that would essentially eliminate the reform by delaying it to death. While this may be nancially attractive to some of their constituents, delay would be bad from a disaster risk point of view, stick the tab on taxpayers and other policyholders, and destabilize the home sales market. A lot of this opposition is based on anecdotal stories of exorbitant rate increases, some to the tune of tens of thousands of dollars. First off it’s hard to believe there’d be a $28,000 ood insurance rate. The program only insures up to $250,000 in property value plus another $100,000 for contents. If FEMA sets your rate at $28,000, that means they assume a total loss every decade or so. That homeowner’s problem isn’t a high ood insurance rate-it’s their extreme risk of severe ooding. If the maps that identify ood risks are wrong as some say – then they should be xed. A bad map does nobody any good and that’s why Biggert Waters included a panel to review technical and scienti c challenges to maps. Secondly, FEMA is required to set premiums that in aggregate (across all 5.5 million policies) will generate enough revenue to offset the average historical loss year. Biggert-Waters requires that average to be a real average, previously FEMA severely discounted “outlier” loss years like 2005 (only given 1 percent weight). So premiums are going to be going up across the board. But if anti-solvency lawmakers got their way, a chosen few would have their subsidized rates locked into place, forcing every other policy holder to pay even more to make up the difference. In addition, remapping doesn’t increase premiums on everyone, some receive reduced premiums due to mitigation measures and some are mapped out of the oodplain. All of those people who have lower risks of ooding would be forced to pay more under the lawmakers proposal. Lastly, one of the arguments the subsidy seekers have been making is that rate increases have thrown a wrench in the housing market. Besides the fact that there has been article after article that home sales are booming, even in Louisiana, New Jersey, and Florida which have been complaining the loudest, a delay would be far more destabilizing. What any market craves is certainty. Delaying rate increases for four years pending some government study is the furthest thing from certainty. Preparing to sign on the dotted line for a 30-year mortgage, the last thing a prospective home buyer needs is to not know how much their monthly insurance costs will be. No legislation is perfect, and problems identi ed by opponents could be dealt with in a targeted manner that doesn’t throw the reform baby out with the bathwater. Rate increases could be phased in more gradually. Means-tested premium and mitigation assistance could be provided without burdening taxpayers through a small surcharge on all ood insurance policyholders. Taxpayers and ood insurance policyholders need real solutions, not feel good quick x promises that don’t do anything to solve the severely troubled programs problems. The snake oil solution of delay may provide good opportunities for lawmakers to pander, but it forces taxpayers and other policyholders to pick up more than their fair share so that a few can hold on to subsidies they have had for decades. It’s time for reform to take hold or the program to end. This article was submitted by Taxpayers for Common Sense, a non-partisan voice for taxpayers working to increase transparency and expose and eliminate wasteful and corrupt subsidies, earmarks, and corporate welfare. Ripping up reforms, ripping off taxpayers By Kevin Concannon Special to the Times Last month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released our rst-ever Farm to School Census, and the results are promising: last school year, schools served locallysourced foods to more than 21 million students and reinvested over $350 million back into local economies. Farm to school programs are thriving in not only rural, but also urban districts in every state, with 43 percent of public school districts reporting having a farm to school program in place and an additional 13 percent committed to launching a farm to school program in the near future. In Florida, 78 percent of school districts reported participating in farm to school activities or planning to start a program in the near future. The Census results give us a national snapshot of how schools are connecting with local farmers, ranchers and small businesses— everything from bringing healthy foods into the cafeteria and holding taste tests of local products to helping to plant school gardens and hosting eld trips to local farms. USDA’s Farm to School program helps to make these activities possible through research, training, technical assistance, and grants to schools and states. Beyond that, farm to school programs support the work of parents, teachers, school nutrition professionals and local communities as they raise a healthier next generation of Americans. Research shows that children in schools with farm to school programs eat more fruits and vegetables and are more willing to try and eat the new, healthy foods served in school breakfasts, lunches and snacks positive steps in the forward in the ght against childhood obesity. I look at farm to school as an investment not only in the health of America’s students, but as an investment in the health of local economies. Studies show that the economic multiplier effect of buying from local businesses can be between two and three times higher than from non-local businesses, and farmers, ranchers and small businesses that participate in farm to school programs are reaping the rewards. There is plenty of room for growth 56 percent of school districts that already have farm to school programs plan to spend even more on local purchases in the coming school year. Fruits, vegetables, milk, baked goods and herbs top the list of local products offered in schools across the country, but we also anticipate growth in beans and other legumes, grains and our, meat and poultry, and eggs. In Florida, school districts spent an average of 11 percent of food budgets buying local, to the tune of more than $29 million. Farm to school is core to USDA’s commitment to help farmers, ranchers and businesses take advantage of market opportunities in local and regional foods. We coordinate our work under the Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Initiative, which has helped increase the number of farmers markets to more than 8,100 nationwide, a 67 percent growth since 2008. We’ve invested in local food infrastructure – from cold storage facilities, to processing plants, to food hubs that aggregate products from many farms and help smaller producers reach larger buyers. As a result, there are over 200 food hubs in operation nationwide today. Kevin Concannon is USDA’s undersecretary for food, nutrition and consumer services. Check out the Farm to School Census results at www. census and visit www. for more information about USDA’s efforts. In regards to your statements, Commissioner Sanders, in the Nov. 7 issue of the Times, it is bad enough that you have no administrative skills, no management skills and CERTAINLY no scal skills as evidenced by your budget debacles, but to now stand against our military shows you to be a disgrace and embarrassment to this county and the nation. I resent you using your position to advance your agenda, and ostensibly speak on behalf of all the citizens of Franklin County. I also nd it more than curious that Senator Montford should invite you to speak on behalf of all citizens of Franklin County rather than solicit a broader-based public opinion. You have presented NO DATA to support your facetious claim of forest usage. Speci cally, how many folks did what activity, when did they do it, how many did it, how long did they do it, and where did they do it in Tate’s Hell / Blackwater forests? The military trains, and serves to protect you 24 /7, and you have clearly demonstrated that you have no respect for their training needs nor their mission. Perhaps if you traveled to the Jacksonville Naval Air Station and shook the hands of soldiers returning from Afghanistan – wait some have no hands. Perhaps you could walk with them in the next Memorial Day parade – wait some have no legs. I guess that is the price you put on hunting and shing in Tate’s Hell / Blackwater forests. I would urge ALL citizens of Franklin County, to write or call the Governor and the Legislature to demand your immediate recall. John Hitron Carrabelle Letter to the EDITOR Sanders does not respect military’s training needs Farm to School helps healthy habits take root


The Times | A5 Thursday, November 14, 2013 County receives diversication report The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has released its report “Franklin County Long-term Economic Diversication Strategy.” County commissioners received copies of the report at their Nov. 5 meeting. There will be a workshop on Monday, Nov. 18, from 2 to 4:30 p.m., at the headquarters of the Apalachicola National Research Reserve in Eastpoint to present the strategy. The public is invited. Gulf Coast hosts forums for president search The Gulf Coast State College District Board of Trustees is hosting two Town Hall Forums for the President Search on Monday, Nov. 18, at 5:30 p.m. ET at the Gulf/Franklin Campus in Port St. Joe, and on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 5:30 p.m. CT at the Panama City campus in the Advanced Technology Center, room 303. The board of trustees is seeking community input in its search for the position of president. Members of the community are invited to the town hall forum to share their ideas and desired qualities for Gulf Coast’s next president. The forum is free and open to the public. For more information, call Dr. Cheryl Flax-Hyman at (850) 747-3215 or visit s Lanark Village block party Sunday On Sunday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m., there will be a block party in and around Chillas Hall in downtown Lanark Village. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided by the Lanark Village Association. Bring a covered dish and beverage of your choice. The party is free and open to the public. Legion hosts Nov. 21 veterans dinner The Willoughby Marks American Legion Post #106 will host a covered dish dinner on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 801 U.S. Hwy 98. Apalachicola. Turkey and ham, with sides, will be served. All area veterans are welcome to come out and share in fellowship. For more information, call Larry Hale at 653-5817. Beshears to distribute cold weather blankets State Representative Halsey Beshears (RMonticello) will be in Apalachicola on Monday, Dec. 2 to distribute wool blankets donated by Farm Share, a nonprot organization. This event will take place at Beshears’ ofce at 78 11th Street, Suite 5 from 10 a.m. to noon. We would like to encourage everyone to come by and pick up a blanket. 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W i t h A pp r e c i a t io n e v o l u n t e e r B o a r d o f D i r e ct o r s T o a l l o f t h e F l o r i d a S e a f o o d F e s t iv a l C o m mo d o re s V o l u n t e e rs V e ndo rs a nd t o t h e C o m m u nit y f o r m a k i ng t h e 2 0 1 3 F l o r i d a S e a f o o d F e s t i v a l o n e o f t h e b e s t e v e r T ha n k Yo u The following report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Ofce. Arrests listed here were made, as noted, by ofcers from the Apalachicola Police Department, Florida Highway Patrol and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Ofce. All defendants are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.NOv V 5 Kimberly E. Avery, 29, Tallahassee, violation of probation (FCSO) NOv V 6 Robert R. Osburn, Jr., 21, Apalachicola, violation of probation (FCSO) NOv V 7 Katie N. Matthews, 27, Eastpoint, grand theft and principal in the rst degree for aggravated battery (FCSO) Willie E. Thomas, 48, Dothan, Ala., armed robbery with nondeadly weapon, grand theft and grand theft of a motor vehicle (FCSO) Douglas E. Matthews, 31, Apalachicola, aggravated battery – great bodily harm (FCSO) Christopher B. Buzbee, 43, Apalachicola, violation of probation (FCSO) Tobias J. Rhodes, 26, Apalachicola, possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, possession of a controlled substance, no valid drivers license and resisting arrest without violence (FHP)NOv V 8 Katie N. Matthews, 27, Eastpoint, violation of probation (FCSO) Emily L. Seger, 19, Lanark Village, violation of probation (FCSO) Penelope L. Harris, 45, Camilla, Ga., domestic battery and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon (APD)NOv V 9 Larry D. Hateld, 40, Eastpoint, violation of probation (FCSO)NOv V 10 George V. Vause, 62, Eastpoint, DUI (FCSO) Shawn C. HerzichSmith, 19, Eastpoint., domestic battery (FCSO) Arrrest REP OO RT News br BR I eE F sS Law Enforcement


Local A6 | The Times Thursday, November 14, 2013 By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes Under a sparkling blue sky, Carrabelle and Lanark Village on Saturday hosted celebrations rapidly establishing themselves as community traditions. Carrabelle’s Franklin County Senior Center hosted their second annual Fall Festival, a celebration of local arts and crafts, featuring a display of paintings and pastels by members of the Carrabelle Artists Association. Vendors offered jewelry, art photography, oral arrangements and more, while in a side room was a rummage sale of household items, clothing and bric-a -brac. In front of the building were a half-dozen booths featuring the work of local artists.The center’s kitchen offered up specialty hot dogs to please hungry shoppers. Vendors said the day went well. Jeweler Rod Gasche did a brisk trade and said he began selling items before he was fully set up and open for business. Suzy Cooper reported the crowd hit early in the morning. “We had people from Tallahassee and the island,” she said. Organizers attributed the events success to posting on the internet and support from the Tourist Development Council. Five miles to the east, the Lanark Village Boat Club and the Lanark Village /St. James Volunteer Fire Department collaborated to stage the fth annual Lanark Village Gumbo Cook-off, the largest so far with seven contestants and about 300 attendees over the course of the day. A group of intrepid volunteers offered a choice of chicken or seafood gumbo throughout the day. George Briesacker said Dot Bless prepared the tasty potages. The two served up more than 20 gallons of gumbo with the help of volunteers including Bill and Judy Cook of Apalachicola. In addition to county residents, the cook-off was attended by visitors from as far away as Kansas City and Atlanta. Once again, the cook-off included a silent auction with generous donations from local merchants and rehouse supporters. The traditional auction netted more than $1,000 for items including a blue blown glass buoy, power tools, boat rides and kayak rentals. Competing for the Cajun honors this year were Team Daddonna (Carole and Nick Daddonna of Lanark Village); Team Retsyo of Apalachicola, (Randy Kristin and Jamie Souders); Team Stovall of Lanark Village; Team Flounder Island (Fran Edwards and Heather Mapp cooking for the TDC); Richard and Robin Holley, Team Crooked River Grill; Team Roog A Roo (Scott Payne); and the Eastpoint Volunteer Fire Department. The rst place prize of $500 went to Team Stovall. Organizer Mike Rundel described Hugh Stovall, also the volunteer auctioneer this year, as a good ambassador for Lanark’s volunteer re department. Stovall’s victory won him the right to compete in the World Gumbo Championship Cook-off to be held in New Iberia, La. in October 2014. Second place went to Team Flounder Island for a traditional Louisiana style stew of seafood and vegetables. Chef Edwards said she opted to tone down the heat on her creation for the competition. The TDC team walked with a check for $250. Rounding out the winners was Team Daddonna. Carole Daddonna took home a blue ribbon in the cookoff in 2011; this year the check was for $100. Rundel thanked the boat club for hosting the event to benet volunteer re ghters and said he hoped to use the same “beautiful venue” next year. He too said publicity from the TDC helped expand attendance at the cook-off. E M P R E S S i s a one y e a r o l d Ch i ne s e Cr e s t e d m i x S he i s a b s o l u t ely p r e c io u s w i t h a t e mp er a m e n t t o m a t c h S he i s a s m a l l l a p do g w h o l o v e s p e o p l e a nd o t he r do g s. 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A n y t i m e y o u c a n s p 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 a t 6 7 0 8 4 1 7 f o r mo r e de t a i l s o r v i s i t t he F r a n k l i n C o u n t y H u m a ne S o c i e t y a t 2 4 4 S t a t e R o a d 6 5 i n E as t p o i n t Y o u m a y l o gon t o t he w e b s i t e a t w w w f o r go t t e n p e t s. o r g t o s e e mo r e of o ur a do pt a b l e p e t s. bB BO WB] oo k k Mk ‚ S e e Y o u r Bu s in e s s Name a n d I n f o Her e f o r O N L Y $ 1 5 p e r w e ek $ 6 0 p e r m o n t h Ca l l T o d a y Special to the Times Don’t miss a hilarious take-off this weekend at Apalachicola’s Dixie Theatre on the mystery plays of the 1920s, complete with sliding panels, robed gures, wills being read at midnight, and more. The idioms, costumes, hairdos, and makeup of the period add to the thrills and laughter of the play “Any Number Can Die,” written by Fred Carmichael and directed by Megan Lamb. Several ingenious murders take place in an island mansion as a pair of elderly detectives, Ernestine Wintergreen (Liz Sisung) and Hannibal Hix (Hank Kozlowsky) set to work on their rst case. The ever popular storm, the unexpected guests, the cryptic poem, and the missing fortune all add to the intricate and inventive mystery off which the laughs bounce. Bobbi Seward stars as attorney Ruth Masters, who reads the will, while Judy Loftus appears in the role of Zenia, a Haitian Creole maid who acts as if she knows things before they happen. Zenia plays across from the butler Edgars, played by Tom Loughridge, who gives the appearance of something out of a Transylvanian horror story. Jeana Crozier and Steven Allen appear as Celia and T.J. Lathrop, a sophisticated couple approaching middle age who need the money from the will in a bad way. Rounding out the cast are Katie Maxwell, as Sally VanViller, described as “the most typical ingnue that ever breathed,” with tiny red lips, huge eyes, and the extreme innocence of her youth. Fighting over her charms are Carter Forstman (David Adlerstein), an energetic young man with a coldness behind his eyes, and Jack Regent (Royce Rolstad), a newspaper reporter honest beyond all doubt, strong and kind-hearted and true at all times. Curtain times are Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 17 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at Downtown Books in Apalachicola, The Butler Agency in Eastpoint, and Carrabelle Junction, or the Dixie Theatre box ofce prior to the shows. For more information, call 653-5586. WANT TO AUDITION? Auditions for the Panhandle Players’ winter production “The Kitchen Witches” will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, at the Eastpoint Fire Station. There are three speaking parts (two female and one male) and one nonspeaking part, female or male. For those who cannot make Nov. 18, call director Ann Cowles at 697-4660 ahead of time to schedule an audition on Tuesday, Nov. 19, same time, same place. Anyone interested in reviewing the script before the audition, excerpts from the play is available at the libraries in Apalachicola, Eastpoint and Carrabelle. Those who would like to read from their own material, rather than from script excerpts, may bring their material to the audition. Troupe to prove ‘Any Number Can Die’PHoto OTO S BY DAVID ADLERS S TEIN | The Times LEFT: Hannibal Hix, played by Hank Kozlowsky, searches for clues. CENTER: Appearing in this weekend’s production at the Dixie Theatre are, seated, Liz Sisung as Ernestine Wintergreen, and standing, from left, Tom Loughridge as Edgars and Judy Loftus as Zenia. RIGHT: Capturing the spirit of the ’20s are, Jeana Crozier, seated, as Celia Lathrop, and Steven Allen as her husband, T.J. East end sparkles with fall celebrations PHoto OTO S BY LOIS S SS WOB B ODA | The Times LEFT: Annie Birchwell of Carrabelle offered silk arrangements at the Franklin County Senior Center Fall Festival. CENTER: First place chef Hugh Stovall of Lanark Village displays his trophy and a check for $500. RIGHT: Second place chef Fran Edwards of Eastpoint offers a sample of her tasty creation. Special to The Times The Hut closed its doors for the last time on Nov. 5. The iconic coastal eatery operated in Franklin County for more than 60 years, rst on the Apalachicola riverfront at Two Mile, and then in Eastpoint following the destruction of the original building during Hurricane Dennis in 2005. Known for home cooking and a family atmosphere, the shuttering of the diner has disappointed faithful customers. On Nov. 5, owners Bob and Lucille Saker posted the following farewell, “to our friends and family,” on Facebook. “Today was a sad day for us at The Hut Restaurant cause we had to close the doors for the last time. Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are no longer able to stay open. We want to thank all of our loyal customers for letting us serve you all these years. We will miss you. To all of my employees: We will miss seeing you every day cause each one of you were closer than family. No matter how stressful a day was, it was always a joy to work with each and every one of you. It was a true blessing to be able to share the day with you all. “If anyone is looking for a talented, loyal, trustworthy, very hardworking employee, please consider hiring one of our employees. I would stack them up against anyone else. Most of our employees were with us for years, which is very rare in the restaurant business.” Farewell to a dining icon LOIS S SS WOB B ODA | The Times


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Micha el Whale y P astor Eƒ¤ {ƒ — ¡ƒ~ B{~” … —” 101 NE F irst Street Carrabel le SUND A Y 10:00 AM WELCOMES Y OU THE EPISCOP AL CHURCH (850) 545-257 8 Faith The Times | A7 Thursday, November 14, 2013 Captain Jack Massey, II, 54, of Carrabelle, passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. He was born April 17, 1959, in Tallahassee and lived in Carrabelle his entire life. He was proud of being a lifelong commer cial sherman. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Carrabelle. He was a loving father and a good friend to all. He is survived by his wife, Teresa Sauls Massey, Carrabelle; father, Tommy Jack Massey; two daugh ters, Tasha Poteet (Lee) and Cathrine Massey; brother, Rod Massey; sis ter, Connie Massey; and many nieces, nephews and cous ins. He is prede ceased by his mother, Barbara Millender Massey. Visitation was from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at First Assembly of God church in Carrabelle, 307 W. 3rd Street. Services were Wednes day, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. at the First Assembly of God church in Carrabelle. Burial followed at Ever green Cemetery. Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel in Crawfordville is assisting the family with arrange ments. Capt. Jack Massey CAPT. JAcC K MASSEY Fred Earl Babb, IV was born March 8, 1986, in Panama City to Tina and Fred Babb, III. He died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Apalachicola at the age of 27. He leaves to cherish his memory a son, Wyatt Tate Babb; parents, Tina and Fred Babb, III; wife, Erin Bailey Babb; brothers, Steven Babb (Tomilee) and Ryan Babb; grandparents, Evelyn and the late Fred Babb, Jr.; Larry Hicks, and Betty and Graham Ar mistead; great-grandmother, Helen Hicks; uncle, Trevor Hicks; aunt and uncle, Candy and Steve Timber lake; numerous cousins; and a host of other family and friends. In lieu of ow ers please make a donation in Fred’s memory to Wounded Warrior Project. Donations may be made online at www. woundedwarriorpro or mailed to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, To peka, KS, 66675. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, Nov. 10 at the Church of God with burial in Eastpoint Cem etery. At the family’s request, and in honor of Fred’s kin dred spirit, attendees were invited to dress casually or in camo attire. Kelley Funeral Home is handling arrangements.Fred EE arl Babb IV FRED EE ARL BA bbBB IV Obituaries Hope to see you at lunch today. Sarge and Stacy, our faithful volunteers, will have the meal ready at noon. Your donation will be collected at the door. Gobble! Gobble! We will have our traditional Thanks giving dinner next Thursday, Nov. 21. You won’t want to miss that. Yum! Yum! We will have a big day on Saturday, Nov. 16! The big yard sale will start at 8 a.m. and close at 3 p.m. Members of the Sacred Heart Ladies Guild are ready for a crowd. The church hall is packed and you will have a good time just going through the items. Coffee and goodies will be available. Hope to see you there! The Lanark Vil lage Boat Club will be the place to go for a good breakfast. Hope you can make it over. We would be glad to see you! The November Birthday Bash time is 8 p.m. at Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post #82. You can work off the calories from the goodies and the breakfast by danc ing to the music from the Songbird and others. Party hearty! There is still time to plan to come to our annual Thanksgiving dinner at Chillas Hall on Thanksgiv ing Day. Stop by the hall, have a mug of coffee or two, and sign up for Thanksgiv ing. Our block party and cov ered dish will be this Sun day, Nov. 17, inside and out side of Chillas Hall. Chow line for hot dogs and ham burgers and that dish you brought will form at 1 p.m. See ya there! Mark your calendar for Saturday, Nov. 30 and plan to join us at the Lanark Vil lage Boat Club. The mem bers will hold their annual bazaar and soup and sand wich lunch. Donation for lunch is $5. Be kind to one another, check in on the sick and the housebound and remem ber, contrary to popular opinion, God’s last name is not damn. Until next time, God bless America, our troops, and the poor, homeless and hungry and don’t forget to donate to the food boxes for Thanksgiving. Big yard sale, block party this weekend LL ANARK NEWS Jim Welsh EE astpoint church plans SS aturday fall festival Everyone come out and join us at First Baptist Church of Eastpoint, 447 Avenue A, for our Fall Festival on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Assorted games, cake walk, face painting, hot dogs and hamburgers, lots of fun and fellowship for the entire family. For more information, call 670-8468.LL anark Boat Club hosts NN ov. 30 bazaar The Lanark Village Boat Club will host a Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will feature work by local artisans, including jewelry, arts and crafts, holiday items, gifts, baked goods and more. A lunch of soup, sandwich, drink and dessert will be available for $5. Tables available for $10. For more info call Janet at 697-2587. Church b B R iI E fF S The following is the updated schedule for Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings in Apalachicola, Carrabelle, Eastpoint, and the St. George Island areas. For more information, call the Hotline at 653-2000. MO NDAYNDAY Trinity Episcopal Church, 79 Sixth Street 7:30-8:30 p.m. Closed AA, Apalachicola, TT U ESDAYESDAY Apalachicola, Trinity Episcopal Church Noon1 p.m. Open Carrabelle, Church of the Ascension, 110 NE First Street 7:30-8:30 p.m. WEDNESDAYWEDNESDAY Apalachicola, Trinity Episcopal Church 6-7 p.m. Women’s AA, Closed 7:30-8:30 p.m. Men’s AA, Closed TT HU RSDAYRSDAY Apalachicola, Trinity Episcopal Church Noon-1 p.m. St. George Island United Methodist, 201 E Gulf Beach Dr. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Open AA F RR I DAYDAY Apalachicola, Trinity Episcopal Church 5:30-6:30 p.m. AA Happy Hour, Open Carrabelle, Church of the Ascension 7:30-8:30 p.m. SATSATU RDAYRDAY Eastpoint First United Methodist Church, 317 Patton Dr. 7:30-8:30 p.m. AA Speakers Meeting, Open Alligator Point Mission By The Sea 5:30-6:30 p.m. Discussion Group SS U NDAYNDAY Eastpoint First United Methodist Church 7:30-8:30 p.m. AA Big Book Study, Open God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things I can, And the wisdom to know the difference. AA m M EET iI NGS Awesome, spectacular, ve-star and the list of su perlatives could continue at length to describe the rst-ever Franklin County district wide Veterans Day program. Without a doubt, the best ever county-based celebra tion honoring our veterans that I have seen in my 78plus years, 30 of which were spent in the U.S. Navy. Congratulations and kudos to District Superin tendent Nina Marks, ABC School Principal Chimene Johnson, their faculty, staff and students for their ex ceptional show and hospi tality. This was truly a great showcase of our public school’s talent and educa tional resources dedicated to honoring and remem bering the men and women who have served this great country. God Bless America! Capt. John Sink, USN (Ret) Eastpoint Card of T hH ANKS Veterans Day 2013 AA moMO NT hH ofOF RE mM E mbMB RAN cC E H oO L iI DAY fooFOO D DR ivIV ES STEP uU P Volunteers across the county are working hard to ensure everyone has food for the holidays. The Apalachicola Food Pantry is holding its annual holiday food drive. The Knights of Columbus, Bishop O’Sullivan Council and the St. George Island Plantation Owner’s Association delivered food and monetary donations on Monday for coming holiday distributions. The ABC School is collecting non-perishable food items and a special “Mobile Pantry” from America’s Second Harvest will be in Eastpoint Saturday, Nov. 23. Farm Share is delivering twice a month to supplement the area’s pantries. To volunteer or make a donation, contact Franklin’s Promise Coalition at 653-3930. LL OIS S SWSW OBODA DA | The Times County Chairman Cheryl Sanders presents Sandi Hengel, representing Big Bend Hospice, with a plaque proclaiming November Big Bend Hospice Month.


By DIANE HIRTH Reprinted from Florida Wildlife Magazine The morning brings rosy sky over blue water, the slap of waves, and shorebirds skittering up and down the beach. This is Bruce Drye’s workplace. For 23 years, he has walked this beach looking for tread-like marks in the sand known as crawls, left behind by the sea turtles when they come to dig their nests, lay eggs and then stroll back out to sea. As the marine turtle permit holder for 12 miles of St. George Island shoreline, Bruce is responsible for nding and protecting every sea turtle nest on the island. He is trained by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), which relies on some 200 permit holders and the volunteers they recruit to monitor turtle nesting on more than 800 miles of Florida sandy beaches. About 2,500 people have responded to the challenge. Throughout the nesting and hatching season beginning in spring and ending in October, Bruce patrols the beach routinely, regardless of heat, rain or biting insects. Only severe thunderstorms chase him away. “I like walking the beach. I have lost 20 pounds,” Bruce said. He is being modest though. This ritual shows his commitment to conserving the sea turtles that have lived on this planet for millions of years yet now are endangered or threatened species. He did this work once as a state parks employee; now he is retired and receives a small stipend that minimally reimburses him for the effort involved. Bruce doesn’t miss a day. The 2013 nesting season has delivered good numbers here. Bruce has recorded the second highest number of nests for this north Florida barrier island near Apalachicola on the Gulf of Mexico coast. As of July 27, there were 215 sea turtle nests, most of them loggerheads and a few greens, which only recently began returning to the island. On this Saturday morning, Bruce and his unpaid summer intern Lauren Schumaker, aided by several other volunteers, have scanned the beach and found two new loggerhead turtle nests and one new green turtle nest. The crawls are the critical clue to the presence of a nest. Loggerhead and green turtle crawls look different because of their distinct gaits, plus greens drag their tails and create a furrow. Bruce said it is important people on the beach look for and recognize a sea turtle crawl, or “they’ll trample all the evidence we need to see.” Once a crawl is found, it is marked with red ags, and Bruce and Lauren come back to the discovered nests once all 12 miles of beach walking is done. Occasionally, there are false crawls where the marks are there but they do not lead to a nest. Here comes the work Before he could conduct any activities on the nesting beach to monitor and mark marine turtle nests, Bruce rst had to spend several years training under another Marine Turtle Permit Holder authorized by FWC to conduct this work. Once he was quali ed to obtain a Marine Turtle Permit of his own, he then must attend annual training sessions to ensure all activities are in compliance with state and federal laws protecting marine turtles. Only then can he be quali ed to hold an FWC Marine Turtle Permit to work on the nesting beach. Each day from May through late August, Bruce carefully assesses the crawl to determine if it is a nest. It is not uncommon for many crawls to occur that do not include eggs. It takes experience and training to know the difference. Detailed knowledge of sea turtle nesting behavior and careful appraisal of the sand thrown around the site by the female turtle provide the most important clues. “Sometimes you have to get down on your hands and knees in the sand and dig to gure out if it is a nest,” Bruce said. Bruce records the nest’s GPS location, measures the breadth of the crawl to estimate the turtle’s size, and carefully installs markers that identify this particular nest. Often Bruce must install a specially designed screen to protect the nest from predators. The screen allows the hatchlings to escape the nest safely, but protects the eggs from large predators such as coyotes and raccoons. Ghost crabs can invade the nest, but it is the coyotes that present the greatest danger on St. George Island to both the eggs and later the hatchlings. Lauren, a recent college grad from Texas, heard about this volunteer opportunity and is here for the entire nesting season. Bruce is delighted to be passing along his knowledge and skills to a younger generation. “If I am able to give my experience and training to Lauren, my efforts are worthwhile,” he said. The eggs will take months to incubate and emerge. Bruce knows their odds for survival are long, but “they are all mine to take care of,” he said. He wants more people to understand the challenges that sea turtle hatchlings face. Bright lights on houses, motels, condominiums and commercial buildings along the beach can disorient nesting adult females but are particularly harmful to turtle hatchlings. The hatchlings will head for the bright lights, thinking they are the sparkling sea. They can end up walking landward and are more likely to become prey for animals like coyotes, now prevalent on St. George Island. Bruce points out coyote tracks on the dunes. Local ordinances and FWC’s guidelines on wildlife friendly lighting call for beachfront lights to be turned off, shielded, and to use amber or red low-wattage bulbs. But it doesn’t always happen, and it’s a message that Bruce teaches and repeats over and over again. He also reminds visitors to remove their gear – toys, chairs, boats and canopies – from the beach every night so nesting and hatching turtles don’t get stuck or misdirected by these obstacles. He admits he becomes discouraged, knowing just a few bright beachfront lights, persistent predators and bad storms can be enough to destroy the chances of many of the sea turtle hatchlings on St. George Island. “Some days are diamonds, some days are rocks,” Bruce said. Yet his devotion to the sea turtles keeps Bruce walking the beach seven days a week, four to six hours a day, while also setting aside time for turtle talks to tourists and schoolchildren and taking calls at all hours from people who know he’s the local sea turtle guy. “I’m a park ranger at heart. I love to talk to people,” he says. And for Bruce there remains the excitement of nding yet another buried treasure, a sea turtle nest. Learn more about sea turtles and what you can do to help protect them at Monda y T hursda y 7A M 6PM (EST ) F rida y S a tur da y 7A M 7PM (EST ) BWO H unti ng H e a dq u a r ters : CAMO AR RIV ING DAIL Y 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 N o v 14 66 59 25 % F ri, N o v 15 72 63 30 % S a t N o v 16 75 67 25 % Sun, N o v 17 80 70 30 % M on, N o v 18 78 62 60 % T ues N o v 19 77 39 80 % W ed N o v 20 68 42 0 % SPONSORED BY Inshore Freshwater Local area freshwater ponds and lakes as well as the creeks are seeing good numbers of painted bream. Catches range from Howard Creek all through the ICW and well into the Apalachicola River. Good red fish are making a move in St. Joe waters this week. Reports from St. Joe Beach and Windmark area are of red fish and whiting. The seas wall in the St. Joe Marina is also producing good reports of red fish and some small trout. Email outdoors news to timesoutdoors @star .com Page 8 Thursday, November 14, 2013 O UTDOORS Section Section A According to the FWC, the number of green sea turtle nests in Florida this year was more than double the count of the previous highest year. Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) have documented more than 25,000 green turtle nests on 26 index beaches in the state in 2013. “We are astounded and pleased by the high number of green turtle nests documented in 2013,” said Dr. Blair Witherington, FWC research scientist. “It looks like the years of conservation efforts for this endangered species are paying off.” FWC-trained and authorized surveyors across the state monitor nests on a set of index beaches that span nearly 250 miles and are the focus of the Index Beach Nesting Survey. These surveys began in 1989. Index surveyors follow rm counting guidelines, making it possible for FWC researchers to use the data from these beaches to identify trends. The trend for green turtles shows an exponential increase in nesting over the past 25 years. In 1989, biologists documented only 464 green turtle nests on index beaches. In 2013, this index nest count was 25,553. The index count represents about 70 percent of green turtle nesting statewide. Leatherback sea turtle nest counts have also risen dramatically over the past quarter century. However, the 2013 count of 322 leatherback nests on index beaches was 193 lower than last year. Loggerhead sea turtles, the most prevalent sea turtle species on Florida’s shores, accounted for 44,810 nests on index beaches this year, down from 2012’s near-record count of 58,172 nests. Although this federally threatened species nests on the same beaches as green turtles and leatherbacks, loggerheads have not shown the recovery in numbers seen in nesting by the other two species. The high level of loggerhead nesting last year followed a pronounced drop in the species’ nest counts between 1998 and 2007. Hundreds of surveyors from conservation organizations, universities and federal, state and local governments – along with other volunteers – make possible the extensive data collection on Florida’s nesting sea turtles. In conjunction with the Index Nesting Beach Survey, the Statewide Nesting Beach Survey documents sea turtle nesting on nearly all sandy beaches in Florida. Data from the statewide surveys will be available in early 2014. The FWC’s role in coordinating Florida’s sea turtle nest counts, training surveyors and compiling data is funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and sales of the state’s sea turtle license plate. Florida residents can purchase the plate to support these efforts at For more information about trends in sea turtle nest counts, visit MyFWC. com/Research, click on “Wildlife,” then click on “Nesting” under the “Sea Turtle” heading. Report sick or injured sea turtles to the FWC’s Wildlife Alert Hotline at 888-404-FWCC (3922). DIANE HIRTH | Special to the Times Bruce Drye marks a turtle nest on St. George Island. Protecting the buried treasure of sea turtle nests Green sea turtles nest at record pace PROVIDED BY THE FWC A green sea turtle nesting.


CARRABELLE • APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE • APALACHICOLA S PORTS Thursday, November 14, 2013 A Section By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com A married couple from Virginia Beach, Va., took home the top prizes in the Nov. 2 5K Red sh Run, which drew a bumper crop of 101 runners. David Dierstein, 38, nished tops overall with a time of 17:22, almost a minute faster than former Red sh Run victor Johnathan Clements, 50, from New York City. Dierstein’s wife, Janet, 34, was top female nisher with a time of 21:33. The top Franklin County male was St. George Island’s Daniel Fortunas, 53, third overall with a time of 21:31. He nished about two minutes ahead of his daughter, Sam Fortunas, 22, who was top Franklin County female nisher. Clements took top honors in the masters division, for runners over age 50. The top masters female was Dawn Lounsbury, 53, of Port St. Joe, with a time of 27:07. In the age 13 and under division, top male was Ethan Putz, 7, of Jacksonville, with a time of 32:36, just seconds ahead of his mom, Blair Putz, 38. Top female was Elizabeth Baker, 13, of Cleveland, Tenn., with a time of 27:40. By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com The Vernon Yellow Jackets scored on both their rst and nal plays, and frequently in between, as they swarmed Franklin County 48-6 Friday night. Junior wide receiver Austin Brown swept right on the opening play from scrimmage and scampered 58 yards for the score. Junior Aaron Bowers’ kick was good, and with 11:43 left in the rst quarter, the rout was on of the winless Seahawks. “We just wanted the kids to be able to enjoy themselves and have fun tonight and let the young kids play. And not get anyone injured,” said Vernon Coach Bobby Johns, whose team enters the playoffs next weekend with seven straight regular season wins under its belt. On the nal play of the game, with time running out, freshman running back Johnshae Works ran the ball in from the 21-yard line to account for the nal margin. Senior wide receiver Julian Silas ran the ball into the end zone from 48 yards out midway through the rst quarter, about the same distance sophomore Ryan Malloy rushed in with three minutes left in the quarter. In between, an errant snap sailed over Seahawk senior punter Alex Causey’s head and into the end zone for a Vernon safety. With a 23-0 lead going into the second quarter, Johns pulled his starters, with the JV lineup playing the entire second half. Seahawk sophomore defensive back Matt Murray gave Franklin County hope with 10:37 left in the second quarter, when he intercepted a pass on the Seahawks 40-yard-line from Vernon sophomore quarterback Tristan Porter. But the Seahawk offense was unable to capitalize, at least not until about eight minutes left in the third quarter, when senior quarterback Logan McLeod threw a 17-yard touchdown strike to Causey. The Seahawks managed a couple of surprises, including a fake punt against the Vernon starters early in the game. “We thought it might be coming, but we still didn’t stop it,” Johns said. Senior Dallas Harris ran the ball in from 32 yards out to score Vernon’s fourth touchdown with 8:37 left in the rst half. About six minutes later, Porter tossed a 10-yard pass to freshman Isiah Cook, and a 35-0 lead going into the locker rooms. Midway through the third quarter, Vernon sophomore quarterback Darrius Peterson rushed into the end zone from nine yards out. Seahawk coach Aaron York said he was impressed by the dogged play of the up-and-coming Seahawks, citing eighth-grader Justin Arellano, who had two tackles for a loss on the defensive line. “I sat back and looked over this season, and yes, no one wants to go 0-9, but the 25 kids I had that stuck it out this year have made tremendous strides,” York said. “Our goal from the get-go was to get better each and every week, and our coaching staff has helped our kids meet this goal. We are a better football team than we were 11 weeks ago. “The team fought hard in every game and never once quit, and you can’t ask for any more than that. They are a great bunch of kids,” he said. “We had a saying that the four seniors — Logan McLeod, Alex Causey, Kyle Hathcox and Christian Jones — were laying the foundation for things to come in the future for Franklin County football, and I truly believe they have put in the work and did lead this young football team in the right directions to win football games in the future,” York said. “I have had tremendous support during this rst year, starting with the administration, a hard-working coaching staff, and community and parental involvement,” the coach said. “We are only going to get better because of this support.” In addition to these four gridiron seniors, also honored at halftime were senior cheerleaders Haleigh Ming, Marlyn Lee, Ashley Carroll and Jessica Shields; and senior Flag Corps members Deborah Dempsey, Laura Gallegos, Brook Pittman and Bria Walker. Homet o wn P roud (850)653-9695 4514197 F r a n k l i n C oun t y H i gh S c ho ol s e n i o r A l e x C a u s e y h a d s e v e n c a r r i e s f o r 5 3 y a r d s c a u g h t a p a s s f o r 1 4 y a r d s a n d c a u g h t a 1 7 y a rd t ou c h do wn r e c e p t i o n in F r i d a y s s e a s o n e n d in g ga me a t h ome a ga i n s t V e r n o n C a u s ey a l s o h a d v e t ack l e s o n de f e n s e C o a c h A a r o n Y o r k s a i d C a u s ey w a s a m o n g f o u r s e n i o r s who s e de d i c a t i o n a n d t e nac i t y he l p e d l a y t he g r oun d w o r k f o r f u t u r e S e a h a wk s u c c e s s. G u l fs i de I G A S T U D E NT A TH L E TE S O F T H E W E E K S P O N SO R A l ex C a u s e y Special to the Times On Nov. 7, the Lady Seahawk girls varsity soccer team traveled to Maclay to open the 2013-14 season against the highly touted Marauders. The Lady Seahawks, with four senior mid elders, initially looked to control the middle third of the eld and were stretching the Marauder defense for the rst nine minutes, with two shots on goal by senior captain Adrianna Reeder, and one shot (of three on the day) on goal by senior Jessica Shields. “With four seniors in the mideld, I envisioned us controlling the ball through possession, and that is exactly what the girls did in those opening minutes,” Coach Joe Shields said. Two corner kicks in short succession, in which the defensive set play by the Lady Seahawks was not implemented, resulted in two quick goals for the Marauders. Minutes later, a uke shot, at an odd angle, found the back of the net, and just like that, the Marauders were up 3-0. “This challenger was a tall order to ask of a newly blending team in the rst game, but the errors made on our set-plays are correctable, and once corrected, things will start falling into place,” Shields said. Maclay added three more goals and at the half led FCHS, 6-0. “At the half, the seniors told the team that they did not want to be mercy ruled, where an eight-goal-differential ends the match, and so all of the girls played with much more urgency and attention to detail in the second half,” Shields said. In the opening minutes of the second half, a nice pass from Shields allowed freshman forward Emily Zingarelli to run onto the ball and nd the back of the net for the rst Lady Seahawk goal of the year. “Once we nd feet and everyone is running onto passes, ashes of brilliant soccer like that will repeat more often as the season goes along,” the coach said. “I was also very pleased with the play from our backeld, where two eighthgraders, Allie Zingarelli and Michaela Cassidy, added a real punch to our counterattack. Senior Allie Millender and junior Katie Seger were lights out for the majority of the match.” As the game wound down, Maclay added two more goals, putting the game well out of reach and the nal scoreboard read 8-1. This year’s squad also includes captain Deborah Dempsey and fellow seniors Brook Pittman, Marlyn Lee, and Gracyn Kirvin; juniors Erin Riley and Macey Hunt; sophomore Jessica Schmid; and freshmen Allie Kirvin, Chelsea Register, Myranda McLeod and Kitana Peralta. The Lady Seahawks are now in an extremely competitive District 1 in Region 1, which also includes Maclay, John Paul II, Mayo Lafayette, Port St. Joe, Niceville Rocky Bayou Christian and Greensboro West Gadsden. The Seahawks, now 0-1-0, hosted John Paul II Tuesday in their rst home game. DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times Mr. and Miss Franklin County Seahawk, seniors Logan McLeod and Brook Pittman, were crowned at halftime by last year’s Seahawk royalty, Zach Howze and Katie Wood, at halftime. PHOTOS BY MICHAEL SHULER | Special to the Times LEFT: Frieda Medley Everitt, 49, Fayetteville, Ga., nished in 19th place with a time of 25:14. CENTER: St. George Island’s Barbara Sanders, left, and Barbara Yonclas celebrate their nish. RIGHT: Eastpoint attorney Nick Yonclas, who is retiring from his law practice at the end of the year, nears the nish line. RESULTS The following is a list of the times of local runners, and how they nished. 3. Daniel Fortunas 53 M St George Island 21:31 6. Warren Emo 60 M Apalachicola 23:00 8. Sam Fortunas 22 F St George Island 23:25 12. Daniel Martin 27 M Carrabelle 23:56 14. Jayson Miller 34 M Apalachicola 24:39 16. Noah Strickland 14 M Apalachicola 24:41 19. Erin Rodriguez 46 M Apalachicola 25:23 22. J Gordon Shuler 52 M Apalachicola 25:40 27. Misty Prescott 39 F Apalachicola 26:57 28. Blakely Daniels 38 M Apalachicola 26:59 29. Kim Johnson 32 F Apalachicola 27:02 30. Laurie Varnes 40 F Apalachicola 27:03 39. Lori Brownsworth 48 F Apalachicola 27:48 41. Shelly Shepard 37 F Apalachicola 28:42 44. Alan Pierce 58 M Apalachicola 29:15 47. Sophia Kirvin 13 F Apalachicola 30:08 48. Marisa Getter 41 F Apalachicola 30:10 53. Whitney Martina 26 F Eastpoint 31:23 54. Matt Davis 29 M Apalachicola 31:33 55. Katie Maxwell 31 F Apalachicola 31:33 56. Eddie Moses 34 M Apalachicola 31:53 62. David Smith 69 M Apalachicola 33:46 65. Traci Moses 35 F Apalachicola 34:06 67. Christey Kirvin 44 F Apalachicola 34:07 83. Linda Williams 57 F Apalachicola 42:25 84. Shelita Allen 35 F Apalachicola 42:25 89. Cassie Arthur 46 F Apalachicola 44:12 96. Barbara Yonclas 66 F St George Island 47:19 97. Tanner Boone 14 M Apalachicola 47:38 98. Jennifer Boone 43 F Apalachicola 47:39 100. Rob Powis 60 M Carrabelle 26:59 Maclay downs Lady Seahawks in season opener DENISE BUTLER | Special to The Times Ethan Putz, 7, grandson of Cliff and Denise Butler of Eastpoint, came in rst among runners 12 and under. Franklin County nishes season with loss to Vernon Strong eld handles Red sh Run Page 9


A10 | The Times Thursday, Novmeber 14, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS 92836T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO:13000155CA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. JAMES THOMAS DEMONIA A/K/A JAMES T. DEMONIA A/K/A JAMES DEMONIA, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE TO: JAMES THOMAS DEMONIA A/K/A JAMES T. DEMONIA A/K/A JAMES DEMONIA and UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JAMES THOMAS DEMONIA A/K/A JAMES T. DEMONIA A/K/A JAMES DEMONIA whose residence is unknown if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under Or against the Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed herein. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in FRANKLIN County, Florida: LOT 15, BLOCK H, ST. GEORGE ISLAND GULF BEACHES UNIT NO. 3, A SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 16, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on TRIPP SCOTT, P.A., the Plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is 110 S.E. 6th Street, 15th Floor, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301, no later than 30 days from the date of the first publication of this Notice of Action and file this original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition filed herein. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court at Franlkin county, Florida, this 7th day of October, 2013. MARCIA JOHNSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Danny Davis, Court Technology Office, Office of Court Administration, 301 S Monroe St, Rm 225, Tallahassee, FL 32303 or (850) 5774401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 day. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. November 14, 21, 2013 93086T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2013-CA000328 DIVISION: ___ ONE WEST BANK, F.S.B. Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF ERNEST C. DEL FAVERO, DECEASED; EDWARD DEL FAVERO; ERNIE DEL FAVERO; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ACTING ON BEHALF OF THE SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY; THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendant(s), NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF ERNEST C. DEL FAVERO, DECEASED whose residence is unknown if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown Defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under or against the Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed herein TO: ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS whose residence is unknown if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown Defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under or against the Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed herein YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Franklin County, Florida: LOTS 31 AND 32, BLOCK K, LANARK BEACH UNIT 1, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 13, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT 1999 MERIT MOBILE HOME BEARING VIN # FLHMBC43244177A AND FLITMBC43244177B, TITLE NUMBERS 79607476 AND 79607522 RESPECTIVELY, This property is located at the Street address of: 150 Delaware Street, Carrabelle, Florida 32322 YOU ARE REQUIRED to serve a copy of your written defenses on or before 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A., Plaintiff’s Attorney, whose address is 350 Jim Moran Blvd., Suite 100, Deerfield Beach, Florida 33442, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiffs Attorney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on October 31, 2013. MARCIA JOHNSON CLERK OF THE COURT By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Rahim West, Esq. Kristen Coleman, Esq. Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A. 350 Jim Moran Blvd, Suite 100 Beach, FL 33442 Phone: (954) 354-3544 Fax: (954) 354-3545 Primary email: rwest@ Secondary email: servicecomplete@erwlaw. com File No. 2012-15913 ** IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Susan Wilson, ADA Coordinator, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301, 850.577. 4401 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. November 14, 21, 2013 96107T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 19-2012-CA000191 U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO WACHOVIA BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANC OF AMERICA FUNDING CORPORATION, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-F, PLAINTIFF, VS. JOHN E. HANLIN A/K/A JOHN HANLIN, ET AL. DEFENDANT(S). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated, in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Franklin, Florida, on December 12, 2013, at 11:00 am, Inside Front of courthouse steps (main courthouse), 33 Market St., Apalachicola, FL 32329 for the following described property: ALL OF LOTS TWENTY-EIGHT (28), TWENTY-NINE (29), AND THIRTY (30), IN BLOCK TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-SIX (266) OF GREATER APALACHICOLA, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN DEED BOOK “M” AT PAGE 437 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND THE OFFICIAL MAP OF APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA ADOPTED SEPTEMBER 12, 1946 BY THE CITY COMMISSION. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. DATED: October 14, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk Prepared by: Gladstone Law Group, 1499 W. Palmetto Park Road, Suite 300 Boca Raton, FL 33486 File No.11-006785-FST 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 at 850-5774401, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. November 7, 14, 2013 96111T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 19-2013-CA-000322 21st MORTGAGE CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation authorized to transact business in Florida Plaintiff, vs. CECIL JOE POUNCEY, JR., et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: ALICIA POUNCEY A/K/A ALICIA KAYE POUNCEY Last Known Address: 1919 JONNA DRIVE, CARRABELLE, FL 32322 You are notified that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property FRANKLIN County: Lot 39, Beacon Ridge, Phase 3, a subdivision as per map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 7, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida; LESS AND EXCEPT lands as shown in Official Records Book 905, Page 319 and Official Records Book 905, Page 328 and being described as: Begin at the Southwest corner of Section 25, Township 7 South, Range 4 West, Franklin County, Florida and thence commence South 89 degrees 58 minutes 41 seconds East 668.32 feet to a round 3” concrete monument (#2919); thence commence North 00 degrees 03 minutes 30 seconds East 149.18 feet to a 4” x 4” concrete monument (#4261); thence North 60 degrees 06 minutes 23 seconds East 1042.87 feet to an iron rod and cap (#6475); thence North 34 degrees 16 minutes 01 seconds East 60 feet to a 4” x 4” concrete monument (#4261); thence North 55 degrees 43 minutes 59 seconds West 19.7 feet to a said iron rod and cap (#4261); thence continue North 55 degrees 47 minutes 30 seconds West 222.42 feet to a 4” x 4” concrete monument (#4261) which is the POINT OF BEGINNING. From said POINT OF BEGINNING run North 49 degrees 15 minutes 21 seconds East 890.62 feet to a 4” x 4” concrete monument (#4261); thence South 42 degrees 22 minutes 39 seconds West 391.67 feet; thence North 54 degrees 47 minutes 30 seconds West 107.75 feet to POINT OF BEGINNING. Said parcel 1.06 acres +/-as shown on survey by Thurman Roddenberry and Associates, Inc. Revised 7/14/05. TOGETHER WITH a 2004 Nobility Kingswood 66x28 Manufactured Home, Serial Numbers N8-11583A and N8-11583B. The action was instituted in the Circuit Court. SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN, Florida; Case No. 19-2013-CA000322; and is styled 21st MORTGAGE CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation authorized to transact business in Florida v. CECIL JOE POUNCEY, JR., ALICIA POUNCEY A/K/A ALICIA KAYE POUNCEY, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CECIL JOE POUNCEY, JR., UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ALICIA POUNCEY A/K/A ALICIA KAYE POUNCEY, BEACON RIDGE HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida non-profit corporation and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION of 1919 Jonna Drive, Carrabelle, FL 32322 You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to the action on Sonya Daws, Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 215 S. Monroe St., Suite 600, Tallahassee, FL 32301, (or 30 days from the first date of publication) and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on or immediately after service; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. The Court has authority in this suit to enter a judgment or decree in the Plaintiff’s interest which will be binding upon you. DATED: October 7, 2013. MARCIA M. JOHNSON As Clerk of the Court By: Terry E. Creamer As Deputy Clerk Octob 96307T PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING PLANNING & ZONING CITY OF APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA The Apalachicola Planning & Zoning will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 6:00 PM at the Community Center Meeting Room, 1 Bay Avenue, Apalachicola, Florida to discuss and receive citizen comments on a special exception request relating to proposed new construction of a business on the parcel located at the corner of Hwy 98 and Clairmont Avenue (C-3 Highway Commercial), more specifically described as 1.16 Acres of Block 5 (Neels Addition) pursuant to the official zoning map of the city. The Regular scheduled monthly Planning and Zoning meeting will immediately follow. The following special exception request item will be discussed and considered: a) The applicant is proposing the new construction of a Family Dollar Store within the C-3 (Highway Commercial) zoned area located at the corner of Hwy 98 and Clairmont Avenue, more specifically described as 1.16 Acres of Block 5 (Neels Addition). The Apalachicola Land Development Code allows for such use if special exception approval is granted. All interested parties are encouraged to attend and be heard with respect to this request. For further information, contact Revena Ramsey with the Apalachicola Administrative and Community Development Office, 1 Avenue E, Apalachicola, Florida 850-653-9319. November 7, 14, 2013 96309T PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT CITY OF APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA The Apalachicola Board of Adjustment will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 at 6 PM at the Community Center Meeting Room, 1 Bay Avenue, Apalachicola, Florida to discuss and receive citizen comments on two variance request relating to proposed new construction on the parcels listed below pursuant to the official zoning map of the City. A Special Meeting will immediately follow. The following variance request items will be discussed and considered: a) A request by the property owner on the parcel located at the alley side of Ave D and 5th street @ 68 Avenue D (R-1/Single Family Residence), more specifically described as Block 15, NW 35 ‘ x 42 ‘ of Lot 4 & SW 42 ‘x 60 ‘ of Lot 5 for: a 3 ‘ variance of the required 5 ‘ side setback and a 7 ‘ variance of the required 25 ‘ rear setbacks to add an addition to an existing nonconforming residential unit to include two new bathrooms, closet, uncovered deck and enclosed stairwell. And also a request for a 3 ‘ variance of the required 5 ‘ side setback and a 5 ‘ variance of the required 5 ‘ rear setback for the new construction of a two-story garage with 2nd floor storage.


CLASSIFIEDS Thursday, Novmeber 14, 2013 The Times | A11 FLORIDAH&MCQ1042612,AB3254;DavidT.WebbBK534398; BretPaulRichardsSL3238618 AU4243866-539-4174ONLINE AUCTIONBank-OwnedPROPERTY Honesty. Integrity.Value. www Online BidNow.comfeaturing €NoBackTaxesorLiens €InsurableTitle BROKERSPROTECTED 6118SOUTHLAGOONDRPANAMACITYBEACHVacantWaterfrontLotAgent:ScottBarnes 205-999-7638 3534813 1119113 CERTIFIED BUSINESS ANALYST (3 POSITIONS): The Small Business Development Center of Gulf Coast State College is looking for individuals that have a combination of education and experience in Marketing, Sales, Retail, Website Development, Social Media, High Tech Business Development, Government Procurement, Contracts, Proposals, Medical Sales, Medical Oce Management and the operation of a Medical Practice.Minimum Qualications: A Masters Degree in Business Management or related eld. Deadline to apply 11/29/2013 Applicants may apply in person at GCSC Human Resources, 5230 W. U.S. Highway 98, via fax at (850) 913-3292, or e-mail your application to Additional info: Gulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of any federally protected class in its programs, activities or employment. GCSC Equity Ocer (850) 872-3866. GCSC is an EA/EO/M/F/Vet employer. 1119107 EASTERN SHIPBUILDING GROUP MORE THAN A JOB… A FUTURE! LONG TERM WORK an aggressive leader in the Marine Industry, located in Panama City, FL has the following opportunities for skilled craftsmen: SHIPFITTERS € FLUXCORE WELDERS € CaRPEnTERS € MaCHInIST PIPE WELDERS € X-RaY WELDERS€ PIPEFITTERS € SHIPPInG/RECEIVInGCompetitive wages DOE, and a comprehensive benets package including: Company paid health, dental, and life insurance, 401(k), attendance & safety bonuses. Normal work week to include overtime. Qualied craftsmen should apply in person: Mon-Fri, 8am-12pm 1pm4:30 pm HUMAN RESOURCES (2 Locations): 13300 Allanton Rd., Panama City, FL 32404 and 134 S. East Ave., Panama City, FL 32401 (850) 522-7400, ext. 2285, 2322, or 2302 Fax: (850) 874-0208 EOE/Drug Free Workplace 1119124FRANKLIN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Position Title: Emergency Management OfficeAdministrator/Special Needs Coordinator Closing Date: 11/27/2013 Annual Salary Open Contact Person: Pamela Brownell, Director Remit Applications to: Franklin County Clerk of Courts Franklin County Emergency Management33 Market Street, Suite 203 28 Airport RoadApalachicola, FL 32320 Apalachicola, FL32320 Phone (850) 653-8977 K N O W L E D G E S K I L L S & A B I L I T I E S : UnderroutinesupervisionfromEmergencyManagementDirector,performsavarietyofclerical,bookkeeping,secretarial, and/orgeneralofficeduties.DevelopandmaintainEmergencyManagementW ebsite.Distinguishingcharacteristicsofthisjobclassificationarea sfollows: 1.Complexityofwork:moderatelycomplex 2.Supervision:asrequired 3.Requiredknowledge,skillsandabilities:Considerableknowledgeofpre scribedprocedures,systemsandroutines;moderatelycomplexsubjectm atter. 4.ExcellentcomputerskillsproficientinMicrosoftWord,Excel,andAccessprograms 5.ProficientinWebsitedevelopmentandmaintenanceisaplus. 6.Responsibilities:makesdecisionsincarryingoutwork;chiefconsequenceoferrorisbroadandsignificant. M A J O R J O B D U T I E S : AttendstothepublicvisitingtheDepartment;mayperformreceptio nistduties(i.e.give/receiveinformationregardingDepartment operations;answerquestionsregardingprograms). 1.Maintainsdepartmentfilesandrecords;compilesandpreparesreportsandotherdatafromsuchrecords. 2.Screensandroutesincomingmail,correspondenceandotherworkrelatedmaterialstoappropriatedepartmentalpersonnelaccordingtocontento f communications. 3.Attendsmeetingsandconferences;makespresentationsandrepresentsthedepartment;takes/transcribesminutes. 4.Mayperformsecretarialdutiesforthedepartment(i.e.typeand/orcomposecorrespondence,reports,statements,forms,andothermaterials;sc hedules andcoordinatearrangementsformeetingsconferencesandworkshops. 5.Maintainscontactwithfieldpersonnelregardingdepartmentalworkresponsibilities,activities,deadlines,etc. 6.Processes,sorts,reviewsforaccuracy,andfilesvariousdocumentsinaccordancewithestablishedprocedures,systemsandroutines;maintains office recordsrelatingtoaccounts,inventories,timeandattendancerecords,payrolls,etc. 7.DevelopsandmaintainstheSpecialNeedsrosterandtheTransportationDisadvantagedEvacuationprograms. 8.Musthaveexcellentcommunicationskill 9.Mustbeabletohandleconfidentialrecords 10.Mustbeabletomultitask,beaselfstarter,andabletoworkinastressfulenvironment. 11.AdditionaldutiesmaybeassignedbytheEmergencyManagementDirector. 12.Mustbeavailableandpreparedtorespondtoanyemergency/disasterorpotentialemergency,twentyfour(24)hoursaday,sevendaysaweekifthe EmergencyManagementOfficeisactivated. 13.MustbeabletodevelopandmaintainEmergencyManagemen twebsiteusingwebsitedevelopmentapplicationsoftware M I N I M U M Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S : EDUCATION:HighSchoolDiplomaorGED;anassociatesdegreeinbusinessisfavorable.LICENSES,CERTIFICATIONSAND/OR REGISTRATIONS:Mustpossessavaliddriverslicense.Musthavecertifica tionsintheIncidentCommandSystem(IS100,IS200,IS700,andIS800) andProfessional DevelopingSeries,ormustbeabletoobtainthemwithintheprobationaryperiod. The Franklin County Board of County Commissioners is an Equal Opportunity/Drug Free Workplace Employer Sales Sales Reps Halifax Media Group is currently looking for outside sales representatives If you are in sales and are confident in your sales abilities, then this opportunity may be for you. We are looking for energetic Sales Executives with 2+ years of B2B outside sales and business development experience. Territories Available In:™ ™ Panama City™ ™ Chipley ™ ™ Port St. JoeWe are only seeking passionate, positive, driven outside sales professionals. Responsibilities: z Prepare for appointments. All travel is local and typically within a 50 mile radius of your office. z Meet daily with owners of small to medium sized businesses with the goal of marketing and securing business z Conducting our “solutions based” approach to qualifying potential business for new sales leads in between appointments and during networking opportunities z Contacting Sales Coordinator with feedback from appointments and sharing new business lead opportunities. z Reviewing the day’s successes and challenges with your Sales Manager, gaining sales support as appropriate —all administrative support people have a vested interest in your success In our organization, we offer the following to our outside sales Account Executives: Fantastic Benefits and Compensation Program Commissions and Bonus New hire and ongoing training and development Requirements: z At least two years of face-to-face direct sales, outside sales, B2B, Business Development experience z Bachelor’s degree preferred but not necessary. We will consider the right experience over a degree z Highly self-motivated and self-disciplined with ability to work effectively with little or no supervision z Outgoing personality with expertise at developing relationships, particularly with business owners, presidents and CEO’s z Good communicator-excellent listening skills and ability to offer solutions. To apply: Send resume to EOE, Drug Free Workplace Web ID#: 34269124 Text FL69124 to 56654 Sales The News Herald is seeking an innovative and experienced Sales Manager Who will be responsible for leading and creating integrated multi-media sales strategies to drive revenue across multiple platforms. We are seeking a passionate, highly organized team player who will effectively train and motivate the sales team, using sales planners, the 5-step sales process and consistent accountability to drive their success. The Sales Manager will be creative, yet analytical. Responsibilities: z Meets or exceeds sales and revenue goals. z Advocates the methodical & standardized 5-step sales approach to buyers. This approach includes planning & preparing for the call, needs analyses, building a compelling solution, developing and closing an effective sales presentation, and following up to ensure client satisfaction. z Communicates and advocates the company’s vision for a world class sales team, excelling at building active accounts with solutions from a diverse product and services portfolio. Develops and consistently supports staff development by providing clear expectations, tools and training, sales goals, accountability and frequent feedback. z Collaborates with other managers to generate new sales ideas and stays abreast of product and platformchanges. z Develops sales team, striving for world class execution and results. This includes training/coaching, use of data in sales presentations, creating a vision and integrated sales campaigns for the client, producing sales presentations, and using analytics to measure the solution’s ROI for the client. Requirements: z Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience. z Proven record of successful leadership in a goal-oriented, highly accountable environment. z Successful record of team building and leadership. z Excellent organizational and analytical skills. The ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities is essential. z Digital sales experience. Proven digital sales management experiences. z A deep and broad understanding of the market and competition z Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills. z Proficient PC skills including Microsoft applications Excel and Word. In addition, must be well versed in digital sales tools, including job boards, search, email, social marketing and analytics. z Demonstrated innovation, leadership, communication, and staff development skills. Possesses ability to coach and be coached. z Strong ethical standards and integrity are a must. z Understanding of research tools is a huge plus. z Ensures that the business unit meets and/or exceeds revenue expectations z Proven sales management experience All full-time employees are eligible for health & dental insurance, Life/ AD&D/Long-term disability Insurance, 401k plan, and paid time off. In addition, we offer: Performance/Incentive Based Pay Scale Friendly Team Environment Supportive & Motivating Staff to help you succeed Positive, Professional, and Upbeat work environment We promote from within! Please submit resume and cover letter to EOE, Drug-free workplace Web ID#: 34266362 Text FL66340 to 56654 b) A request by the property owner on the parcel located on 9th Street between Bay Ave and Ave B @ 11 9th Street (R-1/Single Family Residence), more specifically described as Block 36, SE of Lot 7 & all of Lot 8 for a 5 ‘ variance of the required 5 ‘ side and 5 ‘ rear setbacks to replace an existing 7 ‘ x 10.5 ‘ non-conforming garage with construction of a 28 ‘ x 14.6 ‘ new garage and also a 5 ‘ variance of the required 5 ‘ side and 5 ‘ rear setbacks to replace an existing screened building an non-conforming tin shed with construction of a 10.5 ‘ x 29 ‘ boat shed. Both of these structures encroach at the rear of the property into the adjacent public alley right-of way approximately 6 ‘ Side setbacks requested are 0 ‘ (on the side lot line). The Apalachicola Land Development Code allows for variance when special circumstances, conditions and/or undue hardships are determined. All interested parties are encouraged to attend and be heard with respect to this request. For further information, contact Revena Ramsey with the Apalachicola Administrative and Community Development Office, 1 Avenue E, Apalachicola, Florida 850-653-9319. November 7, 14, 2013 96341T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 13000266CAAXMX U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR STARM 2007-2, Plaintiff, vs. PAUL DAGNESE, et al, Defendant(s) NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGSPROPERTY TO: PAUL DAGNESE: ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 5550 CHELSEN WOOD DRIVE DULUTH, GA 30097 DIVERSIFIED EXECUTIVE CRESTVIEW LLC: ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: C/O PAUL DAGNESE; MANAGER 5550 CHELSEN WOOD DRIVE DULUTH, GA 30097 Residence unknown and if living, including any unknown spouse of the Defendant, if remarried and if said Defendant is dead; his/her respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors; lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant; and the aforementioned named Defendant and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendant and such of the unknown name Defendant as may be infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property to-wit: LOT 15, BAY COVE VILLAGE, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5 AT PAGE 18 AND 19 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. more commonly known as: 2035 TURPENTINE TRL, ST. GEORGE ISLAND, FL 32328 This action has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, to it on the Plaintiff’s attorney, FLORIDA FORECLOSURE ATTORNEYS, PLLC, whose address is 601 Cleveland Street, Suite 690, Clearwater, FL 33755, on or before 30 days after date of first publication, and file the original with the Clerk of the Circuit Court before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 31st day of October, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson FRANKLIN County Clerk By: Terry Creamer Deputy Clerk November 14, 21, 2013 96359T PUBLIC NOTICE Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) Planning Committee to Meet November 26, 2013 The Franklin County LMS Planning Committee/ Work Group will meet at 3 PM on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at the Franklin County Emergency Management Office. The County encourages any interested citizens and business owners to attend and provide input. The Committee guides the preparation of the Franklin County LMS, which serves as a plan to reduce the community’s long-term risk for protecting people and property from the affects of natural disasters and to build a safer and stronger community. Please contact the Franklin County Emergency Management Department at: (850) 653-8977 for more information. November 14, 2013 96423T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011-CA-000323 CENTENNIAL BANK, an Arkansas banking corporation authorized to transact business in Florida Plaintiff, vs. DAVID KELLEY a/k/a M. DAVID KELLEY; TAMMIE KELLEY a/k/a TAMMIE PARISH; SERVICE CASKET COMPANY; CAPITAL ONE BANK; JAMES R. HEATH, JR. and, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF TREASURYINTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Franklin County, Florida, described as follows, to-wit: Lots 4 and 5 in Block Three (3) known as Block C, Range Six (6) in Pickett’s Addition to Carrabelle, Florida, being 120 feet by 100 feet more or less, together with all improvements. It is hereby recited that Block Three (3) above is also and was formerly known as Block C in Range Six (6) of Pickett’s Addition to Carrabelle, lying and being in Franklin County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the Lobby, Second Floor in the Courthouse of Franklin County, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 12th day of December, 2013. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNERS AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated this 30th day of September, 2013. Franklin County Clerk of Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk November 14, 21, 2013 Matching couch, loveseat & chair. All recline. End tables & lamps. 850-445-1212. Apalachicola: Corner of Hwy 98 & Prado. Continuous Garage Sale Antiques, Fine China & Artwork, Designer Clothes. Great Prices! Thurs-Sun 9am-3pm Other times by Appt 653-3270 Text FL71382 to 56654 Eastpoint: 883 CC Land Rd. Sat, Nov 16th 7am-? Yard SaleClothing, all sizes (winter and summer), wicker, household items, tools, appliances, stack washer and dryer. A little bit of everything. Text FL72078 to 56654 Weekly Inside Yard Sale Thurs, Fri., & Sat. 9am -3pm 299 Tallahassee St. Eastpoint. txt FL70615 to 56554 GUN SHOW Pensacola FAIRGROUNDSNovember 16th & 17th SAT. 9-5 & SUN. 10-4 FREE PARKING Info. (407) 275-7233 Text FL71257 to 56654 Legal Legal Secretary Busy law firm seeking legal secretary. Send resumes to: PO Box 692, Panama City, FL 32402. Web ID#: 34272226 Medical/Health Franklin Co. Domestic Violence Counselor For Refuge House Region 1. Franklin County. If you’re interested, please visit our website at: to see the postion description. Contact Charlotte Arons at 850-922-6062 for information. Web ID 34271630 Medical/Health RN’s Join the rewarding field of correctional nursing! You’ll find autonomy, variety, stability and flexibility in this ambulatory setting. Corizon has positions available at Franklin Correctional Facility in Carrabelle, FL. We are currently looking for Full Time, Part Time and PRN RN’s. Call to learn why correctional nursing could be the refreshing change you need! We offer competitive pay plus an excellent benefit package that includes generous paid days off and so much more! For more info, contact: Tracy Mazuranic 1-800-222-8215 x9553 tracy .mazuranic@cori or Quick Apply online (under the job opportunities link). www EOE/AAP/DTR Carrabelle Cove Apartments Taking Applications Now Available: 1, 2 and 3 br, Handicap Apts. Laundry facilities on site, W/S included in rent, CH&A and window coverings provided. On site management Office. Rental assistance available. Income restrictions apply, reasonable accommodation. Carrabelle Cove Apartments 807 Gray Ave #33 Carrabelle, FL 32322 850-697-2017 TDD711 This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer Text FL71777 to 56654 St. GeorgeIsland $175/wk, elec, satellite, garbage incl. Pool tbl. 12’X 65’deck. Beautiful view! 850-653-5319 Carrabelle, FLGulf Side 2 BD/ 1 BA, Furnished, $450mo. Plus Utilities & $450 Dep., Pets OK W/Deposit Call 850-567-3375 Text FL70881 to 56654 1BR Cottage850-643-7740 Text FL62204 to 56654 Apalachicola -3 br, 1 ba. 261 25th Street. 6 mo to 1 yr lease. $750 mo + $500 dep. Call 850-370-6001 East Point Carrabelle 900 sq ft Designer, 1Br, Open Plan, Jacuzzi, Washer & Dryer, Satellite, Secluded, 1/2 mile from Beach. $420 month. Proof of income required. 954-816-7004 Text FL71079 to 56654 St. George Island -2 br, 1 ba, Canal view. All utilities incl. 6 mo to 1 yr lease. $1300 mo + $500 dep 850-370-6001 St. George Island, 3 Br 2 Bath, Furnished Contemporary Home, with Gulf View, 12 month Lease, $1,600 mo, w/o utilities, 813-631 0344 3 Bdrm, 1 Bath Mobile Home. $600 per month 622 Ridge Rd Eastpoint 850-653-5763 Carrabelle Beach 2 & 1/2 acre property, incl. W/S/E with small mobile home. 24x24 carport, and 8x16 shed. Asking $73,000. Call (850) 524-1257 If you didn’t advertise here, you’re missing out on potential customers.


Local A12 | The Times Thursday, November 14, 2013 O u r l o ca l r e a l e s t a t e e x p e r t s h a v e i d e n t i e d w h a t t h e y f e el a r e t h e b e s t v a l u e s a r o u n d a n d a r e o e r i n g t h e m t o y o u i n Re a l E s t a t e P i c k s ( I n t h i s s e c t i o n ) D i s c o v e r t h e b e s t r e a l e s t a t e v a l u e s i n M e x i c o B e a c h P o r t S t Jo e A p a l a c h i c ol a C a p e Sa n Bl a s, S t G e o r g e I s l a n d C a r r a b el l e an d s u r r o u n din g are a s R eal E sta t e P icks Best V alues on the Forgotten Coast John Shelby Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www .sgirealty .com MLS# 250458 $250,000 A palachicola B A YFR ONT L OT A unique opportunity to o wn a Ba y F r ont lot in the Historic South Side this pristine lot pr o vides vie ws acr oss A palachicola Ba y to St. Geor ge Island, The Cut, the Miles St. V incent’ s Island, measur es 240 x 115 (.63 acr e), on a dead end guar antees pri v acy John Shelby Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www .sgirealty .com MLS# 249406 $229,000 A palachicola I MMA CU LA TE L Y MAIN T AIN E D 3 BR, 2 B A, tastefull y furnished & decor a ted, r ecentl y r eno v a ted, r enished har d w ood oors & ne w upscale kitchen a ppliances r eplace Florida r oom, pa tio spacious back y ar d, co v er ed par king, stor a ge b uild ing, pr operty occupies six lots F r ed Mey er Str eet 4 51 6 6 0 6 J o h n S h e l b y B r o k e r 8 0 0 3 4 4 7 5 7 0 8 5 0 9 2 7 4 7 7 7 w w w s g i r e a l t y c o m MLS# 250438 $120,000 St. George Island EAST END L OT H i g h a n d d r y o n e a c r e l o c a t e d i n p r iv a t e g a t e d C a r a B a y E s t a t e s v i e w s o f t h e G u l f o f M e x i c o B e a c h a c c e s s i s f a s t a n d e a s y a m e n i t i e s i n c l u d e C o m m u n i t y D o c k B o a t S l i p & 3 5 0 0 l b c a p a c i t y s l i n g b o a t l i f t E a s t G u l f B e a c h D r iv e L i s t e d b y M i c h a e l B i l l i n g s 8 5 0 5 4 5 5 8 5 2 w w w c o a s tal r e al t y i n f o c o m T h i s 3 B D /2 B A h o m e i s c u t e a s a b u t t o n a n d h a s g r e a t p o s s i b i l i t i e s P l e n t y o f r o o m t o s t o r e a b o a t C a r r a b e l l e R i v e r i s w i t h i n v i e w o f f r o n t y a r d ; 1 /2 b l o c k f r o m r i v e r T i l e t h r ou ghou t hou s e P a n t r y a n d la un dr y i n k i t c he n w i t h s t o r a g e. G r e a t s t a r t e r h o m e o r a w e e k e n d s h i n g c o t t a g e. / ) ''4 +'42) 5 $ + 4 4 5 2 2 + & 5 + + 2 5 4 % ) + ) 4 + 4 0 + 5 + 0 + ( 2 4 2 0 3 1 2 1 ) ) + + # 4 ) + ( + 1 2 1 + + & % + 1 + 1 + + % % + ( 4 + 1 0 2 % + ) 2 ( 4 2 2 2 1 + 5 ( 4 + 2 2 4 4 + ) + 2 1 + 1 + + ( + 5 /%/% & ,,% ) ''4+'42 ) 5 0 + + ( + 5 4 ) 2 2 + 2 + ) 5 5 2 + + 4 4 2 1 + ( 3 1 4 + 2 2 0 + 3 2 )1 + ' 4 4 ( 1 + 4 ) + 1 + 4 + + 4 2 1 )1 + ) (2 + 2 4 + 4 2 ) + 0 2 + ) + 1 + # + + 5' + 2 + 2 1 4 + ) + 2 4 2 0 ' 2 2 0 5 2 1 )3 + 2 + # 2 0 1 0 1 John Shelby Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www .sgirealty .com MLS# 250351 $629,000 Eastpoint MA GNOLIA BL UFFS B A YFR ONT W at e r v i e w s f ro m e ve r y ro o m 1 0 ’ c e i l i n g s c ro w n m o l d i n g r e p l a c e h a r d w o o d o o r s & t i l e 3 B R 2 1 / 2 B A m a s s i ve M B R l a r g e o p e n d e c k & 2 n d o o r b a l c o n y g a r a g e s e p a r at e s t o r a g e b l d g m at u r e l a n d s c ap i n g D E E P W A T E R d o c k & p i e r N o r t h B a y S h o r e D r i ve T his c ust om designed home in the pr estigious Magnolia B a y ga t ed c ommunit y S unr oom, scr eened & open por ches hot tub o MBR suit e lar ge mast er tiled ba th w/ open sho w er and gar den tub detached gar age gas r eplac e gr anit e c oun t er t ops stainless k it chen, wine c ooler built-in c orner c abinets A menities include c ommunit y dock pool t ennis c our ts Main living ar ea & mast er on 1st oor w/guestr ooms upstairs f or priv ac y w/ priv a t e por ch. S himmering S ands R ealty STE VE HARRIS C ell: 850-890-1971 st e v e@st e v esisland .com w w w .288magnoliaba y dr .com w w w .st e v esisland .com By Tevis Page Special to the Times Last week went by so slowly, until Friday afternoon, when 23 students were escorted onto a bus and taken over to the Apalachicola Seafood Grill and Chocolate Factory. We were excused from classes and got free lunch including a dessert. It was a nice treat for receiving all A’s on our rst report card. These students included sixth grader Kt Nessly; seventh grader Jessica Rudd; eighth grader Josie Kriss; freshmen Astrid Ramirez, Holly Chambers, Jackson Copley, Jayla Alley, Kacey Howard, Ann Reeder, Melody Hateld, Thomas Copley, Emily Crosby, Tyanna Townsend and Allie Kirvin; juniors Aaliyah West, Austin Carter, Chaseon Taranto, Samantha Marxsen, and Brooke Frye; and seniors Amber Adkins, Austin Martina, Josie Turner, Lea Venable and Tevis Page. The day ended on the last football game. Senior Night was also underway; Football players, Alex Causey, Kyle Hathcox, Christian Jones, and Logan McLeod were recognized along with the senior cheerleaders, Haleigh Ming, Marlyn Lee, Ashley Carroll and Jessica Shields. Deborah Dempsey, Laura Gallegos, Brook Pittman, and Bria Walker were also recognized for their participation in the Flag Corps. This week began with the 95th anniversary of Veterans Day. The Apalachicola Bay Charter School and The Franklin County School were both in attendance when the men in uniform explained the true meaning of Veterans Day. They explained that the name was originally Armistice Day, and was used as a day to remember those who had lost their life in World War I, the Great War. Today’s denition has greatly changed from the original perception, and is now known as Veteran’s Day, a day to remember and thank veterans that have served in times of war and peace. The program that took place on Monday at the Franklin County School was a delight and honor to all who attended. Elementary students from both schools performed songs, such as “God Bless America” and “The Star Spangled Banner.” The songs, bells, and pure patriotism brought tears and chilled the spines of many who attended. The student body would like to send out special thanks to all the veterans who gave so much to keep us free, and the faculty and staff that made the program possible. “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) Who’s on a 563foot-high monument 17 miles from Mt. Rushmore? Crazy Horse, Roger Maris, Geronimo, Irving Berlin 2) Vidalia, Georgia, famed for its sweet onions is in what county? Vidalia, Garlic, Salad, Toombs 3) What’s the nationality of actress Catherine Zeta-Jones? Welch, American, Polish, Brazilian 4) Whose name at birth was Maurice Mickelwhite? Dustin Hoffman, Keith Urban, Michael Caine, David Bowie 5) What sport is ordinarily played in Louis Armstrong Stadium? Football, Soccer, Baseball, Tennis 6) Which continent has the desolate Elephant Island? Asia, Europe, Africa, Antarctica 7) What’s the international radio code word for the letter “T”? Tom, Tower, Tango, Tulip 8) Which of these is also known as the “White Plague”? Gout, Tuberculosis, Whooping cough, Scarlet fever 9) Whose two known moons are called Phobos and Deimos? Venus, Jupiter, Mars, Saturn 10) Which city was named from the Algonquin word meaning “onion-place”? Boston, Seattle, Chicago, Dallas 11) What trail reaches its northernmost point atop Mt. Katahdin? Appalachian, Oregon, Santa Fe, Stonecold 12) What South African golfer is nicknamed “The Goose”? Raymond Gosler, Retief Goosen, Marion Lanford, Tony Siragusa 13) Whose name at birth was John Sanford? John Stamos, Ted Koppel, Don Rickles, Redd Foxx 14) What is a walrus’ ribazuba? Ivory, Nest, Flippers, Eyelashes ANSWERS 1) Crazy Horse. 2) Toombs. 3) Welch. 4) Michael Caine. 5) Tennis. 6) Antarctica. 7) Tango. 8) Tuberculosis. 9) Mars. 10) Chicago. 11) Appalachian. 12) Retief Goosen. 13) Redd Foxx. 14) Ivory. Trivia Fun Wilson Casey WC@Trivia A MORNING VISI tT OR Bringing delight and honor to all HAWK TALK L OIS OIS SS W O O B O O DA | The Times The Apalachicola Times ofces were the temporary stop for what appeared to be a Cooper’s hawk Monday morning. The bird ew around for about an hour, before it posed for its picture and then ew out the open doors. Go Hawks!