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xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx 50¢ WWW.APALACHTIMES.COM Phone: 850-653-8868 Web: apalachtimes.com E-mail: dadlerstein@star .com Fax: 850-653-8893 Circulation: 800-345-8688 DEADLINES FOR NEXT WEEK: School News & Society: 11 a.m. Friday Real Estate Ads: 11 a.m. Thursday Legal Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Display Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Line Ads: 5 p.m. Monday xxxxx Contact Us xxxxx Out to see Index By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes lswoboda@star .com Nobody stood up in support of proposed military use of Tate’s Hell State Forest during a Dec. 12 town hall meeting in Apalachicola. The meeting was organized by the Florida Forest Service in partnership with the Air Force, but the only uniforms in evidence were worn by clean cut foresters. The Air Force sent two civilian representatives, Mike Penland, deputy director for range and airspace sustainment at Eglin Air Force Base, and John Mathers, project director for Gulf Regional Airspace Strategic Planning (GRASI). People began trickling into the meeting room 20 minutes before the scheduled time, 6 p.m. When the meeting began, there were 43 participants present, not counting forest service and Air Force staff. By the break, about 60 were present, considerably fewer than the 200 who turned up in August for an Air Force scoping meeting, but most of them still as adamant the Air Force was not welcome in the forest. The meeting was opened by Ken Weber, the state forest’s rst manager. “We don’t often get people together like this to discuss the forest, so I just want to thank you for turning out tonight,” he said. Weber said no decision had been made about military use of the forest. He said the town hall meeting was to discuss a memo of understanding that might lead to a memo of agreement. W-I-N-N-E-R Myers spells best at county bee By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com When Georjanna Myers grows up, and if her ambition to be a cardiologist should come to fruition, she might recall the “diagnosis” that enabled her to win the county spelling bee. This is because that was the word that won it for the Apalachicola Bay Charter School eighth-grader when she bested the eld of 20 elementary and middle school students to take the top prize Dec. 12. Myers had to contend with a challenge from ABC sixth-grader Cade Juno, who was the last student standing between her and the title entering the sixth and nal round. State: No decision yet on GRASI County plans scaled down Weems expansion By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com If nancing can be obtained next year, Weems Memorial Hospital is on course to embark on a $10.2 million expansion, about half the size of the $20 million to $25 million rebuild talked about in recent years. Following input from county commissioners and the hospital board at a joint workshop earlier this fall, Weems CEO Ray Brownsworth has further pared down the project from its most recent $14 million price tag. Drawings from the Sarasota architectural rm of TRO Jung | Brannen show PHOTOS BY DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times ABC School eighth-grader Georgjanna Myers won the district spelling bee Dec. 12. See SPELLING A2 See WEEMS A2 Carrabelle Christmas By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com It was a dark and stormy night Saturday in Carrabelle, threatening the Christmas spirit. But no matter. The organizers of this year’s Boat Parade of Lights & Holiday On The Harbor simply moved the event to Sunday night, and it came off wonderfully. A chill was in the air as 15 boats, each decorated with lights, delighted onlookers from the shore, and once it was complete, the sky blazed with reworks. “We think for having it rescheduled we did lose about ve boats that weren’t able to stay for Sunday,” said Sheila Hauser, with the Carrabelle Chamber of Commerce, which oversaw the parade. “Two pontoon boats, a sailboat and two smaller boats, 25-footers.” She said the decision to postpone was made by Hauser and Chamber Director Suzanne Zimmerman in consultation with Capt. Russell Cahoon with Towboat US, who has led the parade for more than two decades. “We decided to reschedule it because of inclement weather coming in, for safety reasons basically,” Hauser said. The decision did cut into the success of the Holiday on the Harbor festivities, organized by Carrabelle Cares, the Carrabelle Waterfront Partnership and the city. “Before the rain we had a huge number of vendors and we ended up with a few,” said Tamara Allen, the partnership’s program manager. “Everybody begged off because of the weather. It was impaired a lot by the rain. PHOTOS BY DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times TOP: A mermaid topped the boat piloted by Capt. Chester Reese. BELOW LEFT: Solomon D’Ambrosio, son of Meghan Shiver, tells his wishes to Santa. BELOW RIGHT: The FSU marine lab’s 65-foot catamaran blared the Seminole war chant. Rescheduled boat parade oats through See CARRABELLE A5 See GRASI A5 Opinion . . . . . . A4 Society . . . . . . A6 Faith . . . . . . . A7 Outdoors . . . . . A8 Tide Chart . . . . . A8 Sports . . . . . . A9 Classi eds . . . A12-A13 Yuletide in Eastpoint A2 VOL. 128 ISSUE 34 Thursday, December 19, 2013 Government of ces to close for holidays Carrabelle City Hall will be closed Dec. 24-25 and will be open only until noon on New Year’s Eve and closed on New Year’s Day. Both the Franklin County Courthouse and Apalachicola city of ces will be closed Dec. 24-26, as well as New Year’s Day. The Apalachicola Municipal Library will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 24 and 26, and closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Days. The county libraries in Eastpoint and Carrabelle will be closed Dec. 24-26 and on New Year’s Day. New Year’s Eve bon re on island From 8 p.m. to midnight Dec. 31 at Lighthouse Park, 1 East Gulf Beach Drive, ring in the New Year with a bon re on the St. George Island beach. A deejay will play rock and roll music for everyone’s entertainment and dancing pleasure. Call 927-2229 for more information. Trivia continues as usual at Tapas The Tapas Bar on Market Street in Apalachicola will host its regular trivia match at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24. Forget Christmas Eve! We’re obsessive compulsive! Come join us. Tallahassee Swing Band at the Dixie What an exciting way to start the season! Making their Dixie Theatre debut, this big band ensemble has been playing the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s classics and more for 24 years. Join us Jan. 4, and tap, dance and sway to your heart’s content. The Dixie Theatre is at 21 Ave. E in Apalachicola, For more information, call 653-3200.

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Santa’s visit once again was arranged with the help of local businessman Rex Pennycuff, who patiently assisted the jolly old elf in giving the children the attention they deserved. Representatives of Centennial Bank handed out chocolate milk and cookies to make the anticipation even more enjoyable — By DAVID ADLERSTEIN Juno had spelled “hazard” right earlier, and before that “belladonna,” but this time the word “isobar” tripped him up. Myers, who in the previous round advanced with the word “guitar,” this time nailed “topi cal” and then the championship word, a medi cal term, to earn a berth in the Big Bend Spell ing Bee on Feb. 8 at the Aquilina Howell Student Services Center in Tallahassee. The champion of that spelling bee wins an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. “I like science,” said the straight-A student. “I want to be a cardiologist, or a neurologist.” Myers said she studied some for the bee, mainly with fellow eighth-grade ABC school win ner Savannah Montgomery on their way to the district nals in the media center of the Franklin County School. Myers, who learns language arts with middle school teacher Tanya Joanos, said her favorite subject is reading, and she likes mainly ction, especially mysteries. “I like to read in the living room; that’s the best place,” Myers said. “No one can bother me.” She’s enjoyed the “Hunger Games” trilogy and is now poring through “The Book Thief,” a best-selling adventure tale of a 9-year-old girl who makes her way through World War II Ger many by stealing books. “I like it when it leaves you waiting for more,” she said. Myers, daughter of Belinda Lockley and Hen ry Myers, said Joanos also “makes us write a lot,” an excellent way to learn to master the spelling of words. She took a moment after her win to say “thank you to my mama and to my school.” In addition to Myers, Montgomery and Juno, representing the charter school were fourthgraders Weston Bockelman and Meredith Alford, fth-graders Jack Vail and Camille Davis, sixthgrader Camille Williams and seventh-graders Dajon Penamon and Kevin Flores. The Franklin County School was represented by fourth-graders Rachel Rudd and Brianna Sut cliffe, fth-graders Carson Stulsky and Gavyn Padilla, sixth-graders Keondre Sewell and Jesse Ray, seventh-graders Ethan Riley and Makenzie Shuman, and eighth-graders Harper Westbook and Josie Kriss. Judging this year’s bee, which was coordinat ed by high school language arts teacher Callie Nichols, was retired librarian Susan Clementson, retired Apalachicola postmaster Judy Stokowski and Dr. Gregory Wynot, a retired psychologist who is a civilian rearms instructor at Gulf Coast State College. The bee’s pronouncer was Apala chicola librarian Caty Greene. current plans to add about 8,000 square feet to be used as a four-room emergency department, complete with a new imaging suite with CT scan. The existing hospital would be renovated, in cluding a new roof and new utilities. The private wing that now features 25 beds, many in shared units, would be transformed into only private rooms, each with a toilet and shower. The campus’ outside aesthetics also would be upgraded. Rooms now used for the Weems West clinic would nd new uses, with clinic services moved to the adjacent former health department build ing, which most recently was leased by the county to Dr. Stephen Miniat. The hospital has ex pended $40,000 in renovat ing Miniat’s former ofces, which are now used for one full-time provider and a part-time provider. The plan is to have it serve two full-time practitioners and a part-time one, likely a vis iting orthopedic specialty group that can see patients several days a month. Brownsworth said the $10.2 million could cover the cost of the entire proj ect. The hospital long has planned to seek nanc ing from the U.S. Depart ment of Agriculture’s rural construction arm, at an interest rate of about 4.5 percent. The CEO said plans are also to look into possible nancing through private channels, or from the fed eral government’s Depart ment of Housing and Ur ban Development. Applica tion would be made within six months, he said, with construction completed sometime in 2016. Brownsworth said of the money currently ear marked for capital im provements out of the one-cent health care sales tax, about 90 percent of the $57,000 monthly infusion would go toward paying off construction debt. An other $10,000 is spent each month on funding the clinic services. In search of a new provider The infrastructure plans come at a time of changes within the Weems West clinic. Susan Hardin, the advanced registered nurse practitioner, has had to step aside because of a decision by Medicare to no longer allow her to bill for her ARNP services. Brownsworth said Medicare’s decision came because of a “technical vio lation” that Hardin had not completed the necessary master’s level courses mandated as of 2002. He said Hardin, fully licensed as an ARNP since 1995, re mains in good standing as a practitioner. The problem is she be lieved herself to be grand fathered in when the rule change was made a decade ago, Brownsworth said, and Medicare did not in dicate a problem over the last 11 years. “She does a great job,” he said. “We don’t want to lose her.” Brownsworth said he is looking for a practitio ner to replace Hardin, as she continues to look into how to earn the necessary credits or secure a waiver from Medicare. Beginning this week, duties at Weems West are being divided up between Dana Whaley, ARNP, and Dr. Eugene Charbonneau. Hours are 8 to 5 p.m. Tues day through Friday. He said Whaley and Charbonneau have been seeing about 20 to 25 pa tients per day at Weems East in Carrabelle, while Weems West has only been attracting about eight to 10 patients per day. He said he expects the clinic’s vol ume in Apalachicola to rise once renovation is fully complete on Miniat’s for mer ofces. WEEMS from page A1 SP eE LLING from page A1 Eastpoint crowd brings Christmas alive TOP LEFT: Mya Huckeba as Mary and Wyatt Crum as Joseph helped lead the oat from High Calling Church. TOP RIGHT: Nasya Wagner and daughter Debbie wait to see Santa. BOTTOM LEFT: Brooklyn Pumphrey rests for a spell as she waits for Santa. BOTTOM RIGHT: Three young men dream of Christmas. PHOTOS BY DAVID ADLERST ST EIN | the Times Thursday, December 19, 2013 DAVID ADLERST ST EIN | The Times Weems CEO Ray Brownsworth holds the architectural renderings of the original expansion, top, and the scaled-down plans. See the renderings at www. apalachtimes.com

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If you would like to make an impression with a less-than-ordinary meal, use traditional family dishes as a starting point for your special menu, then add seasonal spices to easy-to-prepare dishes to create a holiday feast that your family and friends will talk about for weeks. Spices are native to warm, tropical climates and are obtained from roots, owers, fruits, seeds, or bark. Adding “holiday” spices to your recipes will add just the right amount of Christmas charm along with a rich, warm avor and aroma that enhances many dishes. Spices do come with some health benets. The greatest being that spices serve as avorful alternatives to salt, fat, and sugar without adding any extra calories to meals. Instead of adding sugar to oatmeal, sweet potatoes, and desserts, try adding spices like cinnamon and allspice. For savory meals, replace salt with spices like black pepper, cumin, and dill seed. Try avoring foods with spices instead of using breading, gravies, and sauces. Seasoning meats with spices and cooking them on the grill are healthy alternatives to frying and easy, avorful ways to reduce fat intake. Adopting changes like these can help reduce sodium, fat, and sugar in your diet. How long will these spices last in your kitchen? Dried spices never actually spoil, but their avor and aroma fade over time. They should be stored in a cool, dry place in tight containers and away from heat. When cooking, keep the container away from steaming pots to avoid exposure to moisture. Ground spices, such as paprika, cinnamon, and nutmeg, can be kept for 2–3 years. Cinnamon sticks, peppercorns, and any other whole spices can be used for up to 5 years. Always use small amounts to start with when adding spices. When adding spices to foods that are served cold, it is important to refrigerate the food for a few hours to ensure that the avors of the spices are well absorbed. Now you know using spices is a great way to reduce sodium, sugar, and fat in your diet while adding bold new avors. It’s a good idea to plan your meals before going to the grocery store so that you know which spices you will need. Use the advice above to keep seasonings fresh and avorful. The examples listed above are just a snapshot of possible uses, so be creative! Follow these tips, and you will spice up your cooking in no time. Melanie G. Taylor, an extension agent for family and consumer sciences in Gulf County, is assisting with extension agent duties for Franklin County. SOME TRADITIONAL HOLIDAY sS PICE sS Cinnamon: Comes from the dried bark of the cinnamon tree. It is pungently sweet, and comes in dried sticks or ground powder. Recommended for breads, cakes, chicken, coffee, cookies, pork, spiced beverages, sweet potatoes, squash, tea, yogurt (often paired with allspice, cloves and nutmeg). Nutmeg: Comes from the seeds of the nutmeg tree, it is warm, spicy and sweet. Recommended for applesauce, baked goods, beverages, cheese dishes, cream dishes, desserts, ground meats, pies, sauces, soups, stews, and many vegetables. Ginger: Comes from the roots of the ginger plant, and has a mix of pepper and sweetness avor. Can be found as a dried powder or freshly grated from root. Recommended for beets, beverages, breads, cakes, cheese dishes, chutneys, cookies, curries, dipping sauce, dressings, meat, poultry, soups, stews and yellow vegetables. Cloves: Comes from the dried ower buds of the clover tree and have a sweet or bittersweet avor. Recommended for baked goods, beets, chili sauces, cookies, curries, fruit sauces/syrups, gingerbread, squash and tomato sauces. Allspice: Comes from the dried, unripe berry of the Pimenta dioica plant (a tropical evergreen tree). It is Pungent and fragrant (ground allspice releases aromatic notes reminiscent of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves). Recommended for meats, jerk seasoning paste, marinades for chicken and pork, stews, roasts, soups, barbecue and tomato sauces, roasted vegetables, rice, applesauce, fruit compote and oatmeal cookies. Spice up your holiday meals By Terry Kemp Special to the Times Something new has been added to Lighthouse Park, a majestic 40-foot agpole with a 10-foot yardarm that now displays the colors in front of the keeper’s house. The nautical-style agpole, a common feature of light stations under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Lighthouse Service and the Coast Guard, has long been planned as a nishing touch to the park. The St. George Lighthouse Association board of directors opted for the nautical style instead of a single-mast pole in keeping with the style of pole frequently seen at military locations. The agpole was partially funded by donations in memory of island resident Jim Lambert, who passed away earlier this year. A small plaque in his memory will be installed at the site. While temporary American and Florida ags have been acquired to y on the pole, State Sen. Bill Montford has agreed to provide US and state ags that have own over the State Capitol in Tallahassee. A lighthouse ag will also be added to the yardarm. A formal dedication ceremony is planned for next year. SGLA lifetime patron and recently retired USCG Chief Mark Vail was instrumental in doing the research for the selection of the pole and coordinated the installation. LOILOI S SWO O B ODA ODA | The Times New agpole at the lighthouseLOILOI S SWO O B ODA ODA | The Times There were luminary hijinks on the Apalachicola River Friday night when a group of local boaters staged an impromptu procession/ bar crawl they named the rst ever “River of Lights Booze Cruise.” Grayson Shepard said the plan was formed during a discussion at a social gathering last week. The only bar open on the river this week was the Roseate Spoonbill Lounge so, after parading to the Mill Pond and back, the revelers paused for a refresher and a quick rumba on Jerry Weber’s houseboat and then crawled to the Spoonbill for more of the same. Five boats, including Jay Kannuck’s in photo above, participated in this year’s spectacle. Organizers say it will be bigger and better next year. AA PALACHICOLA bB OATsS DE bB UT ‘ bB OOZE CRUI sS E’ Local The Times | A3 Thursday, December 19, 2013

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USPS 027-600 Published every Thursday at 129 Commerce St. Apalachicola, FL 32329 Publisher: Roger Quinn Editor: Tim Croft POSTMASTER: Send address change to: The Apalachicola Times P.O. Box 820 Apalachicola, FL 32329 Phone 850-653-8868 PERIODICAL RATE POSTAGE PAID AT APALACHICOLA, FL 32329 WEEKLY PUBLISHING SUBSCRIPTIONS PAYABLE IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY $24.15 year — $15.75 six months OUT OF COUNTY $34.65 year — $21 six months Home delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. TO ALL ADVERTISERS In case of error or omissions in advertisements, the publishers do not hold themselves liable for damage further than the amount received for such advertisement. The spoken word is given scant attention; the printed word is thoughtfully weighed. The spoken word barely asserts; the printed word thoroughly convinces. The spoken word is lost; the printed word remains. Circulation: 1-800-345-8688 Formerly The Apalachicola Times O PINION www.apalachtimes.com Thursday, December 19, 2013 A Page 4 Section Shortly after I returned to the Franklin County community in 2010, I put myself forward as a potential member of the board of directors at George E. Weems Memorial Hospital. I knew this community service would be challenging for me. In addition to my primary responsibilities to my wife and two children, I had pressing duties as a pastor, at Fellowship Baptist Church, in Carrabelle, an assistant professor of criminal justice at Liberty University, and my soon-to-be opened law practice, which is now a full-time position with the state of Florida as a criminal defense attorney. On the other hand, I love Weems. The facility had a part in saving my grandmother’s life by providing life-saving services for her when transport to Tallahassee or Panama City was not possible because of the urgent care she needed. Therefore, I determined that investing my time in the hospital was needful and in fact God’s will for my life. I assumed my duties upon the recommendation of the Weems board of directors and the unanimous rati cation of the county commission. Since that time I have enjoyed my service and look forward to continuing it as long as the county commissioners believe my service is helpful to the Weems organization. For a number of months our primary task as a board was to search out, interview and offer employment to a person quali ed to serve as the chief executive of cer of the hospital. After reviewing many resumes and conducting interviews both in person and electronically, the board recommended to the county commission that we extend an offer of employment as Weems’ CEO to Ray Brownsworth. In the end he assumed the position, and relocated his family to Apalachicola. He and his wife, Lori, purchased a home, engaged in our community and immediately began to communicate their longterm commitment to our hospital and community. Over time, Ray has proven himself to be a person dedicated to the Weems system. He is professional in his conduct and personable in his interaction with stakeholders in our hospital and community. As a member of the board, I hold him in the highest regard. Presently, Ray is making dif cult choices at the hospital and its associated clinics. His primary charges as he came to Weems have been rst, to put the current hospital and clinic operations on a pro table footing and, second, to begin to cast vision for a future which involves the improvement of current operations and the eventual construction of a new hospital. Ray has made great strides toward the primary charges of the hospital board and the county commission; however, this progress has not come without the challenges that accompany great change. He knows the very fabric of Weems must be rewoven if we are to have a pro table, respected and viable institution moving forward. He also knows a new hospital facility will not be constructed unless he continues to make appropriate, necessary and timely changes. The very survival of Weems is at stake here. As a pastor, professor and attorney, my overwhelming experience has been that change cannot be made without cost. Some costs are easily calculated (such as increased payroll in order to have quali ed, competent and expert professionals in place and estimating design/ build construction costs); other costs are not so easy to quantify. There are emotional costs when individuals who cannot adapt to the needed changes come to understand that unless they can change and grow, an organization cannot continue to invest time and money in their employment. There are political costs when decisionmakers must face entrenched stakeholders who cannot adapt to change. Political gures face the choice of the immediate grati cation of the voters who pressure them to resist change because the voter, their friend or a family member is impacted by their dismissal or reassignment in the organization. Finally, there are spiritual costs where individuals unwilling to change make the choice to become “bitter” rather than to accept change as an opportunity to become “better.” These are the costs we as a community must be willing to pay if Weems is to survive. During Ray’s tenure at Weems, he has demonstrated forward thinking leadership, professionalism and kindness at every turn. He is committed to the charges given to him by the Weems board and the county commission at the beginning of his relationship with our hospital. He has demonstrated willingness to pay the costs involved in generating necessary change; however, Ray cannot accomplish the charge which we have given him without our help. My challenge in writing this it to persuade each member of the Weems board to remain rm in their support of Ray as he makes hard, but necessary decisions in order to foster a culture of excellence in the hospital’s organizational structure. As personnel are moved or even dismissed, political pressure will be brought to bear on the individual county commissioners. I urge each commissioner individually and the commission as a whole to resist the temptation to bow to political winds and to stand rm in your support of Ray. He looks to the future, and if Weems is to continue to serve our community the community must likewise look to the future. Considering the total circumstances at our hospital and the political environment generated by a countyowned facility, I must be blunt. If individuals and organizations cannot adapt and change, they will not be effective in service for the future. We live in a changing world. This principle applies to political gures and to all other stakeholders involved in our hospital. One of the reasons I applied to admission to Florida Coastal School of Law was because the religious environment in which I was living was changing. The Bible colleges and schools with which I was associated were becoming accredited where before they had resisted accreditation. I needed an accredited degree to continue to teach in those Bible college environments. Therefore, I earned a juris doctorate from an American Bar Association accredited law school. This gave me the opportunity to teach as I do at Liberty, and, of course, the opportunity to practice law. I had to adapt or be left behind. We need to thank God for Ray’s leadership as CEO of our hospital; he is challenging us to change or be left behind. The question is, “Will our hospital employees, board members, county commissioners and other hospital stakeholders adapt to a changing world or be left behind?” How we follow his leadership will answer that question and will likely determine whether or not Weems survives. Dr. Homer Inman McMillan, II, Esq. is a member of the board of directors of George E. Weems Memorial Hospital. HOMER MCMILLAN II Guest Columnist A matter of Weems surviving Special to the Times For many football fans in Northwest Florida, a ticket to the VIZIO BCS National Championship may be a popular item on wish lists this holiday season. Between now and the game on Jan. 6, thousands of tickets will be listed on classi eds websites, offering buyers little protection from dishonest sellers. The Better Business Bureau serving Northwest Florida is warning consumers to be on the lookout for phony game tickets. “The reason tickets are expensive is because they’re hard to get and the chances of you getting lucky and nding a deal are slim. If an offer sounds much better than it should, such as someone selling tickets for much less than offered elsewhere, it’s probably not on the level,” said Norman Wright, president and CEO of the BBB serving Northwest Florida. To help ensure you don’t get ripped off buying event tickets, your BBB recommends the following: • Be careful buying tickets from someone on the street. When you get to the gate and nd out your tickets aren’t real, the seller will be long gone. • Before buying from an online ticket broker, check out the broker’s BBB Business Review at bbb.org. Make sure the website has a secure payment processing system, usually denoted by “https://” at the start of its website address or URL or a small closed lock icon at the bottom of the screen. • If you buy tickets through an online auction site, choose a seller with a long history of satis ed customers. Scammers can hijack old accounts, so make sure the seller has recently sold other tickets. • Ticket buyers also should be wary of sellers who try to lure buyers from a legitimate site to another site for a “private” transaction. Scammers often want to conduct their business on sites with names that mimic well-known companies but actually are fakes. • If you are buying tickets through an online classi ed ad site, never pay the seller by wire transfer. You will have no way to get your money back if the tickets do not arrive or are counterfeit. For additional information and advice you can trust, start with bbb. org. As many of my patients in Franklin County have noticed, I have not been available to tend to your health care needs, either at Weems Clinic West in Apalachicola or at Weems East in Carrabelle. I assure you, this was not my choice. Unfortunately, the federal government revoked my billing privileges for Medicare and Medicaid patients in October, even though I had these privileges for 12 years without any problems. So for now, Weems cannot bill Medicare or Medicaid for the services I provide, causing a nancial problem for the hospital. I am doing my best to nd a solution to this. I have contacted Congressman Southerland’s of ce to see if there is some way that the government can restore my billing status. If that fails, I may have to return to school to take a few courses required to get my graduate degree in nursing (although I completed all of the courses required for a master’s degree at Florida State University in 1995). In the meantime, know that I have enjoyed serving you these past two years, and when I was at Weems from 2003 through 2006. I regret that circumstances beyond my control have put me in this bind, but I am optimistic that I can work through this in the near future. Be well. Susan Hardin, ARNP Weems nurse practitioner optimistic about return Letter to the EDITOR Use caution when buying championship game tickets It’s the start of a new year, a time of review and re ection for many people. Now is also a good time to look at the Medicare changes that will happen in 2014, and a good time to talk about Medicare as an important source of health coverage for readers who’ll be turning 65. Q. What will 2014 bring for Medicare bene ciaries in terms of changes in out-of-pocket costs? While prices for everything seem to go up every year, the good news for Medicare bene ciaries is that premiums for Medicare Part B will remain the same for 2014, holding steady at $104.90 a month. The Part B deductible also remains unchanged at $147 a year. Q. What if I have Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage? Those with Medicare Part D will see a $15 drop in their deductible, from $325 in 2013 to $310 in 2014. And the “doughnut hole” (coverage gap), which has been getting smaller each year since 2011, will continue to get smaller too. In 2014, the doughnut hole will be $158.75 smaller than it was in 2013, another step closer to the goal of eliminating this coverage gap by 2020. And while you’re in the doughnut hole, you’ll pay less than half (only 47.5 percent) of the cost of name-brand drugs. The discount for generic drugs also goes up this year: People with Part D will pay 72 percent of the cost of generic drugs, down from 79 percent in 2013. Q. What else will 2014 bring for Medicare bene ciaries? The Affordable Care Act added a strong emphasis on preventive care to Medicare. The start of a new calendar year means that a whole range of free preventive services are again available to Medicare bene ciaries. Annual services (those you get once every 12 months) include a wellness visit with your primary care physician, a mammogram or prostate cancer screening, and a u shot. Other preventive services are available for free too, including screenings for abdominal aortic aneurysms, bone mass measurements, and diabetes screenings. A list of free preventive services is available on the Medicare website at http:// tinyurl.com/b3woxsh Q. What if I’m turning 65 in 2014? How do I sign up for Medicare? The answer to that question depends on whether you are getting Social Security bene ts. If you are getting Social Security, you should receive materials from the Social Security Administration (or from the Railroad Retirement Board, if you are a railroad retiree) about your Medicare options a couple of months before your 65th birthday. When you turn 65, you’ll automatically be enrolled in Medicare Parts A and B, with an option to decline Part B. If you want to decline Part B, be careful: Unless you have other health insurance (such as coverage through a spouse’s policy), there’s a big penalty for signing up later. And you should research your options for Medicare Part D so you’re ready to choose a drug plan. If you are not receiving Social Security, you have to proactively sign up for Medicare, with the same options for Part B as just described. Whether you are receiving Social Security or not, you have an alternative to signing up for traditional Medicare: You can sign up for a Medicare Advantage plan instead. Medicare Advantage plans are private plans that include the coverage you’d get under Medicare Parts A and B, and they may include drug coverage too. Your best sources of information on your options are the Social Security website www.ssa. gov/medicareonly or the Medicare website www. medicare.gov. Medicare in 2014: What you need to know RON POLLACK Guest Columnist

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Local The Times | A5 “It was a pretty good community effort I thought,” she said. “I hope we’ll get good weather again so we can have everything. We’ll just wait for next year and hope it will be better.” Senior Services out of Wakulla County, which serves the eastern end of Franklin County’s Meals on Wheels offered food, cook ies and gift baskets made by seniors. The Church of the Ascension sold coffee to raise funds for the food pantry, which had hot cider and cold drinks. The First Baptist Church of Carra belle gave out hot chocolate and water, plus there were homemade goodies prof fered by pastry chef Sally Crown and handmade jew elry by Harriett Beach. Santa Claus was on hand, arranged by Hershell Blanchett, with help from elves Brenda La Paz and Greg Kristofferson. The band lined up for Saturday had to be can celed, but songstress Debi Jordan performed at CQuarters for the third year, offering selections from her new “Christmas Songs” CD. Local businessman Bo May served as chair of the judges committee who reviewed the entries at CQuarters. Publisher Chuck Spicer emceed the event at the marina. Without question, the watercraft that drew the most cheers was the 65-foot catamaran “RV Apalachee,” provided by the Florida State Univer sity Coastal and Marine Laboratory. Its speakers blared the Seminole war chant, and “the crowd went crazy,” Hauser said. The FSU boat took top honors in the division for recreational boars over 40 feet, with second place go ing to Capt. Jim Delveau from Muscatine, Iowa, with the 40-foot trawler “Gray Fox.” Best of Show went to Scott and Rachel Lawley, from Tallahassee, for their 32-foot SeaRay cruiser “Sea Jockey,” which also was the best recreational boat over 30 feet. John and Roberta Bea sley from Port St. Joe, with their 19-foot Key Largo “Baby,” took top honors in the division for recre ational boats under 23 feet, with second place going to Eric and Jake Cichy and American Legion Post 82 for their 19-foot Cape Horn “Reality Escape” and third to Chad Gillikin for his 23foot Proline. The top recreational boat over 24 feet was Tom my Merrell with the Carra belle First Baptist Church Youth and a 28-foot Pro Kat “Knot Ready,” with second going to Eric and Angela Pfeufer from Dockside Marina and Fathom’s Raw Bar for their 24 foot Caro lina Skiff “Eric’s Dream.” In the commercial boat division for those under 20 feet, rst place went to Moorings Marina, which featured Patty Lee and an 18-foot shrimp boat. For those commercial boats over 24 feet, rst went to Natural World Charters, featuring Capt. Chester Reese and Sherry with a 24-foot Morgan “The Ea gle,” and second to Tow Boat US, piloted by Capt. Russell Cahoon and Amy. The Kayak Division Award went to Capt. Tom Herzog. The Marina Chal lenge Award, for the ma rina with the most boats in parade, was given to CQuarters Marina. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission with Charlie Wood was awarded a tro phy for their continuous support in the Captain’s Meeting and their assis tance on the water during the parade. The evening concluded with a spectacular re works display, funded by a $2,500 contribution from the city. “The last scoping meet ing was not that great,” said Penland, who addressed the audience next. That Aug. 29 meeting was marked by hostile objections from the audi ence, particularly about the Air Force’s policy not to address questions at the meeting. Penland said conversa tions with County Com mission Chairman Cheryl Sanders prompted the sec ond assembly and assured the audience no nal deci sion has been made about military exercises. John Browne, land pro grams administrator for the forest service, said Gov. Rick Scott originally had in structed the forest service to negotiate with the Air Force a few years ago. “The rst meeting caused a lot of bad blood. It was a mistake, but it was a mistake caused by follow ing government regula tions,” he said. Browne said the pro cess of negotiation was just beginning and that the draft of the required environmental statement would not be nished until sometime early next year. “All your thoughts are very important. The forest is in your backyard,” he said. No room at Eglin Mathers said the Air Force wanted to use Tate’s Hell because they were running out of room at Eglin. “We have been planning for three years trying to make everything t in the range we had for use,” he said. “We realized we had a set of things in the coming years we would not be able to do as the operational air space needed continues to ramp up.” He said current airspace would be insufcient begin ning in 2015 or 2016. “We are like a basketball team. At some point, they’ve got to practice on the whole eld because that’s where they play the game,” he said. He said activities pro posed for Tate’s Hell were “really not unsafe” and might include low-impact, single-engine planes land ing on roadways; groups of up to 10 vehicles searching for other vehicles at night with no visible headlights; tilt-rotor Osprey aircraft landing on existing heli pads; and small group sur vival training and groups of up to 50 soldiers camping around the helipads for a week at a time. Mathers said the Air Force is studying the use of blank ammunition and smoke grenades in the swamp. He said partici pants would avoid inhab ited recreation sites and other areas, outparcels and historic sites. He said there would be no activity for two hours before sunrise and after sunset during hunt ing season. “If you can see us, we’re doing something wrong,” he said. Mathers said the Air Force had three criteria for choosing a training area: that the site be within 150 miles and no more than a two-hour drive from the base, that exercises be con ducted with low or no im pact to the site and that the owner of the site be a will ing partner in the activity. State Forester Jim Karels said the forest ser vice has its own criteria for activities sanctioned on land they oversee. There must be no more impact than from hikers, hunters and shermen; no impact on other forest users or adjacent land holders; and all use must be in keeping with the service’s 10-year resource policy plan. The plan can be viewed at http://tinyurl. com/m4am66e. “We protect the land, and public access is a big part of what we do,” Karels said. “Military use is part of the multi-use concept. If we can mix the military in, that’s what we’re looking at. I don’t want the people who use this forest upset. This place means a lot to us forest service guys as well. We will walk very slowly in this thing.” Debate about restricted airspace After the initial presen tations and a short break, the audience was allowed to express opinions and ask questions. Initially, Karels asked that presentations be kept to three minutes or less. Mark Nobles, director of Carrabelle’s Thompson Field, was the rst of 12 presenters. He began to comment on air space en croachment, but when he received a warning that he had only 30 seconds left to speak, Sanders spoke up. “This is a meeting to answer questions,” Sand ers said. “I don’t care if I’m here until midnight. This has never been brought up. I want to here what Mark has to say.” The three-minute time limit was dropped for the ensuing presentations. Nobles warned initia tion of war games would in crease restrictions on use of local air space. “You’re going to be dropping some body’s children out of heli copters. You’d have to put in restricted airspace,” he said. Nobles said use of air space in the Panhandle is already complicated. Pen land agreed but said there would be no airspace asso ciated with the war games. “I don’t know how you can drop my child from a helicopter when anybody can y though it,” Nobles said. Restriction of air trafc because of war games was a theme in several presen tations. Charles Brannan, president of the Franklin County Dog Hunters Asso ciation, expressed concern military aircraft might in terfere with life ight trans port to hospitals. Another fear expressed by commenters was pol lution related to the train ing activities. Betty Collins said there was no way to guarantee accidental dam age during the exercises. “These are inexperienced people. That’s why they are training,” she said. Penland responded that exercises were more re hearsal than training and that the pilots involved were experienced. Browne pointed out there are already aircraft in use over Tate’s Hell by the forest service. “We y helicopters out there,” he said. “(Karels) is responsible for the wild res in Florida. He knows aircraft. We own aircraft. It’s not like we started do ing this yesterday.” Ecotour guide Michael Vroegop described Tate’s Hell as “a natural water shed protecting a fragile ecosystem. We don’t need petrochemical runoff into the bay. If you think all the avgas is consumed by the aircraft, stand next to one and use your nose. The bay has enough problems now.” He asked if the envi ronmental impact study considered noise pollu tion. Penland said activi ties would be planned so the public would not be ex posed to noise pollution. “Have you asked a redcockaded woodpecker about how it feels about having a helicopter hover 100 feet over its nest?” Vroegop asked. “We have met our goals for conservation of the redcockaded woodpecker at Eglin,” Penland said. Marylyn and Ed Feav er, who described them selves as a paddlers and primitive campers from Quincy. Marylyn described an experience camping at Blackwater River State Park when training was in progress. “If I had had my 4-yearold granddaughter with me, it would have been the end of her wilderness experiences. She would have been terried,” she said. “It was frightening. There were helicopters at treetop level. Nothing in the management plan for Tate’s Hell currently calls for that.” USAF will ‘shatter the nighttime’ The belief that war games would interfere with recreational activi ties was the theme of many comments. “Tate’s Hell State For est is one of the areas we’ve been trying to showcase,” said Lesley Cox, president of the Florida Green Guide Association. “We’re trying to bring people in from all over the world to see it. We feel very strongly this is not a compatible use.” Bobby Miller, an avid hunter said, “I’m almost at a loss. Folks, if you love your forest, hang on — we’ve got a big, big problem. Con servation and recreational lands money was used to purchase that land. They can open up some more land down south and take the forest away from us. “They’re going to shat ter the nighttime. They’re going to shatter the silence. This is the beginning of the end, for us,” he said. “Florida Forest Service is going to get such a mone tary push from the military, they’re going to throw us under the bus. “We gave up a lot to do this. We would like to see one little spot in a hun dred years that people can look at and know it hasn’t changed. (Tate’s Hell) is a prize for us to show off to people everywhere,” Miller said, his speech followed by loud applause. Other speakers asked whether the forest service would receive money for the use of the forest. Karels said money had not been discussed. He said the forest service would ex pect the Air Force, should they be allowed to use the land, to provide enough funding to monitor the ef fect of their activities on the ecosystem, James Chambers ar gued that military training was not a designated use of Tate’s Hell. “The taxpayers paid for this land. I’m not against military, but to come in here and say there’s no place else is not right. They have giant pieces of prop erty all over the place. If you bought property in the wrong place, you should do something about that,” he said. “All the people in the state of Florida should have a say in what takes place on their property. (Tate’s Hell) is their property, and they want a say. I own a little bit of that land out there,” said John Little of Holmes County. “The military is not a person. It’s an institution. It’s not individual people like the rest of us,” Ed Feaver said. Sanders spoke last. “When we sold that land, it was not for military use, it was for protection. It’s not terrain that needs to be trained on for the military. I have the honor of living in the middle of those woods,” she said. “We’ve been having mili tary operations in Franklin County for several years, Project Emerald Warrior. The county just got an award for cooperating with the military. We don’t need no more military in Frank lin County,” Sanders said. “We sacriced our jobs here for preservation of that bay. My daddy’s last words to me was, ‘Love the forest as long as you can. Leave it better than you found it.’ “Pull back and take no action,” she urged. “Y’all don’t need to be here.” After the meeting, Todd Schroeder, a forest service spokesman, said he thought the meeting had been a suc cess. “I think it was good. Everybody got a chance to speak,” he said. In a telephone interview, Karels said the forest ser vice would continue to host workshops and meetings on the use of Tate’s Hell. 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C a l l Ka r e n a t 6 7 0 -8 4 1 7 f o r m o r e d et a i l s o r v i s i t t h e F ra n k l i n C o u n t y H u m a n e Soci et y a t 2 4 4 S t a t e R oa d 6 5 i n E a s tp o i n t Y o u m a y l og o n t o t h e w e b s i t e a t w w w f o r g o t t e n pet s o r g t o s e e m o r e of o ur a do pt a b l e p e t s. OF THE WEEK PET 227.7847 Franklin County Humane Society 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 4 51 6 5 3 2 is Y e a r ’ s L o c a t i o n C o m i ng F r a s e r F i r 5 t o 10 ! # ! % $ # # # # # # # $ # ! Society A6 | The Times Thursday, December 19, 2013 Wheeler twins born Thorne and Tanja Wheeler, of Carrabelle, would like to announce the birth of their twins, Trista Jewell and Briar Thorne. Trista and Briar were born Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. Trista arrived at 9:07 p.m. She weighed ve pounds, three ounces and measured 18.2 inches long. Briar, born at 9:09 p.m., weighed three pounds, 14 ounces and measured 17 3/4 inches long. They are the grandchildren of James Golden, Ronnie and Angie Dean, Eugene and Leah Wheeler, and Dawn Porter. They are the greatgrandchildren of Johnny and Jewell Johnson, and Blanche Wheeler. They are the greatgreat-grandchildren of Clarence and Winnie Rickards. KUDOS Birth ANNOUNCEMENT Happy third birthday, Jack! Jack Wyatt Stanley turned 3 on Sunday, Dec. 1 Jack is the son of Luke and Sophia Stanley, of Tallahassee. Proud grandparents are Stephen and Bertha Stanley, of Apalachicola; and Sally Patrenos of Tallahassee, and Jook Patrenos, of Van Alstyne, Texas. Happy BIRThH D aA Y Nathan Everritt is cur rently a freshman at the University of Georgia, ma joring in computer science on the Zell Miller Scholar ship and a member of Uni versity of Georgia’s Sym phonic Band. He is the son of Frieda Medley Everritt and Thom as Everritt, of Fayetteville, Ga., and the grandson of Oscar and June Medley of Apalachicola, and Bud and Barbara Everritt of Thom aston, Ga. Nathan graduated with a 4.0 grade point average from Whitewater High School as an honors gradu ate and was a 2012 attendee of the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program as a per cussionist. He was a mem ber of the prestigious Geor gia Allstate Band both his junior and senior years. Nathan also obtained the rank of Eagle Scout and was a member of Beta Club and National Honors Soci ety. Everritt merits scholarship to UGA Members of the Bay Area Choral Society celebrated Christmas Dec. 8 as the featured performers at the annual Ilse Newell Series for the Performing Arts, presented by the Apalachicola Area Historical Society. The music ranged from Felix Mendelsohn to Ludwig van Beethoven to Mel Torme, and included instrumental performances by Franklin County High School trumpeter Melody Hateld, and autist Samantha Marxsen. Their band instructor accompanied conductor Paul Marxsen on the piano. Performers included bass singers David Davis, Bill Hamilton, John Nagy, Bob Pierce, Steve Whealton, Tom Wood and Merel Young. Sopranos were Frances Campbell, Megan Lamb, Susan Leach and Tamara Marsh. Altos were Barbara Hartseld, Judi Little, Samantha Marxsen, Sandra McInnis, Audrey Schmidt and Shirley Taylor. Tenors were Tom Adams, Joan Cozens, Fred Genter, Brooks Jones, Patrick Leach, Randy Mims, Gary Niblack, MaryAnn Pierce and Elizabeth Sisung. — By DAVID ADLERSTEIN II LSE NN E wW ELL OPENS SE aA SON Choral society ushers in Christmas On Dec. 12, the Philaco Women’s Club installed six new members at their annual Christmas celebra tion. New to the club are Ann Geste land, Ann Cowles, Rachel Ches nut, Sarah Madson, Barbara Iman, Mary Jean Heide and Liz Sisung. The Philaco board prepared a luncheon featuring holiday special ties. Two raffles raised money for the education and conservation com mittees. A $50 gift certificate to the Wa terstreet Hotel was donated by Judi Stokowski who won it back in the drawing to benefit the educa tion committee. A decorated red cedar was raf fled to benefit both education and conservation. The prize went to Marilyn Ho gan. The meeting was capped off by caroling. — By LOIS SWOBODA Philaco welcomes six new members DD AVID ID A DLERSTEIN DLERSTEIN | The Times Tenors Liz Sisung and John Nagy perform. C hH RISTM aA S SISTERS PP hotos BB y LOISLOIS SS W OBOD OBOD A | The Times Philaco welcomed six new sisters into the fold Dec. 12, from left Ann Gesteland, Ann Cowles, Philaco President Jackie Bell, Rachel Chesnut, Sarah Madson, Barbara Iman, Mary Jean Heide and Liz Sisung. Left: A heap of toys was accumulated for the Franklin Toy Project. Right: Shirley Taylor, Barbara Young, Elaine Kozlowsky and Liz Sisung led the caroling with Ginny Griner on the piano.

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Survived by her chil dren, sons Milton and wife Diane Ward, and Darrell and wife Carol Ward; and daughters Libby and hus band Bobby Kirvin, and Debbie and husband Tim Poloronis, all of Apalachicola; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grand children; and four great-greatgrandchildren; brother Milton Houseman and sister Jeannie Lee, both of Apalachicola. Viewing was Sunday evening, Dec. 15 at Kelley Funeral Home Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon, Dec. 16 at the Jehovah Witnesses’ Kingdom Hall, 2501 Bluff Rd., Apalachicola. Francis Louise Ward FRANCIS LOUISE WARD Obituary Special to the Times The cameras are rolling. So when you’re out traveling around, keep in mind red is stop, go is green and never go on the in-between. Sorry about the misinformation about the covered dish. We hope to see you there Sunday, Jan. 19. Our annual Christmas dinner at the Franklin County Senior Center will be this afternoon. Serving line forms at noon. Hope you can make it. Last Sunday, Dec. 15, the world said farewell to one of its great leaders. Nelson Mandela was laid to rest. Pray for his eternal peace. In the midst of the hustle and bustle of Christmas, don’t forget the donation boxes for Toys for Tots and the collection boxes for clothing. Guess we’ll meet at Chillas Hall Christmas morning. Bob Gates will host the smoked turkey sandwich gathering from 8:30 until 11 a.m. We will enjoy the sandwiches and remember our departed friend Roscoe Dally who started the tradition years ago. Please join us. Members of the boat club would like to thank you for your continued support at the pancake breakfast. See you next year. Be kind to one another, check in on the sick and the housebound and keep in mind, Jesus is the reason for the season! Until next time, God bless America, our troops, and the poor, homeless and hungry. LANARK NE wW S Jim Welsh Don’t forget donations of clothing and toysDADA V ID ID ADAD L ERS ERS T EIN EIN | The Times The Knights of Columbus Bishop O’Sullivan Council #1648 has hung a sign at St. Patrick Church in Apalachicola, reminding visitors and passersby of the reason for the season. Grand Knight Jim Campagna said the sign, which reads “Keep Christ in Christmas,” is being displayed “in response to signs put up all over America by various atheist and hate groups, declaring ‘Who needs Christ in Christmas? Nobody does.’ “The Knights of Columbus Council 1648 have an answer to those who demean Christ in so many different ways,” he said. “Who needs Christ in Christmas? The Knights of Columbus do, as well as all Christians in Apalachicola.” SS PEAKING OU tT ABOU tT tT HE SEASON PP entecostal H H oliness hosts original C C hristmas play First Pentecostal Holiness Church hosts “Help Me Get Through Christmas,” an original Christmas play this weekend. There will be two performances. Saturday, Dec. 21 and Sunday, Dec. 22. Both nights the doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the play will begin at 6 p.m. There is no admission price and the public is welcome. This will be a fun play for all ages to enjoy. The church is located at 379 Brownsville Road, Apalachicola. Live N N ativity scene S S aturday in C C arrabelle Carrabelle Christian Center, 142 River Road, Carrabelle, invites you to a live nativity and depiction of the birth of Christ on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 7 and 8 p.m. “The Word became esh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” John 1:14 Join us to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas! Trinity to hold C C hristmas service S S unday Trinity Episcopal Church, at Hwy 98 and Sixth Street in Apalachicola will have Christmas services this Sunday, Dec. 22 at 10:30 a.m., with Advent lesson, carols, and Eucharist. Christmas Eve services are at 5 p.m. and Christmas Day services at 10 a.m.CC arrabelle’s Love C C enter hosts breakfast S S unday Bishop Robert Davis and the congregation of the Love Center Church on U.S. 98 in Carrabelle would like to extend an open invitation to join them for a free breakfast at 10 a.m. before Christmas services on Sunday, Dec. 22. We will be having sausage gravy with biscuit, orange juice and coffee. Come rejoice in the Lord’s birth and enjoy some music of praise by Debi Jordan and Bishop Davis. Our service starts at 11 a.m.DD onation yoga classes continue The donation yoga classes are continuing at the Battery Park location despite the relocation of Kathy Jansen. Volunteers are teaching the classes, held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday at the Battery Park city ofce conference room. Faith BRIE fF S Graveside services for Helen Vathis Avirett will be held Saturday, Dec. 21, at 2 p.m. in the Magnolia Cemetery, Bluff Road and 24th Street, Apalachicola. Born and raised in Apalachicola, she passed away at age 91 on Nov. 13, 2013. She was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church, a graduate of Chapman High School and retired from the De partment of Agriculture, State of Florida. She was preceded in death by her husband Wallace Avirett; her parents Nicholas and Despina Vathis; brothers George, Costa, John and Tasso Vathis; and sister Lula Vathis George. She is survived by one sister, Mary Spanolios, Tarpon Springs; many nephews and nieces; and her caregiver.HH elen Vathis AA virett M ONDAONDA Y 7:30 8:30 p.m. Closed AA, Apalachicola, Trin ity Episcopal Church, 79 Sixth Street T UESDAUESDA Y Apalachicola, Trinity Episcopal Church. Noon1 p.m. Open Carrabelle, Church of the Ascension, 110 NE First Street. 7:30 8:30 p.m. W EDNESDAEDNESDA Y Apalachicola, Trinity Episcopal Church. 6 7 p.m. Women’s AA, Closed. 7:30 8:30 p.m. Men’s AA, Closed T HURSDAHURSDA Y Apalachicola, Trinity Episcopal Church. Noon 1 p.m. St. George Island Unit ed Methodist, 201 E Gulf Beach Dr.. 7:30 8:30 p.m. Open AA F RIDARIDA Y 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. SASA T URDAURDA Y 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 UNDAUNDA Y Eastpoint First United Methodist Church. 7:30 8:30 p.m. AA Big Book Study, Open AA Meeting S S CHEDU lL E By Roy Lee Carter Special to the Times With the Christmas season drawing near, it’s time to think of festive decorations and gift giving. The following facts about poinsettias will help you to have a healthy plant that will retain its colorful bracts for several weeks. If you receive a poinsettia as a gift, the following steps will be helpful in maintaining an attractive and healthy plant. If kept indoors, the plant should be placed in a sunny location protected from sudden temperature changes caused by heating vents or drafts. Poinsettias need day temperatures between 70 and 75 degrees F and night temperatures of no less than 60 degrees F. Temperatures of 50 degrees F and below may cause the leaves to wilt and the bracts to drop. When the soil feels dry to the touch the plant should be watered thoroughly. Watering correctly is very important as the plant will not tolerate over-watering and under-watering causes wilting and leaf drop. If a decorative foil is wrapped around the pot, punch a hole in to it to allow the water to drain away. After four to six weeks the poinsettia will become dormant and leaves will fall leaving only a stem to shrivel. Place the plant in a cool location allowing some light. In our area, poinsettias are best used as potted plants as they may freeze in the ground. In the spring, the plant should be cut back four to six inches above the soil line. If you decide to use your poinsettia as a shrub in the landscape, after the danger of frost has past. Dig a hole one foot wider and six inches deeper than the root ball and back ll the hole with enough soil so that the plant will be sitting in the hole at the same height as it was in the container. Water thoroughly to remove air pockets. Caring for Christmas poinsettias

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The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is the largest raptor in North America. A sea eagle or ern, it feeds mainly on sh and is found near large bodies of water. It nests in old growth trees. They are scavengers as well as hunters and a large part of their diet is dead sh. This is the only eagle unique to North America. The bald eagle is both the national bird and national animal of the United States of America. It appears on the national seal. In the late 20th century, it was on the brink of extinction in the US. There is a widely held belief that DDT contamination of sh led to the bald eagle’s demise. While pesticides were part of the problem, bald eagles had virtually disappeared from New England by 1937, almost a decade before DDT came into common use. In a report issued by US Fish and Wildlife in 1978, the reduction in the eagle population is attributed to loss of habitat due to development and illegal shooting. It’s a dirty secret that, before they were protected by the 1940 Bald Eagle Protection Act the birds were considered a nuisance. Hunters, farmers and shermen routinely shot them. In any case, the rebound of this magni cent bird is a tremendous success story. The species was removed from the federal government’s list of endangered species on July 12, 1995 and transferred to the list of threatened species. It was removed from the list of endangered and threatened wildlife in the lower 48 states on June 28, 2007. A bald eagle can lift up to four pounds, or about half its own weight. The skeleton of an adult eagle weighs about eight ounces and is less than 10 percent of the total weight. An eagle’s eye is almost as large as a human’s, but they see about four times as well as a human being with perfect vision. Eagles do not sweat and must pant or nd shade to remain cool; their body temperature is about 106 degrees Fahrenheit. An eagle can live up to 30 years in the wild but the average life expectancy is 14. Many edgling eagles die on their rst ight. Bald eagles gure prominently in American Indian legends, that identify it as a leader, guardian and messenger from the creator. One legend tells how the eagle had very poor vision until it convinced the slug to lend his eyes so the bird could scout for enemy tribes from the air. When the danger was over, the eagle refused to return the slug’s eyes. In most Indian cultures, eagles are considered medicine birds with impressive magical powers. They are important in the religious ceremonies of many tribes. The Zunis carve stone eagle fetishes for protection and to enhance their hunting skills. The Eagle Dance is one of the most important traditional dances held by the Hopi and other Pueblo tribes. Among Paci c Northwest tribes, eagle down is a symbol of peace and hospitality. 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 Dec 19 74 56 0 % F ri, Dec 20 75 61 30 % S a t Dec 21 77 57 40 % Sun, Dec 22 75 50 40 % M on, Dec 23 64 43 % T ues Dec 24 63 43 % W ed Dec 25 63 42 % Santa’s O utdoor H eadquarters! Holida y Gifts f or Childr en Hug e Tr ain Set Demo Guns & Ammo By TIM CROFT 227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com Red wolves are a critically endangered species and researchers are hoping the recent introduction of a young male red wolf on St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge will assist in adding to the numbers. A three-and-a-half year old healthy male red wolf was recently own to St. Vincent by the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC), according to a release from the center in South Salem, New York. The goal is to introduce the wolf to a potential mate on the remote barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico, which has several wolves within its boundaries. Born at the WCC, the new male wolf is one of ve captive red wolves living at the center as part of its participation in the Species Survival Plan (SSP) for the critically endangered species. Currently, fewer than 100 live in the wild, all of them in North Carolina’s Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, while fewer than 200 are in captivity. The male wolf was selected to be paired with one of the females living on St. Vincent because of his genetic pro le. “He’s the best breeding match for her in the SSP program in terms of diversity,” said Rebecca Bose, WCC curator, “It’s kind of like online dating except based almost exclusively on genetics. And of course the stakes – the survival of a species – are much higher.” The wolf was in essence a trade-out of another wolf from the Tallahassee Museum that did not mate after introduction to St. Vincent. “This is like an early Christmas present for St. Vincent Island,” said Trish Petrie of the Friends of St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge. “(Refuge manager) Shelly (Stiaes) is so excited.” It is vital that a healthy number of red wolves be maintained in the wild and captivity, especially since the species has literally come under re recently. Nine wild red wolves have been illegally shot this year, six of them this fall. While the public can visit St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge, access and usage are limited, so the pair should be free of any human threats. The WCC partnered with Lighthawk, a non-pro t aviation organization devoted to environmental protection, to y the potential Romeo to the refuge to meet his Juliet, which is currently one of two wolves living on the island. The other wolf, a female, along with the male from Tallahassee she failed to breed with will be own back to the WCC to live with a new potential mate. The new red wolf at St. Vincent Island has educated online viewers of the WCC’s videos and webcams since he was a playful pup, but is now assuming his most important role. “We’re excited for him because he’ll get to roam around a new territory with his partner and hopefully have pups. He’ll be living life the way a wolf should,” said Maggie Howell, the WCC’s executive director, “This is precisely why we participate in the SSP program.” While the young male wolf, identi ed by researches by his number M1804, may no longer be under the care of the WCC, the center plans to help keep tabs on him by sponsoring his radio collar so that scientists can track his movements to gain valuable insights into his behavior. There’s no way to predict whether the pairing will be a love connection, but it might not take long to nd out, according to the WCC. Wolves only breed in the winter, with pups born in the spring, so the wolf’s island sojourn may prove fruitful in just a few months. And if no love connection? “Well, at least he’ll get to enjoy warmer weather than we do,” Bose said. “And there’s always next breeding season. Sometimes these things take time.” Potential love connection Email outdoors news to timesoutdoors @star .com Page 8 Thursday, December 19, 2013 O UTDOORS www.apalachtimes.com Section Section A By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com The Florida Wild Mammal Association has performed a rst in animal rescue. Several months ago, some Good Samaritans spotted fawn in their back yard stumbling into objects as if blind. They captured it and brought it to the FWMA where it was examined by Director Chris Beatty. The deer was dehydrated, starving and covered in ticks. It became clear that both eyes were cloudy and he was probably blind. It was several weeks before he was stable enough to visit Dr. Heidi Guhrt at the Crawfordville Animal Hospital for an evaluation. The deer’s rescuers had named him Frodo. He quickly became a favorite at FWMA. When Frodo was strong enough, Guhrt made him an appointment with Dr. Matthew Chandler at the Animal Eye Clinic in Tallahassee who recommended cataract surgery. Frodo was the rst deer that Chandler had treated. The facility where it could be performed was in Jacksonville. Noni Beck, director of Goosecreek Wildlife in Tallahassee, offered to do the transport. Frodo’s surgery went very well and Beck brought him back later the same day it was performed. He sucked down two bottles for milk and started to nibble on some feed right after he got home. Today, Frodo is running and playing like any other fawn. Because FWMA is a licensed wildlife rehabilitation facility, they cannot invite visitors over to view their patients. While they receive injured wildlife from US Fish and Wildlife Service, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and other government agencies, they receive no government compensation. FWMA is totally funded by grants and donations. You can send a taxdeductible donation to Florida Wild Mammal Association, 198 Edgar Poole Road, Crawfordville, Florida 32327, or visit http://www. wakullawildlife.org/ and use the Paypal button to make an instant donation. If you nd an injured animal, please bring it to our 198 Edgar Poole Road in Crawfordville. New eyes for Frodo SPONSORED BY Local As we near Christmas, not many anglers have fishing on their minds. Good days can still be had fishing the I.C.W. canal in St. Joe. Good reports of smaller trout and redfish have been constant here for a week or so. Try fishing the creek mouths and deeper holes for more productive fishing here. Local are beaches are a haven for new anglers coming to the area from up north. Whiting catches are making up most of the action with an occasional bull redfish. BUDS ‘N’ BUGS Lois Swoboda Bald eagles soar back from the edge VINCE BISHOP | Special to the Times A bald eagle snatches a mullet from the surf on Cape San Blas.

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By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com After winning back-toback games to start off the month, the Seahawk varsity basketball team has sustained four straight losses, including a nailbiter at home Saturday against arch-rival Port. St. Joe. On Saturday the team fell to the Tiger Sharks 4643 after a touch and go all night long. Trailing by one going into the nal quarter, the Hawks were outscored 16-14 to lose against their archrival. “We couldn’t knock them out,” said coach Mike Sweatt. “We’d go up six or seven, and we’d go down two. Every time we would get momentum and we might run away with it, it seems like they would put together a couple of three or some offensive possessions and we would be stagnant. “It was almost like we’d lose focus,” he said. “They closed quarters out and we didn’t. They would close the quarter out on a six-seven run. If we would have closed the quarters out strong, we would have won that game by 10-plus points.” The Seahawks had a six point lead with about four minutes left to play, but they let it slip away. “In those last four minutes I bet we had 10 turnovers,” said Sweatt. “Our defense was solid, our defense was awesome, but it was the worst offense we played all year. “We gave up probably 10 offensive rebounds and we hadn’t been giving up rebounds the entire game,” he said. Trailing 45-41, the Seahawks ran in out-ofbounds play and turned it over, and then Sweatt spent his nal two timeouts to diagram out-ofbounds play. “I thought we had the right plays drawn up but we didn’t execute,” he said. The team was led by 13 points, including three treys, from Kenneth Wilson, with eight points each from Kelsey Jones and Tyler Howard, with two treys. Cameron White kicked in seven, plus a team-high 10 rebounds, while Wesley Norred added four points, James Gordon two and Logan McLeod one. Jones pulled down nine rebounds and Gordon seven. The team had struggled all week, losing district matches at home Dec. 10 against West Gadsden 7644, and an away game Dec. 13 at Bozeman 50-35. West Gadsden outscored the Hawks in each of the four quarters. “We came out at, kind of skittish and then we recognized that we can attack them but it was too little too late,” said Sweatt. The coach said the score was so lopsided because West Gadsden kept in their starters, while Sweatt opted to put in his less experienced players in the last four minutes of the game. The Seahawks were led by Jones, with 16 points, with eight from White, and six from Josue Barahona, who hit two of ve threepointers. Howard added ve points, Wilson four, and Norred two. Mercury Wynn, Marshall Sweet and Tyler Farmer each added a point. White and Wilson each pulled down ve rebounds. Against Bozeman, the Hawks trailed 36-21 going into the fourth quarter, and trailed 42-35 with a few minutes left before losing by 14 due to Bozeman nailing their late free throws. “Our defense has been playing great,” said Sweatt. “We have to score in the 50s, we’re averaging 54 points in our wins. In our losses, we’re averaging 40 points a game.” Sweatt mentioned that Sweet, who came in late, was a lift in that game. “In the last two games he’s been playing like a varsity player. He’s playing like he did during the summer.” Jones pulled down eight rebounds, and White grabbed seven. But the team shot just 24 percent from the oor, hitting just 13 of 54 shots. On Dec. 6 at home against district foe South Walton, Franklin County lost a close one, 68-61. “It became a free throw challenge and we didn’t make free throws,” said Sweatt, whose team hit just four of 18 from the charity stripe. “We shoot so many free throws in practice,” said the coach. “There’s a mental block going to the line, we’re not mentally focused. But that’s just in your mind.” Barahona hit four of seven from three-point range, for 12 points, while Jones paced the team with 22 points and 10 rebounds. White accounted for 11 points and 10 rebounds, while Norred added nine points and ve rebounds. Howard had six points, and 13 rebounds, and Wilson added a point, and eight rebounds. “That’s a home game and we tied it up late,” said Sweatt. “That knockout punch, we just don’t have it right now. That offensive knockout, we don’t have that guy who can say ‘Let’s do this.’” Two wins start the month right The Seahawks won two games to start the month, defeating John Paul II Dec. 3 52-43, and then traveling to North Bay Haven Dec. 5 and coming back with a 53-46 victory. The Hawks had a 17-point lead going into the fourth quarter, and a strong run by John Paul threatened, but the Hawks ended up with a nine-point victory. Jones had 22 points and 10 rebounds, while White tallied 12 points and 12 rebounds. Howard added seven points and nine rebounds, Gordon had three points and four caroms, and McLeod and Barahona each added two points. Against North Bay Haven, Franklin County was up by 13 points early, but let their opponent come back into the game, with a slim 23-19 lead at the half. The Hawks outscored their opponents 30-27 in the second half to earn the win. Barahona led the team with 13 points, including three treys, while Norred and Jones each added 10. Howard tallied nine, White ve, Wilson four and McLeod two. Howard had nine rebounds, and White and Jones each eight. The team also shot a respectable 64 percent from the free throw line, hitting seven of 11. Hawks look to nd ‘knockout punch’ CARRABELLE • APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE • APALACHICOLA S PORTS www.apalachtimes.com Thursday, December 19, 2013 A Page 9 Section Special to the Times The Lady Seahawks girls varsity soccer team fought a pair of tough outings last week, narrowly losing 3-2 in a rematch against Rutherford, and then playing to a 1-1 tie against new district foe Lafayette Mayo, On Dec. 10, the team traveled for the rematch against the Lady Rams of Rutherford High School. The Lady Rams got off to a quick start when a sneaky shot found the back of the net and they jumped out to a 1-0 lead. The Lady Seahawks settled down and got back to their possession-style offense. Senior captain Adrianna Reeder and freshman Emily Zingarelli were able to get a couple of shots off apiece but none found the back of the net. It seemed that each time the Lady Hawks were dispossessed, they were forced to play more defensively, as the Lady Ram forwards were faster and switched elds quite deftly. To deal with their speed, an in-game change by Coach Joe Shields put quick-footed senior Gracyn Kirvin on the back line to stave off further Lady Ram quick counter-attacks. Although junior goalkeeper Macey Hunt was busy, with 13 saves, the strategy seemed to work initially, as the half ended 1-0 in favor of the Lady Rams. “We have a highscoring offense but we needed to slow them down before we could concentrate on goals.” said Shields. “Regardless, I thought their passing was superb in the rst half and knew it was just a matter of time before we scored.” Following the half, the Rams came out smoking and scored a quick goal to go up 2-0. However, the Lady Seahawks remained undaunted. Reeder and Zingarelli each got a shot off but it was freshman Allie Kirvin who scored off an assist from senior Jessica Shields to make the score 2-1. The Rams scored again to make it 3-1 and looked like they were going to score a fourth goal until the Lady Seahawks stiffened their defense. Hunt made an additional 12 saves in the second half. Down two, Coach Shields moved Gracyn Kirvin back to her mideld position in the hopes of nding more scoring opportunities and almost on cue, Jessica Shields scored from the top of the 18-yard box to make it 3-2. “The girls found their second wind and really started playing well at the end of the match; in the nal three minutes we played almost exclusively in their third of the eld,” said Shields, “I think if we could have had another two minutes we would have scored again.” With time being the enemy, the Lady Seahawks finally went down in defeat, 3-2. On Tuesday, the Lady Seahawks traveled to Mayo to play new district foe, Lafayette High School. The Lady Seahawks, following a long bus ride, played sleepily in the first half and unfortunately were down a couple of players due to sickness. The Hornets were able to play possession soccer as well as the Seahawks and each team traded multiple shots on goal. Allie Kirvin’s one, Reeder’s two, and Shields’ four led all shooters in the first half. But none found the back of the net. The Hornets got off eight shots of their own, five of which were saved by Hunt. Substitutes, junior Erin Riley and senior Brooke Pittman saw a lot of action in their defensive back roles and were asked to grow and learn on the fly with all of the offense generated by the Hornets. At the end of the first half however, the score was still knotted at zero. After a halftime conversation with the coach, the Lady Seahawks began passing much better and were able to capitalize almost immediately on three quick passes, resulting in a goal by Gracyn Kirvin, with an assist from Shields, making the score 1-0 in favor of the Seahawks. “Among other things, I told them they needed to make their passes crisper,” said Shields. “And in order to maintain possession, they had to be willing to play more aggressive defense as the Hornets were controlling the middle third of the field.” The score didn’t stay that way for long as Seahawk defensive backs overpursued the ball and a Lady Hornet snuck in behind them for a goal, tying the game again at 1-1. Following the water break, a foul in the 18yard box led to a penalty kick for the Seahawks, which Shields buried in the back of the net to give the Lady Seahawks a 2-1 lead. “I thought we were going to be fine at that point,” said coach Shields. “The defense was still a little shaky but we were passing better and I thought we could control time of possession.” With a little more than three minutes left, a misjudged header by a Seahawk defensive back allowed a Lady Hornet access to the back line and she fired off a shot tying the game. The Lady Seahawks were unable to counter with another goal in the remaining time frame and this district match ended in a 2-2 tie. The Lady Seahawks now travel to Panama City for a rematch with North Bay Haven on Friday, who they defeated 2-1 back in November. This will be their last match prior to the Christmas break. Gracyn Kirvin was named Player of the Match for both games. Against Rutherford, she solidified the back line of defense, when asked to make a position change and made sure that no through balls got by her for a potential score. She was also very active in the possession game as a mid-fielder, with great passing to her teammates and dispossessing passes in the middle third of the field. Against Lafayette, she distributed passes wide and long and was herself, always a threat to score. She was also very active in the possession game as a mid-fielder, dispossessing passes in the middle third of the field and hustling back to assist with defensive coverage in the Seahawks Lady Seahawks tie with Lafayette Mayo DAVID ADLERSTEIN | the Times Kelsey Jones drives against South Walton. Homet o wn P roud (850)653-9695 4514197 S e a h a w k j u n i o r p o i n t g u a r d K e l s e y J o n e s i s a v e r a g i n g 1 5 p o i n t s a n d e i g h t r e b o u n d s a g a m e f o r t h e v a r s i t y b o y s b a s k e t b a l l t e a m T h i s m o n t h s h i g h g a m e s b o t h w i t h 2 2 p o i n t s c a m e o n D e c 3 a g a i n s t J o h n P a u l I I a n d o n D e c 3 a g a i n s t S o u t h W a l t o n H e a l s o a v e r a g e s t w o s t e a l s a n d t w o a s s i s t s p e r g a m e H e s o u r g u y t h a t s t e p s u p n o r m a l l y t h a t t a k e s t h e s h o t o r c o n t e s t s t h e s h o t o r g e t s t h e r e b o u n d H e s t h a t g u y s a i d c o a c h M i c h a e l S w e a t t W e f e e d o f f o f h i m Y o u c a n t e l l t h a t w h e n h e s a g g r e s s i v e o n o f f e n s e w e r e g o i n g t o s c o r e 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 K el se y J o n es ALLIE KIRVIN ADRIANNA REEDER EMILY ZINGARELLI JESSICA SHIELDS GRACYN KIRVIN

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Arrests listed here were made, as noted, by ofcers from the Apalachicola Police Department, Carrabelle Police Department and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Ofce. All defendants are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. DEC. 11 Monica S. Stanton, 46, Eastpoint, failure to appear (FCSO) DEC. 12 Adrienne R. Joyner, 30, Eastpoint, retail theft (APD) Michael L. Lee, 44, Carrabelle, violation of probation (CPD) DEC. 13 Michael L. Lee, 44, Carrabelle, violation of probation (FCSO) Jessica H. Montgomery, 28, Panama City, violation of probation (FCSO) DEC. 15 Scott E. Powell, 25, Eastpoint, driving while license revoked – habitual, resisting ofcer without violence and domestic battery (FCSO) DEC. 16 Milan E. Hicks, 50, Eastpoint, violation of probation (FCSO) Special to The Times The holiday season is a time for parties and social get-togethers with family and friends. Unfortunately, it’s also a time when more impaired motorists are on our highways. The Florida Highway Pa trol is urging Floridians to be responsible this holiday season and don’t drink and drive. In a continuing effort to make our roads safer, FHP last week announced it will join with agencies from across the nation and in crease its law enforcement efforts on impaired drivers as part this month’s national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign through Jan. 1, 2014. Driving while impaired is a crime that seriously risks your safety and the safety of those around you. Even having one drink and then driving is not worth caus ing a trafc crash, serious injury, or worse, death. Last year in Florida, more than 800 people lost their lives be cause of alcohol related traf c crashes. “The holiday period is a time for celebration, but it’s also a time when our roads become more dangerous and deadly,” said Col. Da vid Brierton, director of the Florida Highway Patrol. “The highway patrol does not tolerate impaired driv ers on our road and we will be happy to introduce you to new ‘bartenders’ if you drive while impaired.” These tips will help pro tect your family, your friends and yourself on the road: • Plan ahead. If you will be drinking, do not plan on driving. Designate a so ber driver or nd another safe way home. Even one drink increases the risk of a crash while driving a motor vehicle. • If you are impaired, nd another way home. Use a taxi, call a sober friend or family member or use public transportation. • Be responsible. If some one you know is drinking, do not let them get behind the wheel. If you see an impaired driver on the road, contact law enforcement. Your ac tions may save someone’s life, and inaction could cost a life. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles provides highway safety and security through excellence in service, edu cation and enforcement. The Department is leading the way to a safer Florida through the efcient and professional execution of its core mission: the issuance of driver licenses, vehicle tags and titles and operation of the Florida Highway Patrol. To learn more about DHSMV and the services offered, vis it www.hsmv.gov, follow us on Instagram at FLHSMV, Twitter @FLHSMV or nd us on Facebook. If you drink and drive, meet your new bartenders Thursday, December 19, 2013PP HOTOS BY DAVId D AdAD LERSTEIN | The Times From left, reworks blaze over the Carrabelle waterfront. The Carrabelle First Baptist Church Youth Group offered a reason for the season. These folks knew how to stay warm on a chilly night. Law Enforcement

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These letters to Santa Claus were taken from past issues of the Times, from the ‘60s, ‘70s and early ‘80s. We hope you will recognize some names (we’ve added the year to help you) and they awaken memories of happy Christmases past. Stay tuned for next week’s issue, when we publish the children’s present-day letters to Santa. CLASSIFIEDS Thursday, December 19, 2013 The Times | A11 93308T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO:12000377CA JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. CARLTON JACKSON, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated November 26, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12000377CA of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN COUNTY Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, is Plaintiff, and CARLTON JACKSON, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM at Inside Front Lobby of the FRANKLIN County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 23rd day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 1 AND THE SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 2, BLOCK 128 (E-10), OF PICKETTS ADDITION TO THE CITY OF CARRABELLE, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 20 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the us pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Apalachiacola, FRANKLIN COUNTY, Florida, this 27th day of November, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of said Circuit Court By; Terry E. Creamer As Deputy Clerk JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION c/o Phelan Hallinan, PLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Cteek Road Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-462-700 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Danny Davis Court Technology Office Office of Court Administration 301 S Monroe St, Rm 225 Tallahassee, FL 32303 850.577.4401 At least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 day; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. December 12, 19, 2013 93332T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 19-2012-CA000140 Section: ______ THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-HY13, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006HY13 Plaintiff, v. JAMES FROST, JR.; VICKI LYNN FROST; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; CENTENNIAL BANK AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO GULF STATE COMMUNITY BANK; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 19, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 19-2012-CA000140 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin cpunty, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 16th day of January, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. on the 2nd Floor Lobby of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statutes, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: A PARCEL OF LAND ON ST. GEORGE ISLAND LYING AND BEING IN PARTIAL SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 9 SOUTH, RANGE 6 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE MOST EASTERLY CORNER OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND GULF BEACHES, UNIT 2, A SUBDIVISION RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 AT PAGE 15, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SAID COUNTY; THENCE RUN ALONG THE EASTERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID UNIT NO. 2 THE FOLLOWING THREE (3) COURSES: NORTH 18 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 19 SECONDS WEST 150.00 FEET; SOUTH 71 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 41 SECONDS WEST 20.00 FEET; AND NORTH 18 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 19 SECONDS WEST 410.00 FEET TO THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 300; THENCE RUN ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF SAID STATE ROAD NO. 300 THE FOLLOWING FIVE (5) COURSES: NORTH 71 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 41 SECONDS EAST 416.89 FEET; ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE TO THE RIGHT (RADIUS OF 5729.58 FEET, CHORD OF 599.03, CHORD BEARING OF NORTH 74 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 28 SECONDS EAST) 599.31 FEET; NORTH 77 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 16 SECONDS EAST 2778.82 FEET; ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE TO THE LEFT (RADIUS OF 5729.58 FEET, CHORD OF 934.07 FEET, CHORD BEARING OF NORTH 72 DEGREES 41 MINDear Santa, Let me know if you need a helper this Christmas. My name is Henry and I live in Apalachicola. I want a pellet gun and some clothes and some skates. Henry Rochelle 1974 Dear Santa Claus, How is the weathr at the North Pole? Is it as cold as it is in Florida? We all have been good during the year (our teacher says so). We are trying not to be bad. We are trying to work hard every day. Santa, do you have a Christmas tree at the North Pole? We put up our tree at school today and it is pretty. We have bells and painted pine cones on it. We are writing to tell you what we would like for Christmas. Darron wagon Lynn gun Michael B. mini bike Tammy baton Joey guitar Laura Baby Alive Lisa – stove Quinnella – swing set Lynette – monkey Jeffery – airplane Odessa – bicycle Ronald – BB gun Sonya – BB gun Laurie – MacDonalds Michael N. – football set Angela – Baby Alive Duane – drum Henry – rie Cliff – chain saw Katrina – baton Melea – baton Renee – Baby Alive Patricia – Baby Alive 1974 Dear Santa Clause, I was hoping to get a Barbie doll for Christmas. And I love you very much and I hope you would bring me a baton for Christmas to. You know what santa last Christmas I wished for a bike and I got one because Santa Clause brought it to me. I think you’re the nices Santa Clause in the whole world. You know what Santa we have you on are window. I love You, Cindy McTurkin – Age 10 Carrabelle, 1976 Dear Santa, I’ve not been especially good but I promise to try harder next year, Please bring me a pretty watch and a doll/ Also Santa pleasa remember all the other little boys and girls. I love you hugs and kisses to you and you reindeers. Laurie Cameron Apalachicola, 1976 Dear Saint Nick, My name is James Banks I am 11 years old and I’m in 6 grade. I want a 4-10 shotgun, a bike or a motorcycle, and lots of clothes. I have nothing more to say so good-by. P.S. Tell Roghdof hello for me. Merry Christmas. James Banks – grade 6 Eastpoint, 1976 Dear: Santa Claus. My name is Skipper Shiver. I want you to bring me a go cart for Christmas. I no you or busy this year and making a lot of toys. But please say hellow to dancer, and prancer and all the other raindeers for me. P.S. I wish you a Merry Christmas. And a Happy New Year. Sign: Skipper Shiver – 6th Grade Eastpoint, 1976 Dear Santa, We had a Christmas play and it had a Santa in it, too. He got a night cap. He was so fat that he could hardly sit down or stand up. So I do not want a night cap. I want something different this year. I do not want a doll or a toy. I want a game and a bicycle this year. So that is all I have to say. Merry Christmas to you. See you soon. Love Frances Sansom – 5th Grade Eastpoint, 1976 Dear Santa, I don’t want much for Christmas, but I hope you and your wife and your cute little reindeers and elves have a happy Christmas. P.S. Please Santa I know you work hard on Christmas night but would you please get me a C.B. radio. Anita Cheney – 6th Grade Eastpoint, 1976 Dear Santa, I have been a bad boy. You will not have to come to my house. Rodney Richards and I have been trying to get a tree for Christmas. Love, Kelvin – 5th Grade Eastpoint, 1976 Hi Chubby Man, I’ve been thinking if you would bring me a microscope. I hope there are some present. I like Rudlph the reindeer. I want to know if your elves are working. I can’t wait to see you come down the chimmy. And bring me some toys. Your truly, Keith 4th Grade Eastpoint, 1976 Dear Santa, I have been a little rood and a little bad. I wish that I could give you a gift because you have been giving me gifts for the last nine years. I know this is a busy time of the year for you. Would you say hello to the reindeer for me and also to Mrs. Santa for me? Well I guess I better be going now so have a happy new year. P.S. I will leave the door unlocked for you. Love, Jamie Crum – 4th Grade Eastpoint, 1976 I would like a stereo and a whole lot of clothes. It doesn’t really matter. I’ll take whatever I get. I’d also like peace in the world and the Crisis in Poland to end. Karen Amison Apalachicola, 1981 I want to get an At At monster for Christmas. It has four real funny legs and it crushes rocks. Andrew Yancy Carrabelle, 1981 For Christmas, I want some toys, a big dump truck and a car. I also want lots of food. Henry Meyers Apalachicola, 1981 Dear Santa, I want a tippietoe doll and a real puppy. Love Jennifer 1981 Dear Santa, How are you? I am ne. My name is Tirah and I am nine years old. I would like a western Barbie, some clothes, roller skates and a birthstone ring. I would like these things but mostly I would like there to be peace in the world. My brother’s name is James and he is three years old. He would like a tractor, dump truck and some hot wheels cars. We will leave you some goodies on Christmas Eve. Love, Tirah and James 1981 Dear Santa, Traci wants a baby doll set. I’m a good girl. I didn’t slap nobody. I’ve been good at the babysitter’s for Linda and Kathy. I want Sandi and Kim to get a baby doll set too, and something for Mitchell, Brock and Jennifer. What do you want, Mama? I want my mama to get a new mufer. I’m looking for you on TV. Traci Lynn Lemieux 1981 Dear Santa, I love you and all I want is a little white puppy and if you would bring a food dish for him please, I would like that. I could thank you a lot for that for that and I want my daddy to live in Cantley,’s Trailer park again. My family is poor. Would you help them? My little brother wants a big wheel and my big brother wants a go cart and my sister wants a doll and a doll house. Thank you and please write back. Joseph 1981 Dear Santa, I want a baby doll. And I want a puppy. But I want some clothes. That’s all for right now, Santa. Shawna Boatwright 1981 I would like the solution to Rubic’s Cube – that math problem. I would also like some jewelry and $100. I’d like the Rubic’s Cube solution because I don’t know the answer and the $100 I’d use for my best friend, Laurie’s birthday. Georgiana Ponder Apalachicola, 1981 I would like a diamond ring for Christmas. Just a small one…I don’t really like the big ones. Tammy Rickards Carrabelle, 1981 Dear Santa, I am a good boy. I would like a sleeping bag and a race car and glue. I am 3 years old. Love Chris When we were young Local The Times | A11 Thursday, December 19, 2013

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A12 | The Times Thursday,December 19, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS UTES 44 SECONDS EAST) 935.11 FEET; AND NORTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS EAST 994.93 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST 50.00 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTHERLY R.O.W. OF SAID STATE ROAD NO. 300, THENCE RUN NORTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST 502.0 FEET, THENCE NORTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS EAST 127.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN NORTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST 367.55 FEET TO THE M.H.W. LINE OF ST. GEORGE SOUND, THENCE RUN ALONG SAID M.H.W. LINE NORTH 59 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 36 SECONDS EAST 113.78 FEET, THENCE NORTH 58 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 58 SECONDS EAST 14.54 FEET, THENCE LEAVING THE SAID M.H.W. LINE PROCEED SOUTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS EAST 385.94 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS WEST 127.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, SUBJECT TO A 10’ EASEMENT ON THE SOUTHERN PROPERTY BOUNDARY. SUBJECT TO AND TOGETHER WITH A NONEXCLUSIVE EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OVERAND ACROSS THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY, TO-WIT: A PARCEL OF LAND ON ST. GEORGE ISLAND LYING AND BEING IN PARTIAL SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 9 SOUTH, RANGE 6 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE MOST EASTERLY CORNER OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND GULF BEACHES, UNIT #2, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 AT PAGE 15, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SAID COUNTY; THENCE RUN ALONG THE EASTERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID UNIT #2 THE FOLLOWING THREE (3) COURSES: NORTH 18 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 19 SECONDS WEST 150.0 FEET; SOUTH 71 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 41 SECONDS WEST 20.0 FEET; AND NORTH 18 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 19 SECONDS WEST 410.0 FEET TO THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 300; THENCE ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF SAID STATE ROAD NO. 300 THE FOLLOWING FIVE (5) COURSES: NORTH 71 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 41 SECONDS EAST 416.89 FEET; ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE TO THE RIGHT (RADIUS OF 5,729.58 FEET, CHORD OF 599.03 FEET, CHORD BEARING OF NORTH 74 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 28 SECONDS EAST) 599.31 FEET; NORTH 77 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 16 SECONDS EAST 2778.82 FEET; ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE TO THE LEFT (RADIUS OF 5729.58 FEET, CHORD OF 934.07 FEET, CHORD BEARING OF NORTH 72 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 44 SECONDS EAST) 935.11 FEET; AND NORTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS EAST 994.93 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST 50 FEET; THENCE NORTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS EAST 180.18 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING ON THE NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY OF LINE OF SAID STATE ROAD NO. 300; THENCE FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN NORTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST 492.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS WEST 63.5 FEET; THENCE NORTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST 20.0 FEET; THENCE NORTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS EAST 147.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS EAST 20.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS WEST 63.5 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS EAST 492.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS WEST 20.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. 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. Dated at APALACHICOLA, Florida this 19th day of November, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk MORRIS, HARDWICK, SCHNEIDER, LLC, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF 9409 PHILADELPHIA ROAD, BALTIMORE, MD 21237 December 12, 19, 2013 93340T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 192012CA 000414CAXXXX DIVISION: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR WASHINGTON MUTUAL MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES WMALT SERIES 2006-5, Plaintiff, vs. ADAM LEE TEAT, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 19, 2013, and entered in Case No. 192012CA000414C of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida in which U.A. Bank National Association, as Trustee, successor in interest to Bank of America, National Association as Trustee as successor by merger to LaSalle Bank, National Association as trustee for Washington Mutual Mortgage PassThrough Certificates WMALT Series 2006-5, is the Plaintiff and Adam Lee Teat, Alecia Marie Ward, United States of America, are defendants, the Franklin County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on, the Franklin County Courthouse located at 33 Market Street, 2nd Floor Lobby, Apalachicola, Florida 32320 Franklin County, Florida at on the 5th day of March, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 9 (UNRECORDED) COMMENCING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 8 SOUTH, RANGE 8 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN WEST 859.67 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 110.00 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED # 1999) MARKING THE POINT OF BEGINNING FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 20 SECONDS WEST 145.18 FEET TO A RE-ROD, (MARKED #1999), THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 58 SECONDS WEST 302.98 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKER #7160), THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 145.00 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED #1999), THENCE RUN EAST 302.99 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 2 TEATS ROAD, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Franklin County, Florida this 19th day of November, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, Florida By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 fax eService: servealaw@ albertellilaw.com File No. WB-10-58570 In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this procceding should contact the Clerk of the Courts, Marcia M. Johnson, 33 Market Street, Suitc 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320; telephone number (850) 653-8861, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call (850) 577-4400. To file response please contact Franklin County Clerk of Court, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320, Tel: (850) 6538861; Fax:(850)6539339. December 12, 19, 2013 93338T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.:19-2011CA-000489 DIVISION: NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. CHRISTOPHER B. MORRIS, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 19, 2013, and entered in Case No. 19-2011-CA-000489 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida in which Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, is the Plaintiff and Christopher B. Morris, Nancy Morris„ Any And All Unknown Parties Claiming by, Through, Under, And Against The Herein named Individual Defendant(s) Who are not Known To Be Dead Or Alive, Whether Said Unknown Parties May Claim An Interest in Spouses, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Or Other Claimants are defendants, the Franklin County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in on the 2nd Floor Lobby Franklin County, Florida at on the 2nd day of April, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 3 BLOCK 12 OF EAST, ST. GEORGE ISLAND GULF BEACHES, UNIT NO. 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 PAGE 7 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 317 E GORRIE DR, EASTPOINT, FL 32328-2821 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Franklin County, Florida this, 19th day of November, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, Florida By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 fax eService: servealaw@ albertellilaw.com File No. WB -11-95114 In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Courts, Marcia M. Johnson, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320; telephone number (850) 653-8861, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call (850) 577-4400. To file response please contact Franklin County Clerk of Court, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320, Tel: (850) 653-8861; Fax: (850) 653-9339. December 12, 19, 2013 93348T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2009-CA000478 SUNTRUST BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RONALD K. HOWELL; SUNTRUST BANK; RONALD K HOWELL, UNKNOWN TENANT(S), Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered May 9, 2012 in Civil Case No. 2009CA-000478 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Apalachicola, Florida, wherein SUNTRUST BANK, N.A. is Plaintiff and THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RONALD K. HOWELL;, SUNTRUST BANK;, RONALD K HOWELL, UNKNOWN TENANT(S), are Defendants, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL. 32320 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 8th day of January, 2014 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lot 3, Block “D”, Unit 2, St. George Island Gulf Beaches, per Map or Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 15, Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 23rd day of October, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson As Clerk of the Court By: Michele Waxwell As Deputy Clerk MCCALLA RAYMER, LLC, ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 110 SE 6TH STREET FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33301 (407) 674-1850 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of Court Administration at (850) 5774401, or at the Leon County Courthouse, Room 225, 301 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 within 2 working days of receipt of a notice compelling you to appear at a court proceeding; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. The ADA Coordinator for the courts in Leon County is Doug Smith. He may be reached at (850) 577-4444 or through the Florida Relay Service, TDD at 1-800-955-8771. The address for the Office of Court Administration is: Leon County Courthouse, 301 S. Monroe Street, Room 225, Tallahassee, FL 32301. In all other counties in the circuit please contact the Clerk of the Circuit Court`s office and ask for the ADA Coordinator. The Clerk`s number is included on each county page. December 12, 19, 2013 93350T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY CASE NO.: 2012CA314 HANCOCK BANK, a Mississippi banking corporation, as assignee of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, as Receiver for Peoples First Community Bank, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, vs. MARK ZONDERVAN, individually, LENARD JEZIORSKI, individually, CENTENNIAL BANK, an ARKANSAS BANKING CORPORATION, M&L PLUMBING, INC., a Florida corporation, HIDDEN HARBOR PROPERTY OWNER’S ASSOCIATION, INC., a non-profit Florida corporation and FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, by and through the FRANKLIN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, pursuant to the Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure, entered in this case, will sell the property at public sale to the highest bidder for cash, except as set forth hereinafter, on January 16, 2014, at 11:00 am Eastern Time at the Franklin County Courthouse, 2nd Floor Lobby, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, the following described real property lying and being in Franklin County, Florida, to-wit: Lot 14, Block B of HIDDEN HARBOR, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 7, Page(s) 34-37, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. This Notice dated this 19th day of November, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Franklin County Clerk of Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk December 12, 19, 2013 93358T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 12-000293-CA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. ANA D. JOHNSON A/K/A ANA DAVIS JOHNSON; LANARK VILLAGE ASSOCIATION, INC.; CHRISTOPHER L. JOHNSON A/K/A CHRISTOPHER LOGAN JOHNSON, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of foreclosure dated the 19th day of November, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12-000293CA, of the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and ANA D. JOHNSON A/K/A ANA DAVIS JOHNSON and CHRISTOPHER L. JOHNSON A/K/A CHRISTOPHER LOGAN are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the 2nd Floor Lobby OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 33 MARKET STREET, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320, 11:00 AM on the 15th day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 52, OF BLUEWATERBAY, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, AT PAGE 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodatin in order to participate in thei proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Susan Wilson, ADA Coordinator, 301 Spouth 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. Dated this 19th day of November, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Submitted by: Choice Legal Group, P.A. 1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 Phone: (954)453-0365 Fax: (954)771-6052 Toll Free: 1-800-4412438 DESIGNATED PRIMARY E-MAIL FOR SERVICE PURSUANT TO FLA. R. JUD. ADMIN 2.516 eservice@ clegalgroup.com File No. 10-55836 December 12, 19, 2013 93352T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 19-2012-CA000217 Section:_______ BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. JAMES A. BOONE; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES, MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; AND MAGNOLIA RIDGE ESTATES PROPERTY OWNERS’ ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order on Plaintiffs Motion to Reset Foreclosure Sale dated November 25, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 19-2012-CA-000217 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 23rd day of January, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. on the 2nd Floor Lobby of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statutes, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 14, BLOCK B OF RESERVE AS MAGNOLIA RIDGE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGES 1-3, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, CORRECTED AFFIDAVIT AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 833, PAGE 436 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. 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. Dated at APALACHICOLA, Florida this 26th day of November, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Franklin COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk MORRIS, HARDWICK, SCHNEIDER, LLC, ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 5110 EISENHOWER BLVD, SUITE 302A, TAMPA, FL 33634 9409 PHILADELPHIA ROAD, BALTIMORE, MD 21237 December 12, 19, 2013 93428T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 19-2012-CA -000297 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. BRADLEY R. BLACKBURN, et. al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment entered in Case No. 10-2012-CA000297 in the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, and, BRADLEY R. BLACKBURN, et. al. are Defendants. The Clerk of Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash at the Second Floor Lobby of the Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida, 32320 at the hour of 11:00AM, on the 9TH day of JANUARY, 2014, the following described property: LOT 4, BLOCK 1 OF ADDITION TO MAGNOLIA BLUFFS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 17, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 5th day of December, 2013. MARCIA JOHNSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Submitted by: MORALES LAW GROUP, PA IMPORTANT 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 provisoin of certain assistance. Please contact teh Office of Court Administration at (850)5774401 or at the Leon County Courthouse, Room 225, 301 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 within 2 working days of receipt of a notice compelling you to appear at a court proceeding: If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. The ADA Coordinator for the courts in Leon County if Doug Smith. He may be reached at (850)577-4444 or through the Florida Relay Service, TDD at 1-800-955-8771. The address for the Office of Court Administration is: Leon county courthouse, 301 S. Monroe Street, Room 225, Tallahassee, FL 32301. In all other counties in the circuit please contact the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office and ask for the ADA Coordinator. The Clerk’s number is included on each county page. December 19, 29, 2013 93410T NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Wingin’ It Sailing Charters located at 275 Timber Island Rd., in the County of Franklin, in the City of Carrabelle, Florida, 32322 intends to register the said name with the Divisions of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Carrabelle, Florida, this 10th day of December, 2013. TJ Dreamboard, LLC December 19, 2013 96513T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 13000306CAAXMX CRIMSON ALLIGATOR DRIVE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. EMMETT MITCHELL, III and LELA M. MITCHELL, husband and wife, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given pursuant to a Stipulated Uniform Final Judgment of Foreclosure Nunc Pro Tunc dated December 10, 2013, entered in Case No. 13000306 CAAXMX, of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, in favor of the Plaintiff, Crimson Alligator Drive, LLC and against the Defendants, Emmett Mitchell, III, and Lela M. Mitchell, that Plaintiff will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Franklin County Courthouse, second floor lobby, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL on January 9, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. EST, the following described real property as set forth in the Amended Stipulated Uniform Final Judgment of Foreclosure Nunc Pro Tunc: Begin at an old concrete monument marking the Northeasterly corner (also being the most easterly corner) of Lot 1, Block “16”, Unit No. 4 of Lanark Village Subdivision, a subdivision as per map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 6, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida, and thence run South 6228’04” West 125.61 feet, thence run South 6020’22” West 37.64 feet, thence run South 2727’51” East 200.22 feet to the Northerly right-of-way boundary of U.S. Highway No. 98 ~ 319, thence run North 6230’05” East along said right-of-way boundary 318.10 feet to the Southwesterly right-of-way boundary of Newman Drive, thence run North 6459’40” seconds West along said right-of-way boundary 254.23 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Situate, lying and being in Fractional Section 12, Township 7 South, Range 4 West, Franklin County, Florida. and Lot 34 of Holiday Beach Unit 2, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page(s) 3, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. Dated on this 10th day of December, 2013. /s/ Joseph T. King Joseph T. King, Esq. FL Bar No. 0637051 BURR & FORMAN LLP One Tampa City Center, Suite 3200 201 N. Franklin Street (33602) Post Office Box 380 Tampa, Florida 33601 (813) 221-2626 Fax: (813) 221-7335 jking@burr.com (primary) adabrosky@burr.com (secondary) Attorneys for Plaintiff, Crimson Alligator Drive, LLC MARCIA M.JOHNSON Clerk of Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk ATTENTION: 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. December 19, 26, 2013 93462T NEPA/S106 PUBLIC NOTICE Cellco Partnership and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless (Verizon Wireless) proposes to build a 260’ tall self-support Communications Tower. Anticipated lighting application is Dual Red/ White Medium Intensity Strobe. The Site location is near US Highway 98 (AKAUS Highway 319), Eastpoint, Franklin County, FL, 32328, at Latitude N29-46-14.471, Longitude W84-49-07.913. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Antenna Structure Registration (ASR, Form 854) filing number is A0866642. ENVIRONMENTALEFFECTS – Interested persons may review the application (www.fcc. gov/asr/applications) by entering the filing number. Environmental concerns may be raised by filing a Request for Environmental Review (www.fcc. gov/asr/environmentalrequest) and online filings are strongly encouraged. The mailing address to file a paper copy is: FCC Requests for Environmental Review, Attn: Ramon Williams, 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC 20554. HISTORIC PROPERTIES EFFECTS Public comments regarding potential effects on historic properties may be submitted within 30 days from the date of this publication to: Virginia Janssen, Principal Archaeologist, Dynamic Environmental Associates, Inc., 3850 Lake Street, Suite C, Macon, GA31204, (877) 968-4787, Sec106@ DynamicEnvironmental.co m. Re: 21310016 December 19, 2013 96647S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, DAVID E. BARBER, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 1142 Year of issuance: 2010 Description of property: SEC 32 T8S R6 W ET A1 Full Legal Can Be Obtained in the Franklin County Clerk of Circuit Courts Office PARCEL NO: 32-08S-06W-0000-0015-00 00 Name is which assessed: MICHAEL C. KELLER All of said property being in the State of Flor96645T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, W. E. SALMON, INC., the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 1462 Year of issuance: 2011 Description of property: LOTS 7 & 8 BLOCK A CARRABELLE ET AL Full Legal Can be Obtained in the Franklin County Clerk of Circuit Court’s Office PARCEL NO: 29-07S-04W-4170-000A-00 70 Name is which assessed: ROBERT & PATRICIA EDWARDS All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the first (1st) Monday in the month of JANUARY 2014, which is the 6th day of January 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 25th day of November, 2013. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk Dec. 5, 12, 19, 26, 2013

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SCREENEDPORCH. 425/MO 6.3 BEDROOM3 BATH HOUSE ON RIVER/3 BOAT SLIPSW/LIFT 2CARGARAGEwww. rst tness.com/carrabelle 4516552Franklin CountyLiquor License$ 145,000.00 Seriousinquires/offersonly at:anitalln242@aol.com Nuclear Medicine Adjuncts:Will teach credited courses, supervise laboratory learning experiences, evaluate student achievements, develop curriculum, and formulate policies and procedures. Minimum Quali cations: Bachelors Degree or higher. Must have current active licensure in Nuclear Medicine Imaging, related certi cations as appropriate for eld (i.e. CPR, HIPPA, etc.) and have a minimum of 2 years post-certi cation experience in Nuclear Medicine Technology. Copies of Transcripts must be submitted with a GCSC application. ***Applicants may apply direct to Health Sciences Chair. Open till lled. Additional info: www.gulfcoast.edu/hr. 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 O cer (850) 872-3866. GCSC is an EA/EO/M/F/Vet employer. GCSC Equity O ce 850.872.3866 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 lgrimes@pcnh.com EOE, Drug-free workplace Web ID#: 34266362 Text FL66340 to 56654 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 lgrimes@pcnh.com EOE, Drug Free Workplace Web ID#: 34269124 Text FL69124 to 56654 Marketing Entry Level Marketing Specialist The News Herald is looking for an entry-level marketing specialist to assist with marketing support and document presentations for our sales team in a timely, accurate, and cost effective manner. This position will assist with sales proposals and interview preparation under the direction of the Regional Marketing Director, assist with development and coordination of marketing materials and branding, update and maintain files and documents and utilize effective written and oral communication skills. In addition, the position will provide assistance for event planning and conference attendance. Candidates should have an Associate’s degree and must be skilled in Powerpoint, InDesign, Photoshop and Microsoft Excel. Applicable experience may be substituted in lieu of formal education. The News Herald offers the following benefits: medical, dental, vision and life insurance; 401(k) plan; vacation and sick leave; and disability insurance. To apply, send resume to: lgrimes@pcnh.com or come by the office at 501 W. 11th Street to complete an employment application. Hiring will be contingent on a background check and drug screen. Web ID#: 34274489 Text FL74489 to 56654 ida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the first (1st) Monday in the month of JANUARY 2014, which is the 6th day of January 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 25th day of November, 2013. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk Dec. 5, 12, 19, 26, 2013 966801T PUBLIC NOTICE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE PERMIT Permit File Number 0175057-003 The Department of Environmental Protection gives notice of its intent to issue a permit to Water Management Services, Inc., St. George Island, to construct a new water treatment plant, 600,000 gallon ground storage tank, booster pumping station, and improvements to the existing distribution system. The water treatment plant, ground storage tank, and booster pumping station would be located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Second Avenue West and West Bay Shore Drive, St. George Island. A person whose substantial interests are affected by the Department’s proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative proceeding (hearing) in accordance with sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. The petition must contain the information set forth below and must be filed (received by the Agency Clerk) in the Office of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 323993000. The petitioner must mail a copy of the petition to the applicant [applicant name and address] at the time of filing. Failure to petition within the allowed time frame constitutes a waiver of any right such person has to request a hearing under sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., and to participate as a party to this proceeding. Any subsequent intervention will only be at the approval of the presiding officer upon motion filed pursuant to Rule 28-106.205, F.A.C. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Department’s action is based must contain the following information: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agency’s file or identification number, if known; (b) The name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner; the name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner’s representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the petitioner’s substantial interests will be affected by the agency determination; (c) A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the agency decisions; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate; (e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the specific facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the Department’s action; (f) A statement of the specific rules and statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modification of the Department’s proposed action, including an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the specific rule or statutes; and (g) A statement of the relief sought by petitioner, stating precisely the action petitioner wants the Department to take. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the Department’s final action may be different from the position taken by it in this Notice. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the Department on the petition have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. The application is available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at the Department’s Northwest District office, 160 Government Street, Pensacola, Florida, 32502-5794, Room 308, December 19, 2013 96785T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013-77-CP Division: PROBATE IN RE: ESTATE OF GEORGE RUSSELL CROFTON, JR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of George Russell Crofton, Jr., deceased, whose date of death was October 7th, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is December 12, 2013. Personal Representative: Elizabeth Wilson Crofton 1819 Mount Sinai Court Tucker, GA 30084 Attorneys for Personal Representative SANDERS AND DUNCAN, P.A. 80 MARKET STREET APALACHICOLA, FL 32320 (850) 653-8976 E-Mail Address: ddduncan@fairpoint. net December 12, 19, 2013 96755T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 2013-000253 CA AMERIS BANK, a Georgia Bank, 201 S. Broad Street P.O. Box 240 Cairo, GA 39828 Plaintiff, vs. JAMES E. GALLOWAY, KIMBERLY J. GALLOWAY, EASTPOINT WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT, and FRANKLIN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, pursuant to Plaintiffs Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure, entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Franklin County, Florida, described as follows, to wit: LOT 4, SEASIDE COTTAGES, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 25, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, on the 15th day of January, 2014, at 11 :00 a.m. EST, or as soon thereafter as the sale may proceed, at the 2nd Floor Lobby, at the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320, in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statutes. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must me a claim with the Clerk of Court no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim, you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Notice to Persons With Disabilities: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator’s office not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. MARCIA M. JOHNSON Clerk of Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk December 12,19, 2013 96821T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 13-00125-CC WILLIE MARY CLARK JOSEPH fka WILLIE M. DANIELS, Plaintiff, vs. WILLIAM LOVE AND JULIA LOVE, and all parties claiming by, through, under or against them; and all unknown natural persons, if alive, and if dead, or not known to be dead or alive, their several and respective unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees and creditors, or other persons claiming by, through or under those unknown natural persons; and the several and respective unknown assigns, successors in interest, trustees or any other person claiming by, through, under or against any corporation or other legal entity named as a defendant; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above named or described defendants or parties or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in and to the lands hereinafter described in the complaint. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION To: WILLIAM LOVE AND JULIA LOVE, and all parties claiming by, through, under or against them; and all unknown natural persons, if alive, and if dead, or not known to be dead or alive, their several and respective unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees and creditors, or other persons claiming by, through or under those unknown natural persons; and the several and respective unknown assigns, successors in interest, trustees or any other person claiming by, through, under or against any corporation or other legal entity named as a defendant; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above named or described defendants or parties or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in and to the lands hereinafter described in the complaint. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Adverse Possession and to Quiet Title the following property in Franklin County, Florida: LOT 7 OF BLOCK 166 OF THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA, AS PER MAP OR PLAT OF SAID CITY IN MOST COMMON USE. has been filed against you. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Donna Duncan, plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is Sanders and Duncan, P.A., P.O. Box 157, Apalachicola, FL 32329, on or before the 10th day of February, 2014, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on plaintiffs’ attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint of the petition. Dated this 10th day of December, 2013. MARCIA M. JOHNSON As Clerk of the Court By: Terry E. Creamer As Deputy Clerk December 19, 26, 2013 January 2, 9, 2014 96823T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 13-000124CC VEDELL M. BUNYON and SHANNON H. BUNYON, Plaintiffs, vs. MARY HAWKINS, and all others claiming by, through, or under MARY HAWKINS, including any unknown natural person, the unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under, or against any known or unknown person who is known to be dead or is not known to be either dead or alive, and JAMES HAWKINS, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION To: All parties claiming interests by, through, under, or against MARY HAWKINS, including all parties having or claiming to have any right, .title or interest in the property herein described: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to Quiet Title to the following property in Franklin County, Florida, described as; The Northeast one half (NE 1/2) of Lot 1, in Block 166, of the City of Apalachicola, Florida, according to the map or plat thereof in common use has been filed against you. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, on Barbara Sanders, Sanders and Duncan, P.A., who is attorney for plaintiffs, whose address is P.O. Box 157, Apalachicola, Florida 32329, on or before the 20th day of January, 2013, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint of the petition. Dated this 10th day of December, 2013. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of Circuit Court Franklin County, FL By: Terry E. Creamer As Deputy Clerk BARBARA SANDERS Attorney for Plaintiffs FL Bar No. 4442178 Sanders and Duncan, P.A. 80 Market Street P.O. Box 157 Apalachicola, FL 32320 (850) 653-8976 bsanders@fairpoint.net jrgay@fairpoint.net December 19, 26, 2013 January 2, 9, 2014 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 FL73693 to 56654 Install/Maint/Repair Lawn Service TechSWAT Pest Control is looking for a Chemical Applicator for a Lawn Service Route. Good driver’s license required. Apply in person at 2060 Sherman Ave. Mon-ThurNO PHONE CALLS Web ID#: 34275117 Text FL75117 to 56654 Sales/Business Dev.Commissioned Sales PositionExperienced, FL licensed Real Estate sales associate to take over 100 leads for Carrabelle & Lanark Village, MUST know Carrabelle real estate market & live in the area, some closing support & training as needed. Contact John Shelby, Broker St. George Island Realty 850-899-0108 Web Id 34273054 Install/Maint/Repair Maintenance Project Manager National outsourcing company needs an experienced, seasoned maintenance professional to lead a crew of maintenance workers at a luxury property in the Santa Rosa Beach area. Ideal candidate must have a minimum of 3 -5 years experience and be familiar with all aspects of maintenance and repairs. Excellent starting salary plus voluntary benefits after 30 days. Send resume to:hospitalitychoices@gmail. com or apply on line at www.theservicecompanies.com Go to “Join the Team” We are a crime and drug free workplace and an EOE Web ID#: 34275543Text FL75543 to 56654 Sales/Business Dev Pawnbroker Would you like to make $14-$18 per hour working 4 days a week with health insurance? We are looking for energetic, friendly, hard working team members interested in long-term employment. We offer sales commissions. Performance rewards, Referral bonuses, Professional development, Flexible schedule, & Health Ins. after 90 days. If you are active and outgoing, we can train. Must be 18, physically fit, and HSD/GED. Drug Free. NO criminal background, Valid FLDL. Check us out at dansp awn.com and apply in person at 1314 Bayview Ave, Mon-Fri, 10am to 4pm or call for an appointment (850) 481-1115 Web ID#: 34265588 Text FL65588 to 56654 FOR LEASE: Convenient Store with Gas station. Bay County. Great location! Will be branded Chevron. Available very soon. Major investment required. Serious inquiries only. Ware Oil & Supply Company.850-584-6666 ext 407 St. GeorgeIsland $175/wk, elec, satellite, garbage incl. Pool tbl. 12’X 65’deck. Beautiful view! 850-653-5319 St. George Island 2Br, 1Ba, ground floor apt., furnished or unfurnished, 12’x 65’Deck. $275/per week, utilities included 850-653-5319 Text FL73867 to 56654 2 Br 1.5 Ba. Screened in porch and yard. W/D included. $600 per month. 1 year lease. $400 deposit & refrncs. 404-710-4078 Text FL75558 to 56654 East Point Carrabelle Lease Purchase Option 900 sq ft, 1Br, Open Plan, Fireplace Washer & Dryer, Secluded, 1/2 mile from Beach. $380 month. 954-816-7004 Text FL74084 to 56654 Carrabelle/Eastpoint: 1600 Sq Ft Doublewide, renovated Mobile Home /w Grandmother Unit, Stone Fireplace, Jacuzzi, Secluded, 1.5 Wooded Acres, Near Beach, $115k Negotionable 954-816-7004 These tiny ads sell, hire, rent and inform for thousands of families each week.Let a little Classified ad do a big job for you. 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Local A14 | The Times O u r l o c a 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 e l 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 R e 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 J o e A p a l ac h i c o l a C a p e S a n B l a s S t G e o r g e I s l a n d, C a r r a b e l l e a n d s u r r o u n d i n g a r e a s R eal E sta t e P icks Best V alues on the Forgotten Coast MLS 248897 ST GEORGE ISLAND $1,299,000 “P ositiv e S pace ” Immac ula t ely main tained c ust om home designed b y ar chit ec t L arr y B urk e on a one acr e landsc aped lot in pr estigious S t G eor ge Plan ta tion! T his one o wner home is beautifully furnished and f ea tur es G ulf views acr oss the en tir e southern w all of the house T he spacious mast er suit e t otally oc c upies the 2nd oor with easy ac c ess t o the laundr y r oom fr om the bedr oom. B oth guest bedr ooms ha v e priv a t e ba ths and the “ den ” c an ser v e as a 4th bedr oom with a half ba th or o c e / cr af t r oom. B eautiful full por ches f or easy en t er taining and enjo ying the G ulf view T his home also has a gas r eplac e and oak oors thr oughout the living/dining ar eas S quar e f ootage acr eage and lot dimensions ar e tak en fr om C oun t y P r oper t y A ppr aiser ’ s w ebsit e S himmering S ands R ealty STE VE HARRIS C ell: 850-890-1971 w w w .st e v esisland .com w w w .P ositiv eS paceH ome .com 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 ng 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 g o o d w at e r a c c e s s 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 John Shelby Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www .sgirealty .com MLS# 250350 $64,900 St. George Island ISLAND L OT FOR SALE H i g h d r y w a l k a b l e l o t m e a s u r i ng 9 0 x 1 3 5 a d j a c e n t l o t i s s e p a r at e l y f o r s a l e q u i e t a r e a o f t h e I s l a n d o n E a s t S a w y e r A ve n u e n e a r e n d o f P o r t e r S t r e e t s h o r t d i s t a n c e f ro m t h e G u l f o f M e x i c o a n d A p a l a c h i c o l a B a y l i s t e d b y J o h n S h e l b y Advertise Her e Contact The Star T oday (850) 277-7847 4514359 & $ ( # # ( ! ! % ( ( ! ( ( ( ! ( ( ( ! % ( % ! $ ( ( % ( $ ( ( % ( ! “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) Which of these has an area of about 426 square miles? Great Lakes, Rhode Island, Mojave Desert, Hong Kong 2) What small green vegetable resembles a miniature cabbage? Asparagus, Cauliower, Brussels sprouts, Chickpea 3) At 186, which team has scored the most points ever in an NBA game? Celtics, Lakers, Pistons, Nuggets 4) What is/was the brand name of the rst diet cola produced in the U.S.? Tab, Diet Rite, Shasta, Chek 5) For whom did Henry Ford name the Edsel automobile? Mother, Father, Son, Daughter 6) What was the rst name of locomotive engineer “Casey” Jones? Sidney, Thomas, Jakelin, Jonathan 7) Which Ivy League school is known as “Old Eli”? Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Cornell 8) Where does the “Orange Coast” stretch from Seal Beach to Dana Point? Jamaica, Florida, Costa Rica, California 9) Researchers say a person will wait for an elevator for how many seconds without dgeting? 15, 40, 60, 90 10) On differing from a “hard” drink, what does a “soft” drink imply a lack of? Sugar, Calories, Alcohol, Flavor 11) “Kinepolis Madrid” is the world’s largest cinema complex and has how many screens? 15, 20, 25, 30 12) The longest bicycle ever built allowed how many to ride at once? 10, 20, 30, 40 13) Moin Khan is world famous for what sport? Cricket, Badminton, Skibobbing, Rodeo 14) In 2013 Morgan Shepherd became the oldest driver to start a NASCAR Cup race at what age? 59, 62, 66, 71 ANSWERS 1) Hong Kong. 2) Brussels sprouts. 3) Pistons. 4) Diet Rite. 5) Son. 6) Jonathan. 7) Yale. 8) California. 9) 40. 10) Alcohol. 1 1) 25. 12) 40. 13) Cricket. 14) 71. Trivia Fun Wilson Casey WC@Trivia Guy.com By Tevis Page Special to the Times Last week was interesting. The fourth grade sold candy grams, and there was a secret Santa shop in the elementary. The FCS band held a Christmas concert and rocked it! Last Wednesday the Student Government Association, National Honors Society, and Beta Club were honored to have Miss Deanna T. Simmons visit us during our lunch period to converse about her success. She graduated from Apalachicola High School and attended the University of West Florida where she began her journey with the Peace Corps. Her mission lasted for two years and she was stationed in Ethiopia, where she still lives. She explained to us how we are so much more than just a high school student. We represent our school, county, district, state, country, region and even world; and how that is no small responsibility. She shared a myriad of stories about her ventures and gave a new outlook on our futures. We all appreciated her presence and wish her the best in her journeys. The break starts on Friday, Dec. 20. The middle and high schools will be administering semester exams on Thursday and Friday. As always it’s great to be a hawk! HAWK TALK Back home from Ethiopia, with new outlook Special to The Times Members of Franklin County’s middle and high school bands, under the direction of Karl Lester, performed their annual winter concert Dec. 12 in the media center. First to perform was the sixth grade band, with each student having a chance to solo. Instrumentalists included Gage Thompson, Chelsie Woods, Tristan Segree, Shanna Pearson, Stormie Petty, Jacob Shirley, Stephen Smith, Abner Ramirez, Morgan Malone, Chasity Ard, Charles Carter, Hayden Mock, Chloe Owens, Mercedes Jones, Brianna Hicks, Summer Granger, Joseph Square, Kimberly Turrell, Krista Fuller, Katelyn Cooper, Jimmy Square, Hunter Anderson, Joe Aguilar, Zander McCalpin, Tommy Varner, Brandon Farr, Allyson Emswiler, Nicolas Hutchins, Jaylin Charles, Jesse Ray, Alexy Erickson, Kynsie Erickson, Kiana Foley, Kristianna Wilson, KT Nessly, Teri Messer and Isaiah DeCoursey. Members of the seventh grade and symphonic bands were next. Performing were utists Samantha Marxsen, Ursula Countryman, Josie Kriss, Jessica Rudd, Casey Riley and Aracely Gallegos; clarinetists Jackson Copley, Cayce Daniels, Fisher Edwards, Taylor Messer, Abbriell Pace, Makenzie Shuman and Beyla Walker; alto saxophonists Thomas Copley and Ana Aguilar; tenor saxophonist Acaleah Wallace; baritone saxophonist Lorenzo O’Neal; trumpeters Charles Petty and Melody Hateld; French horn players Mercedes Rice and Rory Countryman; trombonists Morgan Martin, Colby Boatwright and Mitchell Sand; euphonium player Ann Reeder; tuba player Hunter Kelley; keyboardist Jessica Schmidt; and percussionists Fa’Letta Davis, Bryan Boyd, Kitana Peralta and Jonathan Whitcomb. DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times ABOVE: Colby Boatwright, left, and Mitchell Sand play trombone. RIGHT: Morgan Malone performs on clarinet. Winter band sweetens the air Thursday, December 19, 2013



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xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx 50 WWW.APALACHTIMES.COMPhone: 850-653-8868 Web: apalachtimes.com E-mail: dadlerstein@star .com Fax: 850-653-8893 Circulation: 800-345-8688 DEADLINES FOR NEXT WEEK: School News & Society: 11 a.m. Friday Real Estate Ads: 11 a.m. Thursday Legal Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Display Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Line Ads: 5 p.m. Monday xxxxx Contact Us xxxxx Out to see Index By LOIS SWOBODA653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes lswoboda@star .com Nobody stood up in support of proposed military use of Tates Hell State Forest during a Dec. 12 town hall meeting in Apalachicola. The meeting was organized by the Florida Forest Service in partnership with the Air Force, but the only uniforms in evidence were worn by clean cut foresters. The Air Force sent two civilian representatives, Mike Penland, deputy director for range and airspace sustainment at Eglin Air Force Base, and John Mathers, project director for Gulf Regional Airspace Strategic Planning (GRASI). People began trickling into the meeting room 20 minutes before the scheduled time, 6 p.m. When the meeting began, there were 43 participants present, not counting forest service and Air Force staff. By the break, about 60 were present, considerably fewer than the 200 who turned up in August for an Air Force scoping meeting, but most of them still as adamant the Air Force was not welcome in the forest. The meeting was opened by Ken Weber, the state forests rst manager. We dont often get people together like this to discuss the forest, so I just want to thank you for turning out tonight, he said. Weber said no decision had been made about military use of the forest. He said the town hall meeting was to discuss a memo of understanding that might lead to a memo of agreement.W-I-N-N-E-RMyers spells best at county beeBy DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com When Georjanna Myers grows up, and if her ambition to be a cardiologist should come to fruition, she might recall the diagnosis that enabled her to win the county spelling bee. This is because that was the word that won it for the Apalachicola Bay Charter School eighth-grader when she bested the eld of 20 elementary and middle school students to take the top prize Dec. 12. Myers had to contend with a challenge from ABC sixth-grader Cade Juno, who was the last student standing between her and the title entering the sixth and nal round. State: No decision yet on GRASICounty plans scaled down Weems expansionBy DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com If nancing can be obtained next year, Weems Memorial Hospital is on course to embark on a $10.2 million expansion, about half the size of the $20 million to $25 million rebuild talked about in recent years. Following input from county commissioners and the hospital board at a joint workshop earlier this fall, Weems CEO Ray Brownsworth has further pared down the project from its most recent $14 million price tag. Drawings from the Sarasota architectural rm of TRO Jung | Brannen show PHOTOS BY DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesABC School eighth-grader Georgjanna Myers won the district spelling bee Dec. 12. See SPELLING A2 See WEEMS A2 Carrabelle ChristmasBy DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com It was a dark and stormy night Saturday in Carrabelle, threatening the Christmas spirit. But no matter. The organizers of this years Boat Parade of Lights & Holiday On The Harbor simply moved the event to Sunday night, and it came off wonderfully. A chill was in the air as 15 boats, each decorated with lights, delighted onlookers from the shore, and once it was complete, the sky blazed with reworks. We think for having it rescheduled we did lose about ve boats that werent able to stay for Sunday, said Sheila Hauser, with the Carrabelle Chamber of Commerce, which oversaw the parade. Two pontoon boats, a sailboat and two smaller boats, 25-footers. She said the decision to postpone was made by Hauser and Chamber Director Suzanne Zimmerman in consultation with Capt. Russell Cahoon with Towboat US, who has led the parade for more than two decades. We decided to reschedule it because of inclement weather coming in, for safety reasons basically, Hauser said. The decision did cut into the success of the Holiday on the Harbor festivities, organized by Carrabelle Cares, the Carrabelle Waterfront Partnership and the city. Before the rain we had a huge number of vendors and we ended up with a few, said Tamara Allen, the partnerships program manager. Everybody begged off because of the weather. It was impaired a lot by the rain.PHOTOS BY DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesTOP: A mermaid topped the boat piloted by Capt. Chester Reese. BELOW LEFT: Solomon DAmbrosio, son of Meghan Shiver, tells his wishes to Santa. BELOW RIGHT: The FSU marine labs 65-foot catamaran blared the Seminole war chant.Rescheduled boat parade oats through See CARRABELLE A5 See GRASI A5Opinion . . . . . . A4 Society . . . . . . A6 Faith . . . . . . . A7 Outdoors . . . . . A8 Tide Chart . . . . . A8 Sports . . . . . . A9 Classi eds . . . A12-A13 Yuletide in Eastpoint, A2VOL. 128 ISSUE 34 Thursday, December 19, 2013Government of ces to close for holidaysCarrabelle City Hall will be closed Dec. 24-25 and will be open only until noon on New Years Eve and closed on New Years Day. Both the Franklin County Courthouse and Apalachicola city of ces will be closed Dec. 24-26, as well as New Years Day. The Apalachicola Municipal Library will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 24 and 26, and closed on Christmas Day and New Years Days. The county libraries in Eastpoint and Carrabelle will be closed Dec. 24-26 and on New Years Day.New Years Eve bon re on islandFrom 8 p.m. to midnight Dec. 31 at Lighthouse Park, 1 East Gulf Beach Drive, ring in the New Year with a bon re on the St. George Island beach. A deejay will play rock and roll music for everyones entertainment and dancing pleasure. Call 927-2229 for more information.Trivia continues as usual at TapasThe Tapas Bar on Market Street in Apalachicola will host its regular trivia match at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24. Forget Christmas Eve! Were obsessive compulsive! Come join us.Tallahassee Swing Band at the DixieWhat an exciting way to start the season! Making their Dixie Theatre debut, this big band ensemble has been playing the 40s, 50s and 60s classics and more for 24 years. Join us Jan. 4, and tap, dance and sway to your hearts content. The Dixie Theatre is at 21 Ave. E in Apalachicola, For more information, call 653-3200.

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LocalA2 | The Times The long line of parents and children who waited to meet Santa Claus on Friday at the Eastpoint pavilion showed just how much enthusiasm has grown for the annual event. More than $1,500 raised by Eastpoint businesses, individuals and organizations went to buy gifts each child could enjoy, with some donated directly. Organizer Dottye Thornburg and her bevy of elves helped distribute nearly 400 age-appropriate gifts well into the evening, topping off the parade that delighted onlookers in the afternoon. Her mother-in-law, Sue Thornburg, stood alongside Santa Claus as his chief elf. Santas visit once again was arranged with the help of local businessman Rex Pennycuff, who patiently assisted the jolly old elf in giving the children the attention they deserved. Representatives of Centennial Bank handed out chocolate milk and cookies to make the anticipation even more enjoyable By DAVID ADLERSTEINJuno had spelled hazard right earlier, and before that belladonna, but this time the word isobar tripped him up. Myers, who in the previous round advanced with the word guitar, this time nailed topical and then the championship word, a medical term, to earn a berth in the Big Bend Spelling Bee on Feb. 8 at the Aquilina Howell Student Services Center in Tallahassee. The champion of that spelling bee wins an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. I like science, said the straight-A student. I want to be a cardiologist, or a neurologist. Myers said she studied some for the bee, mainly with fellow eighth-grade ABC school winner Savannah Montgomery on their way to the district nals in the media center of the Franklin County School. Myers, who learns language arts with middle school teacher Tanya Joanos, said her favorite subject is reading, and she likes mainly ction, especially mysteries. I like to read in the living room; thats the best place, Myers said. No one can bother me. Shes enjoyed the Hunger Games trilogy and is now poring through The Book Thief, a best-selling adventure tale of a 9-year-old girl who makes her way through World War II Germany by stealing books. I like it when it leaves you waiting for more, she said. Myers, daughter of Belinda Lockley and Henry Myers, said Joanos also makes us write a lot, an excellent way to learn to master the spelling of words. She took a moment after her win to say thank you to my mama and to my school. In addition to Myers, Montgomery and Juno, representing the charter school were fourthgraders Weston Bockelman and Meredith Alford, fth-graders Jack Vail and Camille Davis, sixthgrader Camille Williams and seventh-graders Dajon Penamon and Kevin Flores. The Franklin County School was represented by fourth-graders Rachel Rudd and Brianna Sutcliffe, fth-graders Carson Stulsky and Gavyn Padilla, sixth-graders Keondre Sewell and Jesse Ray, seventh-graders Ethan Riley and Makenzie Shuman, and eighth-graders Harper Westbook and Josie Kriss. Judging this years bee, which was coordinated by high school language arts teacher Callie Nichols, was retired librarian Susan Clementson, retired Apalachicola postmaster Judy Stokowski and Dr. Gregory Wynot, a retired psychologist who is a civilian rearms instructor at Gulf Coast State College. The bees pronouncer was Apalachicola librarian Caty Greene. current plans to add about 8,000 square feet to be used as a four-room emergency department, complete with a new imaging suite with CT scan. The existing hospital would be renovated, including a new roof and new utilities. The private wing that now features 25 beds, many in shared units, would be transformed into only private rooms, each with a toilet and shower. The campus outside aesthetics also would be upgraded. Rooms now used for the Weems West clinic would nd new uses, with clinic services moved to the adjacent former health department building, which most recently was leased by the county to Dr. Stephen Miniat. The hospital has expended $40,000 in renovating Miniats former ofces, which are now used for one full-time provider and a part-time provider. The plan is to have it serve two full-time practitioners and a part-time one, likely a visiting orthopedic specialty group that can see patients several days a month. Brownsworth said the $10.2 million could cover the cost of the entire project. The hospital long has planned to seek nancing from the U.S. Department of Agricultures rural construction arm, at an interest rate of about 4.5 percent. The CEO said plans are also to look into possible nancing through private channels, or from the federal governments Department of Housing and Urban Development. Application would be made within six months, he said, with construction completed sometime in 2016. Brownsworth said of the money currently earmarked for capital improvements out of the one-cent health care sales tax, about 90 percent of the $57,000 monthly infusion would go toward paying off construction debt. Another $10,000 is spent each month on funding the clinic services.In search of a new providerThe infrastructure plans come at a time of changes within the Weems West clinic. Susan Hardin, the advanced registered nurse practitioner, has had to step aside because of a decision by Medicare to no longer allow her to bill for her ARNP services. Brownsworth said Medicares decision came because of a technical violation that Hardin had not completed the necessary masters level courses mandated as of 2002. He said Hardin, fully licensed as an ARNP since 1995, remains in good standing as a practitioner. The problem is she believed herself to be grandfathered in when the rule change was made a decade ago, Brownsworth said, and Medicare did not indicate a problem over the last 11 years. She does a great job, he said. We dont want to lose her. Brownsworth said he is looking for a practitioner to replace Hardin, as she continues to look into how to earn the necessary credits or secure a waiver from Medicare. Beginning this week, duties at Weems West are being divided up between Dana Whaley, ARNP, and Dr. Eugene Charbonneau. Hours are 8 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. He said Whaley and Charbonneau have been seeing about 20 to 25 patients per day at Weems East in Carrabelle, while Weems West has only been attracting about eight to 10 patients per day. He said he expects the clinics volume in Apalachicola to rise once renovation is fully complete on Miniats former ofces. WEEMS from page A1 SPeELLING from page A1Eastpoint crowd brings Christmas alive TOP LEFT: Mya Huckeba as Mary and Wyatt Crum as Joseph helped lead the oat from High Calling Church. TOP RIGHT: Nasya Wagner and daughter Debbie wait to see Santa. BOTTOM LEFT: Brooklyn Pumphrey rests for a spell as she waits for Santa. BOTTOM RIGHT: Three young men dream of Christmas.PHOTOS BY DAVID A DLERST ST EIN | the Times Thursday, December 19, 2013 DAVID ADLERST ST EIN | The TimesWeems CEO Ray Brownsworth holds the architectural renderings of the original expansion, top, and the scaled-down plans. See the renderings at www. apalachtimes.com.

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CouponExpires:12-31-13CODE:AP00 THESPECIALTYMEDICALCENTER SKINCANCERcanbepresentwithoutyouknowingit.CALLtodayforaskincancerscreening.DIDYOUKNOWthatstudiesshow: NOW,DIDYOUKNOW? VINCENTIVERS,M.D.301TwentiethStreet|PortSt.Joe,FL32456 850-227-7070|www.iversmd.com ALLMAJOR INSURANCE ACCEPTED9am-6pm 9am-2pm By Melanie G. TaylorSpecial to the Times The holiday season is upon us, and that means many of us will be spending more time in the kitchen. If you would like to make an impression with a less-than-ordinary meal, use traditional family dishes as a starting point for your special menu, then add seasonal spices to easy-to-prepare dishes to create a holiday feast that your family and friends will talk about for weeks. Spices are native to warm, tropical climates and are obtained from roots, owers, fruits, seeds, or bark. Adding holiday spices to your recipes will add just the right amount of Christmas charm along with a rich, warm avor and aroma that enhances many dishes. Spices do come with some health benets. The greatest being that spices serve as avorful alternatives to salt, fat, and sugar without adding any extra calories to meals. Instead of adding sugar to oatmeal, sweet potatoes, and desserts, try adding spices like cinnamon and allspice. For savory meals, replace salt with spices like black pepper, cumin, and dill seed. Try avoring foods with spices instead of using breading, gravies, and sauces. Seasoning meats with spices and cooking them on the grill are healthy alternatives to frying and easy, avorful ways to reduce fat intake. Adopting changes like these can help reduce sodium, fat, and sugar in your diet. How long will these spices last in your kitchen? Dried spices never actually spoil, but their avor and aroma fade over time. They should be stored in a cool, dry place in tight containers and away from heat. When cooking, keep the container away from steaming pots to avoid exposure to moisture. Ground spices, such as paprika, cinnamon, and nutmeg, can be kept for 2 years. Cinnamon sticks, peppercorns, and any other whole spices can be used for up to 5 years. Always use small amounts to start with when adding spices. When adding spices to foods that are served cold, it is important to refrigerate the food for a few hours to ensure that the avors of the spices are well absorbed. Now you know using spices is a great way to reduce sodium, sugar, and fat in your diet while adding bold new avors. Its a good idea to plan your meals before going to the grocery store so that you know which spices you will need. Use the advice above to keep seasonings fresh and avorful. The examples listed above are just a snapshot of possible uses, so be creative! Follow these tips, and you will spice up your cooking in no time. Melanie G. Taylor, an extension agent for family and consumer sciences in Gulf County, is assisting with extension agent duties for Franklin County. SOME TRADITIONAL HOLIDAY sSPICEsSCinnamon: Comes from the dried bark of the cinnamon tree. It is pungently sweet, and comes in dried sticks or ground powder . Recommended for breads, cakes, chicken, coffee, cookies, pork, spiced beverages, sweet potatoes, squash, tea, yogurt (often paired with allspice, cloves and nutmeg). Nutmeg: Comes from the seeds of the nutmeg tree, it is warm, spicy and sweet. Recommended for applesauce, baked goods, beverages, cheese dishes, cream dishes, desserts, ground meats, pies, sauces, soups, stews, and many vegetables. Ginger: Comes from the roots of the ginger plant, and has a mix of pepper and sweetness avor. Can be found as a dried powder or freshly grated from root. Recommended for beets, beverages, breads, cakes, cheese dishes, chutneys, cookies, curries, dipping sauce, dressings, meat, poultry, soups, stews and yellow vegetables. Cloves: Comes from the dried ower buds of the clover tree and have a sweet or bittersweet avor. Recommended for baked goods, beets, chili sauces, cookies, curries, fruit sauces/syrups, gingerbread, squash and tomato sauces. Allspice: Comes from the dried, unripe berry of the Pimenta dioica plant (a tropical evergreen tree). It is Pungent and fragrant (ground allspice releases aromatic notes reminiscent of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves). Recommended for meats, jerk seasoning paste, marinades for chicken and pork, stews, roasts, soups, barbecue and tomato sauces, roasted vegetables, rice, applesauce, fruit compote and oatmeal cookies.Spice up your holiday mealsBy Terry Kemp Special to the Times Something new has been added to Lighthouse Park, a majestic 40-foot agpole with a 10-foot yardarm that now displays the colors in front of the keepers house. The nautical-style agpole, a common feature of light stations under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Lighthouse Service and the Coast Guard, has long been planned as a nishing touch to the park. The St. George Lighthouse Association board of directors opted for the nautical style instead of a single-mast pole in keeping with the style of pole frequently seen at military locations. The agpole was partially funded by donations in memory of island resident Jim Lambert, who passed away earlier this year. A small plaque in his memory will be installed at the site. While temporary American and Florida ags have been acquired to y on the pole, State Sen. Bill Montford has agreed to provide US and state ags that have own over the State Capitol in Tallahassee. A lighthouse ag will also be added to the yardarm. A formal dedication ceremony is planned for next year. SGLA lifetime patron and recently retired USCG Chief Mark Vail was instrumental in doing the research for the selection of the pole and coordinated the installation. LOILOI S SWO O BODA ODA | The TimesNew agpole at the lighthouseLOILOI S SWO O BODA ODA | The TimesThere were luminary hijinks on the Apalachicola River Friday night when a group of local boaters staged an impromptu procession/ bar crawl they named the rst ever River of Lights Booze Cruise. Grayson Shepard said the plan was formed during a discussion at a social gathering last week. The only bar open on the river this week was the Roseate Spoonbill Lounge so, after parading to the Mill Pond and back, the revelers paused for a refresher and a quick rumba on Jerry Webers houseboat and then crawled to the Spoonbill for more of the same. Five boats, including Jay Kannucks in photo above, participated in this years spectacle. Organizers say it will be bigger and better next year. AAPALACHICOLA bBOATsS DEbBUT bBOOZE CRUIsSE LocalThe Times | A3Thursday, December 19, 2013

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Circulation: 1-800-345-8688 Formerly The Apalachicola Times OPINION www.apalachtimes.comThursday, December 19, 2013 APage 4SectionShortly after I returned to the Franklin County community in 2010, I put myself forward as a potential member of the board of directors at George E. Weems Memorial Hospital. I knew this community service would be challenging for me. In addition to my primary responsibilities to my wife and two children, I had pressing duties as a pastor, at Fellowship Baptist Church, in Carrabelle, an assistant professor of criminal justice at Liberty University, and my soon-to-be opened law practice, which is now a full-time position with the state of Florida as a criminal defense attorney. On the other hand, I love Weems. The facility had a part in saving my grandmothers life by providing life-saving services for her when transport to Tallahassee or Panama City was not possible because of the urgent care she needed. Therefore, I determined that investing my time in the hospital was needful and in fact Gods will for my life. I assumed my duties upon the recommendation of the Weems board of directors and the unanimous rati cation of the county commission. Since that time I have enjoyed my service and look forward to continuing it as long as the county commissioners believe my service is helpful to the Weems organization. For a number of months our primary task as a board was to search out, interview and offer employment to a person quali ed to serve as the chief executive of cer of the hospital. After reviewing many resumes and conducting interviews both in person and electronically, the board recommended to the county commission that we extend an offer of employment as Weems CEO to Ray Brownsworth. In the end he assumed the position, and relocated his family to Apalachicola. He and his wife, Lori, purchased a home, engaged in our community and immediately began to communicate their longterm commitment to our hospital and community. Over time, Ray has proven himself to be a person dedicated to the Weems system. He is professional in his conduct and personable in his interaction with stakeholders in our hospital and community. As a member of the board, I hold him in the highest regard. Presently, Ray is making dif cult choices at the hospital and its associated clinics. His primary charges as he came to Weems have been rst, to put the current hospital and clinic operations on a pro table footing and, second, to begin to cast vision for a future which involves the improvement of current operations and the eventual construction of a new hospital. Ray has made great strides toward the primary charges of the hospital board and the county commission; however, this progress has not come without the challenges that accompany great change. He knows the very fabric of Weems must be rewoven if we are to have a pro table, respected and viable institution moving forward. He also knows a new hospital facility will not be constructed unless he continues to make appropriate, necessary and timely changes. The very survival of Weems is at stake here. As a pastor, professor and attorney, my overwhelming experience has been that change cannot be made without cost. Some costs are easily calculated (such as increased payroll in order to have quali ed, competent and expert professionals in place and estimating design/ build construction costs); other costs are not so easy to quantify. There are emotional costs when individuals who cannot adapt to the needed changes come to understand that unless they can change and grow, an organization cannot continue to invest time and money in their employment. There are political costs when decisionmakers must face entrenched stakeholders who cannot adapt to change. Political gures face the choice of the immediate grati cation of the voters who pressure them to resist change because the voter, their friend or a family member is impacted by their dismissal or reassignment in the organization. Finally, there are spiritual costs where individuals unwilling to change make the choice to become bitter rather than to accept change as an opportunity to become better. These are the costs we as a community must be willing to pay if Weems is to survive. During Rays tenure at Weems, he has demonstrated forward thinking leadership, professionalism and kindness at every turn. He is committed to the charges given to him by the Weems board and the county commission at the beginning of his relationship with our hospital. He has demonstrated willingness to pay the costs involved in generating necessary change; however, Ray cannot accomplish the charge which we have given him without our help. My challenge in writing this it to persuade each member of the Weems board to remain rm in their support of Ray as he makes hard, but necessary decisions in order to foster a culture of excellence in the hospitals organizational structure. As personnel are moved or even dismissed, political pressure will be brought to bear on the individual county commissioners. I urge each commissioner individually and the commission as a whole to resist the temptation to bow to political winds and to stand rm in your support of Ray. He looks to the future, and if Weems is to continue to serve our community the community must likewise look to the future. Considering the total circumstances at our hospital and the political environment generated by a countyowned facility, I must be blunt. If individuals and organizations cannot adapt and change, they will not be effective in service for the future. We live in a changing world. This principle applies to political gures and to all other stakeholders involved in our hospital. One of the reasons I applied to admission to Florida Coastal School of Law was because the religious environment in which I was living was changing. The Bible colleges and schools with which I was associated were becoming accredited where before they had resisted accreditation. I needed an accredited degree to continue to teach in those Bible college environments. Therefore, I earned a juris doctorate from an American Bar Association accredited law school. This gave me the opportunity to teach as I do at Liberty, and, of course, the opportunity to practice law. I had to adapt or be left behind. We need to thank God for Rays leadership as CEO of our hospital; he is challenging us to change or be left behind. The question is, Will our hospital employees, board members, county commissioners and other hospital stakeholders adapt to a changing world or be left behind? How we follow his leadership will answer that question and will likely determine whether or not Weems survives. Dr. Homer Inman McMillan, II, Esq. is a member of the board of directors of George E. Weems Memorial Hospital. HOMER MCMILLAN IIGuest ColumnistA matter of Weems survivingSpecial to the TimesFor many football fans in Northwest Florida, a ticket to the VIZIO BCS National Championship may be a popular item on wish lists this holiday season. Between now and the game on Jan. 6, thousands of tickets will be listed on classi eds websites, offering buyers little protection from dishonest sellers. The Better Business Bureau serving Northwest Florida is warning consumers to be on the lookout for phony game tickets. The reason tickets are expensive is because theyre hard to get and the chances of you getting lucky and nding a deal are slim. If an offer sounds much better than it should, such as someone selling tickets for much less than offered elsewhere, its probably not on the level, said Norman Wright, president and CEO of the BBB serving Northwest Florida. To help ensure you dont get ripped off buying event tickets, your BBB recommends the following: Be careful buying tickets from someone on the street. When you get to the gate and nd out your tickets arent real, the seller will be long gone. Before buying from an online ticket broker, check out the brokers BBB Business Review at bbb.org. Make sure the website has a secure payment processing system, usually denoted by https:// at the start of its website address or URL or a small closed lock icon at the bottom of the screen. If you buy tickets through an online auction site, choose a seller with a long history of satis ed customers. Scammers can hijack old accounts, so make sure the seller has recently sold other tickets. Ticket buyers also should be wary of sellers who try to lure buyers from a legitimate site to another site for a private transaction. Scammers often want to conduct their business on sites with names that mimic well-known companies but actually are fakes. If you are buying tickets through an online classi ed ad site, never pay the seller by wire transfer. You will have no way to get your money back if the tickets do not arrive or are counterfeit. For additional information and advice you can trust, start with bbb. org. As many of my patients in Franklin County have noticed, I have not been available to tend to your health care needs, either at Weems Clinic West in Apalachicola or at Weems East in Carrabelle. I assure you, this was not my choice. Unfortunately, the federal government revoked my billing privileges for Medicare and Medicaid patients in October, even though I had these privileges for 12 years without any problems. So for now, Weems cannot bill Medicare or Medicaid for the services I provide, causing a nancial problem for the hospital. I am doing my best to nd a solution to this. I have contacted Congressman Southerlands of ce to see if there is some way that the government can restore my billing status. If that fails, I may have to return to school to take a few courses required to get my graduate degree in nursing (although I completed all of the courses required for a masters degree at Florida State University in 1995). In the meantime, know that I have enjoyed serving you these past two years, and when I was at Weems from 2003 through 2006. I regret that circumstances beyond my control have put me in this bind, but I am optimistic that I can work through this in the near future. Be well. Susan Hardin, ARNPWeems nurse practitioner optimistic about return Letter to the EDITORUse caution when buying championship game tickets Its the start of a new year, a time of review and re ection for many people. Now is also a good time to look at the Medicare changes that will happen in 2014, and a good time to talk about Medicare as an important source of health coverage for readers wholl be turning 65. Q. What will 2014 bring for Medicare bene ciaries in terms of changes in out-of-pocket costs? While prices for everything seem to go up every year, the good news for Medicare bene ciaries is that premiums for Medicare Part B will remain the same for 2014, holding steady at $104.90 a month. The Part B deductible also remains unchanged at $147 a year. Q. What if I have Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage? Those with Medicare Part D will see a $15 drop in their deductible, from $325 in 2013 to $310 in 2014. And the doughnut hole (coverage gap), which has been getting smaller each year since 2011, will continue to get smaller too. In 2014, the doughnut hole will be $158.75 smaller than it was in 2013, another step closer to the goal of eliminating this coverage gap by 2020. And while youre in the doughnut hole, youll pay less than half (only 47.5 percent) of the cost of name-brand drugs. The discount for generic drugs also goes up this year: People with Part D will pay 72 percent of the cost of generic drugs, down from 79 percent in 2013. Q. What else will 2014 bring for Medicare bene ciaries? The Affordable Care Act added a strong emphasis on preventive care to Medicare. The start of a new calendar year means that a whole range of free preventive services are again available to Medicare bene ciaries. Annual services (those you get once every 12 months) include a wellness visit with your primary care physician, a mammogram or prostate cancer screening, and a u shot. Other preventive services are available for free too, including screenings for abdominal aortic aneurysms, bone mass measurements, and diabetes screenings. A list of free preventive services is available on the Medicare website at http:// tinyurl.com/b3woxsh Q. What if Im turning 65 in 2014? How do I sign up for Medicare? The answer to that question depends on whether you are getting Social Security bene ts. If you are getting Social Security, you should receive materials from the Social Security Administration (or from the Railroad Retirement Board, if you are a railroad retiree) about your Medicare options a couple of months before your 65th birthday. When you turn 65, youll automatically be enrolled in Medicare Parts A and B, with an option to decline Part B. If you want to decline Part B, be careful: Unless you have other health insurance (such as coverage through a spouses policy), theres a big penalty for signing up later. And you should research your options for Medicare Part D so youre ready to choose a drug plan. If you are not receiving Social Security, you have to proactively sign up for Medicare, with the same options for Part B as just described. Whether you are receiving Social Security or not, you have an alternative to signing up for traditional Medicare: You can sign up for a Medicare Advantage plan instead. Medicare Advantage plans are private plans that include the coverage youd get under Medicare Parts A and B, and they may include drug coverage too. Your best sources of information on your options are the Social Security website www.ssa. gov/medicareonly or the Medicare website www. medicare.gov. Medicare in 2014: What you need to know RON POLLACKGuest Columnist

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LocalThe Times | A5 It was a pretty good community effort I thought, she said. I hope well get good weather again so we can have everything. Well just wait for next year and hope it will be better. Senior Services out of Wakulla County, which serves the eastern end of Franklin Countys Meals on Wheels offered food, cookies and gift baskets made by seniors. The Church of the Ascension sold coffee to raise funds for the food pantry, which had hot cider and cold drinks. The First Baptist Church of Carrabelle gave out hot chocolate and water, plus there were homemade goodies proffered by pastry chef Sally Crown and handmade jewelry by Harriett Beach. Santa Claus was on hand, arranged by Hershell Blanchett, with help from elves Brenda La Paz and Greg Kristofferson. The band lined up for Saturday had to be canceled, but songstress Debi Jordan performed at CQuarters for the third year, offering selections from her new Christmas Songs CD. Local businessman Bo May served as chair of the judges committee who reviewed the entries at CQuarters. Publisher Chuck Spicer emceed the event at the marina. Without question, the watercraft that drew the most cheers was the 65-foot catamaran RV Apalachee, provided by the Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory. Its speakers blared the Seminole war chant, and the crowd went crazy, Hauser said. The FSU boat took top honors in the division for recreational boars over 40 feet, with second place going to Capt. Jim Delveau from Muscatine, Iowa, with the 40-foot trawler Gray Fox. Best of Show went to Scott and Rachel Lawley, from Tallahassee, for their 32-foot SeaRay cruiser Sea Jockey, which also was the best recreational boat over 30 feet. John and Roberta Beasley from Port St. Joe, with their 19-foot Key Largo Baby, took top honors in the division for recreational boats under 23 feet, with second place going to Eric and Jake Cichy and American Legion Post 82 for their 19-foot Cape Horn Reality Escape and third to Chad Gillikin for his 23foot Proline. The top recreational boat over 24 feet was Tommy Merrell with the Carrabelle First Baptist Church Youth and a 28-foot Pro Kat Knot Ready, with second going to Eric and Angela Pfeufer from Dockside Marina and Fathoms Raw Bar for their 24 foot Carolina Skiff Erics Dream. In the commercial boat division for those under 20 feet, rst place went to Moorings Marina, which featured Patty Lee and an 18-foot shrimp boat. For those commercial boats over 24 feet, rst went to Natural World Charters, featuring Capt. Chester Reese and Sherry with a 24-foot Morgan The Eagle, and second to Tow Boat US, piloted by Capt. Russell Cahoon and Amy. The Kayak Division Award went to Capt. Tom Herzog. The Marina Challenge Award, for the marina with the most boats in parade, was given to CQuarters Marina. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission with Charlie Wood was awarded a trophy for their continuous support in the Captains Meeting and their assistance on the water during the parade. The evening concluded with a spectacular reworks display, funded by a $2,500 contribution from the city. The last scoping meeting was not that great, said Penland, who addressed the audience next. That Aug. 29 meeting was marked by hostile objections from the audience, particularly about the Air Forces policy not to address questions at the meeting. Penland said conversations with County Commission Chairman Cheryl Sanders prompted the second assembly and assured the audience no nal decision has been made about military exercises. John Browne, land programs administrator for the forest service, said Gov. Rick Scott originally had instructed the forest service to negotiate with the Air Force a few years ago. The rst meeting caused a lot of bad blood. It was a mistake, but it was a mistake caused by following government regulations, he said. Browne said the process of negotiation was just beginning and that the draft of the required environmental statement would not be nished until sometime early next year. All your thoughts are very important. The forest is in your backyard, he said.No room at EglinMathers said the Air Force wanted to use Tates Hell because they were running out of room at Eglin. We have been planning for three years trying to make everything t in the range we had for use, he said. We realized we had a set of things in the coming years we would not be able to do as the operational air space needed continues to ramp up. He said current airspace would be insufcient beginning in 2015 or 2016. We are like a basketball team. At some point, theyve got to practice on the whole eld because thats where they play the game, he said. He said activities proposed for Tates Hell were really not unsafe and might include low-impact, single-engine planes landing on roadways; groups of up to 10 vehicles searching for other vehicles at night with no visible headlights; tilt-rotor Osprey aircraft landing on existing helipads; and small group survival training and groups of up to 50 soldiers camping around the helipads for a week at a time. Mathers said the Air Force is studying the use of blank ammunition and smoke grenades in the swamp. He said participants would avoid inhabited recreation sites and other areas, outparcels and historic sites. He said there would be no activity for two hours before sunrise and after sunset during hunting season. If you can see us, were doing something wrong, he said. Mathers said the Air Force had three criteria for choosing a training area: that the site be within 150 miles and no more than a two-hour drive from the base, that exercises be conducted with low or no impact to the site and that the owner of the site be a willing partner in the activity. State Forester Jim Karels said the forest service has its own criteria for activities sanctioned on land they oversee. There must be no more impact than from hikers, hunters and shermen; no impact on other forest users or adjacent landholders; and all use must be in keeping with the services 10-year resource policy plan. The plan can be viewed at http://tinyurl. com/m4am66e. We protect the land, and public access is a big part of what we do, Karels said. Military use is part of the multi-use concept. If we can mix the military in, thats what were looking at. I dont want the people who use this forest upset. This place means a lot to us forest service guys as well. We will walk very slowly in this thing.Debate about restricted airspaceAfter the initial presentations and a short break, the audience was allowed to express opinions and ask questions. Initially, Karels asked that presentations be kept to three minutes or less. Mark Nobles, director of Carrabelles Thompson Field, was the rst of 12 presenters. He began to comment on air space encroachment, but when he received a warning that he had only 30 seconds left to speak, Sanders spoke up. This is a meeting to answer questions, Sanders said. I dont care if Im here until midnight. This has never been brought up. I want to here what Mark has to say. The three-minute time limit was dropped for the ensuing presentations. Nobles warned initiation of war games would increase restrictions on use of local air space. Youre going to be dropping somebodys children out of helicopters. Youd have to put in restricted airspace, he said. Nobles said use of airspace in the Panhandle is already complicated. Penland agreed but said there would be no airspace associated with the war games. I dont know how you can drop my child from a helicopter when anybody can y though it, Nobles said. Restriction of air trafc because of war games was a theme in several presentations. Charles Brannan, president of the Franklin County Dog Hunters Association, expressed concern military aircraft might interfere with life ight transport to hospitals. Another fear expressed by commenters was pollution related to the training activities. Betty Collins said there was no way to guarantee accidental damage during the exercises. These are inexperienced people. Thats why they are training, she said. Penland responded that exercises were more rehearsal than training and that the pilots involved were experienced. Browne pointed out there are already aircraft in use over Tates Hell by the forest service. We y helicopters out there, he said. (Karels) is responsible for the wildres in Florida. He knows aircraft. We own aircraft. Its not like we started doing this yesterday. Ecotour guide Michael Vroegop described Tates Hell as a natural watershed protecting a fragile ecosystem. We dont need petrochemical runoff into the bay. If you think all the avgas is consumed by the aircraft, stand next to one and use your nose. The bay has enough problems now. He asked if the environmental impact study considered noise pollution. Penland said activities would be planned so the public would not be exposed to noise pollution. Have you asked a redcockaded woodpecker about how it feels about having a helicopter hover 100 feet over its nest? Vroegop asked. We have met our goals for conservation of the redcockaded woodpecker at Eglin, Penland said. Marylyn and Ed Feaver, who described themselves as a paddlers and primitive campers from Quincy. Marylyn described an experience camping at Blackwater River State Park when training was in progress. If I had had my 4-yearold granddaughter with me, it would have been the end of her wilderness experiences. She would have been terried, she said. It was frightening. There were helicopters at treetop level. Nothing in the management plan for Tates Hell currently calls for that.USAF will shatter the nighttimeThe belief that war games would interfere with recreational activities was the theme of many comments. Tates Hell State Forest is one of the areas weve been trying to showcase, said Lesley Cox, president of the Florida Green Guide Association. Were trying to bring people in from all over the world to see it. We feel very strongly this is not a compatible use. Bobby Miller, an avid hunter said, Im almost at a loss. Folks, if you love your forest, hang on weve got a big, big problem. Conservation and recreational lands money was used to purchase that land. They can open up some more land down south and take the forest away from us. Theyre going to shatter the nighttime. Theyre going to shatter the silence. This is the beginning of the end, for us, he said. Florida Forest Service is going to get such a monetary push from the military, theyre going to throw us under the bus. We gave up a lot to do this. We would like to see one little spot in a hundred years that people can look at and know it hasnt changed. (Tates Hell) is a prize for us to show off to people everywhere, Miller said, his speech followed by loud applause. Other speakers asked whether the forest service would receive money for the use of the forest. Karels said money had not been discussed. He said the forest service would expect the Air Force, should they be allowed to use the land, to provide enough funding to monitor the effect of their activities on the ecosystem, James Chambers argued that military training was not a designated use of Tates Hell. The taxpayers paid for this land. Im not against military, but to come in here and say theres no place else is not right. They have giant pieces of property all over the place. If you bought property in the wrong place, you should do something about that, he said. All the people in the state of Florida should have a say in what takes place on their property. (Tates Hell) is their property, and they want a say. I own a little bit of that land out there, said John Little of Holmes County. The military is not a person. Its an institution. Its not individual people like the rest of us, Ed Feaver said. Sanders spoke last. When we sold that land, it was not for military use, it was for protection. Its not terrain that needs to be trained on for the military. I have the honor of living in the middle of those woods, she said. Weve been having military operations in Franklin County for several years, Project Emerald Warrior. The county just got an award for cooperating with the military. We dont need no more military in Franklin County, Sanders said. We sacriced our jobs here for preservation of that bay. My daddys last words to me was, Love the forest as long as you can. Leave it better than you found it. Pull back and take no action, she urged. Yall dont need to be here. After the meeting, Todd Schroeder, a forest service spokesman, said he thought the meeting had been a success. I think it was good. Everybody got a chance to speak, he said. In a telephone interview, Karels said the forest service would continue to host workshops and meetings on the use of Tates Hell. BILLMILLERREALTY850697375133105700658$1,000DOWNEACH2U.S.98COMM.LOTS 5LOTSLANARKBEACH400+COMM.U.S.98&GULFADJ.TOLANARKMARINA850K1.27AC.LOTBCH. ACCESS$80,000 2NICELOTS 12TH&OWEN,$16,500 C/BHOME3112COR.LOTS CITY$49,5004CITYLOTSOFF HWY67$15,000MIH2CRNRLOTSBLK.$ STOREREDUCED$39,500 2ACATRIVER UTIL.IN$39,500 www.SacredHeartontheGulf.org BalloonBouquets51MarketSt.,SuiteA ( 850 ) 899-1588 GRASI from page A1 CarraARRABELLE from page A1 Thursday, December 19, 2013

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CLARITYisaoneyearold Chihuahuathatcameto usviaAnimalControl. Sheisverysweetand socialandgetsalongwell withotherdogs.She's ahappylittlegirlwitha toleranttemperament. Shewouldloveto behomeintimefor Christmas! Volunteersaredesperatelyneededtosocializeallofourdogsand cats. Wearealwayslookingforpeoplewillingtobringoneofour animalsintotheirhometobefosteredforvariousneeds. Anytimeyoucansparewouldbegreatlyappreciated. CallKarenat670-8417formoredetailsorvisittheFranklin CountyHumaneSocietyat244StateRoad65inEastpoint.You maylogontothewebsiteatwww.forgottenpets.orgtoseemore ofouradoptablepets. OFTHEWEEKPET 227.7847FranklinCountyHumaneSocietySeeYourBusinessNameandInfoHereforONLY$15perweek $60permonthCallToday4516532 isYearsLocation Coming FraserFir5to10 SocietyA6 | The Times Thursday, December 19, 2013Wheeler twins bornThorne and Tanja Wheeler, of Carrabelle, would like to announce the birth of their twins, Trista Jewell and Briar Thorne. Trista and Briar were born Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. Trista arrived at 9:07 p.m. She weighed ve pounds, three ounces and measured 18.2 inches long. Briar, born at 9:09 p.m., weighed three pounds, 14 ounces and measured 17 3/4 inches long. They are the grandchildren of James Golden, Ronnie and Angie Dean, Eugene and Leah Wheeler, and Dawn Porter. They are the greatgrandchildren of Johnny and Jewell Johnson, and Blanche Wheeler. They are the greatgreat-grandchildren of Clarence and Winnie Rickards. KUDOS Birth ANNOUNCEMENTHappy third birthday, Jack!Jack Wyatt Stanley turned 3 on Sunday, Dec. 1 Jack is the son of Luke and Sophia Stanley, of Tallahassee. Proud grandparents are Stephen and Bertha Stanley, of Apalachicola; and Sally Patrenos of Tallahassee, and Jook Patrenos, of Van Alstyne, Texas. Happy BIRThHDaA YNathan Everritt is currently a freshman at the University of Georgia, majoring in computer science on the Zell Miller Scholarship and a member of University of Georgias Symphonic Band. He is the son of Frieda Medley Everritt and Thomas Everritt, of Fayetteville, Ga., and the grandson of Oscar and June Medley of Apalachicola, and Bud and Barbara Everritt of Thomaston, Ga. Nathan graduated with a 4.0 grade point average from Whitewater High School as an honors graduate and was a 2012 attendee of the Georgia Governors Honors Program as a percussionist. He was a member of the prestigious Georgia Allstate Band both his junior and senior years. Nathan also obtained the rank of Eagle Scout and was a member of Beta Club and National Honors Society. Everritt merits scholarship to UGAMembers of the Bay Area Choral Society celebrated Christmas Dec. 8 as the featured performers at the annual Ilse Newell Series for the Performing Arts, presented by the Apalachicola Area Historical Society. The music ranged from Felix Mendelsohn to Ludwig van Beethoven to Mel Torme, and included instrumental performances by Franklin County High School trumpeter Melody Hateld, and autist Samantha Marxsen. Their band instructor accompanied conductor Paul Marxsen on the piano. Performers included bass singers David Davis, Bill Hamilton, John Nagy, Bob Pierce, Steve Whealton, Tom Wood and Merel Young. Sopranos were Frances Campbell, Megan Lamb, Susan Leach and Tamara Marsh. Altos were Barbara Hartseld, Judi Little, Samantha Marxsen, Sandra McInnis, Audrey Schmidt and Shirley Taylor. Tenors were Tom Adams, Joan Cozens, Fred Genter, Brooks Jones, Patrick Leach, Randy Mims, Gary Niblack, MaryAnn Pierce and Elizabeth Sisung. By DAVID ADLERSTEIN IILSE NNEwWELL OPENS SEaASONChoral society ushers in ChristmasOn Dec. 12, the Philaco Womens Club installed six new members at their annual Christmas celebration. New to the club are Ann Gesteland, Ann Cowles, Rachel Chesnut, Sarah Madson, Barbara Iman, Mary Jean Heide and Liz Sisung. The Philaco board prepared a luncheon featuring holiday specialties. Two raffles raised money for the education and conservation committees. A $50 gift certificate to the Waterstreet Hotel was donated by Judi Stokowski who won it back in the drawing to benefit the education committee. A decorated red cedar was raffled to benefit both education and conservation. The prize went to Marilyn Hogan. The meeting was capped off by caroling. By LOIS SWOBODAPhilaco welcomes six new members DD AVID ID ADLERSTEIN DLERSTEIN | The TimesTenors Liz Sisung and John Nagy perform. ChHRISTMaAS SISTERSPP hotos BB y LOISLOIS SS WOBOD OBOD A | The TimesPhilaco welcomed six new sisters into the fold Dec. 12, from left Ann Gesteland, Ann Cowles, Philaco President Jackie Bell, Rachel Chesnut, Sarah Madson, Barbara Iman, Mary Jean Heide and Liz Sisung. Left: A heap of toys was accumulated for the Franklin Toy Project. Right: Shirley Taylor, Barbara Young, Elaine Kozlowsky and Liz Sisung led the caroling with Ginny Griner on the piano.

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SacredHeartofJesusCatholicChurch-YourChurchontheCoast-2653Highway98East P.O.Box729,LanarkVillage,Fl32323Pastor:FatherEddieJones MassSchedule:Saturday:(Vigil)5:00PM Sunday:7:30AM(850)697-3669 TrinityEpiscopalChurchest.1836 850-653-9550ChristmasServicesSundayDecember22|10:30AM AdventLesson,Carols,andEucharist ChristmasEveServicesat5:00PM ChristmasDayServices10:00AM 101NEFirstStreet CarrabelleSUNDAY 10:00AM WELCOMESYOU THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH (850)545-2578 R.MichaelWhaley,Pastor NurserynowprovidedforSundayChurchService FaithThe Times | A7Thursday, December 19, 2013Francis Louise Ward, 92, passed away Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, in Port St Joe. Born Oct. 9, 1921, in Westville, she was baptized June 4, 1948. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Adron Ward. Survived by her children, sons Milton and wife Diane Ward, and Darrell and wife Carol Ward; and daughters Libby and husband Bobby Kirvin, and Debbie and husband Tim Poloronis, all of Apalachicola; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and four great-greatgrandchildren; brother Milton Houseman and sister Jeannie Lee, both of Apalachicola. Viewing was Sunday evening, Dec. 15 at Kelley Funeral Home Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon, Dec. 16 at the Jehovah Witnesses Kingdom Hall, 2501 Bluff Rd., Apalachicola.Francis Louise Ward FRANCIS LOUISE WARD ObituarySpecial to the TimesThe cameras are rolling. So when youre out traveling around, keep in mind red is stop, go is green and never go on the in-between. Sorry about the misinformation about the covered dish. We hope to see you there Sunday, Jan. 19. Our annual Christmas dinner at the Franklin County Senior Center will be this afternoon. Serving line forms at noon. Hope you can make it. Last Sunday, Dec. 15, the world said farewell to one of its great leaders. Nelson Mandela was laid to rest. Pray for his eternal peace. In the midst of the hustle and bustle of Christmas, dont forget the donation boxes for Toys for Tots and the collection boxes for clothing. Guess well meet at Chillas Hall Christmas morning. Bob Gates will host the smoked turkey sandwich gathering from 8:30 until 11 a.m. We will enjoy the sandwiches and remember our departed friend Roscoe Dally who started the tradition years ago. Please join us. Members of the boat club would like to thank you for your continued support at the pancake breakfast. See you next year. Be kind to one another, check in on the sick and the housebound and keep in mind, Jesus is the reason for the season! Until next time, God bless America, our troops, and the poor, homeless and hungry. LANARK NEwWSJim WelshDont forget donations of clothing and toysDADA VID ID ADAD LERS ERS TEIN EIN | The TimesThe Knights of Columbus Bishop OSullivan Council #1648 has hung a sign at St. Patrick Church in Apalachicola, reminding visitors and passersby of the reason for the season. Grand Knight Jim Campagna said the sign, which reads Keep Christ in Christmas, is being displayed in response to signs put up all over America by various atheist and hate groups, declaring Who needs Christ in Christmas? Nobody does. The Knights of Columbus Council 1648 have an answer to those who demean Christ in so many different ways, he said. Who needs Christ in Christmas? The Knights of Columbus do, as well as all Christians in Apalachicola. SSPEAKING OUtT ABOUtT tTHE SEASONPP entecostal H H oliness hosts original C C hristmas playFirst Pentecostal Holiness Church hosts Help Me Get Through Christmas, an original Christmas play this weekend. There will be two performances. Saturday, Dec. 21 and Sunday, Dec. 22. Both nights the doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the play will begin at 6 p.m. There is no admission price and the public is welcome. This will be a fun play for all ages to enjoy. The church is located at 379 Brownsville Road, Apalachicola. Live N N ativity scene S S aturday in C C arrabelleCarrabelle Christian Center, 142 River Road, Carrabelle, invites you to a live nativity and depiction of the birth of Christ on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 7 and 8 p.m. The Word became esh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. John 1:14 Join us to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas!Trinity to hold C C hristmas service S S undayTrinity Episcopal Church, at Hwy 98 and Sixth Street in Apalachicola will have Christmas services this Sunday, Dec. 22 at 10:30 a.m., with Advent lesson, carols, and Eucharist. Christmas Eve services are at 5 p.m. and Christmas Day services at 10 a.m.CC arrabelles Love C C enter hosts b reakfast S S undayBishop Robert Davis and the congregation of the Love Center Church on U.S. 98 in Carrabelle would like to extend an open invitation to join them for a free breakfast at 10 a.m. before Christmas services on Sunday, Dec. 22. We will be having sausage gravy with biscuit, orange juice and coffee. Come rejoice in the Lords birth and enjoy some music of praise by Debi Jordan and Bishop Davis. Our service starts at 11 a.m.DD onation yoga classes continueThe donation yoga classes are continuing at the Battery Park location despite the relocation of Kathy Jansen. Volunteers are teaching the classes, held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday at the Battery Park city ofce conference room. Faith BRIEfFSGraveside services for Helen Vathis Avirett will be held Saturday, Dec. 21, at 2 p.m. in the Magnolia Cemetery, Bluff Road and 24th Street, Apalachicola. Born and raised in Apalachicola, she passed away at age 91 on Nov. 13, 2013. She was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church, a graduate of Chapman High School and retired from the Department of Agriculture, State of Florida. She was preceded in death by her husband Wallace Avirett; her parents Nicholas and Despina Vathis; brothers George, Costa, John and Tasso Vathis; and sister Lula Vathis George. She is survived by one sister, Mary Spanolios, Tarpon Springs; many nephews and nieces; and her caregiver.HHelen Vathis AA virett MONDAONDA Y7:30 8:30 p.m. Closed AA, Apalachicola, Trinity Episcopal Church, 79 Sixth StreetTUESDAUESDA YApalachicola, Trinity Episcopal Church. Noon1 p.m. Open Carrabelle, Church of the Ascension, 110 NE First Street. 7:30 8:30 p.m.WEDNESDAEDNESDA YApalachicola, Trinity Episcopal Church. 6 7 p.m. Womens AA, Closed. 7:30 8:30 p.m. Mens AA, ClosedTHURSDAHURSDA YApalachicola, Trinity Episcopal Church. Noon 1 p.m. St. George Island United Methodist, 201 E Gulf Beach Dr.. 7:30 8:30 p.m. Open AAFRIDARIDA YApalachicola, Trinity Episcopal Church. 5:30 6:30 p.m. AA Happy Hour, Open Carrabelle, Church of the Ascension. 7:30 8:30 p.m.SASA TURDAURDA YEastpoint 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 GroupUNDAUNDA YEastpoint First United Methodist Church. 7:30 8:30 p.m. AA Big Book Study, Open AA Meeting SSCHEDUlLE By Roy Lee CarterSpecial to the Times With the Christmas season drawing near, its time to think of festive decorations and gift giving. The following facts about poinsettias will help you to have a healthy plant that will retain its colorful bracts for several weeks. If you receive a poinsettia as a gift, the following steps will be helpful in maintaining an attractive and healthy plant. If kept indoors, the plant should be placed in a sunny location protected from sudden temperature changes caused by heating vents or drafts. Poinsettias need day temperatures between 70 and 75 degrees F and night temperatures of no less than 60 degrees F. Temperatures of 50 degrees F and below may cause the leaves to wilt and the bracts to drop. When the soil feels dry to the touch the plant should be watered thoroughly. Watering correctly is very important as the plant will not tolerate over-watering and under-watering causes wilting and leaf drop. If a decorative foil is wrapped around the pot, punch a hole in to it to allow the water to drain away. After four to six weeks the poinsettia will become dormant and leaves will fall leaving only a stem to shrivel. Place the plant in a cool location allowing some light. In our area, poinsettias are best used as potted plants as they may freeze in the ground. In the spring, the plant should be cut back four to six inches above the soil line. If you decide to use your poinsettia as a shrub in the landscape, after the danger of frost has past. Dig a hole one foot wider and six inches deeper than the root ball and back ll the hole with enough soil so that the plant will be sitting in the hole at the same height as it was in the container. Water thoroughly to remove air pockets. Caring for Christmas poinsettias

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The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is the largest raptor in North America. A sea eagle or ern, it feeds mainly on sh and is found near large bodies of water. It nests in old growth trees. They are scavengers as well as hunters and a large part of their diet is dead sh. This is the only eagle unique to North America. The bald eagle is both the national bird and national animal of the United States of America. It appears on the national seal. In the late 20th century, it was on the brink of extinction in the US. There is a widely held belief that DDT contamination of sh led to the bald eagles demise. While pesticides were part of the problem, bald eagles had virtually disappeared from New England by 1937, almost a decade before DDT came into common use. In a report issued by US Fish and Wildlife in 1978, the reduction in the eagle population is attributed to loss of habitat due to development and illegal shooting. Its a dirty secret that, before they were protected by the 1940 Bald Eagle Protection Act the birds were considered a nuisance. Hunters, farmers and shermen routinely shot them. In any case, the rebound of this magni cent bird is a tremendous success story. The species was removed from the federal governments list of endangered species on July 12, 1995 and transferred to the list of threatened species. It was removed from the list of endangered and threatened wildlife in the lower 48 states on June 28, 2007. A bald eagle can lift up to four pounds, or about half its own weight. The skeleton of an adult eagle weighs about eight ounces and is less than 10 percent of the total weight. An eagles eye is almost as large as a humans, but they see about four times as well as a human being with perfect vision. Eagles do not sweat and must pant or nd shade to remain cool; their body temperature is about 106 degrees Fahrenheit. An eagle can live up to 30 years in the wild but the average life expectancy is 14. Many edgling eagles die on their rst ight. Bald eagles gure prominently in American Indian legends, that identify it as a leader, guardian and messenger from the creator. One legend tells how the eagle had very poor vision until it convinced the slug to lend his eyes so the bird could scout for enemy tribes from the air. When the danger was over, the eagle refused to return the slugs eyes. In most Indian cultures, eagles are considered medicine birds with impressive magical powers. They are important in the religious ceremonies of many tribes. The Zunis carve stone eagle fetishes for protection and to enhance their hunting skills. The Eagle Dance is one of the most important traditional dances held by the Hopi and other Pueblo tribes. Among Paci c Northwest tribes, eagle down is a symbol of peace and hospitality. WEEKLYALMANAC APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE TIDETABLESMONTHLYAVERAGESTondthetidesofthefollowingareas,subtractthe indicatedtimesfromthesegivenforAPALACHICOLA: HIGH LOW CatPoint Minus0:40 Minus1:17 EastPass Minus0:27 Minus0:27 Tondthetidesofthefollowingareas,subtractthe indicatedtimesfromthosegivenforCARRABELLE: HIGH LOW BaldPoint Minus9:16 Minus0:03 SponsortheWEEKLYALMANACCall Today!653-8868 Date HighLow%Precip Thu,Dec.1974 56 0% Fri,Dec.2075 6130% Sat,Dec.2177 5740% Sun,Dec.2275 5040% Mon,Dec.2364 43 -% Tues,Dec.2463 43 -% Wed,Dec.2563 42 -% SantasOutdoorHeadquarters! HolidayGiftsforChildren HugeTrainSetDemo Guns&Ammo By TIM CROFT227-7827 |@PSJ_Star tcroft@star .com Red wolves are a critically endangered species and researchers are hoping the recent introduction of a young male red wolf on St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge will assist in adding to the numbers. A three-and-a-half year old healthy male red wolf was recently own to St. Vincent by the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC), according to a release from the center in South Salem, New York. The goal is to introduce the wolf to a potential mate on the remote barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico, which has several wolves within its boundaries. Born at the WCC, the new male wolf is one of ve captive red wolves living at the center as part of its participation in the Species Survival Plan (SSP) for the critically endangered species. Currently, fewer than 100 live in the wild, all of them in North Carolinas Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, while fewer than 200 are in captivity. The male wolf was selected to be paired with one of the females living on St. Vincent because of his genetic pro le. Hes the best breeding match for her in the SSP program in terms of diversity, said Rebecca Bose, WCC curator, Its kind of like online dating except based almost exclusively on genetics. And of course the stakes the survival of a species are much higher. The wolf was in essence a trade-out of another wolf from the Tallahassee Museum that did not mate after introduction to St. Vincent. This is like an early Christmas present for St. Vincent Island, said Trish Petrie of the Friends of St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge. (Refuge manager) Shelly (Stiaes) is so excited. It is vital that a healthy number of red wolves be maintained in the wild and captivity, especially since the species has literally come under re recently. Nine wild red wolves have been illegally shot this year, six of them this fall. While the public can visit St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge, access and usage are limited, so the pair should be free of any human threats. The WCC partnered with Lighthawk, a non-pro t aviation organization devoted to environmental protection, to y the potential Romeo to the refuge to meet his Juliet, which is currently one of two wolves living on the island. The other wolf, a female, along with the male from Tallahassee she failed to breed with will be own back to the WCC to live with a new potential mate. The new red wolf at St. Vincent Island has educated online viewers of the WCCs videos and webcams since he was a playful pup, but is now assuming his most important role. Were excited for him because hell get to roam around a new territory with his partner and hopefully have pups. Hell be living life the way a wolf should, said Maggie Howell, the WCCs executive director, This is precisely why we participate in the SSP program. While the young male wolf, identi ed by researches by his number M1804, may no longer be under the care of the WCC, the center plans to help keep tabs on him by sponsoring his radio collar so that scientists can track his movements to gain valuable insights into his behavior. Theres no way to predict whether the pairing will be a love connection, but it might not take long to nd out, according to the WCC. Wolves only breed in the winter, with pups born in the spring, so the wolfs island sojourn may prove fruitful in just a few months. And if no love connection? Well, at least hell get to enjoy warmer weather than we do, Bose said. And theres always next breeding season. Sometimes these things take time.Potential love connection Email outdoors news to timesoutdoors @star .com Page 8 Thursday, December 19, 2013 OUTDOORSwww.apalachtimes.comSection Section A By LOIS SWOBODA653-1819 | @ ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com The Florida Wild Mammal Association has performed a rst in animal rescue. Several months ago, some Good Samaritans spotted fawn in their back yard stumbling into objects as if blind. They captured it and brought it to the FWMA where it was examined by Director Chris Beatty. The deer was dehydrated, starving and covered in ticks. It became clear that both eyes were cloudy and he was probably blind. It was several weeks before he was stable enough to visit Dr. Heidi Guhrt at the Crawfordville Animal Hospital for an evaluation. The deers rescuers had named him Frodo. He quickly became a favorite at FWMA. When Frodo was strong enough, Guhrt made him an appointment with Dr. Matthew Chandler at the Animal Eye Clinic in Tallahassee who recommended cataract surgery. Frodo was the rst deer that Chandler had treated. The facility where it could be performed was in Jacksonville. Noni Beck, director of Goosecreek Wildlife in Tallahassee, offered to do the transport. Frodos surgery went very well and Beck brought him back later the same day it was performed. He sucked down two bottles for milk and started to nibble on some feed right after he got home. Today, Frodo is running and playing like any other fawn. Because FWMA is a licensed wildlife rehabilitation facility, they cannot invite visitors over to view their patients. While they receive injured wildlife from US Fish and Wildlife Service, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and other government agencies, they receive no government compensation. FWMA is totally funded by grants and donations. You can send a taxdeductible donation to Florida Wild Mammal Association, 198 Edgar Poole Road, Crawfordville, Florida 32327, or visit http://www. wakullawildlife.org/ and use the Paypal button to make an instant donation. If you nd an injured animal, please bring it to our 198 Edgar Poole Road in Crawfordville.New eyes for Frodo SPONSORED BY LocalAs we near Christmas, not many anglers have fishing on their minds. Good days can still be had fishing the I.C.W. canal in St. Joe. Good reports of smaller trout and redfish have been constant here for a week or so. Try fishing the creek mouths and deeper holes for more productive fishing here. Local are beaches are a haven for new anglers coming to the area from up north. Whiting catches are making up most of the action with an occasional bull redfish. BUDS N BUGSLois SwobodaBald eagles soar back from the edge VINCE BISHOP | Special to the TimesA bald eagle snatches a mullet from the surf on Cape San Blas.

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By DAVID ADLERSTEIN653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com After winning back-toback games to start off the month, the Seahawk varsity basketball team has sustained four straight losses, including a nailbiter at home Saturday against arch-rival Port. St. Joe. On Saturday the team fell to the Tiger Sharks 4643 after a touch and go all night long. Trailing by one going into the nal quarter, the Hawks were outscored 16-14 to lose against their archrival. We couldnt knock them out, said coach Mike Sweatt. Wed go up six or seven, and wed go down two. Every time we would get momentum and we might run away with it, it seems like they would put together a couple of three or some offensive possessions and we would be stagnant. It was almost like wed lose focus, he said. They closed quarters out and we didnt. They would close the quarter out on a six-seven run. If we would have closed the quarters out strong, we would have won that game by 10-plus points. The Seahawks had a six point lead with about four minutes left to play, but they let it slip away. In those last four minutes I bet we had 10 turnovers, said Sweatt. Our defense was solid, our defense was awesome, but it was the worst offense we played all year. We gave up probably 10 offensive rebounds and we hadnt been giving up rebounds the entire game, he said. Trailing 45-41, the Seahawks ran in out-ofbounds play and turned it over, and then Sweatt spent his nal two timeouts to diagram out-ofbounds play. I thought we had the right plays drawn up but we didnt execute, he said. The team was led by 13 points, including three treys, from Kenneth Wilson, with eight points each from Kelsey Jones and Tyler Howard, with two treys. Cameron White kicked in seven, plus a team-high 10 rebounds, while Wesley Norred added four points, James Gordon two and Logan McLeod one. Jones pulled down nine rebounds and Gordon seven. The team had struggled all week, losing district matches at home Dec. 10 against West Gadsden 7644, and an away game Dec. 13 at Bozeman 50-35. West Gadsden outscored the Hawks in each of the four quarters. We came out at, kind of skittish and then we recognized that we can attack them but it was too little too late, said Sweatt. The coach said the score was so lopsided because West Gadsden kept in their starters, while Sweatt opted to put in his less experienced players in the last four minutes of the game. The Seahawks were led by Jones, with 16 points, with eight from White, and six from Josue Barahona, who hit two of ve threepointers. Howard added ve points, Wilson four, and Norred two. Mercury Wynn, Marshall Sweet and Tyler Farmer each added a point. White and Wilson each pulled down ve rebounds. Against Bozeman, the Hawks trailed 36-21 going into the fourth quarter, and trailed 42-35 with a few minutes left before losing by 14 due to Bozeman nailing their late free throws. Our defense has been playing great, said Sweatt. We have to score in the 50s, were averaging 54 points in our wins. In our losses, were averaging 40 points a game. Sweatt mentioned that Sweet, who came in late, was a lift in that game. In the last two games hes been playing like a varsity player. Hes playing like he did during the summer. Jones pulled down eight rebounds, and White grabbed seven. But the team shot just 24 percent from the oor, hitting just 13 of 54 shots. On Dec. 6 at home against district foe South Walton, Franklin County lost a close one, 68-61. It became a free throw challenge and we didnt make free throws, said Sweatt, whose team hit just four of 18 from the charity stripe. We shoot so many free throws in practice, said the coach. Theres a mental block going to the line, were not mentally focused. But thats just in your mind. Barahona hit four of seven from three-point range, for 12 points, while Jones paced the team with 22 points and 10 rebounds. White accounted for 11 points and 10 rebounds, while Norred added nine points and ve rebounds. Howard had six points, and 13 rebounds, and Wilson added a point, and eight rebounds. Thats a home game and we tied it up late, said Sweatt. That knockout punch, we just dont have it right now. That offensive knockout, we dont have that guy who can say Lets do this.Two wins start the month rightThe Seahawks won two games to start the month, defeating John Paul II Dec. 3 52-43, and then traveling to North Bay Haven Dec. 5 and coming back with a 53-46 victory. The Hawks had a 17-point lead going into the fourth quarter, and a strong run by John Paul threatened, but the Hawks ended up with a nine-point victory. Jones had 22 points and 10 rebounds, while White tallied 12 points and 12 rebounds. Howard added seven points and nine rebounds, Gordon had three points and four caroms, and McLeod and Barahona each added two points. Against North Bay Haven, Franklin County was up by 13 points early, but let their opponent come back into the game, with a slim 23-19 lead at the half. The Hawks outscored their opponents 30-27 in the second half to earn the win. Barahona led the team with 13 points, including three treys, while Norred and Jones each added 10. Howard tallied nine, White ve, Wilson four and McLeod two. Howard had nine rebounds, and White and Jones each eight. The team also shot a respectable 64 percent from the free throw line, hitting seven of 11. Hawks look to nd knockout punchCARRABELLE APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA SPORTS www.apalachtimes.comThursday, December 19, 2013 APage 9SectionSpecial to the TimesThe Lady Seahawks girls varsity soccer team fought a pair of tough outings last week, narrowly losing 3-2 in a rematch against Rutherford, and then playing to a 1-1 tie against new district foe Lafayette Mayo, On Dec. 10, the team traveled for the rematch against the Lady Rams of Rutherford High School. The Lady Rams got off to a quick start when a sneaky shot found the back of the net and they jumped out to a 1-0 lead. The Lady Seahawks settled down and got back to their possession-style offense. Senior captain Adrianna Reeder and freshman Emily Zingarelli were able to get a couple of shots off apiece but none found the back of the net. It seemed that each time the Lady Hawks were dispossessed, they were forced to play more defensively, as the Lady Ram forwards were faster and switched elds quite deftly. To deal with their speed, an in-game change by Coach Joe Shields put quick-footed senior Gracyn Kirvin on the back line to stave off further Lady Ram quick counter-attacks. Although junior goalkeeper Macey Hunt was busy, with 13 saves, the strategy seemed to work initially, as the half ended 1-0 in favor of the Lady Rams. We have a highscoring offense but we needed to slow them down before we could concentrate on goals. said Shields. Regardless, I thought their passing was superb in the rst half and knew it was just a matter of time before we scored. Following the half, the Rams came out smoking and scored a quick goal to go up 2-0. However, the Lady Seahawks remained undaunted. Reeder and Zingarelli each got a shot off but it was freshman Allie Kirvin who scored off an assist from senior Jessica Shields to make the score 2-1. The Rams scored again to make it 3-1 and looked like they were going to score a fourth goal until the Lady Seahawks stiffened their defense. Hunt made an additional 12 saves in the second half. Down two, Coach Shields moved Gracyn Kirvin back to her mideld position in the hopes of nding more scoring opportunities and almost on cue, Jessica Shields scored from the top of the 18-yard box to make it 3-2. The girls found their second wind and really started playing well at the end of the match; in the nal three minutes we played almost exclusively in their third of the eld, said Shields, I think if we could have had another two minutes we would have scored again. With time being the enemy, the Lady Seahawks finally went down in defeat, 3-2. On Tuesday, the Lady Seahawks traveled to Mayo to play new district foe, Lafayette High School. The Lady Seahawks, following a long bus ride, played sleepily in the first half and unfortunately were down a couple of players due to sickness. The Hornets were able to play possession soccer as well as the Seahawks and each team traded multiple shots on goal. Allie Kirvins one, Reeders two, and Shields four led all shooters in the first half. But none found the back of the net. The Hornets got off eight shots of their own, five of which were saved by Hunt. Substitutes, junior Erin Riley and senior Brooke Pittman saw a lot of action in their defensive back roles and were asked to grow and learn on the fly with all of the offense generated by the Hornets. At the end of the first half however, the score was still knotted at zero. After a halftime conversation with the coach, the Lady Seahawks began passing much better and were able to capitalize almost immediately on three quick passes, resulting in a goal by Gracyn Kirvin, with an assist from Shields, making the score 1-0 in favor of the Seahawks. Among other things, I told them they needed to make their passes crisper, said Shields. And in order to maintain possession, they had to be willing to play more aggressive defense as the Hornets were controlling the middle third of the field. The score didnt stay that way for long as Seahawk defensive backs overpursued the ball and a Lady Hornet snuck in behind them for a goal, tying the game again at 1-1. Following the water break, a foul in the 18yard box led to a penalty kick for the Seahawks, which Shields buried in the back of the net to give the Lady Seahawks a 2-1 lead. I thought we were going to be fine at that point, said coach Shields. The defense was still a little shaky but we were passing better and I thought we could control time of possession. With a little more than three minutes left, a misjudged header by a Seahawk defensive back allowed a Lady Hornet access to the back line and she fired off a shot tying the game. The Lady Seahawks were unable to counter with another goal in the remaining time frame and this district match ended in a 2-2 tie. The Lady Seahawks now travel to Panama City for a rematch with North Bay Haven on Friday, who they defeated 2-1 back in November. This will be their last match prior to the Christmas break. Gracyn Kirvin was named Player of the Match for both games. Against Rutherford, she solidified the back line of defense, when asked to make a position change and made sure that no through balls got by her for a potential score. She was also very active in the possession game as a mid-fielder, with great passing to her teammates and dispossessing passes in the middle third of the field. Against Lafayette, she distributed passes wide and long and was herself, always a threat to score. She was also very active in the possession game as a mid-fielder, dispossessing passes in the middle third of the field and hustling back to assist with defensive coverage in the Seahawks Lady Seahawks tie with Lafayette MayoDAVID ADLERSTEIN | the TimesKelsey Jones drives against South Walton. HometownProud (850)653-96954514197 SeahawkjuniorpointguardKelseyJonesisaveraging15points andeightreboundsagameforthevarsityboysbasketballteam. Thismonth'shighgames,bothwith22points,cameonDec.3 againstJohnPaulIIandonDec.3againstSouthWalton.Healso averagestwostealsandtwoassistspergame. "He'sourguythatstepsupnormally,thattakestheshotorcontests theshotorgetstherebound.He'sthatguy,"saidcoachMichael Sweatt."Wefeedoffofhim.Youcantellthatwhenhe'saggressive onoffense,we'regoingtoscore." GulfsideIGA STUDENTATHLETESOFTHEWEEKSPONSOR KelseyJones ALLIE KIRVIN ADRIANNA REEDER EMILY ZINGARELLI JESSICA SHIELDS GRACYN KIRVIN

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These letters to Santa Claus were taken from past issues of the Times, from the s, s and early s. We hope you will recognize some names (weve added the year to help you) and they awaken memories of happy Christmases past. Stay tuned for next weeks issue, when we publish the childrens present-day letters to Santa. CLASSIFIEDSThursday, December 19, 2013 The Times | A11 93308T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO:12000377CA JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. CARLTON JACKSON, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated November 26, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12000377CA of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN COUNTY Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, is Plaintiff, and CARLTON JACKSON, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM at Inside Front Lobby of the FRANKLIN County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 23rd day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 1 AND THE SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 2, BLOCK 128 (E-10), OF PICKETTS ADDITION TO THE CITY OF CARRABELLE, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 20 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the us pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Apalachiacola, FRANKLIN COUNTY, Florida, this 27th day of November, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of said Circuit Court By; Terry E. Creamer As Deputy Clerk JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION c/o Phelan Hallinan, PLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Cteek Road Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-462-700 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Danny Davis Court Technology Office Office of Court Administration 301 S Monroe St, Rm 225 Tallahassee, FL 32303 850.577.4401 At least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 day; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. December 12, 19, 2013 93332T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 19-2012-CA000140 Section: ______ THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-HY13, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006HY13 Plaintiff, v. JAMES FROST, JR.; VICKI LYNN FROST; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING B Y, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; CENTENNIAL BANK AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO GULF STATE COMMUNITY BANK; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 19, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 19-2012-CA000140 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin cpunty, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 16th day of January, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. on the 2nd Floor Lobby of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statutes, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: A PARCEL OF LAND ON ST. GEORGE ISLAND LYING AND BEING IN PARTIAL SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 9 SOUTH, RANGE 6 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE MOST EASTERLY CORNER OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND GULF BEACHES, UNIT 2, A SUBDIVISION RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 AT PAGE 15, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SAID COUNTY; THENCE RUN ALONG THE EASTERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID UNIT NO. 2 THE FOLLOWING THREE (3) COURSES: NORTH 18 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 19 SECONDS WEST 150.00 FEET; SOUTH 71 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 41 SECONDS WEST 20.00 FEET; AND NORTH 18 DEGREES 3 7 MINUTES 19 SECONDS WEST 410.00 FEET TO THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 300; THENCE RUN ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF SAID STATE ROAD NO. 300 THE FOLLOWING FIVE (5) COURSES: NORTH 71 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 41 SECONDS EAST 416.89 FEET; ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE TO THE RIGHT (RADIUS OF 5729.58 FEET, CHORD OF 599.03, CHORD BEARING OF NORTH 74 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 28 SECONDS EAST) 599.31 FEET; NORTH 77 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 16 SECONDS EAST 2778.82 FEET; ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE TO THE LEFT (RADIUS OF 5729.58 FEET, CHORD OF 934.07 FEET, CHORD BEARING OF NORTH 72 DEGREES 41 MINDear Santa, Let me know if you need a helper this Christmas. My name is Henry and I live in Apalachicola. I want a pellet gun and some clothes and some skates.Henry Rochelle1974 Dear Santa Claus, How is the weathr at the North Pole? Is it as cold as it is in Florida? We all have been good during the year (our teacher says so). We are trying not to be bad. We are trying to work hard every day. Santa, do you have a Christmas tree at the North Pole? We put up our tree at school today and it is pretty. We have bells and painted pine cones on it. We are writing to tell you what we would like for Christmas. Darron wagon Lynn gun Michael B. mini bike Tammy baton Joey guitar Laura Baby Alive Lisa stove Quinnella swing set Lynette monkey Jeffery airplane Odessa bicycle Ronald BB gun Sonya BB gun Laurie MacDonalds Michael N. football set Angela Baby Alive Duane drum Henry rie Cliff chain saw Katrina baton Melea baton Renee Baby Alive Patricia Baby Alive1974Dear Santa Clause, I was hoping to get a Barbie doll for Christmas. And I love you very much and I hope you would bring me a baton for Christmas to. You know what santa last Christmas I wished for a bike and I got one because Santa Clause brought it to me. I think youre the nices Santa Clause in the whole world. You know what Santa we have you on are window. I love You,Cindy McTurkin Age 10Carrabelle, 1976 Dear Santa, Ive not been especially good but I promise to try harder next year, Please bring me a pretty watch and a doll/ Also Santa pleasa remember all the other little boys and girls. I love you hugs and kisses to you and you reindeers.Laurie CameronApalachicola, 1976 Dear Saint Nick, My name is James Banks I am 11 years old and Im in 6 grade. I want a 4-10 shotgun, a bike or a motorcycle, and lots of clothes. I have nothing more to say so good-by. P.S. Tell Roghdof hello for me. Merry Christmas.James Banks grade 6Eastpoint, 1976 Dear: Santa Claus. My name is Skipper Shiver. I want you to bring me a go cart for Christmas. I no you or busy this year and making a lot of toys. But please say hellow to dancer, and prancer and all the other raindeers for me. P.S. I wish you a Merry Christmas. And a Happy New Year.Sign: Skipper Shiver 6th GradeEastpoint, 1976 Dear Santa, We had a Christmas play and it had a Santa in it, too. He got a night cap. He was so fat that he could hardly sit down or stand up. So I do not want a night cap. I want something different this year. I do not want a doll or a toy. I want a game and a bicycle this year. So that is all I have to say. Merry Christmas to you. See you soon.Love Frances Sansom 5th GradeEastpoint, 1976 Dear Santa, I dont want much for Christmas, but I hope you and your wife and your cute little reindeers and elves have a happy Christmas. P.S. Please Santa I know you work hard on Christmas night but would you please get me a C.B. radio.Anita Cheney 6th GradeEastpoint, 1976 Dear Santa, I have been a bad boy. You will not have to come to my house. Rodney Richards and I have been trying to get a tree for Christmas. Love,Kelvin 5th GradeEastpoint, 1976 Hi Chubby Man, Ive been thinking if you would bring me a microscope. I hope there are some present. I like Rudlph the reindeer. I want to know if your elves are working. I cant wait to see you come down the chimmy. And bring me some toys. Your truly,Keith 4th GradeEastpoint, 1976 Dear Santa, I have been a little rood and a little bad. I wish that I could give you a gift because you have been giving me gifts for the last nine years. I know this is a busy time of the year for you. Would you say hello to the reindeer for me and also to Mrs. Santa for me? Well I guess I better be going now so have a happy new year. P.S. I will leave the door unlocked for you. Love,Jamie Crum 4th GradeEastpoint, 1976 I would like a stereo and a whole lot of clothes. It doesnt really matter. Ill take whatever I get. Id also like peace in the world and the Crisis in Poland to end. Karen AmisonApalachicola, 1981 I want to get an At At monster for Christmas. It has four real funny legs and it crushes rocks.Andrew Yancy Carrabelle, 1981 For Christmas, I want some toys, a big dump truck and a car. I also want lots of food. Henry MeyersApalachicola, 1981 Dear Santa, I want a tippietoe doll and a real puppy.Love Jennifer1981 Dear Santa, How are you? I am ne. My name is Tirah and I am nine years old. I would like a western Barbie, some clothes, roller skates and a birthstone ring. I would like these things but mostly I would like there to be peace in the world. My brothers name is James and he is three years old. He would like a tractor, dump truck and some hot wheels cars. We will leave you some goodies on Christmas Eve. Love,Tirah and James1981 Dear Santa, Traci wants a baby doll set. Im a good girl. I didnt slap nobody. Ive been good at the babysitters for Linda and Kathy. I want Sandi and Kim to get a baby doll set too, and something for Mitchell, Brock and Jennifer. What do you want, Mama? I want my mama to get a new mufer. Im looking for you on TV.Traci Lynn Lemieux1981 Dear Santa, I love you and all I want is a little white puppy and if you would bring a food dish for him please, I would like that. I could thank you a lot for that for that and I want my daddy to live in Cantley,s Trailer park again. My family is poor. Would you help them? My little brother wants a big wheel and my big brother wants a go cart and my sister wants a doll and a doll house. Thank you and please write back.Joseph1981 Dear Santa, I want a baby doll. And I want a puppy. But I want some clothes. Thats all for right now, Santa.Shawna Boatwright1981 I would like the solution to Rubics Cube that math problem. I would also like some jewelry and $100. Id like the Rubics Cube solution because I dont know the answer and the $100 Id use for my best friend, Lauries birthday.Georgiana PonderApalachicola, 1981 I would like a diamond ring for Christmas. Just a small oneI dont really like the big ones.Tammy RickardsCarrabelle, 1981 Dear Santa, I am a good boy. I would like a sleeping bag and a race car and glue. I am 3 years old.Love ChrisWhen we were young LocalThe Times | A11Thursday, December 19, 2013

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A12| The Times Thursday,December 19, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS UTES 44 SECONDS EAST) 935.11 FEET; AND NORTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS EAST 994.93 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST 50.00 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTHERLY R.O.W. OF SAID STATE ROAD NO. 300, THENCE RUN NORTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST 502.0 FEET, THENCE NORTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS EAST 127.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN NORTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST 367.55 FEET TO THE M.H.W. LINE OF ST. GEORGE SOUND, THENCE RUN ALONG SAID M.H.W. LINE NORTH 59 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 36 SECONDS EAST 113.78 FEET, THENCE NORTH 58 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 58 SECONDS EAST 14.54 FEET, THENCE LEAVING THE SAID M.H.W. LINE PROCEED SOUTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS EAST 385.94 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS WEST 127.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, SUBJECT TO A 10 EASEMENT ON THE SOUTHERN PROPERTY BOUNDARY. SUBJECT TO AND TOGETHER WITH A NONEXCLUSIVE EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OVERAND ACROSS THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY, TO-WIT: A PARCEL OF LAND ON ST. GEORGE ISLAND LYING AND BEING IN PARTIAL SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 9 SOUTH, RANGE 6 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE MOST EASTERLY CORNER OF ST. GEORGE ISLAND GULF BEACHES, UNIT #2, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 AT PAGE 15, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SAID COUNTY; THENCE RUN ALONG THE EASTERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID UNIT #2 THE FOLLOWING THREE (3) COURSES: NORTH 18 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 19 SECONDS WEST 150.0 FEET; SOUTH 71 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 41 SECONDS WEST 20.0 FEET; AND NORTH 18 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 19 SECONDS WEST 410.0 FEET TO THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 300; THENCE ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF SAID STATE ROAD NO. 300 THE FOLLOWING FIVE (5) COURSES: NORTH 71 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 41 SECONDS EAST 416.89 FEET; ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE TO THE RIGHT (RADIUS OF 5,729.58 FEET, CHORD OF 599.03 FEET, CHORD BEARING OF NORTH 74 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 28 SECONDS EAST) 599.31 FEET; NORTH 77 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 16 SECONDS EAST 2778.82 FEET; ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE TO THE LEFT (RADIUS OF 5729.58 FEET, CHORD OF 934.07 FEET, CHORD BEARING OF NORTH 72 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 44 SECONDS EAST) 935.11 FEET; AND NORTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS EAST 994.93 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST 50 FEET; THENCE NORTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS EAST 180.18 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING ON THE NORTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY OF LINE OF SAID STATE ROAD NO. 300; THENCE FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN NORTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST 492.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS WEST 63.5 FEET; THENCE NORTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST 20.0 FEET; THENCE NORTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS EAST 147.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS EAST 20.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS WEST 63.5 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 21 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 48 SECONDS EAST 492.0 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 68 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 12 SECONDS WEST 20.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. 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. Dated at APALACHICOLA, Florida this 19th day of November, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk MORRIS, HARDWICK, SCHNEIDER, LLC, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF 9409 PHILADELPHIA ROAD, BALTIMORE, MD 21237 December 12, 19, 2013 93340T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 192012CA 000414CAXXXX DIVISION: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR WASHINGTON MUTUAL MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES WMALT SERIES 2006-5, Plaintiff, vs. ADAM LEE TEAT, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 19, 2013, and entered in Case No. 192012CA000414C of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida in which U.A. Bank National Association, as Trustee, successor in interest to Bank of America, National Association as Trustee as successor by merger to LaSalle Bank, National Association as trustee for Washington Mutual Mortgage PassThrough Certificates WMALT Series 2006-5, is the Plaintiff and Adam Lee Teat, Alecia Marie Ward, United States of America, are defendants, the Franklin County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on, the Franklin County Courthouse located at 33 Market Street, 2nd Floor Lobby, Apalachicola, Florida 32320 Franklin County, Florida at on the 5th day of March, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 9 (UNRECORDED) COMMENCING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 8 SOUTH, RANGE 8 WEST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN WEST 859.67 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 110.00 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED # 1999) MARKING THE POINT OF BEGINNING FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 20 SECONDS WEST 145.18 FEET TO A RE-ROD, (MARKED #1999), THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 58 SECONDS WEST 302.98 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKER #7160), THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 01 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST 145.00 FEET TO A RE-ROD (MARKED #1999), THENCE RUN EAST 302.99 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 2 TEATS ROAD, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Franklin County, Florida this 19th day of November, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, Florida By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 fax eService: servealaw@ albertellilaw.com File No. WB-10-58570 In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this procceding should contact the Clerk of the Courts, Marcia M. Johnson, 33 Market Street, Suitc 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320; telephone number (850) 653-8861, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call (850) 577-4400. To file response please contact Franklin County Clerk of Court, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320, Tel: (850) 6538861; Fax:(850)6539339. December 12, 19, 2013 93338T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.:19-2011CA-000489 DIVISION: NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. CHRISTOPHER B. MORRIS, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 19, 2013, and entered in Case No. 19-2011-CA-000489 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida in which Nationstar Mortgage, LLC, is the Plaintiff and Christopher B. Morris, Nancy Morris Any And All Unknown Parties Claiming by, Through, Under, And Against The Herein named Individual Defendant(s) Who are not Known To Be Dead Or Alive, Whether Said Unknown Parties May Claim An Interest in Spouses, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Or Other Claimants are defendants, the Franklin County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in on the 2nd Floor Lobby Franklin County, Florida at on the 2nd day of April, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 3 BLOCK 12 OF EAST, ST. GEORGE ISLAND GULF BEACHES, UNIT NO. 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 PAGE 7 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 317 E GORRIE DR, EASTPOINT, FL 32328-2821 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Franklin County, Florida this, 19th day of November, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court Franklin County, Florida By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 fax eService: servealaw@ albertellilaw.com File No. WB -11-95114 In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Courts, Marcia M. Johnson, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320; telephone number (850) 653-8861, not later than seven (7) days prior to this proceeding. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call (850) 577-4400. To file response please contact Franklin County Clerk of Court, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL 32320, Tel: (850) 653-8861; Fax: (850) 653-9339. December 12, 19, 2013 93348T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2009-CA000478 SUNTRUST BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RONALD K. HOWELL; SUNTRUST BANK; RONALD K HOWELL, UNKNOWN TENANT(S), Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered May 9, 2012 in Civil Case No. 2009CA-000478 of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Apalachicola, Florida, wherein SUNTRUST BANK, N.A. is Plaintiff and THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RONALD K. HOWELL;, SUNTRUST BANK;, RONALD K HOWELL, UNKNOWN TENANT(S), are Defendants, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL. 32320 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 8th day of January, 2014 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lot 3, Block D, Unit 2, St. George Island Gulf Beaches, per Map or Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 15, Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 23rd day of October, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson As Clerk of the Court By: Michele Waxwell As Deputy Clerk MCCALLA RAYMER, LLC, ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 110 SE 6TH STREET FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33301 (407) 674-1850 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of Court Administration at (850) 5774401, or at the Leon County Courthouse, Room 225, 301 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 within 2 working days of receipt of a notice compelling you to appear at a court proceeding; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. The ADA Coordinator for the courts in Leon County is Doug Smith. He may be reached at (850) 577-4444 or through the Florida Relay Service, TDD at 1-800-955-8771. The address for the Office of Court Administration is: Leon County Courthouse, 301 S. Monroe Street, Room 225, Tallahassee, FL 32301. In all other counties in the circuit please contact the Clerk of the Circuit Court`s office and ask for the ADA Coordinator. The Clerk`s number is included on each county page. December 12, 19, 2013 93350T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY CASE NO.: 2012CA314 HANCOCK BANK, a Mississippi banking corporation, as assignee of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, as Receiver for Peoples First Community Bank, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, vs. MARK ZONDERVAN, individually, LENARD JEZIORSKI, individually, CENTENNIAL BANK, an ARKANSAS BANKING CORPORATION, M&L PLUMBING, INC., a Florida corporation, HIDDEN HARBOR PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a non-profit Florida corporation and FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, by and through the FRANKLIN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, pursuant to the Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure, entered in this case, will sell the property at public sale to the highest bidder for cash, except as set forth hereinafter, on January 16, 2014, at 11:00 am Eastern Time at the Franklin County Courthouse, 2nd Floor Lobby, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, the following described real property lying and being in Franklin County, Florida, to-wit: Lot 14, Block B of HIDDEN HARBOR, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 7, Page(s) 34-37, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. This Notice dated this 19th day of November, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Franklin County Clerk of Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk December 12, 19, 2013 93358T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 12-000293-CA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. ANA D. JOHNSON A/K/A ANA DAVIS JOHNSON; LANARK VILLAGE ASSOCIATION, INC.; CHRISTOPHER L. JOHNSON A/K/A CHRISTOPHER LOGAN JOHNSON, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of foreclosure dated the 19th day of November, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12-000293CA, of the Circuit Court of the 2nd Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and ANA D. JOHNSON A/K/A ANA DAVIS JOHNSON and CHRISTOPHER L. JOHNSON A/K/A CHRISTOPHER LOGAN are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the 2nd Floor Lobby OF THE FRANKLIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 33 MARKET STREET, APALACHICOLA, FL 32320, 11:00 AM on the 15th day of January, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 52, OF BLUEWATERBAY, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, AT PAGE 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodatin in order to participate in thei proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Susan Wilson, ADA Coordinator, 301 Spouth 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. Dated this 19th day of November, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Submitted by: Choice Legal Group, P.A. 1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 Phone: (954)453-0365 Fax: (954)771-6052 Toll Free: 1-800-4412438 DESIGNATED PRIMARY E-MAIL FOR SERVICE PURSUANT TO FLA. R. JUD. ADMIN 2.516 eservice@ clegalgroup.com File No. 10-55836 December 12, 19, 2013 93352T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 19-2012-CA000217 Section:_______ BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. JAMES A. BOONE; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES, MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; AND MAGNOLIA RIDGE ESTATES PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order on Plaintiffs Motion to Reset Foreclosure Sale dated November 25, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 19-2012-CA-000217 of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 23rd day of January, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. on the 2nd Floor Lobby of the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320, in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statutes, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 14, BLOCK B OF RESERVE AS MAGNOLIA RIDGE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGES 1-3, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA, CORRECTED AFFIDAVIT AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 833, PAGE 436 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. 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. Dated at APALACHICOLA, Florida this 26th day of November, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Franklin COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk MORRIS, HARDWICK, SCHNEIDER, LLC, ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 5110 EISENHOWER BLVD, SUITE 302A, TAMPA, FL 33634 9409 PHILADELPHIA ROAD, BALTIMORE, MD 21237 December 12, 19, 2013 93428T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 19-2012-CA -000297 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. BRADLEY R. BLACKBURN, et. al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment entered in Case No. 10-2012-CA000297 in the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for FRANKLIN County, Florida, wherein, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, and, BRADLEY R. BLACKBURN, et. al. are Defendants. The Clerk of Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash at the Second Floor Lobby of the Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida, 32320 at the hour of 11:00AM, on the 9TH day of JANUARY, 2014, the following described property: LOT 4, BLOCK 1 OF ADDITION TO MAGNOLIA BLUFFS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 17, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 5th day of December, 2013. MARCIA JOHNSON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk Submitted by: MORALES LAW GROUP, PA IMPORTANT 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 provisoin of certain assistance. Please contact teh Office of Court Administration at (850)5774401 or at the Leon County Courthouse, Room 225, 301 S. Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 within 2 working days of receipt of a notice compelling you to appear at a court proceeding: If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. The ADA Coordinator for the courts in Leon County if Doug Smith. He may be reached at (850)577-4444 or through the Florida Relay Service, TDD at 1-800-955-8771. The address for the Office of Court Administration is: Leon county courthouse, 301 S. Monroe Street, Room 225, Tallahassee, FL 32301. In all other counties in the circuit please contact the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office and ask for the ADA Coordinator. The Clerks number is included on each county page. December 19, 29, 2013 93410T NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Wingin It Sailing Charters located at 275 Timber Island Rd., in the County of Franklin, in the City of Carrabelle, Florida, 32322 intends to register the said name with the Divisions of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Carrabelle, Florida, this 10th day of December, 2013. TJ Dreamboard, LLC December 19, 2013 96513T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 13000306CAAXMX CRIMSON ALLIGATOR DRIVE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. EMMETT MITCHELL, III and LELA M. MITCHELL, husband and wife, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given pursuant to a Stipulated Uniform Final Judgment of Foreclosure Nunc Pro Tunc dated December 10, 2013, entered in Case No. 13000306 CAAXMX, of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, in favor of the Plaintiff, Crimson Alligator Drive, LLC and against the Defendants, Emmett Mitchell, III, and Lela M. Mitchell, that Plaintiff will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Franklin County Courthouse, second floor lobby, 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, FL on January 9, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. EST, the following described real property as set forth in the Amended Stipulated Uniform Final Judgment of Foreclosure Nunc Pro Tunc: Begin at an old concrete monument marking the Northeasterly corner (also being the most easterly corner) of Lot 1, Block , Unit No. 4 of Lanark Village Subdivision, a subdivision as per map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 6, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida, and thence run South 62 West 125.61 feet, thence run South 60 West 37.64 feet, thence run South 27 East 200.22 feet to the Northerly right-of-way boundary of U.S. Highway No. 98 ~ 319, thence run North 62 East along said right-of-way boundary 318.10 feet to the Southwesterly right-of-way boundary of Newman Drive, thence run North 64 seconds West along said right-of-way boundary 254.23 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. Situate, lying and being in Fractional Section 12, Township 7 South, Range 4 West, Franklin County, Florida. and Lot 34 of Holiday Beach Unit 2, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page(s) 3, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. Dated on this 10th day of December, 2013. /s/ Joseph T. King Joseph T. King, Esq. FL Bar No. 0637051 BURR & FORMAN LLP One Tampa City Center, Suite 3200 201 N. Franklin Street (33602) Post Office Box 380 Tampa, Florida 33601 (813) 221-2626 Fax: (813) 221-7335 jking@burr.com (primary) adabrosky@burr.com (secondary) Attorneys for Plaintiff, Crimson Alligator Drive, LLC MARCIA M.JOHNSON Clerk of Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk ATTENTION: 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. December 19, 26, 2013 93462T NEPA/S106 PUBLIC NOTICE Cellco Partnership and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless (Verizon Wireless) proposes to build a 260 tall self-support Communications Tower. Anticipated lighting application is Dual Red/ White Medium Intensity Strobe. The Site location is near US Highway 98 (AKAUS Highway 319), Eastpoint, Franklin County, FL, 32328, at Latitude N29-46-14.471, Longitude W84-49-07.913. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Antenna Structure Registration (ASR, Form 854) filing number is A0866642. ENVIRONMENTALEFFECTS Interested persons may review the application (www.fcc. gov/asr/applications) by entering the filing number. Environmental concerns may be raised by filing a Request for Environmental Review (www.fcc. gov/asr/environmentalrequest) and online filings are strongly encouraged. The mailing address to file a paper copy is: FCC Requests for Environmental Review, Attn: Ramon Williams, 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC 20554. HISTORIC PROPERTIES EFFECTS Public comments regarding potential effects on historic properties may be submitted within 30 days from the date of this publication to: Virginia Janssen, Principal Archaeologist, Dynamic Environmental Associates, Inc., 3850 Lake Street, Suite C, Macon, GA31204, (877) 968-4787, Sec106@ DynamicEnvironmental.co m. Re: 21310016 December 19, 2013 96647S NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, DAVID E. BARBER, the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 1142 Year of issuance: 2010 Description of property: SEC 32 T8S R6 W ET A1 Full Legal Can Be Obtained in the Franklin County Clerk of Circuit Courts Office PARCEL NO: 32-08S-06W-0000-0015-00 00 Name is which assessed: MICHAEL C. KELLER All of said property being in the State of Flor96645T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, W. E. SALMON, INC., the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 1462 Year of issuance: 2011 Description of property: LOTS 7 & 8 BLOCK A CARRABELLE ET AL Full Legal Can be Obtained in the Franklin County Clerk of Circuit Courts Office PARCEL NO: 29-07S-04W-4170-000A-00 70 Name is which assessed: ROBERT & PATRICIA EDWARDS All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the first (1st) Monday in the month of JANUARY 2014, which is the 6th day of January 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 25th day of November, 2013. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk Dec. 5, 12, 19, 26, 2013

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CLASSIFIEDSThursday,December 19, 2013 The Times | A13 4516553 Apalachicola Holiday Special Lot 4, Block 150 11th Street $17,500, R-1 Zoning Call 850-653-8330 3534866 4516978RENTALS 108 S. E. AVE. A CARRABELLE, FLORIDA 32322Contact Aaron Dempsey (850) 697-5300 www.mysandybeach.com 1. COMMERCIAL BUILDING ON 98, RIVER VIEW, $1200 WATER INCLUDED.2. 419 PIRATES LANDING. 1BR/1BA, CONDO. 750/MO3. 422 CARLTON, LANARK VILLAGE. 2 BR/ 1BA. 550/MO4. 103 PINE ST. LANARK VILLAGE. 1BR/1BA. SCREENED PORCH. 425/MO 5. 703D SE THIRD ST. 3BR,2BA 800/MO. 6. 3 BEDROOM 3 BATH HOUSE ON RIVER/3 BOAT SLIPS W/LIFT 2 CAR GARAGE 7. PICKETS LANDING CONDO E7. 4BR, 3BA 2000.00/MO. UTILITIES INCLUDED WITH BOAT SLIP 8. 39 CARL TONS, L ANARK VILLAGE. 1BR/1BA 650/ MO UTILITIES INCLUDEDOFFICE BUILDING ON 98, $650 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY ON HWY 98, FOR DETAILS 850 370 6223 2. 419PIRATESLANDING. 1BR/1BA,CONDO. 750/MO 4.103 PINE ST. LANARKVILLAGE.1BR/1BA. SCREENEDPORCH. 425/MO 6.3 BEDROOM3 BATH HOUSE ON RIVER/3 BOAT SLIPSW/LIFT 2CARGARAGEwww. rst tness.com/carrabelle 4516552Franklin CountyLiquor License$ 145,000.00 Seriousinquires/offersonly at:anitalln242@aol.com Nuclear Medicine Adjuncts:Will teach credited courses, supervise laboratory learning experiences, evaluate student achievements, develop curriculum, and formulate policies and procedures. Minimum Quali cations: Bachelors Degree or higher. Must have current active licensure in Nuclear Medicine Imaging, related certi cations as appropriate for eld (i.e. CPR, HIPPA, etc.) and have a minimum of 2 years post-certi cation experience in Nuclear Medicine Technology. Copies of Transcripts must be submitted with a GCSC application. ***Applicants may apply direct to Health Sciences Chair. Open till lled. Additional info: www.gulfcoast.edu/hr. 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 O cer (850) 872-3866.GCSC is an EA/EO/M/F/Vet employer. GCSC Equity O ce 850.872.3866 Sales The News Herald is seeking an innovative and experiencedSales ManagerWho 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: Meets or exceeds sales and revenue goals. 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. Communicates and advocates the companys 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. Collaborates with other managers to generate new sales ideas and stays abreast of product and platformchanges. 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 solutions ROI for the client. Requirements: Bachelors degree or comparable experience. Proven record of successful leadership in a goal-oriented, highly accountable environment. Successful record of team building and leadership. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. The ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities is essential. Digital sales experience. Proven digital sales management experiences. A deep and broad understanding of the market and competition Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills. 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. Demonstrated innovation, leadership, communication, and staff development skills. Possesses ability to coach and be coached. Strong ethical standards and integrity are a must. Understanding of research tools is a huge plus. Ensures that the business unit meets and/or exceeds revenue expectations 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 lgrimes@pcnh.com EOE, Drug-free workplace Web ID#: 34266362 Text FL66340 to 56654 SalesSales RepsHalifax 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: Prepare for appointments. All travel is local and typically within a 50 mile radius of your office. Meet daily with owners of small to medium sized businesses with the goal of marketing and securing business Conducting our solutions based approach to qualifying potential business for new sales leads in between appointments and during networking opportunities Contacting Sales Coordinator with feedback from appointments and sharing new business lead opportunities. Reviewing the days 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: At least two years of face-to-face direct sales, outside sales, B2B, Business Development experience Bachelors degree preferred but not necessary. We will consider the right experience over a degree Highly self-motivated and self-disciplined with ability to work effectively with little or no supervision Outgoing personality with expertise at developing relationships, particularly with business owners, presidents and CEOs Good communicator-excellent listening skills and ability to offer solutions. To apply: Send resume to lgrimes@pcnh.com EOE, Drug Free Workplace Web ID#: 34269124 Text FL69124 to 56654 MarketingEntry Level Marketing SpecialistThe News Herald is looking for an entry-level marketing specialist to assist with marketing support and document presentations for our sales team in a timely, accurate, and cost effective manner. This position will assist with sales proposals and interview preparation under the direction of the Regional Marketing Director, assist with development and coordination of marketing materials and branding, update and maintain files and documents and utilize effective written and oral communication skills. In addition, the position will provide assistance for event planning and conference attendance. Candidates should have an Associates degree and must be skilled in Powerpoint, InDesign, Photoshop and Microsoft Excel. Applicable experience may be substituted in lieu of formal education. The News Herald offers the following benefits: medical, dental, vision and life insurance; 401(k) plan; vacation and sick leave; and disability insurance. To apply, send resume to: lgrimes@pcnh.com or come by the office at 501 W. 11th Street to complete an employment application. Hiring will be contingent on a background check and drug screen. Web ID#: 34274489 Text FL74489 to 56654 ida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the first (1st) Monday in the month of JANUARY 2014, which is the 6th day of January 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 25th day of November, 2013. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk Dec. 5, 12, 19, 26, 2013 966801T PUBLIC NOTICE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE PERMIT Permit File Number 0175057-003 The Department of Environmental Protection gives notice of its intent to issue a permit to Water Management Services, Inc., St. George Island, to construct a new water treatment plant, 600,000 gallon ground storage tank, booster pumping station, and improvements to the existing distribution system. The water treatment plant, ground storage tank, and booster pumping station would be located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Second Avenue West and West Bay Shore Drive, St. George Island. A person whose substantial interests are affected by the Departments proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative proceeding (hearing) in accordance with sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S. The petition must contain the information set forth below and must be filed (received by the Agency Clerk) in the Office of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 323993000. The petitioner must mail a copy of the petition to the applicant [applicant name and address] at the time of filing. Failure to petition within the allowed time frame constitutes a waiver of any right such person has to request a hearing under sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., and to participate as a party to this proceeding. Any subsequent intervention will only be at the approval of the presiding officer upon motion filed pursuant to Rule 28-106.205, F.A.C. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Departments action is based must contain the following information: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agencys file or identification number, if known; (b) The name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner; the name, address, and telephone number of the petitioners representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the petitioners substantial interests will be affected by the agency determination; (c) A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the agency decisions; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate; (e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the specific facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the Departments action; (f) A statement of the specific rules and statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modification of the Departments proposed action, including an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the specific rule or statutes; and (g) A statement of the relief sought by petitioner, stating precisely the action petitioner wants the Department to take. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the Departments final action may be different from the position taken by it in this Notice. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the Department on the petition have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. The application is available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at the Departments Northwest District office, 160 Government Street, Pensacola, Florida, 32502-5794, Room 308, December 19, 2013 96785T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013-77-CP Division: PROBATE IN RE: ESTATE OF GEORGE RUSSELL CROFTON, JR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of George Russell Crofton, Jr., deceased, whose date of death was October 7th, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 33 Market Street, Suite 203, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is December 12, 2013. Personal Representative: Elizabeth Wilson Crofton 1819 Mount Sinai Court Tucker, GA 30084 Attorneys for Personal Representative SANDERS AND DUNCAN, P.A. 80 MARKET STREET APALACHICOLA, FL 32320 (850) 653-8976 E-Mail Address: ddduncan@fairpoint. net December 12, 19, 2013 96755T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 2013-000253 CA AMERIS BANK, a Georgia Bank, 201 S. Broad Street P.O. Box 240 Cairo, GA 39828 Plaintiff, vs. JAMES E. GALLOWAY, KIMBERLY J. GALLOWAY, EASTPOINT WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT, and FRANKLIN COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, pursuant to Plaintiffs Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure, entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Franklin County, Florida, described as follows, to wit: LOT 4, SEASIDE COTTAGES, A SUBDIVISION AS PER MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 25, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, on the 15th day of January, 2014, at 11 :00 a.m. EST, or as soon thereafter as the sale may proceed, at the 2nd Floor Lobby, at the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320, in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statutes. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must me a claim with the Clerk of Court no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim, you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Notice to Persons With Disabilities: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrators office not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. MARCIA M. JOHNSON Clerk of Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk December 12,19, 2013 96821T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 13-00125-CC WILLIE MARY CLARK JOSEPH fka WILLIE M. DANIELS, Plaintiff, vs. WILLIAM LOVE AND JULIA LOVE, and all parties claiming by, through, under or against them; and all unknown natural persons, if alive, and if dead, or not known to be dead or alive, their several and respective unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees and creditors, or other persons claiming by, through or under those unknown natural persons; and the several and respective unknown assigns, successors in interest, trustees or any other person claiming by, through, under or against any corporation or other legal entity named as a defendant; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above named or described defendants or parties or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in and to the lands hereinafter described in the complaint. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION To: WILLIAM LOVE AND JULIA LOVE, and all parties claiming by, through, under or against them; and all unknown natural persons, if alive, and if dead, or not known to be dead or alive, their several and respective unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees and creditors, or other persons claiming by, through or under those unknown natural persons; and the several and respective unknown assigns, successors in interest, trustees or any other person claiming by, through, under or against any corporation or other legal entity named as a defendant; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above named or described defendants or parties or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in and to the lands hereinafter described in the complaint. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Adverse Possession and to Quiet Title the following property in Franklin County, Florida: LOT 7 OF BLOCK 166 OF THE CITY OF APALACHICOLA, FLORIDA, AS PER MAP OR PLAT OF SAID CITY IN MOST COMMON USE. has been filed against you. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Donna Duncan, plaintiffs attorney, whose address is Sanders and Duncan, P.A., P.O. Box 157, Apalachicola, FL 32329, on or before the 10th day of February, 2014, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint of the petition. Dated this 10th day of December, 2013. MARCIA M. JOHNSON As Clerk of the Court By: Terry E. Creamer As Deputy Clerk December 19, 26, 2013 January 2, 9, 2014 96823T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 13-000124CC VEDELL M. BUNYON and SHANNON H. BUNYON, Plaintiffs, vs. MARY HAWKINS, and all others claiming by, through, or under MARY HAWKINS, including any unknown natural person, the unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under, or against any known or unknown person who is known to be dead or is not known to be either dead or alive, and JAMES HAWKINS, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION To: All parties claiming interests by, through, under, or against MARY HAWKINS, including all parties having or claiming to have any right, .title or interest in the property herein described: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to Quiet Title to the following property in Franklin County, Florida, described as; The Northeast one half (NE 1/2) of Lot 1, in Block 166, of the City of Apalachicola, Florida, according to the map or plat thereof in common use has been filed against you. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, on Barbara Sanders, Sanders and Duncan, P.A., who is attorney for plaintiffs, whose address is P.O. Box 157, Apalachicola, Florida 32329, on or before the 20th day of January, 2013, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint of the petition. Dated this 10th day of December, 2013. MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of Circuit Court Franklin County, FL By: Terry E. Creamer As Deputy Clerk BARBARA SANDERS Attorney for Plaintiffs FL Bar No. 4442178 Sanders and Duncan, P.A. 80 Market Street P.O. Box 157 Apalachicola, FL 32320 (850) 653-8976 bsanders@fairpoint.net jrgay@fairpoint.net December 19, 26, 2013 January 2, 9, 2014 Apalachicola: Corner of Hwy 98 & Prado.Continuous Garage SaleAntiques, Fine China & Artwork, Designer Clothes. Great Prices! Thurs-Sun 9am-3pm Other times by Appt 653-3270 Text FL73693 to 56654 Install/Maint/RepairLawn Service TechSWAT Pest Control is looking for a Chemical Applicator for a Lawn Service Route. Good drivers license required. Apply in person at 2060 Sherman Ave. Mon-ThurNO PHONE CALLS Web ID#: 34275117 Text FL75117 to 56654 Sales/Business Dev.Commissioned Sales PositionExperienced, FL licensed Real Estate sales associate to take over 100 leads for Carrabelle & Lanark Village, MUST know Carrabelle real estate market & live in the area, some closing support & training as needed. Contact John Shelby, Broker St. George Island Realty 850-899-0108 Web Id 34273054 Install/Maint/RepairMaintenance Project ManagerNational outsourcing company needs an experienced, seasoned maintenance professional to lead a crew of maintenance workers at a luxury property in the Santa Rosa Beach area. Ideal candidate must have a minimum of 3 -5 years experience and be familiar with all aspects of maintenance and repairs. Excellent starting salary plus voluntary benefits after 30 days. Send resume to:hospitalitychoices@gmail. com or apply on line at www.theservicecompanies.com Go to Join the Team We are a crime and drug free workplace and an EOE Web ID#: 34275543Text FL75543 to 56654 Sales/Business DevPawnbrokerWould you like to make $14-$18 per hour working 4 days a week with health insurance? We are looking for energetic, friendly, hard working team members interested in long-term employment. We offer sales commissions. Performance rewards, Referral bonuses, Professional development, Flexible schedule, & Health Ins. after 90 days. If you are active and outgoing, we can train. Must be 18, physically fit, and HSD/GED. Drug Free. NO criminal background, Valid FLDL. Check us out at dansp awn.com and apply in person at 1314 Bayview Ave, Mon-Fri, 10am to 4pm or call for an appointment (850) 481-1115 Web ID#: 34265588 Text FL65588 to 56654 FOR LEASE:Convenient Store with Gas station. Bay County. Great location! Will be branded Chevron. Available very soon. Major investment required. Serious inquiries only. Ware Oil & Supply Company.850-584-6666 ext 407 St. GeorgeIsland $175/wk, elec, satellite, garbage incl. Pool tbl. 12X 65deck. Beautiful view! 850-653-5319 St. George Island 2Br, 1Ba, ground floor apt., furnished or unfurnished, 12x 65Deck. $275/per week, utilities included 850-653-5319 Text FL73867 to 56654 2 Br 1.5 Ba. Screened in porch and yard. W/D included. $600 per month. 1 year lease. $400 deposit & refrncs. 404-710-4078 Text FL75558 to 56654 East Point Carrabelle Lease Purchase Option 900 sq ft, 1Br, Open Plan, Fireplace Washer & Dryer, Secluded, 1/2 mile from Beach. $380 month. 954-816-7004 Text FL74084 to 56654 Carrabelle/Eastpoint: 1600 Sq Ft Doublewide, renovated Mobile Home /w Grandmother Unit, Stone Fireplace, Jacuzzi, Secluded, 1.5 Wooded Acres, Near Beach, $115k Negotionable 954-816-7004 These tiny ads sell, hire, rent and inform for thousands of families each week.Let a little Classified ad do a big job for you. 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ShimmeringSandsRealtySTEVEHARRISCell:850-890-1971 www.stevesisland.com www.PositiveSpaceHome.com JohnShelby,Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.com MLS#250351$629,000EastpointMAGNOLIABLUFFSBAYFRONTWaterviewsfromeveryroom,10ceilings,crownmolding, replace,hardwoodoors&tile,3BR2-1/2BA,massive MBR,largeopendeck&2ndoorbalcony,garage,separatestoragebldg,maturelandscaping,goodwateraccess, dock&pier.NorthBayShoreDrive JohnShelby,Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.com MLS#250350$64,900St.GeorgeIslandISLANDLOTFORSALEHigh,dry,walk-ablelotmeasuring90x135,adjacentlotis separatelyforsale,quietareaoftheIslandonEastSawyer AvenuenearendofPorterStreet,shortdistancefromthe GulfofMexicoandApalachicolaBay,listedbyJohnShelby AdvertiseHere ContactTheStarToday (850)277-7847 4514359 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) Which of these has an area of about 426 square miles? Great Lakes, Rhode Island, Mojave Desert, Hong Kong 2) What small green vegetable resembles a miniature cabbage? Asparagus, Cauliower, Brussels sprouts, Chickpea 3) At 186, which team has scored the most points ever in an NBA game? Celtics, Lakers, Pistons, Nuggets 4) What is/was the brand name of the rst diet cola produced in the U.S.? Tab, Diet Rite, Shasta, Chek 5) For whom did Henry Ford name the Edsel automobile? Mother, Father, Son, Daughter 6) What was the rst name of locomotive engineer Casey Jones? Sidney, Thomas, Jakelin, Jonathan 7) Which Ivy League school is known as Old Eli? Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Cornell 8) Where does the Orange Coast stretch from Seal Beach to Dana Point? Jamaica, Florida, Costa Rica, California 9) Researchers say a person will wait for an elevator for how many seconds without dgeting? 15, 40, 60, 90 10) On differing from a hard drink, what does a soft drink imply a lack of? Sugar, Calories, Alcohol, Flavor 11) Kinepolis Madrid is the worlds largest cinema complex and has how many screens? 15, 20, 25, 30 12) The longest bicycle ever built allowed how many to ride at once? 10, 20, 30, 40 13) Moin Khan is world famous for what sport? Cricket, Badminton, Skibobbing, Rodeo 14) In 2013 Morgan Shepherd became the oldest driver to start a NASCAR Cup race at what age? 59, 62, 66, 71 ANSWERS 1) Hong Kong. 2) Brussels sprouts. 3) Pistons. 4) Diet Rite. 5) Son. 6) Jonathan. 7) Yale. 8) California. 9) 40. 10) Alcohol. 1 1) 25. 12) 40. 13) Cricket. 14) 71. Trivia FunWilson CaseyWC@Trivia Guy.com By Tevis PageSpecial to the Times Last week was interesting. The fourth grade sold candy grams, and there was a secret Santa shop in the elementary. The FCS band held a Christmas concert and rocked it! Last Wednesday the Student Government Association, National Honors Society, and Beta Club were honored to have Miss Deanna T. Simmons visit us during our lunch period to converse about her success. She graduated from Apalachicola High School and attended the University of West Florida where she began her journey with the Peace Corps. Her mission lasted for two years and she was stationed in Ethiopia, where she still lives. She explained to us how we are so much more than just a high school student. We represent our school, county, district, state, country, region and even world; and how that is no small responsibility. She shared a myriad of stories about her ventures and gave a new outlook on our futures. We all appreciated her presence and wish her the best in her journeys. The break starts on Friday, Dec. 20. The middle and high schools will be administering semester exams on Thursday and Friday. As always its great to be a hawk! HAWK TALKBack home from Ethiopia, with new outlook Special to The TimesMembers of Franklin Countys middle and high school bands, under the direction of Karl Lester, performed their annual winter concert Dec. 12 in the media center. First to perform was the sixth grade band, with each student having a chance to solo. Instrumentalists included Gage Thompson, Chelsie Woods, Tristan Segree, Shanna Pearson, Stormie Petty, Jacob Shirley, Stephen Smith, Abner Ramirez, Morgan Malone, Chasity Ard, Charles Carter, Hayden Mock, Chloe Owens, Mercedes Jones, Brianna Hicks, Summer Granger, Joseph Square, Kimberly Turrell, Krista Fuller, Katelyn Cooper, Jimmy Square, Hunter Anderson, Joe Aguilar, Zander McCalpin, Tommy Varner, Brandon Farr, Allyson Emswiler, Nicolas Hutchins, Jaylin Charles, Jesse Ray, Alexy Erickson, Kynsie Erickson, Kiana Foley, Kristianna Wilson, KT Nessly, Teri Messer and Isaiah DeCoursey. Members of the seventh grade and symphonic bands were next. Performing were utists Samantha Marxsen, Ursula Countryman, Josie Kriss, Jessica Rudd, Casey Riley and Aracely Gallegos; clarinetists Jackson Copley, Cayce Daniels, Fisher Edwards, Taylor Messer, Abbriell Pace, Makenzie Shuman and Beyla Walker; alto saxophonists Thomas Copley and Ana Aguilar; tenor saxophonist Acaleah Wallace; baritone saxophonist Lorenzo ONeal; trumpeters Charles Petty and Melody Hateld; French horn players Mercedes Rice and Rory Countryman; trombonists Morgan Martin, Colby Boatwright and Mitchell Sand; euphonium player Ann Reeder; tuba player Hunter Kelley; keyboardist Jessica Schmidt; and percussionists FaLetta Davis, Bryan Boyd, Kitana Peralta and Jonathan Whitcomb. DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The TimesABOVE: Colby Boatwright, left, and Mitchell Sand play trombone. RIGHT: Morgan Malone performs on clarinet.Winter band sweetens the air Thursday, December 19, 2013