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Wood guilty of killing retired game warden By CAROL KENT WYATT 703-9487 | @WCN_CarolWyatt Cwyatt@chipleypaper.com BONIFAY â€” It took a jury just 56 minutes Thursday to find Zachary Taylor Wood guilty of murder in the killing of James William Shores last year. The six-man, six-woman jury found Wood guilty of first-degree murder, burglary while armed and robbery while armed. Wood was one of two defendants charged with Shoresâ€™ brutal killing at his familyâ€™s old homestead at 2842 Johnson Road near his home on Dauphin Road last April. A Washington County grand jury indicted Wood and Dillon Scott Rafsky in June. Washington County sheriffâ€™s deputies discovered the 66-year-old Shoresâ€™ body while performing a welfare check at his property early on April 20. Deputies had received information from the Alabama Bureau of Investigation that a vehicle connected to the April 19 shooting of an Alabama state trooper was registered to Shores. The trooper in that case, Marcel Phillips, was treated and released from a hospital in Dothan for injuries he suffered in a gunfight after he stopped the vehicle for speeding. Investigators testified that Shores, a retired game warden, was found facedown with a gunshot wound to the head. His hands were bound behind him with a chain and his feet were tied together with a shirt. ZACHARY T. W OOD Husfelt: Tell lawmakers if you donâ€™t like testing By COLLIN BREAUX 747-5081 | @CollinBreaux Cbreaux2@pcnh.com PANAMA CITY â€” On the heels of Gov. Rick Scottâ€™s executive order to cancel 11th grade exams in English language arts, Bay District Schools Superintendent Bill Husfelt and educational staff issued a reminder Thursday that the larger issue is far from settled. â€œNo test has ever made a student better,â€ Husfelt said at a press conference. Husfelt said he was concerned people would think the perceived problem of overtesting and teacher evaluations would be fixed with Scottâ€™s order. He urged parents to talk to legislators if they believe testing and teacher evaluations must be changed. School testing begins next week and will continue until the end of the school year. Writing tests will be first, with reading and math to start in April. Different tests are taken for varying grades on different days, although sometimes they overlap. The amount of testing has come under criticism from parents and educators locally and across the state. During a January meeting of the local legislative delegation, several teachers and school administrators voiced their concerns about what they said was excessive testing. Husfelt said he is afraid of the stress on computers, worrying about an â€œObamacare meltdownâ€ when computers were turned on for testing. He also said every student learns differently, so tests donâ€™t always accurately reflect achievement. â€œWe want to be fairly accounted for,â€ Husfelt said. Camilla Hudson, Bay District Schoolsâ€™ coordinator of assessment and accountability, said she also is a little concerned about the infrastructure in place for computerbased testing. Still, she added, â€œI feel weâ€™re ready.â€ Setting It STRAIGHT A story on page A1 Sunday headlined â€œAs seasons change jobs in fluxâ€ contained incomplete information about a crime incident. Sheila Fuith, who works at By the Sea Resorts in Panama City Beach, was working as a front desk clerk at a different resort when she was robbed at gunpoint. Read by 83,130 people every day Call 850-747-5050 Want to SUB S CRIBE? Whatâ€™s INSIDE WEATHER Partly cloudy. High 60, low 45. | B2 BUSINESS A7 CLASSIFIED C8-12 COMICS C7 CROSS W ORD C7 DEA THS B3 L OCAL & S T A TE B1-7 L O TTERY A2 NA TION & W ORLD A2-3 OUT & ABOUT B8 SP OR T S C1-4 TV LIS TING S C5 VIEWP OINT S A8 BILL HU S FELT Bay D istrict S chools superintendent Anyone for PICKLEBALL? Game with odd name growing in popularity By JOHN HENDERSON 522-5108 | @PCNHjohn | email@example.com T he sounds of balls being whacked, people yelling and sneakers squeaking on the wooden gym floor at Frank Brown Park in Panama City Beach can be heard from the outside. Inside, more than 50 people, mostly snowbirds but some locals, are enjoying a game of pickleball, one of the fastest-growing sports in the country. Invented in the mid-1960s as a childrenâ€™s backyard pastime, it has become popular among adults in the past few years. So many people have taken up the sport at Frank Brown Park that players worry that they are running out of space. â€œThere have been normally 70 to 80 peopleâ€ each session, said Carl Gendece, a seasonal resident from St. Louis who used to teach tennis and now gives pickleball lessons at the park. â€œWeâ€™re almost to the point where we donâ€™t really have enough room.â€ The game combines elements of tennis, table tennis and badminton. But Gendece said it isnâ€™t difficult to learn. What is pickleball? Pickleball is a sport in which two, three or four players use paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a ball over a net. The ball is similar to a whife ball, only bigger. Pickleball is similar to other racquet sports. It has the dimensions and layout of a badminton court, a net and rules similar to tennis, with a few modications. The size of the court is 20-by-44 feet for both doubles and singles. The net is 36 inches high on the ends and 34 inches in the middle. The court is striped like a tennis court with no alleys. But the outer courts, and not the inner courts, are divided in half by service lines. The inner courts are non-volley zones and extend 7 feet from the net on either side. Serves in pickleball must be made from below the waist. Players rst must hit the ball twice off the ground and then can charge toward the net, but only up to the blue line 7 feet from the net. â€œFrom this line to the net is â€˜the kitchen,â€™ whereas in tennis you can volley the ball anywhere you want to volley it,â€ said pickleball acionado Carl Gendece. â€œYou can take it out of the air anywhere. In this game, it forces you to stay behind that line.â€ The rst team to 11 points wins. Top , Pickleball is a hot game at Frank Brown Park in Panama City Beach. Left , players wait for their games to start. P hotos by A NDREW W ARDLOW The News Herald SEE PICKLEB ALL | A9 SEE TES TING | A3 75 cents COM . LOC A L | B1 Ex-Washington prison guards plead not guilty to beating FRIDAY February 27, 2015 Good as gold! Grab your copy of the all-new E ntertainer INSIDE SEE WOOD GUIL T Y | A3
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Page A2 | The News Herald | Friday, February 27, 2015 The Associated Press PHOENIX Police: Woman wearing headphones hurt by train Phoenix police said an inattentive woman wearing headphones and eating taquitos survived being run over by a train locomotive after ignoring its horn as well as bells and flashing lights at crossing signals. Sgt. Trent Crump said the woman was struck Thursday as she walked on railroad tracks near an intersection of three major streets. He said the woman was struck by the first of two engines and fell between the rails but escaped being hit by the wheels. Crump said the woman was seriously injured and taken to a hospital, where methamphetamine was found in her possession. Her identity was not released. Crump said that the engineâ€™s horn and the crossing signals were tested and working properly and that the womanâ€™s â€œinattentionâ€ apparently caused the crash. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. Missouri auditor died of self-inflicted gunshot A staff member said Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, a Republican candidate for governor, died of self-inflicted gunshot wound. A Thursday statement from Schweichâ€™s spokesman confirmed that the 54-year-old had died. A staff member in the auditorâ€™s office said Schweich had shot himself. The staff member spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to speak publicly about the cause of death. Schweich had earlier been taken to the hospital after what his spokesman described as a â€œmedical situationâ€ at his home in the St. Louis suburb of Clayton. Schweich had served as state auditor since January 2011 and won re-election to a second, four-year term in November. He announced last month that he was seeking the GOP nomination for governor in 2016. SALEM, Ore. Ex-governorâ€™s fiance sues to block email release Former Gov. John Kitzhaberâ€™s fiance, Cylvia Hayes, has launched a legal fight to keep her private emails out of the public eye. Hayes filed a lawsuit against The Oregonian on Thursday asking a judge to rule that she is not required to turn over her emails to the newspaper. Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum found earlier this month that emails on Hayesâ€™ private accounts that concern state business must be provided to The Oregonian under the stateâ€™s public records law. Hayes is at the center of an ethics scandal that led to Kitzhaberâ€™s resignation last week. Her lawyer said in the lawsuit that releasing the emails would violate her privacy and her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. The Associated Press BERLIN Life sentence for German nurse who killed patients A German court sentenced a male nurse to life in prison on Thursday for killing patients with overdoses of heart medication that he confessed to administering because he enjoyed trying to revive them. The Oldenburg regional court found the 38-year-old guilty of charges including two counts of murder, two counts of attempted murder and another of serious bodily harm, court spokesman Daniel Moennich said. Prosecutors had accused the man, identified only as Niels H. in line with German privacy rules, of three murders and two attempted murders during his time working at a clinic in the town of Delmenhorst. â€œThe court concluded that the accused used the heart medication to bring about a life-threatening situation in five cases, so as to make himself appear particularly competent when he revived them,â€ Moennich said. The defendant said during the trial that he intentionally brought about cardiac crises in some 90 patients because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them. He said 30 patients died, and expressed remorse for his actions. The court found he bore a â€œparticular severity of guilt.â€ That means he wonâ€™t immediately have a chance of having his life sentence commuted to probation after 15 years, as is normal in Germany. Niels H. was previously sentenced to 7 years in prison for attempted murder in 2008. LA PAZ, Bolivia New Yorkers return stolen church paintings to Bolivia The discovery that two paintings held by a New York couple had been stolen from a Bolivian church in 2002 has ignited a search for 10 other colonial-era paintings that were taken in the theft, one the largest such crimes in the countryâ€™s history. The two paintings, â€œEscape to Egyptâ€ and â€œVirgin of Candelaria,â€ were found in the collection of Richard and Roberta Huber, who contacted Bolivian officials after learning from a New York museum that the two large works had been reported stolen. The paintings, each about 6 feet high and more than 300 years old, were among 12 ecclesiastical artworks stolen in June 2002 from the San Martin church in the southern city of Potosi. Wilma Blazz, a city prosecutor in Potosi, said Thursday authorities would reopen their search for the items and would seek help from Brazil. The Hubers had purchased the paintings legally from an art gallery in Sao Paulo and restored them, Jessica Jordan, Boliviaâ€™s consul general in New York, told the Cadena A television station in La Paz. The couple has agreed to return them, she said. AP Assyrians citizens hold placards during a sit-in Thursday for abducted Christians in Syria and Iraq, at a church in Sabtiyesh area east Beirut, Lebanon. Islamic State militants snatched more hostages from homes in northeastern Syria over the past three days, bringing the total number of Christians abducted to more than 220 in one of the largest hostage-takings by the extremist group, activists said Thursday. Arabic on the placard, right, reads, â€œyou can burn the churches but you cannot burn our faiths, and in this faith we will rebuild the churches.â€ Abductions continue BEIRUT (AP) â€” Islamic State militants seized more Christians from their homes in northeastern Syria in the past three days, bringing the number abducted by the extrem ist group to more than 220, activists said Thursday. At the same time, the extremists also released a video showing the continued destruction of the heritage of the lands under their control. It depicted men using sledge hammers to smash ancient Mesopotamian statues and other artifacts in Iraqâ€™s northern city of Mosul. The video, coinciding with mounting fears over the fate of the captive Christian Assyrians in Syria, sent a fresh wave of dread across the region, particularly among minorities who feel targeted by the group. â€œDaesh is wiping Assyrian heritage in Mosul, and at the same time wiping them geo graphically from the face of the Earth,â€ said Osama Edward, director of the Assyrian Net work for Human Rights in Syria. He referred to the Islamic State by its Arabic acronym. About 200 Assyrians and other Christians gathered in a church east of Beirut in solidar ity with the victims in Syria and Iraq. Some cried openly. One man held a banner that read: â€œWe will not surrender, we will not be broken.â€ A few young men said they were preparing to go to Syria to fight and help their brethren defend their homes against the Islamic State group. The destruction of artifacts in the Mosul museum is part of a campaign by IS extrem ists who have destroyed a number of shrines â€” including Muslim holy sites â€” to elimi nate what they view as heresy. They also are believed to have sold ancient artifacts on the black market in order to finance their bloody campaign in the region. In the video released Thursday, militants used sledgehammers and drills to smash and destroy several large statues, which are then shown chipped and in pieces. The fiveminute video also shows a black-clad man at an archaeological site in Mosul, drilling through and destroying a winged-bull â€” an Assyrian protective deity â€” that dates to the 7th century B.C. The video was posted on social media accounts affiliated with the Islamic State group. Although it could not be independently verified by The Associated Press, it appeared to be authentic, based on knowledge of the Mosul Museum. A professor at the Archaeology College in Mosul confirmed to the AP that the two sites depicted in the video are the city museum and a location known as Nirgal Gate, one of several gates to the capital of the Assyrian Empire, Ninevah. â€œIâ€™m totally shocked,â€ Amir al-Jumaili said by phone from outside of Mosul, Iraqâ€™s second-largest city. â€œItâ€™s a catastrophe. With the destruction of these artifacts, we can no longer be proud of Mosulâ€™s civilization.â€ Islamic militants take more Christians from their homes, while destroying artifacts in Mosul â€˜Jihadi Johnâ€™ raised in UK, studied computers, reports say LONDON (AP) â€” The world knows him as â€œJihadi John,â€ the masked, knife-wielding mili tant in videos showing Western hostages being beheaded by the Islamic State group. A grow ing body of evidence suggests he is a Londonraised university graduate, described by one man who knew him as kind, gentle and humble. The Washington Post and the BBC on Thursday identied the British-accented mili tant from the chilling videos as Mohammed Emwazi, a man in his mid-20s who was born in Kuwait and raised in a modest, mixed-income area of West London. The Center for the Study of Radicalization and Political Violence at Kingâ€™s College Lon don, which closely tracks ghters in Syria, said it believed the identication was correct. Asim Qureshi of CAGE, a London-based advocacy group which works with Muslims in conict with British intelligence services, said he saw strong similarities between the man in the video and Emwazi, whom he knew from 2009 to 2012. But he said â€œI canâ€™t be 100 percent certain.â€ â€œThe guyâ€™s got a hood on his head. Itâ€™s very, very difcult,â€ Qureshi said. 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The jury also heard that the suspects poured a gaso line additive on Shoresâ€™ back and tried to light him on fire. Wood testified that he was afraid not to do as Raf sky said. He said Rafsky had beaten him a month earlier, shot him in the thigh the day before Shoresâ€™ killing and later tried to shoot him after exchanging gunfire with Phillips. Wood testified they had been riding dirt roads in a Jeep stolen from Rafskyâ€™s then-girlfriend in Enterprise, Ala., when they became stuck on Shoresâ€™ property early the day of the killing. â€œ(We were) riding down the dirt road and passed a house,â€ Wood said. â€œ(Rafsky) put the Jeep in reverse and backed it up to an abandoned house, saying it was OK, that we were supposed to be there.â€ Wood said he and Rafsky entered the home and plun dered it. Shores showed up after they were back outside trying to free the Jeep. â€œ(Shores) told us we needed to get off the property and that he would call the sheriff to pull us out. I said that would be wonderful. I was happy when Mr. Shores showed up.â€ Wood testified. Wood added that Shores drove behind the house and Rafsky followed him, where he began striking Shores in the head with a garden hoe. Wood testified he helped tie Shoresâ€™ feet with a shirt, but that was his only role in the crime. He also claimed he purposely left his wallet at the scene and swiped Shoresâ€™ debit card multiple times after the killing in hopes he and Rafsky would be tracked down. Walter Smith, Woodâ€™s attorney, argued that his client was afraid of the codefendant, with whom Wood previously had a romantic relationship. He said Rafsky had â€œnothing to lose.â€ â€œ(Wood) certainly felt like (Rafsky) was capable of killing him,â€ Smith told the jury. â€œSometimes you can be made to do things you usually wouldnâ€™t do because youâ€™re afraid â€ Smith noted that that Raf skyâ€™s â€” not Woodâ€™s â€” DNA was found on the murder weapon. However, Assistant State Attorney Larry Basford pointed to surveillance foot age from a Wal-Mart store that showed Wood using Shoresâ€™ debit card shortly after the murder. â€œWhen (Wood) was in Wal-Mart, he was happy-golucky, having no reservations about spending a dead manâ€™s money,â€ Basford told the jury in his closing arguments. â€œActions speak louder than words he wouldnâ€™t hesi tate to do anything to help his best friend. He chose to help Dillon Rafsky.â€ Basford noted incon sistencies between Woodâ€™s testimony and his recorded interview with investigators, which was played for the court. In that interview, Wood stated he â€œmay haveâ€ hit Shores to â€œshow (Rafsky) he wouldnâ€™t snitch.â€ Wood testified at his trial that he never struck the victim. â€œThis man was not truth ful with officers, and he was not truthful with us when he was testifying,â€ Basford said. After the verdict, Shoresâ€™ family said they were satisfied. â€œI feel like justice was served,â€ said Josiah Shores, James Shoresâ€™ son. â€œHe got what he deserved and we are happy with the verdict.â€ A penalty phase hearing begins today to determine whether Wood will face the death penalty. Jurors will recommend either death or life in prison to Circuit Judge Christopher Patterson. Rafsky is scheduled to go to trial in May. 1129056 Struggling with Pr escription Painkillers? Opiate Dependence? Ma rk F. Mo ra n, M.D . Ge or ge G. Tr ac y, M.D . Ga ry La vi ne , M.D . 1218 Je nk s Av e Pa na ma Ci ty , FL 32401 We can help... Freed om Medical Cl inic FROM THE FRONT Friday, February 27, 2015 | The News Herald | Page A3 P A TTI BL A KE | The News Herald Superintendent Bill Husfelt comments on school testing at a press conference Thursday to discuss Gov. Rick Scottâ€™s executive order to reduce testing in Florida. TESTING from Page A1 Hudson said she thought it would be great if the current regimen of tests could be replaced by every high school student taking the ACT or SAT. Still, Hudson and Husfelt said it was a big relief that testing in 11th grade has been eliminated. â€œWe want to thankâ€ Gov. Rick Scott, Husfelt said. Mowat Middle School teacher Diane Wishart, who is also is president of the Association of Bay County Educators, said there is not enough time for students to get through the computer labs for testing. Wishart said the $94 million the state put into testing could go to classrooms and lessen the student-teacher ratio. Wishart also said she would like to go back to paper-based tests. Current tests can have multiple right answers, with students not receiving partial credit on them if they donâ€™t select all the right answers, Wishart said. Students who donâ€™t test well can hurt teachers because test results are tied to teacher evaluations, she added. Wishart also said students likely can do better on the tests than legislators. â€œI would like for those people in Tallahassee to take these tests,â€ she said. WOOD GUILTY from Page A1 DIANE W ISHART CAMILLA H UDSON
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WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Inter net activists declared victory over the nationâ€™s big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Com munications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to prevent companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic. The 3-2 vote ushered in a new era of government oversight for an industry that has seen relatively little. It represents the biggest regulatory shake-up to telecom munications providers in almost two decades. The new rules require that any company providing a broadband connection to your home or phone must act in the â€œpublic interestâ€ and refrain from using â€œunjust or unreasonableâ€ business practices. The goal is to prevent providers from striking deals with content providers like Google, Netflix or Twitter to move their data faster. â€œToday is a red-letter day for Internet freedom,â€ said FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, whose remarks at Thursdayâ€™s meeting frequently prompted applause by Internet activists in the audience. President Barack Obama, who had come out in favor of net neutrality in the fall, portrayed the decision as a victory for democracy in the digital age. In an online letter, he thanked the millions who wrote to the FCC and spoke out on social media in sup port of the change. â€œTodayâ€™s FCC decision will protect innovation and create a level playing field for the next gen eration of entrepreneurs â€” and it wouldnâ€™t have happened without Americans like you,â€ he wrote. Verizon saw it differently, using the Twitter hashtag #Throwback Thursday to draw attention to the FCCâ€™s reliance on 1934 legislation to regulate the Internet. Like wise, AT&T suggested the FCC had damaged its reputation as an independent federal regulator by embracing such a liberal policy. â€œDoes anyone really think Wash ington needs yet another partisan fight? Particularly a fight around the Internet, one of the great est engines of economic growth, investment and innovation in his tory?â€ said Jim Cicconi, AT&Tâ€™s senior executive vice president for external and legislative affairs. Net neutrality is the idea that websites or videos load at about the same speed. That means you wonâ€™t be more inclined to watch a particular show on Amazon Prime instead of on Netflix because Ama zon has struck a deal with your service provider to load its data faster. Friday, February 27, 2015 | The News Herald | Page A7 Precious metals (New York spot price) Gold Silver Platinum 1209.20 16.53 1172.00 +5.00 -0.01 +4.00 Business Nasdaq diary A P NYSE diary Market watch Feb. 26, 2015 Advanced: 1,517 Declined: 1,185 Unchanged: 163 Advanced: Declined: 1,441 1,690 101 Unchanged: 3.3 b Volume: Volume: 1.9 b Russell 2000 Standard & Poorâ€™s 500 Nasdaq composite Dow Jones industrials MAR K ET B R IE F 022615 : Cha r t s ho ws dai l y mark e t f igur e s f o r Do w , S&P, R u s s el l 200 0 an d Nasda q , alon g w ith N YSE an d Nasda q diar y ; s t and alon e ; 1 c x 4 in c h e s; ETA 6:15 p.m. E di t orâ€™ s No t e : It is manda t ory t o in c lude all s our c e s t ha t a cc ompan y t hi s graphi c when repurpo s ing or edi t ing i t f or publi c a t io n 1,239.11 4.01 -10.15 18,214.42 4,987.89 20.75 2110.74 -3.12 Source: Matt Wegner, Financial Advisor, The Edward Jones Co., Panama City 769-1278 The Dow 30Stocks Close Chg. 3M American Express AT&T Boeing Caterpillar Chevron Cisco Systems Coca-Cola DuPont Exxon Mobil General Electric Goldman Sachs Home Depot Intel IBM J&J JP Morgan McDonaldâ€™s Merck Microsoft Nike Pzer Procter & Gamble Travelers Comp United Tech Verizon Walmart Walt Disney United Healthcare Visa $169.61 +0.72 $83.25 +1.08 $34.50 +0.29 $151.73 -1.28 $83.80 -1.35 $107.06 -1.52 $29.91 +0.42 42.46 +0.41 $78.03 +0.13 $88.65 -0.95 $25.89 -0.02 $192.20 +1.08 $115.38 -0.93 $33.65 -0.29 $160.87 -1.94 $102.80 +1.59 $61.58 +0.44 $99.51 +1.70 $58.96 +0.47 $44.06 +0.06 $96.99 +0.45 $34.59 -0.07 $85.17 -0.29 $107.82 +0.91 $122.67 -0.70 $49.37 +0.17 $83.80 +0.23 $104.56 -1.01 $113.66 -0.39 $273.75 +0.74 Stocks of local interest Darden Rest Gen. 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The program was taught by communications experts Tom Morgan and Mark Baker, Orlando-based professionals with experience in both print and electronic news. Formerly known as the Florida Association of Realtors, Florida Realtors provides programs, continuing education and legislative representative for the roughly 140,000 members in 64 associations across the state. For more information about the Bay County Association, visit bcaor.com . Business FOCUS Foreign exchange (as of 5 p.m. CST) U.S. $1.00 = Canadian $1.2512 U.S. $1.00 = Mexican peso 14.988 U.S. $1.00 = 0.8929 U.S. $1.00 = 0.6485 Ag secretary: Smartphones could tell what people are eating WASHINGTON (AP) â€” In the ever-complicated debate over labeling of genetically modified foods, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack offers this idea: Use your smartphone. Vilsack told members of Congress on Wednesday that consumers could just use their phones to scan special bar codes or other symbols on food packages in the grocery store. All sorts of information could pop up, such as whether the foodâ€™s ingredients include genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. â€œIndustry could solve that issue in a heartbeat,â€ Vilsack said during a House hearing on agriculture spending. The Food and Drug Administration handles most food-package labeling, so Vilsackâ€™s idea isnâ€™t an official proposal. But the Agriculture secretary suggested it could head off the debate between the food industry and those who have pushed for package labels that identify GMOs. He has mentioned the idea for bar codes before, but he said it could have new life as Congress becomes more involved in the issue. A Republican House bill would block state efforts to require GMO package labels, legislation that was introduced just as Vermont became the first state to require the labeling in 2014. That law will go into effect next year if it survives a legal challenge from the food industry. Labeling advocates arenâ€™t signing on to Vilsackâ€™s idea. Scott Faber, head of the national Just Label It campaign, said most consumers donâ€™t have the know-how to use their phones to scan a bar code or socalled QR code, a commonly used scannable image. â€œConsumers shouldnâ€™t have to have a hightech smartphone and a 10-gigabyte data plan to know whatâ€™s in their food,â€ Faber said. In response to those concerns, Vilsack has said in the past that there could also be in-store scanners, like those that check prices now. Vilsack said some food companies have been receptive to the idea, though he didnâ€™t name any. Thereâ€™s some indication that food companies are mulling something similar. A spokesman for the Grocery Manufacturers Association, which represents the food industry, said the group is â€œactively discussing ways to further provide consumers with this important information.â€ Jeff Beckman, a spokesman for The Hershey Co., said the company is working on new ways it can make ingredient and nutrition information â€œmore readily accessible through new technologies.â€ A spokeswoman for Nestle said that company is also part of a larger food industry discussion on the topic. Phones could scan food Vandalism in Arizona shows the Internetâ€™s vulnerability FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) â€” Com puters, cellphones and landlines in Arizona were knocked out of service for hours, ATMs stopped working, 911 systems were disrupted and businesses were unable to pro cess credit card transactions â€” all because vandals sliced through a fiber-optic Internet cable buried in the rocky desert. The Internet outage did more than underscore just how depen dent modern society has become on high technology. It raised ques tions about the vulnerability of the nationâ€™s Internet infrastructure. Alex Juarez, a spokesman for Internet service provider Centu ryLink, said the problem was first reported around noon Wednesday, with customer complaints pouring in from an area extending from the northern edges of Phoenix to cit ies like Flagstaff, Prescott, Page and Sedona. Service began coming back within a few hours and was reported fully restored by about 3 a.m. Thursday. CenturyLink blamed vandalism, and police are investigating. The severed CenturyLink-owned cable â€” actually, a set of cables bun dled together in a black conduit a few inches in diameter â€” was buried several feet under the rocky soil in a dry wash, about a quarter-mile from the nearest houses. Investigators believe the van dals were looking for copper wire â€” which can fetch high prices as scrap â€” but didnâ€™t find any after cutting all the way through the cable, probably with power tools, Phoenix police spokesman Officer James Holmes said. â€œYour average house saw and wire cutters wouldnâ€™t do it,â€ Holmes said. He said the damage was esti mated at $6,000. As the outage spread, Centu ryLink technicians began the long, tedious process of inspecting the line mile by mile. They eventually located the cut in the cable and spliced it back together. CenturyLink gave no estimate of how many people were affected, but the outage was far-reaching because other cellphone, TV and Internet providers use the cable, too, under leasing arrangements with the company. Such networks often have built-in redundancies that allow data to be rerouted if a cable is cut or dam aged. But there was no such backup in this case. Mark Goldstein, secretary for the Arizona Telecommunications and Information Council, said the prob lem is that large swaths of the out age area are a mishmash of federal lands under the control of different agencies. â€œYou canâ€™t just like go through the mountains and bury fiber. Part of the problems have to do with land ownership in Arizona. So much land is Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service or tribal,â€ Goldstein said. Joseph Hobbs, who does contract work in telecommunications in the Phoenix area and is on the board of the Arizona Telecommunications and Information Council, said that creating backup systems and elec tronic monitoring to instantly detect breaches in the fiber-optic cables could be costly but could prevent widespread outages and shorten to less than a second the time it takes to restore service. The cable that was severed isnâ€™t hard to spot because the trenching machines used to bury it leave a scar on the landscape, he said. â€œ You canâ€™t just like go through the mountains and bury fiber. Part of the problems have to do with land ownership in Arizona. So much land is Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service or tribal.â€ Mark Goldstein Secretary for the Arizona Telecommunications and Information Council NEW YORK (AP) â€” The stock market largely shrugged off the Federal Communications Commissionâ€™s vote to impose tougher rules on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes for the Internet and slowing or blocking web trafc. Market response to the new regulations was muted, however, probably because the adoption of the new rules had been expected. And the FCCâ€™s decision is expected to trigger industry lawsuits that could take several years to resolve before changes take effect. Comcast Corp. shares dipped 47 cents to close at $59.15. Time Warner Cable Inc. shares fell $2.22 to end at $155.95. Verizon Communications Inc. shares rose 17 cents to $49.37. AT&T Inc. shares closed up 29 cents to $34.50. T-Mobile US Inc. shares rose 29 cents to nish at $32.48. Netix Inc. shares climbed $4.70 to $483.03. STOCK MARKET S HRUG S OFF NET NEUTRA L ITY VOTE AP Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, left, stands up and joins others in the audience in applauding the Federal Communications Commission vote on net neutrality during an open hearing at the FCC in Washington. Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers
Page A8 | The News Herald | Friday, February 27, 2015 Viewpoints Campus gun bill gets an F I t is significant that the people in authority who are most responsible for keeping college campuses safe, and who know the most about potential dangers students face, are overwhelmingly opposed to the guns-on-campus bill some Florida lawmakers are pushing toward passage. The bill (SB 176) would allow individuals with concealed-firearm licenses to carry guns at state colleges and universities, overturning a longtime ban on concealed weapons on campus. The Senate Criminal Justice Committee approved the bill last week on a 3-2 vote. The vote, according to the News Service of Florida, came â€œdespite opposition by the university systemâ€™s Board of Governors, university police chiefs and the 12 public universities.â€ So the people most knowledgeable about the likely effects of guns on campus donâ€™t want guns on campus. Why, then, do some legislators? For Sen. Greg Evers, R-Baker, sponsor of the bill, the big selling point is the idea that gun-toting people on a college campus could step in and stop violence. Sometimes that works. Usually it doesnâ€™t. Last year, a crazed couple in Las Vegas ambushed and killed two police officers who were having lunch. An armed civilian named Joseph Wilcox confronted the assailants. He was shot dead. Mr. Wilcoxâ€™s death â€œshould give pause to any who insist that having more armed citizens is the best defense against a would-be killer,â€ syndicated columnist Kathleen Parker observed. â€œEven if one person were to stop a killer in his tracks, it is not logical to extrapolate the occasional success story as proof of the argument.â€ That might have been what Marjorie Sanfilippo, a psychology professor, had in mind last week when she referred to â€œmere speculation and ignorance of statistical probabilityâ€ underlying the arm-the-students argument. â€œProponents will tell you that allowing conceal-carry will protect female students from sexual assault,â€ she added. â€œI will point out the obvious: Youâ€™ll be arming the assailants, too.â€ One can support the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms while opposing legislation that needlessly exposes young people to firearm dangers. BILL D A Y | Cagle Cartoons A s things now stand, the U.S. Department of Agriculture oversees steaks, chicken thighs and eggs out of their shells. The Food and Drug Administration keeps an eye on salmon, apples and eggs in their shells. Fifteen government entities now supervise food safety, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (seafood). President Obama wants to consolidate all these food monitoring functions in a yet-to-be-created Food Safety Administration. Makes sense. Itâ€™s not unusual to find inspectors from several agencies trooping through the same processing plants and other facilities. Some duplicate what others are doing â€” or donâ€™t do what they think others are doing â€” or do what the person who came through the week before could have done. Streamlining food safety also could save the taxpayers and consumers some money. This could be done with no loss â€” and perhaps some improvement â€” in this countryâ€™s admirable food safety record. But that may not stop food alarmists from sowing panic. Thereâ€™s a business in spreading fear about what we eat, often promoting myths of danger â€” much as the anti-vaccination movement has done. And there are government employees who see their jobs as threatened. Of Obamaâ€™s proposal, a USDA inspector and the head of a government meat inspectors union complained, â€œThis would drag us down to (the FDAâ€™s) minuscule standards.â€ What a good opportunity to revisit the nonexistent mad cow crisis of 10 years ago. Mad cow disease affects the animalâ€™s brain and spinal cord. Americans donâ€™t generally eat those parts, which is one reason the few who died from the infected cows were mostly Europeans. The other reason is that almost no American cow had the disease. At the time of maximum hysteria, only one cow, in Washington state, was found to be infected â€” and it had come from Canada. Nonetheless, columnist Paul Krugman spoke of a â€œdeclining credibility of U.S. food regulationâ€ and asked, â€œHow did America find itself back in The Jungle?â€ That was a reference to Upton Sinclairâ€™s 1906 expos of Chicago meat processors. Eric Schlosser, author of â€œFast Food Nation,â€ wrote that mad cow disease â€œconfronts the United States with perhaps its most serious and complex food-safety threat.â€ Actually, no one â€” not one person â€” had ever contracted the human variant of mad cow disease by eating from an American cow before then (or has since). But in a 2004 op-ed for The New York Times, Schlosser jumped all over the USDA secretaryâ€™s spokeswoman for issuing a press release titled â€œMad Cow Disease Not a Problem in the U.S.â€ This was not about reality, not any more than are the reports of vaccines causing profound mental disorders in children. If one dislikes the aesthetics of industrialized food production, if one objects to mistreatment of many farm animals, if one does not care to eat meat â€” we hear you. But keep the arguments honest. They are rarely about food safety. For the record, fruits and vegetables typically account for twice as many cases of food poisoning in this country as does meat, according to the CDC. In recent years, though 29 percent of the foodborne illnesses leading to death have come from eating meat, 23 percent have been tied to produce. Americans arenâ€™t great at assessing risks. Social media magnify the significance of anecdotes, and many stories, even untrue ones, go viral because they are colorful. Any plans to change the system for keeping food safe will bring out a variety of economic interests. Bear in mind that some of the economic interests have nothing to do with food production. New food agency? Hold the hysteria Our V IEW A quote directly from the Feb. 13 News Heraldâ€™s article concerning Erik Cobbâ€™s suspension: Cobb explained he entered his classroom to find his students engaged in all manner of inappropriate behaviors. A student was dragging another out of a chair by the neck and others were throwing plastic bottles, according to Cobb. Three girls were sitting at their table with their cellphones out, putting make-up on. â€˜Needless to say, I was not impressed,â€™ Cobb said. Earlier in the article the offending letter was posted in a response to students putting gum under the tables. A student using the same language to the teacher would likely get a far greater punishment than four daysâ€™ suspension without pay. When I was a classroom high school teacher I didnâ€™t allow my students to chew gum in class and yes, of course they did anyway and when caught, they scraped the bottoms of tables. Rarely did they get caught more than once. My students werenâ€™t allowed to use their cellphones in my classroom because they knew I would take them up, and if my students were in the classroom, so was I. Itâ€™s a novel concept in education called being in control. My question to those who support Mr. Cobb and to Mr. Cobb himself is: Do classroom management skills ring a bell? I was and still am all for expanding a studentâ€™s intellectual horizon and I gave my students a lot of leeway to accommodate their specific learning modalities, but in every class and with every student, I was the teacher and they were the learner. These were appropriate roles for each of us. This is not Mr. Cobbâ€™s first or even second situation where he has been reprimanded for either offensive or inappropriate comments to his students. I donâ€™t understand why he is still in a classroom, or as it sounds by his own admission, a horror story. At the very least a part of his punishment should have been the completion of the Fred Jones Tools for Teaching, program especially the part called, Positive Classroom Discipline. Needless to say, I too am not impressed. C H RIS C A LO HAN Lynn Haven First Amendment control For all you gun control advocates out there, letâ€™s do a little â€˜what ifâ€™ scenario. Now, the Second Amendment states that the right to bear arms shall not be infringed. Now Congress has found ways to apply all kinds of rules to the Second Amendment and say they arenâ€™t infringing on our right to bear arms what so ever, even though in some cities they have outright banned the ownership of firearms. (Chicago, Washington D.C., New York City.) But remember that does not infringe on the peopleâ€™s right to bear arms. Letâ€™s attack their First Amendment rights the same way. If you have been convicted of a felony, you lose your First Amendment rights. If you are accused of domestic violence, you lose your First Amendment rights. If you want to write a letter to your local newspaper or elected official, you must get a permit and go through a training class on the use of proper letter writing techniques and the dangers of stabbing someone with a pen or pencil or hurting someoneâ€™s feeling with your words. You cannot protest without a permit. This permit once applied for and after you submit your finger prints and are subjected to a background check and pay anywhere from $100-200 you will receive your permit within four to six weeks which will be good for six years. All pens and pencils must be approved by the government agency BoPPC. (Bureau of Pens and Pencils). You say, but these are guaranteed to me under the First Amendment. I know that this sounds ridiculous, but, how long would it take before the gun control advocates would start yelling, you canâ€™t take away my First Amendment rights? About 30 seconds. But yet they will stand right there and try to take away everyoneâ€™s Second Amendment rights and think nothing about it. Kinda hypocrital isnâ€™t it? VER N SN ELL Callaway Not impressed with teacherâ€™s classroom discipline Tim Thompson, Publisher Mike Cazalas, Editor S. Brady Calhoun, Editorial Page Editor 747-5075 | @sbradycalhoun firstname.lastname@example.org Get INV OL VED! U.S. Congress Sen. Marco R ubio U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Phone: 202-224-3041 Email: rubio.senate.gov Sen. Bill Nelson U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Phone: 202-224-5274 Email: billnelson.senate.gov R ep. Gwen Graham U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 Phone: 850-785-0812 Email: email@example.com R ep. 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Ma ny "C as h Sp ec ial s" un de r $2 50 0. 00 ! Ju st As k! FROM THE FRONT Friday, February 27, 2015 | The News Herald | Page A9 PICKLEBALL from Page A1 â€œIf you have just a little bit of hand-eye coordination, you can do it,â€ he said. Gendece said he plays often because he enjoys the exercise and competition. â€œIt was a lot kinder way to transition from tennis to a different sport,â€ he said. He said pickleball is a great alternative for someone who is getting older and might be struggling to play tennis on a larger court. â€œA lot of the baby boomers and that group have played tennis and just have found that physically itâ€™s a much harder game to continue to play,â€ Gendece said. He said pickleball also is less expensive than indoor tennis. â€œIf you are playing tennis indoors, you are playing at expensive clubs,â€ he said. â€œWith this, you can play at recreation centers. They charge us $3 a person to play.â€ The game is addictive, said Linda Przytarski of Grand Rapids, Mich. â€œItâ€™s good exercise, but itâ€™s like you are not exercising,â€ she said. â€œEvery person I know who has started playing pickleball loves it. For us to get exercise is how you get longevity for life.â€ Pat Guest, a snowbird from Canada, said people who have played racquet sports pick up pickleball quickly, but it doesnâ€™t take long for those who havenâ€™t to catch on. â€œItâ€™s phenomenal,â€ she said. â€œItâ€™s supposed to be the fastest-growing sport in North America.â€ The game has many similarities to tennis, but the court is smaller, which makes it easier for seniors, Guest said. â€œSo more people can play it as you get older. You donâ€™t run as much,â€ she said. Pat Gibson, another snowbird from Canada, said sheâ€™s been playing a couple years. She did not play tennis previously. â€œThe most difficult part of this is returning a good serve,â€ she said. â€œSome people can just whiz it and it just barely goes over the net with good spin on it, which makes it go a different way than you think.â€ Gibson said the sport is popular in Canada because it can be played indoors in the winter. Barb Laramie, a Canadian snowbird who helped get the game going at Frank Brown Park a few years ago, said there were only a few players initially. â€œI put an ad on their bulletin board here at Frank Brown Park with my phone number,â€ she said. â€œI got a few calls. People started coming out, showing people how to play. They started coming out with their paddles. The other day we had about 70 people show up. Itâ€™s really catching on. Itâ€™s caught on more this year. Itâ€™s a sport that has taken off. Once you start to play it, youâ€™re hooked.â€ Jim Ponek, the director of Parks and Recreation for Panama City Beach, said the number of pickleball players has been growing so much that they made it into two sessions a day three days a week. â€œThe group got bigger this year,â€ he said. Cheryl Joyner, recreation administration supervisor for the Beach, said the Boys and Girls Club uses the basketball court after the pickleball games. During the summer months, the club will need the court all day, but Parks and Recreation might offer pickleball at night. Joyner said Panama City Beach is not the only place where pickleball is gaining popularly. â€œWe hear that down south at The Villages, the retirement community, theyâ€™ve got about 100 courts,â€ she said. â€œAnd they want more. It will be interesting for us to see what happens after the winter residents go. I think weâ€™re getting some locals (playing), so maybe it will continue.â€ Left , pickleball is played in the gym at Frank Brown Park in Panama City Beach. Below , Barb Laramie plays pickleball. P hotos by ANDREW WA RD L OW The News Herald For more information, including the dispute about how the game got its odd name, nd a link at newsherald.com , You also can nd a related photo gallery. ON THE WEB Pickleball sessions cost $3 per person and are held Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Frank Brown Park in Panama City Beach. The session for beginners is from 8:30-10 a.m. and sessions for intermediate and advanced players are from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For information, call 850-233-5045. WANT TO PLAY?
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Readers sound off Squall Line appears daily. Call 850-522-5133, or go to www.newsherald.com and click on the â€œSquall Liveâ€ icon. S quall L ine PANAMA CITY NEWS HERALD Section B Facebook.com/ panamacitynewsherald Twitter: @The_News_Herald www.newsherald.com Local & State FRIDAY , February 27, 2015 I sure hope we will see a follow story on â€œwhy the chicken crossed the road.â€ That chicken crossed the road with such aplomb. Just look at it strutting its stuff. Wanted to get to the other side just to show off. Most roads in Panama City are terrible! Is there a paving plan or not? Get these sorry roads repaired before any marina. I thought I saw a spring breaker drinking a coffee. I saw a couple today, yeah spring breakers, as they are here early. Their grandparents most have taught them about the early bird specials. Ready or not, here they come. I am so looking forward to squalling about sunburn. Arrested for failure to register as a criminal. Now, isnâ€™t that just like a criminal?! Sports Village sounds perfect. They were a big deal in the â€™80s. Drill baby, drill. Next weâ€™ll see spill baby spill. Thatâ€™s OK, of course. Who cares about fish, birds, impact on the environment? Oil crazy. We sit on black gold and beg for high paying jobs. How myopic. To the individual who ran over my mailbox last night: Iâ€™m in a wheelchair and donâ€™t have money to fix it. Now what do I do? Panama City Beach is nonstop fun. Trust me. Anyone who thinks Spring Break was mild in during the 1950s is probably new to our area. They certainly werenâ€™t there. Iâ€™ve noticed that a lot of people have let their blinker fluid get low. Canâ€™t tell which direction they are heading! Going out in that cold downpour last night made me mighty grateful for our warm, dry home to return to. Itâ€™s a safe bet the money wasted by the TDC for a â€œsports villageâ€ will be for tourists, not for citizens. Another waste of our tax money. By ZACK McDONALD 747-5071 | @PCNHzack email@example.com PANAMA CITY â€” The five state correctional officers who were arrested in connection with an orchestrated prison beating have pleaded not guilty in federal court. However, prosecutors have said the attack on Jeremiah L. Tatum, 31, was a planned act of jailhouse retaliation. Former Florida Department of Corrections (DOC) officers William Finch, James Perkins, Robert Miller, Christopher Christmas and Dalton Riley appeared Thursday in the U.S. District Court. They have been indicted on charges of violating Tatumâ€™s civil rights, including the right not to endure cruel and unusual punishment, at the Northwest Florida Reception Center (NWFRC) in Washington County on Aug. 5. Each of the two counts carry a 10year prison sentence. A trial date has been set for April. According to the indictment filed by the U.S. Attorneyâ€™s Office, the attack allegedly was orchestrated by former Capt. James Kirkland as retaliation against Tatum, who was severely injured. Kirkland was found dead in December from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Unruly inmates at the NWFRC usually are subdued in their cells with intermittent treatments of pepper spray, according to court documents. Days before the beating, Tatum had been deemed unruly Ex-guards plead not guilty to beating DALTON RILEY CHRISTOPHER CHRISTMAS ROBERT MILLER JAMES PERKINS WILLIAM FINCH SEE EX-GUARDS | B2 By JOHN HENDERSON 522-5108 | @PCNHjohn firstname.lastname@example.org PANAMA CITY BEACH â€” The city would be able to put the costs of cleaning up nuisance properties along Front Beach Road on ownersâ€™ property tax bills under a series of resolutions being considered. The City Council approved one of them, a resolution to allow the city to use the uniform method to collect nuisance abatement non-ad valorem assessments, on Thursday. Two more resolutions must be approved to establish the resolution program, Assistant City Attorney Amy Myers said. She said the resolution would allow the city over the summer, if need be, to levy the assessment on property tax bills for nuisance abatement expenditures the city has paid for this year. One of those bills is the $115,000 or so the city shelled out to demolish the aged Beach Club Motel. The city could levy the new assessment to recoup those costs and attorneysâ€™ fees if the property owner doesnâ€™t pay the bill. Over the summer, the city covered the costs of demolishing the motel, which has been closed and fenced off for at least four years. Without the assessment process, the city had the option of putting a lien on the property to collect for demolition costs, which could involve a lengthy foreclosure process. Myers said when the council had the discussion about implementing the assessments last year, it decided only to allow them in the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) corridor. Mayor Gayle Oberst said the city only included the CRA in the assessment collection zone because thatâ€™s where the major nuisance violations occur. â€œOur thinking was that in the subdivisions itâ€™s like lawn mowing, and those kind of thingsâ€ that are a nuisance, â€œand itâ€™s too small to put on the tax bill,â€ Gisbert said. Councilman Keith Curry asked legal staff whether the city should be concerned about being accused of going after one property owner by passing an assessment law. â€œWhat we are going to use this for obviously is Beach Club Motel. Have we painted ourselves into a corner here where they can scream foul that we just did this to go after them specifically?â€ he said. Myers said she doesnâ€™t think the property owner would have a case. â€œIt will be applicable to any property that the city has performed nuisance abatement activities,â€ she said. The assessment method would make collecting the money simpler and easier, city attorneys said. Refinancing Also Thursday, the council approved refinancing bonds to pay for improvements to the Front Beach Road project that would save PCB looks to put property cleanup costs on tax bills â€œOur thinking was that in the subdivisions itâ€™s like lawn mowing, and those kind of thingsâ€ that are a nuisance, â€œand itâ€™s too small to put on the tax bill.â€ â€” Mario Gisbert city manager SEE PROPERTY CLEANUP | B2 By ZACK McDONALD 747-5071 | @PCNHzack email@example.com PANAMA CITY â€” Authorities have released the testimony of an attorney who was ordered to testify against his own client during a murder trial. Darryl Mack, 22, pleaded no contest last week in exchange for 20 years in prison after he learned his initial attorney in the case would testify against him. At a hearing in December, Mack objected to the disclosure of his attorney-client privileged conversations. However, Circuit Court Judge James Fensom ruled those statements could be used against him at trial. Prosecutor Bob Sombathy said situations in which an attorney would be ordered to testify against a client are extremely rare, but only as rare as a client telling his lawyer about plans to commit a homicide. â€œThe last thing a lawyer wants to do is testify against his client,â€ Sombathy said. â€œBut it is not reasonable to ask your lawyer to be your conspirator.â€ Timothy Hilley, Mackâ€™s initial attorney, testified in a closed courtroom that Mack had threatened the life of a witness to the July shooting death of 24-year-old Tavish Greene, who was a murder witness himself. Hilley said at the end of a jailhouse interview about the knowledge of the witness, Mack allegedly asked what Lawyerâ€™s testimony released after clientâ€™s plea DARRYL MACK SEE TESTIMONY | B2 HEALTH EXPO ON THE WEB For a related photo gallery, visit newsherald.com . Sandy Breeding spins the prize wheel at the Dave and Busterâ€™s booth to win a glitter lamp during the 2015 Health Expo at the Edgewater Beach Resort on Thursday. Top, Greg Mote, a holistic doctor, looks at Rhonda Dowâ€™s eyes. Top right, Raquel Skidmore performs an acupuncture on Diana Thompson. Middle right, Brenda Iles gets her hearing checked by specialist Allen Barnes, with Beltone Hearing Center. Bottom right, Laney Wisniewski tests Rob Hawkinsâ€™ spine.
Page B2 | The News Herald | Friday, February 27, 2015 WEATHER and Kirkland tried to use pepper spray on him. Tatum blocked those efforts and the pepper spray got on Kirkland, investigators reported. Kirkland was in charge on the night of the beating. Finch was listed as the assis tant officer in charge. Moments before the inci dent, Kirkland taunted Tatum in his cell to elicit â€œdisruptive behaviors,â€ which worked, accord ing to court documents. Finch and Kirkland applied two rounds of pepper spray on Tatum in his cell, and Kirkland called in the five-man extradition team to escort him to a decon tamination shower, prosecutors allege. As the officers equipped themselves for the extradition, Kirkland allegedly told them he would say that Tatum spit on him to prompt the beating â€œto teach him a lesson,â€ accord ing to court records. Video from the prison showed Tatumâ€™s hands and ankles were restrained when he was being slammed face first to the concrete floor by Finch and Riley. The three other officers then jumped on Tatum and pinned him to the ground, according to arrest records. Finch and Kirkland then allegedly falsified reports from Riley to say that Tatum had spit on Kirkland, although each of the subordinate officers later told inves tigators that Kirkland planned the attack. EX-GUARDS from Page B1 the city $4.2 million in interest costs during the next 16 years, city finan cial adviser Jay Glover said. Glover recommended the coun cil approve refinancing with Regions Bank and accept the 2.7 percent loan. The vote was 4-1, with Councilman Keith Curry dissenting. The refinancing will cut about $275,000 from the cityâ€™s annual pay ment of about $3.8 million, Glover said. That savings on interest will give the city more money to speed up the beautification and road improvements on Front Beach Road, city officials said. In particular, the money could help quicken Phase 2 of the project from South Thomas Drive to Richard Jackson Boulevard. The council would not be locked into the loan with Regions until a final loan agreement is approved at a later date. Curry said after the meeting that he supports refinancing but he wanted more research done before commit ting to Regions Bank. â€œI believe it was fast-track just for one bank, and our due diligence hasnâ€™t been done,â€ he said. â€œWe just had a couple of weeks from when it was presented.â€ In other action Thursday, the council: Approved and forwarded into its budget $150,000 from the Tourist Development Council for additional security during Spring Break. Agreed to apply for a $1 million grant under the stateâ€™s Transporta tion Regional Management program to improve Front Beach Road from Rich ard Jackson Boulevard to Hutchinson Boulevard. Voted to amend the Land Devel opment Code to streamline the pro cess for businesses to designate outdoor eating areas. The change would allow staff to give approval instead of having businesses go through a conditional use permit process. Planning Director Mel Leonard said some restaurants had balked at creat ing the outdoor eating areas because of the time and expense. PROPERTY CLEANUP from Page B1 would happen if the witness was unavailable for the trial. â€œMack was on his way to leave, and he walked over to door and he said, â€˜Could those statements be used if he was murdered,â€™ â€ Hilley testified. â€œI said, â€˜No, it would be hear say,â€™ â€ he said of Mackâ€™s right to face his accuser at trial. Mack then responded, â€œHow much time do I have?â€ Hilley said. â€œAnd I didnâ€™t catch it at first, but then he asked again, â€˜How long before trial?â€™ â€ Hilley said Mack left the room after he told him the trial could begin as soon as June. Hilley then reported the incident to the State Attor neyâ€™s Office because Greene had been a witness to a murder himself. Mack was arrested with Tyricka Woullard, 20, last July. They had fled to Covington, Ga., as police discovered Greeneâ€™s body in the trunk of a 2004 Chevy Malibu behind an abandoned home on East Eighth Court on July 24. Police said Greeneâ€™s was killed after a robbery involving Mack, Woullard and Dontavis Thomas. Thomas, 22, pleaded no con test to being an accessory to Greeneâ€™s murder and agreed to five years of probation for his testimony. Thomas had particularly damaging testimony against Mack. Although Mack did not hame Thomas, Sombathy said the threat was directed him. â€œThis isnâ€™t a random theo retical discussion. This was specifically following up the statements of Thomas,â€ Som bathy said. â€œWeâ€™re talking about a specific person who provides damaging testimony against Mack. He mentions murder and asks how much time he has.â€ Hilley was removed from the case and Albert Sauline III replaced him as Mackâ€™s attor ney. Sauline argued that it was too generalized of a statement and that Mack never mentioned Thomas by name. â€œThere was never any plot discussed to have any witness in this case murdered,â€ Sauline said. â€œIt was simply a question of â€˜what if.â€™ No name was ever said.â€ However, Fensom sided with the prosecution and ordered Hilley to testify against Mack at trial. The decision was revealed moments before Mack accepted the plea deal. Woullardâ€™s case is pend ing. She recently has been ordered to undergo compe tency evaluations before her case proceeds. 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Apalachicola 1:50p 6:08a 9:57p 4:59p Destin 5:37p 4:08a ----West Pass 1:23p 5:41a 9:30p 4:32p Panama City 5:13p 3:31a ----Port St. Joe 5:04p 2:57a ----Okaloosa Island 4:10p 3:14a ----Milton 7:50p 6:29a ----East Bay 6:54p 5:59a ----Pensacola 6:10p 4:42a ----Fishing Bend 6:51p 5:33a ----The Narrows 7:47p 7:33a ----Carrabelle 12:25p 3:55a 8:32p 2:46p Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 15 Full Last New First Mar 5 Mar 13 Mar 20 Mar 27 Sunrise today ........... 6:11 a.m. Sunset tonight .......... 5:40 p.m. Moonrise today ...... 12:43 p.m. Moonset today ......... 1:48 a.m. Today Sat. Today Sat. Clearwater 68/55/c 71/62/c Daytona Beach 64/57/pc 71/62/sh Ft. 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High/low ......................... 49/43 Last year's High/low ...... 64/44 Normal high/low ............. 68/48 Record high ............. 81 (2001) Record low ............... 26 (1974) 24 hours through 4 p.m. ... 1.43" Month to date .................. 4.52" Normal month to date ....... 4.74" Year to date ..................... 8.50" Normal year to date ......... 9.63" Average humidity .............. 85% through 4 p.m. yesterday High/low ......................... 47/42 Last year's High/low ...... 66/43 Normal high/low ............. 65/49 Record high ............. 81 (1944) Record low ............... 18 (1967) 24 hours through 4 p.m. .. 0.32" Month to date .................. 2.83" Normal month to date ...... 4.87" Year to date ..................... 6.38" Normal year to date ......... 9.95" Average humidity .............. 81% PANAMA CITY Port St. Joe Apalachicola Tallahassee Perry Quincy Monticello Marianna Chipley DeFuniak Springs Pensacola FORT WALTON BEACH Crestview Destin Carrabelle Mobile Bainbridge Valdosta FLORIDA CITIES City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W WORLD CITIES City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W NATIONAL CITIES City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W TODAY FIVE DAY FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST FLORIDA High Low REGIONAL WEATHER Weather(W): ssunny, pcpartly cloudy, ccloudy, shshowers, tthunderstorms, rrain, sfsnow urries, snsnow, iice. Shown is todayâ€™s weather. Temperatures are todayâ€™s highs and tonightâ€™s lows. Shown are todayâ€™s noon postions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. TIDES MARINE FORECAST BEACH FLAG WARNINGS The higher the AccuWeather.com UV Index number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. UV INDEX TODAY ALMANAC SUN AND MOON MOON PHASES RIVER LEVELS Offshore Northwest Florida Flood Level Stage Apalachicola Choctawhatchee Alabama Escambia Tombigbee Temperatures Precipitation Panama City Temperatures Precipitation Fort Walton Beach The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE â€” For years, debates about holding Florida teach ers and schools accountable followed a predictable pattern: Democrats and teachers unions criticized the plans as being too heavily reliant on stan dardized testing, while Republicans pushed through the plans and insisted that measuring student progress ensures children will learn. This year, the terms of the debate have changed. Even as former Gov. Jeb Bush bases a potential presidential candi dacy on his work ushering in more accountability for Florida schools, Republicans in the Legislature are looking to roll back the testing regime that Bush helped promote during and after his time in office. Speaking in February at a summit hosted by the Foundation for Floridaâ€™s Future â€”an organization founded by Bush â€”Gov. Rick Scott referred to the complaints of parents, teach ers and students about the number of exams administered in public schools. â€œThey think we should do more learning and do less testing, and I agree with them,â€ he said. Fueling the turnaround, say long time critics of the stateâ€™s testing sys tem, is a parental uprising that has spread through social media and has amplified the complaints of groups like the Florida Education Association, the stateâ€™s largest teachers union. â€œOpt outâ€ groups have begun sprouting, advocating a form of civil disobedi ence against the statewide tests. â€œThe difference between now and before?â€ FEA President Andy Ford said. â€œParents are now frustrated with the system.â€ â€œI think itâ€™s really a bottom-up, bub bling-up type of issue,â€ said House Minority Leader Mark Pafford, D-West Palm Beach. â€œ ... All politics is local and I think theyâ€™ve done a very good job of grabbing the attention of Republican leadership.â€ How Florida got into its current sit uation is, depending on the source of information, either the fault of Repub lican lawmakers and governors or the responsibility of overzealous local school districts. As they attempt to revise their position on testing, figures in the GOP have generally cast local districts as a key part of the problem. â€œFrom the time I came into this job, as I met and did roundtables with teachers, hereâ€™s what I heard a lot: I heard, â€˜Oh the state requires this, the state requires this,â€™ â€œ Scott told report ers recently. â€œAnd I always made sure I took somebody from the Department of Education with me, because, often that was not accurate. Some things are required at the district level.â€ In his remarks to the foundation summit in February, Bush took a simi lar tack in both defending the testing regime while calling for lawmakers to consider changes. Testing debate shifts for Republicans
LOCA L & STATE Friday, February 27, 2015 | The News Herald | Page B3 Rachel Danley Pierce 1983 â€“ 2015 Rachel Danley Pierce, 31, of Panama City, Fla., died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Her family and friends will gather to honor her memory from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Heritage Funeral Home. To extend condolences, visit www.heritagefhllc.com. Entering the heavenly gates early Monday morning, Feb. 23, 2015, Sister Alice J. Frye went home! She was born Jan. 14, 1933, the only child of Benjamin and Millie Jenkins in Panama City, Fla. Alice accepted Christ as her personal Savior as a very young child, and received her education and graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1951. Sister Frye was married to James E. Frye for 56 years (preceding his death in 2010) and was the mother of two children, Cassandra and Benjamin. She graduated from Alabama State University and earned her masterâ€™s degree from Central Michigan University. Traveling with her husband in his Air Force career, she lived in many overseas countries and taught in the Bay County School System and Department of Defense schools wherever her husbandâ€™s career took them. Deaconess Frye was a talented poet and song writer and enjoyed producing skits in her vocation of teaching at school and at her church. Sister Frye worked with St. Luke Missionary Baptistâ€™s youth department for many years and encouraged the community to participate in the churchâ€™s programs. She served on the state level of the Deaconess Council in the New Gulf Coast Association as Second Vice President and holding the position as Vice President Emeritus up until now. Sister Frye served as Deaconess of St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church for 33 years and served as a member of the Senior Womenâ€™s Mission and teacher for the Sunday School until her illness prevented her. Sister Fryeâ€™s love for people and teaching was very evident in her participation in many church, community, and sorority events. She was very active as a member of the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa Inc., Gamma Gamma Chapter. Deaconess Frye has mentored many youth and has set a very Godly example that inspires others to follow her example. She was very easygoing, laughing easily and fulfilling her obligations while going above what was expected of her. Mrs. Alice J. Frye was preceded in death by her parents, Ben and Millie Jenkins; and her husband, James. She leaves to cherish her memory a devoted daughter, Cassandra F. Lowe and her husband, Douglas, of Lynn Haven, Fla.; and a loving son, Benjamin J. Frye of Orlando, Fla.; three granddaughters, Isabella Frye, Andrea Lowe and Brittany Hooper and her husband, Jonathan; and a great-grandson, Levi Wesley Hooper. Nieces and nephews, Deborah and Ben Johnson, Karen and Patrick Eaglin, Kenneth Mavis, Ben Johnson, Jr., James E. Eaglin and Quincey Johnson, all of Houston, Texas; Paul, Diane and Michelle Mavis, and Kerry Alexander, all of New Orleans, La.; one aunt, Mrs. Zenell of Lee, Calif.; numerous cousins and extended family and friends, the Cains, the Ponds, the Roulhacs, the Haneys, the Beachums, the Simmons, the McDuffys, the Bakers, the Farrows, the Gradys, the Newells, Terelyn Crittenden and Virginia Pitts. Calling hours will be held at St. Luke M.B. Church, 1500 Fountain Ave., Panama City, Fla., from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at Greater Bethel A.M. E. Church, 829 Hamilton Ave., Panama City, FL, at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in Hillside Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Russell A. Wright, Sr. Mortuary, â€œThe wRight Choice,â€ 1547 Lisenby Ave., Panama City, FL 32405, 850-640-2077. Alice Jenkins Frye J an . 14, 1933 â€“ F eb. 23, 2015 ALICE FRYE Donnis Nadine Rocher Donnis Nadine Rocher of Lynn Haven, Fla., died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Wilson Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Lynn Haven Cemetery. William Thomas Jennings William T. Jennings, 63, of Panama City, Fla., died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at Harvest Worship Center. The family will receive friends at Wilson Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27. DEATHS & FUNERALS Guidelines & deadlines Obituary notices are written by funeral homes and relatives of the deceased. The News Herald reserves the right to edit for AP style and format. Families submitting notices must type them in a typeface and font that can be scanned into a computer. Deadline for obituaries is 3 p.m. daily for the following dayâ€™s newspaper. Obituaries may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or delivered to The News Herald, 501 W. 11th St., Panama City. Online guest books View todayâ€™s obituaries and sign the online guest books of your loved ones at newsherald.com/obituaries Joyce Gatward Streit Joyce Gatward Streit, 91, of Lynn Haven, Fla., died Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at Wilson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1-2 p.m. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Thomas Torgersen Jr. Thomas â€œTomâ€ Torgersen Jr. of Panama City, Fla., died Feb. 22, 2015. A celebration of his life will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at Wilson Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. Saturday. Charles Langdale Nowlin Dr. Charles Langdale Nowlin died Feb. 20, 2015. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at Wilson Funeral Home. Graveside services with military honors will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Darlene Spiker Bielicki Darlene Spiker Bielicki, 65, of Sunny Hills, Fla., died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Arrangements will be announced by Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Billie J. Van Dike 1943 â€“ 2015 Billie J. Van Dike, 71, of Panama City, Fla., loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Mrs. Van Dike was a mapped employed by First American Title Insurance Company for over 20 years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Nathaniel Van Dike. She is survived by her son, David Van Dike; daughter, Sandra Harrison (Rick); son, Mark Van Dike; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, all of Panama City, Fla. Her family will receive friends at North Bay Baptist Church, corner of 12th Street and Virginia Avenue in Lynn Haven, on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, from noon to 1 p.m. with a memorial service beginning at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the North Bay Baptist Church Building Fund or the American Cancer Society. Those wishing to extend condolences may do so at www.heritagefhllc. com. Heritage Funeral Home & Cremation Services 247 N. Tyndall Parkway Panama City, FL 850-785-1316 Jerome S. Daniels Visitation for Mr. Jerome S. Daniels, 64, will be Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at Love Center M.B. Church in Panama City, Fla. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at Love Center M.B. Church. Interment will follow in Redwood Cemetery. Russell A. Wright Sr. Mortuary is handling arrangements. Howard Bracy â€˜Boâ€™ Temple Howard Bracy â€œBoâ€ Temple of Lynn Haven, Fla., died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at St. Andrewâ€™s Episcopal Church. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Michael Jerome Briere, Lieutenant Commander Diving Officer, USN (Retired), age 61, of Panama City, Florida, formerly of Mechanicsville, VA, passed on February 21, 2015, surrounded by family and close friends. He is survived by his parents, Leo and Charlotte Briere; five siblings, Becky Bracey (Mitch), Barry Briere (Debbie), Sharon Filegar (David), all of Mechanicsville, Clifford Briere of Stafford, VA, and William Briere of Sandston, VA; 19 nieces and nephews; 10 greatnieces and nephews; and close friends, John Schlegel, Frank Hillis and Kin Howard. For full obituary and online condolences, please visit bennettfuneralhomes. com. Michael Jerome Briere MICHAEL BRIERE Susan â€œSuzyâ€ Ann Carter McHugh, 62, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. She was under the care of Covenant Hospice. Suzy was born in Fayetteville, Tenn., on Feb. 1, 1953, to Charles C. Carter and Marjorie Pitts Carter. After moving to Panama City, Suzy attended Gulf Coast Community College. Her career included sales with Casual Corner, News Anchor at WJHG-TV, and Marketing for a nursing home in Port St. Joe, Fla. Suzy was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Susan had a heart for the elderly, the poor, and the homeless. She reached out to make people laugh and forget their circumstances. She was charitable to strangers, often giving whatever she had to help another. Suzy is survived by her mother, Marjorie Carter Walker; son, Christopher McHugh (wife Julie); granddaughter, McKenzie McHugh; sister, Cathy Carter and daughter, Jessica Bull; brother, Scott Carter and wife, Tracy; assistant, Willie Murphy; as well as her special friend and counselor, Flo Bilelo. Her dog, Bentley, was the love of her life during her battle with cancer and helped her fight the battle, too. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 2, 2015, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1008 Fortune Ave., Panama City, Fla., with Father Roy Marien officiating. Interment will be held immediately following at the Garden of Memories, 4035 E. 15th St., Panama City, Fla. Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or expressed at www. kentforestlawn.com. Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home 2403 Harrison Ave. Panama City, FL 32405 850-763-4694 www.kentforestlawn.com Susan â€˜Suzyâ€™ Ann Carter McHugh 1953 â€“ 2015 SUSAN M c H UGH Norma Joyce Rodgers, age 79, passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Covenant Hospice in Panama City, FL. She was preceded in death by husband, Ernest Rodgers; father and mother, Riley and Edith Lanham Moser. She is survived by sons, Dan (Mary) Rodgers and Derrick Rodgers; grandchildren, Naco (Jim) Johnson, Ernie Rodgers, Gretchen (Daniel) Fish, and Raven Davis. Private memorial service will be held at a later date. Norma Joyce Rodgers NORMA RODGERS Mr. Charlie F. Harris, 67, Calling hours for Mr. Harris will be held at The Mortuary from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. (Today) Friday. The Funeral Service will be held at First Providence M.B. Church, 5209 E. 11th Street, Panama City, FL 32405, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. Interment will follow in the Redwood Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Russell A. Wright, Sr. Mortuary, 1547 Lisenby Ave., Panama City, FL 32405, 850-640-2077. Charlie F. Harris CHARLIE HARRIS Mrs. Dorothy Coon Stanley, 88, Calling hours for Mrs. Stanley will be held at New Hope M.B. Church, 1401 Iowa Ave., Lynn Haven, FL 32444, on Friday today from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at New Hope Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the Lynn Haven Community Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Russell A. Wright, Sr. Mortuary, 1547 Lisenby Avenue, Panama City, FL 32405, 850-640-2077. Dorothy Coon Stanley DOROTHY STANLEY Sara Ann Ballew Sara Ann Ballew, 87, of Mexico Beach, Fla., died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Services will be announced by Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Conservancy aims to purge problem plant By AMANDA BANKS 522-5118 | @pcnhamanda email@example.com PANAMA CITY â€” The Bay County Conservancy will host its second annual Air Potato Roundup and Trash Bash on Saturday. The event will run from 9 a.m. to noon at Audubon Nature Preserve behind Panama City Orthopedics at 408 W. 19th St. It is held in conjunction with National Invasive Species Awareness Week. â€œWe try to make it fun,â€ said Teresa Nooney, the conservan cyâ€™s executive assistant. Nooney said the group will offer prizes for the biggest potato, strangest-looking and more. The air potato is a non-native, invasive vine that is spreading through Florida and destroying native habitat, officials said. The rapid-growing vine produces aerial tubers that fall to the ground in the late fall and winter and produce new vines that sprout in the spring. The plant is cultivated for food in West Africa, but the form invading Florida is not edible, officials said. Each vine can produce up to 200 potatoes. â€œTheyâ€™re poisonous, so we have no use for them,â€ Nooney said. â€œWe encourage people not to plant them.â€ Nooney said part of the problem is that with its heartshaped leaves, people often think the vine is pretty and want to plant it. â€œWe just want to make people aware this is a problem,â€ Nooney said. Officials with the conservancy said prevention as a â€œkey stepâ€ to manage the air potato population. Each potato can sprout to form new plants; removal of potatoes helps eradicate small populations. Volunteers are welcome at Saturdayâ€™s roundup. No experience is necessary. Gardening gloves and rubber boots are recommended. Buckets to gather potatoes and trash bags to collect litter on the site will be provided. For more information, contact Nooney at 850-814-4755 or conservancy president Candis Harbison at 850-872-8260. M Y FWC. C O M The air potato was introduced to Florida in 1905. Native to tropical Asia, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services placed it on the Florida Noxious Weed List in 1999, according to MyFWC.com. What: Air Potato Roundup and Trash Bash When: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday Where: Audubon Nature Preserve Details: 814-4755 or 872-8260 WANT TO GO?
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Rob Bradley, a laid-back junior legislator and chairman of a committee dubbed by Senate President Andy Gardiner as the â€œThunderdome.â€ Bradley, 44, chuckles when asked about the Regulated Industries Committeeâ€™s moniker, a reference to the on-screen arena for post-apocalyptic steel-cage brawls. â€œThere are a lot of strong personalities on the committee. And itâ€™s kind of a bareknuckles political discussion about a lot of issues with a lot of people involved in the issues that have been in this process for a long time,â€ the Fleming Island Republican said in a recent interview. Itâ€™s no accident that Gardiner tapped Bradley to oversee some of the most complex and contentious subjects facing the Legislature during the session that kicks off Tuesday. Bradley, a lawyer who specializes in advising local governments, has earned a reputation in two short years in the Legislature for his political and policy acumen, and his willingness to tackle tricky items many wish would just go away. â€œHeâ€™s one of the most capable legislators Iâ€™ve ever seen. Itâ€™s kind of scary sometimes,â€ said lobbyist Travis Blanton, who is close to Bradley. â€œYou have some people who come in who are uber-smart. They donâ€™t understand the political dynamics of how to do stuff. Then you have some that are really good at the politics. Heâ€™s got a perfect mix of both.â€ Bradleyâ€™s talents as a mediator will be put to the test as he tries to reach consensus in a high-stakes gambling debate starring outof-state operators, the Seminole Tribe and Florida pari-mutuels. Also, he will oversee a throw-down over beer and booze and a reexamination of the non-euphoric cannabis bill approved by lawmakers last year but yet to be implemented. â€œI just have a tremendous amount of confidence in Sen. Bradley,â€ Gardiner, ROrlando, told The News Service of Florida. â€œThere really isnâ€™t much that I wouldnâ€™t give to Rob and not have complete confidence that heâ€™s going to figure it out. I think thatâ€™s a universal sentiment of Rob. Heâ€™s a good negotiator. Heâ€™s fair. And in Thunderdome, youâ€™ve got to be fair. I think heâ€™s going to do pretty well with it.â€ Elected in 2012, Bradley already has racked up a boatload of â€œlegislator of the yearâ€ awards from organizations including the Florida Sheriffs Association, the Florida Clerks and Comptrollers Association and the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, as well as other top recognitions from the Florida League of Cities and the Florida Association of Counties and others. Behind Bradleyâ€™s boyish charm and dimpled smile lies a no-nonsense negotiator who cut his teeth as a prosecutor before going into private practice, where he specializes in brokering complicated disputes involving local governments. â€œHe has an unbelievable demeanor and is one of the fairest and most considerate people, whether you agree or disagree. We should clone him,â€ said Tallahassee lobbyist Gary Rutledge, whose clients include a variety of gambling operators and other regulated businesses under the auspice of Bradleyâ€™s committee. Right out of the gate in his first session in 2013, Bradley was named chairman of the Senate Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, in charge of billions of dollars in spending for prisons and courts. Bradley has also played a major role during the past two years in crafting a pension reform plan that would have changed how cities can spend insurance premium tax money that funds police and firefighter pensions. The legislation failed, but Bradley has taken up the pension reform mantle again this year. Sen. Joe Negron, a Stuart Republican who recently succeeded Bradley as chairman of the Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, has made Bradley the lead in trying to resolve a longrunning and vitriolic dispute between the state and counties over how to share juvenile-detention costs. â€œWhenever I see a problem that needs to be addressed or an issue that needs to be resolved, I gravitate to it. I enjoy tackling complex problems where there are many competing interests and trying to find solutions that everyone can live with,â€ Bradley said. Last year, Bradley was instrumental in drafting and pushing through a measure that legalized marijuana that is low in euphoriainducing tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, and high in cannabadiol, or CBD, for patients who suffer from severe spasms or cancer. His committee is poised to take on the issue again to consider modifications to the low-THC cannabis law. He has been openly critical of a measure proposed by Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, that would open the door for â€œtraditionalâ€ medical marijuana. Of the myriad items on his plate this year, Bradley cites the pot issue as the one that resonates the most for him. â€œIâ€™ve found the whole discussion about where we go as a state on cannabis issues to be very interesting. I feel so strongly that other states have botched it that I really think itâ€™s important that Florida gets it right. Weâ€™re now the third largest state in the union. We owe it not just to the people of the state of Florida but to the rest of the country to show that you can do this right. I just donâ€™t want to see us repeat the mistakes that Iâ€™ve seen in Colorado and some other places,â€ he said. Away from the Capitol, Bradley says he likes to chill out with a slice from Decent Pizza, a popular localsâ€™ spot not far from downtown, with friends and colleagues. His roommate, Rep. Travis Cummings, also is his best friend. The two men are the fathers of three children each and both hail from Clay County, where they sat on the county commission, although not at the same time. Cummings credits Bradley, who was appointed to the commission by former Gov. Charlie Crist, for schooling him after Cummings was elected to the Orange Park Town Council while Bradley was the townâ€™s general counsel. SEN. ROB BRADLEY
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(850) 215-6400 www .DrKenawy .com LOCA L & STATE Friday, February 27, 2015 | The News Herald | Page B5 Lawmakers to pursue more child-welfare fixes this year The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE â€” Florida lawmakers will take up childwelfare reform again this year, trying to fix longstanding problems in a system that continues to show gaping holes in protecting vulnerable kids. Last year the Legislature passed a wide-ranging law intended to fix as many of those problems as possible. The measure came after a public outcry over a series of deaths of children who were already known to the state Department of Children and Families when they died. Lawmakers approved funding for 191 new child-protective investigators and tightened transparency requirements for the department. Now, with the law in effect, rapid-response teams conduct immediate investigations of certain childrenâ€™s deaths, and DCF has posted six yearsâ€™ worth of child-fatality data on its website. But the state continues to be rocked by incidents such as the death of 5-year-old Phoebe Jonchuck, dropped from a bridge into Tampa Bay in January, or the murders last fall of six children by their grandfather in Gilchrist County. Now, policymakers agree, itâ€™s time to examine the strengths and weaknesses of the new law, and go from there. â€œWe are on the right track,â€ said Sen. Eleanor Sobel, chairwoman of the Senate Children, Families and Elder Affairs Committee. â€œWe need to continue keeping a close watch to make sure that no child dies who could have been saved.â€ Rep. Gayle Harrell, who chairs the House Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, said her panel would propose â€œnot quite a glitch bill, but there will be some missing pieces that we left out last year.â€ â€œLast session was a great first bite of the apple, because it really focused on the front end of the system,â€ said Department of Children and Families Secretary Mike Carroll. â€œThis year, I think youâ€™ll see the Legislature focus on the back end.â€ Additionally, under the new law, the child-welfare system has new resources coming into play. For instance, the law created the Florida Institute for Child Welfare, to conduct policy research. It also created the Critical Incident Rapid Response Team, which investigated the killings in Tampa and Gilchrist County â€”and, in the Tampa case, released a damning report. As a result, Harrellâ€™s committee has reviewed the teamâ€™s report on Phoebe Jonchuckâ€™s death. â€œAs we all know from reading that report, substance abuse, mental health and domestic violence were key drivers of what happened there,â€ she said. Harrellâ€™s panel will hold a three-hour hearing on mentalhealth and substance-abuse issues next Wednesday. And Senate President Andy Gardiner has asked Sen. Rene Garcia, chairman of the chamberâ€™s budget committee for health and human services, to conduct a review of programs that provide behavioral health care. At the same time, lawmakers are watching as the changes they made to the child-welfare system last year are still being put in place. For instance, Carroll said, while the Legislature had funded 191 new child-protective investigators, only about 90 percent of those positions are filled. Thatâ€™s due to rapid turnover among frontline staff â€”still a problem for policymakers. And because of the law, Carroll said, more children are being removed from their homes, particularly in some areas where the removal rates have spiked. â€œThatâ€™s caused a strain on our ability to provide case-management services and make sure that we are really in these homes, supervising, and connecting these families to the necessary services,â€ Carroll said. As a result, lawmakers also will consider putting more money into the so-called â€œback endâ€ of the child-welfare system â€”the privatized community-based care agencies, which provide adoption, foster care and case-management services. Currently, the case managers average 20 cases, according to Kurt Kelly, chief executive officer of the Florida Coalition for Children, which represents the communitybased care agencies. Theyâ€™d like to hire enough new case managers to get the average caseload down to 13. Kelly said he was encouraged by improving relations between the Department of Children and Families and the communitybased care agencies, which worked together to develop a legislative budget request that includes $15.7 million for case managers and $4.5 million for training. Additionally, both Harrell and Sobel said theyâ€™ll continue to scrutinize the role of the Child Abuse Death Review Committee, which reviews child deaths that are reported to the state abuse hotline. But the biggest change wrought by the new law, Carroll said, is its tighter focus on child safety. â€œThis should all be about whatâ€™s in the best interests of the child, and not whatâ€™s best for the parent or anyone else,â€ he said. â€œNow thatâ€™s a cultural shift for us, so itâ€™s an ongoing process.â€
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Dorsett maintained that he did not know he had hit Nicholas Savinon when he was pulled over by police about 3 miles from the accident. There was no evidence of damage to the truck, braking or any skid marks in the 2007 accident. Dorsett, who was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs, said he had his radio, windshield wipers and air conditioning on at the time. Savinon was dragged almost 90 feet under his truck. One witness testified seeing the truck back tire go up and down over Savinon, while another saw the skateboard get spit out from underneath the truck and split in two. A jury convicted Dorsett of leaving the scene of a crash that caused an injury. He was sentenced to two years in prison. An appeals court in 2013, however, overturned the decision and ordered a new trial because jurors were never asked to decide whether they thought Dorsett knew he had been involved in an accident. The state Supreme Court in its ruling sided with the appeals court. In the decision, Justice Charles Canady wrote that felony convictions require proof that someone â€œwillfullyâ€ broke the law and knew what they were doing. â€œThe state must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the driver had actual knowledge of the crash, an essential element of the crime of leaving the scene of a crash,â€ Canady wrote. Michael Savinon, the father of Nicholas Savinon, said the decision means that other hit-and-run driv ers in the state may be able to get away with the crime in the future. â€œThis allows everyone to flee the scene and use that as an excuse and say, â€˜Wow, I didnâ€™t know I was in a crash,â€™â€ Savinon said. Nicholas Savinon, who is now 22, had a traumatic brain injury as a result of the accident and spent weeks in a coma. His mother, Lydia Savinon, said he still lives at home with his parents and just recently began working at a Publix grocery store. She said she remains convinced that Dorsett did know that he hit her son. â€œIn my opinion, thereâ€™s no way he couldnâ€™t have known,â€ Savinon said. The ruling by the court means the case could wind its way back to prosecutors in Palm Beach County. An assistant state attorney said Thursday that until the case is officially remanded back to them they cannot decide whether they will push for a new trial. Study: parasite infecting Florida snails poses health danger GAINESVILLE (AP) â€” A rare parasite found in snails and rats that can cause serious health problems in humans and animals is more pervasive in South Florida than previously thought, a new study has found. University of Florida scientists say the nightmarishly named â€œrat lungwormâ€ has been found in multiple species of snails in the Miami area, including the invasive giant African snail. The scientists, who published their results in the â€œJournal of Parasitology,â€ made the discovery while investigating the death of an orangutan that died after eating snails and falling ill. It was the second primate to die from ingesting infected snails in Florida since 2004. The Angiostrongylus cantonensis parasite already is a public health issue in Hawaii and throughout Asia, and itâ€™s been found previously in Louisiana and Florida. But until now was not considered common in the continental U.S. Becoming infected with the lungworm is as bad as it sounds: once consumed, the parasites eat their way to the central nervous system, where they eventually die. While in rare cases the infection can be fatal, the worms often cause severe headaches, and sometimes even paralysis in people. In Hawaii, the infected snails have caused dozens of people to fall ill, mostly from accidentally ingesting tiny snails on salad greens or other produce that had not been properly washed. Figuring out how pervasive the worm is in Florida was important because of the human health hazards. Still, humans who donâ€™t eat snails are safe. â€œHumans canâ€™t become infected with this parasite unless they eat an undercooked or raw snail,â€ said Heather Walden, the studyâ€™s lead author and a professor of parasitology at University of Floridaâ€™s College of Veterinary Medicine. The rat lungworm was first reported in humans in Taiwan in 1945, according to the report, and about 3,000 cases have since been reported worldwide, mostly in China, Thailand and the Pacific Islands. In the continental U.S. there has been only one confirmed case of infection from the parasite in the 1990s, when a boy was sickened in Louisiana after eating raw snails. The parasite flourishes because of the symbiotic relationship between snails and rats â€” rats eat the infected snails, and the snails in turn feed on the rat feces. 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LOCA L & STATE Friday, February 27, 2015 | The News Herald | Page B7 TALLAHASSEE (AP) â€” Attorneys for former Florida House Speaker Ray Sansom argued Thursday that taxpayers should pay his legal fees of almost $1 million from corruption charges dating back to 2009. The Destin Republicanâ€™s lawyers argued that because the charges stemmed from his work as a legislator and were dismissed, Samson is entitled to have the public pay his fees. They are seeking $817,518 plus interest, $970,187 in all, for some 2,700 hours of legal work and costs. Sansom was accused of scheming with wealthy co-defendant and political supporter, Ray Odom, and former president of the Northwest Florida State College Bob Richburg to add $6 million to the state budget for an airplane hangar at the Destin airport to benefit Odom. The defendants maintained the building was actually an emergency operations facility and training center for the school. Only $309,000 of the money was spent. Richburg accepted a deal to pay a third of that amount and testify against the other two. But the case collapsed when a judge ruled Richburg couldnâ€™t testify as a co-conspirator. Lawyers from the state Attorney Generalâ€™s Office argued that Sansom tacitly agreed for Odom to pay $206,000 in restitution for both men in return for a dismissal of the charges, meaning they werenâ€™t truly exonerated. Stephen Dobson, a white collar crime specialist who represented Sansom in the 2011 trial, is now suing for the fees along with Sansom. â€œI had an agreement with his lawyer ... that the case would not go forward any further and I would be getting a check for the restitution,â€ Leon County State Attorney Willie Meggs said of Sansom. But Dobson testified Sansom rejected the only proposal he received from Meggs â€” that Sansom agree to the restitution and agree not to seek public payment of his legal fees. 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Rick Scott awarded 132 Florida veterans with the Governorâ€™s Veterans Service Award for their service to Florida and the nation. â€œAs a Navy veteran myself, I was honored to recognize 132 Florida veterans today for their courage and commitment to our nation,â€ Scott said. â€œFlorida is home to the third largest population of veterans in the nation, and as our veteran population grows we must continue to support them and their families.â€ The ceremony was held at the Panama City National Guard Armory. During the ceremony, Scott highlighted the service of Florida veteran Master Sgt. John Milam. Milam is a 21-year Air Force veteran who trained in Weapons Mechanics at Samson Air Force Base in New York and Lawry Air Force Base in Colorado. He served in Japan, Korea, Germany and Vietnam. Milam now lives at the Clifford C. Sims home, one of Floridaâ€™s six state veteranâ€™s nursing homes. The Governorâ€™s Veterans Service Award honors Floridians who have served in the U.S. military. The front of the medal depicts the Great Seal of the state of Florida. The back of the medal displays the five seals representing the five branches of U.S. military with an inscription that reads â€œHonoring Those Who Served.â€ LARGO Dad incompetent to stand trial A man accused of throwing his 5-year-old daughter over a Tampa bridge is being sent to a prison mental facility until he is capable of understanding the first-degree murder charges he is facing. Pinellas-Pasco Circuit Judge Chris Helinger ruled Thursday that John Jonchuck is incompetent to stand trial. He was arrested Jan. 8 after authorities said he dropped daughter Phoebe Jonchuck more than 60 feet off a bridge approaching the Sunshine Skyway during what appeared to be a psychotic breakdown. Prosecutors said two experts who have evaluated Jonchuck believe he can become mentally competent with proper treatment in six to nine months. PENSACOLA Beaches turn to mile markers Emergency responders said new mile marker signs on some Panhandle beaches could help save lives. Long stretches of sparsely developed beach from the Alabama line east through Santa Rosa County create problems for emergency crews because there are few distinguishing landmarks. The public safety director for the Santa Rosa Island Authority said the new mile marker signs will improve the response time of emergency crews. The project is being done in cooperation with the authority, Escambia and Santa Rosa counties and Gulf Islands National Seashore. The large mile maker signs are being posted on 10-foot poles so they will be visible from the beach and the road. RAY S AN SO M Former Florida House speaker wants state to pay his legal fees A R EA & S TATE Briefs
To submit an item for Out & About, email firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 850-747-5097 Out & About Page B8 | The News Herald | Friday, February 27, 2015 TRIVIA FUN EDITORâ€™S NOTE: â€œTrivia Funâ€ with Wilson Casey, Guinness World Record Holder from Woodruff, S.C., is published in more than 500 newspapers across the country and is a daily feature in The News Herald. Generally speaking which of these requires the most watts to operate? Color TV, Food processor, Toaster, Ceiling fan In legalese, what means â€œwritten by oneselfâ€ or â€œwritten by the signerâ€? Replevin, Amicus, Intestate, Holographic Who portrayed Cindy Campbell in the â€œScary Movieâ€ series? Anna Faris, Lesli Kay, Dana Delaney, Audrey Tautou When did sculpting begin on the faces of Mount Rushmore, S.D.? 1866, 1910, 1927, 1939 Which Civil War battle included â€œPickettâ€™s Chargeâ€? Vicksburg, Gettysburg, Shiloh, Bull Run Where is the main J. Paul Getty Museum? 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Wood Shop â€“ 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sewing/Quilting â€“ 9:30-11:30 a.m. Details: 249-1980 VITA: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at A.D. Harris Learning Village, 819 E. 11th St., Panama City. The IRSsanctioned program can prepare 2014 tax returns for those who earned $60,000 or less in 2014. Details: 628-4775 SEA NEEDLES: 10 a.m. at the Panama City Beach Library, 12500 Hutchison Blvd. Knitting group invites all needle crafters to join in and knit as well as crochet, embroidery, and crossstitch. Details: 233-5055, www.nwrls.com FREE ART FRIDAYS: 1-6 p.m. at CityArts Cooperative, 318 Luverne Ave. Details: 769-0608, CityArtsCooperative.com THE FEST: 6-10 p.m. on the fourth Friday of the month through November at the Panama City Mall by J.C. Penney on U.S. 231 with classic and show cars, bike night, eating areas, local bands on stages, kid zone and merchandise; different non-profit featured each month. 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Sports PANAMA CITY NEWS HERALD Section C Facebook: tinyurl.com/NHSports Twitter: @NH_Sports www.newsherald.com/sports In a tip of the hat to Xavier Rathan-Mayesâ€™ big game, hereâ€™s a look at some other memorable scoring outbursts: WILTâ€™S 100 The points had better come in bunches to hit 100 in a game. And thatâ€™s exactly what Wilt Chamberlain did in March 1962. During a scoring performance that still stands as the NBAâ€™s best, Chamberlain followed a 28-point third quarter by scoring 31 in the fourth on 12-for-21 shooting along with going 7-for-10 at the line, according to STATS. He played all 48 minutes in the 169-147 win against New York. BRYANTâ€™S 81 Kobe Bryant came the closest to Wiltâ€™s 100 in January 2006 with 81 points. The Los Angeles Lakers star scored 55 points after halftime, racking up 27 points on 11-for-15 shooting in the third quarter and 28 more in the fourth. Bryant finished 28-for-46 from the field, 7-for-13 from 3-point range and 18-for-20 at the foul line. PISTOL PETE No one in college basketball ever scored like â€œPistolâ€ Pete Maravich. The LSU guard still holds the NCAAâ€™s career record with 3,667 points and 44.2-point career average. In a career filled with 50and 60-point games, Maravichâ€™s best output came in February 1970 at Alabama, where he went FRIDAY February 27, 2015 Xavierâ€™s zone The Associated Press Now Florida State guard Xavier RathanMayesâ€™ name can be etched into sports lore alongside the likes of Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant and â€œPistolâ€ Pete Maravich. Theyâ€™re on a short list of players to get into such an offensive â€œzoneâ€ that their performances led to memorable scoring outbursts. Rathan-Mayes, a little-known fresh man guard from Canada, erupted for 30 points in the final 4:38 in Wednes dayâ€™s failed comeback at Miami. â€œIt was a crazy feeling just to be locked into a zone like that,â€ Rathan-Mayes said Thursday. â€œI was telling my dad earlier that Iâ€™d never been in a zone like that.â€ He went 8-for-10 from the field, 6-for-8 from 3-point range and 8-for-9 at the foul line during his flurry, all while checking in and out of the game late due to foul trouble. He almost single-handedly erased an 18-point deficit before FSU lost 81-77. Rathan-Mayes, who came in averaging 13.6 points, finished with 35 points to tie his own program freshman record set in last monthâ€™s loss at North Carolina. He also passed Bob Sura for FSUâ€™s single-season freshman scoring record during the game. FSU guard scores 30 points in final 4:38 of loss S C ORING SPREES SEE S CORING SPREES | C3 XAVIER R ATHAN-MAYES AP photos GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) â€” Sandy Koufax is confident that Clayton Kershaw wonâ€™t be remembered for his play off struggles. The 79-year-old Koufax was at the first full-squad workout for the Los Ange les Dodgers on Thursday, and the Hall of Famer said he was certain Kershaw would have success in future Octobers. Kershaw, like Koufax, has won three Cy Young Awards. But Kershaw has lost four straight playoff starts, all to St. Louis in the last two years. â€œI think heâ€™ll be in a lot more postseasons and I think itâ€™ll be totally turned around,â€ Koufax said. â€œThe best pitcher in baseball is C hipola hopes to have new menâ€™s basketball coach soon By DUSTIN KENT 747-5065 | @ PCN HDustinKent email@example.com MARIANNA â€” After a disap pointing last-place finish in the Panhandle Conference, Chipola is in the market for a new menâ€™s basketball coach. If new athletic director Jeff Johnson has his way, the Indians will have a new one in pretty soon. The school announced Monday that coach Patrick Blake was step ping down after three seasons at the helm. Blake won 26 games in each of his first two seasons at Chipola and made the quarterfinals of the national tournament in his second year. But this season was a disap pointing one for the Indians, who started the year ranked No. 7 in the nation but finished 10-19 overall and 3-9 in league play. The mission for Johnson now is to find the right coach to return the Indians to the position of promi nence they held in the last decade when they won five straight Pan handle Conference championships from 2004-08 under former coaches Chris Jans and Greg Heiar. Johnson, who is also the schoolâ€™s baseball coach, was named the ath letic director in January and said Thursday he is determined to find the right man to right the Indiansâ€™ ship. â€œMe being a new athletic direc tor, Iâ€™m very competitive,â€ he said. â€œI understand youâ€™re going to have some years where youâ€™re not as good as other years, but we expect our programs to be very competi tive. I would like to win the Pan handle Conference every year, but we want to be competitive year in and year out and put out a group on the floor thatâ€™s a classy group. â€œI donâ€™t know where (the search) is going to take us, but weâ€™re trying to get the best fit for Chipola. It comes down to who runs the pro gram like we think it should run and who will do the things that are important at Chipola.â€ Johnson said there already has CLAYTON KERSHAW 1-5 in playoffs SEE KERSHAW | C8 Success still in the cards for Kershaw, Koufax says â€˜Old-timerâ€™ Hawkins ready for Rockies season PAGE C8 Chipola AD Jeff Johnson hopes to start interviewing candidates in the next two weeks and have the menâ€™s basketball coaching position filled within three weeks. SEE CHIPOLA | C3 Sprint C up drivers test A tlanta track HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) â€” After the glitz of Daytona, itâ€™s time for the NASCAR grind. The Sprint Cup drivers returned to the track Thurs day at Atlanta Motor Speed way, getting an extra day to test out the new rules pack age that will be in effect for the first time. â€œThis really feels like the start of the season,â€ said Kyle Larson, who ranked second behind Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Jamie McMurray during the first practice session on a cool, windy day at the 1.54-mile trioval. The Daytona 500 is in a class of its own, the big gest event of the year com ing right at the start of the schedule. The race Sunday will be more in line with the bulk of the grueling schedule, which will lead to a champion finally being crowned in November. Also, since the races at Daytona and Talladega are run with a special restric tor-plate package that was largely unchanged from 2014, this will be the first event with the new rules. The horsepower has been reduced significantly, going from 840 to 725, and the rear spoiler was shortened from 8 to 6 inches. Most intrigu ingly, drivers now have the option of controlling the track bar from inside the car, allowing them to adjust the rear balance during the race, altering the way their machine handles. â€œItâ€™s nice to put a little bit more in the driversâ€™ hands,â€ Larson said. Carl Edwards wasnâ€™t quite as thrilled with his new toy. The switch was installed on the steering wheel, so he JA M IE M c MURRAY FOLDS OF HONOR QUIKTRIP 500 Site: Hampton, Ga. Schedule: Today, practice (Fox Sports 1, 11:30 p.m.), qualifying (Fox Sports 1, 5:30-6 p.m.); Saturday, practice (Fox Sports 1, 12-12:30 p.m.); Sunday, race, Noon (Fox, 11:30-4 p.m.). Track: Atlanta Motor Speedway (tri-oval, 1.54 miles). Race distance: 500.5 miles, 325 laps. Last year: Kasey Kahne won the August race to wrap up a Chase position. Last week: Joey Logano won the seasonopening Daytona 500. He surged ahead of the pack on a two-lap sprint to the finish and had command when a wreck behind him brought out a caution. SPRINT CUP THIS WEEKEND SEE SPRINT CUP | C3 XAVIER R ATHAN-MAYES
SPORT S Page C2 | The News Herald | Friday, February 27, 2015 Godby finishes unbeaten season with state title Staff and wire reports LAKELAND â€” Quan Jackson had 23 points to lead Tallahas see Godby to a 53-46 overtime win over West Palm Beach Cardinal Newman in the Florida Class 4A boys basketball championship game Thursday. Godby (32-0) trailed 17-5 after the first period and 30-20 at half time but used a 13-1 run to pull ahead in the third period of a tightly contested game. An inside basket from Jordan Gaskins gave the Cougars a 33-31 lead with 2:31 remaining in the third, but Cardinal Newman (27-2) answered back with a three-point play from John Collins and took a 35-33 lead into the fourth. The Crusaders took a 43-39 lead with 1:51 remaining in regulation but Gaskins was fouled on a 3-pointer and made all three free throws to cut the lead to one. Cardinal Newman had a chance to make it a two-possession game with 16 seconds left, but Scott Perry missed the second half of a double bonus, and Jackson answered at the other end with a 3-pointer to send the game to overtime. Gaskins opened the overtime with a 3-pointer and the Cougars made 5-of-6 free throws down the stretch to close the game out. Londell King had 10 points and 21 rebounds for Godby, while Gaskins had 14 points. Godby had 23 offensive rebounds in the game to counter their 28 percent (19-of-67) shooting from the floor. Collins had 17 points, nine rebounds and nine blocks for Cardinal Newman. Providence 66, Sagemont 57 LAKELAND â€” Jason Burnell had 26 points and 12 rebounds to lead Jacksonville Providence to a win over Weston Sagemont Acad emy in the Florida Class 3A boys basketball championship game. Providence (31-1) won its third basketball championship in the past four years. It was a tightly contested game with Providence taking a 30-29 lead into halftime after both teams spent time nursing small leads. Burnell began to take over in the second half. His 3-pointer gave the Stallions a 39-34 lead early in the third period, and a pair of free throws extended the lead to 45-37 midway through the period. Sagemont (28-4) continued to battle back and A.J. Jurkoâ€™s 3-pointer trimmed Providenceâ€™s lead to 50-47 with 6:30 remaining in the game. The Stallions, however, tight ened up on defense and went on a 10-2 run over the next 3:51, and Burnellâ€™s final field goal of the game gave Providence their big gest lead at 60-49. Wyatt Walker had 12 points for the Stallions. Keyshawn Evans led Sagemont with 17 points, while Jurko and Prince Ali had 13 points apiece. Tennis Pensacola 6-4, Bay 1-3 PANAMA CITY â€” Bay was swept by Pensacola and will next play Tuesday at home against Gulf Breeze. Results, Bay players listed first: Boys Pensacola 6, Bay 1 Singles â€” No. 1: Nathan Dykes def. by Eric Finger 8-2, No. 2: Adam Zawahry def. by Riley Laggan 8-0, No. 3: Kevin Healy def. by Stanley Dorion 8-1, No. 4: Brenton Wyatt def. by Grover Robinson 8-0, No. 5: Clayton Cromwell def. by Trevor Hegarty 8-1. Doubles â€” No. 1: Dykes/Zawahry def. by Lag gan/Dorion 9-7, No. 2: Healy/Wyatt def. Zac Berry man/Alan Livak 8-4. Girls Pensacola 4, Bay 3 Singles â€” No. 1: Mary Higby def. by Cara Kizil bash 8-0, No. 2: Hannah Joseph def. Victoria Hard man 8-3, No. 3: Tara McCormick def. by Noor Rafai 8-1, No. 4: Lauren Naples def. by Abbi Andrade, No. 5: Naeleigh Starling def. Adia Garth 8-2. Doubles â€” No. 1: Higby/Joseph def. by Kizilbash 8-3, McCormick/Naples def. Andrade/Garth 8-0. Late Wednesday Basketball Miami Christian 71, Agape Christian 44 LAKELAND â€” Ralph Diaz had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead Miami Christian to a win against Orlando Agape Christian in the Florida Class 2A boys basketball championship game. Miami Christian (26-4) scored 21 unanswered points over a 7:56 span to turn a deficit into a blow out for its third boys basketball championship in school history. Agape Christian (25-4) took a 25-18 lead on an inside basket by Demauri Hill that forced Miami Christian to use a timeout. After the break in play, Miami Chris tian started to find space to score and a jumper from Marquill Smith gave the Victors a 27-25 lead. Miami Christian would go on a 13-0 run for the final 4:44 of the second quarter to take a 31-25 lead into halftime. The Victors stayed hot at the start of the second half and pushed the lead to 40-25 before a 3-pointer from Andre Bennett stopped the run. Miami Christian outscored Agape Christian 20-4 in the third period to extend their lead to 51-29. Isaiah Reece had 18 points and Smith added 17 for Miami Christian. Hill had 12 points and 10 rebounds for Agape Christian. GOLF ROUNDUP JIM HERMAN Herman survives Hondaâ€™s windy day PALM BEACH GARDENS (AP) â€” Playing in America for the first time this year, Rory McIlroyâ€™s first shot was a 2-iron out of play. A relentless wind with gusts that approached 35 mph provided a rude wel come to just about every one Thursday at the Honda Classic except for Jim Her man, who somehow made it around PGA National without a bogey for a 5-under 65 and a one-shot lead. McIlroy managed to sal vage a tough day by holing a 30-foot birdie putt and twoputting for birdie on the 18th hole for a 3-over 73. It was his highest open ing-round score to par since a 3-over 74 at The Barclays seven months ago. And he didnâ€™t seem too bothered. The worldâ€™s No. 1 player was competing for the first time since he won in Dubai a month ago. And he wasnâ€™t alone. He played with Dustin Johnson, who birdied his last two holes for a 77, and Phoenix Open winner Brooks Koepka, who shot a 78. â€œThe conditions were obviously very tricky from the start,â€ McIlroy said. â€œFrom the first hole, it was always going to be a day like that. I feel like I salvaged something out of the round the last couple holes, but it was just a day to keep try ing, not to give up and know that anything around level, 1-, 2-over par still isnâ€™t out of it.â€ Only 19 players managed to break par. Only three holes â€” both par 5s and the downwind ninth â€” played under par. Seventeen players had a front-nine score of 40 or higher. Herman didnâ€™t mind the wind, though he moved to south Florida more than a decade ago and was sur prised earlier in the week when there was hardly any wind at all. Even with a 65, it still wasnâ€™t easy. He twice saved par from the fairway and rolled in a 35-foot birdie putt on the 16th hole. â€œI donâ€™t mind it blow ing,â€ Herman said. â€œI feel like I can control the golf ball pretty well with my iron game. So yeah, it was OK that the wind was blowing.â€ Brendan Steele pitched in from about 35 yards to save bogey on the 14th hole, a key moment in his round of 66. Martin Flores, Kapalua winner Patrick Reed and Padraig Harrington were at 67. U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer was among those at 68. LPGA THAILAND CHONBURI, Thailand â€” Taiwanâ€™s Yani Tseng shot a 6-under 66 in the LPGA Thailand for a share of the first-round lead with American rivals Stacy Lewis and Brittany Lang. Tseng, the 2011 and 2012 win ner, had seven birdies and a bogey on Siam Country Clubâ€™s Pattaya Old Course. She won the last of her 15 LPGA Tour titles in 2012. Thailandâ€™s Ariya Jutanugarn was a stroke back along with Thai amateur Budsabakorn Sukapan, Suzann Pettersen, Mirim Lee, Lizette Salas and Amy Yang. Defending champion Anna Nor dqvist had a 72, and Michelle Wie shot 73. JOBURG OPEN JOHANNESBURG â€” South Africaâ€™s Nic Henning shot a course-record 9-under 62 on Royal Johannesburg and Kensing tonâ€™s West Course to take the firstround lead in the Joburg Open. Henning had an eagle and seven birdies. South Africaâ€™s Tjaart Van der Walt and Titch Moore and Bel giumâ€™s Thomas Pieters shot 63, also on the West Course. They will play the more diffi cult East Course today. The final two rounds also will be played on the East Course. COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP No. 9 â€™Noles rip Wolfpack TALLAHASSEE (AP) â€” Florida State finished off an undefeated home season with Shakayla Thomas scor ing 13 points and Brittany Brown add ing 10 points and 12 rebounds in a 72-52 win over North Carolina State Thursday night. FSU went 14-0 at home this sea son for the first time in program history. The Seminoles are the only undefeated ACC team at home this season. Adut Bulgak had 10 points and nine rebounds for FSU (26-3, 13-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), which has tied the program record for most regular-sea son wins. FSU has won four straight games and 13 of 14 overall. Dominique Wilson had 19 points to lead N.C. State (16-12, 7-8), but she fouled out with 5 minutes left in the game. Thomas had nine points and Brown eight points and seven rebounds as Florida State jumped to a 39-27 half time lead. The Seminoles were not challenged in the second half, leading by as many as 24 points. Miah Spencer had nine points for N.C. State, which shot just 17 of 61 (27.9 percent) from the floor. No. 2 S. Carolina 69, No. 11 Ole Miss 50 COLUMBIA, S.C. â€” Tiffany Mitchell scored 16 points and No. 2 South Carolina beat No. 11 Mississippi State to clinch a share of its second straight SEC regular-season title. The Gamecocks (27-1, 15-0) can win the title outright Sunday â€” and match the 2011 Tennessee team as the only 16-0 champs in SEC history â€” with a win at No. 13 Kentucky. They also would claim the crown alone should the Lady Vols fall Sunday against Vanderbilt. No. 4 Notre Dame 87, Pittsburgh 59 SOUTH BEND, Ind. â€” Jewell Loyd scored 16 points, Brianna Turner had 15 points and nine rebounds and Notre Dame clinched at least a share of the Atlantic Coast Confer ence regular-season league title. Markisha Wright added a season-high 14 points for Notre Dame (27-2, 14-1). No. 5 Maryland 83, Indiana 72 COLLEGE PARK, Md. â€” Laurin Mincy scored a career-high 28 points and Maryland moved within one victory of completing a perfect Big Ten regular season. The Terrapins (26-2, 17-0) won their 20th straight game, one short of the school single-season record set in 1988-89. The longest winning streak in school history is 24, bridging the 2006 NCAA championship season and the start of the following campaign. No. 8 Louisville 77, Boston College 60 LOUISVILLE, Ky. â€” Mariya Moore scored 18 points and Louisville beat Boston College in the Cardinalsâ€™ regular-season home finale. Louisvilleâ€™s winningest class in school history was honored on senior night. Shawntaâ€™ Dyer, Sara Hammond, Jude Schim mel, Bria Smith and Sheronne Vails have 109 victories and all five started. Missouri 70, No. 12 Texas A&m 69 COLLEGE STATION, Texas â€” Maddie Stock made a 3-pointer with 0.1 seconds left to give Missouri the victory over Texas A&M. Sierra Michaelis went the length of the court and drove into traffic before kicking out to Stock in the right corner. Jordan Frericks had 25 points, and Michaelis added 12 for the Tigers. No. 13 Kentucky 56, Arkansas 51 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. â€” Bria Goss scored 11 points and forced a key turnover late to help Kentucky hold off Arkansas. Kentucky (20-8, 9-6 Southeastern Conference) reached the 20-win plateau for a school record sixth-straight sea son, and secured a first-round bye in the SEC tournament. No. 15 North Carolina 72, Virginia 70 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. â€” Stephanie Mavunga scored on a putback with a second left to lift North Carolina past Virginia. Mavunga finished with 23 points for the Tar Heels (23-6, 10-5 ACC). Faith Randolph had 24 points for Virginia (16-12, 6-9). Georgia Tech 71, No. 16 Duke 62 ATLANTA â€” Kaela Davis scored 24 points, Zaire Oâ€™Neil and Aaliyah White side added 12 points apiece and Georgia Tech snapped a 37-game series losing streak to Duke. Knocking off Duke for the first time since Feb. 27, 1994, the Yellow Jackets (16-13, 6-9 Atlantic Coast Conference) led from the early minutes, were up by 18 early in the sec ond half and by 10 with 55 seconds remaining on Davisâ€™ jumper. No. 17 Iowa 78, Wisconsin 74 IOWA CITY, Iowa â€” Bethany Doolittle scored 22 points, Samantha Logic finished an assist short of a triple-double and Iowa held off Wisconsin. No. 25 Northwestern 80, No. 20 Rutgers 60 EVANSTON, Ill . â€” Ashley Deary scored 19 points, Maggie Lyon added 17 added and Northwestern won its eighth in a row, handing Rutgers its worst loss of the season. Northwestern (22-6, 12-5 Big Ten) has beaten four ranked teams in a season for the second time in program history and the first since 1978-79. Nia Coffey added 15 points with 10 rebounds for the Wildcats. No. 22 George Washington 81, Richmond 69, OT RICHMOND, Va. â€” Caira Washington scored 17 points and George Washington opened overtime with an 11-0 run to beat Richmond and lock up at least a share of the Atlantic 10 regular-season title. Lauren Chase added 16 points for George Washing ton (25-3, 14-1). No. 23 Syracuse 60, Clemson 55 CLEMSON, S.C. â€” Alexis Peter son scored 18 points, and Briana Day had 10 points and 10 rebounds for Syracuse. Syracuse (21-8, 11-5 ACC) heads into the conference tournament with a first-round bye and a four-game winning streak. With her seventh rebound, Day set Syracuseâ€™s singleseason rebounding record, and has 305. Men Ohio State 81, Nebraska 57 COLUMBUS, Ohio â€” Jaeâ€™Sean Tate scored a career-high 22 points, Sam Thomp son added 15 and Shannon Scott 13 to lead Ohio State past Nebraska, the Cornhusk ersâ€™ sixth loss in a row. Dâ€™Angelo Russell had 11 points and six assists before leaving with leg cramps for the Buckeyes (20-8, 9-6 Big Ten), who had lost their last two. Vanderbilt 73. Tennessee 65 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. â€” Luke Kornet scored 18 of his 21 points in the second half as Vanderbilt made its last 13 field-goal attempts to beat Tennessee and hand the Volunteers their fourth straight loss. Vanderbilt (16-12, 6-9 SEC) erased a 13-point deficit by making a season-high 13 3-pointers and shooting 52 percent from beyond the arc. The Com modores, who were outscored 25-3 in the final 12 minutes of the first half, shot 84.2 percent (16 of 19) overall. Minnesota 96, Michigan State 90, OT EAST LANSING, Mich. â€” Carlos Morris (Chipola, Apalachicola) made a tying 3-pointer while being fouled with 2.2 seconds left in regulation, and although he missed the ensuing free throw, Minnesota controlled the overtime for a win over Michigan State. The Golden Gophers (17-12, 6-10 Big Ten) snapped a 15-game losing streak at Michigan State, winning in East Lansing for the first time since 1997. They appeared to have slipped too far behind when Denzel Valentineâ€™s two free throws put the Spartans (19-9, 10-5) ahead 77-72 with 25 seconds left in regulation. But Joey King was fouled shooting a 3 and made all three shots, cutting the lead to 2. Then Valentine made only one of two free throws, giving Minnesota a chance to tie. Morris took advantage. Morris scored 20 for Minnesota. AP Florida State forward Ivey Slaughter heads up court after a steal in the second half against North Carolina State on Thursday in Tallahassee. PREP ROUNDUP
SPORT S Friday, February 27, 2015 | The News Herald | Page C3 for 69 points â€” 47 after halftime â€” on 26-for-57 shooting along with going 17-for-21 on free throws in the 106-104 loss. MILLER TIME Hard to believe, but May marks 20 years since Indiana Pacers guard Reggie Miller singlehandedly pulled off a shocking comeback. With his team trailing by six in Game 1 of the NBAâ€™s Eastern Confer ence semifinals, Miller scored eight points in the final 18.7 seconds to beat the New York Knicks 107-105 in Madison Square Garden. After hitting a 3 over John Starks, Miller stole the ensuing inbounds pass, took a quick dribble to step behind the arc and buried another 3 to tie it with 13.2 seconds left. Then after Starks missed two free throws, Miller was fouled on a rebound and hit two free throws for the lead with 7.5 seconds left. The always-talkative Miller walked off the MSG court in defiant celebration yelling â€œChoke artists!â€ and sealing the moment in NBA playoff lore. SLEEPYâ€™S MARK It isnâ€™t Bryant or Michael Jordan who own the NBA playoff record for scoring in a half and a quarter. Itâ€™s Eric â€œSleepyâ€ Floyd. In the 1987 playoffs, Floyd set records with 29 points and 12 field goals in a quarter, as well as 39 points in a half for Golden State in a Western Conference semifinals win against the Lakers. In the years since, there have been players to flirt with those marks â€” Detroitâ€™s Isiah Thomas scored a Finals-record 25 points in a quarter in 1988 on an injured ankle â€” but Floyd still holds the mark. SCORING SPREES from Page C1 GC trio named to womenâ€™s all-Panhandle Conference first team The News Herald PANAMA CITY â€” Three Gulf Coast players have been named to the 2015 Womenâ€™s Basketball Coachesâ€™ All Panhandle Confer ence First Team. Sophomore forward Chelsey Gibson, freshman center Kris tina King, and sophomore guard Tianah Alvarado were all picked for the first team, while King was named the conferenceâ€™s Fresh man of the Year. The 6-foot-3 King had a tre mendous first season with the Lady Commodores, averaging 15.3 points and 12.2 rebounds per game to go with 1.6 steals and 1.5 blocks per game. Gibson led the Lady Com modores offensively with 19.4 points per game and added 8.9 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game, with the 6-foot forward topping 20 points 15 times this season, including a career-high 40 points against Miami-Dade on Nov. 22. Alvarado averages 13.6 points and 1.7 steals per game and leads the team with 59 made 3-pointers. Only Chipola and Tallahassee had the same number of first team selections with three each, with Northwest Florida State getting two on the first team and three on the second team. Chipolaâ€™s Evelyn Akhator was named the Player of the Year for an outstanding sophomore cam paign in which she led the nation in rebounding (16.5 per game) and was fifth nationally in scoring (22.3). She was also 10th in the country with 3.1 blocks per game and 12th with 3.4 steals per game. Lady Indians coach Greg Franklin was named the Coach of the Year for leading Chipola to the Panhandle Conference title with a league record of 11-1. worries about making an adjustment inadvertently. Or, even worse, having it get stuck during a change, going to one extreme or the other. â€œThis is an opportunity to screw ourselves up more than it helps us,â€ said Edwards, getting ready for his sec ond race with the new No. 19 team at Joe Gibbs Racing. â€œI will probably not mess with mine too much.â€ McMurray posted the fastest speed during the opening practice, turning a lap of 191.549 mph. Larson was next at 190.195, followed by defending Cup champion Kevin Har vick at 189.850. Speeds dropped off in the second session, led by Jeff Gordonâ€™s lap of 188.424. Edwards was further back but thereâ€™s no track he enjoys more than Atlanta, the site of his first career vic tory. He couldnâ€™t help but notice a photo in the media center of him beating Jimmie Johnson by just a few feet in that 2005 race. â€œThe picture is kind of hidden behind the coffee machine and the doughnuts,â€ he quipped, â€œbut that was a turning point in my life.â€ Echoing Larsonâ€™s comments, Edwards said this feels like another season opener. Restrictor-plate racing is basically pushing the pedal to the floor for 500 miles and hoping you avoid the inevitable wrecks that occur when the field is bunched together for long periods of time. The drivers will have more of a say in who pulls into Victory Lane in Atlanta. â€œItâ€™s a fast track with a lot of character,â€ Edwards said. â€œI could race here every week and be happy.â€ To make it safer, track officials announced plans to extend the SAFER foam barrier by 130 feet at the exit of pit road near Turn 1, in addition to installing a tire barrier along the inside wall of Turn 4. The move follows a hard crash at Daytona that left Kyle Busch with a broken right leg and left foot. During the Xfinity Series race, he slammed into a concrete wall that was unprotected by a SAFER barrier, forcing him to miss the biggest event of the year and putting him out of action indefinitely. Matt Crafton, a regular in the Truck series, took over the No. 18 car in the Daytona 500. David Ragan has been tapped to fill in for Busch at Atlanta and the next several weeks. Ragan was given permission by his regular team, Front Row Motorsports, to take over Buschâ€™s seat at Joe Gibbs Racing. Joe Nemechek was hired to replace Ragan in the No. 34 machine at Atlanta, which has 48 entries. Five drivers will be sent home after qualifying, putting the pressure on low-budget teams to make the 43-car field or possibly run out of money to carry on to future events. Uncertain of a full-season ride at Front Row because of sponsorship issues, Ragan jumped at the chance to race for one of the sportâ€™s top teams, even if itâ€™s just a tempo rary move while Busch recovers. â€œIâ€™m going to work hard to be a better driver and a great teammate the next several weeks,â€ Ragan said. â€œIâ€™m only going to be better when I get back in the 34 car later in the season.â€ SPRINT CUP from Page C1 been a good deal of interest shown in the position and he hopes to start interviewing candidates in the next two weeks and have the position filled within three weeks. â€œWe want to get this thing done as quickly as possible and be as thorough as we can before we make a decision,â€ he said. â€œThe big key is getting the right person for Chipola, a person that fits our community and college and what weâ€™re trying to get done here.â€ Chipola isnâ€™t the only Panhan dle Conference school looking for a new menâ€™s basketball coach, as Tallahassee is also searching for a replacement for the retiring Eddie Barnes. With two openings in one year in arguably the best and most competi tive juco basketball conference in the country, there is sure to be a great deal of interest from coaches around the nation. Those who have already made inquiries about Chipola, accord ing to Johnson, include former Division I head coaches, current juco head coaches, and assistats at the Division-I and juco levels. Johnson did say that he was look ing for someone with more college experience, which would be a depar ture from the last three menâ€™s bas ketball coaching searches when the Indians promoted young assistants to the head job. It worked brilliantly with Heiar, who now works as an assistant at Wichita State along with Jans, but Chipola hasnâ€™t been able to sustain consistent success since Heiar left in 2009 with the hires of Blake and his predecessor Jake Headrick. â€œThere are a lot of reasons why it happened that way for a few years,â€ Johnson said. â€œA lot of that was predi cated a little bit on budgetary issues and the money you wanted to pay, as well as feeling comfortable with what youâ€™re doing, having those guys on the staff already and not necessarily wanting to go through a search and everything that goes into that. â€œWe decided that we wanted to get someone this time with a little more college experience. If we get a guy who has been a head coach before, then thatâ€™s not a bad thing because heâ€™s dealt with all the paperwork and all the issues with kids that can hap pen during the year and knows how to deal with those things. But there are also guys who are assistant coaches who prove they can handle it like Greg Heiar did. Thereâ€™s really no right or wrong answer.â€ Chipolaâ€™s longest-tenured assistant coach is Brendan Foley, who has been with the school for three years. Johnson said that Foley, who is recruiting for the school and over seeing the current playersâ€™ academic responsibilities, would be considered in the search. CHIPOLA from Page C1 ANNOUNCEMENTS The News Herald will publish announce ments of area interest concerning meetings or events. Announcements, which must be dated and contain contact information, can be mailed to the Sports Department, P.O. Box 1940, Panama City, FL 32402, faxed to the Sports Department at 747-5097 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Events that require entry fees or registration costs that donâ€™t benefit charities or go toward the operating expenses of youth leagues or school booster clubs, or toward the purchase of trophies and awards are not eligible, and must run as an advertisement. Jackson E. Jones baseball The Jackson E. Jones Baseball League will have T-Ball, Coach Pitch, and baseball registration for youth ages 3-12 on Saturdays from 9-11 a.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, located at 705 East 14th Court in Panama City. The league also is look ing for sponsors and coaches for the upcoming season. Contact: Marvin Hughley 850-8962252 or Leon Miller 850-896-7491. Strides for Scholars The Bay Education Foundation will host Strides for Scholars, a 5K run/walk at 8 a.m. Feb. 28 starting at the walking park on 11th Street and Balboa Avenue in Panama City. Entry fee for runners is $25, $15 for walkers. Preregistration and race packet pickup is from 3-6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27 at 1311 Balboa Ave. All proceeds benefit the Foundationâ€™s Take Stock In Children Scholarship program. Contact: 767-4111 or www.bayeducationfoundation.org or active.com. Shaldera Track registration Shaldera Track summer youth track and field will have a one-day registration at Tommy Oliver Stadium from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 7. Ages 6-18 are eligible. Cost is $60. Spring conditioning begins March 30 and practices will be held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Jinks Middle School. Run ;for the Cookies 5K The fourth annual Run for the Cookies 5K and one-mile fun run will be held March 7 at Trinity Lutheran Church at 1001 W. 11th St. in Panama City. Register at www.active.com or www.gscfp.org Optimist Club golf tournament The Optimist Club of the Beaches will host its 10th annual Friend of Youth Golf Tourna ment Saturday, March 28 at Holiday Golf Course in Panama City Beach. Cost is $400 per team or $100 per player in a scramble format with menâ€™s and womenâ€™s divisions. Cash prizes of $500, $300 and $200 will be awarded to the first-, secondand thirdplace teams respectively. Twenty percent of the net proceeds will go to local Youth Cancer Care expenses and the remaining 80 per cent will fund an Optimist Club Junior Golf tournament on April 11. Scholarship (hole) and prize sponsorships also are available. Contact: 850-235-6299. The following is a list of area athletes now playing college basketball. All statistics and records are through Feb. 25, unless noted. Men Ty Baker (Malone), Chipola, So., 6-6, F â€” Averaged 9.8 points, 3.5 rebounds, and one steal per game for the Indians (10-19) while shooting 33.3 percent from the 3-point line. Jerodd Blount (Cottondale), LA Trade Tech, So., 6-4, G â€” Averaging 12.5 points and 3.4 rebounds on 48.5 percent shooting from the field, 31.5 percent from the 3-point line, and 81.6 percent from the free throw line for Trade Tech (5-22). Austin Boyd (Bethlehem), Faulkner State, Fr., 6-7, C â€” Averaging 1.2 points and 0.7 rebounds for the Sun Chiefs (22-6). Alex Hamilton (Bay, Chipley), Louisiana Tech, Jr., 6-4, 180, G â€” Averaging 15.9 points, 2.5 assists, 3.4 rebounds, and 1.9 steals per game while shooting 45.3 percent from the field, 30.5 percent from the 3-point line, and 73.8 percent from the free throw line for the Bulldogs (21-7). Jai Jencks (Rutherford), North Greenville, So., 6-8, 230, F â€” Averaging 3.9 points and 2.3 rebounds per game for the Crusaders (19-9). Carlos Morris (Apalachicola, Chipola), Minnesota, Jr., 6-5, 180, G â€” Averaging 11 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.2 assists, and 1.9 steals per game while shooting 45.2 percent from the field, 33.8 percent from the 3-point line, and 70.1 percent from the free throw line for the Gophers (16-12). Kruize Pinkins (Marianna, Chipola), San Francisco, Sr., 6-7, 215, F â€” Averaging 14.3 points and 5.3 rebounds while shooting 49.6 percent from the field and 42 percent from the 3-point line for the Dons (12-16). Zachary Reynolds (Gulf Coast), Northern Arizona, Jr., 6-9, 240, F â€” Averaging one point and 2.9 rebounds for the Lumberjacks (15-12). Jose Rodriguez (Gulf Coast), Texas Southern, Sr., 6-7, 215, F â€” Rodriguez is out for the season with a knee injury. Dylan Smith (Gulf Coast), Dalton State, Jr., 6-0, 180, G â€” Averaging 1.9 points and 0.4 rebounds for the Roadrunners (25-3). Jon Wade (Rutherford), Gulf Coast, So., 6-4, 187, G â€” Averaged 11.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and two assists while shooting 42.7 percent from the field and 72.5 percent from the free throw line for the Commodores (19-10). Chris Walker (Holmes County), Florida, So., 6-10, 220, F â€” Averaging 5.1 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 1.3 blocks while shooting 53.2 percent from the field for the Gators (13-15). KeKe Williamson (Rutherford), Pensacola State, Soph., 5-8, 145, G â€” Averaging 6.2 points, 2.9 assists, and 1.2 steals per game for the Pirates (18-11). Tommy Wade (Bay), North Greenville University, Fr., 6-6, 230, F â€” Averaging 3.9 points and 3.1 rebounds per game while shooting 51.1 percent from the field and 71.4 percent from the free throw line for the Crusaders (17-11). Khaliel Spearman (Rutherford), Gulf Coast, Fr., 6-2, 180, G â€” Redshirting this season. Alex Brown (Vernon), Louisiana-Monroe, Fr., 6-4, 185, G â€” Redshirting this season. Women JoJo Booker (Arnold), Gulf Coast, Fr., 5-10, F â€” Averaging 2.3 points and 2.7 rebounds for the Lady Commodores (19-9). Curteeona Brelove (Malone), VCU, Fr., 6-2, F â€” Averaging 1.8 points and 1.8 rebounds per game for the Rams (16-12). Khadijah Ellison (Chipola), ECU, Jr., 5-7, G â€” Averaging 1.8 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 1.5 steals for the Pirates (19-8). Destini Feagin (Gulf Coast), FIU, Jr., 5-10 G â€” Averaging 7.2 points, four rebounds, and 1.7 assists for the Panthers (3-23). Dominique Powell (Gulf Coast), Virginia Tech, Jr., 6-3, F â€” Averaging 2.2 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 0.9 blocks for the Hokies (10-18). Necole Sterling (Gulf Coast), Miami, Sr., 5-10, F â€” Averaging 6.6 points and 2.3 rebounds while shooting 34.7 percent from the 3-point line for the Hurricanes (18-9). Tamara Taylor (Gulf Coast), USF, Sr., 5-10, G â€” Averaging 8.1 points and 2.6 rebounds while shooting 40.7 percent from the field, 37.6 percent from the 3-point line, and 70.4 percent from the free throw linell for the Bulls (23-5). Alexis Ware (Mosley), South Carolina-Aiken, So., 5-10, G/F â€” Averaging 1.3 points, 0.5 rebounds, and 0.3 assists for the Pacers (17-11). Brianna Wright (Chipola), Memphis, Jr., 6-1, F â€” Averaging 7.6 points and 8.6 rebounds while shooting 49.4 percent from the field for the Tigers (13-14). Anyone with information on the whereabouts of other area athletes now playing college basketball is asked to call The News Herald at 747-5065 or email Dustin Kent at email@example.com. COLLEGE BASKETBALL PERISCOPE M INNESOTAâ€™S C ARLOS MORRIS
STAT SHEET Page C4 | The News Herald | Friday, February 27, 2015 LeBron scores 42, Cavaliers beat Warriors CLEVELAND â€” LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 on Thursday night for their 18th victory in 20 games. James added 11 rebounds, outplaying fellow MVP candidate Stephen Curry and leading Cleveland past the team with the NBAâ€™s best record for its 11th straight home victory. Curry scored 18 points, but had only six after the first quarter and was 5 of 17 from the field. David Lee led Golden State (44-11) with 19 points. NHL: Crawford, â€™Hawks blank Panthers SUNRISE â€” Corey Crawford earned his second shutout of the season in the Chicago Blackhawksâ€™ 3-0 win over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night. Brandon Saad and Teuvo Teravainen scored goals before Jonathan Toews added an empty-netter with 46.8 seconds left. Canadiens 5, Blue Jackets 2 COLUMBUS, Ohio â€” Carey Price made 25 saves to extend his franchise-best road winning streak to 10 games. P.K Subban had a goal and two assists, rookie Jacob De La Rose scored twice, Andrei Markov had a goal and an assist, and Max Pacioretty also scored. Montreal got its seventh win in 10 games and 11th in the last 13 on the road. Rangers 4, Coyotes 3 NEW YORK â€” Lee Stempniak broke a tie with 2:14 left, netting his second goal of the game, and Chris Kreider also scored twice. In sending the Coyotes to their eighth straight loss, Stempniak backhanded in a rebound of his own shot on the doorstep. That gave the Rangers their fourth consecutive win and 11th in 14 games (11-1-2). Sabres 6, Canucks 3 BUFFALO, N.Y. â€” Torrey Mitchell scored a pair of goals for Buffalo. It was Mitchellâ€™s first goal since Nov. 22, and his first multigoal night since March 23, 2011. Chris Stewart, Andrej Meszaros, Brian Flynn and Brian Gionta also scored for the Sabres, who were without their two leading scorers, Tyler Ennis and Zemgus Girgensons, due to injury. Television Auto racing 9 a.m. FS1 â€” NASCAR, XFINITY Series, practice for Hisense 250, at Hampton, Ga. 10:30 a.m. FS1 â€” NASCAR, XFINITY Series, nal practice for Hisense 250, at Hampton, Ga. Noon FS1 â€” NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for QuikTrip 500, at Hampton, Ga. 1:30 p.m. FS1 â€” NASCAR, Truck Series, nal practice for Hyundai Construction Equipment 200, at Hampton, Ga. 4:30 p.m. FS1 â€” NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for QuikTrip 500, at Hampton, Ga. Boxing 8 p.m. ESPN2 â€” Junior welterweights, Johnny Garcia (19-2-1) vs. Cletus Seldin (15-0-0), at Huntington, N.Y. 9:30 p.m. FS1 â€” Super bantamweights, Diego De La Hoya (8-0-0) vs. Manuel Roman (17-3-3); welterweights, Pablo Cesar Cano (28-4-1) vs. Juan Carlos Abreu (18-1-0), at Indio, Calif. Golf 1 p.m. GOLF â€” PGA Tour, The Honda Classic, second round, at Palm Beach Gardens Midnight GOLF â€” Honda LPGA Thailand, third round, at Chonburi 4:30 a.m. GOLF â€” European PGA Tour, Joburg Open, third round, at Johannesburg Menâ€™s college basketball 5 p.m. ESPNU â€” Siena at Quinnipiac 6 p.m. ESPN2 â€” Manhattan at Iona 7 p.m. ESPNU â€” Ohio at Akron 9 p.m. ESPNU â€” Valparaiso at Cleveland State Menâ€™s college hockey 6:30 p.m. NBCSN â€” Boston College at Notre Dame NBA 7 p.m. ESPN â€” Miami at New Orleans 9:30 p.m. ESPN â€” Oklahoma City at Portland Womenâ€™s college basketball 7:30 p.m. FS1 â€” Providence at Villanova Womenâ€™s college gymnastics 6 p.m. SEC â€” Kentucky vs. Florida 8 p.m. SEC â€” LSU vs. Alabama Ebro Schedule Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Parx 11:25 a.m.Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Derby Lane 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Greyhound simulcast: Jacksonville 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Parx 11:25 a.m. Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Aqueduct 12:20 p.m., Tampa Bay 11:30 a.m., Gulfstream 11:30 a.m.. Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Derby Lane 11:30 a.m., Jacksonville 11:30 a.m. Evening: Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m.,Jacksonville 6:30 p.m. Thursday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Tampa Bay 11:30 a.m., Gulfstream 11:30 a.m., Aqueduct 12:20 p.m., Santa Anita 3 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Greyhound simulcast: Derby Lane 6:30 p.m., Jacksonville 6:30 p.m. Friday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Tampa Bay 11:30 am., Gulfstream 11:30 a.m., Aqueduct 12:20 p.m., Santa Anita 3 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach 6 p.m. Derby Lane 6:30 p.m., Jacksonville 6:30 p.m., Sarasota 6:30 p.m. Saturday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Tampa Bay 11:30 a.m., Gulfstream 11:30 a.m., Aqueduct 12:20 p.m., Santa Anita 2:30 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Sarasota 11:30 a.m., Jacksonville 11:30 a.m., Derby Lane 11:30 a.m., Palm Beach noon. Evening: Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach 6 p.m., Jacksonville 6:30 p.m., Derby Lane 6:30 p.m., Sarasota 6:30 p.m. Sunday Matinee: Thoroughbred simulcast: Aqueduct 11:45 a.m., Tampa Bay 11:30 a.m., Gulfstream 11:30 p.m., Santa Anita 1 p.m. Greyhound simulcast: Palm Beach noon, Jacksonville 12:30 p.m. POKER ROOM â€“ (Ext. 180) Open 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. Monday through Friday and 24 hours on weekends and holidays. New Yearâ€™s schedule: Open 9 a.m. Monday to 3 a.m. Wednesday. LOCATION â€“ Intersection of State 79 and State 20. INFORMATION â€“ 234-3943. NBA Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 37 20 .649 â€” Brooklyn 23 32 .418 13 Boston 22 33 .400 14 Philadelphia 12 45 .211 25 New York 10 46 .179 26 Southeast Division W L Pct GB Atlanta 45 12 .789 â€” Washington 33 25 .569 12 Miami 25 31 .446 19 Charlotte 23 32 .418 21 Orlando 19 40 .322 27 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 37 22 .627 â€” Chicago 36 22 .621 Milwaukee 32 25 .561 4 Detroit 23 34 .404 13 Indiana 23 34 .404 13 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB Memphis 41 15 .732 â€” Houston 39 18 .684 2 Dallas 39 21 .650 4 San Antonio 34 23 .596 7 New Orleans 30 27 .526 11 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Portland 37 19 .661 â€” Oklahoma City 32 25 .561 5 Utah 21 35 .375 16 Denver 20 37 .351 17 Minnesota 13 43 .232 24 Pacic Division W L Pct GB Golden State 44 11 .800 â€” L.A. Clippers 37 21 .638 8 Phoenix 30 28 .517 15 Sacramento 20 35 .364 24 L.A. Lakers 15 41 .268 29 Wednesdayâ€™s Games Miami 93, Orlando 90, OT Atlanta 104, Dallas 87 Boston 115, New York 94 New Orleans 102, Brooklyn 96 Charlotte 98, Chicago 86 Milwaukee 104, Philadelphia 88 Minnesota 97, Washington 77 Houston 110, L.A. Clippers 105 Phoenix 110, Denver 96 L.A. Lakers 100, Utah 97 Sacramento 102, Memphis 90 Portland 111, San Antonio 95 Thursdayâ€™s Games Cleveland 110, Golden State 99 Oklahoma City at Phoenix, (n) Fridayâ€™s Games Washington at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Cleveland at Indiana, 6 p.m. Orlando at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m. Golden State at Toronto, 6:30 p.m. New York at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Charlotte at Boston, 6:30 p.m. Miami at New Orleans, 7 p.m. Minnesota at Chicago, 7 p.m. Brooklyn at Houston, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 7 p.m. Utah at Denver, 8 p.m. San Antonio at Sacramento, 9 p.m. Milwaukee at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at Portland, 9:30 p.m. College basketball Thursdayâ€™s menâ€™s scores EAST Bryant 77, CCSU 69 Delaware 58, Drexel 44 Robert Morris 91, Wagner 59 Sacred Heart 93, Fairleigh Dickinson 85 St. Francis (NY) 74, LIU Brook. 69, OT St. Francis (Pa.) 63, Mount St. Maryâ€™s 60 Temple 66, Houston 54 SOUTH Campbell 65, Winthrop 50 Chattanooga 86, VMI 82, 2OT E. Kentucky 63, Jacksonville St. 57 Elon 72, Northeastern 65 Furman 53, W. Carolina 49 Gardner-Webb 91, Charleston So. 81 Georgia Southern 77, App. St. 58 High Point 75, UNC Asheville 71 Liberty 80, Radford 69 N. Kentucky 78, Kennesaw St. 53 Presbyterian 80, Coastal Carolina 69 Southern Miss. 70, UTSA 66 The Citadel 74, ETSU 73 UNC Greensboro 81, Samford 67 UT-Martin 69, Tennessee St. 52 Vanderbilt 73, Tennessee 65 Wofford 76, Mercer 72 MIDWEST IUPUI 71, W. Illinois 66 Milwaukee 61, Wright St. 58 Minnesota 96, Michigan St. 90, OT N. Arizona 85, North Dakota 75 Nebraska-Omaha 73, IPFW 67 Ohio St. 81, Nebraska 57 UMKC 69, Utah Valley 50 SOUTHWEST Old Dominion 63, Rice 54 Oral Roberts 74, N. Dakota St. 58 Wednesdayâ€™s menâ€™s scores EAST Albany (NY) 67, UMBC 49 American U. 68, Navy 49 Boston U. 63, Army 57 Colgate 95, Lafayette 83 Davidson 60, Rhode Island 59 Duquesne 79, Saint Louis 66 Fordham 63, La Salle 48 G. Washington 69, St. Bonaventure 46 Hartford 63, Maine 60 Hofstra 73, Coll. of Charleston 40 Holy Cross 63, Loyola (Md.) 60 Lehigh 84, Bucknell 65 Saint Josephâ€™s 82, UMass 71 Stony Brook 75, Mass.-Lowell 60 Vermont 64, New Hampshire 49 SOUTH Duke 91, Virginia Tech 86, OT Georgia 76, Mississippi 72 Kentucky 74, Mississippi St. 56 Miami 81, Florida St. 77 North Florida 76, Florida Gulf Coast 62 Richmond 67, VCU 63, 2OT SC-Upstate 70, Lipscomb 47 Savannah St. 58, Bethune-Cookman 49 Stetson 70, Jacksonville 67 UConn 60, East Carolina 49 UNC Wilmington 74, James Madison 54 Virginia 70, Wake Forest 34 William & Mary 65, Towson 50 MIDWEST Baylor 79, Iowa St. 70 Butler 73, Marquette 52 Cincinnati 83, UCF 60 Dayton 76, George Mason 63 Denver 66, South Dakota 48 Detroit 63, Valparaiso 60 Illinois St. 73, S. Illinois 56 Iowa 68, Illinois 60 Loyola of Chicago 80, Drake 75, OT Missouri St. 80, Bradley 77, 3OT N. Illinois 84, Toledo 82 N. Iowa 68, Evansville 57 Northwestern 72, Indiana 65 Oakland 82, Youngstown St. 71 Wichita St. 63, Indiana St. 53 SOUTHWEST TCU 71, Texas Tech 54 Tulsa 76, Tulane 55 FAR WEST Air Force 75, Nevada 70 Colorado St. 72, San Jose St. 56 Fresno St. 64, Wyoming 59 Oregon 80, California 69 UCLA 88, Washington 66 Washington St. 70, Southern Cal 66 Thursdayâ€™s womenâ€™s scores EAST Albany (NY) 65, Hartford 50 Faireld 74, Iona 62 Maine 61, UMBC 41 Mass.-Lowell 72, Vermont 64 Monmouth (NJ) 84, Manhattan 67 Ohio St. 88, Penn St. 70 Quinnipiac 91, Rider 53 Rhode Island 68, Saint Louis 53 St. Peterâ€™s 66, Marist 58 Stony Brook 68, Binghamton 59 SOUTH App. St. 66, Georgia Southern 39 Charlotte 71, North Texas 46 Florida 53, Alabama 49 Florida St. 72, NC State 52 G. Washington 81, Richmond 69, OT Georgia Tech 71, Duke 62 La-Monroe 45, South Alabama 38 Louisville 77, Boston College 60 Marshall 74, FIU 50 Maryland 83, Indiana 72 Mississippi 58, LSU 57 New Orleans 68, Nicholls St. 63 North Carolina 72, Virginia 70 Northwestern St. 71, SE Louisiana 60 Old Dominion 83, Rice 68 South Carolina 69, Mississippi St. 50 Syracuse 60, Clemson 55 UNC Wilmington 71, Delaware 68, OT W. Kentucky 85, FAU 74 Wake Forest 60, Miami 59 Wm & Mary 84, Coll. of Charleston 55 MIDWEST Dayton 69, UMass 60 Green Bay 70, Oakland 55 N. Dakota St. 87, Denver 68 Northwestern 80, Rutgers 60 Notre Dame 87, Pittsburgh 59 S. Dakota St. 69, W. Illinois 49 South Dakota 69, IUPUI 53 Wright St. 74, Detroit 59 SOUTHWEST Cent. Arkansas 64, Sam Houston St. 56 Stephen F. Austin 58, Incarnate Word 44 Troy 75, Texas St. 59 UALR 56, Georgia St. 39 Womenâ€™s Top 25 fared Thursday 1. UConn (27-1) did not play. Next: vs. Memphis, Saturday. 2. South Carolina (27-1) beat No. 11 Mississippi State 69-50. Next: at No. 13 Kentucky, Sunday. 3. Baylor (26-2) did not play. Next: at Iowa State, Saturday. 4. Notre Dame (27-2) beat Pittsburgh 8759. Next: at N.C. State, Sunday. 5. Maryland (26-2) beat Indiana 83-72. Next: at No. 25 Northwestern, Sunday. 6. Tennessee (23-4) at Georgia. Next: vs. Vanderbilt, Sunday. 7. Oregon State (25-2) vs. No. 19 Stanford. Next: vs. California, Saturday. 8. Louisville (24-4) beat Boston College 77-60. Next: at Virginia, Sunday. 9. Florida State (26-3) beat N.C. State 72-52. Next: at Miami, Sunday. 10. Arizona State (24-4) did not play. Next: vs. Utah, Friday. 11. Mississippi State (25-5) lost to No. 2 South Carolina 69-50. Next: vs. Mississippi, Sunday. 12. Texas A&M (22-7) lost to Missouri 7069. Next: at LSU, Sunday. 13. Kentucky (20-8) beat Arkansas 56-51. Next: vs. No. 2 South Carolina, Sunday. 14. Princeton (25-0) did not play. Next: vs. Yale, Friday. 15. North Carolina (23-6) beat Virginia 72-70. Next: at No. 16 Duke, Sunday. 16. Duke (19-9) lost to Georgia Tech 71-62. Next: vs. No. 15 North Carolina, Sunday. 17. Iowa (22-6) beat Wisconsin 78-74. Next: vs. Minnesota, Sunday. 18. Chattanooga (25-3) did not play. Next: vs. ETSU, Saturday. 19. Stanford (20-8) at No. 7 Oregon State. Next: at Oregon, Sunday. 20. Rutgers (20-8) lost to No. 25 Northwestern 80-60. Next: vs. Indiana, Sunday. 21. Florida Gulf Coast (26-2) did not play. Next: vs. Jacksonville, Saturday. 22. George Washington (25-3) beat Richmond 81-69, OT. Next: vs. George Mason, Sunday. 23. Syracuse (21-8) beat Clemson 6055. Next: ACC tournament. 24. California (21-7) at Oregon. Next: Pac-12 tournament. 25. Northwestern (22-6) beat No. 20 Rutgers 80-60. Next: vs. No. 5 Maryland, Sunday. NHL Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Montreal 61 40 16 5 85 167 135 Tampa Bay 62 37 19 6 80 203 167 Detroit 59 33 15 11 77 173 154 Boston 60 29 22 9 67 158 158 Florida 61 26 22 13 65 145 172 Ottawa 58 25 23 10 60 166 161 Toronto 61 25 31 5 55 170 185 Buffalo 62 19 38 5 43 120 207 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y. Rangers 60 38 16 6 82 190 148 N.Y. Islanders 62 40 20 2 82 200 173 Pittsburgh 61 35 17 9 79 176 152 Washington 62 33 19 10 76 184 156 Philadelphia 62 26 25 11 63 164 181 New Jersey 61 25 27 9 59 137 161 Columbus 60 26 30 4 56 157 189 Carolina 59 22 30 7 51 134 159 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Nashville 61 41 13 7 89 186 143 St. Louis 61 39 18 4 82 190 152 Chicago 62 37 20 5 79 183 146 Winnipeg 63 31 20 12 74 174 170 Minnesota 60 31 22 7 69 169 158 Dallas 61 27 25 9 63 191 202 Colorado 61 26 24 11 63 161 175 Pacic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Anaheim 62 38 17 7 83 182 174 Vancouver 61 35 23 3 73 174 162 Los Angeles 59 29 18 12 70 162 152 Calgary 61 33 24 4 70 174 158 San Jose 61 30 23 8 68 171 174 Arizona 62 20 35 7 47 137 210 Edmonton 62 18 34 10 46 142 206 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Wednesdayâ€™s Games Calgary 3, New Jersey 1 Pittsburgh 4, Washington 3 Ottawa 3, Anaheim 0 Thursdayâ€™s Games St. Louis 2, Winnipeg 1, SO Buffalo 6, Vancouver 3 N.Y. Rangers 4, Arizona 3 Montreal 5, Columbus 2 Toronto 3, Philadelphia 2 Chicago 3, Florida 0 Minnesota at Nashville, (n) Ottawa at Los Angeles, (n) Detroit at San Jose, (n) Fridayâ€™s Games Boston at New Jersey, 6 p.m. Calgary at N.Y. Islanders, 6 p.m. Washington at Carolina, 6 p.m. Chicago at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m. Colorado at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Anaheim, 9 p.m. Golf The Honda Classic At PGA National Resort and Spa, The Champion Palm Beach Gardens Yardage: 7,140 Par 70 First Round Jim Herman 33-32 Brendan Steele 32-34 Padraig Harrington 34-33 Martin Flores 32-35 Patrick Reed 31-36 Daniel Berger 35-33 Scott Piercy 34-34 Martin Kaymer 34-34 Rory Sabbatini 36-32 S.J. Park 34-34 David Lingmerth 34-34 Jamie Donaldson 33-35 Ben Crane 34-35 Zach Johnson 35-34 Michael Thompson 35-34 Brendon de Jonge 34-35 Russell Knox 33-36 Luke Donald 36-33 Paul Casey 33-36 Thomas Bjorn 34-36 Nicholas Thompson 36-34 Sean Oâ€™Hair 32-38 Brian Harman 34-36 Rickie Fowler 36-34 Matt Every 35-35 Charles Howell III 36-34 Jason Kokrak 36-34 John Huh 35-35 Robert Garrigus 36-34 David Hearn 34-36 Lucas Glover 35-35 Ben Martin 34-36 Alex Cejka 34-36 Freddie Jacobson 36-34 Lee Westwood 36-35 Chad Campbell 35-36 Cameron Tringale 35-36 Colt Knost 35-36 Jeff Overton 34-37 David Toms 35-36 Chris Kirk 35-36 Ian Poulter 35-36 Ryan Palmer 34-37 Phil Mickelson 37-34 Keegan Bradley 35-36 Brian Davis 35-36 Y.E. Yang 35-36 Zac Blair 35-36 Joost Luiten 36-35 Daniel Summerhays 36-35 Jhonattan Vegas 35-36 Jason Dufner 33-38 D.A. Points 36-35 Jonas Blixt 36-35 Scott Stallings 35-36 Harris English 35-36 Scott Brown 34-37 William McGirt 37-34 Justin Thomas 36-35 Jon Curran 33-38 Spencer Levin 37-35 Danny Lee 38-34 Adam Hadwin 35-37 Sergio Garcia 33-39 Angel Cabrera 37-35 Carl Pettersson 37-35 Scott Langley 38-34 Tim Petrovic 36-36 Will MacKenzie 36-36 George McNeill 36-36 Luke Guthrie 34-38 Retief Goosen 37-35 Jerry Kelly 36-36 Robert Allenby 36-36 Erik Compton 32-40 Alex Prugh 36-36 Jamie Lovemark 36-36 Ryan Armour 31-41 Charlie Beljan 35-38 Jason Bohn 34-39 Nick Watney 35-38 Stewart Cink 35-38 Russell Henley 37-36 Victor Dubuisson 36-37 Kyle Reifers 34-39 Fabian Gomez 37-36 Scott Pinckney 38-35 Brian Stuard 37-36 Marc Leishman 35-38 Justin Hicks 34-39 Tim Wilkinson 36-37 Ken Duke 35-38 Camilo Villegas 35-38 Boo Weekley 38-35 Justin Rose 35-38 Robert Streb 35-38 Rory McIlroy 38-35 Francesco Molinari 33-40 Billy Hurley III 37-36 Stephen Gallacher 36-37 Andres Gonzales 35-38 Chad Collins 36-38 Ryo Ishikawa 39-35 Seung-Yul Noh 36-38 Derek Ernst 37-37 Graeme McDowell 35-39 Steve Wheatcroft 36-38 Jhared Hack 36-38 Vijay Singh 37-37 J.J. Henry 34-40 Ricky Barnes 39-35 John Peterson 37-37 Tony Finau 36-38 Kevin Kisner 36-38 Derek Fathauer 35-39 Max Homa 37-37 Wes Homan 35-39 Paul Scaletta 37-38 Graham DeLaet 36-39 Billy Horschel 38-37 Jim Renner 37-38 Shawn Stefani 37-38 Patrick Rodgers 35-40 Blayne Barber 39-36 Gonzalo Fdez-Castano 38-38 Chesson Hadley 38-38 Mark Wilson 40-36 Roberto Castro 36-40 Brice Garnett 37-39 Woody Austin 38-39 Carlos Ortiz 37-40 Ernie Els 38-39 Sang-Moon Bae 38-39 Dustin Johnson 38-39 Andrew Putnam 42-36 Andres Romero 38-40 Brooks Koepka 37-41 Hudson Swafford 38-41 Charl Schwartzel 37-42 Bo Van Pelt 40-39 Morgan Hoffmann 40-40 Mike Weir WD Chris Stroud WD Mark Hubbard DQ Honda LPGA Thailand At Siam Country Club (Pattaya Old Course) Chonburi, Thailand Yardage: 6,568 Par: 72 (36-36) a-amateur First Round Brittany Lang 34-32 Stacy Lewis 29-37 Yani Tseng 32-34 Ariya Jutanugarn 34-33 Mirim Lee 34-33 Suzann Pettersen 34-33 Lizette Salas 33-34 a-Budsabakorn Sukapan 34-33 Amy Yang 34-33 Caroline Hedwall 34-34 Cristie Kerr 36-32 Mo Martin 33-35 Lexi Thompson 35-33 Christina Kim 35-34 Mika Miyazato 34-35 Azahara Munoz 36-33 Paula Creamer 35-35 Shanshan Feng 34-36 Julieta Granada 34-36 Moriya Jutanugarn 36-34 Sei Young Kim 34-36 Jessica Korda 33-37 Caroline Masson 35-35 Hee Young Park 34-36 Inbee Park 36-34 Jenny Shin 35-35 Chella Choi 35-36 Na Yeon Choi 34-37 Sandra Gal 35-36 Mina Harigae 36-35 Karine Icher 36-35 Eun-Hee Ji 37-34 Meena Lee 35-36 Brittany Lincicome 36-35 Catriona Matthew 35-36 Ai Miyazato 35-36 Lee-Anne Pace 37-34 Thidapa Suwannapura 36-35 Line Vedel 38-33 Austin Ernst 36-36 Danielle Kang 36-36 Haeji Kang 35-37 Kim Kaufman 35-37 Hyo Joo Kim 39-33 Ilhee Lee 34-38 Mi Hyang Lee 36-36 Belen Mozo 36-36 Anna Nordqvist 36-36 Gerina Piller 34-38 Beatriz Recari 33-39 So Yeon Ryu 37-35 a-Paphangkorn Tavatanakit 36-36 Karrie Webb 37-35 Jodi Ewart Shadoff 36-37 Mi Jung Hur 37-36 Pernilla Lindberg 36-37 Haru Nomura 36-37 Angela Stanford 36-37 Michelle Wie 34-39 Cheyenne Woods 37-36 Joburg Open At Royal Johannesburg and Kensington GC Johannesburg First Round e-East Course: 7,677 yards, par-72 (37-35) w-West Course: 7,228 yards, par-71 (36-35) N. Henning, South Africa 29-33w -9 T. Van der Walt, S. Africa 33-30w -8 T. Moore, South Africa 30-33w -8 T. Pieters, Belgium 31-32w -8 G. Mulroy, South Africa 32-32w -7 J. Scrivener, Australia 34-30w -7 D. Burmester, S. Africa 32-30w -7 J. Campillo, Spain 35-30w -6 A. Curlewis, South Africa 34-31w -6 S. Dyson, England 32-33w -6 J. B. Hansen, Denmark 37-28w -6 S. Henry, Scotland 31-34w -6 A. Byeong-hun, S. Korea 32-33w -6 W. Coetsee, South Africa 34-32e -6 S. Hutsby, England 35-31e -6 B. Evans, England 34-33e -5 N. Fasth, Sweden 34-32w -5 T. Aiken, South Africa 34-33e -5 L. Roux Ferreira, S. Africa 32-34w -5 V. Riu, France 32-34w -5 P. Lawrie, Ireland 32-34w -5 S. Kim, USA 31-35w -5 R. Paratore, Italy 33-33w -5 G. Coetzee, South Africa 32-34w -5 J. Blaauw, South Africa 33-34e -5 D. Howell, England 32-34w -5 Tennis ATP World Tour Dubai Duty Free Championship At Dubai Tennis Stadium Dubai, United Arab Emirates Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Quarternals Borna Coric, Croatia, def. Andy Murray (3), Britain, 6-1, 6-3. Tomas Berdych (4), Czech Republic, def. Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2. Roger Federer (2), Switzerland, def. Richard Gasquet, France, 6-1, retired. Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Marsel Ilhan, Turkey, 6-1, 6-1. ATP World Tour Argentina Open At Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club Buenos Aires, Argentina Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Second Round Carlos Berlocq, Argentina, def. Fabio Fognini (4), Italy, 6-3, 6-0. Blaz Rola, Slovenia, def. Facundo Bagnis, Argentina, 6-2, 6-1. Nicolas Almagro, Spain, def. Albert Ramos-Vinolas, Spain, 6-3, 6-4. Abierto Mexicano Telcel At The Fairmont Acapulco Princess Acapulco, Mexico Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Quarternals Kevin Anderson (4), South Africa, def. Viktor Troicki, Serbia, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3. Kei Nishikori (1), Japan, def. Alexandr Dolgopolov (5), Ukraine, 6-4, 6-4. Women Quarternals Sesil Karatantcheva, Bulgaria, def. Monica Puig, Puerto Rico, 2-6, 7-6 (7), 6-4. College baseball Thursdayâ€™s scores SOUTH Kansas 15, Chicago St. 2 Selma at Lane, ppd. West Florida 15, Spring Hill 8 FAR WEST Oklahoma 7, BYU 6 Transactions BASEBALL American League OAKLAND ATHLETICS â€” Claimed RHP Chad Smith off waivers from Detroit. Placed RHP Taylor Thompson on the 60day DL. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association MIAMI HEAT â€” Signed F Michael Beasley to a 10-day contract. FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS â€” Re-signed OT Bradley Sowell to a one-year contract. Signed CB Damond Smith. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS â€” Released TE Anthony Fasano. SAN DIEGO CHARGERS â€” Terminated the contract of LB Jarret Johnson. TENNESSEE TITANS â€” Announced the retirement of OT Michael Roos. HOCKEY National Hockey League ARIZONA COYOTES â€” Recalled G Louis Domingue from Portland (AHL). Assigned G Mike McKenna to Portland. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS â€” Traded D T.J. Brennan to Toronto for F Spencer Abbott and assigned Abbott to Rockford (AHL). COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS â€” Traded RW Adam Cracknell to St. Louis for future considerations. MONTREAL CANADIENS â€” Reassigned F Stefan Fournier from Hamilton (AHL) to Wheeling (ECHL). NEW JERSEY DEVILS â€” Traded RW Jaromir Jagr to Florida for a 2015 secondround draft pick and a 2016 third-round draft pick. Area EVENTS In The BLEACHERS SPORTS Briefs On The AIR Juco baseball: Gulf Coast at Darton State, Albany, Ga., 2 p.m. Baseball: Bay at Arnold 6:30 p.m., Pensacola at Rutherford 6:30 p.m., Chipley at North Bay Haven 6 p.m., Mosley at Choctaw 6:30 p.m. Softball: Bozeman at Bay 6 p.m,, North Bay Haven at North Florida Christian 4 p.m., Florida/Alabama Challenge at Frank Brown Park
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A musical prodigy and her sisters reach for stardom. Cinderella () Whitney Houston, Brandy, Whoopi Goldberg. The Game COM 64 53 107 249 Harold & Kumar Escape Guantanamo Workaholics Futurama (:19) Futurama Futurama (:21) Futurama Nightly Show Daily Show South Park (:29) Tosh.0 DISC 36 39 182 278 Alaskan Bush People Alaskan Bush People Gold Rush â€œRogue Minerâ€ Gold Rush Gold Rush â€œRivers of Goldâ€ Gold Rush â€œFrozen Goldâ€ E! 63 57 114 236 Sex & the City Sex & the City Sex & the City Sex & the City Sex & the City Sex & the City The Princess Diaries () Julie Andrews. E! News (N) ESPN 9 23 140 206 SportsCenter (N) (L) Outside Lines NFL Insiders NFL Live (N) (L) Around/Horn Interruption SportsCenter (N) (L) NBA ESPN2 47 24 144 209 (12:00) First Take SportsNation (N) Questionable You Herd Me Olbermann (N) Questionable Around/Horn Interruption College Basketball FAM 59 65 180 311 The Middle The Middle Reba Reba Reba Reba Jerry Maguire () Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Renee Zellweger. 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American Pickers LIFE 56 56 108 252 Greyâ€™s Anatomy â€œSuperfreakâ€ Greyâ€™s Anatomy Bring It! â€œMiami Heat Is Backâ€ Bring It! â€œBucking in Bamaâ€ Bring It! Bring It! â€œBucking in Bamaâ€ SPIKE 28 48 241 241 Gangland â€œShoot to Killâ€ Gangland Cops Jail Cops Cops Cops Jail Cops Cops SUN 49 422 656 Womenâ€™s College Basketball Womenâ€™s College Basketball Auburn at Vanderbilt. Tampa Bay Rays Encore From Sept. 5, 2014. Inside HEAT HEAT Live! (N) SYFY 70 52 122 244 (12:00) Heebie Jeebies () Mothman () Jewel Staite, Connor Fox, Susie Abromeit. Scarecrow () Lacey Chabert, Robin Dunne, Nicole Muoz. Final Destination 3 () TBS 31 15 139 247 Family Guy King King King Friends Friends Friends Friends Seinfeld Seinfeld Seinfeld Seinfeld TCM 25 70 132 256 Lion in Winter 55 Days at Peking () Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven. (:15) The Emigrants () Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Eddie Axberg. TLC 37 40 183 280 Say Yes: ATL Say Yes: ATL Say Yes: ATL Say Yes: ATL Say Yes: ATL Say Yes: ATL Say Yes: ATL Say Yes: ATL Say Yes: ATL Say Yes: ATL Say Yes: ATL Say Yes: ATL TNT 29 54 138 245 Bones â€œThe Friend in Needâ€ Bones An eccentric new intern. Bones Castle â€œAnatomy of a Murderâ€ Castle XKâ€ Castle â€œAlmost Famousâ€ USA 62 55 105 242 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Law & Order: SVU Law & Order: SVU Law & Order: SVU Law & Order: SVU Modern Family Modern Family WGN-A 13 239 307 Blue Bloods â€œThanksgivingâ€ Blue Bloods Blue Bloods Blue Bloods â€œBlack and Blueâ€ Amer. Funniest Home Videos Amer. Funniest Home Videos FRIDAY EVENING C COMCAST W WOW! S1 DISH NETWORK S2 DIRECTV FEBRUARY 27 C W S1 S2 7 PM 7:30 8 PM 8:30 9 PM 9:30 10 PM 10:30 11 PM 11:30 12 AM 12:30 WJHG (7) 3 3 7 7 The Night Shift â€œRecoveryâ€ Dateline NBC Three connected deaths in a Texas town. (N) News Tonight Show-J. 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The Walking Dead Talking Dead Doomsday ANPL 46 69 184 282 Treehouse Masters Insane Pools: Deep End Treehouse Masters (N) Insane Pools: Deep End Treehouse Masters Treehouse Masters BET 53 46 124 329 The Game Keyshia Cole Itâ€™s a Mannâ€™s World Scandal â€œNo More Bloodâ€ Being Mary Jane The Wendy Williams Show (12:05) The Real (N) COM 64 53 107 249 The House Bunny () Anna Faris, Colin Hanks. The Rocker () Rainn Wilson, Christina Applegate, Josh Gad. (:37) Napoleon Dynamite () Jon Gries DISC 36 39 182 278 Gold Rush The Dirt (N) Gold Rush Reaching goals. (N) Gold Rush (N) (:05) Gold Rush (:05) Gold Rush (12:10) Gold Rush The Dirt E! 63 57 114 236 Evan Almighty () Steve Carell, Morgan Freeman. The Soup (N) The Soup E! News (N) Fashion Police The Soup Heâ€™s Just Not ESPN 9 23 140 206 NBA Basketball Miami Heat at New Orleans Pelicans. (N) (L) NBA Basketball Oklahoma City Thunder at Portland Trail Blazers. 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SYFY 70 52 122 244 (6:00) Final Destination 3 12 Monkeys â€œThe Keysâ€ (N) Helix â€œCross Pollinationâ€ (N) 12 Monkeys â€œThe Keysâ€ Helix â€œCross Pollinationâ€ Practical Magic () TBS 31 15 139 247 Big Bang Big Bang King of the Nerds (N) Blades of Glory () Will Ferrell, Jon Heder, Will Arnett. King of the Nerds Cougar Town Cougar Town TCM 25 70 132 256 Running on Empty () Christine Lahti, River Phoenix. (:15) Gandhi () Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen. A portrait of the man who led India to independence. Glory TLC 37 40 183 280 19 Kids-Count 19 Kids-Count Love; Lust Style by Jury Say Yes: ATL Say Yes: ATL Love; Lust Style by Jury Say Yes: ATL Say Yes: ATL (12:01) 19 Kids and Counting TNT 29 54 138 245 Cold Justice (N) The Taking of Pelham 123 () Denzel Washington. Cold Justice Hawaii Five-0 Hawaii Five-0 USA 62 55 105 242 Modern Family Modern Family Modern Family Modern Family Modern Family Modern Family Modern Family Making of Dig The Mechanic () Jason Statham, Ben Foster. 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DIVERSIONS A ces On BRIDGE: B obby W olff Cohabiting might not fit into boyfriendâ€™s values DEAR AMY: I am in a new relationship. We are very much in love and have similar values and relationship goals. I am 35 and have been living on my own for over 10 years. My boyfriend is 30 and has never lived on his own. He is Chinese-American and has said he still lives at home for cultural reasons. We have made the decision to move in together, but now we have run into problems. He is having a harder time adjusting to this change than I expected. I was practically thrown out the door as a young adult, encouraged strongly to build a life on my own. Therefore I lack the empathy needed to understand his point of view. He isnâ€™t moving across the country (like I did) â€” heâ€™s moving only 10 miles away! Iâ€™m hurt and think he no longer is excited about taking this step. I feel rejected and sad on the nights he chooses to sleep back at his home. What can we do to get through this? LON ELY A T HO ME DEAR L ON ELY: One very obvious answer is not to live together unless and until you get married. His core family values are actually quite different from yours, in that he was raised by people who belong to a culture where families often cohabit up to (and sometimes after) marriage. His parents might feel that his first priority and loyalty always must be to them â€” his partner will come second. This puts him in quite a bind. You are assuming that he must adjust to the typically independent American family structure, but have you done anything to adjust to his? Is he homesick for his parents, or is he facing emotionally charged pressure from them to be home (or a combination of both)? Have you gotten to know his folks, just 10 miles away? Have you invited them to your home for dinner, and have you spent time in their home? For your relationship to have longterm success, you both must develop empathy and acceptance. DEAR AMY: I was once in the situation of the â€œWeary Wife,â€ who could not persuade her husband to stop smoking cigars. In my case, I was furious because my husband would not wear a bike helmet, despite all the news articles about cyclists being killed when not wearing helmets. I actually took the same route Weary was considering to solve the problem. I sat him down at a calm time and told him our marriage was for better or worse, but NOT if the â€œworseâ€ was caused by a serious accident in which he was not wearing a helmet. I said I would divorce him, leave him to be cared for in a nice nursing home, and would be happy to visit him with my new husband. He figured out that this was really important to me, stomped around and didnâ€™t ride his bike for a year. But when he went back to riding, he was wearing a helmet. Twelve years ago someone stepped in front of him when he was on a bike path and he swerved and crashed headfirst into a tree. The helmet split in half, but he was fine. Control? Probably yes, but it did save his life and certainly made me happy. JUST A TH OUG H T DEAR T H OUG H T : You are brilliant. And a life saver. DEAR AMY: My heart went out to â€œOnly Daughter,â€ who was struggling to love her elderly mother. My mother had Alzheimerâ€™s. We were fortunate to find a book on difficulties of caregiving: â€œLove Never Sleeps: Living at Home with Alzheimerâ€™s,â€ by Mary Summer Rain (2002, Hampton Roads). One exceptional piece of advice kept us going. To paraphrase what became our mantra: â€œI can promise to keep you safe, but I canâ€™t promise to make you happy.â€ Of all the advice we got, this was the best. OLDE ST D A UG H T ER DEAR DA UG H T ER: Outstanding wisdom. SU DO KU Solution to 2/26/15 Rating: SILVER 2/27/15 2/28/15 Solution to 2/27/15 Rating: GOLD JANRIC CLASSIC SUDOKU Fill in the blank cells using numbers 1 to 9. Each number can appear only once in each row, level ranges from Bronze (easiest) to Silver to Gold (hardest). 2015 Janric Enterprises Dist. by creators.com JANRIC CLASSIC SUDOKU Fill in the blank cells using numbers 1 to 9. Each number can appear only once in each row, level ranges from Bronze (easiest) to Silver to Gold (hardest). 2015 Janric Enterprises Dist. by creators.com Creators FRIDAY, FEB. 27 ARIE S (March 21-April 19): Each person empowered to do their thing independently â€” thatâ€™s what works for you. T A U R US (April 20-May 20): When people fold their arms in front of their chest, it means they feel defensive. Itâ€™s a mild barrier, and when you see it, youâ€™ll work a little harder to get someone to open up. G EMI N I (May 21-June 21): Thereâ€™s only one like you; therefore, you neednâ€™t worry about saying something thatâ€™s never been said before. Even if you repeat someone elseâ€™s message, youâ€™ll personalize it. CA N CER (June 22-July 22): If you spend time following and studying your idols, it feels like you are loafing. Donâ€™t worry, this is how you get inspired. LE O (July 23-Aug. 22): The sun is in the process of setting just after it reaches its highest point in the sky. But those pretty colors splashed across the horizon only last a few minutes. It will be lucky, inspiring and love-attracting to watch the sunset. VIR GO (Aug. 23S ept. 22): Before you get discouraged, there are resources right under your nose that you havenâ€™t tapped yet. Think about who you know and who they know. LIBRA ( S ept. 23O ct. 23): You are so connected to a certain someone that you understand what each other needs without a verbal exchange. When you do talk, you can say everything without saying much. S C O RPI O ( O ct. 24N ov. 21): Truth be told, you donâ€™t always play to win. Sometimes itâ€™s more polite, fair or kind to let someone else win. Youâ€™ll assess todayâ€™s opponent with an open heart. S A G I TT ARI US ( N ov. 22-Dec. 21): If you interact with someone while he or she is in a bad mood, this person will associate you with this negative state of mind in the future. Thatâ€™s why, when you see a dark cloud, you should turn the other way. CAPRIC O R N (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Before you take advice, check credentials. Is your adviser using the same strategy and winning? You could waste a lot of time following the wrong person, so be careful! AQ U ARI US (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Your affable personality will attract many, and you donâ€™t have an unlimited amount of time for socializing. But you donâ€™t have to be friends with everyone to be friendly. PI S CE S (Feb. 19-March 20): Just as reading happens in a different part of the brain than TV watching, each event of the day touches your mind differently, thus shaping your creativity in a unique way. (Answers tomorrow) CLOUTGRIME QUENCH APPEAR Yesterdayâ€™s Jumbles: Answer: Sales of sports cars at the dealership were â€” ACCELERATING Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon. THAT SCRAMBLED WORD GAME by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words. LATVI BAMOM PRIYAT POLTEP 2015 Tribune Content Agency, LLC All Rights Reserved. Check out the new, free JUSTJUMBLE app Print your answer here: History TODAY Today is Friday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2015. There are 307 days left in the year. Highlight in history On Feb. 27, 1933, Germanyâ€™s parliament building, the Reichstag, was gutted by fire. Chancellor Adolf Hitler, blaming the Communists, used the fire to justify suspending civil liberties. On this date 1801 â€“ The District of Columbia was placed under the jurisdiction of Congress. 1911 â€“ Inventor Charles F. Kettering demonstrated his electric automobile starter in Detroit by starting a Cadillacâ€™s motor with just the press of a switch, instead of hand-cranking. 1922 â€“ The Supreme Court, in Leser v. Garnett, unanimously upheld the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which guaranteed the right of women to vote. 1951 â€“ The 22nd Amendment to the Constitution, limiting a president to two terms of office, was ratified. 1960 â€“ The U.S. Olympic hockey team defeated the Soviets, 3-2, at the Winter Games in Squaw Valley, California. 1982 â€“ Wayne Williams was found guilty of murdering two of the 28 young blacks whose bodies were found in the Atlanta area over a 22-month period. 1991 â€“ During Operation Desert Storm, President George H.W. Bush declared that â€œKuwait is liberated, Iraqâ€™s army is defeated.â€ 2010 â€“ In Chile, an 8.8 magnitude earthquake and tsunami killed 524 people, and left 200,000 homeless. Thought for today â€œHe that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.â€ â€” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (born this date 1807, died 1882) Y our HOROS C OPE: Holiday Mathis Page C6 | The News Herald | Friday, February 27, 2015 A Different Deal Every Day $15 $30 50% Send questions via email to askamy@ tribune.com or by mail to Ask Amy, Chicago Tribune, TT500, 435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611. Amy Dickinson Ask Amy
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Several to choose from! $15,488 Gary Fox 338-5257 Nissan Altima, 2012-2014, blue or white, low miles! Both in excellent condition! Call Victor 850-348-1038 Nissan Altima, 2012-2014, blue or white, low miles! Both in excellent condition! Call Victor 850-348-1038 Subaru Impreza WRX, 2011, only 55k miles! Too fast, too furious! Only $19,998! Call Chad Jenkins 850-250-6060 Suzuki Forenza, 2008, Great MPG! Only 59k miles! Wonâ€™t last! Only $6998! Call Todd 252-3234 MLBâ€™s oldest player canâ€™t relate to todayâ€™s youth SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) â€” When Rockies closer LaTroy Hawkins was drafted in 1991, Col orado Gold Glove third baseman Nolan Arenado was two months old. Right-hander Eddie Butler was also still in diapers. â€œItâ€™s crazy,â€ Butler said. â€œThe guyâ€™s got a career thatâ€™s lasted my life span.â€ Now 42 and the oldest player in the majors, Hawkins is preparing for his final season before retire ment. Heâ€™s seen a lot, playing for 10 of 30 teams in the big leagues. Heâ€™s gone from starter to reliever. His debut came a year after the 1994 strike, and heâ€™s lasted through the steroids era to todayâ€™s game filled with millennials. â€œI think weâ€™re into the genera tion where everybody gets a tro phy. And those guys are getting to the big leagues now,â€ Hawkins said. â€œI know Iâ€™m going to take some heat about it, but Iâ€™m telling you what I know.â€ Hawkins may have trouble relating to todayâ€™s youth, but he can still get them out. The righthander remains a lean, fit 6-foot-5 and 220 pounds. Hawkins, who announced in December that this would be his final season, saved 23 games a year ago and became the 16th pitcher in major league history to reach 1,000 appearances. â€œThat was a big goal of mine,â€ Hawkins said. â€œJust looking at the guys that are on that list. Iâ€™ve never made an All-Star team. Iâ€™ve played in one World Series. There are a lot of things I havenâ€™t done in the game. And thatâ€™s one of the things I have.â€ Hawkins was the third-oldest player in baseball a year ago. But then Jason Giambi (44) announced his retirement, while Raul Ibanez (42) is also no longer in the game. Hawkins, who has 124 career saves, thinks simplicity is the key to his longevity. â€œI have nice, easy mechanics,â€ Hawkins said. â€œIâ€™m not a drop, drive and a screamer. I donâ€™t have body parts going everywhere. My mechanics arenâ€™t violent.â€ Save for shoulder surgery in 2010, Hawkins has stayed healthy since making his major league debut with Minnesota in 1995. It must be because heâ€™s a workout freak, right? â€œI didnâ€™t start working out until 2000,â€ Hawkins said. â€œBefore then all I did was play basketball in the offseason. I was under the impres sion that if you were in basketball shape, you were in everythingelse shape.â€ Even his good diet was a rela tively recent conversion. â€œI started eating healthy prob ably about â€™06,maybe?â€ Hawkins said â€œI was just looking at all the fast foods and started doing research on what causes heart attacks. And just looking around. Thereâ€™s a lot of overweight people in the world.â€ Hawkins notices the aches and pains take longer to go away these days. That and the pulls of family are the reasons heâ€™ll step away after 2015. But his arm remains strong. He still throws in the mid-90s, and Rockies manager Walt Weiss plans to make only minimal adjustments to his role as closer. Hawkins needs 36 appear ances to move into the top-10 in MLB history. â€œThere will be days when Iâ€™ll just say, â€˜Youâ€™re not pitching today,â€™ And weâ€™ll designate somebody else to finish the game,â€ Weiss said. â€œThere will be days like that. But heâ€™s still in tremendous shape. His arm still rebounds very well. So I think heâ€™ll be able to go to the post quite a bit.â€ ROCKIES PITCHE R LA TR OY H AWKINS not going to let that hap pen to him, probably never again.â€ The Cardinals twice tagged Kershaw in the 2013 NL Championship Series, then did it again in last yearâ€™s NL Division Series. â€œIf somebody had told me that anybody would beat Clayton twice in one series, I would have said â€˜No way,â€™ â€ Koufax said. â€œI prob ably would have cursed and then said No way.â€™ But, you know, it happens.â€ Kershaw is 1-5 with a 5.12 ERA in the post season. Koufax was 4-3 despite a sparkling 0.95 ERA, and twice was the World Series MVP for the Dodgers. Kershaw, who has often been compared to Koufax, hinted early in camp that he is more motivated than ever to get beyond his postsea son futility. In accepting the NL MVP at the baseball writersâ€™ din ner in New York on Jan. 24, he concluded by thanking the Cardinals for reminding him â€œyouâ€™re never as good as you think are.â€ Koufax applauded him for that line. But he also expects the 26-year-old Ker shaw to approach the 2015 season the same way heâ€™s always done. â€œI think he always has that fire burning,â€ said Kou fax, who plans to be in camp until their exhibition games begin Wednesday against the White Sox. â€œHeâ€™s a great competi tor. Will there be any extra? I hope not. Extra might destroy him,â€ he said. KERSHAW from Page C1 BASEBALL BRIEFS AP source: K -Rod, Brewers agree to deal PHOENIX â€” Francisco Rodriguez will be jogging out of the bullpen again for the Milwaukee Brewers. The closer and the Brewers agreed Thursday to a $13 million, two-year contract, a deal subject to the successful completion of a physical. The 33-year-old Rodriguez revived his career last season, when he converted 44 of 49 save chances. Rodriguez went 5-5 with a 3.04 ERA, with 73 strikeouts and 14 home runs allowed in 68 innings. Natsâ€™ W erth still rehabbing from surgery VIERA â€” The Washington Nationalsâ€™ Jayson Werth is back on the field, just not 100 percent yet. Werth participated in outfield drills Thursday during the Nationalsâ€™ first full-squad workout Thursday. But the left fielder was generally limited as he recovers from offseason shoulder surgery. Still, the fact Werth was with his teammates instead of hanging out with the trainers spoke volumes for manager Matt Williams. Marlinsâ€™ Stanton faces live pitches JUPITER â€” Giancarlo Stanton saw his first live pitches since his beaning back in September. The Miami Marlins will have to wait at least one more day to watch Stanton take his first swing. While other members of his hitting group swung freely Thursday during the Miamiâ€™s first live batting practice sessions of the spring, Stanton â€” wearing a traditional-style batting helmet â€” tracked all 10 pitches he saw, five from Henderson Alvarez and five from Brad Hand, into the catcherâ€™s mitt. He never considered swinging, not even at strikes. Stanton said he didnâ€™t experience any anxiety stepping into the box for the first time since a Mike Fiers fastball broke his orbital bone and damaged five teeth on Sept. 12, prematurely ending the young sluggerâ€™s season. Blue Jays sign LHP Johan Santana DUNEDIN â€” The Toronto Blue Jays have signed two-time Cy Young winner Johan Santana to a minor league contract, hoping the former ace can make it back to the majors. The Blue Jays announced the deal Thursday and invited him to big league spring training. Santana turns 36 in March. He last pitched in the majors in 2012 with the New York Mets and has undergone two operations on his left shoulder in recent years. The four-time All-Star won AL Cy Young Awards with Minnesota in 2004 and 2006. He pitched the only no-hitter in Metsâ€™ history and is 139-78 lifetime with a 3.20 ERA. Page C8 | The News Herald | Friday, February 27, 2015 SPORTS/CLASSIFIED
CLASSIFIEDSFriday, February 27, 2015 | The News Herald | Page C9 1136422 1134932 SE HABLA ESPANOLPASAPORTE OK NO CREDITO OK TROCAS/CARROS/SU V $300 ALMES EJEMPLOS: 02 Chevy Silverado 03 Chevy Silverado 02 Monte Carlo 04 Ford F150 02 Nissan Sentra PLUS 75 MORE DAYLIGHTAUTO FINANCING 2816 WESTHWY 98 PANAMACITY, FLORIDA32401 9 AM TO 9 PM 850-215-1769 Suzuki Kizashi, 2011, local trade, non-smoker, tan lthr, sunroof, auto, alloys, htd seats, All the features! Only 29k miles! Under warranty! $13,888 Gary Fox 338-5257 Suzuki Reno, 2008, 5dr, local trade, auto, all pwr, only 60k miles! Great on Gas! Hurry, $5998! Gary Fox 338-5257 Suzuki Reno, 2008, 5dr, local trade, auto, all pwr, only 60k miles! Great on Gas! Hurry, $5998! Gary Fox 338-5257 Tax Time, Tax Time, TAX TIME! Over 200 pre-owner vehicles in stock! Call Chad Jenkins 850-250-6060 Toyota Camry . 2012; 4dr, 4cyl auto., New body style, power windows, power locks, fog lights, cruise, am/fm/cd. Only 25k mi. Toyota factory warranty. Clean carfax. NADA value $17,200 Selling price $13,995 850-265-3535 BAY DLR txt FL12299 to 56654 Toyota Corolla LE, Â‘14, Â“ECO,Â” must see, $17,994. Call 850-250-5981. Toyota Corolla, 2013, low miles, GREAT MPG!! Lots of financing options! Great first car! Call Chad Jenkins 850-250-6060 Toyota Corolla, 2013, low miles, GREAT MPG!! Lots of financing options! Bluetooth, cruise, pwr w/l/m, auto. Nice car! Several to choose from! Call Tony Smith 850-851-6069 Toyota Matrix XR, Â‘08, 5-door, auto, must see, $7,992! Call 850-250-5981. Toyota Matrix, Â‘09, auto, only 11k miles, $13,994! Call 850-250-5981. Toyota Scion xB, 2010, only 75k miles, local trade, Only $12,998! Call Todd 252-3234 VW Passat, 2005, silver, Great car! Only $6998! Call Peter 850-586-4640 Toyota Solara Convertible 2005; SLE V6 automatic. New body style, All power. Leather. Pearl white with black top. Beautiful car! Only 38k mi. $11,000 850-265-3535 BAY txt FL12301 to 56654 Volkswagon Super Beetle 1973Classic!1973 Super Beetle, rebuilt engine, runs good, rides good. Asking $10, 000 or best offer. Call 850-814-8705 txt FL14518 to 56654 $875 DownFord Explorer 03. 0% interest. $5900 9a-9p. Daylight Auto Fin. 850-215-1769 DLR Chevy Equinox LT, Â‘11, auto, power options, $15,993! Call 850-250-5981 Chevy Suburban 4x4 LTZ, 2007, LOADED! Priced to move! Call Tim 532-1959 Chevy Suburban LTZ, 2008, SUPER SUPER CLEAN! LOADED! Fresh trade! Hurry, only $20,998! Call Todd 252-3234 Chevy Suburban LTZ, 2010, black, LOADED! Only $19,998! Call Peter 850-586-4640 Chevy Suburban, 2010, Great condition! Local trade. Only $14,988! Cal Todd 252-3234 Chevy Traverse LT, 2011, 1 owner, dk blue, non-smoker, auto, all pwr, 3rd row, alloys, CD, only 50k miles! Beautiful SUV! Hurry, Only $17,688! Gary Fox 338-5257 Ford Explorer XLT, Â‘07, auto, V6, must see, $8,994! Call 850-250-5981. GMC Acadia, Â‘13, Certified, sunroof, leather, loaded, $39,991! Call 850-250-5981. GMC Sierra SLT, 2001, ext cab, 4x4, lthr, tow pkge, tool box, Super clean! $7995 Call Pat Collins 624-0648 Jeep Cherokee, Â‘14, local trade, like new, $21,995! Call 850-250-5981. Hummer H2, 2003, local trade, blk/blk, auto, chrome wheels, all the options, sunroof, step rails, And much much more! Beautiful SUV! $14,888 Gary Fox 338-5257 Jeep Patriot, 2014, low miles! Tax season special! Call Tim 532-1959 Jeep Wrangler Sport, 2004, black, manual, soft top. $8998 Call Peter 850-586-4640 Nissan Murano, Â‘12, heated leather seats, moonroof, $24,991! Call 850-250-5981. Nissan Xterra S, Â‘12, auto, V6, 24k miles, $19,993! Call 850-250-5981. Ten Pre-Owned Jeep Wranglers in stock, right now! 2004-2014 Just in time for Spring! Call Chad Jenkins 850-250-6060 Toyota FJ Cruiser, Â‘11, 4WD, iPod/iPhone integration, nice, $30,991! Call 850-250-5981.
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Call (850)-890-0381 txt FL13997 to 56654 45531 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2014-1249-CP IN RE: ESTATE OF BASSAM ABBASI, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Bassam Abbasi, deceased, whose was found dead on November 5, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for Bay County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 300 East 4th Street, Panama City, Florida 32401. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representativeÂ’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedentÂ’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 decedentÂ’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 DECEDENTÂ’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is February 20, 2015. Personal Representative: Nadia Aarab 8700 Front Beach Road Apt. 2202 Panama City Beach, FL 32407 Attorney for Personal Representative: Angela N. Warren FL Bar No.: 0728632 Pope & Barloga, P.A. 736 Jenks Ave. Panama City, FL 32401 (850) 784-9174 firstname.lastname@example.org m tprater@popebarloga. com February 20, 27, 2015 45520 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Florida Department of Transportation Project Technical & Price Proposals will be received by the District Three Headquarters until 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, for Proposal ID E3040-RO . This is a Performance Based, Lump Sum, Asset Maintenance Contract for Jefferson, Wakulla, Liberty, Franklin, and Gulf Counties. This contract requires the inspection, management and performance of the maintenance of all components of the transportation facility along all state highways and associated facilities. Complete advertisement information for this project is available on our website at http://www.dot.state.fl. us/contractsadminist rationdistrict3/Asset% 20Maintenance/Asset Maintenance.shtm or by calling (850) 3301363. Pub: Feb. 20, 27, 2015 45541 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2015-81-CP Division______ IN RE: ESTATE OF JANICE LYNN LINTZ Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Janice Lynn Lintz, deceased, whose date of death was December 8, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for Bay County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 2269, Panama City, FL 32402. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representativeÂ’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedentÂ’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 decedentÂ’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 DECEDENTÂ’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is February 20, 2015. Personal Representative: Wendy K. Walker 13065 Big Indian Road Callisburg, TX 76240 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Miranda Simpson Yancey J. MARK FISHER Florida Bar No. 494992 BENTLEY M. FISHER Florida Bar No. 96791 MIRANDA SIMPSON YANCEY Florida Bar No. 101964 Attorneys for Petitioner Law Office of J. Mark Fisher, P.A. 181 Eglin Parkway NE Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 (850) 244-8989 jmark@jmarkfisher. com miranda@jmarkfisher. com February 20, 27, 2015 45555 NOTICE Notice is hereby given by the City Council of the City of Panama City Beach, Florida, (Â“CityÂ”) and Ex-Officio the Panama City Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (Â“CRAÂ”), that it intends to consider the authorization and sale of its not to exceed $43,500,000 Refunding Revenue Bond (Front Beach Road Project), Series 2015 (the Â“2015 BondÂ”), in furtherance of the Front Beach Road Community Redevelopment Plan and pursuant to that certain Master Bond Resolution 02-30 adopted June 20, 2002, which has been validated and confirmed by Final Judgment in the case of City of Panama City Beach, et al., vs. State of Florida, et al., 14th Judicial Circuit, Case No. 03-1849 (2003), as amended and restated by Resolution No. 06-60 adopted August 16, 2006. A resolution authorizing the issuance and delegating the award of the Series 2015 Bond will be considered for adoption at the public hearing which is the subject of this notice. The purpose of the 2015 Bond is to realize interest savings for the City and the CRA by refunding a portion of the currently outstanding Series 2006 Bonds issued pursuant to Resolution No. 06-60 and pay the costs of issuance of the 2015 Bond. Such notice has also been provided by registered mail to each required taxing authority in compliance with section 163.346, Florida Statutes. The Front Beach Road Community Redevelopment Plan is intended to serve as a framework for guiding development and redevelopment of the Front Beach Road Community Redevelopment Area. The Plan focuses upon correction of transportation, parking, beach access, safety and utility issues and related capital improvements. A public hearing will be held at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, March 12, 2015, at City Hall, 110 South Arnold Road, Panama City Beach, Florida 32413, for the purpose of receiving public comment on such proposed actions by the City Council, and Ex-Officio the Panama City Beach Community Redevelopment Agency. All interested persons desiring to be heard on the adoption are invited to be present at the meeting. A copy of Resolution 02-30, the Front Beach Road Community Redevelopment Plan, the Front Beach Road Community Redevelopment Trust Fund Ordinance, Resolution 06-60, and the proposed resolution authorizing the issuance and awarding the delegated sale of the 2015 Bond, and providing other matters in connection therewith, all in furtherance of the Front Beach Road Community Redevelopment Plan, are also available for inspection at the office of the City Clerk at City Hall. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered, such person will need a record of the proceedings and may need to ensure that a verbatim record is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be made. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the City ClerkÂ’s office at 850/233-5100 at least two days prior to the date of the hearing. If you are hearing or speech impaired, and you possess TDD equipment, you may contact the City Clerk using the Florida Dual Party Relay system which can be reached at (800) 955-8770 (Voice) or (800) 955-8771 (TDD). HOLLY J. WHITE, CITY CLERK PANAMA CITY BEACH, FLORIDA, EX-OFFICIO CLERK TO THE PANAMA CITY BEACH COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY Pub: February 27, 2015 97374 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 14TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.14000672CA WELLS FARGO BANK, NA., AS TRUSTEE, FOR THE CERTIFICATE HOLDERS OF ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-WCW2; Plaintiff, vs. SHANE BEGOS HARNEY, ET.AL. Defendants NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 2, 2015, in the abovestyled cause. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at http://www .bay .realforeclose.co m , on June 2, 2015, the following described property: LOTS 16 AND 17, BLOCK Â“DÂ”, GULF HIGHLANDS, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOKS, PAGE 79, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA.. Property Address: 110 JEANETTE AVENUE, PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL 32413 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850)747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. WITNESS my hand on 2nd day of February, 2015. Bill Kinsaul Clerk of Circuit Court By; Kenia Martir Deputy Clerk MARINOSCI LAW GROUP, P.C. Attorney for the Plaintiff 100 WEST CYPRESS CREEK RD, STE 1045 FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33309 Phone: (954)644-8704; Fax: (954)772-9601 ServiceFL@mIg defaultlaw .co m; ServiceFL2@ mlg defaultlaw .com File No. 14-02348 February 20, 27, 2015 45585 PUBLIC NOTICE The Gulf Coast State College District Board of Trustees will hold a workshop. Contact person for the workshop is Dr. John Holdnak, President, Gulf Coast State College. WHEN: 4 p.m., March 3, 2015 WHERE: Room 303, Advanced Technology Center, Gulf Coast State College PURPOSE: Workshop to discuss Master Planning, accreditation related issues, and Strategic Planning Pub: March 27, 2015 97458 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 15-CP-103 IN RE: ESTATE OF MARIA DOMENICA WOOD A/K/A MARIA DEVITOWOOD Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARIA DOMENICA WOOD A/K/A MARIA DEVITOWOOD, deceased, whose date of death was December 31, 2013; File Number 15-CP-103, is pending in the Circuit Court for Bay County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Post Office Box 2269, Panama City, FL 34202. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representativeÂ’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedentÂ’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 decedentÂ’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTÂ’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is: February 20, 2015. Personal Representative ANDREW P. DEVITO 230 Tupelo Road Naples, FL 34108 Derek B. Alvarez, Esq. FBN: 114278 DBA@GendersAlvarez.co m Anthony F. Diecidue, Esq. -FBN: 146528 AFD@GendersAlvarez.co m Whitney C. Miranda, Esq. -FBN 65928 WCM@GendersAlvarez.co m GENDERS | ALVAREZ | DIECIDUE, P.A. 2307 W Cleveland St Tampa, Florida 33609 Phone: (813) 254-4744 Fax: (813) 254-5222 Eservice for all attorneys listed above: GADeservice@GendersA lvarez.com February 20, 27, 2017 97462NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALEProperty of the following tenants will be sold for cash to satisfy rental items in accordance with Florida Statutes, Self Storage Act, Section 83.801 et seq. All items will be sold or otherwise disposed. Sale will be conducted at Bay Mini Storage, 1816 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32408 on March 17, 2015 at 9:00 AM. All goods will be sold in Â“AS ISÂ” condition, all items or spaces may not be available at time of sale. Unit #/Name/Items: #31 Linda Mitchell Household #509 Linda Mitchell Household #542 Linda Mitchell Household #134 Tonya Johnson Household Feb. 27, March 6, 2015 97460 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.:14001172CA PHH MORTGAGE CORPORATION VS. LAQUITA R. GARDNER A/K/A RENEE GARDNER A/K/A LAQUITA RENEE NANCE, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO:LAQUITA R. GARDNER A/K/A RENEE GARDNER A/K/A LAQUITA RENEE NANCE RESIDENT: Unknown LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 194 CRANE STREET, PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL 32413-2946 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in BAY County, Florida: All of Lot 1 and the West 30 feet of Lot 2, Block 10, Bid-A-Wee Beach First Addition according to plat on file in the office of the Clerk of Circuit Court of Bay County, Florida in Plat Book 9 at Page 50. Also an undivided 1/189th interest in the Northerly 3 feet of Lot 6, Block L of Bid-A-Wee Subdivision as per plat of same recorded in the Office of the Circuit Court of Bay County, Florida. has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy to your written defenses, if any, to this action on Phelan Hallinan Diamond & Jones, PLC, attorneys for plaintiff, whose address is 2727 West Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, and file the original with the Clerk of the Court, within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, either before or immediately thereafter, otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. Bill Kinsaul Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Jennifer Sullivan Deputy Clerk of Court Movant counsel certifies that a bona fide effort to resolve this matter on the motion noticed has been made or that, because of time consideration, such effort has not yet been made but will be made prior to the scheduled hearing. Persons with a disability needing special accommodation in order to access court facilities or participate in a court proceeding at any courthouse or court program, should within two (2) days of receipt of notice, contact Court Administration to request such an accommodation. Please contact the following: Court Administration P.O. Box 1089 Panama City, Florida 32402 Phone: 850-747-5327 Hearing & Voice Impaired: 1-800-9558771 Email: AD A Request@jud14.flcourts. org PH# 46933 February 20, 27, 2015 Legal# 96630 IN THE JUVENILE COURT FOR THE CITY OF BRISTOL, TENNESSEE No. BCJ-15012 STATE OF TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDRENÂ’S SERVICES, PETITIONER vs. Katina Walker 4810 W Highway 98 Panama City, FL 32401 Garrison Price 1101 Nottingham Dr. Greeneville, OH 45331 Tracy Zane Walker Norton, VA RESPONDENTS IN THE MATTER OF: T.M.Z.W. (d.o.b. 3-242001) A Child Under Eighteen (18) Years of Age NOTICE KATINA WALKER The State of Tennessee, Department of ChildrenÂ’s Services, has filed a petition against you seeking to terminate forever your parental rights to T.M.Z.W. It appears that ordinary process of law cannot be served upon you because your whereabouts are unknown. You are hereby ORDERED to appear in the Juvenile Court for the city of Bristol, Tennessee at on the 27th day of May, 2015, at 1:00 oÂ’clock P.M. to personally answer the Petition for Termination of Parental Rights. Failing to appear for the hearing on this date and time, without good cause, pursuant to Rule 39(c)(3) of the Tenn. R. Juv. P. will result in the loss of your right to contest the petition to terminate your parental rights to the child listed above. You may view and obtain a copy of the Petition and any other subsequently filed legal documents at the Bristol City Juvenile Court ClerkÂ’s Office, Bristol, Tennessee. Entered this 27th day of October, 2014. Honorable Randy M. Kennedy Juvenile Court Judge Approved for Entry: Tara C. Thomas, BPR#26025 Attorney for the Ten97464 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.15-000157CA IN RE: FORFEITURE OF: 2008 Dodge Ram Partial Vin#...8S624850 Jason Thompson and Kristi Thompson Owner/Claimant NOTICE OF FORFEITURE PROCEEDINGS TO ALL PERSONS OR ENTITIES HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY which was seized on January 28, 2015, in Bay County, Florida by the Panama City Police Department, who presently has custody of it. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for forfeiture has been filed against the above described property and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Robert D. Sale, Attorney for the Panama City Police Department, whose address is P.O. Box 426, 602 Harrison Avenue, Suite 1, Panama City, Florida 32402, on or before twenty (20) days from date of first publication of this Notice and file with the Clerk of this Court either before service on attorney for the Panama City Police Department or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. SALE LAW FIRM, P.A. Robert D. Sale P. O. Box 426 Panama City, FL 32402 FL Bar #0044725 Phone: (850)763-7311 E-mail: robertsale@ knology .net ATTORNEY FOR PANAMA CITY POLICE DEPT. February 20, 27, 2015 97470PUBLIC NOTICEEffective on February 20, 2015 Dr. Michael Adams will be leaving the area. Any patients who have been treated by Dr. Adams can continue their treatment with Dr. Michael McCormick or receive their records from him at 2202 State Avenue, Suite 300, Panama City, FL 32405. Pub: Feb. 20, 27, 2015 March 6, 13, 2015
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Coconut Creek Mini-Golf & Gran Maze. 9807 Front Beach Rd. Web ID#: 34314087 EngineeringLicensed Chief EngineerMonday-Friday, vacatin and holidays. Local work in Panama City, FL. Send resume and salary requirements to: 390 South Tyndall Parkway, PO Box 289 Panama City, FL 32404 Web ID#: 34312939 Food Svs/HospitalityAqua Front Desk Agent2 yrs. experience hospitality or banking as Front Desk Agent or Bank Teller a plus; Qualified applicant must possess excellent communication, customer service and computer skills. Hrly plus commission. Benefit pkg: Life, Medical, Dental, Vision. Interested applicants should apply 10:00 AM -4:00 PM 15625 Front Beach Rd Panama City Bch, Fla. 32413 Web ID#: 34314322 Food Svs/HospitalityReservationistPart time only. 20 hrs. Afternoons & weekends Pay based on experience. Apply at JoniÂ’s Beach Rentals at 1800 Thomas Dr. Web Id # 34314170 Text FL14170 to 56654 HospitalityHousekeeping, Maintenance & Front DeskCasa Blanca Resort850-234-5245 EOE / DFWP Install/Maint/RepairCabinet InstallerExp reqÂ’d. Must have own tools and transportation. Great pay! Apply on Monster.com using Web ID#: 34314432 Install/Maint/RepairFull Time Maintenance CustodianSeeking F/T Maintenance Custodian for general cleaning and light maintenance repairs for multiple locations. Must have current Florida DL with clean record and be able to pass Level II Background check and pre employment drug screening. We offer competitive pay, health insurance and retirement savings plan. Send resumes by email email@example.com or fax 850-872-4131. Email to request job application in lieu of resume. Web ID#: 34314414 Install/Maint/RepairGRANITE FABRICATOR & INSTALLERExp preferred. Established countertop company, benefits available. Please submit resumes to fax: 850-271-4011 or thru this ad. Apply in person M-F, 9-2, 635 Briggs Ln, Southport, FL. Web ID#: 34314643 Install/Maint/RepairHVAC Service TechPd vacation & holidays. Med Ins, Retirement. DFWP. EOE. Tarpon Dock Air Conditioning (850) 785-9568 Web ID#: 34314591 Install/Maint/RepairLandscapingNow hiring for experienced only lawncare maintenance crews. Year-round employment. Contact Noles Scapes 850-248-0973 Web ID#34313848 Install/Maint/RepairPlumbers and Helpers1 year new construction exp & clean driving record req. Benefits avail. Will train. Apply in person at Coastal Plumbing at 3411 Hwy 389 Web ID 34313214 Install/Maint/RepairProduction Worker/AssemblerMedical Device company in West PCB looking for dedicated FT Production Worker/ Assembler. HS diploma or higher required. Mfg exp pref. Must pass drug screening and background check. Send resume by fax 850-233-3658 or email: admin@opticalintegrity .co m . Do not call . Web ID#: 34278870 Install/Maint/Repair Seaside Community Development Corporation has immediate openings for the following positions: Painter (Full Time Position) -Paint daily in the commercial areas of Seaside. Previous painting experience required. Courtesy Patrol (Seasonal Position) Patrols Seaside commercial property. Good verbal and communication skills, one year of Security or Military experience. Apply in person or by mail to: Seaside Community Development Corporation 121 Central Square, 2nd floor (enter next to Pizitz Home & Cottage) Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 4730, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Fax 850-231-6110 Drug-Free Workplace/EOE Web ID 34314402 Install/Maint/RepairVacuum TechVacuum cleaner tech with sales exp needed. 704-495-0846 or email@example.com Web ID#: 34314441 Logistics/Transport25 TRUCK DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW!Learn to drive forNo Experience Needed Earn $900 / wk + Benefits Local CDL Training Apply Today! 1-800-709-7364 Web ID#: 34311511 Logistics/TransportBe Your Own Boss Drivers WantedTaxi, shuttle & limo drivers. FT/PT. Usually $100 per day. Call M-F 10-4. 850-233-0029 Web ID#: 34314011 Logistics/TransportCDL Class A Driving Instructors NeededTDI, the nationÂ’s leading truck driving school, is looking for Part Time Instructors for its Milton, FL facility; Excellent pay and benefits! Flexible schedule, excellent working environment. Call 1-888-568-7364, email dabanathie@truckdriverin stitute.com or fax resume to (228) 832-8959 Web ID#: 34314328 Logistics/TransportDelivery DriverStart now! Must have a clean driving record & be able to pass a background check. Must have a Class ACDLfor at least 2 years & able to operate a forklift. EOE. 1-850-277-2230. Web ID# 34314333 Logistics/TransportEmerald TaxiDrivers for Spring Break SeasonGreat fast income. Cars/vans: relatively clean driving history reqÂ’d. Shuttle buses: CDL w/ a P endorsement. Hurry, call or txt (850) 238-7256 Web ID#: 34314098 Logistics/TransportInvoicing, Inventory & MoreCollege grads & nearly grads only. Computer skills a must. Put that education to work as part of our team! Business degree desired, but no experience necessary. This is a career job, and we want to hire people that we can promote. Fast growing wholesale distributor of beach products. Yearround with benefits. Normal hours are M-F 8am-5pm. Send resume to: dongcpj@knology .net Web ID#: 34314622 Medical/HealthDental AssistantExperienced, outgoing Dental Assistant needed for growing practice. Great opportunity for the right person. Email resume firstname.lastname@example.org Web ID#: 34314092 Medical/HealthDental AssistantSpecialty dental office seeking PT CDA. Exp pref. Pay DOE. Send or drop off resume to: 1615 Harrison Ave. Web ID#: 34314121 Medical/HealthLisenby Retirement CenterP ositions A vailable (Part Time:) *Cook(weekends required) *Dietary Aide (weekends required) *CNA (1st, 2nd or 3rd shift) *LPN *RN (PRN) Apply at 1400 West 11th Street, Panama City Web ID#: 34314427 Medical/HealthMA/LPNHealthpoint Medical Group is now interviewing for MA/LPN with Family Practice and Urgent Care experience. No weekends. Excellent pay. Fax or email Nicole 850-234-0960 or email@example.com Web ID# 34314494 Medical/HealthOrthodontic AssistantDental experience required. Bring resumes to 1328 W 23rd St. PC, Monday -Thursday 8am-12pm & 1-5pm. firstname.lastname@example.org Web ID#: 34314100 OtherChild and Youth Programs Activities NAVY BASEDuties include collecting fees, maintaining records, reports and databases. Must be a high school graduate or equivalent, have 2 yrs of admin exp. and possess strong customer service skills. Pay is $10.00 -$13.00 p/hr, p/exp. Hours are M-F, 915-615. Benefits apply. Must successfully pass background check. To apply submit resume & OF306 to the Visitors Reception Center, Thomas Drive gate, Navy Base. Or fax to 234-4334. Form OF306 available on-line at: http://www .opm.gov/forms /Optional forms/ For more info call 235-5737. Web ID#: 34311504 OtherChild and Youth Programs Navy BaseDuties include supervision of children ages 6 weeks-4 in our Child Development program or children 5-18 in our School Age Program. This also involves implementing and leading planned activities. Pay: $11.17 p/hr entry level and 13.68 P/hr target Level. Shift is typically 25 hrs per week. Must be able to successfully pass background check and pass pre-employment drug test, obtain a CDL license and obtain appropriate immunizations. Apply at the Visitors Reception Center, Thomas Drive gate, Navy Base. For more info call 235-5737. Web ID#: 34311504 Other Emerald Falls 8602 Thomas Dr. Cobra Adventure Park 9323 Front Bch Rd.Taking ApplicationsSpring, Summer Full & Part Time Seasonal & Year Round *Shift Supervisors *Ride Attendants *Arcade Attendants *Cashiers *Maintenance Pick up applications at Emerald Falls or Cobra Adventure Park Web ID: 34312108 OtherFarm LaborerNeeded to work on local sod farm. FTor PT. Must have a valid driverÂ’s license. Clean work record and able to show up daily. Starts $8.05/hr EOE. 1-850-277-2230 Web ID# 34314334 OtherHair StylistElevation Salon in the Panama City Mall is looking for a hair stylist for full or part time work. Commission Pay or hourly. Come join our wonderful team today. Call 215-0535 or 625-7127. Web ID#: 34314648 OtherKonica Minolta TechnicianDEX imaging is seeking an experienced Konica Minolta technician for local area. Benefits include competitive salary, 401K, dental insurance, health insurance, company car, paid vacation, holidays & sick. Send resume to:email@example.com Web ID#: 34313890 OtherRecreation Aid RV Park Navy BaseDuties involve the inspection, inventory control, quality assurance and preventative maintenance & some cleaning on 8 cabins and 2 bath houses. Pay is $9.50 -$10.00 p/hr, DOE. 30 -40 hours p/wk, may include weekends and holidays. Work day hours 0800-1500 with an hour lunch. No benefits apply. For more info call 234-4091.Customer Service Navy BaseTo perform a full range of duties such as assisting customers in equipment rental and making reservations, refunds and adjustments, and other service related transactions. Pay is 9.50 p/hr. 20-25 hrs per week, include rotating weekends. No benefits apply. Must be at least 18 yrs old and hold a FL driverÂ’s license. 6 mths retail with cash register/Point Of Sale exp. preferred. For more info call 234-4880 All job details and employment applications are available at Visitors Reception Center, Thomas Drive gate. Or fax resume & OF-306 (required & available at: at http://www.opm.gov/forms/Opt ional-forms/) to 234-4334. Web ID#: 34311504 OtherRecreation Assistant NAVY BASEDuties include answering telephones and to provide information on upcoming events. Video Gaming knowledge helpful. Team work ability essential. Pay is $9.50 p/hr. Up to 28 hrs p/wk, to include evenings, weekends & holidays. Apply at the Visitors Reception Center, Thomas Drive Gate. For more info call 234-4632. Web ID#: 34314646 Quality AssuranceFull Time Receptionist/ Data Entry Clerkfor Pipe Fabrication Company. Apply in person at 6513 Bayline Drive, Panama City, FL 32404. Must have a Valid DriverÂ’s License. Call 850-763-4834 EOE/DFWP/Benefits Web ID#: 34314631 SalesHIRING NOW!! Air Brush Artist at SunSationsCall 850-258-2153 Web ID: 34314281 OtherWildlife Technician (OPS)FL Fish & Wildlife Conservation Com. Box-R Wildlife Mgt. Area Franklin County $27,482.52 Annual. Heavy equipment operation, vegetation control, road and facility maintenance, controlled burns, manage public hunts and wildlife surveys. Applications must be completed online at: https://jobs.myflorida.co m/ For additional information contact: Billie Clayton 850-265-3676 EEO/AA Employer Job Closes 02/27/2015 Web ID#: 34313090 Quality AssuranceQuality Assurance Manager/ Assistant ManagerQuality Assurance Manager/ Assistant Manager at Pipe Fabrication Company. Quality Control Experience with Pipe Welds & ASME Codes REQUIRED. Must have a valid DriverÂ’s License. Apply in person M-F from 8-2 at 6513 Bayline Drive, Panama City, FL 32404 850-763-4834 EOE/ DFWP Benefits Web ID#: 34310060 Real EstateRental Manager & PT ReservationistWell established, locally owned vacation rental company is seeking a rental manager & part time reservationist to join our team. Must have excellent customer service skills. Knowledge of Escapia a plus. Office is located on the East end of 30A. Please fax (850-231-2420) or email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org m Web ID#:34314415 SalesSunSationsis HIRING forALL Positions .Apply in person at any of our locations in PCB or Destin. NO Calls Please. Web ID: 34312874 Sales/Business DevManager TraineeClean background & MVR required. Collections exp a plus. Apply in person at 241 W. 15th St. Ask for Rick. Web ID# 34314522 Sales/Business DevExperiencedÂ• Managers Â•Asst Managers Â•Sales PersonnelHeatwave & Purple Haze Now Hiring FT/PT-year round employment. Great pay. Major medical, vision, and dental. Great work environment. Apply in person 10015 Front Beach Rd 9am-Noon Monday-Friday ONLY!! Or fax resume to 850-234-9911 Web ID#: 34312584 Sales/Business DevRoute SalesRoute Sales for dairy wholesale. CDL Class B req. Training provided. FT withbenefits, including retirement! Commission w/ a minimum guarantee. Call 850-478-2363. Web ID#: 34310634 SecurityNow HiringSecurity Officers and Supervisors. All positions are permanent, year-round. Starting at $9.50 -$14.00/hr. DOE. Call 1-888-948-2738 or 850-563-1022 Web ID#: 34313373 Security/ProtectivePERMANENTL. Lance Security Service is SeekingSecurity Officers$9.00 per hour 850-960-5437 Web ID: 34314113 Skilled TradeDraftsmanDraftsman and/or Draftsman Assistant for Pipe Fabrication company. Familiar with ISOMETRIC drawings, Auto Cad knowledge a MUST. Experience and knowledge of Piping and components a plus. Apply in person M-F between 8-2 at 6513 Bayline Dr, Panama City, FL 850-763-4834 DFWP/ EOE/Benefits Web ID#: 34311506 Skilled TradePainterExperienced Painter at Pipe Fabrication company. Must have a valid DriverÂ’s License. Apply in person M-F from 8-2 at 6513 Bayline Drive, Panama City, FL 32404 850-763-4834 EOE/ DFWP Benefits Web ID#: 34311340 !ActionTree.NetBest Prices in Town Lic/Insured, Firewood Call/Text 850-527-7017 Any Time Tree Removal!Lic./Ins. w/ workers comp. 10% off for Lynn Haven residents for February 850-628-0930Text FL87880 to 56654 CreamerÂ’s Tree ServiceCall Jason @ (850)832-9343 Affordable RoofingFree estimates! 850-596-2138 Lic#RC 29027242Text FL07774 to 56654 Roof RepairsNo job too small. Over 40 years in Bay County License# RC0050734 722-0120 or 257-4482 Variety of Tractor ServicesAt a competitive price. If you are in need of any kind of tractor work call/text Ken at 258-0127 For more information please see my website at www.bwtractor.com Best Oriental Massage Health & Harmony Nice Professional QUALITYTOUCH! 914-9177.Lic #9026 Oriental MassagePanama City Beach Shiatsu/Swedish 850-832-4790 #MA62742 RESTLESS CONSUMER?Call Boomer Pool Service & Pressure Washing 850-640-2154 $2999-NEW METAL ROOF for the Doublewide!! (up to 28x60) Licensed & Insured. Guyson Construction & Roofing (850) 258-5856 CALLTODAYText FL96551 to 56654 Able Lawn SvcW e Show Up! Fall Clean-Ups/ Trimming/Palms/Mulch/Straw 596-4383/258-5072 Text FL97024 to 56654 Complete Lawn Care Senior & Milit ary Disc. Call Steven: 850-624-8798 Cell 850-235-2212 Office Property Clean UpLandscaping, Pavers, Free Estimates. Honest & Dependable 850-358-1417 YARDEDGE 625-3942 MOW & TRIM Palms/Hedges/Sod Cleanups & Haul-Offs Call 596-6293,Lic&Ins 10% Military DiscountLanÂ’s Massage 2518 Hwy 77 Lynn Haven 890-8482lic#mm32958 .Â« SEATILEÂ« Tile & Wood All Types of Tiles & Wood Flooring installed. Bath & Kitchens Too! Free Est: Kenneth Â« 850-532-4251Â« GIT-R-DONE HANDYMANLicensed, Insured, FREE Estimates, References , Plumbing, Flooring, Decks, Storage Barns, Odd Jobs, Pressure Washing, Painting, & More! Git-R-Done! (850)-687-2510 Home ImprovementsBy Sam Repairs, Doors, Wood Rot, Fences, Paint, Roofs Credit Cards Accepted (850)348-0207 Tier2 BuildingHome remodeling, and handy man services. Call for quote 850-866-6183 txt FL11386 to 56654 CAREGIVERCaring & Compassionate Experienced CNA In Home or Hospital 850-708-5435 RETIRED NURSESWill care for your loved one in your home or hospital setting. Exc ref -Flex sched., 24yrs exp. 850-814-9751 or 850-814-1967 Take Care Of YourLoved Ones In Your Home, Refs, 34 Years Exp, 850-960-1917 .Â« SEATILEÂ« Tile & Wood All Types of Tiles & Wood Flooring installed. Bath & Kitchens Too! Free Est: Kenneth Â« 850-532-4251Â« WHITEÂ’S CONCRETEServing Bay Est.Â’94 Licensed/Insured Driveway Specialists 874-1515 / 896-6864 Accept Credit Cards DLAllen ConstructionHome improvements, Pressure Cleaning, LicL1500014115 & Ins.FREE ESTIMATES 850-774-3058 Affordable AdditionsRemodeling, New Construction. Comm/Residential. 850-596-2138 Lic. #CGC 1506283Text FL13739 to 56654 Bill W Hash Remodeling/ ConsultingA Master Craftsman w/ 33 yrs exp. Call 850-890-7569 txt FL00734to 56654 ACLASSIC TOUCH AHonest Person To Clean Your Home, Office Or Condo, Lic/Ins, 15yrs exp, Free Est Call Lauri 774-3977 txt FL94580 to56654 Who U Gonna Call? Dust BustersCondos/Rentals/ Maint/Res/1 timers *Licensed* Call Chrystal @ 850-625-4793 or 850-265-6502 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. The News Herald Classified 747-5020 Turn to classifiedÂ’s Merchandise Columns Our prices are on target for you! 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. The News Herald Classified 747-5020
CLASSIFIEDSPage C12 | The News Herald | Friday, February 27, 2015 STEAKPITÂ®REOPENINGMARCH9THTAKINGAPPLICATIONSNOPHONECALLSMON-FRI,FEB23RD-27THMON-THURS,MAR2ND-MAR5THFrontDoorEntranceÂ€SaleSperSonfor theGeneralStore Â€ServerSEXPERIENCEDÂ€hoSt/hoSteSSeS Â€BuS&Set-up(MUSTBE16YRSOLD)Â€Kitchenprep Â€DiShwaSherS Â€SteaKcooKSEXPERIENCEDÂ€cooKShelperS Â€caShierS9527FrontBeachRoad PanamaCityBeachEOEM/F/D/VÂ®1133522 Training/EducationWant to be a CNA/Phlebotomist?DonÂ’t want to wait? Express Training Services now offering our nursing asst. exam prep classes in DESTIN Class for 1 week. 850-502-5521 Military Spouses We Are mycaa certifiedexpresstrainingservices.com Next class starts: : 03/09/2015 8am -4pm Beautiful Canal Front Home in Bay Point$549,000 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath, office/4th bedroom, family room which has attached atrium/ greenhouse and electric fireplace. Large eat-in kitchen has Corian countertops, island and breakfast bar. Master bedroom has vaulted ceiling, leading into master bath with separate sauna/steam shower and jetted tub area. Lofted space above foyer. Laundry room complete with plenty of cabinet storage and sink. Marble floors throughout. Large deck accessible from every room on lower level of house, leading down to 92 feet of boat dock. Attached 2 car garage, security system and central vac. This gently lived in home is a must see! Call 850-235-3500 or email: email@example.com to make an appointment to see this property. Food Svs/HospitalityBud & AlleyÂ’s RestaurantNow HiringRated one of FloridaÂ’s Top 20 Restaurants and Golden Spoon award winner. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, with a premium clientele and some of the best gratuities on the Gulf Coast. Fun friendly and professional atmosphere Great pay, benefits, & good hoursNow Hiring: ALL POSITIONS Front and Back of the HouseWe are located 25 minutes from PCB & Destin on Hwy 30A, Seaside. Apply in person 11:30a-5pm Ask for a Manager Web ID#: 34312712 Medical/HealthBay Center Health and Rehab CenterIs looking for top notch Certified Nursing Assistants to join our family of professionals. We are under new administration and are looking for professional, caring individuals to assist in the care for our residents. When visiting the center ask for the Administrator or the Director of Nursing for an immediate interview. Give us a call, weÂ’ll leave the light on for you Bay Center 1336 St. Andrews Blvd. Panama City, FL32405 850-763-3911 Web ID#: 34313586 Medical/HealthBay Center Nursing and Rehabilitation CenterIs currently accepting for applications for Registered Nurse/Unit Manager position. Applicant must meet minimum qualifications of 1-3 years of professional experience or training, possess a current unencumbered State RN license and computer literacy skills. One year of supervisory experience preferred. Applications for employment available at Bay Center Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1336 St. Andrews Blvd., Panama City, Florida, or call Lisa Howze, RN, DON at (850)763-3911 for more information. Web ID#: 34314471 Sales/Business DevCashiers/ Sales Clerks Big WillyÂ’s & Blue Island Now HiringFor Swimwear & Clothing Stores ÂFull & Part Time ÂGreat starting pay ÂNo exp. necessary we will train ÂRetirees welcome ÂEmployee discount Call Terri for appt 850-234-6278 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web ID 34313792Text FL13792 to 56654 Sales/Business DevNOW HIRINGNEW & USED CAR SALESPEOPLEGreat Income Potential! Great Benefits! No experience necessary! Must be energetic and outgoing!Apply in person: Bay Cars 641 W. 15th Street Ask for Darryl ColonaWeb ID#: 34314493 TransportationDISPATCHERNeeded for trucking company. Experience in trucking is desired, however, we will train. Dispatching dump trucks, pneumatic tankers, containers, etc. Apply in person. For more details visit us at 2622 North MacArthur Ave, Panama City, FL, 32405, Mon-Fri from 06:00a.m.-5:00p.m. Web ID# 34314695 TransportationDRIVERSCDLLicense, ClassB&A/ Dump Truck/ Cement Tanker. Min 2 years exp required, Clean MVR. Must pass DOTdrug screen & physical. EOE & Drug Free Work Place. Apply in person at 2622 North MacArthur Ave, Panama City, FL Web ID# 34314110 MEDICAL BILLING TRAINEES NEEDED! Become a Medical Office Assistant! NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Online training can get you job ready! HS Diploma/GED & PC/ Internet needed! 1-888528-5547 EARN EXTRA INCOMENewspaper Carriers NeededPanama City Beach , Bonifay, & ChipleyEmail Jamie Meadors at email@example.com or call 850-747-5098. Please leave name, contact number, and what area you live in. Web ID#: 34312614 4 Prof. Office Suites for lease in PC @ 651 W. 14th St. 1200-3500 Sq. Ft. 850-527-7339 Beach Office Space800 s.f. off Middle Beach Road $625mo Jane Bondi Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. (850) 819-4268 Txt Fl01983 to 56654 Grand Office Bldg for lease. Water view at 1013 Beck Ave. 7600 Sq. Ft. 850-527-7339 Office Space600sf, $550. 1200sf, $950. 2400sf, $2000. 3600sf, $2950. Each per mo. (850)-832-6226 Whse w/office & docks 2500-5000-7500 up to 20k sf Various locations in PC area. 785-3031 1-4 Br Apts, DuplexÂ’s & homes. Many locations Some inc water & W/D hkp, $425-$895 mo. No dogs.763-3401 Text FL11611 to 56654 PC 1br garage apart., conv to town & TAFB, very nice $400/mo 785-7341 or 814-3211 PCB 2br/1ba, No pets! $700mo/$100sec dep, background & ref check. 850-814-4524 Text FL11846 to 56654 Pet Friendly Apts & Townhouses Monthly/Weekly TEXT (850) 867-5603 PublisherÂ’s NoticeAll real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise Â“any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference, limitation or discriminationÂ” Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on a equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Winter SpecialFor Regency Towers #1224. 3bd/2ba, exc ammenities. 3-4 mos starting Dec-Mar 2016. 850-387-6956 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org 2 bed, 1ba 266 East Ave. $650 per mo incl. W/S/G, $300 dep. Call: 850-532-8263 Text FL11064 to 56654 3 br, 2 ba, garage, fenced yard 127 Derby Woods Drive., $1175 month, 251-401-8611 2 br, 1 bath , 1336 Lincoln Dr CH/A W/D hkup $496 mo. + $350 dep No dogs! 850-532-8263 Text FL72847 to 56654 5813 Cherry St . 3 br, 1 ba, lrg backyard, no pets, $650mo +dep Call 850-628-2719 Text FL63854 to 56654 Homes for Rent Retired Military, DoD & Tyndall Contractors On Base housing at Tyndall AFB is now available! 2 BR $1100 3 BR $1175 Utilities included Contact Balfour Beatty at 844-334-0962 for more information Springfield 2br/1ba, utili room, storage , 2mi to Walmart . $550mo 785-7341 or 814-3211 Lrg 2br/2ba home w/pool to share $495/mo incls. elec. & water, $250 dep. Ask for Jim. 850-769-1088 txt FL14469 to 56654 2 BrÂ’sStarting at $425 month plus deposit. No pets! Call 850-265-1382 Text FL84350 to 56654 Lynn Haven 2 & 3 BrÂ’s starting at $540 mnth, W/D Hookup, CH/A, No Pets. 850-624-6552 ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Sell It Today!I BUYHOUSESPretty or Ugly763-7355ibuyhousesprettyorugly.comText FL95981 to 56654 3/2.5 Townhouse1 car gar. across street from Navy Base. Pool, Workout room. $140K Call Jennifer Bowman, Prudential Shimmering Sands 850-258-1509 5 BR -2.5 BA with POOL $339K -MLS 627121 2913 Briarcliff Rd PC, FL Holli Persall ,Realtor ERA Neubauer Real Estate 850 866-8195 4br WATERFRONT! Pool, Boat lift, Dock 8412 Lydia LanePCB $799K -MLS 627256 254 Marlin Dr Bay Point 4br/3ba on beautiful Grand Lagoon open water view & great sunset views. This is a must see! $679,000 MLS #624879 Colleen Dietrich Keller Williams Realty 850-814-7298 Bayside 3br 3Â½ ba 811 De Gama Huge Price Reduction! 1,800 sqft, huge yards! MLS 620116 Colleen Dietrich Keller Williams Realty 850-814-7298 Callaway 3br/2ba, For sale by OwnerBrick, 1800 sqft, den with fireplace, 12x20 Florida room, large screened room, 14x20 workshop, new cabinets and appliances in 2013, new master bath 2014. Well maintained inside and out. $134,500 Call 850-596-4408 Desirable Lynn Haven 3br/2.5ba, Approx 1500sf, 12x20 storage shed in fenced in backyard, freshly painted, Move-In ready! Call Today 850-258-3540 Text FL12175 to 56654 Beautiful Executive Home3635 Preserve Blvd 4 br/4 ba in a gated water front community. 4 br/4 ba, 18 ft ceilings, stainless appliances, 3 car garage, pool and covered patio $675,000 MLS 627265 Colleen Dietrich Keller Williams Realty Cell 850-814-7298 Built in 05, this lovely maintained home has 100% financing available through USDA. Victorian styled design with lots of decorator features. 3/2 Tile in LR&Kitchen. Wood floors in M/BR and hallway. Carpet in 2 bedrooms. Storage bldg has elect. Convenient to Tyndall. $131,900 Fran Holt 832-0714 Latitudes Realty DEEP WATERFRONT! Classic Cove home with hardwood floors and lots of charm. 3BR/2BA. Open and airy, overlooks Watson Bayou on high bluff. Huge screen porch, dock area w/4 big boat wet slips. $327,000. Seller moved and READY!! OÂ’Keefe & Wainwright, Realtors 850-785-8746 HOME FOR SALE BY OWNER Move-In Ready! Spacious home 2852 sq. ft. Large Open Concept Kitchen, New Roof, 4br/3.5Ba, separate master suite, 2304 W Game Farm Rd close to Lynn Haven & Panama City, $220,000 Call 850-588-2562 Lakefront home w/views of Lake Suzanne along w/100 ft of white sandy beach. Enjoy sunny Fl in your very own lake house w/20 ft of visibility in the warm water to enjoy scuba, snorkeling, & swimming. Home is elevated 50 ft above the lake & offers sunset views of the water from the LR, DR, or the covered porch. Renovated Kitch w/granite counters & new appl. New carpet throughout, remodeled bthrms w/granite, tile floors & new vanities, faucets, etc. Located in Leisure Lakes where community mbrs enjoy trophy size bream and largemouth bass fishing. Owners can enjoy a comm pool, tennis crt, bsktball crt, boat ramps & a gated entrance w/sec. Low HOA fee. MLS #620277 Amanda Corbin, Realtor Prudential Shimmering Sands Realty 850-832-7447 www .SearchP anamaCity Beach.com On N. Lake Caroline!Handsome, all brick(1 owner) 4BR/2BA home w/2400 SF of custom living, 2 gar, cov porches, den w/FP, just needs a few updates & YOU! Quiet lake near Garden Club area. $229,900 OÂ’Keefe & Wainwright, Realtors, 785-8746 River Front Wewahitchka Located on the Chipola Cutoff. Lg. 2bd/1ba 1 bd has 1 king bed and the 2nd has 2 king size beds, a 23X24 LR w/ a leather sofa, love seat, 2 large recliners, Kit-dining combo, screened porch w/ washer/dryer. All furniture remains w/home. Wood floors through out, A/C heat pump less than a year old, well house w/ a 220Â’ artesian well, full above ground basement/ workshop, fenced yard, carport, metal roof, boat dock and a private concrete boat ramp. $159,900.00 call 850-826-2381 txt FL13417 to 56654 Price reduced! AC & water heater both less than 3 years old!! Located near TAFB. 3bd/2bth home w/2 car garage, has a split flr plan. Lg screened in back porch, auto irr sys w/sep well, & priv fncd bck yrd. Open LR w/high ceilings & brick FP. Int has been newly painted. Lrg Bdrms, ample storage space, plenty of cabinet space in the Kitch are some of the other things this home has to feature. MLS #623878 Laird Hitchcock, Realtor Prudential Shimmering Sands Realty 850-866-2158 SOLDGorgeous Home At End of Cul-De-Sac4br/2ba home built 2010 in Hawks Landing 1856 sqft open fl plan w/granite countertops, crown molding, MB w/ double vanity, garden tub, extend. cov. back patio, outdoor shed, & much more! $269,900 MLS 624541 Mike Werner 814-6266 Keller Williams Realty WATERFRONT!Almost 1 ACRE on Pratt Bayou. 3BR 2bath. Hardwood floors. Waterviews from master BR, formal dining & eat in kitchen. FP, dbl garage. Boat from your own backyard! $249,900 OÂ’Keefe & Wainwright Realtors 785-8746 BEST NEW HOME DEALS250Â’s -270Â’s Gated community; 3/3.5 Gorgeous BayFront Pool; 2 -Car Garage Close to BayPoint. Owner Fin. Avail. Michael w/Sterling 850-865-8006 HUGE WEST END CONDO SPLASH $515,000Three balconies on GULF-Low Floor Never rented, Â“lock-outÂ’ 2 br/2 ba plus efficiency. 1700 sq. ft w/indoor water park; arcade; Pier Park only 2 mi away. Michael Jones 850-865-8006 or Remy Cooksey 850-814-3344 Large Cul-de-Sac Lot w/ Bay Viewin Dolphin Bay, PCB, $75k. Call 258-7792 for gate code or more info. txt FL13663 to 56654 Our Loss Is Your Gain120 San Souci S t. N Lagoona Beach Must sell due to illness. Lot & trailer needs a Â“visionÂ” and TLC. Fenced lot is approx. 60 X 100, w/single and double access gates. Must sell Â“AS ISÂ”. Potentially delightful Summer get-a-way or a great, low maintenance income property. $33,750. 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Meet the mixologist ENTERTA IN ER PRINT BACK Premiere Issue â€¢ February 27, 2015 Chefâ€™s Palate Living like a tourist, permanently BEACH INSIDER â€¢ Surf, sun, suds, sand and ... so forth | 19-20 â€¢ Beachâ€™s Best Bets | 21 â€¢ NIGHTLIFE EVENTS | 22 SPRING BREAK PREVIEW
Friday, February 27, 2015 SHARE YOUR PHOTOS Send us your pictures of places youâ€™ve enjoyed in the area, events youâ€™ve attended, parties youâ€™ve crashed â€” and weâ€™ll share them with the rest of the world. You can email photos to email@example.com or post them to our Facebook page at Facebook.com/ PanamaCityBeachGuide. Let us know about the fun youâ€™re having â€” donâ€™t keep all the good times to yourself! INSIDE PEOPLE GO & DO FOOD & DRINK ARTS & ACTS BEACH INSIDER CONTENT JAN WADDY 850-747-5072 JWADDY@PCNH.COM CONTENT TONY SIMMONS 850-747-5080 TSIMMONS@PCNH.COM DESIGN KRISTY L. OWENS 850-747-5087 KOWENS@PCNH.COM ABOUT US BRUCE BUHROW | Contributed Photos Kaleidoscope Theatre in Lynn Haven ended its run of â€œThereâ€™s a Burglar in My Bedâ€ on Feb. 22. Barry Herzog directed the sexy comedy. See a gallery of photos at NewsHerald.com, and check out Kaleidoscopeâ€™s upcoming productions at KT-Online.org. 2 â€¢ The ENTERTAINER Spring Break Preview ................................... 19 Beachâ€™s Best Bets ................................... 21 The Tourist ..................................... 4 Undercurrents ................................... 18 Bay Watch ..................................... 6 Whatâ€™s Not To Love ................................... 16 Community Spotlight ................................... 10 Calendar of Events ............................. 34-37 My Fever ................................... 24 Movietown Reviews ................................... 32 Meet the Mixologist ................................... 14 Side Dish with Jan ................................... 12 Chefâ€™s Palate ..................................... 9 Artistâ€™s Touch ................................... 26 Nightlife ................................... 22 LETâ€™S SAY GRACE â€˜THEREâ€™S A BURGLAR IN MY BEDâ€™ PHOTOS BY JAN WADDY | The News Herald A crowd gathers on the third oor of the Advanced Technology Center at Gulf Coast State College on Feb. 20 during the â€œLetâ€™s Say Graceâ€ Recipe Tasting. The cookbook, featuring recipes from Bethel Village and Proverbs 31 Guild, celebrates 10 years of ministry to women. Proceeds bene t the $50,000 plumbing project for Bethel Village Home for Women and Children. Below: Thurman Chambers, executive director of the Panama City Rescue Mission, samples Coleslaw after a recipe demonstration from Rachel Duvall , manager of Bethel Village, and GCSC culinary students Keecha Downing, Troy Lewis and Chris Sanabria. About 10 tables were set up around the room with recipe samples for dishes such as Ruthâ€™s Potato Salad, shrimp and grits and broccoli soup. â€œLetâ€™s Say Graceâ€ is available at Bethel Village, 1313 E. 11th St.; the Panama City Rescue Mission, 609 Allen Ave.; and online at pcrmission.org/saygrace. SEEN ON SCENE On the Web: Visit NewsHerald.com to see more photos from events, beach scenes and more.
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4 â€¢ The ENTERTAINER PEOPLE Friday, February 27, 2015 In 2007, I traded in 22 years of life as a proud Kansan for a newspaper job in Florida. My family was shocked; my friends were stoked. That rst summer, I went to the beach at every opportunity, picked up at least a thousand seashells and ate all the seafood I could. I posed with the giant whales and sharks in front of Jaws and Moby Dickâ€™s beach stores. I snorkeled. I discovered my favorite bars. I threw Cheetos in the air for sea gulls (â€œLook! Theyâ€™re catching it!). I took pictures of pelicans. My new friends shook their heads and said, â€œTourist.â€ I donâ€™t know when I crossed the line and became a bona de local (perhaps when I of cially broke down and once said â€œ xinâ€™ toâ€?), but since that time, Iâ€™ve developed the nely tuned tourist radar all locals have. I can spot one from a mile away. * The lily white college boy asleep in the sun with no sunscreen or umbrella in sight. * The woman at the oyster bar who wants her wine served in a real glass, not a plastic mug. * The car with the Ontario plates crossing three lanes at once at the foot of the Hathaway. * The three girls on the one rental scooter. * That idiot throwing Cheetos at the sea gulls. Theyâ€™re good for a laugh, but theyâ€™re also good for the county. According to Tourism Development Council gures, visitor spending topped $1.1 billion, an average of $3.1 million per day. Of those visitors, 84 percent said they planned to return within a year. And really, theyâ€™re pretty fun. They laugh. They party. They limbo. (Remarkably well. I saw a girl at La Vela last spring break who must be a magicianâ€™s assistant in real life.) Iâ€™ve seen them create passable dorm rooms out of sand, complete with tables and bench seating. But as luck would have it, you can have their spirit and actually live here! Bearing a â€œLOCALâ€ stamp on your hand means more than â€œI live here.â€ It means â€œI paid less to get into this club than you did.â€ It means â€œYou took Thomas Drive here? Tourist!â€ It means you have a secret parking spot within feet of the beach thatâ€™s never taken. It also means youâ€™re mentioned in a Kenny Chesney song. And a Luke Bryan song. (The 850 also made it into Ludacrisâ€™ infamous â€œArea Codesâ€ song, but perhaps we wonâ€™t go there.) I think the secret to living in a tourist town is to wear both hats: Get a job, do your job, then spend the rest of your time enjoying what Bay County has to offer. For me, eight years later, some things have changed. Friends have come and gone. Stores have opened and closed. I got married and had a beach bunny baby. But some things are the same. I eat all the seafood I can and take pictures of every bird or sh I come across. I scuba dive. And I pick up shells at the beach. Every time. â€œLook, honey! This oneâ€™s the most perfect spiral!â€ My husband shakes his head and says, â€œTourist.â€ Living like a tourist, permanently My friend and partner in crime Carey and I sport our â€œLOCALâ€ stamps at Spinnaker. Cheap admission? Yes, please! â€œLook, you guys! Thereâ€™s a giant WHALE outside that building!â€ STEPHANIE NUSBAUM | The Entertainer MY 2015 BAY COUNTY BUCKET LIST Parasail Attend Gulf Coast Jam Boat to Boondocks Attend Little Black Dress Night Go to a show at the Marina Civic Center, Kaleidoscope Theatre and Martin Theatre Put my daughter in her first swim lessons See a shark Swim in the La Vela pool Get a good photo of that guy with the giant multi mega kite whoâ€™s always behind Schooners. You know who I mean. Paddle down Econfina Creek Go scalloping Get someone to eat their first oyster Take a selfie with a celebrity Spear a lionfish Go to a drag show The Tourist STEPHANIE NUSBAUM
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Friday, February 27, 2015 6 â€¢ The ENTERTAINER 275 South Hwy 79 PA NAMA CITY BEACH 850-24 9-7200 YO UR SPOT FOR SPORTS EXTRA ORDINAR Y DINNERS Me nt io n th is ad fo r 16 oz . BE ER SP ECI AL Seaf ood & BB Q Joint AWA RD WINNING BBQ FRESH OY STERS Seaf ood & BB Q Joint MI LI TA RY AN D PI ER PA RK E MP LO YE E DI SCO UN T OF FE RED FO R NE W CL IE NT S 10 % OF F Th re e st or y ju ng le gy m wi th zi p li ne , vi ne sw in g, sl id es , an d fo r th e big ge r mo nk ey s 70 ' T. V' s wi th XB OX 1, PS 4 , & Wi i U, wi th age ap pr op ri at e gam es . Mon ke y Bu si ne ss is a un iq ue ly di ff er en t fr om tr ad it i on al pl ay gr oun ds of fe ri ng fu ll sup er vis io n wh il e pa re nt s ca n go wa tc h a mo vi e, sh op , or ea t a me al . Al l wi th th e co mf or t of wa tc hi ng th ei r ch il dr en on th e st at e of th e ar t ca me ra sy st em ac ce ss fr om th ei r sm ar t de vi ce . Wh at to d o on a ra in y da y at th e h o me of th e wo rl ds mos t be au ti fu l be ac he s, br in g th em to us ! Ju st ne ed an hou r to ge t yo ur na il s or ha ir do ne . Dr op of f is al wa ys av aila bl e! PEOPLE We had dinner there recently and I fought my usual mental battle that starts something like this: â€œIâ€™m NOT having the stuffed grouper again, I get that every time. Iâ€™m going to try the steak.â€ And it ends something like this, â€œI guess Iâ€™ll have the stuffed grouper.â€ This time, I vocalized my quandary and our waitress offered that there was a special, a new item. Special and new are magic words for the consumer, you know, so I had to hear it. She mentioned something about shrimp and said they were served in seasoned grits. When she got to the fourth type of cheese in the grits, Iâ€™d heard enough: â€œIâ€™ll take it!â€ Best shrimp dish Iâ€™ve had in many years. We had visits from Theo, Jimmy and Nick Patronis during the meal, all politely inquiring if the food was good and if my credit card had been reinstated. The place was packed, And then Theo , God bless him, heard me asking why there wasnâ€™t chocolate cheesecake on the menu â€” and about a week later he called to say he had a surprise for me if I could stop by. He presented me with a chocolate cheesecake! â€¢ â€¢ â€¢ While weâ€™re talking about food, there was harrowing news on breakfast front early last week: Charlie Coramâ€™s Place on 23rd Street was closing until 6 a.m. today. What? I need at least one Heavenly Hash a week and I had breakfast there Saturday and would be out of town this Saturday. I might have to go 10 days without it? Charlie said theyâ€™re moving the cook line out and doing some â€œextensiveâ€ repair work, but expected to be back open sometime today. My belly hopes so. Leave it to Capt. Andersonâ€™s to mess up my routine BAY WATCH MIKE CAZALAS Editor SEE BAY WATCH | 7
Friday, February 27, 2015 The ENTERTAINER â€¢ 7 â€¢ â€¢ â€¢ A little common sense will go a long way as it goes to the everyone enjoying Panama Cityâ€™s new dog park on Balboa Avenue, just north of the waking track. My English cocker Buddy loves to go there and run for up to an hour, alert only to the possibility that a bird might fall out of the sky and he could bring it to me. We go a couple of times a week and itâ€™s an absolute blast ... except for when â€œthat guyâ€ shows up. You donâ€™t have to have met him to know â€œthat guy.â€ Heâ€™s the one with the aggressive dog that ends up tangling with other dogs every single time until he apologizes and nally leaves, usually after others have removed their dogs. Folks, if your dogs canâ€™t play nice, donâ€™t bring them to the doggie park. â€¢ â€¢ â€¢ Saw a sign that I really liked and that really struck a nerve with me the other day on my way to work. Right there on Mulberry Avenue was a highly visible sign in someoneâ€™s yard saying, â€œ Drive like your kids live here .â€ Iâ€™ve driven up and down that road 5 times a week for some 30 years and while cognizant of it being residential, had been guilty of being in a hurry on the way to some breaking news assignment or another. But that sign caught my attention and has stuck with me. We should all drive through any neighborhood as if our kids lived there, because I know I drive awfully slow through my own neighborhood. Iâ€™ve got to ask where they got that sign. â€¢ â€¢ â€¢ I was socializing recently with a group of folks, including a gaggle of ladies who had spent a few hours at Club La Vela on Thomas Drive. During ensuing conversations, one of the ladies â€“ Iâ€™d never met her â€“ struck up a conversation after we were introduced. â€œCaz,â€ she said. â€œYou look just like my third husband!â€ â€œGood grief,â€ I said, â€œhow many times have you been married?â€ â€œTwice,â€ she said. Slick. 15 614 Front Beach Road Pa nama Ci ty , FL 32413 (850) 235-3214 Co me join th e beachesâ€™ best KARA OK E PA RT Y at 6pm wit h DJ Ja mes Pa nama Ci ty Beachâ€™ s ol dest oyster pub ...since 196 7 PEOPLE BAY WATCH from Page 6
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Friday, February 27, 2015 The ENTERTAINER â€¢ 9 Chefâ€™s Palate Name: Chris Innger Restaurant: g. Foleyâ€™s Age: 27 Hometown: Panama City Culinary School: Florida Culinary Institute, West Palm Beach Accolades: Executive Chef / Gulf Coast State College culinary professor After a long workday, what do you eat? Pizza â€“ with wine. Whatâ€™s your guilty (food) pleasure? Hot dogs, mac & cheese, baked beans. Whatâ€™s your favorite avor combination? Spicy & bold. Besides your restaurant, where do you go out to eat? Lizaâ€™s Kitchen, My Thai, Edwards on 30A. My new fave is Diegoâ€™s. What are your pet peeves in the kitchen? Primadonnas and headphones. If you could choose, what would be your last meal? Beanie weenies, mac & cheese, a BLT and French macaroons. Whatâ€™s your favorite recipe ingredients? Black trufes; kosher salt, butter. â€” JAN WADDY â€œI love Cedar Key Clams. ... This dish is not on the menu, but we do run it as a special often.â€Chef Chris Cedar Key Clams with Florida Fingerling Potatoes, Butcher Cut Bacon, Pecan Smoked Sea Salt, and Zellwood Corn pound Fingerling Potatoes Fresh From Florida, cut into -inch rounds 1 tablespoon peanut oil Pinch of Gulf Coast Saltworks Pecan Smoked Sea Salt Pinch of fresh ground black pepper 3 slices thick cut butcher bacon, cut into -inch cubes 1 small Vidalia onion, small diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 whole ears of Zellwood Corn, cut off the cob 2 dozen Cedar Key Sweets (Clams) â€“ Tarpon Dock Seafood Market has them! cup dry white wine cup Ocheesee Creamery heavy cream 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 green onion, sliced 1/8-inch thick Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Toss the fingerling potatoes with oil, sea salt and black pepper. Place mix on baking sheet. Roast pota toes until they are slightly tender, approximately 25 minutes; reserve. Heat a large Dutch oven or stock pot over medium heat. Add the bacon and cook it until the fat is ren dered and the bacon is browned, about 6 minutes. Add the onion and garlic and sweat by cooking until they are tender but not brown, about 4 minutes. Add the potatoes, corn and clams. Season the mix a little more with leftover smoked salt and pepper. Pour in wine and cover the pot to steam the clams; this usually takes about 8-10 minutes. Once the clams have completely opened up, use a slotted spoon to transfer them with bacon and vegetables to a large serving bowl, leaving the liquid in the pot. Stir in cream and butter into the pot and simmer over medium heat until the liquid becomes thickened, 6 to 7 minutes. Spoon the sauce over clams, bacon, and vegetables, and garnish with green onion. Enjoy. RECIPE CARD Photo by JAN WADDY | News Herald Contributed photo FOOD & DRINK
Friday, February 27, 2015 10 â€¢ The ENTERTAINER FREE 50% OFF $ 5.00 OFF Cannot combine with an y offer coupon or discount or HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS. LIMIT 1 COUPON PER TA BLE OF 6. Expires 4/15/15 Cannot combine with an y offer coupon or discount or HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS. LIMIT 1 COUPON PER TA BLE OF 6. Expires 4/15/15 Cannot combine with an y offer coupon or discount or HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS. LIMIT 1 COUPON PER TA BLE OF 6. Expires 4/15/15 Cheese Dip or Guacamole Appetiz er (with pur chase of 2 entr ees) 2nd Entr ee of equal or lesser va lue. (with pur chase of 2 drinks) A pur chase of $30 or mor e Cannot combine with an y offer coupon or discount Cannot combine with an y offer coupon or discount Cannot combine with an y offer coupon or discount COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT Name: Lizzie Zinszer Age: 20 Occupation: Technical Theatre student at GCSC; she plays Viola/ Cesario in â€œTwelfth Nightâ€ Favorite local place to eat/favorite dish: â€œI love all food except seafood. If it lives in the sea, itâ€™s not for me.â€ Favorite place to hang out: Backstage at a theater production. What she does for fun: â€œActing, doing tech, dancing, singing. I sing to myself, like a bad s hair band.â€ Name: Mallory Champlin Age: 19 Occupation: Theatre Track student at GCSC; she plays Olivia in â€œTwelfth Nightâ€ Favorite local place to eat/favorite dish: â€œTrigo downtown. They have a lot of vegetarian options and Iâ€™m a vegetarian.â€ Favorite place to hang out: â€œI spend a lot of time at the movies. Like when the Martin Theatre has special lms, or at the Grand, or when SGA gives out movie tickets to students.â€ (Her favorite movie is â€œThe Wizard of Oz.â€) What she does for fun: â€œWatch movies and TV. I read a lot of scripts in my spare time, and a lot of books.â€ (Favorite book: â€œThe Life of Pi.â€) Name: Micky Grif th Age: 19 Occupation: Works at an ice cream shop; she plays Feste the Fool in â€œTwelfth Nightâ€ Favorite local place to eat/favorite dish: â€œOishi Thai (in Panama City Beach). The sushi is great there.â€ Favorite place to hang out: Moseyâ€™s (in downtown Panama City), â€œplaying pool, watching people try to play ping pong. Vinyl Press (next door) has great food, too.â€ What she does for fun: â€œHang out with my boyfriend, Shamus.â€ PEOPLE Leading Ladies Our spotlight caught up with three young actors this week, all of whom are appearing in Gulf Coast State Collegeâ€™s current production of William Shakespeareâ€™s â€œTwelfth Night.â€ Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Amelia Center Theatre in Panama City. WANT TO BE IN THE SPOTLIGHT? Email your answers to our questions along with your photo to Tony Simmons at firstname.lastname@example.org and Jan Waddy at email@example.com
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Friday, February 27, 2015 12 â€¢ The ENTERTAINER FOOD & DRINK PANAMA CITY BEACH â€” If you have not been to Jazmine Thai this season, you are missing out on the cure for bored tastebuds. Owner and Executive Chef Sam Junlakan has been shaking things up from the kitchen to the iPad menu â€” all for the better. â€œMy mom is from Thailand. Thai food comes natural for me. We try to stay true and authentic, as close to Thailand as possible,â€ said Junlakan, a Panama City native. â€œBut I am also trying to bring something different. I have stuff you donâ€™t usually see in a Thai restaurant â€” fusion cuisine and sushi.â€ After recently relocating from Michigan, he and his wife are now raising their two daughters, ages 7 and 8, and 4-year-old son in Panama City Beach. Junlakanâ€™s varied experience and classic culinary training comes through in the menu at Jazmine, which also is the name of his oldest daughter. A graduate of Rutherford High School, Junlakan served in the U.S. Navy for four years. Since then, his training has including sushi classes in Bethesda, Md., and classic French training at Johnson & Wales in Charlotte, N.C., and he has two other restaurants in North Carolina and Michigan. The dishes that remain on Jazmineâ€™s menu from the previous owners, â€œgood family friends,â€ have been updated since Junlakan took over in November. â€œThe food was magnicent,â€ said Sue Huml, who has become a regular at Jazmine with her husband, Vince. The Humls trade winters at their house in Chicago for stays in their Bay Point condo. Jazmine satises their cravings for the cuisine of Thailand, where they have traveled on several occasions. â€œThe heat level we can reduce. We use fresh ingredients and make everything in-house,â€ said Junlakan, who showed off pictures of his new dishes on the iPad menu. â€œThe (printed) menu is just the word. Whatever you see on the picture (on the screen), it is going to come out looking exactly the same.â€ Junlakan has Type 1 diabetes, so one of his goals was to make sure he could eat everything on his menu. He also uses a lot of organic produce from local farmers in Blountstown and Wewahitchka. â€œI already know the dishes I am serving the customers are healthy. A lot of the dishes are gluten-free. Our sauces are made with fresh fruits. All of the oil is 100-percent extra virgin olive oil. I donâ€™t add any granulated sugar. I use palm sugar â€” fresh and natural, and it is better than processed,â€ he added. I ordered an unsweet tea to drink, but for those who request sweet, he suggests a green tea option with half the calories. Junlakan rst served me one of his new signature appetizers, Citrus Tuna. â€œIt is a crudo-style tuna or a raw sh and no rice dish,â€ he explained. â€œEven customers who have never had raw like this.â€ I am a sushi and sashimi lover, but I had never had avors quite like this. The pan-seared blue n tuna, seasoned with seven spices, was served with peeled orange slices and sliced avocado on a bed of sauce sprinkled with microgreens. â€œYou have to use tuna, orange and avocado in the same bite,â€ he said. â€œFor the orange citrus oil, reduce down grapefruit, orange, pineapple, mango and strawberries, lime juice, olive oil and palm sugar. All sauces are made freshly in-house.â€ The dish was very good, a bold spicy citrus mix, one of Junlakanâ€™s favorite avor combinations. Surprisingly, I didnâ€™t need any soy sauce. â€œIâ€™m trying to get a lot of customers away from soy,â€ he admitted. â€œWhen you donâ€™t have all of that salt, you can taste the sh.â€ One of the most popular sushi rolls is the Aqua Yaki, lightly breaded with Panko and fried, then topped with spicy tuna and served with a spicy aioli sauce. The Lotus Salmon appetizer â€” Panko breaded lotus root wheels with fresh red plum and mango purees topped with seared salmon and poached lobster, a mixed berry reduction (raspberry, blueberries, blackberries and cranberries with orange liqueur) and a white ginger garlic sauce â€” was a beautiful surprise for my senses. â€œThe vegetable tastes like a potato. I import lotus straight from Thailand, a 35-pound case. I peel them up, thin slice and vacuum seal them, then freeze,â€ he explained. â€œI serve this to customers and they love it.â€ The rst bite is like a sweet dessert, but it ends on a buttery note. The thick Lotus chip is substantial but tastes like a potato; dip it in the sauces. Junlakan takes the same JAN WADDY | PanamaCity.com Crme Brulee is topped with freshly made whipped cream and berries. The Red Velvet Cakeâ€™s coloring comes from a fresh berry puree. Chicken Basil Wok is a mix of tender chicken, fresh Thai pepper and basil, baby corn, green beans, carrots and bamboo. The Lotus Salmon appetizer is meant to be eaten with your hands. Lemongrass Soup is a spicy citrus blend. Side Dish JAN WADDY Jazmine chef creates Thai fusionSEE SIDE DISH | 13
Friday, February 27, 2015 The ENTERTAINER â€¢ 13 care with his new recipe for Lemongrass soup in a broth of lime and tamarind: â€œI extract the extra juice from the leaves. I make the broth and strain out all the extra.â€ The spicy mix was lled with tomatoes, onion and straw mushrooms for a comforting, savory, hearty and refreshing blend all in one. â€œThai food is meant to be shared,â€ Junlakan said, but I had trouble parting with the Three Musketeers â€” softshell crab, meaty sea scallops and â€œwhole prawnsâ€ in a slightly smoky and spicy trio sauce of tamarind, g reduction and garlic, served with a side of fresh steamed broccoli. â€œWe use steamer to steam, donâ€™t add any salt or pepper. I believe steamed vegetables should be left alone,â€ he said. One of the best selling entrees is the Chicken Basil Wok with fresh Thai pepper, tender chicken and basil, lled with avor and texture from baby corn, green beans, carrots and bamboo, but not too spicy. I didnâ€™t need the rice. The fruit sauces used in some of the appetizers also are used in the desserts. â€œAll desserts are made inhouse,â€ Junlakan said. â€œI sell close to 100 crme brulees a week.â€ Color from the moist red velvet cake came from fresh berry puree, while the crme brulee is topped with berries and freshly made whipped cream. FOOD & DRINK JAZMINE THAI CUISINE What: Thai fusion and sushi Where: 2629 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily Details: 249-2010 or JazmineThaiPCB.com SIDE DISH from Page 12 Aqua Yaki is the most popular sushi roll at Jazmine. Three Musketeers, a seafood trio, is a popular dish at Jazmine Thai. Citrus Tuna is one of the signature appetizers at Jazmine Thai.
Friday, February 27, 2015 14 â€¢ The ENTERTAINER MARIAH FALK, 22Years bartending: 3 Bar location: Runaway Island, 14521 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach Drink specials? 11-6 daily domestic, or Miller Lite bottles price well drinks, happy hour wine Do you have another job or part time job? What was your last job? TGI Fridays bartender, Hammer head Fredâ€™s were previous bartending jobs. Favorite drink to make: Martinis, because you can always do something different with it, choco late martinis, you can make it look pretty and make it taste good all at the same time. Whatâ€™s the most sold drink in the bar? A frozen Jack and Coke, itâ€™s really, really good When someone says â€œsurprise me,â€ whatâ€™s your go-to drink? I have this drink that I found online a long time ago, itâ€™s kind of like a Long Island but way fruitier. It gets five different liquors (vodka, gin, triple sec, tequila, Malibu) and orange juice, pineapple juice, cranberry and a little bit of Sprite. Itâ€™s a really good, strong drink but the fruitiness kind of hides it. H ave you created your own con coction? Itâ€™s called a Wrecking Ball and itâ€™s made with Jack Daniels Honey, Grand Marnier, Fireball and a little bit of Coke. Which cocktail do you dread making? A Mojito. You have to muddle it and all that stuff. Any bartender hates mak ing Mojitos, but I love bar tending so it doesnâ€™t really matter. What is the strangest thing a customer has ever told you? Iâ€™ve had some weird ones. Itâ€™s a tough one to think about When do you know when a customer has had too much? They keep asking the same question over and over, they donâ€™t remember your name, they are slur ring their words, they get up and then fall down, or canâ€™t walk. â€” JENNIFER SCHAEFER Meet the mixologist Mariahâ€™s Fruity Mango drink 1 oz. Mango vodka oz. triple sec E qual parts orange juice, pineapple juice, cranberry and some sprite. Shake ingredients, pour over ice. The drink tastes light and fruity, alcohol was well hidden but I detected a little buzz after only half a drink. Photos by P ATTI BLAKE | News Herald F OOD & D RINK
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Friday, February 27, 2015 16 â€¢ The ENTERTAINER PEOPLE WHATâ€™S NOT TO LOVE? Holly and Chris Jones shared this picture of a beautiful Beach engagement. Kim Thomas and her â€œsweet husbandâ€ Mark Thomas, whose family goes back six generations in Panama City, are shown enjoying the sun disappearing behind them. Clarice Palmer Lambert sent us this picture of her daughter, Kayla, taken 25 years ago on the Beach. Kayla had won 2nd Place in a News Herald beach photo contest. SHARE THE LOVE To submit a picture of a romantic or fun-filled moment of you, your family or your loved ones enjoying Bay Countyâ€™s outdoors send it to jwaddy@ pcnh.com with information about the picture and we will do our best to publish it. SUNRISE & SUNSETS FRIDAY Sunrise, 6:11 a.m. Sunset, 5:40 p.m. Length of day, 11:28:58 SATURDAY Sunrise, 6:10 a.m. Sunset, 5:41 p.m. Length of day, 11:30:45 SUNDAY Sunrise, 6:09 a.m. Sunset, 5:41 p.m. Length of day, 11:32:33 MONDAY Sunrise, 6:08 a.m. Sunset, 5:41 p.m. Length of day, 11:36:08 TUESDAY Sunrise, 6:07 a.m. Sunset, 5:43 p.m. Length of day, 11:36:08 WEDNESDAY Sunrise, 6:06 a.m. Sunset, 5:44 p.m. Length of day, 11:37:56 THURSDAY Sunrise, 6:04 a.m. Sunset, 5:44 p.m. Length of day, 11:39:44 Recently retired law enforcement officer Mike Purvis enjoys a cool beverage and a cooler sunset on Panama City Beach. Paddleboarders Kim and Mike Thomas show that a couple can do things together on a recent outing in the Gulf of Mexico. Teresa and Don Pollachek enjoy the outdoors and all kinds of water, from creeks to oceans, and here they take a little time on the beach.
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Friday, February 27, 2015 18 â€¢ The ENTERTAINER PANAMA CITY â€” When Dutch Sanger left the Downtown Improvement Board to start his own event planning business, he didnâ€™t give up on the monthly street festival idea he rst brought to downtown in 2004. Friday Fest lls downtown streets with thousands of visitors on the rst Friday of each month from March to November. The event won 53 awards from the Florida Festival and Events Association over the years. It returns in full force on March 6. (More on that later.) In the meantime, Sanger Events and Promotions is debuting a new street party at Panama City Mallâ€™s parking lot beginning tonight. â€œThe Festâ€ will take place on the fourth Friday of each month through November. Like Friday Fest, the new event promises unique retail/ craft booths, food vendors, classic car and motorcycle displays, childrenâ€™s activities and family-friendly live bands. And also like Friday Fest, a portion of the vendor fees will be donated to a different local non-pro t organization each month. â€œWe want to give exposure to some of the lesser known non-pro ts that help our community by giving them high visibility at the event and a donation afterwards,â€ said Sanger, adding that he was excited to see how the community receives The Fest. â€œWith plenty of seating, great Panama City Mall restaurants and other food all in one location, plus two stages will be set up at each end of the venue,â€ Sanger said, â€œThe Fest will get the community ready for the arrival of spring.â€ Retail booths open at 5:30 p.m. and the music (tonightâ€™s bands are Reasonable Doubt and The Jake Garrett Band) starts at 6 p.m. Mall merchants are expected to run special promotions to coincide with the event. â€œWe are a community center that focuses on familyoriented, funlled activities, and The Fest ts right in with the type of events that we continue to add to the shopping center,â€ said Kim Wise, the mallâ€™s marketing/ specialty leasing manager, quoted in a news release. Tonightâ€™s event will also feature a pre-festival â€œtailgate partyâ€ by Hess Entertainment from 4-6 p.m., with food and drinks to prepare you for attending the nightâ€™s performance of Heart. The legendary band will be in concert at the Marina Civic Center tonight beginning at 8 p.m. (For concert details, visit HessEntertainment.net.) â€œWe look for Bay County to really rally behind this community-oriented event,â€ Sanger said in promotional materials. â€œItâ€™s a free, fun thing for the whole family to do on a Friday night. You can have dinner together at any number of restaurants or food booths, dance the evening away, and shop for that perfect unique gift, new out t or piece of jewelry, all at the same time.â€ Meanwhile, DIB Mainstreet Coordinator Valerie Woods assures us that Friday Fest will have all your favorites, as well as something new. The band lineup includes Mulberry Republic at the Sixth Street stage, the Krooked Kilts (a Celtic rock band) at the Fifth Street stage (from 7-9 p.m.), Panama Blues Revue at the Fourth Street stage, and KD in front of Trigo. â€œEverything else will basically be the same as last year â€” lots of food and retail vendors, classic and show cars, and a childrenâ€™s activity section with bounce houses,â€ she said. â€œWe will also have a demonstration from the Wild West Explorer Post 343. They will be setup in the Visual Arts Center parking lot and will perform when Panama Blues Revue goes on break.â€ If you count the return of the Entertainer, then thatâ€™s three times the reason to TGIF. Peace. PEOPLE Fridays feature twice the festival fun FESTIVITIES ON FRIDAYS â€¢ The Fest: 6-10 p.m. Friday (and the fourth Friday of each month through November) at the Panama City Mall parking lot by J.C. Penney on U.S. 231. Debuting tonight. Free admission. Attractions include classic and show cars, bike night, eating areas, local bands on stages, kid zone and merchandise; proceeds go to a different non-profit each month. Details: 625-2014 â€¢ Friday Fest: 6-10 p.m. March 6 (and the first Friday of each month through November) on Harrison Avenue between Sixth Street and Beach Drive. Established 2004. Free admission. Attractions include more than 200 show cars, 50 vendors, and live local bands on each major intersection. Shops and restaurants stay open late. Details: PCFridayFest.com Undercurrents TONY SIMMONS
SPRING BREAK PREVIEW PATTI BLAKE | The News Herald Premiere Issue â€¢ February 27, 2015 BE ACH INSIDER ADVENTUROUS
The ENTERTAINER â€¢ 21 BEACH INSIDER BEACH INSIDER Friday, February 27, 2015 Friday, February 27, 2015 20 â€¢ The ENTERTAINER BY THE NUMBERS The estimated number of students on Spring Break in the U.S. & Canada in 2015 will be: Feb. 14-21: 627,249 Feb. 21-28: 302,449 Feb. 28-March 7: 1.18 million March 7-14: 2.97 million March 14-21: 2.17 million March 21-28: 865,365 March 28-April 4: 166,270 April 4-10: 169,436 â€”Source: Collegiate Marketing Group By TONY SIMMONS 747-5080 | @PCTonyS firstname.lastname@example.org PANAMA CITY BEACH â€” Spring Break 2015 of cially kicks off this weekend and will build for the next few weeks, bringing thousands upon thousands of visitors to the shoreline, the clubs and resorts, the restaurants and other attractions across Bay County. Panama City Beach has more than 27 miles of sugar-white sand along the Gulf of Mexico, but for the next four-plus weeks, it will be wall-to-wall people â€” all of them looking to have a good time. Luckily for them, thereâ€™s plenty happening. â€œIâ€™m anticipating 2015 to be a great year ... not just for Spring Break, but into the summer,â€ Bikini Beach Motel owner John Geesling told The News Herald recently. â€œWeâ€™re ahead for the year over the last couple of years. Itâ€™s really looking good.â€ The Beach Bash Music Fest at Sharkyâ€™s Beach Club runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, sponsored in part by Joose Margarita. It includes featured performers for ticketed events on what they assure us is â€œthe largest stage on the beach.â€ Many resorts offer specials and entertainment for registered guests only. Holiday Inn, for instance, will have a poolside Luau each Saturday for guests only, with free leis and grass skirts, a DJ, and food and drink specials Two free concerts open to the general public already have been announced, featuring a country music star who has become a Spring Break mainstay over the past six years. However, Luke Bryan has stated that this yearâ€™s concerts will be his last as part of Spring Break. â€œWe are excited to announce that The King of Spring Break himself, Mr. Luke Bryan, will be returning for two, free all-ages shows on March 11 and 12,â€ Spinnaker Beach Club announced on its Facebook page. â€œThis will be his seventh and nal Spring Break appearance, coordinated with the release of his last Spring Break album, â€˜Checkinâ€™ Out,â€™ which debuts on March 10.â€ Bryan announced the concerts personally on YouTube in January. They will take place at 4 p.m. March 11 and 12 at Spinnaker. (Read more about his concerts in next Fridayâ€™s Beach Insider pages.) Plenty of other artists are scheduled to perform during the height of Spring Break. Club La Vela, alone, has more than a dozen events planned, which it is promoting as â€œone of the biggest lineupsâ€ in its history. The La Vela schedule includes: Bone Thugs & Harmony, Feb. 28; Far East Movement, March 3; GrandTheft & Slander, March 8; Woka Floka, March 9; Cash Cash, March 10; Borgore, March 12; Pegboard Nerds, March 13; Vicetone & Caked Up, March 15; Liâ€™l Jon, March 16; T-Pain, March 17; Chainsmokers, March 19; Borgeous, March 20; Scooter & Lavelle, March 22; Juicy J, March 24; Shaggy, March 26; and Rae Sremmurd, March 31. (See the calendar of events on Page 28-29 for details, times and tickets, or visit ClubLaVela.com.) If youâ€™d rather someone else handle the driving, the Spring Break Party Bus VIP Club Crawl (tickets available at PCBeachSpringBreak.com) will head out at 7 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday. Over the next seven hours, ticketholders will party at ve hotspots â€” Hofbru Beer Garden, the Tiki Bar at Sandpiper, Sharkyâ€™s, Runaway Island, and Harpoon Harryâ€™s. Cost of the ticket covers the ride, all cover charges, a party guide, a free drink at each location, a souvenir T-shirt and wristband. This ride is guaranteed to sell out, and advanced tickets are strongly suggested. SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY Panama City Beach and unincorporated parts of the county have established new ordinances designed to reduce alcohol consumption and related problems. All alcohol sales end at 2 a.m. in the Panama City Beach city limits and Bay County jurisdiction throughout the month of March. You also must have valid ID on your person to consume alcohol on the beach. (In addition, though this doesnâ€™t necessarily have anything to do with drinking, beachgoers should know that metal shovels are not permitted on the beach, and any holes dug in the sand should not be deeper than two feet.) â€œAll of the new rules have done nothing to deter these spring breakers,â€ Gheesling said. â€œTheyâ€™re nice kids; theyâ€™re just down here to have fun.â€ The beach vendors prepared for the massive in ux of customers with a Spring Break Hospitality Workshop on Feb. 24, gathering business representatives, community leaders and law enforcement to promote best practices for alcohol sales, to raise staff awareness of potential issues, and to advise the local hospitality industry on recent changes to laws. â€œIn preparation for Spring Break, we are pleased to work closely with our local hospitality community and raise awareness of recent local ordinance changes that will cultivate a more safe and enjoyable environment for our businesses and spring breakers alike,â€ said Panama City Beach Mayor Gayle Oberst, quoted in a news release. The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association provided the training for vendors to learn about alcohol laws, how to avoid serving underage patrons, and preventing over-serving of patrons. The goal is to reduce underage alcohol sales and DUIs by increasing knowledge and professionalism among those selling and serving alcohol. â€œAs Floridaâ€™s premier provider of responsible alcohol vendor training, we are passionate about server and seller alcohol education,â€ said FRLA Vice President of Education and Training Geoff Luebkemann. â€œWe are thrilled to partner with Panama City Beach government and business leaders to actively support a safe and memorable Spring Break season. SAFE BREAK Here are some things every beachgoer needs to know, as well as tips that are especially relevant to Spring Breakers: â€¢ Know who and where your friends are. That is, travel with your entourage. Keep tabs on your friends, whether youâ€™re in a club, walking the beach, or playing in the surf. â€¢ Sunscreen is also your friend. It may not be hot out, but if thereâ€™s sun shining, then you need to use sunscreen. Even on overcast days, itâ€™s possible to get a severe, painful sunburn. â€¢ Keep hydrated. Drink plenty of water, and recognize the fact that alcohol consumption contributes to dehydration. â€¢ Pay attention to the beach ag system. Those colorful ags you see at public access areas are there to warn you of surf conditions. A purple ag means there is dangerous sealife present (such as jelly sh). Yellow means to use caution as the surf is rough. Red means dangerous surf conditions exist and you should stay out of the water. Two red ags mean beaches are closed: Donâ€™t swim, donâ€™t even wade, because a dangerous current (undertow or riptide) could drag you out into the deeps and drown you. â€¢ When it comes to partying, donâ€™t lose your head. If youâ€™re of legal age, and you decide to drink, then do so responsibly. Do not drink and drive, or drink and swim. Keep your ID with you. Donâ€™t drink something offered to you by a stranger, and keep an eye on whatever you are drinking so no one has a chance to slip something bad into it. Stay off balconies if youâ€™ve been drinking. Donâ€™t walk along the strip if youâ€™ve been drinking, as you could get hit by a car. â€¢ Clean up after yourself. If youâ€™re on the beach, that means putting your empties and other trash into the garbage cans. Surf, sun, suds, sand and ... so forth ON THE WEB â€¢Social Bay: Keep up with the latest happenings on Spring Break at http://pcnhhalifax.com/social/ â€¢Visit NewsHerald.com and PanamaCity.com for Spring Break photo galleries and videos. NEWS HERALD FILE PHOTOS BEACHâ€™S BEST BETS THESE ARE THE TOP FIVE THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO BE THIS WEEK ALONG PANAMA CITY BEACH: 1 WORLD SWORD SWALLOWERâ€™S DAY: 2 p.m. Saturday at Ripleyâ€™s Believe It or Not, 9907 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Sword swallower Harley Newman performs death-defying feats in this celebration of the ancient art. Details: 230-6113 2 BONE THUGS Nâ€™HARMONY: 7 p.m. Saturday at Club La Vela, Panama City Beach. Ages 18 and older. Advance tickets $25; meet and greet (limited to 30 tickets) $80. Details: ClubLaVela.com 3 MY FEVER: 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday at Hammerhead Fredâ€™s, 8752 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Details: 233-3907 or HammerHeadFreds.com 4 THE RETURN OF THE PARTY DOCTOR: 8-10 p.m. Saturday at Pineapple Willyâ€™s 9875 S. Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. The 20th anniversary of Todd Sparksâ€™ music on the beach. 5 FOAM PARTY: 7 p.m. to midnight Thursday at Hammerhead Fredâ€™s, 8752 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Details: PanamaniacClubCard.com/events BEST BETS BEST BETS THESE ARE THE TOP FIVE THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO BE THIS WEEK ALONG PANAMA CITY BEACH: 2 p.m. Saturday at Ripleyâ€™s Believe It or Not, 9907 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Sword swallower Harley Newman performs death-defying feats in this celebration of the ancient art. Details: 230-6113 Saturday at Club La Vela, Panama City Beach. Ages 18 and older. Advance tickets $25; meet and greet (limited to 30 tickets) $80. Details: 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday at Hammerhead Fredâ€™s, 8752 Thomas Drive, 4 THE RETURN OF THE PARTY DOCTOR: 8-10 p.m. Saturday at Pineapple Willyâ€™s 9875 S. Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. The 20th anniversary of 7 p.m. to midnight Thursday at Hammerhead Fredâ€™s, 8752 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Details: PanamaniacClubCard.com/events
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Friday, February 27, 2015 The ENTERTAINER â€¢ 23 Mi ke Hi ll US ED CA RS We Fi na nc e 35 08 We st 23 rd St . Pa na ma Cit y 76 972 83 Op en ARTS & ACTS By JAN WADDY 747-5072 | @JanWaddy1 email@example.com PANAMA CITY BEACH â€” Ripleyâ€™s Believe It or Not! highlights the deadly, ancient art of sword swallowing with free performances Saturday at its Oddituriums worldwide during the eighth annual World Sword Swallowerâ€™s Day. Harley Newman, 63, will join three other sword swallowers in the parking lot (or the lobby if it rains) at Ripleyâ€™s Believe It or Not! Odditorium, 9907 Front Beach Road, for the 2 p.m. show. The of cial swallow will be at 2:28:15 to coincide with the date. â€œItâ€™s fun to look at peopleâ€™s faces. People think theyâ€™re having fun looking at me but they have no idea how much fun I am having looking at them,â€ said Newman, a member of Sword Swallowers Association International (SwordSwallow.org). SSAI is led by prominent sword swallower and event founder Dan Meyer, whose feats have been chronicled by Ripleyâ€™s. Newman has made a career out of testing boundaries. â€œI come from a long line of teachers, preachers and social workers,â€ said Newman, who initially went to college to become a doctor before being enticed by clowns at Ringling Bros. Carnival in Beloit, Wis., in the fall of 1970. â€œI saw a clown do amazing things and thought I could do that.â€ Later, he began helping out with circus sideshows. â€œI started sword swallowing nine or 10 years ago, but Iâ€™ve been doing stunts a long time â€“ since 1972 ... large beds of nails, walking barefoot on swords, rolling around on broken glass,â€ Newman said. â€œI love them. Theyâ€™re fun. I could teach you in about 30 seconds, but itâ€™s going against all that we have been taught in society; itâ€™s sharp and dangerous.â€ He found his rst sword in an antique shop for $15 after making sure it had no sharp points. â€œI knew all the techniques, knew sword swallowers and knew that picking it up was seriously demanding. I didnâ€™t like it; itâ€™s not my favorite thing to do,â€ Newman admitted. Swallowers use mind-overmatter techniques to control the body and repress natural re exes to insert solid steel blades from 15 to 25 inches down the esophagus and into the stomach. â€œThe sword I am swallowing will be 22 inches long, distance to the bottom of my stomach,â€ said Newman, who explained that does not include the handle. â€œI can comfortably do 23 inches of blade.â€ He admits he likes to have an empty stomach when he swallows swords â€“ or locks. â€œI have several things I swallow and one sword and I always let people pull it out,â€ he said. â€œI wonâ€™t just be sword swallowing â€” thatâ€™s for sure.â€ Saturdayâ€™s show is free, but guests can get $4 off rst-class passes or $2 off Ripleyâ€™s admission day of event. â€œI am so out of touch itâ€™s ridiculous,â€ admitted Newman, who has buried himself in old manuscripts the past couple of years researching the ancient art of sword swallowing. â€œBut put me on stage and I know what Iâ€™m doing.â€ Sword Swallowers return to Ripleyâ€™s Harley Newman, 63, will be one of four sword swallowers performing Saturday at Ripleyâ€™s in Panama City Beach as part of World Sword Swallowerâ€™s Day. â€” Contributed photo NIGHTLIFE
Friday, February 27, 2015 24 â€¢ The ENTERTAINER By TONY SIMMONS 747-5080 | @PCTonyS firstname.lastname@example.org PANAMA CITY â€” Strands of Christmas lights crossed overhead in the open warehouse space where members of My Fever met to rehearse downtown. The ringing guitars and vocals at once plaintive and hopeful echoed from another time, but took on a fresh sound under the bandâ€™s direction. The unsigned alt-rock band includes Weston Hine (vocals/guitar), his brother Garrett Hine (drums/vocals), Blake Tallent (guitar/vocals), and Casey Morgan (bass/ vocals). They formed My Fever in Panama City over the past year, and are planning to move to Atlanta this spring, after their initial CD is released. They described themselves as â€œbrothers and best friendsâ€ who love writing and playing music together. â€œWes and I knew each other through the scene,â€ Blake said. â€œMy desire to play music came from seeing these guys playing (under the name LilyWhite, and with other members involved). That was a pivotal show for me.â€ Blake interned with Wes during his time as a music leader at Northstar Church in Panama City, but when Wes decided not to chase the dream of forming a touring band, Blake chose to go off to school in Australia. Then, Garrett and Wes traveled to Atlanta to see Kings of Leon in concert. â€œI had an awakening moment,â€ Wes said. â€œWe had grown up playing in bands, and though I toyed with the idea, I thought Iâ€™d go into church ministries as a vocation.â€ But Garrett said the Atlanta show got Wes â€œred up.â€ They sat down to talk again about forming a band, and Wes decided that â€” â€œif Garrett was inâ€ â€” they could do this. â€œI was ticked off when I got the text they were forming a band,â€ Blake said. â€œI moved half-way across the world, and now you want to be serious?â€ Blake left Australia and returned to the states. A delayed connecting ight caused him to rent a car and drive from Nashville to Panama City, where he went directly into a rehearsal with the rest of the guys. They have written 22 original songs since then, and recorded their best seven at WarHorse Studios in Miramar Beach with producer Jeremy Grifth. The EP will be called â€œSee the Light,â€ and the band currently has a Kickstarter campaign under way to help fund the production â€” which includes a planned release on vinyl. â€œWe tracked live, rather than layering multiple tracks,â€ Garrett said. â€œWe did overdubs of guitars and backing vocals, but we nished in a week and two days.â€ Song writing is collaborative for My Fever. Wes said someone might come to rehearsal with an idea or an idea might arise out of a jam session. Garrett said theyâ€™ll settle on a riff or chord structure. Blake said theyâ€™ll then try to identify the emotional core of the song. â€œThe best ones â€” the rare ones â€” write themselves,â€ Wes said. â€œAs a writer, you have to detach yourself from the lyrics. If you get too literal, you run into problems.â€ A rock band rst and foremost, the group tries for a timeless sound that is â€œold and new at the same time,â€ Wes said. They want to tell stories in their songs, touch emotional chords, and connect with people on a creative level. He mentioned Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan as examples. The group credits Crooke Stewart at the Ghetto Palace in Springeld and Beth Davis at The Little Village in St. Andrews for giving them venues to jam and get their names out to the public. Theyâ€™ve also played Friday Fest in downtown Panama City last summer, at Moseyâ€™s downtown, at Back Stage Pass in September and Floriopolis in January â€” all of which were important steps along their journey. â€œWeâ€™re believers in faith and fate,â€ Wes said. â€œFor us, this is what we want to pursue.â€ Patches Pub & Grill 4723 Thomas Drive Past the Curve toward St. Andrews Park 850.233.8879 1134647 DIAMOND CROWN CIGAR LOUNGE 850-249-6282 17329 PCB PKWY , PA NAMA CITY BEACH, FL 32431 PCB CIGARS WE CARR Y AR TURO FUENTE, DIAMOND CROWN , PA DRON , GOD OF FIRE, OPUS X LOSTCITY , ACID , CAMACHO , PERDOMO , ROCKY PA TEL, AV O, LA AURORA, TA TU AJE, OLIV A, VIAJE, ASHT ON , MY FA THER, LIGA PRIV ADA, ALEC BRADLEY , KRIST OFF EPC , ZINO AND MUCH MUCH MORE CER TIFIED OPUS X CIGAR DEALER WWW .PCBCIGARS.COM 999 SQ FT . SP ANISH CEDAR WA LK IN HUMIDOR OVER 500 0 BOXES OF CIGARS IN STOC K My Fever is on the rise M Y FEVER S C HEDULE 8 p.m. Feb. 28: Hammerhead Fredâ€™s, 8752 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach 5 p.m. March 6: Little Village, 2808 W. 12th St., Panama City 7 p.m. March 13: Rehearsal loft show at Bluewater Center, 430 W. Fifth St., Panama City Details: Facebook.com/myfeverband or email email@example.com ARTS & ACTS
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Friday, February 27, 2015 26 â€¢ The ENTERTAINER M M M M M M r r r . . . . . . E E E D D D D D D I I I I I I E E E E E E ' ' ' ' ' ' S S S S S S B B B B B B a a a r r r b b b e e e r r r S S S h h h o o o p p p ARTS & ACTS By TONY SIMMONS 747-5080 | @PCTonyS firstname.lastname@example.org PANAMA CITY â€” Meghan Sullivan says she has to stay in motion. A sculptor and potter, she works in terra cotta, making tiles, plates and gures. She also teaches drawing at Gulf Coast State College and the Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida. â€œI really like the tactility of making things,â€ she said during a conversation at the Floriopolis gallery in St. Andrews. â€œI donâ€™t think I could sit in an of ce all day long and be happy.â€ This yearâ€™s artist-inresidence at GCSC, Meghan grew up in Boston, the youngest of six children. â€œMy parents always had art around us,â€ she said, adding that her father worked for the city Arts Council. â€œWe had these handmade plates, and we would ght over who got which one, because siblings ght about everything.â€ Her older sister attended a free after-school arts program while in high school, and when Meghan was old enough, she joined the program because â€œI wanted to be like her.â€ She spent the four years of high school receiving six hours of art classes each week. Meghan attended the Massachusetts College of Art, which was across an alley from her high school. It was affordable, and she could live at home. In her freshman year, she took a pottery class that changed her life. â€œIt was the most challenging class I had taken up to then, and I was compelled by it,â€ she said, and by graduation, she was creating ceramic gures. She took a job working 40 hours a week throwing plates, bowls and cups, then got a residency just outside the city, teaching and doing gurative sculptures. She applied to the University of Florida and was accepted as a post-baccalaureate student. â€œIt was my rst time away from Boston,â€ she said. â€œIt was very hot, and the rst time a lizard came into my house I freaked out. But I really liked living in Florida.â€ Meghan eventually got into grad school in Nebraska, earned her masterâ€™s degree, and joined the AmeriCorps to pay off some of her massive student debt. In that capacity, she worked with elementary schools in blighted neighborhoods, building community gardens with children and organizing big awareness campaigns and events. She also did creative projects and volunteered as a bike mechanic at a co-op. Finally, she was offered a job with the city. â€œBut I knew if I stayed there another year, I would end up living in Lincoln, Neb., for my entire life,â€ she said. â€œI really missed ceramics, and I was teaching but I wasnâ€™t teaching art.â€ Thatâ€™s when she learned about GCSCâ€™s Artist in Residence program. She arrived in Panama City in time for the 2014 spring semester, and was invited to remain through the 2015 school year. She was already familiar with Tammy Marinuzzi and Pavel G. Amromin, assistant professors in the collegeâ€™s Visual and Performing Arts Department, who were also in Gainesville when Meghan was a student there. â€œWe shared a car ride once,â€ she said. â€œI knew how they drove, but I didnâ€™t know them that well. But Iâ€™m a gurative artist, theyâ€™re gurative artists, so we kind of feed off of each other.â€ A solo show of her work will open at GCSC Feb. 27 and be on display through March. Meghanâ€™s artwork is shaped by her personal experiences, according to a statement on her website (MeghanSullivanCeramics. com) â€” speci cally, being part of a large family and growing up in an urban environment. She calls herself â€œa storyteller,â€ for whom the journey is as important as the destination. â€œWhile my background has in uenced the tone and content, it is not straightforward autobiography,â€ she said. â€œOne speci c instance in a larger experience is used and extrapolated from in order to create the nal composition. ... While the conclusion may not be clear, the meaning of my work is found in the pondering of it.â€ Breathing life into feats of clay MEGHAN SULLIVAN Medium: Terra cotta Show: Feb. 27-March 2015 at the Amelia Center Gallery, Gulf Coast State College, Panama City Details: MeghanSullivanCeramics. com or MeghanSullivan Ceramics@gmail.com touch ARTISTâ€™S TONY SIMMONS | PanamaCity.com
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Friday, February 27, 2015 28 â€¢ The ENTERTAINER WANT TO BE INCLUDED? Click â€œSend us your eventsâ€ at PanamaCity.com or email Jan Waddy, email@example.com, or Tony Simmons, firstname.lastname@example.org. Inclusion in this calendar of events, which also appears on the Events page at PanamaCity.com, is at editorsâ€™ discretion. SATURDA Y, FEB. 28 BONE T H U GS N â€™H ARM ON Y: 7 p.m. at Club La Vela, Panama City Beach. Ages 18 and older. Advance tickets $25; meet and greet (limited to 30 tickets) $80. Details: ClubLaVela.com P ANA M ANIAC & G OLD CAR D W ELCO M E P AR T Y: 7-11:55 p.m. at Spinnaker, Hammerhead Fredâ€™s, Sharkyâ€™s, Harpoon Harryâ€™s or Coyote Ugly. Free cover with a Panamaniac VIP Club Card 7-9 p.m. SUNDA Y, MAR CH 1 P ANA M ANIAC & G OLD CAR D DA Y P AR T Y: 2-4 p.m. at Harpoon Harryâ€™s, 12627 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Free entry with card. GOLD CA R D P A R T Y: 7-9 p.m. at Spinnaker Beach Club, 8795 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Free entry with card. P ANA M ANIAC P AR T Y: 7-11:55 p.m. at Harpoon Harryâ€™s, 12627 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Free entry with card. MONDA Y, MAR CH 2 G OLD CA R D DA Y P A R T Y: 2-4 p.m. at Spinnaker Beach Club, 8795 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Free entry with card. P ANA M ANIAC G OLD CAR D P AR T Y: 7-9 p.m. at Hammerhead Fredâ€™s, 8752 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Free cover with card. Details: PanamaniacClubCard. com/events P ANA M ANIAC P AR T Y: 7 p.m. to midnight at Sharkyâ€™s Beach Club, 15201 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Free entry with card. Details: PanamaniacClubCard. com/events G OLD CAR D P AR T Y: 9-11 p.m. at Sharkyâ€™s Beach Club, 15201 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Card holders 21 and up get in free (under 21 pays half the cover). Details: PanamaniacClubCard. com/eventsTUESDA Y, MAR CH 3 P ANAMANIAC DA Y P AR T Y: 2-4 p.m. at Sharkyâ€™s Beach Club, 15201 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Free cover to card holders. Details: PanamaniacClubCard. com/events F AR EAST MO VEMENT : 7 p.m. at Club La Vela, Panama City Beach. Ages 18 and older. Details: ClubLaVela.com G OLD CA R D P A R T Y: 7-9 p.m. at Harpoon Harryâ€™s, 12627 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Card holders get in free. Details: PanamaniacClubCard.com/eventsWEDNESDA Y, MAR CH 4 BEAC H BA SH M U S IC F E S T : 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Sharkyâ€™s Beach Club, 15201 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Details: PanamaniacClubCard.com/events P ANA M ANIAC P AR T Y: 7 p.m. to midnight at Spinnaker Beach Club, 8795 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Free cover with card 7-9 p.m. Details: PanamaniacClubCard.com/events G LO W P AR T Y: 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Splash Bar, 6520 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Dance under the black light to DJ Ecstasy. Free glow sticks and free beer pong. Drink specials all night long. Details: SplashBarFlorida.com or 236-3450 P ANA M ANIAC P AR T Y: 8 p.m. to midnight at Hammerhead Fredâ€™s, 8752 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Free cover to card holders. Details: PanamaniacClubCard.com/eventsTHURSDA Y, MAR CH 5 F OA M P AR T Y: 7 p.m. to midnight at Hammerhead Fredâ€™s, 8752 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Details: PanamaniacClubCard.com/events Spring Break CALENDAR Th ad Br ow nB ui ld er s, In c. Ne wC us to mH ome Co ns tr uc ti on 85 023 095 61 Fr ee Es ti ma te s Li ce nse #C BC05 89 96 POOL DARTS MUSIC SPIRITS 8503 Thomas Drive Pa nama City Beach, FL 32408 850-235-1243 www .f acebook.com/foghorns Bi Yo rk OWNER LIVE MUSIC 10PM 2AM NIGHTL Y! GO & DO
Friday, February 27, 2015 The ENTERTAINER â€¢ 29 Sh op pe s At Ed ge wa te r | 51 3 Ri ch ar d Jac ks on Bl vd | Pa na ma Cit y Be ac h, FL 32 40 7 (8 50 ) 24 926 95 | www .r oc ki tl an es .c om TH IR ST Y TH UR SD AY EV ER YT HI NG IN TH E BA R $3 9P M2A M BA R WA RS St an Pe ac oc k At to rn ey & Co uns el or of La w DU I? FE LO NY ? AR RE ST ED ? MI SD EM EA NO R? 84 8 Je nk s Av en ue Pa nam a Cit y, FL 32 40 206 36 Of ce : 85 021 521 12 St an Pe ac oc kL aw @g ma il. co m St an le y E. Pe ac oc k, P. A. GO & DO MARCH 6 GLOW P A INT P AR TY: 7 p.m. to midnight at Hammerhead Fredâ€™s, 8752 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Details: PanamaniacClubCard.com/events R EDNE C K R ODEO: at Club La Vela, Panama City Beach. Featuring cast members from season 1 and 2 of â€œParty Down Southâ€ hosting contests and games poolside to kick off the night. Ages 18 and older. Details: ClubLaVela. com MARCH 8 MANUF ACTURED SUPERST ARS & DADA LIFE: Doors open at 8 p.m. at Hammerhead Fredâ€™s, 8752 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Tickets: 866-7278927. Details: PanamaniacCard.com SL ANDE R : doors open at 11 a.m. at Club La Vela, Panama City Beach. Ages 18 and older. Details: ClubLaVela.com G RANDT H EFT: doors open at 7 p.m. at Club La Vela, Panama City Beach. Ages 18 and older. Tickets: $10 in advance. Details: ClubLaVela.com MARCH 9 GOLD CARD DA Y P AR TY: 2-4 p.m. at Spinnaker Beach Club, 8795 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Free entry with card. P ANAMANIAC GOLD CARD P AR TY: 7-9 p.m. at Hammerhead Fredâ€™s, 8752 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Free cover with card. Details: PanamaniacClubCard. com/events P ANAMANIAC P AR TY: 7 p.m. to midnight at Sharkyâ€™s Beach Club, 15201 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Free entry with card. Details: PanamaniacClubCard.com/events GOLD CARD P AR TY: 9-11 p.m. at Sharkyâ€™s Beach Club, 15201 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Card holders 21 and up get in free (under 21 pays half the cover). Details: PanamaniacClubCard. com/events GRANDTHEFT & SL ANDER: at Club La Vela, Panama City Beach. Ages 18 and older. Details: ClubLaVela.com W AK A FLO C K A FL A ME: doors open at 11 a.m. at Club La Vela, Panama City Beach. Advance tickets: $25 general admission, $100 VIP. Ages 18 and older. Details: ClubLaVela.com MARCH 10 DIPLO & SPE C I A L GUEST: 2-4 p.m. at Sharkyâ€™s Beach Club, 15201 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Free cover to card holders. Tickets: 866-727-8927. Details: PanamaniacCard.com CA S H CA S H IN C ON C E R T: 7 p.m. at Club La Vela, Panama City Beach. Ages 18 and older. Advance tickets $25; free with Spring Break Platinum Cards. Details: ClubLaVela.com GOLD CAR D P AR TY: 7-9 p.m. at Harpoon Harryâ€™s, 12627 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Card holders get in free. Details: PanamaniacClubCard. com/events P AN A M ANI AC P AR TY: 8 p.m. to midnight at Hammerhead Fredâ€™s, 8752 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach. Free cover to card holders. Details: PanamaniacClubCard.com/events Spring Break CALENDAR
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Friday, February 27, 2015 The ENTERTAINER â€¢ 31 SEE ALL THE LISTINGS ONLINE @ NEWSHERALD.COM GAME ON Saturday 4 p.m. â€¢ (18) Arkansas at (1) Kentucky 4 p.m. â€¢ Virginia Tech at (2) Virginia 10 p.m. â€¢ BYU at (3) Gonzaga 7 p.m. â€¢ Syracuse at (4) Duke 2 p.m. â€¢ (6) Villanova at Xavier 9 p.m. â€¢ (7) Arizona at (13) Utah 5 p.m. â€¢ Texas at (8) Kansas 2 p.m. â€¢ (10) N. Iowa at (11) Wichita St 4 p.m. â€¢ (12) Iowa State at Kansas St 12 p.m. â€¢ Michigan at (14) Maryland 2 p.m. â€¢ (15) North Carolina at Miami (FL) 2 p.m. â€¢ TCU at (16) Oklahoma 130 available from $21 12 p.m. â€¢ (17) Louisville at Florida St 4 p.m. â€¢ (20) West Virginia at (19) Baylor 2 p.m. â€¢ Dayton at (22) Virginia Commonwealth 2 p.m. â€¢ (23) Butler at DePaul 8 p.m. â€¢ Boise State at (24) San Diego St Sunday 4 p.m. â€¢ Michigan St at (5) Wisconsin 2 p.m. (21) SMU at Connecticut 3:30 p.m. Marquette at (25) Providence Top 25 College Basketball weekend schedule
Friday, February 27, 2015 32 â€¢ The ENTERTAINER Cole: â€˜DUFFâ€™ imitates better icks The new high school comedy â€œThe DUFFâ€ has some elements working in its favor. It has some fun comic set pieces, and a great lead in Mae Whitman (as Bianca), but it also has some lazy writing, incredibly thin characters, a faux-style that never seems fresh and a confused message. The story follows Bianca, a zombie movie fan who wears plaid (thatâ€™s really all we know about her) and has two cooler friends. She soon learns from her neighbor, the schoolâ€™s football star, that she is their DUFF â€” designated ugly fat friend. She goes on to help him with chemistry in exchange for his help to make her more â€œdateable.â€ At times it has some genuine high school comedy, but it never peaks. Itâ€™s like Kevin Smith directed a Disney Channel movie. Itâ€™s edgy but in a mannered sort of way that reeks of middle-aged execs making character decisions for teenagers. A big problem with the lm is that Whitman simply isnâ€™t fat or ugly in any way, and even her two-dimensional character is way cooler than the character weâ€™re led to believe she is. Thereâ€™s no way this girl only has two friends. The guy is worse. His arc takes him from jerk of legendary proportions to something else, I guess. I donâ€™t want to ruin the predictable turn of events. â€œThe DUFFâ€ is about the silliness of labels and clichs, but it carefully follows every clich in order to label itself label-free. The irony is that â€œThe DUFFâ€ is itself an ugly imitation of better movies that kids will pass right through on their way to its better-looking friends, an ethic better applied to lms than people. F L O R I D A Get Rid Of Yo ur Bor ing Car And Ta ke Th e Doors Of f One Of Our 2015 4 Door Je eps Or Reall y Sho w Of f With One Of Our Custom Built Dune Bug gies (Str eet Le ga l) Call To Schedule Appointment Or Book Online @ www .Flor idafunmachines .com Be Sure To Lik e Us On Fa cebook Flor ida Fun Machines LLC 9801 Front Beach Rd Pa nama City Beach Fl 32407 850-348-3601 fr om $ 99 Pe r Da y 1135662 GO & DO COLE SCHNEIDER & MATT GREENE MOVIETOWN MOVIE CLUB Each week, locals Cole Schneider and Matt Greene share their different takes on new movies out in area theaters. For podcasts and more, visit MovietownMovieClub.com SEE MOVIETOWN | 33 â€˜TH E DUFFâ€™ Director: Ari Sandel Starring: Mae Whitman, Robbie Amell, Nick Eversman, Ken Jeong, Chris Wylde, Romany Malco, Allison Janney Rated: PG-13 (crude and sexual material throughout, some language and teen partying) MOVIETOWN: Designated Ugly Fat Friend
Friday, February 27, 2015 The ENTERTAINER â€¢ 33 The soundtrack should be fun for kids. Itâ€™s a fun, eclectic assembly of songs ranging from Fall Out Boy to Daft Punk to Joan Jett. Rating: 1 out of 5 stars. Longtime Panama City resident Cole Schneider, born in Long Beach, Calif., always has preferred popcorn and a movie to a long walk on the beach. Matt: â€˜DUFFâ€™ overreaches with clichs Thereâ€™s nothing worse than a near-miss. Unfortunately, that describes â€œThe DUFF.â€ Next to its genuine cuteness and willingness to try faux-new stuff, it never quite nails its tone. Its unfocused perspective is amateurish. Consistently over-reaching in multiple areas (bullying, cliques, friendship, dating, divorce) the negatives ultimately overshadow the decent if familiar teen-based humor. Mae Whitman plays the titular DUFF, a scholastically-inclined horror-lm fan learning to deal with the idea that she may be the ugly one in her group of friends. From there, the rules by which the movie and characters live are juvenile and dumb. The dialogue, which boasts decent â€œGilmore Girlsâ€-esque cutesiness, often feels less like real people talking and more like out-oftouch adults trying desperately to understand youth culture. Whitman, however, mostly comes out unscathed. Sheâ€™s cute, and smartly funny as the awkward focus of this even more awkward lm. Surrounding her, though, are a bevy of Old Navy mannequins trying to pass as recognizable and funny teenagers. With zero complexity and even less charisma, these â€œmactorsâ€ bring the lm to a halt. More egregious is the confused ethics. Bullying, a recent hot-button social topic, is the focus here, but the handling of it is lazy and ill-advised. The moral could potentially cause as much bullying as it prevents. Of course this could be overlooked if the lm was just funnier or more unique. As is, â€œThe DUFFâ€ is a movie with a lot of potential but never breaks any new ground. In the shadow of â€œMean Girls,â€ â€œClueless,â€ â€œEasy A,â€ and â€œ21 Jump Street,â€ itâ€™s sadly a bad rip-off of much better teen lms. Rating: 2 out of 5 stars. Panama City Beach musician Matt Greene, who has a bachelorâ€™s in philosophy from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, always has enjoyed viewing, debating and critiquing all forms and aspects of lm, from foreign lms to slapstick comedies. GO & DO MOVIETOWN from Page 32 Find movie times, previews and buys tickets @ NewsHerald.com and on our app!
34 â€¢ The ENTERTAINER 4 BR /4 BA 26 50 SF â€” 20 08 Tu pe lo Co ur t, Pa na ma Ci ty â€” C OMMANDER R EAL TY , I NC . Char lie Commander Realtor HEA TING TUNE-UP $ 55 ($99.00 Va lue) *Cannot be combined with any other coupon, discount or of fer . Exp 3/15/15 250-59 72 250-59 72 250-59 72 CALL TODA Y! NOW SER VING PA NAMA CITY & SURROUNDING AREAS! lic #CAC058469 Friday, February 27, 2015 34 â€¢ The ENTERTAINER WANT TO BE INCLUDED? Click â€œSend us your eventsâ€ at PanamaCity.com or email Jan Waddy, email@example.com, or Tony Simmons, firstname.lastname@example.org. Inclusion in this calendar of events, which also appears on the Events page at PanamaCity.com, is at editorsâ€™ discretion. SPRING BREAK E VENT S CANâ€™T-MISS P AR TIES FOR C OLLEGEAGE VISIT ORS, SEE PA GE 28-29 . WINTER RESIDENT E VENT S SEE OUR C ALENDAR OF FUN FOR FLOCKING SNO WBIRDS ON PA GE 38 . FRIDAY, FEB. 27 GAR Y POPE JR. EXHIBIT : The works of local artist G ary Pope Jr. are on exhibit through February during regular hours at the B ay County Public Library, 898 W. 11th St., Panama City. D etails: 522-2100 â€˜ T H E 25 T H ANNUAL P UTNA M COUNTY SP ELLIN G BEE â€™: 7:30 p.m. at The M artin Theatre, 409 Harrison A ve., Panama City. D etails and tickets: M artinTheatre.com or 763-8080 â€˜ A H UND R ED INDECI S ION Sâ€™: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. M onday-Thursday through M arch 26, A melia Center M ain G allery, G ulf Coast State College, Panama City. Exhibit of sculptures by M eghan Sullivan, artist in residence. Free admission. D etails: G ulfCoast.edu/arts or 872-3886 THE FEST : 6-10 p.m. on the fourth Friday of the month through N ovember at the Panama City M all by J.C. Penney on U.S. 231 with classic and show cars, bike night, eating areas, local bands on stages, kid zone and merchandise; different non-prot featured each month. D etails: 625-2014 TASTE OF THE R ACE: 6-8 p.m. in Seaside. Join host Emeril Lagasse and enjoy cuisine and drinks from the G ulf Coastâ€™s best restaurants. Proceeds benet the Seaside School Foundation. Tickets, $99, are available at TasteO fTheR ace. eventbrite.com â€˜ T WELFTH NIGHT â€™: 7:30 p.m. at the A melia Center Theatre, G ulf Coast State College, Panama City. A dmission: $20 general admission; GCSC students, faculty and staff admitted free with valid ID . Tickets: G ulfCoast.edu/arts C ALENDA R S PICE U P YOUR WEE K WITH U PC OM I NG AR E A E V E N TS GO & DO BR UCE BUHR O W | Contributed photo
Friday, February 27, 2015 The ENTERTAINER â€¢ 35 Byr d Fam ily Foundat ion, Inc. The Dur dan Fou ndation in memo ry of K. Earl Dur dan Sponsor ed in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultur al Affairs, and the Florida Council on the Arts and Cultur e. MARINA CI VIC CENTER Marin aCivicC enter .co m Marina Civic Center Box Of ce Friday, February 27, 2015 The ENTERTAINER â€¢ 35 CALENDAR SPICE UP YOUR WEEK WITH UPCOMING AREA EVENT S H EAR T: 8 p.m. at the M arina C ivic C enter, 8 Harrison A ve., P anama C ity. Details and tickets: M arinaC ivicC enter.com or H essEntertainment.net TY LER C A PP & H EA TH ER R OBB: 7:30 p.m. at T he Seaside R ep T heatre, 216 Quincy C ircle, Seaside. T ickets: $25. Details: Love T he R ep.comSA TURDA Y , FEB . 28 GRAND LA GOON W A TERFR ONT F ARMERSâ€™ MARKET: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at C apt A ndersonâ€™s on T homas Drive. Enjoy the regionâ€™s nest makers, bakers and growers at PCBâ€™s year-round farmersâ€™ market. Live music, free tastings and family fun. Details: W aterfrontM arkets.org or 763-7359 ST. ANDRE WS W A TERFR ONT F ARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Smith Y acht Basin beside the Shrimp Boat R estaurant, 12th Street and Beck A venue. R ain or shine. V endors, live music, K ids C raft table. Bring a shing pole and stay for the day. Details: HistoricStA ndrews. com/market or 872-7208 SEASIDE F ARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Seaside A mphitheatre. Fresh produce, baked goods, dairy products and other unique offerings, cooking demos and activities. Y ear-round event. Details: SeasideFL.com â€˜HOM E TOW N â€™ BOOK SIG N I N G: 10 a.m. to noon at Sundog Books in Seaside, featuring author C raig Bush. FL ORIDA MOP ARS 6TH ANNUAL C AR SHOW: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. rain or shine at TGI Fridayâ€™s, 1022 W . 23rd St., P anama C ity. Open to all makes and models. Entry Fee: $20 ($10 for second car by same owner). Dash plaques and goody bags for rst 100 entries. G reat music, cool cars, lots of door prizes, 50/50 rafe. A portion of proceeds benet the A nimal R escue C enter of Bay C ounty. Details: (850) 866-8964, Facebook.com/FloridaM opars, or email FloridaM email@example.com. WORLD SWORD SW ALL OWERS DA Y: 2 p.m. at R ipleyâ€™s Believe I t or N ot, 9907 Front Beach R oad, P anama C ity Beach. Sword swallowers perform death-defying feats in this free demonstration of the ancient art. Details: 230-6113 THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE: 7:30 p.m. at T he M artin T heatre, 409 Harrison A ve., P anama C ity. Details and tickets: M artinT heatre.com or 763-8080 WOM EN OF I RELAND : 7:30 at the M arina C ivic C enter, 8 Harrison A ve., P anama C ity; presented by the P anama C ity M usic A ssociation. Details and tickets: 763-4696 or M arinaC ivicC enter.com â€˜TW EL FTH N IGHTâ€™: 7:30 p.m. at the A melia C enter T heatre, G ulf C oast State C ollege, P anama C ity. A dmission: $20 general admission; GCSC students, faculty and staff admitted free with valid ID. T ickets: G ulfC oast.edu/arts GO & DO
Friday, February 27, 2015 36 â€¢ The ENTERTAINER *C al l for mo re de ta il s. ** Di sco un t of f MS RP . Ca nn ot be c om bi ned wi th oth er of fer s, co up on s or in su ra nc e pla ns . Pr ev iou s pur ch as es exc lu ded. He ar in g Ai d ap pl ie s to O ri gin 3 Op er a/ In vi sa . Se e st ore for de ta il s. Be ne ts of he a ri ng ai ds va ry by ty pe an d de gr ee of he ari ng lo ss , no is e en vi ro nm en t, ac cu ra cy of he ar in g eva lu ati on an d pr ope r t. 20 15 Be lto ne . $ 99 8 100% Adva nced Digital Hear ing Aid * Beltone Hearin g Aids: surrou ndings cl arity For a limited time Belto ne is offerin g a FRE E 10-p oint He aring Te st plu s i ncre dibl e sav ings! Yo ur qu ic k, eas y and FRE E Hearing Te st includ es s Call Bel tone tod ay to F RE E i n-o f ce he aring test. Most insur ance plan s accepted. Let us ch ec k your co ver age! Be st Pr ic e Of fer ! $ 1998 Best Best Wo w! Thatâ€™ s affordable! This price wonâ€™t last. Call today! Look! She's We aring It! Thatâ€™ s affordable! Donâ€™t Delay FR E E Through Mar ch 6, 2015 Ap pointment Ti mes are limited, call today! Hearing Te st SUNDAY, MARCH 1 GRAND L A GOON W A TERFR ONT F ARMERSâ€™ MARKET: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Capt Andersonâ€™s on Thomas Drive. Enjoy the regionâ€™s nest makers, bakers and growers at PCBâ€™s year-round farmersâ€™ market. Live music, free tastings and family fun. Details: WaterfrontMarkets.org or 763-7359 30A F ARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on North Barrett Square in Rosemary Beach. Each Sunday, join this community event featuring fresh vegetables, fruits, eggs, honey, cheese, preserves, sauces, bread, sweets, prepared foods to go and much more. Details: 30aFarmersMarket.com THE WEDDING P AR T Y : noon to 7 p.m. at the FSU-PC Holley Center, 5605 N. Bay Drive, Panama City. Admission: Free to the event; $10 each for Mother/Daughter Luncheon. Wedding Professionals Exposition 2-5 p.m.; Wedding Planning Seminars 2-5 p.m.; The Engagement Party 5-7 p.m. A portion of proceeds benet the Rotary Club Of The Emerald Coast. Details: 234-2311 or email dave@ djpros.com AZ ALEA TRAIL PRELIMINARY JUDGING: 2 p.m. at the Martin Theatre, sponsored by the Panama City Garden Club. Watch as 35 local young women compete for the title of Azalea Queen. Open to the public; $5 admission. The Top 5 will be announced and the Queen crowned at the Azalea Trail, March 15 at the Garden Club. Details: 233-0238 â€˜TWELFTH NIGHTâ€™: 2:30 p.m. at the Amelia Center Theatre, Gulf Coast State College, Panama City. Tickets: GulfCoast.edu/arts AMERICANA CAF SUNDAY S: 3 p.m. at Roberts Hall, 831 Florida Ave, Lynn Haven; doors open at 2:30 p.m. Join Lucky Mud for an open mic showcase of local musicians and concert. Donations appreciated. Details: 722-4915MONDAY, MARCH 2 AN GEL A F RAN K EX H IBIT: The works of local artist Angela Frank are on exhibit through March 31 during regular hours at the Bay County Public Library, 898 W. 11th St., Panama City. Details: 522-2100 DR . SE U SSâ€™ BI R T HDAY P AR T Y : 3-5 p.m. at the Bay County Public Library Youth Services Department, Panama City. Enjoy crafts, games and fun entertainment. Sponsor: Gulf Coast Womanâ€™s Club. Details: 522-2118 TUESDAY, MARCH 3 L YNN HA VE N F AR ME R S MAR KET: 10 a.m. until dusk at Shefeld Park in Lynn Haven with fresh seasonal produce, plus honey, jelly, baked goods, plants and handcrafted items for cooking. Details: LynnHaven MainStreet.com or 265-2961 C A LE NDAR S P I CE UP YOUR WEE K W I TH UPCOM I NG AREA E V ENTS GO & DO
Friday, February 27, 2015 The ENTERTAINER â€¢ 37 CALENDAR SPICE UP YOUR WEEK WITH UPCOMING AREA EVENT S 16TH ANN U AL DEA TH BY CHOCO LA T E : 5-8 p.m. at the M arina C ivic C enter, 8 Harrison A ve., P anama C ity. Sample bite-sized desserts from local restaurants and catering services and enter a rafe for a one-of-a-kind jewelry piece from C reative G ems. T ickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. H osted by Emerald C oast Business W omenâ€™s A ssociation Inc. Details and tickets: ecbwa.comTHURSDA Y , MAR CH 5 FU LL MOO N C L IMB: 6:30-8 p.m. at St. G eorge Lighthouse P ark on St. G eorge I sland. C limb to the top of the C ape St. G eorge Light to watch the setting sun and the rising moon. Light hors dâ€™oeuvres are accompanied by a sparkling cider toast to the full moon. R eservations recommended; call the lighthouse gift shop at 927-7745MAR CH 6 ANGELA FRANK EXHIBIT: T he works of local artist A ngela Frank are on exhibit through M arch 31 during regular hours at the Bay C ounty P ublic Library, 898 W . 11th St., P anama C ity. Details: 522-2100 FIGURA TIVE SYMPOSIUM: M arch 6-8 at G ulf C oast State C ollege, P anama C ity. W orkshops, lectures and discussion panels centering on the gure in clay. Details: G ulfC oast. edu/arts or 872-3886 FOUR TH ANNU AL 30A WINE FESTIV AL: 6-9 p.m. at Kelly G reen in A lys Beach. T he festival kicks off with a night of bourbon, beer and barbecue tastings. Featuring distilleries from across the country, local breweries and barbecue from local pitmasters, attendees can eat and drink while listening to live music from singer-songwriter E ric Lindell. A dmission is included in the purchase of a weekend pass or individual tickets can be purchased for $60. Details and tickets: 30AW ineFestival.com â€˜ A HU NDRED I NDE CI SIO NS â€™ RE C E PTIO N : 5-7 p.m. at the A melia C enter M ain G allery, G ulf C oast State C ollege, P anama C ity. E xhibit of sculptures by M eghan Sullivan, artist in residence. Free admission. Details: G ulf C oast.edu/arts or 872-3886 â€˜ AR Tâ€™: 7:30 p.m. in Suite 15 of the M arket Shops at M iramar Beach, 9375 U .S. 98, near the Sandestin entrance. A rt G allery preview at 6:30 p.m., featuring the work of P anama C ity artist H eather C lements. P resented by the not-for-prot E merald C oast T heatre C o., starring G ulf C oast State C ollege associate professor Jason H edden, A rnold H igh School teacher A llen W alker and South W alton H igh School teacher Don G oodrum. T ickets: $20. Seating is limited. P lay is recommended for adult audiences only. Details: emeraldcoasttheatre. org or call (850) 687-1637MAR CH 7 GIRL SCOUT R UN: registration starts at 6:30 a.m. at T rinity Lutheran C hurch, 1001 W . 11th St., P anama C ity. T he entry fee for the 5K is $20, and includes a race T-shirt and the runnerâ€™s choice of a box of G irl Scout cookies. T he One M ile entry fee is $15 and includes a race T-shirt. Day-of-race registration begins at 6:30 a.m. at the church; 5K costs $25 and the One M ile fee is $18 but does not include a race T-shirt. Details and registration: GSCFP .org or A ctive.com G RAND LA GOO N W A T ER F R O N T F AR M ERS â€™ M AR K E T: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at C apt A ndersonâ€™s on T homas Drive. E njoy the regionâ€™s nest makers, bakers and growers at PC Bâ€™s yearround farmersâ€™ market. Live music, free tastings and family fun. Details: W aterfront M arkets.org or 763-7359 ST. ANDRE W S W A TERFR ONT F ARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Smith Y acht Basin beside the Shrimp Boat R estaurant, 12th Street and Beck A venue. R ain or shine. V endors, live music, K ids C raft table. Bring a shing pole and stay for the day. Details: HistoricStA ndrews. com/market or 872-7208 GO & DO
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Friday, February 27, 2015 The ENTERTAINER â€¢ 39 Call Jessica at 850.747.5019 â€¢ David at 850.747.5013 Computer Network Technician Installs, configures, & upgrades operation systems & software using standard business & administrative packages, modifies specific applications for use in operational departments as required. Installs, assembles, & configures computers, monitors, network infrastructure & peripherals such as printers, scanners, & related hardware. Troubleshoot problems with computer systems, including troubleshooting hardware & software, e-mail, network, & peripheral equipment problems, make repairs & corrections when required. Duties require movement between buildings in all types of weather, must be able to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds & climb/balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, & crawl. Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Associates Degree with emphasis in Information Technology related field or HSD/GED & 2 years of relevant Information Technology experience required. (Advanced Degrees may be substituted for experience. Also, relevant experience or special certifications may be substituted for educational requirements.) Salary Range Starts At: $21,938.00 Deadline to apply: Open Until Filled with 1st review by 2/27/15 **Applicants must apply at their local Career Source Center or the one located at 625 Highway 231 Panama City, FL PH: (850) 872-4340 Reference Job Order #9989520 Gulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, age, marital status, or disability in its programs, activities or employment. Roberta Mackey, Executive Director of Human Resources, (850) 913-2926, has been designated as the person to handle all inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies. Engineering Accepting resumes from qualified applicants for professional and technical positions supporting Navy Mine Counter Measures (MCM) Documentation Specialist Jr. Technician College degree, certifications, technical knowledge, and experience defined in job description(s) on company website. Submit resume, credentials and (3) professional references to DMR Consulting, Inc. email@example.com . Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen. A government security investigation is required to meet eligibility for access to classified information and potential employment. DMR offers excellent compensation package and benefits for full-time employees: Group Health, Life & Dental, Optional Vision, Short/long term disability insurance, SIMPLE IRA (11) Holidays & (15) days PTO. DMR is Equal Opportunity Employer Web ID#: 34313109 Food Serv/Hosp PT & FT avail. Kitchen Prep and Deli Help Apply in person, Modica Market: 109 Central Square, Seaside, Florida Web ID: 34312545 Food Svs/Hospitality Bud & Alleyâ€™s Restaurant Now Hiring Rated one of Floridaâ€™s Top 20 Restaurants and Golden Spoon award winner. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, with a premium clientele and some of the best gratuities on the Gulf Coast. Fun friendly and professional atmosphere Great pay, benefits, & good hours Now Hiring: ALL POSITIONS Front and Back of the House We are located 25 minutes from PCB & Destin on Hwy 30A, Seaside. Apply in person 11:30a-5pm Ask for a Manager Web ID#: 34312712 Admin/Clerical Construction Bookkeeper General contractor hiring a Full Charge Bookkeeper: Certified Payrolls, AIA Payments, Job Costs, working knowledge of Lien Laws & Notice to Owners, Subcontracts/Purchase Order Contracts & Reconciliations, Human Resources, Filing, POC between field offices and Administration. City, County & State licensing renewals. Send resumes to Blind Box 3660 c/o The News Herald, P.O. Box 1940, Panama City, FL 32402 Web ID 34300486 txt FL13607 to 56654 Bldg Const/Skill Trade Assistant Superintendent, Superintendent, and Project Manager Excellent opportunities with rapidly growing Panama City construction company. Must have minimum 3 years construction related experience, & extensive knowledge of Word & Excel. Email work history to: builder@knology .net Web ID#: 34313386 Bldng Const/Sklld Trd Roofers Needed. Experience and DL required. Call 850-271-4199. Web ID#: 34313351 Food Svs/Hosp. Now Hiring! Start your new year out right! Toucans in Mexico Beach is now hiring for the following positions: Exp. Line Cooks Exp. Servers Bartenders Host Bussers Oyster Shucker Apply in person 719 Hwy 98, Mexico Beach 850-648-8207 Web ID#: 34312651 Food Svs/Hospitality Now Hiring Pier Park Olive Garden Dishwashers Line Cooks Apply in person 15701 Panama City Beach Pkwy between 2-4pm Mon-Thurs or anytime online at www .olivegarden.com/ca reers Web ID#: 34311285 txt FL11285 to 56654 Install/Maint/Repair Apartment Maintenance/ Handyman Wanted Experience with carpentry and electrical, must be clean cut with own tools and truck. 850-763-8980 Web ID: 34311948 Logistics/Transport Experienced CDL Roll-Off Drivers Competitive pay and benefits. Apply in person at Mr. Trash 550 2nd Ave, Panama City Beach, FL. No phone calls. Web ID#: 34313315 Medical/Health CNA WANTED Top pay. Great hours. 850-257-5403. Web ID#: 34313675 Medical/Health Florida Cancer Affiliates Florida Cancer Affiliates is filling several positions at different locations in the area. Currently open: * Full Time Front Desk Receptionist * Part time LPN/Medical Assistant Candidates must be sharp, driven, compassionate, and technologically savvy individuals for growing practice. Exciting opportunity for growth. Please fax applications (attn. Shawn) to: 850-914-0777 Web ID#: 34313382 Medical/Health Medical Asst FTMedical Assistant needed Immediately for busy medical practice immediately. Experience in the medical field highly preferred. Competitive salary and benefits available. Please reply with resume and reference to: firstname.lastname@example.org Web ID#: 34313509 Other Cashiers and Race Track Attendants Needed for: Hidden Lagoon Super Racetrack and Golf Friendly and dependable people needed. Please apply in person at 14414 Front Beach Rd. Mon -Fri 9am-4pm. Web ID#: 34312959 Project/Program Mgmt Activities Director at Mathison Retirement Community. Must be experienced in activity planning and be artistic with decorating abilities Call 850-215-4663 for interview. Web ID# 34313390 Other Emerald Falls 8602 Thomas Dr. Cobra Adventure Park 9323 Front Bch Rd. Taking Applications Spring, Summer Full & Part Time Seasonal & Year Round *Shift Supervisors *Ride Attendants *Arcade Attendants *Cashiers *Maintenance Pick up applications at Emerald Falls or Cobra Adventure Park Web ID: 34312108 Sales/Business Dev Experienced Managers Haze Now Hiring FT/PT-year round employment. Great pay. Major medical, vision, and dental. Great work environment. Apply in person 10015 Front Beach Rd 9am-Noon Monday-Friday ONLY!! Or fax resume to 850-234-9911 Web ID#: 34312584 Security Flex Officer Dynamic Security is looking for a Flex Officer. $11 and up. Must have Security License. Not Seasonal. Call 866-471-2667 EOE Web ID#: 34313308 Security Now Hiring Security Officers and Supervisors. All positions are permanent, year-round. Starting at $9.50 -$14.00/hr. DOE. Call 1-888-948-2738 or 850-563-1022 Web ID#: 34313373 Other Wildlife Technician (OPS) FL Fish & Wildlife Conservation Com. Box-R Wildlife Mgt. Area Franklin County $27,482.52 Annual. Heavy equipment operation, vegetation control, road and facility maintenance, controlled burns, manage public hunts and wildlife surveys. Applications must be completed online at: https://jobs.myflorida.co m/ For additional information contact: Billie Clayton 850-265-3676 EEO/AA Employer Job Closes 02/27/2015 Web ID#: 34313090 Skilled Trades Alum. Welder Miracle Strip Welding has an opening for a full time Aluminum Welder Fitter. Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Must pass welding test. Apply at 7117 McElvey Road in Panama City Beach. Web ID#: 34313599 For All Your Recruitment Needs 850-747-5019 For All Your Recruitment Needs 850-747-5013 For All Your Recruitment Needs 850-747-5019 or 850-747-5013
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