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The Baker County press
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Title: The Baker County press
Uniform Title: Baker County press (Macclenny, Fla. 1929)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Tate Powell
Place of Publication: Macclenny Fla
Creation Date: May 18, 2006
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Table of Contents
    Section A: Main
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    Section A: Main: Opinion & Comment
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    Section A: Main continued
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    Section A: Main: Social
        page A 7
    Section A: Main: Obituaries
        page A 8
    Section A: Main continued
        page A 9
        page A 10
        page A 11
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        page A 13
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    Section B: Real Estate
        page B 1
        page B 2
        page B 3
    Section B: Classifieds
        page B 4
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Brad Dougherty

receives the

Morris Fish Award

at police memorial

-See page 11

Less scanner chatter
800 system silences most police traffic

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County to


do better

than that
Board wants roads
in Deerfield paved
as part of mining pact

Press Staff
Baker County commissioners
are playing hardball with the huge
Dupont corporation, rejecting the
company's offer to pay $210.000
for permission to extend its titani-
um mining operations across Deer-
field Estates Road and CR 228.
Dupont is offering an estimated
$65,000 in royalties and a $145,-
000 donation to the counts for
"inconvenience relief," especially
for Deerfield Estates residents..
In a letter to the commission,
Dupont plant manager David J.
Podmeyer also said the company's
ongoing mining operations in
extreme southeast Baker County 7
generate $385,000 in county taxes. 0
The "total tangible benefits" to t
the county, therefore, would be t
$595,000, in the company's view. d
Dupont wants to mine north i
across Deerfield Estates Road, then a
north-northeast across and along s
CR 228. t
It proposes to build a temporary n
1.1-mile Limerock road to bypass G
the portion of Deerfield Estates ,,
Road it will be mining. P
The company estimates it will a
take three months to complete the b
project after which it would rebuild t
the approximately 400-foot section
of the road it must dig up, then
close the bypass. b
Plans for CR 228. however, call n
for permanent relocation of a 1.44- ,
mile section of the road. Dupont
would give the county title to the
road after mining was completed.
The county had originally asked
Dupont to pave the dirt roads in
Deerfield Estates. County road sup-
erintendent Robert Fletcher esti-
mates the cost at $465,000.
Commission Chairman Alex Rob-
inson, whose district includes Deer-
field and its approximately 75 resi-
dents, took the offer to Dupont. G
"I figured we could save a little
maintenance because we. wouldn't
have to send our graders down P
there again and again," he said.
After several meetings, compa- A
ny representatives seemed to be is co
leaning toward accepting the deal, ers c
but it was later rejected. Bake
The county then asked for $200,- addit
000 and 20 acres of land. A
Dupont again rejected the offer enou
and came back with the $210,000 force
in royalties and inconvenience re- to fu
lief. and
Mr. Robinson called the propos- comic
al "unacceptable." "Ii
"I want Deerfield paved. If tax b
Dupont can't, then Dupont can't," pay
he said to company representative said
Joe Fowler at Monday's commis- en, w
sion meeting. "You want to mine it ty, .sc
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Consultant pares

county manager

candidates to five

Four of nine finalists withdraw,
S 14 Baker County applicants rejected


BCHS grads
The weatherman got a n A +
the evening of AMav 12 as more
han 300 Baker High seniors 0
ook to the stage and received
diplomans. In an evening high-
ighted by speeches and some
beach ball and streanier
antics, the grads and families %N
at through a ceremony more
han two hours in length with
entertainment by a trio of
eniors (Blake Cannon, Joel
rtffis andJordan Crews)
vith acoustical rock. In top
hoto, Randall I 'onk atnd
ef.e'r' Brown inmakefinal
dustmnents to their gowns .
before the start, and( right)
Valedictorian Lauren
-igginbotham got a last-
iinute lookover by her proud
nom Darlene. The traditional
accalauteate wias held n'o
rights earlier at the First
Raptist Church of Glen St.
t a r Y P M .N CE*. K L L 1 L N N %.

End of the school year activities-
Thursday: Keller, 5th grade awards 9:15 am; Macclenny Elementary, 3rd grade promotion 9:30 am
Friday: Last day of school Report cards Early dismissal

Press Staff
The county's search for a man-
ager is down to five candidates -
three from Florida, one from Pen-
nsylvania and one from Michigan,
but none from Baker County.
All but one has experience in
government administration, but the
exception Michael Brown, direc-
tor of special projects for the
Northeast Florida Regional Plan-
ning Council has expertise in
growth matters, which is probably
the county's most important issue.
In addition to Mr. Brown. the
other candidates are:
*Lyndon Bonner, city manager
of Bunnell. Fla.;
*Richard Casey, McKean Coun-
ty (Pa.) administrator;
*George Hunt, community man-
agement director tor Barefoot Bay,
Fla.; and
*Michael Nagy. city manager of
Marine City. Mich.
Colin Baenziger, who was hired
by the county commission to con-
duct the candidate search, said he
received 34 applications by the
deadline of April 28. The recruit-
ment advertisement ran a little
more than three weeks.
Although he targeted Florida
candidates, he received applica-
tions from eight other states, in-
cluding Texas and New York.
Eleven Macclenny residents and
three from Glen St. Mary also
applied, but didn't make the cut.
Mr. Baenziger selected nine of
the 34 applicants, but four with-
drew their names for various rea-
sons, including one who found
Baker County to be too rural and
one who objected to the rigorous
background checks.
Mr. Baenziger, whose firm is

growthh council leans toward 'mini-

ress Staff
task force of local government leaders
nsidering a plan under which develop-
of small and mid-sized subdivisions in
er County would be assessed charges in
ion to impact fees already in effect.
acknowledging the current fees are not
gh to pay for growth in the county, task
members have been looking for ways
.nd the additional roads, schools, fire
police protection needed to ac-
modate the influx of new residents.
t's not fair for us to raise taxes on the
base that's here; the developers must
for the service needs they generate,"
Macclenny Commissioner Phil Rhod-
who formed, the task force of city, coun-
;hool board and Glen St. Mary repre-
he group wants to take the same rigor-
standards that the large, developments
gional impact, are held to and apply
to smaller ones.
Vith DRIs, you're in the driver's seat,
not with the smaller ones," school

superintendent Paula Barton said during last
week's task force meeting held at
Macclenny city hall.
County planning chief Cathy Rhoden said,,
."We can tell them, 'If you bring in 100 units,
you're going through a mini-DRI process."
Unlike impact fees,
however, the additional ,, nt
assessment won't apply to s not
people building their own to raise t
The plan would cover the tax b
as few as three units and here- the
range up to the DRI
threshold of 625, accord- erS must
ing to Mr. Rhoden. t
"As quickly as we can, the servi
we'll come up with a for- they gen
mula, but we'll need to get
with a land-use attorney to Com
be sure of what we can Growth coL
and can't do," he said.
There have been discussions about the
local governments splitting the costs of an
attorney if they all can agree on one.
Mr. Rhoden saidA early this week

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Superintendent Barton indicated the school
district favors the idea. He also said he
thinks county commission Chairman Alex
Robinson would approve it as well.
Coincidentally, atMonday's commission
meeting, county attorney Terry Brown intro-
duced to the board a new
member of his firm in
for US Starke whose expertise is
'es on land use and planning.
The school board has
,e that's already had discussions
e ,vehlop- with a land-use attorney in
Orlando, and has adver-
ay for tised for a growth manage-
ment consultant.,
needs "We are going to bring
ate." in someone in the very
near future," Ms. Barton
hil Rhoden predicted.
/il organizer The school district in
particular is in need of

relief. In addition to being at an estimated
124 percent capacity if the currently
approved developments are "built out,"
some schools have run out of property and

based in Wellington, Fla., will pro-
vide commissioners with a '"note-
book on interviewing" by May 23.
It will be about two or three inches
thick, including resumes, his notes
from interviews with the candi-
dates. sample questions, notes
from references and background
Two days later, he'll sit down
individually w ith the commission-
ers to discuss each candidate.
Commissioners will review the
material and decide which candi-
dates will be brought to Baker
County for interviews
An informal reception will be
held June 9. probably in the com-
mission chambers, and would like-
ly include community leaders. Mr.
Baenziger said that a large part of a
manager's job is representing the
county at similar functions, for in-
stance. Chamber of Commerce
mixers or Rotary Club meetings.
The next morning, commission-
ers would meet individually with
the candidates, then as a full board
following a short break for lunch.
There may be an opportunity at
that stage for citizens to submit
written questions to the candidates.
On June 12, the commission
will hold a special meeting to
choose the next county manager.
Baenziger said his firm also will
help or fully negotiate the con-
They'll also do a six-month fol-
low-up to help iron out any small
wrinkles that may pop up.
The firm also guarantees that if
the new manager leaves in the first
year, it will repeat the search for
free. If the manager leaves in the
second year, the firm will repeat it,
and charge just for expenses.
The guarantee is void if the
(Page two please)

-DRI 'fees
can't expand. Even if they could, the money
isn't available, according to Ms. Barton.
Also, there is several years lag time
before new schools can be up and running,
so any money from the initial wave of
development fees won't immediately pro-
vide space for the children coming into the
Ms. Barton said that based on De
apartment of Education requirements, per
student costs in Baker County are $22,000-
plus for high school, $17,000-plus for mid-
dle school and $15,000-plus at the elemen-
tary level.
If and when the task force settles on an
attorney, it must decide how to implement
the new fees.
"For us to work together, we need an
interlocal agreement," Ms. Rhoden said.
"We can do that at the same time we set the
Mr. Rhoden agreed, saying, "We don't
want developers playing us off each other."
Task force members backed off previous
discussions of a moratorium. They had
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wanted to pause new development
until they come up with a formula
for charging additional fees.
For now, however, the new plan
will act as a "soft" moratorium be-
cause some developers may hold
off on a project until a formula is
"There (has to be common lan-
guage in the interlocal agreement
that you [the developer] are going
to agree that as soon as we deter-
mine how much cost for schools,
water and sewer, roads, you will
be assessed. You can proceed or
wait," Mr. Rhoden said.
Ms. Barton added, "We need to
let developers know up front:
here's your responsibility. And
they need to know up front that
what you told them is still avail-
able, they just have to pay for the
Mr. Rhoden stressed the need
for speed.
"Every day we sit here, we're
letting others come in. It's time we
do this."
Those who attended last week's
task force meeting were (from the

candidate to speak
The Baker County Democrat
Party Committee will.meet on
Thursday, May 25 at 7:00 in the
county commission room of the
courthouse annex in Macclenny.
Guest speaker will be Bob
Harms, candidate for the District 4
congressional seat now held by
Republican Ander Crenshaw. Mr.
Harms will be available for ques-
tions following the meeting.

are proposed...
county) Ms. Rhoden, commission-
ers Julie Combs, Mark Hartley and
Mr. Robinson, interim county
manager Ann Yarborough and
zoning officer Glen Patten; (from
Macclenny) Mr. Rhoden and city
manager Gerald Dopson; (from
the school district) Ms. Barton,
facilities director Denny Wells,
finance director Marcelle
Richardson and board members
Paul Raulerson and Dean Griffis;
and (from Glen St. Mary) Mayor
Juanice Padgett.
The next meeting is scheduled
for June 1.

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V David Richardson of Glen St.
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v' Aaron Scott of Macclenny, an
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'V Charles D. Spitzer of Glen St.
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Growth group on the right track

There's more to like all the time about the
"growth study group" made up of elected and
appointed officials whose governmental depart-
ments will be most affected by predicted resi-
dential growth here in Baker County.
Represented by the county, Macclenny, Glen
St. Mary and the school district, the group
doesn't yet have a name, but what's in a name?
It's what the officials are talking about that's
Last Friday the momentum E
swayed toward formulating IM PRE
the "same message" to pre-
sent to developers when they ..
come in and plan to build
large subdivisions where they
are now planted pines.
Second, the group seems determined to
lower the bar on development size before it trig-
gers a DRI (development of regional impact)
type study, which would determining just what
services from roads to schools to hospital beds
needed to accommodate the added population.
DRIs can also include commercial and industri-
al growth, but Florida seems most concerned
about the immediate burdens posed by more
people no more jobs.
Currently, a DRI process is triggered by
developments of 625 homes and above. What
the local group appears headed for is a much
smaller number.
Said another way why wait for that high a
threshold when everybody knows urban blight
can result just as easily from several smaller


ruined the

. graduation

Dear Editor:
When I think of graduation, I
think of families getting together to
celebrate a great accomplishment
: in a young person's life.
The graduation itself is a cere-
mony, not much different than a Avail
wedding. It is a time when every-
one celebrates before and after,
and joins in watching the occasion
unfold as each speaker steps to the
microphone telling the graduates
how far they have come in 13 years
of school.
The valedictorian and other
graduates make speeches they
spend lots of time preparing and.
the audience is eager to hear what
each one has to say.
At least some of the audience.
I was in the stands Friday with
quite a few of my family members s
to watch my sister graduate. It
didn't take long to realize that in
our section, not many people were SUg
interested in the graduation itself,
but rather "reminiscing," as one
young man put it.
a The speeches were probably StO
great wish I could have heard
them. I would have liked to have If you h
heard my sister's name called as think we
she walked across the stage. As it jamesn
was, we had to follow the program
list and try to keep up so we THE
cheered for the appropriate person.
Most appalling was that the loud,
annoying people behind us were not 104 Sou
not young, but old enough to know 259
how to talk softly or not at all during
the important parts. My 4-year-old
son behaved much better than the
so-called adults around us,
Not only were they speaking
loudly, from start to finish, but they
made crude comments and said
words I would rather my child not
hear, much less repeat.
Graduation itself was effectively
ruined due to the ignorance of a
handful of people. For my family
members who traveled many miles
to see the ceremony, I'm sorry for
the behavior of the people around us.
Maybe next year tickets should
be given out so only the ones inter-
ested in the seeing their loved one
graduate can enjoy and join in the
Thankfully, I don't have to make
that trip again for 15 years!

developments as from a 625 home tract.
In fact, the impact from three such develop-
ments is probably more taxing than from a sin-
gle one. In any case, the argument is academic
- both create almost an instant demand for ser-
vices and infrastructure.
If the state lets us get away with it. Baker
County should demand accountability from
developers in tracts as low as 25 or 50 homes.
Access roads, utility lines and

| umu ~the like will cost somebody,
SSIONS somewhere along the line.
Of course, the ultimate cost
a nn of impact, at least initially, is
^ .- borne by the people who pur-
chase the new homes.
Developers pass on the added costs and walk
away when a tract is "built out."
Nothing wrong with that. New homes and
the people who live in them create the demand,
regardless of whether they lived in or outside-
Baker County before moving into a new devel-
Ditto for older couples whose children no
longer are school age. They can't be exempted
from school-related costs.
Comments from members of the growth
board suggest they are catching on quick to the
reality that 2006 is the time tb act, and for
everyone to get on board with the same mes-
sage. There is sentiment that we still have time
to do this right though the crunch seems fast
Some elected officials are content to "kick

the can down the road" and let succ
worry about the problems, but they ar
minority. And if they oppose growth the
erally have enough sense to keep it to
selves and their close confidants.
Other encouraging developments this
the county's attorney announced he has
on an associate purported to be familiar
growth-related matters. Excellent.
The school district says it is close to h
growth consultant to guide it through th
plexing maze of statutes and rules bunr
public education in a growth environment
At least one of the finalists for count)
ager appears schooled in growth matt
director of special projects for the No
Florida Regional Planning Council, a
governmental board that encompasses
Unless he has the personality of a
snake, or hangs around strip joints in his
time, that candidate certainly merits s
consideration by the county commission.
Members of the board should be enco
to hang in there and move on through
new ground.
And Macclenny Commissioner Phil R
merits a great deal of praise for coming u
the idea and initiating the meetings. Like
of the youngest members of the coalition
looking way ahead, and the public sho
grateful to him and all participating meml

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seriouss Think of this column like spring
cleaning. It contains a little bit of
uraged everything I've got some serious
all this stuff, some goofy stuff and some
stuff for your burgeoning entrepre-
,hoden neur.
p with There are moments in a person's
lpy one life that call for a little solemnity
v, hone and dignity. Certainly weddings
n, he's and funerals, but graduation also
uld be ranks right up there. I remember
bers. feeling very important and serious
when I walked across that field
many, many years ago. That feel-
ing also made its way into the
stands, where my parents and a
couple thousand others were dress-
ed up and ready to celebrate this
momentous occasion.
I was at Memorial Field on
Friday to celebrate with my niece,
IiT Fs Ashton,Norman:.i As a high school
,. teacher, I go to a lot of graduations
S and have seen the entire ceremony
change over the last few years.
Gone are the days of solemnity
for many people. We're in the real-
ity television generation and it
shows. The graduation ceremonies
S: sounded like a sporting event, with
air horns, booing and general rau-
S cousness.
I kept waiting for a hockey
game to commence. That's right,
air horns at graduation. I suppose
they were brought to signal when a:
friend's or relative's name, was
called. But the temptation was tpo
great and people were sounding air
horns all through the ceremony.
Kids being kids, there were also
the smuggled beach balls that they
batted around as the ceremony pro-,
Fans of Graduationfest 2006
cheered from the stands. I didn't
mind that nearly as much as what
happened when the school admin-
istrators confiscated the beach
Every time Doug Register or
Melody Coggin grabbed one there
was loud chorus of boos. I'm not
exaggerating when I say that a
third of the crowd loudly booed
and catcalled. I thought I was at a
professional wrestling match.
,, "In the blue corner,,at,5'7" and
105 lbsl the valedictorian -..."
Speaking of the valedictorian, at
times during her speech it was
hard to hear because of all the
noise and talking coming from the,
That's depressing.
Add to that the fact that some
graduates thought that they were
on American Idol, doing entire
choreographed. dance routines or
cartwheeling across the stage when
their name was called. Whatever
dignity was in the ceremony quick-
ly disappeared.
Maybe I'm a dinosaur and the
time for dignity is long past,
replaced by a football game men-
tality. We'll see in a few years
when air horns and booing start
showing up at weddings.

On a happier note, I was pleased
to note an article on the Fox News
website. It seems that some entre-
preneurs in Tennessee have discov-
ered a new use for their old moon-
shine stills.
It seems that moonshine has

many of the same properties as
ethanol. With just a little tweaking,
a moonshiner can get his home-
made brew to burn in the family F-
150. Using corn, apples, or sugar
cane, a still can turn out 190 proof
grain alcohol that will burn in a
similar way to Ethanol and reduce
by a third a family's fuel cost. The
best part is that it is completely
legal. No revenues perched up in
trees with binoculars.
The shiners started a family
business called Dogwood Energy,
turning out low cost stills that are
just right for the fuel conscious.
They've sold about 125 stills.
Mixing corn with yeast, water
and sugar and then letting the mix-
ture sit for a couple of days makes
close to three gallons of ethanol,
which is blended with gasoline.
The cost of the ethanol and the
gasoline from the pump creates a
mixture of blended gas that comes
out to about $1.09 a gallon.
Since Baker County used to be
the moonshine capital of Florida,
this could be a real cottage indus-
try for the area. He&k, forget about
Texas oil men. we could have Bak-
er County Shin-anol men. Who
needs Texaco when you can have
Shinaco? The county's motto
could by "Shin-anol, Drink it or
Drive it." '
It works for me.
A testimonial might read like
this: Elmo D. Mott. Shin-anol user,
claims it "works just great. It back-
fires a little, but I got flames
coming' outta my tailpipe. Watch
old Bessie go. A course, if you
drink the stuff you'll have flames
coming' outta your tailpipe, too!"
The crazy thing about this story
is that it seems so plausible. I
imagine making this home brew is
a little tricky. It's got to be tougher
than it sounds and I wonder if car
engines are affected by this mix-
ture. Besides, I remember stories
of stills blowing up. Under the
right conditions Baker County
could produce the next John D.

Workers at the National Se-
curity Agency in charge of moni-
toring and tracking Americans'
phone calls raised the national
security index to orange after the
use of telephones spiked on
Mother's Day. They weren't sure
whether the increase was due to
people calling their mothers to tell
them that they loved them, or some
insidious terrorist plot.
The NSA is welcome to track
my telephone calls. If' they think
that I am a security risk by order-
ing a cheese pizza with light sauce,
they have too much time on their
I imagine that they could track
some pretty bizarre phone records.
Tom Cruise keeps trying to call
Uranus and Pluto to get instruc-
tions for what to say on the next
Oprah show.
The NSA got the first news that
Brittany Spears was pregnant
again when it intercepted a call to
Baskin-Robbins for a delivery of
three gallons of pistachio. ice
cream with pickles.
The agency did get a sniff about
the whereabouts of Osama when
Al Jazerrah television called to
complain about the low ratings of
his last terror tape and threaten to
pre-empt him for a rerun of Bay-
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School board votes to establish a

'service level growth benchmark

Press Staff
The Baker County School Board
has approved a request that the
school district adopt a "Level of
Service" as a yardstick to measure
how added residential growth
translates into new facilities and
The request was made by Denny
Wells, the district's director of
.facilities, in response to recent
announced plans for development
of 3000 acres by several large-
scale developers.
A school's level of service is a
declared capacity rating reflected
in statistics contained in the Florida
Inventory of School Houses Report
The report bases those statistics
on detailed studies. of schools in
each of Florida's 67 districts and
examines criteria like the number
of instructional and non-instruc-
tional spaces, permanent and
portable spaces plus the condition
of existing structures.
According to Mr. Wells and
Superintendent Paula Barton, Bak-
er County schools are currently at
about 85% of total capacity. It w ill

Diner trashes

Waffle House
A white male suspect trashed
the Macclenny Waffle'House be-
fore'driving off in a gold-colored
car the morning of May 13.
Employee Glenda Gibson told
police the customer tossed food,
plates and utensils before running
out of the restaurant about 3:45
am. He was reacting to her request
that he quiet down and cease curs-
In another case of criminal mis-
chief, police have a suspect in the
vandalism to a 2003 Chevrolet
pickup parked outside- Fraser Hos-
pital the afternoon of May 8.
The vehicle belongs to Marvin
Barnes Jr. of Macclenny and the
case was reported by Angela Nor-
ton of Glen St. Mary, an acquain-
tance who told police her ex-hus-.
Sband is responsible.

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so bad you're willing to build a 1.5
mile road, but you don't want to
let Baker County take care of this
little old subdivision."
Mr. Fowler responded by call-
ing Dupont's offer "reasonable."
"We built Deerfield Estates
Road. We have been a good neigh-
bor," he told commissioners. "Peo-
ple think Dupont is very, very
wealthy, but we have to make
money here as a unit."
Mr. Robinson asked the board
to allow him and Mr. Fletcher to
continue negotiations with the
"Other than that, I'm a 'no'
vote," he said.
The other commissioners, who
had met individually with Dupont
officials, voted unanimously in
support of the chairman's propos-

not be long, given current popula-
tion increase predictions such as
completion of the future Cedar
Creek Residential Development,
before the schools reach an esti-
mated 124% capacity.
Having an established level of
service in place will assist in assur-
ing that developers match and pro-
vide a proportionate share of serv-
ices for any. student population
beyond 100% of existing capacity.
"We can't stand by and wait un-
til growth engulfs us and then'
think about doing something," said
board Chlairman Dean Griffis dur-
ing a May 15 evening regular
meeting in Margaretta. "That just
won't work."
According to, Superintendent
Barton,-Baker County and the
cities of Macclenny and Glen St.
Mary are also currently in the
process of adopting service levels.
"For us, (the school district) this
is about being prepared," said Ms.
Barton. "It would be irresponsible
on our part not. to take every step
we can to insure that future stu-
dents get to attend schools that can
adequately accommodate them."
In other developments this
week, the board approved a s%\ itch
from, Etna to AvMed as the dis-
trict's health insurance pro\ ider.'
An insurance committee met
April and voted for the switch.
Insurance under A\ Med v.ill be.
effective for the year of October
26, 2006 -through September 30,
2007. '
The primary reason is AvMed's

ease in allowing clients the option

of accessing local physicians and
others for health care instead of
those designated by the insurance
The board unanimously agreed
that access to local health care
should save employees a lot of ex-
Co-payment fees for doctor vis-
its are also less, such as $15-$25
vs. $25-$35.
The district had previously been
able to negotiate a 26% increase in
* its Etna coverage down to 20%.
Subsequently, however, bids
from other major carriers were
e\ aluated and AvMed was found to
be more economical while provid-
ing an acceptable level of service.
In other areas, after board
approved purchase of new comput-
er network switches, Director of
Support Services Marcelje
Richardson reported an agreement
with Cisco Systems' to allow a
trade-in of existing s\\ itches.
A total of 57 switches from all
schools in the district will be trad-
ed in to Cisco against the final cost
*of replacing them.
Cisco agreed to give the school
district a discount of 10% across
the board in addition to the state
bid education discount of 32c.`
"Many of the switches can be
rebuilt by Cisco," said Ms. Rich-
ardson. "'The a\cragce life expec-
tancv of a system switch is about
five \ cars. Many in our system are
about to exceed that and have to be




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One of the occupants of a
speeding pickup truck stopped in
west Macclenny in the early morn-
ing hours of May 11 was charged
with possession of prescription
medication, a third-degree felony.
The suspect, a 16-year-old stu-
dent at Baker County High School,
was riding in the bed of the 2001
Ford when it was stopped just after
2:00 at the corner of Lowtder and
Sgt. Adam Faircloth got behind
the speeding pickup westbound on
US 90 and followed it as it turned
south on Lowder.
He said the suspect, who pro-
duced an unlabeled prescription
container from a pants pocket, was
one of two males in the rear of the
The driver was identified as Ash-
ley Tracer, 19, of Macclenny. She
got a warning ticket for speeding.
Also in the vehicle were two
males, ages 14 and 16, and Bar-
bara Lara, 18, all from Macclenny.
Sgt: Faircloth said the suspect
smelled of alcohol but denied
drinking, and initially said he
found the pill bottle in the parking
lot of Mac's Liquors in downtown
He later said the pills were
"antibiotics for muscles" but the
officer noted that personnel at
Fraser Hospital could not identify
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.er May.4 at an upe'n house and dedication of the new John Bethea State Forest headquar-
ters in Baxter on Highway 2. State and federal forest agencies were in, it i, i., the afternoon
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7-year-old charged

with injury DUI count

A teenager. involved in an in-
jury accident'the evening of May
'13 in northwest Macclenny had a
blood alcohol level twice that con-
sidered intoxicated in Florida.
The youth, who Sgt. Michael
Crews said was crying and shak-
ing uncontrollably at the scene,
said he had several 32-ounce mix-
ed drinks before his 1992 Ford
Ranger was involved in an acci-
dent at Lowder and Short Putt Dr.
about 9:00.
The accident injured passenger
Vincent Windell, 19, of Macclenny,
-Who was treated at Fraser Hospital
for an injurN to his right leg.
Baker Coqini- High School, t'faild
several field sobriety tests and was
taken to jail. Following a breatha-
lyzer test, he was charged with
DUI involving a personal injury
Several still-cold beer bottles
and a partial 'bottle of rum were
found at the scene.
In other traffic-related arrests, a
Glen St. Mary motorist told the
same deputy sheriff he was speed-
ing through town the evening of
May 12 because he had received a
call his dog was sick.
Sgt. Crews said he clocked a
1996 Saturn heading west of Glen
on US 90 at 83 mph in a 35 mph
zone and gave chase.
He pulled the vehicle over after
it sped north on CR 125, then west
to Aunt Mary Harvey Road. Driv-
er Michael Larue, 22, swerved in
traffic passing another vehicle and
executed turns at a high rate of
speed before stopping.
He was charged with reckless
Several other local drivers were
arrested recently for driving on
licenses that had been suspended
multiple times.
Ricky Tisdale, 24, of Macclen-
ny initially told Deputy John Har-
din a physician took his license
because "he has seizures."
The officer learned via a com-
puter check Mr. Tisdale's license
was not only expired, but had been
suspended four times, once for
failure to pay child support.
He was stopped the afternoon
of May 9 for speeding on King
Drive in west Macclenny.
Earlier that morning, John Grin-
er, 46, of Macclenny was stopped
for speeding through a school zone
on 5th St. and Deputy Curtis Ruise
learned his license was suspended
multiple times.

DeputyTony Norman stopped
Michael Harris, 29, of Sanderson
the evening of May 8 on CR 229
because of a faulty headlight and
arrested him for driving with-.a
license suspended four times.


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A Macclenny woman who took
the concept of self-service grocery
check-out one step tdo far was ar-
rested the evening of May 14 for
stealing over $300 in food and oth-
er items from the Food Lion on
South 6th.
A video surveillance camera
allegedly shows Virginia Ortagus,
58, bagging her own .groceries
before pushing a cart.past the
checkout lanes and into the park-
ing lot, where she was confronted
by store, employees.
When Deputy Jeff Dawson ar-
rived shortly after 7:00, the sus-
pect was walking east in the park-
ing lot and said she wanted to use
the rest room at a nearby conve-
nience store.
She was arrested for petty theft
and shoplifting.
The store ran a receipt tape of
the merchandise in her cart and it
came to $295 plus, five. 12 packs
of beer. :
In another shoplifting case, a
white male was caught on camera
entering the S&S convenience
store on South 6th and running out
with a 12-pack of beer early on
Assistant'manager William
Dillard was in the store just before
5:00 when the suspect entered and
took off with the beer from a floor
He, was driving a -white Chev-
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, May 18, 2006 Page Five

2 charged in purse theft Shooting

from 91-year-old woman death likely

but allegedly took money from tihe V t.

Two suspects, one of them a 16-
year-old male from Macclenny,
were implicated in the theft of a
purse, some cash and three gold
rings from an elderly tenant at
Northwood Apartments in the
north city.
The victim, 91-year-old Carrie
Snelling, told Deputy Randy Davis
she left her purse hanging on a
walker in the living room of her
apartment late the morning of May
11. She and a neighbor, Latisha
Ackerman, were cleaning in an-
other room.
Based on a tip from another
neighbor who saw two males in
the area about that time, Ms. Ac-
kerman identified them and De-
puty Davis later stopped a grey
Cadillac with both suspects on
West Boulevard.
One of them, 20-year-old Vin-
cent Wilson of Jacksonville, con-
fessed to the theft and led the offi-
cer to a dumpster near the apart-
ment complex where he had tossed
the purse wrapped in a plastic bag.
The teen denied involvement,

Pushed pistol
away to avoid
robbery May 6
A Macclenny mansaid he slap-
ped away a pistol held to his head
in a Sanderson parking lot the
evening of May 6 during an at-
tempted armed robbery.
James Pack, 42, said he stopped
outside Cuz's One Stop about
11:30 to ask directions and was ac-
costed by a black male who de-
manded $200 at gunpoint.
He described the assailant as
5'8" with a slender build and dread-
locks, wearing a red ball cap.
Mr. Pack said he sped off west-
bound on US 90 after pushing the
pistol away. Police were unable to
find any witnesses or suspects.


purse after Mr. Wilson brought it
out of the apartment's open front
door. He also advised the older
suspect on disposing of it.
The suspects took only $200 of
the $3000 in cash that Ms. Snell-
ing said was in 6ne bank envelope,
and $53 from a second envelope.
The rings in a coin purse were not
Both suspects are charged with
grand theft, a second degree fel-
ony. The youth was released later
that day to his mother.
In another case of cash theft
from a residence, Jerry Younker
reported $350 taken from a jar in
his bedroom on May 7.
The victim was gone between
8:00 am-10:00 pm and there was
no sign of forced entry. He named
several suspects.


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Steel Bridge Road about 5:00 pm.
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table in the rear yard of his resi-
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found in his lap.
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she heard a gunshot between 1:30-
2:00 that afternoon but thought
someone was shooting a snake.
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to the medical examiner's office,in
Gainesville for an autopsy.
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, May 18, 2006 Page Six

Batteries involving live-in couples


New '800'

system will

knock out

most traffic

on scanners
The chatter on police
'scanners in Baker Count\
decreased significantly on
May 11 %with the introduce1
tion of a new high mega-
hertz system installed the
past two weeks in the fleet
of 27 vehicless currently
used b\ the Baker County
Sheriff's Office.
The estimated hundreds
of citizens who routinely
monitor scanner transmis-
sions can still hear emer-
gency pages by fire and
rescue agencies. The day-
to-day conversations be-
tw\een deputies are now en-
crypted and undetectable
on regular scanners.
How long will it remain.
that 'way. It depends on
%0ho ou talk to.
Scott McGuire, the in-
'stallationr manager for Wil-
liams Communications of
Tallahassee. sais it ,%on't
be an) time soon.
"The way this is de-
,signed it cannot be scan-
ned. The military has had it
for years and the\ haven't
come up ith anything to
break it down where' it can
be heard." said Mr. Mc-
Guire, w ho was supervis-,
ing five employees on the
installation last week.
His firm has the contract
to get the $330,000-plus
system up and running,
and the official changeover
occurred last Thursday.
The new system is used
in both patrol cars and on
the portable, hand-held
units officers use while
outside their vehicles.
Bill Rockefeller said on
Monday he's received a

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-few inquiries at his Macclc nny.
Radio S.hack seeking modified
scanners, but none are as.yet a'-
"I'm not saying the v.on'i come
out %w ith something in the future thiit
S ill work there's\just not in hilhing
S, et.' s._id Mr. Rocketdlier it-, ?
Scanner addicts frustrated over
the new system should blame 9-11
for the s%% itch. SLERS (State Law
Enforcement Radio System) arose
out of the confusion created that
day when emerLencv channels
were unable to communicate with
each other.
That's what it took for'the gov-
ernment and a newly formed De-
partment of Homeland Security to
push for an inter-connected web of
closed radio signals tor federal,
state and local agencies
Baker Count\ is among a hand-
ful of Florida counties signing
onto SLERS and more are expect-
ed as time passes. -
The local system is funded in
roughly equal portions by a grant,
a loan and money raised via a
$12.50 surcharge to traffic and
other tickets issued by BCSO.
The radios operating on 800
megahertz (thus the name "800 sys-
tem") were first introduced by the
military branches and now include
emergency and law enforcement
agencies all over Florida.

For instance, local deputies can
Sjsily key in on '.oice traffic from
Fli idJ Department of La'w En,-
forcement, Florida Highlva, Pa-
trol, the L'ame officers and others.
Should deputies be sent on
--"nutual aid'" duty in the w ake ofea a
h'iUrricarie, ihe\ 'A ill be able to
i cnimmunicate ith other depart- *
ments rather than ride with offi-
cers of a far-flung city or county
for the sole purpose of staying in
Baker County fire and rescue
departnmnts can also tie'in later
when funds are available, as will'
the City of Macclenny fire.
Since the .si'SlU stem will be
routed through a north county
communication lower, the chronic
poor transmission between depu-
ties and dispatchers from areas
like High" a) 2, the Eddy Grade
and Baxter will go away.
The Ilarge number of "scanner
freaks", may well goad manufac-
turers to come up with marketable
units that can break the encryption .
(so far the only ones that can are
priced upwards to $2000 and are
not supposed to be available to the
Until that happens, they'll have
to be content with listening to fire
and rescue pages and communica-
tion, and get used to a quieter ver-
sion of "what's going on."

County deputies made a num-
ber of recent arrests in cases of
battery and domestic violence
involving live-in couples.
Ernest Smith, 21, and Yasmeen
Bones, 19, both of Baldwin, were
taken into custody the evening of
May, 14 following a fight invol\ -
ing razors at Northwood Apart-
ments in north Nlacclenny.
Deputy Jeff Dawson said a
crowd had gathered in a parking lot
when he arrived., and Ms. Bones
was charged with resisting officers
without t violence after she ignored
several requests to leave the area.,
The officer said Ms. Bones and'
Mr. Smith \were arguing over "a
failed relationship."
The boyfriend was arrested
after police learned he is wanted
on several Duval Count\ warrants,
including one for batter\ on law
enforcement Others involVe, re-
sisting arrest with violence and
burglar\ of a vehicle .
Nr. Smith had been let out of
jail in Jacksonn ille earlier on a
$75,000 bond.
A complaint for domestic bat-
iter, was filed the pre. vious da\
after another disturbance at North-
wood, this one involve ing Ashley
Amerson, 19 and her 22-\ear-old
boyfriend Marcus \\ilco\. both of
lMs. Amerson said she \ as
struck and slammed to the ground
during an argument, and an ac-
quaintance had to pull Mr. Wilcox
away\ to stop the attack at 3:30 that
The boyfriend fled the apart-
ment before deputies arrit ed.
Several deputies had to enter a
residence off Rock Ct. in Mac-
c!ennN to arrest Leon McCutchen,
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32, that afternoon about 4:00.
Ms. Robinson said the boy-
friend knocked her out of a chair
and struck her during an argument.
Joanna Young, 24, was treated
and released from Fraser Hospital
for lacerations received during a
fight x' ith Charles Guernsey, 27,
of Glen St. Mary the evening of
May 14.
.Ms. Young said the boy friend,
who was arrested the ne't day for
battery, slammed the door of a
truck on her right arm. Mr. Guern-
sey denied that, but admitted to
striking IMs. Young the previous
Tami Simmons, 28, said Johnny
Waldrop, 32, injured her armn
tw isting it behind her back until,
she dropped a bag of marijuana:
she threatened to flush dow n a toi-
let at their residence off Aunt
Mary Har, e, road '. est of Glen.
The girlfriend told Deputy
Mike Lagle she and Mr. Waldrop
argued oter his use of marijuana
that afternoon, and their 4-year-old
son witnessed the incident during
which the boyfriend also threw% a
chair at her.
Ms. Simmons 'w`as treated at
Fraser Hospital and released. Mr.
Waldrop \ as arrested for domestic
A criminal complaint %%as filed

the evening of May 9 following an
argument involving an estranged
married couple at a residence off
Cow Pen Road.
SiC\en Addington, 40, waited
outside the residence when police
arrived and said Bridgei Adding-
ton, 29, struck him on the forehead
during an argument over visitation
of their children.
SA complaint for simple battery.
was filed the afternoon Qf May 12
by Timoth\ Harrison, 20, alleging
he, was attacked b% stepfather Ken-
neth Goethe. 45, at a residence off
CR 120 in north Baker County.

Mr. Goethe denied the stepson's
claim that. he struck him on the
head % ith a beer bottle, and insist-
ed he acted in self-defense.
The accused said he found Mr.
Harrison at the residence that af-
ternoon %%hen he returned from
work. The stepson had been or-
dered to leave earlier that day, said
Mr. Goethe, because of "criminal
behave ior."'



Monday @ 5:00 pm


Grandson took, sold drugs

A 17-year-old grandson is charg-
ed with grand theft and exploiting
the elderly for allegedly taking
three bottles of prescription med-
ication from his 80-year-old grand-
mother on May 8.
The victim told police the teen
has a drug problem and he was
later found at a residence off Reid
Stafford Road with a 15-year-old
female who had run away from
home in Orange Park.
The youth told Deputy John
Hardin he sold the drugs on the
street shortly after he took them
from the grandmother's residence
on north Lowder in Macclenny.
She had called police earlier
this month when the grandson,
who has been living with her,
became unruly and attacked her.
He was released back to her cus-,
tody the same day.
The stolen medication included
the sleep aid Ambien, hydroco-
done and Xanax.
In other residential thefts, a
male who lives in the neighbor-
hood may be responsible for. the

theft of nearly $2000 in diamond
and gold rings from the residence
of Laurie Miller on Deerfield
The victim told police she ini-
tially noticed the jewelry missing
back in March, but assumed she

misplaced the envelope containing
the rings.
On May 8, an ex-girlfriend of
the suspect told her he mentioned
pawning some of the rings he had
taken from Ms. Miller. She report-
ed the theft the next day.

Had Hernando warrants

A Spring Hill, Fla. woman was
arrested the morning of May 8 on
several warrants from Hernando
County and held at county jail for
authorities from 'there.
Deputy Curtis Ruise said he
located Marie Kassis, 26, at a res-
idence on Aspen Rd. in Macclen-
ny late that morning. She was
wanted on felony and misdemean-
or warrants for failure to return
leased property and possessing a
bogus validation sticker.
In another arrest, this one on
May 14, Julie-Seward, 27, was
charged with disorderly conduct at
her residence on North 6th St. in

Macclenny following.a disturbance.
Deputy Jeff Dawson said he
found the living and dining rooms
ransacked and Ms. ,Seward said
she was looking for lost cigarettes.
She was yelling and refused
requests for calm herself.

JJC meeting
The Baker County Juvenile Jus-
tice Council will hold its monthly
meeting on May 25 at noon in the
Baker County sheriff's annex. The
meeting is open to the public.
For more details, contact Julie
Martin at 259-0275.

T'a .l i. ;: H/ Flurlbert

Born May 5th.
. Michael Hurlbert and Brittany
Smith of MNacclenni are proud to
announce the birth of their son
Trace Michael Hurlbert born May
5 at St. Vincents Medical Center.
Trace w%%eighed 7 Ibs. 14 oz. and
was 21 1.2 in. long. :
Maternal grandparents are Nol-
ly O'Neill of MacclennN and Joe:.
and Lorie Smith of Baldw in. Pa-
ternal grandparents are Theresa
and Timm\ Gibson of Ocean%% ay
and the late Ralph Hulbert. Mater-
nal great-grandparents are Delores
Pinson of Ocala and Paul O'Neill
of Macclenny. Paternal Grandpar-
ent is Romona Deen of Callahan.

Tanodila Thriio.,, and Tao1 ,s G, fi00
May 27 vows
Stephanie Branch, the proud
daughter of TammN Griffis of
Macclenn\. is pleased to announce
the upcoming marriage of her
mother to Timothy Thorton of
The ceremony\ will be held May
27 at the Air Park Baptist Church
in Starke. ifter which the\ k\ ill en-
joy their honeymoon in Las Vegas.

Ms. Cralford aiid ir. Bullard

To be married
Darrell and Nita Cra" ford' of
Macclenny are pleased to an-
nounce the marriage of their
daughter Julia to Blake Bullard of,
Blake is the son of Fred and Di-
ane Bullard of Bryceville.
Julia is currently attending Lake
Cit\ Community College and
Blake is employed b\ CSN S\s-
The wedding \ ill be held Satur-
day. May 20th at 5:00 pm at Cal-
vary Baptist Church in Macclenn).
The couple \\ill hone\ moon in the
Bahamas and reside in Baldw in.

Sam Kouvaris
Rotary speaker
The Rotary Club of Baker Coun-
ty meets at noon eterv WedriesdaN
at the NlacclennN Church of Christ,
373 S. 5th St.reet. The club has. a
catered lunch served at noon, fol-
lowed with brief annoucernents at
12:30, then a speaker.
On \\'ednesda., Ma\.y 24 the
speaker \\ill be Sam Koui aris of
WJXT Channel 4.
Rotar\, is a locally based service
club. chartered in April 20114. The
Baker Count club is-one, of 56An
Northeast Florida organized with
the motto of "SerT ice abo\ e Self."

.'i_ CJpr ndiA Mr. Policli

May 20 vows
Ashley Che enne Cooper of
Baxter and Brandon Lee Powell of
St. Georee, Ga. will be married
May 20 at 4:00 pm at Grace Bap-
tist Church in St. George.. .,I"
The bride is the daughter of
Doug and Pat Cqoper of Baxter.
The groom is the son of LarrN and
Lisa Po% ell of St. George.
The couple plans to reside in St.'

Wed April14th
Shellie Hiers and Jonathan
(Dane) Lundquist %were married
April 14, 2006 in Virginia.
The bride is the granddaughter
of Norma Menges and the groom
is the son of TammN Lundquist. all
of Macclenn\.
The couple \ ill hold a ceremo-
ni on April 14. 2007 in Baker
County. The\ current\ live in \'ir-
giniam here Mr. Lundquist is ser,\-
ing in the Na\y.

Family reunion
The Hart.'Brownfield Family
Reunion will be held Sunday, May
21 at 1-00 pm at the Horse Gate
Trails, S9'0i0 Smoke) Road We
will also be celebrating Nellie
(Hart) Farris' 95th birthday Bring
sour family and \ our fa,.or~te

Lawton 'Andy" and Janet Anderson
and Vrirrii .Io:hriro, ar .-,tled and.
Iruuij I anriijino ie Ihe .jrrivil rt their
igrandiin .et:r,[iin Driew H.-rlani
Born Fe 2.ruar, 25 2006 in .- i::;.'..ille.
..'.l.ii jri" i nimrnv ,ind d.iddvI are
Tiffan, .inri Frirlhin Hartman. The
Iidnm iiI nily recently moved, to'
Cartersville, Ga. afier fr.-n-':, .radJuatior
cl ri ih-e Un.,,i r v rit FI Firij


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Women's Club
helps in clean-up
Four members of the Women's
Club of Macclenny assisted with
the Great Florida Cleanup in the
Osceola National Forest recently.
Over 100 persons -came to work
in the forest and collected several
tons of trash and garbage. Mary
Finley, Louise Whitt, Nell Dowl-
ing and Estelle Walker from the
club assisted with registration,
door prizes, lunch and 6ther gener-
al duties for the day.
Each participant received a
good bag, a door prize and a piz-
za lunch. James Croft and Susan
Kett were in charge of the arrange-
ments for the day.

95th birthday
All retired teachers and Mac-
clenny Women's Club members
are invited to a special 95th birth-
day part' honoring Nellie Ferris
on Sunday May 21 at 1:00 pm at
Horsegate Trail, 8900 Smokey'
Road in Glen St. MNary.
Also, the Hart-Brown family re-
union %ill be held at the same
time. Please bring a covered dish.
Green reunion
Descendants of Elisha Green.
Andrew Jackson Green. Andrew\
Escoe Green %\ill ha\e a family re-
union on Saturda\. Ma\ 20 from
8:0(0 am-5:00 pm at Stephen Fos-
ter State Park. Please bring a co\-
ered dish and fellowship with us.

Moose benefit
A tund raiser ~ ill be held atl
noon on Ma\ 21 at the Mloose
Lodge on Lo%\der St. in Macclen-
ny. 'The da\-long event includes a
lunch and dinner, bake sale, raf-
fles, chair massages, and an auc-
tion for a poni\.L
The lunch and dinner will be
$5.00 a plate. Please come and
help us make this a great success. '
All proceeds will benefit Carol
Ashdown, who is currently under-
going kidney dialysis four times' a
\keek in Jackson\ ile. When Carol
stabilizes she will hate a kidney

St. George
The St. George School annual
homecoming will be held on Sat-
urday, May 27 beginning at ,noon.
This year's event will be held at
the First Baptist Church of St.
George, located directly across
from the school.
Mrs. Irene Thrift Parrish. whose
teaching career at St. George
spanned more than 27 years, w ill
be this year's special honoree.
All current and former students,
parents, teachers and staff are in-
vited to join us as we honor "Mrs.
Thrift" and reminisce about the
good ole da\s at St. George High.
A covered dish lunch \will be
shared and special music will be
provided bN local singing groups.
Anm questions may be directed
to Gall Hickox Cra\ ford Fowler
at 259-7629.

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From the moment you \%ere born \ou
have brought joy to each day,
I can't believe you \,ilU already be a
Near on the 20th of May
You bring so much laughter and melt
out hearts tith your smile,
G(od's Irue gift, our precious, little
Happy 1st Birthday,
Emma Elizabeth Ferreira!
lie love ro,. Daddy & .lloni.r

The Baker.County Rotary Club would like to thank
the follow \ ing sponsors for helping make the 2nd
Ainnual Rotary Golf Tournament held at Bent Creek
Golf Club such a SUCCESS!
Yarborough Homes, Baker County YMCA, Raynior's,
Pharmacy, Wal-Mart Dit ribution Center
NEFCOM, Wachovia Mortgage. American Enterprise Bank
of Florida. Baker County Chiropractic Center, Gibson
McDonald Furniture Company, Badcock Home Furnishing
and More, Macclenny Church of Christ, Macclenny Nursing
and Rehab, WJXR 92.1 FM Bargain Channel, Ed Barber &
Asstic lies, BakerCountyFL.com, Clarksv ille Refrigerated
Lines, AFLAC, Sanderson Pipe, L.V. Hiers Inc., The Baker
County Press, Home Services of North Florida, Farm Bureau
of Baker County, Mercantile Bank, Hugh Fish Attorney at
Law, United Country St. Mary's Realty, Southeast Realty
Also, A BIG Congratulations to the following players...
1st place team: David Cruinmey, Kenny Dixon,
Kevin Bright & Steve Arnold
Longest Drive: Ted Barber
Closest to the pin: James Rogers
Longest putt: Kenny Dixon




r CLASS OF 2006

United Christian


We are so proud of you!

You are a blessing!
Love, Mom, Dad, Caleb, Aunt Cheryl, Uncle Bobby, Nana Fran, Papa Bill ..
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Sunglasses BAKER
In Macclenny, next
to Danny Lamb's VISION

259-6259 CARE

We applaud your accomplishments and wish you the best as you begin a new part of your life!
To help you along the way we are offering a

Free Checking Account
to all High School graduates.*

We take your banking personally.

]1- Congratulations 'l11l
to I !
William Sollicito
\\ ho graduated
with honors.
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Jeannie Conner
St. Vincent's School of
Medical Science School
of Radiologic Technology
May 18, 2006
Class of 2006
I love you, Mama!

Mr. Alexander

dies at age 60
-Charles Henry Alexander Sr.,
60, of Glen St. Mary died on May,
15,2006 at Shands Memorial Hos-
pital in Gaines% ille.
Mr. Alexander w\as born De-
cember, 17,
1945, inrDDou-
glas. Ga. to the .
late Lamar and -
Ma line Tin- e ... .
dalr Ale\ander. k : '
He. moved to '1 '
Baker'County .
in 1981. He
,%as an aid '
hunter. fisher-
man and mas-
ter of all
trades. Air Ah.4nantder
Mr. Alexander as a Baptist
and %%as a third degree Mason. He
% as predeceased by his brothers
Bobby and Jerrl Alexander andS
his sister Diane Strickland.
Family members include chil-
dren Chuck (Lisa) Alexander.
Pamela (Jason) Hamilton, M ich-
elle Alexander and Melissa Alex-
ander; brothers Lamar (Junior)
(Lillie Mac) Alexander and Jack
Alexander: sister, Marilsn (Jack)n
Moods and Carol in lMartin)
Gabel: grandchildren Cody arnd
Chelsea Alexander. and Brittane
and Sarah Hamilton.
A funeral serx ice cill be held at
2:00 pm on Fridalr. Make 19 in the
Ferriera Chapel P ith Pastor Steve
Rushing officiating.

Ruth Hilliard

dies at age 65
dRuth Ann Portier Hilliard. 65.
of MNacclennr Fla. died Mal i 11)
21)t00. Mrs. Hilliard %as born Janu-
ary 21. 1941 in Jackson ille to the
late John W. and Viola Quenette
Rakestral Portier. She moved to
Nlacclenny in 1982 from Jack-
son\tille and Deas a member of the
Macclenny Church of Christ. She
%.as employed with Walmart and
Davis Exxon in Glen St.-Mary.
Fawmil'\ members include her
lo% ing husband of 42 years, Jerry
R Hilliard of Macclenny; sorn
Kex in Lee Hilliard of Baker Coun-
ty; brothers James.Portier of Texas
and Harold Portier of Pensacola;
sister Linda Portier of MNlacclenn\'
arid grandchildren Kristen, Tra ji,
and Dalton Hilliard.
A funeral service was held Fri-
day, Max 12, in the Ferriera Funer-
al. Services Chapel \ ith Sam-
Kitching; Larry Crosby and Frank-
lin Griffi'_ officiating.

Thank You
I would like to take this oportu-
nity to thank Deacon Larry Blue of
St. Johns Baptist Church of San-
derson. He is such an outstanding
deacon of the church. All the hard-
work he does is exceptional. mak-
inig my job as Pastor much easier.
-Also, I fould like to thank Rev ,
Jonathon Ruise of Emanuel
Church of God in Christ for the
help he's given me, always being
around when I need him. He has.
been a great help to me throughout
the years. So I would like to say
thank you.
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Methodist Church
121 North 259-4461
Pastor Bobby Grifin

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Mr. Holcomb
dies at age 67
\Villiam "Bill" Griffin H0l-
comb, 7., of Macclennv died on
May.12, 2i06. Bill %\as born No-
vember 12, 193S in Jackson\ ille to
the late Alec Sherwood and Elsie
Winslette Holcomb.
Mr. Holcomb served in the US
Air Force, worked for Pan Am
Airlines for 20 earss and was also
a member of the Kingdom Hall of
Jehoah's Witnesses. He enjoyed
fishing, airplane models. garden-
ing and cooking. Mr. Holcomb is
predeceased bi his brother Robert
Holcomb and his grandson Jerem\
Survivors include his lo ing w ife
of 49 \ears; Betti Lee Holcomb of
Macclenn\; four children. Debra
L\nn Hazelwood (Edw in), Kimber-
ly Ann Berrier (Rooster) and Pamela
Jane Haire (Marty), all of Jack-
sonville, and William Sherwood
(Gretchen) of Arlev. Ala.; sisters
Pats\ Cribbs and Peggx Mask
(Jimm\ ); 14 grandchildren and
tw\o great grandchildren.
A memorial ser ice will be held
ai 2:00 pm on Saturday. Ma\ 20 at
the Kingdom Hall of Jeho\ah's
\\ ine_,es in Glen St. Mar\.

St. Peters Anglican Fellowship
Minnesota Ave. Macclenny, Fla.
Sunday School 9:00 am
Sunday Service 10:00 am

CR 127 N. of Sanderson
Sunday School 10:00 am
Sunday Mtoming Service 11:00 am
Sunday Night Service 6:00 pm
Wed. Night Service 7:30 pm
Where Everyone is Somebody and
Jesus is the Leader
Ef\'A i 'NE i LLCO','I
Pastor Rev. Ernie Terrell

Holiness Church
CR 12- N Sandcrson. FL
Sunday School 10 00 arrn
Morning VVWorship 11.00 anrn
Sunrda,' E 'enirig Worship 6 00 pn,
Wed. Evening Praer Serv 7 30 pm
Pastor: Oral E. Lyons

THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, May 18, 2006 Page Eight


Mr. Williams

dies May 10th
Robert Edward Williams, 72, of
Macclenny died May, 10, 2006.,
Mr. Williams was born in Miami
on February 7, 1934, to the late
Eddie Williams and Mozelle Law
Pippin. He moved to'Macclenny
from Orange Park 13 years ago.
He served in the Nav%\ and re-
tired from Eagle Electric "here he
A.as an electrical estimator. Bob
was an a% id camper and enjoyed
fishing, and spending time out-..
doors. '
Family members include his
loving wife of 30 Nears Wygonda
Thomnas Williams of Macclenn\:
children Kathv Frisbee (Charles)
of Middleburg. Robert L. Williams
of Ft. NMlers, \\ane Young and
Ronnie Young (Martha), both of
Lawic), Ricky Harris (Tab) of
NMiddleburg, Anne Hocott (Chris)
of Nlacclenny and Eddie Williams,
stationed in German\; sisters Eliz-
abeth Chance of Nliddleburg and
E\el\ n Clifton of Jackson\ille:
brother Paul (Donna) Thomas:
grandchildren and many other rel-
, Amemorial ser\ ice e ill be held
on Nionday., May 15 at 2:00 pm in
Ferriera Chapel 0ill Pastor Bill
Schw artz officiating.

Sundy Mrnin Sevicei .. 1100 .m.

Come and magnify the Lord and worship with us
Glen Friend8hip Tabernacle
Clinton Ave. Glen St. Mary
WJXR Radio Service Sunday 8:30 am
Morning Worship Service 10:30 am
Children's Church 11:30 am
Evangelistic 6:00 pm
Bible Study (Wed.) 7:30 pm
Rev Albert Starling Home: 259-3982 Church: 259-6521

Exceptional Praise & W\orhip Come be a

( Warm, Friendly Folks p.rtf
A Sunday School Your Children will love! h God
Suindav's ia 0:45 a.m. & 6:001) p.m. / \\ edncsda-, in 7:00 p.m. ,

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Sunday School
Sunday AM Worship
Sunday PM Services
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting

9:45 am
11:00 am
6:00 pm
7:00 pm

Pastor J.C. Lauramore Welcomes All

Jesus: The Way, The Truth and The Life
Sunday School 10:00 A.M. Sunday Evening Worship b:00 P.M.
Sunday Morning Worship 11 :00lA.M. Wed. E\e. worship p 7:30 P.M.
Pastor Rev. Shannon Conner
North 6th Street Macclenny 259-3500

5"3 S. 5th St. 259-6059
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Fv.c Churhe.es Road
H,. 1 27 Sja der-.rn, FL
Sunday School :-I45 a.m.
Sunday Morning \Yor\hip 11-00 a.m.
\ed. Night Bible Studs 7:00 p.m.
EBen 4" Sunda, Night Serce 7:00 p.m
Videll I. 'illiams -Pastor /

First Baptist Church
Jm> Sunday School 9:45 AM Sunday Morning Worship 11 AM
Sunday Evening Worship 6 PM
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7 PM
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to Baker
County" 259-6977
Perry Hays, Associate Pastor
Michael D. Schatz, Associate Pastor

One Family Serving Another
V Todd, Amber & Emma Ferreira
250 North Lowder St., Macclenny 259-5700

Now offering the Provisional Design Pre-ara ngemrent Program

Grief Support Group, 1 st Tuesday of the Month. 10:00 am
Mae White, Coordinator

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In loving memory of

Luts 'Snokey'
3 5 1958-5 172005
One \ear has passed since you
left this earth to be with our Fa-
ther in Heaten. You are gone but
not forgotten. We miss .ou and
\our s\%eet spirit \\ill live on for-
ever. Our family\ is broken and
nothing is the same: but as God
calls us one b\ one, our chain will
link together again
N1 I_'lU k '. IFE BEC'K',: 11ILDREN D -'o IF..
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Every Nl.,ndaV aI i :00 prn
.1t d-i Nlacclenri Church *.: -Chrast
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Having a high degree of excellence

Circulation leader since 1929

300-plus rose plants adorn May yard
The Yard of the Month award for May goes to Sylvia Davis on Cottontail Lane in Glen St.
Mary, posing here with the fruits of her hard work and creativity Svlvia's pride and joy are
her roses, about 300 plants' and counting, of all riep am'i co'i. s- Tih garden also includess
daylillies, lantana. lorpetalum, and crepc my, tie all to eti tain the eve with color con-
trasts and year-long blooms She takes her L,.,iL-e ,.,,, to the yard each month to see whati
has bloomed overnight. If you hait a ,, ardefn i',n*prioli 'toialhl' tended that desenres the
honor this summer, telephone Pat Colietr, .25 .'.b-tO P.:.T.,! .:.... .'. :, er C.:O-LIER

_ First United.
93 h. 5th St., Macclenny 259-3551
Sunday School:, 10:00 am
Sunday Worship: 11:00 am
Sunday Youth: 6:00 pm
Wednesday Dinner: 5:45 pm
Wednesday Worship: 6:15 pm
Open Hear s. oper, .Irda ':'p r, clrci,
k John L. Hay, Jr., Pastor ,..,

THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, May 18, 2006 Page Nine

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/ Inspections, LLC

716-8769 cell 259-3366
Mike Ossmann, Home Inspection Specialist ss

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Special thanks
The family of Wallace C. Cason
has been humbled by the many
acts of kindness bestowed upon us
during our loss and sadness.
Thanks for your prayers that
gave us strength, for the phone
calls, cards, flowers and food. A
special thanks to all who came to
share in his Celebration of Life
day; thanks to all our friends in the
Olustee, Sanderson, Margaretta,
Macclenny, Lake City and Jack-
sonville communities, and thanks
to the Department of Corrections.
In loving memory of
Richard W.
The years have come and gone,
but the memory of: you is still
strong. \Ve love and miss you,
Dad. "
S 1TT 41. ALLIE .-ND M \1D'IE
Benefit car wash
A car w ash for missions will be
held at Advanced Auto Parts, Sat-
urda,. fay, 20tLh.from S:00 am -
2:00 pm.'All proceeds go toward
sending Jay Goff to China and
Stephanie Lucas to Russia.
For more information please
call Maria at (904) 408-9225

Rep. Harris to
speak May 21
Republican US Senate candi-
date Katherine Harris will be the
guest speaker the evening of
Sunday, May 21 in a jointly spon-
sored appearance at the Sanderson
Christian Revival Center on CR.
229 and Sapp Road'.
The event is sponsored by .the
church and by the Baker County
Republican Women. Ms. Harris, a
congresswoman representing Flor-
ida's 14th District, is challenging
incumbent Bill Nelson in the fall
She is also former Florida Sec-
retary of State \\ ho gained interna-
tional notoriety during the -close
2000 presidential election when
the state's tally determined the
Completes basic
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ner recently graduated from six
weeks of basic military training at.
Lackland Air Force Base, San An'-
tonio, Texas.
He is the son of Rick Latner of
Woodville, Fla., and Lynn Rogers
of Sanderson and a 2005 graduate
of Malone High School.

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Pastor romises
to dye hair green
The Baxter Church of God
needs 100 people to fill its pews
on SundaN. May 21 and Pastor
Charles Anderson \ ill have to dye
his hair pink. If 150 people show
up, baseball coach Timmv Hance
\ill dye his hair green.
A spaghetti dinner will be held
after the service. Proceeds from
the dinner \\ill benefit the Nouth.
For more information, call Tiara at
Church gala
Eeryone is invited to the annu-
al 20th of May celebration at St.
John's Baptist Church on Five
Churches Road. north of Sander-
son. Lunch begins at noon.
Bring a dish and your smile. All
the lemonade %\ ill be supplied by
the church.
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May 28 June 1
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May 28 at. 6:00 pm Rev. Dave Woody & Rev. Terrell Alexander
May 29 at. 7:30 pm Pastor Bobby Griffin, Mt. Zion Chirch
May 30 at. 7:30 Pastor Jimmy Scott.. New River Chtnu li
May 31 at. 7:30 pm Pastor Joe Ruise, Enunanuel C.O.G.I.C.
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, May 18, 2006 Page Ten

County board petitions DoA for

rules relief on outlying gas pricing

In troducin Mm
BCHS students
to thigh-dollar'

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Mfiddl'e School aadwinners

The following Baker County
Middle School students received
awards May 16 during the school's
annual eighth grade a.j. ards dayj
Social, Studies:
Most Otutstanding: Danielle
Cole, Kari Harris, Ale\xis \\ashinLe-
Most Improved: Dylan Adams,
Kameron Carter, Jeff Hi2Linboth-
Most Outstanding: Jessica Buh-
ler, Jennifer Ngu'.en, Cassie Reg-
Most. Improved: Stacy Doyle
Johnathon Ford, Kamron Johns
Language Arts:
Most Outstanding: Sarah Davis,
Meagan Osteen, Emilee Pass,
Kristina Rife
Most Improved: Mark Shep-
pard, Haley Thomas
Top Accelerated Reader Points:
Bart Butler, Nathan Harrell,
Dustin Jackson, Kristina Rife
Science: :
Most Outstanding: Dillon
Cornn, Rachel Davis, Alexander
Evdokimov, Cara Overstreet, Lyn-
dsey Roberts,
Most Improved: Ashle\ Holton.
lesha Ruise-Pope
Exploratory /Vocational:
Most Outstanding: Rachel
Davis, Alexander Evdokimov,
Ashley Holton, Melanie Weis
Most Improved: Katherine
Bridenbaker, James Smith
Class Award:
Most Outstanding: Robert Col-
lingwood, Beth Creekmore, Dustin
Most Improved: Chris Harvey,
Jonathon Perez, Howard Rowe
Band Award:
Most Outstanding: Chelsey,

Most Improved: Bart Butler
Physical Educalion Award:
.1ofl Otti iandin,: Cameron
Crews, Kristen Higens,
Special Awards
Donia IxuAhir l ndltad: Blake Hart
.! argaret Mack "'Mack Attack"
Award: Destiny de la Pefia
Take Stock In Children Award:
Stephen "Bart" Butler, Brock
Christie, Mjargaret Cook, Brittany
Homitz, Amelia L\-ijht, Christo-
pher Tran ..
, America t/il BcJ7ft i tW tt'7
Daniellc COkL. Jean De'Nicola,
Taryn Stevens
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Award: Meagan Osteen, Cody
Most Outstanding Gifted Class:
Nathan Harrell
Most Imnpr,.i ,l Gifted Class:
Brent Dennard
Peer Meditation Award: Matthew
Blackmon, Taryn Stevens, Haley
Thigpen, .
Perfect A n,,ilianl c Award: Nic-
hole Berry, Gabriel Blackmon,
Blake Hart, Han-nah Jackson,

Jonathon Perez, Brandon Robert-
son, Darrvll Youst
Florida Utiim- Award:.
5.5. Grac, Drummind, Ethan
Klenk, Nicagan Osteen, Jamie
Pu-,,ley, Macey Stirling, James
Wajhburn. Cody Wheeler
S6.0: Sirah DJa is
President's Edu-cation Award:
C(hristian Allen, Gabriel Black-
mon, Chelsey Bryant, Sara Buet-
Igen, A,-hle\ Cole, Daniklle Cole,
Dillon Cornn, Rachel Davis, Sarah
Davis, Brittany Dclgrbss, Alexan-
.l E'. dikimov, TL[ 'n Gro'ss,
Naih:in Harrell, Magan Howell,
lines NIji.-tich, Mcagan McDon-
ald, Russell Moody, Jennifer
Nguyen, Meagan Osteen, Cassan-
dra Register, Kristina Rife, Lind-
scy Roberts, Delaney Walker,
Alexis Washington, Kenneth
Wells, Rebecca Wilds
Principal's Award: Gabriel Black-
mon, Ashley Cole, Danielle Cole,
Rachel Davis, Alexander Evdoki-
mov, Jennifer Nguyen, Meagan
Osteen, Lindsey Roberts, Delaney
Walker, Kenneth Wells

Press Staff
Baker County commissioners
voted to send a letter to the Florida
Department of Agricultural in sup-
port of a couple of "mom-and-pop"
gasoline retailers in. the more re-
mote north county.
Commissioner Julie Combs said
the price of gas has exceeded what

Glen Council

okays zoning

variance for

a "barn 'store
S'* Press Staff
Glen St. Mar\ officials Tuesday,
night approved a zoning variance
for ,a drite-through convenience
store planned for dow ntoow n..
The variance allo's the store to
,be built closer to US 90 40 feet
instead of 50 and closer to the
k est side of the property ten feet
instead of 2"5.
One reason for the \ariance is
that under current setbacks the
store would have been built amid
recover\ wells there because of
ground contamination.
Another reason is that the dri\ e-
'. \\a through the store %would have
had too tight of a turning radius for
some vehicles.
The st'rc, a metal structure
shaped like a barn, will be located
at the corner of Jefferson Street on
ihe the south side of US 90. The
property is currently an empty lot
sitting between a used car dealer-
ship and a automotive repair shop.
Tentatively called the "Tea
Barn," it would sell typical con-
venience store fare, including beer.
Tow% n officials gave preliminary
approval to the project at their
March meeting.'
Plans call for a 45-foot by 75-
foot building; the parking area
Would'be no more than 4.00.0
square feet.
Cars would enter the store via a
one-way driveway off Jefferson
then exit onto US 90.
The store likely will be open
from 6:30 am-6:30 pm,.although
in the summer it may stay open
until around 8:00 pm.
When it's closed, both the entry
and exit will be covered by a large
garage-style door.
In other action at Tuesday's
meeting, the town.council:




will register on the pump, and the
department won't let them sell gas.
Prior to the latest round of price
increases, state officials allowed
stations to register half the price on
the pump and inform customers
that the posted amount needed to
be, doubled.
Apparently, one customer was
flummoxed by.the concept at. Alt-
man's store and filed a complaint
alleging price gouging, Ms. Combs
She noted that residents -"out in
the country" rely on the local stores
to get gas for their tractors, mowers
and four-wheelers.
Commission Chairman Alex Rob-
inson said, "It upsets me that some-
thing hasn't been done alreadN."
The. board voted to have him
%. rite a letter to the department.
.In other action at .the Ma\ 15
meeting, the commissioners:
Appr6\ ed a resolution clearing,
the way for the county to be reim-
bursed S193.715 when it widens
and resurfaces CR 23B from SR
121 to CR 23A. The money will
come from the Florida Department.
of Transportation through the
Small Counit Outreach Program.

Approved transmittal to the
Department of Community Affairs
three land-use amendments and
rezoning requests.
They are Long Branch Farms, a
proposed residential 'development
.with 230 large-lot horses located
on the east side of CR 127 just
south of the intersection with CR
125; The Lakes at Woodlat n, a
134-lot single-family subdivision
on nearly 54 acres on the north side
of Woodlawn Road east of Dupree
Road; and St. Mar.. Shoals Park,
the county's .1600-acre recreation
and conser ation area north of pde
Yarborough Road between CR
23C and CR 125.
Transmittal to the DCA for its
approval doesn't mean the county
has given its final OK.
Appro0 ed rezoning a half-acre
parcel in Sanderson at the corner of
CR 229 and Martin Luther King Jr.
The applicant, James Williams,
has plans for a restaurant to be
called "Daisy's BBQ."
Talked briefly about commis-,.
sioner Combs' proposal to hire a
full-time professional planner for
the county.


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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, May 18, 2006 Page Eleven

Fuel trailer and diesel stolen

A fuel trailer belonging to a
Lake City company was taken
between May 6-8 from a location
off Sapp Road south of Macclenny.
The dual-axle trailer belongs to,
Wood Products. Inc. afnd was val-
ued at $3000. Its 500 gallon tank
bad about 150 gallons of diesel
fuel inside valued at over $400.
In other thefts from non-resi- '
denial locations, a w, after pump .
and motor were taken from the re-,
fuse collection site off CR 229-
southeast of Macclenny.
Employee Billy Dyer reported'
the theft when he opened the site

the morning of May 14. It occur-
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equipment was $400.
Lumber and a portable genera-
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taken from a construction site off
.Fred Harve' Road on May 8.
Owner Mitch Canadav did not
place a value of the missing prop-
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Audra Jones of Glen St. Mary, a senior accounting student, at Florida State University's
College of Business, was recently presented the Humanitarian of the Year Award by Dr:
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County
Commissioners of Baker County, Florida, will conduct a pub-
lic hearing and adoption of the proposed Ordinance whose
title herein after appears, on Tuesday, June 6, 2006 commenc-
ing at 6:00 pm, at 55 North Third Street, Macclenny, Florida.
A copy of the proposed Ordinance may be inspected by any
member of the public at the office of the Clerk of Court in
the Baker County Courthouse in Macclenny, Florida. On the
date above mentioned, all interested parties may appear and
be heard with respect to this proposed Ordinance. Also a
Resolution will be proposed to increase the Special
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CASE NO 02.2006 CP.012

The adminisiralin.r, o1 ir.e estate ol Fay
,i1allnevs tr.ilor, ,e-Lcesed Arose ate 01
aeair, was Marcn 25. 20,5 i:. pendi-g in tie Cir-
,cut Court or Bater Count/, Florida Probate Di.
,ision Cas.,e umber u2 2006 CP 012. the ad.
dress cOt wnicr, is 339 E Ma,:clenny Avenue.
Suite 113. Maccleriny Florida 32063 The
names and addresses ol Ihe personal epresen-"
ati je and ire personal represenrialr.e s arlorney
are setl .rinr below
All credi.ors ofl e dea.:ent and other per-,
sons navino claims or demands aganrisl dece-
eni s estate, iricludirng unmaiur-ed. :ontiingent or
uniquided ciarim and who riave reen sere oa
a COpy ol this notice must tie tneir claims Wilrn
ins Court iin in e laier ,:., nree 131 mnor,r,s al.
tr ine daie o ire iast puublical or, i Iris3 notice
Or r.r[ly (301 5'day afler Irne dale of ser'.,:e of 3
copy or thins notice or irem
All otrrer creoior,- ir tre decede'il and Oiner
persons, rano a na.vie ,:ianim .:,r dmrnds against
de-:saenis elase incluaidig urnTaured :onrln-
enril r unir.LquidL-ed claims' Tiu't't tile nr r claims
wilh iris C':.urt riri tLrhre 131 r months anr er the
d.te of the liral publraiiOrl :, Irn rr,:ice
Tne 3,31?oe Irn Irii publjiCSiicr O in, notice
is Maj 18 2006
Allorney lor personal represenialive
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Telephone 352 728-37,00 .
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CASE NO.:02-2006-CA-0050
John W. Johnson,
The unknown neirs of
Edward George Shettel,
St. and the unknown heirs
of Marvin E. Johnson,
To: The unknown heirs of Edward George Shet-
iel, Sr and the unknown heirs Of Marvin E. John-
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Suit to Quiet Ti-
tie has been filed on the following described
Lot 8, as shown on L.D. Bradley dated
June 21, 1976, more particularly de-
scribed as follows: A part of Govern-
ment Lot 2, Section 18, Township 4
South, Range 20 East, Baker County,
Florida and being more particularly
described as follows: Commence at
the Northwest corner of said Govern-
ment Lot 2, 10.0 feet, thence S 01 deg.
09'54" E, 546.0 feet to the Point of Be-
ginning; thence continue S 01 deg.
09'54" E, 185.0 feet; thence S 89 deg.
19'17"W and parallel aforementioned
North line, 620.74 feet; thence N 05
deg. 43'13" West 143.45 feet; thence N
89 deg. 07'26" E, 55.53 feet; thence N
02 deg. 17'15" W, 41.94 feet; thence N
89 deg.. 19'17" E and parallel to afore-
mentioned North line, 577.44 feet to
the Point of Beginning.
You are required to serve a .opy of wrnenr, de-
fenses. it any. to the action on riie Petitioner s at-
torney, .whose name and address is Hugh D.
Fist Jr at P.O Box 531. Macclenny, Florida
32063, on or cetore May 26. 2006, and file the
original w*in l the Clerk or Court. either before
service on the petitioners anorney or immedi-
alely tinereaher. otrierwise a Summary Final
Judgment WiIll be entered [or me relief demand-
ed in tme petition.
Witness my hand and Seal of this
court on this 25th day ol April, 2006. '
Thomas AI' Fraser
Clerk l Circuil Coun
; ~By: Jamie Crews
Deputy Clerk
Hugh D. Fisn
Florida Bar No.:0242861
P.O. Box 531-
Macclenny, FL 32063
Telephone 190C41 259-6606/6607
4.27-5 18
THE DISTRICT gives notice of its intent to
issue a permit to the following applicants) on
June 13, 2006:
Glen Plantation, Ltd., 11635 NW 1st Av-
enue, Gainesville, FL 32607, application #4-
003-95193-1. The, project 'is located In Baker
County, Sections 11, Townshlp 02 South,
Range 21 'ast. The ERP application Is for
construction of a surface water management
system for a 120 acre development known as
The Meadows. The receiving waterbody is as-
sociated wetlands.
;Glen Plantation, Ltd., 11635 NW 1st Ave.,
Gainesvllle, FL 32607, application #4-003-
97013-1. The project is located in Baker
County, Section 11, Township 02 South,
Range 21 East. The ERP application Is for
construction of a surface water management
system for a 2.2 acre project known as the
driveway culverts at Doe Run II. The receiv-
ing waterbody Is associated wetlands.
The file(s) containing each of the above-list-
ed appihcaiionisi are avalaole lor inspection
Monday through Friday except tor legal holidays.
8'00 a m to 5'00 p.m at tre St Jorins River Wa-
ter Managen-ment District Headquarters or the ap.
propriale Service Center Tne Disltrict will lake
action on each permit application listed above
unless a petition for a pe n for adminstrae proceed
,rig inearingi is rled pursuant to the provisions of
Sections 120 569 and 120 57. Florida Statutes
Chapter 28-106 and 40C 1 1007, Florida Admin-
istrative Code (F.A.C.)
A person whose substantial interests are af-
fected by the District's proposed permitting deci-
sion identified above may petition for administra-
tive hearing in accordance with sections 120.569
and 120.57, Florida Statutes, or all parties may.
reach a written agreement on mediation as an
alternative remedy under section 120.573, Flori-
da statutes. Choosing mediation will not ad-
versely affect the right to a hearing if mediation
does not result in a settlement. The procedures
for pursuing mediation are set forth in section
120.573, Florida Statutes, and rules 28-106.111
and 28-106.401-405 Florida Administrative
Code. Petitions must comply with the require-
ments of Florida Administrative code Chapter
28-106 and be filed with (received by) the Dis-
trict Clerk located at District Headquarters, 4049
Reid Strnet, Palatka, FL 32177.
Petitions for administrative hearing on the
above applications) must be filed within twenty-
one (21) days of publication of this notice or
within twenty-six (26) days of the District de-
positing notice of this intent in the mail for those
persons to whom the District mails actual notice.
Failure. to file a petition within this time period
shall constitute a waiver of any right such person
may have to request an administrative determi-
nation (hearing) under sections 120.569 and
120.57, F.S., concerning the subject permit ap-
plication. Petitions which are not filed in accor-
dance with the above provisions are subject to
Because the administrative hearing process
is designed to formulate frtinal agency action, the
filing of a petition means the District's final action
may be different from the position taken by it in
this notice of intent. Persons whose substantial
interests will be affected by any such final deci-
sion of the District on the application have the
right to petition to become a party to the pro-
ceeding, in accordance with the requirements
set forth above.
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Division of Permit Data Services
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GLEN ST. MARY, FL. 32040-1120
Phone (904) 259-4375 FAX (904) 259-6146
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On June 13, at- 6.:00 pm "he homebound meals will be delivered
Council on Aging ,, ill be having as usual with County Officials pro-
the "Keep Yourself Information a'nd viding the fish and hush puppies.
Resource E\tra\ aganza" at the. With the onset of hot weather,
First Baptist Church of NMacclenny. we are all looking for ways to save
Elders should encourage their adult, on electric bills, particularly in light
children to attend and learn about of the new increase in fuel costs
some more resources that could be nationwide. Everyone should be
used and planning, that needs tod -reminded that the Council on Aging
done to promote healthy aging for. ,provides assistance for low income
caregivers and careers. The event is elders who receive cut-off notices
scheduled to accommodate the (electric or other fuel) or purchase
work schedule of those who work or repair energy related items such
in the day. Caregivers who need as fans, air conditioners and
respite service -so .that they may heaters.
attend the Extravaganza should call
the Council on Aging. SENIORS' MENU,
Seniors at the center are working for the week of May 22-26
on plans to attend the "Dancing MONDAY: Pepper steak, mashed pota-,
Under The Stars" at Macclenny toes, oriental blend, mixed fruit t gelatin.
Nursing and Rehab Orn May 19th. wheat bread and milk.
Seniors will be recreating a 1920's TUESDAY: Turkey ala king, California
blend, cabbage, applesauce, white bread
look and hope to have a- roaring and milk.
time. The bus will begin picking up WEDNESDAY: Beef stew w/vegeta-
participants at home and at the, bles, rice, green.beans, apricots, corn bread
Senior Center for the event, and milk.
-Res arenIc r.Anyone THURSDAN: Grilled chicken % 'grji v.:
Reser ations are necessary. Anyone bak d i l.p- r .
nedn tra nation s baked bean>, broccoli. pcars. v. hite hread
needing transportation should call and milk.
259-2223 emt. 221 or tisit the cen- FRIDAY: s.paghetti, poLe beans,
ter for reser\ nations. squash. pudding, gjrlc bread dnd milk.
Center participants are also look-
ing for ard to the Baker Counts' l g d
Officials Annual fish fr for ager grads
Seniors, scheduled for Ma 25h. Baker County s
All center participants will be trans- oBaker 320 who graduated
ported to the fish fr\. No Lunch \ ill ere amonm 320who graduated
be served at the centerthat day bI April 22 from Flagler College in
The\ are Timoth\ Jacobs. who
Press Advertising graduated cn laude \\ ith a bache-
De d. ie lor of arts degree in business ad-
-Deadline ministration, and Sarah Knight
4 pm Monday with a bachelor degree in history.
Both are from NMacclenny.


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Moose Lodge raises $1172 for ACS
Tn I/ lavcl,Ia't tl.:-.,e Lodge recently donated $1,172.50 to the American Cancer Society's
Ri'la for Ill idr, ',iv:hi the Women's Club of Macclenny. The check represents proceeds
from one night of bingo, dinners sold, raffles, bake sale and a 50/50. Pictured above are
JoA'nn Huk oid Chc( I Lunn (1 and r) of tilc Women's Club and (middle) Sharon Jalbert,
senior regent of the Moose Lodge. .

Brena n G I4-c'i'ibsn.d 1hb Qlt7, r l t' e v/1 'ir- I iSil ii-', ia d e Eht.' it a hin. 'Ih .'/ i ise
Bonnie Pla~nts Third Grader's Cabb'agePiti Photo by Kelley Lann'igan

Cabbage p

Westside E
Press Siaff
Bonnie Plants, whose headquar-
ters is in Union Springs. Alabama,
is a distributor of plants throughout
the United States.
Each year, Bonnie Plants sales
representatives deliver thousands
of cabbage seedlings to third
graders -in elementary schools
across the country as part of its
Third Grade Cabbage Program
Schools are not required to pair-
ticipate and the company simple
makes the plants available at no
charge if there is interest.
The seedling gi'eak\a\ is the
brainchild of Dennis Thomas, the
company's general manager. In
2001, he came up \% ith the idea of,
giving school children the seed-,'
lings of the h) brid OS ko\ er-,ized)
cabbage bred to, grow to tremen-
dous sizes, some as large as fifty
Mr. Thomas- thought growing
the giant vegetables would be fun
for the kids, and he was correct.
The program has become very
Participating schools document
the largest cabbages grown by the
students and send that information
along with a photo to Bonnie
Plants. The entries are then separat-
ed by state. A random drawing

atch at

from each state's cntr.es deter-
mines the recipient of a $1.100
Keith Pugh, the company's cus-
tomer relations director, heads up
the third grade cabbage project.
The seedlings are currently avail-
able only in the 48 contiguous
states. Pugh hopes to,get seedlings
to schools in Hawaii and Alaska in
the near future.
"Last year, a child from \\ is-
consin- grew a .cabbage that
weighed 41 pounds," said Pugh.
"That was one big cabbage. Think
of how much cole slaw that made!"
Westside .Elementary Sdhool
was very supportive of the project,
to the point of di',plaj ing thc.huge
vegetables on the Iobb\ desk in the
office for all \ Mitor to see.
The largest c'.hbbLgaes grown this
year by Westside Elementury third
graders were: 40 lbs. by Delaney
Brinson; 24 lbs. by Mitchell Hart-
ley; 14 lbs. by Brendan Gibson.
A few cabbage facts.:
V Cabbage is a member of the
"cole" family, which also includes
broccoli and cauliflower. Cole is
the German word for cabbage and
is where coleslaw gets its name.
VA cabbage is 90% water.
V/Ancient Chinese believed that
eating cabbage cured baldness.
(Souirce: Bonnie Plants, Inc.)

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Get more home for less money in Cypre

By Carolyn Klucha
Maronda Representative
Maronda Homes, a leading Flori-
da builder of single-family homes,
is taking part in the residential and
!commercial expansion happening
4in Baker County.
Its two-phase residential devel-
;opment--Cypress Pointe--with
:homes built using concrete block
,construction, is luring homebuyers
,from Jacksonville as, well as turn-
ling renters into homeowners.
| Cypress Pointe in northeast
Macclenny is one of developments
in the seven-county Jacksonville
footprint where homes continue to
,sell faster year-over-year, according
to the Northeast Florida Multiple
Listing service. Maronda Homes is
helping that effort with its afford-
able new homes that start from
the $180's.
The family-friendly area of Mac-
clenny offers a, small town atmos-
phere with modern perks.
The beaches and the state of
Georgia are just a short drive
away. And its prime location off In-
terstate 10 provides east-west ac-
cess along with five interchanges
from the highway. Lake City, Glen
St. Mary and Sanderson are, near-
by which gives families a variety of
recreational activities to choose
Maronda's Cypress Pointe al-
ready has over half of its homes in
phase one sold. The 2,008 square
foot Covington model and sales
center is drawing a lot of attention.
The four bedroom, two bath home
features an open floor plan with
the kitchen and breakfast nook
conveniently overlooking the fami-
ly, living and dining rooms. The lux-
urious master suite has a walk-in
closet and a garden tub.
For homebuyers
looking for a larg-
er floor plan, the
Cumberland mod-
Iel is a popular
,choice and a great
value. Boasting
3,897 square-
feet, a grand two-
.story foyer wel-
comes guests into
a combination for-
mal living/dining
room with plenty
of room for enter-
taining. The first
floor den has a
bathroom and
walk-in closet,
which can double
as a guestroom.

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The 2,008 square foot Covington model has four bedrooms, t\o baths and an open floor plan with the kitchen and breakfast nook con -
\ieniently overlooking the family, living and dining rooms.

The large kitchen contains a cen-
ter island with a convenient sec-
ond sink.
A growing family or out-of-town
guests will enjoy the five bed-
rooms, three full baths, and an
open loft on the home's second
level. The loft area provides ample
space for a child's play area or ex-
tra living space. The large master
suite features his and her walk-in

closets, a double vanity, garden
tub and separate'shower.
Two of Maronda's home plans
that are especially unique are the
Baywood and the Monter-
rey which come standard
with two refrigerators, two .
wall ovens, a five-burner
range with a large over-
the-cooktop. These are
the only homes that have

a first floor room that can serve as
a bedroom.
Most of Maronda Homes' floor
plans come standard with architec-

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ways, plant led
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toilets, and oak
out drawers that
look without up|
homes' exterior
roof shingles,
lights, landscape
tam grass and s,
Martie Gilbert
agent, says tha
very happy with 1
area. They ben(
Homes' motto
less money" be(
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to its customers
Value, in fact,
thing Maronda d
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the use of "con,
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Left photo: Family and guests have plenty of room to gather in the kitchen,
which overlooks the family room of the Covington model. Oak cabinets and an
eat-in breakfast nook that overlooks the patio are standard in this floor plan.
Bottom photo; The large living and dining room comes standard with upgraded
features such as arched entryways and niches.



THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday. May 18. 2006 Page Two-B

More home
for less
(From Page 1)
cluding the 800-acre Ocean
Pond, located in the Osceo-
la National Forest, attract
fishing, swimming and wa-
ter skiing enthusiasts as
Other recreational facili-
ties including ball fields
and tennis courts are pub-
licly maintained. A YMCA,
an accredited school sys-
tem, and local churches of-
fer a variety of sports and
culture programs.
A branch of Lake City
Community College is locat-
ed in Macclenny. Florida
Community College and
Lake City Community Col-
lege are only 35 minutes
away. Higher education op-
portunities lie nearby at
Jacksonville's University of
North Florida, Jacksonville
University, and Edward Wa-
ters College.
Cypress Pointe is the
perfect place for first-time
homebuyers or families
looking to purchase more
home for their money. You
can stop by the model 11
a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, 10
a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday,
Wednesday and Saturday
and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun-
day. For more information
on Cypress Pointe, contact
Martie Gilbert at 653-
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also has a separate commercial building on the lot (right). The home
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in a Commercial General Zone. Lot size is 99' x 215' with lots of poten-
tial for two separate businesses. 99' frontage on US Hwy. 90 and 215'
frontage on First Street. REDUCED $445,000

Nice 1 acre lot in Keaton Beach. Five
minutes to Gulf of Mexico. This lot can
be used for mobile homes or site built
homes. Priced for quick sale $69,900.
Bring the kids and their horses. 14.88
nice acres. Part hay. field and part %wood-
ed with small creek and catfish pond. 3
BR/2 BA doublewide MH with extra
hookup for a second MH and two extra
wells. Convenient to Jacksonville.
Located on NW 0216th Street in Lawite.
Priced at $179,000.
Commercial Lot 14.000 sq. ft. 100 ft.
frontage on SR 121. Located between
Waffle House and Day's Inn. adjacent to
1-10. $125,000.
Building Lol. conveniently located
between Glen St. Mary and Macclermy.
This heailI wooded lot is restricted to
site built homes only. acre + priced at
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, May 18, 2006 Page Three-B

May 1-15

The following land transac-
tions were recorded in the Bak-
er County courthouse May 1-
15. Values are derived from
documentary stamps. Many
descriptions are by S(ection)
T(ownship) R(ange). If acreage
or price are not listed, none
were indicated in the docu-
Lauramore, Ruby Lto Bain, Royle
W in Deer Run Est Lot 10, $74,000
Woodington, William E to Davis,
Sherri Lynn in 30-2s-21e, $189,000
Hart, Annette to Martin, Jay in 7-
4s-20e, $9,500
Paul, Wayne S to Carrigg, Leon E
in Old Nursery Plantation Lot 101-
-102, $290,000
Billings, Dyson to Cowart, Randall
in Lin Coin Park Lot 13, $118,000
Griffis, James A to Rutland, Earl
Ein, $10
Rutland, Earl E to Winfrey, --
Howard D in 30-2s-22e, $265,000
Sheffield, Gloria J to Ammons,
Anthony R in William Knabb Add
Lot 10 Bk D-l, $10
Johns, Ph) Ilis Rose to Johns,
Phyllis Rose in 8-3s-22e, $0
Baker County Florida to Faith
'Bible Church Inc in 2-3s-20e, $51,600
Bowyer, Jeffrey W to Schraud,
Melissa Ann in Lancaster Glen Lot
21, $101,680
Williamson, Linda Andree to Poss,
Dorothy Cope in River Country Est
Lot 26-A, $129,000
Lucas, Christine Veautour to Sirk.
Robert E in Cannon Heights Phase
Two Lot 35, $59,900
Macglen Builders Inc to Mcglew,
Jonathan S in Glenfield Oaks Lot 4,
Stokes, Charles A to Hodges,
James C in Copper Creek Hills Unit 3
Lot 61, $50,000
Harvey, Vickie Lee to Baker
Investment Group in Allen Lands
Lots 3,4, $45,000
Bradshaw & Griffis LLC to B & R
Home Builders Inc in Forest Glen Lot
12, $48,000
Hamlin Jack J Sr to Reed
Lawrence E in Macdenny Ii Unit li





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Lot 7 Bk C, $62,500
Pines Acres Development Co Inc
to Engelage ,Patricia Ann in Pine
Acres Unit 1 Lot 2 Bk 1, $10
Engelage, Patricia Ann to Nave,
Richard Lin Pine Acres Unit 1 Lot
1,2 Bk 1, $140,000
Clarkson, Billy to Owen, David M
in 29-3s-19e, $81,250
Harris, Steve to Harris, Earl in 13-
3s-21e, $10
Sapp, William Neil to Smith,
Randall S in Town Of Macclenny Lot
4 Bk 23, $96,000
Mccormick, Melita F to
Mccormick, Billy Lin 20-3s-21e, $10
/ Kirkland, Emer) A to Broken Oak
Development Group Inc in 30-2s-22e.
Yarborough, James M to Turkey
Creek Branch LLC in 5-3s-22e.
Taylor, Leo to Brown, Cheryl Lynn
in 10-3s-21e, $10
Taylor, Leo to Miller, Leann Marie
in 10-3s-21e, $10
\\ Taylor, Leo to Taylor, Mechele
Renee in 10-3s-21e. $10
Regions Bank to Ici Villages LLC
in 13-3s-22e, $10
Wilkerson, Lavon to Wilkerson,
Windell R in 2-2s-22e. $10
Wilkerson, WVindell R io Haes.
Dennis E in 2-2s-22e, $20,000
Mobley, Scott E to Kennedy, Gary
in NMacclenn) IiUnit Ii Lot 23 Bk B,
C) press Pointe Of Macclenny
LLC to Maronda Homes Inc Of
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Pointe Unit 1 Lot 58, $176,300
Maronda Homes Inc Of Florida to
Nguyen, Annie K in Cypress Pointe
Unit 1 Lot 8, $245,000
Maronda Homes Inc Of Florida to
Cobb, Steven E in Cypress Pointe
Unit 1 Lot 5, $209,250
Maronda Homes Inc Of Florida to
Cowart, Stephen M in Cypress Pointe
Unit 1 Lot 6, $162,250
Rolling Meadows Of Macclenny
LLC to Drees Homes Of Florida Inc
in Rolling Meadows Lot 44.45.46,
Altman, Gerald to Altman, Gerald
in Country Club Est Lot 14 Bk 1, $1
Combs, Angus to Strickland, Riley
L Iii in 24-3s-20e, $10
Pembelton. David R Sr to
Pembelton, David R Sr in 32-2s-22e,
Wells Fargo Bank National
Association to Diaz, Carmen G in
Dawkins Add To Town Of Macclenny
Lot 8, $135,900
Parker, Randall to McDonald,

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5.79 acres zoned RCMH-.5 can be subdivided into one unit per 1/2 acre with well
and septic with approved plat and installation of paved road into subdivision.
Owner financing with 20% down. $230,000

Murray Hill/Lakeshore
Commercial buildingwith 3004 SF that could be rented to 3 tenants. $450,000.
Commercial 2 story, 3153 SF building that can accommodate 3 tenants.
Beautiful acreage for sale!
7.90 acres zoned for home or mobile home on beautiful private lot, just off
paved road at the intersection of County Roads 125 & 127. $118,500

.Bring on the Investors!
.43 acre comer lot, zoned commercial, entry from East Blvd. and road frontage
on SR 90. Pre-determined, pre-approved for a 5400 sq ft building plus 1086 sq
ft for paved area. No Wetlands! Permit determination in hand for a mini-storage.
Incredible investment potential in the City of Macclenny. Only $165,000. Seller
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13 acres with paved frontage
13 acre, L shaped lot with 400+ frontage on paved CR 125. Zoned for homes or
mobile homes and your horses will love it! $195,000

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Investment Opportunity!
Chaffee Rd in Jacksonville, near new library and property adjoins new subdivi-
sion. 1.39 acres -Land only for $500,000
West Jacksonville
8.35 acres with 1400 SF brick home that was not completed. Some framing and
electric have been done. Septic and well on proper6i but are not guaranteed to
work. There is a pond on the property and is zoned for livestock Has chain link
fencing. Reduced! $524,900
Investment opportunity. 3/1, living room, separate dining room, enclosed front
porch. $99,000
Interlachen Lake Access
.22 acre lot in Interlachen with access to beautiful Lake Grandin. Very few of
these lots are left. Most have been purchased by investors. $15,000
Zoned Commercial
Don't miss this 4/2, 2052 sq ft, DWMH on 1.18 of serene, scenic acres.
Convenience store on property. This home is in immaculate condition, wwc,
linoleum wood floors, huge open floor plan, living room, dining area, great
room, wide open kitchen with lots of room to roam. The best part of this piece'
is the back covered patio that looks out to a beautifully landscaped backyard
complete with a fully stocked pond, nice trees and even more space to grow.
Only $224,900.
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Scott in Fox Ridge Est Phase Three
Lot 74, $147,500 -
Anderson, Thomas J to Dykes and
Associates Construction Inc in 30-2s-
22e, $50,000
Yarborough, Odis Donovan to
Cole, George A in 9-2s-21e, $375,000
Sweat, Larry M to Sweat, Larry
M in 6-2s-22e, $10
'jCornellier, Steven W to Clark,
Michael S in 18-3s-21e, $75,000
Dukeman, Stanley to Hullett.
David Pin Old Nursery Plantation
Lot 81. $80.000
Nader, Judith A to Nader, Thomas
A Iii in 14-3s-21, $0
The City Of Nlacclenn> to
Yarbrough, William Brian in 32-2s-
22e, $10
Town Of Glen St Mary Florida to
Congregational Holiness Church Inc
in 36-2s-21. $10
Crews, Minnie to Wheeler, Steven
J in 17-2s-21e. $0
Field. Edward Joseph to Field,
Theresa Barronton in 14-4s-20e. $10

Raulerson, T J to Bennett, Agie
Jessie in 35-ln-20e, $0
Brown, Basil H to Altmiller, Carl
James Iii in 11-ls-20e, $147,040
Cox, Jim V to Cox, Mary E in 2-
ls-20e, $0
Gatlin, Blair to Gatlin, Karissa K
in 36-2s-21e. $10
Raulerson, Fay R to Raulerson,
Wade D in 18-2s-22e, $125,000
Ritman, Evelyn Mary to Ritman,
Evelyn Mary in Nettles Bend Lot 11,
Taylor. Leo to Lindsei. Samuel H
in 10-3s-21e, $10
Clements. Deborah Lto Midyette.

Steven A in Macclenny Ii Unit li Lot
13 Bk D, $185,000
Dykes and Associates Inc to
Williams, James Lin Copper Creek
Hills Unit 3 Lot 66, $50,000
Kirkland, Kent D to Leonard,
Benny H in 17-3s-21e, $10
Crews, Henry Eugene to Klotz
Douglas E Jr in 32-ls-21e, $80,000
Cook, William G to Bunn, Linda J
in 7th Street Sub Lot 6, $158,000
Crews, Paula to Klotz Douglas E
Jr in 32-ls-21e, $35,000

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2+ acres on corner lot in excellent neighborhood. Floors are
tile & hardwood. Glass doors open to porch & large fenced
backyard. Two car garage finished with carpet. Planted

; ..... many extras, is open, sunny & inviting.
JUST REDUCED!! $259,900

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3/2 open floor plan, tile throughout, Berber carpet in
bedrooms, wrap around front porch and back porch
overlooking spring fed fish pond. On private lot at end of
cul-de-sac. Approx. 1907 SF. Many extras! $259,900

Anne Kitching, Realtor
962-8064 cell.
Wendy Smith, Realtor
710-0528 cell.
Tina Melvin, Realtor
233-2743 cell.
Seventy Acres- $2,500 per acre. Moccasin
Creek. Like to hunt and fish, call us about this
land in the country $175,000
2 lots on US 90- in Glen St. Mary with building.
Excellent business opportunity. Has water &
sewer. Currently rented at $1100/m6nth.
Vacant city lTd location,close
to schools. $Wl
Excellent commercial corner lot. East
Macclenny Avenue, .92 acres; $200,000.
Excellent Business Location! 1.25 acres with
320 feet highway frontage on busy 121 North.
Zoned Commercial neighborhood. $419,000
New Hoe Unde Consructio! Man exrs

New Home Under Construction! Many extras! 3
BR/2 BA on 1 acre. Has covered porch & patio,
2 car garage & 295 sf bonus room. Floor will be
laminate wood,carpet & tile, gas fp, central
vacuum, security syltem,pre-wired for home
theatre. Country living at it's best! $269,900

3 BR, 1 BA Home
w/ wood floors,CH/A in the city.
Currently rented for $700/month.

Beautiful Country Home
On 5.01 acres 4 BR/ 3 BA Approximately
.2350 heated SF Ponderosa Pine walls & ceilings
brought in from Montana. Detached garage
w/apartment,oversized in-ground pool,& large
barn.Additional land w/pond also available.

2006 Fleetwood DW on .5 acre,
3 BR/2 BA, open family room and dining
room. Master bath has garden tub and
separate shower.

Commercial in Glen St. Mary.
Excellent c access to water
and sewer. $195,000
.98 Acres 1 on 121 South.
3 bedroom, 2 bath home, back & side screened

porches, laJ t large bonus room,
large fence l refrigerator. Must
see to appreciate. in lalenny city limits.

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Applications should be submitted to the
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Daylilles are blooming @ Sands
Farm, 23A north to Bob Kirkland Rd.,
left, '/: mile. 259-6891. 5/11-6/lc
Brand new set Pro Comp Xterrain,
35/12.50R15, $65.0; 1990 Jeep
Wrangler, excellent condition, $6500.
904-482-2653 cell, call anytime.
Day Illy sale, 504 each, in bloom.
259-3803. 5/4-6/8c
Dining suite, carved solid wood, 6
chairs; 5 piece bedroom suite; dining
table, seats 8, Chippendale wood
base w/beveled glass top; other dec-
orator items. 259-3414 or 962-
2048. 5/4tfc
Mahogany secretary, beautiful piece,
excellent condition. Southern Charm
259-4140. 12/9tfc
Butterfly dining table with 6 chairs,
very ornate, fluted legs, rare; half
round foyer console. All pieces are
mahogany wood. Southern Charm.
259-4140. 2/3tfc
Antique breakfront buffet, breakfront
china cabinet, buffet, all mahogany,
can be seen at Southern Charm.
259-4140. 12/9tfc
Solid wood coffee table, light col-
ored with glass inserts, $75. 275-
3007. 3/16tfc
Artists! Oils, acrylics, water colors,
canvases, drawing pads and much
more! The Office Mart, 110 S. Fifth
Street, 259-3737. tfc
3x24 ft., 29 gauge, metal roofing;
2x6, 44 ft., load bearing trusses.
334-6695. 5/18-25p
Snapper riding mower, standard size,
less than 2 years old, $400; small
self propelled lawnmower, $100;
weedeater $50; 1999 model Ken-
more refrigerator/freezer w/iceinak-
er, $150; small Rubbermaid outside
storage shed, 48" wide x 24" deep x
66" high inside, $100; everything's
negotiable, for cash! If interested, call
259-2954. 5/18-25p

Epson Stylus color 600 printer, $25.
259-2400. 4 '20tfc
Ford tractor, runs, $1600; 1993
Aerostar van, runs great, $1000:
dumpster hauler w/hydraulic winch,
$1200; Dodge 4WD, runs great,
$1200. 912-266-1641. 5/18p,
Vehicle audio, Thunder 275X, w/8"
Kicker speakers, $65; 4 drawer pine,
chest, new condition, $65. 259-
Marshall guitar amplifier, JTM60.
15" speaker, used once, asking
$725. 259-6988. 5 18p
Great deals! HP computer, ME,
w..'printer, $100; VCR. $20: Kenwood
stereo system w' cabinet & speak-
ers. $50; youth golf clubs w 'Dag.
$25. 259-8924. 5 18p

2005 Ford Explorer XLT, 4x4, V8,
leather seats, sun roof, running
boards. 19,800 miles. $29,900.
259-3352 or 304-640-4888.
2005 Ford F-550, 4x4, crew cab, 11
ft. aluminum, flatbed dump, automat-
ic, air, tilt, cruise, gooseneck & tag
along hitch, $41,500, 11,000 miles.
259-3352 or 304-640-4888,

2003 Chevy Z71 pickup, short cab,
stepside, black with grey interior, au-
tomatic. air, power windows 'seats,
CD. sprayed-in bedliner, dual ex-
haust, 48K miles, $16,550. 707-
8649. 4/27tfc
Cash for your junk car or truck. I
haul. 904-509-0921. 5,/4-10 '26p
Must Go Now! 2002 Mercury Sable
stationwagon, x-low miles, excellent
condition, all options..904-266-3309
after 6:00 pm. 2 5 418p
1996 Dodge Neon, 2 door, $1400;
1996 Dodge Neon, 4 door, $1200;
1995 Saturn, 2 door, $1200; 1994
Mercury Topaz, $1000. 904-838-
2648. 5/11-18p
1995 Saturn 2 door, sports coupe,
new paint, new tires, new AM/FM CD
player, $2000. 631-0399. 5/18c
2003 Dodge Ram, */2 ton pickup,
AC, PB, PS, 5 speed, 6 cylinder,
41,000 miles, take over payments.
259-5658. 5/18p
1991 Chevrolet Blazer, approx.
50,000 miles on 4.3, V6 engine, au-
tomatic, air & heat, nice vehicle,
$2100. 571-0913. 5/18p
1996 Chevy S10, teal green, new 4
cylinder, 2.2L engine, runs great,
$2000 OBO. 904-962-6450. 5/18p

Housecleaning. Dependable, has ref-
erences. Call Alice at 259-5500.
Do you have a junk car or truck you
want hauled off or to sell? 259-
7968. 4/22tfc
Tree trimming removal and clean up.
Licensed and insured. 259-7968.
Now accepting antique furniture on
consignment. Pieces have to be in
good condition. Call Karin at South-
ern Charm 259-4140. 2/13tfc

&.% L !IE CITY

Stores Clerk
Independent clerical work in Mailroom and Warehouse. Handle
and process incoming and outgoing mail. Receive and docu-
ment shipments. High School diploma or equivalent plus 1 year
clerical experience required. Ability to lift and carry 45 lbs.
Salary: $17,780.00 annually, plus benefits.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2006

College application required.
Position details and application available on the web at:
Inquiries: Human Resource Development
Lake City Community College
149 SE College Place
Lake City, FL 32025

Phone: (386) 754-4314 Fax: (386) 754-4594
E-mail: boettcherg@lakecitycc.edu

LCCC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education & Employment

Horses boarded $225/month. Heel-
er pups for sale,; $200 each. 912-
843-2098. 5/11-18p
Dogs: all types from puppies to
adults. Animal Control, $50 boarding
fees will appli. 259-6786. 11 20tfc
Feeder pigs, $40 each. 259-2419
or 591-2588. 5/11-18p
Free kittens to good home, 6 weeks
old, very cute. 266-4013. 5 '18p

Found: Part Boston Terrier mi-;.
friendly dog, female, fixed. Call &
identify 912-843-8160. 5/18

Notice to readers:
The newspaper often publishes classified
advertising on subjects like woro-a-hiome.
weight loss products, health products.
While the newspaper uses reasonable
discretion in deciding on publication of
such ads, it takes no responsibility as to
tre truthfulness of claims. Respondents
should use caution and common sense
before sending any money or making oth-
er commitments based on statements
and/or promises; demand specifics in
writing. You can also call the Federal
Trade Commission at 1-877-FTC-HELP to
find out how to spot fraudulent solicita-
tions. Remember: if it sounds too good to
be true, it probably is. The Baker County
Calendar's Deli, Pizzeria & Coffee
.House is looking for kitchen help.
Set schedules, employee discounts
on food & the best work atmosphere
inn Macclenny. Apply in person or
call 259-5040. 5/18p
Railroad track foreman trainee.
Need clean driving record & valid li-
cense, Baldwin area. 904-266-4630.
Part time with full time potential.
Looking for motivated, qualified per-
son in Baker and surrounding coun-
ties. Experience in sales helpful. Re-
ply with resume and references to
P.O. Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063.




Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 4163
Birch St.. Macclenny II. 4 families.
Friday 8:00 am-2:00 pm, 4504 Birch
St.. Macclennv II.
Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-?, 18649
CR 127, Cuyler. Tools, clothes, Lil
Tykes, toys, knick knacks, much movie.
Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-?, US 90 to
Sanderson. right on 229, 2nd road
past railroad tracks on left. Bay Street.
last house on right. Infant girl clothes -
newborn to 2T, furniture, knicks
knacks, women & men & boys sizes
2T, toys.

Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-4:00 pm, 5th Street (Hwy 228) past
Macclenny Nursing & Rehab to Jule Road. Neighborhood yard
Saturday 8:-00 am-?, 8717 Dupree Rd., Macclenny. Multi family.
Saturday 7:30 am-?, 93 N. 5th St.. First United Methodist Church
youth building. Furniture, washing machine, clothes, toys,
weedeater. small appliances, etc.
Saturday 8:00 am-2:00 pm, 14272 US 90, Sanderson. Meat
saw/grinder $175, microwave, household items, pre-teen & teen
clothes, ladies' clothes, videos, books & toys.
Saturday 8:00 am-?, 513 E. Michigan. Clothes, shoes, kitchen
decorations, etc.

Company specializing in erosion con-
trol now 'iring the following posi-
tions: crew leaders, equipment oper-
ators, laborers, class A CDL drivers.
Valid driver's license is a must. Fax
resume to 904-275-3292 or call
275-4960. EOE/drug free workplace.
A Touch of Grass Lawn Service
needs experienced full time licensed
driver. 259-7335. 3 '23tfc
Reliable person with transportation
needed for light deliver', route, 4-6
hours per week, must be insured &
have valid Florida driver's license.
bondable with-a clean work record.
Send resume & references c 'o Box
598, Macclenny, FL 32063. 3. 23tfc

Excellent opportunity in the graphic
arts field right here in Macclenny at
Baker County's award-winning, pre-
mier newspaper: must have above
average verbal, writing & people
skills, experience helpful & personal
references a must. Send resume to
The Baker County Press, P.O. Box
598, Macclenny, FlI 32063. 4 6tfc
Experienced painters needed. Must
have tools. 259-5877. 12 30tfc
Local home health care agency seek-
ing-full time Physical Therapist for lo-
cal and surrounding areas. Call 259-
3111 for details. 2 '24tfc
Truss builders needed. A&R Truss.
259-3300. 4/6tfc


Local $575 $675 Home Every Night

OTR $650-$800+ Home 1-2 Nights Plus Weekends
Health/Life Insurance Available Paid Vacation
401 K Weekly Bonus $500 Quarterly Safety/Performance Bonus
DOT Inspection Bonus Driver Referral Bonus

CALL 1 -800-808-3052


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May 19 & 20 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Rain or Shine
CR 125 South, turn right onto Old Nursery Road.
1st right onto Red Top Road, follow signs

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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, May 18, 2006 Page Five-B

Local home health care agency seek-
ing full time PRN/RN & Physical Ther-
apist for local and surrounding areas.
Call 259-3111 for details. 2/24tfc
Plumbers & helpers needed, experi-
ence a must, pass drug test & have
a valid Florida driver's license. Call
Kenneth Wilds 904-699-4704. 5/18-
Experienced roofers needed. Built Up
roofing a plus, pay based on experi-
ence, $il-$15 per hour. 259-8633.
Now accepting applications for full-
time and part-time teller positions.
Send resume to: Latrissa Givens at
Country Federal Credit Union, 602
South 6th St., Macclenny, FL 32063.
259-6702. 5/18-25c
Thrift Log Homes. 259-2900.
Dump truck drivers needed, must
have Class B-CDL & clean driving
record. 259-6172 or 334-9329.
Drivers. CDL-A, excellent home time!
Great pay & benefits! O/Os welcome,
2 years OTR, good MVR. Centurion
Auto Transport 800-889-8139.5/18c
Needed erection foreman & crew for
hollow-core & pre-stress concrete,
permanent positions with top pay &
benefits. Call 707-8262 or 259-
6732. 5/18-6/15p
Truck drivers needed. Earn $800-
$1000 per week. Company provided
CDL training for those who qualify.
School graduates welcome. Call AMG
866-374-0764. 5/18-6/8p
Driver needed. Non CDL license, 2
years experience, must be depend-
able & neat, some heavy lifting, good
pay. 237-2098. 5/18p
Barber/stylist booth rental @ Sips n'
Clips in Macclenny. Call 755-6709.
Drivers. Owner Operators with car
hauling trailer plenty of freight, top
pay, benefits available, regional runs.
Centurion Auto Transport 800-899-
8139. 5/18c

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Notice to Readers
All real estate advertising in this newspa-
per is subject to the Fair Housing Act
which makes, it illegal to advertise "any
preference, limitation or discrimination
based on race, color, religion, sex, handi-
cap, familiar status or national origin, or
an intention, to make any such prefer-
ence, limitation or discrimination." Famil-
ial status includes children under the age
of 18 living with parents or legal custodi-
ans, pregnant women and people secur-
ing 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 here-
by informed that all dwellings advertised
in this newspaper are available on an
equal opportunity basis. To complain of
discrimination, call HUD toll free at 1-800-
669-9777. The toll freetelephone number
for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-
City Lot, South Boulevard, Macclen-
ny. Appraised at $19,000; asking
$17,900. Financing available. 759-
5734. 3 '2tfc
Land & home package, 4+ acres
w/beautiful trees in quiet area north
of Glen St. Mary. Won't last long.
$89,500. 859-3026. 4 20tfc
Reduced to $195,000. Balker
County, 10 acres on St. Mary's Riv-
er, 700 ft. on river with small white
sandy beach, secluded, high & dry.
fenced, large oak & pine trees, pic-
ture perfect, beautiful property. 259-
7574. 4.'13tfc

4 BR, 2 BA full brick home with ap-
proximately 2200 SF in Macclenny
with fireplace, large family room &
master suite, inground pool & double
car garage on huge city lot,
$228,000. Call 859-3026. 4/20tfc
Home in the country, 3 BR, 2 BA,
28x64 doublewide on 1.67 acres
with 8x20 screen room on back,
24x24 garage, $120,000 OBO. 237-
0538. 5/18-25p
3 BR, 2 BA home, 1500 SF living,
1'/2 car garage, 1 car detached
garage with office, fenced backyard,
above ground pool on 1 acre in Mac-
clenny 11, $249,000. Call 904-259-
1242 for more information or ap-.
pointment. 5/4-25p
1800 SF home, spacious lot in Mac-
clenny, large backyard, beautifully
landscaped, 3 BR, 2 BA with office,
covered garage, laundry room,
$159,000. 904-759-7094 or 259-
5880. 5/11-25p
3 BR, 2 BA home, 2 car garage in

Macclenny, 10x16 shed on '/2 acre,
good neighborhood, close to 1-10 &
shopping, $159,900. 259-9151.
3 BR, 1 BA, full brick home in.
Sanderson on large lot, new roof,
A/C, flooring & windows, open floor.
plan, $135,000. 859-3026. 5/18tfc
FSBO.,3 BR, 2 BA, all brick on cul-deL
sac, 1350 SF with many extras at.
$169,900. Call for appointment
904-226-3485. 5/18p
Copper Creek Hills spec home, 3
BR, 2.5 BA, full brick, 29x12
screened porch. Custom Homes,
Jack Lee Construction, Inc., 259-
7359 or 904-751-6053. 5/18c
FSBO. 10.01 acres, Hwy 90 & Cow
Pen Rd., only '/8 mile on right, look
for sign, $148,000 OBO. 259-3878.

Need a house?




Pritchett Trucking is continuing to grow and is in need
of qualified people to work at our Lake Butler Facility.

Good benefits. Pay based on experience.

3 BR, 2 BA mobile home on 1/2 acre,
1st, last & $400 deposit, CH/A. 259-
7335. 5/11tfCd
3 BR, 2 BA home, 1625 SF, 2 car
garage, screen porch, irrigation &
alarm system, :$li95/month plus
-security deposit. 352-867-3981 or
904-230-3017. 5/11-25p 3 BR, 1 BA house, CH/A, 1 acre,"
large workshop, close to 1-10,.
$675/month, ist; last &.security de-
posit. 259-7794 before 9:00 pm.

3 BR & 2 BR mobile homes, no pets,
garbage, water & mowing provided,
$450-$600/month. 912-843-8118. -
3 BR, 1 BA home in Sanderson,;
$725/month, last month & deposit,'
no pets, no smoking. 859-3026.
3 BR, 2 BA doublewide, private lot
located at 715 Eagle Drive,
$650/month, 1st and last month's
rent plus $650 security deposit re-
quired to move in. No pets allowed!.
Call 259-7903 for information.5/18p:
New apartments available June 1sty,:
2 BR, 1 BA, $650/month, $650 de?
posit, includes refrigerator, stove
dishwasher, washer & dryer. 600 Big
Oak Court off Lowder St. 5/18tfc

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Interior exterior
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We haul or buy junk cars
We sell horses
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Pest control
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Serving North Florida and
South Georgia
259-5416 fax

Garbage pickup for Baker County
Roll off Dumpsters
Kent Kirkland, Owner/Operator
All types of pest control
Call Eston, Shannon, Bryan,
Bill or Philip
Beverly Monds Owner
We build in-ground pools
We sell and install
DOUGHBOY above-ground pools
Service Renovations Cleaning
Repairs Chemicals Parts
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Complete site & underground
utility contractor
Land clearing
We sell dirt & slag
Hourly .rate available on:
grader, dozer & trackhoe work
Mitch Canaday, Jr.
CU-C057126 3/16-9/7p

Well drilling
Water conditioning purification
New septic systefhs
Drain field repairs
We're your water experts

Celebrating our 29th year in busine
Credit cards gladly accepted
Fully licensed & insured
Florida & Georgia


2" wells
welldriller @bellsouth.net
4/20-5/1 lp
Engineered trusses for your new
Home Barn Shed Etc.
Free estimates



Lawn mowing ~ Tractor work
Clean-up ~ Hauling


904-302-2025 cell
* Air conditioners Heat pumps *
Major appliances *
24 hour, 7 day emergency service!
Call Vince Farnesi, Owner-Operator

*Back from Katrina*
Specializing in storm work
Can't afford to have the tree re-
moved? Have a trim-out done!
We now have a man lift no spike
marks on most trees and can take.
down dead trees.
Licensed/Insured/Locally owned
Free estimates
s 710-5011

Bush hog Dirt work
Land clearing Tree service
Free estimates
Contact Mike
2" and 4" wells
Roger Raulerson
Bull dozer & backhoe
C.F. White
Oils, acrylics, watercolors, canvases,
drawing pads and much more!
110 South Fifth Street

Commercial residential
Many references on request
30 1 ear- experience
New roofs Roof repairs
Roof replacement
Free estimates
Water softeners Iron filters
Sales Rentals Service
Total water softener supplies
Salt delivery
~ Financing-available ~
797 S. 6th Street, Macclenny
Hauled & Spread
Tractor work
Custom house plans
to your specifications
Qualified Good references
After-hours computer repair
Networking, training,
graphic design and writing
Call Cheryl

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Apply in person at 1050 SE 6th St. in Lake Butler

or call 1-800-486-7504

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I acre lot for mobile home in Macedo-
oia area off Odis Yarborough. Call Brian
-at 759-5734 or 259-6735. 3/24tfc
j/lobile homes, 2 and 3 BR, A/C, no
;pets, $500-$550 plus deposit. 904-
$60-4604 or 259-6156. 3/17tfc

nmfoky Mountain cabin, trout
stream, near Cherokee, Gatlinburg &
.ollywood, $325 per Week. 386-752-
)013. 3/16-6/lp
' BR, 2 BA condo, ground floor,
poolside, incredible ocean view, St.
,Augustine Beach. Call 476-8907 or
;505-0083. 5/18p
oceanfront, 1 BR condo, sleeps 4,
* rge heated pool, in St. Augustine,
:$650/week. 904-483-7617.5/4-25p
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Large commercial office space avail-
able for lease. 859-3026. 3/2tfc
Approximately 900 SF of space,
kitchen & bath included. 259-9590.

Secluded mini-estate
on the Little St. Mary's
4BR/2.5 brick home
on 11.3 ac. in Taylor
Mature oaks, high/dry.
Substantial river frontage.
New paint, carpet.
Ready to move in.
Serious inquiries only.
Call 904-355-8800
for appt.

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To begin August 2006 IMaster's degree in Student Personnel, Counseling,
Education or closely related field plus five years experience in counseling,
advising, or supervision. Community College experience preferred
To begin August 2006 Masters degree v ith 18 graduate credit hours in
Education. Minimum six years in teaching and leadership positions desired,
Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin June 1, 2006.
Persons interested must pro\ ide application, resume and photocopies of tran-
scripts. All foreign transcripts/degrees must be submitted with an official
translation and evaluation.
Position details and application available on die web at: wwv\laket'iticc.edu
Inquiries: Human Resource Development
Lake City Community College 149 SE College Place
Lake City, FL 32025
Phone: 0386) 754-4314 Fax: 0386.) 754-4594
E-mail: boetchepg@(lakecitrcc.edu
LCCC is accredned b\ the Southern Associanonr of Colleges and Scritols
\P/ADA/ENAEO College in Educanon & Eniplo,, meni



Well Drilling

2" & 4" Wells
Water & Iron
Conditioners Installed
Call Roger or Roger Dale

Family Owned & Operated
1% Licensed & Insured 4


Fill Dirt *Clay *Septic Sand

Gravel & Paved Driveways

^ Dozer & Excavator for Clearing

Digging & Grading

Site Work

^ 259-0506 or 591-5540
Major credit cards accepted-



5:00 Monday

Beautiful New
4BR, 2BA, 2468 SF
2 Car Garage
Alarm System
Sprinkler System
Screen Patio
Call 904-334-9944
for appointment or
Paytongang@hotmail. com

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Fair Housing... It's the Law!

Were you asked to pay a higher security deposit simply because you have kids?

Did you request a wheelchair ramp and were denied even
though you offered to pay for it?

Were you sexually harassed by your landlord?

Were you denied housing because of your race or color?

These are examples of Fair Housing discrimination.

You cannot be discriminated against because of your race, color, national origin,
handicap, religion, sex or familial status.

If you believe that you are a victim of housing discrimination,
please contact your local Fair Housing Center.

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Inc.
Fair Housing Advocacy Center
126 W. Adams Street
OPOTN TJacksonville, FL 32202 SPONT

(904) 356-8371 Outside 904 1-800-411-3617 -TTY 1-800-955-8260

Help prevent damage from bark beetles,
diseases, and wildfire through practices
that promote healthy pines.

Thin dense pine stands,
Control understory
plant competition-
Minimize tree wounds
during harvests.



U* se prescribed fire.
Harvest low-vigor
sca.nds and replant,
Plant species right
for the soil and site.

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n Metal Roofing

Homes and Mobile Homes
Factory Certified Professional Installers
Many Styles and Colors to Choose From
Manufacturer's Warranties up to. a LIFETIME!
State Certified Roofing Contractor CCC057887!
Visit us on the web at: www.lifetimemetalroofing.com

f4^ 1-800-662-8897 ,B
I Toll Free

Develop schedules. recruit instructors, teach classes, assist
Executive Director with budgeting and planning.
Must have master's degree with minimum of 18 graduate
hours in Education. Ability to use computer technology in
the classroom. ESOL/Reading endorsement and National
Board certification preferred.
Salary based on degree and experience, plus benefits
Application & materials must arrive by May 26, 2006 for
guaranteed consideration.
College application and copies of transcripts required. All
foreign transcripts must be submitted with a ti-anslation and
evaluation. Position details and application available on the
web at: ww\w.lakecitycc.edu
Inquiries: Human Resource Development
Lake City Communitv College
149 SE College Place
Lake City, FL 32025
Phone: (386) 754-4314 Fax: (386) 754-4594
E-mail: boettcherg @lakecitycc.edu 1
LCCC is accredited b\ the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
'VP/ADA/.EA/EO College in Education & Employment

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