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78th Year, Vol. 19 Thursday, September 6, 2007 Macclenny, Florida 50S
BY ANDREW BARE
City manager Gerald Dop-
son unveiled at the city of
Macclenny's first budget
workshop Tuesday a tentative
2008 budget that comes in at
$6.3 million, down more than
$500,000 from last year. The
city projects a total budget sur-
plus of about $205,000.
The department seeing the
largest increase is projected to
be information services, not
surprising as it didn't receive
any money in 2007. The depart-
ment will get $168,977,, which
will help fund new credit card
terminals at city hall, several
small computers which code
enforcement officer Joy Chap-
man can use to print out cita-
tions in the field and several
software programs. A second
server will also be purchased.
The sheriff's department
is asking for $717,407 from
Macclenny, up $52,409 from
last year's contribution. Much
of that comes in salaries and
wages, as well as in the cost of
And the fire department
is also asking for an increase
of more than $18,000 from
last year's $513,850 figure.
Roughly half of that increase
will come in life and health
insurance for the department's
employees. Another $8000 is
counted in a category listed
only as "insurance."
The road department, on
the other hand, will see a loss
of more than $355,000 in next
year's budget. Some $25,000
of those cuts will come from
which is not budgeted any cash
for 2008. But by far the largest
decrease will come in street re-
surfacing. That area was given
$550,000 last year, but will
have to make do with $10,000
The city projects, its utili-
ties, water and sewer, to drain
$257,000 less than they did the
previous year, when utilities
cost Macclenny $2,388,974.
Much of that decrease comes
in the territory of repairs and
maintenance, as well as in pay-
ing the principal down on a
The budget discussions are
taking place under a cloud
originating in Tallahassee.
The legislature has set before
Florida's citizens a referendum
expanding the homestead ex-
emption to $50,000. The vote,
which will take place in Janu-
ary, could result in dramatic
loss of revenue for Florida
counties and municipalities.
And as several of Macclen-
(See page 6)
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Assails lack ofDUI arrest
Victim scarred for still a/,,aits action b)/ state after 15 months...
Glen St. Mary during the early morning hours of May Baker Is being protected nmet in the case lhor
l for political reasons. after the accident. and h
21, 2006, and the intervening 15 months have left her His father. Jack Baker counterpart in Starke. a
with mounting debts of over $700,000 and the prospect of liv- Jr.. is manager of the lo- sistant sate attorney\ Ph
Pena. was assi'nm
ing with debilitating after-effects that have changed her life in kd to handle it.
ways she never could have imagined. That Auust .
What she wants to know now is why the driver of the other rights should dhave been Mneein inc. hlud
vehicle the one that crossed into her northbound lane that chdz*ied with DUIa nd state artorne\ B
morning and demolished her van has gotten off nearly scott- Cer\ one and Ani
free. Spent time in ,ll. Ha\nes, a tcti
free. id\ ocate \ hose ji
Ms. Michaud, now 40 and bearing multiple scars from op- it is to assist crir
erations to repair shattered bones, was told August 21 that caj Florida Farm Bureau \iCtimns.
insurance office, and his \What the\ told h
the other driver, Jack A. (Jackie) Baker III, now 21, will not be step-grandfather is as- h i as. reardless of t
charged with drunk driving even though the investigating distant sate arnorne\ NMel fact that Trooper Charl
state trooper three months after the accident requested a war- Bessinger Lee noted in a probal
rant for his arrest for .Bessinerditanced
rant for his arrest for DUI. C I t 1,7,'
lem, it seems
how, is the
the time of
am) and when
Shands Jacksonville three
His blood alcohol level reg-
istered as .066, just under the
minimum considered drunk
driving in Florida.
Frustrated in her attempts
to get some satisfaction that
the driver of the 2001 Chevro-
let pickup that demolished her
1999 Mercury Villager will be
held responsible for his actions,
First hearing for new jail
BY ANDREW BARE
Anyone looking to express
concerns over the location of
Baker County's future jail will
have their chance September
County Planning and Zoning
.Director Ed Preston confirmed
Thursday that his department
had received a re-zoning re-
quest from the Baker Correc-
tional Development Corpora-
tion. The BCDC is asking that
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property re-zoning on S(
20 acres at the comer of SR-121 the county commission will
and SR-228 be re-zoned from have the final say on October
agricultural to government use. 15.
The request will go before the On August 15, the non-
county Land Planning Agency profit corporation, founded in
on September 27. Regardless late 2006 to build the new jail,
of the LPA's recommendations, agreed to purchase 90 acres of
Hydro fast becoming
the 'face' ofdowntown
He's become a familiar sight
in downtown Macclenny over
A small, muscular man with
and thick By
mass of "salt |e|e"
and pepper" Kelley
hair, he cuts Lannigan
tive figure Press Staff
as he waters
the dozens of large planters
of flowers that now line both
sides of Macclenny Ave., part
of the effort, to revitalize the
Wilford Ruise grew up in
Sanderson where he lived un-
til age 17 when he moved to
Rochester, New York.
Thirty-five years later, he's
back in Sanderson and work-
ing for the city of Macclenny.
"I have lots of nicknames,"
said Mr. Ruise, his trademark
huge grin spreading across his
face. "Some people call me Hy-
dro, because I'm always water-
ing the plants. I've been called
James Brown and other people
call me Moses. I've had folks
stop and ask to take my picture
because they think I look like
Frederick Douglas. Back in
Rochester, I was called Little
"Hydro" likes to start his
day at 5:00 am to get a jump
on the traffic that can clog the
downtown area later in the
Hired originally by the city
to work in meter reading and
garbage collection, Mr. Ruise
was soon offered the city
nance position and accepted.
His duties run to spraying
and cutting grass, trimming
trees, planting flowers and
keeping all of it hydrated a
challenging task in the broiling
temperatures that have charac-
terized summer 2007.
"I enjoy my job because I
like seeing something grow
and be healthy," he said.
Each morning starts with
the filling of a 400-gallon wa-
ter tank which he pulls on a
cart behind his city-issued van.
The tank is equipped with a
(See page 2)
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Wilford 'Hydro' Ruise and his infectious grin are famdliar sites in core Macclenny.
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The initial re-zoning request
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also allowing them to avoid
the lengthy large-scale re-zon-
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(See page 4)
is the county's
A nursing assistant returning
from the night shift at a Lake
City hospital died when her
vehicle went out of control and
overturned on Forest Road 250
in northwest Baker County.
The accident that killed
Trista Wanelle Coleman, 25, of
Glen St. Mary occurred about
8:00 am on August 30. She is
the fourth person to die on Bak-
er County roads in 2007, and
the second fatality in ten days.
Trooper J.M. Ford of the
Florida Highway Patrol said
Ms. Coleman was ejected when
her eastbound 2002 Chevrolet
Blazer left the roadway rotating
clockwise and overturned. She
was not wearing a seat belt.
Ms. Coleman was a certified
nursing assistant at Lake City
Medical Center. She was the
mother of four, the youngest
The accident scene was west
of CR 229 on a remote stretch
of the road that connects the
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Victim assails lack ofDUI arrest...
(From page 1)
cause affidavit that Mr. Baker
smelled strongly of alcohol and
had bloodshot eyes while seated
in the rear of a rescue ambulance
at the scene, the state nonetheless
can't prove he was legally drunk
at the time.
"I'm at a complete loss as to
how all of this could be," said
Ms. Michaud, who was comatose
three weeks of the four months
she spent at Shands'Jacksonville,
waking up in time tomake a Fa-
ther's Day call to an ailing dad
in Akron, Ohio [she was well
enough to visit him in Septem-
ber, and he died of cancer the day
she arrived]. She remained in the
hospital's critical care unit until
July 4th and underwent several
surgeries in addition to ongoing
physical therapy three times a
"This kid by all rights should
have been charged with DUI and
spent time in jail. It's not a mat-
ter of me being vengeful or not
wanting to let this drop. It's a
matter of what's right."
At the same meeting, Ms. Mi-
chaud was told that because Mr.
Baker was 20 at the time of the
accident, a blood alcohol level
lower than .08 that applies to ju-
venile drunk drivers cannot be
applied to him. The sole charge
against him so far is a ticket for
improper change of lane. It car-
ries a $118.50 fine. He was never
charged with underage drinking
though the blood alcohol test
clearly indicates he consumed it
Phil Pena, a Jacksonville attor-
ney representing Ms. Michaud in
a recently-filed civil suit, argues
the .06 three hours after the ac-
cident is damning in itself.
"The level at the crash site
[SR 125 at the curve near Bob
Burnsed Rd.] must have been
over .08," asserted Mr. Pena.
"There is no doubt in my mind
that he was intoxicated. He obvi-
ously was drunk when he left the
The party Mr. Pena refers to
was a 30th birthday celebration
'for Mitch Canaday at the north
county residence of Dale Har-
vey, described by attendees as a
BYOB (bring your own booze)
affair. Mr. Pena obtained a dozen
affidavits from revelers,
"Everyone remembers he was
there, but curiously no one saw
him drinking," notes the attor-
ney, adding he is looking into a
lawsuit against the party hosts on
the basis they should have pre-
vented underage drinking.
The proof burden in civil law-
suits is less than that in criminal
cases, and though the plaintiff's
attorney said normally cases like
this involve damages "in the sev-
en figures" he doubts Mr. Baker
has any significant assets or in-
surance limits anywhere near
that. The defendant is employed
as a corrections officer at BCI.
"Part of the point of going
through with it is to get Julie
some answers. The civil claim is
really her only way to hold any-
one responsible at all," said Mr.
The case is on the civil docket
for trial next spring, and Judge
Mark Mosley recently referred it
for a mediated settlement nor-
mal in cases like this. Mr. Baker
is represented by Bruce Robin-
son of Lake City, a former law
partner of his grandmother Jan-
ice Bessinger. Mr. Robinson did
not return a telephoned request
for comment this week.
Ironically, the seriousness of
Ms. Michaud's injuries and the
time it took to extricate her from
the wreckage may be the reason
that blood was not taken from
Mr. Baker at the scene, as is of-
S.The rescue log that morning
shows the crew on the scene at
1:22 am and departing for Shands
at 2:11 after a summoned rescue
helicopter had to turn around for
reasons not in the report. Rescue
workers were attending to the
trapped motorist for about 50
minutes at the scene while Mr.
Baker was seated in the ambu-
lance. The drive to Shands took
"Due to the severity of the
injuries to the other driver (Julie
Michaud) a blood sample was not
taken on [the] scene," reads the
supplemental report by Trooper
Lee submitted on August 11.
2006. The elapsed time between
the accident date and the second
report was likely due to a delay
obtaining the blood test results
from the Florida Department of
At the hospital while the criti-
cally injured Ms. Michaud was
being treated, Mr. Baker was
treated for a broken toe and
other minor lacerations before
his blood was drawn and he was
Spencer Mann, a spokesman
for the Mr. Cervone's office in
Gainesville, acknowledged" on
Tuesday of this week the Baker
case "has some weaknesses" but
that it was still open in light of
new information coming from
Ms. Michaud. He declined to
elaborate on the nature of that
Ms. Michaud was also return-
ing that morning from a party,
this one for her boyfriend's son
held at Jacksonville Beach. No
alcohol was served, and Trooper
Lee's report notes she was not
impaired by either drugs or al-
cohol, though her blood was not
analyzed by FDLE.
Debbie Jones, executive direc-
tor of the Jacksonville chapter of
MADD (Mothers Against Drunk
Driving), agrees that the delay in
drawing blood from Mr. Baker,
and the lack of a timely prosecu-
tion combined to heighten the
frustration of the victim, who is
now looking at a life of physical
ills brought on by the accident.
"This is one of several cases
still open around the state, but
I've never seen one drag out this
length of time," commented Ms.
Jones in a telephone interview
this week. "Julie is convinced
the relationship to the assistant
state attorney [Mr. Bessinger] is
the reason he [Mr. Baker] has not
"The fact that the state attor-
ney has waited over a year gave
her false hope. She truly deserves
her day in court."
(From page 1)
gas powered engine that pumps
The flower planters along the
street are watered repeatedly
during the day because the sum-
mer sun is so intense.
"I can actually see them start-
ing to droop again in the heat,"
he says. "I fill this tank as many
as four times during the day and
I drink nearly two gallons of wa-
Mr. Ruise says people driving
through town often honk their
car horn and wave. Some people
roll down their windows and say
"Man, I wish I had your job!"
Wilford "Hydro" Ruise just
smiles that contagious smile,
waves and continues watering
his thirsty flowers and shrubs.
He also fills in on the garbage
pick-up route when one of the
other workers is absent.
"Oh man, that's a job and a
half!" he declares, adding that
he's always glad to get back to
his horticultural duties.
When asked what thoughts he
would like to share with Baker
County, Mr. Ruise has this to
say: "A lot of folks in the world
have stopped being kind to one
another and that makes me sad.
People really need to love and
care for each other. And these
athletes that get paid so much
money they should be more
grateful for their good fortune
and throw some of it back to
folks who really need it."
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at St. Marys allegedly
on marijuana and pi Is
Deputies responded to the
Boy Scout Camp on Steel
Bridge Road August 28 after it
was reported that two people
had nearly drowned in the Little
St. Mary's River.
Zachary Hendrix, 19 was
taken to Ed Fraser Hospital and
Brandi Sellers, 18, was taken to
Shands Jacksonville after they
attempted to swim across the
river. Michele Harding, 19, who
was with the two, told Deputy
James Marker that the two had
smoked marijuana and taken
Xanax before swimming. The
officer said Ms. Harding ad-
mitted to smoking marijuana
as well, but denied taking any
Police searched Mr. Hendrix's
car and found a rifle and pistol.
Ms. Harding was issued a cita-
tion for marijuana possession.
Deputy John Hardin arrested
Jacksonville resident Dedrick
Arnold, 26, on charges of co-
caine possession and leaving the
scene of an accident August 31.
Police initially received a call
about a hit-and-run crash involv-
ing a gray car. Deputy Hardin
found the car, and Mr. Arnold, at
the intersection of SR-121 and
Lowder St. According to the of-
ficer, Mr. Arnold admitted to be-
ing involved in a crash and run-
ning away because he lacked a
driver's license. His license had
been suspended 14 times.
Deputy Hardin said in his re-
port that he noticed a needle and
a small crack rock on the pas-
senger seat of Mr. Arnold's car.
The man was arrested and taken
to the Baker County jail.
And Deputy Hardin also ar-
rested Jacksonville resident
Kevin Millington, 43, after a
computer check revealed that
his license had been suspended
for failure to pay child support.
According to the officer, he
stopped Mr. Millington on South
Blvd. September 1 for failing to
stop at a stop sign. Mr. Milling-
ton initially claimed his car was
over-heating and desperately re-
quired water, but Deputy Hardin
said the car's temperature gauge
read normal. It was then that
the officer ran Mr. Millington's
name and discovered his license
had been suspended, and that he
was wanted on a Clay County
The officer also said he found
a crack rock on the driver's
Burst ofpepper gas
subdues irate husband
An irate husband was charged
with resisting arrest the early
morning of August 29 follow-
ing a disturbance on Beech St. in
Deputy Claude Hurley sprayed
the face of Robert Combs, 25, of
Macclenny with pepper gas after
he refused several commands to
remain at the rear of his pickup
truck while police questioned his
wife Jennifer, 26, who was first
spotted walking along the street.
Deputy Wayne Limbaugh
responded to a disturbance call
about 1:30 and said Ms. Combs
was "visibly upset and crying"
following an argument with her
husband, who was 'following
her along Beech in the truck. He
several times asked Mr. Combs
to remain near the back of the
truck, and twice physically re-
strained him by pushing.
He was booked at county jail
for resisting without violence, a
In other cases, a Jacksonville
man who refused repeated re-
quests by a county deputy to stay
inside an apartment in north Mac-
clenny while his girlfriend was
being questioned was charged
with disorderly intoxication.
Deputy William Hilliard re-
sponded to a disturbance call
at the Northwood Apartments
about 11:00 pm on August 28,
and said Michael Davis, 32,
was yelling loudly from a front
porch. He several times told Mr.
Davis to go inside, and returned,
to the scene after an absence of
about ten minutes responding to
a complaint by the girlfriend.
After another warning, Depu-
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ty Hilliard saw Mr. Davis come
back outside this time clad
only in his underwear then ar-
rested him after the suspect ran
Deputy Hurley charged Jo-
seph Johnson, 35, of Sanderson
with driving on a suspended li-
cense after stopping his 1998
Plymouth about midnight on Au-
gust 28 near US 90 and CR 229.
The officer stopped the vehicle
because of a defective headlight,
and learned via computer re-
cords that Mr. Johnson's license
had been suspended six times for
failure to pay child support.
The same officer charged
Timothy Jordan, 45, of Sander-
son with not having a valid li-
cense after his 2001 GMC truck
became disabled in a ditch near
Crews Rd. and Dove Lane about
11:00 pm on September 1.
$2000 tow dolly stolen
A tow dolly valued at $2000
was taken overnight September 1
from in front of the office of All
Safe Mini-Storage on Lowder St.
Roxanne Copeland reported
the theft about 10:00 that morn-
ing, and said the U-Haul dolly
was unsecured and in plain
In other thefts, Wanda Ner-
bonne said money was taken
from her parked 1993 Jeep on
two occasions last week.
She told Deputy Curtis Ruise
loose change was removed from
an ash tray on August 30, and
the next night someone entered
the Jeep through a rear door and
took $70 from her purse. Foot-
prints on a rear mat suggested
the burglar was bare-footed.
The vehicle was parked on
Southwood Rd. in Deerfield Cir-
cle, and neighbors reported see-
ing a white male walking in the
area, mostly at night.
Deputy Ruise found foot-
prints leading across a ditch into
Ms. Nerbonne's yard. then down
Heather Barton reported the
theft of a Sony PSP game valued
at $400 from the rear seat of her
1997 Ford parked on Oak St. in
She told Deputy Ruise the
item went missing two weeks
ago, and she delayed reporting it
until September 1 while check-
ing with several acquaintances
who had ridden in the vehicle.
Two of them denied knowledge
of the theft, and she was unable
to contact two others.
A relative said to have a drug
problem was named as a pos-
sible suspect in the theft of two
gold bracelets and two diamond
rings from the residence of Har-
riet Jordan off CR 139B in Glen
Ms. Jordan reported the theft
on September 1 and told Depu-
ty John Hardin the items were
taken from a jewelry box. There
was no sign of forced entry. One
of the rings is a 1.5 carat blue ice
stone with a gold band.
She also said the relative has
stolen from her before.
A surveying prism and tripod
valued at $450 were taken from
the west exit ramp of Interstate
10 at SR 121 the morning of Au-
A Macclenny woman con-
tacted the sheriff's department
August 31 after she realized she
was the victim of identity fraud.
Robin Dugger told police
someone obtained credit cards
in her name from Sam's Club
and Bank of America, and on
August 23 received a microwave
purchased from Sam's. She told
Deputy Bill Starling $1219 in
purchases were made on the
Sam's card, and items worth
$2219 on the Bank of America
card before she cancelled them.
In another report involving
fraud, authorities learned a $500
check from Dallas, Texas sent to
a Jacksonville woman was coun-
The 25-year-old woman at-.
tempted to cash the traveler's
check at a local convenience
store, which then contacted.po-
lice on August 31. A employee
at the local Vystar Credit Union
confirmed the check was a fake.
The woman told Deputy Cur-
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Neighbors react to
sex offenderin midst
Rights and fears clashed
Thursday as the Gilford Davis
Rd. Neighborhood Watch group
met with representatives of the
sheriff's department to discuss
the presence of sex offenders in
According to the Florida De-
partment of Law Enforcement's
website, Baker County is home
to 47 convicted sex offenders
and six "sexual predators." Two
of those offenders, one of them
a predator, live near the Gilford
Davis community in Margaretta.
Residents were concerned that
one of them, a recently released
76-year-old, was violating his
probation by not maintaining
signs on his lawn that revealed
he was a predator.
Gerald Gonzalez, who is the
Sheriff's Office's patrol chief,
explained that while Baker
County requires signs to be
posted on the property of con-
victed sex offenders, there is no
requirement that the offender
maintain the signs or even keep
them standing. According to Lt.
Gonzalez, each county in Florida
is empowered to devise its own
notification system. The state
simply decrees that counties
must have some sort of system.
It's the job of the sheriff's de-
partment to maintain the signs.
The 76-year-old, identified as
Samuel Roach, had been con-
victed of lewd and lascivious
molestation of a person under
the age of 12 in February, 2005.
He was released earlier this year,
reportedly because of ill health,
and lives in a travel trailer off
Ruger Rd. in the Gilford Davis
Neighbor Wendy Simmons,
one of the attendees at last week's
meeting, objected to Mr. Roach
living near her home because
she has a 16-year-old daughter
who she says is not allowed now
to ride her 4-wheeler.
"If it hadn't been for a friend,
I wouldn't have been notified
about this at all," Ms. Simmons
said during, a telephone inter-
view last week. She has lived
in the neighborhood south of
US 90 four years and described
relationships as "strained" be-
cause of Mr. Roach is on prop-
erty belonging to a third party.
"My husband has been driv-
ing a truck for ten years, and
he's considering quitting be-
cause he's afraid something bad
will happen while he's on the
road," said Ms. Simmons.
"[Police] share the same frus-
trations with the system you
do," Lt. Gonzalez said. "We can
make the best arrest we can and
send them to the system."
Brad Dougherty, who heads
the office's sexual investigations
unit, said Thursday that the term
"sexual predator" does not mean
an offender committed a par-
ticularly egregious act. Instead,
it only says that the offender
committed multiple crimes with
The rules by which a sex of-
fender must live vary according
to the terms of their probation.
Usually, however, they all in-
clude some basic features. Aside
from the state-ordered notifica-
tion, they're also prohibited
from living within 1000 feet of
public areas where children are
usually present. This includes
schools, playgrounds and school
What it does not include,how-
ever, are homes. A sex offender
is allowed to live near homes
where children are present. Po-
lice are also limited in how they
can punish alleged probation
violations. Accusations from
neighbors usually aren't enough,
unless the neighbors have video
evidence of the violations. Gen-
erally, police have to observe
the violations themselves to ar-
rest the offender.
Residents concerned about
potential sex offenders in their
neighborhood can find a com-
plete database of Florida of-
fenders on the law enforcement
department's website. At the
website, searches can be cus-
tomized by dozens of different
factors, including address. The
site address is http://offender.
age.do. Or, if you prefer an in-
direct approach, simply Google
"Florida sex offenders."
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LOCATED AT531 SOUTH 6TH STREET IN MACCLENNY, FL.
Abusive boyfriend hiding
A county deputy found a gravated battery.
Glen St. Mary man lying face In other incidents, police ar-
down under a palmetto bush rested Glen St. Mary resident
behind his house August 30 and Donald Howard, 37, August 30
arrested him after his girlfriend after they allegedly found him in
said he had repeatedly hit her. the home of a stranger on James
Jacqueline Scoggins told Britt Rd.
Deputy Michael Lagle on Au- Deputy Michael Lagle found
gust 30 that she was at Pop's Billy Raulerson standing outside
Place Bar in Macclenny with his home, with his arm blood-
her boyfriend Mark Stoddard, ied and holding a shotgun. Mr.
36, when they began to argue. Raulerson told the officer that
According to Ms. Scoggins, her a stranger was inside his home;
boyfriend began hitting her once when Deputy Lagle went to in-
they got into their car. She ac- vestigate, the 70-year-old man
caused Mr. Stoddard of pushing pushed past him.
her out of the car while it was After the officer convinced
moving. Mr. Raulerson to step outside, he
According to the woman, the found Mr. Howard standing in a
abuse continued at their home hallway. According to Deputy
as Mr. Stoddard repeatedly Lagle, Mr. Howard rushed him.
punched her in the face. By the After the officer subdued and
time police arrived at about 3:00 handcuffed him, he placed the
pm, Mr. Stoddard was gone. man in the back of his cruiser.
Deputy Randy Davis was Mr. Raulerson told Deputy
called to the Stoddard home on Lagle that he was cutting the
East Riverside Drive at 2:30 am grass when he noticed Mr. How-
September 30. Ms. Scoggins in- ard enter his home. The victim
dicated her boyfriend was hid- said he picked up a broom and
ing in the nearby, and Mr. Stod- hit Mr. Howard repeatedly,
dard was located in the palmetto breaking off the handle. Accord-
bushes about 50 yards into the ing to Mr. Raulerson, Mr. How-
woods. He was charged with ag- ard retaliated by picking up a
Re-zoning ofjail tract...
(From page 1)
the small scale re-zoning, it will
begin the large scale process for
the remaining 70 acres of land.
The proposed jail and sheriff's
office is certain to draw criti-
cism. The tract of land, which
the BCDC agreed to purchase at
its appraised $3,000,000 value,
is adjacent to the Fox Ridge and
Timberland subdivisions. A Tim-
berlane resident, Jessica Kittrell,
said in the June 14 issue of The
Press that the jail board had been
secretive and "under-handed"
in its dealings with nearby resi-
Much of that belief is fueled
by the way the BCDC went
about buying the land. The cor-
poration had been targeting the
tract, owned by Gabriell Cain
Harker et. al, for months before
announcing at its May 23 meet-
ing that it would attempt to buy
the land. Those details were
known by local media, but the
corporation asked, at the. request
of the property's owners, that the
discussions remain secret. Baker
County media outlets, including
The Press, complied with that
Even if re-zoning goes
smoothly for the jail corporation,
the project could be derailed. The
future of Baker County's new
jail rests in large part with the
success the BCDC has in selling
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concrete owl statue that was on
the porch and throwing it at him.
Mr. Howard was charged with
aggravated battery, burglary,
trespassing, robbery and resist-
ing an officer with violence.
Deputy Harold Taylor arrest-
ed Macclenny resident Lavoris
Huggins, 19, August 31 after
another man accused him of
punching him in the face.
Joshua Cuevas said Mr. Hug-
gins hit him in the face on the
corner of South Blvd. and 9th
St. According to Deputy Taylor;
Mr. Huggins admitted to hitting
Mr. Cuevas. A witness told po-
lice he pulled Mr. Huggins off
And Deputy Taylor also re-
sponded to a fight at the Baker
County jail when Rasheed Sil-
vera, 29, an inmate, allegedly
punched inmate Willis Hudson
in the supply room.
According to Mr. Hudson,
he was eating breakfast when
the other inmate kicked him in
the mouth and started punching
him. A correctional officer told
Deputy Taylor he pulled Mr. Sil-
vera off Mr. Hudson.
The deputy said charges
would be filed against Mr. Sil-
vera, who refused to answer
questions about the incident.
The preliminary ruling from
the medical examiner's office in
Gainesville is that the death of
18-year-old Daniel Luke Nor-
man, 18, of Macclenny last week
was from a self-inflicted gunshot
wound to the head.
The body of Mr. Norman was
found by a brother in an out-
door shed near a family vacation
house on the St. Marys River
off Steel Bridge Rd. about 9:15
on August 29. Family members
had been searching for him that
evening after he didn't show up
for work. He was last seen by the
brother and his father the previ-
ous evening. The victim was up-
set over the recent breakup with
his 17-year-old girlfriend.
The brother went to the river
house based on a message left the
previous evening on a phone be-
longing to the girlfriend's younger
sister, according to the report by
Investigator Brad Dougherty.
Monday 5:00 PM
corporation is hopeful it will be
able to offer rated bonds, which
would be more attractive to po-
tential investors. If they can't
sell the bonds by January 31,.the
BCDC can cancel its purchase
contract for the land.
If everything goes according
to plan, the county will have a
new, 512-bed jail facility. The
BCDC hopes to fill out the non-
local beds with inmates from the
Immigration and Customs En-
forcement agency. That would
represent a healthy source of in-
come for the county.
But while ICE officials have
assured Baker County that
they'll be able to fill the jail, they
have stopped short of issuing any
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BAKERCOUNTY in patriotic song to
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Americans across the nation
recall with extreme clarity their
exact personal circumstances
when news reached their ears
and eyes that hijacked passenger
planes were flown into the Twin
Towers of the World Trade Cen-
ter in Manhattan on that now-
infamous date of September 11,
Most responded to the unbe-
lievable images and reports that
followed with a mixture of gape-,
mouthed shock and sheer, utter
The day after the destruction
of the Twin Towers, Macclen-
ny resident Danny Lamb was
driving home from business in
North Carolina. He stopped at
a Cracker Barrel restaurant near
Savannah, Ga. for supper. There,
he witnessed something extraor-
A cook came out of the kitch-
en and spoke briefly with the
assistant manager in front of the
fireplace. The rest of the kitch-
en staff, wait staff and cashiers
joined the cook standing single
file in a long line across the en-
tire length of the restaurant. The
manager walked up and down
the aisles asking customers for
-their attention. Conversation qui-
eted and in a couple of minutes
the entire restaurant was silent.
The manager then addressed the
crowd of curious people.
"Ladies and gentleman, the
staff of this Cracker Barrel feels
that on this solemn occasion,
we should make a gesture of re-
spect toward all those who lost
their lives yesterday and to show
support for our country. Would
anyone here lead us singing God
SThere was silence for a few
more moments, then a single
gentlemen stood up and with-
out hesitation began to sing with
great conviction the familiar lyr-
God Bless America, land that
I love. Stand beside her, and
guide her, through the night with
a light from above.
Men and women, elderly and
children, began to stand and join
From the mountains, to the
prairies, to the .oceans white
with foam ...
Voices rose in unison and the
volume quickly soared as the
gentlerhen led the crowd, nearly
two-hundred strong to the song's
God bless America, my home
sweet home. God Bless Ameri-
ca! My home sweet home!
When the song ended, peo-
ple stood motionless and quiet,
many wiping tears from their
eyes. Slowly they sat down again
and the atmosphere in the res-
taurant remained stoic as people
Mr. Lamb spoke to the as-
sistant manager when he passed
"How did you manage to do
that?" he asked, still a bit awe-
"It was my cook," the manag-
er replied. "He very strongly felt
that we, as citizens, needed to do
something, that we couldn't just
let it go."
In the fall of 1938, war was
threatening Europe. Musician
Irving Berlin, Jewish immigrant
and great patriot of his beloved
United States, rewrote some old
lyrics into a peace song for the
country. Popular singer Kate
Smith introduced God Bless
America during a radio show
broadcast on Armistice Day. It
became one of the most recog-
nized songs in the country.
After the terrorist attacks of
9/11, it was sung by members
of Congress on the steps of the
United States Capitol.
On Tuesday, September 11,
observances will take place at
Ground Zero where the twin
towers once stood. The names
of nearly three-thousand people
who lost their lives in the sense-
less carnage will be read out
loud. At dusk two memorial
light beacons will shine straight
up into the heavens. Across the
bay, the Statue of Liberty will
lift her lamp in greeting as she
has for 121 years, signaling that
her feet are still planted firmly
on the land of opportunity where
it was so important to our found-
ing fathers that all should feel
The tragedy would be the ar-
rival of a future day when this
country may be forced, by the
actions of myopic proponents
of fanaticism and intolerance, to
close its doors to the citizens of
What song would we then
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House size minimum badidea
If I read the article correctly,
the town of Glen St. Mary is con-
sidering making 1400 sq. ft. the
minimum size for all new hous-
es. This seems somewhat foolish
to me. What of those people who
do not need or want houses that
large? My own home has two
bedrooms, a bathroom, laundry
room, kitchen, dining room, liv-
ing room and a large front porch
- all in less than 1400 sq ft.
Thankfully, I do not live in a
location where I am required to
have a home larger than what I
need or desire. Is there a particu-
lar reason that Glen is moving
to make single people, childless
couples and senior citizens have
homes large enough to accom-
modate families with children?
I can understand the restrictions
on mobile homes, even if just
for safety reasons, but restricting
the minimum size for a home to
1400 sq. ft. has no safety value
- it is elitism pure and simple.
Those people who would
rather not have large homes are
being told that they are no longer
welcome in Glen. St: Mary. Ac-
cording to the American Hous-
ing Survey (2005) from the US
Census Bureau, the largest cat-
egory of households reported
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that you might have
The trick, of course
out the real ones front
edly had to scramble f
story this week since
their usual celebrity
anything bizarre or ill
tany Spears didn't end
children, show up in
with Gary Coleman o
Lindsey Lohan a
Ritchey weren't arr
DUI, shoplifting $4(
bags from Versace or
wear an alcohol ankle
As for Paris Hilton, s
made new sex tapes o
People is said to
ering a cover story li
ghost of Princess Di
ghost of Elvis Presley.
According to th
ated Press there is no
the White House. Wi
nouncement that Karl
Press Secretary Tony
leaving, the last two
of the Bush administr;
packed and gone he
White House is comply
ty except for Presiden
On Thursday, the
had to send out for
pizza when he discov
was no one left in the
the presidential mansi
The president did
spite from his lonelin
the cast of the West
turned to shoot a reur
Th'b president report
Allison Janney, wh
press secretary C.J,
take over for Tony Sn
is said to be consider
cause she doesn't press
fiction in what passesfor news
Idaho Senator Larry Craig. technology. The Gillette Qu;
O F breathed a HUGE sigh of relief torze features an amazing 1
O when he discovered that his ar- titanium blades as well as a v
rest for soliciting an undercover bratirig handle. Gillette played
TER cop in an airport bathroom was down the negative publicity a
actually an episode of MTV's ter the first two test subjects lo
ARD Punked. Seconds later, Sen. three layers of skin. That fa
Craig resigned from his seat and that a successful test has yet
:ws topics declared "I am not gay," Punked be conducted has not stopped
e missed. star Ashton Kutcher ran up to the company from launchir
is to pick the ex-senator and yelled "Sena- a multi-million dollar ad can
n the ones tor Larry Craig You've been paign featuring David and Pos
Punked." Kutcher was quick to Beckham.
ie report- point out that Florida Congress- The UN Security Counc
or a cover man Mark Foley, who wrote met in an emergency, sessic
e none of suggestive e-mails to male pag- last week after news broke th
divas did es, and Louisiana Senator David the Franco-American spaghel
egal. Brit- Vitter, who was caught using company has broken off tall
langer her prostitutes, were not part of the with one another and are recall
a hot tub show. "They're not punked," ing their chefs. UN Secretai
r assault a said Kutcher. "They're just General Ban Ki-moon hinted
punks." that the Security Council mw
nd Nicole Remember when President send a peacekeeping force in
ested for Bush stood on the deck of an the Franco-American kitchen
),000 gift aircraft carrier and announced after intelligence services r
forced to "Mission Accomplished?" ported chatter of the possib
bracelet. Here's another example of how ethnic cleansing, of Spaghett
he neither we're winning the War on Ter- O's.
r joined a ror. Afghan poppy fields have There you have it. All tl
yielded their highest amount of news that you haven't hear
be consid- opium ever. That's right, 60% One of them is actually tru
inking the more opium means 60% more Can you guess which one?
with the heroin waiting to be imported to
the mean streets of the USA.
oe ssoci- Government spokesman Les L ll
to e lftan Hennessey tried to put a positive ButC C ll
Rove and spin on the news. "We've thrown
SnRove arend out the Taliban and driven Bin 5573 Harley T
Snow are Laden into the hills. True, we
members have made the country safe for g UI :I
action have drug lords. Of course, there is "
ome. The an up-side of this. Once we've
etely emp- officially won the War on Terror r
tBush. we'll be able to segue right into .
president the War on Drugs without the
Dominos least little hiccup. Haliburton is
ered there already gearing up to start build-
kitchen of ing drug treatment centers."
on. Developers in Thule, Green- '
Sget a re- land are already planning for life
less when after global warming. City offi-
Wing re- cials in one of the world's cold-
nion show. est cities have laid plans for a
,dly asked boardwalk, casinos and hot dog ggg M1SSrA
o played stands. They are banking on the
Craig, to fact that after the glaciers melt,
low. Craig Thule will be a garden spot like ENTERPRISE
ring it be- Miami Beach. RENT-A-CAR
ently have Gillette announced its new- DROP-OFF
est advancement in shaving .... ..
their residence as 1000-1499 sq.
ft., followed closely by the cat-
egory for 1500-1999 sq. ft. By
this measure, it would stand to
reason that homes near to and
under 1400 sq. ft. are fairly com-
mon and in demand.
It is a shame that it has come
to this. Council members should
consider not only their personal
aesthetics, but the needs of all
constituents. If those of us with-
out large families or the need for
large spaces are not welcome in
Glen, please do let us know. My
husband and I live in North Car-
olina now, but it is good to know
what we could expect if we ever
relocate back to the area. Here is
to hoping that if a minimum is
chosen, the council consider the
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Fire-scarred flag- God' picture
preserved; did it stop scoo fire?
BY KELLEY LANNIGAN
Workers replacing the 35-
year-old roof air conditioning
chiller units at Westside Ele-
mentary July 27 never suspected
that sparks from their welding
torches would result in a fire.
Sparks filtered down through
the attic and ignited a section of
The blaze began to creep-
down into the walls. When the
workers discovered the build-
ing was burning, they grabbed
fire extinguishers to prevent the
blaze from spreading as a call
was made to 911.
County and city fire depart-
ments were in a training class off
Lowder Street, and two trucks
raced from there to the school
just east of Glen St. Mary. Heavy
black smoke was pouring from
the building when they arrived.
The fire was quickly con-
trolled and fire fighters took
down the remains of an inside
wall to snuff out any embers
Later, fire chiefs Richard
Dolan from the county and Bud-
dy Dugger from Macclenny con-
ducted a routine walk-through of
the sight to access the damage.
They made their way through a
teacher's scorched office, noting
a television set which had melted
in the severe heat. They moved
down an adjacent hallway, not-
ing damage to tiles, walls, car-
pet and lighting fixtures. At the
end of the hall the fire damage
"I wonder why the fire didn't
move into this area," remarked
Chief Dugger, gesturing toward
the open door at the end of the
hall beyond which the structure
After further study, the chiefs
concluded that the fire had not
been forcefully contained by fire
fighters at that spot; rather, it ap-
peared to have suddenly stopped
on its own.
"That's just odd," said Chief
Dugger. "Ordinarily, it should
have blown right through."
That's when Chief Dolan no-
ticed something that left both
men a bit awestruck.
Above the door was a framed
picture of an American flag.
Across the image of the flag was
the phrase In God We Trust. The
picture's glass was singed with
soot, but it was intact.
"Well, that might be your rea-
son right up there," remarked
The framed American flag
picture was carefully removed
and presented by the fire fight-
ers to school superintendent
Paula Barton who brought it to a
recent school board meeting.
'We were very lucky with
this fire incident," Ms. Barton
said. "It could have been much
worse. This picture will be per-
manently installed in the district
office to always remind us."
Chief Dugger concedes that
not everyone will see divine in-
tervention in the incident, but he
can't help but feel that God was
in some way present.
"I've lost track of the house
fires I've been to over the years
and I've seen some unusual
things, particularly regarding
Bibles," he says. "If there is a
Bible at the scene of the fire, it
survives, often when all other
books burn up. The cover might
be charred but the contents re-
main intact. You can pick it up
and read it."
Chief Dugger admits there
may be a scientific explanation.
Parts of newspapers sometimes
survive fires. The lack of oxygen
in the tightly folded pages may
prevent flames from being able
to ignite easily.
"Yet, it makes you stop and
think, when we keep finding
them over and over," the chief
said. "It just sometimes seems
like more than coincidence and
your mind can't help but imag-
ine that a higher power may be
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School superintendent Paula Barton with picture found after'Westside Elementary fire.
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(From page 1)
ny's commissioners pointed out
Tuesday, it's likely to prove hard
to convince people they should
vote against a tax cut.
Even if passed, the expanded
homestead exemption would
not affect Macclenny or Baker
County in 2008. But just as the
county commission attempted
to get a jump on the situation by
making wide-ranging cuts now,
the city is already warning its
citizens to expect changes this
time next year.
"We can make things work
this year, budgetarily speaking,"
Mr. Dopson said. "But next year,
we don't know what's going to
happen with this referendum."
Why do we get sick? How do
we stay well? You can learn to
take control of your health and
healing. Learn what Dr. Rex
Russell, author of What the Bi-
ble says about Healthy Living
Dr. Russell will speak Friday,
September 7, 2007 from 7:00-
9:00 pm at First Baptist Church
of Glen St. Mary on Taber
For more information, call
Nancy Oliver at 259-7061.
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CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
CASE NO.: 02-2007-CA-0116
IN RE: GENE HARVEY, AS
TAX COLLECTOR OF
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: Delinquent Taxpayer Receiving this Notice
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition for
Validation of Tax Warrants issued for unpaid 2004,
Baker County Personal Property Taxes has been
filed by Gene Harvey, Baker County Tax Collector,
in which you are named as a party for nonpay-
ment of 2005 Personal Property Taxes as assessed
against you. Upon ratification and confirmation of
the petition by the Court, the Tax Collector shall be
authorized to issue a tax warrant against you, and
levy upon, seize and sell so much of your personal
property as necessary to satisfy the delinquent
taxes, plus costs, interest, attorney's fees and
YOU WILL BE DISMISSED AS A PARTY TO
THIS ACTION WITHOUT ANY COURT APPEAR-
ANCE BY YOU IF YOU PAY SAID DELINQUENT
.TAXES OWED BY YOU AND COSTS TO THE TAX
COLLECTOR AT: 32 NORTH 5TH STREET, MAC-
CLENNY, FLORIDA 32063, PRIOR TO THE FINAL
HEARING SCHEDULED IN THIS MATTER.
You are notified that a Final Hearing will be
held in this matter on the 27th day of September,
2007, at the Baker County Courthouse in Mac-
clenny, Baker County, Florida at 2:15 pm before
the Honorable Mark W. Moseley, Circuit Judge, at
which time you or your attorney may present your
objections, if any, to issuance of the Tax Warrant
against you. The amount of the assessment or
amount of taxes levied have been paid or not.
A copy of this Petition filed herein may be ob-
tained at the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court
in Macclenny, Baker County, Florida, upon request.
WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on
the 15th day of August, 2007.
LIST OF DEFENDANTS
1. Fibersteam Carpet Cleaning
% Doug Law
6166 Adams St.
Macclenny, Florida 32063
2. Preferred Capital Inc.
6860 W. Snowville Rd.
Suite 110, Attn: Tax Dept.
Brecksville, OH 44141-3214
3. Hi-Tech Automotive
480 W. Macclenny Avenue
Macclenny, Florida 32063
4. Bridget Farmer Addington
11542 Cowpen Rd.
Sanderson, FL 32087
5. Montgomery Adventures, Inc.
P.O. Box 217
Micanopy, FL 32667
6. Coleman & Sons Plumbing Inc.
7467 W. Smooth Ave,
Glen St. Mary, FL 32040
7. Norris Woodworks, Inc,
10499 Mudlake Rd.
Glen St. Mary, FL 32040
8. James J. Rowe
P.O. Box 522
Macclenny, FL 32063
9. Stig Ritchie
P.O. Box 341
Sanderson, FL 32087
As CLERK OF COURT
BY: Jamie Crews
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
CASE NO.: 02-2007-CA-0101
COUNTRY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
TERRY D. CREWS, JR. and LYNETTE D.
CREWS, his wife, SUNBELT RENTALS,
INC. and COUNTYWIDE WASTE
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to an
Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in
the above captioned action, I will sell the property
situate in Baker County, Florida, described as fol-
Lots 3, 4, 5 & 6, Block 2, all in East Mac-
clenny Heights, according to official Plat
of said subdivision on file in Plat Book 2,
Page 26 of the current public records of
Baker County, Florida; together with Esther
Lane as delineated and described on the
Plat of East Macclenny Heights, and ad-
joining Lots 5 and 6 hereof.
Together with: 1984 Champion Mobile
Home ID#3344464117A and 334464117B.
at public sale to the highest and best bidder for
cash, at the front door of the Baker County Court-
house, Macclenny, Florida, at 11:00 am on the 2nd
day of October, 2007.
Thomas "Al" Ffaser
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: Jamie Crews
Hugh D. Fish, Jr., Esquire
Macclenny, FL 32063
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
FILE NO.: 02-2007-CP-039
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JOSEPH ROGER YEARTY
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of JOSEPH
ROGER YEARTY, deceased, File Number 02-2007-
CP-039 is pending in the Circuit Court for Baker
County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of
which is 339 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny,
Florida 32063. The names and addresses of the
personal representative and the personal represen-
tatives' attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other persons
having claims or demands against decedent's es-
tate including unmatured, contingent or unliquidat-
ed claims, on whom a copy of this notice is served
must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE
LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR
THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands against the'de-
cedent's estate, including umatured, contingent or
unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this
court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOR-
The date of the first publication of this Notice
is September 30, 2007.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Kathleen Holbrook Cold, Attorney
Florida Bar No.: 0305111
One Independent Drive, Suite 2301
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
Virginia M. Yearty
564 East Shuey Avenue
Macclenny, Florida 32063
Pearl Yearty Mathis
248 East Boulevard N.
Macclenny, Florida 32063
The Baker County Board of Commission is seek-
ing qualified individuals to serve on the Tourist
Development Council and The Code Enforcement
Board. The Tourist Development Council requires
a business representative, an individual qualified
in business relations and practices. The Code En-
forcement Board requires an individual qualified to
make practical and fair assessments involving code
violations of the land development regulations in
Baker County. If you are interested in applying for
either one of these volunteer non-payment posi-
tions, please contact the County Administration
Office at 904-259-3613.
CITY OF MACCLENNY
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND
RECREATION BOARD MEETING
The Macclenny City Commission is applying to
the Florida Department of Environmental Protec-
tion (DEP) for a grant under the Florida Recreation
Development and Assistance Program (FRDAP)
to acquire land to develop a recreation project
adjacent to Heritage Park on Lowder Street in West
Macclenny. The public hearing is being held for the
sole purpose to obtain public input concerning the
proposed Heritage Park FRDAP project.
A public hearing to provide citizens an op-
portunity to comment on the Macclenny City Com-
mission's Florida Recreation Development and
Assistance Program (FRDAP) application will be
held at the Macclenny City Hall in the Commis-
sion Meeting Room, 118 E. Macclenny Avenue,
Macclenny, FL, on September 11, 2007, at 5:30
PM. Also a Recreation Board Meeting wvill be held
immediately following the Public Hearing at 5:45
PM. A draft copy of parts of the application will be
available for review at that time. A final copy of the
application will be made available at the Macclenny
City Hall, City manager's Office Monday through
Friday between the hours of 9:00 am-5:00 PM, no
more than five days after September 14, 2007. The
application will be submitted to DEP on or before
September 14, 2007 (or later if the application
deadline is extended). To obtain additional infor-
mation concerning the application and the public
hearing contact Melissa Thompson, Assistant to
the City Commission, 118 East Macclenny Avenue,
Macclenny, Fl 32063, or by telephoning 904-259-
The public hearing is being conducted in a
handicapped accessible location. Any handicapped
person requiring an interpreter for the hearing
impaired or the visually impaired should contact
Melissa Thompson at least five calendar days prior
to the meeting and an interpreter will be provided.
Any non-English speaking person wishing to at-
tend the public hearing should also contact Ms.
Thompson. To access a telecommunication device
for deaf person (TDD) please call 259-0972.
Fair Housing, Handicapped Accessible,
Equal Employment Jurisdiction
Every Monday at
Macclenny Church of Christ
5th and Minnesota
Open to all friends and
family members of alcoholics.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN'AND FOR
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
CASE NO.: 02-2007-0114-CA
James Randy Rafuse, Sr., as Trustee of
The R&H Irrevocable Trust,
OCWEN FEDERAL BANK, FSB,
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: OCWEN FEDERAL BANK, FSB
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Suit to
Quiet Title has been filed on the following de-
A parcel of land, lying in and being a part
of the North one-half of Section 1, Township 2
South, Range 22 East, Baker County, Florida, and
being more particularly described as follows: For
a point of reference commence at the Northeast
corner of said Section 1 and run thence S 66
degrees 35'19" W a distance of 4,490.37 feet to
the intersection of the Northerly right of way line
of a 60 foot county road with the Westerly line of
a 50 foot easement for ingress and egress known
as River Drive, thence from a tangent bearing
of N 24 degrees 24'05" W run along the curved
Westerly line of said River Drive, said curve hav-
ing a radius of 220.0 feet and being concave to
the Easterly, an arc distance of 202.13 feet thru
a central angle of 52 degrees 38'35" to a point
of reverse curve in the Westerly line of River
Drive, thence from a tangent bearing of N 28
degrees 14'30" E run along the curved Westerly
line of River Drive, said curve having a radius
of 1145.92 feet and being concave to the North-
westerly, an arc distance of 662.0 feet thru a
central angle of 33 degrees 06' to an intersection
with the Southerly line of Cove Terrace, a 50 foot
easement for ingress and egress, thence N 28
degrees 54'51" E a distance of 55.59 feet to the
intersection of the Northerly line of Cove Terrace
and the Northwesterly line of River Drive, thence
N 58 degrees 17' E along said Northwesterly
line a distance of 481.64 feet to the beginning
of a curve to the left having a radius of 577.74
feet and being concave to the Northwesterly,
run thence along the arc of said curve, being the
Northwesterly line of River Drive, an arc distance
of 194.95 feet thru a central angle of 19 degrees
20' to the P.O.B. Of the parcel of land herein
described, continue thence along the arc of the
curved Northwesterly line of River Drive an arc
distance of 135.96 feet thru a central angle of
13 degrees 29', thence N 48 degrees 10'22" W,
a distance of 370,83 feet to an iron pin near the
southerly bank of the St. Marys River, continue
thence N 48 degrees 10'22" W a distance of 28.0
feet, more or less, to the shoreline of said river,
run thence southwesterly along the meandering
of said shoreline a distance of 105 feet, more or
less, thence S 42 degrees 10'29" E a distance of
13.0 feet, more or less, to a second iron pin that
bears S 22 degrees 05'45" W and lies 102.00
feet from .the first mentioned iron pin, contin-
ue thence S 42 degrees 10'29" E a distance of
361.04 feet to the P.O.B. together with all ripar-
ian and liftorial ights appertaining thereto.
A parcel of land lying in and being a part
of the north /2 of Section 1, Township 2 South,
Range 22 East, Baker County, Florida,and being
more particularly described as follows: For a
point of reference commence at the intersection
of the northerly line of Cove Terrace and the
northwesterly line of River Drive, thence N 58
degrees 17'0" E along said northwesterly line a
distance of 481.64' to the beginning of a curve
to the left having a radius of 577.74' and being
concave to the northwesterly, run thence along
the arc of said curve, being the northwesterly
line of River Drive, an arc distance of 194.95'
through a central angle of 19 degrees 20'0",
to the point of beginning of the parcel of land
herein described, continue thence along the arc
of the curved northwesterly line of River Drive an
arc distance of 135.96' through a central angle of
13 degrees 29'0", thence N 48 degrees 10'22"
W, a distance of 370M83 record, 330.00 actual,
run thence southwesterly along the meandering
of said shoreline a distance of 105', having a
chord bearing of S 22 degrees 53'19" W and a
chord distance of 106.05', thence S 42 degrees
10'29". East a distance of 361.04 record, 320.00
actual, to the point of beginning.
You are required to serve a copy of your writ-
ten defenses, if any, to the action on the Petition-
er's Attorney whose name and address is Hugh
D. Fish, Jr., P.O. Box 531, Macclenny, Florida
32063, on or before September 24, 2007 and file
the original with the Clerk of Court, either before
service on petitioner's attorney or immediately
thereafter; otherwise a Summary of Final Judg-
ment will be entered for the relief demanded in
Witness my hand and Seal of this Court on
this 23rd day of August, 2007.
Thomas "AL" FRASER
As Clerk of Court
BY: Jamie Crews
As Deputy Clerk
NOTICE OF BID
PEST AND RODENT CONTROL SERVICES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Baker Coun-
ty Board of Commissioners will receive written,
sealed bids in the Baker County Administration
Building, 55 N. Third St., Macclenny, FL 32063,
until 3:00 pm on Wednesday, September 12, 2007
for Pest and Rodent Control Services for various
county facilities. Specifications and locations of
each facility may be obtained from the Baker
County Administration Office or by calling 904-
259-3613. Bids should be sealed and contain the
words "Pest Control Bid" on the outside of the
The Baker County Board of Commissioners re-
serves the right to reject any and all bids.
THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday September 6, 2007 Page 7
B CSOfingerprints Keller student
Kalyn Dyal, fifth grade student at Keller Intermediate is fingerprinted by Deput
D. Spitzer on September 4. Baker County deputies and reserve deputies recorder
prints as part of Finger Print America Child Identification in partnership with
ished Children's Alliance. The fingerprint kit sent home to parents contains the ch
complete set of prints and also provides space for a photo, medical information
hair sample for DNA testing, dental records and other personalfacts. It also cont
the phone number for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
PHOTO BY KELLEY LAN
Week of September 10-14
Monday, September 10
BCHS: Club sign ups, Aud. both
lunches. Softball @ Clay (DH). PK/
K: Fall photos.
Tuesday, September 11
BCHS: \ollc:,tb. 5 'IPM(H).
Coss country @ West Nassau, 4:15
PM. WES: Panther Pals.
Wednesday, September 12
District-wide: Early dismissal.
BCHS: Club day. Softball @
Middleburg. WES: Just Say No Club
meeting, 8:00 am.
Thursday, September 13
BCHS: JV Football @ Union 7:00
pm. FFA cookout. Softball (H).
Friday, September 14
BCHS: Football7:30 PM (H).
BCMS: Acceleratd reader test due.
KIS: Progress reports.
The Lake City Community
College District Board of Trust-
ees will meet at 4:00 pm Tues-
day, September 11 at the Dixie
County High School Library.
A complete agenda will be
available prior to the meeting.
For more information contact
the public information office at
386-754-4248. This meeting is
open to the public.
Cold lunch plate, chef salad or
pasta salad w/wheat roll or
crackers and dessert
vt 1% lowfat white milk
1/2% lowfat flavored milk
Mon., September 10
Breakfast: Pancake and sausage
on a stick, fruit juice and milk.
Lunch: Slice ofpepperoni pizza or
chunky chicken noodle soup with
a homemade wheat roll, seasoned
mixed vegetables, tossed salad,
chilled fruit choice, orange juice.
Tues., September 11
Breakfast: Breakfast burrito,
peach slices and milk.
Lunch: Taco salad or chicken
S nuggets, golden corn, lettuce and
tomato blend, chilled fruit choice,
orange juice, homemade wheat
roll and manager's choice of home-
Thurs., September 13
Breakfast: Cereal with slice of
multi-grain toast, fruit.juice and
Lunch: Mexican burrito with salsa
or grilled ham & cheese on whole
grain bread, green beans with new
Potatoes, creamy Cole slaw, chilled
fresh fruit, orange juice.
Fri., September 14
Breakfast: Grilled cheese sand-
wich, fruit juice and milk.
Lunch: Grilled chicken patty on
a whole grain bun or golden corn-
dog, baked french fries, baked
s beans, chilled rosy applesauce, or-
ange juice, homemade brownie.
permits for the
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission has
dove club permits remaining for
two of its special-opportunity
As of Aug. 29, permits are
still available for a new public
small-game hunting area known
as Bennett Farm Baker County,
which has 15 permits remaining
before sales end Sept. 9.
Permits can be purchased at
the tax collectors' office in Mac-
clenny or by calling toll-free 1-
Permits are sold on a first-
come, first-served basis and al-
low one adult and one youth (un-
der age 16) to participate in all
scheduled hunts for a designated
dove field (up to eight days). The
Saturday, half-day hunts cost
$150 and enable both the permit
holder and youth to take a daily
bag limit of birds each.
Ch eck iu t...ii
bake Iouny *es Io
RENTALS OR SALES
S Hard Water? Rusfy Water? Smelly Water? -
Iron Filters and Conditioners A
Free Water Tests'-
Well & Pump Supplies
.+---- Well & Pump Supplies r
I I II I I I I I II I I I I I I I II I I I I I I
Cat band boosters
sought; invited to
The Baker High Wildcat band
boosters will hold an organiza-
tional meeting the evening of
Thursday, September 6 starting
at 7:00 in the school band room.
According to newly hired di-
rector Summer Sams, this is an
informational meeting to recruit
boosters, go over newly enacted
by-laws and nominate officers
and committee chairmen.
"Becoming a Wildcat band
booster is the best way to get
involved in a student's music
education," said Director Sams.
"The Wildcat band will not be
successful without the support of
our parents and community."
If you cannot attend Thursday,
the regular booster meetings are
set for the first Thursday of every
month same time and place.
Stand with Israel March
This year's Stand with Israel
March will be Saturday, Sep-
tember 15 beginning at 9:00 am
at the Baker County courthouse.
Celebrate with us after the march
at Heritage Park.
The march is sponsored by
the Daughters for Zion.
BANNERS & YARD SIGNS.
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Private Spacious Indoor/Outdoor Runs
Complete Bath, De-flea & Groom ....... $20-$25
Bath, De-flea & Nails Clip............ $10-$15
Boarding (per actual day). .' .............. $5-$7
Looking for that special piece to fit that special place?
We have that and more!
Unique antiques, home decor & collectibles for any room in the house.
1 Southern Charm 2
110 South Fifth St., Macclenny 259-4140
S'Fill Dirt Top Soil
Septic Tank Sand
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pen 8:00 am r 4:30 pm
Uniited States Chaflpiu1shiP Wrestling
US Heavyweight Title Match
The Independent Bad Boy
Sean Hill (Champion)
Axis (302 lbs.)
with Mgr. Gorgeous Gary
Saturday, September 8
Baker County Fairgrounds
Doors open at 6.45 pm
Bell Time is 7:30 pm
Adiussion: Adults: $10.00
Children 6-11: $6.00
Chilcdin 5 & under: FREE
WWE Bound' BRYAN KELLY
vs. Jason Hem
'WCW Star'Corporal Punishment !
vs. "The Shooter" Vordell Walker
Also appearing.... Legendary Referee Mr. B
Plus 3 more BIG matches... Card subject to change
-~Portions of the proceeds go to the City of Macclenny Fire Explorers~~
FREE autograph from Bryan Kelly. Bring your camera and take a picture!!
To kick off the YNICA's Business of
the Mlonth promotion. The follow\ ing
Baker Count\ businesses \were
- Fraser Food Store
All the employees of each business \%ill
recei\ e a free month's membership to
Three new bhusiinesses \ill be selected
of the members of
Okefenoke Rural Electric
will be held
Saturday, September 8, 2007
At the Brantley County High School
Highway 82 West Nahunta, GA.
8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
with Door Prizes for members
Musical entertainment provided by
The Roddenberry Sisters Gospel Group
8:30 10 a.m.
Entertainment & Safety Photo Ids
for the kids
Official Business Meeting begins at 10:00 a.m.
All registered members present will be eligible
For drairings for many attractive gifts iiclindin.
Special Awards for the
Oldest Lady and Oldest Gentleman Present
"Owned by Those we Serve"
if',: '! m ..
I I I I
THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday September 6, 2007 Page 8
Ola Adcock, 89 Trista Coleman
dies August 29
Ola Doris Adcock, 89, died
Wednesday August 29, 2007.
She was born in Oakhill, Mis-
1918 to the ...
Caldwell (% ..T') .
County in Ms. Adcock
Mississippi. She retired from
Sears Roebuck Company after
30-plus years of service. She
enjoyed gardening and square
Mrs. Adcock was a joy to be
around and she loved her fam-
ily and friends dearly. She was
predeceased by her husband of
64 years, James Lloyd Adcock
Sr.; brothers and sisters Hor-
ace Caldwell, Lucille Mooney,
Frank Caldwell and Francis
She is survived by children
James "Lloyd" Adcock Jr. (Lois)
of Glen St. Mary; Brenda Thrift
(Felton) of St. George, GA and
Kenneth Joel Adcock (Faye) of
Tucker, GA; brothers Robert
Caldwell of Cherry Creek, MS
and Dorman Caldwell of Little
Rock, Arkansas; sister Gladys
Winters of Columbus, MS;
grandchildren Celeste, Alan,
Tina, Tami and Lezlie; seven
great-grandchildren; and one
The funeral service for Mrs.
Adcock was held on Sunday
September 2 at the chapel of Fer-
reira Funeral Services of Mac-
clenny with Pastor Edsel Bone
officiating. Interment will be in
Lakewood Memorial Park Jack-
son, Mississippi. In lieu of flow-
ers the family asks for donations
to a charity of your choice.
livedin St George
Ola Ethel Lillian Burgess, 90,
died August 30, 2007. She was
born in Brooklyn, New York on
November 3, 1916 to the late
William Augustus Ehrlich and
Hazel Givens Ehrlich. Mrs.
Burgess moved to St. George,
GA. in 1992 from Chiloquin,
Mrs. Burgess is survived by
sons Donald and Richard Bur-
gess; brothers Walter Ehrlich of
FL and Robert Ehrlich of PA;
sisters Martha Smith of VA,
Ruth Frye of Fort Pierce, Susan
Frye of South Hampton, NY, and
Florence Grimes of St. George.
Arrangements were under the
direction Ferreira Funeral Ser-
vices of Macclenny.
Moates family thanks
The family of Retha Mae
Moates would like to thank all
of you that helped us so much
during the loss of our mother
and grandmother. We will not
even try to name, each and every
one of you, there were so many,
she had so many friends. To all
those who officiated and hosted
our family, thank you for your
words, prayers and songs, they
comforted us. To the individuals
who prepared the food and all
others that helped, thank you,
the meals we enjoyed during our
time of loss were greatly appre-
ciated. To the pallbearers, thank
you for the respect you showed
to her. To those who brought
food, flowers, cards, calls and
prayers and for just being there,
Please know that all of you are
in our hearts and that thank you
feels so inadequate, but there are
no words to express how much
you helped and showed a true
testimony of her life here on
earth. Knowing she had so many
people that loved her has helped
carry us through. We will miss
her deeply until we meet again.
dies August 30th
Trista Wanelle Crews Cole-
man, died August 30, 2007.
She was born August 30, 1982
in Jacksonville to Arthur Lee
her life. She -
and was a Ms. Coleman
Nursing Assistant at Lake City
Medical Center. She was a won-
derful mother to her four chil-
dren. Trista enjoyed NASCAR,
talking on the phone, and being
a prankster. She is predeceased
by her sister Cassandra Crews.
Surviving family members in-
clude her mother Rita Manning
and her father Arthur Lee Crews,
both of Glen St. Mary; children
Marlena Jamie Lee, Makayla
Jennifer Levease, Morgan Ju-
Lissa; their father Donald Ray
Coleman and Miranda Nicole;
brothers Jerry (Cindy) Crews
and Gary (Sissy) Crews; sisters
Missy (Jamie) Tarrant, Rebecca
(Chris) Graves, Shannon (Man)
Miller and Susie Crews.
The funeral service was held
Monday, September 3 at Raiford
Road Church with Pastor Frank-
lin Griffis officiating. Interment
followed at Macedonia Cem-
etery. Arrangements were under
the direction of V. Todd Ferreira
Thanks to everyone
The family of Donald Bar-
ton would like to thank every-
one for the flowers, food and
support you gave us during our
loss. Special thank you to Rev.
Jim Cox and V. Todd Ferreira
THE FAMILY OF DONALD BARTON
Bluegrass gospel sing
Old Kings Road Baptist
Church will host a bluegrass gos-
pel sing with The Dixie Gospel
Singers on Friday, September 7,
2007 beginning at 7:30 pm.
For directions or information,
JosephM Cook, 58,
dies on September 1st
Joseph Marlin Cook, 58, died
Saturday September 1,2007. He
was born in Hampton, Georgia
on December 21, 1948 to the late
Hugh Marlin and Dochia Turner
and was a '
chanic. He .
for the Mer- .
ita Bread '
the past 12 Mr. Cook
Cook was also a member of the
Riverview Blue Masonic Lodge
#306 and a Jacksonville volun-
teer firefighter in Riverview.
He enjoyed riding his Harley,
camping, NASCAR, fishing and
drag racing. Mr. Cook was pre-
deceased by his granddaughter
Ashley Edmonds, sisters Joan
Wyckoff and Nancy Cook and
his stepfather Lawrence Turner.
He is survived by his wife of
12 years, Carolyn Gordon Cook
of Callahan; former wife of 26
years, Gloria Jean Cook of Jack-
sonville; mother-in-law Elsie
Gordon of Callahan, step-moth-
er Ritha Turner of Hampton;
children Carol D. (Mike) Enlow,
Tammy (Clyde) Daniels Tracy
Moore and Kaylon Davis, all of
Callahan; Angela (Steve) Ger-
bert and Melissa (Eric) Roberts,
both of Jacksonville; brothers
Charles Cook of Atlanta, Gerald
(Janet) Cook of Glen St. Mary
and David Cook of Jacksonville;
sister Jackie Turner of Hamp-
ton; grandchildren Amanda,
Kimberly and John Ryan Enlow,
Brandon and Lindsey Roberts,
Joel and Justin Hammons, Aus-
tin Mays, Camron Fife, Brittany
Absher and John Patrick Moore;
great-granddaughter Alyssa Ab-
sher; beloved friend Marie Dan-
iels of Macclenny.
The funeral service for Mr.
Cook was held on Wednesday,
September 5, 2007 at.11:00 am
in the chapel of Ferreira Funeral
Services in Macclenny with
pastor Walter R. Bowers Sr. aind
Steve Wolgamott officiating. In-
terment followed in Oak Grove
Cemetery with Masonic rites.
THANK YOU NOTICES
$5.00 for 50 wordss
St. Peters Anglican Fellowship
Minnesota Ave. Macclenny, Fla.
Sunday School 9:00 am
Sunday Service 10:00 am I
23-A to Lauramore Rd. & Fairgrounds Rd.
Sunday School 9:45 am
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sunday Evening Services 6:00 pm
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 7:00 pm
Pastor J. C. Lauramore Welcomes All
for Vrginia McCallie
Virginia Margaret McCallie,
90, of Macclenny died Septem-
ber 4, 2007. She was born June
9, 1917 in Cummingsville, Ten-
nessee and was a loving mother,
er, great-great-grandmother, and
Mrs. McCallie is survived by
sons Ernest J. McCallie (Marga-
ret) and Robert Leroy McCallie;
daughter Diane Thomas (Ron-
nie); step-children Ed McCal-
lie (June), James B. McCallie
(Yvonne), Thomas J. McCallie
and Bunny McCallie; 16 grand-
children, 10 great-grandchildren,
and a great-great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends
Wednesday, September 5, from
6:00-8:00 pm, at Giddens-Reed
Funeral Home in Baldwin. The
funeral will be held Thursday,
September 6 at 10:00 am at the
funeral home, with interment to
follow in Jacksonville Memory
Memorial donations may be
made to the Baker County Coun-
cil on Aging Building Fund, 101
E. Macclenny Avenue, Mac-
clenny, FL 32063.
For Our Mother
One sweet soul to touch so
many, to stand so tall, proud
and bold. The love of my life,
the twinkle in my eye, my
mourning prayer, my dewy mist,
my sweet by and by. A change
in my life, a new day I see, a
troublesome night, a morn-
ing so free. We all love you,
unconditionally, no words can
explain. Just waiting to give
you that sweet embrace in our
arms once again.
WE MISS YOU.
FROM YOUR CHILDREN,
BRENDA, GARRY, LYNWARD, TYRONE,
VANESSA, WINIFRED & REGINALD
Family expresses thanks
The family of Thelma T. Da-
vis wants to thank each and ev-
eryone for all the prayers, visits,
food and flowers that you have
expressed and shared with us.
Our loss but God's gain we
will see her again. God's bless-
ing upon each of you.
ULYS, LEONARD, GAIL, STACY, LEWIS,
MARISSA, RIDGE, KEVIN, RHONDA,
NEVA, ALLEN, EDGAR, JONI,
NITA, DARRELL, JULIA, BLAKE & JENNIFER
Earlis Edward Austin, Jr.
We love you and miss you so
much. You are always on our
mind and in our hearts.
MARILYN, CASEY, NArERA,
AISLINN, ALAYNA & AYDEN
Monday services for
Daniel Luke Norman, 18, died
August 29, 2007. He was born
August 12, 1989 in Gainesville
and was a
life long W g..'.:
Baker Cou- -
nty and at-
He was a
to hunt hogs
and fish. Mr. Norman
vors include his parents Lonnie
Andrew Norman Sr. (Rhonda)
and Tina Norman Manning
(Gene), both of.,Macclenny;
brother Lonnie Andrew "Drew"
Norman Jr. (Tiffany) of Mac-
clenny; sisters Heather Darlene
Norman and Loni Jessica "Jes-
se" Norman, both of Macclenny;
nephew Dawson Andrew Nor-
man and uncle Thomas Carlile
The funeral service was held
Monday, September 3 at High-
lands Baptist Church with Pas-
tor Jim Cox officiating. Inter-
ment followed in Highlands
Cemetery. Arrangements were
under the direction of V. Todd
Ferreira Funeral Services.
Jenny Spivey, 29,
of Baldwin dies
Jennifer Lynn (Jenny) Smith
Spivey, 29, of Baldwin died Au-
gust 29, 2007 in the arms of her
soul mate and husband Joseph
(Joe) Spivey following a lengthy
and courageous battle with cervi-
cal cancer. Jenny was born Octo-
ber 24, 1977 to Melvin (Kathy)
Smith and Julie (Jerry) Yawn and
was a devoted mother to children
Christopher, Aaron, Brooke and
Dakota Spivey. Everyone who
knew her was touched by Jenny's
loyalty, strength and zest for life.
Mrs. Spivey is also survived
by brother Michael Smith; sisters
Kayla Smith and Misty (Kevin)
Geren; grandparents Bryant and
Judy Stivers; great-grandmother
Aline Stivers; best friend Leah
Dempsey; numerous in-laws,
cousins, aunts and uncles.
The funeral service was held
on Tuesday, September 4 at the
First Baptist Church of Bald-
win, followed by a reception at
the church's Family Life Center.
Interment was that afternoon at
2:30 at Riverside Memorial Park
The family requests contribu-
tions in Jenny's memory to the
American Cancer Society, Hos-
pice of Northeast Florida or a fa-
vorite charity. Prestwood Funeral
Home of Baldwin was in charge
Chc it out...
First Baptist Church
A GLEN ST. MARY, FLORIDA
"A Beacon to Sunday School 9:45 AM
Baker County" Sunday Morning Worship 11:00AM
Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 PM
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7:00 PM
SDr. Randy Williams, Senior Pastor
l 0 I ~ Perry Hays, Associate Pastor
270 North US Highway 301
Locally Ow nued & Operated
SERVICE TIMES Pastor Mitch Rhoden NOW ENROLLING
Children's Church 9:30 am Kindergarten-12th Grade
Sunday School 9:30 am 28 W. Macclenny Ave., McKay Scholarships for
SLocated on Railroad Rd. in E.S.E. & I.E.P. Students
Sunday Worship 10:30 am Midtowne Center behind WJXR
Sunday Evening 6:00 pm "Home of the Eagles"
Wednesday Night 7:00 pm 259-1199 or 305-2131 Isaiah 40:31
C" ', Calvary Baptist Church
SSunday School 10:00 am
i."" -i j- Preaching Service 11:00 am
-no-llIl Sunday Night Service 6:00 pm
---- --- Wednesday Service 7:00 pm
523 North Boulevard W.
Four blocks north of Hwy. 90 in Macclenny
Pias1or 1nnie lE. Williams * 2.).5-1529)
Celebrating the birth of
Ellie Renee Ferreira
born on March 28, 2007 weighing 8 Ibs. 9 oz.
One Family Serving Another
V Todd, Amber, Emma & Ellie Ferreira
250 North Lowder St., Macclenny 259-5700
THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday September 6, 2007 Page 9
Mr. and Ms. McLarty
McLartys celebrate their 50th anniversary
Ronald and Carol McLarty of Taylor will celebrate their 50th wed-
ding anniversary on September 7, 2007. They were married Septem-
ber 7, 1957 at Riverview Baptist Church in Jacksonville.
They have one son, Edward (Kelly) and two grandchildren.
Connor Anthony Miner-
Lenora Vines of Taylor and
Tony Miner of Jacksonville are
proud to announce the birth of
their son Connor Anthony Min-
er on August 8, 2007 at 4:54 am
at Baptist South. He weighed
7 pounds 9 ounces and was 21
Proud grandparents are Mor-
gan and Annette Vines of Taylor
and Amy Weatherford of Jack-
sonville. Her great-grandmother
is Catherine Grant of Taylor.
Stand with Israel march
This year's Stand with Israel
March will be Saturday, Sep-
tember 15 beginning at 9:00 am
at the Baker County courthouse.
Celebrate with us after the march
at Heritage Park.
The march is sponsored by
the Daughters for Zion.
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First Baptist Church
CR 229 S., Sanderson FL
Sunday School ....... 10:00 am
Sun. Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sun. Evening Worship .6:00 pm
Wed. Eve. Bible Study..7:00 pm
AWANA Wed. Night.. 7:00 pm
Pastor Bob Christmas
93 N. 5th St., Macclenny ~ 259-3551
Sunday School: 10:00 am
Sunday Worship: 11:00 am
Sunday Youth: 6:00 pm
Bring your BIBLE
and worship with us!
Tom Pope, Pastor
Baby born Aug 23
Simon and Kacey Crawford
of Glen St. Mary are happy to
announce the birth of their baby
boy, Wyatt Crawford. He was
born August 23, 2007 at St. Vin-
cents Hospital and weighed sev-
en pounds nine ounces and was
20 inches long.
Grandparents are Linda &
Duane Bristow of Glen St. Mary
and Debbie & Joey Crawford of
CR 127 N., Sanderson, FL
Sunday School 10:00 am
Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm
Wed. Evening Prayer Serv. 7:30 pm
Pastor: Oral E. Lyons f
CHURCH OF CHRIST
573 S. 5th St. 259-6059
Sunday Bible Study 9:45 am
Fellowship 10:30 am 11:00 am
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SaIii F. Kilchint
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Where Everyone is Somebody and
Jesus is the Leader
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Pastor Rev. Ernie Terrell
Revival Sept. 6th
The Emmanuel Church of
God in Christ will have a reviv-
al September 6,2007 at 7:30 pm
with Evangelist Argatha Gilm-
ore of Tallahassee.
Everyone is welcome to join
Thanks to supportive members
We would like to thank our church for a wonderful Pastor's Ap-
preciation Week. In our opinion, nobody does it better! It is a great
blessing to be a part of such a loving and supportive church family.
Our family has been with you for 8 years. Through these past
years, we've rejoiced together many times over the glorious bless-
ings of God and we've wept together over loss and sorrow. We have
stood like a family in testing times and become stronger.
We have learned by faith and experience that "they that wait upon
the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings
as eagles; they shall run and not be weary; and they shall walk and
Even now God is pouring His spirit out upon us. We've been
amazed in recent months as we've watched God prove Himself time
and again saving souls, sanctifying hearts, healing sick bodies, bap-
tizing new believers in the Holy Ghost with the evidence of speaking
in other tongues as the Spirit gives the utterance.
We've seen new families come in almost every service hungry for
old time Pentecost and they've not been disappointed. Many of them
have been added to the church just this year.and are now a part of
our wondrous family. God is blessing us and the church is strong. We
are very thankful to serve as your pastor for such a time as this. We
believe our best days are just ahead of us.
To all the elders, we want to say thank you. Thank you for stand-
ing firm in what you believe we love it. Thank you for showing us
the way! Thank you for standing by your church through the years in
good times and bad. Thank you for standing by your pastor and his
To all of our youth, young adults and families, thank you for your
friendship and fellowship over the past years! May god richly bless
each of you and may you always know that we love and appreciate
YOUR SERVANTS IN CHRIST,
REV. AND SISTER SHANNON D. CONNER AND FAMILY
school reunion 9/29
The 20th annual Sanderson/
Olustee school reunion picnic
will be held Saturday, Septem-
ber 29, 2007 at 11:00 am at the
Olustee side of Ocean Pond
group area. Follow the signs to
our reserved covered spot.
Bring the necessary picnic
stuff and a friend and enjoy the
afternoon with us.
For additional information,
call Johnnie Croft at 386-752-
wedding & birth
$6 with Picture(4 week deadline)
Gle St 'llry
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MACCLENNY CHURCH OF GOD
It's that time of the month -
time to show off your antique,
classic or hot rod car and time
for a little bragging, too. We'll
meet at the new Walmart park-
ing lot at the corner of I-10 and
SR 228 at 6:00 PM this Saturday,
September 8. See you there.
IAt. Zion N.C.
121 North t 259-4401
Pastor Tim Cheshire
Sunday, School s915 ajm
Suri',v Mornniq Worship 11.00 am
Sunday Evenirng Worship 6-0' pm
Wednesday' Prayer Servi:e 7.00 pn
Jesus answered, "Verily, verily I
say unlo thee. e-cepi a man be
born of water and ol the Spirit,
he cannot enter into the king-
dom of God." John 3 5
Come and magnify the Lord and worship with us
Glen Friendship 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
Pastor's Appreciation Revival .
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We love you very much
Daddy, Mama, Morgan, Papa, Nana,
Aunt Tracy, Uncle LaRue & Kellen
Sunday Morning Worship
Sunday Evening Worship
Wednesday Night Service
Radio WJXR 92.1 Sunday
.The Canaday family reunion
will.be held Sunday, September
30, 2007 at North Prong Church
beginning at 1:00 PM.
Bring a covered dish and your
TheS"ervant's'. mil : S ,
'Table Linens & Chair Covers
S Column Sets & Candelabras
'Tables & Chairs
S 'Much More
259-8397 r 571-6620
First Assembly f
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How's your day care doing?
- Select Baker County
- Scroll down to blocks that spell out
- Click on blocks for a list of child care
- Click on alphabet block i
representing the first *'
word of the facility's name. i
-You should then have a
list of inspection dates _--
and any deficiencies.
Independent Pentecostal Church
Seventh St. & Ohio Ave., Macclenny
Common Ground Sunday
Common Ground Wed. (Teens)
God Kids Sunday
God Kids Wednesday
Check it out...
Jesus: The Way, The Truth and The Life
Sunday School 10:00 A.M. Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 PM.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 A.M. Wed. Eve. Worship 7:30 P.M.
Pastor Rev. Shannon Conner
North 6th Street Macclenny 259-3500
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday September 6, 2007 Page 10
From left to right: Ethan Munson attempts to tackle the Tiger running back. Kurt
Treece, John Kennedy, Fred Munson and Trek McCullough among the many fans
who overflowed the stands Friday night Carlos Holton (right photo) prepares to
throw a pass for a two-point conversion. Photos by bakercountysports.com
By the numbers...
Holton flattens Union County,
scores 3 TDs in 40-6 Tiger rout
That's pretty much the only word to de-
scribe the Baker High Wildcats' 40-6 victory
over the Union County Tigers on the road in
Lake Butler Friday night. The Wildcats domi-
nated the entire game in front of a capacity
crowd on the visitor side at Tiger Stadium.
Quarterback Carlos Holton ran up, around,
over and through the opposition as 'Coach
Bobby Johns turned his senior signal caller
loose. Holton scored three touchdowns and
combined on three of five two-point conver-
sions to lead BCHS to the win.
Leading rusher Luscious "Pooh" Lee saw
limited action as the coaching staff tried
to nurse an injured hamstring. Much of the
game he was used as a backfield decoy for
Holton to set off on a long run.
As effective as the offense was in the game,
the defense was even more so. They limited
a potentially potent Tiger offense to just six
points and forced error after error.
Coach Andrew Zow's Tigers will likely
improve as the season progresses, but their
overall youth and inexperience hindered them
against the much more physical Wildcats.
The Cats controlled both sides of the line of
scrimmage, with the offensive line blowing
open big holes for the running backs and the
defense pushing back the runners and swarm-
ing to the ball.
The Cats got the ball first but could do
nothing with it. After the punt, the Tigers had
decent field position and mounted a drive into
Cat territory.,The drive stalled on the 23-yard
line as Tommy and Harold Moore stopped
the Tiger runner for a loss and Haik.Farmer
snuffed a fourth down attempt to give the ball
It didn't take long for the Cats to strike.
Holton kept the ball, shot through a hole and
raced 83 yards for the score. To cap it off, he
hadn't even caught his breath before he ran
in the two-point conversion to give BCHS an
Union County looked as if it might drive
on the Cats again as quarterback Chris Al-
exander hit his most dangerous receiver, the
diminutive Jordan Clyatt, to cross midfield.
But Ethan Munson,-last week's Press Man of
the Match, forced a fumble to stop the drive.
Darvin Ruise scooped up the ball and ran 51
yards for the score, but it was negated by a
Undeterred, the Wildcats drove down the
field. Two Lee runs planted the ball at the
Union 14 yard line. Holton faked a hand-
off, kept the ball and ran it in for a score. He
found Tommy Moore in the end zone for the
The visiting Cats were up 14-0 but were
far from through. On their next possession,
Lee demonstrated to the coaching staff that
he is not far off 100%. He carried would-
be tacklers a good 8 yards to the 30. Holton
found Chris Robinson at the 44. Hank Farmer
and Harold Moore took over, running the ball
to the 19-yard line. Lee took it to the 4 and
Holton did the rest. He connected with Lee
Battles for the conversion to put BCHS up
24-0 as the half ran to a close.
Union County's only score came after
a fumble recover deep in Wildcat territory.
Zeke Schaff recovered the ball and Alexander
struck with a 16-yard touchdown pass. The
conversion was no good.
One of the old sports cliches is that teams
show their character by how they react after
being scored upon. It may be a cliche, but it
is also a fact. The Cats demonstrated their de-
termination to win by taking the next kickoff
and driving 55 yards for a score.
Harold Moore got things, started with
a good run back to the 45. From there, the
Cats used four running backs Lee, Moore,
Battles and Farmer to drive to the 26 yard
line. From there, Holton picked out Battles on
a short pass and Greg Williams was the power
back who plunged across for the score. Farm-
er converted the two pointer to give BCHS a
The final score came on a 50-yard drive
that saw Ruise, Farmer, Moore and Battles
touch the ball. Battles capped off the drive
with a 1-yard plunge. The Wildcats were
feeling pretty good about themselves and the
BCHS sideline got pumped up even more
when offensive lineman Lee Taylor was in-
serted at fullback and powered across for the
Though the lack of a kicker might come
back to haunt the Wildcats at some point in
the season, on Friday night they didn't need
one, as they were perfect on their two-point
The Cats will continue to be road warriors
this Friday as they travel to Starke to take on
traditional rivals Bradford County. Though
Bradford has struggled offensively (see re-
lated article), this is a game when the records
can be thrown out of the bus window.
The Cats will need to take the momentum
they gained in the victory over Union County
with them to Starke if they want to prevail
against their longtime rivals.
The Lady Wildcats opened
their regular season on Tues-
day August 28 with a home win
over First Coast High School.
The Cats swept the Bucca-
neers in three straight games by
scores of 27-25, 25-19 and 25-
18. It wasn't an easy start for
Baker High, trailing in all three
games before coming back to
win. However it was definitely
a learning experience for coach
Chris Armoreda's girls.
"In our first match, the team
was nervous and tentative,"
said Armoreda. "We missed
eight straight serves and found
:ourselves in a 15-7 hole. We fi-
nally settled down and started to
mount a comeback. I am really
impressed on how the team ral-
Slied from being down the whole
First match. It just shows me the
character and desire the team
has on how badly they want to
The Cats used momentum
:from the first match to sweep
through the next two, but it was
never easy. BCHS struggled
at the service line and then got
their rhythm. Once they had a
few service points under their
belt the matches became very
"After the game, the team felt
that even though this was a win,
:they were not satisfied with their
;play," said Armoreda. "They felt
;that they could have played bet-
ter with improvements to their
serves, passing and hitting.
They felt that they tried to do
too much instead of just playing
their game. They
to impress the
man had an over-
all strong game
and led the team
with 9 kills and
7 blocks. Ash-
ley Holton had
6 kills, 8 blocks
and 13 service
had 4 kills and
had 5 assists.
Krista Smith led
the assist total
with 10, while
dy had 8. Jessi
Nunn saved the
with 8 digs. Kal-
was strong from
the service line
with 10 points.'
its match by the
scores of 25-15
30, the Wildcats 1
match of the season. The varsity
swept the Tornadoes in three
straight matches, beating them
25-17, 25-16 and 25-22.
Brittany Gray spikes the ball against Bradford County.
PHOTO BY BAKERCOUNi'YSPORTS.COM
ford County for the first district
"This was an exciting match
and we gave our home fans a
display of what we can do on the
volleyball court. Everything was
working for us on this night. We
got key hits, blocks and serves
at key moments of the game. We
were able to control the front-
line. Our blockers did a great job
as they forced Bradford's hitters
to hit over the blocks, which en-
abled our back row to get a good
pass off to the setter."
Kallie Crummey once again
provided strong serves. With
the team down 5-1 in the sec-
ond match, Crummey turned
the match around, serving up
12 points in a row. She finished
with 20 service points that night.
Brittany Gray had 9 kills and Tif-
fany Norman 7. In the assist de-
partment, Cassie Kennedy had 9
and Krista Smith. Norman con-
tributed 5 blocks, Mary Dugger
5, Ashley Holton 4 arid Whitney
Coffell 2. Jessi Nunn had 6 digs
and Ashley Holton 4. Crummey
led the way with 20 serve points
and Mary Dugger 13.
JV was knocked cold by
Bradford County by the scores
of 25-14 and 25-13.
The Cats will travel to Fletch-
er High School on Sept. 4 for the
Bell High School Invitational on
Sept. 7 and 8. Junior varisty is
at the Middleburg JV Tourna-
ment this coming weekend. The
next home game is on Sept. 11
against Suwannee County. First
serve is at 5:30 pm
BIKER COUNTY Home of the Baker
oa ; County Wildcats,
-W -J s dotycon Bobcats and more...
Baker County: 43 Passing, 304
Rushing Total 347 Yards
Union County: 72 Passing, 52
Rushing Total 124 Yards
Baker County: 16
Union County: 6
Baker County: 5 yards offense,
22 yards defense
Union County: 12 yards de-
Carlos Holton 104 Yards, 3 car-
ries; Hank Farmer 69 yards, 9
carries; Lucious Lee 61 yards, 9
Carlos Holton -3, Lee Battles -1,
Greg Williams -1
Lucious Lee 2 catches for 22
yards; Chris Robinson 1 catch for
13 yards; Lee Battles 1 catch for
QB named top player
There's no doubt about the
Press Man of the Match for the
Union County game. Carlos
Holton put on a dis-
play at quarterback
on Friday night.
The senior signal
caller was all but un-
larly in the first half 0 :
when the outcome
of the game was still
in question. Holton,
who rushed for 1000 "
yards last season,
again demonstrated '
He rushed for
three touchdowns, including an
83-yard scamper that broke open
the game, and threw for another.
He also had a hand. in three of
the five successful conversion
Holton ran for 104 yards on
the Tiger field and was 5-8 for
43 yards passing. He merited a
107.65 quarterback rating.
Holton had to
step up with the
Steam's leading rush-
er, Luscious "Pooh"
Lee, who is not
quite 100% with a
The young Tigers
couldn't find an an-
swer to Holton, par-
ticularly when the
Cats used Lee as a
;'. decoy in the back-
"" : field.
The Cats will face
a tough test this Friday on the
road in Starke as they take on
the Bradford County Tornadoes.
But if the Union County game is
any indication, the quarterback
should be up for it.
Tornadoes lack offense,
make up with defense
If the last two weeks are any'indication, the Bradford County Tor-
nadoes will be leaning heavily on their defense to defeat the Wildcats
this Friday in Starke. The Tornadoes defense helped eke out a 7-3 win
over Fort White. The week before, they shut out Matanzas 7-0 in their
The Tornado defense forced four turnovers in the Matanzas game
and it proved the deciding factor. If they are to defeat the Cats, who
scored 40 points against Union County in their regular season opener,
they will need a similar effort.
The Tornadoes have not generated a lot of offense in their first two
games. Chucky Covington led the way with 98 yards against the Ft.
White Indians, and a Covington interception against the Matanzas Pi-
rates set up the only score in that game.
That doesn't mean the Tornado offense has no teeth. Their bite just
hasn't been too deadly in the first two outings. Quarterback Rodney
Mosely can run or throw, and Covington is quick and elusive. Rob
Harris and Deon Sewell will also see the ball.
If the Tornadoes come away with a win against Baker County,
Coach Steve Hoard's team will have to eliminate mistakes. The Indi-
ans recovered three fumbles in Friday's game, but were unable to turn
any into scores.
Matanzas also had plenty of chances, but couldn't convert. They
were driving deep in Tornado territory on two occasions during the
Classic, but were turned away with an interception and fumble.
Of course, this is one of those games where records go out the win-
dow. The Starke game is the longest running and most intense rivalry
the Wildcats have, and though it has lost some of its luster in recent
years, it is a game both teams would dearly love to win.
This Friday at 7:30 pm in Starke will tell the tale.
BCHS opponents kick off
the season with strong wins
The Baker High Wildcats got
their season off to a big start with
a 40-6 drubbing of Union Coun-
ty. Here's a quick look at how
their opponents did on their first
V The Jackson Tigers, in
the hunt for their fourth district
crown, got started with a 26-0
shutout of the Englewood Rams.
Marquel Wade returned a kick
for a 70-yard touchdown run and
quarterback Cory Addison added
two more. Addison scored one
with his feet and another on a
pass play. The only other score
was a safety on a blocked punt.
V Ridgeview defeated 6A Or-
ange Park 16-12. The Panthers
got two interceptions from Or-
ange Park in the second half and
capitalized on over 100 yards
in Raider penalties to win the
V Kickoff Classic foe West
Nassau fell to Episcopal 24-6.
Episcopal had a strong defensive
effort, blocking a field goal and
an extra point and intercepting AJ
Higginbotham to stop a drive.
V Next week's opponent, the
Bradford Tornadoes, got the only
touchdown of the game to defeat
Fort White 7-3. Chucky Coving-
ton came two yards shy of a 100-
V Forrest defeated district foe
Bishop Kenny 22-17.
/ Potter's House lost to Mt.
LadyWildcats rebound for trio ofwins
THE BAKER COUrNT PRESS Tlhiirsda,, Septembler 6, 2007 Page 11
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S publication only. If after that time, the
ad continues to run without notifica-
tion of error by the person or agency
for whom it was published, then that
party'assumes full payment respon-
sibility. The Baker County Press
reserves the right to refuse advertis-
ing or any other material which in
the opinion of the publisher does not
meet standards of publication.
King pillowtop, new with warranty,
$289, can deliver. 904-391-0015.
Entertainment center, 6' wide by 7'
high by 2' deep, asking $500. Call Caren
at 259-2433. 8/30-9/6p
1997 Crosley 10-ton equipment trailer,
dual tandem axle wheels, $2800. 904-
Astro Glass bass boat, 172 ft., 115 HP
Johnson, trolling motor, fish finder and
trailer, $5000. 259-2927. 9/6-13p
2003, 16x7 Cargo Craft Explorer
trailer, %" plywood floor and doors, 4
wheel electric brakes on tandem axle,
like new, $3000. 613-6001. 7/19tfc
Solid wood che'iry Sligh bed with mat-
tress & boxsprings, retail $950, sac-
rifice for $395, can deliver. 904-858-
S Must go. Office furniture, 4 large desks,
office chairs and file cabinets. Call 509-
Luxury queen pillowtop, in plastic,
Great news! This summer The Frank-
Slin Mercantile will be open Saturdays
10:00 am-5:00 PM. Ya'll come. Railroad
crossing in Glen. 259-6040. 5/31tfc
Free shed giveaway. September only.
Keith's Better Built Building and Car-
ports. Register across from Walmart.
$850 value. 9/6-27p
Butterfly dining table with 6 chairs,
very ornate, fluted legs, rare; half round
foyer Gonsole. All pieces are mahogany
wood. Southern Charm. 259-4140.
2000 18'8" Bayliner fiberglass boat
with Mercury in-board/out-board, very
clean, excellent condition, $6500 OBO.
219-4655 or 259-4446. 8/30tfc
Bed, beautiful temp-pedic memory-
foam mattress & boxsprings, new in
plastic, with warranty, retail $950, must
sell $379, can deliver. 904-858-9350.
Paralegal & notary service, bank-
ruptcy, divorce, family law, deeds, wills,
etc. Call John Swanson anytime at 904-
Brand new Sears water softener sys-
tem, $585. Free installation.. Good used
appliances. 90 day money back guaran-
tee. 266-4717. 7/12-3/27p
Antique breakfront buffet, breakfront
china cabinet, buffet, all mahogany, can
be seen at Southern Charm. 259-4140.
Hay for sale. Round rolls. Coastal, Ga-
hia, Pensacola mix. $40 each. Delivery
available. 904-289-9331. 9/6-13p
Washer & dryer, extra large capacity,'
all cycles, $150 for set, will separate;
refrigerator and A/C window unit. War-
ranty. Can deliver. 904-238-5814.
To place, correct or cancel
an ad by phone, call
Monday Friday 9:00 arn 5-00 prn
Artists! Oils, acrylics, water colors,
canvases, drawing pads and much
more! The Office Mart, 110 S. Fifth
Street, 259-3737. tfc
Mahogany secretary, beautiful piece,
excellent condition. Southern Charm
Couch & loveseat in good condition,
$125 for both. 259-3484. 9/6-13p
Poulan riding mower, 42" cut, 14 HP
automatic, good condition, $450. 275-
Painting, sheetrock, carpentry, decks,
repairs, etc. Call 257-9033. 9/6c
2002 KTM Dirtbike 250, good running
condition. $1850. 334-8904. 9/6-13p
Dunebuggy- Volkswagen engine. Street
ready. $2400. 334-8904. 9/6-13p
2002 Kawasaki Prairie 4 wheeler, 2
WD, automatic, good condition, $2200
OBO. 904-408-9639. 9/6p
17 ft. Bowrider, fish finder, marine ra-
dio, 135 HP Evinrude, $2500 firm. 803-
2080 9:00 am-9:00 pm. 9/6p
2003 F150, 4x4 super crew, 50k miles,
just take over payments. 904-483-
2006 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic,
3500 miles, 7 year warranty, $18,000.
2002 Dodge pickup, full 4 door, V8, au-
tomatic, $8000. 904-838-2648.
2003 Dodge Cargo van, low mileage,
excellent condition, $13,000. 259-3259
after 6:00 PM. 9/6p
Brand new 2007 Harley Davidson
FXSTC, softail custom motorcycle,
$16,000, 15 original miles. 259-3392.
2000 Ford Excursion, V8, automatic,
excellent condition, $8000; 1999 Ford
F150 supercab, V8, automatic, $5800.
904-838-2648. 8/23-9/6p '
1993 Buick Roadmaster, good me-
chanical condition, cold a/c, $1700.
259-6794 after 4:00 PM. 9/6p
2005 extended cab Chevy Z-71, 4WD,
like new condition, loaded, 25k miles,
3" lift, includes programmer and seven
year/100,000 mile extended warranty,
$22,500. 259-3878. 8/2tfc
1995 CK1500 Silverado, 2WD, new
motor & transmission, excellent condi-
tion, very clean, custom stereo system,
102k miles, $5500 firm. 904-759-2897
or 275-3007. 8/2tfc
1991 Chevrolet pickup, V6 engine,
white, good condition, $1150. 259-
1978 Ford F150, runs. 904-613-6871.
1993 Mustang convertible, needs oil
pump and top repair, $950 080. 912-
843-2093 or 904-477-5561. 9/6p
2005 Z71 extended cab, stepside, 46k
miles, $25,900. 904-200-6749. 9/6p
Does your house need cleaning? Call
Tamy at 259-7491 or 861-860.
Baby sitting in my home, all ages, from
6:00 am-?, Monday-Friday, near CR
125 and 127. 904-838-2287.
Now accepting antique furniture on
consignment. Pieces have to be in good
condition. Call Karin at Southern Charm
Do you have'a junk car or truck you
want hauled off or to sell? 259-7968.
Peep-a-poo puppy, 3 months old, fe-
male, loves children, has shots, black &
brown, $150. 266-9266. 9/6-13p
To place, correct or cancel an ac
by mail, send a copy of the ad
e:.actly as it should appear,
payment and phone number
where we can reachl yOU.
PO Box 598
Macclenny, FI 32063
Dogs: all types from puppies to adults.
Animal Control, $50 boarding fees will
apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc
Maltese AKC female, three years old;
Chinese Crested female; Yorkie female
puppy. All get along with children, cats
and other dogs. Call 653-1912.
14 year old breeding stock Paint mare
with tack, knows all games and good
on trails, $1000; 2 baby pygmy goats,
males, $30 each, 1V2 months old. 912-
843-2648 or 904-251-4451. 8/30-9/6p
Female English Bulldog puppy, Timi is
so sweet and lovable. She loves to be
held and lay in your lap. She is pretty
small and is ready for a new home. AKC
registered. This puppy will get to your
heart. To know more about my baby:
Selling animals due to health. 2 Peep-
a-Poo puppies; 1 Doper Gray, thor-
oughbred; 1 world class Paint stallion;
1 Paint mare and baby stallion; game
cock chickens; Pekingese, $100 for
mother & puppies. 912-843-2093 or
Notice to readers:
.The newspaper often publishes classified
advertising on subjects like work-at-home,
weight loss products, health products.
While the newspaper uses reasonable dis-
cretion in deciding on publication of such
ads, it takes no responsibility as to the
truthfulness of claims. Respondents should
use caution and common sense before
sending any money or making other com-
mitments 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 solicitations. Remember: if 'it
sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
- The Baker County Press
Crew leader needed. Must have expe-
rience in commercial lawn service,
valid Florida driver's license required.-'
Offering. company benefits with health,
dental & vision, paid vacation and holi-
days. 259-7388. 8/30-9/6c
A Touch of Grpss Lawn Service needs
experienced full time lawn maintenance
worker with valid Florida drivers license.
Experienced A/C & duct installers,
must have clean driving record. 259-
Irrigation worker needed. Must have
experience in commercial & residential
irrigation, valid Florida driver's license
required. Offering company benefits
with health, dental & vision, paid vaca-
tons and holidays. 259-7388
Auto body collision technici
at Butch's Collision Center. 2
TA Travelcenter now hiring Arby's
team members and management for TA
Travelcenter in Baldwin, 1024 US 301
S., Jacksonville, FL 32234 or call Tom
at 904-266-4281 ext. 18. 4/26tfc
CNAs needed for nursing facility,
FT/PT, 11-7 shift, experienced or new
graduates welcome. Apply at Macclenny
Nursing & Rehab, 755 South 5th St or
call 904-259-4873 ,ask for Sharon or
Friday 9:00 am-2:00 pm, 7722 Old Nursery
Road. CR 125 S to Old Nursery Plantation.
Craft items, Lil Tykes 4 wheeler & motorcy-
Friday 8:00 am-?. Corner of 90 & 125 across
from Country Boys. Babies, girl, boy, men &
women clothing, toys, 10 ft. 2 person Bass
Hunter with trolling motor. Big 3 families.
Friday & Saturday 9:00 am-1:00 pm, 139 W. Stansell Ave., Mac-
Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-noon, 501 Islamorada Dr. Cypress
Poinle. Toys, clothes, furniture, much more.
Friday & Saturday, S. Lincoln Ave.. Glen. Jacuzzi, 1st year double
breast pump, clothes all sizes, misc.
Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-2:00pm, 7349 W. Madison St., Glen.
Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-3:00 pm. 24 Martha Dr.
Saturday 8:00 am-noon, 4177 Birch St., Macclenny II subdivi-
Saturday 8:00 am-?. 1305 Copper Creek Dr. Little of everything.
Saturday 8:00 am-1:00 pm, North 125 1'- mile past 90, left on
on Shepard Lane, last house. Lots of clothes & shoes $1 or less,
means, women, boys & girls, sleeper loveseat $30, home decor
& more. Several families.
Company specializing in Erosion
Control now hiring the following posi-
tions: Class A CDL drivers, crew lead-
ers, equipment operators and labor-
ers. Valid driver's license a must. Fax
resume to 275-3292 or call 275-4960.
'EOE, drug free workplace. 6/28tfc
Higginbotham's Towing is now taking
applications for employment of Class.A
& B CDL. Apply at 7611 W. Mt. Vernon
St., Glen St. Mary, FL. 7/5tfc
Local home care agency seeking PRN,
RN, OT ard a full-time PT. Please call
259-3111 for more information.4/19tfc
Experienced painters needed. Must
have tools, benefits after 90 days. 259-
Dental hygienist needed. 1, 2 or 3
days per week. Call for details. 904-"
New Sports grill opening in the fall
of 2007 is hiring experienced wait
staff and line cooks. Must be over 18
and willing to submit to a drug test/
background check. Send resume or a
stamped, self addressed envelope for
application, to DD's Sports Grill, P.O.
Box 1842, Macclenny, FL 32063.
Dental assistant. Orange Park. FT/PT,
one year experience. 272-9440 or fax
/. Dental assistant needed in busy dental
8/30-9/c practice. Full time position, EDA or CDA
an needed required. May deliver resume in person
59-3785. to 546 S. 5th St. or fax to 259-8978. No
8/16tfc phone calls please. 9/6c
Travelodge is now accepting applica-
tions for front desk & housekeeping.
Front desk must be available to work all
shifts. Apply in person at 1651 S. 6th
St., Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00'pm.
No phone calls please. 9/6-13c
Rays Nursery, Inc. Has openings in the
rack crew. Apply in person at the office
Monday-Friday, 8:30-9:00 am. 9/6tfc
.Quaity and DeendabCiity
(904) 653-1993 Fax
Licensed & Insured
Specializing in kitchen and bathroom remodels
Dump truck driver. Must have at least
CDL Class B, clean driving record, must
be dependable with good work record.
Call 259-4774 or 904-334-9329.
Notice to Readers
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subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes
it illegal to advertise "any preference, limita-
tion or discrimination based on race, color,
religion, sex, handicap, familiar status or
national origin, or an intention, to make any
such preference, limitation or discrimina-
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the age'of 18 living with parents or legal cus-
todians, pregnant women and people secur-
ing custody of children under 18.
This newspaper will not knowingly accept
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violation of the law. Our readers are hereby
informed that all dwellings advertised in this
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3/2 split in Owens Acres with pool,
beautifully kept, nice quiet neigh-
borhood, new stainless appliances,
$179,900. Call today Exit Realty
Affiliates Network at 904-755-1699.
Macclenny II. 3 BR, 2 BA brick
home, inground pool, corner acre lot,
$220,000. 259-3243 after 5:00 pm or
699-3108 cell. 9/6-13p
Motivated sellers. Immaculate 1998
doublewide, 3 BR, 2 BA on 5 acres,
$138,500. 904-200-6749. 8/23-9/13p
Reduced! 3/4 acre lots, Estates St.
at Macclenny II. Homes only $49,900.
904-219-0480, 904-525-8630. 6/21tfc
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3 BR, 2 BA doublewlde on acre for
sale by owner, Front and back porch,
metal barn, $79,000. 259-9776 or 904-
3 BR, 2 BA 1845 SF open floor plan.
Bedrooms with balcony, possible 4th
bedroom downstairs. 904-210-1600 for
4 BR, 2 BA brick home w/1876 SF
heated on 1/2 acre in Macclenny, all
electric appliances, $249,000, 813-1580
3 BR, 2 BA brick home w/1675 SF heat-
ed on 1/2 acre In Macclenny, all electric
appliances, $219,300. Please call 813-
1580 (2WE). 5/10tfc
1999 Horton 16x80, 3 BR, 2 BA SWMH
on 12 acres of land located in Glen
St. Mary 1/4 mile from BCHS. Asking
$125,000. Call for information 904-259-
Macclenny land and home package.
New 18779 SF, 3 BR, 2 BA, upgraded
Satina kitchen package & more on 1.5
shaded acre on the St. Mary's River,
$135,000. 259-8028. 8/30-9/20c
3 BR, 2 BA brick home w/1721 SF heat-
ed on 1/2 acre in Macclenny, all electric
appliances, $209,000. Call 813-1580
8.39 acres w/well & septic, 1 mile north
of Sanderson on CR 229, $96,500.
Owner financing available. 904-813-
FSBO. Copper Creek Hills, Unit III, 2
large lot $65,000 each, 1 lot @ $55,000.
Please telephone 904-813-1580.
9.39 acres :. v..! & septic, 1 mile of
Sanderson on CR 229. $96,500. Owner
financing available. 904-813-1580.
1 acre cleared lot in Glen, close to high
school and tennis courts. Mobile homes
OK. $45,900. 904-219-0480 or 904-
FSBO. 3 BR, 2 BA brick home with 1585
SF heated on acre in Glenfield Oaks
Subdivision, many upgrades, $212,000.
Call 904-813-3091. 7/19tfc
3 BR, 2 BA brick home w/1576 SF heat-
ed on 1/2 acre in Macclenny, all electric
appliances, $214,200. Please call 813-
1580. (21GFO). 5/10tfc
1-3 acres, high & dry, fish pond, homes
or mobile homes, set-up included,
owner financing or cash discount. 912-
Your plans or mine! 1.28 acre lot with
existing well, septic and electric at 8797
Dupree Road, $60,000. 813-3091.3/ltfc
3 BR, 2 BA home with large shady back-
yard, separate dining room, great room
w/sliding glass doors, stone fireplace,
Jacuzzi bath, $169,900. Cell .334-1806
or home 259-6216. 8/30-9/27p
3 BR, 2 BA brick home w/1576 SF heat-
ed on 1/2 acre in Macclenny, all electric
appliances, $214,200. Please call 813-
1580. (21GFO). 5/10tfc
Priced to sell. $154,000, 3 BR, 2 BA
brick front, vinyl siding, whirlpool garT-..,
den tub, 1555 SF, built in 2005, 10 ft.
ceilings and sprinkler system. Many
extras. 566 Pine Crest Court. 259-3392,
3 BR, 2 BA vinyl siding/brick front
w/1090 SF heated in Macclenny, all elec-
tric appliances, $155,600. Please call
813-1580 (6TL). 5/10tfc
3 BR, 2 BA home on 1 acre. All appli-
ances including dishwasher & washer/
dryer, $950/month, 1st and last month
plus $500 deposit. 904-964-5017.9/6p
? LAKE CITY
CIOMIN ITIY OtfIlit
Involved in the overall general
financial operations of the college. This
position is responsible for the payroll
operation, receipt and disbursement
of all funds and the maintenance of
an accounting system to comply with
federal and state laws, rules, regulations,
and Board policies and procedures.
Minimum Qualifications: Current
CPA Certificate; Bachelor's Degree in
business administration or related field
plus at least three (3) years experience
in financial and accounting operations in
supervisory capacity. Must be bondable.
Computer literate required.
annually, plus benefits
October 10, 2007
PROGRAM DEVELOPER -
GRANT FUNDED POSITION
Professional position will assist
in the development of certificates and
degrees leading to 21st century careers.
Bachelor's degree in education or
workforce education and three years
of professional experience, including
teaching and some supervisory
experience. Experience in developing
workforce curriculum and programs.
annually plus benefits.
October 10, 2007
Position details and applications
available on web at
All foreign transcripts/degrees must be
submitted with an official translation
Inquiries: Human Resources
149 SE College Place
Lake City, FL 32025
Phone: (386) 754-4314
Fax: (386) 754-4594
Email: boettcherg@lakecitycc edu
LCCC is accredited by the Commission
On Colleges of the Southern Association
of Colleges and Schools.
VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education &
3 BR house @ 716 Long Drive, $600
security deposit, $825/month, no pets,
18 month lease. 904-259-9797, 9/6tfc
3 BR, 1 BA on .5 acre approximately
1 mile north of Sanderson. All electric
appliances, $750 security deposit, $750/
month, Please call 259-3343 weekdays
between 9:00 am-5:00 pm, 7/19tfc
Mobile homes. 2 and 3 BR, A/C, no
pets, $500-$550 plus deposit. 904-860-
2 BR, 2 BA SWMH, no pets, no smok-
ing, $300 deposit, $575/month. 259-
2 BR duplex apartment, $600/month
plus deposit. 259-6616. 9/6p
2 BR, 1 BA.apartment, CH/A, no pets,
Ohio Street, $550/month, $550 deposit.
259-6488 or 536-3827. 9/6p
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? Teresa Yarborough, Broker Associate
SJJosle Davis Mark Lancaster Juanlce Padgett
Andrew P. Smith Shannon Jackson
799 S. 6th St., Macclenny ** 259-6555
5 BR, 2 BA DWMH on 2 acres near
Sanderson Pipe on Louis Rhoden Road.
$800/month, $800 deposit, 626-0595 or
259-9066 after 5:00 PM. 8/30-9/6p
3 BR, 1 BA brick home on nice city lot,
$950/month, $950 deposit, no pets,
Contact John at 904-228-4568,
2 BR, 1 BA house, CH/A, no pets, locat-
ed In Georgia Bend, $300 deposit, $600/
month. 259-6101, 9/6p
New 3 BR, 2 BA vinyl home In the city
with all electric appliances. $3000 secu-
rity deposit, $1000/month. Please call
3 BR & 2 BR mobile homes, no pets,
garbage pickup, water & yard moving
provided, $475-$625. 912-843-8118.
NEW LISTING Very nice 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide with 1800 SF on 1 acre,
This home Is only 2 years old and In great condition, Many upgrades such as
conventional home type doors and windows. Stone fireplace and lots of cabinet
storage space. Island kitchen, laundry with cabinets, space for freezer, paved road
frontage, storage building and detached carport, Priced at $149,900,
NEW LISTING Convenient to 1-10 and shopping centers, Nice home with
wood siding and stone trim, Over 2200 SF with 3 BR, 3 BA on 1 acre, 18'x26'
game room, wood and ceramic tile floors, walk-In pantry paved road, circular
concrete drive, garage, carport and lots of extras. Priced at $255,900,
REDUCED- Ten high and dry acres zoned for horses. Located 3 miles west of
Glen St. Mary off of US 90. Good road frontage. Modular, manufactured and con-
ventional homes welcome Reduced to $100,000
Pool & large workshop (large enough for 3 cars, boats, etc.) with second
floor loft that can be used as a teenager's retreat, Brick 3 BR, 2.5 BA, fireplace,
screened porch, garage & 2 carports. Nice wooded 2 acre lot on Bob Burnsed Rd.
near Odis Yarborough Rd,-$265000. Reduced to $235,000
4.88 acres joining Baker County's St. Mary's Shoals park on two sides,
year old 3 BR, 2 BA brick home, 1938 SF with fireplace, two porches and two car
garage. Very nice home in good area on paved CR 125 north of Glen. Horses are
allowed. Must see. $359,900
Amelia Island condo with ocean view. 3 BR, 2 BA with large corner bal-
cony located on 2nd floor of Ocean Park Condominiums. 1675 SF living space
with nice floor plan. Elevator, pool, garage space and easy access to the beach.
This attractive unit is priced to sell at $659,700.
15 acres approximately 3 miles west of Glen St. Marybetween Highway
90 and Interstate 10 on Sweetgum Rd. Mobile homes or site built homes welcome.
Zoned for horses. Affordably priced at $119,000.
Good location near elementary school in Macclenny. Brand new 3 BR,
2 BA with 2 car garage. Double lavatories, garden tub and shower in master bath.
T'fayed ceiling in master bedroom. Porch and utility room. Vinyl siding with nice
brick trim. Priced to sell at $170,000
Horse/Cattle Ranch 87,95 acres of beautiful pasture. Fenced and cross
fenced. Panoramic view Build your dream home on this exceptionally nice acre-
age. Shown to qualified buyers by appointment only Own this ranch land for $1.3
BEAUTIFUL brick 3 BR, 22 BA, only three years old. 1956 SF with 2 car
garage and bonus room situated on 1 full acre. Fireplace, front & back porch,
stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. Located at 3026 Burkit Lane,
lacksonville. Priced at $359.000.
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balance with us from a prior purchase, credit terms may differ from those shown as a result of consolidation of your new purchase with that outstanding
balance. See store for details.
NEW LISTING Nice 10 acre tract between Glen & Sanderson. Zoned for hous-
es or mobile homes. Bring the horses, Convenient to 1-10. This tract Is located on
a corner and has a small creek on the rear, Reasonably priced at $92,000.
BRAND NEW HOME 1453 SF living space, 3'BR, 2 BA with 2 car garage, Very
attractive hardy board with brick trim, granite counter tops, ceramic tile baths,
double vanities with tub & shower in master bath, wood floors In master suite and
living room. Formal dining & living room, Very nice home for $189,000. Nice
trees on city lot In Glen St. Mary
OWNER FINANCING- Investment opportunity! Office complex site with
building and land across street from courthouse, The building is currently rented
to a barbecue restaurant, This is a prime location (300 East Macclenny Avenue
(US Hwy 90), Near hospital, doctor offices, city/county offices and downtown
business district, Plenty of parking on .6 acre with 129 front feet on US Hwy 90
and approximately 205' on Third St. Sale includes building,land and equipment
listed on original rental agreement.
Estate 36,54 acres with / mile frontage on river. Estate sized home is 3200
SF heated & cooled. 4 BR, 2V2 BA, fireplace, formal dining room, breakfast
nook, game room, office and many other amenities. lWo story good quality brick
construction. Screened porch, patio/cook area, screened hot tub. 55x60 concrete
barn and 30x60 hay barn. Fenced and cross fenced. Home is at the top of hill with
panoramic views. The nicest property in Baker County Shown to qualified buyers
by appointment only This estate can be yours for $1.5 million.
Home with detached Office/Beauty Shop Nice 3 BR, 2 BA 2 story stucco
home on 2 acres. 2336 +op building. Zoned for two
homes. Large stone firepl i ed driveway and parking,
above ground pool with ping, carport and detached
garage. Nice for someone who needs a home with an office, beauty shop, bar-
ber shop, etc. Affordably priced at $249,700. Will sell home with one acre lot for
2.08 Acres with MH Nice 3 BR, 2 BA 2144 SF MH. Huge master bath
and large, organized closet space, crown moulding, stone fireplace and nice
wood blinds, kitchen with island bar and pantry Nice shaded lot with fence.
Entertainment deck with storage building, water softener system. Glen St. Mary
Convenient to I-10: Must see to appreciate. $179,900
Jonathan Street in Macclenny. New home under construction. 3 BR, 2
BA with porch and 2 car garage. Completion expected in mid-July Mast bath
equipped with double lavatories, comer garden tub and separate shower..Large
walk in closet and trayed ceiling in master suite. Brick trim with vinyl siding.
Priced to sell at $170,000
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3 BR, 2 BA house, $950/month plus
security deposit. 275-2354. 8/30-9/6c
2 BR, 1 BA mobile home, no
deposit, $175/weekly. Nextel beeper
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3 BR, 2 BA house, end of Miltondale
Road with inground pool, 1874 SF,
$1400/month, 1st, last & security. 361-
3 BR, 2 BA brick home with CH/A,
fenced back yard and utility shed, no
pets, $950/month plus deposit. 259-
Commercial property for lease on US
90 near Walmart DC. Completely fenced
with office on 1 acre. Ideal for car lot.
$1200/month. 259-5149. 8/30-9/6p
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2 BA, $32,900
Must sell! Selected 2007 mobile
home, stock models, sold at invoice.
Yarborough Mobile Homes. 259-8028.
1996 Homes of Merit DW, 28x70, 3 BR,
2 BA, large kitchen with new all wood
cabinets, laminate floors. Will pay part
of moving fee. $28,900 OBO. 259.5383
or 226-3064. 8/30-9/6p
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110 South Fifth St. 259-3737
REDUCED!! OVER 3200 sf TOTAL MLS#374282
Imagine all the possibilities in this 3BR/2BA brick front
home; over 2,864 sf heated per builder's plans, 7.5
TAKE THE OPPORTUNITY TO BUY COMMERCIAL
- MLS# 368711 1421 sq ft on .59 acres, zoned
residential/commercial, great location near 1-295 for
small business. $199,999
PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT MLS# 376646 Call to
own this 2BR/1BA, 1408 sq ft mobile home on 1 acre
in Macclenny. Sold As-ls. Beautiful landscaping awaits
for a mere $80,000.
EXCITED TO SHOW MLS# 371003 3BR/2BA
immaculate condition, 4 yr old, deluxe BA, split BR &
much more. $245,900
POSSIBILITIES ABOUND MLS# 329000 in 40 acres
off of Clarence Dobbs Rd. A great investment zoned
currently 1 home site per 7.5 acres. Call office today!
PERFECT FOR DEVELOPMENT MLS# 336373 we
are eager to show you the perfect spot in this comer
lot, .90 acre, vacant land in downtown Macclenny.
BEAUTIFUL LAND MLS# 362238 Summer is a great
time to catch the savings in this 28.54 acres on paved
road frontage. Partially cleared for home, horses &
cows. You can.have more then one home on property,
zoned 1 home per7.5 acres. $595,000
YES, WE KNOW IT'S HOT! MLS# 378683 so is this
new listing. Call office to see this home on 1 acre,
corner lot, 3BR/2BA, 2229 sq ft, hardwd floors, frplc,
enormous kit, granite counter tops, baker pantry,
Palladian windows and more! $278,700
SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE- MLS# 380027 $15,000 below
appraisal! You JUST have to see this 3BR/2BA gorgeous
landscaped back yard and screened porch. Make new
memories in Baker today! $175,000
3-CITY LOTS MLS#374272 Macclenny area .78 acre
dwellings can be put on these lots, could be rezoned
for pn"iblP du plevey Seller i' willing to qive 5 nn0 off
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HOME EVERY WEEKEND
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TRUE COUNTRY LIVING MLS# 364444This 4BR/2BA 1,647
sf mobile home sits on almost 1 acre, fireplace, refrigerator,
dishwasher, stove and waiting for your call today! $119,900
5+ ACRES / BAKER MLS#388358 4BR/3BA approx 2,500
sf heated on 5 acres, barn w/feed room, fenced, upgraded
kitchen, granite & stainless. $415,000
A GREAT PLACE TO CALL HOME MLS# 390299 Baker County
is the place to be; 3BR/2BA 1,809 sf with 1.2acres of room to
roam and play. Call today! $257,500
DESIRABLE DESTINATION MLS# 376314 What is a better
destination then a place to.call your own? 4BR/2BA 1,288 sf
1987 blt home @139,900
BACK ON THE MARKET MLS# 385853 Established Paxon,
home & out buildings sold AS-IS, home is livable or can be
moved to build a new one. $81,900
PERFECT STARTER OR DOWNSIZING HOME! MLS# 377160
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NEWLY REMODELED MLS# 382531 Featuring North JAX
home w/ C/H/A, tile floors, appliances included and located 5
min. fm new River city Market Place. $]39,900
THE GREAT OUT DOORS! MLS# 385460 Nice home in
desirable area, near shopping, situated on the creek, great for
canoeing & kayaking, re-plumbed, 1 car and more! $149,900
GENEROUS LOT MLS# 383374 All brick Adams Home, great
started, 3BR/2BA plus OFC w/split BR plan & Great room. Backs
up to Preserve! $199,900
GREAT STARTER MLS# 374315 3BR/2BA, Florida room,
Jacuzzi, newer sink, frpl, kit equipped, open fir and separate
DR. Make it yours today! $199,900
WON'T LAST! MLS# 387202 Get closer to the city in this West
JAX home; 3BR/2BA 1,994 sf home w/bonus r upstairs could be
4" B '. 61: :iri,- r p i Ii.' h.i '.ii hin,,l ihe pljy : 44: "
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SITE PREP FOR NEW HOMES
HIGH STANDARDS? MLS# 359232 If you do have
high standards call us to see this 3BR/2BA, 2340 sq ft,
all brick new construction on 1.1 acres, Brazilian wood
floors; garden tub, brick columns in Lanai & room for
pool& animals. $277,900
BEAUTIFUL 9.5 ACRES MLS# 370994 Road is paved,
zoned agricultural, horses welcomed and you are too!
Call today to make this your new home. $140,000
INVESTMENT MLS#360088, $75,000; MLS#360062,
$50,000; MLS#360031, $50,000; MLS# 360050,
$50,000 4 MB homes on 1 acre lots in Sanderson,
may be purchasing according to MLS or as a whole,
currently rented @ 2,150 monthly. -
FLOURISH HERE MLS# 380002 7.5 acres, private
shady lot, partially cleared w/paved road frontage.
Selling as one parcel for $125,000 total of 7.5 acres.
WEST JACKSONVILLE MLS#370043 Refine your
search with this stunning two story home in Ashford;
4BR/21BA wonderfully decorated and upgrades
galore! Must see the Grand staircase leading to loft.
BUILDER'S HOME MLS#385551 3BR/2.5BA on
2.5acres in Baker. Lots of upgrades & over 2,000 sf
heated, surround sound, frplc, Irg kit w/breakfast area,
Formal dng/room. Bldr has lots of upgrades in this very
desirable area. Built in 2006 w/man-made stocked fish
pond in rear of property..$375,000
SELLERS WILL HELP WITH CLOSING COSTS MLS#
380327 too cute! 3BR/2BA 1,199 sf home is ready for
you; features a huge Great room w/stone frplc, smooth
top range, newappliances, new cabinets, new French
doors& more. $150,000
POPULAR OLD PLANK PLANTATION MLS# 388459
See yourself eating in the spacious kitchen, cooking
out on your very own patio and enjoying the Florida
sun! Call to see this 3BR/3BA 1,738 sf gorgeous home
JUST REDUCED! MLS# 350141 All brick home on
nice comer lot, hard wood floors/carpet, Knotty pine/
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5960 Lauramore Rd., Macclenny, FL 32063
RR License No. 282811470
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