The Lake City reporter

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The Lake City reporter
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Lake City reporter (Lake City, Fla. 1967)
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John H. Perry
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Daily (Monday through Friday)[<1969>-]
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Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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Lake City ReporterTHURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM SCHOOLS Richardson’s Young Artists of the Month, 7A. CALL US:(386) 752-1293SUBSCRIBE TOTHE REPORTER:Voice: 755-5445Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 140, No. 132 TODAY’S WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . 4ALocal . . . . . . . 7AObituaries . . . . . 5AAdvice & Comics . . 4B Puzzles . . . . . . . 2B SPORTS Bruiser Babes take second in nation, 1B. 94 70 Storm chance, 2A Council OKs 57 percent fire fee hike, Below; City pay raise proposal questioned, 6A. + PLUS >> Youth learn science with 4-H On-the-Go See Page 8ACOMMUNITY Operation Backpack coming up Aug. 16 See Page 7ALOCALIndians’ injured starters to return See Page 1BSPORTS By MEGAN The Columbia County Economic Development Department said Wednesday there is a strong candi date for a 600,000-square-foot retail distribution facil ity to be built in the North Florida Intermodal Park. “Bringing these facili ties could create jobs for us. For our children and grandchildren,” Economic Development Director Glenn Hunter said at a meet ing of the Columbia County Builders Association. “That is something we all want.”Getting it right Officials discuss ways to reverse lake’s decline Photos by JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterState Rep. Elizabeth Porter, R-Lake City, and city councilman Zack Pau lk walk through vegetation Wednesday afternoon that has grown on a sand bar in Gwen Lake. Will make it difficult to graduate high school with an AA degree. COUNTY SCHOOLS GWEN LAKE By MEGAN City, county and state officials met Wednesday to assess the con dition of Gwen Lake, and state Rep. Liz Porter said progress is being made on a plan to reverse the lake’s decline. “We wanted to get all stakehold ers in the same room to discuss options of how to get started on the fix, and we now have some good ideas about starting points,” Porter said. The lake has continued to get worse over the past few years, including severe algae build up and a large sandbar near its shore. Residents living nearby have expressed frustration to multiple agencies, including the city, the local Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, the Environmental Protection Agency and Suwannee River Water Management District. “I know we need to do something out here because it is affecting peo ple’s homes,” said city councilman Zack Paulk. He said he has spoken to residents along the lake who say they have had sinkholes in their yard as a result of the erosion. Porter’s legislative assistant Koby Adams said most of the damage came from Tropical Storm Debby in 2012 and has only gotten worse since. The restoration of the lake will take some work, but will be something very positive for the city, SRWMD, Wildlife Commission offering grants to help fund clean-up. The sand bar has grown, creating a knee-deep pond and a stream on the shore of Gwen Lake. Potential tenant for NF Intermodal Park By SARAH LOFTUSsloftus@lakecityreporter.comColumbia County high school students are less likely to graduate with their Associate of Arts degrees now, thanks to a new district-wide policy on dual enrollment. To qualify for dual enrollment under the new poli cy, students must have a 3.5 GPA and a minimum of 10 high school credits, said Kitty McElhaney, assis tant superintendent of assessment. As long as high school students pass their classes, they’ll have 10 credits by the start of their second semester of their sophomore year. But the biggest change to dual enrollment is the restriction on how many college courses students can take. Under the new policy, effective for the 2014-15 school year, students can only take up to three of their seven courses as dual enrollment classes at Florida Gateway College. Under the old policy, MEGAN REEVES/ Lake City ReporterEconomic Development Director Glenn Hunter addresses a room full of people at the Columbia Builders Association meeting Wednesday. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT‘We are going to change the way we do business in the retail and manufacturing industry.’ — Glenn Hunter ECONOMIC continued on 6A57% fire assessment hike OK’d CITY COUNCIL GWEN LAKE continued on 6A Retail distribution center may be coming, econ chief reports. ENROLLMENT continued on 6A District to slash dual enrollmentBy TONY City officials adopted the pro posed 2014-15 fire assessment rate, with a 57 percent increase for local motel/hotels, which will now have to pay $.1189 per square foot for fire protection services. During Wednesday night’s city council meeting, council members spent close to 90 minutes discussing and listening to concerns about the increase for hotels and motels before unanimously adopting the resolution on its first reading. Council mem bers wanted to have data reviewed by Tindale Oliver and Associates, the company that performed the rate FIRE RATE continued on 6A Council wanted to look deeper, ran out of time.


2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAILY BRIEFING THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 Trial end near for PistoriusJOHANNESBURG Prosecutors and lawyers for Oscar Pistorius have one last chance to convince a South African judge when they present closing arguments this week in the murder trial of the once-celebrated athlete who fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, through a toilet cubicle door in his home. The judge will show where her allegiance lies once she starts asking questions, said Marius du Toit, a former prosecutor and now defense lawyer who is not involved in the trial. The party that gets hammered by the judge when arguing is the party thats got the short end of the stick when it comes to the ruling. Because South Africa has no trial by jury, judge Thokozile Masipa will decide with the help of two legal assistants if Pistorius committed murder, is guilty of a negligent killing, or if he made a tragic error and should be acquitted. The runner faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted of premeditated murder, and also would be sent to prison for years if guilty of murder without premeditation or culpable homicide. He faces three separate firearm charges, and pleaded not guilty to all four counts. 7a 1p 7p 1a 6 a LAKE CITY ALMANA C SUN MOON UV INDEX EXTREME: 10 minutes to burn T odays ultra-violet radiation risk for the a r ea on a scale f r om 0 to 10+. FYI An exclusive service brought to our readers by The W eather Channel. SPONSORED B Y City THE WEA THER WEA THER HIST O R Y Pensacola T allahassee Panama City V aldosta Daytona Beach Cape Canaveral Gainesville Lake City Ocala Orlando Jacksonville T ampa W est Palm Beach Ft. Myers Ft. Lauderdale Naples Miami Key W est TEMPERA TURESNor mal high Nor mal low PRECIPIT A TIONMonth total Y ear total HI LO LO HI LO HI LO HI LO HI 7 08 09 10 11Friday Saturday Cape Canaveral 90/77/ts 91/77/ts Daytona Beach 91/76/ts 92/75/ts Fort Myers 91/77/ts 93/77/ts Ft. 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High Wednesday Low Wednesday 91 98 in 1899 66 in 1926 91 72 72 Wednesday 0.00" 0.85" Test 30.38" 1.20" 6:52 a.m. 8:19 p.m. 6:53 a.m. 8:18 p.m. 5:31 p.m. 3:25 a.m.Aug 10 Aug 17 Aug 25 Sept 2 Full Last New First Quarter Quarter Sunrise today Sunset today Sunrise tom. Sunset tom. Moonrise today Moonset today Moonrise tom. Moonset tom. Record high Record low Normal month-to-date Normal year-to-date THU94 70 FRI90 70 SAT92 70 SUN90 70 MON92 70WEATHER BY-THE-DAY 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed 91 91 93 92 89 92 91 66 72 69 74 74 72 72Actual high Actual low Average high Average low REGIONAL FORECAST MAP for Thursday, Aug. 7 Thursday's highs/Thursday night's low 9 Very High mins to burn 15Slight chance of storms Chance of storms Chance of storms Chance of storms Slight chance of storms 4:27 a.m.HI LO HI LO HI LO HI LO HI LO34.75" 6:27 p.m.Forecasts, data and graphics WSI Girlfriend of slain UF student testifies at trialGAINESVILLEAt times fighting through tears, the former girlfriend of a slain University of Florida student said her boyfriend expressed concerns before meeting up with her ex, who is on trial for killing him. Erika Friman testified Wednesday in the murder trial of Pedro Bravo, who prosecutors say strangled Christian Aguilar to death in September 2012 because of his obsession with Friman. Friman says she was shocked when Bravo moved to Gainesville from Miami and lied to him about dating Aguilar so she didnt push him over the edge. Later she helped coordinate a meeting between the two men, so Aguilar could help Bravo work through depression. Friman and Aguilar had plans later that night for dinner, but he never showed. Bravo is charged with first-degree murder, kidnapping and other charges.Fla. attorney wins again in dispute with Scott TALLAHASSEE A Tallahassee attorney keeps winning his legal battle with Gov. Rick Scott and the state over a disputed piece of land near the governors mansion. Circuit Judge John Cooper on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit that Scott and members of the Cabinet filed against Steven Andrews over the land. He also affirmed earlier rulings that backed Andrews. Andrews wants to buy the land since his law office is located on it. But the Scott administration wants the land as part of a plan to turn into a museum the adjacent historic home of former Gov. LeRoy Collins. Andrews contends state officials were not interested in the property until Scott found out that he was involved. The state alleged Andrews interfered with the states plan to purchase the property.White House: premiums will fall for many in Fla. FORT LAUDERDALE The Obama administration says the majority of Floridians who purchased health plans through the Affordable Care Act will actually see their out-of-pocket costs decrease, especially in big cities such as Miami and Orlando. Thats the opposite of what state officials said earlier this week. Tasha Bradley, a spokeswoman for the federal Department of Health and Human Services, told The Associated Press that 75 percent of Floridians live in areas where the second-lowest silver premium will actually decline. Their analysis shows the cost of that silver plan will decrease by 6 percent in Miami, 12 percent in Orlando, and 17 percent in West Palm Beach. Scripture of the Day One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesnt pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself Lucille Ball, Ameican actress Consider how I love your precepts! Give me life according to your steadfast love. The sum of your word is truth, and every one of your righteous rules endures forever. Psalm 119:159-160 See an error? Thought for Today The Lake City Reporter accepts photographs and caption information to run at the discretion of the editor. If you would like to see your organization in the newspaper, send the picture and information to associate editor Emily Lawson at Submissions The Lake City Reporter corrects errors of fact in news items. If you have a concern, question, or suggestion, please call the editor. Corrections and clarifications will run in this space. Thanks for reading. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterPlaying on the swings and slidesKristy Albritton goes down a slide with her daughter, Payton, 3, while playing at Alligator Lake Park on Wednesday. She loves playing here. She is always asking to go to the park, Albritton said. Her favorite things are the swings and the slides. Winning Lottery Numbers Cash 3: (Wednesday) 0-2-5 Play 4: (Wednesday) 4-1-5-4 Fantasy 5: (Tuesday) 2-25-30-34-35 Associated Press HOW TO REACH USMain number ........ (386) 752-1293 Fax number .............. 752-9400 Circulation ............... 755-5445 Online ... www lakecityreporter com The Lake City Reporter, an affiliate of Community Newspapers Inc., is published Tuesday through Friday and Sunday at 180 E. Duval St., Lake City, Fla. 32055. Periodical postage paid at Lake City, Fla. Member Audit Bureau of Circulation and The Associated Press. 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Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL & STATE THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014 3A ATTN: EILEEN BENNETT LAKE CITY REPORTERRuns: Thursday, August 7, 2014 It’s almost football time! To mark the occasion, we’re offering great rates, terms and exibility on these certicates of deposit: r n r n r r r OFFER SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. 1. Annual Percentage Yield (APY) eective August 1, 2014 and is subject to change or end without notice. APY assumes interest remains on deposit until maturity. $25,000 minimum deposit required. Penalty for early certicate withdrawal, which may reduce earnings. Contact an employee for further information about applicable fees and terms. 2. During your CD term, if we oer a higher rate for the same term and amount as your new CD, you may increase your rate one time. Only available on 15 and 25 month term CDs; oer not available on 60 month term. 3 Deposits are insured by the National Credit Union Administration, a U.S. Government Agency, up to $250,000, and privately up to $250,000 by Excess Share Insurance, a subsidiary of American Share Insurance, the nation’s largest private deposit insurer for credit unions. This is the highest combination of federal and private insurance available, up to $500,000. 4. 60 month CD not eligible for rate increase during the term. 5.Credit approval and initial $5 deposit required. Mention this ad and we’ll waive the $15 membership fee. This credit union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration. r r r campuscu.comMembership is open to anyone in Alachua, Columbia and Suwannee counties!5 Call 754-9088 and press 5 Visit us at 1658 W U.S. Highway 90 Increase your rate once during CD term2Deposits insured up to at least $500,0003 By MEGAN In running for re-election in County Commission District 2, Rusty DePratter said his primary goal is to attract business that will bring prosperity to the county. DePratter said he believes creation of the North Florida Intermodal Park, a verbal agree ment with Jaxport for foreign trade and the pending agreement with the U.S. Forest Service to acquire land access to construct a rail spur to the NFIP, have brought a wealth of opportunity to the county, which he hopes to make use of. “The halo effect of having a business locate in this catalyst site would be to act as a springboard to attract additional businesses, thereby compound ing the economic benefits for Columbia County,” he said. DePratter said that although he has concerns outside local con trol, he is optimistic that the coun ty will succeed in its economic endeavors. “Columbia County has demon strated its ability to sustain and grow even through difficult eco nomic conditions,” he said. “Still, it is important that we recognize the need to remain vigilant and dedicated to promoting economic development which leads to job creation.” He said the uncertainty of the federal government, such as with unfunded mandates, will make it challenging to provide necessary and essential services, putting strain on the state government. DePratter said the financial growth of the county is dependent on the continuation of the devel opment of infrastructure, which he believes will incentivize both businesses and families to locate in the county. Along with being a successful business owner who has pur sued a variety of entrepreneurial business ventures in Columbia County, DePratter said he is hon ored and proud to have served the county in 2010. “The voters placed a trust in my ability to represent them, and I believe that the success ful operation of local businesses contributed to their confidence in my abilities,” DePratter said. “I am committed to continuing this same representation for a second term.” Rusty DePratter: County Commission Dist. 2 DePratter By MEGAN Marc Kazmierski said his goal this year is to let the concerns of County Commission District 2 be heard. “Many in the district have con cerns that their problems fall on deaf ears, that minds are made up prior to meetings,” he said. “I want to open things up for a little bit better discussion, actually return a phone call.” Kazmierski said he wants to take care of Columbia County citizens by put ting a little more accountability and transparency into the county board. He said he wants to entertain general problems and concerns at board meetings with out restricting public comment. “When something is happening in the district, it is not my opinion that matters, it is the people of Columbia County,” he said. “It’s all about getting out there and speaking to the public and getting them what they want.” Kazmierski said he knows that the status quo is often hard to over come. Someone who comes in with new thoughts and ideas is general ly met with resistance, he said. He said he plans to trump that resistance by letting constituents do the talking by employing pub lic conversation. “My job is taking care of people all day every day,” said Kazmierski, a flight nurse for ShandsCair at UF Health. “My schedule affords me to be available to the public, and I want to use that time to have open conversations that aren’t behind closed doors.” His said his main concern is making sure the county’s connec tion with Jaxport stays intact. He said he hopes to see Lake City become a place of distribution that will offer jobs to the public. “It won’t just stop with Columbia County,” he said. “There will be so many jobs, people from neighbor ing counties will benefit, too.” Marc Kazmierski: County Commission Dist. 2 Kazmierski From staff reports The Lake City Police Department will be con ducting DUI/Safety check points within the city limits on Friday, August 8, 2014. These will be conducted randomly at the locations shown below between 8:00 PM and 2:00 am. Checkpoint locations: 1. SW Bascom Norris at SW Marvin Burnett Road2. US-90 West at 1400 block of US-90 West3. NE Washington Street at NE Hilton Avenue4. S. Marion Street at SW St. Margarets Avenue Florida drivers are reminded they are required by law to be to present either a physical or a dig ital copy of their current driver’s license, vehicle insurance and a DHSMV registration in their vehicle when engaged in driving on any public road in the state. DUI checksset forFriday By GARY FINEOUTAssociated Press TALLAHASSEE — Florida leg islators are returning to the state Capitol for a nine-day session that kicks off today with a simple goal: Redraw the state’s 27 con gressional districts with as few changes as possible. The final product adopted by legislators will likely include tar geted fixes to the boundaries of those two districts and some changes to adjoining districts. It is improbable they would make widespread changes such as one proposal that calls for shifting Brown’s district from central Florida to north Florida. “It seems to me what the Legislature ought to do is take the judge’s ruling seriously and literally and resolve the prob lems associated with the two dis tricts that he found to be invalid and try to minimize any unin tended chaos,” Senate President Don Gaetz said Wednesday. “I don’t think we should look for an excuse to set off a chain of dom inoes that will cause more confu sion or chaos than is necessary.” Senate Democratic Leader Chris Smith said it’s clear that GOP lead ers are willing to draw a new map now to avoid the chance that other districts could be declared uncon stitutional if a court fight lingered. “I think the Republicans got the map they pretty much wanted,” said Smith, D-Fort Lauderdale. “They figure they can do some these little changes and stave off more changes.” Once legislators adopt a new map it won’t necessarily end the legal battles. The groups that filed the lawsuit wanted Lewis to draw up a new map and argued unsuc cessfully legislators couldn’t be trusted to draw up valid maps. One of their attorneys earlier this week said “it remains to be seen whether they will produce maps that comply with the constitution.” Legislative leaders also remain firmly opposed to holding a spe cial election later this year with the new map. They say that the new map shouldn’t be implement ed until 2016. Lewis said he is con sidering ordering a special elec tion after November, but admits he hasn’t made up his mind yet.Legislature to keep map changes simple


T he 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s resigna-tion as president, which is Saturday, is an appropriate time to take note of how nasty and unfounded the current Republican calls for impeaching President Obama happen to be. In August 1974 when Nixon shamefully resigned, it was clear he had to be removed from office. Nixon had violated the public trust, trashed the Constitution by seeking to disobey court orders, and laid waste to the nation’s democratic institutions. He had engaged in criminal conduct, including covering up the burglary at the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C. Many high-level Nixon admin-istration officials were convicted of crimes connected to Watergate and served prison time. By contrast, there is no basis for the impeachment of Obama. He has not engaged in bribery, treason or any other high crime or misde-meanor like Nixon did back in the early 1970s. His behavior hasn’t remotely resembled Nixon’s viola-tion of the public trust. As a possible run-up to impeachment proceedings, the GOP-con-trolled House recently voted to sue Obama. This, too, makes no sense. Congressional Republicans claim he has refused to implement part of the Affordable Care Act, even though they are against Obamacare. And it was a highly partisan vote, with not a single Democrat voting in favor of the lawsuit. By contrast, back in 1974 when Richard Nixon was forced from office, it was both Republicans and Democrats who agreed that he had crossed the line and had to resign or be removed. The recently deceased Sen. Howard Baker of Tennessee was one of the Republicans who insisted on get-ting to the bottom of the scandal. And Republican stalwart Barry Goldwater eventually urged Nixon to resign once it was obvious he had broken the law. The country has been down the partisan impeachment road before when Republicans unsuccessfully tried to oust President Clinton for his personal transgressions. That was a terrible waste of time and resources. Seeking to impeach Obama would be an even bigger one. OPINION Thursday, August 7, 2014 4A Lake City Reporter Serving Columbia County Since 1874 The Lake City Reporter is published with pride for residents of Columbia and surrounding coun-ties by Community Newspapers Inc. We believe strong newspapers build strong communities — “Newspapers get things done!” Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to truth, integrity and hard work. Todd Wilson, Publisher Robert Bridges, Editor Emily Lawson, Associate Editor Sue Brannon, Controller Dink NeSmith, President Tom Wood, Chairman ANOTHER VIEW LETTERS POLICY Letters to the Editor should be typed or neatly written and double spaced. Letters should not exceed 400 words and will be edited for length and libel. Letters must be signed and include the writer’s name, address and telephone number for verification. Writers can have two letters per month published. Letters and guest columns are the opinion of the writers and not necessarily that of the Lake City Reporter BY MAIL: Letters, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, FL 32056; or drop off at 180 E. Duval St. downtown. BY FAX: (386) 752-9400. BY EMAIL: E dward Snowden threw quite a wrench into the schemes of America’s cloak-and-dagger corps. The spies still aren’t accustomed to the new reality. They can’t get away with fooling the public like they did in the good old days. John O. Brennan is the latest to be caught red in b oth hand and face, telling a whopper. The hot-headed CI A director blew a gasket when Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat, offered evidence in March that government snoops had been hacking into the Senate Intelligence Committee’s computers. Mr. Brennan cou ld not have been more emphatic in his denials. “The allegations of CIA hacking into Senate computers,” he told the Council on Foreign Relations, “nothing could be further from the truth. We wouldn’t do that. That’s just beyond the scope of reason.” Mr. Brennan had to say that, or he would be admitting to something illegal. Since the 1970s America’s spy agencies have been prohibited by law from monitoring the “domestic activities of U.S. persons.” Snooping on the operations of another branch of the U.S. govern-ment is an unmistakable breach of that code, so Mr. Brennan was stuck with authorship of the whopper. “When the facts come out on this,” he said, “I think a lot of people who are claiming that there has been this sort of tremendous spying and monitoring and hacking will be proved wrong.” Instead, Mr. Brennan has been proved wrong, and worse, lying about it. In a closed meeting with senators last week, the CIA’s inspector general confirmed that the agency did in fact hack into Senate computers, and even Senate Democrats aren’t amused. Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado demanded his resignation. Mrs. Feinstein is in a more forgiving mood, call-ing the forthcoming release of the inspector general’s report a “positive first step.” She suspects that chang-ing the guard won’t change the institution. Legislation is the better way to whip the spies into shape. Sen. Patrick J. Leahy of Vermont, the chairman of the Judiciary Committee, has introduced a stronger version of a bill that cleared the House in May, making it more difficult for the CIA and the NSA to vacuum telephone and email records of Americans. The bill modifies the Patriot Act to require more narrow requests for information. Such requests now go to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, a secret body that currently rub-ber-stamps 99 percent of the spying requests that come before it. Mr. Leahy would have the court appoint five privacy-minded lawyers to be devil’s advocates in pro-ceedings that are otherwise one-sided; the judge now hears only from the government. The special advocate would have access to certain classified material, includ-ing secret court decisions. For the public, the spy court would have to make at least a summary of findings available, which would pro-vide some transparency. There are still plenty of loopholes in Mr. Leahy’s bill, and it’s not hard to see where they came from “In developing this legislation,” says Mr. Leahy, “I ha ve consulted closely with the Office of the Director of N ational Intelligence, the NSA, the FBI, and the Department of Justice — and every single word of this bill was ve tted with those agencies.” That’s hardly reassuring. Nevertheless, Mr. Leahy’s imperfect bill sends a message to these agencies that they’ve exhausted the nation’s patience. They should knock it off.Restraining the spies Q Washington TimesFour decades on, lessons of Nixon worth recallingF orty years ago I sat alone in the White House briefing room wiped out mentally and physically by the nearly unrelenting pressure of two years of covering the scandal that has come to symbolize the worst and the best in America’s history. The worst because of its enormous assault on our democracy and the best because our institutions, including the press, stood up to the assault. Richard Nixon had just resigned, and I now was vowing silently never to write another word about the event which had become universally known as just “Watergate,” although it covered far more than the break-in at the Democratic National Headquarters in the office building of that name. I pretty much kept my pledge even to the extent of refusing to watch the movie “All the President’s Men” — Hollywood’s version of the drama that shook the foundation of our Constitution and based on the book by The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. The other day I heard an acquaintance allege that it was after all just a third-rate burglary undertaken by rogue political operatives with-out the president’s knowledge or implied consent. Nothing could be further from the truth. It was in fact not a burglary at all as we define the word. Nothing material was being stolen unless one counts the precious gift of privacy and the sanctity of our political system, which is a far worse theft than any-thing heretofore imagined. It was an intrusion carried out by morally and ethically challenged presidential operatives at the top of his campaign organization to glean information through eavesdropping devices installed in an earlier beak-in for the purpose of political lever-age in the 1972 presidential election as though Nixon had any actual fear of losing to a badly divided Democratic Party. In other words, for blackmail. What the “bugs” revealed from the conversations they recorded at least from the DNC desk where visiting Democrats were accom-modated on trips to Washington never has been revealed. And for good reason. In the end, of course, it became clear through Oval Office tape recordings that while Nixon may not have known of plans for the actual break-in before it took place, he did afterwards and participated in the attempted cover up of the scandal. The revelation of those now infamous tapes during the Senate’s pro-longed investigation of Watergate was the beginning of the end for Nixon. They have over the decades been endlessly perused by some of the world’s leading historians who seem to find new material each time. Two books now in circulation — one by historians Douglas Brinkley and Luke Nichter and another from a leading Watergate figure, former presidential council John Dean — mark this anniversary of the Nixon’s resignation. I was amused to see a headline over a column about the Dean book that stated “Legacy Tarnished by His Own Words.” To which one could only reply. You think? Over the 40 years since his decision that the jig was up and resig-nation was the only escape from impeachment and probable convic-tion by the Senate there has been some rehabilitation based on both his undisputed brilliance as a politi-cal analyst and his breakthrough with China, among other things. But it is the words on those tapes he once confided he should have burned that in the end haunt his image. Whether destroying the tapes was even possible considering they were under the control of the Technical Services Division of the Secret Service without creat-ing even more loss of credibility is problematic. The disclosure came from White House aide Alexander Butterfield during a pre-appearance interrogation by Republican Senate Investigator Don Sanders. Sanders once confided to me and a colleague Jim Squires of the Chicago Tribune that he believed that Butterfield was anxious to reveal their existence. This, of course, has generated considerable speculation about Butterfield’s motivations. In the end, it was the official investigatory agencies including the FBI and the CIA and the Senate committee leaking to an unswerv-ing band of reporters, of which I was proud to have been one, that nailed shut the lid on the Nixon presidency. It was a tragic conclu-sion to what could have been a brilliant legacy, was destroyed by a White House culture of paranoia and moral decay. What was gained for a time at least was a new aware-ness of what we almost lost. Nixon resignation anniversary shows contrast with Obama Q McClatchey-Tribune News Service Dan K. Thomasson Q Dan Thomasson is an op-ed columnist for McClatchy-Tribune and a for-mer vice president of Scripps Howard Newspapers. Readers may send him email at:


Aug. 7Homeschool Book SaleA used Homeschool curriculum/book sale will be held Thursday, Aug. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Covenant Community School, 2019 SW Main Blvd. If you are interested in selling books during this event, please contact Cindy at 386-961-8130 to reserve space. You will need to bring your own table(s) for set-up.Aug. 8Smart DriverThe NEW AARP Smart Driver Course will be held on August 8 at 9 a.m. at Lake City Medical Center, 340 NW Commerce Dr. Refresh your driving skills and know the new rules of the road. Learn researchbased driving strategies to help you stay safe behind the wheel. There are no tests to pass. Register at 386-719-9371.Aug. 9Candidate ForumIt's About My Efforts, Inc. will host another candidates forum on 107.9 Aug. 9 beginning at 10:30 a.m. There will be a meet and greet with the candidates in the radio station reception area following the forum at 12:30. The station is located at 463 N. Marion Street.Smokey's BirthdayForest Rangers of the Suwannee Forestry Center will host a 70th birthday party for Smokey Bear at the Lake City Mall, 2469 W US Highway 90, on Aug. 9 from 12-2 p.m. The Columbia County Forestry Queens will also be present.Mystery at the LibraryThe Columbia County Public Library is hosting an after-hours Library Mystery on Saturday, August 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library, 308 NW Columbia Ave. Participants will work in teams, following a string of clues, to solve the mystery of who committed the crime. The event is for adults only, and registration is limited. Preregistration is required. Please call Katrina at 7581018 to reserve your spot. If you would like to create your own team, gather up to 5 people and register as a team. Individuals or groups of less than 5 who register will be put with others to make a team. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and is free and open to the public.Christian SinglesA Christian Singles group is forming and looking to meet every other week. There will be a cookout Saturday, Aug. 9 at 6 p.m. at Faith in Christ Church, 282 SW Magical Terrace. Call or text Tony at 386-623-5210 or Dani at 386-288-0961 for more.Aug. 11Cancer SupportThe Women's Cancer Support Group of Lake City will meet at Baya Pharmacy East, 780 SE Baya Drive from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, August 11. Guests are always welcome. Information at 386-7524198 or 386-755-0522.Aug. 12Medicare SeminarThe LifeStyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Ct., is sponsoring a free educational Medicare Seminar on Tuesday, Aug. 12 from 5-6 p.m. Irv Crowetz will moderate the seminar. Subjects covered will be: What you need to know; when to enroll; what is covered; and is a supplement needed. RSVP to 386-755-3476 x 107. SVTA MeetingSuwannee Valley Transit Authority will meet Tuesday, Aug. 12 at 6 p.m. at its headquarters, 1907 SW Volyes St., Live Oak. The public is invited to attend.Homeless CoalitionThe monthly meeting of the Homeless Services Network of Suwannee Valley will be Tuesday, August 12 at 3:30 p.m. at the Columbia County Public Library West Branch, 435 NW Hall of Fame Drive. The Homeless Services Network of Suwannee Valley serves Columbia and surrounding areas. For further information contact Jennifer Lee at 386-7525604 x 107.Aug. 13Lake City Newcomers Lake City Newcomers will have their regular luncheon meeting Wednesday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. at Eastside Village, 164 SE Pearl Terrace. The program will be the annual bingo game. For additional info please call Joan Wilson 755-9897. Aug. 14Retirement SeminarThe LifeStyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Ct., will host a Retirement Seminar reviewing when to retire, social security, pension/ IRA income, Medicare, and other insurance needs. Moderators will be Sidney Thompson and Irv Crowetz. The seminar will be held Aug. 14 from 5:307:30 p.m. Seating is limited to RSVP to 755-3476.Early LearningThe Early Learning Coalition of Florida's Gateway Inc. will have an executive/finance committee meeting Thursday, Aug. 14 at 1:30 p.m. at 1104 SW Main Blvd. Call Stacey DePratter at 386-752-9770 for more.Aug. 15Hawaiian DinnerThe American Legion Auxiliary Unit 57, 2602 SW Main Blvd., will host its Annual Hawaiian Dinner for members and guests on August 15 from 5:30-7 p.m. A pulled-pork dinner will be served for a $10 donation. For more information about this event please call 1-386-755-3814 or 1-386397-6966. Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER COMMUNITY THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014 5A Dave Hart Mr. Dave Hart, 73, resident of Fort White Community for nineteen years; passed to meet his Lord on Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Green Cove Springs Kindred Hospital, from an extended illness. He was born in Sturgis, MI on July 28, 1940 to the late Howard and Sarah Oswalt Hart. Also, preceded him in death were four brothers: Jim, George, William and baby Roger and three sisters: Ardith Hamilton, Ann Vanover and baby Arlene. He has two surviving sisters: Ardetta Hart, Mattawan, MI and Audrey Thomas, Texarkana, TX. Dave and his surviving wife of 49 years, Mrs. Cheryl (Cheri) Golden Hart had lived a life like a rolling stone, moving around often to see the USA and following jobs. He was in construction and the truck driving profession. Mr. Hart loved people; he was a fun loving-daredevil, and a hard worker, He didnt have any children, but he had plenty of nieces and nephews. There will be a Celebra tion Gathering on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 11:00 am at Tustenuggee First United Methodist Church in the Fort White area between 27 and 441 highways at the end of Tustenuggee Rd. In lieu of donations to the Heart or Kidney Foundations in his name. 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Call 386-758-4800 for more.Sea CadetsThe U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps is an exciting after school leadership program for boys and girls from fifth to twelfth grade. Students may explore future career fields while developing confidence, teamwork, fitness, and self-discipline. An informational meeting to learn more or sign up will be held Saturday, August 23, at 10 a.m. at the Richardson Middle School cafeteria in Lake City. See www. for details.Soil testingColumbia County Master Gardeners will do free soil pH testing each Wednesday at the Columbia County Extension Offices new location, 971 W. Duval St. (U.S. 90), Suite 170. Drop off soil samples at the office any week day during business hours. Also, please gather any pots you are not using and bring them in on Sept. 3 or 4 for the Pot Recycle. For more information, call 752-5384. CPAAA FundraiserThe Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association is hosting a garage sale fundraiser Sept. 5-6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Columbia County Fairgrounds Flea Market, 438 Florida 247. Proceeds from the fundraiser will help purchase safety equipment for Lake City Police Departments K-9 unit and officers. Please drop off items for donation (excluding clothing) at the vacant parking lot across from LCPD, 225 NW Main Blvd, Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Folk in the SpringsOn Sunday, Sept. 21 Folk music will take over High Springs as A different Folk artist will be performing at a different location throughout downtown High Springs. This is to highlight the artists and specific locations within walking distance of Main Street. There will be seven artists in six locations. Kicking off the show is Elaine Mahon, a Folk artist from Gainesville, with her award-winning CD Rise. Other artists are: Alan Height, Dayrl Brewer, Don Austin, Sno Rogers, H.R. Gertner and Brian Smalley. Come visit places you may have never seen, such as the Secret Garden and the High Springs Museum. The headliner is Brian Smalley, winner of the 2013 Florida Folk Album of the Year. A grand finale will be at the Great Outdoors starting at 6 p.m.ANNOUNCEMENTSWellborn ChurchThe Wellborn Church of God, 3330 US Hwy 90, will host a Vacation Bible School on the following Wednesday, Aug. 13 from 7-9 p.m. Adults and children are invited. Call Pastor Cobb at 386-623-1348 for more.First BaptistFirst Baptist Church of White Springs, 16401 Camp Ave., will host a Vacation Bible School with the theme "Son World, Adventure Park." VBS is today through August 8 from 6-8:30 p.m. People of all ages are invited. Call Pastor Brandon Witt at 386-365-8928.Bread of LifeBread of Life Ministry, 898 SW Deputy Jeff Davis Lane, will offer a Vacation Bible School for children three years old through adulthood on Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. The theme is "SonTreasure Island: Where Kids Discover God's Love." Meals will be provided and transportation is available. Call 386-628-1187 for more.Last week of summer Vacation Bible SchoolFrom staff reports


6A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 he said. Porter said a big contributor to the problem is fertilizer runoff from nearby yards, which is caus ing the growth of excess organic material. She explained that as this builds up, it sinks into the lake, cre ating more silt at the bottom. “Everything around the lake is upwards, so everything is flowing down into it,” she said. “We need to do some education in general so people understand that all of our lakes are connected — they all flow into the Ichetucknee.” Gwen Lake flows through a spillway into Lake Harper, which then travels to Lake Harris, so the pollution and silt could be affect ing other areas if not promptly addressed. “One possibility we discussed was dropping the level of the lake to dredge out the silt, but that may not fix the problem for the long term, because there could be more deposit under the water surface,” Porter said. She said that grants have been offered by SRWMD, as well as a technical grant by the wildlife com mission. “It is all a matter of sitting down and seeing what those grants can do for us so we can discuss how much the project will cost the city,” Porter said. This facility, along with many others proposed for the area, could bring hundreds of jobs to county residents, which would create econom ic gains for the area. At the meeting, Hunter said his main goal for this year is to propel economic growth by getting people to work togeth er, whether it be local builders and businesses or the city and county themselves.Jobs drive everything“We are going to change the way we do business in the retail and manufacturing industry,” he said. “We have to work together in our com munity to make things hap pen because everyone has something this county needs to see.” Hunter said he plans to put efforts toward getting the city and county to work together in terms of utility work to give industries incen tive to move to the area. “We have a very unique situation in which two gov ernments overlap,” he said. “When industry comes in, the county is very limited in utilities, so the city has to be the provider.” He said that the city and county must work out agree ments together so that future agreements can be made with incoming business prospects. Everyone has to be on the same page to ensure a posi tive outcome, Hunter said. “We have to work hard to make the best decisions for our constituents,” he said. “We don’t want to counter act positive things and lose industry because every thing we do, every decision we make, is driven by jobs.”Target coming?Hunter spoke about an aviation-related company to come to town, which would employ about 250 new work ers. “It will be necessary for high schools and colleges in the area to put together acad-emy programs so that work ers will be available for hire in these positions,” Hunter said. In response to a question at the meeting, he also said there is the possibility of a Target retail store coming to the area. “I have not met with any one above the local level, but a lot of people are pushing for that, and we will continue to push for that, because it’s a popular store,” Hunter said. He said there has been talk between the county and the corporation, and the store will be built eventually, but only when the retailer is ready. Hunter said the depart ment also plans to help Monsta Clothing Co., a work-out clothing business that is opening a new store on State Road 47. The company exports to nearly 40 coun tries and is continuing to grow, he said. Hunter did not specify what kind of assistance might be offered the company. He said that the problem with further developing State Road 47 is that there is no water system, as it is outside city limits. However, he did say it is something he would like to see in the future to alleviate some of the crowd ing on US Highway 90.Working together“Instead of saying things look good as they are, we need to do something about them by getting the city and county together,” he said in an interview after the meet ing. Hunter, who was installed as economic development director in May, said that he knows it is going to be dif ficult getting the two gov ernments to agree in certain situations, but he is ready for it because he believes it is the only way things can get done in Columbia County. “Jobs are the start to get ting things done in Lake City. They will get us where we need to be,” Hunter said. “But the creation of jobs can’t happen without the efforts of everyone. We have to work together.” JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterMichael Newton (right), 16, watches as his friend William Blalock, 1 5, retrieves his basketball from the algae bloom infested Gwen Lake on Wednesday. ‘I fished in this lake, but since it has gotten algae in it you c an’t catch catfish in it like you used to,’ Blalock said. GWEN LAKEContinued From 1A ECONOMICContinued From 1Astudents could take as many as they wanted. A dozen high school students in the district graduated with their associate degrees in May, and most expect it to be even fewer under the new policy. To earn an associate’s degree, stu dents need 60 credit hours. Most dual enrollment courses are three credits each, so if students begin taking dual enrollment classes their second semes ter of their sophomore year and take three courses a semester, they’ll have 45 college credits. Students who qualify for dual enroll ment can also take an unlimited number of courses in the summer, so they could potentially earn an additional 15 credits over the summer to get the 60 credits required for an associate’s degree. But it’s unlikely many students can — or will — do that.‘Disheartened’ by change“These restrictions will definitely make it more challenging on our students in Columbia County. While students can technically still take classes during the summer, this could be made difficult as many students work summer jobs. Because of this, we will likely see a lower number of students graduate from Florida Gateway College while still enrolled in high school,” FGC public information coordinator Troy Roberts said in a pre pared statement. “We are disheartened to see that our students in Columbia County, in the future, may not be given the same oppor tunity as their peers in our surrounding counties. At Florida Gateway College, we strive to provide the best educational opportunities to the students in our dis trict. We believe that our state-mandated Dual Enrollment program is part of this. It is also our belief that any student who is capable of and has the ability of perform ing at the college level should be given that chance.” ‘More in line with the state’Superintendent Terry Huddleston said the policy change was made in part to put Columbia County’s dual enrollment policy more in line with other counties’ policies. Some counties in the state have even stricter dual enrollment policies than Columbia’s new one, McElhaney said, citing the limit of 10 classes for dual-en rolled students in Clay, Putnam and St. Johns counties. “It just got to where we had to be more in line with the state,” Huddleston said. However, of the five counties that offer dual enrollment through FGC, Columbia County is the only one to restrict how many courses students can take, Roberts said. Dual enrollment is also costly to the district. Due to a state law that took effect in 2013, the district now has to bear the cost of dual-enrolled students’ tuition and textbooks. Under a compromise FGC and the district reached in October 2013, the district pays 65 percent of the normal cost per credit hour and 75 percent of the normal cost of books for its students. Still, one three-credit class, including textbooks and access codes, which are required for many FGC classes, costs the district about $1,000, Huddleston said. Prior to that, the college covered the cost of tuition and textbooks for students in dual enrollment.Money, grades also factorsAlso, beginning this school year, dual enrollment affects how much money the district gets from the Florida Department of Education. The district gets a certain amount of money for each of its students. Previously, the district got the same amount of money for each of its students regardless of whether they were in the dual enrollment pro gram. Under the new policy, the district only gets the full amount of money for each student if all of the student’s cours es are being taken at a county high school. Since high school students take seven classes, if a student is only taking four classes at the high school, the dis trict only receives 4/7 of the money it would have for each student. Huddleston said another reason for the policy changes is that many of the students in the dual enrollment program were not doing well in their classes at the college. To hold students accountable for poor grades, the policy has been changed so that if students receive a D+ or lower in a dual enrollment class, they can’t partici pate in dual enrollment the next semester, McElhaney said. After one semester not in those classes, students can then con tinue taking courses at FGC. Before this policy change was made, there was no punishment for getting a D or F. Forty-four of Columbia High’s 168 stu dents who took classes at the college during the first semester of the 2013-14 year recieved a D or an F in at least one of their classes. Of the 159 students who took dual enrollment courses during the second semester, 46 got a D or an F in one or more of their courses. Fifteen of Fort White’s 59 students in dual enrollment during the fall received a D or F. During the spring semester, 19 of the school’s 67 dual enrolled students got a D or an F. McElhaney said she believes the new policy will motivate students to do better in their classes. “Usually, once you set a standard, achievement goes up,” she said. Diplomas are top priorityWhile the district does want students to earn college credit, its primary con cern is getting students their high school diplomas, and failing college classes is not helping them do that, McElhaney said. Students’ grades in their dual enrollment classes don’t just affect their high school GPAs; those also factor into their college GPAs after high school, she said. Huddleston said it’s financially irre sponsible to pay for students to take class es that they fail. The district pays dual-en rolled students’ tuition and textbook bills. “We can’t pay for students who get D’s and F’s,” McElhaney said. “If you’re going to take dual enrollment, you need to be ready for it.” This policy will be voted on by the school board on Tuesday. ENROLLMENTContinued From 1A study, but were told by Susan P. Schoettle-Gumm, the council’s special assessment legal counsel, they were running the risk of missing deadlines for sending notifi cations to the public. Council members indicates they plan to have a mini-fire assessment study done next year to revis it the issue. Nick Patel, owner and operator of sev eral local hotels, was one of three people who voiced concerns about the proposed rates. He gave documentation to council members that indicated not all the data used in the study was being considered equally in tabulating the proposed fire assessment rate. However, after the council’s decision, he said he understood the time constraints the council was fac ing. “I think the hotel industry presented a case and I believe it was a valid case,” he said after the meet ing. “There was some eagerness from the council members to revisit the data and recalculate the data, but unfortunately the timing offered to them by Tindale and Oliver was not sufficient, but I could see that they wanted to recalculate the num bers by removing insufficient data which has been included in the study.” He said he will still be impacted by the 57 percent increase. “It’s better than we had before,” Patel said, noting the initial 71 percent fire assess ment rate increase proposed in the study would have been a financial burden for hotel owners. “At the end of the day the council has made a decision and we’ll have to live with it for one more year and hopeful ly we can revisit this next year. It is going to be OK for us, but for smaller hotels I think it’s going to be really painful.” FIRE RATEContinued From 1A ‘At the end of the day the council has made a decision and we’ll have to live with it for one more year.’— Nick Patel, hotel owner Bonus, pay hike proposal is questioned at city workshop By TONY City officials unveiled the city’s proposed $53.4 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which included a three percent one-time bonus for most city employees. However, salary increases for some employees did not pass mus ter with council members at the Wednesday afternoon workshop. Wendell Johnson, city manag er, proposed salary increases for Assistant City Manager Grayson Cason, Utilities Director Steve Roberts and Finance Director Donna Duncan. The budget included a proposed salary increase of more than $7,000 for Cason, about a $7,000 increase for Roberts and about a $5,000 increase for Duncan. Councilman Zack Paulk ques tioned the $7,700 salary increased proposed for Cason. “I feel we need to come up with some pay structure that needs to be built into the position,” he said, noting he believed the salary increases for the three should be gradually implemented. “I’m offended, Mr. Paulk, that you’re judging my abilities,” Johnson said, noting giving pay increases is within the scope of his duties. Johnson noted that none of the three asked for pay increases. “I’m not saying any of them are not deserving. I would just like to have the justification for it,” added city council member Eugene Jefferson. “I’m not saying any of them aren’t great employees.” Mayor Stephen Witt defused the situation and said the issue could be revisited at a 4 p.m. budget today. “It doesn’t have to be all or noth ing,” he said, asking council mem bers to review the numbers and “sleep on it.” Councilman George Ward ques tioned why the proposal was for permanent raises for two or three people and a one-time bonus for the others. He noted that the pro posed raises for Cason, Roberts and Duncan equated to more than three percent. The 2014-15 fiscal budget, $53,420,372, is an increase of more than $4 million from the city’s adjusted $48,529,674 budget approved for 2014. Johnson said the budget pro cess was initiated this year with a number of general manage ment goals such as: Provide for operational and capital needs, no increase in property tax, contin uation of an affordable employ ee health insurance program, no unfunded pension liability and provide a cost of living increase or stipend for full-time employ ees.


Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014 7A Y our savings federally insured to at least $250,00 0 and backed by the full f aith and credit of the United States Government National Credit Union Administration, a U.S. Government Agenc yNCUAFree Checking with NickelBack Auto Loans Mortgages Visa Credit Cards Membership is open to everyone who lives, works, worships, attends school or regularly conducts business in Alachua, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist or Levy Lake City Branches 1605 West US Hwy, 904 386-755-4097 619 Marion Ave. (inside VA hospital), 386-752-7894 From staff reportsChrist Central Community Outreach will host its 16th annual Operation Backpack on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event has outgrown its previous spot at the Columbia County Fairgrounds and will this year be held at Christ Central, 359 SW Dyal Ave. They will again be offering Jansports backpacks to the first 300 participants. If you received a backpack in previous years, you will not be able to get one this year as the backpacks come with a lifetime warranty. You are, however, still eligible to receive the school supplies. If your backpack is in disrepair, business cards will be available with information regarding the number to call to receive a free replacement backpack. CCSO will be on site for school-related finger printing. The Columbia County School District will also be there to provide school bus stop information for students for the upcoming school year. A pharmacist from North Florida Pharmacy will offer vitamin cards for students to receive free monthly vitamins throughout the school year. Christ Central will also offer free of charge: school haircuts, physicals, vision exams, immunizations, and more. These are available to an unlimited number of participants. A hot dog meal will be provided after participants are done collecting services. Parents must be present with children.CHS ReunionThe CHS Class of 1984 will hold its 30th High School Reunion on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 6-11 p.m. at the Columbia County Fairgrounds Banquet Hall. Cost is $40 per person. Start the weekend early with a meet & greet at Gators Dockside, Friday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. Make payments to www. or visit the Facebook page CHS Class of 1984 30th Reunion. You may also call Kelli K. Ronsonet at 386-397-9482. CHS ReunionThe CHS Class of 1974 will hold its 40th Class Reunion on August 15 and 16. Friday, August 15 will consist of an informal get-together at Gator Dockside at 7 p.m. Saturday, August 16 will be the reunion at Quail Heights Country Club. Social hour will begin at 7 p.m.; a DJ will perform from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. The cash bar will be available all night along with hor doeuvres. Cost is $25 per person or $50 per couple. Contact Tonia Edenfield at 386-9616328 with questions.CHS Class of '72The CHS Class of 1972 will have a 60th birthday party on Saturday, Aug. 16 from 5:30-11 p.m. at the LifeStyle Enrichment Center, 628 SE Allison Court. Cost is $20 per person. Price includes barbecue dinner. Checks payable to Class of 1972, 81 SE Anastasia Street, Lake City. Call Charles Tannachion at 386-7523621 or Kent Harriss at 386-365-7086 with questions. Information and a registration form can be found on the CHS Class of 1972 Facebook page.SHS ReunionThe SHS Class of 1984 will hold its 30th Class Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 25 starting at 6:30 p.m. at The Brown Lantern, 417 E. Howard St., Live Oak. Dress is casual. Cost is $40 per person and includes buffet of fried/boiled shrimp, chicken wings, chicken strips, veggies, salad bar, etc. Tea, Coke products, and keg beer will be served all night. A cash bar will be available at a discounted price for wine and bottled beer. Entertainment is provided by DJ Kickin' Kevin Thomas. RSVP to by Aug. 15. Payment must be received by Sept. 15. Make check/money order payable to Class of 1984 and send to Class of 1984 Sue Swann Ratliff P.O. Box 120 McAlpin, FL 32062. The Holiday Inn Express is offering a lodging discount: $112.57 per night with a minimum of 10 rooms reserved. Reservation deadline is Oct. 6. There will be reserved seating at the Friday, Oct. 24 Homecoming Football Game at a cost of $6 per ticket. The ticket price must be included in total amount remitted with reunion ticket purchase. Indicate how many tickets are needed when you RSVP. Questions? Email shs1984reunion@gmail. com.Area class reunions, gatherings coming up Columbia High Class of to meet Fri., Sat. Back-to-school program next weekendCHRIST CENTRAL COMMUNITY OUTREACH 300 backpacks to be given away at 16th annual event. FILEChris Dubrule (left), watches her daughter, Lisa, restock a box of erasers in preparation for Christ Centrals Operation Backpack last year. COURTESYYoung Artists of the Month of AugustRichardson Middle Schools Young Artists of the Month for August are (front row, from left) sixth grader Emily Lamoreaux, eighth grader Taylor Alford, seventh grader Hope Giamarino, seventh grader Billy Ward, (back row, from left) eighth grader Michael Gaylord, sixth grader Jordan Thoreson, RMS Art Teacher Gwen Gill. The Young Artist of the Month program is a business partnership activity between the Columbia County School System and Sunstate Federal Credit Union, Mix 94.3, Lake City Advertiser and Pizza Boy Pizza.From staff reportsEarly Voting for the 2014 Primary Election begins August 16 and ends August 23. Voting hours will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Two Early Voting locations will be available for all registered voters of Columbia County. Vote at Supervisor of Elections Office, 971 W Duval St. Suite 102, or Fort White Community Center, 17579 SW State Road 47. Call the office of Supervisor of Election Liz Horne with questions: 386-758-1026.Early voting starts Aug. 16 Two voting locations will be open for eight days. Dont forget to add the Lake City Reporter.Subscribe to our E-edition by calling 755-5445 and take the news with you anywhere.Making your back-to-school checklist? From staff reportsThe Great Suwannee River Cleanup began with an idea to clean up the Suwannee from the Georgia state line all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. Building on three successful years of clean up, last years efforts expanded to include the Suwannees tributaries. The rivers that flow into the Suwannee suffer the same fate when trash and harmful garbage accumulate on river bottoms and along riverbanks. Last year, divers scoured river bottoms as volunteers worked on the river banks to remove literally thousands of pounds of trash. Its time to do it again this year. Volunteers are needed to organize cleanups on the Suwannee, the Santa Fe, and the Ichetucknee rivers. The 2014 cleanup will occur during a three-month window from September through November along the Suwannee River and its tributaries. Businesses, civic clubs, fishing and boating groups, churches, government agencies, non-profits, chambers of commerce, and groups of friends are all encouraged to participate. Go to the event map at to determine your section based on mileposts and GPS coordinates. Then register your group, the date of your cleanup, and your river section online at Shortly after registration, your cleanup will appear on the event map. Current Problems is available to assist you as you plan your cleanup and to provide supplies (grabbers, buckets, trash bags, etc.). If you have questions or need assistance, please contact Current Problems Executive Director Fritzi Olson at 352215-7554 or e-mail her at keep the Suwannee cleanFIND YOUR SECTIONGo to to determine your section based on mile posts and GPS coordinates.Register your group and the date of your cleanup, and your section of the river at Problems will assist you in your plan to clean by providing supplies and answering questions


8A LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 New Patient Exam and Necessary X-raysDO150, DO330First-time patient Reg. $217 $29 SAVINGS OF $188 Expires August 31, 2014 ASPEN DENTAL GROUP By JEN CHASTEENUF/IFAS Columbia County 4-H Program Assistant Do you know what hydroponics is, how many different types of milk there are or what snakes eat? UF/IFAS Extension and Columbia County 4-H members answered these questions and more as they brought 4-H On-the-Go science activities to the Annie Mattox Park Summer Program at Annie Mattox Recreation Center on Tuesday. “Are these animals really real?” asked Alexis Kelly, 10, as she held a Cochin hen, a chicken of an Asian breed with feathery legs. Youth were able to catch, hold, feed and ask questions about sev eral breeds of poultry and waterfowl brought by Jen Chasteen 4-H Program Assistant and 4-H Poultry Club mem bers. The 4-Hers shared how they hatched the eggs from an incubator and about the different types of poultry and their uses. 4-H On-the-Go has brought STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities to various summer pro grams and day camps in Columbia County for the past two summers. The Annie Mattox Summer Program, which is funded by the United Way and pri vate donors, is an example of already established programs throughout the county that have benefited from extra hands-on activities and learning oppor tunities through 4-H. Derek Barber, Livestock and Natural Resources Agent, and Jenny Jump, Family and Consumer Science Agent, explained to youth how to tell the difference between a venomous and non-venomous snake. They also talked about the choices of soy, coconut and almond milk along with regular cow’s milk available at grocery stores. Antwoine Smith, 5, and Traviyania Hudson, 12, showed disgust at the mention of what snakes eat. Barber discussed with the group that a lot of snakes eat rodents and that they are part of a balanced natural food web. “They really enjoyed the science projects and being exposed to things they didn’t know before,” said Shandra Davis and Tia Richardson, directors of the Annie Mattox Park Summer Program. “We appreciated learning more about 4-H and being introduced to new things.” 4-H Agent Cindy Higgins showed youth how to grow radishes in a home made hydroponic unit made from a water bottle, Perlite (a soil-less grow ing medium) and a sponge. Sha’Teriah Richardson, 2, carefully cradled five tiny radish seeds in her hand as an older youth helped her bury them into the Perlite. “Through 4-H we expose youth, 5 to 18, to hands-on STEM, agricultural and leadership/citizenship activities and events,” explained Higgins. “We are proud that we can take 4-H programs, such as 4H On-the-Go, out into the community to reach a wider variety of youth. Everything we do they can use to help build a positive and successful future.” For more information about 4-H and UF/IFAS Extension call the exten sion office at 758-1030 or visit the Columbia County 4-H Facebook page at Columbia County 4-H, Columbia County, Florida. HANDS-ON SCIENCE at Annie Mattox Park Youth study poultry and more with 4-H On-the-Go Photos by JEN CHASTEEN/ Special to the ReporterCindy Higgins, 4-H Agent with Columbia County UF/IFAS, gives tiny rad ish seeds to Sha’Teriah Richardson, 2, and Antwoine Smith, 5, to put in their hydroponic growing contain ers during 4-H Science Day at Annie Mattox Recreation Center. 4H On -the-Go Traveling Summer Program brings STEM activities to summ er programs throughout the county. 4-H Poultry Club member Reece Chasteen, 12, shows Traviyania Hu dson, 12, a Cochin hen during the 4-H Science Day at Annie Mattox Recreation Center. Derek Barber, UF/IFAS Extension Livestock and Natural Resource Agent, shows youth the different species of snakes in Florida during the 4-H Science Day at Annie Mattox Recreation Center. ‘Are these animals really real?’ — Alexis Kelly, 10


Lake City Reporter SPORTS Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports Lake City Reporter SPORTS Thursday, August 7, 2014 Section B Story ideas?ContactTim KirbySports 1BSPORTS SensationalSummer at LISTEN TO WIN!! 20 Oz. Asst. Assorted 'NbM -%2CG? OS%?N$0## n /LVWHQWR0L[RUJRWRZZZVFDIIVFRPRUZZZQRUWKR ULGDQRZFRPIRUGHWDLOV -%-n -%-n Brand Candy Bars Regular Size -%-n Candy Bars Regular Size -%-n Assorted Bars -%-n Grab “N” Go Assorted -%-n NOT A BOGO %87$*5($7'($/ Half Gallon&KRFRODWH0LON Indians have 3 starters return from injuries. Fall preparation COURTESY PHOTOSBruiser Babes second in nationThe Bruiser Babes girls U16 3v3 soccer team competed i n the Challenge Sports 3v3 Nationals over the weekend a t ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando. The Bruiser Ba bes finished second in the nation in the U16 Gold Divis ion. In the tournament division the Fort White team had to compete in the U16 division against recreational and competitive U16 and U17 teams, as well as women’s adult teams. The championsh ip game in the U16 Gold Division was during noon Sun day against a team from Winter Park. The Bruiser Babes are Ta ylor Miller, Sarah Sweetapple, Cayla Hintz, Rilee Stoddar d and Caitlyn Frisina. By TIM KIRBYtkirby@lakecityreporter.comFORT WHITE — Fort White High football is eas-ing into the fall season at a slower rate than years past. Florida High School Athletic Association regula-tions implemented last year require five days of practice before putting on full pads. “There are no two-a-days in the first week,” Indians head coach Demetric Jackson said Wednesday morning. “You have three days with helmets only and two days with shoulder pads and helmets. There is a three-hour window for practice and then an hour and 15 minutes of walk-through. That is with no pads and no conditioning.” Jackson’s team had even more time off on Wednesday when new players were given SCAT and ImPACT testing. SCAT is Sports Concussion Assessment Tool and both are baseline testing to have a data file on each athlete to compare if a concussion is suspected during the season. “Next week you can do two-a-days, but only on alternate days,” Jackson said. “Teachers are back next week, so we probably won’t do any two-a-days. We’ll get the best we can out of one practice.” Jackson counted up 28-30 varsity players that are out for the fall. “It was a little discouraging in the summer,” Jackson said. “We had some guys who didn’t show up and that hurt us this year. Some are out of town or out of state with another parent and they can’t help that.” The number is fairly consistent for the Indians, who had 35 on their final roster in 2013 after some junior varsity players moved up to the varsity. “We are pleased with the turnout since fall started,” Jackson said. “All the guys we were counting on are here. They are looking pretty good and are ready to go.” Fort White hit an injury trifecta of sorts with the last few days. Cameron White, who was discovered to have a hairline fracture after he wrote it off in the spring as a sprained ankle, was cleared on July 25. Randall Fraddosio, who suffered a bone contusion and missed all of spring and summer, was cleared on Monday. Justin Young, who also missed spring and summer, was cleared Monday after a second surgery for a broken wrist suffered last year was successful. “You are talking about three starters,” Jackson said. “It gave the team a big boost by having them back.” Like last year when a scheduled opponent dropped football, Fort White has two open dates in 2014. Jackson is working to fill one of those dates (Sept. 27 or Oct. 10). Regardless, the kickoff classic is in place — at Dixie County High on Aug. 22 with kickoff time of 7:30 p.m. Fort White hosts Hamilton County High in the opening game of the season at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29. JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFort White High’s CJ McCoy runs the ball during practice on Wednesday.


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Premiere. ‘R’ (7:50) History of the Eagles The evolution and popularity of The Eagles. 7 Deadly SinsRay Donovan SCOREBOARD TELEVISIONTV sports Today BOXING 10 p.m. FS1 — Bantamweights, Oscar Cantu (7-0-0) vs. Joseph Rios (13-9-2); junior welterweights, KeAndrae Gibson (10-0-1) vs. Jose Hernandez (14-7-1); junior lightweights, Jerry Belmontes (19-4-0) vs. Abner Cotto (17-2-0), at Corpus Christi, Texas GOLF 1 p.m. TNT — PGA of America, PGA Championship, first round, at Louisville, Ky. 3 p.m. TGC — USGA, U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, second and third round matches, at Glen Cove, N.Y. 5 p.m. TGC — LPGA, Meijer Classic, first round, at Grand Rapids, Mich. LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL 2 p.m. ESPN — Playoffs, Great Lakes Regional semifinal, at Indianapolis 5 p.m. ESPN2 — Playoffs, Northwest Regional semifinal, at San Bernardino, Calif. 7 p.m. ESPN — Playoffs, Great Lakes Regional semifinal, at Indianapolis 9 p.m. ESPN — Playoffs, Northwest Regional semifinal, at San Bernardino, Calif. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 1 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Detroit at N.Y. Yankees or San Francisco at Milwaukee (2 p.m.) 3 p.m. WGN — Chicago Cubs at Colorado 7 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Boston at St. Louis or Baltimore at Toronto 10 p.m. WGN — Chicago White Sox at Seattle NFL FOOTBALL 7:30 p.m. NFL — Preseason, San Francisco at Baltimore 10:30 p.m. NFL — Preseason, Dallas at San Diego (joined in progress) TENNIS 1 p.m. ESPN2 — ATP World Tour, Rogers Cup, round of 16, at Toronto WNBA BASKETBALL 8 p.m. ESPN2 — Chicago at MinnesotaBASEBALLAL standings East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 64 48 .571 —Toronto 60 54 .526 5New York 58 54 .518 6 Tampa Bay 54 59 .478 10 Boston 49 63 .438 15 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 62 48 .564 — Kansas City 58 53 .523 4 Cleveland 57 56 .504 6Chicago 55 59 .482 9Minnesota 51 60 .459 11 West Division W L Pct GB Oakland 69 43 .616 — Los Angeles 67 45 .598 2 Seattle 58 54 .518 11 Houston 47 66 .416 22 Texas 44 69 .389 25 Today’s Games Detroit (Porcello 13-5) at N.Y. Yankees (Greene 2-1), 1:05 p.m. Houston (McHugh 4-9) at Philadelphia (R.Hernandez 6-8), 7:05 p.m. Baltimore (Mi.Gonzalez 5-6) at Toronto (Happ 8-5), 7:07 p.m. Cleveland (House 1-2) at Cincinnati (Bailey 8-5), 7:10 p.m. Boston (Workman 1-4) at St. Louis (Wainwright 13-6), 7:15 p.m. Kansas City (Guthrie 7-9) at Arizona (Nuno 0-2), 9:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 12-5) at L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 8-7), 10:05 p.m. Minnesota (Pino 1-3) at Oakland (Lester 11-7), 10:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Carroll 4-6) at Seattle (Elias 8-9), 10:10 p.m. Friday’s Games Tampa Bay at Chicago Cubs, 4:40 p.m.Cleveland at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m.St. Louis at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.Detroit at Toronto, 7:07 p.m.San Francisco at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m.Texas at Houston, 8:10 p.m.Boston at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m.Minnesota at Oakland, 10:05 p.m.Chicago White Sox at Seattle, 10:05 p.m.NL standings East Division W L Pct GB Washington 60 51 .541 —Atlanta 58 55 .513 3 Miami 55 57 .491 5 New York 54 59 .478 7 Philadelphia 50 63 .442 11 Central Division W L Pct GB Milwaukee 62 51 .549 —St. Louis 60 51 .541 1 Pittsburgh 59 53 .527 2 Cincinnati 57 56 .504 5 Chicago 48 63 .432 13 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 64 50 .561 — San Francisco 61 52 .540 2 San Diego 51 61 .455 12 Arizona 49 64 .434 14 Colorado 44 68 .393 19 Today’s Games N.Y. Mets (deGrom 6-5) at Washington (Zimmermann 7-5), 12:35 p.m. San Francisco (Peavy 0-2) at Milwaukee (W.Peralta 13-6), 2:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Hendricks 2-1) at Colorado (Flande 0-3), 3:10 p.m. Houston (McHugh 4-9) at Philadelphia (R.Hernandez 6-8), 7:05 p.m. Miami (Cosart 0-1) at Pittsburgh (Volquez 8-7), 7:05 p.m. Cleveland (House 1-2) at Cincinnati (Bailey 8-5), 7:10 p.m. Boston (Workman 1-4) at St. Louis (Wainwright 13-6), 7:15 p.m. Kansas City (Guthrie 7-9) at Arizona (Nuno 0-2), 9:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 12-5) at L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 8-7), 10:05 p.m. Friday’s Games Tampa Bay at Chicago Cubs, 4:40 p.m.N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.San Diego at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.St. Louis at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Miami at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.Washington at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m.San Francisco at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m.L.A. Dodgers at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m.Colorado at Arizona, 9:40 p.m.FOOTBALLNFL preseason Today Indianapolis at N.Y. Jets, 7 p.m.New England at Washington, 7:30 p.m.San Francisco at Baltimore, 7:30 p.m.Cincinnati at Kansas City, 8 p.m.Seattle at Denver, 9 p.m.Dallas at San Diego, 10 p.m. Friday Miami at Atlanta, 7 p.m.Buffalo at Carolina, 7:30 p.m.Tampa Bay at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m.Philadelphia at Chicago, 8 p.m.Oakland at Minnesota, 8 p.m.New Orleans at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Saturday Cleveland at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.Pittsburgh at N.Y. Giants, 7:30 p.m.Green Bay at Tennessee, 8 p.m.Houston at Arizona, 8:30 p.m.GOLFPGA Championship LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Facts and figures for the PGA Championship: Event: 96th PGA Championship.Dates: Today-Sunday.Site: Valhalla Golf Club.Length: 7,458 yards.Par: 35-36_71.Field: 156 players (136 tour pros, 20 club pros). Prize money: $10 million.Winner’s share: $1.8 million.Defending champion: Jason Dufner.Last year: Jason Dufner, who lost a four-shot lead with four holes to play in the 2011 PGA Championship, atoned for that collapse by closing with a 68 for a two-shot victory over Jim Furyk. Dufner all but clinched it with a wedge into 2 feet for birdie on the 16th hole. Dufner and Furyk each made bogey on the last two holes. Dufner became the sixth player to win a major with a 63, which he shot in the second round. Last big event at Valhalla: The Americans won the Ryder Cup, 16-11, in 2008. Tiger Woods did not play that year. Television: Today and Friday, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., TNT Sports. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., TNT Sports; 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. CBS Sports. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., TNT Sports; 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., CBS Sports. 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014 Page Editor: Tim Kirby, 754-0421 COURTESYModern Woodman of America donationVirginia Tiner of Modern Woodman of America presents a $5,000 check for Richardson Community Center/Annie Mattox Park North, Inc. to City Council man Zack Paulk and Columbia County Recreation Director Mario Coppock. Pres ent for the donation are Shelly Pinkham, (from left) Melinda Johnson, Paulk, Tiner and Coppock.


3BSports Page Editor: Brandon Finley, 754-0420 LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014 3B BRIEFS SEMINOLES Kickoff gathering set for Aug. 21 The Lake City Seminole Club’s 2014 Kickoff Gathering is 6 p.m. Aug. 21 at The Country Club at Lake City. Speaker is Michael Langston with For details, call 752-2180. CHS GOLF Boys meeting set for Friday There will be a meeting at 1 p.m. Friday at The Country Club at Lake City for boys interested on playing on the Columbia High golf team. For details, call coach Steve Smithy at 365-4436. FORT WHITE VOLLEYBALL Varsity tryouts on Monday Fort White High volleyball varsity tryouts are 3 p.m. Monday in the gym. For details, call coach Becky Larson at (352) 231-9816. CHS BASEBALL Election meeting set for Monday The CHS Dugout Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the school. Election of officers is on the agenda and coach Heath Phillips will discuss the upcoming season. Interested parties are invited. For details, call Jimmy Finnell at 438-4628, Kathy Thomas at 397-5748 or Phillips at 984-5261. FORT WHITE BABE RUTH Election meeting set for Tuesday Fort White Babe Ruth Baseball has its annual meeting for elections to all positions at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the South Columbia Sports Park board meeting room. Interested parties should call Jackie Brooks at (386) 527-2555 or send a letter to P.O. Box 44, Fort White, FL 32038, and plan to attend the election meeting. YOUTH BASEBALL Voices for Children tourney The Voices for Children Charity Baseball Tournament is Saturday and Sunday at Southside Sports Complex. Format is double elimination with USSSA rules. Game balls will be provided. Age groups are 12U ($375 entry fee), 11U ($325 entry fee) and 10U ($300 entry fee). For details, call Elizabeth Price at 758-1170 or Stephen Smith at 867-1387. OUTDOORS Bowhunter ed. field day Field day for a Florida Bowhunter Education Course is 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Osceola Range. Students need to complete an online, distance-learning component and should pre-register for the course by calling the FWC office. All ages are welcome, but students younger than 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants should bring all equipment, including bow and arrows. For details, call the FWC regional office at 758-0525.Q From staff reports Muschamp looks for points JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFlorida Gators defensive lineman Dante Fowler, Jr. talks wi th members of the media. JASON MATTEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterFlorida offensive lineman Max Garcia conducts an interv iew on Sunday. By BRANDON Florida head coach Will Muschamp talked a good game when it comes to expectations for the Gators’ upcoming season. The big question remains, however, will the Gators score enough points to reverse their 4-8 record? The plan for a new offense, that enables the Gators to put more points on the board, has been brought in by Kurt Roper. Roper guided Duke’s offense to a BCS Bowl last season. Muschamp says the Florida players have liked what they’ve seen through the spring. “I think the players have been very receptive,” Muschamp said. “Part of the reason why I made a change, I felt like they lost confidence in what we were doing. You can continue to do the same things and get the same results or you need to make a change.” Muschamp said while there will be some changes, the philosophy which he’s preached since arriving at Florida won’t change. “Philosophically, we’re not going to be different,” Muschamp said. “We’re going to be balanced in what we do. That was one of the things in talking to Kurt when I interviewed him was about the balance that he wants to have offensively. You look at his numbers at Duke and Mississippi and all the places he’s been and that’s been that’s the way they’ve been.” But the one thing that will be noticeably different is the amount of snaps com-ing out of shotgun. “Schematically, drastically different from being in the gun, creating more tempo, which we had plan to do that last year and we never got to it after Jeff’s (Driskel) injury,” Muschamp. “I think our players have been very receptive. I think our play-ers had success against a pretty good defense in the spring. Build confidence in what we’re trying to do. I think they are excited.” Muschamp didn’t want to say that the Gators wouldn’t do anything from under center. And he still believes that Florida can have suc-cess out of those forma-tions. He went as far to say that Florida could have had success out of those forma-tions last season, but inju-ries plagued the season. “Well, I don’t think it was really fair to judge us last year offensively with some obvious things that hap-pened to us,” Muschamp said. “You go back and look at the numbers and some-times statistics can lie to you or they can tell you the truth. I feel Jeff is more comfort-able being in the shotgun. That is the bottom line.” Muschamp relied on a little Florida history to tell the media why the Gators would still use formations under center. “You go back and look, and you still can maintain the physicality you need to have and do that,” Muschamp said. “Steve Spurrier never got in the shotgun until 1996 and he won four SEC Championships before he ever did it. To sit there and say you can’t play from under center at Florida is ridiculous too.” Still, Muschamp was open to changing things up after a season that fell below expectations. “But, to fit our roster, it was the best move for us in my opinion,” Muschamp said. “In looking for that type of coach that I felt like to be good moving forward, Kurt Roper was the best guy for the job for us mov-ing forward.” JASON MATTHEW WALKER /Lake City ReporterNick Washington (left) interviews wide receiver Ahmad Fu lwood during the Florida media day on Sunday.Woods arrives to test back at PGABy DOUG FERGUSONAssociated PressLOUISVILLE, Ky. — After a bit of confusion, Tiger Woods finally arrived at Valhalla on Wednesday. Now, to determine if he’s fit enough to compete in the PGA Championship. For three days, there has been speculation about whether Woods’ ailing back would allow him to play in the final major of the year. He was at least going to give it a shot, after some miscommunication with the PGA of America. The organization sent out a release about noon saying Woods was at the course. Then, officials said they weren’t sure he had actual-ly arrived. About 1:15 p.m. EDT, Woods pulled into his reserved parking spot. He didn’t seem be in any pain as he got out of the car and changed shoes. Sporting sunglasses and a goatee, Woods headed straight to the driving range with caddie Joe LaCava. Hundreds of fans crowded around a staircase as he crossed over above them, snapping photos of the 14time major champion with their phones. He pulled out a wedge and started his ses-sion with some easy half-swings, eventually working his way up to the driver. Woods moved slowly but showed no visible signs of discomfort as he bent over to tee up his ball. After less than an hour on the range, he strolled to No. 1 for a practice round with Steve Stricker, Davis Love III and Harris English, about 18 1-2 hours before his scheduled Thursday morning tee time. Woods has never missed three majors in one year since he played his first one as a 19-year-old amateur in 1995. Woods had back surgery on March 31 and was out for three months, skipping the Masters and the U.S. Open. He returned in late June for the Quicken Loans National at Congressional, where he missed the cut by four shots. He finished 69th at the British Open. At the Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday, Woods injured his lower back on the second hole of the final round after hit-ting an awkward shot from above a bunker and landing hard when he jumped back into the sand. He was driven off the course after his tee shot on the ninth hole and headed home to Florida for treatment. This was the latest Woods has ever arrived for a major. He has not seen Valhalla since he won the PGA Championship in 2000 in a playoff over Bob May. Woods was recovering from reconstructive knee surgery in 2008 when the Ryder Cup was played on the Jack Nicklaus design. Woods’ absence led to endless photos of his vacant parking spot. Now, that spot is filled.“He still has a huge impact, especially on the media side,” Rickie Fowler said. “You can see all the attention with last week WD’ing and this week not registering, not sure if he’s playing yet. I want to see Tiger around, but I want to see him healthy and at his best.” Woods must win the PGA Championship to qualify for the FedEx Cup playoffs. More realistically, he wants to show U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson that he is healthy enough for the September competi-tion in Scotland.Dufner hurting as he tries to defendLOUISVILLE, Ky. — Jason Dufner is hurt-ing as he defends his PGA Championship. Dufner has a sore neck because of a degenerative arthritic condition. He also blames himself for not stay-ing in better shape. The 37-year-old Dufner had an epidural early last week, then tied for 66th at Firestone. He feels like the only way to get healthy is to take six to eight weeks off, but can’t afford to do that with the Ryder Cup approaching. Dufner is eighth in the points and figures he needs to earn one of the nine auto-matic spots to be on the team. Given his health, he wouldn’t expect to be one of the three picks by U.S. captain Tom Watson. If Dufner qualifies, he may sit out the FedEx Cup playoffs to ensure he’s healthy.Garcia back in the mixLOUISVILLE, Ky. — The only thing worse than being mentioned as the best play-er without a major is not being mentioned at all. Sergio Garcia is back in the conversation. The 34-year-old Spaniard is No. 3 in the world, his highest ranking in five years. He arrived at Valhalla for the PGA Championship coming off a pair of runner-up finishes. He briefly chal-lenged Rory McIlroy at the British Open and then lost a three-shot lead to McIlroy at Firestone. Fifteen years after his first close call at a major, Garcia looks as poised as ever. “It’s been a good year,” Garcia said. “Obviously, a lot of high finishes, some really good chances of winning tournaments. Unfortunately, it’s only happened once this year in Qatar, but I’m excit-ed about it. It’s another big week here in Valhalla. We’re going to try to do more of the same and keep playing well and see if we can be there again on Sunday and have another good chance.”


4B LAKE CITY REPORTER ADVICE & COMICS THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014 Page Editor: Emogene Graham, 754-0415 DEAR ABBY: I just finished reading the letter from “Pressured” (April 23), the wife whose hus band keeps track of how often he and his wife have had sex and his determina tion to have sex 100 times per year. She was wonder ing if this is normal. I can tell her that my for mer husband thought we should have sex five times a week. He kept a calendar of when we had sex that also included who initiated it. I explained to him that I was more than willing to have frequent sex, but that he also had to be an atten tive, caring husband. Our marriage counselor believed he was suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression and was probably a diagnos able narcissist. Surprise, surprise! He pronounced our marriage counselor to be inept and divorced me. “Pressured” says she has a good marriage, so I assume that means she has a caring husband. I would advise her to do her best to enthusiastically and creatively meet his needs. Most men express love and feel loved by having sex. Scorekeeping could be his ineffective attempt at com municating his need to feel loved. — THE EX-MRS. DEAR EX: Thank you for writing. The saying “men are from Mars, women are from Venus” aptly applies to the responses I received from my readers about that let ter. Read on: DEAR ABBY: Most guys may keep track of how often they’re having sex, although more likely it’s how long since the last time, or maybe how many times a week. But this guy is an idiot for letting his wife know that he’s tracking it, let alone that he has a goal of 100 times. Hopefully he’s not procreating, just “recre ating” in bed. Abby, I thought you knew men better. “Fifty great versus 100 ‘so-so’ times” -are you kidding? Surely you know the say ing, “Even bad sex is pret ty good sex.” We guys will take it any way, any how, anytime. For us, it’s all good, all the time. — DAN IN IRVING, TEXAS DEAR ABBY: Unfortunately, my hus band also likes to keep a running tab of our sexual frequency. It galls me. I saw a movie years ago in which a couple saw the same therapist and one tells the counselor, “We NEVER have sex! We only do it three times a week.” While the other says, “We have sex ALL THE TIME! We do it three times a week!” We must consider the other person and his or her needs, whether they’re emotional, sexual or phys ical. Emotional and phys ical are not necessarily the same. — DENISE IN MICHIGAN DEAR ABBY: For most men, sex is just a little less important than breathing and eating as essential to our existence. Men are getting fed up with being deprived. I have often considered extramarital sexual pursuits, and I feel I’d be justified in doing so. I know I’m not alone. Men have needs, and should have a right to share intimate relations with their wives. If not, we should be given the green light to fulfill our needs elsewhere. — JAMES IN KENTUCKY HOROSCOPES DEAR ABBY ARIES (March 21-April 19): Working in unison with someone creative will bring out the best in you. Your extensive, comprehensive vision and expressive way of articulat ing what you want to do or see happen will help you gain momentum and the support required to excel. ++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Family matters must be handled quickly and conservatively before they have a chance to spin out of control. A miscalculation or under estimating the extent of a situation you face will lead to frustration, limitation or complaints. A conserva tive, diplomatic approach will win out in the end. +++++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Give whatever chal lenge you pursue your best shot. Staying on top won’t be difficult, but getting there will. Stick to the route that offers a straightforward approach and less uncertain ty regarding the results you are trying to achieve. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Strive to do something unique that will draw positive attention to who you are and what you can do. Personal improve ments can be made as long as they are reasonable. Travel plans must not be allowed to go over budget. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Jump at the chance to show off. Any competitive event or activity will add to a fun-filled day. A change in location or a mini trip will spark your imagination and help you bring about a positive personal change. +++++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Let your intuition guide you in the right direction regarding per sonal matters and relation ships. Taking part in neigh borhood or community events will give you a bet ter idea of what’s available to you and what compensa tions will be required. ++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Emotional matters will be difficult to control. Don’t make impulsive decisions or rely on unpredictable individuals making unreal istic promises. Take care of important issues and you will have no regrets. Don’t let anyone interfere with taking care of your respon sibilities. ++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): An offer you receive isn’t likely to be realistic or to your advantage. Go over details carefully and back away from anything or anyone that appears to be unstable. Take over and you will be able to control the out come. ++++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Explore the possibilities. Learn what you can from those in key positions and make chang es that will help you move into a winning situation. Altering the way or where you live is favored, but don’t overspend or make unrealistic promises. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Look at the facts and make decisions based on your findings. Impulse will be your down fall. Take the slow, cautious route that ensures you end up in the right place and with the knowledge and skills to carry on success fully. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Take care of pressing matters quickly and get on with your day. Take any opportunity that comes along to have fun. The break will do you good and give you a chance to consider the direction you want to pursue. +++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Be careful how you handle money, peers and your responsibil ities at work. Don’t leave any room for error and you will avoid complaints. Romance is in the stars, and nurturing and being attentive will improve your personal life. ++++ CELEBRITY CIPHER Abigail Van THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Battle of the sexes over sex ignites feedback from readers Q Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS Bruce Dickinson, 56; David Duchovny, 54; David Mann, 48; Charlize Theron, 39; Sidney Crosby, 27; Demar Derozan, 25;. DILBERT BABY BLUES BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD CLASSIC PEANUTS


Classified Department: 755-5440LAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, AUGUST7, 20145B LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACase No.: 13-673-CAKENNETH GILLILAND and WANDAGILLILAND,Plaintiffs,vs.ERIC TODD, SAMANTHATODD, PEOPLES STATE BANK, SUN-BELTCREDIT, STOP& GO #1, JOHN AND JANE DOE as un-known tenants residing at 148 SWSunrise Way, Lake City Florida, and the unknown spouses, heirs, devi-sees, grantees, assignees, creditors, trustees, successors in interest or oth-er parties claiming an interest in the subject property by claim of relation-ship to the above namedDefendants.CLERKS NOTICE OF SALE UN-DER F.S. CHAPTER 45NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accord-ance with the Summary Final Judg-ment of Foreclosure dated July 16, 2014, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bid-der for cash at the Columbia County Courthouse at 11:00 a.m. on Septem-ber 3, 2014, the following described property:Lot 2, Block B, Troy Pines, a subdi-vision according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 85, Public Records of Columbia County, Florida.Together with a 1989 WOOD Dou-blewide Mobile Home with VIN# HMST4584AGAand HMST458BGA.ALLIN COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAAny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.Dated: July 18, 2014P. Dewitt CasonClerk of CourtBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05546150August 7, 14, 2014 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE 3RD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAGENERALJURISDICTION DIVI-SIONCASE NO. 14000133CAAXMXBANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,PLAINTIFF,VS.ERICAL. CRIBBS A/K/AERICALEIGH CRIBBS, ETAL.,DEFENDANT(S).NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated July 15, 2014 and entered in Case No. 14000133CAAXMX in the Circuit Court of the 3rd Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERI-CA, N.A. was the Plaintiff and ERI-CAL. CRIBBS AKAERICALEIGH CRIBBS, ETAL., the De-fendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Columbia Coun-ty Courthouse, 173 NE Hernando Ave., Lake City, FL32055 on the 20 day of August 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment:LOT25 OF SASSAFRAS ACRES, ASUBDIVISION LOCATED IN SECTIONS 19 AND 30, TOWN-SHIP7 SOUTH, RANGE 17 EAST, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 4, PAGE, PAGES 8 AND 8-AOF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF CO-LUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.TOGETHER WITH THATCER-TAIN MOBILE HOME: 2008, EA-GLE TRACE EXTREME MODEL#07641 SERIAL# GAFL707A57610-ER21 AND GAFL707B57610-ER21ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERESTIN THE SURPLUS OF THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER, AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS, MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN SIXTY(60) DAYS AF-TER THE SALE.AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.Dated July 18, 2014Clerk Circuit Court/s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05546144July 31, 2014August 7, 2014 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAGENERALJURISDICTION DIVI-SIONCASE NO. 2012-CA-000318DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONALTRUSTCOMPANYAS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLD-ERS OF THE MORGAN STAN-LEYABS CAPITALI INC. TRUST2004-HE9, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SER-IES 2004-HE9,Plaintiff,vs.ENNIS C. HARRIS; BARNITAHARRIS A/K/ABARNITAE. HARRIS; CITIFINANCIALEQUI-TYSERVICES, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT#1 N/K/ACHARLES HARRIS; UNKNOWN TENANT#2,Defendant(s).NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pur-suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo-sure dated February 21, 2014, and entered in 2012-CA-000318 of the Circuit Court of the THIRD Judicial Circuit in and for Columbia County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONALTRUSTCOM-PANYAS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE MORGAN STANLEYABS CAPI-TALI INC. TRUST2004-HE9, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-HE9 is the Plaintiff and ENNIS C. HARRIS; BARNITAHARRIS A/K/ABARNITAE. HARRIS; CIT-IFINANCIALEQUITYSERVICES, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT#1 N/K/ACHARLES HARRIS; UN-KNOWN TENANT#2 are the De-fendant(s). P. Dewitt Cason as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest ad best bidder for cash at 173 NE Hernando Ave., Lake City, 32056, at 11:00 AM, on August 27, 2014, the following described prop-erty as set forth in said Final Judg-ment, to wit:LOT11, BLOCK 30, CAMPHOR KNOLLESTATES, ASUBDIVI-SION ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 1, PAGE 43 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUM-BIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth-er than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale.AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.Dated this 22 day of July 2014.P. Dewitt CasonAs Clerk of the CourtBy: /s/ B. Scippioas Deputy Clerk05546192July 31, 2014August 7, 2014 REVISEDNOTICE OF BOARD MEETING TO WHOM ITMAYCONCERNThe District Board of Trustees, Flori-da Gateway College, will hold a pub-lic meeting at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 12 2014, in the Board Room of the Administration Building, (Bldg. 001) of Florida Gateway Col-lege. After the Board Meeting a Study Session will be held in Confer-ence Room 108 of the Administra-tion Building, (Bldg. 001) at 5:00 p.m. Areception will be held at 3:30 p.m. in Administrative Conference room of the Administration Building at Florida Gateway College.Topics of consideration will be rou-tine college business. In addition to routine college business we will seek approval on the following items: Amended 2014-2015 Scholarship Plan, Revised Student Activities Budget, Revised Student Fee Sched-ule, and Approval of Revision to Employee/Retiree Fee Scholarship Policy. Any person wishing to be heard on any agenda matter will be provided an opportunity to do so by appearing before the Board in the Board Room of the Administration Building of Florida Gateway Col-lege.All objections to this notice and pro-priety of the scheduled meeting should be filed with Florida Gateway College prior to noon, Thursday, Au-gust 7, 2014. All legal issues should be brought to the Trusteesattention and an attempt made to resolve them prior to the meeting.Please notify the Presidents Office immediately if you require accom-modation for participation in the meeting.05546370August 7, 2014 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT,IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDACASE NO.: 2013-CA-000659FIRSTFEDERALBANK OF FLORIDA, a FEDERALLYCHAR-TERED SAVINGS BANKPlaintiff,vs.AMANDABRANHAM AKAAMANDAFLORENCE BESTOSO, et alDefendants.NOTICE OF SALENOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accord-ance with the Plaintiffs Final Judg-ment of Foreclosure entered on July 28, 2014 in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bid-der for cash on August 27, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. EST, at the Third Floor of the Columbia County Courthouse, 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Lake City, FL:LOT9, EAGLES RIDGE, PHASE 2, ACCORDING TO THE MAPOR PLATTHEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 7, PAGE 172-173, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDATOGETHER WITH A2008 HOR-TON DOUBLE WIDE MANUFAC-TURED HOME ID#H216911GR AND H216911GL.Property Address: 349 SE Valerie Ct., Lake City, FL32025ANYPERSON CLAIMING AN IN-TERESTIN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYOWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUSTFILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.Dated: July 30, 2014.P. DEWITTCASON, CLERKBy: /s/ P.A. PerryDeputy Clerk05546311August 7, 14, 2014 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACase No.: 2014-439-DRDivision: Domestic RelationsIN RE THE MARRIAGE OF:YVONNE M. SMITH,Wife,andANTHONYW. RAY,HusbandNOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSO-LUTION OF MARRIAGE(NO CHILD OR FINANCIALSUP-PORT)TO: Anthony W. RayYOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Stephen M. Witt, whose address is PO Box 2064, Lake City, FL32056-2064 on or before August 25, 2014, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at Columbia County Courthouse, 173 NE Hernando Ave., Lake City, Florida 32055, before service on Wife or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a de-fault may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition.The action is asking the court to de-cide how the following real or per-sonal property should be divided:NoneCopies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts of-fice. You may review these docu-ments upon request.You must keep the Clerk of the Cir-cuit Courts office notified of you current address. (You may file No-tice of Current Address, Florida Su-preme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks office.WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, re-quires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, in-cluding dismissal or striking of pleadings.Dated: July 11, 2014.P. DeWitt CasonCLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTBy: /s/ S RodriguezDeputy Clerk05546070July 17, 24, 31, 2014August 7, 2014 LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO: 2013-CA-00567JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NA-TIONALASSOCIATIONPlaintiff,vs.VICKIE MCCLAIN A/K/AVICKIE LEE MCCLAIN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF VICKIE MCCLAIN A/K/AVICKIE LEE MCCLAIN; UNKNOWN TENANTI; UN-KNOWN TENANTII; NORTH FLORIDAREGIONALMEDICALCENTER, INC. D/B/ANORTH FLORIDAREGIONALMEDICALCENTER, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and un-der any of the above-named Defend-ants,Defendants.NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALENOTICE is hereby given that the un-dersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Columbia County, Florida, will on the 24 day of September, 2014, at 11:00 A.M. at the third floor of the Columbia County Courthouse at 173 N.E. Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida, offer for sale and sell at pub-lic outcry to the highest and best bid-der for cash, the following-described property situate in Columbia County, Florida:COMMENCE ATTHE SE COR-NER OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP7 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AND RUN THENCE N. 3208” W., 975.84 FEET; THENCE S. 0629” W., 1085.84 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTIN-UE S. 0629” W., 214.10 FEET; THENCE S 2415” E., 205.39 FEET; THENCE N. 0629” E., 214.10 FEET; THENCE N. 24 15” W., 205.39 FEETTO THE POINTOF BEGINNING. ALSO KNOWN AS LOT7, RIVER OAKS ESTATES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION.TOGETHER WITH:2003 PIONEER MOBILE HOME 24 X 52, SERIAL#PH1220GA20031 A/Bpursuant to the Final Judgment en-tered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above.Any person or entity claiming an in-terest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale.AMERICANS WITH DISABILI-TIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accom-modation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administra-tion at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear-ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im-paired, call 711.WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 29 day of July, 2014.P. DeWitt CasonCLERK OF THE CIRCUITCOURTBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk05546312August 7, 14, 2014 NOTICE OF ACTIONBEFORE THE BOARD OF NURS-INGIN RE: The license to practice Nurs-ingSharita M. Craig, C.N.A254 BEADIE DRIVELAKE CITY, FL32025CASE NO.: 2013-19349LICENSE NO.: 148679The Department of Health has filed an Administrative Complaint against you, a copy of which may be ob-tained by contacting, Judson Searcy, Assistant General Counsel, Prosecu-tion Services Unit, 4052 Bald Cy-press Way, Bin #C65, Tallahassee Florida 32399-3265, (850) 245-4444.If no contact has been made by you concerning the above by September 17, 2014, the matter of the Adminis-trative Complaint will be presented at an ensuing meeting of the Board of Nursing in an informal proceed-ing.In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons need-ing a special accommodation to par-ticipate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending this notice not later than sev-en days prior to the proceeding at the address given on the notice. Tele-phone: (850) 245-4444, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay Service.05546326August 7, 14, 21, 28, 2014 LegalNotice of Non-Discrimination:Redmond Christian School admits students of any race to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race in administration of its educa-tional policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school adminis-tered programs.05546359August 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 2014 030Personals Atheist “Angie” would like to meet like-minded person at Bob Evans on Sunday, August 10th at 9:30am 060Services H&R BLOCK income tax school starting soon in Lake City. Call 386.752.9426 for more info or visit 100Job Opportunities05545691Rountree Moore Automotive Group. Seeking highly motivated individual for sale position. Great income potential with benefits. No experience necessary. Call Chris Shelley today to set up your interview 386-758-6171 Local company seeking motivated individual for fast paced position in scale house operations. Call Missy at 386-752-3155 to apply. Local company seeking qualified small engine mechanic. Call Missy at 386-752-3155 to apply. Electrician Wanted Send resume or work history to: P.O. Box 2266 Lake City, FL32056 Elementary School Teacher for private Christian School. Must have a vision to help students succeed. Send resume to: pgorman Epiphany Catholic School seeking PTGuidance Counselor Please call 752-2320 for more information JanitorNeeded Fulltime, must be a hard worker, able to work weekends and nights. Apply in person at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. No phone calls please. Local company seeking F/TAccounts Receivable Person exp in collections, Excel, Word & Customer service. Send Resume to: MemberService Rep SunState Federal Credit Union Strong customer service skills, teller exp, opening accts, platform duties and professional appearance REQ Lending exp a plus. Great pay and benefits! App REQ and avail at Fax to 386-462-4686. DFWP, EOE North Florida Auto Rebuilders is now accepting resumes for an exp Auto Body Combo Technician bring resume by 133 NE Anderson Terr, Lake City, Florida PART-TIME COOK II $8.53 perhr 2 yrs experience commercial kitchen cooking preferred. Requirements: HS Diploma/ GED, current First Aid/CPR,dependable transportation. Excellent Benefits, Paid Holidays, Sick/Annual Leave, Health/Dental Apply at: 236 SWColumbia Ave, Lake City OR Apply Online: E-mail/fax resume to: Fax (386)754-2220 Call 754-2233 EOE Processor/Closer: Title agent seeking someone familiar with all aspects of real estate closings. Competitive pay and bonuses. Resume/References to Security Officers Needed in Live Oak, Lake City & Branford areas. Current D Security Lic., Clear background, Drivers Lic, phone, Diploma/GED. Benefits, DFWPEEO Must Apply at: BB9100030 StarTech Computer Center Now hiring Exp Techs. Send resume to: 100Job OpportunitiesUnarmed Security Officers needed in Lake City for local hospital. Must have D Security License. Pay: $9.35, benefits available. Email resumes to: 888-925-3363 x 2949 120Medical Employment055463537a-7p RN/LPN and 7p-7a RN/LPN CNAall shifts competitive salary and excellent benefits. Apply in person @ Suwannee Health Care Center 1620 East Helvenston St. Live Oak, Fla. 3206 (386)362-7860 Busy Family Practice Offce looking for Full Time Nurse Practitioner please send resumes to: 386-758-7998 Caretenders Home Care is looking for F/TOT, RN & Clinical Team Assistant, P/TPRN RN, with home care experience. Please apply in person with a resume at 3593 NWDevane St. Lake City, FL. 32055. SHANDS LAKE SHORE REGIONALMEDICAL CENTER has the following immediate openings: ARNP–Primary Care West Busy Primary Care Practice Current FLARNPLicense required 2-3 years experience in same or similar setting preferred Competitive salary and benefit package. See qualifications and apply online @ EOE, M/F/V/D, Drug Free Workplace Sleep Tech needed PRN fax resume to: 386-754-1712 170Business OpportunitiesRemax Pam Beauchamp (386)303-2505 Office/business in high traffic location. Updates include a newer metal roof, pine HWflooring. MLS84805 $78,000 240Schools & Education05545675INTERESTED in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp • Nursing Assistant, $499 Day 8/11/14 • Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class9/8/2014• LPN 9/15/14 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or .,,$,++'To place your classified ad call REPORTER Classifieds In Print and On PublishedMonthlybythe Lake City Reporter ’


6BLAKECITYREPORTER CLASSIFIEDTHURSDAY, AUGUST7, 2014 Classified Department: 755-5440 180 East Duval St. Lake City, FLorida 32055Contact us at the paper.Mon.-Fri.: 8 a.m.5:00 p.m.CLASSIFIED ADS 386-755-5440 SUBSCRIPTION 386-755-5445 ALL OTHER DEPARTMENTS 386-752-1293 ELECTRONIC ADS SEND THIS REPORTER WORKS FOR YOU! Lake City Reporter 310Pets & Supplies 23 MO old neutered male Shih Tzu, gray & white. Lovable, likes bell rubs, kisses & kids. Up to date on medical $200 386-755-7933 Female Schnoodle puppy, black, had shots, wormed, CKC, health cert, born April 18, 2014 $350 Call May 386-935-6845 PUBLISHER'S NOTE Florida Law 828.29 requires dogs and cats being sold to be at least 8 weeks old and have a health certificate from a licensed veterinarian documenting they have mandatory shots and are free from intestinal and external parasites. Many species of wildlife must be licensed by Florida Fish and Wildlife. If you are unsure, contact the local office for information. 430Garage Sales HERRY’S MARKET FREE Vendor Space SECOND Sat. Every Month August 9, 2014 8-12 Noon Call 386243-8730 NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE City of Lake City Country Club MALLARD PLACE Saturday, August 9, 9am-3pm PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. 440Miscellaneous Good Deer & Turkey Hunting area 120 acres FOR RENT during deer & turkey hunting season 386-397-3258 Large Ceiling Fan w/24” shaft $25 386-292-3927 Mini Storage buy back. If you bought a storage unit from Mini Storage in Feb. I am willing to pay for baby keepsakes & memorabilia. Call 386-965-6099 NICE BIRDCAGE 32”h x 22”w x 17”d $30 386-292-3927 NICE DOGCAGE 36”Lx 21”Wx 27”H w/ metal tray $35 386-292-3927 630Mobile Homes forRent1br/1ba Mobile Home fenced yard, water & elect included. No pets. $550/mo $250/dep Call 386-758-0057 2 & 3 BR MH. $450 $700. mo. Plus Deposit. Water & Sewer Furnished. Cannon Creek MHP& other locations 386-752-6422 842 Newark Dr, Ft. White 3 Rivers Estates MH 16x76 3br/2 ba, CHAReference and Lease required. No Pets 752-4348 640Mobile Homes forSaleBrand New 2015 5BR/3BA$69,900 Setup & delivered 904-259-4663 No Money Down! Use your land. 3BR w/ porch $399/mo4BR w/ porch $499/mo 904-259-4663 REO Realty-Nancy Rogers 862-1271 MLS87341 3BR/2BA DWMH, split floor plan 1188 sqft $79,900 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 3BR/2BA, DWMH, beautiful fenced lot, oak trees, MLS87590 $75,000 OwnerFinancing 3/2 S. of Lake City. Clean. Small Down $725 mth. 386-590-0642 & 867-1833 Palm HarborHomes end of year sale!! 3 retirement models MUST go. Save over $26k, homes from the low 60's, this week only\ or 800-622-2832 *Se habla espanol 650Mobile Home & LandLand/Home Package 1021 NE Cummings Way. 3BR/2BACity water & sewer $69,900 Call 904-259-4663 or 386-288-2374 Land/Home Package 158 Michelle Place 3BR/2BAon 2/5 acres $74,900 904-259--4663 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 MLS87271 2 newer MH on 4.01 ac, TWMH w/2640 sqft & DWMH w/1456 sqft $185,900 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent$530 mo $530 dep. 2br/1ba Apt. CH/A NO PETS 386-697-4814 1BR APT in quiet neighborhood with all utilities included. Close to the VA. (727)415-2207 Ft White Upstairs Apt, private entrance, clean, trash/water Wi-fi, Must have ref.1st+ last+sec. $450/mo 941-924-5183 GREATAREA West of I-75, deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups & patio. $675-$750 plus SEC. 386-438-4600 UPDATED APT, w/tile floors/fresh paint. Great area. 386-752-9626 720Furnished Apts. ForRentROOMS FOR Rent. Hillcrest, Sands, Columbia. All furnished. Electric, cable, fridge, microwave. Weekly or monthly rates. 1 person $145, 2 persons $155. weekly 386-752-5808 730Unfurnished Home ForRent2br/2ba Country home near town (west). Very clean, $675. mo. 1st, last + dep. Serious calls only, call for details. 386-961-4444 3BR/1.5BA, lg fenced yard, east of town, newly painted, new range & new CH/A. $800/mo+1st+last+ sec. No Pets. 752-9286 after 6pm 4BR/2BAhouse, Eastside Village 55 & older community $850 +first+security Call Jerry 386-497-4600 Brick 3bd/1.5ba -1 ac,retreat off master, near High School, recently remodeled $1100/mo 1st + dep. 386-867-4586 For Rent 2BR/1BAHouse No Pets $450/mo + $350 Dep 386-365-1277 Just remodeled 3bd/2ba Lg family room w/FP, lg fenced backyard w/shed $850 mth, First & Sec. Call 386-466-2266 Small Remodeled 2br/1ba house 386-397-3258 750Business & Office RentalsOAKBRIDGE OFFICE Complex Professional Office Available 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820 770Condos ForRent 3br/2ba W/D, excellent condition, new paint, pool access, CH/A References Req. Not Pets. $880 mth & $880 Dep. 752-0442, 397-3500, or 755-2235 790Vacation Rentals Scalloping in Horseshoe Beach $99/nightly & Labor Day Spec. Tastefully remodeled efficiency, sleeps 4, cable, picnic tables, grill plus washer/dryer ect. Scalloping starts June 28 Call now 352-498-5405 or 352-498-5986 805Lots forSale Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Place on Ichetucknee River 100lots & is large (1.5 ac) cabin on property MLS81407 $169,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Sherry Ratliff 365-8414 Beautiful Santa Fe River Lot, 3 Lots sold together, $150,000 MLS85480 PUBLISHER'S NOTE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the fair housing act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin; or any intention to make such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under the age of 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll free telephone number to the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 810Home forSale Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 623-6896 Patti Taylor 3BR/2BAon 5 ac, pine floors, FP, screened back porch w/custom BBQ MLS87239 $119,900 Country Living, newly remodeled, 3BR/2.5BAon 2ac, pool, fenced yard, 2100sf + screened in porch & laundry rm. New appliances, 4 mi SE of Columbia High School, State Rd 41 & 252. $149,000 386-754-5370 or 863-801-3142 EQUESTRIAN LOG 4BR/3BA on 32 ac. CH/A, large master suite, in ground pool, barn $459,000 386-755-1641 Leave message For Sale Rental House (College Manor) $20,000 386-365-1277 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 MLS80175 Colonial grace 4BR/3BA3287sqft to much to mention $284,900 Remax Pam Beauchamp (386)303-2505 Beautiful Lake Home 3BR/2BA+ 1BR/1BAloft, office, island kitchen, screened back porch MLS83039 $249.900 4BR/4BAw/golf course view, wood & tile floors, open plan, fenced backyard. MLS83057 $269,900 Susan Holton Eagle 623-6612 Daniel Crapps Agency Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Brick, Formal living, Lg fam rm w/brick FP$119,900 MLS83143 Nice neighborhood close to I75, metal roof & lots of shade, plenty of storage space MLS84072 $69,900 Stan Batten Real Estate Jeb Stewart (386)965-8059 Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 MLS84384 3BR/2BA, all the bells, 2 car garage, hickory flooring, FP, granite $210,000 Poole Realty Anita Handy 208-5877 4BR/2.5BA, 2630 sqft, 3 car garage lg open family rm, FP, hot tub MLS84608 $199,900 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Mary Brown Whitehurst 965-0887 3BR/2BA, vaulted ceiling, great room $119,500 MLS84613 Century 21/Darby Rogers HeatherCraig 466-9223 MLS84668 Log home on 20.02 ac, extra lg screen porch, island kitchen & so much more $279,900 810Home forSale Century 21/Darby Rogers HeatherCraig 466-9223 MLS84683 Remodeled Tri-level, 2 master suites, Fla rm, hickory wood laminate flooring $170,000 Poole Realty Irvin Dees 208-4276 Reduced 3BR/2BAbrick, lg FP, fam rm, lg screen-in back porch MLS84778 $150,000 REO Realty-Nancy Rogers 862-1271 MLS84896 3BR/2BA, 2 ac, pool, Italian tile, Corianne counter-tops. Must see $224,900 REO Realty-Nancy Rogers 862-1271 MLS84896 3BR/2BA, lg yard, lg master, kitchen open to dining room. $119,500 Newer custom home in country w/2 additional bldg lots, custom kit, lg master suite, 2 private BR, MLS84910 Susan Holton Eagle 623-6612 Daniel Crapps Agency Poole Realty, Kellie Shirah 208-3847 3BR/2BA, lg lot overlooking White Lake, 2 car garage MLS84965 $249,900 Poole Realty, Kellie Shirah 208-3847 3BR/2BAbrick, 2600 sqft features basement on 43 ac, pasture & more MLS85113 $398,700 Hallmark Real Estate, Rob Edwards 386-965-0763 Gorgeous heated pool home on 5 acres w/huge workshop, $249,000, MLS85362 Remax Jo LytteRemax 365-2821 Custom built 3BR/2BA, rustic charm, dream kitchen, soaring 2 story living room. MLS85613 $159,900 Remax Jo LytteRemax 365-2821 3BR/2BAnestled under trees on 9.37 ac, open kitchen, dining rm & living rm, 3 ac fenced MLS85844 $183,000 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Brick 3 car garage, spacious 3BR/2BA& 1/2 ba freshly painted $234,900 MLS85931 Poole Realty 362-4539 Bank owned, 1800 sqft, 3BR/2BA, screen porch, FPMLS85947 $98,500 Hallmark Real Estate, Paula Lawrence 386-623-1973 River home w/glassed front room facing wide deep portion of the Suwannee. Move in ready MLS86237 Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 623-6896 Patti Taylor Great 4BR/2BA, lg screened back porch, split BR plan MLS86249 $164,900 Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 MLS86396 4BR/2BAon 22.95 ac, numerous upgrades, newly renovated, fireplace $369,000 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS86659 4BR/2BA, lg great rm, w/FP, dining rm, open kitchen Century 21/Darby Rogers HeatherCraig 466-9223 MLS86774 over 2,000 sqft. Home has so much to offer, need to see. $97,650 Poole Realty Donna Dawson 288-5679 In town, ingroud pool, established neighborhood, close to VA$79,000 MLS86804 Poole Realty Ronnie Poole 208-3175 Custom Lake home, 2900 sqft, 3BR/2.5BA, view, hardwood floors MLS86857 $359,500 Immaculate home 3BR/2BA, 4.06ac, 2068 sf, workshop w/3750 sf heated & addnl 1875 sf on back of shop MLS86903 $299,995 Stan Batten Real Estate Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Nice brick on 5 ac, ready to move in, 3 miles from I75 MLS86967 $144,000 Poole Realty Donna Dawson 288-5679 Brick on 19.58ac, 4BR/3BA, formal dining & parlor, FR, FP, $200,000 MLS86975 Poole Realty David Mincey 590-0157 3BR/2BAbrick on 4 gorgeous ac, pasture fenced area, clean. MLS86981 $129,000 Poole Realty Donna Dawson 288-5679 14.97ac farm, 3BR/2BA, lg family room, fencing, pecan trees, MLS87023 $129,000 Poole Realty Anita Handy 208-5877 1662sqft 3BR/2BA just painted inside, fenced yard MLS87069 $174,900 REO Realty-Nancy Rogers 862-1271 MLS87070 3BR/2BA, Ranch style, stone fireplace, fenced yard $89,900 Beautiful home 4BR/3BA2320sf 3094sf under roof, screened rear porch, FP Stan Batten Real Estate 386-752-4402 MLS87078 $207,900 Poole Realty Glenda McCall 208-5244 MLS87133 3BR/2BA, 1602 sqft, lg family room w/built in cabinets & bookshelves & more. $135,000 United Country Real Estate Dicks Realty 5 BR/3 BAbrick home. Hunters paradise on 34 ac $440,400 Call Susanna Dicks @ 386-365-3307 MLS87215 Century 21 Darby Rodgers 386-752-6575 3 BR/2.5 BA, covered breezeway connects 2 car garage 2/workshop, greenhouse storage area, $199,900, MLS87221 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS87228 3BR/2BA mfg home in Brandon Heights, needs TLC Remax TaylorGoes 344-7662 MLS87256 4BR/2BAbrick in Russwood, split floor plan, FP, screened porch $269,000 Century 21 Darby Rodgers 386-752-6575 Great 3 BR/2 BA, living rm., fam. rm., lots of windows, treed backyard, $112,000, MLS87259 Coldwell Banker/Bishop Realty 623-6896 Patti Taylor Pristine Equestrian Estate 4BR/2BA, granite counter tops & so much more. MLS87263 $240,000 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Very nice 2000 MH, 3BR/2BA, screened back porach & shed MLS87267 $50,000 810Home forSale Century 21 Darby Rodgers 386-752-6575 3 BR/2.5 BA, FP& wet bar, hardwood & ceramic or marble thru-out. Special financing, $174,000, MLS87279 Remax Jo LytteRemax 365-2821 Updated 3BR/2BA, huge privacy fenced, exceed expectations MLS87283 $159,900 Century 21 Darby Rodgers 386-752-6575 3 BR/2 BABrick on 5 ac., split floor plan, hardwood cabinets, corian countertops. SS appliances. MLS87309 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS87312 Priced to sell, 3BR/2BACB Block 1255 sqft, above ground pool. Formal DR, lg great room w/stone FP, granite countertops, lg screened porch, pool MLS87336 $187,000 Susan Holton Eagle 623-6612 Daniel Crapps Agency Century 21 Darby Rodgers 386-752-6575 55 & older community. Need TLC $69,900, MLS87343 Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 MLS87374 Still looks new, 3BR/2BA, split floor plan, screened porch $139,900 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 3BR/2BAin Piccadilly Park w/in ground pool, needs TLC MLS87378 $95,000 “Sold as is” Poole Realty 362-4539 On the river 2BR/1.5BA, great kitchen, seperate workshop overlooking river. MLS87410 $115,000 Remax Pam Beauchamp (386)303-2505 3BR/3BA, 2040sf, DWMH, 4ac fenced, LR w/FP, lg master w/his/hers baths MLS87417 $89,900 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 3BR/2.5BA, open kitchen, great rm, newer flooring, spacious BRs, she/workshop MLS87419 $245,000 4BR/3BA, 3700 sf 14ceilings, fenced, luxurious and full of amenities. Stan Batten Real Estate 386-752-4402 MLS87423 $295,900 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 Stucco, plenty of space, open floor plan, FM, Liv, & Dining, private backyard. MLS87438 $229,000 Hallmark Real Estate, Nate Sweat 386-628-1552 3 BR/2 BA home, has new tile & carpet on 1/2 acre near town, new refrig., fenced $117,000, MLS87447 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS87463 5BR/3BA w/2 master suites, MH, all on 1 ac, lg deck $70,000 REO Realty-Nancy Rogers 862-1271 MLS87476 lake front Lake Lona, 3BR/2BA, 1603 sqft, 1.4 acres $199,900 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 3BR/2BA, New ceramic tile in living area, new windows, covered back porch MLS87484 $75,000 New Kitchen & granite countertops, metal roof, downstairs fam rm w/pondview MLS87493 $129,900 Stan Batten RealEstate Jeb Stewart (386)965-8059 3BR/2BA, 2040 sf metal roof, porch & pool, security system, appliances included MLS87494 $149,900 Stan Batten Real Estate 386-752-4402 Remax Pam Beauchamp (386)303-2505 4BR/2BA+ loft, 2958sf, access to Lake Jeffery, h/w floors, wood burning FP, pool MLS87511 $274,500 Poole Realty, Kellie Shirah 208-3847 3BR/2BAbrick w/in ground pool on 40ac, fenced & cross fenced MLS87513 $370,000 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS87526 Lovely 3BR/2BAw/ nice yard & possibilities, nice quite community $155,900 Poole Realty Anita Handy 208-5877 4000 plus sqft 5BR/5BA 16 plus ac, lake, pool, horse ring & so much more MLS87531 $449,000 Like new residence in center of Lake City, close to everything, move in ready MLS87532 $119,900 Stan Batten Real Estate Jeb Stewart (386)965-8059 Daniel Crapps Agency 755-5110 MLS87544 Relax & enjoy the scenic 10 min drive to 3BR/2BAhome on 1 plus acre. Hallmark Real Estate, Rob Edwards 386-965-0763 5 BR on 5 ac!, Lg. formal dining, new appl. & cabinets. Private entrance to in-law suite $299,000, MLS87546 Hallmark Real Estate, Tanya Shaffer 386-397-4766 Country Home w/lg. workshop w/electric greenhouse & jacuzzi on enclosed back porch. $119,900, MLS87551 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 On over 1/2 ac, 3BR/2BA, over 1700 sqft, split floor plan, lg master MLS87567 $165,000 Remax Pam Beauchamp (386)303-2505 2BR/1BA, 1140sf, 1+ acre, brick FP, scr'd back porch, det garage & workshop. MLS87578 $79,000 Coldwell Banker-Bishop Realty, Elaine Tolar 365-1548 Wonderful home, gas FP3BR/2BA& office, spacious kitchen, great area MLS87594 $184,900 Century 21 Darby Rodgers 386-752-6575 Attractive 3 BR/2 BA, recently renovated, all new windows, eat in kitchen, new HVAC, $75,000, MLS87602 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 River life, fully furnished on Suwannee, many upgrades, storage, workshop, dock. MLS87604 $259,900 Remax Missy Zecher 623-0237 Private 2 ac retreat near Ichetucknee w/access to private swimming & tubing. Move in ready MLS87605 $165,00 Hallmark Real Estate, Janet Creek 386-719-0382 Priced to Sell! 3 BR/2 BAhome in town, close to schools, church, shopping, Sacrifice at $98,500, MLS87621 810Home forSale United Country Real Estate Dicks Realty 3 BR/1 BAhome in quiet neighborhood. Convenient to town. $84,900 Call Amy Wollum @386-365-7790, MLS87647 Remax Sandy Kishton 344-0433 MLS86467 Great 3BR/2BA, new carpet, split bedroom plan $99,000 REO Realty-Nancy Rogers 862-1271 4BR/2BA 1500 sqft, open patio, new roof. $129,900 820Farms & Acreage1/2 acre lots; Ownerfinancing $ 300 down; $ 77 per month Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 830Commercial PropertyUnited Country Real Estate Dicks Realty Office location on Baya Ave. across from FLPest Control. $119,900. Call Susanna Dicks 386-365-3307, MLS86803 Century 21 Darby Rogers 752-6575 Owner ready to retire Motel has 25 rms, wash rm & 1448 sqft brick home MLS87454 $550,000 ’