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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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Lake City Fla
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John H. Perry
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United States -- Florida -- Columbia -- Lake City
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Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
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Vol. 95, no. 4 (Oct. 5, 1967)-
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WEEKEND EDITION LOCALSearch for the perfect tree, 5A. CALL US: (386) 752-1293 SUBSCRIBE TO THE REPORTER: Voice: 755-5445 Fax: 752-9400 Vol. 140, No. 218 TODAY’S WEATHER Opinion . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4A Faith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6A Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . 5A Advice & Comics . . . . . 3B Puzzles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4B SPORTSMcElwain hired to coach Gators , 1B. 75 53Partly cloudy, 2A Lake City ReporterFRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5-6, 2014 | YOUR COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER SINCE 1874 | $1.00 LAKECITYREPORTER.COM Fort White woman killed in crash, Below. + PLUS >> Corn Hole Tournament on Dec. 13See Page 8ACOMMUNITY Pledge Party at GallerySee Page 2ALOCAL Columbia High beats Fort WhiteSee Page 1BBASKETBALLDec. 5Veterans Resource FairCongressman Ted Yoho (R-Gainesville) and Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla) will be hosting a Veterans Job and Resource Fair today at the National Guard Armory, 490 NW Lake Jeffery Rd. The event is free and open to the public and will held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Congressman Yoho is expected to attend the event and will be giving the opening remarks at 10:30 a.m. Attending exhibitors are expected to start setting up by 9:30 a.m. and will be provided a table and folding chairs. Parade DeadlineFriday is the last day to sign your float up for the Christmas Parade that will be held Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. Applications are available at United Way of Suwannee Valley offices at 325 NE Hernando Avenue or by calling Jayne Wilson at 386-752-5604 or e-mail at lcrcparade@gmail.com.Master GardenerThe 2015 Florida Master Gardener Training begins in January. Applications from Columbia County residents will be accepted now through Dec. 5. Forms are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday at the Extension Office, 971 W. Duval St., Suite 170. For directions, call Linda at 752-5384.Opening nightOpening night for High Springs Playhouse’s “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” is tonight at 8 p.m. Ticket prices are $12 for adults, $8 with a student ID. The playhouse is located at 130 NE 1st Avenue, High Springs.Dec. 6Bird WalkFour Rivers Audubon is sponsoring its monthly Lake City Bird Walk at Alligator Lake, 420 SE Alligator Glen, on Dec. 6 starting at 8 a.m. All are welcome, loaner binoculars are welcome. Bird walks are always on the first Saturday of each cooler month unless otherwise notified. The walks last from 2-4 hours depending on the weather but you can leave whenever you like. For more information, Contact, Valerie Thomas 386-758-9558, v.thomas57@ gmail.com. 2nd wreck on BascomBy TONY BRITTtbritt@lakecityreporter.comFollowing a second multi-vehicle crash in three days on the recently opened final leg of the Bascom Norris connector road Thursday morning, county officials will expedite installation of a traffic signal at the Lake Jeffery Road intersection. The signal could be installed by January, officials said during Thursday evening’s county commission meeting. The original plan was for the light to be in place by April. At the meeting, commissioners unanimously approved a construction project to rehabilitate a 7-mile stretch of Another multi-vehicle accident prompts county to put a rush on plans for a signal at new intersection. BASCOM continued on 3AGuard faces charges at SCIBy NICK ROLLISONnrollison@lakecityreporterWELLBORN—A corrections officer at Suwannee Correctional Institution was arrested Wednesday for smuggling drugs and other contraband into the prison in exchange for money from inmates, according to a probable cause affidavit from the Florida Department of Corrections. Robert Wayne Cote III, 24, faces three counts each of money laundering, unlawful compensation and introduction of contraband into a prison. The affidavit says inmates paid Cote a total of $2,210 between July 13 and October 7 to smuggle in synthetic marijuana, tobacco and other items mailed to him by inmates’ families. The money was delivered by means of a prepaid debit card, officials said. Investigators relied on sworn testimony, recorded inmate telephone calls, and subpoenaed financial records from Green Dot bank to make their case. Jessica Cary, Director of Communications at the Florida Department of Corrections, said on Thursday that Cote had been fired by DOC. Arrested for smuggling contraband. Fort White woman killed in crash By NICK ROLLISONnrollison@lakecityreporterA Fort White woman died in a Wednesday evening crash on State Road 47 North of SW Faul Court, according to a Florida Highway Patrol news release. Margaret King Hollingsworth, 59, died at the scene, the release said. According to FHP, Hollingsworth was headed south in a 2002 Ford F150 at 6:35 p.m. when Leonard Hall, 87, of Lake City, pulled out to pass a slower vehicle and struck her head-on in a 2011 Chevy pickup. Hollingsworth’s vehicle was spun and overturned, ejecting her. She was not wearing a seat belt, the release said. Hall was unhurt. Cote EMILY BUCHANAN/Lake City ReporterThursday saw the second crash in three days at the intersection of Bascom Norris Drive and Lake Jeffery Road. Details, 3A. Teacher grades are inColumbia High Shining Star Richardson Middle Melrose Park Eastside Summers Fort White Elem. Fort White High Five Points Niblack Challenge Learning Lake City Middle Columbia City Westside Pinemount Belmont Academy 71.1 0 39.1 68.3 97.7 76.1 63.5 90.8 77.5 62.5 81.8 75.4 91.3 97.9 89.2 66.7Schools HE E NI 3-Yr U NE 28.9 100 60.9 31.7 2.3 21.7 36.5 9.2 17.5 37.5 18.2 24.6 6.5 2.1 10.8 25 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 0 0 2.5 0 0 0 2.2 0 0 8.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16.8 31.8 23.3 0 0 4.2 3.7 26.9 7 0 0 14.5 4.2 4.1 5.1 40(Numbers are percentages)HE: Highly effective E: Effective NI: Needs Improvement 3-Yr: 3 Years Developing U: Unsatisfactory NE: Not evaluated based on report date of 11-19See Story, 3AKEY

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2A LAKE CITY REPORTER DAILY BRIEFING FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 56, 2014 Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 Fallon to take third day of paternity leave NEW YORK — Jimmy Fallon plans to take a third day of paternity leave from his “Tonight Show” duties. NBC says it will air a repeat “Tonight Show” epi sode Friday so Fallon can spend another day with his new daughter, Frances Cole Fallon. The Wednesday and Thursday “Tonight” tap ings had already been canceled after her arrival Wednesday morning. Little Frances joins big sister Winnie Rose, 1. Both daughters were born to Fallon and wife, Nancy, via a surrogate. Fallon, who took over hosting “The Tonight Show” last February, has a book deal for a children’s picture book, “Your Baby’s First Word Will Be Dada,” scheduled for June.‘Finding Nemo’ to be told in Navajo FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The story of a clownfish who is encouraged by an energetic but absent-mind ed friend to “just keep swimming” in the search for his son is being told in Navajo. The Navajo Nation announced this week that it is teaming up with Walt Disney Studios to dub the movie “Finding Nemo” in the tribe’s language. It’s the second major motion picture to be translated into Navajo after “Star Wars” in 2013. 7a 1p 7p 1a 6a LAKE CITY ALMANAC SU N MOO N UV INDEX EXTREME : 10 minutes to bur n T oday’s ultra-violet radiation risk for the ar ea on a scale fr om 0 to 10+ . FYI An exclusive service brought to our readers by The Weather Channel. SPONSORED BY City THE WEATHER WE A THER HIS TORY Pensacola Tallahassee Panama City Valdosta Daytona Beach Cape Canaveral Gainesville Lake City Ocala Orlando Jacksonville Tampa West Palm Beach Ft. Myers Ft. Lauderdale Naples Miami Key West TEMPERATURESNormal high Normal low PRECIPITATIONMonth total Year total HI LO LO HI LO HI LO HI LO HI 5 06 07 08 09 SaturdaySunday Cape Canaveral 77/61/pc75/62/pc Daytona Beach 77/60/pc71/59/pc Fort Myers 82/63/pc76/61/pc Ft. Lauderdale 79/67/pc78/67/pc Gainesville 77/56/pc70/52/pc Jacksonville 75/57/pc67/52/pc Key West 79/70/pc77/68/pc Lake City 77/56/pc70/52/pc Miami 79/66/pc78/66/pc Naples 79/63/pc77/61/pc Ocala 78/57/pc72/53/pc Orlando 78/61/pc74/58/pc Panama City 74/56/fg66/50/pc Pensacola 75/55/sh64/51/pc Tallahassee 78/55/fg69/47/pc Tampa 79/63/pc73/56/pc Valdosta 77/54/fg67/46/pc W. Palm Beach 79/67/pc79/66/pc 75/55 72/56 75/53 75/56 72/61 70/61 77/56 75/63 79/58 80/61 77/65 80/63 79/71 80/70 83/65 79/66 80/68 80/71 Even though an intense storm was located near Alaska on this date in 1968, its effect was felt as far south as Hawaii. Swells from the storm created high surf near Hilo and swept rocks and seawater into some buildings at Onekahakaha Beach. At its highest point, water reached 150 feet above the high-tide mark. High ThursdayLow Thursday 70 84 in 198224 in 1989 8147 55 Thursday 0.00" T" 45.22" 0.29" 7:12 a.m. 5:30 p.m. 7:13 a.m. 5:30 p.m. 5:11 p.m. 6:09 a.m. Dec 6 Dec 14 Dec 21 Dec 28 FullLastNewFirst QuarterQuarter Sunrise todaySunset todaySunrise tom.Sunset tom.Moonrise todayMoonset todayMoonrise tom.Moonset tom. Record highRecord low Normal month-to-dateNormal year-to-date FRI 7553 SAT 7654 SUN 6849 MON 6745 TUE 6340 WEATHER BY-THE-DAY 20° 30° 40° 50° 60° 70° 80° 90° 100° FriSatSunMonTueWedThu 57 69 76 78 80 79 81 34 32 42 49 58 56 55 Actual highActual low Average highAverage low REGIONAL FORECAST MAP for Friday, Dec. 5 Friday's highs/Friday night's low 3 Moderate mins to burn 40 Partly cloudy Partly cloudy Partly cloudy Partly cloudy Light wind Mostly sunny 7:06 a.m. HI LOHI LOHI LOHI LOHI LO 48.36" 6:01 p.m. Forecasts, data and graphics WSI ©2014 House: Obama can’t act on immigrationWASHINGTON — Emboldened House Republicans issued a stern but symbolic rebuke to President Barack Obama over immigration Thursday, passing a bill declaring his executive actions to curb deportations “null and void and without legal effect.” Outraged Democrats, immigrant advo cates and the White House said the GOP was voting to tear families apart and eject parents. “Rather than deport students and separate families and make it harder for law enforcement to do its job, I just want the Congress to work with us to pass a commonsense law to fix that broken immigration system,” Obama said ahead of the vote. The bill by Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Gainesville, says Obama was acting “without any constitutional or statutory basis,” but was mostly meant to send a message and has little to no chance in the Senate, which remains under Democratic control until January. The real fight may lie ahead as conser vatives push to use must-pass spending legislation to block Obama. For now, Republicans insisted they must go on record denouncing what they described on the House floor as an outra geous power grab by Obama. “The president thinks he can just sit in the Oval Office and make up his own laws. That’s not the way our system of government works,” said Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La. “This legislation says you can’t do that, Mr. President. There is a rule of law.” The vote was 219 to 197, with three Democratic “yes” votes and seven Republican “no” votes. Three Republicans voted “present.” Obama’s executive actions last month will extend deportation relief and work permits to some 4 million immigrants here illegally, mostly those who have been in the country more than five years and have children who are U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. He also reordered law enforcement priorities and expanded an existing deportation deferral program for immigrants brought illegally as kids. Compounding the GOP’s anger, Obama’s executive action came barely two weeks after Republicans trounced Democrats in the midterm elections, win ning control of the Senate and increasing their majorities in the House. Democratic lawmakers rallied behind the president Thursday, and immigrant advocates warned Republicans would be alienating Latinos heading into 2016 pres idential elections in which the Hispanic vote is expected to be significant. “They should remember that this is not a fight between Republicans and the pres ident,” said Clarissa Martinez de Castro, of the National Council of La Raza. Scripture of the Day Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it. — Laurence J. Peter, Canadian educator and hierarchiologist, (1919-1990) “Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.’” — John 8:12 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 elawson@lakecityreporter.com. 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 ReporterPledge Party at the GalleryLarry Shanks (from left), Vicki Shanks and Mike Helvey look at art ma de by local artists during the Endowment of the Arts Pledge Party at the Gateway Art Gallery on Thursday. Winning Lottery Numbers Cash 3: (Thursday) 2-3-8 Play 4: (Thursday) 9-1-0-5 Fantasy 5: (Wednesday) 2-5-8-32-35 Q Associated Press HOW TO REAC H 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 pub lished 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. All material herein is property of the Lake City Reporter. Reproduction in whole or in part is forbidden without the permis sion of the publisher. U.S. Postal Service No. 310-880. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Lake City Reporter, P.O. Box 1709, Lake City, Fla. 32056. 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Northwest Lake Jeffery Road. The $1.9 million project, which will be completed by John C. Hipp Construction, calls for drainage improvements, resurfacing and the addition of the traffic signal. Dale Williams, assistant county manager, said Commissioner Bucky Nash called county staff and asked that representatives from Hipp Construction be contacted to see whether it would be possible to install the traffic signal earlier in the project. “They are more than willing to try to expedite that process (of installing the traffic signal),” Williams said. “We could even have it as early as January as opposed to what would have been an April or early May completion.” The Florida Department of Transportation and county had differing views on when and whether a traffic signal should be added to the intersection. Commissioner Ron Williams said the county decided to add a traffic signal to the Northwest Bascom Norris Drive and Northwest Lake Jeffery Road intersection, in spite of FDOT recommendations that a traffic signal might not yet be necessary. “We got a letter from DOT recommending that at the present time we should not put a traffic signal at Bascom Norris and Lake Jeffery,” he said. “That intersection will get a signal, although the DOT recommended not to.” Ron Williams said FDOT representatives told county officials they wanted to study the flow of the traffic before determining a possible course of action. However, county officials say they were worried about another bad accident at the intersection while awaiting FDOT’s studies. “We said we weren’t going to take that chance and we were going to go ahead and put a traffic signal there at that interchange,” Ron Williams said. He said the county did not consider postponing the opening of the road until a traffic signal was built there. While he supports installation of the traffic signal, he said both of the accidents that have occurred since the road’s mid-November open ing are due to driver error. “You have a flashing red light there that means ‘stop’,” he said. “You’ve got a stop sign there and two warning signs before you get to the stop sign.” He said he looks for the frequency of wrecks to decline once drivers get used to the intersection. “A flashing red light means ‘stop,’ and a stop sign means, ‘stop,’ he said. “There are no solutions the board can do... It’s just that the people are not obeying the traffic signs.” Williams said the next intersection that may need a traffic signal due to the completion of the final leg of the Bascom Norris connector road is where it intersects U.S. 41. In other business, the commission: Selected Rusty DePratter to serve as the board chairman for the upcoming year. DePratter, who was re-elected in August, has served as a county commissioner for four years and this is first time serving as board chairman; Selected Bucky Nash to serve as the board vice chairman for the upcoming year. Nash, who was elected two years ago, will be serving his first term as the board’s vice chairman; Heard a presentation from DOT officials regarding the 5-year tentative work plan for Columbia County projects; and Unanimously voted in favor of spending up to $146,000 for a dry well at Lake Harris to alleviate flooding problems. Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER LOCAL FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 56, 2014 3A Dr. Robert J. Harvey752-2336Open 6 Days A WeekMon. Sat.Evening Appointments Available www.theaspendentalgroup.com1788 S.W. Barnett WayHwy. 47 SouthHurry!Only a month before 2014 benefits expire. 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Jean Michael Torres, 26, of Kissimmee, was arrested Wednesday at 3:33 a.m. for grand theft with a firearm, the CCSO report details, and is currently being held in the Columbia County Detention Center with no bond. The CCSO report states that an officer had recently received a message from Alachua Police Department to be on the lookout for a white Ford Expedition, as well as an Hispanic male, that was involved in an armed robbery in Alachua County. The victim’s phone, the report says, had been used in the Columbia County area within the last 30 minutes. A CCSO officer noticed a car near Eillano’s Coffee that fit the description and saw a young woman who seemed to be trying to hide on the opposite side of the vehicle as well as Torres walking away from the vehicle carrying a box, the report states. According to the report the officer engaged Torres in a casual conversation in which Torres produced his ID and stated that he was throwing some trash out. Torres told the officer that he was traveling to Atlanta from Orlando, having also stopped at Cafe Risque along the way, and the officer noted in his report that this placed Torres near the scene of the crime. The officer then received a dispatch informing him that Torres was listed as missing outside of Orange County and possibly in possession of a firearm, the report says. Another CCSO officer arrived on the scene and spoke to the female that was with Torres, and that is when the officer noticed that the female was standing by a pile of clothes, which had a black ski mask with it’s eyes and mouth cut out, says the report. CCSO officers detained Torres and the woman for further questioning and, according to the report, the officer inspected Torres’s car, seeing that the reportedly stolen phone was in plain sight on the dashboard. Contact was made to the APD who called the victim’s phone number which caused the stolen phone to light up. After Torres and the woman were detained, the woman admitted to the robbery and to driving Torres away from the crime scene, CCSO details. An APD officer arrived and interviewed Torres and the female at the Columbia County Sheriff’s office, before getting his probable cause transfered to CCSO, allowing them to be arrested in Columbia’s jurisdiction, the report ends.CCSO: Orange Co. robber arrested here Torres By EMILY BUCHANANebuchanan@lakecityreporter.comWhile teacher evaluations released Wednesday showed that all but a handful of local educators were ranked either “effective” or “highly effective” by the state, that could be changing as tougher standards are coming, Superintendent Terry Huddleston said. Last year, 100 percent of Columbia County public school teachers were rated either “effective” or “highly effective.” This year that figure was down to 99.4 percent. According to a 2013-14 preliminary report by the Florida Department of Education, four local teachers — 0.6 percent of the total — were rated “needs improvement,” as opposed to zero in 2012-13. In neither year was any local teacher rated “unsatisfactory.” The data released Wednesday said 74.4 percent of Columbia County teachers were “highly effective” and 24.8 percent were “effective.” One teacher (0.1 percent) was categorized as a “developing” educator. The figures were rounded by FDOT and do not add up to 100 percent. The percentage of teachers rated “highly effective” was down by 4.1 percent from last year’s evaluation. In this year’s evaluation, 43 out of 720 total teachers in the county were not evaluated. Huddleston said the ratio of “highly effective” teachers in past years has been due to a broadly-scaled point system used for the evaluation, and now state officials want that changed. Huddleston said the district is working to submit a proposal to state education officials on Dec. 20 that will make it harder to achieve “highly effective” status. “Basically, we were asked by the FDOE to change the point range on the evaluation because we have too many highly effective and no unsatisfactory rankings,” he said. Statewide this year, 42.2 percent of teachers were rated as “highly effective,” 55.3 percent as “effective,” 1.3 percent as “needs improvement” and 0.3 percent as “unsatisfactory.” The district made its evaluation less stringent early on due to inequities in the system, Huddleston said. “The system that has been developed has been incredibly unfair to teachers depending on what you teach,” he said. “For example, about 30 percent of teachers in a school that teach a class, such as language arts, require students to take a Florida state assesment at the end of the year. Then the rest of the teachers at the school get to create their own end of course exam.” Huddleston also said comparing the new state assesment to the FCAT was like “apples and oranges. The new exam is much more difficult than the FCAT. It’s also unfair to kids because it has not been field-tested.” However, Huddleston said the revised evaluations will better reflect the state of schools in the county. “Don’t get me wrong, I’m pleased that we have been able to obtain a great number of highly effective teachers in the county because I believe we have great teachers who pour their heart and souls into these children’s lives,” he said. “And I hope we can sustain having 70 percent or higher of highly effective teachers or else we’re in trouble.” Of the 16 schools in Columbia County, only four had instructional staff rated as needing improvement: Belmont Academy (8.3 percent), Five Points Elementary (2.5 percent), Columbia City Elementary (2.2 percent) and Summers Elementary School (2.2 percent), according to FDOE. The evaluation data also said that of the 11 Columbia County school administrators who were evaluated, all were rated “effective.” Individual Columbia County teacher scores had not been made available to the Lake City Reporter by FDOE as of press time Thursday. BASCOMContinued From 1A Teacher evaluations released By NICK ROLLISONnrollison@lakecityreporterA Lake City woman was arrested yesterday after she allegedly pulled a man from his truck and broke two of the car's windows in a drunken stupor, according to a Columbia County Sheriff's report. Kimberly Gay North, 51, of 526 NW Yates Loop, was arrested Thursday at 5:35 a.m. for battery domestic violence and felony criminal mischief according to the report. She was booked into the Columbia County Detention Facility and is still in jail on $7,000 bond. A CCSO officer responded to a disturbance call from a man who had fled from his home, 526 NW Yates Lp., according to the report. The officer's report states that the man met police at the intersection on Ash Dr. and Turner Ave. and informed them that North had sent him a threatening text while he was on a date, saying that she would destroy his work truck. The man said in the CCSO report that he arrived back home to find North standing in the front yard, armed with a flat head shovel, and had already smashed two back windows on the van. An argument ensued, says the police report, and the man attempted to leave the residence but North charged the vehicle and tried to pull him from the truck, causing abrasions around his neck and elbow. North also attacked the truck's front windshield with the shovel, the man described in the CCSO report. CCSO states in the report that the officer next made contact with North, who appeared extremely intoxicated as she answered the door. North immediately told the officer that she did not break the truck's windows, the report says. North believed that the crime had been committed while she was at the liquor store and that the windows were broken when she had returned, says the report. When the officer asked North if she had pulled the man from his truck, she said that she hadn't and that she also didn't hit the van with a shovel. The officer noticed that North was giving details that he had not told her and he detained North in the back of his vehicle, all the while she was yelling obscenities and repeating that she had done nothing wrong, the report states. The CCSO report ends by saying that the officer photographed the van, the shovel, the man, and North who had cuts on her hand that she said she got by looking into the broken vehicle. Overall the damages to the van was estimated to be $1,000, the report says.Drunk woman arrested for domestic violence NorthBy NICK ROLLISONnrollison@lakecityreporter.comFor the second time in three days, a multiple-vehicle crash resulted from a motorist running the stop sign at the newly opened intersection of NW Bascom Norris Drive and Lake Jeffery Road, the Florida High Patrol said. Erica Lynn James, 26, of Woodbridge, Ga., was driving north on Bascom Norris in a 2013 Dodge Durango at 9:10 a.m. when she crossed Lake Jeffery Road without stopping and struck the westbound 2004 Toyota Tacoma of Rhea Eleonore Burke, 29, Lake City, according to an FHP news release. The impact sent James' car into the side of the 1993 Nissan pickup driven by 49-yearold Lake City resident James Leon McCollum that was stopped facing south on Bascom Norris waiting to turn right onto Lake Jeffery. McCollum's vehicle hit the vehicle behind him, a 2012 Nissan Titan driven by Clarence Leonard Reid, 62. McCollum and Reid were unhurt while James, her passenger Carol Boland Parrott, 77, Lake City, and Burke all suffered minor injuries, according to FHP. All five were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash, the release said. James was charged with failure to yield the right-of-way and Burke, a habitual traffic offender, was charged with driving with a suspended license, according to FHP. On Monday, a three-vehicle crash left one driver critically injured and another seriously hurt when a northbound 4-car crash at Bascom Norris and Lake Jeffery Road motorist ran the stop sign on Bascom Norris at the same intersection.

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OPINION Friday, December 5, 2014 www.lakecityreporter.com 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 OUR OPINION 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: news@lakecityreporter.com W e encourage you to participate in the food drive that began Wedneday under the direction of 15-year-old Life Scout Dylan McMahon, who has placed boxes at strategic loca-tions around town — including the Lake City Reporter — to collect food for the needy. Just bring canned goods and other nonperishable goods to our office or to one of four other locations: Columbia High School, the public library (Main and West branches), or Firehouse Subs. He’ll be col-lecting through the end of January. Dylan’s aim is to collect about 300 cans, but with your help he could far exceed that goal. And a fair number of families will have a merrier Christmas and a happier New Year because of it.Rally around Life Scout’s food drive Q Associated Press LETTERS TO THE EDITOR TODAY IN HISTORY On this date:In 1776, the first scholastic fraternity in America, Phi Beta Kappa, was organized at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. In 1782, the eighth president of the United States, Martin Van Buren, was born in Kinderhook, N.Y.; he was the first chief executive to be born after American independence. In 1791, composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart died in Vienna, Austria, at age 35. In 1792, George Washington was re-elected president; John Adams was re-elected vice president. In 1831, former President John Quincy Adams took his seat as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. In 1848, President James K. Polk triggered the Gold Rush of ‘49 by confirming that gold had been discov-ered in California. In 1932, German physicist Albert Einstein was granted a visa, making it possible for him to travel to the United States. In 1933, national Prohibition came to an end as Utah became the 36th state to ratify the 21st Amendment to the Constitution, repealing the 18th Amendment. In 1955, the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations merged to form the AFL-CIO under its first president, George Meany. In 1991, Richard Speck, who’d murdered eight student nurses in Chicago in 1966, died in prison a day short of his 50th birthday. In 1994, Republicans chose Newt Gingrich to be the first GOP speaker of the House in four decades. In support of Jeffrey Hill To the Editor:Re: Jeffrey Hill, Sr. vs. Suwannee River Water Management District Dear Gov. Scott:I’m George W. Rowe, residing in Lake City, Fla. for quite some time now. After reading the front page story in the Lake City Reporter on Sunday, Nov. 23, I was disgusted and sick to my stomach. It’s the same old story, government sleaze going after the taxpayer and his property over an issue of a drain pipe. I guess big water management is after this man’s property includ-ing his family. The Suwannee River Water Management District came to a Columbia County meeting that was held to stop the Jacksonville Electric Authority from having the rights to 150 million gallons of water a day, and all they could do was crybaby that they didn’t have any previous data. It seems they feel that one lone citizen will be a pushover. My hope is that one of you will step up and get rid of the people who are attacking taxpaying citizens. I also want to thank and applaud Mr. Williams of SRWMD for standing up and voicing his opin-ion and telling it as he sees it and going against the “go-along crowd.” Sincerely, George RoweLake CityCC: Attorney General Pam Bondi Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam Rep. Elizabeth Porter Congressman Ted Yoho Todd Wilson, Publisher, Lake City Reporter Solitude and self-awareness I was backpacking in the moun-tains with a friend, and I got lost. I spent two days alone, calling for help every 15 minutes or so, and putting my survival skills to work. After two days all by myself, I flagged down a helicopter that was searching for me. As I was step-ping off a precarious ledge into that helicopter, I looked back wistfully at my makeshift survival shelter I had made of limbs and pine needles, and said a silent goodbye, and a thanks. In the years since then I’ve spent a lot of my free time alone: on bike trips, surfing, sailing a small boat in a big ocean, or just walking on a beach. I’ve come to really enjoy that time alone. What’s it like to be alone like that? We love people. We need people. They’re great! But with each relationship comes a responsibility, a commitment, a compromise, or a surrender of part of yourself. Even the best relationships have little issues that pass by, often unnoticed. Our dealings with people can be complicated. I believe that each of us can find value in time alone, and that we can use that time not to be lonely, but to welcome it as an opportunity for personal growth, to get to know yourself, and to resolve personal issues. The use of personal alone time in a positive way is a good use of what we call “solitude.” Solitude offers an experience and an opportunity to develop self-awareness, and to experience the freedom of being who you really are. It can be used to get to know yourself, and to appreciate yourself as your own good friend. Solitude can help you feel “comfortable in your own skin.” You can learn to truly appreciate and love others, when you can learn to truly appreci-ate and love yourself. Solitude can also be therapeutic: a chance to deal with your own issues and problems. (Yes, we all have some!) How can you learn and develop solitude? Do you have a friend you see often, or regularly? One of my best friends and I play golf together about once a week. I have friends I see at church (most, but not all Sundays.) I drive to Lake City to visit friends at least once a month. The same way it takes time and togetherness to build friendships, you can take time alone regularly or often to build an appreciation and a love of yourself. Time alone can give you an opportunity to accept yourself, your limitations and flaws, as well as your good traits. Find time to spend with yourself. Do things you enjoy. Take a walk, a drive. Sit on the porch and watch life pass by. Read a book. Take yourself to lunch. It can be a chance to listen to your own thoughts, and work on your own issues and problems. It’s a chance for personal growth and self-development; a chance to find out who you are, and to become all you can be. Do it for yourself! Bob Denny Q Bob Denny, LMHC and longtime instructor at Florida Gateway College, would appreciate your feedback. Please address your comments and suggestions to Bob.Denny8@gmail.com or phone (386) 454-4950. Step up anti-smoking efforts T here is plenty of good news in the latest statistics on smok-ing released last week by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but that doesn’t mean Americans cannot and should not do better. The proportion of adults who smoke was 17.8 percent in 2013, the lowest level since the 1964 ground-breaking surgeon general’s report, the first loud alarm about the deadly effects of cigarettes. Smoking’s popularity has fallen by more than half since 1965, when 52 percent of men and 34 percent of women were regular cigarette smokers, com-pared to last year’s rate of 20.5 percent among men and 15.3 percent among women. The results of the National Health Interview Survey found other positive developments in 2013. People who still smoke are smoking less. In 2005, 80.8 percent of smokers said they lit up every day; last year, that was true of 76.9 percent of smokers. The daily users also puffed on fewer ciga-rettes per day — 14.2 versus 16.7 in 2005. A 50-year study on the health consequences of smoking released earlier this year credited increased awareness of the diseases caused by smoking and new policies that ban lighting up in public for the long-term reduction in cigarette use. Americans, even with significant declines over the long term, are probably puffing too much to be able to cut the por-tion of smokers to 12 percent of adults by 2020, a goal set by the Department of Health and Human Services. Attaining that low threshold will require a double-barreled approach — lots of smokers will have to give up the habit and a concerted effort will have to be made to stop young people from picking it up. Q Pittsburgh Post-Gazette4AOPINION

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Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER COMMUNITY FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 56, 2014 5A To submit your Community Calendar item, contact Emily Lawson at 754-0424 or by email at elawson@lakecityreporter.com.COMMUNITY CALENDAR Movie MatineeThe community is invited to a Movie Matinee entitled “The Christmas Hope” at the Wings Community Education Center 905 S.W. Main Blvd. located in the Lake City Plaza on December 17 at 2 p.m. “The Christmas Hope,” when lives collide, hope offers the ultimate gift of healing features Madeline Stowe, James Remar and Ian Ziering. The movie is presented at no cost and a discussion will be held at the conclusion of the feature presentation. The movie matinee provides support for individuals dealing with grief and loss in a supportive environment. For more information call Jerry Tyre at 386.755.7714 Ext. 2401 or 866.642.0962 (toll free). Visit us on the web at www.hospiceofthenaturecoast.org.Holidays at the GalleryThe Gateway Art Gallery, 168 N. Marion Ave., continues “Holidays at Gallery” with specially priced art, reduced for holiday shopping. This art is marked with a red sticker in the main gallery floor, and also in the unique Gift Shop. The main gallery features new art from 33 local artists in a variety of mediums, styles, and sizes to please the discerning shopper. Gift certificates are also available for the uncertain shopper. Art classes make great gifts That last a lifetime and are available for all ages. The classes are also featuring a savings of one free class with four purchased classes. Any questions call the Gallery at 7525229.Police AcademyLake City Police Department is currently accepting applications for the fifth session of the LCPD Citizens Police Academy which will begin on January 15, 2015. The 12-week course will be held every Thursday night from 6-9 p.m. at the Public Safety Building Training Room. The goal of the Citizens Police Academy is to facilitate the recruitment of local citizens to participate in a free, hands-on, interactive public information training. Residents and the business community will have an opportunity to get a real “insider’s” look into the internal operations and functions of law enforcement and your local police department. Space is limited and applicants must pass the criminal background screening, be 18 years of age, be a US citizen, hold a valid driver’s license and have no criminal history. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, January 7, 2015 by 5 p.m. To request an application, call Crista Thomas, Community Relations Coordinator, at (386) 719-5742 or email her at thomasc@lcflapd. com. Applications can also be downloaded at www.lclfapd.com.Class ReunionThe CHS classes of 1949-1953 will hold a reunion on Friday, December 12 at 11:30 a.m. at Mason City Community Center. Out of town members must only bring themselves. Locals should bring a covered dish. Chicken pilau, drinks and plasticware will be provided. This is an open reunion and any class member is welcome. Call 752-7544 for more.World RaceLake City native Rachel Snowden is currently on her sixth month of the World Race, a missions-based trip that takes her to eleven countries in eleven months. Her final wave of fundraising is due at the end of December. She has reached 82 percent of her $16,264 goal. If you would like to donate to her World Race, please visit her blog at http://rachelsnowden.theworldrace.org and click “Support Me.”EVENTS COMING UP NOTICE OF ZONING CHANGEThe Board of County Commissioners of Columbia County, Florida proposes to amend the text of the Columbia County Land Development Regulations, as amended, hereinafter referred to as the Land Development Regulations, within the area shown on the map below, as follows: LDR 14-01, is an amendment by the Board of County Commissioners, to amend the text of the Land Development Regulations by amending Section 4.17.5 entitled Special Exceptions to add churches and other houses of worship as a permitted special exception within the Industrial (I) zoning district. A public hearing will be conducted by the Board of County Commissioners to consider the amendment and enactment of the ordinance adopting the amendment on December 18, 2014 at 5:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the School Board Administrative Complex located at 372 West Duval Street, Lake City, Florida. The title of said ordinance reads, as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 98-1, THE COLUMBIA COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS, AS AMENDED; RELATING TO AN AMENDMENT TO THE TEXT OF THE COLUMBIA COUNTY LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS, PURSUANT TO AN APPLICATION, LDR 14-01, BY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; PROVIDING FOR AMENDING SECTION 4.17.5 ENTITLED SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS TO ADD CHURCHES AND OTHER HOUSES OF WORSHIP AS A PERMITTED SPECIAL EXCEPTION WITHIN THE INDUSTRIAL (I) ZONING DISTRICT; PROVID ING SEVERABILITY; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE The public hearing may be continued to one or more future date. Any interested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any continuation of the public hearing shall be announced during the public hearing and that no further notice concerning the matter will be published, un less said continuation exceeds six calendar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearing. At the aforementioned public hearing, all interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the amendment and the ordinance adopting the amendment on the date, time and place as stated above. Copies of the amendment and the ordinance adopting the ed at 135 Northeast Hernando Avenue, Lake City, Florida, during regular business hours. All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decision made at the public hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpret er to participate in the proceeding should contact Lisa K. B. Roberts, at least seven (7) days prior to the date of the hearing. Ms. Roberts may be contacted by telephone at (386)758-1005 or by Telecommunication Device for Deaf at (386)758-2139. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterSearching for the perfect treeDamon Lee (right), of Lee’s Produce, helps Rod Stampfler, of White Springs, shop for a 10-foot-high Fraser fir tree near U.S. Highway 90 on Wednesday.Dec. 8Friends of IchetuckneeThe Friends of Ichetucknee Springs State Park will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, December 8 from 5:30 7 p.m. at the Education Center located at the South end of the Park off US Hwy. 27, Fort White. Planning for events for 2015 and membership will be discussed. Call Valerie at 386466-2193 with questions.Dec. 9SRWMD MeetingThe Suwannee River Water Management District's Governing Board will meet Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 9 a.m. at District Headquarters, 9225 CR 49, Live Oak. The Governing Board meeting will be followed by a workshop. A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting Lisa Cheshire at 386-362-1001 or by visiting the District’s website at www.mysuwanneeriver.com.Safety ProgramProtect yourself and your family this holiday season by getting in the know. Attend a Safety Program with a presentation by Lt. Robert Holloway with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, Dec. 9 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 259 NE Hernando Ave. The kitchen will be open. For more information call Ms. Wezzie at 386-365-7117.Dec. 10Newcomers MeetingThe regular luncheon meeting for the Lake City Newcomers will be at Eastside Village Clubhouse on Wednesday, December 10 at 11 a.m. The program will be “Lots of Christmas Fun and Friendship.” Please bring a wrapped gift of at least a $10 value to this meeting. For more information on the regularly-scheduled monthly meetings, contact Joan Wilson at 755-9897.Dec. 11DARThe Edward Rutledge Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will hold its monthly meeting on Thurs., December 11, 2014, 10:30 a. m., Florida Gateway College, Wilson S. Rivers Library, Room 102. Visitors are always wecomed to attend. For more information, please call 752-2903.Dec. 12Top TalentThe 11th Annual Columbia Top Talent will be on Friday, December 12 at the Columbia High School Auditorium beginning at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Admission is $5 for students and $7 for adults. The staff at Columbia High invites the community to please come out and support the Columbia High School Step Team. If you have any question please contact Ronnie Collins @386-7558080 ext. 116.Wine & CheeseThe Gateway Art Gallery, 168 N. Marion Ave., will host a Wine & Cheese Reception for its Nature and Wildlife Exhibit on Dec. 12 from 5:30-7 p.m.Dec. 13Christmas MoviePlease join the staff of the Main Library on Saturday, December 13 at 2 p.m. for a family Christmas movie and popcorn. For information about the specific title, please call the Library at 758-2101. The event will be held at the Library, 308 NW Columbia Avenue.Book SaleFort White Branch Library will have a plant and books sale on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Plants will include fall vegetable garden seedlings. Books are all gently used donations. For more information, call the library at 497-1108.Steak NightVFW Post 2206, 343 Forest Lawn Way, will host Steak Night on Dec. 13 from 5-7 p.m. Cost is $12 per dinner. Kickstart will perform at 8 p.m. These events are open to the public. Call 386-752-5001 for more.RC Fun RunGateway RC Club presents its inaugural Christmas RC Fun Run on Saturday, Dec. 13. The fun run is open to racers of all ages and skill level and requires a flat rate $15 entry fee for up to three classes per driver. Call Tim Murray at 352-260-7152.

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FAITH & VALUES Friday & Saturday, December 5 & 6, 2014 www.lakecityreporter.com 6A 755-7050FREE DELIVERY OVER 180 FLORIDA LOCATIONSLAKE CITY1701 S. 1st Streetin Lake City Plaza HARRY’SHeating & Air Conditioning Inc.Harry Mosley, President the environmentally sound refrigerant 752-2308 MIKELL’S POWER EQUIPMENT, INC.Your Lawn & Garden HeadquartersMOWERS CHAIN SAWS TRIMMERS 1152 US 90 WEST LAKE CITY, FL.386-752-8098 ANDERSON COLUMBIA CO., INC. ASPHALT PAVING COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIALSite Preparation Road Building Parking Lots Grading & Drainage 752-7585 871 NW Guerdon St., Lake City Competitive rates, not-for-profit, right here in your community. Lake City District 386-752-7447 clayelectric.com Tires for every need. US 90 West across from Wal-Mart 752-0054 Central States EnterprisesColumbia County's Feed HeadquartersFEED PET SUPPLIES LAWN & GARDEN ANIMAL HEALTH 668 NW Waldo St. 386-755-7445 “LOW PRICES EVERY DAY”US 90 WEST 755-2427 WAL + MART Supercenter GW Hunter, Inc. Chevron Oil Jobber 1798 US 90 West 752-5890 Open 7 Days a Week 1036 E. Duval St., Lake City FL. (386) 752-0067 Fresh Meat, Fresh Produce!“I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me” Philippians 4:13 SAVEALOT FOOD STORES North Florida Pharmacy7 Locations to Serve You Lake City, Ft. White, Branford, Chiefland, Mayo & Keystone Heights ADVENT CHRISTIANFirst Advent Christian 1881 SW McFarlane Ave. 386-752-3900 Sunday School: 9:45AM Sunday Service: 11:00AM Wednesday Service: 7:00PMBAPTIST FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Because He Cares We Care Sunday Bible Study 9:15AM Sunday Worship 10:30AM & 5:00PM Wed. Prayer Service, & Childrens Ministry 5:15PM Downtown Lake City 752-5422 Pastor: Robert C. Bass OLIVET MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 541 N.E. Davis Street (386) 752-1990 Ronald V. Walters, Pastor Sunday School 9:45AM Sunday Morning Worship 11:00AM Wed. Mid-Week Worship 6:00PM “In God’s Word, Will & Way” PINE GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH 1989 N US Hwy 441 386-752-2664 Sunday Bible Study 9:45AM Sunday Worship 11AM & 6PM Wed. Kids & Youth Ministry 6:00PM Wed. Bible Study 6:30PM Pastor: Ron Thompson SALEM PRIMITIVE BAPTIST Sunday Services 10:30 AM Pastor: Elder Herman Griffin 752-4198 TABERNACLE BAPTIST CHURCH (Independent Baptist) 144 SE Montrose Ave. 752-4274 Sunday School 10 AM Sun. Morn. Worship 11 AM Sunday Eve. 6 PM Wed. Prayer Meeting 7:30 PM Pastor: Mike Norman SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH 388 S.E. Baya Drive * 755-5553 Sunday: Bible Study 9:15AM Morning Worship 10:30AM Evening Worship 6:15PM Wednesday: POWER HOUR 5:00PM (For Students 7th-12th) AWANA 5:45PMPrayer & Bible Study 6:15PMCATHOLICEPIPHANY CATHOLIC CHURCH 1905 SW Epiphany Court ~ 752-4470 Saturday Vigil Mass 5:00 PM Sunday Mass 8:15 AM, 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM (Spanish/English) Sunday School/Religious Education 9:00 AM-10:15 AMCHRISTIANLAKE CITY CHRISTIAN CHURCH Hwy 247 S. 755-9436 Sunday School 9:30 AM Sun. Morn. Worship 10:30 AM Wed. Prayer Meeting 7 PMCHURCH OF CHRISTLAKE CITY CHURCH OF CHRIST 656 SW STATE RD. 47 386-752-6010 Sunday Bible Study 9:00AM Sunday Worship 10:00AM & 6PM Wed. Bible Study 7:00PM Minister: Brandon Britton Web: www.lakecitychurchofchrist.orgCHURCH OF GODEVANGEL C HURCH OF G OD 370 SW Monitor Glen 755-1939 Sunday School 9:45 AM Sunday Worship 10:50 & 6:30 Wed. Spiritual Enrichment 7PM “Shock Youth Church” Boys and Girls Clubs Bible Study Pastor: John R. Hathaway LAKE CITY CHURCH OF GOD 173 SE Ermine Ave. 752-5965 Sunday School 9:45 AM Morning Worship 10:45 AM Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 PM Wednesday Evening 6:30 PM Pastor: Carroll LeeLUTHERANOUR REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH LCMS 1 12 miles S. of I-75 on SR 47 755-4299 Sunday Services 9:30AM (Nursery Provided) Christian Education Hour For all ages at 10:45AM Pastor: Rev. Bruce AlkireMETHODISTFirst United Methodist Church 973 S. Marion Ave. 386-752-4488 Sunday School 9:45AM Sunday Morning Worship Casual Worship Service 8:50AM Traditional Service 11:00AM Program opportunities available in all areas for all ages. For a complete schedule contact church office at 752-4488 WATERTOWN CONGREGATIONAL METHODIST CHURCH U.S. 90 E. turn on Cortez (next to Quality Ind.) right on Okinawa. Sunday School 9:45 AM Sun. Worship 11AM & 6 PM Wed. Night Service 7 PM Pastor, Randy Ogburn NAZARENELAKE CITY CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE Services: Sunday School 9:45AM Sunday Worship 10:45AM Wednesday 6:30PM Adult, Youth Ministry, Children’s Ministry Pastor: Craig Henderson Nursery Provided SW SR 47 and Azalea Park PlacePENTECOSTALFIRST FULL GOSPEL CHURCH NE Jones Way & NE Washington St. Sunday School 10:00 AM Morning Worship 11:00 AM Evangelistic Service 6:00 PM Youth Services Wednesday 7:00PM Mid-week Service Wednesday 7:00 PMFor info call 755-3408 Everyone WelcomePastor: Rev. Stan Ellis ABUNDANT LIFE CHURCH 675 State Rd. 100 386-984-0310 Sun. School 10 AM Sun. Morning Worship 11 AM Sun. Night Worship 6 PM Thursday 7 PM Pastor Cagney TannerPRESBYTERIANFIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 697 SW Baya Drive 752-0670 Sun. School 9:15AM Sun. Worship 10:30AM NURSERY PROVIDED Pastor: Cynthia Benz Music Director/Worship Coordinator Tim ReddingNON-DENOMINATIONALCHRIST CENTRAL MINISTRIES Celebration Service 9:30 & 11:15 AM Wednesday Service 7:00PM 217 Dyal Ave., from Hwy 90 take Sisters Welcome Rd., go 5 miles, South, church on left. 755-2525 Lead Pastor: Lonnie Johns “A Church on the Move” FALLING CREEK CHAPEL Falling Creek Road 755-0580 Every Sunday 10:30 A.M. Pastor: Rev. Cheryl R. Pingel To have your church listed in the directory or to be a Church Page Sponsor, call 755-5440 To Advertise in this Church Directory call 755-5440. To Advertise in this Church Directory call 755-5440. Church Directory To Advertise in this Church Directory call 755-5440. To Advertise in this Church Directory call 755-5440. T he Christian mag azine First Things has published a document titled, The Marriage Pledge. The pledge calls for pastors and others to divorce Christian marriage from civil marriage by refusing to sign “government-pro vided marriage certifi cates, ask couples to seek civil marriage separately from their church-related vows and blessings,” and “preside only at those weddings that seek to establish a Christian marriage.” Marriage as an institution was created by God, and is blessed by the church, and recog nized by the state. Those affixing their signatures to the pledge declare they will no longer be agents of the state following the state’s redefinition of mar riage. Traditionally Christian marriage has a twofold purpose. First, it serves as a covenant of com mitted companionship between a man and a woman, the basic unit of society and the only institution that provides for the continued flourish ing of humanity. Second, the state recognizes the marriage license as a legal contract between a husband and his wife. Marriage is first a cov enant; and second a contract. But how can we marry a couple and then refuse to sign the very document that gives their union legal significance and protections under the law? In an article enti tled Not Yet Russell D. Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention says the pledge is premature. Moore posits, “if the state ever forced congregations or religious institutions to solemnize unions that are not, in our view, marriages, we would be compelled to obey God and conscience and not the bureaucrats…that moment will not be upon us any time soon.” There is no instance I am aware of where a pastor has been forced to solemnize a same-sex marriage. Why the haste? Moore is not alone in calling for restraint. John Stonestreet at the Colson Center agrees there is no rush to sign the pledge. He writes, “There may very well come a time when the church must take this step. It is quite conceivable that church officials will be forced out of the civil marriage business and not even given the option of being an agent of the state. But my view is that we’ll know when that time comes, because we’ll have been forced out. But let them do it to us. Let’s not leave before then.” If that time does come Moore is right, “We must obey God rather than men,” Acts 5:29. But as Moore and Stonestreet have observed that time has not yet come. Until it does Moore advises, “by registering Gospel-qualified unions as civil marriages and not offici ating at unions that are not Gospel-qualified, we call the government to its responsibility even as we call attention to its limits.” Like Stonestreet cau tioned, “There may very well come a time when the church must take this step,” but as Moore point ed out, “Not yet.” To sign or not to sign CHRISTIAN CONCEPTS Gary Kingwaywordpastor@yahoo.com Q Gary B. King is the pastor of WayWord Ministries here in Lake City. He welcomes com-ments and can be reached at waywordpastor@yahoo.com. T he season is here again when much of the world cele brates Christmas. Anyone that has searched the origin of Christmas knows it came out of Paganism. No one knows for sure when Christ was born; but it most likely was not in the cold Judean winter months. So why do we celebrate Christ’s birthday as Christmas, on December 25? The answer lies in the pagan origins of Christmas. In ancient Babylon, the feast of the Son of Isis (Goddess of Nature) was celebrated on December 25. Raucous partying, gluttonous eating and drinking, and gift-giving were traditions of this feast. There is noth ing about the so-called Christmas celebration that is Biblical. Only two of the four Gospels even mention the birth, Matthew and Luke. Matthew, who presents Jesus as King of Kings, only says after Jesus was born, wise men came. When they found Jesus they fell down and wor shiped Him. They opened their treasures and gave gifts to Jesus (not to each other). It is assumed that there were three wise men because of the three gifts: gold, frankincense and myrrh (Matthew 2:1-11). Mark doesn’t write about the birth at all. John presents Jesus in all His deity as the Son of God. Luke writes of Jesus as the Godman. In Luke 2:1-20 notice it was all about Glorifying, Praising and Worshiping God. Some will say, as they have before, that I am just trying to take the fun out of Christmas for children. That is not true. It is my desire to introduce all young and old to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, not to Santa Claus. In this season, so called Christians will stage the greatest celebration of the year. It will be a commemoration of the birth of Jesus! But in a great majority of the par ties, the Guest of Honor will nowhere be found. Instead of honoring the advent of this Man, the present-day demonstra tions of Christmas are a disgrace to the One of whom it was said, “Thou shalt call his name JESUS; for He shall save His peo ple from their sins” (Matt. 1:21). Let us not forget why He was born. He came to die, to give His life a ransom for sinners. The birth of Christ is not the important event in the story of this Man. His birth was a necessary inci dent to prepare Him for His substitutionary death on the cross, but to stay in the manger is an insult to Christ. We therefore call upon you who are Christians to rally at the cross this Advent Season, and leave the giddy crowd to dance about the man ger. May the coming weeks be a time of meditation and worship at Calvary, and may we refuse to carry on with the world which cele brates a Christmas without Christ. Let us make this Christmas season the occasion for remembering not His “birth” first of all, but His death; not His birthday, but Him. Let us consider a fact we should know but never seem to remember as we should in this season. If we would really realize the treatment He (Jesus) received at the hands of sinners, every Christmas celebration would cease, the music would stop, the dancing would stop, a holy hush would settle upon the crowds. We would bow in shame and remorse at the sight of the One born as a babe in a manger, but who hung on a cross between two thieves. So this year, all that name the name of Jesus as Savior, remember He died that we might live.Are Christmas roots Christian or pagan?BIBLE STUDIES Hugh Sherrillems-hugh43@comcast.net Q Hugh G. Sherrill, Pastor Philippi Baptist Church1444 County Road 18 From staff reports Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5056 SW State Road 47 in Lake City, prepares fish dinners every Friday from 3-6 p.m. for the public to enjoy. The dinner consists of two Alaskan pollock filets, corn, baked beans, hush puppies, cole slaw and tarter sauce. 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Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 LAKE CITY REPORTER FAITH & VALUES FRIDAY & SATURDAY DECEMBER 56, 2014 7A Dec. 5Live NativityRelive the little town of Bethlehem with a live, drive-through Nativity Scene at Columbia City SDA Church, 314 SW Ziegler Terr. The Nativity Scene will be open December 5, 6, 7 and 12, 13, 14 from 6-8 p.m. It is free to see. Call 386-497-4842 or visit www.columbia citysda.com.Dec. 6Garage SaleEpiphany Catholic Church will have a garage sale on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parish hall. There will be a variety of items at bar gain prices. Please come to 1905 SW Epiphany Court and feel free to call for more information: 386-344-0045.Yard SaleA benefit yard sale sponsored by Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church Home Mission Society for Jacqueline Williams will be held Saturday, December 6 at 153 SW Mulberry Drive. All proceeds will help defray some of Jackie’s medical expense for her Multiple Sclerosis. The yard sale will begin at 9 a.m.Dec. 11Renewal ServiceHospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast will present “Renewal,” on Thursday, December 11 from 6-7 p.m. at the Wings Community Education Center, 908 SW Main Blvd. Suite 105 in the Lake City Plaza. For additional information or to register for the Renewal Service, contact Jerry Tyre at 386-755-7714 Ext. 2401.Dec. 13Church AnniversaryNew Mount Pisgah AME Church, 345 NE Washington St., is celebrat ing their church anniversary with Old School YPDers on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 4 p.m. Dec. 14Christmas CantataSunday, December 14 at 5 p.m. the First United Methodist Church, 973 S. Marion Ave., will be performing this year’s Christmas cantata, “Were You There on That Christmas Night?” In addition to the chancel choir, there will be an ensemble of 14 instruments to add variety throughout the cantata. Church AnniversaryNew Mount Pisgah AME Church, 345 NE Washington St., is celebrating their church anniversary on Sunday, Dec. 14 at their 10:30 a.m. service when the officers will be installed.Senior SaintsNew Mount Pisgah AME Church is celebrating the Senior Saints (men and women over 62) on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 3 p.m. There will be singing, dancing, a guitar, music and praise. The church is located at 345 NE Washington St. Call 386-752-1820. Dec. 21Arise & ShineThe Christmas Choir Program at Cornerstone Baptist Church will be "Arise & Shine Your Light Has Come" on Dec. 21 at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome. The church is located at 22297 SW State Road 47 , Fort White.Christmas CantataThe Elim Baptist Church choir presents Silent Night! Holy Night! A Christmas Cantata at Elim Baptist Church, 3435 SW Elim Church Road, Fort White, on Sunday, December 21 at the 11:00 a.m. service. For more information call 386 497-1972.Dec. 24Christmas EveFirst United Methodist Church, 973 S. Marion Ave., will offer a family Christmas Eve service at 4:30 p.m. and a Traditional Candlelight Service at 6:00 p.m. on Dec. 24.On Christmas Day, 1864, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow composed the poem, “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day” that later became one of our best loved Christmas carols. The poem tells of Longfellow’s experience of hearing the church bells ring out “peace on earth, good will to men” on Christmas Day, during the darkest period of the Civil War. Still months away from Lee’s surrender to Grant at the Appomattox Courthouse, and griev ing the tragic death of his wife Fanny and the crippling war injury of his son Charles, Longfellow penned the second stan za of the poem, “And in despair I bowed my head-There is no peace on earth I said — For hate is strong and mocks the song — Of peace on earth, good will to men.” If that were the last verse in the song, it would indeed pronounce a bleak Christmas. No doubt many may be feeling this way this year. Peace on earth and good will to men doesn’t seem the prevalent theme to many facing unemployment, economic downturns, fam ilies separated by miles, death or divorce, and the uncertainty of the future. Yet, it was in his despair that Longfellow then heard the bells ring “more loud and deep” proclaiming “God is not dead, nor doth He sleep-The wrong shall fail, the right prevail-With peace on earth, good will to men.” We need to be remind ed of this truth during the Christmas season. Perhaps during those times when the extra trim mings are stripped away, we see more clearly. My family has joined the ranks of many this season who are “scaling back” on our Christmas shopping and giving more to those in need, and yet the simplici ty of this kind of Christmas really points us back to the baby in a manger some 2000 years ago. Where angels themselves sang the carols and invited a field full of shepherds who probably smelled a tad too much like their sheep, to celebrate the very first Christmas. This baby who was foretold hundreds of years before, in the great est of detail: “For unto us a child is born, to us a son is given and the govern ment shall be on his shoul ders and he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6 reminds us that indeed God is not dead, nor does He sleep; as He left heaven to come to earth, all because our hearts really do matter. “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have everlasting life.” Blessings,Angie Reminder of ‘Peace on Earth, Goodwill to Men’ HEART MATTERS Angie Landangieland3@windstream.net Q Heart Matters is a weekly column written by Angie Land, director of the Family Life Min-istries of the Lafayette Baptist Association, where she teaches bible studies, leads marriage and family conferences, and oers biblical counseling to in-dividuals, couples and families. Q To submit your Church Calendar item, contact Emily Lawson at 754-0424 or by email at elawson@lakecityreporter.com.CHURCH CALENDAR Community OutreachMinistry Pointing People to Christ meets every Thursday at 6 p.m. at 284 SW Beech Street. The public is invited. Call Essie Wilson at 386-755-1483 for more information.Bible studyNew Beginnings of Life Church, 184 SW Windswept Glen, hosts a bible study each Wednesday night at 7 p.m. The study, written by John Bevere, is entitled “The Bait of Satan,” and helps bring people out of hurt and deception into victory. Cost for the workbook is $13.19. Call 386-755-3677 for more.Bible studySouls’ Harbor Church of God in Christ, 901 NE Lake Drive, will have Bible study each Monday from 7 to 8 p.m. For more information, call (386) 752-7811.Bible studyPhilippi Baptist Church has Bible Study at 10 a.m. on Wednesday mornings. They are beginning a verse-by-verse study of 1 Corinthians. Many of the problems the church in Corinth faced, the church today also faces.. The church is located at 1444 SE County Road 18, Lake City. You may call Pastor Hugh Sherrill at 386-365-0817 for more information.Sunday schoolFalling Creek Chapel, 1290 Falling Creek Road in Lake City, has Sunday school for all ages. It is 9:30 a.m. Sundays. Adults meet in the church and children meet in our new Children’s Ministry building. For more infor mation, call (386) 755-0580 or email fallingcreekchapel@gmail.com.Women’s Bible studyA women’s Bible study class will be held each Monday at 9:30 a.m. at the Class Extension of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 436 SW McFarlane Ave. All denomina tions are welcome. For more information, call Esther at (386) 752-9909.Men’s Bible studyOur Redeemer Lutheran Church will have a men’s breakfast and Bible study from 7 to 8 a.m. each Wednesday at the church, 5056 SW State Road 47, one mile south of Interstate 75. For more information, con tact Pastor Bruce Alkire at (386) 755-4299. Ongoing Bible Studies Sometime after the children of Israel left Egypt they began grumbling that they had no food to eat like they did when they were in Egypt. God responded to their grum bling by giving them manna and quail. He pro vided this food for them for the entire time they were in the wilderness (Exodus 16). On the first Sabbath or the seventh day that they were gathering this food, there was no food for them to gather. The Lord through Moses had told them to gather enough on the sixth day to last them for two days (Exodus 16:26). Some tried going out to gather food on the seventh day but there was none to gather and the Lord was not pleased with them. On an earlier occa sion, some had tried to save some food from one day to the next but it was spoiled by the second day. Because the people were not following the commandments of the Lord, He said to Moses, “How long do you refuse to keep My command ments and My instruc tions” (Exodus 16:28). This was not a very com plimentary thing for the Lord to say about these people. The principle taught here would be a good lesson for us to learn and meditate upon. At least one lesson that can be learned from this situation is that we must do things just like God says for us to do them. It may seem logical for us to do them differently but that is not doing the com mandments of the Lord. It may seem like our way is saving time or work but if we do not do it accord ing to the instructions of the Lord then we are not obeying him. It seems very logi cal and time efficient to prepare some today and eat what is left over tomorrow. However, the Lord had told them not to leave any “until morn ing” (Exodus 16:19, 21). It seems very logical to think that if the manna spoiled if it was left over from the previous day that the same thing would happen on the sixth day in relation to the seventh day. So, why the need to gather twice as much on the sixth day, after all it is going to spoil, so logic would tell us. However, the Lord had said differently. He had told them what to do on the sixth day. When they did not do it, they not only did not have food on the seventh day but they had disobeyed God. The main issue here seems to be that the chil dren of Israel had to learn to trust God. Our actions demonstrate to us and everyone else if we truly trust God. Are we going to do what God says even though it does not seem logical? Are we going to follow His instructions even though they may not make sense to us? In connection with the trust issue there is the obedience issue. Obedience is doing some thing because the one in authority has told us to do it. It is not required of us to know all the logic behind the command or instructions in order for us to obey them. The children of Israel had a lot to learn about the God who brought them out of the land of Egypt. They had to learn to trust Him and that His ways were always the best for them. In our world we have a lot to learn about God. We, like them, have to learn to trust God and that His ways are always what is best for us. We must learn to obey. We must learn to trust and obey BIBLICAL MEDITATION Carlton McPeakcarlton_mc@msn.com Q Carlton G. McPeak is an evangelist working in the Lake City area. All Scriptural quotations are from the New American Standard Bible, Holman Bible Publishers, unless otherwise stated. Associated Press VATICAN CITY — Religious leaders from a half-doz en faiths signed a new Vatican initiative Tuesday to end modern-day slavery by 2020, declaring that human trafficking, organ trafficking and forced labor and pros titution are crimes against humanity. Pope Francis was joined by the Hindu guru Mata Amritanandamayi, known as Amma, as well as Buddhist, Anglican, Orthdox, Jewish, Shiite and Sunni Muslim leaders in signing a joint declaration at an unusually high-profile ceremony inside the Vatican walls. The declaration commits the signatories to do every thing in their power within their faith communities to work to free the estimated 35 million people enslaved across the world by 2020. “In the eyes of God, each human being is a free per son, whether girl, boy, woman or man, and is destined to exist for the good of all in equality and fraternity,” the declaration read. Francis has made eliminating modern-day slavery one of the key priorities of his pontificate, inspired by his ministry in the slums of Buenos Aires. Earlier this year, the Vatican launched the Global Freedom Network, a multifaith initiative to encourage govern ments, businesses, educational and faith institutions to rid their supply chains of slave labor. One of the network’s founding members, the Walk Free Foundation, estimates that five countries account for 61 percent of the world’s population living in slavery: India, with an estimated 14.2 million people enslaved, China, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, and Russia. The Anglican members of the network insisted that the declaration refer to “forced prostitution,” to high light that more and more prostitutes today are victims of human trafficking and are not prostituting them selves by choice. Pope’s anti-slavery drive received by multi-faith supportAssociated Press NEW YORK — Vatican officials will soon release the long-awaited findings of their review of women's religious orders throughout the U.S., a Vatican spokesman said Wednesday. The review was separate from the Vatican-ordered overhaul of the largest umbrella organization for U.S. nuns, called the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. That investigation prompted an out pouring of support for U.S. sisters as they challenged the Vatican critique of their organization. However, the study of the wom en's religious orders included many groups connected with the Leadership Conference. The Vatican had said its review of nearly 400 orders aimed to assess the quality of life for U.S. sis ters, whose numbers have plummeted over the past several decades. Vatican to release findings from study of US nuns

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8A FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 56, 2014 NEWS LAKE CITY REPORTER Page Editor: Emily Lawson, 754-0424 1000 Shaped, Cedar and Leyland Cypress US 90 E to Sanderson, left on Hwy 127 go 8 miles, left on Hwy 125 at caution light. Go 6/10 mile, turn right at Noah Raulerson Rd., 3 miles to farm.For more info call (904) 259-7703 From staff reportsLIVE OAK — The Suwannee River Water Management District and Florida Geological Survey introduced dye into Falmouth Spring On September 4, in hopes of learning which other springs were connected to the known Falmouth Cathedral Cave System. Two days after the dye was release the dye appeared in two springs previously not known to be connected, Ellaville and Suwannacoochee. Ellaville is located next to Suwannee River State Park on the south side of the Suwannee River, while Suwannacoochee is located north of the Suwannee and flows into the Withlachoochee River from the west. These two springs are connected by the Suwannacoochee Cave System. Four days later the dye appeared in two other springs, Lime Run Spring and Lime Spring, both of which were thought to be connected to the Falmouth Cathedral Cave System. Further analyses of collected samples may reveal connections to other springs in the area. “It is truly exciting to explore and gain an increased understanding about the natural hydrology. This type of information sets the district in a better position to protect resources, namely the Upper Florida Aquifer,” said Executive Director, Ann Shortelle, Ph. D. For more information about springs within the District, www.mysuwanneeriver.com/springs or contact Erich Marzolf, Ph.D. 386-362-1001.Dye trace reveals connectivitySUWANNEE RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT COURTESYFalmouth dye trace shows connection to Ellaville and Suwannacooche Springs. District partners with Florida Geological Survey. Corn hole tournament supports Dream MachineFrom staff reportsColumbia County Fire Rescue is joining forces with local law enforcement agencies to host the inaugural corn hole tournament that will support the Christmas Dream Machine. The tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Impact Zone Training Academy, 231 Burk Ave. Sign-up will begin at 8 a.m. on the day of the tournament. The first bags will fly at 10. Ticket prices are $20 per person and proceeds will go towards the Christmas Dream Machine, an annual Christmas toy fundraiser that provides toys to hundreds of children in Columbia County. Call Mike at 386-9847133 or Josh at 386-6233628 for more info. MORGUEFILEA Corn Hole Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. will benefit the Dream Machine. From staff reportsLIVE OAK — On Tuesday, Dec. 9, the Suwannee River Water Management District’s Governing Board will meet at 9 a.m. at District Headquarters, 9225 CR 49, Live Oak. The meeting is to consider district business and conduct public hearings on regulatory, real estate, and other various matters. A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting Lisa Cheshire at 386362-1001 or 800-226-1066 (Florida only), or by visiting the District’s website at www.mysuwanneeriver. com. The Governing Board meeting will be followed by a workshop. Additionally, a Governing Board Lands Committee Meeting will take place after the workshop. The Lands Committee will discuss the potential acquisition of lands and the management of District land interests. A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting Robin Lamm at 386-3621001, 800-226-1066 (Florida only), or rrl@srwmd.org. All meetings, workshops, and hearings are open to the public.SRWMD announces its Dec. 9 meetingFrom staff reportsThe 11th Annual Columbia Top Talent will be on Friday, December 12 at the Columbia High School Auditorium beginning at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Admission is $5 for students and $7 for adults. The staff at Columbia High invites the community to please come out and support the Columbia High School Step Team. If you have any question please contact Ronnie Collins @386-755-8080 ext. 116.Columbia Top Talent coming on Dec. 1211TH ANNUAL Doors to CHS auditorium will open at 6 p.m. From staff reportsKaylin Stewart, 3, was diagnosed with Leukemia in August 2014. She is in need of blood donations to offset the medical costs of her transfusions. Therefore, a Blood Drive will be held Tuesday, Dec. 23 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Lake City Fire Department. Mention Kaylin’s name to the tech drawing your blood and Gary & Kasey’s Massage in Lake City will provide you with a 50 percent off coupon for a onehour massage. Also, blood donors who give in Kaylin’s honor will be entered into a raffle to win $100 gift certificate for one hour of Standard Event DJ Service, a cutting board and knife set valued at $150, and a $25 gift certificate for Premier Jewelry.Donate blood for Kaylin By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated PressWASHINGTON — Many people covered under President Barack Obama’s health care law will face higher premiums next year, the administration acknowledged Thursday. While the average increases are modest, it’s more fodder for the nation’s political battles over health care. Officials stressed that millions of current HealthCare. gov customers can mitigate the financial hit if they’re willing to shop around for another plan in a more competitive online marketplace. Subsidies will also help cushion the impact. It’s currently taking an average of 30 minutes for returning customers to update their coverage. Premiums for the most popular type of plan are going up an average of 5 percent in 35 states where Washington is running the health insurance exchanges this year and will do so again in 2015, said a report from the Department of Health and Human Services. Monthly premiums are one of the most important and politically sensitive yardsticks for Obama’s health care law, which offers sub sidized private insurance to people who don’t have access to coverage through their jobs. Sharper premium hikes were common before it passed. The modest average increases reported for 2015 mask bigger swings from state to state, and even within regions of a state. According to data released by the administration, some communities will still see double-digit hikes while others are seeing decreases. Most are somewhere in the middle. “Prior to the Affordable Care Act taking place, we saw double-digit increases in health care costs in this country,” said White House spokesman Josh Earnest. “Those were routine.” Many people who go back to the website “will now find that their costs are limited to only 5 percent on average,” he said, “a much lower cost increase than was in place before the Affordable Care Act.” Even after Thursday’s report, the bottom line remains blurry. Last year, the administration released its analysis of premiums before the start of open enrollment season. This year’s snapshot came more than two weeks after sign-ups had started and covered 13 fewer states. Among the missing states were two of the largest, California and New York. Last year’s report provided average premiums for three types of plans across 48 states — close to a national number. This year’s report has no comparable statistic. With both chambers of Congress under Republican control next year, the health care law will face even closer scrutiny from opponents still pursuing its repeal. Nonetheless, industry experts said the picture appears positive for consumers and the administration. “Benchmark premiums going into year two of the health law are very stable nationally, driven largely by strong competition among insurers,” said Larry Levitt of the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation. “How the law is playing out varies quite a bit across the country, with premiums increasing in some areas but actually going down in other places, which is almost unheard of.” Administration officials said that on the whole, the market for individual insurance has gotten better for consumers.Average Affordable Care premiums going up

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By ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporter.comFort White had no answer for Jordan Coppick Thursday Night. The senior guard scored 24 points on eight of nine shooting from behind the arc, anchoring Columbia High to a lopsided 80-66 victory over the Indians. Despite earning a sec ond consecutive win over the cross-town rivals, Tigers head coach Steve Faulkner was less than impressed with his team’s performance. “We played awful, we were terrible tonight,” Faulkner said. “We had a lack of effort early on. We get up big and tried to let some kids play but it didn’t go very well.” The rivalry bout began with both teams struggling to find a constant offensive rhythm as neither gained a lead larger than four in the opening round. Of the game’s six lead changes, four came in the first quarter. Coppick came out the gates with back-to-back tri fectas -and he wouldn’t cool down. Both teams were tied at 17 after the first. An abundance of turn overs changed a slim defi cit into a double-digit one less than a couple minutes into the second quarter. “That’s all it takes,” Indians head coach Isaiah Phillips said. “We got to get better at securing the basketball and not turn ing the ball over -know ing our roles is the main thing. We got a young team but you have to grow up quick.” With no Indians over six-foot-two, the Tigers were able to use their size to their advantage. CHS out-rebounded Fort White in all four quarters with for ward Darrell Jones leading the way in the paint. The junior recorded 10 of his 14 points in the first half and also added 6 rebounds. CHS went into the locker room with a comfortable 36-20 lead at halftime. Tigers switched to a zone press from their usual full-court after halftime, Lake City Reporter Lake City Reporter SPORTS Friday & Saturday, December 5 & 6, 2014 www.lakecityreporter.com Section B Story ideas?ContactEric JacksonSports Reporter754-0420ejackson@lakecityreporter.com McElwain hiredBy MARK LONGAP Sports WriterGAINESVILLE — Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley wanted a coach with an offensive track record of success. Foley even agreed to pay extra to get him. After working though a sticky buyout issue, Jim McElwain left Colorado State on Thursday to become Florida’s next head coach. “It’s an honor to be a part of the one of most power ful brands in college athlet ics in the Florida Gators,” McElwain said in a statement. “I’m hum bled, yet very excit ed about the tre mendous opportunity. I can’t tell you how eager I am to get to Gainesville to set a course for who we are going to be and what we will be all about.” Local sports fans were excited about the announcement, too. “I think it was a great hire,” said Shayne Edge, CHS grad, Lake City res ident and former Gators player. “I didn’t know any thing about [McElwain] at first. I had to do some research but from what I read he’s pretty good. If he can do what he’s done everywhere else, it should be great.” The Gators announced the hiring at the same time McElwain started a team meeting with players and assistants. Reporters heard a loud ovation before McElwain exited the room in tears. McElwain agreed to a six-year deal at Florida that will average $3.5 million annually. He made $1.5 mil lion this season at Colorado State. Florida fired Muschamp on Nov. 16. He agreed to coach the final two regu lar-season games and fin ished with a 28-21 record in four seasons. While CHS football coach Brian Allen thinks McElwain will be a good fit for the Gators, he was sad to see Muschamp go. “I was sad about Muschamp. I think he’s a great guy — great defensive coordinator, great players coach,” he said. “It sounds like (Florida) should be able to get some things going on the offensive side of the ball. Offense brings fans to the stands but defense wins championships. I hope they’ll be able to contin ue some of the good that Muschamp was able to get done defen sively. McElwain went 22-16 in three seasons at Colorado State. He was Alabama’s offensive coordinator for four years, helping the Tide win two national titles, before moving to Fort Collins, Colorado. “He has an engaging personality and is someone who can connect with a variety of audiences and he Local reaction to new UF coach is favorable. CHS to host Fleming Island tonight Tigers return home for first time in weeks.By ERIC JACKSONejackson@lakecityreporter.comAfter the playing their last four matches on the road, the Columbia High soccer team will have their hands full as they return home to host a for midable Fleming Island team tonight. Fresh off of a 1-0 vic tory over Taylor County, the Tigers come into tonight’s match looking to win back-to-back for the first time this season. The Tigers didn’t earn their first district win Wednesday without a skirmish. Punches were thrown -a Taylor County red card was dealt as the Tigers got under their skin. CHS prides themselves on its physicality. A squad that won’t back down without a fight. “That’s a sign of Columbia High School -it always has been,” Tigers head coach Trevor Tyler said. “We’re fighters, that’s what we do. We get out there and knock them out. Not in the sense of throwing SOCCER continued on 2B Tigers topple Indians, 80-66 JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterDilan Hall passes the ball as he drives down court. JASON MATTHEW WALKER/ Lake City ReporterFort White’s Christian Helsel fights Columbia High’s Darrell Jone s for a rebound on Thursday. CHS continued on 2B Senior guard Jordan Coppick dominates. ‘I think it was a great hire ... If he can do what he’s done everywhere else, it should be great.’ — Shayne Edge, CHS grad and former Gator punter McElwain COACH continued on 2B +&-2-0-0.-02'-,**0'%&210#1#04#": Now $14,699 Now $9,999 Now $4,999 580 SW Florida Gateway Dr Lake City, FL 32024 386-758-2453 interstatecycles.com 2013 XVZ1300T Was $20,490 2013 YZFR1D Was $14,490 2013 XVS650 Was $6900 ™ * 0%-10% down payment required. APR range of 3.49%–13.99% may apply. Applies to purchases of select new 2010-2014 Star Motorcycles made on a Yamaha Installment Financing loan account from 9/1/14 to 12/27/14. 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SCOREBOARD SCOREBOARD BASKETBALL NBA Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB d-Toronto 15 4 .789 —d-Washington 12 5 .706 2 Atlanta 11 6 .647 3d-Chicago 12 7 .632 3Cleveland 9 7 .563 4½Milwaukee 10 10 .500 5½Miami 9 9 .500 5½Brooklyn 8 9 .471 6Indiana 7 11 .389 7½Orlando 7 14 .333 9Boston 5 11 .313 8½New York 4 15 .211 11 Charlotte 4 15 .211 11Detroit 3 16 .158 12Philadelphia 1 17 .056 13½ WESTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB d-Golden State 15 2 .882 — d-Memphis 15 3 .833 ½d-Portland 14 4 .778 1½Houston 14 4 .778 1½Dallas 15 5 .750 1½San Antonio 13 5 .722 2½ L.A. Clippers 13 5 .722 2½ Phoenix 11 8 .579 5Sacramento 9 9 .500 6½New Orleans 8 8 .500 6½ Denver 9 9 .500 6½Oklahoma City 5 13 .278 10½ Utah 5 14 .263 11L.A. Lakers 5 14 .263 11 Minnesota 4 13 .235 11 HOCKEY NHL Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE GP W L OT Pts GF GATampa Bay 26 17 6 3 37 92 69Pittsburgh 24 17 5 2 36 82 55N.Y. Islanders 25 18 7 0 36 80 67Montreal 27 17 8 2 36 70 68Detroit 25 14 6 5 33 77 65N.Y. Rangers 24 11 9 4 26 71 70Toronto 24 13 8 3 29 81 72Boston 26 14 11 1 29 63 63Florida 23 10 7 6 26 50 58Ottawa 24 10 9 5 25 63 66Washington 24 10 10 4 24 68 69New Jersey 25 9 12 4 22 58 72Philadelphia 25 8 13 4 20 66 81Buffalo 25 9 14 2 20 45 77Carolina 24 8 13 3 19 56 69Columbus 24 7 15 2 16 54 84 WESTERN CONFERENCE GP W L OT Pts GF GAAnaheim 27 16 6 5 37 76 72Nashville 24 16 6 2 34 65 48Vancouver 25 17 7 1 35 79 69St. Louis 25 16 7 2 34 67 55Calgary 26 16 8 2 34 83 66Chicago 25 16 8 1 33 78 49Los Angeles 25 13 7 5 31 67 57Winnipeg 26 13 9 4 30 55 58Minnesota 24 14 9 1 29 67 56San Jose 26 12 10 4 28 70 71Dallas 25 9 11 5 23 73 89Colorado 25 9 11 5 23 67 79Arizona 26 10 13 3 23 64 81Edmonton 26 6 15 5 17 58 90 2B LAKE CITY REPORTER SPORTS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5 & 6, 2014 Page Editor: Eric Jackson, 754-0420 operates with a high level of integrity,” Foley said. Not only has the 52-yearold McElwain been a head coach — something Foley wanted after fail ing with former defensive coordinators Ron Zook and Muschamp — he also has NFL experience, Southeastern Conference ties and familiarity with the state of Florida. Most important is his offensive resume. The Rams rank 13th nationally, averaging 498 yards a game. McElwain took over a program that went 3-9 for three consecutive seasons (2009-11), but has enjoyed a quick turnaround since his arrival. The Rams went 4-8 in 2012 and 8-6 last year before this season’s break through performance. They have wins against rival Colorado and Boston College in 2014. The Gators are looking for an offensive renaissance after four years of futility. Florida fans were spoiled watching Steve Spurrier’s “Fun ‘n’ Gun” in the 1990s and then Urban Meyer’s high-scoring spread scheme in the late 2000s. COACHContinued From 1B which turned out to be effective as the Indians failed to claw their way back into the contest. CHS led by as much as 31 points before the fourth quarter began. Fort White (2-1) suffers its first loss of the year while CHS improves to 3-1. The Tigers fin ish their home-stand tonight in a district matchup against Middleburg before traveling to Hamilton County on Saturday. “It feels good to carry on the momen tum,” Coppick said. “We’re getting pumped for the next two games. We just got to play with the same intensi ty as we did the game before.” CHSContinued From 1Apunches but as much as the referees will let us do. If you’re not physical, you can allow teams to push you around and we don’t want that happening.” The same toughness will be required to pull off a victory against state-playoff regulars Fleming Island. The Golden Eagles arrive in Lake City coming off an impressive 6-0 shut out against Bishop Kenny Wednesday night. CHS aims to hand Fleming Island its first road loss of the season. “They’re very good. They always have the ability to pass the ball around the back. They have a lot of good play ers. We’re looking for ward to a tough match, hopefully we’re up to the task.” SOCCERContinued From 1A From staff reportsGateway RC Club will host its first RC Clinic on Dec. 6 at 9 a.m. at the race track. Brian Lewis and son Landen have made the clinic possible and will draw in other top-notch racers from the region. Pre-registration for the clinic is required. Do so by visiting teamlewisracing.com/clinic. Call Tim Murray at 352-260-7152 with ques tions or for more information. 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DEAR ABBY: My husband and I divorced because of another woman. I took it hard, but after a year or so, I was OK. Fast forward to 2013: He shows up on my doorstep, needing food and shelter, so I took him in (he’s still the father of my children). Now I can’t get rid of him! He’s trying to show me he’s changed. If I didn’t know him, I’d think he wasn’t the same man at all. I need to know if this is an OK situation for me to be in, because well-meaning friends and family tell me he won’t change; he’ll leave again. (I say, “As long as he abides by the terms of the divorce, so what!”) I don’t care if he sees other people; he’s my EX. As far as I’m concerned, he’s just renting a room in my house. But I need to know -am I hurting the kids by letting him stay? He seems to get along bet ter with them now than he ever did, and I’d be renting that room to someone else if it wasn’t him. As far as I’m concerned, better the devil you know than the one you don’t. Am I doing the right thing? And if so, how do I get well-meaning people to stop lecturing me? — LANDLADY IN CALIFORNIA DEAR LANDLADY: I can’t see how your ex living in the house would hurt the children -unless he suddenly disappears from their lives again. His presence there, even as “only a renter,” may lessen your chances of finding a serious romance again, because few if any men welcome courting a woman under these circumstances. However, if you are happy with things just as they are, then when the unwelcome lectures start, all you have to do is tell the well-meaning lecturers that you know what you’re doing and to please pipe down. The arrangement you have with your ex may work better for both of you than the marriage did because it appears he is always on his best behav ior. DEAR ABBY: I’m preg nant with my first baby. I use Facebook to update my family in another country about my pregnancy and the little milestones that have happened. But when I do, my cousin “Rita” takes it upon herself to turn every status I post into something about her and her daughter. I feel like she’s trying to one-up me or divert attention away from my child. We come from a big, tight-knit family and until now, her daughter was the baby of the family. Rita has been doing this for months now, and I’m starting to get annoyed. How can I tell her politely to please stop stealing my thunder and turning every thing into something about her? — ANNOYED IN THE WEST DEAR ANNOYED: Whether she’s doing it consciously or not, it does appear that Cousin Rita is competitive with you. It would be interesting to know if she has always been this way. You can’t stop her from competing, but you can develop a sense of humor where she’s concerned. Her bids for attention are really rather sad, and once your baby arrives, he or she will be the baby of the family -until Rita becomes pregnant again, that is. (I’m tempted to start the count down now.) DEAR ABBY: I am a young adult, the eldest of four children. I sleep in a basement (furnished and livable), which serves as my bedroom. I have no job, no driver’s license, no friends who live close by. I try to make my fam ily happy, despite being underappreciated by my parents and siblings. No matter how often I clean the house, take the blame when I have done nothing wrong or try to be social and see eye to eye, I spend many nights crying like a baby in the inky darkness. A few times I have felt so down I have wanted to end my life. I found an opportunity to get the training I need to accomplish the first half of my dream, and being a chef would help me earn the money I need to make the other half of my dream a reality. The thing is, I’m required to live on the property of the school. I tried running away once and had to come back. I don’t want my par ents to think I’m trying to run away from them again, but we don’t com municate well. How can I get them to see I’m trying to move toward my goal instead of severing family bonds? — BABY OF THE BASEMENT DEAR BABY: I don’t know how old you were when you ran away, but if you are close to 18 or older, then finding a way to be self-supporting should be your priority. Family bonds are supposed to be bonds of love, not chains that prevent a person from achieving his or her poten tial. If you can’t explain this to your parents, then you should enlist the help of another adult -a family friend or a relative -to help them understand that getting the training or certification you need for a career isn’t severing any thing, but is to everyone’s advantage. DEAR ABBY: I’m 12 years old and I still play with dolls. My older sister keeps telling me to grow up. I am embarrassed to ask my mom about it. Lots of girls at my school are growing up and they wear makeup, and I feel left out sometimes. Sometimes I throw tantrums. I try to get good grades, but my sister puts me down by saying stuff like I’m stu pid. I try to ignore it, but it just gets in my head and stays in there forever. It’s hard growing up to be a young lady. I don’t know what to do with my life. I’m trying to grow up, but I can’t get out of my childish ways. Please help me, Abby. I would really appreciate it. — SAMANTHA IN KOKOMO DEAR SAMANTHA: Growing up isn’t easy. I know people decades past the age of 21 who are still trying to do it, some with more success than others. It might help you to know that people don’t mature at the same rate. This may have to do with emotional maturity and hormones. At 12, you are supposed to be mature enough to control your emotions and not have tan trums. Because you aren’t, it’s important you talk with your mother about your feelings. As to your dolls -hang onto them if you wish. ARIES (March 21-April 19): You will pick up information quick ly and can selectively choose topics that will help you reach your profession al goals. Insight into help ing those who don’t have a voice will be your calling. Your appeal is amplified and romance is on the rise. ++++ TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Problems will not go away unless you deal with whatever is both ering you before your tem per has a chance to grow. Dealing with matters diplo matically will bring much better results. Don’t let your work suffer because you are fretting. +++ GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t be afraid to change your direction. As long as you get the results you are looking for, the path you take won’t matter. Changes at home will improve your personal life and motivate you to make a positive relationship choice. +++ CANCER (June 21-July 22): Look for the obvious. Don’t trust anyone with your secrets or your intentions. Don’t make a fuss, just take care of your responsibilities and get some rest. Quiet time will help you reassess your position and your competi tion. +++ LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You can make a difference if you put your efforts into something you believe in or care about. Social events will allow you to drum up followers who support your cause. Don’t slow down when you should be speeding up. Love is highlighted. ++++ VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Tread carefully when dealing with domestic matters. Not everyone will agree with your plans. You will have to use persua sive tactics if you want to reach your personal goals. Deception and disillusion ment must not be disre garded. ++ LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Make plans for the weekend. A short trip, a little shopping or assist ing in a good cause will put you in a good mood. Satisfaction will come from knowing you have fulfilled something of meaning. Romance is on the hori zon. +++ SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Follow the road less traveled, but be particularly careful when it comes to your money, possessions or dealing with people from your past. Cover your back by taking care of your respon sibilities before you opt to follow a personal path. +++ SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Temptation is the enemy. You can have fun without being indul gent. Be true to yourself as well as to the ones you love. Positive changes will add to your comfort, convenience and your emotional well-being. Plan a surprise for someone special. +++ CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Be careful whom you share secrets with. Focus on money matters and look for tax write-offs and investments that will keep your money working for you. Don’t expect everyone to be on your team. Avoid unpre dictable people. +++ AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Take care of matters that con cern elderly relatives or friends. Your help will be appreciated and reward ed. Positive changes at home will bring you closer to your personal goals. Prepare to have visitors. +++++ PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Jealousy will surface if you feel threatened by someone interfering in your work or home life. Refuse to let anyone know how you feel and you will find a way to outmaneuver any oppo nent you encounter. ++ Happy Birthday: Face facts and deal with challenges swiftly and efficiently. This is not the time of year to avoid what needs to be taken care of. Once you clear up mis haps, unfinished business and personal matters, you will be able to move into fast-forward mode and re-establish the relation ships, pastimes and pro fessional goals you want to strive to improve. Your numbers are 4, 11, 23, 27, 34, 39, 41. THE LAST WORD Eugenia Last Mom questions renting a room to her ex-husband Q Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Abigail Van Burenwww.dearabby.com FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 56, 2014 ADVICE & PUZZLES LAKE CITY REPORTER 3B Singer Little Richard is 82. Singer Jim Messina (Loggins and Messina, Poco) is 67. Actor Brian Backer (“Fast Times at Ridgemont High”) is 58. Country singer Tyler England is 51. Singer-guitarist John Rzeznik of The Goo Goo Dolls is 49. Country singer Gary Allan is 47. Comedian Margaret Cho is 46. Actress Alex Kapp Horner (“The New Adventures of Old Christine”) is 45. Actress Paula Patton is 39. Singer Keri Hilson is 32. Actor Frankie Muniz (“Malcolm in the Middle”) is 29. Puzzle Solutions on the next page. DEAR ABBYHOROSCOPESCELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

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4B LAKE CITY REPORTER PUZZLES & COMICS FRIDAY & SATURDAY, DECEMBER 56, 2014 DILBERT BABY BLUES BLONDIE BEETLE BAILEY B.C. FRANK & ERNEST FOR BETTER OR WORSE ZITS HAGAR THE HORRIBLE SNUFFY SMITH GARFIELD CLASSIC PEANUTS PUZZLE ANSWERS olutionsolder

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Lake City Reporter Classifieds Classifieds dial-a-pro Reporter Service DirectoryTo place a Reporter Service Directory Ad in Columbia and surrounding CountiesHighlight Your Reporter Service Directory Ad With Ar twork-Ask Your Representative For Details 386-755-5440 ServicesCertified Chimney Sweep Services Lic/Ins 7 days per week Wood stoves also. Low rates . 386-344-8113 Want to sell it quickly? Call Melissa: 386-754-0401 2005 36ft. Victory Lane 5th Wheel Toy HaulerVG Condition for yr. Everything works, 3 axles for heavy loads, sleeps 8 Plus Hitch.$18,500 or OBOCall(386) 628-7016 Wheels & Watercraft LegalIN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDACASE NO. 12-2014-CA-000308WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.Plaintiff,v.THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANT-EES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF JUANITAHUNTER A/K/AJUANI-TAW.HUNTER, DECEASED, ETAL.Defendants.NOTICE OF ACTIONTO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIE-NORS, TRUSTEES, AND CRED-ITORS OF JUANITAHUNTER A/K/AJUANITAW. HUNTER, DECEASED, AND ALLCLAIM-ANTS, PERSONS OR PARTIES, NATURALOR CORPORATE, AND WHOSE EXACTLEGALSTATUS IS UNKNOWN, CLAIM-ING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINSTTHE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF JUANITAHUNT-ER A/K/AJUANITAW. HUNTER, DECEASED, OR ANYOF THE HEREIN NAMED OR DESCRI-BED DEFENDANTS OR PARTIES CLAIMING TO HAVE ANYRIGHT, TITLE OR INTERESTIN AND TO THE PROPERTYHERE-IN DESCRIBEDCurrent residence unknown, but whose last known address was:344 NE PATTERSON AVE, LAKE CITY, FL32055-3467-AND-TO: CAROLYN ANN MONTGOM-ERY, and all unknown parties claim-ing by, through, under or against the above named Defendant, who is not know to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees spouses, or other claimantsCurrent Residence Unknown, but whose last known whose last known address was:2714 CRESTRIDGE DRIVE, AT-LANTA, GA30344YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the fol-lowing property in Columbia Coun-ty, Florida, to-wit:THE EAST40 FEETOF LOT19, BLOCK 232, IN THE EASTERN DIVISION OF THE CITYOF LAKE CITY, FLORIDA, AC-CORDING TO THE OFFICIALMAPOF SAID CITY, ALLLYING AND BEING IN COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA.has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A., Plain-tiff’s attorney, whose address is 12425 28th Street North, Suite 200, St. Petersburg, FL33719, on or be-fore December 10, 2014 or within thirty (30) days after the first publi-cation of this Notice of Action, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court at P.O. Box 2069, Lake City, FL32056-2069, either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediate-ly thereafter; otherwise , a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint pe-tition.AMERICANS WITH DISABILITYACT: If you are a person with a disa-bility who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this pro-ceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain as-sistance. Please contact Carrina Cooper, Court Administration at 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, Florida 32055, 386-758-2163 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or im-mediately upon receiving this notifi-cation if the time before the sched-uled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.WITNESS my hand and seal of the Court on this 10 day of November, 2014,P. DeWitt CasonClerk of the Circuit CourtBy: /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk10736911November 28, 2014December 5, 2014 IN THE CIRCUITCOURT, THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDAFILE NUMBER: 14-296-CPIN RE: ESTATE OFMELBAEDITH TICEALSO KNOWN AS MELBAE. TICE,Deceased.NOTICE TO CREDITORSThe administration of the estate of Melba Edith Tice, also known as Melba E. Tice, deceased, whose date of death was September 29, 2014, is pending in the Circuit Court for Co-lumbia County, Florida, Probate Di-vision, the address of which is Post Office Box 2069, Lake City, Florida 32056-2069. The names and address-es of the personal representatives and the personal representatives’attorney are set forth below.All creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or de-mands against the Decedent’s estate Legalon whom a copy of this notice is re-quired to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRSTPUBLI-CATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF ACOPYOF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.All other creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedent’s estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRSTPUBLICA-TION OF THIS NOTICE.ALLCLAIMS NOTFILED WITH-IN THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDAPROBATE CODE WILLBE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SETFORTH ABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.The date of first publication of this notice is December 5, 2014.Personal Representative/s/ SONYAVICTORIATICE171 SWNectar CourtLake City, Florida 32024Attorney for Personal RepresentativeDARBYPEELE CRAPPS & GREEN, LLP/s/ HERBERTF. DARBYFlorida Bar No. 0017901JOSHUAD. CRAPPSFlorida Bar No. 11832285 Northeast Hernando AvenueLake City, Florida 32055Telephone: 1-386-752-4120email:herbertfdarby@darbypeele.comjoshuadcrapps@darbypeele.com10737130December 5, 12, 2014 IN THE CIRCUITCOURTOF THE THIRD JUDICIALCIRCUITIN AND FOR COLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDACase No.: 2014-0350-CADivision: Circuit CivilSAM JOHNS a/k/a SAMUELAL-VIN JOHNSPlaintiff,Vs.THE ESTATE OF RICHARD WIL-LIAMS,Deceased.NOTICE OF ACTIONTODEFENDANT: THE ESTATE OF RICHARD WILLIAMS, DE-CEASEDYOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Complaint for Complaint for Foreclosure of Agreement for Deed of the following property in Colum-bia County, Florida:LOT9 BLOCK A, MELROSE PARK SUBDIVISION, AS PER PLATON FILE IN PLATBOOK 2, PAGE 56 OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURTCOLUMBIACOUN-TY, FLORIDA. PARCEL33-3S-17-06611-000. LOCATED AT366 SE MONTROSE AVE., CITYOF LAKE CITY, COUNTYOF CO-LUMBIA, STATE OF FLORIDA.has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Ste-phen M. Witt, the plaintiff’s attor-ney, whose address is PO Box 2064, Lake City, FL32056-2064, on or be-fore December 20, 2014, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on the plain-tiff’s attorney or immediately there-after; otherwise a default will be en-tered against you for the relief de-manded in the complaint of petition.DATED on November 13, 2014P. Dewitt Cason, Clerk forThird Judicial Circuit Court of Co-lumbia County, FloridaBy /s/ B. ScippioDeputy Clerk10736949November 21, 28, 2014December 5, 12, 2014 NOTICE OF ENACTMENTOF ORDINANCEBYTHE BOARD OF COUNTYCOMMISSIONERS OFCOLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDANOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN that the ordinance, which title hereinafter appears, will be considered for enact-ment by the Board of County Com-missioners of Columbia County, Florida, at a public hearing on De-cember 18, 2014 at 5:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the School Board Adminis-trative Complex located at 372 West Duval Street, Lake City, Florida.Copies of said ordinance may be in-spected by any member of the public at the Office of the County Manager, County Administrative Offices locat-ed at 135 Northeast Hernando Ave-nue, Lake City, Florida, during regu-lar business hours.On the date, time and place first above mentioned, all interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the ordinance.The title of said ordinance reads, as follows:AN ORDINANCE OF COLUMBIACOUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 98-1, THE CO-LUMBIACOUNTYLAND DE-VELOPMENTREGULATIONS, AS AMENDED; RELATING TO AN AMENDMENTTO THE TEXTOF THE COLUMBIACOUNTYLAND DEVELOPMENTREGU-LATIONS, PURSUANTTO AN APPLICATION, LDR 14-01, BYBOARD OF COUNTYCOMMIS-SIONERS; PROVIDING FOR AMENDING SECTION 4.17.5 EN-TITLED SPECIALEXCEPTIONS TOADD CHURCHES AND OTH-ER HOUSES OF WORSHIPAS APERMITTED SPECIALEXCEP-TION WITHIN THE INDUSTRIAL(I) ZONING DISTRICT; PROVID-ING SEVERABILITY; REPEAL-ING ALLORDINANCES IN CON-FLICT; AND PROVIDING AN EF-FECTIVE DATE LegalThe public hearing may be continued to one or more future date.Any in-terested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any con-tinuation of the public hearing shall be announced during the public hear-ing and that no further notice con-cerning the matter will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calendar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearing.All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decisions made at the public hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, they may need to en-sure that a verbatim record of the proceedings are made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons need-ing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in the pro-ceeding should contact Lisa K. B. Roberts, at least seven (7) days prior to the date of the hearing.Ms. Rob-erts may be contacted by telephone at (386)758-1005 or by Telecommu-nication Device for Deaf at (386)758-2139.10737078December 5, 2014 020Lost & Found Lost 11/28/14 in parking lot at Marathon Gas Station, US 19, Lake City, FLdiamond engagement ring. REWARD (813) 781-3476 100Job Opportunities10737144Administrative Assistant position Strong office, telephone and computer skills are necessary. If you are interested in a 40 hour work week, good pay and a productive work atmosphere then please email your resume to: hr@speced.org Located in White Springs, FL. Experienced Roofers & Labors needed. Apply at RB&M Enterprises, 323 S. Marion Ave 386-755-7878 Looking for a rewarding experience? EARLYHEAD START TECHNICALASSISTANT $11.12 12.32 hr Must have FCCPC (CDAor ECPC) & 5 yrs exp w/ children ages 0-3; Prefer AS in ECE or related field & min 3 yrs exp ECE technical assistance; record keeping & computer knowledge essential. We offer excellent benefits, paid holidays, paid leave, health/dental insurance and more. Apply in person at 236 SW Columbia Avenue or application available online at www .sv4cs.or g Or email/ fax resume to: employment@sv4cs.or g Fax (386) 754-2220 Call 754-2225 EOE Mechanic needed with heavy truck experience preferred. Excellent pay package. Southern Specialized Truck and Trailer 386-752-9754 PARTTIME Ordained Minister sought for small Non-denominational church with ministry for children. 386-623-7516 Part time 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: www.dsisecurity.com BB9100030 TEACHERS $8.53 $11.20 hr Infant/Toddler (birth-3) Pre-school (ages 3-5) 40 hours DCF training required, prefer 3 yrs relevant experience. Financial assistance may be provided towards credential. Excellent Benefits, Paid Holidays, Sick/Annual Leave. Must pass DCF background screening & physical requirements. APPLYONLINE at: sv4cs.or g Or E-mail/fax resume to: employment@sv4cs.or g Fax (386) 754-2220 or Call 754-2225 EOE 120Medical Employment10737155MEDICALASSISTANT Must have HS Diploma and Phlebotomy certification with min. 1 yr exp. Qualified candidates please email resume to: jsmith@ccofnf.com 120Medical EmploymentCLINICAL SPECIALIST CCI – Lake City, FL This is direct service work interacting with potentially dangerous psychologically, emotionally, and dually diagnosed adults with mental illnesses in a prison setting. Work involves responsibility for processing intakes and discharges; monitoring and documenting client behaviors and activities; participating and assisting with educational, social and recreational activities; providing a safe and therapeutic environment; interacting in a warm compassionate manner; de-escalating clients when necessary; promoting client achievement of treatment plan goals and objectives.Apply online at www .smabehavioral.or g 240Schools & Education10736811Interested in a Medical Career?Express Training offers courses for beginners & exp • Nursing Assistant, $499 Day 12/08/14 • Phlebotomy national certifica-tion, $800 next class1/12/2015• LPN Deadline 3/2/15 Class begins 3/16/15 Fees incl. books, supplies, exam fees. Call 386-755-4401 or expresstrainingservices.com 310Pets & Supplies 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 10737095ESTATESALE , Fri 12/5 & Sat. 12/6, 8am-2pm, 298 NW Harris Loop, off Hwy 90, 1st of several lg sales from a local estate. Includes Christmas collectibles and tons of antiques & hard to find collectibles 772-341-4174 375 SE Jonathan Way, off Old Country Club. 12/5 & 12/6 7-12 Rain or Shine. Lots of glassware, bowls/serving sets, books, DVDs, kitchen gadgets, video games 382 NW Colquitt Way, Plantations S/D Sat & Sun 12/6 & 12/7, 8-? Christmas Decor, Christmas Tree, clothing, HH, toys, lots of misc. Lake City Campground 441 N 1 mile past I-10. Sat & Sun 9:30am-2pm New and used, collectables, videos, tools, furn, ect. Moving Sale 196 SWTimerbland Ct. Fri & Sat 8am-? Furn, tools, lawn equip, Christmas Decor, HH, Lots of misc. MULTI FAMILY. Sat. 8-? Corner of Branford Hwy & Nursery Rd. Childrens clothes, toys, household items, & much more. PUBLISHER'S NOTE All Yard Sale Ads Must be Pre-Paid. Yard Sale Sat 12/6 8-1 192 SW Dante Terr (242 off Branford Hwy) Mens/Womens plus size clothes, HH items & much more 440Miscellaneous Gold Lift Chair Like new $300 754-0813 Kenmore large capacity Washer/Dryer white Works great looks good $235 OBO 386-292-3927 Large Heat pump window A/C With remote, works great $250 368-292-3927 Portable wall heater Climate controlled Nice. Cost $400 will take $175 386-292-3927 Small upright Piano A-1 condition $500 firm 386-754-0813 630Mobile Homes forRent3/2 SWMH on 1 fenced acre, 1 mile from Pinemont Elementary $700/mo $600/dep 352-281-0549 3BR/2BASWMH on 1 ac private lot, $550/mo 1st+last+ $250/dep required located in Ellisville. No pets. 352-870-5144 630Mobile Homes forRentClean & serene community in the heart of Lake City. 2 bd/1bth. Homes in great condition. 495 mo. 305-984-5511 only 2 left hurry NEWER 2/2. Super clean on 1 ac . North by distribution center. Perfect for Target employee. $575. mo Call for details. 386-867-9231 640Mobile Homes forSaleLike New 2001 4BR/2BA$19,900 Set up 904-259-4663 waynefriermacclenny.com New Palm Harbor Velocity Models! 3/2 starting in the 50's, 4/2 starting in the 60's Limited time offer !! 800-622-2832 *Se habla espanol 650Mobile Home & LandFORECLOSURE 3/2 on 2.5 acres. Like New condition. Only $74,900 Call 904-259-4663 710Unfurnished Apt. ForRent10737021The Grove Apartments 1 Month Free Rent! 2BR, 1, 1.5 or 2BAavail. Pool, Gated Community, Pet Friendly, Playground, W/D hook ups (rentals avail) Furnished apartments avail Call: 386-754-1800 www.thegrovelakecity.com 2 large br/1ba Apt. close to shopping & VA. $550 mo $550 dep. CH/A, NO PETS 386-697-4814 2BR/1 & 1/2 ba, screened porch Very Clean. Great location. W/D $895 a month & $895 deposit Call 386-288-8401 2BR/2BAw/garage 5 minutes from VAhospital and Timco & Target. Call for details. 386-365-5150 ALANDLORD You Can Love! 2/1 Duplex, very nice nbrhd, CH/A, W/D hookup, $700/mo + dep. 758-9351 or 352-208-2421 Great area West of I-75, deluxe 2br apts, some w/garage. W/D hookups & patio. $675-$750 plus SEC. 386-438-4600 Nice Apt Downtown. Remodeled 1 bdrm. Kitchen, dining, LR $475. mo plus sec. Incld pest control. 386-362-8075 or 386-754-2951 Up to 1 mo FREE!Select units call fordetails386-758-84551, 2 & 3BR apts. avail.$89 DepositPools, B-ball, gym & more! *FREE afterschool programWindsong Apts 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 ForRent3 BR/1 BA, New flooring, close to town, fenced in yard, private well $895 month. & $895 deposit 386-752-7578 & 386-288-8401 3BR/2BA. 1,998 Sq/ft. Inground pool. Fenced yard. Smoke Free. No indoor pets. $1150/mo. 12 mo. lease reqd. 1st & last mo required. (386) 623-4654 Eastside Village 55+, homeowner assoc. clubhouse & pool, lg family room, appliances, 2BR/2BA , 2 porches, garage door opener, a/c,FP, lg utility room,new roof, carpeting, fence, sprinkler system, available immediately.$795/mo. Cell: 631-582-3111 750Business & Office RentalsOAKBRIDGE OFFICE Complex Professional Office Available 725 SE Baya Dr Call 752-4820 Professional Office Space at152 N. Marion, 4 offices, +/1,000s.f. $ 695/month. 961-8466.Excellent location across courthouse 805Lots forSale 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 Lake City , Whitetail Southwest Cir, 3BR/2BAMobile Home 1404 sqft, Screen Porch Lease Program. Call For Details 855-671-5657 810Home forSale Stan Batten Real Estate, 752-4402, Well maintained in 55+ community, 2 car garage, nice Fla. room, back patio. MLS87711 $93,900 Stan Batten Real Estate , 752-4402, Well maintained, Lg. L.Room, F. Dining, security system, pond in backyard. MLS88163 $129,900. Stan Batten Real Estate , 7524402, 3/2 w/laminate wood floors, Lg. kitchen, 2,432 sq. ft., brick const., screened in porch. MLS88212 $148,900. Stan Batten Real Estate , 7524402, Spacious 2,792 sq. ft. open floor plan, spacious kitchen, CB block. MLS88901 $169,900. Stan Batten Real Estate , 752-4402, 2,045 heated sq. ft., over 2,616 under roof, open floor plan, high ceilings, wood plank floors. MLS88941 $186,900. Stan Batten Real Estate , 752-4402, Brick & Hardy board, wooded acreage, 2 car garage, covered porch, Jacuzzi tub & separate shower in master. Move in ready. MLS89193 $152,900. 820Farms & Acreage1/2 ACRE lots; Owner financing $ 300 down; $ 77 per month Deas Bullard/BKLProperties 386-752-4339 www.landnfl.com 4 1/2 acre lot. Lake Jeffery Road. Gorgeous Oaks!Paved Rd Owner Financing! NO DOWN! $59,900. $525mo 352-215-1018. www .LandOwnerFinancing.com 4 acres, Wellborn, New Well installed, Beautifully wooded w/cleared Home Site, owner fin, no down, $39,900, $410 mon Call 352-215-1018 www.LandOwnerFinancing.com 870Real Estate WantedWe buy houses! Sell your house fast! Fast Cash! Call (386) 487-6952. 940Trucks APACKAGE DEALFOR SALE! Truck and Crab Trailer as is. 1990 Dodge Ram $14,995 904-607-7377 FRIDAY& SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5 &6, 2014 CLASSIFIEDLAKECITYREPORTER 5B

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