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Phone: 850-638-0212 Website: chipleypaper.com Fax: 850-638-4601 50 www.chipleypaper.com For the latest breaking news, visit CHIPLEYPAPER.COM IN BRIEF C onnec t with us 24/7 G et br eak ing new s videos e xpanded st or ies phot o galler ies opinions and mor e ... @WCN_HC T CH IPLE Y P APER C OM Volume 90, Number 80 Saturday, January 18 2014 Faith Events A4 WEEKEND Washington County News Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration CHIPLEY The 2014 Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration theme will be Living the Dream, Working the Vision. Events will include the Annual Day of Service, featuring Mr. Corey Lindsey, Ms. Nicole Bare eld and the Honorable Judge Colby Peel, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Gilmore Park in Chipley. The rst Annual Gospel Fest will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Chipley Farmers Market located on 7th Street. The Annual Parade will be held in Downtown Chipley at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 20. Following the parade at 11:30 the Annual Commemorative Service with Attorney Hurbert Brown will be held at the Chipley Farmers Market on 7th Street. Throughout the weekend there will be vendors, prizes, food, a D.J., activities and live entertainment, T-Shirts will also be available. Prom and Bridal Expo CHIPLEY The Chipley Womens Club will be sponsoring the Fifth Annual Prom and Bridal Expo from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Washington County Ag Center. Admission is free. Booths will be lled by vendors of all the services related to weddings and other Florida Chamber rep gives updates By CECILIA SPEARS 547-9414 | @WCN_HCT cspears@chipleypaper.com CHIPLEY Discussing everything from Florida DMV fees to Florida education standards, Greg Blose, Grassroots Development and Engagement Manager from the Florida Chamber of Commerce was guest speaker at the Washington County Chamber of Commerces Chamber Breakfast on Thursday. Theres a lot of things that the Florida Chamber of Commerce does that directly effects you, said Washington County Chamber of Commerce Director Ted Everett. You may not see it but these guys are ghting the battles in the halls of Tallahassee and, of course, your chamber is ghting them in the halls of Washington County. Blose opened by saying that many of the topics that he would be discussing during the meeting would be considered controversial. Its funny because as I was walking around this building this morning it was interesting because I saw this plaque that was out front dedicated to some of the people who helped build this facility and it said thank you to these three gentlemen for making the unpopular but correct decision to build this facility, said Blose, referring to the Specialty Center at Northwest Florida Community Hospital. I thought that was interesting because a lot of what we do is controversial or maybe unpopular but that doesnt mean that isnt whats right for Floridians or we shouldnt take action on certain things because of it being an unpopular decision. Blose said that there are a lot of changes coming to the state of Florida, not only demographically but population wise. The New York Times had an article a week or two ago that was a big deal because they were saying well, were going to have Florida pass us as the third most popular state because New York is currently third and Florida is fourth and theyre trying to gure out why people are moving to Florida and why New York is being left behind, he said. Of course, we in Florida know low taxes, nice weather and friendly businesses is a large part of the reason. It was no surprise to those who live in Florida, Blose said, because the population of Florida continually grew in the housing boom and it was a subject of the local news often. After The Recession began it kind of tapered off, but there is going to be six million new residents moving to the state of Florida by the year 2030, he said. A lot of what we do at the Florida Chamber of Commerce Suspect caught on camera and arrested Staff Reports SANTA ROSA BEACH Walton County Sheriffs Of ce reports the arrest of Lisa Marie Aldrich, 31, of Vernon, for burglary to a dwelling and larceny grand theft on Wednesday, Jan. 15. According to the report Aldrich broke into her ex-husbands residence located in Santa Rosa Beach and stole a shotgun, a socket set and some clothes. After the victim discovered the burglary, he reviewed his video surveillance cameras at his house and confronted the suspect by phone telling her to bring the items back. The suspect brought the shotgun, socket set and some of the clothes back and left them near the victims residence, according to the report. Thursday, Jan. 16, Aldrich admitted during an interview that she did take the items belonging to her ex-husband, which was corroborated by video surveillance and then was taken into custody and awaits rst hearing at the Walton County Jail. TEACHERS HONORED By CECILIA SPEARS 547-9414 | @WCN_HCT cspears@chipleypaper.com CHIPLEY Washington County School District showed their appreciation with their annual Employee Recognition Reception held at Chipley High School on Thursday evening, recognizing the Teacher, Rookie Teacher and School Related Employee of the Year from each school before announcing who would be recognized by the District in each category. These are the backbone and the foundation of our educational system, said Superintendent Joseph Taylor. I see what they do for the students of our district, for our children and I am in awe of the love, dedication and sheer talent each one possess. I want them to know that they are loved and appreciated, each and every one of them. Representing the District See BRIEF A2 INDEX Kiwanis ................................. A4 Faith ..................................... A4 Classi eds ............................. A5 LISA MARIE ALDRICH See CHAMBER A2 CECILIA SPEARS | The News AT&T Pioneers representatives presented donated school items for students to the Washington County District Schools during the Washington County Chamber of Commerces Chamber Breakfast on Thursday. Washington County recognizes school employees PHOTO BY CECILIA SPEARS | The News Chipley High Schools Richard Davenport was recognized as the 2015 Washington County School District Teacher of the Year during the Washington County School District Employee Recognition Reception on Thursday. See TEACHERS A3


Local A2 | Washington County News Saturday, January 18, 2014 is to plan on the future and not just whats happening immediately in front of us. To take a look out into our future and say what we want our state to look like in year 2030. The current unemploy ment rate in Florida is 6.4 percent, explained Blose, which is a decline from 11.4 percent when Charlie Crist was governor. A lot of the 6.4 percent is because a lot of folks dropped out of the labor force, so keep that in mind, he said. Theres been a lot of progress since the dark est days this state has seen in many decades and its still going to be a tough road to climb, which is to create 9,000 new jobs by the year 2020. Despite all of the prog ress thats happened in the state of Florida a recent poll shows that only 35 percent of the people feel that were moving in the right direction versus 49 percent that say were moving in the wrong direction. He said if someone were to look at Florida as its own country, then it would be ranked the nineteenth larg est economy in the world. Technology and the in ternet has allowed us to do not only business in other areas but other countries, said Blose. Florida really is one of the leaders in the globe in being business friendly and having busi nesses being successful. One of the bad parts is that the cost of living has increased from fth to twenty-fth in the last few years and that was one of Floridas biggest selling points. Eighty percent of all jobs created in the state of Flor ida are created by smaller businesses, he said, and to be considered a small busi ness by Florida standards is any businesses of 500 or less employees. Thats why our focus is on small businesses and small business creation and not so much luring big busi ness companies into the state, although that is a good benet as well, said Blose. Id also like to add that 2014 is a big election year and in terms of you providing feed back to your elected ofcials and sharing your opinion and sharing whats going on in your business and in your community and things youd like to see changed, your voice is going to have even more impact this year then it did last year so I really en courage you to become even more involved with com municating to your elected ofcials. He said that more and more people are becoming independent or other voters instead of voting Democrat ic or Republican and that there are two constitutional amendments coming up. One of which is to legal ize marijuana in Florida, which is being ran by John Morgan and he is a very in teresting gentleman, said Blose. There is a growing concern about legalizing marijuana at the Florida Chamber of Commerce in the state of Florida because the conversation about legal izing marijuana in the state of Florida is more about can cer patients and sick people but what this amendment is really about is to legalize the use of marijuana for any rea son as long as your doctor gives you a prescription. So if a doctor determines that marijuana is going to x your headache, your backache, your gout or whatever, thats what were talking about. Blose said theres also an idea that Morgan is only pushing for the legalization of marijuana so that more Democrats will vote for Crist over Governor Rick Scott based on the fact that Crist works for Morgan as a trial lawyer. Another constitutional amendment coming up is water and land conserva tion, which is as American as mom and apple pie, and when you look at this con stitutional amendment you will think that you should do this, said Blose. What it says is that it will require 33 percent of net revenue from excise tax to be depos ited in the Land Acquisition Trust Fund for 20 years and we all love the outdoors and want to conserve land, the question is if this is the right way to do it. And if you look at the numbers, what that 33 percent will look like in the scal year 2015-16 is $648 million and when you think of funding problems and places where the state could use money in we feel its better not to hamstring the budget by purchasing land but instead use it on other things like economic devel opment and solving other problems. Another issue facing the state of Florida, Blose said, was increasing the quality of education through common core and higher education. Education is the new economic currency and in the nation we dont have a set standard of education in ev ery state, he said. Theres that to consider, a national standard which would be regulated by common core that the third graders in ev ery state are measured by the same standards and that the local school systems are developed exactly how to achieve those goals, not the federal government is something that we support at the Florida Chamber of Commerce. Blose said there was also a growing concern from higher education ofcials, colleges, business lead ers and military about the level of education that high school students have after graduating. We have regular meet ings with representatives from these organizations and they are concerned with the level of skills of high school graduates, he said. The military did a study that one quarter of all people gradu ating and trying to join the army fail the entrance exam, colleges are telling us that the level of students going from high school to college are increasingly needing remedial classes, business owners are telling us that the skills high school gradu ates dont match their needs and so if you think about it as a high school graduate those are the three areas youre going to go to. If all three sectors are telling us they have a concern about the skills of high school students then we need to pay atten tion to what theyre trying to say and take action. He then moved on the economic development of Florida. We are really try ing to diversify Floridas economy, said Blose. Ba sically were laying out a road map on how to create 150,000 jobs in the next ve years by taking advantage of the expansion of the Pan ama Canal and global trade. Theres a lot of global trade occurring in Florida, howev er, were not even scratching the surface of the potential that Florida has. They also support rural and military economic de velopment, targeted invest ments for civil and com mercial space projects and Enterprise Florida. Here in the state of Florida we are falling be hind because we are use to being the leader in space exploration and space based businesses for decades and now that the governments kind of backed out of that business and its going more commercial we need to fo cus on that changing factor and what we can do to make sure that Florida remains number one space-based business in the Union, he said. They are also looking into ways of expanding water, en ergy and transportation to accommodate the increase of Floridians and mentioned a potential $500 million tax cut that would reduce DMV fees, Communication Ser vices Taxes, Commercial Lease Taxes and Commu nication Services Tax. For more information visit their website at www.chamber.co m The AT&T Pioneers do nated school supplies to the Washington County District School Board for needy children. This is the volunteer as pect of the telecommunica tion industry, said Area Vice President Ray Dubuque. We support schools, activi ties that go on at schools, we do nursing home visits, we do a lot of different things within the community. Dubuque explained that it used to be just AT&T that started the volunteer net work but it has since then expanded to telecommuni cation entities such as Veri zon and Centrelink. He also added they are the largest volunteer network with a single eld of specialty with 500,000 members but also the least known due to their modesty. Donated were hun dreds of items that included school supplies of every sort, ranging from crayons to notepads and bags. It was announced that Rogers Insurance Agency of Chipley was celebrating their 40th Anniversary as a third generation company. The Chamber also wel comed Northwest Florida Community Hospitals new CEO Mark Bush. The staff is outstanding and the community is very welcoming, said Bush. We appreciate all the support we receive from the community, board and staff. Were here to take care of you so if you need anything dont hesitate to ask. It was also announced that the second phase to Paint the Plug would be in March. For more informa tion visit www.washington countyartscouncil.org CHAMBER from page A1 N e w Vi z h-u hn I nc. P r e s e n t s 2014 Dr Martin Luther King, Jr Celebration L i v ing t he D r e a m W or k ing t he Vi s ion EVENTS: SA TURD A Y JANU AR Y 18 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Gilmore Park, Chipley Annual Day of Ser vice Blood pressure checks, energy savings info, child ngerprinting scholarship information, etc Featured speakers are Mr Corey Lindsey Ms. Nicole Bare eld and Honorable Judge Colby Peel SUND A Y JANU AR Y 19 3:00 p.m. at Chipley Farmers Market 1st Annual Gospel Fest Local churches will be providing live entertainment MOND A Y JANU AR Y 20 10:00 a.m. at Downtown Chipley Annual MLK parade MOND A Y JANU AR Y 20 11:30 a.m. at Chipley Farmers Market Annual Commemorative Ser vice Attorney Hubert Brown, Speaker Special to the News MARIANNA The Chipola College Li brary was recently presented the Learn ing Resources Commissions Exemplary Practice Award from the Association of Florida Colleges. Renee Scott Hopkins, Chipola Coordi nator of Library Cataloging and Library Materials, and Casey Bush, Teacher Edu cation assistant professor, presented the practice, Why is Amelia Bedelia in a Col lege Library? at the AFC state confer ence in Orlando. The K-12 Collection in the Chipola Library serves students in the Teacher Education Program. The collection was created to provide students with handson experience with childrens and young adult library resources. The presentation included a discussion of the collaboration between the Chipola Library and the faculty and students of Teacher Education Program and how as signments were successfully tied into the collection. The presentation also included video clips of Chipola teacher education graduates using the library in the schools in which they teach. Hopkins said, The premise for the cre ation of the K-12 Collection was the goal of providing Chipola teacher students with hands-on experience with library resources so that they would understand the importance of the school library/me dia center within their future workplaces. The goal has expanded to include extend ing the importance of reading within the classroom and beyond. Library staff also created the Teacher Education Collection that includes books pertaining to curriculum development, classroom management, instructional activities, and lesson planning together in close proximity to the K-12 Collection, making it easier for the Education stu dents to make use of Library resources. Soon after Chipola established a Teacher Education Program, Hopkins recognized an opportunity for the Li brary to become a signicant resource for the students during their classes and for teachers as an important extension of their classroom. Working with Casey Bush and others in the School of Education, Hopkins es tablished a 2,000-book collection in the library and created student instructional units in Library assignments. This led to frequent use of the library by faculty and students. Dr. Sarah Clemmons, Chipola Senior Vice President, said, Mrs. Hopkins com mitment to education and excellence ex tends beyond her service to the Chipola Library to having a substantial impact on the Teacher Education Program. Through her efforts, Hopkins ensures that Teacher Education graduates are procient in technology and research, and will ad vance the frequent use of the Library in schools where they are employed. Special to the News MARIANNA Chipola College was one of the most talked-about colleges at the 2013 Association of Florida Colleges Annual Con vention in Orlando. Chipola garnered numerous honors, including chapter recog nition, membership awards, and the coveted Leroy Collins alumni award. The Chipola Chapter was named a Platinum Chapter, the highest recognition a chapter can receive for chapter activities and leadership. Chipola also won a membership award for having one of the highest percentages of full time employees at Chipola as AFC members. Chipola alumnus Robert Tram mell was honored by the state with the Leroy Collins Home town Hero award. As a state leg islator, took the lead in securing millions for new buildings and renovations on campus. He has organized successful fundrais ing events to create scholarships and an athletic endowment that exceeds $1 million. Kim Collins, Department As sociate for Student Affairs, was awarded a Region I Unsung Hero award for her contributions be hind the scenes. Chipolas Library was award ed the Learning Resources Com missions Exemplary Practice Award. Librarian Renee Hopkins and Teacher Education Assistant Professor Casey Bush, presented the practice, Why is Amelia Be delia in a College Library? Several Chipola employees presented Educational Sessions: Evelyn Ward, Chipola Director of Fine and Performing Arts, of fered the session AFC Awards & You. Ward has served as Chair of the AFC Awards Committee for the past six years. She presented ways for members to best repre sent themselves in the awards process. Matt White, Chipola Director of Distributed Systems, present ed three new trends in technol ogy sessions. In mLearning: You mean I can learn on my phone? he discussed the newest trends in mobile learning or using mo bile devices to consume educa tional content. He explored back up and storage services available through the CLOUD and con cluded with Apples iOS 7: Its like getting a new iPhone/iPad! highlighting the changes in Ap ples newest operating system. Several Chipola employees will serve in state leadership roles next year. Alice Pendergrass will serve as Credentials Committee Chair. Dr. Jim Froh will serve as the Chair of the Communications and Marketing Commission. Both will sit on the state Board of Directors. Matt White will serve as the Region I Director-Elect. Evelyn Ward will also serve as a member of the Credentials Com mittee. Also attending the con ference from Chipola, were: Dr. Gene Prough, Stacey Hinson, An gie Tyler, Joyce Traynom, Rachel West and Pat Bareld. AFC is a statewide organiza tion open to all employees, re tirees and trustees of the 28 col leges in the Florida College Sys tem. AFC provides professional development opportunities for its members, and represents the interests of community colleges before the Florida Legislature. The Association has nearly 9,000 individual employee and retiree members. Chipola shines at state AFC convention Chipola Library recognized for exemplary practice social gatherings. There will be event planners, photographers, caterers, orists, linens and other decorating accents, limousines, hair stylists, make-up artists, nail technicians, jewelers, videographers, DJs, musicians and much more. Prom dresses, mother-of-the-bride apparel and all the accessories will be modeled during the last hour of the expo. Door prizes will be given as guests visit the venders booths. For more information call 260-5896. Bay Solutions to Present Principles of Management CHIPLEY The Chamber is pleased to announce that Bay Solutions will be presenting the Principles of Management course from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., on Jan. 29, at the Panhandle Area Education Consortium in Chipley. This seminar course provides valuable insights for the new manager. Keeping current on the issues that affect your business and bottom line efforts is a continual process. Their programs are innovative and designed to make learning challenging and interesting. Bay Solutions provides several courses to help your business do business better. For more information call Ted Everett at 638-4157. BRIEF from page A1


Local Washington County News | A3 Saturday, January 18, 2014 Teacher of the Year is Chipley High Schools Richard Davenport; for District Rookie Teacher of the Year is Vernon High Schools Sabrina Woods; and School Related Employee of the Year is Washington-Holmes Technical Centers Shirley Thompson. Each received their individual awards as well. For Teacher of the Year Nominees went to Chipley High Schools Richard Davenport, Kate Smith Elementary Schools Kimberly Kartzog, Roulhac Middle Schools Jiranda Blount White, Vernon Elementary Schools Amy Brown, Vernon High Schools Sally Brock, Vernon Middle Schools Kimberly Brown and Washington-Holmes Technical Centers Curtis Green. For Rookie Teacher of the Year Nominees went to Chipley High Schools William Chomos, to Kate Smith Elementary Schools Kimberly Tuel, to Roulhac Middle Schools Christine Chomos, to Vernon Elementary Schools Nicholas Winslow, to Vernon High Schools Sabrina Woods, to Vernon Middle Schools Rodgers Coleman and to Washington-Holmes Technical Centers Sherri Skipper. For School Related Employee of the Year Nominees went to Chipley High Schools Hazel Miss Tina Finch, Kate Smith Elementary Schools Jeannie Davidson, Roulhac Middle Schools Felisha McIntyre, Vernon Elementary Schools Jennifer Taylor, Vernon High Schools Judy Tison, to WashingtonHolmes Technical Centers Shirley Thompson, to District Ofce/Data/Media/WISEs Jan Paul, to Chipley Bus Garages Traci Grimes and to Vernon Bus Garages Jennifer Snowden. For more photos visit www. chipleypaper.co m under photo galleries. TEACHERS from page A1 F l o r i d a S m a l l B u s i n e ss D e v e l o p m en t C en t e r L e a r n h o w o u r 3 0 0 p l u s y e a r s o f i n d u s t r y e x pe r i e n c e c a n be n e t y o u r b u s i n e s s I n t h e A d v a n c e d T e c h n o l o g y C e n t e r S u i t e 1 0 7 V i s i t n o r t h o ri d a b i z. c o m or c a l l 8 5 0 7 4 7 3 2 0 4 S UPER GAME SPECIALS W e Steam for F ree! *Not All items can be steamed. NO T IC E M ar ch 1 s t i s t h e d e a d l i n e t o a p p l y f o r Home s t e a d S e n i o r C i t i z e n s D i s a bi l i t y W i do w s / W i do w e r s V et e r a n s E x e m p t i o n s a nd A g r ic u l t u r a l C l a s si c a t i on ( G r e e n b e l t ) P r o pe r t y o w n e r s w h o d i d n o t r e ce i v e Home s t e a d E x e m p t i on i n W a s h i n g t on C o u n t y f o r 2 0 1 3 b u t n o w q u al i f y w i l l n e e d t o l e a n o r i g i n al a p p l i c a t i o n A s si s t a nc e w i t h l i n g a ppl ic a t i on s f o r E x e m p t i on s o r A g r ic u l t u r a l C l a s si c a t i on m a y be o b tai n e d a t y o u r P r o pe r t y A p p r a i se r s o f c e G i l C a r t e r C F A W a s h i n gt o n Co u n t y P r o pe r t y A p pr ai s e r Special to the News The Girl Scout Cookie Pro gram, the largest girl-led busi ness in the world, is now under way in communities across the Florida Panhandle. Girl Scouts are taking pre-or ders now through Jan. 27, for the delicious cookies. The renowned Girl Scouts cookie lineup includes all eight favorites: Trefoils, Samoas, Thin Mints, Tagalongs, Dulce de Leche, Thank U Berry Munch, Savannah Smiles and Do-Si-Dos. The Girl Scout Cookie Pro gram provides girls with the opportunity to learn while earn ing, stated Raslean M. Allen, Girl Scout Council of the Florida Panhandle, Inc. chief executive ofcer. Girls who participate in the Cookie Program develop ve nancial literacy and entrepre neurship skills goal setting, decision making, money man agement, people skills and busi ness ethics. Building on the 2013 theme, What Can a Cookie Do? A World of Good, the 2014 pro gram encourages girls to Show you HOW (Her Own Way) your purchase of a box of cookies ben ets them and the community. Incorporating the ve essen tial skills learned, girls discover, connect and take action to fund important troop and community projects. Feb. 7 an 8, 2014 ,is National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend. This weekend is des ignated to celebrate the importance of Girl Scout cookies and the posi tive impact of the pro gram on girls and their communities. Included in the week end celebration is the opportunity to obtain Girl Scout cookies before they ofcially arrive on Feb. 15. The Girl Scout Run for the Cookies 1 Mile and 5K Run will be held in Pensacola and Talla hassee respectively, on Saturday, Feb. 8. All 5K runners preregis tering by Jan. 31 will receive a box of cookies. If you miss the opportunity to pre-order your cookies, cookie booth sales will be gin Feb. 15 through March 16 in partnership with local businesses. To locate a cookie booth near you, log on to the Girl Scouts of the Florida Panhandles website at www.gscfp.org and look for the Cookie Locator. You can also download the Ofcial Girl Scout Cookies App from the website, or contact the Girl Scout Council toll free at 1-800-876-9704 for more information. More information, including a listing of the specic cookie prod ucts available and tips on how to buy cookies, can be viewed by vis iting www.gscfp.org Washington County Christian School Honor Roll A Honor Roll First Grade Joanna Kent Second Grade Lainey Booth, Truman Dellow, Kyndle Finch and Gage Sellers Third Grade Mia Carrillo and Janzen Kindelspire Fifth Grade Nin Carrillo, Hannah Faircloth and Brandi Register Sixth Grade Mandolin Brown and Jayla Kindelspire Seventh Grade Zoe Shafer Eighth Grade Kaliegh Laurel Ninth Grade Shane Reed A/B Honor Roll First grade Natalie Adams, Jayla Coleman, Morgan Faircloth, Karrington Jackson, Italy Laurel, Elijah Verill, and Peyton Whittal Second Grade Autumn Futch, Eli McNeill Jacob Shiver, Marlee Sullivan, Samantha Swearingen, Carson Thornton, Isabella Thornton, Hayden Tinsley and Cameron Worley Third Grade Sarah Bush, Raegan Corbin, Kadin Davis, Grace Futch, Jonathon Garner, Madison Hayes, Luke Kent, Terryanah Robinson, Kaylee Spence and Kaitlin Thompson Fourth Grade Kaylen Hagan, Sydney Hagan, Canyon Laurel, Ansleigh Steele and Bryce Thornton Fifth Grade Christy Bynum and Davin Lewis Sixth grade Anzli Laurel Seventh Grade Jordan Bynum and Justin Holl Eighth Grade Allyanna Haddock, Garrett Kent and Katie Hinote Ninth Grade Abbye Haddock and Isabella Owens Eleventh Grade Zane Shafer Girl Scouts ready to show benets of cookies Special to Halifax Media Group MARIANNA The Chipo la College Criminal Justice Training Center will offer an evening Law Enforce ment Academy beginning Feb. 3. The qualication deadline for this program is Jan. 24 Classes will meet week nights from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. The course is 770 clock hours in length. Students who have com pleted the State of Florida, Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training Program and have passed the state certication exam may pe tition to have clock hours converted as transfer cred it toward the Associate in Science in Criminal Justice Technology Program of fered at Chipola College. Candidates must be at least 19 years of age and earn a passing score on the Criminal Justice Ba sic Abilities Test (CJBAT). The Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJBAT) is of fered at the Public Service Building on Chipola Cam pus every Tuesday at 12:30. Cost of the test is $45. Applicants must have a standard high school diploma or its equivalent and must undergo a medi cal physical examination, background check and drug screening. Financial Assistance is available based upon need and eligibility. For information regard ing the application process, contact Steven Stewart, Law Enforcement Coordi nator, at 718-2286. Chipola to offer Law Enforcement Academy Special to Halifax Media Group Gulf Power Company is warning customers to continue to be aware of scam artists who are calling resi dents and businesses in Northwest Florida and impersonating utility company employees. The company has received an es calated amount of calls from custom ers reporting fraudulent calls in De cember and early in January. Customers are being told their electric bill is past due and that their electricity will be cut off if the cus tomer does not provide a credit card payment or other forms of immediate payment. Gulf Power advises customers that: Gulf Power employees will nev er call a customer at home seeking any personal information, including credit card numbers. Gulf Power representatives will never ask a customer for money when they visit a residence. All Gulf Power representatives carry badges with picture identi cation that includes the employees name and the companys name and logo. Customers should call Gulf Pow er at 1-800-225-5797 if they have any questions about the identity of any one representing Gulf Power. Gulf Power is working with local law enforcement agencies to identify the perpetrators. If anyone has been victimized by one of these schemes, or has any information about suspects, they are asked to call local law enforce ment and to contact Gulf Power at 1-800-225-5797. Gulf Power asks customers to stay alert for telephone scams


FAITH www.chipleypaper.com A Section Wausau Assembly of God Revival WAUSAU Wausau Assembly of God Church will be holding a revival at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17, and Saturday, Jan. 18, with the Shepherds. The church is located on Highway 77 in Wausau. For more information call 638-0883. The Harrelsons at Otter Creek PONCE DE LEON The Harrelsons will be singing at Otter Creek Methodist Church on Saturday, Jan. 18. The church is located four miles north of Ponce de Leon off Highway 81. Christian Financial Planning CHIPLEY Sand Hills Baptist Church will be holding a Christian Financial Planning Conference from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18, at the church. A snack will be served from 7:30 to 8 a.m. For more information call 773-8900. Lighthouse Childrens Home Choir to Preform PONCE DE LEON The Lighthouse Childrens Home will be at Oak Grove Baptist Church 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19. The church is located 3 miles east of Ponce de Leon. Calvary Hill Gospel Sing VERNON Calvary Hill Pentecostal Church will be holding a Gospel Sing featuring The Singing Echoes from Cleveland Tenn., at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan 19. The church is located on State Road 277 across from Vernon Elementary School. For more information call 535-0003. Pastor Appreciation CHIPLEY The 5th United Holiness Church will be honoring their pastor, Elder Billy Wilson and rst Lady Janice Wilson with their 15th year appreciation at 4 p.m. on Jan. 25. The guest speaker will be Bishop Arthur Fulton of United Holiness Inc., Americus, Ga. The event will climax at 2:30 p.m. on Jan 26 with guest speaker, Minister Otis Forbes of Heart of God Ministries, Donalsonville, Ga. Choir Festival set for Feb. 1 BONIFAY Bonifay FUMC is hosting Everyone Sing! choir festival for area choirs and singers on Feb. 1. All are welcome to participate. We will have group vocal technique classes in the morning followed by a joint rehearsal to learn three songs in the afternoon. The day ends with a concert at 6 p.m. at Bonifay FUMC. Choirs participating include Baptist College of Florida, Walton High School, Bonifay FUMC, and Enterprise Masterworks Choir. For more information please contact royhoobler@ yahoo.com. St. Lukes to Host Fine Art Series MARIANNA Jonny Lipford will be playing his Native American Courting Flute at 4 p.m. on Feb. 16 as part of the Fine Art Series at St. Lukes Episcopal Church. There will be a Meet the Artist reception to follow. Donations are accepted for the Fine Art Series. The church is located at 4362 Lafayette Street in Marianna. For more information call 482-2431. Faith EVENTS Page 4 Saturday, January 18, 2014 POSTMASTER: Send address change to: Washington County News P.O. Box 627, Chipley, FL 32428 USPS 667-360 SUBSCRIPTION RATES IN COUNTY 13 weeks: $18.98; 26 weeks: $27.30; 52 weeks: $46.20 OUT OF COUNTY 13 weeks: $23.14; 26 weeks: $34.65; 52 weeks: $57.75 The News is published every Wednesday and Saturday by Halifax Media Group, 1364 N. Railroad Ave., Chipley, FL 32428. Periodicals postage paid at Chipley, Florida. Copyright 2013, Halifax Media Group. All Rights Reserved. COPYRIGHT NOTICE: T he entire contents of the Washington County News are fully protected by copyright and cannot be reproduced in any form for any purpose without the expressed permission of Halifax Media Group. Nicole P. Bare eld, Publisher Cameron Everett, Production Supervisor Home delivery subscribers may be charged a higher rate for holiday editions. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of this paper or Halifax Media Group. WANT MORE? Find us online at chipleypaper.com friend us on Facebook or tweet us @WCN_HCT CONTACT US PUBLISHER Nicole Bare eld: nbare eld@chipleypaper.com NEWS, SPORTS OR OPINION news@chipleypaper.com CLASSIFIED & CIRCULATION 850-638-0212 clamb@ chipleypaper.com Circulation Customer Service 1-800-345-8688 ADVERTISING Stephanie Smith: ssmith@ chipleypaper. com 850-638-0212 SATURDAY The Holmes County Community Health Clinic located at 203 W. Iowa Street, Bonifay, will be open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., the rst and third Saturday The Alford Community Health Clinic will be the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month, from 10 a.m. until the last patient is seen. 10 a.m. noon: Childrens education day 4th Saturday of every month North Bay Clan Tribal Grounds, 1560 Lonnie Road. SUNDAY 8 p.m.: Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in the board room at Graceville-Campbellton Hospital in Graceville. MONDAY 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides bingo, exercise, games, activities, hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 6 p.m.: Third Monday Holmes/Washington Relay For Life Meeting at Patillos 6-7:30 p.m.: Salvation Army Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Program (SADVP) hosts a domestic violence support group at the SADVP Rural Outreach of ce, 1461 S. Railroad Ave., Apartment 1, in Chipley. Call Emma or Jess at 415-5999. TUESDAY 8 to 9 a.m.: Tai Chi Class at the Washington County Public Library, Chipley Branch Community CALENDAR Jackson County Baseball Tryouts MARIANNA Jackson County Bulldogs Baseball Organization will be holding tryouts from 12 to 3 p.m. o Jan. 18 in Marianna. The Organization is looking for kids 9 and under (must not turn 10 before May 1st. 2014) kids 7 and 8 are invited to try out as well. They are looking for players from surrounding counties to complete this North Florida team. There is no cost to be part of the team. Most tournaments will be played in Marianna. Financial assistance is available for uniforms etc. What you will need: baseball pants, cleats and glove. They will be evaluating: hitting, throwing, elding and catching. Everyone who is in attendance will be entered for Hibbett Sports gift card to be given away the day of tryouts. 2013-14 Florida Bull Test Sale The Florida Bull Test Sale is scheduled for Jan. 18, at the NFREC Beef Unit in Marianna, The 14th Florida Bull Test was conducted at the University of Florida North Florida Research and Education center in Marianna. There were 126 consignments from 40 consignors from Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and North Carolina. There were 67 Angus, seven Charolais, two Hereford, three Red Angus, 33 SimAngus, and 14 Simmental consignments born between August and December of 2012. Bulls were delivered in late July and initiated their 112-day test on August 20, 2013. The last day of test was December11, 2013. In addition, a hallmark of the FL Bull Test is that individual feed intake is assessed to establish feed ef ciency. At completion of the test the entire group of bulls averaged 3.45 pounds of gain per day, but ranged from 1.81 to 5.31 pounds per day. Activities with the Bull Test conclude with a sale on Saturday, January 18, 2014. Only bulls meeting speci c benchmarks are eligible for the sale. In addition, bulls are inspected for structural soundness and disposition and must pass a breeding soundness exam to qualify for the sale. Additional information, such as actual performance data, expected progeny differences (EPDs), and carcass ultrasound data is available for bull buyers to aid in the selection of excellent quality bulls to purchase. For more information on the Florida Bull Test, including pictures of all bulls, visit the web page at http://nfrec.ifas. u .edu/ _bull_test, or telephone 850-394-9124. Catalogs for the sale are available by request. Note: the Research Station of ce will be closed from December 25 to January 1. 3-D Archery Tournament set CHIPLEY A 3-D Archery Tournament will be held on Jan. 18, 2013 at Hard Labor Creek Shooting Sports. Come have fun and compete for prizes while you help raise funds for Top Nocks 4-H Club go to state competitions. Classes will be Youth 8-10, Youth 11-13, Youth 14-17, Womens Hunter, Mens Hunter and open class. Adult classes will follow ASA rules. Registration will begin on-site at 9 a.m. with shotgun start at 10 a.m. Registration is $20 for adult classes and $10 for youth classes. Registration includes the shooters lunch. Extra plates will be $5 per plate. There will be a long shot contest for a big prize. Long shot will be three shots for $5. For more info call Greg Mayo @ 850-703-0120. Troy University to present free Chinese course for local businesses DOTHAN Troy University will present a free sixweek course on Chinese language and culture at the Dothan Campus designed to help local businesses looking to get involved in the worlds second largest economy. The rst class in the series will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 21. Presented by the Confucius Institute at Troy University, the course is designed to help local companies and organizations looking to do business in China gain a better understanding of Chinese culture and phrases. Classes will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. inside the Harrison Room in Malone Hall. Troy University is proud to offer this valuable learning opportunity for businesses in the Dothan area, said Dr. Don Jeffrey, Dothan Campus Vice Chancellor. Business leaders who understand how to make meaningful connections with China will have an edge in todays global economy. Registration is free, but is limited to 50 participants. To register, or for more information, call the Vice Chancellors of ce at (334) 983-6556, ext. 200, or email apittman35037@ troy.edu. Community EVENTS Special to Halifax Media Group CHIPLEY The Chipley Kiwanis Club met for its weekly luncheon at Pattillos Restaurant at the Washington Holmes Technical Center. Lunch was provided by the students of the Culinary Program at the Technical Center. Paul Goulding, Program Chair, introduced the program. Clay Hatcher is Executive Director of West Florida Teen Challenge in Bonifay. Teen Challenge gives opportunities and second chances for teens who have had problems. Teen Challenge also goes by the name of Gateway Military Academy and is sponsored by Carmel Assembly of God in Bonifay. It is a Christ centered program. Teen Challenged was started in the 50s by David Wilkerson. The Cross and the Switchblade is a book written about Teen Challenge. Hatcher related how ve young men in New York City committed murder. Wilkerson was called from Pennsylvania to go to New York City to help them. While he was unsuccessful, it led him to open the rst Teen Challenge in Long Island in 1958. Clay Hatcher related that he tries to teach the youths in the program Gods Word to sustain them throughout their lives. Carmel Assembly of God started Teen Challenge in 198990. They struggled nancially with it so gave the facility and the mortgage to Teen Challenge of Florida. It is a fteen month program and in 2000 a military format was adopted. The program has a capacity of 110 and they now have 52 students. They have nine continuing students, of whom six are interns. In the past few months Teen Challenge has added music and a vocational program. Hatcher felt that music was a needed addition in order to support ministries such as revivals, etc. Welding fabrication and woodworking have also been added recently. The Teen Challenge is funded through tuitions without any government support. It is located in Esto on 167 acres. Tuition is $1500 per month for a fteen month program. Only teens younger than eighteen are accepted, although they can turn eighteen and remain in the program until graduation. Two graduates, Matthew Keusey and Alec Kerchner were introduced. They sang the song Forward which was composed by them and other members of their band. Afterward, Hatcher answered question. He noted that some teens are adjudicated into the program in liew of another program while others are placed their by their families. Kiwanis Club hears about Teen Challenge SPECIAL TO HALIFAX MEDIA GROUP Clay Hatcher, Executive Director of West Florida Teen Challenge / Gateway Military Academy


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Must be 18, physically fit, and HSD/GED. Drug Free. NO criminal background, Valid FLDL. Check us out at dansp awn.com and apply in person at 1314 Bayview Ave, Mon-Fri, 10am to 4pm or call for an appointment (850) 481-1115 Web ID#: 34277424 7LUHGRI 6HDUFKLQJ )RU%X\HUV" 3ODFLQJDFODVVLHGDGLVDQ HDV\DQGDIIRUGDEOHZD\WRPDNH\RXUZDUHV WKHIRFXVRIDWWHQWLRQDPRQJSRWHQWLDOEX\ HUV:KDWDUH\RXZDLWLQJIRU"&RQWDFWXV WRGD\DQGVWDUWWXUQLQJWKHVWXII\RXGRQW ZDQWLQWRVRPHWKLQJ\RXGRZDQW &$6+ *(77+,1*6029,1* :,7+7+(&/$66,),('6 7/" "1 /9 7-nxn‡"£" "-"1 /9/-‡6,/-,nxx{‡™{£{ 1-3517 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 13000086CA WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. TIMOTHY A. SKIBA et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: TIMOTHY A SKIBA LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 2206 A W 15 TH STREET PANAMA CITY, FL 32401 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CONCETTA B. SKIBA A/K/A CONCETTA B. WALLACE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 2206 A W 15 TH STREET PANAMA CITY, FL 32401 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in WASHINGTON County, Florida: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE WEST 1/2 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 4 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, THENCE RUN SOUTH 700 FEET; THENCE NORTH, 87 DEGREES 37 MINUTES WEST 80.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE SOUTH ALONG THEN WEST LINE OF A 30 FOOT DIRT ROAD 100.00 FEET, THENCE NORTH 87 DEGREES 37 MINUTES WEST ALONG THE NORTHERLY LINE OF A PROPOSED STREET 150.00 FEET, THENCE NORTH A DISTANCE OF 100.00 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 87 DEGREES 37 MINUTES EAST 150.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. BEING PART OF LOT 106 OF CHIPLEY HEIGHTS, DEKLE LAND S/D OF THE WEST 1/2 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 4 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the WASHINGTON COUNTY NEWS. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 10 day of January, 2014. Harold Bazzel Clerk of the Court By: K. McDaniel As Deputy Clerk As published in the Washington County News on January 18, 2014 and January 25, 2014. j j ADOPTION: j j Loving TV Sports Editor & Pharmacist await 1st baby j Lyn & Robj j 1-800-552-0045 j Expenses Pd FLBar42311 A CHILDLESS, young, successful woman seeks to adopt. Will be HANDS-ON Mom! Financial security. Expenses paid. Visit: www.jodi2adopt.webs.com/, call Jodi 1-800718-5516 or text 609770-1255. Adam Sklar #0150789 UNPLANNED PREGNANCY? Adoption-A brave & selfless choice. Medical, living & counseling expenses paid. Choose the loving & financially secure family. Compassionate Atty. Lauren Feingold 24/7 866-633-0397 www. fklhearttoheart.net #0958107 Experienced Private Caregiver for elderly and light housekeeping 850-547-4993 I Jimie Lee Clayton Jr., As of this date 01-06-2014 I am not responsible for any debt other than my own from this date on. Missing-Taken from yard at Christmas. Beagle-Mix dog, male, neutered, tri-colored. Approx 12yrs old. Good hunter. Was wearing an orange plastic collar. Tail cut unusually short when puppy. In Bonifay area. costinhewitt@yahoo.com. 850-703-7145. 1-3516 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO. 2013-CP-65 IN RE: The Estate of RUBY ELIZABETH DAVIDSON Deceased. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION The administration of the estate of RUBY ELIZABETH DAVIDSON, deceased, File Number 2013-CP-65, is pending in the Circuit Court for Leon County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 1293 Jackson Ave., Suite 100, Chipley, FL 32428. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All persons on whom this notice is served who have objections that challenge the validity of the will, the qualifications of the personal representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court are required to file their objections with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE OF THEM. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedent’s estate must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is Jan 18, 2014 and second publication on Jan 25, 2014. Attorney for Personal Representatives: THOMAS R. THOMSPON Thompson, Crawford & Smiley Attorneys at Law Post Office Box 15158 Tallahassee, FL 32317 (850) 386-5777 Florida Bar No. 890596 Personal Representative: Robert Davidson 1330 Thomasville Rd. Tallahassee, FL 32303 As published in the Washington County News Jan 18, 25, 2014. 1-3519 IN THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION NO.: 13-178CA STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Petitioner, v. Parcel Nos.: 105 ITEM NO. 2207736 LARRY ODELL GILLEY, and others, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION IN EMINENT DOMAIN AND NOTICE OF HEARING TO: All defendants named in Schedule A, attached; all parties claiming interests by, through, under, or against the named defendants; and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in and to the property described in Schedule B. A petition in eminent domain has been filed to acquire certain property interests in Washington County, Florida. Each defendant is required to serve written defenses to the petition on petitioner’s attorney, whose name and address are shown below, on or before February 18, 2014 and to file the original of the defenses with the clerk of this court either before service on the petitioner’s attorney or immediately thereafter, showing what right, title, interest, or lien defendant has in or to the property described in the petition, and to show cause why that property should not be taken for the uses and purposes set forth in the petition. If any defendant fails to do so, a default will be entered against that defendant for the relief demanded in the petition. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Declaration of Taking has been filed in this cause and that petitioner will apply for an Order of Taking and any other order the court deems proper before the Honorable Christopher N. Patterson, one of the judges of this court, on March 18, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. Central Time, at the Washington County Courthouse at Chipley, Florida. All defendants in this action may request a hearing at the time and place designated and be heard. Any defendant failing to file a request for hearing shall waive any right to object to the Order of Taking. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on HAROLD BAZZEL As Clerk of Court By K. McDaniel As Deputy Clerk Erin E. Oliver Attorney for Petitioner Post Office Box 607 Chipley, FL 32428 (850) 330-1288 Florida Bar No.: 0021177 erin.oliver@dot.state.fl.us shawna.faison@dot.state.f l.us SCHEDULE A WILLIAM ODELL GILLEY 5475 Captain Fritz Road Ebro, FL 32437 SCHEDULE B ITEM NO. 2207736 S.R. 79 WASHINGTON COUNTY DESCRIPTION FEE SIMPLE RIGHT OF WAY Parcel 105 That part of: The S of SE of the SE of the SE of Section 12, Township 2 North, Range 16 West, Washington County, Florida, AND The N of the NE of SE of SE of Section 12, Township 2 North, Range 16 West, and a parcel whose boundary begins on the east side of State Highway where said highway cross the north boundary line of the SE of the SE of Section 12, Township 2 North, Range 16 West, and runs thence East 300 feet, thence North to said highway; thence Southwesterly along said highway to the point of beginning.”; lying within the following described boundaries: Commence at a 4 inch by 4 inch concrete monument with 3/8 inch iron rod (no ID) marking the southeast corner of Section 12, Township 2 North, Range 16 West, Washington County, Florida; thence North 0216’38” East 1,668.90 feet along the east line of said Section 12 to the existing southeasterly right of way line of State Road 79, as shown on Florida Department of Transportation (F.D.O.T.) Right of Way Map F.P. No. 2207736 (said map being on file at F.D.O.T. District 3 Office, Chipley, Florida) and POINT OF BEGINNING; thence South 6537’17” West 1,464.17 feet along said southeasterly right of way line to the existing easterly right of way line of Mallory Road (county maintained); thence South 0026’56” East 111.50 feet along said easterly right of way line; thence departing said easterly right of way line, run North 3257’26” East 18.37 feet; thence North 6537’17” East 387.00 feet; thence South 2422’43” East 6.50 feet; thence North 6537’17” East 540.00 feet; thence North 2422’43” West 6.50 feet; thence North 6537’17” East 520.75 feet to said east line of Section 12, as shown on said Right of Way Map; thence North 0216’38” East 102.94 feet along said section line to POINT OF BEGINNING; Containing 0.622 acre, more or less. As published in the Washington County News on January 18, 2014 and January 25, 2014.


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Residential/Commercial, 2car garage, extra large lot. 638-7555 or 260-7081. House For Rent In Chipley, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, sunroom, one car attached garage, ready for immediate occupancy. Progressive Realty, 850-638-8220. Small 2BR/1BA out in country near Gap Lake. $400/month plus security. Sorry No Pets 850-258-3815 or 850-773-1352 2BR/2BAMobile Homes W/G included. $400 plus Deposit. 547-4232, 850-527-4911. Retail Store Space available.Main Street. Downtown Chipley. 850-638-1918 FOR RENT 1B/R apartment, convenient location in Chipley. No pets. 850-638-4640 Mandi Lea Apartments in Vernon, 2/BR. Financial Assistance available if qualified. 638-4640. SpaciousOne Bedroom Apartment $475 Everything NEW Stove/Refrigerator. Free W/S/G No Pets Convenient location Downtown Chipley 638-3306. Two Bedroom. Apartment w/fireplace.Bonifay area.Includes all utilities. $500/month. (850)326-4548. 2BR cabin 1BA, no pets. $400 month, 1st, and last month. Deposit required. 229-400-5645. 8 miles South Bonifay HEAVY EQUIPMENT Operator Training! Bulldozers, Backhoes, Excavators. 3 Weeks Hands On Program. Local Job Placement Assistance. National Certifications. GI Bill Benefits Eligible. 1-866362-6497 Executive Office Space for rent downtown Chipley. (850)638-1918 Office space for rent in Bonifay. 206 Harvey Ethridge St. Phone: (850)548-5045 or (850)307-3278. Food ServManagement Local Subway in Chipley is now hiring Call 850-638-9808 Web Id 34277606 Install/Maint/Repair Laborers Father & Son Inc. now hiring laborer for interstate fencing project. Must have valid DL. Call John at 352-538-1423 AIRLINE CAREERS begin here -Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Housing and Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866-314-3769 DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW! Learn to drive for US Xpress! Earn $700 per week! No experience needed! Local CDL Traning. Job ready in 15 days! (888)368-1964 EXPERIENCED OTR Flatbed Drivers earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to Qualified drivers. Home most weekends. Call: 843-266-3731 / www. bulldoghiway.com EOE Admin/Clerical P A YROLL /AP CLERK Jackson Hospital, a 100 bed fully accredited acute care facility located in Marianna, Florida, has an immediate opening for a full-time Payroll/AP Clerk. Experience with Microsoft Excel is required. Knowledge of state/federal payroll filing requirements and sales/rental tax reporting is preferred. Minimum of 5 years payroll experience required. Hours are 7:00A-3:30P Monday through Friday. Jackson Hospital offers a competitive salary with previous experience compensation and full-time benefits including medical, dental, life, long and short term disability and retirement. Interested applicants should send resume to: HUMAN RESOURCES JACKSON HOSPITAL P.O. BOX 1608 4250 Hospital Drive Marianna, FL 32447 (850) 718-2626 EOE Web ID#: 34277012 Healthcare/Medical Medical office currently looking for an ARNP/PA to join our medical team. Our office specializes in Cardiology, Internal Medicine & Family Practice in Bonifay. Please fax resume & references to 850-547-5415, attn Kim Sasser. &/$66,),('$' '($'/,1(6 i>`ˆivœV>ˆwi`>` ˆœ`>>£" œœvœ …i7i`i`>>i>` /…'`>>£" œœvœ…i ->'`>7iiŽi``ˆˆœ