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Suwannee Democrat

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Title:
Suwannee Democrat
Creator:
Suwannee Democrat
Place of Publication:
Live Oak, Fla.
Live Oak Fla
Publisher:
J. E. Pound
J.E. Pound
Publication Date:
Copyright Date:
2009
Frequency:
Semiweekly[<1990-1994>]
Weekly[ FORMER <1897-1928>]
semiweekly
regular
Language:
English

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Genre:
newspaper ( sobekcm )
newspaper ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
Coordinates:
30.294444 x -82.985833

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Abstract:
The Live Oak Suwannee Democrat is one of the oldest continuously published weeklies in the State of Florida. It began in 1884 in Live Oak, which at the turn of the century was the fifth largest city in Florida, preceded only by Jacksonville, Pensacola, Tampa, and Key West. The Suwannee Democrat enjoyed a corresponding reputation as a journalistic leader in the state. As its name suggests, the newspaper in its early days was affiliated with the Democratic Party. Its first editor hid under an assumed name when he was suspected of murder. A deathbed confession by the actual perpetrator allowed him to resume his true identity: F.R. McCormack, about whom, however, little else is known. From 1906 through 1907, the Suwannee Democrat was supplemented by the Live Oak Daily Democrat, edited by Charles W. Irwin. The rural character of early 20th-century Suwannee County, well known for its grist and lumber mills and poultry farms, is visible in the pages of the Suwannee Democrat. Indeed, over the years the newspaper has won numerous awards from the Florida Press Association for the quality of its agricultural reporting. Fires have taken their toll on the Suwannee Democrat. In 1906, a disgruntled printer left Live Oak by railroad on the night that the newspaper’s offices were burned to the ground. In October 1995, a fire destroyed a historic block of Live Oak’s downtown, and the newspaper’s office was one of the casualties. Lost in the fire were the last known issues of the Suwannee Democrat dating from 1897 through 1900.
Additional Physical Form:
Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began Aug. 12, 1897.
General Note:
Editor: F.R. McCormack, <1910>.
General Note:
Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 12 (Nov. 20, 1897).

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University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
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Copyright Suwannee Democrat, J.E. Pound publisher. Permission granted to University of Florida to digitize and display this item for non-profit research and educational purposes. Any reuse of this item in excess of fair use or other copyright exemptions requires permission of the copyright holder.
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'The Raid on the Suwannee


Civil War history comes to life this weekend at Spirit of the Suwannee. See North Florida Focus,
inside, for more on what's happening this weekend. Courtesy photo


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125th YEAR, NO. 10 3 SECTIONS, 40 PAGES


Wednesday Edition November 18, 2009


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3 armed


suspects


sought in


robberies
By Carnell Hawthorne Jr.
carnell.hawthorne@gaflnews.com
Two robberies were reported ear-
ly Monday, according to a Live
Oak Police Department press re-
lease.
At approximately 1 a.m., LOPD
officers responded to a robbery call
at the Royal Inn Motel, 966 N.
Ohio.
According to the victim, he was
sleeping in a friend's vehicle at the
motel when the driver's door was
suddenly pulled opened and two
large individuals pulled him from
the vehicle and threw him on the
ground, according to information
given to officers.
The unidentified thieves wres-
tled the victim's wallet containing
more than $300 from his pocket,
the victim told police. The suspects
then reportedly fled south from the
motel onto Hamilton Avenue in a
white vehicle. The victim stated
that he was not hurt and required no
medical attention.
SEE 3 ARMED, PAGE 13A


Blair back

in private

practice
Staff
Former Third Circuit State Attor-
ney Jerry Blair,
who retired af-
ter 30 years on
the job, has
joined a
Gainesville trial
law firm. Blair
""*j joined the firm
Avera & Smith
on Nov. 1, ac-
Jerry Blair cording to a
press release.
"I've always considered what I
was doing to be the right thing,"
said Blair, "to get people off the
streets who need to be off the
streets, and to the best of my abili-
ty to bring some sense of justice to
people who have been victimized

SEE BLAIR, PAGE 13A





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Water woes

won't go away
200 gather in Branford
to address dwindling aquifer,
threat from South Florida
By Stephenie Livingston
stephenie.Iivingston@gaflnews.com
Experts gathered at a forum hosted by state
Representative Debbie Boyd Monday night in
Branford to express concern over North Flori-
da's dwindling water supply.
Experts outlined a new plan to save the
Floridian Aquifer, North Florida's main
source of water, while Boyd voiced her oppo-
sition to allowing South Florida access to our
water.
"I've been a huge advocate of keeping our
water here and not being piped to other ar-
eas," said Boyd. It is most important to pro-
tect local sources first, as per current state
law, agreed Suwannee River Water Manage-
ment District Deputy Executive Director Kirk
Webster.
"They are looking for water, they need wa-
ter," Webster told a crowd of about 200 at
Branford Elementary School. However, Web-
ster noted, "we do not have endless supplies"
of the resource.
Lauren Davis, a Future Farmers of America
member and student at Cedar Key Middle
School, compared North Florida to the ant in
Aesop's fable, working hard to protect its re-
sources, while a wasteful South Florida the
grasshopper foolishly refuses to conserve,
then turns to us for help.
In some versions of the story the ant takes
pity on the grasshopper and shares his food
with him. In real life we may not have a
choice.
SEE WATER, PAGE 13A

Is Branford out of code when it
comes to fire? Story, Page 7A.


Unclaimed tax
refund checks total
$30K in Suwannee
By Carnell Hawthorne Jr.
carnell.hawthorne@gaflnews.com
Eleven people whose last known addresses
were in Suwannee County have appeared on
the Internal Revenue Service list for un-

SEE UNCLAIMED, PAGE 13A


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Donald Robert Davis Jr., 30, right, was found guilty of vehicular homicide by a Suwan-
nee County jury Thursday in the 2008 death of 28-year-old Joshua Votano of Lake City.
Davis is seated beside defense attorney James Janousek. Photo: Carnell Hawthorne Jr.

Branford man convicted

of vehicular homicide


By Carnell Hawthorne Jr.
carnell.hawthorne@gaflnews.com


"Mom, I'm going to help you get a
cell phone in Lake City when I get off
work. See you tonight, I love
you." -


Those were the last words
Ruby Votano heard from her
son Joshua Franklin Votano,
28, around 6:15 a.m. on June
30, 2008. A short while later,
around 6:30, Votano was killed
as he traveled to work on CR
137 in Suwannee County.
Thursday, Donald Robert
Davis Jr., 30, of Branford was
found guilty of vehicular


homicide in the crash that killed Votano
of Lake City. Davis was northbound on
CR 137 when his 1997 Cadillac crossed
the centerline and struck the southbound
1993 Ford Escort of Votano.
It took the six-person jury
only an hour to return with a
guilty verdict in the Live Oak
case.
"The bottom line here is
whether you believe the defen-
: dant operated his vehicle in a
reckless, harmful manner,"
said prosecutor Craig Jacobsen
in his closing argument to ju-
rors Thursday.


Joshua franklin
Votano


SEE GUILTY, PAGE 13A


Four arrested on burglary charges

By Jeff Waters
jeff.waters@gaflnews.com
Two adults and two juveniles were arrested
Monday afternoon on burglary charges, ac-
cording to Lt. Keith Davis of the Live Oak Po-
lice Department.
Everett Maurice Alfonso Garcia- Davis said 19-year-old Everett Maurice
Jenkins Godin Cruz Jenkins, of 615 Taylor Avenue, 18-year-old Al-
fonso Garcia-Godin Cruz, of 417 Home Av-


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SEE FOUR, PAGE 13A

INDEX:
Arrest Records .. .2A
Branford News .. .7A
Legal Notices ... .4B
Obituaries ...... .5A
Sports ......... 1B
Suwannee Living .4A
Viewpoint ....... 6A
Classifieds . Inside


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Serving Suwannee County Since 1884

The Suwannee Democrat, published
Wednesday and Friday.
Periodicals postage paid at
Live Oak, FL 32064. Business located
at 211 Howard Street East, Live Oak,
FL. Publication number 530180.
"POSTMASTER:
Send address changes to Suwannee
Democrat, PO Box 370, Live Oak, FL
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not necessarily those of the
management/ownership of the
Suwannee Democrat.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Letters may be mailed, faxed or
e-mailed to our office. All letters are
read. Not all letters are published.
Letters may be edited to fit available
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Suwannee County Fire/Rescue
calls for service for
Nov. 8 Nov. 14
Total calls for service 91


Medical Calls: 75
Weakness: 2
Cardiac: 11
Trauma: 10
Motor vehicle crash: 9
Miscellaneous medical
call: 14
Altered mental status: 6
Respiratory 2
CVA 2
OD: 2
Nausea/vomiting: 2
Diabetic: 1
Seizure: 5
Abdominal pain: 1
Death: 1
Standby @ structure fire: 2
Standby @
football game: 2


Standby @ Spirit of
Suwannee: 2
Standby @ SCFR Station
1 for coverage: 1
Fire Calls: 16
Brush fire: 1
Motor vehicle crash: 7
Medical assist: 1
Structure fire: 3
Vehicle fire: 1
False alarm: 1
Down power line: 1
Fire prevention: 1
Volunteer fire
responses: 22
Falmouth Volunteer
Rescue Responses: 5


You ,,ant the most in-depth co erage.
[lie latest newis and stories that touch home.
We want to give it to you.
1 Year In County
Subscription
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Out of County
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umanne Semniocrat
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Live Oak, FL 32064
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Democrat
entire arrest


record each week. If your
name appears here and
you are later found not
..,,,ini or the ( i,,.., ,. are
dropped, we will be hap-
py to make note of this in
the newspaper when ju-
dicial proof is presented
to us by you or the au-
thorities.
The following abbrevi-
ations are used below:
SCSO-Suwannee
County Sheriff's Office
LOPD-Live Oak Po-
lice Department
FDLE-Florida Depart-
ment of Law Enforce-
ment
FHP-Florida Highway
Patrol
FWC-Florida Wildlife
Commission
DOT-Department of
Transportation
OALE-Office of Agri-
cultural Law Enforce-
ment
P & P-Probation and
Parole
USMS-US Marshals


Service
ATF-Department of
Alcohol, Tobacco and
Firearms
DOC-Department of
Corrections
November 12, Betty
Lamb, 48, 15183 SE 95th
Street White Springs Fl es-
cambia co wrt, leave scene
w/prop damage SCSO-D.
Falgout
November 12, Leonard
Demetra Johnson, 36,
1986 SW Fallon Lane
Lake City Fl, union co-
fraud/worthless check
OALE-T. Snipes
November 12, Ben-
jamin Riley Thomas, 22,
105 Pony Circle
Thomasville Ga, poss drug
para SCSO DTF M Lee
November 13, Alexan-
der Pau Evangelist, 28,
125 NE 5th Ave Deerfield
Beach Fl, poss mdma, poss
-20 g cannabis 1st app pd
appt wrs SCSO DTF Lar-
ney
November 13, Adam
Micheal Niedzwiecki, 21,
1106 SW 4th Ave
Gainesville Fl, poss ecsta-


sy, poss psilocybin, 1st app
n/pd appt wrs SCSO DTF
Ramirez
November 13, Rhyan T
Reinertsen, 24, 14411 Au-
dobon Trace Tampa Fl,
poss -20g cannabis, poss
mdma, poss drug para, 1st
app pd appt wrs SCSO
DTF W Kelly
November 13, Sarah
Page Maxwell, 21, 175 E
Cloverhurst Ave Athens
Ga, poss -20 g cannabis,
poss drug para SCSO DTF
L Willis
November 13, David E
Tingle, 35, 17755 16th St
Live Oak Fl, dwls, jeffer-
son co wrt fta dwls, 1st
SEE ARREST, PAGE 5A


CORRECTION
H1N1 vaccines will
be administered this
Thursday, Nov. 19, at
Hatch Park Community
Center in Branford.
Vaccines will also be
administered there Dec.
2. A previous notice was
printed with an
incorrect date.



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A Suwannee


Christmas traditi(

Altrusa Tour of Homes set for Dec. 12


Scenes from previous tours.


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Submitted
Kelli Hicks, president of Altrusa
International Inc. of Live Oak,
announces the seventh annual
n Altrusa Christmas Tour of Homes.
The featured homeowners have
graciously volunteered their homes
for the tour, which is set for Dec. 12
from noon 5 p.m. The event is held
to raise funds that are returned to the
community through contributions
and service projects.
S Guests to will meet at the Live
Oak Garden Club beginning at noon
to pick up information including a
- map to the featured homes.
Refreshments will be served.
Cost per ticket is $10. Advance
tickets may be purchased from any
"-! Altrusa member, or stop by the live
oak city hall (Shannon court) or
McCrimon's office supply. Tickets
will be sold at the door on day of
event.
All profits from the Tour of
Homes goes directly to Altrusa
projects for the upcoming year.
Currently, Altrusa proceeds go to
support community needs such as
Vivid Visions, hospice, literacy,
Scholarships, Suwannee schools
reading programs and many others.
Sr The featured homes for the tour
will be elegantly decorated and fill
you with cheer. Featured homes will
be announced in the upcoming
month.
For more information contact
Kellie Hicks at 386-362-3919 or
Marlene Geise at 386-364-1947.


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A quaint Christmas scene. Photos: Staff


Frosty the Snowman, bearing treats.


A lovely yuletide table.


Testing $70.00


Dec. 14 & 15


You must attend a registration session.
Wed., Dec. 9th 9 a.m. or 6 p.m.

Call Lynn Lee at 386-647-4201
to sign up for registration


SUWANNEE-
HAMILTONA
TECHNICAL CENTER


415 S.W. Pinewood Dr
Live Oak, FL 32064
386-647-4200 A


25th Annual LIV EAK
ChristmasIE OAK


on the Square

Presented by a


The Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce "
Festival on
Saturday, December 5, 2009,
8 am ~ 4pm
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HANBERAFTEB ARTS & ERAFTS 8AM 4PM
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NIGHT TIME EHRISTMAS PARADE 6PM
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DIRECTIONS: Live Oak is located near the intersection of 1-10 and
1-75, two exits West on 1-10. From 1-10 (Exit 283 old Exit #40),
follow US 129 three miles South into downtown Live Oak. From 1-75
(Exit 451), follow US 129 ten miles South into downtown Live Oak.
('- ._. / iwww.suwanneechamber.com v
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Vendor applications
suwannee@suwanneechamber.com


For further information please call:
The Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce
(386)362-3071 Fax (386) 362-4758



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Live Oak Artist

Guild fundraiser
Live Oak Artist Guild will be hosting an Italian Din-
ner Fundraiser on November 21. Doors open at 4:30
p.m. Tickets are $15 per person.
For information or tickets please call: art gallery at
364-5099 or frame shop at 362-2066.


SHS SAC meeting postponed
Postponed to Dec. 10
The Suwannee High School SAC meeting that was
scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 12, has been postponed
to Thursday, Dec. 10, due to conflicts in the SHS cal-
endar.


In order to allow our employees time off to spend with their families
the following deadlines will be in effect:
Midweek Edition. Nov. 25
North Florida Focus Retail Advertising.................................3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19
C lassified Line A ds ...................... ............................. 4 p.m ., Thursday, Nov. 19
Legal Advertising ......................... ..............................4 p.m ., Thursday, Nov. 19
Retail Advertising (B Section) ..............................................2 p.m Thursday, Nov. 19
Retail Advertising (A section) .................................................. 2 p.m ., Friday, Nov. 20
Weekend Edition. Nov. 27
Retail Advertising (B Section) ........................... ................... 11 a.m Monday Nov 23
Classified & Legal Line Ads.....................................12 p.m. (Noon), Monday Nov 23
Retail Advertising (A section) ............................................. 11 a.m ., Tuesday Nov 24
Have a safe and happy holiday



.uumannie ehmirrat
211 Howard St. East PO Box 370, Live Oak, FL 32064
386-362-1734 Fax 386-364-5578


This group of
children are sol-
diers of Christ.
They belong to
Spanish Christ-
ian Church Al-
pha & Omega
Pastor Angel L.
Perez. On this
occasion, they
march and enjoy
the birthday par-
ty of Stephany.
Angel Ro-
driguez read the
Bible and ex-
plained who are
the soldiers of
Christ.


I L-R Anne Marie
Rodriguez, An-
nelis Rivera, Jo-
vidica Jones,
Stephany Ro-
driguez, Axel
Rivera, Andrew
SRodriguez, Angel
.- Rodriguez.
Photo: Submitted


Community Thanksgiving

dinner set for Nov. 21
The Live Oak Community Thanksgiving Outreach
Ministry would like to extend our warmest thank you
to each and everyone for their help and donations for
our brown bag lunches.
On June 27, we handed out 428 bag lunches and
again on August 22, we handed out 502 bag lunches.
Our community Thanksgiving dinner is held on Nov.
21. We are encouraging each and everyone to come and
join us. We will be hosting the dinner at African Baptist
Fellowship Hall.
Remember mark your calendar for Nov. 21, as the
day we serve our community. Hope to see you there.



Legion Riders Picnic
The American Legion Riders are sponsoring a pic-
nic/cookout at Post 107 on Saturday, November 21, at
12 p.m. Pulled pork, hamburgers, hot dogs, and Net-
tles sausages are on the menu.
Bring a dish and join us. We will have karaoke,
50/50 drawing, and door prizes. Everyone is invited,
come on out, bring your friends and family. Let's en-
joy some good food and fun. A $5 donation is re-
quested.
Location is 5 miles south of Live Oak on Highway
129, East 1 mile on 142nd street on right.
Don Urwiller, President


Babe Ruth meeting set
Nov. 18
A meeting to elect officers for the
Branford Babe Ruth Baseball League will
be held at Hatch Park Community Center
on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. All
interested are invited to attend.


Happy Birthday

A happy birthday goes out to a special mother and
daughter, Sandra Neal and daughter, Elizabeth Jones, who
is deceased.
I thank God for lending "Liz" to me the time that he
saw fit upon this earth, and she will always be
remembered and loved so very much by us all, especially
her two children left behind Jerica and G.G. May God
keep you in his loving arms "Liz."

Elizabeth S. Jones
November 10, 2009


Sandra J. Neal
November 9, 2009


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changes to your home. You can make a dramatic
change in the appearance of an interior simply
by adding some paint to one or all of the walls in
a room. Paint an entire wall before taking a
break so the painted portions won't lose their
wet edges. Then stand back, scan the wall, and
cover any missed spots or smears. Whether you
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app n/pd appt wrs LOPD
D Slaughter
November 13, Herbert
Joseph Butler, 21, 1520
Fairway Drive Charleston
Sc, sale marijuana, poss
marijuana w/int sell, resist
w/o violence, poss drug
para, 1st app n/pd appt wrs
SCSO DTF Gorski
November 13, Travis
Earl Johnson, 22, 1723
NW 39th Dr Gainesville
Fl, trfc Isd, poss cocaine,
poss xanax w/o pres.. poss
cntrl sub alpehzolam, 1st
app n/pd appt SCSO DTF
R Sammons
November 13, Michael
Robert Mitchell, 42, 595
Seminole Ave Atlanta Ga,
poss lsd, poss+20g
cannabis w/int to sell, poss
drug para, 1st app n/pd
appt wrs SCSO DTF H
Smith
November 13, Meredith
Lee McGaughey, 22, 111
NW 15th Terr Apt A-2
Gainesville Fl, poss co-
caine, poss hydrocodone,
poss -20g marijuana, 1st
app n/pd app wrs SCSO
DTF R Sammons
November 13, Jeffery
Futch, 39, 133 Carol Cir-
cle Fitzgerald Ga, fta-
grand theft iii spec, prop-
erty fta-grand theft iii, 1st
app pd appt wrs SCSO-
M.Jelks
November 13, William
Ray Sheppard, 32, North
Fl Reception Center Lake
Butler Fl, return for court
SCSO-S. Law
November 13, Craig
David Ames. 44. NFRC
Lake Butler Fl, Return For
Court Arresting Officer:
November 13, Julieanne
Francis Taylor, 30, 278 SE
Garfield Way Madison Fl,
vop o/c grand theft iii,
fraudulent use credit cd,
grand theft iii, bond $3
000 or $300 proba,lst app
pd appt wrs SCSO M.
Jelks
November 14, Kylan C
McKim, 19, 21 Copper-
field Dr S Savannah Ga,
poss methamphetamine,
1st app pd appt wrs SCSO
DTF C Tompkins
November 14, Amy
Antonelli, 19, 117 Teak-
wood Drive Savannah Ga,
poss -20g cannabis, poss
drug para SCSO DTF L
Willis
November 14, Aaron


Swinger, 20, 1111 Maybob
Circle Savannah Ga, poss
-20 g cannabis, poss drug
para. 1st app pd appt wrs
SCSO DTF S Lamey
November 14, Carlos
Torregrosa, 33, 301 Cactus
St Tallahassee Fl, poss
methamphetamine, 1st
app pd appt wrs SCSO J
Brooks
November 14, Joseph M
Hosford, 28, 1004 Mclen-
dond Drive Tallahassee Fl,
poss psilocybin, poss -20g
cannabis SCSO Brooks
November 14, Elizabeth
India West, 27, 11492 75th
Loop Live Oak Fl, battery
dom violence SCSO A
Robinson
November 14, Chris
Kyle Reid, 30, 26838 41st
Road Branford Fl, bur-
glary, battery, poss -20g
cannabis 1st app pd appt
wrs SCSO T Mullins
November 14, Daniel
Jason Reid, 46, 21240
49th Drive Lake City Fl,
burglary, battery, 1st app
n/pd appt wrs SCSO T
Mullins
November 14, Tyler Pre-
ston Burke, 27, 16618
Brigadoon Drive Tampa
Fl, poss +20g cannabis
w/int, poss alprazolam,
poss lsd, trfc in oxy-
codone, 1st app pd appt
wrs SCSO DTF H Smith
November 14, Whit El-
loit Remer, 25, 7935 Bird
St New Orleans La, disor-
derly intox, resist w/o vio-
lence SCSO DTF F Gorski
November 14, Henry
Honore Stpaul IV, 22, 128
Stella St Metaire La, poss
methamphamine, 1st app
n/pd appt wrs SCSO DTF
H Smith
November 14, Ryan
Thomas Towe, 25, 10238
Arbor Side Dr Tampa Fl,
poss lsd, poss oxycodone,
poss mdma, poss alprazo-
lam, 1st app pd appt wrs
SCSO C Tompkins
November 14, Adam
Tyler Hayes, 21, 3250


Brunswick Hwy Waycross
Ga., poss drug para, poss
cntrl substance, addrell, 1st
app pd appt wrs SCSO M
Lee
November 14, David A
Girard, 33, 470 3rd Street
S 611 St Petersburg Fl,
poss -20g cannabis, poss
psilocybin, 1st app n/pd
appt wrs SCSO DTF
Ramirez
November 14, Christo-
pher Cundari, 19, 480
Athens Avenue Athens Ga,
poss -20g cannabis SCSO
DTF Ramirez
November 14, Jeffery
Ryan Nelson, 25, 3229
Crestview Dr Blackshear
Ga, poss -20g cannabis
SCSO C McIntyre
November 14, Michael
C Coe, 38, 1014 E Cren-
shaw St Tampa Fl, poss
meth, poss -20g cannabis,
poss psilocybin, 1st app pd
appt wrs SCSO W Kelly
November 14, Philip
Rist Hahn, 27, 7252 Hwy
705 Nashville Tn, poss
drug para SCSO M Lee
November 14, Stephen
Scott Frazier, 24, 4229
NW 43rd St Gainesville
Fl, Poss Cntrl Substance
Mdma, 1st App Pd Appt
Wrs SCSO C McIntyre
November 15, Imogene
Lin Hopkins, 18, 606
McGee St Live Oak Fl,
sexual battery LOPD J
Bates
November 15, Joshua
Michael Butler, 19, 10476
SR 51 Live Oak Fl, co-
lumbia co wrt vop/dwls,
dwls 2rd off suw. co
SCSO-S. St John
November 15, Howard
D Cleveland, 52, 2104 Al-
ban Ave Tallahassee Fl, re-
tail theft, resisting a mer-
chant, carrying concealed
weapon SCSO-B. Barrs
November 15, Larry
Randal Strickland, 47,
30818 65th Branford Fl,
Assault Dom Violence
SCSO D Taylor
November 15, Brenda


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Susann Palov, 48, 14139
24th Street Live Oak Fl,
dui SCOS A Robinson
November 15, Michelle
Dana Uhlfelder, 24, 242
Poinsettia Atlantic Beach
Fl, poss -20g cannabis
SCSO DTF S Lamey
November 15, Brett An-
drew Fermeglia, 22, 780
Broadway St Lowell Ma,
poss meth, 1st app pd
appt wrs SCSO DTF W
Kelly
November 15, Shannon
Elizabeth Huber, 21, 6814
NE Glisan St Portland Or,
trespass after warning
SCSO K Osborn
November 15, Jason
Andrew Gibbs, 23, 12
New Castle Road Ashland
Ms, poss meth, tamper-
ing w/evidence, 1st app pd


appt SCSO DTF F Gorski
November 15, Hannah
Elyse Schaver, 19, 2614
NW 4th Place Gainesville
Fl, poss -20g cannabis,
poss drug para SCSO DTF
R Sammons
November 15, Christian
Cullum Jones, 29, 1308
Oak St Columbia Sc poss
cntrl substance, adderall
SCSO DTF M Ramirez
November 15, Gary Eu-
gene Swinger, 57, 258
Pebble Hill Road
Milledgeville Ga, poss -
20g cannabis, poss drug
para, poss cocaine, 1st
app n/pd appt wrs SCSO
DTF D Crutchfield
November 16, John
Roger Bonnell II, 30,
7402 115th Dr Live Oak
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Live Oak Church of God to

celebrate 90th Homecoming


The Live Oak Church of God will
celebrate their 90th Homecoming on
Sunday, Nov. 22. Homecoming is a
special time set aside each year to reflect
on our heritage and past blessings with
thanksgiving and to eagerly look forward
with purpose and obedience to follow the
leading of the Lord. It is a beautiful time
of reconnecting with church friends and
family from the past and acquainting and
embracing new friendships.
The special guests for Homecoming this
year will be former staff member Rev.
Nathan Wachob and the local gospel
singing group Delivered. Rev. Wachob has
pastored four churches since leaving Live
Oak. He and his wife Mary and sons Zach
and Alex live in Tallahassee. He will be
preaching the Homecoming message. The
local singing group Delivered will be in
concert that morning also. Delivered is a
group of young people who are fulfilling


their calling of ministering through
Southern Gospel music. Their
youthfulness, sincerity and commitment to
their calling are an encouragement to
people of all ages. Singing new, uplifting
songs as well as bringing back songs of
old is appealing to all audiences.
Delivered offers hope and inspiration as
they share the message of God and His
love for all people.
Services will begin at 10:30 a.m.
Following the morning service, we will
join together for an old fashioned
Homecoming dinner-on-the-grounds in
the Family Life Center.
The Live Oak Church of God has been a
vital part of Suwannee County since 1919.
Pastor Fred Watson and congregation
would like to extend an invitation to our
many friends, families and members to
come and join us for Homecoming. The
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What does Farm-City Week mean to

Suwannee County?
Suwannee County Farm Bureau is pleased to recognize Nov.
20- 26 as Farm-City Week.
On the seven days leading to and including Thanksgiving Day,
Farm-City Week is celebrated nationwide. What are we celebrat-
ing? The American economy perseveres thanks to the interdepend-
ence of farms and cities.
FARM IY' Neither the farm nor the city can exist in isolation. Instead, the
interdependence of the two creates jobs, products, markets and
relationships that make our economy and nation strong. Join with
us in recognizing Suwannee County agricultural producers and allied industries and the
contributions they make to the economy.
As we celebrate Thanksgiving, let's remember the vital farm-city part-
nerships that have done so much to improve the quality of our lives.
Rural and urban communities working together have made the
most of our rich agricultural resources, and have made sig- .j
nificant contributions to our health and well-being and
to the strength of our nation's economy. For this, we .
Food For Thought... can give thanks. Suwannee
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port) taylor co. wrt SCSO-
C. Mcintyre C
November 16, Donald
Chesnut, 29, 249 Lee Ave
Live Oak Fl, columbia co
vop petit, theft cash bond
to p&p SCSO-D. Falgout
November 16, Everett
Maurice Jenkins, 19,
615 Taylor Avenue Live
Oak Fl, burglary/while
occupied, resisting w/vio-
lence LOPD-C. Kinsey
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Garcia-Godin Cruz, 18,
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BIBLE VERSE
"Your word is a lamp to
my feet and a light for
my path."
Psalm 119:105






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MYRA C. REGAN ROBERT BRIDGES
Publisher Editor
Members of the Suwannee Democrat
editorial board are Myra C. Regan, publisher,
and Robert Bridges, editor. Our View, which
appears in Friday's editions of the
Democrat, is formed by that board.






Quick-witted


folks
By Jim Holmes
I have always admired folks who are quick
witted; people whose actions or words leave
you just standing there with your mouth wide
open, with little recourse but to walk away.
A now-retired newspaper editor who is a
friend of mine is one of those folks. Ted is an
amicable sort. On the other hand, the fellow
who walked into the newsroom that day un-
happy about a particular story was both
irate and profane. Ted worked long and hard
to calm him down, until he became concerned
the guy might become violent. And so Ted
took a different approach. Going nose to nose
with the bloke, Ted told him it was time "They
stepped outside and settled this like men."
The angry fellow who was considerably
larger than Ted was quick to agree. And so
the two walked to the nearby exit, where Ted
- always the gentleman -politely held the
door open for his protagonist. Once the man
stepped outside, Ted slammed the door, locked
it and called the police. I'll tell you, I'd have
given a bright, shiny quarter to have seen that
fool's face standing outside that glass door.
If I compared Ted to a car, he'd be a Ferrari.
On the other hand, I'm more like a John Deere
tractor: sound and steady, but slow. I'm capa-
ble of coming up with cleaver actions or quips
... two weeks after they are needed.
Unfortunately for me, I head a family of the
quick-witted folks. My wife and our two chil-
dren both fall into that category. I wouldn't
have survived the kids' teen years if were not
for one expression. In fact, I suspect God cre-
ated "Because I'm your father, that's why!"
- just for folks like me. It's not clever nor
memorable, but it ends debates, as long as you
are still paying their bills.
I can assure you, however, "Because I'm
your husband, that's why," will not work, un-
less you are willing to eventually see your sup-
per seasoned with ground glass.
Now, I'm being honest here. In our nearly
40 years together, my wife has almost always
had the last word in our discussions. Most of
her quick-witted rebuttals have left me with a
chuckle or a smile. But when tempers were
flaring, I found long, solitary walks to be the
best method of defusing the situation. The an-
grier I am, the longer the walk. I thought I'd
make it to Cleveland a couple of times.
In all our years of marriage, I can remember
only a single incident where my rebuttal left
my wife speechless.
I am a fellow who, once I like something, I
really like it. Much to my wife's consterna-
tion, I have been known to eat the same exact
thing for lunch for months at a time. It drives
her crazy.
We were at the grocery store when she at-
tempted to convince me to select a different
flavor of ice cream other than my regular cher-
ry-vanilla. Back and forth we went, as we
stood in the store aisle. Finally, in frustration
she snapped, "Jim, you never want to try any-
thing different!"
"Yep," I responded, "I'm that way with my
women, too!" There was a long pause, after
which she put my cherry-vanilla in the buggy.
I think she even gave me a bigger serving that
night.
Jim Holmes lives in Live Oak.

Please address letters to:
Letters To The Editor,
Suwannee Democrat,
PO Box 370, Live Oak, FL 32064.
Please include your full name, address and daytime
phone number. We ask this so we can verify your let-
ter and discuss any questions about it with you.


To the Editor:

This letter is in response to the rant and rave writer who
was concerned about football vs. reading and writing, and
who seems to think that the two are mutually exclusive. My
observation is that Superintendent Scarborough is deter-
mined to excel in both academics and athletics. You read
more about athletics, especially football because that's the
face of a school and even the community, and there's noth-
ing quite like small town high school football under the
lights on Friday night. Your concern that only a few people
benefit from football simply isn't so. Not only do the foot-
ball players participate on Friday night, so do the band
members, cheerleaders, ROTC members, and you will see a
lot of students attending the game. I'm also sure if you
spoke to the instructors in any of the previously mentioned
programs, they would tell you that they would love to have
more students participate.
As far as the cost, football creates enough revenue
through ticket sales and boosters, that not only is it self-sup-
porting, but it also helps fund other athletic program. If you
want to measure the success of the football program by aca-
demic standards, then you will be pleased to know that
Suwannee High School currently has 6 football players at-
tending college and playing football. Three alumni are play-
ing in the NFL, with another one on the way next year, and
Branford has a young man headed to play college football.
We have several football player alumni who have graduated
from college and are now successful businessmen in Live
Oak. Do not discount the fact that some students simply
would not remain in school if they didn't participate in
sports, and in some cases the only real positive contact that
some students have with a male role model is their coach. I
think we get our money's worth from football.
Now let's talk about the reading side. I'm married to a
teacher, and I can assure you that teachers want to teach
students. In fact, most put their hearts and soul into it. The
reality is, that there are a lot of things that teachers can't
control. First, they can't hire and fire students. They take
them all. Second, have you ever seen all the paperwork
dumped on teachers by mindless bureaucrats (to cover their
butts)? I've never met a teacher that wouldn't rather be
planning and teaching students, but there are only so many
hour sin a day, and if the paperwork isn't done, then the
teacher is in big trouble. Third, teachers can't control...
abused children, neglect, dysfunctional families,
alcohol/drug babies, hyperactive kids who haven't been giv-
en their medication, TMH, SLD, ADHD, hunger, homeless
students, or apathetic parents and students who don't value
education, but then feel somehow that their child is entitled
to a world class education without putting forth any effort
on the students or parent's part. Fourth, teachers don't teach
laziness, crime, sex, pregnancy, disruption, the lack of so-
cial skills, violence, or alcohol/drug abuse to students, but
they have to deal with it.
As for academics, Suwannee High School has students at-
tending or who have graduated from colleges all over the
country, including West Point, Naval Academy at Annapo-
lis, the Air Force Academy, Harvard, Florida State Universi-
ty, University of Florida, and many more. One student made
a perfect score on the SAT test, and one student is one of 20
people selected nationwide to work on the restoration of the
USS Constitution. Must be some teaching going on some-
where.
I suggest that if you would like to contribute to the im-
provement of education in Suwannee County, then volun-
teer at the school of your choice, or join one of the many
fine civic clubs that tutor and mentor students, such as Ki-
wanis, Lions, Altrusa, or Rotary.
Finally, while I believe that football boosts school and
community spirit, I suggest that you personally attend a


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football game on a Friday night. You will probably have a
good time, will be impressed with the work and effort of the
players and coaches, band members, ROTC students, and
yes, you might even become a fan. Go Dawgs, Go Bucs.

John Hill


To the Editor:

I learned that there was a submission last week to Rant
and Rave strongly criticizing efforts to preserve and expand
a historic property in Live Oak. Unfortunately, some peo-
ple thought this was referring to Grace Manor Community
Center and Restaurant. It wasn't! Even so, this is a great
time to clear up some of the common misconceptions peo-
ple have about Grace Manor's function, funding and future.
Function: Grace Manor is known best in town for its
restaurant, located in the historic Dowling House on Duval
Street, but it has had a much larger purpose. It offers his-
torical education and entertainment to the community. It
provides mentoring to youth and adults who have had
scrapes with the legal system. It provides a place where
residents can connect with a piece of their history just by
coming to eat lunch!
Funding: Grace Manor does not receive any funding
from the city or county. The only public money it has ever
received was one matching historic preservation grant from
the State of Florida in 2001. Everything else was funded
privately. When customers dine at Grace Manor, they are
helping fund the services it provides and the upkeep of the
historical building.
Future: Yes, Grace Manor is up for sale. My move out-
of-state and declining health of two board members is forc-
ing the change, but we are excited about the possibilities
that come with that change. We are committed to finding a
buyer that will keep the restaurant open to the public, and
even expand its tourism appeal. We are so pleased to meet
the interesting people who visit our facility from all over
the country, and we know that just the right person or group
is out there to take it to the next level!
If you haven't visited Grace Manor yet, please come by
and ask for a free tour! We are proud of our building, the
history of the area, and all the staff and volunteers that
make Grace Manor work. Remember, this building was
condemned and dilapidated when our volunteers stepped in,
but we thought it was important to preserve this piece of
history for generations to come. I hope you will choose to
be a part of YOUR community center's future!

Tracy Andrews Forest
Chairman


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Is BPranford out of code sponsors turkey dinner


when it comes to fire?


County fire marshal

says yes; Town Council

to address issue

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Much of Branford is out of compliance with the
state fire code, Suwannee County Fire Marshal Paul
Haas told the town council at a meeting last week.
"It is pretty serious," said Haas. "I walk into this
room today and I see about ten fire code violations."
Haas asked town council to consider modernizing
Branford's interlocal agreement with the county in or-
der to begin making improvements and bring Branford
up to code. The current agreement has not been updat-
ed in nearly twenty years. Haas called the current situ-
ation a "great liability" and referenced out-of-state
fires resulting in numerous fatalities. Through the cur-
rent interlocal agreement, the Suwannee County fire


By Ana Smith
Do you stop once in a while and
realize how much fun and energiz-
ing an impromptu activity can be?
Have you and your spouse, or you
and a friend, made a quick deci-
sion to do something together, and
enjoyed the event so much that
you look forward to doing it again
soon?
Last Friday my friend Gail sug-
gested we get together for break-
fast the next morning. We didn't
go far ... Nell's in Branford ... and
it didn't cost much at all for a
good breakfast. The most "appe-
tizing" part was sharing the time,
and the breakfast, with a good
friend. We didn't discuss anything
special, didn't make any future


marshal and fire department does not have the power
to intervene.
"Loss of life is what I'm here to prevent. It is what
this code is here to prevent," said Haas. "One day,
God forbid, we are going to have a loss of life here."
Fire insurance is also an issue when discussing fire
code violations, said Haas. If the town of Branford is
not up to code, business owners will have to pay high-
er insurance rates.
"We cannot use the small town excuse as a reason
not to make our buildings safe," said Haas during last
week's council meeting at Branford's Town Hall. As a
municipality, Branford is bound by the National Fire
Code. Currently, the majority of downtown is not up
to code, according to Haas.
Town Council President Shirley Clark said she was
not aware of this issue. The council was anxious to fix
the problems. "We want to get going and make sure
our businesses and our people are safe," said Clark.
The council formed a fire committee and agreed to
hold a meeting to discuss the fire code violations. The
council members also discussed holding a workshop
with county officials to further discuss the issue.


plans, just sat and talked, remi-
nisced about family and friends
who are no longer with us but
with whom we had shared similar
breakfasts in the past, and ex-
changed greetings with other peo-
ple we knew who were also hav-
ing breakfast there.
That night another good friend
stopped by and we shared an im-
promptu supper as we made plans
for a booth we hope to have at the
Branford Christmas event and dis-
cussed our involvement in rescu-
ing cats and finding them homes.
It was when I thought back
over that day that I was once
again reminded of the wonderful
people who have come and gone
in my life, the truly good friends


and caring family that have been
such an important part of my life,
and how it's those simple things
and shared moments that mean so
much. Heading into the Thanks-
giving season, it reinforced my
feelings of how thankful I am for
those I hold dear and the place
they have in my heart, as well as
those precious memories of all
those loved ones who used to be
here to share these moments and
make those memories with me.
It was then that I decided this
year to get a little more involved
in this wonderful community in
which I live. There was an article,
written by a man I've known

SEE O'BRIEN, PAGE 8A


Going over the final menu are (seated) Moderator R.A.
Greene and Mrs. Katie Greene. Standing (from left) are the
Rev. Paul A. Bertolino, pastor, and Clifford G. Burr, Director
of Dining Services at the Advent Christian Village in Dowl-
ing Park.

The McAlpin Advent Christian Church will sponsor a
community wide (free) turkey dinner following the
worship service on Thanksgiving Sunday, Nov. 22.
"We are very pleased to be able to sponsor this com-
munity wide dinner," said Pastor Paul A. Bertolino. "It
is free and folks do not have to attend the church to
make reservations. We do have Christian Education
classes for all ages beginning at 9:45 a.m. The Thanks-
giving worship service will be at 10:55 a.m. and the
dinner will follow at 12:15. Dr. David Dean's book,
SEE MCALPIN, PAGE 8A


Capital City bankers help local
teens get smart about credit
Submitted
Associates of Capital City Bank recently taught stu-
dents at Branford High School about the importance of
credit and using it wisely as part of National Get Smart
About Credit Day, a financial literacy program sponsored
by the American Bankers Association Education Founda-
tion.
The presentation was one of many being made by
bankers across the country as part of a nation-wide effort
empowering young people to take charge of their person-
al finances. "The choices young adults make with their

SEE CAPITAL CITY, PAGE 8A


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Branford News


McAlpin Advent Christian Church

sponsors free turkey dinner


Continued From Page 7A

Resurrection Hope, will
be given to any guest at-
tending the service. Dr.
Dean will be present to


autograph the book that
morning."
The dinner is free. Fur-
ther information or reser-
vations can be made by
calling the pastor at 386-


658-1048. The church's
youth group meets at 4:30
p.m. on Sunday and is for
the third grade up. The
church is located at 17214
89th Road, McAlpin.


O'Brien and our neighbors


'Bits & Pieces' from



south Suwannee County


Continued From Page 7A

through our shared volun-
teer work at the local ani-
mal shelter, who is now
very active with a program
to make Thanksgiving,
and especially Christmas,
a happy time for under-
privileged families and
children here in our part of
south Suwannee County.
Roger Burnside's plea in
this newspaper for "Toys
For Kids" is one you need
to read, folks, especially if
you live here in the south
portion of Suwannee
County. Together with
Karen from the Branford
Health Department, as
well as all those people
who help them with this
project every year, every
effort is made to make
sure families in tough situ-
ations are able to enjoy the
holidays like the rest of
our children, and with the
economy as tight as it is,
prices of everything rising
by the week (or so it
seems, at least to me),
please take the time to
read his article, squeeze a
little more room in your
heart ... and your wallet ...
to help them reach their
goal of a happy holiday
for every child in our com-
munity who may not get
that opportunity otherwise.
If you want more infor-
mation, or if you know of
a child down here in our
part of the county who has
a need, or if you would
like to make a donation of


children's dl.ili:ii.. food,
or money, call Karen at
the Branford Health De-
partment at 386-935-1133
or Roger at 386-935-3343.
No donation is too small,
and you will reap a huge
blessing knowing you are
helping those less fortu-
nate than you.
This Saturday is the
monthly Brotherhood
breakfast at O'Brien Bap-
tist Church. A hearty
breakfast is served from 8
a.m., followed by a meet-
ing. You don't have to be a
member of OBC; just be a
member of the community
who is interested in being
part of a fellowship of
men who love and serve
Our Lord and who are in-
terested in the betterment
of our community and our
fellow man. Come meet
your neighbors; bring your
sons, your fathers, your
male relatives and your
male neighbors. You'll be
glad you did! For more in-
formation you can call the
church office at 935-1503.
There will not be a mid-
week service at OBC on
the Wednesday before
Thanksgiving. Instead
we'll share our prayer ser-
vice on Tuesday, the 24th,
at 6 p.m., at what has be-
come known as the annual
"Pastor's Pie Service."
Hope to see you there.
And if you are part of
the O'Brien community
and either have no place to
go for Thanksgiving, or
will be alone this year, or


just don't want to cook,
why not think about com-
ing to O'Brien Baptist
Church for your Thanks-
giving dinner? It's sure to
be a time of sharing and
fellowship, plenty of good
food, and plenty of folks
you'll enjoy meeting if you
haven't met us already.
Call the church for details
or look for information
flyers posted in local store
windows.
From "Humorous Quo-
tations":
"Knowledge is what you
get from reading the fine
print in a contract: experi-
ence is what you get from
not reading it."
"A filing cabinet is a
place where you can lose
things systematically."
"The years between fifty
and seventy are the hard-
est; you are always being
asked to do something,
and yet you're not decrepit
enough to turn them
down."
"Oh sure, you can catch
more flies with honey than
with vinegar, but who
wants flies?"
"It never freezes in
Florida, at least not until
you buy an orange grove."
"The only thing worse
than a flooded basement is
a flooded attic."
Stop to think about all
the blessings you enjoy
every day. If you can't
count at least one every
day, then you need to
make some changes. God
bless!


Capital City bankers help local

teens get smart about credit


Continued From Page 7A

first credit card will impact
their lives years later when
they apply for a car loan or
even a mortgage," said
Clif Bradley, Suwannee
County president. "We are
participating in the Get
Smart About Credit pro-
gram to raise awareness
about the responsible use
of credit, and to show
young adults how they can
use credit wisely right
from the start."
To help teens become
more responsible and


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A QuickBucks card
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ship.
Capital City Bank has
also created a new Face-
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City Students, where stu-
dents can engage with the
Bank by becoming fans of
this community, which
will be an interactive mix
of information about bank-
ing products, popular cul-
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and more. Students will
have a chance to receive
Star Stuff, learn how to get
a special, free gift for
opening an AFSC account
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Toys for Kids+ O'Brien Baptist Church provides


'we really need your help' community with Thanksgiving Dinner
'We really need your help'


By Roger L. Burnside

Toys for Kids+ really
needs your help. Christmas
is a time of joy and
celebration; unfortunately
there are many children in
the Branford area that will
be missing the joy of
receiving Christmas
presents. We are in need of
toys, clothes and in some
cases, food for these
children.
With the economy the
way it is right now we are
experiencing more requests
than in past years. No
donation is too small, if
you can just provide one
toy, a box of food, a winter
coat or shoes it will be
greatly appreciated.
Anyone interested in
helping us with this project
can take their donations to
the Branford Health
Department. You may also
call Karen at the Branford
Health Department at 386-
935-1133 or Roger


Submitted
The Branford area Inter
Church Ministries will host
a community Thanksgiving
dinner on Saturday, Nov.
21 in the Community Cen-
ter at Hatch Park. The
event will be held from 11
a.m. to 2 p.m. A traditional
Thanksgiving dinner of
turkey, ham, dressing, cran-
berry sauce, vegetables,
sweet potato casserole,
desserts and soft drinks and
iced tea will be served.
All are welcome to at-
tend, regardless of age,
race, social status or reli-
gion. This is a community
event meant to bring us to-
gether in Thanksgiving.
There will also be musical
entertainment and maybe
even some door prizes, and
a gospel message. Come
and bring a friend as we


Burnside at 386-935-3343.
Should you know of a
child in need you may also
call these numbers.
Over the years the folks
in the Branford area have
brought a lot of joy to the
area's children and their
families, for this we thank
each and every one of you.
The smiles and
appreciation the children
express each year make
this project a blessing to
all.

Babe Ruth

meeting

tonight
A meeting to elect of-
ficers for the Branford
Babe Ruth Baseball
League will be held at
Hatch Park Community
Center tonight on
Wednesday, Nov. 18 at
7 p.m. All interested are
invited to attend.


celebrate Thanksgiving in
Branford!
Also, on Saturday, Dec.
12 we will hold the annual
Keeping Christ in Christ-
mas Festival and Parade.
Booths and entertainment
will be in Hatch Park from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a
short break for the parade.
The parade will line up at
the Branford High School
football field. It will begin
at 1 p.m. and end at Hatch
Park.
Vendors interested in
having a booth may contact
Mamie Jackson at 386-
935-9121. If you are inter-
ested in being part of the
musical entertainment,
contact Kathy Woolard at
386-935-1127 or 935-6400.
For the parade, contact
Debbie Yates at 386-935-
3131.


Thanksgiving Dinner will be provide by the Men's Fel-
lowship of O'Brien Baptist Church from 12 noon until
3:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 26.
There will be no charge to the community. The dinner
will consist of traditional meats, veggies and desserts in a
friendly, festive atmosphere.
Transportation and delivery are available. The church is
located one block west of the flashing light in O'Brien on



You're invited!

The Jackson/Mackey Missionary Society of New
Bethlehem A.M.E. Church of New Bethlehem A.M.E.
Church, McAlpin, invites you to fellowship with us at
our fifth Sunday Worship service on Sunday, Novem-
ber 29, at 11 a.m.
Mrs. Sheryl Daniels will be the speaker. Rev. John-
nie Merrick, pastor, and Sis. Mae Devoe Fields, Mis-
sionary president.


Suwannee River Economic
Council, Inc. seeking
location in Branford


Suwannee River Eco-
nomic Council, Inc., a
non-profit organization is
seeking a location in the
Branford area that could be
used to serve meals to per-
sons 60 years of age or
older.
Any business, organiza-
tion or church that has


space available and would
be interested in assisting in
this much needed service
to the elderly population of
Branford, should contact
Bruce Evans, Senior Cen-
ter Director, at 362-1164
or Janis Owen, Director of
Client Services, at 362-
4115, ext. 240.


CR 349.
For more information or
935-4436.


for transportation call 386-


Women's Club plans

inaugural Fall Holiday

Bazaar and Bake Sale


Crafters, quilters, artist
of any kind, and small
business owners that
work out of their home
are invited to participate
in the Branford Women's
Club First Annual Fall
Holiday Bazaar on Nov.
21. Any and all people in
the surrounding counties
are welcome to set up a
booth or table to sell and
promote their craft or
small business. This
event will be held at the
Women's Club located
on Highway 247 (Bran-
ford/Lake City Highway)
just outside of Branford.
Indoor space with tables
provided are $12 and
outside spaces (you pro-


vide table or tent) avail-
able for $8.
This is our inaugural
Fall Holiday Bazaar and
Bake Sale. The
Women's Club of Bran-
ford will have for sale a
large variety of baked
goods that you can pur-
chase for the upcoming
Thanksgiving Day week-
end. We welcome all of
the surrounding commu-
nities to come set up or
just come and shop for
that special gift for the
holiday.
For more information
contact Charlene Kutis at
386-935-3531 or Stevie
Widdington at 386-935-
9276.


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Community Thanksgiving

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The water levels provided here refer to the height at the US Hwy. 27 bridge
in Branford in feet above mean sea level (ft-msl) at the gauging station. In
the past the levels were read as gauge height not mean sea level.
Nov. 11,'09 8.88 Nov. 14,'09 8.75
Nov. 12,'09 8.74 Nov. 15,'09 8.75
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A team approach to senior adult well-being


By Dr Nasseer Masoodi, Medical
Director, Advent Christian Village
Growing old isn't easy. Caring for
an elderly family member with
chronic health issues can be a chal-
lenge too. Taking your loved one
from one specialist to another can be
a drain on your time, your pocket-
book and your emotions. In the end,
your loved one, whether a parent or
a spouse, may not be receiving the
best care possible. And you may be
paying more than you need. Here's a
possible solution. Consider a team-
based approach.
While the practice of geriatric
medicine includes preventive medi-
cine and the diagnosis and treatment


of reversible diseases, it is very
much dominated by the challenges of
caring for patients with chronic ill-
ness. Studies like the one published
in 2002 by the Institute of Medicine,
Health Professions Education: A
Bridge to Quality, found the best
way to treat the elderly was through
the team approach. Detailed analysis
proves that interdisciplinary geriatric
teams can provide care that is better
suited to the needs of seniors than
care from traditional providers. Inter-
disciplinary teams generally include
physicians, nurse practitioners/physi-
cian assistants, and social workers,
while nutritionists, speech, physical
and occupational therapists, psychol-
ogists, or other specialists participate
on a case-by-case basis. Not only is
team care beneficial, but it is cost-ef-
fective as well.
Two decades ago, Advent Christ-
ian Village established a team-based
approach through our Resident Care
Assessment (RCA) team. We have
been using this coordinated approach
to care ever since. The team meets
weekly and is comprised of medical
staff, administrators, pastors, social
service, and other support services
staff, working cooperatively to man-
age the needs of a resident. The goal
is to keep residents as independent as
possible by maximizing their func-


tionality, well-being and happiness.
The delivery of quality, cost-effec-
tive medical services is critical. Ac-
complishing the team approach re-
quires continuous broad education
for every team member. A physician
certified in geriatric medicine leads
this effort; however, management,
expertise, and commitment are re-
quired from all other disciplines.
What differentiates ACV's RCA
team from traditional models is the
participation of administrators, home
care specialists, housing managers,
pastoral staff and housekeeping per-
sonnel. The RCA team is designed to
treat the whole person rather than
simply their specific medical condi-
tion(s). We are concerned about an
individuals living situation, indepen-
dent functioning, nutritional status
and support system, and the team fo-
cuses on promoting wellness and
quality of life.
The goal of Resident Care Assess-
ment is to assist the resident and his
or her family in receiving care that
respects the autonomy and dignity of
the senior adult and address any
safety issues. The team accomplishes
this through the following process:
Assessing physical, environmental,
cognitive, spiritual and functional

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Tickets for this year's pro-
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obtained at no cost for the
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This is an inter-genera-
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ADVENT CHRISTIANVILIAGE

AT DOWLING PARK


Community Currents


MY STORY: Tib Henderson


"I never did any real exercise until
I retired. In fact, except for swim-
ming, I avoided exercise as much as
possible. I was one of those kids al-
ways chosen last for teams. After I re-
tired in 1992, I joined a walk and
stretch type class at the local YMCA
where I lived. My main reason for
joining the class was for weight loss,
not health. However, soon I noticed
an increase in energy level too.
When I moved to ACV in 1997, I
was thrilled that Copeland Communi-
ty Center included a pool. I immedi-
ately joined the aquatics class and
then a walking class. I have continued
to participate ever since.


In September 2008, my doctor dis-
covered a blockage in an artery that
feeds my heart. I was very surprised,
since I had only had recognizable
symptoms while hiking in the hills of
Michigan several weeks earlier.
I underwent a stent procedure that
corrected the problem. My doctor
told me that it had taken years for the
blockage to develop, and that my ex-
ercise program (even though I started
later in life) had saved me from a
heart attack and resulting heart dam-
age.
I am so thankful that I live in a
place where these classes are offered,
that they are based on good research


and that they are fun. If they were not,
I probably would have chosen not to
participate and my quality of life
would likely be much less than it is
today."
--Tib Henderson
ACV Member


A team approach to senior adult well-being


Continued From Page 10A

levels by including nutri-
tional assessments, social
interventions, communica-
tion about feelings of de-
pression and isolation.
Home safety visits to
prevent falls and other in-
juries, which can be cru-
cial to overall health. Geri-
atricians and gerontolo-
gists have long recognized
that frail elderly need more
than medical care to re-
main independent and pos-
sibly prevent disease or in-
jury.
Identifying Needs/Risks-
Residents considered at
high risk for hospitaliza-
tion, or those with deterio-
rating cognitive status ben-
efit the most from this
"targeted patient" tech-
nique. Use of RCA team
care leads to fewer hospi-
talizations and emergency
room visits.
Locating and managing
the delivery of services
that RCA can coordinate
care across different sites.
This may include care in
the patient's home, prima-
ry and specialty care clin-
ics, nursing facilities and
hospitals. Coordination is
crucial since the elderly
often have complex chron-
ic conditions.
Monitoring and adjust-
ing the provision of ser-
vices as required, which is
extremely important.
Teams routinely monitor
medication use to elimi-
nate unnecessary medica-
tions, ensure proper use,
select alternatives with
fewer side effects or alter
certain combinations since
the interactions could ren-
der the drugs ineffective or
even harmful.
Within legal limits,
keeping the family in-
formed of the resident's
status changes. Spouses
and children are an inte-

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gral part of the informal
care network.
What Are the Benefits
of Resident Care Assess-
ment Services?
One Stop Shopping:
Service Coordinators
know the available ser-
vices, their cost and quali-
ty. This saves family mem-
bers who live at a distance
time and money.
Personalized Services:
Service Coordinators ad-
dress the individual needs
of the resident and their
family by communicating
with everyone involved.
Accessibility: Medical
staff and Service Coordi-
nators are available to resi-
dents on daily basis; they
are accustomed to re-
sponding to crisis or emer-


agency situations. Continu-
ity of Care- Service Coor-
dinators can represent the
resident and their needs to
health care and service
providers within and out-
side the Village in a con-
sistent and reliable man-
ner, saving time and pre-
venting miscommunica-
tion.
Quality and Cost Con-
trol: The RCA helps pre-
vent inappropriate hospital
care and overuse of ser-
vices. The team matches
services to the residents
needs and thereby contains
costs. Through ongoing
resident monitoring, Ser-
vice Coordinators help
prevent crises. A team ap-
proach helps to deliver
high quality care in a safe


and effective way.
That is how we provide
care at Advent Christian
Village. If you have a fam-
ily member who is facing
these issues elsewhere,
you may want to look into
what kind of team-based
approach is available
there.
Nasseer A. Masoodi
MD, FACP, CMD, CPE
Medical Director Health
Services ACV Inc.
Disclaimer: This article
is provided for informa-
tional purposes only and
should not be construed as
specific medical advice.
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physician before ,., .,ii...
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10680 Dowling Park Drive
Live Oak, FL 32060
PT food service staff in various settings including seasonal, institutional, and cafeteria. Prior experience in
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FTEMTsupervisor; evenings/weekends to oversee EMT/Security department; Valid Florida EMT certification,
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Completed employment applications are required from individuals requesting consideration for hire.
Resumes can be accepted prior to an application and can be forwarded by way of
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Obituaries


Louis "Preston" Skinner
October 25, 1948 -
November 14, 2009

ouis 'Preston'
Skinner, 61, of
Live Oak, FL
passed away on Saturday,
November 14, 2009 of a
short illness. The lifelong
resident of Live Oak retired
from PCS after 30 years.
Mr. Skinner enjoyed
racing, riding motorcycles,
and working on his cars.
He was of the Baptist Faith.
Mr. Skinner is survived
by his wife: Ruthie Jane
Whitley, Live Oak, FL; two
daughters: Stephanie
Depriest, Madison, FL,
Kimberly Renfroe, Lake
Butler, FL; three sons:
Donnie Skinner, Macon,
GA, Donnie Deas, Live
Oak, FL, Sean Skinner,
Live Oak, FL; five sisters:
Maudell Genaue, Lake
City, FL, Elizabeth Webb,
Live Oak, FL, Mary Sheryl
Edge, Live Oak, FL,
Glenda Faye Adcock,
Thomasville, GA, Patricia
Strickland, Cairo, GA; one
brother: Bo Skinner, Lake
City, FL; eight
grandchildren; two great-
grandchildren.
Services for Mr. Skinner
were held at 11:00 am,
Tuesday, November 17,
2009 at Daniels Memorial
Chapel with Rev. J.H.
Brown officiating.
Interment followed in Live
Oak Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers
donations can be made to
Haven Hospice.
Daniels Funeral Homes


& Crematory, Inc., Live
Oak, in charge of all
arrangements.

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Robert M. "Robby"
Robbins, Sr.
November 7, 1934 -
October 30, 2009

R obert M.
"Robby"
Robbins, Sr., 74,
Live Oak, FI passed away
Friday, October 30, 2009
after short illness. The Bell
County, Tx native moved
to Live Oak from
Georgetown, Tx in 1974.
Mr. Robbins was a twenty-
year retired Chief Petty
Officer while serving in the
Navy and a Vietnam
Veteran. He was of Baptist
Faith.
Mr. Robbins is survived
by his wife; Sue Robbins,
Live Oak, Fl; three
daughters: Theresa
Kirkham, Dallas, Tx,
Frankie (Larry) Garner,
Dallas, Tx, Susan "Nikki"
(Gene) Marasco, St. Pete
Beach, Fl; two sons:
Robert M. Robbins, Jr.,
Live Oak, Fl, Rory (
Kayla) Robbins,
Tallahassee, Fl; one sister:
Helyne (Vic) Knauth, Weir,
Tx; one brother: Howell
Robbins, Lewiston, Ma;
eleven grandchildren and
nine great-grandchildren.
Services were held at
11:00 am on Tuesday,
November 3, 2009 at
Daniels Memorial Chapel
with Rev. Larry Harris
officiating. Interment
followed in the Live Oak
Cemetery.
Daniels Funeral Homes
& Crematory, Inc. Live
Oak is in Charge of All
Arrangements.


Death notices
Mabel Amelia Long
May 22,1912 -
November 14,2009

A l abel Amelia
Long age 97, of
Live Oak, FL
passed away Sat. Nov. 14,
2009 at her home in Live
Oak, FL.
She is survived by her
son, Gary Long of Live
Oak, FL.
Graveside services were
held at 11:00 AM, Monday,
Nov. 16, 2009 in the Live
Oak Cemetery.
Harris Funeral Home &
Cremations, Inc. of Live
Oak (386-364-5115) was in
charge of all arrangements.

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Paul Franklin Pruett
September 1, 1938 -
November 14,2009

aul Franklin Pruett,
71 of O'Brien, FL
passed away
Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, at
his home in O'Brien, FL. He
was a highly decorated
retired U.S. Army Major.
Visitation will be held this
evening from 5 to 7 PM at
Harris Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be
held 1:00 PM Thurs. Nov.
19th in the Jacksonville
National Cemetery,
Jacksonville, FL with full
Military Rites conducted at
the graveside.
Please visit our website to
sign the guest book at
www.harrisfuneralhomeinc.
net.
Harris Funeral Home &
Cremations, Inc.,932 N.
Ohio Ave., Live Oak,386-
364-5115 is in charge of all
arrangements.


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Gardening Tips from the Live Oak Garden Club




'Willow, willow,




weep for me'


By Lucille Bobiney Heinrich
There are many types of willow trees
but there is no willow more popular or
easily identified by its exceptional shape
and loveliness as the Babylonian, or
"weeping" species (Salix babylonica)
which originated in Asia. Weeping
Willows with their arched limbs and
delicate leaves are magnificent, and can be
grown successfully in our growing zone.
Like all trees, they have limitations and
problems, but planted in the right area
such as along lakes, rivers, wetlands, or
retention ponds. These lovely trees can be
blc.iil.ikiij-. and they can add value to
your property.
The weeping willow is not a tree to be
planted in small city lots; in its search for
water, it will invade septic tanks, sewer
and storm lines and drain fields. It is fast
growing, maintenance free, and while it
likes water, can withstand mild drought.
Weeping Willows have widespread roots
that help prevent soil erosion, provide
shade, and are very adaptable and will
thrive in most soil types except for those
that are very fast draining and very dry.
The tree can be somewhat messy in that it
drops twigs and leaves and its brittle
branches break off in storms. These trees


are easy to propagate. Just break off a
small branch, put in water and soon the
roots will appear below the water line.
These trees can grow to a height of 40 feet
and have a life span of 35-40 years.
Poets write about this tree. It is found in
many paintings and in literature
throughout the world as symbols of grief,
death, and sadness. During his exile on the
Isle of St. Helena, Napoleon took comfort
under the shade of a Weeping Willow, and
upon his death, was buried under this tree.
In William Shakespeare's Hamlet, the
character Ophelia climbed a willow tree
growing over a river and drowned when
the branch to which she was clinging
broke.
There are over 400 species of willows,
and willow wood is used to make many
items including baskets, boxes, furniture,
flutes, whistles, broom handles, and fish
traps. Willow trees produce a milky sap
that contains salicylic acid, which was
found to sooth headaches and reduce fever
but the acid caused too much stomach
upset. In 1897, Felix Hoffman created a
synthetic version, which was gentle on the
stomach, and his company, Bayer,
produced his invention under the name of
aspirin.





Weeping Willow on corner of Conner Street and US 90. Courtesy photo


Greater Visions
Support Group
Addiction Support Group:
Greater Visions faith-based ad-
dictions support group meets
at the Grace Manor Restau-
rant. Meetings are held on
Thursday mornings at 9:30
a.m. This group provides spiri-
tual and emotional support in a
non-judgmental setting. Come
experience the freedom from
addictions that is found in
Christ.
Greater Visions is an out-
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contact 208-1345.


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Water woes won't go away


Continued From Page 1A

"We do not have the po-
litical clout to stop it if
someone wants to take our
water," said Webster. Still,
North Florida citizens are
going to try. Before the fo-
rum was over a group ac-
tion meeting had already
been set up for Tuesday
morning at the Ft. White
community center.
"The era of cheap water
is gone," said Webster.
"The state is going to have
to pay more. You cannot
take water without harm-
ing resources."
Webster sited desalina-
tion and better conserva-
tion practices as alterna-
tive solutions to Tampa's
water shortage.
As for our own dwin-
dling aquifer, the Suwan-


nee River Water Manage-
ment District along with
the St. Johns River Water
Management District are
working towards a plan
that will eventually put
Florida's aquifers "back
on track." Already, SR-
WMD has been in the
process of a district wide
water supply assessment.
"We have determined there
will not be sufficient water
to meet future needs in the
Upper Santa Fe Basin," said
Webster. "This is the red
flag, this is the warning."
The new plan will mean a
new permitting strategy for
municipalities, as well as
stricter conservation mea-
sures for homeowners and
businesses. The increasing
population in northeastern
Florida and advancing in-
dustry and other economic


development has led to a
rapid increase in water de-
mand.
In a previous Democrat
article, SRWMD Executive
Director David Still stated
that North Florida must im-
prove the design and man-
agement of water resource
technologies, find alterna-
tive water supplies, and
adopt stricter water conser-
vation technologies. "Hope-
fully once implemented
things will get back on


track," he said.
However, with Tampa's
eye on the Floridian aquifer,
the future of the Suwannee
River Basin's water supply
remains hazy, expressed wa-
ter management officials.
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Tallahassee resident
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mally announced his
candidacy for the 2nd
Congressional District
seat in the U.S. House of
Representatives.
Hendry is seeking the
seat currently held by
Allen Boyd.
Hendry emphasized
Eddie Hendry what he called "irre-
sponsible and out of
control federal spending, a current tax system that is
in need of a complete overhaul, and a growing and
complete disregard for the founding principles and
values found in the U.S. Constitution" as key factors
fueling his candidacy.




Four arrested on


burglary charges


Continued From Page 1A

enue, as well as the two ju-
veniles were allegedly
banging on windows and
doors in the area around
Bryson Street, wiii) to
find somebody to beat up,"
said Davis.
Davis said LOPD re-
ceived two calls about the
suspects sometime after 11
a.m. He said when patrol
cars arrived in the area the
four ran into a home on
Bryson Street without the


owner's permission. Jenk-
ins then allegedly ran north
from the home toward Du-
val Street in the area of Lee
Avenue. Davis said Jenkins
was apprehended moments
later in the area of Jackson
Avenue.
Cruz and the two juve-
niles were apprehended at
the home on Bryson, ac-
cording to Davis. They
were charged with bur-
glary. Jenkins was addi-
tionally charged with re-
sisting arrest with violence.


Continued From Page 1A

In a second incident,
about 45 minutes later, of-
ficers responded to a report
of a home invasion rob-
bery at 417 Home Avenue
SW. Three male and two
female victims told offi-
cers that three suspects
kicked open the back door
to the residence, and once
inside, displayed handguns
before gaining control of
the victims. The victims
reported several items
stolen that included cell
phones, more than $300 in


cash, and wallets belong-
ing to the victims, accord-
ing to police. The suspects,
who were described as
three black males in their
early 20s, all wearing
black hoodies and blue
jeans (or dark pants), fled
on foot, officers reported.
It was not clear whether
the two incidents were re-
lated. Police ask that any-
one with information re-
garding the two events
contact LOPD at 386-362-
7463 or call Suwannee
County Crime Stoppers at
386-208-8477.


Unclaimed tax refund checks

total $30K in Suwannee


Continued From Page 1A

claimed, failed delivery tax
refund checks, according
to recent IRS documents.
The IRS has reported
over $15 million in unde-
liverable tax refund checks
in the state, $29,784 in
Suwannee County alone.
"The checks were re-
turned to the IRS by the
U.S. Postal Service due to
mailing address errors,"
according to IRS Florida
spokesperson Mike
Dobzinski.
"Refund checks go
astray for reasons that vary
with each taxpayer,"
Dobzinski said. "Many
times it's because a life
change, such as a marriage
or divorce, causes an ad-
dress change. If a taxpayer
moves and does not notify
the IRS or the U.S. Postal
Service, a check sent to
their last known address is
returned to the IRS."
Nationally, 107,831 re-
funds totaling $123.5 mil-
lion were returned to the
IRS this year. The average
undelivered check totaled
$1,148, compared to $990
last year, the IRS reported.
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failure, taxpayers are asked
to ensure their correct ad-
dress by filing the IRS
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in fatal crash


Continued From Page 1A

He displayed a photo of
Votano's shattered face ly-
ing in the dirt just after the
accident that took his life
on CR 137. Then, a second
photo showed Votano's
lifeless body, lying out-
stretched.
"He ended up like this in
the Jacksonville morgue ...
broken, battered, bruised
up and dead," Jacobsen
impressed to the jurors.
Defense attorney John
Hendrick tried a different
approach.
"This case is a tragedy.
No one is happy," he said.
"You've heard a lot of
math and equations in this
trial, but there is only one
simple equation that mat-
ters in the end: Reasonable
doubt = not guilty," he said
as he wrote the formula on
a whiteboard.
He reiterated the crux of
his defense of Davis.
"We all go off the side
of the road sometimes, for
many reasons, but does
that necessarily mean
we're driving reckless?"
he asked. "Sometimes it's
careless, and there's a big
difference between care-
less and reckless driving."
"Careless," he said, "is
unintentional," but reck-
less means "there's an in-
tent to harm. Yes, Mr.
Davis might have acted
with a bit of carelessness,
but does that give you
enough reason to go and
find him guilty."
During the trial a major
area of dissension arose
from the FHP officers' re-
port, which stated that
there were 181 feet of
shadow marks on the high-
way at the crash scene.
The marks were used to
determine the actual brak-
ing point and trajectory of
the impact zone.
Prosecution witnesses
Sgt. Bruce Simmons, Cpl..
Jesse Stalnaker and Sgt.
Kevin Pace all testified
that the information in the
report was correct to the
best of their knowledge
from the data they collect-
ed at the scene dealing in
their area of expertise and


with accident reconstruc-
tion.
Attorney Hendrick
called to the stand witness
Allen Stokes, a forensic
consultant in accident re-
construction, who coun-
tered parts of the FHP offi-
cers' testimony.
"Generally shadow
marks only go for about 10
feet," Stokes said.
"They're cold tread marks
left before tires heat up on
the pavement and leaves
skid marks ... 181 feet of
shadow marks is impossi-
ble," he argued.
The matter was never
clearly resolved, although
that didn't hinder jurors
from reaching their ver-
dict.
"If the verdict is 'not
guilty' there is no justice
in this county," said Ruby
Votano.
The Votano family was
relieved at the jury's deci-
sion Thursday.
"I feel good about it,"
said Frank Votano,
Joshua's father. "In some
ways justice has been
served and in others I
don't believe it has."
The family said there
were a number of impor-
tant factors left out of the
case.
"I do feel sorry for
(Donald's) parents be-
cause I know what they're
going through. They'll
lose him for a few years,
but I've lost my son for
life."
The Davis family was
noticeably shaken after the
verdict was read.
Davis' mother, Debra
Davis, wept on the arm of
the person standing at her
side. At the start of trial
Thursday, she said she
hoped her son, who was
handling the situation "as
well as could be expected"
walked away not guilty.
That was not the case,
however.
Donald Davis will likely
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years in prison, a maxi-
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Oaken Bucket will
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By Jeff Waters
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The Bulldogs were shut out by the
Columbia County Tigers 45-0 Friday
night. The Oaken Bucket will stay in
Lake City for another year.
Columbia put 13 points on the board in
the first half. The Tigers' first score came


on a one-yard drive with a little over four
minutes to go in the first quarter. The
second touchdown was on a two-yard run
early in the second. Suwannee tried
putting three on the board in the
beginning of the third but Austin
O'Connor's field goal attempt was
blocked.
Columbia scored at will in the second
half, the final touchdown coming on a
29-yard pass play.
The Bulldogs end the season 4-6, 2-3
in District 2-2A. The 4A Tigers improve
to 7-2, 4-0 in District 4-4A.


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Sportabout
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calling your play are as
likely as finding O.J.'s knife.
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hellbent on the criticism that
is to follow.
Friday evening the coach's
calls were critiqued and
actually after simple
explanation the calls weren't
awful but the execution left
something to be desired.
Sunday night if you stayed
up late enough once again
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not some non-district game,
Pop Warner, or Florida
versus Montana State, this
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The undefeated
Indianapolis Colts led by
Peyton Manning versus the
New England Patriots led by
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night as they battled it out for
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all this is a team that had
an undefeated regular
season. The only 18-1
team that owned the
rights to 19-0. The Pats,
the guys who beat Joe
Gibbs without mercy, laid
50 points on the Titans in
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opponents. They were
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holding a 17-point lead in
the fourth quarter. Wrong!
With a little more than
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28-yard line, with 4th and
2 yards to go, Coach
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It came up snake eyes,
you lose. Peyton Manning
was able to find the
endzone from 29 yards
away and the Colts
remained undefeated.
Why, Coach?
Sometimes people are
ruined by success. Coach
Belichick has a 78
percent success rate on
fourth down. The Colts
were not the Bucs or
Lions, but throw caution
to the wind. That's why
they get paid the big
bucks. Most other
coaches might be seeking
employment today, but
not Coach Belichick. His
was a calculated risk
because he had won a
Super Bowl or two. Any
other coach would be
classified an idiot. Had
coach been successful
another legend would
have grown into mythical
proportions and I would
have nothing to write. A
legend was born but it
will be more about
goblins and trolls then
princesses and knights.
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STORAGE PLACE FACILITY IN
BRANFORD, FLORIDA.
THE SALE IS BEING HELD TO SATISFY
A LANDLORD'S LIEN. EVERYTHING
SOLD IS PURCHASED "AS IS"
"WHERE IS" FOR CASH. THE
STORAGE PLACE RESERVES THE
RIGHT TO CANCEL ANY PUBLIC SALE
THAT IS ADVERTISED. ALSO, THE
STORAGE PLACE HAS THE RIGHT TO
NO SALE A UNIT IF DEEMED
NECESSARY. THE UNITS BEING
SOLD ARE AS FOLLOWS:
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11/6, 11, 13
ATTENTION COMCAST
CABLE CUSTOMERS
Effective December 17, 2009, Comcast
will add the following HD channels to the
HD Digital Starter level of service on the
channel lineup: Bravo HD, channel 430;
The Weather Channel HD, channel 441;
Nickelodeon HD, channel 443; Spike TV,
channel 452; Comedy Central HD,
channel 453; Lifetime HD, channel 459;
CNBC HD, channel 470; QVC HD,
channel 471; MTV HD, channel 473; VH1
HD, channel 474; BET HD, channel 475;
and CMT HD, channel 476. A preview of
these services may be seen by
customers with an HD box subscribing to
at least HD Digital Starter tier prior to the
effective date.
These changes affect current and new
residential and commercial subscribers
serviced by Comcast in Lake City, Live
Oak, FL and surrounding areas.
Certain services are available separately
or as a part of other levels of service.
Limited Basic Service subscription is
required to receive other levels of
service. A converter is required to receive
digital service and, unless it is
specifically included in the package, is
available for an additional fee. Not all
programming is available in all areas. For
information about adding these or other
Comcast services please call 1-800-266-
2278.
11/18
NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS
NAME LAW PURSUANT TO
SECTION 865.09, FLORIDA STATUTES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the
undersigned, Know Thyself as Soul
Foundation International
desiring to engage in business under the
fictitious name of Edition Naam USA
Located at 16753 16th Street in the
county of Suwannee in the city of Live
Oak. Florida. 32060
intends to register the said name with the
Division of Corporations of the Florida
Department of State, Tallahassee,
Florida.
Dated at Live Oak, Florida, this 18th day
of November, 2009.
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Bracewell to Brooks
Laminack with less than
two minutes left in the first.
The Bucs came back early
in the second quarter with a
five-yard run for a
touchdown by Kyle
Certain. The kick was
blocked. The Hornets picked
up a touchdown by Antwan
Brown with less than a
minute left in the first half.
However, Kyle Certain's
pass to Josh Kirby in the
third quarter quickly broke
the halftime 13-13 tie, while
Perry sat on the sidelines
with a sprained ankle.
Brown then made the
crowd go wild with an 82-
yard kickoff return for a
score. The Hornets failed to
produce after they got the
ball back on a missed 42-
yard field goal attempt by
Carlos Negrete.
Branford responded with
a touchdown by Certain
against a Hornet defense
that had previously given up
an average of less than two
touchdowns per game. The
Hornets intercepted the ball
just before Lafayette
sophomore lineman Tyler
Brown went down after a
hit. The crowd was quiet as
Brown lay immobilized for
20 minutes. Brown was
alert as he was loaded into
an ambulance while his
team prayed in a huddle on
the field.
After Tyler Brown's
injury, an on-target pass
from Bracewell to Antwan
Brown, gained 20-plus
yards. The Hornets' chances
to score looked hopeful.
However, after several
incomplete passes, the
Hornets failed to score.
Perry sealed the deal with
a huge 70-yard sprint for a
touchdown.
"I didn't feel like I did
what I was capable of," said
Nick Bracewell. "We
played good, although I
don't think we came in
ready to play. We were
thinking about playoffs, we
didn't focus on Branford."
Lafayette Coach Joey
Pearson gave the Bucs credit
for the win.
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them off the field on third
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we got down in the red
zone."
"In a close game it comes
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just didn't get it done. We
now have to rebound and get
ready for a very good
Jefferson County team in the
first round of the playoffs,"


said Pearson.
Wiles was proud of his
team's hard-fought win
against what he called a
"well coached and classy
outfit."
"Our offense has been
good all year and we
expected to move the ball,"
he said. "We had three or
four big plays at critical
times that turned the
momentum in our favor. We
ran the ball well enough that
our play action had a chance
and we made three big plays
with it. But in the end it was
our defense that made
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Civil War history comes to life
this weekend at Spirit of the Suwannee

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During the Civil War
years of the 1860s, Florida
was a major participant in ."
many ways. Not only did
the state field troops for
almost every major conflict
of the war, but was also the
most productive part of the ...
South in the closing years
of the war.
Floridians produced farm
goods, cattle and more. The
Union fully recognized
this, leading to a series of
skirmishes all over Florida.
One of the goals was to
control shipping, and more
importantly, rail lines. This
lead to the famous Battle of
Olustee. Less well known
were the numerous
"probes" all along the
coastal accessible area of
the state.
There are earthworks
reminding us of the _
encampments and hastily ,&
erected fortification at the .t ... ,4L ..
nearby Suwannee River
State Park. A "spur line"
that served a river landing
with mule drawn cargo cars
still borders the Spirit of -."
Lt. Col. Robert A. Niepert on his horse PJ at a Crystal River
SEE 'THE RAID, PAGE 3 reenactment. Courtesy photos


Civil War history will be on display Saturday and Sunday at the Spirit of the Suwannee
Music Park in Live Oak.


Admission to The Raid
on the Suwannee is $6
per adult. Children
under 12 free. For
more on this weekend's
events go to
www.floridareenactors
online.com/SuwanneeG
enlnfo.htm. For a full
schedule go to
www.musicliveshere.co
m. For additional
information, contact
Bob "General"
Goodrich, 352-493-
0625, or T. F. Smoak at
386-935-2662.


3rd annual Pow Wow

starts Friday

Native American Indian
Festival will run through
Sunday in Live Oak
Staff
Suwannee Pride's third annual Pow Wow is set for this
weekend at the Suwannee County fairgrounds, and should
be better than ever.
There will be more for the children in particular: a
petting zoo, horse drawn hay rides, painted pony, face
SEE 3RD ANNUAL POW WOW, PAGE 8


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Native American rituals will be performed and explained.


- Courtesy photos


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Free primitive camping
with a weekend pass of
$10 per adult and
children 15 and under are
free with a paid adult.
Friday is free for school
groups, veterans groups
and senior groups.
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(1) Horse Farm: 55 acres with a 4
bedroom, 3 bath CH&AC home
with fireplace cont. approx. 5000
sq. feet under roof with an 18 stall
horse barn with office and bath
cont. approx. 5000 sq. ft. under
roof. The property has 4 fenced
paddocks with room for
expansion. Call for more
information. Just listed $600,000.
(2) Off CR 49 5 acres in grass with
scattered trees, fenced on 3 sides
with survey. Only $4,900 per acre.
(3) Near City 133rd Road: 3BR/2-
1/2BA CH/AC brick home with
approx. 3,200 sq. ft. under roof,
fireplace, kitchen furnished, shop,
storage one acre homesite with
large trees. Priced to sell @
$207,500.
(4) Off CR136: 5 acre partially
wooded some grass. Will work for
land home package. Reduced to
$39,900.
(5) CR 51 & Pinewood St.: 2.29
Acres, city water and sewer, zoned
office. Good location $192,500.
(6) Off CR 349: 10 acre wooded
tract with a two bedroom CH/AC
log home in excellent condition
cont. approx. 1200 sq. ft. under
roof, 30'x40' pole barn. Reduced
to $175,000.
(7) 410 Dexter: Corner lot with
CH/A 2050 +-
sq. ft..-. j j groundd
pool, Icla Good buy.
REDUCED TO $142,000.
(8) Industrial Park: 1.13 acre
corner tract good exposure.
Reduced to $34,500.
(9) 40 acres with 835 ft. on paved
road in 13 year old planted pines.
Priced to sell at REDUCED TO
$179,600.
(10) Near City: 2 ac. with 3/2
home cont. approx. 1280 sq. ft.
under roof, kitchen furnished,
carport. REDUCED TO
$49,000.
(11) Luraville Area: Fly-in
Community 15 acre wooded large
trees, good county road. Priced to
sell reduced to $74,900.
(12) Suwannee River: Two acres
wooded river lot off CR 349 near
Royal Springs and Boat Ramp.
100 sq. ft. on the water.
(Buildable) good buy @ $55,000.
(13) Off Mitchell Rd.: 20 acres
wooded with survey on 199th Rd.


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(14) Off CR 136 East: 40 acre
tract partially wooded, some grass
small pond, fenced. Good area.
REDUCED TO $149,000.
(15) Hamilton Co.: 10 acres on
CR751 and the river approx. 1300
ft. on the water and approx. 1300
ft. on paved road. Priced to sell at
REDUCED TO $79,900.
(16) Madison Co.: 40 acres in 16
year old slash planted pines off
CR 255 good elevation. Good buy
at $175,000.
(17) Helvenston St.: 4 lots with a
4/3 CH/AC 1-1/2 story
brick/frame home cont. approx
3,200 sq. ft. under roof. Kitchen
furnished, fireplace, corner lots,
plus 1 bedroom, guest house cont.
approx. 550 sq. ft. Priced to sell @
$170,000.
(18) Suwannee River home: nice
two bedroom two story CH&AC
home South of Branford, kitchen
furnished, beautiful view of river
from rear, screen porch. Good
area. REDUCED TO
$189,900.
(19) Farms of 10 Mill Hollow: 4
acres in grass/cropland with
scattered trees. $32,500.
(20) Near City: Off US 90 East 5
acres wooded near golf course.
Good buy @ $44,900.
(21) 190th St.: 10 acres in planted
pines approx. 15 years old, with a
3/1 CH/AC SWMH, 2 car
carport/shop. Priced to sell @
$49,000.
(22) 208 Houston: 3/5 BR, 1-1/2
BA frame home cont. approx.
2,000 sq. ft. under roof. Zoned
R/O, has potential. Priced to sell
@ $59,500.
(23) 16th St.: 3 ac. with a
3BR/2BA CH&AC brick home
with fireplace, cont. approx. 2,780
sq. ft. under roof. Kitchen
furnished, survey. Good Buy @
$172,500.
(24) Keaton Beach: Deep Water
Canal lot near public boat ramp,
sewer & water. Good buy @
$125,000.
(25) 169th Rd.: 5 ac. in grass with
a 3/2 CH/AC DWMH cont.
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Expect to see authentic
1860s encampments, period
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sutlers, hundreds of soldiers
and officers anxious to share
their history, and 19th century
food -- as well as the comforts
and facilities offered by the
Spirit itself.
This year's events will
feature full battles afternoons
on both Saturday and Sunday.
Prior to that the event will start
at 9 a.m. each day and include
a Ladies Tea, Grand Ball and
authentic church service
Sunday morning.
The weekend's events are
being staged by Hardee's
Corps, a non-profit
organization that accurately
portrays the events of this time,
in what it describes as an
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Pink Ladies Needed!
Are you looking for a place to share
your talents? Do you enjoy meaningful
conversation with a good friend? How
'bout a good book?
Then We Want You!! Suwannee Health
Care and Rehab Center is looking for
volunteers to start a Ladies Auxiliary.
Call Lynn Brannon, Activities Director
at 386-362-7860 or 386-590-2961.

Talent Search
Do you sing or play and instrument?
Do you act or dance? Do you like to read
or spend time with a friend in wonderful
conversation?
WE WANT YOU! Suwannee Health
Care & Rehab Center is looking for your
talent for our residents. Dinner for two -
$45; One night at the Beach $125; One
hour volunteering to make memories that
last forever PRICELESS!
Call: Lynn Brannon, Activities Direc-
tor 386-362-7860 or 386-590-2961.

Head Start/Early
Head Start early
enrollment
Suwannee Valley 4Cs Head Start/Early
Head Start is accepting applications for
children from birth to age 5. Head
Start/Early Head Start is a FREE compre-
hensive early childhood education pro-
gram that includes health, dental, nutrition
and VPK services to eligible
children/families.
Centers are located in Suwannee,
Hamilton, Lafayette and Columbia coun-
ties. Parents bring proof of income and
child's age to register.
For more information call 386-754-
2222.

Customers needed!
Dairy Queen of Live Oak will host
Dairy Queen Benefit Night the second
Tuesday of every month from 6-8 p.m. to
help buy books for Suwannee Middle
School.

Donations needed!
Suwannee County Environmental
Watchdogs, a non-profit organization,
seeks donations for yard sale merchan-
dise. Info: Sandy, 386-364-8020.

Register now!
Descendants of Calhoun


family plan reunion in 2009
Descendants of the late Sarah Calhoun,
Eva Calhoun and Thomas Calhoun are in-
vited to a family reunion to be held in
2009. Info:
misstheresamartin@yahoo.com or pre-
dop@aol.com.

Coffee with your
councilman
City Councilman for District 4 Mark
Stewart invites his constituents to "Cof-
fee with your Councilman" at JAVA JAX
located in the Publix shopping center.
Come and meet with him on the sec-
ond Tuesday of each month from 7 a.m.
till 8:30 a.m. This will be a time to get to
know each other and discuss current is-
sues and citizen concerns.

CJBAT tests
Monday Thursday
Monday Thursday at 5 p.m. (by ap-
pointment): CJBAT (Criminal Justice Ba-
sic Abilities Test) at NFCC Testing Center
(Bldg. #16), Madison. CJBAT is required
for acceptance into Corrections & Law
Enforcement programs. Photo ID re-
quired. Pre-registration & scheduling time
and date are required. To register please
call 850-973-9451.

College Placement
Tests
Monday Thursday
Monday Thursday at 5 p.m. (by ap-
pointment): College Placement Test
(CPT), NFCC Testing Center (Bldg. #16),
5 p.m., Madison. Register in NFCC Stu-
dent Services 24 hours before test. For in-
formation please call 850-973-9451.

TABE tests
Monday Thursday
Monday Thursday at 5 p.m. (by ap-
pointment): TABE (Test of Adult Basic
Education) at NFCC Testing Center
(Bldg. #16), Madison. TABE is required
for acceptance into vocational/technical
programs. Photo ID required. Pre-registra-
tion & scheduling time & date are re-
quired. To register please call 850-973-
9451.

Sheriff, commissioner
at Whistle Stop
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would like to welcome our members,
friends and neighbors of our community
of Wellborn to "Meet and Greet" your
sheriff, Tony Cameron, and our county
commissioner, Billy Maxwell, at the
Whistle Stop Caf6 and Deli for free coffee
and sweets.
This will give us all a personal and
face-to-face meeting with those who have
such a great bearing on the running of our
community. They will answer any ques-
tion that you have pertaining to each of
their jobs and we hope to have a good
turn out from our community.
This will be held on the 2nd Thursday
of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the "Whis-
tle Stop Caf6 in the middle of our town of
Wellborn.
Please try to come and bring a friend or
two or three!
Remember, folks, this is free to all our
community!

Greater Visions
Support Group
Addiction Support Group: Greater Vi-
sions faith-based addictions support
group meets at the Grace Manor Restau-
rant. Meetings are held on Thursday
mornings at 9:30 a.m. This group pro-
vides spiritual and emotional support in a
non-judgmental setting. Come experi-
ence the freedom from addictions that is
found in Christ.
Greater Visions is an outreach of
Christ Central-Live Oak. For more infor-
mation contact 208-1345.

Suwannee County
Republican Executive
Committee to meet
The Suwannee County Republican Ex-
ecutive Committee meets in the council
chambers of Live Oak City Hall at 7
p.m. on the first Thursday of the month.
If the first Thursday is the first day of
the month, the meeting will be held on
the following Thursday.
Each meeting has a guest speaker or
current issues will be discussed. All are
welcome to attend. For more informa-
tion call Chairman Carl Meece at 386-
776-1444.

Branford TOPS
meeting changes
locations
We now meet every Tuesday at L & M
Scrapbooking located at 105 SW Suwan-
nee Ave. in Branford.
Weigh-in begins at 4:30 p.m. Meeting
starts at 5.
For more information please contact
Donna Hardin at 386-590-2333.
"Take Off Pounds Sensibly."

SREC seeking

location in Branford
Suwannee River Economic Council,
Inc., a non-profit organization is seeking a
location in the Branford area that could be
used to serve meals to persons 60 years of
age or older.


Any business, organization or church
that has space available and would be in-
terested in assisting in this much needed
service to the elderly population of Bran-
ford, should contact Bruce Evans, Senior
Center Director, at 362-1164 or Janis
Owen, Director of Client Services, at 362-
4115, ext. 240.

Toys for Kids+
'We really need your help'
By Roger L. Burnside
Toys for Kids+ really needs your help.
Christmas is a time of joy and celebration;
unfortunately there are many children in
the Branford area that will be missing the
joy of receiving Christmas presents. We
are in need of toys, clothes and in some
cases, food for these children.
With the economy the way it is right
now we are experiencing more requests
than in past years. No donation is too
small, if you can just provide one toy, a
box of food, a winter coat or shoes it will
be greatly appreciated.
Anyone interested in helping us with
this project can take their donations to the
Branford Health Department. You may
also call Karen at the Branford Health
Department at 386-935-1133 or Roger
Burnside at 386-935-3343. Should you
know of a child in need you may also call
these numbers.
Over the years the folks in the Branford
area have brought a lot of joy to the area's
children and their families, for this we
thank each and every one of you. The
smiles and appreciation the children
express each year make this project a
blessing to all.

Suwannee Valley

collects gifts for

Samaritan's Purse
Through Operation Christmas Child,
the world's largest Christmas project,
Suwannee Valley residents are packing
shoe box gifts for children in more than
100 countries suffering from natural dis-
aster, war, terrorism, disease, famine and
poverty. Please, drop off your filled shoe
boxes at any of the Suwannee Valley
Operation Christmas Child's twelve
well-located drop off centers throughout
Baker, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist,
Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison,
Suwannee and Taylor Counties. These
centers have been placed for your con-
venience so you can drop off filled shoe
box gifts for suffering children. For
more information about location of Re-
lay Centers plus days/hours open, please
call 1-800-409-1665 or visit
www.samaritanspurse.org. Nov. 16-23.

Babe Ruth meeting set
Nov. 18
A meeting to elect officers for the
Branford Babe Ruth Baseball League will
be held at Hatch Park Community Center
on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. All


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Minimum of 2 years experience,
clean CDL, flatbed experience

every 10t15 days during off
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salary $50K to $60K. Call 386-
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CUSTOMER SERVICE
SPECIALIST
First Federal Bank of Florida has
a position available for a full-time
Customer Service Specialist at
our Jasper Branch.
Responsibilities include
customer account maintenance
and assisting with loan
production. Previous experience
preferred. You may pick up an
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Human Resources, P.O. Box
2029, Lake City, Fl. 32056.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Employer.
DRIVER NEEDED with CDL
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Contact Duke Hylton at 304-647-
5027 for more information.
FLOOR TECHNICIAN
NEEDED
Must have solid work history.
Temporary full time and part
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in person or Fax resume to:
Suwannee Health & Rehab,
1620 E. Helvenston Street, Live
Oak, FL 32064 386-362-4417
EOE/V/D/M/F
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LOG TRUCK DRIVER NEEDED.
Experience required. Good
pay/Good benefits. Please apply
in person at Loncala,
Incorporated, 25755 NW 130th
Avenue, High Springs, FL (386)
454-1511
SECURITY/PROGRAM AIDE
The Boys & Girls Club of North
Central Florida is seeking a
qualified applicant for the
position of Security/Program
Aide at the 21yst Century
Community Learning Center
Program located at our Live Oak
Unit. Successful applicant must
have high school diploma,
experience working with youth.
Security experience preferred.
Please apply in person to Murlin
Wells at the Live Oak Unit
located at the Douglass Center
in Live Oak (617 Ontario Drive)
between the hours of 2pm and
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Madison Public Library, Madison
FL. The applicant will work
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Benefits include health,
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Aid for Elder Care Day or Night.
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FOUND AN ENVELOPE WITH
CASH. Found on CR 320
outside of Mayo. To Claim Please
Call 386-294-2003
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BACK OF CAR POWER CHAIR
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offer, New Twin Bedspread, still
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$75, Brunette Wig $75, Bubble
Bliss Luxury Foot Spa $45,
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cabinet $75, 30" 4-burner
Electric Stove $75, 7' Green
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TRAILER: Excellant
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Apartments for Rent
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violation of the law. Our readers
are hereby informed that all
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Houses for Rent
BRICK HOUSE 3BD/2BA Close
to Town. $700 mo, 1st last &
Security. Call 386-362-6556
Mobile Homes for Rent
Beautiful Country Setting.
3Bd/2BA Mobile Home 5 miles
E. of Live Oak off US 90.
$550/mo 386-364-8250
DWMH 3Bd/2Ba Double
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SWMH 2Bd/2Ba Double Porch
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$450.00 a month. Hamilton
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DWMH 3Bd/2Ba, New Carpet &
Paint, kids/pets/horses all
possible. Live Oak, Nobles Ferry
/Stagecoach Rd. area. Available
12/1. $650/mo 1st, last, security.
386-842-2006
HORSES, COWS, GOATS?
Over 3 acres near the
Suwannee River in Mayo, Fl.
Doublewide mobile home, 3
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$650/month, 1st, last, $1,000
deposit.
Contact 386-935-2256
SEVERAL NICE DWMH for rent
in Live Oak & McAlpin.
$650/mo and $650 Security
Deposit. Call Dan @ 386-590-
1976
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SWMH 2Bd/2Ba Furnished.
1st, & security. Non-Smoker, No
Pets. Rural Country Setting. 386-
294-2416 or 386-854-0093
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SWMH 3Bd/2Ba Unfurnished:
1st, & Security. Near Mayo
Correctional Institution. Non-
Smokers, No Pets 386-294-
2416 or 386-854-0093
Roommates Wanted
FirstDay.
ROOMMATES WANTED 3
ROOMS AVAILABLE: Your own
room, full access to house,
washing machine, dryer etc.
$200 per mo plus utilities. 386-
776-2814

Homes for Sale
NEW 3Bd/2Ba HOME IN
HAMILTON CO, FL. 4 Acres,
paved road. Bidding starts at
$89,500 goes to highest bidder.
Ends 11/19 Call 229-740-2152


Mobile

Homes

and

Land for

sale.

Financed

by owner.

386-362-2720


Mobile Homes for Sale





DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE
HOME, 1998 model, 4 acres, 3
bedrooms, 2 full baths. New
carpet! Only one owner!
$90,000. Call Billie Vincent 386-
688-0470.










THIS 16X60-$300 Above
Factory Inv.- 2Bd/2Ba SWMH,
Save Thousands. Call Rick 386-
752-1452
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NORTH CAROLINA
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275-0442
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Acreage
GEORGIA LAND $0Down
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Washington County near
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LAND BARGAIN 21+ AC Only
$89,900. Beautifully wooded
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Enjoy end of road privacy!
Perfect for weekend
getaway/cabin in woods/horse
farm. Possible subdivide.
Excellent financing. Call owner
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interested are invited to attend.

Community

Thanksgiving Service
Nov. 23
The annual Community Thanksgiving
Service will be held on Monday, Novem-
ber 23, at the Ebenezer AME Church at 7
p.m. The church is located at 411 Parshley
Street with parking across the church at
the Paul Langford football stadium.
Pastor Wayne Godsmark, Christ Central
Ministry, will be the speaker, and music
will be led by a praise team composed of
members from congregations in our com-
munity. The Ebenezer Choir will serve as
the foundation of a Community Choir that
will provide special music during the
Thanksgiving Service. If you are interest-
ed in being part of the choir, practice will
be at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening, November
17, at Ebenezer AME Church.
Pastors from seven other congregations
will be participating in the Thanksgiving
service. The Suwannee County Ministers
Alliance and the Suwannee County Pas-
tor's Prayer Fellowship, sponsor this an-
nual opportunity for our community to
thank God for all of his blessings.
There will be a canned food offering for
Love Inc. as well as a cash offering.
Americans have been thanking God for
His blessings dating back to Virginia in
1607 and New England in 1620. Our first
president, George Washington, proclaimed
our first National Thanksgiving in 1789.
Following this 1789 day of Thanksgiving,
the various states rather than the President
generally proclaim observances. In 1863,
President Abraham Lincoln issued a
proclamation making the last Thursday of
November a National Day of Thanksgiv-
ing. In 1941, Congress established the
fourth Thursday of November as an annu-
al day of Thanksgiving.
The pastors of our community invited
everyone to join us in this Thanksgiving
worship. For additional information, con-
tact Pastor Ray Kelley at 209-1614 or
liveoakchristian@windstream.net.


Suwannee Valley
Humane Society
1156 SE Bisbee Loop
Madison, Florida 32340

Two i,,/. south of Lee
off C.R. 255
From 10 Exit 262. Take
C.R.2555 north 1/2 , i. .

We are a Limited Space
Shelter (no kill). You must
check with us prior to
bringing a drop-off animal
to the shelter. Hours; Tues.
to Sat. 10:00 to 2:00, or by
appointment. Visit our
website and see the animals
that need a really good
home at
www.geocities.com/suwan
neehs or at our e-mail
address
suwanneevalley @ embarqm
ail.com.

We service the
surrounding counties of
Madison, Suwannee,
Hamilton, Lafayette,
Columbia and Taylor.

Lost and Found Pets:
If you have lost a pet or
found one, the humane
society will help you find
your pet. Call us at (850)
971- 9904 or toll free at 1-
866-236-7812. Leave a
message if we are closed,
we will return your call.
Remember to always call
your local animal controls
or shelters if you have
found a lost or found pet.

THRIFT STORE:
You must come see our
thrift stores, if you have not
been here before. We have
three stores, a boutique,
clothing and furniture. We
are always looking for
donations for the stores.
Please keep us in mind if
you have items in good
condition you would like to
donate to us.

RECYCLING:
We have a recycling bin


You're invited!
Nov. 29
The Jackson/Mackey Missionary Soci-
ety of New Bethlehem A.M.E. Church of
New Bethlehem A.M.E. Church,
McAlpin, invites you to fellowship with
us at our fifth Sunday Worship service on
Sunday, November 29, at 11 a.m.
Mrs. Sheryl Daniels will be the speaker.
Rev. Johnnie Merrick, pastor, and Sis.
Mae Devoe Fields, Missionary president.

Seasonal flu vaccines

available to eligible

veterans
Through Jan. 29
In an effort to reduce the impact of the
seasonal flu and connected illness,
enrolled/eligible veterans may obtain a
seasonal flu vaccination through Jan. 29 at
the Lake City VA Medical Center.
This is an especially challenging in-
fluenza season this year. Many people
suffer severe consequences from the flu.
It is very important for every veteran to
get his or her flu shot. The flu shot is the
only measure of protection from the in-
fluenza virus.

SHS SAC meeting
postponed
Postponed to Dec. 10
The Suwannee High School SAC meet-
ing that was scheduled for Thursday, Nov.
12, has been postponed to Thursday, Dec.
10, due to conflicts in the SHS calendar.

Suwannee High Class
of 1980
The Suwannee High Class of 1980 is
planning their 30 year class reunion. If
you were a member, had a child, sibling
or relative as part of the graduating class,
please email your name (maiden and mar-
ried), address, phone number and email
address to shsclassl980@yahoo.com. Or
call 386-362-6309 to leave a message.
We look forward to hearing from you
and seeing you at the reunion.


on our property
newspapers, magazines,
and catalogs. The bin will
take all kinds of paper. We
also have a bin in Live Oak
at 305 Pinewood Drive,
just west Of Johnson's
Appliance/Radio Shack.
We also collect aluminum
cans to recycle. Just bring
them to the shelter. All the
money goes to help the
homeless animals.

The Suwannee Valley
Humane Society depends
on adoptions for $65.00
which INCLUDES,
spay/neuter, de-worm,
heartworm/feline leukemia
tested and rabies shot (if
old enough). Please come
and visit us, our animals


would love to meet you.
REMEMBER; DO NOT
LEAVE PETS IN
VEHICLES FOR ANY
LENGTH OF TIME DUE
TO THE HEAT AND
HUMIDITY.

FEATURED ANIMALS
FOR ADOPTIONS
DOGS:
3486 Molly Is a
Bull/Terrier Mix, she is 1
year 4 months old. She is
all white except for 2
brown spots by her nose.

3484 August is a bull/
terrier Mix, she is all
white. She is 1 year 4
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treatment, 10 percent still experience loss of vision. Because there is no cure for
glaucoma, any vision lost cannot be regained. That's disconcerting when
considering that, according to Prevent Blindness America, nearly half of the 4
million people in the U.S. who have glaucoma are not aware they have it. And
while it's common to assume glaucoma only effects the elderly, it's not
impossible for babies to be born with glaucoma. Approximately one out of every
10,000 babies born in the United States is born with glaucoma. African
Americans are especially susceptible to glaucoma, as glaucoma is the leading
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are 14 to 17 times more likely to go blind from glaucoma than Caucasians with
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An authentic Native American Pow Wow is set for this weekend in Live Oak. Courtesy photos


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Miss Turtles Lodge and a
hunting camp by Sleeping
Wolf, story telling and
games.
American Indian
vendors from all over the
U.S. will be in attendance,
along with musical
entertainment, dancers in
their native regalia, and
Native American foods
including Buffalo burgers,
venison chili, fry bread
and much more.
This is a family-oriented
event and the public is
welcomed.
Coordinator Julie Norris
says some people think the
festival is only for Native
people, but she stresses
that everyone is welcome
to join in the fun. Come
for the day or come for the
weekend.
Pow Wows were a way
for the American Indians
to socialize and the festival
has become a good way to
give the public an
understanding of Native
American culture.
This is a way to keep our
traditions alive and the
Pow Wow has been a very
important part of that
tradition for many years. A
gathering to see old friends
and make new ones.
It is not only fun, but
educational.
Please come and join us
Friday through Sunday.


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Duo pianists Nielson and Young coming to Dowling Park


As part of
'Live! At
Dowling Park'
Artist Series

By Sally Q. Smith
Office for Member Services
Advent Christian Village

The 22nd annual 'Live!
At Dowling Park' Artist
Series at Advent Christian
Village is pleased to host
duo pianists, Nielson and
Young Friday at 7 p.m. in
the Village Church.
After more than three
decades of musical
collaboration that continues
to take them around the
world, duo-pianists
Stephen Nielson and Ovid
Young are veterans of more
than 3,500 concerts in a
fascinating array of venues.
The duo has been hosted
for concerts at many
hundreds of churches and
universities, appearing by
themselves or with
symphony orchestras.
Nielson and Young are
Steinway artists and have
been on the artistic staff of
the International Church
Music Festival since 1985.
Individually and jointly,
they are widely-published
composers of music for
solo and multiple
keyboards, choir, and
orchestra. Their extensive
discography includes many
recordings from the
classical repertoire as well
as from the ever-expanding
output of their signature
hymn-tune arrangements,
many of which are for two
pianos and orchestra.
Mr. Nielson, his wife,
and their two daughters


Stephen Nielson and Ovid Young, Duo Pianists. -Photo: Submitted


reside in Dallas, TX.
Teaching is an enthusiastic
pursuit for Mr. Nielson,
and he maintains a limited
schedule for working with
gifted young people and
adults in the North Texas
area. He also accepts a few
invitations annually to
conduct master classes in
performance, practicing,
and repertoire.
Mr. Young and his wife,
and their two sons reside in
Bourbonnais, IL, where
Mr. Young is Artist-in-


Residence in the College
of Arts & Sciences at
Olivet Nazarene
University, a private
Christian university 50
minutes south of
downtown Chicago.
While both Nielson and
Young are pianists and
composers, Mr. Young is
also a conductor and
renowned organist.
Additional information
about Nielson and Young
can be found on their web
site:


http://www.nielsonandyou
ng.com/.
Season Pass tickets,
which cover this event and
all other events held during
the 2009-2010 'Live! At
Dowling Park' Artist Series
season, continue to be on
sale, and prices are as
follows: ACV Members:
$58.50, Adults (i.e., non-
ACV Members): $72,
Students (ages 13-18):
$22.50, and Children (ages
5-12): $13.50. The Family
Plan ticket is $117.


Individual ticket prices
for this concert are as
follows: ACV Members:
$15, Adults (i.e., non-ACV
Members): $18, Students
(ages 13-18): $5, and
Children (ages 5-12): $3.
Admission for children
ages 4 and under is free.
All tickets are available
at the ACV Cashier's
Office, as well as in Live
Oak at The Music Center
and the Suwannee County
Chamber of Commerce.
Tickets may also be


purchased at the door on
the evening of the concert.
'Live! At Dowling Park'
is pleased to welcome
guests participating in the
Reciprocity Program:
North Florida Community
College (NFCC) and
Community Concerts of
Lake City, Inc.
For additional
information about this
performance, please call
Dick Grillo at 386-658-
5557 or e-mail
dgrillo@acvillage.net.


Old Tyme Farm Days


A look into the past and much more


Thanksgiving opens the Christmas
season along with the fantastic Old Tyme
Farm Days and 6th Annual Icebreaker
Swap Meet at the Spirit of the Suwannee
Music Park in Live Oak. This nostalgic
two-day experience showcases yesteryear's
antiques, syrup making, cane grinding, old
tractors and engines, quilting, the art of
biscuit making, whip construction and
demonstrations, live music on the grounds,
ladies in period costume, farm animals,
mule and wagon rides and guests may enjoy
the many vendors' products, a swap meet,
petting zoo, mule driving and plowing
exhibits and arts and crafts. Bring your
lawn chairs!
Evenings in the Music Hall will be
fabulous with wonderful gospel and
bluegrass music, an Elvis tribute artist show
and delicious food and beverages available!
Yes, OTFD is truly a family event just
begging for you to attend and savor all the
delights it has to offer. The photos you take
during this event will bring back many
happy memories over the years to come.
Admission to the OTFD is $10 per
carload per day for day guests.
THANKSGIVING DAY The holiday
events begin with a delicious Thanksgiving
dinner at noon Nov. 27 in the Music Hall.
For just $5 per person and a covered dish,
you can enjoy a Thanksgiving feast without
messing up the kitchen or stressing out
mom or grandma, and the SOSMP will
provide the meat! You can't beat this deal
with a stick!
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ALL DAY -
Old Tyme Farm Days and 6th Annual
Icebreaker Swap Meet on the SOSMP
grounds all day.
FRIDAY NIGHT The wonderful
Wilson Family Band with special guest
gospel singer/songwriter Stan Shuman will
be the featured entertainers Friday night,
Nov. 27, in the Music Hall with wonderful
bluegrass and gospel music. The Wilsons, a
very strong musical family who play
fiddles, guitars, banjos and mandolins and
sing, will keep you entertained for hours
with their music and song. Famous gospel
artist Stan Shuman will warm your heart
with his wonderful presentation of famous
gospel music he's helped write or sing over
the years. Admission to the Music Hall
Friday night will be $5. However, the $5
can be applied to any food or beverages you


purchase FRIDAY NIGHT ONLY.
As always, the SOS Caf6 and
Restaurant will have available
delicious foods and beverages at
regular prices during any evening
events. Doors to the Music hall open
at about 6 p.m., show begins at 7
p.m.
SATURDAY NIGHT Ted
"Teddy MacElvis" McMullen as
"Elvis" will be the grand marshal
Saturday night, Nov. 28, before his
"Elvis" show when the SOSMP


opens to the public the annual hand
magnificent Suwannee Lights
Christmas extravaganza. This drive-
thru event draws hundreds of vehicles filled
with excited families who delight in the
beautiful lighted, exquisitely handmade
Christmas exhibits from Saturday after
Thanksgiving thru Christmas Eve. Santa
will be at the Arts and Crafts Village when
you finish your Christmas Lights tour,
shopping is encouraged for those special
Christmas gifts and hot chocolate and
cookies will be available.
Doors to the Music Hall open to the
public for dinner and beverages Nov. 28 at
4:30 p.m. The golf cart parade Saturday
night gets underway at 6:30 p.m. The
"Elvis" show begins at about 7:15 p.m. in
the Music Hall.


The Wilson Family Band will perform gospel music at Old Tyme
Farm Days. Courtesy photos


Singer/songwriter Stan
Shuman will be on


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You may want to
enjoy the entire


friday night. experience by gathering
your family and friends
for four days at the
SOSMP this year for the Thanksgiving
holiday. Think about it! You could also
relieve mom of her annual holiday cooking
chores and enjoy Thanksgiving dinner with
us, then enjoy the special events set for the
entire weekend. Including "Elvis," you may
even go canoeing, rent a golf cart, fish, visit
the Arts and Crafts Village, bring your horse
and ride our extensive trails, play mini and
disc golf, bicycle, jog or just relax, visit and
enjoy the tranquility of North Florida,
sitting on the banks of the famous
Suwannee River and watching the river just
roll on by.
The SOSMP is conveniently located on
US 129 4.5 miles north of Live Oak, Ha.


You may also access US 129 from
Interstates 10 and 75. From 1-75, head south
on US 129 4.5 miles to the SOSMP located
on your right. From 1-10, take the US 129
exit north 4.5 miles to the SOSMP located
on your left across from the Florida
Agricultural Inspection Station.
If you would like to inquire about
providing an exhibit vendor services during
this event, please contact Cher Skinner at
386-364-4641 or email her at
CMYCUTS2@yahoo.com.
To secure accommodations for the
weekend at the SOSMP, reserve your
.., ,in:. for the Music Hall Nov. 27 or 28, or
'i i. have any questions, please call the
SOSMP at 386-364-1683 or go to the
website at www.musicliveshere.com. You
may also email the SOSMP at
spirit@musicliveshere.com. We'll be proud
to assist you! Ya'll come, you hear!


A youngster plays on an old-time tractor at a previous edition of Old Tyme Farm Days at the Spirit of the Suwannee.


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Dr. Joseph Adrian Tyndall, chairman of emergency medicine, shares his expertise during an open house. Shands Critical Care Center
combines an emergency department and Level I trauma center. Photo: Sarah Kiewel/Universityof Florida


STANDS UF

New hospital's therapeutic design

supports healing, green practices


By Kim Rose
Heading to the hospital? These days,
the newest member of your medical team
just might be the building itself and it's
likely to play a bigger role in your
healing than you might think.
New trends in hospital design are
helping health-care systems to better
choreograph care and provide a soothing
yet energy-efficient environment.
Consider the Shands Cancer Hospital
at the University of Florida, which
opened earlier this month. The new
500,000-square-foot, $388-million
medical tower is an extension of the
Shands at UF academic medical center
on its new south campus. The tower will
feature 192 private beds and will house
the Shands Critical Care Center for
emergency and trauma services. Medical
teams will serve a variety of inpatients,
including those receiving diagnostic and
therapeutic oin clh -, care.
"Through academic medicine, we offer
patients novel diagnostic and treatment
options by expert physicians, researchers
and teachers, and skilled and
compassionate nurses and clinical
teams," said Timothy Goldfarb, Shands
HealthCare CEO. "Now we have added a
truly innovative, healing setting that
incorporates industry best practices and
therapeutic design to enhance our


patient's overall health-care experience.
This is the hospital of tomorrow."
Shands and Gainesville Regional
Utilities partnered to establish the GRU
South Energy Center to provide 100
percent of the hospital's energy needs.
The onsite power plant will ensure
uninterrupted power, independent of the
city's energy grid, regardless of a
prolonged outage elsewhere in the
community. It will efficiently convert
fuel into electricity and provide 46
percent savings compared with
traditional fossil fuel-burning
generations. Officials estimate this will
save 27 million kilowatts per year,
enough to power about 3,000 homes.
The commitment to use
environmentally sustainable construction
methods to build the hospital has earned
Shands HealthCare the silver Leadership
in Energy and Environmental Design
designation per the U.S. Green Building
Council rating system.
"We used insulated windows that are
treated to reduce solar glare and white
rooftops designed to reflect heat," said
Brad Pollitt, Shands HealthCare vice
president for facilities. "The facility's
air-conditioning heat wheels help to
recover lost energy and irrigation and
drainage systems use reclaimed water.
We provide showers for employees who


River 6, a team of 11
AmeriCorps NCCC
members from the
Southern Region Campus,
is arriving at the
Okefenokee National
Wildlife Refuge to partner
with the U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service to restore
canoe and walking trail
systems that were damaged
during the wildfires in
2007 and windstorms of
2008 and 2009. River 6
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Refuge staff in the
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bike to work and special parking for
hybrid cars."
Pollitt says that Shands is now being
considered for gold-level LEED
certification and will be one of a few
academic medical centers nationwide to
achieve this rating.
"Opening the Shands Cancer Hospital
at UF marks a milestone for us," said Dr.
David S. Guzick, UF senior vice
president for health affairs and president
of the UF&Shands Health System. "It
will enable us to meet the growing needs
of cancer patients, advance our ability to
care for emergency and critical care
patients and ensure our long-term
commitment to meeting the region's
health-care needs."
In designing the building, hospital
facilities teams worked with architects
whose expertise is health-care
environments. Nursing and medical staff
provided input to incorporate features
such as nurse stations that improve sight
lines to patients and monitoring systems
and details that give patients control of
their environment, allowing them to
adjust lighting and window shades with
the click of a remote. There is abundant
natural light on each floor and hallway
lights are wall-mounted or recessed so
patients aren't subjected to blinding glare
as they are wheeled from place to place.
"Every planning and design decision
we made as a team was centered on
patient comfort and ease for hospital
staff in providing safe and healing care,"
said Laura Stillman, principal-in-
charge/project director at Flad
Architects.
"The new building is light-filled,
welcoming and easily navigable for
patients, families and staff and we
believe it offers hope to those who will
experience it," she added. In 2009, more
than 100,000 cancer cases will be
diagnosed in Florida, second only to
California in the nation's cancer cases. In
north Florida alone, at least 4,500 new
cases are diagnosed annually. One in
seven adults treated at Shands at UF has
a cancer-related condition.
The new tower also includes the
Shands Critical Care Center at UF, which
combines an emergency department and
Level I trauma center. The emergency
room has 62 treatment areas and
provides clinical teams the capacity to
treat 100,000 patients a year. The trauma
center has four large treatment rooms
and is strategically located directly


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beneath the rooftop helipad that can hold
the weight of two helicopters at once -
making care a brief elevator ride away
when every moment counts.
In addition, in mass-casualty situations
the emergency department capacity can
be quickly doubled. The private exam
rooms have breakaway doors, are 18
inches wider than code requirements and
can hold side-by-side beds.
The hospital also includes 12 high-
tech operating rooms designed to
accommodate anticipated evolutions in
robotics and 3-D imaging; surgical
intensive and intermediate care units;
and a bone marrow transplant unit,
outpatient clinic and stem cell lab. A
full-spectrum radiology department
features the "crown jewel" of imaging,
the Aquilion ONE 320-detector row CT
scanner. The $2.5-million diagnostic
tool, the second Shands HealthCare has
acquired, helps physicians diagnose
cancer, and it can detect stroke and heart
disease in minutes, replacing dozens of
other tests that typically take hours or
even days. Shands was the first in
Florida and one of only a handful in the
nation to acquire this tcc,'li, ,iitl\,.
Ultimately, hospital officials worked
hard to create a setting that underscores
their commitment to hope and healing,
from the Garden of Hope, which
provides a place for quiet reflection, to
the Sanctuaries of Silence and Peace,
areas for meditation and prayer.
"As our clinical teams focus on each
patient's medical and physical condition,
the beautifully designed building creates
a healing environment and helps us
support their emotional well-being,"
Goldfarb said.
Some studies indicate that design
improvements lead to improved patient
outcomes, although more research needs
to be done, according to Robert Cassidy,
editor-in-chief of Building
Design+Construction magazine, based in
Oak Brook, Ill.
"There's great value in saving energy,
improving day-lighting and providing
views of nature and other amenities,
such as healing gardens and family
centered patient rooms and facilities,"
Cassidy said. "One of the ways the
patients and families evaluate a health-
care setting is how bright and cozy it is.
Whether those elements have a benefit in
reduced length of stay or other clinical
benefits is not scientifically proven, but
our gut tells us they do."


Time to Upgrade.


AmeriCorps NCCC to rebuild

trail system at Okefenokee

National Wildlife Refuge


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NFCC Business Club advisor Marie Guest talks business with potential new member.


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Bake a gift from the heart


The possibilities for a special gift from
your kitchen are endless a great pound
cake, a loaf of banana bread, special
cinnamon rolls or even a homemade
pecan pie. "Anything you bake from a
treasured family recipe will have special
meaning as a gift to a friend," said the
Martha White(r) baking expert Linda
Carman. "However, practically speaking,
cookies are one of the best choices for
gift giving."
Cookies are a universal favorite. They
can be packed in a beautiful tin or other
festive container, are easy to make, and
many varieties will maintain their quality
for several days without refrigeration. A
wide variety of cookies will look
beautiful on a platter, but cookies retain
their flavor and characteristic textures
better if stored separately.
Rather than go for a decadent cookie,
consider reviving a simpler childhood
favorite this year. Fun-to-make
Thumbprints are a perfect example.
Adorned with jewel-toned jam centers,
they will make a beautiful gift and bring
back cherished holiday memories.
If you feel the need to embellish them a


little more for the holidays, consider
different variations which feature the
addition of nuts to the cookie dough and
topped with complementary jam flavors -
like almond cookies with cherry jam.


Thumbprints
1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 large egg
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups Martha White(r) All-Purpose
Flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/3 cup Smucker's Jam or Preserves,
such as strawberry, raspberry or apricot

1. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl,
with electric mixer at medium speed,
until light and fluffy. Add egg and
vanilla. Beat well. Whisk flour and
baking powder in large bowl. Beat into
butter mixture on low speed until well
blended. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
2. Heat oven to 3750 F. Shape dough
into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on
ungreased baking sheet. Make a deep


indentation in center of each ball with
finger or tip of wooden spoon. (Center
will spread open as cookies bake.)
3. Bake 10 minutes. Remove from
oven. Fill center of each cookie 1/4
teaspoon jam. Return to oven. Bake 5
minutes or until golden brown, being
careful not to bum jam. Cool on wire
racks.

3 1/2 dozen cookies

Delicious Thumbprint Variations
Cherry Almond Thumbprints: Prepare
cookie dough as directed, except stir 1/2
cup finely chopped almonds in with flour
mixture. Fill cookies with cherry
preserves.
Peach Pecan Thumbprints: Prepare
cookie dough as directed above, except
stir 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans in with
flour mixture. Fill cookies with peach
preserves.

Apricot Walnut Thumbprints: Prepare
cookie dough as directed, except stir 1/2
cup finely chopped walnuts in with flour
mixture. Fill cookies with apricot


preserves.


Is it dressing or stuffing?

No matter what you call it, dressing or
stuffing is a revered holiday tradition all
over the country. "What you call it and
whether it's made with bread or
combread is probably dictated by family
tradition and where you grew up," said
the Martha White(r) baking expert Linda
Carman. "Southerners generally call the
famous accompaniment dressing, not
stuffing, and prefer to make it with
cornbread and bake it in a pan alongside
the turkey."
Historically, this tradition makes
perfect sense because many of the deepest
traditions are born by folks making do
with what's on hand. In the rural South,
that meant leftover cornbread softened
with a few leftover biscuits, seasoned
with celery, onions, sage and broth. Why
Southerners prefer to bake it in a pan
instead of in the bird remains a mystery,


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but it may have something to do with the
buttery crisp texture of the baked
combread dressing.
Sausage Combread Dressing with
Apples and Pecans embraces traditional


combread dressing, but combines the
wonderfully complementary additions of
sausage, apples and pecans. The
combread for this recipe is made with a
quick and easy cornbread mix, which will
be delicious in any of your cornbread
dressing recipes.


Sausage Cornbread Dressing with Apples and Pecans

Crisco Original No-Stick Cooking Spray

2 (6 oz.) pkg. Martha White(r) Cotton Country(r) Combread Mix or
Buttermilk Cornbread Mix, prepared according to package
directions
2 cups crumbled biscuits or toasted bread cubes
1/2 lb. pork sausage
1 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped onions
1 1/2 cups chopped, unpeeled Granny Smith apples
3/4 cup coarsely chopped toasted pecans*
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 1/2 teaspoon dried sage leaves
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 (14 1/2 oz.) can chicken broth

1. Heat oven to 375 F. Spray a shallow 2 1/2-quart baking dish or pan
with no-stick cooking spray. Coarsely crumble prepared combread.
Place in large bowl. Add crumbled biscuits.
2. Cook sausage, celery and onions in large skillet over medium-high
heat until sausage is browned and vegetables are tender, stirring
occasionally.
3. Add sausage mixture and all remaining ingredients to cornbread and
biscuits. Mix well, stirring gently so cornbread does not crumble
completely. Spoon into prepared baking dish.
4. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown.

TIP: *To toast pecans: Place pecans in dry nonstick skillet; cook over
medium heat, shaking pan until nuts are lightly browned. Or place
pecans in a baking pan. Bake at 350 E for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring
every 5 minutes, until lightly browned.

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new Wednesday Edition Ñ November 18, 200950 CENTSSuwannee Democrat www.suwanneedemocrat.com SEEFOUR, PAGE13A SEE3 ARMED, PAGE13A SEEUNCLAIMED, PAGE13A SEEWATER, PAGE13ANorth Florida125th YEAR, NO. 10 3 SECTIONS, 40 PAGES Serving Suwannee County since 1884, including Live Oak, Wellborn, Branford, McAlpin and O'Brien Visit us on the web at www.weshaneychevrolet.comWES HANEYJust East Of Downtown Live Oak, FL362-2976 Family Owned & Operated Since 1967559422-FSilverado Reg. Cab $18,975$18,975Auto, AC, Cruise, PW, PDL, CD w/XM Radio, Positive Traction, OnStar After rebateOnly The Raid on the SuwanneeCivil War history comes to life this weekend at Spirit of the Suwannee. See North Florida Focus, inside, for more on what's happening this weekend. Courtesy photoWe're breaking local news every day at suwanneedemocrat.com By Carnell Hawthorne Jr.carnell.hawthorne@gaflnews.com"Mom, I'm going to help you get a cell phone in Lake City when I get off work. See you tonight, I love you." Those were the last words Ruby Votano heard from her son Joshua Franklin Votano, 28, around 6:15 a.m. on June 30, 2008. Ashort while later, around 6:30, Votano was killed as he traveled to work on CR 137 in Suwannee County. Thursday, Donald Robert Davis Jr., 30, of Branford was found guilty of vehicular homicide in the crash that killed Votano of Lake City. Davis was northbound on CR 137 when his 1997 Cadillac crossed the centerline and struck the southbound 1993 Ford Escort of Votano. It took the six-person jury only an hour to return with a guilty verdict in the Live Oak case. "The bottom line here is whether you believe the defendant operated his vehicle in a reckless, harmful manner," said prosecutor Craig Jacobsen in his closing argument to jurors Thursday.Guilty verdict in fatal crash Joshua Franklin VotanoBy Carnell Hawthorne Jr.carnell.hawthorne@gaflnews.comTwo robberies were reported early Monday, according to a Live Oak Police Department press release. At approximately 1 a.m., LOPD officers responded to a robbery call at the Royal Inn Motel, 966 N. Ohio. According to the victim, he was sleeping in a friend's vehicle at the motel when the driver's door was suddenly pulled opened and two large individuals pulled him from the vehicle and threw him on the ground, according to information given to officers. The unidentified thieves wrestled the victim's wallet containing more than $300 from his pocket, the victim told police. The suspects then reportedly fled south from the motel onto Hamilton Avenue in a white vehicle. The victim stated that he was not hurt and required no medical attention.3 armed suspects sought in robberies By Stephenie Livingstonstephenie.livingston@gaflnews.comExperts gathered at a forum hosted by state Representative Debbie Boyd Monday night in Branford to express concern over North Florida's dwindling water supply. Experts outlined a new plan to save the Floridian Aquifer, North Florida's main source of water, while Boyd voiced her opposition to allowing South Florida access to our water. "I've been a huge advocate of keeping our water here and not being piped to other areas," said Boyd. It is most important to protect local sources first, as per current state law, agreed Suwannee River Water Management District Deputy Executive Director Kirk Webster. "They are looking for water, they need water," Webster told a crowd of about 200 at Branford Elementary School. However, Webster noted, "we do not have endless supplies" of the resource. Lauren Davis, a Future Farmers of America member and student at Cedar Key Middle School, compared North Florida to the ant in Aesop's fable, working hard to protect its resources, while a wasteful South Florida the grasshopper foolishly refuses to conserve, then turns to us for help. In some versions of the story the ant takes pity on the grasshopper and shares his food with him. In real life we may not have a choice. Part 1 of 2 Water woes wont go away200 gather in Branford to address dwindling aquifer, threat from South FloridaStaff Former Third Circuit State Attorney Jerry Blair, who retired after 30 years on the job, has joined a Gainesville trial law firm. Blair joined the firm Avera & Smith on Nov. 1, according to a press release. "I've always considered what I was doing to be the right thing," said Blair, "to get people off the streets who need to be off the streets, and to the best of my ability to bring some sense of justice to people who have been victimizedIs Branford out of code when it comes to fire? Story, Page 7A. Blair back in private practice Jerry BlairBy Carnell Hawthorne Jr.carnell.hawthorne@gaflnews.comEleven people whose last known addresses were in Suwannee County have appeared on the Internal Revenue Service list for un-Unclaimed tax refund checks total $30K in Suwannee By Jeff Watersjeff.waters@gaflnews.comTwo adults and two juveniles were arrested Monday afternoon on burglary charges, according to Lt. Keith Davis of the Live Oak Police Department. Davis said 19-year-old Everett Maurice Jenkins, of 615 Taylor Avenue, 18-year-old Alfonso Garcia-Godin Cruz, of 417 Horne AvEverett Maurice JenkinsFour arrested on burglary charges Alfonso GarciaGodin Cruz SEEGUILTY, PAGE13A SEEBLAIR, PAGE13AToday's Weather 79/52Page 2BINDEX:Arrest Records . . .2A Branford News . . .7A Legal Notices . . . .4B Obituaries . . . . . . .5A Sports . . . . . . . . .1B Suwannee Living . .4A Viewpoint . . . . . . .6A Classifieds . . . .Inside Donald Robert Davis Jr., 30, right, was found guilty of vehicular homicide by a Suwannee County jury Thursday in the 2008 death of 28-year-old Joshua Votano of Lake City. Davis is seated beside defense attorney James Janousek. Photo: Carnell Hawthorne Jr.Branford man convicted of vehicular homicide

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 2A FLIPArrest Record Advertising Manager, Monja Slater , ext.105 Sr.Advertising Representative, Bill Regan , ext.160 Advertising Representative, Tami Stevenson , ext.109 Telesales Ad Representative, Nancy Goodwin , ext.103 Classified/Legal, Janice Ganote , ext.102The Suwannee Democrat, published Wednesday and Friday. Periodicals postage paid at Live Oak, FL32064.Business located at 211 Howard Street East, Live Oak, FL.Publication number 530180."POSTMASTER:Send address changes to Suwannee Democrat, PO Box 370, Live Oak, FL 32064."Annual subscription rate is $33 in county, $48 out of county and $48 out of state.Subscribe online at www.suwanneedemocrat.com.OFFICE HOURSOpen Monday Friday 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. Letters, comments and opinions on the Viewpoint & Opinions page are not necessarily those of the management/ownership of the Suwannee Democrat.LETTERS TO THE EDITORLetters may be mailed, faxed or e-mailed to our office.All letters are read.Not all letters are published. Letters may be edited to fit available space.The editor should not alter the writer's point of view.Well written letters require less editing.Keep it to the point, an ideal range is 150 to 200 words.Please include your name, address and day and evening phone numbers for verification. Letters MUSTbe signed.Letters to the editor can be limited to one letter per quarter per individual.RANT & RAVE HOTLINEHere's your chance to tell everyone what you think! Callers may dial 208-8314 and leave a message to express their thoughts, good or bad, 24/7 about issues and politics, but not about private individuals or businesses.If you prefer, you may e-mail your comments to robert.bridges@gaflnews.com.Your name is not necessary, but please, take 30 seconds or less for your message.Suwannee Democrat Switchboard , 386-362-1734 Fax , 386-364-5578 Email , nf.editorial@gaflnews.com Mail , P.O.Box 370 Live Oak, FL 32064 Office , 211 Howard Street East Publisher, Myra Regan , ext.122 If you have any questions or concerns, call us at 386-362-1734 or visit our Web site at www.suwanneedemocrat.com Editor, Robert Bridges , ext.131 Reporter, Carnell Hawthorne Jr. , ext.134 Reporter, Jeff Waters , ext.133 Reporter, Stephenie Livingston , ext.130Serving Suwannee County Since 1884 Circulation Manager, Angie Sparks , ext.152 Circulation Service Hours, M-F 8 a.m.5 p.m. Subscription Rates, In-county, $33 Out-of-county, $48 SuwanneeCounty Part of "The Original Florida" North Florida 1 Year In County Subscription$33$481 Year Out of CountySuwannee DemocratP.O. Box 370 • 211 Howard St. East Live Oak, FL 32064 386-362-1734 • 1-800-525-4182 ext. 152Mail or bring payment to:You want the most in-depth coverage, the latest news and stories that touch home. We want to give it to you.557251-F 558362-F Touchton's Heating & Air ConditioningSales • Service • Installation 10156 U.S. Hwy. 90 East, Live Oak 362-4509www.Touchtons.com CAC058747Owners: Jan & Sarah Touchton558424-F$10 OFF SERVICE CALL w/coupon LOTTERYRESULTSCASH 3 Day 11/16/097,4,2 Night 11/16/096,3,8 PLA Y 4 Day 11/16/09 .5,0,8,4 Night 11/16/09 .3,4,4,6 F ANT ASY 5 11/16/09. . . . . . . . 13,21,22,25,26 MEGA MONEY . . . . 2,10,19,42,16 LO TT O . . . . . 13,23,26,34,38,51,3Florida FloridaEditor's note: The Suwannee Democrat prints the entire arrest record each week. If your name appears here and you are later found not guilty or the charges are dropped, we will be happy to make note of this in the newspaper when judicial proof is presented to us by you or the authorities. The following abbreviations are used below: SCSO-Suwannee County Sheriff's Office LOPD-Live Oak Police Department FDLE-Florida Department of Law Enforcement FHP-Florida Highway Patrol FWC-Florida Wildlife Commission DOT-Department of Transportation OALE-Office of Agricultural Law Enforcement P& P-Probation and Parole USMS-US Marshals Service ATF-Department of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms DOC-Department of Corrections November 12, Betty Lamb, 48, 15183 SE 95th Street White Springs Fl escambia co wrt, leave scene w/prop damage SCSO-D. Falgout November 12, Leonard Demetra Johnson, 36, 1986 SWFallon Lane Lake City Fl, union cofraud/worthless check OALE-T. Snipes November 12, Benjamin Riley Thomas, 22, 105 Pony Circle Thomasville Ga, poss drug para SCSO DTF M Lee November 13, Alexander Pau Evangelist, 28, 125 NE 5th Ave Deerfield Beach Fl, poss mdma, poss -20 g cannabis 1st app pd appt wrs SCSO DTF Larney November 13, Adam Micheal Niedzwiecki, 21, 1106 SW4th Ave Gainesville Fl, poss ecstaMedical Calls:75 Weakness: 2 Cardiac: 11 Trauma: 10 Motor vehicle crash: 9 Miscellaneous medical call: 14 Altered mental status: 6 Respiratory 2 CVA2 OD: 2 Nausea/vomiting: 2 Diabetic: 1 Seizure: 5 Abdominal pain: 1 Death: 1 Standby @ structure fire: 2 Standby @ football game: 2 Standby @ Spirit of Suwannee: 2 Standby @ SCFR Station 1 for coverage: 1 Fire Calls: 16 Brush fire: 1 Motor vehicle crash: 7 Medical assist: 1 Structure fire: 3 Vehicle fire: 1 False alarm: 1 Down power line: 1 Fire prevention: 1 Volunteerfire responses: 22 Falmouth Volunteer Rescue Responses: 5Suwannee County Fire/Rescue calls for service for Nov. 8 Nov. 14Total calls forservice 91 sy, poss psilocybin, 1st app n/pd appt wrs SCSO DTF Ramirez November 13, Rhyan T Reinertsen, 24, 14411 Audobon Trace Tampa Fl, poss -20g cannabis, poss mdma, poss drug para, 1st app pd appt wrs SCSO DTF WKelly November 13, Sarah Page Maxwell, 21, 175 E Cloverhurst Ave Athens Ga, poss -20 g cannabis, poss drug para SCSO DTF LWillis November 13, David E Tingle, 35, 17755 16th St Live Oak Fl, dwls, jefferson co wrt fta dwls, 1st H1N1 vaccines will be administered this Thursday, Nov. 19, at Hatch Park Community Center in Branford. Vaccines will also be administered there Dec. 2. Aprevious notice was printed with an incorrect date. SEEARREST,PAGE5A

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 3ANorth Florida DIRECTIONS: Live Oak is located near the intersection of I-10 and I-75, two exits West on I-10. From I-10 (Exit 283 old Exit #40), follow US 129 three miles South into downtown Live Oak. From I-75 (Exit 451), follow US 129 ten miles South into downtown Live Oak.For further information please call:The Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce(386)362-3071 Fax (386) 362-4758Downtown Live Oak (around the courthouse) LIVE OAKChristmas on the Square25th AnnualPresented byThe Suwannee County Chamber of CommerceFestival on Saturday, December 5, 2009, 8 am ~ 4 pmwww.suwanneechamber.com Email: suwannee@suwanneechamber.com Vendor applications available online."Rockin Little Christmas" • ENTERTAINMENT ALL DAY • Handcrafted arts & crafts 8am 4pm • CAR & TRUCK SHOW 8AM 2PM • FOOD & DRINKS AVAILABLE 8AM 4PM • Santaland in Millennium park • NIGHT TIME CHRISTMAS PARADE 6pm561229-F 557940-F 386-647-4200 Call Lynn Lee at 386-647-4201to sign up for registration You must attend a registration session. Wed., Dec. 9th 9 a.m. or 6 p.m.Dec. 14 & 15 A Suwannee Christmas traditionAltrusa Tour of Homes set for Dec. 12Submitted Kelli Hicks, president of Altrusa International Inc. of Live Oak, announces the seventh annual Altrusa Christmas Tour of Homes. The featured homeowners have graciously volunteered their homes for the tour, which is set for Dec. 12 from noon 5 p.m. The event is held to raise funds that are returned to the community through contributions and service projects. Guests to will meet at the Live Oak Garden Club beginning at noon to pick up information including a map to the featured homes. Refreshments will be served. Cost per ticket is $10. Advance tickets may be purchased from any Altrusa member, or stop by the live oak city hall (Shannon court) or McCrimon's office supply. Tickets will be sold at the door on day of event. All profits from the Tour of Homes goes directly to Altrusa projects for the upcoming year. Currently, Altrusa proceeds go to support community needs such as Vivid Visions, hospice, literacy, scholarships, Suwannee schools reading programs and many others. The featured homes for the tour will be elegantly decorated and fill you with cheer. Featured homes will be announced in the upcoming month. For more information contact Kellie Hicks at 386-362-3919 or Marlene Geise at 386-364-1947. A quaint Christmas scene. Photos:StaffFrosty the Snowman, bearing treats. A lovely yuletide table.Scenes from previous tours.

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009 PAGE 4A North Florida Q uality healthcare and rehabilitation right here at home110 SE Lee Ave., Live Oak, FL386-364-5961 Surrey Place Care Center 536109-F Off Hwy 90 at the Columbia Suwannee County line Weekly Pool Tournaments Tattoos by Keip Sake Emporium 386-832-7175www.myspace.com/countylineloungeCome early to register. $5 entry fee535165-F 8 p.m. Every Monday & Line Dancing 558407-F1512 South Ohio Avenue, 362-7066 Live Oak BY: BRAD WATSONASK THE EXPERT Q:A:The interior of your home is more than four walls. However, walls are possibly the biggest and most common surfaces you're likely to transformwhen making some quick and inexpensive changes to your home. You can make a dramatic change in the appearance of an interior simply by adding some paint to one or all of the walls in a room. Paint an entire wall before taking a break so the painted portions won't lose their wet edges. Then stand back, scan the wall, and cover any missed spots or smears. Whether you paint in sections from top to bottom or from side to side across the room is up to you. If you're right-handed, start in the room's left-hand corner; if you're left-handed, start in the room's right-hand corner.I would like to change the interior look of my home; can you give me some tips? PAINT & FLOORING South Oaks Square Location: 1520 S. Ohio (386) 362-2591 Medical Equipment Div: (386) 362-4404 Hours: 8:30 am-6:30 PM Mon-Fri., 8:30 am-3:00 pm Sat. Pharmacy & Your Health 558384-FManagement of Parkinson's SymptomsParkinson's disease is a condition characterized by progressive neurologic deterioration. A neurotransmitter chemical known as dopamine plays a large role in the development of Parkinson's. Other neurotransmitter substances that may be involved include acetylcholine, glutamate, ser otonin, and nor epinephrine. Symptoms include tremor, rigidity, and changes in posture. While there is currently no cure for Parkinson's, medications are available to manage the condition and to improve the quality of life of those affected. Levodopa is prescribed for Parkinson's because it is converted to dopamine in the body. Carbipdopa is given along with levodopa because this additional medication prevents nausea and vomiting that could occur when levodopa is taken alone. Sinemet is made up of levodopa and carbidopa. Medications that directly stimulate dopamine receptors include bromocriptine ( Parlodel ) and ropinirole ( Requip ). Selegiline ( Eldepryl ) inhibits monoamine oxidase B ( MAOB ), an enzyme involved in Parkinson's, thereby increasing both dopamine and serotonin. Entacapone ( Comtan ) and tolcapone ( Tasmar ) increase dopamine by inhibiting an enzyme involved in the condition. Stalevo contains carbidopa, levodopa, and entacapone.by Joy Lamb, PharmDDrive-up window In order to allow our employees time off to spend with their families the following deadlines will be in effect: Midweek Edition, Nov. 25North Florida Focus Retail Advertising.................................3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19 Classified Line Ads..............................................................4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19 Legal Advertising.................................................................4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19 Retail Advertising (B Section) ..............................................2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19 Retail Advertising (A section) ..................................................2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 20 Weekend Edition, Nov. 27Retail Advertising (B Section) ..............................................11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 23 Classified & Legal Line Ads.....................................12 p.m. (Noon), Monday, Nov. 23 Retail Advertising (A section) .............................................11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 24211 Howard St. East • PO Box 370, Live Oak, FL 32064386-362-1734 • Fax 386-364-5578 Our office will be closed Thursday & Friday, November 26 & 27Suwannee DemocratHave a safe and happy holiday We're proud to be associated with Reinke Manufacturing an independent company that cares more about producing great irrigation systems than returning dividends to stockholders. All Reinke irrigation systems use high-strength steel for the best value in center pivots. Contact us for Reinke irrigation systems and components.536100-F SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK Ahappy birthday goes out to a special mother and daughter, Sandra Neal and daughter, Elizabeth Jones, who is deceased. I thank God for lending "Liz" to me the time that he saw fit upon this earth, and she will always be remembered and loved so very much by us all, especially her two children left behind Jerica and G.G. May God keep you in his loving arms "Liz." L-R Anne Marie Rodriguez, Annelis Rivera, Jovidica Jones, Stephany Rodriguez, Axel Rivera, Andrew Rodriguez, Angel Rodriguez. Photo:SubmittedThe Live Oak Community Thanksgiving Outreach Ministry would like to extend our warmest thank you to each and everyone for their help and donations for our brown bag lunches. On June 27, we handed out 428 bag lunches and again on August 22, we handed out 502 bag lunches. Our community Thanksgiving dinner is held on Nov. 21. We are encouraging each and everyone to come and join us. We will be hosting the dinner at African Baptist Fellowship Hall. Remember mark your calendar for Nov. 21, as the day we serve our community. Hope to see you there. Live Oak Artist Guild will be hosting an Italian Dinner Fundraiser on November 21. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person. For information or tickets please call: art gallery at 364-5099 or frame shop at 362-2066. The American Legion Riders are sponsoring a picnic/cookout at Post 107 on Saturday, November 21, at 12 p.m. Pulled pork, hamburgers, hot dogs, and Nettles sausages are on the menu. Bring a dish and join us. We will have karaoke, 50/50 drawing, and door prizes. Everyone is invited, come on out, bring your friends and family. Let's enjoy some good food and fun. A$5 donation is requested. Location is 5 miles south of Live Oak on Highway 129, East 1 mile on 142nd street on right. Don Urwiller,PresidentLive Oak Artist Guild fundraiser Community Thanksgiving dinner set for Nov. 21Soldiers of ChristThis group of children are soldiers of Christ. They belong to Spanish Christian Church Alpha & Omega Pastor Angel L. Perez. On this occasion, they march and enjoy the birthday party of Stephany. Angel Rodriguez read the Bible and explained who are the soldiers of Christ.Happy BirthdaySandra J. Neal November 9,2009 Elizabeth S. Jones November 10,2009 SHS SAC meeting postponedPostponed to Dec. 10 The Suwannee High School SAC meeting that was scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 12, has been postponed to Thursday, Dec. 10, due to conflicts in the SHS calendar.Babe Ruth meeting setNov. 18 Ameeting to elect officers for the Branford Babe Ruth Baseball League will be held at Hatch Park Community Center on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. All interested are invited to attend.

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 5ANorth Florida 545647-FMAIN FLOOR NOW ACCESSIBLE 24/7! Looking for a job? suwanneedemocrat.com 522213-F FREE Coupons Times are tough for everyone and we're here to help! Log on to www.suwanneedemocrat.com today and scroll down to coupons section. Click the link and follow the instructions. Coupons will be available to print and use. As an extra value, you can access recipes at the same site. Cool huh! 522163-F 560117-F 558400-F Offer expires 11/30/09 UWANNEE SNSURANCEIGENCY, INC. A 1720 OHIO AVENUE N. LIVE OAK, FL 3064-4800 Fax (386) 362-6118 www.suwanneeinsurance.comAUTO ~ HOME ~ MOBILE HOME ~ BOAT ~ RV ~ BUSINESS LIABILITY ~ PROPERTY ~ LIFE ~ HEALTH ~ MEDICARE SUPPLEMENTS386-364-1000CALL US FOR YOUR INSURANCE NEEDS561906-F The Live Oak Church of God will celebrate their 90th Homecoming on Sunday, Nov. 22. Homecoming is a special time set aside each year to reflect on our heritage and past blessings with thanksgiving and to eagerly look forward with purpose and obedience to follow the leading of the Lord. It is a beautiful time of reconnecting with church friends and family from the past and acquainting and embracing new friendships. The special guests for Homecoming this year will be former staff member Rev. Nathan Wachob and the local gospel singing group Delivered. Rev. Wachob has pastored four churches since leaving Live Oak. He and his wife Mary and sons Zach and Alex live in Tallahassee. He will be preaching the Homecoming message. The local singing group Delivered will be in concert that morning also. Delivered is a group of young people who are fulfilling their calling of ministering through Southern Gospel music. Their youthfulness, sincerity and commitment to their calling are an encouragement to people of all ages. Singing new, uplifting songs as well as bringing back songs of old is appealing to all audiences. Delivered offers hope and inspiration as they share the message of God and His love for all people. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Following the morning service, we will join together for an old fashioned Homecoming dinner-on-the-grounds in the Family Life Center. The Live Oak Church of God has been a vital part of Suwannee County since 1919. Pastor Fred Watson and congregation would like to extend an invitation to our many friends, families and members to come and join us for Homecoming. The church is located at 9828 US Hwy 129 S.Live Oak Church of God to celebrate 90th Homecomingapp n/pd appt wrs LOPD D Slaughter November 13, Herbert Joseph Butler, 21, 1520 Fairway Drive Charleston Sc, sale marijuana, poss marijuana w/int sell, resist w/o violence, poss drug para, 1st app n/pd appt wrs SCSO DTF Gorski November 13, Travis Earl Johnson, 22, 1723 NW39th Dr Gainesville Fl, trfc lsd, poss cocaine, poss xanax w/o pres.. poss cntrl sub alpehzolam, 1st app n/pd appt SCSO DTF R Sammons November 13, Michael Robert Mitchell, 42, 595 Seminole Ave Atlanta Ga, poss lsd, poss+20g cannabis w/int to sell, poss drug para, 1st app n/pd appt wrs SCSO DTF H Smith November 13, Meredith Lee McGaughey, 22, 111 NW15th Terr Apt A-2 Gainesville Fl, poss cocaine, poss hydrocodone, poss -20g marijuana, 1st app n/pd app wrs SCSO DTF R Sammons November 13, Jeffery Futch, 39, 133 Carol Circle Fitzgerald Ga, ftagrand theft iii spec, property fta-grand theft iii, 1st app pd appt wrs SCSOM.Jelks November 13, William Ray Sheppard, 32, North Fl Reception Center Lake Butler Fl, return for court SCSO-S. Law November 13, Craig David Ames. 44. NFRC Lake Butler Fl, Return For Court Arresting Officer: November 13, Julieanne Francis Taylor, 30, 278 SE Garfield Way Madison Fl, vop o/c grand theft iii, fraudulent use credit cd, grand theft iii, bond $3 000 or $300 proba,1st app pd appt wrs SCSO M. Jelks November 14, Kylan C McKim, 19, 21 Copperfield Dr S Savannah Ga, poss methamphefamine, 1st app pd appt wrs SCSO DTF C Tompkins November 14, Amy Antonelli, 19, 117 Teakwood Drive Savannah Ga, poss -20g cannabis, poss drug para SCSO DTF L Willis November 14, Aaron Continued From Page 2AArrest RecordSwinger, 20, 1111 M aybob Circle Savannah Ga, poss -20 g cannabis, poss drug para. 1st app pd appt wrs SCSO DTF S Larney November 14, Carlos Torregrosa, 33, 301 Cactus St Tallahassee Fl, poss methamphetamine, 1st app pd appt wrs SCSO J Brooks November 14, Joseph M Hosford, 28, 1004 Mclendond Drive Tallahassee Fl, poss psilocybin, poss -20g cannabis SCSO Brooks November 14, Elizabeth India West, 27, 11492 75th Loop Live Oak Fl, battery dom violence SCSO A Robinson November 14, Chris Kyle Reid, 30, 26838 41st Road Branford Fl, burglary, battery, poss -20g cannabis 1st app pd appt wrs SCSO TMullins November 14, Daniel Jason Reid, 46, 21240 49th Drive Lake City Fl, burglary, battery, 1st app n/pd appt wrs SCSO T Mullins November 14, Tyler Preston Burke, 27, 16618 Brigadoon Drive Tampa Fl, poss +20g cannabis w/int, poss alprazolam, poss lsd, trfc in oxycodone, 1st app pd appt wrs SCSO DTF H Smith November 14, Whit Elloit Remer, 25, 7935 Bird St New Orleans La, disorderly intox, resist w/o violence SCSO DTF F Gorski November 14, Henry Honore Stpaul IV, 22, 128 Stella St Metaire La, poss methamphamine, 1st app n/pd appt wrs SCSO DTF H Smith November 14, Ryan Thomas Towe, 25, 10238 Arbor Side Dr Tampa Fl, poss lsd, poss oxycodone, poss mdma, poss alprazolam, 1st app pd appt wrs SCSO C Tompkins November 14, Adam Tyler Hayes, 21, 3250 Brunswick Hwy Waycross Ga., poss drug para, poss cntrl substance, addrell, 1st app pd appt wrs SCSO M Lee November 14, David A Girard, 33, 470 3rd Street S 611 St Petersburg Fl, poss -20g cannabis, poss psilocybin, 1st app n/pd appt wrs SCSO DTF Ramirez November 14, Christopher Cundari, 19, 480 Athens Avenue Athens Ga, poss -20g cannabis SCSO DTF Ramirez November 14, Jeffery Ryan Nelson, 25, 3229 Crestview Dr Blackshear Ga, poss -20g cannabis SCSO C McIntyre November 14, Michael C Coe, 38, 1014 E Crenshaw St Tampa Fl, poss meth, poss -20g cannabis, poss psilocybin, 1st app pd appt wrs SCSO WKelly November 14, Philip Rist Hahn, 27, 7252 Hwy 705 Nashville Tn, poss drug para SCSO M Lee November 14, Stephen Scott Frazier, 24, 4229 NW43rd St Gainesville Fl, Poss Cntrl Substance Mdma,1st App Pd Appt Wrs SCSO C McIntyre November 15, Imogene Lin Hopkins, 18, 606 McGee St Live Oak Fl, sexual battery LOPD J Bates November 15, Joshua Michael Butler, 19, 10476 SR 51 Live Oak Fl, columbia co wrt vop/dwls, dwls 2rd off suw. co SCSO-S. St John November 15, Howard D Cleveland, 52, 2104 Alban Ave Tallahassee Fl, retail theft, resisting a merchant, carrying concealed weapon SCSO-B. Barrs November 15, Larry Randal Strickland, 47, 30818 65th Branford Fl, Assault Dom Violence SCSO D Taylor November 15, Brenda Susann Palov, 48, 14139 24th Street Live Oak Fl, dui SCOS ARobinson November 15, Michelle Dana Uhlfelder, 24, 242 Poinsettia Atlantic Beach Fl, poss -20g cannabis SCSO DTF S Larney November 15, Brett Andrew Fermeglia, 22, 780 Broadway St Lowell Ma, poss meth, 1st app pd appt wrs SCSO DTF W Kelly November 15, Shannon Elizabeth Huber, 21, 6814 NE Glisan St Portland Or, trespass after warning SCSO K Osborn November 15, Jason Andrew Gibbs, 23, 12 New Castle Road Ashland Ms, poss meth, tampering w/evidence, 1st app pd appt SCSO DTF F Gorski November 15, Hannah Elyse Schaver, 19, 2614 NW4th Place Gainesville Fl, poss -20g cannabis, poss drug para SCSO DTF R Sammons November 15, Christian Cullum Jones, 29, 1308 Oak St Columbia Sc poss cntrl substance, adderall SCSO DTF M Ramirez November 15, Gary Eugene Swinger, 57, 258 Pebble Hill Road Milledgeville Ga, poss 20g cannabis, poss drug para, poss cocaine, 1st app n/pd appt wrs SCSO DTF D Crutchfield November 16, John Roger Bonnell II, 30, 7402 115th Dr Live Oak Fl., grand theft, dealing in stolen prop., ftp(child support) taylor co. wrt SCSOC. Mcintyre C November 16, Donald Chesnut, 29, 249 Lee Ave Live Oak Fl, columbia co vop petit, theft cash bond to p&p SCSO-D. Falgout November 16, Everett Maurice Jenkins, 19, 615 Taylor Avenue Live Oak Fl, burglary/while occupied, resisting w/violence LOPD-C. Kinsey November 16, Alfonso Garcia-Godin Cruz, 18, 417 Horne Avenue Live Oak Fl, burglary while occupied LOPD C. Kinsey November 16, Robert Samuel Gainous Jr., 18, 8541 264th Street Branford Fl, dwls/r 2nd offense SCSO-J. Brooks

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 6ANorth Florida By Jim Holmes I have always admired folks who are quick witted; people whose actions or words leave you just standing there with your mouth wide open, with little recourse but to walk away. Anow-retired newspaper editor who is a friend of mine is one of those folks. Ted is an amicable sort. On the other hand, the fellow who walked into the newsroom that day Ñ unhappy about a particular story Ñ was both irate and profane. Ted worked long and hard to calm him down, until he became concerned the guy might become violent. And so Ted took a different approach. Going nose to nose with the bloke, Ted told him it was time "They stepped outside and settled this like men." The angry fellow Ñ who was considerably larger than Ted Ñ was quick to agree. And so the two walked to the nearby exit, where Ted Ñ always the gentleman Ñpolitely held the door open for his protagonist. Once the man stepped outside, Ted slammed the door, locked it and called the police. I'll tell you, I'd have given a bright, shiny quarter to have seen that fool's face standing outside that glass door. If I compared Ted to a car, he'd be a Ferrari. On the other hand, I'm more like a John Deere tractor: sound and steady, but slow. I'm capable of coming up with cleaver actions or quips ... two weeks after they are needed. Unfortunately for me, I head a family of the quick-witted folks. My wife and our two children both fall into that category. I wouldn't have survived the kids'teen years if were not for one expression. In fact, I suspect God created Ñ "Because I'm your father, that's why!" Ñ just for folks like me. It's not clever nor memorable, but it ends debates, as long as you are still paying their bills. I can assure you, however, "Because I'm your husband, that's why," will not work, unless you are willing to eventually see your supper seasoned with ground glass. Now, I'm being honest here. In our nearly 40 years together, my wife has almost always had the last word in our discussions. Most of her quick-witted rebuttals have left me with a chuckle or a smile. But when tempers were flaring, I found long, solitary walks to be the best method of defusing the situation. The angrier I am, the longer the walk. I thought I'd make it to Cleveland a couple of times. In all our years of marriage, I can remember only a single incident where my rebuttal left my wife speechless. I am a fellow who, once I like something, I really like it. Much to my wife's consternation, I have been known to eat the same exact thing for lunch for months at a time. It drives her crazy. We were at the grocery store when she attempted to convince me to select a different flavor of ice cream other than my regular cherry-vanilla. Back and forth we went, as we stood in the store aisle. Finally, in frustration she snapped, "Jim, you never want to try anything different!" "Yep," I responded, "I'm that way with my women, too!" There was a long pause, after which she put my cherry-vanilla in the buggy. I think she even gave me a bigger serving that night. Jim Holmes lives in Live Oak.Please address letters to: Letters To The Editor, Suwannee Democrat, PO Box 370, Live Oak, FL32064.Please include your full name, address and daytime phone number. We ask this so we can verify your letter and discuss any questions about it with you. BIBLE VERSE"Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path." Psalm 119:105Viewpoints/Opinions To the Editor: This letter is in response to the rant and rave writer who was concerned about football vs. reading and writing, and who seems to think that the two are mutually exclusive. My observation is that Superintendent Scarborough is determined to excel in both academics and athletics. You read more about athletics, especially football because that's the face of a school and even the community, and there's nothing quite like small town high school football under the lights on Friday night. Your concern that only a few people benefit from football simply isn't so. Not only do the football players participate on Friday night, so do the band members, cheerleaders, ROTC members, and you will see a lot of students attending the game. I'm also sure if you spoke to the instructors in any of the previously mentioned programs, they would tell you that they would love to have more students participate. As far as the cost, football creates enough revenue through ticket sales and boosters, that not only is it self-supporting, but it also helps fund other athletic program. If you want to measure the success of the football program by academic standards, then you will be pleased to know that Suwannee High School currently has 6 football players attending college and playing football. Three alumni are playing in the NFL, with another one on the way next year, and Branford has a young man headed to play college football. We have several football player alumni who have graduated from college and are now successful businessmen in Live Oak. Do not discount the fact that some students simply would not remain in school if they didn't participate in sports, and in some cases the only real positive contact that some students have with a male role model is their coach. I think we get our money's worth from football. Now let's talk about the reading side. I'm married to a teacher, and I can assure you that teachers want to teach students. In fact, most put their hearts and soul into it. The reality is, that there are a lot of things that teachers can't control. First, they can't hire and fire students. They take them all. Second, have you ever seen all the paperwork dumped on teachers by mindless bureaucrats (to cover their butts)? I've never met a teacher that wouldn't rather be planning and teaching students, but there are only so many hour sin a day, and if the paperwork isn't done, then the teacher is in big trouble. Third, teachers can't control... abused children, neglect, dysfunctional families, alcohol/drug babies, hyperactive kids who haven't been given their medication, TMH, SLD, ADHD, hunger, homeless students, or apathetic parents and students who don't value education, but then feel somehow that their child is entitled to a world class education without putting forth any effort on the students or parent's part. Fourth, teachers don't teach laziness, crime, sex, pregnancy, disruption, the lack of social skills, violence, or alcohol/drug abuse to students, but they have to deal with it. As for academics, Suwannee High School has students attending or who have graduated from colleges all over the country, including West Point, Naval Academy at Annapolis, the Air Force Academy, Harvard, Florida State University, University of Florida, and many more. One student made a perfect score on the SATtest, and one student is one of 20 people selected nationwide to work on the restoration of the USS Constitution. Must be some teaching going on somewhere. I suggest that if you would like to contribute to the improvement of education in Suwannee County, then volunteer at the school of your choice, or join one of the many fine civic clubs that tutor and mentor students, such as Kiwanis, Lions, Altrusa, or Rotary. Finally, while I believe that football boosts school and community spirit, I suggest that you personally attend a football game on a Friday night. You will probably have a good time, will be impressed with the work and effort of the players and coaches, band members, ROTC students, and yes, you might even become a fan. Go Dawgs, Go Bucs. John Hill To the Editor: I learned that there was a submission last week to Rant and Rave strongly criticizing efforts to preserve and expand a historic property in Live Oak. Unfortunately, some people thought this was referring to Grace Manor Community Center and Restaurant. It wasn't! Even so, this is a great time to clear up some of the common misconceptions people have about Grace Manor's function, funding and future. Function: Grace Manor is known best in town for its restaurant, located in the historic Dowling House on Duval Street, but it has had a much larger purpose. It offers historical education and entertainment to the community. It provides mentoring to youth and adults who have had scrapes with the legal system. It provides a place where residents can connect with a piece of their history just by coming to eat lunch! Funding: Grace Manor does not receive any funding from the city or county. The only public money it has ever received was one matching historic preservation grant from the State of Florida in 2001. Everything else was funded privately. When customers dine at Grace Manor, they are helping fund the services it provides and the upkeep of the historical building. Future: Yes, Grace Manor is up for sale. My move outof-state and declining health of two board members is forcing the change, but we are excited about the possibilities that come with that change. We are committed to finding a buyer that will keep the restaurant open to the public, and even expand its tourism appeal. We are so pleased to meet the interesting people who visit our facility from all over the country, and we know that just the right person or group is out there to take it to the next level! If you haven't visited Grace Manor yet, please come by and ask for a free tour! We are proud of our building, the history of the area, and all the staff and volunteers that make Grace Manor work. Remember, this building was condemned and dilapidated when our volunteers stepped in, but we thought it was important to preserve this piece of history for generations to come. I hope you will choose to be a part of YOUR community center's future! Tracy Andrews Forest Chairman LETTERS TO THE EDITORGUEST COLUMN Members of the Suwannee Democrat editorial board are Myra C.Regan, publisher, and Robert Bridges, editor.Our View, which appears in Friday's editions of the Democrat, is formed by that board.Suwannee DemocratMYRA C.REGAN Publisher ROBERT BRIDGES Editor Quick-witted folks A MINORITY VIEWBY WALTER WILLIAMS© 2009 Creators Syndicate~~ Walter Williams'column, A Minority View,did not arrive in time for publication in today's paper.

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 7ANorth Florida Branford NewsServing southern Suwannee County, including Branford, O'Brien and McAlpinINDEXArrests . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2A Legal Notices . . . . . . . . .4B Obituaries . . . . . . . . . . .12A Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1B Suwannee Living . . . . . .4A Viewpoint . . . . . . . . . . . .6A HI 74LO 56PAGE 2B Follow us on FACEBOOK The Bucs beat the Lafayette County Hornets in football Friday for the first time in five years. See story, more photos, in Sports. Photo: Lawanna Gaylard By Stephenie Livingston stephenie.livingston@gaflnews.com Much of Branford is out of compliance with the state fire code, Suwannee County Fire Marshal Paul Haas told the town council at a meeting last week. "It is pretty serious," said Haas. "I walk into this room today and I see about ten fire code violations." Haas asked town council to consider modernizing Branford's interlocal agreement with the county in order to begin making improvements and bring Branford up to code. The current agreement has not been updated in nearly twenty years. Haas called the current situation a "great liability" and referenced out-of-state fires resulting in numerous fatalities. Through the current interlocal agreement, the Suwannee County fire marshal and fire department does not have the power to intervene. "Loss of life is what I'm here to prevent. It is what this code is here to prevent," said Haas. "One day, God forbid, we are going to have a loss of life here." Fire insurance is also an issue when discussing fire code violations, said Haas. If the town of Branford is not up to code, business owners will have to pay higher insurance rates. "We cannot use the small town excuse as a reason not to make our buildings safe," said Haas during last week's council meeting at Branford's Town Hall. As a municipality, Branford is bound by the National Fire Code. Currently, the majority of downtown is not up to code, according to Haas. Town Council President Shirley Clark said she was not aware of this issue. The council was anxious to fix the problems. "We want to get going and make sure our businesses and our people are safe," said Clark. The council formed a fire committee and agreed to hold a meeting to discuss the fire code violations. The council members also discussed holding a workshop with county officials to further discuss the issue. The McAlpin Advent Christian Church will sponsor a community wide (free) turkey dinner following the worship service on Thanksgiving Sunday, Nov. 22. "We are very pleased to be able to sponsor this community wide dinner," said Pastor Paul A. Bertolino. "It is free and folks do not have to attend the church to make reservations. We do have Christian Education classes for all ages beginning at 9:45 a.m. The Thanksgiving worship service will be at 10:55 a.m. and the dinner will follow at 12:15. Dr. David Dean's book, By Ana Smith Do you stop once in a while and realize how much fun and energizing an impromptu activity can be? Have you and your spouse, or you and a friend, made a quick decision to do something together, and enjoyed the event so much that you look forward to doing it again soon? Last Friday my friend Gail suggested we get together for breakfast the next morning. We didn't go far ... Nell's in Branford ... and it didn't cost much at all for a good breakfast. The most "appetizing" part was sharing the time, and the breakfast, with a good friend. We didn't discuss anything special, didn't make any future plans, just sat and talked, reminisced about family and friends who are no longer with us but with whom we had shared similar breakfasts in the past, and exchanged greetings with other people we knew who were also having breakfast there. That night another good friend stopped by and we shared an impromptu supper as we made plans for a booth we hope to have at the Branford Christmas event and discussed our involvement in rescuing cats and finding them homes. It was when I thought back over that day that I was once again reminded of the wonderful people who have come and gone in my life, the truly good friends and caring family that have been such an important part of my life, and how it's those simple things and shared moments that mean so much. Heading into the Thanksgiving season, it reinforced my feelings of how thankful I am for those I hold dear and the place they have in my heart, as well as those precious memories of all those loved ones who used to be here to share these moments and make those memories with me. It was then that I decided this year to get a little more involved in this wonderful community in which I live. There was an article, written by a man I've known Submitted Associates of Capital City Bank recently taught students at Branford High School about the importance of credit and using it wisely as part of National Get Smart About Credit Day, a financial literacy program sponsored by the American Bankers Association Education Foundation. The presentation was one of many being made by bankers across the country as part of a nation-wide effort empowering young people to take charge of their personal finances. "The choices young adults make with theirWe win! County fire marshal says yes; Town Council to address issue McAlpin Advent Christian sponsors turkey dinnerGoing over the final menu are (seated) Moderator R.A. Greene and Mrs. Katie Greene. Standing (from left) are the Rev . Paul A. Bertolino, pastor , and Clifford G. Burr , Director of Dining Ser vices at the Advent Christian Village in Dowl ing Park. Capital City bankers help local teens get smart about creditO'BRIEN AND OUR NEIGHBORS'Bits & Pieces' fr om south Suwannee County SEEO'BRIEN,PAGE8A SEECAPITAL CITY,PAGE8A SEEMCALPIN,PAGE8A You saw it first online as breaking news at suwanneedemocrat.com

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first credit card will impact their lives years later when they apply for a car loan or even a mortgage," said Clif Bradley, Suwannee County president. "We are participating in the Get Smart About Credit program to raise awareness about the responsible use of credit, and to show young adults how they can use credit wisely right from the start." To help teens become more responsible and make wise decisions with their finances, Capital City Bank is now offering Absolutely Free Student Checking to students 15 years of age or older as a joint ownership account with an adult parent, relative or guardian. Who can open an account? * Both the minor and the adult must meet CIP requirements before the account is opened. How does it work? * Lead with the Absolutely Free Checking deposit product. * AQuickCheck or QuickBucks card may be issued in the minor's name and overdraft protection services are available for qualified accounts. * Bounce Protection will not be available on checking accounts with minor ownership. * Absolutely Free Savings (AFS) accounts and CDs will be recommended if the minor and adult wish to open a joint account that pays interest. Unless set up under UTMA, the adult's name will appear first on the account and the adult's Social Security Number will be used. * AQuickBucks card may be issued in the minor's name on AFS accounts with minor ownership. Capital City Bank has also created a new Facebook community, Capital City Students, where students can engage with the Bank by becoming fans of this community, which will be an interactive mix of information about banking products, popular culture, games, discussions and more. Students will have a chance to receive Star Stuff, learn how to get a special, free gift for opening an AFSC account and share what's happening for students in their communities. Look for Capital City Students on Facebook.CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 8ANorth FloridaBranford News 500072-F Suwannee DemocratCall the Suwannee Democrat to start your home subscription today 386-362-1734 Look for gr eat daily specials on the boar d at Java Jax211 Howard St. East Live Oak 362-1734START YOUR DAY OFF RIGHT WITH JAVA JAX and the Suwannee DemocratRegular Cup of Coffee and a Suwannee Democrat$150Only Resurrection Hope, will be given to any guest attending the service. Dr. Dean will be present to autograph the book that morning." The dinner is free. Further information or reservations can be made by calling the pastor at 386658-1048. The church's youth group meets at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday and is for the third grade up. The church is located at 17214 89th Road, McAlpin.McAlpin Advent Christian Church sponsors free turkey dinnerContinued From Page 7A through our shared volunteer work at the local animal shelter, who is now very active with a program to make Thanksgiving, and especially Christmas, a happy time for underprivileged families and children here in our part of south Suwannee County. Roger Burnside's plea in this newspaper for "Toys For Kids" is one you need to read, folks, especially if you live here in the south portion of Suwannee County. Together with Karen from the Branford Health Department, as well as all those people who help them with this project every year, every effort is made to make sure families in tough situations are able to enjoy the holidays like the rest of our children, and with the economy as tight as it is, prices of everything rising by the week (or so it seems, at least to me), please take the time to read his article, squeeze a little more room in your heart ... and your wallet ... to help them reach their goal of a happy holiday for every child in our community who may not get that opportunity otherwise. If you want more information, or if you know of a child down here in our part of the county who has a need, or if you would like to make a donation of children's clothing, food, or money, call Karen at the Branford Health Department at 386-935-1133 or Roger at 386-935-3343. No donation is too small, and you will reap a huge blessing knowing you are helping those less fortunate than you. This Saturday is the monthly Brotherhood breakfast at O'Brien Baptist Church. Ahearty breakfast is served from 8 a.m., followed by a meeting. You don't have to be a member of OBC; just be a member of the community who is interested in being part of a fellowship of men who love and serve Our Lord and who are interested in the betterment of our community and our fellow man. Come meet your neighbors; bring your sons, your fathers, your male relatives and your male neighbors. You'll be glad you did! For more information you can call the church office at 935-1503. There will not be a midweek service at OBC on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Instead we'll share our prayer service on Tuesday, the 24th, at 6 p.m., at what has become known as the annual "Pastor's Pie Service." Hope to see you there. And if you are part of the O'Brien community and either have no place to go for Thanksgiving, or will be alone this year, or just don't want to cook, why not think about coming to O'Brien Baptist Church for your Thanksgiving dinner? It's sure to be a time of sharing and fellowship, plenty of good food, and plenty of folks you'll enjoy meeting if you haven't met us already. Call the church for details or look for information flyers posted in local store windows. From "Humorous Quotations": "Knowledge is what you get from reading the fine print in a contract: experience is what you get from not reading it." "Afiling cabinet is a place where you can lose things systematically." "The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest; you are always being asked to do something, and yet you're not decrepit enough to turn them down." "Oh sure, you can catch more flies with honey than with vinegar, but who wants flies?" "It never freezes in Florida, at least not until you buy an orange grove." "The only thing worse than a flooded basement is a flooded attic." Stop to think about all the blessings you enjoy every day. If you can't count at least one every day, then you need to make some changes. God bless!O'Brien and our neighbors'Bits & Pieces' from south Suwannee CountyContinued From Page 7ACapital City bankers help local teens get smart about creditContinued From Page 7A Something for everyoneTHANK YOU FOR READINGA message from our publisher Thank you for reading the Suwannee Democrat . For local news and information, The Suwannee Democrat is the overwhelming favorite among area citizens. Did you know that more than 14,000 people read Suwannee Democrat twice each week? Our online edition at www.suwanneedemocrat.com received more than 350,000 hits last month. The Suwannee Democrat has been keeping area residents informed about local government, education, lifestyle, business, sports and much more for 125 years. 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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 9ANorth FloridaBranford News 525110-F525158-FOWNER TIM VERDIP.O. BOX 518 903 SUWANNEE AVE. BRANFORD, FL 32008PHONE (386) 935-1442ESTABLISHED 1904 B RANFOR D Mini-StorageLarge and Small Units Reasonable386-935-2122386-935-0298525190-F CLASS "A" COLLISION INC."The Wrecksperts"• Specializing In Heavy Collisions • Quality Guaranteed • Insurance Preferred Shop • Unibody & Frame Straightening • Major Credit Cards Accepted. Damage Free 24 Hour Emergency TowingShop 386-935-9334 Fax 386-935-0464FREE ESTIMATESTED or TERESA LAWRENCE 301 Suwannee Ave., P.O. Box 519 Branford, FL. 32008-0519525154-F Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.Branford 386-935-1124 Live Oak 386-362-4333James (Jim) B. Daniels, III, L.F.D. Keith Daniels, L.F.D. Larry Keith Daniel J.B. Daniels, Jr. (Local) Family Owned & Operated525127-F Cherry Lumbert Pharmacist101 S.W. US Highway 27 Branford, Florida 32008 (386) 935-6905Everything For Your Home Recovery From Prescriptions to Medical SuppliesOF BRANFORD Mon.-Fri. 8:30 am-6:00 pm Saturday 9am-1pm Sunday-ClosedNow accepting Blue Cross Blue Shield Health OptionsNORTH FLORIDA PHARMACY 525194-F 525152-F386-935-1728 GILCHRIST BUILDING SUPPLY INC.Hwy. 129 Bell, FL352-463-2738 1-800-543-6545525131-F Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.5:30 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m.-3 p.m.Serving the community since 1979 To advertise your business here, call Rhonda at 386-362-1734 for more information525122-FByrd's Power Equipment Sales & Service All Makes & Models11860 E. U.S. 27, Branford, FL 32008(386) 935-1544Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-5 p.m. CLOSED SATURDAYS UNTIL SPRING 557525-FDURON WILLIAMSON'S TREE SERVICEComplete tree removal, trimming, pruning, stump grinding, haul off, and bobcat service. Hazardous trees our specialty. Serving your area for over 10 years. Licensed and insured free estimatesCall 352 318 3610 or 386 935 2180560726-F L & M Scrapbooking, Crafts and More105 Suwannee Ave. SW Branford, FL 32008 386-935-2286 ZEE ANGEL BAGEL CAFE907 N. Suwannee Ave., Branford Located in front of Hospice386-935-1123 By Roger L. Burnside Toys for Kids+ really needs your help. Christmas is a time of joy and celebration; unfortunately there are many children in the Branford area that will be missing the joy of receiving Christmas presents. We are in need of toys, clothes and in some cases, food for these children. With the economy the way it is right now we are experiencing more requests than in past years. No donation is too small, if you can just provide one toy, a box of food, a winter coat or shoes it will be greatly appreciated. Anyone interested in helping us with this project can take their donations to the Branford Health Department. You may also call Karen at the Branford Health Department at 386935-1133 or Roger Burnside at 386-935-3343. Should you know of a child in need you may also call these numbers. Over the years the folks in the Branford area have brought a lot of joy to the area's children and their families, for this we thank each and every one of you. The smiles and appreciation the children express each year make this project a blessing to all.Toys for Kids+'We really need your help'The Jackson/Mackey Missionary Society of New Bethlehem A.M.E. Church of New Bethlehem A.M.E. Church, McAlpin, invites you to fellowship with us at our fifth Sunday Worship service on Sunday, November 29, at 11 a.m. Mrs. Sheryl Daniels will be the speaker. Rev. Johnnie Merrick, pastor, and Sis. Mae Devoe Fields, Missionary president. Thanksgiving Dinner will be provide by the Men's Fellowship of O'Brien Baptist Church from 12 noon until 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 26. There will be no charge to the community. The dinner will consist of traditional meats, veggies and desserts in a friendly, festive atmosphere. Transportation and delivery are available. The church is located one block west of the flashing light in O'Brien on CR 349. For more information or for transportation call 386935-4436. Ameeting to elect officers for the Branford Babe Ruth Baseball League will be held at Hatch Park Community Center tonight on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. All interested are invited to attend. Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc., a non-profit organization is seeking a location in the Branford area that could be used to serve meals to persons 60 years of age or older. Any business, organization or church that has space available and would be interested in assisting in this much needed service to the elderly population of Branford, should contact Bruce Evans, Senior Center Director, at 362-1164 or Janis Owen, Director of Client Services, at 3624115, ext. 240. Submitted The Branford area Inter Church Ministries will host a community Thanksgiving dinner on Saturday, Nov. 21 in the Community Center at Hatch Park. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Atraditional Thanksgiving dinner of turkey, ham, dressing, cranberry sauce, vegetables, sweet potato casserole, desserts and soft drinks and iced tea will be served. All are welcome to attend, regardless of age, race, social status or religion. This is a community event meant to bring us together in Thanksgiving. There will also be musical entertainment and maybe even some door prizes, and a gospel message. Come and bring a friend as we celebrate Thanksgiving in Branford! Also, on Saturday, Dec. 12 we will hold the annual Keeping Christ in Christmas Festival and Parade. Booths and entertainment will be in Hatch Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a short break for the parade. The parade will line up at the Branford High School football field. It will begin at 1 p.m. and end at Hatch Park. Vendors interested in having a booth may contact Mamie Jackson at 386935-9121. If you are interested in being part of the musical entertainment, contact Kathy Woolard at 386-935-1127 or 935-6400. For the parade, contact Debbie Yates at 386-9353131. Crafters, quilters, artist of any kind, and small business owners that work out of their home are invited to participate in the Branford Women's Club First Annual Fall Holiday Bazaar on Nov. 21. Any and all people in the surrounding counties are welcome to set up a booth or table to sell and promote their craft or small business. This event will be held at the Women's Club located on Highway 247 (Branford/Lake City Highway) just outside of Branford. Indoor space with tables provided are $12 and outside spaces (you provide table or tent) available for $8. This is our inaugural Fall Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale. The Women's Club of Branford will have for sale a large variety of baked goods that you can purchase for the upcoming Thanksgiving Day weekend. We welcome all of the surrounding communities to come set up or just come and shop for that special gift for the holiday. For more information contact Charlene Kutis at 386-935-3531 or Stevie Widdington at 386-9359276.You're invited!O'Brien Baptist Church provides community with Thanksgiving DinnerBabe Ruth meeting tonightSuwannee River Economic Council, Inc. seeking location in BranfordCommunity Thanksgiving dinner at Hatch ParkWomen's Club plans inaugural Fall Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale Model Name and Comfort Level Queen set$000 REG. SALE Twin 2 pc. set $000 $000 Full 2 pc. set $000 $000 King 3 pc. set $000 $000Plus FREE delivery FREE set-up FREE removal6 Months Same As Cash! Model Name and Comfort Level Queen set$000 REG. 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The Village Church at Advent Christian Village in Dowling Park will present its annual Christmas cantata on Saturday evening, December 12th at 6:30, Sunday morning, December 13th at 10:00 and Sunday afternoon at 3:00. Tickets for this year's program, "Make a Joyful Christmas Noise" can be obtained at no cost for the Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon performances by calling the church office at (386) 6585344. Tickets are not required for the Sunday morning performance. For over 30 years, this musical presentation has drawn people from North Florida and South Georgia. This is an inter-generational production with a cast and crew of over 75 children, teens, adults and Senior adults combining in drama and singing to capture the Christmas story in a fresh and new way each year. Athree-octave hand bell choir is also featured along with trumpets, guitar, percussion, piano and organ. If you want to begin your Christmas season with an inspirational music and worship experience, please join us. All are welcomed. CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 10ANorth FloridaCurrents 560577-F CACO58747386-362-4509www.touchtons.comSales • Service • InstallationWe offer service and repair on all makes and models of air conditioning systems. We also sell and install heating and air conditioning systems to keep your home comfortable year-round. TOUCHTON'SHEATING & AIR CONDITIONINGComfortYear-RoundFor Located at: 10156 US 90 E., Live Oak, FL 32060 • Our office is open every weekday 8 am 5 pm • When you call during office hours you will never get a recording. Deal with real people! AVAILABLE• Experienced duct system designers • Trained duct and install crews • Service-Best in the Business • 29 years in Business! DEPENDABLE• Fix it the first time • Knowledgeable staff • Provide you with an efficient system designed to meet your needs • No hidden cost HONEST 560571-FCOPELAND MEDICAL CENTERADVENT CHRISTIAN VILLAGEAT DOWLING PARK 10820 Marvin Jones Blvd., Dowling Park, FL 386-658-5300 • TDD 800-955-8771 Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. 4:30 p.m.Nasseer Masoodi, M.D. Rich Corley, PA-C Lacy Douglas, PA-CAccepting Medicare and Most Insurance, Sliding Scale Also Available Clinic: Rehab: Pharmacy OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 560565-F ACVADVENT CHRISTIAN VILLAGEAT DOWLING PARK The Suwannee River Conference & Retreat Center At We have the perfect place for your next event; corporate, church or educational retreat and family reunions. Rock on the porch while watching the Suwannee River flow by or meet in our beautiful Conference Room. Need meals to go along with your event? We have a dining/catering department that will work with you to plan the perfect menus. County Road 136, 16 miles west of Live Oak, FL. 386-658-5200, 800-371-8381 or TDD 800-955-8771 Email: registration@acvillage.net www.acvillage.net/conferences 560576-F ACV"The Village Pharmacy at Advent Christian Village offers full prescription services to the community."At the W.B. Copeland Medical Center at Advent Christian Village, modern facilities provide a comfortable setting for our experienced staff to deliver quality, fullservice medical care. Following your medical appointment, have your prescription filled on the spot and purchase over the counter medications at Village Pharmacy. Our experienced Pharmacist gives professional consultations and personalized service.V illage Pharmacy also offers free prescription delivery service within Dowling Park, as an additional convenience. Most forms of insurance accepted.ADVENT CHRISTIAN VILLAGEAT DOWLING PARK POBox 4345 • Dowling Park, FL32064 386-658-5860 • 1-800-955-8771 TTY1-800-647-3353 www.acvillage.net (386) 364-5115 932 N. Ohio Ave., Live Oak, FL 32064 * FULL SERVICE FUNERALS * CREMATIONS * PRE-ARRANGEMENTS Began serving this area in 1943 Thoughtful, Compassionate, Dignified Services Brody "Chip" Harris, III, LFD Roger A. Rathbun, LFD560564-F Family Owned & Operated by Chip & Debbie Harris Harriswww.harrisfuneralhomeinc.netFuneral Home & Cremations, Inc. 560568-F (386) 688-7488THE VILLAGE ATTICSELF STORAGE in Dowling Park Climatized/Insulated/Fenced"Everyone needs an Attic" 560574-FSuwannee Democrat211 Howard St. East, Live Oak 386-362-1734 stop mailing billWe'll gladlyyou aHow EZ Pay Benefits You1. Monthly billing doesn't tie up large amounts of money in advance. 2. Never receive another renewal notice no more checks to write or stamps to find. 3. Switch at any time prefer to go back to paying another way after trying EZ Pay? Just call us! 4. Sign up and receive one free month of home delivery service.Call us for more detailsand give you one month FREE CommunityBy Dr. Nasseer Masoodi,Medical Director,Advent Christian Village Growing old isn't easy. Caring for an elderly family member with chronic health issues can be a challenge too. Taking your loved one from one specialist to another can be a drain on your time, your pocketbook and your emotions. In the end, your loved one, whether a parent or a spouse, may not be receiving the best care possible. And you may be paying more than you need. Here's a possible solution. Consider a teambased approach. While the practice of geriatric medicine includes preventive medicine and the diagnosis and treatment of reversible diseases, it is very much dominated by the challenges of caring for patients with chronic illness. Studies like the one published in 2002 by the Institute of Medicine, Health Professions Education: A Bridge to Quality, found the best way to treat the elderly was through the team approach. Detailed analysis proves that interdisciplinary geriatric teams can provide care that is better suited to the needs of seniors than care from traditional providers. Interdisciplinary teams generally include physicians, nurse practitioners/physician assistants, and social workers, while nutritionists, speech, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, or other specialists participate on a case-by-case basis. Not only is team care beneficial, but it is cost-effective as well. Two decades ago, Advent Christian Village established a team-based approach through our Resident Care Assessment (RCA) team. We have been using this coordinated approach to care ever since. The team meets weekly and is comprised of medical staff, administrators, pastors, social service, and other support services staff, working cooperatively to manage the needs of a resident. The goal is to keep residents as independent as possible by maximizing their functionality, well-being and happiness. The delivery of quality, cost-effective medical services is critical. Accomplishing the team approach requires continuous broad education for every team member. Aphysician certified in geriatric medicine leads this effort; however, management, expertise, and commitment are required from all other disciplines. What differentiates ACV's RCA team from traditional models is the participation of administrators, home care specialists, housing managers, pastoral staff and housekeeping personnel. The RCAteam is designed to treat the whole person rather than simply their specific medical condition(s). We are concerned about an individual’s living situation, independent functioning, nutritional status and support system, and the team focuses on promoting wellness and quality of life. The goal of Resident Care Assessment is to assist the resident and his or her family in receiving care that respects the autonomy and dignity of the senior adult and address any safety issues. The team accomplishes this through the following process: Assessing physical, environmental, cognitive, spiritual and functional Mark your calendar for the Village Church annual Christmas cantata SEE A TEAM APPROACH,PAGE11A The annual Christmas cantata is coming soon.

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levels by including nutritional assessments, social interventions, communication about feelings of depression and isolation. Home safety visits to prevent falls and other injuries, which can be crucial to overall health. Geriatricians and gerontologists have long recognized that frail elderly need more than medical care to remain independent and possibly prevent disease or injury. Identifying Needs/RisksResidents considered at high risk for hospitalization, or those with deteriorating cognitive status benefit the most from this "targeted patient" technique. Use of RCAteam care leads to fewer hospitalizations and emergency room visits. Locating and managing the delivery of services that RCAcan coordinate care across different sites. This may include care in the patient's home, primary and specialty care clinics, nursing facilities and hospitals. Coordination is crucial since the elderly often have complex chronic conditions. Monitoring and adjusting the provision of services as required, which is extremely important. Teams routinely monitor medication use to eliminate unnecessary medications, ensure proper use, select alternatives with fewer side effects or alter certain combinations since the interactions could render the drugs ineffective or even harmful. Within legal limits, keeping the family informed of the resident's status changes. Spouses and children are an integral part of the informal care network. What Are the Benefits of Resident Care Assessment Services? One Stop Shopping: Service Coordinators know the available services, their cost and quality. This saves family members who live at a distance time and money. Personalized Services: Service Coordinators address the individual needs of the resident and their family by communicating with everyone involved. Accessibility: Medical staff and Service Coordinators are available to residents on daily basis; they are accustomed to responding to crisis or emergency situations. Continuity of CareService Coordinators can represent the resident and their needs to health care and service providers within and outside the Village in a consistent and reliable manner, saving time and preventing miscommunication. Quality and Cost Control: The RCAhelps prevent inappropriate hospital care and overuse of services. The team matches services to the residents’ needs and thereby contains costs. Through ongoing resident monitoring, Service Coordinators help prevent crises. Ateam approach helps to deliver high quality care in a safe and effective way. That is how we provide care at Advent Christian Village. If you have a family member who is facing these issues elsewhere, you may want to look into what kind of team-based approach is available there. Nasseer A. Masoodi MD, FACP, CMD, CPE Medical Director Health Services ACVInc. Disclaimer:This article is provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as specific medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any changes to your medical care. "I never did any real exercise until I retired. In fact, except for swimming, I avoided exercise as much as possible. I was one of those kids always chosen last for teams. After I retired in 1992, I joined a walk and stretch type class at the local YMCA where I lived. My main reason for joining the class was for weight loss, not health. However, soon I noticed an increase in energy level too. When I moved to ACVin 1997, I was thrilled that Copeland Community Center included a pool. I immediately joined the aquatics class and then a walking class. I have continued to participate ever since. In September 2008, my doctor discovered a blockage in an artery that feeds my heart. I was very surprised, since I had only had recognizable symptoms while hiking in the hills of Michigan several weeks earlier. I underwent a stent procedure that corrected the problem. My doctor told me that it had taken years for the blockage to develop, and that my exercise program (even though I started later in life) had saved me from a heart attack and resulting heart damage. I am so thankful that I live in a place where these classes are offered, that they are based on good research and that they are fun. If they were not, I probably would have chosen not to participate and my quality of life would likely be much less than it is today." --Tib Henderson ACV MemberCYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 11ANorth Florida 560575-FContact: Fred DeVane(386) 658-3189 BUTTERFIELD ACRES HOME FOR SALE: 10238 CR 136, 2BR/2BA, 1051 Sq Ft, Brick/H ardy Board construction, inside laundry room, fire place, single car garage, being sold AS IS. With minor improvements can be a great retirement home near ACV. Only $105,000, MLS # 69629. BEAUTIFUL BRICK 3/2 split plan, 1888 Sq Ft, landscaped with fruit trees and many flowering plants, Cathedral & Tray ceilings, dining room with breakfast bar, built in central vacuum system, FIRST CLASS, Dowling Park Area, MLS 68870 $260,000. EXTENDED W ARRANTY: 3BR/2BA 2030 sq. ft. home with extended warranty on eight Sears appliances, through 9/30/12. Also equipped with automatic standby generator and electronic air cleaning system. Split floor plan, large Florida Room, kitchen pantry. MLS # 70448 $260,000. SMALL BRICK HOME 1568 Sq. Ft., 2BR/2BA, Built in 2004, excellent condition, two car garage, breakfast r oom, inside laundry room with storage, screened back porch, rear buffer zone. MLS #70848, $195,000. LOTS OF EXTRAS 3BR/2BA, 2011 Sq. Ft. brick home with many extras, Including: hardwood floors, oak kitchen cabinets, inside laundry room, 13'X30' Florida Room, back 11'x30' screened porch with awning, split floor plan, plus more. MLS # 70435, $265,000. DOWLING PARK NORTH Ð 3BR/2BA Mobile Home on 1 A lot. Split floor plan, Cathedral Ceilings, inside laundry room/washer & dryer, extra large kitchen with many cabinets, 10'x20' metal storage bldg,/shop, 21'x20' detached carport, EXCELLENT CONDITION, MLS #69353, $98,000 UPDATED AND REPAINTED 1246 Sq Ft, 2BR/1BA with Fla. room plus family room, concrete block, metal roof, kitchen and bath updated with new cabinets and floor coverings, LR. & BR. floor coverings updated with carpet and laminate floor cover ings, . 34A, close to ACV, MLS 72038, $117,500. 560573-FAvailability of vacant positions is subject to change. For the most current listing, please call 658-5627. Application to some positions at Advent Christian Village can be competitive; satisfaction of prerequisite requirements determines which candidates are selected for interviews. All offers for employment are conditional pending the successful results of post-offer / pre-hire drug screening, TB screening, simple physical examination, criminal background verification, and reference verification. retirement onsite day care & fitness facilities holidays, vacations, and sick time health, dental, and disability insurance a chance to join a service-oriented Christian organizationGenerous Benefits for Full-time Positions IncludeAdvent Christian Village658-JOBS (5627) (audible recording) 10680 Dowling Park Drive Live Oak, FL 32060PT food service staff in various settings including seasonal, institutional, and cafeteria. Prior experience in institutional or cafeteria food service a plus but not required. FT EMT supervisor; evenings/weekends to oversee EMT/Security department; Valid Florida EMT certification, Florida driver's license, and CPR certification required; must work as EMT as initial emergency responder for community medical / security emergencies for some shift coverage. FT / PT EMT ; evenings/weekends; initial emergency responder for community medical / security emergencies. Valid Florida EMT certification; Florida driver's license, and CPR certification required. FT laundry supervisor in long-term care setting; high school diploma or equivalent and Completed employment applications are required from individuals requesting consideration for hire. Resumes can be accepted prior to an application and can be forwarded by way of ACV's web page at www.ACVillage.net (employment link), fax (386) 658-5160), by postal mail (P O Box 4312, Dowling Park, 32064), or by personal delivery. Please specify a field of interest or area of expertise at the time of application. Should a vacancy develop, applications / resumes on file and less than 90 days old are available for immediate review. 560581-FE-Mail: danielsfuneralhome@hotmail.com Web Page: www.danielsfuneralhome.com Live Oak1126 Ohio Ave. North 386-362-4333 Branford408 Suwannee Ave. 386-935-1124 Ask around. You'll discover why families call us in their time of need.DANIELS • Sincere Compassion• A name you can trust• Personal ServiceOur family serving yours since 1948.Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc. "If you can't live at home, this is the next best place to live! Everyone here is so good to the residents." When you or your loved one need assistance with the tasks of daily living, consider Dacier Manor Assisted Living Facility (ALF #7641). Our loving, qualified staff is on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. And our secure, comforting atmosphere allows our residents to maintain the highest level of self-care. Our residents enjoy a variety of activities and a supportive environment. Call us today for more information or to schedule a free tour. (386) 658-5552560572-F Jim DavisPh: 386-658-1433Village Square Advent Christian Village Dowling Park, Florida Tax Services Investment & Financial Planning Accounting & Bookkeeping ServicesCertified Public Accountant560569-F Live Oak Tractor Co. Live Oak Tractor Co.Hwy. 129 South, Live OakNothing runs like a Deere.386-362-1113560579-F Hal A. AirthATTORNEY AT LAW112 West Howard Street P.O. Box 448 Live Oak, FL 32064 Office: 386-362-4912 Residence: 386-362-4654 Fax: 386-364-4915560580-FReal Estate, Wills & Trust A team approach to senior adult well-beingContinued From Page 10AMY STORY: Tib Henderson CurrentsCommunity

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 12ANorth Florida 386-362-4012500 West Howard Street (US 90), Live OakAUTOMOTIVE NOW AT FREE DELIVERY for the first 50 miles from the Lot NO CREDIT CHECK556110-F Louis "Preston" Skinner October 25,1948 November 14,2009Louis 'Preston' Skinner, 61, of Live Oak, FL passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2009 of a short illness. The lifelong resident of Live Oak retired from PCS after 30 years. Mr. Skinner enjoyed racing, riding motorcycles, and working on his cars. He was of the Baptist Faith. Mr. Skinner is survived by his wife: Ruthie Jane Whitley, Live Oak, FL; two daughters: Stephanie Depriest, Madison, FL, Kimberly Renfroe, Lake Butler, FL; three sons: Donnie Skinner, Macon, GA, Donnie Deas, Live Oak, FL, Sean Skinner, Live Oak, FL; five sisters: Maudell Genaue, Lake City, FL, Elizabeth Webb, Live Oak, FL, Mary Sheryl Edge, Live Oak, FL, Glenda Faye Adcock, Thomasville, GA, Patricia Strickland, Cairo, GA; one brother: Bo Skinner, Lake City, FL; eight grandchildren; two greatgrandchildren. Services for Mr. Skinner were held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at Daniels Memorial Chapel with Rev. J.H. Brown officiating. Interment followed in Live Oak Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Haven Hospice. Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Live Oak, in charge of all arrangements.Please sign the online guestbook. Go to www.suwanneedemocrat.com and click on obituaries______________________ Robert M. "Robby" Robbins,Sr. November 7,1934 October 30,2009Robert M. "Robby" Robbins, Sr., 74, Live Oak, Fl passed away Friday, October 30, 2009 after short illness. The Bell County, Tx native moved to Live Oak from Georgetown, Tx in 1974. Mr. Robbins was a twentyyear retired Chief Petty Officer while serving in the Navy and a Vietnam Veteran. He was of Baptist Faith. Mr. Robbins is survived by his wife; Sue Robbins, Live Oak, Fl; three daughters: Theresa Kirkham, Dallas, Tx, Frankie (Larry) Garner, Dallas, Tx, Susan "Nikki" (Gene) Marasco, St. Pete Beach, Fl; two sons: Robert M. Robbins, Jr., Live Oak, Fl, Rory ( Kayla) Robbins, Tallahassee, Fl; one sister: Helyne (Vic) Knauth, Weir, Tx; one brother: Howell Robbins, Lewiston, Ma; eleven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services were held at 11:00 am on Tuesday , November 3, 2009 at Daniels Memorial Chapel with Rev. Larry Harris officiating. Interment followed in the Live Oak Cemetery. Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. Live Oak is in Charge of All Arrangements.Please sign the online guestbook. Go to www.suwanneedemocrat.com and click on obituaries______________________Mabel Amelia Long May 22,1912 November 14,2009Mabel Amelia Long age 97, of Live Oak, FL passed away Sat. Nov. 14, 2009 at her home in Live Oak, FL. She is survived by her son, Gary Long of Live Oak, FL. Graveside services were held at 11:00 AM, Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 in the Live Oak Cemetery. Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc. of Live Oak (386-364-5115) was in charge of all arrangements.Please sign the online guestbook. Go to www.suwanneedemocrat.com and click on obituaries______________________ Paul Franklin Pruett September 1,1938 November 14,2009Paul Franklin Pruett, 71 of O'Brien, FL passed away Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, at his home in O'Brien, FL. He was a highly decorated retired U.S. Army Major. Visitation will be held this evening from 5 to 7 PM at Harris Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Thurs. Nov. 19th in the Jacksonville National Cemetery, Jacksonville, FLwith full Military Rites conducted at the graveside. Please visit our website to sign the guest book at www.harrisfuneralhomeinc. net. Harris Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc.,932 N. Ohio Ave., Live Oak,386364-5115 is in charge of all arrangements.Please sign the online guestbook. Go to www.suwanneedemocrat.com and click on obituaries______________________ By Lucille Bobiney Heinrich There are many types of willow trees but there is no willow more popular or easily identified by its exceptional shape and loveliness as the Babylonian, or "weeping" species (Salix babylonica) which originated in Asia. Weeping Willows with their arched limbs and delicate leaves are magnificent, and can be grown successfully in our growing zone. Like all trees, they have limitations and problems, but planted in the right area such as along lakes, rivers, wetlands, or retention ponds. These lovely trees can be breathtaking, and they can add value to your property. The weeping willow is not a tree to be planted in small city lots; in its search for water, it will invade septic tanks, sewer and storm lines and drain fields. It is fast growing, maintenance free, and while it likes water, can withstand mild drought. Weeping Willows have widespread roots that help prevent soil erosion, provide shade, and are very adaptable and will thrive in most soil types except for those that are very fast draining and very dry. The tree can be somewhat messy in that it drops twigs and leaves and its brittle branches break off in storms. These trees are easy to propagate. Just break off a small branch, put in water and soon the roots will appear below the water line. These trees can grow to a height of 40 feet and have a life span of 35-40 years. Poets write about this tree. It is found in many paintings and in literature throughout the world as symbols of grief, death, and sadness. During his exile on the Isle of St. Helena, Napoleon took comfort under the shade of a Weeping Willow, and upon his death, was buried under this tree. In William Shakespeare's Hamlet, the character Ophelia climbed a willow tree growing over a river and drowned when the branch to which she was clinging broke. There are over 400 species of willows, and willow wood is used to make many items including baskets, boxes, furniture, flutes, whistles, broom handles, and fish traps. Willow trees produce a milky sap that contains salicylic acid, which was found to sooth headaches and reduce fever but the acid caused too much stomach upset. In 1897, Felix Hoffman created a synthetic version, which was gentle on the stomach, and his company, Bayer, produced his invention under the name of aspirin. Gardening Tips from the Live Oak Garden Club'Willow, willow, weep for me'Weeping Willow on corner of Conner Street and US 90. Courtesy photo Greater Visions Support GroupAddiction Support Group: Greater Visions faith-based addictions support group meets at the Grace Manor Restaurant. Meetings are held on Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m. This group provides spiritual and emotional support in a non-judgmental setting. Come experience the freedom from addictions that is found in Christ. Greater Visions is an outreach of Christ Central-Live Oak. For more information contact 208-1345.Seasonal flu vaccines available to eligible veteransThrough Jan. 29 In an effort to reduce the impact of the seasonal flu and connected illness, enrolled/eligible veterans may obtain a seasonal flu vaccination through Jan. 29 at the Lake City VAMedical Center. This is an especially challenging influenza season this year. Many people suffer severe consequences from the flu. It is very important for every veteran to get his or her flu shot. The flu shot is the only measure of protection from the influenza virus. Find us on Facebook

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T eeth that have gone brownish may not noticeably improve and teeth that are gray may not change at all. Veneers or bonding may be the only way to change their appearance. Talk with your dentist about ways to enhance your smile.Presented as a service to the community by 506906-FASK DR. MANTOOTH362-6556 (800) 829-6506HERBERT C. MANTOOTH, D.D.S., P.A.602 Railroad Ave. Live Oak, FL WHITER TEETH ReflectionsWhere customer service is our #1 priority Monday Saturday 101 Suwannee Ave., Live Oak364-5331 • Cut/Style • Highlights • Perms • Lowlights • Waxing • Style Products AvailableWalk-ins Welcome537015-F He displayed a photo of Votano's shattered face lying in the dirt just after the accident that took his life on CR 137. Then, a second photo showed Votano's lifeless body, lying outstretched. "He ended up like this in the Jacksonville morgue ... broken, battered, bruised up and dead," Jacobsen impressed to the jurors. Defense attorney John Hendrick tried a different approach. "This case is a tragedy. No one is happy," he said. "You've heard a lot of math and equations in this trial, but there is only one simple equation that matters in the end: Reasonable doubt = not guilty," he said as he wrote the formula on a whiteboard. He reiterated the crux of his defense of Davis. "We all go off the side of the road sometimes, for many reasons, but does that necessarily mean we're driving reckless?" he asked. "Sometimes it's careless, and there's a big difference between careless and reckless driving." "Careless," he said, "is unintentional," but reckless means "there's an intent to harm. Yes, Mr. Davis might have acted with a bit of carelessness, but does that give you enough reason to go and find him guilty." During the trial a major area of dissension arose from the FHPofficers'report, which stated that there were 181 feet of shadow marks on the highway at the crash scene. The marks were used to determine the actual braking point and trajectory of the impact zone. Prosecution witnesses Sgt. Bruce Simmons, Cpl.. Jesse Stalnaker and Sgt. Kevin Pace all testified that the information in the report was correct to the best of their knowledge from the data they collected at the scene dealing in their area of expertise and with accident reconstruction. Attorney Hendrick called to the stand witness Allen Stokes, a forensic consultant in accident reconstruction, who countered parts of the FHPofficers'testimony. "Generally shadow marks only go for about 10 feet," Stokes said. "They're cold tread marks left before tires heat up on the pavement and leaves skid marks ... 181 feet of shadow marks is impossible," he argued. The matter was never clearly resolved, although that didn't hinder jurors from reaching their verdict. "If the verdict is Ônot guilty'there is no justice in this county," said Ruby Votano. The Votano family was relieved at the jury's decision Thursday. "I feel good about it," said Frank Votano, Joshua's father. "In some ways justice has been served and in others I don't believe it has." The family said there were a number of important factors left out of the case. "I do feel sorry for (Donald's) parents because I know what they're going through. They'll lose him for a few years, but I've lost my son for life." The Davis family was noticeably shaken after the verdict was read. Davis'mother, Debra Davis, wept on the arm of the person standing at her side. At the start of trial Thursday, she said she hoped her son, who was handling the situation "as well as could be expected" walked away not guilty. That was not the case, however. Donald Davis will likely serve a minimum of 10 years in prison, a maximum of 15, which is the usual sentence carried in these type cases, Jacobsen said. Sentencing is set for 11 a.m. on Dec. 3.Guilty verdict in fatal crash Continued From Page 1A enue, as well as the two juveniles were allegedly banging on windows and doors in the area around Bryson Street, "trying to find somebody to beat up," said Davis. Davis said LOPD received two calls about the suspects sometime after 11 a.m. He said when patrol cars arrived in the area the four ran into a home on Bryson Street without the owner's permission. Jenkins then allegedly ran north from the home toward Duval Street in the area of Lee Avenue. Davis said Jenkins was apprehended moments later in the area of Jackson Avenue. Cruz and the two juveniles were apprehended at the home on Bryson, according to Davis. They were charged with burglary. Jenkins was additionally charged with resisting arrest with violence.Four arrested on burglary chargesContinued From Page 1A In a second incident, about 45 minutes later, officers responded to a report of a home invasion robbery at 417 Horne Avenue SW. Three male and two female victims told officers that three suspects kicked open the back door to the residence, and once inside, displayed handguns before gaining control of the victims. The victims reported several items stolen that included cell phones, more than $300 in cash, and wallets belonging to the victims, according to police. The suspects, who were described as three black males in their early 20s, all wearing black hoodies and blue jeans (or dark pants), fled on foot, officers reported. It was not clear whether the two incidents were related. Police ask that anyone with information regarding the two events contact LOPD at 386-3627463 or call Suwannee County Crime Stoppers at 386-208-8477.3 armed suspects sought in robberiesContinued From Page 1A claimed, failed delivery tax refund checks, according to recent IRS documents. The IRS has reported over $15 million in undeliverable tax refund checks in the state, $29,784 in Suwannee County alone. "The checks were returned to the IRS by the U.S. Postal Service due to mailing address errors," according to IRS Florida spokesperson Mike Dobzinski. "Refund checks go astray for reasons that vary with each taxpayer," Dobzinski said. "Many times it's because a life change, such as a marriage or divorce, causes an address change. If a taxpayer moves and does not notify the IRS or the U.S. Postal Service, a check sent to their last known address is returned to the IRS." Nationally, 107,831 refunds totaling $123.5 million were returned to the IRS this year. The average undelivered check totaled $1,148, compared to $990 last year, the IRS reported. To avoid check delivery failure, taxpayers are asked to ensure their correct address by filing the IRS change of address Form 8822. Forms are available at www.irs.gov or by calling 1-800-829-3676. The following people are listed in Suwannee for undelivered tax refund checks: Kimberly Botbyl; Kimberly M. Burnett; Don Charles; Joel W. Howard Sr.; Ervin R. Jackson; Kimberly S. Law; Carolyn G. Meeks; Ruben and Amanda Morales; Thomas L. White; Kendall Mason; and Lloyd A. Macklin. Taxpayers due for a refund are asked to go online at www.irs.gov and click on the link "Where's My Refund." Social security number, filing status and refund amount information is required to proceed. Taxpayers can also call 1-800829-1954 to check on the status of their refund. Taxpayers checking on their refund by phone will be given instructions on how to update their address.Unclaimed tax refund checks total $30K in Suwannee Continued From Page 1A by others." He now joins a Gainesville-based civil firm. Rod Smith, former Eighth Circuit State Attorney, is also a member of the firm. Aresident of Live Oak, Blair's position as state attorney put him at the forefront of criminal prosecution in seven counties including Columbia, Dixie, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee and Taylor, as well as representing the state of Florida in various civil and criminal matters. Topping the list is the 1980 trial and ultimate execution of serial killer Ted Bundy, who confessed to the murder of 28 women and girls, including two Florida State sorority members and a Lake City, girl, Kimberly Leach. Continued From Page 1ABlair back in private practice"We do not have the political clout to stop it if someone wants to take our water," said Webster. Still, North Florida citizens are going to try. Before the forum was over a group action meeting had already been set up for Tuesday morning at the Ft. White community center. "The era of cheap water is gone," said Webster. "The state is going to have to pay more. You cannot take water without harming resources." Webster sited desalination and better conservation practices as alternative solutions to Tampa's water shortage. As for our own dwindling aquifer, the Suwannee River Water Management District along with the St. Johns River Water Management District are working towards a plan that will eventually put Florida's aquifers "back on track." Already, SRWMD has been in the process of a district wide water supply assessment. "We have determined there will not be sufficient water to meet future needs in the Upper Santa Fe Basin," said Webster. "This is the red flag, this is the warning." The new plan will mean a new permitting strategy for municipalities, as well as stricter conservation measures for homeowners and businesses. The increasing population in northeastern Florida and advancing industry and other economicWater woes won't go awayContinued From Page 1A development has led to a rapid increase in water demand. In a previous Democrat article, SRWMD Executive Director David Still stated that North Florida must improve the design and management of water resource technologies, find alternative water supplies, and adopt stricter water conservation technologies. "Hopefully once implemented things will get back on track," he said. However, with Tampa's eye on the Floridian aquifer, the future of the Suwannee River Basin's water supply remains hazy, expressed water management officials. Part 2,which will appear in Friday's Democrat, concerns the other topic addressed at Monday night's forum:new EPA guidelines governing nutrient levels in runoff from lawns,ranches and farms. Staff Tallahassee resident Eddie Hendry has formally announced his candidacy for the 2nd Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Hendry is seeking the seat currently held by Allen Boyd. Hendry emphasized what he called "irresponsible and out of control federal spending, a current tax system that is in need of a complete overhaul, and a growing and complete disregard for the founding principles and values found in the U.S. Constitution" as key factors fueling his candidacy. Eddie HendryHendry announces run for Congress

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Presented by: The Suwannee DemocratATHLETE OF THE WEEK 804 S. Ohio Ave. & 1102 N. Ohio, Live Oak • 386-362-3433 11035 County Rd. 136, Dowling Park • 386-658-6488 www.ffsb.com Go to www.suwanneedemocrat.com for athlete's profileRyne Turner By Jeff Watersjeff.waters@gaflnews.comThe Bulldogs were shut out by the Columbia County Tigers 45-0 Friday night. The Oaken Bucket will stay in Lake City for another year. Columbia put 13 points on the board in the first half. The Tigers'first score came on a one-yard drive with a little over four minutes to go in the first quarter. The second touchdown was on a two-yard run early in the second. Suwannee tried putting three on the board in the beginning of the third but Austin O'Connor's field goal attempt was blocked. Columbia scored at will in the second half, the final touchdown coming on a 29-yard pass play. The Bulldogs end the season 4-6, 2-3 in District 2-2A. The 4ATigers improve to 7-2, 4-0 in District 4-4A. CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new Section BWednesday, November 18, 2009Suwannee Democrat North Florida Complete Septic Tank Services and Pump OutsLicensed & InsuredCall 386-364-54858596 US 90 E, Live Oak www.lundysseptic.com558421-FWe're #1 in the #2 Business! Whether it be Friday Night, Saturday, Sunday or Monday night, we all get an opportunity to coach football. Now mind you the coach's chances of calling your play are as likely as finding O.J.'s knife. But nonetheless we are hellbent on the criticism that is to follow. Friday evening the coach's calls were critiqued and actually after simple explanation the calls weren't awful but the execution left something to be desired. Sunday night if you stayed up late enough once again you got to critique. This was not some non-district game, Pop Warner, or Florida versus Montana State, this was the NFL. The undefeated Indianapolis Colts led by Peyton Manning versus the New England Patriots led by Tom Brady. The Pats seemed to have game in hand. After By Stephenie Livingstonstephenie.livingston @gaflnews.comThe Branford Buccaneers and the Lafayette Hornets played with equal grit Friday night as they battled it out for "The Helmet." Both teams suffered multiple injuries but stood strong regardless, until the Hornets came up short in the final minutes of the game. And so, for the first time since 2004 and only the third time in the last 20 years, the Buccaneers came out on top with a 32-20 win over the Hornets. "I have a lot of respect for coach Pearson and his program, we felt like we would get their best effort, so our challenge was to fight back," said Coach Bill Wiles of the Buccaneers. "We did. We battled the whole game." With the Hornet defense getting off to a rocky start Friday night, the Bucs scored quickly in the first quarter on a 39-yard run by Trent Thomson . The Hornets came back with a 23-yard touchdown pass from Nick Submitted Ashley Horn is a 12year-old 7th grader at BHS who started running varsity cross country last year. At the end of the season she was named Most Friday was Senior Night for Suwannee and Branford both. See photos in Friday's Democrat .Suwannee falls 45-0BHS cross country runner Ashley Horn can't be stoppedBucs stop Hornets, 32-20Ashley Horn is both a runner (above) and a cheerleader. Courtesy photosÔThe Helmet' comes back to BranfordSPORTS COMMENTARYThemSportaboutBy Tom DanielsOaken Bucket will stay put in Lake CityA 12-year-old with plenty of driveBulldogs Buccaneers SEESPORTABOUT,PAGE3B SEEBUCS STOP,PAGE5B SEEA 12-YEAR-OLD, PAGE3BA 12-year-old with plenty of driveS S t t o o r r y y b b e e l l o o w wJimmie Taylor under pressure. Photos:Paul Buchanan SuwanneeSports.comSuwannee's Xavier Perry (23) blocks a pass. Willie Clemons (23) runs around the Lafayette defense. Photo:Paula LivingstonHere come the Bucs! Photo:Shelly FletcherShaquille Williams (22) takes down a Lafayette Hornet while Matt Dickerson (68) looks on. Photo:Lawanna Gaylard

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 2BSPORTS North Florida 558419-FDON'T MISS THIS! Everything on Sale 10,20,30,40,50% off NEW HOURS: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m. 6 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m. 5 p.m. CLOSED WED. & SUN. 500869-F Suwannee falls 45-0A Suwannee defender stops a Columbia County Tiger. Joey Dukes (70) and Ed Hines on defense. Photos:Paul Buchanan SuwanneeSports.comThe Bulldogs wait for the snap.

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 3BSPORTS North Florida FOODSTORESPrices in effect thru 11/30/09Country Home MILK Assorted Grades Sunbeam Sandwich Slice BREAD Giant Loaf2 FOR $4 Kellogg's or General MillsCEREALSAssorted$299Gustafson's Farm ORANGE JUICE Half Gallon2FOR$4 Blue Bell ICE CREAM Half Gallon Assorted2 FOR $10 You can save $ at S&SLook for Santa's Toybox Giveaway Coming Soon! $299Gallon Box COCA-COLA BRANDS 12 pack Cans3 FOR $11or $4.29 each 386-362-4012500 West Howard Street (US 90), Live Oak Now atAUTOMO TIVE GRADY  S AUTOMOTIVE GRADY  S 559416-F LAST DAY TO ORDER 4-WHEELERS IS DEC. 14Wild Fire ATVs, Motorcycles, Dirtbikes & Kids 4-WheelersPlus tax, tag & title Only 32K miles, Remainder of 100,000 mile Factory Warranty Price good through Saturday, Nov. 2107 Suzuki Reno 5 dr.05 Suzuki ForenzaRemainder of 100,000 mile Factory Warranty$5,995 New shipment of Dirt Bikes, 4 Wheelers & Helmets have just arrived! One Monthly fee includes: Office visit, physical exam with ECG Weekly B12 injections with fat burning amino acids! Counseling regarding diet, exercise and other lifestyle changes, Appetite suppressant medicationThere is time to fit into your party clothes. Be healthier through losing the extra weight responsibly! Start this week! Optimal Healthat Three Rivers Medical In Branford, FL(It is not necessary to become a patient of Three Rivers Medical to participate in the Optimal Health Program.)Call 386-935-1607 for more information and appointment! 536106-F Valuable Runner. Ashley has come in first in every race she's run this year (Cedar Key, Cedar Key Inv., Ft. White, N. Florida Inv., Suwannee). When asked where her inspiration comes from, she replied "from my big brother, Ryan." "He always tells me to put God first, and believe that I can accomplish anything that I put my mind too." Ashley's favorite subject in school is math, she says "because it makes me think." Ashley says she doesn't know what she wants to be when she grows up, but she is enjoying being a 12 year old and whatever she grows up to be, she hopes Continued From Page 1BA 12-year-old with plenty of driveall this is a team that had an undefeated regular season. The only 18-1 team that owned the rights to 19-0. The Pats, the guys who beat Joe Gibbs without mercy, laid 50 points on the Titans in a half, spied on their opponents. They were certainly capable of holding a 17-point lead in the fourth quarter. Wrong! With a little more than two minutes, on his own 28-yard line, with 4th and 2 yards to go, Coach Belichick rolled the dice. It came up snake eyes, you lose. Peyton Manning was able to find the endzone from 29 yards away and the Colts remained undefeated. Why, Coach? Sometimes people are ruined by success. Coach Belichick has a 78 percent success rate on fourth down. The Colts were not the Bucs or Lions, but throw caution to the wind. That's why they get paid the big bucks. Most other coaches might be seeking employment today, but not Coach Belichick. His was a calculated risk because he had won a Super Bowl or two. Any other coach would be classified an idiot. Had coach been successful another legend would have grown into mythical proportions and I would have nothing to write. A legend was born but it will be more about goblins and trolls then princesses and knights. So even the best, whether they be named Bobby, Stevie, Vince, or Belichick make mistakes. We should be thankful these men are not heart surgeons or worst yet accountants. Continued From Page 1BSPORTS COMMENTARYThemSportaboutBy Tom Daniels Suwannee falls 45-0that it makes people smile and be happy. By the way, Ashley is an honor student, JV cheerleader, JVbasketball player, and she runs track. Good luck, Ashley, and Go Bucs! TOP: The Bulldogs take down a Tiger. ABOVE: Suwannee Spirit was alive Friday night. Photos:Paul Buchanan SuwanneeSports.com

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009 PAGE 4B SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAKNorth Florida Now THAT'S Something To Smile About!500232-FThank you for submitting this week's SMILE photograph!Submit your photo for publication to:Suwannee DemocratP.O. Box 370, Live Oak, FL 32064 Mimi's angel!Addyson Norris,2 years old Stormy weather? Check out the weather radar on our homepage at www.suwanneedemocrat.com . When bad weather is on the horizon, the weather radar appears to keep you in touch and on top of things. While you're there,clicktheweatherlink. 522223-F 560553-F !"#! $%$&!% 551304-F SPORTS Suwannee LegalsPUBLIC NOTICE OF SALE THE STORAGE PLACE LOCATED ON HIGHWAY 27 IN BRANFORD,FLORIDA ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC SALE TO BE HELD ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21,2009 AT 9:00 A.M. THE SALE WILL BE HELD AT THE STORAGE PLACE FACILITY IN BRANFORD,FLORIDA. THE SALE IS BEING HELD TO SATISFY A LANDLORD'S LIEN.EVERYTHING SOLD IS PURCHASED "AS IS" "WHERE IS"FOR CASH.THE STORAGE PLACE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL ANY PUBLIC SALE THAT IS ADVERTISED.ALSO, THE STORAGE PLACE HAS THE RIGHT TO NO SALE A UNIT IF DEEMED NECESSARY.THE UNITS BEING SOLD ARE AS FOLLOWS: U97 JAMES LEFEVER U22 TRAVIS RILEY U118 VICTORIA HOLMES U109 NIKKI WOJCIK U04JAMES HARRISON 11/6, 11, 13 ATTENTION COMCAST CABLE CUSTOMERS Effective December 17, 2009, Comcast will add the following HD channels to the HD Digital Starter level of service on the channel lineup:Bravo HD, channel 430; The Weather Channel HD, channel 441; Nickelodeon HD, channel 443;Spike TV, channel 452;Comedy Central HD, channel 453;Lifetime HD, channel 459; CNBC HD, channel 470;QVC HD, channel 471;MTV HD, channel 473;VH1 HD, channel 474;BET HD, channel 475; and CMT HD, channel 476.A preview of these services may be seen by customers with an HD box subscribing to at least HD Digital Starter tier prior to the effective date. These changes affect current and new residential and commercial subscribers serviced by Comcast in Lake City, Live Oak, FL and surrounding areas. Certain services are available separately or as a part of other levels of service. Limited Basic Service subscription is required to receive other levels of service.A converter is required to receive digital service and, unless it is specifically included in the package, is available for an additional fee.Not all programming is available in all areas.For information about adding these or other Comcast services please call 1-800-2662278. 11/18 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09,FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, Kno w Th yself as Soul F oundation, Inter national desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Edition Naam USA Located at 16753 16th Street in the county of Suw annee in the city of Liv e Oak, Flor ida, 32060 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Live Oak, Florida, this 18th day of November, 2009. 11/18 Bucs stop Hornets, 32-20 CLOCKWISE FROM TOP: The Bucs dominated on this play. Photo:Paula LivingstonThe Bucs and Hornets congratulate each other on a job well done. Photo:Paula LivingstonThe BHS cheerleaders. Photo:Shelly FletcherBHS Principal Ted Roush (left) accepts ÔThe Helmet' from LHS Principal Stewart Hancock. Photo:Lawanna GaylardBranford celebrates their 32-20 win. Photo:Lawanna Gaylard

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James Carter Sales Joey Arvidson Sales Ronald Mc Neal Sales Tim WilsonSales SPORTS Bracewell to Brooks Laminack with less than two minutes left in the first. The Bucs came back early in the second quarter with a five-yard run for a touchdown by Kyle Certain . The kick was blocked. The Hornets picked up a touchdown by Antwan Brown with less than a minute left in the first half. However, Kyle Certain's pass to Josh Kirby in the third quarter quickly broke the halftime 13-13 tie, while Perry sat on the sidelines with a sprained ankle. Brown then made the crowd go wild with an 82yard kickoff return for a score. The Hornets failed to produce after they got the ball back on a missed 42yard field goal attempt by Carlos Negrete . Branford responded with a touchdown by Certain against a Hornet defense that had previously given up an average of less than two touchdowns per game. The Hornets intercepted the ball just before Lafayette sophomore lineman Tyler Brown went down after a hit. The crowd was quiet as Brown lay immobilized for 20 minutes. Brown was alert as he was loaded into an ambulance while his team prayed in a huddle on the field. After TylerBrown's injury, an on-target pass from Bracewell to Antwan Brown , gained 20-plus yards. The Hornets'chances to score looked hopeful. However, after several incomplete passes, the Hornets failed to score. Perry sealed the deal with a huge 70-yard sprint for a touchdown. "I didn't feel like I did what I was capable of," said Nick Bracewell . "We played good, although I don't think we came in ready to play. We were thinking about playoffs, we didn't focus on Branford." Lafayette Coach Joey Pearson gave the Bucs credit for the win. "Branford played a great Continued From Page 1BBucs stop Hornetsgame and deserved to win," said Pearson. "We had some opportunities to win the game, but we could not get them off the field on third downs and didn't score when we got down in the red zone." "In a close game it comes down to a few plays and we just didn't get it done. We now have to rebound and get ready for a very good Jefferson County team in the first round of the playoffs," said Pearson. Wiles was proud of his team's hard-fought win against what he called a "well coached and classy outfit." "Our offense has been good all year and we expected to move the ball," he said. "We had three or four big plays at critical times that turned the momentum in our favor. We ran the ball well enough that our play action had a chance and we made three big plays with it. But in the end it was our defense that made enough plays to win the game." At the line of scrimmage. Photo:Shelly Fletcher

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new North FloridaNorth Florida FocusNFCC:Students get involved at Club Expo, Pages 14-15Dowling Park:Duo pianists Nielson and Young coming to DP, Page 10 News • Entertainment • Classifieds November 18 & 19, 2009Serving Hamilton, Lafayette and Suwannee Counties www.nflonline.com NICE AREA, NICE PRICE 2/1 brick home w/ family room, hardwood floors, new roof & hot water heater, corner lot, 1 year home owner warranty. Only $89,900. Call Carolyn Spilatore, 386208-4828. MLS#72561 JUST REDUCED! GET THE BOAT READY! Located on the Withlacoochee and only 1 mile from a paved boat ramp. One of the highest lots in area. Asking $29,000. Call Anita Handy, 386-2085877. Lot 3 NE River Park, Lee, Fl. MLS#54767 RIVER FRONTAGE: 2+ acres on the beautiful Suwannee River, near public boar ramp and springs. GREAT VIEWS! Buildable lot. $79,500. Call Ronnie Poole, 386-208-3175. MLS#66016 THIS 3/1 is located within 2 miles of the City Limits. Convenient to schools & shopping. Situated on over 1/2 acre, this yard is chained link fenced with huge granddaddy oaks. This would make an ideal starter or retirement home. Quiet and peaceful neighborhood. $94,500. Call Irvin Dees, 386-208-4276 MLS#72395 LOOKING FOR COUNTRY LIVING? This cozy 3/2 home on 5 acres is located in McAlpin and is the right place for you. Property is fenced, only 1/2 mile from paved road. $132,900. Call Elizabeth Pineda, 386-590-6446. MLS#71928 OLD VICTORIAN, Renovated with very little left to do. Hardwood floors, large rooms, several fireplaces. A must see. PRICED TO SELL! $79,900. Call Vicki Prickitt, 386-590-1402 MLS#72962RIDE WATER MGT PR OPERTY Located only a mile from Anderson Springs with miles of marked equine riding trails! Beautiful 2004 manufactured home 3BR, 2BA on 4 manicured acres awaits you. $105,000. Call Cathy Collins 208-4150 MLS#70966 LOCATION, LOCATIONand a great buy only 2 miles from Live Oak on paved road in Old Sugar Mill Farms Subdivision. 10 acres at $52,000. Call Sherrel McCall, 386-688-7563. MLS#68420 40 ACRESplanted pines 14-16 years old. High & Dry, located in McAlpin. Country setting & only 1/2 mile from paved road. Recently surveyed. Only $2,800 per acre. Bring Offers! $112,000. Call Elizabeth Pineda, 386-590-6446. MLS#69712 JUST LISTED20 acres with planted pines with enough hardwoods for that perfect homesite. Private and secluded complete with well, septic, and power pole. Located just off 193rd (Clayland Rd) this property is offered at just $79,900. Call Irvin Dees, 386208-4276 MLS#72847 GOOD LOCATION! This 3 bedroom, 2 bath 1,981 sq.ft. home is close to town on CR 136 West with paved road frontage. Complete with a 28x16 shop/storage. Garage has been converted into extra room. $149,500. Call Ronnie Poole, 386-208-3175. MLS#69889 DELIGHTFULLY CLOSE! ZIP TO SHOPPING. 3/2 split floor planm LR, DR, FR, fireplace, 2 car carport, concrete circle drive, paved road, seller will pay $1,500 towards closing cost. $99,500. Call Glenda McCall, 386-208-5244 MLS#71683 127 Howard Street E., Live Oak, FL Phone: 386-362-4539 Toll Free: 1-800-557-7478 Se Habla Espanol"Don't get left behind buy in Ô09!!" EMAIL: info@poolerealty.comHours: Monday Friday 8:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m.; Saturday 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.; Sunday by appointment DRASTICALLY REDUCED! FLY ON INand lets make a deal on this beautiful 2004 Ð 2300 sq.ft. Ð 4/2 Homes of Merit on 8+ airpark acres. Home is like new and offers LR, DR, FR, FP, Office area, built in shelves surrounds FP, vaulted ceilings, breakfast bar or island in kitchen. Come take a look at this one today. $135,000. Ask for Rhonda Miller, 386-362-4169 MLS#71697LOTS OF LOVE Has gone into restoration of this charming White Springs home. Gorgeous stairway to 3-room master B/R suite with windows galore. So many architectural details. $122,000. Call Jan Fessler, 386-364-8407 MLS#69530 GREAT STARTER HOME With 2 bedrooms, 1 bath. New kitchen cabinets, pocket doors, carport and near the Advent Christian Village. Asking $109,900. Call Ronnie Poole, 386-362-4539. MLS#72038 CHARLES SPRINGS RIVER ESTS. Unit 1, (Lot 22), 135 ft. on beautiful Suwannee River, (2 ac.), cleared driveway to river, underbrushed, elevation survey, can obtain inground septic, $44,000. MOTIVATED SELLERS! Call Glenda McCall, 386-2085244 MLS#69153 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH HOME Has 1,248 sqft. and is located in town and near schools and shopping. Fenced back yard. Built in 2000. Priced below appraisal at $119,500. $110,000. Call Ronnie Poole, 386-208-3175. MLS#71963558101-FCall us today for a list of Bank Owned/ Short sale properties. 386-362-4539 REDUCED REDUCED REDUCED GREAT RATES FOR NICE LOOKING RENTALS STARTING AT $300 PER MONTH FOR SINGLEWIDES AND $450 PER MONTH FOR DOUBLEWIDES. WATER, SEWER, AND GARBAGE INCLUDED. NO PETS. 386-330-2567-FOR RENT-558099-F 534436-F ATTENTION!Dial's Inspection ServicesFor All Your Home Inspection Needs! 386-364-4434 or 386-590-6534Please visit our website: www.suwanneevalleyinspections.com 3rd annual Pow Wow starts FridayNative American Indian Festival will run through Sunday in Live OakStaff Suwannee Pride's third annual Pow Wow is set for this weekend at the Suwannee County fairgrounds, and should be better than ever. There will be more for the children in particular: a petting zoo, horse drawn hay rides, painted pony, face'The Raid on the Suwannee'Civil War history comes to life this weekend at Spirit of the SuwanneeStaff During the Civil War years of the 1860s, Florida was a major participant in many ways. Not only did the state field troops for almost every major conflict of the war, but was also the most productive part of the South in the closing years of the war. Floridians produced farm goods, cattle and more. The Union fully recognized this, leading to a series of skirmishes all over Florida. One of the goals was to control shipping, and more importantly, rail lines. This lead to the famous Battle of Olustee. Less well known were the numerous "probes" all along the coastal accessible area of the state. There are earthworks reminding us of the encampments and hastily erected fortification at the nearby Suwannee River State Park. A"spur line" that served a river landing with mule drawn cargo cars still borders the Spirit of Civil War history will be on display Saturday and Sunday at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak. Lt. Col. Robert A. Niepert on his horse PJ at a Crystal River reenactment. Courtesy photosNative American rituals will be performed and explained. Courtesy photos Free primitive camping with a weekend pass of $10 per adult and children 15 and under are free with a paid adult. Friday is free for school groups, veterans groups and senior groups. For more information contact Julie Norris, 386-935-2982, or email jno8363406@aol.com. Admission to The Raid on the Suwannee is $6 per adult. Children under 12 free. For more on this weekend's events go to www.floridareenactors online.com/SuwanneeG enInfo.htm. For a full schedule go to www.musicliveshere.co m. For additional information, contact Bob "General" Goodrich, 352-4930625, or T. F. Smoak at 386-935-2662. SEEÔTHE RAID,PAGE3 SEE3RD ANNUAL POW WOW,PAGE8

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new North Florida PAGE 2,NOVEMBER 18 & 19,2009 CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE WWW.NFLAONLINE.COM SERVING NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTH GEORGIA S.C. Sullivan Agency 529 S. Ohio Ave., Live Oak, FL Bus. 386-362-1389 Fax: (386) 362-6131 S.C. Sullivan (386) 362-1389, Evening 362-2990 535418-F (1) Horse Farm: 55 acres with a 4 bedr oom, 3 bath CH&AC home with fireplace cont. approx. 5000 sq. feet under roof with an 18 stall horse barn with office and bath cont. approx. 5000 sq. ft. under roof. The property has 4 fenced paddocks with r oom for expansion. Call for more information. Just listed $600,000. (2) Off CR 49 5 acres in grass with scattered tr ees, fenced on 3 sides with survey. Only $4,900 per acre. (3) Near City 133rd Road: 3BR/21/2BA CH/AC brick home with appr ox. 3,200 sq. ft. under roof, fireplace, kitchen furnished, shop, storage one acre homesite with large trees. Priced to sell @ $207,500. (4) Off CR136: 5 acre partially wooded some grass. Will work for land home package. Reduced to $39,900. (5) CR 51 & Pinewood St.: 2.29 Acres, city water and sewer, zoned office. Good location $192,500. (6)Off CR 349: 10 acre wooded tract with a two bedroom CH/AC log home in excellent condition cont. approx. 1200 sq. ft. under roof, 30'x40' pole barn. Reduced to $175,000. (7) 410 Dexter: Corner lot with CH/AC brick home with 2050 +sq. ft. under roof, large ingr ound pool, kitchen furnished. Good buy. REDUCED TO $142,000 . (8) Industrial Park: 1.13 acre corner tract good exposure. Reduced to $34,500. (9) 40 acres with 835 ft. on paved road in 13 year old planted pines. Priced to sell at REDUCED TO $179,600 . (10) Near City: 2 ac. with 3/2 home cont. approx. 1280 sq. ft. under roof, kitchen fur nished, carport. REDUCED TO $49,000 . (11) Lura ville Area: Fly-in Community 15 acre wooded large trees, good county road. Priced to sell reduced to $74,900. (12) Suwannee River: Two acres wooded river lot off CR 349 near Royal Springs and Boat Ramp. 100 sq. ft. on the water. (Buildable) good buy @ $55,000. (13) Off Mitchell Rd.: 20 acres wooded with survey on 199th Rd.$89,900. (14) Off CR 136 East: 40 acre tract partially wooded, some grass small pond, fenced. Good area. REDUCED TO $149,000 . (15) Hamilton Co.: 10 acres on CR751 and the river approx. 1300 ft. on the water and approx. 1300 ft. on paved road. Priced to sell at REDUCED TO $79,900 . (16) Madison Co.: 40 acres in 16 year old slash planted pines off CR 255 good elevation. Good buy at $175,000. (17) Helvenston St.: 4 lots with a 4/3 CH/AC 1-1/2 story brick/frame home cont. approx 3,200 sq. ft. under roof. Kitchen furnished, fireplace, corner lots, plus 1 bedroom, guest house cont. approx. 550 sq. ft. Priced to sell @ $170,000. (18) Suwannee River home: nice two bedroom two story CH&AC home South of Branford, kitchen furnished, beautiful view of river from rear, screen porch. Good area. REDUCED TO $189,900 . (19) Farms of 10 Mill Hollow: 4 acres in grass/cr opland with scattered trees. $32,500. (20) Near City: Off US 90 East 5 acres wooded near golf course. Good buy @ $44,900. (21) 190th St.: 10 acres in planted pines approx. 15 years old, with a 3/1 CH/AC S WMH, 2 car carport/shop. Priced to sell @ $49,000. (22) 208 Houston: 3/5 BR, 1-1/2 BA frame home cont. approx. 2,000 sq. ft. under roof. Zoned R/O, has potential. Priced to sell @ $59,500. (23) 16th St.: 3 ac. with a 3BR/2BA CH&AC brick home with fireplace, cont. approx. 2,780 sq. ft. under roof. Kitchen furnished, survey. Good Buy @ $172,500. (24) Keaton Beach: Deep W ater Canal lot near public boat ramp, sewer & water. Good buy @ $125,000. (25) 169th Rd.: 5 ac. in grass with a 3/2 CH/AC D WMH cont. approx. 1,850 sq. ft. under roof in excellent cond. 2 car detached garage. Good area. $124,900. SOLD TO PLACE AN AD, CALL 386-362-1734 DEADLINE IS FRIDAY AT 2:00 P.M. LAKEWOOD APARTMENTS IN LIVE OAK558112-FQuiet country living 2 bedroom duplexCall 362-3110 531165-F ABBEY MINI STORAGEAll New Units• 5X15 • 5X20 • 10X15 • 10X20 • 15X20 Units located at 607 Goldkist Blvd. Rental Office: 121 Van BurenSt., Live Oak 364-5300 558115-F CALLTOLLFREE 1-888-393-0335Gulf Coast Supply & Mfg.Inc. Quality Metal Roofing & Accessories At Discount Prices!!Metal Roofing$ $ $ $ $ SAVE $ $ $ $ $3' wide galvalume 3' wide painted 2' wide 5-vAsk about steel buildings 560004-FAdams Auto UpholsteryFor all your upholstery needs• Convertible Tops • Headliners • Seats • Marine • Cushions • Motorcycle seatsComplete Interiors 501 Goldkist Blvd. • Live Oak, FL John Adams386-362-1525 557339-F Suwannee Hardware & FeedUnder the new ownership of Don & Celeste Wilson16660 Spring St. White Springs 386-397-2551North Florida North Florida North Florida Business Business Bulletin Board Bulletin Board 560818-F Ben's Repair ServiceWill Go To You or You Can Bring It To Us!Auto, Truck, Tractor Gas, Diesel Commercial, Industrial, Logging, Farming Mechanical Repairs Most Makes & Models Welding Repairs & Fabrication Most Models123 SE Tiger Road, Mayo, FL386-590-4836 • 386-294-3215 'The Raid on the Suwannee' 561575swM Southern forces in the heat of battle. Courtesy photo

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new North Florida NOVEMBER 18 & 19,2009,PAGE 3 CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE WWW.NFLAONLINE.COM SERVING NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTH GEORGIA COOLANT SYSTEM CHECKPlus shop fee & tax$2999DIFFERENTIAL SERVICEPlus shop fee & tax$8999Our friendly service doesn't stop at the sale. • Factory-trained Technicians • Certified Parts • Satisfaction GuranteedOur Service & Parts Department will keep you moving with unbeatable service and prices AUTOMOTIVE386-362-4012500 West Howard Street (US 90), Live Oak 549949-F Publix Shopping Center 295 NW Commons Loop #103 Lake City, FL 32055 386-961-8477 535158-F E-LIMB-INATORS, INC.542569-FOwners: Keith & Glenda Hudson 9351 220th Street O'Brien, FL. 32071 Phone 386-935-1993 Fax 386-935-3321Complete Tree Service Licensed & Insured 542010-F Jim Sellers 386-776-2522 Cell 386-647-5978 Stump GrindingTO PLACE AN AD, CALL 386-362-1734 DEADLINE IS FRIDAY AT 2:00 P.M. 501062-FLIVE OAK MINI STORAGEUnits located on Gold Kist Road Rental Office: 121 Van Buren St., Live Oak 364-6626• 5x15 • 5x20 • 10x15 • 10x20 CLIMATE CONTROLLED STORAGE 5x5 • 5x10 • 10x10 • 10x20 538720-F Affordable Seamless GuttersResidential & Commercial • Licensed & InsuredFREE ESTIMATES • FAMILY OWNED & OPERATEDSpecializing In: • Seamless Gutters • Soffit & Fasia • Gutter Guard • Screen Enclosures and RepairCarl Kirk 386-776-1835 Cell 386-209-2740"Satisfaction Guaranteed" TREE WORKTrees, Trimmed or Removed • Firewood Licensed & Insured • Free EstimatesBucket Truck and Climbing963-5026558110-F 559472-F LIC. & INSURED RC 0067442386-497-1419LEWIS WALKER ROOFING, INC.L W R L W R OH LORD..Please Don't let my ROOF LEAK.North Florida North Florida North Florida 557497-FWE ARE THE MANUFACTURERPhone: 38-294-1720 Fax: 386-294-1724232 SE Industrial Park Cir. Mayo, FL STATE OF FLORIDA APPROVEDResidential • Commercial • Agricultural METAL ROOFINGAGRI-METAL SUPPLY, INC. 30 Years Paint Finish Limited Warranty Deliver y Available Business Business Bulletin Bulletin Board Board the Suwannee Music Park, with roots into the 19th century. Expect to see authentic 1860s encampments, period goods and wares from the sutlers, hundreds of soldiers and officers anxious to share their history, and 19th century food -as well as the comforts and facilities offered by the Spirit itself. This year's events will feature full battles afternoons on both Saturday and Sunday. Prior to that the event will start at 9 a.m. each day and include a Ladies Tea, Grand Ball and authentic church service Sunday morning. The weekend's events are being staged by Hardee's Corps, a non-profit organization that accurately portrays the events of this time, in what it describes as an atmosphere of "folks and family." The group has coordinated events all over the Southeast for decades, including events in the Brooksville and Crystal River. Continued From Page 1'The Raid on the Suwannee'Union soldier in period uniform. ABOVE: U.S Calvary in action during previous reenactment. LEFT: Scene from a Pennsylvania reenactment. BELOW: Union reenactors. Courtesy photos

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new North Florida PAGE 4,NOVEMBER 18 & 19,2009 CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE WWW.NFLAONLINE.COM SERVING NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTH GEORGIA 561555-F Each Kit includes: 3 Bright 11”x 14”All-weather Signs Over 275 Pre-Priced Labels Successful Tips for a “No Hassle”Sale Pre-Sale Checklist Sales Record FormGet Your Yard Sale KitAnd Make Your Event a Success! ! FreeRun your Yard Sale in the Wednesday North Florida Focus & Friday Suwannee Democrat Classifieds and get the Yard Sale Kit for FREE.Deadline for placing your yard sale is Friday at 11:00 a.m.499534-F Pink Ladies Needed!Are you looking for a place to share your talents? Do you enjoy meaningful conversation with a good friend? How Ôbout a good book? Then We Want You!! Suwannee Health Care and Rehab Center is looking for volunteers to start a Ladies Auxiliary. Call Lynn Brannon, Activities Director at 386-362-7860 or 386-590-2961.Talent SearchDo you sing or play and instrument? Do you act or dance? Do you like to read or spend time with a friend in wonderful conversation? WE WANTYOU! Suwannee Health Care & Rehab Center is looking for your talent for our residents. Dinner for two $45; One night at the Beach $125; One hour volunteering to make memories that last forever PRICELESS! Call: Lynn Brannon, Activities Director 386-362-7860 or 386-590-2961.Head Start/Early Head Start early enrollmentSuwannee Valley 4Cs Head Start/Early Head Start is accepting applications for children from birth to age 5. Head Start/Early Head Start is a FREE comprehensive early childhood education program that includes health, dental, nutrition and VPK services to eligible children/families. Centers are located in Suwannee, Hamilton, Lafayette and Columbia counties. Parents bring proof of income and child's age to register. For more information call 386-7542222.Customers needed!Dairy Queen of Live Oak will host Dairy Queen Benefit Night the second Tuesday of every month from 6-8 p.m. to help buy books for Suwannee Middle School.Donations needed!Suwannee County Environmental Watchdogs, a non-profit organization, seeks donations for yard sale merchandise. Info: Sandy, 386-364-8020.Register now!Descendants of Calhoun family plan reunion in 2009Descendants of the late Sarah Calhoun, Eva Calhoun and Thomas Calhoun are invited to a family reunion to be held in 2009. Info: misstheresamartin@yahoo.com or predop@aol.com.Coffee with your councilmanCity Councilman for District 4 Mark Stewart invites his constituents to "Coffee with your Councilman" at JAVAJAX located in the Publix shopping center. Come and meet with him on the second Tuesday of each month from 7 a.m. till 8:30 a.m. This will be a time to get to know each other and discuss current issues and citizen concerns.CJBAT testsMonday Ð Thursday Monday Ð Thursday at 5 p.m. (by appointment): CJBAT(Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test) at NFCC Testing Center (Bldg. #16), Madison. CJBATis required for acceptance into Corrections & Law Enforcement programs. Photo ID required. Pre-registration & scheduling time and date are required. To register please call 850-973-9451.College Placement TestsMonday Ð Thursday Monday Ð Thursday at 5 p.m. (by appointment): College Placement Test (CPT), NFCC Testing Center (Bldg. #16), 5 p.m., Madison. Register in NFCC Student Services 24 hours before test. For information please call 850-973-9451.TABE testsMonday Ð Thursday Monday Ð Thursday at 5 p.m. (by appointment): TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education) at NFCC Testing Center (Bldg. #16), Madison. TABE is required for acceptance into vocational/technical programs. Photo ID required. Pre-registration & scheduling time & date are required. To register please call 850-9739451.Sheriff, commissioner at Whistle StopThe Wellborn Neighborhood Watch C C a a l l e e n n d d a a r r o o f f E E v v e e n n t t s swould like to welcome our members, friends and neighbors of our community of Wellborn to "Meet and Greet" your sheriff, Tony Cameron, and our county commissioner, Billy Maxwell, at the Whistle Stop CafŽ and Deli for free coffee and sweets. This will give us all a personal and face-to-face meeting with those who have such a great bearing on the running of our community. They will answer any question that you have pertaining to each of their jobs and we hope to have a good turn out from our community. This will be held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the "Whistle Stop CafŽ in the middle of our town of Wellborn. Please try to come and bring a friend or two or three! Remember, folks, this is free to all our community!Greater Visions Support GroupAddiction Support Group: Greater Visions faith-based addictions support group meets at the Grace Manor Restaurant. Meetings are held on Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m. This group provides spiritual and emotional support in a non-judgmental setting. Come experience the freedom from addictions that is found in Christ. Greater Visions is an outreach of Christ Central-Live Oak. For more information contact 208-1345.Suwannee County Republican Executive Committee to meetThe Suwannee County Republican Executive Committee meets in the council chambers of Live Oak City Hall at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. If the first Thursday is the first day of the month, the meeting will be held on the following Thursday. Each meeting has a guest speaker or current issues will be discussed. All are welcome to attend. For more information call Chairman Carl Meece at 386776-1444.Branford TOPS meeting changes locationsWe now meet every Tuesday at L& M Scrapbooking located at 105 SWSuwannee Ave. in Branford. Weigh-in begins at 4:30 p.m. Meeting starts at 5. For more information please contact Donna Hardin at 386-590-2333. "Take Off Pounds Sensibly."SREC seeking location in BranfordSuwannee River Economic Council, Inc., a non-profit organization is seeking a location in the Branford area that could be used to serve meals to persons 60 years of age or older. Any business, organization or church that has space available and would be interested in assisting in this much needed service to the elderly population of Branford, should contact Bruce Evans, Senior Center Director, at 362-1164 or Janis Owen, Director of Client Services, at 3624115, ext. 240.Toys for Kids+'We really need your help' By Roger L. Burnside Toys for Kids+ really needs your help. Christmas is a time of joy and celebration; unfortunately there are many children in the Branford area that will be missing the joy of receiving Christmas presents. We are in need of toys, clothes and in some cases, food for these children. With the economy the way it is right now we are experiencing more requests than in past years. No donation is too small, if you can just provide one toy, a box of food, a winter coat or shoes it will be greatly appreciated. Anyone interested in helping us with this project can take their donations to the Branford Health Department. You may also call Karen at the Branford Health Department at 386-935-1133 or Roger Burnside at 386-935-3343. Should you know of a child in need you may also call these numbers. Over the years the folks in the Branford area have brought a lot of joy to the area's children and their families, for this we thank each and every one of you. The smiles and appreciation the children express each year make this project a blessing to all.Suwannee Valley collects gifts for Samaritan's PurseThrough Operation Christmas Child, the world's largest Christmas project, Suwannee Valley residents are packing shoe box gifts for children in more than 100 countries suffering from natural disaster, war, terrorism, disease, famine and poverty. Please, drop off your filled shoe boxes at any of the Suwannee Valley Operation Christmas Child's twelve well-located drop off centers throughout Baker, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Suwannee and Taylor Counties. These centers have been placed for your convenience so you can drop off filled shoe box gifts for suffering children. For more information about location of Relay Centers plus days/hours open, please call 1-800-409-1665 or visit www.samaritanspurse.org. Nov. 16-23.Babe Ruth meeting setNov. 18 Ameeting to elect officers for the Branford Babe Ruth Baseball League will be held at Hatch Park Community Center on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. All CONTINUED ON PAGE7

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new North Florida NOVEMBER 18 & 19,2009,PAGE 5 CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE WWW.NFLAONLINE.COM SERVING NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTH GEORGIA Classifieds Classifieds North Florida North Florida Help Wanted . . . .Page 5In the Arts................Page 14Medical Directory . . .Page 7Calendar . . . . . .Page 4 Deadlines for line ads Pub lication Deadline Wednesday..........Fri.at 10 a.m. Friday..................Wed.at 10 a.m. ONLINE When you place your Classified Ad it automatically appears on our Web site, www.nflaonline.com.Your ad is live on the Internet 24 hours a day ( free ads excluded ). Contact usclassads@gaflnews.comFAX386-364-5578Phone386-362-1734 800-525-4182HOURSMonday-Friday 8 a.m.5 p.m.Serving Suwannee,Lafayette and Hamilton counties 500219-Fwww.nflaonline.com 553147akv Announcements ATTENTION ADVERTISERS*PROOF READ YOUR ADAny error must be reported the first day of publication. Should the error inhibit response,credit will apply only to the first run date. The South Georgia Media Group is not liable for any loss or expense that results from publication or omission. Help WantedCDL DRIVERS NEEDED for over the road flatbed positions. Minimum of 2 years experience, clean CDL, flatbed experience preferred.Driver's home every weekend during seasonal freight, every 10-15 days during off season.Late model Preterbilts and Freightliners.Average salary $50K to $60K.Call 386590-1980 or 386-776-1857. FirstDay.CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALISTFirst Federal Bank of Florida has a position available for a full-time Customer Service Specialist at our Jasper Branch. Responsibilities include customer account maintenance and assisting with loan production.Previous experience preferred.You may pick up an application at any First Federal Branch or mail a resume to Human Resources, P.O.Box 2029, Lake City, Fl.32056. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. DRIVER NEEDED with CDL plus passenger endorsement. Contact Duke Hylton at 304-6475027 for more information. FLOOR TECHNICIAN NEEDEDMust have solid work history. Temporary full time and part time.Day & Night shifts.Apply in person or Fax resume to: Suwannee Health & Rehab, 1620 E.Helvenston Street, Live Oak, FL 32064 386-362-4417 EOE/V/D/M/F FirstDay.LOG TRUCK DRIVER NEEDED . Experience required.Good pay/Good benefits.Please apply in person at Loncala, Incorporated, 25755 NW 130th Avenue, High Springs, FL (386) 454-1511 SECURITY/PROGRAM AIDEThe Boys & Girls Club of North Central Florida is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Security/Program Aide at the 21st Century Community Learning Center Program located at our Live Oak Unit.Successful applicant must have high school diploma, experience working with youth. Security experience preferred. Please apply in person to Murlin Wells at the Live Oak Unit located at the Douglass Center in Live Oak (617 Ontario Drive) between the hours of 2pm and 7pm, Monday through Friday.No phone calls please.FirstDay.PART-TIME LIBRARY AIDE II MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARYSuwannee River Regional Library is seeking applicants for the position of a regular parttime Library Aide II at the Madison Public Library, Madison FL.The applicant will work approximately 21 hours per week and also be used as a substitute.Minimum qualifications include graduation from a standard high school, ability to type and experience with Internet and computer software.Library and/or experience working with children and youth are desired.Salary is $7.25 to $10.24 per hour depending upon qualifications and experience.Interested applicants may obtain an application at the Madison, Greenville or Lee Public Libraries, or at the Suwannee County Administrative Services Department, 224 Pine Ave., Live Oak, FL 32064, telephone (386) 362-6869.Applicants are encouraged to submit resumes, letters of reference and other biographical information with their applications.All applications must be returned to the Administrative Services Department in Live Oak. Position will remain open until filled.The Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners is an equal employment opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any qualified employee or applicant because of race, color, national origin, sex, including pregnancy, age, disability, or marital status. Spanish speaking individuals are encouraged to apply.All applicants subject to a preemployment physical. "Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment." FirstDay.SALESREPSAVONhiring Sales Reps.parttime/fulltime.Call 850-9484162 or 229-672-0770 Ask for ShirlFirstDay.THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUITCOURT ADMINISTRATION~Trial Court Law Clerk~ www.jud3.flcourts.org FirstDay.AdventChristian VillageCurrent JOBS Line Advertisement call 386-658-5627 or visit www.acvillage.net 24 hrs/day,7 days/week Be your BEST,Among the BESTFT LaundrySupervisorLong-term care setting;HS diploma or equivalent desired; prior laundry and supervisory experience strongly desired. Position leads institutional laundry service;flexible hours with weekend shift rotation required.Must work cooperatively in a team setting.Excellent work environment. Benefits include health, dental, life, disability, supplemental insurance;403b retirement account;paid time off, access to onsite daycare and fitness facilities.Apply in person at Personnel Office Monday through Friday from 9:00am until 4:00pm, or fax resume/credentials to 386658-5160 EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace/Criminal background checks required. Job ListDRIVERS Immediate Need! Regional & OTR positions available Now! CDL-A w/Tanker Req'd.Outstanding pay & Benefits! Call a recruiter Today! 877-484-3042 www.oakleytransport.com Jobs WantedIN HOME COMFORT CARE: Cert Nursing Assist, Quality Asst for Post Surgery Care. Loving Companionship & Health Aid for Elder Care Day or Night. 386-658-2038 Lost & FoundFOUND AN ENVELOPE WITH CASH. Found on CR 320 outside of Mayo.To Claim Please Call 386-294-2003 FOUND GIRLS GOLD RING: Found on High School Tennis Court.Please call and describe. 386-362-7441 LOST BLACK/TAN CHIHUAHUA MALE. Lost Houck Rd/137th 386-362-3686 or 386-288-4672 LOSTSat.Nov 7th-car door openersmall, back, covered in blue duc tapeCall 386-3622832 or 386-688-1896 Auctions FirstDay.FORECLOSED HOME AUCTION GEORGIA STATEWIDE 90+ Homes, Auction:Dec 5, REDC, View Full Listings www.Auction.com RE Brkr H-61904 Special Notices ATTENTION READERSYou should be cautious of calls from interested buyers of your advertised merchandise.If the caller is offering you MOREmoney than what you are asking or suggest sending you a check for more than the amount and requesting you to cash it and just send them back the remaining amount DON'T! THIS IS A SCAM! BE CAUTIOUS,IF IT SOUNDS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE,IT USUALLY IS. FirstDay.GUN SHOWSat 11/21 From 9:00-4:00 Sun 11/22 From 9:00-3:00 Columbia County Fairgrounds Hwy 247 Lake City, FL Concealed Weapons Classes, Twice Daily.904-461-0273 Business OpportunitiesALL CASH VENDING!! Do You Earn $800 in a Day? 25 Local Machines and Candy All For $9,995.Call 1-888-753-3430 AIN#BO2000033 Call Us:We Will Not Be Undersold! Miscellaneous FirstDay.BACK OF CAR POWER CHAIR LIFT $1500 or reasonable offer, New Twin Bedspread, still in bag $20, TV Cabinet-Like new $75, Brunette Wig $75, Bubble Bliss Luxury Foot Spa $45, Weed Eater $50, 27"Color TV in cabinet $75, 30"4-burner Electric Stove $75, 7'Green Couch $65, Pollenex Power Massage $20, 386-294-3830 FirstDay.EXMARK Lawn Mower (Comm) , Hand Tools, Table Saw, Drills Misc Tools.386-292-6892 SWIMMING POOL 24'Oval X48".Filter, Pump & Vaccum included $500.386-935-4678 VocationalWant to be a CNA? Don't want to wait? Express Training is now offering our quality Exam Prep Classes in Lake City. Class sizes limited. Next class 03/16/2009. Call 386-755-4401 expresstraining services.com ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home.*Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available.Financial Aid if qualified.Call 800-4435186 www.CenturaOnline.com AVIATION MAINTENANCE / AVIONIC Graduate in 14 Months.FAA Approved; financial aid if qualified.Job placement assistance.Call National Aviation Academy Today! 1-800-659-2080 or NAA.edu HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA! Fast Affordable & Accredited Free Brochure.Call Now! 1-800532-6546 ext.16 www.continentalacademy.com NEED YOUR HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA? Finish from home Fast for $399! Nationally accredited.EZ pay.Free brochure. www.diplomaathome.com Call 800-470-4723 LOST AN ANIMAL? WANT TO ADOPT? Call Suwannee County Animal Control at 386-208-0072. M-F from 9 a.m.5 p.m. Pets for FreeFREE CATS: Moving can't take my Babies.5 indoor/outdoor cats to a good home, all spay & neutered.Don't need litter box, trained to go outside.362-7952 Building MaterialsLUMBER LIQUIDATORS Hardwood Flooring, from $ .99/Sq.Ft.Exotics, Oak, Bamboo, Prefinished & Unfinished.Bellawood w/50 year prefinish, plus A Lot More! We Deliver Anywhere, 5 Florida Locations, 1-800-FLOORING (1800-356-6746) METAL ROOFING TAX CREDIT! 40 yr Warranty.Direct from manufacturer.30 colors in stock Quick turnaround. Delivery available.Gulf Coast Supply & Manufacturing, 1-888393-0335 www.gulfcoastsupply.com Classified Bargain Basement Classified Bargain Basement$0 $100 FREE$100 $150$5800-525-4182 800-525-4182Call today

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For listings call (800)366-9813 ext 9275 Financial Services BIG PLANS Being Held up by the Economy? Turn Court Settlement, Annuity, or Lottery Winnings into the Cash You Need. Call Chris (816)582-1 193 or chris@yourcashout.com Help Wanted PTL OTR Drivers. NEW PAY PACKAGE! Great Miles! Up to 46cpm. 12 months experience required. No felony or DUI past 5 years. (877)740-6262. www.ptl-inc.com Homes For Rent Bank Foreclosures! 3 Br only $199/Mo! 5 Br only $225/Mo! Buy, 5%down 30yrs @8%apr. for listings (800)366-9783 ext 5853 Homes For Sale FORECLOSED HOME AUCTION 300+ FLORIDA Homes Auction: Dec 5 REDC | View Full Listings www.Auction.com RE No. CQ1031187 Lots & Acreage LAND BARGAIN 21+ AC Only $89,900 Beautifully wooded acreage close to FL/GA border. Enjoy end of road privacy! Perfect for weekend getaway/ cabin in woods/ horse farm. Possible subdivide. Excellent financing. Call owner now (912)674-0320 www.GAforest.com Miscellaneous ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call (888)203-3179, www.CenturaOnline.com. AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified Housing available. CALL A viation Institute of Maintenance (888)349-5387. Real Estate Auctions Plantation and Land Auctions 960+/-Ac Brooks Co. Georgia Land Auctions Nov. 27th, 10AM. Home, Land and Farm. Excellent Investment Potential. www.CertifiedRealEstateAuc tions.com (800)71 1-9175 AU-C002792 10%BP Week of Nov. 16, 2009 Smart Move ! " # $% # & Living Large' $( )*+,-' $ .)/--0&Get Smart# 1 ! ! !Dear Classified Guys, I'm moving across country to a new job and putting my house up for sale. Since I lived in my home for over 20 years,I never really had any experience in selling one before.I made the mistake of asking a few friends for advice.While most of their ideas were outlandish,like putting in a swimming pool and having a pool party to attract buyers,there were others that made sense.I have one friend who is very tech orientated. He told me there is a trend to make homes more "wired" so they have more cable TV connections,telephone jacks and computer networking capabilities.He says people are looking to connect their PC's in common areas like the kitchen,near their TV set and even in their bedrooms.I could see this as a definite selling point and a much better idea than a pool party. Before I do anything,can you tell me if it really pays to invest in making my house more "user friendly"?222Carry &Cash# Carry 3 .&Cash ( $ !. Carry# 4 Cash5 &FOR SALE Wifeless telephone and headset, Like New. $45 OBO.Call 888-8888 "#! 6.©2009 The Classified Guys®11/15/09•Got a question,funny story,or just want to give us your opinion? We want to hear all about it! Email us at comments@classifiedguys.com. You can Reach Over 4 Million Potential Buyers for your product through our Internet and Newspaper Network in Florida and throughout the Nation. Call Nancy at REAL ESTATE386-362-1734499651-F Been Turned Down For SocialSecurity or SSI?CALL TOLL FREE1-(800)-952-866720 Years ExperienceHave You499642-F 499662-F FOR RENTLOOK• •1, 2, 3, & 4 BR HC & NonHC Accessible Apartments705 NW Drive, Live Oak, FL386-364-7936TDD/TTY 711Equal Housing Opportunity Village Oaks I ApartmentsRental Assistance LAKE WOOD APARTMENTS IN LIVE OAK Quiet country living 2 bedroom duplex. Call 362-3110.501033-F FOR RENTLOOK••Rental assistance may be available! HUDVouchers Welcome! 1, 2 & 3 BR HC & Non-HC Accessible Apartments705 NW Drive, Live Oak, FL386-364-7936TDD/TTY/711Equal Housing Opportunity Village Oaks II Apartments499676-F BUSINESSES SERVICES&MOBILE HOME ROOF EXPERTS 100% Financing, Free Estimates We Finance Almost Everyone Reroof, Repairs, 40yrs Experience Home Improvement Services Toll-FREE 1-877-845-6660 State Certified (Lic.#CCC058227) ElectronicsFREE GPS! FREE PRINTER! FREE MP3! With Purchase of New computer.Payments Starting at Only $29.99/week.No Credit Check! Call GCF Today. 1-877-212-9978 MiscellaneousDISH NETWORK. $19.99/mo, Why Pay More For TV? 100+ Channels.Free 4-Room Install. Free HD-DVR.Plus $650 Signup Bonus.Call Now! 1-866-5733640 DISH TV.BEST OFFER ! $19.99/Mo.100+ Channels.3Months Free HBO & Showtime, Free 4-Room Install.Plus SignUp Bonus! 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SILVER COINS I PAY 6 TIMES THE FACE VALUE , for each USA silver coin you have in good condition.Only US coins dated 1964 or earlier accepted.No nickel or penny.I pay in cash.Mack:386-963-2527 Garage/Yard SalesFALL YARD SALE Get your Christmas gifts and decorations, furniture & appliances, clothing, tools, etc.7191 CR 136A, Live Oak 11/19&20 8-3 386-3627317 TWO FAMILY YARD SALE: 11/20 & 21 9-5 5467 193rd Rd, W of Live Oak on 90.Nice Large Size ladies Clothes & More, Lots of Items, AVON YARD SALE:Fri & Sat 11/20/21 8-4 Round About take 51 S. Mayo Rd.to 250 Dowling Park Rd to 177th Rd.1 1/2 miles down 177th Rd Boats/SuppliesBOATS; 1000’s of boats for sale www.floridamariner.com reaching 6 million homes weekly throughout Florida.800-3889307, tide charts, broker profiles, fishing captains, dockside dining and more. Campers/Motor HomesMALLARD 30’TRAVEL TRAILER: Excellant Condition.Sleeps 7, Full Kitchen, Bath w/Shower.$5700 386-2091626 Apartments for RentAPARTMENT 2Bd/1.5Ba in Jasper.10494 NW 36th Dr.$460 month $150 Dep.386-208-5737 FirstDay.AVAILABLE DECEMBER 1ST COTTAGE. Country Setting. Convenient to Live Oak.Leave Message 386-208-8079 PUBLISHER’S NOTICE 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 an intention, to make any such preference, limitation and 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 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 1-800-669-9777. The toll-free number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-9279275. Houses for RentBRICK HOUSE 3BD/2BA Close to Town.$700 mo, 1st last & Security.Call 386-362-6556 Mobile Homes for RentBeautiful Country Setting. 3Bd/2BA Mobile Home 5 miles E.of Live Oak off US 90. $550/mo 386-364-8250 DWMH 3Bd/2Ba Double Porches. Sets on 1/2 acrer lot. SWMH 2Bd/2Ba Double Porch on 1/2 acrer.Both Live Oak area off hwy 349.786-525-9331 FirstDay.DWMH 3Bd/2Ba in the country, 6 miles from Live Oak off 129 S. 1 Acrer, No Pets, Non-Smoker $675/mo $1000 Deposit.407709-0355 FirstDay.DWMH 3BD/2BA No pets. $450.00 a month.Hamilton County.Call 386-938-3862 DWMH 3Bd/2Ba, New Carpet & Paint, kids/pets/horses all possible.Live Oak, Nobles Ferry /Stagecoach Rd.area.Available 12/1.$650/mo 1st, last, security. 386-842-2006 HORSES,COWS,GOATS? Over 3 acres near the Suwannee River in Mayo, Fl. Doublewide mobile home, 3 BR, 2 BA, completely renovated! New floorings! $650/month, 1st, last, $1,000 deposit. Contact 386-935-2256 SEVERAL NICE DWMH for rent in Live Oak & McAlpin. $650/mo and $650 Security Deposit.Call Dan @ 386-5901976 FirstDay.SWMH 2Bd/2Ba Furnished. 1st, & security.Non-Smoker, No Pets.Rural Country Setting.386294-2416 or 386-854-0093 FirstDay.SWMH 3Bd/2Ba Unfurnished: 1st, & Security.Near Mayo Correctional Institution.NonSmokers, No Pets 386-2942416 or 386-854-0093 Roommates Wanted FirstDay.ROOMMATES WANTED 3 ROOMS AVAILABLE: Your own room, full access to house, washing machine, dryer etc. $200 per mo plus utilities.386776-2814 Homes for SaleNEW 3Bd/2Ba HOME IN HAMILTON CO,FL. 4 Acres, paved road.Bidding starts at $89,500 goes to highest bidder. Ends 11/19 Call 229-740-2152 Mobile Homes for Sale 55+ Community w/Pool & Clubhouse BRITTANY EST.in Gainsville has a 2Bd/1Ba singlewide ready to move in for $7500 has sun & screen room Call Donna 386-867-3347 DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME , 1998 model, 4 acres, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths.New carpet! Only one owner! $90,000.Call Billie Vincent 386688-0470. MUST SELL NEVER TITLED 32 Wide 4Bd/2Ba all warranties apply will move and set up on your property for 46,995 call Lauren 352-378-2453 NEW HOME COMING must sell old one 1997 Fleetwood Stone Creek 28X52 3Bd/2Ba with many upgrades asking $26,800 will deliver to your lot at my expense call Matt or Lauren 352-373-5428 THIS 16X60-$300 Above Factory Inv.2Bd/2Ba SWMH, Save Thousands.Call Rick 386752-1452 BANK REPO 2005 24X48 3Bd/2Ba “Like Brand New”“With a Used Price.”Call Mr Mott 386752-8196 “Mossy Oak”2010 Model 4Bd/2Ba MH $39,995.Includes Delivery, Set-Up, AC, Skirting & Steps.You Pick all Colors.Call Mr.Mott 386-752-8196 SUPER CLEAN PALMHARBOR DELUXE MODEL 28X50 3Bd/2Ba $15,000 w/air delivered to your lot.352-378-2453 WILL SACRIFICE my 2009 32X76 4Bd/2Ba, will not fit on my property, willing to lose thousands will pay for move and set up.Bank will finance at $350 a month call 352-3359351. Vacation PropertyNORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS Brand new! $50,000 Mountain Top tract Reduced to $19,500! Private, near Boone area, bank financing, owner must sell, 866275-0442 NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS Mild 4 Seasons! E-Z to finish log cabin shell, w/ loft & basement, includes acreage $99,900.Mountain & waterfront homesites $39,000$99,000.E-Z Bank Financing! 828-247-9966 (Code41) AcreageGEORGIA LAND $0Down Financing.Incredible investment, 1acre-20acres Starting @ $3750/acre. Washington County near Augusta.Low taxes, beautiful weather.Owner financing from $199/mo.$0Down.Hablo Espanol, 706-364-4200 LAND BARGAIN 21+ AC Only $89,900.Beautifully wooded acreage close to FL/GA border. Enjoy end of road privacy! Perfect for weekend getaway/cabin in woods/horse farm.Possible subdivide. Excellent financing.Call owner now 912-674-0320 FirstDay.PRICE REDUCEDLafayette County 10ac, Hwy 51 N.of Mayo, near river, $64,900 1 ac RV/Mobile home lots, Branford area, $15,000 Suwannee County 5 ac, Park like, near airport, $49,900 Easy Financing 1-941-778/7980or7565 www.landcallnow.com

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new North Florida NOVEMBER 18 & 19,2009,PAGE 7 CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE WWW.NFLAONLINE.COM SERVING NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTH GEORGIA 543856-F For information call Blue Butt Farms 386-623-3305 386-867-2075560017-F Gregory D. Snodgrass, M.D.522 South Ohio Ave., LIve Oak 386-330-6260 1-800-435-3937Heartland Rehabilitation Services405 11th St., LIve Oak 386-364-5051North Florida Pharmacy101 SW. US Hwy. 27, Branford 386-935-6905 229 W. Main St., Mayo 386-294-3777Eye Center of North Florida876 SW. State Road 247, Lake City 386-755-7595 1-866-755-0040The Village Pharmacy at Advent Christian VillageDowling Park, FL 386-658-5860 1-800-647-3353Healthcore, Inc.Live Oak 386-208-1414 Lake City 386-755-8680 Jasper 386-792-2426 Branford 386-935-1449 Mayo 386-294-1407Herbert C. Mantooth, D.D.S., P.A.602 Railroad Ave., Live Oak 386-362-6556 1-800-829-6506Steele Chiropractic110 Irvin Ave., LIve Oak 386-362-4112Copeland Medical Center10820 Marvin Jones Blvd., Dowling Park, FL 386-658-5300 "Everything For Your Home Recovery"• Medical Equipment • OxygenLocally Owned & Operated101 SW U.S. Hwy. 27, Branford, FL 32008(386) 935-6905229 W. Main St., Mayo, FL 32066(386) 294-3777501051-FNorth Florida Pharmacy OphthalmologyGREGORY D. SNODGRASS, M.D.522 South Ohio Avenue (386) 330-6260 or 1-800-435-3937501054-F Locally Owned & OperatedLive Oak208-1414 Lake City 755-8680 Jasper 792-2426 Branford 935-1449 Mayo 294-1407• Medicare, Protegrity • Blue Cross, Av Med • Medicaid-pediatrics • Workers Comp • Most Other Insurance PlansEmail: info@healthcorerehab.com Website: www.isgroup.net/healthcoreHCHealthcore, Inc."Meeting All Your Rehabilitative Needs"HCHealthcore, Inc.Physical TherapyA Medicare Certified Rehabilitation Agency501052-F• Physical Therapy • Occupational Therapy • Speech Therapy • Specializing In Arthritis • Fibromyalgia • Geriatrics • Spinal & Joint Pain • Sports Injuries • Work Injuries • Pediatrics • Manual Therapy • Lymphedema REHABILITATION SERVICESPhysical TherapyAQUATIC THERAPYWorkers Compensation, Industrial Rehabilitation, Ergonomic Consultation, Job/Workers Site Analysis Orthopedic/Sports Medicine, Pediatrics Providers Medicare, Medicaid, AvMed & BCBS Providers 405 11th St., Live Oak, FL 32060 (386) 364-5051Sandy Laxton, PTA Mandy McCray, PTA Carolyn McCook, Office Manager, Patient Care Coordinator501053-F HERBERT C. MANTOOTH, D.D.S, P.A. Family Dentistry602 Railroad Ave., Live Oak, FL(386) 362-6556 1-800-829-6506(Out of Suwannee County)501056-F Did you know?According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF), glaucoma can result in blindness if left untreated. What's more, of those who do receive proper treatment, 10 percent still experience loss of vision. Because there is no cure for glaucoma, any vision lost cannot be regained. That's disconcerting when considering that, according to Prevent Blindness America, nearly half of the 4 million people in the U.S. who have glaucoma are not aware they have it. And while it's common to assume glaucoma only effects the elderly, it's not impossible for babies to be born with glaucoma. Approximately one out of every 10,000 babies born in the United States is born with glaucoma. African Americans are especially susceptible to glaucoma, as glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness among African Americans. African Americans ages 45 to 65 are 14 to 17 times more likely to go blind from glaucoma than Caucasians with glaucoma in the same age group.Medical Network To place an ad on this page, please call Nancy at 386-362-1734 Ext. 103 557343-F ACV"The Village Pharmacy at Advent Christian Village offers full prescription services to the community."At the W.B. Copeland Medical Center at Advent Christian Village, modern facilities provide a comfortable setting for our experienced staff to deliver quality, full-service medical care. Following your medical appointment, have your prescription filled on the spot and purchase over the counter medications at Village Pharmacy. Our experienced Pharmacist gives professional consultations and personalized service.Village Pharmacy also offers free prescription delivery service within Dowling park, as an additional convenience. Most forms of insurance accepted. ADVENT CHRISTIAN VILLAGEAT DOWLING PARK POBox 4345 • Dowling Park, FL32064 386-658-5860 • 1-800-955-8771 TTY1-800-647-3353 www.acvillage.net COPELAND MEDICAL CENTER ACVADVENT CHRISTIAN VILLAGEAT DOWLING PARK 10820 Marvin Jones Blvd., Dowling Park, FL 386-658-5300 Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. 4:30 p.m.Nasseer Masoodi, M.D. Rich Corley, PA-CAccepting Medicare and Most Insurance, Sliding Scale Also Available Clinic: Rehab: Pharmacy OPEN TO THE PUBLIC557341-F 560692-F C C a a l l e e n n d d a a r r o o f f E E v v e e n n t t s sinterested are invited to attend.Community Thanksgiving ServiceNov. 23 The annual Community Thanksgiving Service will be held on Monday, November 23, at the Ebenezer AME Church at 7 p.m. The church is located at 411 Parshley Street with parking across the church at the Paul Langford football stadium. Pastor Wayne Godsmark, Christ Central Ministry, will be the speaker, and music will be led by a praise team composed of members from congregations in our community. The Ebenezer Choir will serve as the foundation of a Community Choir that will provide special music during the Thanksgiving Service. If you are interested in being part of the choir, practice will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening, November 17, at Ebenezer AME Church. Pastors from seven other congregations will be participating in the Thanksgiving service. The Suwannee County Ministers Alliance and the Suwannee County Pastor's Prayer Fellowship, sponsor this annual opportunity for our community to thank God for all of his blessings. There will be a canned food offering for Love Inc. as well as a cash offering. Americans have been thanking God for His blessings dating back to Virginia in 1607 and New England in 1620. Our first president, George Washington, proclaimed our first National Thanksgiving in 1789. Following this 1789 day of Thanksgiving, the various states rather than the President generally proclaim observances. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued a proclamation making the last Thursday of November a National Day of Thanksgiving. In 1941, Congress established the fourth Thursday of November as an annual day of Thanksgiving. The pastors of our community invited everyone to join us in this Thanksgiving worship. For additional information, contact Pastor Ray Kelley at 209-1614 or liveoakchristian@windstream.net.You're invited!Nov. 29 The Jackson/Mackey Missionary Society of New Bethlehem A.M.E. Church of New Bethlehem A.M.E. Church, McAlpin, invites you to fellowship with us at our fifth Sunday Worship service on Sunday, November 29, at 11 a.m. Mrs. Sheryl Daniels will be the speaker. Rev. Johnnie Merrick, pastor, and Sis. Mae Devoe Fields, Missionary president.Seasonal flu vaccines available to eligible veteransThrough Jan. 29 In an effort to reduce the impact of the seasonal flu and connected illness, enrolled/eligible veterans may obtain a seasonal flu vaccination through Jan. 29 at the Lake City VAMedical Center. This is an especially challenging influenza season this year. Many people suffer severe consequences from the flu. It is very important for every veteran to get his or her flu shot. The flu shot is the only measure of protection from the influenza virus.SHS SAC meeting postponedPostponed to Dec. 10 The Suwannee High School SAC meeting that was scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 12, has been postponed to Thursday, Dec. 10, due to conflicts in the SHS calendar.Suwannee High Class of 1980The Suwannee High Class of 1980 is planning their 30 year class reunion. If you were a member, had a child, sibling or relative as part of the graduating class, please email your name (maiden and married), address, phone number and email address to shsclass1980@yahoo.com. Or call 386-362-6309 to leave a message. We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at the reunion. Suwannee Valley Humane Society 1156 SE Bisbee Loop Madison,Florida 32340 Two miles south of Lee off C.R. 255 From 10 Exit 262. Take C.R.2555 north 1/2 miles We are a Limited Space Shelter (no kill). You must check with us prior to bringing a drop-off animal to the shelter. Hours; Tues. to Sat. 10:00 to 2:00, or by appointment. Visit our website and see the animals that need a really good home at www.geocities.com/suwan neehs or at our e-mail address suwanneevalley@embarqm ail.com. We service the surrounding counties of Madison, Suwannee, Hamilton, Lafayette, Columbia and Taylor. Lost and Found Pets: If you have lost a pet or found one, the humane society will help you find your pet. Call us at (850) 9719904 or toll free at 1866-236-7812. Leave a message if we are closed, we will return your call. Remember to always call your local animal controls or shelters if you have found a lost or found pet. THRIFT STORE: You must come see our thrift stores, if you have not been here before. We have three stores, a boutique, clothing and furniture. We are always looking for donations for the stores. Please keep us in mind if you have items in good condition you would like to donate to us. RECYCLING: We have a recycling binSUWANNEE VALLEYHUMANE SOCIETYCRITTER CORNERon our property newspapers, magazines, and catalogs. The bin will take all kinds of paper. We also have a bin in Live Oak at 305 Pinewood Drive, just west Of Johnson's Appliance/Radio Shack. We also collect aluminum cans to recycle. Just bring them to the shelter. All the money goes to help the homeless animals. The Suwannee Valley Humane Society depends on adoptions for $65.00 which INCLUDES, spay/neuter, de-worm, heartworm/feline leukemia tested and rabies shot (if old enough). Please come and visit us, our animals would love to meet you. REMEMBER; DO NOT LEAVE PETS IN VEHICLES FOR ANY LENGTH OF TIME DUE TO THE HEATAND HUMIDITY. FEATURED ANIMALS FOR ADOPTIONS DOGS: 3486 Molly Is a Bull/Terrier Mix, she is 1 year 4 months old. She is all white except for 2 brown spots by her nose. 3484 August is a bull/ terrier Mix, she is all white. She is 1 year 4 months old and very SEECRITTER,PAGE17

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new North Florida PAGE 8,NOVEMBER 18 & 19,2009 CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE WWW.NFLAONLINE.COM SERVING NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTH GEORGIA 500227-Fwww.nflaonline.com 500228-F painting, TiPi tours of Miss Turtles Lodge and a hunting camp by Sleeping Wolf, story telling and games. American Indian vendors from all over the U.S. will be in attendance, along with musical entertainment, dancers in their native regalia, and Native American foods including Buffalo burgers, venison chili, fry bread and much more. This is a family-oriented event and the public is welcomed. Coordinator Julie Norris says some people think the festival is only for Native people, but she stresses that everyone is welcome to join in the fun. Come for the day or come for the weekend. Pow Wows were a way for the American Indians to socialize and the festival has become a good way to give the public an understanding of Native American culture. This is a way to keep our traditions alive and the Pow Wow has been a very important part of that tradition for many years. A gathering to see old friends and make new ones. It is not only fun, but educational. Please come and join us Friday through Sunday. Continued From Page 13rd annual Pow Wow starts FridayAn authentic Native American Pow Wow is set for this weekend in Live Oak. Courtesy photosThere will be plenty to entertain the children and adults alike. Organizers stress that every effort is taken to ensure authenticity during the Pow Wow. Authentic Native American dress will be on wide display this weekend at the Suwannee County fairgrounds.

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new North Florida PAGE 10,NOVEMBER 18 & 19,2009 CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE WWW.NFLAONLINE.COM SERVING NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTH GEORGIABy Sally Q. Smith Office for Member Services Advent Christian Village The 22nd annual ÔLive! At Dowling Park'Artist Series at Advent Christian Village is pleased to host duo pianists, Nielson and Young Friday at 7 p.m. in the Village Church. After more than three decades of musical collaboration that continues to take them around the world, duo-pianists Stephen Nielson and Ovid Young are veterans of more than 3,500 concerts in a fascinating array of venues. The duo has been hosted for concerts at many hundreds of churches and universities, appearing by themselves or with symphony orchestras. Nielson and Young are Steinway artists and have been on the artistic staff of the International Church Music Festival since 1985. Individually and jointly, they are widely-published composers of music for solo and multiple keyboards, choir, and orchestra. Their extensive discography includes many recordings from the classical repertoire as well as from the ever-expanding output of their signature hymn-tune arrangements, many of which are for two pianos and orchestra. Mr. Nielson, his wife, and their two daughters Thanksgiving opens the Christmas season along with the fantastic Old Tyme Farm Days and 6th Annual Icebreaker Swap Meet at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak. This nostalgic two-day experience showcases yesteryear's antiques, syrup making, cane grinding, old tractors and engines, quilting, the art of biscuit making, whip construction and demonstrations, live music on the grounds, ladies in period costume, farm animals, mule and wagon rides and guests may enjoy the many vendors' products, a swap meet, petting zoo, mule driving and plowing exhibits and arts and crafts. Bring your lawn chairs! Evenings in the Music Hall will be fabulous with wonderful gospel and bluegrass music, an Elvis tribute artist show and delicious food and beverages available! Yes, OTFD is truly a family event just begging for you to attend and savor all the delights it has to offer. The photos you take during this event will bring back many happy memories over the years to come. Admission to the OTFD is $10 per carload per day for day guests. THANKSGIVING DAYThe holiday events begin with a delicious Thanksgiving dinner at noon Nov. 27 in the Music Hall. For just $5 per person and a covered dish, you can enjoy a Thanksgiving feast without messing up the kitchen or stressing out mom or grandma, and the SOSMPwill provide the meat! You can't beat this deal with a stick! FRIDAYAND SATURDAYALLDAYOld Tyme Farm Days and 6th Annual Icebreaker Swap Meet on the SOSMP grounds all day. FRIDAYNIGHTThe wonderful Wilson Family Band with special guest gospel singer/songwriter Stan Shuman will be the featured entertainers Friday night, Nov. 27, in the Music Hall with wonderful bluegrass and gospel music. The Wilsons, a very strong musical family who play fiddles, guitars, banjos and mandolins and sing, will keep you entertained for hours with their music and song. Famous gospel artist Stan Shuman will warm your heart with his wonderful presentation of famous gospel music he's helped write or sing over the years. Admission to the Music Hall Friday night will be $5. However, the $5 can be applied to any food or beverages you purchase FRIDAYNIGHTONLY. As always, the SOS CafŽ and Restaurant will have available delicious foods and beverages at regular prices during any evening events. Doors to the Music hall open at about 6 p.m., show begins at 7 p.m. SATURDAYNIGHTTed "Teddy MacElvis" McMullen as "Elvis" will be the grand marshal Saturday night, Nov. 28, before his "Elvis" show when the SOSMP opens to the public the annual magnificent Suwannee Lights Christmas extravaganza. This drivethru event draws hundreds of vehicles filled with excited families who delight in the beautiful lighted, exquisitely handmade Christmas exhibits from Saturday after Thanksgiving thru Christmas Eve. Santa will be at the Arts and Crafts Village when you finish your Christmas Lights tour, shopping is encouraged for those special Christmas gifts and hot chocolate and cookies will be available. Doors to the Music Hall open to the public for dinner and beverages Nov. 28 at 4:30 p.m. The golf cart parade Saturday night gets underway at 6:30 p.m. The "Elvis" show begins at about 7:15 p.m. in the Music Hall. You may want to enjoy the entire experience by gathering your family and friends for four days at the SOSMPthis year for the Thanksgiving holiday. Think about it! You could also relieve mom of her annual holiday cooking chores and enjoy Thanksgiving dinner with us, then enjoy the special events set for the entire weekend. Including "Elvis," you may even go canoeing, rent a golf cart, fish, visit the Arts and Crafts Village, bring your horse and ride our extensive trails, play mini and disc golf, bicycle, jog or just relax, visit and enjoy the tranquility of North Florida, sitting on the banks of the famous Suwannee River and watching the river just roll on by. The SOSMPis conveniently located on US 129 4.5 miles north of Live Oak, Fla. You may also access US 129 from Interstates 10 and 75. From I-75, head south on US 129 4.5 miles to the SOSMPlocated on your right. From I-10, take the US 129 exit north 4.5 miles to the SOSMPlocated on your left across from the Florida Agricultural Inspection Station. If you would like to inquire about providing an exhibit vendor services during this event, please contact Cher Skinner at 386-364-4641 or email her at CMYCUTS2@yahoo.com. To secure accommodations for the weekend at the SOSMP,reserve your seating for the Music Hall Nov. 27 or 28,or if you have any questions,please call the SOSMP at 386-364-1683 or go to the website at www.musicliveshere.com. You may also email the SOSMP at spirit@musicliveshere.com. We'll be proud to assist you! Ya'll come,you hear!Old Tyme Farm DaysAlook into the past and much moreStephen Nielson and Ovid Young, Duo Pianists. Photo:SubmittedAs part of ÔLive! At Dowling Park' Artist Series reside in Dallas, TX. Teaching is an enthusiastic pursuit for Mr. Nielson, and he maintains a limited schedule for working with gifted young people and adults in the North Texas area. He also accepts a few invitations annually to conduct master classes in performance, practicing, and repertoire. Mr. Young and his wife, and their two sons reside in Bourbonnais, IL, where Mr. Young is Artist-inResidence in the College of Arts & Sciences at Olivet Nazarene University, a private Christian university 50 minutes south of downtown Chicago. While both Nielson and Young are pianists and composers, Mr. Young is also a conductor and renowned organist. Additional information about Nielson and Young can be found on their web site: http://www.nielsonandyou ng.com/. Season Pass tickets, which cover this event and all other events held during the 2009-2010 ÔLive! At Dowling Park'Artist Series season, continue to be on sale, and prices are as follows: ACVMembers: $58.50, Adults (i.e., nonACVMembers): $72, Students (ages 13-18): $22.50, and Children (ages 5-12): $13.50. The Family Plan ticket is $117. Individual ticket prices for this concert are as follows: ACVMembers: $15, Adults (i.e., non-ACV Members): $18, Students (ages 13-18): $5, and Children (ages 5-12): $3. Admission for children ages 4 and under is free. All tickets are available at the ACVCashier's Office, as well as in Live Oak at The Music Center and the Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce. Tickets may also be purchased at the door on the evening of the concert. ÔLive! At Dowling Park' is pleased to welcome guests participating in the Reciprocity Program: North Florida Community College (NFCC) and Community Concerts of Lake City, Inc. For additional information about this performance,please call Dick Grillo at 386-6585557 or e-mail dgrillo@acvillage.net. A youngster plays on an old-time tractor at a previous edition of Old Tyme Farm Days at the Spirit of the Suwannee. The Wilson Family Band will perform gospel music at Old Tyme Farm Days.Courtesy photosSinger/songwriter Stan Shuman will be on hand Friday night.

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new North Florida PAGE 12,NOVEMBER 18 & 19,2009 CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE WWW.NFLAONLINE.COM SERVING NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTH GEORGIA 561264-F Each Kit Includes: ! "#$% &'( ()*Sell Your Car for “Top Dollar” FreeRun your Car For Sale classified in the Wednesday North Florida Focus & Friday Suwannee Democrat Classifieds and get the Car Kit for FREE.Deadline for placing your ad is Friday at 11:00 a.m.499524-F*Not valid with the $18.95 specialGet your Car For Sale Kit* MADISON "Christmas Spectacular" is the theme for this year's Christmas at the Mansion holiday open house Dec. 9-13 at the Wardlaw-Smith-Goza Conference Center in Madison, Fla. The North Florida Community College Foundation, Inc. and the Friends of the Mansion cordially invite the community to attend. The Mansion will be open to the public Wednesday through Saturday, Dec. 9-12 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 13 from 1-4 p.m. Visitors will see the historic Mansion transformed into a spectacular holiday celebration of Christmas dŽcor and cheer. NFCC also invites parents to bring their children to "Cookies with Santa" on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the WSG Conference Center. "Cookies with Santa" is sponsored by the Junior Auxiliary of Madison County. The public is invited to stop by anytime during the open house hours. For group tours, call in advance, 850-973-9432. Don't miss this wonderful holiday opportunity and tradition. Admission is free. The WSG Conference Center,listed in the Historic American Buildings' Survey and the National Register of Historic Places,was built in 1860 and now serves as NFCC's conference center. The historic two-story building facilitates meetings, exhibits,weddings,special events and is open to tours upon request. For more information,contact Maria Greene, Mansion coordinator,at (850) 973-9432 or email greenem@nfcc.edu.NFCC Christmas at the Mansion open house Dec. 9-13Enjoy "Christmas Spectacular" dŽcor and "Cookies with Santa"The WSG Mansion.Courtesy photo

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new North Florida NOVEMBER 18 & 19,2009,PAGE 13 CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE WWW.NFLAONLINE.COM SERVING NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTH GEORGIA 500221-Fwww.nflaonline.com By Kim Rose Heading to the hospital? These days, the newest member of your medical team just might be the building itself and it's likely to play a bigger role in your healing than you might think. New trends in hospital design are helping health-care systems to better choreograph care and provide a soothing yet energy-efficient environment. Consider the Shands Cancer Hospital at the University of Florida, which opened earlier this month. The new 500,000-square-foot, $388-million medical tower is an extension of the Shands at UF academic medical center on its new south campus. The tower will feature 192 private beds and will house the Shands Critical Care Center for emergency and trauma services. Medical teams will serve a variety of inpatients, including those receiving diagnostic and therapeutic oncology care. "Through academic medicine, we offer patients novel diagnostic and treatment options by expert physicians, researchers and teachers, and skilled and compassionate nurses and clinical teams," said Timothy Goldfarb, Shands HealthCare CEO. "Now we have added a truly innovative, healing setting that incorporates industry best practices and therapeutic design to enhance our patient's overall health-care experience. This is the hospital of tomorrow." Shands and Gainesville Regional Utilities partnered to establish the GRU South Energy Center to provide 100 percent of the hospital's energy needs. The onsite power plant will ensure uninterrupted power, independent of the city's energy grid, regardless of a prolonged outage elsewhere in the community. It will efficiently convert fuel into electricity and provide 46 percent savings compared with traditional fossil fuel-burning generations. Officials estimate this will save 27 million kilowatts per year, enough to power about 3,000 homes. The commitment to use environmentally sustainable construction methods to build the hospital has earned Shands HealthCare the silver Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design designation per the U.S. Green Building Council rating system. "We used insulated windows that are treated to reduce solar glare and white rooftops designed to reflect heat," said Brad Pollitt, Shands HealthCare vice president for facilities. "The facility's air-conditioning heat wheels help to recover lost energy and irrigation and drainage systems use reclaimed water. We provide showers for employees who River 6, a team of 11 AmeriCorps NCCC members from the Southern Region Campus, is arriving at the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge to partner with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to restore canoe and walking trail systems that were damaged during the wildfires in 2007 and windstorms of 2008 and 2009. River 6 will also be supporting Refuge staff in the management of the Okefenokee, assisting in controlled burns that are vital to the Refuge's ecosystem and working to monitor and protect the habitat of the endangered Red-Cockaded Woodpecker. The group arrived at the Refuge on Oct. 30 and will remain in Folkston until Dec. 17. AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps is a full-time, team-basedAmeriCorps NCCC to rebuild trail system at Okefenokee National Wildlife RefugeNew hospital's therapeutic design supports healing, green practicesSHANDS UFDr. Joseph Adrian Tyndall, chairman of emergency medicine, shares his expertise during an open house. Shands Critical Care Cent er at UF is located in the medical tower and combines an emergency department and Level I trauma center. Photo:Sarah Kiewel/University of Floridabike to work and special parking for hybrid cars." Pollitt says that Shands is now being considered for gold-level LEED certification and will be one of a few academic medical centers nationwide to achieve this rating. "Opening the Shands Cancer Hospital at UF marks a milestone for us," said Dr. David S. Guzick, UF senior vice president for health affairs and president of the UF&Shands Health System. "It will enable us to meet the growing needs of cancer patients, advance our ability to care for emergency and critical care patients and ensure our long-term commitment to meeting the region's health-care needs." In designing the building, hospital facilities teams worked with architects whose expertise is health-care environments. Nursing and medical staff provided input to incorporate features such as nurse stations that improve sight lines to patients and monitoring systems and details that give patients control of their environment, allowing them to adjust lighting and window shades with the click of a remote. There is abundant natural light on each floor and hallway lights are wall-mounted or recessed so patients aren't subjected to blinding glare as they are wheeled from place to place. "Every planning and design decision we made as a team was centered on patient comfort and ease for hospital staff in providing safe and healing care," said Laura Stillman, principal-incharge/project director at Flad Architects. "The new building is light-filled, welcoming and easily navigable for patients, families and staff and we believe it offers hope to those who will experience it," she added. In 2009, more than 100,000 cancer cases will be diagnosed in Florida, second only to California in the nation's cancer cases. In north Florida alone, at least 4,500 new cases are diagnosed annually. One in seven adults treated at Shands at UF has a cancer-related condition. The new tower also includes the Shands Critical Care Center at UF, which combines an emergency department and Level I trauma center. The emergency room has 62 treatment areas and provides clinical teams the capacity to treat 100,000 patients a year. The trauma center has four large treatment rooms and is strategically located directly beneath the rooftop helipad that can hold the weight of two helicopters at once making care a brief elevator ride away when every moment counts. In addition, in mass-casualty situations the emergency department capacity can be quickly doubled. The private exam rooms have breakaway doors, are 18 inches wider than code requirements and can hold side-by-side beds. The hospital also includes 12 hightech operating rooms designed to accommodate anticipated evolutions in robotics and 3-D imaging; surgical intensive and intermediate care units; and a bone marrow transplant unit, outpatient clinic and stem cell lab. A full-spectrum radiology department features the "crown jewel" of imaging, the Aquilion ONE 320-detector row CT scanner. The $2.5-million diagnostic tool, the second Shands HealthCare has acquired, helps physicians diagnose cancer, and it can detect stroke and heart disease in minutes, replacing dozens of other tests that typically take hours or even days. Shands was the first in Florida and one of only a handful in the nation to acquire this technology. Ultimately, hospital officials worked hard to create a setting that underscores their commitment to hope and healing, from the Garden of Hope, which provides a place for quiet reflection, to the Sanctuaries of Silence and Peace, areas for meditation and prayer. "As our clinical teams focus on each patient's medical and physical condition, the beautifully designed building creates a healing environment and helps us support their emotional well-being," Goldfarb said. Some studies indicate that design improvements lead to improved patient outcomes, although more research needs to be done, according to Robert Cassidy, editor-in-chief of Building Design+Construction magazine, based in Oak Brook, Ill. "There's great value in saving energy, improving day-lighting and providing views of nature and other amenities, such as healing gardens and family centered patient rooms and facilities," Cassidy said. "One of the ways the patients and families evaluate a healthcare setting is how bright and cozy it is. Whether those elements have a benefit in reduced length of stay or other clinical benefits is not scientifically proven, but our gut tells us they do." residential program for men and women ages 1824. NCCC members are organized into teams of 1012 members and serve in the region's local communities by responding to needs identified by the community in the areas of: disaster preparation, response, recovery and mitigation; environmental conservation; public safety; education; and other unmet human needs. Contact Erika Roberts, community relations specialist,for more information on the NCCC Southern Region campus at eroberts@cns.gov or 202391-1099 or 601-630-4048 or visit www.americorps.gov/nccc.

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new North Florida NOVEMBER 18 & 19,2009,PAGE 15 CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE WWW.NFLAONLINE.COM SERVING NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTH GEORGIA NFCC students get involved at Club ExpoDenise Bell advisor for the Sentinel Upstage players takes first for the best booth at the Expo. NFCC Soar Advisor Bonnie Littlefield displays butterfly chrysalis while club members hold up second place trophy. ABOVE: NFCC Phi Theta Kappa honor society set up to welcome its newest members. RIGHT: Trailblazer students Jeremy Weatherspoon and Veronica Bruton show off fourth place trophy, while handing out the latest edition. NFCC Business Club advisor Marie Guest talks business with potential new member. Sentinel Rocketeers get ready to make the Club Expo a real "blast" with live rocket launches. Courtesy photos

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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Odd Even U U new new Odd EvenU U new new North Florida PAGE 16,NOVEMBER 18 & 19,2009 CLASSIFIED MARKETPLACE WWW.NFLAONLINE.COM SERVING NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTH GEORGIAOnly a few years ago, cranberries were seldom seen outside the holiday season and even then they were primarily served as sauce with the turkey. Now, sweetened, dried cranberries, along with cranberry juice and sauce, are enjoyed throughout the year. Fresh cranberries are generally available only from September to December, but you can find frozen berries all year round. "The popularity of baked goods like cranberry muffins, scones and breads has helped us appreciate the unique, tart and tangy flavor of these little berries. Since dried and frozen products are easily accessible, we can include cranberries in our favorite recipes any time," observed Martha White(r) baking expert Linda Carman. "However, since the harvesting season for fresh cranberries so perfectly corresponds with our holidays and the tradition is so strong, cranberries will always be a part of holiday celebrations." Native American fruit Native to North America, cranberries (one of only three native fruits along with blueberries and concord grapes) were used by Native Americans for food, medicinal purposes and dye for blankets, rugs and clothing. Having shared their know-how with the Pilgrims, cranberries were probably served at that very first Thanksgiving feast. And the berries were taken aboard ships and eaten by sailors to prevent scurvy on long sea voyages. As a result, cranberries were the first American fruit to arrive in Europe. Although cranberries grow wild, they are hard to find since they grow only in lowland bogs. The Cape Cod region was the first to successfully cultivate cranberries, which thrived because of the climate, soil and local lowlands. Cranberries are actually grown in dry beds although we often see pictures of cranberries floating in a field of water. Flooding aids in harvesting and protecting the plants from freezing. Cranberries for the holidays Cranberry sauce is certainly a holiday tradition for most families. Many folks have a sentimental attachment to the wiggly, jellied cranberry sauce of their childhood, while others use fresh berries to make a sauce, relish or a congealed salad. But when it comes to holiday baking, cranberries really shine. Added to cornbread dressing, baked in a pie, cake or muffin, cranberries add a tang and explosion of color that make any recipe special. Winter Cranberry Tart with Cinnamon Whipped Cream is easy to make in a 9 x 13-inch baking pan. The brown sugar crust is simply pressed into the pan. Just bake a few minutes, pour on fresh cranberry filling, bake a few more minutes and you'll have a memorable dessert to serve throughout the holiday season. Top off a holiday brunch with Cranberry Sour Cream Coffeecake topped with canned whole berry cranberry sauce. Cranberry and almond flavors pair beautifully to create this delectable festive coffee cake. And Cranberry Pecan Corn Muffins create a taste sensation equally delicious for breakfast or as a surprise accompaniment to holiday dinners. Made with a convenient sweet corn muffin mix and dried cranberries, these muffins are so moist and flavorful you'll be making them all year round. For more holiday recipes,visit at www.marthawhite.com. Winter Cranberry Tart With Cinnamon Whipped Cream Crisco Original No-Stick Cooking Spray Crust 2 1/2 cups Martha White AllPurpose Flour 1/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1/2 teaspoon salt 10 tablespoons cold butter Filling 3 large eggs 2/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup light corn syrup 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups coarsely chopped, drained cranberries 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts Cinnamon Whipped Cream 1 cup whipping cream 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1. Heat oven to 350¡F. Spray 13 x 9-inch pan with no-stick cooking spray. Combine flour, 1/3 cup brown sugar and 1/2 teaspoon salt in medium bowl; mix well. Cut in 10 tablespoons butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press mixture firmly in bottom and about 1 inch up sides of prepared pan. Bake 20 minutes and prepare filling while crust is baking. 2. Beat eggs in large bowl. Add all remaining filling ingredients except cranberries and walnuts; mix until smooth. Stir in cranberries and walnuts. 3. Pour filling into partially baked crust. Return to oven; bake an additional 25 minutes or until filling is set. Cool on wire rack 1 hour or until completely cooled. Store in refrigerator. 4. Whip cream with granulated sugar and cinnamon. Cut tart into squares. Top with whipped cream. 12 servings Cranberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake Crisco Original No-Stick Cooking Spray Coffee Cake 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups Martha White(r) Self-Rising Flour 1 cup sour cream 1 cup whole berry cranberry sauce 1/2 cup chopped blanched almonds, toasted* Glaze 1 cup powdered sugar 2 tablespoons milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1. Heat oven to 350¡F. Spray 13 x 9-inch pan with nostick cooking spray. Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl, with electric mixer at medium speed, until light and fluffy. Add eggs and almond extract. Beat well. Add flour alternately with sour cream, beginning and ending with flour. Mix well after each addition. Pour batter into prepared pan. 2. Spoon cranberry sauce evenly over batter. Spread lightly but do not try to cover batter. Sprinkle evenly with almonds. 3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until cake begins to pull away from sides of pan. Cool in pan on oven rack 5 minutes. 4.Stir together glaze ingredients in small bowl. Drizzle over warm coffee cake. 12 servings TIP:* To toast almonds: Place almonds in baking pan. Bake at 350¡F. for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring after 3 minutes, until lightly browned. Cranberry Pecan Corn Muffins Crisco Original No-Stick Cooking Spray 2 large eggs 1/2 cup milk 1 cup sour cream 1/4 cup butter, melted 2 (7 oz.) pkg. Martha White(r) Sweet Yellow Cornbread Mix 3/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries 1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans* 1. Heat oven to 400¡F. Spray 12 muffin cups with nostick cooking spray. Beat eggs in large bowl. Add milk, sour cream, butter and cornbread mix. Stir just until smooth. Stir in cranberries and pecans. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full. 2. Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool in pan 2 minutes. Remove from pan. 12 servings TIP: *To toast pecans: Place pecans in dry nonstick skillet; cook over medium heat, shaking pan until nuts are lightly browned. Or place pecans in a baking pan. Bake at 350¡F. for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes, until lightly browned. The possibilities for a special gift from your kitchen are endless a great pound cake, a loaf of banana bread, special cinnamon rolls or even a homemade pecan pie. "Anything you bake from a treasured family recipe will have special meaning as a gift to a friend," said the Martha White(r) baking expert Linda Carman. "However, practically speaking, cookies are one of the best choices for gift giving." Cookies are a universal favorite. They can be packed in a beautiful tin or other festive container, are easy to make, and many varieties will maintain their quality for several days without refrigeration. A wide variety of cookies will look beautiful on a platter, but cookies retain their flavor and characteristic textures better if stored separately. Rather than go for a decadent cookie, consider reviving a simpler childhood favorite this year. Fun-to-make Thumbprints are a perfect example. Adorned with jewel-toned jam centers, they will make a beautiful gift and bring back cherished holiday memories. If you feel the need to embellish them a little more for the holidays, consider different variations which feature the addition of nuts to the cookie dough and topped with complementary jam flavors like almond cookies with cherry jam. Thumbprints 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups Martha White(r) All-Purpose Flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/3 cup Smucker's Jam or Preserves, such as strawberry, raspberry or apricot 1. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl, with electric mixer at medium speed, until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla. Beat well. Whisk flour and baking powder in large bowl. Beat into butter mixture on low speed until well blended. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour. 2. Heat oven to 375¡F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet. Make a deep indentation in center of each ball with finger or tip of wooden spoon. (Center will spread open as cookies bake.) 3. Bake 10 minutes. Remove from oven. Fill center of each cookie 1/4 teaspoon jam. Return to oven. Bake 5 minutes or until golden brown, being careful not to burn jam. Cool on wire racks. 3 1/2 dozen cookies Delicious Thumbprint Variations Cherry Almond Thumbprints: Prepare cookie dough as directed, except stir 1/2 cup finely chopped almonds in with flour mixture. Fill cookies with cherry preserves. Peach Pecan Thumbprints: Prepare cookie dough as directed above, except stir 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans in with flour mixture. Fill cookies with peach preserves. Apricot Walnut Thumbprints: Prepare cookie dough as directed, except stir 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts in with flour mixture. Fill cookies with apricot preserves. Is it dressing or stuffing? No matter what you call it, dressing or stuffing is a revered holiday tradition all over the country. "What you call it and whether it's made with bread or cornbread is probably dictated by family tradition and where you grew up," said the Martha White(r) baking expert Linda Carman. "Southerners generally call the famous accompaniment dressing, not stuffing, and prefer to make it with cornbread and bake it in a pan alongside the turkey." Historically, this tradition makes perfect sense because many of the deepest traditions are born by folks making do with what's on hand. In the rural South, that meant leftover cornbread softened with a few leftover biscuits, seasoned with celery, onions, sage and broth. Why Southerners prefer to bake it in a pan instead of in the bird remains a mystery, Cranberriesmake holiday baking shine SEEBAKE A GIFT,PAGE17Photos:Metro

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