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Friday Edition Â— July 22, 201150 CENTSSuwannee Democrat www.suwanneedemocrat.com SEE SUWANNEE, PAGE 11A SEE MAN, PAGE 11A126th YEAR, NO. 80 | 2 SECTIONS, 22 PAGES Serving Suwannee County since 1884, including Live Oak, Wellborn, Dowling Park, Branford, McAlpin and OÂ’Brien REMEMBER IF THE SUNBELT TAGS NOT ON YOUR CAR YOU PAID TOO MUCH! 684091lcv39 Month Lease, 0 Down at signing, No security No Purchase Necessary Must Present Coupon Limit 1 Per Person 671466agv For Kids 12 & Under Â“Who you barking at?Â”The Old Dog says ,INSIDESee Destination Suwannee VisitorÂ’s Guide in WednesdayÂ’s Suwannee Democrat. VOTE NOWAbsentee voting ongoing for liquor movementSEE STORY, PAGE 3A ONLINEsuwanneedemocrat.com Suwannee Valley Probation burglarized Board to meet Oct. 5 to discuss matter fullySEE STORY, PAGE 2ACounty manager talks continue By Jeff Waters, email@example.comWith the special election to determine whether Suwannee County should remain dry or not less than a month away, the Suwannee County Development Authority Board has decided to publicly support the county going wet, its chairman told the Democrat Thursday. Meanwhile, the Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce has decided to poll its members to determine if they should take a stand on the issue. Â“The board voted to find out what the membership felt,Â” said Dennis Cason of the Chamber, who is also the president of the Suwannee County Economic Alliance, which is the umbrella agency for not only the chamber but also the local Tourism Development Council, Council for Progress and the Development Authority. There are about 350 members that make up the Chamber of Commerce. Cason said the Chamber sent out postcards to each member asking them if the Chamber should support going wet or not. He said each postcard was assigned a number on it that determines who the member is for confidentiality. Tim Alcorn, chairman of the Development Authority Board, said that board will support the county going wet Â“strictly for economic reasons.Â” Â“If we can drag some people off that interstate, they may want to buy a newspaper, they may want to stop for a nice meal, then thatÂ’sDevelopment Authority supports going wetWillie Sharp places his absentee ballot into a ballot box Thursday at the Suwannee County Supervisor of Elections Office in Live Oak. Photo: Stephenie Livingston Chairman cites economic reasons By Jeffry Boatrightjeffry.firstname.lastname@example.orgThe possibility of Suwannee County being selected as the site of the worldÂ’s largest solar farm remains alive and well. Following a July 13 workshop, Suwannee County Coordinator Joe Gerrity indicated that National Solar Power LLC could announce a location for the solar farm within the next couple of weeks. Suwannee County remains in the running for the solar farm, along with Gadsden, Hardee, and Osceola counties in Florida, Sumter and Tatnall counties inSuwannee still a solar contenderBy Stephenie Livingstonstephenie.email@example.comCounty custodial services wonÂ’t be privatized after the proposal was quickly shot down at the start of TuesdayÂ’s County Commission meeting. Commissioner Wesley Wainwright suggested July 5 that the board look into outsourcing custodial duties as a way to potentially save money and cut costs in that area, including benefits and supplies, a move that could have landed custodial workers in the unemployment line. Tuesday night the audience in-BOCC votes to end discussion on matterCUSTODIAL PRIVATIZATION A DEAD ISSUE SEE CUSTODIAL, PAGE 11A July 22-23 at The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park SEE RELATED STORY, PAGE 5A By Stephenie Livingstonstephenie.firstname.lastname@example.orgA Jasper man was sentenced to 30 months to the Department of Corrections recently on an aggravated battery with a dangerous weapon charge, according to court documents. Jontue Fredron McCloud, 19, 4260 102nd Lane, Jasper, Staff A Live Oak man has been jailed on a lewd or lascivious battery charge stemming from a 2009 case, Live Oak Police reports show. James Lee Russell, 31, 156 NE Monroe Ave., Live Oak, was arrested Monday on one Live Oak man arrested on lewd/lascivious battery chargeJames Russell The Suwannee Democrat and Ken Allen welcome Atlantis back homeNASA employee and Live Oak native Ken Allen held the July 15 issue of the Suwannee Democrat, which included a feature story on Allen's involvement in the shuttle program, as the Space Shuttle Atlantis landed Thursday morning. To read the July 15 story go to suwa nneedemocrat.com and search the archives for Â“shuttle.Â” Courtesy photo Man gets 30 months DOC Jontue McCloud SEE LIVE OAK, PAGE 11A INDEX Arrests..........................2A Classifieds....................6B Death Notices..............8A Legal Notices................6-7B Religion........................4-5B Sports............................1-3B SEE DEVELOPMENT, PAGE 11A
FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 2AON THE SIDEFLIPArrest Record Advertising Manager, Monja Slater ext. 105Sr. Advertising Representative, Bill Regan ext. 160Advertising Representative, Nancy Goodwin ext. 141Advertising Representative, Rhonda Cheney ext. 109Telesales Ad Representative, Jennifer Hutchins ext. 103Classified/Legal, Janice Ganote ext. 102 HOW TO REACH USSwitchboard 386-362-1734 Fax 386-364-5578 Email email@example.com Mail P.O. Box 370 Live Oak, FL 32064 Office 211 Howard Street EastPublisher, Myra Regan ext. 122 CONTACT US WITH YOUR COMMENTSIf you have any questions or concerns, call us at 386-362-1734 or visit our Web site at www.suwanneedemocrat.com NEWSROOMEditor, Jeff Waters ext. 131Reporter, Stephenie Livingston ext. 130Sports Reporter, Corey Davis ext. 133Reporter, Joyce Marie Taylor ext. 134Reporter, Jeffry Boatright ext. 132ADVERTISING CIRCULATIONCirculation Manager, Angie Sparks ext. 152Circulation Service Hours, M-F 8 a.m. 5 p.m. Subscription Rates, In-county, $33 Out-of-county, $48 320 White Avenue, Live Oak, FL 32064 The Decker Law Firm Attorneys at Law Rose M. Decker, Jr Andrew J. Decker, IIIAnthony W. Chauncey Andrew J. Decker, IV Â€ Criminal DefenseÂ€ Foreclosures Â€ Bankruptcy Â€ Family LawÂ€ Business Formation Â€ Real Property Â€ Wills, Estates, Guardianships, & Commercial Litigation and Probate681817gavÂ€Personal Injury Grocery Store Restaurant & BakeryStore Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 8 a.m. 9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat. 8 a.m. 10 p.m. Sun. 8 a.m. 9 p.m. ÂEXPERIENCE MEXICAN AUTHENTICITY AT ITS BESTÂŽ 965 W. Howard St. Live Oak, FL 32064Phone: 386-362-2111 Fax: 386-362-2052 ...at affordable everyday low prices! We Cut Fresh Meat Everyday $59965Â¢ Bakery Items Each 89Â¢Lb.Tomate59Â¢ Jalapeno PeppersBud Light 18 pack$1399 Tomatoes We now accept Food Stamps Bring Your Family Children 10 yrs. & under eat free Mon. thru Thurs.683983RAV Fresh Tortilla 89Â¢Lb. Whole Chicken 12 pack$129910% OFFAny Cakes Ordered.We do money transfers & check cashing Discounts Available $399Lb. Sausage Modelo Members Mark Paper Towels 2/$3Lb.3 packs$500 99Â¢Lb. Homemade Fresh TortillaÂs EditorÂ’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 SheriffÂ’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 July 19, James Francis Beck, 26, 418 Webb Dr, Live Oak, FL, no valid dl, reckless driving: SCSOH.Harris July 19, Steven Lee Lindner, 29, 12628 145th Rd, Live Oak, FL, false info to leo: LOPD-L.Roger July 19, Adam James Hughes, 24, 9191 240th St, OÂ’Brien, FL, violation of injunction: SCSO-J.Brooks July 19, Sybrina Kelly Reams, 41, 4915 60th Place, Live Oak, FL, poss oxycodone w/int sell, sale of oxycodone, traffic in oxy(4g or more but less than 14 g, poss oxy w/int to sell, sale of oxycodone: SCSO DTF Smith July 19, Thomas Ray Amon, 36, 4915 60th Pl, Live Oak, FL, traffic oxycodone (4 gms or more less than 14 gms, sale of oxycodone, poss oxy w/int to sell, poss oxy w/int to sell, sale of oxycodone, unlaw use 2-way comm dev, poss oxy w/int to sell, sale of oxycodone, poss oxy w/int to sell, sale of oxycodone, poss oxy w/int to sell, sale of oxycodone, cultivation of cannabis, poss of -20 g cannabis, poss drug paraphernalia, sentenced 60 days cj July 19, Daniel Brooks Escobar, 35, 861 S E Rolling Hill Driv, Lake City, FL, vop o/c battery, pay $380.00 cash only: SCSO-A.Loston July 19, Kanin Robert Grant, 24, 212 Sw Archie Glen, Lake City, FL, grand theft III, dealing in stolen prop: SCSO-A.Loston July 20, Yolanda Carlotta Jones, 32, 7804 103rd Drive, Live Oak, FL, poss drug paraphernalia: LOPD-D. Slaughter 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. Â“POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Suwannee Democrat, PO Box 370, Live Oak, FL 32064.Â” 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 writerÂ’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 MUST be 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Your name is not required, but you must adhere to no more than 200 words. Suwannee DemocratServing Suwannee County Since 1884 SuwanneeCounty Part of Â“The Original FloridaÂ” By Stephenie Livingstonstephenie.livingston@ gaflnews.comDebates continue to swirl around the proposed county manager form of government for Suwannee County, mainly focusing on advertising for the position. At an April commission meeting, Commissioner Phil Oxendine proposed the county advertise for a county manager based onCounty manager talks continue Board to meet Oct. 5 to discuss matter fullyprevious discussions by the board to look into moving toward that form of government. Oxendine, along with Commissioner Wesley Wainwright, have said they feel advertising would be best to find the most qualified for the job. Going to a county manager form of government would require the board to eliminate the title of county coordinator, and for the board to write a new job description for the person. County Coordinator Joe Gerrity said he wonÂ’t apply for the position if advertised because he was not under the impression that commissioners intended to advertise to begin with. GerrityÂ’s assurance that he will not apply for the position if it is advertised has added to concerns by some commissioners that converting to a county manager form of government would cause too much disruption. Gerrity stood his ground Thursday. Â“IÂ’m still not interested if they advertise for it,Â” he said. By law, the county doesnÂ’t have to advertise before hiring a county manager. Thus far, county commissioners have taken no action on the matter. They voted Tuesday night to meet Oct. 5 at 9 a.m. at the Live Oak Passenger Depot to discuss the matter further. Commission Chairman Jesse Caruthers said Wednesday he is no longer in favor of the change as long as there is discussion on the table to advertise the position instead of hiring SEE COUNTY, PAGE 11A LOTTERYRESULTS CASH 3 7/20/11. 7,9,9 . . . 7.6.2 PLAY 4 7/20/11 .4,5,7,3 . . . .4,3,3,0 FANTASY 5 7/20/11. . . . . 22,27,31,32,36 MEGA MONEY 8,17,35,41 MB 14 LOTTO . . . 5,8,12,18,31,36, x4 POWERBALL . . . 1,4,38,40,42, . . . . . . . . . . PB 17, x4 Florida Florida
FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 3A The Boys & Girls Club of North Central Florida is now accepting applications for the 21st CCLC Summer Program. We offer fun, educational enrichment activities for all children between the ages of 6 and 18 through our 21st CCLC program. Please contact the Unit Director to reserve your childs spot: Suwannee County Unit 617 Ontario Avenue (Douglas Center) Live Oak, FL 386-330-4628 ALL PROGRAMS ARE PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE!!! RESERVE YOUR CHILDÂS SPOT NOW!!!680682dwv 2011/2012 REGISTRATION Blush Dance Company REGISTER NOW Call Beka 386-590-6261 Now offering lessons in Hip-Hop, Baton, & Pointe! MONDAY-THURSDAY 5:30-7:30 DON'T FORGET ZUMBA! MONDAY & THURSDAY 6:30PM. TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY 9:00AM 386-590-6261 ONE FREE ZUMBA Class with this Coupon!One coupon per person.683781dsv 679154AMV 415 S.W. Pinewood Dr., Live Oak, FL 32064 FINANCIAL AID IS AVAILABLE AND ACCEPTED. APPROVED FOR VA TRAINING BENEFITS. ACCREDITED BY THE COUNCIL ON OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION, INC. Register Now! Building Construction or Masonry Classes Call (386) 647-4200 to schedule TABE test Classes start August 22 nd 684004-F Publix Super Markets invites our community to participate in a program to collect school supplies for homeless children in Suwannee County. This program is similar to Â“Operation Stuff the BusÂ” but different in that there are Â“recipesÂ” of supplies for various grade levels, and these supplies are pre-packaged and available for purchase by community members. Store customers can purchase the pre-made packages of school supplies that range from $5 to $11. United Way of Suwannee Valley is coordinating the distribution of the school supplies for the Publix Super Markets in the Suwannee Valley. As donated school supplies accumulate, they are picked up by the United Way homeless coordinator. The supplies will be delivered to Suwannee County schools for the new school year. Homeless children in need of school supplies will receive these donated items. Publix Super Markets thanks its dedicated customers for their support of this program and for helping make it possible for many children to receive the Â“toolsÂ” they need to learn this school year. United Way of Suwannee Valley is a community impact and fundraising organization which advances the common good by utilizing volunteers on all levels to identify unmet community needs and seek to alleviate those needs through United Way of Suwannee Valley initiatives and the funding of 22 affiliated health and human service agencies.Publix Super Market in Live Oak conducts its Â“School Tools for Cool KidsÂ” School Supply Collection Drive Staff Those who vote by absentee or wish to do so have until Aug. 15 on the issue of whether Suwannee County should remain dry or become wet. The actual election day is Aug. 16. Absentee voting began Thursday, July 7 and will end Monday, Aug. 15. To request an absentee ballot, you can simply call the Suwannee County Supervisor of Elections Office at 386-362-2616, or you can email that office at email@example.com. You can also request a ballot by mail by writing to 220 Pine Avenue, SW Live Oak, Fl 32060. Those who wish to vote on a Saturday can do so through early voting which is Monday, Aug. 8 Saturday, Aug. 13, either at the elections office, or at Branford Public Library at 703 Northwest Suwannee Ave., Branford. The number is 386-935-1556. Remember, the election is Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. To find your polling place, visit the elections office website at www.suwanneevotes.com, click on elections and then precinct finder. The deadline to register to vote in this special election was July 18.Absentee voting underway for liquor movementSuwannee County has been chosen to receive $18,331 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in this area. Agencies interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter Program funds must contact Rita Dopp, United Way of Suwannee Valley, 386-752-5604, for an application. The deadline for applications is July 29, 2011.Suwannee County awarded $18,331 from Emergency Food and Shelter National Board ProgramOnlinewww.suwanneedemocrat.com 2011 area high school football schedules Click on the tab on the left Love INC will be accepting donations of socks, underwear, T-shirts, shorts and personal hygiene products for homeless children in the Suwannee County Schools. Sizes range from pre-school children to adult sized children in high school. There are children of all sizes who are homeless and you can help those children by making a donation to this cause. Donations can be dropped off at the Love INC office, the Chamber of Commerce, or Suwannee Valley Electric before the finale. Â“Stuff the BugÂ” will be the finale at Walmart on July 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.STUFF THE BUGLake Park Outlets, Lake Park, Ga.... is offering Â“Better Than Tax Free WeekendÂ” with participating stores offering 10% of purchases not only for your Back to School needs but for all your needs, July 28 through July 31, 2011. Shop these stores for your 10% Off Â“Better Than Tax Free WeekendÂ” savings; BeallÂ’s Outlet, Carters, Dress Barn/Woman, Famous Labels, Kitchen Collection, LÂ’eggs, Hanes, Bali, Playtex, Polo. You can say hello to a good buy at Lake Park Outlets, located at Exit 5 off I75 in Lake Park, Ga. Some exclusions may apply see individual stores for details.Georgia says Â“NoÂ” again to Tax Free Weekend in 2011BACK TO SCHOOL!Lake Park Outlets says, Â“YesÂ” to Â“Better than Tax Free WeekendÂ” 1st Annual Flea Across Florida. FloridaÂ’s longest yard sale will take place Fri.~ Sat. & Sun. Sept. 9, 10 & 11 on US Hwy. 90. The 272 mile yard sale will link all communities and towns from Historic Live Oak to Pensacola with stops in every community along the way. The Flea Across Florida Yard Sale wil feature vendors selling everything from antiques, collectibles, furniture and locally crafted items to the traditional yard sale fare. Yard sale sites will range from large multi-organization sites to individual sites along Hwy. 90. A special Â“Official Yard SaleÂ” sign will identify each official Flea Across Florida yard sale site. Participating vendors will include a variety of fabulous sidewalk sales at downtown businesses as well as traditional yard sales. Official Yard Sale hours are from 8am to 6pm all 3 days, rain or shine. Flea Across Florida Yard Sale is being organized by the Live Oak Partnership & the Suwannee County Tourist Development Council. Participants may be businesses, municipalities, Tourist Development councils, Chamber of CommerceÂ’s, Convention and Visitor Bureaus and other organizations in towns and communities on Hwy. 90 from Historic Live Oak to Pensacola. Flea Across Florida will bring people and business to your town. So letÂ’s get to work and make this a HUGE SUCCESS. Contact us today. Barney Everett 386.364.1006 or visit www.fleaacrossflorida.com. Participating communities include Live Oak, Madison, Chipley, Monticello, Marianna, Quincy, Tallahassee, Bonifay, DeFuniak Springs, Crestview, Milton, Pace, and Pensacola. Information about becoming a vendor in any of the above mentioned communities please contact Barney Everett 386.364.1006 or visit www.fleaacrossflorida.com. Flea Across Florida VENDORS WANTED, DETAILS PAGE 8B
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FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 5A 621 Ohio Ave. North Â€ Live Oak, FL 32064 (386) 362-1848 Â€ Fax (386) 364-4661 Suwannee graphicsPRINTING Â€ COPY SERVICE Color Copies Â€ Blueprints 647023F HOWARD SEPTIC TANK SERVICE INC MOBILE HOME DEMOLITION www.howardandsonsseptic.com P.O. BOX 180 Branford, FL 32006 (386) 935-1518 AEROBIC SYSTEMS PUMP OUT SERVICE PRE CAST SEPTIC TANKS DRAIN FIELDS RE LAID 670567RAV Gail Johnson (Owner) 1220 Walker Ave SW Live Oak, FL 32064 (386)362-2488 (386)208-5382 670570hdV 67057 1 d sv GROOMING BY SABRINACall or Text386-590-6999PROFESSIONAL GROOMING FOR DOGS AND CATS, BOARDING, NAIL TRIMS AND WE EVEN CLIP BIRD WINGS! ALL BY APPOINTMENT ONLY 501 SE DRANE STREET BRANFORD, FL SAME LOCATION FOR OVER 5 YEARS!!670979hdV 681231amv ThereÂ’s a big barbecue festival coming up at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) this Friday and Saturday. But, before that, one of the top competitors in Florida and a world champion held school last weekend to teach others how to make the best barbecue and most importantly, how to win on this huge barbecue circuit that runs nationwide. Winter Haven school teacher Rob Â“RubÂ” Bagby of the Swamp Boys Championship BBQ Team teaches his techniques and knowledge from time to time so others can jump into the world of championship barbecuing. And thereÂ’s always a lot of folks chomping at the bit to give it a whirl! At the SOSMP July 1516, Bagby, who got the nickname Â“RubÂ” when someone forgot his first name when introducing him and just called Rob Â“Rub,Â” taught about a dozen folks how to perfectly barbecue just about everything imaginable from chicken to brisket. Some of those students will return to the SOSMP this weekend, including Bagby, to compete among 45 professional barbecue teams for more than $13,000 in cash and prizes during the 3rd Annual Smokin' On The Suwannee BBQ Festival. The professional barbecue contest is sanctioned by the Florida BBQ Association. Bagby says he began cooking at an early age. Â“I began cooking at age 4 beside my mama,Â” he points out while teaching his class. HeÂ’s come a long way since that time, regularly cooking every Friday morning for folks at the school where he teaches and jumping into barbecue competition in 2003. Since then Bagby has served on the Florida Barbecue AssociationÂ’s board in almost every position, including president. Bagby is hoping heÂ’ll be among the winners this weekend. Festival goers are hoping those barbecuing will have lots of extras so visitors may purchase plates full of some of the best barbecue in the world! Bagby is often among the winnersÂ…he won seven state-wide championships in 2009 which qualified him to compete in the prestigious Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational BBQ contest in Lynchburg, Tennessee. Yep, you guessed it, he won the worldwide championship in pork right there in Tennessee! You might say he can easily use the words Â“professionalÂ” and Â“championÂ” after his name anytime! Stop by Swamp Boys Championship BBQÂ’s bright red cooking trailer and say hello Â“RubÂ” will probably be busy getting his entries ready but he might just wave at you as heÂ’s checking his chicken, Boston butts or other entries. Of course, thereÂ’ll be dozens of vendors ready to let you purchase some of their good ole Southern barbecue! Tickets to this weekendÂ’s festival are $2 at the gate.Swamp Boys barbecue school teaches how to compete at big eventsThis school included lots of tasting that good ole Southern barbecue Barbecue school teacher Robe "Rub" Bagby, right, teaches students in his July 15-16 school how to plate their entries during co mpetition.Photos: Courtesy Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park Students at the Swamp Boys Championship BBQ Team School held at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park July 15-16 listen and watch intently as teacher Rob "Rub" Bagby, right, teaches them how to determine when a Boston butt is just right for the judges during competitions. For more information about the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park or this event, or to make reservations to spend the weekend in one of the SOSMPÂ’s cabins, rent a campsite or RV site, call us at 386-364-1683, email email@example.com or go to www.musicliveshere.com. You may also contact the SOSMP to inquire about any of the many exciting events coming up this year at the SOSMP such as the 311 Pow Wow, Blackwater Music Festival, Labor day Weekend Get-A-Way, Bear Creek Music and Art Festival and much, much more. The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is located at 3076 95th Drive 4.5 miles north of Live Oak, Fla. off US 129 at the famous Suwannee River. The park is 4.5 miles south of Interstate 75 and 4.5 miles north of Interstate 10 off US 129. Keep an eye out for the SOSMP sign and white painted board fence.
FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 6A Viewpoints/Opinions 1. End prohibition on liquor 2. Install a County Manager 3. Take public control of Dowling House 4. Reduce duplication of effort by city/county offices and agencies 5. Continue progress on Perimeter RoadEditorial objectives for 2011 Want to vent? Our hotline is open 24/7.Callers to 386-208-8314 may express their thoughts, good or bad, 24/7, about community issues and politics. Private individuals or businesses are excluded from comments and will not be published. If you prefer, you may email your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, simply visit our website at www.suwanneedemocrat.com, click on the Rant & Rave tab on the left and submit your thoughts there. You donÂ’t have to give your name. Phone submissions must be no more than one minute long, or exceed 200 words. The same word count holds true for written submissions, such as email messages. Anything over will be discarded. If the constraints are not enough, write a letter to the editor (guidelines for letters appear below). Why are people of Live oak griping about planting Palm Trees? They say that they don't want any in Live Oak. Well, people for your information, like it or not, these trees are already here. My husband and I took a ride through town, Ohio Avenue and Howard St., and counted 185 Palm Trees as far as we could see on both sides of the road. So quit complaining...what if there are a few more...just shut-up about it and enjoy them!! I'm delighted to see that the Live Oak police are FINALLY stopping speeders. I've been waiting years to see this happen! It will definitely slow down the accident rate and the death rate. But I have a suggestion for you police persons: Hide your car back away from the street because I can see you from 6 blocks away and slow down in time to avoid being caught. Then I can speed up when I get out of your range. If you really want to help me slow down, catch me when I'm not looking, give me a ticket that I have to pay my hard-earned money for, and that will make me think twice! To those who support Suwannee county being dry and are worried about alcoholism, loose morals, and crime...have any of you ever gone inside the big national retail store that shall remain nameless? Every time I'm in there a lot of the women the way they dress look like they just got off working at a strip joint...the amount of jailhouse tattoos literally blinds me. For a county full of churches which prides itself on wholesome Christian values I find it ironic this area is surrounded by prisons and the arrests each week for alcohol and drug related offenses are mind-blowing with regards to its small population. Upon reading last weekÂ’s Rant-n-Rave regarding the teacher having to contribute 3% towards his fancy retirement, I thought Â“what a crock.Â” LetÂ’s see, you are wallowing in the public trough, not contributing a single penny towards a lucrative retirement and are now complaining because the state is requiring YOU to contribute to YOUR retirement. What a joke. News flash! Those of us in the private sector have to contribute 100% towards our retirement. We donÂ’t have the luxury of requiring the citizenry to pay increased taxes and assessments to meet our retirement needs. Get a clue. Hopefully in the near future, your contribution will increase and our contribution on your behalf with decrease. Welcome to reality. This is regarding the upcoming vote to bring Suwannee County back into the present by lifting the ban on liquor sales. I've read the comments from those against it saying that this is not a religious issue and I say that is untrue. Recently,when I told a coworker who is very much against the measure that the Democrat announced we have enough petitions signed to put it to a vote, the first thing he said was "Time to rally up the churches" to vote against it. If you support this progress, when it comes time to vote, please vote. Make your voice heard because there are a whole lot of people being told every Sunday to vote against it. And unfortunately in our county many of our polling places are in the very churches that are so strongly against this measure. VOTE SUWANNEE YES!!!!! This is a small statement from a public employee to any non-public employee who feels that (I contribute to my retirement, so they can to). If I pay into my retirement like most in the private sector, then pay me what I would make in the private sector. $35 phr vs $15 phr. Afford me the ability to strike for better terms. Public employee's benefits (Retirement, medical, etc.) are the reason most of us graciously accept our meager pay. Our Governor, Rick Scott, quoted last week, "I commend Florida's Law Enforcement Officers for standing strong each day against crime throughout our state. Thanks to them, Florida's crime rate is at a 40 year low. We must always remember that our Law Enforcement Officers put their lives on the line every day, and we owe them a debt of gratitude". I totally agree with him and think that maybe the Sheriff should put comments like this once in a while in the Suwannee Democrat thanking his guys for all they do in this county and making them feel more appreciated. I have lived in Suwannee County for many, many years and have to say that I am truly ashamed to tell others I live here. There will never be any growth in this town because you have the same Â“peopleÂ” trying to run it and keep it a quiet little redneck community. I am trying really hard to move my family out of Live Oak so that my children will have many more options and opportunities. I will continue to pray for Live Oak. That picture for God & Country day says it all for seperation of church & state. 2 females, no blacks or hispanics, bunch of rich old white dudes with all the money & power and they ain't giving up neither till their dying breath. Regular good old boy convention. That's what's keeping this place stagnant & your paying them big bucks to do it. Before the ancients understood the naturally occuring process of fermentation it was considered a divine gift allowing storage, transport, trade and nutrition. Prior to refrigeration this was a real blessing in an arid disease ridden land. It also enabled other food stuffs to be cured in wine because of the alcohol content. Beer was quite literally liquid bread. Trichinosis was the very real basis for the ban on swine, so let's shut down bbq pits. How about greed, pride, & a lust for power? Looks like we pick & choose our sinnin' round here. & Rant Rave OUR VIEW Suwannee Democrat Suwannee DemocratMYRA C. REGAN Publisher JEFF WATERS Editor A note to the organizations of the Suwannee County Economic Alliance To Chamber of Commerce members: Your board of directors has decided to poll each of you via a postcard mailing on whether to support going wet or to stay dry. When you receive your postcard, which should be arriving shortly we ask you to think hard on it. We are told the postcards wonÂ’t have any business names on them so your decision will be confidential. DonÂ’t take this lightly. Check your mailbox, if you donÂ’t receive a postcard soon, contact the Chamber. Let the board of directors know how you feel about this issue by making your mark on the postcard. The deadline to return the postcard is July 29, weÂ’re told. Our view is that the Chamber of Commerce should stand behind this issue and support going wet for economic reasons. According to the ChamberÂ’s website, suwanneechamber.com, the Chamber Â“works to encourage growth, increase tourism and support local attractions and events.Â” Is this not one of those times to work toward encouraging growth and to increase tourism? To the Development Authority: Kudos to you for supporting Suwannee County going wet. We have the potential of an unforetold amount of tax revenue that could come here thanks to travelers on Interstate 10 looking for a rest, or stopping to visit. To the Tourist Development Council and Council for Progress: This is an issue that concerns you. Your name states your goal. We also want increased tourism and all the tools we can to attract and keep businesses.Members of the Suwannee Democrat editorial board are Myra C. Regan, publisher, and Jeff Waters, editor. Our View is formed by that board.Take a standPlease 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 letter and discuss any questions about it with you.BIBLE VERSEÂ“I have chosen the way of faithfulness; I have set my heart on your laws.Â” Psalm 119:30 NIV This poll is not scientific and reflects the opinions of only those Internet users who have chosen to participate. The results cannot be assumed to represent the opinions of Internet users in general, nor the public as a whole. www.suwanneedemocrat.comDo you think Suwannee County will see any economic improvements by going wet? ONLINEOPPORTUNITY QUESTION OF THE WEEKPoll Results(7-15-11)Yes -75% No -25%YesNo Do you support Suwannee County going wet?To the Editor: May 21, 2011 was a very unusual day. My sister and I along with some of our aunts, uncles, and cousins were traveling to Orlando to see a play. My brother in-law was heading to Tallahassee to watch a Florida State baseball game. And it was also the day that a group of people had predicted the end of the world. All of us traveled safely to our destinations and were in contact via text messaging during our trips. At 6:00 PM, Facebook and text messages were lit up with, Â“We made it!Â” or Â“Still here!Â”. Was it all a joke, or did they just get the time wrong? From my viewpoint, somebody got the time wrong because for me and my family, the world as we know it ended when our Gary was involved in a fatal car accident. The news was devastating to us. Gary Edwards passed away the next morning, and with his passing came an outpouring of love and support from this community that I have never before witnessed. Moment after moment we were touched and comforted by the loving, generous citizens in our community and across the state, and we so appreciate every act of kindness extended to us and every prayer that was said. As close as I was to my brother-in-law, I never knew that he meant so much to so many families. The memories everyone has shared have been comforting and uplifting. These two months have been long and emotionally draining for me, his wife, his daughters, his mother, his brother and sister, his mother-in-law, and his friends. It is still unbelievable! But with the strength that only God can provide, and the support of family and friends, we are trying hard to get used to this new way of life. You have all mourned GaryÂ’s passing along with us, but unfortunately because of the publicity of this horrible circumstance, GaryÂ’s death has become a part of the Wet/Dry issue in Suwannee County. GaryÂ’s death was caused by drunk driver. It was a criminal act that we have to live with daily. GaryÂ’s death was tragic accident. A tragedy that we have to relive every time someone uses GaryÂ’s passing as a reason to support or not support making Suwannee County a wet county. I ask that you sympathize with and consider GaryÂ’s family when you write letters, or call in to Rant and Rave about the Wet/Dry issue. This is a political and economical issue. We as a family have decided how we are going to vote, and we hope that every other family in the county does the same. Again, on behalf of GaryÂ’s family, thank you for your kindness and acts of sympathy and love. Rhoshonda Herring To the Editor: Prohibition doesn't work! The first 'war' against drugs, against alcohol was called off quickly after Franklin Roosevelt was elected in 1932, in large part because because it proved to be so incredibly counter-productive, driving up consumption, increasing drug availability and potency (turning beer drinkers to whiskey, etc.), generating massive criminal enterprises, and corrupting police forces. The so-called "unintended consequences" of alcohol prohibition proved to be far more damaging than the drug itself had been without prohibition, but subject to various degrees of restraint by custom and morals. Some say many churches may have profited off of their member's illicit 'moon shine' and 'rum-running' operations in the South, for example. Suwanee county really needs to grow economically and mature socially ---and show that it has learned lessons from our county's jaded history. Vote "YES" on August 16th. John RobertsFrom our readers SEE RANT & RAVE, PAGE 10A
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FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 8A Branfordfor Suwannee Housing Authority is accepting Housing applications. Call 1-800-664-5197, EHOEqual Housing Opportunity642362-FTo place your classified ad here call Rhonda at 386-362-1734 ext. 141674317F 680142hdV 678794jbV 644293-F Hatch Bend Baptist Church 935-0943 Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship . . . . . 11:00 a.m. Sunday Evening . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Evening . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 p.m. 3029 S.E. CR 500 661499-F Church Directory Hatch Bend Apostolic Church Pastor Steve Boyd Church 935-2806 Hm. 935-0125 Sunday Worship........................10:00 a.m. Wednesday...................................7:30 p.m. First Baptist Church Dan Main, Pastor Church 935-1363 Sunday School...............................9:00 a.m. Morning Worship.........................10:15 a.m. Youth Discipliship..........................5:00 p.m. Sunday Evening.............................6:00 p.m. Wed.-Prayer Meeting....................6:30 p.m. 681299-F Burlington Santa Fe Church of Christ Evangelist Ken Campbell 935-1532 Bible School...............................10:00 a.m. Worship Service.........................11:00 a.m. Bible Hour....................................5:00 p.m. Worship Service..........................6:00 p.m. Wed.-Bible Study.........................7:00 p.m. 644296-F Living Springs Family Worship Center Pastor Charles Istre Church 935-1713 email@example.com Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 a.m. Morning Service . . . . . . . . . . . 10:30 a.m. Wed. Family Night & OPEN Youth Ministries Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 p.m. 644297-F 644294-F Branford United Methodist Church Lerbie Alligood 935-1653 Sunday Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 a.m. Church Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:45 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30 p.m. 644295-F Peace Baptist Church S.B.C. John R. York 935-4681 Â 7794 E. US Hwy 27 Services Each Sunday Bible Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:00 a.m. Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00 a.m. Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer & Bible Study . . . . . . . . 7:00 p.m. 668449-F This space could be your church listing or business, for more information call Nancy at 386-362-1734 San Juan Catholic Mission Reverand Sebastian George For information call 935-2632 Sunday Mass.....................................9:30 a.m. Wednesday Mass..............................6:00 p.m. 644298-F By Elena Toro Agriculture and natural resources agent As of July 1, 2011 a new law went into effect that allows Â“cottage foodÂ” products to be prepared in a home kitchen for sale to the general public. Â“Cottage food operationsÂ” require no license or permit from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) and are not inspected by any state government entity. Food products covered in this law are considered not potentially hazardous foods. Before this law came into place, the Florida Statute 500 did not allow anyone to prepare, process, serve, hold or sell food from their private residence. This new legislation is a result of the work of the Small Farms subcommittee appointed by the Florida Food Safety and Food Defense Advisory Council in 2010 that reviewed the laws and permits that affect small farmers in Florida. Cottage food products covered in this law are listed in the table below. Although not all inclusive, it provides for most types of approved cottage food products. Loaf breads, rolls, biscuits Cakes, pastries and cookies Candies and confections Fruit pies Jams, jellies and preserves Dried fruits Dry herbs, seasonings and mixtures Homemade pasta Cereals, trail mixes and granola Coated or uncoated nuts Vinegar and flavored vinegars Popcorn, popcorn balls What Cottage Foods are not allowed? Fresh or dried meat or meat products including jerky Canned fruits, vegetables, vegetable butters, salsas etc. Fish or shellfish products Canned pickled products such as corn relish, pickles, sauerkraut Raw seed sprouts Bakery goods which require any type of refrigeration such as cream, custard or meringue pies and cakes or pastries with cream cheese icings or fillings Milk and dairy products including hard, E XT ENSION UPDA T E New Cottage Law enables potential home owner business opportunitiessoft and cottage cheeses and yogurt Cut fresh fruits and/ or vegetables. Juices made from fresh fruits or vegetables Ice and/or ice products Barbeque sauces, ketchups and/or mustards Foccaccia-style breads with vegetables and/or cheeses What does the Cottage Food Law say? Gross sales for a cottage food operation must not exceed $15,000 annually. Products must be sold directly by the cottage food operator to the consumer from the cottage food operation, roadside stand or at farmerÂ’s markets. Sales by the internet, mail order and consignment, to restaurants or at wholesale are prohibited. All cottage food products, offered for sale to the general public must be prepackaged with a label affixed that contains the following information: name and address of cottage operation, name of cottage food product, the ingredients of the cottage food product (in descending order of predominance by weight), net weight or net volume of food product, allergen information as specified by federal labeling requirements, if any nutritional claim is made then appropriate nutritional information as specified by federal labeling requirements, and the following statement Â“Made in a cottage food operation that is not subject to FloridaÂ’s food safety regulationsÂ”. FDACS/Division of Food Safety may investigate any complaint received for a cottage food operation. If the cottage operation is the subject of a complaint, you must allow a Department employee or office in your cottage food operation to determine compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations. If you are a prospective cottage food operator, please take some time to review the guidance document published by the FDACS. This can be found athttp://www.freshfromflorida.com/fs/CottageFoodAdvisory.pdf. If you have questions about the production of a particular cottage food product contact the FDACS Division of Food Safety, Bureau of Food and Meat Inspection at (850)245-5520. Currently, there are other changes being considered by FDACS as it pertains to the processing of other food products such as poultry products and honey that small farmers and business operators may benefit from. Check the FDACS/Division of Food Safety website for updates. http://www.freshfromflorida.com/fs/index.html Just as a reminder, Extension programs are open to all people regardless of race, color, sex, religion, disability or national origin. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person needing a special accommodation to participate in any activity should contact the Suwannee County Cooperative Extension Service at 1302 Eleventh Street, SW, Live Oak, Florida 32060 or telephone (386) 362-2771 at least five working days prior to the event. Hearing impaired can access the foregoing telephone by contacting the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8770 or 800-9558772 (TDD). 50% OFF Shorts, Capris and Select ItemsWe Are Now Accepting School Clothes We take sizes: Pre-K up to High School68 3 8 54dsv Pleasant Hill Baptist Church is hosting Vacation Bible School and invites all children to get cookinÂ’ at Shake It Up Caf: Where Kids Carry Out GodÂ’s Recipe. Explore and experience recipes for living out GodÂ’s Word. The fun begins on Monday, August 1st and ends Friday, August 5th, daily from 8:45 am to 11:45 am, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, located atVBS at Pleasant Hill Baptist ChurchPLEASANT HILL BAPTIST CHURCH WANTS TO Â“SHAKE IT UPÂ” BY HOSTING VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL AND ALL CHILDREN ARE INVITED18008 113th Road, McAlpin, Florida 32062. The recipe at our caf includes heaping helpings of Bible fun and special servings of creative crafts, hands-on mission work, food science, and great music. To be part of all the excitement at Shake It Up Caf: Where Kids Carry Out GodÂ’s Recipe, call Judy Noel at 362-7344 or Charlotte Herron at 364-5206. DEATH NOTICES Evelyn PateEvelyn Pate, 69, Branford, Fla. passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2011. Daniels Funeral Homes and Crematory, Live Oak, and Branford, Fla. Miles R Foster Sr.Miles R Foster Sr., 80, O'Brien, Fla. July 19 2011 Daniels Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. Branford, Fla.
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FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 10A 683542RAV 415 S.W. Pinewood Dr., Live Oak, FL 32064 FINANCIAL AID IS AVAILABLE AND ACCEPTED. APPROVED FOR VA TRAINING BENEFITS. ACCREDITED BY THE COUNCIL ON OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION, INC. Now offering Business Programs Call (386) 647-4200 to schedule TABE test Classes start August 22 nd 684001jbV National Certified 684005dtv FINANCIAL AID IS AVAILABLE AND ACCEPTED APPROVED FOR VA TRAINING BENEFITS ACCREDITED BY THE COUNCIL ON OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION INC 415 S.W. Pinewood Dr., Live Oak, FL 32064 (386) 647-4200 Culinary Arts and Commercial Foods Program Classes starting August 22 nd TABE testing must be completed prior to enrollment If this county is indeed being investigated, then that's all the proof I need of God existing. Hope of salvation springs eternal if we can be freed of this terrible political machine. God & Country day looked a lot like a political campaign hosted by a church & with the exception of Mr. Cameron, not one of those people will get a vote from me. Non-alcoholic sacrament, it wasn't wine at all? Then the scripture & my mainstream 1,000+ yr. old faith is wrong? Some lunkhead could say the disciples smoked crack, but that don't make it gospel! We got that old crook Charlie Wrangel invoking Christ in the debt limit thing, Michelle Bachman's hubby is peddling miracles to gays & 2 ultra rich mormons are running for president. Any one else see a problem here? Maybe the Pastsfarians (that's spelled right) got the idea right cause this ain't what the creator had in mind. Where does religion become just another powerful addiction & political ploy? Faith is a good thing, this kinda stuff is not. This is concerning the Jarvis Hall lawsuit. I would like to know who or what group complained about Mrs. Hall speaking on the Constitution of the United States. It should be near and dear to everyone in this country. Thank you. I have several concerns. Partly, Officer Edwards unfortunately was killed in an accident, on May 21, an accident. It is an accident that his family is having to deal with very publicly that most families donÂ’t have to do. Most families donÂ’t have to deal with this as a public issue. Officer Edwards fell, a servant to this this community as a law enforcement officer. It is unfair to his loved ones, that the people of this community are using his accident and death as an issue for keeping Suwannee County Dry. That is a personal situation, whether you buy alcohol or not and now it will be the peopleÂ’s vote. Let your decision be made by what your familyÂ’s believes. But, please leave the EdwardsÂ’ family out of your decision making. His death was an accident. Had he been killed by a shooter, it would have been the shooter that caused his death, not the gun. Thank you. See Letter to the Editor, Page 6A. I firmly believe that the Â“Vote NoÂ” people have every right in the world to advertise the fact that they want us to vote No, but they are putting their signs on the public right of ways, which is against the law in the state of Florida. They are on federal highways right of ways, which is against the law, they are on state highways right of ways, which is against the law, and they are on City property, which should be against the law if it isnÂ’t, it should be. You are not supposed to have any political advertising on public property in the state of Florida. But the Â“Vote NoÂ” people seem to put all their signs on public property. Maybe no one wants to give them permission to put them on their private property. Could be. So be it. Bye. I use the garbage disposal pickup place on route 51 since the first day it was opened. The present attendant is by far the best every theyÂ’ve had. He is timely, neat and organized and the signs say, please, do not dump in certain places, which is much more polite than the grumpy caller last week. 1. Rave Congratulations and appreciation to the downtown store owners who have restored the fronts of their buildings. It looks great. This citizen appreciates your contribution to the attractiveness of downtown. 2. Rant To the Democrat : When I want local/state news, I subscribe to the Democrat (which I do). When I want a Bible study, I go to the church of my choice. The lengthy Bible exposition by a county official in a recent issue of the Democrat was inappropriate for the newspaper to print! 3. Rave Thanks to the City Council and the County Commissioners who have provided funding for the Suwannee County Historical Commission to paint the outside of the old train freight station. The restoration of Old City Hall, the Depot, and the Freight building is a wonderful addition to downtown. It is a testimony to our leaders desire to preserve our historic district. Continued From Page 6A & Rant Rave By Jeffry Boatright During the general business discussion of the July 19 Suwannee County Commission meeting, the Commissioners proposed to raise the fire protection assessment rate. The panel also proposed to leave the solid waste assessment rates as they are for the 2011-12 fiscal year. The fire protection assessment increase, if finalized, will increase from $39.02 to $45.91 per household annually. This will be the first time since implementing the fire protection assessment nearly a decade ago that the rate has increased, according to Commission chairman Jesse Caruthers.County fire rate increase proposed
FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 11A The Suwannee County School Board will soon consider a measure to increase its property tax levy. Last years property tax levy A. Initially proposed tax levy . . . . . . . . $ 12,638,776 B. Less tax reductions due to Value Adjustment Board and other assessment charges . . $ (32,477) C. Actually property tax levy . . . . . . . . $ 12,671,253 This years proposed tax levy... $ 12,985,652 A portion of the tax levy is required under state law in order for the school board to receive $19,100,954 in state education grants. The required portion has increased by 2.63 percent and represents approximately seven tenths of the total proposed taxes The remainder of the taxes is proposed solely at the discretion of the school board. All concerned citizens are invited to a public hearing on the tax increase to be held on July 26, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. in the Suwannee County School District Office Board Room 702 2nd Street NW, Live Oak, Florida A DECISION on the proposed tax increase and the budget will be made at this hearing. 683540dwv NOTICE OF PROPOSED TAX INCREASE NOTICE OF TAX FOR SCHOOL CAPITAL OUTLAYThe Suwannee County School Board will soon consider a measure to continue to impose a 1.500 mill property tax for the capital outlay projects listed herein. This tax is in addition to the school boardÂs proposed tax of 6.586 mills for operating expenses and is proposed solely at the discretion of the school board. THE PROPOSED COMBINED SCHOOL BOARD TAX INCREASE FOR BOTH OPERATING EXPENSES AND CAPITAL OUTLAY IS SHOWN IN THE ADJACENT NOTICE. The capital outlay tax will generate approximately $2,312,558 to be used for the following projects: CONSTRUCTION AND REMODELING Classroom Additions to Existing Schools Plant Survey Construction Projects Land Acquisition MAINTENANCE, RENOVATION, AND REPAIR Facilities Maintenance and Improvement County Wide Roof Repairs Paving Parking Lots & Access Roads Storm Water Management HVAC/Fire Alarms/Sprinkler/Intercom/Security Systems/Energy Management MOTOR VEHICLE PURCHASES Purchase of Four (4) School Buses Lease-Purchase Payment on 20 School Buses NEW AND REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE School Furniture and Equipment Data Processing Equipment and Systems Security Cameras Software Enterprise Technology PAYMENTS FOR EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AND SITES DUE UNDER A LEASEPURCHASE AGREEMENT Suwannee High, Branford High, Suwannee Middle, Suwannee Primary, Suwannee Elementary, Branford Elementary, Suwannee Intermediate and Suwannee-Hamilton Technical Center PAYMENTS FOR RENTING AND LEASING EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AND SITES One (1 ) Year Lease of Portable Classrooms PAYMENTS OF LOANS APPROVED PURSUANT TO SS. 1011.14 AND 1011.15, F.S. First Federal Savings Bank QZAB Bond Payment Installments PAYMENT OF COSTS OF COMPLIANCE WITH ENVIRONMENTAL STATUTES, RULES AND REGULATIONS Removal of Hazardous Waste PAYMENT OF PREMIUMS FOR PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE NECESSARY TO INSURE THE EDUCATIONAL AND ANCILLARY PLANTS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT PAYMENT OF COSTS OF LEASING RELOCATABLE EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES Portable Classrooms in Live Oak and Branford All concerned citizens are invited to a public hearing to be held on July 26, 2011, at 5:30 PM at the Suwannee County School Board District Office Board Room, 702 2nd Street, NW, Live Oak, FL. A DECISION on the proposed CAPITAL OUTLAY TAXES will be made at this hearing683545amv Gerrity, which he feels would make the transition more seamless. Commissioner Ivie Fowler said by phone Thursday that heÂ’s leaning toward not supporting the idea anymore either for the same reasons. Â“The problem is the games some are playing to try and get rid of Joe,Â” said Fowler. Â“They also want to lower the standard from having a college degree to a high school education. ThereÂ’s one thing Suwannee County doesnÂ’t need in management is dumbing down.Â” Resident and former county commissioner Doug Udell asked the board Tuesday to reconsider the proposed change in government. He said the potential change is concerning to residents of Suwannee County. Â“The perception is that you are customizing, or tailoring, a job for a specific person and that is something that we the public donÂ’t like,Â” he said. The county manager position would involve a more extensive job description and invest more authority over department heads in the position holder. However, the county manager would still answer to the wishes of the board. Caruthers said it is a common misconception locally that the county manager would be all powerful and take authority away from the Commission. Nevertheless, Udell said he is concerned that installing a county manager would create a divide between the public and commissioners, resulting in commissioners becoming less available to the public. Â“I want to talk to you, not a county manager,Â” Udell said during Tuesday's meeting. Â“If thereÂ’s something I want to talk about in my county, I go to (my commissioner).Â” Property Appraiser Lamar Jenkins, who was present at the meeting, believes county commissioners are using the new position to brush off their duties onto someone else. Â“I voted for my county commissioner, if I canÂ’t talk to my county commissioner as individualthatÂ’s not right,Â” he said by phone Thursday. Â“It sounds to me like the county commissioners donÂ’t want to do their job, they want to give it to someone else.Â”County manager talks continue Continued From Page 2A Georgia and Guilford County in North Carolina. Suwannee County Commission chairman Jesse Caruthers said the company will locate where they can for the least amount of money, but noted the county is looking at options such as a tax abatement. Caruthers said NSP is requesting an 80 percent tax abatement. Dennis Cason, president of the Suwannee County Economic Alliance, feels that NSP is leaning toward coming to Suwannee County but they are awaiting information from other locations. Â“It looks promising,Â” he added. According to Cason, the 80 percent tax abatement that NSP has requested seems to be the only thing they are looking at for Suwannee County to offer. The Chamber is working with the Commission on this matter, considering the likely increase in land values wherever NSP locates, Cason said. According to Gerrity, as many as 6,000 acres in the awarded community could be utilized for the solar farm. Gerrity added that up to 600 acres per farm might be involved and the selected community for the solar farm could see up to 10 farms involved. The landmark project could potentially create 400 jobs during the fiveyear construction phase and land up to 120 permanent jobs for the selected community. The solar farm could generate enough power to serve roughly 32,000 homes. National Solar Power LLC is based in Melbourne.Suwannee still a solar contenderContinued From Page 1A was sentenced July 14 for an August 8, 2010 shooting incident that took place on CR 132 East in Suwannee County. SheriffÂ’s reports said McCloud shot one man in the side of his upper thigh before firing at a second person and grazing him on his left ankle. McCloud fired at, but missed, a third person as all three victims fled the scene. Authorities said five shots were fired by McCloud. Â“From what I could tell, as far as motive, is that these guys were texting back and forth just wanting to fight,Â” Suwannee County Sheriff Chief Deputy Ron Colvin told the Democrat last August. McCloud was originally charged with two counts of aggravated battery with a firearm, one count of aggravated assault with a firearm and possession of a firearm with an altered serial number. McCloud was sentenced on a plea agreement that resulted in 30 months of prison time, according to court documents. He was adjudicated guilty and his charges were lowered to one count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon from aggravated battery with a firearm. He was also ordered to pay over $2,000 in court costs, fines, attorneyÂ’s fees and a battery fee. McCloud was taken into custody following the proceedings.Man gets 30 months DOCContinued From Page 1A count of lewd or lascivious battery: penetration or union, Suwannee County Jail records show. The reports from the Live Oak Police Department show that Russell reportedly had a sexual encounter with a then 14year-old female against her wishes around Sept. 18, 2009. Continued From Page 1A cluded custodial workers and concerned residents, some of which expressed their opinions. Â“This issue should have never come up. There was no intention of firing,Â” said Commissioner Clyde Fleming, who initiated the kill vote. Â“This got blown out of proportion and it never should have came to this.Â” The custodial department currently consists of five full-time employees and two casual employees. The annual budget for the department is $317,010. County Coordinator Joe Gerrity said that if the department is privatized, then $54,000 for contracted services such as pest control and floor cleanings wouldCUSTODIAL PRIVATIZATION A DEAD ISSUEContinued From Page 1A be left in the budget as well as the amount needed to pay the private custodial company. Â“We are very loyal, faithful workers,Â” custodial head crew leader Helen Stoudemire told the Democrat earlier this month. Â“IÂ’ve been here 23 years and I have some custodians who have been here 10.Â” Commissioner Wesley Wainwright defended his position and suggestion to look into privatizing custodial services. Wainwright said it concerns him that employees of the county are not evaluated on a regular basis. In an effort to look at custodial services from an objective point of view, Wainwright said he suggested looking into contracting those duties as a way to confirm that the job is not only being done well physically, but financially and efficiently, too. Â“I wanted to get a measuring stick to see how weÂ’re doing,Â” he said. Wainwright said Tuesday evening that it was not his intention to see hard working employees let go. Â“My intent was to find out how good we are doing. Where the issue of firing came in, I do not know,Â” he said. President of the local NAACP Sam Beasley told the board he was appreciative of their decision to not advertise for bids. Board Chairman Jesse Caruthers told those present that there are no plans to revisit the issue of privatizing custodial services anytime soon. Live Oak man arrested on lewd/lascivious battery chargewhat we need. Or they may just want to come downtown and look around, shop, spend some money,Â” said Alcorn. The election is 25 days away come Saturday. To learn how you can vote early, see Page 3A for a related article. Or you can visit Supervisor of Elections Glenda WilliamsÂ’ website at www.suwanneevotes.com.Development Authority supports going wetContinued From Page 1A
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SEE DEMOCRAT, PAGE 2BSection BFriday, July 22, 2011Suwannee Democrat SPORTS SPORTS 642815-F 1416 N. Ohio Ave., Live Oak 362-4724 JORDAN AGENCY, INC. J J Suwannee Democrat features SEC Video Zone on suwanneedemocrat.com to run official conference game highlights for all sports Starting today the Suwannee Democrat through an agreement with the Southeastern Conference (SEC) and official media partner XOS Digital, Inc. (XOS), has joined the SEC Affiliate Network, an exclusive program that enables the accredited media to feature official SEC game highlights for up to all 12 of the conferenceÂ’s school sports including football, basketball, baseball and softball. "This is another benefit we offer our readers and online followers. This willgive them highlights of their favorite SEC teams soon after each game is played," said Democrat Publisher Myra Regan. As part of the Affiliate Network, Suwannee Democrat received a digital video player called the SEC Video Zone, which now resides on the sports section of suwanneedemocrat.com The SEC Video Zone provides fans and site visitors with free access to a full range of SEC game highlights for a variety of sports. Video Zone highlights are available within an hour after each gameÂ’s conclusion. In addition to game highlights, the SEC Video Zone provides fresh news content daily. Additional content includes official conference features on student athletes, weekend preview segments, classic SEC moments and select live streams for special events such as the SEC Media Days and the SEC Football Championship preand post-game press conferences. Â“WeÂ’re pleased to welSuwannee run-ruled Waldo in five innings to start the tournament with Haejin Choe and Lacee Giddens pitching a no hitter while SuwanneeÂ’s offense pounded out 10 hits and 10 runs through five innings of play. Â“Things started out well for us by jumping all over Waldo and not letting up until the end result was a no hit/shut out. Our pitching and defense was solid most of the tournament; only giving up 8 hits in 26 innings of play and Kelsey [Parlato] was a wall behind the plate. I only remember two balls getting past her all week, said coach Jennifer Watson.Â” Suwannee then faced Ocala in the winnerÂ’s bracket. Ocala used a 4 hit 5 run second inning to beat Suwannee 5-1 dropping Suwannee to the loserÂ’s bracket and advancing Ocala in the winnerÂ’s bracket. Suwannee had bases loaded twice and runners on base every inning except the 5th but could only scratch 1 run across when Takema West scored for Suwannee in the seventh. Â“Ocala is a very good team. They were very disciplined at the plate, had good pitching, solid defense and were coached well. It was the game I circled on the bracket thinking the winner would be in great shape for the state title and that proved to be true. Unfortunately, we only lost one inning to them (2nd) where they had 4 hits, a walk, and we made an error which allowed them to score the 5 runs. They didnÂ’t get a hit before or after that inning, said Watson.Â” Then the rain came. Every time Suwannee was ready to play it started raining, canceling their games two straight days. Â“It just seemed like every time we got to the park for our game it started raining and I believe that kept us a little off balance, said Watson.Â” Next up for Suwannee was Oviedo. Kelsey Parlato led the game off with a double and Deni Allen followed with a single scoring Parlato which gave Suwannee a 1-0 lead. The game stayed that way in a pitcherÂ’s dual until the bottom of the sixth where Suwannee started picking it up. Sajada Burkett led off with a hit and then a stolen base. Haejin Choe followed with a single scoring Burkett. Emily Watson grounded to third scoring Choe on an infield RBI giving Suwannee a 3-0 lead. Lacee Giddens singled while Kaitlyn Rogers and Takema West both drew back to back walks. With bases loaded and one out, the rain came again suspending the game as well as SuwanneeÂ’s momentum. When the game finally resumed Oviedo got the next two batters out, stranding Giddens, Rogers, and West on base. Oviedo scratched a run across in the seventh before Suwannee ended the threat on a strike out. Â“This was a too close for comfort game. Oviedo didnÂ’t get a hit until the seventh inning but it was a 1-0 game until we scored 2 in the sixth. We had eight hits but could only manufacture 3 runs. Hats off to Oviedo, they played well defensively and pitched well, said Watson.Â” Kelsey Parlato waiting on a run. Courtesy photoSuwannee 14u All Star State Tournament Democrat delivers SEC sports fans game highlights via online SEC Video Zone Branford's Babe Ruth softball team placed 5th in the state championship gameThe Branford Lady Bucs softball team. See more photos, Page 3B. By Corey Daviscorey.firstname.lastname@example.orgLIVE OAK-Suwannee High football celebrates its 86th season this year, having started in 1926. This reporter has been researching the history of all four area schools and has come across many interesting stories. I am still in need of help of schedules and scores from several years, the attached chart shows some of what I have found and still need. In 1939, Suwannee went undefeated in the regular season 10-0, coach Charles Duncan searched for a team that would be willing to face Suwannee in a bowl game and the coach had difficulty finding one. Â“We couldnÂ’t find anybody in the state that would play us,Â” Kent Baldwin (former Suwannee player from 1936-1940) told the Democrat in 1996. Â“Coach Kirkman of Robert E. Lee in Jacksonville said he didnÂ’t want to because, Â‘If I won I couldnÂ’t brag about beating a little town like Live Oak and if I lost IÂ’d never hear live it down.Â” Â“Other powerhouses from Miami and Hillsborough County (Tampa) also refused to face Suwannee.Â” Finally Nutley, NJ agreed to play Suwannee at Florida Field at the University of Florida in Gainesville for a game and knocked off Suwannee 137. Legendary high school football coach Gene Cox (313-100-5 overall), the stateÂ’s all-time winningest coach (recently passed by Bolles coach Corky Rogers), coached briefly at Suwannee for two years. According to a 2006 story, in 1961 Cox, born and raised in Lake City, came to coach football at Suwannee and quickly changed his allegiance when he got here. "I always had a real close connection to Live Oak," Cox said. "But always from the other side. Both years I coached Live Oak, we beat Lake City." Cox was only in Suwannee for two86 years of history Aug. 26 Dixie at Branford Hawthorne at Lafayette Hamilton at Trenton Maclay at Suwannee Sept. 2 Trenton at Lafayette Fort White at Hamilton Suwannee at Madison Branford at Seven Rivers Sept. 9 Suwannee at Hamilton Branford at Trenton Lafayette at Bell Sept 16 Temple Christian at Branford Dixie at Lafayette Suwannee at Santa Fe Hamilton at Bradford Sept 23 Rutherford at Suwannee Branford at Maclay Open: Hamilton, Lafayette Sept. 30 Sneads at Lafayette Hamilton at Dixie Open: Suwannee, Branford Oct. 7 Hamilton at Lafayette Jefferson at Branford Godby at Suwannee Oct. 14 Crescent City at Hamilton Bronson at Branford Suwannee at Bay Lafayette at West Gadsden Oct. 21 Branford at Hamilton Suwannee at Wakulla Lafayette at Jefferson Oct. 28 Taylor County at Suwannee Villages at Hamilton Bishop Snyder at Branford PK Yonge at Lafayette Nov. 4 Lafayette at Branford Rickards at Suwannee Jefferson at Hamilton Nov. 10 Branford at Bell Nov. 11 Columbia at Suwannee Hamilton at Yulee Lafayette at Blountstown 2011 Weekly Football Schedules SEE 86 YEARS, PAGE 2B SEE SUWANNEE, PAGE 2BHeart Matters By Angie Land Through the wildnernessPAGE 5B
FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 2BSPORTS 683079RAV seasons, but in the 1962 season Cox really left his mark. That was the only undefeated, untied season in the history of Suwannee football. "That was before the playoffs," Cox said. "Everyone then that went undefeated were claiming to be state champions." They didn't have the playoff system in 1962, but they did have bowl games. Suwannee played Daytona Sea Breeze in 1962 in the Peach Bowl and clobbered them 30-0 to cap the season. Suwannee had other undefeated seasons previously, but lost the bowl game. Growing up in Lake City, Cox played football against Live Oak. He remembers one game in 1950 in which Live Oak beat his Lake City team. Suwannee's big All-American tackle, Jimmy Hatch, was swapped to fullback for that one game. "We couldn't tackle him," Cox said. "The older people in Lake City still talk about that game. When Live Oak beat Lake City, it caused Lake City to lose the championship that year to Leon." Cox went on to coach football for 28 years at Leon High in Tallahassee, where he became a legend, winning two state championships and sending more than 100 of his players into the college ranks. Cox was known for being a hard-nosed, no-nonsense kind of coach. He accepted nothing short of the best his players had. He pushed his players with tough conditioning drills and practice routines. He wore his players out in three-a-days and then stayed after to study game films. His assistants, many of whom went on to become head coaches, did the same. Suwannee reached the pinnacle of its program in the late 1980Â’s and early 1990Â’s winning four consecutive state titles under the schoolÂ’s all-time winningest coach Mike Pittman. From 1985-1995, Pittman went 96-36 in 11 seasons, including 11 consecutive winning seasons. Following three consecutive losing seasons under Tony Branch, Pittman needed three years to turn the program around, guiding them to a 11-2 season and the Bulldogs first state title with a 35-7 win over Naples Lely. Pittman followed that up winning three more state titles with wins over Key West (27-10), Hardee County (44-15) and Cardinal Gibbons (44-14); before he closed out his career at Suwannee with four consecutive playoff appearances. Paul Landry had the unfortunate distinction of hav-86 years of history Continued From Page 1B Next up for Suwannee was Clay-Pal with the winner to face North Central Florida (who Suwannee beat twice in Districts) with that winner advancing to face Ocala in the championship. Things started off good for Suwannee with Deni Allen getting a single in the first and eventually scoring to put Suwannee up 1-0. But in the third inning it got ugly for Suwannee with SuwanneeÂ’s defense committing 3 errors and giving up 2 hits, the only two hits Clay had the whole game. Unfortunately, Clay scored 4 runs in the inning. In the 4th inning Haejin Choe hit a double and while trying to stretch it to a triple was thrown out at third. Â“That was totally my fault. I miss judged her speed and when I tried to hold her, I was a little too late.Â” That proved to be costly with Emily Watson burning the center fielder for a double that would have easily scored Choe on the very next at bat. Watson was advanced to 3rd by Lacee Giddens and Watson eventually scored on a wild pitch cutting the score in half. But that was all Suwannee could do with Clay winning the game 4-2 to eliminate SuwanneeÂ’s chance at a title. Â“That game hurt. We were the better team but let it slip away. It wasnÂ’t our pitching that was the problem but our fielding errors in the 3rd that cost us. We are a very strong defensive team and that was so out of character for us. I had to make a pitching change just to break ClayÂ’s momentum which worked. Clay is known as a momentum team; they score runs in bunches. Clay run-ruled Oviedo 21-5 to start the tournament and run-ruled Ft. White 14-3 to face us. We just came up a little short. It hurts but life goes on. I remember first base coach Rob Osburn saying, Â‘The best team is walking out of the park, said Watson.Â” Â“My hats off to Ocala who won the title over runner-up Claythey earned it!Â” Skills Challenge In the skills challenge at the opening ceremonies Suwannee took 2nd over all as a team with: Lacee Giddens winning the pitching challenge (1st place) Haejin Choe getting runner up in the hitting challenge (2nd place) Kelsey Parlato and Takema West 4th & 5th respectively in base-running competition Sajada Burkett finished 3rd in the throwing challenge. Savannah Perry and Emily Watson came in 4th in the catcher/shortstop throw down. Suwannee wouldÂ’ve finished with 1st place as a team but after Sajada Burkett dominated the throwing competition, North Central Florida appealed it saying she stepped over the line and they let every girl re-throw. After Burkett backed up to 16u line to be sure she didnÂ’t cross the 14u lineshe came in 3rd. Â“I really feel sorry for Jada. She earned it and did nothing different from the other girls. She was the last one to throw and dominated the competitionit was unfair to her for them to put that kind of pressure on her. Jada showed a lot of character by just taking it in stride and never complaining, said Watson.Â” Â“I am so proud of our girls for sticking with it even though the weather didnÂ’t cooperate at all. We made a good run and won the District 4 Championship. We had good fan support and we played hard. I would love to have the 2nd inning against Ocala and the 3rd inning against Clay back but we canÂ’t. I also want to thank all the parents, coaches, individuals, and businesses that helped us raise the funds to go to Ponte Vedra. It feels good to be a part of such a talented team and group of people,Â” said Watson Thank You to Our Sponsors A special thanks to the following businesses who helped us go to Ponte Vedra for the Florida Babe Ruth State Tournament Just Play It Sports Lafayette State Bank (LO) Dairy Queen Publix Donut Time Mantooth Family Dentistry Gamble & Associates Construction, Inc. Also to all the individuals who donated (too many to list) and the community who donated to us in front of Publix and supported us by buying a chicken dinner. Thank you so much, Suwannee 14U All StarsSuwannee 14u All Star State TournamentContinued From Page 1B come Suwannee Democrat into the Affiliate Network, and proud to provide its official website with exclusive SEC game-day highlights that supplement its quality SEC sports reporting,Â” said Anna Marie Neri, director, Affiliate Network. Â“The SEC Video Zone tells the complete story behind each weekendÂ’s games shortly after their conclusion and lets fans relive all the action behind their favorite SEC teams.Â” About XOS Digital: XOS Digital is the exclusive digital licensing and rights agency of the Southeastern Conference. Founded in 1999, XOS Digital is the leading provider of digital asset management solutions for collegiate and professional sports organizations. Its Affiliate Network grants accredited news organizations nationwide the right to feature SEC sports footage on their official news websites. For more information, visit: www.xosdigital.com. Continued From Page 1BDemocrat delivers SEC sports fans game highlights via online SEC Video Zone ing to follow Pittman and went 0-10 in his only season in Live Oak before turning the program to Jay Walls (1997-2004). Like Pittman, Walls had Suwannee playing in a state title game in his third season, guiding them to a state runner-up finish after losing 37-22 to Glades Central in Gainesville. Walls (59-37), the schoolÂ’s second all-time winningest coach, guided the Bulldogs to seven playoff appearances in his eight years (missing only his last year) before leaving to take a job in Tift County, Georgia. Since Walls, left at the end of the 2004 season, Suwannee has gone through four coaches in six years, as no coach has survived more than two years.
FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 3BSPORTS Q: Are there different kinds of gum disease? A: Gum Disease, also called periodontal disease or periodontitis, comes in different forms and degrees: Â€ Gingivitis is the mildest form. Gingivitis sufferers will experience red, swollen gums that bleed easily, often just from the act of brushing your teeth. Gingivitis usually causes no discomfort and can be reversed with professional care and good oral hygiene at home. Â€ Chronic periodontitis causes inflamation in the tissue that supports the teeth. Infection forms in the pockets between the gum and the teeth and leads to bone loss and detachment of the teeth. Â€ Aggressive periodontitis is a more severe form. It causes rapid bone destruction and loss of teeth. Â€ Necrotizing periodontal disease is an infection that actually kills tissue, ligaments and bone and can spread, causing damage to cheeks and jaw. The disease is commonly associated with people who have a systemic disease like HIV infection or diabetes. Among treatments for gum disease is periodontal surgery, which removes unhealthy tissue around teeth. The best way to avoid gum disease is to visit your dentist regularly-at least twice a year-and to brush and floss regularly. Ask your dentist about ways to keep your gums healthy. Presented as a service to the community by: Presented as a service to the community by 6 7 8 3 0 8 d s v ASK DR. MANTOOTH 362-6556 (800) 829-6506 HERBERT C. MANTOOTH, D.D.S., P.A. 602 Railroad Ave. Live Oak, FL TYPES AND DEGREES OF GUM DISEASE 415 S.W. Pinewood Dr., Live Oak, FL 32064 (386) 647-4200FINANCIAL AID IS AVAILABLE AND ACCEPTED. APPROVED FOR VA TRAINING BENEFITS. ACCREDITED BY THE COUNCIL ON OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION, INC.Adult General Education Programs Â€ Adult Basic Education (ABE) Â€ Adult High School Â€ GED Preparation Business Education Programs Â€ Administrative Assistant Â€ Medical Secretary Family & Consumer Science Programs Â€ Early Childhood EducationHealth Science Programs Â€ Patient Care Technician Â€ Phlebotomy Â€ Practical Nursing Â€ Surgical Technology Industrial Programs Â€ Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Â€ Automotive Service Technology Â€ Brick and Block Masonry Â€ Building Construction Technology Â€ Cosmetology Â€ Culinary Arts683998-FSuwannee Hamilton Technical Center has many options for you to choose from! Classes start Aug. 22 Branford's Babe Ruth softball team placed 5th in the state championship game A Branford catcher looks for an out. Some Branford fans. Photos: Stephanie Brooks The Lady Bucs having fun at ApplebeeÂ’s. A Lady Buc in action. Looking for an out. Looking for a score. A Lady Buc keeps watch.
FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011 PAGE 4B SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK Jiffy Food Stores 644963-F "The Store Around The Corner From Where You Live" STORE ON NORTH OHIO OPEN 24 HOURS LIVE OAK Â WELLBORN Â MAYO Â DOWLING PARK EPISCOPAL ADVENT CHRISTIAN Dixie Grill 644970-F "Specializing in Steaks & Seafood" DAILY LUNCH SPECIALS (WITH VEGETABLE) Open 7 Days 5:00 a.m. 10:00 p.m. 364-2810 CATERING SERVICE & PRIVATE PARTIES Howard Street Dry Clean Quality Laundry and Dry Cleaning Same Day Service 705 West Howard Street Live Oak, Florida 32064 (386) 364-5211 644967-F WESTWOOD BAPTIST 920 11th Street, SW (Newbern Road) 362-1120 Dr. Jimmy Deas, Pastor Rev. Jim McCoy, Minister of Music and Senior Adults Rev. Jonathan Rodriquez, Minister of Student SUNDAY Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship & Childrens Church 10:50 a.m. Evening Worship Service . . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY Mid-Week Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. Youth & Children Ministries . . . . . 6:30 p.m. Â“Where families meet to worship.Â” 682460-F BIXLER MEMORIAL ADVENT CHRISTIAN Advent Christian Village, Dowling Park Dr. Timothy Setzer & Rev. Rosemary Humbles & Rev. John Harper Youth Pastor Rev. Randy Lamb SUNDAY Morning Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 a.m. Christian Education Hour . . . . . . . 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship and Youth Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 p.m. 644889-F ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH 5203 County Road 795 362-3101 Church Rev. David McKeithen SUNDAY Sunday School...................................9:45 am Morning Worship.............................11:00 am Evening Worship...............................6:00 pm WEDNESDAY Prayer Service....................................7:00 pm 644857-F CATHOLIC ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CHURCH (Live Oak) 928 East Howard St. U.S. 90 East Live Oak, Florida 32060 (386) 364-1108 Father Andrzej Mitera Saturday (Vigil) Mass . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm Sunday Mass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:00 am Sunday (Spanish) Mass . . . . . . . . . 11:30 am Mission Churches St. Therese of the Child Jesus (Jasper) Saturday (Vigil) Mass . . . . . . . . . . . 4:00 pm Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe (Mayo) Sunday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1:30 pm 644859-F ST. LUKE'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH 1391 SW 11th Street, Live Oak WEDNESDAY Eucharist & Unction........................10:30 am & 6:00 pm THURSDAY Eucharist............................................7:00 am SUNDAY Eucharist............................................9:00 am Sunday School...................................9:45 am Eucharist..........................................11:00 am Nursery provided for both services. Parish hall available for community activities For more information call (386) 362-1837 The Rev. Donald L. Woodrum Rector 644860-F The Suwannee Democrat (386) 362-1734 Serving the community since 1884 644958-F FIRST ADVENT CHRISTIAN CHURCH 699 Pinewood Drive (386) 362-1802 Rev. Tim Carver, Pastor SUNDAY Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 am Worship Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:30 am WEDNESDAY Bible Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:30 am Youth Group & Sword Seekers Group following school 644888-F MOUNT OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH Â“Growing Together As FamilyÂ” 5314 98th Terrace, Live Oak, FL 32060 (From US 90, take CR 417 to 98th Terrace and follow signs) Rev. Wally Weaver, Pastor www.mtobc.com 386-963-5603 SUNDAY Bible Study (Sunday School) . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 am Celebration Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00 am Evening Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm Depth (Student Bible Study) . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm WEDNESDAY Family Supper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:00 pm Kidz Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm Discipleship Classes for Adults . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 pm Flood Student Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 pm 644892-F ROCKY SINK BAPTIST CHURCH Where the Â“SonÂ” always shines 8422 169th Rd., Live Oak, Florida 32060 (386) 362-3971 Pastor Robert Carter (129 S. to 11th St. go to roundabout follow to 136. Travel approx 7 miles turn right onto 169th Rd.) SUNDAY Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 am Morning Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00 am Evening Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:00 pm Choir Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:00 pm WEDNESDAY Prayer service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm Team Kid Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm Nursery & Â“Little ChildrenÂ’s ChurchÂ” provided 644895-F SHADY GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST 15 miles West Hwy.90 2 Miles Down River Road Rev. David Hingson, 658-2547 SUNDAY Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 am Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00 am Church Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm Evening Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 pm WEDNESDAY AWANA Club (Ages 3-12 grades) . . 6:25 pm Prayer & Bible Study . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 pm 644894-F BAPTIST (SOUTHERN) FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF DOWLING PARK Â“Sharing the Joy of JesusÂ” Rev. Shawn Johnson Pastor 11274 235th Lane (In Dowling Park on Hwy. 250) Live Oak, FL 32060 (386) 658-2360 or (386) 658-3715 E-Mail: email@example.com www.dowlingparkbaptist.com SUNDAY Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 am Worship Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:45 am Evening Bible Exploration Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm Â Nursery Available all Services Â Pre-K to 2nd Grade Junior Church conducted during 11:00 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship Service WEDNESDAY Mid Week Prayer Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 pm 663855-F BAPTIST (SOUTHERN) PINEMOUNT BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor, Tommy Smith US 129 South (Across from the S&S Store) Post Office Box 129-McAlpin, Florida (386) 362-5634 Email: Info4pbc@gmail.com Nursery provided for each worship service Worship and Fellowship Opportunities of the Week SUNDAY Bible School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 am Morning Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00 am Ladies Prayer Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:00 pm Evening Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 pm WEDNESDAY Family Night Supper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30 pm AWANA Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm Prayer Meeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 pm Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves togetherÂ… but encouraging one another. Hebrews 10:25 672049-F WESTSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH 13969 Railroad St. Live Oak, FL 32060 Â“Experiencing God TogetherÂ” Pastor Toby Martin 386-364-6905 For information call Charles Walker 386-364-4601 SUNDAY Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00 a.m. ChildrenÂ’s Church . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:30 a.m. Evening Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 p.m. WEDNESDAY Prayer Meeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 p.m. 668978-F APOSTOLIC HEALING DELIVERANCE PERFECTING THE SAINTS OUTREACH INTERNATIONAL MINISTRIES Â“A CHURCH WHERE JESUS IS LORDÂ” 517 Walker Ave., Live Oak, FL 32064 386-364-1607 SERVICES SUNDAY 5:00 p.m. THURSDAY 6:30 p.m. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org INTERDENOMINATIONAL BIBLE COLLEGE WEBSITE: www.healingdeliveranceministries.com DOWNLOAD YOUR APPLICATION TODAY OR CALL 364-1607 JACKSONVILLE THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (GRADUATE STUDIES) REVELATION MESSAGE BIBLE COLLEGE (UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES) IF YOU HAVENÂ’T FINISHED HIGH SCHOOL, REVELATION MESSAGE CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE SERVICES: 2nd SUNDAYS 11 A.M. AT 104 BEECH STREET, LIVE OAK, FL 32064 SENIOR PASTOR & FACILITATOR: DR. LINDA SIMPSON 644916-F SUWANNEE SPRINGS FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH 3801 US Hwy. 129, Live Oak, FL Pastor Sid Baker 129 North, 3-1/2 miles past McDonalds SUNDAY Morning Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00 a.m. Evening Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 p.m. 669023-F 644899-F FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 401 West Howard Street Â Live Oak, FL 32064 Phone: 386-362-1583 Â Fax 386-364-6478 Email: email@example.com www.fbcliveoak.org Rev. Phillip Herrington, Pastor Rev. Steve Sweitzer, Pastoral Care/Administration Rev. Alan Lott, Music and Worship SUNDAY Early Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8:30 am Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 am Morning Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00 am Discipleship Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm Evening Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 pm WEDNESDAY AWANA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:50-8:00 pm Youth Discipleship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30-6:30 pm Dulos Youth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:45-8:00 pm Adult Small Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00-8:00 pm Midweek Prayer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30-7:30 pm NAPA of Live Oak Cars Â Trucks Â Imports Â Farm Â Auto Paint Machine Shop Service 209 Duval Â (386) 362-2329 644975-F 644986-F 621 North Ohio Avenue Â Live Oak, Florida 32060 Â (386) 362-1848 Â Fax (386) 364-4661Â (800) 457-6082 Complete Printing Services from Business Forms, Tickets, Letterheads, Envelopes, Program Books, COLOR COPIES, etc... Suwannee graphics PRINTING Â COPY SERVICE 644992-F www.christianhitradio.net www.newlifebiblebookstore.com Sunday Morning Bible Study on 91.3FM Verse by verse study on the Book of Hebrews. 7-8 a.m. Live with Randy Jordan, owner of New Life Bible Bookstore LIVE! NAZARENE INTERDENOMINATIONAL MELODY CHRISTIAN CENTER & Melody Christian Academy Highway 129 South Â Live Oak, FL (386) 364-4800 ChildrenÂ’s Ministry-Youth Ministry-Adults Services: Sunday 10:00 am (No Sunday Night Service) Wednesday 6:30 pm ChildrenÂ’s Ministry Revolution Youth Church Nursery Available All Services Pastor Frank C. Davis firstname.lastname@example.org 682440F CHRIST CENTRAL MINISTRIES 15445 US Highway 129 S. (7 miles South of town) (386) 208-1345 Sunday Morning Service . . . . . . . . . 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Dinner, open to public . . 5:15 p.m. Wednesday Night Service . . . . . . . . . 7:00 p.m. Pastor Wayne Godsmark, Lead Pastor 644868-F LIVE OAK CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 915 Church Ave., SW 1 Block So. of Mayo Road North of High School Rev. Louis J. Medaris SUNDAY Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship . . . . . . . . 8:45 & 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 p.m. Spanish Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 p.m. WEDNESDAY Evening Prayer Meeting . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 p.m. "A Church on the Move" 644879-F LIVE OAK CHURCH OF GOD 9828 US Hwy 129 South Rev. Fred R. Watson 362-2483 Web: www.liveoakchurchofgod.com SUNDAY Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 am Morning Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:38 am ChildrenÂ’s Church . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:38 am Childrens Choir . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:30 pm Evening Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 pm WEDNESDAY Family Training Hour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 pm Preschool Classes, Boys Clubs, Girls Clubs, V.I.B.E. Youth Church, Young Adults Class and Sanctuary Bible Class FRIDAY Prayer at the Gates of the City . . . . . 7:00 8:15 am 644884-F LIVE OAK FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD 13793 76th St. (Mitchell Rd.), Live Oak, FL Rev. Mike Townsend 362-2189 SUNDAY Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 am ChildrenÂ’s Church . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:30 am Morning Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:30 am Evening Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm Wednesday Night . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:30 pm 644883-F PENTECOSTAL COMMUNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 830 Pinewood Street, Live Oak, FL (386) 362-2323 SUNDAY 9:20 AM Sonrise Contemporary Song Service 9:45 AM Sunday School for children, youth and adults 11:00 AM Morning Worship WEDNESDAY 5:45 PM Family Fellowship Meal 6:30 PM Kingdom Kids Children, Partners in Christ Youth, and Adult Bible Study 7:30 PM Choir Practice Randy Wilding, Pastor A Christ-centered, Gospel-proclaiming, People-loving, Family Church 644881-F SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST 644886-F LIVE OAK SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH Pastor Ryan Wiggan 11239 SR 51, Live Oak, FL 32071 364-0717 English; 330-2575 Spanish SATURDAY SERVICES Sabbath School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:1 5 am Devine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00 am TUESDAY Worship & Tuesday Night Prayer Meting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 p.m. FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 311 S. Ohio Avenue, Live Oak Â 362-2047 Pastor: Dr. William Finnin "COME WORSHIP WITH US" SUNDAY Contemporary Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:00 am Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:00 am Morning Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00 am WEDNESDAY Youth Meeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm Adult Handbells . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm MenÂ’s Crusaders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 pm Chancel Choir . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:30 pm Nursery available Sunday 9:00 and 11:00 services 644896-F UNITED METHODIST PRESBYTERIAN (PCA) PINE GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 5300 CR 136A, Live Oak Phone (386) 362-5595 Pastor George Swearengin SUNDAY Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 a.m. Choir Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:00 p.m. Traditional Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00 a. m. Sunday Evening Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 p.m. MONDAY Prayer Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 p.m. WEDNESDAY Youth Group Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:00 p.m. Praise Team Rehearsal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 p.m. Bible Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 p.m. Â“Enter to Worship Â…. Depart to ServiceÂ” 644897-F WELLBORN UNITED METHODIST 12005 CR 137 963-2154 Â 963-3071 Pastor James Messer Music: Geiger Family SUNDAY Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:00 am Worship Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00 am Evening Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm @ Huntsville UMC, Lake Jeffery Road Youth Meeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3:00 pm TUESDAY Prayer Intercession at the Alter 7:00 am, Noon and at 7:00 pm Church is opened all day, Everyone is welcome McLeran Memorial Public Library Tuesday 9:00 am 12:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am 1:00 pm WEDNESDAY Bible Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 pm NEW HARMONY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 160th St. (Go south on 51 to 160th, turn right) Pastor: Stan Posey Phone (386) 776-1806 SUNDAY Sunday Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 am Bible Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:30 am WEDNESDAY WomenÂ’s Bible Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 am 644898-F Church Directory Church Directory Free Meals for Seniors We are a meal site for the Suwannee River Economic Council. Free meals are served for seniors over the age of 60 in the church Fellowship Hall Monday thru Friday from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM. For more information or to sign up, please contact us at 386-658-2360 NON-DENOMINATIONAL LIVE OAK CHRISTIAN CHURCH Pastor: Dr. W. Ray Kelley Corner of Hamilton and Ohio Aves. (Hwy. 129 N) (386) 362-1085 (386) 209-1614 www.liveoakchristian.org SUNDAY Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:30 am Family Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:30 am WEDNESDAY Bible Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 pm Weekly video of morning sermons can be viewed @ www.liveoakchristian.org 681207F WELLBORN BAPTIST CHURCH Dr. Donald Minshew, Senior Pastor Mr. Tim Scott, Worship Leader Mrs. Debi OÂ’hearn, Director of Students U.S. 90 West & Lowe Lake Rd., Wellborn Church Phone 963-2231 email@example.com SUNDAY Sunday School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9:15 am (Classes for all ages) Morning Worship Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10:30 am ChildrenÂ’s Church (Grades K-4th) Adult Choir . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:00 p m ChildrenÂ’s/Middle School Choir . . . . . . . . . . 5:00 pm Youth Drama and Missions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:00 pm Family Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm WEDNESDAY Family Supper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:00 pm Mission Friends, CIA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 pm Middle/High School Youth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 pm Prayer Meeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 pm Nursery is available for all services 666850-F FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor: Dr. David Teems Youth Pastor: Kevin Fletcher 14364 140th St., Live Oak, FL 32060 386-776-1010 or 386-776-1418 email address: Suwannee firstname.lastname@example.org SUNDAY SERVICES Sunday Morning Bible Study . . . . . . . . . . . 9:45 am Worship Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:00 am (ChildrenÂ’s Church during Morning Worship) Discipleship Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:00 pm (WomenÂ’s Bible Study, MenÂ’s Bible Study, Youth Discipleship, Youth Choir, ChildrenÂ’s Choir Evening Worship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 pm WEDNESDAY SERVICES Wednesday Evening Supper . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:45 pm Awanas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:30 pm Bible Study & Prayer Time . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:00 pm Nursery available during all services 669018-F 644911-F 668979-F
Dr. Donald M. Minshew Senior Pastor Wellborn Baptist Church Many people have the idea that suffering, especially for their faith, is an unfathomable thought. That is not the teaching of the New Testament. Suffering as a possibility exists within the very DNA of Christian experience, since Christian experience begins and ends in Christ. HereÂ’s how Peter described what our attitude toward suffering should be: Â“For you were called to this, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you should follow in His steps.Â”(1 Peter 2:21) Can we admit that there can be a problem in following JesusÂ’ steps when it comes to suffering? Tennessee Williams tells a story of someone who forgotthe story of Jacob Brodzky, a shy Russian Jew whose father owned a bookstore. The father wanted his son to go to college. The boy, on the other hand, desired nothing but to marry Lila, his childhood sweethearta French girl who was as ambitious and outgoing as he was laid back and contemplative. A couple of months after young Brodzky went to college, his father fell ill and died. He returned home, buried his father, and married Lila. Then the couple moved into the apartment above the bookstore, and Brodzky took over its management. The life of books fit him perfectly, but it cramped her. She wanted more adventure-and she found it, she thought, when she met an agent who praised her beautiful singing voice and enticed her to tour Europe with a vaudeville company. Brodzky was devastated. At their parting, he reached into his pocket and handed her the key to the front door of the bookstore. "You had better keep this," he told her, "because you will want it someday. Your love is not that much less than mine that you can get away from it. You will come back sometime, and I will be waiting." She kissed him and left. To escape the pain he felt, Brodzky withdrew deep into his bookstore and took to reading as someone else might have taken to drink. He spoke little, did little, and could most times be found at the large desk near the rear of the shop, immersed in his books while he waited for his love to return. Nearly 15 years after they parted, one Christmastime, she did return. But when Brodzky rose from the reading desk, he took the love of his life as an ordinary customer. "Do you want a book?" he asked. That he didnÂ’t recognize her startled her. But she gained possession of herself and replied, "I want a book, but IÂ’ve forgotten the name of it." Then she told him a story of childhood sweethearts: a story of a newly married couple who lived in an apartment above a bookstore; a story of a young, ambitious wife who left to seek a career, which enjoyed great success, but could never relinquish the key her husband gave her when they parted. But his face showed no recognition. "You remember it; you must remember itthe story of Lila and Jacob?" After a long pause, he said, "There is something familiar about the story; I think I have read it somewhere. I think that it is something by Tolstoy." Dropping the key, she fled the shop. And Brodzky returned to his desk, to his reading, unaware that the love he waited for had come and gone. We can start out suffering, aware that it is for ChristÂ…but forget Christ and only remember the suffering. If He calls us to suffer, we should follow in His steps and present our suffering to Him for His glory. For the past few weeks, I have been in what our family calls a Â“funk.Â” Does that make sense to anyone? As I have shared before, the past year has been a whirlwind of big events: my oldest getting married, the younger son moving away to college, our daughter turning 16 and the adoption of our new daughter. Now, as the dust settles, I find myself in a very unsettling place. Not that I donÂ’t recognize some of the scenery hereÂ…IÂ’ve traveled in parts of this wilderness before. In fact, new territory is such a predictable part of the journey in our lives that I canÂ’t help but wonder why it catches us by surprise. The dictionary defines Â“wildernessÂ” as a wild region, a pathless area or a remote space. The terrain in a wilderness area will vary, because the environment in one part of the country will often be vastly different from another. (Our wilderness doesnÂ’t necessarily look like anyone elseÂ’s.) The common factor in new territory is there is no marked pathÂ…and this is what leaves us unsettled. New places are often scary, and fear leaves us unsure about where to step next. (IÂ’ve never been a mother-in-law, the parent of an out-of-town college student, or an adopted mom beforeÂ…yikes!!) With over 300 references in the Old and New Testaments, the scriptures have much to say about these Â“wilderness experiences.Â” Surely this alone is an indication that we need to pay attention! A few examples of this phenomenon are: Elijah suffering depression after an amazing victory at Mt. Carmel; Noah struggling with despair after landing the ark on dry ground; even Jesus experienced the wilderness immediately following his baptism. With the prevalence of the wilderness theme, it is not surprising that the vivid detail of IsraelÂ’s journey through the wilderness takes up a large portion of the Torah (the first five books of the Bible.) This record is a great source of wisdom to those of us seeking to find our way, so I would like to take a trip (a virtual tour of sorts) through the wilderness with this particular group and learn from their experiences. If you would join me for the next several weeks, Heart Matters will set this as our destination point, with the goal of learning not just how to survive in the wilderness, but also to thrive! Before we begin, one necessity you and I will need for this trip is a few bits of understanding about the wilderness: Times and places in the wilderness are appointed by GodÂ…we are not here by accident. Time spent in the wilderness is not wastedÂ…it is a necessary time of instruction. How we respond to the wilderness determines whether we get to the Promised Land or we spend the rest of our lives wanderingÂ…if we survive or learn to thrive! With that said, I look forward to learning to navigate this new territory togetherÂ…because every heart matters! Blessings, Angie Heart Matters is a weekly column written by Angie Land, Director of the Family Life Ministries of the Lafayette Baptist Association, where she teaches Bible studies, leads marriage and family conferences and offers Biblical counseling to individuals, couples and families. Contact Angie with questions or comments at email@example.com FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 5B THIS WEEK AT WALTÂS LIVE OAK FORD SHOP FROM A HUGE SELECTION OF VEHICLES! LOW INTEREST RATES!684039jbVUS 129 NORTH, LIVE OAK, FL 386-362-1112 1-800-814-0609 www.waltsliveoakford.comWaltÂsLIVE OAK The All New YOUR LOW PRICE HEADQUARTERS $20,9952007 EDGE SES PLUS LOADED 2010 CHEVY MALIBU LT LOW MILES$14,9952005 CHEVY SILVERADO 4X4$14,9952008 MERCURY MARINER$16,995 2004 JEEP WRANGLER SOFT TOP$15,599 2006 DODGE SPORT 1500 20ÂŽ WHEEL, HEMI$16,595 2008 FORD FUSIONLEATHER, SUNROOF, SPORT, LOW MILES$17,995$12,5952005 MERCURY MARQUIS LOW MILES, LOADED2007 FORD F-150 SUPERCAB XLT 4WD 2008 CAMRY LE LOW MILES2007 LINCOLN TOWNCAR SIGNATURE CHRIS DRYDEN 2008 FORD ESCAPE LOADED!$16,9502010 FORD FOCUSWHEELS, SPOILERS, AUTO$14,995$20,9002009 FORD FLEX 7 PASSENGER2006 GMC ENVOY NICE$10,9502008 FORD TAURUSLEATHER, LOW MILES$15,995 $16,950 $15,5952010 DODGE RAM QUAD SLT$20,995 2008 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY$16,995 2010 MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE ÂPREMIUM PKGÂŽ$24,995 2005 JEEP WRANGLER 4-DOOR 4X4 UNLIMITED$19,9002008 MAZDA B2300AUTOMATIC, AC$12,995 $19,950 DEWEY CRIBBS David Osterhoudt Internet Manager Suffering for Jesus Doctrinal views expressed on our Religion pages are those of the individual authors and not of the Suwannee Democrat Heart Matters By Angie Land RELIGION Through the wildnerness VBS at Pinemount Baptist ChurchPinemount Baptist Church invites you to come join the PandaMania at Vacation Bible School this summer. Come join us to learn about how wild God is for you! We will have fun nights filled with music, games, stories, crafts, food and more! Vacation Bible School begins on Sunday, July 24 and ends on Thursday, July 28. Every night the PandaMania will begin at 6 p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m. DonÂ’t miss out on this exciting week! Pinemount Baptist Church is located on US 129 South in McAlpin, across the street from the S&S. For more information, please contact us at 386-362-5634.PandaMania!
FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 6B ClassifiedsNorth FloridaPlace a classified: Call 386-362-1734 or toll free 1-800-525-4182 or fax 386-364-5578 Hours are M-F 8 am 5 pm closed Sat. & Sun.Reaching 14,100 households each week LAKE WOOD APARTMENTS IN LIVE OAK Quiet country living 2 bedroom duplex. Call 362-3110.641411-F 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 R EAL E STATE 386-362-1734 Vehicles, Farm Equipment, Etc. 641414-F 642542-F ATTENTION! For Qualified Home Inspections Call Paul Dial Certified 386-364-4434 or 386-590-6534 C.R.P.I. State of Fla. Licence #HI1804 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 RENT644317-F 127 Howard Street E., Live Oak, FL Phone: 386-362-4539 Toll Free: 1-800-557-7478 Se Habla Espanol EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.orgHours: Mon. Fri. 8 a.m. 5:30 p.m.; Saturday 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.; Sunday by appointment www.poolerealty.com 678287jbV SPLASH Into T h i s G reat Deal 4/ 2. 5 bat h, w ell maintained M /H w it h h eated inground pool w/ s creen enclo s ure 2 car carport AND 32x36 sh op located on 8 plu s acre s $ 13 9,9 00 Call Kellie S h ira h, 3 8 6 20 83 847 MLS #77944 Scan QRcode with your smart phone for quick link to www.poolerealty.com DREAM HOME 3 / 2 bric k h ome on 10 acre s Large living room w/f ireplace and h ig h ceiling s F loor plan w a s de s igned w/ great convenience and de s ign. Property h a s lot s o f w ildli f e and i s j u s t minute s f rom to w n. Reduced to $ 23 9, 000. Call Irvin Dee s, 3 8 620 8-4 2 7 6 MLS #7547 1 JUST LISTED! B an k O w ned 3 bedroom 2 bat h bric k h ome rig h t in J a s per on almo s t a q uarter acre. Enclo s ed bac k porc h, and garage giving you a lot o f bonu s sq uare f ootage. 2 s torage building s out s ide. A sk ing $ 6 9,9 00. Call William G olig h tly 3 8 6 -590 59 0 66 8 1 MLS #78 661 Exceptional HomeÂƒ T h i s 3 / 2 h ome o ff er s brig h t wh ite k itc h en w/ brea kf a s t noo k, f ormal dining room and large living area. Screened porc h i s w aiting f or company $ 16 9, 000 Call Kellie s S h ira h, 3 8 6 20 83 847 MLS # 77 601 LOI ESTATES Not f ar f rom Live Oa k, Quiet and peace f ul ready f or you to build your dream h ome or modular h ome. O w ner f inancing i s available. Several 5 acre lot s to c h oo s e f rom s tarting at $ 21 000. Call Ric Donovan 3 8 6 -59 0 12 98 MLS #595 63 VINTAGE H i s toric h ome built in 1 9 0 5 H ome h a s all t h e c h arm o f ye s teryear. 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Call Irvin Dee s, 3 8 6 20 8-4 2 7 6. MLS #78 3 48 MOTIVATED SELLER! 20 acre s h ig h and dry. Property h a s planted pine s approx.. 8 to 10 yr s old. Some lovely old oa ks $79,9 00. Call Ric Donovan 3 8 6 -59 0 12 98 MLS # 61 8 66 SUWANNEE RIVER FRONT HOME.. T h i s h ome come s ready to en j oy it i s completely f urni sh ed (s leep s 810 people ), h uge brea kf a s t bar s creened porc h and on 5 s erene acre s $ 1 49,9 00. Call Kellie S h ira h, 3 8 6 20 83 847 MLS #7 3 499 3/3 BRICK HOME located in F oxboro h a s all t h e amenitie s F P cro w n molding titled bat hs, dream k itc h en over s i z ed garage and a s creened bac k porc h Detac hed 2 4 x36 f ully in s ulated garage /w or ksh op and 2. 5 acre land s caped lot w it h s prin k ler s y s tem. Per f ection at it s f ine s t. $ 2 95,5 00 Call Irvin Dee s, 3 8 6 20 8-4 2 7 6 MLS # 779 6 7 Announcements ATTENTION ADVERTISERS*PROOF READ YOUR ADAny error must be reported the first day of publication. 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Candidates should be energetic, motivated, multitasking and reliable with excellent communications skills. Applicant must understand and be able to design/layout newspaper and/or magazine pages using Macintosh hardware and Quark, Adobe and iWork applications. Evening and weekend work common. Compensation package includes medical, dental, vision and 401K. Send resume and references to: Myra Regan, Publisher Suwannee Democrat P.O. Box 370 Live Oak, FL 32064 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org WE ARE A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE. A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREENING IS REQUIRED. Help Wanted CITY OF LIVE OAK CRA DIRECTOROrganization: Live Oak Community Redevelopment Agency (Â“CRAÂ”) Position: Director Schedule: Part Time Â– 24 to 30 hrs per week Salary: DOQ Job Description Responsible for providing management, planning and economic development services to the Community Redevelopment Agency in the City of Live Oak. The Director position reports directly to the Community Redevelopment Agency Board. Duties and Responsibilities: Prepare submissions for site plan, zoning, and land use for all CRA projects; Compile databases and relevant planning and economic information regarding housing, retail, industrial, and office development activity in the CRA; Assist private developers and business owners with: site planning, zoning, platting, variances, incentives and other regulatory issues associated with redevelopment and economic development in the CRA; Assist Development Manager in new zoning regulations and other planning objectives as conditions change in the CRA development environment; Provide grant application management (internal and external) for the Agency; Write developer requests for proposals for the purpose of disposing of CRA land for redevelopment; Evaluate for and draft recommended updates and amendments to the CRA Plan; Must be able to meet reporting and advertising requirements pertaining to CRAÂ’s; Manage and coordinate all aspects of identified projects and construction; Attend training sessions and conferences pertaining to CRA; Prepare recommendations for and manage CRA budget; Communicate with community groups, residents, business owners about CRA projects; Prepares agenda items for and make presentations at CRA Board meetings; Organize and analyze information and formulate recommendations to the Agency; Prepare developer and tenant real estate packages, including Requests for Proposals that provide site information, demographics, photographs, surveys, environmental information, and more to use in attracting tenants and developers. Qualifications (Education, work experience, special requirements) Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Urban Planning or related field and/or have a minimum of five (5) years experience in the public/private sector in a progressive city in planning, community or neighborhood redevelopment, project management, economic development, or equivalent combination of post secondary education with a minimum of 2 years work experience in a planning or CRA municipal or private sector office environment. The candidate must have thorough knowledge of intergovernmental operations and the redevelopment process, especially pertaining to Florida Statutes for Community Redevelopment Agencies. Being able to bridge between the private sector and public sector is critical. Must possess excellent public speaking, writing, researching skills and have a strong customer service attitude. Must be proficient in computer skills, including Explorer, Word, Outlook, ArcView GIS, etc. Must be able to work with a team containing multiple disciplines. Verifiable work related references and examples of completed redevelopment planning and projects which candidate actively participated in must also be provided. Affiliations or membership with trade associations exemplifying additional education is a plus, such as Florida APA & PZA, Urban Land Institute, Florida Redevelopment Association, or other related fields. Certification of AICP is a plus. Submission Please submit a City of Live Oak Application (visit www.cityofliveoak.org), Resume, Education/Certification Documents and Examples of Redevelopment and Planning work to: City of Live Oak, City Administrator, 101 White Ave. SE, Live Oak, Florida 32064 FirstDay MAINTENANCE WORKERneeded full-time temporary. Extensive VCT, floor tile, drywall repair, painting, finish carpentry. Experience necessary. Apply in person at Suwannee Health Care Center 1620 Helvenston, St. S.E. Live Oak, FL. EOE/V/D/M/F REST AREA ATTENDANTTwo Attendant positions available for janitorial cleaning of ladies restrooms at local rest area sites in Suwannee, Hamilton, and Columbia Counties. Apply in person at Comprehensive Community Services, Inc., 511 Goldkist Blvd. SW, Live Oak, FL 32064, ADA, EOE, Drug Free Workplace Help Wanted FirstDay OUR BRANFORD OFFICE IS GROWING!LPN FT Â–Facilities PRN Staff RN LPN CNA/HHAJob summary, other open positions and applications found at: www.hospiceofthenaturecoast.or gFax : 352.527.9366 email@example.com Hospice of the Nature Coast P.O. Box 641270 Beverly Hills, Fl34464 DFWP/EOE COORDINATOR OF CAREER/TECHNICAL AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT at North Florida Community College. See www.nfcc.edu for details. REST AREA SITE SUPERVISORWanted, a person with experience in janitorial cleaning, training and supervision of janitorial workers. Applicant must have good communication and writing skills. The ability to work flexible hours, be punctual and have good attendance. Apply in person at Comprehensive Community Services, Inc., 511 Goldkist Blvd. SW Live Oak, FL 32064, ADA. EOE, Drug Free Workplace FirstDay SOLID WASTE TRANSFER STATION SPOTTER PUBLIC WORKS The Public Works Department is currently seeking applicants for the position of Solid Waste Transfer Station Spotter. Deadline for submission of applications is Tuesday August 2, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. Applications may be obtained at the Suwannee County Administrative Services Department, 224 Pine Avenue, Live Oak, FL 32064, (386) 364-3410. 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. EE/AA/V/D Business Opportunities LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUAL INVESTOR, needing $75,000. for 15 yrs paying 8% interest. Please call 386-938-5427. Lost & Found FOUND BLACK GERMAN SHEPARD Female, Sweet & Pregnant. Found on Boys Ranch Rd. Ask for Tami 386-842-2165 LOST BACK DOOR OF UTILITY TRAILER. Wire Metal Mesh, approx 6ft X 8ft, black in color. Lost around 144th St and new subdivision between 252 & 165th. 386-776-1130 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 DONÂ’T! THIS IS A SCAM! BE CAUTIOUS, IF IT SOUNDS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE, IT USUALLY IS. Education Want to be a CNA? DonÂ’t want to wait? 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Antique Coffee Table $30, Love Seat w/Thow Pillows $150, Floor Lamps $20, Comfortor Sets Various Prices. 850-5561787 Boats/Accessories SUNBIRD 15 FOOT FIBERGLASS Ski Boat. $3500 Bow Rider 48 hp engine, Galvanized Trailer, Boat Canvas Cover, On Board Gas Tank, Fold Down Seats if interested call 386-658-2466 Apartments for Rent FirstDay APARTMENT 1Bd/1Ba Cute In Town, $350 mo $600 To Move In. Furnished, New Appliances, NO PETS. Contact Suzann 386208-8545 PUBLISHERÂ’S NOTICE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise Â“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.Â” 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 1-800-927-9275. Houses for Rent LARGE HOME FOR RENT 3Bd/1.5Ba Just outside City Limits, Country Setting $850 per mo. 386-362-6556 FirstDay TWO STORY HOME in Jasper. $775 mo 1st, Last, Security, Ask About Lease Option To Buy. MUST SEE 386-688-3736 Mobile Homes for Rent DWMH 3Bd/2Ba 7 miles W of Live Oak on 129 off paved road. $550 mo $500 Deposit, NO PETS. Pls call 386-288-3081 for appointment. DWMH 3Bd/2Ba Very Nice on 1/2 acre. Rents $650mo 1st & Last, $400 Security Call LaVon 386-688-0779 FirstDay DWMH 3Bd/2Ba Washer & Dryer, Dish Washer, CHA Dowling Park Community, $550 mo, $300 Deposit no Inside Pets. 386-658-2103 or 386-208-3533 FirstDay FOR RENT 2/1 MH 2 milesfrom SCI$500/mo 2/1 MH off CR 349 $450/mo 2/1 MH Dowling Park $450/mo 3/2 MH Dowling Park $650/mo 4/3 MH Close to LO $650/mo Rankin-Grantham & Associates Contact Jacob Grantham@ 386-362-7080 FirstDay SWMH 2Bd/2Ba Unfurnished Near Dowling Park, CHA, No Pets. $450/mo $450 Dep. 386294-2416 or 386-854-0093 Homes for Sale IN TARA TRACE FSBO 2Bd/2Ba Home 1900 sq ft, Full Handycap access, Gas Range, Water Softener, Sky Lights. $149,000 386-364-2873 Mobile Homes for Sale BEST PRICE IN FLORIDA 5Bd/3Ba Â“ $51,900 BlowoutÂ” Lot Model ONLY Fleetwood Homes Says Â“Quick Sell ItÂ” Call Freedom Homes 386-752-5355 Acreage/Land/Lots for Sale FIVE ACRES DOWLING PARK, Well, Septic, Power, Paved Rd frontage. Owner Financing, NO DOWN $59,900 $526/mo 352215-1018 www.LandOwnerFinancing.com FOUR ACRES OÂ’BRIEN/MCALPIN AREA Beautiful Secluded Country Setting. High & Dry. Owner Financing NO DOWN $29,900 $307/mo 352-215-1018 www.LandOwnerFinancing.com FOUR ACRES WELLBORN, Well already installed! Beautifully wooded w/cleared home site. Nice Neighborhood. OWNER FINANCED, NO DOWN. $39,900 $410/mo 352-215-1018 www.LandOwnerFinancing.com Suwannee Legals TAX DEED APPLICATION NUMBER 2113/2004-439 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that RONALD K CLARK, the holder of the following tax certificate has applied for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The tax certificate number and year of issuance, the description of property, and the names in which it is assessed are as follows: 2113/2004-439 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: 02516002000 36-02S-14E LEG 18.91 ACRES FOR POB COMM AT SE COR OF NW1/4 OF NW1/4 RUN W 667.91 FT N 1233.19 FT E 667.92 FT S 1233.77 FT TO POB ORB 296 P 167-168 WD NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: WILLIE COOK 1645 W 15TH ST RIVIERA BEACH, FL 33404 All of said property being in the County of Suwannee, State of Florida. Unless such tax certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such tax certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the City Council Chambers, Live Oak City Hall, 101 White Avenue, Live Oak, Florida 32064 on THURSDAY, 8/11/2011 AT 11:00 A.M. Each successful bid, must be secured by a $200.00 cash deposit. Full settlement by cash or cashierÂ’s check only, must be made within 24 hours of the sale. DATE June 1, 2011 (SEAL) BARRY A. BAKER SUWANNEE COUNTY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: TRACY BALDWIN, Deputy Clerk 7/8, 15, 22, 29 TAX DEED APPLICATION NUMBER 2115/2004-902 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOHN C SULLIVAN, the holder of the following tax certificate has applied for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The tax certificate number and year of issuance, the description of property, and the names in which it is assessed are as follows: 2115/2004-902 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: 05610030670 22-02S-13E LEG LOTS 67 & 68 BLK 3 HILDRETH 2ND ADD ORB 387 P 701-702 COT YR 91 ORB 392 P 618 WD YR 91 ORB 711 P 59-60 ORDER YR 99 ORB 850 P 15 PRD YR 2001 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: ETHEL BELL 2216 NW 59TH WAY LAUDERHILL, FL 33313-3133 All of said property being in the County of Suwannee, State of Florida. Unless such tax certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such tax certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the City Council Chambers, Live Oak City Hall, 101 White Avenue, Live Oak, Florida 32064 on THURSDAY, 8/11/2011 AT 11:00 A.M. Each successful bid, must be secured by a $200.00 cash deposit. Full settlement by cash or cashierÂ’s check only, must be made within 24 hours of the sale. DATE June 1, 2011 (SEAL) BARRY A. BAKER SUWANNEE COUNTY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: TRACY BALDWIN, Deputy Clerk 7/8, 15, 22, 29
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The tax certificate number and year of issuance, the description of property, and the names in which it is assessed are as follows: 2114/2005-367 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: 02258000000 20-02S-14E LEG 4.25 ACRES N1/2 OF N1/2 OF SW1/4 OF NW1/4 LESS E 6 RODS LESS THE N 275 FT OF W 792 FT OF N1/2 OF N1/2 OF SW1/4 OF NW1/4 ORB 74 P 381 LEE 7/8 ROCKWELL W ROBERTS 1/8 INT ORB 965 P 41 DC YR 2003 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: LEXCY LEE C/O HARRIETTE RILEY 8206 97TH RD LIVE OAK, FL 32060 All of said property being in the County of Suwannee, State of Florida. Unless such tax certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such tax certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the City Council Chambers, Live Oak City Hall, 101 White Avenue, Live Oak, Florida 32064 on THURSDAY, 8/11/2011 AT 11:00 A.M. Each successful bid, must be secured by a $200.00 cash deposit. Full settlement by cash or cashierÂ’s check only, must be made within 24 hours of the sale. DATE June 1, 2011 (SEAL) BARRY A. BAKER SUWANNEE COUNTY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: TRACY BALDWIN, Deputy Clerk 7/8, 15, 22, 29 TAX DEED APPLICATION NUMBER 2116/2004-974 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JOHN C SULLIVAN, the holder of the following tax certificate has applied for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The tax certificate number and year of issuance, the description of property, and the names in which it is assessed are as follows: 2116/2004-974 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: 06464160070 23-02S-13E LEG LOT 7 BLK P LIVE OAK ORB 530 P 372 WD YR 96 ORB 535 P 272 WD YR 96 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: BEREND L BRICKMAN 409 PINE AVE LIVE OAK, FL 32064 All of said property being in the County of Suwannee, State of Florida. Unless such tax certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such tax certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the City Council Chambers, Live Oak City Hall, 101 White Avenue, Live Oak, Florida 32064 on THURSDAY, 8/11/2011 AT 11:00 A.M. Each successful bid, must be secured by a $200.00 cash deposit. Full settlement by cash or cashierÂ’s check only, must be made within 24 hours of the sale. DATE June 1, 2011 (SEAL) BARRY A. BAKER SUWANNEE COUNTY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: TRACY BALDWIN, Deputy Clerk 7/8, 15, 22, 29 TAX DEED APPLICATION NUMBER 2118/2005-1118 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that J J SHEPPARD, the holder of the following tax certificate has applied for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The tax certificate number and year of issuance, the description of property, and the names in which it is assessed are as follows: 2118/2005-1118 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: 08765000100 32-03S-13E LEG 1.00 ACRES LOT 10 ROLLING GREEN SUB ORB 373 P 171 WD YR 90 NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: CHEUY & SOOKSIRI SUETRONG 5217 FOSTER ST SKOKIE, IL 60077 All of said property being in the County of Suwannee, State of Florida. Unless such tax certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such tax certificate will be sold to the highest bidder in the City Council Chambers, Live Oak City Hall, 101 White Avenue, Live Oak, Florida 32064 on THURSDAY, 8/11/2011 AT 11:00 A.M. Each successful bid, must be secured by a $200.00 cash deposit. Full settlement by cash or cashierÂ’s check only, must be made within 24 hours of the sale. DATE June 1, 2011 (SEAL) BARRY A. BAKER SUWANNEE COUNTY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: TRACY BALDWIN, Deputy Clerk 7/8, 15, 22, 29 NOTICE TO RECLAIM ABANDONED PROPERTY TO: Alvinia and Don Williams ADDRESS OF FORMER TENANT: 6643 137th Rd. Live Oak, FL 32060 When you vacated the premises at 6643 137th Rd., Live Oak, Fl 32060 the following personal property remained: Contents of two storage sheds, animal pen wire, assorted junk. You may claim this property at 6643 137th Rd, Live Oak, Fl 32060 Unless you pay the reasonable costs of storage and advertising, if any, for all the above-described property and take possession of the property which you claim, not late than August 1, 2011, (if personally delivered not fewer than 10 days, not fewer than 15 days after notice is deposited in the mail), this property maybe disposed of pursuant to s.715.109. "If you fail to reclaim the property, it will be sold at a public sale after notice of the sale has been given by publication. You Suwannee Legals have the right to bid on the property at this sale. After the property is sold and the costs of storage, advertising, and sale are deducted, the remaining money will be paid over to the county. You may claim the remaining money at any time within 1 year after the county receives the money." DATED: July 22, 2011 Shirley D. Landen NAME OF LANDLORD 386-364-4889 TELEPHONE # OF LANDLORD 6653 137th Rd. Live Oak, FL 32060 ADDRESS OF LANDLORD 7/22, 29 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 61-2011-CA-000024 MIDFIRST BANK Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES OF GLENN G. JONES, JR., DECEASED; GLENN GENE JONES, III, et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES OF GLENN G. JONES, JR., DECEASED CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN You are notified that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Suwannee County, Florida: LOT 3, BLOCK A, FRONTIER JUNCTION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF ON FILE IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGES 305-306, IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, IN AND FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA TOGETHER WITH A TOGETHER WITH A 2003 GENERAL DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME commonly known as 19293 127TH DR, O BRIEN, FL 32071 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Edward B. Pritchard of Kass Shuler, P.A., plaintiffÂ’s attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 800, Tampa, Florida 33601, (813) 229-0900, on or before August 19, 2011, (or 30 days from the first date of publication, whichever is later) and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the PlaintiffÂ’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. Dated July 6, 2011. SEAL CLERK OF THE COURT Honorable Barry A. Baker 200 South Ohio Avenue Live Oak, Florida 32060 By: Sharon Hale Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Nancy K. Nydam, Court Administrator, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, Florida 32056-1569 (386) 758-2163 within 7 working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800955-8771. 7/15, 22 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 61-2009-CA-000142 US BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR GSMPS 2006-RP1 Plaintiff, v. WILLIAM SHULER; CASSIE LEIGH SHULER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF WILLIAM L. SHULER N/K/A CASSIE SHULER; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment Of Foreclosure entered on July 14, 2010, and the Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale entered on July 8, 2011, in this cause, in the Circuit Court of Suwannee County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Suwannee County, Florida, described as: LOT 12, SADDLEWOOD, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 269, PUBLIC RECORDS OF SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA; TOGETHER WITH THE MOBILE HOME ATTACHED THERETO HAVING VIN# JACFL23317A AND JACFL23317B. a/k/a 7191 224TH ST, OÂ’BRIEN, FL 32071 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash on front steps of the front door of the Suwannee County Courthouse located at 200 South Ohio Avenue, Live Oak, Florida 32064, Suwannee County, Florida, at eleven oÂ’clock a.m., on September 6, 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Live Oak, Florida, this 12th day of July, 2011. SEAL Barry A. Baker Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Sharon Hale Deputy Clerk DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A. 12425 28th Street North, Suite 200 St Petersburg, Florida 33716 Telephone No. (727) 536-4911 Fax No. (727) 539-1094 7/22, 29 Suwannee Legals RFP RE-ADVERTISEMENT 2011-27 REQUEST FOR EMS AMBULANCE BILLING SERVICES PROPOSALS The Board of County Commissioners for Suwannee County, Florida will receive sealed proposals for: EMS AMBULANCE BILLING SERVICES. Sealed proposals will be received by Suwannee County Clerk of Courts, Courthouse Cashier Window, 200 South Ohio Avenue, Live Oak, FL 32064 until 4:00 PM on Friday, August 12, 2011 Proposals received after the designated time and/or date will not be considered. Proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud during the Board of County Commissioners meeting on August 17, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter. Late proposals will be retained at the Clerk of Court Office unopened and will not be considered. One (1) original and (5) copies to be submitted and packages must be clearly marked with the RFP number, time and date of opening. Mail or deliver to: Suwannee County Clerk of Courts Courthouse Cashier Window 200 South Ohio Avenue Live Oak, FL 32064 Scope: Includes, but is not limited to the above listed services, including compliance with all applicable Suwannee County, state and federal laws, statutes, administrative rules, contract provisions, acts and procedural requirements. Copies of the Documents may be obtained from the Administrative Services Department at (386) 364-3410, 224 Pine Ave. SW, Live Oak, FL 32064. All questions concerning specifications should be directed to Brad Merritt at (386) 364-3404 with Fire Rescue Services, 13530 80th Terrace, Live Oak, FL32064. Suwannee County reserves the right to: waive any technicalities; reject any and all proposals which are incomplete, conditional, non-responsive, or which contain additions not allowed for; reject any or all proposals in whole or in part with or without cause; and accept the proposal which best serves the utility. All bidders/contractors doing business with Suwannee County, Florida, utilize the US Department of Homeland SecurityÂ’s E-Verify system in accordance with the terms governing the use of the system. To confirm the employment eligibility of all persons working for or on behalf of said bidder/contractor in Suwannee County. All persons employed by the bidder/contractor during the term of contract to perform employment duties with Suwannee County, Florida and all persons, including subcontractors, assigned by the bidder/contractor to perform work pursuant to the contract with Suwannee County. The Board of County Commissioners does not discriminate because of race, creed, color, national origin or handicap status. The Board of County Commissioners requires a Sworn Statement under section 287.133(3)(a), F.S., on Public Entity Crimes. JESSE CARUTHERS, CHAIRMAN SUWANNEE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 7/22 Suwannee Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2010-379-CA FRIER FINANCE, INC., 2123 NW 11th DRIVE CHIEFLAND, FLORIDA 32626, Plaintiff, Suwannee Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-8-CA FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA, a Banking corporation organized under the laws of the United States of America, f/k/a FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK OF FLORIDA Plaintiff, vs. EDWARD D. STILES and LUCIA M. STILES, ET AL. Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that Barry A. Baker, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Suwannee County, Florida, will on the 2nd day of August, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. on the front steps of the Suwannee County Courthouse, 200 S. Ohio Avenue, Live Oak, FL 32064, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 612011-CA-110 THE HORIZON GROUP, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, Plaintiff, vs. CALEME FELIX and LUCI LUBIN; et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 7, 2011 in the above referenced case in which THE HORIZON GROUP, LLC is Plaintiff, and CALEME FELIX and LUCI LUBIN; unknown tenants; and other unknown parties in possession, including the unknown spouse of any person in possession of the property, and if a named Defendant is deceased, the surviving spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against that Defendant, and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the named or described Defendants, are Defendants, I, BARRY A. BAKER, Clerk of the Court, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the front door of the Suwannee County Courthouse or such other location in the Suwannee County Courthouse in Live Oak, Florida, as I as the Clerk of the Court, may designate, at the time of sale, at 11:00 oÂ’clock A.M., on the 30th day of August, 2011, the following described property set forth in the Final Judgment of Foreclosure: All that part of the West 1/2 of the SE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Section 13, Township 4 South, Range 11 East, Suwannee County, Florida. Lying South of 174th Street. Subject to a 20.00 foot easement for utilities over and across the North 20.00 feet thereof. Parcel Identification No.: 13-04S-11E1198300.2000 Any and all bidders, parties or other interested persons shall contact the information desk of the Clerk of the Court prior to the scheduled foreclosure sale who will advise of the exact location in the Suwannee County Courthouse for Suwannee Legals the foreclosure sale. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. NOTICE PURSUANT TO THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation to participate should call the ADA Coordinator, Jacquetta Bradley, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, FL 32056, 386719-7428, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired call (800) 9558770. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of said Court, this 7th day of July, 2011 at Live Oak, Suwannee County, Florida (COURT SEAL) HONORABLE BARRY A BAKER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Sharon Hale As Deputy Clerk Rose M. Decker, Jr., Esquire THE DECKER LAW FIRM P.A. 320 White Avenue Post Office Box 1288 Live Oak, Florida 32064 Telephone: 386-364-4440 Telecopier: 386-364-4508 Email: email@example.com Attorney for Plaintiffs 7/22, 29 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING The North Florida Broadband Authority (Â“NFBAÂ”) announces a public meeting to which all interested persons are invited. The NFBA is a legal entity and public body created pursuant to the provisions of Section 163.01, Florida Statutes, and an Interlocal Agreement among: Baker, Bradford, Columbia, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Putnam, Suwannee, Taylor, Union and Wakulla Counties and municipalities of Cedar Key, Cross City, Lake City, Live Oak, Monticello, Perry, White Springs and Worthington Springs, Florida. The special meeting will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at the Suwannee River Water Management District, Suwannee Room, 9225 County Road 49, Live Oak, Florida 32060. The meeting agenda will be posted to the NFBA website www.nfba-fl.org at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting. TheNFBA Board will address general operating issues of the NFBA. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the NFBA with respect to any matter considered at the meeting, such person will need a record of the proceedings and may need to ensure that a verbatim record is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be made. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodations or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding, or if you have any questions regarding this meeting, please contact the Clerk to the NFBA Board at (877) 552-3482, at least two business days prior to the date of the meeting. 7/22 v. KATHLEEN J. LINDNER, A/K/A KATHLEEN JILL LINDNER, TINA T. STORMS, A/K/A TINA TERASSA STORMS, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KATHLEEN J. LINDNER, A/K/A KATHLEEN JILL LINDNER, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TINA T. STORMS, TINA TERASSA STORMS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, pursuant to PlaintiffÂ’s Final Summary Judgment Of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Suwannee County, Florida, described as follows, to wit: THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH RANGE 13 EAST, SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, LESS THAT PORTION IN COUNTY GRADED ROAD; TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1989 SPRI DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME ID NO. GAFLJ34A10210SH AND GAFLJ34B10210SH, A 1999 BARR SINGLEWIDE MOBILE HOME ID NO. GAFLW39A11909BA21, AND A 1995 WEST SINGLEWIDE MOBILE HOME ID NO. GAFLS75A25131WE21. Commonly known as: 12626 145 Road Live Oak, Florida 32060 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash at front steps of the Suwannee County Courthouse 200 South Ohio/Dr. MLK, Jr. Avenue, Live Oak, Florida 32064, at 11:00 AM (EST), on the 20th day of September, 2011. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the Clerk of Court no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim, you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. Notice to Persons With Disabilities: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Court AdministratorÂ’s office not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. SEAL Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Sharon Hale Deputy Clerk 7/15, 22 best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Suwannee County, Florida, to-wit: The N 1/2 of the SE 1/4 of SW 1/4 of NW 1/4 of Section 10, Township 2 South, Range 12 East, Suwannee County, Florida Less and Except the West 30 feet thereof for County Road right-of-way. Pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is as set out above, and the docket number of which is 11-8-CA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of said Court, this 29th day of June, 2011. BARRY A. BAKER Clerk of the Circuit Court Suwannee County, Florida Sharon Hale By: Deputy Clerk PAUL V. SMITH, Esq. P.O. Box 2029 Lake City, FL 32026 LN#53062 7/15, 22 Legal notices continued on Page 8B
FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011 SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT /LIVE OAK PAGE 8BNANCY HARMON & THE MIGHTY WARRIORSJuly 31st through Aug. 3rd. NANCY HARMON & THE MIGHTY WARRIORS Living Springs Family Worship Center. 26471 State Road 247, Branford, Fl 32008 Nancy Harmon Evangelist & Gospel Singer, Composer & Hostess of THE LOVE SPECIAL telecast on TBN with young men and women anointed of the Holy Ghost will be ministering Sunday 10:30 and 6 p.m. and Monday thru Wed. at 7 p.m. at Living Springs. Everyone Welcome!!!Two-night revival at Healing Deliverance Ministries, Inc.Get ready for the two-night revival at Healing Deliverance Ministries, Inc. on the corner of Walker Avenue and Duval Street. (The same building as Love Ministries, Inc.) The Apostle Dr. James Rosier III, founder of Harvest Fire International Ministries, Inc. from Miami, Florida, will be here Friday and Saturday, July 29, and 30, starting at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For additional information, contact Pastor Dr. Linda Simpson at 386-344-4192.The New Bethlehem AME Church Annual Homecoming ServiceThe New Bethlehem AME Church, 11193 150th Street, McAlpin, Fl 32062, will be celebrating our Annual Homecoming Service "It's A Family Affair" Family Fun Day/Picnic, Saturday, July 16, 2011 10 a.m. 4 p.m. Featuring lots of games and activities for all ages. Come enjoy a delicious meal and spirit filled fellowship.St. Luke's Busy Hands for Babies Yard, bake and homemade table saleSt. Luke's Busy Hands for Babies will hold a yard sale Saturday, July 30, 2011 from 7 a.m. 2 p.m., at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1391 SW Eleventh St., Live Oak, across from the Garden Club. The sale will be inside and there will be many bargains on clothing, books and lots more. Come and see our handmade gift table. There will be a table of religious books at this sale. The proceeds buy material and yarn to make items for two children's hospitals in Gainesville and Jacksonville.Men's Meeting at Wellborn Baptist ChurchMen's Meeting at Wellborn Baptist Church and it states that they meet every 2nd Thursday of the month. They will not be having any meetings through the summer. (No meeting through the summer, will start again in September)Love ForeverLive Oak Church of Christ, 1497 SR 51 (Irvin Ave) will be open every third Saturday morning of each month for a clothes closet and food pantry, 10:30 12 noon.Homecoming Reunion at Beulah Baptist Church HAS BEEN CANCELED!! 415 S.W. Pinewood Dr., Live Oak, FL 32064 FINANCIAL AID IS AVAILABLE AND ACCEPTED. APPROVED FOR VA TRAINING BENEFITS. ACCREDITED BY THE COUNCIL ON OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION, INC. Register Now! Automotive Tech or Auto Body Repair Call (386) 647-4200 to schedule TABE test 684003-F Earn your ASE today! Classes start August 22 nd 415 S.W. Pinewood Dr., Live Oak, FL 32064 FINANCIAL AID IS AVAILABLE AND ACCEPTED. APPROVED FOR VA TRAINING BENEFITS. ACCREDITED BY THE COUNCIL ON OCCUPATIONAL EDUCATION, INC. Re gi ste r N ow Early Childhood Education Program Call ( 386) 647-4200 to schedule TABE test Classes start August 22 nd 684016-F Price includes fabric & labor. More than 300 fabrics to select from!Price also includes spring & frame repairs, new padding added to entire piece. New cushion foam is extra if needed. NO Seconds NO Close-Outs ALL First Quality Material. 1-850-973-6006 OR 1-850-973-4667 July Special"I personally guarantee all work to suit you" 682584amvSofa & Chair Upholstered in any fabric we stock!$48900 CHURCHCALENDAR 677481jbV Suwannee Legals NOTICE OF MEETINGS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the SUWANNEE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD will meet in the School Board Meeting Room, 702 -2nd Street, NW, Live Oak, Florida, on the following date and times: TUESDAY JULY 26, 2011 4:30 p.m. Expulsion Issues Hearing (Private) 5:30 p.m. Public Hearing to adopt the tentative Millage Rates and tentative Budget for 2011-2012 6:00 p.m. Regular Meeting School Board meetings are open to the public with the exception of Expulsion Issues, which are private. Anyone present wishing to appeal any decision made during the Regular Meeting will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the meeting is made, including any testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Jerry A. Scarborough Superintendent of Schools 7/22 Suwannee Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 612009CA0002850001XX THE HORIZON GROUP, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, Plaintiff, vs. VALLEY PROPERTIES, INC., a dissolved Florida Corporation; ALC INVESTMENTS, INC., a Florida Corporation; CAROL CROUCH; JAY CROUCH; GEORGE A. HYDE and TERESA HYDE, husband and wife; and DAVID BATIGNANI and KARRI BATIGNANI, and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the named or described Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 29, 2011 in the above referenced case in which THE HORIZON GROUP, LLC is Plaintiff, and VALLEY PROPERTIES, INC., a dissolved Florida Corporation; ALC INVESTMENTS, INC., a Florida Corporation; CAROL CROUCH; JAY CROUCH; GEORGE A. HYDE and TERESA HYDE, husband and wife; and DAVID BATIGNANI and KARRI BATIGNANI; unknown tenants; and other unknown parties in possession, including the unknown spouse of any person in possession of the property, and if a named Defendant is deceased, the surviving spouse, heirs, devisees, Suwannee Legals grantees, creditors, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against that Defendant, and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the named or described Defendants, are Defendants, I, BARRY A. BAKER, Clerk of the Court, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the front door of the Suwannee County Courthouse or such other location in the Suwannee County Courthouse in Live Oak, Florida, as I as the Clerk of the Court, may designate, at the time of sale, at 11:00 oÂ’clock A.M., on the 2nd day of August, 2011, the following described property set forth in the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure: Parcel Identification No. 32-03S-11E-1187400.2000: ALL THAT PART OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 11 EAST, SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA LYING EAST OF 237th DRIVE. SUBJECT TO A 20.00 FOOT EASEMENT FOR UTILITIES LYING 20.00 FEET EAST OF THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF 237th DRIVE. TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the same, together with the tenements, hereditaments and appurtenances thereto belonging, and the rents, issues and profits thereof, unto the mortgagee, in fee simple. LESS AND EXCEPT: PART OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 11 EAST, SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR POINT OF BEGINNING COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4, THENCE RUN NORTH 8911Â’55Â” EAST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SOUTHEAST 1/4, A DISTANCE OF 662.25 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 116'55Â” EAST, A DISTANCE OF 607.36 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 8915Â’30Â” WEST, A DISTANCE OF 1512.64 FEET TO THE EASTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF 237th DRIVE; THENCE RUN NORTH 4125Â’08Â” WEST ALONG SAID EASTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 798.03 FEET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTH LINE OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4; THENCE RUN NORTH 8911Â’55Â” EAST ALONG SAID NORTH LINE, A DISTANCE OF 1364.81 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING SUBJECT TO A 20.00 FOOT EASEMENT FOR UTILITIES LYING 20.00 FEET EAST OF THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF 237th DRIVE. SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER AND ACROSS THE NORTH 30.00 FEET THEREOF. Together with all rights of ownership associated with the property, including, but not limited to, all easements and rights benefiting the premises, whether or not such easements and rights are of record and all tenements, hereditaments, improvements and appurtenances, now on the premises. SUBJECT TO all recorded easements, rights-of-way, conditions, encumbrances and limitations and to all applicable building and user restrictions, zoning laws and ordinances, if any, affecting the property. TOGETHER with all buildings and improvements of every kind and description now or hereafter erected or placed thereon hereinafter collectively called the Â“mortgaged propertyÂ”. PARCEL IDENTIFICATION NO.: 32-03S-11E-1187400.2001 [The property described under the Â“Less and ExceptÂ” provision above is owed by REFIK ELER and LAUREN ELER and for clarification, said parcel corresponds to the Parcel Identification Number above of 32-03S-11E-1187400.2001 and is not subject to this foreclosure action.] together with all structures, improvements, fixtures, appliances, and appurtenances on said land or used in conjunction therewith. Any and all bidders, parties or other interested persons shall contact the information desk of the Clerk of the Court prior to the scheduled foreclosure sale who will advise of the exact location in the Suwannee County Courthouse for the foreclosure sale. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. NOTICE PURSUANT TO THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation to participate should call the ADA Coordinator, Jacquetta Bradley, P.O. Box 1569, Lake City, FL 32056, 386719-7428, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired call (800)9558770. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of said Court, this 6th day of July, 2011 at Live Oak, Suwannee County, Florida (COURT SEAL) HONORABLE BARRY A BAKER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT SUWANNEE COUNTY, FLORIDA BY: Sharon Hale As Deputy Clerk Rose M. Decker, Jr., Esquire THE DECKER LAW FIRM P.A. 320 White Avenue Post Office Box 1288 Live Oak, Florida 32064 Telephone: 386-364-4440 Telecopier: 386-364-4508 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Attorney for Plaintiffs 7/15, 22 Suwannee Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR SUWANNEE COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 61-2010-CA-000267 21ST MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. FLORENCE CHAMBERLIN A/K/A FLORENCE E. CHAMBERLIN; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF FLORENCE CHAMBERLIN; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Suwannee County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Suwannee County, Florida, described as: The West 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of the Southwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 21, Township 3 South, Range 15 East, Suwannee County, Florida. SUBJECT TO Easements for ingress, egress and utilities over and across the North 40 feet thereof; the West 30 feet thereof; and the South 30 feet thereof. TOGETHER WITH: Non-exclusive easements for ingress, egress and utilities described as a strip of land lying 30 feet on each side of and contiguous with the following described center line: Easement 1: For point of reference, COMMENCE at the Southeast corner of said Section 21, and run South 8844Â’58Â” West, along the South line of Section 21, a distance of 1,326.77 feet; thence run North 0040Â’48Â” West, a distance of 664.77 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence run North 8845Â’26Â” East, a distance of 663.67 feet; thence run North 0039Â’21Â” West, a distance of 664.69 feet; thence run North 0005Â’39Â” East, a distance of 308.96 feet; thence run North 5614Â’39Â” East, a distance of 90.96 feet; thence run North 3659Â’29Â” East, a distance of 338.33 feet; thence run North 2729Â’55Â” East, a distance of 286.37 feet; thence run North 5506Â’26Â” East, a distance of 88.86 feet to the Southerly right-of-way line of U.S. 90 and the POINT OF TERMINATION. Easement 2: For point of reference, COMMENCE at the Southeast corner of said Section 21 and run South 8844Â’58Â” West along the South line of said Section 21, a distance of 1,326.77 feet; thence run North 0040Â’48Â” West, a distance of 664.77 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence run South 8845Â’26Â” West, a distance of 1,327.34 feet; thence run North 0043Â’44Â” West, a distance of 634.45 feet; thence run South 8845Â’54Â” West, a distance of 1,327.90 feet to the Easterly right-ofway line of a County graded road and POINT OF TERMINATION. To include a: 2005 DESTINY VIN DISH00872A 95601679 2005 DESTINY VIN DISH00872B 95601959 A/K/A 3584 134th Pl Wellborn, FL 32094 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, At the front steps of the Suwannee County Courthouse, 200 S. Ohio Avenue, Live Oak, Florida 32060 at 11:00 a.m., on September 6, 2011. DATED THIS 6TH DAY OF July, 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness my hand and seal of this court on the 6th day of July, 2011. (Court Seal) CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT By: Sharon Hale Deputy Clerk THIS INSTRUMENT PREPARED BY: Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra 9024 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who requires accommodations in order to participate in a court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, the provision of certain assistance. Individuals with a disability who require special accommodations in order to participate in a court proceeding should contact the ADA Coordinator, 173 NE Hernando Avenue, Room 408, Lake City, FL 32055, (386) 719-7428, within two (2) business days of receipt of notice to appear. Individuals who are hearing impaired should call (800) 955-8771. Individuals who are voice impaired should call (800) 955-8770. 7/15, 22
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