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xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx Thursday, January 17, 2013 50 WWW.APALACHTIMES.COM VOL. 127 ISSUE 38 Phone: 850-653-8868 Web: apalachtimes.com E-mail: dadlerstein@star .com Fax: 850-653-8036 Circulation: 800-345-8688 Opinion . . . . . . A4 Society . . . . . . A6 Faith . . . . . . . A7 Outdoors . . . . . A8 Sports . . . . . . A9 Tide Chart . . . . . A9 Classi eds . . . A10-A11 DEADLINES FOR NEXT WEEK: School News & Society: 11 a.m. Friday Real Estate Ads: 11 a.m. Thursday Legal Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Display Ads: 11 a.m. Friday Classi ed Line Ads: 5 p.m. Monday xxxxx Contact Us xxxxx Out to see Index Get ready for Mardi Gras, A4 Oyster cook-off Saturday The third annual Oyster Cook-Off to bene t the Apalachicola Volunteer Fire Department will be held Saturday, Jan. 19. A Friday evening event will preview of the oyster-related silent auction items, along with a sampling of the Apalachicola Bays tasty bivalves. The cook-off Saturday will start at 11 a.m. Contestants are encouraged to enter with their favorite recipe. All forms of oysters will be available to taste: raw, steamed and fried. Other food items and refreshments will be available for purchase also. The days activities will include live music and dance. For more information visit www.oystercookoff.com, call 653-9419 or email info@ apalachicolabay.org. Pas de Vie Ballet at Dixie Tallahassees premiere ballet company returns to the Dixie on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings, Jan. 18-21 at 8 p.m. nightly. It will take your breath away. Tickets on sale at the Dixie box of ce Wednesday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 2 to 10 p.m. For information, call 653-3200 or visit www.dixietheatre.com. Bingo on the Island Tuesdays Beginning this week, Bingo on the Island will be on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the St. George Island Firehouse, 324 East Pine Avenue. Cards are $1. Sponsored by the St. George Island Civic Club. For information call 927-3001. St. George Island Coastal Cleanup The University of Florida, in conjunction with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), needs volunteers to participate in a coastal cleanup on St. George Island on Saturday, January 19. Meet at Lighthouse Park at 9 a.m. and plan to work until around 1 p.m. Dress appropriately for the weather. Wear comfortable closed toed shoes and remember sunscreen and insect repellant. Trash bags, gloves, and water will be provided. Please e-mail questions to Jessica McKenzie at email@example.com or call (205) 910-4717. By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@star .com As the Franklin County School District weigh options for nding $600,000 in savings, just to break even, several employees have announced their decisions to either retire or quit voluntarily. Third grade teacher Paula Dykes and middle school math teacher Paul Marxsen both announced their departures, Jan. 14 and 22, respectively. In addition, among several other voluntary retirements within both teaching and non-teaching ranks, the district has ended its use of a tutor with the Virtual School online language courses, and terminated a teacher who had been removed from the classroom in May 2012 for an incident in which he had dealt with a student in an aggressive and physical manner. Dykes, who was in the states delayed retirement program after a long career teaching here, decided to leave before completing her last year in the program. Her students were reassigned to the remaining third grade teachers: Pam Schaffer, Marvin Boyd, Jeannie Ford and Cathy Creamer. Marxsen, a certi ed public accountant, resigned to return to his CPA practice in Carrabelle. He had been teaching algebra and math remediation courses. These have been picked up by Kassi Malcolm, who teaches eight grade algebra, and math coach Dale Millender, with the remediation classes reabsorbed into other classes. The change in the middle school math department follows the resignation at years end of Melonie Inzetta, who returned to a teaching position with the Florida Department of Corrections. Her sixth and seventh grade math classes have been picked up by Mike Emerson, who teaches ESE inclusion by working with special ed students in addition to their regular classroom teachers. A former Apalachicola High School teacher, Robert Coursey, who had been handling a part-time foreman role in the transportation department, retired as of Dec. 31, 2013. The position held by Maria Revercomb, who had worked on Tuesdays and Thursdays as a Spanish tutor with the Virtual School, was discontinued. The kids are doing that, theyre helping each other, said Principal George Oehlert. She remains as a substitute teacher on an as-needed basis. Betty Stephens, records clerk at the district of ce, also announced her retirement, after having been the delayed retirement options program (DROP) after several years School employee departures accelerate By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@starfl.com An avid reader like Becca Willis comes across a lot of words in her travels through fiction. The Apalachicola Bay Charter School sixth grader took full advantage of her familiarity with language at the Dec. 13 district spelling bee. In a battle that went several rounds, Willis and ABC School seventh grader Savannah Montgomery traded correct spellings blow for blow. Willis enjoyed gelato; Montgomery followed by beeing inimitable. The two fumbled on jitney and depilatory, but then went on a tear. Willis spelled protuberant, Montgomery scaled fabulist. Willis was correctly polymathic, and Montgomery rocked with malachite. Willis was precise with artifice, and Montgomery continued the battle with cadre. Willis was beaming when she got incandescence, and Montgomery smiled faintly with nuance. Eventually, Willis spelled correctly miasma, and then the championship word opulent to outlast her opponent. She now heads to the Big Bend Regional Spelling Bee Feb. 9, in Tallahassee, which brings together district winners from 15 counties in North Florida and South Georgia. I read a lot, a lot of bigger books, she said, citing Harry Potter and Lightning Thief, part of a fantasy-adventure novel series based on Greek mythology, by Rick Riordan. I read a lot fiction, and some nonfiction, like books based on a true story, said Willis. I enjoy reading, whenever I have free time or right before I go to sleep. Willis said she is now enjoying the book I Am Number Four, a young adult science fiction novel by Pittacus Lore, the authors James Frey and Jobie Hughes. She also is reading John Grishams latest young adult work, Theodore Boone The Abduction, which may end up cutting into her sleep time. I did that with the Hunger Games series, she said. I stayed up way past my bedtime just to finish the book. Also taking part in the bee, from the Franklin County School, were fourth grade winner Camille Davis and alternate Brycin Huckeba; fifth grader winner Jace Faircloth and alternate K.T. Nessly; sixth grade winner Makenzie Shuman and alternate Jessica Rudd; seventh grade winner Josie Kriss and alternate Sarah Gibbs; and eighth grade winner Nick Barwick and CASTING A SPELL ABC sixth-grader weathers the storm to win spelling bee Five vie for county attorney By L OIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ApalachTimes Lswoboda@star .com At their Tuesday meeting, county commissioners received proposals from ve applicants seeking the position of county attorney. In response to a call for proposals, Michael Shuler, who has represented the county for more than a decade, offered a choice of two reimbursement plans: a at fee of $70,000 annually ($5,830 / month) or $90 per hour with no retainer. Kristy Branch Banks, of Eastpoint proposed $5,600 a month, or $90 per hour for legal activities and $70 for non legal matters. Ethan Way of Tallahassee bid $95 per hour with no travel charge. Shalene Grover of Marianna proposed a $3,900 a month retainer, with an additional charge of $200 per hour and $250 per hour for litigation. Daniel Cox, of Carrabelle, sought $350 per meeting plus $135 per hour, and $175 per hour for litigation. The commissioners voted unanimously to conduct interviews at 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 5, following the next regular commission meeting. Gulf County pays its attorney $153,300 annually plus $140 hourly for litigation. Wakulla County pays a $115,000 retainer and $150 to $175 hourly for litigation. Calhoun Countys attorney receives $125 per hour and Jackson County pays its attorney an $80,000 annual retainer. Shuler is currently charging the county $80 per hour for legal services, so whoever is selected for the position, the county will likely pay more for legal services than is now the case. By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes Dadlerstein@starfl.co m Apalachicola dentist James A. Padgett DDS, has decided its time to put a crown on his achievement of serving the needs of the community for more than three decades. Beginning this week, Padgett, 69, has begun introducing a new dentist, Rex A. Whiteman, who acquired Padgetts practice at 218 Avenue E in Apalachicola, on Jan. 1. Whiteman and his wife Cindy, have owned a home on St. George Island since 1991, after having been frequent visitors and residents of the Apalachicola area since the early 80s. Ive wanted to be a permanent resident of this area for many years, said Whiteman, 56. Hearing that Dr. Padgett may be interested in planning a transition of his practice, we began speaking about the opportunity last year. Padgett said the two had many long conversations about their approach Atlanta dentist acquires Padgett practice See SCHOOL A2 See SPELLING A2 DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times Dr. Rex A. Whiteman, left, has bought the Apalachicola dental practice of Dr. James A. Padgett. See DENTIST A3 DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times Spelling bee winner Becca Willis, left, and runner-up Savannah Montgomery stand in front of their competition.
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Franklin County reserves the right to wave any informalities or/and to reject any and all bids. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FRANKIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Cheryl Sanders, Chairman Locally owned and operated Home Business Auto Health Workers Comp NEW LOCATION: firstname.lastname@example.org Local A2 | The Times Thursday, January 17, 2013 with the district. The only departure from the district for cause was Superintendent Nina Marks Jan. 4 decision to terminate former middle school math teacher Richard Metcalf, eight months after an incident the district believes constituted professional misconduct. In her notice of dismissal, Marks wrote that on May 4, 2012, Metcalf placed his hands on the chest of a student in an aggressive manner. The notice acknowledged that the student was at fault for participating in horseplay with the teacher before writing that Metcalf aggressively pursued the student, placed his hands on the student in a choking manner, and appeared to be physically assaulting the student. The notice described Metcalfs demeanor during the altercation as belligerent, confrontational and loud, and that several students present had witnessed the incident. It said statements and documents obtained by the district during the course of the investigation have been provided to the Florida Department of Educations Of ce of Professional Practices, but that no decision had yet been made by the department. Marks said that after the incident, she ruled that Metcalf could not have contact with students, and assigned a substitute teacher to handle his workload at the countys Learning Academy. He continued to work assisting in several administrative and technology functions for the district, Marks said. Metcalf has 15 days to decide whether to appeal the districts decision, said the superintendent. Marks began the Jan. 10 school board meeting with a detailed outline of the various steps along the districts path to the presentday, where it stands about $620,000 short of a break-even point in its nances. Marks said district administrators Nick OGrady and Martha Weimorts had shifted as much money as they could from federal grants to pay labor costs, Approvals have come through for some of the shifting, said Marks. Weve done as much of that as we could at this point. The superintendent said the district has continued to take action to make sure its general fund balance does not fall below 2 percent of its budget, as it foresees will happen at the end of this scal year, June. 30, 2013. In a Nov. 12, 2012 letter to Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart, Marks said that $313,000 in cuts had enabled the district to achieve a fund balance of 5.6 percent, but that a further decline in property values, announced by the property appraisers of ce on Oct. 22, 2012 had eroded that fund balance down to less than two-tenths of 1 percent. A subsequent letter dated Jan. 11, 2013, to new Commissioner of Education Tony Bennett reiterated the earlier timeline, and then added that when the states third calculation for per pupil reimbursement was received Dec. 21, 2012, it had shown a declining enrollment of nearly 160 full-time students, and thus a loss to the district of nearly $620,000. Because our projection was off by 159 students, because we had children leave and the numbers are all calculated through what Franklin County submitted a year ago, we have been reduced by $619,000, Marks told the school board. Thats the reality of your budget issue as of today. If you have ideas how we can x this, Im open to it. We are all open to it. Marks then recommended a drastic 19.5 percent pay cut for all employees, which was not discussed by the school board during the regular meeting. Following the meeting, the board met in executive session with its labor attorney Leonard Dietzen, to formulate the district proposal and strategy going into collective bargaining talks resumed this week with the teachers and support personnel unions. Marks proposal calls for school board members and top district administrators to take an additional 14.5 percent pay cut, on top of 5 percent they have already taken, retroactive to the start of the scal year Oct. 1. This additional cut would save about $51,000, Marks said. The superintendent said the savings for having all the remaining school employees take a 19.5 percent pay cut, beginning with the second semester, would be $513,000, for a total of $564,000. That took my breath away, Cathy Wood, president of the teachers union, told the school board. She estimated that the cut to her $48,600 annual base salary would be almost $10,000, which assumed that the cut would be retroactive to the start of the year, and not the second semester. I think I had a lovely little dissertation, how everybody works and how we try to make a difference in our children every single day, she said. But nobody understood until tonight (the numbers). It was clear and it was precise. Wood said the situation would be different today had the district opted to be a full mil, rather than a half-mil, when they went to voters to pass a referendum, which passed 54-46 percent at a special election March 2012. Yes, I supported a half mil, not a full mil, said Jimmy Gander, school board president. I thought it would sell better to the public. School board member David Hinton noted that we chose a half mil because we could reduce capital millage by a half mil. That reduction was important to sell that election. We told voters no total increase in their millage. Gander proposed delaying payroll during the last month of the scal year, and having it paid out at the start of the next scal year. This, he argued, could save money during the current year, with those labor costs coming out of next years budget, when some of the tax monies lost out in 2012-13 will be recouped. Gander shared his displeasure at the fact that enrollment projections had been way off, from an estimated 1,298 students down to an actual 1,138. You are off 12.3 percent, he said. I dont know theres a another district in the state thats off 3 percent. Im thinking somebody wanted so much money in the budget and they built the budget. Marks concede the estimates had been off. The projection was too high, that is correct, she said. We are at the here and now. All of these questions have been asked to the state, we dont know what the answers are yet, she said. Right now theyre allowing us to be the ones to resolve it. Wood reinforced her pledge to work cooperatively with the administration. There are still wonderful things happening, she said. Is the morale shaky? Thats a very polite word. We dont come to you to say youre bad and were bad, said Wood. We need to work as a team, we need the support. We all need to work. Theres not some place else any of us could go in January and nd a new teaching position. Teacher C.J. Weyrich also spoke out, and said a lot of teachers were feeling bullied by this RIF talk. A RIF is a reduction in force, enforceable under the terms of the collective bargaining agreement. A lot of teachers morale is were feeling threatened by administrators, a lot of teachers are leaving now because of the bad feelings, she said. Theyre volunteering because of the pressure put on them. Oehlert rose to speak, to stress that he had not threatened RIFs to teachers, and the situation was calmed, for the time being. We are losing children and families because theyre leaving our community, said Weyrich. This is not personal against anybody. SCHOOL from page A1 CATHY WOOD NINA MARKS alternate Antonio Gallegos. Competing for the ABC School were fourth grade winners Clint Rester and Devon Daniels; fifth graders Cade Juno and Allysa Robinson; sixth graders Scout McLemore and Willis; seventh graders Christian Amison and Montgomery; and eight graders Jayla Alley and Austin McKee. The bee was under the direction of Franklin County language arts teacher Callie Nichols, with Liz Sisung ably handling the task of reciting the words. She holds a bachelors and masters degrees in speech and math, and taught math for 14 years. Serving as judges were Caty Greene, the librarian at the Apalachicola Municipal Library, Susan Clementson, a retired school librarian; and David Adlerstein, city editor of the Apalachicola Times. 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IN -$39,500 2084408 Enter Starting January 27th www.nwfdail y news.com BENEFITTING Local The Times | A3 Thursday, January 17, 2013 to dentistry, leading Padgett to determine Whiteman was just the type of high-quality clinician he could count on to serve the patient base built ever since 1980. In 1976, Padgett graduated from the Louisiana State University Dental School and started his practice in Panama City. After earning a degree in chemical engineering from the University of Florida, the Westville native had worked for seven years in the oil and gas industry, rst with Shell Oil and later with Union Carbide. In 1980, Padgett rst came to Apalachicola as a new dentist, acquiring a public health clinic practice in 1983, and up until two years ago, was the countys only dentist. He built the house where his practice is located in March 1985, and has been there ever since, with his wife Andrea at his side, assisting with clerical matters for the practice. The communitys been good to me, he said. I hope Im good to the community. Padgett isnt going anywhere; he plans to stay on for at least two years, but will gradually taper off to just a couple days a week. Im still going to be here, but I want to cut back, though, he said. I love dentistry; I still do. If I didnt do it, Id miss it. Originally from northeast Ohio, Whiteman holds a bachelors of science degree in biology from Denison University. In 1984, he graduated from the Emory University School of Dentistry in Atlanta. He started up and has owned and operated his solo practice in Peachtree Corners, in north metro Atlanta, for over 25 years. Rex is a perfect t for the practice and the community and we share the same philosophy of providing ideal dental care to our patients, said Padgett. The superb team of of ce management, dental hygiene and dental assistants will not change, and will continue to provide the excellent services they have provided to the community for many years. The Whitemans are in the process of selling their home and their practice in the Atlanta area and once completed, they will be in the county fulltime. They have been married for 31 years and they and their dog, Jaeger, plan to reside on St. George Island. One change that the community can expect from the transition to Whitemans ownership is an expansion of services. Jim and I have many complementary skills, and together, we will be able to offer more services to the community, said Whiteman. He said the practice plans to offer Invisalign (clear braces) in additional to the currently offered Six Month Smiles cosmetic braces system Another service will be the placement of dental implants to complement the restoration of implants that the practice has offered. Whiteman said other new services will include CAD/CAM Cerec technology which allows patients to have inlays and onlays and some crowns completed in one visit, eliminating the need for temporaries. NuCalm, a non-narcotic relaxation therapy that reduces anxiety during the patients visit will also be forthcoming. Whiteman said new cosmetic dentistry services will also be brought in, including dermal llers which reduce deep lines on the face, and Botox treatments to ease TMJ (Temporomandibular joint disorder) problems, chronic headaches and wrinkles on the face. DENTIST from page A1 Needing Financial Assistance for Medical Care? Weems Memorial Hospitals Financial Assistance Counselor is state trained and certied to assist people of ALL ages obtain low or no cost healthcare. Weems Hospital in Apalachicola is a Florida ACCESS center and can assist those who may need help buying food or who may need emergency cash assistance. For those who do not qualify for state assistance, Weems also oers sliding fee prices at its hospital and both medical centers. Call 850-653-8853 ext. 115 Today to Schedule an Appointment. Rex is a perfect fit for the practice and the community and we share the same philosophy of providing ideal dental care to our patients Dr. James A. Padgett
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Circulation: 1-800-345-8688 Formerly The Apalachicola Times OPINION www.apalachtimes.com Thursday, January 17, 2013 A Page 4 Section By Don & Pamela Ashley Special to the Times Ten years of anything is worth noting and better, celebrating along the Forgotten Coast. Apalachicola Mardi Gras, or the resurrection of the event as a primary fundraiser for the Franklin County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1 and 2. A Golf Cart ($20 entry) and Pet Parade ($5 entry) will kick off the weekend on Friday, Feb. 1, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. starting at the Bowery down Commerce Street to the Courthouse and around Water Street to festivities a Riverfront Park. Food (Lucky dogs, gumbo and more) and drinks (soft, beer and wine) will begin at 3 p.m. in the Centennial Bank parking lot between the Consulate and Cotton Exchange. The Brian Bowen Band will perform from 6:30 p.m. until following the parade. Come catch some beads, show off your decorated carts, parade your pets or just Bon Tiemp Roullez Let the Good Times Roll during downtown Apalachicola, Mardi Gras. The traditional Mardi Gras Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Coombs Armory, at 6:30 p.m., for dinner (tickets $50 per person) or show only beginning at 7:30 p.m. (tickets $25 per person). More than 20 tables for six went fast last year, with priority for Mardi Gras Sponsors @ $500 or $1000 (Two tables). Dress is snazzy to jazzy, which means just about anything interesting with shoes and shirt that generally match. Youll see some of Apalach decked out from tux to tie, glittering formal wear to shimmery dresses in the traditional gold, purple or greens of Mardi Gras. Masks are optional but encouraged. Well provide the beads. Entertainment will be by the Dirty T-shirt Band, which ts perfectly with the dress code, and the crowd favorite Hot Flashes from Pam Nobles Dance studio. Trumpeteer Don Juan Fortner will lead the traditional Saints March for the 10th year and serenade tables with Sinatra to Santana. The Brian Bowen Band will play the dinner set during the Mardi Gras Ball. If youd like to donate an item for the silent auction please contact Caty Green at 653-3113. Crowning of the 10th anniversary King Rex and Princess Pearl begins the show. They will be Ken and Kim Fish from Taylors Building Supply, 10year supporters for every habitat home in Franklin County. The honors will be bestowed by reigning royalty Mason and Marilyn Bean and emceed by the Master or Jester of Ceremonies, depending on his hat, David Butler all Mardi Gras veterans for the last decade. All former King Rex and Princess Pearls will be invited to join the 10th Mardi Gras court and be recognized for their support of Habitat homes. They are: 2004 Rex & Cleo Parrington 2005 Frederick Humphrey & Cora Russ 2006 William Solburg & Candida Robertson 2007 Cliff & Denise Butler 2008 Max Brown & Ella Bond 2009 Jerry Hall & Dixie Parrington 2010 Danny & Marisa Itzkovitz 2011 Wayne Thomas & Mary Ann Durrer 2012 Mason & Marilyn Bean Franklin Habitat is competing its fourth house in Eastpoint and has recently chosen the fth family for the next build. Local banks Cadence and Centennial generously donated two lots in Magnolia Ridge, to build a family a home they could not afford without Habitats help. Important to note a Habitat home is a no-interest loan each family must back with reasonable monthly payments. Since the local chapter is all-volunteer, every dollar donated goes to build the next house and every dollar repaid by Habitat families is invested in another home. We need to reach a goal of 10 Habitat homes as soon as possible so the equity monthly payments pay for half the next Habitat home. Then we have a better chance to reach our original goal of one Habitat home a year in Franklin County. Were almost half way there. Help us all you can. So come Bon Tiemp Roullez and let the Good Times Roll during the Apalachicola Mardi Gras Parade and Ball. Habitat volunteers Don and Pamela Ashley are helping organize the Apalachicola Mardi Gras. DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times Last years golf cart parade was a huge hit. Habitat to roll with Mardi Gras anniversary By Butch Foust Special to the Times Editors note: In response to the discovery of a rabid fox in Apalachicola, Dr. Hobson Fulmer and the Apalachicola Bay Animal clinic held a reduced cost rabies vaccination clinic on Sept. 8. More than 150 animals received vaccinations but, sadly, one mishap occurred. A cat, Mr. Dibbs, escaped. Thanks to modern technology, almost four months later, Mr. Dibbs is home again. On Friday, Jan. 4, we received a call from Dr. Fulmers of ce saying they had our cat, Mr. Dibbs. They said the cat went AWOL on Saturday, Sept. 8, when a clasp on his carrying case snapped, he jumped out and ran across Highway 98 during Dr. Fulmers free rabies shot clinic. Four months had passed and a woman who lives behind the vet of ce brought our cat in to see if he had a chip embedded. He did and the chip read his owner was Wolfgang Foust (our son) of San Francisco. Because of a heavy travel schedule, our son sent us Mr. Dibbs and his brother Fred the dog in Oct. 2011. During his disappearance, my wife searched for him almost on a daily basis for the rst month, until she ran into a black bear behind the Pirate Restaurant in Eastpoint. Thanks to Oyster Radio, the Apalachicola Times and the posters that reporter Lois Swoboda made for us. We received a lot of phone calls about Mr. Dibbs sightings. We even received one asking for Mrs. Dibbs. The Pirate Restaurant, Tom at the Truck Link, the lady in the kite store and the Chevron station on Island Drive, were especially helpful. The people at Dr. Fulmers clinic were above and beyond! To make a long story short, we brought Mr. Dibbs home last Friday, after four months and his brother Fred smelled him up and down and then tried to hump him, for which he received a good whack. They then went to sleep together. We saved on four months of cat food, but it wasnt worth the wear and tear. Please tell your readers to get a microchip. They work. Microchips are about the size of a grain of rice and contain a registration number. They use radio waves to provide information about your pet, and are implanted just under the skin, usually right between the shoulder blades. If your animal becomes lost or is stolen, a microchip dramatically increases the odds of it returning home. Microchips are designed to work for 25 years. Animal clinics implant microchips for a small fee, with a large-bore needle that doesnt require anesthesia. There is usually an annual fee to maintain your animals registration. Doesnt the law address loud music from cars? I thought there was a city ordinance about loud music in vehicles. It has gotten to where you cant even sit on your porch without hearing LOUD music coming from cars going past your house. Its bad enough hearing the booming music but it is worse when you hear all the foul language that goes along with the music. I cringe whenever I hear it because lots of times I am sitting out watching my 5-year-old grandson playing in the yard and he hears it too. I know I am not the only parent/grandparent that wishes our law enforcement would do something about this. Sheree Chumney Jesus is the answer Every so often, I think about the kids and the staff who lost their lives at Sandy Hook Elementary School, such a tragic. When prayer was taken out of our public schools, the enemy found his way in. I am a sub-teacher at Franklin County Early Headstart. I love and I do pray for our children. Most of all I am a member of the Body of Christ. I do believe in the power of prayer, because I believe in Jesus Christ, the son of the living God. No matter how we try to solve the issues on school safety, there is only one way, and that way is Jesus (prayer). He said he will never leave us, nor forsake us. We must be about our fathers business. Jesus must be preached! As the words of my pastor, Barry L. Hand preached, Jesus said: Suffer the little children, and forbid them not to come unto me for such is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 19:14. Our children are our future; lets make sure they are in it. Yours in Christ, Theresa McClendon They put up a dollar store! Oh, Joni, look what weve got: Not just simply a parking lot! Theyve gone and let something many deplore; Theyve put up a gosh, darn dollar store! Its sad that the vision is notably thin Of appointed and chosen A few, mostly good men. Who perhaps with intention Of giving monetary might, Added to a neighborhoods developing blight. The rst they said a developer may Put condos on Shadow Lane just up from the bay. And now in its backyard, and Adams Street, too, Theyll add noise, pollution and blocking of view. So what of estates arrayed on the bay, Theyd rather have a dollar store Moored in their way! No notice to neighbors, They do as they please No mention the canopy less 23 trees! There was land east of here Where theres already a strip, But no push for that came out of their lips. I fear that the vision is terribly thin: Does no one remember a pledge somewhere when Prime was the history, prime was the bay, Prime was in keeping it simply that way? Oh, Joni, look what weve got: Not just simply a parking lot! Theyve gone and let something many deplore Theyve put up a gosh, darn dollar store! Melicent Remy January 2013 Finally, straight answers from the Census Bureau As a follow-up to my letter of Jan. 10, 2013, to the Times, I wanted to let you know I lucked up and actually found someone at the Census Bureau who could read, write and comprehend! She was able to inform me this survey had nothing to do with the census taken in 2010 (as the previous two clerks had led me to believe), but has to do with affordable housing. It is called the American Community Survey, or ACS, and the survey is 28 pages long! One of the questions on the survey is Do you have a ushable toilet in your home? She informed me this information is being sought by Congress. OK. I will make a deal with the Census Bureau. I will complete this ACS form when Congress passes a balanced budget! I did receive my letter from the Census Bureau one of the clerks said she would send me. It came today; addressed to current resident. There is no reference number, nothing! The letter was signed by James B. Treat, Chief, American Community Survey Of ce, in Jeffersonville, Indiana. I received another telephone call from the Census Bureau, Sunday around 6 p.m. I suppose that I can look forward to receiving calls from them on a regular basis until I complete their survey. Needless to say, I did not answer the phone. Sincerely, Shirley N. Taylor BUTCH FOUST | Special to the Times Mr. Dibbs and his brother, Fred the dog Letters to the EDITOR Happy endings: Mr. Dibbs
The Times | A5 Thursday, January 17, 2013 6012790 This report is provided by the Franklin County Sheriffs Ofce. Arrests in this weeks report were made by ofcers from the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), Apalachicola Police Department (APD) and Franklin County Sheriffs Ofce (FCSO). All defendants are to be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. JAN. 8 Kendall W. Shiver, 51, Eastpoint, violation of probation and arson of a structure (FCSO) JAN. 9 Rachel L. Bateman, 27, Lanark Village, driving while license revoked habitual (FCSO) JAN. 11 Tony R. Nowling, 48, Eastpoint, violation of probation (FCSO) JAN. 12 Edward J. Duncan, 21, St. Johns, DUI with property damage and DUI (FHP) JAN. 13 Gerald H. Kent, Jr., 39, Apalachicola, violation of probation (APD) Andrew L. Butler, 41, Apalachicola, writ of attachment/contempt of court (APD) Robert J. Register. 26, Eastpoint, battery (FCSO) An illegal net violation highlighted the actions of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission law enforcement ofcers during the rst full week of the year. Ofcers Jason Carroll and Matt Gore were working the Apalachicola Bay between Jan. 4 and 10, when they encountered two suspects who were commercial mullet shing. After conducting surveillance, the ofcers stopped the subjects when they observed them hide a net. Subsequent investigation revealed the net was not marked, of an illegal mesh size, and greater than 500 square feet. The two subjects were repeat offenders of resource violations. Both were cited for the violations and the net seized. Three hundred pounds of mullet also were seized. Mike Mock, right, was sworn in as sheriff Jan. 4 in the chambers of County Judge Van Russell, left. Mock, 45, from Carrabelle, embarks on his second term, having from 20042008. Mock has selected his two captains and assigned them oversight of sheriff ofce functions. Capt. Chester Creamer will oversee corrections, drug unit, victim advocate, civil process and ofce personnel, nance and courthouse security. Capt. Brad Segree will be over road patrol, dive team, dispatch 9-1-1 and training, investigations, school resource ofcer and evidence. Arrest REPOR T FWC REPOR T MOCK SWORN IN AS SHERIFF By LOIS SWOBODA A 13-member RESTORE Council has been approved by the county commission. At the Jan. 2 meeting, Director of Administrative Services Alan Pierce proposed a structure for the much debated RESTORE Council that was unanimously approved with some changes. The board will consist of a nonvoting chairman, to be appointed by the county commission and representatives of the cities of Apalachicola and Carrabelle, the school board, the Tourist Development Council (TDC), the seafood dealers and seafood workers associations, the Realtors Association and environmentalists. In addition, each county district will have one representative appointed by its commissioner. The RESTORE Council will vet projects within the county, but under this plan, the county commission has the ultimate say in who receives funding. The RESTORE Act does not outline a process for what happens after money reaches Floridas affected counties, but the Florida Association of Counties has suggested the creation of these RESTORE councils to decide where to spend the local funds, a suggestion echoed by U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland during a recent private meeting with some local ofcials. Neither Apalachicola nor Carrabelle has named a representative to the council. Paul Parker has been chosen to represent the TDC. School board member Pam Shiver will represent the schools. Franklin County Seafood Workers Association President Shannon Hartseld will speak for the association. The Seafood Dealers Association has chosen Lynn Martina as spokesperson. Rick Watson will represent the realtors association. Riverkeeper Dan Tonsmeire was chosen as the environmental representative at the Jan. 15 meeting of the county commission with Robin Vroegop picked as a nonvoting alternative because Tonsmeire is frequently absent from the county. At the same meeting District 5 Commissioner William Massey announced Carrabelle City commissioner Cal Allen would represent his district on the council. District 3 Commissioner Noah Lockley tapped local activist Carol Bareld for his position. During the discussion, Pierce said Okaloosa, Walton and Bay counties have not created RESTORE councils. Gulf County has the largest RESTORE Council with 15 members. Five were appointed by county commissioners. The TDC, Economic Development Council (EDC), Gulf Coast State College and the Gulf Coast Workforce Board each have a representative. Wewahitchka and Port St. Joe each have a member and the construction and shing industries as well as local environmental groups have a seat on the council. Wakulla has a 13 member council. The county commission, chamber of commerce, TDC, EDC, school board and Tallahassee Community College are represented. Panacea Waterfronts and each of the countys three unincorporated communities has a seat. There are natural resource and shing industry representatives and one at-large member with a nance background. Santa Rosa Countys 11-member board has one representative from each of the countys ve districts and one representative from each of the three incorporated cities. The Navarre Beach Chamber of Commerce sits on the board along with the chairman of the county commission and one other county board member. Escambia County has a seven-member council. Pensacola is represented along with nancial, government experience, environmental, economic development and business leaders. 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The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information D ONNA THO M PSON | Special to the Times Law Enforcement JAN. 14 Salina V. Tucker, 40, Carrabelle, battery (FCSO) Amy D. Lenain, 23, Eastpoint, DUI with property damage and no valid drivers license (FHP) Michael G. Hicks, 31, Eastpoint, DUI serious bodily injury to another, and driving while license suspended or revoked (FHP)
A6 | The Times Thursday, January 17, 2013 OF THE WEEK PET St. Joseph Bay Humane Society WILLIE! Just look at that happy, happy face! Willie is about 18 months old and has a happy-golucky temperament. He will make a great pet for a family with children who want a dog to run and play with then curl up with at the end of the day. Come to the Adoption Center to see for yourself what a sweetheart he is! VOLUNTEERS ARE DESPERATELY NEEDED TO SOCIALIZE WITH ALL OF OUR DOGS AND CATS. We are always looking for people willing to bring one of our animals into their home to be fostered for various needs. Anytime you can spare would be greatly appreciated. Call Karen at 670-8417 for more details or visit the Franklin County Humane Society at 244 State Road 65 in Eastpoint. You may logon to the website at www.forgottenpets.org to see more of our adoptable pets. FRANKLIN COUNTY ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES REGISTRATION JANUARY 22, 2013 4:00PM-8:00PM OPPORTUNITIES: Franklin County ADULT EDUCATION registration January 22, 2012 / 4:00 PM 8:00PM Franklin County School K-12, building 1100 GED preparation Earn your HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA Earn NCCER CERTIFICATION IN CARPENTRY through the Franklin County Construction Technology classes Earn CERTIFICATIONS IN THE CULINARY ARTS program: FMP, ProStart & ServSafe (all through the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation) For additional information contact: Nick OGrady @ 850-670-2810 X 4110 Society On Thursday, Jan. 10, Habitat for Humanity hosted the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce business after hours at the Grady Market. The event was well attended. Above, Habitat Treasurer Donnie Gay, center, accepts a $1,000 donation from Ralph Roberson of the Roberson and Associates accounting rm. Others from left are Don Ashley, Habitat Staffer Kayd Selden, Habitat Chairman Pam Ashley, Gay, Roberson, Mark Eden eld of Roberson and Associates and Habitat board member Wayne Thomas. Habitat is in the process of completing a two-story home in Eastpoint and has run into a snag. The roof is now complete, and a crane is needed to lift it into place. The builders are hoping a local rm with the needed equipment will step forward and lend a hand, or an arm as the case may be. If you can help, call Pam Ashley at 508-7002. RHODES COMPLETES MARINE BASIC TRAINING Special to the Times Marine Corps Pfc. David N. Rhodes III, whose wife, Amanda, is the daughter of Brenda and Joseph D. Evans of Eastpoint, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. For 13 weeks, Rhodes stayed committed during some of the worlds most demanding entry-level military training in order to be transformed from civilian to Marine, instilled with pride, discipline and the core values of honor, courage and commitment. Training subjects included close-order drill, marksmanship with an M-16A4 ri e, physical tness, martial arts, swimming, military history, customs and courtesies. One week before graduation, Rhodes endured The Crucible, a 54-hour nal test of recruits minds and bodies. Upon completion, recruits are presented the Marine Corps emblem and called Marines for the rst time. King Day banquet to be Monday at the Armory The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday annual banquet celebration will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at the National Guard Armory, 66 Fourth St. in Apalachicola. Everyone is encouraged to come to this event. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Isaac Neal Jr. of Columbus, Ga. The national theme this year is Living Kings Legacy: Making a Career of Humanity. Leon Wiesener is at it again. The Carrabelle artist is building a companion to his bottle house. He now plans a 12foot lighthouse also constructed with bottles. Wiesener said the tower eventually will contain two rotating lights, one in the light chamber and one in the base. He would appreciate donations of bottles to speed the work along. When the lighthouse is complete, Wiesener said he will begin work on a giant bottle arch. Eventually, the artist hopes to create a tourist attraction in the heart of Carrabelle. To donate bottles, call 653-7201. LOIS SWOBODA | The Times LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Brother, can you spare a crane? MUSEUM SEEKS HELP WITH EXHIBIT BOTTLE ARTIST PLANS GLASS LIGHTHOUSE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS | New York World-Telegram & Sun Collection Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1964. LOIS SWOBODA | The Times A group of new exhibits at Carrabelles Camp Gordon Johnston Museum will depict the World War II lifestyle. The scenes include a living room, hospital tent and military of ce. The exhibit is a work in progress, and the museum is seeking period artifacts to dress the rooms. Still needed is a small living room set (love seat, armchair, end tables and lamps); pictures for the wall including needlepoint; and doilies and antimacassars for the furniture. Several manikins, such as Melba the war bride, above, will inhabit the new exhibits. A pair of vintage army boots is needed for Jack, a soldier who will be on display. If you have something to donate, call the museum at 697-8575. The Dixie Theatre opens its 2013 season with a full slate of concerts last weekend. On Friday evening, Mike Lanigan and his Swingin Harpoon Blues Band with vocalist Allie McKay lit up the stage. On Saturday night, replacing an injured London Arrington was the Sarah Mac Band, considered the Dixie house band, back for their fourth season. On Sunday afternoon, Del Suggs and his buddies, shown at left, made their third appearance at the theater. DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times MUSIC WEEKEND LIGHTS UP DIXIE
The United Methodist Churches of Franklin County Welcome You First United Methodist Church of Apalachicola Worship Service 11:00 a.m. every Sunday Sunday School 10:00 a.m. 75 5 th St. Apalachicola 653-9530 firstname.lastname@example.org Pastor: Rev. Themo Patriotis Carrabelle United Methodist Church Worship Services 10:45 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Celebrate Recovery Mondays 7-9 p.m. 102 NE Ave. B Carrabelle 697-3672 Pastor: Julie Stephens Eastpoint United Methodist Church Worship Service 10:00 a.m. every Sunday Healing service every fourth Monday at 7:00 p.m. 317 Patton Dr. (corner of David St.) 670-8825 Pastor: Rev. Beth White St. George Island United Methodist Church 9:00 a.m. Worship Service 10:00 a.m. Fellowship Hour 201 E. Gulf Beach Dr. 9274635 www.sgiumc.org Pastor: Rev. Themo Patriotis Nursery now provided for Sunday Church Service First Pentecostal Holiness Church 379 Brownsville Road Apalachicola Were excited about what Gods doing!!! Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 10:45 am Sunday Evening Service 6:00 pm Monday, Youth Group 6:30 pm Wednesday, Royal Rangers, G.A.P. 7:00 pm Wednesday Worship & Word 7:30 pm Nursery Provided during regular church services 7:00 7:00 First Baptist Church St. George Island 501 E. Bayshore Drive 927-2257 R. Michael Waley, Pastor Join us as we praise and worship the living Christ. Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise. Psalm 145:3 Sunday Bible Study ................................................ 10:00am Worship Praise ........................................................ 11:00am Sunday Night ............................................................ 7:00pm Wednesday Power Hour ...................................... 7:00pm Wednesday Youth at S.P.L.A.S.H ....................... 7:00pm Walking in Christ R. Michael Whaley, Pastor Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church -Your Church on the Coast2653 Highway 98 East P.O. Box 729, Lanark Village, Fl 32323 Pastor: Father Eddie Jones Mass Schedule: Saturday: (Vigil) 5:00 PM Sunday: 7:30 AM (850)697-3669 WELCOMES YOU Church of the Ascension 101 NE First Street Carrabelle SUNDAY 10:00 AM WELCOMES YOU Church THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH (850) 274-4490 (850) 545-2578 WELCOMES YOU Trinity Trinity Episcopal Church est. 1836 Welcomes You Hwy. 98 & 6th St. Apalachicola 850-653-9550 Sunday Worship Services 8 & 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays Healing Service 11 a.m. Centering Prayer 4 p.m. Sunday Worship Services 8 & 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays Healing Service 11 a.m. Centering Prayer 4 p.m. Faith The Times | A7 Thursday, January 17, 2013 Carrabelle Lions meetings move to new locale The Carrabelle Lions Club recently donated 22 Christmas turkeys to needy families in Franklin County. Pastor Aaron Baty from the Carrabelle United Methodist Church and Kenny Baker, with the food pantry, handled selection of families and distribution. The turkeys were stored, at no cost, by Hog Wild Bar-B-Q. On another note, the monthly meetings of the Lions Club will now be held at Fishermans Wife restaurant in Carrabelle the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Meetings begin at 6 p.m. and all visiting Lions, as well as potential members, are invited. The Lions motto is We Serve. Weekly Bible course on Genesis begins Apostle David Rosier, Fellowship Church of Praise, of Panama City will conduct a weekly workshop/Bible study in the book of Genesis. The class The Genesis of It All begins Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the church, at Avenue G and 14 Street. This is a six-week course offered by Dayspring Theological Seminary. If interested there is a small fee. For further information please contact Pastor Andy or Renee Williams at 850-227-6624 Eastpoint Baptist Church celebrates recovery On Saturday, Jan. 19 the First Baptist Church of Eastpoint will initiate a Celebrate Recovery program under the leadership of Ms. Rose Grifn. This program is designed to help those struggling with hurts, hang-ups, and habits by showing them the loving power of Jesus Christ through the recovery process. All are invited to participate in this free program. Sessions will start at 5 p.m. on Saturdays at the church facility at 447 Avenue A in Eastpoint. Knights host Jan. 27 spaghetti dinner The Knights of Columbus cordially invite all St. Patrick church parishioners, visitors and neighbors to enjoy a spaghetti dinner, complete with garlic bread, cole slaw, tea or coffee, at St. Patrick Parish Hall on Sunday, Jan. 27 from 11 a.m. through 1 p.m. Donation $8 per plate; take-out available. High Calling Church marks month of celebration January will be a month of celebration at the High Calling Church. Come celebrate with us at 10:45 a.m. Sundays. West Florida District Assembly of God Superintendent Thomas Moore will join us Sunday, Jan. 20. Moore, a dynamic leader and anointed preacher, is former pastor at Carmel Assembly of God in Bonifay. Pastor Phil Edwards will minister on Sunday, Jan. 27. He is the assistant superintendent and senior pastor at Panama City Assembly of God. He played a vital part in planting High Calling Church. High Calling Church is located at 21 Island Drive in Eastpoint. Visit the website at HighCallingChurch.org, or call (850) 323-0409 or email to email@example.com. The concrete slab has been pounded and we are waiting for the cannon to arrive. It will grace the front lawn of the Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82. We hope it arrives in time for Camp Gordon Johnston Days. Bill Miller has worked many years to bring a decommissioned eld armament to place in front of the building. Anyone who would like to contribute to the cost of the project, about $3,000, can send donations to Cannon Memorial Fund, Post 82-American Legion, 2316 Oak Street, Carrabelle, FL 32322. Join us for lunch, why dont you? Thursday lunch at the Franklin County Senior Citizens Center, 201 Ave. F, Carrabelle. Serving begins at noon. It would be good to see you. Your donation of $3 will ll your plate. Get your sugar x this Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Lanark Village Boat Club. You can choose from pancakes, French toast, sausage or bacon and eggs along with coffee and orange juice. Only $5 donation! See ya there! The January birthday bash at Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82 is Saturday, Jan. 19, from 6-10 p.m. The songbird and other singers will be at karaoke, and therell be nger food and much more to do. Open to the public. Our monthly covered dish at Chillas Hall is Sunday, Jan. 20. Bring your favorite dish to share, a donation and your empty stomach and enjoy the afternoon. Chow line forms at 1 p.m. Be watching for you! Mark your calendars for Saturday, Jan. 26. There will be a car wash at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 2653 Highway 98, Lanark Village. Members of Elizabeth Ann Setons youth group work to raise funds for their activities. We will also have our covered dish after 5 p.m. Mass. Come feed your soul and your body and drive home with a clean car. Donation for the car wash is $10. You can get your car cleaned from 3:30-7 p.m. Hope you can join us for Bingo every Wednesday at Chillas Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m., bingo at 6:30. Cookies, coffee and soda are available. Walk right in. Sit right down! Be kind to one another, check in on the sick and housebound God is watching us from a distance. Until next time, God Bless America, our troops, and the poor, homeless and hungry. The Papadopoulos Family The family of Harry Papadopoulos would like to thank family and friends for their prayers, love, support, and all the wonderful food that was given to us during this time of great sadness. We are so very blessed to live in a community with so many caring people! Faith BRIEFS Obituaries May Dell Norris, was born May 6, 1918, in Jackson County to Allie and James Willis. She passed away Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in Port St. Joe at the age of 94. May was a longtime resident of Apalachicola, a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church, and a homemaker. She is survived by her sister, Frances Edeneld; nieces, Linda Dean (Woody) and Juanita Powell (Vernon); nephews, Gary Edeneld (Renn), Mark Edeneld (Vanessa), and James Willis, Jr. (Mary); caregivers, Jessie Mae Harris, Felicia Boone, Kathy Williams, Red Williams, and Lee Spears; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and a host of other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Norris and brother, James D. Willis of Altha. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Kelley Funeral Home with burial in Magnolia Cemetery. A visitation will be held one hour prior to funeral services. Kelley Funeral Home is handling all arrangements. May Dell Norris Carmi Murphy Ward was born Sept. 8, 1917, in Jasper County, Ala., to Erah Mae and Joe Murphy. She passed away in Port St Joe, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at the age of 95. Carmi was a member of First Baptist Church, a homemaker, and a longtime resident of Apalachicola. She is survived by her son, James Lloyd Ward (Elizabeth) of Colorado, daughter-in-law, Martha Pearl Ward, of Apalachicola; aunt, Audie Shell of Apalachicola; grandchildren, Carol Clayton (Danny), Dakie Ward (Rachel), George Ward, Tommy Ward (Patty), Joey Ward (Jessica), and Gayle Harris (Alan); 21 greatgrandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Ward; sons, Buddy Ward, Wayne Ward, and Gene Boots Ward; daughter-in-law, Donna Ward; and grandson, Olan Ward. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. (EST), Thursday, Jan. 17 at Kelley Funeral Home with burial in Magnolia Cemetery. Viewing will be held 6-8 p.m. (EST), Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Kelley Funeral Home. Carmi Ward Legion post to welcome cannon LANARK NEWS Jim Welsh D A V I D A DLE RS TE I N | the Times Representatives from the St. George Island Lighthouse Association (SGLA) on Monday presented a $900 check to the food pantry. The funds represented revenues from daytime climbs on Dec. 28 and the full moon climb that evening, as well as additional contributions made by climbers and non-climbers when they learned the days proceeds would benet the food pantry. Taking part in the check presentation are, above, from left, Phyllis Lewis, SGLA treasurer; Jim Kemp, SGLA vice president; Dennis Barnell, SGLA president, Lori Switzer, food pantry coordinator; Timothy Davis, food pantry volunteer; and Terry Kemp, SGLA secretary. Card of THANKS LIGHTHOUSE CLIMB BENEFITS FOOD P ANTRY THE A P A L A CH I C O L A T I ME S FIND US O N FA C EB OO K
KENNETH DWAIN HARRELSON | Special to the Times Special to The Times The University of Florida, in conjunction with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is seeking volunteers to participate in coastal cleanup events Saturday on St. George Island and Sunday on St. Joseph Peninsula. These beaches provide important resources for nesting shorebirds and sea turtles as well as the local economy, and by volunteering for these cleanup efforts to remove unsightly and harmful trash and debris, you can help improve our valuable coastal habitats. Volunteers will also document the amount and types of items they pick up on the beach to determine sources of coastal debris to help reduce and prevent its adverse impacts on beaches. If you are interested in volunteering for these cleanup events or have any questions, email Jessica McKenzie at sjpturtlepatrol@ gmail.com. The St. George Island Coastal Cleanup will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until all sections of beach have been covered Saturday. Participants should meet at the St. George Lighthouse parking lot, 2 E. Gulf Beach Drive The clean-up on St. Joseph Peninsula will be from 9 a.m. to noon EST or until all sections of beach have been covered Sunday. Participants will meet at Cape Palms Park, just south of Rish Park. Volunteers should dress appropriately for weather and walking. Trash bags, gloves and water will be provided. Special to The Times Joshua Hodson, manager of Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park, came to the school board meeting Jan. 10 to present a $200 check to the Future Builder Association. The money represented a donation by the Friends of Franklin County State Parks, Inc. of $50 for each of four tables made by the shop class at Franklin County High School. Hodson said the Friends provided materials to the class, taught by W.K. Sanders, and plans to put the completed tables at each of the countys three state parks. Sanders said his students last year built two tables for the parks, and is building two for them this year. The tables are made of pressure-treated pine, with galvanized carriage bolts. He said the class also makes Adirondack chairs, for $80 each, with that money going to the money goes to the Future Builder Association account. Weve been fortunate to sell all the chairs weve made but we could certainly build more if there was demand, he said. We encourage anyone in the community to bring us plans and if they provide materials, we can build it for them. To reach Sanders, call the school at 670-2800, ext. 2113, or call him at 653-7728. NEW FISHI N G TACKLE ARRIVI N G DAILY! S HOP N EW ITEMS FROM P E NN S HIMA N O, A N D A BU G ARCIA. 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Good size whiting and a few pompano have been caught on Cape San Blas and along the beaches from Mexico to Indian Pass. Area lakes and rivers are still producing good bream and crappie catches. Around the Howard Creek area and up to the Dead Lakes, many anglers are reporting on crqppie and bream catches on tree overhangs and in deeper holes in the rivers. Of cials seek help for monarch count along Gulf Coast Special to The Times Volunteers are needed to participate in the Northern Gulf Coast Monarch Over-Wintering Count along the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico through February. Participants should reside or spend part of most weeks within 1 mile of the Gulf Coast. The count is designed to begin to gather data to answer the question of Do monarch butteries over-winter along the northern Gulf Coast? Many people have said they have seen monarchs along this coast in January or February, but there is little or no data to verify whether this is a rare or consistent happening. The project is directed by Richard Rubino, who will be working closely with David Cook, current director of the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge Fall Monarch Migration Tagging Project, and Ron Nelson, who manages the Eden Spring Monarch Migration Augmentation Project in Tallahassee. Attend a free workshop from 6-7:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Apalachicola Reserve Nature Center, 100 Island Drive, Eastpoint. No pre-registration necessary. For questions about workshop, call 670-7700. By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ApalachTimes lswoboda@star .com The number of birds counted was down from 2011, but three new species were added to the county list during the 2012 Christmas Bird Count. On Dec. 28, 30 volunteers traveled 514 miles by car and boat to count 8,883 birds of 136 species during the 2012 count. A year earlier, more than 24,000 birds were observed during the CBC, and more than 10,000 were counted in 2010. Experienced birders said windy weather may have been a factor in the reduced number of birds observed this year. Seen for the rst time this year was a whimbrel spotted in the Miles region west of Apalachicola. This large wading bird breeds in the Arctic and migrates to South and Central America, Africa, south Asia, Australia and the southern United States for the winter. It uses its long, down-curved bill to probe deep in the sand of beaches for shell sh and other small animals, but also feeds on berries and insects. Master birder John Murphy said he was surprised this species has not been observed in Franklin County in previous bird CBCs. Murphy organized the count this year stepping into the considerable shoes of Alan Knothe. Another rst-time species for the count was a barn owl spotted near the Apalachicola Regional Airport. Considered the most widespread owl species, it had never been spotted during a CBC in Franklin County. A welcome and anticipated rst was a buff-bellied hummingbird that has been haunting a residence in the historic district. This Mexican native is larger than the ruby throated hummingbird commonly encountered in our area. Ornithologists believe this species is expanding its range into the southern US because so much of its Mexican habitat has been lost to agriculture. The bird was observed feeding on the owers of a loquat tree. Buff-bellies nest in shrubs usually less than ve feet from the ground. Notable absences during this years count were the spotted sandpiper and rock pigeon. Seven Spragues pipits were observed at the regional airport this year, a new record up from ve spotted last year. Once again a western kingbird was observed along Airport Road very near to where the same species was encountered last year. Sightings of this bird in the eastern US have become more common during the 21st Century. The bald eagle population continues to ourish. This year 51 were seen around the county up from 46 last year. The most commonly observed bird was the redhead duck; 5,500 were counted, 4,500 on Little St. George Island. This year for the CBC became a free program. In the past, Audubon charged eld participants a $5 fee. To minimize the effects of the loss of income, American Birds, the publication chronicling the bird count, will be delivered entirely online, no longer printed on paper and mailed to participants. According to the Audubon website the CBC helps inform conservationists about local trends in bird populations and plan strategies to protect birds and their habitat. The Environmental Protection Agency has included Audubons climate change work from CBC data as one of 26 indicators of climate change in their 2012 report. Great Backyard Bird Count coming up The CBC is over, but now its time to gear up for the 16th annual Great Backyard Bird Count Feb. 15-18. The GBBC is a four-day event that engages bird watchers in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of where birds are across the U.S. and Canada. The count is a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society to learn more about how birds are doing. Last year, participants turned in more than 104,285 checklists online, creating the continents largest instantaneous snapshot of bird populations ever recorded. Watchers reported observing 623 species and 17,382,831 birds. Anyone can take part in the GBBC, from novice bird watchers to experts. Participants count birds for as little as 15 minutes (or as long as they wish) on one or more days of the event and report their sightings at www.birdcount.org. On the website, participants can explore real-time maps and charts that show what others are reporting during the count. The site has tips to help identify birds and special materials for educators. Participants may also enter the GBBC photo contest by uploading images taken during the count. Many images will be featured in the GBBC websites photo gallery. All participants are entered in a drawing for prizes that include bird feeders, binoculars, books, CDs and many other great birding products. For more information about the GBBC, visit www.birdcount.org or call the Cornell Lab of Ornithology at 800-843-2473. State parks support carpentry program Coastal Cleanup to tackle island Saturday JOSH HODSON W. K. SANDERS Hummingbird highlights bird count JOHN SPOHRER | Special to the Times Buff-bellied hummingbird
By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com After nishing the regular season 10-2-2 and seeded top in the district, the Lady Seahawks varsity soccer team opened postseason play Tuesday night in Port St. Joe with a 6-1 victory over winless Baker. The Lady Seahawks outscored their opponents 3-1 in the rst half, and then added three more in the second for the win. Junior Gracyn Kirvin scored three times, eighthgrader Allie Kirvin twice and sophomore Katie Seger once. Junior Jessica Shields tallied three assists, while goalie Macy Hunt had 10 saves. The Lady Seahawks hosted the Rutherford Lady Rams on Jan. 9 for their last regular season game. Early in the match, the Lady Rams goalkeeper handled the ball outside the penalty box which gave the Lady Seahawks a direct free kick. Seger struck the free kick toward the goal, and Gracyn Kirvin abruptly put the ball in the net, giving the Lady Seahawks a 1-0 lead in the rst half. Shortly before halftime, junior Adriana Reeder played a ball to Allie Kirvin, who turned and dribbled around two Lady Ram defenders and then shot the ball past their goalkeeper, giving Franklin County a 20 lead into halftime. Midway through the second half Gracyn Kirvin took a throw-in which ended up in the middle of the box. Eighth-grader Allie Zingarelli came running down the middle and put the ball in the net to give the Seahawks a 3-0 lead. Our defense shut out the Lady Rams in the rst half and stayed strong throughout the match, coach Kelli Wright said. Lady Seahawks defensive players are Ally Millender, Deborah Dempsey, Laura Gallegos, Karli Tucker, Reeder and Seger. This was a physical game, and our defense came through and made some plays for us, Wright said. I think this was one of our better played games of the year offensively and defensively. This was a landmark victory for our school, beating a Class 3A school. Hunt came up with nine saves for her sixth shutout of the season. The team now faces district rival Port St. Joe, on Friday night, in a game played at the Gulf County high school. Stephanie Marxsen and Karli Tucker were honored last week at Senior Night. Gulfside IGA PL A YER OF THE WEEK S P ON S OR Franklin County High School senior Anna Lee scored 20 points before a home crowd Jan.11 as the Lady Seahawks girls basketball team won 47-39 against John Paul II. Earlier in the week, Lee was awarded a two-year athletic scholarship to play softball at Enterprise State Community College, in Enterprise, Alabama. Congratulations, Anna! Hometown Proud (850)653-9695 Enter Now To win $500! 2nd Annual 2nd Annual 2084409 : _______________________________________ ____________________________________ ____________________________________ ________________________________________ ____________________________________________ __________________ __________ ____ CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA CARRABELLE APALACHICOLA SPORTS www.apalachtimes.com Thursday, January 17, 2013 A Page 9 Section By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com The Seahawks boys soccer team nished their regular season with a win, and now is busy preparing for next weeks district tournament. On Jan. 10 at home vs. West Gadsden, the team won 3-1, while it honored seven graduating seniors: goalies Casey Sapp and Daniel Carrino, Zach Howze, Billy Harris, Josh Reeder, Julio Rodriguez and Elisha Patriotis. Goals in the game were scored by Graham Kirvin, on an assist from Alex Causey; Casey Sapp, on an assist from Josh Reeder; and Stephan DeVaughn. Sapp had four saves in the rst half. Billy Harris had six in the second half, while letting one shot get through for a goal. This was a great last home game, Coach Luis Ramon Valenzuela said. All the seniors started and nished their last home game. It was the best game ever played during the season. During the game, we passed the ball more accurately, and the communication was more effective. We have been practicing more strategies, which it showed tonight at our last home game. Valenzuela said he and assistant coach Stacey Kirvin are working closely with the boys to prepare for post-season district play at Freeport on Tuesday, Jan. 22, against Rocky Bayou. The nals will be Jan. 25, likely at Freeport, depending on who advances to the contest. We are preparing for the district championship, which we are looking forward and con dent to win, Valenzuela said. The boys are preparing hard for it. By DAVID ADLERSTEIN 653-8894 | @ApalachTimes dadlerstein@star .com The Lady Seahawks girls varsity basketball team went two for four this month, falling to Wakulla and South Walton while picking up wins against Liberty County and John Paul II. The girls, under the direction of coach Carlos Hill, now stand at 11-8 overall, 4-5 in the district as they ready for the postseason, which opens Jan. 29 at South Walton. The team fell 32-27 at Wakulla County on Jan. 7. The team was paced by 12 points and ve rebounds from sophomore Myesha Campbell. Senior Anna Lee added three rebounds and eight points, while freshman Clarina Langineeo had a pair of rebounds and six points. Senior Shelby Myers added four rebounds and two points. On Jan. 8 at Liberty County, the team won 43-32 in overtime, after the game was knotted at 27 after four quarters. The girls outscored their opponents 16-5 in the extra stanza. Sophomore Dyshereah Key, with 13 points, paced the team, followed by Campbells 11 (including seven in the OT) and Langineeos eight. Lee added six, while Daeisha Carr and Myers each had two, and Tyanna Townsend one. On Jan 10 at home, the team lost 53-20 to South Walton, although the girls managed to avoid the running clock as had been the case in the rst outing. We improved a whole lot, Hill said. Key had six to pace the team, Langineeo ve and Campbell four. Myers and Townsend each added two, Aaliyah West one. On Jan. 11 at home, the Lady Seahawks won 47-39 over John Paul II, as Lee paced the team with 20. Key kicked in a dozen, while Campbell tallied nine and Myers four. Sophomore Dyshereah Key, left, advances the ball against John Paul. DAVID ADLERSTEIN | The Times Lady Seahawks down Liberty, John Paul Lady Seahawks take postseason opener CHRISTEY KIRVIN | Special to the Times Seniors Stephanie Marxsen and Karli Tucker were honored last week at Senior Night. Boys soccer preps for district CASEY SAPP ZACH HOWZE BILLY HARRIS JOSH REEDER JULIO RODRIGUEZ ELISHA PATRIOTIS
A10| The Times Thursday, January 17, 2013 CLASSIFIEDS 89806T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 10-000428CA SUNTRUST BANK, Plaintiff, vs. LARRY E EVANS, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on November 27, 2012 in Civil Case No. 10-000428-CA of the Circuit Court of the SECOND Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Apalachicola, Florida, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL. 32320 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 29th day of January, 2013 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: A parcel of land on St. George Island lying and being in partial Sections 22 and 23 Township 9 South, Range 6 West, Franklin County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the most Easterly corner of St. George Island Gulf Beaches, Unit 2, a subdivision recorded in Plat book 2, Page 15 of the Public Records of said county, thence run along the Easterly boundary of said Unit 2 the following three (3) courses; North 183719 West 150.00 feet; South 712241 West 20.00 feet; and North 183719 West 410.00 feet to the centerline of S.R. No. 300, thence run along the centerline of said S.R. No. 300 the following (3) courses; North 712241 East 416.89 feet; along the arc of a curve to the right (Radius of 5729.58 feet, chord 599.03 feet, chord bearing of North 742228 East) 599.31 feet; and North 772216 East 2501.64 feet; thence run North 123744 West 50.00 feet to the point on the Northerly right of way line of S.R. No. 300; thence continue North 123744 West 669.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. From said Point of Beginning proceed North 123744West 472.57 feet to the point of intersection of the mean high water line of St. George Sound, thence run Southeasterly along the said mean high water line the following two (2) courses; South 811933 East 59.28 feet; South 853523 East 53.58 feet; thence leaving the mean high water line run South 124954 East 439.75 feet; thence run South 772216 West 109.0 feet to the Point of Beginning. TOGETHER WITH: A parcel of land on St. George Island lying and being in partial Sections 22 and 23 Township 9 South, Range 6 West, Franklin County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the most Easterly corner of St. George Island Gulf Beaches, Unit 2, a subdivision recorded in Plat book 2, Page 15 of the Public Records of said county, thence run along the Easterly boundary of said Unit 2 the following three (3) courses; North 183719 West 150.00 feet; South 712241 West 20.00 feet; and North 183719 West 410.00 feet to the centerline of S.R. No. 300, thence run along the centerline of said S.R. No. 300 the following (3) courses; North 712241 East 416.89 feet; along the arc of a curve to the right (Radius of 5729.58 feet, chord 599.03 feet, chord bearing of North 742228 East) 599.31 feet; and North 772216 East 2501.64 feet; thence run North 123744 West 50.00 feet to the point on the Northerly right of way line of S.R. No. 300; Thence North 772216 East 167.00 feet to the Point of Beginning of the easement to be described. From said Point of Beginning run North 123744 West 649 feet; thence South 772216 West 77.5 feet; thence North 123744 West 60 feet; thence North 772216 East 20 feet more or less to a point of intersection of a line described as follows: From the Point of Beginning of this easement as hereinbefore described, run North 123744 West 669 feet; thence South 772216 West 57.5 feet to a point which is the Point of Beginning of the line to be described. From said point of beginning extend a line North 124954 West 439.75 feet. From said point of intersection run South 124954 East 40 feet, more or less, to the Point of Beginning of the line described in the preceding sentence of the description; thence North 772216 East 98.5 feet; thence North 123744 West 4.10 feet; thence North 772216 East 10,01 feet; thence continue North 772216 East 20 feet; thence South 123744 East 24.10 feet; thence South 772216 West 10.01 feet; thence South 123744 East 312.25 feet; thence South 772216 West 20 feet; thence South 123744 East 336.75 feet; thence South 772216 West 40 feet to the Point of Beginning. Excepting that part of said easement included in the parcel conveyed in this instrument to grantee. SUBJECT TO DESCRIBED AS FOLLOW; Commence at the Southeast corner of the above described Lot #8, which point is the Point of Beginning of the easement to be described. From said point of beginning run South 772216 West 20 feet; thence North 123744 West 40 feet, thence North 772216 East 20 feet more or less, to a point of intersection of the Easterly boundary of the said Lot #8, then South 124954 East 40 feet more or less to the Point of Beginning. 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. Travis J. Halstead, Esq. McCalla Raymer, LLC Attorney for Plaintiff 225 E. Robinson St. Suite 660 Orlando, FL 32801 Phone: (407) 674-1850 Fax: (321)248-0420 Email: MRService @mccallaraymer.com Fla. Bar No.: 0612901 Jan 10, 17, 2013 89774T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011000058-CA CENTENNIAL BANK, Plaintiff, v. HEXAPORT BUILDING SYSTEMS OF FLORIDA, LLC.; ANTHONY P. ATTALLA; LAWTON M. CHILES, III; KATHERINE CHILES; HEXAPORT BUILDING SYSTEMS, LLC; CHILES FLORIDA ASSETS, INC.; HEXAPORT INTERNATIONAL LTD.; AND DIRECT CAPITAL CORPORATION, Defendants. CLERKS NOTICE OF SALE UNDER CHAPTER 45, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT, in accordance with the Final Judgment dated September 18, 2012, in the above-styled case, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320 on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 11:00 a.m., in accordance with Florida Statutes §45.031, the following described unclaimed personal property remaining on the real property situated at 247 Airport Road, in Carrabelle, Franklin County, Florida: All articles of personal property now or hereafter affixed to, remaining on, or used in connection with the land more particularly described on Exhibit A attached hereto, including but not limited to the following: Two 2-ton R&M Cranes; 2006 Black Chevy Truck CC5500 AR8841, with Vehicle Identification Number 1gbe5o32881414396; 48 Trailer, with Vehicle Identification Number 4p6fs0403481107196; 48 Trailer, with Vehicle Identification Number 1h9t6233321057024; and a T-Rex #8000lb Material handler with 32 Boom. The above-described personal property will be made available to the public for viewing and inspection at 247 Airport Road, Carrabelle, Florida on Friday, January 25, 2013, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 NOON. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT, FRANKLIN COUNTY Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk Jan 10, 17, 2013 89842T PUBLIC NOTICE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE PERMIT The Department of Environmental Protection gives notice of its intent to issue an environmental resources permit for a Extension of an existing dock, FDEP Number 19-0227200002-EG, to First Choice Gov., Inc. c/o Mr. Grayson Riner, 337 South Milledge Avenue, Suite 102C, Athens, GA 30605. The purpose of the permit is to authorize construction of a 130 ft. extension to an existing dock, with a terminus 10 ft. by 16 ft. and two (2) boatlifts, 10 ft. by 19 ft. The project is located at 1968 U.S. Highway 98, Carrabelle, FL 32320, Latitude 29.825778 degrees North, Longitude 84.699797 degrees, St. George Sound, Class 11, Outstanding Florida Waters, in Carrabelle, Florida. Based on all the above, and with the application of general and limiting specific conditions of the permit, the Department has reasonable assurance the project, as proposed, fully meets the environmental resources permitting requirements of Chapter 62-346, Florida Administrative Code, and will not harm the environment. A person whose substantial interests are affected by the Departments action may petition for an administrative proceeding (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57 of the Florida Statute. The petition must contain the information set forth below and must be filed (received by the clerk) in the Office of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 323993000. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to re-determine final agency action on the application, the filing of a petition for an administrative hearing may result in a modification of the permit, or even a denial of the application. Accordingly, the applicant will not commence construction or other activities under this permit until the deadlines below for filing a petition for an administrative hearing, or request for an extension of time, have expired. Under subsection 62-110.106(4) of the Florida Administrative Code, a person whose substantial interests are affected by the Departments action may also request an extension of time to file a petition for an administrative hearing. The Department may, for good cause shown, grant the request for an extension of time. Requests for extension of time must be filed with the Office of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 323993000, before the applicable deadline. A timely request for extension of time shall toll the running time period for filing a petition until the request is acted upon. If a request is filed late, the Department may still grant it upon a motion by the requesting,party showing that the failure to file a request for an extension of time before the deadline was the result of excusable neglect. In the event that a timely and sufficient petition for an administrative hearing is filed, other persons whose substantial interests will be affected by the outcome of the administrative process have the right to petition to intervene in the proceeding. Intervention will be only at the discretion of the presiding officer upon the filing of a motion in compliance with Rule 28-106.205 of the Florida Administrative Code. In accordance with subsection 28-106.111 (2) and subparagraph 62-110.106(3)(a).4, Florida Administrative Code, petitions for an administrative hearing by the applicant must be filed within 14 days of receipt of written notice. Petitions filed by any persons other than the applicant, and other than those entitled to written notice under Section 120.60 (3) of the Florida Statutes, must be filed within 14 days of publication of the notice. Under Section 120.60 (3) of the Florida Statute, however, any person who has asked the Department for notice of agency action may file a petition within 14 days of such notice, regardless of the date of publication. The petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above at the time of filing. The failure of any person to file a petition for an administrative hearing within the appropriate time period shall constitute a waiver of those rights. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Departments action is based must contain the following information: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agencys file or identification number, if known; (b) The name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner; the name, address, and telephone number of the petitioners representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the petitioners substantial interests are or will be affected by the agency determination; (c) A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the agency decision; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate; (e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the specific facts that the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the agencys proposed action; (f) A statement of the specific rules or statutes that the petitioner contends require reversal or modification of the agencys proposed action; and (g) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action that the petitioner wishes the agency to take with respect to the agencys proposed action. A petition that does not dispute the material facts on which the Departments action is based shall state that no such facts are in dispute and otherwise shall contain the same information as set forth above, as required by Rule 28-106.301, Florida Administrative Code. Under Sections 120.569(2)(c) and (d) of the Florida Statute, a petition for administrative hearing must be dismissed by the agency if the petition does not substantially comply with the above requirements or is untimely filed. This action is final and effective on the date filed with the Clerk of the Department unless a petition is filed in accordance with the above. Upon the timely filing of petition this order will not be effective until further order of the Department. This permit, when issued, constitutes an order of the Department. The applicant has the right to seek judicial review of the order under Section 120.68 of the Florida Statute, by the filing of a notice of appeal under Rule 9.110 of the Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure with the Clerk of the Department in the Office of General Counsel, 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida, 323993000; and by filing a copy of the notice of the appeal accompanied by the applicable filing fees with the appropriate district court of appeal. The notice of appeal must be filed within 30 days from the date when the final order is filed with the Clerk of the Department. Requests for review before the Land and Water Adjudicatory Commission must be filed with the Secretary of the Commission and served on the Department within 20 days from the date when the final order is filed with the Clerk of the Department. The application for this permit is available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for legal holidays, at the Northwest District office, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd MS 55; Tallahassee, Florida 32399 -3000. Jan 17, 2013 89868T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY CASE NO.: 12-00091CA CENTENNIAL BANK, an Arkansas banking corporation, as Assignee of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, as Receiver for Coastal Community Bank, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, v. RUTH J. FLETCHER, individually, DAVID WALKER, individually, KARMIN WILSON, individually, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RUTH J. FLETCHER a/k/a RUTH FLETCHER, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DAVID WALKER, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KARMIN WILSON, LAKE PRISTINE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida Non Profit Corporation, UNKNOWN PARTIES IN POSSESSION, and FIRST TENNESSEE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, pursuant to the Final Summary Judgment of foreclosure, entered in this case, will sell the property at public sale to the highest bidder for cash, except as set forth hereinafter, on February 20, 2013, at 11:00 am Eastern Time at the Franklin County Courthouse, 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, the following described real property lying and being in Franklin County, Florida, to-wit: Lots 7 and 8 of LAKE PRISTINE, PHASE I, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 8, Page 2, of the Public Records of Franklin County, Florida. This Notice dated this 4th day of January, 2013. Marcia M. Johnson Franklin County Clerk of Circuit Court By: Terry E. Creamer Deputy Clerk Jan 17, 24, 2013 91769T IN THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-456-CA CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK, Plaintiff, vs. J & S DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, LLC, also known as J. and S. Development Company, LLC, JAMES T. DEMONIA, individually and as trustee for the Monet Family Revocable Trust, and Lewis S. James, III, Defendants/ Cross-plaintiff, vs. EDDY TEACH CORPORATION, d/b/a EDDY TEACHS RAW BAR, Cross-defendant. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated December 21, 2012, and entered in Civil Action No. 10-456-CA of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit in and for Franklin County, Florida, wherein the parties were the Plaintiff, CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to Coastal Community Bank, and the Defendants, J & S DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, LLC, also known as J. and S. Development Company, LLC, and JAMES T. DEMONIA, individually and as trustee for the Monet Family Revocable Trust, I will sell to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) on the 14th day of February, 2013, at the front steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, Apalachicola, Florida, the following-described real property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: Lots 22, 23, 24, and 25, Block 1 East, St. George Island Gulf Beaches, Unit No.1, a subdivision as per map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2, at Page 7 of the Public Records of Franklin County Florida; The successful bidder at the sale will be required to place the requisite state documentary stamps on the Certificate of Title. DATED this 28th day of December, 2012. Honoable MARCIA JOHNSON Clerk of the Court Franklin County, FL By: Michele Maxwell As Deputy Clerk January 10, 17, 2013 91691T NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice if hereby given that, REEL PROPERTIES, LLC., the holders of the following certificate have filed said certificate for tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the name in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No: 27 Year of issuance: 2009 Description of property: Lots 21,22,23, & 24 Block 3, Sun `n Sand Beaches Unit #2, PARCEL NO: 32-06S-01W-1061-0003-02 10 Name is which assessed: NANCY JO EDWARDS All of said property being in the State of Florida, Franklin County. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the Courthouse door on the second (1st) Monday in the month of February 2013, which is the 4th day of February 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Dated this 17th day of December 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON CLERK OF COURTS FRANKLIN COUNTY, Cassie B. Sapp Deputy Clerk Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2013 91795T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 12-00065-CP Division: PROBATE IN RE: ESTATE OF Lawrence J. Kienzle Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Lawrence J. Kienzle, deceased, whose date of death was September 11, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Franklin County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 33 Market Street, Apalachicola, Florida 32320. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representa-tives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is January 10, 2012. Personal Representative: Karren Wendt 1722 Steeple Drive East Troy, WI 53120 Attorneys for Personal Representative SANDERS AND DUNCAN, P.A. FL Bar No. 442178 80 MARKET STREET APALACHICOLA, FL 32320 (850) 653-8976 E-Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.orgJa nuary 10, 17, 2013 91797T PUBLIC NOTICE Notice of Intent to Change FRS Classification Notice is hereby given that the Franklin County Property Appraiser intends to change the classification of the following position from Regular Class to Senior Management class in the Florida Retirement System. 0000000180 January 10, 17, 2013 91805T PUBLIC NOTICE STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE PERMIT The Department of Environmental Protection gives notice of its intent to issue an environmental resource permit for the Carrabelle Boat Club Dredge, file number 19-0233018-009-EI, to the Carrabelle Boat Club Association, Inc., c/o William D. Burt, at P.O. Box 27789, Panama City, Florida. The purpose of the permit is to authorize dredging of approximately 2,238 cubic yards of sediment to enhance navigability of an existing access channel from the Carrabelle River through Postum Bayou to the Carrabelle Boat Club facility. Dredge spoil will be deposited in a self-contained upland spoil cell on Timber Island. The project will be located at 1570 US Highway 98, Carrabelle, Franklin County, Florida. Based on all the above, and with the application of general and limiting specific conditions of the permit, the Department has reasonable assurance the project, as proposed, fully meets the environmental resources permitting requirements of Chapter 62-346, Florida Administrative Code, and will not harm the environment. A person whose substantial interests are affected by the Departments action may petition for an administrative proceeding (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57 of the Florida Statute. The petition must contain the information set forth below and must be filed (received by the clerk) in the Office of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to re-determine final agency action on the application, the filing of a petition for an administrative hearing may result in a modification of the permit, or even a denial of the application. Accordingly, the applicant will not commence construction or other activities under this permit until the deadlines below for filing a petition for an administrative hearing, or request for an extension of time, have expired. Under subsection 62-110.106(4) of the Florida Administrative Code, a person whose
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If a request is filed late, the Department may still grant it upon a motion by the requesting party showing that the failure to file a request for an extension of time before the deadline was the result of excusable neglect. In the event that a timely and sufficient petition for an administrative hearing is filed, other persons whose substantial interests will be affected by the outcome of the administrative process have the right to petition to intervene in the proceeding. Intervention will be only at the discretion of the presiding officer upon the filing of a motion in compliance with Rule 28-106.205 of the Florida Administrative Code. In accordance with subsection 28-106.111 (2) and subparagraph 62-110.106(3)(a).4, Florida Administrative Code, petitions for an administrative hearing by the applicant must be filed within 14 days of receipt of written notice. Petitions filed by any persons other than the applicant, and other than those entitled to written notice under Section 120.60 (3) of the Florida Statutes, must be filed within 14 days of publication of the notice. Under Section 120.60 (3) of the Florida Statute, however, any person who has asked the Department for notice of agency action may file a petition within 14 days of such notice, regardless of the date of publication. The petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above at the time of filing. The failure of any person to file a petition for an administrative hearing within the appropriate time period shall constitute a waiver of those rights. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Departments action is based must contain the following information: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agencys file or identification number, if known; (b) The name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner; the name, address, and telephone number of the petitioners representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the petitioners substantial interests are or will be affected by the agency determination; (c) A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the agency decision; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate; (e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the specific facts that the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the agencys proposed action; (f) A statement of the specific rules or statutes that the petitioner contends require reversal or modification of the agencys proposed action; and (g) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action that the petitioner wishes the agency to take with respect to the agencys proposed action. A petition that does not dispute the material facts on which the Departments action is based shall state that no such facts are in dispute and otherwise shall contain the same information as set forth above, as required by Rule 28-106.301, Florida Administrative Code. Under Sections 120.569(2)(c) and (d) of the Florida Statute, a petition for administrative hearing must be dismissed by the agency if the petition does not substantially comply with the above requirements or is untimely filed. This action is final and effective on the date filed with the Clerk of the Department unless a petition is filed in accordance with the above. Upon the timely filing of petition this order will not be effective until further order of the Department. This permit, when issued, constitutes an order of the Department. The applicant has the right to seek judicial review of the order under Section 120.68 of the Florida Statute, by the filing of a notice of appeal under Rule 9.110 of the Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure with the Clerk of the Department in the Office of General Counsel, 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida, 323993000; and by filing a copy of the notice of the appeal accompanied by the applicable filing fees with the appropriate district court of appeal. The notice of appeal must be filed within 30 days from the date when the final order is filed with the Clerk of the Department. Requests for review before the Land and Water Adjudicatory Commission must be filed with the Secretary of the Commission and served on the Department within 20 days from the date when the final order is filed with the Clerk of the Department. The application for this permit is available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for legal holidays, at the Northwest District office, 160 W. Government Street, Pensacola, Florida. January 17, 2013 91821T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 12-000055-CA CENTENNIAL BANK, as successor in interest to APALACHICOLA STATE BANK, Plaintiff, vs. SHEZAD SANAULLAH; JEANNE M. WRAY BONDS n/k/a JEANNE M. DAIL; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF ROBERT E. CONNELL, DECEASED; KAREN C. BIDDY; ALBERT A. SIMPLER, III; and CEDAR BLVD. LEASE FUNDING LLC, INC., UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to the Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure in this cause, in the Circuit Court of Franklin County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Franklin County, Florida described as: Lots Number Four (4) and Five (5) of Block One Hundred Seven (107) of the City of Apalachicola, County of Franklin, State of Florida, according to the map or plat of said City in general use. at Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at the steps of the Franklin County Courthouse, Apalachicola, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on February 6, 2013. 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 the seal of this Court this 1st day of October, 2012. MARCIA M. JOHNSON Clerk of Circuit Court By: Michele Maxwell Deputy Clerk January 17, 24, 2013 91809T NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Bayside Burgers located at 260 Hwy 98 in the County of FRANKLIN, in the City of Eastpoint, Florida, 32328 intends to register the said name with the Divisions of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Eastpoint, Florida, this 4th day of January, 2013. Kathy Brantley January 17, 2013 91883T IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FRANKLIN COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-499-CA CENTENNIAL BANK, successor in interest to COASTAL COMMUNITY BANK, Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT B. RAMSEY and wife, KELLY A RAMSEY, Defendants. CLERKS NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO F.S. 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Listed by Janie Burke John Shelby, Broker 800-344-7570 850-927-4777 www.sgirealty.com MLS# 248505 $425,000 St. George Island PLANTATION HOME 4 BR, 4 BA, den could be 5th BR, open living/dining, top level master with Gulf views, 3 porches, elevator shaft, furnished, corner lot, 3rd tier, unusually beautiful tabby siding, metal roof, storm shutters, Pool, covered parking, Suzie Street, Listed by John Shelby By LOIS SWOBODA 653-1819 | @ApalachTimes lswoboda@star .com The county commission voted unanimously Jan. 2 to build another corporate hangar at Apalachicola Regional Airport. The construction was requested by Ted Mosteller for Randall Terry who wanted the use of a 3,600 square foot hangar larger than existing hangars but smaller than the unrented corporate hangar completed early in 2012. The new hangar will be a metal building on a concrete foundation. Commissioners voted to build the hangar but not grant Terry a lease on the building. According to Dun and Bradstreet, Terry is corporate of cer and sole employee of TP Transport Broker Inc. of 101 Apalachcee St., west of Apalachicola. TP Transport was founded in 2011 and had an annual income of $43,000. According to TP Transports corporate website, http://tptransportinc. com/no_middleman.php, the company arranges for transport of automobiles and other freight, but does not own trucks. Airport Manager Ted Mosteller said Terry wants to rent the hangar for 20 years at $500 a month. He said the cost of the hangar would be about $180,000 and the construction would be completely funded by grant money from the Florida Department of Transportation. He said one of the grants must be spent by June. Commissioner William Massey said the 20-year lease would not pay for the hangar. Therell be a remainder of about $80,000, he said. Mosteller said the hangar was expected to last more than 20 years. He said Terry would store an aircraft in the hangar and locate the corporate of ce of TP Transport there. It basically is a telephone type business, Mosteller said. Terry rents a T-hangar at the airport. Commissioner Pinki Jackel said she was not in favor of a 20-year lease. Commissioner Cheryl Sanders said she believed the commission had discussed a policy of limiting leases of county property to ve years. Mosteller said the airport committee reviewed Terrys request and approved the proposed rent. He said they recommended the rent be reviewed in ve years. Mosteller said the rent, 14 cents a square foot, is comparable to what is being paid for existing T-hangars and for Garlick Environmental Associates corporate hangar. The Garlick hangar is about 10,000 square feet, used for both of ces and storage, and rents for $1,600 monthly, 16 cents a square foot. Garlick has a 20-year lease on his solar powered hangar. Im just looking at what may come down the tube, Jackel said. Its possible with the BP money well have some funds to bring in some people who might want to do some manufacturing and create jobs in Franklin County for a more sustainable economy. Jackel asked whether Terry would employ anyone; Mosteller said he was unsure. The commission voted to seek bids for the building but reserve the opportunity to negotiate with Terry further or seek another tenant. Bids for the construction work will be opened in February. Mosteller said he will use other grant money to purchase a lawnmower and sweeper to maintain the runways. He said he has an additional $15,000 that he proposes to use to construct a shelter over the self-service fuel farm. He said all of these purchases have been blessed by the FDOT. Taylor Newman, executive of cer of Crystal Air, the airports new xed base operator, also addressed the commission Jan. 2. He said that in spite of a normal reduction of business during the winter, the airport had been busier than anticipated in November and December. He said Crystal Air is planning a y-in open house in April or May to coincide with the annual National Fly-in held in Lakeland. He said there will be discount fuel for pilots and airplane rides available to airport visitors. Newman said there are plans to base an airplane available for rental at the airport and resume ight instruction sometime in 2013. He said he has a short-term tenant for the vacant corporate hangar during the month of February. He said Crystal Air plans to hire an additional employee in late spring or early summer. Newman said Hertz rental cars are currently available at the airport. In a telephone interview, Jonathan Crisp, who runs Crystal Airs Apalachicola base, said the company is also in negotiation the Thrifty Car Rentals. He said he is attempting to keep one SUV and several smaller cars available for rent at the airport. The cars must be brought over from Panama City. Although rentals are available to the public, visiting pilots have priority over walk-in renters. He advised county residents to request a car week in advance to allow him to order it. He said no deposit is required. Crisp said he has hired a WorkForce trainee. Ethan Wilson, 19, of Eastpoint, will help with grounds maintenance, pump fuel and assist with car rentals for 30 hours a week. Carrabelle focuses on nuisance trash At the Jan. 3 Carrabelle city meeting, Commissioner Charlotte Schneider introduced the topic of nuisance trash within the city limits. City Clerk Keisha Smith said some residents are repeat offenders who take advantage of city work crews. She said that when a warning is issued, the offender has 30 days to correct the problem. Even after it is corrected, frequently within 30 days the trash has accumulated again and another warning must be issued, Smith said. I know where theres a big Mack truck parked in the city easement that remains full of garbage, Commissioner Brenda LaPaz said. It looks like he tries to get a full load before going to land ll. Meanwhile, he has it parked so when it rains, the water drains out onto the right of way. LaPaz said the water was hazardous because the truck contains bathroom waste. She said burn pile next to the truck shows where garbage had been incinerated. LaPaz said the prevalence of household garbage in the city makes it dif cult for real estate agents to show property because they are embarrassed. City Attorney Dan Hartman said that although trucks legally could park in the rightof-way, the garbage could be deemed a nuisance and the owners cited because it created a health hazard. He suggested the city ordinance be changed to target repeat offenders such as the owners of the truck under discussion. Smith said the problem was made worse because she is the only code enforcement of cer and lacked resources to constantly patrol, looking for violations. Commissioner Cal Allen suggested Planning and Zoning review the existing trash ordinance. Commissioners voted unanimously to send the ordinance to P&Z for review and address possible changes at the next city meeting. In a telephone interview, Smith said the ordinance is based on Chapter 162 of the Florida Statutes. Its from 2005 and doesnt cover everything, she said. Pavilion to be named for Messer At the Jan. 3 meeting, the Carrabelle City Commission voted unanimously to name the new pavilion on Tallahassee Street next to the re station after Mayor Curley Messer. A dedication ceremony and celebration are planned, but no date has been set. Carrabelle BRIEFS New hangar planned at Apalachicola airport LOIS SWOBODA | The Times Taylor Newman