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Saturday, MAY 4, 2013

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‘Heart of the USA Pageant’ Sunday CHIPLEY — The 2013 North Florida’s Miss Heart of the USA State Pageant Preliminary to benefit The Washington County Council on Aging will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at the Panhandle Shrine Club, 1425 Brickyard Road in Chipley. Queens will advance to the 2013 North Florida

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Council ranks consulting firms

Process first step in seeking water system improvements By RANDAL SEYLER

638-0212 | @WCN_HCT rseyler@chipleypaper.com CHIPLEY — Of the three consultants making presentations before the Chipley City Council, only one brought a slide show — and a budget line-item of $400,000 from

Engineer Tom Bryant with the consulting firm Doug Bruce and Associates shows city council members a broken piece of the city’s water pipes during Thursday’s special Chipley City Council meeting.

the state legislature. Doug Bruce and Associates of Tallahassee was ranked the No. 1 choice of the three firms seeking the city’s business on Thursday night in a special council meeting, with Fred Fox En-

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Eek! A snake! Garden Club winds down 2012-13 year with serpents

Caryville man charged in connection with slaying By CHRIS OLWELL

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CHIPLEY — The Chipley Garden Club got up close and personal with some of Florida’s beneficial and friendly garden snakes at the Sunny Hills Community Center in Sunny Hills on Wednesday. Scott Sweeney, park specialist at Falling Waters State Park, shared his appreciation and love of the slithery creatures and provided the group with useful information concerning the six venomous snakes that live in the area — eastern diamondback, pigmy and canebrake rattlesnakes, copperhead, cottonmouth and coral snakes. “Your cute little gardening gloves offer absolutely no protection from snake bite. Never put your hands anywhere you can’t see clearly,� Sweeney said. PHOTOS SPECIAL TO THE NEWS Sweeney said snakes Above: Scott Sweeney displays one of his little friends. Below: don’t eat our flowers or crops in our gardens; however, 2013-14 Officer Installation: Second Vice President Linda they do eat what eats our Pigott, from left, First Vice President Glenda Wilson, President

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LYNN HAVEN — After the “most intensive investigation in recent memory,� The Bay County Sheriff ’s Office has announced the arrests of three people, including a Washington County man, suspected of tying up, torturing and killing a Lynn Haven nonagenarian. The BCSO’s Criminal Investigations Division has not rested since a neighbor found the body of Wallace Scott, 90, in his home on PiDAVID CHALLENDER netree Road April 6, Sheriff Frank McKeithen said on April 15. Deputies worked countless hours, traveled hundreds of miles and worked with 22 other law enforcement agencies in Florida, Alabama and Georgia. “This was a whodunit,� said Capt. Jimmy Stanford, who leads the CID. The investigation led deputies to arrest David Challender of Caryville and James Jeffries and Ashley Griffith, both of Hartford, Ala., on April 14 and charge them each with an open count of murder. Only Griffith has had a bond hearing; she is being held without bond. Challender and Jeffries were held in the Holmes County jail. Investigators also arrested two of Scott’s former caretakers, a word they said they were using loosely, the day his body was discovered on suspicion of stealing and using Scott’s credit card and checkbook. Sherri Mercer and Deborah Cupp have been charged with fraudulent use of a credit card and principal to fraudulent use of a credit card, respectively. Mercer had endeared herself to Scott, and she was a beneficiary in his will, investigators said. Scott had reported the fraudulent charges to BCSO investigators in March, and he had an appointment with an attorney to remove her from his will on April 8. Scott was killed on April 4. He was beaten into submission and tied up in a bedroom in his house. The suspects allegedly hurt Scott in order to motivate him to tell them PIN numbers to his bank accounts, Stanford said. “One of the defendants used the word torture,� Stanford said.

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Miss Florida International visits Chipley Kiwanis Special to the News CHIPLEY — The Chipley Kiwanis Club was visited by Charity Newsom on Tuesday. Newsom will represent the state of Florida this summer in competition in Chicago as the state’s Miss Florida International. She is from Chipley and has graduated from Chipola College and re-enrolled to pursue another course of study. As Miss Florida International, Newsom picked Literacy as the platform she will promote. Newsom feels that reading and comprehension are essential to leading a useful and productive life. She informed the club that, in the United State, there are 21 million illiterate persons and another 45 million who are moderately illiterate. As part of her effort to promote literacy, Newsom has started a program she calls Project RED (Read Every Day). The goal of Project RED is to give a book to every first grade student in Chipley and Vernon. Once she has accomplished that

objective, she will expand the project to also include Marianna. The benefits of reading at an early age include much better performance in school and ultimately a more productive life. Reading is key to all other learning activities. Newsom pointed out if a child reads just 15 minutes a day, he or she will be exposed to more than 1 million words in a year. To learn more about Newsom, her role as Miss Florida International, or about Project RED, visit her Facebook page at Miss Florida International — Charity Newsom, or visit her blog at newsomcharity.wordpress. com. The Chipley Kiwanis Club is holding a Pancake Supper Fundraiser on May 23. All proceeds from the pancake supper will go back to various organizations in the community to help our residents. The mission of the Kiwanis Club is to change to world one child and one community at a time. Help the club help the community by attending the Pancake Supper.

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Charity Newsom speaks to the Chipley Kiwanis Club on Tuesday. The Kiwanis club meets Tuesdays at Patillo’s restaurant in the middle of the WHTC campus at noon. For an invitation, contact any Kiwanian or David Solger,

membership chairperson, at 638-1276. For more information about the Kiwanis Club of Chipley, visit www.ChipleyKiwanis.com.

Chipley police arrest Pace man on drug charges From Staff Reports CHIPLEY — A Pace man was charged with possession of meth and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop on April 27, according to a Chipley Police Department news release. James Louis Huie, 52, of Pace, was arrested in connection with charges of possession of

methamphetamine of events leading up and possession of to the traffic stop, drug paraphernalia. according to the release. Officers conductHuie agreed to ed a traffic stop of a let officers search Chevrolet Silverado his pickup, and following a traffic police found drug violation. James Louis paraphernalia conDuring the trafHuie cealed in the truck, fic stop, officers noaccording to police. ticed Huie’s unusual Once the search was body language and some discrepancies in his account completed, Huie was noti-

fied of the discovery. After receiving his Miranda warning, Huie told police the paraphernalia was his and said he might have some methamphetamine in his wallet, according to police. Officers searched Huie’s wallet and discovered an amount of methamphetamine in a small plastic bag. James Huie was taken to the Washington County Jail.

slaying from page A1 “That term is supported by the evidence,” Maj. Tommy Ford said. They declined to give details about Scott’s injuries or the cause of death. Stanford said Scott did not give up his PINs and “put up one heck of a fight,” overcoming one assailant before being overpowered by the two males. Several firearms were taken from Scott’s house, and some of them were recovered during the investigation. Investigators don’t have any evidence Mercer knew of Scott’s plans to remove her as a beneficiary, but she knew he was aware of the unauthorized credit card use, Stanford said. She has been ruled out as being one of the people in his home when he was killed, Stanford said. Deputies continue to investigate her connection to the homicide. “She knew that Mr. Scott was not happy with the credit card use,” Stanford said. Mercer served prison time for a battery conviction. In that incident, she stabbed her boyfriend with a scissors, Stanford said. Challender is Mercer’s son, Jeffries is her nephew and Griffith is Jeffries’ girlfriend, Stanford said. Jeffries and Griffith are both 28, and Challender is 27. They were identified as the primary suspects in Scott’s slaying on Friday and deputies began a manhunt to locate them. Challender and Jeffries are also suspected in several burglaries in Alabama and the Atlantaarea, and both had served

time in prison, Stanford said. Challender had apparently told people he would die before he let police arrest him, Stanford said. “We had very credible information they were not going to surrender,” Stanford said. McKeithen and Ford concealed themselves in a vehicle driven by a cooperator in order to get close enough to arrest one suspect. Other deputies hid in the trunk, Stanford said. One suspect was just out of reach from two guns after his arrest. Each suspect was found in possession of Scott’s property. Scott was a retired engineer and a former Navy pilot who once survived a plane crash, according to family members. He owned several properties in Bay County, and his assets were worth abput $785,000 in 2010, according to court records. “He was pretty well off,” Stanford said. The investigation into potential suspects at the periphery of Scott’s killing continues, but Sheriff McKeithen expressed confidence that the primary suspects were all behind bars. He praised his deputies as well as the numerous law enforcement officers for their tireless effort and outstanding cooperation when information about the suspect’s locations was changing frequently. “Bay County should be proud of their law enforcement,” McKeithen said. “If something ever happened, God forbid, to my family, I would hope these guys were trying to catch the person that did it.”

council from page A1 task them to start looking for funding,” Miner said. “Tasking and hiring are two different things.” He said the city would be spending no money up front in the process. “Mr. Bruce has got connections,” Council Member Karen Rustin said. “He works with Tom Bryant, and Tom also has contacts in companies that he can bring to the table.” She also said Bruce went

“above and beyond” in working with the city and the Legislature to get the line-item appropriation for $400,000. The consultants get paid by taking a percentage of the grant money they acquire for the city, and that percentage is negotiated between the consulting firm and the city. H. Douglas Bruce first appeared before the council on Feb. 20, when he was asked by Mayor Linda Cain to explain different ways the city could raise money to update the city’s aging water system and to extend water service to south of Interstate 10. The first step, Bruce said, is to secure the services of a consulting firm. He recom-

mended the city publish a Request For Qualifications and begin the process of searching for a consultant. The council agreed and voted to proceed with the preparation of an RFQ, and Thursday night, the council heard presentations from firms that had responded to the advertisement. During Bruce’s presentation, he showed the council a slide of the state legislature’s current budget, which includes a $400,000 line-item for the city of Chipley to use toward water system repairs. The budget item was there because Bruce had arranged for Council Member Lee Dell Kennedy and Miner

to travel to Tallahassee and meet with the budget committee to discuss the city’s water system problems. The budget has been passed by the House and the Senate and next will go to Gov. Rick Scott for final approval. Cain said the governor’s office had contacted the city for more information about the request. “We should know in a few weeks whether or not he signs off on it,” the mayor said of the budget. Mayor Cain abstained from voting on any of the consulting firms because of a conflict of interest. She said she had relatives that worked for one of the firms,

and therefore she did not participate in the selection process. “We see our role as providing a way to get funding for these important projects,” Bruce said of his consulting firm. Bruce discussed not only getting water service to south of Interstate 10, but also repairing and replacing leaky pipes to make the city’s water system more efficient. He pointed out that in 2012, the city lost almost 30 percent of its water because of leaks. “If you had a gas station and you lost 30 percent of your gas, you’d go out of business really quick,” Bruce said.

brief from page A1 State Pageant in September, and winners of the preliminary will be riding the official Miss Heart of the USA float in the Bonifay rodeo parade in October. For more information, visit missheartoftheusa. com/washingtoncounty.

immediately following the regular Planning Commission meeting at 5 p.m., in the County Government Annex Meeting Room, 1331 South Blvd. in Chipley. The subject of the workshop is to review the Future Land Use Maps. The Planning Commission will accommodate handicapped and Planning Commission to meet disabled persons who wish to CHIPLEY — The Washington County attend this meeting. Contact the Planning Department at 415-5093 Planning Commission will hold at least 48 hours before the meeting a workshop on Tuesday, May 7,

date to make arrangements.

Goodwill Job Fair May 9 CHIPLEY — Goodwill Industries Big-Bend will hold a Job Fair from noon until 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, at PAEC in Chipley. Multiple employers will be on hand and hiring during the job fair. For more information, contact CeCe Richards at 638-0093.

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terprises of St. Augustine being ranked second and David H. Melvin Inc. of Marianna ranking third. City Administrator Dan Miner said grants require the city to have a choice of consultants chosen in case there is a conflict and a replacement is needed. After the meeting, Miner was to contact the firms and let them know the results. “Then what we will do is

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BONIFAY — The Miss Holmes County Beauty Pageant Peanut Preliminary is today at the Caryville Community Center. Little Miss and Miss Holmes County will be eligible to compete in the National Peanut Festival Pageant in October. Pageants begin at 2:30 p.m. for first group and at 6 p.m. for contestants who will go on to the Peanut Pageant. There are certain requirements that Little Miss and Miss Holmes County must meet to be eligible for the National Peanut Festival pageant. All age groups are open except the Little Miss and Miss divisions. Age divisions are as follows: Baby Miss Holmes County 0-11 months, Toddler Miss Holmes Count 1223 months, Tiny Miss Holmes County 2-3 years, Future Little Miss Holmes County 4-6 years old not yet in the first grade, Little Miss Holmes County first grade, Petit Miss Holmes County grade second through fourth, Young Miss Holmes County fifth and sixth grade, Teen Miss Holmes County seventh and eighth grade, Junior Miss Holmes County ninth to 11th grade not older than 16 by Oct. 1, 2013, Miss Holmes County 17 years of age by Oct. 1, 2013, and Ms. Holmes County Single, Married or Divorced. This is a non-profit organization. For more information, call Amanda at 5475435 or Christi at 547-5668.

Community briefs County Miss Heart of the USA Pageant will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Queens will advance to the 2013 North Florida State Pageant in September. The State Pageant award is $1,500 and the National Pageant award is $5,000. Winners of the preliminary will be riding the official Miss Heart of the USA float in the Bonifay Rodeo Parade in October. For more information, visit www.missheartoftheusa. com/washingtoncounty.

Griffin Family Reunion SUNNY HILLS — The Griffin family reunion is Sunday at the Gap Pond Free Will Baptist Church yard off Highway 77 in the Sunny Hills area. Come and renew family ties.

Post Offices for individuals with P.O. boxes to make donations. If you have any questions contact Jennifer Lowery at 3265944 or James Guy at 258-5854.

Kent Cemetery work day planned ALFORD — There will be a Cemetery Working on May 11 at the Kent Cemetery located three miles southwest of Alford. Please arrive as early as possible and bring tools and mowers to work with.

Gathering of Cousins

SLOCUMB, Ala. — There will be a gathering of cousins from noon to 4 p.m. on May 11 at the new Hinson Missionary Baptist Church in Slocumb, Ala. ‘Happy Days’ musical The family is searching for the following missing cousins. coming to HCHS Descendants of Walters: John BONIFAY — Holmes County and Susan Ann “Sooky” Hall; High School Drama will present Biddie (Mrs. Abraham Hinson the musical “Happy Days – A Jr.), John, James Enoch, George, New Musical” at 7 p.m., on May Wiley, Michael, Benj. F., Harrison, 9, 11, 13, 14 and 17 in the HCHS and William Jackson. Waters: Auditorium. Tickets are $5 in James R and Lucy A. Johnson; advance and $7 at the door. Mary Ann, Roxy, George H., Tickets are on sale now. For more Cornelius W/ Merina Jenkins, information, call 547-9000. David Henry, Wm. A., John Byrd, Calvin W., Cornelius Aaron Postal Service Food Drive and Jesse, Sampson, Rebecca and Margarette. Children of CHIPLEY — The 2013 US Postal Jim Thomas and Shug Collins, Service food drive is May 11. All children of Comella T. and W. food collected will benefit the Allen Bateman, children of Nora Care and Share food pantry in T. and Pit Adams, children of Chipley and the Sheppard’s Gate Pearl T. and Bud Singletary and Food Pantry located in Wausau. Place non-perishable items on the children of Cora T. and Wiley or in your mailbox for your carrier Kirkland. Bring yourselves, your Miss Heart of the USA memories and any old photos you to pick up from now until May Pageant may have. 11. Collection bins will be in the CHIPLEY — The 2013 Washington lobbies of the Chipley and Wausau For more information, contact

Sadie Jenkins at 912-631-8822 or email her hat sjjenkins64@yahoo. com.

Reception for descendents of Bridgett Ann Waters Hinson SLOCUMB, Ala. — A reception will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 11 at New Hinson Missionary Baptist Church for the descendents for Bridgett Ann Waters Hinson. Those descended from Bridgett Ann “Biddie” Waters Hinson include families of her seven girls: Babe Simmons, Bett Franklin, May Jane Watford, Ellen Toole, Martha Ann Jenkins, Eliza Lewis, and Nan Wilson. Biddie had nine brothers some called themselves Waters and some used Walters. Some of their descendants plan to attend. The Thomas family married into these families, as did the Pelham’s and others. If you are related, do come and reconnect. The book “Thank you Lord, I knew You Would Provide: Stories of Growing Up in Geneva County, Ala.,” will be available for purchase, with all proceeds going to the Hinson Cemetery Trust Fund. The book contains stories, pictures and family tree sketches. For more information, contact Sadie Jenkins at 912-631-8822 or email her hat sjjenkins64@yahoo. com.

Boston Butt Fundraiser CHIPLEY — The D Company 53rd Support Battalion Forward Support Company and Family Readiness Group of Chipley’s National Guard Unit will be having a Boston Butt Fundraiser

Holly Kolmetz Memorial Scholarship HOLMES COUTY —A scholarship in the amount of $1,500 will be awarded to one Ponce de Leon High School senior and one Bethlehem High School senior, class of 2013. Applications are now available. A 2.5 GPA or higher is required. This scholarship can be used for college or vocational school. See your high school guidance counselor for applications forms and details regarding scholarship. Return all completed applications by May 13.

Lamar Townsend Golf Tournament SUNNY HILLS — The Chipley Lions Club will be hosting The Lamar Townsend Golf Tournament at 8:30 a.m. on June 1. There will be a Captain’s Choice Scramble (three man team). The team sponsorship is $250, three man team $150, hole sponsorship $100, individual registrations $50 (includes green fees, cart rental and prizes). Lunch will be provided by the Lions Club. For more information, contact Curtis Carter at 326-7040.

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An accident involving three vehicles occurred April 28 on State Road 77 at Chain Lake Road, five miles north of State Road 20. The Florida Highway Patrol responded and injuries were reported.

gardens — insects, rodents, birds, frogs, lizards and other snakes. The right snake in the garden can be very beneficial. He showed several beautiful and colorful snakes including corn snakes, king snakes and an oak snake. Snakes are not naturally aggressive but will strike if they feel threatened. A good way to get rid of a snake is to remove its food by keeping lawns manicured, avoid piles of wood and junk, clear out the nooks and crannies and keep landscaping and gardens neat and weed-free. He suggested the noise and activity of gardening should encourage snakes to leave the area; however, if you see one, don’t try to pick it up, just back away and it will probably move on. Sweeney provided several helpful handouts, and although there were a few “eek” moments when

his “little friends” were out of their bags, the garden club enjoyed learning about one of the most understood and feared creatures in the world. Before the program, the last regular business meeting was held. A thank you letter for our contribution to SEEK (Save the Earth’s Environment through Knowledge) Camp was read and a contribution certificate for “Pennies for Pines” was acknowledged. Garden therapy with the clients at the convalescent center, National Garden Week (June 28), plans for the third annual 2013 Scarecrow Contest in October, the newly replanted downtown pots, the pressed wildflower collection and the upcoming FFGC District II Spring Meeting in Port St. Joe were discussed. New 2013-14 Club Officers were

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installed and presented with the “Magic Wand of Gardening FlyFlaps” by Club President Karen Roland. The club also voted to contribute $100 toward Chipley High School Band’s 2014 National Memorial Day Parade Trip. The Chipley Garden Club extends many thanks the City of Chipley Public Works Department for doing such a great job keeping the city looking nice and especially for painting the downtown pots. Terracotta makes the pots more noticeable and adds a nice pop of color to downtown area. The Chipley Garden Club meets the first Wednesday of each month from September through May. For more information about the club’s activities and projects, call Club President Karen Roland at 638-9968 or email her at blueorchidoasis@yahoo.com.

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Faith EVENTS Piney Grove plans annual tea Piney Grove Baptist Church will host its annual “Hearts of Love Tea” at 5 p.m. today. Tickets are available for $10 each and may be purchased by calling 547-2415. The theme is “Make A Joyful Noise Unto The Lord. “Come enjoy the food, fun and fellowship. The church is on Piney Grove Road off Sapp Road between Cottondale and Chipley.

Saint Agatha Cooked to Order Breakfast DeFUNIAK SPRINGS — Saint Agatha’s Episcopal Church will sponsor a Cooked to Order Breakfast, from 7-11 a.m. today. Breakfast plates will be $4.50 for adults and $2.50 for a child 10 and under. Breakfast will include eggs, grits/home fries, pancakes, bacon/sausage, toast, sausage gravy on biscuits or toast, juice/milk/coffee, there will also be healthy choice items. Breakfast will be served in the Parish Hall located at 150 Circle Drive in DeFuniak Springs. All proceeds will benefit the building and grounds fund.

Trash and Treasure Sale BONIFAY – Bonifay First United Methodist Church will be having a Trash and Treasure sale at 8 a.m. today. The sale will include a variety of items. All money raised will be used to support missions in Ecuador. Come hunt for your treasure while supporting a worthy cause.

Cords of Love to hold Homecoming Cords of Love Assembly of God Church will hold a Homecoming beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday. The featured singers will be the Sheila Smith Trio. Sunday School will be held at 10 a.m. and the singing will begin at 11 a.m. There will be “dinner on the ground” and more singing in the afternoon.

New Bethany Homecoming VERNON – New Bethany Assembly of God Church will be holding homecoming services on Sunday. Brother Donald Morris will be bringing the morning message. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. For more information call Brother Leon Jenkins at 773-3003.

Harris Chapel Revival CARYVILLE – Harris Chapel Holiness Church will be holding a Revival today and Sunday. Today’s services will be held at 7 p.m., with Sunday services being held at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. The church is eight miles north of Caryville on Highway 179. The special guest speaker will be Brother Steve Andrews. For more information call Pastor Norman Harris at 547-3888.

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Saturday, May 4, 2013

Censorship not conducive to education Just when you thought book banning was a relic from a bygone age, recent headlines reveal that an outraged parent is attempting to get “The Diary of Anne Frank” banned from a school library for being “pornographic.” A simple online search will turn up many stories of SHANNON people attempting to SEYLER ban books, films and Faithfully Yours media. Before moving here, I lived in a city where someone was aggressively trying to ban books from schools. Happily, that effort failed. I read whatever I wished while growing up and am deeply thankful that my parents didn’t censor my reading material. In my youth, I turned to writers ranging from Julius Caesar to Jack Kerouac in an attempt to improve my own education. I realized early on that my education isn’t the state’s responsibility but mine. That was made abundantly clear to me in third grade when I became part of a New England experimental educational program. I was required to select my own assignments and reading material, taking an active role in my education rather than blindly following a preset curriculum. It’s among the best memories of my otherwise tedious early education. I recall only one book that was banned while I was in school: “The Communist Manifesto.” When I discovered it was banned from my school library, I went to the city library and promptly checked it out. It’s human nature to be curious, and nothing provokes curiosity like censorship. If you want to drive up any author’s book sales, just get the book banned.

NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK Aging With Dignity Based in Tallahassee, Aging With Dignity is a national non-profit group working to ensure dignity for aged and critically ill individuals. They actively promote the Five Wishes document. Formerly a Florida-only initiative, Five Wishes is a package combining a living will and health care power of attorney that went nationwide in 1998 and is now legally recognized by over 40 states. It allows adults to determine how they wish to be cared for during times of serious illness or impending death. Aging with Dignity educates the public about issues facing the ill, aged and disabled. They work toward improving end-of-life care and helping people retain dignity and control when confronted by aging and terminal illnesses. Aging With Dignity www.agingwithdignity.org P.O. Box 1661 Tallahassee FL 32302-1661 (850) 681-2010 Sometimes censorship is driven by religion. I remember certain books, films and practices being banned by local churches. Pastors got in an uproar about films including “Baby Doll,” “Godspell,” “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “The Last Temptation of Christ,” “Monty Python’s Life of Brian” and more. Some churches wouldn’t allow congregation members to view these movies. Once, after reminiscing about such bans, my husband and I had our own personal forbidden film festival, watching many of these shows back to back. We weren’t offended by any of them. In fact, we just watched “Godspell” again a few days ago. There are people in this world with no self-control. They can’t just walk away from something offensive, but want to enact legislation so nobody else can see it, either. If you don’t want to see a movie, then don’t buy the ticket, but you don’t have the right to tell others that they can’t view it. If same-sex marriage offends you, then don’t enter into one. Never before has the motto “Mind your own business”

seemed so appropriate and so needed. I recently heard about a professor who opened a lecture with a bold proclamation that a certain popular viewpoint is wrong. Audience members got up and stormed out without giving him a chance to explain himself. He did it to make a point, which is that nobody wins by leaving a discussion before it even gets started. He was demonstrating what’s wrong with reconciling differences these days — people aren’t doing it. Don’t join the ranks of the perpetually offended. If a book bothers you, don’t buy it. If a TV show offends you, you know where the “off” button is. Your teenager won’t die if he reads a Chuck Palahniuk novel. If you don’t like a religion, political party or organization, don’t join it. If something offends you to the point that you can no longer remain silent, then write an intelligent reply, expressing yourself like an articulate, rational adult. Regardless of our religious, political or aesthetic differences, it’s crucial to learn how to voice objections without resorting to censorship.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR Library hours Wausau Library Monday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday: 1-6 p.m. Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 1-6 p.m. Friday: Closed Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Holmes County Library (Bonifay) Monday: Closed Tuesday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday: 8 a.m. to noon Sunday: Closed Washington County Library (Chipley) Monday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Vernon Library Monday: Closed Tuesday: 1-6 p.m. Wednesday: 1-6 p.m. Thursday: Closed Friday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed Sunny Hills Library Monday: 1-6 p.m. Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 1-6 p.m. Thursday: Closed Friday: Closed Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed

MONDAY 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides bingo, exercise, games, activities, hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 6-7:30 p.m.: Salvation Army Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Program (SADVP) hosts a domestic violence support group at

the SADVP Rural Outreach THURSDAY office, 1461 S. Railroad Ave., 7:30 a.m.: Washington Apartment 1, in Chipley. Call County Chamber of Emma or Jess at 415-5999. Commerce breakfast every third Thursday TUESDAY 9-11 a.m.: Amazing Grace Church USDA Food 8-9 a.m.: Tai Chi Class Distribution every third at the Washington County Thursday (Holmes County Public Library, Chipley Residents Only) Branch 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. : Money 8-10 a.m.: Church Sense at Goodwill Career Fellowship Breakfasts at Training Center; call 638Around the Corner Grill. 0093; every third Thursday Breakfast provided. All 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes denominations welcome. Council on Aging provides 10 a.m. to noon: hot meals and socialization. Holmes Council on Aging 10:30 a.m.: Chipley provides hot meals and Library preschool story socialization. time. 11 a.m.: Washington 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. Donations accepted. Noon: Chipley Kiwanis 11 a.m.: Care Givers Club meeting. Support group meets third Noon: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, Thursdays at the First Presbyterian Church at New Life Assembly 4437 Clinton St. in Fellowship Hall, Chipley. Marianna. 5 p.m.: BINGO at St. Noon: Alcoholics Joseph Catholic Church Anonymous open meeting games start at 6:25 p.m. at New Life Assembly Call Peg Russ at 638-451 Fellowship Hall, Chipley 6 p.m.: Holmes County 1 p.m.: Caregivers Commission meets second Meeting at Washington Tuesdays. County Council on Aging 7 p.m.: Narcotics in Chipley for more Anonymous meeting, information call 638-6216 Blessed Trinity Catholic 2 p.m.: Writers Group Church on County Road meets the first Thursday 177A of each month (unless a holiday) at the Chipley WEDNESDAY Library 10 a.m. to noon: 4 p.m.: Holmes County Holmes Council on Aging Historical Society 2nd provides hot meals and Thursday of each month. socialization. 6 p.m.: TOPS meets at 7 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: The p.m. with weigh in at 6 p.m. Vernon Historical Society at Mt. Olive Baptist Church Museum is open to the 6 p.m.: The Holmes public from 10 a.m. to 2 County Historical Society p.m. Meetings are fourth meets first Thursdays at 6 Wednesdays at 2 p.m. p.m. The public is invited to 11 a.m.: Washington attend. Council on Aging (Chipley) 6 p.m.: Washington senior lunches; for County Council on Aging reservations, call 638-6217. Line Dancing Class for Donations accepted. more information call 1 p.m.: Line dancing, 638-6216 Washington Council on 6:30 p.m.: T.O.P.S. Mt. Aging in Chipley. Olive Baptist Church on 7 p.m.: Depression and State Road 79 North. Bipolar Support Group 7 p.m.: Narcotics meets at First Baptist Anonymous meeting, Church educational annex Blessed Trinity Catholic building in Bonifay. Call Church on County Road 547-4397. 177A

FRIDAY 6 a.m.: Men’s Breakfast and Bible Study at Hickory Hill Baptist Church in Westville. 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides bingo, exercise, games, activities, hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: On third Fridays, Washington County Council on Aging (Chipley) will have a plate lunch available to anyone as a fundraiser for our local senior citizens. Plates are $6. Must make reservation at 638-6216 or 638-6217. 3:30: Bead Class every second Friday at LaurdenDavis Art Gallery call 703-0347 6-8 p.m.: Washington County Council on Aging 50+ dance club for more information call 638-6216 6-8 p.m.: Marianna’s Gathering Place Foundation has a get-together for 50+ senior singles, widowed or divorced on last Fridays at Winn Dixie in Marianna. Come join the fun for games, prizes and snacks while you get your shopping done. For more information, call 526-4561. 8 p.m.: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting at Chipley Presbyterian Church.

SATURDAY The Holmes County Community Health Clinic located at 203 W. Iowa Street, Bonifay, will be open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., the first and third Saturday The Alford Community Health Clinic will be the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month, from 10 a.m. until the last patient is seen.

SUNDAY 8 p.m.: Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in the board room at GracevilleCampbellton Hospital in Graceville.

4-3214 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 67-2011-CA-000324 Division No. Section. ROSE ACCEPTANCE, INC. Plaintiff(s), vs. RICHMOND PORTER; et. al., Defendant(s) / NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 11, 2013, and entered in Case N o . 67-2011-CA-000324 of the Circuit Court of the 14TH Judicial Circuit in and for WASHINGTON County, Florida, wherein ROSE ACCEPTANCE, INC. is the Plaintiff and , RICHMOND PORTER; and TANYA GAIL PORTER; and RALPH H. FOX, JR.; and HAZEL ANNETTE FOX are the Defendants, the clerk shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash are held on the front steps of the Washington County Courthouse, 1293 West Jackson Avenue, Suite 1, Chipley, FL 32428, at 11:00 a.m. on the 22 day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: THE SOUTH HALF OF THE NORTH HALF OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY, FLORIDA, KNOWN AS PARCEL #6; AND THE NORTH HALF OF THE SOUTH HALF OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY, FLORIDA, KNOWN AS PARCEL #7; TOGETHER WITH A 1990 LIBE MOBILE HOME, VIN 02L26429, TITLE NUMBER 60272508. IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. DATED this 11 day of April, 2013. LINDA HAYES COOK, Clerk WASHINGTON County, Florida By: K. McDaniel Deputy Clerk GILBERT GARCIA GROUP P.A. Attorney for Plaintiff(s) 2005 Pan Am Circle, Suite 110 Tampa, Florida 33607 Telephone: (813) 443-5087 Fla. Bar# 44613 517333.000226/nporter As published in the Washington County News April 27, May 4, 2013. 5-3222 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 2012 CA 000331 SHANNON DUREN and wife, ROBBIE DUREN, Plaintiffs, vs. JENNIFER DAAKE a/k/a JENNIFER DRAKE, Defendant. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JENNIFER DAAKE a/k/a JENNIFER DRAKE YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage lien on real property located in Washington County, Florida described as follows: Lots 22 and 23, according to the Plat of Laney Lots on file in the Office of the Clerk of Washington County, Florida, said Plat being a subdivision of Lots 2 and 3, ✳

Block B, Hagerman’s Addition to Chipley, in Section 33, Township 5 North, Range 13 West, Washington County, Florida has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Melissa Holley Painter, Esquire, the plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is PO Box 13010, Pensacola, Florida 32591-3010 on or before June 7, 2013 and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the plaintiff’s attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. DATED this 29 day of April, 2013. LINDA HAYES COOK Clerk of the Court By: K. McDaniel Deputy Clerk. As published in the Washington County News May 4, 11, 2013. 5-3221 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORID A IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 67-2012-CA-000329 REVERSE MORTGAGE SOLUTIONS, INC., Plaintiff vs. CONNIE RENEE FRANKLIN, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION To: UNKNOWN HEIRS OF THE ESTATE OF BETTY BARBER BRUNER A/K/A BETTY MAJORIE BRUNER, DECEASED, 803 GLENWOOD AVENUE, CHIPLEY, FL 32428 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BETTY BARBER BRUNER A/K/A BETTY MAJORIE BRUNER, 803 GLENWOOD AVENUE, CHIPLEY, FL 32428 LAST KNOWN ADDRESS STATED, CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose Mortgage covering the following real and personal property described as follows, to-wit: THE W ½ OF THE N ½ AND W ½ OF S ½ OF LOT 14, BLOCK B, HAGERMAN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF CHIPLEY, IN SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP 5 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, AS PER PLAT ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT, IN W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to file a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Casey Jernigan King, McCalla Raymer, LLC, 225 E. Robinson St. Suite 660, Orlando, FL 32801 and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled Court on or before 30 days from the first publication, otherwise a Judgement may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said court on the 3 day of April, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY: K. McDaniel Deputy Clerk Publish in: Washington County News Bill To: MCCALLA RAYMER, LLC 225 E. Robinson St. Suite 660 Orlando, FL 32801 Phone: (407) 674-1850 Fax: (321) 248-0420 As published in the Washington County News on April 27 and May 4, 2013 5-3222 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY FLORIDA, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: The Estate of Willa Margaret Kent, Deceased. Case No. 13-26CP NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of Willa Margaret Kent, deceased, whose date of death was 2/19/2013, File Number 13-26CP is pending in the Circuit Court for Washington County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is the Washington County Courthouse, 1293 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, Florida, 32428. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the de-

cedent and other persons who have claims or demands against decedent’s Estate, including unmatured, contingent, or unliquidated claims and who may have been served a copy of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons who have claims or demands against the decedent’s Estate, including unmatured, contingent, or unliquidated claims must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOT WITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIMS FILED TWO YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH ARE BARRED. The date of the first publication of this notice is: April 27, 2013 . Richard Kent, Jr. Personal Representative 720 7th Street Chipley, Florida 32428 KRISTI MILLER NOVONGLOSKY THE LAW OFFICE OF KRISTI MILLER NOVONGLOSKY, PA FLORIDA BAR NO. 0182044 POST OFFICE BOX 1129 CHIPLEY, FLORIDA 32428 (850) 638-7587 ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE kmnovonglosky@yahoo.c om As published in the Washington County News April 27, May 4, 2013. ITEM NO. 2207736 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION NO.: 13-035-CA Parcel No(s).: 162, 188, 193, 213, 801 STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Petitioner, -vsCHARLES ST. CERE, and others, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION IN EMINENT DOMAIN AND NOTICE OF HEARING FOR CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE OF PROCESS TO: All defendants named in Schedule A, attached; all parties claiming interests by, through, under, or against the named defendants; and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in and to the property described in Schedule B. A petition in eminent domain has been filed to acquire certain property interests in Washington County, Florida. Each defendant is required to serve written defenses to the petition on petitioner’s attorney, whose name and address are shown below, on or before April 20, 2013, and to file the original of the defenses with the clerk of this court either before service on the petitioner’s attorney or immediately thereafter, showing what right, title, interest, or lien defendant has in or to the property described in the petition, and to show cause why that property should not be taken for the uses and purposes set forth in the petition. If any defendant fails to do so, a default will be entered against that defendant for the relief demanded in the petition. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a declaration of taking has been filed in this cause and that petitioner will apply for an order of taking and any other order the court deems proper before the Honorable Christopher N. Patterson, one of the judges of this court, on June 7, 2013, at 9:00 Central Time, at the Washington County Courthouse at Chipley, Florida. All defendants in this action may request a hearing at the time and place designated and be heard. Any defendant failing to file a request for hearing shall waive any right to object to the order of taking. WITNESS my hand and

the seal of this court on 2/19/2013. LINDA H. COOK As Clerk of Court By K McDaniel As Deputy Clerk Everett F. Jones, Esq. Attorney for Petitioner Post Office Box 607 Chipley, Florida 32428 (850) 330-1289 F a c s i m i l e : (850)330-1758 Florida Bar No.: 375837 Everett.jones@dot.state.fl. us Linda.holley@dot.state.fl.u s As published in the Washington County News May 4, 8, 2013. Schedule A UNKNOWN DEFENDANTS UNKNOWN HEIRS OF JAMES E. BROWN, JR., Deceased Parcel 193 UNKNOWN HEIRS OF ORLANDO BROWN, JR., Deceased Parcel 193 UNKNOWN HEIRS OF OZZIE BROWN, JR., Deceased Parcel 193 UNKNOWN HEIRS OF SHERMAN MATTHEWS Parcels 162, 801 UNKNOWN HEIRS OF WILLIE SHEFFIELD, Deceased Parcel 188 OUT OF STATE DEFENDANTS APEX COMMERCIAL CAPITAL CORPORATION 185 Commerce Drive Unit 102 Fort Washington, PA 19034 Parcel 213 CT LIEN SOLUTIONS Post Office Box 29071 330 N. Brand Blvd. #700 Glendale, CA 91203 Parcel 213 SCHEDULE B ITEM NO. 2207736 S.R.79 WASHINGTON COUNTY DESCRIPTION FEE SIMPLE RIGHT OF WAY Parcel 162 A. A parcel of land being in Section 3, Township 2 North, Range 15 West, Washington County, Florida described as follows: Commence at a 2 inch by 4 inch lightwood hub with tack (no ID) marking the southeast corner of the Northeast ¼ of said Section 3; thence North 01°10’47” East 327.16 feet along the east line of said Section 3 to the centerline of survey of State Road 79, as shown on Florida Department of Transportation (F.D.O.T.) Right of Way Map F.P. No. 2207736 (said map being on file at F.D.O.T. District 3 Office, Chipley, Florida); thence South 73°31’31” West 592.78 feet along said centerline of survey; thence departing said centerline, run North 16°28’29” West 50.00 feet to an intersection of the existing northerly right of way line of State Road 79, as shown on said Right of Way Map, with the easterly line of that certain property as described in Official Records Book 491, Page 136 of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida and POINT OF BEGINNING; thence North 73°31’31” East 487.39 feet along said right of way line to the westerly line of that certain property as described in Official Records Book 361, Page 412, said Public Records; thence North 16°03’10” West 18.00 feet along said westerly property line; thence departing said property line, run South 73°31’31” West 108.48 feet; thence North 01°00’16” East 7.86 feet; thence South 73°31’31” West 381.37 feet to said easterly property line per Official Records Book 491, Page 136; thence South 16°23’03” East 25.50 feet along said easterly property line to POINT OF BEGINNING; Containing 11,625 square feet, more or less. ALSO: B. A parcel of land being in Section 3, Township 2 North, Range 15 West, Washington County, Florida described as follows: Commence at a 2 inch by 4 inch lightwood hub with tack (no ID) marking the southeast corner of the Northeast ¼ of said Section 3; thence North 87°59’12” West 825.42 feet along the south line of said Northeast ¼ to the existing southerly right of way line of State Road 79, as shown on Florida Department of Transportation (F.D.O.T.) Right of Way Map F.P. No. 2207736 (said map being on file at F.D.O.T. District 3 Office, Chipley, Florida) and POINT OF BEGINNING; thence North

73°31’31” East 866.13 feet along said right of way line to the east line of said Section 3; thence South 01°10’47” West 104.42 feet along said section line; thence departing said section line, run South 73°31’31” West 536.88 feet to said south line of Northeast ¼; thence North 87°59’12” West 313.77 feet along said south line of Northeast ¼ to POINT OF BEGINNING; Containing 1.602 acres, more or less. ALSO: C. POND SITE NO. 7 A parcel of land being in Section 3, Township 2 North, Range 15 West, Washington County, Florida described as follows: Commence at a 2 inch by 4 inch lightwood hub with tack (no ID) marking the southeast corner of the Northeast ¼ of said Section 3; thence North 01°10’47” East 293.57 feet along the east line of said Section 3 to the centerline of construction of State Road 79, as shown on Florida Department of Transportation (F.D.O.T.) Right of Way Map F.P. No. 2207736 (said map being on file at F.D.O.T. District 3 Office, Chipley, Florida); thence South 73°13’13” West 265.45 feet along said centerline of construction of State Road 79 to the centerline of construction of Pond No. 7, as shown on said Right of Way Map; thence North 01°15’28” East 619.19 feet along said centerline of construction of Pond No. 7; thence departing said centerline, run South 88°44’32” East 26.27 feet to the westerly line of that certain property as described in Official Records Book 361, Page 412, of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida and POINT OF BEGINNING; thence North 01°00’16” East 423.03 feet along said westerly property line; thence departing said property line, run North 87°56’45” West 193.42 feet; thence North 01°15’28” East 49.65 feet; thence North 88°02’45” West 51.00 feet; thence South 01°15’28” West 50.60 feet; thence North 87°50’04” West 220.28 feet; thence South 01°11’23 West 401.38 feet; thence South 44°05’17” East 98.09 feet; thence North 85°17’15” East 398.43 feet to said westerly property line per Official Records Book 361, Page 412 and POINT OF BEGINNING; Containing 4.807 acres, more or less. OWNED BY: JOYCE BRUCE, SANDRA M. CAIN, PEARL M. DAVIS, CHERYL M. HANDY, LEROY MATTHEWS, LONNIE MATTHEWS, WANDA C. MATTHEWS, DENA KAY MATTHEWS, MARION C. MATTHEWS, GWENDOLYN M. MORRIS, MARION C. MATTHEWS, The unknown heirs, beneficiaries, devisees, legatees, spouses and creditors of SHERMAN MATTHEWS, Deceased ITEM NO. 2207736 S.R.79 WASHINGTON COUNTY DESCRIPTION FEE SIM RIGHT OFWAY Parcel 188 A parcel of land being in Section 2, Township 2 North, Range 15 West, Washington County, Florida being described as follows: Commence at a ¾ inch iron pipe in concrete (no ID) marking the northeast corner of said Section 2; thence North 88°27’29” West 2,670.25 feet along the north line of said Section 2 to the centerline of survey of State Road 79, as shown on Florida Department of Transportation (F.D.O.T.) Right of Way Map F.P. No. 2207736 (said map being on file at F.D.O.T. District 3, Chipley, Florida); being a point on a non-tangent curve to the right (concave westerly); thence (from a tangent bearing of South 04°02’54” West) southerly along said centerline and said curve, having a radius of 1,910.08 feet, for a distance of 214.81 feet, through a central angle of 06°26’37” to end of curve; thence departing said centerline of survey, run North 79°20’28” West 50.00 feet to an intersection of the existing westerly right of way of said State Road 79 with the southerly line of that certain property as described in Deed Book 86, Page 45 of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida ✳

and POINT OF BEGINNING; said point being on a non-tangent curve to the left (concave westerly); thence (from a tangent bearing of North 10°39’32” East) northerly along said right of way line and said curve, having a radius of 1,860.08 feet, for a distance of 198.34 feet, through a central angle of 06°06’34” to the existing southerly right of way line of Pompey Street (city maintained) and end of curve; thence North 84°22’18” West 108.43 feet along said right of way line; thence departing said right of way line, run South 05°22’55” West 9.95 feet; thence South 85°06’32” East 58.28 feet to a point on a non-tangent curve to the right (concave westerly); from (a tangent bearing of South 10°28’08” West) southerly along said curve, having a radius of 2,221.83 feet, for distance of 100.82 feet, through a central angle of 02°36’00” to end of curve: thence North 76°55’52” West 10.00 feet to a point on a non-tangent curve to the right (concave westerly); thence (from a tangent bearing of South 13°04’08” West) along said curve, having a radius of 2,211.83 feet, for distance of 93.72 feet, through a central angle of 02°25’40” to said southerly property line per Deed Book 86, Page 45 and end of curve; thence South 86°19’07” East 78.12 feet along said property line to POINT OF BEGINNING;Containing 13,192 square feet, more or less. OWNED BY: DOLLIE EDWARDS, The unknown heirs, beneficiaries, devisees, legatees, spouses and creditors of WILLIE SHEFFIELD, Deceased ITEM NO. 2207736 S.R.79 WASHINGTON COUNTY DESCRIPTION FEE SIMPLE RIGHT OF WAY Parcel 193 A parcel of land being in Section 2, Township 2 North, Range 15 West, Washington County, Florida, described as follows: Commence at a ¾ inch iron pipe in concrete (no ID) marking the northeast corner of said Section 2; thence North 88º27’29” West 2,670.25 feet along the north line of said Section 2 to the centerline of survey of State Road 79, as shown on Florida Department of Transportation (F.D.O.T.) Right of Way Map F.P. No. 2207736 (said map being on file at F.D.O.T. District 3 Office, Chipley, Florida) being a point on a non-tangent curve to the right (concave westerly); thence (from a tangent bearing of South 04º12’54” West) southerly along said centerline and said curve, having a radius of 1,910.08 feet, for a distance of 551.40 feet, through a central angle of 16º32’24” to end of curve; thence departing said centerline and said curve, run South 69º14’42” East 50.00 feet to an intersection of the existing easterly right of way line of said State Road 79 with the existing southerly right of way line of Shady Grove Road (county maintained), as shown on said Right of Way Map and POINT OF BEGINNING; thence South 52º22’44” East 22.49 feet along said southerly right of way line of Shady Grove Road; thence departing said southerly right of way line, run South 32º53’38” West 3.34 feet; thence North 57º06’22” West 21.31 feet to said existing easterly right of way line of State Road 79; being a point on a non-tangent curve to the left (concave westerly); thence (from a tangent bearing of North 20º54’38” East) northerly along said right of way line and said curve, having a radius of 1,960.08 feet, for a distance of 5.31 feet, through a central angle of 00º09’19” to end of curve and POINT OF BEGINNING;Containing 93 square feet, more or less. OWNED BY: T h e unknown heirs, beneficiaries, devisees, legatees, spouses and creditors of ORLANDO BROWN, JR., Deceased, JAMES E. BROWN JR.,Deceased, OZZIE BROWN JR., Deceased SUBJECT TO: Interest, if any of, MARGARET BROWN DEAN and BETTY McCASKILL ITEM NO. 2207736

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S.R.79 WASHINGTON COUNTY DESCRIPTION FEE SIMPLE RIGHT OF WAY Parcel 213 A parcel of land being in Section 35, Township 3 North, Range 15 West, Washington County, Florida, described as follows: Commence at a 2 ½ inch by 3 inch concrete monument (marked “BH”) marking the southeast corner of the Northeast ¼ of said Section 35; thence North 87º08’51” West 2,629.61 feet along the south line of the North ½ of said Section 35 to the centerline of survey of State Road 79, as shown on Florida Department of Transportation (F.D.O.T.) Right of Way Map F.P. No. 2207736 (said map being on file at F.D.O.T. District 3 Office, Chipley, Florida); thence North 03º11’15” East 155.73 feet along said centerline of survey; thence departing said centerline, run North 86º48’45” West 25.70 feet to an intersection of the existing westerly right of way line of said State Road 79 with the northerly line of that certain property as described in Official Records Book 35, Page 496 of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida and POINT OF BEGINNING; thence North 87º42’29” West 93.31 feet along said northerly property line; thence departing said property line, run North 03º11’15” East 146.78 feet to the southerly line of that certain property as described in Official Records Book 35, Page 333, said Public Records; thence South 87º50’18” East 93.31 feet along said southerly property line to said existing westerly right of way line of State Road 79, as shown on said Right of Way Map; thence South 03º11’15” West 146.99 feet along said westerly right of way line to POINT OF BEGINNING;Containing 13,704 square feet, more or less.OWNED BY: CHARLES ST. CERE and d/b/a HOMETOWN AUTOMOTIVE, INC. SUBJECT TO: Mortgage Recorded in OR Book 650 at Page 292, in favor of, APEX COMMERCIAL CAPITAL CORPORATION UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE Lien Recorded in OR Book 650 at Page 309, in favor of APEX COMMERCIAL CAPITAL CORPORATION UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE AMENDMENT Recorded in OR Book 866 at page 324, in favor of, CT LIEN SOLUTIONS ITEM NO. 2207736 S.R.79 WASHINGTON COUNTY DESCRIPTION PERPETUAL DRAINAGE EASEMENT Parcel 801 A parcel of land being in Section 3, Township 2 North, Range 15 West, Washington County, Florida described as follows: Commence at a 2 inch by 4 inch lightwood hub with tack (no ID) marking the southeast corner of the Northeast ¼ of said Section 3; thence North 01°10’47” East 293.57 feet along the east line of said Section 3 to the centerline of construction of State Road 79, as shown on Florida Department of Transportation (F.D.O.T.) Right of Way Map F.P. No. 2207736 (said map being on file at F.D.O.T. District 3 Office, Chipley, Florida); thence South 73°13’13” West 265.45 feet along said centerline of construction to the centerline of construction of Pond No. 7, as shown on said Right of Way Map; thence North 01°15’28” East 619.19 feet along said centerline of construction of Pond No. 7; thence departing said centerline of construction, run South 88°44’32” East 26.27 feet to the westerly line of that certain property as described in Official Records Book 361, Page 412 of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida and POINT OF BEGINNING; thence South 01°00’16” West 135.29 feet along said westerly property line; thence departing said property line, continue South 01°00’16” West 361.94 feet; thence South 73°31’31” West 52.42 feet; thence North 01°00’16” East 507.97 feet; thence North 85°17’15” East 50.25 feet to said westerly property line per Official Records Book 361, Page 412 and POINT OF BEGINNING; Containing 0.577 acres,

more or less. OWNED BY: J O Y C E BRUCE, SANDRA M. CAIN, PEARL M. DAVIS, CHERYL M. HANDY, LEROY MATTHEWS, LONNIE MATTHEWS, WANDA C. MATTHEWS, DENA KAY MATTHEWS, MARION C. MATTHEWS, GWENDOLYN M. MORRIS, MARION C. MATTHEWS, The unknown heirs, beneficiaries, devisees, legatees, spouses and creditors, of SHERMAN MATTHEWS, Deceased As published in the Washington County News May 4, 8, 2013. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 67-12-CA-374 FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA, a Banking corporation organized under the laws of the United States of America, f/k/a FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK OF FLORIDA, Plaintiff, v. RAYMOND AUSTIN, if alive and if deceased, the Estate of RAYMOND AUSTIN; and SADIE AUSTIN, if alive and if deceased, the Estate of SADIE AUSTIN, the decedents’ unknown spouses, heirs,

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devisees, grantees, creditors and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against them; the unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees and creditors of deceased persons, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against them; and all unknown natural persons if alive, and if dead or not known to be dead or alive, their several and respective unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees and creditors, or other parties claiming by, through or under those unknown natural persons; and the several and respective unknown assigns, successors in interest, trustees or any other person claiming by, through, under or against any corporation or other legal entity named as defendant; and all claimants, persons, or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above-named or described defendants or parties claiming to have any right, title or interest in and to the lands and property hereinafter described, MAXINE JOHNSON RADFORD, and VIRGINIA P. ANDERS, a/k/a VIRGINIA PAULINE ANDERS a/k/a

PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXES

Pursuant to Chapter 197.402, Florida Statutes, notice is hereby given that Tangible Personal Property Taxes assessed for 2012 are now delinquent and beginning April 1, 2013, such taxes are drawing interest of eighteen (18) percent per year. A penalty and the cost of publishing this notice are also due. Unless the delinquent taxes are paid, warrants will be issued thereon pursuant to Chapter 197.413, Florida Statutes, and the Tax Collector will apply to the Circuit Court for an order directing levy upon and seizure of the personal property of the taxpayer for the unpaid taxes. 1 5004000 120.90 ALL AMERICAN TRANSMISSION 2 5007001 127.85 A C MCKINNIE MASONRY 3 5030003 2957.37 BEHETY-HAYES CONSTRUCTION CO 4 5034010 261.85 BIG DADDY’S CAFE 5 5112002 3247.28 CHIPLEY PHYSICAL THERAPY INC 6 5157000 20.84 CORBIN WILBURN 7 5176011 394.74 DAY’S WORK EXCAVATING LLC 8 5196001 10.86 EAGLE GUN & PAWN INC 9 5200001 239.75 EBRO MOTEL 10 5214000 501.59 FINCH BERNICE LOGGING 11 5218001 815.52 FISHER GEORGE & CAROL 12 5228002 1514.62 FREEDOM MEDIA LLC 13 5238013 6.81 GENUINE PARTS COMPANY 14 5275005 146.87 HAPPY STORE #524 15 5311009 351.63 HOWELL ANN 16 5323005 33.48 FRANCES JETER-PERULLO 17 5407001 2516.44 MORRIS DOW 18 5411000 129.90 MORRIS RANDY INC 19 5421002 140.49 MCQUAGGE DEVELOPMENT & CONST 20 5487011 129.37 PINE RIDGE LAKE HOLDINGS LLC 21 5493002 384.55 POMPEY FAITH 22 5506002 177.21 RANDY WILSON CONSTRUCTION INC 23 5533006 304.21 RVS CONSTRUCTION 24 5534005 2390.94 SWC CONSTRUCTION INC 25 5552000 726.25 SHERWOOD APARTMENTS LTD 26 5556006 33759.60 SIKES PIPE CO 27 5572000 189.44 SMITH LOGGING PARTNERSHIP 28 5608000 15.26 TELE TRACK INC 29 5611001 349.47 THOUSAND ADVENTURES OF FLA INC 30 5647000 6206.07 WASHINGTON COUNTY KENNEL CLUB 31 5670005 636.17 WHITE HOLDING CO LLC As published in the Washington County News, Saturday, May 4, 2013.

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PAULA ANDERS, ET AL, Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION TO: R AY M O N D AUSTIN, if alive and if deceased, the Estate of RAYMOND AUSTIN; and SADIE AUSTIN, if alive and if deceased; the Estate of SADIE AUSTIN; the decedents’ unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against them; the unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees and creditors of deceased persons, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against them; and all unknown natural persons if alive, and if dead or not known to be dead or alive, their several and respective unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees and creditors, or other parties claiming by, through or under those unknown natural persons; and the several and respective unknown assigns, successors in interest, trustees or any other person claiming by, through, under or against any corporation or other legal entity named as defendant; and all claimants, persons, or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above-named or described defendants or parties claiming to have any right, title or interest in and to the lands and property hereinafter described. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Complaint to Foreclose Mortgage has been filed by the Plaintiff, FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA, in the Circuit Court of Washington County, Florida, regarding the following described real property: Commencing at the Northwest corner of the SE ¼ of SE ¼ of Section 5, Township 3 North, Range 15 West and running East along Forty line 498.7 feet to the East boundary line of State Road 279 for Point of Beginning; thence continue N 88°30’ E along Forty line 71 feet; thence S

1°15’ E, 152.4 feet; thence S 88°30’ W, 34.2 feet to East boundary line of State Road 279; thence Northwesterly along said road line 158 feet to Point of Beginning, being in Washington County, Florida. Less road rights of way. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, on the Plaintiff’s attorney, PAUL V. SMITH, ESQ., whose address is P.O. Box 2029, 4705 West U.S. Hwy. 90, Lake City, Florida 32056, and file the original with the Clerk of the above-named Court on or before the 31 day of May, 2013. IF YOU FAIL TO DO SO, judgment by default will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. WITNESS my hand and official seal, this 22 of April, 2013. LINDA HAYES COOK, Clerk of the Circuit Court Washington County, Florida By: K. McDaniel Deputy Clerk As published in the Washington County News April 24, May 4, 2013.

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Love seat, sofa, chair $300; Queen headboard green $100; two twin beds, frames, headboard $100 each; 5 ft. sail fish $100. (850)547-4114

Big Yard Sale May 4 at Mini Storage Unit, Esto Fl. Hwy. 79 & 2. Lot of box deals. 8a.m.—.

DEJA’S FLEA MARKET. OPENS EVERY SATURDAY FROM 8:00AM-4:00PM. TAKE HWY 90, TURN ON BROWN ST, ACROSS FROM DOT. Estate/Yard Sale. (furniture and other household items). Rain or shine. Friday, May 3, Saturday, May 4, 7:30 a.m. until. 1430A Merry Acres Drive, Chipley. Call 850-527-8144 for more information.

Huge 5 family yard sale. Womens, mens boy/girl clothes, home decor and too much more to list. Sat. May 4th, 8 a.m.-until. Hwy 77, first lot north of the Eye Center-(Washington Square) and south of McDonalds.

Large Abandoned Goods Sale. Like a big Flea Market, but yard sale prices. Friday & Saturday, Mary 3rd & 4th, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Located on the bypass (Maple Avenue) Geneva, Al. Near courthouse. Yard Sale Hwy 77, Glen Avenue, Wausau, Saturday, May 4th, 8 a.m.-til. Furniture, appliances, baby items, clothing, misc. Yard Sale Saturday, May 4th. Margie Peel’s at 1488 S. Blvd., Chipley. Furniture, clothes, holiday decorations. Wedding stuff, toys and lots of good junk. Yard Sale under pole barn at 2260 Hwy 173, Bonifay, Sat. 4th, 8-4. Come rain or shine.

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For Rent first in Chipley, Mini Warehouses. If you don’t have the room, “We Do” Lamar T o w n s e n d (850)638-4539, north of Townsend’s.

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WANTED; Musical Instruments of any kind in any condition. Piano, banjoes, drums, guitars, amps. LESSONS. Covington Music, Chipley. 850-638-5050.

Going out of business huge yard sale Saturday, May 4th @ bookstore across from Sims Funeral Home, Bonifay.

HUGE YARD SALE FUND RAISER. North Bay Clan of the Lower Muscogee Creek Tribe Grounds 1560 Lonnie Road Hwy 77. South of Chipley 5 miles on left. Fri.,May 3, Sat.,4th, Sun.,5th. 8 a.m. til 1 p.m

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Burn Barrels for sale $15.00 each. Call (727)992-1376 after 10 a.m. If no answer leave message.

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Drivers: All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Home on the weekends! Running Class-A CDL Flatbed. Lease to Own-No Money Down. CALL: 888-880-5911

CHIPOLA COLLEGE is accepting applications for the following full-time positions: Associate Dean of Fine and Performing Arts; Accounting/Business Instructor; English Instructor; Chemistry Instructor; Mathematics Education Instructor; Nursing Instructor; Sociology Instructor; Welding Instructor; Career Coach – Welding Program. Minimum qualifications are available at www.chipola.edu/personnel/jobs. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. To obtain an application, contact Human Resources at pippenw@chipola.edu or at (850)718-2269. Candidates may be subject to background investigations. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

General Now accepting applications for servers. Apply in person at French’s Restaurant and Oyster Bar located on Hwy. 90 Caryville, Fl. 850-548-5800.

Preschool needs loving, dependable person to teach, play and love our 2 year olds. Experience preferred. Call (850)547-1444.

EARLY HEAD START CAREGIVER. Tri-County Community Council, Inc., is accepting applications for the Early Head Start Program in Walton County. Great Benefits. Responsibility: Plan and initiate classroom activities according to Early Head Start Standards. Minimum Qualifications: Must have a Child Development Associate (CDA) Infant/Toddler or have a degree in Early Childhood Development; minimum of 1 year work related experience with infants and toddlers. Must have current driver’s license and proper vehicle insurance coverage. Must comply with health and background screening. For additional information and qualifications call LeaAnn, Personnel Tech at (850)547-3689. Applications may be obtained from any Tri-County Community Council offices or from the agency website www.tricountycommunityc o u n c i l . c o m and submitted by May 06, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. Successful applicant will be subject to pre-employment drug test. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DRUG AND SMOKE FREE WORKPLACE.

Healthcare/Medical Medical office currently looking for an ARNP/PA to join our medical team. Our office specializes in Cardiology, Internal Medicine & Family Practice in Bonifay. Please fax resume & references to 850-547-5415, attn Kim Sasser.

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EBRO GREYHOUND PARK and Poker Room is Hiring For the Following Positions: •Mutual Clerks •Food & Beverage Server’s •Concessions and •Bartenders Please apply Monday through Saturday at 6558 Dog Track Rd. Ebro, FL WEB ID 34249424

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2 small 1 Br trailers $300/mo and $400/mo. Electric, water and sewage all included. In Vernon. Call (850)294-6600.

The News Herald needs carriers for early AM hours Must have: zBe 18 yrs or older zA reliable vehicle zProof of Auto Insurance zA valid driver’s license

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Call Center Manager The Call Center Manager is directly responsible for managing a group of Call Center associates. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: • Successfully motivate, coach and develop Call Center associates • Drive team performance and deliver on critical performance measures including team productivity, efficiency, and quality • Foster a team environment that promotes the highest level of service to all customers, departments and properties to ensure total customer (both external and internal) satisfaction • Create a collaborative environment in which associates at all levels of the organization are encouraged to voice ideas and concerns • Deliver performance feedback, including performance appraisals, developmental action plans, performance improvement plans and disciplinary action • Recommend promotions, terminations and salary adjustments for sales associates • Facilitate effective team meetings • Participate in the new hire sales associate interview and hiring process • Analyze reports and data to improve the customer experience • Demonstrate strong communication, presentation, and influencing skills • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with individuals at multiple levels • Provide exemplary service and set expectations of providing solutions for everyone you encounter, make it easy y customer an extraordinary y experience p for customers to do business with us and g give every • Must be able to understand call matrix, set operational goals for department, team and yourself with passion and accountability to strive to attain them • Continuously improve yourself and others around you • Contribute to the company by providing great ideas and feedback

3 Bdrm/2Ba Mobile home, corner lot, 561 Cope Road. Two covered porches. $650/mo and $650/deposit. References a must. (850)547-2338. 2BR/1.5BA. New Carpet and paint, large yard, well, CH/A & septic. Quiet country area near Vernon. $425/mo. 850-535-9886.

2BR/2BA, MH for on Pioneer Rd. 8 5 0 - 8 4 9 - 6 8 8 5 0 - 3 2 6 - 0 5 850-638-7315.

NO FOR RENT CALLS PLEASE. Lower 50’s. Call Ron @ 850-638-6414

For Sale by Owner: 19 wooded acres 3 miles north of Bonifay on Hwy 79. A tract has been divided into two 9.5 acre parcels. Some restrictions to protect buyers. Price $3500/acre. Call Richard (850)547-2637. Prime Property. Two 8 acres on Bedie Rd, Two 9 acres on Bedie Rd. 5 acres on Hwy 77. Some owner financing For more info call Milton Peel @ 850-638-1858 or 326-9109.

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For Rent, 2BR/1BA trailer. 2 miles out of Chipley on owners property. Call 638-4252, ask for Luverne. For Rent. 3BD/2BA. $500/mth $400 deposit. Includes garbage, water, & yard upkeep. Country Living. 2 miles from town. 638-8804.

2 Bdrm Apt. LR, kitchen, new carpet & paint. Located in Bonifay. Water, sewage, garbage included. $450/mo plus security depo. (850)547-5244, also (850)329-8381. 1BR/1BA $500/mo. Fully furnished. Utilities are included. No Pets. Security deposit $500.00. Bonifay (850)547-0989.

For Rent. Two, 2BR/1BA MH and one 3BR/1BA MH. All on Corbin Rd. Storage buildings, decks, all electric. On nice big lots. I furnish water, garbage, do lawn in summer, spray once a month and change AC filters. For more info call Lou at 638-1911 or 326-0044. Sorry, no pets.

$675 down 02 Chevy Impala $775 down 02 Chevy Blazer $975 down 00 Chevy Silverado Daylight Auto Financing 2816 Hwy 98 West (850)215-1769 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday

Large 2BR/2BA MH. Clean. $500/mo, $250/deposit. Call 638-1462 or 260-5928.

FOR RENT 1B/R apartment, convenient location in Chipley. No pets. 850-638-4640 For Sale 1988 Chevy Silverado. $1500. For more information call 638-4492

Mandi Lea Apartments in Vernon, 1, 2, and 3/BR. Financial Assistance available is qualified. 638-4640.

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One Bedroom Apartments $425 - $450 Stove & Refrigerator. Free W/S/G No Pets Convenient location Downtown Chipley 638-3306.

3 Homes for Sale in Chipley. Good rental income. Large lots. Recently remodeled. Motivated seller. 850-481-5352 or 850-849-7676.

Taking Applications. 2 bedroom 1 bath duplex. Background check and employment verification required. 850638-7128

The News Herald and Halifax Media Group of Northwest Florida are GROWING.... Wanna join us? We are hiring for an experienced Call Center Manager with a passion to build and create an even stronger team with a fun environment.

3 Bdrm/2 Ba MH for rent Westville 179A. Rent includes water, sewage & trash. 1st & last months rent required. Call (850)956-1224 if interested.

2BR/2BA MH in Chipley. WD hookup. CH/A. 1 yr lease. No pets. $475/mth + deposit. 850-763-3320 or 850-774-3034.

Commercial Building For rent. Located next to Valencia Jeweler’s. 1,000 square feet, 3 offices/1 bathroom, $600 a month. Also available for rent - 8 x 20 outdoor display billboard. Contact Luis Valencia at (850) 326-7368 for more information on both rentals.

4 BD/2BA plus 800 sqf shop. On 1 acre in country, 3 miles from Chipley.

3BD/2.5BA in Chipley. 2500 square feet on 5 acres built in 2003. Non-Smoking & No Pets. $1400/month with $1400 security deposit. Available June 1st. References will be required. (850) 865-1699.

1 Bdrm/1 Bath House. Chipley area. No Pets. (850)638-1918. 2BD/1BA House. 901 Main St Chipley. Fenced yard. $600 mth. Security depo $575. Call 850-271-9973.

3BR/2BA House in Chipley. Owner finance. Newly renovated kitchen & bathroom floors. Stove & refrigerator included. $700/month. Call 850-547-3746. FSBO/Agent: 3 Bd/2 Bth, 20 acres, 1600’ metal shed, $210K. (305)394-3992. Also for rent @ $1000/month. HOUSE/CAMP. Must be moved. 24x32. Open floor plan. Metal roof. New eclectic, plumbing, windows, doors, AC. Washer hookup, full bath, kitchen. $21,500.00. 850-526-0114.

2008 Harley Davidson Street Glide

Anniversay Edition ABS brakes, Reinhart pipes, two seats, cover, two helmets, charger, extra chrome, two windshields and more. Always garage kept, less than 10,000 miles. Excellent condition. Asking $16,500 NADA suggested retail is $19,885.

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Tues., May 14, 11:00 a.m. Atlanta, GA Holiday Inn - Atlanta 4386 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd.

Preferred Qualifications: • Four year degree • Strong analytical skills • Basic understanding of sales operations • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Strong people management experience in a call center environment • Ability to make quick and accurate decisions which may, at times, be based on limited information and require multi-tasking. All full-time employees are eligible for health & dental insurance, life/Ad*D/long-term disability insurance, 401K plan, and paid time off.

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Please submit resume & cover letter to: lgrimes@pcnh.com

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Washington County News Weekend 5-4-13