WEEKEND Washington County News
Saturday, SEPTEMBER 28, 2013
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to give the Sunny Hills MSBU its own website during Thursday’s meeting in Chipley. The board had discussed the possibility of creating a website which would keep Sunny Hills residents apprised of the financial standing of the MSBU’s funds, By RANDAL SEYLER Board Chairman Alan Bush said. 638-0212 | @WCN_HCT The proposed website would cost firstname.lastname@example.org about $90 a year to host — although CHIPLEY — The Washington the county no longer has an IT perCounty Board of County Commis- son to keep up the website. sioners considered whether or not “At first I thought it was a good
Shelley Family performs The Shelley Family’s Singing Ministry will be performing Southern Gospel music using live bands and soundtracks at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29, at the First Presbyterian Church in Chipley. The public is invited to attend.
idea,” Commissioner Joel Pate said. “But I don’t think we can really be paying anyone to be making a website.” The board voted earlier this summer, after several months’ discussion, to do away with the MSBU as soon as possible, and to put all available funds toward paying off Sunny Hills’ loan debt. The Municipal Service Benefit Unit, or MSBU, is an ordinancecreated tax district. Within that area, funds are raised to provide
services to the residents in that designated region. However, the MSBU is not an entity unto itself. The MSBU is a mechanism by which a county can fund a particular service or facility that provides a special benefit to property from a levy of special assessments. Currently, the county collects $31.25 a year from residents and property owners within the MSBU, and that money is used to provide
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CHIPLEY — The relentless rains received in July caused considerable damage to approximately 100 homes in Washington County. Community leaders formed the Washington County Long Term Recovery Organization to organize response efforts locally. Based on early damage estimates, only a small portion of the money needed for materials has been received. The LTRO is in need of financial support and volunteers to invest back into our community. Please consider being a part of the rebuilding process while touching the lives of your neighbors in need. To donate to the Washington County LTRO please make checks payable to: United Way of Northwest Florida In Care of the Washington Co. LTRO PO Box# 182 Vernon, FL 32462 Groups or individuals interested in donating labor are asked to contact Ben Tarpley (478-258-7585) orJosh Hipp (330-473-5644). To report home damage please call 638-6203, before Oct. 1.
Chipley High School Band Director Richard Davenport, left, receives a $500 check for the band program from Kiwanian Dell Corbin during the Chipley Kiwanis Club’s annual Dinner Theater on Tuesday at the Washington County Agricultural Center.
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lins said. Club President Karen Roland began both classes by providing information on constructing forms and supports, and then went on to materials for stuffing, heads and hair, clothing and accessories. As Roland instructed, several garden club members demonstrated ways of at-
CHIPLEY — The Chipley City Council approved the 2013-14 budget and also found the means to give city employees a 2 percent raise. The council adopted the city’s budget and set the 2013-14 millage rate at 6.000 mills during a special meeting on Tuesday. “We took a little bit out of everywhere to come up with it,” City Administrator Dan Miner said. “It took some work, but we didn’t have to put off any purchases we had planned.” Miner said the budget committee took out some things, but “all the major things stayed in, and a few big items that didn’t make the first cut are in there.” “You and (assistant city administrator) Patty (Yates) did a good job,” said Mayor Linda Cain. She asked if any planned vehicle purchases were being cut from the budget, and Miner said there were not. The total of the 2013-14 budget is $11,873,152, according to the resolution the council adopted. The council also approved a maintenance memorandum of agreement with the state Department of Transportation in which the DOT extended the agreement until Sept. 30, 2014 at the rate of $46,663.72. The DOT intends to reduce the funding, Miner said, and he suggested the city consider alternatives for the highway right-ofways that were involved to
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Scarecrow classes held by Garden Club CHIPLEY — As Fall arrived in Chipley on Sept. 22, so did Chipley Garden Club members Debbie Mitchell and Lyndal Pleas. Sunday afternoon found them downtown decorating lampposts with dried cornstalks and tying on sunflower bows as another of the club’s 3rd Annual Scarecrow Festival activities.
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Left, FFA Advisor Michelle Curts receives a check from the service organization for $300 to go toward the high school’s FFA program. Below, musical entertainment for the evening was provided by the New Life Fellowship Youth Band, as well as other local youth groups, including the Chipley High School Jazz Band, Crossroads.
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The club also hosted two free “Scarecrow Building 101” public workshops at Washington County’s History Museum under the Farmers Market pavilion on Sept. 24. “Building a scarecrow is easy and a wonderful family activity. It’s not rocket science and we are looking forward to seeing lots of entries in the Scarecrow Contest in October,” Festival Chairperson Gweneth Col-
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Consultant Bill Williams discusses Washington County’s chances of receiving RESTORE Act funding with the Board of County Commissioners on Thursday. Randal Seyler | The News
RESTORE from page A1 “The county website hasn’t been updated in months,” said Gothard. “It still has Steve Joyner listed as the county manager.” “I may have a solution,” Bush said. “Can I have a motion that we will put the MSBU information out there as soon as we can find a way of handling the website postings to the website?” Bush said that the county was still in the process of dividing up tasks since the loss of the county IT person, as well as the human resources director and the administrative secretary. “Lets agree that this is a good idea and we’ll make it happen once we get through this transition,” Bush said. The board voted in favor of the motion, except for Gothard, who voted “no.” Consultant Bill Williams with SCG Governmental Affairs of Tallahassee also appeared before the board to give an update on the progress toward securing RESTORE Act funding for Washington County. RESTORE Act funds are federally controlled funds resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010 and which are coming from fines levied against BP for their part in the largest offshore oil spill
in U.S. history. “We were waiting on the Treasury rulings, which came down last week, and we were not precluded,” Williams told the board. Williams was hired in March to serve as the county’s consultant in its bid for RESTORE Act money. “Now we are much closer to having a strong position, with the work of the Water Management District and the Regional Planning Council,” Williams said. The entire state of Florida was declared an impacted coastal zone, and the region that will be eligible for funding may stretch 25-30 miles north into Alabama. The more the Panhandle counties work together, the stronger their claim will be for project funding from the RESTORE Act, Williams said. This was Williams’ first update of the board since he was hired to act as consultant on the county’s behalf for a $5,000 fee. “I, for one, would like to be updated at least once a month,” Abbott told Williams. “Whether it is by email or you coming and meeting with us, I would like be kept better informed about what is going on.” “You’re leading the pack in this area,” Williams said.
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Chipley Garden Club members Debbie Mitchell and Lyndal Pleas decorate lamp posts in preparation for the club’s Scarecrow Festival.
pay from page A1 reduce maintenance. “With those bushes and grass, it takes a lot of maintenance to keep them looking good,” Miner said. He suggested the city consider planting trees in the medians and right-of-ways to make it easier to mow and maintain.
Councilman Kevin Russell asked if the city had the right to change the landscaping on the DOT right-of-ways. Miner said he would look into the matter. “This is something we will want to discuss more at the workshops in the future,” the mayor said.
Qualifying for Council Seats 1, 3, and 5 for the Town of Ebro will begin on October 21- 24, 2013, between 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.Qualifying packets may be picked up at the Ebro Town Hall during normal business hours. You must be a registered voter, and a full time resident within the corporate limits of the Town of Ebro for a minimum of six months. Book closing will be October1, 2013. Election will be held November 19, 2013 at the Ebro Town Hall 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., 6629 Dogtrack Road, Ebro FL 32437. For questions you may contact the Town Clerk during regular hours Monday- Thursday 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., 850-535-2842.
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taching ‘crow parts, stuffing techniques, and making heads. Miss Crow-ella, a “contestant” in the 2012 contest, was on-hand to supervise. Following the classes, five more scarecrows were added to Chipley’s downtown decorations. Roland reminded her students, “Think out of the box! Use your imagination and explore your creativity! Most of the materials we used are recycled or repurposed — why dispose of it when you could build a scarecrow for the contest.” The club says “Thank You” to Museum Director Dorothy Odom for providing facilities for classes and opening the museum and to Jerry and Lynelle Morris for providing the cornstalks this year. The 3rd Annual Scarecrow Festival will be held Saturday, October 19 from 9AM until 3PM, in conjunction with Washington County Historical Society’s Fall Into History Fest. If you would like more information about the festival, entry forms/rules and scarecrow building suggestions, please call 260-4049.
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services to those living in Sunny Hills, as well as pay down the $1.66 million in debt — a loan that is not scheduled to be paid off until 2028. The board reduced services to lighting, some contracted mowing, and intends to put all the remaining money raised by the MSBU toward paying off the community’s debt. “I know $96 doesn’t sound like a lot of money, but my thought process was on the website itself,” Commissioner Todd Abbott said. “We already have a county website. Why can’t we post that information ourselves and save that money?” Abbott said it was a good idea to have the financials of the MSBU publicized so the community can track where its fees are going and how the debt is being paid off. “I think it was a very good suggestion on Commissioner (Lynn) Gothard’s behalf,” he said. “Who dictates what goes on the county website?” Commissioner Charles Brock asked. “Who is in charge of it now?” County Coordinator David Corbin is now in charge of the county websites since he is doing the duties of the former county manager, Brock was told.
The Garden Club hosted two free “Scarecrow Building 101” public workshops at Washington County’s History Museum under the Farmers Market pavilion.
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Chipley woman wins $250,000 Mega Millions prize From Staff Reports CHIPLEY — The Florida Lottery announced Wednesday that Glenda Faye Taylor, 68, of Chipley, claimed a $250,000 prize in the Sept. 17, Mega Millions drawing. The Florida Lottery has had seven $250,000 winners since the Mega Millions game launched in May. Taylor purchased her winning ticket at HandiMart, located at 1230 Main St. in Chipley. Had she purchased a Megaplier for an
additional $1, the winning ticket would have been worth $1 million, according to a news release from the Florida Lottery. Mega Millions tickets cost $1 per play. A Megaplier, which multiplies non-jackpot prizes, can be added for an additional $1 per play. The jackpot starts at $12 million and rolls over until the jackpot is won. Players win by matching the five white ball numbers (1-56) and the golden Mega Ball number (1-46). There are eight other ways
to win non-jackpot prizes ranging from $2 to $250,000 or up to $1 million if the ticket includes Megaplier. The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are approximately 1 in 40. The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday, Sept. 27, with a $173 million jackpot. Mega Millions drawings are Tuesday and Friday nights at 10 p.m. Winning numbers are available online at www. flalottery.com, at retailers statewide and by phone at 850-921-PLAY.
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Rain Barrel Workshop planned Special to the News CHIPLEY — Harvesting your own rain water in rain barrels can save a considerable amount in garden irrigation costs. Saving and using rain water also reduces storm water runoff reducing pollution. Purchasing a manufactured rain barrel from a garden supplier can cost over $100. You can learn how to build one of your own for only $40 if you come to our rain barrel building workshop in Washington County. So, flush high irrigation bills down the drain and build a rain barrel! Find
out how at our workshop scheduled to be held from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday, Oct. 12 All supplies will be furnished by the UF IFAS Extension Washington County Master Gardeners at a cost of only $40/person/barrel. Cost to audit the class without making a rain barrel is $10. The workshop will be located at the UF IFAS Extension Washington County office, 1424 Jackson Ave. Chipley, Florida in the East Wing Conference Room. Call Matthew Orwat or Cynthia Jackley at the Washington County Extension Office to register at 638-6180 or email Matthew at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Faith EVENTS New Bethany Open Mic Sing VERNON — New Bethany Assembly of God Church will be holding an Open Mic Sing today, Sept. 28. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. with the sing to follow. The church is locates at Hinson’s Crossroads in Vernon. For more information call Brother Leon Jenkins at 773-3003.
Gap Pond Freewill Baptist Gospel Sing SUNNY HILLS — Gap Pond Freewill Baptist Church will be having a fellowship gospel sing today, Sept. 28. The Sing starts at 6:30 pm and there will be a late covered dish dinner immediately following the sing. We will be having an open mike for anyone wishing to sing. Everyone is welcome. Please come, sing, and fellowship with us. The church is located at 1980 Gap Blvd., Sunny Hills. If you would like to sing come join us we’ll be glad to hear you. For more information, please contact Doris Burnsed at 265-3080.
Benefit Lunch Plate Sale BONIFAY — Benefit Lunch Plate Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5p.m. today, Sept. 28, to help pay for funeral expenses for Ronnie Harris. Plates will includes pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw, bread, cake and sweet tea. Deliveries will be made in the Bonifay area. For more information, to donate or to place orders call Martha Bryant at 547-5947.
New Bayview Church Peanut Boil BONIFAY — New Bayview Church of God of Prophecy will hold their annual Peanut Boil at 6 p.m. today, Sept. 28. The featured group will be One Heart from Bonifay. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a time of singing and fellowship. The church is located at 1097 New Bayview Church Road North of Bonifay. For more information call Pastor Terry or Silvia Foskey at 547-3968.
The Shelley Family to perform CHIPLEY — The First Presbyterian Church will host The Shelly Family at 2 p.m., on Sunday, Sept. 29. The Shelly Family will be preforming southern gospel music using a live band and sound tracks. The church is located at 658 Fifth Street in Chipley.
Hickory Hill Homecoming WESTVILLE — Hickory Hill Baptist Church will be holding its 62nd Annual Homecoming on Sunday, Sept. 29. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Special music will be by the Drummond Family Band, an acclaimed gospel group based in Chipley, and spreads their music throughout the Southeast. For more information call 956-4116.
New Bethany Pastor Appreciation VERNON — New Bethany Assembly of God Church will be holding Pastor Appreciation day on Sunday, Sept. 29. The speaker will be Brother Timothy Jenkins. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. For more information call Brother Leon Jenkins at 773-3003.
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Adopting a new belief system When someone takes on a new belief, we often say that he or she has “adopted” that belief. What an interesting — and appropriate — choice of language. Adopting a new family member is never a frivolous decision. It requires thought, determination and planning. Just as a family doesn’t select new members by accident, people don’t choose beliefs randomly. While a few religious groups permit converts to join SHANNON immediately, most SEYLER don’t. Someone in my Faithfully Yours family underwent a religious conversion that required over a year’s worth of classes and special preparation. Even if converts are accepted straightaway, they’re expected to understand the obligations into which they’re entering. Any ethical religious group will try to ensure that converts join with proper intentions, not merely due to family (or peer) pressure and similarly invalid motivations. In a family, the adoption process can involve classes, background checks, and other special preparations. In the case of remarriage, when children from previous relationships are adopted, it requires thought, commitment and the knowledge that the blended family will actually work. The psychological welfare of both the children and parents must be considered. Adoption means not only loving new family members, but assuming responsibility for them. Adopting a belief also involves responsibility. A spiritual path isn’t merely a viewpoint, but a way of life.
NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: WORLD BICYCLE RELIEF In many areas, people don’t have access to motorized vehicles, and can’t even afford to own or maintain a bicycle. In some countries, it’s rare for women and girls to own bicycles, rendering them unable to attend school, hold jobs or otherwise escape homebound lives of domestic servitude and forced early marriages. Even health care workers, teachers and other professionals frequently lack basic transportation. Some children walk several hours each way just to attend school, a journey made far easier with bicycles. World Bicycle Relief has provided thousands of bikes to those in need. They build bicycles suited for the terrain of the area where they’ll be used, and train people in bicycle care and mechanics. Health care, education, work, and life in general has improved for the recipients of these bikes. A simple bicycle, an object we often take for granted, can help change people’s lives. World Bicycle Relief http://worldbicyclerelief.org 1333 N. Kingsbury Ave., 4th Floor Chicago, IL 60642 (312) 664-3836 Adopting a child affects not only the parents, but the entire family. The adoption of a faith affects not only a believer, but the whole spiritual community. Neither families nor religions exist in a vacuum. In both cases, the group affects the members, and the members affect the group. You’re responsible for bettering your community. That includes the smaller communities of your family and belief system. What are you doing to improve your community? If your answer is “I don’t know,” give it some thought. Try improving the groups to which you belong, whether religious or secular. An adopted child brings a special contribution to his or her new family, just as adoptive parents bring love and nurturing to
their new child. Similarly, members of religious organizations should try to improve their spiritual family. Don’t join a group and then expect it to do all of the work for you. If you’re content with your current belief or philosophy, and have no intention whatsoever of changing it, that’s great. Just strive to better your community. The community in question can be your family, spiritual group, club, town, or nation. You wouldn’t adopt new family members without the intent of improving their lives, so don’t adopt a belief system without giving something back to it. If we treated every new viewpoint with the seriousness of an actual adoption, we might select our beliefs more carefully.
Community CALENDAR 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. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Children’s education day 4th Saturday of every month North Bay Clan Tribal Grounds, 1560 Lonnie Road.
SUNDAY 8 p.m.: Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in the board room at Graceville-Campbellton Hospital in Graceville.
MONDAY 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides bingo, exercise, games, activities, hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 6386217. Donations accepted. 6 p.m.: Third Monday Holmes/Washington Relay For Life Meeting at Patillos 6-7:30 p.m.: Salvation Army Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Program (SADVP) hosts a domestic violence support group at the SADVP Rural Outreach office, 1461 S. Railroad Ave., Apartment 1, in Chipley. Call Emma or Jess at 415-5999.
TUESDAY 8 to 9 a.m.: Tai Chi Class at the Washington County Public Library, Chipley Branch 8 to 10 a.m.: Church Fellowship Breakfasts at Around the Corner Grill. Breakfast provided. All
denominations welcome. 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 6386217. Donations accepted. Noon: Chipley Kiwanis Club meeting. Noon: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting, New Life Assembly Fellowship Hall, Chipley. 5 p.m.: BINGO at St. Joseph Catholic Church games start at 6:25 p.m. Call Peg Russ at 638-451 6 p.m.: Holmes County Commission meets second Tuesdays. 7 p.m.: Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Blessed Trinity Catholic Church on County Road 177A
WEDNESDAY 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: The Vernon Historical Society Museum is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meetings are fourth Wednesdays at 2 p.m. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 1 p.m.: Line dancing, Washington Council on Aging in Chipley. 7 p.m.: Depression and Bipolar Support Group meets at First Baptist Church educational annex building in Bonifay. Call 547-4397.
THURSDAY 7:30 a.m.: Washington County Chamber of Commerce breakfast every third Thursday 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.: Amazing Grace Church USDA Food Distribution
every third Thursday (Holmes County Residents Only) 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Money Sense at Goodwill Career Training Center; call 638-0093; every third Thursday 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides hot meals and socialization. 10:30 a.m.: Chipley Library preschool story time. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 11 a.m.: Care Givers Support group meets third Thursdays at the First Presbyterian Church at 4437 Clinton St. in Marianna. Noon: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting at New Life Assembly Fellowship Hall, Chipley 1 p.m.: Caregivers Meeting at Washington County Council on Aging in Chipley for more information call 638-6216 2 p.m.: Writers Group meets the first Thursday of each month (unless a holiday) at the Chipley Library 4 p.m.: Holmes County Historical Society 2nd Thursday of each month. 6 p.m.: TOPS meets at 7 p.m. with weigh in at 6 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church 6 p.m.: The Holmes County Historical Society meets first Thursdays at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend. 6 p.m.: Washington County Council on Aging Line Dancing Class for more information call 638-6216 6:30 p.m.: T.O.P.S. Mt. Olive Baptist Church on State Road 79 North. 7 p.m.: Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Blessed Trinity Catholic Church on County Road 177A
Library HOURS WAUSAU Monday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday: 1-6 p.m. Wednesday: Closed Thursday: 1-6 p.m. Friday-Sunday: Closed
HOLMES COUNTY Monday: Closed Tuesday-Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday: 8 a.m. to noon Sunday: Closed
WASHINGTON COUNTY Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday-Sunday: Closed
VERNON Monday: Closed Tuesday-Wednesday: 1-6 p.m. Thursday: Closed Friday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday: Closed
SUNNY HILLS Monday: 1-6 p.m. Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 1-6 p.m. Thursday-Sunday: Closed
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Community EVENTS Alford Community Health Clinic
prizes. The home site is located at 1225 Highway 163 in Westville. For more information call Mary Jo ALFORD — Alford Craft at 956-2596 or Wayne Community Health Clinic (ACHC) will be open from 10 Ingalls 334-898-1115. a.m. until the last patient is seen today, Sept. 28. ACHC Swindle Reunion is a free clinic for patients VERNON — The Swindle who do not have medical Reunion will be held today, insurance and who meet Sept. 28, at Lakeview federal income guidelines. United Methodist Church All patients are urged on Pate Pond Rd. All to sign-in before 11 a.m. relatives and friends are The clinic is staffed by qualified physicians, nurses cordially invited. Bring a covered dish for lunch at and courteous assistants 12 Noon. Come early and dedicated to providing enjoy the fellowship. quality health care to those with short-term illnesses, as well as chronic conditions. Engel 64 Quart Appointments are Cooler Raffle for available by telephoning 263-7106 or 209-5501, Relay For Life and walk-ins are always CHIPLEY — There will be a welcome. Alford Community Raffle to benefit the Relay Health Clinic is located for Life for a Engel 64 Quart two blocks east of Hwy 231 Cooler. Tickets are $5 a in Alford, at 1770 Carolina ticket or $20 for five tickets. Street, and is usually on Tickets are available the second and fourth at Wells Fargo Bank in Saturdays of each month. Chipley. The drawing will be
WESTVILLE — The 8th Annual Lara Ingalls Picnic will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Sept. 28, at the site marker of the Ingalls home site. Bring your favorite food and a lawn chair. The chicken will be provided. There will be a costume contest, talent contest, special singing and door
held on Sept. 30.
will be $10.
Financial Planning Class CHIPLEY — A Financial Planning Class from 8 to 11 a.m., on Oct. 5, at Sandhills Baptist Church. For more information call 773-8900.
Rockin Rodeo Round Up BONIFAY — Rockin Rodeo Round Up, Craft and Vendor Expo, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Oct. 5 at the Holmes County Ag Center. Spots are available inside or outside. For more information call 585-0030.
Rett Syndrome Awareness Bull Run BETHLEHEM — The Bethlehem High School Cheerleaders will be hosting the 2013 Bull Run on Oct. 15 to help support Rett Syndrome Awareness. Registration will be at 7:15 a.m. and the race will start at 8 a.m., at Middlebrooks Park. This will be a 5K run/walk with a fun run for children. The cost of the race is $25 and the fun run
The Crafty Sisters of Vernon, Florida have combined skills to make a variety of homemade crafts. Wreaths, Woodwork, Crochet items and many more are available. Now featuring Halloween, Fall and Christmas crafts.
Saturday, Oct. 5th, 2013• 9am
C&C Bookkeeping and Tax Service. Open 5 days a week. 8 am to 4 pm. Call (850)638-1483 C&C Bookkeeping and Tax Service. Open 5 days a week. 8:00am-4:00pm. Call (850)638-1483
LIttle Hands Learning Center in Ponce De L e o n . O p e n Monday-Friday 6:30a.m.-5:30 p.m. We have openings. Call (850)307-2828.
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. 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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and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s 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 decedent’s 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. N O T W I T H S TA N D I N G THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT’S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is: September 28, 2013 CAROLYN T. LEBOEUF, ESQ. Attorney for Personal Representative Carolyn@tallahasseeattorneys.com Florida Bar No. 0362409 Tallahassee, Florida 32301 909 East Park Avenue Phone: (850) 222-2000 Fax: (850) 222-9757
The church is located at 1097 New Bayview Church Road, north of Bonifay.
IN RE: ESTATE OF PEARLETHA REGINA
BONIFAY — The Washington-Holmes Domestic Violence Task Force is partnering with Doctors Memorial Hospital to have their first ever Domestic Violence Awareness Walk from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Oct. 11 at Doctors Memorial Hospital in honor/memory of victims and survivors of domestic violence. For more information contact Chair Missy Lee at 596-3288 or visit their Facebook page at Washington-Holmes Domestic Violence Task Force.
Opening Oct. 1, 2013 • 9am 3005 Main St. • Vernon, FL
New Bayview Church of God Prophecy will hold their annual Peanut Boil at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 28. The featured group will be One Heart from Bonifay. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a time of singing and fellowship.
10-3421 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION
Domestic Violence Awareness Walk
The Crafty Sisters
NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Pearletha Regina Hamilton, deceased, whose date of death was August 4, 2012; File Number 13-CP-055 is pending in the Circuit Court for Washington County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 1293 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, Florida 32428. The names and addresses of the personal representative
County High School Senior Adult Luncheon will be held at 11 a.m., on Oct. 8, at Bailey’s Surf and Turf in Chipley. Call Carlton or Kathy Treadwell at 5473526 by Oct 5 if you plan to attend. The restaurant needs an approximate number of attendees.
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HAMILTON, File No. 13-CP-055 Deceased.
Hop2It 4-H Club Meeting
CHIPLEY — Hop2It 4-H Club will have its first club Vernon High School meeting of the year at 5:30 Class of 1998 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 8, in VERNON — The 15 year the Ag Center East Wing. reunion for the VHS Class of This club is for kids 1998 will be hold at 11 a.m., interested in learning more on Oct. 5. We will be riding about rabbits, breeds, how in the parade and attending to care for and how to show the game on Friday. For them. Youth don’t have to more information contact own a rabbit to participate Heather Wells at 527-0842. in the club. Youth will also need to enroll in Washington County 4-H at http://florida.4honline.com. 87th Annual For more information, Kent-Collin Reunion contact 4-H Club Leader, Angie Bush, at 326-4749 BLACK, Ala. — Relatives or email boxwoodacres@ and friends are invited hotmail.com. to the 87th Annual KentCollins Family Reunion at 10 a.m., on Oct. 6, at the HCHS Senior Adult Black Community Center in Luncheon Black, Ala. Please bring a covered CHIPLEY — The Holmes
WESTVILLE — Pine Log Fire and Rescue will be holding a Rodeo Dance beginning at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct 2. Performing will be Nashville recording artist Shane Owens. Tickets are $10 per person. There will also be fish plates available from 5 to 7 p.m., for $9. The plates will include
For more information, call Pastor Terry or Silvia Foskey at (850) 547-3968.
dish to share at lunch and any photos or mementos. For more information call Betty Collins Paulding at 334-692-3375.
Kenneth Hamilton Personal Representative 2124 Oakdale Circle Dothan, Alabama 36303 As published in the Washington County News September 28, October 5, 2013. 8-3293 Notice of Application for Tax Deed Notice is hereby given that, Ken Barfield FBO, Ciras Non Taxable, the holder of the following certificate, has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number 1507 Year of Issuance 2006 Parcel Number: 02-0299-0024 Description of Property: Lot 24, Block 299, Sunny Hills Unit 2, a Subdivision according to the plat therefore, as recorded in Plat Book 2 Pages 28-37, of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida Name in which Assessed: Michael A. Elliott aka Michael A. Miazga, Joseph A. Miazga, and Christina Labato Said property being in Washington Co., Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on October 30, 2013 at 10:00 AM. Dated this 17th, day of September, 2013. Linda Hayes Cook, Clerk of Court, Wash-
ington Co. FL. By: Kayla Everett, Deputy Clerk WARNING: There are unpaid taxes on property which you own or you have legal interest. The property will be sold at public auction on October 30, 2013 unless the back taxes are paid in full. To make arrangements for payment or to receive further information, contact the Clerk of Court immediately at PO Box 647, 1293 Jackson Ave, Chipley, FL 32428 or phone 850-638-6008 ext 244. Amount to Redeem for September $2,856.89 Amount to Redeem for October $2,898.32 IN US CURRENCY ONLY. NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED Cashier’s checks, money orders, and Western Union are the only other alternative accepted. As published in the Washington Co News Sept. 21, Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and Oct. 12, 2013. 8-3290 Notice of Application for Tax Deed Notice is hereby given that, Ken Barfield FBO, Ciras Non Taxable, the holder of the following certificate, has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number 1516 Year of Issuance 2006 Parcel Number: 03-0285-0012 Description of Property: And being further described in O.R. Book 616 Page 341 as: ✳
Lot 12, Block 285, Sunny Hills Unit 3, a Subdivision according to the Plat therefore, as recorded in Plat Book 2 Pages 38-41, of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida Name in which Assessed: Lawman Investments, Inc. Said property being in Washington Co., Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on October 30, 2013 at 10:00 AM. Dated this 17th, day of September, 2013. Linda Hayes Cook, Clerk of Court, Washington Co. FL. By: Kayla Everett, Deputy Clerk WARNING: There are unpaid taxes on property which you own or you have legal interest. The property will be sold at public auction onOctober 30, 2013 unless the back taxes are paid in full. To make arrangements for payment or to receive further information, contact the Clerk of Court immediately at PO Box 647, 1293 Jackson Ave, Chipley, FL 32428 or phone 850-638-6008 ext 244. Amount to Redeem for September $4,350.26 Amount to Redeem for August $4,413.09 IN US CURRENCY ONLY. NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED Cashier’s checks, money orders, and Western Union are the only other alternative accepted. As published in the Washington Co News Sept. 21, Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and Oct. 12, 2013
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8-3292 Notice of Application for Tax Deed Notice is hereby given that, Ken Barfield FBO, Ciras Non Taxable, the holder of the following certificate, has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number 449 Year of Issuance 2006 Parcel Number: 00-2703-0000 Description of Property: And being further described in Deed Book 96 Page 354 as: A parcel of land bounded by Beginning at a point on the Southern boundary line of Graceville Avenue 210 feet East of the Southeast corner of the intersection of said Avenue and Eight Street and running thence South 250 feet; thence East to Western boundary line of the Right of way of the old A.W. F. Railroad; thence along said Western boundary line to the Southern boundary line of Graceville Avenue; thence West along said Southern boundary line to the Point of Beginning, being in Section 33,Township 5 North, Range 13 West and being a part of the Hagerman Addition to the Town of Chipley,Florida,plat of which is on file in the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Washington County, Florida. LESS AND EXCEPT lands described in Official Records Book 233, Page 1238. Name in which Assessed: Henry Belser,
Gertrude Belser, Inez Belser, & Henry Belser, Jr. Said property being in Washington Co., Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on October 30, 2013 at 10:00 AM. Dated this 17th, day of September, 2013. Linda Hayes Cook, Clerk of Court, Washington Co. FL. By: Kayla Everett, Deputy Clerk WARNING: There are unpaid taxes on property which you own or you have legal interest. The property will be sold at public auction on October 30, 2013 unless the back taxes are paid in full. To make arrangements for payment or to receive further information, contact the Clerk of Court immediately at PO Box 647, 1293 Jackson Ave, Chipley, FL 32428 or phone 850-638-6008 ext 244. Amount to Redeem for September $2,883.16 Amount to Redeem for October $2,925.01 IN US CURRENCY ONLY. NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED Cashier’s checks, money orders, and Western Union are the only other alternative accepted. As published in the Washington Co News Sept. 21, Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and Oct. 12, 2013. 8-3362 Notice of Application for Tax Deed Notice is hereby given that, Daryl R or Angela R Dockery, the holder of the following certificate, has filed said cer-
8th Annual Lara Ingalls Picnic
catfish, cole slaw, cheese grits, hush puppies, dessert and tea. All proceeds will benefit the fire department.
tificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number 1572 Year of Issuance 2006 Parcel Number: 04-1643-0008 Description of Property Lot 8, Block 1643, REPLAT OF BLOCK 183 OF SUNNY HILLS UNIT 4 a Subdivision according to the plat therefore, as recorded in Plat Book 3 Page 83 of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida. Name in which Assessed: Luis Traetino Sanches & Yuraima De Traetino Said property being in Washington Co., Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on October 30, 2013 at 10:00 AM. Dated this 17th, day of September, 2013. Linda Hayes Cook, Clerk of Court, Washington Co. FL. By: Kayla Everett, Deputy Clerk WARNING: There are unpaid taxes on property which you own or you have legal interest. The property will be sold at public auction on October 30, 2013 unless the back taxes are paid in full. To make arrangements for payment or to receive further information, contact the Clerk of Court immediately at PO Box 647, 1293 Jackson Ave, Chipley, FL 32428 or phone ✳
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9-3419 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2012-CA-000107 VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., a Tennessee corporation authorized to transact business in Florida Plaintiff, vs. TEODORO R. MARTINEZ A/K/A TEODORO MARTINEZ, TERA S. GEDEON A/K/A TERA GEDEON A/K/A TERA SUZANNE GEDEON A/K/A TARA SUZANNE GEDEON, UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF 1738 Old Mill Road, Chipley, FL. 32428, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TEODORO R. MARTINEZ A/K/A TEODORO MARTINEZ and UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TERA S. GEDEON A/K/A TERA GEDEON A/K/A TERA SUZANNE GEDEON A/K/A TARA SUZANNE GEDEON Defendants. CLERK’S NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Plaintiff’s Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on November 20, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. (EST), at WASHINGTON County Courthouse: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT MARKING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY, FLORIDA, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES, 37 MINUTES, 25 SECONDS EAST, 665.63 FEET TO THE EAST LINE OF THE WEST 1/2 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST, W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES, 37 MINUTES, 03 SECONDS WEST, 724.23 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 00 DEGREES, 37 MINUTES, 03 SECONDS WEST, 255.27 FEET TO THE NORTHERLY SIDE OF A GRADED COUNTY ROAD (OLD MILL ROAD); THENCE DEPARTING SAID RIGHT OF WAY, RUN NORTH 15 DEGREES, 35 MINUTES, 44 SECONDS WEST, 255.53 FEET; THENCE NORTH 79 DEGREES, 18 MINUTES, 26 SECONDS EAST, 181.82 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Property Address: 1738 Old Mill Road, Chipley, FL 32428 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTERST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated: August 30, 2013. Linda Hayes Cook, CLERK W A S H I N G TONCOUNTY CIRCUIT COURT By: K. McDaniel Deputy Clerk AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator by mail at P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, FL 32402 or by phone at (850) 747-5338 at least seven (7) days before your secheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, please call 711. CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true and correct copy of the foregoing has been furnished by United States Mail, this August 30, 2013 to TEODORO R. MARTINEZ A/K/A TEODORO MARTINEZ 1738 OLD MILL ROAD CHIPLEY, FL 32428 TERA S. GEDEON A/K/A TERA GEDEON A/K/A TERA SUZANNE GEDEON A/K/A TARA SUZANNE GEDEON 1738 OLD MILL ROAD CHIPLEY, FL 32428 SONYA K. DAWS, ESQ. QUINTAIROS, PIETO, ✳
WOOD & BOYER, P.A. 215 S. MONROE ST. SUITE 600 TALLAHASSEE, FL 32301 E M A I L : SERVICECOPIES@QPWBLAW.COM As published in the Washington County News on September 21, 2013 and September 28, 2013. Notice of Application for Tax Deed Notice is hereby given that, Ken Barfield FBO Ciras Non Taxable, the holder of the following certificate, has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number 1313 Year of Issuance 2006 Parcel Number: 01-0089-0007 Description of Property Lot 7,Block 89,Sunny Hills Unit 1,a subdivision according To the Plat therefore, as recorded in Plat Book 2 Pages 9-27,of the Public Records of Washington County, Florida Name in which Assessed: John Dickinson Said property being in Washington Co., Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on October 30, 2013 at 10:00 AM. Dated this 17th, day of September, 2013. Linda Hayes Cook, Clerk of Court, Washington Co. FL. By: Kayla Everett, Deputy Clerk WARNING: There are unpaid taxes on property which you own or you have legal interest. The property will be sold at public auction on October 30, 2013 unless the back taxes are paid in full. To make arrangements for payment or to receive further information, contact the Clerk of Court immediately at PO Box 647, 1293 Jackson Ave, Chipley, FL 32428 or phone 850-638-6008 ext 244. Amount to Redeem for September $ 3,730.02 Amount to Redeem for October $3,783.93 IN US CURRENCY ONLY. NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED Cashier’s checks, money orders, and Western Union are the only other alternative accepted. As published in the Washington Co News Sept. 21, Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and Oct. 12, 2013. Notice of Application for Tax Deed Notice is hereby given that, Ken Barfield FBO, Ciras Non Taxable, the holder of the following certificate, has filed said certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number 0247 Year of Issuance 2006 Parcel Number: 00-1048-0000 Description of Property: And being further described in O.R. Book 184 Page 254 as: That lot or parcel of land starting at a point on what would be the East side of that street running North and South along or immediately East of the East line of Section 4, Township 4 North, Range 13 West, commonly called East Boulevard in said city, were said North and South street extended south to the Louisville & Nashville Railroad Right of way, which point is on the South side of Church Avenue, thence run South 100 feet, thence run East 100 feet, thence run North 100 feet, more or less, to the South side of said Church Avenue, thence run West along said Church Avenue 100 feet to the Point of Beginning. Being in and apart of the SW ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section 3, Township 4 North, and Range 13 West. Name in which Assessed: Debbie Lynn Brown Said property being in Washington Co., Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to the law, the property described shall be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on October 30, 2013 at 10:00 AM. Dated this 17th, day of September, 2013. Linda Hayes Cook, Clerk of Court, Washington Co. FL. By: Kayla Everett, Deputy Clerk WARNING: There are unpaid taxes on property which you own or you have legal interest. The property will be sold at public auction on October 30, 2013 unless the back taxes are paid in full. To make arrangements for payment or to receive further information, contact the Clerk of Court immediately at PO Box 647, 1293 Jackson Ave, Chipley, FL 32428 or phone 850-638-6008 ext 244. Amount to Redeem for September $2,216.84 Amount to Redeem for October $2,249.08
IN US CURRENCY ONLY. NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED Cashier’s checks, money orders, and Western Union are the only other alternative accepted. As published in the Washington Co News Sept. 28, Oct. 5, Oct. 12, and Oct. 19, 2013.
RODEO CAMPING: Great locations and mowed clean. Sights starting 100 yards on S. Depot St., McGee and Folmer Ave. Also 2 private lots. $10 per night. Horses, RV, tents w e l c o m e ! (850)547-3630.
A/C DUCT fabricators mandatory 5 yrs. Experience possession available immediately (850) 638-3611 Logistics/Transport
WANTED; Musical Instruments of any kind in any condition. Piano, banjoes, drums, guitars, amps. LESSONS. Covington Music, Chipley. 850-638-5050.
Are you looking to make extra money? Home delivery carriers needed in Marianna, Fountain, Bayou George, & Youngstown Great opportunity to own your own BUSINESS
For Sale. 3 Nigerian Dwarf Goats. $300.00. 850-535-2585 or 850-381-7517.
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The News Herald offers an excellent benefit package including vacation, sick leave, 401(k), medical, dental, vision, life insurance. Pick up an application at The News Herald, 501 W. 11th Street, or send resume to email@example.com. EOE, Drug-free workplace Web ID#: 34265881 Text FL65881 to 56654
Dead Readying/Yard Sale. 1010 6th Ave., Graceville FL 63440. 850-263-6768. Inside house sale. Everything must go!. Weds Oct 2-Sat Oct 5, from 7:00AM-5:00PM. Bring own bags!
ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS MANAGER This position will oversee, coordinate, & manage the daily operation & maintenance of the enterprise administrative systems to support the students, faculty, & staff of GCSC. Develop & manage priorities & timelines for features enhancements, new products & advanced implementations of existing modules. Supervise a team of programmer/analysts & operations staff, & continue to serve as the College’s coordinator of the cross-departmental users’ group team that supports the enterprise administrative system called the Lighthouse system by the College. Requires: Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management with IT or project planning focus, Business with IT or project planning focus or related field. 3-4 years of relevant experience.
Fri. & Sat. Sept 27th/ 28th. Hwy 79 South in Washington Co. @ caution light just south of I-10 in Bonifay. Turn East on Douglas Ferry Rd. Follow signs to Davidson Rd. GARAGE SALE 910 Hwy 90, Chipley. Fri 9/27-Sat. 9/28. Also selling BBQ Buggy and Portable Smoker.
LARGE ABANDONED GOODS SALE: Like a big flea market, but yard sale prices. Friday and Saturday, October 4th & 5th, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Located on the bypass (Maple Avenue) Geneva, Ala. Near Courthouse. Yard Sale at 730 Sewell Farms Road on Saturday September 28 7:00 until. 4 miles east of 77 off Highway 90. Lots of kids clothes, toys, household items and much more.
Sept. 28th and 29th Nat’l Peanut Fest. Bldg. 5622 US Hwy 231 S Dothan, Alabama OVER 275 TABLES Saturday 9-5pm Sunday 10-4pm Info: 334-279-9895 Text FL66361 to 56654
Additional info: www.gulfcoast.edu/hr. Gulf Coast State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of any federally protected class in its programs, activities or employment. GCSC Equity Officer 850-872-3866 GCSC is an EA/EO/M/F/Vet employer. GCSC Equity Office 850.873.3516
Regional Information Technology Director The Panama City News Herald, Halifax Media is seeking an experienced IT Director to manage systems for two daily, five semi-weekly, three weekly newspapers and an internet portal. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or engineering and six to ten years progressive experience. Prior newspaper experience a plus. General areas of responsibility include: content, management and financial information systems, word processing and office automation, data and voice communications and subsystems particular to the newspaper industry, support for web-based graphics programs. Specific duties include: analyzes the organizations’ information and telecommunications systems as a basis for recommendations to improve and enhance the systems’ capabilities; coordinates with the enterprise IT team to implement the selection, and completion of new IS and telecommunications systems to accommodate growing needs of the region; identifying priorities for development, enhancement and maintenance of application areas; developing and implementing a uniform region-wide strategy for equipment, operating systems and communications; developing annual budgets for hardware, software and any capital purchases region-wide; oversees maintenance of servers and computer hardware for the region. The Regional IT Director hires and oversees system support specialists across the region to ensure they are up-to-date on latest IT developments. Some travel is required. Halifax Media offers a competitive benefit plan including health, vision, dental, life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, 401(k) savings plan, paid vacation and sick leave and holidays. We will accept resumes until October 11, 2013.
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1567 Piney Grove Rd in Chipley Mon-Fri 8-6pm Sat 8-4pm 850-638-5002 260-5003/527-3380
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Who will be responsible for leading and creating integrated multi-media sales strategies to drive revenue across multiple platforms. We are seeking a passionate, highly organized team player who will effectively train and motivate the sales team, using sales planners, the 5-step sales process and consistent accountability to drive their success. The Sales Manager will be creative, yet analytical. Responsibilities: z Meets or exceeds sales and revenue goals. z Advocates the methodical & standardized 5-step sales approach to buyers. This approach includes planning & preparing for the call, needs analyses, building a compelling solution, developing and closing an effective sales presentation, and following up to ensure client satisfaction. z Communicates and advocates the company’s vision for a world class sales team, excelling at building active accounts with solutions from a diverse product and services portfolio. Develops and consistently supports staff development by providing clear expectations, tools and training, sales goals, accountability and frequent feedback. z Collaborates with other managers to generate new sales ideas and stays abreast of product and platformchanges. z Develops sales team, striving for world class execution and results. This includes training/coaching, use of data in sales presentations, creating a vision and integrated sales campaigns for the client, producing sales presentations, and using analytics to measure the solution’s ROI for the client. Requirements: z Bachelor’s degree or comparable experience. z Proven record of successful leadership in a goal-oriented, highly accountable environment. z Successful record of team building and leadership. z Excellent organizational and analytical skills. The ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities is essential. z Digital sales experience. Proven digital sales management experiences. z A deep and broad understanding of the market and competition z Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills. z Proficient PC skills including Microsoft applications Excel and Word. In addition, must be well versed in digital sales tools, including job boards, search, email, social marketing and analytics. z Demonstrated innovation, leadership, communication, and staff development skills. Possesses ability to coach and be coached. z Strong ethical standards and integrity are a must. z Understanding of research tools is a huge plus. z Ensures that the business unit meets and/or exceeds revenue expectations z Proven sales management experience All full-time employees are eligible for health & dental insurance, Life/ AD&D/Long-term disability Insurance, 401k plan, and paid time off. In addition, we offer: Performance/Incentive Based Pay Scale Friendly Team Environment Supportive & Motivating Staff to help you succeed Positive, Professional, and Upbeat work environment We promote from within!
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Get 5% discount on your monthly rent. Contact Robert Smith, manager, Cedar Gardens Community Mobile Home Park at (850)373-8256.
HUNTING LAND for rent or lease, 1 year or 5 years, 160 acres or 300 acres. For more information call (850)638-1911 or (850)326-0044. Newly Renovated 3BD/2BA MH 3/4 mile from Elementary School. On Hwy 177A. Family oriented park. $500/mth. Call (850)547-3746. Very nice 3/Br,2/Ba MH. Just off Brickyard Rd. Nice area, nice yard. Sorry, no pets. Day phone 8-5, (850)638-4630, night (850)638-1434.
Space for rent downtown Chipley. (850)638-1918 Retail Store Space available.Main Street. Downtown Chipley. 850-638-1918
4BR Home & 2BR Executive Apartment, f u r n i s h e d . $1200/$900/mth. Bonifay. Private, well maintained. Includes W&D. Lawn maintenance & water provided. (850)547-2096. FOR RENT 1B/R apartment, convenient location in Chipley. No pets. 850-638-4640 For Rent: Bright 2BR/2BA screened porch Townhouse apartment. Non-Smoker, references. Good location Bonifay Area 850-547-3494 or 850-532-2177 Mandi Lea Apartments in Vernon, 2/BR. Financial Assistance available if qualified. 638-4640. Ridgewood Apartments of Bonifay Studio and 2 Bdr Units $375-475/mo Includes City Util (850)557-7732
Web ID#: 34266370 Text FL66340 to 56654
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HEAVY EQUIPMENT Operator Training! Bulldozers, Backhoes, Excavators. 3 Weeks Hands On Program. Local Job Placement Assistance. National Certifications. GI Bill Benefits Eligible. 1-866362-6497
In our organization, we offer the following to our outside sales - Account Executives: Fantastic Benefits and Compensation Program Commissions and Bonus New hire and ongoing training and development
Salary Range starts at $62,000k Deadline to apply: 10/11/2013
EXPERIENCED OTR Flatbed Drivers earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to Qualified drivers. Home most weekends. Call: (843)266-3731 / www.bulldoghiway.com. EOE
The Panama City News Herald is currently looking for outside sales representatives and account executives who have a background in outside sales, B2B, and business development. If you are in sales and are confident in your sales abilities, then this opportunity may be for you. We are looking for energetic sales reps and account executives with 2+ years of B2B outside sales and business development experience who would like an opportunity as an Outside Sales Rep with our company.
Responsibilities: z Preparing for appointments all travel is local and typically within a 50 mile radius of your office z Meeting daily with owners of small to medium sized businesses with the goal of marketing and securing Business z Conducting our “solutions based” approach to qualifying potential business for new sales leads in between appointments and during networking opportunities z Contacting Sales Coordinator with feedback from appointments and sharing new business lead opportunities. z Reviewing the day’s successes and challenges with your Sales Manager, gaining sales support as appropriate— all administrative support people have a vested interest in your success
A portfolio will be requested at the time of the interview.
AUCTIONS - Roofing Company Liquidation, Online Auction Only, Bid September 17 thru September 26, Items Located in Maryland & Florida. Motley’s Auction & Realty Group, 8 0 4 - 2 3 2 - 3 3 0 0 , w w w. m o t l e y s . c o m , VAAL #16.
CRST OFFERS THE BEST Lease Purchase Program! SIGN ON BONUS. No Down Payment or Credit Check. Great Pay. Class-A CDL required. Owner Operators Welcome! Call: 866-390-0117
We are only seeking passionate, positive, driven outside sales professionals. As an outside sales rep, you will be working as a business development manager selling Business to Business.
Candidate must have experience in InDesign/Photoshop/Quark or Illustrator (PC Platform preferred) while being open to learning new programs. The ideal candidate should have a creative eye, attention to details, organized, able to meet deadlines, have good communications/ phone skills and be able to work with minimal supervisor. Experience working in or with marketing departments is a plus.
Auction in Esto Maxie Yates Auction Co. Open Tuesday & Friday @ 6:30 pm. A.U. 3017 A.B.2343.
AIRLINE CAREERS begin here - Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Housing and Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866-314-3769
Panama City is on the beautiful emerald coast of Northwest Florida recently named by CNN as one of America’s top 100 beaches.
Creative/Design The News Herald is looking for a:
Upright Freezer 6 months old. 858 Orange Hill Rd., Chipley. (850)703-9325.
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.
Pre-school teacher wanted for day care center in Ponce De Leon. (850)307-2828.
For more information please contact Jennifer Greene at 850-768-9761 email@example.com OR Apply in person at: 501 W 11th St. and ask for a carrier application
1 older, gentle Quarter horse & saddles for sale. Low Price. (850)832-5402, (850)548-9266.
DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW! Learn to drive for US Xpress! Earn $700 per week! No experience needed! Local CDL Traning. Job ready in 15 days! (888)368-1964 Healthcare/Medical
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850-638-6008 ext 244. Amount to Redeem for September $3,862.90 Amount to Redeem for October $3,918.77 IN US CURRENCY ONLY. NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED Cashier’s checks, money orders, and Western Union are the only other alternative accepted. As published in the Washington Co News Sept. 21, Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and Oct.12, 2013
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4 Bdrm/2 Bath, CH/A w/refrigerator & stove. In Bonifay city limits. $645/mo + depo. No pets. (850)547-9291. 2BR/2BA House for rent. Great kitchen, very clean & well maintained. Large master bath. $775/mth. 638-9127. 3BR/1.5BA. For sale or rent. 1 acre fenced yard. 1BR/1BA cottage for rent. Near Graceville. No pets. 850-263-2748.
2 lots for sale in beautiful Pine Bluff at Falling Waters, Chipley, Fl. One lot $23,500.00 or both lots only $45,000. (334)575-5157 BANK APPROVED SALE. Smith Lake Alabama. Deep Dockable Home Sites from $59,900 (Take Virtual Tour @ LiveLakefront. com). 26 Prime Lake front lots ordered sold October 12th. Buy at pennies on the dollar all must go! Open or wooded - level throughout to the water’s edge. Make an early appointment. Bank’s loss Your gain! Don’t miss this. It’s unbelievable land at an unbelievable price - Call now for early appointment! 1-877-448-6816. BLUE RIDGE Mountain Land Liquidation! 1.37 acres, national forest access, only $9,800. Was $74,900. Hardwood setting, breathtaking mountain/ valley views. Mild climate, Tremendous 4 season recreation. Paved rds, UG utilities, water. Excellent financing Call 1-866-952-5303, x21 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 850-326-9109. UNRESTRICTED ACREAGE ON CUMBERLAND PLATEAU! 50-89 Acres Starting at $78,000. Heavily Wooded, Minutes from 4 State Parks & TN River. Call 877-282-4409
3BR/1BA for rent. No pets. Deposit, & references required. HUD accepted. $595/mth Chipley. (850)638-1918 For Rent 2 Bd for no more then 2 people $400/mth. Cottondale area. NO Pets. 8 5 0 - 2 0 9 - 8 8 4 7 www.charloscountryliving.com For Rent real nice 3BR/1BA in Cottondale. 2704 Front St., nice 2 car garage, 12X20 storage building, near high school, no pets. $675/MO and $600/DEP. Day 638-4630 or night 638-1434. For Rent, 4BR/1½BA, No pets, HUD accepted, AC, references. $700/MO and $700/DEP in Chipley 638-7601. Nice clean houses, apartments & mobile homes for rent in Bonifay area. HUD approved. Also, homes for sale, owner financing with good credit. Call Martha (850)547-5085, (850)547-2531. Small 1 bedroom home in Chipley, Fl. No Pets—firm. (850)547-6665.
3 Bdrm/1 Ba Mobile home in Bethlehem c o m m u n i t y . (850)547-3233 2BR/2BA M.H., Church St., Vernon. First, last, plus $300.00 deposit. No pets. 850-326-2201. 3BR/2BA MH, Real Nice. On Rattlebox Rd., Chipley. Quite area. Sorry, no pets. Day phone, 850-638-4630, night, 850-638-1434. For Rent 2BR/1BA trailer, $250/month.. Ponce De Leon area. (850)226-4656. FOR RENT Nice mobile home excellent location in Chipley. No Pets. 850-638-4640
Sell Your Classic! Get top dollar for your classic car at Lake Mirror Classic Auto Auction in Lakeland, Fl on October 19th! Call 1-800-257-4161 M.E. Higgenbotham, FL Lic# AU305AB158
$575 down 04 Ford Taurus $775 down 01 Nissan Xterra $875 down 02 Dodge Ram $975 down 02 Ford F150 $1675 down 04 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 Got Bad Credit? Ride Today! Buy Here/Pay Here $0 Down/1st payment Tax, Tag & Title. Call Steve 334-803-9550 Restrictions apply.
2003 Kia Sedona Van, good shape, cold air, $1,800/OBO. 319-1566 or 614-1144. ✳