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WEEKEND Washington County News

Saturday, OCTOBER 19, 2013

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IN BRIEF Christmas Food and Toy Assistance HOLMES/WASHINGTON COUNTIES — Applications

for Christmas food and toy will be taken from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Oct. 22, at the Washington County Ag Center on Highway 90 in Chipley, for Washington County residence. Holmes County residence can submit applications from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Oct 23 at the Holmes County Ag Center located on Highway 90 in Bonifay. Food and toys will be distributed in Washington County from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 12 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 13 in Holmes County. To apply you must bring with you: a picture ID for applicant and all adults in house hold; birth certificate for all children 12 and under; proof that you have custody of any children, grandchildren and or any minors living with you; proof of your expenses and proof of income. For more information call 547-4921.

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Chamber discusses manufacturers council

Workforce development may enhance economic development By RANDAL SEYLER

638-0212 | @WCN_HCT CHIPLEY — The pool of qualified skilled employees needed to fill key manufacturing positions is shrinking, and that is a problem a regional manufacturing council is attempting to solve.

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce members heard a presentation from members of the Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council during Thursday’s meeting at Northwest Florida Community Hospital. “It is predicted that more than 3,400 people will be retiring from regional manufacturing positions in the near future,” said Jennifer Grove, workforce development coordinator for Gulf Power. “After a survey of regional schools and technical centers, it was determined RANDAL SEYLER | The News that there are about 860 workers being prepared to fill those 3,400 Jennifer Grove, workforce development coordinator for Gulf Power,


discusses the recently formed Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council during Thursday’s Chamber of Commerce meeting in Chipley.

Fall into History

Man sentenced to 25 years for selling hydrocodone Staff Reports


A smart scarecrow does some last minute shopping downtown Chipley on Thursday, in preparation for today’s Fall Into History Festival. The annual festival begins at 9 a.m. at the Farmers Market and continues until 3 p.m. Fall Into History is part of the statewide celebration, Viva Florida 500, and is sponsored by the Washington County Historical Society.

Contractor: Energy program saves district $150,000 WHTC upgrades continue to save energy, money By RANDAL SEYLER

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Playhouse presents ‘Daddy’s Dyin’’ CHIPLEY — The Spanish trail Playhouse will be performing “Daddy’s Dyin’ Who’s got the Will,” this weekend. The play will be held at 7 p.m. tonight, Oct. 19, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors, military and students. For more information call 6389113 or visit www. spanishtrailplayhouse. com.

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638-0212 | @WCN_HCT CHIPLEY — Improvements at Washington-Holmes Technical Center have saved the district $150,351, the Washington County School Board was told during Monday’s meeting in the district administration building in Chipley.

Brian Walker, measurement and verification manager for ABM Building and Energy Solutions of Florida, and Mark Hagerman, ABM vice president of sales, were on hand to update the board members with an energy review during the October board meeting. “The reductions in electricity and gas usage for the construction and audit period reduced pollution by 1,218 barrels of oil not consumed,” said Walker. The renovations at WHTC, which began last year, included control renovations and upgrade, the replacement of 67 air conditioning systems, lighting replacements and upgrades,

water side renovations, weld shop exhaust fan system and the installation of a heavy equipment complete exhaust ventilation system, Walker said. The district is expected to save $2 million through the Bundled Energy Solutions Program which ABM installed last year, according to the website, The project was projected to reduce energy consumption on Washington-Holmes Technical Center’s 26-acre campus by over 1 million kWh per year. Along with significant utility and


CHIPLEY — A Westville man has been sentenced to 25 years in the Department of Corrections, the Washington County Sheriff ’s Office reported on Tuesday. The sentence stems from an October 2012, arrest on narcotGARY M. ics charges. Gary MiKENYON chael Kenyon, 56, of Westville, was sentenced to 25 years minimum/mandatory (day for a day) in the state Department of Corrections with 120 days credit including a civil judgment of $500,000. Kenyon was the target of a narcotics investigation during which he sold undercover officers 40 hydrocodone pills, according to the sheriff ’s office report. Kenyon was arrested on charges of sell of hydrocodone and trafficking in hydrocodone. “We have assembled this narcotics task force with the singular purpose of aggressively targeting those who continually pursue a career in the illegal drug market in our county” said Sheriff Bobby Haddock. “Kenyon is a career criminal who has habitually pushed illegal narcotics for several years. This sentence reflects both the State Attorney’s Office as well as our commitment to not settling for a band aid fix, but pursuing a permanent removal of this threat to our community.” The Washington County Drug Task Force asks that anyone with information on illegal drug activity contact them at 638-TIPS (8477) or by email at

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Ronald Chris Cook, 51, of Wausau was killed the accident, which Local man killed in happened on County Road 279, 555 feet south after triglide of Swindle Road. strikes dog The passengers in A Caryville man was the second vehicle, a killed and his wife was 2012 Kia Sorento, were seriously injured when both injured. their triglide struck a The driver of dog on Oct. 13, officials the Kia, Helen J. said. Chambers, 68, of The incident Caryville was taken happened at 7 p.m. on to Bay Medical County 179 near the Center and was intersection of Orange reported as being Blossom Road. William in critical condition. Joseph Gehm, 67, of Her passenger, Caryville, was driving a Noma Hartfield, 77, 2013 Harley Davidson of DeFuniak Springs, Triglide when he was listed as seriously struck the dog, Florida injured and was taken Highway Patrol officials to Doctors Memorial wrote in a news release. Hospital in Bonifay. He had one passenger, According to the Joan M. Gehm, 64, also report, Cook’s Mustang of Caryville. was southbound William Gehm was when it entered the pronounced dead at the northbound lane, scene. Joan Gehm was taken to a local hospital striking the left front of the Kia. and is in critical Both vehicles spun condition, officials in a counterclockwise wrote.   direction, with the Mustang coming to Wausau man rest facing north on the southbound lane of killed in traffic County Road 279. The accident Kia came to rest facing CHIPLEY — A Wausau south on the northbound man died on Oct. 11 grass shoulder of when his 2002 Ford County Road 279. Mustang crossed the All the people centerline and struck involved were wearing an oncoming vehicle, their seatbelts, according to a report according to the report. from the Florida No charges were Highway Patrol. reported.

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Two Chipley men arrested on drug charges From Staff Reports CHIPLEY — Two Chipley men were arrested in connection with drug charges, according to a report from the Chipley Police Department. Demond Levar Johnson, of Chipley, was arrested on four counts of selling cocaine, possession of marijuana and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, according to police. Also arrested was Johnathan Jerone Pryor, of Chipley, in connection with five counts of selling cocaine. Members of the Washington County Drug Task Force, consisting of the Chipley Police Department and Washington County Sheriff ’s Office, were involved in an operation on Sept. 18 that led to information that Johnson was in possession of crack

cocaine, according to police. During the operation, Johnson discovered the presence of task force members and fled on foot.  Officers gave chase Demond L. and apprehended Johnson Johnson moments later.  Johnson was found to be in possession of crack cocaine and marijuana, according to the police. Johnson was placed under arrest and taken to the Washington County Jail.   Pryor was also served with five warrants on charges of selling cocaine on Sept. 18.  Both arrests concluded a five-

month investigation into the sell of illegal narcotics, Police Chief Kevin Crews said. “We have received many tips regarding these two individuals selling drugs throughJohnathan out our community. J. Pryor It was a good day to finally take both suspects off the streets and put behind bars,” Crews said. “Please continue to call with any information concerning illegal drug activity,” Crews said. “You can call the Chipley Police Department at 638-6310. If you want to remain anonymous you can call the Crime Stoppers of Washington County at 638-TIPS.”

VHS Theatre Department to present ‘Horseplay!’ Special to the News VERNON — Come prepared to roar with laughter in the aisles as the Vernon High School Theatre Department presents, “Horseplay!” a night of comedy scenes and songs, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Vernon High School Auditorium, 3232 Moss Hill Road, in Vernon. “Horseplay” is an evening of complete comedic randomness. This production does not have a plot or story line, but is merely an evening of sheer enjoyment. Packed with songs, dances, skits

and scenes, similar to “MAD TV” or “Saturday Night Live,” this production is a must-see for any comedy lover. The cast lineup includes Ty Brunson, Jayde Coatney, Ariel Couch, Haley Crawson, Avery Hodges, Hannah Jenkins, Michaela Weeks, Kristin Lucas, Morgan Mckenzie, Morgann Wells, Criston Bradley, Amber Burt, Jaclyn Coatney, Angeleigh Donaldson, Avery Moon, Dylan Rudd, Taylor, CJ Priest and Kevin Russell General Admission Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students

and children. Tickets are available from any cast member or by calling Vernon High School at 850-535-2046 All proceeds from this production will benefit the Vernon High School Theatre Department’s “Road to NYC” trip schedule for March 2427. This trip will be an educational excursion including Broadway shows, master classes, and meet the artist events that will be a once in a lifetime event for the students of Vernon High School. For more information, email Kevin Russell at vhstheatre@gmail. com.

Scott appoints two to Fourteenth Rev. Price Wilson Birthday Banquet set for Oct. 25 Circuit Judicial Nominating Special to the News

Shepard Law. He received his bachTALLAHASSEE — elor’s degree from Gov. Rick Scott anFlorida State Uninounced on Wednesversity and his law day the appointdegree from the ments of Charles D. Cumberland School Morris and Gregory of Law. Morris Gov. Rick T. Wilson to the served as a member Scott Fourteenth Circuit of the Gulf Breeze Judicial NominatCity Council from ing Commission. 2009 to 2012. He succeeds R. The Fourteenth Circuit Waylon Thompson and has includes Bay, Calhoun, been appointed for a term Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, and beginning Oct. 16, 2013, and Washington Counties. ending July 1, 2015. Morris, 38, of Panama Wilson, 42, of Panama City, is an attorney with City, is the Chief Assis-

tant State Attorney for the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office. He received his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and his law degree from the University of Florida. Wilson served as a police officer for the Panama City Police Department from 1995 to 1999 and is a member of the Bay County Chamber of Commerce. He succeeds Dr. Raymond H. Layne and has been appointed for a term beginning Oct. 16, 2013, and ending July 1, 2016.

Special to the News CHIPLEY — The Rev. Price Wilson will be 90 years old on Oct. 25, and there will be a banquet held in his honor at 6 p.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Center in Chipley. The Rev. Wilson has been active not just in the faith community as pastor and President of the Congress of Christian Education, Second West Florida Missionary Baptist Association Marianna, but also in the educational, political, and civic communities as well. During the time of segregation, he was a principal and teacher at St. Mary Elementary School in Caryville for 19

years, as well as assistant principal at Chipley High School for 14 years, and Washington-Holmes Vocational Technical Center for three years at the time of integration. The Rev. Price Wilson also served for 23 years as a councilman for the City of Chipley. The keynote speaker at the banquet will be the Rev. Dr. Bartholomew Banks, president of the Progressive Missionary and Educational Baptist State Convention of Florida; Inc. Tickets for the banquet are $25. For more information or for tickets contact Mrs. Katherleen Nelson at 638-8669.

Community EVENTS Harvest Festival held today GRACEVILLE — The 33rd annual Graceville Harvest Day Festival will be held today, Oct. 19, at the Factory Stores of America Mall grounds. This year’s festival will include Arts & Crafts, food booths, activities and games for the kids, entertainment throughout the day and a huge car show. The Graceville Harvest Day Festival boasts one of the largest Antique and Classic Car Shows in the area.

2nd Annual Car Show and BANDtober Fest WAUSAU — The Pride of Vernon Band will be holding their Second Annual Car Show and BANDtober Fest at 8 a.m. today, Oct. 19, at the Possum Palace in Wausau. There will be cars, food and hand crafted vendors and fun. Registration for cars is $15 until Oct. 15. For more information email raspitt33@

CHS students perform ‘Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe’ CHIPLEY — The Chipley High School Music Theatre Department will be performing “Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe” at 7:30 p.m. today, Oct. 19, at the CHS auditorium. If you are looking for creepy and scary, Edgar Allan Poe does not disappoint, and neither will this stage performance. Experience Poe’s works adapted for the stage, and did we mention that the theatre is haunted. For more information call 638-6100.

FBC plans Fall Festival SUNNY HILLS — First Baptist Church of Sunny Hills will be holding their annual Fall Festival from 3 to 5 p.m., on Oct. 26,

located at FBC Sunny Hills 1886 Sunny hills Blvd Chipley. There will be free food, games, and inflatables.

Moss, Tree family reunion ESTO — The Moss and Tree families will have a reunion at 9 a.m. today, Oct. 19, at William Clark Park. Please bring a dish, dessert and any pictures or genealogy if you can. For more information, call 547-3518.

Bonifay Ride and Stride BONIFAY — Bonifay Nursing and Rehab will have a Ride and Stride event today, Oct. 19. Everyone is welcome regardless of age or fitness level. Participants can ride their bikes, run or walk. Registration is free. To pre-register, email bfrmp@southernltc. com for an application or call Brannigan Keller at 547-9289. On-site registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. BRNC will have a booth set up at Doc’s Market in Bonifay, on the south side of U.S. 90, for registration/rules. The route for the event begins at Doc’s Market and will travel east toward Chipley. Water will be provided. The bike ride will begin at 8:15 a.m. and be 14 miles. The run will begin at 8:25 a.m. and be a 5K. The walk will begin at 8:35 a.m. and be a 5K. Therapists will be on-site awaiting any questions until 11 a.m. T-shirts are available for pre-order for $10 and will be available for pick-up on day of event. They will also be available for purchase on day of event. XXL sizes will be an additional $2.

May-Russ Family Reunion EBRO — The 39th annual May-Russ Family Reunion will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Oct. 19, at the Ebro Community Center. The theme for the reunion will

be Hawaiian luau. For more information, email Vicky Cox at

64th annual Gainer Family Reunion BAY COUNTY — The descendants of William and Jane Watts Gainer will have their 64th annual Gainer Family Reunion on Sunday, Oct. 20, at Gainer Springs, along Econfina Creek in Bay County. Registration will begin at 10 a.m., with the program beginning at noon, and a covered dish lunch being served at 12:30 p.m. Please bring a covered dish to share, lawn chair, family heirlooms and pictures. Fried fish and hushpuppies will be provided. For more information, call Ellen Gainer Wright at 482-7685.

Powell reunion WESTVILLE — The annual Rance and Della Powell reunion will be Sunday, Oct. 20, at Camp Ground Church. Mr. and Mrs. Powell were among the first families to settle in the Open Pond community. They were honest, hardworking folks. Bring a well-filled basket. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. For more information, call Merle Motley at 956-2507 or Dorothy Gibson at 956-4571.

will be taken from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Washington County ag center on U.S. 90 in Chipley, for Washington County residents. Holmes County residents can submit applications from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct 23 at the Holmes County ag center on U.S. 90 in Bonifay. Food and toys will be distributed in Washington County from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 12 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 13 in Holmes County. Applicants must bring a picture ID for the applicant and all adults in household; birth certificate for all children 12 and under; proof of custody of any children, grandchildren and or any minors living in the residence; proof of expenses; and proof of income. For more information, call 547-4921.

Braswell-Howell reunion GENEVA, Ala. — The annual BraswellHowell family reunion will be Oct. 26 at the Church of Christ, 602 W. Maple Ave. Bring a well-filled basket and any family photos to share with everyone. Lunch will be served at approximately noon. For more information, call Faye at 334-684-9633.

Sunland Fall Festival

MARIANNA — The 35th annual Sunland Fall Festival will be Oct. 26 at the Sunland Environment Park. Activities 2014 Holmes/Washington County will begin with a parade at 9 a.m., and the day will conclude around 3 p.m. Sunland Relay For Life Kick-Off is on Highway 71 north of Marianna. CHIPLEY — The 2014 Holmes/Washington In addition to the parade, the festival County Relay For Life Kick-Off will be at 6 features a multitude of activities for all p.m. Oct. 21 at the Washington County ag ages. center. For more information, call Connie Numerous vendors are on hand with a Smelcer at 703-9977. variety of items for sale, including a wide variety of food to satisfy everyone’s taste buds. Entertainment also is provided Christmas food and toy throughout the day on multiple stages. assistance For information, call Karen Henrickson HOLMES/WASHINGTON COUNTIES — at 482-9373. For parade information, call Applications for Christmas food and toys Clint Cox at 482-9387.


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Council from page A1 Grove said. The manufacturers council is looking at the same challenges as they apply to industrial jobs across the 12-county region. The region, which stretches from Escambia to Franklin counties, is expected to receive $2.6 billion in total 2013 Gross Domestic Product from manufacturing. Manufacturing provides 14,518 jobs within the regional economy, and generates $985 million in total earnings. The leisure and hospitality industry, on the other hand, employs 63,053 workers in the region and generates $1.3 billion in earnings. “We looked at the manufacturing jobs in Northwest Florida, and found there are 14,000 jobs with an average annual salary of $67,872,” Grove said. “On the other hand, the tourism industry is paying annual salaries of $20,600.” For every job in manufacturing, an additional 1.7 jobs are generated in the region. Getting parents and legislators on board with the idea that manufacturing careers are lucrative has been a challenge, but the state of Florida is ahead of the game, Grove said. “Adam Putnam, commissioner

of agriculture, said recently he would rather be involved in the government of Florida rather than any other state in the country,” Grove said. “While our legislators are debating how much we should be involved in getting our high school and middle school students on track to get industrial certifications, other states are still debating whether or not it should even be an issue.” Regional manufacturers councils are also found across the country and throughout Florida, but until the forming of the Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council, there was not one in this region, Grove said. As an example of one benefit of having a manufacturers council, local businesses are now eligible for grants to reimburse them for training expenses up to $3,500 for each new job added, Grove said. “Normally, you have to add 10 jobs to be eligible for this reimbursement, but through the council, you can now be eligible for even one job due to this grant,” she said. Nationally, 70 percent of Americans think manufacturing is the most important industry as far as impact to the national economy,

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Chipley Garden Club member Vivian McDonald, at right, presents the Yard of the Month Award to Kris Corbin during Thursday’s Chamber of Commerce meeting at Northwest Florida Community Hospital. yet only 30 percent of those polled would want their children to work in manufacturing. “The days when you graduated high school, went to college, then lived happily ever after are over,” Grove said. “If you look at the state unemployment statistics, and see the number of baccalaureate degree holders who are unemployed, you realize just having a college degree isn’t enough any more.” Grove said parents need to be talking to children about what type of career they want to have and begin learning skills as early

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Members of the Washington County School Board listen to a presentation by representatives of ABM Building and Energy Solutions of Florida on the Washington-Holmes Technical Center improvements during Monday’s meeting in Chipley. running the best schedule they could. “I went to Kate Smith and noted the bus arrival times,” Park said. “After the first couple of weeks of school, the schedule settled down. “They are delivering the students who live nearby to make room for the elementary students,” Park said. “We’re doing the best we can, but the schedule is set. Right now, this is the most efficient schedule we can come up with.” “The children are still staying out there waiting,” Board Member Susan

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maintenance and operation savings and $119,314 in energy savings), Walker said. However, the total savings for the period was actually $150,351 ($30,000 in maintenance and operation savings, $18207 in construction period energy savings, $98,516 in audit period savings July 2012-June 2013, $1090 in reconciled energy savings and $2,538 in operational water savings.) The saved energy amounts to 1,218 barrels of oil not consumed, or 4.0 acres of forest preserved, Walker said. “We’re right where we said we’d be with the energy savings,” Board President Terry Ellis said. The board also discussed the bus schedule at Kate Smith Elementary School. On Sept. 30, teacher Marla Whitaker told the school board of her concerns about elementary students who are forced to wait 30 or more minutes after school for their bus to arrive, some times with little supervision. Transportation and Maintenance Director Mike Park told the board on Monday that the buses were

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operating savings, ABM also offered students in the school’s Building Trades Program hands-on experience with the project. Improvements to the 15 buildings on campus include retrofitting light fixtures with new high-efficiency T-8 fluorescent lamps and ballasts; renovating exhaust systems in certain buildings for improved air circulation; installation of a campus-wide, web-based HVAC control system, allowing the school to better manage energy use as well as notify appropriate staff should any problems arise with the equipment; and 63 HVAC units will be replaced with high-efficiency equipment that exceeds a Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) of 15, according to the website. From the period of March 2012 to June 2013, the district saw utility savings of $116,723, Walker told the board, saying the district would have spent $251,904 in utilities but actually only spent $135,181, for the savings of $116,723. Contractually, the district was guaranteed savings of $149,314 ($30,000 in

as middle school. “You have to know what you want to do, and then you have to develop those skills needed for that career to be successful,” Grove said. “This is why manufacturing is so important to our rural counties,” said Terry Ellis, who manages WestPoint Home in Chipley and also serves on the board of directors for the manufacturers council. “So many of our young people are having to go find work somewhere else, it’s important we create an atmosphere where they can stay close to home.”


jobs. Clearly we have got some work to do there.” Grove, of Panama City, is working with the manufacturer’s council on loan from Gulf Power to help with workforce development, spoke on the importance of manufacturing jobs to the regional economy, and the potential for good careers for students with industrial certifications. “We all get to live in a place where millions of people wish they could live, and we want to provide jobs so our children and grandchildren can stay close to home, if not in the same city, then at least in the region,” Grove said. “Close enough they can visit but not so close you have to do all their laundry,” she added, joking. While there is not a lack of applicants for jobs at Gulf Power, there is often a lack of qualified applicants applying for the jobs — which is a problem for manufacturers across the country as well as across the region. “In my job, I focus on workforce development for the energy industry, and it is a struggle to find employees who have not only the job skills, but the soft skills as well, such as the habit of showing up for work every day on time,”


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Faith EVENTS Union Hill Baptist Free Yard Sale BETHLEHEM — Union Hill Baptist Church will have a Free Yard Sale giveaway 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Oct. 19. The church is located in the Bethlehem Community, Hwy 177, one mile South of Hwy 2 near Millers Crossroads. All items free, clothes, toys, household, books, some furniture. Rain or shine.

Otter Creek Methodist Sing PONCE DE LEON — The Convention Singers Quartet will be singing at Otter Creek Methodist Church, at 7 p.m. today, Oct. 19. The church is located four miles north of Ponce de Leon off Highway 81. Everyone is invited.

Hickory Hill Fall Festival WESTVILLE — Hickory Hill Baptist Church will be holding their annual Fall Festival at 4 p.m. today, Oct. 19. All activities will be on the church grounds, locates on Highway 181. There will be games for the children, candy, food, boiled peanuts. For more information call the church office at 956-4116.

Pleasant Ridge Pastor Appreciation Day Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church will be holding Pastor Appreciation Day at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20, in honor of the 13 years that Pastor Dale Paul has served. Lunch will follow the morning service. The Gillis-Gillman Memorial Sing will begin at 1:30 p.m. For more information call 956-2753.

National Clergy Appreciation Month CHIPLEY — The Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church will be recognizing their pastor, the Rev. Price Wilson, for his 36 years of dedicated service at 11 a.m., on Sunday, Oct. 20. The Rev. Malcolm Nelson and the St. Stephens Baptist Church of Freeport will be leading the celebration.

Live Oak AOG Homecoming BONIFAY — Live Oak Assembly of od will be holding their Homecoming services on Sunday, Oct. 20. The Rev. Mark Jakelsky will be the featured minister. Service will begin at 10:30 a.m. with lunch following the service. The church is located at 2118 Live Oak Road in Bonifay. For more information call Larry Land at 547-2593.

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Faith is a journey, not a destination My husband occasionally watches a religious TV program called “The Journey Home.” Each episode highlights someone who converted to Catholicism, including several Protestant ministers. Conversion stories are interesting, regardless of what faith a person has converted to. As I’ve often noted, religion is like a revolving door, with people constantly moving in and out. It’s interesting to know what causes people to convert to a certain faith (or, in some cases, to reject SHANNON religion altogether.) SEYLER The title of the Faithfully Yours program, “The Journey Home,” underscores the perception of one’s chosen faith as a “home.” Home is where we feel most comfortable. It’s warm and familiar. I’ve met many Christians who refer to their house of worship as their “church home.” But even in our actual homes, not everyone will hold the same viewpoints. Personally, I’ve never found a spiritual group that shares my beliefs exactly, and that’s okay. Just as family members can’t be expected to think exactly alike, neither can those who share our spiritual homes. A classic example would be Unitarian Universalist congregations, in which people can hold very different beliefs and opinions while still being united as a strong, thriving community. People often change homes. A place that once felt comfortable may no longer be adequate. Just as people change physical locations, they may likewise change spiritual homes. Unanticipated events in life can sometimes alter the structure of our homes and families. Spiritual changes are also among life’s little

NON-PROFIT OF THE WEEK: CHILDREN’S HOME SOCIETY OF FLORIDA The Children’s Home Society of Florida was established in 1902 to help cope with the influx of homeless children into Florida due to the arrival of the Orphan Trains. Beginning with a staff of only two individuals, the group began successfully finding homes for children. They became increasingly active in advocating children’s rights, and are still strong promoters of legislation that ensures kids’ health and safety. Today, the organization maintains over 1,000 employees in 15 divisions. Over a century since their founding, they’re still helping Florida youth find caring, loving homes through foster and adoption programs. They’re also active in combating the sex trafficking of minors, and aiding young people who age out of the foster system. Through their Emerald Coast division, the Children’s Home Society of Florida has helped thousands of children right here in our area. Children’s Home Society of Florida, Emerald Coast Division (850) 747-5411 914 Harrison Ave. Panama City, FL 32401 surprises. Even if you’re never changed religions, or aren’t religious, you’re still on a journey. People’s beliefs and outlooks change over time. Often, those changes are subtle, but in some cases, they’re not. Someone I know shocked her family and friends by abruptly becoming a Jehovah’s Witness. She has remained one for decades. She found her spiritual home, although it certainly took everyone around her by surprise. A major religious conversion certainly qualifies a journey, but so does the progress of someone whose religious affiliation has never changed. Let’s say that someone has belonged to a certain religion all her life. Even so, her outlook and

experiences within that religion will have changed over the years. Such individuals have the good fortune of making their journey within a spiritual framework they already know and love. So, what about your own journey? What led you to where you are today? Get a sheet of paper and try writing down the steps of your spiritual journey. Take note of people, movements or ideas that have influenced you. You might be surprised to see what has influenced you most. If you’re not religious, try charting your philosophical journey. How have your personal beliefs and viewpoints changed? Learning more about your journey can help you anticipate where it might take you next.

Calvary Baptist Revival BONIFAY — A revival will be held at Calvary Baptist Church in Bonifay beginning on Sunday, Oct. 20, and continuing through Wednesday, Oct. 23. Preaching will be the Rev. Burney Enzor. Revival times are Sunday morning at 11 a.m., Sunday evening at 6 p.m., and at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The church is located on Son In Law Road in Bonifay.

Annual Arts and Crafts Festival COTTONDALE — Women on Missions will be holding their 14th Annual Arts and Crafts Festival from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 26 at the First Baptist Church in Cottondale. Breakfast and Lunch will be available. There will be baked goods, needlework, seasonal decorations, books, plants, jellies, jams, cookbooks, and much, much more. All profits for to support the missions projects and the church building fund.

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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.


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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.


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


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 6386217. 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.


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 6386217. 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


Saturday, October 19, 2013




Hayes Cook as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, the Front of the Washigton County Courthosue 1293 Jackson Ave., Chipley, FL 32428, at 11:00 AM on November 6, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: THE SW ¼ OF NE ¼ OF SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 15 WEST, W A S H I N G T O N COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 20 day of August, 2013. Linda Hayes Cook As Clerk of the Court By: K. McDaniel As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT 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 scheduled 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. ADA Coordinator P.O. Box 1089, Panama City, Florida 32402, Phone: 850-747-5338 Fax: (850) 747-5717, Hearing Impaired: Dial 711, E m a i l : ADARequest@jud14.flcour Publish In: THE WASHINGTON COUNTY NEWS Submitted by: Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L. Attorneys for Plaintiff 6409 Congress Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, FL 33487 T e l e p h o n e : 561-241-6901 u Fax: 561-241-9181 As published in the Washington County News October 19, 26, 2013.


THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 65-79 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WASHINGTON 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 abovestyled Court on or before 30 days from the first publication, otherwise a Judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 5 day of Oct, 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

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As published in the Washington County News October 12, 19, 2013. 10-3441 I Jim F. Rogers am seeking claim to a lot of land located next to lot 3645-002 in Wausau, Fl. (Former Nancy Rogers Barrow lot), also named under John Glen Plot. If no lawful family member comes forth with claim of this land, I am seeking deed to this property. As published in the Washington County News on October 12, 2013, October 19, 2013 and October 26, 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 Issu-

ance 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, ✳


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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.

Lost Brittany Female Brown and White Brittany missing from corner of Taylor Rd. and Sapp Rd. outside of Cottondale, Fl. If found please call 850-209-4733 or 850-209-2280. Reward!

Auction Saturday, October 26, 2013 8:00 AM Well’s Tractor Company 1923 Kinsey RD Dothan, Alabama Selling all remaining inventory, new tractor parts and equipment parts, accessories, supplies, new and used equipment. Everything must go. 10% BP applies to all purchases. Mason Auction & Sales LLC 850-263-0473.

5 Family Yard Sale Sat. & Sun., October 19, 20th. 7 till 2:00. 1/4 mile west of 79 on Hwy. 2 at Esto. Clothing-infants to plus sizes; household furnishings, books, knick-knacks. Rain dates October 26, 27. Free Yard Sale Giveaway! Sat. Oct. 19. 9a.m.-1p.m. Union Hill Baptist Church, Bethlehem Community. Hwy 177, 1 mile south of Hwy 2 (near Miller’s Crossroads). Huge (Free) yard sale. All items free. Clothes, toys, household, books, some furniture. Rain or shine. Everyone come and take home a treasure! HO Train Collection. Sat. 19th. 8a.m.— 1583 Hudson Rd. Westville. Train track and all equipment will be sold. “Don’t miss this s a l e ! ” (850)956-2810. Mo’s Trading Post and Flea Market 5157 HWY 77, Sunny Hills, Greenhead area. Tables, Spaces, booths. Daily, weekly or month. Call for rates 850-326-2201. Panama City: 2909 Fairmont Dr. Fri even, Sat & Sun 7am-?

Moving Sale Tools, toys, jewelry, housewares, clothes, too much to list! Everything must go! Text FL69250 to 56654

Lord of The Rings sword; $200; Indiana Jones sword with sheaf $250. OBO on both. 850-441-3226

Auction Bank Owned Property Bland County, Virginia. 425+/- acres offered in 13 tracts. 5,500+/ sq ft custom “Rocky Mountain Log Home,” additional brick bi-level home, horse barn, 2 ponds and great views, plus 405+/- acres joining National Forest. Abundant deer, bear, turkey and WILD HOGS! 5% Buyer’s Premium. Call Russell Seneff. November 8 at 5 PM, Auction Held Quality Inn, Bluefield, WV. Woltz & Associates, Inc. (VA# 321) Real Estate Brokers & Auctioneers. 540-3423560 800-551-3588

Estate Auction—Sat. Oct 26th, 5200 SE 26th Ave, Ocala. Preview at 9am, Auction at 10am. Items collected over 6 decades! More information & pictures: ( 3 8 6 ) 4 9 7 - 4 4 3 8 AU#2604 AB#1940 12%BP

K&L Farm, LLC

Green Peanuts for Boiling!!

1567 Piney Grove Rd in Chipley Mon-Fri 8-6pm Sat 8-4pm 850-638-5002 260-5003/527-3380


CDL Class A Hand delivery, strenuous labor required. Apply at Webbs Seafood at 12603 Highway 231 Youngstown. DFWP. No Phone Calls! Web ID#: 34269136 Text FL69136 to 56654 Manufacturing



Pre-School Teacher’s Aide Must be willing to complete a 40 hour training program and a background check. Experience preferred. Love for children a must! Apply in person at Good Shepherd Early Learning Center located at 5714 Boatrace Rd. or call 850-871-6600. Web ID#: 34268748 EMPLOYMENTDRIVERS Home EVERY weekend! Dedicated Southern Lanes & OTR! All miles PAID (loaded & empty)! Or walk away Lease: NO money down, NO credit check! 1-888-880-5911. 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. ADMINISTRATIVE The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Secretary. Primary functions are to assist in daily operations within the County Commissioner’s office. For application and complete job description contact Sherry Snell in the Holmes County Commissioner’s Office @ (850) 547-1119. Please turn in completed applications to the County Commissioner’s office no later than 4:00 pm on October 30, 2013. Holmes County is a D r u g - F r e e Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mediacom Communications The 7th largest cable company in the United States and covering over 23 states, has an immediate opening in Mexico Beach, FL for:

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

PLANT CLEARANCE. Azalea & Camellia sale. We are OVERSTOCKED & need to SALE! Big savings. Arbor Lane Nursery, Vernon, 535-9886.

Journeyman machinist, CNC a plus Top Pay with benefits, climate controlled facility, full time position. Maritech Machine, Inc Call (850) 872-0852 for interview. Web ID#: 34255675 Text FL55675 to 56654

Turn to classified! You can bank on our bargains!

Is seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

COOK FT, Full menu, Healthcare exper. preferred

Dietary Aide FT, Healthcare preferred


Applications available online at: or send application to or 850-415-8106 or fax to 850-638-0622 Web ID#: 34269109 Text FL9109 to 56654

Call To Place An Ad In Classifieds. Washington County News (850) 638-0212

Holmes County Times-Advertiser (850) 547-9414

Sales The News Herald is seeking an innovative and experienced

Sales Manager

Install/Maint/Repair Double Mausoleum; Level 1, at Evergreen Cemetary, Hwy 231 North $7,000 OBO Call 865-816-4654 or 865-247-7544 txt FL68585 to 56654


No technical experience necessary. Performs installs for cable and high speed internet. Must have a valid driver’s license. Mediacom offers competitive pay and great benefits along with advancement opportunities. For immediate consideration, visit our website at: areers. Refer to Job 6169. Mediacom is an Equal Opportunity Employer Web ID#: 34268916 Text FL68916 to 56654

Now Hiring Crew Chief and instrument man call: 850-526-3991.

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! Please submit resume and cover letter to EOE, Drug-free workplace

Saturday, October 19, 2013

EDUCATIONAL T E M P O R A R Y T E A C H E R W A N T E D . Tri-County Community Council, Inc., is accepting applications for the Westville Head Start Program. R E S P O N S I B I L I T Y: Plan and initiate classroom activities per the Head Start Standards. QUALIFICATIONS: B.A. degree in Early Childhood or equivalent education in related field. Current driver’s license and proper vehicle insurance coverage. Must comply with health and background screening. Applications may be obtained from any Tri-County Community Council, Inc., office and submitted by Monday Oct 21, 2013, at 4:30 p.m. For information and an application call LeaAnn, Personnel Tech (850) 547-3689, or online a t Successful applicant will be subject to pre-employment drug test. Only qualified applicants will be considered. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DRUG AND SMOKE FREE WORKPLACE.

Position: Grounds Keeper The City of Chipley is accepting applications for Grounds Keeper. Minimum Qualifications: must have completed W.C.I. inmate supervisor training course and have a valid W.C.I. card, or be eligible for card; general knowledge of lawn care; basic knowledge of the functions of lawn equipment; ability to project a courteous and polite attitude to public, supervisors and subordinates; and able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Mail or hand deliver application and/or resume to City Clerk, City of Chipley, P.O. Box 1007, Chipley, Florida 32428. Deadline: Open until filled. EOE/Drug Free Workplace.

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Would you like to make $14-$18 per hour working 4 days a week with health insurance? We are looking for energetic, friendly, hard working team members interested in long-term employment. We offer sales commissions. Performance rewards, Referral bonuses, Professional development, Flexible schedule, & Health Ins. after 90 days. If you are active and outgoing, we can train. Must be 18, physically fit, and HSD/GED. Drug Free. NO criminal background, Valid FL DL. Check us out at and apply in person at 1314 Bayview Ave, Mon-Fri, 10am to 4pm or call for an appointment (850) 481-1115 Web ID#: 34265588 Text FL65588 to 56654

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 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 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. b u l l d o g h i w a y. c o m . EOE Heavy Equipment Operator Training! Bulldozers, Backhoes, Excavators. 3 Weeks Hands On Program. Local Job Placement Assistance. National Certifications. GI Bill Benefits Eligible. 1-866-362-6497


One Bedroom Apartment $475

Everything NEW Stove/Refrigerator. Free W/S/G No Pets Convenient location Downtown Chipley 638-3306.

1BD/1BA House. 901 Main St Chipley. Fenced yard. 1227 sqft. $600 mth. Security depo $575. Call 850-271-9973. 2/3BR MH rent in town, 2/BR MH, 3/BR Brick House in town/between Chipley/ Wausau. Section 8 Accepted. 260-9795 or 381-8173

Condo For Rent

For Rent or Sell by Owner 3BR/2BA, Updated, CHA, conveniently located. handicapped accessible. No HUD 850-547-2091, 8 5 0 - 6 3 8 - 1 4 8 3 , 850-481-5352.

Space for rent downtown Chipley. (850)638-1918 Office space for rent in Bonifay. 204 Harvey Ethridge St. Phone: (850)548-5045 or (850)307-3654. 1701A Waukesha St. (850)579-5113 or (850)305-6202. 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. Will reduce rent for right person. FOR RENT 1B/R apartment, convenient location in Chipley. No pets. 850-638-4640 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 Two Bdrm. Apartment. Bonifay area. Includes all utilities. $ 4 2 5 / m o n t h . (850)326-4548.

For Rent, 4BR/1½BA, No pets, HUD accepted, AC, references. $700/MO and $700/DEP in Chipley 638-7601.

2Br plus small den MH for rent in Chipley. Water, garbage, sewage furnished. HUD approved. $450/mo, $ 2 5 0 / d e p o . (850)260-5626 2BR/1BA, and 3BR/1BA MH, near Sapp Community Church on Corbin Road. I furnish water, garbage, mows grass (Summer Months. Nice big lots. For more information, please call Lou Corbin at 638-1911 and 326-0044 Sorry no pets. 2BR/2BA M.H., Church St., Vernon. First, last, plus $300.00 deposit. No pets. 850-326-2201. For rent nice 3BR/2BA mobile home quiet area four miles outside Chipley city limits. Sorry no pets. Day 638-4630 Night 638-1434.


Dedicated In-Home Tutor

Pamper Your Pet Satisfaction Guaranteed Grooming/Boarding 707 7th St. 850-638-2660 txt FL68629 to 56654

Legion Fence Co. Wood Prvcy Vinyl & Almnm. Fence/Deck. Free Estimate 250-8275 Text FL68179 to 56654

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. ✳

General or targeted tutoring. Variety of subjects, especially math and science. Middle/high school and college students only. $28/hr. (850) 547-2215.

Biker Consignment From bike parts to clothing, & anything to do w/ Bikers! Open Tue - Sat. 2001 Wilson Ave. P.C. 850-763-9009


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Halifax Media Group is looking for sales representatives and account executives with a background in outside sales, B2B and business development. If you are in sales and confident in your sales abilities, then this opportunity may be for you. Washington and Holmes counties are just a short drive to the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches and have plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities. As an outside sales rep, you will be working as a business development manager selling Business to Business. Responsibilities: Preparing for appointments - travel is local and typically within a 50 mile radius of your office Meeting daily with owners of small to medium sized businesses with the goal of marketing and securing Business Conducting our “solutions based” approach to qualifying potential business for new sales leads in between appointments and during networking opportunities Contacting Sales Coordinator with feedback from appointments and sharing new business lead opportunities. 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 In our organization, we offer the following to our outside sales Account Executives: Great Benefits and Compensation Program Commissions and Bonus New hire and ongoing training and development Requirements: At least two years of face-to-face direct sales, outside sales, B2B, Business Development experience is preferred. Bachelor’s degree preferred but not necessary. We will consider the right experience over a degree Highly self-motivated and self-disciplined with ability to work effectively with little or no supervision Outgoing personality with expertise at developing relationships, particularly with business owners, company decision-makers and CEOs. Good communicator-excellent listening skills and ability to offer solutions.

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.

HOMESITES JUST OUTSIDE CHATTANOOGA! 10-25 Acres Starting at Only $56,000. Located on Signal Mountain in Tennessee. Gated Community – Phase 2 Just Released. Call 877-282-4409

CASH FOR FLORIDA LICENSE PLATES! $1000 for Wa s h i n g t o n / H o l m e s Co. enamel Tags dated 1911-17, $100 each for FL tags starting with #50 for y e a r s 1938,40,42,43,46,47,50,54,5 5 and #51 for years 1939,40,43,48,and 49. Jeff Francis or (727)424-1576. w w w. f l o r i d a l i c e n s e

Halifax Media Group is looking for sales representatives and account executives with a background in outside sales, B2B and business development. If you are in sales and confident in your sales abilities, then this opportunity may be for you. Washington and Holmes counties are just a short drive to the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches and have plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities. As an outside sales rep, you will be working as a business development manager selling Business to Business. Responsibilities: ‘ Preparing for appointments - travel is local and typically within a 50 mile radius of your office ‘ Meeting daily with owners of small to medium sized businesses with the goal of marketing and securing Business ‘ Conducting our “solutions based” approach to qualifying potential business for new sales leads in between appointments and during networking opportunities ‘ Contacting Sales Coordinator with feedback from appointments and sharing new business lead opportunities. ‘ 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 In our organization, we offer the following to our Outside Sales - Account Executives: ‘ Great Benefits and Compensation Program ‘ Commissions and Bonus ‘ New hire and ongoing training and development Requirements: ‘ At least two years of face-to-face direct sales, outside sales, B2B, Business Development experience is preferred. ‘ Bachelor’s degree preferred but not necessary. We will consider the right experience over a degree ‘ Highly self-motivated and self-disciplined with ability to work effectively with little or no supervision ‘ Outgoing personality with expertise at developing relationships, particularly with business owners, company decision-makers and CEOs. ‘ Good communicator-excellent listening skills and ability to offer solutions. To apply: Send resume to EOE, Drug-Free Workplace No phone calls, please Web Id 34268444

To apply: Send resume to EOE, Drug-Free Workplace No phone calls, please Web ID#: 34268870

Foreclosed Cabin On 4 Acres! Just $89,900. Bring your hammer & nails. Great fixer upper on beautiful wooded rolling land. Enjoy wildlife, creeks, ponds, lake access. Must see! Call 877-888-0267, x 436

Beautiful 5+ acre parcel. Radcliff Circle just off Rolling Pines Rd. Build a dream home on this lot. EWS. Horses allowed. $53,900 Text FL69420 to 56654

Washington County News & Holmes County Times-Advertiser


House for sale by owner: 3BR, 2.5 BA, stone and vinyl siding w/ in ground pool, located on Gainer Rd. 4.75 acres 326-0692.

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.

Web ID#: 34266340 Text FL66340 to 56654

Washington County News & Holmes County Times-Advertiser

Three 2BR/2BA Mobile Homes in quite park between Bonifay and Chipley. W/G included. $400 plus Deposit. 547-4232, 850-527-4911.

2 tracts. 1 is 4.32 acres, 1 is 5.25 acres (2754 Dauphin Rd.-Chipley). Raw, und e v e l o p e d . (843)816-1032.


R& R Tractor Service Mowing, discing, light land clearing and Bush hogging. Call Robert (850)373-8256.

Newly Renovated 3BD/2BA MH 3/4 mile from Elementary School. On Hwy 177A. Family oriented park. $500/mth. Call (850)547-3746.

In town Bonifay. 3/Bdr 2 1/2/Bath, LR, FR, double garage, pool, 3200 sq. ft., CH & A, $1100/mo. No pets. (850)849-1270.

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C&C Bookkeeping and Tax Service. Open 5 days a week. 8:00am-4:00pm. Call (850)638-1483

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.

3BR/1BA for rent. No pets. Deposit, & references required. HUD accepted. $595/mth Chipley. (850)638-1918

Santa Rosa Beach, Hwy 30A. 3 BR, 2 BA condo for rent unfurnished. Rollin Tides, Hwy. 30A Santa Rosa Beach, $1,000/month. Call 850-499-2148. Text FL69148 to 56654

Executive Office

FOR RENT Nice mobile home excellent location in Chipley. No Pets. 850-638-4640

$675 down 01 Toyota Corolla $775 down 02 Chevy Blazer $975 down 98 Chevy Silverado $1275 down 02 Ford F150 $1875 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. Toyota Camry LE ‘09. Gold. 4 Cyl. Automatic Asking Payoff, $15,900 40,500 miles 832-1030

2002 Nissan Quest Mini-van. 180,000 miles, some new parts. Will sell as is. $1500 or best offer. (850)814-8248. ✳

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