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Police chief chosen Crime Stoppers president

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County prepares for Karen From Staff Reports CHIPLEY — Washington County officials were preparing for Tropical Storm Karen on Friday. “We’ve already drafted a local State of Emergency declaration, and I will be signing that shortly so we don’t have to call the Board of County Commissioners in on the weekend,� Public Safety Director Lynne Abel said. “We’re just doing that as a precaution.� Abel said the county is on call with the National Weather Service. “The biggest impact we are expecting is rain, but there is always the potential for a tornado to spin up,� she said. “It looks like this is going to be a weekend event, and we aren’t seeing that we will need to close schools on Monday, but you never can tell.� On Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott called FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate to request all needed federal resources would be available for Tropical Storm Karen. The storm poses a threat to the Florida Panhandle and could strengthen into a Category 1 Hurricane. A hurricane watch has already been issued for Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton, Bay, and Gulf counties.

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productive in fighting crime in Chipley and Washington CHIPLEY — Police County. Chief Kevin Crews “Drugs, violence has been appointed and crime aren’t president of the just law enforceCrime Stoppers of ment problems; Washington County, KEVIN they are community according to an Oct. CREWS problems as well,� 1 news release. Crews said. “It’s goCrews is well known in Washington ing to take a close working County and the surround- relationship between local ing area as being extremely law enforcement and our

   

fective in giving the citizens a partnership in fighting crime in their own communities,� the police chief said. Crews recognized past President Marty Hinson for his many years of dedication to the Crime Stoppers of Washington County and for serving as president for the past five years. Crews also recognized Vice President Howard Tiller, Treasurer and Secretary

Tommy Sasser and Board Member Don Brown. “All have served tirelessly and have been committed to fighting crime in Washington County,� Crews said. “I am excited that the former officers will remain active within the board and the new officers are ready and anxious to take on these new projects.�

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Gaming draft report released

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“They can’t wait in the cafeteria at that time, so if it is raining or cold, I don’t know what we are going to do with them,� Whitaker added. Whitaker said the bus dismissal schedule had been changed in hopes of giving teachers more after school time to work, but that is not the case. “With the late dismissal of students, we don’t

PANAMA CITY — What’s all the fuss about? That could be the summation of the state Legislature’s draft report on the social and economic impacts of expanding gambling in Florida — and it could serve as a douse of cold water for both advocates and opponents. The report, however, will be revised and some of the final numbers could be “way different,� a state official said Tuesday. The study, conducted by Spectrum Gaming Group, will surely disappoint some who tout gambling’s expansion as a panacea for Florida’s jobs and economy. “Overall, Spectrum believes that the expansion of casino gambling, whether on a small scale or very large scale, would have, at best, a moderately positive impact on the state economy,� the study said. The report agreed that gaming’s expansion would likely increase the state’s tax revenue — provided it attracted tourists and kept casino tax rates above sales tax levels — but the sheer size of Florida’s economy would blunt any large-scale effect on jobs and personal income. “There are likely to be only mild positive impacts on local and statewide employment and wages, however,� the study said.

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Teacher Marla Whitaker discusses the bus dismissal schedule at Kate Smith Elementary School with the Washington County School Board on Monday in Chipley.

Teacher concerned about bus schedule By RANDAL SEYLER

638-0212 | @WCN_HCT rseyler@chipleypaper.com CHIPLEY — Kate Smith Elementary School Teacher Marla Whitaker expressed her concerns about the bus dismissal schedule to the Washington County School Board on Monday during a special meeting. “We’re dismissing children and they are sitting there 30-40

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neighbors to effectively address the criminal activity in our community.� The local Crime Stoppers program has been very effective in helping solve crimes like, burglaries, busting drug dealers and the apprehension of many wanted individuals, Crews said. “I am looking forward to working together with the citizens of Washington County and pledges to be ef-

minutes waiting on a bus,� Whitaker said. “I have concerns about the safety of having the children sitting there waiting that long.� “Students are being dismissed at 2:30 p.m., and the late buses arrive at 3:15 p.m.,� Whitaker said. The number of students waiting to ride on one of the five late-arriving buses is about 200, she said, and there are only three or four teachers on hand to watch over the waiting children.

   

Study: ‘decoupling’ could close Ebro track

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EBRO — A new study on gaming in Florida predicts six dog tracks, including Ebro Greyhound Park, will end live racing if the state eliminates a law requiring tracks run a minimum number of races to operate a poker room. The study, which is only a draft report by the Spectrum Gaming Group, was released Tuesday and is the second part of a review of gambling in Florida. The state Legislature commis-

sioned the $388,845 report earlier this year. Dog tracks and animal advocates alike have pushed for “decoupling� — removing ties between live parimutuel races and the right to operate a card room — for some time. The study concludes that if the Legislature passed decoupling legislation, Ebro would end live races within three years. But the track disagrees. Mark Hess, associate manager, said as long as greyhound racing is profitable, Ebro will continue to

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Faith BRIEFS East Mount Zion UMC Yard Sale

Baptist Church will be hosting a free viewing of “The Jesus Film” to be held starting at 5 p.m. on Oct. 12 with free hamburgers and hot dogs and the movie will start at 6 p.m. and will be held at the Caryville Recreation Center.

BONIFAY — East Mount Zion UMC youth are holding a yard sale today, Oct. 5 in Bonifay, in front of the Ministerial Association Thrift Store. They will also be selling hamburgers and hotdogs. All profits will go for Unity Baptist a youth mission trip Homecoming for East Mount Zion and Springhill United VERNON — Unity Methodist Churches. Baptist Church will be celebrating its 132nd Homecoming at 11 a.m. Christian Haven on Oct 13. The church Jam Session is at 3274 River Road in Vernon. CHIPLEY — Christian Haven Church will be holding its monthly jam Calvary Hill session today, Oct. 5. Homecoming Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. and Services singing will begin shortly VERNON — Calvary Hill after. Pentecostal Church will For more information be holding Homecoming call 638-0836 or 773-2602. Services on Oct. 13. Anointed singing Mt. Olive AOG with “The Drummond Family” will begin at Homecoming 10 a.m., the morning BONIFAY — Mt. Olive message will follow with Assembly of God will be our guest speaker and celebrating Homecoming Evangelist Brother Elton Service on Sunday, Oct. Haddock. 6. Morning services The celebration will will begin at 10 a.m. conclude with dinner for Sunday School and on the grounds in the worship service will be at fellowship hall. The 11 a.m. church is across from The Rev. Cloys Joiner Vernon Elementary will be ministering in the School on Highway 277. morning service. Lunch For more information will be served in the call 535-0003. fellowship hall at noon. In the afternoon there St. Luke’s will be singing by Safe Harbor Ministry from Fine Art Series Samson Ala., there will MARIANNA — St. Luke’s also be local talent. Episcopal Church will The church is on be hosting accordionist Highway 179A about two Beatrice Fulghum at 4 and a half mile south of p.m. on Oct. 13. Highway 2. A meet the artist reception will follow the Public Square recital. Donations will be accepted for the Fine Prayer Rally Arts Series. The church BONIFAY — The 2013 is at 4362 Lafayette St., Public Square Prayer in Marianna. For more Rally will be held from information call 482-2431. noon to 2 p.m. on Oct. 12, in front of Memorial Park on Highway 79 in Bonifay. Unity Baptist 132nd For more information, Homecoming call 239-285-9207. VERNON — Unity Baptist Church will Free movie, food at be holding its 132nd Caryville Recreation Homecoming at 9 a.m. on Oct. 13. The church Center is at 3274 River Road in Vernon. CARYVILLE — New Zion

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Change is in your hands Human beings are naturally creative. We enjoy making things. Some people enjoy knitting or quilting, while others might bake cakes or do woodworking. Still others prefer more mechanical pursuits like building custom vehicles, clocks or radios. Regardless of whether you’re an amateur or have turned your hobby into a profitable venture, there’s probably something you like making. ‘ But did you know that there’s something else you SHANNON can make? SEYLER In this case, I’m Faithfully Yours not referring to a handcrafted product, but instead, to your own success, well-being and happiness. Some individuals operate under the mistaken impression that life is a series of random happenings. They don’t grasp that they’re often responsible for the circumstances that befall them. While there are a few truly random events, such as sudden death or natural disaster, most events in life aren’t random at all. When people examine their lives carefully, they’ll begin seeing patterns. This includes patterns of setting oneself up for success or failure. But even if you’ve established some bad patterns, there’s hope. You can make new patterns. Think about sewing a garment. Suppose the finished item turns out poorly, and after examining it carefully, you realize the pattern was faulty. It wasn’t your lack of skill, but simply a

NONPROFIT OF THE WEEK: LOVEISRESPECT.ORG Based on a partnership between Break the Cycle and the National Dating Abuse Helpline, this is an online resource that educates people about healthy relationships. It particularly focuses on youth who may not realize that stalking, harassment, possessiveness, aggression, and financial, emotional and sexual manipulation are inappropriate behaviors that constitute abuse. In a nation where one in three teens is threatened or abused by a partner each year, it’s important to let young people know that, just like adults, they don’t have to put up with it. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, so this is a good time to remember the teens, as well as adults, who are victims of abusive relationships. loveisrespect.org text “loveis” to 22522 1-866-331-9474 bad pattern. Now, would you keep that same pattern and keep producing one ill-fitting garment after another? Of course not. You’d toss out the pattern and find a new one, one that actually works. If you don’t like the patterns in your life, then change them. I know people who rack up bad relationships so frequently you’d think they collected them as a hobby. They subconsciously seek out the most ill-suited people imaginable, people guaranteed to treat them like garbage. The minute they ditch one, they hook up with another. If this sounds like you, it’s time to throw out that bad pattern permanently. Are you a “loser magnet” who surrounds yourself with abusive people? Do your supposed “loved ones” walk all over you? If so, you’re using a bad pattern. Yes, you may have unwittingly created

these self-destructive patterns, but as the creator of those patterns, you also have the power to destroy them and make a fresh start. Try detecting the negative patterns in your life, and then put your honest effort into changing them. This can be a spiritual exercise as well as a psychological one. Just as the Creator can change or destroy creations, to a certain extent, so can we. This is a divine gift. Some people make the error of waiting for divine intervention in their lives while refusing to help themselves. But with the gift of creativity, we’re already capable of creating and discarding our own patterns. There’s no lifelong waiting necessary, no idle daydreaming about being rescued. The power to both create and change patterns is in your hands. You can use that power to change your life.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR LIBRARY HOURS

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

MONDAY

10 a.m. to noon: Holmes Council on Aging provides bingo, exercise, games, activities, hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 6 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

8-9 a.m.: Tai Chi Class at the Washington County Public Library, Chipley Branch 8-10 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 638-6217. 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 6380093; 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

FRIDAY

6 a.m.: Men’s Breakfast and Bible Study at Hickory Hill Baptist Church in Westville. 10 a.m. to noon: Holmes

Council on Aging provides bingo, exercise, games, activities, hot meals and socialization. 11 a.m.: Washington Council on Aging (Chipley) senior lunches; for reservations, call 638-6217. Donations accepted. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: On third Fridays, Washington County Council on Aging (Chipley) will have a plate lunch available to anyone as a fundraiser for our local senior citizens. Plates are $6. Must make reservation at 638-6216 or 638-6217. 3:30: Bead Class every second Friday at LaurdenDavis Art Gallery call 703-0347 5 p.m.: Red Hill Methodist Church Mission Supper 4th Friday of every month January – September. 6-8 p.m.: Washington County Council on Aging 50+ dance club for more information call 638-6216 6-8 p.m.: Marianna’s Gathering Place Foundation has a gettogether for 50+ senior singles, widowed or divorced on last Fridays at Methodist Youth Center in Marianna. Come join the fun for games, prizes and snacks. For more information, call 526-4561. 8 p.m.: Alcoholics Anonymous open meeting at Chipley Presbyterian Church.

SATURDAY

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

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Tractor Supply Co. to offer pet vaccination clinics Special to The News BRENTWOOD, Tenn. –Tractor Supply Company announced the launch of PetVet Clinic, an easy, affordable and convenient way to protect your pet by providing all of its vaccination needs. Tractor Supply’s PetVet Clinic, operated by

PawsPlus, will be available at the Chipley store beginning in October. For information about clinic dates and times, contact your area Tractor Supply store or visit www.petvet. pawsplus.com. PetVet Clinics will be offered a minimum of once a month. The clinics will offer individual and compre-

hensive vaccine packages for rabies, bordetella and parvo, as well as microchipping and heartworm tests and prevention. “Our new PetVet Clinics are another way Tractor Supply is delivering on our commitment to be the best pet supply store in our communities” John Wendler, Tractor Supply senior vice

president of marketing, said. “This new, low cost vaccine service is a great complement to our broad offering of pet foods, treats and supplies, and it offers a high-value clinic experience for our customers.” Each Tractor Supply PetVet Clinic, operated by PawsPlus and available for dogs and cats only, will be

staffed by a state-licensed veterinarian and a service team. No appointment is necessary to participate, and there is no exam fee. To further ensure a customer-friendly experience, pet owners will be able register on their personal handheld devices and then shop in the store until they receive a text message in-

dicating it’s their pet’s turn for the service. Digital records of the inoculations will be kept, and clinic attendees will be advised when their pet’s next vaccination is due. Tractor Supply Company, listed on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange as TSCO, operates more than 1,223 stores in 46 states.

Community briefs Rockin Rodeo Round Up BONIFAY — Rockin Rodeo Round Up, Craft and Vendor Expo, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., today, 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 today, Oct. 5, to help support Rett Syndrome Awareness. Registration will be a t 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 will be $10.

Vernon High School Class of 1998 VERNON – The 15 year reunion for the VHS Class of 1998 will be hold at 11 a.m. today, Oct. 5. We will be riding in the parade and attending the game on Friday. For more information contact Heather Wells at 527-0842.

87th annual Kent-Collin Reunion BLACK, Ala. — Relatives and friends are invited to the 87th Annual KentCollins Family Reunion at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Black Community Center in Black, Ala. Please bring a covered dish to share at lunch and any photos or mementos. For more information call Betty Collins Paulding at 334-692-3375.

Hop2It 4-H Club Meeting CHIPLEY — Hop2It 4-H Club will have its first club meeting of the year at 5:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 8, in the Ag Center East Wing. This club is for kids interested in learning more about rabbits, breeds, how to care for and how to show them. Youth don’t have to own a rabbit to participate in the club. Youth will also need to enroll in Washington County 4-H at florida.4honline.com. For more information, contact 4-H Club Leader, Angie Bush, at 326-4749 or email boxwoodacres@ hotmail.com.

HCHS Senior Adult Luncheon CHIPLEY — The Holmes County High School Senior Adult Luncheon will be held at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at Bailey’s Surf and Turf in Chipley. Call Carlton or Kathy Treadwell at 547-3526 by Oct 5 if you plan to attend. The restaurant needs an approximate number of attendees.

Domestic Violence Awareness Walk 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.

Peanut Boil planned CHIPLEY — Northwest Florida Community Hospital’s Relay For Life Team will be holding a Peanut Boil from 2 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 11, beside the NFCH Specialty Building. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life.

Class from 5 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 12, at Sandhills Baptist Church. This class will teach you how to grow fruit and vegetable crops at home. Topics to be covered will be fruits, herbs, vegetables, planting dates, pest control, and disease control. For more information or to register call Matthew Orwat at 6386180 or email at mjorwat@ ufl.edu.

Build a Rain Barrel

CHIPLEY — Does your garden irrigation inflate your water bill? Flush high irrigation bills down the drain, and come and build a rain barrel from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., on Oct 12 at the Washington Extension Office Chipley High School County in Chipley. You will engage Class of 1972 in hands on construction of a rain barrel to take CHIPLEY — The Chipley home and use to water High School Class of 1972 our garden. All supplies is making plans for their will be furnished by the class reunion. UF/IFAS Washington Activities are being County Extension Mater planned for Homecoming Gardeners at a cost of only which is Nov. 8th and 9th. $40 and includes the barrel Classmates on hand for you may also audit without the reunion are invited to the barrel for $10. For more ride in the parade, attend information call Matt or the football game, meet after the game, and will get Cynthia at 638-6180. Hobbs Reunion set together Saturday night. NEW HOPE — The You can keep up with 34th Annual reunion of the everything on Facebook. (Chipley High School Class descendants of William of 1972 Reunion). It’s being Alexander and Nancy updated as plans are being Ann (Parrish) Hobbs will be held on Oct 12, at the finalized. If you would Community Center in the like further information New Hope community. you may contact Cathy Alex and Nancy were Pitts Adams 638-1665, among the early settlers of adams03@bellsouth.net Holmes Counts, settling in or Gwen Lane Collins at gweneth13@aol.com. If you an area that is still know as Hobbs Crossroads on plan on attending, please Highway 81, and raising RSVP by Oct. 11 (if you’re family of 11 children. For coming or not). more information call John Gainey at 485-6807.

The Chipley Junior Woman’s Club Poplar Springs School Semi-Annual Children’s Advisor Meeting Consignment Sale POPLAR SPRINGS — Poplar CHIPLEY — The Chipley Junior Woman’s Club will be hosting their semi-annual children’s consignment sale, Lassos and Hairbows, on Saturday, October 12 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chipley Ag Center on Highway 90. Shoppers who bring five or more canned food items will be allowed to shop at 7:30 a.m. There will be a huge selection of gently used children’s clothing, toys, baby gear, and much more. We are also excited to have Two KidzCreations, Baby Cake Angels Boutique and Stitch It joining us as vendors for this sale. The sale will close from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in preparation for our halfprice sale. For a consignor number call (850) 348-0144 or email flowers4pg@ yahoo.com. Visit www. lassosandhairbows.com for more information.

Worthington Family Reunion VERNON — The Worthington Family Reunion will be held on Oct. 12 at the Hinson Crossroads Fire Department. For more information call Johnny Worthington at 535-0310.

Edible Landscaping Class CHIPLEY — There will be an Edible Landscaping

Springs High School will hold a school advisory meeting at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 15 in the Media Center.

Volleyball team to support Relay For Life CHIPLEY — On Oct. 17 the Chipley High School Volleyball players will be hosting a Volleyball game with all proceeds from the do going to Relay For Life please stop in a support them if you can.

2nd annual Car Show and BANDtober Fest WAUSAU — The Pride of Vernon Band will be holding their Second Annual Cared Show and BANDtober Fest at 8 a.m. on 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@aol.com

Moss -Tree Family Reunion ESTO — The Moss and Moss Family -Tree Family will be holding a reunion on Oct 19 at William Clark Park in Esto. The reunion will begin around 9 a.m. for family members to visit. Please bring a food dish, desert and any pictures or genealogy if you can. For more information call 547-3518.

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The Pride of Vernon Marching Band traveled to Rehobeth, Ala., on Sept. 28 to participate in the third annual Rehobeth Marching Band Festival.

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The Vernon Marching Band performs in Vernon during half time on Aug. 30.

VHS Band travels to Rehobeth Special to The News VERNON — The Vernon High School Marching Band traveled to Rehobeth, Ala., on Sept. 28 to participate in the third annual Rehobeth Marching Band Festival. They presented their show “Decades of Music.” The band, percussion and color guard all

received Superiors (The highest rating possible) for their performances. Twenty bands from across Florida and Alabama converged on Rehobeth to participate. Those who attend the VHS football games have been enjoying the sights and sounds of the “Pride of Vernon” marching band performing dur-

ing halftime and in the stands. The show this year includes selections from the ’60s through the ’90s. Selections include “Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Elvis Presley, “I Want You Back” by The Jackson 5, “Any Way You Want It” by Journey and “Turn the Beat Around” by Gloria Estefan.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE

FOR SECTIONS 9.02.04 “MEMBERSHIP” AND SECTION 9.02.05 (TERMS OF MEMBERSHIP” OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION. In accordance with Section 10.02.08B.2.c. of the Washington County Land Development Code (LDC), this notice is being provided to the general public for an amendment to the LDC. The proposed amendment consists of the following wording for Sections 9.02.04 “Membership” and Section 9.02.05 “Terms of Membership” of the Planning Commission. The proposed amendment to the Land Development Code can be reviewed at the Washington County Planning Office, 1331 South Boulevard, Ste. 209, Chipley, FL., or you may call (850) 415-5093 if you have any questions. This information can be requested by e-mail. E-mail address: mderuntz@ washingtonfl.com . The Washington County Board of County Commissioners will hold a second public hearing at the County Commissioners Meeting Room, located at 1331 South Boulevard, Chipley, Florida, on Thursday, October 24, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, to review the proposed amendment for Sections 9.02.04 “Membership” and Section 9.02.05 “Terms of Membership” of the Planning Commission. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in these meetings is asked to advise the County at 850-638-6200 at least 48 hours before the meeting. “If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the board, agency, or commission, with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based.” FS 286.0105 5017869

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As the newly elected president, Crews appointed a law enforcement coordinator, Lt. Chris Welch of the State Fire Marshal’s Office, to assist with Crime Stoppers. Lt. Welch is excited to be on the team and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience, Crews said. The chief also plans on promoting the Washington County Crime Stoppers program with a renewed vigor and enthusiasm. “We want to incorporate the Crime Stoppers Program into the lives of our students at school and within our communi-

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ties. Students can report school incidents anonymously or pass on any information they feel should be reported, such as bullying, criminal mischief, drugs and/or weapons on campus. We need to educate our young people on how they too can become Crime Stoppers,” Crews said. Anyone with information regarding a crime or wanted person can call 638-TIPS. All calls to the Crime Stoppers of Washington County with information remain anonymous. Crime Stopper tips leading to an arrest will receive a cash reward.

It pointed out the areas being considered for major gaming expansion — notably South Florida — are counties with large populations already and “would not represent a large expansion of their local economies ... .” The study acknowledged gambling’s potential social costs, most notably addiction, but said it found these costs “would not change dramatically, especially since gambling opportunities are already widespread across Florida.” ”Upon systematic examination, the research fails to demonstrate that gambling expansion has changed the prevalence of gambling related problems,” the study said. It noted research on social cost is limited and the numbers can vary depending on how social cost is defined. The study said long-range studies spanning several years are needed to yield definitive results on gambling’s impact on public health and welfare. Only the study’s third draft was released Tuesday, though the final report was slated to come out. State officials spent the day sorting through the study’s problems and ultimately concluded to release only the draft report and extend Spectrum’s deadline

bus from page A1 get to have effective faculty meetings, and we don’t get to talk with the parents like we would want to,” she said. “The intention was to gain institution time, but that has not been the reality,” Whitaker said. “We thought this was going to be a temporary situation, but now we have learned that it is fixed.” “Thank you for bringing this to our attention,” Board President Terry Ellis said, adding that Superintendent Joe Taylor and Maintenance Director Mike Park should get together and work out a solution to the

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situation. “Lets have Mr. Taylor and Mr. Park bring us back a solution to the October workshop.” The board also approved the low bid of $70,980 for the renovations to the Chipley High School gymnasium lobby expansion. The low bidder was Anderson & Associations Construction of Panama City. The next meeting of the Washington County School Board is set for Oct. 14 with a workshop beginning at 3 p.m., to be followed by the regular October meeting beginning at 5 p.m.

Senate President Don Gaetz, RNiceville, released a statement, along with the report, at the end of day Tuesday, saying the problems likely would be sorted out by Nov. 1. He said the state economist had asked for some clarifications on the tables in the report, but emphasized lawmakers were not trying to tinker with the numbers. “The Legislature has not and will not request that any outcomes (in the study) be changed,” he said. John Guthrie, staff director for the state Senate Gaming Committee, said it was a hectic day as they reviewed the study, and said ultimately Gaetz and state Sen. Garrett Richter, R-Naples, felt it was more important to get it right rather than release the final version by the deadline. The Legislature paid $388,845 for the study and the first part of it was released in July. “Some of the numbers are going to change, perhaps significantly, in the final report,” Guthrie said, adding, “There are issues with the economic analysis.” Guthrie said some of the numbers would be “way different” when the final version comes out.

study from page A1 run the dogs. And he believes racing will continue to make money, even if decoupling passes. “We’re in a unique situation,” he said. “I mean there are millions of tourists that visit Panama City Beach every year, and they come from states that don’t have greyhound racing, and they really enjoy coming out and watching the dogs run.” During the summer months, he said 75 percent of the people at the track are tourists and this year in June and July attendance approached 2,000 some nights. “Ebro does support the decoupling of racing,” Hess said. “The main reason for that is it allows us to do business like a normal business would … it allows us to run days that are profitable and not run days that aren’t profitable.” The track is required to run 167 performances during the state’s fiscal year, from July through June,

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but the track applied for 178 performances to ensure it has a cushion. Each performance includes eight races. Hess said the number of performances would likely drop to around 100 if decoupling took effect. That’s a 44 decrease, based on the 178 performances it applied for this year. “We don’t know for sure (what would happen),” Hess said. “We would have to take a good look at it, and we’re not really going to spend the time to look at it until decoupling really exists.” Bleak picture The draft report paints a particularly bleak picture for greyhound racing, an industry that has been in precipitous decline for years. It predicts six of the state’s 13 greyhound tracks would end racing if decoupling passed. Including dog tracks, the state has a total of 25 pari-mutuel

Washington County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 1293 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, Florida 32428. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the 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 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

facilities, which the study predicts would drop to 15 if decoupling passed — three of six jai alai frontons and a quarter-horse track running barrel races would also cease performances. “The facilities that stop offering live pari-mutuel events would continue to operate a poker room or a casino, as those sectors are profitable and have been earning enough revenue to cover the losses incurred from offering live racing/games,” the study said. The study also said track operators did not believe ending the races would hurt their cardrooms and noted that racing attendance, for the most part, is no longer taken. Ebrowas among three tracks where the amount wagered on live racing was “nearly non-existent,” the study said. Beyond the six tracks predicted to close if decoupling passed, the study predicted three more would

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, Washington Co. FL. By: Kayla Everett, Deputy Clerk WARNING: There are unpaid taxes on prop-

erty 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 ✳

substantially cutback their dog races: Flagler at 33 percent, Naples at 50 percent and Daytona at 10 percent. Costing taxpayers The report found that greyhound tracks are not contributing to state tax revenue, but rather are costing it money, when tax credits and regulatory expenses are factored in. The industry received $12.3 million in tax credits in fiscal year 2012-13. The study estimated it cost the state $4.1 million to regulate greyhound racing in fiscal year 2011-12, while receiving only $3.1 million in tax revenue — a $1 million net loss. If other non-operating regulatory expenses were considered, the state would have lost an additional $3.3 million, the study said, noting Ebro only paid $21,545 in state taxes. “Literally the taxpayers are

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 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:

taking a loss on greyhound racing today,” said Carey Theil, executive director of GREY2K USA. Theil, who is cited in the study, heads an organization fighting to end greyhound racing and to ensure dogs still in the industry are treated humanely. A staunch proponent of decoupling, he plans to emphasize the toll the greyhound industry is taking not just on dogs but state coffers when he meets with lawmakers heading into next year’s legislative session. The Legislature plans to craft a comprehensive gaming proposal that will draw heavily on the Spectrum study and Theil wants to see decoupling included in it. He said it has “good chance” of getting in. “Every taxpayer in the state is losing money so that dogs can run around a track while no one bets,” Theil said, adding that decoupling “is something that shouldn’t be controversial.”

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, ✳

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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 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 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 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 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.

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ADMINISTRATIVE The Washington County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for the 9-1-1 COORDINATOR position in the PUBLIC SAFETY DEPARTMENT. Candidates for this position must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college in a related field or three (3) to five (5) years combined responsible experience in computer systems, 9-1-1database management, and mapping. Applications and job descriptions may be obtained at the Washington County Board of County Commissioner’s office located at 1331 South Boulevard, Chipley, FL 32428. ALL applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope to the Washington C o u n t y Coordinator/Public Services Director in the Washington County Board of County Administration Office located at 1331 South Blvd. Chipley, Florida by 12:00 PM on Ocotber 14, 2013. All questions regarding this position or other vacancies should be directed to the County Administration Office at 850-638-6200. Veteran’s Preference is accepted in accordance with FS 295.08. E q u a l Opportunity/Drug-Free Workplace.

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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. E-mail resume to lgrimes@pcnh.com Or mail to Lorraine Grimes: Panama City News Herald P. O. Box 1940 Panama City, FL 32402.

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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. FOR RENT 1B/R apartment, convenient location in Chipley. No pets. 850-638-4640

2BR/2BA 16 Wide, near Dogwood Lakes, not in a trailer park, $460 Plus Deposit. 850-547-4232. 2BR/2BA M.H., Church St., Vernon. First, last, plus $300.00 deposit. No pets. 850-326-2201. 2BR/1 Full Bath, No Pets, $400/MO and $400/DEP, 638-0037. Cushman for sale, hay forks, boom for tractor, 89 Jaguar.

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Bank Approved Sale. Smith Lake Alabama. Deep Dockable Home Sites from $59,900 (Take Virtual Tour @ LiveLakefront.com). 24 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! 1-877-4486816.

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

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

For Rent or Sell by Owner 3BR/2BA, Updated, .75 acre, CHA, conveniently located. handicapped accessible. No HUD 8 5 0 - 5 4 7 - 2 0 9 1 , 8 5 0 - 4 4 1 - 8 1 8 1 , 850-638-1483. No HUD.

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. 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.

$675 down 02 oyota Corolla $775 down 02 Chevy Blazer $975 down 00 Dodge Ram x/cab $1395 down 05 Dodge Durango $1895 down 05 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.

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

Sales

Sales Reps

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. Panama City is on the beautiful emerald coast of Northwest Florida recently named by CNN as one of America’s top 100 beaches. 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.

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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!

Drug-free workplace - EOE

Please submit resume and cover letter to lgrimes@pcnh.com. EOE, Drug-free workplace

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

3BR/1.5BA. For sale or rent. 1 acre fenced yard. 1BR/1BA cottage for rent. Near Graceville. No pets. 850-263-2748.

Experienced Plumber Needed

Sales/Business Dev

Yard sale Sat. Oct. 5. 8-2. Glen Ave., Hwy 77 Wausau. Toys, clothing, tools, appliances, misc.

For Sale. 3 Nigerian Dwarf Goats. $300.00. 850-535-2585 or 850-381-7517.

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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 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 Requirements: z At least two years of face-to-face direct sales, outside sales, B2B, Business Development experience z Bachelor’s degree preferred but not necessary. We will consider the right experience over a degree z Highly self-motivated and self-disciplined with ability to work effectively with little or no supervision z Outgoing personality with expertise at developing relationships, particularly with business owners, presidents and CEO’s z Good communicator-excellent listening skills and ability to offer solutions. To apply: Send resume to lgrimes@pcnh.com EOE, Drug Free Workplace Web ID#: 34266370 Text FL66340 to 56654

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

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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Great service, hassle free, wonderful sales This was a wonderful experience for us. We were able to buy this car with no hassles. Shane was excellent from start to finish not to mention that we got a great deal on the car. I would recommend this dealer and salesperson to anyone! They went above and beyond to seal the deal and make us happy!" by Emmie Reynokdsp from Dothan Al August 31, 2013

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