WEEKEND Washington County News
Saturday, NOVEMBER 23, 2013
IN BRIEF Free Thanksgiving Dinner held VERNON â€” The city
of Vernon will hold its fifth annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 28, at the Vernon Community Center. Sponsored by Smokâ€™nâ€™Butts BBQ, associated businesses and friends, the free dinner is open to the public. The Golden Rose Band will be performing live in concert during the event. For more information or to make donations, call Smokâ€™nâ€™Butts BBQ at 388-6315, Lonnie Andrews at 815-2977 or Gene Jump at 892-8388.
TDC considers flexibility in grants Sweeney resigns from council By RANDAL SEYLER
638-0212 | @WCN_HCT firstname.lastname@example.org CHIPLEY â€” A Wausau-based Pit Bull Terrier dog show brings hundreds of visitors from out of state, and the Washington County Tourist Development Council wants to help keep that tradition going strong. Sheree Folmar had withdrawn
her application for a grant from the TDC after attending the councilâ€™s recent Event Planner Workshop due to the councilâ€™s new policy of providing local radio advertising instead of advertising funding. â€œShe brings in people from all over the country, and her best advertising is the national trade magazine,â€? said Heather Lopez, executive director of the TDC, during Mondayâ€™s meeting at the Washington County Chamber of Commerce building in Chipley. â€œIf she advertises locally, there may be some local people who come by to see the dogs,
but her main audience comes from out of state.â€? Folmar said the local radio would not be very useful for her event so she withdrew her application. Lopez said last year the American Dog Breeders Association dog show Folmar hosts is called the Sunshine State American Pit Bull Terrier Club (APBTC) and the event drew enough people to fill up motels in Chipley. â€œThe only reason all the motels were not full was that some of them have a â€˜no petsâ€™ policy, so people were sent to Bonifay,â€? Lopez said.
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â€œNow wait a minute,â€? said TDC board member Ted Everett. â€œThis is a multi-day event that is bringing heads in beds, which is exactly the kind of thing the TDC is here to support.â€? Everett suggested the TDC help Folmar with advertising in the national magazine as well as offer some local radio advertising. â€œWe have to be flexible with our thinking, we donâ€™t want to have our policies written in stone,â€? Everett said. The board approved the motion
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Kiwanis Pancake Supper Dec. 3 CHIPLEY â€” The Chipley Kiwanis Club will hold a Pancake Supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Dec. 3 at the Kate M. Smith Elementary School cafeteria. Tickets are $5. They will be available at the door that evening or can be purchased in advance at Community South Credit Union and One South Bank.
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638-0212 | @WCN_HCT firstname.lastname@example.org CHIPLEY â€” The third Symposium for Economic Development in Washington County looked at the effect a new industry could have on the local economy. Sponsored by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, the symposium was held Tuesday at the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium. The meetings bring civic and business leaders together to discuss how to create economic growth in the county. Larry Sassano, president of Floridaâ€™s Great Northwest, explained the community role in economic development preparation. Getting an industrial site in front of potential industries means developing the communitiesâ€™ sites, buildings and infrastructure before hand. â€œYour county is your product, and you have to get it out there and sell it,â€? Sassano said. As a representative of Floridaâ€™s Great Northwest, Sassano travels to trade shows and site consultants to market the Panhandle to
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Larry Sassano, right, president of Floridaâ€™s Great Northwest, discusses industrial site selection, while Andrew Rhodes, an analyst with Gulf Power, listens during Tuesdayâ€™s Symposium on Economic Development. Above, Ted Everett, executive director of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, welcomes the audience to the third Symposium on Economic Development, held Tuesday at the PAEC in Chipley.
CHIPLEY â€” The Washington County Chamber of Commerce held its final â€œThird Thursdayâ€? breakfast of 2013 and took care of some organizational issues during the annual membership meeting. President Nicole Barefield chaired the meeting and re-nominated board members Amy Wiwi, William Steverson and Wayland Fulford, whose terms on the Chamber Board of Directors are expiring, to serve new three-year terms. The board members were reelected by acclamation to continue their service. The board consists of Barefield, Wiwi, Steverson and Fulford, along with Pat Schlenker, Garrett Martin, Terry Ellis, Julie Dillard, Andrew Fleener, Darrin Wall, Jan Page, and Cindy Johnson Brown. Fulford is replacing Past President Philip Pippin on the board, and Janet Kinney will replace Schlenker on the board after the first of the year. Barefield also recognized the Chamber staff, including Executive Director Ted Everett and Administrative Assistant Chris MacBlain, and the Chamber Ambassadors. â€œCongratulations to the board members, and thanks to the Northwest Florida Community Hospital staff, who provide us our meeting place and this great breakfast,â€? Everett said.
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Saturday, November 23, 2013
VES students receive letter from Vietnamese pen-pals Special to the News Students in Mrs. Ledet’s 3rd and 4th grade class at Vernon Elementary are learning the old fashioned way of long-distance correspondence. Earlier this year they all received letters from their Vietnamese Pen Special to the News Pals — 12 time zone Vernon Elementary School students recently received letters from Vietnamese pen pals. hours away. Each student
pictures of themselves. Mrs. Ledet also sent some hot apple cider packs, so their pen-pals can experience something from the U.S., not sold in their own country. The students in both countries will learn about life and customs from their newly found friendships, from countries half way around the world from their own.
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also received a special souvenir gift, a carefully sculpted sea shell keychain, from the small coastal town of Vung Tau, and had the opportunity to sample authentic Vietnamese candy. The children have just finished writing their return letters on special fall-time stationary to send a long with individual laminated leaf-art pictures, and
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ADVERTISEMENT: SALE OF COUNTY SURPLUS REAL PROPERTY In accordance with Florida Statutes 125.35, notice is given that Washington County is offering for sale certain real property located in Washington County, Florida. Any interested buyer may obtain the addresses and other related information of the surplus real property by picking up a copy of the property list at the Washington County Annex located at 1331 South Blvd, Chipley, FL 32428, or can download said list of available properties from the Washington County website, www.http://www.washingtonfl. com/planning/plan%20dept.htm. The property will be sold “as is” by Quitclaim Deed and subject to all zoning and land use limitations. Bidders shall conduct such title searches and other investigations as the bidder deems appropriate. Bidders must rely solely upon their own information and not on any information provided by any officer, employees or agents of Washington County. The successful bidder shall pay all documentary stamps and recording fees. Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope labeled “BID FOR SURLUS REAL PROPERTY” and on the form which may be requested from the Washington County Board Annex, 1331 South Blvd, Chipley, FL 32428, Phone 850.638.6200. The bid shall include a bid deposit in the form of a personal check in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid price. The bid form included in the envelope must contain the name, phone number and address of the bidder, along with the bid price. Up to three (3) alternative phone numbers may be included. The Deed will be issued in the name of the bidder. Any alternative terms or extraneous information in the bid will result in rejection of the bid for failure to meet the bidding requirements. Bids must be delivered by hand delivery or mail to the Washington County Annex, Attention County Coordinator, 1331 South Blvd, Chipley, FL 32428. Bids must be received by no later than 11:00 A.M., the 30th day of December, 2013, and will be opened on around 11:15 A.M. on said date. The bidder accepts the risk of late delivery by postal or other delivery service and absolutely no bid will be accepted after the date and time stated above. Promptly after the opening, the highest bidder complying with this notice will be announced and, if not present, contacted by phone. ONLY A MINIMUM BID OF THE ASSESSED PROPERTY VALUE WILL BE ACCEPTED. THE HIGHEST BID IS SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY THE WASHINGTON COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS. The County reserves the right to accept or reject any and all offers in the best interest of the County. The highest accepted bidder will be given twenty four (24) hours to tender payment of the full bid price plus recording fees and documentary stamps by cash or certified funds payable to Washington County. All other deposits will be returned to bidders present or by mail to the address provided in the bid. Upon failure to comply, the non-refundable bid deposit will be used to defray the cost of advertising, property maintenance, and any deficiency in re-soliciting the bids if the highest 5018944 bidder fails to proceed with the purchase.
The Washington County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Hairitage House Salon and Boutique on Tuesday in Chipley. Owners Tomalita Granberry and Julie Sellers operate a full service family salon with a gift boutique, and they specialize in Redkin color and Tommy Taylor acrylic nails. The business is located at 1300 N. Railroad Ave.
Community CALENDAR SATURDAY
The Holmes County Community Health Clinic located at 203 W. Iowa Street, Bonifay, will be open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., the first and third Saturday The Alford Community Health Clinic will be the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month, from 10 a.m. until the last patient is seen. 10 a.m. – noon: Children’s education day 4th Saturday of every month North Bay Clan Tribal Grounds, 1560 Lonnie Road.
8 p.m.: Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in the board room at Graceville-Campbellton Hospital in Graceville.
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.
VMS celebrates Veteran’s Day Vernon Middle School celebrated Veteran’s Day with a ceremony honoring military veterans Nov. 11. The gymnasium was filled with students, parents and community leaders gathered with a common goal, to honor our military past and present. Several military veterans participated in Special to the News the mid-day program. In addition to student presentations, Vernon Middle School’s Young Boyz to Men Club, Jr. BETA Club, Band, and fifth grade chorus, played an instrumental part in saluting those who have and are currently serving. Vernon High School’s Junior ROTC posted colors. The program concluded with a candle lighting ceremony signifying Veteran’s passing the torch of responsibility on to the next generation.
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, November 23, 2013
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Community events Dixie Youth Basketball Sign-Ups BONIFAY — Holmes County Dixie Youth Basketball Sign-Ups will be held from 9 a.m. to noon today, Nov. 23, at the Bonifay Recreational Center (Under the Pavilion. Age groups will be five to seven years old, eight to 10 years old and 11 to 13 years old. The cost to sign-up is $40. Please bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me via email email@example.com or cell phone 768-0548.
Santa’s Sluggers Softball Tournament CHIPLEY — The 2013 Santa’s Sluggers Benefit Softball Tournament will be held today, Nov. 23, at Pals Park in Chipley. Register a team for $150 per team deadline is Nov. 13. Teams must be equal (5 Males and 5 Females). No competitive travel teams will be allowed. Business sponsorships are available for $75 and includes recognition and a logo on the shirts. The proceeds will benefit Washington County’s neediest on Christmas because no child should wake up to an empty tree. For more information email Seamus O’Neill at Washington County EMS at, seamus_emt@hotmail. com or email Andrea Gainey at the Washington County Sheriff ’s Office
Caryville Turkey Shoot CARYVILLE — Caryville Volunteer Fire Department will be holding their annual Turkey Shoot fundraiser at 10 a.m. today, Nov. 23, on State Road 90 located beside the Caryville Town Hall. Turkey and ham will be provided at $3 per shot. 12, 16, 20 and 410 gauge shells will also be provided.
thrill ride, with its astonishing animation and an all-star voice cast that includes Colin Farrell, Oscar Winner Christoph Waltz and Steven Tyler. The library is located at 1444 Jackson Ave. (Highway 90) in Chipley.
A Jazzy Christmas
CHIPLEY — Looking for a great way to kick off the holiday season? Join the Chipley High School Jazz Ensemble for “A Jazzy Christmas” Dinner Concert on Dec. Relay For Life Bake Sale 2. Sponsored by the Chipley Band CHIPLEY — The Northwest Florida Boosters, this event features a steak Community Hospital will be holding dinner, accompanied by the sounds of the holiday season performed live a Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. by the talented musicians of the CHS on Tuesday, Nov. 26. All proceeds Jazz Ensemble. Tickets are $45 per will go to the Holmes/Washington couple or $30 per person. Proceeds County Relay For Life. from the event will help the CHS Band in its fundraising effort to travel It’s Movie Time to Washington DC in May 2014 to pay a musical tribute to our country’s CHIPLEY — The Washington veterans as part of the National County Public Library will be Memorial Day Concert Series at the holding movie time at 3:30 p.m. on National World War II Monument. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the Chipley “A Jazzy Christmas” begins branch. The movie being shown will at 6 P.M., at the First Baptist be “Epic.” From the creators of Ice Age comes the year’s funniest, most Church Student Building on South Boulevard. Advance tickets can exhilarating animated adventure. be purchased from any CHS Band Transported to a magical world, member or parent, or make your a teenager (Amanda Seyfried) is reservation by phone through recruited by a nature spirit, Queen the CHS Band Office at 638-6100, Tara (Beyoncé Knowles), to help the “Leafman” save their existence extension 525, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org before and ours from evil warriors. The whole family will love this fast paced Nov. 26.
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The Wausau-based Sunshine State APBTC dog show draws contestants from all over the country to Washington County.
TDC from page A1 to grant $400 to the ADBA dog show to go toward national advertising. The board also tabled accepting the resignation of Scott Sweeney from the TDC. Sweeney submitted a letter informing the board of his intention to move to Holmes County to reside, although he will continue to work at Falling Waters State Park in Chipley. Lopez said she would research whether or not members of the TDC were required to live in the county that the council serves. Another member, Mark Hess, now also resides out-
side the county, so Lopez will find out if they can continue to serve on the TDC. The board also put off advertising the open seat on the TDC until the matter can be researched. Linda Cain, mayor of Chipley, is being replaced on the TDC board by Lee Dell Kennedy, a city councilman who serves as Chipley’s mayor pro tem. The board voted to renew Cain, Hess and Dana Phillips’ terms during the meeting. The board members also voted to cancel their December meeting due to the holidays.
re-elected from page A1 Board member Amy Wiwi announced the Chamber’s plans to hold its first annual Chili Cook-Off on Dec. 7 as part of the city’s Christmas Fest. “We’re limiting entry to 10 entries, and we already have six,” Wiwi said. “If you have one of the best chili recipes in Washington County, then be sure to sign up.” The cook-off will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Farmers Market Complex in downtown Chipley with chili judging beginning at 5:30 p.m. During the November Chipley City Council meeting, Everett invited Mayor Linda Cain and the city council members to come serve as judges for the cookoff. The public is invited to attend all of the Christmas Fest events. The annual Christmas Parade will begin at 3:30 p.m. with line-up beginning at 2:30 p.m. at the old Chipley High School track. Photos with Santa will be available from 2 to 3 p.m. and from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the gazebo downtown. At 5:30 p.m. there will be a reading of the Cajun “The Night Before Christmas” by Kermit Soileau. The Spanish Trail Playhouse will also stage their program, “A Classic Chipley Christmas,” at 7 p.m. at the historic Chipley High School auditorium, on Dec. 7. There will also be carriage and pony rides, food and drinks and the Wash-
Wayland Fulford, left, and Amy Wiwi stand as they are congratulated on being re-elected to the Washington County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors on Thursday. ington County Historical Museum will be holding an Open House as part of the Christmas festivities. The program’s topic was Affordable Care Act: Key Small Business Provisions, and it was presented by Donna Padgug, a business development specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration North Florida District Office. “Businesses that have fewer than 25 full-time employees and that pay average annual wages below $50,000 and contribute 50 percent or more toward employees’ self-only health insurance premiums may qualify for a small business tax credit of up to 35 percent,” Padgug said. “In 2014 this credit goes up to 50 percent.” Another change will be
the requirement that aggregate annual health care costs be reported on the W-2. However, the W-2 reporting requirement does not apply to employers required to file fewer than 250 Form W-2s in the previous calendar year. “The employee does not have to pay tax on this amount, it is just for informational purposes.” Padgug said employees of small businesses will have insurance options in January 2014, with open enrollment now ongoing, through the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP), which will provide a broader-based insurance pool for small businesses to participate in. The SHOP program will offer small businesses increased purchasing power
to obtain a better choice of high-quality coverage at a lower cost. The SHOP program will also pool risks for small groups and reduce administrative complexity, reducing costs. In 2016, employers with up to 100 employees will be able to participate.
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Donna Padgug, a business development specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration North Florida District Office, discusses the Affordable Health Care Act at the Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s meeting on Thursday in Chipley. “The more people you ers the risk and ultimately it have in your pool, the better lowers premium costs,” she it is for everyone and it low- said.
growth from page A1 Once the sites are visited and ranked, negotiations begin and after due diligence a final site is selected. At that point, there is an announcement made and incentive assistance is offered, Sassano said. Andrew Rhodes of Gulf Power explained the economic potential of a 100-job industry locating in Washington County by using a real example of an industry that was looking to locate in the Panhandle. A food processing facility seeking a 160,000 squarefoot building with 22-foot ceilings and 10-15 acres was looking to locate in the region. The facility needed 660,430 gallons of water per day, which is a requirement beyond the capacity of any water utility in Washington County. “When I saw that, I had to say, ‘we’d love to help you, but we just can’t do it,’” said Ted Everett, executive director of the Chamber of Commerce. “That is a tremendous
amount of water,” Sassano said. “There are not very many municipalities in our area that could handle that type of a request.” However, if the county had been capable of hosting such a facility, those 100 jobs would have generated over $5 million in labor income and another $3.8 million in indirect and induced effect on the local economy, Rhodes said. “The impact is truly regional,” Rhodes said. “Only 36.8 percent of the workforce in Washington County comes from Washington County.” Workers for jobs in Washington County also come from Jackson, Holmes, Bay Walton, Calhoun, Escambia, Okaloosa, Leon and Gulf Counties as well, with Jackson County leading the pack with 13.5 percent. “The high tide floats all boats,” Everett said. “Job creation is not just something that helps those 100 people, it’s good for the whole county.”
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potential developers. “This year I am working on 52 projects, and so far two of those have actually made announcements,” Sassano said. He often travels to New Jersey, Dallas and Atlanta to meet with site consultants and to prospect for industries that could relocate to Florida. The final step is closing the deal, Sassano said, which includes identifying state and local incentives and coordinating with the client to complete the agreement. “When companies look at sites as possible locations, it is more of a process of elimination,” Sassano said. “Companies look to eliminate as many locations as possible before they actually start looking at sites.” The first phase of site searching begins with a ranking of the site criteria, mapping the coverage area, issuing a Request for Proposals, and then selecting communities where the business may succeed.
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Gap Pond church honors veterans
McKinney then read them a special poem she had composed for Veteran’s Day. The church also sang patriotic songs and did the Pledge of Allegiance.
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— Aim to keep our country free, To aim for the salvation of the Lord in heaven
CHIPLEY — On Nov. 10, the members of Gap Pond Freewill Baptist Church held a special ceremony for the veterans of the church. Veterans present that day included Willie Morris (USAF RET), Guy Webb (USAF RET), and John Dailey (USMC). The church also remembered recently passed veterans Joe Fontaine (USAF RET) and Joe Russo (USA RET), 28 veterans buried in the church cemetery, and a church veteran not present, Robert Walters (US Army). Each veteran received a small US flag. Eunice
‘America’ By Eunice O McKinney
— Memories, the ones our parents passed down to us and the ones we create with our children. Memories the soldiers took with them that reminded them of what they were fighting for (family and freedom)
— Education – To learn right from wrong, good from evil, to learn the word of God in the house of our choosing. To educate others of mistakes made in the past (History).
— Remember the loved ones and beliefs we defend to keep this land free. (Rights) Religion, Respect, and Redemption
— Inheritance – that speaks for itself, what we’ve learned and passed down SPECIAL TO THE NEWS to our family and friends (knowledge) Veterans Willie Morris,
Guy Webb, John Dailey (seated) on Veterans Day at Gap Pond Freewill Baptist Church. Below, Eunice McKinney reading her Veterans Day poem, “America,” on Nov. 11.
— Children – the future of America. Teach them the history of past, present, and what to expect in the future, the glory of God and their rights and freedom (future).
— America – Our home. What it means to some:
Aim to make Memories to learn to Educate future Americans to Remember the Battles of God and Country to teach Inheritance of what we pass down to our Children which are the future of America
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Saturday, November 23, 2013
Abuse leaves mental scars that last Several news stories have surfaced recently about abusive school teachers, babysitters and more. In some cases, the abuse was documented by audio recording devices or hidden cameras. When I lived in another state, one youngster recorded ongoing violence in a foster home and sent it to a local TV news station, revealing that people who’d won accolades for taking in children were actually abusive thugs. After reading one such story online last SHANNON week, I was intrigued SEYLER by the public Faithfully Yours commentary, much of which involved people’s own stories of abuse. These harrowing tales recalled memories of beatings and psychological abuse, often in school settings. If you think it doesn’t matter who handles our society’s children, think again. I had a dreadful first grade teacher. In her “care,” children were whipped, ridiculed, harassed and constantly berated. Her actions deeply affected me. It wasn’t physical violence in my case, but an onslaught of intensely hostile remarks coupled with a publicly humiliating experience. By contrast, my preschool experiences involved gentle, patient people. I remember kindergarten fondly. First grade, not so much. So why would I even remember first grade today? Because my teacher, a sadistic old bag, made quite an impression on me. She was a teacher, all right. I learned classroom basics better from every other teacher before and since, but she did teach me one thing: how not
NONPROFIT OF THE WEEK: THE FLORIDA HISTORICAL SOCIETY The Florida Historical Society is a statewide organization dedicated to preserving the rich history of the Sunshine State. It was originally founded in St. Augustine in 1856, later reorganizing in 1902. In 2002, the group celebrated its 100th annual meeting in Mount Dora, FL. The organization’s library houses an extensive collection of books, maps, manuscripts, documents, photographs and other historical items. Their Facebook page has an intriguing “Today in Florida History” segment. The group additionally hosts the “Florida Frontiers” weekly radio magazine and a lecture series. With a statewide focus, the Florida Historical Society has been a reliable guardian of Florida’s historical heritage for over a century. Florida Historical Society http://www.myfloridahistory.org 435 Brevard Ave. Cocoa, FL 32922 321-690-1971 to treat others. Fortunately, it’s not as easy to get away with mistreating children, the elderly and the disabled as it was in previous generations. I’ve seen videos of nursing home employees striking elderly patients. Maybe if more nursing homes used cameras, employees would reconsider harming people in their care. Some chronic abusers gravitate toward careers leaving them in charge of people weaker than themselves. They may shift from one school, hospital or institution to the next, and by the time their offenses are discovered, there’s an extensive trail of damage. Memories of abuse can last a lifetime. Mistreat a child, and there’s an excellent chance he’ll remember it in old age. On the other hand, most abusers go comfortably to their graves without
a moment’s thought for those whose lives they’ve wrecked. Victims of abuse can suffer for years, even after their abuser has died or moved away. Bad memories cause bitterness that can haunt people for life. The bullies win twice, once when perpetrating the harm, and again whenever the victim remembers it. Almost every religion teaches some variation of the Golden Rule. Some act as if it doesn’t apply when dealing with children. But notice that the rule isn’t followed by the words, “unless they’re younger than you.” It also doesn’t say, “unless they’re elderly” or even “unless they’re animals.” The Golden Rule doesn’t have an escape clause. So if you’re dealing with living beings of any age, be careful. The things you say and do can have lifelong effects, both on yourself and others.
Faith EVENTS DiBiase to visit Chipley church CHIPLEY — Threetime WWF Tag Team Champion Ted DiBiase, “The Million Dollar Man,” will be at the First Presbyterian Church in Chipley at 6 p.m. today, Nov. 23. Tickets are $15 and include a meal and the program. All proceeds go to the First Presbyterian Church Roof Fund. For tickets or for more information call the church at 638-1629.
11 a.m., on Dec. 7 at the Washington County Ag Center. Be sure to wear your beautiful hats. the guest speaker will be Minister Jweana Lowe of the 2nd United Holiness Church in Donalsonville, Ga.
St. Luke’s Fine Art Series
MARIANNA — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will be holding its Fine Art Series at 4 p.m. on Dec. 15. This installment THE MCKAMEYS of the series will be featuring the Capital FUMC Bake Sale is free. The public is held at 6 p.m., in the Cordsmen and their invited to attend. For evening. Other choirs CHIPLEY — The First Barbershop Quartets. more information, call participating are the United Methodist A Meet the Artists Chris Smith at 768-0843 Masterworks Choir of Church of Chipley will Reception will follow the or email mtzionindp@ Enterprise and Walton be holding a Bake Sale recital. Donations will be gmail.com. County High School starting at 10 a.m. on accepted. The church is choir. If you would like to Tuesday, Nov. 26, and located at 4362 Lafayette participate or to find out Wednesday, Nov. 27, at Clara Baker Street in Marianna. For more, please contact Roy Advance Auto Parts in more information call Memorial Hoobler (royhoobler@ Chipley. There will be 482-2431. yahoo.com) by Dec. 1. cookies, brownies, pies CHIPLEY — The and more. All items are 5th United Holiness Holiday Mass/ homemade. Proceeds Church will be holding Advent recital will go to the mission a memorial service for schedules and lunch trip fund to God’s grace Sister Clara Baker at CHIPLEY — St. Joseph BONIFAY — Bonifay Ministry in Africa. For 11 a.m. on Nov. 30 at the Worker Catholic First United Methodist more information call the church. All family Church in Chipley will Church will hold an Luke or Hope Schofield friends, co-workers and hold Holiday Services on at 638-0010. loved ones are invited to Advent recital/luncheon the following schedule: for the community come to this memorial Reconciliation at St. at 11:30 on Dec. 4, to celebration. The church Leonia Baptist Anne in Marianna on celebrate this special is located at 708 Peach Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. and season. The program Church Free Street in Chipley. on Dec. 11 at St. Joseph will feature music for Thanksgiving Dinner the Worker at 6 p.m.; Advent and Christmas ‘Everyone Sing! Mass Schedule, Dec. LEONIA — There will be performed by the Vigil Mass at St. a Free Community Wide Choir Festival’ in church’s organist, Roy 24, Joseph the Worker at 5 Thanksgiving Dinner at Hoobler, ending with Bonifay p.m.; Midnight Mass at noon on Thursday, Nov. the famous “Hallelujah St. Anne, Marianna; and 28, at Leonia Baptist BONIFAY —- Bonifay Chorus.” The Christmas Day, Dec. 25, Church, 1124 Gillman First United Methodist community is invited to Mass will be held at St. Road, Leonia. For more Church is hosting take their lunch break information call 956-9992. “Everyone Sing! Choir for this 25 minute recital. Anne at 8:30 a.m. and St. Joseph the Worker at 11 Festival” on Feb. 1, Lunch will be served a.m. The Baptist in the Fellowship all Mt. Zion presents 2014. College of Florida will immediate following for the McKameys be our guest artist and 30 minutes. Red Hill UMC Dr. William H. Davis of ESTO — Mt. Zion Mission Supper the college will be our Independent Baptist Women with guest conductor. All BONIFAY — Red Hill Church will present the Hattitude choirs and/or singers are UMC’s next Mission McKameys at 7 p.m. on CHIPLEY – 5th United welcome to participate Supper will be Jan. 24, Nov. 30. Holiness Church will be 2014. We take the months The church is located in a day of fun activities holding a Women With and fellowship. A of October, November at 3205 Highway 2 in Hattitude Program at festival concert will be and December off. Esto, and the concert
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Ebro man one of 10 arrested in police sting Suspects charged with intent to have sex with a minor DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — Police arrested 10 area men, including an Ebro resident, on charges of intent to have sexual relations with a minor, according to a news release from the Walton County Sheriff ’s Office. The WCSO, along with other members of the North Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, conducted an operation called “Operation Turkey Hunt” to take all violators into custody who traveled from multiple locations to Walton County with the intent to have sexual relations with a minor. Arrested in the sting operation were: John Reyes, 42, of Mobile, Ala., charged with one count obscene communication use computer to seduce solicit lure child and one charge obscene communication travel to meet use computer to solicit guardian; Ren Greco, 25, of Lynn Haven; charged with one count obscene communication use computer to seduce solicit lure child and one count obscene communication travel to meet after use computer to lure child; Mohammed Alhamdy, 30, of Fort Walton Beach, charged with one count obscene communication use computer to solicit parent guardian consent and one count obscene communication travel to meet use computer to solicit guardian;
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The Walton County Sheriff’s Office, along with the North Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, recently arrested 10 area residents in an online sting operation. Scott Newbern, 51, of Sandestin, (originally from Brunswick, Ga., but was attending a conference), charged with one count obscene communication use computer to solicit parent guardian consent and one count obscene communication travel to meet use computer to solicit guardian; Charles Maines, 21, of Ebro, charged with one count obscene communication use computer to solicit parent guardian consent and one count obscene communication travel to meet use computer to solicit guardian; Jerry Hartman, 40, of Fort Rucker, Ala., charged with one count obscene communication use computer to solicit parent
guardian consent and one count obscene communication travel to meet use computer to solicit guardian; William Moodie, 24, of Sandestin, charged with one count obscene communication use computer to seduce solicit lure child and one charge misdemeanor obscene communication; Timothy Coffey, 39, of Fort Walton Beach, charged with one count obscene communication use computer to solicit parent guardian consent and one count obscene communication travel to meet use computer to solicit guardian; Melvin Andrews, 24, of Fort Walton Beach, charged with one count obscene communication
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11-3472 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION ✳
use computer to seduce solicit lure child and one count obscene communication travel to meet after use computer to lure child; Nick Walker, 22, of Freeport, charged with one count obscene communication use computer to solicit parent guardian consent and one count obscene communication travel to meet use computer to solicit guardian. “We want those individuals who would prey on our children to be afraid of what is waiting behind the door for them,” Walton County Sheriff Mike Adkinson said. “I want them to understand that when it comes to protecting our children, we are the boogeyman waiting to get them.” The operation ran from Nov. 13-18. During the course of the operation, numerous posts were placed on several social networking sites. The undercover profiles that were used online were mostly of juvenile females and males with the approximate age of 12 to 13 years old. The online advertisements had been posted to target suspects who engage in sexual activities with underage minors within the state of Florida. Ten individuals responded to online advertisements through the use of email and electronic communications. According to police, during conversations between some of the suspects and the undercover officer, who was posing as a 12-year-old female’s mother, the suspects solicited the “mother” to engage in sexual activity with the 12-year-old female. Other conversations con-
Case #: 2011-CA-000546 Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage Plaintiff, -vs.Stephanie L. M. Cook a/k/a Stephine L. M. Cook; Washington County, Florida; Unknown Parties in Possession #1, If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated October 24, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2011-CA-000546 of the
Circuit Court of the 14th Judicial Circuit in and for Washington County, Florida, wherein Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage, Plaintiff and Stephanie L. M. Cook a/k/a Stephine L. M. Cook are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Linda Hayes Cook, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT COURTHOUSE STEP OF THE WASHINGTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 201 WEST JACKSON AVENUE, CHIPLEY, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M. CENTRAL STANDARD TIME. on January 8, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 9, BLOCK 213, OF SUNNY HILLS UNIT TWO, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
sisted of the suspect engaging in conversations with the undercover officer, posing as a 13year-old male, and the suspect soliciting the 13-year-old male to engage in sexual activity, according to police. During the course of the conversations, the suspects obtained an address, and upon arrival at the location the suspects were all taken into custody. The suspects’ ages ranged from early 20s to early 50s, and occupations run the gamut from activeduty military to steel worker, retail sales, unemployed and a preacher. All suspects were booked at the Walton County Department of Corrections. Each suspect was issued a $1 million bond with the release conditions of no contact with minors and that they be required to wear an electronic tracking device, according to police. To combat the online sexual exploitation of children, many hours were devoted to the planning and execution of this operation, Adkinson said. In the coming weeks, additional arrests could be made in connection with Operation Turkey Hunt. In addition to the Walton County Sheriff ’s Office, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, St Johns County Sheriff ’s Office, Gainesville Police Department, Escambia County Sheriff ’s Office, Pensacola Police Department, Bay County Sheriff ’s Office, Tallahassee Police Department and Crestview Police Department all participated in the task force investigation.
PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 28-37, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF WASHINGTON 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. 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 at (850) 747-5338, at least seven (7) days before your scheduled court appearance, or imme-
diately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days. If you are hearing impaired, call 711. Linda Hayes Cook CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Washington County, Florida K. McDaniel DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT Submitted By: ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHÉ, LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 As published in the Washington County News on November 23, 2013 and November 30, 2013
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A6 | Washington County News 12-3468 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED Notice is hereby given that CHT PARTNERS, the holder of the following Tax 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: Tax Certificate Number: 2673 Year of Issuance: 2011 Parcel ID#: 06-0369-0004 Description of Property: LOT 4 BLOCK 369 SUNNY HILLS UNIT 6 as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2 pg 60-76. Assessed to: ANTHONY CERLINI, PAUL B PENNDORF, GEORGE R BAIRD, JOHN C LILLIE, MCKINLEY KOCH, EDITH C CORRELL, JULIAN E POOLE, RICHARD A WEEKS, HELEN L ROBERTS, ALBERT LIPP, MANETTO INVESTMENT CO All said property being in Washington County, Florida. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such Certificate will be sold to the highest bidder at the courthouse door on January 08, 2014 at 10:00 AM Dated this 19th, day of November, 2013. LINDA HAYES COOK CLERK OF COURT, WASHINGTON COUNTY FLORIDA By Trudee Wills, Deputy Clerk Nov 23, 30 Dec 07, 14, 2013. Notice of Application for Tax Deed Notice is hereby given that, TC Tampa 1, LLC, the holder of the following certificate, has filed said Tax Certificate to be issued thereon. The parcel number, certificate number, year of issuance, description of the property and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate Number 0447Year of Issuance 2011 Parcel ID#: 00-1439-0000 Assessed To: Britney J Menckeberg Description of Property: ORB 810 Page 74 Section 4, Township 4 North, Range 13. For full legal description contact the Washington County Clerk’s Office. All 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 Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 10:00 AM. Dated this 18th, day of November, 2013.Linda Hayes Cook, Clerk of Court, Washington Co. FL. By: Kayla E, Deputy Clerk As published in the Washington County News on November 23, 30 and December 7, 14, 2013.
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4 Family Yard Sale Nov. 23, 8:00 until, Furniture, Scentsy, Adult and children’s clothes, toys and lots more. In front of Dr. Taylors office Highway 90. 5 Family Yard Sale, Saturday Nov. 23 8AM until. Adult and children’s clothes, household items, hunting supplies, craft supplies, furniture ECT. Parking lot of Taylor chiropractic, corner of 7th street and Highway 90. 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. Yard Sale Saturday, November 23 8 a.m-until. 1032 Brickyard Rd, Chipley. Across from Westpoint-Stevens.
Craftsman Tool Chest 10 drawers all 14-3/8” Deep. 6 @ 6-1/2”WX1-1/2”H; 3 @ 11-1/4”WX1-1/2”H; 1 @ 22-1/4”WX2-1/2”H W/Keys. Good Condition $125. Coleman Generator 5000ER 4000KW in/Trailer w/Road Axle. Techmseh 10HP Motor 1-120V Outlet and 1-240V Outlets. Runs Very Good $300. Sentry Safe Fire and Weather Model S6520 on wheels. 10-1/2”WX20-1/2DX34-1/2” High outside Dims. With lock drawer inside, keypad W/Handle $300. Call Harry at 850-773-7610. SIX DAY VACATION in Orlando, Florida! Regularly $1,175.00. Yours today for only $389.00! You SAVE 67 percent. PLUS One- week car rental included. Call for details. 1-800-985-1463 Wanted: Junk appliances. Lawn-mowers, farm and garden equipment, golf carts, satellites for free. I will pick up. Call (850)-547-0088
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but will train the right candidate. Apply in person Tues-Sat Web ID 34272895 txt FL72895 to 56654 General The First United Methodist Church of Chipley Florida is seeking a candidate to fill the temporary position of Custodian. The position may lead to a permanent position. Duties include cleaning the building, ordering supplies and maintaining equipment. Required work experience includes three years in a service role and a minimum of six months as a custodian. Compensation based on experience. ( $13,500.00 $16,500.00 per year) For additional information on the job requirements you may call the Office Administrator at 850-638-0010. Email your resume to email@example.com. Location: 1285 Jackson Avenue, Chipley, Florida 32428 ADMINISTRATIVE The Holmes County Board of County Commissioners is currently accepting applications for two (2) Temporary Clerical Data Entry Positions for disaster related work to assist with FEMA DR-4138. For application, log on to www.holmescountyfl.org and click on job openings. For complete job description contact Wanda Stafford or Tiffany Majors at the Holmes County Emergency Management Office, 1001 East Hwy 90, Bonifay, FL 32425, or call (850) 547-1112. Please turn in your application to the Holmes County Emergency Management Office no later than 4:00 pm on December 2, 2013. Holmes County is a D r u g - F r e e Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.
Washington County News & Holmes County Times-Advertiser 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 firstname.lastname@example.org EOE, Drug-Free Workplace No phone calls, please Web ID#: 34268870 ✳
Position: Clerical Assistant (Part Time) - Police Dept. The City of Chipley is accepting applications for a Clerical Assistant (PT) in the Police Dept. Minimum Requirements: Knowledge in the preparation of out processing and destruction of archive case files, surplus property and evidence. Must submit to a background check through fingerprinting to the F.B.I./State. Mail or hand deliver application and or resume to the Police Department, P.O. Box 1007, Chipley, FL. 32428. Deadline: Open until filled. EOE/Drug Free Workplace.
Position: Street Crewman II The City of Chipley is accepting applications for a Street Crewman II. Minimum Requirements: Knowledge of general and ground maintenance procedures, including skill in operation and maintenance of equipment and tools. Education and Experience: High School diploma or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma. One (1) year experience operating heavy equipment. Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Florida class “A” CDL. Must be eligible for a D.O.C. Inmate Supervisor Card. Deadline: Open until filled. EOE/Drug Free Workplace
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 danspawn.com 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
SPECTRACARE HEALTH SYSTEMS WILL BE HOLDING OPEN INTERVIEWS FOR ALL JOB VACANCIES LISTED BELOW. DATE: NOVEMBER 25, 2012 TIME: 10:00AM 2:00PM WHERE: GENEVA COUNTY FARM CENTER STATE HIGHWAY 52 GENEVA, AL 36340 POSITIONS: PART TIME AND RELIEF STAFF MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIANS IN SAMSON AND GENEVA AREA FOR GROUP HOMES. QUALIFICATIONS: HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA/GED REQUIRED. MUST BE ABLE TO PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK, MOTOR VEHICLE RECORD CHECK AND DRUG SCREEN. MUST POSSESS A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE. APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVALIABLE FOR EACH APPLICANT TO FILL OUT ON THE DAY OF THE INTERVIEW AT THE GENEVA COUNTY FARM CENTER. ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS EVENT MAY BE DIRECTED TO OUR HR DEPARTMENT AT (334) 712-2720 EXT:218.
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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
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3BR/1½BA, 3BR/2BA Doublewide w/fireplace in town. Water included. Section 8 Accepted. 850-260-9795. Large 16x15 Master Bedroom, large covered deck. 3BR/2BA MH, 3/4mile from elementary school. Hwy 177A. Family oriented park. $600.00/mth. (850)547-3746. FOR RENT Nice mobile home excellent location in Chipley. No Pets. 850-638-4640
Space for rent downtown Chipley. (850)638-1918 Retail Store Space available.Main Street. Downtown Chipley. 850-638-1918
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. Two Bdrm. Apartment w/fireplace. Bonifay area.Includes all utilities. $500/month. (850)326-4548.
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For Rent, nice 3BR/2BA MH. Real nice, quiet area, deep well water. Just South of Chipley. Sorry no pets. Day phone 638-4630, night phone 638-1434.
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.
Mobile Home For Rent 3BR/2BA in Chipley Area $650 Very private w/Big Back Yard. NO PETS. Leave # for return Call 850-258-1594.
Mobile Homes For Rent 2 and 3 Bedrooms in Cottondale, Central Heat and Air. $400 - $500 a month. 850-258-1594. Singlewide and Doublewide for rent Bonifay and Chipley rental references required and one year lease. 638-2999.
TENN. LAND BARGAIN WITH FREE BOAT SLIP! 1.70 acres meadows overlooks 140 acre Nature Preserve, streams & ponds. Only $19,900. 6.1 acre hardwoods Only $27,900. FREE boat slips. Excellent financing, little down. Call now 1-877888-0267, x446
Wanted: Farms, Timber & Hunting tracts for S. Fl. buyers. Owners only. Call Ted Knight Lic. RE.Broker (850)545-7243.
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.
BACK ON MARKET! Priced to sell! 8 beautiful acres originally offered at $139,900. NOW just $39,900. Fully complete community. No time frame to build. Call for more info: (888)434-9611. Gulf Atlantic Land Sales, LLC, Broker. NORTH GEORGIA Mountain Land Bargain! 17 Acres abuts US National Forest only $59,900. was $199,900. Gorgeous mountain top setting, gentle slope, crystal clear mountain streams. Enjoy tremendous privacy. RV friendly. Only one like this. Must see. Excellent financing. Call now 866-952-5303, x 76
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.
2BR/2BA Mobile Homes W/G included. $400 plus Deposit. 5 4 7 - 4 2 3 2 , 850-527-4911.
‘99 Camaro Z-28 White Convertible, 16,000 Orig Miles, Garage kept, Like New $16,500 serious inquire only 638-0668.
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C-175 Aircarft, Low airframe Hrs, IFR equipped. In annual, ready to go. Will sell or trade for motorhome, equal value, $25,000; 850-849-6842.
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PUBLIC AUCTIONMultiple Companies Online & Onsite Saturday, Nov 23 at 10am 5553 Anglers Ave, Bldg 4, Dania Beach, Fl 33312 Vehicles, Computers, Office Furniture, Office Equipment, Dymo Drills, Paint Machine, Warehouse Items and more!Visit www.moeckerauctions.com for d e t a i l s Moecker Auctions (800) 840-BIDS$100 ref. cash dep.15% -18%BP Subj to confirm. AB-1098 AU-3219, Eric Rubin
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.
3 Bdr/2B MH in country outside Bonifay. $650/mo, $350/depo. Available Dec. 1. (850)326-3867, (850)547-1278.
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Home for sale on Northride Ln. on north side of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Bonifay. $ 1 2 5 , 0 0 0 . (850)768-0165.
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Please submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE, Drug-free workplace
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