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‘Add’ Pourbaix, 71, of Lake City

Adhemar Francois “Add” Pourbaix, 71, of Lake City died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012 at the Suwannee Valley Care Center in Lake City following a long illness. He was born in Miami and resided in Lake City for the past 10 years. He owned a paint and body shop in Miami for many years and was owner of Cleaning Equipment & Supply Co in Miami for many years until his retirement. He was a graduate of Southwest Senior High School.  Mr. Pourbaix loved spending time with his family, enjoyed his cows and tending to his property and also hunting and salt water fishing.

He is survived by daughters Theresa “Terry” Ogden (Frank) of Homestead, Fla. and Deborah “Debbie” Christie (Marty) of Glen St. Mary; brother Frank (Stephanie) Pourbaix of Ocoee, Fla.; grandchildren Robbie Farr of Jacksonville, Barbara Ogden of Branford, Fla., Brandon Ogden of Homestead, Michael Farr and Daniel Farr, both of Glen St. Mary; grandchild Titus Farr of Jacksonville.

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Jack Terry, 63, dies August 30th

Jack Willie Terry, 63, of Macclenny died August 30, 2012 at Macclenny Nursing and Rehab. He was born in Adel, Georgia on May 6, 1949 to the late Sid Terry Sr. and Sivena Smith Terry. Jack has been a resident of Macclenny for one year after moving from Alachua, FL. He enjoyed playing basketball when he was younger. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Betty Jean Terry.

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Ralph Self, 79, of Macclenny dies

Ralph Self, 79, of Macclenny died on September 3, 2012. Mr. Self was born in Macclenny on November 28, 1932 to the late Charles Branson “C. B.” Self and Estelle Newmans Self Williams. He was a United States Navy veteran who proudly served his country in the Korean War as a radioman with the U.S. Navy Hurricane Hunters.

He retired as a truck driver with Central Truck Lines Inc. of Jacksonville and was a resident of Macclenny the past 41 years. Ralph was a jokester, a hard worker, enjoyed playing the guitar, loved going to gospel sings and roller skating, but most of all spending time with his family and friends. He is predeceased by his brothers Branson Self and Johnny Williams.

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Tractor Supply chain eyes former Food Lion space

The former Food Lion grocery store space in the Cornerstone Shopping Center in Macclenny may soon be occupied by the farm and ranch products retailer Tractor Supply Co.

The property owner, Yormaco-Cornerstone, LLC, has petitioned the City of Macclenny to rezone the property to accommodate the new store. Renovation plans were submitted previously.

The Macclenny City Commission will consider on September 11 rezoning about 8.6 acres at the northwest corner of Willis Hodges Road and South 6th Street from Commercial General to Planned Unit Development, or PUD.

PUD is a flexible zoning category in which many of the development restrictions ­— on things like setbacks, landscaping and signage — are negotiated between the city and the property owner, or this case, its agent Weaver Realty Group of Jacksonville.

Assistant City Manager Roger Yarborough said PUD zoning is being sought because the outside storage areas that Tractor Supply Co. has planned for the site are not permitted in districts zoned Commercial General.

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