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Newspapers to be Used for Publication of Legal Notice of Appealable Decisions for the Southern Region; Alabama, Kentucky, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Virginia, West Virginia, Arkansas, Oklahoma, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico

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AGENCY:

Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION:

Notice and correction.

SUMMARY:

Deciding Officers in the Southern Region will publish notice of decisions subject to administrative appeal under 36 CFR part 217 in the legal notice section of the newspapers listed in the Supplementary Information section of this notice. As provided in 36 CFR part 217.5(d), the public shall be advised through Federal Register notice, of the principal newspaper to be utilized for publishing legal notices of decisions. Newspaper publication of notices of decisions is in addition to direct notice of decisions to those known to be interested in or affected by a specific decision. The Responsible Official under 36 CFR part 215 gave annual notice in the Federal Register published on May 18, 2000, of principal newspapers to be utilized for publishing notices of proposed actions and of decisions subject to appeal under 36 CFR part 215. The list of newspapers to be used for 215 notice and decision is corrected.

DATES:

Use of these newspapers for purposes of publishing legal notices of decisions subject to appeal under 36 CFR parts 217 and the use of the corrected newspaper listed under 36 CFR part 215 shall begin on or after the date of this publication.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Jean Paul Kruglewicz, Regional Appeals Coordinator, Southern Region, Planning, 1720 Peachtree Road, NW., Atlanta, Georgia 30309, Phone: 404-347-4867.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Deciding Officers in the Southern Region will give legal notice of decisions subject to appeal under 36 CFR part 217 in the following newspaper which are listed by Forest Service Administrative unit. Where more than one newspaper is listed for any unit, the first newspaper listed is the principal newspaper that will be utilized for publishing the legal notices of decisions. Additional newspapers listed for a particular unit are those newspapers the Deciding Officer expects to use for purposes of providing additional notice. The timeframe for appeal shall be based on the date of publication of the legal notice of the decision in the principal newspaper. The following newspapers will be used to provide notice.

Southern Region

Regional Forester Decisions: Affecting National Forest System lands in more than one state of the 13 states of the Southern Region and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Atlanta Journal, published daily in Atlanta, GA

Southern Region

Regional Forester Decisions: Affecting National Forest System lands in only one state of the 13 states of the Southern Region and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or only one Ranger District will appear in the principal newspaper elected by the National Forest of that state or Ranger District.

National Forests in Alabama, Alabama

Forest Supervisor Decisions: Montgomery Advertiser, published daily in Montgomery, Al

District Ranger Decisions:

Bankhead Ranger District: Northwest Alabamian, published weekly (Monday & Thursday) in Haleyville, AL

Conecuh Ranger District: The Andalusia Star News, published daily (Tuesday through Saturday) in Andalusia, AL

Oakmulgee Ranger District: The Tuscaloosa News, published daily in Tuscaloosa, AL

Shoal Creek Ranger District: The Anniston Star, published daily in Anniston, AL

Talladega Ranger District: The Daily Home, published daily in Talladega, AL

Tuskegee Ranger District: Tuskegee News, published weekly (Thursday) in Tuskegee, AL

Caribbean National Forest, Puerto Rico

Forest Supervisor Decisions:

El Nuevo Dia, published daily in Spanish in San Juan, PR

San Juan Star, published daily in English in San Juan, PRStart Printed Page 69495

Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, Georgia

Forest Supervisor Decisions: The Times, published daily in Gainesville, GA

District Ranger Decisions:

Armuchee Ranger District: Walker County Messenger, published bi-weekly (Wednesday & Friday) in LaFayette, GA

Toccoa Ranger District: The News Observer published weekly (Wednesday) in Blue Ridge, GA

Brasstown Ranger District: North Georgia News, published weekly (Wednesday) in Blairsville, GA

Tallulah Ranger District: Clayton Tribune, published weekly (Thursday) in Clayton, GA

Chattooga Ranger District: Northeast Georgian, published twice weekly (Tuesday & Friday) in Cornelia, GA

Chieftain & Toccoa Record, published twice weekly (Tuesday & Friday) in Toccoa, GA

White County News Telegraph, published weekly (Thursday) in Cleveland, GA

The Dahlonega Nuggett, published weekly (Thursday) in Dahlonega, GA

Cohutta Ranger District: Chatsworth Times, published weekly (Wednesday) in Chatsworth, GA

Oconee Ranger District: Eatonton Messenger, published weekly (Thursday) in Eatonton, GA

Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee

Forest Supervisor Decisions:

Knoxville News Sentinel, published daily in Knoxville, TN (covering McMinn, Monroe, and Polk Counties)

Johnson City Press, published daily in Johnson City, TN (covering Carter, Cocke, Greene, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington Counties)

District Ranger Decisions:

Ocoee-Hiwassee Ranger District: Polk County News, published weekly (Wednesday) in Benton, TN

Tellico-Hiwassee Ranger District: Monroe County Advocate, published weekly (Thursday) in Sweetwater, TN

Nolichucky-Unaka Ranger District: Johnson City Press published daily in Johnson City, TN

Watauga Ranger District: Johnson City Press, published daily in Johnson City, TN

Daniel Boone National Forest, Kentucky

Forest Supervisor Decisions: Lexington Herald-Leader, published daily in Lexington, KY

District Ranger Decisions:

Morehead Ranger District: Morehead News, published bi-weekly (Tuesday and Friday) in Morehead, KY

Stanton Ranger District: The Clay City Times, published weekly (Thursday) in Stanton, KY

London Ranger District: The Sentinel-Echo, published tri-weekly (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) in London, KY

Somerset Ranger District: Commonwealth-Journal, published daily (Sunday through Friday) in Somerset, KY

Stearns Ranger District: McCreary County Record, published weekly (Tuesday) in Whitley City, KY

Redbird Ranger District: Manchester Enterprise, published weekly (Thursday) in Manchester, KY

National Forests in Florida, Florida

Forest Supervisor Decisions: The Tallahassee Democrat, published daily in Tallahassee, FL

District Ranger Decisions:

Apalachicola Ranger District: The Liberty Journal, published weekly (Wednesday) in Bristol, FL

Lake George Ranger District: The Ocala Star Banner, published daily in Ocala, FL

Osceola Ranger District: The Lake City Reporter, published daily (Monday-Saturday) in Lake City, FL

Seminole Ranger District: The Daily Commercial, published daily in Leesburg, FL

Wakulla Ranger District: The Tallahassee Democrat, published daily in Tallahassee, FL

Frances Marion & Sumter National Forest, South Carolina

Forest Supervisor Decisions: The State, published daily in Columbia, SC

District Ranger Decisions

Enoree Ranger District: Newberry Observer, published tri-weekly (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) Newberry, SC

Andrew Pickens Ranger District: The Daily Journal, published daily in Seneca, SC

Long Cane Ranger District: The Augusta Chornicle, published daily in Augusta, GA

Wambaw Ranger district: Post and Courier, published daily in Charleston, SC

Witherbee Ranger district: Post and Courier, published daily in Charleston, SC

George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, Virginia

Forest Supervisor Decisions: Roanoke Times, published daily in Roanoke, VA

District Ranger Decisions:

Lee Ranger District: Shenandah Valley Herald, published weekly (Wednesday) in Woodstock, VA

Warm Springs Ranger District: The Recorder, published weekly (Thursday) in Monterey, VA

Pedlar Ranger District: Roanoke Times, published daily in Roanoke, VA

James River Ranger District: Virginian Review, published daily (except Sunday) in Covington, VA

Deerfield Ranger District: Daily News Leader, published daily in Staunton, VA

Dry River Ranger District: Daily News Record, published daily (except Sunday) in Harrisonburg, VA

Blacksburg Ranger District: Roanoke Times, published daily in Roanoke, VA Monroe Watchman, published weekly (Thursday) in Union, WV (only for those decisions in West VA—notice will be published in the Roanoke Times and Monroe Watchman.)

Glenwood Ranger District: Roanoke Times, published daily in Roanoke, VA

New Castle Ranger District: Roanoke Times, published daily in Roanoke, VA

Mount Rogers National Recreation Area: Bristol Herald Courier, published daily in Bristol, VA

Clinch Ranger District: Kingsport-Times News, published daily in Kingsport, TN

Wythe Ranger District: Southwest Virginia Enterprise, published bi-weekly (Wednesday and Saturday) in Wytheville, VA

Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana

Forest Supervisor Decisions: The Town Talk, published daily in Alexandria, LA

District Ranger Decisions:

Caney Ranger District: Minden Press Herald, published daily in Minden, LA

Homer Guardian Journal, published weekly (Wednesday) in Homer, LA

Catahoula Ranger District: The Town Talk, published daily in Alexandria, LA

Calcasier Ranger District:

Rapides Parish Area—The Town Talk, published daily in Alexandria, LA

Vernon Parish Area—Leesville Leader, published daily in Leesville, LA

Kisatchie Ranger District: Natchitoches Times, published daily (Tuesday-Friday and on Sunday) in Natchitoches, LA

Winn Ranger District: Winn Parish Enterprise, published weekly (Wednesday) in Winnfield, LAStart Printed Page 69496

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, Kentucky and Tennessee

The Paducah Sun, published daily in Paducah, KY

National Forests in Mississippi, Mississippi

Forest Supervisor Decisions: Clarion-Ledger, published daily in Jackson, MS

District Ranger Decisions:

Bienville Ranger District: Clarion-Ledger, published daily in Jackson, MS

Chickasawhay Ranger District: Clarion-Ledger, published daily in Jackson, MS

Delta Ranger District: Clarion-Ledger, published daily in Jackson, MS

De Soto Ranger District: Clarion Ledger, published daily in Jackson, MS

Holly Springs Ranger District: Clarion-Ledger, published daily in Jackson, MS

Homochitto Ranger District: Clarion-Ledger, published daily in Jackson, MS

Tombigbee Ranger District: Clarion-Ledger, published daily in Jackson, MS

National Forests in North Carolina, North Carolina

Forest Supervisor Decisions: The Asheville Citizen-Times, published daily in Asheville, NC

District Ranger Decisions:

Appalachian Ranger District: The Asheville Citizen-Times, published daily in Asheville, NC

Cheoah Ranger District: Graham Star, published weekly (Thursday) in Robbinsville, NC

Croatan Ranger District: The Sun Journal, published weekly (Sunday through Friday) in New Bern, NC

Grandfather Ranger District: McDowell News, published daily in Marion, NC

Highlands Ranger District: The Highlander, published weekly (mid May-mid Nov Tues & Fri; mid Nov-mid May Tues only) in Highlands, NC

Pisgah Ranger District: The Asheville Citizen-Times, published daily in Asheville, NC

Tusquitee Ranger District: Cherokee Scout, published weekly (Wednesday) in Murphy, NC

Unwharrie Ranger District: Montgomery Herald, published weekly (Wednesday) in Troy, NC

Wayah Ranger District: The Franklin Press, published bi-weekly (Wednesday and Friday) in Franklin, NC

Ouachita National Forest, Arkansas, Oklahoma

Forest Supervisor Decisions: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, published daily in Little Rock, AR

District Ranger Decisions:

Caddo Ranger District: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, published daily in Little Rock, AR

Cold Springs Ranger District: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, published daily in Little Rock, AR

Fourche Ranger District: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, published daily in Little Rock, AR

Jessieville Ranger District: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, published daily in Little Rock, AR

Mena Ranger District: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, published daily in Little Rock, AR

Oden Ranger District: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, published daily in Little Rock, AR

Poteau Ranger District: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, published daily in Little Rock, AR

Winona Ranger District: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, published daily in Little Rock, AR

Womble Ranger District: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, published daily in Little Rock, AR

Choctaw Ranger District: Tulsa World, published daily in Tulsa, OK

Kiamichi Ranger District: Tulsa World, published daily in Tulsa, OK

Tiak Ranger District: Tulsa World, published daily in Tulsa, OK

Ozark-St. Francis National Forest: Arkansas

Forest Supervisor Decisions: The Courier, published daily (Tuesday through Sunday) in Russellville, AR

District Ranger Decisions:

Sylamore Ranger District: Stone County Leader, published weekly (Tuesday) in Mountain View, AR

Buffalo Ranger District: Newton County Times, published weekly in Jasper, AR

Bayou Ranger District: The Courier, published daily (Tuesday through Sunday) in Russellville, AR

Pleasant Hill Ranger District: Johnson County Graphic, published weekly (Wednesday) in Clarksville, AR

Boston Mountain Ranger District: Southwest Times Record, published daily in Fort Smith, AR

Magazine Ranger District: Southwest Times Record, published daily in Fort Smith, AR

St. Francis Ranger District: The Daily World, published daily (Sunday through Friday) in Helena, AR

National Forests and Grasslands in Texas, Texas

Forest Supervisor Decisions: The Lufkin Daily News, published daily in Lufkin, TX

District Ranger Decisions:

Angelina National Forest: The Lufkin Daily News, published daily in Lufkin, TX

Davy Crockett National Forest: The Lufkin Daily News, published daily in Lufkin, TX

Sabine National Forest: The Lufkin Daily News, published daily in Lufkin, TX

Sam Houston National Forest: The Courier, published daily in Conroe, TX

Caddo & LBJ National Grasslands: Denton Record-Chronicle, published daily in Denton, TX

The Responsible Official under 36 CFR part 215 gave annual notice in the Federal Register published on May 18, 2000, of principal newspapers to be utilized for publishing notices of proposed actions and of decisions subject to appeal under 36 CFR 215. The list of newspapers to be used for 215 notice and decision is corrected as follows:

Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, Georgia

District Ranger Decisions:

Oconee Ranger District:

Change:

Monticello News to Eatonton Messenger, published weekly (Thursday) in Eatonton, GA

Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana

District Ranger Decisions:

Calcaseiu Ranger District:

Clarify:

Rapides Parish Area—The Town Talk, published in Alexandria, LA

Add:

Vernon Parish Area—Leesville Leader, published daily in Leesville, LA

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Dated: November 7, 2000.

David G. Holland,

Deputy Regional Forester.

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[FR Doc. 00-29122 Filed 11-16-00; 8:45 am]

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