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'Due diligence or intimidation?
Commissioner on the phone to county employees
Three years after an ordinance was revised
to limit her interference in county government,
Nassau County Commissioner Marianne
Marshall continues to make frequent and lengthy
phone calls to county staff.
The commission chair says she is just doing
her job. "I've always tried to do my due dili-
gence and I think everyone needs to be that
concerned. You can ask anybody, I will do my
homework," she said. 'There is nothing to hide.
Marshall made or received at least 88 phone
calls from county personnel from early
December through late March, a check of about
three months of phone records shows. Many
calls are 15 minutes or longer.
Contacting staff is not in itself illegal, as,long
as commissioners notify County Coordinator
Ed Sealover, and they may not give directives. "If
a majority of the Board of County
Commissioners finds that a county commis-
sioner has violated this section, the board may
notify the governor," the ordinance states.
It was revised in 2005 following a $50,000
fact-finding investigation sparked by Marshall's
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honey, we have to
go above and
V YOU SAID IT/SHANNON MALCOM. NEWS LEADER
How doyou beat the summer heat?
I stay inside.
I have a thing that's a black
ice neck wrap ... it keeps your
neck at about 57 degrees and
cools the rest of your body. It
lasts like an hour and a half.
Mainly you've just got to You have to do all your running
drink a lot of fluids. around early in the day before ii gets too
Joe Ray hot out ... and drink a lot of water.
-Jacksonville George Raysor
Sometimes I wear a hat to
keep the sun oli me, or drink
water, or go inside for a while.
I stay at home.
15 city officials
get 7 weeks
paid time off
The top 15 appointed city officials
receive more than seven weeks of
annual paid leave, including a week
of "management leave" to compensate
them for extra hours worked. That's
"extremely generous" by private indus-
try standards, a former city commis-
.,,, haI lascomplained.
Ciiu Manager Michael Czymbor-
implemented the management leave
program, which has been referred to
as Compp time," in December 2006.
The city commission had considered
a "compensatory time" policy for its
top managers in 1999, leaving it to the
discretion of the city manager to imple-
It is unclear whether it was ever
implemented until Czymbor did so in
a memo to department directors on
Dec. 4, 2006. He authorized the allo-
cation of 40 hours of management
leave to "replace the former compen-
The issue arose at a commission
meeting last month because of a ques-
tion about whether top city employ-
ees' leave time is being properly
The city manager, city attorney,
city clerk, depart-
ment heads and
paid leave including
at least three weeks
of vacation, four per-
sonal days, 11 paid
holidays and now
five days of manage-
Czymbor ment leave for a
total of 35 paid days
a a off. That does not
include sick leave or bereavement
After just two years of city employ-
ment, for example, Czymbor had
accrued more than six weeks' unused
vacation, five and a half weeks of sick
leave and a week of what was called
Compp balance"' by a city payroll
accountant in a memo May 19.
In an e-mail response to her,
Czymbor instructed that the policy be
referred to as "management leave,"
not Compp time." He did not say why.
In an e-mail to City Clerk Mary
Mercer on May 19, fornier commis-
sioner Joe Gerrity wrote, "In the real
world, a salaried employee works until
his/her job is done. ...Three weeks'
vacation, 'four personal days and 11
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Don't leave your pets in hot car
HEATHER A. PERRY
Fido may enjoy riding in the car,
but it's best to leave him home in the
heat of summer.
The interior temperature of a vehi-
cle can reach 160 degrees in minutes
on a 90-degree day, according to
People for the Ethical Treatment of
Animals. Rolling the windows down a
little bit or parking in the shade does
nothing to help prevent fatal heat
stroke or hyperthermia.
Dr. Greg Stacey of Fernandina
Beach Animal Clinic said, "Dogs (and
cats) have a much reduced ability to
lower their body temperatures ver-
sus people because they simply do
not sweat (except a small amount
through their paws). Their only way
to cool off is by panting."
Left inside a vehicle, the animal's
body temperature can rise rapidly,
causing severe damage and even
death. Restlessness, heavy panting,
dark tongue, fever, vomiting, exces-
sive thirst and rapid heartbeat are all
symptoms of this deadly and pre-
ventable condition, PETA warns.
"People who suspect that their pets
have become overheated should
bring them to a veterinarian immedi-
ately, and in the interim period should
try to cool them down with fans, spray
bottles and cool towels," said Stacey,
"If people do see animals in a car,
Ho6tpavement: Dogs'. -
#ds easily bUl.bih',hedt6d '::!
asphalt and pavpm..nt anhd .'.
a-and. Test the road irfaei,
With your hand bef're.aalk- '
ing a dogduring'surilit.
Pickups: Never trans-
. .port dogs in the bed of a
pickup 'truck. Thip practice is.
dangerous -.and illegal in .
many states and locales -'.
because animals can cats- '
pult otit of the truck bed on
a sudden stop or choke if
they jump out while tied up.
Hot weather also adds to
the risk of burned feet and
bellies from the hot metal.
when a water bowl is overturned.
Leaving a pet with no shelter from
the summer sun is an invitation to
heatstroke, notes PETA Outdoor pets
require adequate sun shelter, such
as a doghouse. Weighted bowls are
less likely to turn over. A kiddy pool
can provide relief from the heat. But
when temperatures climb, it is best to
bripg pets indoors.
Limiting outdoor activity to the
early morning or evening hours
will reduce the danger of heat stress,
says PETA. Running on the beach
during the heat of the day should be
"Often times because dogs love to
'please' their owners, they will overex-
ert and not show signs of heat exhaus-
tion until it is too late," said Stacey.
Tips on preventing the unneces-
sary death of pets from hyperther-
mia can be found at www.mydogis
cool.com. The Animal Protection
Institute, a national non-profit animal
welfare group, has set up the inter-
active website to help reduce the num-
ber of animals who perish in sum-
To report an incident of pets left in
a car, call Nassau County Animal Care
and Control at 491-7440. After hours
or emergencies call 498-0824.
To learn more about the dangers
of chaining your dog, visit unchainy
they should contact animal services or
law enforcement," Stacey advised.
It is a third-degree felony in Florida
to leave an animal in a parked car,
unattended with no shelter from the
heat. Punishment includes up to five
years in prison or a $10,000 fine or
Although tethering a dog for a
brief period to get some exercise is
acceptable, chaining a dog to a tree or
tether for days or weeks on end with
no shelter during extreme heat is con-
sidered animal cruelty. It is punish-
able under the same laws applied to
pets in vehicles.
Outdoor pets also suffer in the
heat. Dehydration can set in quickly
The city's top building inspector
was arrested Wednesday for making a
false police report and charges of stalk-
ing and trespassing.
John P Santoloci, 36,
of 2879 Landyn's
Circle in Fernan-
dina Beach was
released from the
Nassau County Jail
on $12,506 bond. All
the charges are mis- Santoloci
The charge of fil-
ing a false police report stems from an
accident involving Santoloci's vehicle
about midnight June 8. Santoloci
reported to police about 11:30 a.m.
the next morning, June 9, that his vehi-
cle was stolen from the parking lot of
Slider's Seaside Grill sometime
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50 YEARS AGO
Livestock and pet owners
were urged to be on the alert
for screw worms during the
next three weeks.
June 26, 1958
25 YEARS AGO
City finance director
Clayton Sanders announced
he was retiring after 28
June 29, 1983
10 YEARS AGO
A Nassau County
wildfire that destroyed
homes, businesses and 1,000
acres of forest was declared
June 24, 1998
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will be recruiting for open
seagoing positions on July 9
from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at
Worksource, 6800 Southpoint
Pkwy., Suite 950, Jacksonville.
Military Sealift Command
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An appreciation luncheon
will be held at noon July 9 for
state Rep. Aaron Bean at
Murray's Grille, 463852 E. SR
200, Yulee. The luncheon is
sponsored by Self Directed
Care,' a non-profit group that
acts as an advocate for mental
health rights. Sen. Steven R.
Wise will also attend. The
public is invited. For informa-
tion, contact chair Diann
Mayo at (904) 306-0712.
Cecil Marvin "Flea" Hardee Sr.
Amelia Island since 1996. Ms. Prescott graduated
from Georgia State University with a Bachelor's
Due to the fire at its
Seventh and Indigo streets
location, the Fernandina
Beach Group of Alcoholics
Anonymous will co-locate its
meetings at the Alachua Club
with the Downtown Group,
with the exception of the 6
a.m. meeting, which has been
temporarily suspended due to
one at the Serenity House.
Until further notice, you can
find a meeting of Alcoholics
Anonymous (from one of two
groups) at 32 N. Third St. in
The times are Mondays at
8 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 6:30
p.m. and 8 p.m.; Tuesdays
at 8 a.m., 11a.m., 6:30 p.m. and
8 p.m.; Wednesdays at 8 a.m.,
11 a.m., 1 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7
p.m. (women) and 8:15 p.m.
(men); Thursdays at 8 a.m., 11
a.m.; 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.;
Friday at 8 a.m., 11 a.m., 1
p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.;
Saturday at 8 a.m., 11 a.m.
and 8 p.m. (relationships); and
Sunday at 9 a.m., 11 a.m.,
6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
A support group for family
members and friends of alco-
holics meets each week at the
Alachua Club, 32 N. Third St.
on Saturday, Sunday, Monday
- and Wednesday at 11 a.m., at
7 p.m. on Thursday and at
noon on Friday.
For information, call 261-
7175 or 261-1813.
Gary Belson will offer a
"Basic with Defensive Tactics
Course" on June 28, with
attack defense in a public
place, anti-kidnapping, anti-car
jacking, anti-robbery, anti-
home-invasion and dynamics
of defense and advanced
shooting techniques. A certi-
fied training certificate and
application required by the
state for a concealed weapon
license is provided. The fee is
$75 and the Florida Firearms
Law Book is optional at
$28.50. Also offered is a one-
hour optional course, "How
Not to go to Jail," for $20.
For information call 491-
8358, e-mail gbelson@bell
south.net or visit www.Belson
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will be closed on July 4 for
Independence Day. The book
drops will remain open.
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402 Centre St. Fernandina Beach Across From Old Post Office
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Cecil Marvin "Flea" Hardee Sr., 93, a resident Degree in English and journalism. After grad-
of Morgan City, La., and native of Fernandina uation she worked as a public information offi-
Beach, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2007. cer and a writer-editor in the health-care field for
Marvin was born on July 27, 1914, and raised in more than 30 years and retired from the Centers
Fernandina Beach, where members of his high for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta in
school football team gave him the nickname 1996.
"Flea." After moving to her new home in Fernandina
Marvin joined three older brothers in the Beach, she worked with the Fernandina Beach
emerging shrimp business during the 1930s News-Leader for a number of years. She leaves
and, following the shrimp from St Augustine, he behind many loving friends and care givers who
moved to Morgan City in 1941. devoted their time and themselves to her during
After his brothers moved to Brownsville, her final illness.
Texas, he remained in Morgan City to run the A celebration of her life will take place at a
business there. Marvin owned a fleet of shrimp later .date, to be announced. Please share her life
boats and became partners in Sea Shrimp Co. in story at www.oxleyheard.com.
Patterson, La., in 1958. He became the sole Oxley-Heard FuneralDirectors
owner after his partner retired in the late'60s and Doris Ruth Thompson Reese
continued in the business until the late '80s. Doris Ruthn Reese
Marvin loved to hunt, but after his brothers Doris Ruth Thompson Reese, widow of
took the bird dogs with them to Texas, Marvin William David Reese, passed away on Thursday
became an avid golfer. Marvin was a charter morning, June 26, 2008, at her residence after a
member of St. Mary Golf and Country Club. brief illness.
He won numerous trophies and was extremely She leaves behind her daughters.
proud of his four holes-in-one. He was a member Oxley-Heard FuneralDirectors
of Pharr Chapel United Methodist Church in Beverly E. Starling
Morgan City, La.y ing
Marvin is survived by his wife of 73 loving Beverly E. Starling, 70, passed away Tuesday
years, Edna "Virginia" Boothe Hardee of Morgan morning, June 24, 2008, at Baptist Medical
City; three sons, Marvin Hardee Jr. and his wife, Center Nassau, Fernandina Beach.
Maria Davis Hardee, of Dallas, Texas, Richard She was a native of Methuen, Mass., and
"Jiggie" Hardee and his wife, Ila Robicheaux moved to Woodbine, Ga., a year ago from
Hardee, of Morgan City, La., Conley Hardee Keystone Heights. Mrs. Starling was a loving,
and his wife, Ruthie Aucoin Hardee, of Plano, devoted mother and grandmother. She enjoyed
Texas; two daughters, Dana Hardee Bruni and flowers and the outdoors as well as collecting
her husband, Joe Jr., of Bayou Vista, La., Elna knick knacks and listening to music. She was
Hardee Jones and her husband, Thomas, of also an excellent cook.
Dallas, Texas; two sisters, Elizabeth Steele of Survivors include: two sons, Thomas Starling
Belmont, N.C., and Carol Anderson of (Lisa) of Hoboken, Ga., and Benjamin Starling
Fernandina Beach; 14 grandchildren, Kevin (Darlene) of Woodbine, Ga.; a daughter, Roxanne
Hardee, Kern Hardee, Dene'e Bruni Rosasco, Boyland, who lives in New Hampshire; three sis-
Joey Bruni, Rhonda Bruni Guillory, Shannon ters, Eleanor Presley of Keystone Heights,
Bruni, Hal Bruni, Towney Hardee, Benny Margaret Boyland of Lawrence, Mass., Joyce
Hardee, Deanie Jones Soignier, Elna Jones Demeres of Lawrence, Mass., and Patty Drew of
Boudreaux, David Hardee, Eric Hardee and Cheyenne, Wyo.; numerous grand and great-
Jayme Hardee Hawthorne; 29 great-grandchil- grandchildren; and her faithful dog, Taz.
dren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be private.
Marvin was preceded in death by one grand- Green Pine Funeral Home
daughter, Kara Hardee Coup; one great-grand- David JamesTillman
son, Jacob Keith Bruni; his parents, John and
Ella Davis Hardee; four brothers, John, Noble, David James Tillman, 35, of Hilliard passed
Lewis and Howard Hardee; and two sisters, away on June 24, 2008, at Shands Medical
Mollie Thompson and Content Davis. Center, Jacksonville.
Pallbearers were Joey Bruni, Hal Bruni, Born Oct 30, 1972, to Robert James Tillman
Dennis Soegnier, Randy Landry, Brock Landry and Linda Gilliard Tillman, he is survived by his
and Conley Hardee Honorary pallbearers were parents as well as his brother, Joseph Tillman.
Grant Patton and Jimmy Manuel. Visitation and service will be held from 5 to
With love and appreciation, the family would 7 p.m. tonight in the Chapel of Callahan Funeral
like to thank Hospice, Grace Gutherie, Elinor Home.
Lee and all of the special people at Patterson Callahan FuneralHome. Inc.
Health Care, and May Crosby for their care and Samuel Eubulus Waggoner
Visitation was held Wednesday, Jan. 2 at Samuel Eubulus Waggoner, 88, passed.away
Twin City Funeral Home in Morgan, La., fol- on June 21, 2008, at Quality Nursing Home and
lowed by funeral services, with the Rev. Lamar Rehabilitation Center following a painful but
Oliver, pastor of Pharr Chapel officiating. Marvin determined effort to walk again after breaking
was laid to rest in the Morgan City Mausoleum. both hips within two months.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Bulus lived most of his life in Brandon, Miss.,
be sent to Pa,, Metl:di t, ,and later in Fort ,:es. He recently moved to
Churchinm Morg. CityL.'rFnendIs_ yiter. Savannah Grahd .N twnelia Island.
to leaveconmdlenoe messages for the family at ,- Buluswas'bc.r hoh Jan. 24, 1920, in Carthage, I
222.twincityfh.com. Miss. He was a graduate of Mississippi State
Twin City FuneralHome. Morgan City, La. University and served in the United States Navy
Dolores R. Owens during World War II as a gunnery officer
assigned to the USS Pioneer.
Dolores R. Owens, 76, passed away Tuesday, Bulus was a licensed rural land appraiser
June 24, 2008. She was born Feb. 19, 1932, in and worked throughout the South with the
Sandusky, Ohio, and moved to Jacksonville in Federal Land Bank, Rural Land Service, and as
1997 from Youngstown, Ohio, after the'death of an independent appraiser until he was 84 years
her husband. old. He was a longtime member of Brandon
Mrs. Owens enjoyed the beach and fishing. Baptist Church in Brandon, Miss.
She enjoyed spending time with her grandchild,. Bulus was predeceased by his wife of 53
dren preparing family meals. She was espe- years, Martha Ann Neel, of Holly Bluff, Miss. He
cially known for her cake baking expertise. She is survived by his daughter Allyn Graves and her
was predeceased by her husband of 39 years,! husband, Gib, of Amelia Island, and their four
Raymond C. Owens, who passed away in 1996,i children: John Graves and wife, Sallie Vickers,
and a son, Charles R. Owens, who passed away ard their sons, Ian and Cooper, of Atlanta, Will
in 2000. Graves and wife, Ashley Preston, and their son,
Survivors include a daughter, Melanie A. Sam, of Yulee, Katie Graves of Amelia Island
Sharpe of Jacksonville; a daughter-in-law, Patricia and Ginny Graves of Miami; his daughter Anne
Owens Gilchrist of Yulee; one brother and sis- Burgan of Ulster, Pa., and her two children: Jo
ter-in-law, Ralph F. and Barbara Roland of Neel Vickery and husband, John David, and
Sandusky, Ohio; a sister, Judith Connelly of their daughter, Ellie, of Austin, Texas, and
Clifton, Ind.; five grandchildren and three great- Thomas Jordan and wife, Jade Redinger, of
grandchildren. Spokane, Wash.; and his son,, Samuepl E.
A memorial service will be held at a later Waggoner III of Carthage, Miss.
date in Youngstown, Ohio. Bulus will be remembered as a loving hus-
Green Pine FuneralHome band, father and grandfather. He lived his life as
Annie Faye Prescott an honest, sincere and content man. He is now
with Jesus and for that assurance all of his fam-
Annie Faye Prescott, age 67, of Fernandina ily is blessed.
Beach died on Monday evening, June 23,2008, A graveside service will be held in Brandon,
at her residence. Miss., on July 26, 2008. .
Born in LaGrange, Ga., she had lived on CedarBayFuneralHome. Jacksonville
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paid holidays is extremely
generous by any standard. I
don't think they should be enti-
tfled to 'management leave'
unless authorized by the com-
'The commission approves
the personnel policies that gov-
ern all city employees. Some of
those are covered by union
contracts. Salaried, exempt
employees have distinctive
benefits from non-salaried
employees. Department heads
and directors, who are hired
by the city manager, generally
have better benefits. The three
city charter employees who
are hired by the city commis-
sion city manager, city attor-
ney and city clerk enjoy the
Gerrity also questioned
whether the city is properly
accounting for leave days
taken by charter employees.
He suggested that vacation or
other leave time was not prop-
erly recorded. City employees
are eligible to be paid for some
unused vacation and sick days,
but not apparently for unused
"That is why the commis-
sion should have a system in
place to track time off its
employees take. We don't
know how the time is account-
ed for, and what time off is
called what," Gerrity wrote.
City Commissioner Ron
Sapp questioned both the man-
agement leave policy and how
Who gets comp time?
The 15 city officials who are eligible for management
leave, and their annual salaries as of Oct. 2, 2007:
* City Attorney Tammi Bach ............ $114,982
* City Manager Michael Czymbor ........ $103,413
* City Clerk Mary Mercer ................ $63,752
* Utilities Director John Mandrick ......... $93,323
* Fire Chief Danny Leeper .
S. . . ... $81,625
* Police Chief James Hurley ............. $80,319
* Finance Director.Patti Clifford .......... $76,086
* Maintenance Director Jerry Sinclair ...... $74,214
* Human Resources Director Robin Marley
* Parks and Recreation Director Nan Voit
* Community Development Director
Marshall McCrary ........... . .
* Information Technology Director
Mike Rooney .............. . .
* Marina Director Coleman Langshaw ..... $63,523
* Airport Director Richard Johnson ........ $48,651
* Golf Course Director Scott Womble
iWomble denves additional income from golf course concessions.)
Source: City of Fernandina Beach
leave time is accounted for,
asking that commissioners
look at it during a scheduled
retreat with top management
According to city records,
former city manager Fred
Hays suggested the compen-
satory time policy for top offi-
cials. During discussion in
September 1999, the late com-
missioner Bob Rogers sug-
gested it be included in the
city personnel policy, but other
then mayor Sapp said the
matter should be left to the
discretion of the city manager.
Czymbor could not be
reached for comment. He was
Blaze closes part of Cumberland
A 500-acre blazing fire in
the wilderness area of
Cumberland Island, Ga., has
resulted in the northern end of
the park being closed until fur-
The park is closed from the
southern wilderness area
boundary to the north tip of
Two wildfires resulting
from lightning strikes on
Sunday grew Tuesday due to
late afternoon winds. The
National Park Service used a
helicopter to drop buckets of
water on the fire throughout
the day to keep it under con-
Smoke from a fire on
Cumberland Island was
visible Thursday in St.
Marys, Ga., and
for St Marys River
The Nassau County
Watershed Action Volunteer
(WAV) Program is seeking vol-
unteers to lend a helping hand
with water quality monitoring
at Kings Ferry and Scotts
Landing along the St. Marys
The project needs several
individuals or couples who will
commit to sampling the water
once a month for a year. The
St. Johns River Water
Management District will train
volunteers to collect water sam-
ples and. to use field analysis
Sponsored by the district
and Nassau County, the WAV
Program involves local resi-
dents in protecting, water
resources in their communities
and throughout the watershed,
or drainage basin.
Ongoing WAV projects in
Nassau County include moni-
toring water quality in area
waterways and ponds and
cleaning up shorelines.
Volunteers also are needed
to give educational presenta-
tions and demonstrations to
school groups, civic associa-
tions, clubs and other organi-
zations, and to distribute infor-
mation at local events.
Anyone interested in volun-
teering for WAV projects may
call Paula Staples, Nassau
County WAV coordinator, at
trol. However, weather pat-
terns brought more high
winds on Wednesday, accord-
ing to the National Park
These winds fed the fire
until it raged into a 500-acre
area between North Cut Road
and South Cut Trail.
SThree helicopters had been
called in to assist with efforts
Thursday. A 20-person intera-
agency fire crew arrived on
Wednesday to begin suppres-
Several more fire crews are
expected to arrive on the
island today, said Justin
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sites have been damaged in
the fire as of Thursday.
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ARREST Continued from 1A
between 10 p.m. June 8 and 8:30
a.m. June 9.
But police said three people
told them later that, in fact,
Santoloci was the driver when
his vehicle wrecked.
According to the accident
report, which was released
Thursday, the vehicle was trav-
eling south on Will Hardee
Road just before midnight June
8 and the driver attempted to
make a right turn onto
Simmons Road, toward
Santoloci's home a few blocks
away, but instead crossed
Simmons and struck a fence.
A witness who saw the crash
told police he saw someone get
into a black truck and leave the
A female acquaintance told
police Santoloci called her aind
asked her for a ride after he
wrecked the vehicle; two other
people said Santoloci told them
later that he wrecked the truck.
Fernandina Beach Police
Officer Marty Scott, to whom
Santoloci reported the truck
stolen, said in his report he met
with Santoloci the morning of
June 9, and he "stated that
between the listed times, (an)
unknown person removed his
Mercury Mountaineer from
Slider's parking lot."
The vehicle, which had been
towed from the scene of the
accident, was released to
Santoloci, Fernandina Beach
Police Capt. Jim Coe said.
According to court docu-
ments, charges of trespassing
and stalking were filed against
Santoloci by the woman who
said he called and asked her to
A vehicle belonging to city Building Official John
Santoloci ran through this fence into a backyard at the
southwest corner of Simmons and Will Hardee roads.
pick him up after the accident.
She said they had met
recently and now he was show-
ing up at her house unan-
nounced and repeatedly calling
her. She told police that after
she told Santoloci she did not
want to have any more contact
with him, he entered the garage
of her home about 3:40 a.m.
June 16 and tried to get into
her house and shut off the
A Nassau County deputy
responded to the home after
the womaqr called 911 and
reportedly found Santoloci sit-
ting in her garage.
Santoloci, who has been
employed by the city since June
,2002, is reportedly on adminis-
City Manager Michael
Czymbor declined last week to
comment on the matter until
the police investigation was
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Horse care forum
An emergency prepared-
ness program for people in
Nassau County who own
horses will be held on June
28 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the
Center, 13611 C, Normandy
Blvd. The event is free to the
public. Pre-registration is
requested at www.equinedis
Habitat for Horses Inc.
will host a forum for horse
owners who need to know
the key steps in disaster pre-
paredness and there will be
presentations by the Florida
Department of Agriculture &
Consumer Services, veteri-
narians and Clay and Duval
county emergency manage-
ment personnel. The State
Agricultural Response Team
emergency trailer also will
For more information,
contact Chris Dunn at (904)
626-1990 or cdunn@habitat-
A meeting to complete
plans for the annual Fourth
of July Celebration in
Hilliard will be held on June
30 at 7 p.m. at Hilliard Town
Hall. The event is sponsored
by the Hilliard Action
Committee on behalf of the
town of Hilliard.
The Barnabas Center
West has changed its
Hilliard office hours. The
office is now open Mondays
and Wednesdays from 10
a.m.-1 p.m. For more infor-
mation call the office, locat-
ed in the old town hall at the
corner of CR 108 and Pecan
Street, at (904) 845-4999.
The Barnabas Center
offers financial assistance to
confirmed county residents.
If assistance is needed at any
other time, call the Fernan-
dina Beach office at 1-888-
261-1986. To volunteer, call
Youths show off their best livestock
IWes Nassau Correspondent
The 5th Annual Northeast
Florida Fair Association's Youth
Poultry Show took place Satur-
day morning iti the Small
Animal Barn, and was followed
by the Youth Poultry Showman-
Judge for this year's show
was Danny Padgett of Lake
Butler, who judged both shows.
Northeast Florida Fair
Association Poultry Superinten-
dent Wanda Simmons said the
11 youths who participated in
the show this year submitted
86. entries. According to
Simmons, one youth showed
16 of those 86 entries.
Last year, 15 exhibitors pre-
sented 71 entries.
This show was for youths
between 5 and 18 years of age
and no mixed breeds or pro-
duction birds were permitted.
Referring to the number of
entries, Simmons said, "It's still
down. Again, I think it's got to
do with the rising cost of gas
and everything else but we did
a little bit better this year." She
added that some exhibitors trav-
eled as far as 190 miles to com-
pete in the show.
"We had a good quality
show. Many visitors at the
Blueberry Festival came and
looked at the 26 different
breeds that were represented
at the show," said Simmons.
"We'd like to thank our spon-
sors, which included Florida
Poultry Fanciers Association,
Carrie's Florist & Garden
Center, Cochrane's Collision
Center, Computer-This! Compu-
ter Repair, Mead's Framery &
Trophy Store, Eason's Feed &
Western Wear and Joyce's
The 2nd Annual Youth Beef
Show was held in the Youth
Cattle Barn. The Showmanship
portion of the show took place
Friday night, but the actual
Prospect Steer Show was held
Saturday morning and was fol-
lowed by the Heifer Show.
The 45 exhibitors who par-
ticipated submitted 88 entries
this year. Last year, there were
"We were happy with the
response of the show. It turned
out to be another successful
year," said one of the show's
organizers, Shelly Terrell.
Robbie Sand of Gainesville
judged the Showmanship com-
petition on Friday night, Terrell
said. This judge was sponsored
by Carrie's Florist and Frankie
Judge for the 5th Annual
Northeast Florida Fair
Poultry Show on Saturday
morning was Danny
Padgett of Lake Butler,
left. He is shown examin-
ing one of the 86 entries
in the show, held during
the Northeast Florida Fair
Blueberry Festival. Some
exhibitors traveled as far
as 190 miles to compete
in the show.
LIL SPINKS/FOR THE NEWS-LEADER
POULTRY AND BEEF SHOW RESULTS
BEST OF BREEDS
Modern Giaine Rantum.
shown by Savannah Cannon;
Old English Game Bantam.
huown by Amber Depew;
Dutch Bantam, by Amber
Depe%%: Japanese B;mtam, by
Kody Banta; Lakenvelder
Bantam, by Kassidy Banta;
Leghorn 'Bantam, by Shelbi
McCall; Plymouth Rock
Bantam, by Kody Banta;
Belgami d'Anver Bantam, by
Matthew Simmins; Rosecomb
Bantam, by Joshua Brooks;
Sebright Bantam, by Sam Mills:
Wyandotte Bantam. by Shelbi
McCall; Polish Bantam, by
Matthew Sinlmons. Brahma
Bantam, by Savannah. Cannon;
Cochin Bantam. by Amber
Depew; Plymouth Rock Large
Fowl. by Kody Banta:
Wyandotte Large Fowl. by Eric
Byrd: Rhode Island Red Large
Fowl, by Whitney Mills:
Brahuna Large Fowl. by
Matthew Simmons; Cochin
Large Fowl, by Shelbi
McCall;Orpington Large Fowl,
by Amber Dtpew; Ancona
Large Fowl, by Sam Mills;
Australorp Large Fowl, by
Whimey Mills; Call Duck, by
Savannah Cannon: Peldn Duck,
by Joshua Brooks and Turkey,
shown by Savannah Cannon.
Champion Modern. won by
Savannah Cannon: Reserve
lMode rn. by Sdvninh C annon: '
Sli.it1f.i.,t 'II. t[1 -. i-h. bh'.
Amber Depew; Reserve Old
English. by Shelbi McCall:
Champion Single Comb Clean
Legged. by Shelbi McCall:
Reserve Single Comb Clean
Legged, by Amber Depew;
Champion Rosecomb Clean
Legged, by Sam Mills; Reserve
Rosecomb Clean Legged, by
Matthew Simmons; Champion
All Other Comb Clean Legged,
by Matthew Simmons; Reserve
All Other Comb Clean Legged,
by Joshua Brooks: Champion
Feather Legged, by Amber
Depew; Resqrve Feather
Legged, by Savannah Cannon;
Champion Bantam Duck, by
Savannah Cannon; Reserve
Bantam Duck, by Matthew
American, by Whitney Mills;
Reserve American, by Eric
Byrd; Champion Asiatic, won
by Shelbi McCall; Reserve
Asiatic, by Matthew Simmons:
Champion English, won by
Whitney Mills; Reserve
English, won by Amber Depew,
Champion Mediterranean, won
by Sam Mills; Champion
Bantam was won with a Black
Modern, by Savannah Cannon;
Reserve Bantam was won with
a Lemon Blue Old English, by
Amber Depew. Champion
Large Fowl was won with a
Black Autralorp by Whitney
Mills; Reserve Large Fowl was
won with a Single Comb Rhode
Island Red by Whitney Mills;
Champir n Waterfowl was w on
S 1i. 1 a Bl F .'.n Call R e ,e
Savannah Cannon; Reserve
Waterfowl was won with a
White Call by Matthew
Simmons and a Champion
turkey was won with a Royal
Palm by' Savannah Cannon.
Jared Scott of Douglas, Ga.,
won Grand Champion steer. He
won a beautiful buckle spon-
sored by Hagan Ace Hardware
and the S200 cash award spon-
sored by Terrell Farms plus
,20U0 in additional money.
Hard-n Mubley of Moultrie,
Ga., won Reserve Champion
steer. He won a buckle spon-
sored by Bennett's Cartage and
Sl(O cash. which was also spon-
sored by Terrell Farms, plus
$100 in additional money.
Drew Cotton of Gainesville
judged the Heifer Show and
was sponsored by Johnston's
Show Pigs and Nassau County
Jordan Richburg of Deltona
won Grand Champion Heifer
with his Registered Chi Maine
heifer. Richburg also won a
buckle sponsored by Bennett's
Cartage and 8200 cash, spon-
sored by Callahan Funeral
Home. plus S200 added money.
Tyler Powell of Omega, Ga..
won Reserve Champion with
his Commercial heifer. Powell
received a buckle sponsored
by Bennett's Cartage and S100
cash also sponsored by Oak
Hill Farms, plus S100 added
more. One additio6il apon'dir''
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sign on your
The second annual
Youth Beef Show
tion was held June 20
during the Blueberry
Festival at the Northeast
Judge Robbie Sand of
Gainesville talks with
youths participating in
the show, above and left.
PHOTOS BY LIL SPINKS
FOR THE NEWS-LEADER
MONT6AQ IS INC.
West Nassau Correspondent
A meeting to complete plans
for the annual Fourth. of July
Celebration in Hilliard will be
held on Monday at 7 p.m. at
Hilliard Town Hall. The event is
sponsored by the Hilliard Action
Committee on behalf of the
town of Hilliard.
The celebration will begin
at 4 p.m. July 4 at the Hilliard
Airpark, starting with the flag
raising by Veterans of Foreign
Wars Post 10095 and Tanya
Wilkes singing the National
Pyrotecnico of New Castle,
Pa., will provide the fireworks.
There will be booths selling
barbecued chicken, pork sand-
wiches, dinners, french fries,
funnel cakes, bottled water,
watermelon, snaak items,
peanuts, Gatorade, ice cream,
popcorn, snow cones, lemon-
ade and drinks.
Novelty items sold will
include glow jewelry, memora-
bilia, T-shirts, cups, tattoos, face
paint, balloons, bracelets and
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The fireworks exhibition
makes waiting for the
upcoming Hilliard Fourth
of July Celebration worth-
while, an event enjoyed by
8,000 to 12,000 people
People are being encour-
aged to bring their own folding
lawn chairs and/or blankets.
They are also reminded that
alcohol and breakable drinking
glasses are not permitted.
For more information, or to
make arrangements for food
booths or games, call Hilliard
Town Hall at (904) 845-3555.
Residential & Commercial Mortgage Professionals
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Lee B. Lewis (904) 415-1604
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FRIDAY, June 27, 2008 NEWS News-Leader
PHONE Continued from LA
allegations of unfinished work
at the judicial annex in Yulee.
The charges were determined
to be unfounded and based on
conversations with a former
employee who was suing the
Marshall objected to the
amendment, which passed on a
3-1 vote, stating she would con-
tinue to do her "homework" as
she had always done a point
she reiterated when asked
about her more recent calls.
"I cannot and never have and
never will give direction to a
department head. I request
information and I get clarifica-
tion. ... Being chair, honey, that's
As for Sealover, "I fill him
in," said Marshall. "I am so glad
he is here. He and I have a good
Sealover said Marshall does
contact him periodically to ask
"can she talk to XYZ about get-
ting information. ... Not being
party to the calls, I don't know
what the calls are about. ... If
directives are being given, it
certainly is not to my knowl-
edge," said Sealover.
Ia E A i 5 I TE
Darlin: don't ask me to look into something if
you don't want to know everything about it.'
NASSAU COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIR
But Commissioner Jim B.
Higginbotham says Marshall's
conduct creates an atmosphere
of intimidation where county
employees don't feel they can
deflect questions to their coor-
"That doesn't happen here
because of the intimidation fac-
tor," he said. "If you get intimi-
dated, you lose your perspec-
tive" and are just trying to keep
"It bothers me big-time that
we can't let our department
heads do their jobs because
behind the scenes" people are
meddling, said Higginbotham.
"It's becoming more prevalent.
... If I call county staff at all, it's
for a question a simple ques-
tion, yes or no."
County phone records show
Higginbo,tham and Holloway
had one call each from January
through March, both Athe
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Department. There were no
calls by Boyle, who said lie does
not contact county staff very
often and includes Sealover in
any e-mails. "If I send an e-mail
to a department head, I always
CC it to Ed Sealover so he
knows that I made this inquiry,"
"I don't talk to department
heads unless 1 go through
Sealover," said Holloway. When
he does, it is to inquire about
issues specific to his district
such as a clogged culvert or
overgrown roadway, said
Holloway. "As far as giving any
direction or advice, no way,"
But Marshall said being
chair and "being a woman,
honey, we have to go above and
beyond." And because she does
not use e-mail, Marshall said
her phone record naturally
reflects more activity than her
colleagues', as well as the fact
that she is well known.
"People know me and they
call me from other districts -
they know I will get an answer
for them," she spid.
"A lot of times I will do a
three-way call" to Code
Enforcement for irate neigh-
bors, said Marshall. "They don't
want their name used, so I will
put in a three-way call and say
put it under my name."
She also is on the board of a
newly formed mental health
court and made frequent con-
tact with the grants department
to help secure funding for that
program as well as work out
issues with the county's afford-
able housing program, said
And when a county employ-
ee called her to complain he
was passed over for a job
because he didn't have the
required license, "I asked (Tax
Collector) John Drew, can he
take an oral test" because he
could not read or write, said
Marshall. Once the test was
administered, "I went to Chili
(Pope, head of Human
Resources) and said, 'It's in your
ball park now.' That is what I
am supposed to do," said
"I want to be the best that I
can be for the citizens of Nassau
County.... If you are going to do
your job you've got to have the
information. I don't know what
the other commissioners do ...
if I can get a call done in five
minutes, that's good," said
"Darlin', don't ask me to look
into something if you don't want
to know everything about it."
Commissioner Marianne Marshall'fs phone calls
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CURRENT BOARD VACANCIES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of
County Commissioners of Nassau County, Florida, is currently
seeking resumes from persons who would be willing to serve on
a county board/committee for current vacancies.
Those board or committees whose members are
appointed by the Board of County Commissioners include:
Code Enforcement Board
Planning and Zoning Board
Conditional Use and Variance Board
Board of Adjustments and Appeals
Library Advisory Board
St. Marys River Management Committee
Nassau County Recreation Commission
Amelia Island Tourist Development Council
Nassau County Economic Development Board.
If you are a Nassau County resident and interested in
serving on any of these county boards or committees, please
forward or hand deliver your resume to Ed Sealover, County
Coordinator, 96160 Nassau Place, Yulee, Florida 32097.
Please indicate if you have a desire to serve on a
specific board or committee.
', BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS'
NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA
MARIANNE MARSHALL, CHAIR
FRIDAY. June 27.2008 NEWS News-Leader
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is no democrat
N assau County Commissioner Jim
B. Higginbotham has announced
his withdrawal from the Republi-
can Party and will run for a fourth
term as a nonpartisan candidate.
Higginbotham, who was first elected to
the commission as a Democrat, said he
changed party affiliations again to assure
that non-Republican voters would have a
voice in the election.
"As currently written, Florida's election
law makes it almost impossible to assure
that all the registered voters in the county
can vote for me if I run as a Republican," he
said in a press release. "... This change will
allow all the citizens of Nassau County to
cast a vote."
That's baloney. Florida has closed pri-
mary elections, which means that only regis-
tered party members may vote in the pri-
mary unless the primary.election:is
tantamount to a general election. .
No Democrat has filed to seek the com-
mission seat representing District 1, which
encompasses Fernandina Beach. In that
case, Democrats or nonaffiliated voters also
could cast ballots in a universal primary
Aug. 26 because otherwise they would have
no choice. That's the law, and Higginbotham
should know it.
Higginbotham changed from a Democrat
to a Republican for convenience as the GOP
became Nassau County's majority party. He
has become nonpartisan for convenience as
His party change means he will not have
to face formidable opponent Danny Leeper
in the Republican primary. But he denied
Leeper's primary opposition influenced his
"I think everyone in this county should
be nonpartisan, really," he told us. "Every-
body in this county should be able to vote.",
Had he remained a Republican, everyone
in the county could have voted for him or
Leeper on Aug. 26. Now that he's unaffiliat-
ed, everyone in the county still has that
choice, but on Nov. 4.
Higginbotham is no Republican, he's no
Democrat and he's no small-d democrat
His is a democracy of personal conven-
ience a partisan of one. We trust voters will
keep that in mind in August, November or
whenever they get a choice at the ballot box.
Charity fishing tournament
The second Annual Angela Walsh Charity
Fishing Tournament, held onJune 7, was a
great success. The tournament was held to
benefit the non-profit organization, Anchors
Aweigh Charters, Inc., which provides free
fishing charters to those with physical dis-
abilities. A portion of the proceeds also pro-
vided sponsorships for local youths that oth-
erwise would not be able to participate in the
Fernandina Beach Pop Warner Program.
We would like to thank all of the volunteers
that worked diligently during the event and
the awards dinner after the tournament. We
would also like to extend a special thank you
to Chick-Fil-a for catering the captains' meet-
ing held on June 6.
This year's event was made possible by the
following sponsors: Chick-Fil-a, T & A Sports,
Kmart, Atlantic Seafood, Polly the Trolley, T-
Ray's Burger Station, Dick's Wings, Amelia
River Cruises, Beefo' Brady's, Woody's, Cedar
River Seafood, Murray's Bar & Grille, Espafia
Restaurant, Fernandina Beach Pirates Club,
Inc., Fernandina Beach Golf Club, Amelia
Island Bait & Tackle, Applebee's, Cafe Karibo,
Robin Rafloski Photography, Elizabeth Point
Lodge, The Golf Club of Amelia Island, Amelia
River Golf Club, North Hampton Golf Club,
Happy Tomato Cafe, Sunglasses of Florida,
The Country Connection.
We hope that everyone involved had a great
time and we look forward to next year's event
being just as spectacular.
Anchors Aweigh Charters, Inc.
! VIEWPOINT/MAYOR BRUCE MALCOLM/FERNANDINA BEACH
Complex issues require study
Last spring, thanks to the leadership efforts ----- desire to alleviate overcrowding and provide
of the Friends of the Library, our community Since we cannot increased capacity for the Fernandina Beach
began the process of examining current and library branch.
future space needs of the city of Fernandina always rely on local As a community we also share a goal to
Beach and the Fernandina branch of the newspapers tO cover promote a vibrant Centre Street commercial
Nassau County Library System. Part of the e SpperS COver district. To achieve this goal, I believe we need
investigation involved looking at available this matter to the to keep important activities like government
buildings in Fernandina Beach's central busi- extent we'd like. I and public library service in the downtown
ness district to determine if the space needs i area in our historic buildings, thereby high-
could be met by adaptive re-use of the historic strongly urge the lighting our commitment to honor our past
Fernandina Beach post office and the building public to regularly consult even as we move toward our future.
complex that houses the First Baptist Church P u The city commission is proceeding cau-
sanctuary and school. the city's website (wwwl.fbfl.org) tiously to gather the information necessary to
In a true spirit of public-private cooperation, to keep abreast. make decision on the future of City Hall, the
four groups agreed to fund a study to deter- Fernandina branch of the Nassau County .
mine whether such re-use of historic buildings ----- library System and potential uses of the his-
was feasible and cost effective: the Friends of In the months ahead, the city commission- toric post office and First Baptist Church prop-
the Library, the Amelia Island Fernandina ers will be grappling with the many needs of erties. Perhaps Commissioner Ron Sapp, who
Restoration Foundation, the Nassau County our citizens for the next fiscal year and has served on the city commission longer than
Board of County Commissioners and the city beyond. Local governments will be especially any other serving commissioner, feels com-
of Fernandina Beach. The study, commonly challenged in light of recent passage of fortable in laying out his options and position
referred to as the Surber Barber report, pro- Amendment One and the general economic at this time ("Keep City Hall where it is now,"
vided rough estimates on costs for the three downturn experienced by our state. Such chal- June 18). Like Commissioner Sapp, I also have
possible options. The report has been avail- lenges do not absolve us of the need to spend personal opinions on each of these matters,
able to the public for about a year. Several pub- money to promote the general welfare of the some of which conflict with his. However, as a
lic meetings on the study results were held people who elect us; however, they do require newer commissioner and recently elected
last year, generally to positive reviews on the us to proceed cautiously with plans that have mayor, I am not prepared to reduce a complex-
concepts presented by the study team. long-term implications and consequences for ity of issues to three options without both cost
While the estimates for the various options our citizens and community. estimates and further study. I believe that the
cited in the study have been quoted and mis- In the same way that there are implications public should expect and receive no less from
quoted widely, it was always clear that those for spending public money, there are also their elected representatives.
figures did not include the cost for the acquisi- implications for failing to spend public money I encourage our citizens to follow this mat-
tion of either the post office building or the in support of projects that promote the general ter in the months ahead. Since we cannot
First Baptist Church property. Indeed, at the welfare of our citizens. Despite the drawdown always rely on the local newspapers to cover
time of the study, the positions of the property of U.S. Postal Service operations at the Centre this matter to the extent we'd like, I strongly
owners were not clear. The city commission Street location, I have not heard a single citi- urge the public to regularly consult the city's
recently authorized representatives to discuss zen advocate the city's abandonment of this website (wwwl.fbfl.org) to keep abreast of
formally with these property owners terms building that has served our community since both news and upcoming meetings that focus
and conditions under which the city might 1912. During a joint meeting of the city corn- on finding solutions to the city's and the
please note the emphasis on the word might mission and the Nassau County Board of library's space problems. Good government
acquire both properties for purposes cited in County Commissioners held on June 12 in City and good legislation rely on broad citizens'
the feasibility study. Hall chambers, both boards expressed a participation.
And when the gas begins to flow
like the overweight, sedentary fellow
with a family history of heart disease.
The big one's waiting for him just
around the next all you can eat buffet. He
might've even noticed the subtle warning
signs. But till it drops him in his tracks or a car-
diac surgeon cracks his chest open for a coro-
nary artery repair job, he goes right on eating
If he survives the inevitable cardiac event,
chances are he won't alter his lifestyle enough
to avoid another one. And so
it is with our unhealthy
reliance on petroleum prod-
ucts. We suffered chest pains
at the pumps 35 years ago
- and it scared the dickens out
of us. Scared us so bad that
we got on aq pergy health
kick there for awhile. But
then we started feeling better
CUP OF and more confident and we
JOE fell back into old ways and old
habits and now we've suf-
fered the big one.
Joe Palmer Will we survive it and
learn from it and take the
cure, painful though it may be, or will we go for
the quick fix and, like the sassy Miss Scarlett
in Gone with the Wind, say as a nation, "Fiddle-
dee-dee. I'll think about it tomorrow."
I'm betting on the quick fix. Americans
never do today what they can put off till tomor-
Remember the oil crisis of the early '70s?
The long lines at the pumps? The alternating
days system of filling the tank? The rationing?
The frustration of waiting in line an hour only
to see the pump run dry before it's your turn? I
do. Americans were horrified. Not since World
War II had gasoline been rationed in this copm-
try. We didn't know what to do. See, prior to
that, Americans wanted gas guzzlers and mus-
cle cars. Even small American-made cars
weren't fuel efficient. But what the hey, gas
was only 30 cents a gallon.
And then came the oil crisis, which was fol-
lowed by the Asian invasion. Our industrious
Japanese friends came to our aid with a new
breed of car that was cheap and fuel-efficient
and that would run practically forever before
the final pit stop in the junkyard. American car
dealers couldn't sell little Hondas and Toyotas
and Nissans fast enough. And what was
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Detroit's answer to small, fuel-efficient cars?
Remember all those butt-ugly Pintos and
Gremlins and the hideous Chrysler K-Car?
You'll still occasionally see an ancient Honda or
Volkswagen toddling down the road. Ill wager
that the last place you saw a Pinto was in a
junkyard 20 years ago.
But like the guy with the bad ticker, we
'ignored the signs and procrastinated. When
the price of gas came back down and we start-
ed feeling less paranoid, we started pigging
out on the gas hogs again. Came the '90s and
everyone went out and bought SUVs, which
got bigger with each passing year until they
approximated the size and fuel efficiency of a
motor home. And then the big one and here
we are back on the coronary unit praying for
another chance. But a dying man often
reneges on deathbed promises if he survives.
Regardless of your politics, this is why
drilling off the coast of Florida or in the Arctic
National Wildlife Reserve isn't the answer. All
it will do is make us complacent and give us a
false sense of security. Maybe there is enough
petroleum in those places to fuel our needs for
the next five decades. Americans aren't going
to change their consumption habits. You're
naive if you thinlkso. Hedonism is in.
Asceticism is out We want to drive Hummers
and boats with three 250 HP engines. We're
not willing to make sacrifices like our parents
and grandparents did.
There are solutions. We don't need every-
thing to be made of petroleum-based plastics.
Glass, paper and metal worked before.
Millions of kids drive to school. Think of the
gasoline and money that could be saved if
every school in this country said, "No more."
Ride the bus. Ride a bike. Ride with mom or
dad. Give them incentives to do it. Give the
schools financial incentives to increase their
We need to start practicing good preventive
medicine and not resort to quackery and
snake oil treatments. Even if we did drill in the
ANWAR and hit the mother lode, gasoline isn't
ever going back to a buck a gallon or less
again. Why should it? They now know we'll pay
a premium for it.
Painful as it may be, we'd better get back on
the treadmill before this thing kills us.
Joe Palmer of Fernandina Beach writes regu-
larly for the News-Leader E-mail him at trey
VIEWPOINT/JOE GERRITY/FERNANDINA BEACH
Trash contract a slap in the face'
would like to give Commissioner Ron Sapp
a sincere "thank you" for the consideration
shown to the citizens with his vote against
the new refuse collection contract awarded
to Advanced Disposal. It was a slap in the face
to the citizens of Fernandina Beach when the
contract was not awarded through the compet-
itive bid process. While Advanced had an,
option for an additional five years in the origi-
nal contract, it was not an option to re-negoti-
ate a new contract, but to continue along with
the same terms of the existing contract.
The city manager recommended that the
commission accept the contract "based on the
level of customer satisfaction." What is his
point of reference to compare the level of "sat-
isfaction" we are accustomed to? He didn't live
here when the city picked up the trash. During
the last two years at city commission meet-
ings, we listened to Commissioner Bruce
Malcolm go on and on about trash pickup
problems in his neighborhood. I had several
complaints and phone calls about pickup prob-
lems, especially about yard waste in the Peck
and Southside neighborhoods. In all fairness
to Advanced, there were no more or less com-
plaints about trash pickup than when the city
provided the service.
Our recycling program is 20 years behind
the times. There is no allowance for paint dis-
program is 20 years
behind the times.
posal, unless you follow the city manager's
whispered advice, no method to collect old
telephone books and no way to collect and dis-
pose computer components that have reached
the end of their useful life. The new screw-in
florescent light bulbs need special attention
when they are discarded to avoid contaminat-
ing the environment. Commercial customers
are not required to recycle at all. Yet none of
these issues were addressed in the new con-
Another reason to use the competitive bid
process is transpareAcy in government.
Citizens can follow the process and feel com-
fortable that their elected and appointed offi-
cials are doing the besf to obtain the best level
of service in the most economical way. It also
eliminates the perception of "backroom deals"
and cronyism between city officials and ven-
Two budget cycles ago the commission,
approved a "purchasing agent" position to
assist staff with preparation of requests for
proposals, among other things. Are we wast-
ing our money on that position? Why pay for
this position when the biggest and most
expensive contract that the citizens will have
to shoulder is not even put out for bid? With
difficult economic times such as the ones we
are experiencing now, it is only good common
sense that we find the least expensive ways to
service our citizens. It would not even require
a new RFP, just modifications to the form we
used five years ago.
We will never know what the best rate
would be for the next five years, because staff
did not have the common sense to go through
the RFP process, and the commission did not
care enough about their constituents to hold
staff accountable. As city government strug-
gles to reach a level of mediocrity, we need to
remember that running government is not
rocket science. All it takes is sound business
practices, some common sense and a staff that
realizes that the citizen is not an interruption
of their work, but the purpose of their work.
We have quite a way to go in Fernandina
Joe Gerrity's second three-year term on the
city commission ended in May.
FRIDAY. JUNE 27.2008 / NEWS-LEADER
Capt. and Mrs. John Joyce
(USN Ret.) are celebrating 50
years of marriage. They were
wed in a chapel built by Mrs.
Joyce's uncle in Portsmouth,
N.H., in 1958.
After a lengthy naval
career, they settled in
Fernandina Beach. Their two
grown children reside in
Paul and Shirley Bostrom
Hargreaves of Amelia Island
will be married 50 years on
June 29, 2008. They were
married at the Dow Air Force
n Base Chapel in Bangor,
Miss MacBride, Mr. Johnson
Richard and Jan MacBride
of Gainesville proudly
announce the engagement of
their daughter, Ashley, to
Ryan Johnson, son of Keith
and Jean Fergen of Fernan-
Ashley is an alumna of
Oak Hall School and is cur-
rently working on a degree in
health administration at the
University of North Florida.
Ryan graduated from
Fernandina Beach High
School and most recently
from the University of Florida
in 2007 with a degree in politi-
cal science. Ryan is currently
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert
attending Florida Coastal
School of Law in Jacksonville
and plans to graduate in the
spring of 2010.
The couple will be married
surrounded by family and
friends on July 5, 2008, at the
Amelia Island Plantation.'
Mary Rebecca Boles and
James John Herbert II, both
of St. Augustine, were mar-
ried at 4 p.m. May 16, 2008, at
Amelia Plantation Chapel with
Pastor Ted Schroder officiat-
ing. The reception.followed
the ceremony at the Best
Miss Harris, Mr. Morris
The bride is the daughter
of Wynette and Kenneth
Boles of Fernandina Beach.
The bridegroom is the son of
Debra and James Herbert of
Beki Harris and Grant
Morris, both of Fernandina
Beach, will be married Oct.
18, 2008, at Summer Beach.
The reception will follow.
The bride-elect is the
daughter of Quincy and Judy
Harris of Yulee. The bride-
groom-elect is the son of
Rodney and Beth Morris of
Mr. and Mrs. Joyce
The Hargreaves celebrat-
ed their anniversary early
with family and friends in
,Fairfield. Conn.. and
Montauk, N.Y. '"
They have a daughter, son-
in-law and two granddaugh-
ters in Connecticut, a son in
Jacksonville and one in
60 years of wedded bliss
And now tlwsc three remiiain: faith, hope,
and love. But the greatest of these is love.
A celebration of love was given for Elder
Harold Miller Jones hnd his bride, Mother
Dorothy Weaver Jones. They were married
June 20, 1948. God has blessed them to stay
together for 60 loving years.
Celebrating their diamond anniversary
with family and friends was one of the many
honors given to them by their children. They
are the very proud parents of 11 children, 41
grandchildren and a number of great-grand-
children. They were all present for this won-
derful celebration and it was top of the line.
Elder Jones grew up in Sandhill, the son of
the late Robert and Harriet Jones. After mar-
riage, he moved to Cocoa and has lived there
ever since. His siblings still live on the old
homestead, Robert Jr. and Peter. Peter's twin,
Paul, lives in Jacksonville. Many family and
friends were there, sharing in this wonderful
time, including first cousins Bernice Jones-
White, and her family from Miami and Port
St. Lucie, and Maybelle Jones K-Brown from
O'Neil. His 94-year-old aunt, Annie Lee Jones-,
Johnson, was unable to attend. However, she
sent her love.
From their children: "To Mom and Dad,
Harold and Dorothy Jones. You are simply
two very special people and your specialness
shines so very bright. You've been our inspi-
ration, our grounding rock; in every way,
you've been our shining light. You both have
such very fine qualities, qualities that simply
can't be bought, and you have passed these
on to your offspring and we're very grateful
for all the lessons you taught.
"Integrity is your watchword. We can't
remember a lie or a debt not paid. Your faith
in God is unquestionable and that's the way it
has always stayed. You both are very forgiv-
ing and willing to overlook shortcomings in
others. Your words of advice have been treas-
ured by us and many others. We love you
Their children planned and took a very
active part in presenting this service. Truly it
was a service. God's presence was there from
beginning to end. They are
all elders, deacons and evan-
gelists. Elder Eugene, the
president, said they had to
have church. That's all they
know. It was said to them,
I that's all their father and
mother knew, so they taught
them what they knew.
Their prayer to their par-
NOW AND ents is "May you always
THEN have God's presence and
... His perfect will to guide you.
A future bright before you
Maybelle and the one you love beside
Kirkland you. A marriage that is
everything God meant for it
'This wonderful 60th anniversary toast
isn't just about telling our parents that we
love them but rather is a momentous time for
reliving special moments in their lives. Your
presence has strengthened our belief and has
enabled us to convey our love to them. We
are elated to have you share in this memo-
rable celebration with us. We thank you for
sharing your precious time with us this
evening. We pray God's richest blessing and
favors rest upon each of you."
To God be the glory for all he has done.
Love kept them together. These are the chil-
dren of Elder Harold and Mother Dorothy
Jones: David Jones, Samuel Jones, Virginia
Jonds-Humphrey, Lawrence Jones,/Reginald
Jones, Patricia Jones, Brenda Jones-Thomas,
Harold Jones, Eugene Jones, Andrea Jones
and Jeffrey Jones.
Birthday wishes to Anna Roberts, EarlT.
Alberta, Vernita Edwards, George Raysor Jr.,
Arridean Albertie, Jamar Jones, Sylvia
Johnson, Hattie Baker, Ernestine Coakley,
William Bacon Sr., Pamela Fisher, Ryan
Peterson, Kyanne Brown, Colby Brown,
Tangala Shephard, Claudia Way, Tontyana
Johns, Kim Hopson, Melvin Benjamin II,
Franklyn Roberts Sr., Kenneth Brown Sr.,
and happy anniversary to Michael and Gladys
July art event is off the wall
The Island Art Association, 18 N. Second tion June 19 but the show
St., is featuring "Off The Wall" July 12 from 5- continues through mid-
8 p.m. The artwork on display was created in August.
the figure drawing sessions at the gallery The Amelia Island Club
over the past year and is available "right off is selling its annual July 4 T-
the wall." shirts at the Ocean
Meet the models and the artists from this Clubhouse for $12 per shirt.
year's figure drawing group. Most artwork is See Julie or Daniela at the
unframed but some may already be matted. concierge desk and get one,
You can own an original piece of art at a great for the whole family.
price and refreshments are provided. PlAITATIo The May couples bridge
"Color, Color, Color" is the art exhibit NEWS winners were Carol and
hosted bv First Coast Commnunity Bank, 1,75d0 t, ,'-..' [b[A Steve Kiinimelk.first.plahce;-lt
S. 14th SL, which features tChe work of Island "r -' i-ume play-i s Vicki and
Art Association artists Elizabeth Dion, Lauren Lowe Chris Peters, second; and
Barbara Fuller, Emylee McBrearty and Barry Suzanne and Chuck
Nancy Williams. Comeau, third place. The
You may have missed the opening recep- next play date will be in the fall.
N Ron and Raegan Heymann of 21 inches in length.
Fernandina Beach announce the birth of a Paternal grandparents are Ron and
daughter, Kate Allison Heymann, born at 8:16 Barbara Heymann of Jacksonville. Maternal
p.m. June 20, 2008, in Jacksonville. The baby grandparents are Bob and Lynn Allison of
weighed 8 pounds 14 ounces and measured Fernandina Beach.
Contact Marty Scott
Your Health is Our Specialty!
Charlton Specialty Clinic -- Opening June 2008
Charlton Specialty Clinic in Folkston, Georgia, is a partnership
between St. Vincent's HealthCare, Charlton Memorial Hospital and
expert physicians from a variety of medical specialties who care for
patients throughout southeast Georgia and northeast Florida. This
partnership is dedicated to making available a level of specialized med-
ical care that has never before been possible for the people who live in
and around Charlton County.
The following specialist physicians will begin to see patients in the
brand new specialty clinic building on the campus of Charlton
Memorial Hospital. Some will see patients starting in June others will
arrive in the weeks ahead:
John Madonna, MD
Maria Castellano, MD
James Smart, MD
Ravi Yarlagadda, MD
Chris Goll, MD
Gavan Duffy, MD
David Heekin, MD
Lisa Panthel, D.P.M.
Dennis Sorresso, MD
To find out how to make an appointment with any of the
physicians, call Charlton Specialty Clinic at 912-496-4827.
St. Vincent's HealthCare
1203 North Third Street
FRIDAY. June 27, 2008/News-Leader
Join Impact Your World
Church for its monthly conti-
nental prayer breakfast at 8
a.m. June 28 in the County
Building, 86026 Pages Dairy
Road, Yulee. This will be a
time of refreshing and prayer
over the community, its lead-
ers and citizens. Contact Eron
Thompson at 261-9072 if you
plan to attend. This is a min-
istry of Impact Your World
Church and Pastor Kalvin
Christian Counseling of
Amelia is offering free work-
shops for clergy and church
leadership from 10 a.m. to
noon on three Saturdays. June
28, increase your skills in
counseling couples; Aug. 2,
communication skills for indi-
viduals and couples; Sept. 27,
compassion fatigue and pas-
Workshops are presented
by Annette R. Maguire, M.S.,
LMHS, LMFT and are offered
to help equip clergy and
church leadership in their
counseling work. Requests for
topics are welcomed.
Workshops are held at Wells
Fargo Mortgage, 1515 Sadler
Road next to Publix. Pre-regis-
tration is required. RSVP by
phone at (904) 206-0734, by e-
mail to CCofAmelia@com-
castnet or by mail to PO. Box
15106, Fernandina Beach, FL
32035. For more information,
Trinity United Methodist
Church will celebrate its annu-
al Family and Friends Day on
June 29 at 11 a.m. The speak-
er will be the Rev. Langford of
Methodist Church. The
church invites its many
friends in the community to
share in this event.
New Vision series
Join New Vision Congrega-
tional Church to explore ques-
tions of faith in a study series
called Living the Questions.
AbouttGobd will begin onJimne
29 from 7-8 p.m. In an ehviron-
ment where questions are
more important than answers,
you can explore your faith
questions in a deep and mean-
Summer vesper services
are being held on Sundays at
6 p.m. on June 29, July 13 and
27 and Aug. 10 and 24. Each
Sunday, beginning June 29,
there will be a time of study
and faith exploration at 7 p.m.
New Vision Congregational
Church meets at 96074
Chester Road in Yulee in
space provided by the
Springer Controls Co. The
church is planning to launch a
full schedule of worship
beginning in the fall and is
exploring an affiliation with
the United Church of Christ
Join Pastor Kalvin Russell
Thompson on June 29 at 11
a.m. as he teaches on the heal-
ing mercies of God. He will
also pray for the sick during
this special church service.
Church services are held
every Sunday in the Full
Service School, 86207 Felmor
Road, Yulee. For information,
call Thompson at 261-9072.
The First Assembly of
God, 302 South 14 St., will
host a "children's crusade"
June 30-July 2 nightly stating
at 7 p.m. for ages five through
12 featuring "Josie" who lives
in a trunk and is very loud,
funny and loves chocolate.
She also gets the stories all
mixed up. Come and help her
tell the story of how Jesus
loves all the little children. For
more information call Pastor
Janice Colsen at (904) 583-
2580. There will be prizes as
well for all the kids.
Amelia Baptist Church has
planned family fun days each
Wednesday during the sum-
mer. For more information
about "Family Fun Dayz" and
other summer activities at
Amelia Baptist Church, call
261-9527, or e-mail the church
The next event is "Hands
on Museum" on July 2 in Jack-
sonville. Meet at the church at
10 a.m. On July 9 enjoy "Pizza
and Movie Night" at the
church starting at 5:30 p.m.
S,,.The Faith and Friends
Adult Class of First..,, ,:
--esbTterian Church, 9 N.
Sixth St, will enjoy the John
Ortberg study, If You Want to
Walk on Water, You Have to
Get Out of the Boat, starting
July 6. For more information
Allegiance will present its
"Welcome Home Concert"
Sunday, July 6 at 7 p.m. at
Amelia Baptist Church on the
corner of Gerbing Road and
A1A. This group of teens from
six area churches will sing
sacred music from classical,
contemporary and spiritual
genres. They have performed
in Colorado, New York,
Tennessee, North Carolina
and throughout the southeast.
They are just returning from
serving on a mission trip to
Matewan, W.Va., a poverty-
stricken area of the United
States. The community is
invited to this free concert.
Yulee Baptist Church
will host Vacation Bible
School July 6-10 from 6-9 p.m.
at the church, 85971 Harts
Yulee United Methodist
Church will hold Vacation
Bible School from 6-8 p.m.
July 7-11. The school is open
to all ages and the theme will
be "Beach Party Surfing
Through the Scriptures."
Please call to register at 225-
5381 or 277-4967.
Beginning July 6, Black-
rock Baptist Church, 96362
Blackrock Road, Yulee, will
begin a new Sunday morning
Sunday school will begin at
9:15 a.m. and the morning
worship service will begin at
10:30 a.m. There will no
longer be an "early" service.
All other services will contin-
ue the same. For more infor-
mation call 261-6220.
Sunday evening services
are at 6 p.m. Wednesday din-
ners are at 5:30 p.m., with a
prayer/praise service at 7
p.m. and youth Bible study at
Singer, storyteller and folk
theologian Ed Kilbourne will
perform at Memorial United
Methodist Church on July 13
at all three worship services
and then again on Sunday,
Monday, and Tuesday nights
at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary.
Kilbourne has recorded 23
albums. His wife, Kathleen, is
a United Methodist minister.
She serves as the director the
Masters of Arts in Christian
Education program for Pfeif-
fer University. They live near
Rock Hill, S.C. All events are
free and everyone isinvited.
Are you aware that you are
a pilgrim on a journey? What
does your journey call for
right now rest, resourcing,
companinQship, fresh insight,
quiet space? SoulFeast is a,
gathering of pilgrims in need
of all of this. Join for four days
of Sabbath rest, engaging wor-
ship, fresh insight for the jour-
ney, rich community connec-
tion and resources to take
home. SoulFeast is sponsored
by the Upper room, a United
Methodist publication. The
dates are July 20-24 at Lake
Junaluska, N.C. Register
online at www.upperroom.
Harvest Outreach Ministry
will host guest speaker Sister
Robin Walukonis at 4 p.m.
July 22. The church is located
at 905 Broome St. Pastor is
James D. Smith. First Lady is
Dr. Tina Smith.
To add or change an
announcement send mail to
Religion Notes, c/o News-
Leader,; 511 Ash St., Fernan-
dina Beach, FL 32034, send e-
mail to sperry@jbnewsleader
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Sunday Morning Worship Services
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Wednesday Evening Worship-------------7:30 pm
Spint F/lled Music and Preaching
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Sunday Worship Service 10:30am
Bible Study 9am
Nursery provided for all services
Small group studies-Adults 6pm
Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pm
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"MORE THAN A CHURCH. WE'RE FAMILY"
Sunday School ............... 9:45A.M.
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DIscipleshIp Training........... 6:00P.M.
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Wednesday Fellowship Supper .... 6:00P.M.
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Sunday School 9:30 am
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Sunday Worship 8 AM & 10:15 AM
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Evening Worship 6:30 PM
Wednesday Service 6:30 PM
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FRIDAY. June 27,2008/NEWS-LEADER
Proper growing conditions critical for everything from ferns to fruit
Q.I am having large dead
*areas on the leaves of
my bird's nest fern. What is
wrong with it? DN
A Bird's nest fern,
.Asplenium nidus, is a
large, epiphytic fern, with
erect, simple, wavy, bright
green leaves that can reach
lengths of four feet. Asplenium
nidus "Crispafolium," the
wavy bird's nest fern, is simi-
lar to bird's nest fern but the
fronds are much wavier. This
plant grows bestin warmer,
humid climatesItA oes not
tolerate temperatures below
Bird's nest fern needs con-
tinual moist soil; it should
never be allowed toqgo dry
between watering. The linear
lines you see are spores from
which new plants can be prop-
agated. The large dead areas
are probably caused by fungal
spores. Plants often have dis-
ease issues when grown out of
their preferred environment
Bird's nest ferns might
work best in interior environ-
ments here as long as they
are receiving sufficient
such as a
shady sites so
placing it in
GARDEN full sun areas
TALI can cause
stress. If you
Becky ordi plan to keep
it, you might
consider moving it to a differ-
ent site, perhaps a screened
pool area or under large
The plant may grow better
in protected areas, away from
dry cool air or full sunny
spots. In South Florida, these
plants are often hung under
tree limbs to give them dap-
pled light, high humidity and
temperature protection in
other words, the perfect envi-
Q My camellia plant
o seemed to wilt over
night. Does it have the sudden
PHOTO COURTESY OF REBECCA JORDI
Bird's nest fern grows best in warmer, humid climates.
It does not tolerate temperatures below 400F.
oak death fungus? AR
A The leaves on the camel-
A .lia have wilted but I sus-
pect the culprit is a root rot.
Your camellia probably does
not have the same disease-
causing agent, Phytophthora
ramorum, as sudden oak
death (SOD). You have no
lesions, spots or necrosis on
the leaves (similar to the ones
in the attached photo).
The roots of camellia
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infected with the fungal
pathogen for SOD usually
show no symptoms of disease.
The roots of your plant
showed numerous lesions
with brown decayed areas. All
the large primary roots from
the trunk were decayed,
which resulted in the plant
being unable to take up water
and nutrients. This inability to
take up water caused the plant
to wilt. The disease has proba-
Silver Award for Jordi
Rebecca L. Jordi received a Silver Award from the
Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals.
The 2008 Computerized Graphic Presentation Silver Award
was given for her PowerPoint presentation, titled "Common
Northeast Florida Landscape Plants." This presentation fea-
tured Jordi's photos of Nassau County Extension gardens
and local landscapes: and photos of the Nassau County
demonstration garden by Kathy and Bob Warner.
"Nassau County continues to be a winning team! I give
thanks again for all the Master Gardeners' hard work. I'm
so honored to be associated with such wonderful people
who are willing to spend their free time helping Extension,"
said Jordi in a press release.
bly been working on this plant
for some time but with the
drought in the spring followed
by sudden large amounts of
rainfall, the tree finally died.
Diseases such as root rots
and leaf spots on woody orna-
mental plants often occur
when too much irrigation is
applied. Another common
mistake is planting the shrubs
too deeply, which will eventu-
ally reduce the amount of air
around the roots. Remember
roots need 50 percent of the
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soil surrounding them to be
made up of air and water.
Unfortunately, there is not
chemical fix for this problem;
the tree needs to be pulled up
.I planted so many fruit
*seeds and lost so many
plants I no longer know what
is growing. Can you tell me if
this plant is cantaloupe or
watermelon? What are some
good choices for seedless
AWell, this is the first time
I have been asked that
question. I am glad you
brought in several samples of
the leaves as it made it easier
to identify. Your leaf is from a
cantaloupe plant Watermelon
leaves are much more lobed.
Cantaloupe should be
grown in warm climates with
low humidity. Rots can easily
occur in wet, humid climates
or if too much irrigation is
applied too often: Cantaloupe
prefers fertile, well-drained
slightly acidic sandy or silt
loam soil with a pH between
6.0 and 6.5. Additions of high
levels of nitrogen may prevent
plants from maximum fruit
production and maturity. Use
formulations of fertilizers sim-
ilar to 6-6-6 or 8-8-&8.
Applications of pesticides
should be done before sunrise
or after dark to reduce the
chance of applying it directly
to bees, which are essential
for pollination. Seedless water-
melon choices for Florida are:
Crimson Trio, Genesis, King
of Hearts, Merrilee In,
Millionaire or Scarlet Trio.
For more information on
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FRIDAY, June 27,2008 NEWS News-Leader
Trees soften life's hard edges
There must be some way to
save our trees. Soon we will
have more storage units than
It seems so simple. Why
can't we figure out how to spare
more trees? We pay a terrible
price for development in the
name of progress. Traveling
back and forth on AlA offers a.
daily reminder of how much we
are losing. Blink and another
acre or two is stripped of trees.
The ultimate monument to
failed development gone amok
is the Tuscany condominium
development. It stands barren
and forbidding. The land is
stripped, raw dirt blows in any
wind, steel rods rust in the
beginnings of a foundation. Can
we not create a law, bond,
covenant, amendment or act
that requires a developer to
return property to its original
condition if the project fails?
During the last 10 years we
have watched the wooded cor-
ridor leading to Amelia Island
from 1-95 disappear. There are
good things and bad things
about development We are not
against progress. The Big Guy
and I used to make our outings
to the big-box stores in
Jacksonville a day-long adven-
ture. Now everything is close.
We enjoy the
can't we fol-
low the exam-
tBj', ples of other
FROM utilize trees
THE as a natural
PORCH green barrier
Dickie ter parking
Anderson lots and our
One woman saved an
ancient oak on Ash Street Kate
Bailey lived in an elegant
Victorian treasure on the corner
of Ash and Seventh streets. Kate
loved her house and the trees
around it. Long after her hus-
band died, Kate looked out her
window one day to see a crew of
road workers prepared to take
down the large old oak that
grew in the middle of Ash
"Has to go," they said.
Seems the city was widening
and improving Ash Street.
She had a simple solution.
She let her husband's shotgun
do the talking. The tree still
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Trees are our friends. They define a neighbor-
hood: they cut traffic noise, balance the grim
gray of cement with life-affirming green.
stands. In fact, the tree has been
recognized by a society that
registers and monitors the old-
est of our country's oaks.
Trees are our friends. They
define, a neighborhood; they cut
traffic noise, balance the grim
gray of cement with life-affirm-
ing green. Simply, they soften
the hard edges in our daily life.
I fear that those who make
decisions and grant the permits
do not fully appreciate the many
virtues of our trees. Studies
have proven that temperatures
are significantly lower in areas
shaded with trees. Moisture
evaporates from trees, again
moderating the temperature.
The natural barrier of trees
reduces heat loss in colder
We should not forget the
words of poet Joyce Kilmer, "I
think I will never see a poem
lovely as a tree." Any realtor
will tell you poems do not sell
houses but trees and landscap-
I am not suggesting we turn
to armed warfare, as Bailey did,
but do wonder what we can do?
One friend is doing something.
She is fighting to preserve the
natural beauty of her off-island
home. She has done her home-
work, enlisted experts and is
determined to get a canopy des-
ignation for her neighborhood.
One small step for trees, one
giant step for sanity.
Dickie Anderson is a local
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A Callahan man suffered seri-
ous injuries Wednesday when
the bicycle he was riding was
struck by an SUV.
Lt. Bill Leeper of the Florida
Highway Patrol said John
Williams, 42, of Callahan, was
riding his bike east in the west-
bound lane of SR 200, just west of
Stratton Road in Callahan, when
he was struck by a'1998 Ford
Explorer driven by Courtney
Whitaker, 20, also of Callahan.
Williams was taken by heli-
copter to Shands Jacksonville,
where he was listed in critical
condition Thursday morning.
According to the police
report, Whitaker changed lanes
to avoid a collision when a car in
front of her braked suddenly.
Leeper said the woman would
not be charged in the accident
because Williams was riding his
bike against the flow of traffic.
Bicyclists are required to ride
Leeper said he did not know
whether Williams was wearing a
helmet, which is not required
for riders over the age of 16.
Whitaker was not injured.
SHANNON MALCOM in the area, West said.
News-Leader 'There was no property
damage whatsoever," West
Lightning strikes from a said. "We were very fortunate."
Wednesday afternoon storm There was another three-
caused five brush fires and acre fire on the West Side near
knocked out some phones at Kolars Ferry Road, and three
the sheriffs office, but Nassau fires of about an acre each in
County Fire Rescue Deputy Yulee.
Chief Roger West said Thurs- "None of them are active
day all fires were contained right now," West said Thursday
and had not caused any prop- morning. "They're all con-
erty damage, trained behind fire lines ... we
The largest, a 25-acre fire in have crews out this morning
Hilliard, "never got any closer just working on mopping up."
than a half-mile" to property Lightning strikes also
5 brush fires
caused some phone line prob-
lemsat the Nassau County
Sheriff Tommy Seagraves
said some, but not all, phone
lines were down after lightning
struck close to the sheriff's
office headquarters in Yulee.
"We had some lightning
issues... I don't know where it
hit, just somewhere in the gen-
eral area ... and it struck our
system, just some. of the
phones went out, not all of
them," Seagraves said. "They
had it back up and running in
a few hours, we didn't have
any issues or concerns from
the public, we were able to con-
tinue service throughout the
Seagraves said some resid-
ual effects of the lightning
strikes were still causing prob-
lems Thursday morning, but
were not affecting the depart-
ment's ability to communicate
with the public.
Seagraves said dispatch did
not receive any reports of
major damage from the storm
in Nassau County.
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FRIDAY. June 27. 2008 NEWS News-Leader
R.AI.N. is in the forecast for Saturday
The Curtins have been
poochless for over a year, and
it's finally reached the point
where 1 am accosting clog own-
ers on the street. Most people
smile and chat while I slather
attention all over their four-leg-
ger; if I'm lucky, I get a puppy
kiss in return.
So I took it as a sign that it's
time to start the search for
., ]* row's spaghet-
t. ti fundraiser
CITY Nassau). Our
SIDEBAR dearly depart-
dog had been
Cara Curtin a rescue, and
intend to continue that tradition
with the next generation.
Lynda Mixson, RAIN's
director, and I exchanged a
series of e-mails until I was on
the road to the 13-acre spread in
Callahan. I wasn't alone; my
Adult Supervision invited him-
self along to exert a modicum of
control. He knew that I would
fall in love with every dog I saw.
The land is peppered with a
series of trailers, and'the three
of us chatted in the living room
of the one that serves as
Lynda's office. RAIN concen-
trates on special needs animals,
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As good as dinner sounds, I
will have to save room for
dessert. Board president
Rhonda Goodwin may whip.up,
a batch of her famous banana
pudding, and I have made a
mental note to try the kitty litter
dessert before I leave the recre-
ation center. Well have food for
the soul, too; the First Coast
Bluegrass Band will perform
featuring Fernandina Beach
Animal Clinic's own Dr Jim
O'Brien on banjo.
It all starts at 4:30 p.m. on
H i MAONS cI
most of which come from the
other rescue agencies in the
county. Elizabeth, the mostly-
Labrador retriever who fell
asleep on my foot, is a testimo-
ny to the tender care she has
received from RAIN and Lynda;
she no longer fights with the
other dogs and has conquered
most of her food aggression.
The cattery is unusual; since
the goal is to place kitties in
their forever homes, each room
of this trailer is decorated as a
living room, complete with
couches, tables and chairs.
These kitties will know how to
act when you bring them home!
RAIN is currently home to
22 dogs, 30 cats, one goat and
Maggie the Belgian draft horse.
Maggie is part of the Mixson
family, but Lynda has brought
her to RAIN to keep the goat
company. I have no doubt that
the current population will
increase as word gets out about
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I could tell that one of her
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Saturday and will run until 8
p.m.; that long dinnertime
should accommodate every
schedule and lifestyle on the
island. Tickets are only $10 a
head, and what a deal that is:
good food, good company, good
music and a good cause. Just
keep your paws outta my kitty
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support of the veterinarians in
our community. Lynda has a
glint in her eye.as she nods her
head toward a fair-sized shed
not far from her office; one day
she hopes to use it for a low
cost spay/neuter clinic. The
business community is pitch-
ing in, too. Several stores donate
pet care products that have
packages damaged by handling.
As Lynda talked about
RAIN's goals and programs, it
became clear that this private
501 (c)3 organization runs pure-
ly on our donations, hence
tomorrow night's dinner at the
Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center. I was busy resigning
myself to a mediocre meal for a
good cause until Lynda
explained the menu.
RAIN volunteers will prepare
several traditional sauces, some
with sausage and/or meatballs;
there will be vegetarian sauces,
too. I've always wanted to try
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Metal bats versus wood bats
Q: What are your thoughts on banning
A People who call for a ban of the metal
baseball bat believe that a hit ball comes
off an aluminum bat faster than off a wood
bat, thus making it more dangerous.
However, there is no conclusive data to sup-
port that metal bats are more dangerous than
wood bats, but rather a lot of anecdotal evi-
dence and unfortunate stories from parents
whose children have been injured.
Steven Domalewski is a 12-year-old pitcher
who was hit in the chest by a ball hit off a
metal bat After being hit, his heart temporar-
ily stopped and he lay on the mound uncon-
scious while CPR was administered.
Although he survived, he did sustain mas-
sive oxygen deprivation brain injury. His par-
ents blame the metal bat and have filed suit
against metal bat manufacturer Hillerich &
Bradsby, The Sports Authority, where the bat
was purchased, and Little League Baseball,
claiming that they all knew the bat was inher-
ently dangerous and sold it anyway.
While metal bats are more durable and
thus cheaper in the long run, every time a
player is hit by a pitch off a metal bat, this
The New York City Council last year
passed a ban against metal bats in high
school games. Debbie Patch, whose 18-year-
old son Brandon was killed after being hit in
the head by a line drive during a game in
2003, testified before the New York Council,
"The bat companies promote it as, 'Choose
your weapon,' and that's what they are."
The type of injury that killed Brandon
Patch fortunately is rare. A study from the
National Center for Catastrophic Sports
Injury Research shows that there have been
only 15 catastrophic batted ball injuries to
pitchers out of more than 9.5 million high
school and college participants since 1982.
Many cite a Brown University study that
did show aluminum bats hit the ball harder,
creating more ball speed than wood bats. The
study cited increased speeds off the bat due
to increases in swing speeds (due to the fact
it is lighter than wood) and the elasticity of
the metal, which flexed when a ball struck it,
denting inward and creating a "trampoline
effect" that bounced the ball off at a greater
However, that study is now considered
outdated because bats used in the Brown
study would be outlawed today. Since 2003 all
bats must meet a safety standard called the
BESR (Bat Exit Speed Ratio) performance
limitation, which ensures that aluminum bats
do not hit the ball any harder than the best
"To my knowledge, there
are no published, peer-
reviewed articles that show
there is an increased inci-
-W ".- dence of injury from the use
S of aluminum bats," said
Richard M. Greenwald,
executive director of the
National Institute for Sports
Science and Safety, who co-
authored the original Brown
SPORTS University study.
The U.S. Consumer
MEDICINE Safety Product Commission
ruled that there was incon-
GREGORY clusive data to support a ban
SMITH, M.D., on metal bats in youth and
...-- high school baseball games.
Other organizations such as
the NCAA and the National High School
Federation have tracked safety statistics and
they too have decided that aluminum bats do
not pose a safety risk.
The Medical/Safety Advisory Committee
of USA Baseball compared injuries to pitch-
ers from metal bats versus wood bats. Metal
bat injury data were taken from NCAA base-
ball and wood bat injury data collected from
college summer leagues, which all use wood
After two years of collecting data from a
total of 331,821 batted balls, there have only
been 17 injuries to NCAA college pitchers
and 15 injuries to college summer league
This data does indicate these injuries are
uncommon and there is no data to indicate
that metal bats pose an increased risk or that
the injuries from metal bats would not have
happened if the batter was using a wood bat.
However, despite all of the evidence, some
kids do get severely injured, but it does not
appear that this can be pinned on the alu-
minum bat. The Consumer Product Safety
Commission stands by its statement, "The
commission is not aware of any information
that injuries produced by balls batted with
non-wood bats are more severe than those
involving wood bats."
This column is written to discuss issues
regarding sports, medicine and safety. It is not
intended to serve as a replacement for treat-
ment by your regular doctor. It is only designed
to offer guidelines on the prevention, recogni-
tion and care of injuries and illness. Specific
concerns should.be discussed with your physi-
cian. Mail your questions to Gregory Smith,
M.D., Sports Medicine, 1250 S. 18th St., Suite
204, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034. For
appointments, call 261-8787 or visit
www.gsmithm d. com.
The Fernandina Beach High School bas-
ketball players and coaches held a hoops
camp this week. Pictured clockwise from
top left: FBI-IS's Terin Dallas plays keep-
away with campers Tuesday; Mackenzie
McBride tries to block Destiny
Robinson's shot; Jacob Spence dribbles;
Michael Combs on the move; Pirate Jake
Brogdon dodges Chase Karpel.
: PHOTOS BY BETH JONES/NEWS-LEADER
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FRIDAY, JUNE 27,2008
NEWS-LEADER / FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA
FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008 SPORTS News-Leader
Cafe Karibo and friends will host a free
beginner surfing clinic and water safety clinic
at 9 a.m. July 12 at beach access No. 31, the
pier one block south of Simmons Road. Some
of the island's best surfers will be on the
beach teaching board riding, surfing etiquette
and water safety. Bring your board or borrow
one at the clinic. Drinks and snacks will be
provided. All ages are welcome. Children 12
and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Call Thomas Stillwell at 277-5269 or 556-
3805 or e-mail email@example.com.
Elm Street buddy league
Elm Street Little League will offer a buddy
league for boys and girls ages 4-7 this sum-
mer. Registration fee is $15. Register from 9
a.m. to 4 p.m. at either the MLK Center or
Peck Center. Contact Wayne Peterson at
753-1663 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elm Street's sports banquet is at 2 p.m.
July 19 at the MLK Center. Players, coaches,
parents and sponsors are invited.
Fernandina Pop Warner
Fernandina Beach Pop Warner is holding
registration for football and cheerleading
Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Fees ate
$150 and $130, for second child. Copy of
birth certificate and 50 percent of fees are
required at registration. Physical information
is available at registration. Visit www.fernandi
napopwarner.com or call Bill Cole at 261-
1874 for information.
Yulee Pop Warner
Yulee Pop Warner will hold registration
from 9 a.m. to noon June 28. The season
opens July 28. Fee is $125 first child ($100
additional child). Birth certificate and wallet-
size photo are required at registration. End-of-
year report card and physical are required by
June 28. Physi-cals will be offered June 28
from 9 a.m. to noon in the Yulee Sports
Complex gym during sign-ups.
Call Patty Ellington, 277-8136, or visit
Outdoor fitness class
OutFIT is a revolutionary group fitness pro-
gram that leverages nature as a gym. All
workouts take place outside and unique exer-
cises will challenge, tone the body and build
flexibility, endurance and strength. Program
combines whole body workout sessions, per-
sonalized instruction, fitness assessments,
team camaraderie and nutritional guidance.
Workouts take place three times per week for
adults, all levels, beginners to advanced.
Cost is $99 per month. Classes are
Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays from
6:30-7:30 a.m. or 7:45-8:45 a.m. Other dates
and times are also available upon request.
Next session is June 30 through July 25.
Space is limited
Call Deborah Dunham at 624-0027 or visit
www,PersonalBestSports.net for information.,
Pro wrestling at Peck Gym
Continental Championship Wrestling
returns June 28 to the Peck Gym, 510 South
10th St., Fernandina Beach, with a 7:30 p.m.
bell time. Tickets may be purchased at
Rowland's Upholstery Plus on South Eighth
Street. For information visit CCWrestling.org.
Partial proceeds from the event will benefit
the Fernandina Beach High School Band.
Tryouts for the Amelia Island Youth
Soccer's U 12 classic team will be held from
5:30-7 p.m. July 7 and at 9 a.m. July 19 at the
Bailey Road soccer complex. Contact
Thomas Tolxdorf at 753-1077.
Y Yoga is offering free walking training at
the Scbott Road beach access at 7 a.m. June
28. Stretch and strengthening class meets
Wednesday at 8 a.m. Core ball class meets
Tuesday at 4 p.m. This is on a cardio level. A
yin yoga class structured for those who need
physical rehabilitation meets at 4:30 p.m.
New to the studio, a pilates class is now
offered Mondays at 10 a.m. and Fridays at 8
a.m. Y yoga is offering a new class for the
baby boomer or older adults to experience
how yoga can help slow down the aging
process. It meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays.The
class is called yoga for longevity.
Beach yoga is offered Mondays and
Friday at 8 a.m. at the beach access.
Beginner yoga meets Wednesdays and
Friday at 9 a.m. Cardio ball class meets at
5:30 p.m. Tuesday. There are also basic
yoga classes given throughout the week. Call
Anytime Fitness, 463646 SR 200 Suite 4
in Yulee, offers yoga at 6:30 p.m. Monday
and Wednesdays with Michael Gilsenan and
from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday with Mary
Horgan. It is vinyasa-style yoga flow, suitable
for beginner and intermediate. Step and
sculpt with Tracy is at 5:30 p.m. Monday.
Zumba with Toni is at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Strength training and abs with Juvi is at 6:30
p.m. Tuesday. Interval with Juvi is at 5:30
p.m. Wednesday. Body sculpt with Tracy is
at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Step aerobics with
Juvi is at 9 a.m. Saturday. Call .225-8400 or
Dome Healing Center offers Sivanan-
da/Amrit style yoga, which consists of tradi-
tional yoga postures, breathing techniques,
relaxation and meditation instruction for all
levels. Classes are offered Monday through
Saturday at 9:15 a.m., Monday through
Thursday at 7 p.m. and Friday at 5:30 p.m.
The first Friday of the month Amrit Yoga
Nidra Meditation and Relaxation classes are
offered at 7 p.m. The class includes instruc-
tion in deep relaxation and meditation tech-
niques. Cost is $8 per class, $30 per month or
a package of 10 classes that never expires for
$60. Call 277-3663 or visit domehealing cen-
ter,com for information.
SWIM MEET RESULTS
Magnolia Point Swim Team (331) at
Team Fernandina Stingrays (654)
A times: Kaylynn Chauncey, 100
Individual medley, 50 free, 100 breast;
Aly Kaywork, 50 free; Shannon Philo,
50 free: Josh Reeve, 50 free, 50 fly, 50
B times: Lindsey Adam, 50 free;
Christopher Azat, 50 free; Johnathan
Azar, 50 free; Patrick Croft, 50 free, 50
fly; Aly Kaywork, 50 fly; Mary-Kate
Kaywork, 100 IM, 50 free, 50 Ily;
Conner Lawrence, 50 fly; Shannon
Philo, 100 IM, 50 fly; Corinne Priest,
13-14 100 IM, 100 breast, 50 rly;
Juliana Reeve, 25 back; Zoe Reyes,
100 IM, 5p free; Thomas Seidel, 100
IM, 50 free
New team records: Kaylynn
Chauncey, girls 13-14 100 breast, 100
IM; Josh Reeve, boys 11-12 50 free, 50
back, 50 fly; girls 15-18 200 free relay,
S. Philo, L. Adam, H. Wrenn, A.
Kaywork; and from June 14, girls 13-14
200 medley relay, K. Chauncey, S.
Stanley-Pomm, C. Priest, A. Kaywork
25-yard freestyle: 1. Lauren Shelton,
27.59; 2. Abby Thomas, 28.27; 3. Emily
Pittman, 29.84; 4. Ryley Parkin, 30.49;
5. Catle Springer, 35.47; 6. Jordyn
Foley, 38.38; 7. Faith Twiggs, 40.55; 8.
Emily Flint, 44.64; 9. Andrea Londono,
49.40; 10. Marley Thomas, 59.47; 11.
Elizabeth Springer, 1:42.13.
25-yard backstroke: 1. Abby
Thomas, 30.87: 2. Lauren Shelton,
31.51; 3. Jordyn Foley, 34.86; 4. Catle
Springer, 35.30; 5. Emily Pittman,
36,38; 6. Ryley Parkin, 36.74; 7.
Andrea Londono, 44,86; 8. Emily Flint,
49.81; 9. Faith Twiggs, 51.29; 10.
Elizabeth Springer, 1:07.36.
25-yard freestyle: 2. Emma
Johnson, 21.15; 3. Eve Thomas, 21.24;
4. Shelby Bradley, 22.17; 5. Abby
Hamilton, 23.48; 6. Sydney Carroll,
26.84; 7. Kylle Green, 29.65; 8. Anna
25-yard backslroke:2. Juliana
Reeve, 24.11 B; 3. Shelby Bradley,
25.28; 4. Eve Thomas, 26.37; 5. Emma
'Johnson, 28.43; 6. Abby Hamilton,
30.32: 7. Kylle Green, 34.48: 8. Anna
25-yard breaststroke: 1. Shelby
Bradley, 32.59; 2. Sydney Carroll,
25-yard butterfly: 1. Juliana Reeve,
100-yard IM: 2. Emma Johnson,
2:18.15; 3. Eve Thomas, 2:20.46.
100-yard freestyle relay: 1. Juliana
Reeve, Shelby Bradley, Emma
Johnson, Eve Thomas, 1:32.50.
50-yard freestyle: 1. Zoe Reyes,
33.29 B; 2. Mary-Kate Kaywork, 34.34
B; 3. Madeline Jarman, 36.71; 5. Katie
McNeil, 39.84; 6. Sydni MIddaugh,
41.66: 7. Jade Beasley, 41.96; 11.
Summer Shelton, 54.24:12. Danielle
50-yard backstroke: 2. Zoe Reyes,
44.40: 3. Madeline Jarman, 44.86: 5.
Katie McNeil. 49.25; 6. Rachel Pittman,
50-yard breaststroke: 1. Rachel
50-yard butterfly: 2. Mary-Kate
Kaywork, 40.81 B; 3. Madeline
Jarman, 49.13; 4. Jade Beasley, 50.31;
5. Sydnil Mddaugh, 52.00.
100-yard IM: 2. Mary-Kate Kaywork,
1:31.32 B; 3. Zoe Reyes, 1:32.24 B; 4.
Katie McNeil, 1:40.78; 5. Jade Beasley,
1:45.81; 6. Rachel Pittman, 1:46.42:; 7.
Sydnl Middaugh, 1:47.48.
200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Zoe
Reyes. Rachel Pittman, Madeine
Jarman, Mary-Kate Kaywork, 2:34.75;
3. Sydni Middaugh, Summer Shelton,
Jade Beasley, Katie McNeil, 2:55.87.
50-yard freestyle: 3. Michaela Irish,
32.56; 4. Caltlyn O'Rourke, 32.66; 5.
Chloe Birch. 34.61; 6. Melissa Benner.
35.75; 8. Megan Combs, 41.19: 9.
Jackle Lenard. 52.93,.. ..
LOCAL SPORTS CAMPS
The McArthur Family YMCA is offering
several camps for children ages 6-15 this
summer. Ages, dates, locations, times
and fees will vary for each camp and are
subject to change. Due to transportation,
some camps have limited space.
Basketball camp for ages 8-15 is July
14-18 and July 21-25 from 9 a.m. to noon
in the gym. Prizes will be given out for.
competitions throughout the week. High
school players will help facilitate the
Soccer camp for ages 8-15 is Aug. 4-8
and Aug. 11-15 from 9 a.m. to noon at the
five-acre field behind Kmart with some
time spent in the gym. Camp director is
Coach Tony Grego.
Kids receive a participation T-shirt for
either camp. Campers will be broken into
age brackets and taught age specific
skills, strategy and rules! Fee is $75 for
members ($115 non-members).
Golf camp for ages 7-18 is July 14-18
from 9 a.m. to noon at the North
Hampton Golf Course. Campers get a T-
shirt, a hat, a sleeve of balls and bever-
ages on the course. North Hampton Golf
Course staff will lead the program. Cost
is $150 for members ($200 non-mem-
A chef program for ages 8-15 is July
21-25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Drop-off and
pick-up will be at the McArthur YMCA.
Children will have the opportunity to visit
local restaurants Monday, Thursday and
Friday to observe and participate in food
preparation and selection. Each child
receives his own cooking kit and a
healthy recipe book. Cost is $125 for
members and $190 non-members. .
Get Fit Camp for ages 6-12 is June 30
through July 4 from 9 a.m. to noon at the
McArthur YMCA. Children will work in a
group and get one-on-one time with
YMCA certified personal trainers and
instructors. The program will consist of
cardiovascular activities, ply metrics,
stretching and yoga. Cost is $75 for
members and $115 for non-members.
The McArthur Family YMCA is located
at 1915 Citrona Drive or call 261-1080.
Wrestling clinic in Jacksonville
Dustin Hinschberger, assistant
wrestling coach at Coe College, and
Tyler Burkle, a sophomore at Coe, will
conduct a wrestling clinic today and June
28. Registration is from 5-6 p.m. .today
with the first session from 6-8 p.m. at
Assumption Catholic School (Jordan
Hall), 2431 Atlantic Blvd. in Jacksonville.
On June 28, the clinic runs from 8 a.m. to
All participants must be USA Wrestling
members. Register at www.themat.com.
Cost is $30 and includes lunch on
Call Bruce Hinschberger at (904) 343-
3173 for information.
Ron Veal Football Camp
Ron Veal, former Femandina Beach
High School standout, will return to
Fernandina Beach July ?4-26 for his sixth
annual football camp. The camp will be
held daily from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at
Buccaneer Sports Complex on Beech
Register from 8-9 a.m. the first day.
Cost is $40. The camp is open to ages 8-
17. Bring cleats and a towel, quarter-
backs bring balls. Lunch will be provided.
For information, call (678) 618-2665.
50-yard backstroke: 1. Caltlyn
O'Rourke, 39.57; 2. Megan Combs,
48.52:; 4. Rene Pittman, 53.02; 5.
Jackie Lenard, 1:32.88.
50-yard breaststroke: 2. Chloe Birch,
45.47; 3. Megan Combs, 51.16; 4.
Emma Priest, 56.98.
50-yard butterfly: 2. MIchaela Irish,
39.37; 3. Mellssa Benner, 43:73; 5.
Emma Priest, 1:03.92; 6. Jackle
100-yard IM: 4. Michaela Irish,,
1:24.44; 5. Caitlyn O'Rourke; 1:26.18;
6. Chloe Birch, 1:28.03; 7. Melissa
Benner, 1:31.69; 8. Rene Pittman,
1:46.07; 9. Emma Priest, 1:55.55.
200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Michaela
Irish, Chloe Birch, Melissa Benner,
Caitlyn O'Rourke, 2:20.12; 2. Megan
Combs, Jackie Lenard, Emma Priest,
Rene Pittman, 3:09.34.
50-yard freestyle: 2. Aly Kaywork,
26.29 A; 3. Kaylynn Chauncey, 26.82
A; 5. Taylor Jost, 31.61; 8. Irenna
100-yard backstroke: 1. Michelle
Irish, 1:22.35; 4. Savannah Shelton,
100-yard breaststroke: 2. Kaylynn
Chauncey, 1:17.36 A; 3. Corinne Priest,
1:22.10 B; 5. Michelle Irish, 1:36.96; 6.
Savannah Shelton, 1:39.47.
50-yard butterfly: 1. Aly Kaywork,
31.42 B; 2. Corinne Priest, 32.15 B; 3.
Taylor Jost, 34.00; 6. Irenna Quails,
100-yard IM: 2. Kaylynn Chauncey,
1:08.28 A; 3. Corinne Priest, 1:12.73
B; 4. Michelle Irish, 1:25.06; 7.
Savannah Shelton, 1:40.43; 8. Irenna
200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Corinne
Priest, Michelle Irish, Taylor Jost, -.
Kaylynn Chauncey, 2:02.40.
50-yard freestyle: 1. Shannon Philo,
27.80 A; 2. Lindsey Adam, 29.93 B; 5.
Loren Kelleher, 33.74; 7. Ashley
Licausi, 35.47; 8. Kacle Couch, 37.68.
100-yard breaststroke: 1. Hannah
Wrenn, 1:27.53; 3. Loren Kelleher,
1:37.26; 5. Kacle Couch, 1:48.00.
50-yard butterfly: 1. Shannon Philo,
31.03 B: 2. Hannah Wrenn, 35.75; 4.
Ashley Licausi, 41.54.
100-yard IM: 1. Shannon Philo,
1:12.14 B; 2. Hannah Wrenn, 1:17.99;
5. Ashley LIcausl, 1:29.24.
200-yard freestyle relay: 2. Shannon
Philo, LindseyAdam, Hannah Wrenn,
Aly Kaywork, 1:53.68.
25-yard freestyle: 1.. Harris Hamilton,'
41.27; 3. Ibrahim Mreich, 1:00.66.
25-yard backstroke: 1. Harris'
Hamilton, 43.88; 3. Ibrahim Mreich,
25-yard freestyle: 1. Paul Brown,
24.72; 2. Brendan Twiggs, 29.24.
25-yard backstroke: 1. Brendan
25-yard breaststroke: 1. Brendan
100-yard IM: 1. Paul Brown, 2:22.45.
50-yard'freestyle: 1. Camp Priest,
37.11; 2. Jeremy Fischer, 40.60:;4..Will
Fletcher, 42.90; 5. Matthew Brown,
44.77: 6. Robert Peters, 44.97; 7.
Graham Croft, 45.69; 9. Patrick
Borgman, 56.89; 10. Nick DeWald,
59.46; 11. Zach DeWald, 1 07.18..
50-yard backstroke: 1. Camp Priest,
49.47; 3. Patrick Borgman, 1:13.53.
50-yard breaststroke: 1. Camp
Priest, 54.21; 2. Matthew Brown, 54.52;
4. Will Fletcher, 57.40; 5. Robert
Peters, 58.15; 6. Jeremy Fischer,
1:00.18; 7. Nick DeWald, 1:08.79; 8.
Zach DeWald, 1:17.80; 9. Patrick
50-yard butterfly: 1. Will Fletcher,
53.92;:2. Graham Croft, 59.46; 3.
Robert Peters, 1:13.73.
100-yard IM: 1. Matthew Brown,
1:50.29; 2. Jeremy Fischer, 1:52.42; 3.
Graham Croft, 2:02.16; 4. Nick
DeWald, 2:15.39; 5. Zach DeWald,
200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Jeremy
Fischer, Will Fletcher, Graham Croft,
Camp Priest, 2:50.18; 2. Matthew
Brown, Nick DeWald, Robert Peters,
Paul Brown, 3:22.29.
50-yard freestyle: 1. Josh Reeve,
27.18 A; 2. Johnathan Azar, 30.35 B;
5. Carson Nave, 32.86; 6. Michael
Combs, 35.53; 7. Timothy Seidel,
35.59; 8. Nathan Seidel, 36.03; 9.
Bodle Runnels, 39.72; 10. Chris
Johnson, 43.53; 11. Paul Borgman,
44.49; 12. Josh Mazur, 45.56.
50-yard backstroke: 1. Josh Reeve,
31.39 A; 3. Nathan Seidel, 49.49; 4.
Bodle Runnels, 54.21; 5. Josh Mazur,
50-yard breaststroke: 2. Johnathan
Azar, 46.69; 3. Carson Nave, 48.23; 4.
Michael Combs, 50.45; 5. Chris
Johnson, 57.49; 6. Paul Borgman,
59.82; 7. Josh Mazur, 1:01.97.
50-yard butterfly: 1. Josh Reeve,
30.73A; 3. Michael Combs, 47.76; 4.
Paul Borgman, 1:02.73.
100-yard IM: 2. Johnathan Azar,
1:19.74; 3. Nathan Seidel, 1:33.94; 4.
STimothy Seidel, 1:34.44.
200-yard freestyle relay: 1.
Johnathan Azar, Nathan Seidel,
Timothy Seidel, Josh Reeve, 2:14.52;
2. Josh Mazur, Chris Johnson, Paul
Borgman, Patrick Borgman, 3:15.88.
50-yard freestyle: 1. Christopher
Azar, 26.87 B; 3. Michael Azar, 29.63;
6. Nathan Fischer, 32.04.
100-yard breaststroke: 1.
Christopher Azar, 1:28.42; 3. Nathan
Fischer, 1:54.90; 4. Michael Azar,
50-yard butterfly. 1. Christopher
Azar, 32.33; 4. Michael Azar, 45.83.
100-yard IM: 2. Nathan Fischer,
50-yard freestyle: 2. Thomas Seidel,
25.11 B; 3. Patrick Croft, 25.42 B; 4.
Dakota Lawrence, 27.75; 5. Jacob
Seidel, 29.67; 6. Kevin Hicks, 31.45.
100-yard backstroke: 1. Thomas
Seidel, 1:05.16; 2. Patrick Croft,
100-yard breaststroke: 2. Conner
Lawrence, 1:20.72; 3. Kevin Hicks,
50-yard butterfly: 3. Patrick Croft,
28.71 B; 4. Conner Lawrence, 28.78
B; 5. Dakota Lawrence, 31.55; 6. Jacob
100-yard IM: 2. Thomas Seidel,
1:03.58 B; 3. Conner Lawrence,
1:09.19; 5. Dakota Lawrence, 1:11.84;
6. Jacob Seidel, 1:23.77.
200-yard freestyle relay: 1. Patrick.
Croft, Conner Lawrence, Dakota
Lawrence, Thomas Seidel, 1:45.50; 3.
Christopher Azar, Nathan Fischer,
Michael Azar, Jacob Seidel, 2:03.02.
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FRIDAY, JUNE 27. 2008 SPORTS News-Leader
Tyler claims tourney title
Anchors Aweigh Charters
hosted the second annual
Angela Walsh Fishing .
Tournament June 7 with an
awards dinner that followed at
Ten Acres. Chad Tyler landed
first-place honors with a nice
5.2-pound spotted sea trout.
Greg Lea took junior angler
honors with a 7.19-pound
aggregate weight. Mark
Martin took first place slam
honors with 6.62 pounds.
Capt. Steve Hair and wife,
Wanda, hosted the fun event.
Fishing should continue to
be excellent for king macker-
el this weekend with the St.
Marys Kingfish Tournament
taking place Saturday.
Kingfish are showing up
everywhere, particularly at
the Nassau Live Bottom, FA
reef and the St. Marys ship-
ping channel. The Elton
Bottom continues to harbor
tournament winning size king
mackerel weighing to over 40
Red snapper fishing is still
excellent at many of the
nearshore fishing reefs,
including FC, HH and FA.
Rustin Wise recently landed a
21-pound red snapper while
fishing with Capt. Terry
are also run-
ning to 50
HH and AH
the two St.
Barracuda are also running at
many of the offshore fish
havens and weighing to 40
pounds. Best fishing tactics
for catching giant 'cudas is
skipping a rigged Spanish
mackerel over an offshore
wreck or close to one of the
two St. Marys Navy towers.
Tarpon fishing is hot and
cold at the St. Marys inlet,
where lots of tarpon are hold-
ing but oftentimes difficult to
catch. The mouth of Jolly
River is also holding tarpon
weighing to over 100 pounds.
Chumming with cut men-
haden while fishing with cut
menhaden on the bottom con-
tinues to be the best tarpon
Capt. Jim Fussell reports
redfish weighing to eight
pounds are holding in the
backwaters during low tide
periods. Fish the slight
depressions close to oyster
bars with live shrimp, finger
mullet, cut ladyfish or bull-
Sea trout are taking live
shrimp fished under a "pop-
ping float" during high tide.
Tiger Basin continues to pro-
duce excellent sea trout
action at the north end of
Amelia Island while Walker's
Creek is producing sea trout
to five pounds at the southern
end of Amelia Island.
Tides Saturday will find a
low tide at 10:33 a.m. and a
high tide arriving at 5:06 p.m.
The News-Leader encour-
ages local anglers to submit
photographs of their catches.
The News-Leader will publish
them in this space on Fridays.
E-mail photos to bjones@fbf
newsleadercom, mail them to
P.O. Box 766, Fernandina
Beach, FL 32035, or drop
them by the office at 511 Ash
St. in Fernandina Beach. Con-
tact Beth Jones at 261-3696.
Steve Ammons of Augusta,
Ga., above, fished aboard
the local charter boat
"They Say" and boated
this nice Atlantic sailfish.
Also pictured is Adam
Pepper, mate. Not pic-
tured: Capt. David
Johnson. Left, winners of
the second annual Angela
Walsh Charity Fishing
Tournament are, from left,
Steven Dopson, third
place; Jeff Hatton, second;
and Chad Tyler, first.
The city of Fernandina
Beach Recreation Department
is offering the following activi-
Callaghan's English Soccer
Camp is July 14-18 at the
Femandina Beach athletic 'com-
plex on Bailey Road. Camp is
from 9 a.m. to noon for ages 5-
14 and from 4-7 p.m. for ages
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Adult volleyball is from 7-9
p.m. Tuesday and Fridays and
from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Peck
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residents, $3 for non-city.
Open basketball is held
Monday, Wednesdays and
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p.m. at Peck Gym, based on
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Peck Gym weight room is
open from 11 a.m. to7 p.m.
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from 11 a.m: to 4 p.m. Satur-
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Adult tennis programs are
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courts with instructor Lanny :
Kalpin. Schedule: 3.0/3.5 dou-
bles/singles clinic from 6-7 p.m.
and advanced beginners clinic
from 7-8 p.m. Monidays; 3.0/3.5
doubles/singles clinic from 6-7
p.m. and 7-8 p.m. Tuesday;
3.0/3.5 doubles/singles clinic
from 6-7 p.m. and 2.5/3.0 dou-
bles/singles clinic from 7-8 p.m.
Wednesday; 3.0/3.5 dou-
bles/singles clinic from 6-7 p.m.
Thursday; and 2.5/3.0 dou-
bles/singles clinic from 8-9 a.m.
Friday. Fee is $66 for city resi-
dents, $71 non-city. Maximum
of five participants. Register at
Atlantic Center. Call Kalpin at
491-0255 or 557-8110.
*'Summer youth tennis
camps, nine one-week ses-
si6ns, are being offered for boys
and girls ages 6-15 (beginner to
advanced beginner) at the Cen-
tral Park courts. All sessions are
Monday through Thursday,
except for the June 30-July 2
camp (Monday through Wed-
nesday). Available sessions are
June 30-July 2, July 7-10, July
21-24, July 28-31, Aug. 4-7 and
Aug. 11-14. Camp times are9-
a.n. to noon and a maximum of
20 children may register for
each session. Cost is $60 per
week for city residents ($55 for
additional sibling), $65 non-city
($60 additional sibling). Fee for
the June 30-July 2 camp is $45
for city residents ($40 additional
sibling) and $50 non-city ($45
additional sibling). Register at
the Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center. Call instructor Lanny
Kalpin, 557-8110 or 491-0255.
Adult cardio tennis pro-
gram, high intensity tennis drills
with music, is from 7-8 p.m.
Thursday at Central Park
courts with instructor Lanny
Kalpin. Cost is $10 a class. No
need to register.
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The St. Johns River Water Management District has received the applications)
for Consumptive Water Use from:
Amelia Island Company, Mr Robert Dugger, PO Box 3000, Fernandina Beach,
FL 32035, application #50272. The applicant proposes to withdraw 1.328
million gallons per day of water for 433 acres of golf course irrigation. The
withdrawals used by this proposed project will consist of ground water from the
Upper Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well in Nassau County, located in Section
22; Township 2 North; Range 28 East known as Long Point. The withdrawals
used by this proposed project will consist of Reclaimed from Amelia Links
Effluent Pond via 1 active pump; Reclaimed from Reclaimed WWTP via 1 active
connection point; ground water from the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 4 active
wells in Nassau County, located in Sections 1, 43, 44; Township 1 North; Range
28 East and Sections 6; Township 1 North; Range 29 East known as Amelia
Plantation. The withdrawals used by this proposed project will consist of ground
water from the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells in Nassau County,
located in Section 22; Township 2 North; Range 28 East known as Amelia
Links. The withdrawals used by this proposed project will consist of Reclaimed
from Effluent Pond Ocean Links via 1 active pump; surface water from Ponds
13, 11b, 11A, and 10 via 1 proposed pump; surface water from Pond 14 and Pond
B via 1 proposed pump; Reclaimed from Reclaimed WWTP ,via 1 active
connection point; and surface water from Red Maple Lake via 1 active pump in
Nassau County, located in Section 22; Township 2 North; Range 28 East known
as Beachside Villas. The withdrawals used by this proposed project will consist
of Reclaimed from Effluent Pond Long Point via 1 active pump; Reclaimed
from Reclaimed WWTP via 1 active connection point, and ground water from
the Upper Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells in Nassau County, located in
Section 20; Township 2 North; Range 28 East known as Ocean Links.
The file(s) containing each of the above-listed applications) are available for
inspection Monday through Friday except for legal holidays, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m. at the St. Johns River Water Management District Headquarters or the
appropriate service center. Written objections to the application may be made,
but should be filed with (received by) the District Clerk, 4049 Reid St., Palatka,
Florida 32177-1429, no later than 14 days from the date of publication. Written
objections should identify the objector by name and address, and fully describe
the objection to the application. Filing a written objection does not entitle you
to a Chapter 120, Florida Statues. Administrative Hearing. Only those persons
whose substantial interests are affected by the application and who file a petition
meeting the requirements of Sections 120.596 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, and
Chapter 28-106, Florida Administrative Code, may obtain an Administrative
hearing. All timely filed written objections will be presented to the Board for
consideration in its deliberations on application prior to the Board taking action
on the application.
Gloria Lewis, Director, Division of Regulatory Information Management St.
Johns River Water Management District
NEWS-LEADER / FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA
PHOTO COURTESY OF ALHAMBRA DINNERTHEATRE
Stephanie Baldwin as Maria leads the Von Trapp children in a sing-along in Alhambra Dinner Theatre's production
of "The Sound of Music." The children are, from left, Caitie Wiggins, 16, as Louisa, Bradley Akers, 14, as
Friedrich, Alyssa Pellum, 10, as Marta, Kate Keskinen as Liesl, Joanna Yeakel, 19, as Birgita, Emerson Hurst, 7,
as Gretl and Bay Gannon, 11, as Kurt.
A musical for all ages at Alhambra
T he stage is alive with "The Sound of
Music" at Alhambra Dinner Theatre
in Jacksonville through July 27 -
perfect timing for families in search
of a nearby summer outing.
A classic for all ages, "The Sound of
Music" is based on the true story of the Von
Trapp family and Maria Augusta Kutschera, a
joyful young woman who leaves the convent
to become governess to the seven spirited
children of Capt. Georg Von Trapp, an auto-
cratic widower more at home on the high
seas than in his own living room.
The play is set in Austria at the beginning
of the German Nazi advance of 1938 and fol-
lows the Von Trapps as they navigate the
shoals of the new regime and ponder whether
and when to leave. But it also is a love story
and an uplifting play about family an
estranged father and his children who are
transformed by the tenderness and kindness
Maria brings to their everyday lives.
Tying it all together is a score brimming
over with such memorable songs as "My
Favorite Things," "Edelweiss," "Climb Every
Mountain," "Sixteen Going on Seventeen,"
"The Lonely Goatherd" and, of course, the
title song, "The Sound of Music." It is
Rodgers and Hammerstein at their best, and
the Alhambra ensemble captures the joy and
the intrigue, the optimism anid the fear and
the yearning and the sadness of a tumultuous
time in history set to stunning music.
As Maria, Stephanie Baldwin brings the
right mix of energy and innocence, yet prag-
matism, too, to the role of a governess who
may be fresh out of the convent but is not eas-
ily shocked by the antics of her unruly
charges. And Millicent Sylvester as Mother
Tickets and showtimes
"The Sound of Music" is at the
Alhambra Dinner Theatre, 12000 Beach
Blvd., Jacksonville, through July 27 with
performances Tuesday through Sunday
evenings and matinees on Saturday and
Sunday. Dinner/show tickets range from
$42 to $49 plus tax and children 12 and
under are $30 plus tax. For reservations
and information call (904) 641-1212. Visit
Abbess is not the stereotypical withered old
nun, but a caring and kind superior looking
out for the best interests of her postulants.
Her encouragement shines through, especial-
ly in "Climb Every Mountain," which alone is
worth the price of admission.
MUSICAL Continued on 3B
Allegiance will present its "Welcome
Home Concert" Sunday, July 6 at 7 p.m. at
Amelia Baptist Church on the corner of.
Gerbing Road and ALA.
This talented group of teens from six area
churches will sing sacred music from classi-
cal, contemporary and spiritual genres. They
have performed in Colorado, New York,
Tennessee, North Carolina and throughout
the southeast. They are just returning from
serving on mission in Matewan, W.Va., a for-
gotten and poverty-stricken area of the
United States. The community is invited to
this free concert.
grapes star on
ROBERT M. WEINTRAUB
For the News-Leader
Six thousand years ago wines from the
Iberian Peninsula today's Spain and
Portugal were among the most covet-
ed in the western world. Phoenicians
and Carthaginians hauled Iberian wine
amphorae around the Mediterranean Sea in
their trading ships as their rulers vied for eco-
nomic dominance. Wines from Iberian villages
became a favorite of Roman Caesats nd their
grape vines were planted throughout the west-
But Iberian wine went into a millennia of
hibernation during 700 years of abstemious
Moorish rule, expul- ,
sion of Sephardic i'
Jews who were the E '
core of the Iberian
wine industry in the
15th century, financial '
ruin caused by the .
between Spain and England, the displace-
ments caused by Napoleon, Franco and the
Spanish civil war.
With political turbulence absent and the
economic stimulus of membership in the euro
community, Iberian wine began a comeback
and at the dawn of the 21st century Spanish
and Portuguese wines were once again catch-
ing the attention of aficionados throughout the
world, including here in Nassau County.
Members of the Cellar Dwellers, Nassau's
wine club, had a first-hand experience with
Spanish wines recently at special tasting
event held by Espafia, the Fernandina Beach
South Fourth Street restaurant. Roberto and
Marina Pestana put together a selection of
well-matched food and wines that included:
appetizers of chorizo, Serrano ham,
manchego/pequillo peppers and buquerones
served with sangria; gazpacho served with
albarinho; tapas shrimp served with cava
(sparkling Spanish wine); grilled.lamb, beef
and duck served with red Rioja; Paella
Valencia served with Ribiero del Duero Torta
de Santiago (lemon almond tort) and flan
served with Port and'cream sherry.
The two wines that held the most interest
to this writer were the albarinho and the
Rias Baixas, a once obscure part of Galicia
in northwest Spain, is defined by its inlets and
rivers (rias) that extend inland from the
Atlantic Ocean. The signature grape grown
along these riverbanks for millennia is the
white albarinho. One of the best examples of
this wine I have tasted is a $12 (or so) wine
called Nora from the Vi6a Nora winery and'
this is the wine served by Espafla. It is a deli-
cious, lively and full-bodied dry wine, well bal-
anced with ripe fruit, minerals and good acidi-
The grapes for this wine come from 48
acres of 15-year old vineyards that surround
the winery in the town of As Neves (in case
you want to visit). You can see Portugal from
the vineyards. (Nora is the Galician word for
Although albarinho wines are some of the
most expensive and highly prized white wines
in both Portugal and Spain, this variety is ,
rarely cultivated elsewhere. Nora is unique'in
that it is relatively inexpensive for an albarin-
Ribera del Duero
The Ribera del Duero is located on the
WINE Continued on 3B
A health fair with a range of free tests will be held
on June 28 from 10 a.m-3 p.m. at the
Peck Center, 516 South 10th St.,
Fernandina Beach, sponsored by the
Coalition for the
Reduction/Elimination of Ethnic
Disparities in Health in collabora-
tion with Shands Jacksonville, the
Nassau County Health
Department and other local
There will be free blood pressure, glu-
cose, cholesterol and HIV screening, information-
al booths to help educate resident ts on important
life-changing issues and face painting and other
activities for children. If you are interested in glu-
cose or cholesterol sc rccn ing. call 321-2555.
FAIRY TALE MUSICAL
Camden Summer Theatre pres-
ents Disney's "Beauty and the
Beast" tonight through June 29 at
the Camden County High School
The classic musical fairy tale .
highlights the importance of inner beauty. The
show will be performed at the CCHS Auditorium
at 7:30 p.m. and June 29 at 2:30 p.m. Whether
young or old, a fan of the film, orjust looking to
escape the summer heat; everyone is sure to
enjoy this "tale as old as time." Tickets are $10 for
adults, $7 for students and $5 for children and
senior citizens. Call the box office at (912) 729-
Amelia Island Plantation's Nature
Center will offer a "Zoofari
Sleepover" on July 2 from 5 p.m.-9
a.m. at the Jacksonville Zoo, includ-
ing 'Animal Encounters" and a
Transportation will be provided as
well as a pizza dinner, snack and
light breakfast. Cost is $100 per
person, with a minimum age of six.
Call 321-5082 to reserve your spot.
Celebrate Independence Day at the Stars &
Stripes Freedom Festival July 4 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
in Central Park.
There will be a Touch-A-
Truck public safety dis-
play, a Parent-Child Look-
A-Like Contest, an All
American Apple Pie
Contest, Fun for the Kids
playground, arts and crafts show, food, entertain-
ment, vendors and more. Make a thankyou card
to send to a member of the military at the Craft
From 6-8 p.m., the Historic Fernandina Business
Association will present a Sounds on Centre con-.
cert on Centre Street. Artrageous First Friday will
be held at local galleries. The city fireworks dis-
play begins at 9:30 p.m. at the foot of Centre
Street. Contest applications are available at the
www.shinybadgesball.com under the festival tab.
Contact Marty Scott at 753-4467,or e-mail shiny
The American Legion Post 54, located at the cor-
ner of Atlantic Avenue and South llth Street, will
be open to the public on both July 4 and 5, offer-
ing a traditional 4th of July cookout with burgers,
hot dogs and all the trimmings during the "Stars
and Stripes Freedom Festival."
FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008/NEWs-LEADER
(IThriller. PG 13. 90m. 2008)
An edgy, action-packed
reprising of an attempted
presidential assassination that
not only gives us glimpses
into an innocent bystander's
recollections, but reveals the
viewpoints of the participants
- on both sides of the attack.
Starring Dennis Quaid,
Matthew Fox, William Hurt,
Forest Whitaker and
Sigourney Weaver. Rating:
**! (Bill Zwecker)
My Blueberry Nights
(Romance. PG-13. 90 m.. 2008)
An extra-sweet romantic
fable from Wong Kar-Wai
about love and desserts. You
taste "My Blueberry Nights"
with your retinas. There are
less appetizing things to look
at for 90 minutes than this
pretty pie-cart of a movie, its
glazed slices topped with the
faces of Norah Jones, Jude
Law, Natalie Portman, Rachel
Weisz and David Strathairn
instead of chocolate-dipped
strawberries, dollops of
whipped cream or frosting
rosebuds. Empty calories.
Rating: ** Y,(Jim Emerson)
(Comedy. R. 106 m.. 2008)
John Cusack stars as a hit
man sent to a Middle Eastern
country to protect the interests
of an American super-corpo-
ration. Marisa Tomei is a liber-
al journalist, Hilary Duff is a.
Mideast teen idol (!), Ben
Kingsley is a shadowy manip-
ulator, Joan Cusack is a P.R.
whiz, and Dan Aykroyd seems
uncannily like Vice President
Cheney. The elements are
here, but the parts never
come together. Rating: k
Persepolis Rating: ****
(Animated. PG 13. 98 m.. 2008)
(Fantasy. PG. 96m. .2008)
Rating: *** '
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OUT AND ABOUT
The "Share the Y Yard
Sale" will be held June 28 in
the gym of the McArthur
Family YMCA on Citrona
Drive starting at 8 a.m. All pro-
ceeds will go the the "Share
the Y" financial assistance
program. For more informa-
toin call 261-1080.
Rescuing Animals In
Nassau will hold a spaghetti
dinner on June 28 from
4:30-8 p.m. at the Atlantic
Avenue Recreation Center
in Fernandina Beach. There
will be live entertainment from
First Coast Bluegrass and
local veterinarian Dr. Jim
O'Brien will pick the banjo.
There will also be a silent
auction..Purchase tickets at
the Femandina Beach Animal
Clinic, 4-Paws Vet Clinic,
Nassau Vet Hospital, Lofton
Creek Clinic, Nassau County
Animal Control, BarkAvenue,
Best Friends Cards and Gifts
and at the door.
is sponsoring a Community
Rummage Sale on June 28,
8 a.m.-noon, at the theater,
1014 Beech St. Booth spaces
are available to local residents
for $10. To sign up, contact
Jean at firstname.lastname@example.org
is hosting a
Blood Alliance on June 29
from noon until 5 p.m. at the
Wal-Mart Supercenter in
Yulee. There will be pirates
and shenanigans to entertain
the little ones while the adults
participate in this much-need-
ed service. This year the
Blood Alliance must see more
than 100,000 donors to meet
local hospital needs. If you are
short on time and need to
make an appointment, call
Wanda at 277-2086.
The Cummer Museum of
Art & Gardens, 829 Riverside
Ave., Jacksonville, is hosting
a free event to celebrate the
museum's newest acquisition,
George Washington's port-
trait, on July 1 from 6 to 8
p.m. There will be live music,
art-making projects, cup-
cakes, costumed characters
and a presentation by muse-
um director Maarten van de
George Washington (1803)
is a replica of a Gilbert Stuart
piece painted in 1796. This
1796 portrait, acquired by The
Cummer, is the model used
for the Washington portrait on
the dollar bill. For more infor-
mation call (904) 899-6034.
Buy Gones will hold a
charity sale to benefit Cats
Angels and the Nassau .
Humane Society July 1-10.
A $1 contribution will be
included in each sale and will
be split by the two organiza-
tions that benefit the animals
of Nassau County. Buy Gones
will also collect cat and dog
food, paper towels and clean-
ing supplies for the animals at
both organizations. Hours are
Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30
p.m., and Saturday from 10
I Can Academy, in cooper-
ation with Rose-Lennie
Center, will present
"Celebrate You and Me" at 7
p.m. July 3 at
revue, by Roger Emerson,
includes performances by stu-
dents of the academy's musi-
cal theater camp. The produc-
tion features songs about
and good citizenship. Rose-
Lennie will sponsor a recep-
tion and open house follow-
ing the program. Parents
interested in enrolling pre-
school-age students are wel-
come to attend. For informa-
tion, call 277-2704.
The Blue Door artists will
be open July 4 from 11 a.m.
until 8 p.m. New summer
Sunday hours are noon until 3
p.m. See the artists in their
working environment and wel-
come painter and guest
artist, Lynette Matyi. The
gallery is located at 205 1/2
Centre St. Hours are
Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5
p.m. For more information call
Join a park ranger at 2:30
p.m. July 6 at Little Talbot
Island State Park and learn
about the lifecycle of the sea
turtle and the importance of
these creatures. The program
will take place at pavilion six.
No reservations are neces-
sary and the program is free
with regular park admission.
The Auxiliary of Baptist
Medical Center Nassau will
host the Phantasia South's
$5 Jewelry Sale on July 9
from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. in the con-
ference room of the medical
center located at 1250 South
18th St., Fernandina Beach.
Everyone is invited to come
and browse. All jewelry is $5
plus tax and you will also find
other gift items for $5. Cash,
personal checks and major
credit cards are accepted. For
more information, call the aux-
iliary office at 321-3818.
The Island Art
Association, 18 N. Second
St., Fernandina Beach, will
present an "Off the Wall" art
show July 12 from 5-8 p.m.
with wine and snacks.
The artwork on display
was created in the figure
drawing sessions at the
gallery over the past year and
is available right off the wall.
Various models appeared in
the studio for these sessions.
This is an opportunity to
acquire original art at little cost
and meet the models and the
artists. Most artwork is
unframed and may not be
Master the basic tech-
niques of Latin dancing on
Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.,
through July 23 at
Kinderstudios. With styles and
tips on leading an following
each dance, your confidence
and competence will grow as
you progress through each
Call 415-0954 to register.
The TLC Pregnancy
Center, 2227 Sadler Road, is
holding a raffle for seven-
days of fine dining. Tickets
are a $50 donation and only
100 will be sold. The winner
will receive seven $75 gift cer-
tificates to restaurants such as
Baxter's, Beech'StrefefGrill, --
Brett's WaterWay Caf6, Plae,
Joe's 2nd Street Bistro,
Verandah and 29 South.
Call 321-2008 to make
donation and enter the draw-
ing. Proceeds will benefit the
TLC Pregnancy Center. The
drawing will be held at the
center at 10 a.m. July 17.
Enjoy "Trivia with
Maggie" on Wednesday and
Friday nights starting at 7:30
p.m. at the Fernandina
Beach Yacht Club, 604 North
14th St. The event is free and
open to the public.
Nickelodeon, the FCCJ
Artist Series and Broadway
Across America announce a
new national touring produc-
tion of "The Backyardigans
Live! Tale of the Mighty
Knights" at 7 p.m. July 8 and
10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. July 9.
Call the FCCJ Artist Series
box office at 1-888-860-BWAY
or visit www.artistseries.
Stage Aurora Theatrical
Company, Inc. will present the
Aurora Jacksonville Black
Arts Festival, a week-long
festival showcasing the
and culture in relation to the
human experience in the arts
and humanities, July 24-30 at
its new performance space at
5188 Norwood Ave.,
The festival invites African-
American performers and cre-
ative'artists of all kinds to par-
.ticipate in free activities on
three different stages. The
festival will feature such
nationally known artists as
T'Keyah Crystal Keymah
("That's So Raven," "Cosby,"
"In Living Color"), Ella Joyce in
"A Rose Among Thorns," a
one-woman show based on
the life of Rosa Parks. E-mail
call (904) 765-7372.
Enjoy acoustic music by
street musicians from 2-8
p.m. every Friday and
Saturday in downtown
Fernandina Beach, spon-
sored by the Historic
Association. If you wish to
perform, contact Chuck Hall at
261-6846 or e-mail
The Instant Groove will* *
The Instant Groove will
perform from 7-11 p.m.
tonight at PLAE, Amelia
Island Plantation, and 7-11
p.m. June 28 at Sandy
Bottoms restaurant at Main
The Amelia Arts
Academy will offer group
piano lesson for adults who
have had some piano lessons
in the past or for those want-
ing to learn starting July 1
from 4-5 p.m. at the Peck
Center. Course is $80 for six
weeks. Call 277-1225.
Taylor-Good returns for
another "Evening of Story
and Song," the popular
series presented by First
Coast Community Bank and
the Founders of St. Peter's,
on July 18. Taylor-Good's
songs tackle real-life issues
like parenting, aging, losing a
loved one and even a trip to
the OB-GYN, and will have
you laughing one minute and
crying the next. Tickets are
$15 and may be purchased in
advance at the bank, 1750
South 14th St. in Fernandina
Beach. Call Mark and Donna
Paz Kaufman at 277-2664 for
The Richard Gilewitz
"GillaCamp Florida" Aug.
22-24 at the Florida House
Inn is for the beginning strum-
mer who wants to learn finger-
picking or the seasoned play-
er who wants to smooth out
some bumps in some age-old
This year will also offer the
Gilewitz concert experience
at the Florida House Inn on
Aug. 21 at 8:30 p.m. Visit
com/gillacamp.html or call
(352) 860-2422. Also register
at the Florida House Inn.
Beech Street Grill, 801
Beech St., John Springer on
piano every Tuesday, Friday
and Saturday. Call 277-3662.
Caf6 Karibo, 27 N. Third
St., live entertainment. Call
Canopy Moon: Late
Night Courtyard Cafe, 105
S. Third St., live music from 8-
10 p.m. Friday. Call 261-
6622 or e-mail canopy-
Carolyn's on Centre, 316
D Centre St., Wes Cobb in the
bae from'9 p.m.-1 a.m. tonight;
Rachel in the'courtyard 2-6
p.m. Sunday. Call 277-6644.
Falcon's Nest, Amelia
Island Plantation, DJ Fridays
and Saturdays from 10 p.m.-2
a.m. The first Friday of each
month, $1 of every cover
charge will be donated to
Relay For Life, scheduled
Nov. 14 at the Ybor Alvarez
Soccer Complex in
Fernandina Beach. For more
information, contact Ginger
Holton at 321-4126 or ginger
Florida House inn, 22 S.
Third St. Call 261-3300.
Frisky Mermaid Bar &
Grille, 22 South Third St.,
bluegrass night Mondays;
songwriting contest every
Wednesday 7 p.m.-midnight;
blues and jazz Fridays and
Saturday 8 p.m.-midnight;
shag dancing and lessons 4-8
p.m. Sunday. Call 261-3300.
Green Turtle, 14 S. Third
St. Call 321-2324.
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Highway 17 Tavern,
850532 US 17 South, Yulee,
Summer Bike Blast the third
Saturday of each month; free
line dance lessons 6-7 p.m.
and swing dance lessons 7-8
p.m. Wednesday through
Sunday; karaoke with Phil 8
p.m. Tuesday; live music 8
p.m. Wednesday and
Thursday; live music 9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday; live
music 7 p.m. Sunday. Call
O'Kane's Irish Pub and
Eatery, 318 Centre St. Live
entertainment. Call 261-1000.
The Palace Saloon, 117
Centre St. Live entertainment.
Lounge, 302 Centre St., live
music at 9 p.m. in the court-
yard. Call 261-7490.
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia
Island Lobby Lounge, "Blues
Night" with the Instant Groove
each Thursday from 8 p.m. to
Rivers Edge, 915 South
14th St. Live entertainment
Friday and Saturdays. Call
Sandy Bottoms, 2910
Atlantic Ave., live band 5-9
p.m. and karaoke 8 p.m. until
tonight; live band at 3 p.m.
and Rachel Young at 8 p.m.
Saturday; live band 3 p.m.
until Sunday; Macy's live on
Wednesday. Call 310-6904.
Seabreeze Lounge and
Sports Bar, 2702 Sadler
Road, live music. Call 277-
Slider's Seaside Grill,
1998 S. Fletcher Ave. Live
entertainment. Call 277-6652.
The Surf Restaurant and
Bar, 3199 S. Fletcher Ave.
Alex Affronti 6-10 p.m. tonight;
Reggi Lee 1-5 p.m. and W.
Harvey Williams 6-10 p.m.
Saturday; Alex Affronti 1-5
p.m. and Reggie Lee 6-10
p.m. Sunday; Ace Winn 6-10
p.m. Monday. Call 261-5711.
Thyme World Cuisine,
Gateway to Amelia complex,
David Cole, pianist, 7-9 p.m.
Tuesday through Saturday.
Wicked Davey's Fancy
Saloon, 232 N. Second St.
Live music Fridays and
Saturday; Live Jam Band
Sunday 10 p.m. to close; DJ
AJ Wednesday; Hupp live
Thursday. Call 321-4224.
Mayo Clinic will exhibit its
one-of-a-kind proprietary col-
lection of medical illustra-
tions at the Cummer
Museum of Art and
Gardens, 829 Riverside Ave.,
. Jacksonville, July 10-Sept. 28.
Call (904) 356-6857 or visit
The Island Art
Association's First Coast
Community Bank exhibit
continues through mid July,
featuring Emylee McBrearthy,
Barbara Fuller, Elizabeth Dion
and Nancy Williams.
The Island Art Association
will offer a children's art pro-
gram on June 28 from 10:30
a.m.-noon. Call the gallery at
261-7020 to reserve a spot.
Featured artist for June at the
gallery on North Second
Street is Joyce Karsko. Visit
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Patti Eyler, Andrea Daveline, Meghan Moroney and
Millicent Sylvester, from left as the sisters of the
abbey, ponder what to do with Maria, seated, played
by Stephanie Baldwin.
Roy Johns, big of voice
and tall of stature, is yet
appropriately sympathetic as
the buttoned-up Capt. Von
Trapp who finally sees that
he cannot run his family like
a well-oiled military
machine. And Tony Triano is
his perfect foil as friend Max
Detweiler, who takes a prac-
ticed laizzes-faire attitude to
the Nazi encroachment, .
rolling his eyeballs and giv-
ing a limp "sieg heil" when-
ever they approach.
They all are impressive,
but it is the children who are
really impressive. For such a
demanding musical, produc-
er and director Tod Booth
has wisely utilized two casts
of children the red team
and the blue team. On a
recent Sunday it was team
blue's turn, and from little
Gretl to the lovely Liesl, they
did not miss a beat, a word
or a cue. Particularly
enchanting is "So Long,
WINE. Continued from 1B
great northern plateau of -
the Iberian Peninsula north
of Madrid. At 2,300-2,600
feet above sea level on
chalky soil, the region's hot
days yield intensely ripe fla-
vors while cool nights and
adequate rain help retain
acidity, thus preventing over-
ripeness and giving struc-
ture and vitality to the fruit.
Blessed by this combination
of microclimate, terroir and
the native grape tempranillo,
the plateaulyields superb,
complex red wines.
The bodegas of the cen-
tury-old Vega Sicilia and
decades-old Pesquera pro-
duce wines with thbbo6ld-
ness and st4uctlre of the -
finest Bordeaux, but with
the unique flavors of tem-
pranillo. Protos and Vifia
Pedrosa are other good
labels to look for. The Cellar
Farewell," that clockwork
number that ultimately pro-
vides the Von Trapp's clever
escape from an Austria that
was so beloved but is now'so
changed it prompts Capt.
Von Trapp to muse, "I always
thought of these mountains
as my friends standing
there protecting us. Now
they seem to have become
The situation seems
hopeless, until Mother
Abbess reminds him, "Never
your enemies. 'I will lift up
mine eyes unto the hills
from whence cometh my
"Georg, I know these
mountains as well as I know
this Abbey. And so do you,"
Maria chimes in, bringing
them to the full realization of
what they must do.
As suddenly as it
descended the darkness lifts,
and once again, the hills are
alive with "The Sound of
Pesquera Crianza at the
This wine has'strong aro-
mas, rich in fruit and
smoked wood. The taste is
full, round and with lots of
red berries. It has a very
long after taste, which
makes it an ideal partner for
food, especially the paella ,
Valencia with its complex
combination of meats, rice
and seasoned sauce that
were served by the
The one drawback to this
wine is its price around
$25 a bottle. But for a special
event, especially a Spanish
motif dinner, it will be the
star of the evening. Maybe.
you could reita'PThoenician
galley to set the stage.
Robert Weintraub writes
on wine monthly for the News
Leader. He can be reached at
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S 102 Lost & Found
LOST AMAZON PARROT Mikki is
mostly green with a red cap & rainbow
wings. We miss himl *REWARD*.
Please call (904) 583-2548.
FOUND SHEPHERD Yulee area near
ball park. Call (904)415-0255 with
CAMERA FOUND at Ft. Clinch.
Please identify, (630)205-1307
If you have lost your cat or dog, pis
check both animal shelters. The
Nassau Humane Society facility is
located at 671 Airport Rd. (next to the
airport), & the County Animal Shelter,
86078 License Rd. in Yulee (next to the
drivers license bldg,).
LOST DOG Female black Lab mix,
med. build, name "Puppy Dog", white
blaze, no collar. Please help Call
Thomas (904)236-0962 or (305)361-
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sex, handicap, familial status
or national origin, or the
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which is in violation of the
law. All persons are hereby
informed that all dwellings
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sale, rental or financing of
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NASSAU COUNTY, FL & KINs BAY, GA
Please Call Dee, Natalie,
Mary or Kim
Serving North Florida &
South Georgia since 1981
201 Help Wanted
PART-TIME CLIENT SERVICES AND
MARKETING for an Arts Oriented
non-profit. Outgoing personality,
ability to work with children and adults,
and strong computer skills required.
Available to work Monday Thursday
1:00 6:00. Phone 206 -1986
ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for
part-time lawn maintenance. Seasonal
Position. Submit resume at (904)
261-8547 or call (904)261-5051 for
application. City of Femandina Beach
Housing Authority, An Equal
Earn $$$ Helping MDsI Process
medical claims from home. Call the
Federal Trade Commission to find out
how to spot medical billing scams.
1(877)FTC-HELP. A message from the
News-Leader and the FTC.
IRS JOBS $18.46-$32.60/hr. Now
hiring. Paid training is provided. For
application and free Gov't job Info., call
American Assoc of Labor (913)599-
8244, 24 hrs., emp. serv.
AMELIA ISLAND YACHT BASIN
251 Creekside Drive
Weekends and Holidays Mandatory
Dock Hand/Forklift Operator
Great opportunity. Begin as dock
hand learning marina duties: docking
boats, fueling boats, upkeep of
grounds, cleaning restroom facilities,
and general maintenance. Excellent
customer service skills required. Future
forklift certification If qualified. Benefit
package for full time. Part-time/Full
time. Apply in person. No
telephone calls please.
IMMEDIATE OPENING for Associate
Director of Programs. History degree
required. Major duties: developing and
promoting educational programs,
events; writing historical articles;
developing exhibits; and overseeing
curatorial staff. Send resumes to
Amelia Island Museum of History, 233
South 3rd St., Femandlna Beach, FL
32034 Attn: Judy McCoy
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS -
for Assistant Managers, Shift
Supervisors, & Team Members at KFC
Yulee, Fernandina Beach, &
Jacksonville, FL. Apply in person at
location or fax resumes to (904)725-
CHAIRSIDE DENTAL ASSISTANT
NEEDED We are looking for an
energetic, friendly person to help us
with providing dental care to our
patients In our new, state-of-the-art
dental office. EDA certification
preferred. Fax or send resume to
Amelia Gentle Dentistry, 1699 S. 14th
St. #21, Femandina Beach, FL 32034.
NEED INDIVIDUAL WHO CAN
OFFICE for Fernandina Beach
doctor's office. PART-TIME/25 hrs per
week. Experience preferred. Please FAX
resume to (904)321-1418
PERMANENT PART-TIME BARISTA -
needed at Latitudes Coffee Roasters.
Must be at least 18 years old. Apply in
I 201 Help Wanted
MAINTENANCE TECH for a small
apartment community located In
Fernandlna Beach. Full time w/great
benefits. All applicants welcome; great
for retired/semi-retired maintenance
tech. Please mail resumes to PO Box
766-P, Femandina Beach, FL 32035.
HOME IMPORTS In the Palmetto
Walk Shopping Village, Is seeking a
Part-Time Sale Associate. Some
weekend hours necessary. Please apply
In person at 4828-3 First Coast
Now Accepting Teacher
Applications at Faith Christian
Academy, a K3-8th grade school, for
the 2008-2009 school year. Please
email your resume to Bryan Alvare' at
CNAS AND HHAs WANTED!!!
Home Health Opportunities
Please Call 904-396-2199
Maxim Healthcare Services
Nassau County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Tommy Seagraves
The Nassau County Sheriff's Office is
currently seeking applications to fill the
position of Veterinary Technician at the
Animal Care facility.
Purpose of Position: Provide
professional technical support to the
veterinarians) and other that provide
animal care-related services.
Important Information Regarding
this Position: Must have 2 yr Animal/
Kennel-related work'' experience w/
Licensed Veterinarian. The successful
applicant must also pass a Sheriff's
Office background investigation,
fingerprints, a physical exam, drug
screen and polygraph prior to
employment. This position may require
evening and/or weekend hours, as
Salary: $25,000.00 plus full benefit
Non-Certified (Support Staff)
Applications may be obtained at the
Sheriff's Office located at 76001 Bobby
Moore Circle, Yulee, Florida or online at
Application Waivers must be
"Notarized" Incomplete Applications
will NOT be considered.
Telephone: Human Resources
The Nassau County Sheriff's Office
is an Equal Opportunity Employer
IS YOUR RESUME WORKING FOR
-YOU? If not, I can help. Anderson
www.andoftondg ;ue .com Il
PRESIDENTIAL' -.'-INSTRUCt'PR --
'Outward Bound Wilderness program
has Immediate opening for creative,
flexible person to work in residential
program. Background Screening,
Driver's License, CPR and First Aid
required. Salary commensurate with
experience. Send letter of interest and
resume to Program Director, 87692 Bell
River Estates Road, Yulee, FL 32097.
201 Help Wanted
THE NEW U HAIR SALON
1853 5. 8th Street
(across street from Taco Bell)
is seeking a professional and
Lots of walk-in business for you! .
HOME IMPROVEMENT SALESMAN -
Dependable, references, & experience
a must. Call for an appt. (904)321-
S 204 Work Wanted
SEMI RETIRED ELECTRICIAN -
Small jobs welcomed. (904)277-4777
CUSTOM CONTRACTING, INC.
'No Job Too Small!
Free Estimates. Licensed & Insured.
(904)879-6106 or (904)813-6684
DEBBIE STRAIGHT, THE
TRAVELING TUTOR accepting
students, all grades, all levels, for
summer catch-up. (904)321-0846
ALL TYPES OF MORTGAGES!!
Residential & Commercial
FREE CAT White, female, short
haired cat needs a home. Been spayed
& has had shots. Call (904)556-1060.
(2) FREE KITTENS 7 wks old. (1)
black, (1) black & white. (904)548-
FREE TO GOOD HOME (1) gray cat,
8 yrs., neutered & declawed; and (1)
black cat, 3 yrs., neutered. Call (904)
CHIHUAHUA PUPS 4 males, 9 wks
old, $100/ea. (904)583-1484
601 Garage Sales,
MULTI-FAMILY YARD SALE Sat.
6/28, 8am-lpm. 86383 Cartesian Pt.
Dr., Yulee (SR200 to William Burgess, 2
mi. on left). Radial arm saw, tools,
electronics, furniture, watches,
contractor fixtures, & much more.
HUGE YARD SALE Truckload of pine,
diaper cakes, salt/peppers. Fri. & Sat.,
9am-4pm. 86012 John St., Yulee (off
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601 Garage Sales
2-FAMILY GARAGE SALE Baby
equip. & clothes, maternity clothes,
toys, furniture & lots more. Sat. 6/28,
8am-lpm. 1412 Plantation Oaks Terr.
GARAGE SALE 858 Cashen Dr., Fern.
Beach. 8am-l1pm. 3 family sale. Lots of
choices, children's clothes, toys,
ESTATE SALE Piano, china,
furniture, oak arm chairs, coffee table
w/chairs, leather sofa. June 25 & 27.
73 Oak Grove Pl. (on Island). 261-0"173
GARAGE SALE Sat. 6/28, 8am-2pm
at 96332 Abaco Island Dr., Nassau
Lakes (off Old Nassauville Rd.,
Fernandina Beach). Dishes, clothes,
furniture, & lots more.
MOVING SALE Thurs. 6/26, 5pm-
8pmr & Fri. 6/27, 8am-2pm. Amelia
Lakes Townhomes (by Super Wal-
Mart). Furniture, housewares, great
decorations, art, jewelry, vintage
items, washer & dryer. Everything
must go. Run by MICDEB'S SELLS IT
FOR YOU. 556-7093, follow the signs
& we will buzz you in.
GARAGE SALE We will keep you cool
while you rummage through our years
of stuff at sizzling cheap prices.
Something for everyone, guaranteed!
1952 Pine Dr. (off Clinch). Sat. 6/28,
BIG SALE Every weekend through
July at 86375 Felmor. Scuba tanks &
gear, painting, antiques, beds, tables,
dressers, desks, armoire, vanities,
TV's, camping gear, & other furniture.
SATURDAY 6/28, 9AM-1PM. HUGE
yard sale! Furniture, dishes, baby
clothes, costume jewelry, mattress and
springs, women's and junior miss
apparel, shoes & much more!
Everything must go! 3699 South
Fletcher Ave. (look for signs!).
GARAGE SALE Sat. only, 8am-2pm.
86027 Shady Oaks Dr., corner of Miner
& Shady Oaks. Leather living room
suite w/tables, $1500, like new, (904)
21b8 ATLANTIC AVE. Furniture,
rods & reels, household items, plants,
oil paintings shown on request, tools.
Fri. 6/27, Sat. 6/28, & Sun. 6/29,
SAT. 7/28 8am-noon. Beanie
Babies, clothing, household Items,
small appliances, games, books,
furniture, fabric. Fernandina Little
... Theatre, 1014 Beech St.
YARD SALE Fri. 6/27 & Sat 6/28,
8:30am ?. Baby items, toys,
computer stuff, drinks, and more. 2838
Scrub Jay Lane between 14th St &
I 01 Garage Sales I
BARN SALE & YARD SALE Fri and
Sat, 6/6 & 6/7; 6/13 & 6/14; 6/20 &
6/21; 6/27 & 6/28. OffA1A to Harts Rd
to 85604 Haley Pl. Follow signs. Estate
MOVING YARD ESTATE SALE 3
familloes. Everything must go.
Children toys to all household items.
6/27 & 6/28, 8am-? 801 Adams
Road behind Pizza Hut,
BIG YARD SALE Fri. & Sat., 8am-?
212 S. 8th Street.
602 Articles for Sale
PRIDE (SONIC) 3-WHEEL MOBILE
SCOOTER (Red). Perfect condition.
Holds up to 250 Ibs. Price $575. Call at
Comp. desk & 2-drawer file cabinet.
$50. Queen mirror headboard & dbl
dresser $100. Small wood vanity w/
bench $20. Twin captain's bed w/
bookcase headboard & matching 5-
drawer chest & mattress $175. 5-shelf
bookcase $25. Yamaha PSR340
keyboard, stand & bench $100. 5X6
green outdoor area rug $10. 5X6
blue area rug w/2 matching runners
$30. (904)310-6661 br (904)652-9589
FOR SALE Solid brass bed, full size,
$225. Pfaltzgraff dishes, Village
pattern, numerous pieces. (904)491-
FOR SALE (2) Rattan love seats
$150/ea. (2) Rattan end tables $50/ea.
Washer $125. Dryer, $100. (904)261-
has left the building. Now located
between A1A Bridge & O'Neal.
Look for Giant Red Crab &
Jumbo Shrimp 13/15 $4.99 lb.
Large Shrimp 3b1/35 $2.99 lb.
Live Blue Crabs $9.99 dz.
Fri. 10:00 6:00
Sat. 10:00 6:00
Sun. 12:00 6:00
(904)591-0879 or (904)310-6807 to
order ahead for 50 Ibs. or more.
FOR SALE Glass Display Cases (4'
$310 & 6' $321), counters, computers,
& more. Prices Firm. (904)491-8160
SWIM-SPA Loaded, never used. LCD
TV & stereo. Cost $16,900, will
sacrifice $8900. Can deliver. Call
KENMORE WASHING MACHINE
"Like New". GE Dryer "Like New". Both
in EXCELLENT condition. $350 for the
set or $200 sold separately. Call
Stephanie at (904)226-1165.
(2) KIRKLAND WHIRLPOOL
refrigerators & (1) HEC 1/2 freezer,
$250/ea. Call 206-1071 or 321-4262.
610 Air Conditioners
HEAT/COOL Window units & Ice
machines, used all sizes w/warranty.
Repairs to central & window AC's,
refrigerators & freezers. KIsh's
BUILDINGS FOR SALE "Beat Next
Increase!l" 20x30x12 $4300. 25x40x14
$6890. 30x50x14 $7900. 35x56x16
$11,500. 40x60x16 $14,900. 50x140
x19 $41,600. 60x100x18 $32,800.
Pioneer since 1980. (800)668-5422.
624 Wanted To Buy
WANTED: OLD GUITARS $100-
$50,00 paid! Collector/Musician
wanting 1930s-1970s Fender, Gibson,
Martin & Gretsch. These brands only.
Free call (866)759-3585. ANF
I BUY JUNK CARS & heavy
equipment for scrap. (904)879-1190 or
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per sq. ft. & up, from Young American
Homes. Call (904)277-2908.
FOR SALE BY OWNER Near Historic
District, 515 Fir St. Newly remodeled.
Fenced in yard. Loaded with bamboo,
granite, all new stainless steel
appliances. A must see! Call for
appointment (904) 321-1968 or
LOVELY DETACHED HOME Private
yard, quiet street. Heritage Realty 261-
1012 N. 15TH 261-6427, 583-0199.
Brick 3BR/2BA, double city lots, carpet
over oak, den, fireplace, 2-car garage,
25 year roof, updated baths & kitchen,
fresh paint, boat/RV parking, 5 to 10
minutes to beach, nice separate
storage, fish clean area. $250,000.'
LIKE NEW 3BR/2BA, 2-car gar.,
10x15 screened porch. Corner lot near
beach, downtown, schools, hospital,
greenbelt. Still renting? Build equity
instead. Lease with option. Negotiate
downpymt & monthly. $249,000.
Possible 1031 Exchange, Or Rent
$1100/ meo., 1st, land & $1200 Dep.,
Req-1 yr lease, verify Income, rental
history, employment. Service animals
OCEANFRONT HOME MAKE
OFFER. Stunning ocean views from
this 7,400 sf home in The Sanctuary
at Amelia Island; secluded, gated
community; 5BR/5.5 baths. For full
package call owner at (404)200-
7481, or mail to anotherdav1956
804 Amelia Island Homes
COASTAL LIVING COPY 1.7 acres
on Island. Pond, pool. Country living In
the city. (904)415-0371
FOR RENT OR SALE 1200SF Island
NEW 2 STORY HOME built for
efficiency & affordable housing.
3BR/2BA. Central locallon on the
Island. Bring offer (904)261-3525.
Visit www.oceanfrontatnelia.com for a
complete list, or call Bob Gedeon at
Oceanfront Realty (904)261-8870.
FSBO 3/2 in beautiful Ocean Ridge.
New roof, kitchen & siding. Across from
comm. pool, 2 screened tiled porches &
hot tub. $369,900. (904) 556-4500
DUPLEX LOT 1 block from beach on
First Ave. between Allan & Mizell.
60'X115'. $280,000. (904)733-0657
Waterfront Homes & Lots Call
(904) 261-4066 for information. C.H.
808 Off Island/Yulee
YOUNG AMERICAN HOMES is
offering new homes starting at
$139,900 in Heron Isles off of Chester
Rd. $1.00 moves you In. Call
FSBO Beautiful 3BR/2BA attached
home in Laurel Landing. Great
investment. Asking $189,500.
(912)674-3311 or (912)882-1933.
FOR SALE 3.3 acres on Mobley
Heights. $55,000. Call (904)753-2155.
OSPREY COVE Over 2000 sq. ft.
3BR/2BA, Includes Golf membership,
$288K/OBO, will trade for mountain
property TN,NC,GA). (904)583-2501
FOR SALE BY OWNER 86079
Bladon Rd., Yulee. 4BR/2BA D/W
mobile home, 2048 sq. ft., 1 acre,
pool. $149,000. (904)321-5641
REDUCED! Must sell at costly New
2197sf 3BR/2.5BA. Extra features
include granite counter tops, hand
scraped wood floors, carpet, tile, &
marble whirlpool tub. Located In gated
community. Appraised at $365,000.
BUY NOW AT $299,900. (904)491-
4383 or (904)237-7324.
2 ACRES in Nassauville. $75,000.
Leave message 556-6673. Mobley
Heights to Owens Rd. to Lonnie Crews
Rd. to Patricia Ct.
Yulee fenced, off Harts Rd.
w/unfinished garage/apt $99,900.
Nassauville Acre $49,900. Nick
Deonas Realty, Jan Johnson (904)556-
1810 Farms & AcreageI
WHITE OAK, GA 40 miles from
Yulee, 3200 sq ft log home on 10 acres
with barn secluded, fenced with
creek hunters paradise. $200,000.
Call for appointment today (904)468-
0375 or (912)576-1835.
853 Mobile Home Lots
1 ACRE MOBILE HOME LOTS for
rent in Yulee. $250/mo. Call 225-0133
At The Beach Effic. $135/wk +
dep., util. Incl. Long term. 1, 2 & 3BR
SWMH in park on island starting $175/
wk or $695/mo + dep; 261-5034
MILO'S SHOE REPAIR for sale.
1617 8th St, $289,000. Negotiable. OCEAN VIEW TOWNHOUSE- 2BR/
Call (904)261-1178. 1.5BA, W/lD hookup. Pet allowed. 2569
1alS. Fletcher Ave. (904)583-2456
851 Roommate Wanted
ROOM FOR RENT Large house to
share. Carport, quiet neighborhood
located In Nassauville. $450/mo. Incl.
852 Mobile Homes
3BR/2BA SINGLEWIDE located on
Douglas Rd., $850/mo. + $800 dep.
2BR/2BA SINGLEWIDE located on
Richard Dr. $750/mo. + $700 dep.
Service animals only. (904)753-2155
SWMH 2BR/2BA located on nice
private lot In Yulee. By appt. qnly.
$325/bl-weekly, 1st & last, $600
deposit. Personal & credit references
required. Must verify. annual Income,
rental history & employment. 1 yr
lease req. Service animals only, no
pets. Call (904)277-2086.
ISLAND DOUBLEWIDE Corner of
Nectarine & 15th. 3/2, carport, large
porch, H20, garbage p/u & lawn care
Incl. Ref req. $750/mo. 261-6838
FURNISHED like new doublewlde,
2BR/2BA w/den on' acre w/fenced
backyard on spring fed lake. $1000/
mo. 1st & 1 mo. security. 321-2785
2BR & 3BR MOBILE HOMES for.
rent. Furnished & unfurnished, $600-.
$725/mo. Units available in Hilliard &
Yulee. Call Gregg (904)376-5190.
STATIONERY RV FOR RENT Weekly
or monthly. In a campground. (904)
3BR/2BA near Hwy 17 & Harts Rd.
Fenced yard. Pets .w/approval. $875/
mo. + deposit. Other units available in
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OCEANVIEW 1BR/1BA PATIO New
paint & carpet. $600/mo. + $700 dep.
Sewer, water & garbage Incl. 337 N.
Fletcher. 6 mo. lease. (904)556-5722
OCEANVIEW 3BR/1BA luxury
duplex, tile throughout, central A/C,
alarm, W/D, deck. 927 N. Fletcher.
$995/mo. + dep. (904)386-1005
BLOCK FROM BEACH 2530-A First
Ave. 2BR/1BA, W/D. $900/mo. Includes
water, sewer, garbage. $800 dep. 12
month lease. (904)277-2253
ACROSS STREET FROM BEACH 1st
floor, all tile, 2BR/1.5BA, W/D hookup,
private yard w/outslde hot & cold
shower, newly painted, Includes cable.
$1150/mo. + dep. (904)753-3695
HILLIARD 1BR/1BA COTTAGES All
utilities included. $500/mo + $500
dep. 1 efficiency apt, $400/mo +
$400 dep. Call Greg, (904)376-5190.
GARAGE APT. DOWNTOWN 1BR,
with laundry hook-up, big deck. Clean
& newly built. 322 N. 3rd St. $650/mo.
BEACHFRONT 2BR UNFURNISHED
APT. Completely redone. 12 month
lease required. $750/mo. Available
now. Call (912)354-1914.
VERY LARGE 2BR/2BA Ocean view,
garage, work bench, sun deck, all new
tile. Walk to beach. $1125/mo. Call
CLEAN DUPLEX near Summer
Beach. 2BR, central air, W/D hookups.
Svc animals only. $675/mo. 1 yr lease.
261-5130, The Realty Source, Inc.
Large Very Nice 2BR Apt. 324 S.
9th St., available 7/1, $700 + utilities.
2BR House fenced yard, 332 S. 9th
St., $800 + utilities. 321-3404
NEVER LIVED IN! 3BR/2BA In The
Cottages at Stoney Creek. 1-car
garage, gated community, pool &
cabana. Service animals only. Only
$1200/mo. Call (904)288-7799.
LOUNGE BY ^THE POOL or walk to
the beach Amelia Woods 2BR/2BA unit
with many extras. Includes water,
sewer, garbage. $950/mo. + security
NEVER LIVED IN! 2BR/2BA in The
Cottages at Stoney Creek. 1-car
garage, gated community, pool &
cabana. Service animals only. Only
$1100/mo. Call (904)288-7799
LOVELY 3BR/2BA TOWNHOME In
Natures Walk. Large living space &
additional loft space for office or sitting
area. Landscaped yards & beautiful
neighborhood. 1114 A Natures Walk.
$1100/mo. + dep. Call Sara at (904)
LAKEFRONT CONDO Amelia Lakes
2BR/2BA, W/D hookups, fitness center,
swimming pool. $1130/mo. Includes
water & sewer. Call (904)261-2061.
LUXURY CONDO 3BR/2BA. Vaulted
ceilings. New SS appliances, flooring &
paint. Gated. Spa. Pool. 1.5 miles to
beach. $1050/mo. (904)251-9525
Short .6 Mile Walk to Beach
Desirable Ocean Reach!
1955 Anchorage Place
Beautiful 4BR/2BA, 2,009 ASF home.
Fireplace in living room w/ French doors to
covered patio. Split bedroom design. Fully
fenced and private backyard. Comer lot with
sought after side-load garage. $379,000
Call now for your private showing,
OCEAN FRONT 5/5 Gorgeous, totally reno-
vated fully furnished beach home. Wonderful
views from almost every room in the the house
. Must see! $1,900,000 MLS# 45754
SHOWS LIKE A MODEL 4/2 large lot
backs up to preservation area. Numerous
3/2 DOUBLEWIDE on
siding 2x6 frame.
11.87 acres. Vinyl
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STARLING CT 4/2.5 Amelia National
brand new home. Corner lot. $515,000
THE MOMENT YOU CROSS OVER THE THRESH-
OLD, you will see the attention ito detail is nothing less
than superb. Many upgrades in this immaculate 3/2
home. MUST SEEI $238,000 MLS# 45886
CORNER LOT HOME 3/2 Well kept
home, 'split floor plan, large back yard and
nicely landscaped. Motivated seller.
Lot 123 Beach Wood Rd Amelia Island Plantation Beautiful wooded corner lot In gated community. $325,000 MLS#45531
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CONDO FOR RENT 1.5 blocks from
beach. 2BR/1.5BA, completely
remodeled, W/D hookups, new
appliances, pool & amenities included.
$1000/mo. + sec. dep. Short/long
term lease, Call (912)269-3960.
3BR/2BA TOWNHOUSE on S. 19th
St., Ferandina. Central air, garage,
backyard. $975/mo. + utilities. Year
lease. Available 7/1. (908)507-3956
SPACIOUS & SECURE New 3BR/2BA
upgraded end unit Townhouse Condo.
Porch overlooking pond. Pool. 1600+
sq. ft. + garage. Lease to own!
$1200/mo. Available July 1st. Call 631-
GORGEOUS 3BR/2BA TOWNHOME -
1 block from beach. Bamboo hardwood
flooring, very nice. Living room,
kitchen & master BR located on top
floor. 2BR/1BA, single car garage on
lower floor. 740 A Tarpon Ave.
$1200/mo. + dep. Call Sara at
AMELIA WOODS nice updated 1st
floor, 1BR, pool, tennis, walk to beach.
All appliances, W/D. No smoking.
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3BR/3BA CONDO w/garage. Walk to
shopping & beach. No smoking;
.Service animals only. $1100/mo. (904)
HOUSE ON ISLAND 3BR/2.5BA,
luxuriously furnished, walk to beach or
historic downtown. Short term lease
OK. $1400/mo. Includes lawn care & all
Utilities except electric. Available 7/1.
OCEANFRONT 3BR/2BA DUPLEX
Furnished or unfurnished. Short or long
term rental. Call (912)227-6969 or
HOUSE FOR RENT Quiet
neighborhood. $900/mo. Deposit
required. 1505 Broome St: Call
FOR RENT 3BR/2BA house, 1603
Canterbury Ln., Lakewood subdivision.
2BR/1BA on Chester Rd., 1 acre,
CH&A. SW Mobile Home on 1/2
acre. Call (904)556-2353 or (904)277-
LUXURY HOME. SHORT WALK TO
BEACH. HOME OFFICE 3400sf 4BR/
4BA, 3-car gar., 50' screened porch.
$1950/mo. 9 mo. min. (904)982-9797
VERY CUTE 3BR/2BA HOME on
Amelia Island In quiet neighborhood
with large oak trees & nice yard.
Conveniently located to grocery stores
& shopping. 1967 Pine Dr. $1000/mo.
+ dep. Call Sara at (904)753-3268.
YULEE 3BR/1:BA like new, $875.
YULEE TOWNHOMEE 3BR/2.5BA,
$1100. Jackle Darby (904)556-6861.
87535 CREEKSIDE DR. $1250.
nearly new, Chester Rd. area. Spr. sys.,
lanai. 1/2 off 1st mo. rent. nick Deonas
Realty, Inc. (904)277-0006
MARSH VIEW IN PLANTATION -
Beautiful executive home in excellent
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acre. 6 month lease or longer..Call
Unique Rentals (904) 261-3900.
2 OR 3BR HOMES Rentals between
$925 and $1,300 per month. Florida
3BR/2.SBA newly renovated historic
home. $1700/mo. (904)206-0052
4BR/2BA/2-CAR GARAGE in
Timbercreek. Available July 20th. See
HOUSE FOR RENT 434-B Tarpon
Ave. Ocean view 3BR/2BA, spacious
rooms & garage. $1300/mo. Call (270)
FOR RENT OR SALE 1200SF Island
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$825/mo. First, last, plus security.
Service animals only. Call Pat,
3BR/2BA, 1940sf, $1300/mo., 96040
Piedmont Dr. 3BR/2.SBA, 1950sf,
$1600/mo., 85001 Walnscott Ct. Call
Don Brown Realty 225-5510 or (904)
1 MO. FREE RENT w/1 yr lease. At
the beach, 3BR/2BA, 2-story, garage,
ADT. All new upgrades. 2 blocks from
the ocean. $1,100. (310)537-8498
1571 INVERNESS RD. ON ISLAND.
3BR/2BA updated home. Very close to
beach & shopping. $1295/mo. (904)
SEASIDE: 2,300sf, 4BR/3 full baths.
Walk or cycle to the beach, Ft. Clinch,
or town. Enjoy the peacefulness among
the beautiful century oaks. $1,700
month. Call (904)206-0817 or (770)
BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2BA CONDO -
Nectarine St., Femandina Beach.
$1000/ me. Call (904)583-1578.
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1791 Arbor Ct. (Parkway South) 3BR/2BA lovely home Forest Ridge #D3 2BR/2BA available July enjoy all the
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Woodberry Ln. (The Preserve)- Home w/ fireplace. Beachwood Road (Amelia Island Plantation) 2BR/2BA on
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Leon Street 3BR/1BA nice home with fenced back yard and lst Ave. B 3BR/3.5BA. 3 car garage. Ocean views. Screened
nice patio. $1175 Available July 15th porch & short walk to beach. $1695
Woodheriy Ln. (The Preserve) 4BR/3BA, tile floors, fire- Natures Drive 3BR/2.5BA Lovely townhome centrally locat-
place and screened in lanai with ceiling fans. Sit back and enjoy ed on the island. Minutes to shopping, schools and the beach .
the view. Lawn service is included. $2200 $1200
S. Fletcher A 2BR/1BA, newly renovated with new
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SumerT e(Otte ) O tA n y r d Spring Tide Ln. (River Place) 3BR/4BA Features 2-car
SSummer Trace (Otter Run) 3BR/2BA newly remodeled garage with private elevator. Boat slip available. $2300
home, with screened in patio, fenced yard, and new appliances. 966 Chad Street 3BR/2BA very well kept townhome. Airy
$1150 floor plan. $1100 Available August 1st
Bahama Pt. (Paradise Commons) Like new 2BR/2BA First Ave. 2483A 2BR/2BA townhome central location. Only
deluxe floor plan in large screened porch off living room one block from beach. $900 Available August 1st.
overlooking lake & natural area. $1050
Paradise Commons 2BR/2BA Like new home. Community FULLY FURNISHED
amenities available. $950 Plantation Point 3BR/2BA This home is furnished with a
Spring Meadow 3BR/3BA home sitting on almost an acre lot. beach feel throughout Greatroom opens to a breakfast nook and
Tile floor thru-out except bedrooms. $1350 kitchen. $1600
We have had a great Spring and we need more properties.
Call us 11you need assistance leasing and managing your property.
A GUIDE TO NEWLY LiSTED REAL ESTATE PROPERTIES
S Pm Kraszeski
1 I90 1) 535-7498 Cell a s,,Hsea-.um
4i 0 I 2 lt-3986 Office ,321 S FReer A
Pam-n lakraszeski@WatsonRealtyCorp.com F~eadieBa.5, Fna,
Beautiful 4BR/3.SBA home In gated
community. One nice acre lot.
Home centers around 15 x30 screened
courtyard pool. Built in B-B-Q grill,
42' cherry cabinets, stainless appli-
ances, granite counters, separate
guest/in-law.suite, plantation shutters
and blinds. Owner is a licensed real
estate agent. MLS #46853 $689,000.
Lealtora, GRI, ePro
904) 535-7498 Cell
104) 261-3986 Office. B21s. le5etr 4.
amelaKraszeski@WatsonRealtyCorp.com Fmaated,FL 034
95057 Buckeye Court
Beautiful low country style
4BR/2.S5BA home featuring granite
counter tops, crown molding and
much morel. Located In exclusive
Amelia National Golf and Country
Club. Amenities Include elegant club.
housepool, spa, fitness center, tennis
courts, restaurant and cocktail lounge
and children playground.
(877) 223-1621 Direct
(904) 261-3986 Office
5321 S. Fletcher Ave.
Femandina Beach, FL 32034
Adrian Kelly. REALTOR'
Adclran ellyg@Comcas net
Prudenllial Chaplin Williams Really
141)5 Park Ave Suiie 101
Amelia Island. FL 32034
Office (904) 321 1881 r. MLS
,www chaplinwilliailS COi.
(904) 261-6116 (office)
(800) 940-6116 (oollfree)
bhippler@bellsouth. net ,
961687 Gateway Boulevard, Suite 101A
Amein a RIealfty Amelia island, FL 32034
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Best Address in Femandina Beach
1, 2, 3 & 4 Bedrooms
'UNLIKE THE REST!'
/ Fitness Center
/ Business Center
/ Gated Community
Call for Specials 0
Turnkey operation. New
equipment & fixtures.
Great lease rate & long
term financing already
in place. Call Phil Griffin
Buyer Tenant Representation -
Business Plans. Need commer-
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SAmelia Coastal Realty
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8B FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008 CLASSIFIED News-Lealder
(904)261 8030 0 Cell (904) 753 0366
Unlfumlshed Condos On Island
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Amli islanuIid W/ p'ool.ie (itSI.L '-ntr e', 1/gazicbos
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-2152.WhileSandsWay JilI'JiiA,. '.2 sr.,
2- store. sl,800h/lmo,
.rumi shd .CoGdos On Island
*1885 Whilte Sands Way at Cape Sound -
3BR3.5BA. 2.'10'1 iS'. coinlpletely furi lslied,il. ll.
30 day lease. Call for rates
* 2166 WhIte Sands Way at Cape Sound
3BR3.SBA. completely lftished,nliin. 30 day
-2110 Beach Wood Villa atAimella Island
Plantation 2B5RBA enul unit on 2nid floor.
fully furnished. overlooks pool. lake &golf
You can get SA|I E DAY DELIVERY of the
News-Leader every week, delivered by the US Postal Service,
directly to your home or business. See page 2A for more details.
UChaplin Williams Rentals
631 Tarpon Avenue #6396 in Fernandina Shores -
2/1, next to pool. $950/mo. or $250/wk. Avail end
117 N. 20th Street 3/1.5, completely renovated, tile
floors throughout, upgraded kitchen, 2 car garage. A
MUST SEE! $1,000/mo.
631 Tarpon Ave #6311 3/3 end unit townhome
located in Fernandina Shores, approx 1,700 sf, semi
ocean view, close to tennis courts and community
pool. Short walk to the beach. $1,150/mo.
232 N. 6th Street 3/2, Hardwood floors throughout.
Beautiful porch. Located in historic downtown.
41 Oak Grove Place 2/1 w/ in-ground swimming
pool. Located close to downtown. Pool care includ-
1641 Park Avenue in Amelia Park 2/2.5, 2 master
suites, beautiful courtyard for outside barbeques. 2
car garage. Close to shopping, dining & beach.
833D Tarpon Avenue 2/4.5, completely furnished,
all utilities included, 1 block from beach.
95141 Amalfi Drive #3 in Harrison Cove 3/3.5
townhome in gated community, backs up to Nature
Preserve, close to Ritz-Carlton. Summer Beach
membership available for small fee. Community
swimming pool. 2 car garage. W/D and lawn care
95152 Elderberry Lane in The Preserve Beautiful
3/2.5 town home, 2,605sf, master suite down, com-
munity pool, W/D and lawn care inc. Summer Beach
membership available for small fee. 2 car garage.
95186 Woodberrv Lane in The Preserve 3/3,
2,008 sf patio home w/ custom built-ins in living
room, walk-in shower in guest bath, laundry tub, tile
in lanai and front porch. Short walk to beach, beauti-
ful comm. pool. Summer Beach nemtlersbip lip" il-
able for small fee. $1,550/mo.
95024 Barclay Place #2 in Harrison Cove -
Beautiful 2/2 townhome w/ tile floors throughout,
granite counter tops. Many upgrades and screened in
lanai. Gated Community. Summer Beach member-
ship available for small fee. W/D and lawn care inc.
15 Willow Pond in Amelia Island Plantation 3/2.5
furnished home w/ in-ground swimnuning pool & pool
cabana suite located on the golf course. All utilities,
pool & lawn care inc. $3,100/mo.
Amelia Lakes Condominiums ASK ME ABOUT
FREE RENT! Conveniently located just off the
island in a beautiful gated community. #415- 2BR
deluxe floor plan, ground floor end unit w/ new paint,
tile floors, 1,180 sf, includes W&D. $850/mo. #423
- Traditional floor plan, 2nd fl. unit. $850/mno.
86308 Augustus Avenue in Cartesian Pointe 3/2,
fenced backyard on pond, 1490 sf, covered lanai. irri-
gation, washer/dryer included. $1,150/mo.
76087 Long Pond Loop in Cartesian Pointe 3/2,
fenced backyard with covered lanai, 1590 sf, security
and Irrigation, full size washer/dryer incl. $1,200/mo.
86125 Sand Hickory Trail in Hickory Village 4/2.
large family room, LR & DR, eat in Kitchen, conven-
ient to all schools. $1,200/mo. Avail 7/1.
4237 Summer Breeze Drive in North Shore 4/2,
1900+ sf, screened porch, large lot w/ partial marsh
view, wood & tile floors in main living. $1,350/mo.
87332 Kipling Drive in Bells River Estates 3/2 w/v
huge screened porch overlooking pond, large rooms
throughout, upgraded appliances including washer
and dryer. $1,500/mo.
96220 Long Beach Drive in North Hampton Very
nice 3/2 home on pond, Lg. kitchen overlooks huge
family room, 2 car garage, golf community with pool
and rec. area. $1,550/mo. Owner occupied.
95011 Buckeye Court in Amelia National Large
3/2.5 home w/ office/den in gated golf course com-
munity, 2,500 sf, 2 car garage, open & bright floor
plan, upgraded kitchen, covered lanai w/ nice sized
blik yard. Pool & other social amenities available.
3BR/2BA ISLAND HOME In
Lakewood. Corner lot, lenced yard, 2-
car garage & outdoor storage shed.
$1100/mo. No Indoor smoking. Small
pets considered. Available June 1st.
2BR/2BA HOME available
immediately. Located in a quiet
neighborhood, convenient to schools,
downtown & main beach. $900/mo.'+
sec. dep. Call Sara at (904)753-3268.
2197SF HOME FOR RENT
3BR/2.5BA in gated community with
many extras at $1800/mo. + deposit.
Call (904) 237-7324.
RIVERFRONT HOUSE FOR RENT -
3BR/2BA riverfront home w/dock
access, located on Amelia Island.
Flexible rental terms. $1495/mo +
utilities. Call 753-3672.
2406 PIRATES BAY 2BR/2BA with
loft & 2-car garage. $1200/mo. Call
Amelia Rentals at (904)261-9129.
97076 ARNOLD RIDGE DR. -
4BR/2BA, FP. $1350 includes lawn &
pest service. Nick Deonas Realty, Inc.
1/2 off 1st month's rent! (904)277-
ALMOST NEW 3BR/2BA, 2-car
garage located In Page Hill will be avail.
July 1st. Lg yard In great family
neighborhood. $1100/mo. (904)536-
3BR/2.5BA brand new home on
Island. Quiet street. $1400/mo. 12
month lease. (904)206-0052 or (904)
* AMELIA GREEN 213BR/25A Condo w/
loft. $1,195/imo. Available 712/08.
*FOREST RIDGE 2BR/IBA condo.
Community pool. Close to beach. $795/mo.
* JEKYL COURT 3BR/2BA house located
near YMCA off Citrona. $950/mo. Available
* CHESTER RD 3BR/1.5BA House
$900/mo, Available 7/2/08.
* TARPON AVENUE 3BR/2BA duplex,
furnished or unfutrnshed. Close to beach.
$1,295/mo. Available now.
* MAPLE COURT 3BR/2BA house in
Otter Run. 2 Car Garage. $1S,95/mo.
* BROOME STREET 3BR/2BA house
close to Historic District. $1,000/mno.
* AIELIA LANDINGS 2BR/2BA condo.
Community pool close to b Leach. $825/hno.
*PRESERVE at SUMMER BEACH -
3BR/3.5BA condo. 2 car garage, S1.600/io.
* KETCH CT. 3BR/2BAt. House close to
the beach, 2 car garage $L,300/uo, Available
* MEADOWWOOD.- 4BRi2BA House in
Meadowfielt Bluff S12Is95imo, Includes lawn
iuant. Available Now.
* SOUTH FLETCHER AVE. IBR/IBA
unit. Great ocean view $ /00tmo. Available
* TARPON AVE. Finished 3BR/2BA
duplex. Close to beach S1295i/mo. Available
* FOREST RIDGE 2BR/I BA condo. Close
to beach. SOS0/mo. .Includes all utilities.
.* NASSAU LAKES 3BR/2BA house in
Nassau Lakes. 2 car garage. SI,050/mo
tlilinA.ftlunira.rfetn, or ine things.
861 Vacation Rentals
RV SITES Irom $199/wk & rental
units from $750/wk on private island
resort In the Florida Keys. .Call
Sunshine Key at (305)872-21l7 or visit
www. RVontheGno.corn. ANF
VACATION CHALET In North
Carolina Mountains. River' overlook,
cozy, well furnished, majestic views.
Peaceful. Lots to do. $545/wk. or
OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA and 2BR/1BA.
Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
Realtor, for special rates.
Get Away To Paradise Now Make it
an Island resort vacation. Save gas &
50% on suites & gulf front parlors
$135. Limited time offer. Details (888)
791-0066. JustLetGo.com/NP. ANF
340 SQ FT of commercial/office
space located in prime location strip
mall on 8th St. Competitive pricing at
$365/mo + taxes & utilities. Avail
immediately. Call Sara at (904)753-
AMELIA CONCOURSE AREA 2000
sq. ft. available. Call' 753-2018 for,
OFFICE SPACE within an office.
10X12 in professional office complex
on S. 8th St. $400/mo. Call (904)548-
OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE In the
Historic District downtown at the Old
School House, Some utilities, are
Included. Please call (904)261-8249 to
preview these offices,
OFFICE FOR LEASE 850 sq. ft.
1557 S. 8th. $900/mo. Call (904)277- I
4743 or 753-2081. L
I 863 Office 1
1018 SQ. FT. South end of island.
$1550/mo. Call (904)277-3376.
DEERWALK Prime high visibility
location on AlA in O'Neal. 1250sf
units. Curtiss Lasserre Real Estate
'01 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE 2 door,
54,000 miles, private owner, yellow
w/black leather interior, 1 yr warranty.
$9,900. Call (904)491-7996.
2006 FORD 500 LIMITED All
leather, fully loaded, power sunroof,
power seat & power mirrors w/memory
for driver 1 & 2. 25mpg/city,
35mpg/hwy. 35,400 miles. Paid
$37,000. Asking $18,500/OBO.
1984 VOLVO witl Ford Mustang
engine & .transmission. 5.0L high
output engine. 31,000 miles on engine,
10,000 miles on transmission. A/C.
Good for parts. $1200. Call for more
2005 DODGE QUAD CAB Blue &
gray, Heml, power everything, towing
package, leather. $15,900. 261-8965
SACRIFICE 1999 G.M.C. 4x4. Short
wheel base. Good condition. 122,000.
2004 CRFIOOR HONDA DIRT BIKE -
Exc. condition, asking $1245. Helmet
C J IR TSS H. 2003 HONDA MAGNA 5100 miles
SLASSERRE excellent condition $3900. 415-0322
Real Estate, Inc. CURTISS H.
,t- "IL';" LASSERRE
Real Estate, Inc.
* 3BR 2BA at Lakewood. $1,250/mo +
utilities. Includes lawn care.
*First Ave. 2BR/1.5BA Unfurn w/.
garage. Short distance to beach.
*3BR/2.5BA at Amelia Woods, short
distance to beach,'pool, tennis. Will
do lease purchase $1,250/mo. + util.
*200 Lighthouse Circle 3BR/2BA w/
magnificent view of Egans Creek.
Lease $1,850/mo. + util. See to
*34 Harbor CtJMarsh Lakes. Veiy
nice patio home. 3/2 with lawn care
included. $1300/mo unfurn.
*3BR/1.SBA at 428 S. 14th Street
$975/mo. + util, $1,500 sec. dep. No
*2BR/IBA oceanfront Gar. Apt., 2822
S. Fletcher '$1450/mo. + util
*4BR/2BA at Flora Parke. Backs to
preservation area $1,450/mo + util.
Owner pays for lawn maint.
*2BR/2BA at the Cottages at Stoney
Creek. Just off island, very nice
upgrades $1,200/mo + until
*823 N. Fletcher 2BR/IBA ocean-
view apartment, unfurn $875/mo.
Owner pays water/sewer & garbage.
2BR/I BA Oceanview.,. 487 -S.
Fletcher: Call for more information
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*Approx 850 s.f. by Fastenal and
Peacock Electric in O'Neil, good
exposure on AIA. Great for show
room or office space $1350/mo + tax
*Approx 1,800 s.f. Retail Bldg 1839 S.
8th St Lease by Huddle House
$2,2SO/mo + tax or may purchase.
*2385 JAMESTOWN ROAD Approx
2400 SF Great for Retail, Office,
Industrial or light manufacturing locat-
ed at Industrial Park by airport. Roll up
doors and easy access. Rare zoning
allows many uses. $2,500/mo + tax +
* DEER WALK 1,250 s.f. retail/office
space. End cap unit w/great visibility
and access $2,150/mo includes CAM,
tax, water, sewer, garbage pick up.
* (2)Amelia Park Office Suites 900 s.f.+/-
Fronting, 14th Street $1,685.mo
includes all other fees/costs except
utilities and 576 s.f. +/- beside the
Travel Agency ,$1,158/mo + utilities all
other fees/costs except utilities.
*Approx 1,650 s.f. +/- at 13 N. 3rd St.,
just off of Centre St. Lots of parking in
area and good walking 'traffic.
$3,1I00/mo..+ util & tax
*Centre St. &4th Great corner for
office or business, private parking (S
cars). Call for details.
MLS# 46675 $444,900
NORTH HAMPTON NORTH HAMPTON
MLS# 45869 $449,000 MLS# 43547 $249,000
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CARDINAL AVENUE HoLLY POINT AREA FERNANDINA BEACH
MLS# 45638 $194,500 MLS# 45590 $138,500 RELAY FOR LIFEI
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