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PHOTOS BN MEREDITH WILm.ON, FOR THE NEWSLEADER
A spectator critiques. Meredith Wilson's drawing of the Bell Tower
in Xi'an, China, top. A photograph of the Bell Tower, middle, and
Wilson's drawing, above. Below, she poses with her gift from new
Drawing in Xi'an
For the News-Leader
A t one point, 10 people
gathered around me. It:
was a strange feeling,
drew an ancient bell tower in down-
Eventually, those 10 left. A few
minutes later, one or two people
meandered by and paused-to look at
what I was drawing. Others simply
walked by,' glanced my direction and
aid, "She's drawing the bell tower"
:.. :. 'u to their walking partner. While used
to tourists in Xi'an, a blonde foreign-
ersitting on a sidewalk in the after-
noon sun, painstakingly drawing an
ancient building, was bound to draw
I enjoy drawing the main attrac-
tions of the places I visit I've found
Their thoughtfulness that taking the time to draw the
details of a structure gives me a
touched me. deeper appreciation for its intrica-:
cies plus, it's a great souvenir.
CHINA Continued on 3A
'Give it to taxpayers'
YAM NAITH ---
After weeks of contention with the
Nassau County Commission over a
requested budget transfer, the Clerk of
Court has agreed to reduce his request
to last year's levels. But he also sug-
gested the board lower property taxes
- a suggestion that some commis-
sioners aren't sureis workable. :
Clerk of Court John Crawford had
asked the board for a budget transfer-
increase of over $700,000 to offset slow-
er fee collection. After sparring with the
board over the amount, Crawford
agreed to reduce the transfer request
to last year's amount of $1.65 million
- plus $50,000 to make tip for lost
In a letter to the board Monday,
Crawford suggested reducing county
property taxes by approximately
$700,000. "That is the right thing to
do. You certainly can't be criticized if
you do right by the taxpayers,"
Hey, if we're going to save some money
from my budget. let's give it to the
taxpayers instead ofspending it.' A
CLERK OF COURT JOHN CRAWFORD
"Normally, in my budget, we raise landowners. Although the millage rate
fees and interest on the banking went up slightly this year, many home-
accounts. The other funding source is owners will pay less because
a transfer from the board to the clerk's Amendment One to the Florida
budget," Crawford said Tuesday. Any Constitution doubled homestead
money left in the clerk's budget at the exemptions from $25,000 to $50,000.
end of the fiscal year goes back to the However, not every property owner
board, he added. can take advantage of the exemption.
'The board has asked this year that "I know homeowners are hurting, but
instead of waiting until the end of the people who have non-homesteaded
year, they take it off the front end of the property like business owners, they're
budget I'm fine with that, I trust the particularly suffering. This would help
board to do the right thing. I'm asking them out," Crawford said.
that if it's not going to be in the budg- Commissioner Barry Holloway
et, please give it back to the taxpayers." pointed outThursday the county's mill-
Crawford said reducing the prop-
erty tax rate would give relief to COUNTY Continued on 3A
The Nassau County Commission
approved an emergency pay plan
Wednesday despite dissent from one
commissioner. The plan defines how
employees would be paid for their time
- or forced time off- in the event of an
emergency such as Tropical Storm
County Coordinator Ed Sealover
said the plan would compensate
employees who were forced to leave
work due to an emergency closure of
county offices. "As long as the facilities
are closed, they will get paid for being
home," he said Tuesday. "I guess you'd
put them on. administrative leave or
"The essential personnel have t6
report for work. If they don't report
for work, they have to use some of
their leave," he added. "If you're sup-
posed to show up, and you don't show
up or even say anything, there's the
potential for disciplinary action." Under
the plan, hourly employees designated
as essential would be paid double time
for working during weather emergen-
Commissioner Barry Holloway
supported the plan. "I think we're
going to get some conversation both
ways on this, but in principle I think
we need to move forward on this," he
' However, Commissioner Mike
Boyle bridled at the idea that essential
A pile of branches from a tree felled by Tropical Storm Fay was
placed on an Ash Street curb by the Steamboat House three weeks
ago. City and county workers are continuing to clean up from the
employees who did not report during
an emergency could use vacation leave
to cover their absence. Boyle said those
.employees should be required to take
unpaid leave, or perhaps even be dis-
"When people go to work for the
,government, federal or local, it's not
like going to work at Sears for the shoe
department," he said. "People have to
realize that sometimes you're work-
ing in less than perfect conditions."
The other commissioners support-
ed the plan. "We may have to tweak it,
but it's better to be able to tweak it
now instead of trying to fix it in an
STORM Continued on 3A
Dunk tank may drain funds
A local physician injured in a dunk-
ing booth accident at a fundraiser sued
for damages, prompting lawsuits
against the local hospital, a volunteer
fire department and charity.
Dr. Robert Hogan filed suit against
Baptist Medical Center Nassau, where
he used to practice before he was
injured in a dunking booth at Relay for
Life in 2005.
The case went to trial this week.
The hospital is both a defendant and
third-party plaintiff to the suit, having
named Gray Gables Nassau Village
Volunteer Fire Department and the
American Cancer Society as third-party
According to the initial complaint,
filed against the hospital on Jan. 30,
2006, Fernandina Beach resident
Hogan agreed to participate in the
American Cancer Society Relay for Life
at Fernandina Beach High School on
Nov. 3, 2005, by sitting in the dunking
booth. The idea was that those attend-
ing the fundraiser could purchase balls
to throw at a target on the booth and,
if they hit the target, Hogan would fall
into the water below his collapsible
seat in the booth.
But the plan failed before the game
even began when Hogan slipped and
fell while trying to get into the booth.
He "caught his hand on some wire of
the dunking booth, causing a severe
cut on his hand."
According to the complaint filed by
his attorney, Borden R. Hallowes,
Hogan was injured "about his head,
body and limbs ... (and) was caused to
suffer great and excruciating pain and
mental anguish, embarrassment,
inconvenience and has lost the capac-
ity for the enjoyment of life."
In addition to mental and physical
pain and suffering and medical expens-
es for treatment of his injuries, Hogan
has lost wages because his medical
career has been put on hold. The
injuries reportedly have hindered the
surgeon's ability to practice medicine.
In the complaint, Hallowes claims
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FRIDAY. September 12.2008 NEWS News-Leader
50 YEARS AGO
The Rayonier mill
remained idle as a strike
entered week three.
September 11, 1958
25 YEARS AGO
Nassau County teachers
sought a 16.7 percent pay
raise, one more paid holiday
and paid employee insurance
as contract negotiations g
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With 471 days left, gov
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taking precautions against
the year 2000 computer
error, or Y2K.
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) The Council on Aging of
Nassau County in partner-
P ship with the Community
* Hospice of Northeast Florida
will present an educational
seminar, "Caring'for the
Caregiver," on Sept. 20 from
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the
Council on Aging Eastside
Senior Center in Fernandina
The seminar's purpose is
to provide caregivers of
loved ones with life-altering
* and/or long-term diseases/
illnesses insight and informa-
tion on the importance of
maintaining theirown well-
Participants will also
receive information on com-
r* unity resources to help
meet their needs and
improve their quality life.
Carol O'Dell, author of
S _Mothering Mother, will
sbeakldnsifg i copies of her
l* oglThq event is free but .
pre-registration is required..
A brown bag lunch will be
provided and space is limit-
ed. Free Adult Day Health
Care will be provided by
Council on Aging staff,
including a licensed nurse
and trained volunteers dur-
ing the conference. To regis-
ter, call Susan Parry at 261-
0701, ext. 117.
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Life Insurance Co., in part-
nership with the Barnabas
Center, will issue $50,000 10-
' year term life insurance poli-
cies to benefit the children of
eligible working families in
the Fernandina Beach area,
at no cost to the families.
MassMutual pays the premi-
ums through its national phil-
o anthropic program,
The company will meet
with the Barnabas Center
and other non-profit organi-
zations to explain the pro-
gram from noon to 1 p.m.
Sept. 19 at the Barnabas
Center, 11 South 11th St
Parents and legal
guardians between the ages
.of 19 and 42 may apply for
)34 the insurance coverage.
They must have one or more
698 dependent children under
the age of 18, be working
full- or part-time with a total'
family income between
$10,000-$40,000 and be per-
manent, legal residents of
the U.S. and in good health.
The policy proceeds help
to pay for the education of
eligible children if their
insured parent or legal
guardian dies during the 10-
year policy term.
Free health fair
Amelia Island will host a free
health fair Sept. 17 from 1-3
p.m. at 1900 Amelia Trace
Court for ages 55 and over.
Attending will be Amelia
Audiology, Amelia Home
Watch Inc. of Amelia Island,
Coastal Vision Center,
Guardian Pharmacy and
Senior Home Care.
There will be Alzheimer's
education, blood pressure
checks, hearing screenings.
vision screenings, pulse
oximetry and information
abott pain management All
screenings and tests are free
and provided on a first come,
first serve basis.
There will be door prizes
and light refreshments.
For information call 321-
Dementia Support Group for
Nassau County meets from
1:30-2:30 p.m. the third
Thursday of each month at
the Council on Aging, 1367
South 18th St. The next
meeting is Sept 18. No pre-
registration is required.
This meeting is open to
the public and everyone who
has an interest is invited to
attend. For further informa-,
tion, call Ann Smith, RN., at
YHS open house
Yulee High School on
Miner Road will hold its
annual open house on Sept
18 from 6-7:30 p.m. for stu-
dents and parents.
Yulee High School wel-
comes all of its current and
potential volunteers to attend
volunteer orientation on
Sept 19 at 10 a.m. in the
Books at the boardwalk
Fort Clinch State Park will host a chil-
dren's book reading from 9-10 a.m. Sept.
13. All ages are invited to share a story
with a park ranger about the secrets and
treasures beaches offer. The reading will
take place at the end of the west fisher-
Through Sept 13 admission to all
state parks is free with the presentation of
a library book, library card or the dona-
tion of a new or gently used, family book.
These donations will go to charity to help
promote literacy. For information, contact
the park at 277-7274.
Applications for the 2008 Amelia
Island Book Festival Writer's Scholarship
in memory of Christa Powell Walley are
being accepted until Sept 15.
The $1,000 scholarship will be award-
ed to a Nassau County high school sen-
ior, undergraduate or graduate college
student who has ties to Nassau County
and plans to study English, journalism or
literature related fields. Applications are
online at email@example.com. Mail appli-
cations to Jackye Rubin, Writers
Scholarship Committee, Amelia Island
Book Festival, P.O. Box 824, Amelia
Jane Rash Gentry
Mrs. Jane Rash Gentry, the past few
*whose clever needlepoint pieces years.
and personalized Christmas Jane was a
stockings are treasured gifts to member of St
family and close friends, passed P e t e r s
away at her home on Sept 10, Episcopal
2008, after a long battle with Church and
cancer. She was 69 and under worked on
hospice care. the' needle-
Affectionately called "Janie," point project completing a new
"Gee Gee," "JR" or "Mama G" seat for the Bishop's Chair. She
by family and longtime friends, also volunteered as a Take
Mrs. Gentry was born Aug. 17, Stock in Children mentor to a
1939, in Bartlesville Okla., the Nassau County high school stu-
oldest child of the late James R. dent.
"Buck"'and Anna Ruby Rash. Mrs. Gentry is survived by
Reared in a loving family in her husband of 46 years, Donald
Henderson, Ky., she graduated Gentry, of Yulee, and two chil-
from Henderson City High. dren, Donald Gunn Gentry Jr.
School in 1957, from Stephens (Leigh) of Jacksonville and
College in 1959, and from Anne Gentry Morinelli
Emory University in 1961, (Dominic) of Plantation; her
receiving a BA in Religion. She three granddaughters, Lauren
was a member of Kappa Delta. Elizabeth Gentry, Emily Anne
On Sept. 8, 1962, she mar- Morinelli and Caroline Rose
_ii7 d Ehisig0i'-d1iilfFd" Gunn Morinelli; a sister, JoAnn "Jody"
Gentry, USN, of Miami ;and)-Macldle i .MD6igial)&' ', of
embarked on a long adventure Fernandina and brother, Dr.
as a Navy wife, active volunteer James R. Rash III, M.D. (Diana)
and mother of two children. She of Carrollton Ga.; three nieces,
set up households in Florida, Phoebe Mackle Kromann
Texas,, California, Hawaii, (Johnny) of Fernandina, Amy
Washington State, the Rash Smith (Marshall) of New
Philippines, Jacksonville, York City and Anna Simmons
Bermuda and several times in Rash of Carrollton, Ga.; and two
Washington, D.C. Before set- nephews, DouglasMackle Jr.
fling in Fernandina Beach in (Camaria) of Gainesville and
2005, she spent 20 years with James Rash IV of Tell City, Ind.
her family in Annandale, Va. A memorial service will be
An enthusiastic sailor and held at 11 am. on Monday, Sept
cruiser, Mrs. Gentry and her 15, at St. Peter's Episcopal
husband enjoyed many sum- Church, Fernandina Beach,
mers exploring the Chesapeake with the Rev. Kimberly Still offi-
Bay in their sailboat while wel- citing.
coming family and friends to In lieu of flowers, memori-
join them. als can be made in her name to
On her many sailing cruises Community Hospice of
to the Caribbean and Bahamas, Northeast Florida, 4266
Jane loved to float above tropical Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL
coral reefs with mask and 32257, or the American Red
snorkel observing the fish and Cross, NE Florida Chapter, 751
coral. She especially enjoyed Riverside Ave., Jacksonville, FL
snorkeling over the Great 32204.
Barrier Reef in Australia and in Please share her life story
the pristine waters of the at www.oxleyheard.com.
Exumas in the Bahamas during Oxley-HeardFuneralDirectors
LStwries are sponsored
as a community service by
Visit them online at www.oxleyheard.com
Island, Fl 32035.
The next meeting of the Florida
Writers will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 16 at
the Florida House Inn's Conference
Center, located on the corner of Fourth
and Ash streets. Dickie Anderson, author
of the From the Porch books and News-
Leader columnist will be the speaker.
Members and the public are invited. For
information contact Maggie de Vries at
Becky Duke, a teacher at Fernandina
Beach Middle School, has published her
second book, Celebrating Marriage, a col-
lection of inspiring marriage stories from
42 couples, half of which live on Amelia
Duke will autograph copies of her
book at Books Plus, 107 Centre St.,
Fernandina Beach, on Sept. 27 from 11
The public is invited to participate in
the first Amelia Island Book Festival
Vintage and Rare Wine Auction to be
held at the Palace Saloon at 5 p.m. on
Oct. 2 in downtown Fernandina Beach.
All proceeds will go to support the
Amelia Island Book Festival and its many
programs, including Authors in Schools.
Last year authors visited and talked with
6,000 children. More than 100 bottles of
quality wine will be available for auction.
Light hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Tickets are $30 and may be purchased at
www.bookisland.org or call 491-8176 or e-
. The Friends of the Hilliard Library
will host a book sale in October featuring
more than 500 titles. There will also be a
silent auction, including several unique
items such as two first editions and a
complete "Dandelion Library" set,
Random House's collection of classic chil-
The sale is Oct. 2 from 3-8 p.m., Oct. 3
from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Oct. 4 from 10
a.m.-2 p.m. The library is located at 15281
CR 108 in Hilliard.
Of the two first editions, one is
inscribed by the author to Tony Award-
winning actor/director Cyril Ritchard.
The book, The Ape in Me, is a 1959 collec-
tion of humorous pieces by Cornelia Otis
Skinner (1901-79). The other first edition
is Sinclair Lewis' chilling 1935 book, It
Can't Happen Here.
Gene finding could lead to new cholesterol drugs
A variation in the way the body n_____, lesterol. They work percent for triglycerides, Krauss said.
;ot processes a single protein may explain by blocking a key Despite this variability, stations are gener-
why some people don't respond well to enzyme required for ally highly effective for prevention and
983 drugs that lower "bad" cholesterol, 2 the production of cho- treatment of heart disease, and there is
according to a report in Circulation: lesterol called not yet sufficient evidence for using
Journal of the American Heart ____ HMGCR However, all genetic testing in evaluating the degree
Association. L- people don't have the of benefit individuals might be expected
The gene variation, called alternative same response to to achieve from station treatment
V- splicing, explained 9 percent of the drugs' stations. Marisa Wong Medina, Ph.D., co-
usy decreased power to reduce low-density Krauss and his team sought a genetic author of the study, measured the two
t lipoprotein (LDL) in study participants explanation for this variability. They ana- forms of spliced mRNA in cell lines
compared to people with the standard lyzed differences in how the gene respon- grown from lymphocytes in people in a
processing pathway. sible for producing HMGCR was simvastatin clinical trial. The greater the
998 The study is the first to show that a processed or spliced among more proportion of alternatively spliced copies,
change in a biological process con- than 900 participants enrolled in the the lower the clinical response to the
tributes substantially to the effectiveness Cholesterol and Pharmacogenetics drug.
of cholesterol-lowering drugs known as (CAP) Study. During splicing, some por- Deciphering alternative slicing prom-
statins. tions of the gene's first product, mRNA, ises other benefits, including a deeper
"Nine percent is a large number," said are removed and others are combined. understanding of cholesterol metabolism.
' Ronald Krauss, M.D., senior author of the The enzyme that is produced from the "We know that the pathway leading to
study and director of atherosclerosis normally spliced HMGCR mRNA plays cholesterol has many side branches,
research at the Children's Hospital an early and critical role in the body's some of which are involved in inflamma-
Oakland Research Institute in California. production of cholesterol, and its activity tion," Krauss said. "Statin treatment is
"When we look at individual variations in can be strongly inhibited by stations. The thought to be effective in reducing heart
genes affecting cholesterol metabolism, alternatively spliced form, on the other disease risk by blocking production of
we can usually explain only a few percent hand, is more resistant to station inhibition molecules in the cholesterol synthesis
of the variability in station response." of cholesterol production. pathway that can lead to both cholesterol
The discovery could lead to improved Researchers found that the "alterna- buildup and inflammatory reactions in
cholesterol treatment and new therapy tive splicing" also accounted for 15 per- blood vessels."
for other chronic ailments, cent of the reduced response of Understanding the genetic regulation
"The implications could go well apolipoprotein B a constituent of LDL of these effects, and the role of alterna-
beyond the efficacy of stations by helping to simvastatin and 6 percent of the lower tive splicing of HMGCR and perhaps
us to understand the differences among triglyceride response to the drug. other genes in the cholesterol pathway,
individuals in how cholesterol is metabo- Combining factors already known to could lead to the development of new
lized," Krauss said. affect station response age, race and drugs for reducing heart disease risk,
Simvastatin is one of several station smoking- with alternative splicing researchers said.
drugs that can effectively reduce the risk explains 24 percent of tle variation in The National Institutes of Health fund-
of heart attacks in people with high cho- LDL response, 29 percent for apoB and 8 ed the study.
FRIDAY, September 12, 2008 NEWS News-Leader
CHINA Continued from 1A
Needless to say, the
ancient Chinese capital of
Xi'an was no exception. Most
known for being the home of
the Terracotta Warriors it
has other notable structures
such as the Bell and Drums
Towers, which with their
striking Chinese architec-
ture, height and bright colors
are sure to catch any
Western artist's eye.
It was within sight of one
of these structures that I
seated myself that Saturday.
It was certainly hot the day
boasted a rare, bright blue
sky and high temperatures.
Yet the only seat that afford-
ed a good view of the Bell
Tower was made of concrete,
without any shade from vege-
tation. "Oh well," I thought,
as I perched myself near a
main sidewalk and began
Not too long after I began
the basic outline of the pago-
da-like roof, a crowd had
gathered behind me. I turned
to look and said "Ni hao"
(Hello!) to the person near-
est me. Numerous encourag-
ing words such as "piaoliang!
(pretty!)" or "hai bucuo! (not
bad!)" greeted me as numer-
ous pedestrians appraised
my work. I asked one of the
men to write the name of the
bell tower in Chinese on my
sketch. After debating with
his friend over whose hand-
writing was the best, he
wrote the Chinese characters
for "Bell Tower" on the right
side of my outline.
After that crowd left, I felt
inspired to do some writing
of my own I wrote Xi'an,
China on my paper, using
Chinese characters. The next
group of onlookers promptly
informed me that in China
the correct grammatical posi-
tioning was "China, Xi'an" I
rewrote it correctly. Still
later, another gentleman,
after glancing at my paper,
seated himself down beside
me and proceeded to rewrite
not only my "China, Xi'an"
but also the original gentle-
men's "Bell Tower" script!
My sketch was becoming
quite the notebook!
But of the entire day, the
most memorable experience
came in the form of two high-
school boys. I have studied
Chinese for a little over a
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on a minimal conversational
level in Chinese. However;
most Chinese students begin
learning English in middle-
school so by the time they
are my age they already have
eight years of English to my
one year of Chinese.
However, these boys,
while having studied English
in school, still did not speak
much at all. I started a simple
conversation with them by
asking if they were college
students. They replied they
were high school students,
probably about 16 or 17 years
old. They sat for a while,
watching me draw, asking
me easy questions. Before
they left, they wanted to take
a picture with me, to which I
gladly obliged. They "xie xie-
ed" (thank you!) me and went
on their way. I never expect-
ed to see them again.
A half-hour later, I was
still sweating away on my
concrete perch, carefully
mimicking the numerous
hues of the ancient bell-
tower. All of a sudden, I
heard a "hello." I looked up
and it was the two high
school boys! They pulled
something out of their bag
and say, "For you! A gift!" I
took it, flipped it over and dis-
covered a huge surprise. The
boys had printed the picture
that I had taken earlier with
one of them, bought a frame
and brought it back for me.
I was shocked! I hadn't
expected to ever see these
boys again, much less
receive such a thoughtful
gift. This time, I "xie-xie-ed"
(thanked) them profusely,
wishing I could more accu-
rately describe my surprise
and delight. They smiled and
left me looking at their gift.
touched me I was acutely
aware that in spite of being in
a foreign country, the lan-
guage of giving speaks loudly
'in any culture.
Meredith Wilson, a
Ferna'ndina Beach High
School graduate, is a student
at the University of Florida
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age rate for 2009 is already
lower than it could be. "We're
beyond the rollback rate estab-
lished by the legislature
because of Amendment One,"
he said. "We've already estab-
lished our maximum millage
rate at 7.23, so we're behind the
rollback rate. At the new num-
bers released by the state, the
rollback rate for our county is
A 7.4 rate would generate
the same amount of revenue as
last year. However, Holloway
said the county was firm in its
decision to stick with a lower
rate. "Can't go any higher than
(7.23)," he said. "We've set that
as the maximum."
Crawford said the county's
reduced debt and healthy cash
reserves would allow further
tax breaks for citizens.
Holloway acknowledged the
reserves but said they're need-
ed for capital improvement proj-
ects. "The one-cent fund that
was established for capital proj-
ects was raided by previous
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the dunking booth was "defec-
tive and/or improperly con-
structed or designed that it was
'difficult, if not almost impossi-
ble, to get into the dunking
booth wvithoiut a great risk cre-
ated by the lack of a proper
entrance or step-ladder."
Hallowes says Hogan had to
climb up "ladder-like wedges
no more than an inch wide" to
get into the booth.
STORM Continued from 1A
emergency," Coinissioner Jim
B. Higginbotham said. "I'm
totally in: .support of what
(Sealover) is trying to do."
"(Trolpical Storim Fay) is the
first emergency Ive seen in a
long time, blut .(the aftermath)
has lasted fo r'two weeks,"
Commission Chair Marianne
Marshall said. "I understand
what Commissioner Boyle is
saying, but this is only in the
event of an emergency."
The commission voted 3-1
to approve the emergency pay
, plan, with Boyle casting a rare
Sealover said the new policy
S Mr C
county commissioners for other
things. That money was not
used as it was supposed to be.
Now we have about $10 million
for capital improvement proj-
ects that's not salary increas-
es or things like that. It's strict-
ly improvements on
infrastructure, things like that.
Roads, bridge repair, stuff like
that," Holloway said.
"Mr. Crawford and I are talk-
ing on the same lines," he said.
"He and I are saying the same
thing; I just think it's a timing
Still, Crawford said there
was room for reduction. "I'm
also asking for my staff to meet
with their staff and see if we
can cut another $5 or $10 mil-
lion out to help the taxpayers.....
In a complaint filed March
20, 2007, the hospital denied
any negligence on its part by
its participation in the fundrais-
er. It agreed with Hogan that
"the area where the dunking
booth was located was not well
lighted and the limited lighting
provided was directed into his
eyes when he attempted to
climb in the back of the dunking
booth.... The lighting was very
poor since most of the overhead
lights in the stadium at the high
grew out of inequities recog-
nized during Tropical Storm
Fay and its aftermath. "It was
appropriate because there
had been nothing in place rela-
tive to who comes in, who stays
home and how are these folks
going to be treated," he said
"There was a certain amount
of unfairness, because ... the
folks who stayed home, we said,
We're going to pay you for stay-
'rawford and I are
the same thing: I just
it's a timing issue."
IONER BARRY HOLLOWAY
We're safe, we've got strong
reserves, we're not hurting -
let's help the taxpayers out," he
said Tuesday. "If you want to
help the economy, put some
. money back in the pockets of
the people paying the bills."
'To my knowledge, he has-
n't extended that recommen-
dation (for staffs to meet) to us.
The reality is, we've already put
pen to paper and reduced taxes
because of Amendment One
and because of our desire to
help people," Commissioner
Mike Boyle said Thursday. "I
think a figure of ($5-10 million)
is not possible at this point in
the process. I think it's worth
noting that when the clerk sug-
gested that figure, he didn't sug-
gest any specifics of where that
school field where the dunking
booth was located were at the
opposite end of the stadium fac-
ing the booth, riot behind the
The' hospital said the
American Cancer Society "had
a duty to provide adequate and
appropriate lighting" and was
responsible for "overseeing" the
The hospital alleged the fire
department "had a duty to use
reasonable care in designing
ing home,' and the essential per-
sonnel were coming in and we
weren't doing anything for
them. They'd put in their
eight hours and they'd get paid
for eight hours, but the people
who were sitting at home were
also getting paid for eight
Sealover also said charging
leave to essential personnel who
did not come in was standard
practice. "When they asked me
might be found."
Holloway agreed. "Will we
look at (cutting the budget)?
Absolutely. We start Tuesday
night. Will we cut what he sug-
gested? Probably not there's
probably not that much to cut
without impacting the services
to the people of the county. But
there's probably something to
"The budget is the board's
prerogative," Crawford said
Tuesday. "I'm just asking that,
'Hey, if we're going to save
some money from my budget,
let's give it to the taxpayers
instead of spending it.'"
"In these uncertain eco-
nomic times, I don't think the
board feels comfortable trying
to reduce the reserves when
we don't know what future rev-
enues are going to hold," Boyle
responded Thursday. "For
example, the state budget is still
over a billion dollars in the red,
and we have no idea how
they will pass those costs on
down to local and county gov-
and constructing the dunking
booth and to provide a reason-
ably safe way to gain access to
the dunking booth."
A jury trial is taking place at
the Nassau County Courthouse
on Centre Street in Fernandina
Beach. It began Monday and is
expected to continue into next
Closing arguments are
expected on Tuesday or
to put together a policy, in my
research ... it's a fairly common
requirement, that if you're
asked to come in and you
don't come in, there's two ways
you can go: either you take
vacation days or take unpaid
leave," he said. "I looked at20-
some policies, mostly in the
state of Florida both county
and official, and that's pretty
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Mass., opened to the public in
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attractions were a boulevard, a
public bathhouse, shade pavil-
ions, a bandstand and an
amusement park. However, the
public was not always welcome
on the three-mile stretch of land
that is the Revere Beach
Reservation it originally was
Former Massachusetts Gov.
William Russell appointed the
Metropolitan Park Commission
in July 1892 to investigate the
creation of a regional park sys-
tem for the greater Boston area.
The commission saw the value
of the private beach land and
convinced the Massachusetts
legislature to acquire it in 1895.
Landscape designer Charles
Eliot then designed the prop-
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Beachgoers have enjoyed
the surf and sand on Revere
Beach for more than 100 years.
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Some residents living north
of the beach at Peters Point
have gone on record at recent
city conuilissi6n meetings say-
ing there are not enough
deputies to patrol the area
where motorists are permit-
ted to drive on the beach.
Vehicles are banned from
driving on beaches inside the
city limits,. but Peters Point is
in an unincorporated section
of Amelia Island. Those resi-
dents said they want their pro-
perty annexed into the city to
benefit from enhanced servic-
es, including police protection.
But Nassau County Sheriff
Tommy Seagraves said he
does have the manpower to
patrol the area just 'not to'the
extent residents would like.
Seagraves said he doesn't
consider the location a dan-
gerous neighborhood in need
of beefed-up patrolling, and he
has no authority to'prohibit
Motorists from driving on the
It's cars and trucks on the
beach, Seagraves said, that
generate the highest number
of calls for police assistance
from area residents.
"I don't have an opinion on
(whether or not driving on the
beach is permitted) ... I used to
drive on it when I was a teenag-
er, but today is different, the
population is different ... all I
can do is what I have'to do,
and that is enforce the law,"
he said. "if it's a beach that
allows driving, I -don't -have a
Vote ... the only ones who can
stop it are the county com-
Residents tried unsuccess-
fully in 2007 to persuade the_
commissioners to do just that
Now many of them want to be
annexed into Fernandina
Beach where driving is pro-
hibited on the beaches except
in select cases.
While he understands how
vehicles on the beach do pose
a risk, Seagraves said driving
on AiA between Fernandina
Beach and YIee is more dan -,'
gerous than pedestrians shar-',.-,i
ing the b6ach with vehicles.
"What I heard was there
were numerous Complaints of
people worrying about the
safety of their children. -- I
wouldn't let my kids play on
AiA I wouldn't let them play
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for the Boston area.
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more than 650 major public
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"Beaches are vitaf to our way of
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after-30 years of coastal plan.-
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a probl em area
place to let
Seagraves there or not"
he said. "It
thing to do with annexation
because of sewer or water
issues or any kind of utility
.issues ... the whole conversa-
tion seemed to be about the
driving on the beach. ... I
couldn't care less either way
(whether annexation passes
or not), it's not a big, huge
issue for law enforcement"
At a city comn-dssion meet-
ing last month, Sedgraves pre-
sented a list of the' numbers
and types of calls for assistance
and officer-initiated assistance
at Peters Point each month
since the beginning of the year.
The numbers, according to
Seagraves, indicate the area is
not a high-crime location and
he added that as a lifelong res-
ident of Nassau County, he is
aware of only one velucle-relat-
ed fatality on the beach at
Peters Point That was an acci-
dent in 1979 when a man was
trying to help someone pull a
vehicle out of the sand.
Far more. common than
beachgoers being injured on
the beach by vehicles,
Seagraves said, are complaints
of noise from drivers spinninj
their tires in the sand and
doing "doughnuts," or driving
around in tight circles.
Motorists can be issued
citations for that kind of driv-
ing, but Seagraves said the
problem is that generally driv-
ers don't do doughnuts on the
beach in the presence of law
enforcement officers. He said
he's issued memos to his
deputies asking them to keep
an eye on the area, but for re&-
iderits who want police- in the
area around the clock, his
answer is no.
'We're not going to sit up
there and guard the beach,"
he'sdid.-Eveuone %vould like
that luxury, -our u-%%-n private
security'C'Ompa-ny' !.I'! P46ffi-,",
cers down there at the beach...
we will patrol it but not steady
around-the-clock ... andlook-
ing at the numbers (of calls
for assistance and criminal ind
dents in that area), there's just
no need tQ be there all the time
... ifs not a problem area."
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FRIDAY. September 12,2008 NEWS News-Leader
City Arts Council ponders role
The new Arts Council for
the city of Fernandina Beach,
which was formed last Feb-
ruary, met Monday with sever-
al city commissioners to discuss
its role within the city's arts
Three commissioners, Eric
Childers, Ron Sapp and Susan
Steger, attended the meeting.
Arts Council Chair Susan
Goldman asked commissioners
to help the council clarify its
mission, talk about funding and
address the issue of additional
Sapp said he had been inter-
ested in forming an arts council
for a long time, and said one of
its functions should be as liaison
between arts groups and the
commission regarding grants
Sapp also said that he hoped
the council would recommend a
location for a cultural arts cen-
ter, and suggested that mem-
bers go before the city com-
mission with any requests for
funding or staff.
Goldman noted the First
Baptist Church sanctuary had
been considered for an arts cen-
ter, but the cost of maintaining
the building was high. She also
said there were "a lot of alter-
natives within the community'"
for a cultural arts center.
Steger asked Arts Council
members if the group had been
of any benefit, and said she did
not believe the city needed
"another layer" to promote dif-
ferent arts groups. She also said
the city needs a civic auditorium
much more than a cultural arts
Goldman informed com-
missioners that the council
could get state funds through
the Florida Alliance of Local
Arts Agencies, but would first
have to become a countywide
City commissioners agreed
at a recent budget workshop to
award a city grant of $5,000 to
the Arts Council. The city budg-
et is yet to be finalized.
Arts Council members are
chair Susan Goldman, Richard
Dickson of the Amelia Arts
Academy, Arlene Filkoff, Linda
Godek, Ray Pigg, Terri Ridgell
and staff coordinator Scott
Mikelson. For more informa-
tion, contact Goldman at 261-
Interim building official hired
Charles Barr, a St. Augustine
building inspector, has been
employed as interim building
official by the city of Fernandina
Beach. He replaces John
Santoloci, whose job was ter-
minated in July. A posting for a
permanent replacement has
gone out, according to coin-
munity development director
Marshall McCrary, and the city
is also advertising for a new
Jennifer Gooding, who has
served as city grants adminis-
trator for the last six years, was
hired this summer as a senior
planner in the city's communi-
The Westside Democratic
Club will have its regular
monthly meeting at 7 p.m.
Tuesday at the County
Building on Mickler Street in
Callahan. Guest speaker is
sheriff candidate Jim Coe. A
covered-dish dinner will fol-
low. The public is invited. Call
879-5163 for information.
The Republican Party of
Nassau County Executive.
Committee is scheduled to
hold its- monthly meeting at 7
p.mt Thursda> at the Cuunt r
Building on Page'. Dairy
Road. All Republicans are
ty development department.
Gooding has undergraduate
And master's degrees in urban
planning, McCrary said. Her
initial duties will include pro-
viding support to the Board of
Adjustinent and working on
McCrary also wrote in an e-
mail that the city does not cur-
rently have a city arborist Kevin
Sullivan, a planner who was
serving as city arborist,
resigned from his job in June.
McCrary said two staffers "are
eligible to seek certification as
an arborist and will work toward
that in the meantime."
Gooding will provide assis-
tance on grant applications for
city staff until a permanent
grants administrator is hired,
Santoloci and Sullivan left
city government after each was
accused of violating the city's
ethics policies. Santoloci faced
allegations of intoxication, caus-
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Main Beach planned
According to Parks &
Recreation Director Nan Voit,
the city is applying for a
grant to make much-needed
improvements to Main Beach
The oceanfront park, locat-
ed at the intersection of
Fletcher and Atlantic avenues,
will have a renovated board-
ramps, plus six new sun
shelters if the city qualifies
for the Florida Recreation
Sponsored by the Florida
Department of Environmental
Protection, the $200,000 grant
would be matched by money
from the city's general fund
to make the park improve-
Voit said the new park plan,
which is preliminary and can
be changed by city commis-
sioners at any time, was
brought to the city commis-
sion two years ago. At
that time, she said, commis-
sioners voted it down because
they did not think the
boardwalk needed to be
Since that time, however,
strong beachfront winds and
high surf have built up sand
dunes around the park, so
much so that the volleyball
court looks like a swimming
pool, said Voit.
The new project, said
Voit, will level the park's
sand so that it will,not be nec-
essary for the Parks and
Recreation Department to
repeatedly send tractors to the
Voit said the grant applica-
tion was to be submitted
this month, and if approved
the project would commence
next June. The city, she said,
has already accounted for the
matching $200,000 in the ten-
tative 2008-9 budget.
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VIEWPOINT/RosA BAIRD ADAMS/FERNANDINA BEACH
America'syouth honor His name
America, our Youth
Day of Prayer is set
Wednesday, Sept. 24 at
On that date, our children
gather around the American
flagpoles outside their schools
across the cities of our nation
to pray and affirm their belief
in God, as their highest
Authority and their most
trustworthy leader and guide
It's a bright day in America
when our youth shine their
light and stand up to honor
God's name and claim God's
promises and embrace God's
Code of Ethics His Ten
Commandment law as their
moral behavior guide.
(Exodus Ch. 20).
Our wise youth who are
praying around the flagpoles
across America no doubt
know about that dark day in
America in 1961, when our
adult leaders failed to stand up
and God's Ten Command-
ments came tumbling down
all over America.
The foundation of America
was built upon God's Ten
Commandment laws, now hid-
den from the eyes and ears of
every child in America whose
names have been found
among the U.S.A. school-
houses and overcrowded jail-
houses since that dark day in
The government leaders of
America, under the veil of law,
continue to date to do all they
can to hide, void, limit,
abridge and silence God's
name and speech!
Why is there such a moral
behavior decline and moral
problems causing such disar-
ray in America today? When a
moral issue is at stake in
America today, do our U.S.,
state and local elected offi-
cials' voices fall silent before
the public and our elected
leaders go into hiding and
lean the way the "wind blows
the strongest" for their own
self-gain reasons? Youth, you
cannot be too careful who you
give your vote to represent
Our wise forefathers
founded America based solid
on God's laws and name, "In
God We Trust." These elected
government leaders had the
wisdom to know the people of
America needed to be led by
one moral behavior Code of
Ethics and the Ten
Commandment laws God
gave His children to be the
These U.S. adult leaders
did not hide! They had the
courage to stand up and use
their voices and all the blood,
sweat and tears necessary to
embrace God's name and
spread God's moral behavior
laws across the U.S.A. These
wise forefathers led and the
multicultural society groups
followed these wise men's
lead. (Isaiah 33:22)
God is the Sovereign
Lawgiver to whom all men are
accountable and is absolutely
indispensable to the rule of
law in America. God's moral
behavior laws Ten
Commandments cannot be
bought, sold or taken by force
by government leaders
and/or people groups. Adult
Leaders' moral behavior
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away by men." Children, we
need to pray more for the
adult leaders of our children
in America, that all of our
hearts would be ignited and
inspired to do more noble
things to help the children,
whose lives we touch with our
love, to become responsible
When Daniel Arap Moi
was elected President of
Kenya, Africa, he, like our
wise forefathers, began post-
ing God's Ten Commandment
laws in every government
building and public place with
hope that God's Truth will
help stop the moral behavior
slide and decay in Africa
today! Recently, Dennis Pape,
a U.S. citizen, mailed ,
President M i 50,600 copies
of the Ten Commandments
that God gave His children so
that they could live better
lives and become more peace-
ful and productive people.
The U.S. government lead-
ers of America 47 years ago
found God's Word and name
too dangerous and unsafe to
be seen in public by the eyes
of both children and adults
across America and the Ten
Commandments have been
knocked d6wn,hi4dien, and
replaced by lots of drugs,
guns and cndonis acr-oss the
city streets and schools. Now
in America, we can't build jail-
houses, prisons and rehabs
fast enough to ake care of-
America's moral behavior
problems. God's Word Ten
Commandments are a pow-
erful reminder of both chil-
dren's and adult's shameful
Is it not true that character
does matter"and that adult
leaders set the moral behavior
example for children to follow
in their footsteps? We leave
our children our moral legacy.
This is to honor all of the
youth who are participating in
the National Youth Day of
Prayer and all those support-
ing this event across America.
ROBERT M. WEINTRAUB/MARSH LAKES
LAKE LURE, N.C. The
nearby town of Marshall today
faces the unthinkable: tomor-
row's water crisis has arrived
now! One of Marshall's three
wells has run dry and water
conservation is no longer "vol-
untary" (which means few if
anyone pay attention). Restau-
rants must use paper and plas-
tic to avoid using dishwashers;
lawn and garden watering is
totally banned; cars are going
unwashed; mandatory restric-
tions are planned, such as lim-
iting showers and laundry. The
mayor predicted the town will
be bone dry within six weeks
unless they find a source of
Western North Carolina is
in the midst of a severe
drought that has its genesis in
2002. Everywhere hardship is
settling ip. One of the area's
biggest employers, Blue Ridge
Paper, may have to shut down
temporarily because its backup
reservoir, Lake Logan, has
been depleted and the Pidgeon
River can barely supply the
needs. Lake Lure is four feet*
below normal, the two public
boat ramps are closed and
many boats in private boat
'houses cannot be launched.
Hendersonville imposed man-
datory water restrictions in
early August affecting nearby
smaller communities. The
tourist industry, so important
to this area, is being affected.
Water scarcity isn't just
here. The entire Southeast is in
a water crisis, from the disap-
pearing Lake Lanier northwest
of Atlanta to the struggle over
St. Johns River water between
central and Northeast Florida.
Water wars are popping up all
over the U.S., from the
Mexico/ California dispute
over the Colorado River to a
Michigan town where the state
took over the water system and
Thank you Nassau County
I will work hard to listen, lead and communicate.
I am humbled by your trust and confidence.
I will work hard everyday to deliver
the representation you deserve and
Building, a Brighter Future for
Florida starts with leaders who are
committed to SOLUTIONS.
Please remember to
vote on November 4th
In Memory of
Don Neal Ed Strobach
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going as much
*, as $400 a
ting off peo-
i V ple's taps if
water resources are under
tremendous strain all over the
world. If you think'the current
oil crisis is serious, a water
shortage crisis would make
gasoline shortages seem as
serious as a depletion of peanut
butter by comparison. Clive
Cussler titled his 2000 novel
Blue Gold in a prediction that
fresh water supplies could
-become so expensive that only
the wealthiest people and coun-
tries could afford it.
Desalination has its own
restrictive problems; high con-
struction and energy costs and
the growing problem of what
to do with the waste: salt, mer-
cury and other chemicals dis-
tilled from the water. Together
this means a bigger water bill
for those.who must rely on it
A telling comment was
made by Marshall's mayor
after their well went dry: "We
need to start thinking about a
regional water plan," he said.
Now? Why not last year
when the drought was in its
sixth year? Or in 2006? Its not
as if the Marshall aldermen
didn't see this coming; they
-just didn't want to plan for a
The Asheville Citizen-Times
editorialized that "'There's little
to be done to end the drought,
but one positive outcome could
be an awakening awareness
thatwe can no longer take our
water resources for granted...."
: That message should be
taken seriously here in Nassau
County. We do not have a water
shortage yet! But there are
many warning signs. The
dkailfr ben affil eha9'bhsi9g''
Wefifidifly re ce" Shaliow,
wells are pumping brackish
water. The drought north of
us is affecting the under-
ground streams that supply
Are we going to wait until
our paper mills have to shut
down, or have restrictions
placed on our baths and dish-
washer use? Or are we going
to begin to see our fresh water
supply as a finite resource and
begin planning now, imple-
menting water conservation.
A countywide effort is
needed to assess water resour-
ces and evaluate the amount
of residential, commercial and
industrial development those
resources will support. Many
elected and appointed officials
who see development as essen-
tial to a growing economy will
undoubtedly resist such an
assessment because of the lim-
itations it would dictate.
But if we fail to pay atten-
tion to the finite nature of this
most essential of natural
resources we are going blind-
ly into the future, a future that
may include having a
"Marshall" here in Fernandina.
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22. 2008 at 5:05 PM in the City Commission Chambers, 204 Ash Street Fertandina Beach, Florida
to consider the following application:
ORDINANCE NO. 2008-22 .
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF- THE CITY OF
FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA, AMENDING SECTION 2-482 OF THE
CODE OF ORDINANCES ESTABLISHING A WASTEWATER CAPACITY FEE
TO BE ADOPTED BY RESOLUTION AND CHANGED FROM TIME TO TIME;
AMENDING THE FORMULA FOR CALCULATING THE WASTEWATER,
CAPACITY FEE BASED ON EQUIVALENT RESIDENTIAL UNITS;
AMENDING SECTION 82-164 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES BY,
REDUCING THE GRACE PERIOD FROM 30 DAYS TO 25 DAYS FOR
DELINQUENT SEWER CHARGES; AMENDING SECTION 82-410 OF THE
CODE OF ORDINANCES BY REDUCING THE GRACE PERIOD FROM 30 TO
25 DAYS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN
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be considered. Any persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in this
program or activity should contact 277-7305, TTY 277-7399, (TTY number for all City offices) or through
the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8771 at least 24 hours in advance to request such accommodation.
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WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH HEARING, S/HE WILL NEED TO
ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD
INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED.
Copies of the applications may be inspected in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 204 Ash Street,
between the hours of 8:00 AM 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. For information on the application,
please contact the Staff of the City Clerk's Office at 277-7305.
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We were appalled to learn the
city will increase water and
sewer rates by double-digit per-
centages. What were commis-
Not much apparently. The two newest
commissioners, Eric Childers and Susan
Steger, were properly baffled about why
such a large increase was proposed. The
most veteran commissioner, Ron Sapp, won-
dered why the city was contemplating such
large increases now rather than imposing a
string of small rate hikes since the last one
"I don't know what was going on with
staff over that time period," Sapp said.
We don't either.
It's not as though the issue hasn't been
raised. During his last term on the board,
then-commissioner Joe Gerrity suggested
raising utility rates by 3 percent each year -
to deaf ears.
The sewer and water bond transactions
are among the largest the city has ever
undertaken. It bought Florida Publi ,
tilidLe' water service just. ve years agd.'FZ ii
How can we be in this fix so soon there-
The city is in technical default of its
sewer bond covenant, which requires rev-
enues to be 1.2 times the amount of debt
service (revenues are 0.8 times debt serv-
ice this year). That can't continue or the city
may be required to immediately pay the mil-
lions of dollars in outstanding balance on
A consultant, Andrew Burnham of
Burton & Associates of St Augustine, laid
all this out for commissioners last week.
They reluctantly agreed to boost rates by
$6-7 a month for local residents beginning
Oct. 1, with another $3-4 hike to come next
year. Water and sewer impact fees on new*
construction rise even more dramatically, to
$5,534, up 29 percent for water and a whop-
ping 49 percent for sewer.
How did this happen? .
City Manager Michael Czymbor is paid
$103,000 a year plus generous perks,
Utilities Director John Mandrick makes
$93,000 a year. They and a dozen other top
city employees get seven weeks of paid
leave each year.
The city has more than 200 employees
on its payroll.
Yet three weeks after Tropical Storm Fay
rolled through, there is still storm debris on
some city streets. Most city residents are
paying 20 percent more for garbage
removal since July 1 because the city staff
renewed a contract without going out to bid
or giving the commission an opportunity to
review it fully.
And now we learn that no one on city
staff acted to maintain required sewer and
water bond covenants until it was too late to
avoid these hefty increases.
Who's minding the store at City Hall? No
one, apparently. Hold on to your wallet.
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spent the weekend gorging on college
football. Correction. I spent the weekend
gorging on referees who kept getting in
the way of my trying to gorge on college
football. Seems like every time there was an
awesome play to scream and yell and holler
about, one of those dang zebras was there to
throw the yellow hanky. Spoil sports.
Seriously, when did football start becoming
so pc? Penalties, penalties, penalties. And
always right in the middle of a scoring drive,
or so it seems.
In addition to watching my Florida Gators
trounce the Miami Hurricanes Saturday (take
THAT, Lee Corso), my son and I were channel
switching back and forth between several
other games and playbacks of games for that
day. One of them, I forget which, had a beauti-
ful touchdown run and the ball carrier, in his
excitement, tossed the pigskin up in the air
over his right shoulder as he ran into the end
zone. Big deal, right? I mean, it didn't delay
the game any. The ball didn't bounce up'and
smack the ref in'the face or anything like that.
Anyway, while the sportscasters were say-
ing what an awesome run it was, I guess the
ref must've felt like he wasn't getting enough
love. He ran out onto the field, tossed his yel-
low rag and penalized the ball carrier who'd
just scored the touchdown. The offense?
Excessive celebration. Say what? ,
I don't know when this whole excessive cel-
ebration nonsense got started but it's getting
seriously out of hand. If a team clears the
benches and charge the end 'zne and delays
the game, like the Georgia Btlldo0s did last
We would like to express our thanks to Joe and
Diane Warwick of the Florida I46use Inn for their
selfless generosity and hard work to make the
first annual Songwriters Festival a success.
Joe and Diane have been running a song-
writers contest at the Florida House Inn for some
time now, featuring local talent and musicians
every Wednesday night. Joe and Diane took their
contest and spread it around.towdito include
other venues like the Palace, Sandy Bottoms,
O'Kanes, Amelia Island Plantation and our place,
Wicked Davey's. They arranged for w'rldclass
songwriters and musicians to hold concerts at
these different venues and also for us to take
part in the contests which attracted writers from
all over the Southeast to eat at our restaurants and
sleep in our hotels and spend money in our local
In these tough economic times it was a shot
in'the arm to get this extra business just when we
needed it most. We are looking forward to next
year and taking part in this great festival. Thank
you, Joe and Diane, for your hard work and gen-
Courtney and Jason Rowe
and staff of Wicked Davey's
As a struggling single mother of two and
employee of the Florida House, I am both offend-
ed and outraged by the recent false comments
about the Florida House owners by Karl Davis in
your Sept 5 Voice of The People section under the
Davis stated that he is a local songwriter and
musician who is supporting his family with his
craft and that he is stepping up to the plate by boy-
cotting the Florida House. His need to support his
family does not justify his breaking of the law with
his loud music. Not only are his comments hurt-
ing a local historic landmark and struggling busi-
ness, he is also sabotaging the livelihood of its 30
employees and their families. His attempted boy-
cott of the recent songwriter festival was also an
attack on the owners and employees of the Palace,
Wicked Davey's, O'Kanes, Hammerhead, Sandy
Bottoms and the Plantation.
How selfish. Isn't it enough that we are all
suffering from a poor economy? He should be
more familiar with the local noise ordinance, so
as not to disrespect city law and to have respect
for those not interested in hearing his music.
Perhaps these venues should all boycott or ban
the Karl Davis Band.
He failed to tell you that in late July his band,
while playing at the Green Turtle, showed com-
plete and utter disrespect for the guests of the
Florida House, the noise ordinance and city police
when he ignored a warning by the police to stop
the music well after midnight This resulted in two
citations to the Green Turtle in one evening, and
he wants to blame the Florida House.
The Florida House owners are struggling
business owners and caring community mem-
bers. They have taken steps to educate their staff
about local laws and ordinances associated with
their business. Their staff members are expect-
ed to make sure the law is upheld. His vindic-
tiveness is only affecting my ability and my
coworkers' ability to provide for our families,
other businesses that depend on tourism and,
although he can't see it, probably his ability to pro-
vide for his own family too.
So a warm round of applause and special
thanks to Karl Davis for being such a knowl-
edgeable and standup guy who believes his per-
sonal needs and desires outweigh those of others.
Janet Adkins will be greatly missed on the
Nassau County School Board. She will move on
to broader challenges that will assuredly contin-
ue her tradition to champion the lives and edu-
cation of our children. Mrs. Adkins has the "Palin
Power!" She has been the most fiscal responsible
representative I have witnessed during my resi-
dency in our great county of Nassau. Notably, she
is closely followed by current Clerk of Courts
She has been unafraid to take on the good ole
boys of the John Ruis tenure, the do-nothing
school board members and the languid admin-
istrators. I have witnessed her unabashed defense
of her beliefs in doing the right thing over party
beliefs. She has the intelligence and passion to
take on the difficult tasks and enduring foresight
to present sensible valued solutions. She has the
support of a beautiful and passionate family, all of
whom recognize the value of public service.
S .. year when they scored their people go to NASCAR events hoping to see a
first TD against Florida, OK, I really cool smash-up. Lots of people attend or
t% can see where that might watch football games to see their hated rival's
qualify as a bit excessive. On quarterback hammered into the turf like a tent
Mw the other hand, Georgia had- peg, or the running back chased down and
n't beaten Florida in so long bulldozed like a rickety old shed or the wide
that maybe their little victory receiver cowboy collared and slammed into
dance in the end zone was the ground like an airplane crash. And it's all
well deserved, perfectly legit So what's the big deal about a
C OF a team starts running bit of teasing on the field?
victory laps around the field By golly, don't go teasing or trash talking
JOE before the game's over, that that 400-pound guard who's waiting to pancake
... might be a call for an exces- your butt. Oh, no. It might hurt his feelings..
sive celebration flag. If the Look, college and professional football
roe Palmer entire defensive line links is a gladiator sport. We raise these guys and
arms and does a can-can feed them like prized beef cattle. We bulk
nce after sacking the opposing team's them up like gorillas and train them to be as
arterback, you might call that excessive fast as cheetahs. In return, their job is to go
lebration. Or maybe that's considered out there on the gridiron and make as many
hunting. touchdowns as possible, all the while commit-
Come on, refs. We send these kids off to ting enough mayhem to make Nero squeam-
llege and put them on college football teams ish, right? I mean, hell, if we could be out
at draw millions of viewers every Saturday there, that's what we'd be doing, huh guys?
ernoon and then penalize them when they But let's face it, we're all old and soft and past
is the ball in the air to celebrate what it is our prime and that's why we gather in our liv-
ey've been trained to do? What's up with ing rooms every Saturday and Sunday after-
at, anyway? I'd be more concerned if the kid noon and live out lives vicariously.
dn't do a little victory celebration.in the end So, get a grip, referees. We don't pay big
ne. bucks for those tickets or buy giant plasma
And then there's the dreaded taunting screen television sets so that we can see your
nalty. The big bad linebacker crushes the smiling face and your creepy little yellow rag.
ponent's quarterback and wags his finger at Keep 'em in your pockets and try to stay out of
n on the ground. Bweeeeeet! Here comes the game, OK?
e laundry basket and an unsportsmanlike Joe Palmer of Fernandina Beach writes regu-
nduct penalty., larly for the Neivs-Leader E-mail him at treysurf
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VOICE OF THE PEOPLE
Available romCommer e ilidrs
Hello, Ms. Donna Martin! You bring a resume
of substantial credentials in education. Assuredly
you have seen the politics of budgets and the
self-interested. My hope would be your experi-
ence would bring sensitivity to the children, par-
ents and the taxpayer, you would openly advocate
and defend our money, values, opinions, rights
and experience before the facade of some of your
fellow board members, the administration arid the
local papers; and you would be unabashed in
your representation for the aforementioned.
My hope would be you, as has the governor
of Alaska and vice presidential candidate Sarah
Palin, smashed your fingers somewhere in the
past that you may recognize the pain, needs and
recovered strength of many of your constituents
and their children. Our country and county has
been wrought with fraud, the self- interested and
corruption. Recent history has presented the
questionable and convicted from several areas of
our local elected officials. Yes, our little county has
experienced corruption under some of these
Welcome, Ms. Martin! Please serve us with
leadership and not simple agreement May God
bless you in your service!
Why Sarah Palm?
I try to understand a candidate's positions
and examine their record before I vote. With
this in mind, I have taken a look at Sarah Palin
("Maverick makes a risky choice for VP," Sept 3).
Here are some things you might not know that
could sway your vote.
You are for her if you believe that man is not
the cause of global warming.
You are for her if you think that billing the state
of Alaska a per diem for 312 nights she spent in
her own home is fair.
You are for her if it is OK for her to claim she
stopped the bridge to nowhere, when in fact she
campaigned for it and kept $100 million or more
of the money.
You are for her if it is acceptable to claim sell-
ing a plane on eBay for a profit, when it sold for
a loss somewhere else.
You are for her if you back her fight to keep
polar bears from being classified a threatened
You are for her if you think banning books is
a good thing.
You are for her if you believe killing wolves
from the air to boost caribou and moose herds for
hunters is appropriate.
Are you for her?
Election reforms need not be expensive to
be effective. The stranglehold that money has on
U.S. elections, the flaws that have allowed cor-
porate lobbyists to write regulations, is not only
due to the need for collecting campaign funds.
A lack of diversified solutions is typical of a
two-party system. The election reforms needed
to support a multiple party system are referred
to in the literature as "proportional representa-
tion" and "instant runoff voting."
Instant runoff voting allows each voter to
specify a first, second, third and fourth choice in,
say, a five-contestant race. Proportional repre-
sentation is like putting off the gerrymandering
step until last or not including it at all.
Experience in using these techniques are best
begun at the local election level. In most cases no
laws will need to be amended.
I wanted to know how it is possible for all
these trucks and vans doing house work to park
on the side of the road on South Fletcher block-
ing one's view of pulling out onto South Fletcher
from side streets. There are signs all up and
down South Fletcher that say,no parking and
they do it all the time. I'm sure they will say
"well, where are we supposed to park" but when
.I pull out quickly because I can't see it will be my
fault for causing the accident Not theirs because
they parked there. Do we just keep dodging bul-
lets until someone gets hurt or can we do some-
thing about it?
The ophthalmology gurus at Mayo tell me I
have "diminishing vision." I don't have to be told,
I am well aware of it.
I read about four books a week for most of my
adult life; when it became no longer easy, the
Federal Talking Books program became an
unmixed blessing. The cassette players are fur-
nished and shipped to and from by the govern-
ment at no cost to the recipient. The program is
,available for anyone visually impaired or who
has difficulty holding a book.
I have volunteered for some time to assist
persons who need the service get started. I have
an extra cassette player, cassettes, catalogs and
application forms and can personally walk you
through the process of using the equipment and
filling out your application. The form must be
certified by your physician or some profession-
al who knows of your condition. If getting to your
doctor or certifier is difficult the form is set up so
it can be mailed to them and they mail it to the
Talking Books program at Daytona Beach. Once
it is received your program can start within a
Loss of visiori is a terrible thing and I find it so
gratifying to help turn hours of emptiness into
enjoyment. Personally, I love the ability to move
around while listening to a book; we take them
when-traveling, my cupboards are cleaner, the
dog gets brushed more often,-it helps on sleep-
less nights and my husband may have better
meals because tasks go more quickly when lis-
tening to a good book.
Interestingly, I believe the books mean more
to the men than they do to the women; those
who were avid readers still say "thank you" once
The program is for those of us who need it, if
I can help, please e-mail me at amjumpl@bell
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12.2008 /. NEWS-LEADER
INTERFAITH DINNER NETWORK
The Interfaith Dinner Network hosted its first dinner on Sept. 4 at the Hope House in FernandinaBeach. St.
Michael's Catholic Churfh volunteers, above, provided the dinner for the homeless and others. Team leaders' were
Jan Smith and Celeste Amos, below left. Among the dinner guests were Jessica and Kyle, below right. Four
churches have stepped forward to provide dinners, including First Presbyterian, Memorial United Methodist and
St. Peter's Episcopal. Two more churches have also committed their efforts: The Journey Church and Macedonia
A.M.E. Church. The dinners initially will be offered on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. As more churches join
the effort, plans are to provide dinners four evenings each week.
CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONSIDD I
AARP lobbies for senior citizen.
benefits at the national, statewide and
local level .and is a social group with
service to others in mind. Meets 9:30
a.m. to noon the second Monday at the
Community Room at the Fernandina
Beach Police Department, 1525 Lime
Street Call John Megna 277-2143.
ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge
game on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and
Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Nassau
County Council on Aging, 1367 South
18th St, just south of the hospital park-
ing lot Partners can be provided. For
. information, call 261 8681.
The Amateur Radio Emergency
Society is looking for licensed ham
radio operators. All citizens interested in
amateur (ham) radio are invited to
monthly meetings from 7:30-9 p.m. the
first Wednesday of each month at the
Nassau County Emergency Operations
Center in Yulee. If you are interested in
any aspect of amateur radio involving
emergency preparedness in Nassau
County we invite you to contact Richard
Freeman, ARES emergency coordinator,
Nassau, at (904) 753-2612.
Amhelia Island Chess Club meets
from 2-5 p.m. the first and third
Saturday at Caf6 Karibo, 27 N. Third St,
Fernandina Beach. Call Dan Doulet at
Amelia Island Genealogical Society
for anyone interested in tracing their
ancestry meets the third Tuesday at 7
p.m. at the Community Room at the
Fernandina Beach Police station on
Lime Street Call Gloria Toomey at 491-
Amelia Masonic Lodge. #47 meets
every second and fourth Tuesday at the
Masonic Lodge located at 1101 S. 14th
St, Fernandina Beach. All Master
Masons are invited to attend. For infor-
mation, contact Gene Botts at 261-6394.
Orlando Avila, Worshipful Master. E-
mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Amelia Island Group of Narcotics
Anonymous for anyone needing help
dealing with drugs meets at 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursdays and Sundays; 6
p.m. Friday and 7 p.m. Monday at First
Assembly of God Church, 302 South
14th St Call 800-576-4357.
Amelia Island Quilters Guild meets
at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday from
September to June at the Woman's Club,
201 Jean LaFitte Blvd., Fernandina
Beach. Call Pam Wise at 321-4118 at
277-4505 or visit aiq.homestead.com for
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When Jesus sent His disciples across the sea
of Galilee, they had no idea what awaited them.
There are times when each of us faces
circumstances that can suddenly
become too much for us to handle alone.
Though you may feel you are alone, just as He
came to the disciples, He will come to you.
It was by His very presence that
the sea became calm.
Weekly Bible Trivia
Who was the man that God chose to take the place of Moses?
(nsower ftiound It this week' scripture tending)
Wed. Thurs. Friday Saturday
Josh. Josh. Josh. Josh.
1:14-16 1:17-18 2:1-3 2:4-7
Jessica Summerviel of
Jacksonville and James
Watkins of Fernandina Beach
will be married at 5 p.m. Sept.
20, 2008, at Five Points
Baptist Church in Fernandina
The bride-elect is the
daughter of Lisa Johnson of
Jacksonville and Joseph -
Summerviel of Adairsville,
Ga. The groom-elect is the
son of Herbert and Tammy
Watkins of Fernandina
Candace Martin of Amelia
Island and Bill Lawrence of
Virginia Beach, Va., will be
married Jan. 7, 2009, on
The bride-elect is the
daughter of Larry and Nancy
Mr. Watkins, Miss
Martin of Live Oak. The
groom-elect is the son of
William Lawrence and the
late Francis Lawrence of
.0 Lauren McCoy of Fernandina
Beach pledged Phi Mu at Georgia
Southern University, Statesboro, Ga.,
on Aug. 24, 2008.
McCoy is the daughter of Michael
and Teresa McCoy. .
She graduated from Fernandina --
Beach High School in 2008 and is a
freshman at Georgia Southern
McCoy plans on rpajoring in psy-
Al-Ainon Family Group, a ical and dental care and subsi-
support group for family dies that cover rent and utili-
members and friends of alco- ties to the needy in the com-
holics, meets each week at munity. It also operates the
the Alachua Club, 32 N. Third New to You resale store at
St. in Fernandina Beach at 11 930 South 14th Street
a.m. Sunday, Monday, Wed- Contact Carol Reader at
nesday, Friday and Saturday .321-2334. E-mail Barnabas
and at 7 p.m. Thursday. Call Center@comcast.net or visit
261-7175 or 261-1813. www.barnabascenterinc.org.
The Alzheimer's/De- A Bereavement Support
mentia Support Group for. Group meets from 5 to 6:30
Nassau County meets the p.m. the second Thursday of
third Thursday from 1:30-2:30 each month at St. Peter's
p.m. at the Council on Aging, Episcopal Church, 801
1367 South 18th St, Fernan- Atlantic Ave. Call Kathy
dina Beach. No pre-registra- Washburn at 491-1753.
tion is required and meetings Big Brothers, Big
are open to the public. Call Sisters seeks qualified adults
Ann Smith, R.N., at 261-0982. to mentor children one-on-
Ameicah Ccpr-,,r one in the conimunity and
Society services avaable'i school programs. Also need-
Nassau County include free ed are Little Brothers and
transportation to and from little Sisters who would bene-
cancer treatment; support fit from an adult mentor. Call
groups for breast cancer and 261-9500.
prostate cancer survivors and Bosom Buddies of
patients and a program that Amelia Island offers support,
teaches techniques to people education and friendship to
undergoing cancer treatment breast cancer survivors.
to help combat appearance- Meetings are the first Wed-
related side effects. Programs nesday at 5:30 p.m. in the
for men, women and teens. e Community Room of the
Volunteers are needed. Call Fernandina Beach Police
(904) 249-0022 or e-mail maria Department on Lime Street
email@example.com. Call Betty Armenti, 225-0067.
The Association for A breastfeeding support
Retarded Citizens of Nassau group meets at 10:30 a.m. the
County is the only nonprofit second Saturday at Nassau
organization located in Yulee, Baptist Medical Center dining
Florida providing Adult Day room two. Get information,
Training, Employment ', breastfeeding help, share
Opportunities, Personal Care ideas, meet other mnoms and
Services and Community have fun. The program is free
Inclusion for individuals with and pregnant women are wel-
developmental disabilities, come. Call Becky Doran at
Call Adrienne Talbert, execu- 845-2522. The program is
tive director, at 225-9355 or. sponsored by the Nassau
visit www.arc nassau.org. County Women, Infants and
Barnabas Center, 11 Children department For
South 11th St., Fernandina information on other classes
Beach, provides food, cloth" call 879-6377, Callahan, and
ing, household goods, med- 845-2660, Hilliard.
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FRIDAY, September 12.2008/News-Leader
Land mines, shovels and the
They were everywhere.
Land mines, that is. Who
would have thought that
such dangerous objects
would be so close to where people
live? I have to tell you, throughout
my life I've done a lot of difficult
things, but this one remains forever
stamped in my memory.
In just a few short moments, I
was going to have to walk through
the lush green grass that was hiding
the land mines in order to get where
I wanted to go. Unfortunately, I had
no choice; and all this while I was at
the impressionable age of around 12.
It's a wonder that the trauma didn't
mark me for life.
Now before you start thinking I'm
some courageous soul, I should
probably give you a few other impor-
tant details. To start with, the land
mines I was facing
were not the typical
kind you find on
most foreign battle-
fields. Actually, I
wasn't overseas at all
but right in my own
front yard. Yep, you
guessed it I was
designated as our
PL ITr family's official
Looking back on
it now it seemed that
Pastor our dog, Buffy, was
Rob Goyette "one of the most pro-
,lific land-mine layers
in our neighborhood and perhaps in
the entire world. You should have
seen me (though I'm glad you did-
n't). Complete with an upside-down
trash can lid in one hand, like a wait-
er serving dinner snacks, and a
el in the other hand, it was pret
hard not to been seen by those
drove by. It was such an embar
ing job. But, if I wanted to get c
with the important business of
ing out with my friends, I had t
it. Just thinking about the who]
thing brings back so many vivi
images and, unfortunately, smi
"Here's how to-do it," I can
hear my dad saying amidst all
explanations of what happens t
of these land mines if a lawn m
gets a hold of it "You just scoo
up, put it in the lid, then dump
the trash can," he'd say as if it:
wasn't that big of a deal.
Didn't he know the public e
rassment and social warfare I'E
to endure just to get the job do
Somehow, I think he did know
blessing of the Lord
a shov- his fatherly wisdom pushed me out Whether we're talking a
tty onto the battlefield anyway. The churches, our community,
who truth is the experience did more to country for that matter, it's
rrass- prepare me for real life than you pretty much the same. We
on might imagine. I know it seems silly blessed people, but if we dc
hang- but it's true. step up and deal with the in
to do Isn't it interesting how everyone stuff that comes our way, it
le likes to pet the dog, but no one wants long before we step in it; an
d to pick up the stuff? Proverbs 14:4 so.
ells. says it like this: "Where no oxen are, OK, I'm starting to soun
still the stall is clean: but much increase like my dad, but you knowN
his is by the strength of the ox." was right
to one Let me put it another way. If we Either way, if by chance
lower want all the benefits that come from yourself dealing with some
p it having God's blessing on our lives, unpleasant things, it's prob
it in we're going to have to take responsi- good time to stop and just g
really ability for cleaning up some of the thanks for all the blessings
messes as well. That's right; have.
ambar- God doesn't just give out blessings Robert L. Goyette is past
d have without requiring a little responsi- Living Waters World Outrea
ne? ability on our part; sounds pretty wise E-mail him at rgoy@livingw
and in to me. soutreach.org.
d a lot
The Promised Land
Church, 312 S. Eighth St.,
holds free Spanish and
English classes Thursdays
from 7:30-9 p.m. Sunday wor-
ship is from 10 a.m. to noon
and Bible study from 7:30 to 9
p.m. Wednesday. Call (904)
The Miracle Faith Church
of God, 87688 Roses Bluff
Road in Yulee, will sell barbe-
cue and fish dinners from 11
a.m. to 4 p.m. today. For deliv-
ery or to place an order, call
Sis. Estelle Green at 261-7374,
Sis. Franklin at (352) 348-8145
or the Rev. Franklin at (352)
348-8141 or 548-0046.
Church, located on the corner
of Ninth and Beech streets,
invites the community to its
annual Men's Day Service at
11 a.m. Sept 14. Come fellow-
ship and glorify God together.
Church begins a new Bible
study for adults, "Now That
the Kids Have Gone," Sept 14
following worship service. '
S-" f o c r -I )
This series of discussions and
studies will address issues of
mid-life marriage and parent-
Visit us in our new space at
96537 Parliament Drive for
Sunday services at 9:30 a.m.
For information visit
call (904) 432-8118.
New Vision Congregation-
-al Church continues its Living
the Questions study series
with "Restoring Relationships",
Sept 14 from 11 a.m.-noon.
Explore what the gospel story
teaches us about connecting
and forgiveness. living the
Questions continues Sept 21
and 28 with the topic "Where
is God when Bad Things
Happen?" New Vision meets
at 96074 Chester Road in
Each Sunday morning in
September at 10 a.m., New
Vision is exploring new and
creative worship styles All
are invited to join this explor-
atory time. Call 225-0539.
Teen Bible study
Amelia Island Teen
Community Bible Study will
study the Gospel of John start-
ing Sept. 15 at 6:3,0 p.m. at The
'Anchor, i,'xa and Centre .
streets. This is a non-denomi-
national Bible study open to
all teens in grades nine to 12,
meeting each Monday for din-
ner and Bible study. Call 491-
9849, 261-7658 or visit amelia
Parents looking for a night
out, childcare for children
ages 2-12 with pizza, drinks,
games and movies will be pro-
vided Sept 19 from 6-8:30 p.m.
at Fernandina Beach Church
, of Christ, 1005 South 14th St
"'Worship this 'week
at the pyCace
of your choice"
CHURCH OF CHRIST
lit her te the Bible is the Authority. Chrirr
ii the head f' the church, and the
members are simpl% Chrlstian
MeIts at the YMCA I-XI a I m -Wrship
1915 Curona Dr. II.iX a.m.-Sunday Sch.
For More Information, Call
George Williams at (924) 277-9675
Rev. Ray Ramsburg, Pastor
Every Sunday -
Traditional Worship: 8AM & 11AM
Contemporary Praise: 9:30AM
Children's Sunday School: 9:30AM
Nursery provided at all services
First Sunday Each Month ..-
Healing Prayer: 6PM
-11MII. A I IIJI [I. i
Across from Fort Clinch State Park
Churcfi iL",, ,....
Everyone is welcome
Rev. Robert Phelps
96537 Parliament Drive, Yulee
(Corner Old Nassauville Rd.)
Worship Service at 9:30 a.m.
P.arior Pat EPrat in
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VIOdr,,11, N.-h. lvc.i-hjp -
2712 South 14 Street
Femandina Beach. FL 32034
PRESENTLY MEETING AT
THE RIVER CHURCH
.720 SOUTH 8TH STREET
SUNDAY 6:00 P.M.
` ED COOR PASTOR
Sunday School 9 30 am
Sunday Worship 10.45 am
Wednesday AWANA 6 15 pm
Wednesday Bible Study 6 30 pm
941017 O1.1 FloSauO,Ie Iond *- ..our, Rd-107 SOuth
Fernondnao Beach FL 32034
RSVP to (904) 583-2049.
Donations will benefit Relay
New Vision Congregation-
al Church will hold a blessing
of the animals on Sept 21 at
i10a.m. All pets and people are
welcome. The blessing will be
held during an outdoor wor-
ship service followed by a
cookout and fun activities for
children. New Vision meets at
96074 Chester Road in Yulee.
9 N. 6th St. 261-3837
Worship Services 8:30 & 11am
Sunday School 9:45 am
Come Worship God In One of
Florida's Oldest Sanctuaries!
River of Praise
.l Worship Center
( I .. Pastor Larry Osburn
83410 SI Mark Drive
SYuree. FL 32097
Sur.day S.:no.-l.. .--- ..-----..- 0arr,
Sunday M.-,m.rg Worsnp-------- 10 30 am
Sunday Eenng Worr.ip ..........---6.30 pm
WeanOsaav Evenrng Worsn.p------7-30 pm
Spitr.i Fiied lfus,c and Preacrieng
at 10:30 a.m. and Yom Kipper
services on Oct. 9 at 10:30
a.m. Please call Lynda Larsen
at 32120210 or Debbie Price at
310-6060 for details.
Church begins choir
rehearsals this month in
preparation for a Christmas
Cantata, "Holy Night of
Miracles," which will be per-
formed Dec. 17. The
Providence choir will be
joined by singers from the
Nassau County are invited to
come to rehearsals at 7 p.m.
Wednesday at 96537
Parliament Drive. For infor-
mation visit www.providence
vulee.com or call 432-8118.
Five Points Baptist -- -nOS .
Church, 736 Bonnieview Never Forsaken
Road, invites you to join them The First Assembly of God
at 11 a.m. Sept. 21 as they cel- hosts "Never Forsaken" vehi-
ebrate 61 years. Homecoming cle reconditioning and detail- "
guests will be Charles and ing Monday through Saturday
Sharman Kircus, with musical from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at 302
guest Gary Tomlinson. Call South 14th St, Fernandina
261-4615. Beach. If your vehicle is in
JeWish High Holiday need of a facelift and a wash,
call (904) 430-7781 for a reser-
The Jewish Community of ovation. Ask for Jolyn Jones. A
Amelia Island will hold Rosh portion pf the proceeds will go
,Haga..eryj.es apAorlhy caseies. v-. :&,
m 'tIfinill illmllU i'll ilHl
Rev. Brian Ebumr Pastor I
Saturday Vigil Mass: 4pm & 5:30pm
Saturday 4pm Mass at Yulee United Methodist Church
Sunday Masses: 8:00 & 10:00am & 12 Noon -
Daily Mass: 8:30am Mon.,.Wed., Thurs. & Fri.
Holy Day Masses: Vigil 6:00pm: Holy Day 8:30am
Confessions: Saturday 3:15pm 3:45pm or by appt.
Parish Office: 904-261-3472; Fax 904-321-1901
Emergency Number: 904-27-6566,
alson ical l904-277.0550
FIVE POINTS BAPTIST
,MORE THAN A CHURCH. WE'RE FAMILY-
Sunday School .. ......9:45A.M.
Worsnip Service ...... ... 10SS5A M.
Discipleship Training .. .. .... 6.00P.M.
Evening Worship ... ....... 7:0OP.M.
Wednesday Fellowsnlp Supper .. 6:OOPM.
Wednesday Prayer Serce .. .. 700P.M.
736 Bonnilele Road acrosss from Sadler Rd )
904-261-4615 (church office)
a .4 4. m
Please join us for
Church School 9:30AM Worship 11AM
Wednesday Study 6:30PM
A1A & Christian Way, Yulee
225-5381 Rev. Mark Stiles
t SUNDAY WORSHIP
l'l- .' iNurserv Pro'idedi
t Adult Education Classes 8:00am & 10:30am
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New Website! Amelia Island Plantation
Outside the Main Gate
www.ameliachapel.com (904) 277.4414
A 1928 Prayer Book Pansh
The Rev. J. Michael Bowhay. Rector
Come Grow Wiln Us
S NEW ZION MISSIONARY
H BAPTIST CHURCH
10 South 10' Street
H 3 C Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
Rev. Jeremiah Robinson, Jr.Pastor
.i R ....-904-261-0010'
SUNDAY SCHOOL ......................9:30 AM
AMATTHEW .:9 SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP .........11:00 AM
WEDNESDAY YOUTH MINISTRY ........5:30 PM
WEDNESDAY PRAYER & BIBLE STUDY ..7:00 PM
Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Please Join Us for
at 10 00 a.m.
While We Build,
Worshiping in Burgess Chapel
1305 Atlantic Avenue
www holylrnilyanglican org
96362 Blackrock Rd., Yulee
Pastor Frank Camarotti
Sunday Morning Worship Services
Sunday School 9:15am
Friday 6:45 9:00 Awana
Worship Service 10:30 (Chlldrens Church)
Sunday p.m. Service 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service 7:00 p.m.
"Discover the Difference" at
Pastor: Dr. H. Neil Helton
Sunday Worship Service 10:30am
Bible Study -9am
Nursery provided for all services
Small group studies-Adults 6pm
Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pm
Preschool and Children Activities
961167 BUCCANEER TRAIL
Comer of Buccaneer Tr. & Gerbing Road, Femandina Bch.
For ore Information Call: 261-9527
First Baptist Church
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Ret /eff Oterion. Sr Ptasor
Sunday W.orshp 8. AM 1 I.i 15 1.VI
Sunday) Scho.:. 9 AM.1
Evening Wv.rihip 6 31 PMt
WednaJa, 5er'clc 6 30 PW.1
416 Alachua S. Fernandina Beach
010 Youth, Nursry &
Rob & Christie Goye 3212117
Senior Pastors On AIlAflmieffi stoff AMtA fselnd
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innom v Sty, ConlempoaayyMUS, CasaeiAlmosphere
Pastor Mike Kwiatkowski
Gathering for worship 10:45am"
at Yulee Elem. School
Cafetorum, 86063 Felmore Road & A1A
Small group bible study Sunday mom. @ 9:30am
Team Kid Sunday night @ 6:00pm @ Yulee Ballpark
Youth "Body Shop" Wed. @ 6:30pm 85968 Harts Rd.
Connectt'ng with Chit...Connecting with People.
Sunday School 9:30 am
Morning Worship 8:15am and 11:00 am
Sunday Evening 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 pm
Wednesday Youth JAM/Mission Kids 6:15 pm
Classes For All Age Groups Including Youth
Nursery Provided For All Services
Hearing Impaired Services Available
85971 Harts Rd., West 904-225-5128
Yulee, FL 32097 Fax 225-0809
FIRST MISSIONARY BAPTIST
20 South Ninth Street261-4907
Rev. Darien K. Boldea Sr., Pastor
The Chiurchin the
Heart of the City
With the Desire to be in the
Hearts ofAll People
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Memorial United Methodist Church
Nlaking discil)les of Jesus Chi-ist tliiou,,Ii N, ol'shil). st"(1 1. & sen ice.
601 Centre Street 261-5769
Brett Opalinski, Pastor
Traditional Family NN"orship ....... 8:30aiii + 11:00ani
Contemporary Worship ...... 9:45ani in Maxwell Hall
Youth Worship .............. 9:45ani in Youth Center
Sunday School for all ages ............ 9:45ani + I him
Middle School Youth (Wed.) ................. 6:30pni
Senior High Youth (Wed.) ................... 6:30pni
Open Hearts Open Nlinds Open Doors
The people of the United Methodist Church
Music programs and small groups available
Nursery services available for all services
Impact Your World
Pastor: Kalvin R. Thompson
10 am Bible Study
11 am Family Worship Service
86207 Felmor Road, Yulee, FL
(just offAlA & Felmor Road)
COMMUNITY HEALTH OUTREACH
The Coalition for the Reduction/Elimination of Ethnic Disparities in Health (CREED), in col-
laboration with local churches, Is planning to host a monthly seminar at the Peck Center focus-
ing on national health topics.
The first meeting, co-hosted with Prince Chapel AME Church, will be held on Sept. 25 from
7-8:30 p.m. in the Peck Center conference room and will spotlight prostate and colorectal can-
cer. Jim Jones, M.D., facilitator for the Man to Man Support Group in Nassau County, will
speak concerning the Importance of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test and a digital
rectal exam every year starting when you are age 50, or earlier if you are at high risk. He will
also talk about the Irnportance of colorectal cancer screening. Free HIV counseling and testing
will be offered.
CREED Is a community based organization whose mission is to raise awareness of risk fac-
tors for chronic and infectious diseases, increase access to health screening and diagnostic
services and promote lifestyle changes that may reduce the risks for these diseases.
In conjunction with the health care outreach. CREED plans to develop and endorse pro-
grams that encourage young people to complete high school and pursue higher education.
For more information contact Jennett Wilson-Baker at 321-2555 or William H.A. Collins at
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FRIDAY, September 12, 2008/NEWS-LEADER
HOME AND GARDEN BRIEFS
Keep Nassau Beautiful,
Inc. in partnership with The
announces that the Scott's
Landing Boat ramp as a new
additional registration site
for the 2008 International
Coastal Cleanup to be held
on Sept. 20 at 9 a.m. The
cleanup is the largest, one-
day, volunteer effort in the
world, organized to clean up
the marine environment.
Keep Nassau Beautiful, Inc.
is recruiting all volunteers,
individuals or groups, to
make this another successful
cleanup event. Those with
boats can make'an especially
strong impact along the river.
Main Beach, Fort Clinch,
Peters Point and now Scott's
Landing will be the registra-
tion locations for those who
wish to help clean up the
waterways of Nassau County.
Following the cleanup, volun-
teers will be treated to lunch
at Peters Point, sponsored by
Budget Busters BBQ.
For more information,
contact Todd Duncan at
Keep Nassau Beautiful, 261-
0165 or 1-800-977-0162.
On Sept. 26 and 27 from 9
a.m.-2 p.m. -the Fall Master
Gardener Plant Sale will
offer Master Gardener prop-
agated plants, select trees
and shrubs and "plant good-
ies" for your garden, includ-
ing custom painted planters.
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Speakers will include Nassau
County Extension Agent
Becky Jordi conducting a
session on "Growing Citrus
in your Backyard," Dickie
Anderson, "Attracting Birds
to Your Landscape," James
Loper from Reflections of.
Nature on "Native Plants,"
Priscilla Stapleton of the
Amelia Garden Center on
"Winter Annuals," and Linda
Van Beck on "Growing
For the first time the Master
Gardeners will sell
Melaleuca Mulch, an envi-
ronmentally sound mulch for
your landscape. Bring your
truck, and come early for the
best selections and speakers.
All proceeds benefit the
Nassau County Master
Gardener program and the
volunteer community proj-
ects they perform in Nassau
The plant sale will be held
at the Nassau County
Extension Service office on
Pages Dairy Road. For infor-
mation, call the extension
office at 548-1116.
James Loper, owner of
Reflections of Nature Garden
Center at 850688 US 17 in
Yulee, will talk about native
wildflowers for fall color at 10
a.m. Oct. 11.
The first 10 people will
receive free Florida wild-
flower seeds. For informa-
tion call the center at 225-
About 12 people including Peter Scalco, left, and Pam Scalco sat in for a demonstration of the uses and advantages
of rain barrels at a recent workshop by Reflections of Nature Garden Center owner Jame, Loper, right. Loper, who
uses a 55-gallon cistern at his business on US 17 in Yulee, explained the advantages of the devices, used for thou-
sands of years to "harvest rainwater." They can be used today to conserve water when irrigating a yard or house-
plants. One inch of rain provides 650 gallons of water for every 1,000 square feet of surface, according to Loper.
Learn about collecting rainwater at seminar
Q :I want to have a rain bar-
.rel to use for my rose
garden. I am interested in sav-
ing water but I have heard
that using water off the roof is
a bad idea. What should I do?
A .If you are like most of
.us, you are concerned
about water usage and the
limited about of potable water
available, especially with
increased commercial and
residential growth. Rain bar-
rels are a wonderful solution
for collecting water that would
eventually go right down the
street and into the retention
I have found many people
expressing the same concern
you have over water collected
from roof tops. There is some
literature about the possible
contamination from zinc, cop-
per and tin into water from
cedar, metal and asphalt roofs.
I was unable to locate any doc-
umentation regarding cumula-
tive effects of water from roofs
on plant growth. Obviously
this water should not be used
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to be little
applying it to
the roots of
ing to a publi-
GARDEN cation from
N Carolina State
Becky lordi Cooperative
We will be having a free
rain barrel demonstration at
the next "Landscape Matters."
The instructors will be two of
Nassau County's Master
Gardener volunteers, Paul
Gosnell and Bonnie Johnson.
It will be held at the UF/IFAS
Demoflstration Garden on
Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Q I have a wonderful area
.in my front yard with the
perennial Gaura planted in it
and love to watch the "sunny
butterflies" dance around in
the breeze. However, this year
my gaura has some sort of
scale. I pinched a piece of it
and put it on my scanner and
"have it attached. Each little
crusty scale has a very small
hole on the top for the insect
to come out of I guess. Please
let me know what this is and
how to treat it. JG
A .The photo was perfect
-l.for helping identify
which of the scale insects you
had on your gaura or Whirling
Butterflies. There are dozens
of cultivars of gaura but they
have been a favorite landscape
plant of Southern gardens for
years. Most are drought toler-
ant and love full sun.
The insect on your plant is
called fig wax scale,
Ceroplastes rusci. It resembles
a small turtle that can become
as large as the eraser on a
pencil. This insect is found on
a large number of ornamental
plants from impatiens to
palms. Some of the scale may
be dead already, especially if it
is dry and crunchy. But I ,
would suggest you mechani-
cally remove as much of them
as you can using a stick or
plastic spoon be careful not
to damage the stems. Then
apply horticulture oil any-
where you found the scale.
The plant may require addi-
tional applications to keep the
insect in check just follow
the directions on the label. It
is best to use Ultra fine oil,
which can be used all year
here in Florida. Do not apply
in the heat of the day,- it is
best used in the mid morning
or early evening.
You will have to be diligent
about scouting (checking) for
the return of these insects as
they reproduce rapidly. You
may prepare your own horti-
culture oil mixture by adding .
one tablespoon of vegetable
oil and one tablespoon of mild
detergent (not a degreaser) to
one gallon of water. Be sure
you shake the mixture well.
Could you please identi-
S.fy this plant for us? J &
A .Thanks far,oendling;,re a
. photo of your plant, it is
always easier when trying to
identify plants or insects. This
is a common beach and land-
scape plant here in Florida.-It
is called Crinum lily, Crinum
spp. There, are many cultivars
of this hardy plant and it has
become a common feature in
This plant tolerates full sun
or even partial shade and
prefers be grown in well
drained soil. Crinum lily can
tolerate periods of flooding '
and drought, acid or slightly.
alkaline soils. Crinum lily is
grown easily in all parts of
Florida, as well as south
Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas
and California, Similar to any
perennial, it may appear to die
in cold winter temperatures
but will quickly return during
warm spring weather. Crinum
lily is propagated by division
of tubers. White flowers are
borne in large clusters with a
very pleasant aroma.
Rebecca Jordi, UF/IFAS
Nassau County Horticultural
Extension Agent, is a Univer-
sity of Florida faculty member
Mail questions to Garden Talk,
c/o Rebecca Jordi, Nassau
County'Extension, 543350 US
1, Callahan) FL 32011, or e-
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.Boys & Girls Clubs offer
structured after-school pro-
grams for youth ages 6-18.
The hours are 2-7 p.m.,
Monday through Friday.
Staff and volunteers help
with homework, computer
classes, arts and crafts,
music and drama, sports
and games, teen programs,
health and fitness, garden-
ing, and life skills classes.
For further information, call
the Miller Boys & Girls Club
on Old Nassauville Road at
261-1075 after 2 p.m. for fur-
The Fernandina Beach
Middle School Band will
host its 3rd Annual Free Car
Wash Sept 13 from 9 a.m.-3
p.m. at the Kmart on Sadler
Road. Donations are accept-
ed. For more information
Middle School will hold an
Open House at 7 p.m. Sept
15 in the auditorium. For
information call 491-7938.
Writer s scholarship
Applications for the 2008
Amelia Island Book Festival
Writer's Scholarship in
memory of Christa Powell.
Walley are being accepted .
until Sept: 15.
The $1,000 scholarship
will be awarded to a student
who has ties to Nassau
County and plans to study
English, journalism or litera-
ture related fields. Applica-
tions are online at info@
bookisland.org. Mail applica-
tions to Jackye Rubin,
Committee, Amelia Island
Book Festival, P.O. Box 824,
Amelia Island, Fl 32035.
Nassaut'CountyTeen1 ; ,
Court will be held Sept 16 at
the Nassau County Judicial
Annex, 76347 Veterans Way
in Yulee. Sessions begin at 6
p.m. To participate as an
attorney, see coordinator
Charles Griffin. Volunteers
must arrive between 5:30
and 6 p.m. For information
call Griffin at 5484600.
Fernandina Beach High
parade and football game
will be held Oct 10 against
Interlachen. The lineup time
is at 3:30 p.m. and parade
time is 4 p.m. The theme
this year is "Pirates Go To
College." The community is
invited to join in, whether it
is a walking group, decorat-
ed vehicle or float. Call
FBHS at 261-5713 if you
would like to participate.
The Fernandina Beach
High School Class of 1998
reunion will be Oct 11. For
details, e-mail FBHS.Class.
email@example.com or visit
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The class officers of
Fernandina Beach High
School's Class of 1978
presented a tree to the
Page family on June 13
during the 30th class
A dwarf magnolia was
planted in the memorial
garden area at FBHS. The
tree was planted in loving
memory of J.C. Page,
son of Dr. David Page
and Kim Page.
Pictured at left, from
left are Laura Page and
Annie Page, Kim Page and
Dr. David Page. On right
from left are '78 class offi-
cers Robin Reynolds
Humphreys, Debi Mullis
Jones, Jimmy Rodeffer and
Ballroom Youth Academy
'The' Balhlr'oftYoth Academy,'under the direction of Felix Solis, competed.in the 2008 United States Dance
Cham16'slji iiO '?Oidna'.;The academy offers'frde lessons to stldiifiif ~iftfitr&iglicl2th' grade: All ofdthe' stu-
dents placed at the international competition. They ranged in age from six to 15.
At the competition, front row from left, above left, are Channing Perrett and Austin Conner; second row, Bryce
Chicklo, Harrison Kirkland, Mikaela Preble and Julia Hernandez; back row, Sierra Conner, Miguel Kronbach,
Jasmine Perrett, Riley Hall, Hector Vanlennep and instructor Felix Solis.
Highest placing couple from the Ballroom Youth Academy, Sierra Conner and her partner, Miguel Kronbach,
who came in third, pose with judge Mary,Murphy, above right. Murphy is also a judge on "So You Think You Can
Dance," a popular TV dance show.
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Micah's Place is holding "A
Future of Peace" art contest for
students in kindergarten
through 12th grade.
Express your idea of "A
Future of Peace" through your
art. Suggested ideas for your
art would be to include your
family, healthy relationships, or
how you show love for your
family members and friends.
Feel free to write a message on
your art about your feelings.
You can use crayon, water-
color, tempera, acrylic, magic
marker, pencil and chalk
(sprayed). No 3-D art, please.
Make it colorful. Fill up the ,
Twelve artists will be select-
ed to receive gift cards to Wal-
Mart and Chick-fil-A.
Selections of art will be dis-
played on Amelia Island at
Applebee's, Shoney's and the
Purple Dove Resale Center; in
Hilliard at the St John's Seafood
restaurant; in Yulee at the
Chick-fil-A and Boys and Girls
Club; and at libraries in
Bryceville, Callahan, Hilliard
Artwork will be collected
from schools on Sept 30, or you
can mail it to Micah's Place,
P.O. Box 16287, Fernandina
Beach, FL 32035, postmarked
no later than Sept 30. For entry
forms, call 491-6364, ext. 102,
and leave your name, address,
phone number and the number
of contest forms that you need.
The Nassau County School
District will hold a reception to
honor Jean Lamar of Callahan:
'"'Mql'dle School, the Floita
Department of Education
Teacher of The Year, on
Monday at the FCCJ Nassau
Technical Career Center in
Yulee from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Please RSVP by calling
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of
Northeast Florida (BBBSNEFL) has
children waiting to be matched with
mentors. Le6nard, a 6-year-old boy from
Nassau County is in need of a Big Brother.
Leonard.ls one of 20 boys and girls
waiting to be matched with a Big Brother
7 R.or Big Sister in Nassau County.
BBBSNEFL offers a School Based
.'-s. program, allowing theBig to see the
, -Little in school and a Community Based
program allowing the Big to see the
Uttle off of school grounds.
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teering, please call (904) 261-9500 to
speak with Erica Foster.
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12,2008
NEWS-LEADER / FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA
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Derrick Henry, above, scored all four touchdowns for
the Yulee Middle School football team Tuesday when the
Hornets hosted the Hilliard Flashes. Henry scored on
runs of 81. 7 and 23 yards and returned a kickoff near-
ly 75 yards for a TD. He also scored a pair of two-point
conversions. Henry rushed 16 times for 127 yards and
reeled in two passes for 51 yards, both thrown by Dalton
Bradley. Devonte Thomas, (No. 20) right top. chasing
Hilliard quarterback Jay Farris, intercepted a pass late
in the game to seal the victory, 28-26. for the Hornets.
Farris scored the Flashes' first two touchdowns and
Josh Smart scored the other two. Right, Yulee's Allen
Raybon (No. 52), who had five tackles and two sacks .on
the night, helps teammate Taylor Foote (No. 30) bring
down Hilliard's Josh Conner. Brycen Gagnon had four
stops and Henry had seven tackles on the night. Yulee
..(1-0) travels to Callahan Tuesday. Kickoff is at 6 p.m.
Jacqueline Shelly, a freshman at
Fernandina Beach High School, was
the medalist in Wednesday's win over
Bishop Kenny. Shelly carded a 38 to
lead the FBHS Lady Pirate golf team
to a 19-shot victory, 179-198, over the
Jillian Spencer shot a 42, Sarah
Beal a 48 and Kelly Maready a 51.
The Lady Pirates (3-1) hosted
Bolles Thursday. Their next match is
against Providence Sept. 23.
The FBHS boys (0-3) lost by four
shots to Bolles Tuesday. It was anoth-
er close match for the Pirates with
Bolles winning 158-162. Bryan Lloyd's
39 put him in a three-way tie for medal-
ist with a pair of Bolles golfers. Pearce
Fussell, Ben Edwards and Adam
Standish all had a 41 on the day.
'Tough start but all close match-
es," said Christina Steffen, the FBHS
' boys and girls golf coach. "The boys
are so close. They just need a few
more putts to drop for everyone."
The boys hosted Episcopal Thurs-
day. Their next match is Tuesday at
home with Trinity Christian. The
match starts at 3:30 p.m. at the
Fernandina Beach Golf Club.
Cat fight for ladies
Melinda McGrath (minus 2) took
first place in the game of the week, a
cat fight, for the Fernandina Beach
Women's G.olf Association Tuesday.
Kathleen Walker was second with
a minus 3 and Demi Milo and Linda
Scott tied for third with minus 4 in
the A Flight. B flight honors went to
Marge Stoddart, Jeannette Cayouette
and Anna Keay in a three-way tie with
a plus 3. Patsy Flynn was first in C
flight with plus 1; Samantha Havourd
was second with minus 3; and Sandy
Pardue and Wyn Adams tied for third
with minus 6.
In the D flight Jan Gay and Lettie
Laurent lied for first with plus 4. Sandy
Mortensen was third with plus 2.
Arthroscopy not for all
Q. Can you explain more about
a recent study I saw concern-
ing the effectiveness of knee
A. An arthroscopy of the knee is
a surgical procedure that
allows an orthopedic surgeon to
take a look inside your knee and
treat its internal problems. This is
done by making a few small inci-
sions on your knee and then plac-
ing a camera about the size of a
pencil inside the knee to take a
look around. This is commonly
done for treatment of tears of the
cartilage or ligaments and for treat-
ment of osteoarthritis. This is an
extremely common surgical proce-
dure and its benefits are well docu-.
Now, as I tell my patients,
arthroscopy is hot for everyone.
After a complete examination of the
knee and review of the X-rays, I
should be able to give you some
indication what your treatment
options are and what, if any, bene-
fits you can expect with surgery.
Other treatments include oral
medications, injections of cortisone
type medications or injections of
lubricating gel medications. If
these have not been tried first, they
should be considered.
If you have failed conservative
care, then surgery can be consid-
ered. During the outpatient proce- .
dure, cartilage tears can be
trimmed, loose bits inside the knee
can be washed out and chipped or
roughened bony surfaces can be
smoothed. The majority of my
patients who undergo a knee
arthroscopy are happy they did
and see improvement from the pro-
However, an arthroscopy would
not be expected to provide signifi-
cant improvement to those with
severe or end-stage arthritis. If you
are bone on bone and need a total
knee replacement, an arthroscopy
is not going to eliminate your
symptoms and this is something
that your doctor should discuss
New research from the
University of Western Ontario in
Canada backs this up. Recently
published in the New England
Journal of Medicine, this study
included two groups of patients
with severe osteoarthritis in the
knee. Group one received medica-
tion, weekly physical therapy and
home exercises. Group two got all
of those treatments plus a knee
scope and the results did not sur-
prise. An arthroscopy was of limit-
ed benefit in relieving pain in those
with the later
stages of arthritis.
,Again, we know
this, so this study
em really didn't reveal
anything that a
S-- have already dis-
cussed with you.
This study also
SPORTS showed that an
MEDICINE little to no benefit
on stiffness in the
GREGORY severely arthritic
SMITH, M.D. knee. I try to
....- make this clear to
them that "a stiff knee going into
surgery is a really stiff knee com-
ing out of surgery" and commonly
get patients.into physical therapy in
order to improve their motion and
strength prior to considering surgi-,
Study co-author Dr. Brian
Feagan, a professor at the Ontario
university, did support that
arthroscopy routinely benefits
patients with mild to moderate
arthritis and "particularly those
with a recent knee'injury and those
with a major cartilage tear."
Experts said the new studies
and other evidence show arthro-
scopic knee surgery still has a
place but shouldn't be done rou-
tinely for severe osteoarthritis.
I also feel there was some misin-
formation I discovered during my
research of this topic. One article I
read referencing this study report-
ed that "many U.S. health insur-
ance plans don't cover arthroscopic
knee surgery for people with mild
and moderate arthritis." I have
never found this to be the case.
Never. Arthroscopic treatments are
coveted by insurance providers
Again, while a knee scope can
provide excellent relief for some
patients, it is not for everyone. The
take-home message in all of this is
you should have a thorough discus-
sion with your doctor and under-
stand your diagnosis and treatment
options before considering any sur-
This column is written to discuss
issues regarding sports, medicine
and safety. It is not intended to serve
as a replacement for treatment by
your regular doctor Specific con-
cerns should be discussed with a
physician. Mail questions to Gregory
Smith, M.D., 1250 S. 18th St.,
Suite 204, Fernandina Beach, FL
32034. For appointments, call 261-
8787 or visit www.gsmithmd.com.
PIRATES VS. HORNETS
. -. .
PHOTOS BY BETH JONES/NEWS-LEADER
Clockwise from above left: Fernandina Beach High School's Caroline Garner and Hannah Whitfield get
airborne to block a hit from Yulee's Amber Zoller; YHS's Jennifer Pelham tries to block a Whitfield hit; a
smile from Whitfield; Anna Somora with a kill for FBHS; Yulee's Megan Bellar prepares to serve.
Pirates beat Hornets in
The Lady Pirates lost the first game
Tuesday to the Hornets but rebound-
ed to defeat the Yulee High School
girls volleyball team on their own
court, 14-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-21.
"It was such a battle all four
games," said Shannon Strumlauf,
Fernandina Beach High School girls
volleyball coach. "The score kept
going back and forth the entire match.
"Before the match, I told the girls
the winner of this match would be the
team who had the least amount of
errors. I was proud of our team for
stepping up and finishing the last three
games with good serves and great
Senior Hannah Whitfield led both
teams in kills with 21. She also had 14
digs and four blocks. Yulee's Caitlin
Armstrong and Jennifer Pelham had
seven kills apiece and Pelham, a 6-
foot-1 senior, also had seven blocks.
In assists, FBHS freshman setter
Caroline Garner had 38 and Yulee's
Gwenell Crawford had 27. Garner was
also credited with 15 service points
and a pair of aces. Crawford also had
Emmalee Bales and Katie Miner
also had two aces for Yulee.
For FBHS, Erica Rodriguez had 10
served points and 14 digs; Joncier
Smith had 13 kills and seven blocks;
Shelly Silva had 11 served points and
"I don't feel we played as intense as
we have in the past few matches, but
we were focused," Strumlauf said. "It
is hard playing a rival and winning at
their place. I know that I keep saying
it, but our determination to win defi-
nitely showed the character of our
"We have a good team and
Fernandina has a good team," Yulee
Coach Donna Jackson said. "A lot of
our hitters were just off."
Yulee defeated University Christian
25-14, 25-13, 25-22 Monday.
"Every game was a different rota-
tion," Jackson said. "We're trying to
find chemistry, what works best for us.
I really mixed it up."
Armstrong had eight aces and
seven kills, Crawford had 17 assists
and Pelham had three blocks for
Yulee and Fernandina were 2-1
overall (1-0 in the district) Thursday
heading into their respective matches.
Fernandina traveled to Ribault while
Yulee headed to Bishop Snyder.
Yulee hosts West Nassau Monday
and Ribault Tuesday. FBHS hosts
Hilliard Monday and Baker' County
Tuesday. Junior varsity matches are at
VOLLEY Continued on 13A
FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 12,2008 SPORTS News-Leader
Surf contest at the pier
The Eastern Surfing Association will hold a
surfing contest for new and existing members
Sept. 14 at 8 a.m. at the pier. For information,
call John and Tracy Williams at 277-2359.
Yulee Pop Warner
Yulee Pop Warner will hold its next board
meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Yulee
Sports Complex on Goodbread Road. For
information, visit www.yuleepopwarner.org.
The Hot Shot Hornet Shoot will be held
from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at Amelia
Shotgun Sports. In the corporate sporting clay
competition, four-member teams' entry fees
($300) are paid by a sponsoring business.
The individual competition ($75) is open to
anyone 17 years old and up. A youth division
(also $75) is for anyone under 17. Registra-
tion opens at 8:30 a.m. and the shoot starts at
9 a.m. Prizes will be awarded at 4:30 p.m.
Prodeeds benefit Yulee High School football.
Contact Connie, InZone Club president, at
225-2516 or John Woolley at Amelia Shotgun
Sports at (904) 631-1365.
Triathlon on island
Amelia Island will host its first triathlon, the
Atlantic Coast Triathlon at Amelia Island, Oct.
4. The event, which will be sponsored by
Gatorade, Open Road Bicycles and Hammer
Nutrition, will feature a 1.2-mile swim at
Femandina's Main Beach, a 56-mile cycle
along the coast and through the lisland's inte-
rior and a 13.1.-mile out-and-back run through
,Fort Clinch State Park.
The field will be limited to 800 participants
for the long course event and 200 for the
Olympic-distance "Ameliaman" event.
Register at www.atlanticcoasttriathlon.com or.
call DRC Sports at 352-637-2475.
New churchsoftMll league
A new softball league created exclusively
for church members and their families will kick
off in February and is being created by the
Springhill Baptist Church men's ministry. The
soon-to-be refurbished softball complex in
Nassauville will be home to the Family-Driven
Softball League. The first meeting is at 7 p.m.
Sept. 18 in the Family Life Center at
; Springhill. Call Emie Stuckey at 261-6083 or
10-and-under traveling baseball
Any players interested in joining a 10-and-
under traveling baseball team should contact
;:Sonny Winebarger at 225-8456. Players must
not be older than 11 by May 1, 2009.
Yulee little League
Yulee Little League will hold election of
officers at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Yulee
Sports Complex on Goodbread Road.
.-Questions, comments and suggestions-are
encouraged. Meetings are open to the public.
Back-to-School Beach Run
The inaugural "Back to School" Beach
Run/Walk will be held at Peter's Point Park
during outgoing tide Sept. 20 with check-in
starting at 4 p.m. and the run starting at 5
p.m. The event includes a 5K (3.1 miles) and
2K (one-mile) fun run/walk.
Entry forms are available at the following
locations: Kofe Hous, YMCA, Y Yoga, Red
Otter Outfitters, First Coast Community Bank,
First Federal Savings Bank of Florida, VyStar
.,'Credit.Union, Club 14, all schools in Nassau
County, the second floor office of
Communities in Schools at the Peck Center
,.and on line www.ameliaislandrunners.com.
: Students are required to pre-register for
$10; adults $15 until Sept. 13 ($20 after-
wards). Sponsors are available for students or
families who would like to participate but can-
not fund the ent-y fee. This race is open to
everyone. The school from Nassau County
with the most participants will receive a prize
of $1,000. All entrants will receive food, good-
ie bags and prizes.
Proceeds benefit CIS, a non-profit organi-
zation dedicated to helping students succeed
in school, graduate and prepare for a produc-
tive life. Call CIS at 321-2000.
Kinderstudios offers adult Zumba class-
Ses. Call Alexandra Carroll at 415-0954.
Zumba with Toni is at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday
.,at Anytime Fitness, 463646 SR 200 Suite 4 in
Yulee. Visit www.anytimefitness.com.
.* Instructor Jackie Norton will be teaching
Zumba fitness classes at A Chance To Dance.
Classes are Monday nights. Call 753-3407 or
email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Kristen Conner teaches Zumba Mondays
:at 6:30 p.m. and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. at
Bean School of Dance. First class is free. Call
The McArthur Family YMCA, 1915 Citrona
Drive in Femandina Beach, is offering several
programs through November. Pre-registration
is not required but encouraged.
Free volleyball will be held today, Oct. 7
and Nov. 14 with warm-up from 6-6:15 p.m.
and play from 6:15-7 p.m. for ages 8-10 and
warm-up' from 7-7:15 p.m. with play from
7:15-8 p.m. for ages 11-14.
Free indoor soccer is Sept. 19, Oct. 14
and Nov. 21. Warm-up is from 6-6:15 p.m.
with play from 6:15-7 p.m. for ages 4-7.
Warm-up is from 7-7:15 p.m. with play from
7:15-8 p.m. for ages 8-12. .
Kids Night Ofit for ages five and up is Oct.
3 and Nov. 7 with organized games in the
pool from 6-7 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and
organized games in the gym from 7:30-8 p.m.
Pee is $5 per member ($10 per non-member).
Skate Night is Sept. 26 and Oct. 21.
Children ages 4-7 participate from 6-7 p.m.;
children ages 8-12 go from 7-8 p.m. Dinner
for all ages is from 7-7:30 p.m. No skate-
boards allowed. Bring your own skates. Cost
is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.
Contact Niki Stanford at 261-1080 or visit
Great Gator Shootout
The Nassau County Gator Club and
Amelia Shotgun Sports will hold the first Great
Gator Shootout on Sept. 13. This event, fund-
ed by local supporters, raises scholarship
funds for Nassau County high school stu-
dents selected for admission to the University
of Florida. The event is a shotgun competition
using clay birds. Skeet and trap competition
will also be available. This competitive event
will be hosted by world champion and Amelia
Shotgun Sports Club pro John Woolley.
Visit www.AmeliaShotgunSports.com or
nassaucounty.gatorclub.com. Call Woolley at
(904) 631-1365, Clyde Davis at 261-2848 or
Tommy Roberts at 277-4111.
FitKidz atAnytime Fitness
FitKidz is a fun, age-appropriate fitness
class for children ages 4-11. FitKidz Jr. (ages
4-7) is Mondays at 3:30 p.m. FitKidz Sr. (ages
8-11) is Mondays at 4:30 p.m. The fee is $55
per child and includes six Monday sessions.
Stop by Anytime Fitness oh A1 A in Yulee. Call
699-5408 or e-mail email@example.com.
Outdoor fitness programs
Personal Best Sports is offering fitness
programs this fall for all levels. Yoga and core
training is Mondays at 5:30 p.m. or Thursdays
at 7 a.m. Better biker program is Sundays at 8
a.m. Learn from a seasoned triathlete and
cyclist on how to become more confident and
more knowledgeable about biking, including
increasing speed, rules of the road, how to
' change a flat and more.
Learn to run is Tuesdays at 6 p:.m This
eight-week program is designed to take you
from the start line to the finish line safely and
successfully. Walk/run is OK too and all
beginners are welcome.. No speed is too slow.
Half-marathon training is Saturdays at 8 a.m.
Train for the February 2009 Breast Cancer
Marathon in Jacksonville with group runs,
custom,training schedules, a training shirt,
weekly support and more.
OutFIT outdoor fitness training is weekday
momings and evenings. Join the team any-
time once, twice or three times a week -
for sports conditioning and whole body work-
outs to help you lose weight, tone up and gain
strength, endurance, speed and overall fit-
Kettlebell training is Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Kettlebells are the latest form of resistance
and strength training without heavy barbells
and machines. Using a weighted "bell," you
will build strength and power throughout your
entire body with natural, fluid movements
safely and effectively.
Visit www.PersonalBestSports.net or call
Deborah Dunham at (904) 624-0027.
Fernandina Beach High School is now
accepting nominees for its 2008 Hall of Fame
class. Criteria for alumni and former staff
include excellence in athletics, one's trade or
profession or as a member of society in the
form of community service or leadership. This
year's class will be inducted at the FBHS
homecoming Oct. 10.
Check the alumni section at www.fernan
dinahigh.com or at the school. Contact Rob
Hicks at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A stretch and strengthening class meets
Wednesday at 8 a.m. and is primarily done
on a physioball. Pilates classes meet
Monday at 10 a.m. and Fridays at 8 a.m.
Tuesday's yin class meets at 4:30 p.m. This
class is gentle yoga for those who have
injuries or are coming back from an injury. It is
a more restorative and rehabilitation class.
Yoga core ball meets at 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday. Focus is on cardio conditioning,
balance, strength and flexibility, utilizing the
physioball and light weights. Beginner yoga
classes meet Wednesdays and Fridays at 9
a.m. This class is open to all levels of yoga.
Yoga for Longevity meets Thursdays at 5:30
p.m. This class is structured to the older
adults to experience how yoga can help slow
the aging process and enhance physical per-
formance and well-being.
Regular beach yoga classes meet at the
Scott Road beach access at 8 a.m. Monday
and Fridays. Y Yoga has basic yoga classes
throughout the week. Senior and student
rates. Call 415-9642.
Yoga for adults is offered at Kinderstu-
dios, 528 S. Eighth St., Fernandina Beach.
Teachers Teri Daggett and Shannon Kelly will
offer hour-long classes on a donation basis
(suggested donation is $5-10 per class). Kelly
teaches at 7:30 p.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday. Daggett teaches at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday and 11 a.m. Saturday. Call 321-.
2864 or 415-3036 for information.
Amelia Mind/Body Fitness offers yoga
classes at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center. Hatha yoga is Thursdays at 6 p.m.
Gentle, calm yoga is at 11 a.m. Wednesday
(sign up in advance). Group classes (four) are
$32 for city residents, $35 non-residents.
Drop-in fee is $8 for residents, $9 non-resi-
dents. A six-week discount is available.
Private yoga sessions are $25 or four for $80.
Beach yoga classes are also available. Call
Anna Battista at 583-8471, e-mail abdragon
email@example.com or visit www.ambfitness.com.
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.
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 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. Cost
is $8 per class, $30 per month or a package
of 10 classes that never expires for $60. Call
277-3663 or visit domehealingcenter.com.
HITTING THE WATER
PHOTOS BY RENEE JOST/SPECIAL
Yulee High School's Irena Quails, above, swims Tuesday during a meet at the Atlantic
Avenue Recreation Center, hosted by the Fernandina Beach High School swimmers. '
Quails came in fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke and third in the 50-yard freestyle.
Fernandina Beach High School's
Amanda Stein,, left top, took
third place in the breaststroke
and was a member of the first-
place 200-yard freestyle relay.
Teammate Dakota Lawrence,
left, was first in the 100-yard
free and swam with the first-
place 200-yard medley relay
team. FBHS's Aly Kaywork,
above, was first in the 50-yard
freestyle and also on the winning
200-yard freestyle relay team.
FBHS's Brennan Barry, left, took first place in the 50-yard freestyle and first in the
100-yard breaststroke. Teammate Kasey Gunther, right, took second place in the 200-
record. That will come Oct 7 Ashley Schwartz recorded two
VOLLEY From 12A when the Lady Hornets travel kills.
5:30 p.m. and varsity at 6:30 to FBHS. Yulee's junior varsity defeat-
p.m. with the exception of the The Lady Pirate JV squad ed University Christian 25-15,
Yulee-Ribault match. Only the defeated Yulee 25-20, 25-16 25-15 on Monday. Allison
varsity plays and the match Tuesday. Leah Bales had four Sorkness had four aces,
starts at 5:30 p.m. aces, six kills and two blocks for Schwartz had eight assists and
Tuesday's match didn't Yulee. Teammate Ashley Bales was credited with six kills
count toward the district Powers had three aces and and a solo block.
The U-14 Amelia Island were Michael Koppel (two), Cutajar, McCranie and Ladd.
Gunners, coached by Dan Cameron Synder, Alec Coach Dan said the team
McCranie, opened the fall Cutajar, Tanner Callaway, was off to a good start and
2008 recreation season with a Nathan Fischer, Daniel was happy with their play.
11-0 win over the Westside McCranie (two), Eric Ladd Next game is at Earl
Blue Bombers Sept. 7. (two) and Riley Hall. Getting Johnson in Jacksonville
Scoring for the Gunners assists were Austin Meadows, Saturday.
2008 SPORTS SCHEDULES
FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL Oct. 13 at Fletcher 6:30 Sept. 24 WEST NASSAU 3:30
Varsity Football Oct. 16 TRINITY CHRIST. 5:30/6:30 Sept. 25 Episcopal (site TBA) 4:00
Sept. 12 at Bishop Kenny 7:30 Oct. 21 BISHOP SNYDER 5:30/6:30 Oct. 1 at Bolles 2:30
Sept. 19 at Baldwin 7:30 Oct. 23 at West Nassau 5:30/6:30 Oct. 4-5 October 4-Ball
Sept. 26 BRADFORD COUNTY*' 7:30 Oct. 27-31 District tournament Oct. 9 at Bishop Kenny 3:00
.Oct. 3 at Keystone Heights* 7:30 Oct. 13-14 District tournament TBA
Oct.:10 INTERLACHEN' (H/C) 7:30 FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL Oct. 20-21 Regional tournament TBA
Oct. 17 at West Nassau' 7:30 Volleyball Oct. 27-29 State finals
Oct. 24 BOLLES* 7:30 Sept. 15 HILLIARD 5:30/6:30
Oct. 31 at Ribault* 7:30 Sept. 16 BAKER COUNTY 5:30/6:30 YULEE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Nov. 7 YULEE* 7:30 Sept. 18 at Bishop Snyder* 5:30/6:30 Volleyball,
SDistrict 3-2A games Sept. 23 at West Nassau' 5:30/6:30 Sept. 15 at Callahan Middle 5:00
Sept. 25 at Baldwin* 5:30/6:30 Sept. 18 at Baker County Middle 6:00
FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL Sept. 29 MIDDLEBURG 5:30/6:30 Sept. 22 FERNANDINA BEACH* 3:00
Junior Varsity Football Sept. 30 BOLLES* 5:30/6:30 Sept. 24 LAKESIDE JR. HIGH 5:00
Sept. 18 BISHOP KENNY 7:00 Oct. 2 EPISCOPAL 5:30/6:30 Sept. 29 at Hilliard Middle 5:00
Sept. 25 at Camden County 5:30 Oct. 7 YULEE* 5:30/6:30 Oct. 2 CALLAHAN MIDDLE 5:00
Oct. 2 WEST NASSAU 7:00 Oct. 8 at Retctler 5:30/6:30 Oct. 6 BAKER COUNTY 5:00
Oct. 8 BOLLES 7:00 Oct. 9 BALDWIN 5:30/6:30 Oct. 9 at Fernandina Beach* 3:00
Oct. 16 CREEKSIDE 7:00 Oct. 13 at Hilliard 5:30/6:30 Oct. 16 COUNTY CHAMPION. 4:30
Oct. 14 WEST NASSAU 5:30/6:30 In-school game
YULEE HIGH SCHOOL Oct. 16 BISHOP SNYDER 5:30/6:30
Football Oct. 20' at Baker County 5:30/6:30 YULEE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Sept. 19 at Matanzas 7:30 Oct. 23 TRINITY (seniors) 5:30/6:30 Football
Sept. 26 WEST NASSAU 7:30 Oct. 24-25 at Lake Gibson tourney TBA Sept. 16 at Callahan Middle* 6:00
Oct. 3 at Bolles 7:30 Oct. 28-31 DISTRICT TOURNAMENT Sept. 23 at Fernandina Beach* 6:00
Oct. 10 RIBAULT 7:30 *District game Sept. 30 at Hilliard Middle* 5:30
Oct. 17 at Interlachen 7:30 Oct. 7 CALLAHAN MIDDLE 6:00
Oct. 24 at Bradford County 7:30 FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL Oct. 14 FERNANDINA BEACH 6:00
Oct. 31 KEYSTONE HEIGHTS 7:30 Girls Golf Oct. 21 Conference playoff
Nov. 7 at Fernandina Beach 7:30 Sept. 23 Providence (site TBA) 4:00 Oct. 28 Conference championship
Nov. 14 BISHOP SNYDER 7:30 Sept. 24 BISHOP KENNY 4:00 *Division games
Oct. 2 ORANGE PARK 4:00
YULEE HIGH SCHOOL Oct. 4-5 October 4-Ball FERNANDINA BEACH MIDDLE
Volleyball Oct. 9 at Bishop Kenny 3:15 SCHOOL
Sept. 15 WEST NASSAU 5:30/6:30 Oct. 13-14 District tournament TBA Football
Sept. 23 at Trinity Christian 5:30/6:30 Oct. 20-21 Regional tournament TBA Sept. 16 at Hilliard 5:30
Sept. 26-7 at Keystone tournament Oct. 27-29 State finals Sept. 23 YULEE 6:00
Sept. 30 BALDWIN 5:30/6:30 Sept. 30 at Callahan 6:00
Oct. 2 BOLLES 6:00 FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL Oct. 7 HILLIARD (homecoming) 4:30
Oct. 7 at Fernandina Beach5:30/6:30 Boys Golf Oct. 14 at Yulee 6:00
Oct. 9 at Episcopal 6:30 Sept. 16 TRINITY CHRISTIAN 3:30 Oct. 21 Conference playoffs
Oct. 11 at Keystone tournament (JV) Sept. 18 at Providence/Creekside 4:00 Oct. 28 Conference championship
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FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 12, 2008 SPORTS News-Leader
Boating skills course
The Coast Guard Auxiliary
at Amelia Island will be con-
ducting a six-week boating
course starting Sept. 23 and
ending Oct 30. The classes
will be held Tuesdays and
Thursday from 7-9 p.m. at
the Amelia Island Lighthouse
in Fernadina Beach.
This course is excellent
for both the beginning boater,
who needs to understand the
fundamentals of boating, and
for the experienced boater,
who may be in need of a
refresher. The basics of boat
handling, weather, navigation,
electronics, use of radios and
rules of the waterways are
some of the subjects that will
be covered. The enrollment
fee is $35 and textbook mate-
rials will be provided.
For information, contact
Tom Pippin at 491-6285 or e-
net. For information on boat-
ing safety classes, visit Flotilla
14-1 website, http://cgaux7-
The Nassau County 4-H.
Safety and Education in
Shooting Sports Club meets
at 6 p.m. Monday. Locations
alternate between the shoot-
ing range and the multi-pur-
pose building located next to
the extension office at the
fairgrounds in Callahan.
The program provides a
positive experience for youth
and promotes the safety and
ethical use of firearms.
Enrollment in 4-H is required,
but simple and free.,
Youth must be at least 10
years old. Call Allison Haga at
The United States Coast
Guard Auxiliary needs volun-
teers. It is composed of uni-
formed non-military volun-
teers who assist the Coast
Guard in all of its varied mis-
sions, except for military and
direct law enforcement
These men and women can
be found on the nation's
waterways, in the air, in class-
rooms and on the dock.
most of which are free, in-
clude boat crew and coxswain
(small boat operator) vessel
examiner, boating safety class
instructor, public affairs,
marine visitor and others.
Applicants must be a U.S. citi-
zen, at least 17 years old and
pass a basic background
check. There are no upper
age limits or height or weight
standards (although boat
crew must perform certain
tasks). There are no mini-
mum service hours.
Flotilla 14-01 meets at the
Amelia Island Lighthouse
facility once a month and its
patrol boats assist other
boaters on local Georgia and
The Nassau Sport Fishing
Association meets the second
Wednesday of each month at
7:30 p.m. and the fourth
Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the ,
Ten Acres Kraft Athletic
Club. Membership is open to
the public. Call 261-9481 or
Nassau Bassmasters is
associated with the BASS
National Federation and the
Florida BASS Federation and
meets the third Thursday of
the month in Yulee. Member-
ship is open to anyone at least
16 years old. Call Bob Schlag
at (912) 729-2282 or Billy
Kittrell at 225-0267.
Hunter safety course
Anyone interested in tak-
ing a hunter safety course
should call Dr. Jim Hicks at
(904) 556-2462 after 6 p.m;
The classes are free and
take a week of evening class-
es and a Saturday class.
Applyfor turkey hunt
The Florida Fish and Wild-
life Conservation Commis-
sion is accepting 2009 special-
opportunity spring turkey
hunt applications. The dead-
line is midnight Oct. 14.
Apply at www.wildlife
license.com, county.tax col-
lectors' offices or at any
license agent A random
drawing decides who will
receive the coveted permits.
PHOTOS BYTERRY IACOSS/SPECIAL
Fishing from shore at Fort Clinch should produce nice catches of flounder this weekend.
Tides perfect for flounder fishing
"We caught a bunch of flounder," Bill
Pittman said while competing in last
weekend's FLW Redfish Tournament
held from Fernandina Beach. "I also
talked with a lot of fishermen who also
caught more flounder than redfish."
This weekend flounder fishermen
should find a perfect tide, with a high
tide arriving in Cumberland Sound at
7:47 a.m. and a low tide
at 1:44 p.m.
Key flounder spots
include the footsteps of
Fort Clinch, Tiger
Basin and the rough
shoreline running from
the Fernandina Port to
Fort Clinch. Both the
river and ocean sides of
ON THE the St. Marys south
jetty rocks should also
WATER hold flounder during
TERRY the falling tide.
Finger mullet will be
LACOSS schooling at the
mo. uthsof small feeder
creeks during the first
of the falling tide. Position your boat at
the mouth of a small feeder and toss a
five- to six-foot cast net over nervous
areas of the water's surface.
Look for some of the best redfishing
action this weekend to come when the
tide is running. The middle of the falling
and the middle of the incoming tides
have been producing the best redfish
action. During the recent FLW Redfish
tournament, some of the best action was
experienced during these exact same
tides while casting dark plastic lures like
the Exude "Dart." Work mud bottoms in
between oysterbars during a running
tide. In-line spinners have also been
working well for redfish in recent days.
Sea trout have been running in the
David Seibert is pictured with his son, David, and his nice Amelia Island
Amelia River, particularly in the deep
turn at Intracoastal Waterway marker
buoy No. 29. Fish the high outgoing tide
while working a plastic chartreuse-col-
ored curly tail, rigged to a,1/4-ounce jig
head slowly along the bottom.
Offshore fishing should produce
excellent bottom fishing action this
weekend for grouper and red snapper at
FA fish haven. Fish on the bottom with a
double-hook setup while barbing a fresh
local squid on the top hook and a chunk
of cut Boston mackerel on the bottom
hook. There are numerous rock ledges
located at FA fish haven. For best
results, mark the ledge with your fish
finder, then anchor just up current of'
the ledge and fish on the up current
side of the bottom structure.-
The News-Leader encourages local
anglers to submit photographs of their
catches. The News-Leader will publish
them in this space on Fridays, E-mail
photos to bjones@fb newsleader.com, mail
them to P.O. Box 766, Fernandina
Beach, FL 32035, or drop them by the
office at 511 Ash St. in Fernandina
Beach. Contact Beth Jones at 261-3696.
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For the News-Leader
( ne of the most popu-
lar writers of interna-
Berry, will be a featured
author at the Oct.. 2-4 Amelia
Island Book Festival.
event will be
held at St.
pus at the
Berry as headliners will be
Louis Bayard, New York Times
Notable Author Louis Bayard
and award-winning novelist
Berry has six books in
print, The Amber Room, The
Romanov Prophecy, The Third
Secret, The Templar Legacy,
The Alexandria Link and The
The Venetian Betrayal is
the latest in a series of Cotton
In 323 B.C.E., having
conquered Persia, Alexander
the Great set his sights on
Arabia, then suddenly suc-
cumbed to a strange fever.
Locating his final resting
place unknown to this day -
remains a tantalizing goal for
both archaeologists and treas-
Now the quest for this
coveted prize is about to heAt
up. And Cotton Malone -
former U.S. Justice
Department agent turned
rare-book dealer will be
drawn into an intense geopo-
litical chess game.
Berry lives on the Georgia
coast. He still practices a little
law, and also serves as one of
five members of the Camden
BOOK Continued on 2B
She's in the 'low'
Author shares insight on wellness and transformation
HEATHER A. PERRY
"I'm an intensely curious person,"
said Tara Meyer-Robson when asked
how she decided to write The Flow: 40
Days to Total Life Transformation.
"I noticed that most people seem to
have the same kinds of experiences and
patterns and even diseases come into
their lives again and again no matter
what they do or how they try to make it
stop and I wanted to know why this
It appeared to Meyer-Robson that
there was a clear relationship between
the kinds of patterns and experiences
that were in a person's life and the types
of painand disease that manifested. Five
years of research went into the book
and Meyer-Robson is in the process of
presenting the scientific discoveries she
made while preparing to write it.
"I just knew there had
to be a connection'... and -r.- r
that once that connection i -
was made, I could help a 'r
lot of people change their
lives dramatically." -
Local yoga teacher Teri
Daggett of Island
Rejuvacations praised The
Flow as "uplifting, posi-
tively inspiring and com-
pletely transformational in TA| Mt ER6Rc
every sense of the word."
"Not only does Tara explain her
research and experience in such a way
that anyone can understand," said
Daggett, "she also leads her audience to
places above and beyond the average,
everyday habits, lifestyles and relation-
ships that weigh down the spirit, mind
The Flow-Factor Test in the book
allows readers to define negative self-
beliefs obstructing their growth. The
.book offers instruction on how to over-
01f./ believes it is her mission
w "to reach out and show as
many people as possible
how to create amazing,
healthy, struggle-free lives,
changing the world by
changing the individual."
come these limitations and re-
B.ON tune their minds to a new direc-
tion by using a series of steps
specifically designed to target their own
personal way of learning.
"I wanted to offer people a personal-
ized action plan that they can use based
on their individual personalities and apti-
tudes. I wanted it to.be easy and user-
Meyer-Robson encourages readers
to re-take the Flow-Factor Test again
after the 40-day period to define changes
and recognize the neural pathway shifts
that have taken.place during the trans-
'She leads her audience
to places above and beyond
the average, everyday
habits, lifestyles and
relationships that weigh
down the spirit, mind
YOGA TEACHER TERI DAGGETT
In addition to writing, Meyer-Robson
is a nationally recognized motivational
speaker, radio show host and CEO and
creative director of The Flow, a compa-
ny "dedicated to helping individuals,
companies and health care organizations
achieve success and wellness with ease."
Blogtalkradio.com hosts two radio
shows by Meyer-Robson: "Getting in
The Flow with Tara: Life Transforma-
tion," which airs Mondays at noon, and
"The Flow: 40 Day Transformation
Challenge" Wednesdays at 8 p.m. The
call-in number is (646) 200-4713.
Like many residents, Meyer-Robson
and her husband, John, fell in love with
Amelia Island while visiting.
"We had been considering moving
to Charleston, S.C., (from Ohio) but
when we got here, we looked at each
other and said, This is home.'"
The couple shares their Amelia Park
residence with their canine companion,
a Cairn terrier named Chester.
Meyer-Robson's next workshop will
be Oct 26-29 at Amelia Island Plantation.
To take a free Flow Factor Test, visit
her website at flowwithlife.com. Contact
Meyer-Robson directly at (877) 855-
Aifielia Coffijinmunity Theatre presenit, 4'
'Anybody for Murder?" at 8 p.m. Sept
19, 20, 25, 26, 27 and Oct. 1, 2, 3 and.
4, with a matinee at 2 p.m. Sept 28. A
special benefit performance Sept. 23 at
8 p.m will benefit Joy to the Children.
Tickets for that performance are $20 :
and available from any JOY board mem-
ber or by calling 491-6146 or 556-
9188. "We are most grateful to ACT for
their kindness and generosity," said Toni
D'Amico, seated second from left, a Joy '
to the Children board member. Cast and
crew are, standing from left, Judy
Tipton, Jim Tipton, Jim Hestand, Linda
Godek and Linda Chastine. Seated from
left are Kaci Couch, D'Amico, Susie Q
and her owner Karen Harper and Linda
McClane. Not pictured is cast member
Joe Parker. "Anybody for Murder" is set
on a Greek island, where Max plans to
murder his wife and live with his girl-
friend. When distant relatives arrive with
news that his wife is a beneficiary to a
fortune, those plans change and soon
everyone is bent on murder.
Dr. Benjamin Carson visits
with a young patient at Johns
Hopkins Hospital, where he'
is head of pediatric neuro- "
to speak here
A melia Island will host
2008 Presidential Medal
of Freedom recipient
. benjamin S. Carson Sr.,
M.D., on Oct. 17. '
SThe world renowned director
of pediatric neurosurgery at
Johns Hopkins Hospital will be
featured at the second annual
Boys & Girls Clubs Speakers
Forum to be held at The Ritz-
Carlton, Amelia Island. The
Friday evening gala fundraiser
also features a cocktail recep-
tion, sit-down dinner and silent
In awarding the Presidential
Medal of Freedom (the nation's
highest civilian award) in June,
the White House stated that
Carson's "groundbreaking con-
tributions to medicine and his
inspiring efforts to help
America's youth fulfill their
potential have strengthened our
nation." He is also a highly
regarded philanthropist, motiva-
tional speaker and author.
Carson had a childhood
dream of becoming a physician.
Growing up in a single parent
home in Detroit in dire poverty
with poor grades and low self-
esteem made this a genuine
challenge. When Carson was in
fifth grade, he was considered
the "dummy" of his class. He
had a temper so violent that he
would attack other children,
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The Waterwheel Art Gallery launches its new
season by featuring local favorite, Mary Borshard,
who has won many prestigious awards for her
-------- watercolor paintings.
S' Although known for her
still life work. Borshard
has an impressive artis-
tic range in genre and
: media.The Waterwheel
also introduces a new
artist for the gallery, Mary St. Germain. Both
artists employ a palette that is soft and inviting.
The opening reception is Thursday, Sept. 18 from
4-7 p.m. at the Waterwheel Art Gallery, 5047 First
Coast Hwy., Fernandina Beach. Call 261-2535.
FRBS AT M ARET
Ms Christine's will now have a
variety of sprouts and freshly cut -i
herbs at the Fernandina Farmers
Market. Low in calories and high
in key nutrients, sprouts include.
ing alfalfa, broccoli, mung bean
and zesty blend are great for
many dishes, soups, salads, sand-
wiches and stir fries. She also offers freshly
picked herbs including basil, thyme, rosemary,
chives and more.
The Fernandina Farmers Market, open every
Saturday from 9 a.m.-I p.m., features farm fresh
produce, freshly baked breads, jellies, relishes and
marinades, desserts and a wide selection of
plants. The market is located at Seventh and
Centre streets. Call 491-4872 or visit www.fernan
The Museum of Contemporary Art. 333 North
Laura St., Jacksonville, presents Sound Effects:
Roots Revisited at 2 p.m.'
Sept.14. In the second con-
cert of the series, you will be
treated to a variety of 20th
century classical composi-
tions inspired by folk music.
The concert will be informal,
educational and fun for all tastes and ages. Don't
miss this unique performance. For additional
information visit www.mocajacksonville.org.
DOG PARK DAY
Dog owners are invited to bring their dog to run,
play and swim. Bring yourself to enjoy lunch,
music and fun on Sept. 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost is a $20 donation to Project CHANCE.
The event will be held at Dog Leg Productions,
95512 Arbor Lane, off Old. F,.
Nassauville Road. Project
CHANCE is a charitable organi-
zation dedicated to providing
an assistance dogto children
with autism in Northeast
Florida and Southeast Georgia.
For more information call 491-0414 or visit
The FCCJ Library at the Betty Cook Center in
Yulee is hosting "A Painter's World." an exhibition
of oil paintings by Karen McFadyen, through
Sept. 30. The exhibit
includes works from
McFadyen's Artist at Work
Series. Studio Tools
Series, Tree Series and
Plant Series. All of the
paintings are oil on canvas.
McFadyen has received
many awards for her paintings and was recently
honored by Volunteer Jacksonville for her contri-
butions to the arts in our area. The Nassau Center
is located at 76346 William Burgess Blvd., Yulee.
Call 548-4467 for information or directions.
Submit items to Sian Perry, firstname.lastname@example.org
OUT AND ABOUT
The public is invited to join
Seth Atkins and his family
at Chick-fil-A in Yulee from
5-8 p.m. tonight for the 6th
Annual Buddy Walk to raise
money and awareness for
those who have Down syn-
drome. Chick-fil-A will donate
a portion of money spent that
evening to the DSAJ in the
name of Team Seth.
Children from all area
dance schools who love to
dance are invited to an Open
Call Audition at
Academy, 528 S. Eighth St.,
on Sept. 13. Children 7-9
audition at 11 a.m. and ages
10-13 and older at noon. The
dance team will perform at
community events, starting
with the Fiesta de Santa
Maria Sept. 20 on Third Street
in downtown Femandina
Beach. All practices are free
and all events are free.
The Dale Hair Benefit &
Poker Run will be held Sept.
13, with registration starting at
11 a.m. at the American .
Legion Post 54, Atlantic
Avenue and 11th Street,
The benefit will begin at
3 p.m. at the Kraft Athletic
Club, 961023 Buccaneer
Trail, Femandina Beach.
There will be food, music, a
raffle, silent auction and 50/50
drawing. For complete infoi-
mation call Kym at 321-0107.
All proceeds will help with
Hair's medical expenses. He,
is in the hospital with a broken
back following a motorcycle
accident on Aug. 10.
Serenity Hair Salon will
hold a Silent Auction, Tag
Sale and Bake Sale on Sept.
13 to support Kim Pauley and
her family during a difficult
time. Donations of products
and services may be brought
to Serenity Hair Colour and
Design, 1403 Park Ave., Suite
B, no later than 2 p.m. Sept.
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County Board of Commission-
&-s. He's been writing since
1990, and thdugh-hirundfid .
graduate degree was in politi-
cal.science, it was Berry's
interest in history that led
him to writing international
suspense thrillers. All of his
12. Contact Heather Burris at
583-8730 or 321-3454 for
Morocco Shriners 18th
Annual Fall Arts & Crafts
Festival will be held on Sept.
13 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and
Sept. 14 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
at the Morocco Shrine Center,
3800 St. Johns Bluff Road
South. Admission is $3 for
adults and kids under 12 are
free. For information call (904)
642-5200, ext. 10.
The McArthur Family
YMCA, 1915 Citrona Drive, is
hosting a silent auction
through Sept. 15 to raise
money for its Share the Y
campaign. Items donated
from local artists and busi-
nesses will be on display in
the front lobby for people
throughout the community to '
bid on. All proceeds will bene-
fit the "Share the Y" campaign
and assist those in Nassau
County to build a healthy spir-
it, mind, and body. For infor-
mation call 261-1080 or visit
Amelia Island Plantation's
Relay for Life Team has part-
nered with Amelia slander
Magazine,'Zgraph and Pam
Bell Photography to hold a
Kids Cover Contest. Visit
est for the rules.
The contest is for children
up to 12 years of age arid
entry fee is $10 per child.
People will vote online for the
cutest child at $1 per vote.
Deadline for submissions is 5
p.m. Sept. 15. Voting will end
at midnight Oct. 2. The winner
will be announced Oct. 3 and
receive a professional photo
shoot with Pam Bell
Photography and be on the
cover of the November Amelia
The Nassau County
School District will hold a
reception to honor Jean
Lamar of Callahan Middle
books have been New York
Times, USA Today and Publi-
sher's Weekly bestsellers. His
books appear in 43 countries
Nearly 7 million copies are
in print worldwide.
SAnew book, The
Charlemagne Pursuit is due to
be released in Deceinber.
FRIDAY, September 12, 2008 LEISURE News-Leader
Film festival spotlight
The Amelia Island Film Festival takes place Sept. 25-28 at
four venues: the Fernandina Woman's Club, the Peck
Center, Florida House Inn and the Palace Saloon.
The festival is excited to be screening two different but
highly acclaimed films that were both Official Selections at
the Tnbeca Film Festival this year. "A Powerful Noise" is a
compelling documentary of the personal journeys of three
courageous women in three different parts of the world. Co-
producers are Sheila C. Johnson, co-founder of Black
Entertainment Television, and Scott Thigpen of Unify Films,
Georgia. This film is scheduled for both Friday and Saturday
at 1 p.m. at the Woman's Club.
"Darius Goes West: The Roll of His Life" will be screened
at the Palace Saloon Banquet Hall on Saturday evening only,
with appearances by the entire cast and its 18-year-old film-
maker, Logan Smalley of Athens, Ga., on his birthday. This
award-winning film has taken the festival world by storm from
Ojai (Audience Choice) to Palm Beach International, includ-
ing coverage on the "Ellen Degeneres" and "Today" shows.
Tickets for individual screenings will be sold at the door for
$10, cash or check. Festival passes also are available.
Individual passes are $100, founding member individual,
$75, couples, $150, and students under 24 with valid ID, $45.
The Friday evening gala at the Florida House Inn is $25 with
a cash bar. For information contact AIFF at (904) 355-1110.
The complete schedule with special events, panel discus-
sions and over 20 screenings is available at www.ameliais
.School, the Florida Depart-
ment of Education Teacher of
The Year, on Sept. 15 at the
FCCJ Nassau Technical
Career Center in Yulee from
3:30-5:30 p.m. Please RSVP
by calling 491-9949.
Information Exchange pres-
ents "Women's Health:
Issues and Answers" featur-
ing Barbara Lamp-Peeples of
North Florida OB/GYN -
Yulee, on Sept. 18 from
noon to 1 p.m. in the David
Yulee Room at the FCCJ
Betty P. Cook Nassau Center,
76346 William Burgess Blvd.,
This program is free and
ooen to the public; Brown-
ments, UBS Financial
Services, will talk about com-
munity issues from a financial
perspective. All men are invit-
ed. Tickets are $14 in
advance and $17 at the door.
For reservations, call Bob
Keane at 277-4590..
Sept. 19 is National Pirate
Day and here on'Amelia
Island the Council on Aging
Adult Day Healthcare pro-
gram will celebrate starting at
10:30 a.m.; decorating the
facility and making pirate out-
fits. The Femandina Pirates
Club will help celebrate,the
event and the public is invited
and welcome to come
dressed like a pirate, tgo.
baggers are welcome. For The Amelia Island
'information call 548-4467 in Museum of History Will wel-
Yulee or at 277-7365, come Deon Jaccard and
Femandina. Susan Little as the guests of
** honor at the Sept. 19 Third
The Men's Newcomers Friday on Third Street pro-
Club of Amelia Island will gram. Both women were
hold its first luncheon meeting hugely instrurriental in the
for the 2008-9 year at the museum's early years and
Femandina Beach Golf Club helped turn it into the thriving
at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 18. cultural center that it is today.
Speaker Steve Nicklas, The program is from 5-7
News-Leadercolumnist and p.m. Jaccard and Little will
first vice president-invest- share their experiences and
their contributions will be hon-
ored as their names are
added-to Heritage Hall. The
program is free and open to
Berry will speak at a spe- the public.
cial forum at 3 p.m. Oct. 4 at * *
the St. Peter's campus. Creative Memories
Alf events are free except Croptoberfest Scriaplok-
for the Literary Luncheon. ing Event will be-held Sept-
For information on free 19 from 6-11 p.m. and Sept.
events and tickets for the 20 from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at
luncheon write to info@book First United Methodist Church
island.org, go to www.book in Brunswick, Ga. Cost of $35
island.org or call 491-8176. includes attendance gift,
prizes, meals and snacks and
help from Creative Memories
consultants. Shop from inven-
tory and new products. Day
only prices are available.
RSVP to Amy Jo Marasco at
261-0554 or amarasco@bell
The 49th Annual
Morocco Shrine Circus is
coming to town Sept. 20 at 10
a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. and
Sept. 21 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m.
and 7 p.m. at the University
of North Florida Arena, 4567
St. Johns Bluff Road South.
Tickets are $12 for general
seating and available at
Morocco Shrine Center, 3800
St. Johns Bluff Road South,
just south of Beach Boule-
vard, or from any Shriner.
The Terpsichorean Club
invites you tO enjoy a night of,
dancing to the music of The
Daily News Band at the
Woman's Club, 201 Jean
Lafitte Blvd., from 7:30-11:30
p.m. Sept 20. The theme is
"School Daze." The club will
be accepting small gifts of
school supplies from mem-
bers and guests to be donat-
ed to schools. Guest fee is
$35 per couple. BYOB. RSVP
to Margaret at 261-9717.
The second annual
Fashion Show, Silent
Auction & Luncheon to ben-
efit Gerri's Corner, a local
non-profit resource center for
ladies with cancer and their
families, will be held Sept. 25
at 1 p.m. at St. Peter's
Episcopal Church, Bums
Hall. Tickets are $25 in
advance and $30 at the door.
They may be purchased in
advance at Fifi's Fine Resale,
1853 S. Eighth St. For more
information, call 277-0099 or
More than 200 quilts of all
sizes and shapes will be on
display. Admission is $3 per
person. For information or to
learn how to enter a quilt, call
Kelly Green at (386) 397-4478
or visit www.FloridaStat?
HAWKE, the Humane
Association of Wildlife Care
and Education, Inc.
announces the 11th annual
"Dinner for the Birds" to
benefit HAWKE's mission of
wildlife rescue, rehabilitation
and environmental education.
The dinner will be held at 7
p.m. Oct. 24 at the Raintree
Restaurant on San Marco
Boulevard in St. Augustine.
Call' (904) 692-1777 for reser-
vations. Donation is $60 ($65
after Oct. 1).
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia
Island has partnered with fit-
ness guru Patricia Moreno of
New York's Equinox fitness
club and personal develop-
ment expert Laurie Gerber to
present a weekend workshop
at the resort Nov. 7-9, "Design
Your Life: A Life You Love in a
Body You Love."
Northeast Florida residents
may participate, excluding the
two-night stay, for $575. Call
(800) 241-3333 or visit www.
Enjoy "Trivia with
Maggie" on Fridays at 7:30
p.m. at the Fernandina
Beach Yacht Club, 604 North
14th St. Eat, drink, win prizes
and listen to music while you
improve your memory and get
smarter. The event is free and
open to the public.
The Council on Aging of FILM/THEATER
Nassau County will host its.
Sunset on the Marsh fifth "Moon Over Buffalo"
annual fall gala on Oct. 5 runs through Oct. 5 at the
frqm 5:30-9:30 p.m. at Alhambra Dinner Theatre,
Amelia Island Plantation 12000 Beach Blvd., Jackson-
with cocktails, dinner, enter- ville. Alhambra is offering a
tainment and a silent and live buy one ticket, get one free for
auction featuring an original new reservations made on or
oil painting by Milt Shirley. before Sept. 14. All patrons
Tickets are $100. For'informa- need to do is mention the
tion call 261-0701, ext. 117. News-Leaderwhen booking
* their reservations. For tickets
The Amelia Community and show times, call (904)
Theatre's Guild will host a 641-1212 or visit www.alham
Ladies Night Out from 7-9. badinnertheatre.com.
p.m. Oct. 14 at Amelia *
Community Theatre, 209 The Jacksonville
Cedar St. Symphony Orchestra begins
The evening will feature its 2008-9 season with a fully
entertainment including skits, staged production of "West
music and dance just for the Side Story," a collaboration
ladies. Tickets are $15 per with the Alhambra Dinner
person and include a compli- Theatre, celebrating 50 years
tentary gi&l df Wiriti.'-T ie~o 6his classicAmencan musi-_
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the guild, with refreshments way revival. Performances are
and a cash bar for additional Sept. 19 at 8 p.m., Sept. 20 at
drinks. For Reservations call 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sept.
261-6749. 20 at 2 p.m, in the Moran
* Theater of the Times-Union
The Stephen Foster Folk Center for the Performing
Culture Center State Park will Arts.
celebrate the 20th anniversary For tickets and information,
of the Suwannee River Quilt call (877) 662-6731 or visit
Show and Sale Oct. 17-19. jaxsymphony.org.
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having only a was followed by medical
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other saw Michigan. Today, Carson is a
and his brother fail- full professor of neuro-
and determined to surgery, oncology, plastic sur-
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tinues to perform innovative
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In addition to pediatric
neurosurgery, Carson also
has a special \interest in
severe facial pain in adults
and co-directs Johns Hopkins'
Carson holds more than 50
honorary degrees and sits on
the boards of numerous
organizations and corpora-
tions. In addition to receiving'
the Presidential Medal of .
Freedom, Carson has been
9 named by CNN and TIME
magazine as one of the
g a nation's 20 foremost physi-
cians and scientists. In 2006,
the NAACP gave him its high-
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As a philanthropist,
SCarson is president and co-
founder of the Carson
Scholars Fund, which recog-
nizes young people of all
backgrounds for exceptional
academic and humanitarian
accomplishments; the fund
has awarded over 3,400 schol-
arships since its inception. He
also co-founded Angels of the
OR, which provides assis-
tance to families with non-cov-
ered medical care expenses
involving both adult and pedi-
Throughout the school year,
he also makes time to share
* his story with groups of
school children in Johns
Hopkins Medicine's largest
In addition to his medical
practice and efforts to '."
improve the lives of America's
youth, Carson is also the
author of four books, includ-
ing the recently published
Take the Risk: Learning to
Identify, Choose and Live with
Acceptable Risk, and is in con-
stant demand as a public
He has been married for
over 30 years to his wife,
Candy, and is the father of
"We are indeed fortunate
to have Dr. Ben Carson as our
keynote speaker," said Bill
Gower, president-elect of the
Boys & Girls Clubs of Nassau
County. "His message of per-
severing, overcoming obsta-
cles and becoming the best
one can be is at the core of
what we strive to offer Nassau
County youth through our,
two local Boys & Girls
In addition to being part of
the Boys and Girls Clubs sec-
ond annual Speakers Forum
Friday evening, Carson will
give a professional address
earlier in the day at Baptist
Medical Center Jacksonville.
Lead sponsors to date for
Carson's visit and the Boys &
Girls Clubs benefit are The
"Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island;
Baptist Medical Center
Nassau; and Miller-Trevett,
Inc., with additional financial
support provided by Nemours
Children Clinic in
The Boys and Girls Clubs
Speakers Forum at The Ritz-
Carlton, Amelia Island begins
at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17.
Tickets are $125 per person.
Sponsor opportunities for
tables of 10 are available at
$10,000, $5,000, and $2,500.
Overnight and weekend room
packages are being made
available by The Ritz-Carlton,
Amelia Island. For informa-
tion, call the Boys & Girls
Clubs of Nassau County
Foundation at 261-8666.
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THE NASSAU HUMANE SOCIETY Is
looking for a Shelter Director with good
leadership and management skills.
Candidate myst have a passion for
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and communication skills along with
the ability to manage and control
expenses. Must have good organi-
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Volunteers and the Public. Great
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animal care experience and commit-
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Send your resume to:
c/o Nassau Humane Society
PO Box 16090
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32035
PHYSICIANS OFFICE needs Medical
Receptionist. Some experience pre-
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ADVOCATE Flexible hours Including
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possible full time in future. EOE. P.O.
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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.
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 pre-
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#21, Femandina Beach, FL 32034. Fax
NOW HIRING TV Satellite Installers.
Must have truck & 28' ladder plus hand
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DRIVERS NEEDED -.GO'Wi ng- special'
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Companies desperately need employ-
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THEE CHARLTON COUNTY SCHOOL
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Please contact the Charlton County
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ADVANCE REHABILITATION is an
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Position requires a strong work ethic,
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candidates should submit resume to
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S 601 Garage Sales I
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Yulee. 8am-12pm. Hand decorated flip-
flops, multi-family sale, clothing,
household items, & baby items.
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601 Garage Sales
MOVING SALE 86137 Santa Barbara
St., Yulee (Lofton Oaks). Washer, dryer,
twin bedroom complete, garden tools,
tables, misc. Fri. 9/12 & Sat. 9/13,
YARD- ALE Sat. 9/13, 8am-? 86315
Meadowwood Dr., Yulee, in Meadowfleld
3 FAMILY GARAGE SALE Fri. 9/12
& Sat. 9/13, 8am to 2pm. 86170 Oak
Tree Lane, Yulee, off A1A. Kitchen &
household items, lots of bedding, throw
pillows, mattress pads, home decor,
some furniture, books, some clothes,&
much, much more. Follow signs.
ESTATE SALE Reduced prices..
Books, ehusehold goods, full bed,
French Provincial.queen bedroom suit
& dining room suit w/pad. Sat. 9/13,
8am-? Inside. 130 N. 19th St. (904)
GARAGE SALE Furniture, electronics,
glassware; antiques, collectibles,
Halloween decorations, more. 1333
Forrest Dr., across, from Harris Teeter
supermarket. Sat. & Sun., 9am-? Rain
HUGE YARD SALE Sat. 9/13, 8am-
12 noon 97158 Long John Trail,
Pirates Woods. Many children's & baby
FRI. & SAT. 9am-2pm. Misc. house-
hold Items. 1930 Highland Dr.
LG HOME LIFETIME COLLECTIONS -
Antique spool bed, cherry din rm w/8
chrs, 2 leaves,, china, buffet. Roll top
desk, elegant mahogany twin beds,
chairs, table, chairs, glass, sofas, tools,
garage full. 3110 Big Pine Dr., Egans
Bluff. Fri & Sat, 8am-2pm.
MOVING SALE Everything must go,
1 yr. old fridge, dining table, weight
set, misc. Fri. & Sat., 7am-12pm. 862
Parkview Place East (by high school).
MULTI-FAMILY SALE Sat. 9/13,
9am-3pm. Great upgrade' items,
lighting, faucets, paint, king bed, TV,
exercise equip., kid's stuff, furniture, &
more! 2625 Blackbeard PI., by Rec
YARD SALE Many lawn items, home
accessories, & all types of kid things.
23982 Flora Parke Blvd. Sat. 9/13,
DUE TO OMISSION of day for last
week's sale, we are reducing all
merchandise this Saturday, 9am
please. Items include sofa, sofa bed,
rocker recliner, household goods, much
more. 901 Barnwell Rd. (904)277-1662
2-FAMILY YARD SALE Sat. 9/13,
8am-? Corner of N. 18th & Broome.
Clothing, bed, household items,
movies, DVD's, furniture, bedding. Too
much to list.
AMELIA PARK at 1905 Field St.
Sat. 9/13, 8am-noon. Tons of toddler
toys: Dora, Fisher Price, books, stuffed
MASSIVE PARKING LOT SALE! -
Everything must go. Also, silent
auction/bake sale to raise funds for a
family in need. Furniture, clothes,
household items, bike....Serenity park-
ing lot beside FCCB at 1403 Park
Avenue, Fnd Bch. Saturday, September
13th from 7:30am till 4pm. Rain or
602 Articles for Sale
AMANA BOTTOM FREEZER
REFRIGERATOR 22" white, 3 yrs
old, great cond. $400. (904)415-1451
2 ANTIQUE SPACES available at
Eileen's Art & Antiques, 702 Centre St.
FOOSBALL TABLE good' condition.
$150. (904)491-0031, cell (904)753-
3929 :. ..,
BEAUTIFUL SECTIONAL SOFA Be
Blessed. Fall color. Chaise lounge/
recliner. Ottoman, pillows included.
DONATE VEHICLE Receive $1000
grocery. coupon. Noah's Arc. Support,
no kill shelters, research to advance
veterinary treatments. Free towing, tax
deductible, non-runners accepted.
JAGUAR FOOTBALL TICKETS FOR
SALE Sept. 18, vs. the Houston
Titans. Club seats, Sec. 235, Row F.
S 609 Appliances
Matching Refrig. & Range Almond
& black color combo. Each 10 yrs old,
but in exc shape! 'Selling together for
$400/OBO. Need to sell by 9/19. Buyer
responsible for pick-up. 261-9623
610 Air Conditioners.
HEAT/COOL Window units & ice
machines, used all sizes w/warranty.
Repairs to central &* window AC's,
refrigerators & freezers. Kish's (904)
1615 Building Materials
METAL ROOFING Buy direct from
manufacturer. Over 20 colors in stock,
several profiles to choose from. Quick
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498-0778, (888)393-0335. www.Gulf
619 Business Equipment 802 Mobile Homes
RESTAURANT CLOSED All equip-
ment for sale. Bargain priced. (904)
2004 CUB CADET RIDING MOWER -
46 inch cut, 22 horsepower, bagger,
mulch. New $2100, sell for $750/OBO.
S 624 Wanted To Buy
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701 Boats & Trailers
YAMAHA 115 BOAT Galv. trailer.
Must sell,'$2700/OBO. Before 9am or"
after 6pm call (904)412-5707.
GREAT DW w/1680sf. Large kitchen
& dining room. Wood burning FP &
laminate flooring. On 1 acre lot. Asking
$115,900. Call Lauralyn Lewis at 206-
1059, Nick Deonas Realty, Inc.
BLOW OUT SALE All model homes
must go! Best prices anywhere w/furn.
READY TO MOVE IN Several new
homes all set up on one acre lots.
86079 PAMELA RD. Small 2BR/1BA
mobile home on nice treed one acre.
Currently occupied. A steal at $75,000.
Nick Deonas Realty, Inc. 277-0006
OWNER FINANCING w/5,000 down.
No credit check. 95035 Tori Tr., 4/3 exc
cond on 1 acre 120K. 95149 Tori Tr..
3/2, late model home w/tile floors -
110K. 85461 Owens Rd. Ig 3/2 (1720
sq ft) 1 acre, exc cond. 115K. 85431
Lonnie Crews, Ig 3/2 (1532 sq ft) on 1
acre w/.barn 115K. Call 206-1578.
1804 Amelia Island Homes
NATURES LANE Lg 2BR/2BA
charming & clean w/garage & W/D
hookups. Close to beach. Ready for
move-in. $195K. (904)556-1663
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ON ISLAND HOME Small 3BR/1BA
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location. Nice lot. $139,000. Call (904)
FOR SALE BY OWNER Fernandina
Beach. LR, DR, kitchen, den, garage,
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BY OWNER Deep water private,
secluded, gated community on Altamha
River near Jesup. One acre plus
$60,000. 100 $49,900.All build-
able on medium to high bluffs. Water,
electric, & private boat ramp. Excellent
hunting & fishing. Beautiful & pristine.
Tom Schuh (912)279-0232.
TIDAL CREEK LOT .77 acres in
Jordan's Cove Subd. off Blackrock Rd.
Ready for custom home. $140,000.
RENT TO OWN $500 down, no
_08f__f d__/Yule interest. 2 & 3 BR Units available In
808 Off Island/Yule trailer park. Call (904)310-6840.
3BR/2BA MEADOWFIELD BLUFF -
$199,900. $3,000 bonus to the referral
source at signing. Please call (904)
LARGE LOT near Kingsley Plantation
& Big Talbot area. Borders state park.
Reduced for quick sale. $149,000.
Ocean View Lot Come watch the
dolphins from this gorgeous lot at 3800
block of S. Fletcher with direct beach
access. Owner is licensed realtor.
$429K. Call John (904) 206-0817.
ONE ACRE LOT for sale. Will
appraise at $75,000. Will sell for
$59,000/OBO. Blackrock Rd. (904)
810 Farms & Acreage
HILLIARD 9 acres cleared. Great
pond sites. Great for horses. Call (904)
BY OWNER Live here & have
business. 400.0sf warehouse w/1000sf
finished living area in back. 'Unlimited
potential. 505 S. 9th St. (904)321-
814 West Nassau County
HOUSE FOR RENT/SALE Owner
financing available. 1700 sq. ft./I acre
land. Hilliard, FL rural area. Call
S 817 Other Areas
BEST KEPT SECRET IN SO. GA. St.
SMary's River Access. One acre lot in
Charlton Co., GA. $36,000.(904)261-
SO. CAROLINA low country hunting/
recreation tracts for sale. Close to 1-95
in Bamberg, CO. Peaceful/secluded &
loaded w/deer, turkey, hogs & timber
value too. 42ac 85ac 120ac 235ac
- 500ac 73ac, all on the Little
Salkahatchie River. Roads, game plots.
Stands, new, ready to hunt. Priced
below market. Call now-(803)826-6033
(Brokers protected). ANF
Rocky Mountain Log Cabin 35+
acres w/log cabin $289,900. Access to
1000's acres of Federal rec. land.
Private setting w/Ponderosa Pines.
Minutes to world-class fishing &
hunting. 1 hour to skiing. Call
(866)OWN-LAND x4264. ANF
851 Roommate Wanted
SHARE HOME in Fernandina. $100
per week plus deposit. Responsible
individuals only apply. Please leave
ROOMMATE WANTED to nar,. a
clean, 3BR/2BA house close -.:. btacr,
$525/mo. + $250 security 1s..:":-,
includes utilities and wirel r.'.L
RENT OR BUY Owner finance.
2BR/2BA SWMH on 1 acre in Blackrock
area. Small down, $775/mo. Terms
STATIONERY RV FOR RENT Weekly
or monthly. In a campground. (904)
3BR/2BA MOBILE HOME on
beautiful property in Yulee. $800.
Includes storage garage & 2 carports.
Call Sandie at 839-3675 or 859-0055.
MOBILE HOME FOR RENT 3BR/2BA
on 5 acres on Blackmon Rd. Fenced in
yard, 'swimming pool. $1000/mo. +
$1000 dep. (904)879-4608
FURNISHED like new doublewide,
2BR/2BA w/den on acre w/fenced
backyard on spring fed lake. $1000/
mo. 1st & 1 mo. security. 321-2785
FURNISHED ROOM Includes
utilities. W/D, pool, close 'to beach.
$575/mo. Deposit & references. (904)
ROOM FOR RENT/FEMALE In 3BR
house in Yulee. $395/mo., all inclusive.
Washer/dryer available. No 1st or last.
Call (904)548-7592. ,
At The Beach Smn effic $145/wk incl
utils. Remodeled SWMH's in park. 2 &
3BR's starting $150/wk or $600/mo +
dep's. Utils & furn avail. 261-5034
1BR APT. in historic home. Clean &
comfortable: $750/mo. + utilities.
1BR APT. Small house attached. On
Island. $600/mo, utilities included.
Clean, mature, no smoking. Deposit
and lease.Gall (f0lA4)1 C5-36C
851 Roommate Wanted
RESPONSIBLE CHRISTIAN ROOM-
MATE WANTED Private new home.
$450/mo. for the right person. No
alcohol, nooirugs. (904)557-1659
S 852 Mobile Homes
2BR MOBILE HOMES Many to
choose. Teakwood Mobile Home Park,
Yulee. Price range $525-$675. Water &
sewer, garbage included. Call Greg
BLACKROCK AREA in nice quiet
mom & pop trailer park. 2BR/1BA.
$600/mo. + $500 deposit. Call (904)
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OCEAN FRONT $950/mo. 2BR/1BA, area, ocean view, large deck. 12 mo..
private entrance to beach. (904)261- lease. $950/mo. '- utilities. Call (847)
5069 or (904)583-1675 867-3163.
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REAL ESTAiT SERVIC ES, INC. 1896S.14th Si.,Suite 6Amelial Island, FL32034
$159,000 Beech Street MLS# 46502
Commercial lot. Office / Build to suit.
Brad Goble 261-6166
$725,000 Fernandina Cay MLS# 43544 $1,495,000 S. Fletcher, Ocean Front MLS#
3BR/3BA Great Ocean View On two buildable lots. Demo & Rental permits In
Nip Galphin 277-6597 Brad Goble 261-6166
1BR APT. FULLY FURNISHED A.I.,
gated, all utilities, beach access. Short
term rental. $1050. No smoking. (904)
206-1071 or 321-4262
SMALL 1BR APT. In Nassauville.
Furnished. Twin bed, electricity, A/C,
DirecTV. $650/mo. + $400 deposit.
Cute, cozy, quiet & In good neighbor-
hood. Service animals only. References
required. Please call (904)206-3241, &
200' FROM BEACH Small 1BR apt.
No smoking. Service animals only.
$650/mo. Includes all utilities. (904)
BEACH FRONT Duplex, next to
MAIN BEACH, downstairs, 3BR/1BA,
deck, refrig, W/D, yardwork, water/
sewer/garbage ALL INCLUDED. No
smoking. $1075/mo. (904)261-3263
3BR/2BA Top floor of duplex, 1
block from ocean, large deck, washer &
dryer. Very nice. $1100/mo. + deposit.
2BR/2.5BA 2-STORY TOWNHOUSE
- loft + 1 bonus room, with W/D,
fireplace, screened porch, fenced yard.
Pets ok. $1100/mo. + deposit. (904)
For Rent 2BR/1.5BA townhouse apt.
Newly rebuilt. CH&A, stove, refrig.,
d/w, carpet. $795/mo. + dep. & ref's.
828 Nottingham Dr. (904)261-3035
AMELIA LAKES 1BR/1BA, lots of
amenities, gated, W/D hookup. $800/
mo. + deposit. (904) 716-0579
OCEAN VIEW 2BR No lease. Service
animals only. $900/mo. + security
deposit. Call (904)261-7750 after 6pm.
2BR/2BA New apple's, W/D, pool,
billiard room, gym, Internet cafe,
tanning bed, DVD rentals, pets OK.
$1050/mo. + $250 dep. 583-0663,
835 ELLEN ST. off Tarpon. 2BR/
1.5BA T/H. Close to beach. $900/mo.
Nick Deonas Realty, Inc. (904)277-
1BR APT. on N. Fletcher. $750/mo.
+ $750 dep. inci water/sewer/garbage.
W/D. No smoking. Svc animals only.
References. 491-1573, 904-753-1278
ENJOY THE ISLAND'S BEST beach
area living. $850/mo. 2BR/1BA. Water,
sewer, garbage paid. Washer & dryer.
2747. Ocean Dr. '(904)277-8365
VERY LARGE 2BR/2BA Ocean view,
garage, work bench, sun deck, all new
tile. Close to beach. $950/mo. + $950/
mo. Call (904)583-3811.
REAL ESTATE El'1( E., INC.
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT DIVISION
SINGLE FAMILY HOMES ON ISLAND
* Cumberland Court (Island Grove) 3BR/2BA Home with nice size
lawn. Includes a bonus room. Approx. 1500 sq. $1025
* Ciera Lane 3BR/2BA. Available Mid August. $1150 .
* 2513 Pirates Bay Drive- 4BR/2BA Home is located close to
schools, beach, and shopping. Fenced in rear yard. Available August
* 95053 Reserve Court 4BR/2BA Beautiful home with covered patio
and manicured lawns. Separate dining room. Living room area has
, fireplace. Located in small subdivision with only 11 homes. $1695
* 95069 Reserve Court 4BR/2BA Beautiful home with covered patio
and manicured lawns. Separate dining room. Living room area has
fireplace.'Located in small subdivision with only 11 homes. $1695
* Mackinas Circle 4BR/3BA Immaculate home that includes a spa-
cious Florida room, office or study & formal dining room. $1995
* 2112 Nature's Gate- 3BR/2BA home located on corner lot with large
garage, enjoy the summer evenings outside on the large screened-in
back porch $1400.
* 2424 Penbrook (Lake Wood) 3BR./2BA home located in popular
Lakewood on the lake. The family room has a'stone fireplace adjacent
to large dining area. Screen porch and patio overlooks lake. $1200 -
* 1920 Highland Drive 3BR/2BA custom built home in great neigh-
borhood. Family room with fireplace, open gourmet kitchen with
Swine cooler, granite counter top. $1600
* 1613 Canterbury Lane 4BR/2BA homine has formal living and din-
ing room with additional family room. Includes lawn care. $1325
* 19 Marsh Bay Court 3BR/2BA Beautiful home located in cul-de-
sac, solid surface counter tops in kitchen and baths. Lovely lanai.
SINGLE FAMILY OFF ISLAND.
* 86004 Cathedral Lane 3BR/2BA Beautiful fenced lot includes
..iae-dnirer~-iL.1. AL-.,im JtA p 1151,
1BR Deep water. Dock also' for rent
as extra. Great location. (904)703-
ACROSS STREET FROM BEACH 1st
floor, all tile, 2BR/1.5BA, W/D hookup,
private yard w/outside hot & cold
shower, newly painted, Incl. water/
cable. $1000/mo. + dep. (904)753-
2BR/2BA Fully furnished. $1100/
mo. Call (904)401-6612.
3BR/2BA Available Immediately.
$1200/mo. + $600 deposit. Utilities &
cable Included. (904)635-2612
FURNISHED 2BR/2BA CONDO -
2-car garage, pool, tennis. All
appliances including W/D. 12 mo.
lease, $1195/mo. + $1195 deposit.
Service animals only. No smoking.
Available now. Call (904)759-1105
AMELIA LAKES 2BR/2BA, ground
floor, lakefront. $950/mo. unfurnished
or $1050/mo. furnished. Lease or sell.
AMELIA WOODS Nice upgraded 1st
floor 1BR. Pool, tennis, near beach.
Furnished or unfurnished. $850/mo.
COLONY 2BR/2BA, 2-car garage.
W/D. Pool, tennis. Lots of extra
storage. Ideal location. Hurry,- just
$1025/ mo. Call (904)548-0195.
CONDOS FOR RENT
3/2 = $1,100/mo. 2/2 = $950/mo. All
these units have all the upgrades you
need! Pool, Jacuzzi, and it's a gated
community Call today (904)401-6612.
NEW CONDOMINIUMS FOR RENT! -
The Cottages at Stoney Creek-Gated
community .w/pool & cabana--1 & 2
story condos w/3 bedrooms, attached
1-car garage. From $1,000/mo. Men-
tion this ad to receive One Month FREE
when leased by 10/1/08. Call (904)-
491-5971 for additional information.
1896 SOUTH 14TH ST., SUITE 6 AMELIA ISLAND, FL
Over 24 years as Amelia Island's
#1 Property Management Company
View our available rentals at www.galphinre.com
* 96398 Otter Run Dr. 3BR/2BA Home has a fireplace in the living
room, Two car garage. $1295
* 86648 Cartesian Point 3BR/2BA $1400
* Amelia Park 4PR/3.5BA Walking distance to the Y.M.C.A. and cen-
trally located near shopping centers. Available Now. $1800
* 984 Chad Street 3BR/2BA Includes upstairs loft that could be used
as a study. Available August- 1st. $1075
* Beachwood Road (Amelia Island Plantation) 2BR/2BA on
Amelia Island Plantation. 1st flobr overlooking pool, lake and golf
course. Water, sewer, trash & lawn care are inc. $1295
* 1st Ave. B 3BR/3.5BA. 2 car garage. Ocean views. Screened porch &
short walk lo beach. $1695
* S. Fletcher A 2BR/1BA, newly renovated with new appliances.
Oceanfront. Great views. $1250
* 966 Chad Street 3BR/2BA very well kept townhome. Airy floor
plan. $1100 Available August 1st.
F First Ave. 2483A 2BR/2BA townthome central location. Only one
block from beach. $900 Available August 1st.
* Paradise Commons 2BR/2BA Like neswhome. Community ameni-
ties available. $950
* 403 Tarpon Ave. #216 3BR/2BA This condo has a wonderful view
of the ocean and the pond with fountains: Three elevator towers and
ample parking. $1495
* 1011 South 19th'St. 3BR/2BA Townhome in like-new condition.
Close to beach schools, and shopping. Very cute and clean. Includes
lawncare. Available September 1st. $1050
* 4750 Westwind Court (Colony) 2BR/2BA large two car garage.
Unit includes fireplace, whirlpool tub, and jennaire grill in kitchen.
Community pool and tennis courts. $995
* 404A Mizell (Amelia Woods) 2BR/2BA condo located one block
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We have had a great Spring and Summer. We need more properties.
Call us if you need assistance leasing and managing your property.
NORTH HAMPTON v w Lo S C
MLS# 46675 $424,900
$599,000 Starboard Landing- MLS# 43365 $350,000 Amelia Park MLS# 45624
4BR/3BA 2578sf In Seaside Subdivision 4BR/38A plus Detached Garage Apartment
Nip Galphin 277-6597 Brad Goble 261-6166
* Lanceford Lot $122,000 Package $321,000 #45603 Brad Goble 261-6166
* Barrington Lot' $122,000 Package $321,000 #46502 Brad Goble 261-6166
Chaplin Williams Rentals'
0 On Island
229 S. Fletcher Unit A 1/1 with study or small BR, ocean view.
823 N. Fletcher (down) 2/1, ocean view. $850/mo.
631 Tarpon Avenue #6359 in Fernandina Shores 2/1.5, tile floors,
I block from beach, tennis courts & swimming pool. W/D incl.
232 N, 6th Street 3/2, Hardwood floors throughout. Beautiful
porch. Many upgrades. $1,050/mo.
2406 Pirates Bay Drive in Pirates Bay 2/2 w/ loft, 1,400 sf.
41 Oak Grove Place 2/1 w/ in-ground swimming pool. Hardwood
floors throughout, study off LR w/ built-in book shelves. Pool care
1641 Park Avenue in Amelia Park 2/2.5, 2 master suites,
beautiful courtyard for outside barbeques. 2-car garage. $1,100/mo.
w/ 1/2 off Ist month's rent.
2811 Ocean Mist Drive 3/2 wood floors in main living, close to
3105A First Avenue 3/2.5, fresh paint, brand new carpet, I car
garage. Master suite up, separate entrance for guest. $1,250/mo.
Amelia Surf and Racquet Unit B147- I/I ocean view, furnished or
unfurnished, water and sewer included. $1,250/mo unfurnished,
1573 Park Avenue in Amelia Park 2/2.5, woodfloors throughout
main living, master down, oversized loft, 2 car garage, private court-
$23 N; Fletcher (up) 2/1, furnished, ocean view w/ sunroom.
95090 Woodberry Lane in The Preserve 3/3 home w/ screened
lanai, open/ split floor plan, tile throughout,W/D & lawn care incl.
657 N. Fletcher Avenue 3/2, 1,950 sf, ocean view, open floor plan,
spacious deck with incredible view, upgraded kitchen, 2 sitting areas.
2157 Pebble Beach in Cape Soind 3/2 wood floors throughout
main living, upgraded kitchen, 2 car garage, community pool.
95024 Barclay Place #2 in Harrison Cove Beautiful 2/2 townhome
w/ tile floors throughout, granite counter tops. Screened in lanai.
Gated Community. WID and lawn care incl. $1,600/mo.
95118 Sandpiper Loop 2/2.5 oceanfront condo, deck overlooking
ocean, fully furnished or unfurnished. $1,895/mo.
95208 Woodberrv Lane in The Preserve 3/3 with study and bonus
room, tile floors in main living area, lawn care and W/D incl. $
1913 Perimeter Park Drive in Amelia Park 3/2.5 w/ formal living
and dining. Upgraded kitchen w/ stainless steel appliances, granite
countertops, gas stove. Master w/ garden tub and granite counter tops,
a lot of storage, built in shelving. 2 car garage w/ extra storage.
15 Willow Pond in Amelia IslandPlantation 3/2.5 furnished home
Sw/ in-ground swimming pool & pool cabana suite located on the golf
course. All utilities, pool & lawn care incl. $2,995/mo.
Amelia Lakes #1422 2/2, 2nd floor overlooking lake, 1,143 sf,
gated community w/ pool and fitness center, W/D incl. $900/mo. Avail
86308 Aueustus Avenue in Cartsian Pointe 3/2, fenced backyard
on pond, 1490 sf, covered lanai, irrigationW/D incl. $1,100/m6.
87232 Kiuling Drive In Belbs River Estates 3/2 w/ huge screened
porch overlooking pond, large rooms throughout, upgraded appliances
including W/D. $1,100/mo.
76327 Long Pond Loop in Cartesian Pointe 4/2, 1,903 sf, 2 car
91228 Morgan'sWay in Pirates Wood 3/2 on large wooded lot,
approx. 1,450 sf, nice screened porch on back, fenced
backyard, 2 car garage. $1,150/mo. Avail. 9/1.
76087 Lone Pond Loop in Cartesian Pointe 3/2, fenced backyard
with covered lanai, 1590 sf, security and irrigation, full size W/D incl.
76210 Tideview Lane in Timbercreek 4/2 w/ living room, dining
room & family room, 2,200 sf, 3 car garage. $1,350/mo.
344 Pinev Island Drive 3/3, 2 story, tile in main living area, large
screened porch on back, 1750 sf, bonus/4th BR down, upgraded appli-
ances, W/D incl. $1,750/mo, free month w/ 12 month lease.
HOLLY POINT AREA
MEADOWFIELD NORTH HAMPTON
MLS#46491 $284,000 MLS#45869 $ 449,000
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Please call (904) 277-2103
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1105 S. 13th Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Equal Housing Opportunity
$197,000 MLS# 47177
Like New 3BR/2BA in Nassau Lakes
Brad Goble 261-6166
CUSTOM BUILT LUXURY HOME ON
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DON'T LITER 858Condos-Unfurnished
Spay or Neuter AMELIA LAKES 1BR/1BA. Lake-
.. front view. All amenities. $800/mo.
THE COTTAGES AT STONEY CREEK -
3BR/2BA. Brand new. $1,100/mo. Call
AMELIA RENTALS, (904)261-9129.
wmii Florida Coastal AMELIA WOODS 3BR/2BA 1st floor
Rentals unit avail as of 10/15/08. W/D, refrig.
Cni. Retas I $1095/mo. Contact (925)829-6622.
1/2 block to port of
Own your own Juice
Dev. Opp. 1/2 mile to
potential. 4.53 acres.
Sf Amela Coass Realty
APO I L Rem St
CURTISS H. !emd. 32034
Real Estate, Inc. CURTISS H.
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*2BR/2.5BA w/ garage at Marsh
Lakes $1,150/mo + util. unfurn.
*3423 S. Fletcher 2BR/IBA up,
furnished, DSL/Cable, water
sewer 'garbage included.
*First Ave. 2BR/I.5BA Unfurn w/
garage. Short distance to beach.
*3BR/2.5BA at Amelia Woods,
short distance to beach, pool, ten-
nis. Will do lease purchase
$1,250/mo. + until.
*3BR/I.5BA at 428 S. 14th Street
$975/mo. + util, $1,500 sec. dep.
* 2BR/IBA oceanfront Gar. Apt.,
2822 S. Fletcher $1,150/mo. +
*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 + util
*Hildreth Lane 3BR/2BA w/pool,
Azalea Pt. $1850/mo + util. Lawn
& pool maintenance incl.
2BR/IBA Oceanview. 487 S.
Fletcher. Call for more informa-
* Approx 850 s.f. by Fastenal and'
*Peacock Electric in O'Neil, good
exposure on AIA. Great for show
room or office space $13'50/mo +
*Approx 1,800 s.f. Retail Bldg 1839
S. 8th St Lease by Huddle House
$2,250/mo + tax or may purchase.
*2385 JAMESTOWN'.ROAD Approx
2400 SF Great for Retail, Office,
Industrial, or light manufacturing
located at Industrial Park by airport.
Roll up doors and easy access. Rare
zoning allows many uses. $2,500/mo
+ tax + until
* 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.
* (2)Amelia Park Office Suites 900
s.f.+/- Fronting 14th Street
$1.685.mo includes all other
fees/costs except utilities. 576 s.f. +/-
beside the Travel Agency, $1,158/mo
includes all other fees/costs except
utilities. One mo. FREE rent w/signed
*Approx 1,650 s.f.+/- at 13 N.3rd St.,
just off of Centre St. Lots of parking
in area and good walking traffic.
$3,100/mo. + until & tax
* Corner of Centre and 4th St. High
visible location next to O'Kane's and
across from the Post Office. Five pri-
vate parking spaces. Call for details.
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THE COLONY 2BR/2BA. 2-car
garage, fireplace, pool, tennis court.
$1025/mo. + dep. Call (904)654-4964.
2BR/2BA CONDO w/garage, new
carpet, new appliances, community
pool & tennis court. South end of
island. Close to shopping & beach.
SUMMER BEACH VILLA 3BR/3BA
furnished executive villa. $1650/mo.
Call Amelia Coastal Realty (904)261-
3BR/2BA in Heron Isles on the lake,
includes all appliances. $1150/mo. Pets
considered. Call Mary Yates, owner/
realtor at 556-9350.
3BR/2BA CANTERBURY LN.
Large screened lanai, fenced
yard with in ground pool.
$1400/mo. Call (904)583-1714.
FOR RENT 3BR/2BA, attached &
detached garage, large yard (fenced
backyard). $900/mo. Call 583'-2389.
MARSH VIEW IN PLANTATION -
Beautiful executive home in excellent
condition. 5000+ sq. ft. 3BR on 1
acre. 6 months lease or longer. Call
Unique Rentals (904) 261-3900.
3BR/2BA 3630 1st Ave. CH&A,
close to beach. $1200/mo., electric
provided, plus $1000 deposit. Call
(386)36.5-8543 or (866)606-8443.
603 N. 15TH ST. 3BR/2BA, 2-car
garage, remodeled, large lot. $1250/
mo. Nick Deonas Realty, Inc. (904)
ON ISLAND 1715 Pheasant Ln.
3BR/2BA, Ig garage. Convenient to
shopping, post office, YMCA, beach.
Excellent cond., fresh paint, central air,
dishwasher, refrigerator. Large shaded
backyard. $1075/mo. $250 off first
month's rent w/this ad. Please drive by,
then call number on rental sign.
860 Homes-UnfurnishedI I860 Homes-Unfurnished
BEACH IS 1 BLOCK AWAYI 2184-A
First Ave. 3BR/2BA with garage.
$1200/mo. Call Robin 261-6651.
CHARMING COTTAGE Downtown.
1-2BR/1BA, fenced in yard. Washer/
dryer included. Pets OK. 607 S. 6th St.
BEAUTIFUL 3BR HOME on cul-de-
sac & lake. Available now. $995/mo.
Stoney Glen Court, Yulee. The Real
Estate Center (904)206-1370
TIMBERCREEK PLANTATION (in
Yulee). New home, 3BR/2BA, 2-car
garage. $1150/mo. (904)553-3445
ON ISLAND 1429 Plantation Oaks
Ln. Great home, great location, near
Ritz & Harris Teeter. 3BR/2BA, 1850 sq.
ft., fireplace, W/D, new carpeting, 2-
car garage, Ig fenced yard. Available
now. $1295/mo. Option to buy. (904)
FOR RENT 2BR/1BA home, 86070
Florida Ave., Yulee, FL. Serious inquir-
ies only. (912)660-8462 or (91-2)653-
3BR/1BA w/2 car garage. Min 1 yr.
lease. $1025/mo. 1 month security
dep. required. 627 Donnie Lane. (904)
86078 WORTHINGTON DR. Page
Hill. 3BR/2BA, water conditioner, W/D,
lawn mowers included in rent.
$1195/mo. Nick Deonas Realty, Inc.
3BR/2BA Foreclosure! $16,100.
Only $199/md,. 5% down 20 years @
8% apr. Buy 4BR $259/mo. For listings
(800)366-9783 ext 5798. ANF
3BR/2BA TOWNHOUSE Beautiful
Amelia Island. Close to shopping &
'beach. Available now. $990/mo. + dep.
993 Chad St. Call Toni (904)710-5447.
NATURES LANE Lg 2BR/2BA
charming & clean w/garage & W/D
hookups. Close to beach. Ready for
move-in. $1050/mo. + dep. (904)556-
3BR/2BA newly renovated home
with 2,000 sq ft. 2210 Atlantic Avenue.
,. .1999 BMW 323i
Super Sharp and Sporty Convertible In Outstanding
Condition Inside and Out. 1 Owner...and It Shows! All
Books and Records, Non-smoker, and Perfectly
Maintained. Please Call On This One Today!
VALUE PRICED '9,950
Te 7*eed &aiMaweff
STOP BY AND SEE OUR OTHER SPECIALS! .
iAll Prices Plus Tax, ile, Registratln & $149.00 Customer Service rees-
STUDIO APT. $800/mo.
NASSAUVILLE 2BR/1BA on 1 acre.
Lease purchase option. $850/mo. Call
Amelia Coastal Realty (904)261-2770.
3BR/2BA in Ocean View Estates,
close to beach, 1700sf. 1 year lease.
$1550/mo. Call (904)885-1356.
1BR Fenced yard. $650/mo. Refer-
ences & deposit. (904)415-0311
3BR/2BA ON. ISLAND Nice
neighborhood. $1000/mo. + utilities.
(904)277-2877 or (904)502-0195
BEACHWAY Beautiful 4BR/2BA 1800
s.f. home In a wonderful neighborhood.
2-car garage, sec. syst., water
softener, & large bkyd. Must see!
Available 10/1/08. $1190/mo. (904)
23732 ARRIGO BLVD. Pool. $1400/
mo. 96040 PIEDMONT DR. $1125/
mo. Call Don Brown Realty, 225-5510
COTTAGE IN YULEE 2BR/1BA,
refurbished, CH&A, storage shed.
$725/mo., 1st & last + $800 dep. Call
FLORA PARKE -. 4BR/2BA on lake.
Home ofc, hardwood floors (no carpet),
fenced yard, Florida room overlooks
lake. $1375/mo. + dep. 261-3720
FOR RENT off island. 3BR/2BA
w/carport on 1/2 acre lot off Hwy 107,
Call (904)463-3855 or (904)422-1224.
VENICE New 1 & 2BR homes from
$900/mo. In active lifestyle community
w/waterfront sites, resort amenities,
on-site activities & events. (866)823-
31180 GRASSY PARKE Flora Parke.
3BR/2BA on lake. Security & sprinkler
systems. Lawn care & salt service
included In rent. $1275/mo. Nick
Deonas Realty, Inc. (904)277-0006
MERCEDES 1997 E-320 $5,800.
Only 130K miles. New tires, brakes,
861 Vacation Rentals rotors. Loaded. 25mpg. Bose stereo.
OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA and 2BR/1BA.
Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
Realtor, for special rates.
VACATION CHALET in 1, North
Carolina Mountains. River overlook,
cozy, well furnished,, majestic views.
Peaceful. Lots to do. $545/wk. or
| 863 Office
OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE Down-
town & 14th Street.. 150sf to .1500sf.
Galphin R/E Svc. (904)277-6597
AMELIA CONCOURSE AREA 2000
sq. ft. available. Call 753-2018 for
VARIOUS OFFICE SPACES
or call (904)277-3376
2006 TOYOTA TUNDRA P/U Full
bed, tool box, single cab, gray, A/C,
6 cyl., 23,500 mi., tinted, new
warranty. $9,700. (904)468-0053
GREAT TRUCK 1994 S-10. $2,000.
1993 FORD RANGER SUPER CAB -
4.0L V-6, 5-spd., AC, shell, tow hitch,
clean. $2,500. (904)321-2202
2006 KAWASAKI NOMAD 50mpg,
beautiful black & chrome, Vance &
Hines pipes, light bar, sissy bar,
luggage rack, windshield, saddle bag
liners, 21K miles, excellent shape.
$9,750. (904)321-0404, Tom Hughes
Clubhouse & Playground
20 Minutes FromFernandina &
OPEN 8:30A.M. 5:30 P.M. Monday Friday
Prudential Welcomes Joe Ann Bennett
Amo, ti Condt, & Residernial Specalisl
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Joe Ann Bennett. REALTOR*
Direct (904) 415-0550
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Office: (904) 261-3698
332 n S FletFcher. 34 i
Fermandina Btach. FL 32Cj r lliui.
(904) 261-6116 (office)
(904) 415-1558 (cel/
961687 Gateway Boulevard Sute IOLA
Amela Island FL 32034
WOWIBeautiful, New. Spacious, 4/5 Bedrooms, 3
Baths. 3 Car Garage in Gated Neighborhood. HUGE
10'xl4' Masier Closet' Gas Fireplace and Appliances
Central \ac. Drop Zone Many' More Lipgradesl Priced
Beloh\ Market \aluc Seller \\ ill Contribute $2000 to
Bu\ Down Bu\ers Mortgage Raid
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3321 Fletc[her avenuee South
Fernandina Beach. F1 32034
Mobile: (904) 200-0466
SOffice: (904) 261-3986
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Fernandlna Beach. Florida 32034
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Marsh Lakes 3/2
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(904) 261-6116 (office)
(800) 940-6116 (tol free)
961687 Gateway Boulevard, Suite 101A
Ameli t 1Amelia Island, FL 32034
I 863 Office
OFFICE FOR LEASE 850 sq. ft.
1557 S. 8th. $900/mo. Call (904)277-
4743 or 753-2081.
TWO OFFICES above Palace Saloon.
Each approx. 400 sq. ft. $550/mo.
Suite 1; and $700 Suite 6, plus tax.
Utilities incl. (904)557-5644
DEERWALK Prime high visibility
location on AlA in O'Neal. 1250sf
units. Curtiss Lasserre Real Estate
PRIME RETAIL SPACE FOR LEASE -
in Historic Fernandina. 1,000 sq. ft.,
lots of light, excellent location -
formerly Barwick Studio, location 4'N.
Second St. Contact 'Carol at 277-2639
SADLER ROAD Office/Warehouse
space. Over 3000 sq. ft. '(1100 sq. ft.
central air/office 'space). 2 overhead
doors. Plenty of parking. Great loca-
tion. Available Sept. '08. *Call Tony
S 866 Wanted to Rent
HONEST & CARING multilingual
young senior desires room for rent on
island. Willing to pay renumeration but
also would like to pamper & cook for
preferably elderly. Call 430-0012.
Police Impounds For Sale '92
Honda Accord $600. '93 Acura Legend
$750. For listings call (800)366-9813
ext 9271. ANF
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