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3 administrators appeal,


Says

RYAN SMITH
News-Leader
Three fired Nassau Cour
istrators have appealed the
minations and one is der
cash settlement for the "en
ment" the county caused hii
ing to a letter from their ai
County Manager Ted Selby
The three administrator
and Bridge supervisor
Hartman, Building Mai
supervisor Daniel Saln
Landfill/Solid Waste dire
Pickett were fired last w
an investigation into their c
a May hurricane conference
employee, Code Enforcemen
Brenda Rothwell, resigned
"Late yesterday I got a
(attorney John) Cascone i
their intention to appeal- a
them," Selby said. "We will
a chance to sit down and 1
appeal probably not next'


county ow
as soon as possible."
The administrators were fired after
the county determined they had not
nty admin- attended some seminars for which
eir job ter- they had registered at the Fort
handing a Lauderdale conference. In termina-
mbarrass- tion letters sent to the three Aug. 6,
m, accord- Selby cited inaccurate travel reim-
ttorney to bursement requests as one reason for
y. the firing.
rs Road "As to the issue of travel reim-
r Butch bursement request, none of the three
ntenance gentlemen recall ever receiving any
non and training on the appropriate comple-
ector Lee tion of the documents ..." Cascone
reek after wrote Selby.
conductt at According to Nassau County poli-
. A fourth cy, terminated employees are not enti-
nt director tied to payout of their accrued vaca-
tion and sick leave. Salmon stands to
fax from lose $40,944 in accrued leave,
indicating Hartman $26,742 and Pickett $14,468.
l1 three of Cascone wrote that Pickett and
schedule Salmon are requesting reinstatement
hold their of employment and all benefits "intact
week, but as they were at the time of their ter-


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es him

mination." Hartman is seeking puni-
tive damages.
"Mr. Hartman, in acknowledging
what he believes to be a vendetta
against him, would like all of his sick
and vacation pay, eligibility for retire-
ment, along with insurance until his
65th birthday in accordance with
county policy, and a cash settlement
for the stress, embarrassment and
mental anguish he has suffered,"
Cascone wrote.
The four administrators have'been
splashed across newspapers and TV
since a DVD surfaced showing them
in a bad light at a Fort Lauderdale
hotel.
Selby said Thursday the three
administrators would have to con-
vince him that their appeals have
merit. "At this point in time, they
appeal to me," he said. "There is no
further step involving the county.
Obviously, any person in this coun-
try is afforded the opportunity to pur-
sue legal action."


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PHOTOS BY MICHAEL LEARY/FORTHE NEWS-LEADER
The season's final Amelia Island SunSplash, a free reggae music concert and other activities, is Sept.
4 from 1-7 p.r. on the beach at the Sadler Road access. Fun in the sun was certainly had this sum-
mer, above. More information, 3B.




Kavanaugh appointed to HDC


ANGELA DAUGHTRY
News-Leader


In spite of resident Chuck Hall
being recommended for appointment
to the Historic District Council by its
members, city commissioners
approved the appointment of local
attorney Clinch Kavanaugh for the
position in a 3-2 vote at their Aug. 3
meeting.
Mayor Susan Steger and
Commissioner Jeffery Bunch voted
for Hall. Steger and Kavanaugh are
cousins but she was instructed by the
city attorney that she could not recuse
herself from the vote for that reason.
Applicants for the board position
included Patricia Borns, Pranab Das,
Ron Machado and Kavanaugh, who
each received one vote by the HDC at
a recent meeting. Applicant Hall
received three votes for an alternate
position. Tom Duffy, who was a pre-


vious HDC board member and chair-
man, also put in an application but it
came in too late for the vote.
"No disparaging comments about
Mr. Hall, but I believe Mr. Kavanaugh
is better qualified," said Commissioner
Eric Childers. "He's got a passion for
this community, he's got a lot of his-
Story ... he's got letters of recommen-
dation, one of them from Professor
Tilson who he was instrumental in ...
writing the guidelines for Old Town."
But resident Mary Ann Howat
complained that Kavanaugh had wast-
ed the city's time and money in 2007-
8 by interfering with proceedings to
stop an intrusion of salt water into
Egans Creek Greenway. Kavanaugh's
position was that Egans Creek should
be restored to its so-called "natural
state," as shown on local historic
maps.
Some residents, after finding out
about Kavanaugh's appointment, also


expressed their disappointment by e-
mail to city commissioners. "The HDC
in its last meeting ... voted by a wide
margin to recommend ... Chuck Hall,"
wrote applicant Borns. "Mr.
Kavanaugh's periodic legal work on
behalf of the city and his legal repre-
sentation of numerous developers...
make this seem highly irregular with
regard to the board vetting process."
HDC Chair Suanne Thamm wrote
to Childers that she was "baffled" that
none of the commissioners asked why
the HDC voted for Hall. "The HDC
had the same applications for review
as you did, yet they reached dramat-
ically different conclusions," she
wrote. 'This is even more puzzling in
light of the comments... that the HDC
is the best performing committee in
the city. Or rather, WAS."
"(Kavanaugh) sued the HDC on
HDC Continued on 3A


County questions



city boat ramp



relocation plan


ANGELA DAUGHTRY
News Leader
Nassau County Commissioners
have raised objections to a city plan to
build a new boat ramp under the Shave
Bridge.
SCounty Attorney David Hallman
recommended Tuesday that an out-
side engineering opinion be obtained
on whether the area under the bridge
would be safe for launching boats'.
Legal access to the property could also
be a problem, he said, as well as high
currents in the Amelia River.
"It seems to me like this (city) boat
ramp is working just fine," said County
Commissioner Danny Leeper at a joint
meeting of city and county commis-
sioners. "Is the need really there?"
County Commission Chair Mike
Boyle noted that there are boat
ramps throughout the county, includ-
ing a new ramp at Goffinsville Park in
Nassauville, and a ramp on the
north end of Amelia Island built with-


in the past decade
County Commissioner Barry
Holloway said that once the Goffinsville
Park ramp was built, he didn't hear
any more complaints in the county
about the need for a new boat ramp.
The proposal for the project first
came up at a city Waterfronts Florida
Partnership Committee meeting last
month, when committee members
brought up the possibility of moving
the boat ramp from the city marina.
The ramp, located at the foot of Ash
Street, has been described as a hazard
to pedestrians and an obstruction to a
proposed boardwalk along the city
waterfront.
City Manager Michael Czymbor
told city and county commissioners at
the joint local planning meeting that a
previous plan to move the ramp to the
south end of the city marina had
proved impractical.
According to Czymbor, the city
BOAT Continued on 3A


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and ANGELA DAUGHTRY that this project is funded with 100 per-
News-Leader cent impact fees," he said.
City Manager Michael Czymbor
'he city and county decided questioned the need to pay England,
sday to move forward on two road Thims and Miller, a Jacksonville engi-
-bvement projects that would be neering firm, for oversight on the proj-
ed by impact fees, but reached no ect.
sion on a city proposal to install "We don't have a problem with the
walks along Simmons Road. construction costs. Our concern was
impact fees, collected from devel- the $70,000 for engineering oversight,"
s, are used to fund new growth he said. "Why can't that be done in-
infrastructure. Both city and coun- house?"
proval were needed to expend the "Once this project goes under con-
on the projects, since both fall struction, I'm going to have six road
Ie an impact fee district that lies pri- projects under construction," Herring
ily within city limits, said. "... We can turn it over to the city
luring Tuesday's meeting of the for (oversight), but we have impact
elia Island Joint Local Planning fees that are getting stale and about to
ncy a body made up of the city expire, which is why I don't have as
county commissions'- County much heartburn over it as I might
ineer Scott Herring said the coun- have."
as ready to move forward with Herring also added that $70,000 is
ned improvements to the inter- not a final figure, but instead the upper
ion of Sadler Road and Citrona limit of what would be paid for the
7e, as well as multiple improve- firm's services.
ts on 14th Street. County Attorney David Hallman
'he first project would lengthen said hiring a private firm also protect-
eft-turn lane on Citrona. Herring ed the city and county governments.
the improvement has been "We've had some projects where we
gned and estimated total costs for tried to do it in-house, but there were


gn, engineering oversight and con-
ction at about $335,000.


ROAD Continued on 3A


City skate park free,


no longer staffed


ANGELA DAUGHTRY
News-Leader
The city skate park on Tarpon
Avenue is no longer monitored by city
staff and is now a free park open to
the public, according to City Parks &
Recreation Director Nan Voit.
Voit said in an e-mail that staffing at
the park ended Aug. 1 and the con-
cession stand is no longer in opera-
tion. The measure would save the city
about' $26,000 a year, minus about
$10,000 in fees and revenue from the
concession stand, according to city
budget documents.
"We started opening the skate park
early in the morning a few months ago
because some users wanted to have
access in the mornings," Voit wrote.
"Staff arrived at 3 p.m. Monday-Friday
and stayed until 8 p.m. when they
would lock it up."
The park is now continuously open,
but not staffed at all.
When asked about the likelihood
of youngsters skateboarding without


. helmets, Volt said, "If a skater is with-
out a helmet then the best thing to do
would be to notify the police depart-
ment. The rules are clearly posted for
the skaters. When I drive by and see a
skater with no helmet I stop and tell
them to either leave or put their helmet
on."
There have been complaints about
trash piling up at the park (See Voice
of the People, 7A). According to Voit,
a contractor is responsible for trash
pickup at the skate park and all other
beach parks.
A yearly pass for city residents used
. to cost $25, and $35 for non-residents.
Daily passes were $2 for city residents
and $5 for non-residents.
Skateboarders of all ages also no
longer need to sign a waiver and
release form to use the park.
City commissioners last March dis-
cussed the possibility of extending the
skate park's hours and decreasing
or eliminating city supervision of
skaters.
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OBITUARIES .................................. 2A
OUT AND ABOU ................. 2B
SERVICE DIRECTORY .................. 4B
SPORTs ..................... ..OA..
SUDOKU .................................. 2B13


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SEA TURLE NESING SEASON
Nests: 185 Hatchlings:5001
107 lost to lighting disoricntaion
Please turn offor redirect igits shining
direct on the beach For a detailed count
see wwameliaislandseaurdewatchcom.


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OLDEST


W E EK LY


F LO R I DAY'S







2A


White Oak auctioning

dinner with Rossellini


White Oak Conservation
Center is holding an online
auction, offering an experi-
ence to meet and spend an
evening with Isabella
Rossellini, a longtime sup-
porter of wildlife conservation.
The auction is for dinner
with Rossellini at Nobu New
York, for up to six people. The
winner and their guests will
be treated to an evening of
food, fun and conversation.
Located in New York City,
Nobu New York is the flag-
ship restaurant of Chef Nobu
Matsuhisa.
Guests will be invited to
visit the kitchen of Nobu New
York and watch the sushi
chefs work. In addition to the
meal, a cookbook and one
chef's jacket is also included.
All proceeds from this auc-
tion benefit White Oak
Conservation Center, a wildlife
conservation facility located


in Yulee. The auction is host-
ed on eBay and runs through
Aug. 19. To bid, visit
http://cgi.ebay. com/Dinner-
Isabella-Rossellini-6-New-York-
"/220651375311?pt=
Tickets_Experiences, or visit
http://www.whiteoakconser-
vation.org/ConservationAucti
on.asp.
White Oak Conservation
Center is one of.the world's
premiere wildlife breeding,
research and training facili-
ties. It spans 600 acres and is
surrounded by 6,800 acres of
pine and hardwood forest and
wetlands on the St. Marys
River in Yulee.
The center conserves and
sustains some of the Earth's
rarest wild animals through
innovative training, research,
education, breeding and field
programs that contribute to
the survival of. wildlife in
nature.


Richard Lee Miller Jr.
Richard L. Miller Jr. of
Fernandina Beach, Florida,
passed away on Sunday,
August 8,2010.
He was born January 29,
1960, in Tampa, Florida, to
Jackie and Richard Miller.
Richard was the grandson of
Ruby and Charles Bartlett
where both grandfather and
great grandfather were promi-
nent Tampa physicians and
Fred Miller, Illinois.
Richard's early education
included schools in Florida,
Virginia and, Illinois where he
graduated from Highland Park
High School.
He attended Clemson
University, earning a B.S.
Degree in Clinical Psychology
and later attended Western
Kentucky for graduate study
He had worked professionally
with Outward Bound and
Sutton Place in Fernandina
Beach and was a member of
St. Michael's Catholic Church.


Richard was a loving and
caring person toward people
he could help and will be
missed by family and
friends.
He was preceded in death
by both parents.
Mr. Miller leaves behind
his son, Remington Miller,
Haines City, Florida; a
Maternal Aunt Betty Baugh-
man aim) and Cousin Robert
Baughman, all ofJacksonville,
Florida.
Private burial will be in
Tampa, Florida at future
date.
Oxley-Heard FuneralDirectors

DEATH NOTICE

Robert A. Farina, 64, for-
merly of Yulee, died Sunday,
Aug. 8,2010 in an Atlanta, Ga.,
hospital. Memorial services
and interment will be on a
later date at Jacksonville
National Cemetery.
Green Pine Funeral Home


FRIDAY, August 13. 2010 NEWS News-Leader


Study finds somepediatricians believe myths
NEW HYDE PARK, NY Although Risk: dental injury surprised that large numbers of pediatri-
parents turn to their pediatrician for to the child, hand cians endorsed old wives' tales, he noted
expert advice and accurate information injury to the adult that he is "very concerned that so many
about their child's health and develop- 3 percent said pediatricians failed to identify one or
ment, findings from a recent study sug- that babies younger more parenting practices that could pose
gest that thousands of pediatricians erro- t- than six months can safety or health risks to children. Raising
neously subscribe to various popular .. be given honey young children and keeping them
parenting myths. ..Risk: botulism poi- healthy is never easy, but doing so while
"In some cases, a child's well-being soning relying on erroneous or misleading infor-
may be seriously compromised if parents Adesman presented his research find- mation can make parenting a particularly
are given misinformation by a pediatri- ings at the Pediatric Academic Societies daunting challenge," he said. "Parents
cian based on these misconceptions and meeting in Vancouver, B.C. in May. He turn to their pediatrician for guidance
old wives' tales," said Andrew Adesman, and colleagues mailed a Pediatric Health and they must be confident that their
MD, lead investigator of this study and Beliefs Questionnaire to 5,000 general pediatricians will provide them with
chief of developmental and behavioral pediatricians in the U.S. accurate information."
pediatrics at the Steven and Alexandra Much larger percentages of pediatri- Adesman's study was based on a
Cohen Children's Medical Center of New cians endorsed old wives' tales. Here are questionnaire sent to a national sample
York. just a few examples of the mistaken of board-certified primary care pediatri-
The majority of pediatricians (76 per- beliefs: cians. The questionnaire contained a mix
cent) mistakenly endorsed one or more 15 percent said children should not of 34 myths and 14 true statements; pedi-
of the "dangerous dozen" parenting swim until 30 minutes after eating; atricians were asked to identify to what
myths as being true, and 13 percent got 17 percent said vitamin C helps extent each of the 48 heath belief state-
three or more wrong. For example: ward off colds; ments was true, likely true, unsure, like-
33 percent said a burn can be treat- 16 percent said eating carrots will ly false or false.
ed with application of ice improve a child's vision; Results were based on an analysis of
) Risk: ice can also cause injury to the 8 percent said eating chocolate more than 1,000 responses. Although
skin causes acne; 'most of the myths are benign "old wives'
33 percent said it is safe to put a 11 percent said listening to Mozart tales," Adesman noted there were a "dan-
baby down to sleep on his side will make a baby smarter; gerous dozen" health beliefs that reflect-
Risk: crib death 7 percent said reading in the dark ed outdated or dangerous parenting
S* 5 percent said children can be given causes visual problems; beliefs that could pose a risk to a child's
an ice bath to treat a fever 11 percent said sugar causes hyper- safety or well-being.
Risk: hypothermia activity; For those interested in testing their
5 percent said children over age six 7 percent said sitting too close to own knowledge regarding parenting
can be given aspirin for a fever the TV will damage vision; and myths, go to: www.BabyFacts.com..To
Risk: Reye's syndrome 9 percent said sleeping with a view Adesman's most recent study in its
5 percent said place a soft object in nightlight causes nearsightedness. entirety, go to: http://www.babyfacts.
a child's mouth during a seizure Although Adesman said he was not com/press.html.


WEEKLY UPDATE


NewGoodwill center
Goodwill of North Florida
announces the launch of its newest
donation center in Fernandina Beach.
Located in the Sadler Crossing
Shopping Center at 1476 Sadler Road
(unit #476), the center is open
Monday through Saturday from 9
a.m.-6 p.m. and Sundays from noon to
5 p.m. Donations of gently used cloth-
ing, shoes, books, toys, household
items and furniture are accepted. For
more information, call 277-4582.
Free physical
Free School Physicals will be pro-
vided Aug. 14 at the Martin Luther
King Center, 1200 Elm St., from 9
a.m.-2 p.m.
This event is sponsored by
CREED in collaboration with the
Nassau County Health Department,
Baptist Medical Center Nassau,
Walmart Vision Center, the city of
Fernandina Beach Recreation
Department and local churches.
Garagesale
SRAIN Humane Society will hold a
garage sale Aug. 14 from 9 a.m.-noon
at 1521 N. Fletcher Ave. Shop for
household items, baby things, exer-
cise equipment, dishes, jewelry and
much more. All proceeds will benefit
the.animals at RAIN and the many
outreach programs RAIN has estab-
lished. For information or directions,
call Marilyn at 491-8819.


FOR THE RECORD

Nassau County ordinance pro-
vides that department heads (except
the county attorney and TDC direc-
tor) work for, and therefore are hired
and fired by, the county manager, and
not by the county commission. A
front-page story Wednesday, "County
scandal takes toll as 3 administrators
fired," may have left an inaccurate
impression about that legal responsi-
bility.
The News-Leader strives for accura-
cy. We will promptly correct allfactual
errors. Please notify the editor of errors
at mparnell@fbnewsleadercom or call
(904) 261-3696.


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PAID AD VERTISMEN T

My name is Joe Benner. I'm a life-
long resident of Fernandina Beach.
I suffer from many chronic health
problems, including ALS, a terminal
Condition more commonly know as
Lou Gehrig's disease.

Last year, I was involved in a
dispute with a Nassau County
Sheriff's Deputy that ended in him
seizing my arm and injuring it.
Sheriff Tommy Seagraves conducted
an investigation and fired the deputy, but I later learned he was subse-
quently rehired. The sheriffs office was investigated by the U.S.
Department of Justice for its actions in the case.

However, county officials did not take Seagraves to task for what I feel
was his attempt to sweep his deputy's actions under the rug. Therefore,
I cannot support any of the incumbent officials running for re-election
this year. I urge Nassau County.residents to consider my situation
when they go to the polls this month.

Sincerely,
Joe Benner


Kitty-Palooza
Cats Angels will hold a Kitty-
Palooza Adoption Day at the Adoption
Center, 709 S. Eighth St., Fernandina
Beach, on Aug. 14 from 11 am.-3 p.m.
The spring kittens are ready for their
forever homes and many adult cats
are looking, too. Come by to meet
and adopt. Enjoy special adoption
rates; refreshments and a 10 percent
discount on Pet Boutique items.
Visit www.catsangels.com for
more news and information about
Cats Angels.
Confederate sons
The Sons of Confederate Veterans,
General Joseph R Finegan, Camp
745, will hold its monthly meeting
Aug. 16 at the Pig BBQ Restaurant in
Callahan at 7 pm. The public is invit-
ed to attend.
Genealogymeeting
Join the Amelia Island
Genealogical Society on Aug. 17 at 7
.p.m. at the Community Room of the
Fernandtna Beach Police Department
on Lime Street for its monthly meet-
ing.
Speaker Karen Jessee, MLS,
AMD, CPLA, senior librarian in the
Genealogy and Family History
Section at the Jacksonville Public
Library, will present "Finding
Ancestors in Maritime Records,"
focusing on where and how to find
these types of records and how they
can be used in your genealogy
research. She will discuss passenger
arrival records, seaports and sailing
vessels. Jessee has been involved in
genealogy and family history
research for many years and has
instructor tenure at Florida State
University.
Alzheimers support
The Alzheimer's/Dementia
Support Group for Nassau County
meets the third Thursday of each
month from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at the
Council on Aging, 1367 South 18th St.
The next meeting is Aug. 19. The
meeting is open to the public and
everyone who has an interest is invit-
ed to attend.
For information call Ann Smith,
RN, at 491-3222.


NEWS
LEAD


MOTORCYCLE RUNS

MDAfundraiser
Motoring for MDA, a motorcycle run host-.
ed by ERA Real Estate to benefit.tht.
Muscular Dystrophy Association, will be held
Aug. 28 at Murray's Grille in Yulee, and will
feature Nassau County's MDA poster child
Jace Smith.
Registration is from 9:30-10:15 a.m., with
kickstands up at 10:30 am. Cost is $20 per
bike and $5 per additional rider. The route
will go across Amelia Island, across Big and
Little Talbot islands, up Heckscher Drive to
US 17 and returns to Murray's Grille.
Participants will make several pre-determined
stops where raffle prizes will be awarded. The
top prize is a weekend for.two on Amelia
Island. The funds raised will be presented to
the MDA during the Labor Day Telethon.
For information contact Tina Watson at
261-4011.
Cancerbenefit
Swamp Rats Riding Association will host
the Race Against Cancer Every Day
(R.A.C.E.) on Aug. 28 starting from VFW
Post #83 at 150 Camden Woods Pkwy.,
Kingsland, Ga. Registration is at 10 a.m.
Kickstands up at 11:15 a.m.
'" R.AC.E. is a no6iiprofit public charity that
helps cancer patients with needs such as
medications, gas to get to doctor appoint-
ments, co-pays, electricity bills, groceries or
any other obstacles while undergoing treat-
ment.
The event will include 50/50, best
hand/worst hand, door prizes, an auction,
barbecue and live music.
For information contact Too Tall at (912)
729-7669 or Gator at (912) 552-17-57 or e-mail
swamprats@rocketmail.com. Visit
www.swampratsra.webs.com.
CommunityPedsCare
A poker run to benefit Community
PedsCare, a program of Community Hospice
of Northeast Florida, will be held Sept. 25 at
the American Legion Post 283, 9459 Fort
Caroline Road. Motorcycle riders and anyone
who wants to help children are welcome to
participate.
Enjoy a day of riding and entertainment
while raising money for children with life-lim-
iting and life-threatening conditions at the
third annual American Legion Post 283
fundraiser for Community PedsCare, the
pediatric palliative and hospice care program
of Community Hospice. The poker run fea-
tures breakfast at 8 a.m., with last bike out by
11 a.m. and last bike in at 5 p.m. Barbecue
dinner and live performance by Big Engine
begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 per rider,
$10 per passenger and prizes will be awarded
for best hand ($500) and worst hand (100).
To register call Victor A. Sciullo at (904)
693-7583, ext. 209. To learn more about
Community Hospice, visit www.community-
hospice.com.


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In South Florida, many high-rise bridges
are used for parks and boat ramps.'
GLENN SEMANISIN. CITY PROJECT MANAGER


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received $100,000 from a
Florida Inland Navigation
District grant and $100,000
from a Florida Boating
Improvement Program grant
for a new boat ramp. City staff
and volunteers, he said in an e-
mail, have done most of the
site work at the city marina
and the city has paid consult-
ants Zev Cohen a "minor
amount for consultation and
meetings and for some sur-
veying work at the mariaa"
According to city Project
Manager Glenn Semanisin,
the construction costs to move
the boat ramp to the south end
of the marina Were more than
expected, at around $1 million,
and the plan only provided for
12 parking spaces. A boat
ramp under the Shave Bridge,
he said, would provide about
80 parking spaces but con-
struction costs would be about
$2 million.
"In South Florida, many
high-rise bridges are used for
parks and boat ramps,"
Semanisin said. The under-
bridge ramp, he said, would
be on the east side of the
bridge.
City Commissioner Eric
Childers said he had heard of
a study done 10 years ago, in
which the area was deemed
not prudent for a boat ramp.
Semanisin countered that
the area east of the bridge was
large enough to excavate for a
boat basin, which would pro-
vide enough still water for
boats to be launched safely.
City Commissioner Arlene
Filkoff said she had asked
Czymbor for a study on usage
of the city marina boat ramp,



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occasion, (and) has repre-
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in the district," wrote former
commissioner Ron Sapp to
Steger. "(He) has no support
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city has designated the fox to
monitor the henhouse way too
often."
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and questioned whether there
was a need for another ramp in
the county.
City Commissioner Jeffrey
Bunch said there was already
a boat launching area under
the Shave Bridge, but that it is
"a very dangerous, very nar:
row place."
"It's going to be real expen-
sive," Bunch said. "Where are
they going to put a six-lane
highway if they have a boat
ramp there?"
Boyle complained that if
the city wants to do a "grand
plan" on the waterfront, build-
ing an expensive, remote boat
ramp was not the way to go.
"I'm not sure you should trans-
fer the boat ramp outside the
city," he said.
Czymbor said the proposal
"isn't just a knee-jerk reaction"
and that Westrec, which now
runs the city marina, said the
city boat ramp is a hindrance
to its operation.
"In a master plan, we said
to move (the boat ramp) south
(of the city marina)," Czymbor
said. 'That's not the best site to
spend $1 million, plus $100,000
to dredge every four years. ...
We're not just trying to spend
money to spend it."
"I understand the current
boat ramp is an obstacle,"
Boyle said. "You should find
out what would happen if you
close the (city) boat ramp. You
know that if you have any
changes, one person is going
to complain.... You're vaulting
ahead here. If the need isn't
there, don't spend $1 million."
According to the county's
Building/Maintenance
Department, there are nine
boat ramps in Nassau County.
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don't always agree," resident
Lynn Williams told commis-
sioners at the Aug. 3 meeting,
"but in this case ... clearly he's
the right candidate for this
job." Williams added that the
fact Kavanaugh is an attorney
made him all the more quali-
fied because he could more
easily understand ordinances
and guidelines and prevent
confusion at meetings.
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RYAN SMITH
News Leader

Friends of the Library asked
city and county officials Tues-
day for their blessing in search-
ing for a new home for the
Fernandina Beach branch.
Friends of the Library
President Bill Flynn made the
request of the Amelia Island
Joint Local Planning Agency, a
body comprising both the city
and county commissions.


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some liability issues," he said.
"... We feel it's money well-spent,
where the contractor's not point-
ing a finger back toward you
saying,'You instructed us to do
this."'
City commission members
voted unanimously to approve
the project. Herring said
Wednesday that construction
should begin within the next 30
days and continue for about 3
1/2 months.
The 14th Street project is
still in the planning stages. That
project would entail adding turn
lanes at several intersections
between Atlantic Avenue and
Hickory Street, roadway strip-
ing and traffic signal improve-
ments.
"At this point in time, we're
looking for direction to move
forward," Herring said. "Should
we move forward we'll prepare
the financial action form for the
use of impact fees."
"Does this also count some
sidewalks in some of this?" City
Commissioner Tim Poynter
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is no longer large enough, ably need a minimum of 24,000 some money on that building,"
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"We can't use transportation
impact fees for sidewalks."
Herring said the issue of
sidewalks could be readdressed
once the use of impact fees was
approved and a price estimate
arrived at for the improvements.
"The county does have some
capital improvement funds that
are not limited like impact fees
are," he said. "... There are some
potential funding sources for
sidewalks."
"I didn't see a provision for
any kind of bicycle lanes," City
Commissioner Eric Childers
asked. "Could impact fees be
used for bicycle lanes?"
"The reason we didn't look at
bicycle lanes is that we looked
at the intersections," Herring
said. "We didn't look at it as the


corridor as the whole. At this
point in time, the design phase
will look at the improvements as
identified in the impact fee
report.... (Bike lanes) could be
something we include as part
of the design, but we'll have to
make sure we have another
potential funding source."
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some sections of 14th Street are
narrow and worried adding
sidewalks might involve taking
property from homeowners on
the street. "I don't want there to
be any property taking," he said.
"It's very narrow," Poynter
said. "Are we going to have to
take any property to make these
improvements?"
"At this point, no, we don't
think so," Herring said.,


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that there was no cost estimate
yet for the 14th Street project.
County commissioners were
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from City Commissioner Jeffrey
Bunch to install sidewalks on
Simmons Road an area where
Bunch said the city and county
"cross in two different spots."
Bunch said he proposed the
sidewalks because of the num-
ber of residents walking and
riding bicycles on Simmons
Road from nearby subdivisions
to the beach.
Bunch said the only side-
walk on Simmons Road, which
runs from Amelia Road to South
Fletcher Avenue, is about 200
feet long. He said he hoped the
project would be part of next
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A Nassau County man has
been taken into custody on
charges he solicited some-
one he thought was the
father of two young girls for
sex with the two children,
then traveled to meet the
"father."
Paul Joseph 'Quillen
believed he was talking to the
father of two girls, ages 11
and 13, not realizing he was
actually talking to an under-
cover investigator with the
Attorney General's
CyberCrime Unit.
The arrest was carried out
with assistance from the
Orange County Sheriff's
Office, Federal Bureau of
Investigation and the Oviedo
Police Department.
Quillen, 41, began chat-
ting online with the under-
cover investigator last week
and during the conversations
repeatedly solicited the father
for sex with the two children.
He then traveled to a location
in Orange County where he
was arrested by law enforce-
ment. Upon his arrest, he was
transported to the Orange
County Jail, where he will be
booked.
Quillen will be charged
with solicitation of a parent.
for unlawful sex acts with a
child, a third-degree felony,
and traveling to meet a parent
for unlawful sex acts with a
child, a second-degree felony
under the CyberCrimes
Against Children Act of 2007.
If convicted of all charges,
-he faces up to 20 years in
prison. The agencies involved
are all members of the
Central Florida Internet
Crimes Against Children
Task Force.


GOP candidates clash on'morals'


RYAN SMITH
News Leader

Candidates for state and
local office spoke to voters Aug.
6 during a Republican rally at
the Miner Road Volunteer Fire
Station in Yulee, some taking
digs at incumbents in the form
of veiled references to a recent
scandal involving county admin-
istrators.
About 40 people braved the
90-degree heat to hear the can-
didates give two- to three-
minute stump speeches.
Incumbent county commis-
sioners, however, found them-
selves having to defend the
county's reputation in the wake
of the scandal, in which three
county department heads were
fired for their behavior during
a May hurricane conference. A
fourth resigned.
The employees Building
Maintenance supervisor Daniel
Salmon, Road and Bridge
Supervisor Butch Hartman,
Landfill/Solid Waste director
Lee Pickett and Code
Enforcement director Brenda
Rothwell were caught on tape
frolicking at taxpayer expense
during the conference.
County Commission Chair
Mike Boyle is running for a sec-
ond term against Fernandina
Beach business owner Stephen
Kelley, who did not attend the
rally. Boyle pointed to his
record as District 2 commis-
sioner.
"Over the last four years,
our population has grown by
10.4 percent. The budget, on
the other hand, has decreased
by 6.3 percent," he said. "...
With the help of the four other
commissioners, we've kept the
millage where it's been for the
last three years. What each and
every person pays in ad val-
orem taxes has gone down 20
percent in the last four years,
and those are the four years
you can hold me responsible."
Audie Ash, running for


RYAN SMITH/NEWS-LEADER,
State Senate candidate Charles Perniciaro, left, and his wife Gail speak with state Rep.
Janet Adkins at a rally Friday in Yulee.


Commissioner Barry
Holloway's District 4 'seat,
attacked the current commis-
sion with'an indirect reference
to the fired administrators.
"Put people in office who
have morals, who have charac-
ter," Ash said. "We've already
seen what happens when we
give poker to people without
character."
Holloway, however, said the
county acted quickly to inves-
tigate the administrators' con-
duct. He pointed out that
County Manager Ted Selby had
fired Salmon, Hartman and
Pickett earlier in the day.


Rothwell had already resigned
the day before.
"There are certain issues
going on in the county that
we've been able to take care of
as of today," he said. "There
will be more conversation about
that in the coming weeks, but
we've done the right thing."
- Holloway said his focus if
reelected would be bringing
jobs to the county. He suggest-
ed forming a committee of cit-
izens and business leaders to
define strategies for economic
growth.
"Let's talk about sbme inno-
vative ideas," he said. "... Let's


put you together and see what
you. can come up with.
Remember, Microsoft started
in a garage."
Richard Williams,
Holloway's other opponent in
the Republican primary, said
. the commission needed fresh
blood, implying that the
county government had
become a byword in surround-
ing areas.
"Folks, the future of Nassau
County is dependent on the
Coming election," he said. "We
really need your help to make
some changes to show the
people in Duval County, to


show the people in Georgia,
that Nassau County is ready to
make a change."
A -third contender for
Holloway's seat, George Spicer,
is running with no party affili-
ation and did not attend the
Republican event
The only question from the
audience also dealt with the
scandal. Fernandina Beach res-
ident Michelle Kling quizzed
Boyle on his statements during
the investigation that the embat-
tled administrators deserved
due process.
"To me and quite a few other
taxpayers, it was a moral issue,"
she said. "... In viewing the
videos, I cannot for the life of
me understand why anyone
would want to defend these
individuals."
Boyle insisted that those
statements didn't reflect a
defense of the disgraced
employees. "Within hours of
learning of the issue for the first
time, I asked our county man-
ager, Ted Selby, to refer it to.
both Sheriff Tommy Seagraves
and the (assistant) state attor-
ney, Wes White," he said. "I
wanted the citizens of Nassau
County to know that whoever
was conducting the investiga-
tion was fair and impartial, and
nobody was trying to sweep it.
under the rug.
"Everybody-you, your chil-
dren have a right to due
process," he added. "If that
came across as me defending
them, I am sorry."
Boyle added that proceed-
ing carefully had protected the
county as well as the adminis-
trators.
"When action was taken, it
would be done on a firm basis,
so if action was taken they
couldn't come back and sue the
county for huge dollars," he
said. "... The process has
played, the action has been
taken. I think we're all relieved
that we can move on."
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Volunteer Fire Station, used her
time to endorse Flui ida Attor.
ney,General Bill McCollum for
governor and slam illegal immi-


gration and national health care
reform.
"This is an important elec-
tion, especially for Florida," she
said. "Over 1 million Floridians
are out of work.
'Whenyou look ji who wA
need in our state gov tment tb
lead us, I believe we need some-
one who has experience and


understanding. One of the first
things i learned in Tallahassee
is in order to get anything done,
you've got to build relationships.
... Bill McCollum has those rela-
tionships."
Adkins, hbi'is' iot io'dsed
fpi"'.reeletioi, 'S.id' 'she',arid
McCollum would both work
to reduce illegal immigration
in Florida a problem she
claimed was draining the state's
coffers.
"I believe Bill McCollum and
I share the same core values,
and together we will tackle the
problem of illegal immigrants,"
she said. "We simply cannot
afford to provide services to
those people anymore."
SAdkins also agreed with
McCollum's opposition' to
national health care reform.
McCollum has proposed an


amendment to the state consti-
tution that would opt Florida out
of the Washington mandates,
although many question
whether such an amendment
would stand up to constitution-
;al scrutiny.onia federal level."
Adkins cited projected cost
increases for the state as her
reason for opposing healthcare
reform.
"We're looking at an addi-
tional $1 billion by 2019 (for
health care)," she said.
The federal government
would contribute some of the
funds for healthcare, butAdkins
said she didn't trust Washington
to pay its fair share.
"They will change that for-
mula, and they will put more
and more of the burden on the
states," she said.
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FRIDAY, August 13.2010 NEWS News-Leader


Muriel Creamer seeks


School Board seat


Muriel N. Creamer is run-
ning for re-election for Nassau
County School Board, District 3.
She has spent the last 12 years
"working as a team with the
Nassau County School Board
to bring a higher quality of edu-
cation to the children of Nassau
County in a safe and modern
learning environment," she said
in her campaign announcement.
Creamer has been chair of
the school board for the past
seven years.
She is oplxsed in the Aug.
24 election by Amanda Young.
Creamer said she is proud of
the additions, upgrades and new
schools that she and the other
School Board members have
provided throughout the coun-
ty. "These improvements made
it possible to offer Nassau
County students a more com-
petitive, safer and nourishing
educational environment, and
it was all done without the
School Board incurring any con-
struction debt. That means from
the time our students walked
through the doors of a new con-
struction project, it was already
paid for," the announcement
said.
Surrounding counties tax-
payers are still paying on
schools that students have been
attending for years, she noted.
Other accomplishments cited:
S.Annual operating budget
of $85.9 million for 15 schools
and 11,070 students
64.7 percent of budget
spent on instruction
1998: built New Field
House at Fernandina Beach
High School
1998-2000: new Callahan
Intermediate School, new
cafeterias and remodeling at
West Nassau High, Hilliard
Middle Senior and Callahan
Elementary
2001: New Yulee Middle
School
2003-7: Added 12 class-
rooms, new media center, cafe-
teria addition and remodeled
Bryceville Elementary
2004: Built new Yulee
High School
2008: Added eight class-
rooms and parking improve-
ments to Yulee
Elementary School
2008: New cafeteria,
mechanical upgrades and 10
additional classrooms ,at
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six classrooms at Callahan
Intermediate School, and added
four classrooms at Callahan
Elementary School
2008: Added 12 class-
rooms and parking improve-
ments at Yulee Primary School
2010: Replaced and
upgraded mechanical systems
and re-roofed Fernandina
Beach High School
2010: (currently under
construction) new multipurpose
building, ESE suite and
new/remodeled kitchen at
Southside Elementary School;


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pose building,
renovation of
existing media
center into the
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S I remodeling
A the kitchen at
Creamer Emma Love
Hardee
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Bean Vocational Center a joint
use technical center at the Betty
Cook campus of FSCJ.
Strengthened policies on
drugs and weapons, improving
school safety.
Currently working with
NACDAC to expand on these
policies.
In addition, Nassau County
was one of the first three
schools in the state of Florida to
receive district accreditation
and to be graded as "A" district,
Creamer said. All of Nassau
County schools are now fully
accredited by the Southern
Association of Schools &
Colleges.
Creamer is a Nassau County
native. The daughter of Benny
and Sue Nickelson, she grew
up "learning a strong work ethic
and values from the very begin-
ning. Helping her parents with
Sue's Restaurant and Motel was
just the beginning of her 47
years of private business expe-
rience."
"Muriel's business experi-
ence and years of service on
the School Board have taught
her how to look forward into
the future and forecast what a
business's needs would be, to
consider all possibilities and
people and to watch every
penny and spend it wisely."
Creamer is one of four gen-
erations who have attended or
who are currently attending
Nassau County Schools. "As a
parent and grandparent, I am
excited our kids have an edu-
cational environment deserv-
ing of them. As your school
board member I am proud of
what I was able to help do for
the taxpayers and students. As
a taxpayer myself, I'm relieved
that improvements for our chil-
dren's futures won't be a burden
on my financial future," she said.
"The path hasn't always
been easy; there have definite-
ly been challenges. However,
,working together with my
Si1h'ofi Bqarld peers, teachers
and parents, we've been able.to
overcome obstacles. Not only
have we made improvements
to all of the Nassau County
schools, but we've made sure
there were better benefits and
increased pay for school board
employees. I've proven to be
innovative and resourceful, able
to make difficult decisions when
needed and always an advocate
for safety and high caliber of
education for all of Nassau
County's children."
For more information visit
MurielCreamer.com.


Low County Boil
Nassau County
Democrats will hold their
13th Annual Low Country
Boil on Saturday at 6:30 p.m.
at the Fernandina Beach
Woman's Club, 201 Jean
Lafitte Blvd, Fernandina
Beach.
The public is invited
to a dinner with barbecue, a
silent auction and to meet
and great Democratic candi-
dates.
Tickets are $40 per
person and can be purchased
from any precinct captain
or at party headquarters at
401 S. Eighth St. in
Fernandina, or by sending
an e-mail to info@nassau
dems.org.
For more information call
State Committeenan Phil
Morton at (904) 879-5163 or
visit www.nassaudems.org.

Candidates in
Brycevlile
The Bryceville
Community Club is sched-
uled to meet at 11 a.m.
Tuesday. Candidates partici-
pating in the upcoming elec-
tions will speak.
All people interested in
the upcoming elections are
welcome to attend.
Attendees are asked to
bring a covered dish for
the meal following the meet-
ing.
For additional informa-
tion, call (904) 879-3417.

WestSide
Democrats
The Westside Democratic
Club is scheduled to meet at
7 p.m. Tuesday at the
County Building on Mickler
Street in Callahan.
Featured speakers are
Sam Garrison and Mark
Hulsey, candidates for Fourth
Circuit Judge. County
Commission and Port
Authority candidates will
also speak. Dinner and a
short business meeting will
follow.
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As America moves from 300 million to 400
million people, the question of powering our
vehicles arises. Will we be able to continue to My gutfeeling is your next
have affordable gasoline available? If so, that
is the clear frontrunner among American car is most likely to run
consumers by a wide margin, on regulargas and nothave
The evolution of the Prius symbolizes the
hybrid vehicle's niche in the marketplace, any batteries.
even though only 2 percent of vehicles sold
are hybrids. Many suggest diesels are the
logical choice and point to 50 percent of known as the power split device, which con-
European passenger vehi- nects the gas and electric motors through a
cles being diesel. The intro- series of gears. The computer monitors the
duction of the Chevrolet amount of charge in the batteries, keeping it
Volt makes us aware of elec- no more than 60 percent or less than 40 per-
tric vehicles, but this option cent of capacity. This operating range is
has the most hurdles to designed to extend battery range, hopefully
overcome. Based on some to a couple hundred thousand miles. The
research I've done and my long-range jury is still out on hybrids, with
gut feeling, your next car is many of these owners flying the hybrid flag
Most likely to run on regu- it seems.
KEFFER'S lar gas and not have any As with the hybrids, most buyers are slow
CORNER_ _batteries; _to embrace owning a diesel vehicle. An arti-
S- My favored-outcohff '. cle I read suggests that we wake up to the
would be a lot more weight- idea of a clean, high-performance diesel with
Rick Keffer ed to diesels, now much the same horsepower as gas, 30 percent bet-
quieter and cleaner burn- ter fuel economy and arguably lower emis-
ing. Whatever you do, don't be too much of a sions. They are not sold in big numbers
pioneer in your selection. There is a reason because of their couple thousand dollar high-
manufacturers often place a big group of new er cost, brought about by more engineering
models with rental companies so they can- and often a turbocharger. People are not fac-
be guinea pigs. ing $5 to $8 a gallon gas like overseas and
Hybrids have the most buzz right now their hand isn't being forced. Like hybrids,
and are worth discussing. By definition, any diesel owners are advocates and that is why
vehicle that combines two or more sources of there is chocolate and vanilla.
power that can directly or indirectly provide What may evolve are more technological-
propulsion is a hybrid., ly advanced gas engines with direct injection
They start with mopeds and include and some turbocharging. Direct injection
diesel-electric locomotives and nuclear-elec- computerizes the fuel-injection system to
tric submarines. To briefly take a look at spray gasoline in layers to allow it to burn
their operation in vehicles, we will use the more efficiently within the cylinder. Spray
Toyota and Ford versions, which are slightly patterns are altered to fit driving conditions
different than Honda's. and boost performance.
Upon starting the internal combustion Engineers are focusing on a better
engine (ICE) it gets going long enough to gasoline engine, which will havean effect on
get warmed up and then it shuts down again, vehicle costs as it does on diesels. Look for
At this point the electric motor is online, primarily gas engine choices for the near
while the ICE remains dormant until needed. future, with hybrids and diesels making
The all-electric mode will stay in use up until inroads as fuel prices and the market
about 15 mph at normal acceleration or up to call for. Good choices abound for today's
30 mph at slow acceleration. A pedal position- prospects.
ing devise determines how fast you want to Rick Keffer owns and operates Rick Keffer
go and the computer is making decisions on Dodge Chryslerje'ep in'Yulee. He invites ques-
when to use the gas engine, whelto-ge-elee-- -tidns orpositive stories about automobile use
tric, or when to use a comn-iination: The com- and ownership.
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Island sees rebound



in summer tourism


We've all noticed
the record high
temperatures
over the past cou-
ple of months, but there's
another record high you
might have missed lodging
demand. Despite the persist-
ently sluggish economy,
Amelia Island's inns, hotels
and resorts enjoyed a 14 per-
cent increase in the number of
room nights sold in June,
making it thp best month
since2007. Better yet, July
looks to be even more suc-
cessful, with many properties
reporting occupancy at 90 per-
cent or better and room rev-
enue beating last year by dou-
ble digits.
These encouraging num-
bers are due in large part to
the continued strong support
of the tourism industry by the
Board of County
Commissioners. Earlier this
year, the commissioners sup-'
ported a request from the
lodging industry for a 1-cent
increase in the bed tax. That
action generated additional
funding critical to the
Convention & Visitors
Bureau's efforts to position
Amelia Island as a premiere
vacation destination. The bed
tax is a user fee paid only by
visitors who stay at one of our
island accommodations and
yet allows the CVB to help the
county's economy in its entire-
ty. With tourism businesses
employing one in every five
workers and generating 36
percent of the sales tax col-
lected in Nassau County, the
strong increase in summer
business is certainly a wel-
come event.
Since our marketing
occurs outside the communi-
ty, many aren't aware of our
programs, which include a


Inns, hotels and resorts enjoyed
a 14 percent increase in room
nights sold in une, the best
month since 200Z
GIL LANGLEY. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU


dynamic combination of
advertising, promotions and
public relations. This year, for
the first time, Amelia Island
ran a combination of TV, radio
and interactive commercials in
Florida, Georgia, and the
Northeast U.S. (see our spots
on YouTube!). We've part-
nered with numerous national
publications to provide vaca-
tion giveaways to Amelia
Island, generating tremen-
dous exposure without
expending any marketing dol-
lars. In just the past few
months, Amelia Island has
been featured in Glamour,
Redbook and Women's Health
magazines and been offered
as the grand prize on Wheel of
Fortune. A partnership with
Harris Teeter allowed us to
provide special offers to their
millions of customers, while
another program provides dis-
counted vacations to active
duty military families.
A new and improved con-
sumer website -
Amelialsland.com was
launched in March and our
new mobile website went live
in June. Both provide numer-
ous opportunities for local
businesses to feature their vis-
itor offerings at no charge. In
May, the CVB launched a
$200,000 program to revitalize
the meetings business, which
is the lifeblood of our hotels. It
includes MeetOnAmelia.com,


a website created specifically
for meeting planners; a new
digital meeting planner guide;
and a new out-of-the-box TV
commercial that ran in major
markets including New York,
Philadelphia and Atlanta.
Finally, the CVB works
with more than 30 special
events annually to support
activities that bring visitors to
the island. Later this month,
we'll produce the Great
Southern Tailgate Cook-off to
increase late summer busi-
ness. In September, we're
hosting the USTA Women's
Futures Tennis event at
Amelia Island Plantation and
supporting the Autumn Fine
Arts Festival on Centre Street
In October, we're underwrit-
ing the appearance of Ramsey
Lewis at the Amelia Island
Jazz Festival, all as part of the
effort to bring more tourists
to the community during a
slow period.
While we are not out of the
woods yet with the current
economic situation, Amelia
Island is clearly seeing a posi-
tive, upward swing. With the
continued support of our
elected officials, tourism
stakeholders and the entire
community, we will build on
this recent momentum to
carry Amelia Island to a full
recovery as one of America's
most popular island destina-
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Fruit doesn't fall far from tree


Have I been a good parent or a bad
one? When people meet my children,
do they cringe at their rearing or nod
approvingly? We look for some sort
of affirmation that we've done a good job rais-
ing our children other than that they're happy,
healthy, employed and not in jail. Kids get
report cards. Parents don't. Our grades often
come years later.
I had to stop early one morning recently on
my way to work and get some blood drawn for
my annual checkup. The waiting room was full
of people and I was feeling impatient. I looked
around the packed room and thought sourly,
yuck, I'll never get out of here. Worse, one 6f
the tests being done required that I not eat or
drink after midnight In a hurry to get to work,
a full waiting room, a stomach growling like a
surly mutt and the caffeine gauge running on
empty. Not a good way to start one's morning,
especially when one isn't much of a morning
person.
I signed the log, scrounged around for an
old issue of a magazine I found vaguely inter-
esting and plopped down into a hard, uncom-
fortable plastic chair made for someone two
sizes smaller than me.
The one remaining halfway accommodat-
ing-looking chair was quickly earmarked by a
lady who raced in and tossed her purse
into it before I could sit down, convincing my
already starving, caffeine deprived, grumpy
self that women only carry purses as place
markers.
I resigned myself to a long and boring wait


with the magazine about
famous World War II battles
for company and a stomach
believing that my throat had
been cut when the door
opened and another patient
S' entered the room. Something
about her caught my atten-
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CUP OF life of me I can't figure out
JOE how I know her. I noted a
_... halfway puzzled expression
on her face. Not wanting her
Joe Palmer to think I was being fresh, I
went back to reading about the Battle of Iwo
Jima for the umpty-frapth time.
A few minutes later, they called my name
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desk to get my final paperwork done, I heard
the familiar looking lady say, "Aha." The lab
lady completed my paperwork and directed
me to a cubicle where a technologist waited
with a needle and a tourniquet As she was
probing for a vein, the familiar looking lady
was directed to sit next in line at my cubicle.
By then, my curiosity was killing me. The lady
looked at me and smiled. "You're Trey's dad,
aren't you?" she asked cheerily. "Yes," I said,
feeling stupid because I still couldn't place her.
"Where do I know you from?" She looked at
me and smiled broadly. "My name's Carol
Kline. I was Trey's Spanish teacher at
Fernandina Beach High School." And then it
all came back. My eldest son's favorite


teacher. Of course, how could I forget?
And then she handed me the parental
report card I've been waiting for all these
years. "He is one of my fondest memories of
teaching," she said a little wistfully. "I really
enjoyed having him in my class."
I laughed and remembered the homework
assignment of preparing a Spanish meal. She
told me about the time she came in and caught
my son and his surfing buddy trying to put a
wetsuit on the classroom mannequin and how
embarrassed one of the girls got when she
walked in and saw the boys trying to stuff a
naked mannequin into a wetsuit. That one
really got me to laughing. The tech drawing
my blood started chuckling, too, much to my
chagrin, as by then she had a needle buried in
my arm.
"And then there was the morning I saw
him pedaling his bicycle down Atlantic Avenue
with his surfboard under his arm when he was
supposed to be in school," Ms. Kline snick-
ered. Uh-oh, I thought. I wonder if it was the
morning I gave him permission to skip and go
surfing because the waves were so good?
Later in the day, I sent Ms. Kline an e-mail
and thanked her and told her how much I
enjoyed our chat.
"You and your wife did a fine job with that
young man for him to be forever in my fondest
memories," she wrote back. "The fruit doesn't
fall far from the tree."
Not a bad report card, that. Muchas gra-
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forjudge

Early voting has begun as the primary
election, approaches on Aug. 24. Among the
races that all registered voters may cast bal-
lots for is Circuit Court Judge, Fourth
Judicial Circuit, Group 25.
Both candidates in this race are qualified
and have the credentials to serve as judges
in the Circuit Court.
Sam Garrison, who resides in Clay
County, is a criminal prosecutor in the
Fourth Judicial Circuit and has a decade of
criminal trial experience. He has represent-
ed Florida in over 1,000 criminal cases and
60 jury trials. Garrison has served as the
senior prosecutor of the Homicide and
Major Crimes Unit of the State Attorney
Office. He is also an instructor at the
National College of District Attorneys.
His opponent, Mark Hulsey of
Jacksonville, has three decades of trial expe-
rience in four of the five circuit court divi-
sions. His law practice of 18 years special-
izes in family law. Hulsey is an expert child
custody evaluator and certified family medi-
ator who has taught at Jacksonville
University, FloridaS:ale College
Jacksonville and the University of North
Florida.
We are fortunate in this race to have two
qualified candidates, but feel Hulsey has the
edge and should be given the opportunity to
serve as a Circuit Court Judge.


FOR THE RECORD


Not Amelia National
A Viewpoint on page 6A Aug. 6 titled
"Face reality of economic paradigm shift"
made inaccurate statements about the
Amelia National development on Amelia
Concourse. All references to.Amelia
National were erroneous. That development
has not gone through foreclosure. No devel-
oper has taken it over with plans to sell
homes for $200,000. Nor does the golf
course there "have a questionable future."
There is no evidence that Amelia National
or its developer is in financial trouble.
"No portion of the land owned by the
partnership has ever been through foreclo-
sure. In fact, there is no debt whatsoever on
the project other than CDD bonds," accord-
ing to Robert M. Dees, an attorney repre-
senting Amelia National and its developers.
The writers of the Viewpoint submitted to
the newspaper, Robert M. Weintraub, Peter
Johnson and Jan Cote-Merow, perhaps con-
fused Amelia National with a different
development nearby. There is no connec-
tion between Amelia National and that
development. The News-Leader regrets the
error.


SERVING YOU

City of Fernandina Beach Commissioners:
Mayor Susan Steger: 261-4372,
email: ssteger@fbfl.org
Vice Mayor: Tim Poynter: 415-6533 (cell)
email: tpoynter@fbfl.org
Eric Childers: 261-0116, ericchilders.com
email: echilders@fbfl.org
Jeff Bunch: 415-4902 email: jbunch@fbfl.org
Arlene Filkoff: 583-8629, email: afilkoff@fbfl.org



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VOICE OF THE PEOPLE


Skatepark
I'm disappointed in our local
youth. They begged for years to get
a skate park in our area. Now that
it's unsupervised, it is being neg-
lected.
I took my 5-year-old son there on
Saturday night, only to find plastic
water bottles, soda cans, chip and
candy wrappers and clothes all over
inside the park and outside around
the fence. I wasn't about to just sit
there and watch him skate around
the garbage, so I walked around
picking up the trash myself. I ended
up with five grocery bags full of
trash. The garbage can just outside
the fence was overflowing onto the
ground. So I carried the bags to the
cans by the old concession stand.
There were a few teenage boys
at the park so I confronted them
about the trash, but they said they
didn't live around here. It's a shame
to let something so nice for, our
youth to enjoy be destroyed by oth-
ers that obviously weren't raised
how to pick up after themselves.
,.,Next thing that,will probably hap-
pen is grafitl arid vandalism.
: Parents, if you drop your kids
off, or know they go to the skate
park, let them know they need to
throw their own trash away and
send the message out to their
friends.
Debbie Taylor
Fernandina Beach

Frefghters
Yet again another political player
within Nassau County politics has
used the firefighters in an attempt to
discredit the sitting commissioners.
Like other comments made and
printed in the past, a picture was
painted with limited facts and half-
truths to sway public opinion against
the career firefighters and the polit-
ical candidates we have supported
and continue to support. These
elected officials include all of the
current county commissioners,
Clerk of the Court John Crawford,
Nassau County Tax Collector John
Drew and Ocean Highway and Port
Authority Commissioner Melvin
Usery, just to name a few.
One of the names you will not
see is Phil Scanlan ("County money,"
Aug. 6). Mr. Scanlan approached
the fire union in 2006 seeking our
endorsement during his run for
county commissioner, District 2.
Instead, the fire union decided to
endorse Mike Boyle. Since that time
Mr. Scanlan has continued to make
numerous accusations against the
union and the individuals we
endorsed. Those accusations have
been thoroughly investigated, both
locally and by the state, and have
all been dismissed.
The fire union has had conver-
sations with Mr. Scanlan in an
attempt to explain in detail the poli-
cies and laws we must follow with
respect to our political involvement.
However, those conversations appar-
ently were in vain. Our only con-
clusion at this point is that a dis-
gruntled former candidate is upset
with our decision not to endorse
him in 2006, and still refuses to con-
sider the facts of our actions.
We know there is a tremendous
amount of misinformation being
spread by multiple people within
the county regarding the fire union.
Our hours of work, benefits and cer-
tain aspects of our contract can be
confusing, especially when com-
pared to the 40-hour workweek most
employees follow. We have received
phone calls and correspondence
from several people expressing con-
cern about our contract. However,
once these individuals were given all
the facts, and detailed explanations
to their questions, most if not all of
their concerns were alleviated.
The fire union contract is public
record and can be seen via the
Nassau County website. The cur-


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were negotiated over several
months back in 2008 and 2009.
Citizens also need to remember that
the contract reflects the only cost of
living adjustments for the fire union
in the last seven years. However,
what the current contract does not
show is the concessions made by
the union that nearly paid for all of
those increases. Furthermore, these
negotiations were done prior to the
extreme economic downturn that
has impacted all government oper-
ations. In a show of good faith to
Nassau County residents, the fire
union is currently negotiating with
the county to make further conces-
sions during these very difficult
times.
Matt Waggoner, President
Local 3101
Nassau County Fire Union

Equalaccess
While reading the article about
Amanda Young seeking a seat on
the Nassau County School Board
(Aug. 4) my attention was drawn
immediately to her statement that,
if elected, she "will ask for a local
policy to be adopted that will
address the problem of illegal immi-
gration affecting our schools." On
her website, I found the statement,
"As our children are affected by
budget constraints, we can no
longer afford to educate those who
are here illegally."
These statements are deeply
troubling to me. I find in them no
trace of compassion for innocent
children who may well have no
knowledge of immigration laws.
Rather, her statements express a
punitive, judgmental attitude toward
undocumented workers and their
children. These families would not
be in this country if employers were
not willing to hire the adult family
members for menial labor jobs at
minimum wages.
Just as importantly, Ms. Young
does not seem to know about
Florida law and U.S. Supreme Court
precedents that promote public edu-
cational opportunities for all chil-
dren.
Specifically addressing undocu-
mented children in Plyler v. Doe
(decided in 1982), the U.S. Supreme
Court rendered the following deci-
sion: "A Texas statute which with-
holds from local school districts any
state funds for the education of chil-
dren who were not 'legally admitted'
into the United States, and which
authorizes local school districts to
deny enrollment to such children,
violates the Equal Protection Clause
of the Fourteenth Amendment."
The following reasons for this deci-
sion were set forth in the majority
opinion:
The Texas statute imposes a


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lifetime brdthip.othap 3c itgyu'-
"of children h'ot acitifufaSbltfoYt'-ter`c
disabling status.
These children can neither
affect their parents' conduct nor
their own undocumented status.
Public education has a pivotal
role in maintaining the fabric of our
society and in sustaining our polit-
ical and cultural heritage.
The deprivation of education
takes an inestimable toll on the
social, economic, intellectual and
psychological well-being of the indi-
vidual, and poses an obstacle to indi-
vidual achievement
Whatever savings might be
achieved by denying these children
an education, they are wholly insub-
stantial in light of the costs involved
to these children, the state and the
nation.
The state of Florida just last year
reinforced the concept of equal
access to public education by enact-
ing the "Florida Educational Equity
Act." The 2009 Florida Statute
1000.05 states: "No person in this
state shall, on the basis of race, eth-
nicity, national origin, gender, dis-
ability, or marital status, be exclud-
ed from participation in, be denied
the benefits of, or be subjected to
discrimination under any public K-
20 education program or activity,
or in any employment conditions
or practices, conducted by a public
educational institution that receives
or benefits from federal or state
financial assistance."
I would urge Amanda Young to
reconsider her negative stance
toward the equal access of undoc-
umented children to our public
schools.
Thomas C. Washburn
Fernandina Beach

Golf course
Golf is a great game, and well
worth saving for many reasons. It
has become harder and harder to
maintain the level of play needed
to fund the operation at a reasonable
cost to the players and the city golf
requires such a large amount of
land to maintain as a golf course, it
becomes quite expensive.
With this in mind, I submit the
following plan, which will enable
the player to hit the same number
of shots in half the territory and
three quarters of time.
I will call it "Compact Golf."
You will use all of your equip-
ment the same as always except
you will do it with half the travel or
more.
For example: The north course,
first six holes, would be used as an
18-hole course with each player hit-
ting three balls each off the first
tees (seniors and ladies would have
their tees as usual).
The last three holes of the north


,.cculd bt, nine-hol- course with
each player playing three balls.
The west and south courses
could be used as a regular 18-hole
course, or if needed they could be
used as 18 hole courses with each
player hitting two balls for nine
holes.
Prices could be adjusted on the
different venues and Cokes could
return to a dollar.
I would like the "Blitz" to test it
on the west, playing two balls each.
W.H. Burney
Fernandina Beach

Amendment
For the past few months I have
been reading about the pros and
cons of Amendment 4. The latest
ruling on Crane Island has con-
vinced me that the development
industry will use any tactic to over-
build our island. I now will, and
hope that other Amelia Island resi-
dents will, vote in favor of
Amendment 4.
Robert W. Schick
Amelia Island

"Hannah excelled'
For those of us who attended
Hannah Smith's voice recital at
Amelia Plantation Chapel on Aug. 8;
there was a program carefully cho-
sen and artistically presented.
Hannah spoke about each group
before she sang. There were 19th
century exotic French songs, three
Brahms songs, Recitative and Aria
KV 416, written by W.A. Mozart for
his personal friend. These pieces
required both strength and virtu-
osity. Hannah excelled. Arise My
Love and Come Away, arranged by
Mark Hayes, she sang with bright
tenderness.
Part of Hannah's program plan-
ning is to include new music. In this
category were selections from e.c.
cummings set to music by Gwyneth
Walker. The final three songs were
written for Broadway, Simple Little
Things from 110 Degrees in the
Shade. There were no dry eyes dur-
ing this one. Taylor the Latte Boy
gave us a love story. Girl in 14-G
pictured a new resident expecting
peace and quiet, however, an opera
singer lived below, an unrestrained
jazz devotee occupied the apart-
ment above. Hannah conveyed vivid
scenes and sounds.
Hannah's vocal tones are pure.
She and her accompanist, Ai
Ishihara, accurately interpreted the
styles and demands of the music,
making this a superb recital.
Hannah is currently putting togeth-
er a program titled Women of the
Stage. Don't miss hearing her when
she comes again to Amelia Island.
Gladys C. Sweat
Amelia Island


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FRIDAY. AUGUST 13. 2010/NEWS-LEADER


BOYS STATE


SUBMITTED
The American Iegion Boys State Program is a unique summertime educational program designed to mirror the
structure and operation of the Florida state government. The 2010 Florida Boys State program was held on the
Florida State University campus in Tallahassee. American Legion Post 54 of Fernandina Beach selected four aca-
demically outstanding students to attend July 11-17. The competition among many applicants for these four posi-
tions was spirited. Neil Murray and Stephen Soolloo of Fernandina Beach High School and Brandon Burnette and
Matthew Gingery of Yulee ligh School were selected. All four entered election races at city, county or state levels.
Ultimately, Soolloo was elected to a state senator chair and Burnette to a state house seat. Gingery and Murray
served as elected officials at city and county levels. All energetically supported their party in development of pro-
posed government bills. Several state officials and 1I.S. congressmen made appearances as guest speakers.
Pictured, from left, are I.gionaire Scruggs, Gingery, Iurnette, Murray, Sooloo and Chairman Sydnor.



BACK TO SCHOOL


Refresher course
Miss Kate's Pre K, 1303 Jasmine St.,
is offering I'm Ready for Kindergarten!,
a 2-day refresher session for children
entering kindergarten, Aug. 17 and 18, 9
a.m.-1 p.m. Fee is $24; enrollment is lim-
ited. Parents provide lunch. Contact
Miss Kate at 321-0049 or at misskate-
sprek@yahoo.com.
Homeschool group
Two Wings Homeschool Support
Group is a relaxed and informal volun-
teer group dedicated to quality e(luca-
tion for children in a family environ-
ment, regardless of race, sex,
financial/social status, cultural back-
ground or religion. Its purpose is to pro-
vide loving encouragement, support and
information to any family from any back-
ground (new and seasoned homeschool-
ers). Two Wings serves Nassau County.
Membership benefits include field trips,
group activities, weekly park clays
(meets on Fridays at 1:30 p.m.) and
community service.
Two Wings will hold its first park day


gathering on Aug. 27 at 1:30 p.m. at
Central Park on Atlantic Avenue. New
and seasoned homeschoolers are wel-
comed. Contact Dana at twowing-
shsg@comcast.net.
Supply dve
The Nassau Cou:tty Volunteer
Center's Corporate Volunteer Council
10th annual G.O.K.I.D.S. (Giving Our
Kids Important Daily Supplies) project
is collecting school supplies and dona-
tions for local students who need them
the most through Aug. 20.
Donations may be dropped off at:
Amelia Island Plantation : Barnabas
Center; Century 21/John T Ferreira
Ins.; City Hall on Ash Street; First Coast
Community Bank: First Federal Bank:
First National Bank of Nassau; Golf
Club of Amelia Island; Fernandina
Beach library; Owens, VanEtta &
Kitson, )DDS; Rayonier (mill), Rayland;
Smurfil-S(one Container Corp.; VyStar
Credit l nion: Nassau County Volunteer
Center, 1303 Jasmine St., Suite 104A:
Tax Collector, Nassau County
Courthouse, 416 Centre St., the County


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Building, 45401 Centre St., and the
Plantation Shop (Palmetto Walk). Call
261-2771 or e-mail ncvcfb@aol.com.
Coop preschool
Amelia Island Parent Co-Op
Preschool is enrolling for the 2010-11
school year. Classes are offered for 2-
and 3-year-olds. The school is located at
5040 First Coast Hwy. Call 261-1161 or
visit www.aipcp.org.
Christianacademy
The new Fernandina Christian
Academy located at First Baptist Church
on South Eighth St. is registering for the
2010-11 school year for kindergarten
and first grade. Reduced tuition is being
offered through Aug. 18. Call 491-5664
or 261-3617.
Rose-Lennie registration
Rose-Lennie Developmental
Learning Center, 474257 SR 200 E. in
O'Neil, is accepting applications for the
fall 2010-11 school term for preschool
students ages 2-5. Call 261-4186 to
schedule an appointment.


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WEDDING ANNIVERSARY


Hill
Dr. and Mrs. Jonathan H.
Hill of Kings Ferry recently
celebrated their 64th wedding
anniversary. They were mar-
ried Aug. 5, 1946, in Geneva,
Ala. She is the former
Dorothy Lucille Hill.
The Hills have a son,
Jonathan Hill Jr. (Skip), a
grandchild and a great-grand-
child.


Mr. and Mrs. Hill


CAMPUS NOTES

Ashley Schwartz of Klaudia Forgacova of Yulee
Yulee has been awarded the were selected as two of 300
Chick-fil-A $1,000 Leadership girls to attend the American
Scholarship, bringing the Legion Auxiliary Florida Girls
total amount of team member State during the first week of
scholarships July.
awarded to Mazur and Forgacova .
more than were chosen based on a sub-
$26 million. I mitted application and high
Schwartz .- school credentials.
was nominat- Representing their state as
ed by Lita legislators, Mazur and
Fannin, oper- Forgacova traveled to
ator of Chick- Tallahassee to study local,
fil-A of Amelia county and state government
Island. The processes in this nonpartisan
program pro- Schwartz political learning experience.
vides assis- Every summer the American
tance to Legion Auxiliary Girls State
restaurant employees who Program provides approxi-
want to further their educa- mately 25,000 young women
tion. throughout the nation with
"The program recognizes this hands-on educational
employees who have opportunity designed to
acquired the leadership quali- instruct tomorrow's leaders
ties and skills necessary to be in the privileges and duties of
successful in life while provid- responsible citizenship.
ing an additional incentive for The Florida department of
our employees to remain ded- Girls State mirrors the
icated and work hard," Florida government system,
Fannin said. "Ashley is being just on a much smaller scale.
recognized for demonstrating At Florida Girls State, dele-
abilities and potential to gates recieve special instruc-
accomplish great things." tion in parliamentary pioce-
Schwartz will be eligible dure and organize themselves
for Chick-fil-A's S. Truett into two mythical political par-
Cathy Scholar Award, which ties. They then campaign,
provides additional $1,000 hold rallies, debate and ulti-
scholarships to the top 25 mately vote to elect city, coun-
Chick-fil-A Leadership recipi- ty, and state officials.
cents each year. Mazur was one of 50 elect-
Schwartz is a 2010 gradu- ed as a senator qnd
ate of Yulee High School. Forgacova was one of 126
.I . ; ,, ..,: v.leqted as a;riepresentatiye,
.,,; Marcia L.Flagler, fort,; ,, .,Whiilh the p!;gram.wasgoing
merely of Fernandina Beach, on, each girl participated in a
earned a doctorate of psy- mock legislative session
choloy in addition studies where bills were read, debat-
from the International ed and voted upon.
University for Graduate "Attending Girls State was
Studies. She will be celebrat- one of the most enriching
ing with friends and family at experiences of my life. Not
6 p.m. tonight in Winter Park. only did I learn what it means
to be an American, but I made
Alexandra Mazur of friends that I will treasure for
Fernandina Beach and life," says Mazur.


BIRTH

Bryan and Jamie Taylor Paternal grandparents are
of Fernandina Beach Weslcy and Monica Taylor of
announce the birth of a son, Fernandina Beach. Maternal
Benjamin Wesley Taylor, grandparents are Terry Craig
born at 9:54 p.m. June 20, and Glenda Highland of
2010, at Baptist Medical Lebanon, Ind.
Center-Nassau. The baby Great-grandparents are
weighed 6 pounds one ounce Edward and the late Barbara
and measured 19 inches in Bragg of Lebanon, Ind.,
length. The baby joins three Robert and Bonnie Strahm of
sisters, Harmony, 8, Cadence, Fernandina Beach and Ray
6, and Parker, 4. and Nell Weaver of Orlando.

Deadlne for wedding Information and photos Is 3 p.m. Tuesday prior
to publication Friday. Call the News-Leader at 261-3696 for information.


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FRIDAY. August 13,2010/News- Leader


RELIGIO9A

RELIGION


'Find joy in God's rest' at new bookstore


HEATHER A. PERRY
News-Leader

Minister Reginald Haywood
and his wife Kimberly would
love the opportunity to provide
the reading materials that will
minister to the hearts and
help to meet the spiritual needs
of the community at their
new book store, The Living
Word.
"We have been a member
of a local church and during
our commuting and meriber-
ship realized that there was a
need, a missing part, if you will,
to the ministries here in
Fernandina. Therefore, we are
striving to provide a needed


service that will allow for easy
accessibility with the commu-
nity in mind, and a short driving
distance."
Haywood is a youth
pastor at First Corinth
Missionary Baptist Church.
Their new business is more
than just a bookstore, say the
Haywoods.
"We consider it a place
where family can come and
find joy in God's rest. We'd be
honored if the community
chooses to become a part of
our family.
"This is a family based busi-
ness for the families of this com-
munity. We are asking the com-
munity to help us build 'their'


bookstore; it's not about what
we like, but what the people
like."
The Haywoods plan to
expand their store eventually
by adding a reading room.
They also plan to carry items
made by the developmentally
challenged, marketed under
the name Creative Wheels. All
profits from these items will
revert to 329 Place on South
Eighth Street.
The Living Word is located
at 1303 Jasmine St, #102H, in
the former Department of
Children and Families build-
ing.
Browsers will find Bibles
and biblical study references


as well as texts on marriage,
family and relationships, inspi-
rational and theological stud-
ies and more.
Also available are Christian
music CDs, greeting cards,
Bible covers, T-shirts and reli-
gious jewelry.
"We are looking forward to
serving one and all in the near
future. If there is anything that
we may assist anyone with spir-
itually, please don't hesitate to
contact us at 277-6807." Fax to
277-6809 or e-mail theliving-
word32034@yahoo.com.
Business hours are Tuesday
through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6
p.m.
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HEATHER A. PERRY/NEW\S-I. IA R
Minister Reginald Haywood and his wife Kimberly stand
beside a display of religious figurines and picture frames
in their newly opened Living Word bookstore.


RELIGION NOTES


Holyconvocation
The Lion of Judah International
Fellowship of Churches presents the
Annual Holy Convocation, "Back to
Basics, Bridging the Gap," through
Aug. 14 at 7:30 p.m. nightly featuring
Bishop Charles B. Eichelberger Sr.
of Jacksonville tonight.
Saturday morning features a Rap
Up session with fellowship pastors,
followed by a fellowship picnic in the
afternoon. All services are held at
Fernandina Beach Church of God,
305 S. Fourth St., Apostle Jeanette
M. Richo host-pastor. Call 277-0882
or (904) 374-5130.
Fish dinners -
The men of Historic Macedonia
AME Church at 202 Ninth St. (cor-
ner of Ninth and Beech streets), will
sell fish dinners and baked chicken
dinners each Saturday from Aug. 14
until Sept. 11, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Come and get a delicious meal. For
information call 310-6377 or 261-
4114 (to leave a message).
Loveand Respect
Abundant Life Christian Church
is hosting a relationship seminar.
Learn how to experience under-
standing, forgiveness, reconciliation,
change and hope in your relation-
ships.
This is small.group DVD presen-
tation by Dr. Eggerichs is taught in a
practical, fun, biblical way. The ses-
sions run for 14 weeks at the Nassau
;Plaza in'Yulee on Fridays from 6:30-'


7:30 p.m. at Abundant Life Christian
Church, 463251 SR 200, next door to
Farm Bureau Insurance.
Registration is free but space is lim-
ited. Call 491-8424.
Christian women
The Yahweh Sisters Ministry will
speak on the topic of "Christian
Women" at 10 am. Aug. 14 at
Memorial United Methodist Church
in Maxwell Hall, 601 Centre. St This
is a free event open to all women in
the community. RSVP to 261-5769.
Childcare will be provided. To learn
more about the Yahweh Sisters
Ministry visit yahwehsistersmin-
istries.blogspotcom.
FreeVBS
Blackrock Baptist Church will
host a free Vacation Bible School
from 6-9 p.m. Aug. 16-20. Dinner will
be served each evening at 6 p.m.
Commencement will be Aug. 22 at 6
p.m. Parents are encouraged to
come.
The theme thisyear is "Sea
Quest," which encourages students
to dive into God's word and find
valuable treasures for their lives.
God loved us so much that He sent
to Earth His greatest treasure,
Jesus. This year's VBS is open to all
ages, babies through adults. To reg-
ister or for information, call the
church office at 261-6220.
Senior luncheon
Springhill.Baptist Churchlon Old,
Nassauville'Road'n Naiauville will


host a Senior Adult Luncheon at
10:30 a.m. on Aug. 19. Please
remember to call 261-4741 with the
approximate number attending. This
helps with food preparation.
Holy Land journey
Join Mike and Gloria Toomey for
a journey through the Holy Land on
Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m. Recently
returned from Israel, the Toomeys
have arranged a PowerPoint presen-
tation with beautiful photographs of
biblical historical sites. Mike
Toomey will accompany the pictorial
presentation with colorful descrip-
tions. Refreshments will be served
and everyone is welcome to attend
at The Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-Day Saints, 2800 South 14th
St, Fernandina Beach.
Homecoming
Prince Chapel AME Church,
Nassauville, will observe homecom-
ing honoring former members, visi-
tors and friends at its 11 a.m. service
on Aug. 22. Please come and wor-
ship. Rev. Pauline Tucker is pastor.
Charles L Albert Jr., Pro Tem.
Youthrevival
The Jacksonville District of the
Church of God by Faith is sponsor-
ing a Youth Revival at New
Dimensions COGBF, at 3142 West
Edgewood Ave., Jacksonville, on
Aug. 24-27 at 7 p.m. nightly. Speaker
is Pastor Vincent Campbell, senior
pastor and founder of the Faith
Praise and Worship Center in


Norcross, Ga. All denominations are
welcome. For information or trans-
portation needs, call 225-5388.
Family night
On Wednesday, the family place
to be is Amelia Baptist Church.
Family dinner is served at 5:30 p.m.
Beginning at 6:15 p.m., children are
invited to attend Tiny Tones Pre-
school Choir (for children ages 3
through 5) and the Children's Choir
plus TeamKid program (for first
through fifth graders). Teens have
creative discipleship events in the
Youth Area while adults have oppor-
tunities to attend purposeful parent-
ing classes at the same time.
For information about the pro-
gram for families that starts Aug.
25, call Pam Helton at 261-9527 or
visit www.ameliabaptist.org.
Evening Bible study
The Amelia Island Women's
Evening Community Bible Study
invites women to join an in-depth,
non-denominational study of the Old
Testament book Genesis. Classes
will be Mondays from 7-8:30 p.m. at
Amelia Baptist Church, 961167
Buccaneer Trail, across from Harris
Teeter. The study begins Sept. 13
and continues through May 9. A
Kick-Off Picnic at Main Beach will
be held Aug. 30 at 6 p.m.
For information and to register
call Nancie Waldron at 261-85b7 or
Linda Bell at 261-0659. Visit
www.communitybiblestudy.org and
www.ameliaislandevecbs.org.


Initiation class
St. Michael Catholic Church is
sponsoring an inquiry class for
those who wish to know more about
the Roman Catholic faith and what
Catholics believe. The program,
called R.C.I.A., starts Sept. 7 and
runs through Easter 2011. The first
few sessions are devoted to basics of
the Catholic faith.
The sessions are open to those
who have never been baptized, or
have been baptized in another faith,
or to Catholics that have not
received the sacraments of First
Eucharist or Confirmation. There is
no cost and the first introductory
session (prior to the actual classes)
will meet in the St. Michael Hall at
the corner of Fourth and Calhoun
streets at 6:45 p.m. on Aug. 31.
So that there are enough materi-
als call 261-3472 and leave your
name and telephone number.
Bible study
The Women's Morning Class of
Community Bible Study (CBS) will
meet at Amelia Baptist Church
beginning Sept. 8. The group will
study Genesis, the book of begin-
nings, looking at Creation, the Fall,
the Flood and Babylon as well as the
lives of Abraham and Joseph. Class
is held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. every
Wednesday and the registration fee
is $25. For more information, call
Teaching Director Judith Boyle at
.491-1098 or Class Coordinator;,,
. Kathleen MinoFat 225-8125. :'-' o


St. Peter's Episcopal Church In the heart of Iii ICELEBRATION BAPTIST
Welcomes Youl Fernandina Rev. Brian Ebum Pastor CHURCH
O ILocated at the corner 9 N. 6* Street Innovative Sly/e, contemporary Music,
W o rs h ip th s wk of 8th &Atlantic Dr. Holton Selgling Saturday Vigil Mass- 4 pm & 5:30 pm Casua/Atmosphere
SSenior Pastor Saturday4 pm Mass at Yube United Methodist Church Pastor Mike Kwiatkowski
8:30 a.m.HolyEuchar st worship 30 & 11 a Sunday Mass 8:00 & 0.00 a &12Non 85520 Miner Rd
8:30 a.m. Ho Eucharst Worship 8:30 & 11 a Daily Mass 8:30 am Mon. Wed., Thurs & Fri. Yulee, FL 32097
9:15 a.m. Breakfast Burns Hall Sunday School 9:50 a 6pm- Tuesday Sunday Worship 9:00am and 10:30a
Se 0:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Nursery Holy Day Masses Vigil 600 pm; :Holy Day 8:30 am Nursery Provided
6 p.m. Celtic Worship- 4th Sunday Children Confessions: Saturday 3:15pm :45 pm or by appt idKredible Children Miistries
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904-261-429 : 261-3837 Emergency Number: 94-277-6566, Connecting wth Chrst..onnecng with Peopl
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AMELIA PLANTATION CHAPEL CHURCH "MORE THAN A CHURCH, WE'RE FAMILY" APTIST
Baptist Church I 'We long to a ierse congregation writed6y ourfitiinesus 96362 Blackrock Rd., Yulee Pastor: Dr. Alan Brown HUR CHT
Sny So .0 ag C ,tist, committe[to worshti the Living gdadto study 261-6220 Sunday School ............... 9:45A.M. .
School........................................ am the Woso that we may witness Senor Pastor. Rev. Michael S. Bowen Worship Service ............. 10: M. Sunday School 9:30 am
Sunday Worship ................................10:45 am andsere in our community. Sunday Morning Worship Services-10:30 am Discipleshlp 'halnIng ......... 6:00P.M. Morning Worship 8:15am and 11:00 am
Wednesday AWANA ...........................6:15 pm s tnl Sunda School 9:15a Evenng Worship.............6OP.M. SundayEvening6:00 pm
W eaulSdus60 15Sunday .School 91am Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6.30 pm
Wednesday Bible Study......................6:30Friday 6:45 9:00 Awana Wednesday Fellowship Supper .... 6:00P.M. Wednesday Team Kid 6:15 pm
941017 Old Nassouville Road County Rd-107 South "Sitting By The Pool" Worship Service 10:30 (Chlldrens Church) Wednesday Prayer Service ....... 7:00P.M. Wednesday 1-79 Youth 6:30 pm
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 Guest Preacher: The RevJim Tippins Sunday p.m. Service 6:00 p.m. 736 Bonnleview Road (acrosfrom Sadler Rd.) Classes For All Age Groups Including Youth
SS i o Wednesday Service 7:00 p.m. 904-261-461S (church office) Nursery Provided For All Services
261-4741 Senior Chaplain Baptist Medical Center Nassau Nursery Provided EVEWRYON WELCOME www.Yuleebaptlstchurch.com
www.springhillbaptistfb.ora Bus Ministry Available Nursery provided 85971 Harts Rd., West 904-225-5128
SUNDAY SCHEDULE www.blackrockbaptlst.com Spolntsbaptltchurch.org Yulee, FL 32097 Fax 225.0809
9:15 ..................Classic Worship "Discover the Difference" at
10:15-11:00 ............Fellowship Refreshments A m elia B aptist
11:15 .................Celebration Worship C hi urc i
(Casual Dress; Kids Program at 11:15) Pastor: Dr. H. Neil Helton EVERY SUNDAY
Nursery Available for bothServicesSunday Worship Sevice 10:30am Traditional Worship: 9AM
Nursery Available for both Services Bible Study -9am Sunday School: lOAM
AMELIA ISLAND Nursery provided for all services Sunday School: 10AM
CHURCH OF CHRIST The Chapel is located behind The Spa & Shops at Small group studiesTAdults 6pm Praise Worship: 11AM
Come Worship with us where Amelia Islarid Plantation 36 Bowman Road Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pm Nursery provided at all services
Comea Island Plantation Preschool and Children Activities Rev. Ida Iverson, Pastor
the Bible is our only Authority. An Interdenominational Community Church 961167 BUCCANEER TRAIL 2600 Atlantic Avenue .Fernandina Beach
Church Services: I 1am Comer ofBuccaneerTr. & Geibing Rood, Fernndina Bdi.
YMCA on Citros 225-5368 (904) 277- 4414 www.ameliachaoel.com Comeof BuccaeerTr.& Gig R. Femaina Bch. 261-6306
ww.ameliaislandchurchofchrist.comi For More Information Call: 261-9527 www.poplcamelia.org


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Everyone is welcome
Rev. Robert Phelps
96537 Parliament Drive, Yulee
(Corner Od Nassauville Rd.)
Worship Service at 930 a.m.
(904) 432-8118
www.providenceyulee.com
providenceyulee@comcast.net


FIRST MISSIONARY
BAPTIST CHURCH
20 South Ninth Street 261-4907
Rev. Darien K. Bolden Sr., Pastor
The Church
in the Heart of the City
With the Desire to be in the
Heart of All People
Sunday New Members Class 9 a.m.
Sunday School 9:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. every Sunday
Wednesday Noon-day Piayer
Wednesday Mid-week Service 7-9 p.m.
Ministries: Bus & Van, Couples, Singles, Youth


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Anglican Church of North America
Our province is a founding member of the
Anglican Church of North America
As Anglicans ue believe:
The Bible is hie Inspired Word of God
In God the Father who created us
In Jesus Christ His Son who saved us
In the Holy Spirit who sanctifies us
As Anglicans we worship using the tradilonal Liturgy in die
1928 Book of Common Prayer,
Affirming the Nicene and the Apostle's Creeds
Sunday Services
Holy Communion 8:00 am & 10:00 am (with music)
Morning Prayer 4'Sunday of each month 10 am
Chidren's Programs, Bible Study and Crafts 10 am
Rev J. Michael Bowhay, Rector
1830 Lake Park Dr. (Amelia Park) Fernandina Beach
904-491-6082 www.HolyTrinityAnglican.org.


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SYULEE UNITED
-METHODIST
CHURCH
Please join us for
SUNDAY SERVICES:
Church School 9:30AM Worship 11AM
Wednesday Study 4:30PM .
A1 A& Christian Way, Yulee
225-5381 Rev. Mark Stiles


Fernandina Beach
Church of Christ
1005 S141h St
904-261-9760
www.coclb.org
Worship times:
Sun: 9:30am Bible Class
10:30am Worship
Wed: 7:00pm BibleClass


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First Baptist Church

SUNDAY 9am Life Groups

Worship 10:15am & 6:30pm
WEDNESDAY 6:30pm LIFE in 3-D
1600 South 8th Street
Femandina Beach, Florida
www.FBFirst.com (904)261-3617


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Boxes are $30 and feed a family of four for about a week.
Items vary'by month, but include fresh/frozen items, meats,
fruits, vegetables, dairy etc. With no income restrictions,
everyone can participate!
Contact Fernandina Beach Church of Christ for
Information or to place an order 904-261-9760


Memorial Uifited Metho(fist Church
Making disciples ist' Jesus Christ through morship. study. service& conuntinity
601 Centre Street 261-5769
Brelt Opalinski. Pas(or
Millie Taple N, Associate Pastor
Traditionally FamiIN %%orship ....... 8:30ain + 11,00am
Conteniporar Worship ...... 9:45am in NlaxNvell, Hall
Youth Worship .............. 9:45am in Youth Center
Sundai School for all a-es ............ 9:45ani + I I ant
Wednesday Nli(Neek Supper (Aug-Nlay). 5:15-6:30piii
Middle School Youth (Wed.) ................. 6:30pill
Senior High Youth I Wed,) ................... 6:30piii
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PHOTOS BY ED HARDEE/SPECIAL
The third and final sprint triathlon in the Jacksonville Triathlon Series was held Saturday on Amelia Island. Competitors hit the roundabout at
,he corner of South Fletcher Avenue and Sadler Road. Visit www.drcsports.com for results.


Diana Twiggs, above center, was the fastest.local female finisher. Felipe Bastos of Maylene, Ala., above left, was the overall male winner with a
time of 50:13 and Jennifer Pinto of Jacksonville, below left, was the overall female winner with a time of 56:45. Sean McGill, above right, was
the fast local male competitor. Triathletes compete in the bike portion, below right.


Surfers


compete


at break
The First Coast District of
the Eastern Surfing Association
held another contest Saturday
at the break at Seaside Park.
"It was a great contest with
a large turnout on the part of a
lot of our younger surfers," said
Richie Obszarski FCFL direc-
tor. "The heats were full and
we had a blast. Had a group of
new mennens (menehunes)
and boys join the ranks com-
peting in both shortboard and
longboard."
Scotty Rivenbark took first
place in the menebune division,
followed by Gage Kropff, sec-
ond; Robby O'Hagan, third; and
Gavin Johnson, fourth.
Kai Pelham was the winner
in boys shortboard. Lucas
Duggan was second, Matt Kane
third, Skyler Deberry fourth,
Jessie Chapman fifth and John
Zimmerman sixth.
In junior men's, Walter
Obszarski was first and Bran-
don Burnette finished second.
Chris Igou was first and
Chance Bennett second in the
men's division.
Gramm McCoy won the
masters division; Danny Har-
mon was second.
In grand masters, Kevin
Leary was first and Eric Hatton
second.
Hatton was first in men's
longboard; Rob Ruy was sec-
ond and Nick Isabella was
third.
In masters longboard, Leary
was first, McCoy second and
Scott Wallace third.
In menehuri longboard,
Bradley Dunham was first,
Deberry was second, Duggan
third, Matt Kane fourth, Zim-
merman fifth and Chapman
sixth.
In open longboard, Leary
was first, Dunham was second,
Deberry was third alnd Chap-
man was fourth.
In open shortboard, Igou
was first, Bennett second, Wal-
ter Obszarski third and MCCoy
fourth.
The next contest at Seaside
Park, at the corner of South
Fletcher Avenue and Sadler
Road, will be held Sept. 4.
Registration starts at 9 a.m.
"We are always looking for
new members and our old
members to come out and join
in in the family fun," said Richie
Obszarski. "As always we are a
non-profit organization and can
always use new sponsors to
help us continue to grow our
local ESA."
For information contact
Richie Obszarski at (904) 891-
3032 or visit the group's
Facebook page at First Coast
District ESA.


Dahl pens to play football in Kansas
BETH JONES
News-Leader I I


Brett Dahl, 18, is heading to
Kansas today. The 2010 graduate of
Fernandina Beach High School will
be playing football this fall at the
University of St. Marys in Levin-
worth, Kan.
"I've never been to Kansas," Dahl
said. "I'm going to be 30 minutes
from Kansas City. I can't wait to get
there."
Dahl, a 6-foot 193-pound running
back and slot receiver for the FBHS
Pirates, said his new team is a young
one.
"It's a very young team with lots
of sophomores and freshmen, but
they're supposed to be pretty good
this year," he said.
Dahl, who had 270 yards on 30
carries at running back with another
16 receptions at receiver, received a
full scholarship to play at St: Marys.
"It's an academic school and Brett
has the academic side," said Ricky
Starks, who helps local athletes
through the recruiting process.
"They asked me to send film and
they were impressed with what they
saw on film with Brett," Starks said.
"The coach had called to ask about
his 40 (yard dash) speed and vertical
leap.
'The coach came down and talked'
to Brett. lie was impressed when he
saw him in person.
"They said Brett was going to
come in and be an asset off the top.
They're going to play him at running
back plus they're going to use him on
special teams. They said they like
his quickness.
"He was agile on the field. His


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I II filb)NlS/NEWS-L.lADKR
Brett Iahl, a 2010 graduate of Fernandina Beach Hligh School,
will play football this fall at the IUniversity of St. Marys in
Levinworth, Kan. lie is pictured with his mother Lynda Dahl and
Ricky Starks of Coach Rick Recruits. Not pictured: Dlahl's 10-
year-old sister, Aubrey.

height and size was impressive." ior game. Dahl said he plans to study
Dahl was also chosen for and business at the University of St.
played in the 2010 Shrine Bowl sen- Marys.


Sauna competitor dies;


tournament canceled


There are some things that are so
bizarre in the sports world they
must be written about. I thought I
had just about seen it all until this:
"Man dies in World Sauna
Championships."
Held in Heinola, Finland, the
World Sauna Championships is a
tournament in which 128 partici-
pants see who can sit in a sauna the
longest without giving into the
intense heat. A Russian man,
Vladimir Ladyzhenskiy, covered in
severe burns and blisters, died after
collapsing in the 230-degree heat
while his Finnish rival and defending
champion, Timo Kaukonen, nearly
died as well and remains hospital-
ized in serious condition.
Six men began the finals, but four
of them gave up within three min-
utes, leaving Kaukonen and,
Ladyzhenskiy.
Every 30 seconds, water is
poured over the white-hot rocks in
the middle of the sauna, creating a
huge rush of steam. Water boils at
212 degrees.
The two finalist were continually
signaling they were OK. As the con-
testants reached the six-minute mark
and, based on the physical appear-
ance of the contestants with bleed-
ing, blistered skin, officials decided
to end the contest and remove the
men from the sauna. As he exited,
the Russian began cramping and
convulsing and collapsed; he was
immediately attended to by
paramedics, but died. The Finnish
contestant also was attended to for


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severe burns and
dehydration.
Apparently
sauna bathing is a
popular past-time in
Finland, with nearly
1.6 million saunas
for a population of 5
million.
Temperatures are
normally kept
ORADC around 158-176
JSPRTS degrees, but, elevat-
IEDICINE ed to 230 degrees
for the tournament.
GREGORY One official com-
;miTi M.D. mented that higher
temperatures had
S been used in the


past and many saunas are.set at 260
degrees.
The annual contest, which had
more than 130 participants from 15
countries, had been held since 1999,
but officials have decided that it will
never be held again given the
tragedy.
7his column is written to discuss
issues regarding sports, medicine and
safety. It is not intended to serve as a
replacenmentfor treatment by a doctor
It is only designed to offer guidelines
on the prevention, recognition and
care of injuries and illness. Specific
concerns should be discussed with a
physician. Mail questions to Gregory
Smith, M.D., 1250 S. 18th St., Suite
204, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034.
Call 261-8787or visit www.gsmith-
md. com.


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ing over 10 pounds.
"This has been a summer to remember,"
Clark said. "Just the other day, my bass char-
ter client hooked and landed a 13-pound large-
mouth bass while working a diving minnow-
type lure at the deep side of a river bar. Bass
fishing in the St. Johns River right now is as
good as it gets."
St. Johns River bass fishermen are also
catching largemouth bass to five pounds while
drifting live shrimp under boat docks just
north of Palatka and all the way to Green Cove
Springs.
Bass fishing has also been excellent in
Rodman Reservoir, particularly in the upper
portion of the lake where the old river channel
harbors thick vegetation mats. Flip a dark col-
ored plastic crawfish into the matted weeds
using a one-ounce bullet weight.
Lofton Creek is also producing excellent
largemouth bass fishing during the high
falling tide while working five-inch trick
worms at the mouths of small feeder creeks
and deep turns in the river. Begin fishing just
south of the airport.
On the saltwater scene kingfish are high-
lighting the offshore fishing action, particular-
ly at FA and HH fish havens. Afew "sfioker"
size king mackerel are still running along the
beaches and inlet mouths of Amelia Island as
well. King mackerel fishermen will have the
option of netting beach pogies or jigging up
cigar minnows that are plentiful at the St.
'Marys sea buoy.
Flounder fishing continues to be excellent


Bowling leagues forming
Fall leagues are starting
, soon at Strikers Bowling
Center in Yulee. Sunday Night


in many areas of the Amelia
River. Look for shallow sand-
bars to hold flatfish weighing
to five pounds during the last
of the falling and the first of
the incoming tides. A favorite
lure in recent days for floun-
der includes a light, 1/8-
ounce led head jig rigged to a
scented shrimp tail in the
ON THE watermelon or new penny
WATER color patterns.
WSurf fishermen are catch-
TERRY ing excellent eating species,
including whiting, pompano
LACOSS and flounder, during the high
Incoming and the first of the
high falling tide. There are plenty of sand fleas
in the surf that afford for excellent baits. Use a
double or triple hook surf rig, barb a sand flea
on the bottom hook and use fresh, peeled
shrimp on the top hooks.
Florida residents are not required to have a
saltwater fishing license when fishing from
shore, piers or bridges, but are required to
have a permit. Non-residents 16 years old and
older.are required to purchase a Florida salt-
water fishing license when fishing from shore,
piers or bridges.
Tides Saturday will find a low tide arriving
at the mouth of the Amelia River at 6:21 a.m.
and a flood tide at 12:32"p.m.
The News-Leader encourages local anglers to
submit photographs of their catches. E-mail pho-
tos to bjones@ bnewsleadercom, mail them to
PO. Box 766, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035, or
drop them by the office at 511 Ash St. in Fern-
.andina Beach. Call Beth Jones at 261-3696.


Strikers League (9 Pin No
Tap) starts Aug. 22; Monday
Night Mixed (most popular)
starts Sept. 13; Tuesday Night .
Doubles starts Aug. 24; the
Holy Bowlers (non-denomina-
tional Christian league) starts
Sept. 2; Saturday Morning
Youth starts Sept. ii. League
members receive discounts
for bowling and'in the snack
bar. Contact Strikers Family
Bowling Center at 225-1077
for information.

Talkln'aboutwalkin
Walkin' Nassau is a local
member of the American
Volkssport Association whose
mission is non-competitive
walking for "Fun, Fitness and
Fellowship" (www.ava.org.).
Join Walkin' Nassau at 6 p.m.
SAug. 24 at Indigo Alley, 316
Centre St., for an information-
al meeting to learn about the
club. A free walk is at 6:30
p.m. through downtown and
finishes back at Indigo Alley
for more fun and fellowship.
Happy hour and live jazz fol-
low the walk at Indigo Alley.
For information contact
Dyanne Hughes at 206-4417
or dyhughes@att.net or Jane
Bailey at 261-9884 or dnjbai-
ley@mindspring.com.

Free physical
Free physical will be giv-
en from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug.
14 at the Martin Luther King
Center, 1200 Elm St. The
event is sponsored by
CREED in collaboration with
Nassau County Health De-
partment, Baptist Medical
Center Nassau, Walmart Vi-
sion Center, city of Fernan-
dina Beach Recreation De-
partment and churches.
School supplies will be given
away.

Turtle Trot
The Turtle Trot 5K/10K run
and walk is coming Sept. 4. A
Labor Day Weekend race or-
ganized annually by the
Amelia Island Runners club,
proceeds benefit Amelia
Island Sea Turtle Watch and
turtle patrols inside Fort Clinch
State Park as well as the non-
profit club's youth running pro-
grams.
This year's event starts at
S7:30 a.m. Sept. 4 at the
Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center in Fernandina Beach,
with a 1.5-mile non-competi-
tive walk at 7:35 a.m. and fun
runs for children 10 and
younger at 9 a.m. Local artist
and turtle-patrol volunteer
Sandra Baker-Hinton is creat-
ing an original work of sea tur-
tle art for the race T-shirts.
Signing up now for the race or
walk will guarantee you a T-
shirt. Race applications and
online registration are avail-


able at www.Amelialsland
Runners.com or pick upan
application at Club 14 Fitness,
the Amelia San Jon Gallery,
the Atlantic Avenue
Recreation Center and Pak's
Karate Academy.
Registration fees are $20
Through Aug. 27 or $15 for
members of Amelia Island
Runners. Club membership
applications are available on
the website. From Aug. 28
Through race day,' the fee is
$25 for everyone. Fees for the
half-mile and one-mile chil-
dren's runs are $10.
Shower facilities will be
available free after the race at
the recreation center and bib
numbers from the race/walk
can be used for free admis-
'sion to Fort Clinch State Park.
The race will be professionally
scored using Champion Chip
timing. The 5K will be out-and-
back along Atlantic Avenue
and North 14th Street, while
the 10K will continue along
14th Street into Fort Clinch
State Park for a shaded sec-
ond-half route back to the
recreation center. Both cours-
es are USATF-certified.
An awards ceremony fol-
lows with refreshments and
door prizes. Plaques will be
awarded to the overall, mas-
ters (age 40 and up) and
grandmasters (age 50 and
up) winners, and to the top
three male and female finish-
ers in each of 15 age groups.
Visit the Amelia Island
Runners website or call 277-
3676 for information.

Pirate hoops camp
The Fernandina Beach
High School boys basketball
team will host the third ses-
sion of the Pirate Basketball
Camp today through Aug. 13
from 9 a.m. to noon for boys
and girls entering grades 2-9.
Camp fee is $50. Regi-ster at
8:45 a.m. on the first day of
camp. Call (904) 635-2612.

SailingClubmeets
The Amelia Island Sailing
Club meets the first Tuesday
at the Kraft Athletic Club.
Social hour at 6:30 p.m; meet-
ing at 7:30 p.m. Call
Commodore Joe Bowen at
277-1614 or visit www.ameli-
aislandsailing.org.

Groupruns
The Amelia Island Runners
club's group runs are open to
everyone regardless of age or
running ability; walkers also
welcome. Runs are Wednes-
days from 6-7 p.m., weather
permitting, at the Fernandina
Beach High School track, 435
Citrona Drive.
For information, visit www.
AmelialslandRunners.com or
call 277-8365.


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FRIDAY, AUGUST 13.2010
NEWS-LEADER / FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA


'Postmortem' offers thrills, suspense at ACT


RYAN SMITH
News Leader
A year-old murder hangs over
the characters in
"Postmortem," the mystery
thriller playing at Amelia
Community Theatre.
The play, by Ken Ludwig, focuses on
a fictional event in the life of real-life
actor William Gillette, who was world-
famous in the early 20th century for
playing Sherlock Holmes on stage.
Gillette often brought the casts of
his plays to his home a castle in
Connecticut for weekend visits. It is
during such a visit that Ludwig's play
takes place, according to director Linda
McClane.
"He's bringing his cast home for a
weekend in Connecticut," she said. "It
happens to be one year to the day from
when a person was killed in his house."
That person was Maude, a girl
Gillette was in love with. The official
verdict in her death was suicide but
Gillette has his doubts.
"They're going to have a stance and


Ticket information
Ken Ludwig's "Postmortem" will
play at the Amelia Community
Theatre. 207 Cedar St, tonight and
Aug. 14.Aug 19-21 and 26-28 at 8
pm. and Aug 22 at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $17 for adults and $10
lor students. Call 261-6749 for reser-
vations or information.

see if they can contact the dead Maude
and find out who her killer was know-
ing it's very likely someone in the
room," McClane said.
What follows is a fast-paced mystery
thriller in the British style a grand
house, shifting motives and an unex-
pected guest all play their parts.
"Ken Ludwig uses the classic mur-
der mystery devices ... secret identities,
secret letters, shots in the dark,
schemes," McClane said. "Ludwig very
purposely tries to give everyone believ-
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Starring in "Postmortem" at Amelia Community Theatre are, from left, Toni D'amico, Chuck
Zsolnai, Bob Weintraub, Renee LaCroix and Joe Parker.


Amelia Sanjon
Amelia SanJon Gallery will be open for the
Second Saturday Artrageous Artwalk Aug. 14
with a new exhibition of owner/artist Sandra
Baker-Hinton's new works along with some of
the other artists wh.-:: - . .
show regularly ir "''
her gallery. The
gallery will be open
until 8:30 p.m.
Pottery, paint-
ings, glass and
other works by the
various artists will '
be on display:
Baker-Hinton's new -
Turtle Trot painting .
will be framed and
on display. "Sargassum Sunrise" commemo-
rates the area that the young sea turtles go to
live for a while after they leave our beaches.
Regular hours are 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.,
except Sundays, which is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The
gallery is located on the corner of Ash and
Third streets. Call 491-8040.


Blue Door
The Blue Door featured artist for the month
of August is Sharon Badenoch. An Amelia res-
ident for the past 20 years, she has painted
many watercolor landscapes and wildlife found
on the island. Recently, Badenoch's work has
ventured into acrylic/mixed '7 -.. .
media with touch of abstrac- ."
tion, which she finds not '
only challenging, but a lot of
fun.
A reception for the artist
will be held during the
Second Saturday
Artrageous Artwalk on Aug.
14 from 5-8:30 p.m. upstairs
at 205 1/2 Centre St.
Regular business hours are
Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5
p.m. For information call
556-1119 or visit www.blue-
doorartists.com.


GalleryC
Gallery.C will host a reception and open
house Aug. 14 from 5-8 p.m. featuring new art
by the gallery owner, Carol Winner, who will
showcase her ~
newest paintings ? .
in her ongoing ,- -
series of cloud
paintings.
After moving
from
Pennsylvania'
several years
ago, Winner won-
dered how she
was going to paint
this horizontal Florida landscape, and then she
started to notice the magnificent clouds! She
has been painting them periodically ever since.
Also on view are many new 3D mixed media
wall angels made of found objects, including I
doll heads and aims from the 1880's; new jew-


elry and handbags.
Gallery C is located at 218B Ash St., up the
painted stairs. For information call 583-4676 or
visit carolwinnerart.com.

IslandArtgallery
The Island Art Association, 18 N. Second
St., will hold a reception from 5-8 p.m. during
the Second Saturday Artrageous Artwalk Aug.
14 featuring local artists in Sea and Sky, the
latest Nouveau Art exhibit that was judged by
Ellen Housel, an
art professor at .
Florida State
College at
Jacksonville and
the College of
Coastal Georgia.
Best of Show
was awarded to
Karen
Trowbridge, with her acrylic paining, "Sea
Forms" (pictured).
For information call 261-7020.


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BACK TO SCHOOL ISHIONS

Nassau County students and
teachers present "Back to School
Fashions" at noon Aug. 14 at St.
Peter's Episcopal Church, 801
Atlantic Ave. Come and enjoy
lunch, fashions, a raffle and fun at
this benefit for Communities in
Schools. Tickets are $20. and $10 for
students. Tickets are available at
YYoga. Red Otter. The Book Loft.
Vystar Credit Union. Southeastern
Bank Callahan and Southeastern
Bank Yulee., For more information
and tickets call 261-0011


tour stops that follow the ancestors'
travel route south to Fort Mose in
St. Augustine should arrive at 9:30
a.m. to register.
Participants will pay homage at
sites that are significant in the
black, maroon and Seminole experi-
ence.
The festival continues Aug. 20-22
in Ft. Lauderdale and the Bahamas.
It will convene an historic reunion
between the Gullah/Geechee peo-
ple. who trace their culture directly
to the coast of West Africa, and their
Seminole and Miccosukee
brethren.
Call 206-3352 for information
regarding the Nassauville gather-
ing. To register, visit www.gul-
lahgeechee.info or email gull-
geeco@aol.com.


The Amelia Isl
History invites th
3rd Friday on 3rd
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and Museum of
he public to its next
I Street on Aug. 20


GUiTAII.C(.HM ',1,
The Northeast Florida leg of the
Gullah/Geechee Nation
International Music and Movement
Festival, celebrating the
"Gullah/Geechee Seminole
Maroon Reunion." begins Aug. 19 in
Nassauville at historic Little M t.
Olive Baptist Church. 941336 Old
Nassauville Road.
A cultural presentation led by
Queen Quet, Chiefless of the
Gullah Geechee Nation, arid a con-
tingent of Elders from the Gullah
Geechee Wisdom Circle, begins at
10 a.m., followed by a remembrance
ceremony in Goffinsville Park.
Guests who would like to join the
day tour for lunch and additional


month features
Dr. Kevi n
McCarthy and
the Pirates of
Northeast
Florida. Hailing

University of
Florida.
McCarthy will give an illustrated
talk on the colorful history of
pirates in our area. He will also dis-
cuss the image of pirates in
American culture, why they are so
popular in movies and literature,
and what their lives were really like.
Admission is free for museum
members and $5 for non-members.
For information contact Alex at 261-
7378. ext.102.


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SPECIAL EVENTS

The Baptist Medical
Center Nassau Auxiliary will
host a Health & Candle Fair
from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. today in
the main hospital confer-
ence room. Free massages
will be available to all. Visa
and MasterCard accepted.
Enjoy fabulous candles for.
sale that smell good, too.

The Learning Commu-
nity of North Florida will
offer a French cooking
class Aug. 15 from 5-7 p.m.
Learn cooking techniques an
La Nourriture and celebrate
Julia Child's birthday.
On Aug. 16 from 4-6 p.m.,
learn how to edit and organize
your digital photographs using
free (or very cheap) software
available on the Internet.
On Aug. 18 from 4-6 p.m.
learn the fundamentals of
Spanish phonics, reading,
writing simple sentences and
vocabulary. Also develop
Spanish language proficiency
in all skill areas.
Call 430-0120 or visit
www.tlcnf.com to register or
for more information.

The next WIN WIN net-
working meeting will be'
Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m., hosted
by Lisa Presnell of The Golf
Club of Amelia, poolside at
the Beach Club at Summer
Beach Village, 5010 Summer
Beach Blvd.
Women in Nassau Helping
Women in Need (WIN WIN) is
a networking group to benefit
women dealing with cancer,
through Gerri's Corner.
Members should bring a $25
check (first-timers visitors
bring a $15 check) payable to
WIN WIN and a'covered dish
to share. Dessert and non-
alcoholic beverages are
included. Guests may bring a
bottle of wine to share.
For more on Gerri's Corner
call Chris at 277-0099. To
RSVP and get directions to
the WIN WIN event, contact
Connie at 759-0745 or con-
nie@winwinnassau.com.

Join Savannah Grand of
Amelia Island, 1900 Amelia
Trace Court, for an after-
noon of Hawaiian-style fun
Aug. 18. The tiki bar opens at
3:30 p.m., withnehtertairlmenri'
by Gary Tomlinseoriat 4'pprn.'.
and a Hawaiian feast buffet at
5 p.m. including fruit salad,
pork barbecue, coconut
shrimp, aloha sweet potatoes,
slaw and coconut cake.
Guests are welcome at $5 per
person. Tropical attire is sug-
gested. Call 321-0898 for
information.

Join Mike and Gloria
Toomey for a journey
through the Holy Land on
Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m.
'Recently returned from Israel,
the Toomeys have arranged a
PowerPoint presentation with
beautiful photographs of bibli-.
cal historical sites. Mike
Toomey will accompany the
pictorial presentation with col-
orful descriptions.
Refreshments will be served
and everyone is welcome to
attend at The Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-Day Saints,
2800 South 14th St,
Fernandina Beach.
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memorate International


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Homeless Animals Day on
Aug. 21 with its annual Walk
and Vigil.. The walk begins at
6 p.m. at the Central Park
gazebo and concludes with a
candlelight vigil. Everyone is
welcome to participate. Visit
www.isaronline.org for more
information on International
Homeless Day and the activi-
ties taking place around the
world to commemorate this
annual event.
* *
The monthly chapter.
meeting of the Eight Flags
Needlepoint Guild will be
held Aug. 21 at 10:30 a.m. in
the community room at Scott
and Sons Fine Jewelry, 9900
Amelia Island Pkwy. Learn the
stitch of the month and bring
recently completed works to
share with the group as well
as any works in progress. All
stitchers are welcome.
Contact Nancy Show at
nbshow@comcast.net with
any questions.
* *
Savannah Grand's
"Family Appreciation BBQ
Buffet" will be held at 5 p.m.
on Aug. 25 at 1900 Amelia
Trace Court. Dress in
Western attire and enjoy an
evening of family, food and
entertainment, Western-style.
Entertainment by Gary
Tomlinson at 6 p.m. Seating is
limited. Please RSVP to 321-
0898 byAug. 21.
* *
Amelia Island Plantation
Artists' Guild and Gallery
will host a new opening
show and reception Aug. 27
from 5:30-8 p.m.
"Colors of Summer" will
highlight more than 100 new
works of art in a variety of
mediums with local artists on
site. Wine, soft drinks and
hors d' oeuvres will be served.
This event is free and open to
the public. Regular gallery
hours are Wednesday
through Saturday, 11 a.m.-4
,p.m. at 94 Village Circle at the
Plantation Spa and Shops
near Plae Restaurant on the
south end of the island, just
off A1A. Classes and consign-
ments are available. Free
evening programs begin in
the fall. For more information,
call 432-1750.

The Great Southern
Tailgate Cook-off will be
Shield at Main Beach starting
at 3 p.m. Aug. 27 and 9 a.m.
Aug. 28.
The cook-off will feature
more than 30 professional
teams and 10 backyard (ama-
teur) teams. Each team will
prepare a variety of barbeque
entrees as they compete for
more than $20,000 in prize
money and trophies. Samples
of chicken, ribs, pork, brisket
and other items will also be
available for attendees. Food
and drink from various ven-
dors will also be available. On
Friday the Swinging
Medallions, Jimmy Parrish
and the Ocean Waves will
entertain the crowd. On
Saturday there will be regional
bands throughout the day,
including the New Orleans-
styled rhythms of the Bush
Doctors, local favorite Face
for Radio, the Karl Davis Band
and Touch of Gray. To register
or for information visit
www.gstailgatecookoff.com.
* *
Classic Ballroom Dance
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'Fun Evening
A "Fun Evening at the Lofton Creek
Outpost at North Hampton" on Sept. 11 from
6-8 p.m. will raise money for the American
Cancer Society's Relay for Life.
Cost is $10 There will be a silent auction
wilt fabulous ilems to bid on dunng the
evening Appetizers will be served as well as
$2 vwne and beer and music by Larry & The
Backiracks For directions e-mail
nadine oldaker@'bmclax com

Photo contest
A contest that allows kids to vie for the
November cover of the Ameha Islander
A 1-qazrne and benefit the American Cancer
Society's Relay For Life runs through Sept.
15
The third annual Amelia Islander Icon con-
test is an online voting" contest to win the
opportunity for a children) to be featured on
the cover of the November issue of the
4me-Ii islander AIagazrne while raising
money for the American Cancer Society
Parents or guardians may submit photos
oi up to two children age 12 and under for
$10 per child The photos are then posted on
Ihe website www aipfl.com/icon_contest and
open to 1he public io vote for their favorite
smiling face for $1 per vole. The child with
Ihe most votes or that raises the most money
will win a photo shoot with Pam Bell
Photography and have their photo featured
on the cover of the November issue of the
Arrmeiia Il-lader MAigazine
The contest is sponsored by the Relay
For Lile earn of Amelia Island Plantation
The Amel.a Islaknder AMacazine, Pam Bell
Pholography and Zgraph web company The
contest runs until Sept 15
For more information, to submit an entry
or to vole, visit www aipll.com/icnconontest.


dance classes beginning
Sept. 1 and meeting each
Wednesday from 6:30-7:30
p.m. for five weeks at the
Peck Center auditorium. Cost
is $100 per a couple 'and $50
for singles. Learn to dance the
fox trot, waltz, tango, swing,
salsa and rumba. For informa-
tion and registration call Felix
Solis at 707-6762.
* *
A class on listening to
and speaking basic French
Using everyday phrases
with music, recipes, art,
poetry and creative exercis-
es as learning tools will be
held each Wednesday from
6:30-7:30 p.m. and
Thursday 11 a.m.-noon
Sept. 1-Oct. 7 at Indigo Alley,
316 Centre St. Cost is $15 per
person, per class, payable in
advance. Instructor is
Caroline Bureau-Lacand.
Emphasis will be on
accomplishing common salu-
tations, animals, objects and
numbers. Instruction includes
common vocabulary used
when ordering food, drink,
shopping, clothing and sizes
and asking for directions. Call
432-3030 for registration and
information.
* *
The FBHS Class of 1985
25-year class reunion will
be held at Slider's Seaside
Grill from 7-10 p.m. Sept; 11.
Cost is $45 per person. Mail
checks to: FBHS Class of '85,
P.O. Box 15184, Fernandina
Beach, FL 32035. Other activ-
ities are planned for the week-
end. Call Arlene Rowland,
Scott at 753-8774 or go to the
FBHSclassof85 page on .
FaceBook for more details.
No formal invitations are
being distributed so please
spread the word.
* *
Women of Power, a sub-
sidiary of Laveme Mitchell
Ministries Inc., presents "It's
All About Purpose," a free
empowerment seminar for
women on Sept. 11 from 10
a.m.- 2:30 p.m. at Maxwell
Hall at Sixth and Alachua
streets, directly behind United
Memorial Methodist on Centre
Street.
Enjoy a "girls' day out" with
a purpose. Let your hair
down, have fun, be empow-
ered and inspired to function
in the purpose you were
designed to live. To RSVP or
for information, contact Valerie
Baker at (904) 635-8798 or
womenofpowerl @gmail.com.
* *
Vendor tables are avail-
able for the Women of
Power fall seminar on Sept.'
11 from 10:00 a.m.- 2:30
p.m. at Maxwell Hall at Sixth
and Alachua streets. Have
fun as you showcase your
business or products. Limited
tables available at a nominal
fee. For details contact Valerie
Baker at (904) 635-8789 or
womenofpowerl @gmail.com.
* *
All former students of
Yulee High School (1939-


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able motives to have killed
her."
Gillette himself takes on
the role of detective a role
he's already quite comfort-
able with.
"In the play, Gillette is so


Fall Festval
A Fall Festival to benefit the American
Cancer Society will be held at Yulee
Elementary School Sept. 24 from 4 30-7 p.m
Enjoy games, food, fun and prizes for all
ages while supporting the Yulee Relay For
Life team. All proceeds will be donated to the
American Cancer Society's Relay For Life
campaign through the Yulee Schools Relay
team
The team is also giving away two tickets
to the Aug. 21 Jaguar/Dolphins football
game For every $1 donation, the donor will
have his or her name placed into a drawing
for the two tickets. Contact Mary Austin-
Harris at mary@hypnosisoluiions net or 556-
6765
There is also a free Hypnosis Solutions
session a $100 value lor any donation to
the team. To find out more visit www.Hypnosi
Solutions net, or contact Mary Austin-Harns
at 556-6765.
Donations are accepted in cash or checks
payable to the American Cancer Society
Offer expires Oct. 10

Save the date
The American Cancer Society Relay for
Life will be held Oct 2-3 at Yulee High School
starting at noon on Saturday. The Relay lasts
for 18 hours
Relay for Life is the American Cancer
Society's signature tundraising event Funds
raised go toward research, education, advo-
cacy and patient services in the local commu-
nity
Stay tuned for upcoming events that
"teams" will be holding to raise money.
If you are interested in forming a team,
volunteenng or would like more information
contact the Relay for Life chairperson Alice
Nolan at 557-3832.


1965) are invited to attend a'
reunion at Yulee High.
School on Miner Road Sept.
18. Doors will open at 5 p.m.
A barbecue dinner will be
served. Entertainment will be
by Clayton Claxton and his
band. Cost is $20 per person.
Tickets are available at
Southeastern Bank in Yulee
or by mail send check to
Joyce.Peacock, 85027 Harts
Lane, Yulee, FL 32097,
payable to YHS Reunion. For
information contact Peacock
at yhsreunion2008@ bell-
south,net or 225-5501.
Deadline is Sept. 10.
* *
Women in Nassau help-
ing Women in Need (WIN
WIN) announces its fourth
annual Fashion Show Oct. 3
benefiting Gerri's Corner.
Models who are cancer sur-
vivors will walk the stage of
the new Amelia Community
Theatre, showing off fashions
from local boutiques.
Needed are restaurants to
donate food and businesses
to donate gifts or gift certifi-
cates for a silent auction, as
well as clothing stores to outfit
models. Contact Jessica
Miller of Fifi's Fine Resale at
753-1715 or Diane LaPatra of
Centre Street Treasures at
548-9750.
Proceeds will benefit
Gerri's Comer, a non-profit
resource center for Nassau
County women facing.cancer,
located in a room at Maxwell
Hall, donated for this use by
Memorial United Methodist
Church on North Sixth Street,
in Fermandina Beach. For
information call 277-0099.
** *
The Council on Aging is
sponsoring a Fall
Celebration fundraiser Oct.
.10 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at
Walker's Landing at the
Amelia Island Plantation
featuring cocktails, dinner,
dancing, entertainment and
live and silent auctions.
Tickets are $75 and will be on
sale at the Amelia Island
Plantation Ocean Club, the
Chamber of Commerce, the
Amelia Island Tourist
Development Office and UPS
next to Publix.
For information contact
Jessica Styers at 491-6011.

Enjoy "Music Trivia and
Videos" at Indigo Alley, 316
Centre St., on Wednesday
nights from 8-10 p.m. Test
.your music trivia knowledge
from the 1950's, '60's, '70's
and '80's. Prizes are awarded
for teams and individuals
throughout the night, with a
grand prize for the total win-
ner. Play the whole night, play
for a while or just enjoy some
great concert videos.
* o
A bridge club for seniors
meets Mondays and
Thursday from 1-3 p.m. at
the Peck Center, 511 South
11th St., Fernandina Beach.
The club is free and no part-
ner is necessary. Equipment


identified with Sherlock
Holmes that his friends and
cast mates tease him 'Oh,
he thinks he really is Sher-
lock Holmes,"' McClane said.
She added that "Postmor-
tem" was one mystery in
which the audience wouldn't
spot the solution a mile away.


is furnished. For more infor-
mation, call 277-7350.
* *
The public is invited to
play bingo every Thursday
night at American Legion
Post 54, 626 S. Third St.,
Fernandina Beach.
Bingo is played in the large
smoke-free meeting hall. The
doors open at 6 p.m. and
Early Bird Games start at 6:10
p.m., with regular play begin-
ning promptly at 6:30 p.m.
The bingo session consists of
nine games for $15, with mul-
tiple jackpots being paid out.
Refreshments are available.
For questions e-mail
post54bingo@yahoo.com. All
proceeds from the bingo
games go back into programs
sponsored by the American
Legion.

S THEATRE "

Amelia Community
Theatre will hold auditions
for the musical "Cabaret"
Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. and Aug.
15 at 3 p.m. at 207 Cedar St.
Bring a short solo and be
prepared to learn a short
dance combination. An
accompanist will be available
or you may bring a CD. Songs
from "Cabaret" are preferred
but not mandatory. Those
auditioning for a speaking role
will read scenes from the
show. Sheet music must be
submitted in advance.
Those cast in dance roles
will have limited rehearsals
September-November.
Regular rehearsals on stage
for the entire cast are Dec. 6-
19 and Jan. 3 through open-
ing night. Performances are
Feb. 10-26. For information
contact director Carey
Dresser at 415-6268, e-mail
cabaretact@gmail.com, or
visit the "Cabaret" page at
www.ameliacommunitythe-
atre.com.
* *
The Amelia Island Film
Festival is announcing a
call for submissions for its
Third Annual Festival in
February 2011 in
Fernandina Beach. The
theme is "Meet Me in
Paradise." Categories will
include feature, short, docu-
mentary, animation and a spe-
cial interest level called
"Filmed in Florida." Prospec-
tive filmmakers may download
the film submission form at
AmelialslandFilmFestival.org.
* *
The Micah's Place
"Vampy Scampi Video
Contest" runs through Aug.
31. Become your own director
and capture the Shrimp
Expression sculptures on film
for a chance to win a two-
night stay at the Hampton Inn
and Suites, Amelia Island and
a cruise for two on the Amelia
River Cruise Boat.
Visit www.shrimpexpres-
sion.com for entry forms and
rules for all of the contests.
Forms can also be picked up
at Purple Dove Resale


"I liked the surprises in it.
I like mysteries, but I've been
disappointed by a lot of them
- the ending would be too un-
believable or too pat," she
said: "... The ending (of 'Post-
mortem) didn't disappoint
me. It was surprising and sat-
isfying.


OUT AND ABOUT


Episcopal Church, 801
Atlantic Ave. Tickets may be
purchased at the Amelia
Island Museum of History for
$10/adults and $5/students.
Contact Thea at 261-7378,
ext. 105 or Thea@ameliamu-
seum.org for information.


"I hope (audience mem-
bers) are entertained and
have fun," she added. "I hope
they're surprised. I hope they
jump in their seats a few
times. It's not a message play
- just a solid evening of enter-
tainment. It's fast-paced, lots
of action."


RELAY FOR LIFE


Center, 1002 South 14th St.,
or send an e-mail to project-
coordinator@ micahsplace.co
m.
All proceeds from Shrimp
Expression benefit Micah's
Place, the only certified
domestic violence center for
Nassau County. For more
information on Micah's Place,
call 491-6364 or visit
www.micahsplace.org.

ART/GALLERIES

The Mommy & Me art
program for children ages
2-5 will be offered at the
Island Art Association on
Aug. 16 and 30 from 10-
10:45 a.m., taught by Amber
McHugh.
Children's Art for ages 6-
10 will be held Aug. 28 from
10-11 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.-
12:15 p.m., taught by
McHugh. Middle School Art
class for ages 11-14 is Aug.
28 from 1-2:30 p.m., taught by
Diane Hamburg.
Materials and instruction
are free, paid for by the
Woodcock Foundation of
Jacksonville. Register by call-
ing 261-7020 or at the gallery,
18 N. Second St., Femandina
Beach.
* *
Summer Dropl-in
Painting Classes, taught by
Georganna Mullis, are held
at the Island Art
Association, 18 N. Second
St. every Tuesday morning
in August from 10 a.m. to
12:30 p.m. Bring your paint-
ing supplies; tables and
easels are fumished. Cost is
$20 per class. Call the gallery
at 261-7020 for more informa-
tion and to sign up.
* *
The photographers
group at the Island Art
Association, 18 N. Second
St., is offering a CD of
Amelia Island scenes, avail-
able at the gallery desk, in a
second edition, for a $10
donation to the IAA
Building Fund. For informa-
tion call 261-7020.
www:islandart.org
* *
Patricia Ezzell is exhibit-
ing paintings at Indigo Alley
through August. This self-
taught local artist has been
making people smile with her
whimsical and colorful
"Floribbean" art for the past
20 years. Indigo Alley Wine
Bar is located at 316 Centre
St. Regular hours are
Tuesday-Saturday, 4-11 p.m.
"'''Calr261-7222 fovisit
'-wwwin'digo-alley.com.. '
* *
Designs On-Sax Gallery
on North Third Street fea-
tures 12 original oil paint-
ings by The Florida
Highwaymen, five African-
American artists who started
out selling their work on
Florida highways in the
1950s. The gallery is open
every day except Sunday and
Tuesday, from noon to 5 p.m.
Call 277-4104.

MUSEUM

One ticket, four pubs, a
wealth of historical information
about downtown Ferhandina
and a good time for all. Join
the Amelia Island Museum
of History Thursdays at
5:30 p.m. to tour four of the
town's most popular, notori-
ous or otherwise historic
pubs and bars. One ticket
will get you one drink at each
establishment and an earful of
colorful tales about the places
you visit as well as those you
see along your way. It's a
great way to see Femandina
and learn about its history.
Tickets are $25 per person
(must be 21, must show ID);
tour begins at the historic train
depot. Reservations required.
Contact Thea at 261-7378,
ext.105 or Thea@ameliamu-
seum.org.
* *
Guests on the ghost tour
will learn Amelia Island
ghost stories as they tiptoe
through dark streets and
walk in the footsteps of h
bygone era as the past
comes alive through the
skillful storytelling of your
guide.
The tour begins at 6 p.m.
.every Friday like clockwork
and lasts approximately one
hour. Meet your guide in the
cemetery behind St. Peter's


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September art workshops for beginners to i

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Jane Paul Angelhart is back by
popular demand to do an intensive
five-day "Watercolor Portrait from
Photographs" workshop after her
previous three-day May workshop
on Amelia Island.
This class is a great opportunity
to study with one of the premier
watercolor portrait artists in the
country and is for beginner to
advanced students. Angelhart is
known for her fine art portraits in
demand because of their unique
medium for capturing the likeness to
the figure in rich, clean color.
Angelhart has a unique step-by-
step method of teaching the student
how to create beautiful portraits in
watercolor. The class is limited in
size and each student will receive
individual attention. The advanced
student can learn a new method of
creating rich, vibrant and clear col-
ors as they paint a number of small
portraits from their own photo-
graphs over the five-day period.
This workshop will be held Sept.
13-17 from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the
St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Education Center on Centre Street in
downtown Fernandina Beach. The


cost is $550 but if registration is
made by Saturday there is an early
bird discount of $25.
In another direction the
September workshops will be round-
ed out with an "Oil Painting Classical
Still Life Workshop" with Leah
Lopez, an award-winning artist
whose paintings have been featured
in national exhibitions including
American Women Artists, Salon In-


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Jane Paul Angelhart, featured above, one of the premier watercolor
portrait artists in the country, will teach a five-day Amelia Island
Artists workshop Sept. 13-17. Leah Iopez, an award-winning artist
whose paintings have been featured in national exhibitions, will
offer an "Oil Painting Classical Still Life Workshop" Sept. 24-26.
Above left is her "Daisies in Blue."


international, Allied Artists' of America,
Oil Painters of America and Minia-
tures at the Albuquerque Museum.
Raised in the unique culture and


beauty of northern New Mexico,
artists and artisans captured Lopez's
imagination and inspired her to
explore creative outlets. It was not


advanced

long before her paintings received
recognition and she was awarded
first place at the traditional Fine
Arts, first place in oils at the Bles
and Brightest, honorable mention at
Sthe Salon InternationAl and award of
merit at the American Women
Artists Show.
This class is for beginner to
advanced painters. Students will find
their advances made in this work-
shop will not only produce beautiful
still-life paintings, but will carry over
to their other painting subjects such
as landscapes.
There will be instructor demon-
strations, starting with the conceptu-
al design of the painting to observing
and translating the beauty of objects
into lustrous paint. Understanding
the structure of a painting and
manipulating paint, brilliant light,
supple color and purposeful edge
variations will also be taught.
Students can create a compelling
and distinguished piece of art.
This workshop is Sept. 24-26.
Cost $295, with a $25 discount if you
register by Aug. 24.
Contact Amelia Island Artists
Workshop at www.ameliais-
landartistsworkshop.com or call
Amelia Sanjon Gallery at 491-8040.


SunSplash finale
Amelia Island SunSplash. a free reggae
music concert series
presented by Amelia
Island businesses, will
host its grand finale
Sept 4 on the beach at I" -
the Sadler Road beach 4 a
access
The lineup includes
the Resolvers with live
reggae music from 1-7 p m along with a
swimwear fashion show and activities like
beach volleyball, ping-pong and sand castle
contests and events promoting environmental
awareness For more information visit
www aiSunSplash.com or e-mail
aiSunSplash @rgmail.com.
Story & Song
Award-winning singer,songwriter Kai
Parsons returns to Amelia Island for 'An
Evening of Story & Song" Sept. 5 at 7 30
p m this time to perform with her musical
family: mom Julie on piano and vocals dad
Darrell on vocals: and brother Jon on guitar
and vocals All are talented entertainers in
their own right, with an eclectic repertoire of
musical styles ranging from classic standards
to lazz to light rock.
The Parsons Family will perform in Buros .
Hall at St Peter's Episcopal.Church INinth
and Allantic) General admission tickets are
$15 and may be purchased in advance at
event sponsors First Coast Community Bank,
1750 Soulh 14th St Mixed Media, 9900
Amelia Island Pkwy., or at the door (subject to
availability).
"An Evening of Story & Song the popular
singer'songwriter concert scenes hosted by
Mark and Donna Paz Kaufman is made pos-
sible by the Founders of St. Peter's and the
generosity of First Coast Community Bank
and Mixed Media. Call 277-2664
DogstarTavem
Dogstar Tavern 10 N Second St offers
live music and Phat n' Jazzy with DJ BMF
each Thursday Visit
www.facebook.comndogstartavem.
Falcon's Nest
The Falcon's Nest, 6800 First Coast Hwy,
features DJ and dancing 10 pm to close
daily. Call 491-4242
Instant Groove
The Instant Groove plays each Thursday
night at The Rnz-Carton, Amelia Island
IndigoAlley
Ricardo Valdivieso is offenng Latin
American Songbook Guitar and Cajon (box)
workshops at Indigo Alley, 316 Centre St
Cajon classes are from 6:45-7.45 p m.
Monday Intermediate classes are 8-9 p m
Beginning guitar classes are 7-8 p m
Wednesday Call 310-6147
Frankie's Jazz Jam is every Tuesday for
jazz musicians of all abilities in a laid-back
and relaxed atmosphere Call (9041 302-6086
or find "Frankie's Jazz Jam" on Facebook
OXanes music
O'Kanes Irish Pub and Eatery. 318 Centre
St. presents trivia each Monday from 7-9
p m Andy Voll each Wednesday from 8-11


p m The Tumer London Band Thursday
from 8 30 p m.-midnight and Fnday and
Saturday 8.30 p m -12 30 p.m. and happy
hour each day from 3-7 p m with different
drink and food specials until closing Call 261-
1000 Visit www okanes cor
Palace Saloon
Enjoy live Reggae with the band Pili Pili
each Monday at the Palace Saloon on Centre
Street, and Billy Buchanan each Tuesday
with his acoustic brand of indie rock Catch
Movie Tuesdays at Sheffield's with films in
high definition on the big screen, free pop-
corn free admission and drink specials.
Sheffield's also hosts social dancing, with
complimentary lessons slaying al 7 p m. and
dancing at 8 p m Contact bill@thepalacesa-
loon com or call 491-3332
Sliders Seaside Grill
Sliders Seaside Grill, 1998 South Fletcher
Ave features The Macy's Aug. 14 from 7-11
p m in the lounge and Wes Cobb from 1-5
p m and Cason from 6-10 p m in the tiki bar;
Billy Buchanan in the nki bar 6-10 p m. Aug
16, and Pili Pili from 6-10 p.m in the tiki bar
Aug 18 Call 277-6652 Visit
www SlidersSeaside com.
Surflineup
4 The Surf Restaurant and Bar. 3199 South
Fleicher Ave pres-enis Richard Stratton
tonight, Gary Lee 1-5 p.m. and Gary
Kennisron 6-10 p.m. Aug. 14, Richard
Stratton 1-5 p m and Reggie Lee 6-10 p m.
Aug 15, Andy Haney Aug. 16: David Gum
Aug 17: DJ Roc Aug. 18. and Early McCall
Aug 19. Call 261-5711
Drum and Dance Circle
The public is invited to bring drmns, per-
cussion toys and dancing shoes Io the
Femandina Beach Open Community Drum
and Dance Circle, held every third Monday of
each month at 7 p m at the northernmost
end of Main Beach. Brng a chair or quill for
the sand. and be prepared lo get blissed out
Guitarist at local venues
Dan Voll one of the most versatile and
accomplished guitarists in the greater
Chicago area, will be a regular performer at
The Green Turtle Indigo Alley and O'Kane's
Irish Pub and Eatery throughout the summer.
Voll plays Fridays at The Green Turtle on
South Third Street fiom 6-10:30 p.m :
Saturday at Indigo Alley from 8-11 p.m.; and
Wednesday at O'Kane's from 7:30-11:30
p m No cover charge For information e-mail
islandsongwriter,@ gmail com
Voll also is available for private guitar les-
sons, beginner to advanced, including jazz,
blues and rock, at Indigo Alley, 316 Centre
St on Monday. Tuesday and Thursday after-
noons Call (904) 624-3429.

OUT OF TOWN

StarryNights'
St Marys. Ga will conclude its monthly
outdoor concert series at the Howard Gilman
Memorial Waterfront Park at 7 p m Sept 18
with River Jam (battle of Ihe youth bands).
Guests are encouraged to bring picnic bas-
kets and lawn chairs Visit www.stmaryswe!-
come corn or call (112) 882-4000.


YOUNG STAR


PHOTO BY CAROLINE BLOCHLINGER/FORTHE NEWS-LEADER
Five-year-old violinist Eden Rewa, daughter of Katie and Brent Rewa, performed a"
lively rendition of Duke Ellington's "C-Jam Blues" with the support of vocalist Bonnie
Eisele, drummer Les DeMerle and the rest of DeMerle's Jazz All-Stars during the
Amelia Island Jazz Festival's Preview Benefit Concert last month at the Amelia
Community Theatre. To the delight of the standing room only audience, the diminua-
tive Rewa held her own with the pros and also delivered a stunning breakneck vocal
take of Nat King Cole's "Hit Thatl ive Jack."
The concert showcased a potpourri of jazz styles that will be represented at this year's
festival Oct. 3-10. DeMerle announced the full week's schedule, which includes head-
liners Ramsey Lewis and Steve March Torme, the U.S. Navy Big Band Southeast,
Impacto Latino, late night Jam Sessions, a Jazz At The Movies evening and Red White
& Blues, a combination blues and wine tasting show featuring legendary Memphis gui-
tarist Calvin Newborn. For complete event information and online ticket purchases, go
to www.ameliaislandjazzfestival.com.


JACKSONVILLE GIGS


SUBMIT'IED
The band Finish It Off will play at Freebird Live in Jacksonville on Aug. 20 and at Jack
Rabbits on Aug. 24. Band members are local teens Thomas Monaghan, Brian
Stidham, Lake Murray and Josh Mazur.


Women's weekend announces community events


The High Tide Women's
Weekend will be held Oct. 1-2 on
Amelia Island, with a Friday night
river cruise, all-day programs from a
grits workshop to belly dancing, a
writers' workshop, Southern buffet
lunch at a historic church, walking
tour showcasing women who made
history, and a goody bag and special
event on Saturday night.
The event benefits Books for
Kids, putting books in the hands of
kids through regional non-profit
organizations. For more information
contact Dickie Anderson at 556-6455
or dickie.anderson@gmail.com.
Events open to the public
include:
Egans Creek kayak outing
Kayak Amelia, in partnership
with High Tide Women's Weekend,


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WOMENg tWE


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OCTOBER1-2, 2010
Amelia Island Florida


is offering a
unique kayak
trip on Egans
Creek Oct. 1
from 2:20-
4:40 p.m.
Reservations
required at
(904) 556
6455. Meet at


the North
End Boat Ramp and Dee Dee Bartell
Nature Center. Cost is $60
Healing Arts Fair
unique gathering of island
resources that will share and
demonstrate their products and
services at St. Peter's Episcopal
Church on Oct. 2 from 2-5 p.m. A
weekend pass ($10) required for
admission, available at Books Plus


and the Golf Club of Amelia or call
556-6455.
Creative arts classes
Three creative arts classes will
be held from 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 2 at
St. Peter's Episcopal Church. Mary
Dyer, Beadlemania, will teach a
bracelet making; Mary Lynn
Torchia will teach a pottery class;
and Eliza Holliday will teach a callig-
raphy class.
Each class is $30 and tickets can
be purchased at Books Plus or by
contacting Dickie Anderson at dick-
ie.anderson@gmail.com.
Historicwalking tour
Women in Made History in
Fernandina, offered by the Amelia
Island Museum of History in part-
nership with High Tide Women's


Weekend, will be a unique walking
tour through historic Fernandina
Beach.
Learn about the famous and noto-
rious women who made history.
Tickets are $25 and available at
Books Plus, The Golf Club
of Amelia or by contacting Dickie
Andei-son at dickie.anderson@
gmail.com.
Southern buffet lunch
New York 7imes bestselling
author Mary Alice Monroe will be
the featured speaker at a High Tide
Women's Weekend event at St.
Peter's Episcopal Church Oct. 2
from noon-1 p.m.
The church cookbook is
included in the $40 cost. Seating is
limited.
'Tickets are available at Books


Plus, The Golf Club of Amelia or call
556-6455..The event benefits the
Oceans of Fun Reading Camp.

Arabian Nights
river cruise
Amelia Island River Cruises is
offering a special event with guest
Mary Alice Monroe, New York
Times bestselling author.
Costumes are encouraged and
men are welcome. Saja and her belly
dancing team will teach the basics of
the ancient art.
Departs at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are
$40 and available at Books Plus, The
Golf Club of Amelia or by calling
556-6455.
Benefits the Gulf Turtle Rescue
Program South Carolina
Aquarium.


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Anticipation High as Ohio Valley Gold and Silver Refinery


Opens for Business Next Week in Fernandina Beach!


By CHRISTINA BUTLER
STAFF WRITER

Been following the gold and
silver market lately? Well if you have a
jewelry box or lock box full of gold or a
coffee can full of old coins you should
be according to Ohio Valley Refinery
spokesperson John Miller. "The gold
and silver markets have not been this
strong for over 30 years" said Miller.
Typically when the U.S. dollar is weak
and the economy is flat gold and silver
markets soar. "That's good news if you
are setting on a few gold necklaces or
an old class ring" says Miller.
Next week, starting Tuesday at
9am and every day next week through
Saturday, the Ohio Valley Refinery
will be setting up a satellite refinery
right here in Fernandina Beach at the
Days Inn & Suites Amelia Island.
During their 5 day stay, anyone can
bring gold, silver or platinum items and
turn them in for immediate payment,
explains John Miller. "Just about
everybody has some amount of gold
or silver just lying around collecting
dust and next week anybody can sell
theirs direct to our refinery. Typically,
selling direct to a refinery is reserved
for larger wholesale customers like
jewelry stores, pawn shops, and
laboratories," says Miller. "We are
changing how business is done," he
explains. "We want to do business with
everybody so we took our business to
the streets. Our teams visits various
cities around the country hosting 5 day
events allowing the general public to
take advantage of our services. The
turnout has been overwhelming," says
Miller. "Usually each day is busier
than the previous day. It seems once
people come to us and sell something,
they are so amazed by what an old ring
or gold coin is worth that they go home
and start digging around for more and
telling relatives, friends and neighbors.
It's like a feeding frenzy by the third
day. People line up with everything


Above Refinery representatives will be on hand next week, starting Tuesday and continuing through
Saturday, to purchase all gold, silver and platinum items, as well as coins. Public welcome!


from gold jewelry to sterling silver
flatware sets to old coins. I think
during this bad economy everybody
can use extra money but most
people say they are taking advantage
of selling direct to our refinery
because of the higher prices we pay."
During this special event anyone
is welcome to bring all types of gold,
silver and platinum to the refinery and
turn it in for instant payment The types
of items they will accept include all
gold jewelry; gold coins; gold ounces;
dental gold; old coins dated 1964
and before including: Silver Dollars,
halves, quarters and dimes; anything
marked "sterling" including: flat ware
sets, tea pots, silver bars, silver ounces
and all industrial precious metals.
What should you expect if you
go to the event to sell your gold and/
or silver? Just gather up all gold silver
and platinum in any form. If you are
not sure if its gold or silver bring it in
and they will test it for free. When you
arrive at the event you will be asked to
fill out a simple registration card and


Silver and Gold Coin Prices

Up During Poor Economy.


Collectors and
Enthusiasts in
Fernandina Beach
with $200,000 to
Purchase Yours!

By CHRISTINA BUTLER
STAFF WRITER
Got Coin? It might be just the
time to cash in. Next week, starting
Tuesday and continuing through
Saturday, the International Collectors
Association in conjunction with the
Ohio Valley Gold & Silver Refinery
will be purchasing all types of silver
and gold coins direct from the public.
All types are welcome and the event
is free.
Collectors will be on hand to
identify and sort your coins. Then the
quality or grade will be determined.
According to collectors I talked with,
the better the grade the more they are
worth. With the current silver and
gold markets, high prices are being
paid for older coins too. Any coins
minted in 1964 and before in the U.S.
are 90% silver except nickels and
pennies.
The coins worth is determined
by the rarity and the grade. Old silver
dollars are worth a great premium
right now. Even well worn and heavy.
circulated ones are bringing good
premiums. Franklin and Kennedy
halves, Washington quarters and
Mercury and Roosevelt dimes are all
worth many times their face value.
While older types like Seated Liberty,
Standing Liberties, and Barber coins
are worth even more.
Gold coins are really worth a
lot' right now according to Brian
Eades of the International Collectors
Association. This country didn't start
minting coins until 1792 says Eades.
Before that people would trade
goods using gold dust and nuggets.
Some shop keepers would take more
gold than needed to pay for items
purchased. There was no uniform
system of making change.


The government opened the first
mints and began distributing the
coins in 1792. By the beginning of
the 19th century, coins and paper
currency were wide spread and our
monetary system was here to stay. In
1933 Roosevelt required all banking
institutions to timrn in all gold coins.
Once all banks turned in this
gold, the president raised the gold
standard from $20.00 per ounce to
$33.00 per ounce. This was his way
of stimulating the economy during
the great depression. However, gold
coins were never redistributed after
the recall. Not all gold coins were
turned in. Many folks during that
time. didn't completely trust the
government and chose to keep their
gold.
These gold coins are sought after
by collectors today and bring many
times the face value. Any gold coins
with the mint marks of CC, D or O
will bring nice premiums. Collectors
at the event will be glad to show you
where to look. Other types of coins
will also be purchase including:.
foreign coins, Indian head cents, two
cent pieces, half dimes, three cent
pieces and buffalo nickels to name a
few.
Collectors warn people against
trying to clean their coins as
significant damage can be done and
the coins value lessened.


Items we will
accept include:
Scrap Jewelry
Dental Gold
Sterling Silverware
Sterling SilverTea Sets
Silver Dollars
All Coins Dated 1964 & Earlier
Industrial Scrap
All forms of Platinum


will be issued a number. Seating will
be available. When your number is
called you will be escorted to a table
where your items will be examined,
tested and sorted. This only takes a
few minutes using their expertise and
specialized equipment. Items will be
counted and/or weighed. The value of
the items will be determined based on
up to'the minute market prices. Live
feeds will be available at the event
displaying current market prices of
all precious metals. If you choose to
sell your items, they will be bagged
and tagged and you will be escorted
to the cashier to collect your payment.
Waiting time to sell your items may
range from just a few minutes to 1
hour so bring something to read.
If you are the owner of a jewelry
store, pawn shop, dentist office or
a dealer you are encouraged to call
ahead to make an appointment with
the smelt master to discuss their
special dealer programs. They can
be reached during refinery hours at
(904) 277-2300.


Items of Interest:
Vintage Guitars:
Martin, Gibson, Fender,
National, Rickenbacker,
Gretsch, Mandolins, Banjos
and others
Pocket Watches:
Hamilton, Illinois, Waltham,
Patek Phillipe, Ball, Howard,
South Bend, Elgin and others
Wrist watches: Omega,
Accutron, Longines,
Hamilton, Breitling and many
more
Old paper money: United
States, Confederate States,
Blanket Bills, $1000.00 bills
and more
Antique Toys: Trains, Tin
wind-ups, Mechanical Banks,
Robots, Pressed Steel trucks,
and many more
War Memorabilia: Swords,
Bayonets, Helmets, German,
Confederate, Union, USA, and
others
Local records reveal to
our research department that
recent vintage guitar sold
for $2400.00 and another for
$12,000.00 to a collector that
will be tied into the event next
week via live database feed.


Ohio Valley Refinery will open for
business Tuesday from 9am-6pm. The
event continues every day through next
Saturday. No appointment is needed.



If you go:

WHO: Ohio Valley Refinery
Reclamation Drive
WHAT: Open to public to sell
gold and silver.
WHEN: August 17th -21st
WHERE: Days Inn & Suites
Amelia Island
2707 Sadler Road
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
TIMES: TUESDAY-FRIDAY
9:00am 6:00pm
SATURDAY
9:00am 4:00pm
SHOW INFO: (217) 523-4225


Local Residents are

ready to cash in!


International antique buyers
in town next week and ready
to stimulate economy!


By CHRISTINA BUTLER
STAFF WRITER
Hundreds of phone calls
from, local residents this week to
the corporate office of the Ohio
Valley Gold and Silver Refinery
pour in inquiring about items to
be purchased all next week by the
team of antique buyers that is on
site with OVGSR.
The team of buyers next week
are purchasing a vast array of
vintage items (see left) along with
coins, gold jewelry, and sterling
silver items the refinery deals in.
It is a Local shot in the arm for our
economy. The spokesperson for
the event expects to spend in excess
of $200,000.00 next week at the
Days Inn & Suites Amelia Island
paying local residents on the spot.
The spokesperson for the company
explained that these collectors are
paying collector price for vintage
items. It's a great way for people
to get a great value for their items.


Refinery representatives will be on
hand next week starting Tuesday
to purchase all gold, silver and
platinum items, as well as coins.
Public welcome!


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ESTATE/MOVING SALE Isle De Mal
Subdivision, 610 Spanish Way East,
Thurs, Fri, Sat, Aug 12th, 13th, 14th,
9:00am-4:00pm, rain or shine. Please
do not block driveways or park in yards
due to sprinkler systems. Oriental style
china cabinet, vintage comer cabinet,
gorgeous antique oak sideboard and
oak rocker, vintage canopy doll bed,
vintage misc pieces of Haviland &
Bavarian china, vintage drum table, 2
twin beds, wood 'dinette table & 4
chairs, reclining chaise sofa, reclining
ends sofa, 2 marble(?) top cocktail
tables, 2 curios, dressers, cheval
mirror, book shelf, leather top table,
round glass top coffee & cocktail
tables, student roll top desk, computer
desk, office chair, computer, all in one
printer, wall pictures, 32%o Sony TV,
Sony surround sound, 19%o and 27%o
color TV's, bistro set, wicker furniture,
oriental style room divider, kitchen
island, kitchen items, cookbooks, Tobi
steamer, Cannondale men's bike, car
bike carrier, sleeping bags, clothing,
Christmas and lots of misc. Hair
dressing equipment: hair wash sink,
hair drying chair, cabinet with mirror &
other items. For more info, photos and
map go to
www.FindersKeepersEstateSales.com
Sale being done by Mary Ann Pihlblad
Dba Finders Keepers.
GARAGE SALE Sat. 8/14, 7am-lpm.
2758 Eastwind Dr., Fernandina Beach.
MOVING SALE / GARAGE SALE -
1526 Persimmon Circle S. Queen-Size
leather & crushed bamboo bed, Bam-
boo & cane woven chair, wing back
chair, Kenmore freezer, lamps, & manY
other household items. Sept. 13 & 14.
BIG MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE -
Downtown Fernandina, 208 Beech St.
Rain or shine inside. Furn., glass-
Ware, tables, chairs, other business
furn., toys, storage bldgs. We accept
items for consignment & rent tables.
Sat., 8am-2pm, (904)583-6527.
GARAGE SALE Office supplies, desk,
house decor, cookbooks, small
appliances, furniture, yard furniture.
Large sale! 941454 Old Nassauville Rd.
Fri. 8/13 & Sat. 8/14, 8am-?
YARD SALE Sat. 8/14, 8am-? 75452
Clyde Higginbotham Rd., Yulee. Port-
able AC, treadmill, TVs, chain link ken-
nel, truck rims & tires, yard tools, palm
leaf ceiling fan (NIB!), and lots more!
Also registered quarter horse for sale.

MULTI-FAMILY MOVING SALE -
Fri., Sat. & Sun., 9am-6pm. Lots of
furniture, beds, tools, car parts,
lawn equipment, household stuff,
books, and on and onl 179 Piney
Island Dr (904)432-8457
SAT. 8/14, 8AM-1PM 75156 Raven
Wood Dr., Yulee (Timber Creek west of
1-95). Home decor, clothes size E-XL,
furniture, books, planters, phones. See
Craig's list. Call (904)548-0735


624 Wanted To Buy


I BUY JUNK CARS, HEAVY EQUIP-
MENT, MACHINERY, & BIG TRUCKS
& TRACTORS FOR SCRAP CASH
PAID. (904)879-1190 / 705-8628


I


2 Commercial Properties
in Fernandina Beach, FL!

SAugust 27th11:00AM

Commercial Corner Lot
Will Sell over the bid of $50,0001
DG423 909 Atlantic Ave.

S 6, 38 SF Commercial Bldg
DG422 201 Alachua St. .,
SPreview Date/Time: Aug. 20th, 11:00AM
A auction Site for DG423 & DG422'
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S--www.tranzon.com

*' 877-374-4437
Tranzon Dngqers aiteqr J Dnggers III. Lic Real Esate Broer,
FL Lic AU707. AB1237 10% Buyers Premium







Features include:
2 bedroonim gar'dcn units 2 bedrionl townhouse t.'le
3 bedroom garden unlts Marsh views
Swimming pool Dishwashel Laundry facilities
Washer/dryer connections* Washel ,d l'.-r units available'
Water, garbage & pest i. ntrol included in rent
Prices starting at $675." per month
*Some features not available in all unILt
Less than 2 Iniles from the beach and you can talk to the shops
& restaurants at The Gatewa to Amelia Center!

tie gA! (904) 261-0791
www.atcdevelopment.corn


ESTATE SALE Beautiful tan
leather sofa, patio set, black leather
recliner sofa, TV's, chairs, walker,
artist supplies, artist easel, books,
'movies, baskets, means clothing,
dining room set /6 chairs, religious
items, Bassett bedroom set, dresser,
2 lamp stands, kitchen, broad
games, Kodak printer code & digital
camera, blanket chest, some
stainless Perko marine hardware,
compressor, tools, 220-cables, 9 ft.
Christmas tree, decorations, cost-
ume jewelry, binoculars, 2 commer-
cial sewing machines, 1979 Consew
and 1982 Juku. Much, much more.
Have to empty house, 96042
Starlight Ln. (Heron Isles subd.) off
Chester Rd. Follow the red & white
signs. Thurs. 8/12, Fri. 8/13, Sat.
8/14, 8am-3pm. Please be court-
eous in parking. Do not block drives.
Thanks.


602 Articles for Sale
GUN SHOW Sat. 8/14, 9-5 & Sun.
8/15, 9-4. The Morocco Shrine, 3800
St. Johns Bluff Rd., Jax. North Florida
Arms Collectors, (386)325-6114.
TWO FLORIDA GATOR Football
Season Tickets Available Serious
callers only. (904)261-3879 or 904
206-2464
HOUSE CLEANING 10 years of exp-
erience, honest and excellent referenc-
es. Houses, condos, weekly, bi-weekly
or monthly. Luci (904)415 2169.
TREADMILL PRO FORM 765CD -
Paid $900, will sell for $400. Call 277-
1623.

610 Air Conditioners
/Heating I
HEAT/COOL Window units & ice ma-
chines, used all sizes w/warr. Repairs
to central & window AC's, refrigerators
& freezers. Kish's (904)225-9717.

611 Home Furnishings
FOR'SALE Red micro fiber queen
sofa/bed, chair & ottoman, 4 years
old. $850. Call (904)261-5853.
LEATHER LIVING ROOM SET in
original plastic,'never used. Orig. price
$3,000. Sacrifice $975. Can deliver.
Call Bill (305)420-5982. ANF
DINING ROOM TABLE with
pedestal, solid oak, with 6 ladder back
chairs, 42" with 12" leaf. $350. (904)
321-2546
ANTIQUE ICEBOX solid oak,
excellent condition. $325. (904)321-
2546
CHERRY BEDROOM SET Solid wood,
never used, brand new in factory
boxes. English Dovetail. Original cost
$4500. Sell for $895. Can deliver. Call
Tom (954)302-2423. ANF

621 Garden/
Lawn Equipment
CRAFTSMAN RIDING MOWER
17.5hp, 42" cutting deck. Almost new
with 2 yr transferable warranty. $800.
(904)583-2668


701 Boats & Trailers
21 FT. SUN TRACKER PONTOON -
with MDPE foam filled pontoons,
galvanized trailer, upholstry & Mercury
motor need repair. (904)261-8752






802 Mobile Homes
RENT/OPTION TO BUY Owner fin.
3/2 SWMH ON ISLAND IN PARK.
CH&A. $200/wk or $700/mo + dep.
Very clean. Available now. 261-5034

804 Amelia Island Homes
ONE OR BOTH Oceanfront condos
w/breathtaking views on private prop,
Separate deeds same owner, permitted
for vacation rental, remodeled 07/10.
2BR/2.5BA. Each $520,000. per unit.
904-321-4366 or 904-557-8220
FSBO with owner finance. Rent-2-
Own adorable 3/2 close to beach &
downtown. Call Terri (904)261-4743.
BUY OWNER Egans Bluff III, located
off Simmons Rd. 2815 Park Square
Place East. Details in flyer. Reduced to
$465,000.

805 Beaches
OCEANFRONT PROPERTY
Visit www.OceanfrontAmelia.com for a
complete list, or call Bob Gedeon at
Oceanfront Realty (904)261-8870.

806 Waterfront
Waterfront Homes & Lots Call
(904) 261-4066 for information. C.H.
Lasserre, Realtor.

Unbelievable
Coastal Bargain!
Only $34,900
W / FREE Boat Slip
Adjoining lot sold for $99,900!
Spectacular wooded building lot in
premier gated waterfront community
w/direct access to Atlantic Ocean! All
amenities complete! Paved roads,
underground utilities, club house, pool.
Excellent financing. Call Now 877-888-
1415, x 2625.

808 Off Island/Yule
REAL ESTATE AUCTION
Nominal Opening Bid Start at $10,000
851719 Lonnie Crews Rd,
Femandina, FL
3BR 2BA 1,282sf+/-
mobile/mnftd home.
830 Mission Trace Dr, Saint Marys, GA
3BR 2BA
All properties sell:
8:OOAM Mon., Aug. 16
at 85719 Lonnie Crews Rd,
Fernandina, FL
Open to the Public
Open this weekend, please go to
williamsauction.com or call
800-801-8003 for details.
Many properties now available for
online bidding!
A Buyer's Premium may apply.
Williams & Williams
FL RE LIC#BK3223097
DANIEL NELSON BROKER, W&W RE
LIC#1032049, AUC LIC#AU3278
MONTE W. LOWDERMAN AUCTIONEER


REALTOR



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MAINLAND


95033 Sawgrass Cove-- 2 Ac Lanceford Creek

1864 asf. 3BR/2BA S399,000

also

95057 Sawgrass Cove 1BR/1BA 784 asf.- $299,000



96092 Boardwalk Landing Beachway Nassau Lakes

3BR/2BA 1714 asf. $185,000


I 809 Lots I
ROSEWOOD MEADOWS 1/2 2 1/2
acre building lots. Starting at $32,000.
(904)753-2155 or (904)753-2156
100 X 100 Commercial Mixed
Warehouse Lot Northwest comer
9th & Date. $54,900. $1000 toward
closing costs. (904)261-9763

814 West Nassau County

NEW BRICK HOME 3BR/2BA on 1/2
acre in Callahan. 2276 sq. ft., 1700
living sq. ft. Tile floors, tile showers.
$175,900. Call (904)613-2529.
LOT 1-1/2 acres Hwy 1, 160 ft.
Zoned comm'l. Leveled. Give-a-way
price.-$15,000. Hilliard. (904)415-4337

817 Other Areas
BANK FORCED BID/OFFER SALE -
Smoky Mtn. lake property, TN. Pick
your lot, then summit your offer. Gated
w/amenities. Hurry, register now, first
75 only. (877)644-4647 x302. ANF
VIRGINIA MTN CABIN Galax area.
Brand new! Price Reduced! Great
views, private, fishing in stocked trout
stream. 2 acres. $149,500. Owner
(866)275-0442. ANF
Crawford Co., GA 85 Ac. $1,125/ac.
Ulcohatchee Creek, planted pine,
paved road, power. Other tracts
available. stregispaper.com (478)987-
9700 St. Regis Paper Co. ANF
BELIEVABLE COASTAL BARGAIN -
Only $34,900 w/Free boat slip.
Adjoining lot sold for $99,900.
Beautifully wooded bldg lot in premier
gated waterfront community. Enjoy
direct access to clubhouse, pool. +
financing. (877)888-1415 x2627. AND
CROSSVILLE -Golf capital of Tenn.
Great for retirees, low property taxes &
ins., no state income tax, full variety of
properties at great prices, save
retirement dollars, mild seasons, &
great mtn views. Live good. (931) 707-
0393, info@crossvlllerealty.com. ANF
East TN Lake Community Buy now
& save $$. No time frame to build,.
Dockable, lake view, lake access.
Starting at just $9,900. Call (866)920-
5263. TNwaterfront.com. ANF
NC MOUNTAINS Best land buy! 2.5
acres, spectacular views, gated, paved
road. High altitude. Easily accessible,
secluded. Bryson City. $45,000. Owner
financing. www.wlldcatknob.com (800)
810-1590. ANF






851 Roommate Wanted

ROOMMATE OR ADDITIONAL
ROOMMATE WANTED in 3BR/2BA
house. $100 $150 per week. All
utilities included. 491-1521

852 Mobile Homes
STATIONERY RV FOR RENT Weekly
& monthly rates. (904)225-5577
On Island 2/1, 2/2 & 3/2 SWMH in
park starting $165/wk + dep: 2/1 Du-
plex on 14th St., Ig fenced yard $250/
wk. Can incl utils & fum. 261-5034
NICE 3BR/2BA DW MHs in Nassau-
ville area. Ceramic tile flooring/
fireplace/private lots. $800/mo. + dep.
Sara at (904)753-3268.
NICE 2-3BR MH $600-$775/mo.
Water included. Lot available $295/mo.
Call (904)501-5999.
3BR/2BA 1600 sq ft dbl wide on 2
acres in Yulee off Harts Rd. Lrg storage
shed & front porch. $1000/mo +
security deposit. Call Gall 225-2778.
FOR RENT 2 & 3 bedroom mobile
homes in mobile home park. $500/mo
+ $500 dep. Call Debi (904)759-3897.
MARSHFRONT 1800sf 3BR/2BA on 2
acres w/beautiful sunsets. New kitchen
cabinets, counters, dishwasher, fire-
place. French doors open to deck/
screened porch. Security system/
private & quiet. Boat ramp/fenced
yard. $1250/mo. (904)753-3067
3BR/2BA on one acre. Great
location. $850/mo: + deposit. Call
(904) 321-7454.

855 Apartments
Furnished

OCEANFRONT Two 2BR/1BA units.
Private access to beach. Reasonable.
(904)261-5069 or 583-1675
AT BEACH 1BR $185/wk., 2/1 duplex
$250/wk + dep. Utils incl. Also, on
Island in park 2/1, 2/2 & 3/2 SWMH
$165/wk. + dep. 261-5034

856 Apartments
Unfurnished

2BR/2BA Luxury Condo Screened
patio, vaulted ceilings, FP, gated, com-
munity fitness center, pool, 16 acre
lake. $850/mo. Call Philip, 753-0701
1/1 DOWNTOWN FERNANDINA -
Overlooking Fairbanks. Updated. W/D,
huge closet, balcony. $675 + util.
Serv. Dogs only. 556-3002. Avail. 9/1.

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Monday, Sept. 6 in obser-
vance of Labor Day. The
early classified deadline for
the Wednesday, Sept. 8
issue will be Friday, Sept. 3
at 5 p.m..







FRIDAY. August 13. 2010 CLASSIFIEDS Newxs Lcadicr 7B


856 Apartments
Unfurnished

For Rent 2BR/1.5BA townhouse apt.
CH&A, stove, refrig., carpet. No pets.
$750/mo. Deposit required. 828
Nottingham Dr. Call (904)261-3035.
OCEAN VIEW 337 N. Fletcher.
1BR/IBA, carpeted, water & garbage
included. $650/mo. + $750 deposit. 1
year lease. (904)556-5722
1BR/1BA $600/mo. + $600 deposit,
plus utilities. Call (904)261-6776.
Affordable Living We are accepting
applications for our 1 & 2 bedroom
units. Rent based on income. Apply at
Post Oak Apts., 996 Citrona Dr.,
Femandina Beach; (904)277-7817.
'Handicap Accessible units available.
This institution is an equal opportunity
provider and employer.
AFFORDABLE LIVING We are
accepting applications for our 1 & 2
bedroom units. Rent based on income.
Apply at Sandridge Apts., 2021 Jas-
mine St., Femandina Beach; (904)277-
8722. Handicap Accessible units
available. This institution is an equal
opportunity provider and employer.
SMALL 1BR APT. 200' from the
ocean. All utilities except electric
included. No smoking. Svc pets only.
Quiet. $600/mo. (904)335-1665

857 Condos
Furnished
AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION
2BR/2.5BA 2-story villa, fully
furnished. $1400/mo. + utilities. 1
year lease. Owner (904)491-5906.
631 TARPON AVE. 2BR/2BA fiat.
Pool, tennis, 2 blocks from beach.
$875. Nick Deonas Realty, Inc.
(904)277-0006


857 Condos
Furnished
BEACH CONDO 1BR on beachside S.
Fletcher. Ocean view, pvt walkover,
pool, covered parking. $1495/mo. +
dec. & cable. L/T lease. 904-261-3035
3BR/2BA CONDO Furnished or
unfurnished. Pool, balcony w/ocean
view, rear fenced courtyard. Must see
to appreciate. (912)389-5796

858 Condos
Unfurnished
RENT/RTO 2BR/1.SBA condo avail.
1.5 blks from beach. Completely re-
modeled. New appl's, pool & amenities
included. $900/mo. 912-269-3960
2BR/2BA AMELIA LAKES deluxe
condo, downstairs, new carpet, paint,
appliances, tile, in gated community.
$875/mo. (904)415-1165
LUXURY 3BR/2.5BA 1700sf 2-story
townhouse, attached garage, one mile
to beach, centrally located, pets nego.
$1200/mo. (904)294-1587
FOREST RIDGE 3BR/2BA, ground
unit, appliances, including W/D, pool,
tennis. 1 yr lease. No smoking. $945/
mo. + deposit. Reference check. Call
(904)759-1105.
OCEANFRONT CONDO Just
remodeled 2BR/2.5BA. $1500/mo. plus
utilities. $250 Dep. 904-321-4366 or
904-557-8220
SIZZLIN' SUMMER SPECIALS
AMELIA LAKES CONDOS
1 & 2 BR Condos in gated, waterfront
community with, 24/7 fitness ctr,
resort-style pool & more! Garden tubs,
fireplaces & lots of upgrades! Live the
Amelia Lakes life! Starting at just
$799/mo! Call (904)415-6969 for a
showing.
www.amelialakes.cdm
AMELIA LANDING 2BR/2BA. All
appliances including W/D, pool, tennis.
1 year lease. No Smoking. $895 + dep.
Reference check. Call (904)759-1105.


859 Homes-Furnished
FURNISHED 3BR/2BA in Egan's
Bluff. 2- car gar. Wood floors w/granite
countertops, SS appliances, located
centrally on island. Lane @ 753-0598.

860 Homes-Unfurnished
,CARTESIAN POINTE 3BR/2BA, 2-
car garage, 1750sf overlooking pond.
Pets allowed. $1100/mo. (904)206-
2841
LOVELY 4BR/3BA HOUSE in Light-
house area. Quiet, family residential
area near beach & downtown. Please
call (904)583-3223.
FANTASTIC CUSTOM Island Home,
3-2.5 w/ Ig bonus, built 2005, $1500
plus dep., private lot w. large oaks
556-0129
$300 OFF 1ST MO. RENT 4BR/2BA
house, 2-car gar., all appl's, ceiling
fans, vaulted ceilings. Completely
renovated. Free cable. $1250/mo.
Available Aug. 1. (904)334-0806
ISLAND HOME South 17th.
2BR/1BA, oversized garage, fenced
comer lot. Deposit required. $850/mo.
Call (904)261-6642
97119 DIAMOND ST. Bench Mark
Glen (Chester). 3BR/2BA modular,
large backyard w/pool. Nick Deonas
Realty, Inc. $995. (904)277-0006
3/2/2 1900SF NEWER HOME -
Timbercreek Plantation, Yulee.
$1200/mo. Available 9/1. Call
(904)553-3445.
1 AC. near Lofton Creek, 3bd 1400 sf
home $900 mo. Amelia Coastal Realty
261-2770
1429 PLANTATION OAKS South
end of island. 3BR/2BA, 2-car garage,
1852sf, FP, wood firs, tile bath, fenced
yard. Close to shopping & beach. Boat
storage ok. Rent $1295/mo., option to
buy (904)491-5058
VISIT ChaplinWilliams.com for
Nassau County's largest selection of
long term rentals (904)261-0604


860 Homes-UnfurnishedI CURTISS H. CURTISS H.
FOR RENT 2100 Flonda Ave LASSERRE LASSERRE
2BR/IBA, washer/dryer, fenced yard.Inc. E
(904)386-8665 Real Estate, Inc. Real Estate, Inc.


BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2BA HOME Gar-
age, private lot on quiet street, near
shopping, short dnve to beach. $1299/
mo. Femandina Beach. (305)308-6505
3BR/2BA SECLUDED SUMMER
BEACH HOME Gated, access to
beach, pool & tennis. 1 year lease'
required. $1800/mo. (904)321-1713

861 Vacation Rentals
VACATION CHALET in N. Carolina
Mountains. River overlook, cozy, well
furnished, majestic views. Peaceful.
Bicycling. Call (904)757-5416.
OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA and 2BR/1BA.
Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
Realtor, for special rates.

863 Office
LARGE OFFICE above the Palace
Sa)oon approx. 275 sq ft. $400/mo.
(904)557-5644
OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE at
Historic Downtown Femandina Beach.
Please come see. Utilities included.
Approx. 1000 sq. ft. $1326/mo. Phone
(904)261-8249.

864 Commercial/Retail
DEERWALK Prime high visibility
location on A1A in O'Neal. 1250sf
units. Curtiss Lasserre Real Estate
(904)261-4066.




904 Motorcycles
2006 HARLEY DAVIDSON ROAD
KING CLASSIC Red. 774 miles.
Lots of extras added. $15,500. Call
(904)491-1512.


LONG TERM
ON ISLAND

*730 S. 14th St, 3BR/IBA $800/mo.
+utilites, $1,000 sec. dep.
S1334 Atlantic Ave. 3BR/IBA.1,243
approx, sq. ft. $1,200/mo. +utilities.
*2039A Nature's Walk Attractive/
clean 3BR/2.5BA, w/2car
garage. 1,71 I approx. sq. ft. $1,350/mo.
+utl., 2 yr. lease or possible lease with
option to buy.
*305 S 17th Street. 2BR/IBA 720
approx. sq. ft $850 + utilities and
deposit.
*1602 Inverness 3BR/2BA approx.
1,507sq.ft. $1,200 plus deposit and
utilities.
S3BR/2BA Home on Amelia Island with
beautiful view of Egans Creek. 1,534
approx. sq. ft $1,650/mo. + Util.
Includes yard maintenance.
OFF ISLAND
*3BR/2BA home, 95584 Alligator
Creek Road 1,120 approx. sq. ft.
$1, 100/mo. + util.
*4BR/ 2BA Flora Park, open kitchen,
1,884 approx. sq. ft. with screened
porch. Quiet neighborhood, no smok-
ing/ service animals only $1,450 + until.
VACATION RENTAL
*AFFORDABLE WEEKLY/MONTHLY
2BR/IBA Oceanview. 487 S. Fletcher.
Call for more information
*.21 40 9.6


ON ISLAND
'2.000 SF +/- in busy Five Points Plaza at
AIA and Sadler Rd. Great retail
frontage with heavy f-ot traffic and
vehicle exposure. Will divide to 1,000
SF. $2,600/mo.
*Approx 1,800 s.f. 1839 S. 8th St
Adjacent to Huddle House $2,250/mo
lease + tax, also considering sale.
1,243 sq.ft- office at the corner of
Atlantic Ave. & 14th Street. $1,200/mo.
plus sales tax NN
S15th S. 4th St., excellent location on
Centre St. Great space for an office or
small retail store. 5 private parking
places on site $1,500/m tax and util.
SOFF ISLAND
*Approx 850 SF by Fastenal and
Peacock Electric in O'Neil, good
exposure on AIA. Great for show
room or office space $1,350/mo + tax
+utilities.
*DEER WALK 1,250-5,000 SF
retail/office space. Units range from
$1,750 to $2,000 /mo includes CAM,
tax, water, sewer & garbage. First
months rent FREE with one year
signed lease.
*850785 US 17,Yulee 150x300 lot
with a 1458 SF building & large paved
parking lot. $ 1,800/mo. + tax & until.
*850674 US 17 S, Yulee. 6,000 SF
SWarehouse with office, 3 16'x20' roll
up doors and plenty of parking
$3,000/mo. + taxes and utility
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1880 S. 14th St., Suite 103
Amelia Island, FL 32034


FURNISHED HOMES ON ISLAND


* 405 S. 17th Street 3BR/1BA home with large fenced yard, close to 2483 A First Avenue- 2BR/2BA Fully furnished duplex only a block
schools. $850 from the beach. Back porch with shaded backyard. $800
* 610 N. 15th Street 3BR/2BA Home with ceramic tiled floors and 3200 S. Fletcher Ave D-1 (Ocean Dunes)- 2BR/2BA Fully fur-
carpeted bedrooms. Large great room, screened porch, and fenced in nished ocean front condo. Ground floor unitjust steps from the beach,
back yard. $1195 across the street from The Surf Restaurant. Ocean front patio and
community pool for those hot summer days. $1400
* 2837 S. 14th Street 3BIU2BA Large home with fireplace, water sof-
tener, fenced back yard, and screened porch. Rent includes pest control. 3200 S. Fletcher Ave C-2 (Ocean Dunes)- 2BR/2BA Fully furnished
$1395 condoon 2nd floor. Fireplace in living room. Covered back deck over-
looks community pool and has great ocean views. $1300


* 1268 Quattlefield Lane 4BR/3BA Riverfront home with private
dock and boat lift. Two master suites, cedar closer in master, separate
tub and tile'shower in bathrooms. Fireplace in great room, mahogany
hardwood floors throughout with ceramic tile in bathrooms. Large win-
dows allow for natural light and spectacular views of die river. Private
outdoor in-ground pool. $4395
SINGLE FAMILY HOMES OFF ISLAND


CONDO/TOWNIIOME/APARTMENTS
* 2822 S, Fletcher Ave. 2BR/IBA Ocean front home with private beadc
access. One car garage. New washer & dryer included. $1000
S2840 A South Fletcher 2BR/IBA Ocean front downstairs duplex.
Beautiful views, easy access to the beach. $1250


* 86311 Cartesian Pointe Drive 3BR/2BA home with opn eat-n 2850 S. Fletcher UP 3BR/1BA Upstairsocean fronthome withbeauti-
kitchen and living room. Fenced back yard. Close to 1-95. $1100 fuldviews Easy access to the beach. $1095


* 96258 Piedmont Drive (Lofton Pointe) 4BR/2BAl hme with open
floor plan, screened back patio overlooking p,.nd Centrally located
near shopping, 1-95, and the beach. $1100
FURNISHED HOMES ON ISLAND
* 403 Tarpon Ave Unit 423 (Ocean Park) 2BR/2BA Furnished owndo
with ocean views only a short walk to the beach. Approx. 1800 sq.ft., this
unit includes a washer and dryer, covered balcony, plus a 2 car garage
with eleveator access. Community pool, clubhouse, grills. $1750
* 3319 Sea Marsh Road 2BR/ 214A #ui~sishedtcondo in The Plantation.
"Great c6mmnntity upqt/iies iflitiu g tiw P p "'Is $14t95
* 95023 Sandpiper Loop (Sandpiper Villas)- 3BR/4BA Fully fui-
nished luxury townhouse with elevator, bonus 1oom1 with har. and but-
le's pantry. Oceanfront community dose to die Ritz. $1995


* 1829 Perimeter Park Road (Amelia Park)- 2BR/2BA Downstairs
condo centrally located on Amelia Island. Ceramic tile, stainless steel
appliances, granite countertops, washer & dryer. Two master bath-
rooms. One car garage. Close to schools and shopping. $1250
* 1835 Perimeter Park Road (Amelia Park)- 3BR/2BA Upstairs
condo centrally located on Amelia Island. Ceramic tile in living areas,
kitchen, and bathrooms. Stainless steel appliances, crown molding,
computer station, W/D included. Open floor plan with large kitchen.
One car garage. $1250
* 95024 Sandpiper Loop (Sandpiper.Villas)-3BR/3.5BA Townhome
ni the oac.,an, just it i of TlIe Ritz. Staiinless steel appliances, gran
ite countertops, double oven. Ceramic tile throughout. Covered front
and rear patios, plus rooftop patio. $1895


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$625,000 Sandpiper Loop MLS#49621 $299,000 Reserve Court MLS#48982 $199,000 Martinique Ct. MLS50361
4BR/4BA. 2,693 s.f.Townhome 4BR/2BA in Reserve at Old Bluff 2BR/2BA In The Colony
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255 $463,800 Starboard Landing- MLS# 43365
4BR/3BA 2578sf In Seaside SubdivlsIon
Joy Horne 277-6597


$354,000 Captains Polnte Rd MLS #52647
Gorgeous Deep Water Lot
Joy McClane-Horne 904.312.4517


Lanceford Lot.* $122,000 Package $321,000 #45603 Brad Goble 261-6166
SBarrington Lot $122,000 Package $321,000 #46502 Brad Goble 261-6166
* Beech Street Commercial Lot $159,000 #46502 Brad Goble 261-6166
S. Fletcher Lot 50 X 100 $425,000* Brad Goble 261-6166


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96268 Park 3000 sf. 4BR/4.5BA 2 story home located in
Oyster Bay. Porches front and rear overlooking canal.
Gourmet kitchen. Bamboo flooring throughout. WVD.
Yacht Club. Pets allowed. Off Island. $2,195/mo

1025 N. Fletcher 1500 sf. 3BR/2BA home with two
sitting areas & deck with ocean view. Tile throughout.
Pets allowed. On Island. $1,695/mo

95482 Sonoma- 3100 sf, 4BR/2.5BA two story house in
the Woodbridge. Kitchen opens to large family room with
fireplace and built-ins. Loft area. Screened patio. Pets
allowed. Off Island. $1.695/mo

95090 Woodberry 2131 sf. 3BR13BA home with
screened lanai. Split floor plan. Tile throughout. Backs
up to nature preserve. Lawn care. W1). Pets allowed. On
Island. $1,500/mo

Surf & Racquet 1000 sf. 1 BR/BA condo with ocean and
pool view. Furnished with all utilities. No pets. On Island.
$1,400/mo

75035 Moring Glen 2400 sf. 3BR/2BA home located
in River Glen. Bonus room, family room and office/den.
Tile in main living area. Covered lanai, Community ppol
and Water Park. Pets allowed. Off Island. $1,400/mo

97076 Arnold Ridge 2380 sl: 4BR/2BA brick home
located on half acre lot. Fenced backyard. Pets allowed.
Off Island. $1,400/mo

989 Ocean Overlook 2260 sq. ft. 4BR:2BA home
located in Ocean Sound backing up to pond. Short walk
to beach. Tile floors throughout main living areas.
Screened lanai. lawn care. Pets allowed. On Island.
$1,400/mo

87475 Creekslde 2102 sf. 3BR/3BA. Each BR has own
Bath. Family room with built-ins. Fenced backyard.
Screened patio with pavers. Hot tib. Small pets ok. Off
Island. $1,395/mo

32308 Sunny Park 1758 sf. 3BR/2BA home,located in
Flora Park. Screened patio. Large family room. WD, water
softener. Pets allowed. Off Island. $1,350/mo


96196 Long Island 1800 sf. 3BR/3BA with office or
4th BR located on in Nassau lakes. Tile throughout main
areas. Family room with fireplace. Kitchen with breakfast
area. Covered lanai. Lawn care. Pets allowed. Off Island.
$1,350/mo

330 S. 7th 1592 sf. completely renovated 3BR/2BA
home with master suite upstairs, and upgraded kitchen.
Pets allowed. On Island. $1,350/mo

76143 Long Pond 1900 slf 4BR/2BA home in
Cartesian Pointe. Covered patio. Upgraded kitchen. Two
car garage. WD. Pets allowed. Off.Island. $1,250/mo

1719 Delorean 1407 sf. 3BR.2BA located on
cul-de-sac with fenced in back yard. Open floor plan,
screened in porch. Close to shopping, schools and
restaurants and beach. Pets allowed. On Island.
$1,175i,'mo

2143 Day Lily 1700 sf. 2BR2.5BA condo located in
Amelia Green. Featuring 10' ceilings, fireplace, granite
countertops and attached garage. Pets allowed. On
Island. $1,100/mo

2333 Boxwpo0 1300 s[ IBR/IBA condo located on
Anielia Islan&Ptantation. Community pool. All utilities.
Cable/Internet not included. Pets allowed. On Island.
$1,100/mo

Amelia Lakes #1622 1345 sf. 3BR/2BA second floor
condo. Gated community with pool, tennis and workout
center. Pets allowed. Off Island. $1,000/mo

1727 Pheasant 1153 sf. 3BR/2BA home centrally
located. Fenced back yard. Pets allowed. On Island.
$950/mo

Amelia Lakes #626 FREE MONTH WITH YWAR
LEASE. 1143 sl 2BR/2BA condo with fireplace. Gated
community with pool, tennis and workout center. W D.
Pets allowed. Off Island. $900/mo-

Amelia Lakes #423 1143 sf. 2BRI2BA condo with
fireplace. Gated community with pool, tennis and
workout center. Pets allowed. Off Island. $850/mo


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