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N EWS PA PE R
Nassau County Sheriff Tommy
beagr-aves announced Thursday that
he will not seek reelection in 2012.
The announcement comes after
gr-owing tension and sometimes
public feuding between Seagraves
and the Nassau County State
"I want to start by saying that it has
been a great privilege to have the
opportunity to serve as the sheriff of
Nassau County," Seagraves wrote in
a statement released Thursday. "Also,
it has been an honor to have served as
a law enforcement officer for this com.
munity for the last 27 years. The sher-
iff's office has strived for the last six
years to become one of the best law
enforcement departments in the state
Seagraves went on to tout ait length
his recor-d as sheriff, pointing out that
:during his watch the department
incr-eased its presence on the West
Side, acquir-ed a mobile crime lab and
the victims not getting all their rights
protected. Sadly, politics have inter-
feed with the pr-oductivity to keep
our community a safe place to live
and r-aise our childr-en.'
T~he "politics" Seagr-aves wrote of
could r~cefe to his continuing battle
with the Nassau County State
Seagr~aves has been involved in an
increasingly public feud with Assistant
State Attor~ney Wes White since the
latter was appointed by State Attorney
Angela Cor~ey in January 2009.
In recent weeks, Seagraves has
been harshly critical ofWhite in.inter-
views with the Jacksonville media.
White wouldn't comment
Thursday on Seagraves' announce-
ment. He also declined to comment on
the rift between his ~office and the
sheriff, or the causes behind it.
"When you're a prosecutor with
the state of Florida, you've got to take
not the high road but the highest
road," he said.
S~EA GRAV~ES Continued on 3A
'Sadly, politics have
interfered with the
productivity to keep our
COTmmuniCJ G Safe plOCe.
upgraded the county's 911 system
while earning dual state accredit-ation
in both the jail and law enforcement
divisions, among other accomplish-
"The: men and women here have
taken the department to the level of a
professional police force," he said, at
minimum cost to taxpayers.
However, Seagraves wrote that
"politics" has continually obstructed
his ability to carry out his duties as
"l have made the decision that my
last day with the Nassau, County
Sheriffs Office will be on Jan. 7, 2013,
when my commission expires," he
wrote. "... I feel (it) is frustrating to
;continue in a system (where) I see
. .Wednesday. "I'm
going to have Scott
Herring, in addition
to over-seeing the
:es department, over-
see Road and
Bridge, Solid Waste
andj Nassau Amelia
Doug Hewitt resigned last week to
return to the private sector, Selby said.
Selby also said he wouldn't replace
Code Enforcement director Brenda
Rothwell, who resigned in the wake of
"The code enforcement depar t-
ment I am now going to move that
under Bob McKinney, the building
official," Selby said. "He's going to go
back and get whatever certifications he
needs to do that."
COUNTrY Continued on 3A
Nassau County Manager Ted Selby
has reorganized the county's depart-
mental structure and eliminated the
positions of some department heads -
including those of three out of the four
administrators who left county employ-
ment last month in the wake of a scan-
The new organization will take
effect sometime next week.
Selby said the county's engineering
department would now oversee the
Road and Bridge and Solid Waste
departments. The former heads of
those departments, Butch Hartman
and Lee Pickett, respectively, were
fired last month along with Building
Maintenance supervisor Daniel
Salmon after they were caught frol-
icking on county time at' a May hurri-
"I'm going to rejuvenate the public
works director position," Selby said
After a long and tedious process
that began in ear-ly summer, the city of
Fer~nandina Beach adopted its final
operating millage rate and budget for
fiscal year 2010-11 at a Tuesday com-
No changes were made to the new
combined pr-oper ty tax rate of 4.9365.
Last year's rate was 4.4855.
City Manager Michael Czymbor's
final budget package includes pay rais.
es of at least 2 per-cent for- exempt, fire
and police personnel, including him-
self. It also includes anticipated earn-
ings from a proposed parking kiosk
plan that is supposed to bring $1.5 mil-
lion in revenues to the city.
The budget.also anticipates rev.
enues from stormwater management
f6OS. Those fees would have cost the
average household about $6 a month,
but commissioners later in the meet-
ing did not approve an ordinance estab- -
lishing those fees. The proposal died
for lack of a motion and could be
,,A city workshop on a propos~e6
paid parking ktioske system and
other toplos is scheduled at 5:30-s
p.m. Monday at City Hall, 204
revived later. A plan to sell city land,
which was to bring in several hundred
thousand dollars, was also tabled at a
According to City Finance Director
Patti Clifford, the city received $1.2
million in back taxes from Smuyfit-
Stone Container Corp.
Commissioners later in the meeting
also gave final approval to a new fee
schedule that increases fees at the city
airport, Fernandina Harbor Marina,
the Community Development
Department and the Parks &
Recreation Department. All water and
wastewater fees were also increased.
Fees had additionally been
CITY Continued!on 3A
TED GRIFFIN (WTWWAMELIAISLANDSUNSETPHOTOS.COM)/FOR THE NEWS-LFADER
A lizard on the front porch of a Fernandina Beach home uses its bright color to define its territory
and warn a perceived predator, the photographer, not to get too close for his close-up.
City struggles to
find purpose for
ANGELA DAUGH-TRY Highway and Por-t Authority; Rachel
New~s Leader Davis of Smurfit-Stone Container Corp.;
Sand Bill Kavanaugh, waterkiont pr-op-
A plan to reorganize the city's erty owner.
Waterfronts Par~tnership Committee The committee is par-t of the
was tabled by commissioners Tuesday Water fronts Flor~ida Par~tner~ship
to allow for a new reorganization of Program, a division of the state
the committee. Department of Community Affairs, and
Commissioners had determined at was formed in 2005 to addr-ess the
a workshop last month that the state- problems of working waterfront com-
designated committee should be munities.
reduced from 11 to seven members to Thr~ough the program, c~mmuni-
meet iluor-um requirements and ties can receive advice from state
become more efficient. experts, network with other waterkfiont
Part of the r-eorganization was a communities and get limited financial
new membership section of the com- assistance through grants.
mittee's charter that r-equired differ- Resident Lynn Williams, who is
ent per-spectives of the city's water- chair of the committee, recently had
front be represented. some complaints as to the gr-oup's pur-
Subsequently, chosen members pose, and he reiterated them at
were Joe Spr~inger, manager. of the city Tutbsday's meeting.
marina; Chr-istian Rasch of the Historic "It is not clear what the committee
District Council; local architect John is to do," Williams said. Making the
Cotner; David Rogers of Rayonier
Corp.; Melvin Usur-y of the Ocean, WATIER Continued on 3A
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The American alligator, once endangered, was saved from extinction and now thrives like this one -on
Egans Creek Greenway. The Wild Amelia Nature Festival 2011 is asking nature lovers to decide the
mascot to be featured as next year's logo. Previous mascots have included the painted bunting,
gopher tortoise, northern right whale and great egret. To vote for a "special critter," go to
www.wildamelia.com by Oct. 15. .
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251 lost due to lighting disorientation.
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WEEKLY UPDATE '
Employer services computer courses offered
FRIDAY, September 24. 2010 NEWS News-Leader
Amelia Liquor-s. The evening will culminate in an
auction wher-e seven of the shrimp sculptures
will go to their- final happy homes. Cost is
$125/person. RSVP to 491-6364, ext. 100.
*Oct. 21-24, Souther-n Women's Show at
Prime Osbor~n Convention Center in Jacksonville.
Micah's Place will have a booth so stop by to
learn mor~e about its services, a chance to win
prizes and the opportunity to purchase the A
Savory Place: Culin2ary Favorites ofAm~elialIsland
cookbook. Samples from the cookbook will be
provi ded. Visit www.southern shows.com/wja/
for more infor-mation.
*Friday, Oct. 29, 5-8 p.m. Amelia Island
Plantation Boardwalk Bash. Celebrate good times
at The Spa & Shops at Amelia Island Plantation.
The Micah's Place Auxiliary will be selling the
cookbook, A Savory Place: Culinary Favorites of
Amtelia Island. Enjoy samples from the cook-
Micah's Place is a Certified Domestic Violence
Center and the only one serving Nassau County.
The mission is to provide prevention and inter-
vention services to victims of domestic violence
and to provide education within the community
to affect change in behavior and attitudes relat-
ing to domestic violence. Micah's Place offers
safe, confidential shelter, advocacy, a 24-hour toll-
fr-ee hotline, counseling, legal advocacy and sup-
por~t groups to victims of domestic violence. All
ser-vices ar~e free and confidential. For more infor-
mation, visit www.micahsplace.org or call the
administration office at 491-6364. Call the hot-
line at (800) 500-1119.
Micah's Place will obser-ve October- 2010
Domestic Violence Awareness Month by placing
its banner- above Eighth Street in downtown
Fernandina on Monday, Oct. 12 through Monday,
Oct. 18. Also, the community is invited to partic-
ipate in the following events to help bring aware-
ness about Micah's Place services and educate
the community regar-ding domestic violence pre-
*Saturday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., stakeout at
Walm~art Supercenter in Yulee, a fun-filled event
with free food and fun activities. Enjoy games, face
painting, giveaways and be entertained by the
Fernandina Pirates. See vehicles kom the Nassau
County Sheriff's Office and Fire Rescue and get
hugs from the Pound Puppy.
*Sunday, Oct. 3, 1-3 p.m., The Learning
Center- Cooking Class. Savor the flavors ofAmelia
Island as contributors to the cookbook A Savo~y
Pace: Culinary Favorites of Amelia Island demon-
st rate their favorite r-ecipes. All proceeds will
benefit Micah's Place. Cookbooks will be available
for- purchase. Call 430-0120 for information.
*Thursday, Oct. 7, noon 1 p.m. Micah's
Place will sponsor the Greater Nassau County
Chamber of Commerce membership lunch meet-
ing as part of its outreach service to the Westside
of t-he county.
*Saturday, Oct. 16, 6-10 p.m. The
ShrimpElation Celebr-ation will be the culmination
of the community art project, Shrimp Expr-ession.
Enjoy an evening of music and dancing by Harry
and Sally, shr-imply delights by Espana and the
Gr-ill Sergeant, and libations compliments of
For the Newus-Leader
Some older people need
someone with whom they
can share concerns, while
others just need good conver-
sation and everyone appre-
ciates the joy that comes with
The Circle of Friends, a
through the Council on
Aging of Nassau, was found-
ed in 2005 by Denise Saxton
in honor of her mother, Doris'
Daniell, to meet these needs
with Friendly Visitors. Now,
many seniors living in
Nassau County (in their own
homes or in assisted living
facilities) have a special
Friendly Visitor who sees
them on a regular basis.
These Circle of Friends vol-
unteers feel especially
rewarded, as they can clearly
see how much their visits
help boost the spirits of their
Many Friendly Visitor vol-
unteers have stated that they
enjoy the visits so much they
would be hard pressed to
determine who actually bene-
fits more from their visits -
the elderly person or thers-
selves. Currently these volun-
teer Friendly Visitors have
been matched with more
than 30 seniors.
Augusta Sommers said of
her Friendly Visitor, "Ruth
Reader is a loyal and gracious
friend. I was lucky enough to
have had her start visiting
me two years ago at
Savannah Grand. She visits
me regularly and provides
me writh delightful and ilitspir-
ing stories and books. She
does this despite her own
health problems and I arn
privileged to call her 'friend."'
Through these visits, and
other more intensive "home
fix-it" calls (where Circle of
Friends volunteers joined
forces with another group of
volunteers, led by Roland
Knight, working among the
elderly bililding wheelchair
ramps or making minor
home repairs or yard work
while also visiting) volun
teers discovered that many
sno who li ed alone wr
fea"fulof a fanl or hanewee
already fallen and had been
unable to call for help.
Several had experienced the
horror of being stranded on
the floor for hours or even
days, out of reach of a tele
phone and help.
Thus was born the Circle
of Friends Telephone
The goal of the Telephone
Reassurance Pr~oject was to
provide anyone living alone
with a call pendant. When the
butn on the pen t wch
ed then ard the nc i
pr issed t dvcie eerher.
or friend. (There are differ-
The public is invited to play
bingo every Thursday night at
American Legion Post 54, 626
S. Third St., Fernandina
Beach, in the large smoke
free meeting hall. Doors open
at 6 p.m. and Early Bird
Games start at 6:10 p.m., with
regular play beginning
promptly at 6:30 p.m. The
bingo session consists of 9
games for $15, with multiple
jackpots bemng paid out
Refreshments are available.
For questions e-mail
Am~erican Legion Auxiliary
Unit 54 is holding a raffle for a
Dell Inspiron 15 laptop com-
puter with 15.&inch
widescreen display, Intel
Pentium Dual Core Processor,
2 GB memory, 250 GB hard
drive, integrated wireless,
DVD+/RW drive, Windows 7
and Microsoft Works 9. .
Tickets are a $1 donation.
Drawing will be held Oct. 1;
you need not be present to -
win. Call Marie Cumberland
at 535-6365 or 491-5577 for
tickets and information.
The Nassau County office
of Family Support Services of
North Florida will focus on
fire safety in the workplace
and at home at this month's
Breakfast Imarning Series on
Sept. 28 at 9 a~m. Speaker will
be Frank Elkins, fie inspec-
tor/investigator from Nassau
County Fire Rescue, Fire
Register to attend by call-
ing 225-5347 by today. The
FSS-Nassau Office is located
in the Lofton Professional
Plaza, off A1A. The Breakfast
Imarning Series is offered by
FSS the fourth Tuesday of
The Yulee Inter faith
Dinner Network serves meals
to the homeless and others in
need every Thursday from 5-7
p.m. at the old Yulee Middle
School, US 17 and Page's
Dairy Road. Call 277-3950.
The Nassau County Health
Department is offering a
series of four, two-hour dia-
betes self-management educa-
tion classes on Tuesdays Oct.
5, 12, 19 and 26 from 5:30-7:30
p.m. at the West Nassau High
School media room, 1 Warrior
Dr Callahan. Registration fee
is $40, $10 for Nassau County
School District employees and
$20 for government employ-
ees. Contact Jen Nicholson at
548-1853 or Jennifer~nichol-
Haey COO 8
The Nassau County Health
Department is offering a
series of four, two-hour
Healthy Cooking Classes on
Thursday Oct. 7, 14, 21 and
28 from 6-8 p.m. at the Family
Education Center/Yulee Full-
Service School on 86207
Felmor Road, Yulee. Recipes
~will be fall/holiday themed.
Registration fees: $40 for the
community and discounted
employer rates for Nassau
County School Board, Amelia
Island Plantation and govern-
ment employees. RSVP by
Oct. 1, space is limited. For
questions or to register con-
tact Jen Nicholson, RD,
LD/N, Healthy Communities
Healthy People Pro-gram
manager, at 5481853 or Jennif
NAMI (National Alliance
on Mentally Illness) Nassau
County will hold its annual
Awareness and Fund Raising
Dinner on Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m.
at The Woman's Club of
Fernandina Beach, 201 Jean
Lafitte Blvd. (behind the
Atlantic Avenue Recreation
This is the only fundraiser
of the year for NAMI. Angela
Vickers, JD, author of Brain '
Bondage, will be the guest
i speaker. Calkiban Barbeque
'will provide a t'irke~y dinner.
There will be entertainment
and a silent and live auction.
Aaron Bean will be the guest
auctioneer. The NAMI quilt
will be raffled off at the din-
ner. Members of NAMI are
selling tickets for the quilt and
they may be bought at the din-
ner. Tickets for the dinner are
$15 and may be purchased
from NAMI members, at the
door or by calling 261-4885.
Top from left, Circle of Friends Telephone Reassurance
installation volunteers Robert Sease, John Patterson,
David Bullen, holding one of Guardian 911units, Jerry
Herzog and Frank Swithers. Not pictured are Peggy
Dennard and Ray Ramsburg. Above, Norma Butler
receives the Guardian 911 device from Circle of
Friends Teklephone Reassurance installer Joan Foster,
ent types of call pendants:
Some call 911, some call pre-
selected phone numbers in
Once the need was recog-
nized, the Circle of Friends
went into action. Jane
Holzkamp and others began
actively seeking donations to
fund the purchase of the pen-
dants for those seniors who
.were unable to buy them for
themselves. The cost of these
units varies fiom $60 to $150.
'To date, donations have been
received from The ,
Newcomers Club, Sunrise
Rotary Club, Rayonier
Women of First Presbyterian
Church, Missions Committee
of St. Peter's Episcopal
Church, as well as several
As the word spread about
the availability of this tech-
nology and donations started
coming in to fund the pur-
chase of these systems, it
was clear that litore volun-
teers were needed to install
them. Roland Knight assem-
bled a group of volunteers
who agr-eed to training for
this technology and they are
now continuing to devote
their time to installing the
devices. Members of thi s
dedicated group, who work
in pairs, have installed more
than 55 devices in
Fernandina Beach, Yulee,
Callahan and Hilliard. .
Lynn Snow, a COA client
who is subject to seizures,
Ras ntl Fances Bmr ct, vol-
unteer coordinator at the
COA, had received a report
of a possible malfunction with -
Snow's device and dispatched.
loyal volunteer Dave Bullen,
who was willing to go out on
a Saturday to go over and fix
Snow's problem. Lucky for
Snow, as the following day
she was outside on her scoot-
er, had a seizure and fell off
onto the pavement of the
parking lot at her apartment
SThankfully these devices.
work for a short distance out-
side and Snow was able to
use the pendant around her
neck to call for help. She
says, "I wear it all the time,
except when I sleep. In the
morning, it goes right back
around my neck. I didn't
want to lose my independ-
ence and this helps my family
feel comfortable enough to
allow me to live alone. To me
it's like another arm, more
like a companion than a piece
If you would like to be
part of the Circle of Friends,
as a Friendly Visitor or Call
Pendant Installer, please call
Frances Bartelt, volunteer
coordinator, at The Council
on Aging of Nassau at 261-
9701, ext. 102 or volunteer
Jane Holzkamp at 321-4321,
or if you know a homebound
person who could benefit
from having a Friendly
Visitor or a Telephone
Reassurance Pendant and
have them added to the wait-
The Council on Aging is a
nonprofit agency that deliv-
NasauC t seios in five
categories including Meals
on Wheels, COA
Car~e and Adult Day Health
Care, while operating two
senior recreation centers.
Mor~e information is avail-
able at www.coanassau.com.
50 Beach municipal ~TeFradn
golf course report-
YEARS ed a record 61,017
---- rounds of nine-hole
golf were played between
Oct. 1, 1959 and Sept. 1 1960.
September 22, 1960
held a workshop to
YEARS consider an or~di-
--- nance to impose
impact fees on all new con-
str~uction, residential and
September 2,5, 198,5
County Relay for
life at Fel nandina
YEARS B~ealch High School
----- r~aised mor~e thanl
$55i,0(X) for the Americanl
September 27, 2000
The Florida State College
Nassau Center is now register-
.ing individuals who are in the
workforce or getting ready to
enter the workforce and are
interested in advancing their
business computer skills.
The classes will be held at
the Betty E Cook Nassau
Center in Yulee.
Tuition for the eight hour
classes ranges from $109-$129.
All students will receive hands-
Tuition includes a book and
The eight-hour classes,
which meet during the business
day, include Dream-weaver
Basics (Oct. 29), Photoshop
Basic (Oct. 19), Access I
(Nov. 5), Access II (Nov. 12),
Excel I (Nov. 3), Excel II (Nov.
10), Basic Word 2007 (Oct. 8),
and Intermediate Word 2007
Tuition for the 12-hour
QuickBooks Pro class is $215.
The class meets from 9 a m. to
4p.m. on Nov. 17 and 19.
Call (904) 598-5681 or 548-
4435 for information and to reg-
ister for classes.
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WEDilESDAYs AUCEWings from 5-8 PM
and Live Music with the Macys
THURSDAYs Buy one get a second one topping pizza for
FREE from 5-8 PM. LIVE Entertainment on the deck!
FRIDAYS Live music with Claiborne Shepherd 7 PM I I PM
SATURDAYs Live Music on the deck with Mike & April
Live Music with Claiborne Shepherd 8 PM-12 midnight
sUNDAYs Live entertainment on the deck!
Come on down to the beach & enjoy ocean front dining at its best.
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co~mmittee a nonprofit 501(c)3
committee, he said, would
enable it to avoid Sunshine laws
and work more efficiently.
"People found there was no
point to the committee and did-
n't go (to the meetings),"
Williams said. "If citizen input is
requir-ed, an ad hoc committee
is the better- way to go." He sug-
gested, as he has before, that
the committee should be sun-
set, or disbanded.
Filkoff said she had heard that
the commission had "not
denined what we want this com-
mittee to do ... I'd like to have
some clarity before we deter-
mine who's on (the commit-
Former water fronts com-
mittee chair Inu Goldman said
he disagreed with Williams,
adding that the state had given
the committee "very well-
"It appears to me the devel-
opment of the waterfront is one
of the most important things
for the city," Goldman said."rThe
original (water-front par-k) plan
came from the waterkonts com-
mittee ... we need to come up
with a new plan. Reestablishing
the committee will help us move
City Attorney Tammi Bach
reminded members that they
had discussed sunset of the
committee but decided instead
to reduce the number of mem-
ber-s for a quorum. "It's not a
state requirement that we have
a committee, but it helps to
establish goals," she said.
"I agree with (Goldman) that
the water fronts committee is
One of the most important in
this community," Vice Mayor
Tim Poynter said. "Why would-
n't we continue and have this
committee with reduced num-
Williams said he was con-
cerned about how the water-
t-ont would be designed by the
new members."Th~is is special
thing down here," he said of the
city waterfront. "This ought to
have some special talent jn it.l..
to say, just put in some palm
tr-ees over there, that's not
enough ... the existing commit-
tee really can't do it."
Poynter- suggested that any-
one inter-ested in being on the
committee should send their
resumes to commissioners for
evaluation. He asked to table
the issue for now, so commis-
sionzers could take tinie to
peruse resumes and choose
committee member-s. It was also
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fHow can we become leaner and meaner?
NOWS lie fil71 CO make it happen.
COUNTY MANAGER TED SELBY
The relalki~nship between Na~ssu Cou nty Shleri ii'lommy
seaglaves and Assistant stale Anorney wes~ white, head o~f
the Nassau County' State /Lieray's Office, has always been
In recent wereks, however, the tension has exploded into~
a very public feud played out in the Jacksonville media.
in a story published by the Florlda Times-Unron on Sept.
17, Seagrave'rs sharply crit White'ste' abilities as a prose-
cutor, complaining that WhIle laing attempted to "bully infor-
mation" out of the father of a deputy in an ongoingR investi-
gation into the handling of forfeited property at thle sheriff's
office. He also crliticized White's courtroom performance.
The deputy in qluestionz reportedly received the whheels and
rims of f an automobiles seized in a crime investigation.
Procedures fo~r seized v;ehZq gaR fo those to be sold at pub-
icb auction or used by the poMia; bLR not to be used to, sulpply'
pat fol~ilr officrsrr' privatP Vehiclpe.
In a 'Sept. 1'1 cover story in alternative paper Foiltin ifckly,.
Seagraves comlplained that White's behavior at a murder~
scene had nearlly compromised evidence and said Whnite had
showed up at another crinle scene with a blue light lashing
on the dash board of h is personal veh icle and a gu n on his h ip
Se-agrave-s told Folio Weely~ that White showed "some
lack of judgment and ability" and said he had -rere? confidence"
in White~ as a prosecutor.
State Altar ne~v Angela Corey has stuck by White despite
St-agraves'i accusallo ns. andi Willi er has spoken little or~f the rIftL
beinrcen his ofi 11< c and th~ wherif t
decided that the members
should not represent organiza-
tions, but be at-large public cit-
Filkoff said she also wanted
assurance that the Parks &
Rereation Department had
knowledge of the committee's
decisions. IThe waterkfionts com-
mittee had designed a plan for
a water-front park in 2008,.in
cooper-ation with the Parks &
Recreation Advisory Board and
local architect Cotner.
According to City Planner
Kelly Gibson, the committee
received a $25,000 grant, which
helped pay for development of
Area guidelines, as well as for
charettes and visioning exer-
cises outhe waterfront plan.
Gibson said Fernandina
Beach is one of 23 Florida com-
munities that have been desig-
nated as Waterfronts Florida
Partnership communities. She
said there is no penalty for a
community "going inactive" if
it so desires. Oftentimes, she
said, former committee mem
bers continue to attend the quar-
terly state meetings because of
the "wealth of information" that
is available on water~fronts.
"There wouldn't be any kind
of penalty' (if the committee is
disbanded)," she said, "It would
be a loss to the state, but people
will continue to provide valu-
able input for the city commis-
is considered a "graduate com-
munity" of the program, Gibson
said, it can "coordinate with
other commuilities and share
The' state's guidelines for the
committee include the follow-
ing priority areas: public access
to waterfront; hazard mitiga-
tion; environmental and gyltur-
al resource protection; and
enhancement of the traditional
economy or economic restruc-
turing as feasible.
unanimously to table the matter
for- now, and to choose a new
set of waterfr-onts committee
members at an upcoming meet-
Continued from lA
The Building Maintenance
Department would remain
independent, Selby said.
"I'm going to appoint Tim
Milligan, who was the number
two man in the department, to
serve as the interim depart-
ment head, then I'm going to
evaluate that at: the end of a
six-month period," he said.
Selby said the reorganiza-
tion had been considered as
far back as 2007, when he
served as interim county
administrator between the
tenures of Mike Mahaney and
Ed Sealover. .
"This is something we had
discussed as far back as when
I was interim before, then
Sealover and I discussed it,
he said. "This had been under
consideration before, and then
of course the recent activities
sort of moved it along.
"TIlls is all part of looking at
the budget how can we
become leaner and meaner?"
he added. "Now's the time to
make it happen."
Selby met with coun y
department heads Thursday
to discuss the organizational
changes. He said he would
give them a few days to pro-
vide input. Barring changes as
a result of that input, the new
should take effect sometime
comes as a surprise," Boyle
said. "I have known him as a
friend, and believe that he has
served the citizens of Nassau
County honorably for over two
decades, and he will be
missed. I wish him well in his
Continu~ed from2 1A
County Commission Chair
Mike Boyle said he hadn't
heard of Seagraves' intention
to retire until contacted by the
"His announced retir-ement
'We've made tough cuts. We
have tried to keep the city and
^^#it RSeri SCUIBS a level we
know and love.
VICE MAYOR TIM POYNTER
g "We've made tough cuts,"
`I Continuled from 1A he said. "It's disingenuous to
increased at the municipal golf say we haven't listened aid
course, but after a plea from haven't made cuts. We have
golfer Price Poole, commis- tried to keep the city and its
sioners voted to officially hold services at a level we know
those fees for one year in order and love."
to keep golf course members. "This budget has been very
According to Poole, the fear difficult," said Mayor Susan
of privatization and the possi- Steger. "It's not an easy thing
ability of more fee increases has for some of us to go with
driven many golfers to buy the (higher)rIollback rate, but
memberships at neighboring this is best for the community."
Royal Amelia golf course. She also reminded that "this
Czymbor, who called the is a fluid document. ... We'll
budget process "mor'e of a look at every expenditure to
marathon than a sprint race," make sure they are going to
thanked commissioners for the right place ... we want
making "very tough decisions to be careful of the citizens'
and priorities (that) had to be money."
made." A city workshop on the paid
Vice Mayor Tim Poynter parking system and other
complained that he had got- topics will be held at 5:30 p.m.
ten emails from residents say- Monday at City Hall, 204 Ash
ing that commissioners "have- St.
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The Nassau County Economic
Development Board invites you
Sto attend an informational
. ~meeting on Amendment 4
Date: Mond y, Se tember 27
: ~~jlBITime: 5:30 -6:30 PM
Where: Cafe Karibo
27 North 3rd Street
Fernandina Beach, FL
Q(U Hekeshmqents Provided
PHOTOS BY RYAN SMITH/NEWS-LEADER
Cherie' Billings, left, chair of the Rick Scott gubernatorial
campaign for Nassau County, prepares to make a phone
call Wednesday at the kick-off of the Nassau County
Republican Party's "Get Out the Vote" phone bank at
party headquarters, 402 Centre St., Fernandina Beach.
clad in a red shirt, as were all the callers, Republican
volunteer Rebecca Walker dials a voter, center. Right,
Nassau County Republican Party Vice Chair Jane Bailey,
left, and Federated Republican Women of Nassau County
President Mary Downey make calls. The phone bank will
be staffed 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., six days a week, until
Election Day on Nov. 2.
POLITICS IN BRIEF
NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING
The Florida Inland Itavigation District has tentatively adopted a
budget for fiscal year 2010-2011. This notice is applicable to
Nassau, Duval, St. Johns, Flagler, Volusia, Brevard, Indian
River, St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade
A public hearing to make a FINAL DECISION on the budget
AND TAXES will be held on
September 29th, 2010
City of Fellsmere
Fellsmere, Florida 32948
FLORIDA INLAND NAVIGATION DISTRICT
FISCAL YEAR 2010-2011 .
CASH BALANCES BROUGHT FORWARD
Taxes: Millage per $1,000
Ad Valorem Taxes 0.0345
Interest on Investments
TOTAL REVENUES AND
OTHER FINANCING SOURCES
TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUES AND BALANCES
Inelca tu eents
Waterways Assistance Program
'Cooperative Assistance Program
Pubik Information Program
Tax Collection & Property Appraiser Fees
TOTAL APPROPRIATED EXPENDITURES
FuFnd Balance Reserve
NOTICE ~OF BUDGE T HEARING
The Nassau County Board of County Commissioners has
tentatively adopted a budget for Fiscal Year 2010-2011. A public
hearing to make a FINAL DECISION on the budget AND TAXES
will be held on:
Monday, September 27th, 2010
James S. Page Governmental Complex
96135 Nassau Place
Yulee, FL 32097
THE TENTATIVE, ADOPTED, AN D/OR FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON.
FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED TAXING
AUTHORITY AS A PUBLIC RECORD.
$ 44,744,488 $ 6,930,392 $ 5,901,403 $ 7,076,020 $ 5,009,146 $ 3,228,195 $ 4,149,621 $ 11,401,690 $0 $ 88,440,955
_$ 53,894,170 $ 10,380,760 $ 14,726,877 $ 22,622,588 $ 7,103,881 $ 10,814,334 $ 7,522,697 $ 13,922,566 $0 $ 140,987,873
$ 5,631,980 $ 2,620,355 $ 5,044,348 $ 30,000 $ 704,296 $ 14,030,979
$ 1,002,492 $ 1,114,066 $ 2,116,558
$ 9,725,962 $ 1,038,143 $ 1,996,079 $ 1,565,000 $ 6,968,681 $ 21,293,865
$ 384,841 $ 1,357,140 $ 3,418,974 $ 5,160,955
$ 7,726,237 $ 4,538,641 $ 8,195,285 $ 15,000 $ 20,475,163
$ 128,702 $ 2,602,700 $ 2,731,402
$ 2,540,794 $ 133,325 $ 971,255 $ 3,645,374
$ 2,452,619 $ 881,738 $ 67;350 $ 9,401,707
$ 22,663,917 $ 994,574 $ 7,123,174 $ 748,709 $ 21,984 $ 1,406,066 $ 3,051',797 $ 36,010,221
$ 44,531,307 $ 8,720,811 $ 8,161,317 $ 15,992,753 $ 5,066,332 $ 9,857,635 $ 4,825,i)40 $ 11,711,029 $0 $ 108,866,224
$9,362,863 $ 1,659,949 $ 6,565,560 $ 6,629,835 $ 2,037,549 $ 956,699 $ 2,697,657 $ 2,211,537 $0 32,121,649
$ 53,894,170 $ 10,380,760 $ 14,726,877 $ 22,622,588 $ 7,103,881 $ 10,814,334 $ 7,522,697 $ 13,922,566 $0 $ 140,987,873
THE TENTATIVE, ADOPTED, AND/0R FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED TAXING AUTHORITY AS A PUBLIC RECORD.
.FRIDAY. September 24. 2010 NEWS News-Leader
INA RED STA TE OF MIND
to be decided by voters Nov. 2
that would require voter
approval of local coinprehen-
sive plan changes.
The Nassau County
branch of the NAACP is
sponsoring forums on the
amendments that are on the
They are scheduled
Monday at Greater Mt.
Pleasant Baptist Church;
Tuesday at the Peck
-oAll forums taeplace30
(1, 2 and 8); 7:30-8:30 -
Amecndment 4: and 8:30-9:30,
Amendments 5 and 6.
Ther-e ar~e scheduled pro
and con speaker-s with a ques-
tion and answer period after
The public is welcome.
Voter registration packets
will be available for anyone
needing to register for the
216, 4, 3
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Total Approved Expenditures & Fund
CASH BALANCES BROUGHT FORWARD
$ 9,149,682 $
3,450,368 $ 8,825,474 $ 15,546,568 $ 2,094,735 $ 7,586,139 $
3,373,076 $ 2,520,876
$0 $ 52,546,918
AD VALOREM TAXES 5.5t
AD VALOREM TAXES16
AD VALOREM TAXES 0.0(
SALES AND USE TAXES
PERMITS, FEES & SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS
INTER GOVERNMENTAL REVENUE
CHARGES FOR SERVICES
FINES AND FORFEITURES -
OTHER FINANCING SOURCES
$ 32,770,842 $
$ 33,814 $
$ 2,980,690 $
$ 26,310 $
$ 1,108,807 $
$ 13,600 $ 381,195
$ 2,319,375 $ 2,847,000
TOTAL REVENUES AND OTHER
TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUES AND BALANCES
OTHER FINANCING SOURCES(USES)
TOTAL EXPENDITURE EXPENSES
TOTAL APPROPRIATED EXPENDITURES
ALEX LLARENA, MD
Adull /DIO/W8/ Aled/C/HO &
The Nossau Econoinic
Development- Board will host
an information meeting on
Amendment 4 from 5:30-6:30
p.m. Monday at Caf6~ Kar~ibo,
27 N. Third St., Fernandina
Amendment 4 is the pro-
posed constitutional change
Nassau County Board of County Commissioners Fiscal Year 2010-2011
THE PROPOSED OPERATING BUDGET EXPENDITURES OF NASSAU COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COkIMISSIONERS
ARE 2.44% LESS THAN LAST YEAR'S TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURES.
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faces the death penalty if con-
victed, has been held at, the
Nassau County Jail since his
In the past year alone, the
trilal has been set to begin three
times Oct. 19, 2009 and Apr~il
12 and Oct. 18, 2010 accor~d-
ing to court documents. Most
recently, the trial was post-
poned April 8 when Circuit
Court Judge Robert Foster
granted a joint motion of con-
tinuance, according to court
document-s. T'he trial was or-ig-
inally set to begin in Febrluary
A final pr~etr~ial hearing is
scheduled for Nov. 10, while
jury selection is scheduled for
Richard Kur~itz is repr-esenting
and left with anywhere between
$225 and $350 from a lockbox
under one of the beds, money
pooled by the group to use for
the' week, the r-eport stated.
According to the report
Weaver, while visiting the first
time, exchanged phone num-
bers with one of the victims, and
both wer-e photographer while
the group pat-tied.
Nichols was arrested Mar-ch
16 following a traffic stop. Days
later, detectives secur-ed an
ar-rest warrlant for Weave~r and
the SWATI team executed a
search warrant at his: home,
which yielded a .45 caliber-
thought to be used in the rob-
ber-y.He was taken into custody
Wetaver was given cr-edit for
66 days served in the Nassau
County Jail and in addition to
court costs and fees, ordered to
pay $225 in restitution to a vic-
tim, according to court do~cu-
ments. According to court
records, Weaver had no prior
convictions in Nassau County.
SCounty Jail in
Weaver men allegedly
way into the
condo about 3:30 a.m. March
16, threatened six Auburn
Univer--sity students on spring
break with a handgun and
demanded money, drugs and
alcohol, accor-ding to police.
None of~the victims, ages 20-22,
Both Nichols and Weaver
first visited the condo about
1:30 a.m. along with two females
and claimed' to be looking
for- a parLy, police said. They told
the spring breakers they could
see them partying from the
beach, were subsequently inlvit-
ed inside, the r-eport stated, and
hung out for about an hour
before leaving. The victims
reported they did not know the
suspects before they arrived at
T'he oft-delayed trial of a
Fernandlina Beach man
accused of killing his 67~-year-
o~ld r~oommnate is set to begin,
again, in November, mor~e than
seven years after- the victim's
bodly was dliscover-ed.
Assistant State Attorney
We~sley White, dir-ector of
the Nassau County State
Attor-ney's Office, said ever-y-
thing is set to go for a Nov. 15
tr~ial in the case of Riandall
Julian P'owwell,40, who is
charged with first-degree mur-
dler during the commission of
a felony and armed r~obbery in
connection with the death of
his roommate, Ger-ald Edwin
"I'm looking forward to it,"
White, who is prosecuting the
case, said of
8t~l to~uon Oct. 29, ea
2003 in his
a First Coast
Powell Hig hwa y.
_Police said he
dead for days when his body
Powell was arrested just
over- two months later, on Jan.
8, 2004, andi charged with steal-
ing Fair's car. He was ulti-
mately charged with Fair's
The cause of Fair-'s death
was blunt force trauma to the
head, according to, the Jackson-
ville Medical Examine-'s
Office, but a mur-der weapon
was never found. Powell, who
A Fernandina Beach man
was sentenced to 10 year-s in
prison ,Sept. 16 for the March
home invasion robbery of a
groups, of students staying in a
beachfront condo while on
Weaver, 25, 2955A First Ave.,
was given the mandatory mini-
mum sentence for the commis-
sion of a felony while possessing
a firearm under F~lorida's 10-20-
Police said Weaver br~an-
dished agun during the March
16 robbery at an Amelia by the
Sea condo and placed it on sev-
eral of the victims' chests or
necks to intimidate them. Ac-
cording to Fer~nandina Beach
Police, Weaver and codefendant
MichaelJohn Nichols ofAtlantic
Beach reportedly took cash and
Marijuana and fled the scene.
Nichols, who is represented
by Public Defender Brian Mor-
r~issey,~ is charged with home
invasion with a firearm. A pre-
trial hearing in his case was
Fernandina Beach Police
and the Nassau County
Sheriff's Office ar-e taking par~t
in the National Take-Back
initiative sponsored by the fed-
eral Drug Enforcement
Administration, on Saturday.
The goal is to r-emovre old pre-
scription medications from
medicine cabinets and to bring
national focus to the issue of
pharmaceutical controlled sub-
"This is a big problem for
people of all ages. Sometimes,
they start offtaking prescribed
medication for an ailment and
then get hooked. We see chil-
di~en taking medicine from 1
th is paent t s e high o d
tion doesn't stop there. There
is an increase in burglaries
where the only things taken
sdPohcec ihpi James Hurley
is the nation's fa~stest-gr~owing
drug problem. The easy avail
ability of pain medications and
a misconception that they are
safer than illicit dr-ugs even
when abused has led to lar-ge
increases in~prezscription.drug ~
abu se an i la Headn ft ~n.
Nationally an estimated 6.2
million people 12 and older
report having misused pre-
scr~iption drugs in the past
month, Hur-ley said.
On Satur-day, localrIesidents
can drop off expied, unwanted
or- unused medications, with
no questions asked.
Medications can be disposed of
in their original containers.
Participants should remove
labels before turning them in.
Intravenotis solutions and
syringes will not be accepted.
Old pills or cough medications
may be taken to the Nassau
County Sheriff's Office, 76001
Bobby Moore Circle in Yulee,
or the Callahan substation,
Fernandina Beach P-olice
officers will collect unused pre-
scription medications at the
Publix Shopping Center, 1421
Sadler Road, fi-om 10 a.m. to 2
p.m. The Nassau Alcohol,
Crime and Dr~ug Abuse
Coalition (NACDAC) supports
this effort by providing the fir-st
200 people that participate with
a $5 gift car-d to Publix.
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with other- men? Do
you want to lea-n
we live? Woul ou lkehojoin
tours of facilities you might
not other wise see? Do you
like a good meal at a reason-
able pr-ice? The Men's
Newcomers Club has all
these and more!
Newcomers comprise less
than 20 percent of the mem-
bers of the Men's Club. More
than 80 percent of the mem-
hers are men who have lived
her-e two years, three years,
four year-s or- more. Many
friendships have begun from
meeting someone at the
Men's Club. We are settled
men helping newcomers get
acquainted and we are men
who enjoy fellowship in a
Last year, 2009-10, mem-
bership grew to a reco-d
high, with a record number of
newcomers joining the Men's
Club. Our membership
growth may be an indicator of
the beginning of a recovery
for our local economy. Like
the economy, we expect our
membership to grow. T'he 30
We GTe Settled men helping newcomers get
acquainted and wce are men wrho enjoy
fellOWSh lp in a men's group.
newcomer-s who joined us last
year will join with more than
100 settled men in welcoming
other men who are new to
Amelia Island and Nassau
County dur-ing 2010/2011.
Many other- men who have
lived her~e for several
years will also join to partici-
pate in our- activities and fel-
Monthly luncheons and
speaker-s ar-e scheduled on
the third Thursday of each
month at the F~ernandina
Beach Golf Cour-se
Clubhouse, from 11:30 a.m. to
1:30 p.m. (except June, July .
and August). Several tours
are scheduled each year. Past
todrs have included Kings
Bay Submar-ine Base, Federal
Reserve Bank of Jacksonville,
the Budweiser plant and the
Rayonier plant. Interest
groups are available for pro-
fessional spor-ts, with a block
of seats for Jaguars, Suns and
Members also get togeth-
er to play poker, bridge, ten-
nis or to discuss finances and
Members are encour-aged
to provide information cards
to other men who may be
interested in joining. Men
interested in membership
may attend a monthly meet-
ing. A membership form is
available on our website,
g/membership, which also
lists future meetings, speak-
`ers, tour dates and sites, con-
tact persons for all interest
groups and the names and
phone numbers of officers
and board members who may
be called for information.
Membership is open to all
men who live on Amelia
Island or in Nassau County'..
Newcomers are encouraged
to join, and other men who
have lived here for a longer
time are also invited to
Comments and sugges-
tions are encouraged. Any of
the board members, who are
listed on the website and the
information cards, will be
happy to receive all com-
ments. New interest groups
have been formed, new tours
have been offered and new
speakers have been sched-
uled because of suggestions
from members. All comments
are encouraged and appreciat-
ed. The Men's Newcomers
Club provides fellowship, area
information and interesting
atvtess fr almne sjvng on
Rick Davis is president of-
the Men's Newrcomiers Club.
n ftct himn at (904) 710-
A weekend full of events for women!
Featuring a Southern Ladies' Luncheon
at noon on Saturday with guest speaker Mary Alice
Monroe, ~a NY Tmes best-selling author.
A kayaking expedition and opening reception start
off the fun on Friday.
Saturday offers lots of fun and informational
events: Yoga on the beach Coffee an~d
conversation on women's health Creative classes
with local artists Eliza Holliday, Mary Dyer and
Mary Lynn Torchia Consigment shop shuttle *
Art gallery self-guided tour Walking tour with the
Museum of History Cooking classes with local
chefs Debbie Lott and Theresa Poynter Reception
and book signing by NY Times best-selling author
Mary Alice Monroe A healing arts fair that offers
relaxation and pampering!
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belly dancers anld re~fre~shments.
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liatr-ist Norman Doidge incr-eased bicep growth without actually doing
markable accounts of them. While these results need further investi-
can rewire itself (neur~o- gation, they add to the growing scientific
:r damage or dysfunc- knowledge showing that our minds and bodies
Doidge are discovering ar-e connected in ways that can lead to either
power-s to repair and health or- to illness.
ysical functions simply Neuroplasticity research may well provide
A number of victims of new hope for the treatment of Alzheimer's,
disease have made dr-a- learning disabilities, obsessive compulsive dis-
Igh cognitive and physi- or-ders, autism, attention deficit hyperactivity
Sto talrget and str-ength- disorders and many other problems.
e brain. The power of the mind to strengthen or
rIapy encouraging posi- weaken certain wiring areas of the brain high-
w wiring, relieving lights the critical importance of the quality and
on, alcoholism, str-ess, quantity of the input. For example we know
es. In some cases the that certain brain pathways have "windows of
itself without obvious opportunity" in terms of time or experience to
Spontaneous r-ecover-ies effectively build and strengthen wiring.
d" patients have sur- Children who fail to learn a langt~age early in
at previously had given life can lose the neural pathways dedicated to
language. Inter on, they may be trained to
esearch alge prompting develop language by using substitute wiring
brain fitness pr~og-rams pathways but the quality of their linguistic
.ics to impr-ove memory, skills will be less than if learned at an early
sing speedl. T'he National age.
H) recently conductedl TIhis explains why learning to read or play
00 adults ages 65-94 and the piano, or- any other skill, is easier at an age
;can significantly when massive amounts of neurons dedicated
abilities with as little as to those skills readily await exposure and repe-
r-aining, and those tition to thrive and expand. On the other hand,
~lack of mental activity can prune or diminish
these findings is not just pathways in a "use it or lose it" manner. Avid
nd repair -hl~ I~ in-t h.- readers who become television addicts may
orat-ive rewir-ing caln take soon find it difficult to read a book without
purposeful thought and fatigue, however reading pathways can be re-
ly on men's physical energized simply by returning to some sus-
who visualized them- gained reading. Again, habits of the mind follow
ghtlifting exercises similar rules as habits of the body. .
Perhaps one of the most important aspects
of brain plasticity research involves thinking
(self-talk). Thinking is the mind's constant
stream of internal input to the brain. Positive or
negative thoughts that repeat themselves
strengthen certain pathways and form atti-
tudes. That's why some people with habitual
negative attitudes stub their toe and react as if
life is over, while others stiffer major burdens
with optimism and hope.
Brain researchers are telling us that we
mentally become what we think and do, just as
we physically become what we consume. Since
our wiring relies on the richness or poverty of
our thoughts we hold the power to manage
that input. For example, it's too early to under-
stand the impact that digital technology will
have on our brains. There is some concern that
our fascination with digital media may be
rewiring youthful brains in unpredictable ways,
limiting vocabularies and reducing attention .
Most important in these findings is the
knowledge that our brains constantly rewire
themselves through something as ordinary as
an ongoing stream of thought and behavior.
This should persuade us to be much more
careful and vigilant regarding our input.
Studies from Dr. Doidge and others indicate
that everything we (and our children) see,
hear, think and do can alter our brains in
significant and unexpected ways. The good
news is that we have a choice in these matters.
We can take control by taking command of the
input entering our minds and rewiring our
Dennis Todd, Ph.D., is a licensed and certi-
fiedschool Psychologist living on Amelia Island.
DIN K NE SMITH I
I was happy to read the view-
point article from the Amelia Island-
Fernandina Restoration Foundation,
Inc., (Sept. 22) about how we need
to shape our downtown area by fol-
lowing the recommendations of Ed
McMahon, a land use specialist.
Having a clear vision of what we
want in our community will result in
economic prosperity. hope his rec-
ommendations do not fall on deaf
I was disappointed that the bul-
let points in the article did not
mention Ed McMahon's recom-
mendations that "downtown needs
to be activated" and we needd to
.have a lot of young people (and)
have housing that appeals to
Generation Y." An activated
downtown will be one mor-e reason
for people to visit our- beautiful
It seems to me that what pr-etty
much sums up "The Tea Party" is
that it is a grassroots movement.
They have challenged people to get
involved in their local and national
politics through education of our
Constitution and exposing issues
that challenge the sovereignty of
I would like to respond to the
front-page article on Sept. I regard-
ing the local Tea Party asking the
school board if they could give a
patriotic presentation to Nassau
County students about the U.S.
Constitution and founding docu-
To me it is appalling that the Tea
Par'ty was not allowed to give a pres-
entation based on the reasons they
gave for refusing.
1. Did any one of the membe-s
or Superintendent John Ruis ask to
see what the presentation consisted
of or ask to view the 27-slide
PowerPoint? Evidently not.
2. I do not know school board l
member Gail Cook but it is
appalling that without knowing the
contents she assumes the children's
eyes would be glassing over Excuse
me, how many hours can a childl sit
in front of the TV? My.exper-ience
tells me many hours.
3. Chair Muriel Creamer said
she "had seen thle presentation
that (Clerk of Court) John Crawfo~d
had given and that it's definitely
not for elementar-y." In the article
Steve Ecklund said John Cr~awford
and Aaron Bean had "volunteered"
to speak to students. If Mur~iel did-
n't want John Cr-awford or- Aaron
Bean to speak, did she suggest that
perhaps only Steve Ecklund and/or
Larry Murray would do the pr-es-
4. The most outrageous state-
ment came from school board l
employee SharylWood. She said, "I
don't believe Nassau county stu-
dents have been getting just
an aver-age civics education, Nassau
County has always taught civics at
the middle school level, even when
the state didn't require it..." If stu-
dents and parents were asked what
"Fr-eedom Week" was and, no one
was aware of it, they are not get-
ting an acceptable civics education.
We must get our children's educi-
'tion above average and quit acceIjt-
I also hope this answers the let-
ter- "Facts, not opinions" Sept. 10.
The fact is the children did not
even know what "Freedom Week"
was. The fact is if they are unaware
of a week set apart for learning
about America, that does indicate
the c~urr iculu m is lacking to say the
I can't understand that
(the letter- wr-iter-) believes so much
in facts when he says our Founding
Fath~ers wer~e no~t a unified group
and r-epresented a wide array of relL-
gious beliefs. According to hist-ori-
ans, the education of the approxi-
mately 250 Founding Fathers was
Christian. Only 12 were not prac-
ticing Chr-istians, but believed in
Ben Franklin pr-oposed the del-
egates at the Constitutional
Convention pr~ay when they seemed
to be facing insur-mountable odds.
The~y rcadl many of the same books.
These men did not put aside
their religious beliefs, on the con-
trar-y they were very dependent on
G;od and agr-eed thrit Providence
guidedl their ways. If you read some
of the letters they wrote tp one
another, you will see they were quite
Odir politics have gone wrong.
We must start at the bottom of the
ladder and make our elected offi-
cials accountable to us, "We the
People." It is time for us to become
more responsible and not be
dictated to by the people we pay to
work for us. I have no idea what
the 27-point presentation was, but I
feel that it wasi the job of these
school board members to investi-
We should be grateful to have
patriotic citizens who care enough to
give their time and knowledge ~to
the community in various ways.
May God bless America, our chil-
dren and bring patriotism back to
Are kilddln ?
Re: "Crime probe urged," Sept.
Are you kidding? Now you are
trying to turn the blame on the peo-
ple who had these criminals inves-
tigated. This is typical in the new
political agenda. (County
Commissioner Mike) Boyle has lost
and the people have spoken. Now do
the right thing and prosecute these
four criminals instead of playing a
political game. Blame the four who
violated the trust of the citizens of
There were laws broken and that
is one of the reasons Boyle should
prosecute and accept his loss. This
looks like a political game. Do the
It would not be a surprise if tax-
payers are going to pay this attor ney
who is playing a game or is in
cahoots with Boyle and the four
According to a Sept. 8 letter, "the
only reference to religion at all (in
the Constitution) is in the Fir-st
Amendment, where it states,
"Congress shall make no law
respecting the establishment of reli-
glon, or prohibiting the free exercise
Actually, Article VI of the
Constitution itself also deals with
religion, specifying, "... no religious
Test shall ever be required as a
Qualification to any Office or public
Trust under the United States."
Are you a Jaguar~s fan living in
the North Florida region who wants
the Jaguars' home games televised?
Do you want to keep the jaguars
in Jacksonville? Do you not attend
games because you are elderly, dis-
abled, can't afford tickets or it is
just too much of a hassle?
Are you willing to buy Jaguars
tickets for military personnel and
families, disadvantaged youth and
teens, underprivileged students
or to recognize youth for out-
standing achievements, to fill the
stadium during Jacksonville home
games? I encourage you to
consider purchasing tickets and
donating them to the not-for-
profit organization of your choice.
Your donation may be tax-
deductible and you' will be con-
tributing to "MCiaking Memories" for
those that would otherwise never
have such an opportunity. At the
same time, you will be contributing
to the effort to eliminate the game
blackouts and allowing those of us
who can't go to the games to watch
it on television.
If you are interested in buying
tickets to donate, contact the
Jaguars at (904) 633-6000.
This needs to be a sustained
effort through the season whether
it is a season ticket ($300 and up),
intervals of your choice or- what you
Every purchase is important to
reaching the goal of ending the
blackouts! No amount is too small,
it all adds up to seats sold. Your
support will be gr-eatly appreciated
by those who can't attend the
games, our community and the
Want a chance to see the games?
Buy a ticket! Want to do something
for our military personnel or teen?
Buy a ticket! Want to keep the
Jag~uar-s in Jackso nville? Buy a tick-
There is a way! It can be done!
let's do it!
,wine and the company of fr-iends.
l'Ihe dlogs, too, seemed to enjoy
their- voting r-iding in the front of
the ferr-y. We ar~e gr-ateful to Kevin
andi Cecilia Mc Car thy, their son-in-
law Chr~is andi Lori Hoer-l of
Amelia River- Cruises for- their gen-
erosity and pr-ofessionalism, and
to each andi every person who con-
tinues to support Meals-on-Wheels
t VIEWPOINT/DENNIS TODD/AMELIA ISLAND
how the br-ain
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tion. Researchers like
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restore mental and ph
by changing its input.
stroke, brain injur-y or
matic recoveries throu
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en specific areas of the
Even traditional the
tive thinking builds ne
patients fr~om depressi
pain and other maladies
brain seems to rewire
ofso-called "br-ain deac
prised medical staff th
up all hope.
Advances in brain r
rehab centers to offer
using mental calisthen
reasoning, and process:
Institute of Health (NI
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found that older adults
improve their mental a
10 hours of cognitive t
effects are lasting.
The importance of
that brains can grow a
rather it's that the rest
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Mind activity. One stud
health found that men
selves performing wei.
letter writers on thispage are theirown
and do not necessarilyreflecttheviewsof ,
1!the newuspaper. its owners or employee .
at Baptist Nassau
myself: I'm a lousy'patient and I could
never be a doctor, and not just because
I stink at math. Through mercifully
brief hospitalizations, my main objective has
always been to get out, and get out fast.
I don't like hospitals visiting or staying
in them. I start to feel sick and tired as soon
as I pass through the doors, even when I'm
not sick and tired. All I can think is that 1
want a long hot shower as soon as I leave.
That and the fact that one day we're all
going to die.
So nobody was more surprised than me
when my doc, E. William McGrath Jr., dis-
charged me earlier than I
expected following su-
gery recently~ at Baptist
Medical Center Nassau -
and I was actually disap-
--... Whoa!Iwas lounging
in my state-of-the-art bed,
r-emote CRPatrols in hand',
I!1looking at the threes out
NEWS. the big picture window
ROOMA when that bombshell
VIEWS "But I already ordered
--**-my lunch and dinner from
dietary," I told the nurse,
Sidin Perry just a hint of whine in ~y
Truth was, I was so cozy in my private
room of the new Ber~kman Building that I
didn't want to leave. "Inok at the inlaid
floors," I would tell visitors brightly. "Check
out the-bathroom!" Not your usual hospital
talk by a long shot.
But it wasn't just my luxurious and rest-
ful surroundings. Take Dr. McGrath. I
expected to see hida the morning after my
surgery, sure. But there he was that night,
the next morning and again that night as I
roamed the halls with my IV pole, admiring
"Ah, welcome to my second home," he
smiled as we chatted at the nurses' station.
No kidding. It was 10 p.m. on a Saturday.
Mere mortals would have been home chan-
nel surfing and cracking open a second
beer. He was still in his scrubs, and did I .
And then there were the nurses. They're
usually the main reason I'm up arid running
for the door. Brusque, humor-less, over-
worked, underappreciated, burned out. It's
not a pretty combination.
So imagine my surprise when we struck
up animated conversations about the Real
Housewives and our favorite spin-off, .
Bethenny Getting Married. It was like a big
sleepover except I was the only one bring-
ing morphine to the party, or sleeping. They
made me feel like I was the best patient on
the entire floor-. They chided me for not call-
ing on them enough, then asked if I wanted
ice crecam, coffee, Popsicles, juice.
ft was a revelation a doctor and nurses
that were happy to be there, helping me. I
wish I could name ever-y one of them here,
but did I mention I was on morphine?
TIhank you anyway to those of you who
worked June 25-27. You know who you are.
I'm still no fan of surgery, but if I ever
have to do it again, I know wher-e I'll go. .
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Many thanks to the 100 people
who attended the 2nd Annual
Meals-on-Wheels for- Pets "Rollin'
on the River" cruise.
Ukle last year, the thr~eat of r~ain
discouraged a few but those who
persevered enjoyed a beautiful
evening on the r-iver. Cool br-eezes,
numerous dolphin and wild horse
sightings andi a glorious sunset waere
Everyone enjoyedl good food,
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The Council on Aging of Nassau County Gala.Leadership
Team includes, seated from left, Darr'ell Heun, Jessica
, Styers and Allen' lennon, board president, showing the
event poster.,Standing from left are Tom Silverio, board
treasurer, Sharon Lennon, Susan Smeeton and Fran
Shea. Not pictured are Mary Clemons, Gail Morgan,
Belle Coolidge and Jeanne Heun.
.The Fall Celebration furndraiser is Oct. 10 from 5:30-
93:30 pin. at Amnelia ishind Plantationl featuring cock-
tails, dinner by Horizons, dancing to the Bo-Cats, enter-
tainment and live and silent auctions. Tickets are $75
and on sale at the Amelia Island Plantation Ocean Club,
the Chamber of Commerce, the Amelia Island Tourist
Development Office and UCPS next to Publix. For infor-
mation contact Jes~sica Styers at 206-1984.
Hay Days celebrate fall
FRIDlAY. SERTEMBER 24. 2010/NEWS-LEADER
appeal ever-y year.
Ron Miller, publicity chair,
local author, is in his 38th year
of employment with Smurfit-
Stone and has volunteered for
the book festival for the past six
years. 'Telrry Ramnsay, children's
chapter chair, has a degree in
early childhood education and
has served on many commit-
tees dedicated to the benefit of
young children. Susan
McCranie Siegmund, past AlBF
president for two years, is a
founder of the local museum
and h~as a chamber of com-
mer~ce career spanning 13
years. Flor-ida native Terri
Wright, local author, taught mid-
dle school science and was a
vice president of a fmance com-
pany. In 2007 and 2008 she was
the book festival director.
Relying on volunteers may
sound like a daunting task but
this new board is prepared for
the challenge. The 2011 Amelia
Island Book Festival will be Feb.
18 and 19 and is .rapidly
approaching. If you would like
to be a part of this extraordi-
nary effort, visit ameliaisland-
bookfestivatcom and learn how
to become a volunteer.
Tough economic times
touch all ar-eas, including non-
profits like the Amelia Island
Boo~k Festival. With this in mind
the 2010-11 Amelia Island Book
Festival Boar-d of Directors has
taken on the monumental task
of organizing the Feb. 18 and
19, 2011 festival on a complete-
ly volunteer basis. This selfless
endeavor is being taking on by
a hardworking board led by the
dedication and talents of the
new president, Terri Clements
Dean and her husband
became full-time Amelia
islanders in 2006, after a few
years of ever-increasing part-
time residence. The Amelia
Islandl Book Festival was one
of the many reasons she chose
Amelia. Dean has been involved
as volunteer working with the
Authors in Schools program
and then board member since
2005. She is a psychologist in
private practice, a former
anthropologist and someone
who really loves books.
Her job would be increas-
ingly hiard if not for the dili-
gence of vice president, Attavia
Facciolo. Facciolo has been a
resident of Nassau County since
2002, when she and her hus.
band moved to North Hampton.
Facciolo worked in advertising
as a media specialist for over
25 years. She has been a dir-ec-
tor on the board of the Ame~lia
Island Book Festival since 2007.
Always an advocate for literacy
and education, Facciolo volun-
teers as a tutor' for Communities
The Amelia Island Book
Festival Board of Dir-ectors offi-
cers also includes co-vice pr~es-
ident D~on Parker, one of the ,
founders of the Amelia Island
Book Festival and president for
the first five years. He proudly
continues to donate his time,
energy and invaluable experi-
ence to its continual success.
Treasurer Nicola Nichol
joined in 2008. She is a char-*
tered financial analyst and
wor-ks as an independent finan-
cial advisor. Besides being a
strong supporter of the festival,
Nichol has also ser-ved on the
board of the Rotar-y Club and
the Newcomers Club. Secretary
Mar~y Pitcher is currently the
business development officer
.for First National Bank of
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Front row from left are Mary Pitcher, Pam Meyer, Susan Siegimund, Terri Dean and
Attavia Facciolo. Back row from left are Don Parker, Shannon Brown, John Carr, .
Nicola Nichol and Terry Ramsay. Not shown, Denise Mcnonald, Ron Miller and Terri
the lead volunteers for the
F~ernandina Beach Grleenway
Committee. Denise McDonald,
a retired educator, was also the
former head of the Amelia
Island Montessori School. Pam
Meyer, an artist and r-ealtor, is
an avid reader and is excited to
be part of an or-ganization that is
growing'and broadening its
Nassau County. When Pitcher
moved to Fernandina Beach in
2006, she immediately got
involved in the Community.
Some say she "Jumped in with
both feet" as evidenced by her
awards and accolades.
Drawing from tnany back-
grounds and interests, the fes-
tival utilizes the expertise and
assistance. of .the following
board members. Shannon
Brown, scholarship chair, is the
vice president of VyrStar Cr-edit
Union's Fernandina Beach
branch. John Carr, fundr-aiser
chair, retired fr~om Smurfit
Stone with almost 40 years of
service in forestr-y and envi-
ronmental services. He is also
The Nassau County Volunteer
Center and the Girl Scouts of Nassau
County kick off their 12th annual Peanut
Butter and Jelly Drive Monday, ending
Oct. 25. This project is in coordination
with national "Make a Difference Day."
Drop-off sites include: Nassau
County Volunteer Center (1303 Jasmine
St., Suite 104A); Emma Love Hardee
Elementary (Susan Street); First
Federal Savings Bank (Sadler ]Road);
Southside Elemnentary (Jasmine Str~eet);
St. Mich-ael Academy (Broome Street);
Palm III Realty (State Road 200); Publix;
Gasson's Northside Napa Auto Care
Gacksonville); DeSalvo Tire Service
(lacksonville Beach); and Athlete's
Choice ~Fitness Center (Jacksonville).
For more information call the Nassau
County Volunteer Center at 261-2771, or
email at ncycfb~aol.com.
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What better way to wel-
come the fall season than to
build your very own scar-e-
crow? Hay Days comes to St.
Marys Oct. 9 and to kick-off
the fun-filled family event, you
Kids of all ages arue invited
to Build-A-Scarecrow at
Orange Hall on7 Satur-day, Oct.
'9 at 10 a.m. The first1 of the
Hay Days events begin with
ever-ything you need to make
the per-fect scar-ecrow avail-
able for $20. Organizers will
find just the right place for
your unique scarecrowl down-
town or take it home to br-ing
a touch of autumn to your
lawh7. Bordering Osborne
Str~eet, the scarecrows will
welcome locals and visitors
alike to town throughout the
Hay Days celebration.
incal merchants, as well
as city and county organiza-
tions all have a grand time
coming up with the most
innovative scarecrow cre-
ations to fill the medians. It's
Sfun to take a crack at guess-
ing which business or group
is responsible for each. The
annual Hay Day festivities will
continue through Oct. 30 with
numerous events all soon to
To reserve your Build-A-
Scar~erow kit, call the St.
Development Authority, (912)
882-8111, or email
scarecrow kits remaining will
be sold the day of the event at
a cost of $25.
I Joseph M~cnonaldl of '
Ferlnandlina Beach is among
the 16,000 semifinalists in the
56th annual National Mierit
Scholarshipp Progr~am. '
TIhese academically talent-
ed high school seniors have
an oppor-tunity to continue in
the competition for- some
8,400 National IV~erit scholar.-
ships, worth mor~e than $36
million, that will be offered
To be considered for the
award, semifinalists must ful-
fill several requirements to
advance to the finalist level of
the compe)tit ion. Aboult 90
per-cent of the semiinlaists
ar-e expected to attain finalist
standlingi and approximately
half of the finalists will win a
National Mer~it Scholarship,
ear~ningr the Merit Scholar
To become a finalist, a
semifinalist mu'st have an out-
standing academic record
thr-oughlout' high school, be
endorsed and recommended
by the high school principal
and ear-n SAT scores that con-
fir~m the student's earlier per-
formance on the qualifying
M/cnonald, the son of C.A.
andi Jane Mcnonald of
Fernandina Beach, has been
a homeschool student since
SMandli Hardecn H~ultman
andt D~ave~ altmar n of
Summerillec S.C., announce
the birthi of a son, L~uke Owen
B~ultm~an, bor~n at ti:12 p.m.
Sept. 8, 2010, in Charleston,
S.C. T'he baby weighted 5
pounds andi measuredt 18
inches in lengith.. He join-s big
sister-s Makenzie Banrry, 4,
aInd Addyson Barry, 2.
Pater~nal grandparents are
Toim and Victoria Bultman of
Seneca, S.C. Maternal grand-
parents ar~e D~arryl and
Brendla Har-den of F~ernan-
TIh e grca t-gran parents
are Toim and Ardath Har~den
Sof Ferlnandtinla Beach.
CO MM UNIT Y
Peanut Butter & Jelly Drive gets under way Monday
Forgiveness, un-forgiveness and giving what you've received
Worship this week at the place of your chtoice
St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Located at the corner
of 8th gAtlantic / i
8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist
9:15 akm. Breakfast Burns Hall
10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist
6 p.m. Celtic Worship 4th Sunday
6 p.m. TAlZE' 2nd Sunday ~
Sunday School ..............:...1.........:...........9:3 arn
Wednesday Bible Study ......................6:30 pm
941017 Old Nossrouille Road County Rd-107 South
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Inlnovalive Style, Contemporary Music,
Pastor Mlike Kwiatkowski
85520 Miner Rd
Yulee, FL 32097
Sunday Worship 9:00am and 10:30am
KidKredible Children Ministries
Meeting @ 10:30am Sunday
Youth Program Wed. @ 6:30pm
Connecting with Christ..Connecting with People.
----~- --- ------------- ma wrs armamer~a a wra we
Rev. Brian Eburn, Pastor
Saturday Vigil Mass 4 pm & 5:30 pm
Saturday 4 pm Mass at Yulel Umited Methodist Church
Sunday Masses 8:00 & 10..00 am & 12 Nooon
Daily Mass 8:so am Man., wed Thurs & Fri
6 pm Tuesday
Cof s os: aSat rda 3 1p m 345 n o by apt
Parish 0ffice: 004-261-3472; Fax 004-321-101
Emerge uscy Wuber 9429 -6586,
AM3ELIA PLANTATIO)N CHAPEL
Zle 6lond to a swerse congregation unitedlry olr faith in jksus
C/irist, cormmittito worshiip the Living g~Ctanito study
thie W/onfso tlat wemay witness
~Iandsercs in our cmunity.
/ ~September 26*
RleSSage: "Int the Beginanin~g
9:15 .................Classic Worship
10:15-11:00 .. .. .. .. ..Coffee Fellowship ~
10:30 .. ... . ... .. .. ...Adult Class
11:15 .. . . . ... .Celebration Worship
(Casual: Kids Sunday School available)
Nursery Available for both Services
The Chapel is located behind The Spa & Shops at
Amelia Island Plantation 36 Bowman Road
An Inlterdentomin~ational Comimunity Chturch
-rmonum u *mneansi~sasua~l:Pul
IL~l~ar~a~ - '
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FRIDAY Septem ber 24. 2010/News- Leader
Traditional Worship: 9AM
;i ~Sun yW Sch o~l:1
.Nursery provided at all services
Rev. Ida Iverson, Pastor
.2600 Atlantic Av nue rnandina Beach
FIVE POINTS BAPTIST
"MORE THAN A CHURCH. WE'RE FAMILY '
Pastor : Dr. Alan Brown
Sunday School .. .. ... .. .. .. 9:45A.W.
Worship Service .. .. ... 10:55A.M.
Discl leshl Training ..... 6:00P.M.
Wednesday Fellowship Supper . .. 6:00P.M.
Wednesday Prayer Service . . 7:00P.M.
736 Bonnieview Road (across from Sadler Rd.)
904-261-4615 (church office)
ther- will your Father forgive your
trespasses." (M/atthew 6:14-15)
This straightforward verse only
confir-ms what I experienced that
day. My ability to forgive others was
directly related to the forgiveness I
'At any r-ate 1, like most of you,
have had plenty of opportunities to
get offended and to hold people in
un-forgiveness. In like fashion I, like
most of you, have received a ton of
God's for-giveness. After taking an
inventor-y of my account with God, I
have decided to freely give as I have
freely received. In this way, God's
grace keeps flowing both to me and
through me. The end result has
been extremely liberating.
Robert L. Goyette is pastor of .
Living Wat~ers World Outreach Center
you don't have it, it's totally OK to
tell them you don't have it; in
essence, you can't give what you
don't have. If, on the other hand, I
give you $10 and they someone ask
you for $10, it's a lie if you tell them
you don't have it. All I'm asking you
to do Rob is to give to them what
I've given to you." .
Though in principle I had known
that for years, that day God's words
to me clicked.
From then on every time that
particular person showed up in my
mind waiving the offense, instead of
straining to produce forgiveness for
them oil my own, I simply remem-
bered all the times God had forgiven
me. It was amazing to see how rich
in forgiveness I really was.,Once I
began to give the person that which
God had given me, the offense left
and I was fr-ee.
Interesting, isn't it? For years I
had walked in a measure of forgive-
ness toward others, but never before
had I been so deeply challenged.
For the longest time I had thought I
understood how forgiveness
worked, but now, through a horrible
set of circumstances, I had experi-
enced forgiveness at a completely
new level. For that, I am forever
As is always the case, things that
produce-real and lasting results
always have their origin in God -
Himself. When it comes to for~give-
ness, no one knows how it wor-ks
better than Jesus. Here are His
words: "For if you forgive men their
trespasses, your heavenly F~ather
will also forgive you: But if you for-
give not men their trespasses, nel-
usual, they always showed
up at the most inopportune
of times. I suppose the fact
that it was in my mind that they
showed up was more my issue than
theirs but, in either case, making
them leave seemed impossible.
OK, sb here's the tr~uth. I was
having a difficult time forgiving
someone. I know as a pastor you're
suppose to have it all together, but
let me just be real with you. I was
struggling. Though it was many
year's ago, the feeling of being stuck
in un-forgiveness was one of the
most horrible feelings I've'ever had.
It seemed that every time I would
try to forget the past and move on,
somehow, there in my mind, that
person would appear without invi-
tation often invading holy
moments of prayer
with God. I'll never
forget the day that
S God sat me down .
and gave me one of
those Father Son
problem was not so
PULI much the deepness
NOTES of the wound Ihad
received, but that I
~~~ "'was trying to fabri-
Pastor cate forgiveness on
Rob Goyette my own, as iffor-
in me. How awesome it was to real-
ize that real forgiveness always
begins with God. God's words to me
that day went something like this:
"If someone asks you for $10 and
THIS SUNDAY FEATUIRING
50 VOICE FIRST BAPTIST WORSHIP CHOIR
First Baptist Church
1600 Southr 8th Street
Fernandina Beeach, Florida
templative service filled with the
opportunity for meditation is open to
the entire community. The dress is
casual. The next service is Sept. 26
at 6 p.m. Join your friends and neigh-
bors at this delightful service that
has been so well accepted by so
many in the community. For informa.
tion call 261-4293,
Sept. 26 marks the 151st year of
First Baptist Church on Amelia
Island. To celebrate, the First Baptist
50-member Worqhip Choir will pres-
ent songs of our faith beginning at
10:15 a.m. The community is invited
to be a part of the celebration.
Childcare is available and senior citi-
zens receive parking assistance.
Prince of Peace Lutheran church,
S2600 Atlantic Ave., is hosting a Walk
Thru the Bible Seminar Sept. 26.
Participants will be engaged by a
quick-paced and fun-filled seminar
that will lead to a memorable under-
standing of Bible events. The first
session begins with a worship serv-
ice at 10:30 a.m. Lunch is provided
and followed by afternoon sessions.
A $17 fee covers lunch and the take-
home materials. Everyone is wel-
come to register by calling 261-6306.
Living Waters World Outreach
SCenter, 96282 Brady Point Road, is
hosting The Sentinel Gr-oup for a
viewing ofAn Appalachian Dawn, the
latest in the Transformations series,
Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. This documentary
recounts events in Manchester, Ky.,
that seemed the unlikeliest place for
societal breakthrough to occur. Clay -
County was the sixth poorest in the
nation and the "Painkiller Capital of
America" until May 2004, when 63
churches and 3,500 people marched
through town declaring their desper-
ation for God. Since that day every-
thing has changed. Call 321-2117 for
A memorial benefit for the late
Emma Inu "Mama Lou" Douber~ly
will be held at 4 p~m. Oct. 2 at
Tuckers Highway 17 Inunge at
850532 US 17 South in Yulee.
Barbecue pork and chicken dinners
will be sold for $7 and there will be
prizes given away. Come out, relxr,
and enjoy some good barbecue or
just stop in and get a diner to go. To
order dinners in advance, call Becky
at (904) 556-9663. All proceeds go
toward iuner~al arr-angements.
The public is invited to view "To
.Save a Life," the free movie that will
be shown at Southeast Community
Ch7urch, 790 May Creek Drive,
Kingsland, Ga., Oct. 2 and 3 at 6 p.m.~
"To Save A Life" is a feature-length
film that swept theaters nationwide
during its early 2010 release.
"To Save a Life" is the story of all-
American teen Jake Taylor who
seems to have it all. But after a chikld-
hood friend's death, Taylor's world
turns upside down and he is forced
to make a decision that could change
his life forever.
Visit www.secchurch.com and
click Movies to see the trailer. Or call
(912) 729-8480. Toextend the impact
of the message, beginning Oct. 10,
SECC.will launch a six-week series
of Sunday messages, Youth meetings
and adult small groups, encouraging
discussions and exploration of how.
the message can change lives.
St. Peter's Episcopal Church will
celebr-ate the Feast of St. Fr-ancis
with the Blessing of the Animals Oct.
3 at 2~ p.m. on the lawn in fr-ont of the
NOTES Continued on 11A
sponsor a car wash to benefit the
Nassau Juvenile Residential Facility
on Sept. 25 in the church parking lot
fr-om 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The car wash is
for donations only. Contact Jeff Hall -
Four-legged friends, winged com-
panions and creatures of all kinds
are invited to join the worship serv-
ice at New Vision Congregational
Church Sept. 26 at 10 a.m. Special
music will be provided by localvet.
erinarian Jim O'Brien on the banjo
and Jane Lindberg on the dulcimer.
The blessing of the animals is a
long-standing tradition that originat-
ed in the life of St. Francis of Assisi.
The blessing will be held during an
outdoor worship service followed by
a cookout and furi activities for chil-
dr~en. New Vision, a members of the
United Church of Christ, meets at
96074 Chester Road inYulee.
For information, visit
'www. NewVision CongregationalChur
ch.org or call the Rev. Mary
Kendrick Moore at (904) 238-1822.
St. Peter's Episcopal Church con-
tinues to offer a celtic service the
fourth Sunday of each month. This
music-filled, candlelit, peaceful, con-
In the heart of
9 N. 6th Street
Dr. Holton Seigling
Worship 8:30 & 11 a
Sunday School 9:50 a
W~~sitors Atways Wko
Sunday School 9.30 am
rn nd 1: am
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6 30 pm
Wednesday Team Kid 6: 0im:3 pm
Classes For All Age Groups Including Youth
Nursery Provided For All Services
85971 Harts Rd.,West 904*225*5128
Yulee, FL 32097 Fax 225*0809
96362 Blackrock Rd., Yulee
Senior Pastor: Rev. Midchael S. Bowen
Sunday Morning Worship Servbces-10:30 am
Friday 6:45 9:00 Awana
Worship Serylce 10:30 (Childrens Church)
Sunday p.mn. Service 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Serylce 7:00 p.m.
Bus Ministry Available
(904) 277- 4414
Pastor: br. H. Neil Helton
Slmday Worship Service 10:30am
Nursery r0ied tor aulservice
Wml droup sbde-A~ut l63pms
Preschool and Ch Idren Activities
961167 BUCNE TRAI
Comer of succaeneerUCGerbn RaFemrninda Br
For More Information canl 261-9527
20 Sot it tett1407
Rev. Darien 11. Bolden Sr., Pastor
Wh tle eH rt be e he y
Heart of All People
Sunrday New Mem~bers Class 9 a~m.
Smulay Schrool 9:00 a~m.
stonusrt oNbrh 0 am. cvmy salny
Mifrni sryMnHek eve79p
n~ris's:Bs an oIls Sinls 1 uth
CHURCH OF CHIEIST
Come W~orship with us where
the Bltjle is oulr only Authority.
Church Services: 11am
YwA eliai lgd hu cho 9f hicoT
Iterdi < s '"',
Rev. Robert Phelps
96537 Parliament Drive, Yulee
(Corner Old Nassauville Rd.)
Worship Service at 9:30 a.m.
pr 1 dec dleen o ca t.met
Having Trouble Stretching Your Dollar?
Angel Food Ministries is a non-profit food
co-op providing high quality food at a low cost!
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
17982 N. Main Street, jacksonville
cOst south of votee on us 17)
Sunday School 9:30 AM
Morning Worship 10:30 AM
Tuesday Bible Study 6:30 PM
Wednesday Choir Practice 7:00 PM
Ch. ta Lw Om
01Urch of 01fist
1005 s 14th St
Sun: 9:30am Bible class
4YULEE UNITED~esii u o
Church School 9:30AM Worship 11AM
Wednesday Study 6:30PM
A1A & Christian Way, Yulee
225-5381 Rev. Mark Stiles
A ngdcan Chu~rchi 4i
Stgrilican Chulrchi of Worvth Sinterica
our prounne is a founding member of dile
Anglican Churchu f r~orth.lme~rica
.i s A3nglicans wce bplherer:
The Bible is the Inspired Word of God
In God the Flaherr who crealted us
In lesus Christ His Son who saved us
In the Hloly Spirit who sanctlines us
As Anghcrans we worship using thle tradisonal Lirurgy. in the
Afnrming Ile ~uc~ AAd ai *\OLI' Creeds
IIolI Communlon .riO ant & .ci~00am Iridl muslc)
Mlorningr Pratcr I1 Sun~~\vaIleh mol nlnthl 10am
Cllidren's Progjrams. Bible Stud) a nd t.rafts 10U am
it..- M hiclaelliowpha. Rector
1830 1.ake Park DI. (Amelia Park) fernandina Rench
90Il' -1-191-82* nww\\.HlolyTrinits.1nglicanurg r
The Salvation Army Hope House
is working to replenish its
Emergency Food Pantry shelves.
Especially needed are: 1) Canned or
dried fruits peaches, pears, pineap-
ple, fruit cocktail, raisins. 2) Bottled
juices grape, apple, cranberry or
combo. 3) Canned meats~ tuna,
chicken, Spam, sausages and beanie-
weenies. 4) Star-ches instant
mashed potatoes, rice, stuffing, mac-
aroni & cheese, spaghetti and
sauces. 5) Powdered milk, cereal,
peanut butter and jelly.- For informa-
tion, come by 410 S. Ninth St. or call
The Promise land Hispanic
Church, 416 Alachua St., holds a din-
ner the last Saturday of each month
that includes dishes from all Latin
America and the Caribbean. The
next dinner is Sept. 25. Call (904)
349-2595. Carlos Serrano is pastor.
The church also holds English/
Spanish classes at 7:30 p.m. every
Thursday. The community is wel-
Car wash '
The Brotherhood of First Baptist
Fernandina, 1600 S. Eighth St., will
WED 7 : 0 p th
Cob Nrth ryr as
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Del iciolas meals, maintenance-freelvng
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FRIDAY. September 24. 2010/NEWIS-LEADER
10A HOM ES
18 through Nov. 6. The reg-
istration deadline is Oct. 1.
IThese will be night class-
es with three Saturday field
trips. Classroom sessions
will be held at the Nassau
County Extension Office in
This program is for
adults who want to learn
about Florida's environ-
ment. Teachers may receive
up to 40 hours of continuing
Advance registration is
required. Course fee is $225.
For registration and infor-
mation visit www.masternat- -
uralist.org. For further ques-
tions contact Steve Gaul at
(904) 879-1019 or
CThe Nau Cou ty Bird
Audubon Society Field Trip '
led by Andrew Thornton
and Laura Johannsen on
Oct. 2 at 7 a.m. at Kingsley .
Island, rain or shine.
Contact Carol Wyatt at
261-9272 or carolinewy@
Rebecca L Jordi has been
appointed to the position of
UF/IFAS County Extension
Director for Nassau County.
Jordi reports directly to Ted
Selby, county manager.
Selected from a field of four
final candidates, Jordi officially
started her new position on
Sept. 3. The County Extension
Director position oversees four
major program areas including
Natural Resources, Horti-cul-
ture, Family and Consumer
Sciences -and 4-H Youth
Development. In addition to
supervising three County
Extension agents and two staff
members, Jordi will maintain
current responsibilities' for hot-
Jordi joined thle Nassau
County Extension of Oce nine
years ago as a County
Extension Agent l andi received
promotions leading to the Agent
Ill rank she now holds:
A in~ember of the faculty of
the Univer-sity of Florida, Jor-di
was awarded per-manent status
(tenure) in 2008. She has
received numerous awar-ds at
the state and national levels and
was elected by her peer-s to
serve in the Faculty Senate of
the University of F~lor-ida from
"I am excited about this new
challenge and appr-eciate the
support olCounty Man~ager- Ted.
mi ssi on er s
and the Uni-
Flor~ida as we
strive to pro-
vide the best
ice to the
She was elected as president
of the Florida Association of
Natural Resource Extension
Professionals (FANREP) this
year and president-elect of the
Association of Florida (EPAF).
Her leadership in these associ-
ations demonstrates her com~
mitment to furthering the land
Grant mission both locally and
throughout the state.
For more information about
the Nassau County Extension
Service's programs, see their
website at http://nassau.ifas.ua
edu/index.html, or call the
office at (904) 879-1019 or 491-
The awar~d-winning Fer-
nandina Farmers Market,
open every Saturday from 9
a.m.-1 p.m. at Seventh and
Centre streets, features farm
fresh produce as well as a
variety of organic products
and specialty foods.
Discover gourmet baked
goods from crusty breads to
delectable desserts and pre-
pared foods such as jellies,
relishes and marinades.
Choose from a wide variety
of specialty tropical plants
and landscaping plants,
including orchids, herbs and
garden flowers. For informa-
tion call 491-4872 or visit
ket.com, where you can sign
The University of Florida
Institute of Food and Agri-
cultural Sciences Florida
Master Naturalist Program
Coastal Systems Module
sponsored by the Nassau
County Extension will be
offered Mondays and
SWednesdays beginning Oct.
I '~ b g
Nassau County, local business-
es and other- stakeholders," said
Locally, Jor~di has served on
the Keep Nassau Beautiful
Board of Directors for several
years and was the board's pr~es-
ident from 2007-9. She cur-
rently servyes as the boar-d's
Keep Nassau Beautiful,
Inc. in partnership with The
Ocean Conservancy announces
that the .2010 International
Coastal Cleanup is Saturday at
The International Coastal
Cleanup is the largest, one-day
volunteer effort in the world,
organized to clean up the
marine environment. Keep
Nassau Beautiful, Inc. is recruit-
ing all volunteers to make this
a successful cleanup event.
Those with boats can make an
especially strong impact along
Main Beach, F~ort Clinch,
Peters Point, and now Scott's
Landing, will be the registra-
tion locations for those who
wish to help clean tip the water-
ways of Nassau County.
Individuals .who want to
assist, but can't make it to the
volunteer sites, ar.e encoluaged
to collect trash wher-ever-they
For mor~e information, con-
tact Todd Duncan at K~eep
Nassau Beautiful, 261-0165 or 1-
TALLAHASSEE To cele-
br~ate the l7th annual National
Public Lands Day on:
Saturday, the Florida
Protection (DEP) encourages
Floridians' and guests to
explore Florida's 160 state
parks, eight state managed
trails and millions of acres of
"Within America's patch-
work of public lands, Florida
is a national leader in land con-
servation," said DEP
Secretary Mimi Drew.
"National Public Lands Day
is the perfect opportunity for
Residents and visitors alike to
celebrate and maintain the
beauty, cultural and historical
significance of our state-
owned lands and parks.
National Public lands Day
r-emains the largest hands-on
volunteer effort to preserve
America's lands, providing a
yearly opportunity for stew-
ar-dship and service. Multiple
Events are taking place in
Florida on this day and offer
chances to engage in envi-
r~onmentally conscious activi-
ties. State park entr-ance fees
are waived for all volunteers
participating in cleanup
and volunteer events listed
Cleanups taking place
locally on Saturday include:
*Little Talbot Island State
fm, at 9 a.m. until complete.
Registration for the cleanup
will be at pavilion one. No
reservations are necessary.
Ist the ranger station know
you are there for the clean-up.
Call (904) 251-2320.
*AmelialIsland State Park,
Call (904) 251-2320 for
For more information on
National Public lands Day
For more on Greenways &
Trails visit www.dep.state.fl.
us/gfwt/guide. For more on
Florida State Parks visit www.
floridastateparks.0rg or www.
the International Coastal
Cleanup visit www.signupto-
'~~.~The Blessing of Animals
Sunday, September 26
I 0:00a m
~,L~Congregational Church, UCC
Jim O Buet-n Ban11:
Jane L ndbe~rg Hammait Tul.ri Ima
96074 Chester Road
Located in the elegant Clubhouse, Osprey
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include everything firoli ~filet mignon to
fresh, wild salmon -and wellness entrees,
prepared` ih accordance with the .American
Heart Association's criteria, are also available for ,
members watching their diets ori waistlines.
Residents can 'enjoy brunch in~ a quiet
corner of the Clubhouse, or enjoy a weekend
football game with beer and. sandwiches in
the adjoining bar. And for a foUr-sta r
dining experience within ar~m's reach of their
home, members cajn -dine nightly in the main
d in ing room, the foca l poi nt of the Cl ubho'use.
The Wellness Program
The comprehensive wellness program was
developed iri conjunction whith Wake Forest
University's J. Paul Sticht Center oh Aging.
Opportuniities exist for people of all different
ability an~d mobility levels. The' welines~s center
bridge clubs, bible studies, cultural outings
and day trips, members never lack for things.
to do or people to do the~m with,
Assisted Living and Memory Care
Osprey Village believes the freedom to make
decisions on your own terms and' the ability
to remain happy, healthy and independent
no matter life's challenges is a right, Ro~t a
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best in supportive services such as assisted
living and- memory care should they require
a heavier standard of care. The. pe'rson-
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features cardiovascular and strength-training
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participate ill regularly scheduled classes such
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set and achieve personal fitness goals. The
result is an opportunity to live a higher
quality of life with prolonged independence.
Plus, menb~ers enjoy all the privileges of a
membership to the Amelia Island Club as
well, for golf, exercise and swimming,
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502 South 11th St., with
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Church, Inc. in Jacksonville.
For information call 261-7194.
Retr~ouvaille of Jacksonville
will conduct a weekend pr~o.
gram for those in troubled
marriages Oct. 8-10. The pro-
gram offers tools needed to
rediscover a loving mar-riage
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mation on upcoming weekend
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Points Baptist Church at
736 Bonnieview Road will
hold its fr-ee Fall Festival from
6-8 p.m. O)ct. 30. Ther-e will be
an obstacle course with a 16-
foot slide, hayr~ide, games,
prizes, popcorn, snow cones
and much mor-e. For informa.
tion call 261-4615.
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Youth Center at Ninth and
Alachua streets. T'he public is
invited to join in as the chur-ch
celebrates and honor-s the
pets in our lives. No creature
is too small, nor too large, all
are invited to be blessed at
this annual celebration. St.
Peter's does ask, for the safety
of the pets, that they are
leashed or crated during the
For additional information,
contact the church office at
Elm Street Church of God
presents the Women of
Excellence Conference Oct. 8-
10, with Evangelist Beverly
Crawford Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at
First Assembly of God, 302
South 14th St., Fernandina
Beach. A luncheon will be .
held Oct. 9 at 11 a.m. at the
Fernandina Beach Golf Club,
2800 Bill Melton Road.
Tickets are $30. The Sunday
service will be held Oct. 10 at
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play is contagious. G;igi has beenl invo~lved inl thle
jewrelry industry since 1991. working in hier family's
ieweiryi store inl upstate New Yorrk.
Amelia's Fine Jewelry, kc-ated in thle historic dis-
trict of downtown~~ Fernanldia Beach). carries an im pres
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dile sea from the sunlken ship Atoc~ha, these o~ne of a
kind pieces lend to an array of historic importance as
you peruse this ~friendly shop. Rare estate jewelry and
select co~nsignments are carefully chosen for their qual-
ity such ~as a pairsofgolden cufflinks by Stuart Devilin,
appointed jewveler to- thle Queen o~f England.
Sharing th~e blessings this fine store has provided
her, she is actEive in o~ur community and has participat-
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been awarded to two of
Fernandina Beach High
School's 2010 graduates.
Chr~istopher Keffer and
Catherine Lockhart qualified
for the "National AP' Scholar
Award" by learning an average
scor-e of 4 or higher on a five-
p~oint scale on all AP exams
taken, and scores of 4 or high-
er on eight or more of these
In addition, 19 students qual-
ified for the "AP Scholar with
Distinction Awar~d" by learning
an avenige score of at least 3.5
on all AP exams taken, and .
scor-es of 3 or higher on five or
mor-e of the exams. These stu-
dents ar~e: Lindsay Aldridge,
Sarah Beal, Julia Belcher,
Lightfoot Buckeyne, Adam
Buechler, Casey Dotson, Justin
with scores of 3 or- higher. The
AP Scholars are: Skyler Aiello,
Kacey Baine, Chr~istopher
Cavender, Nathan Cazell,
Rachael Deviese, James
Dunman, Benjamin Edwards,
Emma Feakes, Char~les
Hughes, William James,
Kierstan Lee, Lauren Lowe,
Jaime Ma rile, Kristin Manson,
Peter McTague, Stephen
Millen, Jsiclyn Moore, John
Morrissey, Rober~t Oliver,
Jessica Paine, Kasey Pr-essley,
* Margaret Schweitzer, Jackson
Selvidge, Carissa Sheen,
Andrew Slechta, Anna Somora,
Christina Strasser, Stephanie
Strasser, Kayla Vigh and Tara
Each exam is developed by
a committee of college and uni-
versity faculty and AP teachers,
aligned with the same high stan-
dar-ds expected by college fac-
ulty at some of the nation's lead-
ing liber-al arts and research
SMore than 3,800 colleges
and universities annually
receive AP scores. Research
consistently shows that AP stu-
dents who score a 3 or higher
on AP exams (based on a scale
from 1 to 5, with 5 being the
highest) typically experience
greater academic success in col-
lege and have higher college
graduation rates than students
who do not participate in AE~
FBHS students completed
515 AP exams in the spring of
2010, and the school was rec-
ognized by Newsweek maga-
zine as one of "America's Best
High Schools 2010!"
Christopher Keffer and Catherine Lockhart
9 uahifiedfor the 'NationalAP Scholar
Award" by earning an average score of4 or
higher On 0 five-point SCO/8 On allAP examS
taken, and scores of4 or higher on eight or
more ofthese examS.
Fifty-nine students at
Fernandina Beach High School
have qualified for the National
College Boardl's AP Scholar
Awards in recognition of their
exceptional achievement on
2010 AP Exams.
The College Board's
Advanced Placement Pr-ogram
provides students with the
opportunity to take rigorous col-
lege-level courses while still in
high school, and to earn col-
lege credit, advanced placement
or- both for- successful perform-
ance on the AP Exams. About
18 percent of the more than 1.8
million, students worldwide who
took AP Exams performed at a
sufficiently high level to be rec-
oginized as AP Scholars.
T'he College Board's most
Farmer, Shelby Flanagan,
Rachel Gillespie, Kacey .
Guenther, Kevin Hicks,
Christopher Keffer, Molly King,
Ashley Licausi, Catherine
Lockhart, Matthew Pascual,
Carson Sutton, Andrew
Wegener and Kimberly
The "AP Scholar with Honor
Awa~d" is presented to students
who earned an average score
of at least 3.25 on all AP exams
taken, and scores of 3 or high-
er on four or more of these
exams. These students are:
Davis Bean, Patrick Garvin,
landon Kovalick, Jason Olbina,
Courtney Overton, Caitlin
Schmelzer, Jazz Tomassetti,
MichaelWillaford and Gemma
Thirty students qualified for
the "AP Scholar Award" by com
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14, Sept. 25, 1-2:30 p.m., Diane
Call the gallery at 261-7020
for registration; class size is
limited. All materials are fur-
nished. Funding is provided
by the Plantation Izdies
Organization of Amelia Island
and the Woodcock Foundation
of Jacksonville. Visit
Registr-atiori is now under
way for Fernandina 11ttle
Theatre's Broadway Bound
for grades 8-10. Classes are
Tuesday from 6:30-7:45 p.m.
beginning Sept, 28; fee is
$108. All classes and perform-
ances are at FLT, 1014 Beech
St. Contact FLT at fltplay@
peoplepc.com or 206-2607.
NBC News will convene a
nationwide gathering of .hou-
sands of teachers fr6om across
the country for the first-ever
televised "Teacher Town Hall"
at noon on Sunday as part of
the network's "Education
Nation" initiative that runs
through Sept. 30 in New York
City. Anchor Brian Williams
will moderate the two-hour
town hall discussion, which will
focus on the most important
challenges and opportunities
facing teachers in America
Kelly Burnette, Nassau
County Teacher of the Year,
and Florida Teacher of the Year
finalist, has been selected as
one of six teachers to be fea-
tured during the event. The
town hall will air live at noon on
Sunday on MShiBC and be
streamed online at
Education Nati on .co m,
While hundreds of teachers
will gather in person at
Rockefeller Plaza, teachers
from across the country are
invited to join the conversation
virtually by registering to take
part at www.educationna-
The NBC News "Education
Nation" initiative will convene
the foremost policymakers,
elected officials, thought lead-
ers, educators, members of the
business community and
engaged citizens in a national
discussion about the chal-
lenges, potential solutions and
innovations spanning today's
"fmn very excited to be able
to participate in this ground-
breaking discussion," said
Burnette, a science teacher at
Hilliard High School who for-
merly taught at.Yulee High.
"Having a dedicated forum for
teachers provides a rare oppor-
tunity to have a conversation
about the issues that are truly
important to teachers across
conducts a sci-
ence lab with
the countr~y. I hope this gath-
ering will empower teachers to
help their students become
solvers and spur new ideas to
enhance student achievement."
From Sunday through Sept
.30, Rockefeller Plaza will be
transformed into a "Learning
Plaza," an inter-active experi-
ence open to the public that
will explore some of the most
innovative aspects of American
education. Learning Plaza will
be an ener~getic andi engaging
spectacle that captures the
importance and joy of learning.
The Imarning Plaza experience
will promote active involvement
in pressing educational issues
by empowering its visitors with
accessible data, personalized
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future of education in the
For information, visit www.
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in honor of your battle against cancer, we invite you and your caregiver
to join us in celebration of your cancer survivorship by walking the first
lap of the Relay For Life.. Following your "Victory Lap" there will be a
complimentary reception for all survivors and caregivers in attendance.
Your strength and courage are a personal testimony of the progress we
are making in our fight against cancer. One person, hand in hand with
another, can make a difference.
After dark, the Relay For Life celebration will include a special luminaria
Encircling the track with lights of hope, the Luminaria Ceremony reaches for
tomorrow~with each candle of life and touches the stars for only a moment to
remember those of yesterday.
Your donation for each bag will place a luminaria along the pathway to
memorialize or honor someone you love. The bags will stay lit throughout
the evening, reminding us that HOPE LIVES among us.
Join US at
Relay For Life!
October 2, 2010
Yulee High School
Survivor Victory Lap
For more information contact:
Type of Cancer:
The Luminaria Ceremony begins just after dark. If you would like to participate in the Luminaria Ceremony by
honoring or remembering a loved one who has battled cancer, please complete the form below.
Ethnicity: Sex: Male_ Female
Date of Diagnosis: Date of Blrth:
Are you registered with The American Cancer Society's Patient Services
Center? Y N
If you are within three years of diagnosis, may our Patient Services Center
call you with Information? Yes No
T-Shlrt size (circle one) Youth: S ML Adult: S ML XL 2X 3X
In consideration of being permitted to participate In Relay For Life, I hereby for myself, my
heirs, and personal representative assume any and all risks which might be associated with
the event, and I further waive, release discharge and covenant not to sue the American
Cancer Society, its officers, members, sponsors, organizers or other representatives, or
successors and assigns, for any Injuries of damages of any kind whatsoever suffered as a
result of taking part In the event and related activities.
Credit Card (circle one) Visa Ml/asterCard AMEX
Account #: EXP
Return your registration form to:
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
Attn: Fernandina Beachl~ulee
1430-B Prudential Dr.
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Location: Yu lee High S'chool
Date: Octobier 2, 2010
The Lumineria Ceremapy will
begin at approximately 9PM on
.--Saturdfay. Please joid us! '
For more Information, contact:
Laura. Petrillo@ Cancer.0Org ,
Make checks payable to the American Cancer Society, Nassau Unit
Return to: 1430-B Prudential Drive, Jacksonville FL 32207
ATTN: Fernandina Beachl~ulee .
Parent Signature (ifunder 18)
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AROUND S CH OO L
College Board recognizes 59 FBHS student scholars
For the News Leader pr-estig-ious r-ecognition has ***-- plating thr-ee or more AP exams ensuring that AP ex;
The Ballroom Youth
Academy will host a back to
school ballroom dance party
on from 7-10 p.m. today at the'
Peck Center auditorium.
Enjoy a complimentary group
class from 7-7:45 p.m., then
dance from 7:45-10 p~m.
Members of the Ballroom
Youth Academy will give a
special exhibition. Cost is $10
for adults, youths 17 and
m!der admitted free. Proceeds
vill benefit the non-profit
academy. Call Solis for more .
information at (904) 707-6762.
The Island Art Association,
18 N. Second St, is offering
Childr-en's Art for ages 6-9
Sept. 25, 10-11 a.m. and 11:15
a.m.-12:15 p.m., Diane
-;Callahan Intermediate School is full of
music but it is not just in the Music
.# Room it is in Mike Devrick's fifth grade
SlaB~~sl classroom. As part of their reading les-
Son on the story Chanlg and the Bamboo
Flute, the students made "home-made"
musical instruments out of rubber
bands, boxes, sippy bottles, pencils,
WOoden sticks and cans. They even deco-
rated.them with colors. From left at left
are Jessica Mobley and her maracas,
Stephanie Hamilton with her bass guitar-
and Travis Holton with his drums.
10 Tbs under his belt, Hemr
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-HTO moroBvsH JONES/NEWS-LEADER
Derrick "Shocka" Henry has helped steer the Yulee Hornets to a 2-0 record with 647 yards and 10 touchdowns thus far, just two
games into the season. The Hornets host Episcopal tonight: at 7 p.m. The Hornets' season opener against Arlington Country Day
was canceled, but Yulee has picked up Ocala Forest, a 6A team, on Oct. 1
Fernandina Beach High School's boys golf
team traveled to North Hampton to take on the
Yulee Itornets Monday. The FBHS Pirates won
Kyle Tucker of FBHS was the medalist with
a 39. Tripp Mitchell had a 40, Cole Watson a 45
and Connor Cottle a 48.
The Pirates traveled to Ponte Vedra Inn and
Club and played the Ocean course against Ponte
Vedra High School and Trinity Christian
Tuesday. Ponte Vedra won with a 159 and the
Pirates (180) were edged by Trinity (178).
Tucker and Hunter Wells both posted 43s,
Josh Callon a 46 and Watson and Robert Beach
both posted 48s.
The Pirates hosted West Nassau Wednesday
at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club. The hosts
beat the Warriors 155-190.
Tucker was medalist with a one-under-par
34. Mitchell had a 37, Cottle a 40 and Callon a 44.
The Pirates are 4-3.
The Lady Pirates hosted Bolles Wednesday
at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club. Bolles edged
FBHS's Katie Mitchell was medalist with a
two-under-par 34. Jacqueline Shelly recorded a
38, Leanne.Lee a 51 and Brittany Wilson a 55.
The Lady Pirates traveled Thursday to
Jacksonville Golf and Country Club to take on
Providence. The girls are 4-3.
UP NEXT: The Jacksonvjille Jaguars return
home to EverBank Field to play the first of four
intercon~ference games in 2010 as they battle
the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday. Kickoff is set
for 4:05 p.m. Sunday is the second of a three-
game stretch against 2009 playoff teams as the
Jaguars host AFC South foe Indianapolis in
featured nine turnovers, including a franchise-
record six by the Jaguars. The Jaguars inter-
cepted Philip Rivers twice and forced a fumble.
OFFENSE: QB David Garrard is 31 of 44 pass-
ing for 343 yards with four touchdowns and four
interceptions for a 85.7 passer rating in the first
two games. Mike Thomas (10-132) and Mike
Sirns-Walker (10-105, TD) lead the receiving
corapds whhle Maunice Jnes-Drew (35-129)
RADIO/TV: The game will be broadcast region-
ally on FOX and locally on WAWS Channel 30.
Games are broadcast on Jaguars Radio
Network stations WOKV AM and FM (690 and
WEBSITE: Visit www.jaguars.com.
FRIDAY. SEFFEMBER 24. 2010
NEWS-LEADER/FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA
A rule change his eighth-grade year side-
lined Derrick "Shocka" Henry. Once he'd scored
enough, he was benched to keep Yulee from
running up the score on opponents..
"I wanted to have a big year that year, but i
guess they changed up the ruling," Henry said.
"After that I made sure I didn't hold anything
back when I get on that field. Just go. Try to get
whatever I can. Score, run for yards."
No rules are holding him back now. In just
two games so far this season, Henry, a 6-foot-2,
220-pound sophomore at Yulee High School,
has 647 yards and 10 touchdowns.
"Most of the offensive linemen are seniors so
they wanted to make a big impact and they are
doing that," Henry said. "The last two games
have been unbelievable. I just thank- them so
much. My receivers are working hard, throwing
their blocking, making sure I'm having the game
The Yulee Hornets are hoping to improve to
3-0 after tonight's matchup at home with
"We've got a lot of confidence," Henry said.
"We' had a good week this week. They have new
formations that they run. But I believe in our
DBs, our linebackers and our line to get to the
quarterback. We're prepared for (tonight), to
wiAlhoug he's taking it- one game at a time,
SHenry has thought about the matchup he's most
looking forward to this season. Yulee hosts top-
ranked Bolles Oct. 15.
"I think we've got the team this year to com-
pete with them and probably win," Henry said.
"That's our main goal, to beat Bolles and go to
state. That would be a big accomplishment for
this program, to show we're ready to play."
Henry's a true sophomore and has two more
seasons to look forward to at Yulee.
"It's a good thing that l'm sophomore," Henry
said.'They think it's unbelievable how big l am.
It's good motivation."
Henry picked up the football when he was
"I fell in love with it and I've been playing it
ever since," said Henry.
Henry may also be inspiring his own little
brother, Donovan, 7, who plays for the Fernan-
dina Beach Tiny Mites.
"He's a tall guy like me," Henry said. "He'll
probably be a big kid when he grows up. I hope
he'does better than me, because he's my little
Henry scored four- touchdowns on Friday
is good. I feel'like other kids ... the things I do
on the field ... let's them know it's possible. The
same thiing can happen to them."
And when he's not playing or practicing foot-
ball, Henry is still a student of the sport.
"I chill at home and watCh college games,"
said the Gator fan. "I stay positive and stay out
of trouble. Iwatch other backs and what they do,
how they work and see how the college thing
Yulee (2-0) hosts Episcopal tonight at 7 p.m.
The Fernandina Beach Pirates (1-2) host West
Nassau at 7:30 p.m.
night and his little brother scored a couple
"I'm glad he's doing good," Henry said. "He
does look up to me. I make sure he stays on track
and does the right thing and turn into a good,
His grandmother gave him his nickname.
"It comes from my Grandma," Henry said.
"She was shocked that my dad was having a
baby at the age of 16. So, I'm the 'shocka' of the
Henry wants to play on the next level, but he's
enjoying the ride until then.
"I want to play college ball. I have a lot of
schools looking at me, but I don't know right
now," he said. "Florida State has been showing
me a lot of love and Miami's been by. Alot of
"I have a lot of football left to play here so I
just want to have a good time and try to win
Henry said he puts as much into other aspects
of his life as he does football.
"As much as Iwor-k hard on the field, I do the
same th~ing in the classr-oom," he said. "Make
sur~e my gradetls alre alr-ight, make surec mly GPA
The Fernandina Beach
High~ School girls volle-
ball team hosted
Episcopal Sept 16.
Emmalee Bales tries to
block an Episcopal
shot, above left.
Caroline Garner sets
for Savannah Young,
above right. Young at
the net, far left. FBHS
Strumlauf talks to her
players during a break,
left. The lady Pirates .
defeated Yulee Tuesday.
PHOTOS BY BETH JONEs
The Fernandina Beach High School volley-
ball team improved to 5-6 with Tuesday's 25-9,
25-3, 25-20 win over Yulee at home.
"Car-oline Garner had great serves in the
second set," said Shannon Strumlauf, head vol-
leyballcoach at Fernandina Beach High School.
"She had a total of 19 served points and nine
aces. She also had 37 assists on the evening, a
nice double-double stat wise."
Savannah Young had 12 kills for the FBHS
Lady Pirates and Alyssa Whitfield had nine.
Tayler Thompson was five-for-five serving for
Yulee with three points and an ace. Sarah
Burrell had six kills. Sierra Mills had eight
assists. Jordyn Whitcher had eight digs.
Yulee is 4-8 (2-2 in the districtt.
The FBHS junior varsity team also won
Tuesday, defeating Yulee 25-18, 25-9.
Alex Curtright was fie-for-five serving with
two points and Gr~aison Murray was six-for-
seven with four points for Yulee. Shadi Bedell
had three kills. Murr~ay had eight digs.
Yulee's JV squall is 1-4.
Thle FBHS Lady Pir-ates fell to Providence 26-
24, 25-23, 20-25.
"The girls played har~d and we battled back
and forth," Str-umlauf said. "It came down to
mistakes,' missed serves and passing. Provi-
dence plays good defense as well and we didn't
take advantage of opportunities they gave us
when we should of put the ball away. When we
lack passing, olur offense is definitely affected.
We didn't have as many kills as we have in our
Whitfield had eight kills, Young had seven
kills and Emmalee Bales had sixt. Gar-ner had 25
assists. Young led the team with six digs.
"Providence will be our last r~egular game of
the season, so playing them then will be a good
evaluation of our-selves andi our improvements
over the next month before heading into dis-
tricts," Str-umlaul said.
The Lady Pirates traveled to Oakleaf
Thursday. They host Pedr-o Menendez
Thursday at 5:30 p.m. (junior varsity) and 6:30
The Yulee Lady Hor~nets.playedl at Raines
Thursday. They host Trinity tonight at 6 p.m.
CO UNTY RIVIA LR Y
Lady Pirates top Lady Hornets in three
Shoot with the sherg f
The 1 Shot with the Nassau County Sheriff
shoot to benefit Cops and Kids will be held
Nov. 5 at Amelia Shotgun Sports, 86300 Hot
Shot Trail in Yulee. Register at 9 a.m., shoot
at 10 a.m. and lunch is at 12:30 p.m. Fee is
$500 for four-person teams or $300 for two-
person teams. Pre-register by Oct. 23; fee is
$650 after Oct. 23 for four-man teams. Call
548-4027 for information.
Back-toSchool beach nanwalk
The third annual Back-to-School Beach
Fun Run/Walk 5K (3.1 miles) or 2K (one mile)
will be held at 4 p.m. Sept. 25 at Peters Point
on Al A on Amelia Island. There will be music,
food and awards. Fee is $20 for adults and
students run for free. Schools with the highest
number of adult and student entries receive
$800 for first place and $400 for second.
Register online at ameliaisiandrunners.com or
call 321-2000 or 261-0011.
tpnryOUtsfOrtthe 15 it
The 2010 NFC north champion Jackson-
ville Knights are wrapping up their off season
with one final open tryout. This last opportuni-
ty for hopeful Knights will be Sept. 25 on the
campus of the University of North Florida at
the north field located next to Hodges
Stadium. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.
with tryouts set to begin at 6 p.m. Registration
is $40 in advance on PayPal or $50 the day
of tryouts; cash only at tryouts. Visit
www jacksonville knights.org.
The Amelia Island Runners club's group
runs are open to everyone regardless of age
or running ability; walkers also welcome.
Runs are Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m., weath-
er permitting, at the Fernandina Beach'High
School track, 435 Citrona Drive. Visit www.
AmelialslandRunners.com or call 277-8365.
The Amelia Island Sailing Club meets the
first Tuesday at the Kraft Athletic Club. Social
hour at 6:30 p.m; meeting at 7:30 p.m. Call
Commodore Joe Bowen at 277-1614 or visit
Gator Bowltickets~on sale
Tickets to the Jan. 1, 2011 Gator Bowl are
now on sale. The 66th Annual Gator Bowl will
be played Jan. 1 and marks the return of two
of the nation's strongest conferences, the
Southeastern Conference and the Big Ten
Conference, vying for the Gator Bowl crown.
The game will kick off at 1:30 p.m. and will be
televised nationally on ESPN 2.
Ticket prices for the Gator Bowl are $80
for VIP seats and $60 for stadium seats. Club
5K (3.1 mi) or 2K (1 mi)
Saturday, September 25
Peter's Point on A1A Amelia Island
Music Food Awards
Adults $20 Students Free
Schools with highest
# of adult & student ~
entries receive: -
1st Place $800 COmmunities
2nd Place $400 In Schools
FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 24, 2010 SPORTS News-Leader
seats are sold otut. Tickets are available for
purchase through Ticketmaster at (904) 353-
3309 or online at www.ticketmaster com or
"The Patch," the official membership pro-
gram of the Gator Bowl Association, also
kicked off its 2010 season. This year's "The
Patch" benefit partners include Adventure
Landing, Bono's, Dave and Buster's,
Domino's Pizza, Sneakers Sports Grille, The
Golf Club at Fleming lIsland, Windsor Parke
Golf Club and the Champions Club at
Julington Creek, McAlister's Deli and
For the complete listing of "The Patch"
benefits visit gatorbowl.com. "The Patch" can
be purchased for $5 at both Sneakers Sports
Grille locations and online at gatorbowl.com.
Baseball and softball umpires may join the
fastest growing umpires association in North-
east Florida, the River City Umpires Associa-
tion. River City Umpires is currently recruiting
men and women to officiate baseball and
softball. If you live or work in Baker, Bradford,
Clay, Duval, Putnam, St. Johns and Nassau
counties, call Terryr Padgett at (904) 879-6442
or visit www ri vercityu mps.com.
Nassau County Sports Association meets
at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday at the county build-
ing, Yulee. Call 261-1075 or 277-1609.
Nassau Challenger Bowling League for
the physically and mentally challenged meets
the second Saturday each month. from 3-5
p.m. at Strikers Family Bowling Center in
Yulee. Call Melinda Willaford at 261-3136.
*Y Yoga, Inc., Gateway To Amelia, 961687
Gateway Blvd., Suite 201E, 415-9642,
*Sol Pedal Cycling Studio, 708 South
Eighth St., 753-3172, www.solpedal.com.
*Anytime Fitness, 463646 SR 200 Suite 4,
Yulee, 225-8400, www.anytimefitness.com. .
*Club 14 Fitness, 1114 South 14th St.,
Amelia island Personal Fitness, Amelia
Parkway Medical Plaza, 2416 Lynndale
Road, Suite 100, 261-0698.
*The McArthur Family YMCA, 1'915 Ci-
trona Drive, 261-1080, www.firstcoastymca.
org. Programs are also offered in Yulee (call
225-2550) and Hilliard (call (904) 845-2733).
*Go Yoga, 708 South Eighth St., (904)
To submit an item for this column, contact
Beth Jones at 261-3696 or e-mail to
b?~l~~ 'L -
,Special Olympics Nassau bowling was a success with nearly 100 bowlers Sept, 16 for .
the adults and Sept. 17 for the school-age bowlers. Strikers Lanes in Yulee hosted the
events. Nassau County will be sending a large delegation to Jacksonville for the area
bowling competition Saturday. Bowling will start at 9:30 a.m. The adults will bowl at
Strikers Southside and the youth will bowl at Strikers Westside. Carlo lovino of the
Knights of Columbus congratulates Mason Danich on his first-place finish, above. Tony~
Sherman receives his first place ribbon from county coordinator John McBreartyr while
Kristopher Mitchell and Mary Ann Wilson check out their ribbons, below.
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A~oust~ic or Electric
The city of Fernandina
Beach Recreation Depart-
ment (city website www.
*Adult volleyball is from 7-
9 p.m. Tuesday and Fridays
at Peck Gym. Cost is $2 per
day for city residents ($5 non-
dyOpen baktsbdal fMoon-
'11 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., Thurs.
'days from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
and Saturdays and Sundays
,from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Peck
Gym, based on availability
*Friday night co-ed one-
Spitch softball tournament is
.fets on a eey corad v una-
ment will abide by USSSA
rules; 6-to-4 male-to-female
ratio; five-home run limit per
team, then an inning-ending
South; 35-minute time limit.
Teams will supply their own
12-inch USSSA Classic M
rotal.R un-ron Hthen
four teams. Prizes for first
through third places. Team fee
is $140. Register by Sept. 29
at the Atlantic Center. Contact
Ulason at 277-7350 or email
Friday night men's one-
pitch softball tournament is
Nov. 5 at the at the Ybor
Alvarez fields on Bailey Road,
Tournament will abide by
USSSA rules; five-home run
limit per team, then an inning-
ending out; 35-minute time
limit. Teams will supply their
own USSSA Classic M soft-
balls. Round-robin, then sin-
gle-elimination for the top four
teams. Prizes for first through
third places. Team fee is
$140. Register by Nov. 3 at
the Atlantic Center. Contact
Jason at 277-7350 or email
Fall girls softball league
registration has been extend-
ed through today at the Atlan-
tic Center for girls ages 8-15
as of Dec. 31, 2009. Age divi-
sions are 15-and-under, 12-
Games played at the Elm
Street Little League field. Fee
is $45 for city residents, $54
non-city, with a $5 discount for
additional siblings. Birth certifi.
cate required for all new play-
es /lntee roace bsoneel
277-7350, ext. 2013, or email
r Ee rce clsss at Main
Beach park are Mondays and
Wednesday from 5:30-6:30
p.m. and Tuesdays and
.Thursdays from 7-8 a.m. Full
'body toning, cardio, deep
stretching and abs with in-
structor Beth Lapaich. Cost is
$10 per class (city, $12 non-
city). Call Lapaich at (219)
363-9493, e-mail blapaich@
hotmail. com or visit
~nwww bethlapaich .com.
Peck Gym weight room is
open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Monday through Friday and
from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Satur-
dy ya rd Sndays Ct ts 3
residents ($30 non-city).
Personal training is available.
Fee is $30 per session, $75
per week (three sessions) or
$200 a month (two sessions
per wee fao f r we k).wih
dietary analysis and food pro-
gram. Call Jay at 277-7364.
Check out Central Park
Cen ero ($d osst r fnd
able if returned within a year).
PADI open water scuba
certif ication is available.
Participants must provide
rnasks, snorkels, fins, booties
and weight belts. Fee is $250
(ddtonq fte er tch c-ut
Center. Call Kathy Russell at
Lap swim is from 6-9
a.m. and noon to 3 p.m.
Mon ayt- hrn ghC srd a
Above a recent visitor is th
leave with over $1750 for
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the following types of items.
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*\'I Ch' Wa ch & Pa~lck W~althes
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1jruves. Clotrhe etc
Metal and Pormcelain Signs IIker and T.iquor Makers, Automoble,; Gas and O~il
Silver and Gold Coin Prices Rise bring a Depressed Economy
Got gold and silver coins? Now is the time to cash them in. Our
network of collector are looking for all types of coins and
." currency. We havle the resource~ to payl you top dollar for
ii a;. ll types ofrare coisor entire collectlns. WVecan make
17 aorrngements to meet n id1 you during the show or
schedule a private discreet meetings at your banlk or
Sin one of our private suites. H~?iether you have one
coin or a lifenmle collection, thle Treasure Traders
will be purchnasin all tlpes: of silver and gold coins
Wednesday thlrouglh Sutrurday ut 'uke.
FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 24. 2010 SPORTS News-Leader
holes, along with Lockhart,
Holt is the reigning singles
champion and was captain of
the Rayonier team in the Putt-
Putt Business League, which
won this year's Spring
"This tournament was a lot
of fun," Holt said. "The tour-
nament is also very competi-
tive. I am honored and was a
little bit lucky to get the win."
Up next on the local circuit
is the City Singles Champion-
ship Tournament Oct. 17 at 2
p.m. This three-round tourna-
ment is open to all and will
feature three different flights,
depending on skill level and
For information on Putt-
Putt or tournaments call Bean
Mark Holt won the annual
Kurash Deuces Tour-nament
at Putt-Putt by edging out last
year's champion Mike
j The Kurash Deuces
Tournament is a unique Putt-
Putt tournament; playe-s
Score only by getting a two .
over 36 holes.
In this year's tournament
Lockhart and Holt finished '
with a 34. In the ensuing play-
off, both Holt and Lockhart
continued the deuce streak
for four.holes until the fifth,
when Lockhart mistakingly
aced the hole, while Holt
made another deuce to win
the championship in dramatic
"Although it sounds easy,
SUBMITED the Kurash Deuces is one of
the toughest tournaments at
Putt-Putt," said Aaron Bean,
Putt-Putt owner-. "You hit it
too close and you may make a
one by mistake or hit it too far
away and a three looms."
Lockhart came in second
and Jim Last in third in the
"I wanted to do something
to honor my mother, who,
when I was a kid, drove me all
over town so I could play in
Putt-Putt tournaments,"l said
B'o Kur-ash, tournament
organizer. "She would had
loved to have seen all these
people having fun playing
"It is a great way to honor
her and all mothers wanting
their kids to have fun compet-
Kurash is tied for the all-
time r-ecord of deuces for 36
:Putt-Putt owner Aaron Bean, champion Mark Holt and organizer Bo Kurash.
By Paula Ross
Treasure Traders Roadshow
The Treasure Tr~aders
Ro>adshowr, a Central Florida vin-
tage collectibles company, is in
Yillee at the Countryrl~ Bin Suites
on State Road 200 to make offers
fo~r purchase on your gold and ster-
ling silver jewehry and flatware,
unmatched and broken jewelry,
old watches, pocket watches,
sports memorabilia, historical
relics, -old musical instruments
such as guitars and mandolins, old
advertising signs, old silver money
and old tin-type pictures,
The fast-paced and ever-chang-
ing collectibles market is alive
and well for the right items. The
Tweasure Traders has direct con-
nections to collectors nationwide
as well as knowledge o~f what col-
lectors are paying and will make
you a cash offer on the spot.
U.S. coins pre-1965 are very
sought after by collectors right
now due to their 90%/ sdlver con-
tent and are bringing top dollar in
today's market. Some coins have
evcln morec value dtue to certain
characteristics. Our experts can
evaluate them for you and offer the
best prices fo~r one coin or a whole
collection due to our contacts in
the marketplace. Because go~ld is at
an all-time high, gold coins of all
types are bringing the highest
prices ever and people are choos-
ing to cash them in while the mar-
.k-et is still at the top.
All it takes to participate in this
event is to bring in anything which
you fe~el may have value and we'll
do the rest. Once you have anl esti-
mate of the going rate of that item
in today's market, you can opt to
sell it for cash or take it home for
safekeepingt. If you accept our
of fer fo~r your go~ld, silver or other
treasures, you will leavte with cash
in hand. And, at the very least, you
will ~leave with the knowledge of
what your treasure may be worth
mn today's market.
Don't secondf-gueuss what The
Treasure Tradersn ay be interested
in. They are buying way mlore
than just precious metals and
coins. Thle company is constntly
resear~ching: the most up-to-date
databases in order to follow the lat-
.est trends and values in the antique
and collectibles marketplace.
Values on gold and silver jewelry
as well as gold and silver coins are
determined based on the most cur-
reint precious meitalse prices: The s
TIreasure TIraders also has expertise
in old paper money, which is high-
ly sought after by collectors.
A fady struggling to make ends
meet, was thrilled to find out
some old scrap jewehry she had,
including a class ring, wa
several hundred dollars. T
day she brought in her hlu
old Gijbson guitar an
delighted with the ofetr s
Inade. When she traded
close to a thousand dolls
said she was going homne
for more hidden treasures.
A gentleman brought in
gold pocket watch miss
crystal and not w~orkin~
watch and an antique toy
sewing machine that belo
his grandmother brougl
almost five hundred dollar?
You may have stored i
attic or garage ari old insl
or old tools that belonged
granddad. It~could be sor
as common as an old amp
shortwave radio> that you
dreamed was valuable but
n't bring yourself to throw
Your treasure wort-h cash
An old Barb~ie from the
s worth Buddy-Ltruck you played with inl
~he next the '50s, a vintage movie poster
suband's from way-back-when, an antique
d was wind-up toy, an old watch that
the was doesn't nrn, vintage.estate jewel-
it for ty, old advertising signs, old silver
ars, she money in any condition, old tin-
to look type pictures and Coca-Cola
memorabilia. These are a few ,of
an old the hundreds of items that they
ing the will make you an offer on. The
g. That Treasure Traders will find a new
Singer home forf your old stuff and you'll
nge~d to make money in the process -
ht him maybe a lot of money.
s. The friendly buyers: and staff
in your have the expertise and the
trument resources to get the best price for
to your your items. If they can't do that,
mething then they'll suggest where you can
lifier or go to further research your item or
Never suggest that you hold on to it until
:could- the1 market for that piece is better.
,w out. Make plans to attend the show.
can be If you have a large collection or
estate, the Treasure Traders .can
'60s, a arrange a special appointment for
a one on one evaluation. Please
call uS' at 386-837-6112 to get
Tlhe Titasure Tradels will be at
the Country Inn & ~Suites
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
Thurrsday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday
,rilled to 9 a.mn. to 6 p~m. and Saturday 9
an old a.m, to 2 p.m. This event is free to
eweiry. the public.
Folks Are Cashing in on
the Gold and Silver Rush
In pday's depressed economy,
writh real estate values in the gut~-
ter and the value of a dollar
being so hard to come by, people
are searching drawers, jewelry.
boxes, lock "boxes, attics and
even garages ind storage umits
for sta2shed-awa2y, forgotten,
never-used cufflinks, earrings,
silver sets, even dental gold.
People are coming in droves
to the Treasure Tmaders clutching
cardboard boxes overflowing
with old gold charm bracelets,
sterling silver ashtrays, school
rings, broken gold and .silver
jewehry, all kmnds of vintage
watches, not to mention.silver
coins that they've had laying
around for years. With gold and
silver trading at near 40 year
highs, ordinary folks are reaping
thle benefits of the gold and sil-
ver fever. Due to the soaring
gold prices, it's a sellers market.
Whether you have a few
pieces of gold, a lifetime collec-
tion of sterling silver pieces or a
coin collection, you should visit
the Treasure Traders Roadshow
this week. It's fimn and informa-
tive and could put money in
Holt wins Harash Memorial Patt-Patt deuces tourney
Treasure Traders Buying Event Is In Yulee
Hidden cash in yourr attic? This week visitors can cash in on gold, silver, antiques, colectiblesr.
We W1Yant To Buy Your Treasures!
FRio~yw. SEPTEMBER 24. 2010 SPORTS News-Leader
Weekend fishermen will find an excellent redfish tide this weekend with a flood tide
arriving at 10:03 a.m. Saturday. Carrie Casey, left, took this nice Amelia Island red-
lish while working a jig and live shrimp combo close to flooding spartina marsh grass-
es. Bruce Comrie, above, is pictured with a nice North Florida lake bass that took his
lipless crank bait. North Florida lake bass are still schooling in open waters of the
lakes, where baitfsh schools are holding.
Expect rough surfconditions
.sea trout and
ON THE flooded
""'"" gold spoons,
in-line spinners or topwater
sui-face lur-es ar-e excellent
choices. AS the tide begins to
fall, work your topwater- plug
close to oysterbars that bor-
der deep channels, points or-
The St. Mar-ys Sound is a
still producing lar-ge shar-ks,
red drum and excellent eat-
ing whiting. The best tide is
the last of the flood and the
TGirst of the falling tide while
fishing dead on the bottom
with fresh deadl shr-inip or- etit
baits. Be sur~e to bring along a
venting tool to def late the air
bladder of your hooked red-
fish before r-eleasing.
Surffishermen will also
have an excellent tide this
weekend with high tide arr-iv-
ing at 10:03 a.m. Look for
mullet working the shallows
of the surf, which make excel-
lent live baits for big specks,
flounder and redfish. With
rough surf predicted for the
weekend, cut mullet always
does its job when the water
clarity is off-colored.
You can also get out of the
wind by fishing the west side
of the southern tip of Amelia
Island. Surffishing at histor-i-
cal Fort Clinch also offers
sever-al areas where surf fish-
ermen will be able to avoid
rough surfi con dit ions.
local anglers to submit phroto-
graphs of their catches for purb-
lication. E-mtail photos to
bjones@/fbnews leader com,
mail them to PO. Box 766,
Fernan'dina Beach, FL 32035,
or drop them by the office at
511 Ashz St. in Frn~an~dina
Beach. Call Beth fones at 261-
dieted to blow this
T ewnsaepeoffshore fishing
uncomfortable for the avid
saltwater angler and simply .
out of the question for the
However, there is still time
to sign up for Don Whitman's
Tournament.".Entr-y fee is
still $50 for adults and $30 for
youth fishermen. The cap-
tains meeting will be held at
the Dee Dee Bar~tel boat ramp
and park today beginning at 5
p.m. Fishing takes place
Saturday. For information,
call Whitman at 321-2800.
Water temperatures are -
beginning to cool in many
North Florida lakes and
rivers. Freshwater bass a-e
still on their summer- pattern,
even though the first day of
fall ai-r~ived Wednesday. Look
for bass schooling in open
areas of the lake, where deep
submerged gr-ass beds lead to
deep water. Lipless crank
baits, like the "Rattle Tra ,
retrieved with a high-speed
reel is an excellent technique
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"An1 Evening With The Ramsey
Lewis Trlio" on Satur-day, Oct. 9. Both
shows will be at the First Baptist
Church audlitor-ium in Fer-nandina
Other events throughout the
week include Jazz At The Movies,
Redl White & Blues with guitar~ leg-
end Calvin Newbor~n at the Crab
Tr~ap, Restalurant, Latin Night with
Impacto Iztino at Sheffields at the
Palace, and pre- and post-headliner
concer-t shows in the St. P-eter's
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A wedding scene
from "Our Town~,"
209 Cedar St.,
Sept. 30-Oct. 2, Oct.
7-9 and Oct. 14-16
at 8 p.m. andi Oct. 10
at 2 p.m.
T~icktets are $:20 for
adults and $:10 for
students. Box: office
hours are 11 ar.m. to
1 p.m. TIuesdays,
Saturda~ys. The box;
of fice is also open 90
minutes before cur-
tain on show dates.
For more information
or to reserve tickets,
call 26 1-6749).
.Small play' tackles big subjects atACT
woukl (atke adlvantagie of a part-
ner-ship with thre Amnelia Islandl
Museum of Histor-y.
"It gave me an opportunity to
explore an interecsting opportuni-
ty with the museum," he said.
- "We'r~e going to have soime his-
tor-ical photographs of o~ur town
for the audlience to see. So,, this is
G~rover's Corners but it could
also be Fernatndina Bearch."
He saidl the play also gives
AC'T the chance to high-light
some of its you ngest thlespians.
"One of the things that I love
about the script is it gives op~por-
tunities for ver-y young per form-
er~s 'm talking 10, 11 years old
to high school -- to adults.
"We hadl at least.50 people
A1CT Continued on 3H
RYAN SMilI II
Amelia Communityl TIheatre
kicks off its 30th season by
bringing an Amer-ican classic to
its stage withT'hor~nton Wlilde-'s
The Pulitzer Prize-winning
play, fir-st produced in 1938, has
been a theatrical staple ever
since. Its staying power lies in its
univer-sal themes, said dlirector
"In a letter to Gerl-true Stein,
(Wilder) said it the b~est: 'It's a
small play with all the big subl-
jects in it,"' Kurtzs said. "I think
one of the things that makes it so
relevant is it really looks at olur
human experience in a very uni-
ver-sal way. T'he audlience will re- c
fully awar~e of the audience and
fr-equently breaks the four-th
"Tlhor-nton Wilder has ve-y
carefully exploded theatrical con-
vention, looked at it in a different
way, but has gone right back to
the basics which is communica-
tion," Kurtz said. "He simplified
and found the essence of just
about everything he approached,
"I've done the play before, and
it never ceases to intrigue me,
move me, inspire me," he added.
"I have yet to be bored with this
particular play. It fascinates me
that you see this included in so
many high schools and college
cour~ses. It-continues to be
referrIed to as a significant the-
K~urtz said ACT'~s pr-oduction
7~ve done the play
before, and itnever
CearSes to~ intrigue me.
move me, inspire me.
DIRECTOR RON RURTZ
o~gnize themselves in a lot of
things that happen." -
'The play, set in the fictional
New Hamp~shir~e community of
G;rover's Corners, explores
scol .1II-I,..- life inl the early 20th
centur~y. In a daring motve for- the
timc, \Vilderl wrote the play to be
stagedl with a minimum of
SCener61y, andi includedl one char-
adelr. the Stage Manager, who is
wa terfront f.ro~m 7':30 to9C:30O a.m. at the same time
th at early m orn ing fioot races (5k and 10k) ta ke
place. Th e them ed parade begi ns at10 a.m.
Din ners (that include regular sh rim p and fish as
well as rock sh ri mp) willI be served fr~om 11 a.m. to
5 p.m.Alli-day en tertai nmen t will grace the wa ter-
fron t stage and moire than~ 100 food and arts ven-
dors are expected to line St. Marys Road and
Advance dinner tickets are 59. and $12 the la~y
of th e event. For moc-re i n formation. visit
www.smkiwanis.com o~r call 912-674-0848t.
Nassau H-umane So~ciety invi tes you to attend
The Fifth Annual Pasta for. Paws Spaghetti Dinner
Oct. 2 from 4:3)-
7:30) p.m. at he
Atlantic Avenue -
Recreation Center.. JBBs'
Tickets are $12. ~ i~~~~ _llBJ8~;
salad. spaghetti. 1819111
beverage and 1
desserts ar-e 5Y2. Takeocu t available. Children 6 and
under eat. free.
Enjoy live music b~y Frankie's Jazz Jam and a
huge silent auction with baseballs autogra~herd
by New York Yankeies. Tickets a re on sae Icat t he
NHS Dog Park. Red Bones Dog Bakery and First
Federal Bank of Florida. All proceeds benefit
hom eless ani mals at the sh elter. Pho(ne G uy
Sasanfar at 206-409C2 fo~r mor-e information.
Women in Needsa ucen, IVI J
( It nInNt)will be i
HIELPING: WOM E'~N N NEED
Glitz at the 4th
Annual Fashion Show benefiring Gerris Cor'ner
on Sunday. Oct. 3 from 3-5 p.m. at the new Amelial
Com m uni ty Thea tre. 209' Ceda r S t. i n Fe rnalndi na
A limi ted number of' tickets a re available fr(,
$F30 in advance. Tickets will be $ 35 at t he docr-
(up~on availability). The price includes heavy ho~rs
d'oeuvres and non alcoholic refre~sh men ts. Wine
will be availa ble fo~r pu rch ase. T'i cke ts may he p~uri
chased at Fiffs Fine ResAll & Retail Tlherap[y.
Gauzeway. Center Street Treasure~s.Gecrri's
Corner. Elizabeth's. Frugal Cacht aInd Bf uy ;Cones.
To make a donation or assist. with the event. coni
tact Jessica Miller at 2774430).
SIT~~ ~~ ..- ; lC1 'i: :;j
Festival set to welcome jazz greats to Amelia
for WORICH Set
Ofo OCt a 2 1 ad 2
The High Tide Women's Weekend is Oct. 1
and 2 on Amelia Island with special guest
Mary Alice Monroe, New York Times best sell-
ing author as well as events and activities for
women and an Arabian Nights River Cruise
with the author- at 7 p.m. Satur-dair at which
men ar-e welcome.
Tickets for all of the events ar-e available at
Books Plus, 107 Centr~e St. Also visit
www.a meliaisla ndcoastalco nnectio ns. co m,
email Dickrie Ander-son at
dickie.anderson~gmail.com or call 556 6455.
Kick off the week-
HMtf 73E end with kayaking on
WOMENSWEMEN Egans Creek from
2:30-4:30 p.m. Fr~iday.
Cost is $60. On
Saturday, enjoy Yoga
on the Beach with Y
O TBE2 zz g, Yoga at Elizabeth
Creative arts activities at 10 a.m. at St.
Peter-'s Episcopal Church include pottery with
Mary Lynn Tor-chia; calligr-aphy with Eliza
Holliday; or bead bracelets with Mary IDyer of
Beadlemania. Tickets ar-e $30. There will also
be wellness talks and vendors throughout the
day as part of the $10 weekend pass.
A Ladies Luncheon with Monroe is from
noton to 1 p.m. at St. Peter's. Tickets are $40
and include a cookbook. A children's program
with Monr-oe, Sea Turtles at Ft. Clinch, is from
2-3 p.m. and is fr-ee with par~k admission.
At 2 p.m. the Amelia Island Museum of
History will present a new historic district
walking tour-, "Women Who Made History."
MR~~... ;I the Hampton Inn and Suites down-
town. Tickets ar~e $25.
From 3-5 p.m. enjoy a "Fr1om Grits to
Phyllo Cooking Class" as gourmet cook
Debbie Intt teaches hands-on techniques and
shar-es special recipes at the Hampton Inn and
Suites downtown. Tickets ar~e $50O, wine tasting
HIGH Conltinuedon 2B
O i' N H~E
A koi show will be held Sept. 25 fr~om l0 a.m:-4
p.m. and Sept. 26 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 2914
display will be
some of the finest
koi kept by enthu-
Florida and the
hobbyists in th7e
field of pond keeping. keen to share t-heir knowl-
edge a bou t koi. pon ds and wa ter gardens.
Ven dors will be on h and selling koi. gold fish.
plants. artwork. bonsai. and porid/watergarden
products. Admission is free and there will be
prize rafflles held throughout the day. For more
i nfIo~m a i on visi twww.fi rstcoastkoi cl ub.com or
call Fred at(904) 236-2076~.
Iro011( SiIMP FrtSTI\IAI
"Eat More Sh rimp" is the theme fo~r this year's
Rock Shrimp, Festival in St. Marys. Ga.. Sept. 25.
present ted by the Kiwanis Club of St. Marys. The
festival will begin with a pancake breakfast at the
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Amelia Island Museum of
History, 233 S. Third St.
"Knowing that ~ill
is touted as Bu
the first city in
America, I -
have always .
been curious as to~why we
point to the Frenchsas the first
of our eight flags. Shouiin't
that first flag be Spanish?
Come lunch and learn with
me as I look forward to delv- -
ing into that question." The
series is free and open to the
public. Call 261-7378.
on Mentally IIlness) Nassau
County will hold its annual
Awareness and Fund
Raising Dinner on Oct. 8 at
6:30 p.m. at The Woman's
Club of Febrnandina Beach,
201 Jean Lafitte Blvd.
(behind the Atlantic Avenue
This is the only fundraiser
of the year for NAMl. Angela
Vickers, JD, author of Brain
Bondage, will be the guest
speaker. Callahan Barbeque
will provide a turkey dinner.
There will be entertainment
and a silent and live auction.
Aaron Bean will be the guest
.auctioreer. The NAMI quilt will
be raffled off at the dinner.
Members of NAMI are selling
tickets for the quilt and they
may be bought at the dinner.
Tickets for the dinner are $15
and may be purchased from
NAMI members, at the door
or by calling 261-4885.
The Annual Greek
Festival will be held Oct. 8-
10 at Francis Field, 29 -
Castillo Drive, downtown
St. Augustine next to the
Visitor's Center. Festival
hours are 4-9 p.m. Friday, 11
a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and
from noon-5 p.m. on Sunday.
For information call (904) 829-
0504 or visit .www.sta~uggreek-
The first Amella island
Autumn Fine Arts Festival
will be held in downtown
Fernandina Beach Oct. 9-10
from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each
The Island Art Association,
Inc., a nonprof R organization
of Nassau County artists, will
sponsor the Fine Arts and
At St. Peter's, the Wild
Amelia Nature Festival 2011
will partner with B.E.A.K.S.
Conservation Center' to
exhibit a live bird of prey -
either an owl or a hawk -
from 3-5 p.m.
A naturalist will be on
hand to talk about the ani-
mal behavior and habitat -
and answer questions from
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FRIDAY. September 24. 2010 LEISURE News-Leader
year-old boy. From 1941 until
po5,hsecossce dmbore tan
ous government agencies.
Carefully preserved and
protected, a portion of his col-
lection will be displayed purb-
licly for the first time in this
The Juvenile Diabetes`
(JDRF) North Florida
Chapter will hold its 10th
annual Miracles in the
Moonlight Gala Oct. 23
beginning at 6 p.m. at the
Honorees are Ronnie Van
Zant and the Lynyrd
The event will include a
tribute to the band and its lead
singer, the late Ronnie Van
Zant. Special guests include
Van Zant's widow, Judy Van
Zant Jenness; his daughter,
Melody Todd; and his grand-
daughter, Aria Todd, 10, who
has Type 1 diabetes.
Tickets are $175 per per-
son. Tables of 10 begin at
$2,500 and include sponsor-
ship privileges. Call (904)
739-2101, email Development
SCoordinator Lauren Setzer at
SLSetzer@jdrf.org or visit
www.jdrf north lorida k rg .
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 beginning
promptly at 6:30 p.m. The
hingo session consists of nine
Games for $15, with multiple
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
Theatre will sponsors an act-
ing workshop on Oct. 5
titled "Working from the
Outside/In, Body Centers,
and Physical Acting
Choices." Adults and teens,
ages 14 and up, may register
for the 3-5 p.m. session or the
7-9 p.m. session at the studio
theater, 209 Cedar Str'eet.
SThe' workshop is taught by
Jaclyn Hofmann of the Atlanta
Shakespeare Company, who
led workshops at ACT in July.
Registration is $20 for one
session and each session is
limited to 20 people. Call the
theater at 261-6749 to sign
Season tickets are now
available for the Amelia
Community Theatre's 30th
season, 2010-11, with an
exciting lineup of entertain-
ment including classic
drama, comedy, mystery
and a sensational musical.
Come see "Our Town," "Red
'"Morning's At Seven," "The
Diary of Anne Frank" and
"The Cocktail Hour."
Season ticket packages
range from $85 to $100. For
more information and pur-
chasing tickets, call Amelia
Community Theatre at
William Madrer offers
Watercolor Workshops on
Friday through Oct. 1 from
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at St.
Peter's Episcopal Church,
Room 204. Cost is $40 per
class. All welcome. Call 261-
8276 for information.
Join the Amella Island
Museum of History
Thursday at 5:30 p.m. to
tour four of the town's most
popular, notorious or other-
wise historic pubs and
bars. One ticket will get you
one drink at edth establish-
ment and art earful of colorful
tales. Tickets are $25 (must
be 21, must show ID); tour
begins at the train depot in
downtown Femandina Beach.
Contact Thea at 261-7378,
ext.105j or Thea@ameliamu-
Guests on the ghost tour
will learn Amella Island
ghost stories as they tiptoe
hokug dar tet n
bygone era. The tour begins
at 6 p~m. every Friday. Meet
your guide in the cemetery
behind St. Peter's'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 @amellamuseum.org for
p m and 9-11 p.m the second and fourth
Friday The Secret Garden Courtyard stage
is opening for the fall. Local musicians should
Larry & The Backtracks perform every
Thursday at Kelley's Courtyard Caf6 on
South Third Sireet from 6-9 p m Also enjoy
food. $2 beer specials and sangria
O'Kanes Irish Pub and Eatery, 318 Centre
St., presents trivia each Monday from 7-9
p.m.. Dan Voll each Wednesday from 7:30-
11-30 p.m., the Tumer London Band
Thursday from 8 30 p.m.-midnight and Friday
and Saturday from 8:30 p m.-12.30 a.m. Call
261-1000. Visit wwwN~.okanes.com.
Enjoy liwe Reggae with the band Pilli Pili
each Monday at the Palace Saloon on Centre
Street, and Billy Buchanan each Tuesday
with his acoustic brand of indle rock. Catch
Movie Tuesdays at Sheffield's with films In
high deilgniton on the big screen, free pop-
com, free admission and drink specials.
Shethleld's also hosts social dancing, with
complimentary lessons sladilng at 7 p.m. and
dancing al B p.m. Contact billl~thepalacesa-
loon.com or call 491-3332.
Shucker's Oyster Bar, 942699 Old
Nassauville Road, features live entertainment
Wednesday from 6-10 p~m. and karaoke
from 7 p.m.-midnlght Saturdays. Call 277-
Sliders Seaside Grill
Sliders Seaside Grill, 1998 South
Fletcher Ave., features The Macy's from 7-11
p.m. In the lounge and Yancy from 6-10 p.m.
in the tlki bar tonight, The Macy's from 7-11
p.m. In the lounge and Yancy from 1-5 p.m.
and Cason from 6-10 p.m. in the tiki bar
Saturday; Brian Eamnst from 1-5 p.m. in the
lounge and 6-10 p.m. in the tiki bar Sunday;
and trivia from 7-9 p.m. in the lounge
Tuesday Call 277-6652, Visit
The Surf Restaurant and Bar, 3199 South
Fletcher Ave., features live entertainment
Monday through Saturday evenings. Call
auction. All are welcome. For
information call the store at
The Sons of the
American Legion will host a
cookout Sept. 25 at the new
post, 626 S. Third St.,
Fernandina Beach, from 11
a.m. until the food runs out.
The menu is beef brisket with
sides for a $10.donation. All
proceeds go to help veterans
in the community.
Community of North Florida
is offering a variety of cook-
ing classes, including Sept. .
25, Soups, Salads &
Smoothies from 1-3:30 p.m,;
Greek Cooking from 1:30-
3:30 p.m. and Chinese
Cooking from 4-6 p.m.; Oct. 3,
Cooking with Herbs from
3:30-6 p.m.; and Micah's
Place Cooking from 1-3 p.m.
featuring contributors to the
cookbook A SavoryPace.
favorite recipes. All proceeds
from this class will benefit
Micah's Place, a shelter for
victims of domestic violence.
Cookbooks will be available
for purchase. Call 430-0120
or visit www.ticnf.com for
more information about the
classes and registration.
Aviation Authority and -
Craig Airport will host the
2010 Wings & Wheel Show
Sept. 25 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. '
with live entertainment, static
aircraft displays and a classic
car show. There also will be
activities for children. Parking
and admission are free.
Proceeds from food and dririk
sales and a raffle will benefit
the Experimental Aircraft
Association. Contact Debbie
Jones at (904) 741-2726 or
The Kevin Locke Native
Dance Ensemble perform-
ance at the Wilson Center .
for the Arts~on Florida State
College at Jacksonville's
South Campus on Sept. 28 ~
at 7:30 p.m.
This year's program, "The
Drum is the Thunder, the
Flute is the Wind" is a sensa-
tional journey. in Native
American symbolism and aes-
thetics. Adapted from the tra-
ditional dance to welcome the
'Return of the Thunders,' the
performance embraces the
Native Ameridan arts through
six diverse dances, story-
telling and a unique presenta-
tion of musical skill.
Call 1-888-860-BWAY or
Captain Magic's Floating
House Party docks at the
Fernandina Little Theatre
for a return engagement
Oct. 2 at 9 p.m. Enjoy jazz-
style vocals, live harmonica,
piano, bass and drums.
Coffee and desserts available.
"Love donations" gladly
accepted ($10 would be nice).
The theater is located at 10'14
Beech St., Femandina Beach.
Museum docent Jan
Davis will discuss the role
of the French in the settle-
ment of this area of North
Florida during the second
Brown Bag luncheon Oct. 6
at noon in Baker Hall at the
The Fernandina Beach
High School Class of 1981
is planning a 30th reunion
cruise to the Bahamas on
Memorial Day weekend,
May 27-30, 2011. The Royal
Caribbean Monarch of the
Seas will depart Port
Canaveral, with stops in
Nassau and Cocoa Cay. Cost
is $339-$449 per person, dou-
ble occupancy, gratuities
included. A $50 deposit is due
by Oct. 7, then make monthly
payments until paid in full by .
SFor more information con-
tact William Jefferson at (336)
Jeff318ij~aol.com or Melanie
Koenig at (678) 395-7807 or
The Nassau County
Corporation (NCCDC) will
host its regular Annual
Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. at the
Atlantic Avenue Recreation
.Center, Fernandina Beach.
The keynote speaker will
be Spencer Lodree, assistant
principal, Fernandina Beach
High School. Proceeds from
the banquet will benefit the .
NCCDC scholarship fund and .
other organization sponsored
programs. Plan to malse your
reservations early by calling 1
S261-4113, 261-3845 or 261-
4396. The donation is $40.
A Janet Lynne Salon will
hold a G~arage Sale and
Silent Auction from 10 a.m.-
4 p.m. today to benefit fel-
low employee Madelyn
Jones, who has been dis-
abled and is unable to return
to work. The salon is located
at 2380 Sadler Road, Suite
102. For information call 261-
A "Fiber Art Celebration"
by local artist Billie McCray
in honor of MaVaynee
Betsch "The Beach Lady"
and the 75th
of American p
Beach will |
be held j
p.m. at the
American Beach .
Community Center, 1600 ,
Julia St. '
McCray makes dolls, purs-
es, wall hangings, baskets,
birds, pincushions, sewing
kits, bears and some furniture
pieces. She doesn't see her-
self as an artist, just a person
who gets her therapy from
fabric and found items.
McCray has shown at
NASA, the Ritz La Villa
Theatre Museum, Haskell
Gallery at Jacksonville
Jacksonville Women's Center,
craft shows, the Rivierside
SFine Art Series, MOCA and
The Cummer Museum.
For information call (904)
945-2572 or email
email@example.com. For com-
munity center information call
Eve Jones at (904) 514-3924.
The Rescues & Runways
Fashion Show in support of
Cats Angels Inc., SPCA, will
be held Sept. 25 from 2-4
p.m. In the maurices park.
Ing lot, near Target in Yulee.
The event will include a-silent
Amelia Island Tourist
Development Office and UPS
next to Publix.
For information contact
Jessica Styers at 206-1984.
The Fernandina Beach
city Arts Council will host a
discussion of arts facilities
on Oct. 11 at 5:30 p.m. at .
the Atlantic Avenue . .
Recreation Center auditori-
um, 2500 Atlantic Ave. Lou
Goldman from the Waterfronts
Committee will be on hand to
discuss planning processes in
the city and proposed water-
front plans. '
At the April arts roundtable
discussion, there was consen-
sus on the need for an out-
door performance space. The
meeting will follow through on
SThe Amella Community
Theatre Guild presents the
Third Annual Ladies Night
Out on Tuesday evening,
Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the
Main Stage Theatre. The
Peck Center Ensemble Choir,
under the direction of Nanette
Autry, will provide the enter-
tainment. Tickets are $15
(including one glass of wine)
and a reception will follow the '
show. For reservations call.
261-6749 or visit the box
office Tuesday, Thursday or
Saturday from 11 a.m. to
1 p.m. at 207 Cedar St.
Amelia Island Artists
Workshop is offering
Alyson B. Stanfield's "No
Excuse Guide to Self-
Promotion Workshop" Oct.
16-17 at the Hampton Inn
downtown. The cost is $150.
For information and registra-
tion, contact Mikolean
Longacre at 415-3900 or
Amelia SanJon Gallery at
491-8040. Visit www.ameliais-
Ianda rtistswo rkshop.com.
The Cummer Museum of
Art and Gardens' Cummella
group will enjoy a special
reception for the new "The
Art of War" exhibit on Oct.
21 from 5-7 p.m. at the
Plantation Art Gallery, 94
Amella Village: Circle,
Amelia Island Plantation.
The reception with wine and
hors d'oeuvres is free for
Cummelia members and $10
For more information, con-
tact Wendy Stanley at (904)
899-6007 or wstanley@cum-
exhibitath museu 8 9
Riverside Ave., Jacksonvllle,
Oct. 1-Nov. 14. During World
War Il, a number of govem-
ment agencies issued posters
for display in public places. .
including schools, libraries. -
post offices, and factories.
Jacksonville resident Major
General Gerry Maloney USAF
(Ret.), a 31-year veteran of
the U.S. Air Force, began col-
lecting these posters as 10-
Fine Crafts portion of this
event. The Historic
Association will have an
October Fest celebration near
the riverfront with food, beer
Festival proceeds will help
support nonprofit community
art activities and downtown .
business activities.~ The
Second 'Satiirday 'Arrageous
Artwalk featuring historic dis-
trict art galleries will also be
held from 5-8 p.m. that
Saturday. Many of the visiting
artists will remain open during
that period. *
Prizes will be awarded for
Best of Show, first, second
and third place art in the
show. For information visit
www. islandart.org or the .
Island Art Association, 18 N.
Second St. Call 261-7020.
The Fair Trade Festival
will be held at "The
Anchor" storefront on
Centre and North Sixth
streets by the Presbyterian
Women of First -
Presbyterian Church on
Oct. 9 from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
This event will offer ethical
fair trade gifts, crafts and
products that make a differ-
ence, from a range of devel- .
oping countries. Items include
baskets, woven items, jewelry,
coffee and chocolate to name
a few, just in time for *
The proceeds go to
womeri in Africa, women's
shelters in Indla, vocational
training in Haiti and for wid-
ows and orphans (school) in
Zambia, as well as other proj-
ects to help people to help
themselves. Contact Trish
'Booton at 491-1814.
The Council on Aging is
sponsoring a Falk
Celeb3ration fundraiser Oct.
Amellia = -
cocktails, dinner by
Horizons, dancing to the
Bo-Cats, entertainment and
I~ve and silent auctions.
Tickets are $75 and will be on
sale at the Amelia Island
Plantation Ocean Club, the
Chamber of Commerce, the .
t w nslaml.com to
A fi-ee book signing and
reception with Monroe will
be held at 5 p.m. that night
at Books Plus, 107 Cent~e
St., and an Arabian Nights
River Cr~uise with the author
will launch at 7 p.m. Cruise
tickets are $:40, wine and nib-
b~les included, and costumes
are encouraged. Gentlemen
Fill in~the squlares so
that eaChrOW. COlumn
contain the numbers
1 through 9. Solu tion
Will a Cpar in the
Wednesday, Sept. 22
OUT AND ABouT
Jazz for Seniors hosted by Les DeMerle
of the Amella Island Jazz Fesilval will be held
Sept. 26 from 3.30-4-30 p m. at Savannah
Grand Assisted Living Residence, 1900
Amella Trace Court, Femandina Beach For
more information call 321-0898.
Yesterday and Today, an interactive
Beatles expenence where audience mem.
bers get to request their favorite Beatles
songs throughout the evening, will be in
Jacksonville at the Wilson Center for the Arts
on Florida State College at Jacksojnville's
South Campus Oct. 8-10 for four performanc-
es only. Call 1-888-860-BWAY or visit
Amela ISland Coffee
Amella Island Coffee. 207 Centre St.,
hosts a music circle on Saturdays from 7-30-
10 p.m. featunng great local musicians
Admission is free and all are welcome Come
enjoy dessert, coffee and music -
Dogstar Tavemn. 10 N1. Second St., fea-
tures lie music For a complete hsring of
upcoming bands, visit their Facebook page
online Call 277-8010.
The Falcon's Nest, 6800 First Coast Hw ..
features DJ and dancing 10 p m. to close
daily Call 491-4242 -
The Green Turtle, 14 S Third St features
live music. Call 321-2324.
The Instant Groove plays each Thursday
night at The Ritz-Caritojn, Amelu Island.
Indigo Alley features Dan Voll &
The Alley Cats from 8 p.m. to midnight
Saturday; Frankie's Jazz Jam Tuesdays for
jazz musicians of all abilities In a laid-back
atmosphere (call 302-60)86 or find 'Frankle's
Jazz Jam" on Facebookc); music trivla with
Ken Cain from 8-10 p m. Wednesday;
open mike night at 7.30 p.m Thlirsdays: and
Ceroc Blues dancing, with free lessons the
tirst and third Friday of the month with Bean
School of Dance. Enloy solo acts front 7-9
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"The Wedding Singer," a musical by Chad Beguelin, Tim Herlihy and Matthew Sklar,
plays through Oc~t. 10 at Alhambra Theatre and D~ining, 12000 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville. Show, times are 8 p~m. Tuesday through Sunday. Doors open at 6 p.m.
and the buffet starts at 6:30 p.m. Saturday matinees are at 1:15 p.m., with the doors
opening at 11 a.m. and the buffet starting at 11:15 a.m. Sunday matinees are at 2
p.m. with doors opening at noon and the buffet at 12:15 p.m. Call (904) 641-1212 or
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FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 24. 2010 LEISURE News-Leader
Jam" at St. Peter's Church
Cour-tyar-d & Jazz Cafi6,
Eighth andi Atlantic,
Fer nandina Beach, featuring
Mike Levine & Miami Vibe
playing smooth jazz from his
acclaimed CD "From The
Heart" with special guests.
Tickets $15 at
~NeM the door (free
]ggyL~ with Friday
main event tick-
ets). Snacks and
*5-7 p.m. -
i~Q~ Concert -
Tr-ibute to Chet
Baker" at St. Peter's Chur~ch
F~ernandina Beach, featuring
Bobby Pickwood Quintet
with Kevin Jones, tenor sax
andi trombone. Tickets $15 at
the door- (free with Saturday
Main Event tickets). Food
and bever-ages available.
*8 p.m. "An Evening
With Ramsey Irwis" at First
Baptist Church Auditorium,
1600 S. Eighth St.,
Fernandina Beach, featuring
The legendary Ramsey .
Lewis Trio-with Larrly Gray -
bass, Iron Joyce drums.
Premier tickets $75 (very
limited quantities available);
VIP tickets $50 sold out;
general admission tickets
*9 p.m.-until "The
Battle Of The Saxes" fol-
lowed by "Late Nite Super
Jam" at St. Peter's Church
Courtyard & Jazz Caf6,
Eighth and Atlantic,
Fernandina Beach, featuring
The 8-Piece Midnight
Blue Band and special
guests Al Waters, Don Zentz
and Kevin Jones. Tickets $15
at the door (fr~ee with
Saturday main event tickets).
Snacks and beverages avail-
"Dixielan Jz r ch" at
the Beech Street Grill, 801
Beech St., Fernandina .
Beach, featuring "The Spare
Rib Six" New Orleans-style
Jazz Band with Its DeMerle
and Bonnie Eisele. First seat-
ing: noon-2 p.m. Second seat-
ing: 2-4 p.m.
Tickets $45 (includes spe-
ciall Jazz Ferst inenu cash
bar available). *
"I hope the audience finds
the reality of a heightened
experience," he said. "I hope
they find something to laugh
at. I hope they find some-
thing to smile at. I hope they
find something to bring a
tear to their eyes. I hope, in
short, that they experience
the full range of emotions. I
don't want them to look at I
want them to experience
what Wilder: is sharing with
(for Bronze Saxophone
Sponsor-ship and above).
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 7-9
p.m., "Jazz at the Movies" at
the Harbor~front Hampton
Inn & Suites, 19 S. Second
St., Fernandina Beach. Enjoy
a double feature video pres-
1. PBS special le> J:
"Ramsey IRwis- gBitl
Legends of Jazz"
with Clark Terry,
Roy Har-grove and
2. "Swing It
Tickets ar~e $15 8 E 3
Wednesday, Oct. 6,7-10
ing at the Crab Trap, 31 N.
Second St.. Fernandina
Beach, featuring Memphis
jazz/blues guitar- legend
Calvin Newborn and vocalist
"Ma" Rider. Tickets are $30 .
(includes concert and wine
tasting). F~ood available.
Thur-sday, Oct. 7, 6:30.
9:30 p.m., "Latin Jazz"
Concer-t & Dance at
LSheffield's at the Palace, 117
Centr-e St., F~ernandina
Beach, featuring Impacto
Latino. Hot, 10-piece salsa
band performs in th~e style of
Machito and Eddie Palmieri.
Tickets are $25 (cash baru).
Friday, Oct. 8
*5-7 p.m. "Pre-
Headliner Concer~t Bash" at
St. Peter's Church Courtyard
& Jazz Caf6, Eighth and
Atlantic, Fer~nandina Beach,
featuring vibraphone sensa-,
tion, 2010 AIJF scholarship
winner Nathan Skinner and
the Amelia Island Jazz .
Festival All-Stars with Doug
Matthews on piano. Tickets
$15 at the door (free with
Friday main event tickets).
Food and beverages avail-
*8 p.m. "Torm6 Sings
Tomn. Steve March Tomb
Chur-ch auditorium, 1600 S.
Eighth St., Fernanding
Beach, featuring Steve
I/iarch Torm6 with The
Dynamic Les DeMerle Big
Band opening with Bonnie
Premier tickets ar-e $75
(limited quantities available);
VIP ticketss $50: aricd geneist l
admission tickets $40.
ACTI Continued from 1B
show up at t-he auditions," he
added. "O ne of the missions
of the theater is to put the
community onstage, and we
pulled exclusively fr-om that
pool to cast it. I haven't made
any concessions I'm ve~y
happy with .the people I've
Kurtz said that even after
70 years, the play continues
to hold its power over audi-
Theatergoers with a touch
of nostalgia can spin right
'round to the '80s with "The
Wedding Singer," a musical
comedy now playing at
Alhambra Theatre and
Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd.,
The musical, based on the
1998 Adam Sandler-Drew
Barrymore film, is a romantic
comedy set in 1985 New
Jersey. As the show opens,
Robbie Hart is the most popu-
lar wedding singer in the tri-
county area. Sure, his band
never made it to the big time.
has a real genius for making
r-eceptions memorable, keep
ing things upbeat and defus-
ing the occasional rants of
But when Robbie's own
bride stands him up at the
altar, he spirals into despair
and cynicism. His attempts to
get his life back in order are
less than successful -after he
ruins one wedding reception
with a despairing rant about
the impermanence of love,
the father of the bride beats
him up and tosses him into
the Dumpster out back.
But there's one light in
Robbie's life Julia, a twait-
ress who befriends him at.his
lowest point. Unfortunately,
she's engaged to a boorish
junk-bond trader named
Glenn. Robbie soon realizes
he's falling for Julia but can
a lowly wedding singer hope
to compete with a Wall Street
"The Wedding Singer"
retains the sweet charm of its
cinematic ancestor while jeiti-
soning the movie's pop
-kohndtrack in favor of original
songs that capture the flavor
of the 1980s (although the
show doesn't mess with per-
fection; the movie's two origi-
nal songs, "Somebody Kill
Me" and "Grow Old With
You," are left intact). The
musical also retains a great
deal of the best dialogue from
"The Wedding Singer" is
no slavish imitation, however.
The new songs are clever in
some cases laugh-out-loud
funny and the performers
put a fresh spin on the materi-
That's particularly true of
the two leads, Matthew James
Gray and Michelle Myers. It .
would have been easy enough
for them to simply imitate
Sandler and Barrymore, but
both find something new in a
Gray's Robbie is a bit of a
goof, one of those guys who's
just off-kilter enough that
other people love having him
around. Gray knows when to
go for subtlety, however, and
he makes the audience feel
Robbie's pain and confusion
as he realizes his feelings for
Myers is like Barrymore
in one regard: As Julia, she ,
instantly makes the audience
understand why Robbie
would fall in love with hCr.'
Her performance is sweet,
understated and funny. In her
hands, Julia isn't some unat-
tainable goddess just a kind,
down-to-earth young woman
whom it's impossible not to
Gray and Myrers are
backed by a stellar suppor-t-
ing cast (Kevin T. Murphy,
Jenna Edison and L.A. Pouza
are particular standouts) pnd
assured direction by Tod
Booth. The stylish costumes
and simple, colorful sets sugi-
gest the 1980s without over-
whelming the audience with
detail. Replete with song,
dance, love, heartbreak andi
a great dinner to boot "The
Wedding Singer" is worth the
trip back in time.
Pirates set to invade
SActors from the nation's 8 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 3 at
longest running pr-ofessional 3 -p.m. Information and tick-
dinner theatre will take the ets are available at (904) 354-
stage with the Jacksonville 5547 or
Symphony Or-chestra for- a www~jaxsymphony.or-g.
special production of "Tlhe Ticket pr-ices are $26i, $31,
.Pirates of P-enzance," set to $41, $56 and $66.
invade Jacoby Symphony An ensemble of 20 actor-s
Hall at the Times-Union -and singers ar~e featured in
Center for the Performing .this semi-staged production
Arts on Oct. 1-3. (actors and sets downstage,
Conducted by Michael orchestra upstage).
But-ter man, a stellar cast "It is wonderful to see
from the new Alhambr-a our-musical theater pr~ofes-
Theatre & Dining under the sionals in operatic roles and
direction of Tod Booth will demonstrating their versatill-
sing and dance to live music ty," said Booth.
by the Jacksonville "'Pir~ates' has everything,
Symphony in one of Gilbert adds Jacksonville Symphony
& Sullivan's wittlest.comic Resident Conductor Michael
operettas. Butter man. "It's got great
The event is sponsored characters, witty dialogue,
by The Florida Times-Union. memorable tunes and just
Performances are Friday enough plot twists to keep
and Saturday, Oct. 1 and 2 at you guessing."
Show worth trip back in time to '80s
Chandra Solis will
perform a mon-
tage of dances
made famous in
the past century -
at the Council on
10 at the Atnelki
starting at 5:30 '
p.m. The' 10-10. -
10 date falls once
in a century, so
are available at
the Council on
South 18th St.
and the Chamber
ext. 117. Visit
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STATE OF FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT
DOCKET NO. 10-1-NOI-4501-(A)-(I)
The Department gives notice of its
Intent to find the Amendment to the
Cmpdreh nsibve ln for 1Nassa20 6 u
on July 12, 2010, IN COMPLIANCE,
pursuant to Sections 163.3184,
163.3187 and 163.3189, F.5.
The adopted Nassau County Comnpre.
hensive Plan Amendment and the De-
partment's Objections, Recommenda.
tians and Comments Report, (if any),
are available for public Inspection
Monday through Friday, except for
legal holidays, during 'normal business
hoursthattahne Neassau C unt10f~ficses of
Place, Yulee, Florida 32097.
Any affected person, as defined in Sec
tion' 163.3184, F.S., has a night to peti-
tion for an administrative hearing to
challenge the proposed agency deter-
mination that the Amendment to the
Nassau County Comprehensive Plan is
In Compliance, as defined in Subsec-
tion 163.3184(1), F.S. The petition
must be filed within twenty-one (21)
ad smaus incldl oon the ifor ato
and contents described in Unifoun Rule
28-106.201, F.A.C. The petition must
be filed with the Ag~ficiy Clerk, Depart-
mheu ard Oa mBmlevard, II lhass~ee5
F oal 12 9 1 an c p m ie
constitute a waiver of any right to re-
quest an5 rdnin trativ eredn a
the purpose of the administrative hear-
ing will be to present evidence and tes-
tlmony and forward a recommended
order to the Department. If no petition
is filed, this Notice of Intent shall
become final agency action.
If a petition is filed, other affected
persons may petition for leave to inter-
vene in the proceeding. A petition for
int envnto must be fbopeedfi I last
ing and must include all of the informa-
tion and contents described in Unifoun
Rule 28-106.205, F.A.C. A petition for
leave to Intervene shall be filed at the
Division of Administrative Hearings,
Department of Management Services,
1230 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee'
Florida 32399-3060. Failure to petition
to intervene within the allowed time
uder sect amic ot06 taned ad in
After an administrative hearing petition
Is timely filed, mediation is available
pru ast trooSubas cn 13189b ()
made a party to the proceeding by
filing that request with the administra-
tive law Judge assigned by the Division
of Administrative Hearings. The choice
of mediation shall not affect a party's
right to an administrative 'hearing
~5~ Mike McDaniel, Chief
Office of Comprehensive Planning
Department of Community Affairs
2555 Shumard Oak Boulevard
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2100
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24. 2010 CLASSIFIEDS News-Leader 5B
1BR/1BA MOBILE HOME on Linda
Rd. in Yulee. $450/mo. Ready now.
Call (904)206-1370, The Real Estate
BEACH CONDO 1BR Oceanfront 5.
Fletcher. Walkover, pool, covered park-
ing. $1295/mo. + elec. & cable. Short
or extended rental. (904)261-3035
4BR/3BA SINGLE FAMILY near
beach in quiet ctud-de-sac. Large 2 car
garage w/stomage. AII modern
appliances, breakfast area, Pergo wood
floors. fireplace, large deck & BBQ
area, f nced private loto.$9160%m o
firstname.lastname@example.org with phone #.
CORNER LOT HOUSE for rent. Two
story 4BR/3BA. Available in October.
TOWNHOME 3BR/3.5BA, gated
community w/pool, near beach. Can
be furnished. $1500/mo. References
4BR/2BA on quiet street. betw main
beach & historic downtown. Lg fenced
yard. Mature oaks. Pets welcome.
Avail. immed. $1250 (904)400-1303
3/2/2 HOME in Cartesian Pt.
1,700 s d. auil l$in 02005,Fr%
a~st )s~ecur 49 required. No smoking.
3BR/2.5BA Ocean view & pool, 1200
sq. ft. $1070/mo. + utilities. Call (904)
753-0256 or (904)509-6060-
CARTESIAN POINTE Accessible to
lax, St. Mary's & Amelia Island. 3BR/
2BA, 2-car garage, 1750sf open floor
plan. $1100/mo. (904)206-2841
3BR/2BA HOME Open floor plan.
Nice yard. Wildwood Cir., off of Old
Nassauville Rd. $1025/mo. Call (904)
BEAUTIFUL 4BR/3BA HOME in
North Hampton. Stainless steel appl.'
granite ontoertopa, fWrD. cpacio s
garage, ig screened porch overlooking
lake and fairway. Cable/intemet incl.
3BR HOUSE with pool, on south end
of. Island. $1500/mo. Call (904)318-
OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA and 2BR/1BA.
Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
Realtor, for special rates.
VACATION CHALET In N. Carolina
Mountains. River overlook, cozy, well
Brnise C1a3 sOi 7 16..Peaceful.
BEAITIFULY RENOVATED OFFICE
fumished rweepion area, fum-ished aKn-
femnce room, one assistants area, flie room,
copy room and large break room/kitchen.
Handicapped accessible with plenty of
parking. Sign-age at sidewalk on 8th Street
available, north and south side of sign.
Wirelerssintemet service. Call 491-1781.
LARGE OFFICE above the Palace
Saloon approx.. 275 sq ft. $400/mo.
DEERWALK Prime high visibility
location on A1A In O'Neal. 1250sf
units. Curtiss Lasserre Real Estate
LEXUS 2004 LX470 AWD, White/
tan interior,. GPS, CD, seats 8 people.
2008 R&T NEV Street legal. $8,000.
Call Mar at 225-9997 forfurther details.
"BACK TO THE FUTURE" DELOREAN
- for sale. $27,500/OBO. Flux capacitor
included. Call (904)321-7906.
601 Garage Sales
YARD SALE Sat. 9/25, 9am-12pm.
Trln UMCs% i h 8< Ash, across from
YARD SALE at O'Nleal Memorial
2aptst Church 474 r7 SR r20 t n Sc .
WATSON REALTY CORP. YARD
SALE Sat., 10/2, 8am-1pm. Benefit
for The Children's Home Society. Spots
available @ 1 for $20, 2 for $30. Great
b ceds to 0 t~o ch Chi den' Homell
3321 S. Fletcher Ave. Call Watson @
261-3986 for reservations and more
BOOK BLOWOUT SALE- Hardcovers
2/$1. Paperb~acks 3/$1. Inventory
closeout. Fri. & Sat., 8am-noon. 1303
FAMILY GARAGE S LE Su~at vis .
Commodore Point at Grey Heron Ct.
follow the signs.
YARD SALE Sat. 9/25, 8-12. Leather
ottoman, Sirius radio, rods, rod stand,
household. Quattlefleld Ln., first right
S. of Baxter's Restaurant in Amelia
City. Follow signs.
GARAGE SALE Sat. 9/25, 8am-
12pm. 12 S. 16th St. No Early Birds.
GARAGE SALE Sat., 8am-3pm.
Marsh Hen at Bamwell Rd. Tools,
building materials, furniture, plants,
household goods, upright freezer, misc.
MOVING SALE Appliances, furniture,
TV, clohsO knick-knacks, loSao ,tu f
Sun., 9am-? 3165 1st Ave., #19.
GARAGE SALE Lots of jaguar,
college football teams & NFL. New
merchandise 50% off. jaguar hats &
clothing 50% off. Come see us Sat.
9/18 & 25, 8-12. 75007 Edwards Rd.
(last house), past River Glenn
2-FAMILY GARAGE & ESTATE SALE
- Early birds welcome: Fri. 9/24 & S~t:
9/25, 7am-3pm. 3585 S. Fletcher
04Amelia Island Hm s
4BR HOUSE Great location. Gourmet
kit. Incl appl. Gas, pool, 1,578st beauti-
IIl (0)2 706 261-26280d0/OO
FSBO Lakefront, 132 Ocean Ri'dge Dr.
50x200' lot, 2-story, 3BR/2BA, 2000 sq.
ft., $285,000/OBO. Call (904) 261-4328.
FSBO with owner finance. Rent-2-
Own adorable 3/2 close to beach &
downtown. Call Terri (904)261-4743.
Visit www.OceanfrontArnelia.com for a
complete list, or call Bob Gedeon at
Oceanfront Realty (904)261-8870.
Waterfront Homes & Lots Call
(904) 261-4066 for information. C.H-
OPEN HOUSE - 96208 Oyster Bay Dr.,
2-5, Friday 9/24 MLS 50567, .4BR/
2.5BA, approx. 2,415 SF. Anne Barba-
nel, Broker Associate, Century 21 30hn
T. Ferreira & Son, Inc. (904)583-0734
FOR SALE Yulee, FL business
property w/1500sf bldg on paved
corner, 1 acre, zoned Cl on US17 S.
851 Roommate Wanted
OCEAN FRONT 2BR/2BA, L/T rental
w val ,n1.pao fosrhing plr Otennis,
electric, phone, & cable 583-2785
631 TARPON AVE. BR/2BA flat.
Pool, tennis, 2 blocks from beach.
$875. Nick Deonas Realty, Inc.
AMELIA ISLAND PLA`NTATION-
Fumished 2-stoly 2BR/2.5BA., Reno-
vated, brand new carpet. Sve pets only.
No smoking. $1300/mo.+utils. 491-5906
LONG TERM On island, 2BR/2BA, 2
biks from beach, screened porch, pool,
tennis B00/oootmni t~iliftilla f 1
STONEY CREEK 3BR/2.5BA town_
house, 1477 sq. ft., garage, screened
porch. $1100/mo. Darlington Realty,
AMELIA LAKES 2/2. $900/mo. Call
Don Brown Realty (904)225-5510
FOREST RIDGE 3BR/2BAi, ground
unit, appliances, including W/D, pool,
tennis. 1 yr lease. No smoking. $945/
mo. + deposit. Reference check. Call
96072 STONEY CREEK New 2BR/
rB, sto oiornlicarugarage, a~p/%oinc.
dep. Call 904-583-3477 or 476-8229.
RENT/RTO 2BR/1.5BA condo avail.
1.5 biks from beach. Completely re-
modeled. New appl's, pool & amenities
included. $900/mo. .912-269-3960
oBnR/BA AsMEiLA nLAKCESpet d e
appliances, tile, in gated community'
AMELIA LAKES CONDO -1BR/1BA.
Washer/dryer included. New paint/
carpet. $695/mo. (904)277-4959 or
OCEAN VIEWY CONDO (like new)
comer unit at 833A Tarpon Ave., 2BR/
1.5BA w/private courtyard. $1,150/mo.
SeaHorse Properties (904) 432-8184
FANTASTIC CONDO overlooking
pool, 2BR/2.5BA w/carport, block and
a half from beach. No smoking. Year's
lease'. Ref and credit check. $850 +
AMELIA LAKES CONDOs
nB /1al and te2 nBA deluxe ito do
24/7 fitness tr, resort-style pool,
tennis & more! Garden tub & lots of
u gds! Live the Ame aC Iak sn lire
at (904) 415-6969 for showing.
with vaulted ceilings, in gated com-
munit on Island. (9041277-1983.
house on Piney island
& Marshfront Lot on
LJttle Piney Island.
BOth for $325,000
Like getting the
|Of fOr fre61 .
steven Traver, Broker
Amella island Properties
MLS 44665 & 48935
Electric, water & garbage pickup
1 ROOM EFFICIENCY w/private
entrance, on Amelia Island Plantation.
$550/mo. Utilities included. Call Terri
At The Beach Upstairs 1BR apt.
$200 wk/$795 mo. + dep. Downstairs
$225 wk/$8s95 mo F dep. Incl utils/car
ble. Also other rentals avail. 261-5034
For Rent 2BR/1.5BA townhouse apt.
CH&A, stove, refrig., carpet.. $725/mo.
Deposit required. 828 Nottingham Dr
2012 FRIENDLY RD. 2BR/1BA apt.
$800/mo. + $800 deli. Washer/dryer
houC. II t (neihoro Available
2BR/2BA Luxury Condo Screened
patio, vaulted ceilings, FP, gated, com-
munity fitness center, pool, 16 acre
lake. $850/mo. Call Philip, 753-0701
1BR IN HISTORIC DISTRICT near
downtown. Newly refinished. 2nd floor
outside stairway. $600/mo. Includes
water & garbage pickup. 6 mo. lease.
No smoking. (904)806-3297
Affordable Living We are accepting
applications for our 1 & 2 bedroom, units.
Rent based on income. Apply at Post Oak
Apts., 996 Citrona De, Femandina Beach;
S(904)277-7817. Handicap Accessible
units available. This institution is an
equal opportunity provider and employer
LARGE STUDIO 1BR/18A in park
like setting. Very quiet. $135/wk.
Includes all utilities. No deposits Really
sharp. Call Robert (912)276-2001-
Y\LV~ ,~ ,ll
fenced, close to beach. Pets ,UTS I *
considered. Lawn care incl. Avail. 11/1.
$1550/mo. (571)201-5872 LS E R
4 Real Estate, Inc.
Real'llastat e In
I I\V II-I LULV ILI I.
*730 S. 14th St, -3BR/IBA
$900/mo. +utilities, $1,000
*1334 Atlantic' .Ave;
3BR/IBA. 1,243 approx. sq. ft.
*3BR/28A Home on Amelia
islandd with beautiful view of
Egans Creek. 1,534 approx. sq.
rd. e160/o nUti Includes
*2039A Nature's Walk -
'Attractive and clean 3BR/2BA,
split level townhouse, I,71 I
approx. sq, ft, $1,350/mo. +
utilities. Lease with possible
option to buy. *
*3BR/2BA horie, 95584
Alligator Creek Road 1,120
approx, sq.ft. $990/mo. + util.
.A~ FOR DA B LE
WEEKLY/MON~THLY 2BR/l BA
Oceanview. 487 S. Fletcher.
call for more information
GM UTILITY DIAMOND RIBBED
TOOLBOX Utility ladder rack, cargo
management system. Brand new. Call
(904)225-5621 or 583-3745.
610 Air Conditioners
HEAT/COOL Window units & ice ma-
chines, used all sizes w/warr. Repair
foc ena s. Kid OACs 51 ilgerator
624 Wanted To Buy
I BUY 3UNK CARS, HEAVY EQUIP-
MEPST, MACHINERY, & BIG TRUCKs
& TRACTORS FOR SCRAP CASH
PAID, (904)879-1190 / 705 8628
WANTED TO BUY your old class
rings wedding ban ,bigold sterlty
or 753-1058, or Kevin at 556-9056.
701 Boats & Trailers
14' CAROLINA SKIFF 2005, 25hp
Johnson tiller, new trailer, runs great.
703 Sports Equipment
NATIONAL ARMS SHOW Gun show
Sat. 9/25, 9-5 & Sun. 9/26,, 10 5
Atlanta.Exp Centeor (362505 ~oesoo
Trade. Info: (563)927-8176. ANF
ATLAS BASKETBALL GOAL Extends
n.' tO hegh Inllde 10w~ocbaasjsp a
RESIDENZTIAL LONG TERM RENTALS
SINGLE FAMHY HOMES ON ISLAND FURNISHED HOMES ON ISLAND CON'T
* 405 S. 17lth Street 3BR/1BA home withlarge fenced yard, close to 95023 Sandpiper Loop (Sandpiper Villas)- 3BR/4BA Fully fur
schools. $850 nished luxury townhouse with elevator, bonus room writh bar, and but-
244 Pnbrok riv BR/BA at ij-itcendinng oom fie- er's pantry Oceanfront community close to the Rits. $1995
place in living room. Screened porch overlooks the lake. Two car 3200 S. Fletcher Ave D-1 (Ocean Drines)- 2BR/2BA Fully fur-
garage. Glose to schools and shopping. $1100 nished ocean front condo. Ground floor unit just steps from the beach.
* 810 N. 15th Street 3BR/2BA Home with ceramic tiled floors gmd I uSSthie sptre tf ho The Surf Re tad t$140Ocean front patio and
crpeteddbedr ms. Large great room, screened porch, and fenced in cONO/OWHOE/PATMNy polfrtoehtsme as 10
c 1k8 dutot I~ed L nems t cBR3 a Rie rt hmes rit sppnare 185 Ca zatonnn S~trethAme Ta Pak 03BR/.B on air < 1me
tub and tile shower in bathrooms. Fireplace in great room, mahogany upstairs. Private courtyard in back. $1195
hardwood floors throughout with ceramic tile in bathrooms. Large win-
dows llow for natural liht and spectacular views of the river. Private 1582 Park Lane (Amelia Park) Studio apartment with new paint
outdoor in ground pool. $4395 and new carpet. Centrally located on the island. $650
SINGLE FAMILY HOMES -OFF ISLAND 2483 A First Avenue- 2BR/2BA Fully furnished duplex only a block
* 95823 Arbor Lane 3BR/1.5BA Brick home on large lot. Ceramic othbec.Bcpohwihhddbakrd$80
tile throughout. Fully fenced backyard. $995 214 eB] Ocean Driv 2BR/1 5BA Recently remiodeled nownhlouse
* 54 Eduerd ~add -IR2BA Riefrothouse oly 5 milnue sfrout be oo noring, and berber carpet. WID included. Private back
ovated kitchets, ceramic tile throughout. Fully fenced yard. $1395pa
* 807 TRaddin oa 3 R/2B Mduar hmec rdt bousstrom shppnand schosu Opn di hen oc lvig r it it00 v 13d
shed. Porch on front and back of home: $925*240AothFecr 2B/AOenfondwntisupe
FURNSHEDHOMS N ISANDBeautiful views, easy access to the beach. $1150
33 9eaG MarohmRoadt am e2sBAc Funsht pcondo inD he 2850 S. Fletcher UP 3Bll/1lBA Upstairs ocean front homea with
* 403 Tarpon Ave Unit 423 (Ocean Park) 2BR/28A Furnished beuilvew.Es csstthbeh $95
condo with ocean views only a short walk to the beach. ApprOx. 1800 2700 Mizell Avenlue Unit 304 (Amelia Woods)- 3BR/2.5BA\ Condo
sq.ft., this unit includes a washer and dryer, covered balcony, plus a 2 on10y ne block from the breach. Community pool and tennis court,
ear gaage with elevator access. Community pool, clubhouse, grills, 52 adie op(adie ils-B/.B onoe
* 3200 S. Fletcher Ave C-2 (Ocean Dunes)- 2BR/2BA Fully furnished on the ocean, julst north of The Ritz.ic'tainlezss steel appliances, gran
condo on 2nd floor. Fireplace in living rom. Covered backdeckover- itedcoulnt~rtops, double ownl. C ram ctile throughout. Covered front
looks community pool and has great ocean views. $1300 and rear patios, plus roo top pa $o.199s
If you are interested in rentmng your property, please give us a call,
BUSinOSS~i IS 0d and we need more inventory!
852 Mrobile Homes
AMRELBA ISULAUNsDvill A IO 6
month lease, + utilities. $1400/mo.,
up to 4 months, + utilities. Unique
Realty & Rentals (904)261-3900.
STATONER RVFOR ENT- Weekly
TRAILER FOR RENT -3BR/1BA, on
ao 80 d aosit e 4a 2 -23$nO/
(2) 3/2 MH'S (1) 1300sf, Nassau-
ville, $800/mo. + dep. (1) 1600sf,
Harts Rd. area, $850/mo. + dep. Lg
lot4. Pets OK. Well/ petic. '206-3423 -
Starting at $495/mo.
?I1~* *d W/D Connections
* Private Patio ar C os t
~"~1~ ~ Tennis Courts
,,* Close to shopping .
*20 minutes to Jacksonville
City Apartm~ents wit iounttry Chrm
Eastwoo ~ftaks "' M","..vEfs...'j s. so. d
Apartments Sat. /Sun. by Appt. '
Full Property Details, Photos and Commercial Listings Available At
COMMILERCIAL SMALL BUSINESS OFFICE SPACE
Southend Business Park I reni~ed heme n the Ritz Carlton and Amella Mland Planration. 'lvo spaces available. Fully
built ou ot Orks. MoElr\ In specJia price 1185.00 for 1018 si or $1,195.00 for 145 st with CAM.
ww.,- -.e,...... -.....onlr Lua .n~ro 1
4BR/4BA, 2,693 s.I.Townhome
Nip Galphin 277-6597
san2.ooo und 12os oceas ParX -
MLS#53408 Gorgeous 3/2 with ocean
viewal Joy McClane Horne 904-312-4517
Lanceford Lot $122,000 Package $321,00d #45603 Brad Goble 261-6166
Barrington 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
2006 BLUE SUZUKI MOTORCYCLE -
LOFTON POINTE 4/2, '2002sf. 650cc, lots of extras, with only 900
$1350/mo. Call Don Brown RealtY miles. $3,000. Call (904)225-5621 or
(904)225-5510 or 571-7177, 583-3745.
EGANS BLUFF N 3BR/2BA 2200 sf
~L(ICIUI3W~lllr uJ Trrlll ) FULLY FURNISHED ROOM Prefer
GARAGE SALE Sat. 9/25, 7:30am- older gentleman on SS or retired vet or
2999A First Ave. (comer of Simmons disabled vet. Call Chassy for details
and First). Lots of great stuff (904)583-5465. .
ROOMMATE WANTED to share nice
602 Articles for Sale house on island. $500/mo. Utilities
included. Call (904)415-1087.
*2,000 SF +/- in busy Five Points
Plaza at AIA and Sadler Rd. Great
retail froni~age with heavy foot trailic
and vehicle exposure.Will diaride to
"^Pprox 1,800 srf 183B S. 8th St
Adjacent` to Huddle House
$2250/mo lease + tax also consid-
* I,243 sq.ft. office at the corner of
Atlantic Ave. & 14th Street.
$1,200/mo. plus sales tax NN
1t .t texex ent loaio e
or small retail store. 5 private park-
ing places on site $1,500/m tax and
*Approx 850 SF by Fastiinal and
Peacock Electric in O'Neil, good
exposure on AIA. Gmeat for show
room or office space $1,350/mo +
*850785 US 17,Yulee 1sox300 lot
with a 1458 SF building & large paved
parking lot .$1,800/ma. + tax & util..
*850674 US 17 S, Yulee. 6,000 SF
Warehouse with office, 3 16'x20' roll
up doors and plenty of parking
$3,000/mo. + taxes and antility
SANDPIPER COURT -Camper for LARbGE 2BR/2BA lrgeemoad I na
Elnteritoai inclued n 04261w65 k.Carpoet 80/0mo. 3 3811100 sec.
.1843 Windswept Oaks Single family home in Ocean
Reach, arfge screened porch, with fenced back yard.
ClOse to the beach and shopping: Pets allowed. On
32308 Sunny Parke 1758 sf 3BR/2BA home located in
Flora Park. Screened patio. Large family room. W/D &
water softener. Pets allowed. Off Island. $1,295/mo
10 Sea Marsh 2944 sf. 3BlV3.5BR locatedl on A~melia
Island Plantation with formatl living and dining mroos
and den with fireplace. L~oft area. 2 car garage. Furnished
Of unfulrnished. No pets. On Island. $2400mlo
S96268 Park 30100 sf. 4BR/4.5BA two story home located
in Oyster Bay. Porches front and rear overlooking canal.
Gourmet kitchen. Bamnboo flooring throughout. W9D.
Yacht Club privileges. Pets, allowed. Off Island.
95208 Woodberry 4BR/3.SBA Summer Beach home
with tile 11000 tilfougiout and large bonus room.
Screened in lanli, 2 car galrage and community pool.
Lawn care and washer/dryer. On Island. $1,750/mlo
95141 Amalfl JlBR/2.58A town home located in the
Vil 25 O Fullmter Rec3C With community pool. Short walk
(O beach. Lawn care and washer/dryer Screened lanai.
Pets allowed. On Island. 31,4150/mo
Surf & Racquet #A110 1000 sf. IBlulBA1 condo with
ocean andl pool view. Furnishedl with all utilities. No pe~ts.
On Island. $1,400/mo
76195 Deer wood 2 story with nice size backyard
leading to, a pond. Front of house overlooks pond as well.
All BR are upstairs gong with a den/play room.
Downstairs: has LR/D)R and family room. Community is
very convenient to Kings Bay and Jacksonville. Pets ok,
86616 Meadowwood Well maintained 1B~RBA home
on cul-de-sac lot in the community of Meadowfleld. Split
floor plan with Hiscany wine region decor. Large screen
porch overlooking wide fenced backyard. Off Island. Pets
96196 Long Island 1800 st ~BBHBA with office or 4Ith
BR located on cul-de-sac in Nassau L~akes. Tile
throughout. Family room with fireplace. Kitchen with
breakfast area. Covered anai. Lawni care. Pets allowed.
O~ff slandl. $1,350/mo
86624 Meadowwood 1902 sf 3BR/2BA on cul-de-sac.
Bonusifamily room with split floor plan. Security,
irrigation with huge back yard. Pets allowed. Off Island.'
2157 Pebble Beach 1992 sl. 3BR/2.5BA town home in
Cape Sound. Hardwoods and carpet throughout. Great
Island location! Pets allow~ed. On Island. $1,250/mo
1719 Delorean 1407 st. 3BR/2BA Single family home
located on cul-de-sac lot with fencd back yard. Open
floor plan, screened in porch. Close to shopping,
schools and restaurants and beach. No pets. On Island.
2362 Boxwood 1460 sf. IBlvilBA condo located on
Amelia Island Plantation. Community pool. All utilities
accept cable included. Pets allowed. On Island.
3019 Club Vilas 1500 sf. Marsh front condo on the
Amella Island Plantation with views of the Oak Marsh
Golf Course. Open and plenty of fight In this 2 bedroom
unit with community pool. Pets allowed. On Island.
96679 Arrigo 1624 sE 3BR/2BA home with well
appointed kitchen overlooking family room. There is a
breakfast area as well as dining room to go along with
the split bedroom plan. Large Ilat backyard with covered
lanai. Pets ok. Off Island. $1,000/mo
Amelia Lakes #1622 1345 sf. 3BRi28A second floor
condo. Grated community with pool, tennis and workout
center. Pets: allowed. Off Island. $950/mo
Amelia Lakes #423 1143 st. 28R2BA condo with
fireplace. Gated community with pool. tennis and
workout center. Pets allowed. O~ffIsland. $850/mo
314 S. 14th 836 sq. ft. 28R/1.5BA Island cottage home
with over sized fenced in back yard and large deck for
Pets allowe~d. On Island. $800/mo
939 N. Fletcher 816 sq. ft. 2BW1I.BA beach town
house. Pets allowed. On Island. $650/mo
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