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Ex-con held
News Leader
James Turnage Jr., named a "per-
son of interest" in the disappearance of
Yulee resident Kirk Westfall, was taken
into custody in Vineland, N.J. along
:with Westfall's car Thursday afternoon,
:the Nassau County Sheriff's Office
.announced. Two detectives were en
'route to New Jersey, hopping the first
flight out, according to Westfall's girl-
friend Cindy Colson;
"At least~:
(Turnage) is no
longer on the run,"
she said. Westfall's ..
son Kasey gave
authorities permis- .---
sion to search the U. S.
car, Colson added. k.
announced Tuesday Westfall
night that they had
tracked Turnage, 44,
to New Jersey
through his use of a
cell phone. They had :
already issued an
arrest warrant. '
Now family and '."
friends are focused N
on finding Westfall, i
51, who remains
mIn.-:.. ci,.-:ll ,,n T Turnage
week after his disap- --
A candlelight vigil is scheduled to
start between 10 and 10:30 p.m.
tonight following Kasey's Yulee High
School football game against Bolles.
The vigil will be held just outside the
family's trailer in a cul-de-sac at the
end of Radio Avenue in Yulee. It will be
officiated by a pastor from the Journey
Church and anyone wishing to speak
will have the opportunity, according to
Westfall was last seen at Kasey's
football game at West Nassau High
Oct. 8.
Much of the focus of the investi-
gation, at least publicly, has been in
locating Turnage, but Colson said the
family is trying to put together organ-
ized searches for Westfall, and a web-
site dedicated to finding his where-
abouts could be forthcoming. The
father of three is described as 6 feet,
1 inch with a gray beard and a reced-
ing hairline.
Westfall's family has also set up an
account with VyStar Credit Union for
help with their search. The account
number is SV702842986.
The sheriff's office announced
Sunday it was looking for Turnage
WESTFALL Continued on 3A


Ceramic insect pen-
dants and ornaments by
Serge Hung of Clerthont
await new owners, top,
at the first Amelia Island
Autumn Fine Arts
Festival held Saturday
and Sunday on Centre
Street, sponsored by the
Island Art Association.
The Historic Fernandina
Business Association
also held an "October
Fest" celebration near
the riverfront. Proceeds
from the events will go
to support nonprofit
community art and
downtown business
Above, artist Regina
Boger displays her
handmade ceramic and
sterling silver earrings.
Above left, Linda Wilson
minds the booth that
displayed husband
Howard's fine woodcut-
Left, Lee Anne Lott
enjoys some of the
whimsical art on dis-




News Leader
A contract to pay local attorney
Buddy Jacobs $6,250 per month, plus
expenses, for city lobbying services
has been approved once again by city
This will be the third fiscal year
the city will pay $75,000 annually for
Jacobs to lobby for federal stimulus
funds for various city projects.
Although the contract states that
Jacobs' law firm, Jacobs, Scholz &
Associates, "shall provide a monthly
activity sheet detailing work per-
formed," City Attorney Tammi Bach
said the city has not received such
The lobbying
contract also states
the city attorney is
to provide a written
List of projects kfo
which the city is
seeking federal and
state funds. Jacobs
is also required by Jacobs
contract to submit
estimated travel
expenses to the city, not to exceed
$10,000 annually. According to City
Clerk Mary Mercer, no travel expens-
es have been provided so far.
Commissioner Jeffrey Bunch ques-
tioned the lack of written documenta-
tion at the Oct. 5 meeting. Jacobs told
him in explanation that his law firm
had "talked to commissioners as xw:
went along ... to tell you that some-
thing is in the works.":-e admitted
that he had not been providing the
city with regular reports, but sail Ihis
office would begin to do so.
Bach said the city was "disap-
pointed in not getting a written report"
about stimulus projects Jacobs was
responsible for acquiring. Her expla-
nation vas that "lobbyists have to be
careful of (revealing) the details" "when
According to Bach, she and Cit
Manager Michael Czymbor have me e
with Jacobs several times to discuss
projects, but she has never given
Jacobs project lists on a regular basis,
nor met with him alone.
"We don't have an" actual list" of
projects, Bach said, but she added that
city commissioners at the meeting
approved leaving the contract lan-
guage the same nevertheless.
Jacobs said after the meeting that
he had received a master list of proj-
ects fr-om the city.
Bach's office did provide a list
dated Oct. 29,2008 of "proposed locus
areas for the lobbyist firm to assist
the City of Fernandina Beach in obtain-
ing grants, financial aid and rIegulato-
ry assistance from the Federal, State,
Elected Officials and Agencies."
That list included several items
JACOBS Continued on 3A1

Vietnam veteran cycling to raise awareness

Milton native Al Melvin stands on the pier at the Fernandina Beach
Marina the northernmost point of the East Coast Greenway at
the end of the first leg of his 1,172-mile bike trip up and down the
East Coast of Florida.


A Milton native cycling the iii'i,
East Coast Greenway stopped in
Fernandina Beach Thursday. Al
Melvin, a 63-year-old Vietnam veteran,
is making thle trip to raise money- fko
the American Legion, call attention to
veterans' health issues'and salute
those currently serving in the armed
Melvin started his 1,172-milejour-
ney Oct. 1 in Fort Pierce, cycling north
toward Fernandina Beach. From
there, he turned around and headed
south. His route will take him to Key
West, then back up to Fort Pierce.
Though his time on Amelia Island
was brief, Melvin said he enjoyed it.
"One of the :IliL.- I wanted to do
was look at portions of this trail and
bring folks back to bike some of the
nicer parts," he said. "I'm sure Amelia
Island would be an area of our interest.

7lostlOpounds in
training and Ihave no
idea what I weigh now -
but I know I've shucked a
few pounds.'

My wife and I love this kind of town."
Melvin was a helicopter pilot tor
most of his life, until a severe back
injury grounded him a few years ago.
He said he discovered cycling after a
long period of enforced inactivity.
"My weight spiked to 230 pounds
and then I said, 'I've got to do some-
thing,'" he said. "I lost 10 pounds in
training and I have no idea what I
weigh now but I know I've shucked
a few pounds."

Cycling, he discovered, look pain ful
vertical pressure off his injured back
and allowed him to gel back into
shape. He decided to bike 1the ast
Coast Greenway- a trail system run-
ning the length of the state to raise
money for Milton's American I.egion
Post 78, which is planning to build a
shelter for homeless veterans.
"I trained for two months on a 20-
mile trail in my community," h said
The ride itself has been a challenge
he added. Towing a 100-pound trailer,
Melvin faced strong head winds for
most of his journey n i
"These winds have been steady,'" I
said. "It's like climbing uphill tlle whole
Since the trip is about veterans
health issues, Melvin has madet it :i
point to talk to vets at his sloppiiing
points. He said many were unawarre o1
the health care options to which t hir
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FRIDAY, October 15, 2010 NEWS News-Leader


Thomas Arline Jr.
Thomas Arline, Jr., 67, a resident of
Folkston, Ga., and native of Callahan, Fla.,
passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Oct.
11, in Macclenny, Fla.
Thomas was born on December 28, 1942
in Callahan, Fla. to the late Thomas Arline,
Sr. and Juanita White Arline. He was edu-
cated in the public schools of Nassau
County and was a graduate of Pine Fori'est
High School in Callahan, Fla. He was
employed with John Estell Logging Co. of
Callahan, Fla. and was a member of Mt.
New Home Missionary Baptist Church in
Folkston, Ga.
He leaves to cherish his memories: a
loving wife, Cathy Wiggs Arline, Folkston,
Ga.; five children, Lovette (Mario) Felix,
Maudlin (Tracy) Home and Thomas Mark
(Jennephen) Arline, all of Jacksonville, Fla.,
Juanita (Jackie) Gordon, Hilliard, Fla. and
Tureisha Thomas, Folkston, Ga.; a mother-
in-law, Minnie Lee Wiggs, Folkston, Ga.;
two sisters-in-law, Susie (Robert) Atwater
and Angel Redmon, both of Folkston,
Ga.; four brothers-in-law, William Wiggs
III, Atlanta, Ga., Bruce Wiggs, Earl
(Patricia) Wiggs, and Curtis Wiggs, all of
Folkston, Ga.; 11 grandchildren; threegreat-
grandchildren; a host of aunts, uncles,
nieces, nephews and other relatives and
Visitation will be held today, Friday, Oct.'
15, at Mt. New Home Missionary'Baptist
Church, 614 Dixie Lake Rd., Folkston, Ga.,
from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Remains will lie in state
one hour prior to services on Saturday.
Funeral service will be held Saturday,
Oct. 16, at Mt. New Home Missionary
Baptist Church at 3:00 p.m. Interment will
be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Folkston, Ga.
RoyalFuneralHome./esup. Ga.

Harold Clemons Sr.
Harold Clemons, Sr., 71, passed away
Wednesday morning, October 13, 2010 at
the Community Hospice Morris Center in
Jacksonville, FL
He was born August 7, 1939 in
Fernandina Beach and has been a lifelong
resident of the area. He was a member of
First Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach
and a member of the W.R. Price Sunday
School Class. Mr. Clemons was a Deputy
Sheriff with Madison County, Florida in
the early 1960's, a Nassau County deputy
sheriff in the mid '60's and a Fernandina
Beach motorcycle police officer in the late
'60's. He also worked at Smurfit Stone
Container Corporation for 29 years.
He enjoyed repairing jewelry and watch-
es and was a collector of antiques and coins.
Mr Clemons loved spending time with his
family and enjoyed traveling. He lived his
life to the fullest.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years,
Ginny Clemons of Fernandina Beach, FL;
his children, Karen Pelham (Bill) if
Jacksnvilk, FL, Mark Thornton iDee Det)
of Fernandina Beach, FL, Stacey Dye
(Jason) of Cullman, AL, Hal Clemons, Jr. of
Jacksonville, FL,Julie Sims of Jacksonville,
FL and Judy Robinson (Keith), also of
Jacksonville, FL; a sister, Ruthie McGuirt
(George) of Fernandina Beach, FL; 13
-grandchildren, two great-grandchildren;
his loyal friend, Don Lancaster; and his
beloved cat, Snickey.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00
p.m. today, Friday, October 15, at First
Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach,
1600 South 8th Street, with Rev. Jeff
Overton officiating. Interment with military
honors will follow in' Bosque Bello
The family will receive friends from 1:00
p.m. until the time of service today at the
Messages of condolence may be left at
www.greenpinefuneral.com. In lieu of flow-
ers the family prefers that memorial dona-
tions be made to the First Baptist Church
Building Fund, 1600 S. 8th St., Fernandina
Beach, FL 32034.
Green Pine Funeral Home

Betty Deitzler
On September 24, 2010, after loving
goodbyes from her four children and six

grandchildren, Betty Deitzler passed away
peacefully. Betty departed under the watch-
ful eyes of her two daughters as the early
morning moonlight beamed through her
bedroom window at The Haven in Cedar
Grove. Betty was 87, and will join her
husband, Jim Deitzler, whom she has
dearly missed since he died December 22,
Betty was a graduate of Penn State
University and Marshall University
Graduate School. She last worked at
Montrose Grade School, South Charleston,
where she volunteered as a librarian for
many years before actually being employed
in the position. Betty and Jim lived and
raised their children on Massey Circle in
South Charleston.
Before Jim died, Betty and Jim enjoyed
Daily walks in South Charleston, often
accompanied by a "granddog," which over
the years included Sophie, Abraxas, Shad,
Passion and finally, Mokie.
Betty was a gentle guide to countless
children who passed through the doors of
her library room at Montrose School. She
loved to help others, particularly the young
and the old. At her home on Massey Circle,
Betty fed birds and nurtured whatever ani-
mal might wander into her presence. She
very much enjoyed bringing plants to life
and watching them grow, both throughout
her home and outside in her garden.
After leaving Massey Circle, Betty spent
her last years with loving assistance and
care from Patty and Elbie Thurman and
their Haven staff, to whom Betty's children
will be forever grateful.
Betty and Jim are survived by their four
children, Susie (Carter) Fletcher of
Fernandina Beach, Fla., Harry (Kathe)
Deitzler of Charleston, and Becky (Paul)
SFlaherty and Ed (Celeste) Deitzler of South
Charleston. They have six grandchildren,
Beka and Jessica Fletcher, Erin and Brad
Deitzler, Liz (Brian) Wallis and James
Deitzler. Betty is also survived by her sis-
ter, MaryTomlinson; and was predeceased
by her sister, Alice Flewelling, both in
Betty believed in peace, justice, free-
dom and dignity for all people. She was an
advocate for the empowerment of women.
Betty exemplified a woman's right to choose
her own destiny.
In memorial, contributions may be
made to the Charleston YWCA, 1114
Quarrier Street, Charleston, WV 25301..
A celebration of Betty's life and visitation
with Betty's family will be held October 30
from noon to 2 p.m. at the Hill, Peterson,
Carper, Bee & Deitzler law firm building,
500 Tracy Way, NorthGate Business Park,

Ralph LesterSluder
Ralph Lester Sluder of St Marys, Ga.,
age 69, born in McComas, W.Va., went
nhi. i1..'be with the Lord on Tuesday morn-
ing, Oct. 12-li, IflIO in Winston-Salem, N.C.
aftervacationing with his Great Love, Ruth,
in their Pennsylvania home, which he had
a great love and passion for.
He spent many years
bringing his children and
grandchildren there to
share in one of his great
pleasures in life. Coaching
Baseball too was his pas-
sion. He dedicated 17 years
to the boys at Yulee Little
League. He was always at the ballpark.
Many remember his annual trip with his
team to the hunting camp. He was one of 3
coaches that built the Senior Boys fieldoso
they would have a place to play.
He was an avid sportsman and was a
founding member of Buck Fever Sportsman
Club. He loved fishing, hunting and camp-
ing. He was an adventurous man and loved
traveling across the United States. Any
activity where his family was involved. He
was the ultimate family man.
Ralph was a mechanic at Terminal Bag,
retiring after 40 years. Preceding him in
death were his parents, Alger M. Sluder
and IJllian Dunford Morrison, his sister,
Kathleen Shrewsbery, and-his daughter,
Teresa L. Taylor.
He leaves behind his wife, affectionate-.
ly known as Doll, of 42 years, Ruth L Sluder,

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and his children: O'Vida Cdnley of St.
Marys, Ga., Rebecca Taylor of St. Marys,
Ga., Karen Abbott (Ralph) of Jacksonville,
Vince Taylor of Fernandina Beach, Brenda
Lang (Hank) of Texas, Ralph Sluder, Jr.
(Lisa) of Callahan, Susan Davis (Grady) of
Fernandina Beach; his 20 grandchildren:
Melissa, Shawn, Tommy, John, Kerri,
Kimmy, David, Brandon, Josh, Hunter,
Gage, Kayla, Brandy, Christine, Rachel,
Nicholas, Amanda, Chip, Dewayne and
Phillip; and 17 adoring great-grandchildren.
He also leaves behind five brothers: Larry
Sluder (Jackie), Jimmy Sluder (Lillian),
Earl Sluder, Gary Sluder (Melba), and
Bobby Sluder (Baby); two sisters: Shelby
Edge (Wally), and Lorraine Bradley; and
numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and
His wife and children wish to express
their deep love and gratitude for a
great life, well lived. A piece of each and
every one of us will be missing, until we are
reunited with him in Heaven. He was our
Funeral services will be held at 11:00
a.m. Saturday, October 16, in the Stephens
Chapel of Green Pine Funeral Home with
Rev. Larry Osburn officiating. Interment
will following Green Pine Cemetery. There
will be a reception at Living Waters
Outreach Center immediately following the
The family will receive friends from 6:00
until 8:00 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.
Messages of condolence .may be left at
Green Pine Funeral Home

Lora Jean Williams
LoraJean Williams, 48, passed away on
October 5, 2010 at Memorial Hospital in
Jacksonville, FL
Mrs. Williams was born
in Fernandina Beach, FL
on March 15, 1962, to Mr.
and Mrs. Aldo Brown, Sr.
She was a 1980 graduate of
Fernandina Beach High
School, 1985 graduate of
the University of South
Florida (Tampa, FL) with a Bachelor's
Degree in Electrical Engineering, and a
2000 graduate of the University of Phoenix
with a Master's -Degree in Organizational
She began her career with Florida Power
and Light in Bradenton, Florida, and later
relocated to Jacksonville where she con-
tinued her engineering career with JEA
and advanced to the position of Director of
Enterprise Architecture.
Lora Williams was a member of Bethel
Baptist Institutional Church where she was
an ordained Elder. At Bethel, she served
faithfully as director of the New Members
Orientation Ministry, a'trainer for teachers
seeking InStep Certification, a technical
support team leader, a teacher, and a
She was a member of the Sigma Gamma
Rho Sorority and was also a Mary Kay
She is preceded in death by her hus-
band, Frederick Williams, and Mother,
Jeanette Calhoun Brown.
Mrs. Williams is survived by her father,
Aldo Brown, Sr.; one sister, Sharon Jamison;
four brothers, Aldo, Jr. (Ella), Kevin
(Corliss) all of Fernandina Beach, Michael
(Darlene) of Memphis, TN, and Edward
(Tia) of Jacksonville; a step-daughter,
LaTangie Williams; two grandchildren,
Melayja and Melik Little of Jacksonville;
two God-children, Johnise L Duncan and
Myles Mason; a best friend, Mary Guyton
Baker, and a host of nieces, nephews, other
relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 pm
tonight, Friday, October 15, 2010, in the
historic sanctuary at Bethel Baptist
Institutional Church, 215 Bethel Baptist
The homegoing service will be held
Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 11:00 am at
Bethel, and the.interment will beheld at
Whispering Pines Cemetery in Yulee, FL
The repast will be in the multipurpose room
at Bethel.
JE Fralin & Sons Funeral Services



Alcoholics Anonymous
meetings for people who
have, or think they may
have, a drinking problem are
held Mondays at noon and
Saturday at 10 a.m. at St.
Peter's Episcopal Church,
corner of Eighth Street and
Atlantic Avenue. All meet-
ings are held in classroom
201 behind the church.
A fashion show and silent
auction is scheduled from 5-7
Sp.m. Oct. 16 at Maurice's in
Yulee to benefit Penny
Garner, who is suffering
from serious health issues.
An account has been opened
at Regions Bank. To donate
inform the teller the contri-
bution is for the benefit of
Penny Garner. The account
number is 014268258.

United Waykickoff
United Way of Northeast
Florida's kickoff for the 2010
Community Campaign will
be held Oct. 20 at the Betty
P Cook Nassau Center,
76346 William Burgess
Blvd., Yulee. Breakfast is at 8
a.m. and the program at 8:20
a.m. Learn how United Way
is changing lives in Nassau
SCounty. Reservations requir-
ed. RSVP by today at www.
uwnefl.org/nassau-rsvp or
call Rhoda at (904) 390-3215.
Time change
The regularly scheduled -
third Wednesday meeting of
the Nassau County
Commission, scheduled for
Oct. 20 in chambers at the
James S. Page Governmental
Complex on Nassau Place in
Yulee, will start at 10 a.m.
rather than 9'a.m. The meet-
ings are open to the public.
Gun courses
Gary W. Belson Asso-
ciates Inc. offers gun courses
at the Range & Educational
Training Center in Nassau
County. A Concealed Wea-
pon License Course will be
offered Oct. 17 at 2 p.m.; Oct.
21 at 5:30 p.m.; and Oct. 23 at
9 a.m. A Basic with Defen-
sive Tactics Course will be
offered Oct. 16 at 7:45 a.m.
For information and
scheduling contact Belson at
491-8358, 476-2037 or gbel-
son@bellsouth.net. Visit
AARP will offer a Driver
Safety Program from 8:45
a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19 at
First Presbyterian Church in
Fernandina Beach, designed
for drivers 50 and older.

Upon completion, you will
save on your auto insurance.
Fee is $12 for AARP mem-
bers and $14 for others. Call
261-3837 to register.
Keeping Kids Safe
The Keeping Kids Safe
Project by S.I.P. Kids will be
in Yulee on Oct. 22 and 23 to
provide free digital finger-
printing and photos for all
children in the showroom at
Rick Keffer Dodge Chrysler
Jeep, 464037 State Road 200,
Yulee, from 3-7 p.m. Friday
and 10 a.m.14 p.m. Saturday.
The event is free.
Local organizations are
invited to help educate chil-
dren and their families how
to avoid unsafe situations.
There will be free face paint-
ing, balloons, cookies and
juice. CallJacki Powers at
(319) 268-4111 or email
Food Addicts
The Wednesday 7 p.m.
meeting of Food Addicts
Anonymous (FAA) will con-
tinue as usual at the Alachua
Club located at Third and
Alachua streets in Fernan-
dina Beach (use Third Street
entrance). However, FAA will
suspend its Monday 9:30
a.m. meeting at the Alachua
Club indefinitely beginning
Nov. 1. Suggestions may be
directed to Nancy at 310-
6806 or Jackie at 310-6680.
Dinner network
'The Yulee Interfaith
Dinner Network serves
meals to the homeless and to
others in need every Thurs-
day from 5-7 p.m. Beginning
Nov. 2, the meal service will
also be provided qt the same
hours on Tuesdays. The
meals are served at the old
Yulee Middle School, corner
of US 17 and Pages Dairy
Road. For information call
277-3950. The Dinner
Network is sponsored by the
Coalition for the Homeless of
Nassau County.
Bereaved parents
The Bereaved Parents
Support Group on Amelia
Island meets at 7 p.m. on the
first Thursday of each month
at the Parish Hall in St.
Peter's Episcopal Church in
dowiitown F-rnaridina (cor-
ner of Atlantic Avenue and
Eighth Street).
The meetings are open
for the benefit of parents of
Nassau County and sur-
rounding areas who have
suffered the loss of a child.
Please, call Penny Kelley
(261-8632) or Mary Martha
Embry (206-0177) for more
information if needed.

The Nassau County
Volunteer Income Tax
Assistance (VITA) program is
looking for volunteers for the
2010 tax season.
The VITA program pro-
vides free electronic and paper
income tax filing assistance for
low to moderate income and
elderly tax filers and has been
in place for more than eight
years in Nassau County help-
ing over 400 tax filers in need
of assistance.
If you have a financial back-
ground, tax preparation expe-
rience or have several years
of filing your own tax return
using commercially available

511 Ash Street,
Ferandina Beach, FL 32034
(904) 261-3696 Fax 261-3698
Website for email addresses:

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Thursday, 3p.m.
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Classified Ads: Monday, 5:00 p.m."
Classified Display: Friday, 3 p.m.
Legal Notices: Friday, noon
Retail Advertising: Friday, 3 p.m.
Classified Ads: Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.
Classified Display: Tuesday, 5 p.m.
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computer software, the pro-
gram could use your help.
Volunteers will be provid-
ed with IRS study material, tax
preparation software, tax pub-
lications and must pass certi-
fication tests. The assistance
program will start in late
January 2011 and run through
April 15 at two locations: The
Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center on Tuesdays and
Thursday from 1-5 p.m. and
the Peck Center on
Wednesday from 4-8 p.m.
Please note that the program
has moved from the Council
On Aging and the MLK Center
to these new locations.
Study material, software
and publications will become
available in November. If you
would like to be a part of this
community program, please
contact Don Edlin at 261-4065.


0 A crew from
50 Brunswick, Ga.,
installed new pil-
YEARS ings on the north
........................... end of the city
docks, damaged years earlier
by a minesweeper.
October 13, 1960
5 The county com-
25 mission approved
changes allowing
YEARS the developer to
---- add an 18-hole golf
course to its 451-acre
Summer Beach resort com-
October 16, 1985

S County officials
S and construction
contractors broke
YEARS ground for the new
-...--- jail in Yulee, the
first phase of a planned judi-
cial complex.
October 18, 2000

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FRIDAY, October 15, 2010 NEWS News-Leader

Continued from 1A
under "Beach Renourish-
ment Fund (and) Waterfront
Redevelopment," as well as
projects for the police and-
fire departments, the down-
town post office, construc-
tion of a civic center, golf
course improvements and a
new library.
The master list also
included airport improve-
ments, Community Develop-
ment Block Grants, parks
and recreation projects,
stormwater improvements
and assistance dealing with
state and federal agencies.
Jacobs said later that city
projects resulting from fed-
eral stimulus money include
resurfacing on North 14th
and North Eighth streets, at
a cost of $600,000.
Jacobs said he was also
behind a rehabilitation
project for two taxiways at
the municipal airport.
Commissioners at the meet-
ing approved a bid for the
taxiway rehab project a
direct result of federal stim-
ulus money, according-to
Jacobs at a cost of $1.119
Jacobs said he was also
working on a final agreement
with the U.S. Postal Service
to acquire the historic post
office on Centre Street. A
draft agreement presented
by Jacobs to the city in June
required the city to renovate
the post office's space in the
building, and lease that space
back to the post office for $1
a year for 100 years. Those
terms, Jacobs said, are still
being negotiated. Jacobs'
partner Richard Scholz is
also going to Washington,
D.C., to work on an earmark
of $1.950 million for infra-
structure work on storm
drainage at the city water-
front, Jacobs said.
Bach said Jacobs provides
an invoice for $6,250 from
the city each month, which
he receives automatically.

Continued from 1A
service entitled them. -
"I've met many veterans
on this trip," he said. "...
Every veteran I talked to was-
n't aware that they should
get ad Agent Orange screen-
ing at government expense."
Melvin said that despite
the challenges, the trip has
been rewarding.
"It's been very interest-
ing," he said. "One of my
goals was to evaluate the
Greenway trail. A lot of peo-
ple don't know about it yet."
He also encouraged the
continued expansion of
Amelia Island's portion of the
"Part of the allure of bik-
ing is we're not wasting ener-
gy, and we're getting a fat
nation healthy," he said. "A
bicyclist is going to be in
your community for more
hours in a day than a
motorist. A cyclist is going
to stop at every convenience
store along the way, whereas
a motorist might be five
counties down before he
stops for gas."
Melvin's progress can be
tracked on his blog,
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Kirk T. Westfall (shown on left), 6'1", white male, with
grey beard, 51 years old.
Person of interest (shown on right): James Perry
Turnage Jr. White mae, 511" weighing 189 LBS. brown
hair and hazel eyes. Last seen driving victim's 2003
Green Buick Lesabre, FL Tag #595 7GF, as shown below,
with slight front end damage. Person of interest has ties
to Chesterfield, South Carolina.


The family of Kirk Westfall is distributing this poster
in hopes of finding answers about the missing father
of three.

Continued rom 1A
after he and Westfall disap-
peared and Westfall's family
found a pool of blood in their
home on Saturday.
A green mountain bike
that Turnage used to ride
around the neighborhood also
was missing, Colson said.
Turnage reportedly was
spotted by police Sunday after-
noon in Chesterfield, S.C.,
driving by himself in Westfall's
2003 dark green Buick
LeSabre. But he eluded
authorities in a large state for-
est area.
Turnage was released
Aug. 10 from a one-year prison
sentence for criminal mischief
and had been staying on
Westfall's property for about a
month, according to the
Florida Department of
Corrections. He was also sen-
tenced to a year and three
months in -prison in 2004 for
sale or delivery of cocaine,
according to the DO(C.
Kasey Westfall told
Jacksonville media his father
met Turnage through a mutu-
al friend who was trying to
help Ihe convicted felon get
his life back together.
"Myself and Kyle (Kirk
Westfall's middle son) ind var-
ious friends have devoted
many hours to searching for
Kirk," Colson said in an email
Wednesday evening. "Kirk
must be found and brought
home to his family. Kirk loved
his family and friends deeply
and he touched many lives.
He had a kind, giving heart
and was strong in his faith in

Kirk loved hfis
family and friends
deeply and he
touched many lives.
He had a kind, giv-
ing heart and was
strong in his faith in
God I am driven,
and determined, to
do everything in my
power to find him,
as he would expect
me to do.'

God. I am driven, and deter-
mined, to do everything in my
power to find him, as he would
expect me to do."
"Over 100 friend requests,
over 50 messages and I don't
know how many notifica-
tions," a post on Kasey
Westfall's Facebook page
reads. "But I hope it all isn't in
vain. It's a bit to handle, and
not being able to answer
everyone's questions stinks,
but I hope I see everyone that
can make it at the candlelit
vigil (tonight) after the game."
Authorities are urging any-
one with information that
could help them locate
Westfall to contact their local
law enforcement agency or
call First Coast Crime
Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

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Fair this year features

new rides, entertainment

Community Newspapers

Cool, crisp autumn nights
signaled the start of the
Northeast Florida Failr
Thursday just north of Callahan
as the midway opened at 6 p.m.
for a sneak peek.
The fair's midway and gates
officially open today at 5 p.m.
and the fair concludes Oct. 24.
This year's fair features new
midway rides, the return of
dairy exhibitions, an expansive
poultry exhibit and new enter-
tainment, according to North-
east Florida Fair Association
vice president and livestock
manager Gil Quarrier.
"We haven't had dairy cattle
for at least 10 years," Quarrier
said. "We've got a lot more poul-
try, almost 200 birds repre-
senting all types of poultry."
He added that fair organiz-
ers have installed new side-
walks and security fencing,
added new lighting in parking
areas and spruced up some of
the buildings.
"We've done a'lot of paint-
ing, fixing and repairs,"

'We've done a lot ofpainting,
fixing and repairs.'

Quarrier said.
A variety of entertainment
acts from wrestling to a magi-
cian to country, gospel, blue-
grass and pop musicians are
scheduled to perform. A talent
show, beauty pageant and go-
kart racing are also planned.
Already active in numerous
fair exhibits, the Nassau County
4-H County Council is working
on a community pride service
project, G.R.E.E.N., Great
Recycling and Environmental
Education in Nassau.
The project includes teach-
ing students about the envi-
ronment, fundraising for 4-H
and transforming a section
alongside the Nassau County
Extension Office in Callahan
into an environmental educa-
tion area.
Club members will collect
aluminum cans and plastic bot-

ties during the fair, with all pro-
ceeds going toward the
expense of creating the envi-
ronmental education area.
Fair visitors are urged to
put recyclable items in the
designated bins near food ven-
dors and in the agricultural
Premium and rulebooks are
available at the Northeast
Florida Fair Association office,
Callahan Town Hall, the
Greater Nassau County
Chamber of Commerce, Farm
Bureau and Eason's Feed and
Western Wear.
Admission to the fair is $5
for ages 13 years and up, $3 for
ages 6-12 and free for children
5 and younger.
A special promotion is
featured each night at the
fair. To' learn more, visit

Series tackles human trafficking

Florida is ranked third in the
nation for states with the most
human trafficking cases. In the
United States, runaways and
foster children are at the great-
est risk for being human traf-
ficking victims.
Based on information like
this, "Building Awareness and
Response to Human
Trafficking" is the focus of the
October Breakfast Learning
Series at Family Support
Services of North Florida (FSS)
in Yulee.
The Breakfast Learning
Series will be held, Oct. 26,
from 9-10:30 a.m. at the FSS -
Nassau Office, 86004 Christian
Way. Continental breakfast
and networking begin at 8:30
The monthly educational
program is open to social serve,
ices professionals, foster/adop-
tive parents, relative caregivers,
and members of the general
public interested in the month-
ly topic. Register to attend by
calling 225-5347 by Oct. 22.
Robin Rossmanith, chair of
the Northeast Florida Human
Trafficking Task Force, will dis-
cuss human trafficking, who is.
vulnerable, indicators of human
trafficking, its effect on the com-
munity and how to respond if
you encounter a victim of
human trafficking. She will be
joined by local members of law
enforcement and the
Department of Children and

The Breakfast Learning
Series is offered by the FSS -
Nassau Office on the fourth
Tuesday of every month. The
educational program features a
guest speaker who shares infor-
mation, trends and insight into
social services issues.
The FSS Nassau Office it
located in the Lofton
Professional'Plaza, off AlA, 2
1/2 miles east of US 17.
FSS is the lead agency pro-
viding community-based child

welfare services through foster
care, adoption, transitioning
youth services and family
preservation in Nassau and
Duval counties.
The FSS Nassau Office
serves the Nassau County com-
munity as a local resource cen-
ter for child protection services
and family preventive services
by partnering with other area
social services agencies, includ-
ing Micah's Place and Sutton
Place Behavioral Health.

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FRIDAY. October 15. 2010 NEWS News-Leader

Florida bear plan

sparks interest

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TAMPA- Bear populations in Florida have staged
a comeback in some areas and a new draft plan is
sparking debate on how best to keep that comeback
alive: Dave Telesco is the Bear Management Program
coordinator with the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission. He says the plan features
a territorial approach to management.
"We'd have bear management units, so each area
that has a bear would potentially be managed differently
based on both the bear's needs, but as well as the com-
munities that are surrounding that bear population."
The Florida black bear is a threatened species
whose populations are expanding in some areas while
still very restricted in others. The draft plan is available
for public review and comment at www.MyFWC.
corn/Bear, along with a series of public hearings.
ILaurie Macdonald is the Florida director of
Defenders of Wildlife. In 1994 she was instrumental in
developing a black bear conservation program. She
believes the new draft plan is a great start.
"We are really pleased that the Wildlife Commission
has undertaken a comprehensive conservation plan for
the bear," but said it's a work in progress.
She says the real focus needs.to be education on
trash handling and other food issues to limit bear-
human contact.


Naturalist loves her

HEATH ER A. RERRY she is very passionate al
News-Leader animals and the environs
This is very evident in
Jessica Paarlberg has a very interesting programs and tours. Sh
job. As one of four naturalists at Omni Amelia very personable and en
Island Plantation, her day is filled with a wide teaching guests of all ag
variety of activities, including leading nature The most difficult pa
tours, kayaking, Segway safaris, biking, hiking, her job is when an ani
birding, fishing, crabbing and children's crafts. Paarlberg becomes ill or passes a
When she's not busy doing that, she's car- in her care, but the good
ing for a variety of animals including tur- is being able to work
ties, fish and snakes and rescuing wildlife doors every day and be around people whc
around Omni AIP and transporting them to a in a great mood because they're on vacat
proper rehab place or sometimes raising baby With a bachelor's degree in Animal Sci
possums or squirrels, from the University of Florida, Paarlberg
She also performs water quality testing, volunteered at the Jacksonville Zoo and wot
does bird surveys and leads community pro- as a naturalist at the Museum of Science
grams for Elderhostel, home schools and History in Jacksonville.
Scouts. Then there are always the routine Volunteer activities for the animal 1(
office chores such as phone calls, arranging include helping out First Coast No M
programs, staff scheduling, etc. Never a dull Homeless Pets, Jacksonville Wildlife Res
moment! Coalition, Duval Environmental Educa
"I like the variety, working with different Network and the Audubon Society.
animals and different people of all ages and leisure hours are spent with husband,
backgrounds. It keeps it interesting and you and their infant son, Evan. Four-footed fat
never know what to expect," said Paarlberg. members are cats Bonzai and Gabby.
Nature Program Manager Christina Nelson Paarlberg and the other naturalists 1
has high praise for the young naturalist. about their nature adventures at www.ai
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Many people who have allergies use wood or laminate.
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FRIDAY October 15, 2010 NEWS News-Leader

Storm drain grates stolen

News Leader

Fernandina Beach Police
are looking for a suspect or sus-
pects in the Oct. 7 theft of four
steel storm drain grates from
city streets.
The grates, valued at a total
of $1,100, are believed to have
been stolen to sell for scrap,

police said. One drain grate
was stolen near the intersec-
tion of Inverness and Canter-
bury streets, while the other
three were stolen from the
Amelia Park subdivision, police
The thefts were reported
by Rex Lester, the city's main-
tenance superintendent for the
streets and storm division, the

morning of Oct. 8, police said.
No witnesses were located dur-
ing the initial investigation,
police said.
Fernandina Beach Police
Capt. David Bishop said no sus-
pects have been identified.
Barricades have been plac-
ed over the openings until the
grates are replaced, police said.


Amendment 4
A series of "Coffee-Chats"
on Amendment 4, the Home-
town Democracy amend-
ment, will be held during
October. The chats will be
held: Saturday at Cafe at The
Hamptons, 95742 Amelia
Concourse, at 10 a.m. with
Jan Cote-Merow; Tuesday at
Christopher's Kofe Hous, 822
Sadler Road, at 10 a.m. with
Cote-Merow; and Oct. 21 at
Kelley's Courtyard Caf6, 19
S. Third St., with Ron Sapp.
All are invited. For informa-
tion call 491-5484.

Democrats who would
like to be more informed
about ballot amendments

before voting are invited to
attend the next meeting of
the Democratic Club of
Amelia Island on Tuesday at
6 p.m. at the Fernandina
Beach Woman's Club.
Gerri Chester, club mem-
ber and former chair of the
Nassau County Democratic
Executive Committee, will
explain the amendments after
a covered dish dinner.
Cost is $5. Please bring a
covered dish to share.
Reservations may be made
by calling Jennifer Wildes at
225-2193 or email goky-
The Woman's Club is
located at 201 Jean Lafitte
Meet Crenshaw
State Rep. Janet Adkins
will host a "Conversation

with Congressman Ander
Crenshaw" Thursday from
5:30-7:30 p.m. at the North
Hampton Outpost in Yulee.
RSVP to Douglas Adkins at
doug@janetadkins.com or

GOP executive
The Republican Executive
Committee of the Republican
Party of Nassau County will
hold its monthly meeting
Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Guest
speaker will be U.S. Rep.
Ander Crenshaw.
The meeting will be held
at the County Office
Building, 86028 Pages Dairy
Road West in Yulee. All
Republicans are invited. Visit
www.nassaugop.org for infor-


The American Legion
Riders Chapter 54 will host
their monthly steak night at
the new American Legion
Post, 626 S. Third St., from 5-
7 p.m. Saturday. Diiner
includes a steak cooked to
order, baked potato, corn on
the cob, salad and a roll for a
$10 donation. To-go dinners
available. All proceeds go to
programs sponsored by the
Buddy kits available
In recognition of October
being Breast Cancer
Awareness Month, American
Legion Auxiliary Unit 54 has
made Buddy Check 12 kits
available. Come by and pick
one up for yourself and a
buddy at the American
Legion Post 54 on the corner
of Third and Gum streets

(across from Rayonier).
The kits encourage
women to make breast self-
exams part of their program.
in the early detection of
breast cancer, along with
examination by a physician
or clinician and a routine
screening mammography.

Veterans Day
A Veterans Day Parade
honoring all who served will
'be held on Saturday, Nov. 6 in
downtown Fernandina
Beach, sponsored by
American Legion Post 54.
For entry information contact
Cathy Dopson at 261-8473.
The parade line-up will be at
11:30 a.m. at the baseball
field at Ash and 11th streets.
Line-up numbers will be
assigned. The parade starts
at noon.

Toys forTots paddle
The Everett P Pope
Detachment 1017 of the
Marine Corps (Fernandina
Beach) will host the second
annual Toys for Tots Kayak
Paddle Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. at
Lofton Creek, at the Melton
0. Nelson Boat Ramp on
The event is open to the
public with a donation of a
new toy.
The trip will be an easy
three-hour paddle on the
tannic stained creek transi-
tioning into a tidal salt
Potential wildlife includes
turtles, alligators and birds.
Participants must wear per-
sonal flotation devices and
bring water, with food option-
al. RSVP to Len Kreger at
432-8389 or L.Kreger@com-

Cars, financing go retro

Is it just my impression, or is
retro getting more popular
every decade? Most successful
outcomes arise from someone
repeating a past winning prod-
uct or behavior. The car com-
panies have certainly been
rolling out modern copies of
1970's era cars like the Mustang
or the Challenger. A car that
opened as a phenom in 2001,
the PT Cruiser had its design
inspired from the 30's. Look for
more familiar nameplates and
styling cues from days gone by.
A classic '60's or '70's design
with modern technology is a
great combination.
The 80 percent of car buyers
who do some type of financing
on their car purchase should be
aware that the financing land-
scape has gone retro in many
cases. The days of sign and
drive without putting anything
down are harder to find. Finan-
cing $33,000 on a car sticker-
ing for $28,000 isn't going to
happen. These are positive
developments that actually pro-
tect customers from an over-
heated credit market. It is
healthy to pay at least your taxes
and fees when you buy a car.
In Florida, that can easily be
$2,000-plus certain lenders offer,
and high credit score buyers
can qualify, to finance every-
thing if they choose.
Let's look at why now is a
good time to finance a car. Car
buying rates, like mortgages,
are the lowest I have seen in 35
years in the car business. If you
buy a new car, take the rebate,
unless there is a 0 percent offer
that trumps a comparison with
the rebate and market rate. The
rebate is immediate and the low
rate incentive takes the whole
term of the loan to realize. Let's

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At a rate of 4.9 percent (better is
available, but this is a good esti-
mate), the payment is
$451/month. A more historical
rate over the last 30 years might
be more like 7.9 percent don't
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and this happens in a year or
two. At 7.9 percent, the payment
goes to $485/month. The inter-
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allocated car payment dollars
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300 in a dedicated automotive
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Jefferson on Amendment 4: power to the people
In the ongoing struggle -- pie, it is the people's right to
over the Florida Hometown take those powers back as
I)emocracv amendment Strong public opposition to such projects as Jefferson so eloquently wrote
Amendment 4 on the Novem- Crane Island, the commercial development on in the American'l)eclaration of
ber ballot the centuries-old Independence:
debate between democracy industrial land at ChesterRoad, Crawford "Governments are institut-
.111(d republicanism is being IndustrialArea near Bryceville and more ed among Men, deriving their
I visited. The question: How m just powers from the consent
much power should the people across the state, was ignored by elected of the governed ... That when-
have? officials. This is what Jefferson warned about, ever any Form of Government
Those who control govern- becomes destructive of these
meant want to keel) the public -- ends, it is the Right of the
at bay. They say the public has democracy," so therefore land- ... stealing the people's good People to alter or to abolish it
enough power, and that our use decisions should be left to opinion, and then steal from ... When a long train of abuses
orin of representative govern- those elected to make those them the right of withdrawing and usurpations, pursuing
ment is sufficient. They say decisions. Proponents point it, by contriving laws and asso- invariably the same Object
we elect our representatives, out that elected officials have ciations against the power of evinces a design to reduce
whom we expect will protect become a.collective rubber the people themselves." them under absolute Despo-
our interests and represent stamp for every developers' Some say the answer is to tism, it is their right, it is their
our views. But Thomas proposal put before them, the vote out those who do not pay duty, to throw off such
Jefferson warned: perversion of power Jefferson attention to the public will. Not Government, and to provide
"The further the departure referred to. an easy task when developers new Guards for their future
from direct and constant con- As we have seen repeated- and land speculators bankroll security"
trol by the citizens, the less ly, not only in Nassau County their candidates' election cam- The Hometown Democra-
has the government the ingre- but throughout Florida, elect- paign and outspend opponents cy Amendment follows Jeffer-
client of republicanism." ed officials do not listen to the 3 to 1. sonian philosophy: it is con-
Jefferson further wrote: public. Strong public opposi- Opponents of Hometown ceived to challenge the des-
"The only orthodox object of tion to such projects as Crane Democracy say land use deci- potism that has usurped our
the institution of government Island, the commercial devel- sions are too complex for the government and restore a
is to secure the greatest opment on industrial land at public to understand. To them voice to people on community
degree of happiness possible Chester Road, Crawford In- Jefferson said: changes that affect them.
to the general mass of those dustrial Area near Bryceville, "I am not among those who Amendment 4 will provide
associated under it ... unless Nocatee in St. Johns and fear the people ... I know of no new protection for our future
the mana retains sufficient con- Duval counties and so many safe depository of the ultimate security
trol over those entrusted with more across the state, was powers of society, but the peo- Representative government
the powers of their govern- ignored by elected officials. pie themselves; and if we think has failed because those in
ment, these will be perverted This is exactly what Jefferson them not enlightened enough power have ignored the will of
to their own oppression, and to warned about ,to exercise their control with a the people. As Jefferson said:
the perpetuation of wealth and Jefferson called those who wholesome discretion, the "The mass of the citizens is
power in the individuals.. bypass the public interest remedy is not to take if from the safest depository of their
selected for the trust." "rogues... who, rising above them, but to inform their dis- own rights."
In the Hometown the swinish multitudes, always creation That is why we must pre-
Democracy debate, opponents contrive to nestle themselves When government abuses vail; we must vote yes for
say "we are a republic, not a into places of power and profit the powers given by the peo- Amendment 4.

A happy
Cagle Cartoons
Wasn't it a wonderful
sight? And didn't it spark
emotions in all of us that
haven't been felt in a long
The rescue of the 33 min-
ers from the gold and copper
mine near Copiapo, Chile,
became a television specta-
cle of the best sort; Folks
who never even turn their
heads to watch cable news
crowded around TV sets in
restaurants and stores,
offices and schools, to catch
a glimpse of the guys who
had spent 69 days almost a
half-mile underground.
Americans love a good
drama. This had it all: sus-
pense, intrigue, high-tech
collaboration among several
nations, and loved ones
counting the moments. Best
of all: a happy ending.
Of course the TV cover-
age was.not without its
comedic low-lights. CNN's
Gary.Tuchman, reporting
from "three football fields
away," was moved to tell
viewers it felt to him like the
time Neil Armstrong walked
on the moon.
What was he thinking?
That the dusty ground near
the San Jose mine reminded
him of the barren surface of
the moon? That both mis-
sions used "capsules" for
transport? That one miner. ,. .
brought out a bag of Mine..,,;,
Rocks, just as the astronauts
brought home Moon Rocks?
Back in the CNN studio,
host Iarry King, upon learn-
ing that miner number two
was named Mario Sepulveda,
asked Tuchman if the name
might be somehow connect-
ed to Supulveda Boulevard in
Los Angeles. When
Tuckman conceded he was

stumped, King suggested
that the LA street might now
be renamed "Mario
Sepulveda Boulevard."
But this was a story that
even inept reporters couldn't
spoil. This was the human
spirit on display.
By comparison, the BP oil
disaster off the U.S. Gulf
Coast had many of the same
elements, yet basically left
viewers sick to their stom-
achs even after the leak
was capped. Whereas the
Chilean officials seemed gen-
uine and dedicated, and
restrained to the point that
they said rescue might not
be possible until December,
the oil company people and
even our government repre-
sentatives often appeared
I don't know much about
the mood in Chile these
days, but there was quite a
lot of joyous whooping and
hollering as the rescue
unfolded. Here in the U.S.
it's apparent that folks are
desperate for any sign that
the human spirit can still
defy the odds and rise to the
We love to see the cat res-
cued from the tree, the tod-
dler pulled from the well, the
miners saved in such miracu-
lous fashion.
This was a feel-good
moment if ever there was
one. And these days it often
seems as if such moments ,.
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Each of us has a date with death

Each of us has a date with death. Cold
and pale, it lurks somewhere around a
corner, perhaps the next one, waiting
for us to come traipsing along, blissful-
ly unaware that the next breath will be our
last. Death is stealthy. Death is ruthlessly effi-
cient. Death leaves no survivors. It does not
discriminate, mowing down the lofty and the
lowly with the same scythe.
On a cool, New York evening of Dec. 8,
1980, it waited in the shadows of the entryway
of The Dakota, near Central Park in
Manhattan. It took the persona of nerdy Mark
David Chapman, armed not with a scythe, but
a Charter Arms .38-caliber revolver full of hol-
low-point bullets.
Flash back to earlier that evening. Chapman
waited outside The Dakota holding a new copy
of John lennon's just-released "Double
Fantasy" album. Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono
came along and Lennon saw Chapman stand-
ing there, clutching a copy of the album.
Ilennon took it from his hands and auto-
graphed it, politely asking Chapman when he
handed it back to him, "Is this all you want?"
Chapman just smiled and nodded. Lennon, per-
haps not realizing the paradox in his question
to Chapman, went his way, only to return five
hours later to keep his assigned date with
death. Chapman never gave peace a chance.
He did what death does successfully each time
it lashes out. In doing so, he forever silenced
the voice of a man who defined a generation.
John Winston Ono Lennon should've
turned 70 years old last week. Instead, he's
been dead 30 years. I got an email from a
friend reminding me on his birthday. It was
one of those mass emails that people send out


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to everyone on their friends
list. "Happy Birthday, John," I
wrote. "Thanks for the music
and the memories."
John Lennon and Paul
McCartney didn't know when
they formed The Beatles that
they were making history.
Along with George Harrison
and Ringo Starr, they were
just four lads from working
stiff Liverpool families who
set out to make a living with
their music. Only a clairvoy-
ant or a prophet could've fore-
told what was to come.

There probably aren't too many people who
haven't been living under rocks who can't tell
you who The Beatles were. Their music is still
inspiring all kinds of musicians and likely will
be for a long time to come.
Lennon was the group's merry prankster.
Wry and quick of wit, he said what was on his
mind without regard to consequence.
McCartney tended toward sweeter, tamer vers-
es and songs. Lennon pushed the envelope of
creativity to its bursting point with frequently
bizarre lyrics that bordered on the nonsensi-
cal. Yet if you're paying attention, you'll realize
"The Walrus" is a reference to The Walrus.and
The Carpenter in Lewis Carroll's Through the
Looking Glass.
I still remember what I was doing the night
word spread around the world that John
Lennon had just been murdered. I was a col-
lege student working the evening shift in a
medical center operating room. We all trooped
down to the doctors' lounge and watched the

I still remember what I was
doing the night word spread
around the world that]ohn
Lennon had just been murdered.

breaking news'story. The same question that
was on my lips was on everyone's lips: Why
would someone murder John Lennon? Yes, he
was goofy. Yes, he obviously had some issues.
Yes, he occasionally said outrageous things,
seemingly just to get under the skin of some.
But none of those are killing offenses in any-
one's book. Everyone tried to make sense of it
but no one could, not even-after Chapman
offered his weird explanation for his deeds.
The same question was repeated the world
over like a chorus. Why? Why? Why?
Maybe the answer to that goes back to
where this story started. Each of us has a date
with death. Most of us never know when that
date is till death gets its cold hands around our
necks and chokes off our breathing. But per-
haps Lennon was offered a rare peek at what
fate held in layaway for him.
S"Is this all you want?" he asked the assassin
who, five hours later, would pump four bullets
into his back. Perhaps Lennon knew there was
something more personal that Chapman want-
ed. And being a direct man, he just asked him
straightaway, as was his style.
"No longer riding on the merry-go-round,"
Lennon sings on one of the songs on that fate-
ful album. "I just had to let it go."
Mere lyrics or chilling foreshadowing? You


The tuth
SIn response to a (Oct. 8) letter to
the News-Leader regarding the
endorsement of the Repiblican Party
of Barry Holloway, I would like to clar-
ify some inaccurate facts so people
will have the truth about county spend-
ing and taxes.
I contacted the county manager
and asked him for the details and here
is what I found:
According to the county manag-
er (Ted Selby) the $4 million the letter
writer states reflects an increase in
the budget includes a $7 million cash
carry forward from the previous budg-
et year. These are capital improve-
ment funds that are budgeted by road
improvements and other items that
have been budgeted but not yet
expended. When you make the deduc-
tion you actually end up with a budg-
et of $140 million, far below the pre-
vious levels. You can see these budget
numbers yourself at www.votehol-
lowaycom and check under "county
(Mr. Holloway's opponent) has
no business experience, no educa-
tional qualifications and no experience
managing the affairs of any size com-
pany that could remotely form a basis
for his understanding of the complex
budget issues. According to the
records at the Supervisor of Elections
office, George Spicer has changed par-
ties four times since 2004. This lack of
qualifications and instability should
concern many voters.
Mr. Spicer has never run for
elected office. Nor has he had any real
involvement that would suggest he is
active in his community. Mr. Spicer's
tax return shows.he made $1,800 in
charitable contributions last year and
while that is wonderful he would be
generous to support local groups, I
have never seen him attend or sup-
port any of the non profits and organ-
izations that form the backbone of our
way of life here in Nassau County.
Mr. Holloway ran for county com-
missioner in 2002, he was defeated
and then ran again in 2006 when he
was successful. Mr. Holloway has
served on the board of the Boys and
Girls Club, has been a member of the
Republican Executive Committee, has
donated time and money to many local
causes and supports many pro-busi-
ness groups in the county. Mr.
Holloway was a small business owner
and was in a senior management role
in the automotive industry before
becoming a full-time commissioner. I
would say Mr. Holloway has demon-
strated his involvement in the com-
Mr. Holloway led the repeal of
the gas tax, has worked with other
commissioners to pay off the landfill
debt and eliminate that annual assess-
ment, improved the bond rating of the
county and has paved 130 roads in the
last four years. Mr. Holloway has a
record that resulted in one of the low-

est tax rates of any of the counties in
Northeast Florida and has reduced
the size of government-last year from
316 employees to 304.
Like everyone else we are con-
cerned about people who say one
thing and do another. In Nassau
County we have a clear choice on Nov.
2 between a qualified, proven tax cut-
ter and a person who has shown us
that his primary interest is himself. I
will not get fooled this year by Mr.
Spicer and hope others will join me
in voting for Barry Holloway, the real
Robert Brown, Chairman
Nassau County Republican Party

Local politics
Those not fortunate to attend the
presentation at the Peck Center spon-
sored by our local Tea Party, or
Patriots as I shall hereafter call them,
missed a golden opportunity to be
highly enlightened and entertainingly'
educated, and finally witness a very
rare example of local politics in action.
First, all hats off to our local
Patriots, whose role is notalways total-
ly understood, whose alleged motives
are often maligned, but whose contri-
bution to the upcoming election will
prove to be historic, both nationally
and locally. Their main purpose is edu-
cation and this event was an example
par excellence. We are so fortunate
to have as part of our community,
Messrs. (ohn) Crawford and (Jesse)
Duke. Their extraordinary talents
enrich all our lives with their deep
knowledge of our founding documents
presented in an entertaining manner.
What a resource, particularly for our
youth in attendance and how prescient
and timely of our Patriots to invite
them to speak!
What transpired next, I think, ini-
tiated as a result ofa Q and A session.
We now wore subjected to a wander-
ing display of "politics as usual" and
"speech-a-fy-ing." I was tempted to
leave because I didn't want the after-
glow of a most rewarding evening to
be dimmed. But something held me in
my seat not because I really wanted to
hear what was being said, but more for
the type of fascination we often get
when viewing the weird and bizarre.
What started as constituent commu-
nication with elected officials devolved
into raw partisan posturing including
identifying Sunday as the only day of
worship (obviously true only for
Christians perhaps he believes they
are his only constituents) sprinkled
with allusions none too subtle about
"his" candidate for county commis-
sioner. The only emotion I felt stronger
than amazement was embarrassment.
Bul while I was initially annoyed, it
began to dawn on me that what had
transpired did us all a wonderful favor.
It's not often that personal political
efforts are so transparent and reveal-
ing and, as a counter to our excellent-
ly presented front piece, it was like

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saying "Well, that's the way our coun-
try started that's the way it is sup-
posed to be but now let me tell you
the way it really works."
I had initially thought maybe an
apology is due, to Messrs. Crawford
and Duke, to the Patriots and the rest
of the audience held captive whose
privilege (County Commissioner-Elect
Steve Kelley) presumed to abuse by
misappropriating an otherwise non-
partisan educational opportunity for
his own and his "friend's" gain. Or
maybe no apology is really needed
since what we had was a lesson of the
way things had been dreamed of and
the miracle that actualized that dream,
.followed with a case study of why we
must take those high values to heart
and be ever vigilant.
Upon reflection, while still embar-
rassed for those good citizens afore-
mentioned, the over all meeting was a
truly rare and unique set piece which
could not have been better accom-
plished if orchestrated.
And let me emphasize that the local
Patriots group has a policy of not
endorsing any candidate so imposing
upon this educational policy is even
more egregious.
Brian E. Downey
Fernandina Beach

In defense ofGlenn
I believe that Glenn Beck is a sin-
cere and highly principled truth seek-
er, spotlighting serious issues that are
important in the debate about
America's future.
On his show, Glenn is taking the

time to educate Americans on the his-
tory of the United States, much of
which has been inappropriately
revised or omitted from our current
school textbooks. He is alerting us to
the progressive/socialist agenda of
the Obama administration and urging
the nation to return to the principles
upon which America was founded, as
well as to seek a relationship with
one's God in these troubled times.
Glenn also takes the time to dis-
tinguish the facts, which he presents in
contrast to his personal conclusions
about such facts. Glenn does all of this
with a great sense of humility, love,
humor and occasionally a few tears.
Glenn Beck is not a Republican,
nor a Democrat. He is not pushing
either party's agenda, and often chal-
lenges both parties on the stances they
have taken. Glenn simply wants to edu-
cate listeners, so that they can make
informed decisions. He repeatedly asks
that viewers do their own homework,
and not simply quote him or take his
views on issues without doing research
of their own.
In reference to an earlier contribu-
tor's comments ("Mind Boggling,"
Voice ofthe People Oct. 8), Glenn Beck
does have a red telephone on his desk
with a number to which only the White
House has access. The While House
has called him exactly.one time. This
was to correct the title of one of the
multitude of "czars" on Obama's staff.
They are watching, and they are not
disputing any of the facts that Glenn is
putting forth on Obama's progres-
sive/socialist agenda or the back-
grounds of the self-proclaimed social-

ists on his staff.
At the "Restoring Honor" rally on
the Mall in Washington, D.C., on Aug.
28, Glenn brought together well over
half a million people people of all
racesand creeds. We met at the steps
of the Lincoln Memorial to honor God,
our military heroes and Dr. Martin
Luther King's "content of character"
message. Alveda King, MLK's own
niece, gave a rousing speech to thun-
derous applause. Christian ministers
and priests, Jewish rabbis and Muslim
imams linked arms and prayed togeth-
er. There was a pervading atmosphere
of peace, good will, courtesy and
respect on the Mall that day. After the
event, the Mall area was completely
clean. Over half a million people and no
trash! The people who attended that
rally love and respect the country that
we have been so blessed to inherit.
Their wish is to honor, preserve and
protect it.
If you believe in a God or princi-
pled ethics, the Constitution, limited
government, the fiee enterprise sys-
tem and the greatness of America you
might wish to tune in to the Glenn
Beck Show, weekdays at 5 p.m. on Fox
News, and judge for yourself!
I believe that we have much work to
do in educating ourselves, and in cre-
ating a future for America that is based
solidly on its founding principles.
These principles have stood the test of
time and produced great achievements
in the past. Only now are these prin-
ciples being subverted while our
nation's fate hangs in the balance.
Susan Stahl
Amelia Island

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Lucky to have a jewel of a museum'

t's a happening place! Not often a descrip-
tion of a museum. However, consider
some of the recent and upcoming events
at the Amelia Island Museum of History.
Talks ranging from "Florida Pirates" to "Why
Ihe Golden Age Crashed," a new exhibit of
Theodore Morris' paintings of the "Lost
Tribes of Florida," a fun "Jail and Bail" event
and a children's program involving picking
cotton from the Heritage Garden and dyeing
the cotton bolls with natural indigo.
Upcoming are more exciting educational
opportunities with not only outstanding pro-
grams but a Civil War Discovery Series (spon-
sored by the First Federal Bank of Florida) in
late January and a special Civil War exhibit
later in the year.

And there is more fun on the horizon, The
Holiday Home T1our Dec. 3-4, a major fundrais-
er, will explore some of the early architecture
of our Historic District as we learn what drove
the early settlers to our fair island. Your muse-
um is truly a happening place. We provide our
members, townspeople and particularly out-of-
town visitors with a glimpse of what makes
Amelia Island so special.
We collect stories from our veterans aind
our heritage keepers; maintain children's edu-
cation programs; and present special exhibits
and informative lectures in an enjoyable social
setting. It is a place of opportunity to meet
people who have similar interests. The muse-
um is an important part of what makes our
community vibrant and interesting livable.

As one of our visitors wrote: "This is a jewel of
a museum.
Not only do we encourage you to purchase
tickets for the Holiday Home Tour to support
the expanding needs of an active museum: but
we also encourage you to become a member
of the museum during the annual membership
Your lmembnlership dues and donations are a
llmajor source of fuel for the museum's enlgine.
Membership will provide insights into the
unique history of the Amelia Island area from
Timucuans to pirates to bootleggers to raii-
roads to nuclear submarines. It's a happening
For further information visit www.amelia-
museum.org or call 261-7378.




Library now offers digital media choices

For the News-Leader

Check it out! The Nassau
County Public Library
System now offers audio-
books, eBooks and music
available to download from
the library's website. Valid
library card holders can
check out and download digi-
tal media anytime, anywhere
by visiting www.nassaureads

Ring inthe



of Amelia

The 19th annual "The
Taste of Amelia Island," a
culinary fair to benefit the
Nassau County Volunteer
Center, will be held on Friday,
Nov. 19 at the Omni Amelia
Island Plantation Ballroom.
The theme of this year's
event is "Ring in the Holiday
Season!" Twenty restaurants
and wine purveyors will high-
light their excellent cuisines
and fine wines. Cocktails will
be served from 6:30-7 p.m.
and the taste itself will be
from 7-9 p.m. Semi-formal
attire is required, and conven-
ient parking will be available.
The event will feature
music, dancing and a silent
Tickets are $40 and can be
purchased at: Century
21/John T. Ferreira
Insurance (Centre Street and
463820 SR200, Suite 101);
Fernandina Beach News-
Leader (511 Ash St.); First
National Bank (14th Street);
First Federal Savings Bank
(Susan Street and Sadler
Road and A1A in Yulee);
Horizon's Restaurant
(Palmetto Walk, off A1A);
The Plantation Shop
(Palmetto Walk); VyStar
SCredit Union (14th Street)
and the Nassau County
Volunteer Center (1303
Jasmine St, Suite 104A).
For ticket information call
261-2771 or e-mail
ncvcfb@aolcom. The Nassau
County Volunteer Center
includes a "PayPal" option on
its website, www.volunteer-
nassau.org, to purchase tick-

PB&J Drive
The Nassau County
Volunteer Center and Girl
Scouts of Nassau County 12th
annual Peanut Butter and
Jelly Drive runs through Oct.
Local drop-off sites
include: Nassau County
Volunteer Center (1303
Jasmine St., Suite 104A);
Emma Love Hardee
Elementary; First Federal
Savings Bank (Sadler Road);
Southside Elementary; St
Michael Academy; Palm III
Realty (State Road 200); and
This year, as in the past,-
the donations will be distrib-
uted to Nassau County Head
Start programs and other
agencies serving people in
need. Call the center at 261-
2771 or email at

Users may browse the
library's website, check out
with a valid library card and
download to PC, Mac and
many mobile devices. Users
will need to install free soft-
ware. For audiobooks and
music: OverDrive Media
Console. To read books,
users will need Adobe Digital
Editions. Titles can be
enjoyed immediately or trans-
ferred to variety of devices,

including iPod, Sony Reader
and many others. Some audio
titles can also be burned to
CD to listen on-the-go. Titles
will automatically expire at
* the end of the lending period.
SThere are no late fees.
This new service, pow-
ered by OverDrive, is free for
patrons with their library
card. To get started down-
loading audiobooks, eBooks
and more, visit www.nas-

OverDrive is a leading full-
service digital distributor of
books, audiobooks, music
and video. It delivers secure
management, DRM protec-
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services for hundreds of pub-
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libraries, schools and retail-
ers serving millions of end-
users. Visit www.nas-
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The Woman's Club of Fernandina Beach is preparing for their Holiday'Bazaar to
be held on Nov. 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Above are Beth Tilton, Ardy West, Kathy
Dean, Sandy Seuss, Karen Bottorff and Gwen Dickson.

Foster program for military pets

Joe Rundall recently
received his government-
issued papers to ship out to
Japan for a three-year ,
deployment for the U.S, mili-
Like so many other mili-
tary personnel and their
families, who are faced with
the same problem, he won-
dered what he would do
with his beloved cat, Tiger.
Several options are avail-
able. One, take them with
you but the pets are most
likely to be quarantined any-
where from 60 days to six
months. Two, hope that
friends and family can help
out and keep the pet until
your return. Three, surren-
der the pet to a rescue or
animal shelter.
Now there is a fourth
option, called the foster mili-
tary pets program, through
which Rundall found a will-
ing foster mom for Tiger.
Locally, Rescuing
Animals in Nassau (RAIN)
is responsible for matching
pets to foster parents who
will care for the animals
until the owner returns

Above right, Joe Rundall and his cat Tiger with his
new foster mom, Susan Matus, and Phil Howart, orig-
inator of the foster program for military pets for
Winn-Dixie and Pedigree.

home safely. RAIN has
enlisted fosters from
Minnesota to Miami and has
successfully placed several
pets already.
If you know of anyone
who may need this service,

please contact: fostermili-
tarypets.com or call RAIN
at (904) 879-5861. RAIN is
thankful for the men and
women who serve the coun-
try and is honored to be of
assistance to them.

City barbecue competition set for Nov. 6

The city of Fernandina
Beach Fall BBQ
Competition will be held
Nov. 6 at Central Park, with
judging at 12:30 p.m.
Registration is $75 for

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both (beef and pork), due
by Oct. 29 at the Atlantic
Avenue Recreation Center.
'I'ickets for the public are
$10, including sides and

water/iced tea. Enjoy
games, view the cooking
stations and listen to live
music beginning at 11 a.m.
SCall Jay at 277-7350 or email



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Miss Higginbotham

Erin Higginbotham and
C.J. Eiras, both of Jackson-
ville, will be married at 5 p.m.
Oct. 23, 2010, in historic St.
Augustine with Cedric Twillie
officiating. The reception will
follow in The Government
The bride-elect is the
daughter of Jan Spottswood
of Jacksonville and Jim
Higginbotham of Amelia
The bridegroom-elect is
the son of the late Martha
and Filipe Eiras.


U Paul and Kristy Mosher and measured 21 inches in
of Mt. Olive, Ill., announce length. Grandparents are Ann
the birth of a son, Brylee DePuy of Mt. Olive, Ill., and
Steven Mosher, born Oct. 12, Debi and the late Steven
2010, at St. Francis Hospital Strong of Yulee. Great-grand-
in Litchfield, Ill. The baby mother is Carol Zangraft of
weighed 6 pounds 13 ounces Mt. Olive, Ill.


Amelia Challenge
Everyone's invited to learn
about the benefits of leading
an active life as they cheer on
their favorite team of bikers,
runners, ; ...
walkers ".
and brain '( -
gAmers at
the inau- S
Amelia Challenge, a fundrais-
er for the Rotary Club of
Amelia Island Sunrise on
Saturday, Oct. 23.
This fun and lively commu-
nity event pits teams of four
against each other in various
physical and mental chal-
lenges. The goal is to raise
funds for local charities and
awareness of the benefits of
healthier lifestyles.
Baptist Medical Center
Nassau, lead sponsor of the
event, will have three teams in
the competition and healthy
living experts on the sidelines
to provide valuable informa-
tion on staying healthy and fit.
Physical therapist Christine
Eichele will explain the bene-
fits of walking for exercise and
how to choose the right walk-
ing shoe. Sheryl Gerhardt,
RN, MS, tobacco treatment
specialist, will have details on
the hospital's new, compre-
hensive tobacco cessation pro-
gram that is free to Nassau
County residents. Debbie
Dunman, RN, Emergency
Department nursing services
director, and wellness coach
Katie Murphy will distribute
information on recognizing
signs of heart attacks and
stroke, and steps to take to
reduce the risk. They'll also
do blood pressure tests and
BMI (body mass index) calcu-
The Challenge is Saturday,
Oct. 23 at 9 a.m. at the
Recreation Center on Atlantic
Avenue, Fernandina Beach,
with registration beginning at
8 a.m. For information on how
to enter a team, visit
www.AmeliaChallenge.com or
call Art Shuster at 557-8205.
Greenway hike
Our Greenway will lead a
hike on Egans Creek
Greenway on Oct. 16 at 9 a.m.
The hike will feature the
south half of the Greenway
starting at the Greenway's
newest entrance at the rear of
the parking lot of the
Residence Inn on Sadler
Road. Participants are encour-
aged to bring water, sun pro-
tection, insect repellent, com-
fortable walking shoes and
optionally field guides and
Please note the new start
point behind the Residence
Inn. The walk will depart
promptly at 9 a.m., maintain a
leisurely pace and make a 1
1/2-mile loop back to the start
point. This hike is free and
open to the public. For more
information visit Our
Greenway at www.oulrgTeen-
The fourth annual Old
School Poker Run & Bike
Rally will be held Oct 22-24,
ending at the KOA camp-
ground, 2970 Scrubby Bluff
Road, Kingsland, Ga. The
event is a poker run without
the long ride home and
includes free tent camping for
all poker run riders, free bike
games, a free bike show with
trophies, a free breakfast on
Sunday from 7-9 a.m. and
Chaplain Fred's Sunday serv-
ice at 9 a.m.

The cost is $10 per person
or $15 per couple. Sign up Oct
23 from 9:30-11 a.m. at Dales
Beer Bucket, 12905 Main St.,
Jacksonville, Tucker's Hwy 17
Tavern on US 17 in Yulee or
at the campground. Cost is
$10 per hand, $5 per passen-
ger and $5 for extra hands.
Best hand wins $100. Worst
hand wins $50. There will be
a raffle and a 50/50 drawing.
For details email kic-
start55@yahoo.com or call
Sierra events
The Sierra Club has two
events to explore the natural
world planned for the next
several weeks. On Saturday,
Oct. 23, from.about 3-8 p.m.,
Nassau Sierra will have a sun-
set/moonrise paddle to
Okefenokee Swarip with
Okefenokee Adventures out
of Folkston, Ga. For details,
call Eric or Winifred at 277-
4187. This trip is limited to 20
people. Dinner and boat rental
is $35 per person. Camping
and motel options are avail-
able, but as Folkston is about
an hour's drive from Amelia
Island many participants will
be returning home that night.
The 9th Annual John Muir
Family Walk, which honors
the first president and co-
founder of the Sierra Club,
will be held on Saturday, Nov.
6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. It will be a 2-
to 3-mile gentle, wooded walk
and picnic that recalls Muir's
walk through Nassau County
in 1867.
Meet at the John Muir
Ecological Park in Yulee, on
A1A, adjacent to the Yulee
post office. Bring a bag lunch,
beverage, hat and bug spray.
Children are welcome and
there is no fee. The event is
co-sponsored by the Sierra
Club and the Yulee Historic
Please make a reservation
as the trip size is limited.
Contact Todd Sack at tsack@
bgclinic.com or 403-6446.
Toys forTots paddle
The Everett P Pope
Detachment 1017 of the
Marine Corps (Fernandina
Beach) will host the second
annual Toys for Tots Kayak
Paddle Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. at
loflon Creek, at the
Melton 0. Nelson Boat Ramp
on A1A.
The event is open to the
public with a donation of a
new toy. The trip will be an
easy three-hour paddle on the
tannic stained creek transi-
tioning into a tidal salt marsh.
Potential wildlife includes tur-
tles, Ilk. I; : and birds.
Participants must wear per-
sonal flotation devices and
bring water, with food option-
al. RSVP to Len Kreger at 432-
8389 or
L .K I, I .i ,,I I
Free to breathe
Area residents of all ages
will unite to raise awareness
and vital research funding for
lung cancer at the second
annual Free to Breathe 5K
run/walk and 1-mile walk on
Nov. 6 at the Mickler's
I andiing in Ponte Vedra
Beach. All proceeds support
the National Lung Cancer
Partnership's research, edu-
cation and awareness pro-
grams, which empower
patients, advocates and the
community to effect change
and make the fight against
lung cancer a priority. For
information or to register,
donate, sponsor or volunteer
visit www.Freeto Brealhe.org.


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Trains, bandits and the shield of God's word

Suddenly, and seemingly out of
nowhere, God's voice came to my
friend. Though it wasn't an audible
voice, it was :i,,i it -.- a clear one.
"No weapon formed against you
shall prosper," the Iord said to him.
Confused and concerned by what he
had heard, Francis, that's my friend,
boarded the train and headed to his
seat. His destination was Shillong,
India; the far northeastern part of the
country. Little did he know that in a
very short time the train that he
boarded would turn into a bloodbath
complete with masked men, gun-
shots and screaming people.
Though he was a relatively new
Christian, Francis had enough sense
to take the words that he had heard
and turn them into a prayer. Even
though nothing had happened yet,
that prayer saved his life.

- "1 don't know
why you're telling
Smnle this, God, but I
,agree with you; no
S weapon formed
against me shall
prosperr" he said as
he sat down and
slid his bag under
the tattered seat.
PULPIT Interestingly,
NOTES once the train start-
ed moving, and the
bandits decided to
Pastor launch their attack,
Rob Goyle nmy friend respond-
ed just like every-
one else. He was terrified. With gun-
shots. i.1.il;i :at the back of the
train and people screaming in sheer
terror, Francis stood frozen while one
of the bandits made his way straight

toward him. His heart was about to
come out of his chest. Then, right in
the middle of it all, the words that
God had spoken to him earlier came
back to his mind, "No weapon
formed against you shall prosper."
Instantly something changed.
Though still surrounded by fear,
something else had stu'rounded him
as well. God's word had become a
shield for him. As the masked man
approached him waving his gun and
shouting commands, suddenly he
stopped, stared at him for a moment
and then turned and went the other
way. The sparing of his life was noth-
ing short of a miracle.
By the time everything was done,
the news of the attack spread
throughout the entire region; four
people dead, several wounded and all
the passengers robbed; except for

Francis, that is. Though I can't ex-
plain all the reasons that hi,; -. hap-
pen to some people and not to others,
I do know that God's word is a shield
to those who hear it and embrace it.
Here are just a couple of verses of
scripture that speak to that end:
Psalm 119:114, "You are my hid-
ing place and my shield: I hope in
your word."
Proverbs 30:5, "Every word of
God is pure: He is a shield unto them
that put their trust in Him." And,
Genesis 15:1, "After these things the
word of the Lord came unto Abram in
a visidh, saying, 'Fear not, Abram: I
am your shield, and your exceeding
great reward.'"
oIoking back, it's been about 10
years ago since my wife and I first
met Francis. In that time, God has
done some amazing things in his life.

He's now married, has two beautiful
children and continues to serve on
the pastoral staff of a church in
Mumbai, India, that has upwards of
95,000 members in that city alone.
SNo doubt, the lessons he learned
that dlay about hearing God's voice
and applying His words have served
him well over the years, and hopeful-
ly are an encouragement to you who
read this. I leave you with the verse
that God used to save his life:
"No weapon that is formed against
you shall prosper; and every tongue
that shall rise against you in judg-
ment you shall condemn. This is the
heritage of the servants of the Lord,
and their righteousness is of Me,
says the Ixrd." Isaiah 54:17.
Robert L. Goyette,is pastor of
Living Waters World Outreach Center


Coat Giveaway
Trinity United Methodist
Church is currently collecting
gently used and new coats,
jackets, sweaters and sweat-
shirts for adults and children
in preparation for a Coat
Giveaway from 9 a.m. to rioon
on Nov. 13 at the church on
the corner of Eighth and Ash
streets. To make donations
call 583-2578 for pick-up ori
delivery arrangements.

Donations needed
Harbor Shores Ministries
is a non-profit organization
that is reaching out to needy
families in the local communi-
ty. It accepts tax-deductible
donations to help local needs.
Your items may be given to a
family in need or liquidated to
supply food, clothes, furni-
ture, etc. Call 225-0963. to
schedule your tax-deductible
items to be picked up.
A women's Bible study in
Yulee is conducting an eight-
week study of the books of
Judges and Ruth on Wednes-

days from 9:30-11 a.m. The
group is non-denonminational
and meets at the home of Bea
Walker. The workbook is
available online at joyofliv-
ing.org. The group will meet
through Dec. 1. For informa-
tion contact Bea Walker at
bwalkel105@bellsouth.net or1
Men's summit
The 2010 Men's Summit
will be held Oct. 16 at Cove-
nant Community Church, 528
S. Eighth St. at 10 a.m. This
year's theme is "Take Your
Place." Come out and receive
what you need as God deliv-
ers His word through four
mighty men. The event is
free, dress is casual and lunch
will be served. For informa-
tion call (904) 624-3501.
Pastor appreciation
Miracle Faith Church of
God, 87688 Roses Bluff Road
in Yulee, will celebrate its pas-
tor, Bishop Willie J. Franklin,
and First Lady's 12th Appre-
qiation Services at 5 p.m. Oct.
17. Everyone is welcome. For
details call at 261-7374.

.'Fan the Flames'
"Fan the Flames, Fernan-
dina!" will be held Oct. 16
from 1: 30-6:30 p.m. at Central
Park, Fernandina Beach, a
free outdoor event with multi-
ple ministries, worship bands,
dance and rap artists, testi-
monies, prayer teams and fun
for the entire family. Join with
I AM International and other
interdenominational groups
from across Florida to cele-
brate and "Declare His Glory."
Contact Dan or Lynda Rush-
ing at (904) 646-2667 or visit

Celtic service
St. Peter's Episcopal
Church offers a Celtic Service
the fourth Sunday of each
month. This music-filled, can-
dlelit, peaceful, contemplative
service filled with the oppor-
tunity for meditation is open
to the entire community.
Dress is casual. The next
service is Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. For
information call 261-4293.

Prayer rally
Impact Your World Church

invites you to its monthly
Prayer Rally Oct. 29 at 7 p.m.
in the meeting room at
Comfort Inn & Suites, 462577
SR 200 in Yulee (right behind
Burger King). Pray for the
needs of people, the commu-
nity and country. Be sure to
bring your Bible and a friend.
For more information, tele-
phone Pastor Thompson at

A Women of Power
and Practical Life Study
Series will be held Oct. 30
from 10 a.m.-noon at the
Amelia Island Museum of
History, 233 S. Third St., to
assist women by providing
inspiration, motivation, educa-
tion and empowerment for
purposeful living.
Classes will be divided into
two sessions. Session one
from 10-10:55 a.m. will be
facilitated by Evangelist
Valerie Baker. Session two
from 11-11:55 a.m. will be
facilitated by Evangelist
LaVerne Floyd Mitchell. For
information contact Valerie
Baker at (904) 635-8789.

Caribbean dinner
The Promise Land
Hispanic Church, 416 Alachua
St., Fernandina Beach, now
offers an English church serv-
ice on Sundays at 11 a.m. Call
(904) 349-2595 or 755-2523.

Carlos Serrano is pastor.
The church holds a dinner
the last Saturday of each
month featuring dishes from
Latin America and the
Caribbean. The next dinner is
Oct. 30. The community is



7.00 P.M.
Running Hard Finishing Well

10.00 A.M. (Combined Worship)
Rock Solid Future

For more information: 277-4414

Woorship this week at the place of your choice

St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Welcomes You!
Located at the corner
of 8th &Atlantic \
8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist
9:15 a.m. Breakfast Burns Hall
10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist
6 p.m. Celtic Worship 4th Sunday
6 p.m. TAIZE' 2nd Sunday


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Sunday School .......................... ........ 9:30 am
Sunday Worship ..................................10:45 am
Wednesday AWANA ..........................6:15 pm
Wednesday Bible Study .....................6:30 pm
941017 Old Nassauville Road County Rd-107 South
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Come Worship with us where
the Bible is our only Authority.
Church Services: 11 am
YMCA on Citrona / 225-5368

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8:30 ....................Basic Christian Living Class
9:15 .........................Classic Worship
10:30-11:15 ................ Gospel of Mark 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 Interdenominational Community Church

(904) 277- 4414

20 South Ninth Street 261-4907
Rev. Darien K. Bolden Sr., Pastor
The Church
in the Heart of the City
With the Desire to be in the
Ileart of All People
Sunday N'ew' Memibers Class 9 at.im
Sindulh School 9:00 a.m.
Morning I lrship 10:3o0 a.. m- evry Sdaly
Wednesday' Noorl-day Prayer
Wedritesday Mid-wee'k Ste,'ic' 7-9 pm.

Ministrins: Bus S Van. Comfls. Sinvldes, south


In the heart of
9 N. 6' Street
Dr. Holton Seigling
Senior Pastor
Worship 8:30 & 11 a,
Sunday School 9:50 a
* Nursery

96362 Blackrock Rd., Yulee
Senior Pastor: Rev. Michael S, Bowen
Sunday Morning Worship Services- 0:30 am
Sunday School 9:15am
Friday 6:45 9:00 Awana
Worship Service 10:30 (Childrens Church)
Sunday p.m. Service 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service 7:00 p.m.
Nursery Provided
Bus Ministry Available
www.blackrockbaptist.com r

SiV W aters "Discover the Difference" at
Living Waters Amelia Baptist
worldyoutreach Amelia Baptist
Contemporary Woship Church
SUN 9:30am Pastor: Dr. H. Neil Helton
S WED 7 :0 pm Sunday Worship Service 10:30am
SYouth, Nurely & Bible Study -9ain
Children's Ministries Nursey provided for il services
Sminill group studics-Adulls 6pm
321 -2117 Wednesday- Prayer Service 6:30pno
R So P ChrtAIna *oytAe Preschool and Cbildren Activities
www.I .vingWaersOu leachl.or 961167 BUCCANEER TRAIL
..............Com of Buccaneer Tr, & Merbing R(oal, Fenanlina Bch.
Join us LTVE on the Web Sunday For More Ilnformaion Call: 261-9527

Rev. Brian Eburn, Pastor CHURCH
k 'Innovative Style, Contemporary Muic,
Saturday Vigil Mass -4 pm & 5:30 pm Casua/Atmosphere
Saturday 4 pm Mass at Yulee United Methodist Church Pastor Mike Kwiatkowski
Sunday Masses 800 & 10.:00 am & 12 Nooon 85520 Miner Rd
Daily Mass 8'30 am Mon, Wed, Thurs & Fn. Yulee FL 32097
6 p Tllesday Sunday Worship 9:00am and 10:30am
Holy Day Masses Viil6- 00 pm: Holy Day 8:30 a Sunday Wo rship Provided10:30am
Confessions: Saturday 3'15pm 3'45 pm or by appt
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Telephone Numbers: Meeting @ 10:30am Sunday
Parish Office: 904-261-3472; Fax 904-321-1901 Youth Program Wed. @ 6:30pm
Emergency umber. 904-277-6566, Connectig with Chist.. Connecting wied Poo
also call 904-277-05501

Pastor: Dr. Alan Brown . UHURCH
Sunday School ............... 9:4SA.M. s#AVrsA We a -
Worship Service ............. 10:SSA.M. Sunday School 9 30 am
Discipleship Training ........... 6:00P.M. Mning 1 am
Evening Worship .............. 6:00P.M. Sunday Evening 6.00 pm
Wednesday Fellowship Supper .... 6:00P.M. Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 p
Wednesday Prayer Service ....... 7:00P.M. Wednesday Team Kid 6:15 pm
904-261-4615 (church office) Nursery Provided For All Services
EVERYONE WELCOME' www Yuleebaptstchurch.com
Nursery provided 85971 Harts Rd., West 904-225-5128
Spolntsbaptlstchurch.org Yulee, FL 32097 Fax 225-0809

Traditional Worship: 9AM
Sunday School: 10AM
Praise Worship: 11AM
Nursery provided at all services
Rev. Ida Iverson, Pastor
2600 Atlantic Avenrue -Fernandlna Beach

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Everyone is welcome
Rev. Roberr Phelps
96537 Parliament Drive, Yulee
(Corner Old Nassauville Rd.)
Worship Service at 9:30 a.m.
(904) 432-8118

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in Street, Jacksonville Please join us for
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school 9:30 AM
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Worship 10:30 AM
ble Study 6:30 PM Wednesday Study 6:30PM
heir Practice 7:00 PM
A1A & Christian Way, Yulee
aveom 225-5381 Rev. Mark StilesLawson
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Fernandina Be
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1005 S 14th
Worship times:
Sun: 9:30am Bible C
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fruits, vegetables, dairy etc. With no income restrictions,
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Information or to place an order 904-261-9760

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Holy Communion 8:00 am & 10:00 am (with music)
Morning Prayer 4' Sunday of each month 0 am
Children's Programs, Bible Study and Crafts 10 am
IRv J. Michael lowhay, Rector
1830 Lake Park Dr. (Amelia Park) Fernandina Beach
904-491-6082 www.IlolyTrinityAnglicani.org

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1600 South 8th Street
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Take steps



ditions in at least some parts
of the state coupled with a long-
range forecast calling for a sig-
nificant drying cycle threaten a
potentially severe wildfire sea-
son, warns Florida Agriculture
and Consumer Services Com-
missioner Charles H. Bronson.
The culprits are a lack of any
major tropical storm activity so
far this season and the existence
of La Nina conditions, which
are expected to continue until at
least early next year.
"This weather cycle calls for
a warmer and drier winter here
in Florida, and when you com-
bine that with the lack of any
real rainfall associated with trop-
ical systems so far this season,
we.have to expect a tough wild-
fire season ahead," Bronson
During the recently com-
pleted fiscal year, Bronson's
Division of Forestry reported
a record volume of prescribed
or controlled burning both in
state forests and on private land
to reduce the flammable fuels in
forests and on timber lands
should wildfires occur.
But citizens, too, can do their
part to protect themselves and
their property, Bronson said.
The three most important
tips to protect homes from wild-
fires are:
Clean roofs and gutters to
eliminate debris, including
leaves, twigs, pine needles and
palm fronds.
Keep the area directly next
to the home free of anything
that can easily catch fire, includ-
ing flammable plants. They can
be replaced with less flammable
Maintain and keep the
landscape within 30 feet of a
home sufficiently watered to
deter flames from approaching
the home if a fire occurs.
Floridians can remain aware
of the current wildfire danger in
their areas by checking the Fire
Danger Index at http://fdi.fl-
Residents can also visit the
Florida Division of Forestry
website at www.FL-DOEcom
or call their local Division of
Forestry office.

Plant sale
Nassau County Master
Gardeners will conduct their
biannual plant sale today and
Oct. 16, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m,
Plants that have been propa-
gated by Master Gardeners
will be on sale at the Yulee
Extension office at 86026
Pages Dairy Road, rain or
As a Nassau County
exclusive, also on sale will
be Melaleuca mulch. The
bags, 2.0 cubic feet, will be
sold for $3.50 each, helping
to preserve the native forest
while improving the look of
your landscape..
Popular plants included in
the sale include Yellow
Camellia; Amherst Orange,
Olive (Arbequina), Pandora
Vine, Native Blueberry,
Cassia, Cypress, Dogwood,
Methley Plum, Foxtail Fern,
Iris Apostle, Euphorbia,
Almond Bush, Coontie,
Chapman Liatris, Verbena,
Allamanda, Salvia,
Agastache, Cat Whiskers,
Musssaenda, Spreading Yew,
Climbing Hydrangea and
SCome early for the best
selection. Call the Extension
office at 491-7340 or (904)
Wild Amelia vote
The Wild Amelia Nature
Festival 2011, to be held
May 20-22 at venues on.
and around Amelia Island, is
calling all nature lovers to '
participate in deciding
the mascot or special "crit-
ter" to be featured as the
2011 logo.
The nominees include the
American alligator, the green
anole and the bobcat.
Vote for your favorite crit-
ter at www.wildamelia.com
and your e-mail will be
entered in the drawing for a
two-kayak rental courtesy of
Kayak Amelia. Deadline to
vote is today.
Farmers Market
The Fernandina Farmers
Market will be closed Oct.
16 and hopes everyone
enjoys the Amelia Island
Cruizers Car Show. The mar-
ket will re-open Oct. 23 with
all the regular vendors as
well as Reflections of Nature,

Minorcan Datil Pepper
Products and An-Believable
Egg Rolls. Holly's Heavenly
Cheesecakes will also be
introducing her new fall
pumpkin cheesecake in addi-
tion to her original and
chocolate cheesecakes. To
sign up for the E-Mail
Newsletter, go:to www.fer-
The award-winning
Fernandina Farmers Market
is open every Saturday from
9 a.m.-l p.m. at Seventh and
Centre streets. Call 491-4872
or visit www.fernandinafarm-
Plant clinic
Becky Jordi, Nassau
County Horticulture
Extension director, will con-
duct a Plant Clinic on Oct.
18, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the
Yulee Extension Office, A1A
and Pages Dairy Road. All
county residents are invited
to bring plant samples show-
ing problems in their land-
scapes. Problems will be
identified and solutions
offered for correction. There
is no fee for this service. For
information, see http://nas-
tire/plantclinics.html or call
Bouquet dass
Master Gardener Claudie
Speed will conduct a
Landscape Matters session
on Oct. 20, "Enjoy your
Flowers Grow Your Own
Speed will discuss plan-
ning and planting a cutting
garden for the purpose of
creating your own bouquets
of flowers, herbs and foliage,
at 10 a.m. at the UF/IFAS
Nassau County
Demonstration Garden in
In case of inclement
weather, the-session will be
held in the conference
room/north corridor at the
James S. Page Governmental
Complex in Yulee. Herb bou-
quets will be given to atten-
The session is free and
open to the public.
For information, visit
dmatters.html or call the
office at 491-7340.

Plumbago plant a perfect

choicefor local gardens

. I have several plumba-
.go shrubs in my yard
but one of them is white. Do
I have a mutation? PC
A Plumbago, Plumbago
*auriculata, is most
commonly found with blue
flowers. However, one of the
specific cultivars of plumba-
go, Alba, produces white
Plumbago is a perfect
-plant for low-growing hedges
or a nice backdrop for small-
er perennials or annuals. It
can grow up to 5 feet tall with
an equal spread. Flowering
will occur best when planted
in full sun although this
shrub will
some light
requires lit-
tle watering,
after it is
but it would
GARDEN need supple-
TALK mental
watering if
your area
Becky ordi experiences
a drought. It
has few disease or insect
issues, which make it a nice
plant for people who are not
full-time residents. Some
'pruning might be required to
keep it off driveways and
In Northeast Florida, it
will die back during colder
temperatures but return dur-
ing the spring. This year, in
the UF/IFAS Nassau County
Demonstration garden, I
have seen the plumbago full
of adult butterflies that are
drinking the nectar from the
flowers. Because of its beauty
and ability to attract wildlife,
please consider adding this
plant to your garden. A link
to more information on the
plumbago from the
University of Florida is found
at http://edis.ifas.ufl.
Q What is wrong with my
tomato leaves? PT
S.The culprit is probably
.lthe Serpentine leafmin-
er or the tomato pinworm,
which are members of the fly
order and get their name
from their serpentine or
snake-like tunneling patterns
they make on the leaves.
The female deposits eggs
in the leaf tissue of almost all
types of vegetables, including
tomatoes. The female flies
are similar in size and appear-
ance to the common eye
gnat. The youth stage, which
is a yellow maggot, grows in
size as they tunnel through
the leaf and between the leaf
layers. They are eating the
green chlorophyll, leaving a
clear or white trail in the leaf.
The maggots leave a trail of
black fecal material in the
tunnels. When ready for '
pupation, leafminers cut a
hole in the leaf and drop to

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The plumbago plant,
above, is well suited to
Northeast Florida. The azal-
ea caterpillar, left, only
appears scary. It does not
sting. The serpentine leaf-
miner, below, gets its name
from the serpentine or
snake-like tunneling pat-
terns it makes on the

the soil.
Both pinworms and min-
ers are difficult to control as
they are protected by the
upper and lower leaf sur-
faces. Overuse of insecticide
for other insects seems to
result in extraordinarily large
populations of lealfiners.
The use of pest-specific insec-
ticides like Bacillus
thuringiensis (Bt) for worm
or caterpillar control helps to
save the beneficial.wasp para,
sites andl)prodalors of; i, ,o ;
leafminers, which are killed
by broad-spectrum insecti-
Lealminers also are very
difficult to control with any
insecticide and currently
there is not an acceptable
material available to the
homeowner that provides sat-
isfactory control. For more
complete information on the
leaf miner please look up the
University of Florida publica-
tion: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu
.QWill you identify the
.caterpillar on my azal-
ea? PS
A I'Tanks for bringing in
*one of them into the
office so we could correctly
identify it. The caterpillar is
an azalea caterpillar, Datana
major, which is often found
on azalea bushes anytime
from July through October.

It appears to be a scary
caterpillar but there is no
need to fear, this caterpillar
does not sting. If left alone,
Azalea caterpillars can defoli-
ate large sections of the
The caterpillars can be
treated with chemicals when
they are small by using such
active ingredients as Bacillus
thuringiensis (Bt), bifenthrin,
or spinosad.
The caterpillars will often
start out on the underside of
one or two leaves. If possible,
remove the leaves when the
caterpillars are young and
the problem will be solved.
Rebecca Jordi, UF/IFAS
Nassau County Horticultural
Extension Director, is a
University of Florida faculty
member Extension locations
are the satellite office at the
County Building in Yulee and
the main Extension Office in
Callahan. The UF/IFAS
Nassau County
Demonstration Garden is
located at the James S. Page
Governmental Complex and,
demonstrates best manage-
ment practices for Northeast
Florida. Mail questions to
Garden Talk, c/o Rebecca
Jordi, Nassau County
Extension, 543350 US 1,
Callahan, FL 32011. Visit


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sensation and Callahan resident
Shelby Crews as she performs
Gospel, Country and Christian Music
S2010 New (ospel F.ntertainer of the Year
at Pigeon Forge, TN
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Youlh Ttaleint Show 1st Place
S.009 New Goslpel Vocalist of the Year at the
Oranuige Blossom Country Music Association
SI'cda Inri'l at Jacksonville Jazz Festival Performs
extl nsivelv in Northeast Florida
Bring a can of food for the
BARNABAS food bank to honor long
time volunteer Bes'.sie Tanner.

Light refreshments will be available but individuals may bring their own.
The Courtyard Nights Series is sponsored by Florida State College Betty P. Cook
Nassau Center. The News-Leader and the Nassau Coiniti Record.
Alcoholic beverages are not permitted. Lawn chairs are encouraged.
Concert will be held in the Cafe if it rains.
Please call 548-4400 for further information. np

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Pecan sale
The Fernandina Beach
High School Exceptional
Students Education
Department is holding its
annual pecan sale through
Nov. 12, with delivery
around Nov. 19.
The shelled pecans are
$8 per pound and may be
ordered by phone or in per-
son at the FBHS office. Call
Janel Avila or Sally Fulford
at 261-5713. Make checks
payable to FBHS and please
pay when ordering.
Leaders sought
Attention grade 10 and 11
students: Youth Leadership
Nassau is now accepting
applications for the 2010-11
prograin that offers Nassau
County students an opportu-
nity to meet other students,
gain an increased awareness
of community needs, oppor-
tunities and resources and
develop effective styles of
Eligible applicants must
demonstrate proven leader-
ship ability in school and/or
community activities, have
an interest in addressing the
issues confronting Nassau
County and be academically
sound with an average of B
or better. Applications may
be obtained from school
guidance counselors.
Holiday luncheon
The Fernandina Beach
High School Foundation .
invites the community to its
Holiday Luncheon featuring
Chef Judson Cory and the
FBHS culinary students at
noon Nov. 7 at the Fernan-
dina Beach Woman's Club,
201 Jean Lafitte Blvd. For
information contact Jody
Peters at 583-9597. Please
RSVP by Oct. 24.
Barbecue festival
Fernandina Beach
Middle School will host a
Family Fall Festival
Barbecue:from-j57:p.m. Nov.
12. Dinnerfom Woody's',.. ,
Bar-B-Q consists of chicken,
ribs, cole slaw, baked beans,
roll and tea for $10. Drive-
through service is available.
The FBMS cheerleaders,
FBMS band and FBMS
drama will provide entertain-
ment. There will also be a
Smorgasbord Literary Club
bake sale. Tickets are avail-
able at the school office or
call 491-7938.
Teen Court
Nassau County Teen
Court will be held Oct. 19 at
the Nassau County Judicial
Annex, 76347 Veterans Way
in Yulee. Sessions begin at 6
p.m. Students ages 11-18 are
invited to participate. Those
wishing to be on the volun-
teer jury or act as attorneys,
court clerks and bailiffs can
sign up through their guid-
ance offices or at court. To
participate as an attorney,
see Coordinator Charles
Griffin, who assigns the
rotating positions. Volunte-
ers must arrive between 5:30
and 6 p.m. For information
call Griffin at 548-4600.
Public hearing
A public hearing for
review of the Fernandina
Beach Middle School's
School Improvement Plan
will be held Oct. 19 at 6 p.m.
in the school media center. A
copy of the plan will be avail-

NACDAC meeting
Members of the commu-
nity interested in the preven-
tion and elimination of
underage drinking and other
drug use within Nassau
County are invited to attend
this month's Nassau Alcohol,
Crime and Drug Abatement
Coalition (NACDAC) meet-
ing Oct. 19 at 4 p.m.
NACDAC is a nonprofit
coalition created to support
and encourage drug-free
lifestyles for the youth of
Nassau County. It meets the
third Tuesday of every
month at 4 p.m. at the
County Building.at 86026
Pages Dairy Road, Yulee.
Visit www.nacdac.org or call
Susan Woodford at 261-5714,
ext. 2616.
WNHS dramas
The West Nassau High
'School Drama Department
will perform two one-act
plays on Oct. 21 and Oct. 22
at 7:30 p.m. in the black box
theater in the drama room, 1
Warrior Drive, Callahan.
The students will perform
'The Unknown Soldier" by
Warren Frost, an unusual
drama about the depths of
grief felt by families in the
North during the Civil War.
The West Nassau Repertory
Theatre, the newly formed
group created to support the
drama program at WNHS,
will perform "Dust of the
Roid" by Kenneth Goodman,
an inspiring tale of good ver-
sus evil. The cast will feature
Janet Cote Merow and Jeff
Goldberg, along with two
West Nassau teachers,
Alison Stewart and Martha
Garvin as supporting cast.
Tickets are $3 for students
and $5 for adults and will be
sold in the drama room
before the show date and at
the door. For information call
(904) 879-3461.
PB&J Drive
The Nassau County
Volunteer Center and Girl
Scouts of Nassau County
12th annual Peanut Butter
and Jelly Drive runs through
Oct. 25.
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); South-
side Elementary (asmine
Street); St. Michael Academy
(Broome Street); Palm III
Realty (State Road 200);
Publix; Gasson's Northside
Napa Auto Care (Jackson-
ville); DeSalvo Tire Service
(Jacksonville Beach); and
Athlete's Choice Fitness
Center (Jacksonville).
Over the past 11 years, as
much as 5,500 pounds of
peanut butter and jelly have
been collected, enough to
make 27,500 sandwiches.
This year, as in the past, the
donations will be distributed
to Nassau County Head Start
Programs and other agen-
cies serving people in need.
For information call'the cen-
ter at 261-2771, or email at
SAC meeting
Fernandina Beach High
School will have a School
Advisory Council meeting
Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. in the main
office conference room.
Contact Spencer Lodree at
261-5713 with any questions
and/or concerns.

Homecoming at YHS
Yulee High School will ceel- ball halftime show.
ebrate Homecoming 2010 Oct. Friday, Oct. 29 will feature
27-29 with the theme, a "Homecoming Bar-B-Que
"Hornets on Safari!" Lunch," an annual event for
Dress-up days will be held all seniors who have received
every day, with a classroom a Senior Select card. The
door decorating contest lunch will take place in the
Monday through Friday that courtyard in front of building
week. 3 during all three lunches.
A pep-rally will be held Bring your ID and Senior
from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the YHS Select card and enjoy.
stadium and the homecoming The parade begins at 4:30
court rehearsal from 3:45-4 p.m. Friday and the home-
p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27. coming game at 7 p.m. against
Students who meet the KEY the Interlachan Rams. A
Incentive criteria will have a homecoming dance will be
chance to win various prizes held in the YHS cafetorium
and possibly the key for the after the game till midnight.
new truck. Dress-up day themes are:
Carnival set-up begins Wednesday, Safari Day-dress
Thursday, Oct. 28 at 3:31 p.m., up as animals, vegetation or
with the carnival from 5:30-8 people that are in the jungle
p.m. and the Powder-puff on a safari! (Hats with the cos-
game from 6-8 p.m. Voting for tume will be allowed for this
the 2010 Homecoming Queen dress up day.); Thursday -
and King will take place on Class Color Day Dress up
Thursday during lunch. The and support your class by
winners will be announced wearing your class color; and
during the Friday night fool- Friday, Spirit Day.



Mighty Marching Pirate Band the best
The FBHS Mighty Marching Band competed in the 12th Annual Middleburg Marching Festival, a spectacular
event that was held Saturday.
Tnder the direction of band director Johnnie Robinson, the band took home First Place and Best in Class in
class 1A competition. The band also claimed Best in Class for music, percussion, marching and maneuvering and
general effects. The score the band received proved to be more than enough to qualify the band for the Florida
Marching Band Tournament to be held in November. *

Far from home
At a recent meeting, the Fernandina Beach Rotary Club
was pleased to welcome the two exchange students being
sponsored by the club for the coming year: Hanka
Nouskova and Herly Hadi. Herly traveled to Fernandina
from his home in West Java, Indonesia. He explained that
Indonesia is made up of more than 17,500 islands with
some 500 different ethnic groups. He shared a number of
photos from his homeland including Bali Island, several
ancient Buddhist temples and Komodo Island, infamous
Sas home to the giant lizards known as Komodo Dragons.
Hanka, who is from the Czech Republic, shared photos
and information about her hometown, Tabor, founded in
1420. She noted that high school in the U.S. is much dif-
ferent than in her homeland, where students take 15 dif-
ferent subjects and the class schedule changes each day.
Both Hanka and Herly have already become very involved
in local high school activities, including football, volleyball
and the Interact Club, and are looking forward to their
year in Fernandina Beach. From left are Fernandina Beach
Rotary Club President Trip Clark with Hanka and Herly.
Visit www.femnandinabeachrotaryclub.org.
,M BNl1.1- A')

- .

Continuing education
The staff of Miss Kate's Pre
K recently attended the 55th
annual Florida Association
for the Education of Young
Children conference held in
Orlando. Teachers Penka
Klauder, Terri Lee, Susan
Golding and McKenzie
Armbrust, along with
Director Kate Hart (not pic-
tured) participated in a full
day of training workshops in
instructional techniques,
reading skills, after-care
activities, parent communica-
tion and personnel issues.

Girl Scouts
On Saturday,
Sept. 25, local
Girl Scout
Troops 569,
732, 643, 400
and 880 gave
back to the
community by
helping clean
up Main Beach
in Fernandina


Fair pageant
The Miss Norlheast Florida IFair
Beauty Pageant will be held Oct. 16 at 3
p.m. in the Multi Purpose building at the
Northeast Florida Fairgrounds in
Callahan. 'Ihe pageant will feature young
ladies in grades 9 through 12. For more
information, c-mnil pageant director
Donna Stampls i:leemaii at donnafree-
Miss Amelia Island
The llallrooln Youth Academy pres-
ents the third annual "Miss Amelia Island
Classic Pageant," open to all young ladies
from Nassau and Camnden countries, Nov.
6 at the Peck Center auditorium.
Categories include motherl/daughter;
baby/wee mIiss/petit(e wee miss; little
miss/petite miiss/junior miss; and teen
miss/miss Amelia Island classic. Age

groups are: baby miss (birth-12nmonths);
wee miss (13-23 months); petite miss (2-3
years); little miss (4-6); petite little (7-9);
junior miss (10-13); teen miss (14-16);
and miss (17-22). The pageant starts at 4
p.m., with the Miss Amelia Island event at
7 p.m.
Entry fee is $35 ($5 discount for two
children in the same family); plus S,5 per
each of the following categories: prettiest
smile, hair, dress, eyes, and S 15 1per photo
to enter most photogenic photo.
Contact pag ellnt director Susalnne
Omram at (904) 704-7635. All proceeds
will benefit the Ballroom Youth Academy,
a non-profit 501c3 organization that offeIrs
free ballroom dance classes for Amelia
Island and Yulee students iii grades 1-12.
Visit www.classicballroom.net.
Miss Earth
The Miss Earth Nassau County and

Miss Teen Earth Nassau County Pageant
2011 will be held at Yulee High School on
Jan. 15 at 5 p.m.
The pageants, the preliminary to Miss
Earth Florida & Teen Earth Florida, are
open to ages 14-26. Little Miss and Junior
Miss Earth Keepers are open to ages 4-
13. This is a non-competitive program.
There will be a mandatory rehearsal/
breakfast the morning of the pageant
from 9:30 a.m. to noon, for all partici-
The Miss Earth Pageants are for
young women to develop and discover
their life interests and to acquire confi-
dence, self-esteem and determination to
make their dreams come true whatever
they may be while offering a service to
their community.
For information visit the Miss Earth
Nassau County Facebook page or email
missearth nassaucounty@yahoo.com.




FRIDAY. OcrOBER 15.2010







"The Yulee Hornets made their debut in the state rankings this week. The No. 5 Hornets host the No. 1 Bolles Bulldogs tonight. Kickoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. The Hornets are
4-1 and 2-0 in the district as they face another district foe in Bolles. Yulee High School seniors Derrick Peterson, Keith White and John Hall, from left, and their teammates
welcome the challenge.



Its game day Yulee Hornets host Bolles: FBMS Pirates home with Providence today


Dig that seated cushion
out of the closet. It's game
The Fernandina Beach
Middle School football team
kicks off today's double-head-
er at 2:30 p.m.; when they
host Providence.
The nightcap is a 7:30 p.m.
match-up in Yulee between
the Yulee High School
Hornets'and the top-ranked
Bolles Bulldogs.
The Hornets made their
first appearance in the state
rankings this week. Yulee is
ranked No. 5 this week after
knocking off fifth-ranked
West Nassau a week ago in
"It's nice to be ranked,"
said Bobby Ramsay, head
football coach at Yulee. "The
coaches and players though,
we really don't want to get
wrapped up in it. If we don't
keep playing well, it won't
mean much in a couple of
"It won't get you first
downs or stops against Bolles.
You have to play and play
The Hornets are 4-1 and 2-
0 in the district.The unbeaten
Bulldogs have been perched
at No. 1 all season. The
Hornets are hoping to knock

them off that perch tonight.
"We've worked hard," said
senior lineman Keith White.
"We just have to play hard
and be disciplined, execute
every play."
John Hall said the secret
to the team's success this sea-
son is hard work.
"We worked pretty hard
over the summer," Hall said.
"We're going to keep motivat-
ed and keep pushing. We're
going to keep on going, push-
ing to be better."
Being the first Yulee team
to make the state rankings
isn't lost on the players.
"We're getting a lot of
attention," said senior wide
receiver Derrick Peterson. "It
feels pretty good."
Teammate Derrick
"Shocka" Henry has gotten
his fair share of the attention.
The sophomore running back
has well over 1,000 yards and
17 touchdowns halfway
through the season.
And his teammates could-
n't be more pleased for him.
"A win is a win," White
But you don't have to wait
until 7:30 p.m. to catch some
gridiron action. The FBMS
Pirates kick off at 2:30 p.m.
today. It's homecoming and'
the Pirates (4-1) are hosting
Providence (5-0).
"It'll be a tough game,"

said Casey Walker, an eighth-
grade middle linebacker antd
center for FBMS. "It's going
to be 2:30 p.m., but I think
we're ready for it. The humid-
ity and weather might be a
problem, but I think we can
handle it."
The game is this afternoon
with all the festivities, but the
dance is tonight. The players
say they aren't distracted,
"I think we're focused
enough," Walker said. "We'll
be busting heads."
Teammate Will Mitchell, a
seventh grader, is confident in
his team.
"I think we have good play-
ers," he said. "Before we
Started playing, I thought we
were going to do good."
And to prepare for today's
matchup, Mitchell said the
team has been "running, look-
ing over the plays a lot and
going over defense."
The FBMS Pirates have
rebounded from a 1-6 season,
when the only team they beat
was Providence, and boast a
4-1 record this season.
"Last year was a rough
year for us, trying to get
things going," FBMS assis-
tant coach Raleigh Green
said. "But the kids really
bought in in the off-season

GAME Continued on 13A

Derrick "Shocka" Ilenry dodges a West Nassau Warrior Friday night in Callahan.
Henry, a 6-foot-2, 220-pound sophomore running back for Yulee, scored his ,17th
touchdown in a 17-6 victory over the fifth-ranked Warriors. The 4-1 Hornets, ranked
fifth in the state this week, host the top-ranked Bolles Bulldogs tonight. Kickoff is at
7:30 p.m.


Jags vs. Titans

LAST GAME: The Jacksonville Jaguars amassed
a season-high 216 yards on the ground Sunday at
Buffalo and overcome a 10-point first quarter
deficit to earn a 36-26 win. OB David Garrard
matched his career-high with three touchdown
passes, to to TE Marcedes Lewis, and DE Aaron
Kampman recorded a team-high 10 tackles, 1.5
sacks and four quarterback hits. Josh Scobee had
another perfect day with five field goals. Deji
Karim had 216 all-purpose yards in his debut.
NEXT UP: The Jaguars return to division play as
they host the Tennessee Titans at EverBank Field
Monday on ESPN Monday Night Football. Kickoff
is set for 8:30 p.m. The Jaguars will host a
Monday Night Football game for the ninth time in
franchise history and it marks the fifth time in the
last five seasons the Jaguars will play on Monday
and the 13th time overall (7-5 record). The
Jaguars have played the Houston/Tennessee
franchise more than any other NFLteam they
have met 30 times in the regular season with the
Titans leading the series 17-13. The teams split
the series in 2009.
RADIO/TV: The game will be broadcast nationally
on ESPN and locally on WJXT (channel 4).
Games are broadcast on Jaguars Radio Network
stations WOKV AM and FM (690 and 106.5).
WEBSITE: Visit www.jaguars.com.

Virginia Tech lineman plays through thepain

V irginia Tech has already
had a memorable sea-
son and it's not even to
Ihle half-way point. The
Hokies lost their opening game to
Boise State on national television.
Then, they suffered the disgrace
of losing to Division II James
Madison and, this past weekend,
it got even more unusual.
Virginia Tech left guard Greg
Nosal missed his initial block as
quarterback 'I'yrod Taylor,
dropped back to pass. This sent
'aylor scrambling and the 6-foot-
6, 293-pound Nosal tried to throw
a block on the oncoming defen-
sive end, when his pinkie finger
gol caught in the defender's face-
mask and, at first, felt like what hi
described as "a really bad cut."
I le was wearing gloves and
noted blood pooling in the tip of
the glove, so he just kept putting
pressure on it between plays in
order to stop the bleeding. After
the Hokies turned the ball over
on downs, he trotted off the field
and removed his glove to seek

-. attention ofl he
Medical staff.
Nosal said in
Spost-game inter-
views, "I take my
glove off and I
J look down alld I
SSee' mvy boneI
sticking out."
Thinking el
had a flact-ure
DADC Ithrough the
SPORTS skin, he went to
M EDICINIh team's athle-
ict trainer, Mike
GRKGORY G-oforlli.
SMi'II. M.D. Nosal asked,
"Will yoi guys
.-- -- (ape litis iup"'
The athletic trainer iiin'cdiitel -
ly covered i( and escorted him to
the locker roin1 to fully examine
his hand and obtain X-rays.
(oforlh questionedd Nosal as
to the exact location on lhe f1eld
where the play occurred in hopes
ol finding the tip ofl his finger.
"Finally, as were walking to the
X-ray room, I'm like, 'Why do they

want to know? Did my finger fall
off?' And he's like, 'I'll tell you
when you're laying down,'" Nosal
lie was told that the end of his
finger was missing.l The coaches
were alerted to the nature of the
injury and actually went on (the
field looking for it. The trainer
then looked inside the glove and
found it. The team physician, Dr.
Marc Seigel, looked at Nosal's lin-
ger and the tip and decided the tip
could be saved.
IHe gave Nosal his options.
I10 could have the finger realt-
lached iinmeduiately or they could
put it on ice and ihe could finish
out the gaume.
For Nosal, there really was no
other considerations of what li e f ll
Ie should do. 1le took some nmed-
ication to help him with the pain,
had the wound bandaged and
taped up a;ind re-entere1 d tlhe galme
in the second half. Ile played into
tlhe fourth iquarltr anld, with lthe
game well in hand and his pain
medication starting to wear off,

Nosal then had the fingertip reat-
Virginia Tech coach Frank
Beamer was simply beaming
about his player after the game.
"You talk about a tough guy.
For him to continue to play, it
says a lot about him and what his
effort for this football team is,"
Beamer said.
Nosal has stated he is actually
surprised the injury has garnered
so much attention, but then
added, "I guess it's a big deal if
your pinkie got ripped off."
This column is written to dis-
cuss issues regarding sports, medi-
cine and safety. It is not intended to
serve as a replacement for treat-
ment by a doctor It is only designed
to offer guidelines on the preven-
tion, recognition and care of
injuries and illness. Specific con-
cerns should be discussed with a
physician. Mail questions to
Gregory Smitih, M.D., 1250 S.
18th St.. Suite 204. Fernandina
Beach. FL 32034. Call 261-8787
or visit wwi.gsmiithmd.com.






. i, I

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2010 SPORTS News-Leader

Casey Walker, Calvin Logan and Will Mitchell, from left, and the Fernandina Beach
Middle School football team will host Providence today for homecoming. Kickoff is
slated for 2:30 p.m. at Pirate Field. The FBMS Pirates are 4-1 this season.
Providence is 5-0.

GAME From 12A
and through the summer.
They've worked hard. They
definitely deserve the credit
for this.
"They're definitely playing
some good football right
Although the Pirates man-
aged a win over Providence
last season, Green said no
one is taking the team lightly.
'They actually.feel like
we're the underdogs in this,"
Green said. "They've beaten
Bolles and Trinity Christian

and those types of guys. So
they look at this as.a.pretty
big challenge for us.
"We're looking forward to
it. The boys have worked real
hard. We actually started lift-
ing in January, getting ready,
so it's been a long road."
Green said it has been
somewhat of a challenge
keeping the boys focused on.
the game with homecoming
events coinciding with the
"Yeah, some of the boys
are thinking about 'Who am I
going with?' or What girls

will I dance with?' They know
what they're here to do. They
have pretty good focus on fin-
ishing this season out with
that one loss."
The Pirates' lone loss is to
.the St. Marys Middle School
eighth-grade team. Yulee's
lone loss is to 5A Ocala
The Yulee Middle School
football team is at home
Saturday. They Buddy Taylor
Middle School at 11 a.m.
The Fernandina Beach
High School football team is
idle tonight.

Briggs, Warner four-ball champs

The team of Randy Briggs
and Berger Warner fired a
final rourrd six-under-par 66 to
capture the 36th Senior Four-
Ball Championship at Amelia
National Golf Club in
Fernandina Beach Tuesday
and Wednesday.
The duo from Ocala post-
ed a seven-under-par 65 in the
first round to go along with
their final round six-under-par
66 to post a tournament total
of 13-under-par 131 to win
tha 2010;Ghampionship by
two st&&k s' i-Tis-t-their sec--
ond Senior Four-Ball
Championship. With their
win, Briggs and Warner
earned an exemption into the
2011 Four-Ball
The defending champions,

Bob Ethridge of Plantation
and Rick Woulfe from Fort
Lauderdale, finished alone in
second place after posting a
tournament total of 133. With
his second-place finish,
Woulfe earned senior player-
of-the-year honors, which
capped off his terrific year.
Three teams finished tied
for third, including the team
from Lecanto, Bill Joens and
Carl Nanni; the team from
Jacksonville, John Milton and
' Mike B'odney; and the team
of Tom Johnson from 'lampa
and Kim Schwencke of
Temple Terrace, with a tour-
nament total of 10-under-par
In the super senior divi-
sion, the duo from Coral
Springs, Jim DuBois and Bob

Rogoff, went wil'e-to-wire to
win their division by three
strokes. DuBois and Rogoff
finished the event with a tour-
nament total of 10-under-par
134. This is DuBois and
Rogoff's second super senior
Four-Ball Championship.
The defending champions,
Ron LeClair of Orlando and
Cu'tis Madson, of Mount
Dora, finished tied for second
place with a tournament total
of seven-under-par 137. Tom
Danluck of Miami and Frost
Walker of Coral Gables also
finished in second place with
a total of 137.
George Watts and Tommy
Shave of Fernandina Beach
also played in the event. They
posted a 146 in the senior

Dallas scores, leads Bulldogs in rushing

Down 14-0 and struggling
to move the ball in the second
quarter Saturday, The Citgdel
brought out the punt crew on
fourth-and-11. A trick play
sent punter Cass Couey up
the middle for a 33-yard rush,
earning the first down on the
Chattanoogd 26-yard line.
On third-and-four, fullback
Terrell Dallas of Fernandina

Beach rushed for an eight-
yard touchdown ruin, putting
the Bulldogs on the board
with 6:58 left in the first half.
The Citadel dropped its
third straight game Saturday,
falling 28-10 to Chattanooga at
Johnson Hagood Stadium in
Charleston, S.C.
Dallas led the rushing
attack for The Citadel with 67

yards on 16 carries. Dallas
and teammate Domonic Jones
are both graduates of
Fernandina Beach High
The Citadel returns to
action Saturday at
Appalachian State for a 6 p.m.
kickoff. For information on
Bulldog football, visit

YHS Lady Hornet volleyball team hosts Ribault

The Yulee High School
volleyball team hosted Ribault
Tuesday. It was senior night
and Amanda Giles and
Samantha Jones were both
honored as seniors.

Shadi Bedell was 17-for-17
serving, including 16 straight
to close out game two. She
had 16 points and a pair of
Sarah Burrell had 11 kills

and two blocks. Sierra Mills
had 10 assists and Bedell had
nine. Giles led the team in
passing. Jones served 100
percent. and had her best
offensive game of the year.


Amelia Island Youth Soccer U8 Team kick, added another goal to Team Dynamite's
Dynamite showed up Saturday ready to play. It score.
was a great morning to play soccer and the Team Dynamite played a makeup game.
team was pumped. Mitchell Aarons played a Tuesday. Even though it wasn't the normal
great game, taking control of the ball numerous time, the team was ready to go. Everyone
times. Trevor Norris, Yojan Clark and Mitchell played exceptionally well, with all players hav-
Alboher played a great defensive game and ing control of the ball. Everyone played great
lead the team offensively, each having four defense and offense. Alboher had four goals
goals. Asa Alderson played an awesome offen- followed by Norris with three. Alderson, Lee
sive game, adding two goals, followed by lan and Clark each had two goals. Balsamo and
Good and Anthony Balsamo each with one. Good added a goal each. Aarons played great
Aubree Lee played tough and, on a penalty. adding to the defense.

H &

Varsity Football
Oct. 22 at Interlachen*
Nov. 5 YULEE* (homecoming)
Varsity Football
Oct. 15 BOLLES
Oct. 22 at University Christian
Nov. 5 at Fernandina Beach
Nov. 12 Paxon (seniors)
Cross Country
Oct. 16 Pre-state at Dade City
Oct. 27 JV Invite, Bishop Kenny
Nov. 4 District 2-2A

Nov. 13 Region 1-2Aat Tallahassee
Nov. 20 State 2A at Dade City
Junior Varsity Football
Oct. 20 at Bishop Kenny 7:00
Oct. 28 at Yulee 6:00
Oct. 14 at HIlliard 5:30/6:30
Oct. 18 FERNANDINA 5:30/6:30
Oct. 25-26 District at Bolles TBA
Oct. 28 District championship at Bolles
Junior Varsity Football
Oct. 21 at Episcopal 7:30
Oct. 18 YULEE 5:30/6:30

Oct. 19 at Providence 5:30/6:30
Oct. 25-28 District 3-3A at Bolles
Girls Golf
Oct. 18 District 5-1A TBA
Oct. 25 Region 2-1Aat UF 9:30
Nov. 2-4 State 1A, Dunnellon TBA
Boys Golf
Oct. 19 District 5-A TBA
Oct. 25 Region 2-A, Galnesvllle 9:30
Nov. 2-3 State 1A at Ocala 9:30
Oct. 21 ST. JOHNS CO. DAY 4:00
Oct. 28 District 2-1A at Bolles 9:00
Nov. 4 Region 1-1A in Tallahassee
Nov. 11 State finals In Orlando 8:30


Gator Club meets
The Nassau County Gator Club will meet
from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 28 at O'Kane's Irish Pub,
downtown Fernandina Beach. The Gator fam-
ily is getting together for the annual show-
down between Florida and Georgia. Guest
speaker is Steve Russell, director of sports for
WRUF at the University of Florida. Everyone
is welcome. Contact Tommy Roberts at (904)
335-7326 for information.

Amelia Island Boules Club meets at the
south end of the marina Saturdays at 9:30
a.m. and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Boules, or
petanque, is a cousin of bothhorseshoes and
of the Italian bowling game called bocce.
The club got started after the 2009
Petanque America Open and now counts 36
members of all ages. Newcomers are always
welcome and loaner equipment is available
free of charge.
Nine AIBC teams are training for the 2010
Open, which will be held Nov. 13-14. This
year some 220 players are expected from 24
states, Canada and Europe. For information
visit ameliaislandboules.blogspot.com or
www. petanque-america-open.com.

Ared tospeakatAtRevent
The Amelia Island Runners club is plan-
ning a series of social events with guest
speakers. All area runners and walkers are
Guest speaker for the first event Oct. 19
will be Doug Aired, longtime race director of
the Gate River Run and board member of
Jacksonville's JTC Running club and co-
owner of 1st Place Sports. He'll take a look at
the local running boom going back to the
1970s, including the growth of the River Run
and his thoughts on where it stands now and
what's ahead. He'll also talk about.the origins
and growth of North Florida running clubs and
the specialty running store business.
The event will start with a "social hour" at 6
p.m. Oct. 19 in the banquet room of O'Kane's
Irish Pub, 318 Centre St. Hors d'oeuvres will
be provided by the club with a cash bar and
the option for guests to have dinner in the
adjacent dining room. Alred's talk will begin at
7:30 p.m. with a question-and-answer session
from 8-8:15 p.m. The public is invited, but
asked to RSVP in advance by calling 321-
0674 or sending an email to runnernews
@aol. com. Visit AmelialslandRunners.com.

Spooky Blast I and II will be held Oct. 17 at
Amelia Shotgun Sports, 86300 Hot Shot Trail
in Yulee. Register from 8-9:55 a.m. for the first
tournament and from 1-2:30 p.m. for the after-
noon shoot. Registration fees are $60 ($65 at
the door), $45 for juniors ($50 at the door)
and war-ups are $5 from 8-10 a.m. Fee
includes sausage sandwich breakfast, lunch
and awards. Call 753-4619 or 548-9818,.or,
e-mail clyde@ameliashotgunsportS.corm '

JoinTeam Nirvana
Team Nirvana will. have their first training
session on Oct. 23 at 9:30 a.m. at Main
Beach, beginning a 15-week training sched-
ule to run, run/walk, walk/run or walk the
marathon for breast cancer Feb. 13. This will
be the fourth season Team Nirvana has par-
ticipated in this event. Training is free; mem-
bers meet Saturdays. All ages andgenders
are welcome. Call Liz Kawecki at 415-YOGA
for information.

The National Rifle Association friends in
Nassau County will host a dinner at 6 p.m.
Nov. 4 at the Callahan Fairgrounds located at
543350 US Hwy. 1 in Callahan.Tickets are
$35 per person. Contact Allison Haga at (904)
765-7158 or hagafamfl@aol.com for more

FlodaGeorga festivities
Guests and locals can enjoy the fun and
excitement at the Omni Amelia Island
Plantation during the annual football week-
end, when the Georgia Bulldogs take on their
long-time rivals, the Florida Gators, in nearby
Jacksonville. From the Frat Bash and drink
specials to the boardwalk celebrations, and
Hallo-ween Carnival, the Omni Amelia Island
Plantation has an assortment of events open
to'the public Oct. 29.
As guests arrive, they can swing by The
Spa & Shops for a pre-party from noon to 5
p.m. with drinks and more festivities. From 4-8
p.m. in the Amelia's Wheels parking lot,
guests can enjoy the Halloween Carnival, fea-
turing hayrides, bobbing for apples, costume
contest, games, prizes and spooky entertain-
ment for the whole family. The Spa & Shops
will host more fun with a Boardwalk Bash
from 5-8 p.m., featuring live entertainment.
Friday evening is capped off with the annu-
al Frat Bash, including food, bar and a good
time. "The Party Band of the South," The
Swingin' Medallions, will keep everyone danc-
ing 'til the wee hours.
Party goers will also feast on sauteed
gator tail, grilled chicken breast sandwiches,
hot dogs and pasta salad. Tickets can be pur-
chased in advance for $55 per person or at
the door for $60 per person.
Guests can stay at the Omni Amelia Island

Plantation for $199 per night on Friday and
Saturday. To purchase advance tickets to the
Frat Bash call 491-4646.
For information, call 1-800-The-Omni or
visit www.omniameliaislandplantation.com.

Exercise fight breastcancer
Join Janet Burns-Price to help fight breast
cancer by participating in a special exercise
class. She will be teaching a core fitness
class from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at GoYoga Amelia
Island, 708 South Eighth St., Oct. 22. All the
funds raised will be donated to help find a
cure for breast cancer.

Baseball school
Local baseball coach Shelly Hall is offering
baseball lessons through his new school. For
information, contact.him at 583-0377.

Shootwth the sheriff
The I 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

Baseball and softball umpires may join the
fastest growing umpires association in
Northeast Florida, the River City Umpires
Association. River City Umpires is currently
recruiting men and women to officiate base-
ball and softball. If you live or work in Baker,
Bradford, Clay, Duval, Putnam, St. Johns and
Nassau counties, call Terry Padgett at (904)
879-6442 or visit www.rivercityumps. com.

Saling Club meets
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

Sports association
Nassau County Sports Association meets
at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday at the county build-
ing, Yulee. Call 261-1075 or 277-1609 foL

Challenger Bowling
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 for information.

Gator Bowl ticketsonsale
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 ESPN2.
Ticket prices for the Gator Bowl are $80 for
VIP seats and $60 for stadium seats. Club
seats are sold out. 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 Island, Windsor Parke
Golf Club and the Champions Club at
Julington Creek, McAlister's Deli and
For the complete listing of "The Patch"
benefits visit gatorbovil.com. "The Patch" can
be purchased for $5 at both Sneakers Sports
Grille locations and online at gatorbowl.com.

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

Fitness programs
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, 1915 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)
335-0539, goyogainc.com.

14A FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2010 SPORTS News-Leader

When tides and winds cooperate, fishing's at its best

enjoying picture-
perfect fishing
weather and, when
the tides and winds cooper-
ate, fishing just doesn't get
any better. Unfortunately, one
of the best
fisheries we
have enjoyed
in past fish-
ing seasons
is red snap-
Sthe red snap-
per fishery is
ON THE closed and
may be
WATER closed for
some time
TERRY now until
LACOSS National
...- Oceanic and
Administration employs the
correct methods of gathering
data on the Southeast Atlantic
red snapper stocks.
"Let's drop a chunk of
Boston mackerel down to the
live bottom and just see
what's biting," Jacksonville's
George Savitz said to his son
Chris. 'The second the cut
bait made contact with the
bottom I hooked into a 15-
pound red snapper that was
quickly released. I dropped
three more baits to the bot-
tom with similar success.
There were so many red
snapper holding on that live
bottom that Chris and I had
to move."
Amelia Island deep sea
fishermen are presently expe-
riencing similar success with
red snapper literally attacking
their baits before keeper
black sea bass or grouper can
be caught.
During last weekend's IFA
Redfish Tour stop in
Fernandina Beach, there
were some pretty impressive
catches of redfish. However,

Bluefish are schooling during the hard moving tides at the Nassau and St. Marys inlets. Mark Davis, right, is pictured with an average-size blue
for Northeast Florida waters. John Kline, left, tossed his six-foot cast net perfectly over a school of fall mullet. Live mullet are perfect live baits for
a variety of near and offshore game fish.

out of the 58 teams that
entered the event, 20 teams
did not weigh in a legal red-
fish. In better perspective, 40
fishermen did not catch a
legal redfish.
Oddly.enough, the Florida
Wildlife Commission is pre-
sently considering increasing
the bag limit on redfish. You
can express your thoughts by
mailing www.commissioi-
A much better idea would
be to raise the slot limit of 27
inches to 30 inches and keep

the bag limit at Wne redfish
per day per angler.
The FWC will hold a work-
shop on the redfish bag limit
and is seeking public opinion
Nov. 23 from 6-8 p.m. at tie
Jacksonville Public Library
located at 10599 Deerwood
Park Blvd.
Red drum are still holding
at the St. Marys inlet and tak-
ing cut baits and fresh shrimp
fished dead on the bottom. A
few tarpon are holding at the
very end of the St. Marys
south jetty rocks. Retrieve a

Rapala XRW-13 over the sub,
merged rocks and hang on.
This same tarpon tactic is
presently working at the
Nassau Sound Bridge, where
tarpon are literally crashing
schools of mullet
Sea trout and redfish are
keying onto the schools of
small menhaden and mullet
during the last few hours of
the incoming tide. Bill
Pittman's Spot Tail Special in
the white color pattern is
catching keeper-size reds and
trout when all other fishing

techniques fail. Key areas
during the flooding tide
include Tiger Basin and the
upper reaches of Langsford
Whiting are running in the
surf and taking ultra-fresh
shrimp fished with a Fish
Finder setup. Be sure to
remove the head from the
shrimp and peel the shell off
so that fish-catching smell of
the shrimp attracts nearby
surf species.
Tides this weekend will
find a mid-morning low tide

arriving at 10:10 a.m. at the
mouth of the Amelia River
and a late afternoon flood tide
at 4:09 p.m.
The News-Leader encour-
ages local anglers to submit .
photographs of their catches.
Email photos to bjones@
fbnewsleadercom, mail them
to PO. Box 766, Fernandina
Beach, FL 32035, or drop
them by the office at 511 Ash
St. in Fernandina Beach. Call
Beth Jones at 261-3696 for


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Workshop features 'Martha Stewart of Art Business'


A lyson Stanfield has a mes-
at your craft and a suc-
cessful businessperson, too.
That and much more is what
she wants attendees take away from
her "Shameless Self-Promotion No-
Excuses Art-Marketing Workshop"
being held this weekend at the
Hampton Inn & Suites downtown,
organized by the Amelia Island
Artists Workshop team of Mikolean
Longacre and Sandra Baker-Hinton.
"What I want for workshop atten-
dees is something a little more prac-
tical" than just coming away with a
newfound belief in their business
abilities, noted Stanfield in an email


interview. "I'd
like them to go
home with lots
of ideas, but
not just ideas
that they put
on the shelf for
later. I provide
planning time
at the end of
the workshop
where every-
one works on a
plan of action.
Those who
take time to
write out a plan

with goals will get the most from the
Stanfield speaks from years of
experience. She began consulting
with artists informally in the early

Registration information
Shameless Sell-Promotion A No-Excuses Art Marketing Workshop
with Alyson B. Stanfield is open to all artists in all mediums It will be held
Saturday and Sunday from 4-10 p.m. at the Hampton Inn. downtown
Fernandina Beach. Cost is $150 Lunch will be available each day for $10.
For more information-and registration contact Mikolean Longacre at tmpro-
mark@aol.com or 415-3900 or 491-8040 Contachhe author for informa-
lion on her books and blog at alyson@artbizcoach com or (303) 273-5904

1990s in her role as a museum cura-
tor. When she left museums, her old
artist-friends approached her for
help and advice and she quickly
learned that everyone wanted an
agent. A little research into that field
led Stanfield to conclude that she
wouldn't be doing artists any favors
by doing all of the work for them,
her website notes. Instead, she
decided to teach :ii i-i the skills

they need for a successful career.
She's so good at teaching the "cor-
rect" way to do things that her
friends call her 'The Martha Stewart
of the Art Business."
The author of I'd Rather Be in the
Studio! The Artist's No-Excuse to Self-
Promotion, Stanfield is also the
founder of www.artbizcoach.com
(2002) and www.artbizblog.com
(2004). She has taught artist work-

shops and been a keynote speaker in
22 states and she's coming from
Colorado exclusively for this event.
'ITopics she will cover include how
to write a better artist statement;
how to expand your mailing list;
email secrets for belttr results; do's
and don't of artist websites; how to
increase traffic to your blog or web-
site; and why Twitter and Facebook
are worth the effort.
"Best of all, you'll meet lots of
like-minded artists and leave with a
custom plan of action," notes
Stanfield. "I want artists to know that
they can be superb artists and talent-
ed businesspeople."
"I can't alter their behavior," she
adds. "They're the only ones that can
do that. What I do is show them how
ART Continued on 3B


storyteller' slated

for Book Festival
For theNews-Leader
Storytellers are a mainstay for the Amelia
Island Book Festival. Their magical voices
transport the listeners out of the ordinary and
into a world of literature, adventure and imagi-
If authors were items on a menu in a
restaurant, Gerald Hausman is exactly what
the 2011 Amelia Island
Book Festival would
order. His compelling
voice and -intriguing folk-
tales of Native America,
the West Indies, and
Central Europe have
earned him more that 30
awards and honors from
the American Folklore
Society to the Back
Hausman Street College of
Island Book Festival is fortunate to include
Hausman as one of the authors who will not
only be part of the free Saturday Readers
Festival, Feb. 19, but also a part of Authors in
Schools on Friday, Feb. 18. The Authors in
Schools program is the jewel in the crown of
events that make up the non-profit Amelia
Island Book Festival. For the past eight years
the Book Festival has worked with Nassau
County Schools to provide authors for chats,
readings and talks, exposing thousands of stu-
dents to the joy of reading and writing.
Hausman calls himself a "native of the
world" after living in so many places in the
United States and the West Indies. He spent
more than 20 years in New Mexico where
many of his American Indian folktales were
collected and published. His more than 70
books attest to his love of folklore;,a passion
instilled by his mother who painted the por-
traits of Native American chiefs: During his 35
years as a storyteller, Hausman has enter-
tained children of all ages at such places as
BOOK Continued on 3B



The popular Victorian Tea present-
ed at the Bailey House will be
back by popular demand on Dec.
3-4 as part of the Holiday Home
Tour sponsored by the Amelia
Island Museum of History.
Barbara Sheffield, owner of the
Queen Anne-style Bailey house,
will serve as hostess and has
offered her extensive collection of
antique china for the event. Spiced
tea, scones, small sandwiches and
sweets will be served at three seat-
ings each day. Adding to the holi-
day festivities will be costumed
carolers and first person presen-
ters. Very limited tickets (at $15)
are available only through the
museum, 261-7378, ext. 100, or
online at www.ameliamusuem.org.
From left are museum committee
members Noreen Dionne, Carol
Condit, Brenda Brubeck and seat-
ed, hostess Barbara Sheffield.

Fernandina Pirates Club

to host Royal Ball Nov. 20
For the Nw.s Leader..

The Fernandina Pirates Club is excited
to announce the upcoming Royal Ball to be
held on Nov. 20 at the Kraft Athletic Club
(Ten Acres) on Amelia Island.
The Fernandina Pirates Club is a group
of colorful and lively volunteers who have
served the local community since 1973.
Operating as a non-profit 501(c)3 corpora-
tion, the pirates conduct blood drives, hold
a scholarship contest each year, entertain
at ARC and the Council on Aging and sup-
port many other non-profit organizations.'
Proceeds from the Pirates Royal Ball
will benefit its Adopt-a-Family
Thanksgiving and Christmas programs as
well'as Joy to the Children. Both
Fernandina Beach and Nassau County

Proceeds will benefit its Adopt-
a-Family Thanksgiving and
Christmas programs as well as

boards of commissioners have proclaimed
the Fernandina Pirates as their "Goodwill
Ambassadors to the World" and you can
always find them entertaining at the Isle of
Eight Flags Shrimp Festival.
You are invited to join the pirates for an
evening of elegant costumes, a buffet din-
BALL Continued on 3B


The Fernandina Pirates Club "royal couple."


Attend a free presentation. Florida Folk Art:
Definitions, Distinctions and Descriptions, by Dr.
Kristin G. Congdon. professor of philosophy and
humanities at the University of Central Florida
and director of the Cultural Herita e Alliance.on
Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. at
the Amelia Island
Museum of History.
233 S. Third St.. A
Fernandina Beach.
Condon also will be Q p A
signing Just Above
the Water: Florida
Folk Art. co- e,
authored with Tina
This program is made possible by the Florida
Humanities Council in partnership with the
Friends of the Library, Fernandina Beach, and
venue host. the Amelia Island Museum of'
History. For more information call 261-7378. Visit

The next Courtyard Nights at 7 p.m. tonight at
the Florida State College Betty P. Cook Nassau
Center will feature 12-year old award-winning

singing sensation and
Callahan resident Shelby
Crews as she performs
gospel, country and Christian
Among the awards Shelby
has received are the 2010
New Gospei Entertainec of
the Year at Pigeon Forge.
Tenn.: First Place in the 2010 Clay County Fair
Youth Talent Show: and 2009 New Gospel
Vocalist of the Year at the Orange Blossom
Country Music Association. Shelby was featured
at the.Jacksonville Jazz Festival and performs
extensively in Northeast Florida. Bring a can of
food for the Barnabas food bank to honor long-
time volunteer. Bessie Tanner.
Courtyard Nights is free and open to the pub-
lic. Light refreshments will be available but indi-
viduals may bring their own. Alcoholic beverages
are not permitted. Lawn chairs are encouraged.
Please call 548-4432 for further information.

The Amelia Cruizers present the 14th Annual
8-Flags Car Show from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 16 on
Centre Street in down town Fernandina Beach.
with free admission to the public and eight blocks
of classic cars and vendors.

The show benefits the Justin Hess Scholarship
Foundation. Court Appointed Special Advocates
(CASA) of Southeastern Georgia Foundation. and
the Nassau County Council on Aging. For more
information visit www.ameliacruizers.org.
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ShrimpElation Celebration Oct. 16 from 610
p.m. will be the culmination of 'i -
the Micah's Place community .
art project. Shrimp
Expression. Enjoy an evening
of music by Harry and Sally.
shrimply delights by Espana i ,l i
and the Grill Sergeant. and
libations compliments of .'.
Amelia Liquors. The evening .
will conclude in an auction of
eight of the shrimp sculptures.
All will happen at a waterside
location on the Amelia River.
Cost is $125/person. RSVP to
491-6364. ext. 100. I
Micahs Place also is accept
ing bids from those that cannot attend the event.
Call Kelly Monti. project coordinator, at 491 6364.
ext. 100.
View www.shrimpexpression.com to sec the
sculptures that are accepting bids.

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recording artist William
Joseph, a talented young
alumnus of the Boys & Girls
Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix
who began his career at age
eight when he won a Boys &
Girls Clubs national music
scholarship, will be featured
at the 4th Annual Boys &
Girls Clubs Benefit at The
Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
starting at 6 p.m. Nov. 12.
The Friday evening gala
fundraiser also features a
cocktail reception, sit-down
dinner and silent auction.
Seats are $125 per per-
son. Sponsor opportunities for
tables of 10 are available at
$10,000, $5,000, $2,500 and
$1,250 levels. Reservations
are required by Nov. 5. For
information go to www.bgc-
nassau.org/events.html or call
the Boys & Girls Clubs of
Nassau County Foundation at
* *
United Way of Northeast
Florida's kickoff for the
2010 Community Campaign
will be held Oct. 20 at the
Betty P. Cook Nassau
Center, 76346 William
Burgess Blvd., Yulee.
Breakfast is at 8 a.m. and the
program at 8:20 a.m. Learn
how United Way is changing
lives in Nassau County.
Reservations required.
RSVP by today at
or call Rhoda at (904) 390-

A fashion show and
silent auction is scheduled
from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 16 at
Maurice's in Yulee to benefit
Penny Garner, who is suf-
fering from serious health
An account has been

opened at Regions Bank. To
donate, inform the teller the
contribution is for the benefit
of Penny Gamer and the
account number is
* *
A breast cancer aware-
ness fundraiser will be held
Oct. 16 at Tire Kingdom,
463118 SR 200 in Yulee.
There will be food, prizes, a
raffle and the pink car is back
to smash. The Yulee
Volunteer Fire Department
also will attend. All are wel-
come. Funds raised will go to
support the fight against
breast cancer.

Join the Gullah/Geechee
Cultural Heritage
Committee of Northeast
Florida for a fish try starting
at noon
on ;
Oct. 16 at
SR 200
and L.S.
Drive, -
adjacent to O'Neal Memorial
Baptist Church. Proceeds
will benefit future programs
that educatethe community
and sustain the culture. For
information, call 277-2606,
Monday-Friday until 5 p.m.

The American Legion
Riders Chapter 54 will host
their monthly steak night at
the new American Legion
Post, 626 S. Third St., from
5-7 p.m. Oct. 16. Dinner
includes a steak cooked to
order, baked potato, corn on
the cob, salad and a roll for a
$10 donation. To-go dinners
available. All proceeds go to
programs sponsored by the
* *
The Sons of Confederate
Veterans, General Joseph
Finegan Camp 745 will meet
Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Pig
BBQ Restaurant in
Callahan..This month's-meet-
ing will feature a lecture on
the Confederate States Navy
submarine, The Hunley, which
was the world s first subma-
rine to sink a ship in battle.
If you are a descendant of
a Confederate Veteran or
interested in the history of

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1861-65, consider this as an
invitation to attend. For infor-
mation call (904) 879-4514.
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The Amelia Island
Genealogical Society Oct.
19 meeting will feature Lori
Smith Miranda, who has
lived on Amelia Island for
almost two decades and is
a registered architect, on
"Dwelling in the Past; Build
Your House's Genealogy
and Inspire Your Own."
Miranda has been a mem-
ber of the AIGS for several
years and currently serves as
secretary of the organization.
Two of her favorite subjects
are architectural preservation
and genealogical research.
A house isn't a person, but
it has a life. From plans and
materials, to stories of the
families who have lived within,
its history can add life to a
family tree. Miranda's presen-
tation will cover types and
locations of research
resources; building the multi-
owner history; and how to use
a house, historic or not, to
uncover your fariily's forgot-
ten stories. The meeting will
be held at the Police
Community Room on Lime
Street and'begins at 7 p.m. All
are welcome.

The Amelia Island
Chapter, National Society
Daughters of the American
Revolution, will meet at the
Golf Club of Amelja Oct. 20
at 10:30 a.m. Baptist Medical
Center Nassau Administrator
Jim Mayo and Dr. Latoya
Kuester, OBGYN, will present
a program to highlight
women's issues. All members
and prospective members of
NSDAR are welcome to '
attend. Luncheon is $15,
check payable to AIDAR at
the door. RSVP to 491-4691
or audnewman @ bellsouth.net
by today.
* *
The Men's Newcomers
Club of Amelia Island will
hold its Oct. 21 luncheon
meeting at the Fernandina
Beach Golf Club at 11:30
a.m. State Rep. Janet Adkins
will talk about the current state
of the Florida economy and
give an overview of the 2010
legislative session.
Tickets are $15 in
advance, if reservations are
made by Oct. 16, and $17 at
the door.
For reservations, call Bob
Keane, 904-277-4590. All
men, whether new to the area
or longtime-Nassau County
residents, are welcome to
attend and join the club. For
information visit www.men-
* *
The American Business
Women's Association
(ABWA) Eight Flags
Charter Chapter will meet at
the Fernandina Beach Golf
Club Oct. 21. Networking
begins at 6 p.m., with the din-
ner meeting called to order at
6:30 p.m. Speaker will be
Mary Harvey, founder and
CEO of AgencyA La Carte.
Harvey founded the
agency in

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ered her F
niche in the
market. Her
client list
includes but
is not limited
to: Blue Cross and Blue
Shield of Florida, Bacardi,
Florida State College,
Everbank, Nemours,
Rayonier, Habijax and
University of North Florida.
Guests are welcome to
attend. Dinner is $15 a person
and payable that evening via
check or cash with advanced
RSVP. To RSVP contact
Susan Sturgess at 206-2580
or online at www.8flagsab-
wa.org. .
* *
The Juvenile Diabetes
Research Foundation's
(JDRF) North Florida
Chapter will hold its 10th

annual Miracles in the
Moonlight Gala Oct. 23 at 6.
p.m. at the Sawgrass
Marriott. Honorees are
Ronnie Van Zant and the
Lynyrd Skynyrd family.
The event will include a
tribute to the band and its lead
singer, the late Ronnie Van
Zant. Special guests include
his widow, Judy Van Zant
Jenness; his daughter,
SMelody 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
Coordinator Lauren Setzer at
LSetzer@jdrf.org or visit

The GFWC Junior
Women's Club of
Fernandina Beach will host
a barbecue dinner fundrais-
er on Oct. 26 from 6-7 pm.
Dinner is available for pick-up
only at the Woman's Club,
201 Jean Lafitte Ave. in
Fernandina Beach; however,
orders placed ahead of time
may be eligible for delivery.
The meal will be provided by
Callahan BBQ and will include
barbecue chicken, beans,
slaw, a drink and dessert.
Cost is $7 per plate. Contact
Nicole at (904) 206-0373 to
place an order or to coordi-
nate delivery.
* *
Classic Ballroom
Dancing will offer adult ball-
room dance classes for four
weeks'beginning Oct. 27
from 6-7 p.m. at the Peck
Center auditorium. Cost is
$10 person per class. The first
day, spend half the class
learning the Michael Jackson
"Thriller" line dance in time for
the Ballroom Youth Academy
dance Oct. 29. For informa-
tion contact Felix Solis at 707-
* *
The Nassau County
Gator family is getting
together for the annual
showdown between Florida
and Georgia from 6-8 p.m.
Oct. 28 at O'Kane's Irish
Pub and Eatery on Centre
Street, Fernandina Beach.
Guest speaker will be Steve
Russell,, director of sports,
WRUF, University of Florida.
Bring family and friends.

The Young Professionals
Council of Nassau County
(YPC) will host a network-
ing and social event with
silent auction at 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 28 at Karibrew, 27 N.
Third St., Fernandina
A silent auction and raffle
will benefit 3 Peaks 3 Weeks,
an annual all-female climbing
event that aims to summit
three of Africa's highest peaks
in thrde weeks, raising money
and awareness for the envi-
ronment, education and
The goals of YPC include
networking, professional
development, community
service, and advocacy for
those-between the ages of 21
and 40. However, anyone
over age 18 is invited. An
RSVP to Brandy at
Brandy@mixmed.com is
appreciated. Visit them on
Facebook or at http://ypcnas-
*o *
Omni Amelia Island
Plantation will host a
Gator/Dawg Boardwalk
Bash Oct. 29 with live enter-
tainment and $1 beer, fol-
lowed by the Frat Bash
Dance and Party with The
Swingin' Medallions, the
"Party Band of the South."
Gator fans and Bulldog
fans alike are invited to enter
to win a four-day, three-night
stay at Omni Amelia Island
Plantation for Florida/Georgia
football game weekend. Visit
www.gatorsbulldogs.com to
The Nassau County* *
The Nassau County

Community Development
Corporation (NCCDC) will
host its regular Annual
Peck-Community Banquet
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 make your
reservations early by calling
261- 4113, 261-3845 or 261-
4396. The donation is $40.
* *
The Fernandina Beach
High School Foundation
invites the community to its
Holiday Luncheon featuring
Chef Judson Cory and the
FBHS culinary students at
noon Nov. 7 at the
Fernandina Beach Woman's
Club, 201 Jean Lafitte Blvd.
For information contact Jody
Peters at 583-9597. Please
RSVP by Oct. 24.
* *
The Amelia Island
Association will sponsor a
forum on Amelia Island
Plantation at the
Fernandina Beach Police
Station Community Room
on Lime Street on Nov. 10
from 7-8:30 p.m.
Representatives from the
Omni Amelia Island Plantation
Resort; the Amelia Island
Plantation Community
Association; and the Amelia
Island Club have been invited
to give an overview of their
plans and how the Plantation
affects the greater.Amelia
Island, city of Femandina
Beach and Nassau County
The forum is free-and open
to the public. For information
visit ameliaisland
AIA's two major goals are
to encourage effective and
efficient government and to
protect and improve the quali-
ty of life for the Nassau
County communities, both on
and off the island.


Final performances of
"Our Town" at Amelia
Community Theatre are
tonight and Saturday at 8
Thornton Wilder's master-
piece is a Pulitzer Prize-win-
ning drama4depicting small-
town life in America from,1901
to 1913, before the changes
brought about by industrializa-
tion. 'This is the way we
Tickets are $20 for adults
and $10 for students. Call
261-6749 or visit the Amelia
Community Theatre's box
office at 207 Centre St.
between 11 a.m. and 1
Saturday (also 90 minutes
before curtain). Visit
* *
Rodgers and
Hammerstein's "The King &
I," opens tonight at the
Alhambra Theatre and
Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd.,
'The King and I" will fea-
ture one of the largest
Alhambra casts, including a
starring role as the King for
Tony Romero, who was cast
nine years ago in a smaller
role. Romero is a Jacksonville
native who currently makes
his living as an actor in New
York City. The show also fea-
tures five area school kids as
the children of the King.
Show times are 8 p.m.
Tuesday through Sunday.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and the
buffet starts at 6:30 p.m.
Matinees on Saturday are at
1:15 p.m. Doors open at 11
a.m. and the buffet starts at
11:15 a.m. Sunday matinee is
at 2 p.m. Doors open at noon
and the buffet starts at 12:15
p.m. Group sales are avail-
able. Tickets start at $42 for
adults and $35 for children.
Ticket price includes dinner,
show and parking. Call the
box office at (904) 641-1212
or visit
* *
Join the Amelia Island
Film Festival Oct. 26 for an
evening featuring the Irish
comedy, Waking Ned

Devine, starring lan Banner,
David Kelly and Flonnula
Flanagan, and additional
shorts with animation at
O'Kane's Irish Pub and
Eatery, 318 Centre St.
Movies start at 7 p.m.
Suggested donation is $10.
Cash bar. Tickets are avail-
able at the UPS stores in
Yulee and Fernandina Beach
and Books Plus, 107 Centre
St. Call 335-1110 or visit www.

The Amelia Island Film
Festival it accepting sub-
missions for Its Third
Annual Festival in February
2011 in Fernandina Beach.
The theme is "Meet Me in

Paradise." Categories include
feature, short, documentary,
animation and a special inter-
est level called "Filmed in
Florida." Prospective filmmak-
ers may download the film
submission form at www.Ame
lialslandFilm Festival.org.


Join artist Carol Beck at
a grand opening of
Shimmer, her new exhibit of
paintings and 3D forms,
Oct. 22 from 4-7 p.m. at 14
S. Seventh St., Fernandina
Beach, in the private gallery
of Margaret and Wayne
Howard. The show will run
through Nov. 27 and also may
Sbe viewed by appointment.
Visit carolbeck.net or call 491-
* *
Original artwork by Paul
Maley may be seen from 5-8
p.m. Oct. 23 upstairs at
Pablo's on North Second
Street, Fernandina Beach.
Enjoy a wine and cheese
reception. For information call
Maley at (904) 556-2037.
* *
Kathy Hardin's Bapic
Acrylic Painting Workshop
returns Thursday mornings,
Nov. 18 and/or Friday after-
noon, Nov. 19. Sign up at J&S
Frame Gallery (next to
Starbuck's) or leave a mes-
sage at 261-8276. Classes
are limited. Cost is $180 for
six weeks.
William Maurer's
Watercolor Workshop
begins Nov. 19 at St. Peter's
Episcopal Church, Room 204.
All levels together. Sign up at
J&S Frame Gallery or leave
message at 261-8276. Drop-
in visitors welcome. Cost is
$40 per class or $210 for six
weeks. Leave with a finished
painting each class.
* *
The photographers
group at the Island Art
Association, 18 N. Second
St., is offering a CD of
Amelia Island scenes, avail-
able at the gallery desk, in a
second edition, for a $10
donation to the IAA Building
Fund. For information call
261-7020. www.islandart.org


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 jfom 5-7 p.m. at the
Plantation Art Gallery, 94
Amelia Village Circle,
Amelia Island Plantation.
The reception with wine
and hors d'oeuvres is free for
Cummelia members and $10
for non-members. For more
information, contact Wendy
Stanley at (904) 899-6007 or
The Art of War will be on
exhibit at the inuseum, 829
Riverside Ave., Jacksonville,
Oct. 1-Nov. 14. During World
War II, a number of govern-
ment agencies issued posters
for display in public places.
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-
year-old boy. A portion of his
collection will be displayed
publicly for the first time in this
* *
One ticket, four pubs, a
wealth of historical information
about downtown Fernandina
and a good time for all. Join
the Amelia Island Museum
of History Thursdays at
5:30 p.m. to tour four of the
town's most popular, notori-
ous or otherwise historic
pubs and bars.
One ticket will get you one
drink at each establishment
and an earful of colorful tales
about the places you visit as
well as those you see along
your way. It's a great way to
see Femandina and learn
about its history. Tickets are
$25 per person (must be 21,
must show ID); tour begins at
the historic train depot in
downtown Fernandina Beach.
Reservations required.
Contact Thea at 261-7378,
ext.105 or Thea@ameliamu-
* *
Guests on the ghost tour
will learn Amelia Island
ghost stories as they tiptoe
through dark streets and

walk in the footsteps of a
bygone era as the past
comes alive through the
skillful storytelling of your
The tour begins at 6 p.m.
every Friday like clockwork
and lasts approximately one
hour. Meet your guide in the
cemetery behind St. Peter's
Episcopal Church, 801
Atlantic Ave. Tickets may be
purchased at the Amelia
Island Museum of History for
$10/adults and $5/students.
Contact Thea at 261-7378,
ext. 105 or Thea@ameliamu-
seum.org for more informa-


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history tour
On Friday, Oct. 22, the
Amelia Island Museum of
History and Amelia Island
Trolleys invite you to board
the trolley for a ghost tour
of downtown and arrive at
the haunted old jail for
Tricks and Treats. Limited
seating available. Call 261-
7378, ext. 101 for ticket
pricing and reservations.
Fall Festival
Memorial United Methodist Church will
hold its annual gift to the community Oct. 23
at Main Beach Park. Enjoy free food, games,
music and more. There will be egg races,
sandcastle building contest, volleyball, boun-
cy houses and much, much more. For infor-
mation contact the church office at 261-5769.
Holler for a Dollar
The Eighth Annual Holler for a Dollar
Haunted House, Haunted Hayride and
Haunted Forest will be held at Florida State
College at Jacksonville's Education Center,
S 763.46 William
e Burgess Blvd.,
H.. ". t a Yulee, Oct. 23, 29
and 30 from 7:30-
11 p.m. each
night for ages 9-
99. Goulish treats
S.will be for sale.
e Proceeds ben-
y,. i efit United Way
and United Communities, Take Stock in
Children and the Baptist Medical Center
Cancer Research Institute. Admission is $2 to
each attraction, or $5 for all three. Call 548-
Halloween dance
The Ballroom Youth Academy presents its
Halloween Costume and Dance Party 2010
from 7-10 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Peck Center
auditorium. Admission is $10; children under
17 free. There will be a costume contest for
adults and children and a complimentary
group lesson in Thriller, Monster Mash and
swing. Call Felix Solis at (904) 707-6762. All
proceeds benefit the Ballroom Youth
Academy, a non-profit arts organization that
provides free dance lessons to the youth of
Nassau County.
Mystery tour
Some of St. Marys' most chilling and his-
torical figures will be out and about Oct. 29 for
the St. Marys Downtown Merchants
Association's Haunted History Tour. A free
pair of divining rods will be given to everyone
who attends. Professional and amateur story-
tellers will hold court at 11 locations. The tour
begins at 6 p.m. at Orange Hall, with golf
carts for those who can't walk the tour.
Tickets are available in advance at Once
Upon a Bookseller, 207 Osborne St., and at
the St. Marys Welcome Center, 410 Osborne
St. Advance tickets are $8, and $10 the day
of the event. A portion of the proceeds will go
to the Rodney Sheffield Scholarship Fund.
Call (912) 882-4000.
Bethlehem Marketplace
Springhill Baptist Church on'Old
Nassauville Road will host its annual
Bethlehem Marketplace Oct. 29 from 6-9 p.m.
There will be free rides, prizes, games and
activities for all ages. Drinks, hamburgers and
hot dogs will be available at low prices.
Admission is one non-perishable food item.
Please, no sdary costumes allowed. Bring the
entire family.
Haunted house
Joseph and Terra Lucent will host a
haunted house tour at 300 Osborne St., St.
Marys, Ga., Oct. 29 and 30 at 6 p.m., with a
separate area for small children. The tour is
fun-scary, not horror-scary. Admission is free
but guests may make donations at the door to
benefit the Lucent's non-profit organization,
The Love of Pets, to help spay and neuter
local animals.
Fall festival
Five Points Baptist Church at 736
Bonnieview Road will hold its free Fall
Festival from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 30. There will be
an obstacle course with a 16-foot slide,
hayride, games, prizes, popcorn, snow cones
and much more. For information call 261-
4615. ..
Halloween photos
Trick or treaters who come by Island
Photography with a canned/non-perishable
food item to donate to Barnabas will have
their picture taken and receive a free photo,
from 4-8 p.m. Oct. 31 at Island Photography,
1401 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach (corner
of Atlantic Avenue and 14th Street). No
appointmerits required. For more information
call 261-7860.

BOOK Continuedfrom 1B
The Kennedy Center,
Harvard University, St John's
College and in schools from
one end of the country to the
other. Five audio books have
come out in recent years and
two of Hausman's books have
been made into animated and
Judith S. McCue, a senior
acquisitions editor for Stay
Thirsty Publishing, inter-
viewed Hausman, asking why
it mattered to him to preserve
the oral tradition of cultures
that are not your own.
Hausrnan's answer shows his
acceptance and respect of all
cultures. He said, "I have
always believed that 'where
you are is what you are.'
'Culture is not limited to a
privileged few, Ihough some
restrictedd cultures' have

Festival flourishes with community support

obr the News Leader

When Les DeMerle's opening
drum riff kicked his big band into
a torrid arrangement of "Opus
One" to begin the Steve March
Torm6 concert last Friday, the
bar was set high for what turned
out to be a hhrd swinging week-
end of great music at the 2010
Amelia Island Jazz Festival.
Along with Torm6's person-
able song styling and an impecca-
ble set from The Ramsey Lewis
Trio Saturday, both at the First
Baptist Church Auditorium, plus
solid pre- and post-headliner
shows each night, this year's fes-
tival took a another giant step for-
ward in its quest to become one
of the world's finest music events.
"We couldn't be happier," said
DeMerle, the festival's artistic
director, as he.left the stage fol-
lowing the traditional Sunday
Dixieland brunch, "and we look
forward to taking this festival to a
higher level as we move ahead."
Following an animated rendi-
tion of "I1Get A Kick Out Of You"
by vocalist Bonnie Eisele, Torm6
hit the stage for a rousing take on
"Sweet Georgia Brown." Backed
by DeMerle's orchestra, which
conquered a string of intricate
and foot-tapping arrangements,
Torm6 smoothly'delivered songs
from his father Mel's repertoire.

'We plan to keep building the
festival into an -
internationally recognized
event because Amelia Island
is second to none in its
support of the arts.'


The younger Torm6 scored with high points, there was plenty of
his own compositions as well, other activity to perk any jazz
especially a poignant memoir lover's interest.'Friday's pre-head-
called "A Different Time." He liner show in the St. Peter's
interspersed his vocals with fun Church courtyard presented Jazz
stories about growing up not only Scholarship winner Nathan
as Mel's son but also as the step- Skinner on vibes accompanied by
son of notable television personal- a group of seasoned players,
ity, Hal March. As he closed, the including loug Matthews on
crowd rose for a standing ovation piano, Steve Salo on drums, Ernie
and Torm6 rewarded them with a Ealum on bass and Al Waters on
beautiful encore, Charlie saxophones. Saturday's pre-con-
Chaplin's "Smile." cert showcased tasteful trum-
Ramsey Lewis brought his peter Bobby Pickwood in a trib-
strong resume to Amelia Island ute to Chet Baker. Late night jam
direct from a week of perform- sessions both evenings at St.
ances in Japan, but he and his trio Peter's featured many of the
showed no signs of jet lag as they week's finest players, including
offered a versatile set of memo-. DeMerle, Eisele and Tormb.
able jazz works. He closed with The 2010 Amelia Island Jazz
his biggest hit, "The In Crowd," Festival featured programs of Be-
that left the audience on its feet Bop, Dixieland, Big Band, Latin,
and clamoring for more. Smooth Jazz, Jazz At The Movies
If Lewis and Torm6 were the and Blues that drew over 7,500



SCaptain Magic's Floating
House Party performs
Saturday at 9 p.m. at
Fernandina Little Theatre's
After Supper Club. The band
will perform again at FLT
Oct. 30 at 9 p.m.
The party includes
Ruthellen Mulberg, also
known as Dr. ChaChaCha,
far left, and Andrew Yellen,
aka Captain Magic, center.
There is no charge at the
door, although "love dona-
tions" are accepted.
Fernandina Little Theatre is
located at 1014 Beech St.
For information, email fit-
play@peoplepc.com or call


Jax dol
Nichole Savage of Fernandina
Beach will perform tonight in the
Season 7 Jax Idol finale at the
Twin Hills Civic Association, 6743
Watoma St., Jacksonville. Doors
open at 7:30 p.m. and the show
starts at 8:30 p.m. Admission is
$10. Judges' scores plus audi-
ence votes will determine the win-
ner and Savage, 20, needs your
support and vote. Jax Idol is one
of the premier vocal contests in
the state. See videos from the
competition at yoptube.com Jax
Idol 2010 Julia Savage. Call 277-
3524 for information.
Sunday Musicale
The 2010-11 Sunday Musicale
Season kicks off Oct. 17 at 5 p.m.
with "Jane & Sally Play Broad-
Pianist Jane Lindberg and
vocalist Sally Buck will perform
your favorite Broadway tunes in
an intimate setting. Enjoy pre-con-
cert libations and a chance to
mingle with the artists. Concert
will be held at a private home on
Piney Island. The address will be
released to ticket-holders. Tickets
are $40 each and available by
calling 277-1225 or online at
Buddy Mondlock will perform
at "An Evening of Story & Song"
Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. in Burns Hall at

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So, I have always felt part
of the story tradition from
which I was a collector and
This profound interest in
the preservation of folklore
makes Hausman a wonderful
addition to the Book Festival
lineup where literary leaders
are sought after every year to
help teach a new generation
of children, teenagers and

even adults the joy of reading
or, as in Hausman's case
many times, listening. One
lucky Nassau County school
will have the opportunity to
have him regale their stu-
dents with entertaining and
educational stories.
Everyone will have the
opportunity to hear him
when he presents on
Saturday, Feb. 19 at St.
Peter's campus where the
2011 Amelia Island Book
Festival will he held.
The 2011 Amelia Island
Book Festival is looking for-
ward to having Hausman
along with other great
authors be a part of the festiv-
ities. Visit ameliaislandbook-
festival.com for more informa-
tion and to be kept up-to-date
on author selections and to
sign up for the monthly e-

St. Peter's Episcopal Church.
Tickets are $15 and available at
program sponsors First Coast
Community Bank, 1750 14th St.,
and Mixed Media, Al A at Amelia
Island Parkway. Visit Buddy
Mondlock.com. Call series hosts
Mark and Donna Paz Kaufman at
277-2664 for information.
Amelia Island Coffee
Amelia Island Coffee, 207
Centre St., hosts a music circle on
Saturday from 7:30-10 p.m. fea-
turing great local musicians.
Admission is free and all are wel-.
Dogstar Tavern, 10 N. Second
St., features live music. For a list-
ing of upcoming bands, visit their
Facebook page. Call 277-8010.
Falcon's Nest
The Falcon's Nest, 6800 First
Coast Hwy., features DJ and
dancing 10 p.m. to close daily.
Call 491-4242.
Green Turde
The Green Turtle, 14 S. Third
St., features live music. Call 321-
Instant Groov
The Instant Groove plays each
Thursday night at The Ritz-
Carlton, Amelia Island.
Indigo Alley, 316 Centre St.,

features Monica da Silva 9-11
p.m. tonight in the courtyard and
Tom and Terry at 7 p.m. inside;
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-
6086 or find "Frankie's Jazz Jam"
on Facebook); music trivia with
Ken Cain from 8-10 p.m.
Wednesday; open mike night at
7:30 p.m.
Thursday; and Ceroc Blues
dancing, with free lessons the first
and third Friday.
Larry & The Backtracks per-
form every Thursday from 6-9
p.m. at Kelley's Courtyard Cafe,
19 S..Third St. Call 432-8213.
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.;
thd Turner 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
Palace Saloon
Enjoy live Reggae with the
band Pili Pili Mondays at the
Palace Saloon on Centre Street,
and Billy Buchanan each Tuesday
with acoustic indie rock. Catch

Upcoming Workshops
Upcoming Amelia Island Artists Workshops
include Oct 20-24, Judy Carducci, Portrait
Painting Oil or Pastel; and Nov. 11-14, Nicolas
Simmons innovative Watermedia With Fluid
Acrylics Simmons' workshop is $425, with a dis-
count of $25 through Oct. 16. Call Mikolean
Longacre, 415-3900, or Sandra Baker-Hinton at
Amelia Sandon Gallery, 218A Ash St., 491-8040.
Visit www.ameliaislandartistsworkshop.

ART Continued from 1B
it can be done. But they have to be willing to ltak tllr.
steps. If they put up barriers to being successful in
business or make excuses as to why they can't (do
something, they're doomed."
This is especially true during the worst economic
downtown in decades, she notes.
"Artists these (lays have to want the lifestyle very
badly in order to succeed. There's tons of competition
out there. You can't do it halfway. You're in or you're
out. I think I'd sum up my advice as: Build your confi-
dence, create studio and marketing disciplines, and be

Movie Tuesdays at Sheffield's,
free admission. Contact
bill@thepalacesaloon.com or call
Sandy Bottoms
Sandy Bottoms at Main
Beach, 2910 Atlantic Ave., fea-
tures a Singer/Songwriter
Competition at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday; the Macys 6-9 p.m.
Wednesday; Mike and April on
the patio 6-9 p.m. Thursday;
Claibome Shepherd on the patio
7-11 p.m. Friday and Saturdays;
and Mike and April on the
patio 3-6 p.m. Saturday. Call
Sliders SeasideGrill
Sliders Seaside Grill, 1998
South Fletcher Ave., The Macy's
in the lounge 6-11 p.m. and
Grandpa's Cough Medicine in the
tiki bar 6-10 p.m. tonight; The
Macy's in the lounge 7-11 p.m.
and Cason 6-10 p.m. in the tiki
bar Saturday; shaggin in the
lounge 4-7 p.m. and Bill
Buchanan 2-6 p.m. and Brian
Ernst 6-9 p.m. in the tiki bar
Sunday; and trivia in the
lounge 7-9 p.m. Tuesday.
Call 277-6652. Visit
The Surf Restaurant
and Bar, 3199 South Fletcher
Ave., live entertainment
Monday-Saturday evenings. Call

BALL Continued front 1B
ner fit for King Ferdinand himself,
and live music performed by Tuff-
A-Nuff. There will be a silent auc-
tion and door prizes at this BYOB,
adult only event.
lThe doors open at 5 p.m., with
dinner served from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
and the band playing your favorite
dancing tunes from 6-11 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased in
advance from your favorite pirate
or online at www.Fernandina
Pirates.com. Tickets are'$25 in
advance or $30 at the door.
If you cannot attend, please con-
sider offering an item for the silent
auction or a donation to be used as
a door prize.
Remember, all proceeds will go
to help make the holidays a magi-
cal time of the year for your neigh-
bors and the children of the com-
munity and your donations may be
tax deductible.

fans for yet another successful
The 10-day festival was also
notable for the contributions of
many local businesses, civic
organizations and volunteers.
Sponsorship arrangements with
the Amelia Island Tourist
Development Council and WJCT
(89.9 FM) in Jacksonville helped
get the word out. Additionally,
dozens of dedicated volunteers
managed to take charge, plan and
execute all aspects of the festival,
which ultimately produced an
efficient, well run, and profitable
week. The event continued its
ongoing presentations in schools
and retirement communities
throughout the area as well.
DeMerle, added, "We are
quite gratified with this year's
turnout and especially the sup-
port we received from businesses
and individual volunteers
throughout the community. We
plan to keep building the festival
into an internationally recognized
event because Amelia Island is
second to none in its support of
the arts.'
All proceeds from the week's
events benefit the Amelia Island
Jazz Festival, a not-for-profit
501(c)3 corporation, and its jazz
scholarship program. Contact the
festival hotline at 504-4772 or visit





100 ANNOUNCEMENTS 204 Wo.rk Wanted -103 Fir,ancial HomeiPropertr 606 PhotoEquipment &Sales 619 Business Equipment 800 REAL ESTATE 813 Investment Prc.perr, 856 Condcasu-Unfurnished
101 Card of Thanks 205 i.e-,n Help .104 M.lnev Tc. Loar, 607 Antiques-Collectibles 620 Coal-Wood-Fuel 801 Warrd to Buy 8 Rnt 814 West Nassau Count-/ 85i Horrnes-Furn.hed
102 Lost & Found 205 Chhld Care 500 FARM & ANIMAL 608 Produce 621 Garden/Lawn Equipment 802 r lo.ble Hirme. 815 Kir.gsland/St. -larys 860 Homes-Linrurnrshed
103 In Mr-emoram 20; Bus.nes_ Opp..runr/ 01 Equipment 609 Appliances 622 Plants/Seeds/Fertilizer 803 ftl.-De i-loie LOtu SBi6 Camden Count', 861 Vacation .per[tals
104 Personals 300 EDUCATION 502 L,.estlci, & Suppl;es 610 iir Cornditioners/Heaters 623 Swap/Trade 804 Amelia landd Hosrr 817 Other Areas 862 Bed & Breaktiat
105 Pubhc Norice 301 Schnrool & Instnnjion 503 Pets5Supliesa 611 Honme Furnishings 624 Wanted to Buy 805 Beaches 850 RENTALS 863 Cfice
106 Happ, Card 302 LrtE xierr,.e 504 Ser'..ces 612 -lu-.:,.a Instruments 625 Free Items 806 ,'aterfro:,r 851 RPoorrommae Wanted 64" Com"ner,-ail Reral
t0? Special Occair.,n 303 Hobbtes. Crafts 600 MERCHANDISE 613 Television-Radio-Stereo 700 RECREATION 807 c,r,.jrr.,r,,mnus 852 r1mb.le Homes 865 WTareusPeR
108 G.ft Shops 305 Tutorinq 601 Garage Sales 614 Jewelry/Watches 701 Boats & Trailers 808 Off Island 'rulee 85? Mobile Home LOts 901 AuiurrNb.les
200 EMPLOYMENT 306 Lessons'Claser- 6 602 Artcles ror Sale 615 Building Materials 702 Boat Supplies/Dockage 809 _o*s 85-1 Room 902 Trucks
201 Help Wanitd 400 FINANCIAL 603 risceFiareo.us 616 Storage/Warehouses 703 Sports Equipment Sales 810 :rm.i a. Acreacge 65 Apartrrnrnts-Furnmhed 093 ans
202 Saie,-Busness -10l r.-1rMgage BouJhL Sold 6.041 Bi,',.li 617 Machinery-Tools-Equip. 704 Recreation Vehicles 811 Tnmmrrr.,al,'Retal 85e. Apartmertt.Unrnrn. "4 rMltorcycEs
I03 HotelRestaurant l42 Stockls 6. Bor,.j 60"r Comripurtrs-SupFpls 618 Auctions 705 Computers&Supplies 812 -roperr/ Exchange '85- Co.ndo-FCurnished 905 Commrercial


102 Lost & Found
If You Have Lost Your Pet please
check the Nassau Humane Society
facility located at 671 Airport Rd. next
to the airport (904)321-1647 & the
Nassau County Animal Shelter, 86078
License Rd. in Yulee next to the drivers
license building (904)491-7440.

104 Personals

I AM WRITING a book about my
life ruining experience suffered at
the hand of Judge Robert Foster. If
you have a Foster story, send your
notarized story to: William B. Steed-.
man, PO Box 467, Tiger, GA 30576.
PREGNANT? Considering adoption?
A childless, successful woman seeks to
adopt & needs your help. Financially
secure. Expenses paid. Call Margie (ask
for Michelle/Adam). (800)790-5260.
FL Bar #0150789. ANF

105 Public Notice
Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent
to sell these vehicles on 10/28/2010,
11:00 am at 474361 E. STATE ROAD
0801, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of
the Florida Statutes. FIRST COASTr
PAINT & BODY reserves the right to
accept or reject any and/or all bids.
1FAFP40491F255265 2001 Ford
1FTCR10A2NTA31189 1992 Ford
1FTYR10COWPA69814 1998 Ford
1G2WJ12M2SF231483 1995 Pontiac
1G6DM57N830155424 2003 Cadillac
1GBFG15R8V1064392 1997 Chevrolet
2FALP73W7VX105151 1997 Ford
4F4YR12C4XTM20981 1999 Mazda
4S1CL11LOP4207194 1993 Isuzu

105 Public Notice

All Real Estate Advertised
Herein is subject to the Federal
Fair Housing Act, which makes it
illegal to advertise any prefer-
ence, limitation, or discrimination
based on race, color, religion, sex,
handicap, familial status or
national origin, or the intention to
make any such preference,
limitation or discrimination.
The News-Leader vill not
knowingly accept any advertising
for real estate which is in violation
of the law. All persons are hereby
informed that all dwellings
advertised are available on an
equal opportunity basis.
If you believe that you may have
been discriminated against in
connection with the sale, rental or
financing of housing, call the
United States Department of
Housing and Urban Development -
HUD 1(800)669-9777, or for the
hearing impaired 1(800)927-9275.

108 Gift Shops
THE BOOK LOFT now has Madame
Alexander Fancy Nancy Dolls and
Ravensburger Jigaw Puzzles in stock.

201 Help Wanted
function in a physician practice located
in Fern. Beach. Please submit resume
to fax # 912-729-3455.
TION available part-time. Must know
QuickBooks. Apply in person at Artistic
Florist, 1875-B S. 14th St.

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201 Help Wanted
DRIVERS CDLA. $2000* sign-on
bonus Start up to .42cpm. Good home
time & benefits. OTR exp req'd. No
felonies. Lease purchase available
(800) 441-4271 x FL-100. ANF
THR & ASSOCIATES the world's
largest traveling road show is seeking
Buyers, Asst. Managers, Managers &
District Managers. Experience w/anti-
ques, collectibles, coins, precious met-
als & sales are highly desired. Must be
willing to travel & potentially relocate.
Earn 35K-125K. To apply go to
www.thrassociates.com/careers. ANF
Espressos Cafe, Amelia Island
Fully Competitive Compensation
Fax Resume To (904)491-9810
interviewing for a front office file clerk
Ability to multi-task is key. F/T & job
sharing candidates, please fax resume
to (904)277-8487.
Amelia Island is currently looking for
a hotel professional with a passion for
the hospitality industry ready to make
the next step in their career as
Assistant General Manager.
Position Description: This position is
responsible for the overall success of
all assigned areas of hotel; meeting or
exceeding planned objectives for
revenue, profit and ensuring guest
satisfaction and quality standards are
met. Responsible for overall mqnage-
ment of hotel in General Manager's
absence. Previous Hilton or hotel front
office/desk experience. Experience in
payroll, .-'account! receivable and
payable. Experience in revenue yield
management. Ability to work flexible
hours, based on business demands,
participate In Hotel MOD program.
Please email resume to Bob Ramshaw
at bob.ramshaw@hilton.com

201 Help Wanted
KEEPERS NEEDED Exp. preferred.
Apply at Holiday Inn Express, 76071
Sidney PI., Yulee or call 904-849-0200.
is now hiring Hair Stylist, Esthetician &
Massage Therapist. For further info call
Maria 206-0786, 1897 Island Walkway.
The Tribune & Georgian, a twice
weekly newspaper covering Camden
County, Ga., has an immediate opening
for a full-time sports editor.
Candidate should have a degree in
journalism or related field and at least
two years of reporting experience. The
sports editor, who is supervised by the
editor, develops story budgets, writes
stories and takes photographs for each
edition and special section. Duties also
include designing and laying out sports
section pages and copy editing. The
Tribune & Georgian is the hometown
paper of the Camden County High
School, which has won the last two
consecutive 5A state football titles.as
well as region titles in a. range of other
high school sports. Coverage also
includes outdoor sports like hunting and
fishing, youth leagues, a county-wide
recreation department and
tournaments at four local golf courses.
The right candidate will have a passion
for community journalism the ability to
build rapport with sources ranging from
sports figures and coaches to players
and parents. Send a resume and cover
letter to editor Emily Heglund by e-mail
at editorlcatds.net tds.net> or by mail to Tribune &
Georgian, P.O. Box 6960, St. Marys, GA,
31558. No phone calls, please. EEO
COLONIAL LIFE seeks entrepren-
eurial professional w/sales exp to
become 29 Distrct Mgr. Life/Health lie.
is req'd. Substantial earnings potential.
Pis contact meredlth.brewer@colonial
life.com or call (904)424-5697. ANF

201 Help Wanted
Companies desperately need
employees to assemble products at
home. No selling,. any hours. $500
wkly potential. Info 1-985-646-1700
DEPT. FL-1380.
Earn $$$ Helping MDs! Process
medical claims from home. Call the
Federal Trade Commission to find out
how to spot medical billing scams.
1(877)FTC-.ELP. A message from the
News-Leader and the FTC.
have good driving record & basic
mechanical/plumbing skills. ,ust be
dependable, customer-service orient-
ed, organized & possess excellent com-
munication skills. Heavy lifting
involved. Must pass drug test & back-
ground check. Excellent benefit pack-
age. Fax resume to (904)491-8074 or
email tricountywater@bellsouth.net,
OSPREY VILLAGE is currently
seeking Resident Care Director/LPN
Manager for assisted living and CNA
2nd shift full time.
Apply at:

STYLE AMERICA is hiring licensed
Hair Stylists. Full time & part-time
positions available. Call Jocelyn at
(904) 449-4593.
Fernandina area. Security officer D
license required. Pay rate will be $9/hr.
Apply online www.alliedbarton.com or
call (904)383-3665. EOE/MFDV
MTS: Lube/Fuel Guy for Heavy
Equip & Trucks Must have a valid
CDL w/Hazmat. Exp. pref. Drug free
workplace. Contact us at 261-3902 or
2424 Russell Rd., FB, FL.
13 DRIVERS NEEDED Top 5% pay!
Excellent benefits. Latest technology.
need CDL-A & 3 mos recent OTR. (877)
258-8782 www.meltontruck.com. ANF

204 Work Wanted
starting at $649.00 installed. Call
(904)491-4383 or (904)237-7324.
roofs, gutters, & pressure washing of
concrete areas. References available.
(904)206-4376 .
and Installation. Professionally done, 35
years experience. Call (904) 753-1243.
Free estimate. (904)321-7799

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are everywhere. Call Peter for your
complete lawn care. (904)624-5432 or



Baptist Medical Center Nassau
currently has the following
openings in the Dietary Dept.

PRN As Needed "Fill In"
Cook $12/Hr
PRN Weekend Cook $12/Hr

Qualified candidates must have
HS/GED and 3-5 years cooking
experience is preferred.

Apply online by visiting:

SMedical Center Nassau

205 Live-In Help
night. Home health care, compassion,
cleaning, caring. (904)703-4265

207 Business
a red hot Dollar, Dollar Plus, Mailbox or
Discount Party Store from $51,900
worldwide. 100% turnkey. Call now
(800)518-3064. www.drss4.com. ANF

301 Schools &
high paying Aviation Maint. Career. FAA
approved program. Financial aid if
qualified Housing avail. Aviation Insti-
tute of Maint. (866)314-3769. ANF

306 Lessons/Classes
musician available for classes. Positive
environment. Reasonable rates. John
Kaminski (904)415-6555.

403 Finance
IT'S YOUR MONEY Lump sums paid
for structured settlementt., or, fixed
annuity payment. Rapid, high payouts.
Call 3.G. Wentworth (866)294-8772.
A+ Better Business Bureau rating. ANF

404 Money To Loan
As seen on TV. Injury lawsuit drag-
ging? Need $500-$500,000+ within 48
hrs? Low rates. Apply now (800)568-
8321, www.lawcapital.com. ANF

503 Pets/Supphes
PUPPIES (2) females & (1) male, 8
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FOR SALE A.: ,r.i3 ha k-ia Sic:rre..
r-la.:w ; I tnlr..ir 4 m.:.rrr,: ,.d Sa, a
few words. $325. Call 468-0202.

601 Garage Sales
LOTS OF TOOLS, pressure washer, old
singer sewing machine, hockey table,
books, toys, dive tanks, collectibles,
household items, fishing items, VHS
movies. Sat. 10/16, 8am. 2455 Will
Hardee Rd.

7am-lpm. 780 Grove Park Cir., off
Amelia Rd. Lots of furniture & misc.
ESTATE SALE 211 S 6th St, Fri, Sat,
Oct 15th, 16th, 9:00 4:00, rain or
shine. Small sale, all items very nice.
3 Broyhill leather bar stools, Bassett
cabinet, queen size metal bed no
mattresses, leather ottoman, storage
chest/ottoman, John Richard Lamp &
other nice lamps, pictures, nesting tab-
les, area rug, metal patio 2 seat table
set, small table stands, nice decor
accessories. Presales by appt. 904-
753-1278. More info, photos, map, go
to www.MovingAndEstateSales.Net
Sale by Mary Ann Pihlblad Dba Finders
YARD SALE 76578 Timbercreek
Blvd. Sat. 10/16, 7am.



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601 Garage Sales

SAT., 8AM-12PM Furniture, house-
hold items, clothes, misc. Follow signs
from Chester Rd.

2775 OCEAN OAKS DR. Moving sale
Fri. &Sat., 7am-3pm. Tools; treadmill,
games, men's, women's & children's
clothing, skates, sporting goods,
books, toys, purses, etc. Everything
must go.
GARAGE SALE Sat. 10/16, 9am-
12pm. 97550 Pirates Way (off
Blackrock Rd.) Cash only, please. Rain
cancels until the 23rd.
GARAGE SALE Lots of Jaguar,
college football teams & NFL. New
merchandise 50% off. Jaguar hats &
clothing 50'% off. Come see us Sat.
10/16, 8-12. 75007 Edwards Rd. (last
house ), past River Glenn community.
1806 ASH ST. corner S. 18th. 32"
color TV, stand, DVD/VH3 player,
nightstands, new hospital bed,
wheelchair,. lift-chair, shower chair,
comforters, clothes, household items.
Sat. 10/16, 8am-12pm.
10/16, 8am-12noon. Bike, books, old
china, clothes, something for everyone.
Rain cancels. Off Will Hardee between
Simmons & Sadler.

601 Garage Sales

BIG YARD SALE 86281 Timber
Ridge St., in Yulee Hills. 8am-6pm,
Friday & Saturdays for 4 weeks.
GARAGE SALE Canandel kitchen
table & chairs, S pc Queen Anne bed-
room suite w/mattress & boxsprings,
bedroom chair, 2 "Stickly type chairs",
clothes, knick-knacks & much more.
1650 N. Fletcher Ave. Sat. & Sun., 8-2.
GARAGE SALE 92016 Secret Cove
Ct. (Village of Marsh Lakes). Fri 10/15
& Sat. 10/16, 9am-2pm. (3) TVs,
furniture, pictures, great stuff from RV,
linens, household, books.
10/15 & 10/16 9-2. 1534 & 1535
Plantation Oaks. Dune buggy, fishing
rod & reels, Penn 750, fishing cart,
antique coffee table, Audubon bird &
fish prints, English 1800 model ship,
Hamilton desk clock, 5 gal. crock jugs.

602 Articles for Sale

- Drop leaf table & 2 chairs, matching
china/curio cabinet. Also, nice
bookcase. (904)277-1662
ESTATE SALE Contents of home/
contractor & .landscaping tools/zero
turn lawn mower. By appt. only (904)

I602 Articles for Sale






2 Bedrooms Starting at $650/mo.

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SW/D Connections
Large Closets
",1''* Private Patios
S' 'i Sparkling Pool
STennis Courts
Exercise Room
i-v Close to shopping
20 minutes to Jacksonville
S." or Fernandina.

City Apartments with Country Charm!

(904) 845-2922
37149 Cody Circle Hilliard, Florida
EastwooU aks Mon.-Fri. 8:30-5:30
Apartments St. /Sun. by Appt.


81 JET HOT TUB $3800. Seats 6.
Never used. Synthetic redwood
cabinet, cobalt blue acrylic finish, (2)
6HP pumps. Waterfall, 9 LED color
lighting, MP3/CD player, speakers &
subwoofers, reverse molding Swedish
massage neck & shoulder jets,
ozonator. Retails for $10,000. A must
see. Call (904) 371-2608.

607 Antiques
& Collectibles

Spanish chest $350. Primitive table $250.
4 poster cherry king bed custom made
$1200. Leather chair & ottoman $400.
OBO. (904)610-8794 or (904) 432-8402
LLADRO Hand Painted Porcelairi
Sculpture Collection 20 rare "re-
tired" pieces. Sell collection in entirety,
30% below valuation. (904)556-3163
OUT OF BUSINESS. All items 25% off.

610 Air Conditioners

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

611 Home Furnishings

TOP OF THE LINE Serta pillow top
king mattress set. Beautiful
embroidery. $500. (904)432-8476
FOR SALE Couch, love seat, end &
coffee tables, oak kitchen set w/6
chairs, computer chair, & outdoor
chairs. Make offer (904)430-7389

617 Machinery
Tools & Equip.

BUSINESS All equipment for sale.
You want it, I've got it!! Power tools,
air tools, ladders, tool boxes. Too much
to list! (904)321-0540, (904)557-8257
New Norwood Sawmills Lumber
Mate-Pro handles logs 34" diameter,
mills boards 28" wide. Automated
quick-cycle-sawing increases efficiency
up to 40%. (800)661-7746 ext 300N.
www.NorwoodSawmills.com/300N. ANF

621 Garden/
Lawn Equipment

work. $250 for all. (904)432-8476

624 Wanted To Buy

PAID. (904)879-1190 / 705-8628

802 Mobile Homes

3BR/2BA 1600 sq. ft. dbl wide on 2
acres for rent in Yulee. $800/mo. +
security deposit. Call 225-2778.

804 Amelia Island Homes

FSBO with owner finance. Rent-2-
Own adorable 3/2 close to beach &
downtown. Call Terri (904)261-4743.

805 Beaches

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

806 Waterfront

Waterfront Homes & Lots Call
(904) 261-4066 for information. C.H.
Lasserre, Realtor.
4/3, marsh, pool views, open floor
plan, all new SS appl's. 904-335-1532
or www.Ameliariverhouse.webs.com
OCEANFRONT LOT Just reduced for
quick sale! $325,000. Amelia Coastal
Realty (904)261-2770.

808 Off Island/Yule

HOUSE FOR SALE 94306 Duck Lake
Dr., Holly Pointe. 3BR/1.5BA on 3/4
acre. New paint & carpet, huge
mechanic garage, quiet. Front & back
porch. $115k. (904)294-4447 Jennifer

812 Property Exchange

Commercial income Property in
Highlands, NC (600K) for like kind on
Amelia Island. (904)624-7404

817 Other Areas

tract, 2.6 acres, private, large public
lake 5 min away. Owner must sell, only
$25,500. Call (866)275-0442. ANF

852 Mobile Homes

FRESH PAINT 3BR/2BA on fenced
1/2 acre. New flooring, new appliances,
quiet cul-de-sac. $850/mo. + $1000
deposit. (904)613-2529
3BR/2BA MOBILE HOME on south
side of Callahan. Washer/dryer &
fireplace on 2 acres. $900/mo. +
deposit. Please call (904)321-7454.
2BR/1BA. Service animals only. $600/
mo. + deposit. Call (904)261-9729.
sq. ft. $800/mo. Fenced back yard.
(Holly Point Area) 557-1253
& monthly rates. (904)225-5577
-for rent. $650/mo. + $300 deposit.
491-8768, 321-7062 or 321-7064
acre. $825/mo. + $700 deposit. (904)
753-2155 or 753-2156
NICE 2BR SW $475/mo., includes
water. Also, 60X100 MH LOT $295/
mo., includes water. (904)501-5999
dining/kitchen, washer/dryer, in Nas-
sauville. $500/mo. + $300 deposit.
Rd. in Yulee. $450/mo. Ready now.
Call (904)206-1370, The Real Estate
Center, Inc.

855 Apartments

private, furnished, enjoy the docks,
great fishing, (904)703-4265
AT BEACH -.1BR $200/wk + dep. Utils
incl. Also, 1, 2, & 3BR SWMH in park,
very clean, remodeled. Starting $150
wk/$600 mo. Utils. avail. 261-5034
the beach. Long term only. Available
now. $775. (904)277-1818 (9am-
*4pm), 261-8132 evenings.

855 Apartments

Downtown Fernandina Beach -
Partially furnished apt. Unique location!
All utilities included!' 3BR/2BA, office,
washer/dryer, high speed internet.
$1400/mo. + dep. Lease req'd. (904)
491-4911. bob.ramshaw@hllton.com

856 Apartments

terrazzo floors. 270 S. Fletcher. Sewer,
water & garbage included. $750/mo.
+ $850 deposit. (904)556-5722
2BR/1BA near the beach. $700/mo.
+ $700 security deposit. Call (904)
Affordable Living We are accepting
applications for our 1 & 2 bedroom
units. Rent based on income. Apply at
Post Oak Apts., 996 Citrona Dr.,
Femandlna Beach; (904)277-7817.
Handicap Accessible units available.
This institution is an equal opportunity
provider and employer.
For Rent 2BR/1.5BA townhouse apt.
CH&A, stove, refrig., carpet. $750/mo.
Pay Weekly. 828 Nottingham Dr. Call
1BR/1BA Ceramic tile throughout.
Water/sewer furnished Inside Callahan
city limits. (904)628-0167

857 Condos-Furnishe

Island Plantation. Utilities included. No
smoking. $1100/mo. Contact Terri at

631 TARPON AVE. 2BR/2BA flat.
Pool, tennis, 2 blocks from beach.
$875. Nick Deonas Realty, Inc.

avail. 11/1. Pool, fishing pier, tennis,
walkover, parking for 2. $1600/mo +
electric, phone, & cable 583-2785

2BR/2BA fabulous villas. $1200/mo., 6
month lease, + utilities. $1400/mo.,
up to 4 months, + utilities. Unique
Realty & Rentals (904)261-3900.

CONDO 2BR/2.5BA, pool, W/D. No
smoking. Sec. dep. + utilities. $1200/
mo. 1 year lease. (910)695-9935

Furnished 2-story 2BR/2.5BA.
Renovated, brand new carpet. Svc pets
only. No smoking. $1300/mo,+utils.

2BR/2BA OCEAN VIEW Sand Dollar
Villas. Minimum 2 months. $1300/mo.
Services animals only. Call 753-0256 or

BEACH CONDO 1BR Oceanfront S.
Fletcher. Walkover, pool, covered park-
ing. $1195/mo. + elec. & cable. Short
or extended rental. (904)261-3035

858 Condos-Unfurnished

STONEY CREEK 1st floor, 2BR/2BA,
W/D, refrig., screened porch, hard-
wood floors. Great location in Yulee.
$950/mo. Call (904)261-8913.,

house, 1477 sq. ft., garage, screened
porch. $1100/mo. Darlington Realty,
Inc. (904)261-8030

AMELIA WOODS 2BR/2BA,. washer/
dryer, upstairs flat. $750. Available
now. Darlington Realty, Inc. (904)261-

858 Condos-Unfurnished

2BR/2BA/2-CAR GAR. townhouse
in The Colony. Close to beach. Ameni-
ties include pool & tennis court. $925/
mo. + dep. & ref. (904)225-2112

with vaulted ceilings, in gated
community on island. (904)277-

2.SBA, 1631 sq. ft., garage, close to
shopping. $1195. Nick Deonas Realty,
Inc. (904)277-0006

sq. ft., garage, screened porch,
amenity center w/pool. No smoking.
$950/ mo. + dep. Service animals only.
(904) 556-2216

1BR/1BA and 2BR/2BA deluxe condo,
in gated, waterfront community with
24/7 fitness ctr, resort-style pool,
tennis & more! Garden tub & lots of
upgrades! Live the Amelia Lakes life!
Starting at just $799/mo! Call Tammy
at (904) 415-6969 for a showing.

CAPE SOUND CONDO 2782 sq. ft.
3BR/3.5BA, gated community, "pool,
fitness center. 41500. Available now.
Darlington Realty, Inc. (904)261-8030

859 Homes-Furnished

ed 3BR/2BA, 2-car garage, gated,
comm pool, 5 mins/beach. Rental by
day, wk, mth, yr. 261-6204, 206-0035

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860 Homes-Unfurnished
FOR RENT 3BR/1BA, on island,
hardwood floors, new carpet, large
yard. No smoking. $900/mo. +
deposit. (904) 261-3689
3BR In Beachway Subd. Fenced yard.
$1200/mo. References. Available '11/1.
Call (904)415-0311.
3BR/2BA near Elementary School.
Single car garage, washer/dryer hook-
up. $950/mo. (904)556-1641

RENT $1,000/MO. or lease/option
considered. 3BR/2BA home, very nice
condition on corner lot near college &
Gov't center. Convenient to 1-95. Own-
er/agent Karen Werling 904-556-9549

Yulce. Hdwd firs, water softener, d/w,
well, fenced yard. Long term lease.
Ref's. $900/mo. + dep. 261-2132. .

FOR RENT 3/2 in Yulee, fenced, with
garage. $990/mo. Call (904)753-0807
or 261-0920.
professional property management
services. Call Today! (904)261-2770

3BR/2BA HOME in Pirates Bay.
Short distance from beach, open floor
plan, garage. $1200/mo. Call (904)
3BR/2BA HOME in Ocean View
Estates. Close to ocean. $1450/mo.
Call (904)885-1356.

age, private lot on quiet street, near
shopping, short drive to beach. $1290/
mo. Femandina Beach. (305)308-6505
BEACH HOME Gated, access to
beach, pool & tennis. 1 yr lease req.
$1600/mo. (904)321-1713
603 N. 15TH ST. 3BR/2BA, 2-car
garage, large fenced backyard. $995.
Pet w/deposit. Nick Deonas Realty, Inc.

860 Homes-Unfurnished
from Centre St. 3BR/2BA plus an
office. SS appl's. $1600/mo. Steven
Traver, Amelia Island Properties, Inc.
(904)415-1053. ,
water, dock & boat lift, private, fenced,
yet close to everything great fishing
3BR/3BA HOME 2000 sq. ft., gated
property, Flying "A" Ranch in Yulee.
$1,000/mo. + deposit. (904)225-5635
EGANS BLUFF 3BR/2BA, 2200sf,
fenced, close to beach. Pets consider-
ed. Lawn care included. Available 11/1.
$1550/mo. (571)201-5872
ON ISLAND 3BR/2BA, 3630 1st Ave.
Garage, 1st fir mother-in-law suite,
near beach. $1150/mo. + $1100 dep.
Call (386)365-8543 or (866)606-8443.
MOBILE HOME Rent to own. Triple
wide 3BR/2BA w/small office on 4
acres. 96749 Blackrock, Yulee.. ROOM
for rent w/private bath. (904)624-5840

861 Vacation Rentals
Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
Realtor, for special rates.
Mountains. River overlook, cozy, well
furnished, majestic views. Peaceful.
Bicycling. Call (904)757-5416.

863 Office
LARGE OFFICE -above the Palace
Saloon approx. 275 sq ft. $400/mo.
Gateway to Amelia. Multiple spaces to
choose from. Starting at $1,000/mo.
Amelia Coastal Realty 261-2770

863 Office

Office Space Includes utilities &
janitor. Medium $150, large $325, &
office suites avail. Jasmine Office
Center. Call (904)583-0058.

864 Commercial/Retail


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500 Cntre Street
Amelia Island, Florida
1-800-940-8951 ext. 12

902 Trucks
FORD F-150 1999 XLT Tow
package, 4X4 drive, V-8. 100,000
miles. $7,000 FIRM. Call (904)277

U REKWALK Prime nign viaiilllty
location on A1A in O'Neal. 1250sf CURTISS H.
units. Curtiss Lasserre Real Estate U
(904)261-4066. LASSERRE

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*Approx 1,800 s.f. 1839 S. 8th St
Adjacent to Huddle House
$2,250/mo lease + tax, also consider-
ing sale.
*1,243 sq.ft office at the corner of
Atlantic Ave. & 14th Street.
$1,200/mo. plus sales tax NN
* 15th S. 4th St, excellent location on
Centre St. Great space for an office or
small retail store. 5 private parking
places on site $1,500/m tax and util.

*Approx 850 SF by Fastenal and
Peacock Electric in O'Neil, good
exposure on AIA. Great for show
room or office space $1,350/mo +
tax +utilities.
-850785 US 17,Yulee 150x300 lot
with a 1458 SF building & large paved
parking lot. $1,800/mo. + tax & until.
-850674 US 17 S, Yulee. 6,000 SF
Warehouse with office, 3 16'x20' roll
up doors and plenty of parking
$3,000/mo. + taxes and utility

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*3BR/2BA Home on Amelia Island
with beautiful view of Egans Creek.
1,534 approx. sq. ft. $1,500/mo. +
Utilities & Lawn maintenance.
*730 S. 14th St. 3BR/IBA $900/mo.
+utilities. $1,000 sec. dep.
*1334 Atlantic Ave. 3BR/ IBA.1,243
approx. sq.ft. $1,200/mo. + utilities.
*2039A Nature's Walk Attractive
and clean 3BR/2BA, split level town-
house, 1,711 approx. sq. ft.,
$1,350/mo. + utilities. Lease with
possible option to buy.
PiratesWood 3BR/2BA with separate
I BR/I BA studio apartment, dock and
boat lift $1,500/mo. + utilities.
*Marsh Lakes, 36 Teal Ct. Town
House. 3BR/2BA w/EFF I BRover 2
car garage $1,350/mo. comm. pool
tennis ct.
*3BR/2BA home, 95584 Alligator
Creek Road 1.120 approx. sq. ft.
$990/mo. + until.
LY 2BR/ IBA Ocean-view. 487 S.
Fletcher. Special Fall monthly rates.
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10 Sea Marsh 2944 sf. 33R/3.5BR located on Amelia
Island Plantation with formal living and dining rooms
and den with fireplace. Loft area. 2 car garage. Furnished
or unfurnished. No pets. On Island. $2,400/mo

96268 Park- 3000 sf 4BR/4.5BA two story home located
in Oyster Bay. Porches front and rear overlooking canal.
Gourmet kitchen. Bamboo flooring throughout. WD.
Yacht Club privileges. Pets allowed. Off Island.

95208 Woodberry 4BR/3.5BA Summer Beach home
with tile floor throughout and large bonus room.
Screened in lanai, 2 car garage and community pool.
Iawn care and washer/dryer. On Island, $1,995/mo

86867 Cartesian 2552 sf. 4BR/2.5BA two story with
oversized backyard. Community is very convenient to
Kings Bay and Jacksonville. Pets ok. $1,550/mo

5059 Summer Beach 3BR/2BA patio home with pool
located in gated Summer Beach. Offered furnished with
with two master suites. Pets allowed. On Island.

2157 Pebble Beach 1992 sf. 3BR/2.5BA town home in
Cape Sound. liardwoods and carpet throughout. Great
Island location! Pets allowed. On Island. $1,500/mo

95141 Amalfi 3BR/2.5BA town home located in the
Villas of Summer Beach with community pool. Short walk
to beach.' Iawn care and washer/dryer. Screened lanai.
Pets allowed. On Island. $1,450/mo

Surf & Racquet #A110 1000 sf. IBR/IBA condo with
ocean and pool view. Furnished with all utilities. No pets.
On Island. $1,400/mo

76195 Deerwood 2 story with nice size backyard
leading to a pond. Front of house overlooks pond as well.
All BR are upstairs along with a den/play room.
Downstairs has LR/DR and family room. Community is
very convenient to Kings Bay and Jacksonville. Pets ok.

32240 Grand Parke 2100 sf. 3BIR2BA home in Flora
Parke with upgraded kitchen, fireplace, covered lanai and
split floor plan. I.awn care. Pets allowed. Off Island.

96196 Long Island 1800 sf. 3BR3BA with office or 4th
BR located on cul-de-sac in Nassau Lakes. Tile
throughout. Family room with fireplace. Kitchen with
breakfast area. Covered lanai. Lawn care. Pets allowed.
Off Island. $1,350/mo


86616 Meadowwood -Well maintained 3BR/2BA home
on cul-de-sac lot in the community of Meadowfield. Split
floor plan with Tuscany wine region decor. Large screen
porch overlooking wide fenced backyard. Off Island.
Pets ok. $1,350/mo

1843 Windswept Oaks Single family home in Ocean
Reach, large screened porch, with fenced back yard.
Close to the beach and shopping. Pets allowed. On
Island. $1,300/mo

86624 Meadowwood 1902 sf. 3BR/2BA on cul-de-sac.
Bonus/family room with split floor plan. Security,
irrigation with huge back yard. Pets allowed. Off Island.

1719 Delorean 1407 sl 3BR/2BA Single family home
located on cul-de-sac lot with fenced back yard. Open
floor plan, screened in porch. Close to shopping,
schools and restaurants and beach. No pets. On Island.,

2362 Boxwood 1460 sf. 1BR1BA condo located on
Amelia Island Plantation. Community pool. All utilities
accept cable included. Pets allowed. On Island.

86308 Augustus 14901 sf. 3BR2BA home in Cartesian
Point with fenced backyard and covered lanai
overlooking pond. Tile throughout main living area.
W/D & irrigation system. Community is very convenient
to Kings Bay and Jacksonville. Pets ok. $1,050/mo

96679 Arrigo 1624 sf. 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 flat backyard with covered
lanai. Pets ok. Off Island. $1,000/mo

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

321 S. 3rd 3BR/1BA home located in the Historic
District. Pets allowed. On Island. $800,mo

939 N. Fletcher 816 sq. ft. 2BR/1,.BA beach town
house. Pets allowed. On Island. $650/mo

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610 N. 15th Street 3BR/1BA Home with ceramic tiled floors and car B73 Ch, r itl .A r i i ,r ,
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1268 QuattlerlfAd Lane 4R/3BI A Riverfront home with private dock ,
and boat li. Two master suites, cedar closet in master. separate tub a nnd n only a short alk to .e bea
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natural light and spectacular views of the river. Private outdoor in-ground 835 Mary Street 2BR/1BA downstairs Duplex near beach, cerami
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* 509 N. 14th Street- 3BR/BA Home with one car garage Ceramic tile in $7
living areas, carpeted bedrooms. Open kitchen, ceiling fans. Large front & 836 Laura Streetc 2BRI/BA upstairs Duplex, ceramic tile through
back yards. $950 large deck in back, garage, includes water & sewer. $1250
SINGLE FAMILX H MENS OFF ISLAND 1582 l'a'rk eane (Amelia PIark) Studio apatni tlwilt i, w pI ai
... "' ., and new carpet. Centrally located on lie island. $650
* 95623 Arbor Lane 3BR/.5BA Brick home on large lot. Ceramic tile and news. car Centrll te isl
throughout. Fully fenced backyard $995 2483 A Firt Avenue- 2BR/ZBA IFully lunisliil e uplex only a I
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* 87073 Raddin Road t3BR!BA Modular home with honus, room, fire- o oe each. k och it a ityl $ O
place, and laminate flooring. Partially fenced back yard plus storage shell 2743 B Ocean Drive 2BR/1.5BA Recently nril,, 'led t,,wnll..,use
Porch on front and back of home. $925 to tie beacl. Stninless steel alppliianie S86160 Iemaenburg Drive (North Hampton)- 5BR/4BA Home on golf ing. and bothrber carpet. W/I included. Pri'tvle ilt back I ,.t $1001
course lot Community pool, clubhouse, and playground. Rent includes 2840 A South Flevehcr I- 2li/ IA :Ocea.ln f. i ld,wl.n ai r ,llls.
cable, internet. and alarm $1995 Beautiful views, easy access to ile beach. $1150
FURNISnIED L HOMES- ON ISLAND 2850 S. Fletcher UP 3BIIRBA Upl.iUrs, .lll, l a Ini ll, e illl Itli .
.. .. I - .- .i ful views. Easy access to dhe beach. $1095,
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* 403 Tarpon Ave Unit 423 (Ocean Park) 2BR/2BA Furnished c.ido only one block fronl die beaclh. iConi lllttlly a1 ll l li oe rt. $1
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* 95023 Sandpiper Loop (Sandpiper Villas)- 3BR/4BA Fully furnished pins rooftop patio. $1005
luxury townhouse with elevator, bonus room with bar, and butler's pantry. 734 B ''arpon Avenue 2BR/21BA D .,nsai's dluplex on nori l end,e,
Oceanfront community close to the Ritz. $199S tO the beach Water and sewer included. $1100
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