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FBHS sophomore a role model in all he endeavors

"He gives 100
percent to
everything he
does," says
In Schools
teacher Nancy
Maxwell of
"Mr. Wendall"
shown tutoring
Curtisa Collins
at Fernandina
Beach Middle

Neczs Leader
Every mother is proud of her
children, but Shuntay
Raysor feels she has reason
IE Ih extra proud of her son,
"Mir ,1< ld(;iI" McGahee, because
there seems to be no-end to the list
of his noteworthy accomplishments
and constructive endeavors.
"He is such a positive role model.
for young black men in the commu-
nity. He doesn't wear his pants low or
anything like that, is very respectful
and still well-liked by other kids," she
A Take Stock In Children pro-
gram participant, McGahee earns
high praise from Student Advocate
Joanne Roach.
"Wendall has already excelled
beyond our expectations and
requirements, in that he is also
extremely active in school, in his

church and in the community. He
demonstrates his.leadership abilities
in all of those activities. He is such a
strong role model for other students,
and will continue to be as he furthers
his education," she noted.
The 15-year-old sophomore class
president, who was also president of
his freshman class, spent his sum-
mer engaged in a variety of positive
activities including a stint with
Upward Bound, Baptist Youth Camp,
two weeks at Memorial College in
Miami and 10 days on Capitol Hill.
The National Young Leaders
Conference in Washington, D.C.,
provided 210 students from all over
the country with opportunities to
interact with a variety of people oper-
ating within all three branches of
government, the news media and the
international community.
"When he received the invitation

WENDALL Continued on 3A


Layton Lupone, 13,
Carly Oliver 13, and
Joe Lupone, 11, of
Fernandina Beach
share a seat on the
Scrambler during the
Northeast Florida
Fair in Callahan
Sunday, right. Ethan
Arn, 6, of
Jacksonville raises
his arms as Go Gator
storms the track,
above. The annual
event offers farm ani-
mal exhibits, a talent
show, musical per-
formances, food and
dozens of rides. The
fair continues
through Sunday. Visit
www.neflfair.org for
the schedule of
events and tickets.

Golf course


moves forward

News Leader
City commissioners Tuesday
approved the negotiation of a contract
with Billy Casper Golf LLC to manage
the city's municipal golf course.
Commissioners also approved a res-
olution to retain outside counsel, Susan
Churuti of Bryant Miller Olive of
"Tampa,; to help City Attorney Tamni.mi.....
Bach negotiate the contract. C hur ul
assisted in writing Westrec Marina's
contract to manage the city marina.
A few members of the golf com-
munity attended Tuesday's meeting
but did not speak. At previous meetings
there had been some opposition to the
plan by local golfers.
Privatization of the city's marina,
golf course and airport was initially
brought up during a city goal-setting
meeting in June 2009. A golf course
evaluation committee was formed by
City Manager Michael Czymbor in
January to assess the business struc-
ture of the golf course for a possible
public/private partnership.
Although the city golf course oper-
ates as an enterprise fund, and is
expected to cover its own expenses, it
has been losing money over the last
two years despite a decrease in fees
earlier this year to attract more busi-
Among other debts, the municipal
golf course has a debt of $250,000 annu-
ally from a $1.2 million loan taken out
in 2006 for a new clubhouse and irri-
gation, according to city staff. The fal-
tering economy and unseasonable
weather have also added to its financial
A golf course improvement fund
was created in 2007-8, but the small
surcharge on greens wasn't enough
to pay for necessary improvements. A
$2 increase in nearly all golf fees was
approved by commissioners in June.
City Finance I r' ,I. i Patti Clifford

aThe contract
with Billy
Casper Golf
will be a
-agreement very much like
Westrec's, 'although
anything could change
during negotiations.

said she did not know if the fee increas-
es had brought in any additional funds,
but said Billy Casper Golf has agreed
to keep whatever golf rates were in
effect as of Oct. 1 this year.
According to Bach, the contract
with Billy Casper Golf will be a man-
agement service agreement "very
much like Westrec's," adr,,ui she
noted anything could change during
She also said the city would try to
get the same provisions for its current
golf course employees as Westrec's
con tract, which gave workers a 9-day
probationary period after Westrec took
Mayor Susan Steger said at
Tuesday's meeting she hoped Billy
Casper Golf would keep the city's
employees "so that they have a chance
to prove themselves."
Bach said she and Czymbor were
hoping to bring the new contract with
Billy Casper Golf to city commissioners
for their Nov. 16 meeting. Golf Director
Scott Womble's contract with the city
expires Dec. 18, she said. Womble has

GOLF Continued on 3A

'Now more than ever' United Way needs donors

The Nassau County United Way
kicked off its annual fundraising
campaign Wednesday at Florida
State College at Jacksonville's Betty
P. Cook Center in Yulee. United
Way helps fund more than 30 organi-
zations serving the citizens of Nassau
Chip Townsend, Nassau County
campaign chairman, told the audience
at the kickoff that giving was espe-
cially important during the current
economic downturn.
"Many of us can recall parents,
grandparents, mentors who modeled
the spirit of giving," he said. "Imagine

a child alone, sitting unsupervised
for hours because mom doesn't
have the money for after-school pro-
grams. Imagine a family where the
breadwinner has to get emergency
surgery. ... Fortunately, United Way
is here.
"Now more than ever, we need our
local givers to step forward to help
our children, families and seniors -
because what affects one of us affects
all of us."
United Way of Northeast Florida
President Connie Hodges said she
was touched by how many people con-
tinued to give despite their own strait-
ened circumstances.
"It's the people who step up and
give and a lot of times they're mak-

ing sacrifices to do it that warm my
heart as much as seeing those lives
that are transformed," she said. "... I
want to thank you from the bottom of
my heart, those of you who step up
and make that sacrifice to give."
Hodges said after the meeting that
she was aware that people's own cir-
cumstances during the current reces-
sion could hamper their ability to
donate to United Way. However, she
added, many others were giving more
than ever before.
"For the past two years, with the
unemployment increasing and people
experiencing family members who
have lost their jobs ... it's more difficult
I UNITED Continued on 3A

Nassau County
United Way
chairman Chip
Wednesday at
the United Way
Nassau County
Kickoff, held at
Florida State
College at
Betty P. Cook
Center in Yulee.

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FRIDAY. October 22. 2010 NEWS News-Leader


Sister Sherlynn Patrice Haywood Howard

Sister Sherlynn Patrice
Haywood Howard was born
July 14, 1969 in Fernandina
Beach, Florida to Russell and
Evelyn Haywood.
She received her early edu-
cation in the local public schools
in Nassau County, graduating
from Gainesville High School
in 1987. She accepted the Lord
as her personal Savior at an
early age, joining and being bap-
tized at St. James Baptist
Church under the leadership of
Reverend Walter Baker; where
she served faithfully in the
Choir and on the Hospitality
Committee until her health
begin to fail.
"Lynn" was known to her
family and friends as a very
compassionate person. She was
always there to lend a helping "
hand to whomever needed help.
She was a wonder ful wife, sister,
friend and church member.
On Tuesday, October 19,
2010 at Shands Medical Center
-Jacksonville, "Lynn" answered
the call ofJesus and now she is
resting peacefully with the Lord.
She was preceded in death by
her grandparents, Deacon Clem
Mason, Rosa Lee Haywood and
James Haywood.
"Lynn" will be lovingly
remembered by a devoted fam-
ily, husband, Samuel Howard,
III; mother and stepfather,
Evelyn and Alfonza Harris;
father, Russell Haywood; broth-

ers, Sean (Carlena) Mason and
Keith (Rogina) Haywood; sis-
ters, Sherry Mason and Nicole
(Kenneth) Sprueil; grandmoth-
er, Lucretia Mason; uncles,
Gary (May) Mason, Jackey
(Sheila) Mason, Troy Haywood,
Henry Lee Haywood, Chris
Haywood, Earl Haywood and
Clifton Haywood; aunts,
Altamese (Javan) Thompson,
Mellanese (Gilbert) Jones,
Annie (James) Jordan, Shirl
Godwin, Selma Torrence and
Essie Mae Jones; father-in-law
and mother-in-law, Samuel Jr.
and Cynthia Howard; brothers-
in-law, Keith Ford, Wayne Ford,
Don Merrion, George Carter,
Edward Smith and Troy Young;
sister-in-law, Lisa Howard; god-
children, Stacey Sams, Jr.,
Cameron and Caleb Andrew;
nieces, nephews, and a host of
cousins and other relatives and
Funeral services will be
Saturday, October 23, 2010 at
St. James Baptist Church,
153037 County Road 108,
Sandhill, Florida with Reverend
Johnny Green officiating. View-
ing of the remains will be today,
Friday, October 22 from 5:00
PM-8:00 PM and 9:30 AM until
the hour of the service at the
church. Interment will follow
the service in Brickyard
Cemetery, Lessie, Florida.
Huff Funeral Home

Allesandra "Sandy" Stancin

Mrs. Allesandra "Sandy"
Stancin, age 68, of Fernandina
Beach, passed away on Tuesday
morning, October 19, 2010 at,
her residence.
Born in Youngstown, Ohio,
she was one of two children
born to the late Anthony and
Louise Mikita Porituti.
Raised in Youngstown, she
met her future husband, John
Phillip Stancin,
during the
Christmas holi-
days in 1964.
They married
in 1967 and
moved to
Pittsburgh, PA
for a short time before moving
to Newark, DE. While living in
Newark, she worked as an
Administrative Assistant at the
University of Delaware. Her
husband'- ..nmploymenti with the
Department of Defense took
them to Middletown, RI, where
she worked as a Librarian in
Warren, RI. In 1990 they moved
to Fernandina Beach as she
worked at Kings Bay Naval
Base as an Engineering and
Technical Librarian.
Always having a love of
books, she loved reading,
spending time with friends,
cooking and entertaining.
Sandy lit up the room when she
entered. People confided in her
and her council was sought and
freely given. All her many

friends and family will truly
miss her.
Mrs. Stancin was a member
of St. Michael Catholic Church,
the Fernandina Beach Woman's
Club and the Women's Book
She leaves behind, her hus-
band of 43 years, John Stancin,
their sons, John Anthony
"Jason" Stancin (Linda),
Woodenville, WA, Jim Stancin
(Sara), Fernandina Beach, FL.
her brother, James Pontuti
(Rosmarie), Osceola, WI, grand-
children, Allesandra Patrice
"Alece" Stancin, Charles
Jonathan "CJ" Stancin, Jaeson
Keith Stancin, Andrew Rocco
Stancin, Alexander James
Stancin, one more on the way
and multiple nieces and
The Mass of Christian Burial
will .-iart at 10:00'tam on
Monday, October 25,2010 from
St. Michael Catholic Church
with Reverend Mark Waters,
Her family will receive
friends from 3:00-5:00 pm on
Sunday at Oxley-Heard Funeral
If so desired, memorial con-
tributions may be made to the
,American Cancer Society, 2850
Isabella Blvd., Suite 20,
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250.
Please share her life story
at www.oxleyheard.com.
Oxley-Heard FuneralDirectors


Marion Stuart Chastain, 70, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2010.
Arrangements were incomplete at time of publication.
Green Pine Funeral Home
Timothy C. "Tim" White, 51, ofYulee died Wednesday, Oct.
20, 2010.
Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors


ARC Nassau's new store
inside Island Treasures, 1104
St Eighth St., Fernandina
Beach, is called Fabulous
Finds. The store is a resale
A photo caption on page

8B Wednesday was incorrect.
The News-Leader strives for
accuracy. We will promptly cor-
rect all factual errors. Please
notify the editor of errors at
mparnell@fbnewsleader.com or
call (904) 261-3696.


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following the hurricane of 1944 before tropical storms were given names. The photo is from the collection of
Bruce Porter. The News-Leader, 511 Ash St., Fernandina Beach,-welcomes Looking Back submissions. They also may be e-
mailed to Sidn Perry, sperry@fbnewsleader.com.


AA meetings
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.
Maurices at The Shoppes
at Amelia Concourse next to
Target is holding a toy drive
to benefit the American
Cancer Society and the chil-
dren who are hospitalized
during the holidays.
The drive continues
through Dec. 1. Customers
can drop off their donations
Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to
9 p.m., and Sunday noon-7
p.m. Needed are new stuffed
animals. Donors will receive
a coupon good for 20 percent
off any a regular-priced
Maurices item for each dona-
tion, limit 10 per person.
Visit maurices.com.
Gun courses
Gary W. Belson Associ-
ates Inc. offers gun courses
at the Range & Educational
Training Center in Nassau
County. A Concealed
Weapon License Course will
be offered Oct. 23 at 9 a.m. A
Basic with Defensive Tactics
Course will be offered Nov.
13 at 7:45 a.m.
For information and
scheduling contact Belson at
491-8358, 476-2037 or gbel-
son@bellsouth.net. Visit
'Keeping Kids Safe'
The Keeping Kids Safe
Project by S.I.P Kids will pro-
vide free digital fingerprint-
ing and photos for all chil-
dren at Rick Keffer Dodge
Chrysler Jeep, 464037 SR
200, Yulee, from 3-7 p.m.
today and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct.
23. The event is free.
There will be free face
painting, balloons, cookies
and juice. Call Jacki Powers
at (319) 268-4111 or e-mail
Food drive
little Women of Fernan-
dina Beach will sponsor
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canned food drive Oct. 23
from 9 a.m.-i p.m. at Publix.
Proceeds will go to the
Barnabas Center.
Senior health fair
A free Community Senior
Health Fair will be held Oct.
26 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the
McArthur Family YMCA,
1915 Citrona Drive,
Fernandina Beach. The fail-
will feature health screen-
ings including diabetes and
blood pressure door prizes,
giveaways and vendors on
elder care, assisted living,
hearing, legal services and
long-term care, among oth-
ers. For information call 432-
1193. Admission is free.
Human trafficking
The next Breakfast
Learning Series is Oct. 26 at
9 a.m. at the Nassau County
office of Family Support
Services of North Florida
(FSS), 86004 Christian Way
in Yulee. The topic is
"Building Awareness and
Response to Human ,r
Trafficking" with speaker
Robin Rossmanith, chair of
the Northeast Florida
Human Trafficking Task
Force. Register by calling
225-5347 by today.
Film dub
The Indigo Film Club
Moonlight Series presents
its second film, the classic
1959 French film "400
Blows" directed by Francois
Truffaut, outdoors on the
Indigo Alley patio Oct. 27 at
7:30 p.m.
"Les Quatre Cents Coup"
(400 Blows), with all its sim-
plicity and feeling, is Truf-
faut's first film and one of the
founding films of the French
New Wave. Discussion to fol-
low film.
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
Fernandina Beach (use
Third Street entrance).
However, FAA will suspend
its Monday 9:30 a.m. meet-
ings indefinitely beginning
Nov. 1. Comments or sugges-
tions may be directed to
Nancy at 310-6806 or Jackie
at 310-6680.


Nassau County Amateur
Radio Emergency Services
(ARES) will hold a three-day
barbecue fundraiser from 10
a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 28-30 in the
parking lot at the New Life
Baptist Church on State Road
200 in Yulee.
Nassau County ARES vol-
unteers are amateur radio
operators, licensed by the fed-
eral government, who use
their skills to support emer-
gencies, disasters and also spe-
cial events, by providing radio
communications when and
where it is needed.

The Nassau County
Volunteer Center is looking
for volunteers'to participate in
the Great Visit Florida Beach
Walk Nov. 6, anytime between
7-11 a.m. Volunteers are being
recruited to walk just one mile
of the 825 miles of Florida's
beaches to show the world -
with photos from each mile -
that Florida's beaches are as
wonderful as ever.
The event is a partnership
of Visit Florida, Volunteer
Florida, the Florida Restaurant
and Lodging Association, the
Florida Lottery and the Florida
Fish and Wildlife Commission.
Volunteers are needed to

The barbecue fundraiser
will help Nassau County ARES
buy needed equipment and
supplies that will enhance their
ability to deploy emergency
communication services.
Members will be cooking
and serving complete chick-
en or rib plates, with two sides
and a drink, as well as slabs of
ribs all day during the fundrais-
New Life Baptist Church is
located at 464069 SR 200,
across from the Walmart
Supercenter. Contact Brian at
261-0050 for information.

place mile marker flags, to
walk one mile of Nassau
County's beaches and to take
one photograph alofg thd way
to upload to the Internet.
Photos will be displayed at
To register as walker go to
walk and click on the "Register
for the Beach Walk" link.
Identify your county as Nassau
and the host agency as the
Nassau County Volunteer
Center when you complete the
To volunteer call 261-2771
or e-mail ncvcfb@aol.com.


Miss Amelia Island
The Ballroom Youth
Academy presents the third
annual "Miss Amelia Island
Classic Pageant," open to all
young women from Nassau
and Camden counties, Nov. 6
at the Peck Center auditori-
Categories range from
wee miss to Miss Amelia
Island, birth to 22 years. The
pageant starts at 4 p.m., with
the Miss Amelia Island event
at 7 p.m.
Entry fee is $35 ($5 dis-
count for two siblings); plus

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$5 per each category: pretti-
est smile, hair, dress, eyes
and $15 per photo to enter
most photogenic.
Contact Susanne Omram
at (904) 704-7635. All pro-
ceeds benefit the Ballroom
Youth Academy. Visit
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 prelim-
inary 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. There will be a mandato-
ry rehearsal/breakfast the
day of the pageant from 9:30
a.m. to noon. Visit the Miss
Earth Nassau County
Facebook page or email mis-
sear thnassaucounty@yahoo.


5O Nassau County
Tax Assessor
Eddie McKendree
YEARS was named presi-
--- dent of the state
association by his peers.
October 20, 1960


ITT Rayonier
announced it was
laying off 62
October 23, 1985

l The city's com-
10 munity develop-
ment director
YEARS resigned four
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was named as the interim.
October 25, 2000

Barbecue to benefit

amateur radio service

Volunteers needed

for state beach walk

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FRIDAY. October 22.2010 NEWS News-Leader

Records detail final hours

Community Newspapers

Melissa Bodden clutches
medical records that describe
the final moments of her broth-
er's life. It's all she has apart
from his death certificate.
Franklin "Ray" Bodden was
shot twice by Nassau County
Sheriff's Deputy Ernie Cole
during a traffic stop in
Callahan Sept. 11.
The 39-year-old was riding
his motorcycle with friend
Anthony Michael Weeks, 31,
when Cole pulled him over in
the parking lot near Y.B. Slim
Pool Hall and Grill in Callahan.
David Bright, a NCSO
employee, was in the deputy's
car on a civilian ride-along and
was reported to have shouted
something to Cole shortly
before shots were fired.
Bodden has poured over
the details since obtaining the
. records three weeks ago. She
:recalled the first time she read
the information.
"I was devastated," Bodden
said Monday. "I couldn't hold
myself up. I can't believe he
lay there, face down."
The investigation contin-
ues and family members still
do not know all of the details
leading up to the shooting.
Nassau County Assistant
State Attorney Wesley White
said Tuesday that the case has
been reviewed by the Florida
Department of Law
Enforcement and has been
presented to State Attorney
Angela Corey.
"FDLE's investigation has
been-. placed before the state
attorney for her review," White
said, adding that he did not
know how long the review
would take.
Despite rumors indicating
otherwise, Cole remains on
paid administrative leave,
according to .NCSO Sheriff
Tommy Seagraves.
"He is not back to work,"
Seagraves said Tuesday.
"He's still an employee here
and he's still on administrative
About three weeks ago, the
Bodden family obtained Ray's
medical reports to expedite
the investigation so that FDLE
investigators would not have to
wait for a court order to access
ril.,rmn alijr ". "'.
The Sept 11. report shows
that Ray arrived at Shands
Jacksonville via Nassau
County Fire Rescue at 10:35
p.m. He had "been down at
least 20 minutes" and received
CPR from NCFR for 25 min-,
utes, as noted in the report.
S Ray had a gunshot wound
mid-chest and an exit wound in
his back. He also had a gun-
shot wound to the left bicep,
with no other exit wounds
After his arrival, hospital
staff continued to administer
CPR. They made two incisions
to relieve fluid build-up inside
the chest, but by 10:26 p.m.
he had received "pastoral min-
istry, prayer and presence"
from a chaplain. At 10:40 p.m.
he was pronounced dead.
Bodden said that prior to
talking to the funeral director,
she and her family had
assumed that-Ray had been

Melissa Bodden looks over the medical records that
detail her brother's death.

shot twice in the chest. She
added that her brother had
facial bruises, a broken nose,
scratches to his face and
asphalt fragments embedded
in his scalp.
Since her brother's death,
Bodden and her two children'
have moved into her parents'
home. Ray had lived there, tak-
ing care of his parents and
helping with repairs around
the house.
Bodden still questions the
timeline prior to learning of
Ray's death about 3:40 a.m.
Sept. 12. She said FDLE inves-
tigators told her he was pulled
over between 9:25 and 9:30
p.m., about an hour prior to
his arrival at the hospital. A
911 dispatch call was received
at 9:57 p.m. according to the
medical report.
"They have yet to tell us
why he was pulled over,"
Bodden said.
She questions why her
brother was shot twice and
why his personal effects,
including a gold nugget ring,
cell phone and driver's license,
were not returned. His motor-
cycle is back home, but several

pairs of sunglasses, gloves, a
leather jacket, a change of
clothes and a water bottle that
Bodden said was on the motor-
cycle have not been returned.
A platinum ring she now wears
around her neck on a chain,
however, was returned.
Ray's mother, Anna
Bodden, seeks justice for the
death of her son, who she said,
did not even carry a pock-
etknife. The family has
retained two attorneys if need-
"We haven't forgotten and
we're not going to let anyone
else forget it," she said.
Meanwhile, Melissa
Bodden continues to imagine
the horror of her brother's
final hour from the time he lay
in the parking lot until he was
transported to the hospital.
She said an FDLE investi-
gator told her he was still
unable to share what the video
camera inside the patrol car
"He said it would be very
difficult for us to watch,"
Melissa said. "I have to see it.
I see it every day in my head




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to attend the conference, I did-
n't know where the money
was going to come from," said
his mother.
"I try to make it all happen
for him. I want him to reach
for the stars. But he said, 'God
will make a way.' He has a
faith that could move moun-
tains. So he typed out a letter
to family and friends, and Elm
Street Church of God played a
huge part in making it possi-
ble for him to go. That's how
he ended up going on that
Leaning toward a career in
the ministry, McGahee is an
active member of First
Missionary Baptist Church.
Another possible career
path is funeral direction. His
great-uncle used to take him
along when he worked at Huff
& Battise Funeral Home,
where McGahee is now in a
mentor program.
"He works with me on

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Womble has been receiving a
base salary of $20,000 from the
city and runs the pro shop and
snack bar independently. It has
not been determined whether
Wbmble will stay on as golf
director or in any other capaci-
A draft management
agreement with Billy Casper
Golf, provided by Bach's
office, has a term of five years
and states the company will
form a "wholly-owned single-
purpose subsidiary entity,
Fernandina Beach Golf
Management, LLC." It also
states that all personnel
employed at the golf course will
be employees of FBGM. Those
and all other terms, however,
are still up for negotiation.
Billy Casper Golf, based in
Vienna, Va., manages 120
golf courses in 27 states and
Costa Rica, according to its web-

'Wendall has already excelled
beyond our expectations and
requirements, in that he is also
extremely active in school, in
his church and in the commu-
nity. He is such a strong role -
model for other students, and will continue to
be as he furthers his education.'

funerals," said Farita Jones of
Huff& Battise. "He's very
good with the families. If
more kids were like him, we'd
have less problems."
As if all this weren't
enough, McGahee also sings,
tap dances, ballroom dances,
is a member of Youth in
Action at the Peck Center and
volunteers for Communities
In Schools.
Unembarrassed by his
mother's praise, McGahee

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for people to step up," she
said. "With that said, those
who haven't been as impacted
are more willing to step up
because they see how great
the need is."
"The beauty of this county
is that as generous as people
have been to United Way,
.there remains untapped poten-
tial," Townsend added.
"Having worked with many

says it is important to be a
good role model for his peers
because he feels a responsibil-
ity to point people to the right
path in life.
McGahee shares his
Fernandina home with his
mother and stepfather, Nikita
"Raysor. His biological dad is
Keith McGahee.
The family has three
canine companions, Smoke,
Fire and JoJo.

generous citizens who just
haven't heard the United Way
story yet, I know that if we
can reach them with the mes-
sage about this community
need, we stand a great chance
of having a very successful
For more information
about giving to United Way,
call Nassau County campaign
manager Amy Dyar at (904)
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New breast center supplements Baptist Nassau services

For the News Leader

On Oct. 11, just in time for nation-
al Breast Health Awareness Month,
Baptist Health unveiled the beautiful
new Robert and Margaret Hill Breast
Center in Jacksonville. This state-of-
the-art facility offers a full range of
diagnostic procedures and counseling
for women whose screening mammo-
grais indicate suspicious tissue
changes, or who have breast cancer
symtplonms such as pain, lumps or nip-
phe' discharge.
"It's a wonderful new facility, fully
integrated with the services we pro-
vide at Baptist Nassau. We're proud to
be part of it and pleased that such a
high quality service is available for our
patients," said Jerrie Moore, RT,
Baptist Nassau imaging services direc-
Excluding cancers of the skin,
breast cancer is the most common can-
cer among women, accounting for
nearly 1 in 4 cancers diagnosed in U.S.

women. The American Cancer Society
recommends that women between the
ages of 20 and 39 have clinical breast
examinations by a health professional
every three years. After age 40 (or ear-
lier if recommended by your doctor),
women should have screening mam--
mograms every year, even if they have
no signs of breast cancer, to locate
abnormalities that might indicate the
presence of tumors. These can be eas-
ily scheduled at Baptist Nassau where
certified mammography technologists
perform over 100 screening mamino-
grams every week, says Traci
Medders, RT(M), Baptist Nassau's
lead mammographer.
"We use sensitive new digital scan-
ners that make the procedure as accu-
rate, safe and comfortable as possible
for patients. Digital machines produce
electronic rather than film images
which greatly reduce patient exposure
to radiation and speed up the entire
process," Moore said.
Screening mammograms done at

It's a wonderful new facility, fully integrated
with the services we provide at Baptist Nassau.
We're prbud to be part ofit.'

all Biaptist facilities are transmitted
electronically to th H lill Breast Center
anld analyzed by board certified radi-
ologists who'specialize in breast cancer
diagnosis. It irregularities are detected,
the patient is notified and an appoint-
ment is made within 1-2 days for follow-
up testing at the Hill Breast Center,
which may include diagnostic mam-
mog raphy, ultrasound, MRI, molecular
breast imaging and/or biopsy. This
immediate attention assures the patient
a more definitive and prompter diag-
nosis and if cancer is detected, deci-
sions can be made and treatment
begulln sooner.
"This process of having all mam-

mograms analyzed by specialists in a
central location was established sev-
eral years ago and it's been working
extremely well," Moore says. "What's
new is that the Hill Breast Center is so
bright, spacious and soothing for anx-
ious patients who must have follow-up
procedures." 'Fewer than 20 percent
of patients screened at Baptist Nassau
have a suspicious mammogram result
that leads to further study, she adds. If
transportation to the Hill Breast Center
is a burden to the patient, Baptist
Nassau's mammography staff will
arrange for free cab service. This is
provided by a grant through the Susan
G. Komen Foundation.

The Hill Breast Center also pro-
vides counseling, referrals to cancer
treatment specialists and a wealth of
information on treatment options. "We
are fortunate to have many qualified
surgeons, radiation oncologists and
cancer specialists in our community, so
most patients who need treatment can
get it close to home," Moore says.
There are also support groups and
educational programs. For informa-
tion, call Baptist Nassau's Mammogra-
phy Department at 321-3546.
Physician referral is not required to
schedule a screening mammogram
but is recommended, and most insur-
ance plans cover annual screenings.
Appointments can be scheduled
between 7:30 'a.m. and 6 p.m. on
Monday and Tuesdays, and 8:30 a.m.
to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and
Thursday. Just call 321-3636 or (904)
202-2222, or make your appointment
online by clicking on the pink ribbon
symbol on the Baptist Nassau website:

One dead, one hurt in crash

Community Newspapers

A Callahan man died follow-
inI injuries he suffered in a sin-
gle-car crash Tuesday.
Russell E. Strawser, 23, was
the passenger in a 2000 Pontiac
that crashed into trees and
broke into pieces on impact
shortly after 4 p.m. Strawser
was pronounced dead at Shands
Jacksonville, according to a
Florida Highway Patrol media
Kyle M. Lewis, 24, of Hilliard
was driving the four-door Pon-
tiac southbound on US 301 near
Newcomb Road when. he lost
control of the car, causing the
car to travel onto the west shoul-
der of US 301, striking trees
before overturning. Strawser
and Lewis were both ejected
from the car, the FHP reported.
Lewis was treated and
released, a Shands spokesper-

This Pontiac split into multiple pieces on impact with several trees in a single-car acci-
dent on US 301 Tuesday afternoon.

son said Wednesday.
Bryceville resident Miranda
Mreen was driving a 1997
Dodge Charger in the south-
bound lane of US 301 when the
accident occurred. She said she
saw the red cam weaving all over

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"They pulled out of a drive-
way or a private road right in
front of me," Mreen said. "They
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minutes, the car passed a
guardrail and veered into the
woods. Some trees down the
. embankment had bark missing
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DALLAS The American
Heart Association is re-arrang-
ing the ABCs of cardiopul-
monary resuscitation (CPR) in
its 2010 American Heart
Association Guidelines for
Cardiopulmonary Resusci-
tation and Emergency Cardio-
vascular Care, published in
Circulation: 'Journal of the
American Heart Association.
Recommending that chest
compressions be the first step
for lay and professional res-
cuers to revive victims of sud-
den cardiac arrest, the associ-
ation said the A-B-Cs (Air-
of CPR should now be changed
to C-A-B (Compressions-
"For more than 40 years,
CPR training has emphasized
the ABCs of 'CPR, which
instructed people to open a vic-
tim's airway by tilting their
head back, pinching the nose
and breathing into the victim's
mouth, and only then giving
chest compressions," said
Michael Sayre, M.D., co-author
of the guidelines and chairman
of the American Heart Associa-
tion's Emergency Cardiovas-,.
cular Care (ECC) Committee.
"This approach was caus-
ing significant delays in start-
ing chest compressions, which
are essential for keeping oxy-
gen-rich blood circulating
through the body. Changing
the sequence from A-B-C to C-
A-B for adults and children
allows all rescuers to begin
chest compressions right
away," Sayre noted.
In previous guidelines, the
association recommended
looking, listening and feeling
for normal breathing before
starting CPR. Now, compres-
sions should be started imme-
diately on anyone who is unre-
sponsive and not breathing
Allvictims in cardiac arrest
need chest compressions. In
the first few minutes of a car-

diac arrest, victims will have
oxygen remaining in their
lungs and bloodstream, so
starting CPR with chest com-
pressions can pump that blood
to the victim's brain and heart
sooner. Research shows that
rescuers who started CPR with
opening the air way took 30 crit-
ical seconds'longer to begin
chest compressions than res-
cuers who began CPR with
chest compressions.
The change in the CPR
sequence applies to adults, chil-
dren and infants, but excludes
Other recommendations,
based mainly on research pub-
lished since the last AHA
resuscitation guidelines in
During CPR, rescuers
should give chest compres-
sions a little faster, at a rate of
at least 100 times a minute.
Rescuers should push
deeper on the chest, com-
pressing at least two inches in
adults and children and 1.5
inches in infants.
Between each compres-
sioh;,rescuers, should avoid
leaning-on the chestitoeallow it .x
to return to its starting posi-
Rescuers should avoid
stopping chest compres-
sions and avoid excessive ven-
All 9-1-1 centers should
assertively provide instructions
over the telephone to get chest
compressions started when
cardiac arrest is suspected.
Since 2008, the American
Heart Association has recom-
mended that untrained
bystanders use Hands-Only
CPR CPR without breaths -
for an adult victim who sud-
denly collapses.
The steps to Hands-Only
CPR are simple: call 9-1-1 and
push hard and fast on the
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FRIDAY. October 22, 2010 NEWS News-Leader

200K is now

the new 100K

A good trivia question for
years would have always been:
How old is the average car on
the road?
, Through 2005, the answer
would have been around eight
years old. Most venturing a
guess would not think it was
that high. About five to six
years old would be the major-
ity of the estimates. The last
data I saw and shared with
people was an average of nine
years, three months. Then last
week I read it has eclipsed 10
Mind you, this is not all
bad. Cars are so much better
it is unbelievable. Warranty
claims throughout the indus-
try have plummeted in the last
decade. A customer I spoke
to last week just returned from
a 30-day driving trip in a
220,000-mile minivan with-
out incident. There is a definite
shift in expectations of the
mileage they can achieve from
a vehicle. It seems 200,000 is
the new 100,000 in life
Used car lots reflect this
new mentality, as does the
wholesale market, where a
120,000-mile vehicle can actu-
ally have some value. The big
asterisk in this discussion is
maintenance. Many who
expected no more than
100,000 miles from their vehi-
cle just changed the oil and
fixed anything that broke. The
30,000-mile services requiring
transmission service, radiator
flush, tune-ups and other serv-
ices requiring a trip to the
pocketbook were passed on.
If you are in the camp of shoot-
ing for well over 100,000 miles,
make sure to maintain the
vehicle or plan to be disap-
What is causing this longer
ownership cycle and newvehi-.
cle sales off 35 percent? More
than anything, the real estate
market. Consumer confidence
has taken a dip in lockstep
with home values. When
homes were appreciating, cars
were selling at a healthy pace.
Another five-year-old statistic
showed 40 percent of people
bought a car within a year of
moving into a new house.
Once they got past the mort-
gage hurdle, on household
debt ratios, they were free to
buy a car and did. Fewer new
houses being bought and
fewer new cars being sold -
there is a correlation.
Everything happens in
cycles and homes will sell in

City debt


Two city debts will be refi-
nanced at a lower rate, saving
the city about $100,000 annual-
ly, according to the city's finan-
cial advisor.
Commissioners approved
the refinancing at their Tuesday
meeting. Financial advisor
Edward Stull told commission-
ers an RFP was sent out to 21
institutions in September to
finance a general obligation
bond loan of $4.1 million, and for
a capital improvement loan of
$6.7. milliofl.
Of seven qualified propos-
als, Branch Banking and Trust
and SunTrust were chosen for
The general obligation bond
note for $4 million will be refi-
nanced at 2.36 percent at a 10-
year term with Branch Banking
& Trust, with a savings of more
than $550,000 over, the life of
the loan, according to Stull.
The capital improvement
debt of $6.7 million will be refi-
nanced at 2.41 percent with
SunTrust, with a savings of
$480,000 over the life of the loan,
Stull said.
Both loans were required to
have fixed-rate financing, no pre-
payment penalty and a quoted
fixed rate to be held for 30 days.
Two budget amendments
were made to provide for total
financing-costs of about $70,000
for both loans.
According to City Finance
Director Patti Clifford, money
was transferred from several
city accounts to fund the unan-
ticipated refinancing.
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cars. My
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are not too
familiar with. Smaller cars,
smaller houses, with longer
ownership cycles for both. I
won't touch taxes, health care
and a basket of other issues. I
care about cars and prefer to
not get too far off track.
There will still be enthusi-
asm and buyers for this great
new generation of cars here
and coming. Get out and take
advantage of a super year-end
buy on a 2010 or a just arrived
2011 model. There is nothing
like the pride and enjoyment of
this investment that goes
everywhere you go.
Rick Keffer owns and oper-
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Jeep in Yulee. He invites ques-
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automobile use and ownership.

Summit just a first
[or the NewsJLeader -

State Rep. Janet Adkins host-
ed an Economic/Jobs Summit
at Florida State College at
Jacksonville Red Bean Center
on Oct. 14. The purpose of the
summit was to assemble deci-
sion makers from state govern-
ment, local government and the
business community to look at
ways to align state and local ini-
tiatives to have a meaningful
impact on small businesses in
Nassau County that would help
spur job creation in the next 12
"With the unemployment
rate in Nassau County at 10.8
percent. and 11.7 percent
statewide and with over 50 per-
cent of Nassau's workforce trav-
eling outside of the county for
jobs, it is important that we
focus our efforts on finding solu-
tions that will lead to job cre-
ation and expand opportunities
for existing businesses in
Nassau County," stated Adkins
in a press release.
An extensive overview of the
current economic conditions
and resources available to assist
- i'[' illi growth was pro-
vided by District Two Secretary
Alan Mosley of the Florida
Department of Transportation,
Secretary Tom Pelham of the
Florida Department of
Community Affairs, Secretary
Charlie Liem of the Florida
Department of Business and
Professional Regulation, as well
as the following state agencies:

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State Rep. Janet Adkins with Secretary Tom Pelham of
the state Department of Community Affairs, at a jobs
summit Oct. 14 at the Red Bean Center in Yulee.

the Department of Education;
the Department of Environmen-
tal Protection; the Agency for
Workforce Innovation; and the
Governor's Office of Tourism,
Trade and Economic Develop-
More than 60 representa-
tives from area businesses, local
and state government partici-
pated in the event to discuss the
challenges that businesses face
in Nassau County.
"I plan to file legislation in
the upcoming session' in
response to the issues and solu-
tions discussed at this summit.
We can no longer wait on others
to solve our economic crisis. It
is up to each of us to define what
we need to move forward and
provide solutions," said Adkins.
"It is clear that small busi-

ness owners are the job engine
of this economy," said
Commissioner Barry Holloway.
"I have proposed the establish-
ment of a small business incu-
bator in Nassau County to help)
promote the second part of the
American Dream small busi-
ness ownership."
"I believe we need to evalu-
ate how the current incentives
are impacting small businesses
in Nassau and look to make
changes. I am especially inter-
ested in the formation of a small
business incubator that,will help
people launch their own small
business here in the county,"
continued Adkins.
"We need to examine the
changes needed that would lead
to small business investment in
new jobs. It is my hope to create,

through a local legislative bill, a
pilot project that will realign
state incentives and economic
development programs that
impact small business owners.
In exchange for accessing these
targeted incentives, I will ask
participating small business
owners to commit to creating
ohe new job in the next 12
months. Once we create an
incentive to invest in people and
their work we will create a snow-
ball effect that will lead to
increased -consumption and
increased economic activity,"
she said.
"If we can reduce unem-
ployment, strengthen the abili-
ty of local businesses to com-
pete for new emerging
opportunities and focus our
investment in people by creating
a trained and skilled workforce,
our economic competitiveness
will carry us forward. We all
must be determined to combat
unemployment as a community
Additional follow-up meet-
ings will be scheduled to refine
the focus of the local bill pro-
posal that will be brought to the
Nassau Legislative Delegation
for a hearing on Dec. 2. All inter-
ested parties are encouraged to
be involved and provide
.thoughts and comments that
will help improve job creation.
For information, contact
Amanda Young, communica-
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Amendment 4 is the sky really falling?

A amendment 4, the Hometown Demo-
cracy amendment, is a citizen's initia-
tive that took more than one million
. signatures to put on the ballot. Many
S.I us feel that the deck is stacked against vot-
I -rs by big business and many politicians.
Amendment 4 simply gives us a seat at the
able when it comes time for a vote on land use
-hanges impacting our community's future.
Opponents of Amendment 4 are saying that
voters are not sophisticated enough to under-
- tand the issues and that our communities'
Comprehensive growth plans are too complex
ior voters, yet we are asked to vote on munici-
pal bond issues and changes to city charters.
Some politicians may know even less about
Comprehensive plans than some of the voters,
because the plans are complex, and when faced
with complexity, we all are capable of making
bad decisions. Mistakes, when implemented,
can have dramatic, long-lasting consequences
for our community's future. Amendment 4 isn't
about understanding the complexities of land,
use plans but about making decisions concern-
ing land use changes that impact our quality of
life. I think we can figure that one out.
Our elected officials have done a reasonably
good job over the years of making the right
decisions regarding community growth, and I
have faith that, in most cases, they will continue

to do so. I am for Amendment 4 so citizens will
have an opportunity to vote in those rare occa-
sions when we feel strongly that commission-
ers' decisions may not be in the community's
best interests. It takes only three out of five
commissioners to approve a developer's
requested change in our community's compre-
hensive growth plan.
Don't get me wrong. I'm not saying that a
commissioner would necessarily vote in favor of
a developer's requested change just because
someone might have made big contributions to
help the commissioner get elected. But based
on my observations of the pervasiveness of cor
ruption in general, and specifically politics in
Florida, it is important for citizens to remain
vigilant and to be able to act before a bad devel-
opment can be initiated. The alternatives are
not viable: voting out our representative after *
the fact leaves the bad development in place; a
lawsuit to stop an approved project is expensive'
for concerned citizens to initiate, as it is also for
communities to defend against.
Contrary to what Amendment 4 opponents
are saying, most decisions involving compre-
hensive land tise plan changes will be routine,
few in number and not controversial. Therefore,
voters will simply vote in most cases in favor of
the commission's decisions. It doesn't sound
too difficult to me. When strong opposition

exists, let's vet the issues, discuss the pros and
cons from a community perspective and then
vote. That's why A4 is important.
As an example of poor planning locally look
,t the A1A corridor from Amelia Island to 1-95.
This is a failed artery for evacuation in the
event of a hurricane. In spite of that, develop-
ment has been permitted that continues to add
more traffic to this vital road to safety. And, the
natural beauty of this highway is being turned
into one long strip mall. The clay may come, as
it has in most poorly developed areas of Florida,
when few if any trees will remain, all in the
name of jobs and lowering taxes as the oppo-
nents of Amendment 4 would lead you to
If rampant development is the opponent's
answer to plenty of jobs and low taxes, how do
they explain this: after the largest and longest
span of growth in Florida history, why are we in
such a mess with some of the highest foreclo-
sure rates, high unemployment, empty condos
and shopping malls and higher taxes? Sprawl is
not the solution for jobs and lower taxes.
Nassau County has grown over the past 20
years but our taxes have also grown. Unbridled
growth actually increased our taxes. I'm not
advocating a no-growth policy. Let's grow in a
planned and sustainable manner. The "build,
baby, build" method of growth advocated by

Amendment 4's opponents is seriously flawed
and not in the best interests of our community.
Sufficient property throughout Florida is
already designated for planned growth for the
foreseeable future, leading to thousands of jobs
for future development without the need for any
land use changes. Much approved land is avail-
able for businesses to come to Florida and
Nassau County to create jobs without the need
for referendums.
Opponents also say that Amendment 4 will
lead to more lawsuits. Actually it will decrease
lawsuits. Passing Amendment 4 takes the bur-
den of potential lawsuits from commissioners
and places it in the court of public opinion in
the voting booth.
Beware of anyone who uses scare tactics as
a reason to vote against something. Fear
appeals to our most basic instincts instead of
making the case for us to make decisions for
our highest and best needs.
Amendment 4 is not about "no growth" but
about giving voters a place at the table when
projects of importance are being decided about
the quality of life in their communities. It is
designed to encourage communities to grow
within their existing comprehensive plans in
order to achieve the best outcomes for the com-
munity as a whole rather than for the benefit of
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SBusted at the hootchie-cootchie show

A utiumn always makes me think about
carnivals and county fairs. These dry
chilly evenings of October evoke
memories of the combined aromas of
sawdust, livestock, cotton candy and corn
dogs. I can close my eyes and still see the fair's
calling card, the brightly lit double Ferris
wheel that was visible halfway across town.
There were freak shows, where people with all
sorts of strange physical conditions were on
display. I remember one gentleman called Jack
the Giant. He was about eight feet tall. The
other kids were scared of him but he was real-
ly gentle. He let me put a half dollar through
his wedding ring to illustrate how big Jhis fin-
gers were.
But way off at the back of the carnival lot
was another sort of show. If you're of a cerlait
age, you might know what I mean. We just
called it the hootchie-cootc.hie show. Yep, right
smack dab in the middle of church going,
Bible reading, God fearing, rural South
Georgia was a canvas circus tent where ladies
danced au natural the terms ladies and danc-
ing being somewhat exaggerated.
You couldn't go in the hootchie-coolchie
show unless you were an adult. Deputies and
carnival roustabouts chased away curious
teenage boys desirous of getting a look at
naked pronounced nekkid female flesh. As
we would eventually learn, there were other
reasons for keeping blabber-mouthed teenaged
boys away from the hootchie-cootchie show.
I remember one afternoon as a boy of about
13. Some of us were playing football in an
empty lot in our neighborhood when a kid
named Johnny wheeled up on his bicycle,
excited and out of breath.
"Hey, guys, did y'all know about this here

t i ent at the fair and ladies
dance in it without pants on?"
.7 Johnny was known to be
an aisle short in the smarts
S- department. No fooling,
Johnny, we said in unison.
V T 'ell us some more big news.
Ahhh, but Johnny did have
big news. See, he had an
older brother who was some-
CUPOF thing of a hood. He heard his
JOE brother and somerfriends
-. talking about a way they
found to get into the
Joe Palmer hootchie-cootchie show. We
listened raptly as Johnny, who
achieved celebrity status that very day,
unveiled (he plan.
The ncxt evening, four of us who were bold-
er than the others decided to give Johnny's
plan a try. It was sheer genius. All we had to do
was bribe the wino carnie who guarded the
back perimeter and crawl in beneath the can-
vas. "You kids get caught, I don't know nuthin,"
he warned us.
But as we approached the tent, we saw
1)eputy T who lived-in our neighborhood. He
saw us and gave us The Look, causing us to fall
back and regroup. A few minutes later, the
barker said the show was starting and the men
gathered in the dark outside the tent paid their
money and went in. Deputy T followed. We
hustled around to the rear of the tent, lifted a
flap and crawled into the dark, reeking of body
odol, whiskey and cheap cologne. The barker
came on stage and introduced the star billing,
Princess Leilu, the last of the great Hawaiian
Princess Leilu was tall and lanky and

Right smack dab in the middle
of church going, Bible reading,
Godfearing, rural South Georgia
was a canvas circus tent where
ladies danced au nature.

brunette and wore an outfit that looked like a
three-piece Hawaiian print shirt, which she
began divesting of to tinny sounding music,
bumps, grinds and cheers of the men, Deputy
T included. We craned our necks for a better
look and all of a sudden, Johnny blurted out,
"Hey, that ain't no High-Waiian princess. That's
one a them boopsy gals that live down behind
the junkyard. My daddy says they're looser
than the wheels on a Piggly Wiggly buggy."
Deputy T appeared at our sides and shined
his huge flashlight in our faces, mentally regis-
tering each and every one of us by name,
address, phone number and daddy's name.
One of my buddies bolted and slithered like a
snake beneath the tent, vanishing into the
night, howling like a siren.
Deputy T looked at our stricken faces and
smiled. "Looks like we got ourselves a standoff
here, fellas. Tell me, who was it you said you
saw here tonight?"
"Nobody, Deputy T, sir," we bleated as one.
"We wasn't even here."
Then we turned and skedaddlec back
under the tent flap into the darkness. It's been
43 years since and I still haven't squealed.
Folks would be real surprised to know who
some of Princess Leilu's admirers were,


Stick to education
Although I am a longtime resident
of Nassau County, I have paid little
attention in the past to the activities of
the Nassau County School Board I
neither have nor ever have had chil-
dren in the county education system.
1 pay my taxes, complain to who-
ever will listen -"usually no one, and
move on. However the recent (to me
and likely many others) revelation of
school board plans to establish an on-
site clinic for school system employees,
retirees and dependents got my atten-
tion ("Free health clinic plan draws
fire," Oct. 6).
Among other things:
The.contract seems to have been
drawn up in haste and was to be dis-
cussed and voted on at a poorly adver-
tised and attended, minimally covered
school board meeting held at Hilliard
Elementary School instead of the reg-
ular meeting site on Atlantic Avenue.
The initial budgeted amount of
.i ., ,, ,, 1, '-"',9,000 intended to
S,,_..i ..n ii n l, ii- apd equipipinrg the
clinic would likely, as with many gov-
ernment contracts, experience cost
overruns. So, taxpayers plan for at
least a million.
Per the contract, it seems the board
(read taxpayers) would still be liable for
certain damages, such as high mal-
practice awards and costs for certain
services "yet to be quoted."
Further, it would appear that all
costs not specified in the contract with
the proposed provider will be passed
on to the board (again, taxpayers).
In addition, the board declined to
defer discussion/action on this pro-
posal until the newly-elected school
board member could be sworn in,
despite a specific request for the board
to do so.
It would seem to be to be more sen-
sible for the school board to establish
a participatory health care program
for its employees that made use of
existing local medical facilities in the
county, stay out of the health care busi-
ness and stick to its primary respon-
sibility to educate the children of
Nassau County.
Andrew J. Curtin
Fernandina Beach

Stop the rhetoric
I have been inundated with rhetoric
from the conservatives running for
office, bashing the current adminis-
tration's attempts to solve our current
economic woes. I presume that most of
them studied Political Science in col-
lege, and that the economic environ-
ment between the years 1928 to 1938
was studied at length.
Industry does not enlarge its work
force in response to lower taxes or
larger net incomes. In fact, the com-
panies with large cash surpluses are
currently busy enlarging their enter-

prises with takeovers or mergers.
Industry will only gear up when
they sense an increase in demand for
their products, and lowering taxes for
the currently employed will not gen-
erate sufficient impetus to accomplish
During the early '30s, the govern-
ment wisely saw that the only way to
create an increase in demand that was
large enough to entice the industrial
community to expand was for the pub-
lic works section to embark on road
building, conservation and dam con-
struction on a national level. This gave
rise to the WPA, CCC and TVA organ-
izations. Incidentally, all of this work
was necessary to accommodate the
country's expanding population.
I am retired and not up-to-date on
national projects that could be
addressed on a practical basis.
However, I have read that a study has
found that 25 percent of the major
bridges in the country need to be
replaced or enlarged to accommodate
today's traffic flow. Surely, there must
be other worthy projects that only the
government can undertake. This will
create jobs for the unemployed and
jump-start the economy.
Incidentally, I am a moderate, reg-
istered Republican, but nol one who
embraces greed as an accepted family
Norbert M. Zupan
Fernandina Beach

Feeding our brains
It's been enlightening to read the
thoughts expressed in previous letters
to the editor about media sources.
Between FOX, MSNBC and CNN, we
know who is right and who is left. But
where does that leave the rest of us, the
silent majority? There are many
sources beyond mainstream cable
media where guests don't shout at one
another and present experts in sub-
jects that relate to our critical issues.
Our First Amendment rights entitle
everyone to their opinions, but it has
become more and more difficult to dis-
cern opinion from fact when taking in
news and information. And it is essen-
tial that we know how to do so.
The growing polarization across
the country is counterproductive to
our ability to work together to solve
problems. It's certainly present in pol-
itics and increasingly true in our neigh-
borhoods and families as well. How
much of this polarization is caused by
just tuning in to a single source for
information? What are we missing indi-
vidually and collectively by not seeking
out facts, as well as contrasting ideas
and opinions? How long will we allow
the resulting deadlock to get in the
We all make choices of what to feed
our brains. Broadening our sources
andl growing our understanding are
steps we can take to avoid being


hooked by theatrics. While traveling
abroad recently, engaged by others in
conversations about the pressing
issues facing the United States, we
essentially heard confidence in
"American greatness." We have accom-
plished some amazing things in our
brief history and stand for some pow-
erful ideals. Will we prove our great-
ness once again? I hope so. The oppor-
tunity certainly stands before us.
Donna Paz Kaufrnan
Fernandina Beach

Put family first
I lived in Fernandina for years rais-
ing my children. I still have two boys,
grandchildren who stayed there to
make Fernandina their home. I keep
up with all the news through the News-
Leader, and still have many friends and
family as well who live there.
Today I fell compelled to write and
ask everyone (especially teenagers)
to take extra precautions on the road-
ways this holiday season as well of
course as always.
I am asking you to do this in
remembrance of my daughter, Lazara
Landin, who lost her life on US 17 in
August 2007. She was only 18 years
old and left behind her whole family as
well as an infant daughter and the love
of her life. None of us will ever be the
same. I never knew my daughter had

so many friends, until I noticed there
was standing room only at her funeral.
Which comes to my second request,
Live each day as if it is your last, hug
your kids as they go out the door, no
matter how mad you are at them, it
might be the last time you see them.
Children! Hug your parents, even if
your friends are watching, kiss grand-
ma good-bye when she is leaving.
Everybody, put family first in your life.
In the end, they will always be there for
you when your friends, acquaintances
will not, or won't.
And for those of you who knew
Lazara Landin, buckle up and make
sure everyone else does whether
you are the driver or passenger going
around the corner or driving
miles away. Do it for Lazara! Her
birthday comes up on Nov. 16. She
would have been 22 years old but she
was gone in the blink of an eye at the
age of 18.
I wish everyone a safe, happy holi-
day season. And Lazara, we'll remem-
ber you always!
C. Pfeiffer (Landin/Levin)
Paintsville, Ky.

People power
In regards to Amendment 4, my
research confirms Peter Johnson's
recent editorial ("Amendment 4 fol-
low the money, Oct. 13). The voices

against it come from corporations pri-
marily headquartered outside of
Florida. Information regarding oppo-
sition to Amendment 4 may be found
at www.florida2010.org.
By voting yes on Amendment 4,
voters can regain real power in their
communities. For example, voting
yes means wetlands cannot be filled,
unless voters agree. Voting yes means
voters can stop developers from adding
strip malls on already overburdened
roadways that clog evacuation routes,
if voters'agree. Voting yes gives "we the
people" the authority and power to
protect Florida's fragile and unique
ecosystem. Voting yes on Amendment
4 ensures your voice will finally be
Please read the amendment, a brief
but powerful legislation proposed by
Floridians, and I believe you will agree
that voting yes on Amendment 4
serves the greater good of Florida and
its residents.
More information on Hometown
Democracy may be found at
com, and the young attorney/mother
who proposed it at www.cctj.net/
Amendment 4 returns power to the
people who live in Florida. Please Vote
YES on Amendment 4!
Sharon Younkers
Amelia Island


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Vice Mayor: Tim Poynter: 415-6533 (cell)
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Eric Childers: 261-0116. ericchilders.com
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Boston via Detroit may be a good thing after all

J oln Ilennon once said, "Life is what hap-
pens to you while you're busy making
other plans."
I was busy making plans for a trip to
Boston and somehow ended up changing
planes not in Atlanta, as I usually do, but in
Detroit. Detroit?!
I was quite distressed when I realized my
mistake because instead of a brief one-hour
flight to Atlanta followed by a two-hour flight to
Boston, I was now facing two two-hour flights.
It was that extra hour that had me queasy
Four hours in the sky may not seem like a
big deal to most people, but to one who consid-
ers every flight a white-knuckle trip, it's not a
pleasant prospect. If I didn't have a great group
of loving family members waiting for me in
Beantown, I'm not sure it would be worth the
frayed nerves.
Keeping in mind another quote about mak-
ing lemonade when life hands you lemons, I
decided to buck up and make the best of this

unexpected detour.
l j k I went online and looked
S up the Detroit airport web-
site. One of the busiest air-
x ports in the nation, the hub
served more than 31 million
travelers in 2009. The passen-
ger terminals are relatively
new and the airport has
received several awards for
NEWS-- its shops and concessions.
ROOM Dining choices during my
VIEWS 90-minute layover included
cuisines from Mexican to
Middle Eastern, Asian,
HeatherA. French or standard American
Perry fast food.
Were I a drinker, I'd have
lo decide between the martini lounge, tequile-
ria, Heineken lounge or wine room.
The1 shopper in me wanted to explore a well-
known bookstore, the Henry Ford Gift Shop

Four hours in the sky may not
seem like a big deal to most
people, but to one who considers
every flight a white-knuckle trip,
it's not a pleasant prospect.

and Michigania. And who could pass up a store
called Gadgets to Go or reboard without stop-
ping by the chocolate shop?
Suddenly 90 minutes in Detroit was shaping
up to be a very interesting diversion, and who
knows, I may have so much fun that the next
leg of my journey won't seem quite so daunting
after all.
Heather A. Perry is a reporter and typesetter
at the News-Leader



Family, friends gather to remember Faison

As tears embraced what God
Would share, pictures,impaired
through the clouds, fading the
world beyond all care, through
silence foreboding shoals.
Great tears cascaded to the earth.
Smoke spiraled free as the light of God
brought second birth through faith on
bended knee.
Family and friends joined together
recently to share in the memories of Dr.
Joseph Lewis Faison, a humanitarian
and philanthropist whose philosophy of
life was a service to God through serv-
ice to mankind.
Faison, the son of the late very well-
known Lewis and Ira Pearl Myers-
Faison, graduated from Peck High
School with the class of 1959. After grad-
uation he attended Gibbs Jr. College in
St. Petersburg and received' an A.A.
degree in biology in 1961. He continued
his education in 1963 at Tennessee A&I
State University and received his B.S. .
degree with honors in pre-medicine biol-
ogy. In 1966 he received his master of
science degree in zoology from Texas
Southern University.
He was an instructor of biology at.
Grambling State University from 1965-8.
After receiving his doctorate of medi-
cine in 1974 from the University of
Michigan School of Medicine, Faison
was inducted into the U.S. Air Force
Medical Corp. At Keesler Air Force
Base, Biloxi, Miss., he served as chief of
the general practice clinic and chief of
Sthe emergency room from 1974-9.
He was the first African-American to


serve as clinic chief at
Keesler Air Force base
and was honorably dis-
charged in 1979 with
... the rank of major from
Sthe Air Force.
He began private
practice in family medi-
cine in July 1979 in
Gulfport, Miss., for
NOWAND about 35 years.
THEN Serving on the medical
__ .... staff at Memorial
Hospital, Garden Park
Maybelle Medical Center, he had
Kirkland' medical privileges at
several nursing homes,
medical director for
several hospice companies and was one
of the first medical directors of the
Harrison County Sickle Cell Foundation.
In 2008 he became the medical director
of the Harrison County Adult and
Juvenile Detention Center.
He was a member and has affiliations
with professional organizations such as
the NAACP, Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity,
Mississippi Chapter Multiple Sclerosis
Foundation and the Rectitude Maisonic
Lodge #323. He also was the stepson of
Sis. Irma Lee Faison.
Born in Fernandina Beach, he spent
his childhood years in St. Marys, Ga.,
where his mother's family lives today.
His uncle, the Rev. Marcelle G. Myers
coordinated the service for Faison.
Words of expression were given by
other friends and family members
including the Rev. M.G. Myers, the Rev.

post office. Bring a bag
lunch, beverage, hat and
bug spray. Children are wel-
come and there is no fee.
The event is co-sponsored
by the Sierra Club and the
Yulee Historic Council.
Make a reservation as the
trip size is limited. Contact
Todd Sack at tsack@ bgclin-
ic.com or 403-6446.

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
.Lofi-.n Cr,.-k. .it h I Melton
0 Nelkii B, I.t Ramip 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
transitioning into a tidal salt
Smarsh. Potential wildlife
includes turtles, alligators
and birds. Participants must
wear personal flotation
devices and bring water,
with food optional. RSVP to
Len Kreger at 432-8389 or

The Amelia Challenge
The Amelia Challenge
2010 presented by Baptist
Medical Center Nassau and
a fundraising event of the
Rotary Club of Amelia Island
Sunrise will combine
sports and intellectual chal-
lenges with other activities
for the family including a
jump house for kids and food
by Sonny's BBQ available
on-site beginning at 9 a.m.
Oct. 23 atthe Atlantic
Avenue Recreation Center in
Fernandina Beach.
Spectators are welcome
to come cheer dn the teams.
Visit www.ameliaChal
lenge.com for information.
John Muirwalk
The 9th Annual John
Muir Family Walk, which
honors the first president
and co-foutnder of the Sierra
Club, will be held on
Saturday, Nov. 6, 10 a.i.-2
- p.m.
It will be a two- to three-
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
AlA, adjacent to the Yulee.

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Walter J. Lunidy, BrF. Gerald Roberrts,
Sis. Lillian battle. Sis. Annette Myers,
the Rev. William Myers, his daughter
Rebecca and classmates Neil Frink and
Jeremiah Mitchell. Several other class-
mates were also on hand for the home-
going service. lie departed this life Oct.
4, 2010.
lie leaves his wife, Michelle Jarrell
Faison; three daughters, Rebecca Lynn
and Tene Dialo, both of Ilouston, Texas,
and Nkenge Diarra of Gulport, Miss.;
three stepchildren, Courtney Braclet,
Caren Dallas and Glyn Freemen Jr., all
of Gulport, Miss.; seven grandchildren,
two godchildren, Erin Jan Brown and
Christopher Downing. Services were
held at Sunset Funeral Chapel in Kings-
land, Ga. Arrangements entrusted to
Lockett-Williams Mortuary, Gulfport.
To God be the glory for the life of
Faison, as we remember him. May the
work he's done speak for him. May the
life he lived speak for him. The works
he's donen, sometimes it seemed so
small;.it may seem like he's done noth-
ing at all. When he's resting in his
grave, there's nothing else to be said
except the work he's done speaks for
him. The family says thanks for all acts
of kindness shown to them during their
bereavement, with special thanks to pas-
tor and members of Greater Trinity
United Methodist Church.
Birthday wishes to Edith Brown,
Edward Rauls Sr., Sharon Jamison,
Arlecia Bostick, Lakithia Johnson,
Kondra Johnson, Eva Perkins, Carlos
Newson and Daniel Brown.


Providence Presbyterian Church announces the
appointment of Fredricka Taylor as music director,
above with her husband, the Rev. Godfrey Taylor. Both
are accomplished musicians and soloists. Church
members look forward to Taylor's direction as they
make "our joyful noise unto the Lord."

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Katherine (Katie) J.
Nesbitt, (laughter of Harriet 4-
and Thomas Nesbitt of
Amelia Island, formerly of
Short Hills, was married,
Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, to Jens
T.F Dakin, son of Anne and
Thomas Dakin of C6rfe -
Mullen, Dorset, England. The
Rev. Ted Schroder officiated
at Amelia Plantation Chapel.
The bride is counsel with
the law firm of Crowell &
Moring, Washington, D.C.
She graduated from Millburn
Iligh School, Duke University
and Duke University School
of Law. She was a Fulbright Mr. and Mrs. Dakin
Scholar at the University of
New South Wales, Sydney,
Australia, where she received Academy Sandhurst, Surrey,
a master of law degree. England, served 10 years as
The bridegroom, who an officer in the British Army
graduated from the Clayes- in the Rifles Regiment and is
more School, Dorset, Univer- now working in public rela-
sity of Leicester, Leicester, tions with Hill and Knowlton
and the Royal Military in Washington, D.C.


Cadet Chandler McCoy
is being considered to fulfill
the position of Charlie
Company -
squad leader .
with the rank
of cadet SSGT.
McCoy is
being consid-
ered because -
he has demon-
strated a good
attitude for his .
time at McCoy
Riverside McCoy
Academy and has performed
his duties without fail. McCoy
- also took upon himself, with-
out request or direction, the

duties of squad leaders above
him failing to adequately per-
form their own duties. He
went room to room assisting
with property rack making
SOP and morning inspection
McCoy has volunteered
and shown participation
beyond expectations in
numerous extracurricular
activities and duties and has
been of assistance in institut-
ing the Functional Fitness
Platoon, a new department
during cadetegeneral sports
and athletics time.
McCoy i the son of
Michael and the late Teresa
McCoy of Fernandina Beach.


Friends book sale
If you love books, you'll
want to take advantage of the
' Friends of the Library Book
Sale at the Peck Centei, 516
South 10th St.
i Choose from bo.k,. rliiilti,,
books, magazines, vid...-5s,
CDs, DVDs, vinyl records,
children's books, games and
puzzles with prices ranging
from 25 cents to $3 for most
items: If you feel like splurg-
ing, get there early to exam-
ine specially priced first edi-
tions and other special
Members of Friends of the
Library may attend the spe-
cial members-only preview
sale on Thursday, Nov. 4, 5-7
p.m. (if you're not a member
yet, just sign up at the door or
at the Fernandina Beach
Library beforehand). The sale
opens to the public on Friday,
Nov. 5, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., and
continues on Saturday, Nov. 6,
9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., with fire-sale
markdowris early Saturday
afternoon: Proceeds benefit
the Fernandina library.
Cara Curtin will autograph
her latest book, Fernandina's
Finest Easter, at Books Plus,
107 Centre St., Fernandina
Beach, from 2:30-4:30 p.m.
today and Oct. 29. Come chat
with the author and learn
more about the four books in
the Wilson Mystery Series set
in Fernandina Beach. Go to
Ben Walker, author of the
historical fiction Winds of the
South, will hold a book sign-
ing from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. today
at Books Plus, 107 Centre St.
On Oct. 23, Jane Marie
Malcolm will sign Velvet
Undertow from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
and Anifette Myers, author of
The Big Sand Dune, will sign
from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
A wine and cheese recep-
tion for Jacksonville Beach

Police Chief/author Bruce
Thomason's newest novel,
The Six O'Clock Rule, will be
held from 11 a.m.-3.p.m. Oct.
30 at the store. This is
Thomason's second
murder/intrigue novel and is
every bit as exciting as his
first, Body Toll, released last
year. All are welcome.
Ed McMinn, author of
Daily Devotions for Die-Hard
Fans, will hold a book signing
at Southern Touch, 301
Centre St., from 11 a.m.-4
p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Oct. 29.
Books may be purchased
ahead of time and left with the
information needed for the
author to sign and be picked
up at your leisure. You can
pre-purchase your selection
and bring it in for McMinn to
sign on Oct. 29. Call 261-5377.
Ghost stories
On Halloween eve, Oct. 30,
Ron Miller will sign his ghost
story book, Horse Bones,
starting at 11 a.m. at Books
Plus, 107 Centre St.
American Beach
Join author Marsha Dean
Phelts from noon to 4 p.m.
Nov. 1.1 at the American
Beach Community Center,
1600 Julia St., for a party to
celebrate her newest publica-
tion, the 75th Anniversary
Edition of The Anzerican
Beach Book of Homes.
The 125-page coffee table
book showcases an array of
architectural structures that
have defined American
Beach, including the first
home built in 1935 for A.L.
Lewis, a founding member of
the historic site.
The book is $24.95 plus tax
until Dec. 31, after which it
will be $34.95. The first 75
books come with a certificate
of authenticity and are $50.


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Hitting, missing and walking by faith

"Crack." Both the sound and the
feeling is one I'll never forget. Up to
that point, no one on the team paid
much attention to me. That day,
things changed; at least for a while.
It happened in the late 1970s and
I was playing baseball for the Cubs -
Little league, of course. I don't know
why, but as a kid, all the sports
e cams I ever joined were never very
good. I suppose I had no reason to
complain, seeing how at best I was
only a mediocre- player myself.
looking back, that's probably why
everyone was so shocked the day I
hit the baseball out of the park. The
feeling of running those bases, and
having the crowd jump to their feet,
is one I've tucked away in a very spe-

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Rob Goyettue

cial place in my
memory. Every
now and then I like
to pull the memory
out and just enjoy
when I play back
the whole film of
what happened that
day, it's not all
good. After my infa-
mous home run,
the next time I got
up to bat, things
went back to nor-
mal. With everyone

sitting on the edge of their seats, and
the outfielders backed up to the

fence expecting me to hit another
home run, I struck out. Oh well,
though short-lived, my home run
experience was still glorious.
The whole thing reminds me of
two of life's important lessons- how
to handle times of prosperity and
how to handle times when things
come up short. Truth is, at some
point, it's a lesson we all need to
learn. Even the great apostle Paul
had to learn how to live on both
sides of the fence.
Philippians 4:11-13 gives his
account: "... for I have learned, in
whatsoever state I am, therewith to
be content. I know how to be abased,
and I know how to abound: every-
where and in all things I am instruct-

ed both to be full and to be hungry,
both to abound and to suffer need. I
can do all things through Christ
which strengthens me."
I find it interesting that though
most of us are spending our lives
striving to hit the ball out of the park,
God seems more interested with the
attitude with which we are living our
lives. For some, handling success is
no problem, but when it comes to
dealing with failure, they come
unglued. For others, failure seems to
be a way of life, and dealing with suc-
cess is a major challenge. According
to the verses we just read, the
answer to both problems is found in
Jesus Christ. "I can do all things
through Christ who strengthens

me. (Philippians 4:13)
Like preaching sermons and writ-
ing newspaper articles, some days
it's happening and some days it's not.
For me, and I'm sure you can plug in
your own life, the real question is, do
I stay in the game regardless? I
believe that's what God is most inter-
ested in. Whether we are up or
down, in or out, hitting the ball out of
the park or missing everything we
swing at, God measures our success
by the faith with which we continue
to live our lives.
How wonderful it is to know that
He lives on both sides of the fence.
Robert L. Goyette is pastor of
Living Waters World Outreach Center


Bible study
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-denominational
and meets at the home of Bea
Walker. The workbook is
available online at joyofliv-
ing.org. The group will meet
through Dec. 1. Contact Bea
Walker at bwalkerl105@bell-
south.net or 321-2266.
Open forum
New Vision Congregation-
al Church invites you to par-
ticipate in worship and an
open forum Oct. 24 at 10 a.m.
that will challenge your ideas
about church.
The Rev. Kent Siladi, con-
ference minister of the Florida
Conference of the United
Church of Christ, will preach
on themes of hope and vision
for the church. A graduate of
Yale Divinity School, he has
served as a local church pas-
tor and an administrative
leader in the UCC for over 25
years and is currently devel-
oping concepts and resources
that will prepare us for the
future. Enjoy lunch and an

open forum following worship
when Siladi and the Rev. Mary
Kendrick Moore, New
Vision's pastor, will lead a dis-
cussion on the ways society is
New Vision worships
Sundays'at 10 a.m. at 96074
Chester Road in Yulee. Visit
gationalChurch.org or contact
Moore at (904) 238-1822.
Celtic service
St. Peter's Episcopal
Church continues to offer a
Celtic Service the fourth
Sunday of each month. This
music filled, candlelit, peace-
ful, contemplative service
filled with the opportunity for
meditation is open to the
entire community. Dress is
casual. The next service is
Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. For informa-
tion call 261-4293.
Prayer rally
Impact Your World Church
will hold a Prayer Rally Oct.
29 at 7 p.m. in the meeting
room at Comfort Inn & Suites,
462577 SR 200 in Yulee. Call
Study series
A Women of Power Biblical

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, educa-
tion and empowerment for
purposeful living. Session one
from 10-10:55 a.m. will be faci-
litated by Evangelist Valerie
Baker. Session two from 11-
11:55 a.m. will be facilitated by
Evangelist LaVerne Floyd
Mitchell. Contact Valerie
Baker at (904) 635-8789.
Caribbean dinner
The Promise Land
Hispanic Church, 416 Alachua
St. 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 church also
holds English/ Spanish class-
es at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday.
The community is welcome.
Elegant evening
Fashion Fantasy will pres-
ent "An Elegant Evening Out
for Pastors and Their Wives"
at 6 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Martin
Luther King Jr. Recreation
Center. Pastors and their
wives will enjoy dinner by can-

delight with soft music and a
fashion showcase featuring
evening attire.

Supper &
St. Miohael Catholic Parish
will host its fifth Supper and
Substance evening an
evening of romance and
renewal for all married cou-
ples Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. in
the St. Michael Parish Hall.
Enjoy a reasonably priced
evening ($30 per couple) fol-
lowed by two couples present-
ing a short inspirational pres-
entation on their marriage
A catered dinner, wine,
soda and door prizes will be
Tickets will be available
after masses Oct. 23 and 24
and 30 and 31. For informa-
tion or to purchase tickets,
call Jan Smith at 261-3677.
The Ann Dickens Circle of
United Methodist Women at
Memorial United Methodist
Church will have its annual
Garage Sale from 8 a.m.-2
p.m. Nov. 6 at 4418 Titleist

Proceeds are used to sup-
port charitable missions. Call
Gail Shave at 491-37 to donate.
Renewal weekend
Amelia Plantation Chapel
will host internationally
known speaker, John Guest,
Nov. 5-7, celebrating the
theme of "Renewal". Guest
will speak at the chapel on

Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 7 at
10 a.m. The Amelia Island
community is invited to attend
a Ladies' Luncheon at noon
Nov. 5 in the Cumberland
Room at Osprey Village. Cost
is $20. A Men's Breakfast,
Nov. 6 at 8 a.m. at The Golf
Club of Amelia is $12. For
reservations for the luncheon
and breakfast call 277-4414.



7.00 P.M.
Running Hard Finishing Well

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

For more information: 277-4414

Worship 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. TAZE" 2nd Sunday

904-26 -4293

Sp ist Church
Sunday School.:................ ...9:30 am
Sunday W 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: 11am
YMCA on Citrona / 225-5368
. i l n hthrchf hrit '' m

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Everyone is welcome
Rev. Robert Phelps
965 7 Parliament Drive, Yulce
(Comer Old Nassanvil, Rd.)
Worship Service at 9.30 a.m.
wws provieJnceyulee.coim
provitl nicylri-ce comcas t.net

f 'e 6beiong to a diverse congregation unitedby ourfaith in
S Jesus Clitist. conummittedto worship the Livig Godand
to study the Word, so that we may witness
otjanon C and serve in our community.
October 241'
Message: "The Image and Likeness of God"
(Genesis 1:26-31)
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 www.ameliachapel.com

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20 South Ninth Street 261-4907
Rev. Darien K. Bolden Sr.:, Pastor
The Church
in the Heart of the City
With the Desire to be in the
Heart of All People
Sunday .cew Members Class 9 a.m.
Sunday School 9:00 a.m.
AMorninrg ilbrfhip 10:3o a.0. every Sundayr
Il 'dnesday Noon-day Prayer
ifidnesday Mid-week Service 7-9 p.m.
11f.., .... H i .lA 1 .I C ( 1 . *N (.- aI-. I "'? I

H1oly Trinity

Angican Cfntrch

.Anglican Church of North. America
Our province is a founding member of the
Anglican Church of North America
As AInglicans we believe:
File Bilit i[ Ih Inspired ,umd I,uod
In God the Father who cleart.dJ a
In le,us ( li It lit, Son tIo 'a,.'J t u.
SIn the Hlol\ Spirit %1ho saictilki us
Anglicanr we worship using the uradnonalIl hurgyinbhe
1928 Book of Common Prayer,
Affirming the Nicene and the Apjosa is C( -eds
Sunday Services
IHoly Communlon 8:00 am & 10:00 am (with music)
Morning Prayer ,1' Sunday of each month 10 am
Children's Programs, Bible Study and Crafts 10 am
Rev I. Michael Bowhay, Rector
1830 Lake Park Dr. (Amelia Park) Fernandina Beach
904-491-6082 www.HolyTrinityAnglican.org



In the heart of
9 N. 6"0 Street
Dr. Holton Seigling
Senior Pastor
Worship 8:30 & 11 a
Sunday School 9:50 a
i Nursery
S Children
4 6, Adults
www. 1 stpress-fb.com

96362 Blackrock Rd., Yulee
Senior Pastor: Rev. Michael S. Bowen
Sunday Morning Worship Services-10:30 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

"Discover the Difference" at
Amelia Baptist
Pastor: Dr. H. Neil Helton
Sunday Worship Service 10:30am
Bible Study 9am
Nursery provided for all services
Small group studies-Adults 6pro
Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pm
Preschool and Children Activities
Corner of Buccaneer Tr. & Gerbing Road, Fernandina Blch.
For More Information Call: 261-9527

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17982 N. Main Street, Jacksonville I Please join us for
(just south of Yulee on US 17) SUNDAY SERVICES:
Sunday School 9:30 AM Church School 9:30AM Worship 11AM
Morning Worship 10:30 AM
Tuesday Bible Study 6:30 PM Wednesday Study 6:30PM
Wednesday Choir Practice 7:00 PMA & Christian Way, Yulee
Dr. Dave Lawson
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First Baptist Church
1600 South 8th Street
Femandina Beach, Florida
www.FBFirst.com (904)261-3617

Rev. Brian Eburn, Pastor
Saturday Vigil Mass 4 pm & 5:30 pm
Saturday 4 pm Mass at Yulee United Methodist Church
Sunday Masses 8:00 & 10.:00 am & 12 Nooon
Daily Mass 8:30 am Mon., Wed.. Thurs & Fri.
Holy Day Masses Vigil 6:00 pm; Holy Day 8:30 am
Confessions: Saturday 3-15pm -3'45 pm orbyappt
Telephone Numbers:
Parish Office: 904-261-3472; Fax 904-321-1901
Emergency Number: 904-277-6566,
also call 904-277-0550

Pastor : Dr. Alan Brown
Sunday School ............... 9:45A.M.
Worship Service ............. 10:SSA.M.
Discipleship Training ........... 6:00P.M.
Evening Worship.............. 6:OOP.M.
Wednesday Fellowship Supper .... 6:OOP.M.
Wednesday Prayer Service ....... 7:00P.M.
736 Bonnleview Road (across from Sadler Rd.)
904-261-4615 (church office)
Nursery provided

Innovative Style, Contemporary Music,
Casual Atmosphere
Pastor Mike Kwiatkowski
85520 Miner Rd
Yulee, FL 32097
Sunday Worship 9:00am and 10:30am
Nyrsery Provided
KidKredible Children Ministries
Meeting @ 10:30am Sunday
Youth Program Wed. @ 6:30pm
Connecting with Christ...Connecting with People.

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Sunday School 9:30 am
Morning Worship 8:15 am
and 11:00 am
Sunday Evening 6:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 pm
Wednesday Team Kid 6:15pm
Wednesday 1-79 Youth 6:30 pm
Classes For All Age Groups Including Youth
Nursery Provided For All Services
www Yuleebaptistchurch.com
85971 Harts Rd.,West 904-225-5128
Yulee, FL 32097 Fax 22560809

Traditional Worship: 9AM
Sunday School: 10AM
Praise Worship: 11AM
Nursery provided at all services
Rev. Ida Iverson, Pastor
2600 Atlantic Avenue -Fernandina Beach
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The Amelia Island Museum of
History annual I Holiday I Home
Tour will be held I)ec. 3:-4, fea-
turing four private homes in the
Fernandina Beach Historic
District, including this one at
112 N. Sixth St. In conjunction
with the tour, a Victorian Tea will
be offered at the Bailey House
with a menu of scones, miniature
sandwiches and sweets served
on vintage china. Costumed
singers will provide music of the
season. Seating are at 2, 3 and
4 p.m. each day and reserva-
tions are available with a sepa-
rate ticket sold only through the
museum, 233 S. Third St. Tour
tickets are $25 in advance and
$30 on tour days. Tea tickets are
$15. Visit
www.ameliamuseum.org or call
261-7378, ext. 100. Proceeds
will benefit the museum's library
and archival storage facility.

Farmers Market
Thompson Farms Smoke-
house will have smoked
turkeys, smoked turkey
breasts and whole smoked
tenderized hams by order
only for Thanksgiving. Shop-
pers can order by calling
(229) 263-9074 or email
farms.com. Orders must be
received by Nov. 3 for pick-up
at the Fernandina Farmers
Market on Nov. 6.
At the market Oct. 23 will
be Reflections of Nature, An-
Believable Egg Rolls and
Holly's Heavenly Cheese-
cakes. Sign up for the email
Newsletter at www.fernandi-
The market, open every
Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,
features farm-fresh produce
as well as a variety of organic
products and specialty foods.
Discover gourmet baked
goods from crusty breads to
delectable desserts and pre-
pared foods such as jellies,
relishes and marinades. The
market is also the perfect
'location to choose from a
wide variety of specialty tl'ropi-
cal plants and landscaping
plants, including orchids,
herbs and garden flowers.
The market is located
.downtown at Seventh and
Centre streets. No pets,
please. For more information
call 491-4872 or visit www.fer-
Full moon campfire
The Jacksonville
Arboretum & Gardens, 1445
Millcoe Road, Jacksonville,
will host a full moon campfire
Oct. 23 from 7-9 p.m. with old-
fashioned fun for the entire

Fernandina Farmers Market vendor Thompson Farms
Smokehouse is offering smoked turkeys, smoked
turkey breasts and whole smoked tenderized hams by
order only for Thanksgiving.

family All ages welcome.
There will be storytelling and
sing-a-longs, marshmallow
roasts and more. Bring a
story, bring a song and bring
a musical instrument. Reser-
vations required. Space limit-
ed. For reservations and in-
structions, e-mail info@jack
sonvillearboretumn.org or visit
rg. Admission is $10 per fami-
ly up to 4; $2"each additional
family member; $5 individu-
als. Cash or check at the gate
only. The Jacksonville Arbore-
tum & Gardens is a 501(c) (3)
charitable organization.
What slithers?
* "What Slithers?" an
interpretive program explor-
ing the snakes that are native
to Florida and live at the
Talbot Islands State Parks -
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George Island Cultural State
Park. Join a park ranger and
learn how to identify the most
common snakes, their habitat
and lifecycles. No reserva-
tions are necessary, the pro-
gram is free. For information
contact the Talbot Islands
Ranger Station at (904) 251-
Talbot critters
Join a park ranger to learn
about the many common
species that inhabit the natu-
ral communities of the unde-
veloped barrier islands of
Northeast Florida on Oct. 30
at 2 p.m. at pavilion one on
Little Talbot Island. No reser-
vations are necessary and the
program is free with park
admission. For information
contact the ranger atation at
(904) 251-2320.

Owl prowl
The Jacksonville Arbore-
tum & Gardens, 1445 Millcoe
Road, Jacksonville, will host a
new moon owl prowl Nov. 6
from 7-9 p.m. Naturalist
guides will take yott deep into
thewoods to find and identify
the night creatures that live
there. Enjoy the campfire on
the darkest night of the
month. Reservations requir-
ed. Space limited. For reser-
vations and instructions,
email info@jacksonvillear-
boretum.org or visit www.jack
sonvillearboretum.org. Ad-
mission is $10 per family up
*to 4; $2 each additional family
member; $5 individuals. Cash
or check at the gate only.

The Jacksonville Arbore-
tum & Gardens, 1445 Millcoe
Road, Jacksonville, will' host
an introduction to beekeeping
by Tony Hogg, master bee-
keeper, Nov. 13 from 9:30
a.m.-noon. Members of the
Jacksonville Beekeepers
Association will also be on
hand. Topics will include: the
importance of honey bees,
why you.may want to keep
honey bees, equipment
requirements, resources,
safety and good neighbor
practices, hive biology and
construction, Florida statutes
regarding beekeeping, the
UF/IFAS Bee College and
Master Beekeeper programs.
Bring a chair, snacks and
water. Admission is free. For
information email info@jack-
sonvillearboretum.org or
visit www.jacksonvillearbore-

Retail plants often

close to the wild

Q. 1 noticed these wildflow-
.ers growing along a
wooded area near my home
and they look similar to the
"Whirling Butterfly" plant
also called Gaura, which I
have purchased at a local gar-
den center. Do you know
what they might be called?
A .Believe it or not, scien-
S.tists often develop orna-
mental plants found in retail
stores from the native, wild
specimens growing in our nat-
ural areas.
The orna-
mental plant
li Gaura lid-
heimeri, most
often has
Goldwhite flowers
that are pro-
GARDEN duced on
CTiAL B long, thin
stalks, mak-
..... a ing the flower
BeckyJordi appear to be a
butterfly flit-
ting on the breeze. There are
other common cultivars of G.
lindheimeri such as Corrie's
Gdld, Pink Cloud and
Crimson Butterflies, which
may be found at your local
plant nursery. The cultivated
ornamental gaura plants listed
above range in heights from 2
to 4 feet. It would be impor-
tant to know the potential '
mature height as the shorter
ones should be planted in
front of the taller ones.
The wildflower photo you
sent me might be Slender
Gaura or Slender Stalk
Beeblossom, Gaura filipes. It
is difficult to be certain but
most of these plants are com-
monly known as beeblossom.
I took a photograph ofa clus-
ter found locally at Egans
Creek Greenway a few days
ago. As you can see, the plant
in the photo is similar to
yours. Gaura or beeblossom
plants, as their name sug-
gests, attract bees, which
makes them 11 fnil addition to
any home garden. They fit
well in any informal garden
area that receives full sun and
requires very little water or

SI have sandspurs grow-
.ing all over my yard.
How do I get rid of them? The
seeds are sticking on the fui-
of my dogs and when I pet
them, I get stuck. MB
A It is difficult to control
.any weed once it has
reached the mature stages of
producing flowers and seeds.
Right now, removing the
seed heads would be benefi-
cial. If you have a bag attach-
ment to your mower you can
gather the seed heads while
mowing to reduce the chance
they will produce more weeds
next year. We do not recom-
mend putting weed killer on
lawns this time of year as the
chemicals can stress or even
kill the grass you wish to pro-
tect. The best management
practice is to have a healthy
lawn, which means watering,
mowing and fertilizing prop-
erly. If you have areas where
the grass had died then the
weeds have an opportunity to
thrive, A pre-emergent herbi-
cide can be used to reduce
the likelihood of seeds from
the sandspur to germinate
next year. This pre-emergent
herbicide should be applied in
the late winter or early spring.
IAook at the local garden cen-
ters.for products used to con-
trol crabgrass and you will
probably notice they are also
used to manage sandspur.
Please follow the direc-

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Gaura or beeblossom
plants, top, attract bees,
which makes them a fun
addition to any home gar-
den. The red buckeye,
above, is a native plant and
it puts out a red flower
spike in the spring that
attracts hummingbirds.

tions on the label and apply at
the appropriate time of year -
late summer is too late.
Painting glyphosate (Round-
up) on the green leaves of the
sandspur now will destroy the
plant too, but not necessarily
the seed. Do not spray
glyphosate as this chemical
kills everything green good
grass as well.

Q I need some small tree
.or- shrub plant ideas for
a very shady site. ND
A .Consider layering by
S.using shorter plants in
the front and taller plants
behind. For shorter plants
' you might use holly ferni, ''2
coontie or Indian hawthorn '
'The taller shrubs could be
viburnum, oakloaf hydrangea,
yellow anise, cleyera, red
buckeye or camellia.
The red buckeye is a
native plant and it puts out a
red flower spike in the spring
that attracts hummingbirds.
Camellias are slow growing
evergreens but they will pro-
vide beautiful, showy flowers
during the winter when noth-
ing else is blooming. The yel-
low anise is a native ever-
green shrub with pale,
yellow-green leaves that smell
like licorice when crushed.
I have provided you with a
few ideas, but for a more com-
plete list check out the
University of Florida publica-
tion, North Florida Plants for
Shaded Sites:
Rebecca Jordi, UF/IFAS
County Extension Director for
Nassau County and Nassau
County Horticulture Agent III,
is a University of Florida facul-
ty member Extension locations
arc 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
management practices for
Northeast Florida. Mail ques-
tions to Garden Talk, c/o
Rebecca Jordi, Nassau County
Extension, 543350 US 1,
Callahan, FL 32011. Visit
http://nassau.ifas. ufl. edu.

Garden Show set for March

The second annual Amelia
Island Garden Show, hosted by
the Fernandina Farmers
Market, will roll out nature's
brightest colors on March 5
and 6 in Central Park.
With growers and nurIseries
from around the state, the show
will once again feature more
than 50 vendors with i full
assortment of flowers, plants,
trees and palms, orchids, water
pond accessories, native plants,
butterfly-friendly pl)lants, shrubs

and garden accessories.
Get on-site expert advice
about how to "green" your
home, yard and garden and
enjoy the short presentations
and demonstrations at the "Ask
Ihe Expert" booth. There will
be live music and vendors of
the Fernandina Farmers
Market. Admission is $2 for
adultss:. children under 12 are
free. No pets, please.' For
details, visit www.ameliagar-



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The deadline is fast
approaching to apply for the
Christa Powell Walley
Scholarship presented by
the Amelia Island Book
Festival. The scholarship is
open to school seniors,
undergraduate and graduate
college students with ties to
Nassau County and is dedi-
cated to encouraging writers
in their pursuit of a literary
career. The deadline is Dec.
31. Go online to ameliais-
landbookfestival.com for the
rules and to apply, or write
to info@ameliaislandbook-
Art contest
Students in grades 1-12
may compete for education
savings accounts and prizes
while sharing their original
works of art with the public
in the 2010 Jacksonville
Student Art Contest present-
ed by Regions Bank, the
Museum of Contemporary
Art and the Florida Times-
Union. The contest runs
through April 1. Students in
Duval, Nassau, St. Johns,
Flagler, Clay, Baker and
*Putnam counties can submit
artwork in most any format
(excluding photography or
recorded material), along
with the contest entry form,
to any of the 27 Regions
Bank branch offices in
'Greater Jacksonville.
A panel of judges will
select 20 finalists in each of
the following grade brack-
ets: grades 1-5, 6-8 and 9-12.
Winners will receive educa-
tion savings accounts in the
following amounts: Grand
prize $1,000, first prize $750
and second prize and
People's Choice Award
$500. Contest entry forms
are available at Regions
Bank or at www.mocajack-
Poster contest
ACT's.annual high
school student poster
design contest runs through
Jan. 31. The goal is to
encourage others to plan
and prepare for college.
Winners will be selected
based on creativity, visual
appeal and overall impact.
Participants must be U.S.
high school students who
plan to apply for 2011 or
2012 college admission to a
U.S. two-year or four-year
institution. The student with
the winning design will
receive a $5,000 scholarship.
The winning poster will be
used to publicize 2011-12
ACT test dates and will be
distributed to high schools
nationwide. Second-and
third-place winners will
receive $2,500 and $1,000
scholarships, respectively.
The official entry form
and poster must be post-
marked by Jan. 31. Winners
will be announced on or
about Feb. 28. For informa-
tion visit actstudent.org/
Pecan sale
The Fernandina Beach
High School Exceptional
Students Education Depart-
ment is holding its annual
pecan sale through Nov. 12,
with delivery around Nov.
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
IAadership Nassau is now
,m,, pIaL applications for
the 2010-11 program that
offers Nassau County stu-
dents an opportunity to
meet other students, gain an
increased awareness of com-
munity needs, opportunities
and resources and develop
effective styles of leader-
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
south with an average of B
or better.
Applications may be
obtained from school guid-
ance counselors.
Teen Court
Nassau County Teen
Court will be held Nov. 2, 16
and 30 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 school
guidance offices or by
attending court and signing
up then. To participate as an
attorney, see Coordinator
Charles Griffin, who assigns
the rotating positions.
Volunteers must arrive
between 5:30 and 6 p.m.
All students earn two
hours of community service
credit that can be used for
the Florida Scholarship pro-
gram, local 4-H programs,
Scouts and other such pro-
grams requiring community
based service hours. Some
teachers give grade credit
for-attendance and participa-
tion. Participating seniors
are eligible to apply for Teen.
Court Scholarships awarded
each year. Call Griffin at
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
Fernandina 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 5-7 p.m. Nov.
12. Dinner from Woody's
Bar-B-Q consists of chicken,
ribs, coleslaw, baked beans,
roll and tea for $10. Drive
through service is available.
The FBMS cheerleaders,
FBMS band and FBMS
drama will provide enter-
tainment. There will also be
a Smorgasbord Literary
Club bake sale. Tickets are
available at the school office
or call 491-7938.



Drama students from West Nassau High School are traveling to Lakeland to compete with 25 other schools in the
Florida Theatre Conference. Selected from a group of 40 students at WNHS, they will perform "The Unknown
Soldier" by Warren Frost in the one-act division. From left are Josh Hall, Shelly Sutton, April Carroll, Steven Rice,
Sophia Retchless and Kevin Gharis.
The public can see the play at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the drama room, 1 Warrior Drive, Callahan. "The Unknown
Soldier" is an unusual drama about the depths of grief felt by families in the North during the Civil War. The West
Nassau Repertory Theatre, created to support the drama program, will perform "Dust of the Road" by Kenneth
Goodman, starring Janet Cote-Merow and Jeff Goldberg, with teachers Alison Stewart and Martha Garvin. Tickets
are $3 for students and $5 for adults. Call (904) 879-3461. -








Pre-paid college enrolment now open
TALLAHASSEE The Florida Prepaid well as less confusing for Florida families." more than 1.4 million Florida Prepaid
College Board began its 2010-11 annual The Florida Prepaid College Board's College Plans, making it the largest and
enrollment period on Monday, which means plan options include: most successful prepaid plan in the nation.
parents can purchase a Prepaid College 4-Year Florida University Plan: pre- One in 10 Florida children has a prepaid col-
Plan to prepay higher education costs at pays tuition, registration fees, the tuition dif- lege plan.
his year's plan prices until the Jan. 31,2011 ferential fee and local fees for 120 semester When a child is ready for college, this
deadline. hours at any of the 11 state universities in year's Florida Prepaid College Plan will
This open enrollment season, plans will Florida. cover the cost of tuition and most required
include tuition and most mandatory fees, 2 + 2 Florida Plan: prepays 60 lower fees at Florida's 11 state universities and 28
and Florida Prepaid is introducing a 4-Year division semester hours of tuition, regis- Florida v. II' g..1 (formerly known as coin-
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workforce related areas such as teaching, (formerly known as a community college). For much more information on new plan
nursing and business management at one 2-Year Florida College Plan (former- options or to sign up online for the 'l. .1 .l
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at YHS
Yulee High School will cele-
brate Homecoming 2010 Oct.
27-29 with the theme, "Hornets
on Safari!" Dress-up clays will
be held each day, with a class-
room door decorating contest
Monday through Friday.
A Pep Rally will be held from
2:30-3:30 p.m. at the YHS stadi-
um and the homecoming court
rehearsal from 3:45-4 p.m. Oct.
Carnival set-up is Oct. 28 at
3:31 p.m., with the carnival from
5:30-8 p.m. and the powder puff
game from 6-8 p.m.
Oct. 29 will feature a
"Homecoming Bar-B-Que
I lunch for all seniors who have
received a Senior Select card, in
the courtyard in front of build-
ing 3 during all three lunches.
The parade begins at 4:30
p.m. Oct. 29 and the home-
coming game is at 7 p.m.
against the Interlachan Rams. A
homecoming dance will be held
in the YHS cafetorium after the
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Lady Pirates capture sixth straight district crown

News- Leader

District champs, six years
running. Fernandina Beach
High School's girls golf team
captured its sixth straight dis-
trict title Monday. The Lady
Pirates shot a 379 with the clos-
est competitor 30 strokes be-
hind, St. Johns Country Day
School (409).
FBHS's Katie Mitchell was
individual medalist with a two-
under-par 70. Teammate Ja-
cqueline Shelly was third over-
all with a 78. Leanne Lee posted
a 113 and Brittany Wilson
turned in a 118.
"I am very proud of the
girls," said Christina Steffen,
head boys and girls golf coach
at FBHS. "They worked hard all
season and a district champi-
onship tops it off once again.
"The next step is to get
through the regional tourna-
ment and move on to state."

The Lady Pirates advance
to the regional tournament
Monday at the University of
Florida golf course in Gaines-
They face Oak Hall, Bolles,
Providence and Ponte Vedra.
State is Nov. 2-4 at Juliette Falls
in Dunellon. -
The FBHS boys also com-
peted in the district tournament
Monday. The boys finished fifth
overall with a team score of 345.
Tripp Mitchell, brother of
Katie Mitchell, posted the low
score for FBHS with a round
of 80. Mitchell advances indi-
vidually to the regional tourna-
ment, which is slated for
Monday on the Haile Plantation
course in Gainesville.
Kyle Tucker shot an 83,
Cole WVatson an 89 and Hunter
Wells a 93 for the Pirates.
"Having zero seniors on the
team, they all will return with
more experience next year,"
Steffen said.

'\ . ,

The Lady
Pirate golf
team cap-
tured the
district title
from left,
are Katie
Shelly and,
Steffen. *
The Lady
Monday at


Hornets head to UC,

Pirates take on Rams


The Yulee Hornets head to
University Christian and the
Fernandina Beach Pirates are
making the trek to Interlachen
tonight. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.
for both games.
"We control our own des-
tiny," said Bobby Ramsay, head
football coach at Yulee. "We are
in the driver's seat for a playoff
spot. That would be a first for
us. We just have to keep our
eye on the prize and keep work-
_,"UC has a lot of athletes, as
athletic as ,u .inw we have
played. Their quarterback is
very good. We also have to
defend the spread this week
and tackle much better."
Yulee is coming off a 56-27
loss to top-ranked Bolles.,
"We did a lot of good things
in the first half, we just couldn't
tackle their running backs, in
the second half in particular,"
said Bobby Ramsay, head foot-
ball coach at Yulee. "Depth-
wise, I think we got worn down
in the second half. We ,had
three scoring chances that we
didn't take advantage of, but
Bolles just outexecuted us and
their coaches did a good job."
Bolles' D.J. Stewart scored

six times last week, outshining
Yulee sophomore running back
Derrick "Shocka," Henry was
limited to just three rushing
touchdowns and a kickoff
return for a 95-yard score.
Henry, who has 20 touch-
downs on the season thus far,
tacked on 140 rushing yards to
his season total.
Jason Ray had one rush for
13 yards and Kelvin Rainey
rushed six times for 65 yards.
Conner Petty connected with
Derrick Peterson on one.of
three attempts for seven yards.
Leading the Hornet defense
last week was Gunnar Cox, who
recorded three solo tackles and
six assists. Chris Murdock had
three tackles and four assists.
Rainey had three solos and two
assists. Jose Guilarte and
Peterson had six total each and
John Hall had four total.
Zack Camp had an inter-
Yulee is 4-2 overall and 2-1 in
the district. '
The Fernandina Beach
High School football team is 1-
5. The FBHS Pirates were idle
last week and return to the field
tonight in Interlachen.
The Pirates are still looking
for a win after their season
opening victory over the
Hilliard Flashes. -


District starts Monday

The Yulee High School vol-
leyball team wrapped up the
regular season Monday at
Fernandina Beach. The hosts
beat the Lady Hornets (8-13
overall and 3-3 in the district)
25-11, 25-13, 25-14.
Sam Jones was 6-for-6 serv-
ing with two points and Kelsie
Cook had five points for Yulee.
Sarah Burrell had four kills,
Cook had three and Jordyn
Whitcher had two. Burrell had
three blocks and Sierra Mills

had seven assists. Whitcher
and Jones had six digs apiece.
Hilliard beat Yulee last week
25-16, 22-25, 27-29, 25-20, 15-7.
Cook was 25-for-25 serving with
15 points and three aces.
Whitcher was 20-for-20 with 10
points. Burrell had 22 kills and
three blocks. Mills had 23'
assists and Jones had 17 digs.
The Lady Hornets take on
Oakleaf in the first game of the
district tournament at Bolles.
.Yulee plays at 4 p.m. Monday.



The start of last year's Reindeer Run one-mile kids run. The 2010 event is slated for Dec. 4, earlier than in the
past Registration is $20 through Nov. 26.

Join Santa for the annual Reindeer Run

For the News-Leader

This year's holiday season will get off
to a running start.
The 2010 Reindeer Run 5K/10K and
kids runs will be held earlier in Decem-
ber than usual, on Dec. 4. The races will
start at 8:30 a.m. at the Atlantic Recrea-
tion Center, 2500 Atlantic Ave., with a
scenic route almost entirely through
Fort Clinch State Park.
Everyone who preregisters for the
5K/10K will get a coupon good for a
free breakfast at the Elizabeth Pointe
Lodge on South Fletcher Avenue and a
holiday-themed T-shirt.
Everyone will get jingle bells for
their shoes and shower facilities will be
available free after the race (bring your
own towels). Also, race bibs will be
good after the event for free admission
all day to Fort Clinch State Park.
"It's a great deal," said John
McBrearty of Amelia Island Runners,

the local running club that organizes the
event annually.
After the 5K/10K there will be an
awards ceremony with awards in overall
categories and for the top three finish-
ers in 14 age groups, plus refreshments
and door prizes. There also will be fun
runs for kids age 10 and younger start-
ing around 9:45 a.m. with Santa himself
as special guest runner.
Proceeds will benefit the Healthy
Start program, an educational and sup-.
portive program that serves pregnant
women and families with children under
age three as well as Friends of Fort
Clinch and Amelia.Island Runners'
youth running programs.
The race features professional scor-
ing, using ChampionChip timing.
Walkers are encouraged to enter the 5K
and wear a chip if they'd like their time
to be recorded.
The registration fee for the 5K and
10K is $20 through Nov. 26 or $15 for
members of Amelia Island Runners.

After Nov. 26 until race day, registration
is $25 for everyone. The entry fee for
the fun runs, for kids 10 and younger, is
$10. Preregistered kids will get a T-
shirt, with race-day shirts available
while supplies last. Fun-run finishers
will receive a ribbon. Parents are
encouraged to run with their children in
the fun runs for free -just fill out a reg-
istration form.
Entry forms and online registration
are available at www.Amelialsland
Runners.com. Entry forms are also
available at Current Running, 815 S.
Eighth St.;-the McArthur Family YMCA,
1915 Citrona Drive; Club,14 Fitness,
1114A South 14th St.; and Pak's Karate
Academy, 96549 Parliament Drive.
Preregistration will end at 2 p.m.
Dec. 2. Race day registration and
ChampionChip pickup will start at 7
a.m. Dec. 4 at the Recreation Center.
For information on the Reindeer
Run, visit the Amelia Island Runners
website or call 277-8365.

Cheerleaders are at

C heerleaders at Central
High School in
Bridgeport, Conn., are
refusing to wear the uni-
forms their school has provided,
not because they are ugly or too
conservative, but because they
are too skimpy and are cut to
show off their bellies.
The cheerleaders have taken
an interesting position, especially
given a recent study by the
University of South Carolina that
has suggested that collegiate
cheerleaders are "highly disposed
to eating disorders" and the uni-
forms the cheerleaders are asked
to wear can have a direct effect on
the likelihood of these eating dis-
In the study, 136 Division I and
1I college cheerleaders were sur-
veyed for weight, height and per-
ceived ideal weight. Researchers
also looked at whether or not uni-
forms that were more revealing
had any effect on eating disorder
incidence or body image dissatis-
faction as well.



The res
showed tha
overall 33 p
cent had so
S risk of eati
.. disorder ch
Steristics an
the cheerle
on teams w
midriff unif
DORDTC were most
SPORTS posed to bo
I INE image issuE
U1I11L at highest H
GREGORY for eating d
SMITH M.D. ders.
MITH MD. Participant
-" -- were also a

about how they thought thei
coaches and parents perceive
their body image, and partic
appeared most concerned th
weren't fitting their coaches
ideals for body composition.
Most felt that their college c
es wanted them smaller than
already were.
"The point of collegiate c

riskfor eating
ults leading is to create camaraderie
at and team spirit and to keep girls
)er- active and healthy," said study ,,
)me leader Toni Torres-McGehee, an
ng assistant professor of athletic
harac- training at the University of South.
d/or Carolina. "Maladaptive body
and image and eating behaviors can
'aders form during youth and last a life-
vith time. Teams and coaches should
forms consider the long-term effects of
dis- requiring cheerleaders to wear
ody- revealing uniforms simply for aes-
es and thetic reasons.".
risk "Cheer coaches should keep
lisor- these ideals in mind,and try to
reinforce self-esteem among their
s team members," Torres-
isked McGehee added.
ir The findings were recently
ed presented at the annual meeting
pants of the American College of Sports
iey Medicine.
Regarding the Bridgeport
squad, several of the cheerleaders
oach- attended a school board meeting
n they to complain about the uniforms
and request that the board
heer- approve and purchase new ones

that cover the abdomen and are
sized appropriately. The board's
initial position was that the uni-
forms were sized appropriately
and that the uniforms are the spe-
cific sizes the individual cheer-
leaders requested earlier in the
year before school let out.
However, under growing pressure
and national attention, the school
board agreed to have the uni-
forms altered and allow the girls
to wear UnderArmour-type com-
pression clothing under the uni-
77This 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 Smith, M.D., 1250 S.
18th St., Suite 204, Fernandina
Beach, FL 32034. Call 261-8787
or visit www.gsmithmd.com.


lags at Chiefs

LAST GAME: The Jacksonville Jaguars fell
30-3 to AFC South rival Tennessee on
Monday Night Football thanks in part to four
turnovers, including two in the red zone. QB
David Garrard suffered a concussion in the
first half and did not return. Trent Edwards
made his Jaguars debut after joining the
club on Sept. 28. WR Mike Thomas finished
with a career-high eight receptions for 88
NEXT UP: The Jaguars return to action on a
short week as they travel to Kansas City to
battle the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on
Sunday. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. Sunday's
game will be the first of back-to-back road
games for the Jaguars before they observe
their bye in week nine. The Jaguars are'
looking to win back-to-back road games for
the first time since 2008.

RADIOQTV: The game will be broadcast
regionally on CBS and locally on WTEV
CBS47. Games are broadcast on Jaguars
Radio Network stations WOKV AM and FM
(690 and 106.5).

WEBSITE: Visit www.jaguars.com.

FBHS's Katie Mitihell.


FRIDAY. OCTOBER 22. 2010 SPORTS News-Leader


The Fernandina Beach
High School girls volley-
ball team wrapped up the
regular season this week
and, along with Yulee, play
in the District 3-3A tour-
nament at Bolles, starting
Monday. The varsity Lady
Pirates, above, are, front
row from left, Emmalee
Bales, Kelli Anderson,
Tiffanie Tudor, Hannah
Foster; back row, Hanka
Nouskova, Savannah
Young, Alyssa Whitfield,
Caroline Garner and
Darby Lane. Captains are
Alyssa Whitfield and
Caroline Garner, right.

I A .

FBMS Pirates beat Callahan 22-14

The FBMS Pirates trav-
eled to Callahan Tuesday
night to take on the Callahan
Middle School Ramblers.
Pirate Will Mitchell made
an impact immediately. His
40-yard return of the opening
kickoff set the Pirates up in
good field position to start the
game and, after runs by quar-
terback John Zimmerman and
running back Calvin Logan
ftpt fgiran-s in the red
z:ne,M, iit ch ll bi .k.- free lor
a 21-yard run to put the visi-
tors on the scoreboard.
Tony Frankland ran in the
two-point conversion; the
Pirates led 8-0 less than two
minutes into the game.
The Pirate defense held
the Ramblers on a fourth-
down attempt, allowing the
offense to strike again.
Logan hit Mitchell for a 34-
yard touchdown pass to
extend the Pirate lead to 14-0
with one minute to go in the
first quarter.
"We were clicking on all
cylinders to start the game,"
FBMS Coach Cam Harrison
said. "We had two good days
of practice getting ready for
this one and our boys were
fired up to start this game."
Callahan got on the score-
board in the second quarter
on a long run to cut the Pirate
lead to 14-6.
On their next drive, the
Pirate offense drove again,
only to be stalled on penalties.
A Frankland pass on fourth
down was intercepted by the
Ramblers deep in their own
territory to end the drive.
The Ramblers ran out the
first-half clock.
Callahan received the
kickoff to start the second
half and the Ramblers were
able to put together a long

After taking nearly six
minutes off the third-quarter
clock, Callahan found the end
zone and converted the two-
point play to pull even with
the Pirates.
At the end of the third
quarter the score was knotted
at 14-14.
"After they were able to tie
the game up that was a big
gut check for us." Harrison

biiiiirgi ihr fight t6 th..m anda
Callahan brought that fight
right back in the second and
third quarter."
The Pirate offense drove
deep into Callahan territory
on the next drive, taking
more than half of the fourth-
quarter clock. The Rambler
defense stiffened as the
Pirates got inside the 10-yard
line and, on a fourth-down
play, running back Chachi
Moses was stopped inside the
The Rambler offense was
unable to move the ball on
Callahan's next possession
and was forced to punt from
their own end zone.
After a short punt, the
Pirate offense took over at the
25-yard line with less than
two minutes to play. Mitchell
got the Pirates inside the 10
with a 20-yard run and Frank-
land pounded the defense
with two runs to get the
offense inside the two-yard
With 30 seconds left in the
game, Frankland scored to
give the Pirates the lead. He
also ran in the two-point con-
version, and the Pirates led
Callahan ran the kickoff
back to midfield but, after
Frankland sacked the quar-
terback, the Ramblers
attempted a deep pass on the

last play of the game. Mitchell
intercepted the pass to seal
the victory for the-Pirates.
"Another great game,"
Harrison said. "I am very
pleased with the way our boys
kept fighting to get this win.
We showed a lot of heart and
determination and our guys
stepped up big time when we
needed it late in the game.
"It's nice to be 6-1 at this
oint., bul'[ uir full. :,It-ii ,iin is
on Yulee next Thursday to fin-
ish the season. We all under-
stand how important it is for
us to get that win and the
county championship, so we
will be ready for that one."
The FBMS Pirates close
the season Thursday at 6:30
p.m. at Pirate Field against
Yulee Middle School.
Mitchell rushed five times
for 57 yards with a touch-
down; Frankland had eight
rushes for 51 yards and a TD;
Logan ran three times for 13
yards; Moses had three
touches for 11 yards; and
Zimmerman rushed twice for
eight yards.
Frankland completed one
of three passes for 19 yards
with an interception and
Logan was one-for-one with
34 yards and aTD. Mitchell
caught both for 53 receiving
yards and a TD.
Logan and Frankland led
the Pirate defense with eight
tackles each: Casey Walker
had six and Seth Lendry,
Mitchell, Deion Laird and
Daishori Brown had five
apiece. Mitchell also had an
interception and broke up a
Moses had three tackles
:and Kyle Horgan had two.
The Pirates got one stop each
from Corbett Nettles, Hynson
Cole, Jonathan Spence and
Darriani Wentworth.

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.

Boules Cubmeets
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 both horseshoes 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

Join Team 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 and genders
are welcome. Call Liz Kawecki at 415-YOGA.

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

Florida-Georgla 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
Halloween 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-
af.aFrat 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 purchased 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.

Friends of the NRA dinner
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

Shootwith 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

Bean umpire
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.

Sailing ubmeets
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 for

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.

Group runs
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
for information.


2 FREE rounds of golf

* Discount on weekday and weekend green/cart fees

UnlimiLted range privileges


Adult co-ed softball
Oct. 11
Elite Softball 12
Moon River Pizza 10C
Step-by-Step 23
Cafe Karlbrew 8
Kabuki 15
River Valley Rats 13
Halftime Sports Bar 13
Martex Services 9
Crawford Jewelers 2C
Morrow Insurance C

Joe's Bistro
AIM South
Baptist Nassau
Crawford Jewelers
Cafe Karibrew
Halftlme Sports Bar
Oct. 13
Morrow Insurance
Elite Softball
AIM South.
Cafe Karlbrew
Baptist Nassau (forfeit)

Crawford Jewelers
Joe's Bistro
Halftime Sports Bar
Moon River
River Valley Rats
Martex Services
Elite Softball
Baptist Nassau
Adult co-ed
AIM South Logistics
Crawford Jewelers

Morrow Insurance 6-1
River Valley Rats 6-2
Kabuki 5-2
Step-by-Step 4-3
Halftime Sports Bar 4-3
Martex Services 3-4
Moon River Pizza 3-4
SWAT 3-5
Elite Softball 2-5
Joe's Bistro 1-6
Caf6 Karlbrew 1-6
Baptist Nassau 0-7
All games are played at the
YborAlvarez softball fields
on Bailey Road. For individ-
ual statistics and schedules,
visit www.leagueline


Oct. 25-26 District at Bolles TBA
Oct. 28 District championship at Bolles
Oct. 25-28 District 3-3A at Bolles
Junior Varsity Football
Oct. 28 at Yulee 600
Varsity Football
Oct. 22 at Interlachen' 7 30
Nov. 5 YULEE" (homecoming) 7 30
Nov 12 MATANZAS 730

* District
Varsity Football
Oct. 22 at University Christian 7:30
Oct. 29 INTERLACHEN" 700
Nov. 5 at Femandlna Beach 7:30
Nov. 12 Paxon (seniors) 7:00
" Homecoming
Junior Varsity Football
Girls Golf
Oct. 25 Region 2-1A at UF 9:30
Nov. 2-4 State 1A, Dunnellon TBA

Boys Golf
Oct 25 Region 2-A, Gainesville 9:30
Nov 2-3 State 1A at Ocala 9:30
Oct. 28 District 2-1A at Bolles 9.00
Nov 4 Region 1-1Ain Tallahassee
Nov 11 State finals In Orlando 830
Cross Country
Oct. 27 JV Invite, Bishop Kenny
Nov 4 Distnct 2-2A TBA
Nov. 13 Region 1-2A at Tallahassee
Nov. 20 State 2A at Dade Oty


FRIDAY OCTOBER 22. 2010 SPORTS News-Leader

Fishing scene just doesn't get any better than this
.. -.ishing could not be
00-. .anybetter. And
", weather conditions
F are "picture perfect"
Offshore fishing for gag
grouper has been excellent in

recent days with some of the
best grouper action coming
from FC and
FA fish
< havens.
Fishing on
the bottom
with cut
baits, live
cigar min-
nows or
fresh local
ON THE squid is pro-
a during excel-
WATER lent eating
TERRY gag grouper
TERRY up to 15
LACOSS pounds.
S..... Locating
schools of
cigar minnows holding over
b lime rock ledges is key for
catching hard-fighting
grouper. The current bag
limit for grouper is one per
day, measuring at least 24
Be prepared to catch red
snapper that are plentiful at
all offshore fish havens. Don't
become confused by Florida
Wildlife Commission's cur-
S rent red snapper regulations
that state fishermen can keep
two red snapper per day. If
fishermen read the regula-
tions, red snapper in state
t red waters, which extend up to
at the St. three miles offshore, are
legal to harvest.

Jim Dawson poses for a "Kodak" moment before releasing his big red drum. Dawson
was fishing aboard Capt. Benny Hendrix's charter fishing boat, the "Heavy Hitter."

Yes, these are the FWC
regulations in the 2010
"Saltwater Regulations" publi-
cation. Red snapper are illegal
to harvest in federal waters,
which begin three miles off-
shore. Keep in mind it is also
illegal to have fish filets in
your possession.
Don Whitman of Leaders
& Sinkers bait and tackle
reports sheepshead are on a
hot bite at the St. Marys rock
jetties during the last of the
falling and the first of the
incoming tides. Live fiddler
crabs continue to be the bait
of choice for excellent eating
sheepshead that can weigh up
to 10 pounds.

Another hot spot in recent
days has been the small rock
jetties located at the southern
tip of Amelia Island, where
flounder and redfish have
been taking live finger mullet
fished on the bottom.
Shore fishermen and small
boaters have been targeting
this popular fishing hot spot
during the incoming tide.
Flounder, sea trout, puppy
drum, whiting and redfish are
running at the footsteps of
historical Fort Clinch during
the falling tide. Once again,
the bait of choice is live finger
mullet fished on the bottom,
which are plentiful in the surf
and tidal estuaries as our fall

mullet run is now in full
The annual Nassau Sports
Fishing Association's Trout
Tournament will be held from
the Tiger Point Marina Nov.
5-6. For information, call
Capt. Allen Mills at 261-9481.
The News-Leader encour-
ages local anglers to submit
photographs of their catches.
Email photos to bjones@
fbnewsleader.com, mail them
to P.O. Box 766, Fernandina
Beach, FL 32035, or drop
them by the office at 511 Ash
St. in Fernandina Beach. Call
Beth Jones at 261-3696 for


Hunt Nassau Wildlife
If you are looking for a
place to hunt this fall, you still
have a chance to get a recre-
ational use permit for the
Nassau Wildlife Management
Area near Callahan. All users
must possess a Nassau recre-
ational use permit to hunt on
this area.
Nassau WMA is a still-
hunt-only area, but hunters
may use bird dogs during the
migratory bird and waterfowl
hunting seasons.

For those willing to pay
$385 to hunt the area, Nassau
WMA provides hunting
opportunities during eight
months of the year: Archery
runs through Oct. 24; muzzle-
loading gun season runs from
Oct. 30 through Nov. 7; gener-
al gun season is from Nov. 13,
2010, through Jan. 9, 2011;
small game is from Jan. 10
through March 6,2011;
spring turkey season runs
from March 19 through April
24, 2011; and trapping can be
done from Jan. 10 through
March 1, 2011. To apply for a

permit, go to MyFWC.com.
Recreational use permits
are designed to provide more
revenue to landowners in the
WMA system. Money set
aside by the FWC to compen-
sate those landowners for
hunting on their lands was
not sufficient to compete with
private hunting leases.
Rather than have WMAs
drop out of the system, the
FWC offers recreational use
permits. Fees collected from
these permits supplement the
compensation for private
landowners, keeping their

lands open to public hunting.
Except for hunting, permit
holders and their spouses or
dependent children may par-
ticipate in other activities on
designated WMAs. Only per-
mit holders and one depend-
ent child (under age 16) may
hunt. If spouses or more than
one dependent child (under
age 16) wish to hunt, they
must purchase a recreational
use permit. Recreational use
permits also include a man-
agement area permit when
hunting public lands not in
the recreational use program.
People may submit appli-

cations online at https://
tart.php, or they can take a
completed worksheet to a tax
collector's office or any li-
cense agent, and those ven-
ues will submit the applica-
tion. Worksheets are available
at MyFWC.com/ Hunting
(click on "Limited Entry
Hunts") and at the FWC
regional office in Lake City
and tax collectors' offices.
Quota hunt permits are
not required on WMAs within
the recreational use program;
only recreational use permit
holders may use the area.

The Nassau Sport Fishing
Association meets the second
Wednesday of each month at
7:30 p.m. and the fourth
Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the
Ten Acres Kraft Athletic Club.
Call 261-9481 or visit

Nassau Bassmasters
meets the third Thursday in
Yulee. Call Bob Schlag at
(912) 729-2282 or Billy Kittrell
at 225-0267 for more informa-

SThe 19th Annual

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cordially invite you to
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$40 Per Person

Music & Dancing by the jazz trio

Crescendo Amelia
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Semi Formal Attire Please!


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Show promises fun for women
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The Southern Women's Show at the
Prime Osborn Convention Center in
Jacksonville runs through Sunday with
more than 400 exhibitors from unique
fashions to gourmet foods to gift ideas
for $25 or less to makeovers to runway
shows to cooking classes making it
the perfect one-stop shop for multitask-
ing women.
While attendees are welcome to win-
dow shop, the hands-on, interactive
nature of the Southern Women's Show
makes it the perfect opportunity to actu-
ally try out new products and services,
consult with experts and register for
prizes and giveaways. On-site health
screenings also will enable women to

undergo risk-factor
assessments, with
blood pressure, cho-
lesterol and bone
density checks.
Highlights of the
Southern Women's
SOUTHERN Show include:
WOMEN'S Food Network
E3" C3 TV star Sandra Lee at
10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
today in the Grand Lobby.
Christian super group Point of
Grace at 5 p.m. today on the Fashion &
Entertainment Stage. On Saturday at
3:30 p.m. the band will cook a recipe
from their new cookbook on the

Celebrity Cooking Stage.
Jacksonville firefighters on the
runway in hot fashions from Dillard's at
St. Johns Town Center at 6:30 p.m.
tonight and 3 p.m. Saturday. The shows
will raise money for charity.
Bealls Night Out Saturday from 5-
8 p.m. The first 200 guests will receive
goody bags that will contain the Bealls'
Fall Fashion Book and a $10 coupon.
One lucky bag will contain a $500 gift
The Coupon Queeny with money
saving tips beyond just groceries. For
2010, Coupon Queeny is sharing how to
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Workshop artist

star of watermedia
For the News Leader -

The Amelia Island Artists
Workshop will feature
Nicholas Simmons with
"Innovative Water media with
Fluid Acrylics" Nov. 12-14.
"Nicholas Simmons is
such an exciting star on the
current painting scene it's
like saving the best to finish
out the year with a bang!"
said Sandra Baker-Hinton,
who runs Amelia Island
Artists Workshop with fellow
artist Mikolean Longacre, of
the final workshop of the sea-
Simmons is known for his
unorthodox and at times
irreverent approach and the
workshop promises to runs
more on adrenalin than the
rule book, said Baker-Hinton.,
"From the minute I saw
his work, being a water
media artist myself, I said to
myself, 'Self, you have to take
this workshop you have to
know what he is doing to get
such exciting paintings. I
must learn how he achieves
so much with his technique,'
and I feel if you are a mixed

Nicholas Simmons
is such an exciting
star on the current
painting scene.'

media or watermedia artist,
you will feel the same way.
The workshop will con-
centrate on concepts and
techniques for which
Simmons is noted: diversity
in subject matter, large-scale
paintings, fluid acrylic used
as transparent watercolor,
unusual textures such as his
popular "batik" technique,
computer-aided design (com-
puter not required for
enrollees), composition,
poured watercolor and cre-
ative photography for obtain-
ing unconventional reference
shots. Everybody will paint
daily, and each person will
receive individualized atten-
Not locked into any one

"Memorie de Septembre" by Nicholas Simmons.

subject, his work is all over
the page from figures to
nature, all using negative
areas so effectively, being
free, using color in such an
exciting way, looking like
they are still forming in a wet
body of water and if you are
not careful it might just run
of the page and evolve into
another painting right before
your eyes. Visit Simmons'
website at www.nicholassim-
'To be able to take your

talent and style and then
to use what you learn from
this artist to create some-
thing as similarly exciting, it
will be worth every cent and
every mile you drive to take
this course," said Baker-
Cost is $425. For informa-
tion contact Mikolean
Longacre, 415-3900, or
Baker-Hinton at Amelia
Sanjon Gallery, 218A Ash St.,
491-8040. Visit www.ameliais-

Stargazing kicks off new WildNites series

The fifth annual Wild Amelia Nature
Festival, scheduled for May 20-22, has
announced the first in a series of evenings
of nature appreciation known as "Wild
Nites" that precede the springtime festi-
val. This first Wild Nite will be an evening
of autumn stargazing under the darkened
skies of historic Fort Clinch State Park.
The event will be held Friday evening,
Nov. 19, and will be free and open to the
Astronomers from the Northeast
Florida Astronomical Society (NEFAS)
will set up huge telescopes And be avail-
able to share their knowledge of sights in
the autumn night sky.
Visitors will be allowed to enter the
park at 6:30 p.m. to set up their chairs for
the evening of stargazing. Flashlights and

bug spray are recommended for all of
these visitors.
The mission of the Wild Amelia Nature
Festival is to educate visitors and resi-
dents about this bioregion and to encour-
age responsible stewardship of its natural
resources. The six monthly "Wild Nites"
reflect that mission to educate.
Upcoming Wild Nites will feature the
northern right whale, manatees, sea tur-
tles, sustainable forestry and habitat, the
wildlife of Cumberland Island, and alliga-
The three-day festival features educa-
tional exhibits for adults and children,
ecotours, a sea turtle release, a silent auc-
tion, and nature photography classes and
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Wine tasting fundraiser
A fundraiser to benefn Wild
Amelia will be held from 4-6 p m
Saturday at Jack and Diane's
Cafe and Wine Store, 708 Centre
St Taste four wines for $5, light
pairing fare included Sample four
domestic microbrews for $5. And
wildlife photography by award-
winning Florida photographer Jon
Sund, who will attend New to the
venue is singer-so.ngwr ter Bruce
Hamilton, seventh generation
Floridian A Singer Songwriter
Showcase will be held from 6:90-





Amelia Island Ghost
Tours, the original walking
ghost tour of Amelia, start at
8 p.m. and last at least two
hours. Bring your camera and
capture some amazing pic-
tures on almost every tour.
Call 9548-0996 for reserva-
Haunted history tour
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. The
tour begins at 6:30 p.m.
tonight in front of Brett's
Waterway Cafe at the foot of
Centre Street. Limited seat-
ing. Call 261-7378, ext. 101 for
The Jacksonville Zoo and
Gardens.will hold its 23rd
annual fall festival, Spookta-
cular, today through Oct. 24
and Oct. 28-31 from 6:30-10
p.m. This year's theme, Lands
of Enchantment, will feature
new attractions including the
Wonderland Trail.
Three optional scare zones
have been added: The Tomb,
The Ghostly Garden and the
Forest of No Return for adults
and children ages 10 and up.
All proceeds go to the care
and feeding of the animals.
Admission is $8 for members,
$9 for non-members, and chil-
dren age 2 and younger are
free. Visit www.jacksonville-
Fall Festival
Memorial United
Methodist Church will hold
its annual gift to the commu-
nity Oct. 23 from 10 a.m.-1
p.m. at Main Beach Park.
Enjoy free food, games, music
and more.
There will be egg races,
sandcastle building contest,
volleyball, bouncy houses and
much, much more. For infor-
mation contact the church
office at _' 1-5769.
Halloween Carnival
Children of all ages are
invited to Halloween Carnival
2010 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct.
23 at the Atlantic Avenue
Recreation Center auditori-
There will be games,
prizes, food and candy. Game
and refreshment tickets are
25 cents each. Co-sponsored
by the'Fernandina Beach
Recreation Department,
Winn-Dixie and First Coast
Community Bank. Visit
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, r '
76346 :
William ..
Blvd., Yulee, Oct. 23, 29 and
30 from 7:30.11 p.m. each
night for ages 9-99. Goulish
treats will be for sale.
Proceeds benefit 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 548-4490.
Time forTots party
The Nassau County Public
Library presents a special
Time for Tots Costume Party
Oct. 27 at 10:30 a.m. at the
Fernandina Beach branch, 25
N. Fourth St. Dress as your
favorite character and enjoy
holiday stories, a craft and
refreshments Sponsored by
the Friends of the Library.

Halloween 'spirits'
ABC Fine Wine & Spirits
will hot a Halloween Wine
Tasting Oct. 27 from 6-8 p.m.
at its store on A1A just west of
the Shave Bridge.
The event will feature
more than 50 wine selections,
gourmet hors d'oeuvres to
complement the wine and
wine experts on hand to
answer questions. Each guest
will receive a souvenir wine
glass and a coupon for $5 off
any purchase the night of the
event. Tickets are $10. Call
Character party
Bring the family for an
exciting evening exploring
adventures of characters
from the past. Come dressed
as your favorite childhood
character at the Nassau
County Public Library's Blast
From the Past Costume Party
Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. at the
Fernandina Beach Police
Department Community
Room, 1525 Lime St.
Play games, share if you
dare your favorite traditional
seasonal childhood story and
enjoy refreshments includ-
ing a bag of treats for the little
ones. Call 277-7365 or visit
Pooch Parade
A Howl-o-ween Pooch
Parade and Costume Contest"
will be held Oct. 29 at Omni-
Amelia Island Plantation,
sponsored by Amelia Island
Nature Center.
Registration is at 5:30 p.m.
at Amelia's Wheels (next to
the Spa at Omni AIP). The
$10 donation (cash or check)
will benefit RAIN Humane
Society outreach programs
and its animals.in residence.
The parade starts at 6 p.m.
The costume contest will be
decided at 6:30 p.m. Call
'(904) 879-5861 or email rain-
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Join artist Carol Beck at the grand opening of
Shimmer. her exhibit of paintings and 3D forms.
today from 47 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 be viewed by
appointment. Visit carolbeck.net'or call 491-0250.


N Join the Amelia Island
'S Film Festival Oct. 26 for
an evening featuring the
Irish comedy. Waking
Ned Devine, starring Ian
Banner. David Kelly and
Fionnula Flanagan. and
additional shorts with
animation at O'Kane's Irish Pub and Eatery. 318

Centre St. Movies start at 7 p.m. Suggested dona-
tion is $10. Cash bar. Tickets are available at the
UPS stores in Yolee and Fernandina Beach and
Books Plus. 107 Centre St. Call 335-1110 or visit

Shiny Badges and The Alley
Cat present a Night of Laughter
at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at 915 South
14th St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy laughs with comedienne
Amy Beckham and funny guy Johnny Mac to ben
efit Shiny Badges. Inc. General
admission is $15. VIP tickets
are $25. Tickets are available at
Philly Boyz Steaks on Centre
Street and at Rowland's
Upholstery Plus on South
Eighth Street or online at
www.sh i nybadges.com.

Guests and locals can enjoy the fun and excite-
ment at Omni Amelia Island Plantation during

the annual football
weekend when the
Georgia Bulldogs take
on their longtime
B rivals, the Florida
Gators in Jacksonville.
SOmni AlP has an
assortment of events
open to the public
Oct. 29. including a
Halloween Carnival
with hayrides. bobbing
for apples. costume
contest, games. prizes
Sand spooky entertain-
ment for the whole
family from 4-8 p.m.at
the Amelia's Wheels parking lot. The Boardwalk
Bash from 5-8 p.m. at the Spa & Shops will fea-
ture $1 beer and entertainment. Friday night the
Frat Bash Dance and Party with The Swingin'
Medallions will include sauteed gator tail. grilled
chicken sandwiches, hot dogs and pasta salad and
a bar. Tickets to the Frat Bash are $55 in advance
or $60 at the door. Call 491-4646. Visit




FRIDAY. October 22.2010 LEISURE News-Leader


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

On Nov. 20, The Ritz-
Carlton, Amelia Island will
host "A Night in Morocco"
.to benefit Amelia Island
Montessori School.
This year's "Big Event" fea-
tures culinary creations from
The Ritz-Carlton's top chefs,
an open bar, live music, belly
dancing performances and
gorgeous gala decor. Take
part in silent and live auctions
with prizes including a Braves
weekend in Atlanta (you'll get
there by private plane), a lux-
ury condo in Vegas and many
other one-of-a kind items and
experiences. Doors open at
6:30 p.m.
For tickets and sporisor-
ship information, visit
Amelia Island Montessori
School is an independent,
501 (c)(3) non-profit organiza-
tion serving more than 100
children from 18 months to 12
years old.

Patchington a women's
boutique is holding its 12th
Semi Annual Trade-In Event
through Oct. 25 to support
women who have been vic-
tims of domestic violence.
Customers "trading-in"
gently used clothing will
receive an allowance on com-
parable articles of clothing -
$10 off the purchase of a new
top; $15 off the purchase of a
new bottom; and $20 off the
purchase of a new jacket or
All 'traded-in" items are
donated to local organizations
to sell at their thrift shops,
which fund programs that
support victims of domestic
violence. For information visit

The American Legion
Riders Chapter 54 will host
a fish and shrimp dinner
(with two sides) for a $10
donation starting at 11 a.m.
Oct. 23 at the new American
Legion Post, 626 S. Third St.
To-go dinners available. All
proceeds go to programs
sponsored by the chapter.
* *
Nassau County Animal,
Services will be at Kmart on
Amelia Island Oct. 23 from
noon-3 p.m. with pets for
adoption. They will also be
handing out pet safety infor-
mation. To volunteer, call

Carol Kerr at 491-7440.
* *
The production team of
"Eye of the Hurricane," now
filming in St. Marys, Ga.,
needs 125 people to volun-
teer to be movie extras Oct.
23 at 1 p.m. at the west end
of Conyers Street in St.
Marys, where a FEMA village
will be set up for the movie.
Volunteers will be on set for
about three hours. Please
wear casual clothes (no
white/red/stripes/or plaid or
obvious name brands show-
ing like Nike, etc.) Check in at
the first tent you see. RSVP
required at barbara@coastal-
* *
The GFWC Junior
Women's Club of Fernan-
dina Beach will host a bar-
becue dinner fundraiser,
with food by Callahan BBQ,
on Oct. 26 from 6-7 pm.
Dinner is available .for pick-up
only at the Woman's Club,
201 Jean Lafitte Ave. in
Femandina Beach; orders
placed ahead of time may be
eligible for delivery.
The meal will include bar-
becue chicken, beans, slaw, a
drink and dessert. Cost is $7
per plate. Contact Nicole at
(904) 206-0373 to place an
order or to coordinate 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
Halloween dance from 7-10,
p.m. Oct. 29 at the Peck
Center auditorium. For infor-
mation contact Felix Solis at
* *g
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 three 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-

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Alhambra announces 2011 season

Jacksonville Craig Smith, manag-
ing partner of the new Alhambra
Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville, has announced the 2011
season schedule and the theater's new
Seasons Partnership packages.
The second season for the
Alhambra's new ownership will feature
a mix of shows new to the theater such
as "Willy Wonka," "Dirty Rotten
Scoundrels" and "Seven Brides for
Seven Brothers," as well some fan
favorites like "Hairspray" and "My Fair
- Based on the success of this past
summer's "Amorous Crossing" which
featured, for the first time in more than
a decade, a named guest star, Loretta
Swit, the Alhambra promises guest
stars for at least two productions in
2011, including "The Odd Couple" and
"Lend Me a Tenor."
The season will kick off on
Dec. 31 with a limited engagement of "A
Closer Walk with Patsy Cline," which
features acclaimed songstress Gail Bliss
taking Alhambra patrons on a remark-
able musical journey of Cline's career.
The season will end with the return of
the Alhambra holiday favorite,

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, Femandina Beach
High School.
Proceeds from the ban-
quet will benefit the NCCDC
scholarship fund and other
organization sponsored pro-
Plan to make your reserva-
tions early by calling 261 -
4113, 261-3845 or 261-4396.
The donation is $40.
Cats Angels, Inc. SPCA's
Third Annual "Rescue Me"
Fall Fundraiser will be held
Nov. 7 from 5-8 p.m. at
Sandy Bottoms Beach Bar
& Grill. There will be music by
The Macys, an appetizer buf-
fet, cash bar and silent auc-
tion. Tickets are $20 and
available at the Cats Angels
Thrift Store/Adoption Center,
709 S. Eighth St., online at
www.catsangels.com or call
321-2267 for more informa-
Cats Angels is a 501 (c)3
charity organization and all
proceeds support the
Spay/Neuter Program.
* *
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 Fernan-
dina 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

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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 compli-
mentary group lesson in
Thriller, Monster Mash and
swing. Call Felix Solis at
(904) 707-6762. All proceeds
benefit the non-profit
Ballroom Youth Academy.

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, hamburg-
ers and hot dogs will be avail-
able at low prices. Admission
is one non-perishable food
item. Please, no scary cos-
tumes allowed.

"Christmas Carole."
"We are so excited about this upcom-
ing season," said Smith, adding, "We've
talked to our audience and our season
partner base and I'm confident we've
got a great lineup of new and classic
shows, musicals and comedies and
we've left room for a few surprises. It's
going to be a great season and we look
forward to seeing people back at the
The complete schedule includes: "A
Closer Walk with Patsy Cline" (opens
Dec. 31), "Hairspray" (Feb. 16), "Seven
for Brides for Seven Brothers" (April 6),
"The Odd Couple" (May 25), "Willy
Wonka" (June 22), "Dirty Rotten
Scoundrels" (Aug. 10), "Lend me a
Tenor" (Sept. 20), "My Fair Lady" (Oct
19) and "Christmas Carole" (Nov. 30).
Detailed show descriptions and ticket
information can be found on the
Alhambra's website at www.alhambra-
Smith also announced the Season
Partnership Packages for 2011, noting
that he and his partners are actually
lowering the price of the Renaissance
Package from 2010. They've also added
a Royalty VIP Package upgrade, which

The forum is free and
open to the public. For infor-
mation visit ameliaislandasso-
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.
* *
Amelia Island will experi-
ence One Farm-tastic
Dinner Nov. 14 from 2-5'
p.m. at Ocean Breeze Farm
on Old Amelia Road,
Fernandina Beach. Enjoy
fresh, local foods prepared by
chef Michael Gass (Kelley's
Courtyard Cafe) and his team
of culinary students from the
Bean Center at Florida State
A local market and farm
will accept Slow Food's Snail
of Approval Awards for its
dedication to providing quality,
authentic and sustainable
For details on 'farm din-
ners, visit www.Outstanding
InTheField.com and details on
slow food, visit www.Slow
FoodFirstCoast.com. Tickets
are $50 and include appetiz-
ers, dinner, dessert and one
glass of wine.
For details contact Slow
Food First Coast members
Mark and Donna Paz
Kaufman at 277-2048.
* *
The Fernandina Pirates
Club will hold a Royal Ball
Nov. 20 at the Kraft Athletic
Club (Ten Acres) on Amelia
Enjoy an evening of ele-
gant costumes, a buffet dinner
and live music by Tuff-A-Nuff,
a silent auction and door .
prizes at this BYOB, adults
only event.
Doors open at 5 p.m.; with
dinner from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
and the band from 6-11 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased in
advance from your favorite
pirate or online at www.Fern
andinaPirates.com. Tickets
are $25 in advance or $30 at
the door.
Proceeds will benefit the
club's Adopt-a-Family
Thanksgiving and Christmas
programs and Joy to the


Rodgers and
Hammerstein's "The King &
I," Is playing at the
Alhambra Theatre and

Pet costume contest
Nassau County Animal
Services will hold a Hall-0-
Ween Pet Costume Pawty &
Treats for Treats Oct. 30 at
the shelter, 86078 License
Road. Registration begins at
11 a.m. and judging at 11:30
a.m. in the following cate-
Most Adorable; Best Look-
A-lke Human and Pet;
Scariest; Most Macho; Best
Non-Store Bought Costume;
Best Pet Trick. Entry is free
but everyone is encouraged
to bring treats for the cats
and dogs in residence and the
shelter will have some human
treats too. The shelter will be
open from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. for
adoptions that day. All pets
must be leashed or in carri-
Donations of prizes are
needed for the costume con-
test. Businesses or individu-
als who would like to donate a
prize, contact Carol Kerr at
491-7440 or ckerr@nas-
Trunk or Treat
Trunk or Treat at Yulee
United Methodist Church will

Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville, starring Tony
Romero, a Jacksonville native
who currently makes his living
as an actor in New York City.
The show also features five
area school kids as the chil-
dren 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.
Saturday matinees are at 1:15
p.m. Doors open at 11 a.m.
with buffet at 11:15 a.m.
Sunday matinee is at 2 p.m.
Doors open at noon with buf-
fet at 12:15 p.m.
Tickets start at $42 and
include dinner,'show and
parking. Call (904) 641-1212
or visit www.alhambra
* *
Captain Magic's Floating
House Party, a show com-
bining jazz music and feats
of mental magic, will play at
Fernandina Little Theatre's
After Supper Club Oct. 30.
There is no charge at the
door, although "love dona-
tions" are accepted.
Fernandina Little Theatre is
located at 1014 Beech St.
Email fltplay@peoplepc.com
or call 277-2202. ,

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." Download the film
submission form at


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 infor-
mation call Maley at (904)

Kathy Hardin's Basic
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.

be held Oct. 30 from 6:30-9
Come trick or treat in a
fun, safe environment with
candy, hot dogs and soda and
a "not so scary" hayride.
Admission is one non-perish-
able food item for the food
pantry. Call (904) 504-0545 for
Fall festival
Five Points Baptist
Church, 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, pop-
corn, snow cones and much
more. Call 261-4615.
Yulee festival
Yulee Baptist Church will
host its Fall Festival Oct. 31
from 6-9 p.m. Please bring a
non-perishable food item for
the church food pantry. Enjoy
a Trunk-or-Treat, food, game
booths, inflatables, hay rides,
costume contest, dunking
booth and more.

Costume party
The Nassau Sierra Club
will hold a Halloween party

offers Partners their own VIP entry into
the Alhambra, a specially designated
parking area, two guest passes and pre-
ferred pricing on special events and
"We created a level of season part-
nership where people can support the
theater, save some money on a ticket
and still afford a wonderful night out,"
said Smith. "The Partnership Packages
have always been a great way to save a
few dollars off the regular ticket price,
and it is currently the only way to get a
reduced-price ticket to the new
Alhambra. At the same time, we wanted
people to know we understand it's still
rough out there. With a Broadway
show, a great dinner and free parking at
under $50 per person, the Alhambra is
still the best cultural and entertainment
value in town."
Smith says the Alhambra is also
planning on debuting a concert
series, with dates and acts to be
named later. They are also committing
to a host of children's shows during
weekdays for schoolchildren as
well as again hosting its Summer
Theatre Camp, which debuted in July

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-
ins 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
For information call 261-
7020. www.islandart.org


One ticket, four pubs, a
wealth of historical information
about downtown Femandina
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 'geyou 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 gpeat 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.
Tickets may be purchased
at the museum of History for
$10/adults and $5/students.
Contact Thea at 261-7378,
ext. 105 or Thea@ameliamu-
seum.org for information.

with vampires, witches,
ghouls and more at Indigo
Alley, 316 Centre St., Oct. 31,
6-10 p.m.
Food will be provided with
a cash bar, live music by
Larry Magnum's band from
7-10 p.m. and dancing.
Costumes are encouraged,
with prizes awarded.
Proceeds will help cover
legal expenses for the Crane
Island lawsuit currently
before the Florida Supreme
Tickets at $35/$60 per
couple are on sale at Indigo
Alley and Amelia Home
Health on A1A across from
Lowe's and from Sierra Club
executive committee mem-
bers. Call 583-4388.
Halloween photos
Trick or treaters who
come by Island Photography
with a canned/non-perishable
food item to donate to
Barnabas will have their pic-
ture taken and receive a free
photo from 4-8 p.m. Oct. 31 at
Island Photography, 1401
Atlantic Ave., Fernandina
Beach. No appointments
required. For information call

FRIDAY. OCTOBER 22, 2010 LEISURE News-Leader


Discover 'New Horizons' in music

Music festival
The 14th Annual
Magnoliafest Music Festival
features another stellar line-
up with four days of per-
formances by veteran and
emerging artists, a Vending
Village with an eclectic
blend of food and a selec-
tion of original arts and
crafts and funky items and
New Orleans-style walking
parade at the Spirit of the
Suwannee Music Park,
3076 95th Drive, Live Oak
The festival also offers
interactive music workshops
and intimate access to per-
formers and instructors. The
festival is today 11 a m.- 2
am Oct 23. 10am -2
am. and Oct 24, 10 a m.-8
p m Visit
www magfest com
No one can put the 'true"
in troubadour quite like
Buddy Mondlock. with his
high clear voice, inventive
guitar and insightful lyrics
Mondlock will perform at
"An Evening of Story &
Song" Nov 6 al 8 p m in
Burns Hall at St Peter's
Episcopal Church Tickets
are $15 and available at
program sponsors First
Coast Community Bank.
1750 14th St, and Mixed
Media. AlA at Amelia Island
For a sneak preview,
visit BuddyMondlock corn
Call series hosts Mark and
Donna Paz Kaufman at
277-2664 for more informa-

Amelia Island
Amelia island Coffee.
207 Centre S1 hosts a
music circle on Saturdays
from 7-30-10 p.m featuring
great local musicians.
Admission is free and all are
welcome Come enjoy
dessert, coffee and music
Dogstar Tavern. 10 N
Second St.. live music. For
a listing of upcoming bands.
visit their Facebook page
online Call 277-8010
Falcon's Nest '
The Falcon's Nest, 6800
First Coast Hwy., DJ and
dancing 10 p m. to close
daily. Call 491-4242
The Green Turtle. 14 S
Third St live music Call
Instant Gmrove
The Instant Groove plays
each Thursday night at The
Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
Indigo Alley
Indigo Alley, 316 Centre
St Dan Voll & The Alley
Cats 8 p m to midnight
Saturday Frankie's Jazz
Jam Tuesdays for musi-
cians of all abilities (call
302-6086 or find "Frankie's -
Jazz Jam" on Facebook),
music trivia with Ken Cain
8-10 p m. Wednesday.
open mike night at 7-30
p m Thursdays and Ceroc
Blues dancing, with free les-

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save on larger purchases
including appliances, furni-
ture and more.
Private investigator-
turned-civil rights advocate
and author Suzanne
McComas with tips about
how guests can protect them-
selves and their families.
She's written two books
(Halfway to Somewhere and I
Still Dream Out) and is a
highly sought consultant for
the media.
Local and celebrity
chefs like Erika Davis from
Bravo's Top Chef Just
Desserts with easy recipes
and cooking tips at the
Cabinet Refacing USA
Celebrity Cooking Stage.
$140 in free health
screenings from the
AARP/Walgreens Wellness
Tour, including total choles-
terol levels, blood pressure,
bone density, glucose levels,
waist circumference and
body mass index.
"Ride and Drive." For
the first time, Chevrolet is
bringing in vehicles for
guests to test drive right on
site and every driver will
get a $10 Starbucks gift card.
Skin makeovers with

sons the first and third
Friday of the month with
Bean School of Dance.
Enjoy solo acts from 7-9
p.m. and 9-11 p.m. the sec-
ond and fourth Fridays. The
Secret Garden Courtyard
stage is open for the fall
Local musicians should call
Larry & The Backtracks
perform 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, the Turner
London Band Thursday
from 8 3'0 p m -midnight and
Friday and Saturday from
8.30 pm -12 30 am Call
261-1000 Visit
www okanes com
Palace Saloon
Enjoy live Reggae wnh
the band Pill Piil each
Monday at the Palace
Saloon on Centre Street,
and Billy Buchanan each
Tuesday with acoustic indie
rock. Catch Movie
Tuesday al Sheffield's with
films in high definition on the
big screen, free popcorn.
free admission Sheffield's
hosts social dancing, with
complimentary lessons at 7
p m and dancing at 8 p.m
Contact bill@thepalacesa-
loon.com or call 491-3332
Sandy Bottoms
Sandy Bottoms at Main
Beach 2910 Atlantic Ave
features a singer-songwnrier
competition starting at 7 30
p.m. Tuesday wnh the
theme pretty." live music
every Wednesday through
Saturday and dance night
every Friday from 7-11 p m.
Call 310-6904. Visit
www SandyBottomsAmelia.
Shucker's Oyster Bar,
942699 Old Nassauville
Road. Features live enter-
tainmrent Wednesdays from
6-10 pm and karaoke from
7 p m -midnight Saturdays
Call 277-2580

Sliders Seaside Grill.
1998 South Fletcher Ave.,
features The Macy's 6-11
p.m in the lounge and Billy
Buchanan 6-10 pm in the
tiki bar tonight- The Macy's
7-11 p m in the lounge,
Jason McGowan 1-5 p m
and Cason 6-10 p m. in the
liki bar Saturday: shaggin 4-
7 p.m in the lounge and
Hupp 2-9 p m. in the hiki bar
Sunday, and trivia 7-9 p m
Tuesday in the lounge Call
277-6652 Visit
www SlidersSeaside.com
Surf lineup
Surf Restaurant and
Bar, 3199 South Fletcher
Ave features live entertain-
ment Monday through
Saturday evenings and
karaoke at 7 p m
Thursday. Call 261-5711

products from Votre Vu, the
latest in luxury French skin
care, onboard their silver
Gulfstream. Also try the lat-
est colors and products in
the Belk Pavilion and get a
gift with purchase.
Fall rhakeovers from
the beauty experts at the
Belk Pavilion.
More than'400 exhibits
of fashion, accessories, gour-
met, gifts and home d6cor.
And learn the latest in health
care and fitness techniques,
business and finance, travel
ideas and much more.
Cafeteria and numerous
onsite concession areas, plus
area restaurants.
Show hours are 10 a.m.-8
p.m. today and Saturday and
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.
General admission is $10
adults, $5 ages 6-12 and
under six free with a paying
adult. Advance tickets are $7
at participating Panera loca-
Discount coupons are
available at www.southern-
Readmission tickets are $5.
Parking at Prime Osborn
Convention Center is $6.
For information visit
www.Souther nWomensShow.
com or call 1-800-849-0248. '

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A student, a pastor, a doctor and a
lawyer walk into a room ... It sounds
like the beginning of a joke, but it is a
typical Thursday night at Amelia Arts
People from all walks of life join
together once a week to play in the New
Horizon's Concert Band. The band,
which was formed at Amelia Arts
Academy in the summer of 2000, pro-
vides a place for instrumentalists of all
skill levels to play together and improve
their musicianship. The band plays Big
Band tunes, marches, swing, holiday
music and more.
"When I first started the New
Horizon's Band I didn't even know how
to put together my flute, let alone play
it!" says Kate Wiest, founding member of
the band and a Board of Directors mem-
ber. The members of the band span from
professionals to beginners like Wiest
and, according to Amelia Arts Academy
Director Pegge Ealum, "That's what

'Wefeel everyone has musi-
cal potential that can be
developed by their participa-
tion in the band.'

makes it special. The band allows veter-
an players to sharp their knowledge,
while beginners have a chance to learn.
The end result is a band that plays well
together and sounds great!"
According to Roy Ernst, founder of
the New Horizon's International Music
Association, the idea.is to provide an
entry point to music making for adults,
including those with no musical experi-
ence at all and those who were active in
school music programs but have been

inactive for a long period.
"The New Horizon's Program is inclu-
sive, unlike many other music perform-
ance programs that are exclusive. There
are no auditions we feel everyone has
musical potential that can be developed
by their participation in the band," says
The band also enjoys sharing its love
for music with the community. Amelia
Arts Academy presents two free con-
certs Yearly.that feature the band, in
addition to numerous visits to assisted
living facilities and community events
that include the downtown Fernandina
Beach Fourth of July festivities.
See the Amelia Arts Academy's New
Horizon Concert Band play Big Band
music*nd-more on Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at
the Aniel lantatiou Chapel. The con-
'.-rt is tL nd opeinto the public. For
more 'i..l ation about upcoming con-
certs or Joming the band, contact Amelia
Arts Academy at 277-1225.


Heritage commission seeks input

The Gullah/Geechee
Cultural Heritage Corridor
Commission (GGCHCC) is
seeking input on three prelim-
inary alternatives it developed
for managing the
Gullah/Geechee Cultural
Heritage Corridor over the
next 10 years.
The preliminary alterna-
tives outline basic manage-
ment concepts and implemen-
tation ideas. Comments must
be received by Tuesday to be
"Based on the responses
we receive, we will then
reevaluate these preliminary
alternatives and select a pre-
ferred alternative," said
Emory S. Campbell,
GGCHCC Chairman. "The
preferred alternative could be'
one of the three alternatives
we've developed, a combina-
tion of ideas from more than
one of the alternatives, or an
entirely new alternative. All of
this information will then be
included in the Management
Plan/Enviro n mental
Each preliminary alterna-
tive presents a different guid-
ing framework for manage-
ment. A newsletter with
information about each and a
comment sheet has been dis-
tributed to partners, stake-
holders, and attendees from
last year's public meetings.
The information can be
viewed by visiting
To send comments, click
on "Comment on Document"
and fill out the online com-
ment form. Handwritten or
printed comments in letter or
note form also may be mailed

to National Park Service,
DSC-P-Andrew Coburn, P.O.
Box 25287, Denver, CO
Preliminary Alternative
A, the "No-Action
Alternative," is a continuation
of the status quo and is
required to be considered by
federal law. Under this alter-
native, the management plan
would not be completed. The
GGCHCC would still be
authorized to operate, but
. would lack the guiding man-
agement framework of the
management plan and would
not be eligible for funding
through the Nitional Park
Service National Heritage
Area program. The GGCHCC
would have to raise all funds
required for implementation.
Preliminary Alternative
B, "Document to Sustain and
Inform about
Gullah/Geechee People and
Culture," focuses on strate-
gies designed to document
and archive the history and
resources of the corridor, pro-
mote community-based par-
ticipatory research and com-
munity training opportunities,
and share Gullah/Geechee
history and resources with
the Gullah/Geechee commu-
nity, residents, visitors and
Preliminary Alternative
C, "Empower Gullah/
Geechee People and
Perpetuate and Sustain the
Culture," focuses on strate-
gies designed to educate
residents and visitors, particu-
larly youth; enhance econom-
ic opportunities; protect natu-
ral resources; and perpetuate
traditional skills, arts and

The alternatives were
developed using the input
received from the public over
the course of 21 public meet-
ings held across the corridor.
in 2009; Public Law 109-338,'1
Subtitle I (the law that estab-
lished the corridor); and input
from the GGCHCC and public
and private stakeholders.
The comments have been.
captured in the document
entitled "Public Scoping
Comment Analysis Report". It
can'be viewed online by visit-
ing http://parkplanning.
nps.gov/guge and clicking on
"Gullah/Geechee Cultural
Heritage Corridor, NHA" at
the bottom of the page, then
clicking on "Document List"
on the left side of the screen,
and then clicking on the docu-
meit title.
"Please let us know
what you like or dislike about
the preliminary alternatives .
and whether we have left any-
thing out. It is important to be
specific," Campbell said. "You
might like a particular prelim-
inary alternative concept, but
disagree with one or more of
the potential implementation
actions. You may dislike por-
tions or all of one of the pre-
liminary alternative concepts,
but like the implementation
actions. You may even have
an entirely different vision for
how the area should be man-
aged. If so, please let us know.
Your suggestions, and ideas
will guide the GGCHCC in
developing the best manage-
ment framework for the corri-
Stay up-to-date with other
Gullah/Geechee Cultural
Heritage Corridor develop-
ments at www.nps.gov/guge.

Barbecue competition Nov. 6 downtown

Put your skills to the test
at the city of Fernandina
Beach Fall BBQ Competition
Nov. 6 at the downtown water-
front in parking lots C and D.
Judging is at 12:30 p.m.; the
event opens at 1 p.m.
Each team will be provid-
ed 50 pounds of Boston Butt
for the pork category and/or
50 pounds of beef brisket. A

small sample will be present-
ed for judging and the rest
will be put at the community
table for the public to enjoy.
Fee is $75 or one category
or $125 for both, due by Oct.
29 at the Atlantic Avenue
Recreation Center. Each com-
petitor's grill must have a fire
extinguisher on hand.
Tickets will be available

for $10 to the public to enjoy
the teams' masterpieces, ,,
sides and beverages (water
and iced tea) included. Also
enjoy yard games, view the
cooking stations and listen to
the Klassic Kountry Boys
beginning at 11:30 a.m.
For more information, call
Jay at 277-7350 or email

The Gullah/Geechee
Cultural Heritage
Committee of Northeast
Florida will present its
annual Worship by the
Sea program today with
an inaugural celebration
in Jacksonville.
Participants will gather
at 5:30 p.m. for "Healing
on the St. Johns River:
Gwine ta da Dock fa Getta
da Flock" at the
Jacksonville Landing's
water taxi dock, 2
Independent Drive.
The festivities include
a brief excursion on the
river that will feature
Queen Quet, Chieftess of
the Gullah/Geechee
Nation, left at last year's
ceremony, leading a
sacred ancestral tribute
ceremony. Water taxi fare
is $5.

Taste of




The 19th annual "The
Taste of Amelia Island," a
culinary fair to benefit the
Nassau County Volunteer
Center, will be held Nov. 19
at the Omni Amelia Island
Plantation Ballroom.
The theme this year is
"Ring in the Holiday
Season!" Twenty restau-
rants and wine purveyors
will highlight their cuisines
and fine wines.
Cocktails will be served
from 6:30-7 p.m. and the
Taste will be from 7-9 p.m.
Semi-formal attire is
required. Convenient park-
ing will be available.
The event will feature
music, dancing and a silent
Tickets are $40 and
available 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 Credit Union (14th
Street) and the Nassau
County Volunteer Center
(1303 Jasmine St., Suite
For tickets call 261-2771,
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100 ANNOUNCEMENTS 204 Work Wanted 403 Finandai-Home/Property 606 Photo Equpment & Sales 619 Business Equipment 800 REAL ESTATE 813 Investment Property 858 C.:.rd Lnfurn; 'd
10t Card of Thanks 205 Live-in Help 404 Money To Loan 607 Antiques-Collectibles 620 Coal-Wood-Fuel 801 Wanted to Buy or Rent 814 West Nassau County 859 Hemr. .;-Frr,,or,.,d
102 Lost & Found 206 Child Care 500 FARM & ANIMAL 608 Produce 621 Garden/Lawn Equipment 802 Mobile Homes 815 -Kingsland/St. Marys 860 ,- .
103 In >lemoriam 207 Business Opportunity 501 Equipment 609 Appliances 622 Plants/Seeds/Fertilizer 803 Mobile Home Lots 816 Camden County 861 Vacation Rentals
104 Personals 300 EDUCATION 502 Livestock & Supplies 610 Air Conditioners/Heaters 623 Swap/Trade 804 Amelia Island Homes 817 Other Areas 862 Bed & Breakfast
105 Public Notice 301 Schools & Instruction 503 Pets/Supplies 611 Home Furnishings 624 Wanted to Buy 805 Beaches 850 RENTALS 863 Office
106 Happy Card 302 Diet/Exercise 504 Services 612 Muscial Instruments 625 Free Items 806 Waterfront 851 Roommate Wanted 864 Warehouse
107 Special Occasion 303 Hobbies/Crafts 600 MERCHANDISE 613 Television-Radio-Stereo 700 RECREATION 807 Condominimus 852 Mobile Homes 901 TRANSPORTATION
108 Gift Shops 305 Tutoring 601 Garage Sales 614 Jewelry/Watches 701 Boats & Trailers 808 Off Island/Yulee 853 Mobile Home Lots 901 Automobiles
200 EMPLOYMENT 306 Lessons/Classes 602 Articles for Sale 615 Building Materials 702 Boat Supplies/Dockage 809 Lots 854 Room 902 Trucks
201 Help Wanted 400 FINANCIAL 603 Miscellaneous 616 Storage/Warehouses 703 Sports Equipment Sales 810 Farms & Acreage 855 Apartments-Fumished 903 Vans
202 Sales-Business 401 Mortgage Bought/Sold 604 Bicycles 617 Machinery-Tools-Equip. 704 Recreation Vehicles 811 Commercial/Retail 856 Apartments-Unfurn. 904 Motorcycles
203 Hotel/Restaurant 402 Stocks & Bonds 605 Computers-Supplies 618 Auctions 705 Computers & Supplies 812 Property Exchange 857 Condos-Furnished 905 Commercial


102 Lost & Found
reward. Please call (478)719-3641.
FOUND KEYS on Clinch Dr. Call to
identify (904)261-4223. Ask for Mike.
LOST BENGAL CAT Female, 6 lbs.,
black tortoise shell w/gold face & paws,
vicinity Food Lion on Sadler Rd. Please
call (912)227-6969.
on Tues., on S. 14th St. Please call
261-3002 or 753-4573. Must identify
to acquire the dog.
WALKING STICK and needs it'
Please call 225-0805 or (904)742-
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.
CAMERA at Central Park on Sat.
10/2. Please call (843)259-8697.



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currently has the following
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PRN As Needed "Fill In"
Cook S 12/1HIr
PRN Weekend Cook $12/Hr

Qualified candidates must have
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experience is preferred.

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104 Personals

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S 105 Public Notice
3. HOLLAND, INC. terminated serv
ice in Nassau County effective April 1,
2009. Contact P.O. Box 916, Fernan-
dina Beach for further information.

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 will 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, o r 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

with great customer service skills.
Please call (904)556-3414. Tangles
Hair Salon.

S 201 Help Wanted

ACT NOW! New pay increase. 37-43
cpm. Excellent benefits. Need CDL-A &
3 mos recent OTR. (877)258-8782.
www.meltontl-ruck.com. ANF
STYLE AMERICA is hiring licensed
Hair Stylists. Full time & part-time
positions available. Call Jocelyn at
(904) 449-4593.
is now accepting applications. No
nights or weekends. Background
check. Drug free workplace. Must be
21 or older. (904)261-6262. Must have
own vehicle.
Companies desperately need employ-
ees to assemble products at home. No
selling, any hours. $500 wkly potential.
Info 1-985-646-1700 DEPT. FL-1380.
DRIVERS CDL-A drivers. No experi-
ence, no problem! Need more training?
We can help. Must be 23. (888)632-
5230. www.JoinWiltrans.com. ANF
TRAILER TRUCKIN' as it should be!
Star Transportation. Home most week-
ends. Class A CDL. Company drivers.
Exc pay, Rider Program, medical, 401K;
pd holidays & vac. Owner Opera-tors.
Check out the best pkg in the industry.
(800)416-5912. ANF
COLONIAL LIFE seeks entrepreneu-
rial professional w/sales exp to become
a District Mgr. Life/Health lic. is req'd.
Substantial earnings potential. Pis con-
tact meredith.brewer@coloniallife.com
or call (904)424-5697. ANF
MALE CNA or experienced worker for
steady job with elderly male in Fern.
Bch. 6-8 hrs/day, 7 days/wk needed,
so potential job-sharing available. Send
resume & ref's to 2732 Eastwood Dr,
Decatur, GA 30032 or email:
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-HELP. A message from the
News-Leader and the FTC.
Espressos Cafe, Amelia Island
Fully Competitive Compensation
Fax Resume To (904)491-9810
Clerk Needed Exp. preferred. Apply
at Holiday Inn Express, 76071 Sidney
PI., Yulee or call 904-849-0200.

201 Help Wanted

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
The Tribune & Georgian, a twice
weekly newspaper coverng 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
countywide 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 email
at editorl(Stds.net tds.net> or by mail to Tribune &
Georgian, P.O. Box 6960, St. Marys,
GA, 31558. No phone calls, please.
ORIVERS Food tanker drivers need-
ed. OTR positions avail now. CDL-A w/
tanker req'd. Outstanding pay & bene-
fits. Teams welcome. Call (877)484-
3042, www.oakleytransport.com. ANF
is now hiring Hair Stylist, Esthetician &
Massage Therapist. For further info call
Maria 206-0786, 1897 Island Walkway.
function in a physician practice located
in Fern. Beach. Please submit resume
to fax # 912-729-3455.

203 Hotel/Restaurant
Must have 5+ years serving and ex-
tensive cashier exp. Proficiency in Mic-
ros a plus. Excellent starting rate with
opportunity for advancement. Resume
and references required. Call (985)
273-9121 to schedule appointment. ,

Motor Graders, Core Drill, Farm Tractors,
Service & Bucket/Sign Trucks, Single Axle Dumps,
Flatbed Trucks, Paving Equipment, Suburbans, Tahoes,
Durangos, Late Model Chevrolet, Ford and Dodge Pickups
For details, visit: www.jmwood.com
J. M. Wood Auction Co, Inc.
(334) 264-3265
BryantWood AL LIC #1137

I 204 Work Wanted
(904)321-4087. Thank you.
Small jobs welcomed. (904)583-1465
FALL IS IN THE AIR Limbs & leaves
are everywhere. Call Peter for your
complete lawn care. (904)624-5432 or
Free estimate. (904)321-7799
starting at $649.00 installed. Call
(904)491-4383 or (904)237-7324.

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-
ute of Maint. (866)314-3769. ANF

306 Lessons/Classesl

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

403 Finance

CASH NOW Get cash for your
structured settlement or annuity
payments. High payouts. Call J.G.
Wentworth 1-866-SETTLEMENT (1-
866-738-8536). Rated A+ by the
Better Business Bureau. ANF

502 Livestock
& Supplies
baled, complete feed. Guaranteed
nutrition & weight. 14% minimum
protein. Call (478)374-4667 or visit:
www.agdanielcompany.com AG Daniel

503 Pets/Supplies
(5) GIRL BUNNIES Free to good
home. Full grown & very friendly.
Please call (904)225-0889.
PUPPY 6 mos. old. Neutered &
shots. Housebroken. Sweet. Free to
good home. (904)335-0982

601 Garage Sales
10/23, 8am-lpm. 403 Tarpon Ave.
Antiques, furniture, household,
clothing, appliances, tools, sports
equip., toys, artwork, collectibles.

VINTAGE LINENS & table cloths,
shawls, ethnic & leather purses,
Shabby Chic, lamps, art, floral tapestry
pullout couch $300. Sat. 10/23, 8am-?
125 S. 6th St. (617)283-7600

HUGE YARD SALE Sat. 10/23, Sam-
1pm. 519 S. 7th .St. Furniture,
antiques, lots of misc. good things.

Annual Neighborhood Yard Sale
Sat. 10/23, 8am-3pm, off of Bailey
Road on Isle de Mai. Multi-family,
something for everyone. Rain or Shine.
No early birds please!

Chairs, tables, side table, kitchenware,
antique corner hutch, church pew,
benches, quilts, pillows, crafts, dolls,
stereo, Indonesian art pieces, pictures,
patio shade cloth, vanity table, rugs,
trunk, & cedar chest, etc. Fri. 10/22 &
Sat. 10/23, 8am-2pm. 108 Ocean
Ridge Dr., off Simmons Rd. in Ocean
Ridge. Other neighbors doing sales,
too. Come look!

96208 PINEY ISLAND Sat., 7am-
2pm. 5,Rain or shine. Kitchen table,
chairs & hutch. Leather chair & otto-
man, gym equip like new, cherry
hutch, fridge., patio furn., DW, pic-
tures, clothes, knick-knacks and more.

10/23, 8am-lpm. 2192 Calais Ln. (in
Amelia Arbors). Household items,
clothes, 6 game table, sporting

ESTATE SALE Estate of Jeri
Byrum. Some of you will remember
her shop, "Jeri's This N' That". This
is the first of several sales for this
estate. Come see the huge selection
of glassware, china, stoneware,
pottery, records, books, enamel-
ware, primitives, tools, bottles,
decanters, furniture, prints, frames,
display cases. Lamps, oil lamps,
toys, kitchenware, rugs, windows,
shelving, wood molding, yard tools,
baskets, insulators, bird baths, cast
iron, even a sink & bathtub! Thelsale
starts Wed. 10/20 and will continue
thru Sat. 10/23. The hours are 8am
thru 3pm. Pack a lunch, this is one
of the biggest sales we've done. The
location of the sale is 86204 Hayley
PI., Yulee, FL 332097. Take Harts Rd.
off AlA, about 1/3 mile on left is
Hayley PI., take the first dirt road &
follow the drive to the barn. Look for
our red & white signs along the way.

YARD SALE Sat. 10/23, 8am-?
86480 Sand Hickory Trail off of Miner
Rd. in Yulee. Baby items, housewares,
some furniture, men's clothes.

10/22 & Sat. 10/23, 8am-2pm. 85542
Blackmon Rd., Yulee. Go to end of
Miner Rd., turn left onto Haddock, then
right on Blackmon. (904)225-3876

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601 Garage Sales

MARSH LAKES Fri. & Sat., 9am-
1pm. (2) households. Vintage cloth-
ing, jewelry, Fenton glassware, ant-
iques, furniture, plants, barstools,
tools. 97145 & 97149 Woodstork.
No Early Birds.

Bridgeview Self Storage, 474431 E.
SR 200. Food, sno-balls, pirates, &
lots more. Lots of great deals. Doors
open at 8am, Sat. 10/23. 261-5066
YARD SALE 127 S. 17th St. 1977
Jeep C37, sheet metal brake. Sat.
much to list. Sat., 8am-2pm. No early
birds, please. 95004 Sea Hawk PI.,
Fiddler's Walk Subd. off Barnwell Rd.
Sat., 8am-2pm. 95029 Justin Ct.,
Nassauville. Children's toys, clothes,
golf clubs, washer, electronics,
antiques, furniture, cookware, couches,
books, etc. Rain or shine!
9am-2pm. 115 S. 6th St. (NO EARLY
BIRDS). Lots of items for sales!
Multiple family on Amelia Circle. Sat.
10/23, 8am-12pm. Furniture, clothes,
little bit of everything.
November 6, 2010, BAM-4PM
Space available at $25.00 each.
No middleman! If interested in
reserving your spot, please call
(904)206-4170. Limited spacing,
first come, first serve. Pre-payment
only in advance, cash only and non-
refundable. Early Impressions 112
S. 3rd St. in downtown Fernandina.
GARAGE SALE Cabinets, book-
shelves, vacuum cleaners, household
items, Christmas items, red wagon, too
much to list. Sat. 10/23, 9am-2pm.
2054 Village Ln.
Fri. 10/22 & Sat. 10/23, 8am-? 100's
of best selling books, records, cass-
ettes, clothes, vintage dishes, Gator &
Jag Items, old watches, jewelry, &
more. Follow signs & balloons: Eider &
Ibis Ct's. off Simmons Rd.

611 Home Furnishings
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.
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

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. +
secunty 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 Gedceon at
Oceanfront Realty (904)261-8870.
I 806 Waterfront I

808 Off Island/Yulee
HOUSE FOR SALE 94306 Duck Lake
Dr., Holly Pointe 3BR/1.56A on 3/4
acre. New paint & carpet, huge
mechanic garage, quiet. Front & back
porch. $115k (904)294-4447 Jennifer

1811 Commercial/Retail
FOR SALE in Yulee, FL. Business
property with 1500 sq. ft. building on
paved corner 1 acre, zoned CI, on
US17 South. (904)704-1933

812 Property Exchange

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

851 Roommate Wanted
island house. Prefer non-smoker. Dog
okay. $450/mo. + deposit. 277-0040

852 Mobile Homes
2BR UNIT on private property.
$635/mo. + $685 deposit. 335-6121
3BR/2BA $750/mo. + $600 dep. No
smoking. Lake view, Callahan. Quiet,
private lane. regalos@att.net or
acre. $875/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
FRESH PAINT 3BR/2BA on fenced
1/2 acre. New flooring, new appliances,
quiet cul-de-sac. $850/mo. + $1000
deposit. (904)613-2529

Waterfront Homes & Lots Call 2BR/1BA. Service animals only. $600/
(904) 261-4066 for information. C.H. m. + $400 deposit. Call (904)261-
Lasserre, Realtor. 9729.

SALE off Will Hardee Rd. Fri. 10/22 quick sale! $325,000. Amelia Coastal STATIONERY RV FOR RENT Weekly
& Sat. 10/23, 8am-12 noon. Realty (904)261-2770. & monthly rates. (904)225-5577

1602 Articles for SaleI
SEARS CRAFTSMAN air compressor,
3hp, 20 gal., $100/OBO. Scotts push
mower, $50. Large wheelbarrow, $20.
Large garage fan, $15. (904)583-0753
HOSPITAL BED for sale. Like new.
Call (904)261-5981 or 415-2036.

1 603 Miscellaneous
CHEER Irish Cream Kahlua. Send
$2.00 & S.A.S.E. to P.O. Box 22,
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035.

607 Antiques
& Collectibles
off. Amelia Island Antiques, 5210 First
Coast Hwy. (904)321-1314. DEALER 49
ONLY. Come in, make offer.
Antique Gold Framed Mirror 37x50.
Antique occasional table 33x21x30.
Pair Victorian side chairs. Antique claw
foot table w/5 leaves. White bamboo
king headboard. 261-0884

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.

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Just Steps from Restaurants, Shopping,
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855 Apartments
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
STUDIO APT. Beautifully furnished.
A.I., gated, includes all utilities, short-
term rental. Beach access. No smok-
ing. $800. (904)206-1071, 321-4262
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@hilton.com

856 Apartments
SMALL 1BR APT. 200' from the
ocean. All utilities except electric
included. No smoking. Svc pets only.
.Quiet. $600/mo. (904)335-1665
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.,
Fernandina Beach; (904)277-7817.
Handicap Accessible units available.
This institution is an equal opportunity
provider and employer.
1BR/1BA Ceramic tile throughout.
Water/sewer furnished. Inside Callahan
city limits. (904)628-0167
2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE Close to
the beach. Long term only. Available
now. $775. (904)277-1818 (9am-
4pm); 261-8132 evenings. ,
HOUSE Completely remodeled.
Gorgeous views. $1300/mo. (904)321-
4366 or (904)557-8220

Sand Dollar Villas
Bank Owned 2BR/2BA top floor unit, great rental
potential. Call for showing $274,900
523 S. Fletcher Ave
3BR/2BA Home, Ocean view, Zoned for
short term rental! $349,500
St. Mary's River
Large parcel on river and HWY 17, $99,000
Curtiss H. Lasserre Real Estate I c.
3032 S. 8th St.,Fernandina Beach, FL
(904) 261-4066 ..

2 Bedrooms Starting at $650/mo.
$99'0 Deposit.
SWID Connections
-/ Large Closets
SPrivate Patios
Sparkling Pool
Tennis Courts
I Exercise Room
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20 minutes to Jacksonville
or Fernandina.
City Apartments with Country Charm!

(904) 845-2922
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Apartments Sat. /Sun. by Appt.

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Saturday October 23rd, 2010

1 till 4pm

785 Geiger Rd
Vintage Style Cape 3BR/2Ba 2490 asf.
Two Master BRs Acre lot $199,500

1905 Sea Oaks
Tidewater @ Ocean Reach 3BR/2BA 1948 asf.
Formal LR & DR Greatroom $279,900

95273 Village Dr.
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nished 2-story 2BR/2.5BA. Renovated,
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2BR/2BA fabulous villas. $1200/mo., 6
month lease, + utilities. $1400/mo.,
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Pool, tennis, 2 blocks from beach.
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townhouse, 1477 sq. ft., garage,
screened porch. $1100/mo. Darlington
Realty, Inc. (904)261-8030
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.
dryer, upstairs flat. $750. Available
now. Darlington Realty, Inc. (904)261-
STONEY CREEK 1st floor 2BR/2BA,
all Whirlpool apple's incl W/D. Screened
porch, nice wooded view. $950/mo. +
dep (904)261-4249 or (904)753-2466
2.5BA, 1631 sq. ft., garage, close to
shopping. $1195. Nick Deonas Realty,
Inc. (904)277-0006
CAPE SOUND CONDO 2782 sq. ft.
3BR/3.5BA, gated community, pool,
fitness center. 41500. Available now.
Darlington Realty, Inc. (904)261-8030
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
OCEAN VIEW CONDO (like 'new)
corner unit at 833A Tarpon Ave. 2/1.5
w/pvt patio. Furn or unf. $1050/mo.
SeaHorse Properties (904)432-8184.
DR. 1st floor, 2BR/2BA, W/D, refrig.,
screened porch, hardwood floors, 1-car
gar $90O/mo Call (904)261-8913.

606 N. 15TH ST. 3BR/2BA 1850sf, Ig
Florida/gameroom w/pool table, tile &
wood floors. $1250/mo + dep. Pis call
(904)753-2067 for more details.
603 N. 15TH ST. 3BR/2BA, 2-car
garage, large fenced backyard. $995.
Pet w/deposit. Nick Deonas Realty, Inc.
house, 2-car gar., all appl's, upgraded
kitchen, vaulted ceilings, cable includ-
ed. Mins from Jax, A.I., Kings Bay &
beaches. $1100/mo. (904)334-0806
FOR SALE OR RENT Very nice brick
home, Yulee. 3BR/1BA LR, dining area,
fully equip'd kit., hdwd floors, well, wtr
softener, fenced yard, storage shed.
$900/mo + $900 dep. 904-261-2132
EGANS BLUFF 3BR/2BA, 2200sf,
fenced, close to beach. Pets consid-
ered. Lawn care included. Available
11/1. $1550/mo. (571)201-5872
3BR/2BA near Elementary School.
Single car garage, washer/dryer hook-
up. $950/mo. (904)556-1641
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.
Centre St. & 5 min. to Main, Beach.
1BR/1BA $650/mo. Water incl. No
smoking. Svc pets only. 864-325-4366
LOFTON POINTE 4/2, 2002sf.
$1325/mo. NORTH HAMPTON 3/2.5
2009sf, pvt golf course & lake views,
$1600/mo. Call Don Brown Realty
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*3BR/2BA Home on Amelia Island
with beautiful view of Egans Creek.
1,534 approx sq.ft. $ 1,400/mo. + Util.
*730 S. 14th St, 3BR/IBA $900/mo.
+utilities, $1,000 sec. dep.
* 1334 Atlantic Ave. 3BR/ IBA.I,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.,
$l,350/mo. + utilities. Lease with
possible option to buy.
*309 South 6th Street, 3BR/2BA,
1718 approx. sq.ft. available possible
Nov. ist $1,400/mo. + utilities.
*Marsh Lakes, 36 Teal Ct. Town
House. 3BR/2BA w/EFF I BR over 2
car garage $1,350/mo. comm. pool
tennis ct.
*3BR/2BA home, 95584 Alligator
Creek Road 1,120 approx. sq. ft.
$990/mo. + util.
LY 2BR/ IBA Oceah-view. 487 S.
Fletcher. Special Fall monthly rates.
All util, wi-fi,TV & phone

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SApprox 1,800 s.f. 1839 S. 8th St

Adjacent to Huddle House
$2,250/mo lease + tax, also consider-
ing sale.

S1,243 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,

*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 2111 Sea Island
Ct. Call Patricia, 556-9586 (Realtor).
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. Fernandina Beach. (305)308-6505

1861 Vacation Rentals
Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
Realtor, for special rates.

1 863 Office
Office Space Includes utilities &
janitor. Medium $150, large $325, &
office suites avail. Jasmine Office
Center. Call (904)583-0058.
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

1864 Commercial/Retail
DEERWALK Prime high visibility
location on AlA in O'Neal. 1250sf
units. Curtiss Lasserre Real Estate

901 Automobiles
ture Limited 15,000 miles, like new,
showroom condition, always garaged.
$20K. Call 277-4727, Amelia Island.
2002 FORD EXPLORER Eddie Bauer,
leather, dark blue, one owner, all
maintenance records, great condition.
$6,500. 277-2001

S902 Trucks
FORD F-150 1999 XLT Tow
package, 4X4 drive, V-8. 100,000
miles. $7,000 FIRM. Call (904)277-

* 18 Iarrison Creek (The Plantation) 5BR/5BA/2 half BA. 3200 Fletcher Ave C-2 (Ocean Dunes)- 2BR/2BA Fully fur-
Ctiloii illt home overlooking the marsh and Amelia River. Pool,. rised cod o 2dfloo. Fileplae in living icon. Covered back
oidol liine.ple. patio living area, boae dock w, lift, and r cai deck overlooks commiunily pool and has gleat ocean views. $1300
g ,aig. 'otissionail kitchen, granite countertops, two laundry
ioom Master suile on nimae level. Three BR suites plus recreation CONDO/TOWNHOME/APARTMENTS
lon &, sludy upstairs. rivaete in-law suite. Call for pricing. 2700 Mizell Avenue #103B (Amelia Woods) 1BR/1BA
* 610 N. 15th Street 3BR/28A Home ,with ceramic tiled floors Spacious condo only a short walk to the beach. Large front and
andi capeled bedrooils. Laige great room, screened porch, and back decks. community pool and tennis courts. Convenient to
icIR. iCd in back yard. $S 119 schools. shopping, and restaurants. $800
509 N. 14th, Street- 3BR/1BA Home with one car garage. Ceramic
li1e i Iang reas, carpeled bed romis. Open kitchen, ceiling fans.* 836 Laura Street 2BR/2BA upstairs Duplex, ceramic tile
Lige front & back'vards. $950 thiougliout, Inige deck in back, garage, includes water & sewer.
* 96587 Commodore Point Drive (Heron Isles), 4BR/2BA Horme 1582 Park Lane (Amelia Park) Studio apartment with new
appiox 1.100 s in newer subdivision. Split floor plan with eat-in print and new carpet. Centrally localed on the island. $650
kitchen. Basic cable included. Community playground. $129S 2483 A First Avenue- 28R/2BA Fully furnished duplex only a
*95623 Arbor Lane 3BR/1.5BA Brick home on large lot. Ceiamiic block from tile beach. Back porch with shaded backyard. $800
ii. Fillliii' i^ si 5 I* ir 511 2743 B Olcean Drive v RK/I.5BA Recently remodeled to vi-
* 87073 Raddin Road 3.R!/2BA Modula home with bonus ioomin,ho lst close ei tihe .1 .i.,1 r. ,,,,- ...,, ,A-
firepla ian laminate flooi ing. Partially fiiced back yard plus stoi- iops, iinhoo loor.,. I ,i .i.. .
Iag, shd. tPoich oliolTnl andi back of honice. $925 back patio. $ 1000
* 86160 Remsenibur Drive (North Ilampton)- 5BR/ 1BAA tHoie oni
golt coi se lot. Community pool. 1 .11 .... i ...I Rent 28140 A South Fletcher 2BR/1BA Ocean front downstairs
includes cable, internet, and alarm nn i., duplex, Beautiful views, easy access to the beach. $1150
FURNISHED HOMES ON ISLAND 2850 S. Fletcher UP 3BRK/1BA Upslails ocean front home with
* 3319 Sea Marsh Road 2BR/2BA Furnished condo in The beautiful views. Easy access to the beach. $1095
Pl:utalion. Gleat community amenities including two pools. $1100) 2700 Mizell Avenue Unit 304 (Amelia Woods) 3BR/2.56BA
* 403 Tarpon Ave Unit 423 (Ocean Park) 2BR/2BA Furnished Condo only one block fiomn the beach. Conununity pool and tennis
condo wilh ocean views nly a short walk tol te beaci. Approx, 1800 court. $925
sq.ft.. this unitl includes a washer and dnryer, covered balcony, plus i
2ca] sagine wilh eleveator access. Community pool clubhouse, grills. 95024 Sandpiper Loop (Sandpiper Villas) 3BR/3.5BA
$1650 Townhome on tile ocean. just north of The Ritz. i ,,, i .I1
* 95023 Sandpiper Loop (Sandpiper Villas)- 3BR/4BA Fully .fr- 1 p Itops double ov patio. 1995
nishledi l.uiy ,O tilhoulse with elevaloi, bons rooin with bi, a ls, plusolop io. $195
Iluti "s pantiv. Oceanfiron comlimnlily close to the Kit $1995 734 B Tarpon Avenue 2BR/2BA Downstails duplex on north
* 3200 S. Fletcher Ave D-1 (Ocean Dunes)- 2IR' 2BA Fully Fin- end. close to the beach. Water andl sew included. $1100
wished o'eau fonti ondo. ... in ... , i , ... i 925 Tarpon Avenue Unit 14 (Northpoint) 2BR/2BA Only a
a' ,I ,i slee io Io riii '.. ' ". t ... I I s ihot "lk t he beach. Cerarnnc tiled floors Ilhroughout.
eiioiiiluyi pc sI ol tics 1/ot silinel -dos!,. S1410 Commuinity pool. $950

If you are interested in renting your property, please give us a call.

Business is good and we need more inventory!

10 Sea Marsh 2944 sf. 31BR3.5BR located on .\melia Island
Plantation with .f i 1i ,.. il i-w .,I r....r ...i ,.!i. with
fireplace. Loft area. 2 car garage. Furnished or unfurnished.
No pets. On Island. ,$2, 10(0/mo

96268 Park 3000 sf. 4BR4.5BA two story honime located in
Oyster Bay. Porches front and rear overlooking canal.
Gourmet kitchen. Bamboo flooring throughout. WD0. Yacht
Club privileges. Pets allowed. Off Island. $2,195nmo

95208 Woodberry 2250 sf 4BR,3.5BA Summer Beach
home with tile floor throughout and large bonus room.
Screened in lanai, 2 car garage and. community pool. lawn
care and washer/dryer. On Island. $ 1,995/mo

95045 Buckeye 3095 sf. 3BR3BA in gated community.
Huge upgraded kitchen, large family room and covered
patio for entertaining. LIawrcare & V'I). Pets ok. Off Island.

5059 Summer Beach 150.i st. 3BMR2BA patio home with
pool located in gated Summer icach. Offered hirnished wilh
with two master suites. Pets allowed. On Island. S 1,600 ioo

2157 Pebble Beach 1992 sf 31Rl2.5BA town home in Cape
Sound. Hardwoods and carpet throughout. greatt Island
location! Pets allowed, On Island. S1.500/imo

86867 Cartesian 2552 sl, 41BR/2.5BA two story with
oversized backyard. Community is very convenient to Kings
Bay and 1 i, I ,,., ill. Pets ok. Off Island. $1,450t/mo

95141 Amalfi 2093 sf 3lBR2.5BA town home located in
the Villas of Summer Beach with community pool. Short
walk to beach. Lawn care and washer/dryer. Screened lanai.
Pets allowed. On Island. l-i5()0mo

Surf & Racquet #A110 1000 sf 1IR/1BA condo with
ocean and pool view. Furnished with all utilities. No pets. On
Island. $L-i00imo

76195 Deerwood 2757 sf. 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
I.R:DR and family room. Community is icry convenient to
Kings Bay and Jacksonville. Pets ok. Off Island. $1,350 noo

96196 Long Island 1800 sf 3BR3BA vwith office or th BR
located on cul-de-sac in Nassau Ike's Tile throughout.
Family room with fireplace. Kitchen with breakfast area.
Covered lanai. Lawn care. Pets allowed. Off Island.

1843 Windswept Oaks 1873 sf. Single family home in
Ocean Reach, large screened porch, with fenced back yard.
Close to the beach and shopping. Pets allowed. On Island.

86616 Meadowwood 1689 sf. 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. Pets ok.
Off Island. $1,295/mo

86624 Meadowwood 1902 s. 3BR/21BA on cul-de-sac.
Bonus family room with split floor plan. Security, irrigation
with huge back yard. Pets ok. Off Island, $1,275/mo

1719 Delorean 1407 sf 3BR/2BA Single family home
located on cul-dc'sac lot with fenced back yard. Open floor
plan. screened in porch. Close to shopping, schools and
restaurants and beach. No pets. On Island. $1,175./mo

2362 Boxwood 1 i60 sf. I BRiI BA condo located on Amelia
Island Plantation. Community pool. All utilities accept cable
included. Pets allowed. On Island, 51,100/mo

918 White 100 sf. 2B1R,2BA home located in Old Town
Fernandina. Beautifully landscaped yard and large wlk
around porch, large loft space perfect for a home office. Pets
allowed. On Island, $1,10()0,mo

Fernandina Shores #6400 1053 sf 2BR/1BA fully
furnished townhome just two short blocks to the beach. Pets
allowed, On Island. S 1.0501imo

1641 Park 1652 sf 2BR,2.5BA town home located in the
Island community of Amelia Park. Two master suites,
beautiful courtyard and two car garage. Pets ok. On Island.

Amelia Lakes #423 1 143 sf 2BR 2BA condo with fireplace.
Gated community with pool. tennis and workout center. Pets
allowed. Off Island. $850,ino

321 S. 3rd 890 sf. 3BRI 1BA home located in the Historic
District. Pets allowed. On Island. $800,mo

939 N. Fletcher 816 sq. ft. 2B1 1.BA upstairs beach town
house. Pets allowed. On Island. S(75inmo

939 N. Fletcher 816 sq. ft. 2RR'1.BA down stairs beach
town house. Pets allowed On Island. S650.inmo

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