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A sea turtle hatch-
ling is attracted toward
the light from the sun-
rise as it heads into the
waters of the Atlantic
Ocean to begin
its new life, above.
Doug Stuber of
Amelia Island Sea
Turtle Watch holds a
hatchling, one of six
stragglers found in the
first nest to hatch on
the island this summer.
Two nests, with monr-
than 100 eggs each.
were discovered to
have erupted with
hatchlings Saturday.

26% property tax cut for

water management board

PALATKA The St. Johns River
Water Management District
Governing Board approved a tenta-
tive budget Tuesday that reduces
property tax revenues by 26 percent
as part of Gov. Rick Scott's and the
Legislature's goals to reduce proper-
ty taxes and focus on the district's
core missions and responsibilities.
-The tentative rate will result in
$85.3 million in revenue that will be
part of a total $209 million budget that
will also be funded with prior years'
state and carryover funds, timber
sales, cattle leases, interest earnings
and permit fees.
Under the proposed 0.3313 mill-
,age rate -33.13 cents for every $1,000
of assessed property value the
owner of a $200,000 house with a
$50,000 homestead exemption would
pay $49:69 per year in property taxes
to the district. The district includes
Nassau County. .
"The tentative budget approved
today will allow the district to focus on
its core missions,.- l IuI.., I.. providing
some tax relief for property owners,"
said Governing Board Chairman
Leonard Wood of Fernandina Beach.
"While we will see some reduction in

the projects that the
:i',_c i undertakes
and cost-shares in,.
this budget will
fund our highest
Keeping his
promise to reduce
property taxes,
Scott a Scott signed legisla-
tion last month that
will save homeown-
ers and businesses throughout
Flbrida $210.5 million on property
taxes due in 2012. Senate Bill 2142
caps the taxes Florida's five water
management districts can assess on
residential and commercial proper-
Property owners in the Southwest
Florida Water Management District
will see11.- -.i n'+..ii. I :;.iings, a 36 per-
cent 1i -i,,, l
In addition, citizens will have more
access to information about each
water management district's budget.
Each district is required to provide a
:, ~). -d,11. financial statement to its gov-
erning board and make the informa-
tion available to the public on the dis-
trict's website.

"This property tax cut allows fam-
ilies and businesses to use more of
their hard-earned money in the way
they see'best, rather than having to
send it to a government agency," Scott
said. "In addition, with access to more
information about their water man-
agement district's budget, property
owners will be able to hold them
accountable for how every tax dollar
is spent."'
To achieve budget reductions and
ensure that core missions and respon-
sibilities are achieved, the St. Johns
district vill reduce:
Contractual services by $23 mil-
Employee.salaries and benefits
by $12 million
Cooperative funding by $7 mil-
Operating expenses by $3 mil-
The tentative budget allows the
St. Johns district to focus on projects
such as:
Priority restoration projects to
improve water quality and develop
alternative water supplies.
WATER Continued on 3A

'(The city) believed in its arguments,
but (the judge) just didn't agree
with us. In the end, you don'tfeel
like anyone's the winner'

City owes McGill

another $937,558

In a final
Fernandina Be
pay $1.2 million
attorney fees an
a legal dispute
port. The atto
The case,
concluded Ju
Judicial Circi
County, though
appeal the judg
fees. The total
judgment again
approaches $2
SCity Attorne
city has 30 day
appeal the late
sioners are sc
closed session
the case.
'This is a ju
favor of McGill,
believed in its.
Brian Davis) ju
"In the end,
one's the winne
not a fun proce
'There are


attorney fees
LA DAUGHTRY Sean McGill, vice president of McGill
ews-Leader Aviation, echoing Bach's sentiments.
"It's unfortunate that the city's refusal
judgment, the city of to recognize the issues at the airport
ach has been ordered to had to lead to this."
n to McGillAviation.for Accordingto City Finance Direct-or
nd associated costs over Patti Clifford, the city has reserved,
e at the municipal air- $1 million to pay for the McGill judg-
rney fees amounted to ment, but there has been no decision
as to where the re i!' I Ii money will
which began in 2004, come from. The entire judgment
ne 30 in the Fourth amount accrues an interest rate of 6
uit Court of Nassau percent annually, according to a court
gh the city could still document.
ment awarding attorney The city previously was ordered to
amount awarded in the pay McGill more than $750,000 in dam-
inst the city, including ages. About $300,000 of that is a rent
awarded .damages, credit of $3,084 that McGill is to
million, receive each month from.July 2008
eyTammi Bach said the through the end of its lease with the
's to decide whether to city in 2018.
st ruling. City commis- City of Fernandina Beach v. McGill
:heduled to meet in a Aviation Corp. was a complex case
this month to discuss that originated as a property dispute
between the city and its fixed-base
judgment completely in operator at the Fernandina Beach
," Bach said. "(The city) Municipal Airport. McGill Aviation
arguments, but (Judge mai4y handles fuel sales and light
st didn't agree with us." ground support.
you don't feel like any- According to Sean McGill, the trou:
er," Bach said. 'This is bles began in 2001 when the city decid-

ss and it's not a game."
no winners here," said

AIRPORT Continued on 3A

Pay raises for

city unions?

News-Leader ,
'You can't continue to
Fernandina Beach Commissioners vilify unions as always
tentatively agreed .last week to hold
down other payroll costs rather than being the badguy.
eliminating jobs or cost of living rais- VICE MAYOR TIM POYNTER
es for union employees.
Commissioner Arlene Filkoff also
suggested city departments couldfind of "fluff and unnecessary expenses"
ways to cut their own budgets in order from city departments "rather than
to make up for an anticipated budget cutting into the quick."
shortfall of up to $2.4 million in fiscal "What we're saying is (cutting) 2
year 2011-12. percent across the board," said Filkoff.
Vice Mayor Tim Poynter said at "We also strongly.suggest that people
the July 5 meeting that, after reviewing who know how to save money are the
City Manager Michael Czymbor's pro- people who do the work. We can save
posed cuts, he was not in favor of lay- money without having to perhaps lay
ing off three full-time and two part- people off. Laying off a (city) planner
time city employees as proposed or and talking about a strategic plan does-
eliminating a scheduled 3-4 percent n't make sense."
cost of living raise for unionized 'The rank and file know how much
employees, is being spent," said Commissioner
"I think it should be across the Eric Childers. "We should incentivize
board for everybody, including com- employees to come forward."
missioners," Poynter said. "You can't Commissioner Jeffrey Bunch said
continue to vilify unions as always city employee perks such as traveling
being the bad guy." to conferences are not necessary. "If
Regular, part-time and salaried it's not related to your job, then you
employees would not get pay raises, don't need to go," he said. "To me,
though all employees would be eligible that's a waste. A conference has noth-
for merit pay increases. Fire union ing to do with keeping certification."
employees got raises last year but not "I guess it would have been nice to
the year before. General union employ- know (what you wanted) back in
ees did not get raises last year but did April," Czymbor said to commission-
the year before. Salaried employees ers. "We could arbitrarily cut (the
got raises last year but not the previous budget) 10 percent as the county did.
year. We did (budget cuts) with a scalpel
Commissioner Arlene Filkoff said ,
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FRIDAY JULY 15.2011 NEWS News-Leader


Marc Giles Chambers

Mr. Marc Giles Chambers
54, beloved husband and devot
ed father, went to be with oui
Lord unexpectedly on Friday
morning, July 8, 2011, at the
Southeastern Georgia Health
System, Brunswick, Georgia
He was a former longtime res
ident of Virginia Beach
Virginia and was presently
residing in Fernandina Beach
Born in Hazen, Northl
Dakota, he was one of three
children born to the late
Laurance and Marjorie
Sommerdorf Chambers. He
was a graduate of Houghton
High School, Houghton
Michigan, Class of 1975. After
high school, Mr. Chambers
attended Michigan Technical
University where he graduat-
ed with a degree in Mining
Engineering and was a mem-
ber of Delta Sigma Phi frater-
nity. Upon graduation, he
worked at various mines
throughout the United States
'and Honduras. He then
Returned to Michigan Technical
University where he earned his
In 1984, he joined the United
State Air Force and was sta-
tioned at Robins Air Force
SBase, Warner Robins, Georgia;
-where he worked as a
Communications Officer,
obtaining the rank of Captain
:'" before being honorably dis-
Scharged on October 15, 1989.
As a young military officer, he
met his future wife, Elizabeth
'Jane Craft, whom he married
Son May 26, 1990. After mili-
tary service, Mr. Chambers
Attended Georgia
STechnological University where
he graduated with a Master's
: Degree in Mechanical
SEngineering. In 1991 he'accept-
Sed a.. position .with the
Department of Defense at the

Sandra Lynn Sapp
Mrs. Sandra "Sandi" Lynn
SSapp, 53, of Fernandina Beach,
.- FL passed away Monday after-
Snoon, July 11, 2011 at her resi-
Mrs. Sapp was born on July
11, 1958 in Tampa, FL the
Daughter of Doris and
SWoodrow Bagley of Nahunta,
GA. She was a 1977 graduated
from Ware County High School
; in GA. Mrs. Sapp loved read-
ihg her Bible, *'r'ii i aIif- '1- IC~.
: working with her flowers, and
most of all playing with her
Three Grandbabies. She was a
: member of Callahan
SEvangelistic Center.
Mrs. Sapp was a friend to
Everyone and an open heart to
all. She was famous for saying,
S"Just don't worry about'it, just
Spray, it will be okay. God has
San answer for everything." She
Swas late for everything and
: early for Heaven. ,
Along with her parents, she
Leaves behind her three loving
daughters, Holly Michelle

p ar
S- Panda
ages 3
- a.m.-n
- bamboo
: rience

-, A Portsmouth
Naval Shipyard
r in Portsmouth,
y *a Virginia as a
e Nuclear Shift
-- Test Engineer.
S j. In the Spring of
-* 2010, the
Chambers family moved to
Fernandina Beach, Florida as
,he accepted an invitation and
career promotion to come to
Kings Bay Naval'Station, Kings
Bay, Georgia.
Since the age of seven, he
had been an avid Boston Red
Sox fan, visiting Fenway Park
and attending a Red Sox game
Sin 2005. Mr. Chambers enjoyed
studying Genealogy, time with
his fraternity brothers, model
trains, movies and was an
accomplished Day Lily gar-
dener. While residing in
Virginia Beach, Marc and his
family were active members of
the Courthouse Community
United Methodist Church,
where he coached Upward
S He leaves behind, As wife of
21 years, Jane Chambers,
Fernandina Beach, Florida,
their children, Tyler Patrick
Chambers, Lauren Emily
Elizabeth Chambers, Claire
Louise Olivia Chambers, his
sister, Debbie "Deb" Massey
(Cecil), and a 'brother, Tim
Chambers (Sue).
His family will receive
friends from 2:00-4:00 pm on
Sunday, at the Oxley-Heard
Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at
1:00 pm on Monday in the
Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard
Funeral Home with Reverend
Hollie Tapley, of the Memorial
United Methodist Church of
Fernandina, officiating.
Please share his life story
at www.oxleyheard.com.
Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors

Bagley, Crissi
Lynn Sapp, and
Julia Nicole
Sapp, her three
whom she
loved with all
her heart and
soul, Zaylie Avlyn Blaise (Bug),
Zelan Blayne Sapp
(Sekte., rmtanR. and Lakin
Era:. lie i :. Flhnn.:r1 i \'. ,
S-... ,,. i [ f .. ra..,dm a [B .u. I
A brother, Gary Bagley of
Waynesville, GA and her sister,
Dian Ehret of Callahan, FL..
The family received friends,
from 5-7 pm on Wednesday at
Oxley-Heard Funeral Home.
Funeral services were held at
2:30 pm on Thursday, July 14,
2011 at Callahan Evangelistic
Center, with Rev. David Smith
officiating. She was laid to rest
following the service'in Bosque-
gello Cemetery.
Please share her e 1 iPt ry at
Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors


daMania them through something
called God Sightings.
e Bridge Family Each day concludes with a
lip Center will host .Rowdy Wrap-Up a celebra-
Mania, a free event for tion that gets everyone
-11, July 18-20 from 9 involved in living what they've
oon. Kids explore a learned. Family members and
oo forest filled with friends (also called Very
pandas, sing, play team- Important Pandas) are
games, eat treats, expe- encouraged to join in daily for
electrifying Bible this special time at 11:30 a.m.
tures, collect Bible The.Bridge is located at 85031
)ry Buddies and create Landover Drive.
Point crafts they'll take- Call 225-4860 or register
as they learn to look for online at www.thebridgeflori-
ice of God all around da.com.

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Monday, 5 p.m.
Letters to the editor:
Monday, 12 p.m.
Church Notes:
Monday, 5 p.m.
People and Places:
Thursday, 3 p.m.

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Seniors vulnerable to Internet scams

For the News-Leader

We're forever warning teenagers to
be careful online don't reveal personal
information to strangers, avoid scams,
report bullying behavior. The same
advice may be appropriate for grandma
and grandpa as well. Seniors are the
fastest-growing segment of new Internet
users, as they've discovered email,
online shopping and banking, social net-
working, traveling planning and other
online conveniences.
Even the most tech-savvy among us
sometimes fall prey to online scammers,
so if your parents or grandparents have
recently taken the online plunge, here
are some safety tips you can share:
Update security software. Make
sure their computers have anti-virus and
anti-spyware software and show them
how to update it regularly. =
Think like the bad guys. Even the
best software isn't 100 percent foolproof,
so teach them how to anticipate and
ward off annoying or criminal behav-
ior. For example:
Only open or download information
from trusted sites to which you navigat-
ed yourself. Don't assume a link con-
tained in an email, even from a friend,
will necessarily take you to a company's
legitimate website.
Don't click on pop-up windows or '
banners that appear when you're brows-
ing a site. :
Common email scams that target sen-

iors include offers for
discounted drugs
and low-cost insur-
ance, and supposed
warnings from the
IRS which inciden-
tally, never contacts
taxpayers by email.

Financial institutions never email cus-
tomers asking for verification of account
or password information.
When shopping online, look for safe-
ty symbols such as a padlock icon in the
browser's status bar, an "s" after "http"
in the URL address, or the words
"Secure Sockets Layer" (SSL) or
"Transport Layer Security" (TLS).
These are signs that the merchant is
using a secure page for transmitting per-
sonal information.
These are all common tricks used to
infect your computer with viruses or to
'install spyware that records your key-
strokes to obtain account or other confi-
dential information.
Use strong passwords. Believe it or
not, the most frequently used password
is "password." Other common, easy-to-
crack passwords include simple numeric
sequences and names of pets, spouses
and children. For more secure pass-
Use at least seven characters with a
mixture of upper and lower-case letters,
numbers ard symbols.
Use unique passwords for each
account in case one gets compromised.
Change passwords frequently.

Buddies and dreams

focus ofbreakfast

The July Breakfast Learn-
ing Series will explore the local
services and programs offered
by Best Buddies of Florida and
Dreams Come True.
The July 26 breakfast pro-
gram, the Magic of Friendship
and Dreams, will be held at 9
a.m. at the Nassau County
office of Family Support
Services of North Florida
(FSS), 87001 Professional Way
in Yulee.
Continental breakfast and
networking start at 8:30 a.m.
Register to attend by calling
225-5347 by July 22.
Rebekah Addy, program
expansion director for Best
Buddies, will discuss the value
of friendship and socialization
for children with intellectual
or developmental disabilities.
She will review the Best
Buddies programs available to
children and adults, and the
life-long impact they have.
Andrea Siracusa, special

projects manager for Dreams
Come True, will address what
having a dream granted means
for children with life-threaten-
ing illnesses and how Dreams
Come True turns a dream into
Both speakers will discuss
volunteer 'and community
involvement, and their roles
in achieving local successes
through the programs.
FSS Nassau offers the
Breakfast Learning Series to
social services professionals,"
foster/adoptive parents, rela-
tive caregivers, foster/adop-
tive-parents-to-be and the gen-
eral public on the fourth
Tuesday of every month. The
free program features guest
speakers who share informa-
tion, trends and insight into
'social services issue -.
'The FSS Nassau office is
located in the Lofton
Professional Plaza; offAlA, 2-
1/2 miles east ofUS 17.

Boat names reflect

changing lives

What's ii boat name? It's
hard to deny taking a guess
at the meaning of a name
painted across a boat's tran-
som it can reveal'much
about the personality of a
boat owner. But like the
wave tops constantly in
motion, the fluid nature of
boat names is also often a'
sign' of boater's changing
Have you started fishing?
Reel Crazy may be for you.
Recently divorced? Alimony
says it all. Have kids in
school? Tuition says it best.
Regardless of ever-chang-
ing lifestyles, marital status,
careers or family; choosing a
name can be difficult. To
help boaters with this task,
Boat Owners Association of
The United States (BoatUS)
has a list of more than 8,500
boat names given by boaters
across the country over the
last 20 years. The list can be
found at BoatUS.com/boat-
The national boat owners
group has announced its

Annual List of Top 10 Boat
Names, which it has tracked
since 1991. The list is assem-
bled each year by the Boat
US Boat Graphics service
that allows boaters to easily
custom design and preview
boat names online without
having to pay up front.
The top 10 names are:
1. AquaHolic
2. Andiamo (Let's go)
3: The Black Pearl
4. La Belle Vita (The Beautiful
5. Mojo
6. Island Time
,7. Second Wind
8. No Worries
9. Serenity
10. Blue Moon
To try a hand at design-
ing your own boat'name, or
to view videos on how to eas-
ily install a vinyl boat name
from the BoatUS Graphics
Service, visit www.BoatUS.
BoatUS Boat Owners
Association of The United
States'- is the nation's lead-
ing advocate for recreational

Uncle and Friend
God saw you were getting tired and a cure was not to be
So he put his arms around you and whispered. "Corne with me"
With tear lled eyes we watched you suffer and fade away
Although we loved you deeply we could not make you stay
A golden hear stopped beating, your crppled body laid to rest
God broke our hearts to piove to us he only taihs the best
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
Mayo Development Office, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jax., FL 32224
In memory of David R. Geiger would care.
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Blood drve
The Blood Alliance will
hqst a Fernandina Beach
community blood drive on
July 16 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at
Publix and from 11 a.m.-3
p.m. at Kmart. Visit
Meet several of the
Nassau Humane Society's
adoptable dogs and cats at a ,
special event at Petco in
Yulee from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
July 16 and 17, part of
Petco's National Adoption
Weekends program. Adopt a
homeless dog or cat and
you'll receive discount
coupons for merchandise
from Petco, and adopted
NHS dogs get a free month's
membership at the Humane
Society Dog Park on Airport
Road in Fernandina Beach.
Petco is at 463713 State Road
200, near Target.
Barbecue cook-off
The Amelia Island
Convention & Visitors'
Bureau is taking entries until
Aug. 15 for The Secbnd
Annual Great Southern
Tailgate Cook-off, scheduled
Aug. 26-27; entries after Aug.
1 pay $15 extra.
The cook-off at Main
Beach will include profes-
sional and amateur entries
and more than $20,000 in
prize money and trophies.
This is a Kansas City
Barbeque Society sanctioned
event and will serve as a
Florida State Championship
contest. Cost is $100 per
backyard (amateur) team
and $250 per professional.
team. Enter a best sauce and
seafood category for an addi-
tional $25. The cook's choice
contest is $25 to enter and
the winner takes all. The
event kicks off football sea-
son and will include a "Best
Decorated" team booth.
To register or for infor-
mation visit www.gstailgate-
cookoff.com. Follow
AmeliaIslandBBQ on Twitter
or like AmeliaIslandBBQ on
Facebook to stay informed
about the upcoming event.
Library board
The Nassau County
Library Advisory Board will
meet Aug. 16 from 3-5 p.m.
at the Tourist Development
Council conference room at
the Wade-Vuturo Bldg., 402
Centre St., Fernandina
Beach. The public is invited.
Persons with disabilities
requiring accommodations
to participate should contact
the library at 277-7365 or the
Florida Relay Service at 1-
800-955-8771 at least five
days in advance.

Barkfor fe
Join Nassau Humane
Society and the American
Cancer Society Relay For
Life of Fernandina
Beach/Yulee for Bark for
Life on Sept. 10 at Central
Park on Atlantic Avenue.
Late registration begins at 8
a.m. and opening ceremony
starts at 9 a.m. The one-mile
non-competitive walk to
downtown Fernandina
Beach and back begins at
.9:15 a.m. and will raise funds
and awareness for the
American Cancer Society
and homeless animals. Pre-
registration fee is $10 per
dog. Late registration fee is
$15. Each dog receives a
goodie bag and Bark for Life
Register now at the
Nassau Humane Society
Dog Park or Redbones Dog
Bakery, or online at
om. Contact Sandy Balzer at
491-6146 with questions.
RAIN raffles
Take a chance on win-
ning two tickets to the
Florida/Georgia football
game Oct. 29 (drawing is
Oct. 23); three seats to the
Taylor Swift concert Nov. 11
(drawing is Nov. 4); or two
tickets to the Daytona 500 on
Feb. 26, 2012 (drawing is
Feb. 19, 2012). All raffle tick-
ets are $1 each and available
at the Paws-Ability RAIN
Resale Store in the Harris
Teeter Shopping Center on
Amelia Island, the
Fernandina Beach Animal
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AIRPORT Continued from 1A
ed to do construction at the airport, reducing
McGill's leasehold property. After a "minor"
fuel spill at the airport, according to McGill,
the city "decided not to talk about the lease
McGill says in the summer of 2004, the city
moved to evict the company, but Nassau County
Circuit Judge Davis blocked the eviction.
McGill Aviation also claimed the city was
preventing the company from building T-
hangars and further claimed a loss of fuel sales

BUDGET Continued from 1A
instead of a chain saw ... we've gone through an
excruciating exercise" to prepare the budget
recommendations he made June 27.
Poynter said he also thought the city should
keep local attorney Buddy Jacobs as a lobbyist,
rather than cutting him as was suggested in
Czymbor's list.
"It's all about connections and relationships,"
Poynter said regarding Jacobs' lobbying in
Tallahassee and Washington. "I've got
a problem with interfering with someone's
contract." He said he believed it was also "essen-
tial" to keep the, cost. of living raises in
employee contracts. "I believe when we enter
into a contract it's a binding thing," Poynter
Filkoff said the city should not eliminate an
annual payment to Nassau County to help oper-
ate the city library, another of Czymbor's sug-
gested cuts,
Childers agreed, saying, "That's the kind pf
message we don't want to send."
As to possible revenue streams, Bunch said
the city could raise the utility tax, but Poynter
said he was "more inclined to look at a millage
rate increase." He also asked if there was any

and that the city misappropriated funds, among
other issues.
According to Bach, the lawsuit was a com-
plicated one with many case numbers, settle-
ment conferences in court or with an arbitrator
and closed sessions over the years. It eventual-
ly included 9,000 pages of documentation and 29
days of testimony, an unusually large number
according to Bach.
'There were a lot of issues and a lot of wit-
nesses," Bach said, because the arbitrator was
allowed to bring in all evidence.
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possibility of trying again to establish a
stormwater fee for residents.
Mayor Susan Steger said she thought it a
bad idea to give city employees a 4 percent pay
raise while raising property taxes. "The
(employee) contract says we can bring (raises)
back to the table. I'm saying every union needs
to come together," she said. "I would like to take
Commissioner Filkoff's idea and ask the people
of Fernandina Beach about ways to cut expens-
"Let's ask people if they have any ideas,"
Filkoff said regarding a cut from each city
department. "Let's at least open the door to
that conversation. People assume a sense of
entitlement among city employees. I know that's
not true."
Bunch also noted city employees could pay
some of their own health insurance premiums.
According to City Finance Director Patti
Clifford, the city pays 100 percent of health
insurance premiums for individual employees
and retirees.
In the end, Czymbor said he could meet
with the three employee unions to discuss spe-
cific cuts and send "an invitation to all employ-
ees tobecome more efficient."

League slams state for

nursing home cuts

Florida News Connection

Florida League of Women
Voters is slamming the state
Legislature for refusing to
spend $2 million to help the
elderly stay out of nursing
homes. By failing to fork over
the funds, Florida's legislative
leadership in effect returned
$35 million in federal matching
funds to Washington.
League president Deirdre
Macnab asks what the legis-
lature was thinking. "This is
really an unfortunate, quite a
disgraceful decision, I think,
by the state, particularly when
we are sending people into
nursing homes. The state has
just cut funding by almost 10
percent to nursing homes."
In recent months, Florida
has forfeited $54 million.in
grants because the funds were
related to the federal
Affordable Healthcare Act.
Florida and 25 other states are
challenging'the act's "individ-
ual mandate" in court, while
other states are accepting the
Macnab admits these are
difficult economic times in
Florida, but she says the state
needs less partisanship and
more policy based on eco-
nomic sense. "Because of our
state's refusal to participate in
any way in the federal health
care plan, and in particular this
program, we are going to be
.spending our own state money
at almost twice as much,
$80,000 a year, to put these
people in nursing homes."
Studies show that if seniors
are forced into nursing homes
because of a lack of commu-

Seniors and

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. A free "Florida Seniors
Against Investment Fraud"
presentation is scheduled from
10-11:30 a.m. Thursday in the
Fernandina Beach Police
Department's Community
Room at 1525 Lime St.
Deputy Regional Director
Sandi Jernigan of Seniors vs.
Crime, a special project of the
Florida Attorney General, will
present information to protect
seniors from investment fraud.
For more information, call
Seniors vs. Crime Office
Manager Barry Hertslet at 277-
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nity support, many could end
up requiring even more state
dollars for care, when they
deplete their savings and
become Medicaid-eligible.
The "Money Follows the
Person" program (launched
by the administration of
President George W. Bush
Administration) would have
provided an initial $2 million
leading to an additional $35
million in Medicaid funding
over a 5-year period. Nursing
homes had a $200 million
budget cut this year and could
have used the federal funds to
,help facilitate the existing nurs-
ing.homne i .il ,i .,efforts in
the state. Most patients would
opt to live at home if possible.
For many family members,
this isn't manageable without
needed services.
"Unfortunately, Florida is
earning the reputation of being
strident and oppositional in
choosing ideology over the
needs of citizens in this case,

the elderly and their care-'
givers," said Macnab. "The leg-
islators' stubborn resistance
to the Affordable Care Act has
led to the refusal of a series of
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Water director, attorney resign

PALATIKA- St. Johns River
Water Management District
Executive Director Kirby B.
Green III has announced his
retirement, to be effective no
later than May 2012.
Green, 61, has served for 10
years as the district's top exec-
utive, following 23 years of serv-
ice with the Florida Department
of Environmental Protection
The district's executive
director is hired by the gov-
erning board and must be con-
firmed by Florida's Senate.
The process for identifying
Green's successor would be
determined during the next sev-
eral months.
The St. Johns River Water

WATER Continued from 1A
Water supply planning,
including water conservation,
and minimum flows and levels
prevention and recovery gtrat-
egy development.
Monitoring water quality
and quantity trends to ensure
that appropriate data continues
to exist on which to make sound
scientific decisions.
Land management activi-
ties, such as prescribed burns;
control of invasive exotic plants;

Management District Gover-
ning Board also.has selected
Hans G. Tanzler III of Jackson-
ville as director of the district's
Office of General Counsel,
effective July 18.
Tanzler, 59, wijl be respon-
sible for providing legal counsel
to the governing board, execu-
tive director and district staff,
while also managing the
agency's legal staff. He replaces
Kathryn Mennella, who served
as the district's general coun-
sel for 15 years before stepping
down June 16.,
Tanzler received law
degrees fiom the University of
Florida and has been a mem-
ber of the Florida Bar for more
than 30 years. He is also a cer-

and operation and maintenance
of levees, locks and other struc-
A streamlined and enhan-
ced permitting process. ,
Public hearings on the ten-
tative budget will be held at 5:05
p.m. on Sept. 13 and Sept. 27.
Final budgetadoption will occur
at thefept. 27 meeting. '
The St. Johns River Water
Management District is a
regional agency of the state
of Florida whose mission is to
protect and ensure the sustain-

tified public accountant and has
worked as an assistant U.S.
attorney, an Internal Revenue
Service attorney, an .,i I , in
private practice and a senior
corporate business executive.
He serves on the boards of the
University of Florida Founda-
tion and The Conservation
Trust of Florida. He previously
served as chairman of the
Jacksonville Zoological Society
and commissioner for the Gulf
States Marine Fisheries
,Tanzler served on the dis-
trict's governing board from
April 2008 until Tuesday. His
replacement on the nine-mem-
ber board will be appointed by
Gov. Rick Scott.

able use of water resources.
The district is responsible
for managing groundwater and
surface water resources in all or
part of 18 counties including
Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Bre-
vard, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Indian
River, Lake, Marion, Nassau,
Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola,
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Looking to trade

cars? Here are 10

tips to prepare

More potential car buyers
are finding themselves trad-.
ing versus selling their car
privately. Financing realities
for prospective buyers make
selling your car harder than
it used to be. Those prepar-
ing to trade can help their
cause with a little planning.
In no. specific order, here'are
some tips from a guy who
has appraised cars for
1) Make sure it is clean
inside and out. If your car is
in tough shape, spend the
money for a detail. First
impressions count with peo-
ple and cars too. Dealers
have to make an offer to buy
your car in a matter of min-
utes. Walking up to appraise
a clean car makes a differ-
ence. Tidy up the inside as
2) Fix body'damage. The
old saying "time is money"
applies to the car business. If
a dealer has to spend days or
weeks getting a car's body-
work done, it will hurt the
value. And sales managers
aren't body shop specialists.
They may deduct on the high
side for body damage so as
not to bewrong. -
Many times these cars
are wholesaled and the num-
ber of wholesalers willing to
Sbuy a wrecked car is mini-
mal. The exception to this is
an old clunker; where the
repairs would not help much.
3) Research your payoff.
It is much simpler to have
the exact amount and not
trade based on an estimate,
where you are responsible
for any shortfall. Ask for a 10-
day payoff to give time for a
payoff to be processed.
4) Bring your title, if the
car is paid for. Most people
now shop just over two deal-
ers and trade. Be prepared
by having your title. It shows-
you are serious and can help
you negotiate a better deal.
5) Bring your up to date
registration card, insurance
information and driver's
license. You will need these'
and can save a trip back to
the dealer.
6) Research wholesale or
trade-in value if it makes you
more comfortable. Basically,

know what
...i.- your expec-
might be.
Don't look
r at retail val-
...ues or ask-
ing prices
I in the
paper, as
EFFER'S they are
CORNER not rele-
7) Don't
Rick Keffer work num-
bers until
you are ready to act. Buyers
get better quotes than shop-
pers in any industry, and the
car business is no exception.
8) Address key mechani-
cal faults. Brakes that are
squeaking and spent hurt a
trade value. Get them fixed.
Check engine or other dash
lights can hurt. I once had to
spend $6,000 to fix a check
engine light on a Land Rover.
While that is an extreme
example, check engine and
brake light repairs can be
minor or very expensive.
Guess what an appraiser has
to assume?
9) Good tires help, but
aren't a must. Most dealers
get good buys on tires. On
high-end or big truck mod-
els, tires cost a bundle and
you can expect a deduction
for trades in need.
10) Weigh the benefits of
trading. Today's market
favors the consumer with the
best historical trade values in
many years. Fewer new cars
sold and leased the last few
years have created a short-
age. It is a trader's market.
Get your ducks in a row
and go help the economy by
trading cars. Your local new
and used car dealers will
appreciate the opportunity.
Even if you don't trade, get
your vehicle up to speed so
when the itch comes, you
can be ready. Back to school
is coming in just weeks, so
enjoy the rest of summer.
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This was written by Angela
Daughtry of the News-Leader
from oral and written reports by
the Nassau County Sheriff's
Office and the city of Fernan-
dina Beach Police Department
and other agencies. Arrest indi-
cates suspicion of a crime, not
Anyone with .information
about criminal activity can con-
tact the Fernandina Beach
Police Department at 277-7342
or the Nassau County Sheriffs
Office anonymously by calling
225-0147in Ylee and Fernan-
dina Beach or 879-2136 in
Callahan, Hilliard and Bryce-
ville. The "We Tip"program 1-
800-78CRIME also allows
callers to leave anonymous tips.
Cashiers busted
The Nassau County
Sheriff's Office last week
found five local retail stores
to be in violation of laws
regarding the sale of tobacco
or alcohol to minors.
According to police re-
ports, confidential underage
informants were sent into local
retail stores last week to attem-
pt to buy tobacco or alcohol.
An informant under the
age of 21 was sent into the.
Kangaroo store at 540251 US
1 in Callahan and bought a 24-
ounce can of Tilt alcohol ener-
gy drink. At the Yulee One
Stop store at 850409 SR 200
In Yulee, an underage buyer
bought a 23.5-ounce can of
Four Loko alcoholdrinik
Both cashiers working at
the stores were issued a crim-
inal summons for selling alco-
hol to a person under the age.
of 21 and released pending a
court date.
Informants under the age
of 18 were also sent into retail
stores to purchase tobacco
products last week. One
bought Grizzly Long Cut
Straight tobacco from a
cashier at the Kangaroo store
at 1403 Lewis St., Fernandina
Beach;another bought a can
of Peach Kayak Longcut
tobacco from a cashier at the
Kangaroo store at 1484
Nassauville Road in Nassau-
ville; and an informant bought
a can of Grizzly Longcut
Straight tobacco from a cash-
ier at the Hess store at 3100
SR 200 in Ferhandina Beach.
All three cashiers were
issued criminal summons for
selling tobacco to a minor and
released pending a court date.
Breakers stolen
According to a Nassau

County Sheriffs Office report,
a breaker box was stolen from
a Pigeon Creek residence July
The victim called police
after she came home from
work around 10 p.m. and
found someone had stolen
four electric breakers from the
breaker box next to her resi-
When police arrived, she
told them the breakers had
been in working order at 12:30
p.m. the same day, and that
her son had burglarized the
,residence several days earli-
Body found
A body found June 11 in a
wooded area behind Kmart at
1525 Sadler Road in Fernan-
dina Beach has been identi-
fied as that of George Michael
Yarbrough, 68.
According to City Police
Chief Jim Hurley, Yarbrough
was found at 10:55 a.m. Hurley
gave Yarbrough's address as
1316 Beech St.
Hurley said Yarbrough
appeared at the scene to have
died of natural causes, and so
far there is nothing suspicious
about his death, pending a
report from the Jacksonville
Medical Examiner's Office.


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sexual offender during a July 7 .- __. court filings
Nassau County Circuit Court Brady had the "ram-
pretrial hearing. bling struo-
Thomas N. Brady, of 96541 ture" of a
Chester Road, was arrested prison inmate's frivolous law-
April 21 on those charges with suit, Hallman checked up op
a $500,002 borid because he Brady and discovered the New
failed to update his driver's Mexico conviction.
license to reflect his status as a Brady had also over the past
sex offender. He also allegedly few years accused the sheriff's
submitted false voter registra- office of harassing him.
tion, also a felony. As a convict- According to Assistant State
ed felon, Brady is ineligible to Attorney Wesley White, Brady's
vote. $500,002 bond was unusually
Brady was required to reg- high because Circuit Judge
ister as a sex offender because Robert M. Foster considered
he was arrested for criminal him a potential "threat to the
sexual penetration in New community." '
Mexico in 1991. He was On July 7, Brady was sen-
released from prison in 1999. tenced to a total of two years of
Brady came to l -iIu.;11i. ,ii Level 2 Community Control
of Nassau County law enforce- (ankle bracelet or global moni-
ment after he filed a $25 million touring followed by two years of
lawsuit in federal court against probation. He was also ordered
CountyAttorney Daid Hallman to pay a total of $796 in court
and the county commission for costs, $200 to the State Attot-
allegedly failing to fulfill his pub- ney's Office, $200 to the Region-
lic record requests. The suit. -al Conflict Counsel and $100 to
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Why sudden outrage?

Wqe live in a land
where the law
says a mother
may kill her
child and over 50 million
American mothers have taken
advantage of that law. Oh, but
this is different! This child -
Caylee Anthony was alive.
So is the child in the womb.
What mother with a womb
mate cannot feel that life
within her kicking and
Caylee Anthony was not
entirely defenseless. If some-
one did indeed kill her, she
had little fists and feet that
perhaps flailed and fought
extermination. She had a
voice that could scream. The
child in the womb has no
such advantages. That child
has no way to protect itself
from the invading abortion-
ist's weaponry.
However sad and inade-
quate, Caylee had a burial of
sorts, whereas aborted babies
wind up in trash cans or, in
the case of a failed abortion,
Left on a cold slab unattended
. until it does die.
Where is the outrage over
these murders? Are we a
nation of hypocrites or are we
just blind? If we could insert a
video cam in an occupied
womb; watch the infant on the
inside moving, growing, devel-
oping, would righteous out-
rage assert itself? The war in
the womb has taken more
lives than were lost in Russia,

and Italy
War II,
which is
Peggy consid-
ered the
Stanton deadliest
--- *** =- and most
tive con-
THE WAY flict in
WE ARE human.
What has America lost in
those snuffed out future citi-
zens? Was there a scientist
who would have found the
cure for AIDS, for Alzheim-
ers? Was there a president
*who would have been a great,
peacemaker?.Was there a bril-
liant author? An artist to rival
Fifty to 100 years from
now, future civilizations will
study our.civilization and they
will ask the question that we
now ask about Nazi Germany.
How could a country have
allowed the slaughter of soQ
many innocents? It was a
question asked at the trials of.
Nazi leaders in Nuremburg.
Dr. Leo Alexander, one of the
two American medical experts
present, answered it this-way,
"Whatever proportions these
crimes finally assumed, it'

became evident that they
started with small beginnings
- a subtle shift in thought -
the attitude that there is such
a thing as a life not worthy to
be lived." Blessed Teresa of
Calcutta put it even more
directly at a Presidential
Prayer Breakfast in
Washington, D.C., when she
asked the audience, "If a
mother can kill the baby in
her womb, what is it
for you and I to kill one
Here is a question even
Defense Attorney Jos6 Baez
never thought to ask. If Casey
Anthony was so anxious to
have "la bella vita the beauti-
ful life" as advertised in a tat-
too on her arm, why did she
not get rid of Caylee before
Caylee emerged from the
womb when society would
have sanctioned her killing as
-Finally, is it not safe to say
that if any one of those 12
jurors had an abortion in their
past they would have been
very hesitant to condemn
Casey for.taking a life when
they themselves had done the
same thing?
What we need -in this
America of Reality TV is to
have our eyes rubbed raw
by the reality of abortion.
Pro'life people argue that
abortion will not end until
we force ourselves to look at,
the scarred, scalded and
bloodied corpses of aborted
babies who will-never have a
skilled lawyer to try mothers
who hired a doctor not to
.deliver them, but to destroy
If the tragedy of Caylee
Anthony's death begins to end
our blindness, and deny us
our denial to the horror of
over a million American
babies being murdered every
year, then maybe that beauti-
ful little girl won't have died in
Peggy Stanton is a former
resident ofAmelia Island and
former president of Nassau
Federated Republican Women.
Her late husband Bill Stanton
was a Member of Congress
from Ohio for 18 years. She
was a correspondent for ABC
News in Washington, D.C.


'Entitlements' are just

"Entitlements" has
become a dirty word. Fiscal
conservatives through their'
public statements, letters to
newspapers, blogs, social
media rants, etc. have creat-
ed the impression that people
on Social Security, Medicare
and government pensions
are the cause of the precari-
ous financial condition of our
federal, state and local gov-
ernments. They call for deep
cuts in these programs in the
name of "deficit reduction."
What is missing in the dis-
cussion is the fact that these
"entitlements" have been
paid for and/or earned.
Social Security and Medicare
do not even contribute to the
national debt so should not
be part of the discussion. The
fiscal conservatives use sev-
eral misstatements of fact to
support their position:
1. The Social Security pro-
gram is, broke. Not true! At
the end of 2010 the Social
Security trust fund had a bal-
ance of.$2.6 trillion. With
interest and continued contri-
butions by current workers,
by'2022 the fund will have a
b;il:inc.-f $3.6,7 trillion. After
lhat yvea. without any
changes, the fund will gradu-
ally decline because there
will- be more people collect-
ifi'gocial Security benefits
i han will be contributing to
She fund The reserves will
be enough to pay full benefits
through 2036. Since when is ,
it a crisis when a government
program'will be solvent for
25 years?
Social Security has not
only been the most effective
government program, it has
been the most responsible
government program. The
program's costs are funded
out of its own dedicated
money stream. It cannot bor-
row money, therefore does
not contribute to the national
ddbt, It could not be better
managed. Administrative
costs are .09 cents per dollar.
It returns more than 99 cents
for every dollar it collects.
Minor changes, such as
increasing the salary limit on
which Social Security contri-

butions are based, will
extend the fund's reserves
far into the future.
2. Social Security recipi-
ents are living on the backs
of their children and grand-
children. Not true! Since
1935 workers and their
employers have been paying
into the program. Virtually
everyone on Social Security
today and the "boomers"
beginning to receive benefits
iscollecting their own
money. In 1935 the govern-
ment made a contract with
Americans that in return for
contributions during their
working years they will be
"entitled" to payments begin-
ning when they reach retire-
ment age (67 for those born
after 1960 as result of a 1983
change). Fiscal conservatives
want'to unilaterally break
that contract.
3. Medicare is too costly
and must be curtailed to
reduce the national debt.
Fiscal conservatives conve-'
niently ignore the fact that
most people on Medicare
made contributions to the
fund through payroll deduc-
tions from 1965to retire-
ment, and continue to pay
into the fund after retire-
ment. The fund is projected
- to be solvent until 2024;
therefore it is not contribut-.
ing to the current national
debt. The money paid by the
government to cover
Medicare bills is the benefici-
aries' own money to which
they are entitled.
Ending Medicare as we
,know it, the plan of the fiscal,
conservatives that was
passed by the U.S. House of
Representatives (but not the
Senate) this year, would be
the same as canceling a long-
term health insurance policy
after you've paid for it over 45
years. Medicate is a health
insurance contract between
the government and the peo-
ple. To'assure the fund's
long-term solvency we
should curtail healthcare
costs rather than Medicare
benefits. Taking the "profit"
out of health care is one
approach. Why should peo-

ple get seven-figure profits
out of health services such as
MRIs? Why are prescription
drugs so much more costly
in the U.S. than anywhere
else? Change the system that
rewards doctors and hospi-
tals for the number of "proce-
dures" or "visits" to one that
rewards them for the quality
of care they give. There are
many ideas to reduce
Medicare costs, such as a
Massachusetts program that
has reduced costly emer-
gency room visits by 22 per-
4. Government pensioners
feed at the public trough.
Again, the fiscal conserva-
tives ignore the basic fact
behind government pen-
sions: they were offered in
lieu of higher wages. For
most of the past century, peo-
ple were attracted to govern-
ment jobs despite low pay
because of the pensions
offered. For 25 years my
uncle trudged along as a
postal carrier, "in snow and
rain and heat and gloom of
night," at a low wage because
he was promised a pension
when he retired. Now the fis-
cal conservatives want to
reduce that pension that was
promised him and to which
he is "entitled" for his 25
years of work. Again, this is a
breachof contract. For years
governments local, state,
federal- have benefited fiom
low wages because of the
pensions they offered. In
negotiations with public
Employee unions they
"sweetened the pension pie"
tokeep wage increases low.
These.governments were
supposed to establish funds
to finance the pensions they
promised. Now they want to
renege on their promises
either to raid the pension
funds to cover other govern-
ment costs, or because they
failed to fully fund pension-
- "Entitlements" means just
that; they have been paid for.
and earned. Fiscal cofiserva-
tives must look elsewhere for
"smaller government" and
"deficit reduction."


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Potato souo for the soul

Providence graces us when we least
expect it, and quite often when we're in
need of a little mental boost or smile.
My better angels brought me a care
package this week in the form of a Facebook
greeting from an old friend.
I was feeling a little blue before I opened it.
By the time I was done reading it, the tears
streaming down my face were the product of
the gut-busting laugh I'd just had. The best
gifts are those you least expect, and usually
they're free.
Her name's Martha. I'll not give away her
last name. We've known each other since first
grade when we attended a little Catholic ele-
mentary and junior high school in a little town
in a little county in a little corner of South.
Georgia. I thought she was one of the prettiest
girls in school but, being terrified of the oppo-
site sex during much of those formative years,
I found it hard to even talk to her without my
tongue getting caught between the gaps in my
teeth. She had a quick smile, as sudden as a
ray of sunshine and hair like the silken chest-
nut mane you might find on one of the fine
horses she favored.
On the socioeconomic scale of our little
town, Martha's folks were considered, in the
polite term of the day, well to do. But that did-
n't matter to Martha. She romped through
everyone's life like a playful filly whether their
daddies wore overalls or suits.
I've not seen her since our 10th high school
class reunion. And then night before last, just

when I needed something to
make me smile, she reached
S out from her Paso Fino horse
farm in Iowa and tickled my
funny bone.
She said hello and jumped
right into a remembrance of
my late mama's homemade
potato soup. At lunchtime, all
the kids in the school, first
CUP OF through eighth grade and
JOE there really weren't that
... many of us now that I think
about it all sat down togeth-
Joe Palmer er. There was a hierarchy and
pecking order, of course,
though the always watchful nuns kept the
order. And it was sort of a custom that you
could swap your lunch with another kid if he or
she had something you craved and vice versa.
Martha craved some of my mama's potato
soup and hatched a scheme to get it. Knowing
that I probably wouldn't be tempted by the
soggy pineapple sandwich which we kids
sometimes derisively called "Hawaiian
Hamburgers" in her lunch pail, she contrived
with her older and wiser sister to bribe me. I
love ice cream. Always have. A pleasant death
for me would be to fall face first into a vat of
Ben and Jerry's Cherry Garcia and burst while
trying to eat my way out of it. I .
And so it was that Martha and her older sis-
ter hatched the ice cream caper. We had vend-
ing machines in the cafeteria that actually dis-

pensed cups of ice cream and ice cream sand-
wiches for a dime a king's ransom to a third
grader, for sure. Martha's sister gave her a
dime. Martha deposited said dime in the ice
cream vending machine and came back to our
table bearing it like a crown of jewels on a silk
And thus it came to be, to Martha's great
dismay, when she returned bearing ice cream
with which to tempt me out of mama's tater
soup, there I sat snarfing down a big hunk of
homemade cake one df the Boyle brothers
brought while one of the Boyle brothers
slurped down mama's soup.
I'd completely forgotten this tale until two
nights ago and I've been laughing about it ever
since. Sometimes the best friends are the ones
you rarely see but somehow seem to sense,
even across great distances, that what you
need more than a bowl of your mama's home-
made potato soup is a smile and a laugh. And
somehow, Lord knows how, they always mar-
age to provide.
I wonder if Martha remembers cornering
me at our-eighth-grade graduation party and
making me dance with her. It was a slow one,
Bobby Goldsboro singing "Honey." Martha
sang softly in my ear. I had two left feet and
goose bumps as big as bon bons.
First she tried ice cream. Then she tried
honey. She never did get that potato soup.
Hey, Martha, old friend. Soup's on. You
bring the ice cream. Cherry Garcia, please.


MikeThompson replies
Heavily influenced by such ultral-
iberal icons as Democrat Congress -
creatures Anthony Weiner, Nancy
Pelosi and Charles Rangel, plus
President Obama, the critics of my
factual op-ed essay for the News-Leader
("Keep the library, fire the librarians,"
May 24) probably have set a publish-
ing record for obfuscation, mendacity
and sheer foolishness.'
Not one letter writer challenged
my facts that prove the unfairness,
self-described "militant radicalism"
and far-left, anti-social bias of the
American Library Association and its
obedient Fernandina Beach library
members. Instead, my unglued local
critics unleashed a pathetic ad
hominem attack on me, the bearer of
incontestable, damning information
about their sacred cows and wicked
My critics' simple-but-transparent
strategy is this: Forget facts, but
destroy the messenger, whose report
is too powerful and correct.
. Fortunately for buth douui C, i'iLI-
nity aid nation;,sucl rabid pivarica-
tors as my would-be detractors are a
distinct political and social minority. I
predict they will sink irretrievably
deeper'into their demonic fever swamp
come the night of Nov. 6, 2012.
Mike Thompson
Fernandina Beach

I feel I must respond to the misin-
formation provided in ("Fairness," July
8). The writer mocks, the city of
Fernandina Beach's attempts to get
relief from the county commission for
services- its residents 'are paying for
twice as city residents and as coun-
ty residents. The writer compares this
with an unsuccessful county attempt
sometime in the past to have the city-
owned water utility drop its 25 percent
surcharge on non-city residents'water
bills. He questions the legality or per-
haps "fairness" of the surcharge and
states it is based on an "obscure"

Florida law that allows the 25 percent
surcharge for "customers outside a
municipality who request access to a
city utility." He describes the law as
,'mute" concerning himself (and oth-
ers) who were already customers
when the city bought the water utility
and presumably he feels he is "unfair-
ly" overpaying for his water.
Fascinating reading though lack-
ing in accuracy and facts. There is
nothing questionable about the water
surcharge. The statute in question is
ES. 180.191 and the only thing
"obscure" about it is that the writer
has' apparently not read it and offers
his own description of it with his'own
self-serving spin and wording. The
statute clearly states that "the munic-
ipality may add a surcharge of not
more than 25 percent of such rates,
fees and charges to consumers out-
side the boundaries." Period. Inclusion
of the wording "customers outside a
municipality who request access to a
city utility" in the statute does sound
vaguely like the surcharge was intend-
ed to be limited only to new customers
except this wording and nothing
ii_-n iui iilari in the statute btt exists
purely in the writer's mind.
The surcharge is assessed by sev-
eral cities across Florida (it is hardly
unusual) and application of it has been
challenged on several occasions for
one reason or another. The courts
have been emphatic that cities can col-
lect these surcharges as a return on
their investment and to cover extra
costs they may have to serve non-res-
idents (and do not have to quantify
these costs).
Actually the writer should be thank-
ful for this "obscure" law as one of its
objectives was to limit'how much of a
surcharge these cities could charge.
,The fact that the writer was a preex-
isting customer when the city pur-
chased the utility or that.the city may
have overpaid for the utility is just side
chatter and of no relevance to appli-
cation bf the statute. If the county attor-
ney seriously thought this was "ques-
tionable," as the writer states, then it
should have been challenged in court.


Interesting that it was not.
Why should a city resident pay the
same rate for water as a non-resident?
We own the utility and are paying extra
property taxes for its acquisition. The -
writer does not. Using the writer's
flawed logic he would ultimately be
paying less for city-owned water than
city residents pay. How does he figure
that is fair? Bottom line there's noth-
ing improper, unusual or questionable
about the surcharge. If you don't want
city water, dig a well.
On his other point, I don't think he
needs to seriously-worry about the
county commission offering the city of
Fernandina Beach any monetary relief
regardless of the water surcharge
issue. The county has no obligation
to reimburse the city for services the
city decided on its own that it will also

provide- and the city has no obligation
to keep providing these services.
Asking the county for relief is fine
(good luck with that) but the city
should not think that it has no cards to
play if this is rejected.
If the city commission thinks it is
overpaying for law enforcement, fire
protection, rescue services, etc., and
that its agreements with the county
are unfairly one-sided, I suggest it stop
whining and reassess how these are
handled and were negotiated. No oqe
forced the city to sign these,agree-
Instead of nibbling at the edges at
budget time the city ought to be doing
a major reassessment of how it does
business. If we are already paying the
county for various services is it essen-
tial that these services are also pro-

vided by the city? Why?
Richard Cain
Fernandina Beach

Many thanks lastWednesday to our
local Fire Rescue EMTs from 911 dis-
patch to their exceptionally quick
appearance at Lowe's-about 10 min-
utes later to assist my husband, stabi-
lize him and remove him to the trauma
center at Shands. Such responsiveness
and professionalism makes all the dif-
ference in a time of emergency.
Thanks as well to'all the Lowe's
personnel who responded to my calls
for assistance. You will not be forgotten.
Mildred Ryan
(For the Ryan family)
Fernandina Beach


19-cent solution: Forward Fernandil

Let's have a cup of coffee and talk.
Some would say that this conver-
sation with its unresolved questions
has been ongoing for 13 years and
date it to the Vision 2000 exercise -
others suggest that it has been a
recurring and incessant discussion
for 26 years or more:
Can we invest in and complete the
waterfront, revitalize downtown,
work toward improving Eighth Street
and address the needs of neighbor-
hoods surrounding the downtown
There has been general and con-
tinuing agreement that these commu-
nity concerns must be addressed.
The city, over time, has wavered from
the thought for the day to concept of
the month. It has dithered and
delayed, lingered and waited, in
quest of unattainable unanimity
among concerned citizens as to ele-
ments of proposed plans. What has
been absent is an agreed upon cohe-
sive and comprehensive plan and a
considered, deliberate and unified
strategy to meet and remediate these
long identified needs: a strategic
design for revitalization and improve-
The city manager's proposed five-
year Forward Fernandina Strategic
Plan now before the commission is
that design. The plan ensures the
most effective use of the city's limited
resources by focusing resources,
both financial and human, on key pri-
orities, measuring results and suc-
cess over time. It is a plan by which
the city administration and the com-
mission can be evaluated and held

A strategy and management plan
that meets the identified needs of the
city is an absolute imperative it is
even more critical when, as now,
resources are constricted. This is
true notwithstanding what the time-
line for completion of projects may be
or whether funding in.support of the
plan comes from general tax rev-
enue, federal sources or private
grants and/or by debt issuance.
People want to live in, and busi-
nesses want to invest in, communi-
ties than invest in their own quality of
life. Investment in revitalization pro-
tects property values and boosts the
economic health of a community. It is
evidence of a community's dedica-
tion, caring and commitment.
The F2 strategic plan provides a
structure and the direction to move
forward in addressing the city's
needs. It is a beginning, a flexible
framework, in support of
Fernandina's unique strengths
and character.
Adoption of the plan and establish-
ing a source of funding does not end
the discussion with the community
on the longstanding issues of recreat-
ing the waterfront and making it an
object of civic pride, revitalizing
downtown, improving Eighth Street
and addressing the needs of neigh-
borhoods; rather, it provides the abili-
ty to make those discussions mean-
Singful, productive and concrete.
Yes, the revitalization design envi-
sioned by the F2 strategic plan is a
challenging endeavor and yes, it does
require the allocation of funds. As

Public hearing July25
Fernandina Beach Commissioners have scheduled a Forward Femandina
strategic plan work session.'public hearing at 5-30 p.m. July 25 at City Hall.
The draft plan is available for review at www.fbfl.us/F2.

part of the plan, the city manager has. decreased to 7,000 it is an average 22
made a recommendation concerning cents per day. Clearly, the impact on
financing that allows for the discre- each taxpayer may vary depending
tionary allocation of funds in support upon the options selected by the .
of this undertaking as an alternative commission to repay the annual debt
to issuing a more.expensive general service.
obligation bond that would be limited The City Charter invests in the
and restricted to defined projects. commission the authority and
As proposed, the cost of investing responsibility to adopt measures
in the F2 strategic plan for our com- deemed necessary in the interest of
munity is $571,000 per year. the city. That is its public duty and we
The F2 strategic plan's compo- have charged each commissioner
nents, as currently configured, with that responsibility. The commis-
require the expenditure of $7 million sion raises revenue and currently
over at least a five-year period. (As an administers a budget with expendi-
aside, the plan does not spend $4 mil- tures of over $40 million with direct
lion on the post office, as some have control of general fund expenditures
claimed.) The proposed debt of $17 million and oversees more
issuance-in support of the plan utiliz- than $60 million in net capital assets.
ing a bank loan for 20 years would We, through our representative form
require an approximate $5t1,000 per of government, have delegated that
year of principle and interest pay- authority to them.
ment. We do need to hold our commis-
A $571,000 per year investment in sioners accountable for their deci-
the vitality of Fernandina Beach rep- sions and stewardship. To hold the
resents an average of approximately commission accountable we need to
19.5 cents per taxpayer per (lay given differentiate responsibility from
the city's approximately 8,000 taxpay- accountability. Responsibility means
ers. That is $1.37 per week, less than the obligation to act. Accountability
the price of a medium coffee at the means the obligation to answer for
coffee shop on Centre Street and one's actions. The failure to act or the
patently less than the price of other abdication of the responsibility to act
"adult" beverages sold elsewhere on may breach the public trust.
Centre and downtown. Even if the Accountability to the public by our
.city's number of taxpayers has elected commissioners is the obliga-

na plan

tion to answer for the discharge of
the responsibilities we have entrust-
ed to them.
In adopting the F2 five-year strate-
gic plan, and in funding that plan,
with its performance measures and
outcomes in place, the commission
will be meetingits charter responsi-
bilities to act in the interest of the city
now and for the future. Undeniably,
there are many skeptics; even those
who support the Forward
Fernandina plan and its vision may
have unrealistic expectations and
frustrations. Yet, finally embarking
on this plan to revitalize the city of
Fernandina Beach is unquestionably
worth the exercise of political will
and the investment of resources, time
and energy.
The non-profit Amelia Island
Fernandina Restoration Foundation
has partnered with the city of
Fernandina Beach in the Forward
Fernandina undertaking. The founda-
tion's commitment in this public/pri-
vate partnership does not end with
the adoption of the plan. The founda-
tion has committed to dedicate its
efforts and resources to the plan's
For an average cost of less than
the price of a cup of coffee per week,
we can begin to do what this commu-
nity has agreed, time and again,
needs to be done. In the words of
Peter Drucker: "Unless commitment
is made, there are only promises and
hopes ... but no plans."
Adam Kaufman is president of the
Amelia Island Fernandina
Restoration Foundation.

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Newlyweds Nancy and Jim Parkman,
right, were honored June 27 at a dinner
at Bright Mornings Caf6 by members of
the Just Friends Club.
The pair she from Yulee and he of
Fernandina Beach met at the club
founded by Helene Scott of Fernandina
Beach six years ago. The Parkmans will .. .
reside in Flora Parke. Scott said they are
the fourth couple to'meet through the
club and marry. It is free to join and
there are now more than 300 members,
with 40 to 60 dining together each s'
month. The only requirements to join are
that you are single and over the age of
55. Call Scott at 321-1116 to learn .


The Amelia Island Museum of
History was filled with kids as it
opened its newest temporary
exhibit, Through Our Eyes.
Earlier in the year, the museum
distributed cameras to local stu-
dents and asked them to capture
Fernandina as they see it. The
resulting exhibit opened the
evening of July 8 and filled the
museum with budding photogra-
phers and their parents, includ-
ing Philip and Tina Rozenboom,
right The public is invited to
view the talent of our youth and
experience Fernandina through
their eyes. The exhibit will run
through September at 233 S.
Third St. Call 261-7378 for
information, or visit


talk tonight

The Amelia Island Museum
of History invites you to 3rd
Friday on 3rd Street at 6 p.m.
today featuring Doug Pope dis-
cussing the maritime history
of Amelia Island.
Pope is founder of the new
SMaritime Museum of Amelia
Island on Eighth Street. He is
also active in the research, .
recovery and preservation of
local shipwrecks, and will be
discussing his organization's
work in preserving maritime
sites and-showcasing some of
the maritime artifacts found in
Admission is free for mem-
bers and a suggested donation
of $5 for nonmembers.

Richard and Caroline
Knapp of Fernandina Beach
are celebrating their 50th
wedding anniversary with
family and friends with a cele-
bration at 2 p.m. July 16 at
Reiterstown, Md.
The Knapps were married
July 22, 1961, in Ellicott City,
Md. She is the former
Caroline Seicke.
Their children are Richard
Knapp Jr. of Port Charlotte
and Rebecca Smith of Fernan-
dina Beach. The Knapps have
five grandchildren.

Susan Ann McDonald and
Andrew Thomas Conner,
both of Yulee, will be married
at Fort Clinch. The bride"-
elect is the daughter of Holly

McGlory has
been accepted
at Bethel Uni-
versity for the
fall semester.
A 2011 grad-
uate of Fernan-
dina Beach
High School, McGlory
he is the son of
Gretchen McGlory of Yulee.
McGlory will be majoring
in business management at
Bethel University, a four-year

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Mr. and Mrs. Knapp

McDonald and Mark,
McDonald of Yulee. The
groom-elect is the son of
Richard Conner of Yulee.

liberal arts college in
McKenzie, Tenrt.

E Lisa Baker, a graduate
of Fernandina Beach High
School, was named to the
dean's list after completing
her first year at New England
SSchool of Law, Boston, Mass.
SBaker has been selected to
collaborate on the Journal of
Criminal and Civic Confine-
ment and is currently doing
research on a summer intern-


The Nassau County
Volunteer Center's Corporate
Volunteer Council, through
its 11th annual G.O.K.I.D.S.
(Giving Our Kids Important
Daily Supplies) project, is col-
lecting school supplies and
donations for local students
wh-o need them the most
Monetary donations will be
used to purchase supplies'and
will be distributed among all
area public schools by princi-,
pals. Over the last 10v \-:ii s*, -'-
through the GO. KI.D.S proj-
ects, over $110,000 worth of
donations and supplies have
reached Nassau County's
public schools and teachers.
The project will run
through Aug. 9. Distribution
to the schools will take place
on Aug. 11. The most needed
supplies include pencils,

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pens, pocket folders, wide-
ruled notebook paper or spi-
ral notebooks, crayons, glue
sticks, clear or mesh back-
packs (no wheels), dry-erase
markers and white or color
copy paper. Monetary dona-
tions are also welcome; as are
gift cards.
Those who wish to donate
school supplies may drop off
donations at any of the follow-
ing locations: Omni Amelia
Island Plantation (Associate
Services); Barnabas Center
:(11 South 11thSt.); Century
-21/John T. Ferreira Ins. (500
Centre St.); City of
Fe-nandina Beach City Hall
(Ash and Third streets); First
Coast Community Bank (14th
Street and 463719 SR200 in
Yulee); First Federal Bank
(1500 Sadler Road and 463845
SR200 at Chester Road in
Yulee); CBC National Bank

(1891 South 14th St.) Golf
Club of Amelia Island (4700
Amelia Pkwy.); Amelia Dental
Group (1947 Citrona Drive);
Rayonier (mill); RockTenn;
VyStar Credit Union (1900
South 14th St.); and the
Nassau County Volunteer
Center (1303 Jasmine St.,
Suite 104A).
For information call the
Volunteer Center at 261-2771
or e-mail ncvcfb@aol.com.
New To Ydu, the resale
store of The Barnabas Center,
will present a "Back To
School Extravaganza" on July
16 for families and students to
get a jump-start on school
clothing and supplies for the
upcomingschool year. Sizes
and styles of clothing should

appeal to kids as well as par-
ents and will feature warm,
and cold weather apparel.
Backpacks and other school
supplies will also be available.
There will be clowns, face
painting and other entertain-
ment surprises. Store hours
are 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at 930
South 14th St., Fernandina
Beach, Call 321-2334 for infor-
FBHS orientation
Fernandina Beach High
School, 435 Citrona Drive,
will host an end of summer
orientation on Aug. 2 from 9
a.m.-noon for seniors and
from 1-4 p.m. for juniors and
on Aug. 3 from 9 a.m.-noon
for sophomores.
All students should meet
in the multi-purpose room.
Students will be issued ID
cards, schedules and text-
books and will be able to pur-
chase lockers and parking
"Pirate Invasion," an orien-
tation program for all ninth,
grade students, new students
and their parents, is Aug. 4 at
9 a.m. in the multi-purpose
room. Students will be
issued ID card, schedules and
textbooks and.will be able to
purchase lockers and parking
The fall Open House is
Sept. 15 at 6:30 p.m. Call 261-
5713 for information.
FBMS orientation
Fernandina Beach Middle
School will hold orientation
for sixth graders and new stu-
dents on Aug. 11 at 7 p.m.
The first day of school is Aug.
15 and dismissal will be at
12:30 p.m. that day. An open
house will be held on Sept. 12
at 7 p.m. Call 491-7938.
Free physical
Free school physical vill

be given on Aug. 13 from 9
a.m.-2 p.m. at the Peck
Center, 501 South 10th St.,.
sponsored by CREED, in
partnership with the Nassau
County Health Department,
Baptist Medical Center
Nassau, Walmart Vision
Center, the city of Fernandina
Beach Recreation
Department and local
churches. School supplies
will be given away while they
Supplies needed
The Coalition for the
Reduction/Elimination of
Ethnic Disparities in Health,
or CREED, needs help provid-
ing school supplies for its
back to school event on Aug.
13 from 9 a.m.-2- p.m. at the
Peck Center, 501 South 10th
Needed are: Wide rule
notebook paper and composi-
tion books; college rule note-
book paper and composition.
books; pens and pencils;
crayons; glue sticks; hand
sanitizer; folders.
Please take supplies to the
Martin Luther King Center.
The contact person is the Rev.
John Coverdell or Harry Hill.
For information contact
CREED; 464126 SR 200,
Yulee, at 556-3363 or-email
Executive Director Jennett
Wilson-Baker at Jennett_
AIPC is registering for fall
2011 classes for 2- and 3-year-
olds. Two-year-olds attend
Tuesday and Thursday, 9:15
a.m.-12:15 p.m. for $125 a
month. Three-year-olds
attend Mondays, Wednesdays
and Fridays, 9:15 a.m.-12:15
p.m., for $175 a month. Call
261-1161 or email
info@aipcp.org. Visit

Peck Head Start is
enrolling children for the
2011-12 school year. This edu-
cational pre-school program
is free to any eligible child
who will be 3 years old by
Sept. 1. Hours are 8 a.m. to 2
p.m., Monday-Friday. Child-
ren receive free breakfast,
lunch, a snack and education-
al activities and other servic-
es. Families with children
with special needs are encour-
aged to apply. Gall 491-3630.
Early Impressions
Development Center offers a
free VPK program for all four-
year-olds, an after-school pro-
gram afd full-time openings
for infants through age four at
112 S. Third St., Fernandina
Beach and 464073 SR 200 in
Yulee. Call 206-4170 in
Fernandina or 310-9730 in
Yulee. Visit www.earlyimpres-
Miss Kate's
Miss Kate's Pre K, 1303
Jasmine St, is registering for
the 2011-12 school year,
including preschool for 3-
year-olds and VPK for 4-year-
olds and after-care until 5:30
p.m. Contact Miss Kate at
or 321-0049.
Step by Step Learning
Centers are registering for
the-fall VPK program at both
schools: 1986 Citrona Drive,
Fernandina Beach, 277-8700,
and 95734 Amelia Concourse,
Yulee, 261-6030. Register at
either school. If your child is
on the waiting list, call for
information about orientation
dates and times. Summer
camp is in progress, with
openings on a weekly basis.

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to isten, but slow to become angry .nd
that mans anger does not achieve Gods
righteous purpose. Each day, we are
faced with people who cannot control
their anger, and when they lose their
temper, they embarrass themselves and
cause ill feelings to others.
Although anger is a normal emotion
for self-preservanon, control or this
emotion Is necessary for getting along in
ou society. Even though we al may gel
angry for one reason or another when
we pot our lives and those around us in
jeopardy, we are not acting as God v.wuld
want us to.
We should concentrate on what m.iaes
us upset, and realize that when our anger
causes us to be out of control we are not
only hurting ourselves, but those around
us. We should try to not let other people's
actions affect our emotions in a huniul
way, and seeking
God's help and praying
about uncontrolled
anger will help us to
live a more peaceful

Deadline for wedding information and photos
is 3 p.m. Tuesday prior to publication on Friday. A brief
announcement of the wedding engagement or ceremony
will be published tree of charge. Additional Information may
run at a fee of $6.34 per column Inch. A photograph of the
bride or couple may be submitted and will run free at one
column by 2 1/2 inches. Larger photos will be charged a fee
of $6.34 per'column inch. Call 261-3696 for information.

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Mother/daughter duo in concert at St. Peter's

The St. Peter's Community Concert
Series resumes on Sunday, July 31 at 7
p.m. with a dazzling duo of piano and
organ presented by the mother/ daugh-
ter team of Susan T. McDuffie and
Margery McDuffie Whatley. This var-
.ied program will include a range of
favorites including duets and solo
pieces by Bach, Mozart, Brahms,
Lecuona, Widor, Porter and Gershwin.
McDuffie of Macon, Ga., is a gifted
pianist and organist and a recipient of
the 1998 Macon Arts Alliance Cultural
Award for outstanding contributions
to the Georgia arts scene. She recent-
ly received the Alumnae Award from
Wesleyan College, the first college for
women in the United States, for
Distinguished Service to the
Community. McDuffie is the former
organist-director of music ministries
at First Presbyterian Church and
Vineville Presbyterian Church in

Macon. She frequently performs as
organ and piano soloist and collabo-
rates as assisting artist with vocalists
and instrumentalists.
McDuffie has served as guest key-
boardist with the Macon Symphony
Orchestra and was the former accom-
panist for the Macon Civic Chorale and
the Choral Society of Middle Georgia.
She crosses many musical avenues per-
forming in a wide range of genres rang-
ing from classical to jazz to pop.
Her daughter, Margery McDuffie
Whatley, has performed across the
United States as a piano soloist and as
a chamber musician. Joining her broth-
er, Robert McDuffie, internationally
acclaimed violinist, she performed in
Rome, Italy at the Rome Chamber
Music Festival.
Whatley received her Master of
Music and Doctor of Musical Arts
degrees in piano performance at the

University of Southern California where
she studied with John Perry. She was
named the most outstanding piano doc-
toral graduate. She received her
Bachelor of Music degree from the
University of Cincinnati College-
Conservatory of Music where she stud-
ied with Frank Weinstock. She now
lives in Missoula, Mont.
Whatley has performed at the
University of Montana and for the past
two summers she has served on the
faculty of the University of Montana
Summer Piano Camp. She also serves
on the board of the String Orchestra of
the Rockies and as president of the
Missoula Music Teachers Association.
Prior to moving to Montana, she
was a tenured associate professor of
music at the University of Alabama in
Huntsville. There she also served as the
chair of the Department of Music and
received the university's Distinguished

Teaching Award. Possessing a strong
interest in making classical music
accessible to people of all ages and lis-
tening experiences, Whatley has pre-
sented a series of outreach programs
throughout cities in Georgia, California,
Iowa and Illinois. Her three CDs, Piano
Reflections-Encore Favorites, Margery
McDuffie Whatley plays Bach, Haydn,

Margery McDuffie
Whatley, left, and her
mother Susan T.
McDuffie will team up to
present a concert of
lk favorite duets, solos and
more on July 31 at 7
p.m. at St. Peter's
Episcopal Church.

Brahms and Ravel, and From Mozart to
Gershwin have received rave reviews
from Fanfare Magazine.
Tickets do not need to be purchased
in advance as a free will offering will be
taken at the door.'St Peter's Episcopal
Church is located at the corner of
Eighth Street and Atlantic Avenue. Visit'


Miracle Faith
With great joy, the Miracle Faith
Church of God family, located at
87688 Roses Bluff Road, will cele-
brate the 13th anniversaryof their
pastor, Bishop Willie J. Franklin Sr.
and family, today and July 22 at 7:30
p.m. and July 17 and 24 at 11:30 a.m.
and 5 p.m. The entire community is
invited to attend. For information call

Gospel Jubilee
Today at 4 p.m., Mt. Horeb
Baptist Church will sponsor a Gospel
Jubilee. Various male singing groups
will perform including New
Redeemed Missionary Baptist
Church Male Chorus of Jacksonville,
New Mount Pleasant Baptist Church
Male Chorus, Waycross, Ga., and
the Citywide Male Chorus of Calla-
han. Come out to 58552 Cooperneck
Road (Lessie community) in Hilliard
,and help uplift the name of Jesus.

Special concert
Solid Rock Church of God by
Faith presents Y'Anna Crawley in
concert on July 16 at 6 p.m. at New
Dimensions Church of God By Faith,
3142 W. Edgewood Ave., Jackson-
ville. Tickets are $35 in advance or
$40. at the door. Call (904) 225-5388
or visit www.solidrockcogbf.org.
Also appearing will be Jaiis Mays &
Restoration, Chiniah Pitts, Terri
Nightingale and Roosevelt Forehand
and the Crew. Hosted by Sherrie
Roberts of WCGL 1360.

"Speak the Word," an evening of
self expression through song, dance
and spoken word delivered by up
and coming local artists, will be held
at the Martin Luther King Recrea-'
tion Center, 1200 Elm St., Fernan-
dina Beach, on July 16 at 7 p.m.
Admission is free. Doors will open at
6:30 p.m. Come early to get a good
seat and bring your friends. This is a
family friendly event. For informa-
tion, contact Lois Cook at 624-3501.
S"Enhancing.Worship for the 21st .
Century," a one-day workshop to

help you enhance the worship expe-
rience at your church, will be held
from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. July 16 at
Memorial United Methodist Church
in Maxwell-Hall. Led by nationally
known worship clinician Dr. Marcia
McFee, the workshop will explore in
the four sessions how to make wor-
ship more vital in your congregation.
Registration cost is $50. For informa-
tion contact Joan Averett, director of
music and worship arts at 261-5769.

On July 19 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Northeast Florida Baptist
Association will have medical, finan-
cial screening and appointments at
Yulee Baptist Church, 85971 Harts
Road, 6n' a first-come, first-serve
basis, for the Mobile Dental Unit.
Only basic dental work (fillings and
extractions) is provided.- no clean-
ing, dentures or oral surgery You
must appear in person to make an
The Mobile Dental Unit of the
Florida Baptist CQnvention will be at
The Northeast Florida Baptist
Association July 25-29,'851035 US 17
North, Yulee. For information calf

Alumni convention
The Ralph J. Bunche/Camden
Cuntiint Ti airing SihoolAlumni .
Associai.iiri. .sillbl i tng its Biennial
Convention back to Camden County
July 21-24. Banquet keynote speaker
is the Rev. Vernal L. HarrisJr. of
Rochester, N.Y., formerly of Kings-
land, Ga., at 7 p.m. July 23 at the
Evergreen Baptist Church Family
Life Center, Kinlaw community.
Tickets are available at the :
RJB/CCTS Shrine & Museum, 1501
Georgia Ave., Woodbine, Ga., (912)
576-7131; or by calling Adell James at
(912) 882-3978 or Willie Hopkins at
318-8569. For the complete schedule
of events, call James or Hopkins.

A free Career Workshop will be
held on July 23 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at
the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-
day Saints, 2800 South 14th St.,
Fernandina Beach. The workshop,
presented in a group training ses-

Save the Children'
The O'Neal Memorial Baptist
Church, 474257 SR 200, will
observe "Save the Children Day"
at 3 p.m. on Sunday. The church
Youth Department and Black
Male Mentors will salute volun-
teers for their contributions to
Rose-Lennie Developmental
Learning Center, to I Can
Academy and to the community
at large.
This year marks the 17th
observance of re-dedication and
commitment to the cause of pro-
tecting and nurturing children. SUBMITTED
The Rev. Chris Mathis, acting pastor, will join pastor-elect, the Rev.
James Crutchfield, in leading the worship. Crutchfield, a minister
for more than two decades, will deliver the sermon for the service. A
native of Tennessee, he is the former pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist
Church in Tullahoma, Tenn. where he served 16 years, and of Mt.
Zion Baptist Church in Bell Buckle, Tenn., where, he led the congre-
nation for six years. He officially accepted God's appointment to the
office of pastor at O'Neal Memorial in April. Crutchfield is a gradu-
ate of Motlow College and Middle Tennessee State University. He
and his wife Sonjia, above, have three children and two grandchil-
dren. For information call 277-2606.

sion, teaches how to develop the
skills needed to achieve career.
objectives. It also teaches how to
identify goals, skills and experience;
resrum6s; on-line apps; interviewing;
i._I .**. ~1 .-. job listing websites; pre-
senting yourself in 30 seconds; edu-
cation aids; knowing your resources
and planning for continued success.
The workshop is free and open to
the public. To register call Henna
Kerins at 261-4099.

Calvary Baptist
Calvary Baptist Tabernacle,
87688 Roses Bluff Road, Yulee, will
feature guest speaker Terry Caffey
at 9:30 a.m. on July 24. Caffey has
appeared on TV shows such as "I
Survived" on the Biography Channel
and is the author of the book Terror
by Night. He has been described as
the modern-day Job.
On March 1, 2008 at 3 a.m.,
Caffey's wife and two young sons
were murdered by the then-
boyfriend of his 16-year-old daugh-
ter. Caffey was shot.over a dozen

times and left to die while the attack-
ers burned their house down. Hear,
how he survived and share his testi-
mony about forgiveness and how
God pulled him through:thisterrible
ordeal. Contact the Rev. Mii-hdel S: .'
Bowen at 321-7850 for information.

Family & Friends Day
. Mount Horeb Baptist Church ,
(Lessie community) in Hilliard will
celebrate its annual Family &
Friends Day on July 24 at 11 a.m.
The community is invited to come
and fellowship. The speaker will be
the Rev. George Fluellen, pastor of
New Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
and Welcome Friends Baptist
Church in Eastman, Ga.

Free dinner
Springhill Baptist Church will
serve meals for individuals and fami-
lies in need in the area on Thursday,
July 28 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the
church, 941017 Old Nabsauville
Meals are served on the fourth

Thursday of each month. The
church also delivers meals to those
who cannot come. On the day of the
meal if possible, anyone attending, or
needing a meal delivered, should call
261-4741, ext 110 in advance. For
information, call Robyn Stuckey at

First Assembly of God, 302 South
14 St., Fernandina Beach, will host a
local "house of prayer" meeting July
29 from 6p.m.-12 p.m. It will be a
time of worship in music and song,
with intercession for the spiritual
health of the community. All are
invited. For information call 261-

Hispanic dinner
LaTierra Prometida (The
Promised Land) will host a dinner
featuring an array of Hispanic dishes
from 5 p.m. until... July 30 at 416
Alachua St. in the old Baptist church.
Come taste the traditional foods of
Honduras, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, El
Salvador and Mexico. There is no -
charge for admission, although dbna-
tions will be happily accepted. All
donations will go'to the building fund
for the Spanish ministry at La Tierra
Prometida. For information call
(904) 349-2595.
The Jewish Community of Amelia
Island will host a Havdalah service
on July.3Q. Havdalah, which means
"separation," marks the end of a
sacred time period, the Sabbath.
Gather at 7 p.m., services at 7:30
p.m. Bring a dessert and/or wine for
socializing afterwards. To RSVP, for
more information and the location,
contact Debbie Price at 310-6060 or

Dye Ministry
Love Ministry is still glorifying
the Lord. Join them at 10:30 am. on
July,30 to hear guest speaker
Minister Theadessa Williams Navite
tell how God changed her. Minister
Presiding Barbara Jenkins. Covenant
Community Church, Pastor Ludine
Pinkney, 528 S. Eighth St Call 261-

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

Sunday School ................................9:30 am
Sunday Worship..............................10:45 am
Wednesday AWANA........................6:15 pm
Wednesday Bible Study ...............6:30 pm
941017-Old Nassauville Road County Rd-107 South
Fernandina Beach, FL32034

La Tierra Prometida.
(Trrhe Promise Land)
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Sunday Wednesday
11 am 7:30pm 7:30pm
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"Discover the Difference" at
Amelia Baptist
Pastor: Dr. H. Neil Helton
Sunday Worship Service 10:30ami
Bible Study 9am
Nursery provided for all services
Small group studies-Adults 6pm
Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pm
Preschool and Children Activities
Comer of Bccaneer &Ge&bing Road, Fernandina Bch
For More Infonration Call: 261-9527

Ted Schroder, Pastor
Sunday Worship: 9:15 & 11.15 am
Allare Welcome
36 Bowman Road, 277-4144
OffA1A at entrance to Omni Resort
Amelia Island Plantation

Rev, Jose I
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Saturday Vigil Mass 4 pm & 5:30 pm
Saturday 4 pm Mass at Yulee Uniled Methodist Church
.Sunday Masses 8:00am, 1000am, & 12:00pm
Daily Mass 8.30am Mon, Wed., Thurs & Fri.
6 pm Tuesday
Holy Day Masses Vigl-6:00pm:
Holy Oay 8.30am, 6.00pm
Confessions. Saturday 3:15pm 3,45 pm or by appt
Telephone Numbers:
Parish Ofice: 904-261-3472; Fax 904-321-1901
Emergency Number 904-277-6566

Living Waters
world outreach
Contemporary Worship
SUN 9:30am
SWED 7 : 0 0 pm
,a Youth, Nursery &
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Innovative Style, Contemporary Music,
Pastor Mike Kwiatkdwski
85520 Miner Rd. Yulee, FL 32097
Sunday Worship 9:00am and 10:30am
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20 South Ninth Street 261-4907
Rev. Darien K. Bolderi Sr., Pastor
The Church
in the Ieart of the Cily
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Heart of All People
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1 Fellowship
17982 N. Main Street, Jacksonville
Oust south of Yulee on US 17)
Sunday School 9:30 AM
Morning Worship 10:30 AM
Tuesday Bible Study 6:30 PM
-Wednesday Choir Practice 7:00 PM
Dr. Dave Lawson

Pastor : Dr. Alan Brown
Sunday School. ............. 9:45A.M.
Worship Service............ 10:55A.M.
Discipleship Training .........6:00P.M.
Evening Worship ............ 6:OOP.M.
Wednesday Fellowship Supper .. 6:OOP.M.
Wednesday Prayer Service .....7:00P.M.
736 Bonnlevlew Road (ac ross ~nSadlr Rd.)
904-261-461S (church office)
Nursery provided

First Baptist
Fernandina Beach
S9:00 Life Groups
10:15 AM & 6:00 PM
Wednesday 6:30 PM

96362 Blackrock Rd., Yulee
Sunday Morning Worship Services-10"30 am
Sunday School 9:15am
Friday 6'45 9600 Awana
Worship Service 10'30 (Childrens Church)
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Safety patrol in D.C.
The Yulee Elementary School Safety Patrol Team visited our
nation's capital this past May. We would like to thank the local busi-
nesses and donors for their generous support which allowed this
memorable occasion to happen and the Nassau County School
Board for allowing us to take the trip. A special thank you to the
Nassau County Sheriff's Office for sending an officer with us.
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Helping misdemeanor offenders

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Most people associate the
Salvation Army with feeding
and helping needy people and
ringing bells at Christmas, but
they may not be aware of a
small office in Yulee, where
the Salvation Army offers
help and support to those con-
victed of misdemeanor offens-
Programs for prisoners are
not new to the Salvation Army,
whose founder, William Booth,
was knocking on doors of pris-
ons in 1852 offering to help
newly released offenders.
Petty theft of less than $300,
simple battery, criminal mis-
chief, DUI'and other misde-
meanors are usually punished
with one year in jail and up to
a $500 fine. In 1974 the Florida
Legislature removed the
power to supervise probations
of those who commit misde-
meanor offenses
from the State Parole and
Probation Commission. This
left the courts without an
agency to supervise these
The following year, proba-
tion supervision was assigned
by Duval County Judge Major
Harding to The Salvation Army
in Jacksonville.
After garnering favorable
reviews, the program expand-
ed to include other counties,
resulting in passage of The
Salvation Army Act by the leg-
islature in 1978.
Director of Salvation Army
Correctional Services Colleen
Reardon said, "We offer a holis-
tic approach by helping them
get a skill, do meetings if they
need drug or alcohol counsel-
ing, feeding them
and helping them find hous-
The Salvation Army
Correctional Services also
helps clients with mental
health issues find the assis-
tance they require.
Individuals at the Yulee
office are most often' referred
to Hope House at 410 S. Ninth
St. 'n Fernandina Beach, with
its social services and food
pantry. Jacksonville referrals

Chief Probation Counselor Melvin Malcolm confers with Colleen Reardon, director of
Salvation Army Correctional Services.

are made for those requiring
residential programs for drugs
and alcohol.
"We work with individuals
to address the economic, social
and emotional issues in the
family as well as the court
ordered probation," said
One recent program has
individuals referred to county
departments with projects as
opposed to jail time as recom-
mended by the judge..
Assigned tasks might include
picking up trash along a des-
ignated area of highway, clear-
ing out a ditch or painting
stripes in a parking lot
"This is a great feature for
probationers in the communi-
ty to give back for the offense
committed. It also provides


'We would like to thank udge Burgess, Judge
Foster and the county commissioners for their
continued support. The Salvation Army is
very connected to the community and the
work we do here. We look forward to
continued years ofservice in Nassau County.'

some savings in the commu-
nity too. We also network with
businesses to
hire our probationers. This
past spring we organized a job
fair which was well received
and I believe it will become an
annual event," said Reardon.
Additional programs han-
dled out of the Yulee office
include anger management
classes, batterers' intervention
programs and a job services
1', .,g ;,,i, that offershifterinlet
. i, ith'iotifiled i jbb seek-
Reardon encourages com-
munity participation.
"We would like to see peo-
ple and businesses reach out

and mentor individuals in our
program or volunteer at vari-
ous events throughout the
The Salvation Army
Correctional Services Yulee
office is located at 463189 SR
200. Business hours are
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
and Friday from 8 am.-5 p.m.,
Thursday from 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
and Saturday by appointment
SHours are also offered at
the' Salvati1on Arimy Hope
House, 410 S. Ninth St.,
Fernandina Beach, on Friday
from 8-11:30 a.m. and 1:15-4
p.m. Phone 225-1958.


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monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Republicans are welcome.
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FRIDAY, JULY 15. 2011

No offseason for Hornets' Rainey, Henry

News Leader

There's little downtime for
football players even in the
offseason. Especially for
Yulee's Kelvin Rainey and
Derrick "Shocka" Henry.
Rainey was offered a full
ride to play football at South
Carolina and verbally accept-
"The program is really
good," said the 18-year-old
incoming senior at Yulee
High School. 'The campus is
really nice. It's a little town
like Yulee, so it won't be in a
different environment.
'"The thing that really got
me was the academics. It's
perfect. It's what I needed. It
just got me."
Rainey will be trading in
his Hornet green and gold for
a Gamecock digs in 2012.
"Steve Spurrier is one of
the best coaches in the
nation," Rainey said. "It was a
good program last year arid
they're always in the top 25."
But before he can focus on
his freshman year in South
Carolina, Rainey has his final
season as a Hornet ahead of
"We're not going to be as
big, but we're going to be big-
ger and faster," Rainey said. "I
expect.us to come out and hit
people hard."
The Hornets aren't shying
away from the competition
either. They take on state
champion Buford in a game
televised on ESPN.
'They're a talented foot-
ball team," Rainey said. "Big,
physical, fast. No one we can't
hang with. It will be a chal-
"When you face Bolles
every year, you prepare your-
self for the best."
Teammate Henry, who
will be. junior this fall, was
among the nation's elite play-
ers attending "The Opening,"
Nike and ESPN's invitation-
only showcase of the top 150
athletes in the country.
Henry qualified in Orlan-
do this spring after posting a
123 SPARQ rating at a com-
'The Opening" was held
July 5-9 and consisted of test-
ing, training and competition
among the athletes. The
SPARQ competition was held
on July 6 and broadcast on
In the preliminary testing,
Henry qualified in the top 10
with a score of 134.19. Henry

Kelvin Rainey, left, is wrapped up by a teammate during the spring scrimmage game at Yuiee High School. Derrick "Shocka" Henry, right, dodges
opponents during the jamboree in Callahan.

scored a record-setting score
of 138.51 in the finals, but
three others posted higher'
scores: Landon Collins of
Louisiana posted the high
score at 143.76.
Henry finished fourth
"Outstanding, considering A.
only three underclassmen
were invited," said J.T.
Medley, assistant coach at
Yulee High School and both
players' former middle school
coach. 'The rest will be sen-
lors next season."
SPlayers received instruc-.
tion from NFL and former
NFL players on the second
day. Among the high-profile
instructors were Jerry Rice,
Jonathan Stewart, Dwayne
Bowe; Joe Haden, Patrick
Peterson and Ray Rice.
Skill players and linemen
were broken up into teams
for lineman competition and
seven-on-seven on the final

two days of the event.
Vidal Alexander of
Georgia finished as the top
lineman at the event. Henry's
team, Team Alpha Talon, won
the seven-on-seven national
championship, edging Team
Vapor Carbon 12-7.
'Henry was not only the
most valuable player on the
all-Nassau County football
team last season, he earned
all-First Coast offensive play-
er of the year honors and was
named MaxPreps' national,
sophomore of the yeai.
The awards were justified
with Henry rushing for 2,788
yards and 39 Hornet touch-
Rainey was also on the all-
county football team. He had
20 receptions for 415 yards
and four scores at wide
receiver. As a linebacker for
Yulee, Rainey had 77 tackles,
an interception and a forced

Henry, left, placed fourth overall at "The
Opening," Nike and ESPN's invitation-
only showcase of the nation's top ath-
letes. Rainey, above, oh his first visit to
South Carolina.

Mountain climbing, whitewaterraftingforpair ofbeach boys

My son Parker and I recently went
away to the mountains of North
Carolina to try our hands at some
mountain adventures. It was the
firsttime we had done any such trip together.'
The first step was finding the right guide to
help us with the trip.
After doing my research, I found Joe
Moerschbaecher with Pura Vida Adventures
(pvadventures.com) to assist us. Joe holds a
master's degree in adventure
recreation from Ohio
University and has taught col-
lege courses in climbing,
kayaking, mountain biking
'" and backpacking. He holds
S certifications as a Wilderness
S First Responder, an American
S Canoe Association Swiftwater
Rescue Instructor and an
American Canyoneering
SPODTS Association guide.
Joe was exactly who I was
MEDICINE looking for. As you can imag-
ine, I am big on experience
GREGORY and safety.
SMITH. M.D. Our first day would be
spent rocking climbing at
... Looking Glass Rock, a 600-
foot bare-faced wall in the
Pisgah National Forest in Brevard near
Asheville. At the bottom of the mountain,
there is a trail which climbs 1,700 feet over a
three-mile hike and typically takes about.two
hours to traverse.
For those less adventurous, there is road
access with only a short hike to the rock.
This was my first experience rock climbing.
Joe went up first, securing the safety ropes.
Then we were off. I've tried the rock climbing
walls at gymnasiums and outdoor parks, but
this was totally different. You have to find your
spots of access, determining exactly where to
grab on to get your hold or where to wedge
your foot in order to propel yourself up.
It is very physical, but very fun. We did sec-
tional climbs of 150 up and then back down. I
made three runs, but my son'did it six times. It
was great.
We then moved to another area for our first
try at rappelling. We walked up a hill and then
were faced with a 75-foot cliff straight down to
the bottom.

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Gregory Smith and son Parker tackle a waterfall on a recent outdoor adventure trip.

Joe secured the ropes, got me into my har-
ness and, after a brief instruction, basically
said, "Go ahead."
Standing on the edge of that cliff, it takes a
lot of trust in the rope to simply lean back and
start lowering yourself down. Within my first
10 feet of descent', Joe yells down to me, "You
-seem a little tense," which of course was
almost comical. I thought, "Of course, I'm
tense. I'm dangling 75 feet in the air with my
spine pointed straight to the ground."
However, I did become more comfortable
and, after a couple of runs, it became quite
enjoyable. Parker loved it as well and actually
seemed less nervous than I did.
Day two would involve what is considered
"canyoneering." This basically was a nice hike
through the Cougar Canyon forest, climbing
up the mountain to find a river and then mak-
ing your way out,. following it downstream.
We came to a beautiful waterfall with only
one way down, rappelling. It was fantastic. I
was much more comfortable at this point and

climbing down with the water rushing beside
me was absolutely breathtaking. Parker did
great and Joe was very happy for him as well,
telling him he was the youngest to ever navi-
gate the climb.
Caving would fill the next day. We traveled
about an hour and a half into Johnson City,
Tenn., to explore Worley's Cave. Our trek
would take us four and a half hours to travel a
mile and a half. It was like being on the moon.
With only a helmet and a headlamp we
made our way through the cave. It was a very
physical journey; we had to watch each step in
order to avoid tripping, falling at times hav-
ing to climb up some 15 feet and crawling.
Lots and lots of crawling and lots of tight
spaces. At times we had to crawl flat on our
.. Ill. -,through an opening of just 14 inches
for about 50-60 feet.
By the end, we were tired and extremely
muddy but were thrilled with the experience.
Our final outing was a little less strenuous,
whitewater rafting on the French Broad River.

While the surroundings are absolutely gor-
geous and calming, there were class two. and
three rapids to quicken your pulse.
This was a really good way to end the trip.
We contemplated adding a mountain biking
outing at the last minute, but were simply too
tired for more.
This was a great trip and I would highly
recommend it to anyone looking to do some-
thing a little different and a little outside their
comfort zone.

7Tis column is written to discuss issues
regarding sports, medicine and safety. It is not
intended to serve as a replacement for treatment
by a doctor It is only designed to offer guidelines
on the prevention, recognition and care of
injuries and illness. Specific concerns should be
discussed with a physician. Mail questions to
Gregory Smith, M.D., 1250 S. 18th St.. Suite
204, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034. For infor-
mation, call 261-8787 or visit
www.gsm ithm d.com.


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FRIDAY. JULY 15,2011 SPORTS News-Leader

Sign up forYuleePop Warner
Yulee Pop Wamer will hold registration for
football and cheerleading from 9 a.m. to noon
July 16 at the ballpark on Goodbread Road.

Beatthe Heat'shoots
Amelia Shotgun Sports in Yulee will host
two "Beat the Heat" tournaments July 31.
Register from 8-9:55 a.m. for the morning
tournament or from 1-2:30 p.m. for the after-
noon shoot. Fees are $60 and $45 for juniors.
Call 548-9818 or email clyde@ameliashot-

An outdoor yoga benefit will be held from
9-10 a.m. Saturday at Central Park in Fernan-
dina Beach. Partial proceeds benefit Micah's
Place. J.P. and Cassie lead an upbeat, music-
filled 60-minute yoga class with snacks and .
conversation to follow. All levels of yogis and
non-yogis welcome. There will be a drawing
to win yoga gear.
Bring your own mat and water. A $10
donation is suggested. Fifty percent of all pro-
ceeds will go to Micah's Place, a certified
domestic violence center and the only one
serving Nassau County. For information, visit
www.GoYogalnc.com or call 545-0477.

Ferandina PopWarer
Fernandina Beach Pop Wamer is holding
registration for football and cheerleading.
Fees are $150 per child with a $125 fee for
each additional sibling. Registration is held
every Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon at the
field house and available online at
www.leaguelineup.com/fbpwa. For informa-
tion contact Chrisie McNulty Oliver at 277-

The professional tennis staff at The Ritz-
Carlton, Amelia Island is holding Kids
Summer Tennis Camps in July and August.
The morning classes, 8-10:30 a.m., are for
players 10 years and younger. Children 11
years and older attend the 10:30 a.m. to 1
p.m. class.
Children do not have to be experienced
players. The camps are limited to 10 players
per session for a personalized'approach and
are.held on the clay courts at the resort.
The camp runs Monday through Thursday
with Friday reserved as a rain date. The cost
is $100 per week/per child. The remaining
classes are July 18-21, July 25-28, Aug. 1-4
and Aug. 8-11. The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia
Island is located at 4750 Amelia Island
Parkway. For information and reservations,
call the tennis shop at 491-6793.

The Amelia Island Sailing Club meets the
first Tuesday at the Kraft Athletic Clubat Ten
Acres. Social hour at 6:30 p.m; meeting at
S7:30 p.m. Coniaci CQmrriodoreBiII Bass at
277-4398 or wwcoaess,:'bellsouhl nei or visil

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Join the McArthur Family YMCA this fall for
flag football (ages 4-14) and volleyball (Ages
8-14). Football practices are Mondays,
Tuesday or Thursdays after.5 p.m. with
games Saturdays. Volleyball practices are
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or Friday.
The season runs from Aug. 27 to Oct. 22.
Each flag football participant receives a
reversible Jaguar jersey and an award at the
end of the season; volleyball players also
receive a jersey and an award at the end of
the season. Registration ends July 21. Fees
are $50 for members and $100 for non-mem-
bers. Visit www.firstcoastymca.org or call 261-

Continental Championship Wrestling
Returns to the Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center July 16 with a 7:30 p.rm. bell time. It's
Scout night and all active Boy Scouts in uni-
form get free admission. After suffering a seri-
ous neck injury, local fan favorite "Rock 'n'
Roll" Chris Turner will make an announce-
ment concerning the future of his career.
The lineup includes Scotty Biggs vs. Mad
Dog Miller, Hayden Price vs. Kevin Toole,
women's champion Samantha Steele vs.
Jasmine Simpson and many morp matches
including such CCW superstars as "Sir" lan
Shire, Dante "The Dragon" Steel, John
Dbuglas, Fred Avery, Ricky Jay and a host of
.others. A portion of proceeds benefit Shiny
Badges. Visit www.ccwrestling.biz.

JaxSprintTriathlonon Amelia
The Jax Sprint Triathlon Series, comes to
Amelia Island July 16. Registration opens at
5:30 a.m.; first wave at 7:30 a.m. from Main
Beach. Swim a quarter-mile In the warm
waters of the Atlantic Ocean (beach start) with
a fresh water shower- into transition No. 1.
Swim caps are provided in race packets
and are required during the swim. Bike the
16-mile flat, fast, out-and-back course along
the coastline. Then run three miles with water
stations at mile marks. The run course is out-
and-back through the North fletcher island
community. Register at www.lmAthlete.com.
For information, contact DRC Sports at (352)
637-2475 or info@drcsports.com.

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Amelia Shotgun Sports, 8P300 Hot Shot:
Trail in Yulee, is hosting its firs youth sporting
clays clinic Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to 3:30
p.m.The clinic is an introductory session to
the shooting sport of "sporting clays," a great
training tool forhunting and clay target shoot-
The fee is $50 per youth/adult pair and
includes clay targets, ammunition, use of a
shotgun and lunch. Just 15 spots are avail-
able, so register early. Deadline is July 30.
Shooters 14-18 years old can participate
with an adult. Included in the clinic are safety'
training and instruction by a certified NRA
instructor, 50 clay targets per individual and
picnic lunch.
Shooting will be supervised by an experi-
enced shooter. The morning session will
include safety instruction, shotgun familiariza-
tion and operation and live firing at straight
away clay targets. A safety review and ques-
rion-and-answer session will be conducted
during lunch. The afternoon session will be
conducted in small,groups on the sporting
clays course supervised by an experienced
.Experienced shooters may use their own
shotgun with the approval of the instructor;
and a parent or legal guardian must sign a
permission slip for:the youth shooter and the
adult shooter must sign a release form for


The Yulee Little League 9-10 allstar girls softball team captured the district crown and
advance to the section tournament Saturday in Port St. John. The team includes, front
row from left, Haley Bernard, Gracie Tate, Faith Cooner; second row, Morghan
Johnson, Melissa Verri,,Summer Roach, Teah Steel, Paige Fouse, Miah Russell, Jamie
Morris; back row, coaches Phillip Cooner, Amanda Harvey and Jeremiah Russell and
manager Ben Fouse.

City junior golf camps next week

The Fernandina Beach
Golf Club will hold its junior
golf camp Monday through
July 22. The camp will run
from 8:30-10:30 a.m. and will
conclude with a golf tourna-
ment on the final day.
The clinic will cover all
aspects of the golf game
including rules, etiquette, put-
ting, short game and the full
swing. A lunch and awards
ceremony will be held at the
conclusion-of Friday's tourna-
Register at the Fernandina
Beach Golf Club. Questions


may be directed to Michael
Cooper at 277-7370 or mcoop-

Clare Cleland of Fernan-,
dina Beach played golf Tues-
day at Laurel Island in Kings-
land, Ga., with a group of
eight friends. She shot an 83
with back-to-back birdies on
the fhont nine.

SCleland, who turned 85
years old May 2, was thrilled
with this special golf round.

Membershps available
The Amelia Island Club
has made memberships avail-
able to families who live out-
side of Amelia Island Planta-
tion. Membership provides
access to Long Point, Oak
Marsh and Ocean Links
courses along with all the
resort facilities. Contact
Donna Bilger at bilger.donna


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Pinch-a-Penny/BSM 7
Capital Inventory 6
Pirate Island Properties 15
Knights 11
Like a Boss 30
Burbank Sports Nets 20
Swinging Richards 20
Burbank Sports Nets 19
Like a Boss 27
A!Team 22
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P5 19
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Baker Sports 18
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Women's league
June 28
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First Coast Crane 4

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The Team Fernandina Stingrays swam against the Argyle Waves Saturday in the regular season finale. The swim team is gearing up
for the River City Swim League Championships in Jacksonville July 28-31. Emma Johnson, left, is all business as she swims the
50 breaststroke. Bella Hernandez, above right, breezes through the backstroke leg of the individual medley event, finishing sixth.
Smiling and swimming, rookie swimmer Maili Harris, above left, competes in the 25 freestyle.


Team Fernandina Stingrays (472)
at Argyle Waves (655)
July 7
Times: Corinne Priest, 100 IM,
50 free, 100 back; Johnathan Purdy,
50 free; Josh Reeve, 100 IM, 50 fly;
Carmen Watson, 50 free
B times: Abby Thomas, 25 free;
Bryson Baxter, 50 free; Caitlyn
O'Rourke, 100 IM, 50 free; Camp
Priest, 100 IM; Carmen Watson, 50
breast, 50 fly; Carrie Fletcher, 50
free; Johnathan Azar, 50 free, 50 fly;
Johnathan Purdy, 100 IM, 50 fly; :
Josh Reeve, 100 breast; Juliana
Reeve, 100 IM; Lauren Shelton, 100
IM; Natalia Janzen, 50 free; Patrick
Croft, 100 IM, 50 fly; Will Fletcher,.
50 breast
Girls 6-and-under
25 SC meter freestyle: 1. Felicity
Acosta, 24.83; 2. Marley Thomas,
26.67; 4. Lauren Johnson, 32.81; 5.
Maili Harris, 32.95; 6. Elizabeth Her-
nandez, 33.28; 7. Gracie Dillingham,
33.73; 9. Kaitlyn Aarons, 43.40; 11.
Ivy Bradley, 52.46; 15. Kaia Harris,
1:08.58; 16. Sydney Pike, 1:09.74.
25 SC meter backstroke: 1.
Felicity Acosta, 25.74; 2. Marley
Thomas, 29.94; 3. Elizabeth
Hernandez, 31.66; 4. Lauren
Johnson, 32.58; 5. Gracie
Dillingham, 35.61; 6. Maili Harris,
36.77; 8. Kaittyn Aarons, 39,56; 12.
Kaia Harris, 53.81; 13. Ivy Bradley,
1:01.16; 15. Sydney Pike, 1:40.42.
Girls 8-and-under
25 SC meter freestyle: 1. Abby
Thomas, 20.67; 4. Lacey Libby,
27.94; 5. Megan Howard, 29.13 6.
Sarah Pagliughi, 31.37.
25 SC meter backstroke: 1.
Abby Thomas, 28.11; 4. Megan
Howard, 32.68; 6. Lacey Libby,
25 SC meter breaststroke: 2.
Lacey Libby, 30.03; 4. Ivy Bradley,
30.53; 5. Abby Thomas, 30.67; 6.
Sarah Pagiu:J ih, :-,
25 -*_ rn I-I t.ur ,11 1 '.1 iir. ,
Thoma.. .I. ; '. r Ir F .iliuli
100 SC meter freestyle Relay: 2.
Felicity Acosta, Elizabeth
Hernandez, Sarah Pagliughi, Marley
Thomas, 2:02.05; 3. Lacey Libby,
Lauren Johnson, Maili Harris,
Megan Howard, 2:07.88; 4. Kaia
Harris, Gracie Dillingham,.Kaitlyn
Aarons, Ivy Bradley, 3:36.65.
Girls 9-10
50 SC meter freestyle: 1. Juliana
Reeve, 41.14; 2. Lauren Shelton,
43.64; 3. Eve Thomas, 46.53; 4.'
Katelyn Nassar, 47.54; 6. Macie
Clay, 54.49; 7. Abigail Barnard,
55.49; 9. Tadia Dunton, 1:15.79.
50 SC meter backstroke: 1.
Katelyn Nassar, 55.43; 2. Made
Clay, 1:04.68; 4. Tadia Dunton,
50 SC meter breaststroke: 1.
Juliana Reeve, 53.57; 2. Lauren
Shelton, 53.79; 4. Katelyn Nassar,
50 SC meter butterfly: 1. Eve
Thomas, 54.25; 5. Mace Clay
1:11.19; 6. Abigail Barnard, 1:23.48.
100 SC meter IM: 1. Juliana
Reeve, 1:41.83; 3. Lauren Shelton,
1 51.13; 4. Eve Thomas, 1:56.71.

Girls 10-and-under
200 SC meter freestyle relay: 1.
Katelyn Nassar, Eve Thomas, Abby
Thomas, Juliana Reeve, 3:12.95; 2.
Lauren Shelton, Macie Clay Abigail
Barnard, Tadia Dunton, 3:50.57.
Girls 11-12
50 SC meter freestyle: 1.
Carmen Watson,. 31.53; 5. Natalia
Janzen, 34.65; 6. Katie Rojas,
36.12; 8. Emma Johnson, 38.08; 9.
Shelby Bradley, 38.30; 10. Camille
Best, 38.53; 13. Bella Hernandez,
41.85; 15. Maddie Young, 44.20; 19.
Ashling Boyle, 56.71.
50 SC meter backstroke: 3.
Camille Best, 55.40; 5. Ashling
Boyle, 1:12.47,
50 SC meter breaststroke: 2.
Carmen Watson, 45.01; 3. Katie
Rojas, 47.19; 5. Maddie Young,
52.30; 6. Shelby Bradley, 54.42; 10.
Emma Johnson, .1:01.62.
50 SC meter butterfly: 1.
Carmen Watson, 36.14; 5. Natalia
Janzen, 43.14; 7. Camille Best,
46.98; 8. Bella Hemandez, 49.16;
11. Maddie Young, 54.83; 13.
Ashling Boyle, 1:15.95.
100 SC meter IM: 4. Shelby
Bradley, 1:39.81; 5 Katie Rojas,
1:40.25; 6. Bella Hemandez,
200 SC meter freestyle relay: 1.
Katie Rojas, Shelby Bradley, Natalia
Janzen, Carmen Watson, 2:22.23;
4. Bella Hemandez, Emma
Johnson, Maddie Young, Camille
.Best, 2:48.69.
Girls 13-14
50 SC meter freestyle: 3. Zoe
Reyes, 33.46; 4. Chloe Birch, 36.13;
6. Jade Beasley, 36.99; 7. Emma
Priest, 37.68.
100 SC meter breaststroke: 3.
Emma Priest, 1:52.82.
50 SC meter butterfly: 2. Zoe
Reyes, 40.16; 3. Jade Beasley,.
40.56; 4. Emma Priest, 46.57.
100 SC meter IM:2. Zoe Reyes,
1 7 - :. ,*l -I.- Birph, 1:30.59;'4.
- iL t eait., 1 31.42; 6. Georgia
Lyn Young, 1:40.84.
200 SC meter freestyle relay: 2.
Jade Beasley, Emma Priest, Chloe
SBirch, Zoe Reyes, 2:22.51.
Girls 15-18
50 SC meter freestyle: 1.
Corinne Priest, 28.63; 3. Caitlyn
O'Rourke, 32.16; 4. Carrie Fletcher,
32.55; 6. Maddy Higginbotham,
33.35; 12. Ashlyn Nassar, 37.73; 17.
Destiny Sutton, 42.07.
100 SC meter backstroke: 1.
Corinne Priest, 1:10.98; 3. Caitlyn
O'Rourke, 1:25.33.
100 SC meter breaststroke: 2.
Carie Fletcher, 1:34.02;3..
Savannah Shelton, 1:38.20;: 5.
Michelle Manson, 1:43.78.
50 SC meter butterfly: 2. Maddy
Higginbotham, 38.55; 4. Ashlyn
Nassar, 42.37; 6. Michelle Manson,
43.97; 9. Savannah Shelton, 46.99;
11. Destiny Sutton, 49.56.
100 SC meter IM: 1. Corinne
Priest, 1:14.35; 4. Caitlyn O'Rourke,
1:23.14; 6. Michelle Manson,
1:32.36; 8. Savannah Shelton,
1:37.20; 12. Ashlyn Nassar, 1:46.58;
13. Destiny Sutton, 1:48.59.
Girls 11-18 200 SC meter

freestyle relay: 1. Caitlyn O'Rourke,
Maddy Higginbotham, Carrie
Fletcher, Corinne Priest, 2:08.53; 3.
Ali Elwell, Savannah Shelton,
Ashlyn Nassar, Michelle Manson,
Boys 6-and-under
25 SC meter freestyle: 1. Jake
Drummond, 29.51; 4. Finn O'Malley,
25 SC meter backstroke: 2.
Jake Drummond, 36.87; 3. Finn
O'Malley, 56.49.
Boys 8-and-under
25 SC meter freestyle: 6. Aidan
Watson, 34.47; 8. Mitchell Aarons,
25 SC meter backstroke: 4.
Aidan Watson, 35.67.
100 SO meter freestyle Relay: 2.
Mitchell Aarons, Aidan Watson, Finn
O'Malley, Jake Drummond, 2:27.78.
Boys 9-10
50 SC meter freestyle: 4. Keith
Jones, 50.35; 5..Jack Young, 53.78;
7. Ibrahim Mreich, 55.83; 10. Lenny
Ross, 58.50.
50 SC meter backstroke: 3.
Keith Jones, 59.82; 4; Luke Libby,
50 SC meter breaststroke: 6.
Luke Libby, 1:12.47: 8. Keith Jones,
100 SC meter IM: 5. Luke Libby,
2:21.00; 6. Ibrahim Mreich, 2:33.85.
Boys 10-and-under 200 SC
meter freestyle relay; 3. Ibrahim
Mreich, Keith Jones, Jack Young,
Luke Libby, 3:40.01.
Boys 11-12 -
50 SC meter freestyle: 1. Camp
Priest, 34.69.
50 SC meter breaststroke: 1.
Will Fletcher, 44.88; 2. Camp Priest,
45.35; 6. Michael Coleman, 1:08.47.
50 SC meter butterfly: 2. Will
Fletcher, 42.48.
100 SC meter IM:2. Camp
Priest, 1:25.34; 3. Will Fletcher,
Boys 13-14
50 SC meter freestyle: 2.
Connor McLean, 32.81; 3. Josh
Mazur, 33.31; 4. Matthew-SooHoo.
34.04; 8. Graham Croft, 38.37.
100 SC meter backstroke: 2.
Carson Nave, 1:30.23; 3. Matthew
SooHoo, 1:42.24. ,
100 SC meter breaststroke: 3.
Josh Mazur, 1:44.67.
S50 SC meter butterfly: 1. Carson
Nave, 34.76; 3. Connor McLean,
41.60; 4. Matthew SooHoo, 42.88.
100 SC meter IM: 3. Carson
Nave, 1:20.52; 6. Graham Croft,
: 200 SC meter freestyle relay: 1.
Josh Mazur, Graham Croft, Robert
Peters, Connor McLean, 2:14.61.
Boys 15-18
50'SC meter freestyle: 2.
Johnathan Purdy, 26:07; 3. Bryson
Baxter, 28.42; 4. Johriathan Azar,
28.91; 7. Christopher Azar, 29.42;
10. Stephen SooHoo, 30.75; 11.
Cole Gallup, 30.97; 12. Griffin
Young, 31.31; 13. Austin Young,
33.34; 14. Michael Azar, 33.82.
100 SC meter breaststroke: 1.
Josh Reeve, 1:16.30; 2. Patrick

Croft, 1:21.61.
50 SC meter butterfly: 2. Josh
Reeve, 28.63; 3. Johnathan Purdy,
31.29; 5. Patrick Croft, 31.71; 6.
Johnathan Azar, 31.82; 8. Bryson
Baxter, 32.50; 9. Christopher Azar,
34.62; 10. Cole Gallup, 36.00; 11.
Stephen SooHoo, 38.04; 12. Austin
Young, 40.53; 13. Michael Azar,

100 SC Meter IM: 2. Josh
Reeve, 1:08.21; 3. Johnathan
Purdy, 1:09.30; 4. Patrick Croft,
1:10.48; 6. Bryson Baxter, 1:16.83;
9. Johnathan Azar, 1:25.41; 10.
Griffin Young, 1:25.97; 11. Cole
Gallup, 1:26.90; 12. Stephen
SooHoo, 1:28.85; 13. Austin Young,

Boys 11-18 200 SC meter
freestyle relay: 1. Patrick Croft,
Bryson Baxter, Josh Reeve,
Johnathan Purdy, 1:48.78; 3.
Johnathan Azar, Stephen SooHoo,
Cole Gallup, Griffin Young, 2:02.96;
5. Austin Young, Matthew SooHoo,
Will Fletcher, Camp Priest, 2:33.27.


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1 .... FRIDAY, JULY15,2011

Jazz Festival eyes new venues,

Grammy Award-winning Buckwheat Zydeco.

For the News-Leader
/--', he 2011 edition of the
Amelia Island Jazz
S Festival, scheduled
for Oct. 2-9, will
showcase an all-new setting for
its major concerts and feature
more venues to add wider vari-
ety to its shows.
Artistic Director Les
DeMerle and the AIJF Board Of
Directors have structured an
expanded look for this year that
will present headliner events
over a large portion of the St.
Peter's Episcopal Church cam-
pus in downtown Fernandina
Beach. "We've worked out a
much wider seating arrange-
ment within the courtyard,"
said DeMerle, "and we will use
the lawn and parking lots for
additional music, food vendors,
plus dining and cocktail areas."
Up first for the revised St.
Peter's layout on Thursday, Oct.

Songstress Nicole Hen

6, will be Latin Night, a co
and dance presenting pop
Jacksonville rhythm mast
Impacto Latino, in a tribute
Tito Puente and'Santana. (
Friday, critically acclaimed
songstress Nicole Henry.y
her 8-piece band's perform
will follow "Gypsy Rendez
a set by the Dynamic Les

DeMerle Band featuring Bonn
Eisele with special guest, Virg
Records recording artist and
heralded violinist Doug
S Cameron, performing in the
style of the late great fiddler
l and Django Reinhardt accomp
8 nist, Stephane Grapelli.
Grammy Award winning
Zydeco artist Buckwheat
SZydeco will take the main stag(
on Saturday, Oct. 8 in a full pro
gram that will include True
PHOTOS Blue, an all-star tribute to jazz
ry organ great Jimmy Smith, with
Scott Giddens (organ), Barry
Greene (guitar) and then Don
)ncert Zentz (sax) opening with 2010
ular AIF Scholarship winner, vibist
ers; Nathan Skinner & Good Vibes
e to featuring the 2011 AIJF
On Scholarship winner, John
d Sheard on saxophone.
and The week will kick off via
nance the traditional free concert in
vous," Amelia Park, Sunday, Oct. 2,
with Orion, the 18-piece U.S.

ie Navy Big Band Southeast. The
in following Tuesday, Jazz At The
Movies, will offer "Jazz on a
Summer Day," a classic docu-
mentary on the first ever
Newport Jazz Festival, at the
a- Hamptoh Inn at the Marina.
Additionally, the Oct. 5 Blues
Night and Wine Tasting at new
venue Sandy Bottoms will show-
e case exciting jump blues artists,
>. Toots Lorraine and the Traffic.
"This will be our most com-
plete festival to date. We plan to
have swinging jazz going on in
various spots throughout the
entire week," DeMerle said.
Tickets may be purchased
S online at www.ameliaislandjaz-
S A not for profit 501(c) (3) cor-
poration, the Les DeMerle
Amelia Island Jazz Festival dis-
tributes proceeds toward a
scholarship program. Call (904)
504-4772. Email info@ameliais-

I Can Academy will present "Jazz Impressions," a musical exploring
the rhythmic collage of America's preeminent original art form, at 6
p.m. today inside the Elizabeth Jenkins Morrison Educational Building,
474257 SR 200, adjacent to O'Neal Memorial Baptist Church.
The production, free and open to the public, will feature a talented
cast of students from this summer's performing arts camp. I Can
Academy, a community outreach initiative, offers youngsters the oppor-
tunity to build confidence by expressing their creative abilities in the
performing arts. Directed by Nanette S. Autry, the show will fuse song,
movement and historical narrative to convey the vibrant and diverse jazz
forms that have transcended language and culture. For information call
The cast of "Jazz Impressions," at right, features Jordan Hill, seated
from left, and Tontyana Johnson, second row, M'Kayla White, Donovan
McLaurin, Liana Brown, Jonathan McLaurin, Dericka Benson, TyJhawn
Brown, third row, Darien Guillory, Jaiden Brown, fourth row, Jaelyn
Harding, Zavia Jenkins, Justice Hill, Marcell White and Josiah Johnson.
Not pictured are Jalay Evans arid Destiny Coleman. Cast members get
into character, far right, during an acting exercise.

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The Amelia Island Museum of History invites
you to visit the museum for free at its third annual
Community Appreciation Day f
on July 16. To help say"thank .
you" to the community for its
continued support, the .
museum is offering all
Nassau County residents
free admission, as well as
family-friendly events
throughout the day.
The museum is open from
10 a.m.-4 p.m. with guided tours at 11 a.m.
and 2 p.m. Kids' activities include a cakewalk
from 10:30-11 a.m., arts-and-crafts hour
from. 11 a.m. to noon. back-in-time photo booth
from noon to 1 p.m., and storytelling from 1-2 p.m.
For information contact Alex at 261-7378.
ext. 102.

The Amelia Island Blues Society will host its
first annual "Blues-berry" Pancake Breakfast on
MI~I July 16 from 8-10 a.m.
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Fernandina Little Theatre
announces open auditions
for "Angel Street," a
Victorian thriller by Patrick
Hamilton, originally pre-
sented under the title "Gas
Light," oh July 16 at 2:15
p.m. and July 18 at 7:15
p.m. at 1014 Beech St.
Bring a calendar to sched-
Under the guise of kindli-
ness, handsome Mr.
Manningham is torturing his
wife into insanity, and since
her mother died of insanity,
she is more than half con-
vinced that she too is going
out of her mind. While her dia-
bolical husband is out of the
house one day, a benign
police inspector visits her and
ultimately proves to her that
her husband is a maniacal
criminal suspected of a mur-
der committed 15 years ago
in their very same house.
Then starts the game of trying
to uncover the necessary evi-
dence against Mr.
Needed are all ages 18
and up; two men, three
women. Performances are
Sept. 3-10, with a matinee
Sept. 4. Rehearsals are 1-2
weeknights and Saturday
afternoons. Everyone is not
called for every rehearsal,
Director is Amelia Hart. Also
needed are backstage
crewmembers. Contact fit-

Join fellow car enthusi-
asts for coffee and conver-
sation on July 16 from 9-11
a.m. at Starbucks, 1460
Sadler Road. For information
contact Harvey at (904) 583-,

American Legion Riders,
Chapter 54, will host its
monthly "steak night" at the
new American Legion Post,
626 S. Third St., from 5-7
p.m. on July 16. Dinner
includes a steak cooked to
order, baked potato, corn on
the cob, salad and.a roll for a
$10 donation. To-go dinners
are available. All proceeds go.
to programs sponsored by the
American Legion Riders,
Chapter 54.

The Pink Ribbon Ladies,
a support group for sur-
vivors of breast and other
female cancers, will hold'
their annual pool party on
July 18 at a member's home,
starting at 5 p.m. Please bring
a dish to share barbecue
will be the provided entree.
Please RSVP to (904) 432-

The Sons of Confederate
Veterans will meet July 18
at 7 p.m. at the Pig
Barbeque Restaurant in
Callahan for a demonstration
of the Confederate Manassas
uniform and a presentation by
Will Epps, age 11, concerning
his Confederate ancestors.
The public is invited. Call
(904) 879-4514.
* *
The Amelia Island
Genealogical Society will
meet at 7 p.m. on July 19 at

the Community Room of
the Fernandina Beach
Police Department at 1525
Lime St.
Marie Santry will present
"Sorting Fact from Fiction in'
Family Stories." Stories
passed down through genera-
tions can become distorted,
Santry will demonstrate how
to break a story into parts, ask
the right questions and do the
research necessary to find the
truth in every story.
Santry has been research-
ing her family history for 20
years and is the current Past-
President of the Amelia Island
Genealogical Society and a'
member of numerous
genealogical and historical
societies. The public is wel-
come. Visit
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ABC Fine Wines and
Spirits will host a wine tast-
ing from 6-8 p.m. July 20 at
474574 SR 200, near the
foot of the Shave Bridge.
Cost is $10. The event will
feature more than 50 wine
selections; enjoy gourmet
hors d'oeuvres to complement
the wine and chat with ABC
wine experts. Each guest
receives a souvenir wine
glass and a coupon for a pur-
chase the night of the event.
Look also for the featured-
cigars table. For information
call 491-6192.
* *
Salt, the fine dining
restaurant at The Ritz-
Carlton, Amelia Iland, is
hosting a Children's
Etiquette Class on July 23.
The two-hour class includes a
three-course meal and .
instruction on manners for
handshakes, introductions,
dining etiquette and other
basic life skills. The class is
designed to instill confidence
in. children and help-them
become well-behaved little'
ladies and gentlemen, The
recommended age is 6-12.
For information and reserva-
tions call 277-1100.

A "Summer Splash"
themed free Family Fun Day
will be held July 23 from 10
a.m.-2 p.m. in Central Park,
sponsored by the Fernandina
Beach- Parks and Recreation
Department and Celebration
Party Rental. Enjoy water-
based games and slides,
inflatables, face painting,
games, music and more.
Hamburgers, hot dogs, pop-
corn and more will be avail-
able for purchase. Contact
Jay at 277-7350, ext. 2013 or

The Yuiee High School
Colorguard will hold a yard
sale to raise money for uni-
forms and equipment on
July 23 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at
Blackrock Baptist Church in

The Eight Flags Charter
Chapter of the American
Business Women's Asso-
ciation will feature guest
speaker Michele McMana-
mon at its meeting July 28
at 6 p.m. at the Fernandina
Beach Golf Coirse, 2800
Bill Melton Road.


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CD release party
Sunsel Circus. a nIodern ,c',unrN'
band writh ties to Fernaiandina each dai-
ing back co World War It, will I'oi:l -i CD
release party ',,h special quest Lauren
Elise on July 16 at 9 p m at C':-,'Parii'
Night Club 960i',2 vi.:ora 's Place,
'Yulee Ages 18 and older

Jazz night
The Eur.jpe.an Streel Caie 17:)4
San Marcc. BI.ld Jacksonville will lea-
tures 'The J:-ihnr Th,..rras i3r:rLup. Wilh
John Thi'rra? con kevb.rard.s and Ernie
Ealum cf Feinandrnia Beach-i on bas.3,
July 19 lhom : -9 30. p in This !.:iunl-
Jazz In the Ls.lening Room c.nce'
nfhers a respite Irc'.m the Iear 'In the
Cool. Cool of Ihe Eveninq' as the Lbarnd
pays ltibute 1.i one ol the South'I rnostI
prolific sc'ngwnleis. Jc'ornny Merce,
Cther seleclorns iiom the Great
American Songbookk will be included
during. the evening Adinissic.n is $C10
Call 1904) 399-1 740 Ci e-mail FLAMU-
SICea BELLSOUTH NET tor reserva-

Jazz in the park
The third annual Jazz at Burney
Park, on historic American Eeach will
be held on July 23 trom 5-8 p m The
band Pierre & Cc will be :eaiured All
are welcome Bring your chair and your
dancing shoes Refreshments will be

Story & Song
Kat Parsons has performed her origi-
nal songs all over the woild but still
considers Amelia Island a favorite spcol
(because her grandma lives here
Hailed as "a tasty blena ocf Carole King
Sarah McLachlan and Aimee Mann,'
Parsons irll perform on Friday July 29
at the next Evening ol Siory & Song"
the popular concern series hosted b\
Mark and Donna F'az Kaulman and
sponsored by First Coast Cc,:mmrr-uiily
Bank and Mixed Media
Doors open at Burns Hall at 't
Peter's Epis.co:.p;l FP risrti .i i f ? p -i
for "en rai3 admini rc.i- s'.aing l I h *'- .
starts at & p m A 1.10 :.-rlnat'rion t:. Ithe
artist is requested
For more information visit
KatParsons corn or call 277-23664

The second annual Anelia Islanrd
SunSpla.'hi music teslival will be held
Aug 6-7 featuring rc'ck. lazz, reggae,
funk blue- and n're -all lr iree at
thi L, each 'r,_,'.ve ic. a '.ariery of live
music with lIcd games and drinks Fc.r
Ino-i maition. visil ww alsunsplash com
Taste of the Blues'
Fi-ee mornthlyi concers will be held
fro.-m 7 7:1- 10C p m at Caf4 Kanbo, 27 N
Third Sl leading up to the Amelia
Island. Blue. Festival Sepl 16 and 17.
Pre,'.'lew o.:':.'ierls will be held Aug 18
iand Sept:t 3 For information visit
'A". '. amrr lla slandblues'test.comm

Music cruises
Amelia River Cruises 1 North
Fri:nrt '- has launched new 'Twilight
Adull-"'ri-niedl BYOB Ciuises fealur-
Ing live rnusic by local anisrs sunsets
ano: a sopht-islicaled. scenic venue in
l-nihI locals and to:urfsts alike can
uriwinJd ear ger p for a night out
--n the tIowrn Running seven nights a
v.i'ek. the cruises depart at 7 p m for
Iwo hi'i'usn Check out the bios, photos
and lull .summer schedule at
wW .iTieianivercruises. com. Drink
specials' al Indigo Alley and Cafe Karibo
are included wtlh t'ie cruise ticket pur-
:ihaSe must show your ticket stubl This
is an adull-n-riented cruise Call 261-
':"2 for inlc'rmration

Anella Island Coffee
Arnelia lIlarnd Collee. 207 Centre
St hosts a music circle on Saturdays
from 7 30-10 p m featuring great local
musicians Admission is tree Come
enloy dessert, coffee and music
Cafe Kari bo
Cafe Karibc, 27 N Third SI live
music Friday and Saturday from 6-9
p m on the pati. outside, live music
Sunday culside Irom 5-8 p m. Call
277-5269 Visit www cafekaribo comn

Doo Star Tavern 10 N Second St.
wnll celebrate Is one-year anniversary
today with a party and Happy Hour -
Candy Lee Night Dropa Sione Band
Chroma July 16, Claibomr Shephard
July 21, and Jazz Chronic July 22 Visit
Dog Star on Facebook Call 277-8010
Green Turtle
The Green Turtle, 14 S Third St
live music Call 321-2324
The Hammerhead
The Hammerhead. 2045 South
Flelc.her Ave karaoke is now on
Sunri'd.' night wilh Dad:dy '0" DJ
Foll:wIv Tlhe Hrrnm-.rhei.aJ on Faceibook
-t Hamrnirirheadbar Islandbbq
Horizons restaurant 4828 First

Cuait Hw\ in the Palmner:, Walk
Shops Iive music Thursdays Fridays
and Saturdays Call 321-2430 Visit
www hv.ricZriznsaimeilafiIlind ,comfl
Instant Groove
The Inslar ntrc.ove pla,'s each
Thursday nigtl at The Raz-Carllon
Amelia Island

Indigo Alley
Indigc. Alley 316 Centre St Gabe's
Jazz Jam the first Tuesday of every
month other three Tuesdays. Acoustic
in the Round at 7 p n'. second and third.
Wednesday at pm Indigo Film
Club, open rnike night Thursdays at
7 30 p nm live music: Fildays and
Saturday at 8 pm Call 261-7222
Larry & The Backlracks perform one
Thursday a monirt at Kelley's Courtyard
Cafe 19 S Third Sl The dates are Aug
4 Sept 1 Oci 6and Nc., 3 Call 432-
O'Kane's Irish Pub and EatVry. 31I
Centre St. free tr'iva each Monday at
7 30 p m wne lasting the third
Tuesday at 6 30 pm Wilth 10 wines for
$10 along wilr cheese and crackers
and live entertainment, dart toumament
eery Tuesday at 7 30 p rn Dan Voll
Tuesday from 7 30-11 30 p m he
Turner London Band Thursday from
8 30 p m.-midnight and Friday and
Saturday from o 30 pm -12 30 am Call
261-1000 Visi www okanes com

Palace Saloon
The Palace Saljo-n 117 Centre St.
entertainment most nights Call Bill
Childers at 491 -3332 or e-mail ar
bill' 'lhepalacesaloon com o reserve
VIP seating
Sandy Bottoms
Sandy Botorns at Main Beach 2910
Atlantic Ave live entertainment every
night Call 310-6904 Visit
www SandyBottomsAmella com
Sliders Seaside Grill
Sliders Seaside Grill, 1998 S
Fletcher Ave.. The Macy's in
the lounge from 6-10 p m Ionight and
7-11 pm July 16. shagQin' in the
lounge Sundays from 4-7 p m Pill Pil
in the tiki bar Wednesdays from 5 30-
9.30 p.m live music in the bar all week-
end Call 277-6652 Visit www.slider-
sseaside corn Join Sliders on
Facebook and Twitter
The Surf
The Sun Restaurant and Bar 3199
Soulh Flel.:lher A', Larry & the
Eackiracks loni'rei FPggl Lee July 16.
Richard Slratnc.r noon-4 p m July 17,
Gary Kenislcn July 16 Richard Smth
July 19 DJ Roc July 20; and Kent Kirby
July 21 Call 261-5711

Film series presents two French musicals

The Amelia Island Film
Society continues its July
series with two 1960's classics
by Jacques Demy, "The
Young Girls of Ro-chefort" at 7
p.m. July 22 and 23 and "The
Umbrellas of Cherbourg" at
9:30 p.m. both days at
Fernandina Little Theatre,
1014 Beech St.
The musical "Young Girls"

McManamon is co-owner
and operator of Sandler
Training in Jacksonville, a
sales and management train-
ing development company.
will present' ....
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focusing on
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RSVP to Susan Sturges at
Indicate if you will attend din-
ner or the meeting only. The
buffet-style dinner is $15,
check or cash at the door.

The Rotary Club of
Amelia Island Sunrise will
host a "Pancakes for a
Good Cause" breakfast on
July 30 from 8-10 a.m. at
Applebee's, 2006 S. Eighth
St., Fernandina Beach.
Tickets are $8 and available
through Rotary members or
contact Diane Jordan at
dianejordan@comcast.net for
details. Walk-ups accepted:
Funds raised will benefit local
charities. Visit www.ameliais-


Basic weaving tech-
niques using a cardboard
loom will be taught by
Lynette Holmes, local weav-
er and fiber artist, at the
Island Art Association, 18 N.
Second St., July 16 from 9
a.m.-noon. Cost is $35.
Contact Lynette at 261-6810,
557-1187 or

Arts And Culture
Nassau, formerly the

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S' / Gene
a Catherine
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and her
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Fernandina Beach Arts
Council, will hold a
Community Forum on July
23 on the FSCJ campus at
the Betty P. Cook Nassau
Center, Room T-26, 76346
William Burgess Blvd. in
Yulee, from 10 a.m.-noon.
The forum, free and open
to the public, will feature rep-
resentatives from all of
Nassau County's arts organi-
zations discussing the current
status and future of the arts in
the community. Then videog-
rapher Emily Jane Murry'will
lead an "Introduction To Video
Production Seminar."

The Seventh Street
Gallery, 14 S. Seventh St.
(across from Lulu's and
Bonito's restaurants), wel-
comes the public to the
adventures of Paul Maley's
art. .
For 40 years his works
have enlivened the senses
and the spirit and inspired the
soul. Maley's art is inspired by
Van Gogh, Matisse, Miro,
nature and music. Many of his
prints connect the viewer to
the primal side of the human
psyche; are organic in line
work and brilliant in color. His
goal is provide art that can
become personal to you like a
new friend. Each day you look
at it, you will find something
new to love. Samples of his
latest work willbe on display
on July 23 from 11 a.m.-7
p.m. Maley will be in the
gallery from 5-7 p.m. to meet
patrons and discuss his work.
Call 432-8330.

The Amelia Island Artists
Workshop Is offering three
different workshops: in
watercolor, oil and encaus-
tic, in September.

brink of international star-
dom when her sports car
flipped and burned on a road-
way in Nice, France, on June
26, 1967 as filming neared
completion. "The Umbrellas",
stars Deneuve and Nino
Castelnuovo, with music by
Michel Legrand.
Tickets are $10 per
screening ($8 for members)

Registration deadline i.
days prior to each world
The first is Sept. 9-11 v
watercolor portrait artis
Suzanna Winton; follow
classical oil painter Lea
Lopez, Sept. 10-12; an
Womack, nationally kn'
encaustic (beeswax) pi
Sept. 12-16.
Classes will be held
locations around the isl
Contact Mikolean Long
415-3900 or Sandra Ba
Hinton at 491-8040 or i


Fernandina Little
Theatre, 1014 Beech
presents "Dearly Dep
the hilarious comedy
David Bottrell and Jes
Jones. When the patria
the family keels over de
the first scene, the stru
get him buried involves
whole dysfunctional Tu
clan, including the not-s
grieving widow who wa
put "mean and surly" or
Performances are to
and July 16, 19 and 20
p.m. Tickets are $12.50
available at The UPS S
the Publix shopping cer
Visit ameliaflt.org or em

The theme for the
Lobby Art Show In co
tion with the Amelia C
munity Theatre's prod
tlon of "The Cocktail F
Is "The Seventies." T
submission deadline is
23 and works will hang
theater lobby during the
the show from Aug. 4-2(
All art must be origin
wired to hang and read'

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and available at The Book
Loft and Books Plus down-
town, by calling 624-1145,
online at www.aifsociety.org
and at the door if not sold out.
On July 30 at 11 a.m. the
society will present its first.
children's screening. Tickets
are $5 and children must be
accompanied by an adult.

display. Submit digital (jpg
files) of up to 7 images to:
mhx2@comcast.net or liz-
Please list the size and
medium. Selected artists will
be notified of delivery and
pickup dates. Amelia
Community Theatre is located
at 207 Cedar St. Call 261-
6749 for information.

acre at Arelia Community
aker- Theatre will hold auditions
557- for the comedy "The Seven
Year Itch" at 7 p.m. July 25
and 26 in the studio theater
at 209 Cedar St. There are
roles for three men ages 30
and older and six women
St., ages 18 and older. Four of the"
arted," women's roles are similar to
by cameos and would not require
ssie an extensive rehearsal time
arch of commitment. The show is set
ead in in 1952 and will be directed by
ggle to Linda McClane. Performan-
the ces are between Sept. 29-
rpin Oct. 15. For information visit
so- www.ameliacommunitythe-
nts to atre.org or call 261-6749.
n the Scripts are available to check
out. Those interested in work-
)night ing on offstage crews are
at 7:30 invited to attend auditions.
iand * *
tore in Amelia Community
enter. Theatre will present "The
ail fit- Cocktail Hour" at 8 p.m.
Aug. 4-6,11-13 and 18-20,
with a matinee performance
next on Aug. 14 at 2 p.m.
njunc- The confrontations that
;om- take place in this comedy dur-
luc- ing the ritual cocktail hour are
Hour" both funny and poignant as
he an adult son tells his family he
July has written a play about them.
in the Tickets are $20 for adults and
run of $10 for students (includes col-
0. lege). Call 261-6749 or to pur-
al, chase online visit www.ameli-
yto acommunitytheare.org.

FRIDAY July 15.2011/News-Leader


Milkweed worthy of any garden

Q believe I have the
Mexican milkweed in
my garden and would like to
replace it. Online I see
Asclepias tuberosa and
Asclepias lanceolata as well as
the incarnata. Which one
should I choose? MH

A Almost all of Florida's 21
milkweeds are native,
and at least two of them are
native only to Florida (endem-
ic). Milkweeds are frequently
encountered throughout the'
state, and the rest of North
species are
found in very
wet habitats
as well as in
very dry
BA few of
the butterfly
GARDEN weed listed
TALK: here are com-
monly found
in Florida so
Beckykordi feel free to
choose any of
them: Butterfly weed,
Asclepias uberose; Florida
milkweed, Asclepias longifo-
lia; Fewflower milkweed,
Asclepias lanceolata; and
Pinewoods milkweed,
Asclepias humistrata. Swamp
milkweed, Asclepias incar-
nate, is native to the lower 48
Milkweeds grow most
abundantly in disturbed habi-
tats such as agricultural land-
scapes and.along roadsides,
but they are in decline for sev-
eral reasons.
Urban and suburban devel-
opment is eliminating
monarch habitat by supplanti-
ng agricultural landscapes
whele an estimated 90 per-
cent of milkweeds occur, -
therefore we applaud your
efforts to add some these to
your landscape.

Q.I found a long, brown
.striped snake in my
yard. I am worried it might
the snake might attack me or
my pets. How concerned
should I be? BP

A .This question has
actually come to me
twice this week so I thought I
should write something again
about the importance of
The most important thing
to do is to stay away from
them as most bites and
injuries occur when people
poke at the snake or try to
pick it up. Snakes are not
going to chase you down and
attack you can definitely
out-run them.
Even if the snake is not
venomous it can bite, so just
leave well enough alone. The
non-venomous snakes are
also keeping our rodent (rat)
populations in check and
some even eat the venomous
snake varieties. It was espe-

cially fortuitous for me to
have a yellow rat snake end
up in my back yard this week-
The snake was especially
patient with me by staying
stationary long enough for
me to fetch my camera and
take a couple of snapshots.
The juvenile is very different
looking as it has black and
white patterns that people
often mistake as venomous.
Notice the pupil of the eye is
round, which is another indi-
cation of it not being poison-
ous; at least this is true in
Southeast Florida.
A University of Florida
publication titled, "Dealing
with Snakes in Florida's
Residential Areas Identify-
ing Commonly Encountered
Snakes" will probably
be very helpful when finding
stakes in the yard. I would
suggest making a copy and
having it readily available
should the need to identify a
snake arise. Visit http://edis..

Q .What is wrong with my
.plums? CH

A Your plums are showing
:.the early stages of
brown rot, which is caused by
a fungus called Monilina fruc-
ticola. Brown rot can attack
blooms, fruit, leaves, and
stems. It over-winters on
blighted stems and mummi-
fied fruit.
Brown rot can be a prob-
lem-during wet weather. I
know what you are thinking -
we have had very little ain,
but remember the spores
have been there all along and
they are just now causing
issues with the fruit.
In addition, we create an
artificial environment by
applying irrigation to the
trees sometimes twice a
week. It is best to irrigate any
tree and shrub at the root,
keeping the water off the
Infections will appear as
masses of brown to brown-
gray spores on infected tissue
if left on the tree long
enough.:It is important to, .
prune the tree in an open
vase-shape to encourage good
air flow, which reduces the
spore problem.
At this point, we haveno
plum cultivars resistant to
brown rot, and fungicide
sprays may be necessary dur-
ing wet weather or irrigation
The best time to apply fun-
gicide is just at the new leaves
are forming, just after flower
budding and fruit setting. Use
a fungal spray specifically
developed for fruit tree
It is also very important to
remove any fruit from the ,
tree and riot allow it to go
from one season to the next.
Clean away any leaf, stem
and fruit debris from around
the base of the tree as

Swamp milkweed, above, is native to the lower 48

Brown rot, above, can attack the,blooms, fruit, leaves
and stems of plum trees.

Snakes including the adult red rat snake, ,above help
keep the rodent population in check and should be left

these can be the source-of the
fungal spores, creating the
perfect environment for
future spore dispersal to the
Rebecca Jordi, UF/IFAS
County Extension Directorfor
Nassau County and Nassau.
County Horticulture Agent III,
is a University of Florida facul-
ty member Extension locations
are the satellite office at the
County Building in Yulee and
the main ExtensionOffice in

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 questions to
Garden Talk, c/o Rebecca
Jordi, Nassau County
Extension, 543350 US 1,
Callahan, FL 32011. Visit
http://nassau. ifas. ufl.edu.


Olive My Pickle is introducing anew kalamata olive
hummus to its offerings at the Fernandina Farmers

Farmers Market
Shai of Olive My Pickle,
the Fernandina Farmers
Market vendor specializing
in kosher deli foods, will be
introducing a new kalamata
,olive hummus to compli-
'ment his existing hummus
varieties. Hummus, made.
primarily from chickpeas, is
high in iron and vitamin C
and is a good source of pro-
tein and dietary fiber. It can
be served as an appetizer
and dip and as an accompa-
niment to grilled chicken,
fish and eggplant.
Olive-My Pickle features
over 12 varieties of kosher
olives that originate from
Turkey and Greece and
have no artificial preserva-
tives. In addition, there air
kosher dill-style pickles,
Giardiniera and pickled
green tomatoes, Baba
Ganoush, daikon radish as
well as mozzarella and feta
Olive My Pickle is at the
market the first and third
Saturday of the month. Also
at the market on Saturday
will be Gabriela's Tamales
and Clean Ridge Soaps.
To sign up for the E-Mail
Newsletter, go to www.fer-
The award-winning
Market, open every
Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
at Seventh and Centre
streets, features farm-fresh
produce as well as organic
products, specialty foods
and a wide variety of plants.
No pets, please. Call 491-
4872 or visit www.fernandi-
Visit Www.ameliagarden.
com for information about
the 2012 Amelia Island
Garden Show on March 3
and 4.
Join a park ranger for a
,walk on the beach as they

explain the importance of
undeveloped beach habitat,
including many interesting
facts about sea creatures
and common shells found in
the area, on July 16 at 2 p.m.
Sat the multi-use trail pavilion
located at the south beach
area on Little Talbot Island.
For information contact
the Talbot Islands Ranger
Station at'(904) 251-2320.
Beach cleanup
Wild Amelia Nature
Festival, in partnership with
Fort Clinch State Park and
Keep Nassau Beautiful, will
host a beach cleanup on the
)Fort Clinch beach on July 31
starting at 10 a.m. In addi-
tion to the cleanup, learn
about beach features, beach
animals and tides and cur-
rents. Entry to the park is
waived for participants.
Meet at the fort parking lot.
For additional information ,
contact Len Kreger at
Habitat home
Nassau Habitat wants a
family that can afford to buy
a two- or three-bedroom
For a family meeting its
criteria, a two-bedroom
home costs about $425 a
month and a three-bedroom
home about $525 per month
including taxes, homeown-
er's insurance, termite bond
and maintenance escrow.
Actual payments are based
on the final construction
costs'and mortgage term.
Three hundred hours of
"sweat equity" is required
from a family and their
friends as part of the
Nassau Habitat offers .
buyers a zero interest mort-
gage. For more information
v. isit NassauHabitatfor
HabitatHome or call 277-
0600 or email NHFH@net-

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100 ANNOUNCEMENTS 204 Work Wanted 403 Finandal-Home/Property 6C06 Pn.jo Eqluperr.r Sile5 619 Buiness Equ.pmrilt 800 REAL ESTATE E'l? Ir..E--crmert roFperr 58 C.:e nd. o-ULnfurnshed.
101 Card ofThanks 205 Live-in Help 404 Money To Loan 607 Ant[ques-Coliectibles 620 rCol-Wocd-.Fuel 801 Warntre- to -u, ,jr i f1nt 81J 1ves rvl.assa.j Count, t5i HoIme4-Furriihed
102 Lost & Found 206 Child Care 500 FARM &ANIMAL 608 Produce 621 Gardenr Lin r, Equiprentr, 802 r-lobile Hoerr BLE K.r.gilard St. HMar s s860 Homel:-irfurnished
103 In Memoriam 207 Business Opportunity 501 Equipment 609 Aplpar,aces 622 PlanitL eea.'FertilzEr 803 M10bl e Hotme. L 8.tS 1r Canmdnn Counrt 861 ~..scanc.r. Rentals
104 Personals 300 EDUCATION 502 Livestock &Supplies 610 Air C.nd tionerclHeaters 623 S.*appTrade 804 Amnler land -Hmes 6"- Other Areas 862. Bed I Breakfast
105 Public Notice 301. Schools & Instruction 503 Pets/Supplies 611 Hcrme Furn.shnrigs 624 Wsnted to Bu', 805 6ea:h- 850 RENTALS E63 iOffiTc
106 Happy Card 302 Diet/Exercise 504 Services 612 r.lucr.al Ins-rumrenis 625 Free items 806 Waterfr:.r,t 851 R;i.omrnrate W.ar ted 864 Comnimerc,ail detail
107 Special Occasion 303 Hoboies/Crafts 600 MERCHANDISE 613 Tlcibsio.-Ri.oo-Stereo 700 RECREATION 807 Cor.dljonrr.u n,j8. rte Hnme F865 Wareoruse
108' Gift Shops 305 Tutoring 601 Garage Sles- e 614 Jerwelr/Wjtr,es 701 Boats & Trailers 808 Orf Islnrd ,iJie 853 rl.,It.I Hme LCLS 901 TRANSPORTATION
200 EMPLOYMENT 306 Lessons/Cl,.ases 6022 Arrcle fc.r SIacl 615 Buldln rla[ienlis 02 6j, SuppliesD.ck3qae 09 -,o .J Rm 901 Auiomobles
1 Help Wanted 400 FINANCIAL 603 r-;;ceI1-.1E. 6j Truck.
201 Help Wanted 400 FINANCIAL ,603 -,lscell3,ne-ui 6o16 Stora.et'VjWarehouses '03 Siorts Equiipment Sales 810 Farrnm- S create 855 parrrne r.trFurr,,-hed '03 Vcan
202 Sales-Business -101 Mortgage BoughtlSoId 604 B.,, icles 617 MachioerrT-Tools-Equip -0-1 Recireat.on Vehicles 811 Commerc,.3i.Prtail 85i A.,artmenit-urfurr.. l, -,rcy.:ies
203 liotel/Restaurant 402 Stocks 6 bonds 605 CcmrrputErcrS.-Sucppi 618 Auctiors 705 Computers& SuOOlies 812 Prop.r, e-.cr ar,.e 6' Cr.ndo-Furr,,shed 905-, Cn-merja


102 Lost & Found
20" GT BMX BIKE Stolen from N.
3rd. Chrome frame, long alloy cranks,
yellow bars. Name/SS# engraved. on
crank housing. $200 reward. (423)
333-9766, (423)333-9630.
If You Have Lost Your Pet please
check the Nassau Humdne 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.
LOST CAT 8 mo old white cat w/light
& dark gray patches & scratch/scab on
nose. Lost behind Wal-Mart in Yulee.
Generous reward. Call (561)374-3476.

104 Personals
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Corwn or King's Plumbing Services.

105 Public Notice
All Real Estate Advertised Herein -
is subject to the Federal Fair Housing
Act, which makes it illegal to advertise
any prefer-ence, limitation, or
discrimination based on race, color,
religion, sex, handicap, familial status
or national origin, or the intention to
make any such preference, limitation
or discrimination.
=The News-Leader 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, or for the hearing
impaired 1(800)927-9275.

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Great opportunity to
join our Winning Team
Great Pay Plan
Great Benefits
Fax or e-mail
Larry Starratt at
Fax 904-261-0808,

201 Help Wanted

The Ideal candidate must be
motivated, organized, flexible, &
have above average customer
service skills. Position requires
attention to detail,' the ability to
handle multiple tasks, work as part
of a team & follow set procedures.
Accurate typing is a must.
Experience in Microsoft Word and
Excel. -Some A/R & A/P experience
pre-ferred. Email resumes with
dates of employment and salary
requirements to

is searching for an exceptionally
skilled dental assistant to join us.
Candidates should have an .upbeat
personality and strong organizational
ability. Expanded functions would be
helpful and strong listening and
communication skills are essential. If
you are mature, health-centered in
your lifestyle, personally stable, a hard
worker, and committed to learning, we
want to hear from you. You may email
your resume to smilel2(@tds.net or
fax to (912)882-7564:

HELP WANTED Lawn Maintenance/
Landscaping. 2 or more years exp.
necessary. No smoking. Call between
12-4pm Mon-Fri only (904)753-7652.
Fine Dining Experience Required
Full & Part Time Positions Available
Espressos Caf6, Amelia Island
see www.espressoscafe.com
Fax Resume To 904-491-9810
Realty has positions for qualified
REALTORS. For confidential interview
call broker John Pulice (904)556-4723.
PERSON NEEDED for fast growing
business. Experience and knowledge
of area preferred. Email resumes t6:
the Pastor of Prince of Peace
Lutheran Church Position for local
church which requires confidentiality,
strong communication & organizational
skills with a professional, spiritual and
positive manner. Technical skills include
Microsoft Publisher, Excel word
processing, web maintenance. Mon.
through Fri:, 25 to 30 hrs per week Fax
resume to (904)261-2034.
HELP WANTED Equipment.operators-
& pipe layers. Call (904)829-8199.
NOW HIRING Experienced lawn
maintenance technician. Must have a
valid drivers license & reliable
transportation. Drug free. Please call to
start immediately (904)707-7576.
More Freight=Top Earnings!
Paid CDL Training Available & Benefits
877-491-1112 or www.primeinc.com
COMPANY is seeking a motivated
Landscape Installer with knowledge of
Florida plants, experience preferred.
Must have reliable transportation, and
valid Florida Drivers License required.
Salary based upon experience. Call
James at (904)887-8266.

S 201 Help Wanted I -204 Work Wanted l1I

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.
We are seeking an experienced
Accounts Receivable Specialist to
join our team. The ideal candidate will
have a minimum of two years
experience in accounts receivable and
collections. Duties include:
-Posting unidentified cash receipts to
the correct division, account, and
Inputting information into excel
spreadsheet for daily balancing of
Research customer payments, where
applied, adjustments needed, copies
of checks, etc.
-Posting bank adjustments Including
NSF's to customer's accounts..... ...
Processing customer credit card
payments. .
Handling collection' calls to clients in a
professional manner.
-Performs other job-related duties as
Must exhibit strong organizational
skills and data entry skills.
Knowledge of MSDynamics, MSOffice,
and Adobe Acrobat a plus. This is a
permanent opportunity with benefits.
Please email your resume to:
SERVICE Part-time 25-30 hrs. week.
Assisting customers, processing jobs,
detailed oriented not'a desk job. Call
(904)26i-0,740. Amelia Island Graphics
for Amelia Island office. Wed. and Sat.
mornings and Fri. afternoons. Fax
resume to 912-729-8133.
Marys surgical practice. Experience
with supervision, insurance & patient
billing, and A/Rs, and EMR required.
Full time salaried position with bene-
fits. Fax resume to (912)729-8133.
least 5 years of experience, with
references. Also, HVAC service
experience would be welcome. Please
apply in person, Monday thru Friday,
between the hours of 8am-5pm, at
Ed's Comfort Solutions, Inc., 451644
State Road 200, Callahan, FL 32011.
Resumes, may also be submitted by. fax
to (904)225-0155.
DRIVERS WANTED for taxi cab
company. Under new ownership. Reli-
able, professional, & willing to. work
weekends.. Please contact Ace Trans-
portation at (904)225-8888 for details.

204 Work Wanted

Small jobs welcomed. (904)583-1465
Christian widow4in exchange for a place
to live in FB/AI. Call 335-0680
Home Inspections, Mold Assessing,
Mold Remediation & Remodeling -
State certified in all areas. Free
estimates. Call (904)237-7324.
$849.00 with permits included. Call

HOME REPAIRS -0 home repairs &
improvements, painting, small jobs OK.
Dependable, licensed, bonded, &
insured. Mark Bullington at (904)277-
8780 or'(904)430-7765.

207 Business
offered for quick sale. Call Phil at
Amelia Coastal Realty (904)556-9140.

301 Schools &
.htjh paying Aviation Career. FAA
approved program. Financial aid If
qualified Job placement assistance.
Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance
(877) 741-9260. ANF
ALLIED HEALTH Career Training -
Attend college 100% online. Job place-
ment assistance. Computer available.
Financial aid If qualified. SCHEV
certified. www.CenturaOnline.com or
call (800)481-9409. ANF

306 Lessons/Classes
advanced. Professional, patient
'teacher. (904)556-0111

404 Money To Loan
As seen on TV. Injury lawsuit
dragging?. Need $500-$500,000+
within 48 hrs? Low rates. Apply now by
phone. Call today toll free (800)568-
8321, www.lawcapital.com. ANF

503 Pets/Supplies
FREE KITTENS Ask for Steve or
Linda, (904)261-3103.
COLLIES Dad smooth 'coat, Mom
rough coat. 5 males/5 females bom
05/21/11. Asking $250/ea. Call (904)
good home. Also, REWARD for return
of red male chow, goes by "Chang".
Call (904)225-9940. "

601 Garage Sales

GARAGE SALE First Presbyterian
Church, 9 North 6th St. Sat. 7/16,
9am-12:30pm. Many items.
GARAGE SALE 1304 Clinch Drive,
7/16, 8am-2pm. Nice junior clothes,
beautiful hanging baskets, toys, games
and lot of other treasures for everyone.

601 Garage Sales

S11602 Articles for Sale

SAT. 7/16 8am-? Lots of modem & ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR Excellent
Shabby Chic items. 2120 Belvedere condition. $1,000. Call (440)503-3172.
Ave. Great items at'great prices.

furniture, plumbing. Lots of misc.
Behind East Coast Motorsports on Hwy
17. Fri. by appt. Sat., 8am-lpm.
FRIDAY ONLY 9-2. 2713 Delorean
St. Bike, Wolfgang Puck Bistro, glass-
es, dishes, garden pots, tools, furni-
ture, jewelry, miscellaneous cool stuff.

7/16, 8am-4pm. 514 S. 14th St.
(comer of 14th & Fir). Baby items,
outdoor gear, art supplies, books,
clothes, household items, & much
great Items. Furniture, sporting goods,
4 kids. Must go. Great prices. Sat.
7/16, 6am-noon. Delivery available.
5451 Florence Point Dr .South end
island. Tabby, Savannah, Nic, B.T,
DAILY 96334 Duval Rd. Info: 491-
8511 or 415-4655. Hand tools & air
tools, new boat trailer, rebuilt air
impact tools, 2 small boats, 2 utility
trailers, model cars, 2 acoustic guitars,'
tools, air compressor.
YARD SALE Sat. &..Sun.,7am-5pm..
Household items, tools, furniture,
ladders, trailer, too much to list.
Raising money for-mission trip. 322 S.
6th St.
MOVING. SALE Sat. 7/16, 8am-
noon. 2334 Captain Kidd Dr.
Furniture, treadmill, golf clubs,
electronics, computer equipment;' &
much more. Rain or shine.
GARAGE SALE Sat. 7/16, 8am-
12pm. 85736 Avant Rd. Fishing poles,
tools, furniture, kitchen ware, china,
china cabinet, crystal. All new stuff.
FRI. & SAT. 3 Family Yard Sale,
9am.... 87237 Haven Rd.. Yulee. FL.

mahogany finish. Excellent condition.
$400. Call (904)225-5344.
CHEST FREEZER $45, washer $100,
dryer $85, 1930's hi-boy chest $140,
coffee- table $20, 36' alum. ext. ladder
$125. Call 206-0410.

603 Miscellaneous
Buy Swamp Gator all natural insect
repellent. Family safe, use head to toe.
Available at the Home Depot.

609 Appliances
'each, negotiable. (904)277-3869
Excellent condition, white, 27.5 cu. ft.,
front door ice dispenser. $495. Call

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

611 Home Furnishings
SOFA in excellent condition. Seldom
used in non-smoking & pet-free house.
$385. If interested, call (904)321-

614 Jewelry/Watches

_DIAMOND RING Certified 1.85 carat
YARD SALE 84030 St. Paul Blvd., stone. Color 3. Quality 11 14K yellow
Lofton Oaks, Yulee. 225-5598. Fri. gold Tiffany mounting. Sacrifice $4200.
7/15, 8am-12 noon & Sat. 7/16, 8am-? (904)583-6152

4-FAMILY YARD SALE Sat. 7/16 &
Sun. 7/17, 8am-lpm. 303 N. 19th St.
NASCAR/Dale Jr., Sr. Clothes, office,
baby, computer, & much more.
85912 HADDOCK RD. Thurs., Fri. &
Sat., 9am-? Furniture, household
items, clothing (new & used), toys,
TV's, sheets, & tons more. (904)504-
GARAGE SALE 3050 Robert Oliver
Ave. Sat. 7/16, 8am.
MOVIIG SALE Sat. 7/16, 7am-
12pn. Washer, dryer, lfurnture, &mnisc.
Great stuff! 2724 Long Boat Dr.,
YARD SALE Fri. 7/15 & Sat. 7/16,
9am-5pm. Lots of things. Come by -
96761 Blackrock Rd., Yulee.
9am. 54644 Dornbush Rd., Callahan
(off Lem Turner Rd). Dual rock/recline
loveseat, dresser/mirror, lighted curio,
king bed/linens, other furniture, home
decor, artificial flowers,. kitchenware,
8x10 area rug, 9x12 outdoor rug,
chimenea, cordless vac, awning Globe
lights, baby shower items; and many
misc Items. No "early birds" please.

SAT. 7/16 8am-? Lofton Pointe
Piedmont Dr., 3 families. Household
items, children's misc items, Duncan
Phyfe table, strollers, books, luggage,
printer, sm. computer table, stereo,
lamps, table & 4 chairs, shelves, etc.

602 Articles for Sale

La-Z-Boy, Teak, outdoor wicker,
Padmas, handcarved furniture, dining
room hutch, curio cabinet, couches,
recliners, chairs, leather furniture,
bedroom dressers, night stands, coffee
tables, display cabinets and more. All
high end furniture. By appointment
Only. 557-8258
'$600/OBQ. (904)525-1507

802 Mobile Homes
TRAILER FOR SALE 1979 Skyline,
12x61, 2BR/1BA, very good condition.
Have title & ready to move. $5,000.
2BR/1.SBA SWMH New paint/
carpet. -Near 95 on 3ohnson Lake.
Service animals only. $650 + $650
dep. 277-7132

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

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

S 807 Condominiums
furnished, realtor part owner, 2nd floor,
pool, tennis, dune walk over, garage
parking. 3460 S. Fletcher. $759,000.
2BR/2BA New floors, new
appliances, good location. Assumable
FHA loan. Call for details (904)591-
6277 or 321-2878.

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852 Mobile Homes
paint, new counters, some new vinyl.
Screened porch, shed. Small pets only.
Water included. (904)501-5999

RIVERVIEW LOT 1.5 acres for sale campground. Weekly or monthly. All
or trade for house in area. Value utilities & WiFi included. (904)225-
2-300K. (904)860-3150 5577.

810 Farms & Acreagei
8 ACRES Heavily wooded, In Hilliard.
$62,000. Call (904)487-4939.

814 West Nassau County
acres prime hay field. MLS#585100.

817 Other Areas
lakefront lots. New gated waterfront
community. Dockable lots with up to
300' of shoreline. Low insurance, low
property tax. Call (800)709-5253. ANF

851 Roommate Wanted
+ $75 utilities. Mature woman
roommate needed. No smoking. No
drinking. Private home environment
with yard. Separate entrance. Call
Cathy (904)556-0126.
ROOMMATE WANTED $500/mo. all
utilities included. Call (904)583-1695.

1 852 Mobile Homes .
newly remodeled, in Nassauville area.
Call (904)261-6703.

ON ISLAND 2 & 3BR SWMH in park, I r.7 ':" ,
clean, remodeled. Starting $165/wk, j ". ,
$660/mo + dep. Utils avail. 261-5034

2006 JACOBSON 28X80 4BR/2BA &
landscaped acre in Fernandina Beach.
Lv. room, den, fireplace, large porches.
Home shows new. A must see at
$695/mo. (904)589-9585.
acres, close to Yulee schools. $800/
mo. + $800 dep. Service animals only.

854 Rooms
- Apartments for rent: 2BR/1BA, 2nd
floor, kitchen, living room, laundry
room, $950 ncI utilities. 3BR/3BA, no
kitchen, 1st floor, laundry room, $825
incl utilities. Call Steve (904)556-61.48.
ROOM FOR RENT Five Points Area -
Private bedroom & bath. Non-smoker.
Electric & cable incl and use of kitchen.
$500/month. Deposit required. Call
206-1058 for details & appt.

855 Apartments 857 Condos-Furnished ] 57 Condos-Furnished 858 Condos-Unfurnished
FERNANDINA SHORES 2BR/1.5BA, SADLER RD. Amelia Landings. STONEY CREEK Gated community,
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Utils incl. Also, 2 & 3BR SWMH in park, (904)277-8545. porch, 2nd floor. $900. Garbage, sewer kitchen w/island, pool, screened porch.
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Water, sewer and trash incl. $500
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96423 Montego Bay 3BR/2BA ASF 1699 $240,000

95024 Sandpiper Loop 4BR/4BA ASF 2693 $659,000


86262 Fieldstone Drive 4BR/3BA ASF 2284 $204,900

96064 Parliament Drive 3BR/2BA ASF 2286 $265,000

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2907 Breakers Drive 4BR/2BA ASF 1969 $350,000

1925 S. 141H St., Suite 4
Amelia Island, FL
Sales (904)277-9700

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535 Ocean Ave. Duplex on the beach! Spanish Oaks, 3/2 well maintained
Upstairs 2 BR/2 BA, downstairs 2 BR/1 home. Fenced yard, 2 car garage.
BA. Also has a free-standing 1 bedroom $165,000 MLS#54335
beach cottage $850,000 MLS#53528

86204 Hayley Place PRI- 5494 Ervin St, Great'opportunity on 1809 Lewis St, Large
VACY with this 2/2 2090 the.cer of Lews and Ervin treeton building close to the
0 historical American Beach. This
sq ft. home on 1.67 acres 50'x115' lot is fenced. Price includes ocean on American
with a large block barn. two homes being sold "as is" with the Beach. $500,000
right to inspect. The homes are present-
$89,900 MLS# 54642. y occupied Beware of dogs in theyard. MLS#52494
Call for appt. MLS#55370

338/40 TARPON AVE., MT ZION AVENUE Over one 536 N. Fletcher Duplex
338/40 Tarpon Ave., 5 acre lot (170x280) on Mt. Zion Upstairs, 2 BR/2 BA,
Plex at Main Beach, can be Ave. located in the O'neil area. downstairs 2 BR/2 BA
sold separately $499,900 This wooded lot is covered with400000
pine trees. Close to Walmart, Ocean views. $400,000
MLS#51366 auto dealers'and other stores. MLS#53529

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* 2005 Beachwood Road (Amelia Island Plantation) FUR-
NISHED OR UNFURNISHED 3BR/3.5BA Each bedroom has
its own bath, 9 miles of walking & bike trails, 2.5 miles of beach.
Gated community w/guard posted, ocean/lake views, dock access,
patio/deck and playground. Washer/Dryer, lawn care, pest control
& Association fees included. $2100
* 5021 Summer Beach Boulevard (Summer Beach Village) -
2BR/2BA Fully furnished cottage in gated community. Close to the
Beach. Ceramic tile in living areas, carpeted bedrooms, dining in
living/great room, fireplace, vaulted ceilings, community pool,
water softener and irrigation, 1-car garage. $1400
* 403 Tarpon Avenue #322 (Ocean Park) 2BR/2BA Furnished
condominium with ocean views, short walk to the beach. Open
floor plan and 1 car garage. Community pool. $1500


* 85459 Sagaponack Drive (Nbrth Hampton Subdivision)
- 4BR/2BA Home with open floor plan, formal diinng room,
closet pantry in kitchen. Screend back patio with fenced yard.
2-car garage. Community pool, clubhouse, kayak launch nearby.
* 86422 Meadowwood Drive (Meadowfield Subdivision) -
4BR/2BA Very large kitchen with closet pantry; kitchen open
to family/great room; master shower with separate nub, spa-
cious master bedroom, separate room with washer/dryer hook-
.ups, carpet & vinyl floorings and wood shutters. $1300
* 86272 Riverwood Drive (Meadowfield) 4BR/2BA Home
with open floor plan, eat-in kitchen plus formal dining room.
Back patio overlooks pond. Convenient to AlA and 1-95, close
to shopping. $1300.

2805 S. Fletcher Drive 3BR/2BA Gorgeous ocean views!! 31217 Paradise Commons, Unit #823 (Amelia Lakes) -
Remodeled beach house with ceramic tile throughout Enjoy the 2BR/2BA Two Master Baths, eat-in kitchen, kitchen island,
sunrise or smset watching the waves roll in. Full master bath wood fireplace, community pool, tennis courts, exercise room.
Dining in living/great room/family room, breakfast room, ceramic barbecue grills in common areas, gated community, clubhouse
tile, mini and metal blinds,1-cagamge$1100 and playground. Washer/Dryer, lawn care, pest control, trash
18 Harrison Creek (The Plantation) -, 5BR/5BA/2 half BA. & Association fees are included in rent. $900
Custombuilt home overlooking the marsh and Amelia River. Pool,
outdoor fireplace, patio living area,,boat dock w/ lift, and 4 car COMMERCIAL RENTALS
garage. Professional kitchen, granite countertops, two laundry Amelia Parke Towne Center Office space, 4,500 sq.ft. will
rooms. Master suite on main level. Three BR suites plus recreation divide and build to tenants sp
room & study upstairs. Private in-law suite. Call for pricing.
95210 Woodberry Lane (The Preserve at Summer Beach) Atlantic Ave @ 14th 1,600sf office $1,300/mo
Walking distance to the beach; just north of the Ritz Carlton 502 Centre St (Maxwell Bldg) individual offices
4BR/4BA Large Master Bathroom with garden tub and shower.
Second bedroom has own bath; 3rd bathroom for guests and bed- Centre Street & 4th (Swan Bldg) individual offices
room. 4th bathroom in bonus room, mother-in-law suite or office 1799 US HWY 17 1196sf Commercial building,
with plenty of storage room. Gated neighborhood with communi- $1,500/mo.
typool. Fireplace in family room open to kitchen. Living room and
dining room. 2-car garage, screened porch overlooks lake. Sadler Road Commercial Building 625 sf building on 1 acre
Sprinkler system. Washer/Dryer on second level. $1900 lot. $1,500

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000 2504 Via Del Rey MLS#55302 $229,000 On the golf course MLS# 53844 $99,900 Stoney Creek MLS054187
4BRI3BA, 3058 sq. f. 4BR/4BA, 2,680 s.f. w/granny lIqt 1,407 sq.fl. 4BR/4BA
Doug Mackle 753-3332 Brad Goble 261-61,66 Brad Goble 261-6166

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$325.000O-322 Ocean Park $419,000 -480 Starboard Landing $117,500 -Amlelia Woods 0803 (MLS#53740)
2BR/2BA Beautiful Odean Views MLS#55454 2578 sq It 4BR/3BA 2BR 2 BA -Community Pool & Tennis Courts
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* LancefordLot $122,000 Package $321,000 #45603
Brad Goble 261-6166
* Barrington Lot $122,000 Package $321,000 #46502
Brad Goble 261-6166

* Beech Street Commercial Lot $159,000 #46502 -
Brad Goble -261-6166
* S. Fletcher Lot 50 X 100 $425,000- Brad Goble 261-6166
* Deep Waler Lot, Capt Point. $354,000 #52647 -
Brad Goble 261-6166


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across the street from the Charming well-kept home Is vlew'3/2 has new windows.
beach. Freplace hardwood move n ready Open floor plan. kitchen.wood& tile floors. roof
beach. Fireplace,. ardwood huge family room, laminate & & more. Short term rentals
floors, many recent upgrades. tile floors In living areas. &loe. e e
screened porch, fenced yard. allowed
#54851 5425.000 #54741 $175,000 #54614 5339500

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First Avenue (3.9 acres)$195,000
First Avenue $195,000
Keystone Lane $109,000
Long Point $575,000
N. Fletcher Avenue $150,000
N. 14th & Towngate $25,000

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Ocean Avenue $300,uuO
Olmsted Lane $65,000
Plantation Oaks Ln $159,000
S. Fletcher Avenue $890,000
S. Fletcher Avenue $549,000

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with new roof & new A ndoAws
fresh paint & refinished hard
wood floors, this 3/I sli on a 50)
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bonus room w/built-Ins &

Blackrock Road $55,000
Blackrock Road $278,000
Cayman Circle $37,000
Claxton Road $99,500
Cook Road $39,990
Edwards Road $45,000
Edwards Road $55,000
Equestrian Way $27,500

Little Piney Island $150.000
Morgans Circle $60,000
Palm Bluff Dr. $90,000
Park Place $104,900
Redbud Lane $199,000
Serenity Lane $55,900
Springwood Ln. $231,500
Trotter Lane $30,000

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95330 Spinaker 3792 sf. 4BR/3.5BA gorgeous ocean view home
located in the exclusive Amelia Island community of Summer Beach.
Grand two story living room with fireplace, private library/office
./fireplace, gourmet kitchen with high end appliances. Master Suite
offers separate sitting room facing the ocean. Master bath features
separate vanities, large shower and oversized jetted rub. Community
Pool. Available fully furnished. On Island. $4,500/mo.
96086 Sea Winds Drive-1776 sf 4BR/2BA light & bright brick home
located in the Se Winds community. Opcn living with a split floor plan
that's great for enterraining! Open kitchen with Formica counter tops
and a casual dining bar overlooking the family room. Largemaster suite
with trey ,I;i. double windows and tiles master bath. No pets. On
3409 Sea Marsh Road,- 1710 sf 3BR/2BA Fiddlers Bend condo on
gared Omni Amelia Island Plantation. Marsh views from many rooms.
Fireplace in living room. Great deck and balcony areas. Pets ok. On
Land. St,600/mo. ,
1520 Amelia Circle- 2378 sf. 4BR/3BA single family home just North
of Atlantic Asenue. Formal Living Dining Rooms plus a Den with
replace. Large deck that's great for entertaining. No pets. On Island. $1,
3050 Robert Oliver Avenue 1820 sf. 3BR/2BA Island home on an
extra large corner lot. Great Room with a fireplace, large eat in kitchen
and paio. Iets ok. On Island. $1,500/mo.
2818 Robert Oliver Avenue 1777 ,i i. i i. I, ..' l... i ... the
Egan's Landing community. Large living room with fireplace plus'
dirinng ro6m. Tiled, ear-in kitchen with corian counter tops. Screened
porch and two car garage. $1,550/mno.
2763.Long Boat Drive, 2578 sf, 3BR/2.5BA large two story with
hardwood floors and fireplace. Formal dinning room plus riled eat in
kitchen. Ples ok. On Island. S 1,495/mo.
32125 Grand Parke Blvd 2084 sf. 3BR/2BA home with laige fenced
in backyard. Split floor 1 h ri, .. ,i ,1-. r i,,,.-. i I I theliving
room. Quartz counter tops in kitchen with walk in pantry. Whole house
water softener and two car garage. Pets ok. Off island. $1,395/mo.
1573 Park Avenue,- 1'573 Park Avenue 1794 sf 2BR/2.5BA town
home located in Amelia Pari w/over sized loft, great for pool table.
Wood floors throughout main living. Master down. 2 car garage and
private courtyard. Pets allowed. On Iland. $1,300/mo.
87475 Creekside Drive, 12641 sf 3BR/3BA two story home in
'- -ii,.!. community. Screened lanai overlooks large fully fenced
backyard. $1,300/mo.

2642 Delorean Street- 1369 sf 3BR/2BA home located in the Eganis
BluffNorth community. Large yard and two car garage. Pes ok. On
Island. l,250/mno.
96006 Starlight Lane- 1780 sf 3BR/2.5BA two story house in
Heron Isles off Chester Rd. Large kitchen with plenty of cabinets.
Master suite with vto walk-in closets and a separate shower and rub.
Well landscaped wirh fully fenced backyard. New paint throghour.
Irrigation and security. Cable induded. Pets ok. Off Island. $1,
1836 Perimeter Park 1300 sf. 2BR/2BA second floor Amelia Park
townhouse. Separate living and'dining rooms plus breakfast nook in
kitchen. Washer & Dryer. One car garage Pets ok. On Island $1.
23700 Arrigo Boulevard 1921 s[i 3BR/2BA split flour plan with
centrally located kitchen overlooking large family room. Separate
Living Room and Dinning Room, Screened porch and sun deck in
back. Pets ok. OffIsland. $1.200/mo.
2651 Delorean Street 1380 sf. 3BR/2BA home with kitchen
overlooking fireplace in the family room. Generous master suite. Two
car garage. Very close to Femrniiadina schools. Pets ok. On Island. $1,
1831 Perimeter Park Road 1850 sf. 2BR/2BA home located in
Amelia Park. Upgraded kitchen. Walking distance to YMCA,
shopping, dining
and schools. Sidewalks for biking or walking throughout entire area.
Pets ok. On Island. $1,100/nmo.
2826 Scrub Jay Road-1275 l I- ,I ... ....... .
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31135 Paradise Commons #625 1148 sF. 2BVR2BA deluxe 2nd
floor plan at Amelia Lakes. Perfect for roommates! Each bedroom has
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31010 Paradise Commons #412 1143 sf. 2BI2BAground floor
unir in Amelia Lakes. Large bedrooms with ceiling Fans. Kitchen
overlooking living room. Screen porch with storage. Close to pool and
workout center. Pets ok. Off Island. $900/mo.

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3BR/2.5BA garage, W/D, upgrades,
pool, gated comm. Conv. to beaches &
1-95. Svc pets only. $1150/mo. +
$1150 dep. 261-6478, 982-9797
3BR/2BA, ground floor. Pool, tennis,
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Oceanfront condo, 2BR/2BA,
great vacation rental. $399,000
Brett Aroneck, Broker 904-261-9444
2BR/2.5BA, Newly upgraded,
backs up to Ft. Clinch for sunsets
and sunrises. $189,900
Patsy Windham, Realtor
3BR/2BA, inground pool, like
new screened porch. .
Priced to sell at $126,000
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20th. $1500/mo. (904) 710-5884

860 Homes-Unfurnished
2-3BR HOUSE FOR RENT $700/mo.
+ utilities. 332 S. 9th St. Call (904)
4BR/2BA 2000 SQ. FT. HOUSE -
Garage, fireplace, fenced backyard, SS
appl's. On the water, fish from your
own backyard. $1400/mo. + dep.
3BR/2BA HOME Large oak trees on
1.2 acres, 2-car garage. $1350/mot
Call (904)225-5068. Available 8/15.
3BR/2BA Garage, W/D hook-ups,
nice yard. On the water on Pirates
Wood, great view from 2nd floor
balcony. $1100. Avail now. (904)491-
FLORA PARKE Lg 4BR family honie.
Hdwd floors thru-out, formal dining rm,
separate office, screened porch, fenced
yard on pond. $1300/mo. 753-1820
BUNGALOW downtown Fernandina.
All appliances plus washer & dryer. Nice
screened porch, yard, & private
parking. $1100/mo. 524 S. 7th St. Call
secluded waterfront acre and a half.
'$1550/mo. Call (904)753-1057.
YULEE, 86074 PEEPLES RD near
A1A. 3/2, cent. air, laundry room,
Bright and clean! 2-story. Go look.
$795/mo. Call (904)607-3121.
FOR RENT 2168A First Ave.
townhome. 3BR/3.5BA, double garage.
$1500/mo. + utilities. (904)206-0238
beach in quiet cul-de-sac. Large 2 car
garage w/storage. All modern appli-
ances, breakfast area, Pergo wood
floors, fireplace, large deck & BBQ
area, fenced private lot. $1685/mo.
(landscaping not incl) Avail Aug 16th.
Pets ok. Write to mmcoown5@(
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4BR/2.5BA 2,899 sq. ft., 2 car
garage. Beautiful newer 2 story home
in Amelia Walk. All appliances stay.
Available 8/8/11. Community pool,
fitness center & tennis. Convenient
location. $1650/mo. 1 or 2 year lease.
$50 app. fee. Credit/background check
required. Contact Sea Horse Property
Management at (904)572-4788.
WD hookup, all new appliances.
South 6th St. Minutes from downtown.
Appointment only. Call (904)753-1346.



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Mountains. River overlook, cozy, well
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$495 a week. Call(904)757-5416.
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Realtor, for special rates.

863 Office
GUARANTEED! Includes FREE Internet
and Fax Service! Only 3 Spaces
Remain: 1008, 1018 & 1400 sq. ft.
Amelia Insurance, Sadler Rd. $550/mo.
600-1500sf 2382 Sadler Rd. behind
Amelia Insurance. (904)557-5644

864 Commercial/Retail
Buildings 1 & 2. 1250 sq. ft. ADA
restrooms, office/retail space w/ware-
house. Water/sewer/garbage inc. Call
Dave Turner 277-3942. Units start at
$1250 + tax per month w/year lease.
1557 SOUTH 8TH ST. $800. 850
sq. ft. Available 9/1/11. Call David
753-2081 or 261-3077.
FREE RENT Great location. Front
-small office w/warehouse & bay door,
or small office space available. For
details call (904)310-9971.
1000sf next to Red Otter. Excellent
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1559 SOUTH 8TH ST. $800. 600
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WIFE NEEDS CAR Wanted, low
mileage, 2000-05 Lincoln, Cadillac, or
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Private parties only. Cell (630)308-
2005 3EEP WRANGLER Hard top,
auto transmission, A/C, V6 engine, one
owner. 68,000 gentle miles,. $16,500.
1996 CHEVY LUMINA 4 dr., high
miles, fairly new motor, runs great,
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