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PHOTOS BY HEATHERA. PERRY/NEWS-LEADER
Ann Jennings, Joyce Larson, John T. Holmes and Eve Jones, above, inspect the gaullardia flowerbed
at the American Beach Community Center, below.
Partnership pays off
for community center
H WEATHER A. PERRY
E '- Jones receives rave
reviews from Nassau
Nlaintinance Director Tim
Milligan fur her work at the
American Beach Community
"Ms. Eve does such a great job
of taking care of the rentals and
insuring the building is cleaned
-after each rental and event," said
But Jones' efforts don't stop
there. She and a group of American
Beach citizens including John T
Holmes, Ann Jennings, Joyce
Larson and others have come for-
ward to help maintain the grounds
at the center.
"This is a prime example of what
our county needs to keep the sys-
tem going, volunteer partnerships
formed with the county. We really
appreciate their help. We have con-
"This is a prime example of what our county needs to
keep the system going, volunteer partnerships formed
with the county. We really appreciate theirhelp."
TIM MILLIGAN. DIRECTOR
NASSAU COUNTY FACILITIES MAINTENANCE
tinued to add buildings to the coun-
ty's total of what is now some 72
properties," said Milligan.
"With only three grounds main-
tenance employees, it's all they can
do to cut the grass at the ballparks,
beach parks, boat ramps, health
departments and the rest of the
When Grounds Supervisor Gary
Hetzel went by recently to try to get
the weeds at the center under con-
trol, Jones and the others joined in.
A resident of American Beach
for 10 years, Jones says the
Community Center is "the most
important building there."
"It's a beacon for the communi-
ty," said Jennings.
Holmes is known in the commu-
nity as a very caring, sharing person
with a great green thumb.
"He's the Johnny Appleseed of
the community," said Jennings.
Holmes said that once the
flowerbed had been planted, he
wanted to be able to maintain the
beauty of it.
Larson had been looking for a
way to help out in whatever way she
could and was thrilled when Jones
contacted her with the opportunity.
CENTER Continued on 3A
lease option for
Nassau County officials are con-
sidering a leasing option to pay for a
new sheriff's administration building.
Representatives of Haskell Co.
pitched the company's recommended
financing options to county officials
Thursday. Representatives of Haskell
and Nekoda, LLC, Haskell's partner;
emphasized the flexibility of leasing
"Almost any scenario can be struc-
tured," said Trevor Lee, a Nekoda
spokesperson. "When we sit down and
we really talk about what the different
needs of the county are and what the
concerns of the county are, almost any-
thing can be structured on the private
side. It can be extremely flexible. And
I think part of the real advantage to us
is the structure of the purchase agree-
A preliminary estimate by Haskell
suggested project costs for the sheriffs
administration facility near $17 mil-
County Manager Ted Selby remind-
ed commissioners that while there are
advantages and disadvantages to
financing a project with a'ond or with
a lease, both share
"Either way, this
is put on the general
ledger basically as a
from an accounting
Boatright that the project
would not become an
asset until the coun-
ty assumed ownership of it.
The primary difference between a
bond and lease is the bond itself, said
Selby. "When we did the courthouse
complex, we had a check for $35 mil-
lion and then we started drawing down
on it, so it became an immediate asset,"
Commission Chair Walter Boatright
suggested the possibility of 6d. f, ii in'
a bulk of the payment until the sheriff's
office had moved into the new building,
allowing for sale of the land the current
sheriffs office is on a parcel of 16
acres on A1A when the economy
Commissioner Barry Holloway
agreed, citing an immediate need for
COUNTY Continued on 3A
City plan borrows
up to $5.7 million
ll( HIAL. PARNLLI
Fernandina Beach Commissioners
are scheduled to meet next Tuesday
with financial advisers to consider how
to borrow and repay $5.7 million to
finance five major components of the
Forward Fernandina plan, City
Manager Michael Czymbor said.
Czymbor's proposal does not
include financing renovation of the
downtown post office, which is esti-
mated to cost $3.85 million and likely
. would be done later.
Funding options will be discussed
at a workshop scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday at City Hall. Fina adoption of
the Forward Fernandina plan could
come the following week, on Aug. 16.
"We have tentatively proposed a
debt repayment plan using a combi-'
nation of franchise fees and
(Community Redevelopment Area)
revenue, as well as using any other
sources such as state or federal grants
or other non-for-profit or private
sources to reduce the ultimate total
amount of the borrowing and corre-
sponding debt service," Czymbor
wrote in an email Monday.
City residents w6uld pay addition-
The Fernandina Beach
Commission is scheduled to meet
with financial advisers and legal
counsel to consider options for
funding the Forward Femandina
plan at 5'30 p m. Tuesday at City
Hall, 204 Ash St.
al utility charges if franchise fees are
part of the plan.
A revision of the current downtown
CRA was discussed Tuesday night at
a city commission workshop. The city
may consider expanding the current
area to generate more revenue. The
city may use incremental increases in
sales tax revenue within the CRA to pay
for infrastructure projects located with-
in its boundaries, including along Front
Street and the Amelia River waterfront.
The current CRA has failed to gen-
erate sufficient funds to pay for those
improvements, as planned, because of
the economic recession.
Proponents are downplaying the
estimated $9.6 million total cost of the
Forward Fernandina project.
CITY Continued on 3A
First Peck School
was 100 years agc
This year marks the 100th anniver-
sary of the establishment of Peck High
School, an institution that helped edu-
cate the area's African-American stu-
dents from the late 19th century until
the late 1960s.
The community will celebrate the
milestone this weekend with a picnic
on the grounds, a dinner and dance in
Jacksonville and a get-together with
the granddaughter of the school's
Originally located at Atlantic
Avenue and South 11th Street, the
school was first named Nassau Colored
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WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 3.2011 NEWS News-Leader
John K Ryder
John K Ryder of Diamond Point, N.Y.,
and Fernandina Beach, Fla., died peace-
fully in his sleep on July, 2, 2011. Born on
February 8, 1924, Jack was the son of the
late John Marvin Ryder and Helen Stanford
Brown of Schenectady, N.Y.
Jack first attended Cornell University
where he played varsity
basketball and was a
member of Chi Psi, a
national fraternity. After
serving in WW II, he
graduated as a three
striper from the USNAin
the class of 1948. He later
received a Master's
Degree in Business Administration from
George Washington University.
After graduation from USNA, Jack
served on U.S.S. Jeffers, U.S.S. Saratoga
and U.S.S. Intrepid. He also served with the
U.S. Military Advisory Group in Athens,
Greece, the U.S. Navy's logistics complex
in Yokosuka, Japan, NAS Norfolk and the
Office of the Chief of Naval Operations,
among other stops.
After serving 26 years, he retired from
the Navy in 1973 and returned to Lake
George, N.Y., where he owned and oper-
ated the real estate firm Robert W. Leavitt,
Inc. for ten years before retiring to serve in
a number of board and non-profit roles.
Jack loved the Adirondacks in upstate
NY and was an ardent conservationist He
was appointed a Commissioner of the
Adirondack Park Agency by Governor
Mario Cuomo and was later asked to be its
chairman by Governor George Pataki. He
was founder and chairman of the Fund for
Lake George and was also founder and
later chairman of the Lake George Basin
Jack was predeceased by his wife, Joan
Hanigan Ryder, of Schenectady, and his
sister, Jane Ryder Uggla. He is survived by
two daughters, Sarah Ryder of Austin,
Texas, and Lt. Col. Lisa Ryder of Huntsville,
Alabama, a son, John K. Ryder, Jr., and his
wife, Mary Ellen, of Redding, Connecticut,
six grandchildren and four great-grand-
A service in celebration of Jack's life
was held Wednesday, July 6, at Saint
Sacrament Episcopal Church, Bolton
Landing, N.Y., with interment in Albany
Rural Cemetery. Military honors were pro:
vided by the Navy honor guard out of
Otis Lee Skipper
Mr. Otis "Biddie" Lee Skipper, age 87, of
Chester, passed away peacefully on
Thursday morning, July 28, 2011 at his
home, surrounded by his loving family.
Born on April 26, 1924, he was the son
of the late Otis Lee and Lottie McCellan
Skipper, Sr. At the age of twelve, he began
Working on tugboats at the Talleyrand
Docks in Jacksonville. Mr. Skipper had
worked for many. years for Duval
Engineering of Jacksonville. His career
with Duval Engineering
began on the tugboat
Dolly G before he moved
into the asphalt division
as a Heavy Equipment
Mechanic. He was a
Veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Preceding him in
death are two brothers,
James "Doc" Skipper, Leonard "Duger"
Skipper and a sister, Dorothy Kenoyer.
He leaves behind, his loving wife of 63
years, Roberta Carver Skipper, their son,
William Skipper (Michelle), two grand-
sons, Billy Skipper, Shawn Black (Christy),
four great-grandchildren, Garrett Black,
Coral Skipper, Brendan Black and Sophie
Kay Klussener, all of Chester, FL, two broth-
ers, Donald "Buck" Skipper, Yulee, FL,
Robert Skipper (Dolly), Nashville, TN and
several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Skipper's family received friends
from 5:00-7:00 pm on Monday, August 1,
2011 at the Oxley-Heard Funeral Home.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. on
Tuesday from the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-
Please share his life story at www.oxley-
Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors
Marion Luther Teaster
Marion Luther Teaster, 91, a good man,
departed this life on Thursday morning,
July 28, 2011 at the Community Hospice
Morris Center in Jacksonville, FL.
He was born in Benton, Mississippi on
December 1, 1919, the
fourth of five sons born
to William Joseph and
Maude Pilgrim Teaster.
He grew into manhood
farming cotton fields his
family worked as share
croppers. He loved sports
and hunting, tiaits that
served him well as a U.S. Army Combat
Infantryman in the World War II Solomon
and Philippine Islands Campaigns.
Mobilized with the 31st Division on the
eve of WW II, he trained at Camp Blanding,
FL. There he met Mary Mozelle Marshall
and married her on April 20, 1942, shortly
before his departure for the South Pacific.
Prior to shipping out, he was posted to the
With war's end the couple returned to
Jacksonville to pursue dreams of most
Depression Era children of steady employ-,
ment and a home free of hunger and pover-
ty. He served for 33 years as an employee
of the St. Regis Paper Company Mill in
Jacksonville, FL and retired in 1983. He
built the home the couple strove for in 1964
on Dames Point and moved it to Yulee, FL
when the Jacksonville Port Authority
acquired the property. He passed on his
honesty, loyalty and gentle kindness to his
children and his love of hunting to his sons.
'His devotion to family was a constant
throughout his life. He was possessed of a
Southerner's connection to the soil and
was a lifelong gardener.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years,
Mary M. Teaster: his daughter. Tammi
Teaster Lovell: and two sons, Martin Glenn
Teaster and Marshall Wayne Teaster, all of
Yulee. He is also survived by nine grand-
children, nine great-grandchildren and
numerous nieces and nephews. He was
predeceased by his parents; his brothers,
Harvey, Durwood, Lloyd and Robert
(Shorty), all of Mississippi: his son-in-law,
John Robert Lovell, Sr. and his grandson,
John Robert Lovell, Jr.
He was a quiet, modest Christian man
who remained devoted to the love of his life
until the very end. His absence is mitigat-
ed only by the knowledge that the parting
is temporary. We are all diminished by his
Funeral services will be held at 2:00
p.m. today, Wednesday, August 3, at
Blackrock Baptist Church in Yulee, with
Rev. Frank Camarotti officiating. Interment
with Military Honors will follow in Green
Pine Cemetery. The family received friends
from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Green
Pine Funeral Home.
Messages of condolence may be left
and directions to the furteral home are
available at www.greenpinefuneralcom.
Green Pine Funeral Home
PJ Wiggins, 35, of Callahan, FL, went to
heaven on Friday July 29, 2011. He was
born June 26, 1976, graduated from West
Nassau High School, and was married to
Jessica Flowers Wiggins on November 30,
PJ loved racing and won his last race
June 25, 2011 at Bubba
S Raceway Park in the
S Open Wheel Modified
Division. PJ enjoyed
coaching Pop Warner
Football and supporting
He is survived by his
Wife Jessica, Son Kyle,
Daughter Autumn, Mother Charlotte (Jack)
LaVergne, Father Bill Wiggins, Sisters
Dawn Wiggins, Kim Nichols, Andrea (Skip)
Trahan, Brothers Berry (Kim) Wiggins,
Jack (Janna) LaVergne, and numerous
nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends at Callahan
Funeral Home today, Wednesday, Aug 3
from 6-8 pm. Funeral Service will be held
on Aug 4 at 11 am at First Baptist Church
of Callahan. After the Funeral, family and
friends are invited to 44071 Woodland Ct,
Callahan, FL for visitation.
Condolences may be expressed at
Callahan Funeral Home
A home going service for Mr. Howard
Sharper will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday,
Aug. 6, 2011 at the Female Protected
Society Center in Gainesville.
ChestnutFuneral Home. Gainesville
Simple changes ease menopause symptoms
RICHARD N. ---- plant-derived hormones,
WALDMAN. MD m s hand-mixed by a pharmacist
FortheNews-Leader Exercise regularly to improve mood, slo and marketed for the treat-
bone loss and fight the mid-section weight ment of menopausal symp-
Hot flashes, night sweats, toms.
mood swings, and vaginal dry- gain that increases the risk ofheart disease. Tohe manufacturers of cer-
ness are notorious symptoms ** tain compounded hormones
associated with menopause beverages and spicy food. increased risk of health prob- claim that their products offer
the time in a woman's life Quit smoking. Dress in layers lems such as blood clot, relief from menopausal symp-
when her ovaries stop produc- so you can quickly cool down stroke, heart attack, and toms as well as prevention or
ing eggs and menstrual peri- when you feel a hot flash com- breast cancer HT is not the treatment for serious dis-
ods cease. ing on. If vaginal dryness is a best choice for everyone, eases. However, the U.S. Food
An estimated 6,000 women problem, try an over-the- Women who should not take and Drug Administration has
in the U.S. reach menopause counter lubricant cream or gel HT include those who have stated that these claims are
each day, and most of them to restore moisture, especially had some types of abnormal false, misleading, and a viola-
will experience symptoms. before sex. bleeding, blood clots, heart tion of federal law. Neither
Simple lifestyle changes If your symptoms are attack or stroke; most women compounded nor herbal sup-
can help reduce menopause intense enough to interfere with an estrogen-dependent plements, such as black
symptoms and lower the risk with your quality of life, talk to cancer; and women with liver cohosh and soy, are regulated
of disease in the future, your doctor. Hormone therapy disease or dysfunction, Breast by the FDA. Using substances
Consume a healthy calcium- (HT), which replaces the hor- cancer survivors should con- that have not been tested for
rich diet that includes plenty mones no longer made by the sider an alternative to HT safety can result in'negative
of fruits, vegetables, and ovaries with synthetic hor- treat symptoms. Women who health consequences.
grains. Exercise regularly to mones, is an effective treat- are good candidates for HT For more information, visit
improve mood, slow bone loss ment for some women. should take the lowest dose pause.acog.org, the website
and fight the mid-section Antidepressants may be pre- necessary to relieve symp- devoted to menopIausal and
weight gain that increases the scribed to help with mood, hot toms for as short a time as midlife health.
risk of heart disease. Avoid flashes and vaginal dryness. possible. RichardN. Waldman, MD,
common hot flash triggers Because certain types of Compounded menopausal is president of The American
such as alcohol, caffeine, hot HT have been linked with an hormone therapy (or so-called Congress of Obstetricians and
"bioidentical" hormones) are Gynecologists.
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NEWS DEADLINES ADVERTISING DEADLINES
Monday, 5 p.m.
Letters to the editor:
Monday, 5 p.m.
People and Places:
Thursday, 3 p.m.
Food addicts meet
Food Addicts Anonymous
meetings are held at Third
and Alachua Street on
Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Please use the Third Street
entrance. For information
callJackie at 310-6680.
The Fernandina Beach
Optimist Club meets each
Wednesday from noon-1 p.m.
at the Fernandina Beach
Golf Club. Speakers today
are representatives from the
Farm Bureau. Aug. 10 fea-
tures Edwin Goodwin, feder-
al security director with the
Administration. For informa-
tion contact Barb Kent at
The Rotary Club of
Fernandina Beach meets
each Wednesday from 11:30
a.m.-1 p.m. at the Florida
House Inn on South Third
St. The speaker today is
Peter Wilking of A1A Solar
talking about solar power.
Aug. 10 features Clint
Dawkins, new Rotary
District 6970 governor,
speaking on "The new year
in Rotary." For information
contact Melanie Ferreira at
The United States Coast
Guard Auxiliary, Amelia
Island Flotilla 14-1, meets at
7 p.m. the first Thursday of
each month in the Amelia
Island Lighthouse Cottage,
located on O'Hagan Lane
between 215 arid 217
Lighthouse Circle. The next
meeting is Aug. 4. The auxil-
iary is a volunteer organiza-
tion promoting boating safe-
ty and new members are
welcome. Please call 261-
1889 for more information.
The American Legion
Post 174 will host an "Ole
Fashion Sox Hop" at the
Peck Auditorium on Aug. 5
fr6m 8 p.m. to midnight.
Everyone is invited. Come
out for the fun and laughter.
Admission is $5. For infor-
mation contact Vernetta at
Holy Trinity Anglican
Church will host a presenta-
tion on "Missions in India
and the Philippines" on Aug.
5 at 5 p.m. at the church,
1830 Lake Park across from
the YMCA in Amelia Park..
Dr. Mary Grundorf will
share experiences and activi-
ties on behalf of the church
endeavoring to break
through the inhumane sys-
tem of caste system slavery
in India and create training
and support for missions in
the strategically located
Philippines and the sur-
rounding countries. The
presentation is free. A social
gathering will follow.
Gary W. Belson Associ-
ates Inc. offers gun courts
at the Range & Educational
Training Center in Nassau
County. A Concealed
Weapon License Course will
be offered Aug. 7 at 2 p.m.,
Aug. 11, 15, 24, 26 and 30 at
6:15 p.m. and Aug. 13 at 9
a.m. and 1 p.m. A Basic with
Defensive Tactics Course
will be offered Aug. 6 and
Aug. 20 at 7:45 a.m. For.
information contact Belson
at 491-8358, 476-2037 or gbel-
Local AARP Chapter 4608
will meet Aug. 9 at the
Council on Aging, across
from Baptist Medical Center
Nassau, to discuss national
and state issues concerning
debt and AARP news
reports. Members are urged
to attend and bring a guest-
Chapter dues are $7.50 per
year and include a quarterly
newsletter. The chapter
holds special events, charity
endeavors and is involved in
local political forums. Join
and attend the next meeting.
The Newcomers Club of
Amelia Island will host its
monthly coffee on Aug. 11 at
10:30 a.m. All women who
reside in Nassau County (no
matter how long you have
lived here) are welcome to
attend. For further informa-
tion, contact Debbie Price at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 310-
6060; or visit http://newcom-
SA Stroke Support Group
meeting will be held Aug. 11
at 1 p.m. at Savannah Grand
Assisted Living, 1900 Amelia
Trace Court, Fernandina
Beach. Guest speaker will be
Rick Young of Amelia
Financial Services. For infor-
mation call 321-0898.
Replacing your old com-
puter for school? Just bought
a new television? Have an
old, dead blender or an
unused bread maker? Don't
throw away those old ones -
recycle them on Aug. 20 in
the Yulee Home Depot park-
ing lot. Nassau Sierra again
hosts a free electronics recy-
cling from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. E-
Scrap of Jacksonville, an
EPA-certified recycler of
electronics, will pick up used
appliances, computers, moni-
tors, flat-screen televisions
and anything else that plugs
in. "EPA-certified" means
your data will be destroyed
before recycling and the
parts will never go into a
landfill your personal data
will not be compromised. If
you have an old tube TV,
bring it, but there will be a
$10 charge for recycling.
Springhill Baptist Church
will serve meals for individu-
als and families in need on
Aug. 25 from 5-6:30 p.m. at
the church, 941017 Old
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 moal'
delivered, should call 261-
4741, ext 110 in advance. For
information, call Robyn
Stuckey at 583-3280.
Two Wings Homeschool
Support Group is a relaxed
and informal volunteer
group dedicated first and
foremost to quality education
for children in a family envi-
ronment, regardless of race,
sex, financial/social status,
cultural background or reli-
gion. Its purpose is to pro-
vide loving encouragement,
support and information to
any family from any back-
ground (new and seasoned
include field trips, group
activities, weekly park days
(meets on Fridays at 1:30
p.m.),and community serv-
ice. Two Wings will hold its
first park day gathering on
Aug. 26 at 1:30 p.m. at
Central Park on Atlantic
Avenue. New and seasoned
For more information con-
tact Dana at twowingshsg@
comcast.net or 277-1841.
The Amelia Island Quilt
Guild invites the public to a
free program at 7 p.m. on
Sept. 13 featuring Ellen
Lndner, quilt artist and
com). Follow Lindner on her
creative journey, view beauti-
ful quilts, hear inspiring sto-
ries and learn valuable quilt-
ing techniques. The quilt
guild holds monthly meet-
ings the second Tuesday at
the Woman's Club, 201 Jean
LaFitte Ave. Programs are
free and open to the public.
For information visit aiquil-
Amelia Island merchants launched "Silver
Dollar Days" to entice residents to shop locally.
August 3, 1961 i
Under a new state law fines for driving under
the influence were set to increase from $362 to
$624.50 for a first offense.
August 7, 1986
Fernandina Beach commissioners held a
workshop on a proposed salt marsh restoration
project for 90 acres of Egans Creek.
August 3, 2001
IN, MEMORY OF
DECEMBER 6, 1977.
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'The community can be very helpful
by utilizing the facility and recommending
it to others. Also, by showing respect and
appreciation for this beautiful building.
After all, it is one of the most
important buildings here.'
Continued from 1A
The Community Center
has been a dream of
American Beach homeown-
ers for years and I wanted to
participate and keep it beau-
"Economic times really
are hard and I feel privileged
to live in American Beach
so this gives me an opportu-
nity to do two things, I can
keep my community beauti-
ful and I can lend a hand
where it's needed," said
The volunteers have
worked to keep their com-
munity looking nice in other
ways throughout the years
by picking up trash and look-
ing after other plantings.
The bi-annual cleanup day
in the neighborhood is well
There were folks outside
the neighborhood who heard
about it and wanted to help,"
It is Jones' hope that
more people will utilize the
community center and tell
others to do so as well.
"As the doorkeeper for
this beautiful facility I have
provided accommodations to
many individuals and groups
for various types of events
such as birthday parties,
wedding receptions, anniver-
saries, school plays, afiflh-
graders noon tea party, art
show, family reunions, grad-
uation parties, meetings and
more. The Community
Center is known about in
other states. Many clients
come from as far away
as Atlanta and North
Carolina, and several cities in
Anyone interested in
helping with the beautifica-
tion of the corimunity
center or utilizing the facility
may contact Jones at 27.7-
A 100-year anniversary celebration for Peck High
SchoOl will be held Friday through Sunday. Registration for
the event is at noon Friday at the Peck Community Center,
followed by a picnic on the grounds from 2-7 p m
On Saturday, the celebration will continue at the
Crowne Plaza in Jacksonville, beginning with cocktail hour
from 5:30-6:30 p.m. followed by dinner, music and danc-
ing. Keynote speaker is Howard Kennedy, and Maxine
Thurston Fischer will also offer reflections on Peck High
On Sunday at 2 p.m., there will be a farewell get-togeth-
er at the Peck Community Center's Willie Mae Hardy
Ashley Auditorium, at which Veronica Pace, granddaughter
of William H. Peck, will be the guest of honor. For more
information, contact reunion committee president James
Mullen at (912) 576-2559
PECK Continued from A
School No. 1. It was renamed
Peck High Schoolin 1911 after
notable African-American edu-
cator William Henderson
In 1880, African Americans
in Nassau County petitioned
the state for a high school, and
a four-room building was con-
structed in 1884. The following
year, Moses H. Payne of
Howard University became
Peck, also a graduate of
Howard University, became
Payne's assistant, and when
Payne died in a-yellow fever
epidemic in 1887, Peck took
over as principal, a position he
held for 50 years.
By 1894, Peck had estab-
lished a program serving
through the 10th grade, and
by 1908 he had a full high-
school curriculum. The first
senior graduating class in 1908
consisted of two members:
Charlie Roberts and James.
In 1927, a larger school
building was constructed on
the 500 block of South 10th
Street with the same name,
helping to educate African-
American students until full
integration of local schools
occurred in the late 1960s.
Construction of the building
was partially funded by the
Rosenwald Foundation, which
helped build schools for.
The last senior class grad-
uated from Peck High School
in 1969. African-American stu-
dents were thereafter inte-
grated into local white schools.
Peck was born in 1859 and
came to Fernandina Beach
from Washington, D.C. He
died in 1950. His Great
Floridian plaque is on display
at the Peck Community'
Now used as a multipur-
pose community center, the
former Peck High School in
the Southside neighborhood
was completely restored in the
1990s. In September 2010 the
former school was incorporat-
ed into the city's historic dis-
The community center at
516 South 10th St. now fea-
tures an African-Amrerican
library, an auditorium, the
local Head Start program, a
reception area, a gymnasium,
an arts academy, nonprofit
offices and city offices.
Continued from 1A
the new building. "Now I think
we're facing something that 1
think we all agree needs to be
done and should be done as
soon as possible for the lowest
amount of cost to the taxpayers
to get it done," he added. "We
do have an asset sitting out
there on AIA that's going to be
worth some money now, but
could be potentially worth a
great deal more as the future
moves on for the county."
Commissioner Steve Kelley
concurred. "We get in early,
it's less impact on the taxpay-
ers upfront, and we've got a
buyout plan 10 years down the
road when the economy
changes," he said. "It meets
all of our needs: it gets the
sheriff's office building and
gets us in there with the least
impact on the taxpayers."
Johnson said she did not favor
the idea of putting down a sig-
nificant amount of money
upfi-ont because of the econo-
my. "I think it'd better serve
the public to keep that money'
in our accounts and be earning
interest on it," she explained. "I
guess if we had a plan as far as
selling the land and paying it
off in the future absolutely, but
just to lower the annual pay-
ment or make debt appear
lower on the books, my first
thought is to keep that cash in
the bank for now."
Boatright added that leas-
ing would allow repairs and
maintenance to the building
during the lease at no cost to
the taxpayers. As Boatright
addressed the subject of
repairs needed for the Nassau
County Judicial Annex, he and
others said "windows" in uni-
Haskell supervised con-
struction of the judicial annex,
which required significant
repairs to 108 windows within
three months of the facility's
opening in April 2004. The win-
dows began leaking, accord-
ing to a report by Bill Howard,
facilities supervisor for the
county, in July 2004 and need-
ed, in most cases, the removal
of brick surrounding the win-
dows and installation of new
sealant and flashing.
Also a subject of discussion
was the size of the building.
Boatright and Kelley who
had spoken with Sheriff
Tommy Seagraves said
Seagraves suggested 40,000 to
45,000 square feet would be
"Now it's time to get down
there and sharpen the pencil to
get down to what we truly
need," said Kelley. "So we're
now looking at bringing (the
size of the proposed building)
down to something that's man-
ageable for the sheriff and
manageable for us financially."
Boatright reinforced the
urgency of the project, which
has been discussed for years
because of deteriorating and
dilapidated conditions at the
sheriff's current building.
Bryan Bedell of Haskell
recommended using the
design-build method, which
circumvents the bid process
and designates a company cho-
sen by the customer to oversee
all aspects of construction.
This method has the advan-
tages of greater accountability,
provided by a "single point of
contact" between the customer
and project manager, and a
quicker timeframe because it
bypasses the bid process
entirely, according to Haskell's
ed optimism about making
major purchases played a sig-
nificant role in consumer con-
fidence rising in July, accord-
ing to a new University of
Four of the five compo-
nents that make up the index
increased or remained un-
changed. The biggest improve-
ment was in confidence to pur-
chase big-ticket items such as
cars and appliances.
"Some of this may have to
do with declines in gas prices
during the month of June and
much of July," said Chris.
McCarty, director of the
Bureau of Economic and
Business Research. "This
leaves more money in people's
budgets for other purchases."
McCarty said another rea-
son for the increase was
improved confidence among
State unemployment was
unchanged in June at 10.6 per-
cent, ending five consecutive
months of decline (national
unemployment was 9.2 per-
cent as of July 8). Home sales
in Florida were down in June,
but the median price for a sin-
gle-family home ($138,000) in
Florida increased for the
fourth consecutive month.
McCarty warned, however,
that home prices aren't expect-
ed to rise.through the fall..
"First, the processing of a
backlog of foreclosures has
been delayed in the courts,"
McCarty said. "Second is a
change in FHA (Federal
Housing Administration) loans
for higher-priced homes.
During the housing crisis the
FHA raised the price of con-
forming loans to $729,750.
That will fall to. its previous
level of $625,000 making the
sale of higher-priced homes
more difficult and putting
downward pressure on prices."
CITY Continued from 1A
"When the commission
adopts Forward Fernandina, it
will be for $5.7 million," said
Adam Kaufman, president of
the Amelia Island Fernandina
Restoration Foundation, which
conceived the process that led
to the plan. He emphasized that
the post office renovation is sep-
arate from what's on the table at
"I have attempted to state
this very point, time and time
again, at every meeting and
workshop that this topic has
come up," Vice Mayor Tim
Poynter wrote in an e-mail
Monday. "I specifically men-
tioned at the last workshop that
the (News-Leader) would print
the full amount of $9.6 million
even though the footnote on the
spreadsheet indicated: Post
Office Total $3.850K 'Existing
City Funds and Grants will be
used to entirely finance proj-
Using the larger number
"continues to send the wrong
message," Poynter wrote.
"Securing the outside of the
(post office). structure is part
of the plan with dollars already
The city has set aside
$350,000 to stabilize the post
office building. Funds for
remodeling and renovation
would come from grants or
other sources, but not from
monies borrowed for Forward
Fernandina in the first phase
now under consideration.
Those funds would be used
for Front Street rehabilitation,
$2.9 million; waterfront parks,
$1.4 million; extending Alachua
Street to Front Street, $767,500;
a new library, $614,000; and
Centre Street improvements,
Poynter reminded that all
cost estimates are just that. "The
numbers reported are estimates
and will be refined as we move
forward," he wrote. "This com-
mission asked for estimates so
we could make measured deci-
sions on how to proceed with
some or all of these projects."
Commissioners were sent
by email a spreadsheet with cost
estimates on it on July 22 that
was prepared by Czymbor and
his staff. That was the first pub-
lic use of the $9.6 million total
cost figure for Forward
Fernandina, including post
office renovation numbers,
although at least one commis-
sioner has publicly suggested
the city should borrow a larger
amount now rather than the
lower amount recommended by
the city manager.
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Nassau County school offi-
cials and teachers and staff are
doing more than just educating The Na
our children these days. guidelines
They are also educating
themselves on how to enjoy and wa
healthy lifestyles. While such Ame
steps foster productivity and
deter absenteeism, they also
help the school district mitigate produced resu
rising health care costs. hospitalization
With health insurance pre- and illnesses d
miums seem- helping the
Singly increas- receive a 3 pen
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than the ums.
National debt, Meanwhile,
School work- trict met the rigo
'1 ers have been for a "Well Wo
making a con- nation, and w
certed effort nationally as or
for years Healthiest Cot
STEVE'S to w a r d local level, the
MAR ET enhancing the respect ofit
PLACE their well- the "First Co
being. This is Companies 20
especially School Superi
Steve Nicklas commend- Ruis just accept
able because In addition,t
public tax dollars are at stake, ment is spread
So teachers are going to county. Nassau
exercise classes as the stu- ment employee
dents. And administrators and ing on a similar
staff members are sharpening mandate as the
their pencils to count calories Many coun
or track their vital signs such embracing the
as blood pressure. 200 of them at
Programs are offered at var- "Wellness Fair
ious levels and at various sites learned about 1
for a syllabus of topics: smoking participated in
cessation, weight loss and the ings.
importance of exercise. The wellness
Innovative activities include the brainchild
yoga and Zumba, as well as Tyson, who hao
classes in healthy cooking and and county he
stress management. plans for years
The initiative has already away recently,
ssau County School District met
for a 'Well Workplace'designation
s recognized nationally as one of
erica's Healthiest Companies.'
ilts. Claims for
, doctors' visits
declined last year
the school dis-
ne of "America's
npanies." On a
s peers as one of
'11" (for which
ted the award).
he fitness move-
ding within the
es are embark-
I school district.
ty workers are
tended a recent
" in which they
health risks and
s programs were
of the late Ned
ndled the school
S. Tyson passed
but his passion
for fitness is being perpetuated
by school and county employ-
ees who obviously like the
Tyson believed that people
had to take control of their
lifestyles to contain health-relat-
ed costs. By doing so, insurance
costs could remain affordable
- especially for large organiza-
tions. Tyson got the school dis-
trict moving in a healthy direc-
tion with a three-year, $225,000
grant from the Florida
Department of Health. And local
educators haven't wasted a
Both the school district and
the county are major employ-
ers here as well as in other
places. Their examples of
enhancing wellness through
exercise and healthy choices
can translate to other organiza-
tions and companies -'big and
And for good measure. A
high number of expensive
claims can impact health insur-
ance rates. The school district
and the county are prepared,
however, with their own pre-
In January, County Manager
Ted Selby and the Human
Resources Department ramped
up their wellness initiative. A
campaign known as "Workers
on Wellness" was established.
Selby wrote a letter to each
employee stressing the impor-
tance of taking responsibility
for his or her own health. The
letter carried a "Workers on
Wellness" insignia a green
apple and was delivered to
each department and then dis-
tributed to each employee.
Selby wrote in the letter:
"Together, we can make a dif-
ference in our health and in our
costs." Oh, what a difference it
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The City of Fernandina Beach wilreceive sealed bids
for requirements for the following until
no later than,2:00 p.m., August 17, 2011.
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FROM THE PROPERTY APPRAISER'S OFFICE
Nassau County's 2011 Preliminary Tax Roll was approved by the State of
Florida Department of Revenue on July 26, 2011.
Please note that you will be receiving your Notice of Proposed Taxes for the
2011 tax roll around the third week of August.
Nassau County has experienced-another decrease in overall taxable property
values according to our preliminary estimate for the year 2011 as compared to
Property Type Overall Taxable Value Decrease in 2011
Vacant Residential Lands 23.64%
Vacant Commercial 9.84%
Did you know?
* A new bill was passed which provides an additional homestead property tax
exemption for members of the U.S. military or military reserves, the United
States Coast Guard or its reserves who and were deployed in the previous year.
Please visit our website for more information.
* The Department of Revenue performs an in-depth audit on specific property
types every 2 years. For 2011 they reviewed Vacant Lands and Commercial
Properties in our county. They found that the Property Appraiser had met all
requirements and passed the audit with flying colors.
As your Property Appraiser, one of the statutory responsibilities I have is to
annually determine values of all real and personal property within Nassau
County for ad valorem purposes. I am not responsible for the taxing millage
rate that is set by the taxing authorities. Please know that we are here to
answer any question that you my concerning your property values. If you feel
that your property is being assessed in excess of market value, please take the
time to discuss this with me, "your" Property Appraiser, and my office staff.
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WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 3. 2011 YULEE News-Leader
HEATHER A. PERRY/NEWS-LEADER
Six-year-old Erica Miner sits next to a 110-pound watermelon grown by her grandfa-
ther, 1ouis Miner, rear.
Yulee man grows
I ItFAI'I IER A. PERRY there's been "lots of traffic" as Star and Purple Heart.
News Leader people come to view the giant Born in Georgia, he was
"You need plenty of chicken
manure," said Louis Miner
when asked what it takes to
grow a 110-pound watermelon.
Miner, who also raises corn
and peas, has grown a few
other big melons this summer,
averaging about 50 to 60,
pounds, but this one is the
"It took me and Larry
Bennett about an hour and a
half just to get it out of the field
and up here," said Miner of the
melon now on display at the
Down Home Market at the cor-
ner of A1A and Felmor Road.
Owner Trish Cheshire says
spent 25 years in the Special
Forces, serving in World War
II, Japan and Korea.
He was awarded "a bunch of
medals," including the Silver
raised on the family farm near
Plummer Creek. Yulee's Miner
Road is named for his family.
Granddaughter Erica, age
6, proclaimed the giant water-
melon as being "pretty cool."
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Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for requirements of the
following until no later than 10:00 a.m., August 18, 2011.
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DOTT HERITAGE/FOR THE NEWS-LEADER
A loggerhead turtle nest next to a pipe used to pump sand for beach construction on
south Amelia Island was moved farther down the beach by Amelia Island Sea Turtle
Watch volunteers. Turtle nests are protected by wooden posts and caution tape in
order to ensure the safety of the eggs, below.
For the News-Leader
The beach is enjoyed every
year by millions of people, but
humans are not the only visitors
to the shores along the East
Coast. Loggerhead turtles
come ashore during the sum-
mer months to dig nests and
lay their eggs.
Locals and tourists who
have visited the coastal beach-
es of Amelia Island this sum-
mer have probably noticed
two things: turtle nest mark-
ings, and machinery and pipes
from a beach renourishment
"I noticed a boat stationed
offshore for my entire trip and
was eventually told it was a
dredging boat that was pump-
ing sand onto the beach," said
Eric Nowlin, 11, visiting Amelia
Island from Atlanta.
According to Dr. James
Perran Ross, associate scien-
tist at the Department of
Wildlife Ecology and
Conservation at the University
of Florida, loggerheads are the
most abundant species of tur-
tles known to nest along the
They can be found mainly
in Florida, from Merritt Island
to Palm Beach, "Beaches have
to have the correct character-
istics for nesting," Ross said.
The type and depth of the
sand, the gas and oxygen move-
ment between the particles, the
water table (groundwater that
has settled below the soil or
sand) and the temperature of
the incubation are all factors in
the nesting process.
Beach renourishment is
done in order to restore the
sand that has been washed
away by the constant churn of
the waves in the ocean.
The renourishment adds
sand so the beaches here
remain beautiful and wide,
which attracts tourists and
beachgoers. However, the wide
beaches make nesting more dif-
ficult for turtles.
The wider the beach, the
longer the walk is for the moth-
er turtle to make her nest and
for the hatchlings to get to the
ocean. This puts them at risk
because they spend more time
out of the water.
"If you mess up the island,
or the particular nesting site,
you risk losing that portion of
your population," Ross said
about factors regarding renour-
Turtles return to the shores
of the same beaches every sea-
son, laying about 100 eggs each
time they nest.
"We were lucky to witness
all of the nests on the beaches
during our visit this summer,"
said Terry Lewis, a tourist vis-
iting from North Carolina.
A natural beach has more
coarse sand particles, which
allow air and gas to move
between them and get to the
eggs so that the baby turtles
The sand pumped from off-
shore is finer and more com-
pact, restricting airflow to the
turtle eggs. This also makes it
more difficult for loggerhead
turtles to dig their nests
because of the hardened sur-
Renourishment also takes
away from variability in tem-
peratures, because the con-
struction rebuilds a beach and
compacts it the same all along
it. The temperature at which
eggs are incubated determines
the gender of sea turtles.
Although not an immediate
threat to the gender ratios of
turtles, it could impact them.if
climate temperatures and sea
levels continue to rise, causing
more beaches to need renour-
These global changes could
harm the loggerhead turtle
species in the future if not
Family Fun Day
The city of Fernandina
Beach would like to thank
Celebration Party Rental, locat-
ed on A1A, for donating the use
of their equipment for the
Family Fun Day events at
Central Park. Their generous
'donations made it possible for
us to provide free events for
the families of our community.
These turned out to be amazing
events that over 1,000 families
took part in.
We would also like to thank
the other organizations that
Needs volunteers to help Nassau County
families who need food, shelter
and basic necessities.
Call: 904.261.7000 for more info
took part in these events; Sweet
Treats, Durt E Dogs, Hungry
Hut Concessions, Amelia Island
Museum of History, Amelia
Arts Academy, Pookies Party
Supplies, Girl Scouts of
America, FBHS Girls Soccer,
Data Busters, the city of
,Fernandina Beach Parks Crew.
and Kathy Childress and her
crew of amazing face painters.'
So, thank.you again to all,
the groups that made this event
happen and to all the families
that came out and made.this
Parks and Recreation
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'We were lucky to witness all of the
nests on the beaches during our
visit this summer.
VISITOR FROM NORTH CAROLINA
Road Closure Notification
Chester Rdat Pages Dairy Rd Intersection
Date: Monday August 8, 2011(9:30 A.M) -
Friday August 12, 2011(11:00 PM)
Location of Closure: Chester Rd will be closed
from Heron Isles Pkwy south to Pages Dairy Rd.
Description of Detour: Traffic heading south
on Chester Rd will be detoured east on Heron
Isles Pkwy to Blackrock Rd to continue south to
SR AlA. Northbound Traffic will only be allowed
to Courtney Isles Way; for all other Northbound
access follow the Detour fronr SR A1A to ,
Blackrock Rd. Pages Dairy Rd Traffic will be
allowed to only travel North on Chester Rd.
Reason for Detour: Roadway Improvements
along Chester Rd have caused elevation
changes to the roadway and require adjust-
ments to. the Railway Crossing along Chester
Rd. First Coast Railroad will be working to
adjust the railway in this area.
Contractor: Southern Development Corporation
Work Site Traffic Supervisor:
Scott Granger Phone: 904-626-9028
Brett McKnight Phone: 904-813-3319
ISLAND ART ASSOCIATION
18 N. 2nd St. Fernandina Beach, FL* (904) 261-7020
NOUVEAU ART/ TURIED/THEMED EXHIBITION
August 1st 9am- 2am submission of new art for "Ifs 5:00 Somewhere"
All mediums considered for acceptance. IAA membership is not required.
ARTRAGEOUS ART WALK
August 13th, 5-8pm- Featured Artist- Sharon Haffey
Opening Reception; Nouveau Art "It's 5:00 Somewhere"
FREE CHILDREN'S ART CLASSES
August 27th Kids Art with Diane Hamburg
Call the gallery for times and sign up!
Kids 6-9 years and Middle school 10-14years.
September 6th at 7pm in the Education Center
The Mosaic Project: Inspiration, planning and demonstration.
All are welcome to attend and bring a memento.
1ST COAST COMMUNITY BANK SATELLITE GALLERY
'Ebb and Flow" featuring: Paul Massing, Carol Sprovtoff,
Blair Strain, and Melva Smith-Richman.
ART EDUCATION CENTER
For a complete schedule of events and classes or to rent this facility
check our website: www.islandart.org or call 261-7020 for information.
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It's time for economic
Went to two city commission meet-
ings last week, a budget work-
shop meeting and a "town hall
meeting," so called, on the strate-
gic plan. The budget meeting was a sobering
reminder that all of us, even governments, are
continuing to be damaged by the Great
Recession. The meeting on the strategic plan
was surreal, a flight of fancy.
The budget meeting began by the city man-
ager presenting a plan that dealt with mergers,
those of departments and employees.
Commissioners nodded as words like efficien-
,cy and effectiveness were thrown around;
good words, solid words. But the efficient and
effective plan wasn't without costs, particularly
the human kind jobs would be lost; there.
would be layoffs.
The number of people losing their jobs was
intolerable, or so it seemed, and the commis-
sion began talking about something that no
one wanted to talk about or heai about, some-
thing that naive, or weak-minded or pandering
politicians sign pledges swearing to avoid a
The commission agreed to approve a tenta-
tive tax increase Commissioner Eric
Childers said that a proposed increase of 11.5
percent was too much, would send the wrong
message; I guess a 9 percent increase would
send the right message.
The Great Recession was finally taking, its
toll on city government no mqre non-recur-
ring revenues to balance the budget with, no
political will to dip further into reserves.
Tough times, painful times. The commis-
sion needed a break from hard truths and real-
ity ah, enter the surreal world of the town
hall meeting to discuss the strategic plan, a.
"lovefest," as one commissioner called it, a
warm, gooey moment shared by commissi6n-
ers and local interest groups and individuals; a
flight of pure fancy.
Most everyone knows by now that the city
commission.is on the verge
of approving its strategic
plan, a financing mechanism,
really, for projects already
approved or discussed, most
since 2008 $3 million for
Front Street improvements,
$770,000 for improvements
to the Alachua/Front Street
intersection, $4 million for
purchase, rehabilitation and'
refurbishment of the down-
town post office building,
$1.4 million for waterfront
parks, $614,000 towards a
new library and $51,000 for
Centre Street improvements.
What makes all of this so surreal and fan-
tastic? Well, 1) much of the plan is the respon-
sibility of other governments, 2) there are no
negotiated and approved agreements between
the city and those other governments as to
who would be responsible for the projects and
who would fund them and 3) there's no money
to pay for any of it
The downtown post office is a federal
building. The post office, a government corpo-
ration, has allowed the building to deteriorate
to the point it's going to take roughly $4 mil-
lion just to bring it up to code. That expendi-
ture should be the federal government's, not.
the taxpayers of Fernandina Beach. Bottom
line: there is no negotiated agreement yet, so
the city's obligation is un-determined.
*' Few people doubt the need for a
larger, 21st century library, one that's located
in the downtown. But it is, after all, a county'
library system, even though the city owns
and maintains the building and contributes
$54,000.annually to the county for library
There is no negotiated agreement between
the city and the county regarding a new
library where it will be, who's going to fund
it, what it's going to be like, etc.
Front Street improvements were
designed to facilitate private development from
Centre Street northward to Alachua Street.
The Great Recession has diminished the
urgency for those improvements; there are no
waterfront developers banging on the city's
door demanding those improvements.
The plan, if approved intact, would cost
roughly $10 million, but there are no property
tax dollars to pay for it remember, the tax
increase is just to save jobs. So theplan is to
increase the electric franchise fee or utility tax,
either way electric bills will go up to pay for
the plan. Hmm, higher taxes'and. higher elec-
tric bills, not things weary consumers and tax-
payers want to hear.
What about this concerning the budget dis-
continue the contract with the lobbyist, no
salary increases and search the budget for
other efficiencies no jobs lost and no tax
And this for the strategic plan: 1) complete
the improvements on the public side of the
waterfront, Centre Street southward finish
the green space and boardwalk; build an .
amphitheatre. Cost $300,000.2) Acquire the
post office for $1,I know, I hate it, too, but the.
commission is determined to do this, rehabili-
tate the exterior and work with local organiza-
tions regarding how to. utilize the interior.
Cost $400,000. 3) Work with the county on a
plan to expand the Fernandina library at its
current location. Responsibility and costs to be
Get a line of credit*for '700,000 not $10
million and complete the projects, incremen-
tally, out of annual city revenues.
No property tax increase and no increase in
electric bills. No immediate expenditures on
the strategic plan, true, but economic realities
have to be considered.
Ron Sapp is former city commissioner.
VOICE OF THE PEOPLE
In response to "City pois
taxes" (July 29), I must say
pointing to learn yet agaii
elected officials are so out
with what's going on arou
While their constituents c
suffer and cut their spending
their jobs, city officials deba
taxes? What's wrong with th
"That would enable
employees to still get pay r
year." What? It's time for o0
ment to reflect what's going
real world. It's time to cu
spending and to take a ha
where cuts can be made. V
written that government e
costofliving increases? No
to see someone lose their
happens in the private sector
doesn't seem to mAke the h
Private sector employ
taken pay cuts in order to I
jobs, but we never hear aboi
ment employees taking pay c
know about wasteful spend
ernment Before raising taxe
who are already financially
and hurting, take a closer Io
the money that'salready beir
can be better spent
Make some difficult choice
of passing the buck or in thi
ing the buck from your co
who are already financially
Make some difficult choices
that's what you were elected
Look at the root cau
For all the citizens who r
city commission's recent bud
shop July 25 ("City poised
taxes," July 29), I thought
want to know the two mo
words used by the city mar
the city's controller: "Enti
and "fully loaded."
Not one of our city comn
asked what other alternate
might be to the city mana
ojnmendation the city cut s
time maintenance jobs, a
supervisory job with a "full
salary greater than $100,00(
Perhaps the "entitlement
pension contributions the
make to well-compensated n
Clearly someone should
ing the elimination of the per
and replacing it with a defin
bution plan for these employ
private sector workers don't
sions, and their employers
an extent their employees' s
If Fernandina wants to
same issue year after year,
look at the root cause of the
and stop blaming the $12-$1
Assuming the city comm
been reading the News-Lead
past few weeks, it should be
the overwhelming sentimer
.koing forward with the stra
("City strategic plan is me
ward," July 17). Yet the co
does not seem to be listening
n't care.what the people th
could that plan possibly be v
it was based on 112 ques
responses in a city of over 10
can only assume that it was
to satisfy certain special inter
and has nothing to do with
The major expense, ove
lion, is to purchase and renovate the
downtown post office. This is ludicrous,
ed to raise especially in the current economy It is
it's disap- the federalgovernment's problem and
n that our we taxpayers should not be required to
t of touch bail them out as the letter of intent
nd them. acknowledges.
continue to The letter of intent specifically states
g and lose for the privilege of letting the city of
ateraising Fernandina Beach purchase the post
lis picture? office, the city will then lease "t he U S.
most city Postal Service a portion of the LISPS
aises next property for a term of 100 years at I he
ur govern- rate of$1, building out the leased space
Son in the for the USPS at no cost to the LISPS
t wasteful and providing temporary space to the
rd look at USPS at no costto the USPS during the
There is it -bail out." Bail out!
employeess \ Theletter also states that this space
arr or even' : will; be ;4100tlsquare feet sn the fiist
onewants: floor, improved andvrenjod,:,ld t,,
job, btit,it USPS specifications at the city's
r daily and expense.
eadliries. What will the city do with this build-
ees have ing? The idea of using it as a new city
keep their hall has been i'efuted by studies Before
ut govern- anything goes forward, the cornmis-
;uts. We all sion has an obligation to fully explain
ing in gov- why we should spend $3 million tax-
s on those payers' dollars to buy the post office,
strapped what exactly it would be used for and
)ok at how what specific advantages would accrue
ig taken in to the citizens of Fernandina Beach
:es instead Fernandina Beach
is case tak-
sand lead, When I make my commissioner
d to do. aware of my thoughts on a local issue
Garland by email, letter or in person, I expect to
na Beach be treated with the same weight as if I
were standing and speaking in person
to the whole commission. I am also
one of the 97 people that took the
missed the time to provide written input to the
iget work- Forward Fernandina plan, as request-
d to raise ed by the city, only to find that neither
you. might my commissioner, nor the city, really
)st telling want my input when it goes against
nager and their plans!
elements" Bear with me while I make my point
S with a quote from one of the commis-
nissioners sioners at the July 25, meeting,-as
:ive there reported by the.News-Leader ("City
ger's rec- 'commission that could' just might,"
seven full- July 29): "If a voter referendum on the
nd add a plan failed to pass it would be very dif-
ly loaded" ficult for future commissioners to get
0. a similar plan done." "I'm not in favor
ts" are the of a voter referendum. I'm in favor of
taxpayers doing what's right for the city."
ion-union, Sound familiar? It's the same rhet-
oric that's coming out of Washington;
bleexplor- you sheep don't need to concern your-
nsion plan selves with the specifics, we in the gov-
ied contri- ernment will do all the thinking for
*ees. Most you!
have pen- Oh, from the Oxford Dictionary of
match to. Politics as to the definition of a voter ref-
savings: erendum (that that commissioner does-
avoid this n't want): "a means of ensuring that
we must politicians do not lose touch with the
e problem preferences of the electorate."
5 an hour Steve Zercher
na Beach TO beornotto be?
While attending the Forward
Fernandina Strategic Plan meeting on
mission has July 25 at City Hall, a few things were
ler for the evident. One was the lack of atten-
e aware of dance at this very important commu-
nt against nity meeting. Everyone could be seat-
tegic plan ed. There should have been a SRO
moving for- crowds all the way to Ash Street. If
mission someone has his hand in my
g or does- pocket, trying to get my last clime, I
link. How would like to know how he's going to
'alid since spend it.
3tionnaire There were three main groups of
),000? One speakers addressing the podium. One
drawn up was the business people who will gain
est groups from a monetary standpoint from any
citizens' projects that are built. Another was
the longtime gurus that have been in
er $3 mil- Fernandina since 2006-7 and have all
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the answers figured out. One real old-
timer had been here since 2005. As
they kept repeating, "We need to get
started and spend, spend, spend." I
kept hearing.a song in the background.
It was the same old refrain the Freddie
Mac-Fannie Mae duo have been
singing for years, much to a few million
homeowners' demise. Everyone has
to keep up with the Joneses. If they
have a four-bedroom, three-bath house,
then I have to have one too when a
two-bedroom, one-and-a-half bathroom
would do fine..
The politicians in Washington are
beginning to realize that "pay as you
go" might not be such a bad idea.
Don't spend money you don't have.
I'm getting too old to learn to speak
The modern-day politician needs
to talk to a lot of people in their eight-
ies who' remember the 1930's
Depression vividly. The biggest deci-
sion then was whether to build a
one-holer or a two-holer and equip it
with either a Sears Roebuck or'a
Montgomery Ward catalog. The two-
holer was harder to turn over on
Halloween night each year. How soon
Fernandina is a unique community
and should remain so. That is what
has made it so attractive to so many
people. It should not be cloned to look
like every other beach town.
Every time I hear the old post office
mentioned I think of the Ancient
Mariner and the Albatross.
The commission should pick the
most favored project and move for-
ward on it when they have solid finan-
cial means. This was the idea the third
group was proposing. Don't spend
money you don't have, and don't add
extra taxes to the old retirees for the
rest of their lives.
The problem with these pie-in-the-
sky projects, they usually wind up with
pie in the face. These shouldn't be tail-
There should be much more public
involvement than what I saw that
One thing is for certain; if "Ole Sig"
ever decides to come this way again, he
will have fulltime employment in
Fernandina, and can stop running from
In order to protect and support the
coast on the south end of Amelia
Island, a beach renourishment project
is currently under way. Led by the
South Amelia Island Shore Stabilization
Association, the Nassau County Board
of County Commissioners and the
Florida Park Service, the enhancement
effort includes pumping approximate-
ly 2 million cubic yards of sand onto the
beach to protect and stabilize the
dunes, widen the shoreline and
enhance shorebird and nesting sea tur-
tie habitats ("A visitor's lament," July
The South Amelia Island Shore
Stabilization Project, originally con-
'structed in 1994 and renourished most
recently in 2002, is presently under-
going its second maintenance renour-
ishment. Begun in mid-May, the
renourishment is expected to be com-
plete by the end of August and is
expected to provide increased storm
protection and recreational beach
space for a period of eight to nine years.
The present renourishment is being
constructed in the spring/early sum-
mer in order to take advantage of the
calm weather during this period.
Construction in the winter months
would be significantly adversely affect-
ed by the winter.wave climate, espe-
cially in the vicinity of the sand borrow
site, which. lies on the edge of the
Nassau Sound ebb shoal complex. In
addition to potentially dangerous con-
ditions for the dredge crew and equip-
ment, dredging operations during win-
ter months would result in dramatically
extended construction times and sig-
nificantly increased costs, costs which
are being borne by the local taxing
district with no assistance from the
state or federal governments.
A similar beach renourishment proj-
ect in Jacksonville Beach is also being
done in the safety window of the sum-
mer season as well as the Fernandina
Beach project completed in 2008.
The contractor is working diligent-
ly to move as fast as possible to main-
tain a tight filling operation, going to
extraordinary lengths to open the
beach up behind them as quickly and
safely as possible.
We apologize for any inconven-
iences the project may have caused
but we are confident that the short-
term construction will provide long-
term protection for the beaches of
south Amelia Island and the Amelia
Island State Park.
Mary Brannen, President ,
South Amelia Island Shore
Stabilization Association, Inc.
There is always lots to complain
about, but it is always nice to "catch
someone doing something right."
This is a letter I have been meaning
to write for a while. I would like to pub-
licly commend Commissioner Eric.
Childers for proactively sending out
the-commission agendas and his posi-
tions on each item.
I have responded with questions or
comments, and to Commissioner
Childers' credit, he always responds
back. The vast majority of times I have
agreed with his positions, but occa-
sionally we are on different sides of
an issue. And here's the thing, my com-
munications with him demonstrated
that we can disagree without being dis-
I also understand that other com-
missioners, I believe Mayor Susan
Steger and Commissioner Arlene
Filkoff, have established times when
the citizens can meet with them to dis-
cuss concerns and issues. Although
those times have not always fit my
schedule, it is nice to know that avenue
of communication was available.
Kudos to any and all public offi-
cials, some of whom I may not be
aware of, who go that extra distance to
communicate with and respectfully
consider the input of the citizen tax-
payers, of our wonderful city. Some
might say that is the way it should be.
Perhaps so, but let's still give credit
where credit is due!
Thank God Coleman Langshaw
identifies himself as a Goldfish
("Money for nothing, parking for free,"
July 29) because if he thought he was
a shark he would advocate our tourists
pay a toll at the Shave Bridge to come
on Amelia IslandU
WEDNESDAY. .L *V<' 3. 20!1 NFWS Nwc-s Leader
Throughout my years on
Amelia Island, I have always
kept my eyes and ears open
about the location of the rare
freshwater sources for wildlife
on the island. Much of the
freshwater supply from the
water table is channeled to
the pulp mills and other
industrial sources that extract
massive amounts of water
from our water table. Even
in years past
*- water break-
S ing through
to the sur-
WID water sup-
h ely, this
oster-urley reduces the
resources for the animals that
need it to survive.
So I keep a lookout for all
sources of surface freshwater
on Amelia Island. I thought I
had about pinpointed all the
various retention ponds,'bur-
row pits and remaining
stretches of Egans Creek as it
flows north to the
Cumberland Sound. Golf
courses have some of these
ponds, but most are land-
scaped with grass right down
to the edge with large expans-
es of greenways for thirsty
wildlife to dare cross under
cover of darkness to get a
drink. Other retention ponds
are located in central areas of
housing developments, often
circled by fenced houses that
also limit wildlife access.
The retention pond in my
own backyard is a bit of a
hybrid, with the usual contin-
gent of homes with lawns on
one side of it, but also with a
wooded and shrul-filled lot
that my husband and I own on
one bank, left in its natural
state. Up until recently I
thought that outside of Fort
Clinch State Park, our pond
was the closest to natural on
But then I got an email
from Will Farrell that
changed all that. He wanted to
know what the large birds
were that were roosting in tall
trees beside his acre-sized
pond on the south end of the
island. He had never seen
these birds in previous years
and was curious if the low
pond levels brought them in
Well, that e-mail got me
curious too. What large birds?
Apparently they weren't great
blue herons or white egrets -
surely a longtime pond owner
would know these birds. And
besides, what pond? I thought
I knew all the ponds on the
island, and his was new to me.
So it didn't take me long to
follow up with Will and make
arrangements to visit his
pond, tucked away in an older
development mid-island. Will
built his home with a back-
yard facing this acre-sized
pond and, like us, he has
maintained the area around it
in as much of a natural state
Within moments of meet-
ing Will and walking to the
pond's edge we were joined
by his next door neighbor,
Audrey. Together we watched
the turtles, bass and brim
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Yellow-crowned night herons roost beside a retention
pond on the south end of Amelia Island.
swimming towards the small
dock, hoping for a handout.
Will has kept this pond well
stocked with fish, and well
fed, so there is always some-
thing in the water to look at.
But it was the birds we
came for, and where were
they? At first no birds were
visible to me, they were so
camouflaged in the treetops,
but soon our presence ruffled
them; a handful flew from the
group to some other trees on
a more distant bank. Sure
enough, they weren't great
blue herons, great egrets or
any of the usual suspects.
They were yellow-crowned
night herons, a whole group
of maybe three dozen individ-
uals in various stages of
breeding and non-breeding
plumage! These birds are a
"Species of Special Concern"
in Florida and a treat to
behold. As in this case, most
yellow-crowned night herons
roost near ponds and
swamps, in wooded areas, a
scarce commodity on our
* Black-crowned night
herons have a rookery by a
borrow pond behind Willow
Pond, deep in the interior of
Fort Clinch State Park, but
Will's pond hosts the only yel-
low-crowned night herons
that I know of that are roost-
ing on our island. And the
black-crowned night herons
at Fort Clinch are difficult to
see. Unless you are fully coal-
ed with bug spray and willing
to trek overland off the paths
through brushy snake habi-
tat, you'll have to take my
word for their existence.
But there in Will's back-
yard, undisturbed by human
neighbors that respect the
birds and the trees they roost
in, the yellow-crowned night
herons are easy viewing. This
just goes to prove that you
can live.somewhere for more
than a decade, a 13-mile-long
island at that and there's
still something new to find
out about. Thanks, Will, for
filling out my knowledge on
Pat Foster-Turley is a zoolo-
gist on Amelia Island. She wel-
comes your nature questions
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Nassau Patriot lTea Party will host the
Bear Witness group from South Florida at
its First Saturday Coffee at 9:30 a.m.
Saturday at Murray', Grille, 463852 SR 200
Bear Witness is a communication and
action group with a mission to safeguard the
U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the
American way of life.
The public is invited to join in this effort
to "Educate to Equip" the voters of Nassau
Contact Susan I;lne at 753-0445 for infor-
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The Federated Republican Women of
Nassau County will hold their monthly
meeting on Fridtlay. Aug.
12 at the (;Golf Club of
Amelia Island. The
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Hasner recently served as cam-
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largest active political women's coalition in
excess if 100,000 members. She has a long
history of political activism adl campaign
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St. Augustine to celebrate
ST. AU(;GSTINE U.S.
,ecrctari of the Interior Ken
Salazar joined U.S. Sen. Bill
Nelson and U.S. Rep. John Mica
to kick off the inaugural meeting
of the St. Augustine 450th
last month. The commission is
charged with planning and devel-
oping a celebration in 2015 to
honor the "450th anniversary of
the founding of the oldest con-
tinuously occupied European-
established city in the continen-
tal United States."
"The story of St. Augustine is
an integral part of the story of
America, and the 450th anniver-
sary of the city's founding is an
opportunity to commemorate
the diversity of our past and the
long journey to become the
nation we are today," Salazar
said. "The Department of the
Interior will work closely with
the commission to ensure an
appropriate commemoration that
celebrates the city and honors
Congress established the
commission as part of the
Omnibus Appropriations Act of
2009 and Salazar announced the
members of the commission in
Spanish explorer Pedro
Menendez de Aviles founded St.
Augustine in 1565 under a grant
from King Phillip II of Spain. St.
Augustine was often a site of con-
flict as European nations com-
peted with each other for con-
trol of the New World, and, at
various times the flags of Spain,
England and the United States
have flown over the city. Union
forces occupied the city in 1862.
In the 1960's, St. Augustine
was on the front lines of the Civil
Rights Movement, as Dr. Martin
Luther King, Jr., led efforts to
end segregation and secure
equal rights for African
St. Augustine is home to two
National Park Service sites, the
Castillo de San Marcos and Fort
Matanzas National Monuments.
The Castillo de San Marcos, a
castle built by the Spanish in
1672 to protect their interests in
La Flbrida, is located in down-
town St. Augustine.
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Daughtry and Garrett Pelican of
the News-Leader from oral and
written reports by the Nassau
County Sheriffs Office and the
city ofFernandina Beach Police
Department and other agencies.
Arrest indicates suspicion of a
crime, not guilt.
The Nassau Humane
Society was burglarized July
27, according to a Fernandina
Beach Police report. While on
patrol, a city officer noticed evi-
dence of the break-in after see-
ing the front door ajar around
Officers found a front win-
dow broken and papers strewn
about and cabinets open.
Representatives of the shel-
ter confirmed that equipment
missing from the office at 671
Airport Road included a flat
screen computer monitor and
a keyboard, the report said.
Missing from a shed behind
the shelter was a tractor lawn'-
mower and other lawn care
tools, such as weed cutters.
The representatives told
police the shelter closed for
the day about 5:30 p.m. July 26.
The nonprofit shelter, which
relies heavily on the public to
provide basic necessities to the
homeless animals residing
there, has no means of replac-
ing the costly equipment, said
President John Landregan on
Monday. The lawn equipment
was used to maintain the
agency's dog park, he said.
Landregan appealed to the
public for support in replacing
the stolen equipment.
"The equipment stolen was
donated," he said. "As a non-
profit, we depend on the public.
We just don't have the funds
to purchase a new tractor and
mower. Hopefully, people will
help us out. That equipment is
necessary for the upkeep of
the dog park we have here."
According to a report by
the Nassau County Sheriff's
Office, a local man discovered
he had received a counterfeit
bill with change from Aden's
Minit Market in Hilliard, when
he tried to use the bill later.
On July 29 the man report-
ed to deputies that when he
tried to use the bill.at the
Hilliard Discount Beverage
Store, the bill was found to be
Three local retailers were
caught last week by the Nassau
County Sheriff's Office selling
alcohol or tobacco to underage
buyers, according to reports.
The sheriffs office sent con-
fidential underage informants
into the Sunoco store at 463943
SR 200 and Safari Food store at
463192 SR 200, both in Yulee,
where cashiers sold 23.5-ounce
Four Loko alcohol drinks con-
taining 12 percent alcohol to
the informant. A confidential
underage informant was also
sent into the Callahan Food
Discount store at 542217 US 1
in Callahan and bought acan of
Grizzly Long Cut Straight
tobacco from the cashier.
The cashiers were issued
criminal summons and
released pending a court date.
Deputies arrested a
Fernandina Beach man who
appeared visibly intoxicated at
the Walmart Supercenter in
Yulee late Friday night, accord-
ing to a Nassau County
Sheriff's Office report.
A witness told deputies the
man had been running around
the parking lot with his head
down, ramming it into shop-
ping carts, and yelling and curs-
ing at shoppers walking
through the lot.
Deputies reported the 22-
year-old man had a strong odor
of alcohol on his breath and
became belligerent when con-
The man's shorts fell to the
ground during the incident and
when deputies asked him to
pull them up, he refused.
He was charged with disor-
derly intoxication in a public
place and causing a distur-
bance, both misdemeanors.
According to a police
report, a Fernandina Beach
man was defrauded by a scam
posing as a job offer.
The man accepted an offer
online to become a secret shop-
per for a company called
Russell Boy Consulting Inc.,
the report stated. Between July
1 and July 5 he received his
first assignments from the com-
pany, which also included two
U.S. Postal Service checks for
The assignments instruct-
ed the man to cash the checks
at his bank to keep $200 and
mail the remaining money to
another mystery shopper listed
on the letter.
After following the instruc-
tions, the man received notice
from his bnik on July 12'that
the checks were counterfeit
and he had been defrauded.
I Shelly Renee Crider, 31,
94235 Duck Lake Drive, July
31, violation of probation, sale
or delivery of a controlled sub-
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Kreg Neville Dietzel, 50,
96072 Nassau Lakes Circle,
July 31, aggravated battery on
a person using a deadly
weapon, domestic battery with
Eric Matthew Malone,
32, 574715 Lessie Road,
Hilliard, July 30, violation of
probation, resisting an officer
Nathaniel Green, 54,8693
Kyle Frasier Road, Lot 11,
Yulee, July 29, sale or delivery
of cocaine within 1,000 feet of
Edward Scott Hayman,
24,85128 Melissa Road, Yulee,.
July 29, violation of probation,
possession of a controlled sub-
Nevel Theron Thomson,
37, Chiefland,July 29, habitual
driving with a license sus-
pended or revoked.
*Jeffrey S. Massengill, 50,
97208 Morgans Way, Yulee,
July 28, possession of more
than 20 grams of marijuana,
possession of a controlled sub-
stance without a prescription,
possession of marijuana with
intent to sell, possession of
Alan O. Vansickle, 39,
86344 Yulee Hills Road, Yulee,
July 28, violation of probation,
possession of a controlled sub-
Jeffery E. Venable, 39,
86373 Sand Hickory Trail,
Yulee, July 28, domestic bat-
tery by strangulation.
William E. Manes, 46,
55605 Cato Way, Callahan, July
27, violation of probation, lewd
and lascivious behavior with a
person under the age of 15.
Joel E. Wood, 53, 85103
Lil William Road, July 27, traf-
ficking in opium derivatives.
Andrew S. Chapman, 30,
861815 Worthington Drive,
Yulee, July 27, cultivation of
marijuana, possession of more
than 20 grams of marijuana,
possession of drug parapher-
Lucas D. Bullard, 35,
27427 West First Ave., Hilliard,
July 26, violation of probation,
driving with license suspended
Brandon J. Claxton, 20,
Lake City, July 26, grand theft.
RineJ. Yawn, 47, Jackson-
ville, July 26, violation of pro-
bation, burglary to a dwelling.
Richard A KalafusJr., 18,
961056 Buccaneer Trail, July
26, three counts of lewd and
lascivious battery, lewd and las-
Keith C. Colucci, 23,
85223 Alene Road, Yulee, July
25, violation of probation, cred-
it card fraud.
Roger E. Townsend, 46,
1433 Robinhood Drive,July 25,
two counts of aggravated
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The following report was
compiled by Angela Daughtry,
News-Leader staff from theJuly
28 court docket of Circuit Court
Judge Robert M. Foster,
*A jury trial date of Oct. 17
was set for Ethan Wayne
Adams on a charge of sale,
delivery, purchase or manu-
facture of marijuana.
Brandon Joseph Claxton
pleaded not guilty to grand
Wayne Cooper pleaded
not guilty to aggravated bat-
tery with a deadly weapon.
Depriest was served with an
affidavit and denied two counts
of violation of probation on
charges of burglary of a
dwelling, possession of a bur-
glarious tool, dealing in stolen
property and resisting arrest
Nicolas Adolfis Gantes
pleaded guilty to burglary of
dwelling, grand theft and grand
theft of a motor vehicle and was
adjudicated guilty. He was sen-
tenced to 12 months in the
Nassau County Jail with no
credit f.r i n i; ,.' rved, followed
by two years probation to run
concurrently with another sen-
tence. He was ordered to pay
$696 in court costs, $200 to the
State Attorney's Office and
$300 to the Public Defender's
Office. Restitution is to be
determined and the defendant
must submit to a drug/alcohol
evaluation and follow-up with
any recommended treatment
within 60 days of release from
Nikita Clinton Geter
pleaded guilty to habitual driv-
ing with a license suspended
or revoked and was adjudicat-
ed guilty. Geter was sentenced
to 90 days in the Nassau
County Jail with credit for time
served and ordered to pay $398
in court costs, $100 to the State
Attorney's Office and $150 to
the Public Defender's Office.
Ronald Wayne Gleaton
pleaded guilty to one count of
uttering forged bills and adju-
dicatioh was withheld. He sen-
tenced to six months probation
with 25 hours of community
service at 10 hours per month
and ordered to pay $398 in
court costs and $100 to the
State Attorney's Office.
James Boyd Green III
was served with an affidavit
and admitted to two counts of
Si<.1lihirn ,of: ,probhatiqo n,, 'n
charges of grand theft, criminal
mischief over $1,000 and pos-
session of a burglarious tool
and was adjudicated guilty.
Probation was revoked and ter-
minated and he was sentenced
to six months in the Nassau
County Jail with credit for time
served since June 29.
Rose Abron Green plead-
Florida News Connection
WASHINGTON Six law
enforcement officers in the state
of Florida were shot and killed
during the first six months of
this year, totaling 10 officers
killed in the line of duty.
It's a record number, reflect-
ing growing violence against
mostly city cops and county
sheriff's deputies. Ironically, it
comes at a time when the state
is enjoying historically low
Craig Floyd, chair of the
National Law Enforcement
Officer's Memorial Fund,
Washington, D.C., says a big
part of the problem is funding.
"We're slashing the budgets
for law enforcement. We are giv-
ing them less training, less
equipment, and there are fewer
officers rifle.on the street to
keep our communities and our
The Florida National Rifle
Association (NRA) claims the
death toll is not the fault of
firearms. The NRA says over
1.9 million licenses to carry con-
cealed weapon have been issued
in the state, and only 168 have
been revoked for misuse.
Floyd says officers need to
maintain vigilance and aware-
ness any time they interact with
the public, yet they cannot treat
everyone like a possible killer,
requiring a careful balance of
courtesy and caution.
"Law enforcement officers
have to clean up the mess; they
have to confront ] -. i-(! i ini
for government, for authority,
for human life. Unfortunately,
our officers are at great risk."
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was set for Raymond Leroy
Gregory on charges of sexual
battery, a sexual act on a per-
son between 12 and 18,
molestation of a victim less than
12 and lewd behavior on a per-
son between 12 and 18.
Michael Jay Hart was
served with an affidavit and
denied violation of probation
on a charge of felony domestic
battery with strangulation.
James Sidney Johns
pleaded not guilty to posses-
sion of a controlled substance
without a prescription.
Elisabeth Ellen Johnson
pleaded not guilty to grand
Michael Landon Johnson
pleaded not guilty to the sale,
manufacture or delivery of a
controlled substance with
intent to sell.
Vincent Joseph Jones
pleaded guilty to habitual driv-
ing with a license suspended or
revoked and was adjudicated
guilty. He was ordered to pay
$398 in court costs, $100 to the
State Attorney's Office and
$150 to the Public Defender's
Office and to perform 50 hours
of community service at 10
hours per month.
Rodney Allen Kirk plead-
ed not guilty to fleeing or
attempting to elude police,
resisting arrest with violence
and driving under the influ-
ence of alcohol.
Amber Alese Kirkpatrick
was served with an affidavit
and admitted to violation of
probation on a charge of fraud-
ulent use of a credit card and
was adjudicated guilty.
Probation was extended 12
months subject to the original
terms and conditions and the
defendant is to complete a
Salvation Army residential
treatment program and remain
in jail until a bed is available.
Probation may terminate early
on completion of all conditions.
SA jury trial date of Jan. 9
was set for Gregory David
Larkin on two counts of first-
degree murder, grand theft of
a motor vehicle and driving
without a license.
A jury trial date of Nov.
14 was set for Carl Lester
Laycock III for aggravated bat-
tery with a deadly weapon.
Craig Lavon Manning
was served with an affidavit
arid ldet rniit.d i;l:iAti r (afprbo,ba-
tion on a charge of felony
domestic battery with stran-'
Craig Lavon Manning
pleaded not guilty to battery
on a person 65 or older.
Thompson Lewis Moon
pleaded not guilty to grand
Ryan Christopher Nowlin
pleaded ;utiti. "possession of
cocaine, driving with a sus-
pended license, six counts of
uttering a forged instrument
and grand theft of a motor vehi-
cle and v. a- :dijudicjir]. guilty.
He was sentenced to five years
probation and time served in
the Nassau County Jail and
ordered to pay $994 in court
costs, $300 to the State
Attorney's Office and $450 to
the Public Defender's, Office.
He must attend and success-
fully complete a Salvation
Army residential treatment
program and remain in jail until
a bed becomes available. He
was ordered to not ingest alco-
hol or illegal drugs and to
attend two Alcoholics
Anonymous meetings per
A jury trial date of Oct. 17
was set for Tammy Renee
Ogletree on a charge of grand
theft. A motion to strike the
case from the September trial
calendar was granted.
E Jennifer Lynn O'Neal was
served with an affidavit and
denied violation of probation
on a charge of fraudulent use
of a credit card.
Jamar Lashaw Perkins
was served with an affidavit
and admitted to violation of
probation on charges of bur-
glary of a structure or con-
veyance, petit theft and deal-
ing in stolen property.
Probation was extended five
months and an adjudication of
guilt was reaffirmed. The
defendant was ordered to pay
$150 in outstanding costs per
month and must complete 50
hours of community service at
10 hours per month. Probation
is reinstated subject to the orig-
inal terms and conditions.
pleaded not guilty to fraudu-
lent use of a credit card.
A jury trial date of Nov.
14 was set for Merry Denise
Simmons-Melton on two
charges of sale or delivery of
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Ronald Wade Tyre was
served with an affidavit and
denied violation of probation
on charges of lewd or lascivi-
ous battery and lewd and las-
John Peter Waggoner
entered a written plea in absen-
tia of guilty to petit theft and
was adjudicated guilty. He was
sentenced to time served in
the Nassau County Jail and
ordered to pay $398 in court
costs, $50 to the State
Attorney's Office and $100 to
the Public Defender's Office. A
cash bond of $1,884 is to be
forfeited to restitution and
Joshua Wayne Watts
pleaded not guilty to grand
M Isaac Colson Williams
admitted to violation of proba-
tion for two counts of battery
and was adjudicated guilty. He
was sentenced to time served
in the Nassau County Jail.
Probation was reinstated and
extended 12 months subject to
the original terms and condi-
tions. Probation may be termi-
nated early if all conditions are
The city is appealing the final
judgment in its longstanding
lawsuit against McGill Aviation.
The final judgment, filed July
7 in the Fourth Judicial Circuit
Court, ordered the city to pay
$1.2 million in attorney fees and
other costs to McGill, the city's
fixed-based operator at its muni-
cipal airport. Attorney fees for
McGill amounted to $937,558.
City Attorney Tammi Bach
said the appeal will not intro-
duce any new evidence or wit-
nesses, but rather will be based
on the case's record. Both par-
ties must submit briefs within 70
days and the case would most
likely take up to 150 days to be
resolved, Bach said.
But according to McGill's
attorney Jim Middleton, the
appeal could take up to a year,
during which the city will be
paying 6 percent interest on the
$1.2 million judgment, which
.he noted could add up to more
than $70,000 over a year's time.
He noted the last time the
city appealed a judgment in the
McGill case, it took eight
months to come before a judge,
and the city lost the appeal. He
added that, on average, 80 per-
cent of appellate cases are lost.
According to Middleton,
"every action the city has pur-
sued, the city has lost" in this
case, which began in 2004.
The city is also required to
pay a $300,000 rent credit to
McGill as well as its own legal
fees, Middleton said. The city
was also ordered to pay
$400,000 in an arbitrator's judg-
ment last February.
The lawsuit commenced in
2004 because the city com-
plained that McGill Aviation was
taking over more land than its
lease stated. McGill countered
the city was violating FAA rules
and blocking the company from
building T-hangars. The city
tried to evict McGill in October
2004, But Judge Brian Davis
stopped the eviction.,
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after her turn on the slip and slide, above left. Nini
Wilson, above right, enjoys watching before joining in.
Below, Kathleen Dykhuis plays with her son, Reagan, in
the kiddie pool. The event, sponsored by the city's Parks
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NE\Ws-LEADER / FERNANDINA BEACH. FLORIDA
First Coast Fire finishes fourth in Florida
"All they want to do is play
softball," said Cris Holland,
one of the coaches of the
traveling girls softball team,
the First Coast Fire.
"We just put this group
t, gr th.-r four months ago,"
Holland said. "They're just
really a good group of girls.
They mesh well together."
First Coast Fire includes
top area players, including
three from Fernandina Beach
High School and a couple
from West Nassau along with
players from First Coast,
Providence and Eagle's View.
The Fire took its game on
the road July 16-23 for the
ESPN Rise World Series at
Disney's Wide World of
Sports in Orlando. They won
seven out of 10 games to fin-
ish fourth and were the third
highest-scoring team and sec-
ond in fewest runs allowed
during the tournament
"They really played their
hearts out," Holland said.
The First Coast Fire traveling softball team finished fourth at the World Series at Disney recently. The team includes, from left, Hannah Peeples,
Chelsea Holland, Taylor Swafford, Andrea Yales, Jordan Ankerson, Miranda Ricafrente, Mandie Kinser, Candace Taylor, Brandie Kinser, Heather
Martin, Brianna Moore and Paige Turner. Not pictured: Coaches Luke Powell, George Kinser and Cris Holland.
Lady Hornets sign with Edward Waters
Yulee High School's soft-
ball program reached several
milestones this spring, win-
ning a school-record 16
games and having three play-
ers sign athletic scholarships.
Nassau County's most
valuable player for 2011,
Courtney Miller, signed to
play at Dallas University and
teammates Sarah Weakley
and Stacy Hyers put their
intentions in ink recently with
Edward Waters College in
Weakley, the YHS Lady
Hornets' center fielder, had a
home run this season.
"She has power and a lot
of speed," YHS Coach Candy
Hicken said. "She was a great
defensive outfielder. She
made some great plays
against Oakleaf in our dis-
.Hyers, a four-year starter,
was the catcher for Yulee.
She called the pitches this
"She threw out about 15
runners this year," Hicken
said. "She has a good, strong
arm. Stacy was a leader on
"I think Coach Crimes is
planning on both of them
starting this year."
Among those record 16
Yulee High School recent graduates Sarah Weakley and Stacy Hyers will play softball at
Edward Waters College. Pictured are, seated from left, Edward Waters Coach V.
Crimes, Weakley, Hyers, YHS Coach Candy Hicken and, standing, YHS Coach Chris
wins were victories over the
likes of Niceville, Bartram
Trail and Tallahassee-Chiles
high schools along with local
powerhouses Bolles and
"All three of our signees
will be missed next year,"
Trevor Sucara recently landed this 39.5-inch redfish, which was estimated to weigh 40 pounds, on July 28. The
Fernandina Beach Fishing Rodeo, sponsored by the Nassau Sport Fishing Association, is Saturday. The event is
being held in lieu of the annual kingfish tournament and, although still a Southern Kingfish Association sanctioned
event, the tournament now includes a variety of deep sea and backwater gamenfish, including redfish. Visit
www.fishnsfa.com or call 261-2870 for information.
for contest No. 4
This weekend's surfing
contest may get a boost from
Mother Nature in the form
of a hurricane swell.
The contest is slated for
Saturday at the Sadler Road
beach access, coinciding
with the monthly SunSplash
music festival (www.Sun
SHowever, organizers may
decide Thursday to move
the contest to Sunday to take
full advantage of the swell
"We really want to give
the best surfers in our area'
the chance at competing in
the best possible condi-
tions," organizers stated on
the East Coast Surfing First
Coast District website,
"To entice the best local
surfers to come compete, if
the hurricane swell forecast
pans out, we are working to
offer prizes worth in excess
of $100 for the winner of the
open men's division. It's too
early to tell how good the
swell might be, but based on
the forecast, the best chance
for quality surfing conditions
for our contest is on Sunday.
"If everything goes right
for the surf forecast, the
would be off our coast on
Sunday, with the surf build-
ing throughout the day."
Organizers are planning
a late morning start on
Competitive divisions will
also include micro-mene-
hunes and stand-up paddle-
There will also be a hot
City part of World's
Largest Golf Outing
The Fernandina Beach ing.com or call the golf
Golf Club will be participat- course at 277-7370.
ing in the World's Largest Several local golf tour na-
Golf Outing along with 100 ments are slated for'this
other Billy Casper Golf-man- month and next.
aged courses nationwide on First up is the The inau-
Aug. 18. gural Doug Morris Memor-
This event is being held ial Golf Tournament for men
in support of the Wounded and women Aug. 20 at the
Warrior Project and is also Fernandina Beach Golf
an attempt to earn a spot in Club. Proceeds benefit the
the Guinness Book of World National Alliance on Mental
Records. Illness of Nassau County.
The outing gets under The Northeast Builders
way with a 1 p.m. shotgun Association will hold its
start. Lunch and registration charity tournament Sept. 16
begin at 11:30 a.m. and at Amelia River Golf Club.
awards are at 6 p.m. The O'Kane's Irish Pub's annual
cost is $40 per player. tournament Sept. 24-25 ben-
Players can register and efits Fernandina Beach High
at www.worldslargestgolfout- School's golf teams.
Tickets now on sale
for Jan. 2 Gator Bowl
Tickets for the 67th annu-
al Gator Bowl, one of three
Jan. 2 bowl matchups be-
tween the Big Ten Confe-
rence and the Southeastern
Conference, are now avail-
able for sale to the public.
The Gator Bowl, along
with the Capital One Bowl
and the Outback Bowl, will
take place at 1 p.m. Jan. 2,
matching a team from the
SEC against a team from the
Big Ten across the ESPN
family of networks.
"This is an ''i iii runi.l
for fans of the two best foot-
ball conferences in the coun-
try to measure their teams
in head-to-head matchups,"
said Rick Catlett, president
of the Gator Bowl
Ticket prices for the
Gator Bowl, which will be
played at EverBank Field in
Jacksonville, are $80 for VIP
and $60 for stadium scats.
Club seats are sold out.
Tickets are a, .ni,I l. for
purchase through Ticket-
master at (800) 745-3000 or
online at www.gatorbowl.
OUTDOORS / TIES
WEDNESDAY. AL GLSI 3.2011 SPORTS Nc\\ s Leader
A new Nassau County softball travel team
is holding open tryouts for a 12U team from
10 a.m. to noon Aug 6 at the Yulee Sports
Compex on Goodbread Road. Potential play-
er must be born in 1998 or after. Contact
Susan at 7533057 for private tryout or more
Tryoutfor Nassau Nitro
Nassau Nito girls softball tryouts for ages
11-15 are Aug. 6. For information, contact
Ben Fouse at 225-0228.
Pro wrestling exratvaanza
Continental Championship Wrestling has
announced the pro wrestling extravaganza
Wrestlebash will be held at the Atlantic
Avenue Recreation Center Aug. 27. This huge
card will feature Nassau County native "Rock
'n' Roll" Chris Turner's in-ring return after a
serious neck injury. He will take on Jarrod
Michaels for the CCW championship.
Also on the card, in a triple-threat match,
are Mad Dog Miller, Hayden Price and Kevin
SToole. Samantha Steele defends her CCW
All the CCW Superstars will be on hand for
this huge event. For information visit
RunWild atWhite Oak
Run Wild at White Oak Plantation, a six-
and 10-mile adventure run benefiting Girls on
the Run of Northeast Florida, will be held at
8:30 a.m. Oct. 15.
An exclusive natural setting located on the
banks of the St. Marys River 30 miles north of
Jacksonville, White Oak Plantation is one of
the world's premiere wildlife breeding,
research and training facilities for more than
300 wild animals and encompasses more
than 7,400 secluded acres of hardwood ham-
mocks, pine forest and tidal wetlands inter-
spersed with facilities designed to heighten
your awareness of nature.
After the run, enjoy a picnic lunch, swim-
ming, a raffle, a tour on an open-air bus
through the wildlife preserve and gifts.
The deadline to register for $150 is Sept.
15. Fee increases to $200 after Sept. 15. All
registration ends Oct. 5. Register online at
www.active.com or www.GOTRneflorida.org.
The field is limited to the first 65 people. No
event-day registration, no refunds and no
guests are permitted on the grounds of White
Oak on event day. All participants must be 18
or older. All runners will be required to sign a
waiver the day of the race.
For information, visit www.wocenter.org or
- visit www.GOTRneflorida.org.
Ritzoffersyouth tennis camp
The professional tennis staff at The Ritz-
Carlton, Amelia Island is holding Kids
Summer Tennis Camps in August. The morn-
ing classes, 8-10:30 a.m., are for players 10
years and younger. Children 11i 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
class is Aug. 8-11. The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia
Island is located at 4750 Amelia Island
For information and reservations, call the
tennis shop at 491-6793.
Youth sportingclays clinic
Amelia Shotgun Sports, 86300 Hot Shot
Trail in Yulee, is hosting its first 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 for hunting 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.
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
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-
tion-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
both. For information, call 753-4619 or 548-
9818 or visit ameliashotgunsports.com.
Nassau Challenger Bowling Leagu
Sthe physically and mentally challenge
Sthe second Saturday each month fror
p.m. at the Nassau Bowling Center in
Call Melinda Willaford at 261-3136.
The Turtle Trot, Amelia Island's annual
Labor Day weekend run and walk, will be run
entirely on the beach with a 5K out-and-back
course starting and finishing at Main Beach.
Race-day headquarters will be at Main
Beach park and the event will be a 5K only
with half-mile and one-mile kids' fun runs
afterward. The run/walk will start at 7:30 a.m.
Sept. 3 on the beach just south of Sandy
This is the 10th anniversary year for the
Turtle Trot and, as always, the race will raise
money for Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch
and turtle patrols inside Fort Clinch State
Park. In another tradition, the race T-shirts will
feature original sea turtle art by noted Amelia
Island artist Sandra Baker-Hinton. And to
mark the anniversary, there's a "retro" touch
from Jacksonville-area beach races of days
gone by the first 500 finishers will receive a
commemorative coffee mug
The Turtle Trot was the first race on Amelia
Island to use professional electronic timing
with ChampionChips and that tradition will
Awards categories will include the top
male and female finishers overall and the top
three in each of 15 age groups. There will
also be drawings for door prizes at the post-
race awards ceremony. "Goodies" for pre-reg-
istered 5K runners and walkers, will include
free passes to the Main Beach Putt-Putt.
Registration fees for the 5K through Aug.
26 will be $20 per person or $15 for members
of Amelia Island Runners (discount unavail-
able online). After Aug. 26 through day of
race, the fee is $25 per person for everyone.
Fees will be $10 per child for the half-mile
and one-mile kids' runs, which will start on the
beach at 8:30 a.m. Pre-registered youth run-
ners will get a T-shirt and all finishers get a
ribbon. Parents are encouraged to run with
their kids for free; just fill out a registration
Registration forms and online registration
are available at AmelialslandRunners. com.
Race applications are also available at
Current Running, 815 S. 8th St., and other
locations. Pre-registration ends at 2 p.m.
Sept. 1 and race-day registration will be from
6:30-7:15 a.m. at Main Beach Park. Visit the
AIR website or call (904) 303-3483.
Axemen n playoffs
The Jacksonville Axemen have ended the
regular season as the No. 1 seed in the USA
Rugby League after a 40-16 win over the
Philly Fight in Jacksonville over the weekend.
The win gives the Axemen a home playoff
game Aug. 13 and also keeps the home win
streak of more than three years alive.
The Axemen ended the season, giving up
just 88 points in total to opponents while scor-
ing 334 for themselves. Visit www.jaxaxe.com
Seniors 50 years and older are encour-
aged to register for the Forever Fit 50 &
Beyond: 2011 Jacksonville Senior Games
presented by the city of Jacksonville and Blue
Cross and Blue Shield of Florida. The games
will be held Oct. 1-8 at Cecil Field Recreation
Complex and its vicinity (13531 Lake
Newman Drive and 13611 Normandy Blvd.)
as well as several other locations throughout
Senior participants may enter in any of the
events, including bowling, swimming, track
and field, cycling, croquet, golf, road
race/walk, tennis and basketball and softball
(team events). Participants will compete for
gold, silver and bronze medals within their
To register, seniors must return the regis-
tration form along with their registration fee.
Registration costs $15 for the first event and
t $5 fo each additional event. There are addi-
tional fees for golf, bowling, basketball and
softball. Registration forms are available
through the city of Jacksonville Office of
Special Events, 117 W. Duval St., Suite,280,
Jacksonville, FL 32202.
For information, registration forms and
sponsorship information, visit www.
MakeASceneDowntown.com or call (904)
The inaugural Florida Blue 5K Stadium
Challenge, a new fundraising event with pro-
ceeds benefitting Duval County sports to help
save athletic programs in Duval County public
high schools, will be held Aug. 13 "under the
lights" at EverBank Field.
1st Place Sports will manage the event
with a unique course both inside and outside
the stadium. The run will include all seven lev-
els of EverBank Field and is fit for all ages
complete with a fun run and walking courses.
T-shirts and medals will be available for
The race will begin and end at the Pepsi
Tailgate Zone outside of the stadium. Runners
will begin the course in waves every 20 min-
utes 6 p.m: Just for Fun Walk (full course,
all ages); 6:20 p.m. Kids Fun Challenge (short
course 13 and under); 6:40 p.m. Kids
Challenge; 7 p.m. Just for Fun; 7:20 p.m. Just
for Fun; 7:40 p.m. Just for Fun; 8 p.m. Just
for Fun Under the Lights; 8:20 p.m. Men's
Competitive Division; 8:40 p.m. Women's
Competitive Division; 9 p.m. Corporate Team
Challenge; 9:20 p.m. Just for Fun; 9:40 p.m.
Just for Fun.
Entry fees for the Full Challenge until. Aug.
7 are $30; Aug. 8-12, $35; day of race, $40.
Kids under 13 and adults 65 and over fee is
$20 until Aug. 7; Aug. 8-12, $25; and day of
race, $30. To register and obtain full details
visit www. stplacesports.com.
While the Florida Blue 5K Stadium
Challenge is going on, there will be fun and
activities in the Pepsi Tailgate area with ele-
ments of Teal Town. There will be live enter-
tainment and food and beverages for sale.
Fans and participants will also be able to
experience the Florida Blue interactive mobile
For information on the Florida Blue 5K
Stadium Challenge contact Barry Milligan at
(904) 630-4056 or email@example.com or
Amelia Island Boules Club holds petanque
pickup games Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. behind
the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center and
Wednesday at 6 p.m. on the petanque
courts at the south end of the downtown mari-
na. Petanque (pay-tonk) is a cousin of both
horseshoes and bocce, the Italian bowling
game. The public is always welcome to join in
and learn this easy, fun game for all ages. For
information, call 491-1190.
Sailng Club meets
The Amelia Island Sailing Club meets the
first Tuesday at the Kraft Athletic Club at Ten
,Acres. Social hour at 6:30 p.m; meeting at
7:30 p.m. Contact Commodore Bill Bass at
277-4398 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit
www.ameliaislandsailing.org for information.
P1 OT( OS BY CI II :'K ClARNES/SPECIAL
Rorrey McCarthy catches a wave as a low pressure storm passes offshore near Main
Beach July 17.
Sharks net first playoff victory
The first playoff matchup five-yard screen pass.to Jeron rushing touchdown.
of the 2011 AFL postseason Harvey, his first touchdown In the fourth quarter, the
took place at the Jacksonville since returning to the field Jacksonville defense
Veterans Memorial Arena and from his injury, remained solid, getting a
featured the top seed in the Micheaux Robinson had turnover on clowns after the
American Conference, the his first interception of the first four plays. Harvey
Jacksonville Sharks (14-4), postseason, which gave the caught his third touchdown
hosting the No. 4 seed.in the Sharks the ball on the Orlan- pass of the night on the first
conference, the Orlando do 21-yard line. Three plays play of the drive to put the
Predators. later, the Sharks punched the Sharks ahead 56-42.
The game is a rematch of ball into the end zone on'a The Sharks held the
the epic clash from the 2010 one-yard Kirby Griffin run. momentum with a 17-yard
playoffs, which left the top- Jacksonville and Orlando touchdown pass from Garcia
seeded Sharks facing an early exchanged scores one more to Jomo Wilson. The Sharks
exit from the playoffs in their time before the end of the were able to run the clock out
inaugural season. The Sharks half, making the score 28-20. for the rest of the game and
look to erase the loss from Orlando opened the third take home their first playoff
their memory by avenging quarter with a drive down the victory in franchise history.
the loss from last season. field and a touchdown that It was also the final game
The game began with an put the Predators within one for the legendary defensive
offensive explosion when Jeff point of the Sharks. back Kenny McEntyre, who
Hughley returned the open- Huhgley scored his sec- ended his career with 96 reg-
ing kickoff for a touchdown ond kickoff return touchdown ular season interceptions and
for the second consecutive of the night. 13 postseason picks.
week. Orlando drove the ball to The Sharks will host the
The Predators and the the Jacksonville one-yard line winner of the Georgia Force
Sharks x\ I:angd1 niuillipk and LaRoche Jacksog.folced :ir t.- C1. veland Gladiators
scores tlin.u gh. ir til.;. irst a fumble from fullbfki. .;'.'; g3ai- .\uL 8 on Sea Best
quarter, but a missed PAT.by Jamarr Ward, -,l h was "';." ':'pietd, where they will look to
Orlando kicker Mark Lewis recovered by Justin Parrish continue their run in the play-
left the Sharks on top 14-13. for the second Predators offs.
The Sharks opened the turnover of the night. The For information, visit
quarter with possession and Sharks capitalized with a www.jaxsharks.com or call
they were able to score on a three-yard Jamarko Simmons (904) 621-0700.
The city of Fernandina
Beach Recreation Depart-
ment (city website www.fbfl.
A Saturday night co-ed
one-pitch softball tournament
will be Aug. 6 at the Ybor
Alvarez softball fields on
Bailey Road. Games start at 5
p.m. USSSA rules, 45-minute
time limit for all games. Teams
must supply their own 12-inch
Classic M softballs and 11-
inch Classic W softballs
(available for purchase).
Prizes for first through third
place. Team fee is $200 (addi-
tional $25 if not registered
with USSSA). Tournament is.
limited to the first 12 teams
who register by today Contact
Jason at 277-7256 or
brown @fbfl.org or Alan
Mitchell at (904) 622-8346 or
Open coed and recre-
ational coed softball fall
league registration is through
Aug. 23 at the Atlantic Cen-
ter. Open coed plays Wed-
nesday nights, ASA rules. Fee
is $435 and due Aug. 23. Re-
creation league plays Mon-
days, ASA rules with alu-
minum bat rule for men. Fee
is $350 and due Aug. 23. Late
fee of $25 after Aug. 20. No
fees accepted after Aug. 24.
Mandatory captain's meeting
for both is at 6:30 p.m. Aug.
25 at the Atlantic Center.
Recreational season opens
Sept. 12; open coed Sept. 24.
Call Jason at 277-7256 or
Women's softball fall
league registration is through
Aug. 23 at the Atlantic Center.
ASA rules with games
Tuesday beginning Sept. 13.
Team fee is $350 and due
Aug. 23; $50 late fee after
Aug. 23. Mandatory captains
meeting at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 24
at the Atlantic Center. Call
Jason at 277-7256 or email
Men's softball fall league
registration is through Aug. 23
at the Atlantic Center. USSSA
rules with games Thursdays
beginning Sept. 15. Team fee
is $435 and due Aug. 23; $25
late fee after Aug. 23. Manda-
tory captains meeting at 6:30
p.m. Aug. 24 at the Atlantic
Center. Call Jason at 277-
7256 or email jbrown@fbfl.
Peck Gym weight room is
open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Monday through Friday and
from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday and Sundays. Cost
is $3 a day or $25 a month for
city residents ($30 non-city).
Personal training is available.
Fee is $30 per session, $75
per week (three sessions) or
$200 a month (two sessions
per week for four weeks).
Monthly packages come with
dietary analysis and food pro-
gram. Call Jay at 277-7364.
Adult volleyball is from 7-
9 p.m. Tuesday and Fridays
at Peck Gym. Cost is $2 per
day for city residents ($5 non-
Open basketball is Mon-
days and Wednesdays from
11 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., Thurs-
days from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
and Saturdays and Sundays
from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Peck
Gym, based on availability.
Coed exercise is from
6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday and
Thursday at the MLK Center.
Fee is $2 per class (city), $3
Check out Central Park
tennis court keys at the
Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center ($5 deposit, refund-
able if returned within a year).
Lap swim is from 6-9
a.m. and noon to 3 p.m. Mon-
day through Friday at Atlantic
Center. Cost is $2 a day.
Fernandina Beach Scuba
Club meets at 6 p.m. the sec-
ond Friday at the Atlantic
Avenue Recreation Center.
Call Kathy Russell, 753-1143,
or e-mail email@example.com.
Maharaj Tennis clinics for
youth ages 4 and up and
adults (beginners, intermedi-
ate and advanced) and pri-
vate lessons are offered at
Central Park. Adult clinics are
Monday, Tuesday, Thurs-
days, Fridays, Saturdays and
Sunday. Fee is $10 per hour
or $15 per 1 1/2 hours. Youth
clinics are Tuesdays, Thurs-
days and Saturdays. Fee is
$8 per hour. Private lessons
available with head pro
Vishnu Maharaj ($60 an hour)
or an assistant professional
($50). Non-city residents are
assessed a 20 percent sur-
charge for clinics and private
lessons. Email michelema-
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 548-
1472 for information.
PADI open water scuba
certification is available.
Participants must provide
masks, snorkels, fins, booties
and weight belts. Fee is $250
(additional fee for check-out
dives). Register at Atlantic.
Center. Call Kathy Russell at
Aqua 1 water aerobics is
from 10-10:55 a.m. weekdays
at the Atlantic Center pool.
Deep water aerobics (aqua fit-
ness belts required) is
Monday, Wednesdays and
Friday from 11-11:55-a.m.
Cost is $50 per month (city
residents) and $55 (non-city)
for one class per day; $60
(city residents) and $70 (non-
city) for two classes; or $5 for
one class, $10 for two.
Atlantic Center pool pub-
lic swim hours are from from
3-6 p.m. weekdays ($2) and
from noon to 5 p.m. week-
ends ($3). Monthly pool pass:
es are available.
Shotokan karate classes
for ages 6 and up with instruc-
tor Jerry Williamson are from
3:30-4:30 p.m. Monday and
Wednesday in the Peck
Center auditorium. Fee is $40
monthly for city residents ($45
for non-city). Uniforms are
available through the instruc-
tor. Register at the Atlantic
Avenue Recreation Center.
Beach wheelchairs can
be reserved at the Atlantic
Center; refundable $50
deposit required. Two avail-
able. Call 277-7350.
Facility rentals include
Peck Center (auditorium and
reception room), Martin Luther
King Jr. Center (auditorium)
and Atlantic Center (auditori-
um and conference room).
The Ybor Alvarez softball
fields on Bailey Road (fields
one and two) may also be
rented. Lights are available.
All reservations must be
made at the Atlantic Avenue
Recreation Center, 2500
Atlantic Ave. Contract, dam-
age deposit and rental fee
abeachflorida.org or call 277-
7350 for information
WED\ESDAY. A LG(ST 3.2011 SPORTS News-Leader
The local Sandbox Athletics Weightlifting Team returned from the Junior Olympics with eight medals. Eight mem-
bers competed in the three-day event, bringing home individual and team medals. Emma Godfrey captured gold in
12- to 13-year-old girls 58kg class; Cody Byrd took bronze in 12- to 13-year-old 56kg class; Kai Middlebrook took
silver in 14- to 15-year-old 50kg class; Gunnar Cox was second and Stone Iakey was third in 16- to 17-year-old
77kg class; Brandon Steward was second in 16- to 17-year old 85kg class; Justin Murphy was fifth in 16- to 17-
year-old 94kg class; and Ryan Barley was fourth in 16- to 17-year-old 94kg class. The women's team took first
place and the men's team was fourth. The team is coached by Doug Lane. Steward, Barley and Murphy are pic-
tured with Lane, above. Godfrey, Byrd and Middlebrook are pictured with their coach, below right, and Lane is
pictured with Lakey and Cox, below-left.
Smith's plus 16
takes Friday blitz
The fear of rain kept the
blitz down to 39 players, but
sunshine prevailed last week
at the Fernandina Beach Golf
Club. Price Poole (73, plus 8)
took top honors; second was
Michael Kaufman (90, plus
5); and third was Chuck
Himmelheber (78, plus 4).
The first-place team con-
sisted of Poole, Himmelheber,
Garey Durden (92, minus 1)
and Larry Luett (82, minus
4). Second place went to
Kaufman, Andy Palmisano
(87, plus 2),.Ed Lormand (98,
even), Carl O'Rourke (79,
even) and Charlie Kicklighter
(82, minus 2).
Third place was captured
by the team of Steve Raszkin
(87, plus 3), Jack Croake (74,
plus 3), Jeff Humphrey (83,
plus 3) and Larry Gallo (94,
minus 6). The fourth-place
team included Sammy Alva-
rez (79, plus 3), Mike Robley
(84, plus 2), Jerry Dean (74,
plus 1), Larry Hutchison (89,
minus 2) and John Bray (92,
Friday was sunny and hot,
bringing out 45 players for
the blitz. Roger Smith (75,
plus 16) took top honors.
Second went to Tom Roberts
(73, plus 10) and Rusty Acree
(94, plus 8) was third.
First-place team included
Roberts, Garey Durden (87,
plus 4), Simon Carter (81,
plus 3) and Price Poole (75,
plus 3). Second-place team
included Acree, Dave Mason
(78, plus 4), Ryan Birdell (86,
plus 3) and Wayne
Mortenson (103, minus 3).
In third place were Jeff
Humphrey (80, plus.7), Sam-
my Alvarez (80, plus 2), Ron-
nie Boatright (79, plus 2) and
Dave Mudd (93, minus 2).
Fourth went to Michael Kauf-
man (90, plus 7), Hydie Peter-
son (77, plus 4), Carl Galpin
(87, minus-2) and Rudy
Campanale (103, minus.2).,
The Northeast Florida
Builders Association's annual
Nassau Builders Council
Charity Golf Tournament will
be held Sept. 16 at Amelia
River Golf Club.
Shotguristart is at 1 p.m.
Cost is $120.per player or
$400 per foursome. Format is
Proceeds benefit a NEFBA
Builders Care Nassau project.
The tournament includes
range balls, two free drinks,
goody bag, door prizes, hole
prizes and a picnic to follow
play. Contact Corey Fountain
at (904) 725-4355 or cfoun-
The second annual *
O'Kane's Golf Tournament
will be held Sept. 24-25 at
Amelia River Golf Club.
Proceeds benefit the
Fernandina Beach High
School golf teams.
Shotgun start is at 12:30
p.m. each day. Format is a
two-man best ball on Saturday
and a two-man scramble on
Sunday. Senior flight for ages
60 and up. Seniors play for-
ward tees. No more than six-
shot differential in handicaps.
Cost is $250 per team and
includes two rounds of golf,
lunch each day, pairings and
cocktail party. Pairings party
is at 7 p.m. Friday at O'Kane's
Irish Pub and Eatery on
Centre Street. Contact Jarrod
Sullivan at (904) 838-8825.
The inaugural Ddug Mor-
ris Memorial Golf Tourna-
ment for men and women will
be held Aug.'20 at the Ferna-
ndina Beach Golf Club. Pro-
ceeds benefit the National
Alliance on Mental Illness of
SShotgun start is at 1 p.m.
Format is a captain's choice
(teams paired by computer).
Fee is $60 per person and
includes cart, green fees,
range balls, food and prizes.
Deadline is Aug. 8. Call 277-
7370 or 206-3300.
The Amelia Island Club
has made memberships avail-
able to families who live out-
side of Amelia Island Planta-
tion. Members may play the
Tom Fazio-designed Long
Point, the Pete Dye Oak-
Marsh and the.Dye and
Bobby Weed Ocean Links
Contact Donna Bilger at
club.com for details.
The Fernandina Beach
High School boys basketball
team will hold an end-of-sum-
mer basketball camp from 6-8
p.m. Aug. 8-11 in the gym.
The camp is open to boys and
girls entering grades 4-9.
Camp fee is $60.
Objectives include improving
each camper's skill level:
enhancing each camper's
knowledge of the game; and
Donations of goods to
sell to benefit Yulee Tennis
Foundation tennis programs
are being accepted. Items
may be dropped off at Dave
Turner Plumbing or call 277-
3942 for pickup.
Tax-deductible receipts for
donated goods and for pur-
chase of items from YTF will
Yulee Sports Complex
tennis schedule: Mondays at
11 a.m. Nassau County Home
Education classes; Wednes-
days QuickStart for 10 and
under 3:30-5:30 p.m. each
week; Thursdays junior
beginners and intermediate
tennis from 3-5 p.m.
Kids 10 and under can
get a free one-year member-
ship to USTA, a $19 value.
The membership includes
Bounce, a quarterly newslet-
ter for 10 and under, and
access to junior tournaments
and chance to play USTA jun-
ior team tennis. Call 1-800-,
990-8782 and reference
source code JOIN2PLAY or
go to www.usta.com/mem-
bership and use same code.
The offer is available until
*Adult clinics, private les-
sons, racket repairs, etc. are
available through Maharaj
Tennis. Call 548-1472.
Mahairaj Tennis' sum-
mer schedule for the city of
Fernandina Beach: Mondays
from 3:30-4:30 p.m. intermedi-
ate juniors; Mondays and
Wednesday from 4-5:30 p.m.
advanced juniors: Tuesdays
from 4:45-6:15 p.m. advanced
juniors; Tuesdays and Thurs-
days from 9-10 a.m. interme-
diate adults, 2:45-3:15 p.m.
Tiny Tots: 3:15-4:15 p.m. be-
ginner juniors, 4:15-5:45 p.m.
intermediate juniors and 6:15-
7:45 p.m. advanced women's
drill clinic; Wednesdays and
Friday from 8-9 a.m. begin-
ner adult clinic; Saturdays
from 8:30-9:30 a.m. beginner
juniors ages 5-10, 9:30-10:30
a.m. intermediate adults and
10:30-11:30 a.m. beginner
Pre-registration at michele
email@example.com or 548-1472
is required. Each clinic must
have a minimum of four. stu-
dents. Cost for one-hour jun-
ior clinic is $16 per week,
Tiny Tots classes $10 per
week, 1.5-hour junior clinics
$12 per day, one-hour adult
clinics $10 per day and 1.5-
hour adult clinics $15. Private
and semi-private lessons are
$60 per hour with head pro-
fessional Vishnu Maharaj and
$50 per hour with assistant
professionals Rod Gibson,
Tracy Smythe. David Jenkins
and Michele Maharaj.
There is a 20 percent sur-
charge for all non-city resi-
Special incentive for those
who pre-register and attend
10 clinics between Aug. 15
and Sept. 17.
PTR tennis teaching pro-
fessional Paul Drayton hosts
beginner and intermediate
tennis clinics, which are open
to the public and most cost
Call (904) 373-TENN
(8366) or check events at
Clinics are held Wednes-
days in Yulee. Classes in
Callahan are held at Ewing
Park Saturdays at 9 a.m. for
beginners and intermediates.
teaching the camper the
importance of good sports-
Camp directors are FBHS
varsity head coach Matt
Schreiber and junior varsity
coach Shane Talbert.
Register from 5:30-6 p.m.
on the first day.
For information on the
camp, contact Schreiber at
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played at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. The par-5 16th hole is be a champion in such a great event is :$2,00
the most famous at Firestone, given the nickname "The Monster" years a huge blessing," said the 26-year-old Stallings, who also eared a
ago by Arnold Palmer. spot in this week's Bridgestone Invitational.
PGA Event: WGC Bridgestone Invitational Yani Tseng won the Women's Scott Stallings
Day Time Network ., British Open for the second Turned Professional: 2007
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Sun, 8/7 1:00pm-6:00pm CBS became the youngest player, male or female,
to win five major titles. Sorenstam was 32 when
she won the 2003 LPGA Championship for her Through July 31, 2011
When this golfer won the PGA fifthmajor. Tiger Woods was 24 when he won 1) Nick Watney
Championship, he became the first his fifth at the 2000 PGA Championship. Tseng 1,798 pts. / 8 top tens
son of a PGA professional to do so. became only the third player to win consecutive 2) Steve Stricker
British Open titles, joining Sherri Steinhauer 2) Steve Stricer
a)Al Geiberge c) Davis Love III (1998, 1999) and Debbie Massey (1980, 1,741 pts. 5 top tens
b) Bobby Nichols d) Dave Marr 1981). "It's so great making history on this golf 3) K.J. Choi
course, and I feel wonderful right now," said 1,561 pts. / 6 top tens
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4) Phil Mickelson
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swing. The crux of the problem, for right-handed golfers, is in the left forearm and there FedEx Cup Standings continued...
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WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 3, 2011/NEws-LE:ADER
Bob Johnson, above left,
and Keith IAne weighed in
Sthe largest king mackerel
while fishing from the
smallest boat during the E
1 2008 Fernandina Beach
Kingfish Tournament. A TOURNAMENT
dTheir big king weighed OAT
'48.64 pounds. Right, Jack ] BOAT
F Holmes is pictured award- .
.. ing Southern Kingfish
Association youth awards
during the 2009 Fernan-
dina Beach Kingfish
from left, are Byron
Garner, first place; Jessica P,
Polkey, third; and Mathew
." ,: Farlow, second. The News-
Leader also sponsors the
junior angler awards. A big
S. '.. "crowd typically gathers to
..? M watch family fishing teams
weigh in their catches at
the foot of historic
,' Fernandina Beach.
Lindsey Sills, left, is pic-
tured weighing in her big
PHOTOS BY TERRY IACOSS/SPECIAL
fishing Rodeo week finally arrives on Amelia Island
After months of preparation, the
Fernandina Beach Fishing Rodeo is
finally staged to take place Friday
and Saturday. This year's all-new
event has received huge support from a wide
variety of local businesses and fishermen.
The annual Nassau Sport Fishing
Association Fernandina Kingfish Tournament
has been restructured to showcase a wide
variety of both deep sea and backwater game-
fish species. More importantly, Amelia Island's
largest fishing tournament is now affordable
to many family fishermen with a low-entry fee
fishing rodeo format.
The highly-competitive Southern Kingfish
Association will also sanction the event and
SKA Division V teams will compete in the final
divisional tournament df the
Kenny Crawford's 'Team
Crawfish" is sitting in second
place in Division V's open
division just behind Ben
Hinson's "Team Badsport."
'Team Crawfish" needs to
make up a little less than five
pounds to be a SKA Division
OUTDOORS V repeat winner.
-.. In the 23-foot and under
Terry Lacoss division, Ron Roberson's
"Team Oceanview" is leading
the pack with 75.40 pounds. However, two past
winners of the Fernandina.Beach Kingfish
Tournament are sitting strong in fifth and
We will sell or otherwise dis-
pose of the contents of the
following units to satisfy the
delinquent storage lien placed
in accordance with the state
of Florida Statue 83.806.
1074 Vondena Fletcher
General Household Goods
1140 Ruth Wyatt
General Household Goods
1147 Terra E. Hughes
General Household Goods
1181 Cassie A. McMahon
General Household Goods
2022 Maegen Joy Gonsalves
General Household Goods
2065 Nancy Brown
General Household Goods
2071 Courtney McCleltan
General Household Goods
2093 Sheryl Denise Evans
General Household Goods
Sale will be conducted at
A1A Stow-A-Way Storage,
463915 State Road 200,Yulee,
Florida 32097 at 10:00 am on
August 19, 2011. Open door
sale, cash only. A cleaning
deposit will be taken. (904)
225-1940. This sale is open to
2t 08-03 & 08-10-11
ST. JOHNS RIVER WATER
GIVES NOTICE OF INTENDED
The District gives notice of
its intent to issue a formal wet-
land determination for the fol-
Advanced Disposal Ser-
vices Stateline LLC, Petitioner,
7915 Baymeadows Way Ste
300, Jacksonville, FL 32256, File
No 16-089-126277-1. The prop-
erty is located in Nassau
2 North, Range. 25 East, and
includes 26.23 acres. The cur-
rent owner is Thomas Wayne R
If you wish to receive a
copy of a Technical Staff
Report (TSR) that provides the
District staff's analysis of a per-
mit application, please submit
your request to: Director of
Regulatory Support, PO. Box
1429, Palatka, FL 32178-1429.
Once a TSR becomes avail-
able, you may also review it
by going to the Permitting sec-
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mation on how to find and
view a TSR, visit https://permit-
then follow the directions pro-
vided under "How to find a
Technical Staff Report (TSR) or
other application file docu-
A person whose substan-
tial interests are or may be
affected has the right to
request an administrative
hearing by filing a written peti-
tion with the St. Johns River
Water Management District
(District). Pursuant to Chapter
28-106 and Rule 40C-1.1007,
Florida Administrative Code
(EA.C.), the petition must be
filed (received) either by
delivery at the office of the
District Clerk at District
Headquarters, RO. Box 1429,
Palatka FL 32178-1429 (4049
Reid St., Palatka, FL 32177) or
by e-mail with the District Clerk
at Clerk@sjrwmd.com, within
twenty-six (26) days of the
District depositing the notice of
intended District decision in
the mail (for those persons to
whom the District mails actual
notice), within twenty-one (21)
days'of the District mailing
notice of intended District
decision (for those persons to
whom the District emails actu-
al notice), or within twenty-
one (21) days of newspaper
publication of the notice of
intended District decision (for
those persons to whom the
District does not mail or e-mail
actual notice).A petition must
comply with Sections
120.569(2)(c). Florida Statutes
(FS.), and Chapter 28-106,
FA.C. The District will not
accept a petition sentby fac-
simile (fax). Mediation pursuant
to Section 120.573, FS., is not
A petition for an adminis-
trative hearing is deemed filed
upon receipt of the complete
petition by the District Clerk at
the District Headquarters in
Palatka. Florida during the
District's regular business hours.
The District's regular business
hours are 8 a.m 5 p.m., ex-
cluding weekends and District
holidays. Petitions received by
the District Clerk after the
District's regular business hours
shall be deemed filed as of 8
a m. on the next regular District
business day. The District's
acceptance of petitions filed
by e-mail is subject to certain
conditions set forth in the
District's Statement of Agency
Organization and Operation
(issued pursuant to Rule 28
101 001, Florida Administrative
Code), which is available for
viewing at floridaswater.com.
These conditions include, but
are not limited to, the petition
being in the form of a PDF or
TIFF file and being capable of
being stored and printed by
the District. Further, pursuant
to the District's Statement of
Agency Organization and
Operation, attempting to file a
petition by facsimile (fax) is
prohibited and shall not con-
The right to an administra-
tive hearing and the relevant
procedures to be followed are
governed by Chapter 120,
Florida Statutes. Chapter 28-
106, Florida Administrative
Code, and Rule 40C1.1007,
Florida Administrative Code.
Because the administrative
hearing process is designed
to formulate final agency
action, the filing of a petition
means the District'sfind action
may be different from the posi-
tion taken by it in this notice.
Failure to file a petition for an
administrative hearing within
the requisite time frame shall
constitute a waiver of the right
to an administrative hearing.
(Rule 28-106.111, EA.C.).
If you wish to do so, please
noticeofrights/ to read the
complete Notice of Rights to
determine any legal rights you
may have concerning the
District's intended decisions)
on the permit applications)
described above. You can
also -request the Notice of
Rights by contacting the
Director of Regulatory Support
(RS), 4049 Reid St., Palatka. FL
32177-2529, tele. no. (386)329-
Victor Castro, Division
Director, Regulatory Support
St Johns River Water
CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH
HISTORIC DISTRICT COUNCIL
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that the Historic District Council
of the City of Fernandina
Beach, Florida, will hold a
Quasi-Judicial public hearing
on Thursday August 18, 2011
at 5:00 PM in the City
Commission Chambers, 204
Ash Street, Fernandina Beach,
Florida to review the following
Certificate of Appropriateness
ST. MICHAELS ACADEMY,
228 N. 4TH STREET (HDC 2008-
57), CHANGE TO PREVIOUSLY
APPROVED PLANS FOR RE-
PLACEMENT OF FOUR CHIM-
JOHN AND DAWN EVANS,
120 N. 6TH STREET (HDC 2011-
28), RENOVATIONS TO PRIMARY
STRUCTURE INCLUDING .
PORCH ADDITION AND NEW
WINDOWS AT NORTHEAST
CORNER OF STRUCTURE. EN-
CLOSURE OF EXISTING PORCH
LANDING AT SOUTHEAST COR-
NER OF STRUCTURE, AND MOD-
IFICATION TO SOUTH ELEVA-
ROGER KING AND KAREN
VARNEY 111 S. 7TH STREET (HDC
2011-30), DEMOTION OF
DECK ON SOUTH ELEVATION
OF PRIMARY STRUCTURE AND
DEMOLITION OF ACCESSORY
ROGER KING AND KAREN
VARNEY 111 S. 7TH STREET (HDC
2011-27). REQUEST FOR DEVI-
ATION FROM LAND DEVELOP-
MENT CODE SECTION 4.02.01
REGARDING MINIMUM LOT
WIDTHI REQUIREMENTS AND
LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE
SECTION 402.03 REGARDING
MINIMUM SETBACKS. (Quasi-
A copy of the application
may be inspected in the office
of the Planning Department,
City Hall, 204 Ash Street, be-
tween the hours of 7:30 AM -
5:00PM, Monday through Fri-
day. For information on the
application, please contact
the Planning Department at
INTERESTED PARTIES MAY
APPEAR AT SAID HEARING AND
BE HEARD AS TO THE ADVIS-
ABILITY OF ANY ACTION,
WHICH MAY BE CONSIDERED.
ANY PERSONS WITH DISABIU-
TIES REQUIRING ACCOMMO-
DATIONS IN ORDER TO PAR-
TICIPATE IN THIS PROGRAM OR
ACTIVITY SHOULD CONTACT
'277-7305, TTY 277-7399, (TTY
NUMBER FOR ALL CITY
OFFICES) OR THROUGH THE
FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE AT 1-
800-955-8771 AT LEAST 24
HOURS IN ADVANCE TO
REQUEST SUCH ACCOMMO-
IF ANY PERSON DECIDES TO
APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE
BY THE BOARD/COMMISSION
WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER
CONSIDERED AT SUCH HEAR-
ING, S/HE WILL NEED TO EN-
SURE THAT A VERBATIM RE-
CORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS
IS MADE, WHICH RECORD
INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND
EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE
APPEAL IS TO BE BASED.
Continued on next page.
Deadline is at noon Fridays.
sixth places. The 2010 winner, Geoffrey Stam
of "Team Turn 3," has 47.44 pounds and 2009
winner Bob Johnson of "Team Traveler" has
weighed in just one kingfish at 43.25 pounds
and is in sixth place.
In the SKAjuinior division, anglers in the
top four places are all within a few pounds of
the lead. Junior angler Cage Carter on the
"Gotcha" is presently leading with 54.84
The ladies division is also up for grabs with
Cindy Crawford of "Team Crawfish" just five
pounds behind "Badsport" member Meghan
Hinson's 80.01 pounds and first-place spot.
"Team Crawfish" may also capture senior
angler honors with senior angler Al Morris
also just five pounds from leading senior
angler Nick Hinson of the "Badsport."
With the all-new rodeo competitive fishing
format, 10 species of gamefish will be show-
cased at the Fernandina Harbor weigh-in site
to add to the excitement as competitive
Southern Kingfish Association kingfish teams
compete for final 2011 points.
The best news comes from the recent
catches of kingfish from close-in waters, such
as Nassau Sound and nearshore fish havens.
Kingfish weighing in the 20- to 50-pound class
have been caught recently along the beaches
and inlets of Northeast Florida, where small
boats are also competitive. Keep in mind the
tournament dates were switched from the first
of June to the first of August in order to make
sure fishing teams would enjoy the best fish-
ing action possible. Looking back at early
June, fishing for a wide variety of saltwater
gamefish was extremely slow due to pesky
Fishing has also picked up in the backwa-
ter for a variety of game fish that will be target-
ed during the coming weekend's Fernandina
Beach Fishing Rodeo. Don Whitman claims he
and fishing partner Bruce Comrie are on a
huge school of tournament-winning redfish.
Certainly the tides are ideal Saturday for
backwater fishing with a low tide arriving at
the mouth of the Amelia River at 8:26 a.m.
While it is quite possible that after landing
tournament grade backwater species, tourna-
ment boats could fish the clear, incoming tides
for kingfish, cobia, grouper and amberjack.
Bay boats are ideal for this style of backcoun-
try and nearshore competitive fishing.
The popular event gets under way Friday at
5 p.m. with registration and mandatory cap-
tain's meeting at the Fernandina Harbor
Marina. Plan on enjoying "Sounds on Centre"
Weigh-in opens Saturday at 2 p.m. and ends
at 5 p.m. There will be live entertainment, a
public barbecue, face painting and a boat show
while watching a variety of gamefish hit the
Fishermen are reminded that "Personal
'Locator Beacons" are only required if you plan
on entering the SKA portion of the kingfish
tournament. Also plan to purchase raffle tick-
ets that could win a two-night, three-day stay
at Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Air Tran
tickets for two anywhere in the United States
and much more.
Visit www.fishnsfa.com or call 261-2870.
Visit your local news source
online at www.fbnewsleader.com
FERNANDINA BEACK TIDES
Tides, Sun & Moon: August 3-10, 2011
\/ed. sunrise 6:44A Low 5:48A -055' un Moonset 12:54A High 3:25A 5.95'
d Moonrise 10:55A High 1229A 7.11' Sunrise 647A Low 9:28A 0.03'
8/3 Sunset 8:18P Lw 6:18P -0.12' 8/7 Moonrise 3:18P High 4:20P 6.81'
Moonset 10:44P Sunset 8:15P Low 10-26P 0.66'
T Sunrise 6:45A High 12:44A 6.95' Moonset :46A High 4:28A 5.75'
Moornrise 2 Low 637A -0.45' Sunrse 47A Low 10:29A 0.10'
8/4 Sunset 8:18P High 1:21P 7.11' 8/8 Moonrise 4:18P High 5:25P 6.79'
Moonset 11:24P Low 7:16P 0.17' !Sunset 8:14P Low 11:27P 0.62'
S High 1:34A 6.6' T Moonset 2:42A High 5:33A 5.68'
Fri Sunrise 6:45A Low 7:30A -0.28' Sunrise 6:48A
Moonrise I:08P Low 11:29A 0.12'
Moonrise 1:08PHigh 2:17P 7.02' 8 9 oonrise 5:13P L' 29A
8/5 Sunset 8:17P Low 8:18P 0.43' Sunset 8:13P High 6:27P 6.84'
Moonset 12:07A High 2.27A 6.26' Moonset 3:42A Low 12.25A 0.50'
Sat. Sunrise 6:46 W e7A 27 -0d V Sunrise 649A High 6:35A 5.75'
Firs* Quater :08A Low 8:27A -0.11'1Sunrise 6.49A
First Quarter 7:08A Moonrise 602P Low 1227P 0.09'
8/6 Moonrise 2:14P High 3:16 6.91' 8/10 Moonrise 62P Low 1227P 0.09'
Sunset 8:16P Low 9:22P 0.60' Sunset 8:12P High 723p 6.91'
Tide calculations are for Amelia River, Fernandina Beach. No corrections are necessary.
Sun & Moon events are also calculated for Fernandina Beach, although actual times may vary because of land masses.
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NOTICE OF APPUCATION 2011. between the hours of proceeds to be applied as fcr 28 EAST. NASSAU COUNTY, ----- (ll).AMERCAN BEACH SUBDI- Unless sucl certificates) NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The as may be to the payment of FLORIDA AND BEING MORE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF VISION. Section Two (2), shol be redeemed according FORTAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Clerk of Court's Office Policy is costs and the satisfaction of PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS THE according to the plat thereof to law.the property described NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
that PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SER- to hold the sale at 11:30 a.m. the above described execu- FOLLOWS: 4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND filed in PlatBook 3,page 6.of in such certificate or certifi- PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES
VICES LLC JOHN A CRAWFORD tion. BEGIN AT A POINT WHERE THE FOR NASSAU COUNTY the records of Nassau County, cates will be sold to the LLC The holder of the following
The holder of the flowing cer- NASSAU COUNTY CLERK OF TL'TOMMY*SEAGRAVES, WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY UNE, FLORIDA Florida Highest Bidder at the MAIN certificates) has fled sdd cer-
tificate(s) has filed said certifi- COURT AS SHERIFF OF HARDEE ROAD (A 60.0 CIVIL DIVISION has been filed against you, ENTRANCE OF THE NASSAU tificate(s) for a tax deed to be
cate(s) for a tax deed to be BY: RHODA GOODWIN. OF NASSAU COUNTY, FOOT RIGHT OF WAY) I INTER- CASE NO.: Brian White and Cheryl COUNTY JUDICIAL ANNEX. issued thlereon. The certificate
issued thereon. The certificate DEPUTY CLERK FLORiDA SECTED BY THE SOUTHERLY UNE 45-201 1-CA-000312 Whitdker.and you are required 76347 VETERANS WAY, YULEE. numbers) and year of
numbers) and year of Ifyou are a person with dis- IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE OF SECTION 32 AFORESAID WELLS FARGO BANK. N.A.. to serve a copy of your written FL, dn the 30th day of August. issuance, the description of
issuance, the description of ability who needs any ac- AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES AND RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES Plaintiff, defenses.ifoanytoit.onSIDNEY 2011. between the hours of the property and the names)
the property, and the names) commodationin order to par- ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABIU- 00 MINUTES 17 SECONDS WEST vs. E. LEWIS. ESQUIRE, plaintiff's 11 00 a:m and 200 p.m The in which it is assessed are as
in which it is assessed are as tidpateinhis proceedng,you TIES ONLY NEEDING SPECIAL ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY UNE, UNKNOWN HEIRS AND BENEFI attorney, whose address is 300 Clerk of Court's Office Policy is follows.
follows. are entitled,at no cost to you, ACCOMMODATION TO PAR- A DISTANCE OF 160.0 FEET: RUN CIARIES OF THE ESTATE OF JOY West Adams Street. Suite 300, to hold the sale at 11:30 a.m. File Number. 2011-016-TD
File Number: 2011-008-TD to the provision of certain assis- TICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING THENCE NORTH 6 DEGREES 57 ANNWILUSAKAJOY AWILUS, Jacksonvile. FL32202.within 30 JOHN A. CRAWFORD Certificate Number: 3474
Certificate Number: 3448 tance. Please contact the SHOULD CONTACT THE NAS- MINUTES 51 SECONDS WEST.A DECEASED, etal, days after the first publication NASSAU COUNTY CLERK OF Parcel Number: 00-00-31-1800-
Parcel Number: 00-00-31- ADA Coordinator at (904) 548- SAU COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE. DISTANCE OF 158.53 FEET TO Defendants. of this notice,and tie the orig- COURT 0026-0040
177W-833D-0000 4600 press 0, at least 7 days 76001 BOBBY MOORE CIRCLE, THE NOTHERLY UNE OF SAID NOTICE OF ACTION d wit the Clerk of this Court BY: CHERYL SALMON, DEPUTY Year of Issuance: 2009
Year of Issuance: 2009 before your scheduled court YULEE, FLORIDA, 32097, (904) SECTION 32; RUN THENCE TO: UNKNOWN CREDITORS OF either before service on plain- CLERK Description of Property:
Description of Property: UNIT appearance, or immediately 225-0331, NOT LATER THAN NORTH 83 DEGREES 26 MIN- THE ESTATE OF JOY ANN WILUS tiff's attorney or immediately If you are a person with dis- BLOCK 26 LOTS S 1/2 OF 3 ALL
833D IN OR 1444/1509 WILD- upon receiving this notifica- SEVEN (7) DAYS PRIOR TO THE UTES 19 SECONDS EASTALONG AKA JOY A. WILUS, DECEASED thereafter; otherwise a default ability who needs any accom- OF 4 IN OR 1411/603 CITY OF
WOOD CONDO OR 578/1227 tion If the time before the PROCEEDING. IF HEARING SAID NOTHERLY UNE. A DIS- LAST ADDRESS UNKNOWN willbe entered against you for modation in order to partici- FDNABEACH
Assessed To: RICHARD E scheduled appearance is less IMPAIRED, PLEASE CONTACT- TANCE OF 160.0 FEET TO THE CURRENT RESIDENCE the relief demanded in the pate in this proceeding. you Assessed To: LOWELL D COLUE,
MODIE.CHRISTINE M MODIE than 7 days: if you are hearing (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, OR WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY UNE UNKNOWN complaint or petition. are entitled, at no cost to you, ANTHONETTE B COLLIE
All of the above property is or voice impaired, call 711. VOICE (V) 1-800-955-8770,VIA OF SAID WILL HARDEE ROAD UNKNOWN HEIRS AND BENEFI- WITNESS my hand and the to the provision of certain assis- All of the above property is
located in Nassau County, in 4t 07-13-20-27.08-03-2011 FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. AFOREMENTIONED,- RUN CIARIES OF THE ESTATE OF JOY seal of this Court, onthe 19th tance. Please contact the located in NassauCounty, in
the State of Florida. 9938 4t 07-13-20-27,08-03-2011 THENCE SOUTH 6 DEGREES 40 ANNWILUSAKA JOY AWILLUS. day of July.2011. ADA Coordinator at (904) 548- the State of Forida.
Unless such certificates) ----- 9944 MINUTES 48 SECONDS EAST DECEASED "John A. Crawford 4600 press 0, at least 7 days Unless such certificates)
shdl be redeemed according NOTICE OF APPLICATION ----- ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY,A LAST ADDRESS UNKNOWN As Clerk of the Court before your scheduled court shall be redeemed according
to law,the property described FOR TAX DEED NOTICE OF APPUCATION DISTANCE OF 174.05 FEET TO CURRENT RESIDENCE By /s/ Pamela Jones ; appearance, or immediately to law, the property described
In such certificate or certifi- I NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN FOR TAX DEED THE POINT OF BEGINNING UNKNOWN As Deputy Clerk upon receiving this notifica- in such certificate or certifi-
cates will be sold to the that PLYMOUTH PARKTAXSER- NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN A/K/A 2455 WILL HARDEE YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an 2t 07-27,08-03-2011 tion if the time before the cates will be sold to the
Highest Bidder at the MAIN VICES LLC The holder of the that ERICA BECK The holder of ROAD.FERNANDINA BEACH.FL action for Foreclosure of 9978 scheduled appearance is less Highest Bidder at the MAIN
ENTRANCE OF THE NASSAU following cdertificate(s) has filed the following certificates) has 32034 Mortgage on the following ----- than days; if you are hearing ENTRANCE OF THE NASSAU
COUNTY JUDICIAL ANNEX, said certificates) for a tax filed said certificates) for atax Any person claiming an inter- described property: IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE or voice impaired. call 711. COUNTY JUDICIAL ANNEX,
76347 VETERANS WAY, YULEE, deed to be Issued thereon. deed to be issued thereon. estinthesurplusfromthesade, LOT 15, NASSAU. ACRES, FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN 4T 7-27,08-03-10-17-2011 76347 VETERANS WAY. YULEE;
FL, on the 16th day of August, The certificate numbers) and The certificate numbers) and If any, other than the property ACCORDING TO THE PLAT ANDFOR 9985 FLon the 30TH day of August,
2011, between the hours of year of issuance,the descrip- year of issuance,the descrip- owner as of the date of the THEREOF AS RECORDED IN NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA ---- 2011, between the hours of
11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The tion of the property, and the tion of the property, and the Us Pendens must file a cldm PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 48, PUBLIC CIVIL ACTION PUBLIC NOTICE 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The
Clerk of Court's Office Polcy is name(s) in which it is assessed name(s) in which it Is assessed 'within sixty (60) days matter the RECORDS OF NASSAU COUN- CASE NO.08-CA-251 The quarterly meeting of Clerk of Court's Office Polcys
to hold the sale at 11:30 a.m. are as follows: are as follows: sale. TY, FLORIDA. G & G, LLC, a Virginia limited the Nassau County Transporta- to hold.the sale at 11:30 a.m.
JOHN A. CRAWFORD File Number: 2011-010-TD File Number: 2011-013-TD WITNESS MY HAND and the has been filed against you liability company, tion Qisadvantaged Local JOHN A. CRAWFORD
NASSAU COUNTY CLERK OF Certificate Number. 3614 Certificate Number: 2294 seal of this Court on July 15, and you are required t serve Plaintiff. Coordinating Board will take NASSAU COUNTY CLERK OF
COURT, Parcel Number: 00-00-31- Parcel Number: 00-00-31- 2011. a copy of your written defens- vs. place at 2 p.m., Thursday, COURT
BY: RHODA GOODWIN, 1800-0216-08B0 1800-0131-0050 John A. Crawford es, if any, to it, on Marshall C. AMELIA ISLAND VENTURES, August 18,2011,at 1367 South BY: CHERYL SALMON, DEPUTY
I DEPUTY CLERK Year of Issuance; 2009 Year of Issuance: 2004 Clerk of the Circuit Court Watson, PA., Attorney .for INC.,STRICKLAND HOLLOWAY, 18th Street,Fernandcna Beach, CLERK -
If you oare a person with dis- Description of Property Description of Property: By:/s/Sue Powell Plaintiff, whose address Is 1800 JR. and AMEUA ISLAND PART- Florida, 32043. All interested If you are a person with dis-
ablity who needs cny oaccom- BLOCK 216 SUB B OF 8 CITY BLOCK 131 LOT 5 IN OR Deputy Clerk NW 49thSTREET, SUITE 120, FT.. NERSHIP, c/o ,KINGSBRIDGE persons are invited to attend, ability whi needs any'accom-
modation, in order to particl- OF FDNA BEACH 714/1460 (1/6 INT) CITY'OF See Americans with LAUDERDALE FL 33309 on or ASSET MANAGEMENT. LTD., The Northeast Rorida Regional modation in order to partici-
pate in this proceeding, you Assessed To: REBECCA G FDNA BEACH Disabilities Act before August26,2011,a date NAJOPI, L.LC., KALEIDDO- Council adheres to the Amer- pate in this proceeding, you
are entied,at no costto you, SOUTHERS EST, DAISEY M BAI- Assessed To: JUDY P If you.are a person with q dis- which Is within thirty (30) days SCOPE DESIGN, INC., d/b/a icans with Disabilities Act and are entitled,at no costto you,
to the provision of certdn assis- LEY EST ANCRUM,AMBLER MARIE ability who needs any accom- after the first publication of this FUEL, and VRE, LLC, and any will make reasonable modifl- to the provision of certain assis-
tance. Please contact the All of the above propertyis RICHO JACKSON, RONELLA modation in order to prtidc- Notice in THE NEWS-LEADER and al unknown parties claim- cations for access to this meet- tance. Please contact the
ADA Coordnator at (904) 548- located in Nassau County, in JONES,CLEMENTINE DEBER- pate in this proceeding, you and file the original with the Ing by, through, under and ing upon request. Requests ADA Coordinator at (904) 548,. "
4600 press 0, at least 7 days the State of Florida., RY~CATHERINE SUSIE RICHO are entitled, at nocosrto you. Clerkof this Court either before agdinsttheherein named indi- should be received at least 72 4600 press 0. at least 7 days
before your scheduled court Unless such certificates) EDDIE RICHOJR to heprovlsiqn of'cbrtin assis- serviceon Plaintiff'sattorneyor vidual Defendants who are hours in advance of the meet- before your scheduled court
appearance, or immediately shall be redeemed according All of the above property Is tance please contact the cir- Immediately thereafter oth- not known to be dead or allve, Ing ln order to allow time to appearance, or Immediately
upon receiving this notifica- to law, the property described located In Nassau County, In cult court at (904) 1321-709. erwise a default will be whether sad unknown parties. provide the requested serv- upon receiving this notifica-
tion if the time before the in such certificate or certifi- the State of Rorida. 2t07-27,08-03-2011 entered against you for the may claim an interest as ice. For more information,con- tion If the time before the,
scheduled appearance Is less cates iwill'be sold to the Unless such certificates) 9973 'relief demanded in the com- spouses, heirs; devisees; tact the Northeast Florida scheduled appearance Is less
than days; if you are heating Highest Bidder.dat the MAIN shall be redeemed according --- plaint. grantees.or other claimants, Regional Council at (904) 279- than 7 days; if you are hearing
or volce Impaired,call 711. ENTRANCE OF THE NASSAU to-law,the property described IN THE CIRCUIT COURT.FOR If you are a person with a dis- Defendant(s). 0880 between the hours of 8 or voice impaired,call 711.
4to7-13-20-27,08-03-2011 COUNTY JUDICIAL ANNEX, in such certificate orcertifl- NASSAU COUNYt FLORIDA abilitywhoneeds any accom- NOTICE OF a.m.-5 p.m.. Monday through 4t 7-27,08-03-10-17-2011
9937 76347 VyTERANS WAY, YULEE, cates will be sold to the PROBATE DIVISION modation In order to partlid- ,FORECLOSURE SALE Friday 9987
----- FL,on thel6th day of August, Highest Bidder at the MAIN FUe.No. 11-CP-136 pate In this proceeding, you NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN It 8-3-2011
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE "2011, between the hours of ENTRANCE OF THE NASSAU IN RE: ESTATE OF areentifled,atnocosttoyou, -pursuant to a Final Judgment 9990 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
FOURTH-JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The COUNTY JUDICIAL ANNEX, ROBERT PRATT WIGHT, JR. to the provision of certdn assis- of Foreclosure datedLJuly 15, ----- CITY COMMISSION
AND FOR Clerk of Court'sOffice Policy is 763'47 VETERANS WAY, YULEE, Deceased.. tance. Please contact the 2011 and entered in Case No. NOTICE OF APPLICATION CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH
NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA to hold the sale at 11:30 a.m. FL, on the 23rd day of August, NOTICE TO CREDITORS ADA Coordinator at crtln- 08-CA-251 of the Circuit Court FORTAXDEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
CIVIL DIVISION JOHN A CRAWFORD 2014, between the hours-of .The administration of the firstname.lastname@example.org or (904) 630-2564, for NASSAU County, Florida NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that that a Public Hearing is sched-
CASE NO: 09-00102 NASSAU COUNTY CLERKOF 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The estate of Robert Pratt Wight,Jr, at least 7 days before your wherein I wil sell to the highest- FIRST COAST INC uled for Tuesday, August 16;
THE BANK OF NEW-YORK MEL- .COURT Clerk of Court's Office Policy is deceased, whose' date of scheduled court appearance, bidder for cash on the 19th The holder of the following cer- 2011 at 6:00 PM In the City
LON TRUST COMPANY, NATION- BY: RHODA GOODWIN, to hold the sale at 11:30 a.m. death was May 7, 2011, Is or Immediately upon receipt day ofAugust,2011 at approx- tificate(s) has filed said certifl- Commission Chambers, 204
AL ASSOCIATION FKA THE DEPUTY.CLfRK JOHN A.CRAWFORD pending in the Circuit Court of this notification if the time Imately 11:30 a.m. at the en-: cate(s) for a tax deed to be Ash Street Fernandlna Beach,
BANK OF NEW YORK TRUST .If you are a person with dis- NASSAU COUNTY CLERK OF for Nassau County, Florida, before the scheduled trance to the Nassau County issued thereon.The certificate Florida to consider the follow-
COMPANY, N.A. AS TRUSTEE ability who needs any accom- COURT Probate Division, the address appearance Is less than 7 Judicial Annex at 76347 Vete- numbers) and year'of issu- ing application:
FOR RASC 2004KS2 modation In order'to partici- BY: RHODA GOODWIN, of which is 76347 Veterans days;. If you are hearing or rans WayYulee, Florida 32097, ance. the description of the ORDINANCE 2011-16
PLAINTIFF pate in this 'proceeding, you DEPUTY CLERK ,.. Way, Yulee, FL 32097. The voice Impaired, call 711. In accordance with Chapter property, and the name(s) in AN ORDINANCE OF THE
VS. are entitled,at no costto you, If you are-a person with dls- names and addresses of the WITNESS my hand and the 45, Florida Statues, the real which it is assessed are as fol- CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY
TIMOTHY C. WOLFE; HEATHER to the provision of certain assis-. ability who needs any accom- personal representative and seal of this Court this 15th day property described on at- lows: OF FERNANDINA BEACH
WOLFE; JEANNE SCOTT;. tance. Please contact the modation in order'to partfci- the persondi representative's of July,2011. tached Exhibit *A'as set forth File Number: 2011-015-TD AMENDING THE LAND PEVEL-
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ALBER- ADA Coordnator at (904) 548- pate In this proceeding, you attorney are set forth' below. John A. Crawford in sacd Find Judgment of Fore- Certificate Number: 2787 OPMENT CODE, CHAPTER 2,
TAJEANNESCOTT; UNKNOWN 4600 press 0, at least 7 days are entitled,atno costto you, All creditors of the' dece- As Clerk of the Court closure Against Defendants. Parcel Number: 56-3N-28-0000- SECTI5N 2.03.02 TABLE. OF
TENANT (S); UNKNOWN TEN- before your scheduled court to the provision of certdn assis- dent and otherpersons having By/s/ Pamela Jones Exhibit'A" 0004-0000 LAND USES AND CHAPTER 6,
ANT(S); IN POSSESSION OF THE appearance, or immediately tance..Please-, contact the claims or demands against As Deputy Clerk A PORTION OF SECTION 39, Year of Issuance: 2009 SECTION 6.02.17 SUPPLEMEN-
SUBJECT PROPERTY, upon receiving this notifica- ADA Coordnator at (904) 548- decedeht's estate on whom a 2t 07-27,08-03-2011 TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH, RANGE, Description of Property: GOV TAL STANDARDS FOR.OUTSIDE
DEFENDANT(S) tion If-the'time before the 4600'press 0, at least 7 days copy of this notice is required 9974 27 EAST, NASSAU COUNTY, LOT I & E 1/2 OF NE 1/4 OF SE SALES FACILITIES; PROVIDING
'RE-NOTICE OF scheduled appearance is less before your scheduled court to be served'must file their --FLORIDA. BEING MORE PAR- 1/4.PT OR 1123/1444 EX PT OF FOR SEVERABIUTY; AND PRO1
FORECLOSURE SALE than 7 days; if you are hearing appearance, or Immediately .clairiswith this court WITHIN IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TICULARLYDESCRIBE AS FOL- PIRATES WOO UNR INCL VIDING FOR AN' EFFECTIVE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN or voice impaired,call711. upon receiving this notifca THELATEROF 3 MONTHSAFTER FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT., IN LOWS: MARSHLANDS SEC 54-3N-28 DATE.
pursuant to An Order Resetting 4t 07-13-20-27,08-03-2011 tion if the time before the THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBU- ANDFOR FORA POINT OF REFERENCE' MARSHLAND Interested parties may ap-
ForeclosureSale datedthe15 9939 scheduledappearanc Is less CATIONOFTHISNOTICEOR30 NASSAUCOUNTY, FLORIDA COMMENCE AT THE MOST -Assessed To: DEEP WATER pearat.said hearing and be
day of July,201,1 and entered I ----- than 7 days: if you are hearing DAYS APTER THE DATE OFSER- CASE NO: 45-2009-CA- SOUTHERN CORNER OF SEC- PIRATESINC' heard as to the advisability of
in Case No. 09-00102, of the NOTICE OF APPUCATION or voice impaired, call 711. VICE OF A. COPY OF THIS 000501-AXXX-YX TION 39 AFORESAID: THENCE All of the above property is any action, which may be
Circuit Court of the 4TH FORTAX DEED 4t 07-20-27 & 08-03-10-2011 NOTICE ON THEM. THE BANK OF NEW YORK MEL- NORTH 43 DEGREES 19 MIN- located in Nassau County, in considered. Any persons with
Judicial Circuit in and for NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN 9962 All.other creditors of the' LON FKA THE BANK OF NEW UTES 20 SECONDS ,EAST the Stater of Florida. disabilities requiring accom-
Nassau County, Florida. that PLYMOUTH PARKTAXSER- -- decedent and persons hav- YORKASTRUSTEE FORTHE CER- ALONG THE SOUTHEASTEfRLY Unless such certificates) modations in order to partidi-
Wn.err.r, IHE BANr. OF NE W VICES LLC N C. NOTICE OF APPLICATION irg claims or derranc; agal x ii CATEHOLDERS CWALT 2005- UNE OF SAID SECTION, A DIS- "l-.llb-, rd..-m- .;.::.rdira pate in this program or activi-
TRUST COMPANY, N.A. AS issuedthereon.The certificate VICES LLC The holder of the DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA- GREGORY EAVES,ET AL ONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF est Bidder at the MAIN EN- Florida Relay Service at 1-800-
TRUSTEE FORRASC2004KS2.Is numbers) and year of.' following certificate(s)has tiled TION OF THIS.NOTICE. DEFENDANT(S) .593.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF TRANCE OF THE NASSAU 955-8771 at least 24 hours inr
the Plaintiff and TIMOTHY C. issuance, the description of said certiflcate(s) for a tax ALLCLAIMSNOTFILEDWITH- RE-NOTICEOF BEGINNING. COUNTY 'JUDICIAL ANNEX, advance to request such
WOLFE; HEATHER WOLFE; the property, and the name(s) deed to.beissued thereon. INTHETIME PERIODSSETFORTH FORECLOSURE SALE FROMTHEPOINT OFBEGIN- 76347 VETERANS WAY. YULEE, accommodation.
JEANNE SCOTT; UNKNOWN in which it is assessed are as The certificate numbers) and IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN NING THUS DESCRIBED RUN FL,on the 30TH day of August, IF ANY PERSON DECIDESTO
SPOUSE OF ALBERTA JEANNE follows: year of Issuance,the descrip- FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL pursuant to a Rnd Judgment THENCE NORTH'43 DEGREES 2011, between the hours of APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE
SCOT: UNKNOWN TENANT (S); File Number: 2011-011-TD tion of the property, and the BE FOREVER BARRED. of Foreclosure Sale dated July 19 MINUTES 20 SECONDS EAST, 11:00 a'm. and 2:00 p.m. The BY THE BOARD/COMMISSION
UNKNOWN TENANT (S); IN POS- Certificate Number: 99 names) in which it is assessed NOTWTHSIANDINGTHETIME 27; 2010 and entered in ase A DISTANCE OF 2163 FEET, Clerk of Court'sOffice Policy is WITH RESPECTTO ANYMAER
SESSION OF THE SUBJECT Parcel Number: 05-2S-23- are as follows: PERIODS SET'FORTH ABOVE, No.45-CA-000501-AXXX-YX MORE OR LESS, TO THE" to hold the sole at 11:30a.m. CONSIDERED AT SUCH HEAR-
PROPERiY,cre defendants.The 0000-0002-0060 File Number: 2011-012-TD ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) .0, of the Circuit Court of the APPROXIMATE EDGE OF THE JOHN A. CRAWFORD ING. S/HE WILL NEED TO EN-
Clerk of this Court shall sell to Year of Issuance: 2009 Certificate Number: 1929 YEARS OQR MORE AFTER THE Fourth Judicial Circuit In and MARSHLANDSTOA POINT DES- NASSAU COUNTY CLERK OF SURE THAT A VERBATIM RE-
the highest and best bidder Description of Property: PT Parcel Number: 44-2N-27- DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH for NASSAU County, Yulee, IGNATED AS REFERENCE POINT COURT CORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS
for cash AT 11:30 A.M. at the NWI/4OF NW1/4 OF SW1/4 0000-0005-0000 IS BARRED: Florida: THE BANK OF. NEW "A' FOR THIS DESCRIPTION: ;BY: CHERYL SALMON, DEPUTY .IS MADE, WHICH RECORD
MAIN ENTRANCE OF THE NAS- IN OR 615 PG,879 EX R/W OR Year of Issuance: 2009 The date of the.first publi- YORK MELLON, FKA THE BANK 'THENCE RETURNTOTHE POINT CLERK INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND
SAU COUNTY JUDICIAL ANNEX, 583/298 Description of Property: IN cation of this notice is July 27, OF NEWYORKASTRUSTEE FOR OF BEGINNING AND RUN If you are a person with dis- EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE
76347 VETERANSWAY,YULEE FL Assessed To: JON MARTIN OR 297/665 & OR 188/319 & 2011. THE' CERTIFICATEHOLDERS THENCE NORTH 46 DEGREES ability who needs )ny accom- APPEAL IS TO BE BASED.
32097 AT THE Nassau County LEVASSEUR OR 365/789 & OR 700/765 Attorney for'Personal CWALT 2005-34CB (hereafter 42 MINUTES 45 SECONDS WEST, modation In order to partici- Copies of the applications
Courthouse in Yulee, Florida; All of the above property is PARCELS 3-4 3-6 5 & 7 ESMT Representative "Plaintiff'"),ls Plaintiff and GRE- A DISTANCE OF 1186.75 FEET pate in this proceeding, you may be inspected In the office
at 11:30 a.m.on the 19 day of located In Nassau County, in PT OR 1457/951 EX R/W OR KENNETH EDELMAN GORY EAVES; MORTGAGE TO A POINT: THENCE NORTH 43 re entitled.at no'costto yo, of the City Clerk,City Hal,204
August, 2011, the following the State of Florida. 135/447 Attorney for Sara Wilkerson ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION DEGREES 30 MINUTES 00 SEC- to the provision of certain assis- Ash Street, between the hours
described property asset forth Unless such certificates) Assessed To: GLORIA 'Wight SYSTEMS, INC. ACTING-SOLELY ONDS EAST, A DISTANCE Of tance. Please contact the of 8:00 AM 5:00 PM,Monday
in said Final Judgment,to wit: shall be redeemed according THOMAS Florida Bar Number: 796689 AS NOMINEE FOR COUNTRY 2063.77 TO AN .IRON PIPE ADA Coordinator at (904) 548- through Friday. For Information
EXHIBIT'A' to law, the property described All of theabove property is One Boca Place WIDE HOME LOANS, INC.; THE- LOCATEDATTHE APPROXIMATE 4600 press 0, at least.7 days on the application, please
PART OF THE S.A. OGILVIE in such certificate or certifi- located In Nassau County, In' 2255 Glades Road,Sjute 337W GORDON BANK; AMELIA EDGE OF .MARSHLANDS;. before your scheduled court contact.the Staff of the City
ESTATE IN THE WILLIAM GIBSON cates will be sold to the High- the State of Forida. Boca Raton. FL 33431 LANDINGS PROPERTY OWNERS THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY appearance, or immediately Clerk's Office at 277-7305.
GRANT.SECTION 37,TOWNSHIP est Bidder at the MAIN EN- Unless such certificates) Telephone: (561) 395-0500 ASSOCIATION,INC.; SUNTRUST ALONG SAID APPROXIMATE upon receiving this notifica- It 08-03-2011
1 NORTH,RANGE25EAST,NAS- 'TRANCE OF. THE NASSAU shal be redeemed according Fax:(561)338-7532 "BANK, aredefendants.Iwillsell EDGE OF MARSHLANDS A DIS- tion if the time before the 9989
SAU COUNTY, FLORIDA, COUNTY JUDICIAL ANNEX, tolaw,thepropertydescribed E-mail: kedelmar@edelman- to the highest and best bid- TANCE OF 1190 FEET,MORE OR scheduled appearance is less -----
DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS; THE 76347 VETERANS WAY. YULEE, in such certificate or certifi- pa.com der for cash at the front LESS.TOREFERENCE POINT 'A" than 7 days; if you are hearing Notice Under Fictitious Name
SOUTH 150 FEET OF THE NORTH FL, on the 23rd day of August, cates will be sold to the Personal Representative entrance of the -Judicial AFOREMENTIONED AND THE or voice inipaired, call 711. Law"
300 FEET OF THE FOLLOWING 2011, between the hours of Highest Bidder at the MAIN : Sara Wilkerson Wight Annex, at 11:30 a.m., on the CLOSE OF THIS DESCRIPTION. 4t 7-27,08-10-17-2011 Pursuant to ectioi 865.09,
DESCRIBED LANDS: COM- 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The ENTRANCE OF THE NASSAU 421 Beachside Place 15th day of August, 2011, the SUBJECT TOA 66 FOOT WIDE 9986 Florida Statutes
MENCE AT THE INTERSECTION Clerk of Court's Office Policy Is COUNTY JUDICIAL ANNEX, Amelia Island, Florida 32034 following described property EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND NOTICE*IS HEREBY GIVEN
OF'THE NORTH LINE OF THE to hold the sale at 11:30 a.m. 76347 VETERANS WAY, YULEE, 2t 07-27,08-03-2011 as set forth 'In said Findl EGRESS RECORDED IN OFFI- NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING that the undersigned,desiring
LANDS DESCRIBED IN DEED JOHN A. CRAWFORD FL, on the 23rd day of August, 9970 Judgment,to wit: CIAL RECORDS BOOK 83, PAGE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT to engage in business under
BOOK 143, PAGE 98, OF THE NASSAU COUNTY CLERK OF 2011, between the hours.of -- -- UNIT 9-FAMEUA LANDINGS 171,PUBUC RECORDS OF SAID CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH the fictitious name of "Batch
PUBLIC RECORDS OF SAID 'COURT 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA II, A BEACH AND RACQUET NASSAU COUNTY. A Quasi-Judicial, Public 501" located at 1 South RFet-
NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA, BY: RHODA GOODWIN. Clerk of Court's Office Policy Is -,PROBATE DIVISION CLUB RESORT ON. AMELIA AND SUBJECT TO A 60.00 Hearing will be held by the cher Ave., in the County of
WITH THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY DEPUTY CLERK to hold the sale at 11:30 a.m. Fle No. 1 1-CP-145 IS2IAND, A CONDOMINIUM, FOOT EASEMENTFOR INGRESS Board of'Adjustment on Wed- Nassau,in the City of Fernan-
LINE OF STATE ROAD,NO. 115 If you are a person with dis- JOHN A. CRAWFORD Divlslori: PR-A ,. TOGETHER WITH AN UNDIVIDED AND EGRESS ALONG THE 'nesdayAugust 17,2011 at5:30 dina Beach. Florida 32034
AS ESTABUSHED FORA WIDTH ability who needs any accom- NASSAU COUNTY CLERIKOF IN RE: ESTATE OF INTEREST IN THE COMMON ELE- WESTERLY UNE SAID PROPER- PM in the City Commission intends to register the said
OF 100 FEET; THENCE EASTERLY modation in order to partidi- COURT LENA PEARL JOHNSON MENTS AS STATED IN THE DEC- TY LOCATED BETWEEN THE Chambers, 204 Ash Street, name with the Division of
ALONG THE SAID NOTHERLY pate in this proceeding, you BY: RHODA GOODWIN, Deceased. LARATION OF CONDOMINIUM SOUTHERLY LINE SAID PROPER- Fernandina Beach, Florida to Corporationsof the Florida De-
LINE OF THE LANDS DESCRIBED areentitledatnocosttoyou, DEPUTYCLERK NOTICETOCREDITORS APPURTENANT THERETO AS TY TO THE, AFOREMENTIONED consider the following appli- partmentofState.Tadlahassee,
IN DEED BOOK 143, PAGE 98, to the provision of certain assis- If you are a person with dis- The administration of the RECORDED INiI OFFICIAL EASEMENT DESCRIBED IN OFFI- cations: Florida.
772.17 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 10 stance. Please contact the ability who needs any ac- estate of Lena Pearl Johnson. RECORDS BOOK 407,AT PAGE CIAL RECORDS BOOK 83, PAGE VARIANCE Dated at Fernandina
DEGREES 17'30" EAST, 457.70 ADA Coordinator at (904) 548- commodationinordertopar- deceased, whose date of 599,PUBLIUCRECORDSOF,NAS- 171. WILLET R. SCHRAFT, 503 Beach. Florida, this 25th day
FEET TO THE POINT OF.BEGIN- 4600 press 0, at least 7 days .ticipateinthisproceedingyou death was.May 29, 2011, Is SAU-COUNTY, FLORIDA AND ANY PERSON CLAIMINGAN CROSSWINDDRIVE(BOA2011- of July.2011.
NING; THENCE CONTINUE before your scheduled court are entitled,atno cost to you, pending in the Circuit Court AMENDMENTS THERETO INTEREST INTHE SURPLUS FROM 25), VARIANCE REQUESTED Nicholas Fincher
SOUTH 10 DEGREES 17' 30" appearance, or immediately to the provision of certainassis- for Nassau County, Florida, IMPORTANT: In accordance THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN FROM SECTION 4.02.03.D REAR Batch 501
EAST.600FEET; THENCE NORTH .upon receiving this notifica- tance. Please contact the Probate Division, the address with the Americans with THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF YARD SETEBACK (Quasi-judcial) It 08-03-2011
79 DEGREES 42' 30' EAST 310 tion If the time before the ADA Coordnator at (904) 548- of which Is 76347 Veterans DisabililesAct. if you are a per- THE DATE OF US PENDENS MUST Copies of the applications 9992
FEET; THENCE NORTH 08 scheduled appearance is less 4600 press 0, at least 7 days Way,Suite456.Yulee, FL 32097. son with a dsability who needs FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) mriaybe inspected inthe office---
DEGREES 17' 30'WEST, 600.36 than 7 days; if you are hearing before your scheduled court The names and addresses of accommodation In order to DAYS AFTER THE SALE. of the Planning Department, NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
FEET; THENCE SOUTH 79 or voice impaired,call 711. appearance, or Immediately the personal representative participate in this proceeding, WITNESS MY HAND and the City Hall, 204 Ash Street, be- AI A Towing gives notice of
DEGREES42'30'WEST,331 FEET 4t 07-20-27,0803-10-2011 upon receiving this notifca- and the personal fepresenta- you are entitiedat no cost to sed of this Court this 20th day tween the hours of 7:30 AM foreclosure of lien and intentto
TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. 9960 tion if the time before the five's attorney are set forth you, to provision of cd'tain of July,2011. 5:00 PM, Monday through sell vehicles; pursuant to sub-
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN --- scheduled appearance is less below, assistance. Please contactthe John'A. Crawford Friday. For information on the section 713.78 of the Florida
INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE than 7 days; if you are hearing All creditors of the dece- Court Administrator at NAS- Clerk of the Circuit Court application, please contact Statutes.on08/17/2011,10:00
THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN or voice impdlred,;call 71 1. dent another personshaving SAU COUNTY COURTHOUSE, By: /s/Amanda Stearn the Staff of the Planning De- am At 86196 Overstreet Lane,
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF That pursuant to a Writ of 4t 07-20-27,08-03-10-2011 claims or demands against YULEEFL32097. Phone No..904- Deputy Clerk apartment at 277-7325. Yulee,FL.A1ATowing reserves
THE DATE OF THE US PENDES Execution issued in the County 9961 decedent's estate on whom a 548-4600 within 2 working days NOTICE Interested parties may ap- the right to accept or reject
MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 Court of Volusia County. Florida ----- copy of this notice is required of you receipt of this notice or If you are a person with a dis' pear at said hearing and be any and all bids.
DAYS AFTER THE SALE. on the 31st day of May, 2011, IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF to be served must file their pleading, abiltywhoneeds any occom- heard asto the advisability of 1997 Mercury VIN#,
Dated this 18th day of July, in the cause wherein MLH THE FOURTH JUDICIAL claims with this court WITHIN Dated this 18th day of July, modation in order to partici- any action, which may be 4M2DU52PXVUJ03286
2011. FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. by CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU THE LATER OF 3 MONTHSAFTER 2011. pate In this proceeding, you considered. Any persons with It 08-03-2011
John A. Crawford assignment from BANK OF COUNTY, FLORIDA THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLI- John A. Crawford areentitled.atnocosttoyou, disabilities requiring accom- 9993
Clerk of the Circuit Court AMERICA, NA (USA), the suc- CIVIL ACTION CATION OFTHIS NOTICE OR30 Clerk of "tne Circuit Court to the provision of certain assis- modations in order to partici- -----
By: /s/Tracy Poole cessor in interest to NCNB CASE NO.: DAYS AFTER THE TIME OF SER- By:/s/Tracy Poole tance. Please contact the pate in this program or activi- Notice Under Fictitflous Name
As Deputy Clerk NATIONAL BANKOF FLORIDA is 45-2009-CA-000310 VICE OF A COPY OF THIS As Deputy Cledk ADA Coordinator at (904)548- ty should contact 277-7305, Law
2f 7-27 & 8-03-2011 Pldintiff and ISAAC C.WIUAMS DIVISION: A NOTICE ON THEM. 2t 07-27,08-03-2011 4600 press 0, at least 7 days TI" 277-7399, (TTY number for Pursuant to Section 865.09,
9972 is the Defendant, being Case US BANK NA, AS TRUSTEE OF, All other creditors of the 9971 before your scheduled court adil City offices) or through the Florida Statutes
----- No. 91-0820-CC-12-8 in said GPMFT decedent and persons hav- -----appearance, or immediately Florida Relay Service at 1-800- NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
NOTICE OF APPUCATION Court. 2007-ARI, ing clams or demands against IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE upon receiving this notifica- 955-8771 at least 24 hours in that the undersigneddeslring
FOR TAX DEED ON THE 22nd DAY OF JUNE, Plaintiff. the decedent's estate must FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN tion if the time before the advance to request such to engage in business under
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN 2011 vs. file their cldaims with this court AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY, scheduled appearance is less accommodatihon, the fictitious name of "Paul
that PLYMOUTH PARKTAXSER- I.T.L'TOMMY*SEAGRAVES. RIPPJ. MIXON.ETAL, WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE .FLORIDA than 7 days; if you are hearing If any person decides to Clark Ford located at464046
VICES LLC The holder of the as Sheriff of Nassau County, Defendant(s). DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA- CIVIL DIVISION or voice impaired, cdil 711. apea anv decision made by State Rd 200.in the County of
following certificates) has filed Florida, have levied upon all NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED TION OF THIS NOTICE. CASE NO.: II-CA-69 2t 07-27,08-03-2011 the Board with respect to any Nassau, in the City of Yulee,
said certificates) for a tax the right, title and interest of FORECLOSURE SALE ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITH- DANIEL J. NICHOLS &JAMES P 9980 matter considered at such Florida 32097 intends to regis-
deed to be issued thereon. the above named defendant, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN IN THE TIME PERIODSSET FORTH DELORENZO, ----- hearing, s/he will need to en- ter the said name with the
The certificate numbers) and ISAAC C. WILUAMS, in and to pursuant to an Order IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE Plaintiff, NOTICE OF APPUCATION sure that a verbatim record of Division of Corporations of the
,year of issuance,the descrip- the following describedd prop- Rescheduling ForeclosureSale FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL vs. FOR TAX DEED the proceedings is made,. Florida Department of State,
tion of the property, and the erty, lying and situated in dated July 14, 2011 and BE FOREVER BARRED. BRAIN WHITAKER; CHERYL CAR- NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that which record includes the tes- Tdallahassee, Florida.
name(s) in which it is assessed Nassau County. Florida.to-wit: entered in'Case NO. 45-2009- NOTWITHSTANDINGTHE TIME LYLE; and HELEN BARNETT PLYMOUTH PARK TAX SERVICES timony and evidence upon Dated at Yulee. Floridathis
are as follows: 2004 FORD EXPLORER.VIN# CA-000310 of the Circuit Court PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, WHITAKER, LLC The holder of the following which the appeal is to be 27th day of July,2011.
File Number: 2011-009-TD 1FMZU64KX4UA07073 of the FOURTH Judicial Circuit ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) Defendants. certificates) has filed sdd cer- based. Paul Clark
Certificate Number: 2784 TAG #Y6QYW in and for NASSAU County, YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE NOTICE OF ACTION tificate(s) for a tax deed to be It 08-03-2011 Paul Clark Ford-Mercury, Inc.
Parcel Number: 50-3N-28- and on the 19th day of AU- Florida wherein. US BANK NA, DECEDENT'S DATE. OF DEATH TO: HELEN BARNETT WHITAKER issued thereon.The certificate 9994 It 08-03-2011
5280-0001-003A GUST, 2011, at the FRONT AS TRUSTEE OF GPMFT 2007- IS BARRED. Residence Unknown numbers) and year of ----- 9995
Year of Issuance: 2009 DOOR OF BUILDING 105 OF ART is the Plaintiff and RIPP J. The date of the first publi- Last Known Mailing Address: issuance, the description of NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE -----
Description of Property: PT THE NASSAU COUNTY SHERIFF'S MIXON; KIM MIXON: MORT- cation of this notice is July 8490 NW 14th Street the property, and the name(s) FIRST COAST PAINT & BODY NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
OF OR 316 PG 134 PT OF LOT OFFICE,(building 105 is on the GAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRA- 27.2011. Pembroke pines, Florida 33024- in which it is assessed are as gives Notice of Foreclosure of BILL'S TOWING gives Notice
1 GLENWOOD SUB PB 1/1 right when you enter the Nas- TION SYSTEMS, INCORPORAT- Attorney for Personal 4970 follows: Lien and intent to sell these of Foreclosure of Uen and
Assessed To: DEBORAH sau County Sheriffs 'Office ED. AS NOMINEE FOR Representative Current Residence Unknown File Number: 2011-014-TD vehicles on 08/17/2011. 11 00 intent to sell these vehicles on
MCRAE L/E.ZACHERY MCRAE parking lot from SR 200) LO- COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS Robert M.'Morgan & CORY JONES Certificate Number: 3635 m at 474361 E STATE ROAD 200 08/19/2011,8:30 am at 425 S
All of the above property is GATED AT 76001 BOBBY SERVICING, LP; are the Associates. PA Residence Unknown Parcel Number: FERNANDINA BEACH,FL 32034- 8TH ST FERNANDINA. FL 32034-
located in Nassau County, in MOORE CIRCLE,in the City of Defendants, The Clerk of the Florida Bar No. 0511160 Last Known Mailing Address: 00-00-31-1800-0232-09A2 0801, pursuant to subsection 3609, pursuant to subsection
the State of Florida. Yulee, Nassau County. Florida. Court will sell to the highest 12428 San Jose Blvd. Suite 1 Unknown Year of Issuance: 2009 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. 713.78 of the Florida Statutes.
Unless such certificates) at the hour of 10:00 A.M.. or and best bidder for cash at Jacksonville. Florida 32223 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Description of Property: FIRST COAST PAINT & BODY BILL'S TOWING reserves the
shdall be redeemed according as soon possible thereafter, I NASSAU JUDICIAL ANNEX, Telephone: (904) 854-0410 action to foreclosure of mort- BLOCK232 N28 FT OF SUB BOF reserves to right to accept or right to accept or reject any
to law, the property described will offer for sale all the defen- 76347 VETERAN'S WAY, YULEE. Fax: (904) 854-0414 gage on the following prop- LOT 9 &S 29 FTOF SUBA OF 9 reject any and/or all bids. and/or all bids.
in such certificate or certifi- dant's right,title and interest in FLORIDA at 11:30AM, on the Personal Representative erty in Nassau County, Florida: IN CR 350 PG 674 CITY OF 1G3HN54C8M1811499 1991 KMHVF24N8VU408408 1997
cates will be sold to the said property at public outcry 19th day of August, 2011, the Watson P Johnson All that certain piece, par- FDNA BEACH OLDSMOBILE HYUNDAI
Highest Bidder at the MAIN and will sell the same,subject following described property 86145 Montauk Drive cel or tract of a clnd lying and Assessed To: LUVISA HUNT EST, 2B7JB21Y9WK109319 1998 It 08-03-2011
ENTRANCE OF THE NASSAU to dall priorliens.encurrbrances as set forth in said Final Fernandina Beach, Florida being in the County of Nassau ANDERSON HUNT LUVISA HUNT DODGE 9997
COUNTY JUDICIAL ANNEX, and judgments, if any, to the Judgment: 32034 andthe State of Florida known All of the above property is It 8-3-2011 ----
76347 VETERANS WAY, YULEE, highest and best bidder or bid- APORTION OF SECTION 32, 2t 07-27,08-03-2011 and described as follows: located In Nassau County, in 9991
FL, on the 16th day of August, ders for CASH IN HAND, Ihe TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH, RANGE 9979 Lot nine (9), Block eleven the State of Florida ----- Deadline is noon Fridays
PEOPLE & PLACES
WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 3. 2011
vS-LEADER / FERNANDINA BEACH. FL
Hot seems to be the hot word
these days. Searing temperatures
everywhere. Amazing that it has
been cooler in Florida than many
places in the rest of the country.
Folks with young children depend
on swimming pools to entertain and
cool their youngsters.
My oldest son in Washington,
D.C., recently reported that the com-
munity pool was closed because the
temperatures were expected to be
over 100. Too hot for the swimming
These are the dog days for sure.
Why "dog days"? My questioning of
our two panting Yorkies did not yield
any response. So Google time once
Officially; dog days are July 3 to
Aug. 11. It goes back to times when
l the dog days of
our skies were not comfort of the air-conditioned
full of artificial light spaces we treasure. Whoever invent-
; and smog and the ed air conditioning, I think I love
Stars shone bright you. The evolution of the cooling of
i People would gaze air goes all the way back to those
heavenward and clever Romans. Water from aque-
connect the dots, or duct systems was circulated through
Sthe stars in this the walls of their homes. The history.
case. The constella- of air conditioning even has some
tions we are famil- ties to Florida.
FROM iar with include Modern air conditioning
THE bears, bulls and, emerged from advances in chem-
PORCH yes, dogs. The istry in the 19th century. In 1842,
brightest of the Florida physician John Gorrie used
stars is Canis Major compressor technology to create ice
Dickie the big dog. It that he used to cool his patients in
Anderson actually rises and Apalachicola. His vision? To cool
sets with the sun. entire buildings. He was granted a
Romans thought it created heat on patent in 1851, but was unable to
Earth. develop his machine. He died impov-
Dog days beg retreat into the erished and the idea of air condition-
summer are here
ing faded away for 50 years. Willis
Haviland Carrier designed and built
the first air conditioner in 1902.
Thank you Willis!
So the dog days are ticking by.
Each day more hot and humid than
the one before. It takes just a few
seconds to dampen up when you
step out the door. Many changes of
clothes are in order and the hard-
working washer and dryer are rarely
idle. Each hot, steamy day one can
depend on the sheer drama of the
late afternoon clouds that soar high-
er and higher sometimes growing
ominously dark. Will they or won't
they dump rain on our little piece of
Overheating is a problem for
those who do not have the pleasure
of air conditioners or spend time out-
side. They say men sweat and
women glisten. This girl sweats! It.
does not take long for me to drip
great quantities on a hot day. No
amount of intake of liquids seems to
make a difference. So the Big Guy
and I are in and out of the house
often as we do our yard work and
battle the evil dollarweed. The dol-
larweed seems to love the heat and
This too will pass and before we
know it, everyone will be grumbling
about how cold it is. The weather?
What would we have to talk about
Dickie Andersqn welcomes your
comments. Books are available at
local book and gift stores or online at
C MI T nI Ii
Ele Colbor scholar
Emma Coombs, a 2011
Fernandina Beach High
School graduate, is the
recipient of the Ele
Scholarship. The scholar-
ship was announced at the
FBHS Senior Awards
Program in May. The late
Ele Colborn served as
chairlady of the Peck
Liaison Committee for the
city of Fernandina Beach'
for several years.
At right with Coombs is
past chairlady Roberta
Healey, who presented the
scholarship on behalf of
the formerly organized
Peck liaison Committee.
Recently, Fernandina Beach Rotary Club President Shannon Brown awarded Paul
Harris Fellowships to two members for their financial contributions to the Rotary
Foundation: Rick Keffer and State Rep. Janet Adkins, above from left. After the presen-
tation, Adkins went on to give club members an update on Florida's 113th legislative
session, which concluded in May. Adkins noted that legislators worked on balancing
the budget, as required by the state's constitution, without raising taxes. She also out-
lined other issues tackled during the session, including the fight not to privatize
Northeast Florida State Hospital, ongoing Medicaid reform and several issues related
to K-12 education. She closed by discussing her work on the Redistricting and
Reapportionment Committee. The Fernandina Beach Rotary Club meets each
Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Florida House Inn on South Third Street.
Fernandina Beach Rotary
Club President Shannon
Brown welcomes Art
Shuster of the Amelia Island
Sunrise Rotary Club, right,
who provided an update on
the Canaan Orphanage in
Haiti. In 2010, both clubs
joined with the Rotary clubs
of North Jacksonville,
Arlington and East Arlington
to secure a $15,000 grant
from the Rotary Foundation
to assist the Canaan
Orphanage in providing
clean drinking water for its
children. Each club con-
tributed funds toward the
grant and work has gone
forward on providing a new
well for the facility. Founded
in 2001 on 90 acres near
Cap Haitien, the orphanage
provides a safe haven for
the 70 to 100 orphans, a
school and medical facili- SUBMITIED
ties all desperately need-
ed since the earthquake devastated that area. The local coalition is working closely
with Cross International and other non-governmental organizations to address the
needs of the orphanage and plans to take on additional projects to improve the health
and wellbeing of the children and families it helps.
Amelia Arts Academy
presented the mini-musi-
cal "How to Be a Pirate in
Seven Easy Songs" inside
the Peck Center's Ashley
Auditorium .oh July 22. !;,.
The ,Greg Gilpin produc- .*
tion, a whimsical look at
pirates in training, intro-
duced youngsters to cre-
ative dramatics using a
reader's theater format.
Academy staff, including
drama and music instruc-
tor Nanette Autry, with
costumes by Amanda
Orbich, produced the
show in five days, culmi-
nating the"performing arts
camp, one of several
camps the academy offers
during the summer, for
children ages four through
Top, pirate recruit
Hamp Dowling appears
too tired for swashbuck-
Middle left, pirate first
mate Lindsey Bird holds
up a major piece of pirate,
paraphernalia, the treas-
Bottom left, a jubilant
pirate captain, Ian Head,
The Council on Aging of Nassau County has been awarded $50,000 for its Meals on
Wheels program, which will help offset the shortfall from funding cuts. The award
will help reduce the waiting list to feed needy seniors. Fernandina Walmart store
manager Robby Mullins said, "We are pleased to help the COA and its volunteers
who cheerfully respond to those in need." Walmart Foundation's Florida State
Giving Program awarded 19 nonprofit organizations that make a difference in the
communities they serve. From left, above, are John Johnson, Yulee Walmart store
manager; Robby Mullins, Fernandina Walmart store manager; Gail Morgan, Darrell
Heun and Fran Shea, COA board; Ken Willette, former COA executive director; Jan
Carver, Allen Lennon and Mary Pitcher, COA board.
WEDNESDAY. ALUGST 3.2011 AROUND TOWN News-Leader
Winter Park Honey is
introducing a new, all season,
all U.S. allergy honey. The
Allergy Bee Gone honey con-
tains honey from all over the
U.S. with bits of pollen from
all of the plants that bother
allergy sufferers all year
along. It's Winter Park
Honey's attempt to make it
simple. Because many cus-
tomers come to the market
from all over the U.S., taking
a tablespoon of honey a day
all year long will work for
nearly everyone, no matter
what part of the country
Winter Park Honey is a
small, family owned company
dedicated to helping bees
make the finest honey avail-
able. The award-winning
honey from its apiary is pro-
duced, unheated and totally
unprocessed. It's like eating
honey right out of the comb!
With hives located through-
out Orlando, Winter Garden
and Central Florida, the bees
are never treated with pesti-
cides or given antibiotics. A
large selection of gourmet
varietal honey as well as
Orange Blossom, Blackberry,
Blueberry, Avocado, Key
Lime, Gallberry, Lavender,
Orange Cinnamon and the
local wildflower honey are
also available at the market.
Also at the market on
Saturday will be Gabriela's
Tamales and Olive My Pickle.
The Booth With A Cause pro-
gram will also host Amelia
Nassau Humane Society
now has a drop box at
Amelia Island Self Storage,
located behind Ace Hard-
ware at 2641 Bailey Road,
Fernandina Beach. The shel-
ter is always in need of dog
and cat food, dried and
canned, as well as treats for
the animals and Cat litter.
Your donations will be used
for the homeless animals as
well as its food bank that
serves those families in our
community who are strug-
gling to make ends meet.
The next Yappy Hour will
be held from 6-8 p.m. today
at The Falcon's Nest at Omni
Amelia Island Plantation..
Donations for RAIN (Rescu-
ing Animals in Nassau) are
accepted at all Yappy Hours
(pet-friendly happy hours).
For more information about
Yappy Hour, call Bark'
Avenue at (904) 613-3440.
Join Nassau Humane
Society and the American
Cancer Society Relay for Life
of Fernandina Beach/Yulee
for a Splash Bash Tennis Ball
Extravaganza at the NHS
Dog Park (across from the
Fernandina Beach airport)
on Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. Each
$10 ticket represents a num-
bered tennis ball that will be
thrown into the dog park
pool. Katy, a golden retriever,
will retrieve two balls. Half of
the event proceeds benefit
NHS and Relay for Life. Two
winners will divide the other
half equally. Appetizers, wine
and beer will be available.
Insurance prohibits dogs
at social events, so please
leave your best friend at
home. Tickets are on sale at
Prosperity Bank, First
Federal Bank of Florida,
NHS Dog Park, Redbones
Dog Bakery and www.nas-
Phone Sandy Balzer at 491-
6146 for information.
Nassau Humane Society
will hold its next Flea and
Tick Garage Sale on Aug. 19
and 20, replacing the Paw
Prints Book Sale.The sale
will include lots of books.
NHS appreciates your
donations for these sales
year-round, including books,
artwork, antiques, house-
hold, decorating and garden-
ing items, toys and furniture
-just about anything except
fdr clothing and computers.
Drop off items at the NHS
Dog Park from 9 a.m.-7-p.m.
Monday-Saturday and 10
a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Closed
Tuesday. Every cent
earned supports the care of
the animals at the shelter.
Contact Penny Landregan at
277-1152 with questions.
Mayor Susan Steger has
proclaimed August as
Homeless Animals Month in
Allergy Bee Gone honey by Winter Park Honey will be
at the Fernandina Farmers Market on Saturday, along
with its other award-winning varieties.
Island Montessori School on
Saturday, where information
and educational materials will
To sign up for the E-Mail
Newsletter, go to www.fer-
Fernandina Farmers Market
is open every Saturday from
9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Seventh and
Centre streets, featuring
farm-fresh produce as well as
organic products and special-
ty foods and a wide variety of
specialty tropical and land-
scaping plants. No pets,
please. Call 491-4872 or visit
ket.com. Visit www.amelia-
garden.com for information
about the 2012 Amelia Island
Garden Show on March 3
Florida sea turtles
Join a park ranger and
learn about the lifecycle of
the sea turtle and the impor-
tance of these creatures on
Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. at the multi-
use trail pavilion located at
the south beach area on Little
Talbot Island. No reserva-
tions are necessary and the
program is free with regular
park admission. For informa-
tion contact the ranger sta-
tion at (904) 251-2320.
The public is invited to the.
10th anniversary rededica-
tion ceremony of the Howard
Gilman Memorial Park in
downtown St. Marys, Ga;,
and the plaque dedication for
the waterfront amphitheater
at 10 a.m. on Aug. 6.
There will be brief
remarks by St. Mays' Mayor
Bill DeLoughy in honor of
the park and those who
helped the project come to
Fernandina Beach. At this
time rescue groups and shel-
ters are filled with many cats
and dogs that need a second
chance. Please consider
adding a new pet to your
home they will bring you
joy and love.
Cats Angels will com-
Homeless Animals Day on
Aug. 20 with its annual Walk
and Vigil. The walk begins at
6 p.m. at the Central Park
gazebo and concludes with a':
candlelight vigil. Everyone is
welcome. Visit www.isaron-
line.org for more information
on International Homeless
Animals Day and the events
taking place around the
world to commemorate this
day. Spay and neuter the
responsible solution to ani-
The River City Commu-
nity Animal Hospital, a
mobile veterinary service,
will host a low-cost spay/
neuter day.on Aug. 31 at
Petco in Yulee. Services are
offered by appointment only.
For information visit
www.rccah.org or call (904)
733-8123. The nonprofit pro-
gram provides affordable
spay and neuter and other
services, from vaccines to
microchips to blood tests.
The last spay/neuter day
was held June 28 and the
organization hopes to make
it a monthly event.
Bark for Life
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
walk to downtown
Fernandina Beach and back
begins at 9:15 a.m. Pre-regis-
tration fee is $10 per dog.
Late registration fee is $15.
Each dog receives a goodie
bag, and Bark for Life ban-
Register at the Nassau
Humane Society Dog Park,
Redbones Dog Bakery or at
om. Contact Sandy Balzer at
491-6146 with questions.
Cats Angels will hold its
fourth annual "Rescue Me"
fundraiser on Oct. 16 frori 5-
8 p.m. at Kelley's
Warehouse. There will be
food, a silent auction and
entertainment by The
Macy's. Ticket prices and
details to be announced. Cats
Angels is a 501(3) (c) charity
and is supported by volun-
teers, grants, private dona-
tions and fundraising. Cats
Angels receives no govern-
ment funding. For more
information about Cats
Angels visit www.catsan-
One Book events
The Fernandina Beach
library and local businesses
are partnering for a literary
scavenger hunt through
Sept 5 as part of the One
Book, One Community pro-
gram. Read this year's selec-
tion, Clara & Mr Tiffany by
Susan Vreeland, and join in
the scavenger hunt as anoth-
er way to explore this work
of fiction. Pick up your
answer sheet at the
Fernandina library, 25 N,.
Fourth St., and visit the local.
merchants listed on the back
to pick up your clues. Return
the completed sheet to the
library. All correct answer
sheets will be entered in a
drawing. First prize is a tick-
et for the Morse Museum of
American Art bus tour Sept.
29. Second prize is a book on
Tiffany art and third prize is
a gift certificate from Books
Plus and 24 postcards depict-
ing Tiffany stained glass.
Friends of the Fernandina
SBeach Branch Library will
explore Clara & Mr 7iffany
with a bus tour to the Morse
Museum of American Art in
Winter Park on Sept. 29.
Author Susan Vreeland did
much of her research for the
book at the museum. Enjoy a
one-hour docent led tour
and lunch (available for pur-
chase) at the Paris Bistro
enue.com). The bus will
leave at 7:15 a.m. from the
James S. Page Governmental
Complex, 96135 Nassau
Place, Yulee and return by 5
p.m. Tickets are $38.
Deadline is Sept. 12. Call
277-7365 or stop by the
library at 25 N. Fourth St.
Ben Walker will sign his
historical novel, Winds of the
South, as well as his
romance novel Sentimental
Music from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
today at Books Plus, 107
Centre St. On Aug. 4 Annette
Myers will sign her historical
novels, The Big Sand Dune
and Shrinking Sands ofan
African American Beach,
from 1-3 p.m. On Aug. 6,
Chuck Barrett will sign his
mystery, The Savannah
Project, from 2-6 p.m. On
Aug. 7, national author
Darlene Marshall will sign
her romance novels, The
Bride and the Buccaneer and
Sea Change, from 1-5 p.m.
The Books Plus Book
Club meets at 7 p.m. Aug. 9
at the store, 107 Centre St.,
and is reading Mrs. Darcy
and the Blue Eyed Stranger
by Lee Smith. Members and
the public are invited. For
information call 261-0303.
The Book Loft, 214
Centre St., Fernandina
Beach, announces "Kids
Story Time" Thursdays at 4
p.m. and Saturdays at 11 a.m.
fruition. The St Marys
Waterfront Theater Group
provided the amphitheater
roof, which has been a much-
welcomed addition that has
added an architectural inter-
est to the waterfront shore-
Among St Marys' many
spectacular settings is this
beautiful park where old-fash-
ioned wooden swings hang
overlooking the sights and
sounds of the St. Marys
River. Residents and visitors
alike have enjoyed a decade
of simple strolls through the
park, casual and elegant wed-
dings, and other special
events that include the ongo-
ing Starry Nights Series host-
ed in the park each summer.
For more information con-
tact Deborah Walker-Reed at
On Aug. 10 from 10-11
a.m. Master Gardeners Joe
Smith and Norm Pineault will
conduct a Landscape Matters
class on vegetable gardening
at the James S. Page
Governmental Complex on
Nassau Place in Yulee,
Conference Room A. The ses-
sion will review seasonal gar-
dening for vegetables, includ-
ing seeds and "starter"
plants, container gardening
as well as what vegetables to
grow during different sea-
The session is free and
open to the public. For infor-
mation visit http://nassau.
with the "Children's Story
Lady." Bring your little ones.
On Aug. 13 at The Book
Loft, Annette Myers will sign
her books from 11 a.m.-3
p.m. On Aug. 14, Lt. Bill
Leeper will sign his book,
Highway of Horror, from 11
a.m.-3 p.m. On Aug. 27 Gail
Dugger will sign her books
about Peter the Pelican from.
11 am.-3 p.m.
The Amelia Island
Museum of History, invites
you to Story Time at the
museum. Looking for some-
thing to do on Saturdays
with the kids? Bring them to
the museum for some read-
ing and fun. Beginning Aug.
6 and taking place at 10:30
a.m. every first and third
Saturday of the month, the
program will feature a differ-
ent story geared toward 5- to
8-year-olds. This program is
free and open to the public.
For information contact Alex
at 261-7378, ext. 102.
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. The public is invit-
ed. Persons with disabilities
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.
As part of its Civil War
Series, the Amelia Island
Museum of History will pres-
ent a lecture by Adam
Goodheart, author of the
bestselling book, 1861: The
Civil War Awakening, at the
Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center, Fernandina Beach,
Sept. 10 at 4 p.m.
This event is sponsored
by John Hudson with
Raymond James & Associa-
tes as a prelude to the muse-
um's "Florida in the Civil
War" exhibition, opening in
October. Goodheart will sign
copies of his book after the
lecture and at the Book Loft,
214 Centre St, from 10 am.
to noon Sept. 10.
Tickets are $25 for mem-
bers; $30 for non-members;
and $15 for youth under 19,
at the museum, 233 S. Third
St. For information call 261-
7378, ext 102, visit ameliamu-
seum.org or Facebook.
Nassau County Athena
Caf6 presents Weight Loss
for Women: What Works?
with Dr. Linda Banister on
Sept. 22 from noon-1 p.m. at
the Amelia Island Museum
of History conference room,
233 S. Third St.
This program is free and
open to the public. Brown-
baggers are welcome. For
information call the Fernan-
dina branch at 277-7365.
Domino has a big smile on
her face because Mayor
Susan Steger has proclaimed
August as Homeless Animals
Month in Fernandina Beach.
Domino and the other kitties
at the Cats Angels Adoption
Center are hoping it means
families will want to give a for-
ever home to many of them
this month. Domino is a four-
month- old kitten who is as
sweet as she can be. Domino
is just one of the kittens we
have available for adoption
now. All have been spayed or
neutered, screened, vaccinat-
ed and are waiting to give you
Cats Angels graciously
accepts donations for its Thrift
Store and Adoption Center
during normal business
hours. Please bring used
books, clean household
goods, furniture, decorations
and appliances ti working
order. The cats are grateful
for donations of clay litter
(non-clumping), dry and
canned cat food (especially
canned kitten food), bleach,
laundry detergent and paper
towels. Cats Angels also recy-
Buddy is a Weimaraner-.
Shepherd mix who's very
friendly and loves attention.
He was adopted as a puppy
and lived with a loving family
for five years, but they had to
move and couldn't take him
along. He's housetrained and
knows commands, is good
with people and is accustomed
to being an inside dog. He's
very intelligent and active, so
it'd be good if he had a back
yard to play in. (Or our NHS
Dog Park next door you get
a free month's membership if
you adopt Buddy or any of our
great dogs.) Buddy also likes
to go for walks or runs. He'
really wants to please you and
be your best friend! Please
come make Buddy your
If you've been thinking
about adopting a kitten, now is
the perfect time! We have lots
of kittens who now are ready
for their forever homes. The
cutie you see here is Joplin, a
Short Hair mix. Her sister
Janis is also ready for a new
loving home, along with JJ.,
cles aluminum from the bin in
its parking lot. Cats Angels
Thrift Store and Adoption
Center is open Monday-
Saturday from 11 a.m. till 5
p.m. Visit www.catsangels.
cor for more information
about the organization and its
work in the community.
Please have animals in
Your care spayed and
neutered it's the responsible
solution to pet overpopulation.
Visit www.catsangels.com or
call 321-2267 for more infor-
Alexander and several others
- with different color patterns
and breeds to choose from.
Our adoptable kittens have
been spayed or neutered and
are full of playfulness and
love! Please come see! Our
adoption center is at 671
Airport Road, across from the
Fernandina Beach city air-
port, 321-1647, adoptnhs@
yahoo.com. Hours are 11:30
a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11
am..-4 p.ri. Saturday.
Mark your calendar now
for NHS's semi-annual Flea &
Tick Garage Sale, Friday, Aug.
19 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.,
and Saturday, Aug. 20 from
7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the
Fernandina Beach airport
hangar. Lots of books, house-
'hold items, antiques, furni-
ture, artwork, gardening and
decorating items and more
will be available, and all pro-
ceeds benefit the homeless
animals! If you have an item
you'd like to donate for the
sale, please drop it off at the
NHS Dog Park on Airport
Road, open daily except
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Rolo, the eight-week-old
Chocolate Lab pup, takes a
swim ii the cool pond at
RAIN Humane Society after a
hot day of play with his
friends. Rolo, who weighs
only about 61 pounds, fol-
lowed the big dogs right into
the water and began to swim
immediately, and even chase
after the tennis balls that
were floating on the top of the
water. Rolo knows how to stay
cool in these hot, dog days of'
summer. To inquire about
adopting Rolo or any of his
RAIN friends, please contact
RAIN at (904) 879-5861 or
visit the website at rainhu-
RAIN is always in need of
donations for its resale store,
which is located in the Harris
Teeter Shopping Center.
Drop merchandise off
Wednesday-Saturday from 10
a.m.-5 p.m. Proceeds from the
resale store help support the
needs of the animals at the
RAIN shelter and the organi-
zation's many community out-
'BBQ & Bluegrass' Sept. 17
RAIN Humane Society will
hold its second annual BBQ &
Bluegrass on Sept 17 from 5-8
p.m., hosted by Cotton-Eyed
Joes. A $10 donation includes
barbecue dinner with dessert,
iced tea and music and danc-
ing. Full cash bar will be avail-
able through Cotton-Eyed Joes,
and a silent auction is planned.
RAIN's signature wine with the
2011 Mardi Paws winners on
the label will be available for a
$20 donation. Enjoy the moun-
tain music of local banjo playing
veterinarian Dr. Jim O'Brien and
his hillbilly band of pickers and
grinners. Tickets will be sold at
the door the day of the event.
Take-out will be available.
SRAIN estimates more than
1,000 animals will benefit this
year from its RAIN Train pro-
gram, with the majority coming
from Nassau County Animal
HOME & GARDEN BRIEFS
NASSAU HUMANE SOCIETY
Amelia Community Theatre
will present "The Cocktail
Hour" at 8 p.m. Aug. 4-6, 11-13
and 18-20, with a matinee per-
formance on Aug. 14 at 2 p.m.
The confrontations that take
place in this comedy during
the ritual cocktail hour are both
poignant as an
adult son tells
his family he
has written a
are $20 for
adults and $10 for students
(includes college). Call 261-
6749 or visit www.ameliacom-
To celebrate the end of its
30th anniversary season, ACT
is offering a ticket promotion
for anyone bom in 1981, the
year ACT was founded: pur-
chase one adult ticket and
receive one free for 'The
Cocktail Hour" by calling or vis-
iting the box office at 207
To tie in with the cocktail
hour theme, there will be a
"happy hour" from 7-8 p.m. of
each evening performance,
except opening night, which
has an opening night party. A
specialty martini, sponsored by
The Palace Saloon, will be
available for purchase, in addi-
tion to the regular beverage
Peck High reunion
The Peck High School
Reunion will be held Aug. 5-7
in Fernandina Beach. A picnic
will be on the grounds of the
Peck Center (formerly Peck
High School) on Friday at 2
p.m. Registration will open at
noon. A banquet will be held
on Saturday at The Crowne
Plaza Jacksonville Airport on
Duval Road at 6 p.m. Howard
Kennedy, a Peck graduate, will
be the speaker. A "Farewell"
will be hosted at the Peck
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15. Elegant sitting
16. Based on num-
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18. Devoutly reli-
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24. Suite cleaner
25. Beaver con-
28. Tangerine and
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40. Cannonballs to
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Center in the Willie Mae
Hardy Ashley Auditorium on
Sunday at 2 p.m. The Peck
Center is located at 516 South
10th St. Email
'Come Together Day" will
be held Aug. 6 from 11 a.m.-2
p.m., rain or shine, at the
Family Entertainment Center,
1852 Sadler Road (across
from the post office). Enjoy
entertainment by the Callahan
City Wide Male Choir, First
Presbyterian Praise Band,
Macedonia Men, Prince of
Peace Praise Band and Exer
Robinson, games, an auction,
food and prizes. Everyone
welcome. Admission is free.
Food will be sold outside, with
entertainment inside. Vendors
welcome. Call 310-6377 for
The second annual Amelia
Island SunSplash music festi-
val will be held Aug. 6-7, fea-
turing rock, jazz, reggae, funk,
blues and more all free at
the beach at Sadler Road and
Fletcher Avenue. Bands
include Klob, Charlie Crews,
Hupp and Roy, The
Resolvers, Spred the Dub and
more. DJs are Prez Cricket
and Megotron. A Kids Zone
will offer face painting, arts
and crafts, giant bubble pool,
sand castle contest, rock star
makeovers and a watermelon
eating contest. Music starts at
11 a.m. Saturday and 11:30
a.m. Sunday. Free parking at
the Days Inn, 2707 Sadler
Road, and Kmart, 1525
Sadler Road. Visit www.aisun-
The public is invited to play
bingo every Thursday night at
American Legion Post 54; 626
S. Third St., Femandina
Beach, in the large smoke-
free meeting hall. Doors open'
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50. "All's well that
52. Late Kennedy
53. SAT, e.g.
55. You owe who?
57. Has paleness
60. *America's rank
64. Tropical fruit
67. 1/100th of
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70. German surre-
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2. Foot curve
3. *Spiderman got
his powers after
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6. Opposite of geek
in high school?
7. "Anna Karenina"
8. Smell of baking
9. Jack and Jill went
to fetch this
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11. High in decibels
12. Half the width of
15. *It bit Peter
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29. Master of castle
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Follow Callahan's tracks
The Amelia Island Museum of History invites you to its
next 3rd Friday on 3rd Street on Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. featuring
John Hendricks from the West Nassau Historical Society.
Travel back to the mid 1880s during the heyday of the iron
horse as you follow the tracks of Daniel Callahan, the little
known yet charismatic Irish American railroad contractor-
and builder. They journey begins in the late 1840s when
Callahan was a young teen arriving with the first wave of
Irish immigrants escaping the devastating potato famine.
Hear the highlights of his prolific 45-year career, including the
untimely death of his partner in Cincinnati, his heroism in
, Savannah, his near fatal injury in Atlanta and the tragic death
of his close friend in New York. Special focus will be on
Callahan's stint in Nassau County as he arrives in Fernandina
to begin construction of Florida's first cross peninsular rail-
road. Yet what begins in 1855 as a momentous occasion full
of hope ends with a disheartened Callahan and company
leaving behind an unfinished railroad four years later.
at 6 p.m. and Early Bird
Games start at 6:10 p.m., with
regular play at 6:30 p.m.
The bingo session is nine
games for $20, with multiple
jackpots being paid out.
Refreshments are available.
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sorecdby the legion.
Adult classes for August at
the Island Art Association
Education Center, 18 N.
Second St., include Drop in
Art by Georganna, every
Wednesday from 10 a.m.-
noon. Call Georganna for
information at 556-5724 or
Thursday Morning Painters
meet from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Contact Gretchen Williams at
491-3171 or gretchwi@com-
dast.net. Exploring Color in
Painting, acrylics and oils, will
meet Aug. 22, 23 and 26 from
9 a.m.-noon. Contact Sharon
Haffey at 310-9194 or (404)
Sounds on Centre
Sounds on Centre pres-
ents Touch of Gray on Aug. 5.
The monthly outdoor con-
certs, sponsored by the
Historic Fernandina Business
Association, are free to the
public and held on Centre
Street between Front and
Second streets from 6-8 p.m.
Bring a chair and your danc-
ing shoes. For information,
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to volunteer contact Loren
Lum at 321-1605 or loren-
Seniors vs. Crime
The local office of Seniors
vs. Crime'will hold an
"Information and Get to Know"
at Publix on Sadler Road,
Feinandina Beach, on Aug. 6
from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The vol-
unteers will hand out litera-
ture, answer questions and
inform the public about this
active group working to help
seniors and others deal'with
issues of fraud and scams.
Stop by and leam how the
group can help you. Seniors
vs. Crime is a special project
of the Florida Attorney Gen-
eral and its services are free.
A Union Garrison at Fort
Clinch State Park will be held
Aug. 6-7, featuring living histo-
ry interpreters who show visi-
tors how the soldiers lived
during the Civil War.
Activities may include pow-
der artillery demonstrations,
medical demonstrations and
Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday and 9 a.m.-noon
Sunday. Call 277-7274 or visit
Theatre announces summer
workshops for its February
2012 production of "Into the
Woods," written by James
Lapine with music and lyrics
by Stephen Sondheim, about
a baker and his wife who have
been cursed with childless-
ness by a witch.
Workshops will cover
vocals, discussion of charac-
ters, simple choreography and
questions and answers and
will be held from.7-8 p.m. at
ACT main stage lobby, 207
Cedar St., on Aug. 8, 15, 22
and 29. Contact director Jill
Dillingham at 321-1251 or
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Help feed kids
Elevate, the women's min-
istry at The Journey Church,
is partnering with Blessings
in a Backpack, an organiza-
tion that feeds children in
need. Through this program,
Elevate will send home foods
and snacks each weekend
during the school year.
Elevate is adopting
Southside Elementary in
Fernandina Beach, where
about 340 students qualify.
For $80, donors can feed a
child for the entire school
abackpack.org to sponsor a
child, and specify Southside
Elementary as the account.
Contact lisa Presnell at
The Nassau County
Volunteer Center's Corpo-
rate Volunteer Council,
through its 1lth annual
G.O.K.I.D.S. (Giving Our
Kids Important Daily
Supplies) project, is collect-
ing school supplies and
donations for local students
who need them. the most.
The project runs through
Aug. 9. Distribution will be
on Aug. 11.
Drop off supplies at:
Omni Amelia Island Planta-
tion (Associate Services);
Barnabas Center (11 South
11th St.); Lee Chiropractic
on 14th Street; Century
21/John T. Ferreira Ins. (500
Centre St.); City of Fernan-
dina 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). Call 261-2771 or e-
Fernandina Beach High
School, 435 Citrona Drive,
will host "Pirate Invasion," an
orientation program for all
ninth grade students, new
students and their parents,
Aug. 4 at 9 a.m. in the multi-
purpose room. Students will
be issued ID cards, sched-
ules and textbooks and may
purchase lockers and park-
ing decals. The fall Open
House is Sept. 15 at 6:30 p.m.
Parents of Yulee Baptist
Weekday Ministry are invit-
ed to an Open House Aug. 8
from 6-8 p.m. The center is
under new management and
would like to show the com-
munity the difference. The
center is enrolling its one-,
three- and four-year-olds and
its VPK class. VPK is free,
provided if your child turns
four before Sept. 1. Call 225-
9196 or stop in and talk with
Director Chrystal Lewis.
The Nassau County
Home Educators will spon-
sor a Homeschooling
Orientation for families inter-
ested in home educating
their chiklren. Leaders and
veterans of the group will
hold a panel discussion to
provide information on the
legal aspects of homceschool-
ing, different curricula and
Nassau County Home
Educators is comprised of
more than 75 families in the
area who work together to
provide field trips, programs,
support meetings and many
other types of cooperative
aids to homeschooling. The
orientation will be held at the
Fernandina Church of Christ
Social Building on Aug. 9
from 6-8 p.m. For informa-
tion contact NCHE president
Teresa Taylor at 491-8513.
Middle School will hold ori-
entation for sixllh graders
and new students on Aug. 11
at 7 p.m. An owpn house will
be held on Sept. 12 at 7 p.m.
A Back to School
Bonanza will be held Aug. 13
from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at
Central Park, hosted by the
Parks and RIcral ltion
Department and Celebration
Party Rental. Enjoy back to
school giveaways from 11
a.m.-1 p.m., inflatables, face
painting, games, music and
more all.free. Hambur-
gers, hot dogs and more will
be available for purchase.
For information contact Jay
at 277-7350, ext. 2013 or
Free school physical will
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
Recreation Department and,
local churches. School sup-
plies will be given away
while they last.
The Coalition for the
Ethnic Disparities in Health,
or CREED, needs donations
of school supplies for its
back to school event Aug. 13
from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the
Peck Center, 501 South 10th
Take supplies to the
Martin Luther King Center;
contacts are the Rev. John
Coverdell and Harry Hill.
Contact CREED at 556-3363.
AIPC is registering for fall
2011 classes for 2- and 3-
attend Tuesday and
Thursday, 9:15 a.m.-12:15
p.m. for $125 a month.-
Monday, Wednesdays and
Friday, 9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.,
for $175 a month. Call 261-
1161 or email
Development Center offers a
free VPK program for all
four-year-olds, an after-
school program and 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
Faith Christian Academy
is registering students from
.K4 through eighth grades.
Preschool, elementary, and
middle school classes utilize
the "A Beka" curriculum that
provides a solid foundation
for eager young minds. Faith
Christian Academy provides
a safe, nurturing environ-
ment where Christian kind-
oness and academic excel-
lence are expected from'
everyone. Visit www.fcaan-
gles.com or call 321-2137.
Services Early Learning
Center invites you to learn
about the opportunities for
your young child at Head
Start, 516 South 10th St.
To enroll for the 2011-12
school year or for informa-
tion, call 491-3631 or 491-
3630. Children must be 3 or
4 years old on or before Sept.
1, 2011. Bring the child's
birth certificate and proof of
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
Kinderstudios is open for
fall registration. All classes
start Aug. 8. Office hours are
9 a,m.-1 p.m. Monday
through Friday. Call 415-
0954, e-mail alexandra.kinder-
email@example.com or visit
Lamb Christian Day Care,
located in the educational
building of Memorial United
Methodist Church, 601
Centre St., is offering VPK
this fall. The day care
accepts children as young as
six weeks old. Call 261-5301
Center, 474257 SR 200, in the
educational annex of the
O'Neal Memorial Baptist
Church, has begun enrolling
students for the fall 2011-12
term. Parents may register
their preschool children,
ages 2-5, by appointment.
For program information call
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SHOWROOM ASSISTANT NEEDED -
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LANDSCAPE DESIGN / BUILD
COMPANY is seeking a motivated
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Florida plants, experience preferred.
Must have reliable transportation, and
valid Florida Drivers License required.
Salary based upon experience. Call
James at (904)887-8266.
YMCA BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL
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bus drivers. Please complete
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Successful candidate must have a
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sector including a background in social
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raising skills are also required.
Interested candidates should send
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DENTAL OFFICE FRONT DESK We
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organized person to help with front
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oriented dental practice. Computer
skills required. Dental assisting skills
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preferred. Send resume' to Mark
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21, Femandina. If you have questions
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E-mail resume and references to:
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FBHS BAND YARD SALE FUND
RAISER Sat. 8/6, 8am-2pm. At the
High School, 435 Citrona Drive. Lots
of good merchandise!
HUGE YARD SALE Rain or shine.
Fri. 8/5 & Sat. 8/6, 8am-Spm. Lots of
stuff. 86637 Peeples Rd., Yulee.
ONGOING ESTATE SALE Sat.
8/6/11, 9am SHARP-? Furniture, tools,
blue glass, crystal, Thomas Kinkaid
ceramics, Harley Davidson leather,
safe, PING clubs & bag, New arrivals!!l
INSIDE AAAA Storage off 8th St., fol-
low signs! See Craigslist for inventory.
GARAGE SALE 1605 Highland St.
Fri. 8/5 & Sat. 8/6, 9am-2pm. Books,
housewares, clothes, bike, helmets,
toys, misc. items.
YARD SALE at 85635 Phillips Rd.
8/4 thru 8/6 (8am-5pm). Household'
items, Christmas decor, 30 gal.
aquarium, 1993 Land Rover Range
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MOVING SALE Sat. 8/6, 8am-2pm.
1607 Penbrook Dr., Lakewood.
601 Garage Sales
i MULTI-FAMILY SALE Sea Winds,
located south end of Clinch Dr. Fri. &
Sat., 8am-lpm. Child race car bed,
clay pots, hanging baskets, bear &
EILEEN'S ART & ANTIQUES 702
Centre St., is making retail sales space
available for rent. Various sizes.
Available 8/15/11. (904)556-5722
HUGE YARD SALE Fri. 8/5 & Sat.
8/6, 8am-5pm. 87406 Haven Rd. Take
Chester to Roses Bluff to Haven.
MOVING WHILE THEY LAST.
Rebuiltair Impact tools, air comp., tool
boxes, hand tools, small boat, heavy
duty util trailer, boat trailer, many
more items. Info! Call 491-8511, 415-
4655. 96334 Duval Rd. near Lowe's.
ANTIQUE PLAYER PIANO (Hamilton)
Cabinet n 'good condition. Asking
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
CONTENTS OF HOME Must sell all.
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North of The Ritz-CarlTon Prices start at
THE PRESERVE AT SUMMER BEACH
95054 ELDERBERRY LANE
Like new townhouse with 3BR/3.5BA, DBL
garage. Easy walk to beach and overlooking
neighborhood pool. Great buy. $349,000
Oceanfront and pool side units in the heart
of Summer Beach. 2 or 3 bedrooms starting
at $259,900. Perfect for rentals
Ocean front at it's finest! 2 and 3 bedroom
units located on the South side of The Ritz-
Carlton at Summer Beach. Prices start at
$495,000 Investors welcome.
-THE RESIDENCE- OCEANFRONT
Ready for new buyer to enjoy. Beautifully fur-
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Mediterranean Villa. 3BR/3BA, one car
garage. Oceanfront pool, fitness center and
tennis courts, private gated community.
$689,000 MLS# 54978
PRESERVE ESTATE HOME
This beautiful spec home is currently under
construction! 3BR/3BA home located in
Summer Beach! Priced to sell with many
upgrades and amenities. $459,000 MLS#55003
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buyer, private location, walking distance to beach $1,195,000 MLS# 52167
and neighborhood pool. Perfect for vacation home .
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[ 807 Condominiims
2BR/2BA New floors, new
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FHA loan. Call for details (904)591-
6277 or 321-2878"
OCEANFRONT 3BR/2BA fully
furnished, realtor part owner, 2nd floor,
pool, tennis, eune walk over, garage
parking 3460 S. Fletcher $759,000.
LARGE CORNER LOT Ash St. & S.
20th. One block off Atlantic Ave., close
to beach. (904)261-3437
810 Farms & Acreage
8 ACRES Heavily wooded, in Hilliard.
$59,000. Call (904)487-4939.
S 817 Other Areas
NC MOUNTAINS 4.76 wooded acres
w/view & creek. Perfect for log cabin.
Only $23,800. Owner financing
available. Call today (800)699-1289 or
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binations. GTAuctions.com (205)326-
0833. Granger, Thagard & Associates,
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WATERFRONT CONDO LIQUID-
ATION SW Florida coast. Brand new,
upscale 2BR/1BA, 1675 sf condo only
$179,900. (Similar unit sold for
$399,900). Prime downtown location
on the water. Call now (877)888-7571
ext 28. ANF
851 Roommate Wanted
FULLY FURNISHED ROOM Master
suite w/pvt bath. Prefer mature person
on SS or retired vet or disabled vet.
Call Glenn for details (904)548-9707.
S 852 Mobile Homes
3BR MOBILE HOME FOR RENT in
Yulee. Private. (904)225-5419
RV RENTALS AVAILABLE in a
campground. Weekly or monthly. All
utilities & WiFi included. (904)225-
95114 GENTRY LN. Nassauville,
3BR/2BA, porches, water conditioner.
$950/mo. Nick Deonas Realty, Inc.
4BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE Fern. Bch.
1 acre fenced, LR, den, F/P, large deck.
Security + 1st month. $900/mo. Call
Kate at (904)491-0112.
3BR/2BA DW MOBILE HOME on 1
acre, with fireplace. Great condition.
Great yard. $850/mo. + dep. Please
ON ISLAND 2 & 3BR SWMH in 'park,
clean, remodeled. Starting $165/wk,
$660/mo + dep. Utils avail. 2BR/2BA
Duplex includes utils. 261-5034
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852 Mobile Homes
2006 JACOBSON 28X80 4BR/2BA &
landscaped acre in Fernandina Beach.
Lv. room, den, fireplace, large porches.
Home shows new. A must see at
2BR/1.5BA SWMH New paint &
carpet, near 1-95 on Johnson Lake.
W/D included. Service animals only.
$650/ mo. + $650 dep. Call 277-7132.
1 _1 854 Rooms
FULLY FURNISHED ROOM for rent
by the beach. Kitchen privileges. tilli-
ties included. $600/mo. Non-smoker.
Call 491-9967 or cell (928)533 7579.
AT BEACH 1BR $225/wk + dep.
Utils ncl. Also, 2 & 3BR SWMH in park,
clean, remodeled. Starting $165/wk,
$660/mo + dep. Utils avail. 261-5034
ON THE BEACH Efficiency, perfect
for one person. Just renovated. $700
rent plus $700 deposit, includes utili-
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for appointment to see the apartment.
POST OAK APARTMENTS
Affordable Living Rent from $560-
&747 for eligible persons/families. 1 &
2 Bedrooms. Post Oak Apartments
(904)277-7817. Handicap Accessible
apartments available. *This institution
is an equal opportunity provider and
employer. TDD: 711
Affordable Living Rent based on
income for eligible seniors, handi-
capped or disabled persons. 1 & 2
bedrooms. Sandridge Apartments
(904)277-8722. Handicap Accessible
Apartments available. *This institution
is an equal opportunity provider, and
OCEANSIDE 2BR/IBA, Main Beach
area. $895/mo. + utilities. Condo -
2BR, $800/mo. Call (847)867-3163 or
OCEAN VIEW BR/1BA, carpet,
CH&A, patio. Includes sewer, water, &
garbage. $675/mo. + $775 deposit.
NIfELY FURNISHED 2BR/1BA, one
block from beach. Utilities Included.
$895/mo. Call (904)261-0816 or cell
SUMMER BEACH VILLAGE 2BR/
2.5BA Upgraded oceanside townhouse.
Access to beach club, tennis court &
pools. Long Term $1500/mo + util.
Water/sewer incl. (904)491-4904
AMELIA LANDING Sadler Rd. Nicely
furnished 2BR/2BA villa, view of lake,
screened porch. $900 Includes water,
garbage, & sewer. Nick Deonas Realty,
858 Condos-Unfumishedl 1860 Homes-Unfurished
FERNANDINA SHORES Unfurnished
3BR/2BA, ground floor Pool, tennis,
clubhouse, 1 block from beach. Year
lease. Deposit. $925. (904)261-5630
LAKEFRONT CONDO Amelia Lakes,
2BR/2BA, washer/dryer hookups, fit-
ness center. $950/mo., includes water/
sewer. Call (904)261-2061.
CAPE SOUND TOWNHOME 3BR/
3.5BA, 3 levels, private elevator in
unit, double car garage, nearly new.
$1600/mo. Call (904)206-4092.
AMELIA LAKES CONDOS Living in
Paradise. 1/1 and 2/2 deluxe condos in
gated, lakeside community with 24/7
fitness ctr, Cesort-style pool, tennis &
more! Live the Amelia Lakes life.
Starting at just $749/mol Call Tammy
for our fall special at (904) 415-6969
for a showing, www.amelialakes.com
2 blocks from beach. $900/mo. Please
FOR RENT TO OWN Spacious 1BR
Condo. Pool and amenities. One block
from beach. (904)310-6321
3BR/2BA SUMMER BEACH HOME -
with 1-car garage. No smoking.
$1850/mo. Call (301)990-8264.
SUMMER BEACH VILLAGE Furn.
3BR/2BA, 2-car gar, gated, comm
pool, 5 mins/beach. Rental by day, wk,
mth, yr. (904)261-6204/206-0035
2 HOMES For Rent Off Island 3BR,
2 5BA, $1500 Captain Pointe Rd. BR;
2BA, $850. Peeples Rd. Call The Real
Estate Centre, Inc. (904)206-1373
3BR/2.5BA HOME located in gatec
community. Granite countertops, wooc
floors, 55 appliances & many extras.
S1500 + $1500 cep. (904)237-7324
3BR/2.5BA 2 blocks from beach,
community pool, lawn care provided, 2
car garage. Modem home with large
sun room. $1850/mo. + deposit. Call
3BR/2BA Large upper duplex across
road from beach. Available mid August.
$1300 includes W/D, carport, storage
SPACIOUS HOME in gated
community. $2,600/mo. 3BR/2.5BA,
bonus room, large lot. (904)430-0120.
3BR/2BA IN SPANISH OAKS
4thBR/Office, fenced, garage, 9'X
28'screened lanai, FP, large master'
features huge bath, garden tub, large
shower and 9'X 11" walk-in closet.
Available at $1300 monthly plus
deposit. Call to see 904-469-8903 or
507 S. 6TH ST. 3BR/2BA, fenced
yard. $850/mo. + deposit. No
smoking. Call (904)583-0862
FLORA PARKE Lg 4BR family home.
Hdwd floors thru-out, formal dining rm,
separate office, screened porch, fenced
yard on pond. $1300/mo. 753-1820
4BR/3.5BA 3,000+ Sq. Ft. Very
spacious and beautiful 2 story home in
River Glen. Community pools, play-
ground, fitness center & more. $1575/
mo. 1+ year lease. Contact'Diana at
LUXURY TOWNHOME in gated I
community. 3BR/2BA. Call (904)753- 861 Vacation Rentals
FURNISHED TOWNHOMES 3BR/
2.5BA at 2184-B First Ave, 2 car gar-
age & I block from the beach! $1500/
mo. Also, 3BR/3BA oceanfront, 3008
S. Fletcher, $2000/mo. 912-270-3239
ACROSS FROM BEACH 3BR/2BA,
upper duplex, furnished, ocean views,
VACATION CHALET in N. Carolina
Mountains. River overlook, cozy, well
furnished, majestic views. Peaceful.
$495 a week. Call (904)757-5416.
OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA and 2BR/1BA.
Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
Realtor, for special rates.
large deck, no smoking. Available Aug. CUR
20th. $1500/mo. (904) 710-5884 CURTISS H.
860 Homes-Unfurnished Real Es te, Inc.
PINEY ISLAND 4BR/3BA on www.lasserrerealestate.com
secluded waterfront acre and a half.
$1550/mo. Call (904)753-1057.
4BR/2BA/2-CAR GARAGE HOME -
on the Island. Rent $1250 + deposit &
background 'check. Please contact me
1-540-529-8928 or 1-540-562-4523.
FOR RENT 2-3BR/2BA home, fenced
yard, on island. (904)415-0371
1010 Atntic Avenue, Ste. B
Nassau Lakes, 96177
Abaco Island Dr., 3/2
approx. 1,450 sq. ft.,
open floor plan, $995.
Call for more
Information and. a
Call Patricia Turner
Licensed Rooeal Este Broer
* 3423 S. Fletcher Upstairs 2BR/I BA
Furnished $1200/mo. + utilities.
S1334 Atlantic Avd. 3BR/IBA,
approx. 1,243 sq.ft. $1200/mo. +
*551 S. Fletcher Ave. Downstairs
2BR/IBA, I 'car garage. $900/mo.
LY 2BR/ IBA Ocean-view. 487 S.
Fletcher.Across the street from the
beach.AII util,wi-fi,TV,& phone.
SAmelia Park Avenue 910 approx.
sq.ft., 3 offices, reception area,
kitchen and bathroom. $1450/mo.
S1839 S. 8th St. adjacent to Huddle
House, 1,800 sq.ft. $2250/mo. lease
+ tax. Sale also considered.
*BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY. Land-
scaping Co. or Nursery. .Office,
Greenhouse, Shade hr.c'uses h .h
i.-cc'1, irrigated out.,Jc sip : :
for plants. Excellent location with
high visibility. Call Curtiss for infor-
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2003 TOYOTA CELICA
103k, Auto, A/C, AM/FM & CD, Sunroof, Alloy
Wheels, Spoiler, Pwr Windows, Locks.,Sports
Articulated Seats. MUST SEE!
VALUE PRICED $9,450
DOE SUZUKI GRAD VITARA
Super Nice SUV in Like-New Condition Inside
and Out. 2x2, V6, Auto, Ice Cold, AC and So
Much More. Only 77k Milesl Deep Green
Exterior with Cloth Seating for 51
VALUE PRICED $7,950
OU1 HYUIDIAI SOIVATA
GLS Model. Very Nicely Equipped, Ultra Sporty
Family Sedan. Only 23k Miles. Still Under Factory
Warranty! Alloys, Multi-Disc CD, Front and Side
Airbags, Power Seat and So Much More!
VALUE PRICED $19,500,
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LS Model. Super Well Maintained and Very
Nicely Equipped SUV. V6, 2x2, Leather Seating
for 5, Power Windows, Locks, Cruise and Tilt.
Only 76k Miles.
VALUE PRICED $7,950
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1&2 Bedroom Units
Rent starting at $650-$770
Mon & Wed 8am 5pm, Fri 1pm 5pm
S 1105 S. 13th Street,'Fernandina Beach
(904) 277-2103 TOD 1-800-955-8771
o. CRIIY This insliulion is an Equal Opportunity proider and employee
1, 2&3 Bedroom Units
Rent starting at $595-$735
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
Tues & Thurs 8am 5pm, Fri 8am 12pm
850766 US Hwy 17 South, Yulee
(904) 225-5810- TDD 1-800-955-8771
This inslilulion is an Equal Opportunily provider and employer
OFFICE/RETAIL SPACE for lease.
2300 sq ft Will civic Centrally
locate at US F-.y 17 & A1A. Call
TWO-ROOM OFFICE SUITE above
Amelia insurance Sacler Rd $550/mo.
600-1500sf 2382 Sadler Re. behind
Amelia Insurance. (904)557-5644
BUSINESS SUITE (approximately
1200 so. ft.) locate at 5174 1st Coast
Highway, Femandina Beach, FL. For
leasing information, contact Tom
Swinson at (904)556-6162
LOWEST PRICED / BEST DEAL
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GUARANTEED' Includes FREE Internet
and Fax Service' Only 3 Spaces
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Prices subject to change without notice.
"Think I'll let that native land agent be my guide."
CURTISS H. LASSERRE ANh
3032 S. 8th St/A1A, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035
AWESOME VIEW OF EGAN'S CREEK &. DOUBLE WIDE, 2/, 906 SF "AS-IS" of li-
Fort Clinch St Park. Single family estate lot te value but livable. Includes a good dock on
adjacent to histonc landmark Amelia Island tdal "cree, goes dry on low ide. Also has well
Lighthouse. 370/- I oNavigable sde of built concrete block garage, 20x20, one large
EgnCdekoor. OWNER HAS OPTION TO NOT SELL
Egan s Creek and is one of the highest eleva- M.H. WITH THE LAND, JUST SELL LAND,
tions on the east coast. Possible Ocean views GARAGE, DOCK FOR A REDUCED
$1,095,000 OFFER/AMOUNT$199,060 MLS#47368
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523 S. FLETCHER AVE. Beach Cottage
close to ocean w/great view R-3 zoning allows
short term rental multi-family. Reasonably
priced at $349,900 # 52249
LOFTONCREEKFRONTAGElocated oAvantRod. OCEAN REACH SPLIT PLAN 4BR/ 3BA GATED COMMUNITY with all amem-
Sphtfloorplanw/lpenkiate, etriom anddiningaa, home on large lot located on the lake with nat- ties. 2 BR Deluxe model with 2 master
Katden is equipied tw/ttt-end apph and anco rsIs.uitesnspltlbedooomddeshgnakelothnao
stan eetoappdaie.tMsterbcedromhasr dood d rural vegetation, updated appliances, and just a t suies. split bedroom design. Close to
awalk-in shomwewvhandri paces Yaordisfncudw/frua short distance from the beach. $329,900ernandina Jacksonville and St. Marys.
treesmd koenelalreatfralgedog. Thedockituvsed to5ve 66 Owner will consider selling furniture.
a loaing piaifrm. No b-at lif. $%0o) 45460 $119,500 #52131
WONDERFUL OCEANVIEW HOME.
hI great condition, only used as second
home. Conveniently located beach access,
side entry garage, atrium, and wet bar makes
this an attractive and entertaining property.
Great potential for expansion. $695.000
11bL/ M.N NO,! k I. N.. .t.
HOME has been modified into 3 apartments
The largest apartment has a fireplace, hardwood
floors, eat in kilclhen and has been well main-
lained. Rent all umts or hve m one and rent the
others out. lhus house/lnplre is located in the
Histonc Dstrict. $455,000 MLSt53575
SINGLE FAMILY LAKEFRONT home in
Marsh Lakes located just minutes from Amelia
Island and Femandina Beach. Large dining rom.
Living room has a gas fireplace with built-ins.
Master bath has a garden tub and walk-in shower
Views of the lake from most meoms. Greatly price m
this highly sought-afteiommunity. Home is dean
THIS CONCRETE BLOCK HOME sits on
two city lots, close to downtown or beaches.
middle and high school. This 3BR/2BA home
on Beech Street is Prced To Sell! $212,00
OCEANFRONT HOME of your dreams. Be on
vacatan all year long with your own beach house with
its ownprivatebeach walkovr This home has otsof
windows to showcase the spectacular views as well as
a deck for enteaining on. 4BR4BA with appro
2288 sqft. heated/cooled. The home 'is equipped
with hurricane shers. $1.289.294 #53970.
NICE.HOME IN NATURES GATE,
short distance to the beach and the high
school. Large lot is high & dry, with lots
of trees for shade, this is a great buy at
WALKING DISTANCE TO THE BEACH. 5 oversized lots off Robrt N.15TH STREET $60,000
Oliver in Egm's Landng Sti.lxh,\lon, reduced lo $85.,00 each 113'xl50' L-7 ON FIRSTAVENI'E Just N. of Askins $198,50
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WINTERI1ERRY AVENUE comer lot ust down the road from the boa LOTS 42 AND 43 S. FLETCHER Oceanfront corinnut al lot.
rap $25.001) Zoning allows hotel use. Prehminary plans provide fur 58
room/smutes whencombined with the adjommn lots. S699,000
RIVERSIDE DRIVE I..V: approx ares on M-rshl $279o.I(I each MLS#50 anid MISLS#54:8
RACHAEL. AVENUE 75'x IO' lol S1liSt.MMI
PIRATES WOOD LOT apprx I acre Dubloon Trail $80,M100 CAYMAN CIRCLE I Acre $99,000
INTERSTATE 95 EXPOSURE AT lS I1 GOOD ASSEM- 15 CITY LOTS 3" a.d Ftr Street ZonedMU 1 andR2. Good
BLAGE POTENTIAL or min mnn ,zsied i Cor:er locaior. for owr.home, duplex or ildultrnal. $525,000
with go 4 a $850,t000
PRIME FRONTAGE ALONG US 17 lust norri ofAlA, High devel-
O>CENFRONTlti'H TELSITE21rr ]-,ghd Ad- Pnoeed opm, a.r. r. ,hearr, o iYlee $195,1000. Plan for un 11 ,00.f
plans show S(, room ,u,r-, Recur: to $2.'9-.0t)00 Meal Complex on ildle
YULI.EE MINI \AREH-IOtSE Godp oi1rur.inir ro grow your
u'wr. ltir.l- ili'.li ir' and or ti, rw rrnadoltic 570' or. 64 ACRES along Amelia Island
U:S 1-, o.ral 5 arrcr ,- Warehouse on appro. 7 aresr Parkway for a Master Planned
$1.57S.000 DDevlopmeni ., --
1557 SOUTH 8TH ST. $800. 850
so ft. Available 9/1/11. Call David
753-2081 or 261-3077.
PRIME RETAIL SPACE Approx.
1000sf next to Red Otter. Excellent
visibility and traffic flow. Light & freshly
painted. $14 PSF. (904)583-2779.
DEERWALK UNITS 474380 SR 200,
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.
1559 SOUTH 8TH ST. $800. 600
sq.. ft. Available 8/1/11. 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.
*N. FLETCHER AVENUE
2BR/IBA upstairs unit. New
Kitchen Appliances. Close to the
beach with an oceanview. S975/mo.
SGRAND IARKE BLVD. -
4BR/2BA home located in Flora
Parke. 2.100 sq. ft. 2 car garage.
$1.500/mo. Available 8/15/11
* NATURE'S LANE WEST-
3BR/2BA townhome in Natures
Walk 1:500 sq. ft. 2-car garage.
$1,050/mo. Available now.
* AMELIA LANDINGS 2BR.
2BA Furnished condo at Amelia
Landings. Community pool.
$925/mo. incl. all utilities. Available
* COMMODORE POINT
DRIVE 3BR/2BA townhome
located in Heron Isles. 1,5(X) sq.ft.
2-car garage. $995/mo. Available
*SAND HICKORY TRAIL -
3BR/2BA home located in Hickory
Village. 1,300 sq. ft. Close to Yulee
schools. $1,075/mo. Available
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WEDNESDAY Al ST 3.2011 News-Leader
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UP TO $200,000*
WHEAT BACK CENTF
UP TO $1,500*
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CAPPED BUST HALF DIME
UP TO $10,000*
STANDING LIBERTY QUARTER
UP TO $4,400*
BARBER HALF DOLLAR
UP TO $6;750*
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BRAIDED HAIR LARGE CENT
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JEFFERSON "WAR" NICKEL
UP TO $2,000*
UP TO $2,800*
UP TO $3,200*
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DRAPED BUST HALF CENT
UP TO $5,000*
2 CENT PIECE
UP TO $2,000*
LIBERTY "V" NICKEL
UP TO $2,800*
UP TO $3,600*
WALKING LIBERTY HALF DOLLAR
UP TO $4,700* -
MORGAN SILVER DOLLAR
UP TO $ 100,000*
1832 CLASSIC HALF CENT
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