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FRIDAY JUNE29.2012/18 PAGES,2 SECIONS .fbnewsleadercom


Josh Varela, Megan Laffey, Gabrielle Minasi and Graham Murph, top, use colorful paints to make
fish prints during DaVinci's Backpack Camp at the Amelia Island Museum of History.'Amelia Shurter
and Georgi Guthridge, above left, enjoy fish printing, art exploration, architecture, drawing and nature
at the camp. Trevor Norris, above right, shows off the beautiful gyotaku print he created using a crab
donated by Atlantic Seafood.

City confronts


budget crisis

Because of an "extraordinary budg-
et crisis" this coming fiscal year, the
city may be forced to take exception-
al measures to balance next year's
budget, according to a city budget
report presented at a special meeting
Those measures could include
employee layoffs, elimination of some
pay raises and increasing property
taxes and fees.
For example, 10 full-time city posi-
tions could be eliminated and city
employee merit increases might be
axed, The electrical franchise fee on all
city residnets might be increased from
5.5 percent to 7.3 percent, and the.
property tax might be increased half'
a mill above the rollback rate.
.Commissioners also suggested bring-
ing back a controversial plan fQr paid
parking at city beaches.
Property tax revenues, which will
be a factor in determining next year's
. rollback rate, are not yet certain. Dave
Lott, who has been acting as deputy to
City Manager Joe Gerrity, said the city
would receive thosetotals July 2 from

the Nassau Cpunty1 Property
Appraiser's Office. Preliminary esti-,
mates, though, show'% the pi operty tax
value of property in the city has
declined again this year.
Lott presented the first budget
report of the year to city commis-
sioners at the meeting The budget
process began in.March with budget
preparations by all city departments.
Lott told commissioners and an
audience made up of mostly city staff
that the city's position at the begin-
ning of the last fiscal year was "not as
strong as expected," and that he
expected revenues td continue to
decline in the next fiscal year, which
begins Oct. 1.
Even if the city implements all the
suggested cutbacks and revenue
increases, Lott said, the budget would
still have a reserve fund of only. 20
"An extraordinary budget crisis is
not an overstatement," Lott said at the
beginning of the meeting. He told com-
missioners that revenues "would con-
tinue to decline" and that the city
would have new expense obligations
BUDGET Continued on 3A

City pays more for

unusedisick leave

An ordinance that amends a policy
allowing city employees to "sell back"
sick leave was unanimously approved
by city commissioners at their June
19 meeting, with no discussion.
According to City Attorney Tammi
Bach, the city code was amended to
match the city's personnel policy man-
City Human Resources Manager
Robin Marley said the city code was
also amended because the conflicting
language was the cause of an employ-
ee's legal dispute against the city
regarding accumulated sick leave.

Former Fernandina Beach Police Capt.
Jim Coe recently settled out of court for
$25,400 for sick leave pay he contend-
ed was owed to him.
The new ordinance could poten-
tially cost the city an additional $70,000,
according to a city document provided
to commissioners.
The .ordinance was rewritten,
according to Marley, because it "did
not state how an employee would be
treated who was hired prior to
December 1999 but did not have 10
years of service. The intent appeared
not to compensate for sick leave accu-
SICK Continued on 3A -

'Extreme flooding'

likely on St. Marys

f!,7. News-Leader
.- .- . Historic flood is coursing down
-. -the St. Marys River, the worst since
1973, and flood warnings remain in,
7-effect in Nassau County.
.. Although the county escaped the
.- -- _'. .brunt of its wrath, Tropical Storm
Debby left a stretch of US 301 in
Bryceville closed after storm water
washed out the Brandy Branch
..* Bridge, according to the Florida
Department of Transportation,
Officials said the threat of local-
ized flooding continues, particularly
. 'for county residents on the West Side,
even though the storm moved out to
sea Wednesday and the sun came out
after days of rain, 20 inches in some
ONE ," places locally.
FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL PHOTO A flood warning from the National
Floodwaters rush where a bridge was washed away on US 301 near Bryceville. Weather Service for the areas imme-
diately surrounding the St. Marys

River remains in effect until further
notice following reports of record
flooding in Baker County. "Extreme
flooding" was forecast for Kings Ferry,
and the NationalWeathei Service pre-
dicted that areas that usually don't
flood will this time.
Nassau County Emergency
Management Director Danny Hinson
said he was told 38,000 cubic feet per
second is coursing down the St.
Marys, compared to the average of
500 cubic feet per second. "Basically,
the weather service called me and
said there was going to be historical
flooding on the St. Marys River. It was
going to be flooding like we've never.
seen. The weather service issued an
alert that has never been used before
in the Southeast, a river flood emer-
gency. It uses language that is very
specific that this is an urgent situa-
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FRIDAY, JUNE 29. 2012 NEWS News-Leader


Kathy Davis Fraser
Kathy Davis Fraser, age 64,
of Fernandina Beach, Fla.,
passed away peacefully on
Wednesday morning, June 27,'
2012 at Baptist Medical Center-
Ms. Fraser was born in
Jacksohville, Fla., to the late
D.P and Ruby Davis. She grad-
uated from -Ribault High
School, as a member of the
Class of 1965.
Kathy is survived by her
daughter, Jill Renee Davis
(Billy Wayne), granddaugh-
ters, Jesika Hiers and Hailey
Davis, great-grandson Grey-
son Hiers, all of Jacksonville,
sister, Linda Davis Gilley, and
brother, Terry (Pete) Davis
(Sebrina), of Fernandina
Beach, Fla., and their families.
Funeral services will be
held at 11:30 A.M. on Monday,
July 2, from the Nassau Chapel
of Eternity Funeral Home,
96092 Victoria's Place, Yulee,
Fla., -with Rev. Jim Tippiris,
chaplain of Baptist Medical
Center-Nassau, officiating.
The family will receive
friends one hour prioi to the
service in the chapel. Ms.
Fraser will be laid to rest in
Evergreen Cemetery in'
Jacksonville at a later date.
Eternity FuneralHomes &
Anne Hubbard
Anne Hubbard Moseley,
.85, of Valdosta and Amelia
* Island, Florida died Tuesday,
June 26, 2012 at the Emory
University Hospital in Atlanta
after a brief illness.
She was born on June 25,
1927 in Colonial Heights,
Virginia to l the late" Frank
Benjamin Hubbard and Vivian
Royal Snead Hubbard and had,
lived in Valdosta since 1955.
She attended the Medical
College of Virginia School of
Nursing where she met her
future husband, Dr. Thomas
H; Moseley. ,
Mrs. Moseley was a bridal
consultant and was instru-
mental in starting Valdosta's
first bridal shop. She was a
member of Park Avenue
United Methodist Church and
a founding member of the
Amelia Island Plantation
Chapel where she served as
wedding coordinator. She was

a great fan of the SEC, opera
enthusiast, patron of the arts,
world traveler and Keeper of
the Bird.
. Survivors include two sons
and -daughters in law, Dr.
Thomas H., Jr. and Jan
Moseley, Richard Clay and
Janet Moseley, her daughter,
Mary Allen Moseley, all of.
Valdosta, five grandchildren,
Dr. Tad and Rebecca Moseley
ofValdosta, Beth Anne and Dr.
Jonathan Cudnik of Macon,
Katherine and Charlie
Freeman, Richard Moseley,
Mary Leigh Moseley, all of
Valdosta, six great-grandchil-
dren, Thomas Moseley,
Charlie Moseley, William
Moseley, all of Valdosta,
Katherine Cudnik, Abigail
Cudnik, both of Macon, and
Trey Freeman of Valdbsta.
Funeral services will be'
:held at 11 am today, Friday,
June 29, 2012 at Park Avenue
United Methodist Church with
Dr. Don McGarity, Rev.
.William 0. Powell and Rev.
Hale Bishop officiating.
Interment will follow at
Riverview Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memori-
als may bemade to the Music
Ministry, 'at Park Avenue
United Methodist, 100 E. Park
Ave., Valdosta, GA 31602..
The family received friends
on Thursday from 5-7 pin at
the .funeral home.
Condolences to the family may
be conveyed online at
Carson McLane Funeral Home
Valdosta. Ga.


Gloria M. Lothamer, age
88, of Yulee died on Sunday
afternoon, June 24, 2012.
Services will be held on
Monday, July 2 at 2:30 p.m. at
Risen Savior Lutheran Church
in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Green Pine FuneralHome
Rebecca Ann Michaels,
age 70, of Fernandina Beach
died on June 25, 2012.
Eternity Funeral Homes &
Mr. ,Willie "Duke"
Stewart Jr., age 71, of Yulee
died on Fridaynmorning, June
22, 2012. Funeral services will
be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday,
June 30 at the River of Praise
Worship Center. ', '
Oxley-HeardFunerail Directors

Grief support ongoing
Community Hospice of group is led by a licensed and
Northeast Florida offers an trained' Community Hospice
open-ended grief support bereavement professional.
group for adults who have The group meets every sec-
experienced the death of a ond and fourth Thursday of
loved one. the month from 1-2:30 p.m. at
An open-ended support the Nassau County Council on
group format allows new par- Aging, 1367 South 18th St.,
ticipants to join'the group at Fernandina Beach,
any time, so that new gtievers For information callJoanne
have access to the group as a Bernard, LCSW, at (904) 407-
support resource. The support 6811.


0 :The Kiwanis Club of Fernandina Beach
announced it would hold the annual July 4th fire-
5J works at the city ballpark.
YEARS June 28,' 1962
With the qualifying.deadline a week away,'
2 Fernandina Beach Commission candidates were
in short supply, with two running against incum-
bent Beano Roberts and none against Charles
YEARS Albert.
June 25, 1987
T T wo local soap box derby champs were dis-
qualified from the nationals because the local
YEARS race did not meet All-American requirements.
June 28, 2002

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

Classified Ads: Monday, 5:00 p.m.*
Classified Display: Friday, 3 p.m.
Legal Notices: Friday, noon
Retail Advertising: Friday, 3 p.m.
Classified Ads: Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.
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Campaign urges bee
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife _. lion worth
Service and its partners are of prod-
highlighting the, crucial ucts every
importance of pollinators like year. In
bats, birds, bees, butterflies 3 addition,
and other insects to wildlife, = more than
plants and people and draw- :. 75 percent
ing attention to the fact of flower-
that some pollinator species ing plants are animal pollinat-
are in trouble and need our ed. These plants provide habi-
help. tat, food, and shelter for many
"Without pollinators, life species of wildlife. A
on Eqrth would be scarcely Most plants need pollina- n
recognizable. We depend on tors to reproduce, and use* ii
these amazing insects and nectar to attract them. o
animals for the clothes we Animals visit flowers in ti
wear, the houses we live in search of food andpsometimes p
and the' food we eat," said even mates, shelter and nest-
Fish and Wildlife Service building materials. Some ani- b
Director Dan Ashe. "Every mals, such as many bees,
American should be con- intentionally collect pollen, R
cerned about alarming . while others, such as many ii
declines in our nation's polli- butterflies and birds, move r
nators, but fortunately every- pollen incidentally because P
one can pitch in to halp the pollen sticks on their a
them." body while they are collecting
Pollinators are essential to 'nectar from the flowers. All of C
agriculture and forestry, polli-.- these 'animals are considered h
nating more than 150 differ- pollinators p
ent kinds of fruits, vegetables' -. A study of'the status of pol- v
and nuts that provide a third linators in North America by h
of the nation's food and bevet-. the National Academy of
ages. In the United States Sciences found that popiula- .y
alone, pollinators enable peo- tions of honey bees (which c
pie to. produce about $20 bil- are not native to North i

'good to pollinators

Withoutpollinators, life on Earth would
be scarcely recognizable. We depend
on these amazing insects and animals
for the clothes we wear the houses we
live in and the food we eat.'

unerica) and some wild polli-,
rators are declining. Declines
i pollinators may be a result
of habitat loss and degrada-
ion, and disease (introduced
arasites and pathogens).. 4
You can help pollinators
Reducing your impact.
Reduce your pesticide use,
increase green spaces and
educe your carbon footprint.
Pollution and climate change
affect pollinators, too! ." '
Planting for pollinators.
create pollinator-friendly
habitat with native flowering
plants that supply pollinators
with nectar; pollen, and
Telling a friend. Educate
your neighbors, schools, and
communityy groups about the
importance of pollinators.

Host a dinner, a pollinated
food cook-off or other event
and invite your friends.
For additional information
on pollinators and what you
can do to help them, visit
www.fws.gov/pollinators. You'
can also download a free eco-,
regional-guide online at
www.pollinatr.org that will
help you determine the kinds'
of pollinator-friendly plants
you can plant in your area.
., For more on the U.S. Fish
and Wildlife,Service visit
'www.ln's.govb GCinfctwith its
Facebook page.at www.face-
book corn 'usfivs, follow its
tiivees at wuw twitter.com/
usfwshq, watch tei You Tube
Channel-at www.youtube.com/
usfws and download photos
from the Flickr page at www.

Micahs Place help available 24/7
Every nine seconds' a tic Violence Center, at 800-500- available from other, agencies forcing sex against:
woman is battered by an inti- .1119. Phone lines are open 24 and personal one-on-orie meet- otherwise attacking
mate partner in the United hours a day, seven days a week. ings at outreach centers located esteem.
States. You can be part of the Micah's, Place offers a in Yulee, Callahan and:Hilliard. .No one deserves
solution to this epidemic of secure shelter for women and Domestic violence is not lim- The vkitim is never
abuse. If you are a victim of children\ who must leave their itcd to physical abuse. It also ior the abuse, alt
domestic violence, or if you homes to escape abuse but also includes controlling behaviors abuser may claim thl
know a victim of domestic vio- offers a variety of other servic- including extreme jealousy,' case..You can help
lence, pick up your phone and es including legal advocacy, sup- keeping track of your where- tic violence by the s:
call Micah's Place, Nassau port groups; education, assis- abouts at all times, limitinggyour making one phone
County's only Certified Domes- tance in finding resources access to financial resources, 500-1119.


Open meetings are open discussion); Fridays at 8
to anyone, including'non- p.m. (open discussion);
alcoholics, families, etc., and Saturdays at 8 a.m.
who may be interested in. (open discussion) and 8
Alcoholics Anonymous. All p.m. (open relationships). -
scheduled AA meetings are Call 261-3580.
non-smoking and one hour * *
in'duration. The Dune's Group,
* *. Peters Point in Fernandina
*Alcoholics Anonymous Beach, meets Fridays at 7:30
meietings for peoplewho a.m. (24-hour bopk meet- .,
Shave rthi'iink theyfmay ing).. "
.have, a 'dfiriking'problem are * *
held Mondays at noon and The Ft. George Group
Saturday at 10 am. at meets at St. George Episcopal
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in St. George on
Church, on Atlantic Avenue Fridays at 7:30 p.m. (open -
across from Fort Clinch discussion).
State Park. Please enter the * *
meetings through the side The Yulee Florida Group
door. meets in the YMCA building
* on Pages Dairy Road on
The Fernandina Beach Sundays at 8 p.m. (open -
Group meets in the Amelia discussion); Tuesdays at 8
Room, 906 S. Seventh St., p.m. (open --Big Book);
Monday at 6:30 p.m. (begin- Thursdays at 8 p.m. (open -
ners); Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. discussion); and Saturdays
(open -,discussion); at 6:30 p.m. (open Big
Wednesday at 7 a.nm. (open Book).
-712 & 12 study) and 11 a.m.
(open step meeting); I YleeU Al-AnOn
Thursday at 7 a.m. (open The Yulee Al-Anon
Big Book'study), 11 a.m. Family Group meetings have
(open discussion) and 6;30 changed to Tuesdays at 6:30'
p.m. (open Big Book p m at the YMCA building
study); Fridays at.l1 a.m. on Pages Dairy Road in
(open Big Book study) and, Yulee, Contact the group by
7p.m. (open meditation. e-mail at YuleeAlanonFG@
speaker); and Saturdays at 7 hotmail.com.
.a.m. (open discussion) and Al-Anon is a member sup-
6:30 p.m. (open discus- ported nonprofit group that
sion). Call 261-8349. helps the families and
** friends of alcoholics. The
The Downtown Group program of recovery is-
meets at the Alachua Club, adapted from Alcoholics \
corner of Third and Alachua Anonymous and is based
streets, Fernandina, on- upon the Twelve Steps,
Monday at 8 p.m. (open Twelve Traditions and the
12 & 12 study); Tuesdays at Twelve Concepts of Service.
8 p.m. (open -'speaker); The only requirement for
Wednesday at 8:15 p.m. membership is that there be
(open men's discussion); a problem of alcoholism in a
Thursday at 8 p.m- (open relative or friend.

NAMI support

The National Alliance for
Mental Illness Consumer,
Support Group meets on
Friday at 11 aAn. at the
Council on Aging, 1367 South
18th St., Fernandina Beach,
across from Baptist Medical
Center Nassau.
-" '""'bake sale and.cookout
will be held from 10 a.m.-3
p.m. June 30 atWalgreens,
2101 Sadler Road, Fei'nandina
Beach, with all proceeds
going to Wolfson Child-ren's
Hospital in Jacksonville.
Free HIV tests
Free HIV counseling and
testing will be offered by the
Coalition for the Reduction/
Elimination of Ethnic Dispar-
ities in Health (CREED), in
partnership with the Nassau
County Health Department,
from 4-8 p.m. June 30 at 1556
Gregg St. in American Beach.
For information about local
HIV testing sites call 548-1800.
Gary W. Belson Associates
Inc. will hold concealed
weapon license courses at 6"
p.m. July 2, 6, 11 and 13 and
10 a.m. and 1 p.m. July 14. A
basic with defensive tactics
course will be held at 7:45
a.m. July 7 and 21. For sched-
uling contact.Belson at 491-
8358, (904) 476-2037 or gbel-
son@bellsouth.net. Visit
Beach cleanup
The U.S. Green Building
Council, North Florida
Chapter, Nassau County
Committee will host a beach
cleanup through the Keep
Nassau Beautiful Adopt-A-'
Shore program from 6-7 p.m.
July 5 at Burney Park on Bur-
ney Road in American Beach,
Amelia Island. Supplies will be
provided. To learn more email
m.b.rawls@comcast.net. -
Actors' Night Out at
Amelia Community Theatre
will be at 7 p.m. on July 6 in
the main stage lobby, 207
Cedar St. The informal event
is an opportunity to learn
about the audition process
and plays in the upcoming
season, plus meet directors
and other volunteers. There
is no charge to attend. For
information, call 261-6749 or
email actheatre@att.net

the Keystone
The Duncan Lamont
Clinch Historical Society will
hold a special meeting on July
9 for "old-timers" featuring
Fernandina locals speaking
about the history of the
Keystone Hotel and its tragic
Please bring your memora-
bilia, remembrances and
favorite stories to share with

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those who missed this time in.
history. The meeting will be
held at 7:30 p.m. July 9 at the
Amelia Island Museum of
History, 233 S. Third St.
Composting class
On July 11, Master
Gardener Joanne Roach will
discuss composting and
demunstratl huw to create a
.kfh gcompd t c'n9tainer ,
and composer lor your yard
The class will meet in Confer-
ence Room A of the James S.
Page Governmental Complex.
It is free and open to the pub-
lic. For information, see the
Extension website at http://
ters.html, or call the office at
(904) 879-1019. Master
Gardeners are on phone duty
on Friday at 491-7340.
Low-cost pet care
River City Community
Animal Hospital will offer low-
cost spay/neuters, checkups
and vaccinations for area pets
at Petco in Yulee.on July 19.
Appointments are required by
calling (904) 733-8123. Be
sure to leave your name and
telephone number, including
area code. Visit rccah.org to
learn more.
River City Commiunity'
'Animal Hospital'is a mobile
and nonprofit (501(c)3) spay
and neuter facility that travels
throughout Northeast Florida
and southeastern Georgia,
providing lower fee spay and
neuter services for everyone.
Food program
The University of Florida
Extension Service is offering
a Master Food and Nutrition
Education program designed
to provide food and nutrition
training. Those who success-
fully complete the course
become Master Food and
Nutrition Volunteers and
agree to volunteer in the next
year at their local Extension
Training will be held at the
Duval County Cooperative
Extension Service on
Wednesday, Aug. 1-Oct 3.
Transportation is provided on
most training days to the site.
Sessions are from 9:30 a.m.-4
p.m. A $75 charge covers lab
supplies. Contact Extension
Agent Meg McAlpine at 491-
7340 or connor@ufl.edu.
Advocates wanted
Florida's Long-Term Care
Ombudsman Program needs
volunteers to join its corps of
dedicated advocates who pro-
*tect the rights of elders who
live in nursing homes, assist-
ed living facilities and adult
family care homes. The pro-
gram's local councils are seek-
ing additional volunteers to
identify, investigate and ,
resolve residents' concerns.
Training and certification is
provided. To learn more call
toll-free 1-888-831-0404 or visit

Nassau County Health Department

announces that effective July 1, 2012,
the Vital Statistics Satellite Office

(birth & death certificates) located at
the Yulee Clinic will be closed.

Certified copies of Birth and Death
Certificates will be available at:
Nassau County Health Department,
Administrative Offices
* Located at 30 South 4th Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
* Phone # is.904 548-1800
* Hours of operation are 8 am to 4 pm, Monday Friday
* The cost for one (1) Birth Certificate is $12.00
* The cost for one (1) Death Certificate is $7'.00

PL iA r


FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012 NEWS News-Leader

- Continued from 1A
including pensions, beach
renourishment and costs for
projects" that commissioners
wanted to pursue.
"The economy is still being
very sluggish," Lott said.
According to the report, the
city's general fund started fiscal
year 2011-12 with $278,000 less
than expected due to a drop in
property taxes, franchise fees
and state shared taxes. General
fund expenditures are expected
to be lower than budgeted, but
cash reserves at the end of the
fiscal year are $438,000 lower
than budgeted.
City electrical franchise fees,
which were increased last year
to help pay for a strategic water-
front park plan that was part of
SForward Fernandina; "took a
big hit" because they were not
as high as was originally bud-
. geted, and took effect later than
expected, according to the
report. A mild winter, which
resulted in lower power usage,
also affected the amount offees
collected by the city.
The city golf course will
break even this year, the report
said, and other city enterprise
funds are in the black. But the
'Fernandina Harbor Marina,
which is run.: by Westrec
Management, is projected to
.. lose $329,000, even excluding
.the city's share of dredging
expenses of $235,265.
One of the largest expenses'
the city must cover in- the next
fiscal year is an increased ppn-
sion contribution by the city of
$541,000 to the employee pen-
sion fund, for a total of $2.6 mil-
lion. .
Property fax totals from the
Nassau County Property
Appraiser, Lott said, would most
likely be lower than expected
because of property assess-
ments by homeowners.
"I want to reiterate that.the
determination of what our prop-
erty tax totals will be is kind of
a guessing game," Mayor
Arlene Filkoff said.
Commissioner Tim Poynter
asked if commissioners would.
be looking at "other revenue.
"Maybe we should ask other
people to cover the expense (of
beach maintenance)," Poynter
said. "We had paid parking .two
years ago in the budget ... at
what point is this community

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Possible expense cuts
* Defer Animal Rescue (Humane Society) funding one year .. $250,000
* Eliminate exempt employee merit increase .. $66,141
* Eliminate additional five full-time and two pan-time positions .... ... ... $395,000
* Eliminate UBC employee merit increase ...... .. . .. $36,794
* Eliminate fire union merit increase . . . . . . $54,24
* Additional reductions to beach project $292,500
* Transfer CRA funds to general fund . .. ..... $143,225
* Reduce IT computer purchases ................ .... .. .. .. . . $10,000
*Adjust personnel levels ................ ... .... .. $9.415
* Eliminate city lobbyist ..... ... $70,000
* Eliminate nonprofit funding .... . . ... $35,000

Taxes goingup?
Possible revenue options:
Increase property tax 0 34 mills above rollback .
Increase property tax additional 0.16 mills above rollback .
Increase electrical franchise fee 5.051o 5 5 percent .
Increase electrical franchise fee 5.5 to 6.0 percent ,. .
Increase electrical franchise fee 6 to 7.32 percent.
I. .- -

'We need to either say yes or
no to this. We should have a
proposal brought forward (on
beach parking), not a study.' .

going to say, 'Enough'? It's the beaches and parks."as another
same taxpayers of this com- possibility that might make
muQity that keep paying for it. more revenues."
... Everyone can share in this When asked about which
expense, not just the 8,000 peo- full-time city positions would
ple of this community." be eliminated, Gerrity said, "It's
"I'm fine with looking at a work in progress. ... I'm not
other resources," Vice Mayor interested in discussing it. This
Jeffrey Bunch said, "as long as is not a final document, this is
it's free to residents." our first presentation."
"It can be done so reason- The study's final expendi-
ably, it's ridiculous," Poynter ture reductions amounted to
said.. more than $1.1 million.
'We need to either say yes Additional revenue amounted
or no to this," Filkoffsaid. "We to $1.3 million, including the
should have a proposal brought increase in the electrical fran-
forward (on beach parking), chise fee and increased prop-
not a study. ... We've already erty tax rollback rate. That
had a'study." would mean an increase up to
"I would be very hesitant to $7.32 per every $100 in every
put any projected revenues city resident's electricity bill,
(from beach parking) into the and $50 more in property taxes
budget this year," Gerrity said. for a home valued at $100,000..
"I'd like.to have that money That's in.addition to the
rolled into the reserves." higher property taxthatwould
Filkoff also suggested the be generated by the rollback
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the same amount of property
tax revenues coming in as the
previous year no matter the
total property valuation. When
house prices were booming and
property values rose, the roll-
back served to keep taxes in
check. Now that property val-
ues have fallen., the rollback
keeps property taxes higher to
. raise the same revenue. A rate
higher than the rollback rate
thus raises property taxes for
most homeowners.
"It's been an extremely dif-
ficult year for the budget,"
Gerrity said after the meeting.
He said the 10 full-time city
positions that could be elimi-
nated would include some posi-
tions that are already vacant.
At least one more workshop
will be scheduled so commis-
sioners can finalize the details
of the 2012-13 budget There
will be .two public hearings in
September. Budget details must
be finalized before the first ten-
tative hearing date of Sept. 4.

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SICK Continued from 1A
mulation for anyone hired after
Dec. 7, 1999; but the intent
with regards to the 'missing'
group (those hired before
Dec. 7, 1999 but with less than
10 years of service) was not
The sick leave policy now
states that exempt non-union
employees may accumulate up
to 180 days of accrued sick
leave, or a maximum of 1,200
hours. Employees may use
their accumulated sick time
any time during their employ-
ment for sick time off, accord-
ing to Bach.
Eligible exempt employees
who have worked for the city
for a minimum of 10 years
prior to Dec. 7, 1999 will be
paid for the maximum amount
of 180 days of sick leave after
leaving employment.
Eligible exempt employees
hired prior to Dec. 7,1999who
have worked from three to 10
years will.be paid for a maxi-
mum of 700 hours of accumu-
lated sick leave after leavifig
Eligible exempt employees
hired prior to Dec. 7, 1999who
have worked less than three
years will be paid for a maxi-
mum of 300 hours of accumu-
lated sick leave after leaving
If an, eligible exempt city
employee leaves before retire-

ment age, the employee will
receive a reduced rate of accu-
mulated sick leave.
Eligible exempt employees
who were hired after Dec. 7,
1999 will not receive any com-
pensation for sell-back of accu-
mulated sick leave after leav-
ing employment.
Eligibility for this benefit
is defined by the city's Code of
Ordinances for exempt
employees, or collective bar-.
gaining agreements for union-
covered employees; accord-
ing to Marley.
Marley said in an email that
exempt employees hired prior
to March 1, 2005 earn sick
leave at the rate of two hours
per week, or 12 days per year.
Exempt employees hired after
that date earn paid time off
which can be used for sick*
leave or vacation time.
Exempt employees earn
seven days of paid time off in
the first year of employment;
20 days after one year but less
than five years; 25 days after
five years but less than 15
years; and 30 days for more
than 15 years of employment.
According to Marley, the
new code language could
potentially cost the city up to
$70,000 in present value
'because the language, now
includes employees who have
worked for the city less -than
10 years.

SLovn Memory Of.d Son,
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& Papa
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Nassau County
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sent to:
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College Foundation,
501 W. State Street,
Jacksonville, FL.
"Let your light shine
before men, that they
may see your good works
and glorify your Father
in heaven" '
Matthew 5:16

James S. Page
Julyl,1948 October 13,2007
You served the people of Nassau
County for over 30 years 'as
Property Appraiser, Chief Deputy,
and Field Appraiser. Your life
was a true example of what a
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faith & love represents.
You are loved & greatly missed
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The application deadline for
the Leadership Nassau Class of
2013, the Amelia Island-Fernan-
dina Beach-Yulee Chamber of
Commerce's leadership devel-
opment program, is 5 p.m. July
Leadership Nassau is a 10-
month educational program
designed to give participants an
in-depth understanding of the
history, economy, government,
environment, and culture of
Nassau Coiuity. With the goal of
developing new community
leaders, class members engage
in activities that connect them
with civic and business leaders
throughout the region.
-Participants will attend a two-
day opening retreat in August,
meet all day once a month from
September to May arid partici-
pate in key governmental meet-
ings and other events through--
out the year. Class topics
include areas of interest to the
business community, with meet-
ing days covering the following
subjects: County Overview;
Regionalism & Economic De-
velopment; Education: Govern-
ment; Health and Social Con-
cerns; Tourism, Arts & Culture;
Environment and Recreation;

p Nassau

s sought

and Justice & Law Enforcement,
More than. 200 Nassau
County residents have partici-
pated in Leadership Nassau,
with graduates going on to
become members of the cham-
ber's board of directors, candi-
dates for local political office
and leaders in local civic and
business organizations.
S The Leadership Nassau pro-
gram is open to any resident of
Nassau County, but recruitment
targets individuals with diverse
geographical and socio-eco-
nomic backgrounds and seeks
a racial, gender and age mix
reflective of the population. Cost
is $650 for members of the
AIFBY Chamber of Commerce,,
$850 for non-members.
Interested individuals and'
Companies with questions
should contact Orlando Avila at
Applications for the 2012-
2013 Leadership Nassau class
are now available, at the AIFBY
Chamber, 961687 Gateway
Blvd., Suite 191G, Amelia.Island,
and at www,islandchamber.
To have an application e-mailed
to you, contact the chamber at
info@aifby.com or 261-3248.

Yulee teacher

to visit Turkey

Yulee High School teacher
Ethan Dombkowski is off on
an exciting journey. He is one
of 75 educators from across
the country selected for the
Turkish Cultural Foundation's
(TCF) Study Tour of Turkey
from June 25-July 8.
"I'Tm very honored to have
been chosen," said Domb-
kowski, who. has taught
Advanced Placement Euro-
pean History and World
History Honors atYHS for the
past six years.
"It's exciting to be able to
visit the only democratic
Muslim nation in the world,"
"said Dombkowsli, adding he
feels a personal obligation to-
share' what he'll learn with
schools .and the community
upon his, return.
He hopes the trip will allow
him to not only better educate
his students: but also gain a
better understanding of anoth-
er. culture so he can make a
positive impact in his commu-
In preparation for his trip,
he's been doing lot of read-
"I have also sought input
from North Florida Turks as
well as attending the Turkish
Festival in Jacksonville a few
months ago,"he.said.
Dombkowski and the other
teachers will spend 14 days in
Turkey visiting a dozen cities
in-an effort to experience~and
.earn about Turkey's culture
and heritage.
The group will visit some of
the oldest sites of civilization,
including some important to
both Christians and Muslims.
They will visit also schools and
observe the culture through
the arts and cuisine. .
The all-expense paid trip
began with a meeting at the
World Affairs Council in
Washington,; D.C., and then
:'cQntinues:on to Turkey.
Dombkowski was chosen
for the trip 'after a recent work-
shop on Turkey at U N F spon-
sored by The World Affairs
Council of Jacksonville.

A group
of Northeast
a= Florida
teach e rs
received an
history les-
son' in the
Dombkowskl morning,
lunch at a
Tur. kish
restaurant and afternoon lec-
tures on the country's politics,
and economy. .
Following the workshop,
the) teachers submitted,
essays, lesson plans and appli-
'Thqe World Affairs,Council
of Jacksonville is a non-parti-
san, nonprofit organization
devoted to promoting an
understanding of world affairs
by sponsoring public pro-
grams for all ages, fostering
discussion of,,international
issues.and providing a venue
for people to meet others with
similar interestss" said Uli
Decker, the council's director
of education and community
outreach '
"This is the-sixth year that,
WAC lhas partnered with the
Turkish Cultural( Foundation
for the 'Spotlight o6n Turkey'
program to educate local com-
munities about"' Turkey's
uniique history and culture."
Deke~ r said WAC is
pleased to offer this unique
professional. development
.opportunity toP; local high
school teachers.
"It will allow them to col-
laborate and exchange ideas.
with othei education profes-
sionals from across the United
:States and Turkey, and to
return to their classrooms with
a deeper understanding of an
increasingly interconnected
world,'that is directly linked
to their firsthand'experience
The TCF created the tour
with an eye toward changing
misconceptions about Turkish
culture and people.,
Dombkowski shares his
Yulee home withwife Ximena
and their children Felipe and

Eight sisters,

six brothers

A spouse, two kids, a dog
and a three-bedroom, two-bath
house. That is the profile of
today's typical American fam-
ily, give or take. Not at 318
Ridge Ave. in McShertys-
town, Pa. There resided the
family of Clarence and Heleo
Overbaugh: 15 kids and I don't
recall hearing about a dog.
This community of just
under 3,000
in Adams
County was
hot far from
The church
was the core
of this close-
knit family-
KEFFER'S town that
S would have
RickKeffer approved of.
P e, 6 ple
walked a lot-and would pop in
i ihe tuikck,_-d back screen door
at a friend or i elati house.
It was in this environment that
my another grew up with her
eight sisters and six brothers.
There were no twins and I
believe they wereiall born in a
20-year period. Digest that for
a minute.
My mother had an annual
retreat with her sisters the last
number of years every sum-
mer here at Amelia. About a
half dozen Overbaugh sisters
gather to enjoy each other and
:life's simple pleasures'. Their
visit *was rin motivation to
so. ay this week from auto top-
ics'and: recognize an amazing
chapter -of my young life, vis-
iting Grandmother Oiverbaugh
and .trying to grasp what the
family accomplished .'
Thanksgiving was shared
around a table that sat a little
over 20 people. The house was
alive with a true holiday spirit,
kids enjoying sweets, adult sib-
lings.catching up and lots of
great food. I remember it like
it was yesterday.
The faonily history is amaz-
ing.:This big family lost their
dad to an unrtimely death I
never met him They must
have pulled t.,gethei and done

If anyone lackedfor
anything, I never
heard about it.
Count your
blessings'was the
prevailing attitude.

what it took to push forward.
There was not a bad apple in
the bunch. Many went on to
college and became account-
ants, nurses and two became
priests. How they managed to
advance their lives and how
grandmother made ends meet
is still'a rilystery to me. My
guess is a mix of frugality and
Eleven of the 15 had fami-
.lies of their own with, I believe,
. 55 grandchildren. Grandmot-
her never missed a birthday
and always put a couple dollars
in the card, I'm sure at some
,sacrifice. When she is dis-
cussed by her daughters
today, she is referred to as
"Mother." There is almost a
reverence that coincides with
, any discussion of this amaz-
ing lady who spent years as a
. single parent. She never drove
a day in her life had no car.
There was never any feeling
sorry for her lot in life, just
the opposite. She received the
adulation and appreciation she
richly deserved.
'These 15 kids, including
nihe girls, had one bathroom
with a big claw tub. They did
have four bedrooms loaded
with beds and a nice backyard
and big garden. If anyone
lacked for anything, I never-
heard about it. The phrase
"count your blessings" was
more of the prevailing attitude.
We are ,all a product of our
environment, and I count my
blessings for having experi-
enced the Overbaugh clan in
my youth and even today. I
hope my mother and her sis-
ters enjoy reading this on
Friday. Have a good'week.
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DEBBY Continued from LA US301detour

Hinson said he anticipated
rising levels of storm water,
elsewhere as well. "All the
storm water runoff is making
its way into all these creeks
and tributaries," Hinson said.
"I don't see this going down
today. I think it's still going to
Hinson said there was
reported flooding on the West
Side near Thomas Creek, Ford
Road, Dornbrush Road and
Swallow Fork Avenue in
Callahan, and more on the
East Side in Yulee around
Amelia Concourse and Weldon
Road. Road crews were dis-
patched to those locations, he
The portion of closed US
301, about four miles north of
Baldwin near Otis Road, could
reopen in early July, FDOT
spokesperson Gina Busscher
said in a press release. Detour
information is available at the
county website, www.nas-
FDOT also reported thatat
8 a.m. Thursday the west-
bound lanes of 1-10 between
US 90 in Baker County (Exit
324) and Interstate 75 (Exit
296) were reopened. The east-
bound lanes from 1-75 to US
90 remained closed. All traffic
was detoured to 1-75 south to
US 90 in Lake City and east to
US 90 in Baker County to re-
enter 1-10. The-interstate was
closed by flooding from
Debby's heavy rains.
The city of Fernandina
Beach urged caution
Wednesday to drivers and
pedestrians alike because of
continued problems in some
low-lying places. Lisa Avenue
remained largely impassable
Wednesday and there was still
standing water on North
Fletcher Avenue. Some trails
in Egans Creek Greenway
remained underwater. The city
issued a boil water advisory'
for Dade Street residents' after
a nearby water main broke .
Tuesday night.
Nassau County
Commissioners declared a
local state of emergency in a
special meeting Tuesday. That
announcement came on the
heels of a statewide declara-

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Those who live north of the washed-out bridge on US 301
or are-traveling to Baldwin on 1-10 should go south on US 1
in Callahan, then wesi on 1-295 to get to 1-10 orto areas
south of the closed bridge. Amelia Island and Yulee resi-
dents should use 1-95 to 1-295 to get to 1-10 instead of
going through Callahan and Bryceville.

tion by Gov. Rick Scott as the
storm swept across Florida.
Under those declarations, local
governments are eligible for
federal assistance in their
recovery efforts.
Despite no turnout, officials
kept the doors open at Hilliard
Middle Senior High School
where they have staged an
emergency shelter for affected
residents, Hinson said.
"We were proactive, in
doing a shelter opening yes-
terday because we were con-
cerned for those residing on
the West Side," added Hinson.

The county is providing
residents with sand and sand-
bags at' two facilities. East
Nassau residents can drop by
3613 Bailey Road in
Fernandina Beach, and West
Nassau residents can go to
45377 Mickler St. in Callahan.
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which are open 24 hours a day,
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counts of aggravated assault
(party to a crime), armed rob-
bery (party to a crime) and tam-
pering with evidence.
Ennis is about 5 feet, 11
inches tall and weighs 165
pounds with blue eyes and
brown hair.
During the incident-a local
woman was assaulted by being
hit in the head repeatedly with
a hard object and having her
thumb severely cut with a pair


of scissors.
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robbed and
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behind the
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was assaulted.
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about Ennis' whereabouts is
asked to call the Camden
County Sheriff's Office at (912)
510-5100 or Investigator Steve
Wahl at (912) 510-5174. Ennis
may be in Florida or in Brantley
County, Ga.

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I believe in the United States
of America as a government of
the people, by the people, for
the people, whose just powers
are derived from the consent of
the governed: a democracy in a
republic; a sovereign Nation of
many sovereign States; a per-
fect Union, one and insepara-
ble, established upon those prin-
ciples of freedom, equality,
justice, and humanity for which
American patriots sacrificed
their lives and fortunes.
I therefore believe it is my
duty to my country to love it, to
support its Constitution, to obey
its laws, to respect its flag, and
to defend it against all enemies.
William Tyler Page
* *
We begin every meeting of
the Amelia Island Chapter of
the Daughters of the American
Revolution by reciting Mr.
Page's patriotic masterpiece. I
am always fighting tears by the
time I finish my recitation.
It is fitting that he is the
author of this moving para-
graph. fie was a descendent of
a signer of the Declaration of
Independence (Carter Braxton,
from Virginia), as well as kin to
' our 10th president, John Tyler.
William Tyler Page was born
in 1868 in Frederick, Md. By
the time he died in October of
1942, he had compiled a 61-year
career, as a national public ser-
vant. He began as a 13-year-old
page at the U.S. Capitol, and
ultimately became Clerk of the
U.S. House of Representatives,

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He was 49
when he
wrote the
Screed for a
.i patriotic con-
-: ./' test. His sub-
mission was
chosen out of
over 3,000
CI' others, and a
SIDEBAR year later the
U.S. House of
Cara Curtin tives, on
behalf of the American people,
accepted it as our country's
My membership in the DAR
is a result of a serendipitous suc-
cession of faulty memories and
inaccurate family history. I am
sure that my great-grandmoth-
er did, indeed, get gussied up in
hat and gloves for a monthly
meeting of some organization.
But it wasn't a DAR meeting,
no matter how positive my
father was in his recollections.
Fortunately, Marie Santry's.
research into my great's lack of
DAR participation led eventual-*
ly to an ancestor in North
Carolina who provided "mate-
rial aid" to our Revolution-ary.
Like many Americans who
take pride in their hard-work-
ing, middle-class roots, I had
always rolled my eyes at the
mention of the DAR. I had the
mistaken vision of humorless
elderly ladies sitting aound
playing power games to deter-
mine whose family tree was the
most ancient and honorable.
Au contraire, my dear. I have
not met all 192 members of the
Amelia Island Chapter of the.
DAR, but I am always impres-
sed at this gathering of suc-
cessful and accomplished Wo-
men, if I do say so myself. We
come from a wide variety of eth-
nic and religious backgrounds
and economic strata, as well as
work and life experience.
Two common threads unite
us. One is that each of us has at
least one ancestor who fought
for or contributed to the birth of
our nation. The second is that,
down through our families' sub-
sequent generations, the loyal-
ty and fervor of those first patri-
ots have remained undiluted in

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our hearts and minds.
And so we have banded
together in an organization that
is first and foremost one of serv-
ice, with an emphasis on patri-
otism and good citizenship. We
sponsor essay contests, cele-
brate Constitution Week in
September and George Wash-
ington's Birthday in February.
We march in the Veterans Day
parade in November as well as
the Independence Day parade in
July. We participate in Memorial
Day celebrations in May and
conduct our annual flag retire-
ment ceremony in June. We
attend naturalization cere-
monies at the Federal
Courthouse in Jacksonville once
or twice a year, conduct history
essay contests each fall, and just
before graduation we award
scholarships to seniors from
each high school in the county.
Our speakers at the monthly
meetings address community
issues such as driver safety,
local recycling programs,
wildlife habitat, and historical
preservation. We are busy! And
through it all run the red, white
and blue threads of patriotism.
Like William Tyler Page and
countless other patriots, we aim
to pass along our love for
America to our children. Amy
Schnell, along with our Regent,
Jaiie, Philips Collins, has 6rgan-
ized the Vaughan-Latham
Society or 'the Children of the
'nAmerican Revolution. The soci-
ety is named after two of the
island's Revolutionary War par-
ticipaints,'Amos Latham (our
first lighthouse keeper) and
John D. Vaughan who served
-in a Massachusetts regiment
but. moved to Nassau County
several years after the war. Mr.
Latham is buried in Bosque
Bello, and thetVaughan Ceme-
tery is on the First Coast
Highway, behind Waterwheel
Membership in the
Vaughan-Latham Society is open
to children 5 years old to 18 who
have ties to the Revolution, so
now's your chance for your chil-
dren or grandchildren to
become part of this great organ-
ization. If you would. like more
information about the Vaughan-
Latham Society or any DAR
program (membership, essay
contests, scholarships) go to
,, L ,-h Fp.- that The American's
. 'i)X d moves you as much as it
moves me. And I hope that you,
too, adopt it as part of your per-
sonal, patriotic philosophy.
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for the people of Nassau County by Community
Newspapers, Inc., Athens, Georgia. We believe
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Anyone seen my missing muse?

OK, I'm all packed and ready to go on my
vacation. Don't look to hear from me for
awhile because I might take an extended vaca-
So, you ask. Where am I going? Well, I'll
tell you.
There's a place where writers go from time
to time to recharge their batteries and refresh
themselves. It doesn't have any particular
name but it lives inside each of us who prac-
tice the craft of writing. When we find our
phrases flagging, our sentences suffering, our
strong nouns and verbs weakened, sometimes
it's necessary to go there and get help. Kind of
like a sauna for the creative soul. A Shangri-la
for writers, if you will.
I'm at that point. I've been doing this col-
umn for years. I don't work for the newspaper
but I write this column as an aside from my
everyday life. And it has been very rewarding.
It truly has.
Over the years, my column evolved from
sort of a bully pulpit to its current form. At
some point, I chose to leave the political ranti-
ng and raving to others. Lord knows there are
enough of them out there. And they're all
right, of course. At least that's what they'd
have you think. So why add one more voice to.
the storm and tempest? No thank you very
So I sat down and decided to do something
different. And if you've been reading this col-
umn the past couple of years, you'll know what

I-.I. I'm talking about. I decided
to take my life's experiences
and day to day happenings
and turn them into stories.
Oh, I embellished here and
there, but that's what colum-
nists like me are allowed to
Ever read any of the late
Lewis Grizzard's writing?
CUP OF Not that I'm comparing
JOE myself to him. Oh no. But do
..... you really think he really
knew someone named Kathy
Joe Palmer Sue Loudermilk? I don't
know. Maybe he did. But I like to think she
was a character wholly invented in Mr.
Grizzard's very fertile imagination.
I've been blessed with a very active imagi-
nation. Always have been. On. my best days, I
can sit down and invent a 750-word yarn in 30
minutes. Week in and week out.
But of late, I've noticed that there are times
the bucket comes up from the well without a
drop of water in it. Or worse, the water that is
in it is a bit stale. And as you've probably
noticed, the weekly Cup of Joe has become
more of an every other week affair. To me,
that's just plain unsatisfactory.
What I seem to have is a bad case of
writer's block and, like this dang rain, it does-
n't show any signs of letting up real soon.
I hear from an awful lot of you. I've even

met some of you and have become friends
.with you. As someone who loves his craft, I
believe that if I can't do it right, then I should-
n't do it at all. Lord knows there are enough
fatuous blowhards out there in love with their
own words.
To put'it plain, there are times when the
creative process just isn't there. And when you
try to force it, like I've been guilty of doing a
few times, you're only cheating your readers.
That's the last thing I want to do. You don't
know how much it warms my soul to open my
email or my mailbox and hear from any one of
you, even the fellow who sends me clips of my
columns with grammatical misfires circled.
But I've come to expect it, bless his heart.
So, don't look for my column to reappear
anytime real soon. I'm like an aggravating rela-
tive. I'll hang out at your house and eat your
sandwiches till you're ready to tear out your
hair and then I'll be off to annoy another
cousin, nephew or niece somewhere else. But
sooner or later, I'll be back, sitting on your
sofa and telling you tall tales.
But for now, I need a break. Do keep the
emails and letters coming. They really lift my
spirits and I always enjoy hearing from you.
Now, if anyone knows the way to Shangri-
la, please send me detailed directions. I've
never been real good at reading a map.
Perhaps I'll find my missing muse there, bask-
ing in the sun and waiting for me to arrive.

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New commission
I have made Fernandina Beach my home for
the past 22 years. The last few months have
been very challenging for many citizens but I
speak only for myself.
I urge you to practice the spirit of cooperation.
This is supposed to be a non-partisan commis-
sion yet I have never seen it so divisive. If you
can't work together nothing will get accom-
plished peacefully or at all. I see rudeness to
staff and each other when I watch on TV. Please
put aside agendas and egos. I expect more from
public servants.
Please tell us the reasons you are voting the
way you are on issues. We deserve to know. It is
disingenuous if you don't. It also helps educate
the public; If you do not know why you are vot-
ing the way you are please step down from this
I am very concerned about protecting a
"small-town" feel and the quality of life here, but
I would like to clarify what a small-town feel is:
A small-town feel is when your friend or neigh-
bor cleans up your yard because you were out.of
town when a storm blew through. A small-town
feel is when I am too busy to go out to get lunch
but I can call T-Rays and someone there eating
will bring it to me and I can go in and pay for it
the next day. It is not stopping all progress.
When our economy is in a downturn we work
harder, stay open later, take more clients, even
if we are dead dog tired. We do not just stop
and do nothing. Nor should you. Our city needs
to-.tay open for business and keep planning and
managing for the future, just like you would in
a business.'
For at least 24 years we have been talking
about the waterfront. Now, when it looks like the
city is finally ready to move on a citizen-drafted
plan, some of you seem to be getting cold feet.
"The timing isn't right," you say. Well, the city has
dragged this out so long that the future of Centre
Street is now part of the mix. Do you want it said
that Centre Street died on your watch? If you stop
investing in our. city, you are in effect killing our
An ex-commissioner was quoted in an article
as saying "when you step into Fernandina poli-
tics you are stepping into a hot-bed." It does not
have to be that way. Some people's approach to
life is always being part of the problem but never
part of the solution. Find solutions.
Watch the recordings of your meetings so
that you see what we do during commission
meetings. Surely you knew that if elected you
would have to come to commission meetings. If
you do not know how the commission should act
or the meetings are run; then buy a book (or visit
the library) and brush up on Robert's Rules of
Order so we do not look like we live in
For my last note please remember, you are
the city .manager's boss, but the citizens of
Fernandina Beach are your boss.
Ulla Mayo
Fernandina Beach

News fiction?
I just finished reading the news article regard-
ing the arrest of County Commissioner Stacy
Johnson ("Johnson: DUI? 'It's political,'" June
What surprised me the most is it read as the
opening chapter of a fictional novel. For exam-


ple, 'There, unsteady on her feet, occasionally
slurring her words and repeating herself, a feisty
Johnson challenged a deputy who tried to get her
to perform a field sobriety test and said she was
not driving under the influence of alcohol." I
can only assume that (the reporter) was there in
person close enough to witness this himself for
him to report this? But I don't think so.
I am surprised that this type of snub report-
ing would be allowed by the News-Leader as it is
generally left for the rags that specialize in that
type of news reporting, not a local paper with
such an extensive history.
I think it is time that we let the courts do'
their job and let's not try to convict in the media.
It is a right of every American to be presumed
innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable
doubt, in a court of law, not in the media.
Ms. 'Johnson as our county commissioner
has no. doubt accomplished much for Nassau
County and its residents. I think it is proper to
report the arrest, as it is a factual situation, but
we should show some respect to her and allow
the law to prevail with due process without incit-
ing speculation and slight it the way I feel this
article does as it was written.
Bruce Bellis
Editor's note: Descriptions in the report were
based on watching the police video ofMs. Johnson's

Fireworks at Main Beach?
So happy to read about the Stars and Stripes
Freedom Festival, Fourth of July at Main Beach
this year. Also a huge thank-you to the commit,
tee that spearheaded the fundraising for this
year's fireworks. I will wear my T-shirt proudly!
I'd like to suggest that next year we take this cel-
ebration one step further. Why not have the fire-
works at Main Beach? Not only could we enjoy
our display but The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
and Omni Amelia Island Plantation's as well. I
know the merchants prefer the river location
because it draws business to the downtown area,
however our beautiful shoreline provides a more
comfortable venue for spectators.
* Also, I thoroughly enjoyed Carol Hayes' view-
point, "Bottles on the porch," June. 22.
Fernandina Beach is truly an extraordinary
home to all of us fortunate to live here.
Bobbie Mathews
Fernandina Beach

Thankyou after car fire
Tuesday at approximately 8:15 am. my Ford
Explorer caught on fire on the side of Miner
Road in front of my mom's friend Monette's
house. There were several people that stopped
to help and called 911. A Navy MA (Master at
Arms) stopped and used a water hose from
Monette's house to try to put the fire out. Nassau
County Fire and Rescue got there before the
fire got too bad and had it out in no time.
I would like to thank everybody that stopped
and helped. I would like to thank Nassau County
Fire and Rescue. I would like to thank the MA
that helped. I would like to thank Monette, and
sorry about the grass. And I would like to
apologize to everybody that was late to work or
otherwise inconvenienced. Thank you all so
Carey M. Copeland
Fernandina Beach

Musings, opinions, observations, questions,
and random thoughts on island life, .
Fernandina Beach and more:
Island BBQ restaurateur Mo Natour, pit
master Rodney Stubbs and staffers Angela
Haskins and Tina Mclean had a surprise visit
last month from U.S. House Sieeaker John
Boehner (R-Ohio), who stopped by to taste
Stubbs' smoked ribs while visiting the area.
Following Pis meal the speaker, a smoker
himself, stepped outside for a cigarette and
based on what I heard significantly impressed
the BBQ quartet enough that he may have
picked up four votes for the GOP this
November. Natour said the speaker was very
"nice, friendly, approachable and didn't talk
politics," and when a family lunching on the
patio recognized him, he instantly agreed to
have photos taken with them. The odd couple
of Jordanian-born Natour and Millen, Ga.,
native Stubbs produce some of the best BBQ
outside of Texas in their location directly
behind the Hammerhead at the corner of
Fletcher and Sadler, where the smell alone
will pull you in off the street no matter what
your party affiliation may be.
* *
Did you know that Fernandina Beach has
a roller derby team? Neither did I until I
stopped to watch the gals practice at the Main
Beach basketball courts on the corner of ,
Trout and Tarpon the other day. Cleverly
named the Fernandiva Rollers, these ladies
are currently looking for more skaters, spon-
sors and an indoor practice venue, so if you
are interested in participating, sponsoring or'
volunteering call (904) 731-6010 and ask for,
Kim Affronti or go to
www.tcrmrollerderby.com but understand
that this is not an activity for sissies as it is a-
full contact sport and to participate in the
Tuesday and Thursday 6-8 p.m. practice ses-
sions at the basketball court bring along quad
roller skates, wrist guards, knee pads, elbow
pads, a helmet and mouth guard. You may
also want to watch the Drew Barrymore film
"Whip It" before heading to the practice ses-
sion, a movie that'll either hype you up or con-
vince you that this may have been the nuttiest
idea you've ever had.

Rugby is another sport where sissies need
not apply and Fernandina Beach resident
Owen Taylor, a member of the Jacksonville
Axmen Rugby team,,has convinced the team
owner to convene a rugby camp here for local
kids once school starts. Taylor, a button-
downed-shirt, tailored-suit-wearing executive
with Bank of America's Merrill'Lynch broker-
age subsidiary, has a totally different
demeanor in a rugby scrum with the Axmen,
who play their home games at the UNF cam-
pus' Hodges Stadium where admission is just
five bucks, beer only a dollar and kids under
12 admitted free. Two home games remain
against Baltimore July 14 and Rhode Island
July 21. Rugby camp dates and location will
be announced soon says Taylor.

Florida is one of only three states where
couples can be married by a notary public,
the other two being Maine and South
Carolina, so if matrimony is on the minds of
you and your significant other, you may want
to consider checking into the Addison Bed &
Breakfast (www.addisononamelia.com) at 614
Ash St. for a couple of nights, where innkeep-
er and Notary Bob Tidball has married 127
couples the past three years, or almost one
wedding a week. Oh, you do need a license,
which Bob or his wife Shannon can help you
obtain. Tidball says'the ages of the newly-
weds range from their early 20s to those in
their 50s and that 90 percent are elopements,
some military who want to marry before
deployment and some escaping the stress of
mom's big wedding plans with one young
Addison B&B bride telling the couple that her
mother already sent out 400 invitations when
she decided to skip town and tie the knot
here. She said. mom was having a great time
planning the big event and she and her new
husband would go back home and go
through the motions while neglecting to men-


tion that they are already
married. Most weddings are
conducted during the inn's
daily happy hour with cur-
rent guests among the
attendees, offering support,
and in many cases gifts to
the happy couple, who just
hours ago were total
* *

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David N played at a reasonable deci-
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City Commissioner Tim Poynter took lots
of heat from all sides for his position on snuff-
ing Fernandina Beach's funding of the annual
July 4 fireworks and he didn't beat around the
bush when explaining why, suggesting that
private businesses and citizens should
bankroll the celebratory pyrotechnic event
due to a tight city budget. Poynter and his
wife Teresa, who run two Third Street North
downtown restaurants Cafe Karibo and
Timoti's put his money where his mouth is,
contributing $1,000 of personal funds to the
private fundraising,effort, making him my
kind of politician.
* *
If you don't already have the Big Brothers
& Big Sisters of Nassau County's Passbook
then go get one as fast as you can because for
only $40 you are not only promoting a terrific
organization but picking up one of the best
bargains I've run across since moving here.
The 168-page booklet is bulging with coupons
offering its owners discounts that you won't
ordinarily find such as $28 off of a second
meal at Horizon's, $22 at Joe's Second Street
Bistro, $26 at 29 South and loads more includ-
ing The Crab Trap, The Courtyard, O'Kane's,
Sliders, Half Time Sports Bar, Townies Pizza,
Tasty's, Tony's Brick Oven, Island BBQ, The
Happy Tomato, Doo Wop Diner, etc. as well
as discounts for haircuts, golf, lry cleaning,
towing, bowling, fitness centers, and scuba. I
used as many as I could last year, with the
booklet, which expires next April 30, paying
for itself the second time I tried it. Get yours
by calling Rainey Crawford, area director,
Big Brothers Big Sisters, at 261-9500. Oh, and
ask them about their great program too and
say thanks to the local merchants for partici-

It has been reported that Osama Bin
Laden was living with three wives, in one
compound, and never left the house for five
years so is it likely that he actually called the
U.S. Navy Seals?

Does anybody who moved to Amelia
Island the last few years still get up in the
morning and think: "Hey I don't have to
go back to that frozen, crime-riddled, traffic-
congested, smog-covered, God-forsaken
(insert name of any city north of us or just '
use "hell-hole") I escaped from to get
here? If not, then you are taking this island
paradise for granted. Remember how lucky
you are to be where you are and not where
you were!

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Artist receives coveted NSDAR award

The Amelia Island Chapter of
Daughters of the American Revolution
is honored to announce that Past-Regent
Susan J. Hutchinson has been selected
as a recipient of the NSDAR American
Heritage Women in the Arts
Recognition Award.,
Since retiring, Hutchinson had mas-
tered the technique of various mediums
including watercolors, art photography
and in the spring submitted her artistic
expression in fiber art for a competition.
In 2006, she had.the honor of placing ,
first overall in the American Heritage
Art and Sculpture competition with a
watercolor, and third in the 2011 in pho-
tography category.
As the president of the Regents
Council of Northeast Florida, she and
local museum personnel gave a present ,
station on the portraits of George,
Washingtoh for his birthday luncheon in
2009. She has served as Florida State
American Heritage Chairperson in 2011.
In the community, Hutchinson sup-,

ported the local art asso-
ciation with her artistic
talents and her.knowl-
edge of marketing. She
was an effective leader
during a period when the
art association recruited
70 local artists and their
artistic work for a very
* Hutchinsoh -creative book, Artists of
In 2007, she had the
honor of having her painting win best
overall at the Florida Federation of
Women's' Clubs. In the past,
Hutchinson helped foster a love for the
art of story writing and the appreciation
of old architecture in children of various
After three years of research that
included documents, newspaper arti-
cles, pictures and person interviews,
Hutchinson proceeded to prepare a .
slide show and lecture focused on the
creation of the Gerbing Gardens.

Her research into the
Gerbing Gardens and
watercolors of the 15-acre site
led to recognition of the
.gardens by the Smithsonian
in 2011.

Included with the lecture were two of
her watercolor paintings of the gardens
that covered'the 15 acres abutting the
Amelia River. The lectures and watercol-
ors led to recognition of the gardens by
the Smithsonian. This honor was
achieved in 2011.-
Upon learning of this good news, the
chapter congratulated Hutchinson for
being a worthy candidate for this
impressive award.
After a 3-year battle with cancer, Sue
Hutchinson died on June 16.


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Caroline Dobinski of St. Michael Academy is the
2012 recipient of the a Katie Caples Scholarship to
Bishop Kenny High School. The scholarship, provided by
the Katies Caples Foundation, recognizes individuals
who best exemplify the goals'and teachings of St.
Michael Academy through their accomplishments in the
classroom, their outside endeavors, as well as their posi-
tive influence on their fellow students.
The Katie Caples Foundation was founded in 1998 in
memory of Katie Caples who did not survive the trauma
from.an automobile accident. Katie was' a student at
Bishop Kenny High School, a resident of Feinandina
Beach and a parishioner at St. Michael Catholic Church.
The Katie Caples Foundation holds the annual Kaite
Ride/Walk for Life. which raises money tf support'edu-
cation programs for organ donor awareness.
Above, from left, at the graduation' and awards cere-
mony are Deborah Suddarthi, principal of St. Michael
Academy; Julie Dobinski, mother; Caroline Dobinski;
Joe Dobinski. father; and Tom Oden, treasurer, Katie
Caples Foundation.
Right, Oden awards the scholarship to Dobinski.
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Mr. and Mrs. Coldwater

Wendy Gail Geiger and
Michael Andy Coldwater,
both of Fernandina Beach,
were married April 21, 2012,
at Main Beach in Fernandina
Beach with Karen Austin offi-
The bride is the daughter
of Gail and Jim Morgan of
Fernandina Beach and the
late Clarence Geiger.
The bridegroom is the son
of Allen Coldwater of Calla-
han and the late-MaeBelle


Cadbt First Class Academy on Saturday, June
Christian Kremler of Fernan- 16,2012, with a bachelor of
dina Beach graduated from science in marine engifteer-
the Massachusetts Maritime ing.

Cool summer fun

aids two nonprofits

Join Nassaut Huimane,
Society and the Armei ican
Cancer Society Relay Ifo life
for a Splash Bash Tennis Ball
Extravaganza at the NHS Dog
Park (located b.y the
Fernandina Beach Aui port),.'
on Saturday, Ag 4 at 6 p,m.
Each IlD ticketrepreserits
a numbered tennis ball thai
will be thrown into the doe
park pool Kit-. a golden
retriever, will dive to i etrieve
two balls. Two winners will
receive $500 each. You need
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proceeds benefit NHS and the
Relay for. Life. Appetizers,,
wine and beer will be avail- '
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at social events, so please
leave your best friend at
hohie. Tickets are on sale
now at NHS Dog Park.
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Have you read your book
If you have, or plan to,
read one (or' more), join. the
fun at-the.Nassau County
Library System by registering ,
for the summer reading pro-
gram for adults, Between the
The program began on
June 11 and continues
- through Aug. 13. After read-
ing a book, visit your local
library branch and turn in a
reading entry form for a
chanceto win weeklypirizes..
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Carmike Island 7, Chili's,
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MidAnmerica Books, Murray's
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Lobster, Southern Touch,
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Stingrays swamp Marlins

Team Fernandina Stingrays swimmers swamped
the Rolling Hills Marlins on Saturday by a total
score of 633 to 361. The girls garnered the most
points, outscoring the female Marlins by 230 points.
Stingray girls also swam for five new team and pool
Record setters included: Sarah Pagliughi, who
broke Maggie Roebuck's seven-year-old record in
the 8 & Under 25 Free with a 15.98 "A" time, and
Corinne Priest, who set three new records, one team
record (100 Breast) and pool records in the 50 Free
. and the 100 IM where she swam the fastest time in
the pool in eight years. The girls' 11-18 200 Freestyle
Relay Team of Carmen Watson, Reagan Butler, Caitlyn
O'Rourke and Corrine Priest rounded out the record
setting for the day with another team record. Carmen
Watson also had an outstanding meet, swimming for
three "A" times.'
The Stingrays swim their final, regular season
meet Saturday against Beaches Aquatics at 9 a.m.

RHST361 /TFS 633
* New Team Records:
Sarah Pagliughi 25 Free
Corrine.Priest 100 Breast
Carmen Watson, Reagan Butler, Caitlyn O'Rourke,
Corrine Priest 200 Free Relay
New Pool Records:
Corrine Priest 50 Free and 100 IM
* "A" Times:
Bryson Baxter 50 Free
Megan Howard 25 Back
Sarah Pagliughi 25 Free & 25 Breast
Corinne Priest 100 IM & 50 Free
Carmen Watson 100 IM, 50 Free & 50 Fly
* "B" Times:
Johnathan Azar 50 Free & 50 Fly
Bryson Baxter 100 IM
Jade Beasley 50 Free
Chloe Birch 100 IM

Shelby Bradley 50 Free
Reagan Butler 50 Free
'Jeremy Fischer 50 Free
Megan Howard 25 Free
Natalia Janzen 50 Free & 50 Fl'
Mary Kate Kaywork 100 IM &
Jeremy Kennedy 100 IM
Carson Nave 100 IM & 50 Fly
Caitlyn O'Rourke 50 Free
Sarah Pagliughi 25 Fly
Sarah Parchinski 100 IM, 50 Fr
Rachel Pittman 50 Free
Camp Priest 100 IM & 50 Free
Corinne Priest 100 Breast
Christian Purdy 100 IM, 50 Fre
Taylor Radcliffe 100 IM, 50 Fre
Zoe Reyes 100 IM & 50 Free
Katie Rowe 50 Free & 50 Back
Marley Thomas 25 Fly
Georgia Lyn Young 50 Free


Sarah "Pags" Pagliughi finishes well, setting a pool record in the 25 with two "A" times, top left. Felicity Acosta improves her pe
time by three seconds, taking third in the Breaststroke, top right. There's determination under that sweet exterior Corinne Pri
set three new records this week. Chloe Birch, middle right, pulls a "B" time in her 100 IM, taking fourth. Two powerhouses bel
Young, right, took 4-plus seconds off his 100 IM and Bryson Baxter's "A" time in the 50 Free took first place. Below left, Taylor
in the IM event, bringing a first place "B" time. Bottom left, Jeremy Fischer was flying high, with first place in both the IM and tl
and a "B" time in the 50 free.


Guide to


fish lists

50 Free species

Florida. Museum of Natural
History ichthyologist Larry
*ee & 50 Fly Page collected specimens in
Thailand last spring, Houghton
Mifflin Harcourt released one
of his most significant publica-
ae & 50 Fly tions, the second edition of the
-e & 50 Back Peterson Field Guide to
Freshwater Fishes of North
America North of Mexico.
"I use it myself all the time,
believe it or not," said Page, a
curator at the museum located
on the University of Florida cam-
pus. "We keep copies in every.
lab and every office because
specimens come in all the time
and we need it for our own
research and work."
Published in May, the guide
includes 114 new native, 19 inva-
sive and 16 non-native, orrexot-
ic species, with eight deleted
from the first edition, as invalid
or- non-established exotic,
species. The book also recog-
nizes 16 species that have gone
extinct in modern times. The
909 species increased from 768
in the first edition.
"The increase in -number is
really astonishing when you con-
sider that we're talking about a
group of vertebrates in the U.S.
and Cariada, arguably the best-
known parts of the world," Page
said. "People have. a different
way of thinking about species
than they did when the field
guide was first published in
The field guide is organized
by when fish appeared, from the
most ancient to more recent
spi-cies, and features new maps
made possible by technological
advances in geographic infor-
ation.-.system -mapping that
shows the geographic range of
each species.
"It provides a good reference
point to see how the ranges have
either decreased or expanded
over time," said museum re-
searcher Griffin Sheehy, who
..;. 1. ', -; spent about five years creating
'r- the book's nearly 600 color
"- .. maps. "The old [first edition's]
S... : ^ maps didn't even have water fea-
'"i There are about 31,000 rec-
ognized fish species worldwide,
and while only about 3 percent
are native to the fresh waters of
North America, the continent
has the most diverse temperate
freshwater fish fauna, Page said.
The first edition sold about
106,000 copies, possibly mak-
ing it the highest-selling book
ever published about fish, Page
said. He and co-author Brooks
Burr are already thinking about
what to add for asthird edition,
he said.
"Obviously, you write a field
guide because people want it,"
Page said. "Clearly a lot of peo-
ple docare about what they're
catching, what they have in their
aquarium and what they're look-
ing at in class."
The book is part of a set that
includes the Peterson Field Guide
to Atlantic Coast Fishes and the
Peterson Field Guide to Pacific
Coast Fishes." Page said the
book's most useful feature,
| which many field guides'do not
include, is the "similar species"
section at the end of every
species' account, which refers
the reader to other species with
physical similarities.
Bill Eschmeyer, who co-
authored the Peterson Field
Guide to Pacific Coast Fishes,
said the field guides are mainly
of interest to students, natural-
i ists, conservationists and state
fish and game employees. He
analyzed the book page-by-page
ito enter new species into the
Catalog of Fishes.
"It's extremely accurate and
the drawings and maps are very
good," Eschmeyer said. "This
edition includes a lot more
species and better ranges."
The 57 pages of specimen
illustrations (known as plates) at
.. the beginning of the book were
drawn and Dainted by Eugene C.

Beckham III, John Parker
Sherrod, Justin T Sipiorski and
Joseph R. Tomelleri. The
National Audubon Society, the
National Wildlife Federation and
SUBMITTED PHOTOS the Roger Tory Peterson
*rsonal best Institute sponsored the guide.
est, middle left, "I've published over 100 sci-
ow right: Griffin entific papers, but because this
* Radcliffe flies field guide is used by so many
he Butterfly, people, I probably think this is
the most important thing I've
done," Page said.


FRIDAY. JUNE 29, 2012 NEWS News-Leader -


Candidate debates
Nassau Patriots Tea Party
is scheduled to host public
debates for Nassau County
Sheriff candidates and Nassau
County Commission candi-
dates next month. Sheriff can-
didates will debate July 13 and

county commission candi-
dates July 27.
The debates are scheduled
to take place at the Fernan-
dina Beach Police Depart-
ment training room, 125 Lime
St beginning with a meet and
greet from 6:30-7 p.m. The
debates from 7-9 p.m.

Nassau Patriots Tea Party
is a nonpartisan, nonprofit
organization of concerned
county citizens promoting
civic education, conservative
values and spending within
our government and institu-
tions' means. More informa-
tion is at http://nassaupatri-
The group meets the first
Saturday of each month at
Murray's Grille in Yulee at
9:30 a.m. and at McGill Avia-
tion each Tuesday at 2 p.m.
All are welcome to attend.
Young Republicans
The Nassau County Young
Republicans will have their
,monthly meeting on Tuesday,
July 17 at San Jos6 Mexican
Grill, 463797 SR 200. The
monthly meeting will feature a
'Rssl 1 Jhso ,
I Rus~y

sheriff's candidate forum
hosted by the club. The social
will be held at 6 p.m. and the
business meeting will be held
from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
All Nassau County Sheriff
candidates have been invited
to attend this special meeting,
which will include a question
and answer f6rum, the oppor-
tunity for the candidates to
share their message and meet
and greet with voters. Four
candidates qualified to seek
the office now held by retiring
Sheriff Tommy Seagraves.
They are former highway
patrol officer and Fernandina
Beach mayor Bill Leeper, for-
mer police officers Chris
Hartley and Steve Whitley and
deputy Garland "Bubba"
Rhoderi. All are Rlepublicans
who wilLcontest the Aug. 14
primary with no opponent in
All county voters, including
Democrats and independents,
may cast ballots in the Aug. 14
sheriff election since there are
no other candidates in

The Nassau County Young
Republican meetings are open
to any interested Republican
(regardless of age). Family
members and children are
welcome at the meetings.
To RSVP attendance con-
tact Justin Taylor at jmtay-
lor082@yahoo.com or (904)
GOP women
The Federated Republican
Women of Nassau County will
have their monthly meeting
on Friday, July 20 at the Golf
Club of Amelia Island. The
monthly meeting will feature a
sheriff's candidate forum
hosted by the club. The social
will be held at 11:30 a.m. and
the business meeting will
begin at 11:45 am.
Contact Gail Biondi at
GJBiondi@comcast.net or 261-
, 8793 by Tuesday, July 17, with
your reservation. Cost is $20.
Thrasher for
State Sen. John Thrasher,

District 8, has released a state-
ment endorsing Bill Leeper
for the next Nassau County
"I have personally known
you for many years and
believe you have demon-
strated that you have the
conservative ideals and
moral character to serve the
citizens of Nassau County,"
Thrasher said of the retired
highway patrol officer
and former Fernandina
Beach mayor. "You also have
the knowledge and experi-
ence to be able to take on the
economic challenges that
many law enforcement agen-
cies are facing in today's
tough times."
Thrasher was elected to
the Florida Senate in 2009 to
fill the seat left by the death of
the late Jim King, which
includes parts of eastern
Nassau County. He was
subsequently re-elected in
He is a past Chairman of
the Republican Party of

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Please join us in congratulating the nurses, staff and physicians of our five hospitals
and home health care division for simultaneously achieving redesignation as a Magnet
Health System.
Magnet is considered the gold standard for recognizing quality patient care, nursing
excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Currently, only 7 percent of
the hospitals in the U.S.' have earned Magnet designation.
By reaffirming our M.agnet status, the American Nurses Credentialing Center
acknowledges that our nurses are among the best in attending to patient needs,
pursuing ongoing training., v.,orking as a team, and giving to the community.
We thank each member of the Baptist Health family for playing a critical role in our
ongoing efforts to provide the best patient care and improve the lives of people in our
community. For details, go to ebaptisthealth.com.


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FRIDAY, JUNE 29.2012


ACT announces lineup for 2012-13 season

melia Community Theatre has
announced its lineup for 2012-13, its
A 32nd season, with thrillers, family
dramas, comedies and musicals in
Kicking off the season Sept. 27 will be
"Deathtrap" by Ira Levin, the story of a well-
known playwright who will go'to any lengths
for another hit show. The play was a great suc-
cess on Broadway and was made into a popu-
lar movie. The final moments of the show have

been described as "two-thirds thriller and one-
third devilishly clever comedy."
"It's a Wonderful Life" by James W.
Rodgers will debut just in time for the holiday
* season. Based on the Frank Capra film and the
story of Philip Van Doren Stern, the play stars
George Bailey, who with the help of an angel
sees what life would have been like for others
if he hadn't been born. In the end, he realizes
his own worth and is reminded that the love
and support of his family and community are

part of a wonderful life. The Chicago Sun-
Times called "It's a Wonderful, Life" "the holi-
day gift for alltime!"
"Almost Maine" by John Cariana will open
on Feb. 7. Listed in the Best Plays of 2006, it is
one of the most frequently produced in the
U.S. It's a cold, clear winter night in the mythi-
cal town of Almost Maine, the setting for nine
tales of love. Couples fall in and out of love in
unexpected and whimsical ways in this roman-
tic comedy.

Called "uproarious" and "hysterical" by
USA Today, "Lend.Me a Tenor" will open April
11. Set in 1934 on opening night for the
Cleveland Grand Opera Company, this come-
dy by Ken Ludwig features world-famous
tenor "II Stupendo," who is set to perform and
put Cleveland on the cultural map. Of course
nothing goes as planned in this farcical come-
dy that was a Broadway sensation.
ACT Continued on 2B


Pat Hooks is the Featured Artist of the Month for July at the Island Art Association Gallery, 18 N. Second St.
Hooks will feature coastal interpretations and her favorite subject nautical scenes in acrylic, watercolor and
mixed media. Above is her painting, "Moorings." Meet the artist in the gallery during the Second Saturday
Artrageous Artwalk, from 5-8 p.m. July.14, when she will host the Artwalk reception. Visit www.islandart.org or
call 261-7020 for information.

Museum Opens 'Kids Construct at reception tonight
The Amelia Island Museum of activities that allow children to take a community enjoyable for the whole fam-
History welcomes you to the opening of hands-on approach to learning about ily. It is, never too early for the arthi-
its Kids Construct Exhibit at 6 p.m. historic local buildings, city planning tects, builders and city-planners of our
tonight. Kids Construct is an interactive and the necessity of preserving our' future to start honing their craft.
learning experience that encourages local landmarks. Special guest speaker will be City
children to explore local architecture The stations will be both fun and Planner Adrienne Burke, and following
and preservation, educational, and will make learning
The exhibit will feature a series of about the physical foundations of our KIDS Continued on 2B

Fun alore It

store July 4th

The Fernandina Beach
.community Fourth of July fire-
works display will begin at
approximately 9.30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 4 at the
waterfront area downtown.
This year's fireworks display'
is privately funded by area
businesses and residents fol-
lowing a successful fuindrais-
ing effort organized by the
Amelia Island-Fernandina
Beach-Yulee Chamber of
Commerce and the
Fernandina Historic Business
If you have any questions
about the fireworks display,
contact the Fernandina Beach
Fire Department at 277-7331
or visit www.fbfl.us.
The city of Fernandina
Beach will host the annual
Stars and Stripes Freedom
Festival on July 4 from 10
a.m.-2 p.m. at Main Beach
Park. Enjoy the Touch a
Truck display of service vehi-
cles, live music, food, arts and
crafts, bounce houses, games,
apple pie contest and a space -
for people to make a video for
troops overseas.
Hotdogs, bratwurst and
hamburgers will be offered by
Billy Bob's BBQ, courtesy of
the Journey Church, as well
as sno-cones, frozen treats and
more. For information contact
Jay Robertson of the city
Parks & Recreation
Department at 277-7350,
Amelia River Cruises will
offer two fireworks boat tours
July 4, departing from the
Fernandina Harbor Marina.
Reservations are required by

calling 261-9972. Tickets are
$20 per person plus tax. Boats
will leave promptly at 8:40
p.m. for approximately one
hour, returning just after the
fireworks. Food and bever-
ages (alcoholic and non-alco-
holic) permitted. Part of the
ticket price will be donated to
help pay for'this year's fire-
The regularly scheduled
family sunset trip will also be
offered July 4 and the Twilight
Cruise will stay out longer
than normal to enjoy the fire-
The Shops at Omni Amelia
Island Plantation will offer sev-
eral activities for visitors dur-
ing the holiday weekend.
Shoppers can enjoy a Talent
Show and Magic Show on July
2, Kazoobie Kazoo Show on
July 3 and 4, live music on
June 30 and July 4, and more.
Visit www.omniameliaisland-
plantation.com for more
The Star Spangled 5K run
begins at 8 a.m. July 4 at Main
Beach Park. Runners can par-,
ticipate for $25, which
includes an event shirt and a
$5 donation to the "Wounded
Warrior Project." For more
information, visit www.ameli-
Red, White and Deep Blue
Celebration at The Ritz-
Carlton, Amelia Island (July 4)
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia
Island is taking reservations
for the annual Red, White and
Deep Blue Celebration July 4
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Chef Rick of The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island's
signature restaurant., Salt, will be at the
Fernandina Farmers Market June 30 to demon-
strate one of their gourmet dishes, Chilled
Tomato Soup with black olives and lemon oil.
Demonstration prep-
ping will be at 9:30 a.m..
and 11:30 a.m. and sam-
ples willhe available.
Also learn about the
heart of Salt its
unique infused salts ,
made right here on
Amelia Island, from
Yakima to Pure Ocean
Rosemary to
Mediterranean Black
Garlic. Learn how to use them to add unique and
interesting flavor to your dishes.
Also at the market Saturday will be all the regu-
lar market vendors as well as Gabriela's Tamales
and Log Cabin Citrus.
The Fernandina Farmers Market is open every
Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Seventh and Centre
streets..N6 pets, please. Call 491-4872 or visit

Taste traditional
Latin American food as
La Tierra Prometida .
(The Promised Land)
hosts a dinner featuring /,
an array of Hispanic
dishes on June 30 from 5-8 p.m. at the church, 416
Alachua St.. Fernandina Beach. Enjoy authentic
Mexican, Honduran, El Salvadoran, Puerto Rican
and Uruguayan food. There is no charge for
admission, though donations are happily accept-
ed for the building fund of the Spanish ministry.
For information call (904) 349-2595.

The first concert
in the 2012 Summer
Jazz series at Burney
Park. Americain
Beach, will be held
June 30 from 5-8
p.m. featuring The
Instant Groove
Band of Fernandina
Beach with Lawrence Holmes. Johnny Robinson,
Scott Giddons and Sam Hamilton. For informa-

tion contactJ.M. Smith at 261-7906. Prior to the
concert take part in a community health fair,
scheduled for 2-4 p.m. at Burney Park. All are wel-
Sounds on Centre, presented by the Historic
Fernandina Business
Association, will feature an
upbeat mix of country and
southern rock covers as well
as original songs by the
Stephen Combs Band on July
6. Combs, who was raised in
Northeast Florida, has
opened for Trace Adkins.
Montgomery Gen try,
Lonestar and the Oak Ridge Boys, to name a few,
and is currently working on his third album. Visit
wwwstephencombs.net for more in formation.
Concerts are held the first Friday of each
month from 6-8 p.m. on Centre Street between
Second and Front streets. Bring a chair and your
dancing shoes.
For information about the concert series or to
become a sponsor contact Madeline Richard at.
(904) 688-0880 or mady@GoMady.com. For the
complete schedule, visit SoundsOnCentre.com.

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The American Legion
Softball Dinner is June 30
from noon to 6 p.m. at Post
54, 626 S. Third St.,
Fernandina Beach. Enjoy
fried chicken (two pieces,
white or dark), mashed pota-
toes with gravy, corn on the'
cob and green beans for an
$8 donation. The public is wel-
come. For information call

Wesley T. Mcintyre will
present "How Great Thdu
Art," a night of performing
arts, July 7 at 7:30 p.m. at
the Peck Auditorium, 516
South 10th St. Doors open at
6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 gen-
eral admission in advance, or,
$12 at the door.
McIntyre has trained and
performed with choreogra-'
phers and companies such as
Alonzo King Lines Ballet of
Sanr Fransisco, Mark Morris
Dance Group, Doug Elkins
Dance Company and Larry
Kegwin, all of New York City,
and also participated in a
three-rnonth dance intensive
with the Alvin Ailey American
Dance Theater in New York
Proceeds will help
Mcintyre return to the
University of North Carolina
School of the Arts to complete
the last year of his Bachelor's
of Fine Arts. Contact McIntyre
at Mclntyre.Wesley
@'yahoo .com.

The Wildlife
Conservation Center at
White Oak is offering
"Breakfast with the Beasts,"
featuring a gourmet breakfast
buffet at the Riverside
Pavilion, a cheetah run
demonstration and an abbre-
viated tour to view the other
animal species that call White
Oak home. The 600-acre cen-
ter is a premiere wildlife
breeding; research and train-
ing facility located along the
St. Marys River in Yulee.
Breakfasts are'July 7, Aug. 4
and Sept. 1 frorn 9-11 a.m.
Tickets are $100 per person.
Call 225-3285.

Join Walkin' Nassau for
its Walkin' Through the
Summer club meeting July
10, with a walk on the
Fernardina Beach Golf
Course starting at 5:30 p.m.,
followed by a club meeting
with cash bar and light
snacks at 6:30 p.m.
Everyone Is welcome as
the club discusses how to par-
ticipate in the club/walks and
announce its upcoming walk-
ing events.
Please RSVP by July 6 to
Jane Bailey at 261-9884 or

The next Yappy Hour,
pet-friendly happy hour, will
be held on Wednesday, July
11 from 6-8 p.m. at The
Falcon's Nest at Omni
Amelia Island Plantation.
Donations are accepted at
each Yappy Hour for RAIN
(Rescuing Animals in
Nassau). For information call

Stacy Cruikshank at (904)
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The Amelia Island
Museum of History is
launching a new exhibit in
partnership with the Amelia
Island Blues Festival com-.
mittee. The "History of the
Blues" exhibit will open Aug. 3
at 6 p.m. with a lecture about
the genre, an acoustic guitar
performance by Roger
"Hurricane" Wilson and the
announcement of the 2012
festival lineup.
The exhibit will feature a
blues history timeline, memo-
rabilia, historic photos, a video
and a tribute to the "Chitlin'
The exhibit will lead up to
the 2012 Amelia Island Blues
Festival scheduled for Sept.
14-16 at Main Beach. Visit
www.ameliamuseum.org or


Fernandina Little
Theatre's summer comedy
is "Death by Golf," a combi-
nation comedy/murder mys-
Final performances are
tonight and June 30 at 7:30
p.m. at FLT, 1014 Beech St.
Tickets are $15 at the door or
in advance at The UPS Store.
next to the island Publix.

Dr. Nadine Vaughan
will offer "Acting and
Moving for the Camera" for
ages 16 and up from 5:30-
7:30 p.m. Thursday July 12,
19, 26 and Aug. 9 and 16, With
one Friday, Aug. 2, ,at the
Fernandina Beach Police
Department community room,
1525 Lime St. Cost is $60- for
six classes, if paid before July
12, or $15 per class if paid
Email your name, age
range, email address and cell
phone number to: psyches-
pace@earthlink.net. Use
"'Acting for the Camera" in the
subject line.
Mail checks to FilmAmelia!
Inc., P.O. Box 5, Fernandina
Beach, FL 32035.

Amelia Community
Theatre's Studio Stage t'
209 Cedar St. is offering.an
"Acting Class.for
Everyone," with daytime
and evening classes, limited'
to 10 per class, beginner to
experienced actor, ages 16
and up.
Evening classes will be
held Sundays, July 22 and 29
and Aug. 5,12 and 19 from
6:30-9 p.m. Or register for the
daytime classes held
Monday, July 23 and 30 and
Aug. 6, 13 and 20 from 11
a.m.-1:30 p.m. .
Classes will include vocal
ardd physical conditioning for
the actor, text analysis and .
interpretation, monologue and
scene study and improvisa-
tional .exercises. Cost is $50.
instructor is Sinda Nichols.
Contact Nichols a\ acting-
class4all@gmail.com or (910)
616-5148 (if no email)..

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Story& Song
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter
Don Henry will perform at the next Evening
of Story & Song," the concert series present-
ed by First Coast Community Bank and host-
ed by Mark & Donna Paz Kaufman. on Aug.
18. Henry has been called '1he next Randy
Newman" for his songs that come across as
mini-movies, from the whimsical biker lullaby
"Harley" to the poignant tribute to Martin
Luther King, "Beautiful Fool His Grammy-
winning song, "Where've You Been," record-
ed by Kathy Mattea, was the first to receive
every major award in the same year For
information visit DonHenry.com or call 277-
Blues Fest
The second annual Amelia Island Blues
Festival Is scheduled for Sept. 14-16 at Main
Beach. Roger 'Hurricane" Wilson will open
the Saturday lineup with his "Blues in
School" program and will hang oul all week-
end providing musical introductions and
insight. Blues sensation Shemekia Copeland
will close Saturday night. The festival lineup
includes Sean Chambers, Shane Dwight,
J P. Soars, The Nouveaux Honkies and
Flannel Church with Duane Trucks, to name
a few. Forinformation and tickets visit
www.ameliaislandbluesfest com.
Drum circle
The Femandina Bach Drum Circle meets
the first Monday of each month irom 7-9 p.m
at the DeeDee Bartel Nature Center and
North End Boat Ramp. Instrumentation .cen-
ters on drums and percussion but may .
include other Instruments' such as flutes,
didgerldoos and other non-percussiQn instru-
ments. Dancers are welcome also. Follow
North 14th Street to the end. Go past
Bosque Bello Cemetery and Old Town, over
the bridge and then left toward the old pogy
plant The entrance is on the right. Call
Barbara Hill at (904) 566-3219 or Doug
Byron at 261 -5387 for information
Jazz jam
A jazz jam is held at Pablos, 12 N.
Second St., Femandina Beach;' from 7-10
p.m..the first Wednesday of each month.
Musidiansare Invited to sit in for one song or
the whole night. Join the mailing list by email-
ing beechflyer@bellsouth.net
Amelia R er Cuses
Amelia River Cruises'Adult "BYOB"
Twilight Tours are held Friday and
Saturday Tickets are $29 per person at 1 -
North Front St., Femandina Beach, or call
261-9972 or'booj online at www.ameliariver-
The Courtyard Pub & Eats, 316 Centre
St., features open mic night Mondays at 7
p.m : Latin dance night Wednesdays at 7 30
p m ($5 for lessons), Zane live Thursdays at
7 pm Kevin Barren Fridays at 7 p m ,
Jahmen Reggae Band Saturdays at 6 p.m ;
Doggy Hour Monday, Wednesday and
Friday, 4-7 p.m (courtyard is always dog-
friendly) Call 432-7086. Join them on
Dog Star Tavern
Dog Star Tavern, 10 N. Second St.,
French Tom and Josh Miller Blues tonight;
Great State June 30: Spade McQuade July
5, Badman July 6; and Steve Pruitt All Stars
July 7 Visit Dog Star on Facebook and
Reverbnation com. Call 277-8010.

"The Working Class Stiff" vinyl record
night Tuesdays from 8 p m -midnight at the
Dog Star Tavern features blues to country to
rock and pop, all on vinyl records More than
1,000 vinyl records are for sale every week
Hosted by DJ J:G. World and Jim Call 277-

Art show & fundraiser

An Art Show and Fundraiser Reception featur-
ing Jose Garcia's The Life and Designs of
Josephine Baker (1906-1975) will be hosted by Buy-
Gones Ladies Resale Boutique, 1014 S. Seventh St.,
Fernandina Beach on Thursday, July 12 from 5-8
The exhibit will feature a silent auction of select-
ed paintings and art objects by other local artists
including Rhonda Bristol, Susi Sax and Bill Maurer,
plus the latest Garcia original Flamingo
Josephine, pictured at right.
'The silent auction will be held as an independ-
ent fundraiser to support Communities In Schools
of Nassau County. Admission is free and open to
the public.
For more information, call (904) 701-9983 or

Florida House Inn
Florida House Inn. 22 S Third St, hosts
Hickory Wind in the Frisky Mermaid bar on
Thursday from 7 30-10 p m Call 491-3322.

"Open Mik Night' is each Thursday from
7 30-10 30 p m in the Mermaid Bar with
local musician Terry Smith hosting a jam ses-
sion. Musicians get to perform a couple of
songs and the audience gets to hear new,
promising talent. Appropriate for all members
o1 the family No cover charge Call Smith at
(904) 412-7665
Green Turtle
The Green Turtle. 14 S Third St., live
music Call 321-2324
Hammerhead Beach Bar
Hammerhead Beach Bar, 2045 S.
Fletcher Ave DJ Heavy Hess Sundays. Visit
Hammerhead on Facebook. Contact Bill
Childers at bill@thepalacesaloon com.
Instant Groove
The Instant Groove, featuring Lawrence
Holmes, Johnny Robinson, Scott Giddons
and Sam Hamilton, plays each Thursday
night at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.
Dress Is casual. For information call Holmes
at 556-6772
O'Kane's Irish Pub and Eatery, 318
Centre St., fre6 trivia each Monday at 7:30
p m., wine tasting the third Tuesday at 6:30
p.m.. with 10 wines for $10 along with
cheese and crackers and Ijve entertainment;
dart tournament every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.;
Dan Voll Tuesdays from 7:30-11:30 p.m.; the
Davis Turner Band Thursday from 8:30 p.m.-
midnight and Friday and Saturday from 8:30
p m.-12-30 am. Call 261-1000. Visit
Palace Saloon
The Palace Saloon, 117 Centre St. Live
entertainment nightly. Call Bill Childers at
491-3332 or email
bill@thepalacesaloon corn
Sandy Bottoms
Sandy Bottoms at Main Beach, 2910
Atlantic Ave., live entertainment every night
and all day on the weekends; steel drum *
band every Saturday starting at 7 p.m. See
the lineup online at www.sandybottom-
samella com.

Seabreeze Sports Bar
Seabreeze Sports Bar, 2707 Sadler
Road, Inside the Days Inn, welcomes week-
end DJs Wayne and Country Carrie.
Sliders Seaside Grill
Sliders Seaside Grill, 1998 S Fletcher
Ave live music in the Tiki Bar from
, 6-10 p mn nighrly and-1-5 pm weekeRds and
'.reggae.with Pil Pili tl om 6-10 pxi. .....
Wednesday live music in the lounge by
The Macy's Friday and Saturday from
6-10 p.m line dancing with Miss Judy
Monday from 6-8 p.m trivia Thursdays at
7 30 p.m with DJ Dave, and shag dancing
Sunday from 4-7 p m.. and live music in
Breakers Lounge from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. nightly.
Call 277-6652
Visit www slidersseaside.com. Join
Sliders on Facebook and Twitter.
The Surf
The Surf Restaurant and Bar. 3199 South
Fletcher Ave Larry & The Backtracks
tonight. Gary Keniston June 30; Richard
Stratton 1-5 p m and Alphonso Home 6-10
p m July 1, Kent Kirby July 2; Alex Affronti
July 3, DJ Roc July 4; and Andy Haney July
5 Entertainment is 6-10 p.m Monday-
Saturday and 1-5 p.m and 6-10 p.m.
Sunday. Call 261-5711

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IslandArt events
The Island Art Association
is a cooperative, nonprofit
organization developed to
sustain interest, appreciation
and enjoyment in and of the
visual arts, with more than.
150 members.
It is located at 18 N.
Second St. Upcoming events
Nouveau Art/ Juried,
Themed exhibition: "Black
and White," Ann Howden
Best of Show winner, on
exhibit through July.
First Coast Community
Bank Satellite Gallery fea-
tured artists: Bonnie
Cameron, Steve Leimberg,.
Susan Henderson and
Andrea Mateer.
No Portrait Workshop
during July and August.
Classes will resume in

Thursday Morning
Painters, 8:30 a.m.-12:30
p.m. July 5,12,19 and 26.
Contact Gretchen Williams,
Photographers Group, 7
p.m. July 26. Contact Pat
Hooks, 277-2597.
Free children's art
classes, July 28. Sign up
required at the gallery, 261-.
7020. Children's Art, for 6-9
years old, is 10-11 a.m.
and 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Middle School Art for
10-13 years old is 1-2:15
Art supplies are donated
by the Woodcock Foundation
and the Plantation Ladies
Paper Decoration, 8:30
a.m;-4:30 p.m. July 21.
Contact Eliza Holliday at
Sculptural Books, 8:30
a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 4.

Contact Eliza Holliday at
For a complete
schedule of events and
classes or to rent the Art
Education Center visit
www.islandart.org or call

Summer exhibit
The Omni Amelia
Island Plantation Guild
and Gallery, 94 Amelia
Village Circle at the Spa &
Shops, is featuring a show
highlighting a "summer time"'
The show runs through
Aug. 4, with a special
area in the gallery to
display resident artists'
renditions of summertime
feelings through different
For information call (904)

Continuedfrom 1B
from 7-10 p.m. featuring an
All-American Barbecue,
games for the entire family,
fireworks and live music by
Yankee Slickers country rock
band:-Call 277-1100.

The 44th Annual
Independence Day Festival
sponsored by the St Marys
Kiwanis Club will be held July
4 from 9 a.m.-10 p.m. in down-
town St Marys, Ga. Enjoy a
5K run, pancake breakfast,
parade at 10 a.m., riverboat
cruise, vendors, entertain-
ment and fireworks display at
the waterfront park at dusk.
Visit www.smkiwanis.com.

The community is invited
. to the dedication of The St.
Marys Peace Garden on July
4 in downtown St Marys, Ga.
The garden commemorates
* the War of 1812 and the
shared heritage of the United
States and Canada. The Peace
Garden Trail celebrates 200
years of peace, prosperity and
brotherhood between two : ,
nations that share the world's
longest undefended boarder.
Call (912) 882-4000.

The city of Jacksonville
will celebrate Independence
Day with fireworks over the
SSt Johns River on the down-
'town riverfront Wednesday,
July 4 beginning at 9:45 p.m.
from barges near the ,
Jacksonville Landing and the
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville
Parking garages and lots
open at 5 p.m. July 4 include:
West Lot, 300 Courthouse
Drive; Water Street-Garage,
54,. Water St.; Bay & Ocean
Lot, 112 E Bay St.;Forsyth
lot, corner of Main and
Forsyth streets; Yates
Garage. 200 E Adanis St
. Fee is S-10 per vehicle Call
(904) 630-3690 or visit
MakeASceneDowntown conm.

The Cummer Museum of
Art.& Gardens, 829 Riverside
Ave., Jacksonville, will host a-
garden concert featuring The
RiverTown Band on July 4
from 7-10 p.m. Doors will
open at 6 p.m.
.'- Bring'blankets, chairs,
foodand alcoholic beverages.
Food and refreshments will'
also be available from the ,
TreeCup Caf6. Tickets are
$10'f6i" members $204fndnI-"
niembers and,$400.fot a-tabld,'
which includes reserved seat-
ing and a gourmet picnic bas-
ket for 10 people. Children 3
and under admitted free. Rain
or shine. Call (904) 899-6004.

ACT Continued from 1B
Just in time for the sum-
mer wedding season, "Father
of the Bride" by Caroline
Francke comes to the ACT
stage starting June 13. The
Spencer Tracy and Steve
Martin, movie versions have
familiarized several genera-
tions with this story of a
father at his wit's end as his
only daughter's wedding
grows larger and more expen-
sive daily. In the end, love
does indeed conquer all in
The Tony-award winning
musical, "The 25th Annual
Putnam County Spelling
Bee," opens Aug. 15. Six
young people in the throes of
puberty vie for the champi-
onship of a lifetime in this
comedy with music and lyrics
by William Finn. They learn
that winning isn't everything
and losing doesn't make you a
loser. Adding to the fun are
volunteer participants from
the audience at each perform-
ance. (Adult subject matter.)
Purchase tickets for all six
productions or purchase tick-
ets for five shows of your
choice with the "design your
own ticket series." A six-play
season ticket is $100 and the
five-play ticket is $85. Single
show tickets are $20 adults
and $10 students. Preference
is given to donor members
and then to season ticket
holders during online seat
selection or seat assignment
by the box office staff.
The box office, 207 Cedar
St., is open two weeks before
opening night of each produc-
tion and'from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Thursday-Saturday and 90

minutes before curtain during
the run of the show. Call 261-
6749, email actheatre@att.net
or visit www.ameliacommuni-
tytheatre.org to learn more.

KIDS Continued from 1B
the presentation the museum
will unveil the new exhibit
with a reception.
Admission is free for chil-
dren and museum members,
with a suggested donation of
$5 for adult non-members.
For more information contact
Gray at 261-7278, ext 102.



FRIDAY, JUNE29.2012/News-Leader


Food, string and the snares of the devil

"Pull," I told my brother. The
seagull didn't stand a chance. So fast
was the jerk of the string that all the
other birds erupted into frantic flight
- except the one that had his foot in
the noose of course. Actually, he too
flew off initially but when the kite
string ran out, so did his ability to
fly. How cruel, right? I agree. Trust
me; I've repented many times over
for what started out as some inno-
cent teenage fun.
By the time my brother and. I
found ourselves with a seagull on
the line, and a pretty good crowd of
local people watching we were
from up north and on vacation our
boredom, which birthed the whole
incident, abandoned us and left us
holding more than we had bar- -
gained for. Thankfully, in the end,

the bird survived
and so did we;
though at first, the
look in our parents'
Ps eyes made us won-
Now I mean it
when I say I've
repented for such
folly, but I must
PMorlT admit, catching a
NOTES bird like that did
.... require some skill.
I'm confident if we
"Pastor had been on a
Rob Goyette- deserted island
.instead of Amelia
Island, our abilities, no doubt, would
have Won us praise. That said, our
strategy was a simple one; food and
a string. Yep, that was it; not a

whole lot different from the tactics
used to snare people as well. Let me
The devil knows, in order to
catch us in his trap, he first must
appeal to one of our God-given
appetites. Whether it's a natural
desire or a spiritual one, it pretty
much works the same way. For
instance, all of us; by design, were
created to be loved. If we don't feel
loved, just like if we don't eat food,
we get hungry and go looking for it.
Of itself, that's not a bad thing; it's'
how God made us. Unfortunately,
the very places God created to be
blessings in our lives are the very
places the devil sets up his traps.,
Just like Adam and Eve in the
Garden of Eden, tempted with some-
thing God-given food but in that

particular case a certain food forbid-
den because it carried death, so it is
with all our other appetites. Frofm
sexual desires to longings for power
and significance to just wanting to
be happy, the devil knows if he can
take a craving that God has put in us
and use it to lure us away from
God's original plan, then with a
quick jerk of the string, we'll be
brought to the ground while those
around us scatter away.
As someone who's been on both
ends of the line, I'knowwhat I'm
talking about. Any time I've tried to
satisfy my appetites outside of my
relationship with God, I've paid for it
dearly. Conversely, when I've carried
my needs and desires to Him, He's
always exceeded my expectations.
In the end, the life, death and res-

urrection of Jesus Christ has broken
the snare of the devil and provided
freedom for all who believe.
"Our soul is escaped as a bird out
of the snare of the fowlers: the snare
is broken, and we are escaped. Our
help is in the name of the Lord, who
made heaven and earth." (Psalm
"Trust in the Lord, and do good;
so shall you dwell in the land, and
verily you shall be fed. Delight your-
self also in the Lord; and He shall
give you the desires of your heart.
Commit your way unto the Lord;
trust also in Him; and He shall bring
it to pass." (Psalm 37:3-5)
Robert L. Goyette is pastor of
Living Waters World Outreach

Operation Overbdard.
Memorial United Methodist Church will offer Cokesbury's
"Operation Overboard, Dare to Go Deep with God" Vacation
Bible School July 9-13 from 8:30 a.m.-noon each day at the
. church, 601 Centre St., Fernandina Beach, for rising kinder-
garten to sixth grade students. Enjoy arts and crafts, games,
snacks and music. Drop off and pick up in the Sanctuary. To
register, contact Deena at the church office at 261-5769 or
deena@mumconline.com, or register on the website at -
Home Town Nazateth
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church; 2600 Atlantic Ave.,
Fernandina Beach is planning an exciting adventure for your
children, grandchildren and friends with "Home Town
Nazareth Where Jesus was a Kid" Vacation Bible School for
ages 2-99. Sign them up for a fun, friendly and safe trip to
Nazareth, Jesus' hometown: Registration will be each Sunday
in June at a table located in the church narthex. VBS will be
held July 9-13 from 6-8:30 p.m. each day. A lightsupper will be
served from 5:30-6 p.m. Everyone is invited. For information or
to register call 261-6306.



The First Baptist Church VBX group from 2012 enjoyed a Vacation Iible School themed "The Race." The simmer
camp for students who just completed fifth and sixth grades featured two teams, yellow and red,.competing in
games and individual challenges for fun.
~~~~t a h r C o m a n e n o a __________ __

Supplies needed
The Fernandind Beach
Interfaith Dinner Network is
in need of donations of paper
goods and cleaning supplies.
Items may be dropped off at
St. Peter's Episcopal Church
parish office, 801 Atlantic
Ave., Monday through
Thursdayrpm 9 a.m.-4 p..m- .
Towels tided.
The torrential rains have
caused an increase in the
number of requests The
Salvation Army Hope House
is receiving for towels, sheets
and blankets. If you have old
linens you can spare, they
know someone who needs
Also needed is almost any
type of non-perishable food.
Highest on the list.are: 1) ,
Peanut butter and jelly 2)
Canned meats tuiia, chick-
en, Spam 3) Canned vegeta-
bles corn, beans and peas 4)
Soups ready to eat and con-
densed. 5) Starches instant
mashed potatoes, macaroni

Sunday School ............................... 9:30 am
Sunday Worship..........................1....0:45 am
Wednesday AWANA....................6:15 pm
Wednesday Bible Study ................6:30 pm
Pastor:Bud Long
941017 Old Nssauville Road ,County Rd-107 South
Fernandina Beach, FL32034


A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church In
America Devoted to Christ, to the Fellowship &
to the Great Commission
Worship on Sundays at 10:45 am
Nursery and Children's Church provided
Grace Groups meet on Wednesday evenings
In Ferandina Beach, Kingsland &Yulee.
Men's. Women' and Youth Ministries
85439 Miner Rd., Yulee
(Yulee Mddle School)

I Memorial

Tradional FamilyWorship....... 8:30am & 1 lam
Contemporary Worship ...945amIn Maxwell Hnall
Sunday School for all ag .......9:45am & am
Wednesday Dinner (Aug-May)..... &15pm-630pm

and cheese, helper meals 6)
Household items- toilet .
paper and powdered laundry
detergeritHope H-ouse can
divide into small bags for
those in need. Hope House is
located at 410 S. Ninth St., at
the corneijof Ninth and Date
Faithlink Encounters
Faithlink Encounters, A
Biblical View of Current
Events, are weekly open dis-
cussions about what is taking
place in our community, state,
nation and world. Topics dis-
cussed include: Travyon
Martin Shooting, The War &
A Soldier's Life Afterwards,
The Penn State Scandal,
Facing Death, The Ten
Commandments, Social
Media and The Freedom ,
Tower on Ground Zero.
Groups meet at 6:15 p.m. at.
two different locations, The
Partin Center (601 Centre St.,
white house next to the
church) and O'Kanes Pub
(Centre Street ask for
Memoriars group). For more

Irn t. o r.,.arl ,-.
9 N. 6" Sheet
iru,:" Lanriccr t.r
S.rni:'.r Past-.;'r
Worship 8.30 & 11 am
Sunday School 9.50am
lur sCr,,
S1 lren 26 3837
'Ut .1Adult:5

-n.hliru preiylenrian Church 32034.Org

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

Ted Schroder, Pastor
Sunday Worship: 9:15 & 11:15am
All are Welcome
36 Bowman Road, 277-4414
Off AlA at entrance to Omni Resort
Amelia Island Plantation
www.ameliachapeL com

information contact Pastor
Hollie at hollie@mumcon-
line.com. All are welcome.
Women's revival
Love Ministries presents
"God is Doing a New Thing!'
Women's Revival and Delive-
rance Conference" from 7-9
p.m. tonight and 10 a.m.-3
p.m.'June 30 at Maxwell Hall
on the campus of Memorial
United Methodist Church,
601 Center St. Speakers
include Elder Barbara Woods
and Elder Bobbie Walls of
Memphis, Tenn., Kingdom
Leaders Minister Janice Oler
or Memphis and Pastor Eddie
Hall of Jacksonville, and one
of the most dynamic praise
and worship teams in Florida.
The Youth Ministry of
New Jerusalem will host a
Gospel Jam on June 30 at 6,
p.m. featuring recording
artist God's Prodigy and
comedian Mr. Reggie.
Individuals and youth groups

Rev. Jose Kallukalam

Saturday Vigil Mass- 4 pmi & 5:30 pm
Saturday 4 pm Mass at Yulee United Methodist Chu'ch
Sunday Masses Bam 10am 12 noon
Dalvy Mass 8:30 am Mon., Wed., ThUrs & Fri.
6Spm- Tuesday
Holy Day Masses'Vigil 6:00 pm; Holy Day 8:30 am
Confessions: Saturday 3:00pm 3:45pm or by ppt
Telephone Numbers:
Parish Office: 904-261-3472; Fax 904-321-1901
Emnreency Numbers 904-2nt-656

InAlllAl1l mlil llll AmeNi Isln
Living Waters
Contemporary Worship
SSAT . .6:00 pm
SUN .9:30 am
WED .7:00 pm
Youth, Nursery
r & Childrens' Ministries
i.nio.P.M. 21-2117
On A1A 1 mile west of Amelia Island
Join us LIVE on the Web Sunday

Church, UCC
Worship Sundays
at 10:00 am
96074 Chlester Rod in in le
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. are invited to fellowship in a
night filled with songs of
praise and dances unto the
Lord. Contact Deacon
Richard Hudson at (912) 552-
0397 or Deaconess Chenell
Hudson at (912) 552-0238.

'Old Fashion
FunDay .
Blackrock Baptist Church
will host an "Old Fashion Fun.
Day" on July 1 immediately
following the morning wor-
ship service with services
beginning at 10:30 a.m. The
event is a celebration of
Independence Day. Hot dogs,
hamburgers, beans, slaw,
desserts and drinks will be
provided. There will be boun-
cy houses and slip-n-slides for
the children, plus games for
the youths and adults. Also,
have fun at the dunking booth
where folks will be able to
dunk Pastor Van Power,
Music Minister Mat Gingery,
possibly a few Deacons or
your favorite Sunday school

Innovative Stayle, Contemporary Music,
Pastor Mike Kwiatkowski
85520 Miner Rd. Yulee, FL 32097
Sunday Worship 9:00am and 10:30amrn
Nursery Provided
KidKredlble Children Ministries
Meeting @ 10:30am Sunday
Youth Program Wel. 0 6:30pm
Connecting W#h Ch iol.. e
Connckgn wIh o


Please join us for
Church School 9:30AM Worship 11AM
Wednesday Study 6:30PM

A1A & Christian Way, Yulee
225-5381 Pastor Charlie Sward

20 South Ninth Street 261-4907
Rev. Darien K. Bolden Sr., Pastor
The Church
in the Heart of the City
With the Desire to be in the
Heart of All People
Sunday New Members Class 9 a.m.
Sunday School 9:00 a.m.
Aforning Worship 10:30 a.m. every Sunday
Wednesday Noon-day Prayer
Wednesday Mid-week Service 7-9 p.m.Ministries:
Bs & Van, Couples, Singles, Youth

r; thtefbrijdge
family wosP center
Sunday Service ... .10:30 am
Bible Study ....... .9:30 am
Wednesday Service... 7:00 pm
85031 Landover Drive
Yulee, Fl

teacher. Come and enjoy a.
time of Christian fellowship.
Salvation Army Hope
House invites the community
to join them as.Maj. Marge
'Strommer, The Salvation
Army's own chaplain in
Northeast Florida, shares the
Gospel on T uJ tdav,. July 3.
Worship begins at noon at 410
S. Ninth St., on the corner of
Ninth and Date streets.
ralze Party
Join the "Praize Party"
sponsored by the Dare To
Dream Youth Group and
Solid Rock Church of God by
Faith, 86138 Palm Tree Drive,
Yulee on July 8 at 5 p.m. fea-
turing: praise dancers, sing-
ers, miimes, musicians, gospel
poetry and drama teams.
After-show refreshments will
be available for sale in the
Dare To DreamCaf6 located
in the dining hall. Tickets are
$7 and may be purchased
from any youth member or


Sunday School 9:30 am
Morning Worship 8:15 am and 11:00 am
Sunday Evening 6:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 pm
Wednesday Team Kid 6:15 pm
Wednesday 1-79 Youth 6:30 pm
SClasses For Alt Age
SGroups Including Youth
Nursery Provided For All
85971 Harts Rd., West 904.2256-128
Yulee, FL 32097 Fax 225*0809

Dr. Bill Yeldell, Interim Pastor
Edy Sefhl ........... ..... . 4B
Wortlp 0- lM......... .......... .. 11:00o m
EII.g W`nUa .............. ........ :00pm
Wu.d. a..wlhip Spp ........... 6:00pm
ea l. r Yat On m..p .. ........ :30p-aoapm
WVdm- Pr r :I ... .......... ;00..
736 Bonnievlew Road
Nursery provided
Find us on Pacebook:
S Points Baptist Encounter Youth

First Baptist
Fernandina Beach
9:00 Life Groups
10:15 AM & 6:00 PM
Wednesday 6:30 PM

96362 Blackrock Rd., Yulee
Sunday Morning Worship Service 10:30 am
Sunday School 9:15 am
Sunday Evening Worship Service 6'00 pm
AWANA Sunday 5:00 7:00 pm
Wednesday Service 7:00 pm
Nursery Provided
www.blackrockbapilist.com '

contact Anitra Stokes at (904)
729-8288. Proceeds will sup-
port the non-profit Dare to
Dream 2012 Youth Tour.
Special speaker
The Amelia Plantation
Chapel welcomes Dr. Ryan
Reeves, professor of historical
theology at.Gordon-Conwell
Seminary in Jacksonville, to
the pulpit on Sunday, July 8 at
49:15 and 11:15 a.m. Reeves is
considered an expert on
Martin Luther, Protestant Re-
formation, Political Theology,
the English Reformation and
John Calvin. Invite a friend or
neighbor to join you to hear
this scholars' inspirational
message. All are welcome.
The chapel is located at 36
Bowman Road, Amelia Island:

St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Welcomes You! ..---i
Located at the corner |- -
of8th&Atlantic b il
8:30 a.m. Service .1 J
10:00 p.m. Service
6 p.m. Celtic Worship 4th Sunday
6 p.m. TAIZE 2nd Sunday


July 9 July 13
Pre-K through 61'Grade
6 pm 9 pm

ofy Trnity 137
.ingllcan Church
Sunday Services
Sunday Holy Communion 8:00 &10:00 am
5th Sunday Morning Prayer- 10:00 am
Sunday Children's Bible Class- 10:00 am
Wednesday Holy Communion-12:15 pm
Rev. I. Michael Bowhay, Rector
1830 lake Park DO (Amelia Park across fromYMCA))
904-491-6082. TyoITrin An tllcan O
W use the liturgy from the 1928 Book ofCommon Pra)r

Community Baptist
85326 Winona Bayview Road
Yulee, FL
Bro. Hartford Peeples, Pastor
Sunday School ....... 9:45 am
Morning Worship ..... 11:00 am
Evening Worship ...... 6:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer ..... 6:00 pm
Bible Study-Thursdays... 10:00 am
"Serv'ing the Lord With Gladness"

Worship this week

at the place of your choice


FRIDAY, JUNE 29,2012 News-Leader


At the YMCA Summer Day Camp kids of all ages will
develop new skills, discover a new adventure and make
new friends. Stop by and tour one of the county camp
locations. Breakfast and lunch included. Enjoy swimming,
team building, field trips, sports, academic support and
more. Check out the teen camp option. For information
and free online registration visit www.firstcoastymca.org.
Montessorl camps
From Toddler "Dig those Dinosaurs" to Primary "Little
Chefs," Amelia Island Montessori School offers a variety
of camps for first graders on up including Clay Art, Camp
iMovie, African Dance, Sea Turtle Exploration, Horse
Camp, Jewelry Making and more. Visit
AmelialslandMontessori.com for details and registration.
Discovery camp
Discovery Summer Camp includes drama,
-music, the arts, games, team-building, science, nature,
field trips and plenty of messy fun. Along the way,.
campers will discover the power they have to change the
world around them. Call'Faith Christian Academy at 321-
2137 or visit www.fcaangels.com to download a registra-
tion form.
Creativity camp
Miss Susan of TheRed Crayon will host Creativity
Camp at Miss Kate's Pre K. Themes include: Color
Camp, Art Adventure Camp, In the Ocean Camp, Camp
Fairy-Tale, Comedy Camp, Crazy Art Camp and Let's Go
to Italy Camp for ages 3 1/2 to 7. Camps are Monday
through Friday, half-day (8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $99/week)
or full day (8:30.a.m.-3:30 p.m., $125/week). Contact
Miss Susan or Miss Kate's, 1303 Jasmine St., at 321-
Register at http://kinderstudios.com/camps.htm for the
Kinderstudios summer camp series of
tDrawing/Painting/Set Design and Theater: Drama
Games/Acting. Each group limited to 15. Camps.are 9
a.m.-3.p.m. with three classes by age group, 4 to 14
years. Bring box lunch and extra water. July 2-6 is .
Muppet Show the Musical; July 9-13, Peter Pan the
Musical; July 16-20, Lion King the Musical; and July 23-
27, Wicked the Musical. Call 415-0954.
The Amelia Island Parent Co-Operative Preschool
offers summer camp for ages 3-5. Attend 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
part-time (Monday/Wednesday/Friday) or full-time.
(Monday-Friday). July 9-20 is Ahimals around the World.
Discounts available for siblings. Full-time is $175/part-
time is $125. Visit www.aipcp.org or call 261-1161. Limit
15 kids per camp.
Timucua camp
Ever wondered how the Timucua live? Children enter-
ing grade two and three may join the Amelia Island,
Museum of History fora week of discovery, activities and
fun July 9-13 from 9 a.m.-noon.
Contact Liz Norris at 261-7378, ext. 100 or
Summer Nature Camp for Young Eco Explorers at
Omni Amelia Island Plantation will offer fun, educational
activities, games and crafts around the resort such as
fishing, crabbing, bird detectives and beach bounties and
trips to Fort Clinch and Huguenot State Park. Ages 6-9;
July 9-13 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; $250/,week. Call the Nature
Center at 321-5082.
Robotcamp 0
Middle or high school students ages 11 and up'
as,of Sept. 1 can learn how to build and program a robot
at the 4-H Gear Tech 21 Robotics Day Camp from 9 a.m.-
3 p.m. July 9-12 at Yulee Middle School. Fee is $50 per
session. Laptops welcome but not required. Call (904)
Toddler camps
Just 4 Toddlers camp by Nanny on Call Miss DeAnn is .
July 10-12 and 24-26. Fee is $85 per week/$160 for two
weeks. Edible Creations for children ages 4-9 is from 9-
11:45 a.m. July 27 for $30.
Mothers' morning out program starts Aug. 20 for walk-
ing (14 months) up to three years. Learn through play
with Miss Deann is 9 a.m. to noon Monday and
Wednesday. RSVP to 277-3093.
Babysitting Day Camp will be held July 11-13 from 10
a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopoal Church, Femandina
Beach for ages 11 and older as of Sept. 1, 2011. Cost is
$35. Bring a bag lunch and a drink daily.
The camp is for young entrepreneurs who hope to
make some money and enjoy working with younger chil-
dren. Space is limited. Call Amanda Thien, Nassau
County Extension agent, 4-H Youth Development, at
(904) 879-1019. 1
Timucuan l01
Tatooed from head to toe, Timucuans lived in this area
for 4,000 years. What would it be like to live with the
Timucuans? Come to the Amelia Island Museum of
History to find out.
This program is free of charge July 16-18 from 9-11
a.m. for children entering first grade in the fall. Sign up at
the museum, 233 S. Third St
Space is limited to 15. For information contact
Liz Norris at 261-7378, ext. 100 or
liz@ameliamuseum.org. "
Junior Explorers
Explore Amelia Island Plantation and learn
necessary survival skills, orienteering and eco-friendly
practices. Trips are planned to Jekyll Island, Ga.,
Huguenot State Park and St. Augustine Alligator farm.
Ages 9-12; July 16-20; 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; $350/week. Call
the Nature Center at 321-5082.
Teen Explorers
Participate in educational games, challenges and spe-
cial skill learning activities at Omni Amelia Island *
Teens will have the-chance to kayak, Segway and
paddleboard. Trips are planned to Okefenokee Swamp in

Georgia, Huguenot State Park and StiAugustine Alligator
Farm. Ages 12-15; July 30-Aug. 1; 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.;
Call the Nature Center at 321-5082.
Children's chorus
The East Nassau County Children's Chorus,
under the direction of Nanette S. Autry, welcomes stu-
dents in kindergarten through fifth grades. Registration
has begun for the fall 2012 semester. Interested students
must enroll in a three-day camp, Aug. 1-3. No auditions
required. Email nononan45@hotmail.com or call (904)


Kids at the Amelia Island Museum of History enjoyed a week of art exploration, architecture, drawing, nature, fish
printing and more at a recent camp. A big thank you to Charlie at Atlantic Seafood and the museum's wonderful volun-
teers for a great week. Above are Trevor Norris, Megan Laffey,, Montana Kromman, Amelia Shurter, Georgie Guthridge,
Allison Haffier, Josh Varela, Graham Murphy aridJosh Taylor.


Amelia Community Theatre completed its two-week summer theater camp for ages 9-12
with a presentation of "It's All Greek to Me" on June 22. For more information on theater
programs for youth, contact the theater at actheatre@att.net or call 261-6749.

Free meals for kids all summer

Nutritionally balanced
meals are provided to all chil-
dren during summer vacation
when.school breakfasts and
lunches are not available. All
children 18 and younger, if
open site, are eligible for meals
at no charge. The following
sites participate in the summer
food program and are open
weekdays through July 27 from

10:30 a.m,-12:30 p.m.:
Southside Elementary,
1112 Jasmine St., Fernandina
Yulee Elementary, 86063
Flemor Road, Yulee
Callahan Elementary,
449618 Hwy. 301, Callahan
Hilliard Middle-Senior
High, One Flashes Ave.,

The Fernandina Beach
Recreation Department partici-
pates in the Summer. Food
Service Program through Aug.
3. Meals are served from 11:30
a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday through
Friday at the MLK Jr. Center,
1200 Elm St. All children 18
and younger, if open site, are
eligible for meals at no charge.
Call 277-7355.

Dentalprogam aimed at grades 1-3
The Florida Department of ly low-income children. 4 tal disease and have limited
Health's Public Health Dental The project is intended to access to dental services. It is
Program, through a 2010 grant focus on first through third estimated that approximately
from the Health Resources and grade students in schools with 500 students will participate in
Services Administration, has significant populations of high- the sealant program.
awarded the Nassau County risk students. High-risk stu- . The program will be imple-
Health Department a $25,000 dents are identified by the per- mented in the 2012-13 school
grant as part of the School- centage of children on the free year. The grant runs through
Based Dental Sealant Program. and reduced lunch program. March 31.
The purpose of the program The Nassau County Health For information on this or
is to improve the access to den- Department will focus on chil- other dental services offered
tal sealants for Florida's disad- dren enrolled in elementary locally, contact Nassau County
vantaged populations, especial- schools that are at risk of den- Dental Program at 548-1849.

Teen Court dates set for July 10,17 and 24

Nassau County Teen Court
will be held on Tuesday
evenings, July 10, 17 and 24 at
the Judicial Annex, 76347
Veterans-Way, Yulee.
Sessions begin promptly at
6 p.m. Students from all middle
or high schools (ages 11-18)

are 'invited to come out and
participate as volunteers.
Those wishing to be on the vol-
unteer jury or act as attorneys,
court clerks or bailiffs can sign
up through their school guid-
ance offices, or by attending
court and signing up then.

To participate as an attor-
ney, see coordinator Charles
Griffin, who assigns these
rotating positions. Volunteers
need to arrive between 5:30
and 6 p.m.
Teen Court is a program
run by teens for teen offend-




under way

The Nassau County
Volunteer Center's
Corporate Volunteer
Council (CVC) through its
12th annual G.O.KI.D.S.
(Giving Our Kids Important
Daily Supplies) project is
collecting school supplies
and donations for local stu-
dents who need them the
-Monetary donations will
be used to purchase sup-
".Ifesand %%ilH b.: li frh buied
*among all area public
schools by principals. Over
the last 11 years, through
the G.O KI.D.S projects,
more than $120,000 worth
of donations and supplies'
has reached Nassau
County's public schools and
The project will run
from July 9 to Aug. 13.
Distribution to the schools
will take place on Aug. 16.
The most needed supplies
include pencils, pens, pock-
et folders, wide-ruled note-
book paper or spiral note-
books, crayons, glue sticks,
clear or mesh backpacks
(no wheels), dry-erase .
markers, and white or color
copy paper. Monetary dona-
tions are also welcome, as
are gift cards.
Those who wish to
donate school -supplies may
drop off donations at any of
the following locations:
Omni Amelia Island
Plantation (Associate
Services), Century 21/John
T. Ferreira Insurance, city
of Ferhandina Beach -
(City Hall), Nassau County
Volunteer Center, Amelia
Dental Group, First Coast
Community Bank, First
Federal Bank of Florida,
Golf Club of Amelia Island,
VyStar Credit Union, CBC
National Bank.
West Side locations
include: Callahan Town
Hall, Westside Journal,
Nassau County Record,
Walgreen's Drug Store,
Callahan public library,
Hilliard and Bryceville pub-
lic libraries..
The drive is also sup-
ported.by Rayonier and
For more information
about how to help students
right here in Nassaur
County, call the Volunteer
Center at 261-2771 or e-mail

Help needed with back-to-school supplies

The Coalition for the
Reduction/Elimination of Ethnic
Disparities in Health (CREED) is asking
the community to to help provide school
supplies for this year's back to school
event, which will be held at the Peck
Center, 516 South 10th St. on July 28 from
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
During this event CREED will provide
free school physical to students in
kindergarten through 12th grade who are
making their initial entry into a Florida

school. For students transferring to a
Florida school from another state, a
physical completed within one year is
acceptable if completed on a form
comparable to Florida's standardized
School Exam form (DH3040).
CREEb will also provide sports
What they need from you:
Wide rule notebook paper and com-
positions books
College rule notebook paper and

compositions books
Pens and pencils
*Glue sticks
Hand sanitizer
Public support last year, along with
other community members, helped
ensure a successful event. Supplies may
be taken to the MLK Center. The contact
person is John Coverdell.


FRIDAY, JUNE 29.2012

To Place An Ad, Call (904) 261-3696. The Classified Ad Deadline for Wednesdays is 5:00 p.m. Monday and for Fridays is 5:00 p.m. Wednesday

100 ANNOUNCEMENTS 2041 Work Wanted -103 I:.r.,r.Ja31l-Hmc.Te'Propert, 606 FPhoto EquilOcT.fnt & Sales 619 Busneas Equ'pmenn 800 REAL ESTATE 813 Investment Properr, 858 Corado-h-i,.-,turr- cd
101 Card of Thanks 205 Live-Mn Help 400.4 Mon-o To LO.an 607 Antiques-Collectbies 620 Coal-Wood-Fuel 801 Wanted toJ Buy or Rj t 81.4 West Nassau County 859 HolTmes-Furn,nsr.e1
102 Lost & Found 206 Child Care 500 FARM & ANIMAL 608 Produce 621 GardenLavri Eq-u.pment 802 ri.oie Homes 815 Kingsland!'S. Mar/s 860 Horr, e-Unfurn,,shrd
103 In Memornam 207 Business Opportun-..y 501 Equpmen[ 609 AppIances 622 Plants, Seed., ,rtilzer 803 robIle i-ome Lots 816 Camden Counr- 861 sc/-arion PertaIl
104- Personals 300 EDUCATION 502 L-.estoCK X Supilies t.10 A.r Conoitirners,'heaters 623 Swa 'Trade 80- Amrrela Island Homes 817 Otmer Areas 82 Bea P. Breakias[
105 Public Notice 301 Schools & Instruc[ton 503 Pers.'Supol.es 611 Home Furnisn.nrgs 624 Wanted to Bu 805 1 ea:rhes 850 RENTALS 863 QOffice
106 HaPPD Card 302 DieL/Exercise 04 Se,-.,ces 612 Mus.cal Instruments 625 Free IteITm 806 Wamerfron bI1 Roomm,Tate Wanted 864 Comma'nerc'ie
107 Special Occasion 303 Hobb-es/Crafti 600 MERCHANDISE 613 TEle.ii an-Radlo-StEreo 700 RECREATION 807 Conldm,r.lmus 852 lob6le Homes 65 TWareruSPaTI
108 G.ft Shops 305 Tutoring 601 Garaqe Sales 614 lewelry/Watches '01 Boats & Tradler. 808 Off Island/ul0e 853 MoDi0e Home Lots 01 AuNSPO TTONi
200 EMPLOYMENT 306 Lessons/Classes 602 Artcleis for1 Sale .1. Bu.ld.ng Material; 702 Boat Supplizi. Dockage 809 Lots S54 Roo.m 902 Truc-s
201 Help Wanted 400 FINANCIAL 603 r1,;cella5.neous 616 Storage,'Warehouses 703 SponsEquipmnerr Sales 810 Farmsn & Acreage 855 Aparrmenta-Furrnlhed .903 1 ans
202 Sales-Bus.ness 401 Mortgage Bouont/Soid 6014 8,ccle3 61r7 r1achrh.rer,-Toolof-Equip. 704 Recreation ,,'el-..le' 311 Com.-nerrcal/ Retal 686 Apar rrenrs-Unfurr. 904 otorc,cle~
203 Hotel/Res-aurant 402 Stocks & Bonds 605 Comutrers-Sucjplie 618 Auctions 705 Computers & Supplich 812 Properr. E .-nange 857 Candos-Furnished 905 Cornmere,al


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

104 Personals
married couple seeks to adopt.
Financial security. Let's help -each
other. Expenses paid. Holly & Max. Ask
for Adam (800)790-5260. FL Bar no.
0150789. ANF
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throughout Florida Call Advertising
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Fair Housing Act; which makes It
illegal to-advertise any prefer-
ence, limitation, or discrimination
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Fr CDoi_" .lTIii rIT -LLTcri person.
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LEdAL ASSISTANT Tomassetti &
Prince, a two attorney law firm located
in downtown Fernandina Beach,
Florida, seeks a legal assistant/office
manager with outstanding communica-
tion, administrative and organizational
skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office
and computer skills are required.
Responsibilities include assisting two
attorneys with preparation of docu-
ments, including legal briefs, court
subpoenas and other office-related
letters, organizing and maintaining all
legal files and electronic-filing data-
bases, and submitting, paperwork to
courthouses. Other duties include
scheduling client appointments and
Answering calls. High school diploma or
GED required. Certification as a para-
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of progressively responsible admini-
stirative experience, with experience in
legal field preferred. Great office down-
town, salary depends on experience,
health care and pension provided.
Send resume to 406 Ash Street,
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034 or
infottpislandlaw.com by July 12,
experience in medical office, must be
personable, have good communication
skills and a professional attitude. Fax
resume to (904)261-7790.
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Facility Services position available.
Applicants must have a AS Degree in
HVAC, the position is full time.
Great Benefits package including:
* Up to 21 Paid Time )ff Days during
the first year of employment
* Dental
Company matched 401K
Employee Recognition Events
Opportunities for Continuing
Please apply on line at
per hour commission. Apply in-person
at Steve Johnson Automotive, 1505
South "14th Street or email:

is accepting applications for
housekeeping. Applications available at
19 South 2nd St., Femandina Beach,

TUTOR NEEDED for 8 weeks in
college level Statistics & Probability.
Call (904)206-4355, please leave
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earning Big $$$. No" experience
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DRIVERS New refrigerated & dry van
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Due to the rapidly increasing market,
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Self-motivated, honest and dependable with sales
experience, top pay, great work schedule, award-winning
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201 Help Wanted

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Nassau County. Salary commensurate
with experience. Send resume to
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Kingsland, GA 31548.
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clerk. Ability to multitask is key. Full-
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201 Help Wanted
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days! (888)368-1964. ANF

Nassau County has an opening for a
Senior Shelter/Center Attendant with
Animal Care and Control at $11.89
hourly plus benefits. Requires high
school diploma or GED and at least one
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ience. Additional training in disaster
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Housekeepers." Great pay and flexible
schedules. (904)261-9444

Experience Preferred. Apply at
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or call 225-2600.

must have 2 years experience,
preferably in orthopedics. Fax resume
to (904)261-7790.

Cumberland Island. In residence
position, dining experience required.
$25,500 per annum. Apply 6 North 2nd
St, Suite 300, Fernandina beach or call
(904) 261-6408 for application.

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NANNY NEEDED 8:30-5, M-F. $525
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COMPANION Light housework,
meals, groceries and' shopping.
References. 18 years in healthcare.
Low rates. (904)624-5624
Small jobs welcomed. (904)583-1465
summer with a concrete patio, drive-
way addition, grilling pad, etc. Starting
at $599. 491-4383 or 237-7324

205 Live-In Help
Provider Avail for live-in or drop-in
elderly care. Responsible w/good refer-
ences. Owns car. Experience w/Alz-
heimers. (904)624-5649 or 415-1053.

301 Schools &
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Justice, *Hospitality. Job placement
assistance. Computer available.
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306 Lessons/Classes
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503 Pets/Supplies
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S 601 Garage Sales
WE ARE MOVING! Seven rooms of
quality furniture for sale. 3 bedrooms,
living room, den, kitchen, dining room.
Wicker, leather, glass, & more." Call to
see. (904)557-5916
HOUSEHOLDS 96224 Marsh Lakes
Dr., last house on right. Fri. 6/29 & Sat.
6/30. 8am-2pm. All kinds of furniture.
Contemp. & misc. Sofas, lamps, chairs,
large foyer marble top table, custom
sleigh daybed from Sea Dunes, KS
mattress, (4) wrought iron bar stools, &
much more. Priced to sell.
Rain or.shine. In Old Town, 919 San
Fernando. Books, clothes, household,
misc. Fri. 6/29 & Sat. 6/30, 9am-lpm.

GARAGE SALE Fril 6/29 & Sat. 6/30,

California Kings bed, vanity sink< Infant-
&adult clothes, trailer, & misc. items.
85594 Kirktand Rd.,Yulee.


Bikes, bats, chairs, beach stuff. Rain
cancels. .

MOVING SALE Fri.June 29 & 30 7am-6
2pm81pm. (2) washers, (2) dryers,of N. 14th
St,. righadult clothes, tranklin, lefr, &. on Ameliatems


RUMMAGE SALE. Lots of great
stuff at great, prices. Sat. 6/30,1
9am-2pm. North 6th St.
Reef Ra in Heron isles. ; Sat. 6/30,
8am 'til .. ; .,

6Q2 Arti qes for Sale
$65.00 or best offer. Call (904)277-
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1602 Articles for Sale

FOR SALE Household, furniture,
appliances, 2 refrigerators, air
conditioners, table, chairs, bed, couch,
coffee tables. Call (904)753-0718.

* 603 Miscellaneous
MEET SINGLES right now! No paid
operators, just real people like you.
Browse greetings, exchange messages
& connect live. Try It free. Call now
(888)744-4426. ANF

609 Appliances
TOP OF LINE glass top stove $150,
and microwave $75. In excellent
condition. Call to see. (904)225-8866
WASHER & DRYER In good con-
dition. $300 for set. (904)557-6501

' 618 Auctions

AUCTION. 10am Sat. June 30,
2012. 3.26 acres on US Hwy 1.,
Commercial and Residential Zoning.
552397 US Hwy 1, Hillliard, FL,
32046; Callr '(904)845-2870 for
further information.

701 Boats & Trailers
'05 LOWE "ALUNA" 14', boat, 2
seats, w/Tohatsu 4-cycle electric start.
9.8HP, like new, Eagle fisl finder,
completely equipped,, excellent cond.
$2,500/OBO. (904)624-7983.
'88 BASS' BOAT 16' 'Glass Stream'".
New seats & cover. Hummingbtrd fish
finder. 90HP Johnson "Power tilt"
engine; completely equipped, exc.
cond. i$3,250/OBO. (904)624-7983

MOBILE. HOME For Sale. 1979
Skyline,. 12x61, 2BR/1BA, very good
condition. Have title & ready to move.
$4,500. (904)583-4459 i
3BR/2BA TRIPLE WIDE sitting on 4
.acres on Lofton Creek. Close to YMS.
and YHS. $119,000. (904)583-2009:

806 Waterfront

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

S 817 Other Areas
w/dockable lakefront only $39,900.
selling for $100K & upi Beautifully
wooded homesite in spectacular, all
waterfront community. Paved public
roads, power & phone. Perect for
vacation home or weekend getaway.
Must see. Excellent financing. Call now
(866) 952-5336, x514. ANF


851 Roommate Wanted

I NEED A mature nonsmoking
woman to share a cottage on Amelia
Island. Free rent In exchange for help'
with some tasks. Must love animals
and have sunny disposition. (904)491-

852 Mobile Homes
2BR/2BA SINGLEWIDE on 1/2 acre
located in Yulee.. $700/mo. + $500
deposit. 491-4383 or (904)237-7324

campground. Weekly or monthly. All
.utilities & WiFi included, (904)225-
'5577:. ,

2BR/'1.SBA SW Newly.-remodeled,
$675/mo. 3BR/1BA, $675. Yulee.
Water incl. 3BR, $600. (904)501-5999

855 Apartments
I BEDROOM Deep water, *:.:.z.
great fishing. Available. July 1st.
Furnished or unfurnished. Call

AT BEACH 1BR, Incl. utils. $225/wk,
$895/mo + dep. ALSO, ON ISLAND -
,Duplex effic.* w/small yard. $145/wk,
$580/mo. + dep. Incl utils. 261-5034

Visit www.OceanfrontAmella.com for a W/D, ceiling 'fans. Includes water,
cmpklt.? Hlist, or call Bob CGedcon at sewer & garbage. $900/mo. + dep.
Oceanfront Realty f904',261 8870 Available 7/1. 'Call 277-7622.

wft$99 secrsdty deposit

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Cha rn E Clsets
Close lo schools & MPrf e aU Pat ,o
Shopping. Sparing Pool
20 minutes to Teran Cour
Jackjonvnille er,'seRoa

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atwdT k ,1 m.-Fri. ;8:30-5:30
Apartmeuts ssa. /Sun. by. Appt.

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1860 Homes-Unfurnished I j 865 Warehouse

- in Heron Isles. Backs to pond/ preserve.
area. Free cable. 96017 Tidal Bay Ct.,
Yulee. $1095/mo. (916)580-6529
1,500 SQ FT 3BR/2.5BA, hardwood
floors, lawn care Included in Piney
Island. $1,400/mo. (904)463-2770
LOFTON POINTE 4/2, 2037sf.
$1200/mo. Call Owner (904)556-3705
3BR/2.5BA HOME located in gated
community, Granite countertops, wood
floors, S'S appliances & many extras.
$1300/mo + $800 dep.' (904)237-7324

2400sf warehouse w/12'X15' office & bath.
Two 12X12 roll up doors. Amelia Island
Industrial Park, 2424-B Lynndale Rd. Call
Jim Deal 261-6230 or cell 415-0423.

901 Automobile
Loaded, 4 wheel drive, 60,000 miles.
$16,900/negotiable. (904)491-9967

856 Apartments
For Rent.- 2BR/1.5BA TH apt. CH&A,
stove, refrig., D/W, carpet. Service
animals only. $795/mo. 828
Nottingham Dr. Call (904)261-3035.
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 .
$875 Includes lawn, garbage/sewer,
water, & W/D. Nick Deonas Realty, Inc.

1858 Condos-Unfurnished
LAKES CONDO $750/mo. Fresh
paint, Washer & Dryer, pool, gym,
tennis courts. Call(904)415-1165


94117 Fiddlers Walk Lane 2512, sf.
4BR/3BA home in Fiddlers Walk oih over an
1/2 acre well landscaped corner lot. Large guest
rooms withbay windows. Wood floors
throughout. Over sized Florida room on back
with tiled floors. Upgraded kitch-n with double
oven. Master bath has walk-in shower and
jetted tub. Pets ok. OffIsland. $1,750/mo.
95457 Sonoma Dr 2601 sf. 5BR 3BA 2 siory
house in the Woodbridge. Large, bright Family
Room opens to Kitchen with Breakfast Area.
Tile and carpet floors. Guest suite downstairs.
Upstairs has Den/Office Loft area with large
Master Suite. Covered Patio overlooking huge
fully 'fenced backyard. Pets ok. Off Island,
3322 Fairway Oaks 1,456 sf. 2BR'/2BA
Omni Amelia Island Plantation villa located on
the Fairway. Recently remodeled with updated
Kitchen and appliances. Generous living spaces
with Living/Dining Room combined. Master
suite with private bath. Optional AIP
membership available. Washer & Dryer. Pets
ok. On Island, $1,500/mo.
4800 Amelia Island Pkwy #A110 1BR/1BA
condo with ocean and pool view. Furnished
with all utilities. No pets. On Island.
.76391 Deerwood Drive 1764 sf. 3BR/2BA
home in the Timbercreek community. Spacious
galley style Kitchen with Corian counters!
Huge screened Porch overlooking backyard and
preserve, Family Room has surround soumd!

'Brian Woolard
General Manager,

Lee Richardson

308 South .4th St 1950 sf 3BR/2.5BA
Fernandina two story with large fenced yard.
Fireplace in Livingg Room and upgraded Kitchen
with solid surface counter tops and tons of cabinets.
Master Suite upstairs with separate shower and
garden tub. Pets ok. On Island. $1,350/mo.
86125 Sand Hickory Trail 2044 sf, 4BR/2BA
house in Hickory Village. Walk to Yulee middle
and high schools. Great open floor plan with LR
and DR on front of house open to large family
room. Nice upgraded kitchen with breakfast area.
Split floor plan with master suite on one side and 3
,guest rooms on other. Irrigation system. Pets ok..
'Off island. $1,350/mo.

3133 Bailey Road 1772 sf. 3BR/2BA single
family home with huge yard both front & back!
Joined Living Room and Dinning areathat's perfect
for entertaining. Tiled throughout main living
areas with carpet in 'odioomf .Modern kitchen
with eatrin area. Pitioout back overlooking large
backyard. Pets ok. On Island. $1,150/mo.
86222 Evergreen Place 1590 sf, 3BR/2BA split
floor plan home in Hickory. Village. Bright and
open with fireplace in the Family room.Breakfast
nook kitchen. Two car garage. Irrigation system.
Pets ok. Offlsland. $1,100/mo.
837B Mary St. 816 sf2BR/1BA first floor duplex
located on theNorth end of Amelia Island. Bright
and open with large yard and car port. Pets ok. On
Island. $850/mo.


Ch,Pn Wiliams Renals
26 -00 1C iapi~ liii~ itl~oi

Beautiful 4/3.5 has spectacular Unbelievable price on this 2/2 Countiy charmer on .81 acre! Only
kitchen, hardwood floors, cov- 4th floor condo with remodeled 3 years old, this 300 sf 5/3.5 w/lam-
ered lanai w/courtyard, bonus kitchen, new carpet, paint & inmate flooring has great upgrades &
room w/guest room & bath. beachy d6cor. Owner will extras inside and out. 16 seerA/C,
3,088sf of space finance with 209% down. eirn,e sprayefoam.ins 16
S" #78.4,spray foa insulation.
#57581. $409,000 #57579 $235,000 # #57513 $269,000

Wonderful oceanfront 2/2 fur-
nished townhome. End unit
with extra windows, ground
floor patio & upstairs balcony.
Good vacation rental.
#57449 $329,000

One of a kind move-in ready 4/3 Lovely restored 20's 3/2 2-story Rare find just steps to the beach! Short Sale opportumnityon iins
-features everything a family would home 'and guest cottage* in This 4/2 has a heated screened 4/2 on Knoltted Oak Way.
feates everything a Ferfaidinys Histwouloric District. pool overlooking the lake, cus- Beautiful floos, custom paint,
neeLarge bons roomover garage, Rent one and live in tdie other! tom upgrades, recent HVAC fenced yard. Near Yulee Middle
largest yard in neighborhood. Great condition! upgrade & HigI Schools.

#57587 $385,000 #57648 $375,000 #57586 $399,000 #57664 $155,000

Nice 2007 3/2.5 .2-story has Well maintained 3/2.5 town- Magnificent fully loaded 3924 Short stroll to the beach from this
lovely laninate flooring, new home across the street from tile sf custom 4/3.5 Low Country Brylen built home. Oversized
screened porch and pr!'vacy beach. Remodeled kitchen, home. Gourmet kitchen, 50- MBR, great kitchen, screened
fenced back yard. Convenient screened porch, 2 new AC units, year galvanized roof, wrap- lanai, 10-ft ceilings, crown mold-
location to Jax & Kings Bay. comm. pool. around screened porch ing & more
#57543 $115,000 #57624 $150,000 #56704 $629,000 #57170 $374.500

.,, 'le. so,,w ',!,:-i 1 '9 9 ,,i) (,a M ten I (j ei, n V,ctt'i $4"5 (YXl!
1. : 1 Ave,,lu $ aniIA A ovenueiI $&00,

AMELIA SOUTH Long Point $560,0 00 ceanAvenuCASTLE RIDGE TR.
Best location in complex for this S. Fletcher Avenue $890,000 Unbelievably immaculate 3/2 is
6th floor S end unit. Updated N. Fletcher Avenue $150,000 loaded with extras! 42" cabinets,
kitchen & baths and fully fur- S. Fletcher Avenue $529,000 S. 20th Street $175,000 new SS appliances, granite in
nished for vacation rental. Lots kitchen & baths, laminateic floors &
of,windows!. more.
#57673 $269,500 OF IS ND sn#56712 $209,900

Blackrock Road $37,000 Middle Road $250,000
Blackrock Road $260,000 Miner Rd (15acres) $570,000
Blackrock Road $30,000 Napeague Drive $75,000
Edwards Road $42,500 Pages Dairy Rd (s5 ces) $175,000
O'NEIL SCOTT ROAD Edwards Road $39,900 Parrish Drive $32,500 S. FLETCHER AVENUE
Beautiful 4/3 brick home on 4.31 Good ocean view from this
acres very close to Amelia East SR 200 (Comm) $425,000 Sail Wind Way $55,000 updated beach house w/screened
Island. 1-Acre stocked pond, pool and double lot. Home has a
fruit & pecan trees on property. Gravel Creek Dr. $55,000 Serenity Lane $55,900 real basement! Weekly Rental
River & marsh views. Little Piney Island $169,000 Permit!
#56523 $270,000 #57212 $439,000





Saturday, June 30'th 1 pm 4pm

S304 N 10th Street
4BR/2BA ASF 1452 $1 17,000,
S95239 Nass.au River Road
3BR/2.5BA ASF 2,700 $590,000

86145 Sinatra Street
4BR/2BA' ASF 1831 $155,000

Sunday, July 1t 1 pm 4 pm

95239 Nassau River Road
'-3BR/2.SBA ASF 2700 $590,000

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

Mountains. River overlook, cozy, well
furnished, majestic views. Peaceful.
$495 a week. Call (904)757-5416.

863 Office
2382 Sadler Rd. behind Amelia
Insurance. (904)557-5644
Suite. Hardwood floors, brick expo-
ures, new windows, reception area and
more. (3) Offices, (2) Bathrooms.
Must seel $1250/mo. Call (904)261-
955.6 or email: fotop@bellsouth.net
Office Space- All utilities, CAM, & tax
Included. 2 rooms, 370sf. $695. Call



Real Estate, Inc.

*2519 S. FletcherAve. 3BR/2.5BAwith 2880
sq.ft Grand old' beach house with unusual
floor plan and lots of parking $1,650/mo.
plus utilities.
*23820 Flora Park Blvd. 4BR/2BA 1988
approx. sq.ft.home. $1,350/mo. plus util.
Avail. 08/01/12.
*76129 Long Pond Loop 3BR/2BA 1723
sq.ft. $1,200 plus utilities
*2BR/IBA furnished 1801 S. Fletcher Ave.
$1,650/mo. Includes most utilities, water,
sewer, garbage, cable and internet. Available
in July.
2BR/IBA Ocean-view. 487 S. Fletcher.
Across the street from the beach. All util,
wi-fi,TV & phone.
3BR/ 3BA townhome in Sandpiper Loop
$1850/wk plus taxes & cleaning fee.
Amelia Park Unit B small office (2 rooms)
, with bath, 576 sq.ft.$1000/mo.+ salestax
* 474414 SR 200/A IA 840 sq. ft. office space
+ 2,000 sq. ft. warehouse area and outside
open storage. High visibility $3,120.09 + tax
'Five PointsVillqge 1,200 sq.ft.AIA/S 8th St.
exposure Great for retail, services, or
office. $ 1,200/mo +sales tax.
*Amelia Park Unit E (14th St frontage) 910
approx. sq.ft., 3 offices, reception area,
kitchen and bathroom.$1450/mo.+ utilities.
1839'S. 8th St. adjacent to Huddle House,
1,800 sq.fLt $1700/mo. lease + tax. Sale also
*AIA Frontage, approx. 550 sq. ft. of fffce
Space, three rooms and a bath, plus large
outdoor area, great for nurserygarden cen-
ter.'landscaping or displ j. Can be split into
individual acres.
Office Complex w/tenant for sale / excel-
lt investment 1941, Citrona Dr 4690
sq.ft. including additional lot. Call for more
info 261-4066:

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