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Board OKs CraneI slan d r e vi sion MARY MAGUIRE News-Leader The recent sale of Crane Island uncovered trouble with a conservation easement that requires the preservation of 130 acres of wetlands undera Nassau County or dinance. During the title transfer, agents lear ned that the state owns 18 acres within the protection zone. The previous owners didnt know said local attorney Mike Mullin, whor epr esented the sellers in a r equest to revise the ordinance. Mullin asked the board at its meeting last week to satisfy the pr otection easement by combining the states 18 acr es with the buyers 117 acres. Commissioners approved the plan 4-0. Commissioner Danny Leeper did not attend the meeting in a scheduled absence. Crane Island is a 207-acre site located along the Intracoastal Waterway, west of the Fer nandina Beach airpor t. The property is visible to people looking toward Amelia Island while crossing the Shave Bridge. Previous owners secured county approvals in 2006 to build a mix of 169 houses and townhouses on the wet lands site, as well as a broad range of recreational facilities, including a clubhouse, pool, tennis cour ts and piers. ANGELA DAUGHTRY News-Leader A new valet parking plan at St. Michael Catholic Church may solve ap arking problem triggered by its upcoming expansion project but s ome parishioners are not happy about it. The citys Technical Review Committee met Thursday to discuss a plan by the churchs architect, Jose M iranda, to convert a 16-space parking lot off North Fifth Street into a 48-s pace valet lot for parishioners attending services at St. Michael, 505 B roome St. downtown. According to a revised expansion plan, the churchs total seating capacity will be 459 seats after the expansion a reduction of 69 spaces from the original plan. Currently the church seats 289. Deputy City Manager Marshall McCrary told parishioners the reduction in the number of seats for the c hurch expansion also lowered the number of required parking spaces o n church property from 62 to 45. The parking lot on North Fifth S treet, which is between the parish office and parish house, and across the street from the main sanctuary, would gain 32 spaces if cars were parked properly. However, the plana lso calls for the removal of a 35-foot magnolia tree on the northeast side of t he lot. A handful of parishioners who a ttended the meeting expressed concern about what would happen if ever the church ceased doing valet parking, and about removal of the tree. Marshall noted the church would be r equir ed to comply with the valet parking plan if it gets appr oval fr om t he city A test r un would also to be done o n the parking lot, Miranda said, to make sure 48 cars would fit. Miranda said the chur ch could hir e a professional valet service to keep things running smoothly during services. Based on our r eview we ar e pr e par ed to find this plan compliant, M cCrary said. He also noted the valet p arking plan was fully independent of a n earlier plan by city staff for angled parking in the downtown area to incr ease street parking spots. Parishioner Brian Downey said his main concern was with traffic flow and the safety of downtown r esidents, but he added that with valet parking t hose parishioners arriving earliest w ould be the last to have their cars r e tur ned. He also said a disabled car parked at the front of the lot would cause a gr eat inconvenience, and expr essed concern over the liabilities of valet parking. Several parishioners at the meeting were opposed to removal of a magnol ia tree in the corner of the lot. The t ree, with a 29-inch diameter trunk, t akes up just one parking space. This is a 100-year-old magnolia tree, said parishioner Joan Bean. Nobody is standing up for it. Downtown r esident Car ol Hays, who lives on North Sixth Street directly behind the parish house, also questioned the need for cutting down the tree. Im not quite sure it necessitates removal, Hays said. She suggested the tree be saved to keep the shaded canopy over the parking lot. No per mit has been issued to cut the tree down, according to McCrary, but it would have to be cut before the new parking lot is constr ucted. No permitting has been issued yet, but (the church is) free to make application at this point, McCrary wrote in an email last week. The issue with this and other trees which lie in an ar ea which is to be dis turbed is their ability to survive, McCrar y wr ote. Magnolias in par ticular have significant r oot systems which extend far beyond the base of the tree. Simply omitting the space which contains the trunk of the tree would surely result in the death of the tree. (Replacement tr ees) is cer tainly important in ensuring the longevity CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK News-Leader 1 6 0th year No. 27 C op yright, 2014 The News-Leader Fernandina Beach, FL Printed on 100% recycled newsprint with soy based ink. I I N N D D E E X X B USINESS ...................................4A C LASSIFIEDS .............................. 7B C OUR T R EPOR T .................... 11A C ROSSWORD /S UDOKU ......6B E DITORIAL ..................................7A F ISHING / T IDE S ....................... 2B L EGAL N OTICES .................................8A O B ITU ARIES ........................................... 2A P E OPLE AND P LA CE S .......... 6B P OLICE R EPORT ..................10A S PORTS ........................................................1B W E DNESDAY A P RIL 2, 2014 / 20 P A GES 2 S E CTIONS fbnewsleader.com CRANEContinued on 3A CHURCHContinued on 3A County budget deficit looms MARY MAGUIRE News-Leader The Nassau County budget office is projecting a $10 million to $12 million d eficit for fiscal year 2014-15. C ommissioners ar e holding a spec ial meeting today at 10 a.m. to discuss next years budget, which starts Oct. 1. The board planned an early jump on the spending plan because they want time to thoroughly discuss the projected shortfall. T hey also have two big spending p rojects on the agenda, and both have b ig price tags. The projects include construction of a new sheriffs administration building, estimated at $10 million, and an upgrade of the emergency operations center priced at $4 million. The county has set aside money for both pr ojects, and the costs assoc iated with them are not connected to t he projected budget deficit. S till, a loan is under consideration for the sheriffs administration building. The board is expected to discuss at the meeting today the pros and cons of bor r owing the money Her e are some considerations. $1.00 f bne w sleader.com BUDGETContinued on 3A Property being considered for v alet parking for St. Michael C atholic Church is across from t he main sanctuar y above. The lot cur r e ntly has 16 parking spaces but would be expanded to accommodate 48 vehicles. A large magnolia tree at the northeast corner of the lot, right, would be cut down ifc hurch officials approve the p lan for valet parking during s er v ices. Below an ar chitect s r e ndition shows the plan for the valet parking lot on Nor th Fifth Street to enable expansion of church seating. Valet parking church remedy? PHOTOS BY ANGELA DAUGHTRY/NEWS-LEADER SUBMITTED Based on our review, we are prepared to find this plan compliant M ARSHALL MCCRARY D EPUTY CITY MANAGER
V V o o l l u u n n t t e e e e r r s s n n e e e e d d e e d d The Isle of Eight Flags S hrimp Festival will again offer beer for sale at the riverfront stage and food court. They need volunteers. Incentives will be offered to e arn income for your civic group by covering one or m ore shifts. Shift times for ticket sales, checking ID and p lacing on wristbands can be scheduled for your convenience. Call Harry Harrison at (615 Harry at firstname.lastname@example.org for t o schedule shifts. W W o o m m e e n n s s g g r r o o u u p p Becoming the best you c an be is the goal and the theme of a new Womens Empowerment Group launched by Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare in Y ulee. The group meets on the main campus every T uesday from 2-3 p.m. at 463142 SR 200 in Yulee. T opics for discussion include: healthy relationships and characteristics of unhealthy relationships; recognizing abusive relationships; assertiveness training; stress reduction; creating balance and more. Any woman can participate in the group, which is offered free of charge. You do not needt o register. For information call Starting Point Behavio ral Healthcare at 225-8280. W W h h a a l l e e o o f f a a S S a a l l e e Nassau County 4-H will host their fourth annual Whale of a Sale from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. April 4 and 8 a.m.-1 p.m.A pril 5 at the Callahan Masonic Lodge, 45085 Frank B rookins Drive in Callahan. T here will be numerous v endors including new and gently used treasures, homemade goodies and on Friday night, spaghetti dinners fr om 5-7 p.m. to support 4-H youth attending camp and other events. Contact the NassauC ounty Extension of fice to r ent a table or for more inform ation at 879-1019. P P i i r r a a t t e e P P l l u u n n d d e e r r Help suppor t Fernandina Beach Pop Warner Association raise money at a Yard Sale and Craft Show at theP op W arner field, 1001 B eech St., on April 5 from 8 :30 a.m.2 p.m. Gate Admission is $1 per person and the concession stand will be open. All vendors and yard sellers are welcome and ther e will be activities avail able for kids. Booth r entals a r e $25. Table and chair r ental ar e available at $10 for a n 8 foot banquet table and $1.50 per chair. Donations of gently used items will be gladly accepted prior to the sale date. Contact Laura Boles to r eser ve a booth at 662-8079 or Lauraboles77@ g mail.com. Y Y a a r r d d s s a a l l e e a a n n d d d d i i n n n n e e r r Celebration Assembly of God Church, 850472 US 17 south in Yulee, will host a yar d sale and chicken dinner on April 5. The yard sale begins at 8 a.m. Chicken dinners can be purchased in advance by calling 225-9159 and on the day of the event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dinner includes a quarter chicken, cole slaw, baked beans and br ead for a $6 donation. Drinks and desserts are extra. Seating will be available for those who would like to eat at the church. B B a a g g t t h h e e B B a a g g A new local group, Bag the Bag Fer nandina, has recently formed. Help them change the language used in stor es to, Did you bring your own bags? rather than Is plastic OK? Join them at their next meeting at 3:30 p.m. April 5 at Sheffields on Centre Street. M M e e a a t t b b a a l l l l s s a a n n d d w w i i c c h h e e s s The Northeast Chapter of the Nam Knights will host a meatball parmesan sandwich n ight at the VFW Post 4351 on April 5 at 5:30 p.m. for a $ 7 donation. Come early and play the Meat Madness game where you can win fresh steaks, ham, chicken and pork chops. The $1 a c hance game starts at 4 p.m. Members and their guestsa re welcome. The VFW is located at 96086 Wade Place, u nder the Shave Bridge. Y Y a a r r d d s s a a l l e e A yard sale will be held on April 5 from 8 a.m. until dark at New Life Church off A1A in Yulee. All proceeds w ill go to help a local couple after the husband was paral yzed in a bull riding accident. S S u u n n d d a a y y b b r r u u n n c c h h The Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW Post 4351 will host a Sunday Brunch at 11:30 a .m. on April 6. The brunch will include different dishes p repared by the ladies for an $8 donation, or $5 if you bring three non-perishable items for Hope House. For information call 423-8791. The VFW is located at 96086 Wade Place, under the Shave Bridge. G G u u n n c c o o u u r r s s e e s s G ary W. Belson Associa tes Inc. will hold a conc ealed weapon license c ourse at 6:30 p.m. April 7, 11, 15 and 23. A basic with defensive tactics course will be held at 7:45 a.m. April 12, 13, 19 and 20. For details and additional classes and inform ation, contact Belson at 4 91-8358, (904 g email@example.com. Visit w ww.TheBelsonGroup.com. A A A A R R P P m m e e e e t t s s The local chapter of the AARP will meet April 8 at the Council on Aging star ting at 1 p.m. Stephen Jordan, administrator, and ChastaF letcher admissions dir ector o f Quality Health in Fernandina Beach will offer facts and infor m ation about their facility. Members and guests are invited. For information call John Megna at 277-2143. T T o o w w n n h h a a l l l l T he Nassau Alcohol Crime and Drug Abatement Coalition (NACDAC host a town hall meeting, The Sooner the Better, on April 10 from 6-7:30 p.m. at West Nassau High School. A youth panel will discuss what alcohol use and adolescentsl ooks like in Nassau County and Mothers Against Drunk Driving will make a pr e senta tion to empower par ents to speak with their children about the dangers of underage alcohol use. Please RSVP to Kerrie Alber t by April 4 at 994-2502 firstname.lastname@example.org. C C a a r r e e e e r r F F a a i i r r A Spring Career Fair sponsored by Florida State College at Jacksonville Car eer Development Centers will be held April 10 fr om 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the DBuilding Cour tyar d of the North Campus, 4501 Capper Road, Jacksonville. It is free and open to job-seeking students and community members who can meet representatives fr om mor e than 40 local employers. Employers ar e still being r ecr uited. Contact Alan Pasetti via email at email@example.com or by calling (904 O O p p e e n n h h o o u u s s e e Salvation Ar my Hope House will celebrate its seventh year anniversar y Doing the Most Good ser ving its neighbors right here in Nassau County. An open house celebration will take place on Saturday, April 12 between 2-4 p.m., 410 S. Ninth St., at the cor ner of Ninth and Date streets. G G a a r r a a g g e e s s a a l l e e A multi-Scout family garage sale will be held April 12 from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. at 2705 Delorean St. All proceeds will help offset the costs of Boy Scout T r oop 701 s trip in June to the Bert Adams Summer Camp. K K a a t t i i e e R R i i d d e e Presented by Mayo Clinic, the 10th Annual Katie Ride will be held April 12, benefiting the Katie Caples Foundation s or gan donor registration education and awar eness pr ogramming. Register at www.katieride forlife.org/register/. Fees range from $10 to $45. Minimum fundraising com mitments apply for most events. The Fer nandina Beach library will celebrate Passport Day with the Miami Passpor t Agency with extended hours for passpor t application processing on April 19 from 10 a.m. til 5 p.m. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. For adults the librar y can process first-time applications and r enewals for passpor ts if issued over 15 years ago. For minors under 16 they pr ocess first-time and renewals. They process all applications for those 16 and 17 years old as well. Has your passport been lost or stolen? Did you have a name change? They can do these as well. Don t forget, you can now get a passport card in addition to the book. Getting your passport is easy and can be done quickly if you are prepared. You will need to bring thr ee items 1) evidence of your identification such as your driver s license; 2) evidence of your citizenship, this is typically your birth certificate. The bir th cer tificate must be the original or a certified copy and 3) two checks for payment. Staf f also can take your passpor t photos. Passport fees are paid to the U.S. Department of State; the $25 facility fee is for processing the application. All the for ms ar e available at the library, so stop in beforehand to pick up yours. For details visit www .nas saur eads.com or visit travel. state.gov. Call 277-7365 for appointments or you can email libraryinfo@nassaucountyfl. com. Refr eshments will be pr o vided by Friends of the Fer nandina Beach Branch Librar y. Amelia Patricia Pohl M rs. Amelia Patricia Patty Pohl, age 93, of Fernandina Beach, passed away on Thursday evening, March 27, 2014 at Quality Health Care of Fernandina Beach. She was born to the late W illiam W. and Lucrecia Simmons T olar on the Rising Plantation on January 31, 1921. Mrs. Pohl was raised in J onestown, Mississippi, as the youngest of t hirteen children and is the last surviving member of her birth family. Patty lived in California for 62 years and was married to Ralph Pohl for 52 years. She was an original member of the M other of Twins Club, Pomona, California. In addition to raisi ng her children, she worked for many years at the AAA Automobile Club and the L.A. County Fair. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Pomona. In 2005 she left California and moved to Fernandina Beach, Florida where she lived until her death. While there, she made many new friends and attended the First Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach. P atty was never a stranger to a nyone she met. Her warm s mile, infectious laugh and kind, positive spirit drew people to her immediately She always put others ahead of herself and loved them unconditionally. She is survived by her son Michael and his wife Claudia; d aughters Roberta Wade and R aylene Pohl; grandson Adam Pohl and his wife Michelle; granddaughters Allison Pohl and Erin Pohl and grandson, Matthew Wade and his wife Camille, gr eat-grandchildr en, Lorelai and Hudson Pohl. She is a lso survived by many nieces, n ephews and their children. F uneral services were at 11:00 am on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at the First Baptist Chur c h of Fernandina Beach with Pastor Jeff Overton, officiating. Her family r eceived friends on T uesday at the chur ch, from 1 0:00 am until the hour of servi ce. S he will be laid to rest in Pomona Valley Memorial Park, Pomona, CA. At her request, the family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Habitat for Humanity or the HumaneS ociety. P lease share her Life Legacy a t www.oxleyheard.com. O xle y -H eard Funeral Directors 2A W EDNESDAY A PRIL 2, 2014 NEWS News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK O BITUARY LOOKING BACK 5 0 YEARS 25 YEARS 10 YEARS E.P Davis, pr esident of the Nassau County Taxpayers Association, urged a broader ad valor em tax base and r efor m of the homestead exemption in a speech to the W oman s Club. April 2, 1964 Elmo V Myers, 55, director of the Nassau County Community Development Council and a well-known civic leader, was killed in a head-on crash just north of Yulee on US 17. April 2, 1987 Voters were to decide in a November referendum if they wer e willing to pay $3.85 per pr oper ty owner per year for Nassau County membership in the Florida Inland Navigation District. April 2, 2004 5 5 1 1 1 1 A A s s h h S S t t r r e e e e t t , F F e e r r n n a a n n d d i i n n a a B B e e a a c c h h , F F L L 3 3 2 2 0 0 3 3 4 4 (904) 261-3696 Fax 261-3698 W W e e b b s s i i t t e e f f o o r r e e m m a a i i l l a a d d d d r r e e s s s s e e s s : : f f b b n n e e w w s s l l e e a a d d e e r r . c c o o m m Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday The News-Leader is published every W ednesday and Friday by The Fernandina Beach News-Leader, 511 Ash Street, P.O. Box 16766, Fernandina Beach, FL32034. Periodicals postage paid at Fernandina Beach, Fla. 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SUBSCRIPTION RATES Mail in Nassau County . . . . . . . . . .$39.99 Mail out of Nassau County . . . . . . . . .$69.99 NEWS DEADLINES Community News: Monday 5 p.m. Letters to the editor: Monday 12 p.m. ChurchNotes: Monday 5 p.m. People and Places: Thursday, 3 p.m. ADVERTISING DEADLINES WEDNESDAYNEWS-LEADERFRIDAYNEWS-LEADER Classified Ads: Monday 5:00 p.m.* W ednesday, 5:00 p.m. Classified Display: Friday, 3 p.m.Tuesday, 5 p.m. Legal Notices: Friday noon N/A Retail Advertising: Friday, 3 p.m.Tuesday, 3 p.m. Monday holidays the Classified deadline wil be Friday at 5 p.m. DEATH NOTICES W illiam Harden, 79, died on T uesday, April 1, 2014. Ar rangements were incomplete at time of publication. Green Pine Funeral Home Sally Joy Loster, 67, Yulee, died on Thursday, March 27, 2014. No local ser v ices ar e planned. G r een Pine Funeral Home Regina C. Sherlock, 80, Osprey Village, died on Sunday, March 30, 2014. No local services are planned at this time. 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Passport Day at library Just days remain for subm ission of entries to the 6th a nnual Wild Amelia Nature Photography Contest. The goal of the contest is to recognize outstanding photogra phy that celebrates the wild spaces and wildlife that are found on Amelia Island. The contest is open to adults and children, beginner and advanced photographers. The deadline for entries is Friday. Cash prizes will be awarded for winning images; those images may be included in the 2015 Wild Amelia Nature Photography calendar as well. Photographers in each category may win only one award in that category. A ll photographers intere sted in entering the Photo Contest should review carefully the rules and submission pr ocess outlined on the web site, www.wildamelia.com. A panel of judges will score each photo (with names of photographers removed) and compile the scores to determine the winners. The winners of the 2014 W ild Amelia Natur e Photography Contest will be announced at 3:30 p.m. on Satur day May 17 at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center during the Wild Amelia Nature Festival Expo and Silent Auction. The eighth annual Wild A melia Nature Festival will be h eld May 16-18 at venues on and around Amelia Island. In addition to the Photography Contest, expo exhibits for adults and children, there will be ecotours, photography classes, music, live animal exhibits and a sea turtle release (Friday at Main Beach). The festival website, www .wildamelia.com, now has a schedule of the tours and classes posted online. The 2014 W ild Amelia Natur e Festival is just around the corner! Get those shutters clicking and follow Wild Amelia Nature Festival on Facebook. PHOTO BY KA THY BROOKS/FOR THE NEWS-LEADER J ust days remain to submit photos of the wildlife and wild places of Amelia Island f or the sixth annual Wild Amelia Nature Photography Contest. 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Pro: Borrowing the money leaves cash in the bank and g ives the appearance of a beefy bank account. Con: A loan adds a n estimated $2.5 million in interest payments over the life o f the loan, according to the budget office. How to offset that cost? Sell the property. Commissioner Danny Leeper says after the s heriff moves to the new location by the judicial annex in Y ulee, the land where the old office sits can be sold. He said t he property has been valued at $3 million. The sheriffs office is a collection of trailers located abouta quarter mile east of I-95 on A1A. Commissioner Pat Edwards h as said using cash is the most responsible option. But heres t he con: that approach drains the countys bank account andt he budget office has little s aved for emergencies. T heres $500,000 in the bank now for storms, enough to run the county for three days, according to county officials. Whatever approach the board takes, the decision will have long-term implications for t he countys finances. But budge t of ficials warn the county is f acing other concerns. Revenue has to be increased, said County Manager Ted Selby at a meeting last week. We feel were at a critical juncture. Selby and Assistant County Manager Shanea Jones said them oney coming in to the county i s significantly less than the m oney going out. e have a structural imbalance, said Selby. We feel that this is a serious problem. Selby and Jones, who is also the countys budget director,of fer ed an over view of the c ountys projected fiscal 2014-15 b udget last Friday during a m eeting or g anized by the Amelia Island Plantation Community Association. The association regularly invites local leaders to share information about timely topics. Several dozen people, including three county commissioners, attended the program. Organizers explained that Commissioners Leeper, Barry Holloway and Steve Kelley would not comment on the presentation because of S unshine Law restrictions. And they didnt. After cordial greeti ngs, the commissioners seated themselves several rows apart, listening without comment throughout the program. Selby said the county has balanced the budget over recent years using money from r eserve savings and by making deep cuts to operating costs a nd staff. He said further reductions are not sustainable. Were bare bones at this point and at the bottom of cutting expenses, said Selby. Last year, commissioners briefly considered a slight prope rty tax hike, but chose dipping into the reserve fund instead. Were patching holes with r eserves and deferring capital m aintenance, said Selby.If we d ont get more money in here services have to go away Selby told the crowd that 24 cents of every dollar collected in ad valorem taxes is spent too perate the county. And 50 percent of that money goes to publ ic safety, including Fire Rescue. The school board gets the b iggest chunk, not us, said Selby. Aging infrastructure is also a concern. We have 600 miles of roads, half of them ar e paved and the other half is dir t, said Selby All of them require regular m aintenance. T he county cur r ently spends $1.5 million on roadway maintenance, but outside auditors recommend spending $6 million. Selby said defer ring pay ments does not eliminate them. You will pay me now or pay me later , said Selby S elby and Jones spent mor e than an hour explaining the countys financial condition, displaying the numbers in a black and white PowerPoint presentation. eve been in better s hape, said Jones. The last time the county coll ected an equal amount of collections and expenditures was f iscal 2008-9, when the annual budget was $70 million, said Jones. In the following years, she said, the county refinanced l oans and refused to take on more debt. C redit rating agencies rewarded the county for these d ecisions with an excellent credit rating. But both Standard & Poors and Moodys noted the countys structural imbalance and its need to upgrade aging i nfrastructure. An independent auditor r ecently praised the boards financial condition through the e nd of September last year, but noted funding concerns in the days ahead. You have big projects on the horizon and youre going to have to look at how youll pay going forward, said Ron Whitesides of Purvis Gray & Company, LLP in Gainesville. The associations president, B ob Spaeth, who introduced S elby and Jones (both U niversity of Florida graduates; both have masters degrees in business administration), received the first surprise reaction from the crowd when he told them that assessed valuations of properties are down $ 2.3 billion from 2008 to 2013, d ropping from $8.3 billion to $6 b illion. The audience had questions. One man asked if the county s pension plan is pr o p erly funded. Selby said yes. The county joined the Florida Retirement System (FRSt he state plan is 85 percent f unded. But, he said, lawmakers a r e considering a mandate in 2015 for reserve accounts. If that happens, Nassau County would need to fund an account with several million dollars. That could slap us hard, said Selby. A nother person questioned t he cost of health insurance. Is i t high? Selby said the costs are out of control. It may be af f or d able to someone but not to us, he said. email@example.com CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 3A W EDNESDAY A PRIL 2, 2014 NEWS News-Leader CHURCH Continued from 1A Hours: 10-5 Mon-Sat Designer HandbagsHobo Helen Kaminski Mary Frances Brahmin Rioni,BCBGMAXAZRIA &more! Come Check Out The New Colors of Spring!Like us on Facebook! 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Non-members may join at the door.Friday, 9:30am 6pm Saturday, 9:30am 2pmPECK CENTER GYM518 S. 10th St. Fernandina Beach Proceeds benefit our Library of the citys tree canopy McCrary wrote. McCrary said at the meeting that downtown, because of its limited space, would a lways have parking issues, especially with the increase i n tourism. The church expansion, he said, would not go forward unless the church complies with any approved parking plan. e have an architect and an engineer who are testing t he feasibility (of the parking plan), McCrary said. The obligation is on the applicant to be compliant with what is proposed. Hays noted the church had recently acquired a property at 230 N. Fifth St. that has several parking spaces, a nd asked at the meeting if those spaces could be used i n lieu of removing the tree. The church expansion has been controversial, in part because of delayed plans for a new church in Yulee and because of the impact on the historic downtown n eighborhood. firstname.lastname@example.org BUDGET Continued from 1A CRANE Continued from 1A Those site plan approvals transferred to the new owner with the land sale, according t o county officials. D evelopment of Crane I sland has been a contentious issue between developers and local environmentalists who dont want the wetlands destroyed. A local group filed a legal challenge to fight construct ion plans, but lost when the F lorida First District Court o f Appeal ruled in 2010 that a p lanned unit development on Crane Island could be reinstated. But development plans stalled along with the economy and for now the siter emains undeveloped. L ast August, the pr e vious o wners, including a group of s even people led by South Carolina couple, Lynnwood and Jane Willis, asked the board to reduce the scope of their original pr oject. The cur r ent plan still calls for 169 housing units, but a pr oposed lar ge marina is g one and theres been a r eduction in piers from four t o thr e e. Plans also call for a public access road and the installation of a r oundabout at the intersection of the Amelia Island Parkway and Bailey Road. T he new owner of the p roperty is The Range of C rane Island LLC, a compa ny controlled by Saad Wallan, whose W allan Group is headquar ter e d in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and owns shipping, automotive, real estate ando ther businesses. Wallan o wns a condo on Amelia I sland. email@example.com D DO O N N T TL LI I T T T T E E R RSpay or NeuterA PUBLICSERVICEANNOUNCMENT BYTHENEWS-LEADER S elby J ones Wed need 20 Omnis to generate $ 12 million S HANEA JONES ASSISTANT COUNTY MANAGER No easy answers to plug budget gap Were patching holes with reserves and deferring capital maintenance. I f we dont get more money in here s ervices have to go away T ED SELBY C OUNTY MANAGER M ARY MAGUIRE News-Leader At a meeting organized by the Amelia Island Plantation C ommunity Association Friday, Assistant County M anager Shanea Jones headed off some obvious questions a bout generating more money from existing revenue sources, starting with assessed valuations. Housing prices are going up, right? Y es, said Jones. But to cover a $12 million projected d eficit, she said homestead valuations need to jump 10 p ercent. I dont think thats going to happen, do you? she said. Can we write more traffic tickets? I know it seems like deputies are out there all day writing tickets, but we can keep only $12.50 of every ticket. Thats it, said Jones. And we cant use the money for o perations. More stores are opening. Is that helping? Do you know the Villages of Amelia where Home Depot i s, located with all the other stores? said Jones. Well, Villages of Amelia generates $215,000 a year in property taxes. So, wed need 56 more of them to collect $12 million. How about the resorts, are they helping? J ones said the property tax bill for the Omni resort this y ear was $600,000. ed need 20 Omnis to generate $12 million, said Jones. Whats happening with the money from the 1-cent sales tax? That was supposed to be set aside for capital improvements, but weve been using t he money for operations, s aid Jones. H ow about a user fee, like a gas tax or fire assessment? Its been discussed, said J ones. firstname.lastname@example.org
The wheel is one of the most useful andlife-changing i nventions of all time so there is no need to recreate it. A s Fernandina Beach officials go around a roulette w heel of emotions in trying to decide how to proceed with downtown revitalization, all they have to do is look to the south for the answer. There, aw heel is being duplicated. In the brightest move yet, J acksonville officials are copying a redevelopment plan fr o m Charlotte, N.C. With this as a guide, city officials have come up with Unity Plaza, a public/private par tnership that will hopefully r esur rect d owntown Jacksonville. T he plaza will include a 2 ,000-seat amphitheater, a seven-story apartment complex and 18,000 square feet of retail space. By bringing more people to downtown to live, work and play, the p laza could help unify f ragmented neighborh oods like a cog in a wheel, for instance. The key a spect of the plan is a coll aboration of private and public resources. The city has provided $2.6 million towar d the constr uc tion of the $30 million pr oject i n the Riverside area. J acksonville Mayor Alvin B rown has strongly supported the project. What is happening here is a team effort, Brown says, and it shows what can happen when the public and private sectors work together B rown says the private s ector is the engine of the p roject, while the citys contribution and role provide leverage to afford the best return on everyones investment. Brown spoke at the recent g roundbreaking of the project. T aking things a step further, City Council President B ill Gulliford expressed his approval and belief this project will energize downtown. Gulliford also alluded to a chamber of commerce leader-s hip trip to view similar residential and retail developm ents in Charlotte and learn from them. Her e in Fernandina Beach, city officials have gotten a taste of what public/private par tnerships can entail with the librar y r econstruct ion. The private sector had to g enerate funds to match tax p ayer contributions in bringing the library improvements to fruition. However, city officials have only chewed on a privately funded pr oposal for a water front park in downtown F ernandina Beach, refusing t o wholehear tedly swallow t he idea. City leaders have been entertaining a variety of other ideas also. They have appointed committees to study the waterf ront, the CRA, the business arteries in town. While there h as been a lot of looking, no action has been taken so far. C ity leaders here have to make some difficult decisions and then back their convictions by offering limited taxpayer funds (that taxpayerss hould get to vote on in the November election). In this w ay, public funds can complement what is provided by the private sector just as Jacksonville is doing. Offering public funds towar d a downtown r edevel opment package ser ves as an e nticement, and private m oney will often follow Not o nly would the taxpayer money serve a financial purpose, but it also makes the city buy in, or commit, to a project. The city s funds and com mitment ar e missing right n ow. Without it, all the brill iant ideas and initiatives for i mproving downtown and the waterfront and arteries such as South Eighth Street will stall. While a wheel can carry a pr oject for war d it can also create a skid usually from a lack of decision or from an impulsive action. S teve Nicklas is a financial advisor with a major U.S. firm who lives on Amelia Island. His business columns appear in several newspapers in Nor th Florida. He can be r eached at 753-0236. thenicklas email@example.com University of Florida G AINESVILLE It was a simple act of kindness by the u niversity presidents wife in 1956 that helped persuade Jess and Sharon Elliott of Amelia Island to pay it back a halfcentury later with a donation creating a student scholarship at the University of Florida C ollege of Education. Jess was a freshman living i n the Talbot Hall dormitory when Frances Huston Millikan Reitz, wife of then-President J. Wayne Reitz, visited while he was sick in bed in the UF student infirmary. Mrs. Reitz sent my mother a note letting her know I was all right and not to worry, Jess E lliott said. That really pleased my parents, and Sharon and I both appreciate the interest that the University of Florida showed in us and the opportunities the university provided for us. The couple has expressed their gratitude with a $30,000 gift, creating a scholarship in t heir name to help undergraduate or graduate students cover the cost of working toward their education degrees. Jess Elliott, born and raised in Pahokee, received three degrees from the College of Education a B.A.E. degree in 1962, his M.Ed. a year later ( concentrating in modern European history) and a doctorate (Ed.D. izing in educational psychology with a research focus. He says he was the first graduate of the research program in that specialty. Elliott singles out two C ollege of Education professors Wilson Guertin and Douglas Scates who were instrumental in building my coherent approach to evaluating school effectiveness. Sharon Elliott was born in T ampa, spent two years living in UFs Flavet (Florida Veterans) Villages while her father pursued his second UF degree) and spent the rest of her childhood in Thomasville, Ga. She attended UF for two years and later received her bachelors degree in from A gnes Scott College. She managed a travel agency Atlanta for many years before she retired. The Elliotts have one grandson, Micah Mathis, who is a senior in electrical engineering at UF. Jess and Sharon both have many relatives who also g raduated from UF. The Elliotts moved to Amelia Island in 2013 after spending most of their adult years in Atlanta, where Jess worked as an administrator for the Georgia Department of Education, using his statistics e xpertise to help evaluate the states student-testing and school and teacher accountability programs. He retired in 1995 and worked as an education research consultant until closing the books on his business last fall. Jess and Sharon Elliott may d escribe their gift as payback to the University of Florida, but they are really paying it forward by helping future students of our college realize their dreams of becoming educators, said UF education dean Glenn Good. New scholarship donations like the Elliotts are g ifts that keep on giving, year after year. B B e e s s t t F F r r i i e e n n d d s s Best Friends Companion Care, a homemaker companion company, announced this week it has expanded operat ions and is now a fully accredited and licensed home health a gency. Best Friends started by providing services to seniors and other adults such as grocery shopping and everyday household chores. In March, the company was accredited a nd state licensed to provide skilled in-home nursing care. J amie Deonas, a 19-year employee with the Nassau County Fire-Recue Department, started the company after finding a need in the community. My elderly mother-in-law injured her knee and n eeded a companion to sit with her, Deonas said, I reali zed the need for our service and Best Friends was born. Deonas employs more than 45 caregivers and seven fulltime office staff. I n order to become l icensed in the state of Florida, Best Friends had to go through a series of investigations and criminal background c hecks by the Agency for H ealth Care Administration ( AHCA). B est Friends Companion Care is now licensed to prov ide home health services in Nassau, Duval, Clay, Baker and St Johns counties, offering wound care management, specialized nursing and physi-c al therapy. F or more information visit w ww.bestfriendscompanioncare.com. I I F F L L A A The International Financial Leadership Association (IFLAt ions for its 2013 Advisor of t he Y ear Award. An IFLAt rained financial planner from Yulee is among the top nominees. This first annual awar d will r ecognize and celebrate the past years Top 100 financial advisers recognized leaders who have served their clients by faith, with professionalism and through an unstinting commitment to transparency, truth and service. Academy alumnus Chad B rosius of Yulee was among the nominations to IFLA headquarters in Branson, Mo. The IFLA Academy aims through recognition and citations, and ultimately by naming a top prize for the winner to raise the bar for the profession by rewarding C C o o m m m m u u n n i i t t y y H H o o s s p p i i c c e e Community Hospice of Northeast Florida prides itself on being a compassionate guide for those facing serious illness and end-of-life care needs. Jennifer Martin leads by example in facilitating the w ay her staff cares for the psychosocial needs of p atients, their families and for those in the community. Martin, manager of psychosocial, bereavement and c ommunity grief at Commun ity Hospice, was awarded Social Worker of the Year for 2 014 by the regional chapter of the National Association of Social W o rkers. The award recognizes an individual who has made an impact in their commun ity through a dvocacy, e ducation and support. Jennifer exemplifies excellence and commit-m ent in the social work field i n general and in hospice w ork specifically where she sets a very high standard for her work, said Beth Shorstein chairperson of the Northeast Florida Unit of NASW Mar tin began with C ommunity Hospice in 2004. T o learn more, visit www. C ommunityHospice.com. B USINESS W E DNESDAY A P RIL 2, 2014 / N E WS -L E ADER 4 A CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Martin Notice of Meeting Amelia Walk Community Development DistrictThe regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the Amelia Walk Community Development District will be held on Tuesday,April 15,2014 at 2:30 p.m.at the Amelia Walk Amenity Center,85287 Majestic Walk Circle, Fernandina Beach,Florida 32034. The meeting is open to the public and will beconducted in accordance with the provisions of Florida Law for Community Development Districts. A copy of the agenda for this meeting may be obtained from the District Manager, 475 West Town Place, Suite 114, St. Augustine, Florida 32092 (and phone (904This meeting may be continued to adate,time,and place to be specified on the record at the meeting. There may beoccasions when one or more Supervisors will participate by telephone. Any person requiring special accommodations at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the District Office at (904 940-5850 at least two calendar days prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8770, for aid in contacting the District Office. Each person who decides to appeal any action taken at these meetings is advised that person will need a record of the proceedings and that accordingly, the person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which such appeal is to be based.Dave deNagyDistrict Manager NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN that a Public Hearing is scheduled forTuesday,April 15, 2014, at 6:00 PM in the City Commission Chambers, 204 Ash Street Fernandina Beach, Florida to consider the following application:I nterested parties may appearat said hearing and be heard as to the advisab ility of any action, which may be considered. Any persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in ordertoparticipate in this program oractivity should contact 310-3115, TTY/TDD 711 orthrough the Florida Relay S ervice at 1-800-955-8771 at least 24 hours in advance to request such a ccommodation. IFANYPERSON DECIDES TOAPPEALANYDECISION MADE BY THE BOARD/COMMISSION WITH RESPECTTOANYMATTER CONS IDERED ATSUCH HEARING, S/HE WILLNEED TO ENSURE THATA V ERBATIM RECORD OFTHE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONYAND EVIDENCE UPON W HICH THE APPEALIS TO BE BASED. Forinformation, please contact the Staff of the City Clerks Office, 204 Ash Street, between the hours of 8:00 AM 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, (90415, Monday through Friday.ORDINANCE 2014-07AN ORDINANCE OFTHE CITYOFFERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA, ESTABLISHING AN UPDATED CLASSIFICATION PLAN FOR FISCALYEAR 2013-2014, PURSUANTTO SECTION 120 OFTHE CITYCHARTER AND SECTION 62-247 OFTHE CODE OFORDINANCES OFTHE CITY; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. IN BRIEF Couples gift to UF payback Dont reinvent the wheel I I n n v v e e s s t t i i n n g g t t o o d d a a y y An adult-education class, Investing in Todays Financial Markets, will be held in April at the Y ulee campus of Florida State College. The class will cover all aspects of the financial markets, including investment vehicles such as stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Local financial advisor Steve Nicklas teaches the class. Classes will be T uesdays 6:30-8 p.m. April 8-29. Cost of each class is $36 per person and should be paid at the college. STEVE MARKET P LACE Steve Nicklas
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 5A W EDNESDAY A PRIL 2, 2014 BUSINESS News-Leader SeaBreezeGoing Out of BusinessSALENOW40%OFFEverything in the StoreTIME IS RUNNING OUT! Everything Must Go!Island Wear Sharks Teeth Jewelry Original Artwork & Paintings Sweatshirts Wood Carvings Deco Tiles Metal Sculpture Hand Painted Boxes & Greeting Cards Soaps &CandlesHats,Tables,Fixtures,Shelves and so much more4924 First Coast Hwy,Ste.1 904.277.0607Fernandina Beach FL 32034 Palmetto Walk Village On Amelia Island at the base of the A1A bridge From 11:00 am dailyWeekend breakfast from 8:00 AM960030 Gateway Blvd. 904-277-3700 www.barbarajeans.com Great food, Great people, Great place! L L i i b b e e r r t t y y D D w w e e l l l l e e r r s s p p r r o o t t e e s s t t T his weekend U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner and a cabal of colluding cronies will be meeting secretly on Amelia I sland to plot with left-wing influence peddlers to silence c onservative Tea Party candidates and ensure that stat us quo corruption continues. Protests are planned at several locations around Amelia Island. If you would like to make your voice heard contact Michele Kling at 556-6982 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We want to show up and stand up to let them know we know what they are doing and we do not approve, the Liberty Dwellers stated in a press r elease. How dare Boehner and other leading Republ icans collude with the left to defeat conservative candidates? A A d d k k i i n n s s c c a a n n h h e e l l p p State Rep. Janet Adkins and her staff are available to a ssist constituents with issues that might relate to a s tate agency or local issue. The main district office is located in Fernandina Beach and is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Satellite office locations are in Jacksonville Beach, Black H ammock and Bryceville. Anyone wishing more i nformation or to schedule an appointment should contact Adkins office at 4913664 or email janet.adkins @myfloridahouse.gov. P OLITICS IN BRIEF State Rep. Janet H. Adkins office has b een receiving calls from constituents in regard to companies offering assistance, for a fee, to secure unclaimed money. This fee ranges up to 20 percent of the funds that held as unclaimed property. Upon review w ith the state agency that holds the funds, Adkins office was able to confirm that no f ee is required to claim. Per the Florida Department of Financial S ervices website, Currently, the Chief Financial Officer holds unclaimed property accounts valued at more than $1 billion, mostly from dormant accounts in financial institutions, insurance and utility compan ies, securities and trust holdings. In addition to money and securities, unclaimed p roperty includes tangible property such as watches, jewelry, coins, currency, stamps, historical items and other miscell aneous articles from abandoned safe deposit boxes. Unclaimed money is deposited into the state school fund, where it is used for public education. There is, however, no statute of limitations, and citizens h ave the right to claim their property any time at no cost T he Florida website allows a free option to retrieve any funds held by the state and h as links to other states unclaimed property websites. Visit https://www.fltreasurehunt.org/ to determine if there are monies held in your name and to begin the claim process. P er the website, Florida law allows Florida licensed private investigators, CPAs a nd attorneys to register with our office as claimants representatives. These firms have access to our records and frequently c ontact account owners, or their heirs, soliciting contracts to assist in the recovery for a fee. The site then provides a link to determine which companies are registered. Our office responds to the needs of all o f the constituents. Many individuals may be unaware there are monies on deposit w ith the state of Florida. Our citizens do not need to pay a fee to find this money, nor s hould they ever pay money up front to any association claiming to provide this service for them, Adkins said in a press release. Adkins office and staff are always availa ble to assist with state agencies related issues and are available Monday through F riday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Phone 491-3664. No fee to get unclaimed mone University of Florida GAINESVILLE Consumer confidence among Floridians rose in March, reaching a postrecession high last reached in May and June of last year, according to a new University of Florida survey. (This looking at the entire history of the index, but it is as high as we have achieved since before the r ecession began in December 2007, said Chris McCarty,d irector of UFs Survey Res ear ch Center in the Bureau o f Economic and Business Research, which conducts the sur v ey. This increase is consistent with our expectations that consumer sentiment among Floridians would remain near post-recession h ighs, given relatively good e conomic news and that Congr e ss provides budget certainty with deals to fund federal budgets through this year. C onsumers overall opinion that their personal resources a re better now than a year ago rose to the highest level since A ugust 2007, shortly after the Great Recession began.E xpectations of being better o ff financially a year from now a lso increased. Confidence in the nations economy for the coming year increased while trust in its performance over the next five years remained unchanged. Only one of the five survey components d eclined, respondents verdict o n whether now is a good t ime to buy major household items. There are other signs of an improving Florida economy. Floridas 6.1 percent unemployment rate in January dropped two-tenths a percent from December, which was four-tenths a percent lower than the national 6.4 percent r ate. Meanwhile, both Floridas labor force and the numb er of employed grew during the same period. Floridas tourism industry has benefited from a harsh win-t er in the north and is making s ome gains in shifting to highe r technology jobs, including biotechnology, McCarty said. This shift will be important as Florida attempts to diversity its economy to include economic sectors less subject to recessionary effects from other s tates. T he states retail sales outp erformed the national average in January, in part, because severe winter weather elsewhere limited shopping, McCarty said. Floridas inflation rate is lower than elsewhere in the country where cold weather triggered fuel price increases. The median price for an e xisting Florida single-family home rise $2,500 from January t o $165,000 in February, a 10 percent increase from a year a go. Although housing prices remain about 36 percent offt heir peak value in June 2006, t hey are stable and unlikely to d ecline significantly over the year, he said. McCarty predicted the biggest threat to the economy and consumer confidence in the near future will come from Russia, not Washington. For m any U.S. consumers, espec ially those who remember the C old War, the image of Russian tanks moving through Europe is all too familiar, he said. The Russian move on Ukraine is the kind of news that can make at least a temporary effect on consumer sentiment. Consumer confidence at post-recession high JACKSONVILLE Florida State College at Jacksonvilles OSHA Training Institute Education Center has signed a host training site agreement with the United Safety Council,a nonprofit safety training o rganization with offices t hr o ughout central Florida. The agreement will allow the FSCJ institute to expand its offerings beyond Northeast Florida and reach out to underserved areas in Central Florida by offering classes at USC training sites. The FSCJ institute is one of only 27 OTIECs nationally authorized by OSHA to delivero ccupational safety and health t raining on behalf of OSHA. T his training includes OSHA-authorized Outreach Trainer courses in Construction, General Industry, Maritime and Disaster Site Worker, as well as courses in OSHA Standards and other safety and health training topics. OSHA encourages the development and implementa t ion of host training site agreem ents between the OTIECs a nd nonpr o fit or ganizations in order to provide greater availability and access to quality safety and health training at a local level. The agreement will increase occupational safety and health training opportunities available to public and private sector workers, supervisors and employers thr oughout Central a nd Northeast Florida. T he USC is the largest safety c ouncil in the state of Florida and has a large network of potential students through its extensive membership and client base. FSCJ an OSHA training host site I I t t p p a a y y s s t t o o a a d d v v e e r r t t i i s s e e i i n n t t h h e e c c l l a a s s s s i i f f i i e e d d s s . C C a a l l l l 2 2 6 6 1 1 3 3 6 6 9 9 6 6 a a n n d d p p u u t t t t h h e e c c l l a a s s s s i i f f i i e e d d s s t t o o w w o o r r k k f f o o r r y y o o u u .
MARY MAGUIRE News-Leader W here did you drive today and how far did you travel? H ere are some averages on local trips. The drive to and from work in Nassau County averages 12.2 miles. T he trip to school, daycare and church averages 8.8 miles. G oing shopping? That requires an average drive of 6.5 miles. W hen it comes to vacation driving, apparently just a few local drivers made it past the county line because the average trip for R&R is 31.4 miles. T his information is part of an engineering plan created to c alculate mobility impact fees planned to start this summer f or local development. The whole study is based on trip generation and length, said the countys Growth Management Director Peter King. T he focus on local travel is important because as develope rs build houses, shops, offices or churches, more cars hit the road. And more cars mean more wear and tear. If youre going to build, youre going to pay, said King i n a phone interview last week. eve had some spurts of h eavy building but growth is steady. A special mobility task force formed almost two years ago to find a new approach for imple-m entation and come up with fee amounts. T hey partnered with a local engineer to assess current road c onditions and analyze future needs, paying $176,842 to Gillett e & Associates in Fernandina Beach for the report. O ver the last few months, an outside law firm has been c hecking the groups work as well as writing a new mobility fee ordinance thats now under consideration. Nabors Giblin & Nickerson has been paid $11,000 for its work to date. Commissioners took their f irst look at the proposed ordinance and listened to the highl ights of the engineering study at their meeting March 24. A second review is planned for the April 14 meeting. The board wants Commissioner Danny Leeper to be part of the discussion because he served as the task force chair. Leeper did not attend the meeting in a planned absence. The proposed fees target n eeds in three zones, including e ast and west of I-95 and inside a planned Rayonier development around U.S. 17, and north of SR 200/AIA known as the East Nassau Community Planning Area (ENCPA) in Yulee. Under the new plan fees are generally down for business d evelopment, except for restaur ants and fast-food operations w ith service windows. Fees on the West Side are slightly higher than they are on the East Side of the county. King s aid that is because drivers travel farther in rural areas. He said t he numbers should be reconsidered every three to five y ears. Lets say we get a population burst because an international company with lots of employees moves to the county, said King. Well want them to pay for the impact that relo-c ation will have on roads. (Unless mobility fee waivers are i ncluded in the lineup of financial and tax incentives that a big company would likely receive for relocating here.) ou pay for your share of the impact that youre going to have, said King. This pay to play approach is included in the plans executive summary. New growth should pay for itself, accordi ng to the documents, guiding p rinciples. H ere are fees under the plan. Mobility impact fees for a single-family home east of I-95 (also known as zone 1 be $1,150. The fee west of I-95 (also known as zone 3 be $1,168. C ommercial properties are b ased on square footage. 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T he signs were paid for by the G ullah Geechee Heritage Corridor Commission and installed by the county. The corrid or, which is authorized as a n ational heritage area, stretches a long the coast from Pender County, N.C., to St. Johns County in Florida. The g oal is to raise awareness of the u nique Gullah Geechee culture a nd its history within the corridors communities. Visit www.gull ahgeechee.org for information. MARY MAGUIRE NEWS-LEADER Callahan pedestrian killed A 68-year-old Callahan w oman died Satur day night a fter she was struck walking across the highway, the Florida Highway Patr o l reported. D onna Lou Newman w as cr ossing US 1 near H oliday Drive when she was struck by two vehicles about 10 p.m. The two drivers who hit the p edestrian are both from C allahan. T hey are identified as Cody Douglas Godwin, 21, and Michael Chad Fencik, 41, both of Callahan.
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 7A W EDNESDAY A PRIL 2, 2014 OPINION News-Leader VOICE OF THE PEOPLE W W h h a a t t s s t t h h e e p p o o i i n n t t ? ? Re: Fishing for industry. Here we go again, another positive column about growth. Make that, more cut down trees, more traffic problems, more concrete anda sphalt, etc. Steve Nicklas colu mn gives a glowing report about t he ef f or ts of the Nassau County Economic Development Boar d to increase jobs. He says that Steve Rieck, the head of this boar d, is excited about the opportunities in Nassau County for businesses to locate here. B ut why do residents want these j obs. Most residents have a job, b ased on the latest unemployment figures. So who will get these new jobs? It has to be outsiders coming into the ar ea. For what possible reason would local people want outsiders coming into the area. Arent the roadsc rowded enough already? Isnt Main B each cr owded enough on the w eekends alr e ady? Why do we have Steve Rieck on the county payr o ll tr y ing to make the quality of life in our ar ea go down? His activities can only be neg ative ones. Florida is now the third most p opulous state, just surpassing New Y ork. Anyone want to tr y for number t wo? This gr o wth mantra at any cost has to stop. Gov. Scott keeps talking about the need for more jobs. But just as here in Nassau County, when almost all people already have a job, whats the point of more? We can start a no-growth trend her e in Nassau County All we have t o do is convince our commissioners w e have had enough lessening of the quality of life and want a change. Step one is to shut down the Nassau County Economic Development Board. Hal Mather Amelia Island U U n n i i o o n n s s This is in r esponse to Marian Phillips ONeal s viewpoint (March 26). Ms. ONeal is absolutely correct about unions correcting worker abuse in industries many years ago. But as laws wer e passed to cor r ect those abuses, unions to a great extent outlived their usefulness. In order to justify their existence, and to keep union membership strong, unions kept getting higher and higher pay for skilled and unskilled workers, plus more and more benefits. The sometimes unreasonable wages and benefits wer e instr umental in wrecking the U.S. auto industry and others. They also contributed gr eatly to the loss of many American jobs when factories moved overseas. (Tax policies and corporate greed were also responsible for our loss of jobs.) Today unions contribute much of their members dues to liberal causes and liberal politicians. Liberals somehow think that a well will never run dry and that it is possible for individuals, corporations and countries to borrow themselves out of debt. I do not know exactly which policies NESPA supports in the local schools, but I do know that ther e are very good veteran teachers that will tell you they know how to teach and have excellent results to prove it, but they dont need panels of socalled experts changing teaching methods that ar en t any better than what they have been doing for years. The primary reason children cant per for m at grade level is their parents don t help them and try to motivate them to learn and to achieve to the best of their abilities. Thank g oodness for teachers who accomp lish so much with children who come from terrible, pitiful, family situations. Unions have their place, but they have hurt our economy more than they have helped in recent years. They should try to help the workers and also be concerned for the company whose workers they represent. If they were required to invest a reasonable amount of money in the companies whose workers they represent, they would be more concer ned about the ef ficiency and bot tom line of those companies. Ray Cason Fernandina Beach N N e e w w l l o o o o k k a a t t d d e e p p r r e e s s s s i i o o n n As a psychotherapist for 25 years, the most common emotional and debilitating emotion that Ive obser ved is depression. If youve experienced or are currently feeling down, you know what I mean. In order to measure this feeling among patients, I use a depression screening questionnair e, including a 1-10 rating of feeling low. One is the lowest feeling, while 10 most positive. Nearly ever y one comes up with a number W e move forward from that point. Recently, Richard Friedman wrote an article in the New York Times regarding the value of Botox in treating depression. One of his comments is that if you can t fr own, it may be harder to be depressed. The idea is that folks who take Botox ar e happier because, in par t, they cant frown. He goes on to suggest your facial expression transmits a positive message to the brain and you feel better. Research is being conducted to evaluate the basis of this theor y What I would say is that your facial expr ession does have an ef fect on your feelings. Having gone through a major depressed period about 18 years ago, I understand the misery. Im certain that there were few smiles or other positive expressions in my life. Medication eventually got me out of the dark. Even now though, like many others, I often tr y to think of a positive, smiley-face thought to lift my mood and feel good! The Botox theory that if your face cant frown, your brain cant be unhappy may or may not be accurate, and this treatment is expensive. What I do know fr om person al experience and reports from patients is that most of us are capab le of going from being down to r ejoining the world, becoming more social, and smiling again. There! Doesn t that feel better? Rober t B. Howat, LMFT Fernandina Beach P P l l a a s s t t i i c c b b a a g g s s In recent years, plastic bags have been a hot environmental topic and they ar e star ting to heat up her e locally too. While there are several advantages to plastic bags http:// gr eenliving.lovetoknow .com/Advant ages_of_Plastic_Grocery_Bags in general the disadvantages to the environment are much greater. Some of you may remember when the single-use plastic grocery bags wer e first intr oduced. It was 1982. Kroger, a Cincinnati-based grocer y chain, began to r eplace its paper shopping bags with plastic; they were novel and easy to use. So easy that now theyve become a habit and the average American utilizes between 350 to 500 of these single-use plastic bags annually. Though easy enough to r ecycle at your local grocery, Americans only r ecycle 0.6 per cent of the 100 billion plastic bags we take home from stores every year. The rest end up in landfills or as litter. They have become the new urban tumbleweed seen blowing down roadsides, caught in trees and shrubs or floating in rivers as they make their way towards the ocean. W e all need to stop pr etending that these bags as fr ee things have no external costs. Plastic bags are a huge hazard to marine life. The bags can be swallowed, wrapped around the necks or fins or animals and poison the waters ar ound them as they leach chemi cals into the water. I can t tell you that this is tr ue, but the statistics Ive r ead say that an estimated one million birds and 100,000 sea turtles and other sea animals die of starvation each year after ingesting discarded plastic bags which block their digestive tracks. And accor ding to the British Antarctic Survey, discarded plastic bags have been found as far nor th as the Ar ctic Circle and close to the Antarctic in the south. A plastic bag when exposed to sun will break down into smaller fragments. Since plastic bags never biodegrade, this may take anywhere fr om 10 to 100 years (estimates vary), yet their environmental legacy probably lasts forever. When plast ic weathers in seawater it produces n anoscale particles which are easily absorbed by phytoplankton and zooplankton, the base of the marine food web. This is especially fright ening because plastic waste in a marine environment has the ability to attract contaminants. So the plastic particles that are being ingested by fish and other marine life can potentially transport these highly toxic and persistent pollutants (POPs or organic pollutants) right into our food chain. Now we know ther e ar e gyr es or large rotating currents in the ocean. These have lower sea levels near their centers and act as accumulation zones for marine debris. The largest is thought to be the size of T exas. These toxic patches ar e too large to be cleaned up. Estimates calculate that the lar gely plastic patches ar e gr owing tenfold each decade. Without reducing our reliance on plastic bags, the Great Pacific Gyre and others will continue to grow exponentially. Naturally the best solution to plastic bag waste is to stop using disposable plastic bags altogether. T aking r eusable bags to the gr ocer y stor e will cost you a few bucks but you will have the peace of mind that you are not contributing to the post-consumer plastic waste that is affecting all corners of our planet. Reusable bags also come in all sorts of smar t and stylish shapes and prints, making your shopping trips a little less r outine and mor e fun. The most dif ficult par t of changing a bad habit is remembering initially, so make taking in your reusable bags a regular part of your shopping routine. If you already have a cart going back to your car, or if you only have a few things, sim ply ask that your items not be bagged. Habits take a few weeks to ingrain but persever e and soon it will become second nature to take a bag whenever you leave to shop. A new local group, Bag the Bag Fernandina, has recently been formed. Help us change the language used in stor es to Did you bring your own bags? rather than Is plastic OK? Join us at our next meeting 3:30 p.m. Satur day, April 5 at Sheffields. Over a lifetime, use of reusable bags by just one person would save over 22,000 plastic bags. Now isnt that a good incentive? Julie Fer r eira Fernandina Beach Kidney stones a pain, but kidneys a gift T his column will mean more to you if: 1) y ouve ever suffered from a kidney stone; 2) y ouve tried to stand on your head to ease the pain or 3) youve made a speech accompanied by a kidney stone. I can answer yes to the first two situations. But I know only one person, Rick Stor y a friend fr o m Clayton, Ga., who can answer yes to the thir d situation. Rick, who for five years was personal a ssistant to evangelist Billy G raham, had been asked to speak at a church retreat in January. Hed missed his engagement the year before because of icyr oads, so he was deter mined to make it this time. A few days before his speech, however he was t old one kidney had a visi tor. Well, time passed, but the stone didnt. While Rick lay in bed, writhing in pain, tr ying to decide what to do, he got his sign. He glanced up at a bookcase beside his bed, and his eyes landed on thet itle of a book by pastor Max Lucado. In lar g e, bold letters, the book screamed: HE STILL MOVES STONES. It was then Rick knew he had to show up, r egardless. And so he did. Masking his pain with countless sips of water he made a won derful talk, punctuating serious stories about Billy Graham with plenty of self-deprecating humor. Billy would have been proud. Rick and I ar e in good company. Some of the smartest people in the world have suffer ed from kidney stones. If you live in the Southeast which proves youre smart youre living in the Stone Belt, meaning that we Southerners have more than our share of kidney stones. It could be because of the soil, diet, groundwater, the heat and humidity or even pine trees. It might be a combination of those things except pine tr ees. Now let me tell you how to avoid having futur e kidney stones, assuming your gems were birthed from the same kidney: Give that kidney to somebody else. Thats what I did. My right kidney manufactur ed thr ee stones, so I gave it to my sis ter, Elaine. That was 24 years ago on April 4, 1990. She needed a kidney, and I had an extra one, so now wer e both happy Her kid ney has been gravel-free, and it still works as well, if not better than mine. Now I must be honest. This column is not just about kidney stones. Its also about kidney transplants. Theyre much simpler today those transplants, usually done lapr o scopically. You might consider being a living donor And if your state s driver s license allows it, you could sign up to donate your organs upon your death. Which brings me to my nephew, Winn Hudgins, who is undergoing kidney dialysis three days a week while waiting for a transplant. Hes only 49 years old, with many years on this Ear th ahead of him. A kidney for Winn, or for somebody, would be a gr eat gift. Even if it s been stoned. Phil Hudgins is the senior editor for Community Newspapers Inc., the media company that owns the News-Leader. email@example.com NATE BEELER/THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER HOW TO WRITE US ~ Letters must include writers name (printed and signature), address and telephone number for verification. Writers are normally limited to one letter in a 30-day period. No poems will be published. Letters should be typed or printed. Not all letters are published. Send letters to: Letters to the Editor, P.O. Box 16766, Fernandina Beach, FL., 32035 E-mail: mparnell@fbnewsleader. com. visit us on-line at fbnewsleader.com I believe that most people have a core set of beliefs that ultimately defines them; a kind of belief compass thats inviolate. This belief compass carves out our character and our i dentity; it helps make us who we are. In the world of politics nothing is so sad, so disappointing as when a candidate or elected official, at any level, violates their core set of beliefs in order to get elected, or re-elected. Its as if being the president, or a member of Congress, or the state legislature or county or c ity commissioner is worth looking the other way when their belief system is challenged, or w orse, modifying it to minimize the political risk. Cities and towns too, I believe, have collective belief systems that define their character and identity; a collective belief compass that makes them a community rather than a series of non-descript, cookie-cutter neighborhoods with quaint sounding names. And when a communitys belief compass is challenged and t hey look the other way or modify their beliefs, well, that too is sad and disappointing. Given the trends within our community, well, Im worried that were looking the other way, consider: In the mid-1980s the community was concerned about the effects of outdoor entertainment on surrounding neighborhoods. Consequently, the city commission passed an outdoor entertainment ordinance aimed at m inimizing those effects and for years people respected their neighbors and the ordinance worked. Then, not long ago amplified entertainment became the rule at some local establishments so the commission had to modify t he noise ordinance to eliminate amplification. T he trend: from quiet enjoyment of property, t o loud music disrupting that enjoyment, to amplification, to, well, non-enforcement of the noise or d inance; were looking the other way. Note: as I write this, amplified music from a restaurant two b locks away is clearly being heard by myself and anyone, I believe, within a radius of several blocks. The high pitched twanging of an electric guitar is making my dog run for cover and the singing, every word distinct, makes me want to join my dog. Just s aying. In the early 2000s resid ential property owners at the beach were concerned that resort rentals not permitted in residential zoning were undermining their quiet enjoyment of property and asked the commission to do something about it. That something was to pass an ordinance prohibiting new resort rentals in R-1 (single-family ( single-family/duplex) residential zones within the beach overlay. The trend from quiet enjoyment of property and a few resort rentals, to a bunch of resort rentals and lots of cars, lots of people and not so much quiet enjoyment of property, to the passage of a resort rental ordinance to, well, lets just say theres not a lot of concern regarding the ordinance. The Shrimp Festivals of 1977 and 1978 were infamous for their raucousness, and thats the nicest appropriate word I can think of. Conversation within the community hinted at closing down the festival, if the raucousn ess continued, so the commission as comm issions are want to do passed an ordinance b anning the consumption of alcohol on city streets Ordinance 557. Family-friendly Shrimp Festivals wer e once again the order of the day and all was right with the world. The trend from a family-oriented Isle of E ight Flags Festival that signaled the opening of the beach (shrimp boat races were include d), to family-oriented Shrimp Festivals (shrimp boat races were included, but then not included), to not-so-family oriented Shrimp Festivals, to Ordinance 557, to the return of family-oriented Shrimp Festivals, to the commission passing an ordinance that allows the sale and consumption of alcohol at city recrea tion centers, city parks and on city streets, to Shrimp Festivals that set aside a special locat ion for the sale and consumption of alcohol, to a new spring festival held this past weekend at Main Beach Park that featured more than a dozen breweries, live music, an art walk, food trucks and not to be forgotten, an interactive kids zone. I know, I understand were transitioning from a working class, middle-class community to a tourist community and we have to comp ete with other tourist communities for those all important tourist dollars. But the boomtowners have to understand this: our communitys identity, our character, our belief compass was put together during those working class, middle-class years and those of us who still adhere to all of the accompanying tenets believe that every time a neighbors quiet enjoyment of property is interfered w ith, every time we ignore an ordinance meant to make our city better and every time we look the other way in the name of financial gain, every time we do these things we sacrifice a little bit of ourselves to what some people c all prosperity. F or myself, a product of that working class, m iddle-class community, I hope that I never allow myself to look the other way. R on Sapp is a former city commissioner. Looking the other way F LORIDA S O LDEST W EEKLY N EWSPAPER E STABLISHEDIN 1 854 The News-Leader is published with pride weekly for the people of Nassau County by Community Newspapers, Inc., Athens, Georgia. 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8A W EDNESDAY A PRIL 2, 2014 /News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned,desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Ms.Kone & Son Tropic Iceslocated at 463688 S.R.200,Suite 415,in the County of Nassau,in theC ity of Yulee,Florida,32097 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State,T allahassee,Florida. Dated at Yulee,Florida,this 28th day of March,2014. Sheldon Thomas PNS Enterprises of Yulee,LLC1 t 4-2-2014 4103 PUBLIC AUCTION Atlantic Self Storage PUBLIC AUCTION will be on April 24, 2014 at 10:00 AM location: 464017 E SR 200 Yulee FL 32097 Unit 564Tonya Godwin The above are delinquent in rent and under FL Statutes 83.806 the content of their units will be sold at public sale witha 10% buyers premium.The above units contain household goods unless otherwise noted.All Vehicles are sold ASIS PARTS ONLY.Terms of sales are CASH ONLY at the end of each auction. 2t 3-26-2014 & 4-2-2014 4094 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. CASE No.: 2011-CA-573 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY,TRUSTEE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF JUNE 1,2007 SECURITIZED ASSET BACKED RECEIVABLES LLC TRUST 2007-BR5, Plaintiff, Mark A.Caldwell and Betty Caldwell, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summ ary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 6,2014,and entered in Case No.2011-CA573 of the Circuit Court of the 4th Judicial Circuit in and for N assau County ,Florida,wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY,TRUSTEE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF JUNE 1,2007 SECURITIZED ASSET BACKED RECEIVABLES LLC TRUST 2007-BR5,is Plaintiff and Mark A.Caldwell and Betty Caldw ell, ar e Def endants I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the entrance of the Judicial Annex County Courthouse,76347, V eterans Way,Yulee,FL 32097 begin at 11:30 ocloc k A.M. on the 30 day of April,2014, the following described proper ty as set f or th in said Summary Final Judgment,to wit: SITUATE IN THE COUNTY OFN ASSAU,STATE OP FLORIDA,TOWIT A P AR T OP THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 3,TOWNSHIP 1 SOUTH,R ANGE 24 EAST,NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA,BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLO WS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 3; THENCE NOR TH 89 DEGREES EAST ALONG THE SOUTHERLY LINE OF SAID SECTION,SAID LINE ALSO BEING COINCIDENT WITH THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF PLUMMER RO AD ( A 66 FOO T RIGHT OF W A Y ) 4411.7 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 07EAST ALONG THE EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF A 60 FOOT STREET,327.5 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NOR TH 00 DEGREES 07EAST 218 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89EAST 200 FEET ; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 07 W EST 218 FEET0 THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES WEST 200 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING .CONTAINING 1 A CRES ,MORE OR LESS. Str eet Address: 11331 Waterloo Place, Bryceville,FL.32009 and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon,which are included as security in Plaintifs mortgage. An y per son claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale,if any,other than the pr operty owner as of the date of the lis pendens m ust file a claim within 60 days after t he sale. Dated at Fernandina Beach,Nassau County,Florida, this 6 day of Mar ch, 2014. John A.Crawford Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/Tracy Poore As Deputy Clerk Clarfield,Okon,Salomone, & Pincus,P .L. Attorney for Plaintiff 500 S.Australian Avenue, Suite 730 W est P alm Beach,FL 33401 (561 2t 3-26-2014, 4-2-2014 4072 ---------IN T HE CIRCUIT COUR T OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY FLORIDA. C ASE NUMBER: 45-2010-DP-27 IN THE INTEREST OF: T.F.A.DOB: 08/17/2002 A MINOR CHILD SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF A CTION BY PUBLICATION FOR TERMINATION OF P ARENT AL RIGHTS THE STATE OF FLORIDA T O: V ir ginia Marie Nelson f/k/a V ir ginia Mar ie Alv arez Address unknown YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a petition has been filed in the above-styled Court by the STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES for termination of parental rights and permanent commitment for subsequent adoption of the a bo ve named male child T.F.A.born on A ugust 17, 2002 in Duv al County,Florida.You are hereb y comm anded to a ppear bef or e the Honor a ble Gener al Magistrate Franklin F.Akel,at the Nassau County Judicial Annex,Third Floor Courtroom A,76347 Veterans Way,Yulee Flor ida 32097 at the hour of 1:00,P .M.oclock on April 25, 2014.You must appear at the hearing on the date and time specified. Y OUR FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR FOR THIS ADVISOR Y HEARING CONSTITUTES CONSENT TO THE TERMINATION OF P ARENT AL RIGHTS T O THIS CHILD IF Y OU F AIL TO APPEAR ON THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED Y OU MA Y LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS TO THE CHILD NAMED IN THE PETITION. Pur suant to Sections 39.804 (4d6g Florida Statutes (2013ou are hereby informed of the availability of private placement with an adoption entity ,as def ined in Section 63.032(3 the Florida Statutes (2013 Individuals with disabilities needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the ADA Coordinator as soon as possible,telephone (904ing or voice impaired call 711. WITNESS my hand as clerk of said Court and the Sealt hereof,this 6th day of March, 2014. John Crawford as Clerk of Said Court By:/s/Megan SawyerA s Deputy Clerk L.Ann Hendricks,Esquire Senior Attorney/ Childrens Legal Services Florida Bar No.: 0834394S TATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES 463688 State Road 200,Suite 3 Yulee,FL 32097 (904 4t 3-19-26-2014 & 4-2-9-2014 4075 ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That US BANK CUSTODIAN FOR TRC SPE LLC The holder of the following certificate(siled said certificate(sor the tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number(sear of issuance,the description of property,and name(shich it is assessed are as follows: File Number: 2014-001-TD Certificate Number: 2685 Parcel Number: 40-2N-28-5060-0011-0000 Year of Issuance: 2011 Description of Property: LOT 11& S-1 OF LOT 12 IN OR 1348/453 ONEIL HEIGHTS #1 PB 3/56 Assessed To: RONALD CHABOT, GLORIA CHABOT,SCOTT MEENA,MARY HORGAN All of the above property is located in Nassau County, In the State of Florida. Unless such certificate(s be redeemed according to Law,the property described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the Highest Bidder at the MAIN ENTRANCE OF THE NASSAU COUNTY JUDICIAL ANNEX, 76347 VETERANS WAY,YULEE, FL.on the 22nd day of April, 2014,between the hours of 11:00 a.m.and 2:00 p.m.The C ler k of Cours Office Policy is to hold the sale at 11:30 a.m. JOHN A.CRAWFORD NASSA U COUNTY CLERK OF COURT BY /S/ RHODA GOODWIN RHODA GOODWIN, DEPUTY CLERK If you are a person with a disa bility w ho needs an y accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled,at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the AD A Coor dinator at (904 4600 press 0,at least 7 days before your scheduled courta ppear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is lesst han 7 days; if you are hearing or v oice impair ed, call 711. 4t 3-19-26-2014 & 4-2-9-2014 4078 ---------I N THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2013-CP-142 & 2013-CP-145 IN RE: ESTATE OF W AL TER CLARENCE COOPER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Walter Clarence Cooper d eceased, whose date of death w as Apr il 25, 2013,is pending in the Circuit Court for Nassau County, Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,FL 32097. The names and addr esses of the personal representative and the personal representativ s attor ne y ar e set f o r th belo w All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or dem ands against decedent s estate on w hom a cop y of this notice is required to be ser ved must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other per sons having claims or dem ands against decedents estate m ust f ile their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLI-C A TION OF THIS NO TICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS D A TE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of f ir st publication of this notice is 3/26/14. Attorney for Personal Repr e sentativ e: Patricia K.Hawkins Attorney for Annette Wilbert Florida Bar Number: 0035873 1 000 Vicars Landing Way,F-101 Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida 32082 Telephone: (704 Fax: (904 E-Mail: panm firstname.lastname@example.org SecondaryE-Mail: pat@r om anellogoode.com Annette Wilbert 303SW 54th Dr iv e Gainesville, FL 32607 2t 3-26-2014 & 4-2-2014 4085 ---------JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.45-2012-CA-000894 E TRADE BANK, Plaintiff, vs ROBERT A.QUICK; FLORENCE B. QUICK A/K/A FLORENCE BARBARA QUICK,ET AL. Def endants RE-NO TICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NO TICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 21, 2014, and enter ed in Case No.45-2012-CA-000894,of the Circuit Court of the Fourth Judicial Circuit in and for NASSAU County,Florida.E TRADE B ANK (hereafter Plaintiff),is Plaintiff and ROBERT A.QUICK; FLORENCE B. QUICK A/k/A FLORENCE BARBARA QUICK; VYST AR CREDIT UNION; MEAD O WFIELD O WNERS ASSOCIA TION,INC,are defendants.I will soli to the highest and best bidder for cash at the front entrance of the Judicial Annex, at 11:30 a.m., on the 22nd day of April,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment,to wit: LO T 112,OF MEADOWFIELD UNIT THREE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOR 6,PAGES 321323,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled,at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.To request such ana ccommodation,please contact Court Administration at least three business days prior to the required service by using one of the followingm ethods: Phone (904 2564; Fax (904TTD/ TTY (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service). E-Mail crtintrpAcoi.net.D ated this 12 day of March,2014: JOIN A CRAWFORD CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By:/s/ Karen J.Lockett As Deputy Clerk Van Ness Law Firm,PLC 1239 E.Newport Center Drive, Ste.110 Deerfield Beach,FL 33442 Any person gaining an interest in the surplus from the sale, itany,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. 2t 3-26-2014 & 4-2-2014 4086 ---------NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned,desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Cutthroat Redlocated at 1214 Beech Street,in the County of Nassau, in the City of Fernandina Beach,Florida,32034 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State,Tallahassee,Florida. Dated at Fernandina Beach, Florida,this 25 day of March, 2014. Susan McKenney Cutthroat Reds 1214 Beech Street Fernandina Beach,FL 32034 1t 4-2-2014 4098 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY, F LORID A CASE No.10-CA-000740 U.S.BANK,NATIONAL ASSOCIA TION,AS TRUSTEE UNDER SECURITIZATION SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF FEBRUARY 1,2007 STRUCTURED ASSET SECURITIES CORPORATION MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CER TIFIC A TES SERIES 2007-BC2, VS. Bart L.Hiter, Defendant. NO TICE OF SALE PURSU ANT T O CHAPTER 45 NOTICE HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Consent to Final Judgment of For eclosur e dated ,and entered in Case No.10-CA-000740,of the Circuit Court of the 4th JudicialC ircuit in and for Nassau County Flor ida,wherein U.S. B ANK, NA TIONAL ASSOCIA TION,AS TRUSTEE UNDER SECURITIZATION SERVICING AGREE-M ENT DATED AS OF FEBRUARY 1,2007 STRUCTURED ASSET SECURITIES CORPORATION MOR TGA GE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2007-BC2, is Plaintiff and Bart L.Hiter is Def endant, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the entrance of the Judicial Annex County Courthouse,76347 Veterans Way, Y ulee, F L 32097 begin at 11:30 A.M. on the 27 day of May 2014,the following described property as set forth in said Consent Final Judgment,to wit: ALL THAT CERTAIN LOT,PIECE OR P ARCEL OF LAND SITU A TE, LYING AND BEING IN THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH,(FORMERL Y NAMED FERNANDINA ), COUNTY OF NASSA U AND STATE OF FLORIDA AND BEING FURTHER DESCRIBED ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL MAP OR PLA T OF SAID CITY ,AS LITHOGRAPHED AND ISSUED BY THE FLORID A RAILROAD COMPANY IN 1857 AND ENLARGED, REVISED AND REISSUED BY THE FLORIDA TOWN IMPROVEMENT COMPANY IN 1887 AND 1901, AS: THE EASTERLY 47.72 FEET OF LO TS 81,82, 83 AND 84 IN BLOCK 241. Located: 1320 A Elm Street,F ernandina Beach,FL 32034 and all f ixtures and personal property located therei n or ther eon, which are included as security in Plaintifs mortgage. An y per son claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Fernandina Beach, Nassau County,Florida,this 14 day of March,2014. John A. Crawford Clerk of said Circuit Court By:/s/ Kar en J Lockett As Deputy Clerk Clarfield,Okon, Salomone, & Pincus P .L. Attorney for Plaintiff 500 S.Australian Avenue, Suite 730 W est Palm Beach,FL 33401 (561 2t 3-26-2014 & 4-2-2014 4087 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOUR TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSA U COUNTY ,FLORIDA CASE NO.: 14-CA-118 IN RE: FORFEITURE OF THE FOLLO W ING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: 1996 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO VIN #2G1WW12M5T9184272 BILL LEEPER,as Sheriff of Nassau County,Florida Plaintiff, VS. MICHAEL DESMOND MOBLEY and C AROL YN WILLIAMS MOBLEY, Claim ants NOTICE OF FORFEITURE COMPLAINT T O: ALL PERSONS CLAIMING A SECURITY OR OTHER INTEREST IN THE ABO VE-DESCRIBED PROPERTY The above-described proper ty w as seized, pur suant to the provisions of the Florida Contraband Forfeiture Act, Florida Statutes,Section 932.701-706,by the Nassau County Sher iffs Office on February 13,2014,at or in the vicinity of 76001 Bobb y Moor e Circle,Yulee,Florida.The Nassau County Sher if fs Of f ice is curr ently in possession of said property and has filed a Complaint f or the pur pose of forfeiture of said property in the Circuit Court of the Fourth Judicial Cir cuit of Flor ida. In order to protect your rights you must file an Answer to the Complaint with the Clerk of the Circuit Court,Nassau County Judicial Annex,Nassau, Flor ida,within twenty (20 days of this publication.You must also serve a copy of your Answer on Plaintiffs counsel, Bobby Lippelman,Esquire, Nassau County Sheriffs Office, 76001 Bobby Moore Circle, Yulee,Florida 32097.Failure to do so may result in the entry ofa default against you and a Final Order of Forfeiture of the above-described property. I CERTIFY that a copy of the Notice of Forfeiture Proceedings be delivered to the appropriate newspaper for publication.Dated this 17thd ay of March,2014. JOHN A.CRAWFORD Clerk of the Court /s/Megan Sawyer Deputy Clerk I NDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN MS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT THE NASSAU COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE AT (904 548-4072 WITHIN TWO WORKING DAYS AFTER RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE IF YOU ARE HEARING IMPAIRED 1-800-955-8771 (TDDvVIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. 2t 3-26-2014 & 4-2-2014 4088 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO.: 14-CP-47 DIVISION: B IN RE: ESTATE OF JOSEPHINE CATHERINE VITO, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the ancillary estate of JOSEPHINE CATHERINE VITO,deceased, File Number 14-CP-47,is pending in the Circuit Court for Nassau County,Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is Nassau County Courthouse,76347 VeteransWay, Suite 456,Yulee,Florida 32097. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. ALL CREDITORS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other per sons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF T HREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE D ATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedent s estate m ust file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NO T SO FILED WILL BE FOREV ER BARRED. The date of first Publication of this Notice is Mar ch 26, 2014 Attorney for Personal Representative: KATHRYN KNEE,EsquireF lorida Bar No.: 849571 KA THR YN KNEE, P .A. 1027 South 8th Str eet Fernandina Beach,FL 32034 (904P ersonal Representative: TERESSA S.MOODY 1980 Palifox Drive Atlanta, GA 30307 2t 3-26-2014 & 4-2-2014 4091 N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION C ASE #: 2013-C A-000382 U.S.Bank National Association, as Trustee,Successor in Interest to Wachovia Bank,National Association,(formerly known as First Union National Bank) as T r ustee,for Long Beach Mortgage Loan Trust 2001-4 Plaintiff, VS. T o r sten T Barber a/k/a T or s ten Barber and Charity H.Barber a/k/a Charity Barber,Husband and Wife; et al. Def endant(s NO TICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS-PROPERTY TO: Torsten T.Barber a/k/a Torsten Barber; CURRENT ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 12918 US Highw ay 301, Bryceville,FL 32009 Residence unknown,if living, including an y unknown spouse of the said Def endants,if either has remarried and if either or b oth of said Def endants ar e dead,their respective unknown heirs,devisees,grantees assignees cr editor s ,lienors,and trustees,and all other persons claiming by,through, under or against the named Defendant(sorementioned named Defendant(sorementioned unknown Defendants and such of the aforementioned unknown Def endants as m ay be infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui jur is YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has been commenced to f o r eclose a mor t gage on the following real property,lying and being and situated in Nassau County, F lorida,more particularly described as follows: LOT 17,THE PINES,UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5,PAGES 78 AND 79, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. T OGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN MANUFACTURED HOME, YEAR: 2001, MAKE: FLEET W OOD MODEL NO 4724B,VIN: GAFL139A I 6019-F221 AND VIN: GAFL139B16019-F221,HUD LABEL NO.GE01319983 AND HUD LABEL NO.GE01319984, WHICH IS AFFIXED THERETO. more commonly known as 12918 US Highway 301, Bryceville,FL 32009. This action has been filed ag ainst y ou and you are required to serve a copy of y our wr itten def ense,if any, upon SHAPIRO,FISHMAN & GA GA, LLP Attorneys for Plaintif f w hose addr ess is 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Suite 100, T ampa, FL 33614, within thirty (30 first publication of this notice and f ile the or iginal with the clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately there after; otherwise a default will be enter ed against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Cour t on the 14 day of Mar ch, 2014. John A.Crawford Cir cuit and County Cour ts By: /s/ Karen J.Lockett Deputy Clerk If y ou ar e a per son with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled,at no cost to y ou,to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (904 4600 press 0,at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call 711. Phone(904 Fax(904T TD/TTYDial 711 E-Mail email@example.com 2t 3-26-2014 & 4-2-2014 4089 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA C IVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 45-2011-CA-000226 WELLS FARGO BANK,NA, Plaintiff, vs. KENDALL W.WEHR.,et at, Defendant(s NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated March 13,2014,and entered in Case No.45-2011-CA-000226 of the Circuit Court of the Fourth Judicial Circuit in and for Nassau County,Florida in which Wells Fargo Bank,NA,is the Plaintiff and Kendall W. Wehr,Heron Isles Owners Association,Inc.,The Unknown Spouse of Kendall W.Wehr n/k/a Melissa Wehr,are defendants,the Nassau County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on 11:30 am at the front entrance of the Judicial Annex Nassau County,Florida at on the 28th day of April,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 302,HERON ISLES PHASE TWO,ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE(STHE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. A/K/A 96424 STARFISH DRIVE,YULEE,FL 32097-6585 An y person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the s ale. Dated in Nassau County, Florida this 14 day of March, 2014. John A.Crawford Clerk of the Circuit Court Nassau County,Florida By: /s/ Karen J.Locket Deputy Clerk Alber telli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P .O.Box 23028 Tampa,FL 33623 (813 If y ou are a person with a disa bility w ho needs an y accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,y ou ar e entitled, at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator (9044 600 press 0,at least 7 days bef or e y our scheduled court a ppear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before thes cheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call 771. Phone (904 Fax: (904 TTD/TTY Dial 711 E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org 2t 3-26-2014 & 4-2-2014 4090 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COUR T OF THE FOUR TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 45-2013-CA-000500 U.S.BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIA TION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CREDIT SUISSE FIRST BOSTON MORTGAGE SECURITIES CORP .,CSFB MOR TGA GE-B A CKED P ASSTHROUGH CER T IFIC A TES SERIES 2005-9, Plaintiff, vs LA UREN W.HOLDEN,et al, Def endant(s NO TICE OF ACTION To: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MICHAEL H.HOLDEN Last Known Address: 248 Castlewood Estates Rd Quitman,LA 71268-1032 Curr ent Address: Unknown ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER,AND A GAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S W HO ARE NO T KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUS ES,HEIRS,DEVISEES,GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Nassau County,Florida: ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, P ARCEL OR TRACT OF LAND, SITUATE, L YING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF NASSAU AND STATE OF FLORIDA KNO W N AND DESCRIBED AS:A PORTION OF SECTION 42, TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH,RANGE 28 EAST,NASSAU COUNTY,FLORID A; BEING ALSO A PORTION OF THE LANDS DESCRIBED IN DEED RECORDED IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SAID COUNTY IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 118,PAGE 176 AND BEING MORE P ARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE A T THE SOUTHEASTERLY CORNER OF LANDS DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 118, P A GE 176 OF SAID COUNTY RECORDS AND RUN SOUTH 66 DEGREES 18 MINUTES 10 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE SOUTHERLY LINE OFLANDS DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 118, PAGE 176 A DISTANCE OF 30.39 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.THENCE NORTH 32 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 30 SEC ONDS WEST ALONG THE SOUTHWESTERL Y SIDE OF A 30.0 FOOT EASEMENT A DISTANCE OF 317.22 FEET ; THENCE NOR TH 56 DEGREES 26 MINUTES EAST ALONG THE NORTHWESTERLY SIDE OF A 30.0 FOO T EASEMENT A DISTANCE OF 30.0 FEET; THENCE NORTH 32 DEGREES 51 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE EASTERLY LINE OFLANDS DESCRIBED IN O.R. BOOK 118,PAGE 176 OF SAID COUNTY RECORDS A DIST ANCE OF 182.0 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE EDGE OF THE MARSH LANDS OF MILLS CREEK,AT A POINT DESIGNATED AS POINT A IN THIS DESCRIPTION, RETURN T O POINT OF BEGINNING AND RUN SOUTH 66 DEGREES 18 MINUTES 10 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE SOUTHERLY LINE ( CIAL RECORDS BOOK 118, PAGE 176 A DISTANCE OF 257.0 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE EDGE OF MARSH LANDS OF MILLS CREEK, THENCE RUN NOR THERL Y,WESTERLY,AND EASTERLY DIRECTION ALONG SAID MARSH LANDS AND WATERS OF MILLS CREEK A DISTANCE OF 880.0 FEET MORE OR LESS TO POINT AAFOREMENTIONED FOR CLOSING POINT. TOGETHER WITH RIGHTS OF INGRESS AND EGRESS PURPOSES,OVER AND THROUGH EASEMENT RECORDED IN THE AFORESAID PUBLIC RECORDS,I N OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 240,PAGE 414.THE ABOVE DESCRIBED LANDS BEING THE SAME LANDS DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 346,P AGE 639 AND OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 553,PAGE 986 OF SAID COUNTY RECORDS. A/K/A 97001 BELLVILLE LN YULEE FL 32097-4972 h as been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication,if any,on Albertelli Law,Plaintiffs attorney,whose address is P .O.Box 23028, Tampa,FL 33623,and file the original with this Court either before April 4,2014 service on Plaintiffs attorney,or immediately thereafter; otherwise,a default will be entered againsty u for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the Fernandina Beach News Leader. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 19 day of March,2014. Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Karen J.Lockett Deputy Clerk See the Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled,at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator (904 4600 press 0,at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if y ou are hearing or voice impaired,call 771. Phone (904 Fax: (904 TTD/TTY Dial 711 E-Mail c ale email@example.com 2t 3-26-2014 & 4-2-2014 4096 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION C ASE NO .: 45-2013-CA-000575 HANCOCK BANK, Plaintiff, vs. DIANN MEALING ,et al, Def endant(s NOTICE OF ACTION To: ELESTER D.MEALING THE UNKNO WN SPOUSE OF ELESTER D.MEALING Last Known Address: 54100 Church RoadC allahan,FL 32011 Curr ent Addr ess: Unknown ANY AND ALL UNKNO WN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,UNDER,ANDA GAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES HEIRS DEVISEES G RANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to f or e close a mor tg age on the f ollo wing pr o p erty in Nassau County,Florida: LOT 5,CHURCH ROAD ESTATES,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7,PAGE 301,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NAS SAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. A/K/A 54100 CHURCH ROAD, C ALLAHAN, FL 32011 has been f i led ag ainst y ou and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the f irst publication, if an y,on Albertelli Law ,Plaintifs attorney,whose addr ess is P .O.Box 23028, Tampa,FL 33623,and file the original with this Court either before March 27,2014 service on Plaintifs attorney,or immediately thereafter; otherwise,a def ault will be enter ed against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be pub lished once a week for two c onsecutiv e w eeks in the Fernandina Beach NewsLeader. WITNESS m y hand and the seal of this court on this 7 day of March,2014. Clerk of the Circuit Court By:/s/ Karen J.Lockett Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law P .O.Box 23028 Tampa,FL 33623 EF 13-116166 See the Amer icans with Disabilities Act If y ou ar e a per son with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this pr o ceeding, y ou are entitled,at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the A DA Coordinator (904 4600 press 0,at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled a ppearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or v oice impair ed,call 771. Phone (904 F ax: (904 TTD/TTY Dial 711 E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org 2t 4-2/9-2014 4097 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA C ASE NO .: 13CA000703AXYX DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMP ANY AS TRUSTEE,IN TRUST FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF MORGAN ST AN LEY ABS C APIT AL I TRUST 2006HE5,MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CER TIFIC A TES SERIES 2006 HE5, Plaintiff, VS. DARIS C.SMITH; ERICA J.SMITH; et al., Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION T O: Daris C.Smith Last Known Residence: 861630 W or thington Drive,Yulee,FL 32097 Y OU ARE HEREBY NO TIFIED that an action to f or eclose a mortgage on the following pr oper ty in Nassau County Florida: LOT 49,PAGE HILL UNIT 3, A CCORDING T O THE PLA T THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6,PAGES 341,AND 342, OF THE PUBLIC RECORD S OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA has been f iled against you and y ou ar e required to serve a copy of your written defenses,if any,to it on Aldridge | Connors,LLP ,Plaintifs attorney,at 1615 South Congress Avenue,Suite 200,Delray Beach,FL 33445,(Phone Number: (561) 392-6391),within 30 days of the first date of publication of this notice,and file the original with the clerk of this court either before April 3,2 014 on Plaintifs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the com-p laint or petition. Dated on March 21,2014 JOHN A.CRAWFORD As Clerk of the Court By:/s/ Karen J.LockettA s Deputy Clerk 2t 04/02-09/2014 4099 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.: 45-2010-CA000404-AXXX-YX SEC.: A BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING,LP Plaintiff, v. GLEN A.MILLER A/K/A GLEN ALAN MILLER; TINA M.MILLER A/K/A TINA MARIE MILLER; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH, UNDER,AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(SARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES,HEIRS, DEVISEES,GRANTEES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Defendant(s NOCTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 24, 2014 entered in Civil Case No. 45-2010-CA-000404-AXXX-YX of the Circuit Court of the Fourth Judicial Circuit in and for Nassau County,Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Cour t will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 7 day of May,2014,at 11:30 a.m.at the Nassau Judicial Annex,Nassau County Courthouse,76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,Florida 3 2097, in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statutes, relative to the following descr ibed property as set forth in the Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 14,OF AMENDED PLAT OF CUSHING CREEK ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLA T BOOK 6, P A GE 92-94, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1999 DOUBLE-WIDE MOBILE HOME, VIN #S O W66195A AND O W66195B. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if an y other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after thes ale. A TTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT.If you are a personw ith a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, y ou are entitled,at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact AD A Coor dinator at cr t email@example.com or (904 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notif ication if the time bef or e the scheduled a ppear ance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED AT FERNANDINA BEACH,FLORIDA THIS 24 DAY OF MARCH, 2014. /s/ Tracy Poore JOHN A.CRAWFORD CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COUR T NASSA U COUNTY FLORID A 2t 04/02-09/2014 4100 IN THE CIRCUIT COUNTY COUR T OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.2009-CA-000917 Division No. Section. B ANK OF AMERICA,N.A.,SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING,P FKA COUNTR YWIDE HOME LO ANS SERVICING LP Plaintiff(s v s Stephen Hughes,et al, Defendant(s NO TICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 7th,2014,and entered in Case No.2009-CA000917 of the Circuit Court of the 4TH Judicial Circuit in and for NASSAU County,Florida, w her ein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,SUCCESSOR BY MERGER T O B A C HOME LOANS SERVICING,P FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP is the plaintif f Stephen Hughes Rosa Hughes,The Home-ownerAssociation Of Timbercreek Inc.,the Defendants,I will sell to t he highest and best bidder for cash at the west door of the Nassau County Judicial Annex,76347 Veterans Way, Yulee,Florida 32097 at 11:30 a.m.on the 30th day of April, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Or der or Final Judgment, to wit: Lot 56 Of T imber Cr eek Plantation Phase T w o, Accor ding To The Plat Thereof As Recorded In Plat Book 7,At Page(s Through 168,Of The Public Records Of Nassau County, Florida. IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COUR T NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF Y OU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM,YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED T O ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 D A YS ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE D A TE OF THE LES PEN DENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. DATED at NASSAU County, Flor ida, this 25th day of Mar ch, 2014. JOHN A.CRAWFORD,Clerk NASSAU County,Florida BY: /s/ Michael Freeman Deputy Cler k In accordance with the Amer icans with Disa bilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to par tici pate in this pr oceeding shall, within seven (7ior to an y pr oceeding, contact the Administrative Office of the Court,NASSAU County,76347 VETERANS W A Y YULEE, FL 32097,County Phone: 904-5484606 TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service 2t 04-02-09-2014 4102 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA,IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY GENERAL CIVIL DIVISION Case No.10-CA-686 BENEFICIAL FLORIDA,INC. Plaintiff, vs.L ORRI A.KELLY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LORRI A.KELLY; and UNKNOWN OCCUPANTS,TENANTS,OWNERS,AND OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES,including,i f a named defendant is deceased,the personal representatives,the surviving spouse,heirs,devisees, grantees,creditors,and allo ther parties claiming by, through,under or against that defendant,and all claimants, persons or parties,natural or corporate,or whose exact legal status is unknown,claiming under any of the above named or described defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Order or Final Judgment entered in this cause,in the Circuit Court of Nassau County,Florida,I will sell the property situated in Nassau County,Florida, described as: A PORTION OF LOT 24 AS SHOWN ON PLAT OF MCARTHURS ADDITION TO TOWN OF CRAWFORD AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 16 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING,COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEASTERLY CORNER OF SAID LOT 24; FROM THE POINT OF BEGINNING THUS. DESCRIBED RUN SOUTH 60 DEGREES 0000WEST,ALONG THE NORTHWESTERLY RIGHT-OFWAY LINE OF MAHONEY AVENUE (A 30-FOOT RIGHT-OFWAY AS NOW ESTABLISHED), ALSO BEING THE SOUTHEASTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 24,A DISTANCE OF 85.49 FEET; THENCE DEP ARTING SAID LINE RUN NORTH 53 DEGREES 28 54WEST,A DISTANCE OF 99.71 FEET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 24; THENCE RUN N OR TH 60 DEGREES 1044 EAST,ALONG THE SAID NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF LOT 24,A DIST ANCE OF 85.31 FEET TO THE NORTHEASTERLY CORNER OF SAID LOT 24; THENCE RUN SOUTH 53 DEGREES 3826 EAST,ALONG THE NORTHEASTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 24,A DIST ANCE OF 99.54 FEET T O THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Property Address: 45025 Mahoney Avenue Callahan,FL 32011 P arcel I.D.: 492N25-41400024-0010 at public sale,to the highest and best bidder,for cash,at the Nassau County Cour thouse,76347 Veterans Way, Yulee,Florida 32097 at 11:30 a.m.on May 8,2 014 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,IF ANY,OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OFT HE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT WITHIN 60D A YS AFTER THE SALE. DATED this 27 day of March 27,2014 JOHN A. CRA WFORD Clerk of Circuit Court By: /s/ Sue Powell Deputy Clerk ENRICO G.GONZALEZ,P .A. Attor ne y at Law ENRICO G GONZALEZ, ESQUIRE 6255 East Fowler Avenue Temple Terrace,Fl 33617 Florida Bar #861472 813/980-6302 In accor dance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to par tici pate in this pr o ceeding should contact the A.D.A.Coordinator not later than seven (7 days pr ior to the proceeding via the Flor ida Relay Ser vice at 1800-955-8771. 2t 04-02-09-2014 4104 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSA U COUNTY ,FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 13CA000622AXYX NA TIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, Plaintif f vs. D ENNIS B. Wr ight,et.al., Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS-PROPERTY TO: DENNIS B.WRIGHT: ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 75156 BROOKWOOD DR,YULEE,FL 32097 Residence unknown and if living,including any unknown spouse of the Def endant, if remarried and if said Def endant is dead, his/her respective unknown heirs, devisees,grantees,assignees, cr e ditor s lienor s,and trustees, and all other persons claiming by,through,under or against the named D efendant; and the aforementioned named Defendant and such of aforementioned the aforementioned unknown Defendant and such of the unknown name Defendant as m ay be infants,incompetents or otherwise not sui juris. Y OU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mor tg age on the f ollo wing descr ibed pr oper ty to-wit: Lot 70 of TIMBER CREEK PLANTATION PHASE TWO, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 7, page (sough 168,of the public records of Nassau County,Florida. more commonly known as: 44039 BAYBERRY COURT, C ALLAHAN, FL 32011 This action has been filed ag ainst y ou, and you are required to serve a copy of y our wr itten def ense, if any,to it on the Plaintif s attor ne y FLORIDA FORECLOSURE ATT ORNEYS PLLC, w hose addr ess is 601 Cleveland Street,Suite 690,Clearwater,FL 33755,on or bef or e 30 days after date of first publication,response due by May 2,2014,and file the original with the Clerk of the Circuit Court either before ser vice on Plaintifs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a def ault will be entered against you for the r elief dem anded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Cour t on the 25th day of March,2014. Clerk of the Court NASSA U County Flor ida By: /s/ Pamelia Jones Deputy Clerk 2t 04-02-09-2014 4101 Leg al Continued ne xt page. LEGAL NOTICES
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 9A W EDNESDAY A PRIL 2, 2014 NEWS News-Leader IN THE CIRCUIT COURT,IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.: 12-CA-272 SPRINGLEAF HOME EQUITY, INC.,formerly AMERICAN GENERAL HOME EQUITY,INC.,P laintiff, V ANTHONY PRIDGEN; et al, Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES,GRANTEES,ASSIGNEES,CREDITORS,LIENORS, TRUSTEES,AND OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER OR AGAINST GAIL WALKER,DECEASED Residence Unknown Last Known Mailing Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Nassau County,Florida: LOT 15 AND THE EAST TEN FEET OF LOT 14 AND THE WEST 32 FEET OF THE EAST 42 FEET OF THE NORTH 150 FEET OF LOT 14 CASHEN PARK,A SUBDIVISION PLAT BOOK 2,PAGE 42,AND BEING DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 346,PAGE 242,PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA 1974 SHELBY 9732460547383OU and FLA35853 hasbeen filed against you, ANTHONY PRIDGEN and DISCOVER BANK,and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses,if any, to it on SIDNEY E.LEWIS, ESQUIRE,plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 300 West Adams Street,Suite 300, Jacksonville,Florida,32202, within 30 days after the first publication,and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court,on the 19 day of March,2014. JOHN A.CRAWFORD CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY:/s/ Karen J.Lockett Deputy Clerk 2t 3-26-2014 & 4-2-2014 4093 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 45-2012-CA-000812 D IVISION: BANK OF AMERICA,N.A., Plaintiff, vs.M EGHANN KOCH,et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION TO: MEGHANN KOCH 96015 Long Beach Drive Fernandina Beach,Fl 32034 ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,UNDER AND AGAINSTTHE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES,HEIRS,DEVISEES,GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS L ast Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for foreclosure of mortgage on the following property in Nassau County,Florida: LOT 57 OF TIMBER CREEK PLANTATION PHASE TWO, ACCORDING TOTHE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7,PAGE(S THROUGH 168,OF THE CURRENT PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. A/K/A 75362 Ravenwood Yulee FL 32097-1609 has been filed against you and you are required to serve acopy of your written defenses,within 30 days after the first publication,if any,on Albertelli Law,Plaintifs attorney,whose address is P .O.Box 23028, Tampa,FL 33623,and file original with this Court either before April 10,2014 service on Plaintifs attorney,or immediately thereafter; otherwise, adefault will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complain or petition. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutiveweeks in the Fernandina Beach News Leader. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court this 26th day of March,2014. John A.Crawford Clerk of the Circuit Court By /s/ Karen J.Lockett Deputy Clerk **See the Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled,at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or (904 at least 7 before your scheduled courtappearance,or immediately upon this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call 711. 2t 04-02-09-2014 4105 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 45-2011-CA000382-AXYX-XX FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, Vs. ERIC S.GOLDBERG,et al. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that,pursuant to a Final Summery Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled case,I will sell the property located in NASSAU County,Florida,described as: LOT 54,HICKORY VILLAGE PHASE TWO,ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7,PAGES 120 AND 121,OF THE PUBLIC R ECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. Property address: 86158 Sand Hickory Trl.Yulee,Fl 32097 at public sale,to the highest and best bidder,for cash,by electronic sale at AT THE WEST DOOR OF THE NASSAU COUNTY JUDICIAL ANNEX,76347 VETERANS WAY,YULEE,FL 32097, beginning at 11:30 a.m.on April 28,2014 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens,must file a claim within 60 days after a sale. Witness,my hand and seal of this court on the 25 day of March,2014. JOHN A.CRAWFORD CLERK OF COURT By:/s/ Amanda Stearn Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) If you are a person with a disability who needs any accomm odation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator at email@example.com or (904 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 2t 04/02-09/2014 4107 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 45-2012-CA000496-AXYX-XX GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC Plaintiff, Vs. SHERYL C.HASPEL,et al. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that,pursuant to a Final Summery Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled case,I will sell the property located in NASSAU County,Florida,described as: LOT 12,PROSPECT LANDING, according to the plat thereof,as recorded in the Plat Book 6,Page 30,of the Public Records of Nassau Countym Florida Property address: 39241 Haspel Trl.Hilliard,FL 32046 at public sale,to the highest and best bidder,for cash,by electronic sale at AT THE WEST DOOR OF THE NASSAU COUNTY JUDICIAL ANNEX,76347 VETERANS WAY,YULEE,FL 32097, beginning at 11:30 a.m.on April 28,2014 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, ifany,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens,must file a claim within 60 days after a sale. Witness,my hand and seal of this court on the 25 day of March,2014. JOHN A.CRAWFORD CLERK OF COURT By:/s/ Amanda Stearn Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or (904 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 2t 04/02-09/2014 4108 S TATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF PERMIT ISSUANCEThe Department of Environmental Protection gives notice of its agency action,in File No.NA-419,togrant a coastal construction control line permit pursuant to section 161.053,Florida Statutes,for a Three Story,Single Family Dwelling.Project location: 2170 South Fletcher Avenue (Lot 31, Hambys Addition to Fernandina Beach), Fernandina Beach. NOTICE OF RIGHTS The agency action is final and effective on the date filed with the Clerk of the Department unless a petition for an administrative hearing is timely filed under sections 120.569 and 120.57,Florida Statutes,before the deadline for filing a petition.On the filing of a timely and sufficient petition,this action will not be final and effective until further order of the Department.Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action,the hearing process may result in a modif ication of the agency action or even denial of the application. P etition f or Administr ativ e Hear ing A person whose substantial interests are affected by the Departments action may petition for an administrative proceeding (hearing) under sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes.Pursuant to rule 28-106.201,Florida Administrative Code,a petition for an administrative hearing must contain the following information: (a The name and address of eachagency affected and each agencs file or identification number,if known; (b mail address,any facsimile number,and telephone number of the petitioner,if the petitioner is not represented by an attorney or a qualified representative; the name,address, and telephone number of the petitioners representative,if any,which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the petitioners substantial interests will be affected by the agency determination; Astatement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the agency decision; Astatement of all disputedi ssues of material fact.If there are none,the petition must so indicate; Aconcise statement of the ultimate facts alleged,including the specific facts that the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the agencs proposed action; Astatement of the specific rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modification of the agencs proposed action,including an explanation of how the alleged facts relate to the specific rules or statutes; and (g Astatement of the relief sought by the petitioner,stating precisely the action petitioner wishes the agency to take with respect to the agencs proposed action. Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard,Mail Station 35,Tallahassee,Florida 32399-3000.Also,a copy of the petition shall be mailed to the applicant at the address indicated above at the time of filing.T ime P er iod f or Filing a P etition In accordance with rule 62110.106(3Florida Administrative Code,petitions for an administrative hearing by the applicant must be filed within 21 days of receipt of this written notice.Petitions filed by any persons other than the applicant,and other than those entitled to written notice under section 120.60(3Florida Statutes,must be filed within 21days of publication of the notice or within 21 days of receipt of the written notice, whichever occurs first.Under section 120.60(3Florida Statutes,however,any person who has asked the Department for notice of agency action may file a petition within 21 days of receiptof such notice,regardless of the date of publication.The failure to file a petition within the appropriate time period shall constitute a waiver of that personsright to request an administrative determination (hearing) under sections 120.569 and 120.57,Florida Statutes,or to intervene in this proceeding and participate as a party to it.Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the discretion of the presiding officer upon the filing of a motion inc ompliance with rule 28106.205,Florida Administrative Code. Extension of T ime Under rule 62-110.106(4 Florida Administrative Code,a person whose substantial interests are affected by the Departments action may also request an extension of time to file a petition for an administrative hearing.The Department may,forgood cause shown,grant the request for an extension of time.Requests for extension of time must be filed with the Office of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 C ommonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35,Tallahassee, Florida 323993000,before the applicable deadline for filing a petition for an administrative hearing.A timely request for extension of time shall toll the running of the time period for filing a petition until the request is acted upon. Mediation Mediation is not available in this proceeding. Judicial Re vie w Once this decision becomes final,any party to this action hastheright to seek judicial review pursuant to section 120.68,Florida Statutes,by filing aNotice of Appeal pursuant torules 9.110 and 9.190,Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure, with the Clerk of the Department in the Office of General Counsel,3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, M.S.35,Tallahassee,Florida 32399-3000; and by filing a copy of the Notice of Appeal accompanied by the applicable filing fees with the appropriate District Court of Appeal.The Notice of Appeal must be filed within 30 days from the date this action is filed with the Clerk of the Department. Complete copies of all documents related to this determination may be reviewed at the Department of Environmental Protection,Division of Water Resource Management,Coastal Construction Control Line Program,2600Blair Stone Road,Tallahassee, Florida.Copies may be obtained by contacting Fritz Wettstein,at (850or by writing to 2600 Blair Stone Road,Mail Station 3522, Tallahassee,Florida 32399-2400, or by e-mail to John.W ettstein @dep.state. f l.us 1t 04-02-2014 4106 LEGAL NOTICES CONTINUED ON THE NEXT PAGE. LEGAL NOTICESN YOUTH LEADERSHIP SUBMITTED Youth Leadership Nassau Program participants gather for their graduation. A MANDA THIEN For the News-Leader Youth Leadership Nassau students gathered for their final session of the year March 13. Alexander Warmka from the Florida Department of Agriculture and David Emmons from the Nassau County Economic Development Board provided the youth with excellent programming related to consumer survival skills and what Nassau County employers are looking for. The youth learned a lot from the presenters a nd then practiced a mock interview session. During the evening, youth enjoyed a meal together with family members and presented their culminating projects that they have worked on throughout the program. Some youth collected clothing, others helped clean up Nassau County, several created a mentoring program for students at Hilliard Middle Senior High School and more. T he topics were diverse but all of them made a difference in the life of Nassau County residents. Youth Leadership Nassau is a program partnership between the Nassau County School Board and Nassau County 4-H. If you are interested in participating in this program and will be a high school sophomore or junior during the 2014-15 school y ear, be sure to check with guidance for an application or give the UF/IFAS Nassau County Extension Service a call at (904 Home and private educated youth are welcome. St. Marys adamant about keeping ferry JOHNA S TRICKLAND RUSH Community Newspapers Longtime Cumberland Island ferry operator Calvin Lang does plan to bid on con tinuing the service. Lang has held the contract, which expir es Aug. 16, since J anuar y 1987, nearly 15 years a fter the national seashor e was e stablished in 1972. Visitors didnt begin coming to the island until 1975 when the park service leased a 50-passenger boat to make two trips each day fr om St. Mar ys, Ga. W ith inter est fr om Florida, S t. Mar ys residents and busin ess owners ar e concer ned a bout the possibility of the ferry departing from Fernandina Beach. The current 10-year contract stipulates that the contractor must pr ovide passen ger fer r y ser vice from St. M arys, said Bill Reynolds, a s pokesman for the National P ark Service with the regional office in Atlanta. The contractor may also pick up passengers in Fernandina Beach, if he chooses but that is in addition to the St. Marys service, not in place of it, Reynolds said. Park Service staff are curr ently working on the prospect us for the job, that is, develop i ng the criteria for bids. The prospectus will be released 60 to 120 days prior to Aug. 16 and posted online at fedbizops.gov Ferry access to Cumberland needs to be exclusively through St. Marys, Mayor JohnM orrissey said last week at a c ouncil meeting. Florida is very interested being able to have a second point of access to Cumberland Island, Mor rissey said. ... The bid for the ferry service will happen this year and it does look like there will be compe-t ition for that this year and that c ompetition will be from F lorida. Though adding another depar t ur e point could be con sider ed, Morrissey said that St. Marys leaders are not in favor of that possibility Mor rissey has been working with the staffs of Georgias two U.S. senators, Johnny Isakson andS axby Chambliss, and this regions U.S. representative, Jack Kingston, on the matter Clearly, St. Marys will be on the aggressive side to make sure that we maintain our exclus ivity on this project, Morriss ey said. It is key to the health o f downtown and its not lost to anybody City leaders ar e adamant about defending St. Mar ys as the islands access point, Morrissey said, noting he has met with regional park service lead-e rs and would speak about the i ssues to Geor gias elected repr esentatives and National Park Service staff during the Washington, D.C., fly-in this week. e ar e paying attention to this every day, Morrissey said. ... W e have some ar r o ws in our quiver M orrissey did meet this m onth with the Friends of the A melia Island Trail that want to ensure the East Coast Gr e enway for bicyclists is linked between Fer nandina Beach and St. Marys. e will see if we can help the folks in Florida be able to get cyclists from St. Marys over to Florida, Morrissey said. Imc onfident theres a way to do that without creating a second access to Cumberland Island. Remember water restrictions With warmer weather and springtime planting under way, it is important to remember t hat water conservation is one o f the most impor tant strateg ies to help meet Floridas water supply needs now and in the futur e Watering restrictions are in place throughout the year within the St. Johns River Water Management Districts 18-coun-t y region to ensure the efficient u se of water for lawn and land s cape irrigation. Coinciding with the return to daylight saving time on Mar ch 9, landscape ir r igation is allowed up to two days a week before 10 a.m. or after 4 p.m. Landscape irrigation is limi ted to the following days: W ednesday and Saturday f or residential landscape irrigation at addresses that end in an odd number or have no address Thursday and Sunday for residential landscape irrigation at addresses that end in an evenn umber T uesday and Friday for non r esidential landscape irrigation In addition, irrigation is limited to 3/4 inch of water per ir rigation zone and to no mor e than one hour per irrigation zone on each day that irrigation occurs. T he restrictions apply to w ater withdrawn fr om ground o r surface water, from a private well, or from a public or private water utility Some exceptions apply, such as the use of water from a reclaimed water supply, which is allowed anytime except when a local govern-m ent restricts the use of r eclaimed water L andscape irrigation is limited to one day a week during Easter n Standar d T ime, which r esumes Nov 2. Yetter replaces Wood on board Gov Rick Scott announced t wo appointments to the St. Johns River Water Management District s Gover n ing Boar d on March 28. Governing Board Chairman John A. Miklos of Orlando was reappointed to an at-large seat for a four-year term ending Mar ch 1, 2018. M iklos is pr esident and sen ior project manager of Bio-Tech Consulting (BTC Orlando-based environmental consulting firm. Miklos has been on the boar d since Mar ch 2 010. Carla Yetter of Fernandina Beach was appointed to a four-year term representing Nassau and Baker counties and por tions of northern Duval County. Yetter is vice president of envir onmental af fairs for R ayonier in Jacksonville. Her term will expire on March 1, 2018, and she r e places Leonar d Wood, who served on the board since April 2005. Both appointments ar e sub j ect to confir mation by the Florida Senate. The other Gover n ing Boar d members are Vice Chair Maryam H. Ghyabi of Ormond Beach, T reasurer George W. Robbins of Jacksonville, Secretary Fred N. Roberts Jr. of Ocala, Douglas C. Bour nique o f V er o Beach, Douglas Burnett of St. Augustine, Lad Daniels of Jacksonville and Charles Drake of Orlando. E E e e d d i i t t i i o o n n s s u u b b s s c c r r i i p p t t i i o o n n s s n n o o w w a a v v a a i i l l a a b b l l e e . C C a a l l l l 2 2 6 6 1 1 3 3 6 6 9 9 6 6 t t o o s s u u b b s s c c r r i i b b e e . Legal Deadline is noon Friday
With summer just around t he corner it is important to remember some safety tips a bout swimming and boating a ctivities. Make sur e you r emain safe and have an enjoyable time outdoors. And always r e member, most accidents are preventable, said Sheriff Bill Leeper. Boaters: Check your boat for all r equired safety equipment. Consider the size of y our boat, the number of passengers and the amount of extra equipment that will be onboar d. Dont overload the boat! If you will be in a power boat, check your electrical sys-t em and fuel system for gas f umes. Follow manufacturers suggested procedures before starting up the engine. W ear your life jacket dont just carry one on board. Leave your alcohol behind. Work to increase your safety,n ot increase your risks! Check the weather forec ast. File a float plan with a member of your family or friend. Swimmers: Never rely on toys such as inner tubes and water wings t o stay afloat. Don t take chances, by o ver estimating your swimming skills. Swim only in designated swimming areas. Never swim alone. Divers: Never dive into lakes and r ivers the results can be tragi c. Every year, diving accidents result in people suffering paralyzing spinal cor d injuries. All too often, hidden dan gers lurk beneath the surface of the water, including rock outcrops or shallow water. P arents: Each year about 200 chil d ren drown and several thousand others are treated in hospitals for submersion accidents, accidents which leave childr en with permanent brain damage and r espirator y health pr o b lems. Remember, it only takes a f ew seconds for a small child to w ander away. Children have a natural curiosity and attraction to water Drinkers: Its a fact; alcohol and water do not mix! Unfortunately, m any people ignore this and each year about 3,000 of them a re wrong dead wrong! More t han half of all the people that d rown had consumed alcohol prior to their accident. Being intoxicated is not necessary for alcohol to be a threat to your safety. Just one beer will impair your balance, vision, judgment and reaction t ime, thus making you a potent ial danger to yourself and oth e rs. Research shows that four hours of boating, exposur e to noise, vibration, sun, glar e and wind produces fatigue that makes you act as if you were legally intoxicated. If y ou combine alcohol consumpt ion with this boating fatigue c ondition, it intensifies the effects and increases your accident risk. Summer should be a prime time for outdoor recreation, Leeper said. Ther e isn t a bet ter place to enjoy water activities t han at the pristine beaches and w aterways that exist in Nassau C ounty. By reminding our friends and neighbors of these helpful safety tips, we wish ever yone a happy and safe summer Nassau County Clerk and Comptroller John A. Crawford warned citizens that a scam t hat began in South Florida h as now r eached Nassau C ounty. These scams involve fraudulent callers, posing as Clerk s Office employees, attempting to collect fines fr om potential jurors for missing jury duty, and requesting personal infor-m ation after falsely claiming t hat an ar r est warrant has b een issued. Crawford states that anyone who may be needed for jur y ser v ice will never receive an unsolicited call from the Clerks Office about jury duty, nor will anyone ask for a jurors Social Security numb er. If you ever experience a c all of this nature, hang up and call my office or the Nassau County Sherif f s Office immediately, said Crawford. Do not give your personal infor mation to anyone you dont know P rospective jurors receive a summons by mail that con t ains information that citizens have already provided to the Florida Depar t ment of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. 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F or more information, call:261.70001 303 Jasmine St., Ste. 101 Fernandina Beach,FL Center,Inc Crime Doesnt Pay,But We Do!REWARDS UPTO $3,000 REMAIN ANONYMOUS CALLTOLLFREE1-866-845-TIPS (8477 www.fccrimestoppers.comPAID FOR BY THE FL0RIDA ATTORNEY GENERALS OFFICE CRIME STOPPERS TRUST FUND Interested parties may appear at said hearing and be heard as to the advisability of any action, which may be considered. Any persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in this pr ogram or activity should contact 310-3115, TTY/TDD 711 or through the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8771 at least 24 hours in advance to request such accommodation. IF ANY PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD/COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TOANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH HEARING, S/HE WILL NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. Copies of the applications with description by metes and bounds may be inspected in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 204 Ash Street, between the hours of 8:00 AM 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. For information on the application, please contact the Staff of the City Clerks Office at 310-3115. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING C ITY COMMISSION CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACHN OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at 6:00 PM in the City Commission Chambers, 204 Ash Street Fernandina Beach, Florida to consider the following application: ORDINANCE 2014-08 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH,FLORIDA,ANNEXING 24.34 ACRESOFLAND LOCATED AT STATE ROAD 200/A1A/S.8TH STREET,GATEWAY BOULEVARD,AND SOMERSET DRIVE,AND;PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY;AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. N CSO HONORS ITS BEST SUBMITTED PHOTOS N assau County Sheriffs Office employees of the year honored recently were, from left, Phil Davis, Detention Deputy Tara Stockling, Communications Officer Josh Reed, Patrol Sergeant Tim Cooper (not pictured Detective Jeff Stull, Jr.), Sheriff Bill Leeper congratulates NCSO Volunteer of the Year Jim Dionne, right. POLICE REPORT This was written by Angela Daughtry of the News-Leader from oral and written reports by the Nassau County Sheriff O ffice, the City of Fernandina B each Police Department a nd other agencies. Arrest indicates suspicion of a crime, not guilt. Anyone with information about criminal activity can contact the Fernandina Beach Police Department at 277-7 342 or the Nassau County S heriffs Office anonymously by calling 225-0147 in Yulee or Fer n andina Beach, or 8792136 in Callahan, Hilliard or Bryceville. The We Tip program 1-800-78CRIME also allows callers to leave anony-m ous tips. F F e e l l o o n n y y a a r r r r e e s s t t s s n J oseph Steven Merkle, 4 9, Lake Butler, March 22, Baker County warrant, violation of pr o bation/sale of a controlled substance, failure to appear/expired license mor e than six months. n M arshall Scott Greek, 2 5, 54088 Penny Lane, C allahan, March 22, possession of cocaine, resisting ar r est without violence. n Carl Thomas Hutchenson, 25, 553144 U.S. 1, Hilliar d, Mar ch 20, Nassau County war rant, violation of pr obation/domestic batter y b y strangulation. n B randon Lee Alexander M arshall, 20, Jacksonville, March 20, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana not more than 20 grams, possession of drug equipment. n Jack Carlton Cogburn, 3 2, 54470 Hurst Road, C allahan, March 21, Nassau County warrant, violation of probation/battery on a law enforcement officer. n Johnny Jerry Graham II, 27, Orlando, March 18, driving while license r evoked, habitual traf fic offender. n Joseph Duexvight Royster, 41, Jacksonville, March 18, Duval County warrant, sale of marijuana. n Lori Mor ningstar Geiger 44, 44326 Mar y Sauls Circle, Callahan, March 17, Duval County war rant, criminal use of personal ID. 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The following report was c ompiled by Angela Daughtry, News-Leader staff, from the M arch 27 court docket of Circuit Court Judge Robert M. Foster. n Jessica Leigh Alford pleaded not guilty to possess ion of methamphetamine, driving with a license suspended,r evoked or canceled with knowledge first conviction, two c ounts of child neglect with no great bodily harm, possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis no citation and possession of controlled substance p araphernalia. n Alashai Annette Clark p leaded not guilty to sale or delivery of cocaine. n F urman Otis Clark Jr. pleaded not guilty to an amended charge of schemes to defraud $50,000 or more. n Clifton Delaine Cook pleaded not guilty to dealing in stolen property, giving false veri fication of ownership to a pawnbroker, two counts of burglary o f a structure or conveyance and two counts of grand theft. n Laurence Joseph DiCarlo pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana over 20 grams, possession of a structure or vehicle knowingly to traffic drugs and sale, delivery, purchase or manufacture of marijuana and was adjudicated guilty. He was sent enced to six months in Nassau C ounty Jail with cr edit for time s erved and ordered to pay $1,036 in court costs and $200 to the State Attorneys Office.Sentence is to run concurrently. n Edward Allen Hatfield pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance without a pr escription and was adjudic ated guilty. He was sentenced to 18 months drug offender probation and must have a drug/alcohol evaluation within 60 days with random urinal ysis. He was ordered to pay $518 in court costs, $150 to the Public Defender s Of fice and $ 100 to the State Attor ney s O ffice. n D ar r ell W Heath Jr plead ed guilty to possession of cocaine no citation, possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis no citation and possession of controlled substance parapher nalia and adjudication was withheld. He was sen t enced to time served in N assau County Jail and unsu per v ised pr o bation, and ordered to pay $518 in court costs and $100 to the State Attorneys Office. n Jeffery Lonnie Herrin p leaded not guilty to sale, manufacture or delivery of a cont rolled substance. n Bryan Keith Hyers pleaded not guilty to sale, manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance. n K onvarcye Dawhon Jackson pleaded guilty to twoc ounts of sale or delivery of cocaine, possession of cocaine w ith intent to sell, deliver, manufacture or purchase and possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis no citation. He was released on his own recogniz ance and is to appear for a sentence hearing April 17. n O scar Franklin Jones Jr. pleaded not guilty to aggravate d domestic violence battery. n Michael David McCoy pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of petit theft and was adjudicated guilty. He was sentenced to time served in Nassau County Jail and ordered t o pay $223 in court costs, $100 to the Regional Conflict C ounsel and $50 to the State Attorneys Office. n Anthony Burnon Musgrove pleaded not guilty to trafficking in methamphetamine more than 14 grams and possession of controlled substance paraphernalia. n Jovan Leonard Richo pleaded not guilty to possess ion of cocaine no citation and o bstr ucting or opposing a p olice officer without violence. n Therese Mary Roe pleaded not guilty to sale, manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance. n Terrance Xavier Stewart filed a written plea of not guilty t o two counts of sale or delivery o f cocaine. n D ana Lynn Witt pleaded not guilty to grand theft. n Roderick Reshon Zow pleaded not guilty to possession of cocaine no citation. 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12A W EDNESDAY A PRIL 2, 2014 NEWS News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK F un t im e f or J uni or Engineers ALAN DONALDSON F or the N e ws-Leader Further enhancing the Boys & Girls Club s after -school expe r ience of club members, the Rober t s Learning & Achievement Center in Fernandina Beach has initiated a program called Junior Engineers. The pr ogram is pr esented in an hour and a half session once each week for eight weeks. It is aimed at kids in thir d to s ixth grades, who must sign up for it, and seeks to promote skills in math, problem solving, wor d r elationships and com puter programming plus it includes fun-filled Lego Robot building. Adult volunteers ar e assigned to guide each Junior Engineer as the course unfolds. An integral part of the course is the MIT-developed computer game called Lur e of the Labyrinth. The game employs car toon figur es that pose pr oblems that can be solved by clicking on multiple choices and moving items to a correct position on the screen. Scores for each student are recorded as the game progr esses class by class and ar e used as part of the qualification for the awar d of a cer tificate when the course is completed. The Robotics segment of the course involves learning how to assemble a sophisticated robot from parts in a Lego kit. Once the robot is put together, it must be pr ogrammed to per form specific functions, using a computer pr ogram designed for that purpose. In addition, a Jeopardy game based on the Junior Engineers course content is played by students on each class day as the eight weeks progress. Incentives for individual kid s success include award of a Dairy Queen coupon, as well as the cer tifi cate of achievement. Boys & Girls Clubs hopes to expand the Junior Engineers pr ogram to the Miller Fr eedom Club in Yulee and possibly to BGC Summer Camp sessions. That hope depends on success in grant applications for purchase of the expensive Lego Robot kits as well as recruitment of necessary adult volunteers. Par ents who send their kids to Boys & Girls Clubs may wish to encourage them to apply for Junior Engineers. Exposur e to how much fun technology can be is sur ely a step on the youngsters road to future career achievement. S UBMITTED PHOTOS A Junior Engineer enjoys the Lure of the Labyrinth program, above left. Programming a robot, above right. Below, students and mentors troubleshoot a robot at the Boys & Girls Club in Fernandina Beach. 277-3942 CFC 1426558 FL C FC 057478GA MPR 006661 474390 E. S.R. 200 Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 D EER W A LK Come in,call usor email firstname.lastname@example.org.Repair, remodel,replace or new construction for residential,commercial or industrial needs.24/7 emergency service.Real people answer our phones. Showroom and counter sales open to YOU.Sales,service and installation. International Bullion & Coin Exchange,Recovered Resources Group,The Knotty Beader,The Blindman & Robin,Metabolic Research Center,The Savory Market(formerly Joes Produce) Jazzercize and Crumps Barbershop.Coming soon: VAPE-OUT! Shop locally in our neighborhood. DEER TRA CKS G randdaughter Deanna planted a giant cabbage in my garden.It is p art of a third grade experiment.The kids plant it and record its progress.I dont mind except she gets so excited getting close to it to t ake a picture she steps on my tomato and pepperplants.Gotta love her! Come by the coffee is on.
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK OUTDOORS/ TIDES WEDNESDAY, APRIL2, 2014NEWS-LEADER/ FERNANDINABEACH, FL ORIDAC OUNTY TRACK MEET PHOTOS BY BETH JONES/NEWS-LEADERThe Nassau County high school track and field meet was held March 20 at Yulee High School. The Fernandina Beach High School boy s and the Yulee girls were crowned county champions. Above, athletes compete in the girls and boys 100m.
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK SKA era ends; drum runningLike many avid saltwater fishermen, r umors of a new saltwater tournament trail back in 1991 was great news for those anglers who wished to compete and share their experiences with fellow fishermen. John Jones of St. Simons Island, Ga., Jim Armstrong of Macon, Ga., and Jack Holmes, presently living in Fort Lauderdale, were the founding fathers of the new competitive kingfish tournament trail, properly named the Southern Kingfish Association. Competitive kingfish tournaments were held from coastal kingfish ports from North Carolina to Texas. The Greater Jacksonville Kingfish T ournament was a big draw for kingfish teams and, back in the heyday, drew 1,000 kingfish teams. Kingfish teams could compete in their division or go out on the road and compete on the national SKA tournament trail. The SKA Northeast Florida tournament trail was labeled Division V, which included kingfish tournaments from St. Augustine to our homeport of Fernandina Beach. At the end of the kingfish season, qualifying teams competed in a SKA National Championship, held typically in the fall and at a key kingfish destination. Unfortunately through the years, a failing economy r esulted in less sponsorship monies for highly successful kingfish teams and, more importantly, monies to help fund the SKA tournament trail. "We are closing the doors," SKA managing partner Jack Holmes said recently during a telephone call. "Lack of fishing teams and sponsor monies is the culprit. The SKA simply cannot run without funds. We have worked hard to keep the kingfish tournament trail running; unfortunately we are forced to close our doors here at the SKA." Local kingfish angler Kenny Crawford and Team "Crawfish" competed on the SKA tournament kingfish trail from the beginning, winning 12 events and some $600,000 in cash and prizes. "We are really going to miss the SKA tournament trail," Crawford said. "It was something that we geared up for during the offseason and enjoyed participating during the summer tournament season. I understand why the SKA is closing its doors; too many fishing r estrictions by NOAA and a failing economy are the culprits." Rumors are now spreading that key marine-related sponsors may fund the Southern Kingfish Association to keep it running. These are still r umors but let's keep our fingers crossed. Saltwater fishermen need a tournament trail to have the opportunity to meet other fishing teams, communicate with marine-related companies and help increase team's fishing skills. Currently there is a group forming a series of kingfish tournaments, including the St. Augustine, Jacksonville and Fernandina Beach tournaments. "We need to keep the interest up in competitive king mackerel fishing here at the First Coast," Nassau Sport Fishing Association Director Dave Smith said. "The kingfish competition during our annual Fernandina Beach Kingfish Tournament & Rodeo is critical in making our tournament a success." NSFA President John Hartrich, Dave Smith and Karl Mrozek are communicating with St. Augustine and Jacksonville kingfish tournament organizations in the hopes of keeping a First Coast kingfish tournament trail intact. Paul Dozier and with Strike Zone are still heading up the annual Northeast Florida Kingfish Shootout. For information go to www.kingfishshootout.com. Personally it has been hard for me to digest as I wrote the book King Mackerel for the SKA and was a feature writer for the Angler magazine since 1991. Also our team, "Amelia Angler," competed on the tournament trail since 1991. Capt. Joe Bruce headed up one of the first SKA kingfish teams and went on to capture SKA Angler of the Year honOUTDOORSTerry Lacoss OUTDOORS2BWEDNESDAY, APRIL2, 2014 SPORTS News-Leader SPECIAL PHOTOSEd O'Neill, above, front left, is pictured with a 70-pound black drum he caught aboard the charter fishing boat "Wahoo." Also pictured are Capt. Billy McFadden and Brandon Sandborn; back row from left, Laura O'Neill, John and Ed Hackett. Left, Jasmine Tulloh is currently holding down second-place honors in the Nassau Sport Fishing Association annual Black Drum Fishing T ournament with a 79.14-pound black drum. David Hagins is currently in first with an 81.94-pound drum and Robert Haddock is third with a 78.60-pound drum. The popular tournament ends on April 5. SPORTS SHORTSK K i i d d s s f f i i s s h h i i n n g g c c l l i i n n i i c cThe Florida Wildlife Commission will offer a kids fishing clinic at Fort Clinch State Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 31. Lunch will be provided. Visit www.MyFWC.com/fishing.S S a a i i l l i i n n g g C C l l u u b b m m e e e e t t s sThe Amelia Island Sailing Club meets the first Tuesday at the Kraft Athletic Club at Ten Acres. Social hour at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. Contact Com-modore Roger Henderson at (904) 624-2711 or email@example.com or visit www.ameliaislandsailing. org for information.A A l l u u m m n n i i f f o o o o t t b b a a l l l lAlumni football is coming to Northeast Florida. Gridiron Alumni, which is planning several full-contact alumni football games, travels the nation, pitting old football rivals against each other one more time. Players are invited to register to play. Players are needed to sign up for their alma mater and the first 40 players on each team get to play. The team that gets 30 people registered first gets home-field advantage. The games are set for the spring. Vi sit www.gridironalumni.com to register. For information, call Chris at (530) 410-6396 or go to the website. Gridiron Alumni was founded in 2010 and has raised more than $250,000 for schools and charities using alumni football games as a fundraising vehicle. Gridiron Alumni football has changed lives, communities, and given thousands of men their spark back.S S p p o o r r t t s s a a s s s s o o c c i i a a t t i i o o n nNassau County Sports Association meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday at the county building, Y ulee. Call 261-1075 or 277-1609.T T h h i i r r s s k k m m e e m m o o r r i i a a l l s s c c h h o o l l a a r r s s h h i i p pThe Nassau Sport Fishing Association will once again be awarding the Johnny Thirsk Memorial Scholarship to a worthy graduating high school senior attending one of the high schools in Nassau County. Thirsk was a driving force in the NSFAfor many years, offering his services as a board member, tournament director and in any other way he could help out. He was a friend to all. When he passed away in 2005, the club initiated a scholarship in his memory. Thirsk believed in giving back to the community. As in past years, a $1,000 scholarship will be awarded directly to an outstanding graduating high school senior. This scholarship is a renewable scholarship, paid for two consecutive years for a total of $2,000 per recipient. To be eligible for consideration this year all completed applications with all required forms and information included, must be postmarked by April 20. The certificate will be presented at the recipientssenior awards program at their school. In addition the recipient and their family will also be invited to attend a Nassau Sport Fishing Association monthly social meeting as guests of the organization. Additional information including all necessary application forms, selection criteria and instructions for all submissions are available on the NSFAwebsite at nsfafish.net. The Nassau Sport Fishing Association, founded in 1983, is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, created to develop and promote saltwater fishing in the Nassau County area while adhering to state, federal and local regulations, to encourage compliance with rules of water safety by club members and the general public and to promote youth related community and other civic minded activities. For information contact Shawn Arnold at 556-5531 or firstname.lastname@example.org.J J a a g g u u a a r r s s t t i i c c k k e e t t r r e e n n e e w w a a l l c c a a m m p p a a i i g g n nThe Jacksonville Jaguars kicked off their 2014 season ticket renewal campaign with an all-new, innovative experience for their season ticket holders. With the launch of their digital ebrochure allowing a seamless renewal process, as well as new stadium renovations providing five new exciting seating options and the season ticket holder rewards program Jags 365, this years fan experience will provide a whole new level of service and excitement. V isit www.jaguars.com for information.B B o o u u l l e e s s C C l l u u b bAmelia Island Boules Club holds petanque pickup games Saturdays at 9:30 a.m., W ednesdays at 4:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. at the Fernandina Beach courts at the south end of the downtown marina. Petanque (pay-tonk) is a cousin of both horseshoes and bocce, the Italian bowling game. The public is welcome to join. Call 491-1190.B B o o w w l l i i n n g g l l e e a a g g u u e e s sA senior league bowling is offered at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Nassau Bowling off US 17 in Yulee. The group also meets for Christian league at 6 p.m. Thursdays.F F l l y y i i n n g g c c l l u u b bThe Amelia Island Light Sport Flying Club is looking for a few more members. Membership is initially limited to 12 full partners. The group has identified an aircraft (Paradise P-1) for purchase and is ready to begin flight operations once the purchase is finalized. If flying for less than $100 per hour, low monthly dues and no FAAmedical certificate requirement interests you, call Sam Lane at (904) 624-0650 or Mickey Baity at 556-6136.O O r r g g a a n n i i z z e e d d b b i i k k e e r r i i d d e e s sThere are organized bicycle rides Thursdays starting at 9 a.m. and Saturdays starting at 8:30 a.m. All rides start from Main Beach. Park near the miniature golf course. Cyclists of all abilities are welcome. Riders of A(18-21), B (14-17), C (up to 14 mph) and S (social ride, speed of the slowest rider in the group) all participate. The ride will be around 30 miles with rest stops along the way and loops back to the starting point at around 10 miles before continuing on the remaining 20 miles of the route. Anyone who joins the group will not be left behind. Lunch is optional. There is also a regular ride Mondays for experienced road cyclists starting at 9 a.m. at various locations on Amelia Island and in Nassau County. The starting points and distances for these rides will be announced. Helmets and a bicycle in good working condition are mandatory. Call 261-5160 or visit www.ameliaislandcycling. com, www.sports. groups.yahoo.com/ group/sriders or www.nfbc.us.B B e e a a n n u u m m p p i i r r e eBaseball and softball umpires can join the fastest growing umpires association in Northeast Florida, the River City Umpires Association. River City Umpires is currently recruiting men and women interested in officiating baseball and softball. If you live or work in Baker, Bradford, Clay, Duval, Putnam, St. Johns or Nassau County, contact Terry Padgett at (904) 879-6442 or visit www.rivercityumps.com. To submit an item for this column, contact Beth Jones at 261-3696 or email to bjones@fbnews leader.com. FE R N A N D I N ABE A C HTI D E ST T i i d d e e s s , S S u u n n & & M M o o o o n n : : A A p p r r i i l l 2 2 9 9 , 2 2 0 0 1 1 4 4 Sat. 4/5 Sun. 4/6 Mon. 4/7 T ues. 4/8 Fri. 4/4 Thur. 4/3W ed.4/9Sunrise 7:13A Moonrise 9:08A Sunset 7:45P Moonset 10:54PW ed.4/2Low 5:16A1. 32'High 11:44A7. 95' Low 5:25P1.33'Sunrise 7:12A Moonrise 9:54A Sunset 7:46P Moonset 11:50P Sunrise 7:11A Moonrise10:41A Sunset 7:46P Moonset 12:42A Sunrise 7:10A Moonrise 11:30P Sunset 7:47PHigh 12:05A 8. 47' Low 6:02A1. 66'High 12:27P7. 61' Low 6:09P1.69'High 12:48A 8. 13' Low 6:49A2. 00'High 1:10P7. 29' Low 6:55P2.04'High 1:31A 7. 79' Low 7:39A2. 30'High 1:55P7. 02' Low 7:45P2.33'Moonset 1:30A Sunrise 7:08A Moonrise 12:21P Sunset 7:48PHigh 2:17A 7. 50' Low 8:32A2. 52'High 2:43P6.86' Low 8:41P2.53'Moonset 2:14AFirst Quarter4:31A Sunrise 7:07A Moonrise 1:12P Sunset 7:48PHigh 3:07A 7 .31' Low 9:26A2. 62'High 3:35P6.83' Low 9:38P2.63'Moonset 2:55A Sunrise 7:06A Moonrise 2:04P Sunset 7:49PT ide calculations are for Amelia River, Fernandina Beach. No corrections are necessary.Sun & Moon events are also calculated for Fernandina Beach, although actual times may vary because ofland masses.High 4:56A 7. 26' Low 11:08A2. 59'High 5:27P7.14' Low 11:29P2.59' 904-277-6969 $ $10 10ANY SYNTHETIC OIL CHANGEOFF OFFHigh 4:01A 7. 22' Low 10:18A2. 64'High 4:31P6.92' Low 10:35P2.64'Moonset 3:33A Sunrise 7:05A Moonrise 2:56P Sunset 7:49P TERRY LACOSS/SPECIALLarry Finch presented an excellent beach fishing seminar for several members of the Nassau Sport Fishing Association. The fishing seminar targeted catching excellent eating pompano. For information on the NSFA visit www.nsfafish.com. ors. Local kingfish angler Capt. Benny Hendrix also was on one of the first SKA teams to win the Great Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament when there were 1,000 boats. The good news is the black drum migration is in full swing with lots of drum boats landing from 5-15 black drum weighing to 80 pounds. Fishing dead on the bottom with half a blue crab r emains the best drum fishing tactic while fishing at Cumberland Sound, the St. Marys rock jetties or just off Main Beach. Keep your kingfish hooks sharpened.
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACKWEDNESDAY, APRIL2, 2014 SPORTS News-Leader 3BThe Southern Putting Tour of the Professional Putters Association came to Fernandina Beach's Putt Putt at Main Beach March 14 for one of seven tours stops this year. The weekend always started with the Florida State Doubles Championship, sponsored by Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Senator Aaron Bean, the previous owner of the Fernandina Beach Putt Putt, served as tournament director. There were two local teams in the intermediate division. Mark Holt and Austin Vesy won that division with a best ball score of 50 for the 36-hole tournament. Joe and Ann Hanner came in a close second. The advanced division was won by Greg Newport of York, S.C., and Randy Reeves of Montgomery, Ala., with an amazing score of 38, smashing the old record of 43, set last year. They just missed holes-in-one on No. 17 in the first round and No. 12 in the second r ound. They aced the other 34 holes. Newport is a three-time national champion, twice in doubles. He has earned more than $100,000 in prize money and is co-holder of the World Best Ball record with an 18 for 18 holes. Reeves is a previous national champion. He has earned more than $100,000 in prize money and is in the Professional Putters Hall of Fame. Second place was won by Jay Klapper of Lawrenceville, Ga., and Bart Bason of Vi r ginia with a 44. Klapper is a three-time national champion and a Hall of Famer. There was a tie for third place at 46 between the local team of Jim and Mary Jean Last and the team of Senator Aaron Bean and Greg Ward of Lawrenceville, Ga. Ward has been crowned a national champion several times and Putter of the Decade twice. He is a Hall of Famer and has won more than $160,000 in prize money. He is also co-holder of the World Best Ball Record of 18 for 18 holes.M M e e n n s s b b l l i i t t z zForty-two players turned out last week for the Wednesday Blitz with Tony Lopez (78, plus 10) taking top honors at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club. Second was Tom Roberts (78, plus 9) and Kent Johnson (79, plus 8) was third. First-place team included Lopez, Chuck Helenbrook (91, plus 6), John Bray (87, plus 2) and Jim Dunphy (91, even). In second were Price Poole (75, plus 5), Harry Gibbs (91, plus 4), Thom Gray (87, plus 4) and Garey Durden (92, even). T aking third were Johnson, Carl Galpin (82, plus 4), Jeff Humphrey (86, even) and Jim Edwards (96, even). Roberts, Dick Peterson (96, plus 3), Larry Brauda (85, minus 3) and Chuck Himmelheber (85, minus 3) teamed up for fourth. Fifty-four players came out for Friday's blitz with John Rudd (83, plus 10) taking first place individual. Second went to John Bray (82, plus 8) and third was John LaFear (78, plus 7). First-place team included Rudd, Bill Larrabee (87, plus 6), Thom Gray (87, plus 5) and Jerry Hudgins (93, plus 4). In second were Bray, Chuck Helenbrook (93, plus 2), Robert Johnson (87, plus 2) and Kent Johnson (86, minus 1). Third place went to Jim Raffone (86, plus 3), Dave Mudd (86, plus 3), Tom Roberts (79, plus 2) and Larry McCorkle (86, even). The fourth-place team included Doug Wolfe (82, plus 6), Bill Anderson (95, plus 2), Mike Lovejoy (83, plus 1) and Ken Maynard (104, minus 3).Q Q u u e e e e n n o o f f T T e e e e s sThe Fernandina Beach W omen's Golf Association held its March Queen of Tees match March 25. Joyce Tonti is the March Queen of Tees winner with a low net 61. Low net/low gross was the game In flight A, low gross winner was Linda Scott (85); first low net, Sue Simpson, 70; second low net, Mary Poole, 73. Flight B low gross winner was Julie Hensler (94); first low net, tie between Robin Ritchey and Cynthia Moorehead with a, 69. Flight C low gross went to Sue Lopiano, 99; first low net, Sharon Sheets-Long, 68; seond low net, Marianne Salas, 75. Flight D low gross winner was Helen Hirsch, 108; first low net, Joyce T onti, 61, Carol Minougue 73.Q Q u u e e e e n n o o f f C C l l u u b bLinda Larabee was crowned the Queen of Clubs for the month of March for the 18hole ladies group at The Golf Club of Amelia Island. Larabee shot a net 71.FERNANDINABEACH HIGH SCHOOL T ennis April 1-2District 3-2Aat BollesTBA FERNANDINABEACH HIGH SCHOOL V arsity Baseball April 3TERRYPARKER6:00 April 4at Paxon6:00 April 8ST. PIUS7:00 April 10at Yulee6:00 April 11at Hiliard6:00 April 14at Atlantic Coast6:30 April 16BATTERYCREEK, S.C.6:00 April 21-24DISTRICT4-4ATBA District 4-4Agames FERNANDINABEACH HIGH SCHOOL Softball April 3WESTNASSAU6:00 April 7at Ed White6:00 April 8HILLIARD6:00 April 10EPISCOPAL5:30 April 14-17District 4-4Aat West Nassau YULEE HIGH SCHOOL Softball April 3at Ribault6:00 April 8EPISCOPAL6:00 April 14-18District at West Nassau YULEE HIGH SCHOOL V arsity Baseball April 4at West Nassau*6:00 April 10FERNANDINABEACH*6:00 April 11BALDWIN6:00 April 15SUWANNEE7:00 April 17ST. JOSEPH6:00 April 18FIRSTCOAST6:00 District FERNANDINABEACH HIGH SCHOOL Junior Varsity Baseball April 2FLEMING ISLAND6:00 April 7-11at Episcopal tourney YULEE HIGH SCHOOL W eightlifting April 12Sectional at Baker County NASSAU COUNTYSCHOOLS Flag Football April 8FBHS vs. Hilliard at Yulee5:00 W est Nassau-Yulee6:00 April 15WNHS-FBHSat Hilliard5:00 Hilliard-Yulee6:00 April 22Hilliard-WNHS at FBHS5:00 FBHS-Yulee6:00 2014 SCHEDULES RECREATION ROUNDUPSUMMER ADULTBASKETBALLLEAGUE. Registration April 7 through May 2 at the Atlantic Center. $350 team fee due May 2. Each teams players must wear matching colored shirts with visible numbers. 12-person roster limit. All games played at Peck Gym on Mondays and Thursdays (possibly some Wednesdays). Season begins May 19. For information, call or email Jay Robertson at 3103361 or email@example.com. SUMMER ADULTSOFTBALLLEAGUES. Registration for recreational co-ed, mens and womens leagues April 28 through May 19. The $275 team fees (all leagues) due May 19 at the Atlantic Avenue Recreaiton Center ($25 late fees added to team fees received after May 19. Team fees will not be accepted after May 20). $72 two-game forfeit fees (recreational co-ed and mens leagues) and $48 two-game forfeit fees (womens league) due May 30 at the Atlantic A venue Recreation Center. Captainsmeeting, all leagues May 22 at 6:30 p.m., Atlantic Center auditorium. Ten-game regular season and singleelimination tournament in each league. Recreational coed games on Mondays. Mens games on Thursdays. W omens games on Thursdays. Season begins June 2 for recreational co-ed and June 5 for mens and womens leagues. For more information, call/email Jason Brown (3103353, firstname.lastname@example.org) or log onto the softball leagueswebsite www.league lineup.com/fbflsoftball.Ne wport, Reeves clinch Pu tt Putt doubles title SUBMITTEDEnterprise Rent-A-Car Florida State Putt Putt Doubles Championship winners Greg Newport, left, and Randy Reeves are pictured with tournament director Senator Aaron Bean. T onti Larabee The Nassau County men's 7.5 tennis league had its season opener last week. There are five teams participating in the local league. After one week of play, The Kraft Club is in first place, followed by Southern Comfort, Amelia National, Island Lost Boys and North Hampton. Matches are played Monday evenings and will continue through the spring and summer. The Nassau County ladies league continues play. After five rounds, the current standings show the Krafty Ladies in first place, followed by The Beachcombers in second, Kraft Krew third, Kraft Locals fourth and Omni Amelia Island Plantation in fifth. The Central Park courts are currently under renovation with new fencing and court resurfacing being done to the two front courts. T ennis instruction is taking place on the two back courts during this time. Spring junior and adult lessons and clinics continue. The current schedule is available by contacting the parks and recreation office or by emailing email@example.com.OPEN SEASON Season begins for mens leagueSUBMITTED PHOTOSThe Nassau County men's tennis league kicked off its season last week. Team Southern Comfort includes, back row from left, John Robinson, John Bray, Tim Yaeger and Dave Weihe; front row, Leroy Heath, Dave Law, Doug Haynam and Greg Waites. TENNIS NEWST eam Amelia National includes, from left, Joe Harold, David Jenkins, John Paul McTague, Carlos Chavez, Josh Hopper and Adrian Beltran.
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK P AGE 4B W EDNESDAY A PRIL 2, 2014 N EWS -L EADER / F ERNANDINA B EACH FL Wanderlust sets in again C ome spring, I start t o think about travel. Wanderlust sets in.T he term originates from German words wandern (to hike) and lust (to desire). For me it is that growing and overwhelming need to have a trip in the works. Its time to think a bout packing my bag and setting out on an adventure.M y partner in crime, or should I say travel, my sister, feels the same irresistible tug. So where will the intrepid travelers venture on their annual spring trip? F irst, lets review our criteria. We both like to walk or hike. We like to go places we have not gone before. We like hot water and cold wine a t the end of the day. B eautiful scenery and intere sting history are important. English speaking is preferred but not required. As we age, we are a little more sensitive to the length of hiking days. NO camping ever. My sister is a map collect or and trip planner extraord inaire. She has coordinated o ur adventures to England, Africa, Egypt, the Canadian Rockies, South America, Italy the Czech Republic and, last year, Croatia. Each trip has been unique. We struggled a bit plann ing this years trip. I continu e to lobby for Spain, but s he r e sists. We flirted with a return to Africa, but have settled on exploring Sicily How could we r esist when one of the guidebooks offered the following description: Eternal meeting point between East andW est, Africa and Eur ope, the g orgeous island of Sicily is a linchpin of Mediterranean cultur e and one of Eur o pe s most alluring destinations. As usual my par tner in l ife, the Big Guy, will make his favorite trip that is to the airport to drop me o ff. My daily report b ack home will allow him to armchair travel. We have signed up f or a 10-day hike e xploring Sicily. We have made many trips with Wilderness Travel, an adventure travel company o ut of Berkeley, Calif. We h ave found they do a great j ob of planning wonderful, history-filled, scenic and p hysically challenging days and, always, hot water and cold wine at the end of the day. We have added a few days before and after to dos ome additional exploring. With a 3,000-year-old histor y, a Mediterranean location and rich culture we are p romised an amazing experience. The trip will include a hike on Mt. Etna, Europes highest active volcano. W e have been assur ed that we w ill be transported to the top a nd our scheduled hike will b e downhill, not up! So once again the intrepid sisters will set for t h for their next adventure. First course, the unexpected gift of travel with all its surprises both good and, yes, some t imes bad. Second course, t he food, drink and br eath t aking scenery that Sicily will offer. Dessert is coming home to those and all that we love and treasure. And, of course, savoring our memories and photos. dickie .firstname.lastname@example.org FROM T HE PORCH Dickie A nderson C ROSSWORD /S UDOKU P EOPLE & P LACES P ETS SUBMITTED Sisters Betsy Smith and Dickie Anderson. 1 1 2 2 5 5 y y e e a a r r s s The Nassau County Commission approved a resolution celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Florida Public Health, cr e ated in 1889 after a yellow fever epi demic. Fr om left, Dr. John McClane, commission chair Bar r y Holloway registered nurse Dorine Fulmer, Health Dir ector Dr Eugenia NgoSeidel, commis sioners Pat Edwards and Steve Kelley. MAR Y MAGUIRE NEWS-LEADER N N e e t t s s a a w w a a r r d d T he 11th annual Florida Heritage Awards cerem ony includes recipient Billy Burbank III of Nassau County, honored for his shrimp and other net-making in the familyb usiness. Above, from left, Ginny Johnson R hodes, Dusty Rhodes (retired baseball coach w ho has worked with Burbank nets for decades), Mike Beasley, Burbank and Lindsay Burbank. Right, Peggy A. Bulger, chair of the Florida Folklife Council,F lorida first lady Ann S cott, Burbank and S ecr e tar y of State Ken Dentzner. SUBMITTED SUBMITTED A A n n t t i i q q u u e e s s W orld W ar II veteran Linwood Leslie meets the owner of a rar e 1914 American Underslung, Alan W oolf, with Mark Herring and Terry Hulsey at the Amelia Island Concours dElegance. Can you measure, stir, pour and set a timer? Because if you can, you can become a baking team member for the Soup Train. The Soup Train is a pr ogram focused on pr o viding healthy meals to home bound seniors. In a partnership with The Council on Aging, Barnabas Center and The Coalition for the Homeless in Nassau County the Soup T rain has been providing meals to homebound seniors since 2011. T eams of volunteers meet once a month at a qualified food preparation kitchen inY ulee and pr epar e soup or desserts or breads and savory muf fins. The food is then packaged, fr ozen and on a weekly basis, boxed up and delivered to the Council on Aging. Volunteers from the Council on Aging deliver the meals to homebound seniors who are awaiting placement on the subsidized Meals on Wheels pr ogram or who need sixth and seventh day meals in addition to their subsidized meals. The Soup Train needs volunteers for both a dessert team and a br ead team. The meals they provide help seniors to continue to live inde pendently in their own home. If you ar e interested in cooking good nutritious food from scratch, meeting new people and having fun in the kitchen, then please call Genece Minshew at 491-0185 or email email@example.com for mor e infor mation. S oup T r ain lookin g for a few good bakers
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 5B W EDNESDAY A PRIL 2, 2014 AROUND TOWN News-Leader Johnny is a young cat 10 m onths old. Johnny has mostly white fur with patches of o range tabby. He is a very friendly and playful boy. Johnny was hit by a car, resulting in an injury to hisl eg that his owners couldnt afford to treat and decided to have him euthanized. Fate stepped in for Johnny and he was surrendered to Cats Angels. We had his legr epaired and its already h ealed. Now he is anxious to g et on with his new life and a forever home. Cats Angels has amazing cats in all shapes, sizes, ages and colors just waiting to be your great pet. All of our cats have been spayed or neutered, are curr ent on all vaccinations, r eceive regular wellness care, m onthly flea treatments and a re micro-chipped. Read more about the cats on our website at www catsangels. com. Cats Angels Thrift Store/Adoption Center at 709 S. Eighth St. is open Monday thr ough Satur day from 11 a .m. til 5 p.m. or you can call 3 21-2267. C ats Angels needs your generous donations for our Thrift Stor e If you are spring cleaning or have garage sale leftovers, please dont forget us. Cats Angels accepts all items in clean working condi t ion except older model TVs, c omputers or clothing. The c ats will appreciate dry cat food and litter donations. Were also the place to recyc le your aluminum and cat food cans. Our recycle bins a re located at the back of our parking lot at 709 S. Eighth S t. Thank you to everyone who attended the Nassau County Animal Expo last Satur day in suppor t of all the area rescue groups. Cats Angels is an all-volunteer or ganization and r eceives no g over nment monies. The r ev e nue to support our programs i s gained through fundraising, donations and sales from our Thrift Store. Please take advantage of the free spay/neuter services available to all Nassau Countyr esidents and the fr ee trans p or t fr om Y ulee and Callahan. C all First Coast No More H omeless Pets at (904 0005 to make an appointment. You can also call Cats Angels at 321-2267 for mor e information or help with feral/community cats. Spay and neuter the r esponsible solution. CATS ANGELS Dina is a laid-back, friendly and sweet bulldog mix who wants to love you for a life time! She has a gorgeous black coat that glistens in the sun, and beautiful, soulful brown eyes. She has a mellow disposition, and loves atten tion. She likes to do her business outside, so if she s not already housetrained she should be easy to train. She s about two years old, and about 80 pounds of pure love. She likes to play and it would be great if she could be adopted to a home with a fenced yard. When she was rescued she had heartworms, but her treatment is over now and shes heartworm-free and ready for adoption. She knows how to sit and loves to shake hands and be your friend! She gets along well with some dogs but not oth ers for one thing, because of her size, some other dogs can find her intimidating. Please bring your family and pets over for a meet-and-greet! Dina is named for Fer nandina, and she s a tr ue rescue dog and a real beauty. Y ou can give her a new life! Katherine is a ver y special member of our family, and wed love for her to become a beloved member of yours! Shes a Domestic Short Hair dilute calico or tortoiseshell beauty She loves attention but also likes to do her own thing. W e think shed be a great companion for any cat lover Katherine came to us 5 years ago this month, when she was only about a year old, so she has spent most of her life in our cattery. Shes an alpha cat and while she gets along with the other cats her e, she does let them know shes the boss, and she likes af fection on her own terms. Shes very intelligent and aler t, and we know she would love a home to call her own, and a person or family she could have all to herself. If youre a cat lover, you can make a huge dif fer ence in the life of a very nice cat who we all love very much. Please come meet her! You can find information on all of our adoptable dogs and cats on our website, NassauHumaneSociety .com, and many of them have videos too. Our adoption cen ter at 671 Airpor t Road is open 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Satur days and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays. You can call us at 321-1647, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. When you visit our website, please also r ead how you can help us complete our new animal shelter! Our shelter is under construction but we still need to meet our fundraising goal. You can help by donating $100 for an engraved brick asa gift, or as an honorarium or memorial. Please help us get 100 bricks by June 20 100 bricks in 100 days! NASSAU HUMANE SOCIETY KATHY BROOKS For the News-Leader M agical Cumberland Island will be the subject of the u pcoming April Wild Nite sponsored by Wild Amelia and the Fernandina Beach Parks and Recreation Department. This Wild Nite, the eighth i n a series of nine nature forums, will be held onT uesday, April 8 at 7 p.m. at the Peck Center Auditorium at 5 16 South 10th St. in Fernandina Beach. The featured speaker will be Cumberland Island National Seashore Chief of Interpretation and Education Maggie Tyler. The program is free and open to the public of all a ges. Cumberland Island, Ga., j ust north of Amelia Island, was once slated for development like many other barrier islands. Yet the descendants of the Carnegie family, Lucy Ferguson in particular, did not let that happen. Instead, C umberland has become a national park and will remain s o. Future generations will be able to enjoy the canopy of huge live oaks, the wild horses, the birds and the pristine b eaches of Cumberland as we can now. Tyler will discuss the visitor experience and the allure of Cumberland Island, where visitors are counted and limited each day. Cumberland Island is a special, mystical place and one of the wild places that has been and will be preserved fore ver. 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness A ct, and Tyler will also speak about the National Park Services role in managing thew ilderness on Cumberland. W ith 15 years experience w orking with and for the N ational Park Service across a wide range of disciplines, Tyler also worked in Cultural Resource Management as an archaeologist on projects across the Midwest and Southeast. She holds a B.A. in a nthropology from the University of Cincinnati and an M .A. from the University of South Carolina. She currently lives in Georgia with her hus-b and. T he eighth annual Wild A melia Nature Festival, slated f or May 16-18 at venues on and around Amelia Island, is the culmination of Wild Amelias year-round educational efforts. Wild Amelia is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve our natu ral treasures through education. Wild Nites are a part of t hat educational effort. Come learn about the Magic of Cumberland Islando n April 8. For more informat ion about the upcoming Wild A melia Nature Festival, visit w ww.wildamelia.com or visit Wild Amelia on Facebook. Cumberland Island next Wild Nite topic PHOTO BY KATHY BROOKS/FOR THE NEWS-LEADER The magnificent canopy of live oaks and the wilderness areas are part of the magic of Cumberland Island; learn more at the April 8 Wild Nite sponsored by Wild Amelia. This handsome dogs name is Monk. He is a 4-yearold Treeing Walker C oonhound and weighs 44 pounds. Monk has a beautiful w hite coat with tan spots on his body and tan ears. Monk is an owner surrender. His previous owners were no longer able to care for him, to n o fault of his own. He is a sweet dog that loves people a nd attention. Monk comes across as a little shy so he d oesnt stand out like some of his roommates. Monk is neutered, has a one-year rabies vaccine, a microchip and all his boosters. U nfortunately he is heartworm positive but dont let t hat deter you. We have financial assist ance to help pay for treatment. To see Monk in action, go to www.nassaucountyfl. com or www.petfinder.com. To see him in person, come to the Nassau County Animal Services, 86078 License Road, Y ulee, 491-7440, Tuesday through Friday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and closed Sundays and Mondays. NASSAU COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES HOME & GARDEN BRIEFS G G a a r r d d e e n n S S o o c c i i a a l l F ernandina Mulch & S tone, on A1A just west of t he Shave Bridge, will hold its 2014 Spring Gar d en Social on April 3 fr om 4-5:30 p.m. The free event will feature guest speaker Rebecca Jor di, extension dir ector for Nassau County and a U F/IFAS (Institute of Food a nd Agricultur e Science) fac u lty member Jor di will dis cuss proper tree planting and how to best r e cuperate fr o m winter and get ready for spring. Mike Brown and his Batch 501 team will pr ovide mouth-watering bites and feature Batch 501s bloody Mar y cocktail drink mix. F er nandina Mulch and Stone will also give away door prizes. Register online at www .fer n andinamulch.com. W W i i l l d d A A m m e e l l i i a a e e v v e e n n t t s s Wild Amelia is now accepting online registrations for the Natur e Photog raphy Classes and Ecotours of the eighth annual Wild Amelia Natur e Festival, set for May 16-18 at venues on and around Amelia Island. One of the photo workshops will be a Behind the Scenes Photo Oppor tunity at the Jacksonville Zoo andG ardens. For a description of the classes, instructors and locations, visit wildamelia.com or call Dawna Moore, class coor dinator at 556-4880. Entries are being accepted for the sixth annual Wild Amelia Natur e Photography Contest to recognize outstanding photography that celebrates the natural land scapes of Amelia Island. The contest is open to adults and children, beginning and advanced photographers. Deadline is April 4. Cash prizes will be awar ded; win ning images may be included in the 2015 Wild Amelia calendar View the rules and download entr y forms at www. wildamelia.com. Winners will be announced at 3:30 p.m. May 17 at the AtlanticA venue Recr eation Center during the Wild Amelia Nature Festival. Entry forms also ar e available at the For t Clinch Visitor Center, Atlantic A venue Recreation Center office and all Wild Amelia Wild Nites. G G a a r r r r i i s s o o n n e e v v e e n n t t Fort Clinch State Park will host a Union Gar rison event fr om 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 5 and 9 a.m.-noon April 6. Interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, mar ching drills, cook ing and daily activities. Fees include $6 per vehicle park entrance fee plus $2 per person fort admission. For information, contact the park at 277-7274 or visit www.Florida StateParks.or g. P P l l a a n n t t c c l l i i n n i i c c On April 7 fr om 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Extension Director/ Horticulture Agent Rebecca Jordi will conduct a Plant C linic. All county residents a re invited to bring plant s amples showing problems in their landscapes. Problems will be identified and solutions offered for correction. There is no fee for this service. For information call 879-1019. Master Gar deners a re on phone duty Fridays, at 4 91-7340. E E g g a a n n s s C C r r e e e e k k w w a a l l k k W alkin Nassau will host a walk along the Egans Creek Greenway on April 12. Meet at 10 a.m. to sign in at the Sadler Road Residence Innp arking lot near the Greenw ay entrance. For informat ion and to confir m par ticipa tion, contact Jane Bailey at email@example.com or 261-9884. E E a a r r t t h h D D a a y y c c l l e e a a n n u u p p Fort Clinch State Park, 2 601 Atlantic Ave., will host a l ar ge-scale beach cleanup e f f or t in honor of Ear th Day on April 19 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. V isitors ar e invited to help beautify the beaches by r emoving trash and debris along the Atlantic Ocean and C umberland Sound shorel ines. Bags and gloves will be p r o vided. The Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch group will meet at 8 a.m. at the Dolphin Street lot at Main Beach. TheW ild Amelia Nature Festival group will meet at 11 a.m. at the fort parking lot. Park e ntrance fees waived for part icipants. For infor mation contact the park at 277-7274 or visit www.FloridaState Parks.or g. P P l l a a n n t t c c l l i i n n i i c c On April 21 from 10 a.m.2 p.m., Extension Director/ Horticulture Agent Rebecca Jor di will conduct a Plant Clinic. All county residents are invited to bring plant samples showing pr oblems in their landscapes. Problems will be identified and solutions offered for cor-r ection. Ther e is no fee for this service. For information call 879-1019. B B u u t t t t e e r r f f l l y y r r e e l l e e a a s s e e James Loper, landscape designer and owner of Reflections of Nature Garden Center at 3030 S. Eighth St., will give a brief talk about the different types of Florida native and Florida-friendly plants to attract butter flies at 10 a.m. April 26 at the center. Following the talk, butterflies will be released into the garden. This free event. Call 225-9915 or 491-8684. G G a a r r d d e e n n n n e e w w s s l l e e t t t t e e r r Nassau County Extension is of fering a bi-monthly enewsletter for gar deners and homeowners. Horticulture News is free and will be emailed blind copy every other month. Your email addr ess is pr otected; it is not published in the email transmission. Hor ticultur e News featur es plant and wildlife information, tips for a successful landscape and a monthly to-do list for your landscape. To sign up for the newsletter, see: http://nassau.ifas.ufl.edu/hor ticul ture/newsletter/newsletter.h tml, or call (904 ISLAND MARKETS Spring is upon us and that means Ever BloomingG ardens is at the Amelia Farmers Market, held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday at the Spa and Shops of the A melia Island Plantation Resort. As a third-generation gr ower, Robert will be glad to help you pick out the perfect plants to fit all of your landscape needs. Choosef r om beautiful flowering p lants including gardenia b ushes, hibiscus, bedding flowers, shrimp plants and mor e. Since Rober t propagates most of his own plants he is a very knowledgeable sour ce for what does and does not gr ow w ell her e on the island. He a lso is one of the longest t enured vendors, serving customers on the island since 2007. Devis Indian Cuisine is the markets newest vendor with a wide ar ray of authentic Indian foods. P opular products include d hal-puri and dhokla, a vege t arian baked good made from rice and chick peas. Another is her Garlic Naan, a leavened type of flatbread great for pizzas, sandwiches or dipping in olive oil. Devis also offers Mung Beans pr o uts, which help lower c holesterol, are high in prot ein and have a low glycemic index. Also at the market April 5 will be Goodness Snow s chocolates. Goodness Snow star ts with the finest Belgian cocoa beans that they enhance with cocoa butter. They offer a wide variety of products, including chocolate dipped fr uit and choco late bars, unique chocolate tr uffles and different flavors of chocolate bark. Stop by for samples! Fresh Jax is all about big flavor with a healthy twist. All products are made with USDA organic ingr edients and never chemicals or preservatives. Their line includes ener gy bars, hot sauces, spice blends, trail mixes, mustards, dressings, breads, cookies, granola, pesto and more. Right out of the oven every Saturday are Spouses fr uit pastries, cinnamon buns, fruit filled cobblers, mini-pies, muf fins, sliced multi-grain and sourdough breads, focaccias, and more. Jon of Meteor Street Produce grows a lot of his own produce, and what he doesnt grow he sources fr om a handful of local farms. Every Saturday he has a variety of seasonal greens, tomatoes, ginger, garlic, onions, shallots, sweet potatoes, parsnips, fr uits and unusual heirloom produce. Get fresh herbs, starter herb plants or cuttings fr om Meteor Str eet, and try his organic teas and herbal tea blends. Sign up for the E-Mail Newsletter at www.ameliafarmersmarket.com. The Amelia Far mers Market is open every Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Shops of the Omni Amelia Island Plantation. No pets, please. Call 4914872 or visit www.ameliafarmersmarket.com. T he quiet historic streets of downtown Fernandina B each come alive on Saturday mornings at the F ernandina Beach Market Place, open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on North Seventh Street. In one moment you smell the sweet fragrance of kettle corn, and the next moment your senses ar e t eased with the scent of f resh garlic from the pasta v endor, or perhaps Alexs Russian sourdough bread. Laughter and chatter soon fill the air as the community gathers in the market to shop for fr esh lettuce, sea sonal pr oduce, tasty jams, d elicious pastries, local h oney and mor e. O ne vendor, Seven Trees Nursery, has brought succulents, per ennials and annuals to the Fernandina Beach Market Place every Satur day Though it may not be obvious, this gentle cou p le on the verge of retirem ent have lived life as an a dventure, including raising their family at sea for seven years when their childr en were young. Jan and Ina Zevenblooms children came aboard the Joma, a general cargo shipt hat car r ied automobiles and f ood to Nassau, and r eturned with rum and winter vegetables, when they each turned three months old. For seven years the chil dr en, Stephen and Ingrid, played among the hatches and found rope ladders to climb, making up for the sand boxes and monkey bars left to the children who lived on land. Ina and her husband always dr eamed of owning a home and growing flowers, and their dream came true many years ago when they fell in love with a piece of property in Black Hammock. The spacious decks ar ound their home offer perfect conditions for ficus tr ees and hanging pots of cascading cactus. Garden hoses wrap around the porches to adequately water the variegated schefflera and large split leaf philodendrons. Gr eenhouses pr otect the del icate plants in the winter while per mitting an ample flow of air and sunlight for optimum growth. Outside youll find lines supporting the oversized staghorn ferns and pots of transplanted citrus trees. The lush space that embraces the Zevenblooms home is now filled with tropical landscaping as it once was surrounded by the Caribbean Sea. Meet the Zevenblooms and check out the lovely plants they bring each week; or intr oduce yourself to any of the nearly 40 vendors who have become family at the friendly farmers market located on North Seventh Street, open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ever y Satur day rain or shine. The market will be closed May 3, the Satur day of the Shrimp Festival. V isit FernandinaBeachMarketPla ce.com or call 557-8229. APUBLICSERVICEANNOUNCMENT BYTHENEWS-LEADER
life comedy, set in Texas, is w ritten by award-winning playwright Lee Blessing.P erformances are at 8 p.m. on April 10-12, 17-19, 22-24 and at 2 p.m. on April 13 on the main stage at 207 Cedar St. Adult tickets are $20; student tickets through college are $10 and may be purc hased at ameliacommunitytheatre.org or by calling 2616 749. S S w w i i n n g g i i n n g g o o n n a a S S t t a a r r The GFWC Womans Club of Fernandina Beach invites you to join them for Swinging on a Star: An Evening of O scar Winning Songs presented by the Voices of A melia Musical Playhouse on April 11 at the Womans Club of Fernandina Beach, 201 Jean LaFitte Blvd. Enjoy heavy hors doeuvres with wine starting at 7 p.m. and the performance at 8 p.m. C ocktail attire. Tickets are $75 per person. Proceeds benefit t he clubs scholarships for high school girls and library funds for Nassau County schools. Contact Carolyn G uerrin at 261-8356 or cguerr firstname.lastname@example.org. S S t t o o r r y y & & S S o o n n g g Don Henry and Jon Vezner have written dozens of songs together even winning a Grammy Award for one but have had separate careersu ntil now. Their new duo, The D on Juans, backed by cellist J eff Gilkinson, will perform at the next Evening of Story & Song, the popular concert series presented by First Coast Community Bank and hosted by Mark & Donna PazK aufman, on Saturday, April 1 2 at 7:30 p.m. Open seating b egins at 6:45 p.m. at Burns Hall, St. Peters Episcopal Parish at Atlantic Avenue and Ninth St. Reservations are suggested: (904 eveningofstoryandsong@gma il.com. S S w w i i n n g g i i n n t t o o S S p p r r i i n n g g T he Fernandina Beach High School Jazz and Symphonic bands will hold their Swing into Spring fundraiser on April 12 at 6 p.m. in the multi-purpose r oom at 435 Citrona Drive. Tickets are $15 and include d inner, entertainment by the bands and one entry for a drawing. The grand-prize is a Samsung 43-inch plasma TV. E xtra tickets for the drawing are $5 each. Also enjoy a silent auction. For tickets and information contact Teresa Wilson, BPAv ice president, at email@example.com or 2063 088. Tickets must be purc hased in advance. The Band P arent Association is still accepting silent auction donations and the purchase of ad space in the program. The FBHS BPAis a nonprofito rganization and all donations are tax deductible. Proceeds w ill support all FBHS bands. THIS WEEK R R e e u u n n i i o o n n s s A reunion for students a ttending Y ulee High School r eunion from 1941 to 1965 will be held on April 26 in the home of Richard W i lson in north Jacksonville. Social hour begins at 4 p.m. with enter tainment by John Springer Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Ticket cost is $15 per person.T ickets are available at S outheastern Bank in Yulee or by mail from Dalia Talbird, 86630 Pages Dairy Road,Y ulee, FL 3 2097. For more information call 225-5718. The FBHS Class of 1984 will hold their 30-year class reunion on June 20 and 21. The Friday night event is a two-hour sunset cruise on Amelia River Cruises. Purchase tickets at a meliarivercruises.com for the 7 p.m. twilight BYOB cruise. T ickets are $28 per person. The Saturday event is a full dinner with a DJ and dancing at The Womans Club. Tickets a re $55 per person until April 15, and then $60 per person until June 1. Please mail deposits of $25 per person made payable to FBHS Classo f 1984 to Teresa Wilson, P.O. Box 16913, Fernandina B each, FL32035. T he Fernandina Beach High School Class of 1979 will hold its 35th reunion June 2729, with the theme: Pirates Midsummer Dream. Cost is$ 25 per person and $40 per couple. Additional details will s oon be available. Send c heck or money order to C lass of 1979 35th year Reunion, P.O. Box 16234, Fernandina Beach, FL 3 2034. B B i i n n g g o o T T h h u u r r s s d d a a y y s s The public is invited to play bingo every Thursday at the Legion, 626 S. Third St.,F ernandina Beach, in the l arge smoke-free meeting hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and early bird games start at 6:05 p.m., with regular play begin ning promptly at 6:30 p.m. The bingo session is nine games for $20, with multiple jackpots paid out. For questions email p firstname.lastname@example.org. Proceeds support programs sponsored by the A merican Legion. L L e e g g i i o o n n d d i i n n n n e e r r s s The American Legion Post 54, corner of Third and Gum streets in downtownF ernandina Beach, holds a steak night the third Saturday of each month from 5-7 p.m. Donation is $12 for a steak cooked to order potato, corn on the cob, roll and a salad. Call 261-7900 for information. The American Legion Auxiliary holds a dinner the second Saturday of each month at the Post. Donation is $8 for a pork loin dinner with two vegetable sides and bread. Call 261-7900 for information. L L a a p p t t o o p p c c l l a a s s s s A Beginner Laptop Workshop will be held in April at the Council On Aging East Nassau, 1367 South 18th St., Fernandina Beach for people interested in learning the basics of their computers. Jan C ote-Merow, Computer Coach, is the instructor. She h as been teaching private and group computer lessons on Amelia Island for 10 years. The cost of each session is a donation of $10 to Council on Aging, a 501.c3 not-for-profit charity. Call Jan at 583-2870 f or dates and registration information. S S o o u u n n d d s s o o n n C C e e n n t t r r e e The Historic Fernandina Beach Association (downtown merchants) announces something different for the kick-off of this seasons Sounds On Centre concert series downtown. The first concert will be A pril 4, 6-8 p.m. at the corner of Centre and Second streets, featuring the Honey Badgers Band with an all Beatles show. Bring your chair, dancing shoes and the family to enjoy great songs from perhaps the best-known band of all time. C ome early to get a good spot. The concert series is sponsored by a long list of local firms dedicated to the enrichment of downtown. The t heme this season is Keepin I t Local. C C u u b b a a n n r r e e v v o o l l u u t t i i o o n n The A melia Island Museum of History invites you to a special presentation with Dr Berta Arias on April 4 at 6 p.m. This is the first of a two-p art series, in which Arias will d iscuss the causes and e vents leading up to the Cuban Revolution, and explore the role that Fernandina played in the struggle. Arias is the author of Mango Rain, a novel of dis c overy passion and intrigue a s twin sisters separated at t he beginning of the revolution as infants find each other as adults. The novel explores what it means to live on either side of the political and emotionally charged divide that has existed between the U.S.a nd Cuba for over half a cen t ury. T his program is free for members with a suggested donation of $5 for nonmembers. Seating is first-come, first-served. For information contact Gray at 261-7378, ext. 102, or gray@ameliamuse u m.org. B B o o w w l l f f o o r r k k i i d d s s Help Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida at the Bowl for KidsSake event April 5 at noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. and April 12 at 3 p.m., 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. at Batt Family Fun Center, 1838 CassatA ve., Jacksonville. Say thank y ou to the volunteers who help children at risk while rais ing funds to help local children who benefit from the Big/Little program. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida is a men toring movement that connects caring, encouraging adult mentors with children from low-income, single family homes or in homes that other wise impede the childs ability to succeed. Sign up at www.bbbsnefl.org/bowling. Contact Dawn Robbins, manager of special events, at email@example.com or (904 B B a a l l l l e e t t b b o o o o t t c c a a m m p p An open house for Ballet Boot Camp will be held April 5 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the McArthur Family YMCA. The first Ballet Boot Camp is April 19, with workshops for ages three and up, beginner through advanced at the YMCA, 1915 Citrona Drive, Fernandina Beach. Call 2611080. Registration fee for the three workshops, one each in April, May and June is $40. For information contact Kezia Rolle, director for the Amelia Island Center of the Arts, at 355-5551 or firstname.lastname@example.org. B B l l o o o o d d d d r r i i v v e e The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 54 will host a blood drive on April 5 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Post, 626 S. Third St. The blood drive will be held in the meeting hall and all donors will receive a $1 off coupon towards the S.A.L. fish fry being held that day from 5-7 p.m. Fish dinners are an $8 donation and include two sides, carry out available. All proceeds benefit veterans and the community M M o o d d e e l l s s a a i i l l Aradio controlled model boat fun sail and exhibition will be held April 5 from 10 a.m. to noon at Amelia Island Plantation. All model boats welcome, working or static, f inished or not, except gas powered. Spectators, includ-i ng supervised children, especially welcome. Contact Hal M ather at 261-6420 for details and to arrange for a pass at the security gate. NEXT WEEK S S i i n n g g i i n n g g q q u u i i l l t t e e r r Singer/songwriter Cathy Miller will present a program of music and quilts at the A melia Island Quilt Guild meeting April 8 at 7 p.m. Millera nd her husband, John Bunge, travel the world singi ng for quilting events and she is known as The Singing Quilter. Millers quilts have won awards and have been exhibi ted internationally. She received a Best of Show att he 2000 Freds Pass Rural Show in the Northern Territory o f Australia for Bali Stars. In 2011 Insanity, her miniature quilt made of 1/4-inch hexagons, was accepted into the Houston Quilt Festival World o f Beauty show. Visit www.singingquilter.com. T he quilt guild meets the second Tuesday of the month a t the Womans Club, 201 Jean LaFitte Ave. Programs are free and open to the public. Contact info@aiquilters. com for information. C C o o t t i i l l l l i i o o n n r r e e c c e e p p t t i i o o n n The National League of Junior Cotillions Nassau County Chapter will host a p arentsreception and registration for the 2014-15 season o n April 8 at 7 p.m. at the Amelia Island Museum of H istory, 233 S. Third St., Fernandina Beach. The National League of Junior Cotillions is an etiquette and social dance train-i ng program that involves thousands of students nationw ide. For information regardi ng the program, call Lynn D empsey director of the local Junior Cotillion, at (904 2916 or email lynn.dempsey @nljc.com. J J u u s s t t F F r r i i e e n n d d s s d d i i n n n n e e r r If you are single and over t he age of 55, the Just Friends C lub monthly dinner is sched u led for A pril 8. It is free to join this invitation only club. Call 321-1 1 1 6. N N e e w w c c o o m m e e r r s s c c o o f f f f e e e e The Newcomers Club of Amelia Island will host itsm onthly coffee on April 10. W omen interested in joining t he club and who reside in Nassau County (no matter how long they have lived here) are welcome to attend. For further information contact Lucy Bryan at (90419 or Lcybryn@sonic.net or visitw ww.newcomersofameliaisl and.com. A A C C T T a a u u d d i i t t i i o o n n s s Amelia Community Theatre will hold auditions for the comedy The Foreigner from 1-5 p.m. on April 12 at 207 Cedar St. Five men (one c an be a teen) and two w omen are needed for the c ast. The show is directed by Fran Hindsley and perform ances are between June 1228. For more information, visit www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org or call 261-6749. A A r r t t i i s s t t s s B B o o o o k k s s w w o o r r k k s s h h o o p p ALongstitch Artist Sketchbooks with Painted Covers workshop will be held on April 12 at the Island Arts Education Center, 18 N. Second St., from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Make a multi-signature journal with your own painting on the cover: and something new: a recycled box cover as well. The binding is exposed stitch binding, also known as longstitch, with its decorative pattern on the spine. Needles, bookbinding thread of a variety of colors, beads, cutting tools, paper and paint are part of the fee of $75. For information, contact Eliza Holliday at email@example.com or 5562517. COMING UP P P l l a a y y h h o o u u s s e e a a u u d d i i t t i i o o n n s s Amelia Musical Playhouse, Amelia Islands newest theater at 1955 Island Walkway, will hold auditions for Stephen Sondheims Tony Award-winning musical, Sweeney Todd. Auditions are April 13 at 1 p.m. and April 14 at 6 p.m. Performances are Oct. 9-11, 17, 18, 24-26, 31 and Nov. 1. Auditions are early to permit weekly rehearsals due to the complexity of the music. Roles are for males and females, ages 15 to 60. For information visit Facebook and www.ameliamusicalplayhouse.com. T o schedule a private audition if you cant make the dates above, email firstname.lastname@example.org before April 13. SPECIAL EVENTS B B o o o o k k s s a a l l e e Friends of the Fernandina Beach Library Book Sale will b e held April 3-5 in the Peck Center gym, 516 South 10thS t., offering some 20,000 books in dozens of categories, C Ds, DVDs, audio and childrens items, most priced from 50 cents to $2. Proceeds support the Fernandina Beach library. T he preview party is April 3 from 5-7 p.m. for FOLmemb ers only. Non-members may join at the door. Public hours a re April 4, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. and April 5, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. For questions regarding donations contact Annie Sparkle at 310-9290. B B e e n n e e f f i i t t r r i i d d e e R ide with the Sheriff on April 5 in the inaugural M otorcycle Ride to benefit Ark of Nassau. The escorted ride will begin and end at Ark, US 17 and Hamilton Street in Yulee. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. Kickstands up at 10:30 a.m. Donation is $35 per driver/$15 per passenger. Lunch is included. Lunch for non-riders is a $10 donation. Enjoy live music, food, prizes and a r affle to win a Harley Davidson m otorcycle. Register by calling C andy Holloway at Ark of Nassau, 225-9355 or email email@example.com. Make checks payable to Ark of Nassau and mail to 86051 Hamilton St., Yulee, FL32097. Ark of Nassau supports a dults with developmental disa bilities with educational train i ng programs, transportation and employment opportunities. NCSO Charities will share in the proceeds of this event and at the end of the year the Nassau County Sheriffs Office provides aC hristmas shopping experie nce for local children in need. A A C C T T c c o o m m e e d d y y T i ckets are on sale at Amelia Community Theatre for Nice People Dancing to Good Country Music. This slice of P EOPLE & P LACES 6B W EDNESDAY A PRIL 2, 2014 AROUND TOWN News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Fill in the squares so that ea ch r o w column and 3-by-3 box c ont ain the numbers 1 through 9. Solution will appear in the F rida y B-section. Friday Mar ch 28 Solution Green Film Fest Fernandina Little Theatre, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council, North Florida Chapter and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, presents the Green Carpet film s eries designed to examine environmental issues and foster dialogue about sustainability. The critically acclaimed and a ward-winning documentary films will be shown at the Fernandina Little Theatre, 1014 Beech St., once a week at 7:30 p .m., concluding on Earth Day, April 22. Remaining films are: Dive! Tuesday, April 8 this multi award-winning documentary follows filmmaker Jeremy Selfert and friends as they Dumpster dive in garbage receptacles of Los Angeles supermarkets. Tapped Tuesday, April 15 looks at the big business o f bottled water, and how it has bamboozled the public and damaged our Earth. Gasland Part II Tuesday, April 22 an in-depth examination of the dangers of fracking, now occurring on a global level in 32 countries worldwide. Individual screenings are $6. Tickets are available at The UPS Store in the Fernandina Beach Publix shopping center. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the U.S. Green Building Council, North Florida Chapter. Visit ameliaflt.org. PUZZLE 03.26 THE TWENTIES ACROSS 1. Hidden, also lost in French 6. ___ and flow 9. Beehive basket 13. Private Parts author 14. ___ v. Wade 15. The Great Muppet 16. _____ peak 17. ___-Wan Kenobi 18. Bedazzle, e.g. 19. *The Jazz Singer and such 21. Honeymoon, e.g. 23. Finale 24. RPMs 25. Electric guitar hookup 28. *Art ____ 30. Kindle editions 35. Figure of wor ship 37. Margaret behind sexual revolution 39. *Flashy ocean ride in The Great Gatsby 40. *This biscuit was renamed a sandwich cookie in 1921 41. Supplemented 43. Salty drop 44. Chronic disease in homeopathy 46. Pitcher with handle and spout for pouring 47. Maori war dance 48. ______ weight in boxing 50. Actor Sandler 52. Frostiness 53. To fix, as in cat 55. Bygone bird 57. *Musical name for the 1920s 61. *Return to Normalcy President 65. Architectural projection 66. Wow! 68. Cowboy sport 69. Female gossip 70. Feeling of anger 71. Corpulent 72. *The Foresyte ____ 73. Down in the dumps 74. Adam and Mae DOWN 1. Attention grabber 2. T allest volcano in Europe 3. Movie roll 4. *Famous Chicago hotel, opened in 1920 5. Uncharitable or cruel 6. Son of Aphrodite 7. *Roaring Twenties hairstyle 8. Neutral shade 9. *Bib-Label Lithiated LemonLime ____, a.k.a. Up 10. Be aware of a fact 11. Poet Pound 12. Childs dream gift? 15. *Fitzgeralds famous character 20. Swelling 22. Adams partner 24. *Route 66, e.g. 25. Mushroom cloud maker 26. Journalist Shriver 27. Song of joy 29. Relinquish or abandon 31. The Hippocratic ____ 32. *Lindberghs first solo crossing of Atlantic ____ 33. Popular pant style for men 34. Seatbelt 36. *Like Hemingways generation 38. Owners acquisition 42. _____ queen 45. Indian spice mix 49. Auto unit 51. The next day 54. Breastplate 56. Sun-dried brick 57. Pleasures 58. Domain 59. Pizzazz 60. Actress ___Jones 61. Pay attention 62. Bad day for Caesar 63. Home on a limb 64. What ____ around comes around 67. *Babe Ruth, star of the LiveBall ___
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Call (904 105 Public Notice ALL REAL ESTATE Advertised Herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or the intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination. The News-Leader will not knowingly accept an y advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings adv ertised are a v ailable on an equal opportunity basis. If you believe that you may have been discriminated against in c onnection with the sale, rental or f inancing of housing, call the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development HUD 1(800 the hearing impaired 1(800 9275. EMPLOYMENT 201 Help Wanted EXPERIENCED OTR FLATBED DRIVERSearn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to qualified drivers. Home most weekends. (843 / www .bulldoghiw a y .com EOE. ANF EXPERIENCED A/C INSTALLER Clean driving record. Drug free. Email r esume to Ameliaair@comcast.net or c all (904 REGIONAL DRIVERS Get home ev e ry week + ex cellent benefits. CDL -A req. 888-362-8608. Students check out the New Pay Increase! Apply at A v e rittCareers.com. Equal Opportunit y Employer. ANF P/T COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT Activ e communit y association seeks ex cellent writer/editor to assist with content for a wide range of communications, e.g., reports on communit y meetings and events, weekly and monthly news to members, website updates. Proficien y in MS W ord and Publisher required. Experience with business-oriented social media mark eting a plus. Appro x imately 10 hours per week. Send resume to Barbara Trapp, AIPCA, P.O. Box 15729, F ernandina Beach, FL 32035 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Equal Opportunit y Emplo y er 2 01 Help Wanted DENTAL HYGIENIST A friendly local family dental practice is looking for an energetic part-time dental hygienist. F lorida RDH required. Send resume to: email@example.com or Amelia Gentle Dentistry, 1699 S. 14thS t. #21, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 THE GOLF CLUBat North Hampton is looking for a part-time Golf Shop A ssistant, Grille Server and Kitchen Attendant. Apply at the Golf Pro Shop. No phone calls please. Some golf or prior food & beverage experience preferred. 22680 North Hampton Club Way, Yulee. HEATING & AIRConditioning Technician Training Fast track, hands on, national certificationp rogram. Lifetime job placement. VA b enefits eligible. 1-877-994-9904. ANF ASSISTANT to long term rental manager for a real estate company. Experience preferred. Email resume: firstname.lastname@example.org ARTISTIC FLORIST is now i nterviewing for Part-Time Delivery Drivers and Set Ups Crew. Weekdays and Weekend late night schedule a v ailable. Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. Must have a clean driving r ecord and valid driver's license. Strong Organizational skills are needed. Please apply in person ready to be interviewed. Do not call to prei nterview. 1430 Park Avenue, F ernandina Beach DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW L earn to drive for US Xpress! Earn $ 700/wk. No experience needed. Local C DL training. Job ready in 15 days. 1888-368-1964. ANF H IRING ALL POSITIONS Full or p art-time. Turner Ace Hardware (904 261-5270. REGIONAL MEDIA COMPANY is looking for an Advertising Salesperson. Ideal candidate will be a self -starter with a pro v en record of successful advertising sales. Competitive salary with benefits package. Submit resume t o: H.R., P.O. Box 16766-B, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035. CDL-A TEAM OWNER OPERATORS $2500 lease incentive! Team dedicated r outes. Great rev enue & regular weekly h ome time! (888 I ndustries, nfipartners.com ANF PEDIATRIC OFFICE in Fernandina Beach hiring Referral Coordinator. Must have experience. Part-time hours. Fax resume to (904 PART-TIME OPPORTUNITYfor upbeat customer service driven individual with retail experience, natur a l foods knowledge, and a passion for health y living. Send resume to: email@example.com or fax to (904 v ailable at Nassau Health F oods. RECEPTIONIST POSITION available in busy animal hospital. We are adding to our client service staff and are looking for a polished professional multi-tasker who loves to engage with pets and their owners. W e are seeking a motiv ated individual with ex e mplary organizational skills. Veterinary experie nce is not required, but is a plus. Applicants will be expected to learn and discuss basic v e terinary products and procedures. No phone inquiries. Please bring in resume. Laurel Oaks Animal Hospital, 5775 Laurel Island Parkway, Kingsland, GA 31548. BOAT, MOTOR & TRAILER Lik e new Motor: 100 hr, Trailer: All new tires, rims, bearing, etc. Custom T top, M any extras. (904 2 01 Help Wanted TEACHER Miss Kates Pre-K now interviewing career-oriented individuals for M-F shifts. Early childhood experie nce and/or education preferred. Send resume to misskatesprek@y ahoo .com B USY LADYS BOUTIQUEin the Omni Plantation Resort is looking for an experienced part-time salesperson. Please email your resume to: k ok firstname.lastname@example.org or call the s tore at (904 REAL ESTATE COMPANY now hiring housekeepers. Best pay on Amelia and f lexible schedules. Saturdays mandatory. (904 THE SURF RESTAURANT is now hiring for all positions including front of the house management & kitc hen management. Accepting applications Mon-Fri, 11am-5pm. 3199 S. Fletcher Ave. RN/LPN for part time position. Need s omeone with health care background t o do assessments, counseling, & marketing. Contact Anita (904 HAMPTON INN at the Beach a ccepting applications for room a ttendants. Apply online at www.imichotels.com. YOGA TEACHER WANTED Amelia Island Yoga Studio. Please call (904 335-0539. NOW HIRING Multiple Positions in B akery Apply 2-4pm, Great Harv est Bread Company, 14th Street & Sadler Road. No phone calls please. DENTAL HYGIENIST NEEDED for Fernandina Beach general practice. Experience preferred. Digital X-Rays, Dentrix. Benefits, Vacation and 401k. Great office. Please email resume to: f email@example.com or fax to (904 2 61-8181 ADVANCE REHAB in F ernandina Beach is looking for a part-time Physical Therapy Aide. Applicants should possess the following attributes/ skills: Enthusiastic, organiz ed, customer service oriented, & have the ability to multi-task. 25-30 hrs/week with no weekends. Please fax resume to 261-5852 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org Earn $$$ Helping MDs! Process medical claims from home. Call the F ederal Trade Commission to find out how to spot medical billing scams. 1 (877TC-HELP. A message from the News-Leader and the FTC. 2 01 Help Wanted O N-SITE NEW HOME SALES F ernandina Beach Golf Community Seeking a skilled sales professional to promote amenities, lifestyle a nd luxury homes. E xcellent career opportunity. Generous compensation & benefit package. S end resume to: n email@example.com E OE/ DFWP LANDSCAPE Martex Services is hiring landscape maintenance andi nstallation crew members. Must be h ard-working and capable of working outdoors in all weather conditions. This is a full-time position, Monday Friday. Experience preferred. Pleasea pply in person at 1417 Avery Road, F ernandina Beach. RESIDENTIAL CLEANING Must h ave experience, with references. Mon-Sat. Background requirements a must. Kathy (229 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN NEEDED Apartment experience a must. A pply at Marsh Cove-Somerset, 123 Hirth Rd., Fernandina Beach or fax resume (904 LANDSCAPE INSTALLER NEEDED M ust be a motivated person with 1 y ear experience or more with Landscape Installation. 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FEMALE CONTRACTOR LOOKING FOR ANY WORK Everything! Sweat equity, DIY. Fully licensed, insured. (904 207 Business O pportunities NASSAU COUNTY LEGAL LICENSE F OR SALE Call (904 E DUCATION 3 01 Schools & Instruction AIRLINE CAREERS Begin Here Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Housing &f inancial aid for qualified students. Job p lacement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance (877 9260, www .FixJets.com ANF N URSING CAREERS Begin Here Get trained in months, not years. Small classes, no waiting list. Financial aid for qualified students. Apply now at C entura Institute Orlando (888 3219. ANF Thefoodpantryneeds donations ofnon-perishable food items all year round. For more information, call:261-70001303 Jasmine Street, Suite 101 Fernandina B each,FL C onnecting People, Help & Hope
RENTALS 904.261.4066LASSERRER eal Estate, Inc.w ww.lasserrerealestate.comRESIDENTIAL L ONG TERM RENT ALS 3BR/2BA home on Lofton Creek 2,600 sq.ft.,dock,garage/workshop, l arge lot,gourmet kitchen,many other bonuses.$1,950/mo.Plus utilit ies. 2491 Captain Hook Drive 3br 2ba $ 1,500 + utilitiesV A C A T ION RENT A L AFFORDABLE WEEKLY/ MONTHLY 2BR/1BA Ocean-view.487 S.Fletcher. A cross the street from the beach.All util,wi-fi,TV & phone. 3BR/3BA townhome in Sandpiper L oop$1850/wk plus taxes&cleaning fee. 1801 S.Fletcher 2BR/1BA furnished Beach Cottage,monthly rental great f or extended vacations,winter rental, orlonger.Public beach access close, c all office to inspect now vacant.COMMER CIAL 13 & 15 North 3rd Street,Historic District 1500 + Sq.Ft.$2,400.00/mo. Two 800sf Office/Retail spaces,can b ejoined for one,1,600 sq ft space, AIA next to Peacock Electric $12/sq. f t +CAM & Tax Amelia Park Unit B small office (2 r ooms) with bath,576 sq.ft. $1050/mo.+ sales tax. 1839 S.8th St.adjacent to Huddle H ouse,1,800 sq.ft.$1700/mo.lease + tax.Sale also considered. 8B W EDNESDAY A PRIL 2 2014 CLASSIFIEDS News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK L OTS ATLIGHTHOUSE CIRCLEAwesome view of Egans Creek & Fort Clinch St Park Single family estate lot adjacent to historic landmark Amelia Island Lighthouse. 370+/ft on Navigable side of Egans Creek and is one of the highest elevations on the east coast. $850,000 MLS# 37069 9 6106 WADES PLACEF ormerly the Down Under Restaurant, one of F ernandina's landmark restaurants on deep water w/ dock & small craft launch. Tons of potential for this truly one-of-a-kind property with endless possibilities. Also includes large deck,"party" shed, 3 apartments and office/mgr s pace. Must see to appreciate!PROPERTYSOLD AS IS $650,000. MLS#61913 1 515 S. FLETCHER AVENUENice 3BR/2BAOcean View home, observation deck, wet bar, central atrium, and beach access across the street make this a home for entertaining! Stucco exterior, side entry garage, and unopened street on south side of lot are other features of this home. $595,000 MLS#603988 4016 ST.PAULBLVDin Lofton Oaks on large corner lot with fenced in back yard. There is additional parking in the back yard with parking pad and gated access to rear yard. Master bedroom has oversized walkin shower and a large walk-in closet. $127,000MLS#59700 SOUTH FLETCHER AVENUEPristine 75' Oceanfront lot on Amelia Island. Your chance to own one of the few remaining Oceanfront lots available on Amelia Island. Buy now for either investment or to build. $525,000 MLS#56671 CUSTOMIZED 3BR/2BAC ustomized 3 Br with a office/study, Split Bedroom, has transom windows for natural light in hallway, tinted windows in kitchen dining, custom built in shelving Granite Countertops. Garage is heated & cooled, located on thesouth end of Amelia Island, home in Golfside South with a Championship golf course short walk tob eachs, with community pool. Pool and beach access f orGolfside is located on Ritz side of road. Whole h ouse wired for security system.$ 459,000 MLS#5907086088 RHOERLAN PLACELarge undeveloped parcel on Lofton Creek, Feasibility study done in 2012shows 15 lots, 7on the creek is on file in our office. $540,000 MLS#60872 HISTORIC DISTRICT This 2784 appox. sq. ft. vintage home has been modified into 4 apartments.The largest apartment has a fireplace, hardwood floors, eat-in kitchen and has been well maintained. Rent all units or live in one and rent the others out. The property consists of 3-1br/1ba & 1-2br/1ba. $302,000 MLS#53575 86036 GRAHAM COURTLovely well maintained 3br/2ba split floor plan home in Page Hill. Excellent location to schools and shopping, with easy travel to U.S. 17, A1Aand close to I-95. French doors section off the office and dining rooms at the frontof the house, the kitchen flows into the living area separated by a counter. The porch on the back is screened-in leading to the fenced back yard. Thelot is almost an acre as the land extends beyond the fence.$190,000 MLS#61971RACHAELAVENUE 75x100lot $130,000 2.66 ACRE LOT in Nassauville, undeveloped and ready to build. Deeded Access to Rainbow Acres Boat Ramp and short distance from new county boat ramp. $149,000 MLS #57615 COMMERCIALLOT 851018 US Why 17 (zoned CG Frontage on US Highway 17. It does have a 30X20 Block Building divided into 3 separate bays with roll up doors; which need work. T ake down the building and build to suit or renovate the building to fit your business. AWESOME VIEW of Egans Creek & Ft. Clinch State Park, single family estate lot adjacent to historic landmark Amelia Island Lighthouse. 370+/ft. on navigable Egans Creek. One of the highest elevations on the east coast. Possible oceanview and/or view of downtown Fernandina Beach. Tree/top/boundary survey on file $850,000 MLS#37069 Ocean front 75 ft lot $525,000 MLS 56671 DESIRABLE 1 ACRE Lot on the South End of the Island, Beautiful trees and Estate sized lot make this a difficult to find property on Amelia, $250,000 for the Acre, or the corner 1/2acre for $139,000 and the inside 1/2 for $124,900.YULEEMINI WAREHOUSE Good opportunity to grow your own self storage facility and/or add new retail/office. 570on U.S. 17, total 3.5 acres+/-. Warehouse on approx. 2acres. $1,575,000 RESIDENTIALLOT 1323 Beech Street. 51 x 86 feet corner lot at 14th street and Beech. PRIME FRONTAGE ALONG US 17 just north of A1A, High development area in the heart of Yulee. $295,000. Owner Financing Possible. Plans for an 11,00 s.f. Professional Office Building on file. 64 ACRES along Amelia Island Parkway for a Master Planned Development R E D U C E D LOTS COMMERCIAL& DEVELOPMENT 3028S. 8th St./A1A, Fernandina Beach, FL32035www.lasserrerealestate.com firstname.lastname@example.org Think Ill let that native land agent be my guide. LASSERREREALESTATE, INC.P NOW AVAILABLE R e n t a l A s s i s t a n c e A v a i l a b l e T o Q u a l i f i e d A p p l i c a n t sCountr yside Apartments 1&2 Bedroom UnitsTues, Thurs & Fri 8 am 5 pm 1105 S. 13th Street, Fernandina Beach ( 904) 277-2103 TDD 1-800-955-8771This institution is an Equal Opportunity provider and employer (9041-40112057 S. Fletcher Ave. LONGTERMRENTALS Fernandina Beach R ealty A melia-ERA.comS. FLETCHER AVE. 1BR/1BAsmall unit. Close to beach. No Pets. $500/mo. Available now. N. FLETCHER AVE. 2BR/1BAupstairs duplex unit. Close to beach. 850 sq.ft. $875/mo. incl. water & garbage. Available 5/15/14. 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For more info call Bob Ramshaw at (904 YULEE Nice SW 2BR/1BA, $625/mo. water & sewer incl. Also, 2BR SW rent to own available, $650/mo. Water incl. (904 STATIONARY RVS for rent weekly or monthly. Call (904 AFFORDABLE LIVING Bring your R V to liv e on a campground for $425/ m o All utilities included. Ask about senior citizen special. (904 SINGLEWIDE TRAILER 2BR/1BA, family room built on, double carport, 2s torage sheds. Mutt (904 Deposit required. REAL ESTATE R ENTALS 8 51 Roommate Wanted LOCAL RETIRED WIDOW seeks same for roommate. References a must. Call (904 8 52 Mobile Homes O N ISLAND 2 /1 mobile home in park $165/wk, $675/mo + dep. Utils avail. 3/2 mobile home in park $200/wk, $795/mo. + dep. Utils avail. 261-5034 806 Waterfront Waterfront Homes & Lots Call (904 Lasserre, Realtor. 809 Lots FOR SALE BYOWNER 1+ acres in Yulee, Duane Rd. $29,000. Call (910 811 Commercial/Retail FOR THE BEST VIRTUAL TOURS in NE Florida please call us at (904 0437. We are HD360 Vtours LLC on Amelia Island. www.hd360vtours.com 817 Other Areas NEAR BOONE, NC 2+/ac tract, 350 ft of rushing streams, 3000 ft elevation, private & secluded, underg round utilities & paved roads. From only $9900. Call 1-877-717-5273 ext 91. ANF UP TO 9 ACRES from $14,900. M ountain cabin only $89,900. Access t o lake & trout stream. Views of the A tlanta skyline. 45 minutes from Northern Atlanta. Priced below developer cost. Call (888 17. ANF TENNESSEE LOG HOME SALE Sat. 4 /12 only. New 1200sf ready to finish l og cabin on 10 acres with free boat slip on 160,000 acre recreational lake. Only $89,900. Excellent financing. Call now 877-888-0267 ext 76. ANF REAL ESTATE SALES 8 02 Mobile Homes 3 BR/2BA MOBILE HOME for sale as is, on 1/2 acre. Needs a little TLC. $35,000 firm. Call (904 804 Amelia Island Homes RED TAG SALE Like new home in Isle de Mai, 658 Spanish Way East. 4BR/3BA, 2441 sq. ft., this weekend only. Price reduced to $375,000. OPEN HOUSE this Sat. & Sun. from 1-4pm or c ontact Sam Sell, Realtor, or Tina K idd, Realtor, Watson Realty Corp. (904904 3BR/2BA 2300 sq. ft., south end, gated community. $370,000. (904 8 85-2527 602 Articles for Sale TREK 100 NAVIGATOR womans 26 bicycle w/helmet & accessories, blue/ silver, great condition, $275. La-Z-Boy leather black sofa, matching ottoman, great shape, $475. Vintage vanity, oval mirror, very restorable, $85. ( 904)225-5325 FOR SALE Dewalt: 12dbl compound mitre saw, 4 & 7 angle grinders, Pasload airless framing nailer, Makita 18 volt 4-pc saw kit, 10 Delta port. table saw, 7.25 Ryobi circ saw, 1 hammer drill chip. hammer, 22 & 27 cal. ram set, 42 drum whse fans, Toro 6 .5hp lawn mower, (2 l adder, 12 volt port. car htr/cooler, Kenmore D/W, range hood, 16 cu. ft. fridge w/icemaker, 10X10 gazebo tent. Call (904 611 Home Furnishings L IKE NEW LAY-Z-BOY electronically o perated recliner chair. Beautiful Wine colored fabric. Original price $800, asking $350 (not negotiable (904. 6 18 Auctions O NLINE ONLY AUCTION Buses, tractor & equipment & more for sale! Ends April 3rd @ 7pm. Gulf Bay Auctions (251 GulfBayAuctions.com. AU3301. ANF 601 Garage Sales 601 Garage Sales PLANTATION POINT ANNUAL NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE Sat. 4/5/14 from 8am to noon. Great stuff at great prices. Dont miss it.L ocated off of A1A Coastal Hwy. ( south end of Island). HUGE YARD SALE Many, many items. Consolidating two households.E lectric grill, etc. Thurs. 4/3, Fri. 4/4, Sat. 4/5 and Fri. 4/11 & Sat. 4/12, 7am-4pm. 210 Citrona Dr. MOVING SALE 85281 Lil William Rd. F urniture, household items, toys, c lothes, baby items, commercial lawn mower. Fri. 4/4, 2-6pm & Sat. 4/5, 8am-6pm. Y ARD SALE o n Sat., 4/5, 8am until d ark. Location: New Life Church in Yulee. All proceeds will go to help local couple after husband was paralyzed in a bull riding accident. E STATE SALE 1 795 Mariners Walk, F ernandina, Thurs. 4/3 Sat. 4/5, 9am-4pm. Treasures from abroad, Armoires, beds, table, kitchenware, scarves, jewelry. M ULTI-FAMILY SALE P arkway North. Fri. 4/4 & Sat. 4/5, 8am at 4433 Bean St. Table, chairs, pictures,b ike, file cabinet, kitchen items, books, dresser, TV, & phones. F IRST TIME GARAGE SALE All h ousehold items, & lots more. Fri. 4/4 & Sat. 4/5, 8am-5pm. 506 S. 17th St. MULTIPLE UNIT ESTATE SALE!!! Antiques, hobby, art, power tools... Too m uch to list!!!! Special unit is l iquidating stock. AAAA Storage, behind Bank of America, 1830 8th St., FB. Fri. 4/4, 11am-5pm & Sat. 4/5, 9am-1pm SAT. 4/5 8am-1pm. 2075 Marlin Ct. W omens clothes 12-16, rugs, lamps, b lankets, lots & lots of household items, Disney VHS tapes & DVDs, puzzles, & more. YARD SALE Sat. 4/5 from 8am-2pm. Antiques, tools, jewelry, fishing, & much more. A1A to Blackrock Rd., 2.4 miles down on left. Look for signs.R ain cancels. 2041 OAK MARSH DR. 7am, Fri. & S at. Oak 5 dr chest, oak glass door c abinet, tools, gingerbread and mantel clocks, oak table top display case. Lots of collectibles, glass, & pottery. If rain, i n garage. Tel. (904 YARD SALE 85413 Tinya Rd. H ousehold items, tools. 8am-1pm, Fri. 4 /4 & Sat. 4/5.