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MARY MAGUIRE N e w s-Leader F F riends and neighbors tied pink ribbons Friday morning around trees and street signs along Barnwell Road in Y ulee in a gestur e of love and support for the family of 9-year-old Nicole Burling. The girl died Labor Day in a swimming pool accident at the familys home in the Fiddlers Walk subdivision. I think we all want to show Lori and the family when they go to the funeral tomor r ow a big collective hug, said Rebecca McKinney, who has lived in the neighbor hood for two years. Pink was Nicoles favorite color A group of about 10 women, many dressed in pink tops or dresses, gathered in front of the subdivision at 11 a.m. and then headed south, stopping every few feet to hang a bow Ali Ehr man said her family has lived in the neighborhood for nine years and that her 7-year-old daugh-ter Finley enjoyed many play dates over the years with Nicole. remember her riding her bicycle with training wheels, said Ehrman. Nicole was a beautiful child. Neighbor Angie Beckham said she organized the project through the Barnwell Project Facebook page. Beckham said neighbors gathered at her home the previous night to make the bows out of gauze and many yar ds of bright pink ribbon. What happened is awful, just awful, said Beckham. We are out here today to let the family see the communitys support. Theyre not alone. Beckham br ought her 10-year old daughter Chanler to help hang ribbons. Chanler attended Emma Love Har dee Elementary School in Fernandina Beach with Nicole. Earlier that morning Chanler attended a special tree planting ceremony at the school to honor Nicole. It was sad, said Chanler Chanler said her friend enjoyed cheerleading and had her first ride on a horse last Saturday when a family in the neighborhood hired a pony for a birthday party. She said it was something Nicole always want ed to do. Im glad she got to do that, she said. Chanler said she saw a rainbow the pr evious evening and considered the colorful event a message from her friend. I feel like Nicole is saying that Im in a happy place and Im watch ing over you. Dont cry email@example.com CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK News-Leader 1 6 0th year No. 73 C op yright, 2014 The News-Leader Fernandina Beach, FL Printed on 100% recycled newsprint with soy based ink. 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F F o o r r a a d d e e t t a a i i l l e e d d c c o o u u n n t t s s e e e e w w w w w w . a a m m e e l l i i a a i i s s l l a a n n d d s s e e a a t t u u r r t t l l e e w w a a t t c c h h . c c o o m m . MICHAEL PARNELL News-Leader The par e nts of a 5-month-old child were arrested Monday after investigators determined the infant had deep second-degr ee burns on his head, shoulder and bottom that were nott r e ated by medical professionals for s ix days. The parents intentionally and knowingly inflicted great bodily harm and per manent disability and most likely permanent disfigurement by (the father) bathing his child in scalding water , by neither par ent seeking med i cal tr eatment sooner and by chang i ng diapers and even by holding the i nfant while he was in gr e at pain, police said. Denzel Malik Albertie, 19, and Shawna Noel Corbett, 26, both of 1306 Hickory Terrace, Fernandina Beach, were charged with aggravated child abuse. They r emain in jail under a $100,002 bond for Albertie and $50,002 for Corbett. T he child r emains hospitalized at t he W o lfson Childr ens Hospital Burn Unit in Jacksonville after receiving surgical pr o cedur e s to tr eat the bur ns. Additional surgery is likely. The baby was given morphine for its pain. ANGELA DAUGHTRY News-Leader A public town hall meeting will be s cheduled within the next 4-6 weeks to air concerns about a Port of Fernandina proposal to transport imported coal through Fernandina Beach, state Rep. Janet Adkins said Tuesday. City officials had asked the Florida D epartment of Environmental Protection to convene a public hearing b efore approving a permit requested by Port operator Kinder Morgan to transport coal from vessels to trucks, a nd for the loading of coal to barges for temporary storage. The permit is necessary to fulfill DEP requirements for the control of particulate matter, that is, coal dust, in the environment. T oday is the deadline for public comment on the permit, and that s parked concern among the public (see Voice of the People, 7A). While we understand and appreciate the FDEP permitting process, we hear our communitys concerns and are compelled to reach out to the FDEP as a result. Is there any possibility for a public hearing or community f orum to field questions and inform the community about the activities proposed by Kinder Morgan, prior to finalization of the permit? asked Mayor Ed Boner, City Manager Joe Gerrity a nd Deputy City Manager Marshall McCrary in an email to FDEP on M onday. The answer was yes, Adkins said a fter conferring with DEP representatives Tuesday afternoon. She too has received a flood of emails from constituents concerned. The town hall meeting will provide an opportunity for people to raise t heir concerns, ask questions and get answers, Adkins said. e will focus solely on the Kinder Morgan permit for imported coal transport, and not other issues raised b y a port master plan made public recently. A dkins said details of the hearing time, date and place will be forthcomi ng. The meeting likely will be held in Fernandina, she said. Kinder Morgan spokesman Richard Wheatley said the requested permit for coal transport is not related to the controversial Port expansion p lan that was presented to the citys Planning Advisory Board in August. Approval was put on hold due to concerns of residents that live near the Port, and a subcommittee was formed t o address certain aspects of the 10year plan. A ccording to permitting language submitted by Kinder Morgan to DEP, This operation will consist of transloading inbound coal from vessels, via ship-mounted clamshell, up to possibly Port seeks to truck coal through town $1.00 PORTContinued on 3A 2 held for abusing 5-month-old child Alber t ieCorbett CHILDContinued on 3A J O H N A STRIC KLAND RUSH C ommunit y N ewspapers After months of speculation, the National Park Service announcedT uesday that the Cumberland Island f er r y will retain its departure point in S t. Marys, Ga. T he upcoming bid process had sparked conversations on both sides of the St. Marys River with some Floridians lobbying for a Fernandina Beach depar tur e point, either in addition to or in place of St. Marys. Calvin Lang has operated the ferry since January 1987 out of St. Marys. His current 10-year contract has been extended to Dec. 31. A new requirement of the contract is to operate the Lands and Legacies tours, running between five and eight r oundtrip tours up the island each day with tour guides hired by the contractor. Each trip covers almost 30 miles and lasts five to six hours. In August 2011, park staff implemented Congr ess 2004 legislation that r equir ed motorized tours of the island s north end. Nearly 4,000 people took the t our in the first year but the pr ogram did not appear to be self-sustaining by 2012. Additionally, the operator will be required to: Run the fer ry from St. Marys to Dungeness and the Sea Camp docks. Provide ferry service six times a y ear for hunters from St. Marys to P lum Or chard. Rent carts at the Sea Camp campground. The contract also authorizes the contractor to of fer limited food and beverages; provide ferry service to Plum Or chard twice a month; rent bicycles; run a charter service to Cumberland fr om St. Mar ys or Fernandina Beach for groups such as students on a field trip or a wedding party; and operate a water taxi service between St. Marys and Fer nandina. A franchise fee of at least 11 percent of the contractor s annual gross revenue will be paid to the park service, according to the prospectus. In 2013, the ferry generated $831,890 in revSt. Marys, Ga., keeps Cumberland ferry FERRYContinued on 3A Fernandina Beach businessman and former city commissioner Tim Poynter has announced plans to seek election to the Fernandina Beach City Commission in Gr oup 2. The owner of Caf Karibo and Timotis Seafood Shak, Poynter is known for his commonsense business cr edentials, cr eative pr oblem solving and genuine concern for the future of Fernandina Beach, according to his campaign announcement. He is challenging incumbent Commissioner Charlie Corbett, who seeks reelection to a second three-year term, in the Nov. 4 election. Poynter lost his reelection bid in 2012 to current Mayor Ed Boner Its time that commissioners stand up for the long-ter m interests of Fernandina, Poynter said. It s time to make sure that this special placer emains economical ly healthy, vibrant and attractive for futur e generations. It s time to invest in P oynter seeks election to city commission POYNTER Continued on 5A Poynter MARY MAGUIRE/NEWS-LEADER Friends and neighbors tie pink ribbons Friday ar o und tr e es and str eet signs along Barnwell Road in Y ulee in a gesture of love and support for the family of 9-year-old Nicole Burling, who died Labor Day in a swimming pool accident at the familys home in the Fiddlers Walk subdivision. This is to honor Nicole and show the family that neighbors car e, said Rebecca McKinney Our hear ts ar e hur ting just like theirs. Fr om left ar e McKinney Angie Beckham and Ali Ehr man. Pink ribbons for Nicole: neighbor s collective hug SUBMITTED Nicole Burling, 9, in her Pirates cheerleading uniform, attended Emma Love Hardee Elementary School. Nicole was a beautiful child, said neigh bor Ali Ehrman. I feel lik e N icole is s aying that Im in a happy place and Im watching o ver yo u Dont cry C HANLER BECKHAM, 10
T he News-Leader o f Sept. 17, 1964 was f illed with news of Hurricane Dora, which hit Sept. 9-10. The newspaper is from the collection of Stanley Bunch, who recalls sheltering from t he storm at his home on Sycamore Lane, w here he still resides today. Bunch recalls that heavy rain preceded the winds from Dora, causing countless trees to bend rather than snap and b reak. Bunch worked for Rayoniers timber d ivision and recalls felling bent trees for weeks after Dora. However, he was able to right six young pine trees he had planted on his property, where they s till stand today. Granville Doc B urgess, who would go on to become chief judge in Nassau County, was a member of the football team pictured at the top of the paper, Bunch noted. A plaque at what is today Main Beach commemorates the program to construct a rock r evetment to prevent f uture erosion from s torms such as Dora, m iddle left. Another p laque naming the park a fter Dr. G. Ralph Wolff commemorates his work as a civic leader and humanitarian who devoted a lifetime to the betterment of this com-m unity ..., middle right. Wolff was chairman of Amelia Island Mosquito Control when Dora struck and was i nstrumental in the cleanup effort. D ora wasn t the first hurricane to hit the area. Twenty years earlier, Amelia Island was recovering from the hur ricane of October 1944. Below left, pedestrians navigate the damage on Amelia Island. Below right, the destruction to houses fronting the beach. The images are from the collection of the Sorenson family. SUBMITTED PHOTOS P P r r i i m m e e r r i i b b d d i i n n n n e e r r s s Big Red will serve prime rib, garlic mashed potatoes, salad and a roll for a $14 donation on Sept. 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. at American Legion Post 54, 626 S. Thir d St., Fernandina Beach. S S u u r r f f & & t t u u r r f f The Men s Auxiliary of the VFW Post 4351 will host a surf and turf dinner Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m. for a $15 donation. Dinner includes steak shrimp, baked pota to, corn on the cob and salad. Karaoke to follow with Eddie Carter. 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 Gar y W Belson Associates Inc. will hold a con cealed weapon license course at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sept. 13 and 14. A basic with defensive tactics course will be held at 9 a.m. on Sept. 20 and 27. For information, contact Belson at 491-8358, (904 or firstname.lastname@example.org.V isit www.TheBelsonGroup. c om. D D r r i i v v e e r r c c l l a a s s s s An AARP Smar t Driver Course will be held Sept. 15 and 16 at First Presbyterian Church in downtown Fernandina Beach. Class will begin at 8:45 a.m. in Jim Thomas Hall, 9 N. Sixth St. Call 261-3837 to r egister. Class size is limited. D D r r u u g g t t h h r r e e a a t t s s t t a a l l k k Join Nassau Alcohol, Crime and Drug Abatement Coalition, or NACDAC, on Sept. 16 fr om 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Fernandina Beach Police Depar tment community room, 1525 Lime St. Speaker Ralph Little, crime intelligence analyst, will cover current drug trends, highlighting methamphetamines and e-cigarette devices. Lunch will be served, and seating is limited. RSVP to Ker rie Albert at (904 email@example.com. Q Q u u i i t t s s m m o o k k i i n n g g A free Quit Smoking Now class, including free patches, gum and quit kits, will be held at Baptist Medical Center Nassau once a week for six weeks, Sept. 16Oct. 14 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. For more information or tor egister, call 877-784-8486. A A l l z z h h e e i i m m e e r r s s s s u u p p p p o o r r t t The Alzheimers Caregiver Support Group for Nassau County meets the third Thursday each month. September s meeting will be held at The Jane Adams House, 1550 Nectarine St., Fernandina Beach. Janet Car ver, elder law attorney, will present a program, Surviving with Dementia in Your World. A tour of the Jane Adams House will be of fer ed to those inter ested. The meeting is Sept. 18 fr om 2:30-4 p.m. and is open to the public. Everyone who has an inter est is welcome. For further information call Debra Dombkowski, LPN, at the Council on Aging at 261-0701, ext. 113. R R e e c c r r e e a a t t i i o o n n m m e e e e t t i i n n g g The Nassau County Recreation Commission will meet on Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. at the county Facilities Maintenance/Parks and Recreation Office, 45195 Musselwhite Road, Callahan. The public is invited. For mor e information call Tammy Conley of the parks and recreation office at 548-4689 or email tconley@nassau countyfl.com. P P a a n n c c a a k k e e b b r r e e a a k k f f a a s s t t S t. Francis of Assisi, the Y ulee mission church of St. Michael Catholic Chur ch in Fernandina Beach, will host a fundraiser flapjack breakfast at Applebees on Sept. 20 from 8-10 a.m. Tickets ar e $10. T ake-out will be available. All are welcome. H H e e a a r r t t W W a a l l k k The First Coast Hear t Walk will take place Sept. 20 at Metropolitan Park in downtown Jacksonville. Opening ceremonies and festivities begin at 8 a.m. and the walk at 9 a.m. The walk is fr ee. For information and to register visit www. FirstCoastHear tW alk.org or call (904 The non-competitive, 3.6mile walk raises funds to support heart disease and str oke r esear ch and educational programs in the First Coast ar ea. Brisk walking for as little as 30 minutes a day provides increased energy and circulation, as well as reduced risk of heart disease. The walk is designed to help participants understand this critical mes sage, join with others and generate a renewed commitment to heart-healthy living. 2A W EDNESDAY S EPTEMBER 10, 2014 NEWS News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK LOOKING BACK O BITUARIES 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 (90 4) 26 136 96 F a x 26 1-3698 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 Wednesday 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. (USPS 189-900 ISSN# 0163-401 1. 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SUBSCRIPTION RA TES Mail in Nassau County . . . . . . . . . . $39.99 Mail out of Nassau County . . . . . . . . .$69.99 Robert Walton Douglass Jr. Mr. Robert Walton Bobby D ouglass, Jr., age 68, of Fernandina Beach, passed awayo n Monday morning, September 8, 2014 at the Warner Center for Caring at Baptist Medical Center in Fernandina Beach. Born in Atlanta, GA, he was the first of five children born to the late Robert Walton Douglass a nd Mattie Julia Whelchel Douglass. Bobby and his siblings g rew up in Gainesville, FL before moving to Fernandina Beach in 1956. He was a graduate of Fernandina Beach High School, Class of 1963 and attended the University of Florida. Bobby was drafted into the U.S. Army and s erved in Vietnam from where he was awarded the Bronze Star. U pon returning home, he followed in his fathers footsteps in the Construction Industry. In 1975, Bobby founded Douglass Custom Homes, which became known and active in the Commercial and Residential Building Industry in a reas to include Chapel Hill, NC, Gainesville, FL and all of Nassau C ounty. As a General Contractor and Draftsman, he also became a franchisee for Lincoln Log Homes. Bobby enjoyed all sports, from p laying football in high school, s occer in Gainesville and Chapel H ill as well as with his companys softball team. He has been a lifelong avid Florida Gator fan, enjoyed working crossword puzzles with his parents and in later years, weekly Bridge games. Bobby and his f amily have been lifelong memberso f the Memorial United Methodist Church of Fernandina Beach and for a period of time attended Living Waters World Outreach. I n addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two sisters, S uzan Eubank and Gertrude Hargrave. He leaves behind, a brother, John Wesley Wes Douglass II and his wife Donna, a sister Barbara Gladys Petro, loved one and longtime caregiver, Jeannie A dams, all of Fernandina Beach, as well as numerous nieces and n ephews. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Thursday, September 11, 2014 in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard Funeral Home with Pastors Beth Fogle-Miller and Drew Weseman, officiating. S erving as pallbearers will be: Matthew Douglass, Jim Carroll, D an Cowart, Kyle Weiland, John Vonnoh and Wayne Arnold. Mr. Douglass will be laid to rest with his parents in Bosque Bello C emetery. H is family will receive friends t oday, Wednesday, September 10 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Oxley-Heard. Please share his Life Legacy and leave your memories and condolences at www.oxleyhear d.com. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors Eria Ronald Gresham Mr. Eria Ronald Gresham (Poppyulee, Florida, passed away at his home on A ugust 28, 2014, after an extended i llness. Mr Gresham was born in G riffin, Georgia, on January 11, 1938. He attended Griffin Schools and ser v ed in the United States Navy aboar d the U.S.S. Saratoga. He was a long-time employee of Kawneer Company. Mr. Gresham is preceded in d eath by his parents, Eria and Lilla G r esham, and sister, Claudette G resham Branch. Mr. Gresham is survived by his wife, Patricia Gr e sham, sons Greg Gresham, Gary Gresham, Lex Carter, and daughter, Kimberly Parrish. He is also surv ived by his grandchildren: Haley G r esham, Jacob Gresham, Tyson P arrish, Sam Carter, Alex Carter and Taylor Turner; and a greatgrandson, Lamar Par r ish. One br other Oscar A. Gr e sham and wife, Nancy. Two sisters, Emmie Martin and Evelyn McCullough. Mr. Gresham had three nephews,M ark McCullough, Tim Gresham a nd Bar ry Branch, and one niece, T ammy Gresham Sanders. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. L arry D ale McComis Mr Lar r y Dale McComis, age 68, formerly of MI, passed away on Wednesday morning, September 3, 2014 at his home in Fernandina Beach, FL, Born in Logan, WV, he was the youngest of seven childr en bor n to t he late Okie and Gladys Shaggs McComis. Mr. McComis had worked for the For d Motor Company in Y psilanti, MI as a Mechanic responsible for machine set-up and maintenance for over 40 years. In addition to his parents, his is pr eceded in death by his br others a nd sisters. A loving husband and father he leaves behind, his wife, Elizabeth Liz Simpkins McComis, Fernandina Beach, FL, two sons, Doug and Dave, a daughter in law, Kendall, granddaughters, Jewel and Jossett, all of Adrian, MI. His family wished to extend their thanks for the support and concer n extended to them since h is passing. Memorial services with friends and family will be held at a later date in Michigan. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio Street, Suite 304, Chicago, IL 60611-3201. P lease shar e his Life Legacy and leave your memories and wor d s of condolence at www.oxleyhear d.com. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors Daniel John Nettuno Sr. M r. Daniel John Nettuno, Sr., a ge 67, of Amelia Island, FL, passed away on T uesday evening, September 2, 2014 at Baptist Medical Center, Nassau Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the eldest of four children and the only son born to the late John Joseph and Madeline Ther esa Yannotta Nettuno. As a child he grew up in Elmont, NY where he was a graduate of V alley Stream North High School, Class of 1965. He later attended and graduated from the Academy of Aeronautics in Queens, NY. In 1967, Mr. Nettuno joined his father in the family automotive r epair business; John Nettuno and Sons Inc. In 1968 he married Judith Annmarie Fellmann. They r emained in New Y ork until selling the family business and relocating to Bradenton, FL in 1980. Upon settling in Bradenton, the Nettunos opened Bradenton Auto Clinic. In 2012, they came to the shor es of Nor th Florida and settled on Amelia I sland. M r. Nettuno was an avid golfer and having always lived near the water; enjoyed owning several boats. He leaves behind, his wife of 46 years, Judy Annmarie Nettuno, Amelia Island, FL, their son, Daniel Nettuno Jr ., Fer nandina Beach, FL, their daughter, Jessica Jones (Justinee sisters, Janet Car roll, East Rockaway, NY, Angela Nettuno, South Floral Park, NY, Arlene McMullan, South Floral Park, NY, a granddaughter, Leeloo Rose Jones and several nieces and nephews. He will be laid to r est at a later date. In lieu of any flowers please send donations to the Nassau Humane Society Fernandina Beach, FL 32034. Please share his Life Legacy and leave your condolences and memories at www .oxleyhear d.com. O xle y-H eard Funeral Directors N NO O B B L L E EM MO O N N U U M M E E N N T TC CO O M M P P A A N N Y Y, I IN N C C. .277-449914t h h& & A A t t l l a a n n t t i i c c v v i i s s i i t t n n o o b b l l e em m o o n n u u m m e e n n t t . c c o o m m Mrs. Sheila Minnie Sutherland, age 79, passed away on Wednesday morning, September 3, 2014 at St. Vincents Medical Center in Jacksonville. Bor n in W innipeg, Manitoba, Canada, she was the youngest of two children born to the lateW alter James and Elizabeth Whitaker Hancock. As a child, she grew up in Winnipeg. At the age of 18, she married her childhood sweetheart, Edward Ross Sutherland. The Sutherlands later leftW innipeg and moved to Arizona, before moving to the Fresno and Clovis ar ea of Califor nia. For many years, she and her husband worked as on-site resident managers of storage facilities. In 1998, they came to Fernandina Beach to be near their daughter In 2005 Mr. Sutherland passed away In 2008, a daughter Lianne Bridges passed away She leaves behind a son, Walter Ross Sutherland and his wife Isabel, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, a daughter Jan Kauf fman and her husband, David, Fernandina Beach, FL, a brother, Roy Hancock and his wife, Ellen, Stonewall, Manitoba, Canada, seven grandchildren, Kevin, Eddie, Melody, Christopher (Alice yan, Stephen, Cade, nine great-grandchildr en, T yler Braedyn, Pearson, Blessing, Adam, Carissa, Ever ett, Liam and Lilly. Mrs. Sutherland will be laid to rest at a later date. Shar e her Life Legacy and leave your condolences and memories at www .oxleyhear d.com. O xle y-H eard Funeral Directors Sheila Minnie Sutherland PHOTOS BY ROBER T FIEGE/NEWS-LEADER WEEKLY UPDATE
t hree hoppers and then to trucks for offsite delivery. Port business and employment continues to decline at the Nassau Terminal, Wheatley said in an email, and this (coal transport) project could h elp the Port regain some of the business lost over the past s everal years. According to Port officials, the Port of F ernandina has lost more than half of its cargo deliveries during that time, as well as some vital clients. Wheatley said the Port does n ot as yet have any coal-transport customers, but that itc ould be imported from other countries to be used by local s takeholders. Coal would come in by vessels and would either be trucked to the end user, or excess coal could be transl oaded onto barges for shipment, Wheatley said. Thisw ould be based on the needs and requirements of future cust omers. e would not anticipate the amount (of coal nificantly different from the amount currently railed through town, Wheatley said. The volume of coal to be hand led and the number of trucks would be determined based on local customer need, but our l ong-term goal would be to offl oad vessels and utilize off-road m ethods to transport coal to local stakeholders. Kinder Morgan ... continually looks for ways to keep everyone at the Port employed, Wheatley said, and to g enerate enough tonnage through the terminal to keep t he Ocean Highway & Port Authority profitable. Wheatley said in a phone interview that he had no specifics yet as to how much would be transported from the Port. He also said he did not k now if any new equipment would be built at the Port to h andle offloading of coal. FDEP spokesman Rich Rachal said Monday the permit was needed because the Port wants to change operations from break-bulk cargo to transporting coal, and needed t o address how particulate matter would affect the environm ent. He noted the DEP has so far determined the Port has adequate facilities to deal witht hat particulate matter. R achal said the DEP had r e ceived some public comm ents about the coal-transport permit, and that the deadline for comment is today, Sept. 10. Email comments to the Florida Department of Envir onmental Protections contact Russell Simpson at russell. s firstname.lastname@example.org.. Rachal said the permit would be partly based on evaluation of those public comments and could not say how long it would take to evaluate the public input. We will leave no stone unturned to ensure the health o f the citizens and the environment, Rachal said. We dont have any deadline for when these operations would begin. We have to evaluate and address all conditions. The 10-year Port expansion p lan, which was sponsored by the Ocean Highway & Port A uthority and developed by consultants Genesis Group, has proposed extending theP orts wharf, possibly using t he former pogy plant propert y exporting liquid natural gas, a ccommodating vessels up to 800 feet and increasing truck and rail traffic to the port, among other proposals. email@example.com September 9, 1915Estelle Griffin is99Happy Birthday!Endless Love! From Your Family & Friends Hours: 10-5 Mon-Sat D esigner HandbagsH obo Helen Kaminski MaryFrances Brahmin R ioni,BCBGMAXAZRIA &more! HANDBAGS JEWELRY GIFTS Newsummer Markdowns on Brahmin, Michael Kors, Hobo & BCBG CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 3A W EDNESDAY S EPTEMBER 10, 2014 NEWS News-Leader PORT C ontinued from 1A C C o o a a l l i i m m p p o o r r t t s s According to a Wall Street Journal article Aug.13, coal imports to the U.S. are rising even as coal mines are closing in West Virginia. W hy? Labor costs are lower in Colombia, and its much more cost effective to move coal by ship than by train, a ccording to the newspaper. Coal imports to the U.S. surged 44 percent during the f irst six months of 2014, and total U.S. coal consumption is expected to increase 3 percent this year, according to sources cited by the Wall Street Journal. Most of the imported coal is to generate electricity in power plants, including those owned by JEAin J acksonville, which has been importing coal from Colombia for the past two years, the newspaper said. R R o o b b e e r r t t H H . F F r r i i e e d d m m a a n n D D . M M . D D . i i s s h h a a p p p p y y t t o o a a n n n n o o u u n n c c e e t t h h a a t t A A l l v v i i n n B B a a y y e e r r D D . D D . S S . h h a a s s c c h h o o s s e e n n D D r r . F F r r i i e e d d m m a a n n t t o o m m a a i i n n t t a a i i n n h h i i s s p p a a t t i i e e n n t t r r e e c c o o r r d d s s .D D r r . 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It was determined that the child had received deep second-degree burns on the buttocks, left shoulder and head six days prior to medical treatment, police said in a press release Tuesday. A police detective and investigator from the state Departm ent of Children and Family Services responded to the hospital and started an extensive investigation, which continued through the weekend and led to the Monday arrest, police said. According to arrest reports, Corbett told the nurse the baby had been burned by hot water b ecause (the fatherealize it was hot. The mother told the nurse she did not notice the burns until the next day and did not seek treatment at that time because she feared DCF would take her baby away. According to the report, the baby sustained two episodes of severe, deep second-degree b urns. The first episode of burn was noted to the left ear, left shoulder and the back of his head. . The second burn was noted and covered his entire b uttocks. A forensic exam revealed t he burns were inflicted and caused by hot liquid(s r eport stated. Severe medical neglect caused by the parents and secondary to a long delay in seeking medical care for extensive, painful and obvious inflicte d burns. The child has undergone s urgery for his extensive injuries and will most likely have m ore surgery. This act of gross negligence b y delaying medical care for the extreme pain, large and obvious injuries indicates these parents are unable to provide basic well-being to any child. T he mother intentionally and knowingly inflicted greatb odily harm and permanent disability, and most likely perman ent disfigurement. She maliciously and continuously caused repeated physical pain every time she changed his diaper, p ulling his injured skin and causing it to bleed every time. Ms. Corbett stated (the baby could not even endure being held without crying out in pain. T he parents treated the injuries with cornstarch or an o ver-the-counter antibiotic. DCF will seek permanent or t emporary placement of the child in a new home. According to court records, Shawna Noel Corbett was arrested for careless driving, f ailure to furnish proof of insurance, drivers license expired l ess than 4/6 months, leaving the scene of an accident involvi ng property damage, no motor vehicle registration and attachi ng a license tag improperly or not assigned on April 26. The case is still in the pre-trial phase. These are misdemeanors. In November 2013 she was a rrested on a charge of solicitation to commit retail theft, am isdemeanor, but entered a pretrial intervention agreement and t he charges were dropped. Court records did not reveal any prior arrests for Albertie. C HILD C ontinued from 1A e nue from tickets and food/beverage sales. Ferry revenue was$ 795,735 in 2011 and $797,455 in 2 012. Food and beverage sales a veraged $21,638 in those three years. A prospectus to solicit proposals for the concession contract was released last week. Bid proposals will be due Nov. 4 with a one-day site visit scheduled for Sept. 18. A 10-year contract is expected to be awarded in early 2015. firstname.lastname@example.org FERRY C ontinued from 1A
Save the Date!F iday, November 21, 20142 TALLAHASSEE In a 4-1 vote, the Florida PublicS ervice Commission approved Florida Power & Light Co.s (FPLy solar partnership pilot program and associated tarif f. The program is open to all customer classes residential, commercial and industrial providing ano pportunity to help expand Floridas solar production. FPLs voluntary solar pilot program lets FPL customers suppor t solar power if they choose to, but does not increase electric bills for those who don t, said PSC Chairman Art Graham. Pr ogram enr ollment begins in January, and FPL plans to begin solar pr oject constr uc tion at the same time. The first 300 kilowatts (kW two to five individual projects at 50 to 100 kW each, with fuel and emission savings estimated at $.05 per kilowatt hour. Renewable ener gy generated from the facilities will displace ener gy pr oduced by fossil fuels and ser ve all FPL cus tomers. Here is more information on FPLs approved solar pilot program tariff: Customers voluntarily sign up for the pr ogram. FPL will begin accepting voluntary customer contribu-t ions in May 2015. Participating customers will pay $9 per month to help advance solar power in Florida. Of fered on a month-tomonth basis, pr ogram participation can begin or end at any time. Non-participating customers will not subsidize the program. Pr ogram par ticipants will r eceive quar terly per formance reports, and a program website will track the energy generated and corresponding fuel and environmental benefits. The voluntar y solar pilot program will run for three years to assess par ticipation, r evenue and operating costs. Based on this information, the PSC will then determine whether to continue the pilot program. For additional information, visit www .floridapsc.com. In a recent development, a cargo of environmental and lifestyle concerns has arrived at the Port of Fernandina. A nd incensed city residents are plotting a response like a container ship charting itsc ourse on the open sea. They are mobilizing to attend upcoming meetings and solicit email c ampaigns, trying to make up for lost time. You see, the Port recently announced its long-term plans. It is periodically required to do so to receive state funding. However, some residents dont like the plans and feel they d id not receive ample notification. Many of the protestors reside in downt own Fernandina Beach, which would be directly impacted by i ncreased truck and rail traffic to and from the Port. They are also concerned about potential shipments of gas and coal for safety and environmental reasons. Port officials are trying t o douse any public relations fire. Theyve written responses on Internet blogs a nd tried to allay residents c oncerns in public meeti ngs. They say these are only projections and may n ever materialize. Fernandina Beach city commissioners are sort of caught in the middle. They dont control the Port, which is managed by an elected board of its own (theo fficial name is the Ocean, Highway & Port Authority). The Port commissioners are chos en countywide. However, city officials must sign off on the P orts plans. In a separate matter, Port officials are asking the city for a zoning change on two parcels they own in downtown. These par cels may be used for Por t storage. The Port is a unique operation. It was created in the mid-1980s to generate business activity as well as jobs in the community The P or t does not pay taxes, nor assess them. I n a long-standing agreement, the port p ays the city based upon shipping activity. It is sort of a courtesy, and not a requirement. Any impact on local roads and streets from additional Por t traf f ic will be shouldered by the city, county and state. Even if the Port pays the city $50,000 each year, the amount would har dly be enough to pave several pot h oles. E lsewhere, ports are enlarging and posit ioning themselves for anticipated increases in ship traffic from the widening of the Panama Canal. And much of this emanates fr om an increasingly global economy. However, most ports are not located near residential districts. For instance, Blount I sland is positioned in an industrial area, far outside the downtown of Jacksonville. I n the past, the proximity to downtown has not created problems for the Fernandina Port. Kinder Morgan, a major diversified corporation, is the operator of the Port. There are s ome environmental concerns stemming from Kinder Morgans involvement in trans-p orting coal at other ports and that it seeks to do that here. K inder Morgan has reportedly requested to change its permit for air quality, which could pertain to anticipated shipments of coal. This issue was apparently brought up before city commissioners. Other rumored plans include expanding Port operations to the old pogy plant (the port is mostly landlocked), and redirecting trucks to Sadler Road and 14th Street to handle increased traffic. P ort officials contend their activities gene rate business activity and ultimately cr eate j obs for the community. The Ports main mission is to engage in business activities that benefit the citizens of Nassau County and Florida. They also promote that they are efficient stewards of the public funds they receive. They claim that they provide a 700 percent r eturn to the community on each tax dollar t hey receive. W hile the Fernandina port is one of the s mallest in the state, it ser v es a niche within the shipping industry. Its naturally occurring deep waters have allowed it to cater to smaller container ships from around the world, transporting forest and steel products. An important Port Authority meeting will be held at 6 p.m. today at the county commis s ion chambers in Yulee. Residents are encoura ged to attend to learn about the Ports p lans and to pr o vide their input. Ultimately these types of public interac tions will decide if the Port remains shrouded in controversy, or opportunity. Steve Nicklas is a financial advisor with a major U.S. firm who lives on Amelia Island. His business columns appear in several newspa p ers in North Florida. He can be reached at 7 53-0236. thenicklas team2@m sn com As promised, below are some principles which, if followed, will help build trust and lower emotions when i nvolved in a win/win negotiation. The goal is to have both p arties leave the table satisfied that they have achieved their main objectives. 1. Understand you are in a negotiation. This is particularly true when dealing with colleagues or allies since the goals are usually the same, whether its increased sales or d efeat of an enemy. However, we may underestimate the colleagues concerns and forget to treat them as we do cust omers, whom we know we have to win o ver. For example, w hile Israeli l eaders a ppreciate all the financial help from the U.S., they seem to feel U.S. leaders dont fully appreciate the great dangers facing Israel from parties like Iran and Hamas. On the other h and, while we can be very c ritical of the par ticipants a d eal that seemed to be win/win was the one getting chemical weapons out of Syria. 2. Understand the goals and concerns of the otherp arty. Because we all have diff er ent values, we sometimes m isjudge the other person s or teams goals and concerns. Certainly with adversaries, but even with friends, we sometimes misread what is important. Some people relish power, some love challenges,s ome want to be liked, and w ith some it s always about t he money In addition, some have concerns they dont necessarily wish to publicize. For example, in recruiting an executive, a client of mine, w ho believed money solved all problems, didnt probe thec andidate sufficiently before making the offer. The candid ate turned it down because he wrongly believed that he could not get special schooling for his autistic child. 3. Be supportive of the o ther party. This usually means building a relationshipw hich requires spending time listening/tuning in to the o ther party. This may also mean doing things to enhance t he stature of other party. For e xample, taking time to go to the other partys office shows your support. While you may not believe U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder should have gone to Fer guson, Mo., you have to admit it helpedc alm the situation as the a ngr y citizenry felt supporte d. In addition, spending time with others gives you an opportunity to show off your talents and value. 4. Recognize the realities of the situation. If we push for things that the other party d oes not control, they may b ecome fear f ul. Pr obing con c erns when there is silence is important, as silence does not constitute agreement. In fact, when the other side does not ask questions, it usually means they either don t understand the point, or h ave concerns. So, when t her e is silence, rather than a ssume agr e ement, confir m understanding and pr obe concerns. 5. Be predictable and stand tough. This cr eates a dif fer e nt type of trust. Any time an adversary compromises, they may be concer ned that their b ase will r esist. A good exam p le is John Boehner and the T ea Party. I also faced this issue when convincing unionl eaders to compromise. The leader wanted to be certain t hat we would not back away from the agreement if there was resistance from their people (i.e., a walkout Therefore, laying down red l ines and making threats you may not keep if challenged,c reates major distrust, not just in the present but also in t he future. On the other hand, there are people who are only t rustworthy when the deal h eavily favors them. So another reason to spend time with them is to probe whether they are trustworthy and convince them that if they renege and take advantage, ther e will be serious consequences. 6 Realize you cannot deleg ate tr ust. When given an a ssignment, remember the other party has put trust in you. So be careful about delegating execution without making sure the other party understands the r easons. This was particularly true when ac lient asked me to take on a c oaching assignment. If I felt s omeone else should deliver the work, I made sure the client understood, it was for a good reason (i.e., better fit or skills) and not that I was too busy If as I have said before, y ou never have to deal with t he other par ty again, you can s ometimes get away with not building tr ust. But if it is important to have a strong relationship now and in the futur e, you had better ensur e that you spend the time and effort to build trust in both you and your or ganization. A melia Island r esident H owar d Pines has more than 3 0 years experience as CEO, chairman and founder of BeamPines, a premier firm in the Executive Coaching busi ness. He also co-founded the BeamPines/Middlesex University Master s Pr ogram i n Executive Coaching. Prior t o that he served as Senior VP o f Human Resour c es for a Fortune 100 corporation. He is author of The Case forW asting Time and Other Management Her esies. 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P P o o r r t t A A u u t t h h o o r r i i t t y y t t o o m m e e e e t t The Ocean Highway & Port Authority is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. today in county commission chambers at the James S. Page Governmental Complex, 96313 Nassau Place, Yulee. FPL ha s v olun tar y s olar pr o gram
MARY MAGUIRE News-Leader A significant innovation in roadway design is coming to Florida for the first time in N assau and Sarasota counties. It is called the Divergent D iamond Interchange (DDI and the Florida Department of T ransportation (FDOT would reduce congestion and increase safety. FDOT said it will use DDI in September 2016 when the state o verhauls the intersection of I95 and A1A in Yulee as part of t he $35 million widening project that starts this fall to increase t he number of traffic lanes on the state road to six from four. Anyone heading to work in Jacksonville will have their traffic times reduced because t heyll have an easier time getting on the highway, said F DOT Project Development Engineer Jim Knight. B ut there is a catch. The design requires drivers to briefly ride on the wrong side of the roadway. That sounds counterintuitive. Traffic engineers, including Knight, call it efficient. Its well documented that this is a good design, said Knight. It will increase the flow of traffic. Heres how it works. L ets say youre driving to I95 from Amelia Island and wantt o go south to Jacksonville. When you reach the interc hange, a traffic light will guide you over into the left lanes where you will motor along for about 300 feet until you can veer left onto the ramp for the interstates southbound lanes. There is no left turn signal b ecause there is no need for one, said Knight. And that means drivers coming from the other direction wont have to stop and wait for cars to turn, said Knight. Vehicles coming from the opposite direction will be guided to veer right. Think of it like s teps in a dance. When you go left, the person across from you g oes right. What happens to drivers that want to pass through the interchange without getting on the highway? Those drivers will need to drive on the wrong side as w ell, but theyll be directed back onto the right side of the roadw ay once they clear the inters ection. I t is difficult to visualize and w atching a video helps. Many a re posted online at www.youtube.com. And the state has information at www.10and95.com. Knight, who has been with the department for 23 years, said in an interview last week that DDI is very efficient when a high percentage of traff ic is getting on or off the interchange than passing through it. He said thats whats happening in Nassau County. Jacksonville is a fairly large commute and were seeing significant traffic, said Knight. Twice as many people were g etting on the highway during the morning rush than passing through. FDOT studied the numbers. Here are projections for 2015: From 7-9 a.m., the departm ent estimates that 1,100 vehic les will travel west on A1A and about 600 of them will get on s outhbound I-95. The rest will pass through the interchange. Those numbers are up significantly from the 2007 traffic study, said Knight. Our through volume back then was about 400 vehicles to 800 turning (onto the highway), said Knight. H e said the DDI has substantially reduced congestion at interchanges in other states. Missouri got the first DDI in 2009 and has since added more. The Federal Department of Transportation website says that 34 states have at least one DDI, including Georgia. K night said the design was considered for use in Duval, Clay and St. Johns counties, but transportation officials decided to put it here first. Are we guinea pigs working o ut the kinks in the system? No, not at all, said Knight. e looked at conditions and determined that where I-95 meets SR 200 is the best use so w e want to start there. Documents on the FDOT w ebsite said because the design is relatively new, specific d esign criteria has not been completely developed. Documents also said that driver expectation is compromised with the counterintuitive direction of travel. Thats why theyre suggesti ng the crossover junctions to displace movement should be a pproximately 300 feet. The FDOT report said there are eight DDIs under consideration around the state, including Sarasota County where a DDI design is planned for I-75 and University Parkway. W ho gets the first DDI, Nassau or Sarasota, depends on t he release of funding and construction timing, say FDOT officials. Knight said DDIs are about the same to build as a traditional diamond interchange, like the one that is in place now at SR 2 00, but over the long term they save money because the design c an handle growing traffic d emands for a longer period of t ime, said Knight. Knight revealed the plan in a formal presentation earlier this month at a North Florida T ransportation Planning Organization meeting. H e said he also met in July with local state officials includi ng Rep. Janet Adkins and Sen. Aaron Bean. He said there are plans to meet with local stakeholders, but to date he has not presented the plan to local leaders, including the county commiss ion or its management. This project is scheduled a nd funded, said Knight. But well have public meetings before any decision is final. Nassau County Public Works Director Scott Herring, who is on the North Florida TPOs technical advisory comm ittee, said he attended the Aug. 14 meeting and saw K nights presentation. What does he think of the Divergent Diamond Interchange? I like this a lot. It is going to simplify things and make it much easier, said Herring. If I have any concern its driving on the wrong side of the road. B ut I think it will work out just f ine. firstname.lastname@example.org CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 5A W EDNESDAY S EPTEMBER 10, 2014 BUSINESS News-Leader p rojects like our beaches, our n eighborhoods and city assets. Its time to make government smarter and more efficient without crippling our citizens and businesses with excessive taxes, fees and regulation. ... Wed eserve better P oynter served as city comm issioner from 2009-12. He was t he only commissioner to oppose the pr oposed FY 201213 city budget that called for both higher taxes (a 15 percent increase, the highest in 10 years) and higher franchise fees. Theres a differenceb etween investing in our city a nd continuing to subsidize inef f icient and outdated city gov ernment operations. And just saying no is not being r espon sible, he said. During Poynters tenure as commissioner plans and financing were put in motion for the M ain Beach boardwalk, prof essional management of the m arina and golf course and an upgraded Front Street and a new river fr o nt. Some of these pr ojects ar e now adding value to our island while others are still three years later issues for discus-s ion, Poynter said. Its time f or action on long-standing i ssues like the water f ront. Weve lost our momentum. Its time for the city to move ahead with infrastr ucture improvements that will encourage mor e public/private investment in all areas of the city, he said. Public/private par tnerships b uilt during Poynters tenure o n the commission include the p ublic library expansion, the Humane Society building and the downtown depot renovation. Its time to be good stewards of the taxpayers money. ... We deserve better Poynter applies the same l eadership principals to running t he city as he does to his succ essful businesses. Good gov er n ment doesn t have to be expensive, if you look for creative ways to manage, he said. The city commission and the city manager must work together to manage change that isi nevitable. And then we must b e accountable for every penny w e spend. T i m and Ther e sa, his wife and business par tner, first opened Caf Karibo in late 2001. Despite a fragile economy, they focused on their goal of providing good food at r easonable prices. They prospered and e xpanded Caf Karibo while e mbarking on a second suc cessful ventur e : Karibr e w In April 2012, they opened a third business, Timotis Seafood Shak, just down the street. The Poynters now have more than 50 staf f, making them one of the largest employers downt own. We have the best e mployees in town, said T im. I am ver y grateful to them for helping us keep our customers satisfied and steady Poynter gr ew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduat ed from the University of Cincinnati with a bachelorsd egree from the College of B usiness Administration. He a nd his family moved to F ernandina Beach in 2000. T hey have stayed because of the island lifestyle and friendly community environment that they continue to enjoy. Tim and Theresa have been married over 30 years and have four children: Tara, Bryan, Tim and S ean, all of whom attended F ernandina Beach public s chools. T i m and his family privately and publicly support many local nonprofit organizations. While a commissioner, Tim helped the Council on Aging get a matching grant for its new trans p ortation building and made s ure other local nonprofit organi zations wer e fairly funded with city funds. Investing in nonpr ofits makes Fernandina a safer and healthier place to live and visit, Poynter said. Their impact is undeniable and our city s sup port is necessary. For example, t he Council on Aging could h ave leveraged $10,000 in city funding to pur c hase a $90,000 passenger van last year. Unfortunately, that didnt happen because the commission voted to give the Council on Aging only $5,000 last year and that was only after much com-m unity outrage over the altern ative, which was not giving anything at all. ... W e deser ve better If you would like to lear n mor e about Poynter and his vision, or if you would like to get involved in his campaign, call him at 415-6533 or emailt email@example.com. Or just d rop by Caf Karibo for a chat. New I-95 design puts driver on the wrong side POYNTER Continued from 1A Its well documented that this is a good design, said Knight. It will i ncrease the flow of traffic J IM KNIGHT FDOT PROJECT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER County commission to hold first public budget hearing The Nassau County Commission is scheduled to hold the first of two formal public hearings on Thursday to discuss the fiscal 2014-15 budget. The board has tentatively approved a property tax incr ease of one mill as par t of the plan to balance next year s budget, which is effective Oct. 1. This would mean an esti mated increase of $110 to $130 for each $100,000 of assessed value for a homesteaded pr op er ty in Nassau County. The meeting will be held at the James S. Page Governmental Complex at 96135 Nassau Place in Yulee at 6 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org P P u u t t t t h h e e N N e e w w s s L L e e a a d d e e r r 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 . 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 p p l l a a c c e e y y o o u u a a d d t t o o d d a a y y !
JOHN MEGNA For the News-Leader D ue to the number of scams and people needing our h elp, we need volunteers in Seniors vs. Crime. SVC is a special project of the Florida Attorney Generals Office. Our primary objectives are to educate our citizens on fraud and scam p revention and to be a resource when people need a ssistance in small civil financial situations (think of us as a free, confidential small claims court). If you have some free time and would like to help your fellow citizens then perhaps v olunteering for SVC might appeal to you. We will be havi ng a training class for new volunteers on Thursday at 3 p .m. at the Fernandina Beach Police Department on Lime Street. If you have any interest just show up and see what we are all about. Class will last less than two hours and there is no obligation. No skills are necessary, just a desire to m ake our community a better place. We can use your help. 6 A CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK W EDNESDAY S EPTEMBER 10, 2014 NEWS News-Leader Volunteers needed for Seniors vs. Crime T he Path Forward 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan is near the end of development and officials want to know how to spend the money. New roads? Public transit? Bike paths? T he North Florida Transportation PlanningO rganization (TPO fied a broad range of projects e arlier this year with input from the public and a team of traffic consultants. But o fficials say there isnt enough money to fund it a ll. TPO officials put the numb er of needed projects at almost 700 and their collective price tag at $27 billion. They also put the projected revenue to pay for the projects at less than $6 b illion. TPO officials have drafted a cost feasible plan and now they are calling for the public to help make funding decisions. A series of public meetings i s scheduled throughout Northeast Florida, includingN assau, Clay, Duval and St. Johns counties. T he local meeting will be held at the American Beach Community Center, 1600 Julia S t., on the south end of Amelia Island on Thursday, Sept. 18 f rom 5-7 p.m. Officials say this is the l ast round of public meetings before the Path Forward 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan is adopted in November. email@example.com Nassau meeting on transportation plan A NGELA DAUGHTRY News-Leader At the first of two public hearings, the new rollback millage rate for fiscal 2014-15 was announced by city comm issioners at a special meeting Sept. 3. T he new rollback rate is 6.1021 mills per $1,000 of a ssessed property value, with a voter debt millage rate of 0.2642 for a total of 6.3663 for Fernandina Beach residents. L ast fiscal year, the millage rate per $1,000 of assessedp roperty value was 6.2844, with a voter debt millage rate of 0 .2236 for a total of 6.5080. According to numbers provided by the city, the new rate will lower the yearly property tax of a $100,000 house by about $14, if the homes taxable value stays the same. I f the homes taxable value increases to $103,000, the year-l y property tax will increase about $5. T his will be the first time in six years that the millage rollback rate has been lower than t he year before. The rollback rate is an adjustment to prope rty taxes that is meant to bring in the same amount of revenues t o city coffers as the year before. A second public hearing of the property millage rate is scheduled for Sept. 16 at 5:05 p.m. at City Hall, 204 Ash St., Fernandina Beach. firstname.lastname@example.org City adopts ollback rate NOTICE OFINTENTION TO CONSIDER ENACTMENTOFORDINANCENassau County proposes to amend the Nassau County Land Development Code by adopting the following Ordinance:AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTYCOMMISSIONERS OF NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDAAMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES BYAMENDING ARTICLE 35 O F THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN TYPES OF SIGNAGE ALLOWABLE ON LANDS LOCATED IN THE SR 200/A1AACCESS MANAGEMENT OVERLAYDISTRICT; PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING FOR FINDINGS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN that the Planning and Zoning Board of Nassau County will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 7:00 PM regarding the proposed ordinance. Also the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, October 13, 2014 at 6:00 PM or soon thereafter as the matter may be heard. The public hearings will be held at the James S. Page Governmental Complex, 96135 Nassau Place, Yulee, Florida 32097. All interested parties are invited to attend the public hearings and to be heard. Copies of the proposed Ordinances and supporting information are available for inspection in the office of the Nassau County Growth Management Department, 96161 Nassau Place, Yulee, FL32097. Comments may also be directed in writing to the Growth Management Department, e-mailed to HYPERLINK "mailto:email@example.com" firstname.lastname@example.org, or received by telephone at (904 All comments will become part of the record in this matter and subject to Floridas public records law. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in this program or activity should contact 491-7328 at least twenty-four (24 THEPUBLIC IS INVITED TO BE PRESENTAND BE HEARD. IF APERSON DECIDES TO APPEALANYDECISION MADE BYTHE BOARD, AGENCYOR COMMISSION WITH R ESPECTTO ANYMATTER CONSIDERED ATSUCH MEETING OR HEARING HE/SHE WILL NEED ARECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS AND FOR THATPURPOSE, MAYNEED TO ENSURE THATAVERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONYAND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH APPEALIS TO BE BASED. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT Student Progression Plan Grades K-5 Student Progression Plan Grades 6-8 Student Progression Plan Grades 9-12 In compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act,Chapter 120,Florida Statute,a public hearing may be held if requested within twenty-one (21 place,time,and date indicated below: Place:Bryceville Elementary School 6504 Church Ave. Bryceville,FL 32009 Time:6:30 P .M. Date:September 25,2014 No significant economic impact is anticipated. Copies of the amended rule arelocated in all schools,the transportation and facility shops and the School Board office. THE SCHOOLBOARD OFNASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA NOTICE OFINTENTTOADOPTAdministrative Rules 5.79 Student Records Code of Student Conduct Secondary Grades 6-12 2014-2014 Code of Student Conduct Elementary Students 2014-2015In compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act, Chapter 120, Florida Statute, a public hearing may be held if requested within twenty-one (21 date indicated below: Place:Bryceville Elementary School 6504 Church Ave. Bryceville, FL32009 Time:6:30 P. M. Date:September 25, 2014 No significant economic impact is anticipated. Copies of the amended rule are located in all schools, the transportation and facility shops and the School Board office. POLITICS IN BRIEF W W e e s s t t S S i i d d e e D D e e m m o o c c r r a a t t s s T he Westside Democratic C lub will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Mickler Street county building in Callahan. Guest speakers are Public Defender candidate BeckyB arlow and Maureen Kingsley Paschke with Community H ospice of Northeast Florida. Dinner and a brief business m eeting will follow. The meeting is open to the public. D D e e m m o o c c r r a a t t i i c c C C l l u u b b o o f f A A m m e e l l i i a a I I s s l l a a n n d d The Democratic Club of A melia Island will host its n ext dinner meeting on T u esday Sept. 23 at the Fer n andina Beach Golf Club, 2800 Bill Melton Road. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with din ner served at 6:45 p.m. A cash bar will be available throughout the evening. T he speaker will be A ngela DeMonbreun, presid ent of the League of W o men Voters Jacksonville First Coast. In that role, she manages activities such as lobby ing local officials, presenting voter education materials and hosting candidate forums.S he will present information o n the upcoming election, w ith an emphasis on the three proposed constitutional amendments. Reser vations for the din ner ar e r equested. T o reserve, send a check for $16 p ayable to DCAI to: DCAI, P.O. Box 16022, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035. You may a lso drop off a check at Democratic headquarters, l ocated at the corner of Eighth and Date streets. For mor e information, or to reserve by phone or email, contact Penny Reid at (509 294-3708 or dcai.secretary@ nassaudems.org. C C i i t t y y c c a a n n d d i i d d a a t t e e f f o o r r u u m m s s Amelia Park neighbor hood will host a city candidate for um on Tuesday, Sept. 30 from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Social Hall at Holy Trinity Churcho n Lake Park Drive. Amelia P ark r esidents have been i nvited to submit questions to be asked of the candidates, and all candidates will be given the questions in advance to prepare their presentations to the community All who are vying for the two a vailable seats on the city c ommission in the Nov 4 e lection have been invited to participate. The forum is open to the public. Call 2772664 for infor mation. A city candidate for um sponsored by the Fernandina Observer is scheduled at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 at CityH all, 204 Ash St. For information, contact former mayor Susan Har d ee Steger at 2614372 or susan@fer nandinaobserver.com.
P P o o r r t t e e x x p p a a n n s s i i o o n n T he citizens of Fernandina Beach and Yulee need to decide what kind of future they desire for N assau County, particularly Amelia Island. The first thing you see cr o ssing I-95 into Florida are the paper mills at Fernandina. Nassau County is the gateway to Florida and should be representative of the whole state. (What is the future of our island? on Sept. 3) is so true. You need to decide the direction the county is taking. Do youw ant families and vacationers or polluting factor ies? Where do you want your children to work? S ur e these polluters put food on the table and pay taxes, but I heard the same story about cigarette factories in North Carolina. At some point you need to take a stand and decide the futur e of the county and your children. Did you just fall off the turnip truck? Dont you think Fernandina was chosen because the small population would be as mall voice in the battle against coal pollution of t he air and water? A beautiful r e sor t hotel and large marina full of yachts would be a wonderful greeting viewed from I-95 coming into Florida. One end of the island has The Ritz and the Omni, while the other end is turning into West Virginia. Before any other industry ideas are developed by the city, I would suggest you visit the areas that alreadyh ave these companies. Looks like Kingston, Ga., h as alr eady beat you to the idea of attracting v acationers with the r e sort they have planned. And they are trying for a year-round group with a convention center If you don t choose the busi ness you want, it will choose you, and pr obably not what you desir e. By the way what killed all the fish at Dee Dee Bar tell Park last Wednesday? The boat ramp was c over ed and the shoreline was stacked with dead f ish. This cannot be a nor mal event. Yvonne DiAmico Fernandina Beach As you already know, the local Port Authority is in the process of some very big changes. While they dont really brag about it, they have some opportunities coming for our little town. They have r ecently made thr ee impor tant public moves: 1. Rezoning the land in the Historic District 2. Revealing a new master plan that takes the Por t in a much busier direction 3. Repurposing the facility to handle 500,000 tons of coal annually. I have been told that all this is none of Fernandinas business, and that we cant do anything about this. I beg to differ. The city of Fer nandina has the obligation to its citizens to request a review by the state of the coal transfer application. Being right in the downtown area, this will likely affect the residents and businesses here. Shouldnt the city officials at least ask what is going on here? The traffic being created by the huge increase in business anticipated via the master plan is cer tainly something the city should restrict. At a rate of several hundr ed new truck trips per day, Id think this is indeed Fernandinas business. Rezoning part of the Historic District for Port use is a first. This has not been done since the Port opened in the s. The Port understands that they can grow by moving ancillary uses off their industrial property such as offices and parking. While these uses can be located elsewher e, they are making a concerted effort to break through the Historic District for their expansion. I ask that the city commission please help protect that which we cant replace: Our quality o f life, roads, Historic District and neighborh oods. S omethings coming, and it looks ominous. Chuck Hall Fer n andina Beach In his Viewpoint article (Sept. 6 a series of articles, Richard Bruce, OHPA commissioner, introduced the basic facts regardingy our Port Authority and how it affects you. We w elcome his ef fort to familiarize the public with t he Port Authority, but are concerned about the discrepancies between the statements in this article and the intent demonstrated in the OHP A master plan update. Mr. Bruce emphasizes that the intent of OHPA is to benefit the community He quotes the pur pose from the charter as being to benefit the citi zens of Nassau County and Florida and further s tates that the OHPA is a publicly owned busin ess (yourstunities and serious obligations to benefit all 75,000 of us in our county and the 1.5 million citizens in Nor t heast Florida. Incr easing truck traffic fourfold and rail traffic substantially through the Historic District, as outlined in the master plan update, is clearly not in the interest of the citizens of Amelia Island. This will have a detrimental effect on tourism, the basis of our economy, and the quality of life for res-i dents. Also, OHPA seems interested in any business that is willing to come to our Por t This includes fossil fuel products. Transporting fossil fuels via train or truck through the Historic District and trans-loading and storing them on the edge of the Historic District are clearly not in the interest of the community. It will introduce a dramatic increase in pollution (air, soil, water and noise) that will make Fernandina Beach unlivable. It will also intr oduce a risk level that is unacceptable for any community. Leaks and explosions are common in areas where fossil fuels are piped, trans-loaded and stored. An example of our Ports expansion related to fossil fuels is cur r ently in pr ocess. OHP As contractor Kinder Morgan is on the verge of obtaining an air constr uction per mit to repurpose their operation to transport coal here. This would entail hauling coal through the Historic District via train and truck and trans-loading it at the Port. Other similar operations have r uined the com munities where they are located. This is not in the interest of our community. The OHP A master plan update also expr ess es interest in expanding its facility to accommodate cr uise ships. The cruise industry also has a bad reputation for pollution and spoiling small towns. Mr. Bruce characterizes the creation of jobs as their ultimate objective. However the mas ter plan update only claims to create about 22 jobs, and many more will be lost as the impact of their expansion diminishes tourism and causes retirees to relocate. A lack of substantial net increase in n umber of jobs is not job creation, but simply d estabilization of the community by shifting jobs f rom one area to an unrelated area. We are in favor of a port that functions well and that can maintain its r e cent higher levels of activ ity However we ar e not interested in this at any cost. Margaret Kirkland Amelia Island F unny how thr ough all the recent Planning A dvisory Board meetings regarding expansion of the Port they forgot to mention that Kinder Mor g an is asking the Florida Depar t ment of Envir onmental Pr o tection to revise its air quality permit because they now want to annually transpor t 500,000 tons of bulk coal thr ough our community. Is this an oversight, an indiscretion, a misunderstanding, a basic hoodwinking, outr ight lying or quiet omission? I am confused. K inder Morgans core business is moving fossil fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas so why should this surprise me? W e ll, even the city didn t even know about the request to change the air quality permit until a concerned citizen br ought it to their attention last week. By the time the city did know of the application however there was less than a week left within the FDEP comment period. P ort Commissioner Richard Bruce said in his editorial viewpoint (Sept. 6t is a publicly owned business (ours obligations to benefit all 75,000 of us in our county.... In reality, the Port has turned complete control of its operation over to Kinder Morgan (Nassau Terminals LLC), which cares about one thing and thats Kinder Morgan not the welfare of the citizens of Fernandina Beach and Nassau County. The FDEP air quality per mit (0890440-001AC) that Kinder Morgan has applied for says that they want to off-load and transport 500,000 tons of coal through our community without any restrictions on their hours of operation, i.e., 24 hours a day/365 days a year Or as they expr ess it in the application: hours/year (8784 in any Leap Y ear). In the application they describe their operation as trans-loading coal from vessels to hoppers and then transferring to trucks for offsite delivery; they also will trans-load coal via clamshell to bar ges for temporar y storage. The coal will then be transferred from the barge via clamshell to the hoppers and then to trucks for of fsite deliver y . Kinder Morgan has grown into one of the lar gest bulk port operators in the country. They already operate coal export facilities in Virginia, South Carolina and Louisiana. If you do research, they have a miserable track record and their existing coal expor t operations ar e well known for blighting neighborhoods and fouling rivers. Welcome to the future. Coal trains and trucks are known to release coal dust into the air that can degrade air qualit y further and expose the community to dust i nhalation. Health ef fects of coal dust exposure i nclude: increased asthma, wheezing and cough in children and persons with respiratory problems; plus a possible wide range of health pr o b lems associated with exposur e to heavy metals which are designated as hazardous air pollutants including lead, selenium and mercury. This is not a clean industry, but not to worry our island already supports six pulmonary spec ialists because of the par ticulate matter already f loating in the air. So there will be a place to turn to if respiratory problems become more frequent than they alr e ady ar e Air quality is a lar ge concer n for our community, but so is water quality. The Ports master plan alludes to utilizing storage at the pogy plant. Whether coal is kept on barges in the river ors tored there, any release of coal residue could be d evastating for the Egans Creek watershed. Coal d ust and coal dust pollutants could affect the whole tidal area from Tiger and Little Tiger islands to the marsh and thr o ugh the gates under Atlantic into the Gr eenway, devastating all the natural resources and wildlife we all cherish so much in this community Here is my question: Do the citizens of Fernandina and Nassau County have a strength of vision that springs from a deep commitment toa healthy environment and natural beauty of Amelia Island, or a lack of cohesiveness that will allow deep-pocketed corporate inter e sts to risk our communitys health and property values as they profit from our towns environmental decline? The answer should be easy: We as a community must hold fast to the tenets that best showcase the spirit and beauty of Fernandina/Amelia Island and therefore reject any plan that poses such environmental dangers. As many have said before, this is not just a local Fer nandina Beach city issue. Take action by contacting city commissioners and ask that they request an FDEP Administrative Hearing on behalf of the citizens of Fernandina Beach and the Historic District. This must be done immediately for the city to have a stake in this decision! There is a designated point person at FDEP, Richard Simpson. Feel free to communicate with him at: email@example.com or (904 fice/(904 possible resource is Rick Rachal from the Waste and Air Resource Management Office: Richar d.Rachal@dep.state.fl.us or telephone (904 The public is encouraged to attend a Por t Authority Meeting today at 6 p.m. at the county commission chambers, James Page Governmental Complex, Nassau Place, Yulee. Julie Fer r eira Fernandina Beach CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 7A W EDNESDAY S EPTEMBER 10, 2014 OPINION News-Leader HOW TO WRITE US The News-Leader welcomes your letters. n Letters must include writer s name (printed and signature), address and telephone number n Writers are normally limited to one letter in a 30-day period. n No poems will be published. n Letters should be typed or printed. n Not all letters ar e published. n Send letters to: mparnell@fbnewsleader. com or to the Editor, P.O. Box 16766, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035 V isit us online at fbnewsleader.com VOICE OF THE PEOPLE The talk of the town is port expansion, or at least thats the talk of the political class, the people who live downtown and environmentalists. The once quiet issue has ignited a firestorm of protest, worry, even fear within a p opulation that had gotten used to, but not fully accepted, a level of industrial activity so incongruous with our towns quality of life goals that its saddening to even think about it. Numbers can be comforting Over 90 percent of our young people graduate high school these days or numbers can be scary Port expansion will increase truck traffic on Eighth Street by 700 trucks per day, and there are a l ot of scary numbers being thrown around out there. But Ive always been skeptical of numbers. You can prove anything with numbers; you can comfort anybody with numbers and you can scare anybody with numbers. Personally, when considering serious issues like port expansion, I look away from the numbers, from balance and spread sheets, from numbers meant to s hock and from numbers meant to soothe, I look away and take a more human approach whats the history of the issue? How do my initial feelings, negative or positive, fit with how I see the future? Its a vision thing, first and last, beginning to end its a vision thing. For me, the issue of port expansion starts with a premise thats inviolate: any attempt to expand the Port of Fernandina has to be, must b e, met with opposition from any and all elected or appointed bodies involved in the decision-making process. Just say no, resoundingly, emphatically and unanimously; just say no. See, for me the issue of port expansion is p ersonal: In the interest of full disclosure, Kasey a nd I live downtown, not far from the Port and the intermittent beep, beep, beeping of the P orts heavy equipment is irritating. But its worse at night and our window-unit air conditioner is, thankfully, purposely overpowering. The noise factor somewhat conquered, the o nly other negative impacts to our living situation are the trucks on Eighth Street and the extension of a once limited industrial panorama along the waterfront. I was a city commissioner when the Port project was initially presented for a pproval. I remember, distinctly, the Ocean, Highway and Port Authoritys representative saying this: The Port of Fernandina will only be postage stamp sized, the real impact and growth will take place at the Lofton Creek site. Comforted, and convinced of the minimal impact, the commission approved the Port Authoritys plan. Well, the Port of F ernandina never was postage stamp sized and it never was a secondary site. Its footprint immediately exploded like a zinnia in spring and its being the Port Authoritys primary site has never been in question. After seeking permission to expand into the historic district in the late s, the Port promised no future similar expansion requests. The commission, to protect the hist oric district, passed a resolution prohibiting the Port from expanding further south. The implication: the ports as big as its going to get. The reality: its not as big as we want it to get. H eres the thing: the Ports required to u pdate its master plan every so often; every f ive years, 10 years, I dont know, Ive forgotten, and master plans are wish lists that everyt hings added to handling, storing and shipping coal, more trucks per day, new warehouses, etc. I get that. But master plans have this annoying way of becoming reality, unless opposed and rejected. Once master plans are approved, thats it; its over. Ten years from n ow if the Port wants to do this or that and the community is opposed, sorry, this or that was approved when the master plan was approved in 2014. Bottom line for the committees, agencies and commissions that have to approve the Ports master plan port expansion: is this what we want for our community? Do we really want further industrial expansion along the w aterfront? Does industrial expansion in an area that prides itself on historic preservation work? Much of downtown is residential, populated by homeowners who value quiet enjoyment of property, how do their goals and rights mesh with industrial expansion? If increased truck traffic is an inevitable byproduct of port expansion, can our infrastructure really handle it? I ts a vision thing. Ive written, many times, about the difference between place and town. Some people want our community to be a place; in my mind a place is to be used and exploited and some people see our community in purely economic terms. Others see us as a town; a community where essentials are valued, protected and preserved green space, public buildings, public access to public p laces, parks, etc. For me, industrial expansion along the waterfront port expansion violates our concept of town and continues the process of making us a place. Decision-makers I ask y ou, once again, to keep our community a town; vote no, over and over again, on indust rial expansion along our waterfront vote no, over and over again on port expansion. R on Sapp is a former city commissioner. Port expansion whose vision? 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. We believe that strong newspapers build strong communities Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to the truth, integrity, quality and hard work. F OY R. M ALOY J R ., P UBLISHER M ICHAEL P ARNELL E DITOR M IKE H ANKINS A DVERTISING D IRECTOR R OBERT F IEGE P RODUCTION D IRECTOR B OB T IMPE C IRCULATION D IRECTOR A NGELINE M UDD B USINESS O FFICE M ANAGER S IN P ERRY A SSISTANT E DITOR B ETH J ONES S PORTS E DITOR D I NK N E S M ITH P RESIDENT T OM W OOD C HAIRMAN T T h h e e v v i i e e w w s s e e x x p p r r e e s s s s e e d d b b y y t t h h e e c c o o l l u u m m n n i i s s t t s s a a n n d d l l e e t t t t e e r r w w r r i i t t e e r r s s o o n n t t h h i i s s p p a a g g e e a a r r e e t t h h e e i i r r o o w w n n a a n n d d d d o o n n o o t t n n e e c c e e s s s s a a r r i i l l y y r r e e f f l l e e c c t t t t h h e e v v i i e e w w s s o o f f t t h h e e n n e e w w s s p p a a p p e e r r , i i t t s s o o w w n n e e r r s s o o r r e e m m p p l l o o y y e e e e s s . DEBATE AND T ACKLE R on Sapp THE PAST: Befor e the Fr ench, befor e the Spanish, there was the harbor. It is the finest natural harbor south of the Chesapeake Bay inV ir ginia. Native Americans fished its waters and har vested oysters from its shallows. Remnants of their oyster shell middens are still visible at various locations around our community. The French came to visit, and then the Spanish came to stay. They constr ucted For t San Carlos and the T own of Fernandina. It is reported to be the last Spanish town platted in the wester n hemi spher e. They did not come because of our white, sandy beaches. They came because of the harbor. THE PRESENT : Today this harbor is called the Port of Fernandina. It is governed by the Ocean Highway and Por t Authority of Nassau County (OHPA) and its property is held in that name. The OHP A is a Special District of the state of Florida. It is not a branch of Nassau County government, nor the city of Fernandina Beach. It belongs to the citizens, and both its boundaries and its authorities ar e described in a charter issued by the state of Florida thr ough an act of the legislatur e. It is your Por t and its boundaries of operation ar e not limited to the city of Fernandina Beach, or even Nassau County. They extend into Duval and Baker counties in Florida, and into the state of Georgia. Its operations are not limited to a maritime port. Instead, they include a wide range of economic endeavors, from recreation to heavy industry to transpor tation. Y our Port is one of the 15 deep-water ports named in Florida Statute 311.09. Your Port moved 11,628 tons of freight in the month of July 2014. The car go consisted of containers, kraft liner board for boxes, lumber and miscellaneous cargo. There were 5 vessels calls on the por t in August. THE FUTURE: OHP A is r equired, as a matter of law, to plan for its futur e. This law is Florida Statute 311.14 and the plan is called a Port Master Plan or strategic plan. There are five areas in the plan which ar e specifically described at FS. 311.14(2eas has r equir ements, which may include components or studies. Ther e ar e other laws which also dictate pieces of the plan. The OHP A adopted its most recent plan in June 2014. It replaces a previous plan which, in turn, replaced an earlier plan. Because of our charter, our planning extends beyond the maritime port located in Fer nandina Beach. Because of the law our planning looks at the maritime port as part of a transpor tation system. As a matter of law (FS. 311.14(1 must be consistent with the goals of the Florida Transportation Plan. It must identify 510and 20-year needs for the seapor t system, including seaport, road and rail projects that are needed to ensure the success of the transpor tation system as a whole, in suppor ting the economic development goals of the state of Florida. Clyde W Davis is attorney for the Ocean Highway & Port Authority of Nassau County. VIEWPOINT /CLYDE W. DAVIS/O CEAN H IGHWAY & P ORT A UTHORITY P or t past, present, future
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This annual event focuses on the dangers of driving, especially around the Labor Day holiday weekend, and the tragic loss of life that occurs in traffic crashes. During 2013, 34 people lost their life inF lorida during Labor Day weekend with almost 30 percent of those alcohol-related. L aw enforcement officers in both states cracked down on drunk driving over the holid ay weekend with special patrols and safety checks resulting in DUI arrests. HANDS ACROSS THE BORDER Sheriff produces series of crime prevention videos M ARY MAGUIRE News-Leader The Nassau County Sheriffs Office will produce a new series of crime prevention videos to post on the departments website at www.nassauso.com. T he safety messages will feature a variety of subjects, including bullying, domestic violence, identity theft, shoplifting and illegal drug use. The videos also will be available to the school districts resource officers to show to local students. T he program was announced at the recent county commission meeting when the sheriff asked the board to spend $12,000 from the Crime Prevention Trust Fund for production. The request is required by state statute. The budget office said the f und holds $225,000. The money is collected through court fees, including $50 imp osed on felony convictions and $20 for other criminal o ffenses. Assistant County Manager a nd Office of Management and Budget Director Shanea Jones said the Crime Prevention Trust Fund collects about $40,000 annually and that m oney must be spent on crime prevention programs. A ccording to support documents from the meeting, the s heriffs office will hire Don Flynn Pictures, Inc. in Jacksonville to produce the videos. In an email last week, Sheriff Bill Leeper said the prod uction schedule is still being developed and that all of the v ideo will be taken in Nassau County. T his sheriff has previously produced a series of public service announcements (PSAs are posted online. The videos put the spotlight o n a variety of subjects, including the departments agricult ure and marine unit, crime scene evidence, motorcycle u nit and Shop with Cops program. In an email last week, Leeper said, Go to our website at www.nassauso.com and click o n NCSO-TV and you will see (them T here is also a singing presentation from the sheriffs staff a nd local children titled Safety Tips for Christmas. The tips seem appropriate in any season and include: wear your seatbelt, lock your d oor, check your credit card bill, designate a driver, say no t o drugs, always be alert, protect your identity, hide your v aluables, dont text while driving, carry minimal cash, park under lighting and have a visible house number. Watch for utility bill scams TALLAHASSEE Attorney General Pam Bondi advises F loridians to be wary of utility b ill scams. In recent utility s cams, someone calls and c laims to be a representative of a utility company and tells the c ustomer that their utility bill is overdue and payment must be received or services will be shut off immediately. Scammers use devices that alter the caller ID to look like a utilityc ustomer service number. Payments are requested in ways, such as wiring the m oney, prepaid cards or gift c ards. Targets include restaur ants and other businesses that c ant afford to have their utilit y services abruptly shut off; h owever, individual consumers are just as likely to be targeted. Consumers can protect themselves from utility scams by following these tips: Never provide personal i nformation over the phone or through email; If contacted by a suspic ious person claiming to be the c ustomers utility company, the c ustomer should contact his o r her utility company and notif y them of the recent commun ications and check the billing status of their account; and Report any suspicious activity to Attorney General Pam Bondis Fraud Hotline by calling 1-866-966-7226 or by vis-i ting MyFloridaLegal.com.
T his was written by Angela Daughtry of the News-Leader f rom oral and written reports by the Nassau County Sheriffs Office, the City of Fernandina Beach Police Department and other agencies. Arrest indicates s uspicion of a crime, not guilt. Anyone with information a bout criminal activity can contact the Fernandina Beach Police D epartment at 277-7342 or the Nassau County Sheriff Office at 225-5174 (Non-Emergency Line), 548-4009 (Administrative Receptionist), or 855-725-2630 ( Toll Free). The We Tip program 18 00-78CRIME also allows callers to leave anonymous tips. T T o o d d d d l l e e r r f f o o u u n n d d w w a a n n d d e e r r i i n n g g A 24-year-old father was a rrested for child neglect Aug. 29 after his 21-month-old son w as found wandering by himself naked in a Fernandina B each subdivision, according to a police report. A man in the Flora Parke neighborhood called police around 10:30 a.m. Aug. 29 to say he found a child standing on the side of the road with two dogs. T he child was naked a nd exposed to the sunl ight, and also had a severe rash on his buttocks, the man told police. The temperature was reporte dly 91 degrees. Child Protective Services w as called immediately and a supervisor took custody of the c hild. Using information from the dogs tags, police found the child s pr o bable residence and attempted to make contact with his guardians, according to ther epor t, by banging loudly on t he door W hen no one answered, offic ers entered the house through an open side door, announcing themselves loudly several times, the r eport stated. Once at the top of the stairs, police found Kyle Frazier Higginbotham asleep in a bed r oom; but Higginbotham r eporte dly did not wake until police w ere in the bedroom announcing themselves. H igginbotham was reportedly slow in understanding why police were there and told them he believed his son was in the house, according to the report. A fter being read his rights, Higginbotham told police he w as at a friends house with his son until 2:30 a.m. and returned h ome around 5 a.m. Police determined through a horizontal gaze nystagmus sobriety test that studies the eyes that Higginbotham was i ntoxicated, the report stated. The Child Protective Servic es official informed police there was already an investigat ion in reference to inadequate supervision for the child, the report stated. Urinalysis showed Higginbotham tested positive for mari juana, benzodiazepines, cocaine, oxycodone, opiates and m ethadone, the report stated. Police determined the child h ad walked up to half a mile from his residence in order to make his way to the area where he was eventually found by the neighbor. According to the report, it was an hour from the time the child was found until police were able to locate and question Higginbotham. Higginbotham was arrested for child neglect without great h arm and transported to Nassau County Jail, where he w as being held on $50,002 bond. C C r r u u e e l l t t y y t t o o h h o o r r s s e e s s A Hilliard man was arrested for aggravated animal cruelty after the horses in his care weref ound to be in extremely poor health, resulting in the euthan ization of one horse, according to a police report. P olice were called to 2609 Lott Road, Hilliard, due to two complaints that horses on the pr oper t y were in poor health. A Nassau County Animal Control investigator told police he found six horses on the pr op e r ty at various levels of emaci a tion, according to the report. S everal horses appeared to have infected wounds, but one horse had a severe injury to itsr ear legs and swelling of its hoof. The horses hooves also appeared misshapen, as if they had not been tended to in a ver y l ong time, and the animal was r eportedly in visible pain b ecause it kept lying down and could not put weigh on its left l eg, the report stated. The resident of the property, Joseph Mark Kraai, 43, told police he assumed responsibility for the horses after his mothe r moved to Jacksonville 10 months ago. He said he had an a ccount set up with a local feed store and fed the horses twice d aily. He also noted the horses had not been de-wormed in six to nine months, police said. A veterinarian was called to the property and confirmed the i njured horse was in extreme pain and, due to Kraais failure t o take action, would have to be euthanized, the report stated. S he also noted the horses could be emaciated due to not being de-wormed every six weeks. Kraais mother arrived and told police she had left the anim als in her sons care and agreed to sign over the remaini ng horses to Animal Control. The veterinarian told police the o ther horses could be rehabilitated with proper medical treatment. Because Kraais failure to take action resulted in cruel, excessive and repeated inflicted pain or suffering to the horses, he was arrested for aggravated animal cruelty. 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 Brooke Deann Brown, 21, 8 5373 Claxton Road, Yulee, Aug. 31, larceny/grand theft, more t han $300 but less than $5,000. n Lucas Wayne Eckerty, 34, Lake Helen, Aug. 29, Nassau County warrant, violation of probation, possession of cocaine,D UI. n Tina Lynn Rayos, 41, 9 50084 Santa Juana Road, Fernandina Beach, Aug. 29, N assau County capias, violation of probation/sale or delivery of cocaine, failure to appear/grand theft, bond sur r e nder/felony retail theft. n Bryan Keith Hembree, 42, 1715 Pheasant Lane, Fer nand ina Beach, Aug. 29, possession o f marijuana over 20 grams, poss ession or use of drug equipment. n James Watson Hobbes Jr., 29, no addr ess available, Aug. 29, battery with strangulation, domestic battery. n Britt W alter T yson, 32, 1 0132 Mulber r y Landing A nnex, Hilliard, Aug. 29, poss ession of methamphetamine, resisting arrest without viol ence. n James Thomas Legg, 39, Lynchburg, Va., Aug. 28, Nassau County capias, armed robbery, battery of a person 65 y ears of age or older. n Justin Shane Thomas, 19, 9 5180 Karen Walk, Fernandina Beach, Aug. 27, aggravated batt ery, damage to property/criminal mischief over $200 but under $1,000, reckless driving first offense, traffic offense DUI with damage to property. n D eanne Monae Pollock, 21, Folkston, Ga., Aug. 27, N assau County warrant, exploitation of the elderly. n D aniel Fletcher Lee, 42, 86272 Yulee Hills Road, Yulee, Aug. 27, Nassau County warrant, sale of a controlled substance. n M oses Elton Hayes, 31, Jacksonville, Aug. 27, possess ion of a controlled substance without a prescription, moving t raffic violation/drivers license restriction, driving while license suspended, second offense. n Toni Michelle Anderson, 40, 45088 Rhoden Lane, Callahan, Aug. 26, retail theft. n Derrick Lamar Henry, 36, 85220 Crews Road, Fernandina Beach, Aug. 26, possession of cocaine, possession of crack cocaine, possession of marijuan a more than 20 grams. n Turevon Kevin Thomas, 3 2, Dublin, Ohio, Aug. 26, grand theft of a fire extinguisher, diso rderly intoxication, damage to property/criminal mischief over $200 but under $1,000, resisting arrest without violence, domestic battery. n D avid Allen Fowler, 29, 94067 Duck Lake Drive, Yulee, A ug. 26, aggravated cruelty to animals. n A ngela Darlene Saunders, 60, 94544 Duck Lake Drive, Yulee, Aug. 26, bond surrender, batter y of a person 65 years of age or older. n Samuel Clifford Laster, 50, W aycr oss, Ga., Aug. 26, bur g lar y with assault or batter y. n M elissa Marie Lizzamore, 3 2, St. Marys, Ga., Aug. 25, Nassau County warrant, sale, manufacture or delivery of marijuana. n Quillie Antuawn Grimes, 27, St. Marys, Ga., Aug. 25, Camden County war rant, pos s ession of marijuana with intent t o sell. CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 9A W EDNESDAY S EPTEMBER 10, 2014 NEWS News-Leader P OLICE REPORT COURT REPORT H igginbotham S heriffs shootout Nov. 7 The Nassau County S heriffs Office and NCSO C harities, Inc. ar e sponsoring the second annual Sherif f Shootout sporting clay tournament on Nov. 7 at Amelia Shotgun Sports in Yulee. Registration starts at 9 a.m.; shooting begins at 10 with the awards ceremony at 11:30 followed by lunch. All participants will receive a hat and T-shirt. Please join and test your shooting skills against Sheriff Bill Leeper, fellow law enforcement of ficers and ar ea leaders while helping raise money for NCSO Charities, Inc. to benefit our community. Form a 4-person team for $500 or a 2-person team for $300. If you ar e not a good shot, you can still support the cause by being a sponsor For fur ther infor mation or to sign up contact Larry Boatwright at 548-4027 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. NCSO Charities, Inc. is a 501(c3ofit organization whose main goal is to assist children and families in need within Nassau County T he following report was compiled by Angela Daughtry, N ews-Leader staff, from the Sept. 4 court docket of Circuit Court Judge Robert M. Foster. n Erick Shawn Barnhill pleaded guilty to dealing in stolen property, was adjudic ated guilty and sentenced to time served in Nassau County J ail. He was not prosecuted on charges of grand theft and false identification of regulated metals property under $300. He was ordered to pay $418 in court costs, $300 in restitution (paid in court), $ 150 to the Public Defenders Office and $100 to the State A ttorneys Office. n Ryan Kilpatrick Benefield pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of cocaine, no citation, possession of less than 20 g rams of cannabis, no citation, driving while license susp ended, canceled or revoked first conviction, and possession of controlled substance paraphernalia and was adjudicated guilty. On the driving count he was sentenced to time served in Nassau County Jail. On the remaining charges he was sentenced to six months in jail with credit for time served. He was ordered to pay $518 in court costs, $150 to the Public Defenders O ffice and $100 to the State A ttorneys Office. n T racey Bonita Britt pleaded guilty to sale, manufactur e or delivery of a controlled substance and sale, manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance with intent to sell, and was adjudic ated guilty. She was sent enced to 13 months in a state prison on each count, with cr e dit for time ser v ed, to r u n concur rently. She was ordered to pay a total of $1,036 in cour t costs, $300 to the Public Defenders Office and $ 200 to the State Attorneys O ffice. n R ichard Barnie Cooper pleaded guilty to two counts of sale, deliver y purchase or manufacture of marijuana and adjudication was withheld. He was sentenced to 18 months dr ug of fender pr obation and m ust submit to random urin alysis and have a drug/alcoh ol evaluation within 60 days and follow up with any recommended tr e atment. He was ordered to pay a total of $1,036 in court costs, $300 to the Public Defender s Of fice and $200 to the State Attor ney s O ffice. n T ara Autumn Cornish p leaded guilty to grand theft a nd giving false verification of ownership to a pawnbr o ker and adjudication was withheld. She was sentenced to 18 months pr obation and was or dered to have a mental health evaluation within 30 days and follow up with anyt reatment. Probation may be t er minated early if all terms are successfully completed. She was or d er ed to pay $418 in court costs, $150 to the Public Defender s Office, $100 to the State Attorneys Office and $50 in restitution. Probation may be transferred to Clay County. n Justin Byr on Cr eamer pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine, no citation, driv ing while license suspended, habitual of fender and possession of controlled substance paraphernalia and was adjudicated guilty He was sen tenced to 10 months in Nassau County Jail with cr edit for time ser ved on the first two char ges and to time served on the paraphernalia charge and ordered to pay $518 in court costs, $150 to the Public Defenders Office and $100 to the State Attor ney s Office. n Joshua Lee Fillingham pleaded not guilty to aggra vated assault and criminal mischief over $200 but under $1,000. n Adam Joshua Galvan pleaded guilty to sale, deliver y pur chase or manufactur e of marijuana and adjudication was withheld. He was sen tenced to two years dr ug offender probation and must submit to random urinalysis and have a dr ug alco hol evaluation within 60 days and follow up with any recommended tr eatment. He was ordered to pay $518 in cour t costs, $150 to the Public Defender s Office and $100 to the State Attorneys Office. n Damon Rober t Har dy pleaded guilty to a lesserincluded charge of burglary to a str uctur e and was adjudi cated guilty. He was sentenced to 10 months in Nassau County Jail with credit for time served, followed by 18 months probation, and must have no contact or communication w ith the victim. He was ordered to pay $418 in court c osts, $150 to the Public Defenders Office and $100 to the State Attorneys Office. n Guss Antonio Holcey pleaded guilty to two counts of sale or delivery of cocaine and was adjudicated guilty. He was s entenced to eight years in a state prison on each count, w ith credit for time served, to run concurrently. He was not prosecuted on two counts of possession of firearm ammunition by a convicted felon, possession of a structure or vehicle knowingly to t raffic drugs, possession of cocaine, no citation, possess ion of marijuana over 20 grams and possession of controlled substance paraphernalia, with the agreement that any gun charges stemming from a Jan. 16 arrest will not be federally prosecuted. He w as ordered to pay a total of $1,036 in court costs, $300 to t he Public Defenders Office and $200 to the State Attorneys Office. n A jury trial date of Nov. 17 was set for Lavarina Mitchell, charged with battery on a person 65 years or older. n Justin Robert Murphy pleaded guilty to sale, delivery, purchase or manufacture of marijuana and adjudication was withheld. He was sent enced to 18 months drug o ffender probation and must s ubmit to random urinalysis and have a drug/alcohol evaluation within 60 days and fol low up with any recommended treatment. He was ordered to pay $518 in court costs and $100 to the State Attorneys O ffice. n L ouis J. Paris pleaded guilty to armed robbery and was adjudicated guilty He was sentenced to 10 years in a state prison, to run concur-r ently with all other cases for which he is serving sentences. H e was ordered to pay $17,000 i n restitution joint and several w ith a co-defendant, $418 in court costs, $150 to the Regional Conflict Counsel and $100 to the State Attorneys Office. n Angela Darlene Saunders pleaded guilty to a lesser i ncluded charge of domestic b attery and adjudication was w ithheld. She was sentenced to time served in Nassau County Jail followed by 12 months probation. She must have no alcohol and must enr oll in mental health coun seling within 30 days with suc c essful completion, must comp lete emotional management t raining classes and attend two A A meetings per week. She must have no violent contact the victim, may not live with the victim while on pr obation and must submit to an alco hol evaluation and follow up with treatment. She was ordered to pay $223 in courtc osts, $100 to the Public D efender s Office and $50 to the State Attorneys Office. n Philip Elias Shef f ield III submitted a written plea of not guilty to char g es of discharging a firearm from a vehicle within 1,000 feet of a person, possession of firearm ammunition by a convicted felon and using a fir ear m under the influence of a dr ug. n Gregory Travis Shields pleaded guilty to dealing in stolen property, impersonating a police officer and lesserincluded char ges of bur glar y of a conveyance and grand theft and was adjudicated guilty He was not pr osecuted on a char ge of giving false ownership information on pawned items $300 or more. He was sentenced to 24 months in a state prison, with cr edit for time ser ved, to r un currently. He was ordered to pay a total of $1,079 in r esti tution, $836 in cour t costs, $300 to the Public Defenders Office and $200 to the State Attor ney s Of fice. n Samie Lee Woods III pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine, no citation, and driving under the influence of alcohol and was adjudicated guilty On count one he was sentenced to 18 months drug offender probation. On count two he was sentenced to 12 months probation with the special conditions of 10 days in Nassau County Jail with cr ed it for time served, Level 2 DUI school, suspension of his dri ver s license for five years, impoundment of his vehicle tag for 30 days, and a dr ug/alcohol evaluation and any follow-up treatment. He also was ordered to attend aV ictim Impact Panel class. 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I I f you have calories to b urn, a spirit of adventure and the patience to d rive three hours to reach your destination, have I got an outing for you! Juniper Springs Run is a 7mile canoe trail in Ocala N ational Forest, beginning at the spring and ending at theo nly road to cross this wilderness area about three or four p addling hours later. And if you need help along the way, forget it. No cell phone connections, no roads, no way for anything other than a canoe t o get through. The day we went there were no otherc anoes in sight or hearing during our entire outing. W e had the river and the wildlife all to ourselves. Wonderful! Bucko and I got to the springs around 10 one Friday m orning. Already the temperature was in the 90s but no p roblem here. The water is a constant 72 degrees originati ng from the springs and the heavily shaded canopy provides a welcome relief from the usual Florida heat. I ts a bit of a hassle getting your canoe to the water from the rental concession, though, so be forewarned. By the time we filled out numer-o us forms, got rid of all our disposables like water bott les that we had to empty into purchased non-disposable containers, and put our camera and keys in only one Ziplock bag per canoe, then hoisted our canoe onto a cart to drag it a long distance to the p ut-in point, then drag t he cart back again to the start, it took us 45 minutes to finally get on the water. But as soon as we g ot going, all inconveniences were forgotten. The start of the trail is very shallow and sandy, barely passable, but as we continued downstream the current picked up and soon we were using all our canoeing skills t o keep from crashing into the banks on every turn, or tipping over on many logs near the surface. Here and there large logs crossed the stream, and the only way to get by was to hunker down in the canoe and pass under them. All of these obstacles made the trip a rare Be Here Now experience with no time to worry about the future or think about the past. Instead it was all Pull l eft! Pull right! Fend off! D efinitely not a trip for beginn ers. As we made our way downstream we came close to large basking turtles who did not even blink as we passed by within touching distance of them. They knew their river, and knew where the currents would take the canoers just a regular p art of their life. The water was so clear we could watch s chools of fish go by and others staking out their nests and territories on sandy patches of the bottom. Along the way we spotted pileated woodpeckers, a large blue heron and no alligators, although most people see them here too. B ut we did see otters! Just as we got into an open prairie area of the stream and rounded a bend, right next to us, maybe eight feet away, two large river otters were feeding in a pond. In the front of the canoe I saw them first, stopped paddling and scramb led to get my camera out of the Ziplock bag. That was a mistake. In my few seconds of inattention Bucko in the back was swept into a bramble bush. We spent the next few minutes trying to extricate him from the thorns without tipping over, and, of course the otters were long gone by the time we looked for them again. Im sure they are chuckling about this still. O n the final stretch of the r un, Buckos shirt was bloodi ed from the thorns, I was scratching insect bites and we were both getting tired. Black storm clouds were gathering and we heard distant thunder. By now the take-out point couldnt be c lose enough for us. We were d one. B ut there it was, the bridge and the take-out point! In short order we were out of the canoe and in the air-conditioned shuttle van heading back to our car. And then the appr oaching stor m hit us full o n, lightning bolts right next t o us, rain in sheets causing t he van to hydr o plane over the r o ad. W e wer e safe and sound, but 10 other canoes, poor souls, were still on the water behind us! Check out Juniper Spring Run online and see it your self. Its a great Florida exper ience. P at Foster T urley is a zoolo gist on Amelia Island. She wel comes your nature questions and observations. email@example.com 10A W EDNESDAY S EPTEMBER 10, 2014 NEWS News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Canoe adventure 277-3942 CFC 1426558 FL CFC 057478GA M PR 006661 474390 E. S.R. 200 Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 DEER W ALK Call,come in,email us firstname.lastname@example.org.We are a fourth generation full service plumbing family.Repair,remodel,replace or new construction for residential,industrial or commercial needs.24/7e mergency service.Counter sales and showroom open to you.Phones a nswered by caring people. 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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK OUTDOORS/ TIDES WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER10, 2014NEWS-LEADER/ FERNANDINABEACH, FL ORIDA Yu lee Middle School beat Camden County's eighth-grade team 44-12 Sept. 2. Maurice Moore had 129 yards rushing with three touchdowns. Antwuan Alexander had 77 yards and a score. Chase Crider rushed for 75 yards and a TD. Quarterback Jaxon Crosby also scored a TDon the ground. The YMSHornets had more than 300 r ushing yards on the night. Linebacker Jordan Richo and defensive ends Bryson Smith and Colin Williams led the defense. "For our first game the boys played better than I expected," Shaun Forbes said. "We were firing on all cylinders of the game. The offensive line was opening up holes all night long for our backs. The defense did a great job pursing to the ball." Y ulee hosted Callahan Tuesday. BETH JONESNe w s-LeaderThe Hornets are 2-0 with Friday's 53-12 r out of visiting Potter's House. "It was kind of a sloppy game, way too many penalties,"said Bobby Ramsay, head football coach at Yulee High School. "That part was disappointing. I am really happy though with a lot of the player development. I think our guys, from a skill standpoint, are coming around. The coaching staff has really done a good job of getting players in position to make plays. "I think this was the first time since 2012 we had over 400 yards and, defensively, we forced turnovers, which is always a focus of ours." Jamari Peacock had 110 of those yards on 16 carries. He also scored a touchdown for the Hornets. Kris Maxie had 10 carries for 97 yards and a TD. Ironne Coley had 58 yards on four touches with a score. Brody Vinson and Chauncey Hamilton also scored on the night. A.J. Damiano had a pair of interceptions and Chris Roberts and Kenny Gammons had two quarterbacks sacks apiece to lead the defense. The Hornets have a bye week before entering district play Sept. 19 at Westside, formerly Forrest High School. "The key for us this week is twofold," Ramsay said. "One, we need to begin to prepare for Westside. They have played some good teams really close and have excellent athletes in the front seven and at quarterback and running back. We need to take advantage of the extra week. "Second, we need to get as healthy as we can; we have yet to go into a game with our whole team suited out." FOOT B ALL SO C CER SATURDAYHornets roll to 2-0, beat Potters House 53-12 Nease Panthers r ally, edge PiratesBETH JONESNe w s-LeaderThe Pirates lost a nail-biter Friday night at Nease. After leading 12-0, the host Panthers rallied to beat the visitors 14-12. "I'm very proud of our effort Friday night," said Travis Hodge, head coach at Fernandina Beach High School. "I thought the kids r esponded very well from the Yulee game. We must focus on ourselves and getting better, not on the opposing team. Regardless of who we play, we have to get better every week or we're gonna come up short. "Disappointed we lost but very proud of our effort and really feel that we found our identity. Defensively really a bunch of guys had great games. Offensively we had right at 300 yards of offense; just too many mistakes but we'll fix those things." Brett Evans scored on a 12-yard run in the second quarter. With a bad snap on the pointafter, the Pirates led 6-0. "The defense played strong through the first half,"Hodge said. "On offense we missed a lot of scoring opportunities." The Pirates carried the 6-0 lead into the lockerroom at halftime. In the third quarter, Tyreke Hubbard broke a 54-yard run to put the Pirates in Nease territory again. Spencer Cutajar scored on a 24-yard run. The Pirates went for two but the attempt failed. Nease scored early in the fourth and with four minutes left to move ahead 14-12. The Pirates (0-2) host Hilliard Friday in the home opener. "Hilliard is always a tough game for us," Hodge said. "Coach Allison has really done a great job there since he took over. Their quarterback is a very good football player." Kickoff is at 7 p.m. at Pirate Field. YMS tops Camden eighth-grade squad PHOTOS BY BETH JONES/NEWS-LEADERRain Saturday didn't hinder play at the Amelia Island Youth Soccer fields on Bailey Road in Fernandina Beach.
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Jaguars vs Washington Redskins (Total Points)___________ BRADRA ULERSON Fa rm Bureau InsuranceGA AL FL 5-1 SPORTS SHORTSS S h h e e r r i i f f f f s s S S h h o o o o t t o o u u t tThe Nassau County Sheriffs Office and NCSO Charities are sponsoring the second annual Sheriffs Shootout sporting clay tournament Nov.7 at Amelia Shotgun Sports in Yulee. Registration starts at 9 a.m.; shooting begins at 10 a.m. with the awards ceremony at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch. All participants will receive a hat and T-shirt. T est your shooting skills against Sheriff Bill Leeper, fellow law enforcement officers and area leaders while helping raise money for NCSO Charities to benefit the community. Form a four-person team for $500 or a two-person team for $300. Sponsorships are available. For information or to sign up, contact Larry Boatwright at 548-4027 or email at email@example.com. Y Y u u l l e e e e L L i i t t t t l l e e L L e e a a g g u u e eY ulee Little League will hold its annual board meeting at 6 p.m. Sept. 24 in the gymnasium of the Yulee Sports Complex, Goodbread Road.R R u u n n w w a a y y R R a a l l l l y yThe Ben Byrns Foundation invites all runners and walkers to the third annual Ben Byrns 5K Runway Rally Fundraiser. Participants can run or walk the 5K Challenge or the onemile Fun Run. Register now for the Sept. 27 event. Start time is 8 a.m. on the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport runways and taxiways. The 5K registration fee is $25/$30; one-mile Fun Run fee for all children ages 10 and under is $15. This year everyone will be timed with an individual My LapsTiming Chip. Register online/in-store at www.1stplacesports.com, online at www.benbyrns.com under events tab or with paper registration at Current Running, 815 S. Eighth Street, Fernandina Beach. The funds generated from this years race will support local organizations that provide programs for youth to help develop a sense of self esteem and the ability to make better choices in their lives regarding drug use. V isit www.BenByrns.com for information on the foundations mission and work with community organizations.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 T en Acres. Social hour at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. Contact Commodore Roger Henderson at (904) 624-2711 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.ameliaislandsailing.org.U U p p w w a a r r d d B B a a s s k k e e t t b b a a l l l lUpward Basketball and Cheerleading Registration at First Baptist Fernandina is now open for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade. Upward Basketball and Cheerleading is not only fun for children but a great fit for families. The programs conveniently fit into a familys busy schedule with no travel teams and just a one-hour practice and one-hour game each week. Coaches use practices and games to teach and build basketball skills while making sure the kids have fun. Kids will also learn teamwork and build self-esteem in the basketball leagues and kids basketball camps, making for a positive sports experience. Cheerleading is becoming more popular throughout North America and the Upward cheerleading programs strive to teach the basics in a fun environment. This foundation in cheerleading will help kids cheer successfully at the next level. Each coach will make fun a priority as they teach kids cheerleading skills to each child on the squad and, since there are no tryouts, every child will have the chance to bring the crowd to their feet. Busy families can even take part in the cheerleading programs because games and practices are one hour each per week. Deadline for registration is Nov. 22. This year, basketball shorts and cheerleading mock turtlenecks are included at no additional cost. Early registration (before Oct. 30) is $75. After Oct. 30, the fee is $90. First Baptist, Fernandina is located at 1600 S. Eighth St. V isit http://Upward. FBFirst.com or drop by the church office during regular business hours and pick up a registration form.A A r r m m a a d d a a F F C C t t r r y y o o u u t t s sJacksonvilles professional soccer team, the Armada FC, is looking for local and regional players to potentially join the roster as the club begins play in the North American Soccer League in spring 2015. Male players age 16 TITLE BOUTChris Vendola, 43, of Fernandina Beach captured the World Boxing Federation heavyweight title in August in Winston-Salem, N.C. V endola defeated Andrae Carthern, 34, of California, a two-time state Golden Glove champion with 25 professional fights under his belt, including two televised fights. "He's been eight and 10 rounds with two of the top 10 fighters in the world," Vendola said. Originally scheduled for November, V endola kept up his routine after three fights earlier this year. "Ihad a feeling they were going to pull a surprise,"he said. "I fought three times in the last 90 days. I stayed in the gym." V endola won the first three fights of this year by first-round knockout. "Iwas in the gym the next day (after the third fight),"he said. "I've been in the gym constantly. Riding the bike, running on the beach, in the gym at night. "I was 239 pounds at weigh-in and in unbelievable shape." V endola and Carthern went five rounds, V endola's longest bout. "I knocked him out in the fifth round," V endola said. "It was a good, good, solid fight." An upset for Vendola, who started boxing just over 10 years ago. He had one amateur fight before turning pro. His professional r ecord stands at 14-3. "First, I would like to dedicate this fight to David Rickman, the one who got me started in this,"Vendola said. "When David passed away, I stopped for a while. Iwasn't really focused on it." Rickman's widow convinced Vendola he had to keep fighting. Vendola had debated on r etiring after this fight but will fight on. "I've worked so hard the last five months," V endola said. "This is the fourth fight in three months. Finally, after years, the sport paid off for me financially. I made more money this last fight than all my previous fights added up. No sense of stopping now. I have so many offers on the table for even more money." V endola will fight in November in Jacksonville. "They called me to fight Riddick Bowe, a three-time world champion who fought Evander Holyfield three times, losing only one time out of 43 fights."SPECIALChris Vendola of Fernandina Beach won the WBF heavyweight title last month, beating Andrae Carthern, a two-time California Golden Glove champ.Ve ndola claims WBFtitle SHORTS Continued on 4B
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACKWEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER10, 2014 SPORTS News-Leader 3B YULEE HIGH SCHOOL V arsity Football Sept. 19at Forrest*7:00 Sept. 26WOLFSON*7:00 Oct. 3PAXON* (HC)7:00 Oct. 10at Ribault*7:00 Oct. 17at Baker County*7:00 Oct. 24BISHOPKENNY* (SR)7:00 Oct. 30at Stanton*7:00 Nov. 7at West Nassau7:30 *District YULEE HIGH SCHOOL Junior Varsity Football Sept. 11at Wolfson6:00 Sept. 18FERNANDINA6:00 Oct. 2at Camden (ninth gr.)5:00 Oct. 9BAKER COUNTY6:00 Oct. 16BISHOPKENNY6:00 Oct. 23at Fernandina Beach6:00 FERNANDINABEACH HIGH SCHOOL V arsity Football Sept. 12HILLIARD7:00 Sept. 19EPISCOPAL7:00 Sept. 26MENENDEZ7:00 Oct. 3at Fort White*7:30 Oct. 10WESTNASSAU(HC)7:00 Oct. 17at Taylor County*7:30 Oct. 31MADISON*7:00 *District FERNANDINABEACH HIGH SCHOOL Cross Country Sept. 13at Katie Caples Invite5:45 Sept. 20at UF Mountain Dew Open Sept. 27at Alligator Lake Open8:00 Oct. 4at Mustang Invitational7:30 Oct. 9Nassau County4:30 Oct. 18AMELIAINVITATIONAL8:00 Oct. 22District 3-2A Nov. 6Region 1-2 at Pensacola Nov. 15State 2Aat Tallahassee FERNANDINABEACH HIGH SCHOOL Junior Varsity Football Sept. 18at Yulee6:00 Sept. 25at Menendez6:00 Oct. 2BOLLES6:00 Oct. 8at West Nassau6:00 Oct. 16at Hilliard6:00 Oct. 23YULEE6:00 FERNANDINABEACH HIGH SCHOOL V olleyball Sept. 12-13 at Orlando tourney Sept. 16at Ribault*5:30/6:30 Sept. 18at Fletcher5:30/6:30 Sept. 23YULEE*5:30/6:30 Sept. 25at Orange Park5:30/6:30 Sept. 30JACKSON*5:30/6:30 Oct. 1at Mandarin5:30/6:30 Oct. 3-4 at Bolles tourney Oct. 7BOLLES5:30/6:30 Oct. 9at Raines*5:30/6:30 Oct. 10-11 JV at Bishop Kenny tourney Oct. 14CREEKSIDE5:30/6:30 Oct. 16at Ponte Vedra5:30/6:30 Oct. 20-23 District 4-4Aat WNHS District FERNANDINABEACH MIDDLE SCHOOL Football Sept. 16YULEE6:00 Sept. 23at Callahan5:00 Sept. 30Open Oct. 7BAKER COUNTY(HC)6:00 Oct. 14at Episcopal6:00 Oct. 22at Bolles5:00 YULEE MIDDLE SCHOOL Football Sept. 16at Fernandina Beach6:00 Sept. 23at Charlton County5:00 Sept. 30TRINITYMIDDLE6:00 Oct. 7BOLLES MIDDLE6:00 Oct. 21at Callahan5:00 2014 SCHEDULES The Fernandina Beach W omen's Golf Association kicked off the 2014-15 season Sept. 2 with a game of Cat Fight. Points were earned by having an eagle, birdie, par, bogey and double bogey. T wenty-six ladies enjoyed playing the newly refurbished south course and the west course. Flight A first place with plus 4 points went to Nancy Meadow; second place with minus 4 was Mary Ansley; and tied for third at minus 5 were Carol Molumphy and Mary Poole. In Flight B, first place with plus 2 went to Nancy Inboden; second went to Jennette Thomas at minus 1; in third place was Betsy Montgomery with a minus 3; and fourth place rounded the flight with Mary Ann Schroeder coming in with minus 8. First place in Flight C went to Jayne Paige with plus 2; second place Carol Minogue had at minus 3; the third spot went to Rachel Brennan with a minus 3; and in fourth place was Helen Hirsch with a minus 5. As a reminder to anyone interested in joining the ladies league, the group meets Tuesday mornings at the Fernandina Beach Golf Course, 2800 Bill Melton Road. If you would like to speak to someone or just stop over to meet the ladies, contact Carol Minogue (membership chair) at 557-6287.G G r r i i d d i i r r o o n n g g o o l l f fThe third annual College Gridiron Golf Classic will be Oct. 3 at the Golf Club of Amelia Island. The captain's choice event benefits the Fernandina Beach High School Foundation. Box lunch and tailgate party included. Register at 11 a.m. Kickoff is at 12:30 p.m. For information, call Durand Childers at 491-9820 or email raquelvanlennep@ gmail.com.P P l l a a y y f f o o r r S S t t . J J u u d d e eChili's in Yulee is hosting its first golf tournament benefiting St. Jude Children's Hospital Sept. 15 at North Hampton, which is also one of the corporate sponsors. Entry fee is $75 per person and includes barbecue lunch, cart, green fees, range balls, a goodie bag and prizes, including $25,000 for a hole-in-one, sponsored by iDrive Car Club. Get a foursome together; individual players will be assigned a foursome. Applications and completed entry forms can be picked up and dropped off up at Chili's, 463756 SR 200. Entry fees requested by Sept. 10. For information, contact Chili's Yulee manager Steve Gibson at 225-8666.F F a a l l l l e e n n H H e e r r o o e e s sFlorida Fallen Heroes.org presents the Fallen Heroes Golf Classic Sept. 12 at Eagle Landing Golf & Country Club at OakLeaf Plantation, 3989 Eagle Landing Pkwy., Orange Park. Players tee off at 1 p.m. This year's tournament is honoring Nassau County's fallen hero, Spc. Kelly J. Mixon. Proceeds from the tournament will go towards Mixon's monument to be placed at Fernandina Beach High School. Amy Mixon and her parents first learned of this foundation on the Memorial Day holiday following his passing. Dave Seamans was being interviewed about his foundation. He lost his son, Tim, in Iraq and made it his life's goal to honor each Florida Fallen Hero. Mixon's family contacted Seamans and started its campaign to honor Mixon in this way. The North Hampton Golf Club of Fernandina has provided a gift for a free round of golf with carts for a team of four. This will be a prize handed out at the tournament. All golfers are welcomed to participate is this memorable event. Registration forms can be obtained by contacting Catherine Peterson at email@example.com or by visiting www.floridafallenheros.org.S S t t a a r r t t i i n n g g P P o o i i n n t t t t o o u u r r n n e e y ySponsorships are now available for the fourth annual Starting Point Golf Tournament and the agency is looking for local companies interested in supporting mental health programs for children. Each year, the tournament raises funds to support substance abuse and mental health programs for Nassau County children. The tournament will take place Nov. 3 at Amelia National Golf & Country Club beginning with registration at 11 a.m. and capping off with a barbecue and silent auction. Sponsorships are available at four different levels and include player spots, dinner and beverages and sponsor r ecognition. Starting Point provides mental health and substance abuse services for children and teens, including school and home-based programs. In addition to sponsorships, many local firms are supporting the event with hole sponsorships and donations to the silent auction. Each year, the silent auction includes donated items such as gift certificates to salons, golf courses and restaurants, as well as gift baskets, event tickets, merchandise and artwork. For information, contact tournament chair Cherie Billings at 277-2995 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Starting Point Behavioral Health provides mental health and substance abuse treatment services to children, teens and adults in Nassau County. Serving more than 3,700 individuals each year, Starting Point is a non-profit agency. G OLF NEWS RECREATION ROUNDUPFERNANDINABEACH PARKS & RECREA TION DEPARTMENT YOUTH BASKETBALLREGISTRATION through Oct. 3. Register at the Atlantic Center. Four age groups offered: 8U (6-8) co-ed; 10U (9-10) co-ed; 12U (11-12) separate boys and girls divisions; and 14U (13-14) separate boys and girls divisions. Player evaluations are Oct. 13-14 at Peck Gym. Player draft Oct. 15 at the Atlantic Center Auditorium. Practices begin week of Oct. 20; season begins week of Nov. 10. Games on Thursday evenings or Saturday mornings at Peck Gym. Six-game regular season tournament in each division. Registration fees are $45 city residents, $55 non-city ($5 discount for additional sibling) and due Oct. 3. Copies of birth certificates required. Volunteer coaches needed. For information, contact Jay Robertson at 310-3361 or email@example.com. OPEN ADULTVOLLEYBALLat Peck Gym T uesdays and Fridays from 7-9 p.m. $2/day city resident, $5 non-city. YOUTH VOLLEYBALLat Peck Gym T uesdays and Fridays from 3-5 p.m. for school and club teams. Players must have adult coach or adult supervision. Call at least 24 hours in advance: 310-3353. $2/day city resident, $5 non-city. OPEN INDOOR SOCCER at Peck Gym W ednesdays from 6-8 p.m., $2 city residents, $5 non-city. OPEN BASKETBALLat Peck Gym Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 11 a.m.5:45 p.m. and Tuesday and Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., based on court availability. FITNESS AREAS Weight Room/Cardio Area at Peck Gym. Free weights, selectorized equipment, Star T rac treadmills, Precor elliptical machines, Schwinn bikes. Ages 13 and up (ages 13-15 with adult supervision; ages 16-17 unsupervised but with waiver signed by parent or guard-ian). Open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Tuesday and Friday from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Atlantic Fitness Room at the Atlantic Center. Precor treadmills and elliptical machines, Star Trac bikes, Hammer Strength plate loaded fitness machines, and Magnum Fitness Biangular Series machines. Ages 13 and up (ages 13-15 with adult supervision; ages 16-17 unsupervised but with waiver signed by parent or guard-ian). Open Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily/monthly fitness area fees: City residents $3/day; $25/month; $75/four months; $180/12 months. Non-city residents: $5/day; $31/month; $94/four months; $225 12 months. Daily fees and memberships are valid at both fitness areas. PERSONALFITNESS TRAINING available at Atlantic Fitness Room or Peck Gym with Jay Robertson, ISSACertified Personal Fitness Trainer, Perfor-mance Nutritionist, and Specialist in Fitness for the Older Adult. $30 per session, $75/week (3 sessions), $200/month (2 sessions/ week for 4 weeks). Monthly packages include dietary analysis and food program. Call Jay at 904-310-3361 to schedule a free introductory appointment. MAHARAJ TENNIS Junior clinicsschedule: (Monday-Thursday): Level 1 (Monday/Wednesday from 33:45 p.m., ages 4-8) and Level 2 (Monday/ W ednesday from 3:45-4:30 p.m., ages 6-10) $48 city residents, $64 non-city. Level 3 (Tuesday/Thursday from 3:30-4:30 p.m., ages 8-12) $64 city residents, $80 non-city. Level 4 (Tuesday/Thursday from 4:30-6 p.m., ages 9-14) $96 city residents, $120 non-city. Level 5 (Monday/Wednesday from 4:30-6 p.m., ages and up high school and USTAtournament players) $96 city residents, $120 noncity. SUBMITTEDAnastasi Nefedova, 15, of Bradenton earned the wild card into the main draw of the Amelia Island Women's Championships. The Wild Card Tournament was held at Racquet Park at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Aug. 23-24. With a field of 12 players, Nefedova battled to win for the second year in a row in a tough field of young players. She is pictured with Sal Barbaro, tournament director. Sarah and Elizabeth Means, who both play tennis and attend college at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, won the doubles wild card. The $10,000 clay court women's event will take place at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Sept. 21-28. For details call 277-5131.WILD CARD Ladies kick off new seasonSUBMITTEDThe 18-hole ladies group at The Golf Club of Amelia Island kicked off the 2014-15 season on Thursday with a two best balls of the foursome mixer. A luncheon and general meeting followed the golf. The season runs through the end of May.SEASON OPENER
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK T he flounder season has arrivedMany seafood lovers claim flounder is their favorite fish to eat. However, if you notice of how many area fishermen fish exclusively for flounder, the numbers may well be less than 20 percent. Remarkably fishermen angling exclusively for flounder are hooked both for its fighting ability and excellent table fare. Larenza Mungin made Amelia Island famous several flounder fishing seasons ago while fishing from the George Crady fishing pier at the southern tip of Amelia Island. Mungin, fishing with 25pound fishing line and fresh dead shrimp on the bottom, landed a 20.9-pound southern flounder that made the I.G.F.A. record books as the all tackle record. Mungin made his historic catch on Dec. 23, 1983. Several giant southern flounder have also been landed by area fishermen while fishing at the footsteps of historic Fort Clinch. Carl Middleton has landed several flounder from these fishy waters, some weighing over the 10-pound mark with his largest weighing right at 14 pounds. The shoreline running from the Port of Fernandina Beach to Fort Clinch has also produced some real doormatsize flounder. A shallow edge laden with broken pilings and r ocks drops into a deep channel, offering ideal habitat for flounder. Flounder is a very unique species of gamefish with a flat body and camouflaged skin that allows them to lie flat on the bottom and totally concealed from passing baitfish. Flounder will also semi-bury themselves into the bottom, thus further concealing their presences. Once a baitfish passes over their concealed position on the bottom, the foraging flounder can easily capture its dinner. T aking into consideration how flounder relate to both habitat and concealment, flounder fishermen will typically drag their flounder baits slowly along the bottom, hoping to place their barbed bait right over the stalking flounder. However, key to becoming a successful flounder fisherman directly relates to how good you are at being patient. Once you have detected the solid strike of the flounder, fishermen must resist setting the hook. Instead, skilled flounder fishermen will drop their rod tip, allowing slack in their fishing line, count slowly to five and then set the hook. Foraging flounder will often kill their prey first and then slowly move the dinner back into their mouth, where the barbed bait is likely to make a good hook set. And on occasion, flounder will actually kill their prey, discard their meal onto the bottom and then come back and eat their meal. So, once you feel that solid flounder strike, wait patiently OUTDOORSTerry Lacoss OUTDOORS4BWEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER10, 2014 SPORTS News-Leader for a second strike and then set the hook. Flounder terminal tackle includes 20-pound braided main line with an egg weight threaded onto the main line followed by a plastic bead. The terminal fishing line is then attached to a 50-pound barrel swivel employing a Palomar knot. Next, a 12-inch section of 30-pound fluorocarbon shock leader is then attached to the business side of the two-way swivel. Finally, a 2/0 kahle hook is tied to the r emaining end of the shock leader using a Palomar knot. Best baits for flounder include live finger mullet, small menhaden, large bullhead minnows and live shrimp. Once again, fish all of these live baits slowly along the bottom and employ plenty of patience when setting the hook. The daily bag limit for flounder is 10 per bag measuring at least 12 inches. 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 : : S S e e p p t t e e m m b b e e r r 1 1 0 0 1 1 7 7 , 2 2 0 0 1 1 4 4 Sat. 9/13 Sun. 9/14 Mon. 9/15 T ues. 9/16 Fri. 9/12Thurs.9/11W ed.9/17Sunrise7:07AMoonset8:45ASunset7:37P Moonrise8:47PW ed.9/10Low3:56A0.97' High10:32A9.36' Low4:22P1.24' High10:57P9.17'Sunrise7:07AMoonset9:50ASunset7:36P Moonrise9:30P Sunrise7:08AMoonset10:53ASunset7:35P Moonrise10:14P Sunrise7:09AMoonset11:54ASunset7:33P Moonrise11:00PLow4:44A1.07' High11:25A9.34' Low5:14P1.53' High11:48P8.88' Low5:32A1.31' High12:16P9.17' Low6:07P1.90' High12:36A8.49' Low6:21A1.64' High 1:06P8.88' Low7:01P2.27'Sunrise7:09AMoonset12:51PSunset7:32P Moonrise11:47PHigh1:25A8.09' Low7:12A1.98' High 1:56P8.55' Low7:58P2.57'Sunrise7:10AMoonset1:45ASunset7:31P Last Quarter10:05PHigh2:14A7.72' Low8:07A2.27' High 2:46P8.25' Low8:57P2.76'Moonrise12:36A Sunrise7:10AMoonset2:35PSunset7:30PT 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.High3:59A7.30 Low10:00A2.56' High 4:32P7.92' Low10:46P2.86' High3:06A7.44' Low9:04A2.46' High 3:39P8.03' Low9:53P2.85'Moonrise1:27A Sunrise7:11AMoonset3:20PSunset7:28P TERRY LACOSS/SPECIALLarenza Mungin landed his world record 20.9-pound southern flounder while fishing from the George Crady fishing pier Dec. 23, 1 983. The mile-long fishing pier is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and is located at the southern tip of Amelia Island.SPECIALEddie Claxton is pictured with a nice wahoo he recently caught at the Big Ledge while fishing with Edwin Crump aboard the Never Give Up. The pair of local blue water fishermen also caught 12 dolphin while trolling a heavy weed line.TERRY LACOSS/SPECIALCharlenne Benson is pictured with a nice southern flounder she caught while fishing along the rockand piling-laden shoreline of the RockTenn paper mill. Chad Smith, Bryce Schmitt and Zach Skipper, from left, are pictured with a nice Atlantic sailfish that was caught and r eleased by Smith. The party of local offshore fishermen was live bait trolling at FA fish haven.SPECIAL and over are invited to attend open tryouts Sept. 20 and 21. Armada FC general manager Dario Sala will join with head coach Jos Luis V illarreal and his coaching staff to evaluate and identify players for possible spots on the Armada FC 2015 squad roster. T ryouts will be held at Episcopal High School, 4455 Atlantic Blvd. Players must pre-register for the tryouts at www. armadafc.com. The registration fee to participate is $100 per player, per tryout and must be made online during the registration process. Players will be required to download and complete additional registration forms and present the completed forms prior to the start of the training. Spaces at the open tryouts are limited and are by pre-registration only. For information, prospective players should visit www.armadafc.com or call (904) 516-3795.C C h h i i K K u u n n g g a a t t T T a a i i C C h h i iFirst Coast Tai Chi now offers Tai Chi and Chi Kung. Semi-private lessons available with 1-5 participants per each 40-minute session at V ital Motion Studio, first building on the left, at the Amelia Island Yacht Basin, 251 Creekside Drive, Fernandina Beach. Health conditioning with Qigong or traditional training in Taiji forms. Both standing and seated routines offered for all needs. Cost is $40 first student, $10 each additional student for a maximum of five. All participants must sign an exercise waiver. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and shoes. T ai Chi (Taiji) is suitable for all ages and provides many health benefits, including lowering blood pressure, boosting circulation and cardio-vascular health, improving balance, reducing the risk of falls (especially in seniors), increasing overall health and well-being including relieving Fibromyalgia symptoms and boosting immunity to diseases such as shingles. T ai Chi (Taiji) and Chi Kung (Qigong) classes offer authentic, Eastern methods providing noticeable results. Call 583-0677 with questions or to schedule an appointment.B B a a s s s s m m a a s s t t e e r r s s m m e e e e t tNassau Bassmasters, associated with the Florida Bass Federation, the Bass Federation and the FLW, meets the first Tuesday of every month at the Pig Bar-BQue restaurant in Callahan at 7 p.m. Membership into the club is open to anyone 16 and older. Call Bob Schlag at (912) 729-2282 in Kingsland, Aaron Bell at (904) 545-5092 in Callahan or Tim McCoy at 261-3735 in Fernandina Beach for information.SHORTS From 2B
PHOTO BY MARIO PZ/FOR THE NEWS-LEADER T T r r a a i i n n i i n n g g d d a a y y The Northeast District of Extension offices met for an advanced training day for Master Gardeners recently in Alachua County Duval, Nassau, C lay Baker, St. Johns, H amilton, Alachua, Levy, L afayette, Columbia, Union, Madison, Taylor, Suwannee and Gilchrist counties make up the UF/IFAS district. Nassau County Extension Dir ector/Hor ticultur e Agent Rebecca L. Jor di, s econd from left, above, a nd her Master Gardener coordinator colleagues conducted the training including Sue Ray, Anne Karshis, Elaine Roblez, Bea Walker and GinnyG rupe. A t right are Jordi and Nor theast District Dir ector Dr. Eric Simonne. Master Gardeners received advanced training credit for the day-long session. Topics included: turf weeds and fertilization; Florida-Friendly Landscaping for your yard; and reliable landscape plantings. The 200 attendees also received an overview of the statewide impact of Master Gardener program volunteer hours, in a presentation by Tom Wichman, state Master Gar dener coor dinator. CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK r P AGE 5B W EDNESDAY S EPTEMBER 10, 2014 N EWS -L EADER / F ERNANDINA B EACH FL C ROSSWORD /S UDOKU P E OPLE & P L ACES P ETS SUBMITTED B B o o y y S S c c o o u u t t s s t t a a l l k k Gary Stasco, development director or the North Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America, was the speaker at a recent meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Fernandina Beach. An interesting note was that the Boy Scouts stared in 1910 in Detroit and Kiwanis started in 1915 in Chicago and over the years various Kiwanis clubs have been the sponsors of many Boy Scout tr oops. The Nor th Florida Council encompasses the 17 counties of Northeast Florida. Through almost 6,500 volunteers the councilser ves over 57,000 youth in more than 850 units. The North Florida Council owns and operates two camps: Camp Shands in Hawthorne and St. Johns River Base at Echockotee, home of Aquatics Camp, in Orange Park. In Nassau County there are four Cub Scout troops and six Boy Scout troops. Stasco is pictured center with Michael Moore, field director of BSA, left, and Kiwanis President Steve Scruggs. SUBMITTED R R o o t t a a r r y y D D o o w w n n U U n n d d e e r r The Fernandina Beach Rotary Club recently enjoyed a presentation from Past Pr esident Shannon Br own on her June trip to the Rotar y Inter national Confer ence in Australia. Brown, a member of the club for seven years, became involved in Rotary when her daughter was selected as a Rotary Youth Exchange Student to Australia. While this was her second trip to a Rotar y Inter national Confer ence, Brown said she was determined to attend this one because her daughter fell in love with Australia and ur ged her to visit the countr y The conference, held in Sydney, hosted some 18,000 Rotarians and of fer ed plenary sessions and special events highlighting the culture and beauty of the city. Visit www.fernandinabeachrotaryclub.org. Seventh Street sisters a tribute to another age There are so many stories hidden a way in the Fernandina Beach Historic District. One of the more interesting is found on South Seventh Street. Lined up all in row are four houses that are the same but different. They are affectionatel y called the sisters. One can tell they are related in some way. T hey offer a true Cinderella story, or should I say Cinderellas. They were built f rom salvage left from the remains of the elegant Egmont Hotel. Long gone, the hotel was considered one of the most glamorous of its time. Its advertising brochures boasted steam heat, lighted by g as, hot and cold baths, oral annunciators and a fireplace in every room. In addition,a ctivities included rowing, sailing, fishing and hunting. The hotel offered a bowling a lley, shooting gallery, billiard room and transportation to the finest beach in the world. Built in 1878, the hotel was as elegant as any in her day with elaborate gardens a cross the street. The four-story hotel stretched 134 feet along Seventh Streeta nd 128 feet along Beech Street. During the season of 1880 the Egmont served 1 ,000 guests. As tourism moved south, the hotel became less popular and all attempts to find a use for the building failed. Samuel Swan, a prominent real estate e ntrepreneur, tried to sell the land and salvage from the elegant hotel and in thee nd bought both the land and salvage himself. The hotel was originally built for $ 150,000 and Swan purchased four large lots and the salvage for $2,100. It was torn down in 1901 and in 1905 local entrepreneur Louis Hirth bought the deteriorating hotel and built four identical houses on S outh Seventh Street and three cottages on South Sixth Street. M any houses and properties in the Historic District have bits and pieces of t he elegant hotel. The claw-foot tubs original to the hotel remain in some of the homes. The saddest of the four houses was sided with asbestos at one time and cannot be restored. The silhouette r emains, but the poor house has been nick-named the Ugly Step-Sister. T he hotel was named the Egmont as a reference to the English era on the island w hen John Perceval, the Second Earl of Egmont, was given a vast land grant. During this period of British rule, the island may have been known as Egmont. The sisters feature classic Victorian d etailed doors, windows and porches that give a hint of the wonderful grand, oldh otel that once occupied the entire block where the houses now stand side by side. D ickie Andersons book Great Homes of Fernandina, Amelia Islands Architectural Treasures, offers profiles of some of the historic districts most interesting homes and includes a driving tour. The book is availa ble at the Book Loft and island gift stores or by contacting Dickie at dickie.anderson@ gmail.com. F ROM THE PORCH D ickie A nderson SUBMITTED F F r r i i e e n n d d s s a a t t t t e e n n d d c c o o n n f f e e r r e e n n c c e e Attending the Speaking of womens Health on Aug. 23 at the Hyatt in Jacksonville, put on by Baptist Health and by WJCT, were Barbara Patton, Linda Asay, trustee of WJCT Br enda Price, Jessica Styers, Clark Grif fin-Eddings and Llona Meaux. Many businesses and health care agencies were represented at the one-day event. C C h h a a l l l l e e n n g g e e x x 1 1 0 0 Nassau County Clerk of Courts & Comptroller John A. Crawford accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge at the Rober t M. Foster Justice Center inY ulee. Immediately after he w as called out by his IT D epartment Director Mitchell Keiter, Crawford said, Im all in. He challenged his staf f and all Florida clerks to make donations and support the ALS Association. He also pr omised to take one bucket of ice waterd umped on him for every $50 r aised by his staff. Since its n ot very often one can dump a b ucket filled with ice water on their boss and still keep their job, the clerks staff jumped right in. As a r esult, 10 buck ets wer e dumped on Crawfor d. The pr oceeds were equally distributed between the FloridaA LS Chapter and the American C ancer Society in honor of one o f their employees who r e cently lost the battle against cancer. I didnt hesitate because its all for a good cause. Ive never seen anything like it and it s just amazing how people came together to suppor t this gr eat cause, said Crawford. SUBMITTED PHOTO BY BEA WALKER/FOR THE NEWS-LEADER
6B W EDNESDAY S EPTEMBER 10, 2014 AROUND TOWN News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Renegade, known as Ren to his friends, is a very sweet and purrsonable boy. He is mostly white with gray tabby markings and big gr een eyes. Ren is just 1 year old and likes to be a part of all his humansa ctivities. Not including him i n the conversation? Ren will c hime right in. Ren had a home until recently when a new arrival a much older cat wouldn t tolerate Ren s play fulness. Ren is one gr eat cat who deserves another chance for a real forever home. Cany ou give Renegade or any of o ur other deserving adult cats a chance at a new life? To help them find loving homes, our friends at KDI Homes will sponsor our adult cats to qual ifying adopters. Read mor e about our cats and kittens waiting for their new lives atw ww.catsangels.com. All of o ur cats and kittens have b een spayed or neutered, current on all vaccinations, receive regular wellness care, monthly flea tr eatments and ar e micro-chipped. Cats Angels Thrift Store/ Adoption Center at 709 S. Eighth St. is open Mondayt hr ough Satur day from 11 a .m. til 5 p.m. or call 321-2267. Volunteers are needed to help car e for the cats and r etail sales in our Thrift Store. Our Volunteer Application is at our website or call or stop by Cats Angels to sign up. The Thrift Store gladly accepts your leftovers from garage and estate sales,r edecorating and downsizing p r ojects. The only items we c annot accept are computers, older TVs and clothing. The cats also appreciate donations of dry/canned food and litter especially now with all the kittens. Visit Miss LydiasW ish List at amazon.com or H ow T o Help on our website t o see mor e of what we can p ut to good use. Were the place to recycle your aluminum and cat food cans at the bins located at the back of our parking lot. Cats Angels is an all-volunteer or ganization and r eceives no gover nment m onies. Read more about our S pay/Neuter TNR and A doption Pr o grams at www catsangels.com. Save The Date of Satur d ay Nov. 8 for our seventh annual Rescue Me fundraiser at The Sur f Restaurant and Bar CATS ANGELS Stevie is a happy, friendly fellow who will make you smile every day! And what a fantastic smile Stevie has for you hes a beautiful terrier mix, and his shiny brindle coat shimmers in the sun. He has white markings and soul ful brown eyes, too. Hes about 1 year old and not very big, and we think he s fully grown. Hes very goodnatur ed, loves people and loves to play. Hes alert and intelligent, and already knows how to sit. He will come to you neuter ed, micr o-chipped and up to date on his vaccines. Bring your family and other pets over for a meet-and-gr eet. See pictures and videos of our adoptable dogs and cats at Nassau HumaneSociety.com. Our adoption center at 671 Airport Road in Fernandina Beach is open daily except Mondays, 321-1647. Maven is a true rescue kitty and if your e a cat lover, youll have an extra-warm feeling in your heart for giving this beauty a loving home. Maven is a European Shorthair mix, medium-sized and about 2 years old. She has gorgeous, unique tan and br own markings. She gets along with the other cats in our cattery and loves to play with toys. Shes learning to trust people again after going thr ough a traumatic or deal. A Good Samaritan found her and several other cats in a parking lot where several cats and kittens had been hit by cars or killed. By the time the sur vivors got to us, in the back of a pickup truck, they were in the early stages of heat str oke. Theyve gotten plenty of love and TLC here at the shelter and now Maven needs a forever home where she can feel safe and secure. She had kittens while still quite young, but she s spayed now and ready to give all of her love to you. W e hope to see you at the Nassau Humane Societys annual Pasta for Paws spaghetti supper, Saturday, Sept. 20 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Atlantic Recreation Center! This year s dinner will feature spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, beverage and desser t, all for just $14. It s free for children age 6 and younger, and $10 for kids age 7-10. The event features a wide variety of homemade desserts. Tickets are available at the NHS Second Chance resale store, 1002 South 14th St., the NHS Dog Park, 641 Airpor t Road, at Nassau HumaneSociety.com, and will be available at the door. NASSAU HUMANE SOCIETY For the News-Leader F or a few days at the end of last month, it was like Christmas at Sonnys BBQ. P eople were singing Christmas carols, boys and girls were whispering in Santas ear, and there was even mistletoe hanging around. It was all part of Christmas in July, an annual event at Sonnys in Fernandina Beach to support Toys For Tots. For a week, customers were encouraged to donate toys at the restaurant. And at the end of the week, Sonnys served up a holiday barbecue buffet with 14 special guest servers working hard for tips to donate as well. e wanted to give back to the community and have a little fun doing it, explains Gale Ulmer, Sonnys restaurant owner. For years now, some of our business and personal friends, our staff, and our customers have helped us achieve our goal. The Marines do a great job with Toys For Tots and were glad we can help them. Over $2,300 in tips and contributions, plus bags of new toys, were presented to the Everett P. Pope Detachment of the Marine Corps League. SUBMITTED Mickey Ulmer, Sonnys franchisee, presents a check to Paul Kicker, Marine Corps League Commandant, supported by, from left, event guest servers Peggy Albrecht, Helmut Albrecht, Art Shuster and Teresa Shuster; Marine L eague members Mark Brummer, Ken Hawkins, Steve Redden, Paul Dossin, Milt Wilford and Bernie Berkman with Gale Ulmer, Sonnys franchisee. Christmas in July supports Toys For Tots T his lovely cats name is Ebony. Ebony is a 1 1/2-yearold old domestic shorthair. She has a beautiful black coat with white on her paws and chest. Her white whiskers really stand out on her pretty f ace. As you can see from the picture, she loves to perch on y our shoulder. She certainly loved having her picture taken! Her adoption fee of $20 includes her spay, a one-year rabies vaccine, a micro-chip and a set of boosters. She will be all ready to go home after t hat. This regal gal is Princess. P rincess is a beautiful 3-yearold American Staffordshire Terrier mix. Her coat is light brindle in color with white on h er toes and down her chest. P rincess came in to us as an o wner surrender because her family had to move and couldn t take her with them. They entrusted us to get her another good home. She loves people and children and loves tummy rubs. She walks great on a leash. Princess comes across shy at first until she g ets to know you, but after that she is your friend for life! P rincess is heartworm negative and her adoption fee of $50 includes her spay, a oneyear rabies vaccine, a microchip and a set of boosters. To see her in action, go to www.nassaucountyfl.com or w ww.petfinder.com. To see all our pets in pers on, please come to the Nassau County Animal Services, 86078 License Road, Yulee, 491-7440, 11 a.m. to 4 p .m. Tuesday through Friday, 1 1 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays a nd closed Sundays and Mondays. NASSAU COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES LITERARY LEANINGS F F O O L L B B o o o o k k C C l l u u b b Friends of the Library Book Club meets the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the parlor of St. Peters E piscopal Church. Moderat ors are Norman and Marilyn W esley. Upcoming books i nclude Sept. 11: O ut Stealing Horses by Per Petterson; Oct. 9: The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford; Nov. 13: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstr ess by Daj Sijie and Ina Rilke; Dec. 11: The Baby Boom b y P J. ORourke; Jan. 8: T he R ound House b y Louise E rdrich; and Feb. 12: T he Dinner by Herman Koch. S S t t o o r r y y S S l l a a m m Five ar ea stor ytellers will compete for the title, Island Tales Story Champion, Sept. 19 at St. Peter s Episcopal C hurch. Audience members at t he Friends of the Library f undraiser will vote with cash for their favorite stories. Proceeds will help purchase fur nitur e and equipment for the new Fer nandina Beach Library opening next year. Competing will be: Arlene F ilkof f; Ron Kur tz; Capt. K evin McCarthy; Abel Rae; a nd Yvette Thomas. Caren S. Neile, Ph.D., MFA, who teaches storytelling studies at Florida Atlantic University will serve as Master of Ceremonies. T he program will follow a t icketed r eception at 5:30 p.m. w ith island-themed delights from Lulus, glass of wine by Wines by Steve and a cash bar The stor ytellers take the stage at 7 p.m. Advance tickets for the r eception and Slam ar e $50 each at the library, 25 N. Fourth St.; Amelia Island Museum of History, 233 S. Third St.; and at fernandina FOL.org (click on whats new , events, then Donate Now). A limited number of fr ee tickets for the pr ogram only (doors open at 6:45 p.m. are available at the library. P P a a s s s s p p o o r r t t D D a a y y The Fernandina Beach branch library will celebrate Passpor t Day with extended hours for passport application pr ocessing on Sept. 27 fr om 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Appointments are encouraged but walk-ins are welcome. For adults, the library, 25 N. Fourth St., can process first-time applications andr enewals for passpor ts issued over 15 years ago. For minors 15 and under it pr ocesses first-time and all renewals. It pr ocesses all applications for those 16 and 17 years old as well. Has your passport been lost or stolen? Did you have a name change? It can do these also. Bring ID such as your Florida driver s license; evidence of citizenship, such as your bir th certificate (original or a certified copy); and two checks for payment. Library staff also can take the photographs. Passport fees are paid to the U.S. Depar tment of State; the $25 facility fee is for pr ocessing the application. All forms are available at the librar y V isit www .nassau eads.com or travel.state.gov. Call 277-7365 for appointments or email librar yinfo@ nassaucountyfl.com. Mental health first aid at next breakfast meeting L earn the warning signs o f mental health problems and h ow you can help a person through a crisis at Family Support Services of North Floridas Breakfast Learning Series, Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 9 a.m. FSS offers the free educational pr ogram about Mental H ealth First Aid at its Nassau C ounty of f ice, 96016 Lofton S quar e Cour t in Y ulee. Networking and continental breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m.; program from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Register to attend at FSS.BLS. Nassau@fssnf.or g or 225-5347. The mental health prog ram will cover a five-step plan t o assist someone experienc i ng a mental health crisis and how to help them find r esources and assistance in o ur community. F ind out about evidence supporting the effectiveness of mental health first aid, reducing stigma associated with mental illness and substance use, and the availability of mental health first aid classes in our community G uest speaker Carrie A nderson Mays, senior behav i oral health therapist, Star t ing Point Behavioral Healthcare, will also discuss depression, anxiety/trauma, psychotic disorders and substance use disor ders. The FSS Nassau Office is l ocated in the Lofton Square s hopping center at State Road 2 00 and Amelia Concourse. The Br eakfast Learning S eries is offered by FSS on t he fourth Tuesday of every m onth. The educational program features a guest speaker who shares information, trends and insight into social services issues and subjects of value to parents and families. FSS is the lead agency for f oster care, adoption and fami ly pr e ser vation in Nassau and D uval counties. FSS ser v es the Nassau County community as a local resource center for child protection and family preservation services by par tnering with other ar ea social services agencies, such a s Childrens Home Society, J ewish Family and Commun ity Ser v ices, and Micah s Place. HOME & GARDEN BRIEFS I I n n v v a a s s i i v v e e p p l l a a n n t t s s d d a a y y One of the gr eatest threats to the state is invasive exotic plants that ar e p opular in yar ds but easily s pread and take over natural a r e as. The University of Florida/IF A S Extension and For t Clinch State Park want to partner with you to put a stop to the invasion. Join them Sept. 13 for a program at the Conference Room of t he park from 9-11 a.m. and a guided nature hike from 11:15-11:45 a.m. Registration is $5 per person. Park admission is free for participants. Learn how to identify and remove invasive plants that may be in your yard and receive a native plant and invasive plant ID cards. Breakfast will be provided. Call the UF/IF AS Nassau County Extension Service to register at 879-1019. N N a a t t u u r r e e p p h h o o t t o o g g r r a a p p h h y y Join a photographer and nature enthusiast for a leisur ely str oll on the Fairway Loop Trail and learn techniques to help capture the beauty of the maritime for est and salt marsh on film. Bring your own camera and photography supplies, sturdy shoes, bug spray, sunscr een and water. This program will take place on Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Ribault Club on Fort George Island Cultural State Park. No reservations are necessar y and the pr ogram is fr ee. For information contact the T albot Islands Ranger Station at (904 Visit www.floridastate parks.org. T T i i m m u u c c u u a a I I n n d d i i a a n n s s They lived her e for 10,000 years. Come lear n about the first inhabitants of the Talbot Islands, the Timucuan. Join a Park Ranger to hear stories of their daily lives, epic battles and cultural traditions. This program will take place on Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Ribault Club on For t Geor ge Island Cultural State Park. No r eser vations are necessar y and the program is free. For information contact the T albot Islands Ranger Station at (904 Visit www.floridastateparks.or g. N N a a t t i i v v e e P P l l a a n n t t S S o o c c i i e e t t y y Florida Native Plant Society, Ixia Chapter, will meet Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Regency Squar e Librar y 9900 Regency Square Blvd., Jacksonville. Warren K Anderson and Andr ew Miller of The Public Trust Envir onmental Legal Institute of Florida, Inc., will talk about Jacksonvilles Special Places. The meeting is fr ee and open to the public. Visit http://ixia. fnps chapters.org or call (904 infor mation. S S p p a a n n i i s s h h A A m m e e r r i i c c a a n n W W a a r r Fort Clinch State Park will host a weekend event to commemorate the par t that Fort Clinch played in the Spanish-American W ar on Sept. 20 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sept. 21 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the park, 2601 Atlantic A ve., Fer nandina Beach. The fort will be filled with unifor med interpr eters and participants will also be able to enjoy exhibits of the armament and period military equipment. Fees include the $6 per vehicle park entrance fee plus $2 per person fort admission. Call 277-7274 or visit www .FloridaStateParks.or g. C C o o a a s s t t a a l l c c l l e e a a n n u u p p s s In support of the International Coastal Cleanup on Sept. 20 the following organizations, in partnership withK eep Nassau Beautiful and Fort Clinch State Park, will c onduct Adopt AShore beach cleanups: A melia Island Sea Turtle Watch will assemble at 9 a.m. at the Dolphin Avenue parking lot at Main Beach. Wild Amelia will assemble at the Fort Clinch State parking lot at 9 a.m. Entrance fees to the state park will be waived for participants. Bags and gloves will be provided at both events. Fort Clinch State Park is partnering with Keep Nassau Beautiful and the Nassau County Girl Scouts to host a beach cleanup as part of National Public Lands Day Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to noon at the park, 2601 Atlantic A ve. Participants will be provided with all needed supplies to clean up specified areas of the shoreline in Fort Clinch State Park. This two-hour event will ensure the safety of local wildlife and aid in keeping the beach ecosystem healthy and thriving. Park admission is free for event participants. Sunscreen and comfortable shoes are recommended. In honor of National Public Lands Day the Florida Park Service invites you to help clean up an important Timucuan cultural site on Big Talbot Island. Help preserve a part of history while clearing back vegetation and chipping up small brush at the Grand Site. Meet at 9 a.m. Sept. 27 at the North Beach parking lot at Little Talbot Island State Park, 12157 Heckscher Drive, to caravan to the work site. The event is free and open to all ages. W ear long pants and long sleeves, sturdy shoes and bring work gloves, bug spray, water and a snack or lunch. Cameras, binoculars and field guides are recommended also. For information visit www.floridastateparks.org/littletalbotisland/ or call (904 isit www .floridas tateparks.org.
contact Gray at 261-7378, ext. 102. A A l l u u m m n n i i m m e e e e t t i i n n g g The FAMU Alumni Association local chapter will m eet Sept. 13 at 3:30 p.m. at t he Peck Community Center o n South 10th Street, Fernandina Beach. If you have any questions contact J.M. Smith at 261-7906. NEXT WEEK 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 Collected Stories from 2-4 p.m. Sept. 14 in the Studio T heater at 209 Cedar St. Two w omen are needed for this p oignant story about a professor and her protg by Pulitzer Prize-winning play wright Donald Margulies. The show is directed by Marylee Long with performances in November Call 261-6749 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for m ore information. Y Y o o g g a a e e v v e e n n t t s s Centred on Yoga offers Yoga Boot Camp every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-7 a.m. beginning Sept. 16 and running for four weeks. Dawn Williams BS, CF-L1, USA W trainer will lead partici p ants. Call 323-2530 for infor mation. Centred on Yoga presents Yoga on the Dock, Sept. 20 from 5-6 p.m. at 1225 Gerbing Road on Amelia Island. This is a donation-based practice, with 100 percent of proceeds going to Girl Power 2 Cure. All l evels welcome. Bring your mat, water and a friend. G G e e n n e e a a l l o o g g y y s s o o c c i i e e t t y y The Amelia Island Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Community Room of the Fernandina Beach Police Department, 1525 Lime St. Guest speaker John Hendricks will present The History of Railroads in Nassau County. This 150-plus years of history of the various railroad lines built in Nassau County will cover the whys and hows and the people involved. Hendricks has served as vice president, president and b oard member of the West N assau Historical Society u sing his positions to foster and promote Nassau Countys rich and diverse history. In 2012 he published Following the Tracks of Daniel Callahan,t he award-winning tale of the prolific railroad contractor. T he public is welcome. A A C C T T G G u u i i l l d d t t e e a a You are invited to join the Amelia Community Theatre Guild for a delightful and elegant afternoon of tea and delicious delicacies on Sept. 17 from 4-6 p.m. in the mains tage lobby, 207 Cedar St. G uests are welcome and a dmission to this event is free. Seating is limited, so make your reservations today by calling the box office at 2616749. The Guild was founded to support and promote Amelia Community Theatre and activities include ushering, provid i ng and serving refreshments, hosting opening night parties and fundraising events. If you are interested in joining the Guild, please fill out one of the blue membership forms locat ed in the theater lobby or download it from www.ameliacommunitytheatre.org. Annual m embership is only $10. Come have fun and join the Guild in supporting ACT. D D A A R R m m e e e e t t s s T he Amelia Island Daughters of the American R evolution will celebrate the chapters 21st anniversary at their meeting on Sept. 17 at the Golf Club of Amelia Island. Organizing Regent Jean M ann will be the speaker. Sign-in begins at 10 a.m. R VSPto Janet Lukaszewicz at 386-5767 or email janl email@example.com. S S p p a a c c e e p p r r o o g g r r a a m m Where Americas space program is headed will be the t opic at the Sept. 18 luncheon meeting of the Mens N ewcomers Club. Retired U.S. Navy Capt. Ken M cGruther, who currently consults with the Department of Defense and U.S. Air Force on space security issues, will be guest speaker at the clubs m onthly luncheon held at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club, 2 800 Bill Melton Road. Club members gather for m eet-and-greet at 11:30 with the luncheon beginning at noon. Tickets are $15 in advance if reservations are made by S aturday, Sept. 13 and $17 at the door. Send your $15 lunch c heck to MNC, P.O. Box 16291, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035. For more information, see the clubs website at mens newcomersclub.org. H H a a i i r r a a t t A A C C T T Tickets are on sale for Hair, the American Tribal Love Rock musical at Amelia Community Theatre, 207 Cedar St. Performances arei n the main stage theater at 8 p .m. on Sept. 19; at 2 p.m. a nd 8 p.m. on Sept. 20; and 2 p.m. on Sept. 21. All tickets are $25 and are available at ameliacommunitytheatre.org or by calling 261-6749. This landmark musical premiered on Broadway in 1968. It is rated R. H H e e a a r r t t W W a a l l k k T he First Coast Heart Walk will take place Sept. 20 at Metropolitan Park in down town Jacksonville. Opening ceremonies and festivities begin at 8 a.m. and the walk at 9 a.m. The walk is free ando pen to the public. For inform ation and to register visit w ww.FirstCoastHeartWalk.org or call (904 The non-competitive, 3.6m ile walk raises funds to support heart disease and stroker esearch and educational programs in the First Coast area. B risk walking for as little as 30 minutes a day provides increased energy and circulat ion, as well as reduced risk of heart disease. The walk is d esigned to help participants understand this critical mes-s age, join with others and generate a renewed commitm ent to heart-healthy living through walking. COMING UP C C a a l l l l f f o o r r s s i i n n g g e e r r s s Rehearsals for An Evening in December 2014 will begin S unday, Sept. 21 at 5 p.m. at Amelia Baptist Church. Pam H elton, music minister at Amelia Baptist Church, welc omes singers from throughout Northeast Florida to be a part of the 18th edition of An Evening in December. The program will be performed on Friday and Sunday, Dec. 12 and 14 at 7 p.m. each evening. Rehearsals will be held each Sunday afternoon a t Amelia Baptist Church from 5-6 p.m. S ingers are invited to join the choir starting Sept. 21. Amelia Baptist Church isl ocated at 961167 Buccaneer Trail at the roundabout where South Fletcher meets First Coast Highway. Call Pam Helton at the church (2619527) or Allen Lennon (2618799) for information or to arrange for childcare during r ehearsals. H H e e a a l l t t h h y y l l i i v v i i n n g g s s e e m m i i n n a a r r Registered Dietitian Michele Manzie will teach you the real facts about all the fad diets at a Healthy Living Seminar, Sept. 23 at 10 a.m. and again at 6 p.m. at the Osprey V illage Fitness Cent er 48 Opsrey Village Drive. L earn to eat the healthy w ay from an expert in the field. Manzie will also be available for individual counseling. Along with healthy eating comes exercise. Nationally certified personal trainer Carol Rossmeissl will discuss prop e r exercise and provide helpf ul tips on maintaining a wellb alanced, strong and healthy body Fee is $15. Must preregister to attend. Call 5578542 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. S PECIAL EVENTS B B l l u u e e s s F F e e s s t t The fourth annual Amelia I sland Blues Festival will return back to the oceanb reezes of Main Beach Sept. 12-13. Friday night will feature the Fernandina Beach High School Blues in School Band under the direction of Johnny Robinson and Roger Hurricane Wilson, followed b y The Mojo Roots. On Saturday, the festival will con-t inue with performances from a variety of artists, including headliners Curtis Salgado, John Primer, Samantha Fish, Bernard Allison, Ben Prestage and more. For a full line-up of entertainment and to purc hase tickets, visit www.ameliaislandbluesfest.com or call( 404) 784-7687. C C u u p p c c a a k k e e s s a a n n d d C C a a n n v v a a s s e e s s Women of Power Inc. will host Cupcakes and Canvases, a fun-filled auction event featuring exquisite p aintings donated by prominent local artists, along with designer purses and many other items of value. Cupcakes and Canvases w ill be held on Sept. 12 from 5 -7 p.m. at Cedar Haven T ransitional House for women, located at 900 Cedar St., Fernandina Beach. All proceeds will benefit Cedar Haven. For additional information contact Valerie Baker at 635-8789 or LaVerne Mitchell a t 699-7477. P P a a s s t t a a f f o o r r P P a a w w s s The Nassau Humane Societys Pasta for Paws spaghetti supper is coming up Saturday evening, Sept. 20 at the Atlantic A v enue Recreation Center The annu a l event always features great f ood and is one of the most i mportant fundraisers for the Humane Society. This year s dinner will be from 4:30-7:30 p.m. and will feature spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, beverage and dessert for $14. It s free for children age 6 and younger, and $10 for kids age 7-10.T he event always features a wide variety of homemade desserts to choose from, with extra desserts for $2 each. Take-out will be available, and there will be live music and a silent auction. Tickets are available at the NHS Second Chance resales tore, 1002 South14th St., the NHS Dog Park, 641 Airport Road, online at Nassau HumaneSociety.com, and will be available at the door. N N A A M M I I d d i i n n n n e e r r The Nassau County af f iliate of NAMI invites you toa ttend its 10th Annual Community A wareness and Fundraiser Dinner on Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. in Burns Hall of St. Peter s Episcopal Church, 801 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach. Afull-course meal will be provided by the Fernandina Beach Applebees. There will be a live and silent auction featuring State Sen. Aaron Bean as the auctioneer. Guest speakers will include Dr Ann Grenadier of Biofeedback Associates of Northeast Florida, peer advocate John Hardman and Shannon Padgett, Esq. Tickets are $20 at the door and proceeds will go to provide education, advocacy, support groups, medication/ dental assistance, shoes and basic toiletries to Nassau resi dents with a chronic mental health diagnosis. For informa tion or to make a donation to the auction call 277-1886, write P.O. Box 16712 Fer-nandina Beach, Florida 32035 or email NassauNAMIFlorida@ gmail.com. C C h h e e f f s s D D i i n n n n e e r r Osprey V illage will host the fourth annual ChefsDinner benefiting the Katie Caples Foundation on Oct. 26 from 58:30 p.m. Tickets are $125 per person and a limited number of tables for 8 can be purchased for $1,000. The dinner will feature five courses with each selection prepared and designed exclusively by one of five chefs from the Fernandina Beach community. Each course is expertly paired with fine wines from around the world. The event will also feature a silent auction where guests can bid on travel packages, wines and several cooking items to inspire anyones inner chef. All proceeds will benefit the Katie Caples Foundation and its organ donation education program. For more informa tion on the ChefsDinner and to purchase tickets, visit www.katierideforlife.org. THIS WEEK 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 b ingo every Thursday at the Legion, 626 S. Third St., Fernandina Beach, in the large smoke-free meeting hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and e arly bird games start at 6:05 p.m., with regular play beginn ing promptly at 6:30 p.m. The bingo session is nine gamesf or $20, with multiple jackpots paid out. F or questions email email@example.com. Proceeds support programs sponsored by the American Legion. A A r r t t s s h h o o w w T he Island Art Association is exhibiting its juried Nouveau A rt show, Quotes From Shakespeare. Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Curator Holly Keris was the judge. The show is at the g allery through Oct. 5 during gallery hours. T he gallery is located at 18 N. Second St. Call 261-7020 or visit www.islandart.org. 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 September at the Council On Aging East Nassau, 1367 South 18th St., Fernandina Beach for people interested in learning the basics of their c omputers. Jan Cote-Merow, C omputer Coach, is the i nstructor. She has 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(c. Call Jan at 583-2870 for datesa nd registration information. A A i i r r p p o o r r t t t t o o u u r r What goes on behind the scenes at the Jacksonville International Airport will be revealed to members of the Mens Newcomers Club on a tour scheduled for Oct. 13.T he tour may include the adjac ent FAASector Control C enter and tower The tour is limited to the first 25 members who sign up by email to Bob Brizes at firstname.lastname@example.org. The tour group will meet at the Home Depot parking lot,s outheast corner, at 9:45 a.m. a nd carpool to the airport. The t our will start at 10:30 a.m. from the south end of the tick eting area past the Southwest Airlines counter. There will be an overview presentation in the International Conference Room. After the tours theg roup will have lunch near the a irport. C C h h i i l l d d r r e e n n s s e e x x h h i i b b i i t t The Amelia Island Plantation ArtistsGuild & Gallery presents Progeny, a children s art exhibit, through Sept. 20. The paintings and drawings installed in the cor ner gallery will be from the gallery memberschildren, grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. This collection will hang for only a limited time. The gallery is located at 94 Amelia Village Circle at the Omni Spa & Shops. OpenT uesdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday-Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 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 its monthly coffee on Sept. 11.W omen interested in joining the 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 visit www.newcomersofameliaisland.com. I I t t C C a a m m e e f f r r o o m m t t h h e e A A t t t t i i c c ! The Amelia Island Museum of History invites you to the opening of It Came from the Attic; The Collections Exhibit, on Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. See an assortment of private collections provided by museum members, volunteers and staf f. The act of collecting goes back to the earliest peri od of human culture, and has important sociological connotations. The things we choose to fill our homes with say a great deal about what we value, and who we are as people. Several of the collectors/ donors will discuss their col lections, followed by a reception and unveiling of the new exhibit. Admission is a suggested donation of $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. For information CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 7B W EDNESDAY S EPTEMBER 10, 2014 AROUND TOWN News-Leader SOLUTION SEPT. 3 Fill in the squares so that each row, column and 3-b y3 box contain the numbers 1 through 9. Solution will appear in the F rida y B-section. Friday September 5 Solution P EOPLE & P LACES AMERICAN FOLKLORE ACROSS 1. PayPal money 6. La precursor 9. Japanese restaurant staple 13. Spasm of pain 14. Romanian money 15. Where one reaction is oxidation and reverse is reduction 16. Portend a good or bad outcome 17. Ash container 18. Anoint 19. *Clydes crime partner 21. Ubiquitous protein 23. *Do it to create a tunnel like John Henry 24. Discarded cards in cribbage 25. Diminish 28. Jessica of Dark Angel 30. Last in octad 35. Frog and ____ Are Friends 37. Used to row 39. And Then _____ Were None 40. *Paul Bunyan did it to his axe? 41. Double-reed instruments 43. Enthusiasm 44. Montezuma, e.g. 46. Eurozone money 47. Arabic for com mander 48. Nervous system component 50. First king of Israelites 52. *Brer Rabbit is more this than Brer Fox 53. Sommeliers domain 55. Additionally 57. Drag ones feet 61. *Halloween prowlers 64. Collectible in a cabinet 65. Court 67. Brownish gray 69. Resembling wings 70. To ___ is human ... 71. Encourage 72. *Brer rabbit fought with a sticky one of these 73. Levis competitor 74. What the defense does? DOWN 1. Pilots announcement, acr. 2. Fish of the carp family 3. Mythological ship 4. The hills are alive with the _____ of music... 5. Lifting injury 6. Swerve 7. ___ the land of the free ... 8. _____eclipse 9. W aiter s handout 10. Footnote word 11. Musical composition for one, pl. 12. Friends of #29 Down 15. *Brer trickster 20. Icy hut 22. Rest in state 24. Paint the town red 25. *Revolutionary Allen 26. Drunkards downfall 27. African language 29. *Blue Ox 31. Clarified butter 32. Steers 33. Hikers path 34. *Steel-driving man 36. Hunted ruminant 38. Evening in Italy 42. *Where Uncle Remus tales took place 45. *Pecos Bill, e.g. 49. Goose egg 51. Plunderer 54. Handrail post 56. August: _____ County 57. Healing sign 58. Maui dance 59. Kuwaiti, e.g. 60. Boggy 61. *Bloods partner in Halloween tales 62. Yanks 63. Dalmatian mark 66. Bonanza find 68. Lt. s inferior in the Navy Eight Flags ABWA celebrates 45 years Join the Eight Flags Charter Chapter American Business Womens Association (ABWA) as they celebrate 45 years in N assau County. Founded on the principals of growing the professional woman through education, its monthly dinner meeting will coincide with this anniversary celebration on Sept. 18 from 6:30-8 p.m., at the Fernandina B each Golf Club, 2800 Bill Melton Road. Networking begins at 6 p.m. Reservations are required. There is a $16 fee. To reserve your seat, contact Membership Chairperson Monica Hayes at (904 f lags_abwa@ yahoo.com. Eight Flags ABWAwill host a guest speaker, Barbara Tolliver-Haskins, CPCU, CLU, MBA, ACC. Tolliver-Haskins is an accomplished organizational leader and owner of E xecutive Coaching Solutions in Jacksonville. Tolliver-Haskins will present on Celebrating Women: Their contributions and accomplishments throughout the years. There will also be recognitions and accolades to the women w ho have aspired in making the ABWAchapter the success it is in Nassau County. Join the anniversary fun as the members celebrate the past 45 years, the present and the future. For more information, log on and like t hem on Facebook at www.facebook.com/8flags abwa.
8B W EDNESDAY S EPTEMBER 10, 2014 AROUND TOWN News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR N ASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 14CA000061AXYX DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A., Plaintiff, Vs PATRICIA R.KNERR A/K/A PATRICIA ROBERTS KNERR ,et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated Septmeber 3,2014 and entered in Case No. 14CA000061AXYX of the Circuit Court of the FOURTH Judicial Circuit in and for NASSAU County,Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.is the Plaintiff and PATRICIA R.KNERR A/K/A PATRICIA ROBERTS KNERR; THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES,GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,LIENORS,CREDITORS,TRUSTEES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,UNDER,OR AGAINST WILLIAM I.KNERR A/K/A WILLIAM JAMES KNERR,JR. A/K/A WILLIAM J.KNERR,JR. A/K/A WILLIAM JAMES KNERR, DECEASED; PATRICIA R.KNERR A/K/A PATRICIA ROBERTS KNERR AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM J.KNERR A/K/A WILLIAM JAMES KNERR, JR.A/K/A WILLIAM J.KNERR, JR.A/K/A WILLIAM JAMES KNERR,DECEASED; WILLIAM KIRK KNERR A/K/A WILLIAM K. KNERR AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM J.KNERR A/K/A WILLIAM JAMES KNERR, JR.A/K/A WILLIAM J.KNERR, JR.A/K/A WILLIAM JAMES KNERR,DECEASED; JON ERIC KNERR A/KJA JON E.KNERR AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM J.KNERR A/K/A WILLIAM JAMES KNERR,JR. A/K/A WILLIAM J.KNERR,JR. A/K/A WILLIAM JAMES KNERR, DECEASED; JAMES R.KNERR AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM J.KNERR AJKJA WILLIAM JAMES KNERR,JR. A/K/A WILLIAM J.KNERR,JR. A/K/A WILLIAM JAMES KNERR, DECEASED; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER,AND AGAINST 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,GRANTEES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; EGANS BLUFF EAST HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION,INC.; STATE OF FLORIDA; NASSAU COUNTY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT; are the Defendants,The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at NASSAU JUDICIAL ANNEX 76347 VETERAN'S WAY YULEE,FLORIDA at 11:30AM,on the 21 day of October 2014, the following described property as set forth in said final Judgment: LOT SEVENTY-FOUR (74EGANS BLUFF EAST,ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5,PAGE 367 AND 368; AS AMENDED IN PLAT BOOK 5 PAGES 395 AND 396, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. A/K/A 2140 TAURUS COURT, FERNANDINA BEACH,FL 320348973 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 sixty (60 sale. WITNESS MY HAND and thes eal of this Court on September 4,2014. John A.Crawford Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/Sue Powell Deputy Clerk **See 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 (904 4 600 (then 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." 2T 09-10-17-2014 4553 ---------NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: FIRST COAST PAINT & BODY gives N otice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 09/30/2014,11:00 am at 474361 E STATE ROAD 200 FERNANDINA BEACH,FL 320340801,puxsuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. FIRST COAST PAINT & BODY reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1B7HC13YXWJ120103 1998 DODGE 1FMEE11N5THA20768 1996 FORD 2B3HD46V03H516300 2003 DODGE YV1MS382472298421 2007 VOLVO 1T 09-10-2014 4549 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 45-2013-CA-000376 DIVISION: A BANK OF AMERICA,N.A., Plaintiff, Vs ELISHA J.CHAVIS,et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure date 2014,and entered in Case No. 45-2013-CA-000376 of the Circuit Court of the Fourth Judicial Circuit in and for Nassau County,Florida in which Bank of America,N.A., is the Plaintiff and Elisha J. Chavis also known as Elisha Chavis,Aqua Finance,Inc.,are defendants,the Nassau C ounty Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder forcashin/on 11:30 am at the front entrance of the Judicial Annex,6347 Veteran's Way,Yulee,Florida 2097,Nassau County,Florida at on the 21day of October, 2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT SIX (6BLOCK THREE (3 GROVE PARK SUBDIVISION REPLAT,ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4,PAGE 81,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA.A/K/A 644 GROVE PARK CIR FERNANDINA BEACH FL 32034-9134 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any,other than the propertyo wner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days er the sale. Dated in Nassau County, Florida this 4 day of September,2014. John A.Crawford Clerk of the Circuit Court Nassau County,Florida /s/Sue Powell Deputy Clerk 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 assist ance.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 you are hearing or voice impaired,call 771. Phone (904 Fax: (904 TTD/TTY Dial 711 E-Mail email@example.com 2T 09-10-17-2014 4554 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, I N AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No:45-2012-CA000582-AXYX-XX D ivision: Civil Division NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC Plaintiff, VS. ROSE ANN CARTER,et al. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled case,I will sell the property located in NASSAU County, Florida,described as: LOT 24,NORTH HAMPTON PHASE ONE,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF,AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6,PAGES 215 THROUGH 230,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. Property address: 86156 Remsenburg Drive. Fernandina Beach,FL 32034 at public sale,to the highest and best bidder,for cash,by electronic sale ATTHEWEST DOOR OF THE NASSAU COUNTY JUDICIAL ANNEX,76347 VETERANS WAY,YULEE,FL 32097, beginning at 11 :30 a.m.on October 20,2014. Any person claiming an interst in the surplus fro 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. Witness,my hand and seal of this court on the 4 day of September,2014. John A.Crawford CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/Sue Powell Deputy Clerk 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 crtintrpcoi.net or (904 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 09-10-17-2014 4555 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. CASE NO.2014CA269 DIVISION: A.M.COPLAN,as Trustee of the Syrian Lebanese Star Retirement Plan, Plaintiffs, v. JOHN A.MEYERS,ETC.ET AL., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to an order or a final judgment of foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action,I will sell the property situated in NASSAU County,Florida,described as: Lot 15,Spring Hill Unit Five,a subdivision according to the plan thereof recorded in Plat Book 6,page 85,in the public records of Nassau County, Florida. atpublic sale,to the highest and best bidder for cash,at 11:30 a.m.on the 29 day of December,2014 on the front steps of the Nassau County Judicial Annex,76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,Florida in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statutes,Notice of such sale shall be published asprovided by statute. That 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 the sale. Dated this 26 day of August,2014. CLERK OF THE COURT BY: /S/Tracy Poore As Deputy Clerk AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) NOTICE IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATIONS IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING,YOU ARE ENTITLED,AT NO COSTS TO YOU,TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE.PLEASE CONTACT THE ADA COORDINATOR OR 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 09-10-17-2014 4534 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE F OURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 14CA000060AXYX DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK,NA, Plaintiff, VS KATHY L.KELLER A/K/A KATHY KELLER ,et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION TO: EUGENE W.KELLER A/K/A EUGENE W.KELLER,JR.A/K/A EUGENE KELLER LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:95201 PLUM LOOP KENT,OH 44240-0005 CURRENT ADDRESS:UNKNOWN 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 LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS:UNKNOWN YOUARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgageon the following Property in NASSAU County,Florida: LOT 7,BLOCK 2,WILLOW BRANCH ACRES,ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 58,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA TOGETHER WITH A CERTAIN 2002 FLEETWOOD ANNIVERSARY MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO BEARING I.D.#: GAFL134A74811AV22 AND GAFL134B74811AV22 has 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 Ronald R Wolfe & Associates,P L.,Plaintiffs attorney,whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway,Suite 200, Tampa,Florida 33634,and file the original with 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 this 29 day of August,2014. John A.Crawford Clerk of the Court By: /s/Earlene F.Scaff As Deputy Clerk 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, tothe provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (904 4600 (then 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 areh earing or voice impaired,call 711. 2T 09-10-17-2014 4543 ---------LEGAL NOTICES CONTINUED ON THE NEXT TWO PAGES. ---------The Deadline For Legal Notices Is Noon On Fridays. Call 261-3696 For Information On Special Deadlines For Holiday Weekends.3 LEGAL NOTICES A mission S unday S chool beg an in the Five Points area of in 1942, meeting in a building that once served as a restaurant. MICKI SMITH For the News-Leader F F i rst Baptist Church on South Eighth Street in F ernandina Beach is celebrating its 155th birthday during the month of September. Each S unday will highlight a period of time in the history of the church. Sunday, Sept. 14 will feature photo displays spanning the years 1909-1959, when the red brick church that still stands today at Fifth and Alachua streets was erected. I n 1916, G.C. Burgess was elected church clerk and chairman of the Board of Deacons, a position he held for 3 0 years. Two years later, the Womens Mission was initiated and circles established in three geographic areas. I n 1925, the Rev. T.J. Herring and the congregation tore down the wooden church that had served the town for 37 years. Herring, who had recently arrived from pastoring in Parrott, Ga., led in the design and construction of the new brick building at Fifth and Alachua.( Similar church buildings can be found in Parrott and S hellman, Ga.) T he new church had 16 Sunday School rooms and a total capacity of 700, and by 1925 it had 267 members. A pipe or g an was added by the Y o ung W omen s Auxiliar y in 1928, but a year later the Gr eat Depr e ssion hit and from 1929-39 the church was able to pay only the interest on its mortgage. In 1939 two pulp mills located in Fernandina Beach, j ust before the outbreak of World War II. From 1941-45, t wo temporar y buildings wer e erected to take care of the g rowing Sunday School needs. A mission Sunday School began in the Five Points ar e a in 1942, meeting in a building that once ser v ed as a r estaurant. This work stalled during the war but resumed afterwards and First Baptist Church conveyed the property to constitute the Five Points Baptist Church in August 1950. In 1949, membership at First Baptist reached 684 and a pastorium was built acr oss Fifth Street from the c hurch for the Rev. John Hunt and his family. Three years later, an educational building was added to the main chur c h building to house the Sunday School class es, administration, choir and, later the Jack and Jill pr e school. The first addition to the church staff came in 1955, with a Minister of Education and Music, and in 1956, Mrs. A.J. Fox began the Jack and Jill pre-school ministry with 34 children. By 1958, the Rev. Loren Williams wash olding two Sunday mor ning services to accommodate the gr owing congregation. T o learn more about the month-long celebration of First Baptist Chur chs 155th birthday, visit www.fbfirst.com or call 261-3617. The church is located at 1600 S. Eighth St. PHOTOS COURTESY OF FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF FERNANDINA BEACH T he Jack and Jill preschool class of 1969 included Dee Dee Thornton, top row, third from left, above. Thornton is now director of the pre-school ministry, above right. 1909-59 First Baptist continues to grow In 1925, the c ongregation of F irst Baptist C hurch tore down the wooden church at the corner of Fifth and Alachua streets that had served the town for 37 years, pict ured in a postcard l eft, and erected t he red brick building that still stands today, below. The Rev. T.J. Herring, who hadr ecently ar rived f r om pastoring in P arrott, Ga., led in t he design and constr u ction of the new brick building. Similar church buildings can be found in Par r ott and S hellman, Ga. PHOTOS COURTESY OF LEROY M C KEY AND NERLE HOLLAND
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 9B W EDNESDAY S EPTEMBER 10, 2014/News-Leader IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA Case No: I3 -DR-748 Division: A IN RE: THE MARRIAGE OF: REBECCA L,STRATTON,Wife, and GORDON MCSPADDEN, Husband NOTICE OF ACTION FOR PUBLICATION TO: Gordon McSpadden YOUARE NOTIFIED that an action for Dissolution of Marriage,including claims for dissolution of marriage,payment of debts,division of real and personal property,and for payments of support,has been filed against you.You are required to serve a Copy of your written defenses,if any to this action on Jan M.McCray, Esq.,of JAN M.McCRAY,P .L., Petitioners attorney,whose address is 463688 State Road 200,Ste.1-208,Yulee,FL 32097, on or before September 18, 2014,and File the original with the clerk of this court at Nassau County Courthouse,76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,Florida 32097,either before service on Petitioners attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. WARNING: Rule: 12.285,Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information.Failure to comply can result in sanctions,including dismissal or striking of p l eadings. DATED this 21st day of July, 2014, John A,.Crawford CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURTB y: /s/Pamela Jones Deputy Clerk 4t 08-20-27-2014 &09-03-10-2014 4492 ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That BRIDGE TAX LLC-325 US BANK The holder of the following certificate(siled said certificate(s)for the tax deed to be issued thereon.Thecertificate number(sear of issuance,the description of property,and name(shich it is assessed are as follows: File Number:2014-019-TD Certificate Number:2911 Parcel Number: 45-2N-28-525D-0048-0000 Y ear of Issuance:2012 Description of Property: LOT 48 IN OR 1704/868 HOLLY POINT UNIT 4 UNR Assessed To: RICHARD B WILLIAMS,JENNIFER WILLIAMS All of the above property isl ocated in Nassau County,In the State of Florida. Unless such certificate(s be redeemed according to Law,the property describedi n 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 23rd day of September,2014,between the hoursof 11:00 am.and 2:00 p.m.The Clerk of Cours Office goli,cy is to hold the sale at 11:30am JOHN A.CRAWFORD NASSAU COUNTY CLERK OF COURT BY CHERYL SALMON, DEPUTY CLERK If you areaper son with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you areentitled,at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (904 4600 press 0,at least 7 days befor eyour scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you arehearing orvoice impaired ,call 711. 4t 08-20-27-2014 & 09-03-10-2014 4494 ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN T hat ARONI LLC The holder of the following certificate(siled said certificate(s)for the tax deed to be issued thereon.Thecertificaten umber(sear of issuance,the description of property,and name(shich it is assessed areas follows: File Number:2014-020-TD Certificate Number:3108 Parcel Number: 5 1-2N-25-4190-0001-0000 Year of Issuance:2012 Description of Property: LOTS 1 & 3 THRU 6 IN OR 1619/1393 BRANDIES 2ND ADD TOCALLAHAN Assessed To: WILLIAM G JOSEPH All of the aboveproperty is located in Nassau County,In the State of Florida. Unless such certificate(s) shall 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 23rd day of September,2014,between the hourso f 11:00 a.m.and 2:00 p.m.The Clerkof CoursOffice Policy is to hold the sale at 11:30am JOHN A.CRAWFORD NASSAUCOUNTY CLERK OF COURT BY CHERYL SALMON DEPUTY CLERK If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you areentitled,at no cost to you, 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. 4t 08-20-27-2014 & 09-03-10-2014 4495 ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN ThatTC 12,LLC The holder of the following certificate(siled said certificate(s) for the tax deed to be issued thereon The certificate number(sear of issuance,the description of property,and name(s which it is assessed areas f ollows: File Number:2014-022-TD Certificate Number:2087 Parcel Number: 36-2N-27-525P-0004-0020 Year of issuance:2012 Description of Property: BLOCK 4 LOT 2 IN OR 804 PG 368 R672483 & R672484 HOLLY POINT NORTH 2 PI3 4/80 Assessed To: ELIPHUS JEROME WAY 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 30th day of September.,2014,between the hours of 11:00 a.m and 2.00 p.m.The Clerk of Cours Office Policy is to hold the sale at 11:30am. JOHN A.CRAWFORD NASSAU COUNTY CLERK OF COURT BYRHONDA GOODWIN, DEPUTY CLERK If you are a person with a disability who needs any accomm odation in order to participate in this proceeding,you areentitled,at no cost to you, 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. 4t 08-27-2014,09-03-10-17-2014 4503 ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That US BANK C/F CAZ CREEK The holder of the following certificate(siled said certific ate(s)for the tax deed to be issued thereon.Thecertificate number(sear of issuance,the description of property,and name(shich it is assessed are as follows File Number:2014-021-td Certificate Number:3283 Parcel Number: 33-1S-23-0000-0003-0000 Year of issuance:2012 Description of Property: PT OF SEC 32 & 33 IN OR 1652/1620 ESMT OR 571/119 ESMT OR 682/291 R567580 EX RW CASE #99-1012-CA EX 3-2 Assessed To: DUVAL INVESTMENTS I LLC 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 E NTRANCE OF THE NASSAU COUNTY JUDICIAL ANNEX, 76347 VETERANS WAY,YULEE, FL.on the 30th day of September,2014,between the hours of 11:00 a.m.and 2:00 p.m.The Clerk of Cours Office Policy is to hold the sale at 11:30 am JOHN A.CRAWFORD NASSAU COUNTY CLERK OF COURT BY RHODA GOODWIN, DEPUTY CLERK If you ar ea per son with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you areentitled,at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (904 4600 press 0,at least 7 days beforeyour scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you arehearing or voice impaired ,call 711. 4t 08-27-2014,09-03-10-17-2014 4502 ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That TC 12 LLC The holder of the following certificate(siled said certificate(s)for the tax deed to be issued thereon The certificate number(sear of issuance,the description of property ,and name(s w hich it is assessed areas follows: File Number;2014-023-TD Certificate Number:2611 Parcel Number: 42-2N-27-4350-0020-0000 Y ear of Issuance:2012 Description of Property: LOT 20 (F/K/A PAR 57-3) IN OR 1551/1198 R107496 JAMES D CARR SUB UNR Assessed To: SHARON R ROWLAND ,MICHAEL SILVA 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, 7 6347 VETERANS WAY,YULEE, FL on the 30th day of September,2014,between the hours of 11:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m.The Clerkof CoursOffice Policy is to hold the sale at 11.30 a.m JOHN A.CRAWFORD NASSAUCOUNTY CLERK OF COURT By: Rhoda Goodwin, Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you areentitled,at no cost to you, tothe provision of certain assistance.Please contact theA DA 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. 4t 08-27-2014,09-03-10-17-2014 4504 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO: 09001173CAAXYX CITIMORTGAGE,INC.SUCCES SOR BY MERGER TOABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP INC., Plaintiff VS. MICHAEL JOHNSON A/K/A MICHAEL I.JOHNSON; ADRIAN JOHNSON; BENEFICIAL FLORIDA,INC; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; ALMEANOR GLOVER Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosuredated, August 20, 2014 and entered in 09001173CAAXYX of the Circuit Courtof the FOUR TH Judicial Circuit in and for NASSAU County,Florida,wherein CITIMORTGAGE,INC.SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TOABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP INC.,is the Plaintiff and MICHAEL JOHNSON A/K/A MICHAEL J.JOHNSON; ADRIAN JOHNSON; BENEFICIAL FLORIDA,INC; UNITED ST ATES OF AMERICA; ALMEANOR GLOVER are the Defendant(s John Crawford as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash,Front Entrance,Nassau Judicial Annex 76347 Veterans Way Yulee FL 32097,at 11:30 AM on October 6,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment,to wit: ALL THOSE CERTAIN PART LOTS, PIECES OR PARCELS OF LAND, SITUATE,LYING AND BEING IN THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH,(FORMERLY CITY OF FERNANDINA),OF THE COUNTY OF NASSAU AND STATE OF FLORIDA AS SHOWN AND DESIGNATED UPON THE OFFICIAL PLATSOFTHE SAID CITY (AS LITHOGRAPHED AND ISSUED BY THE FLORIDA RAILROAD COMPANY IN 1857,AND ENLARGED, REVISED AND REISSUED BY THE F LORIDA TOWN IMPROVEMENT COMPANY IN 1887 AND 1901), AS THE SOUTH 42 FEET OF SUBDIVISION LOT AOF LOT 7 OF BLOCK 214 AND THE NORTH 8 FEET OF SUBDIVISION LOT OF LOT 7,BLOCK 214,WHICH SAID PART LOTSTOGETHER MEASURE AND FRONT 50 FEET ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET, WHICH BOUND THEM ON THE WEST,FROM WHENCE THEY EXTEND AT RIGHT ANGLES EAST TO A DEPTH OF 100 FEET,ALL ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL PLAT OF SAID CITY OF FERNANDINA AS LITHOGRAPHED AND ISSUED IN 1857 BY THE FLORIDA RAILROAD COMPANY AND ENLARGED,REVISED AND REISSUED IN 1887 AND 1901 BY THE FLORIDA TOWNI MPROVEMENT COMPANY,AS RECORDED IN THE OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 103,PAGES 262-263,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUN-T Y,FLORIDA. 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 the sale. Dated this 21 day of August, 2014. John Crawford As Clerk of the Court By: /s/Tracy Poore As Deputy Clerk I MPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you areentitled,at no cost to you, 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. 2t 09-03-10-2014 4517 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT I N AND FOR NASSA UCOUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO: 45-2010-CA000440-AXXX-YX LAKEVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, VS. HAROLD D.BARGERON,JR; JULIE E.BARGERON; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMI NG BY,THROUGH UNDER,AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDENT(S WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, W HETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAYCLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES,HEIRS, DEVISEES,GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION; JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION Defendants. N OTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is herebygiven that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Nassau County,Florida,will on the 6th day of October,2014,at 11:30 A.M at the Nassau County Judicial Annex, Main Entrance,76347Veterans Way,Yulee,FL 32097,offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bid-d er for cash,the followingdescribed property situate in Nassau County,Florida: LOT 12,CHESTER MEADOWS, NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA ACCORDING TO PLAT RECORDED IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SAID COUNTY,IN PLAT BOOK 5,PAGE 40,TOGETHER WITH A PORTION OF SECTION 43,TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH,RANGE 28 EAST,NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 12,CHESTER MEADOWS,ACCORDING TO P LATRECORDED IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SAID COUNTY,IN PLAT BOOK 5,PAGE 40; AND RUN SOUTH 2907 WEST ALONG THE SOUTHERLY EXTENSION OF THE EASTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 12,A DISTANCE OF 174.88 FEET;RUN THENCE NORTH 6511 WEST,A DISTANCE OF 318.12 FEET TO THE EASTERLY LINE OF LANDS DESCRIBED IN DEED RECORDED IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SAID COUNTY,IN OFFICAL RECORDS BOOK 262, PAGE 192 AND 193; RUN THENCE NORTH 0716EAST ALONG SAID LINE,ADISTANCEO F 203.48 FEET TOTHE SOUTHERLYRIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF COUNTY ROAD NO.C-107 (A 100.0 FOOT R/W); RUN THENCE SOUTH 883115EAST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY,A DISTANCE OF 92.57 FEET TO THE BEGNINNING OF A CURVE CONCAVE TOTHE SOUTHWESTERLY,HAVING A RADIUSOF 666.20 FEET; RUN THENCE IN A EASTERLY DIRECTION ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY AND ARC OF SAID CURVE PASSING THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 18ARC DISTANCE.OF 215.75 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 12 AFOREMENTIONED (THE AFORESAID ARC HAS A CHORD DISTANCE OF 214.81 FEET THAT BEARS SOUTH 79); RUN THENCE SOUTH 19WEST ALONG THE WESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 12, ADISTANCE OF 123.59 TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT; RUN THENCE SOUTH 74EAST ALONG THE SOUTHERLYLINE OF SAID LOT,A DISTANCE OF 90.05 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LESS AND EXPECTING APARCEL OF LAND SITUATE ON SECTION 43,TO WNSHIP 3, NORTH,RANGE 28 EAST,NASSAUCOUNTY ,FLORIDASAID PARCEL BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS FOR APOINT OF REFERENCE COMMENCE ATTHE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 12,CHESTER MEADOWS ACCORDING TOTHE PLAT RECORDED IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA,IN PLAT BOOK 5, PON THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT-OFWAY LINE OF BLACKROCK ROAD (A 100.00 FOO TR/W) FORMERLY KNOWN AS STATE ROAD NO.S-108SECTION NO. 7454-150,AND RUN IN A WESTERLY DIRECTION ALONG SAID R IGHT-OF-WAY AND ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHERLY HAVING A RADIUS OF 666.20 FEET PASSING THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 17 DEGREE 55 AN ARC DISTANCE OF 208.32 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINN ING,(THE AFORESAID ARC HAS A CHORD DISTANCE OF 207.48 FEET BEARS NORTH 78 DEGREES 55WEST) FROM THE POINT OF BEGINNING THUS D ESCRIBED CONTINUE ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT-OFWAY LINE OF BLACKROCK ROAD AND ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE HAVING A R ADIUS OF 66.20,FEET PASSING THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 0 DEGREES 38AN ARC DISTANCE OF 7.43 FEET TO THE P OINT OF TANGENT (THE AFORESAID ARC HAS A CHORD DISTANCE OF 7.43 FEET THAT BEARS NORTH 88 DEGREES 12WEST); THENCE NORTH 88DEGREES 31 WEST CONTINUING ALONG THE SOUTHERLYRIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF BLACKROCK AFORESAID A DISTANCE OF 92.57 FEER TO THE EASTERLY LINE OF LANDS DESCRIBED IN DEED RECORDED IN THE PUBLIC R ECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 262,PAGES 192 AND 193; THENCE SOUTH 7 DEGREES 16WEST ALONG S AID EASTERLY LINE A DISTANCE OF 203.48 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 65DEGREES 11 EAST A DISTANCE OF 104.3 FEET;THENCE NORTH 7 DEGREES 16EAST,A DISTANCE OF 244.96 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court,the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus,if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens,must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 21 day of August,2014 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 for the circuit court system at firstname.lastname@example.org or (904 at least 7 days before your scheduled courta ppearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time beforethe scheduled a ppearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /S/ Trac yPoore Deputy Clerk 2t 09-03-10-20144 518 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 12CA000659AXYX BANK OF AMERICA,N.A., Plaintiff vs. CRAIG R.BERKE A/K/A CRAIG RANDALL BERKE,et al. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgement of Foreclosure dated August 22,2014,entered in Civil Case Number 12CA000659AXYX,in the Circuit Court for Nassau C ounty,Florida,wherein BANK OF AMERICA,N.A.is the Plaintiff,and CRAIG R.BERKE A/K/A CRAIG RANDALL BERKE, et al.,are the Defendants, Nassau County Clerk of Court will sell the pr operty situated in N assau County ,Florida, described as: LOT 11,CUSHING CREEK EST ATES,ACCORDING TO THE PLATTHEREOF RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 6,PAGE 88,ANDA S AMENDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 92 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA.TOGETHER WITH THAT 1998 MANUFACTURED HOME,ID NO.9D630225KA/ B/C,TITLE NO(S79440876 AND 79440901 AND 79440899 RP DECAL NO(SR0816104 AND R0816105 AND R0816106 MAKE: SKYLINE YEAR: 1998 SERIAL NUMBER: 9D630225KA/B/C atpublic sale,to the highest bidder,for cash,at the Main Entrance,Nassau County, Judicial Annex,76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,FL 32097 at 11:30 AM,on the 1 day of D ecember,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 the sale. Dated: August 25,2014. John A.Crawford Nassau County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/Amanda Stearn Ifyou are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you areentitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis-t ance.Please contact the ADACoordinator at email@example.com or (904 at least 7 days before your scheduled courtappearance, 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. Si ou se yon moon ki gen yon andikapki bezwen aranjman nenpot yonan lOd yo patisipe nan pwosedi sa a,ou gen dwa apa koute ou,dispozisyon nan asistans se-ten.Tanprikontakte Koodonate ADA-a nan firstname.lastname@example.org oswa (904 2564 omwen 7 jou anvan aparans pwograme tribinal ou an,oswa k apresevwa imedyatman sou avi sa si tan an anvan aparans ki pwograme se mwens pase 7 jou; si ou se odyans oswa vwa gen pwoblem vizyon,rele 711. Si vous etes une personne ayant une deficience qui ont besoin dune adaptation afire de participer a cette instance, vous avez droit a aucun frais pour vous,pour la fourniture de lassistance de certains.Sil vous plait communiquer avec le coordonnateur a lADA email@example.com ou (904 2564 an moires 7 jours avant votre comparution devant le tribunal prevu, ou des reception de cette notification,si le temps avant lapparition programmee est inferieure a 7 jours; si vous &es audience ou la voix alteree,composez le 711. Si usted es una persona con una discapacidad que necesita cualquier arreglo con el fm de participar en este procedimiento,usted tiene derecho sin costo alguno para usted,para la prestaciOn de asistencia determinado.Por f avor,pongase en contacto con el coordinador de ADA firstname.lastname@example.org o (904 2564 por lo menos 7 dias antes de su comparecencia ante la corte programado,o inmediatamente despues de recibir esta n otification,si el tiempo antes de que la comparecencia prevista es inferior a 7 dias,si usted esta de audicion o deterioro de la voz,Ilame al 7 11. 2t 09-03-10-2014 4519 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE F OURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 11000651CAAXYX BANK OF AMERICA,N.A., Plaintiff VS. KEITH A.BRANTLEY,et al. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgement of Foreclosure dated August 22,2014,entered in Civil Case Number 11000651CAAXYX,in the Circuit Court for Nassau C ounty,Florida,wherein BANK OF AMERICA,N.A.is the Plaintiff,and KEITH A.BRANTLEY,et al.,are the Defendants, Nassau County Clerk of Court w ill sell the property situated in Nassau County,Florida, described as: LOT TWO (2BLOCK TEN (10 T HE PARK,ACCORDING TO THE P LATTHEREOF FILED IN PLAT BOOK 4 AT PAGE 28 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. LESS AND EXCEPTING THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PARCEL OF LAND: BEGIN ATTHE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 2; THENCE NORTH 78EAST,ALONG THE NORTHERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 2, ADISTANCE OF 110.44 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 2; THENCE SOUTH 07WEST,ALONG THE EASTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT 2 BEING ALSO THE WESTERLY LINE OF INTERLACHEN-BY-THE-SEA ACCORDING TOTHE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5,PAGE 21,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA,A DISTANCE OF 17.51 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 78WEST,DEPARTING SAID EASTERLY LINE A DISTANCE OF 74.60 FEET; THENCE S OUTH 70WEST,A DISTANCE OF 30.40 FEET TO THE EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF LISA AVENUE (A 50 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY); THENCE NORTH 11WEST,ALONG SAID EASTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, ADISTANCE OF 20.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. at public sale,to the highest bidder ,for cash,at the Main Entrance,Nassau County, Judicial Annex,76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,FL 32097 at 11:30 AM,on the 13 day of October, 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 the sale. Dated August 25,2014. John A.Crawford Nassau County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/Amanda Stearn If you areaperson with a disability who needs anyaccommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,youa re entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADACoordinator at email@example.com or (904 at least 7 days before your scheduled courtappearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the timeb efore the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you arehearing or voice impaired, call 711. Si ou se yon moon ki gen yon andikap ki bezwen aranjman nenpot yonan lOd yo patisipe nan pwosedi sa a,ou gen dwa apa koute ou,dispozisyon nan asistans se-ten.Tanpri kontakte Koodonate ADA-a nan firstname.lastname@example.org oswa (904 2564 omwen 7 jou anvan aparans pwogrametribinal ou an,oswa k apresevwa imedyatman sou avi sa si tan an anvan aparans ki pwograme se mwens pase 7 jou; si ou se o dyans oswa vwa gen pwoblem vizyon,r ele 711. Si vous etes une personne ayant une deficience qui ont besoin dune adaptation afire de participer a cette instance, vous avez droit a aucun frais pour vous,pour la fourniture de lassistance de certains.Sil vous plait communiquer avec le coordonnateur a lADA email@example.com ou (904 2564 an moires 7 jours avant votrecompar ution devant le tribunal prevu,ou des reception de cette notification,si le temps avant lappar i tion programmee est inferieure a 7 jours; si vous &es audience ou la voix alteree,composez le 711. Siusted es una persona con una discapacidad que necesita cualquier arreglo con el fm de participar en este procedimiento,usted tiene derecho sin costo alguno para usted,para la prestaciOn de asistencia determinado.P or favor,pongase en contacto con el coordinador de ADA crtintr firstname.lastname@example.org o (904 2564 por lo menos 7 dias antes de su comparecencia ante la corte programado,o inmediatamente despues de recibir esta notification,si el tiempo antes de que la comparecencia prevista es inferior a 7 dias,si usted esta de audicion o deter ioro de la voz,Ilame al 711. 2t 09-03-10-2014 4520 ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That CRANE PERNELL The holder of the following certificate(s filed said certificate(sor the tax deed to be issued thereon The certificate number(s year of issuance,the description of property,and name(s in which it is assessed are as follows File Number:2014-0244D Certificate Number:1367 Parcel Number: 19-2N-25-0000-0031-0000 Year of Issuance:2012 Description of Property: IN DB 136 PG 109 (EX PARCELS 30 & 32) IN OR 214 PG 22 UE Assessed To: CLARENCE ROBERSON All of the above properly 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 7th day of October, 2014,between the hours of 11 00 a m and 2-00 p m.The Clerk of Cours Office Policy is to hold the sale at 11:30 a.m. JOHN A.CRAWFORD NASSAU COUNTY CLERK OF COURT BY RHONDA GOODWIN, DEPUTY CLERK If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you areentitled,at no cost to you, 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 s cheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired ,call 711 4t 09-03-10-17-24-2014 4521 ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That CRANE PERNELL The holder of t he following certificate(s filed said certificate(sor the tax deed to be issued thereon. T he certificate number(s year of issuance,the description of property,and name(s in which it is assessed are as follows: F ile Number:2014-025-TD Certificate Number:1366 Parcel Number: 19-2N-25-0000-0030-0000 Year of Issuance:2012 D escription of Property: IN NE1/4 OF SW1/4 IN OR 78 PG 349 & 350 Assessed To: REV CLARENCE ROBERSON 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 7th day of October, 2014,between the hours of 11:00 am and 2.00 p.m.The Clerk of Cours Office Policy is to hold the sale at 11:30 a.m. JOHN A CRAWFORD NASSAU COUNTY CLERK OF COURT BY RHODA GOODWIIN, DEPUTY CLERK I f you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you areentitled,at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADACoordinator at (904 4600 press 0,at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time beforethe scheduled appearance is less than days; if you are hearing or voice impaired ,call 711. 4t 09-03-10-17-24-2014 4522 ---------NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That GREEN F A MILYASSOCIATES LP The holder of the following certificate(siled said certificate(s)for the tax deed to be issued thereon.Thecertificate n umber(sear of issuance,the description of property,and name(shich it is assessed are as follows File Number:2014-026-Id Certificate Number:2063 Parcel Number: 35-4N-25-0000-0008-0070 Year of Issuance:2012 D escription of Property: PT OF SW1/4 OF NW1/4 IN OR 1720/368 Assessed To: JAMES A ALDERMAN,LISA M ALDERMAN 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 theH ighest Bidder at the MAIN ENTRANCE OF THE NASSAU COUNTY JUDICIAL ANNEX, 76347 VETERANS WAY,YULEE, FL on the 7th day of October, 2014,between the hours of 11 00 a m and 2.00 p.m.The Clerk of Cours Office Policy is to hold the sale at 11:30 a.m. JOHN A.CRAWFORD NASSAUCOUNTY CLERK OF COURT BYRHODA GOODWIN, DEPUTY CLERK If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you a reentitled,at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (904 4600 press 0,atleast 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. 4t09-03-10-17-24-2014 4523 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO: 14CA000089AXYX CITIMORTGAGE,INC., Plaintiff VS. LEONARDO SERRANO III; ELIZABETH N.SERRANO; HERON ISLES OWNERS ASSOCIATION,INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT 11 Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 6, 2014 and entered in 14CA000089AXYX of the Circuit Court of the FOURTH Judicial Circuit in and for NASSAU County,Florida,wherein CITIMORTGAGE,INC.,is the Plaintiff and LEONARDO SERRANO III; ELIZABETH N.SERRANO; HERON ISLES OWNERS ASSOCIATION,INC.are the Defendant(sJohn Crawford as the Clerkof the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, Front Entrance,Nassau Judicial Annex 76347 Veterans Way Yulee FL 32097,at 11:30 AM on September 19,2014 the following described pr operty as set forth in said Final Judgment,to wit: LOT172, HERON ISLES PHASE ONE,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 7,PAGE 40-46,PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. 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 with in 60 days after the sale. Dated this 7th day of August, 2014. John Crawford As Clerk of the Court By: /s/Amanda Stearn As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you areentitled,at no cost to you, 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. 2t 09-03-10-2014 4524 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO: 14-249-CA S.C.ASSOCIATION,INC.d/b/a SEA CASTLES ASSOCIATION, INC., Plaintiff, VS. BANK OF AMERICA,NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY M ERGER TO COUNTRYWIDE, FSB Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO F.S.CHAPTER 45 N OTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 22,2014,in the above-styled cause,I will sell to the highest a nd best bidder for cash at the front door of the Robert M.Foster Justice Center,76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,Florida 3 2097 at 11:30 a.m.on the 14th day of October,2014,thefollowing described property: LOT FIFTEEN (15According to Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4,Page(sof the Public Records of Nassau County,Florida and property address of 3165 S.Fletcher Avenue Unit 15,Fernandina Beach,Florida 32034 and pursuant to the recorded Declaration of Covenants, Restrictions and Easements for Sea Castles,Nassau County, Florida,which is recorded in the current public records of Nassau County,Florida,in Official Records Book 324, page 518 et.seq.,the Certificate of Declaration of Covenants,Restrictions and Easements for Sea Castles,Inc., w hich is recorded in the public records of Nassau County Florida,in Official Records Book 1822,Page 1050 et seq.,and the Amended and Restated Declaration to Covenants, Restrictions and Easements for Sea Castles,Inc.,which is recorded in the public records of Nassau County Florida,in Official Records Book 1854, Page 267 et seq. Anyperson claiming an interest in the surplus fromthe 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 this 27 day of August, 2014. John A.Crawford Clerk of the Circuit and County Court By: /s/Amanda Stearn As Deputy Clerk 2t 09-03-10-2014 4525 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COUR TOF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO. 45-2012-CA-000789 WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO W ELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE,INC. Plaintiff, v. DAVID L.KNIGHT A/K/A DAVID KNIGHT; JOLENE J.KNIGHT A/K/A JOLENE KNIGHT ;UNK NO WN SPOUSE OF DAVID L. KNIGHT A/K/A DAVID KNIGHT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOLENE J .KNIGHT A/K/A JOLENE KNIGHT;UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALLU NKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S WHO (IS/ARET KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS,DEVISEES, GRANTEES,ASSIGNEES,LIENORS,CREDITORS,TRUSTEES, SPOUSES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; CACH,LLC; COMMUNITYFIRST CREDIT UNION OF FLORIDA Defendants. ORDER ON MOTION TO CANCEL AND RESCHEDULE FORECLOSURE SALE T HIS CAUSE came on to be heardupon Plaintiffs Motion to Cancel the Foreclosure Sale and Reschedule Foreclosure Sale,and the Courthaving considered the same and being otherwise fully advised, does herebyORDER, ADJUDGE AND DECREE that: 1.The Foreclosure sale scheduled to take place on August 26,2014 at 11:30 AM,as set forth in 3,7 the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on June 26,2014,is hereby canceled. 2.The foreclosure sale is herebyrescheduled to take placeo n October 13,2014,eleven thirty oclocka.m.EST,Florida, after compliance with Florida Statutes Section 45.031 regarding republication of the Notice of Sale.The sale shall be subject to the findings of fact and conclusions of law as set forth in the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure referenced above. DONE AND ORDERED in Chambersat Fernandina Beach,Nassau County,Florida, this day of August 26,2014. Suzanne Bass Circuit CourtJudge 2t 09-03-10-2014 4526 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO: 45-2014-CA-00196 DIVISION: A STAGE COACH ENTERPRISES, INC.etc., Plaintiff VS. BELINDAGALE SHEPARD,et al. Defendants NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: NOTICE is herebygiven that pursuant to the Final Judgment entered on August 27, 2014 ,in Case No: 45-2014-CA00196 of the Circuit Court, Nassau County,Florida,in which Stage Coach Enterprises,Inc.the Plaintiff and Belinda Gale Shepard,et al.,are the defendants,the Clerk of this Court will sell at public sale the following described real property : Lot 14,FIELDS HIGHLANDS SUBDIVISION,according tothe plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5,Page 6 of the Public Records of Nassau County,Florida. The sale will be held on November 3,2014,at 11:30 a.m.to the highest and best bidderby electronic sale at the front steps to the Nassau County Judicial Annex,76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,Florida in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes. 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 THE SALE. If you are a person with a disa bility who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact ADA Coordinator,76347 Veterans Way, Yulee,Florida 32097 (904 4909 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. Dated this 27 day of August, 2014. John A.Crawford Clerk of Said Court By: /s/Sue Powell Deputy Clerk2 t09-03-10-2014 4527 ---------NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE We will sell or otherwise dispose of the contents of the following units to satisfy the delinquent storage lien placed in accordance with the state of Florida Statue 83.806. Ella Louise Badger,Unit 1190 General Household Goods Felice Williams,Unit 2096 General Household Goods Sale will be conducted at AlA Stow-A-Way Storage,463915 State Road 200,Yulee,Florida 32097 at 10:00 am on September 19,2014.Open door sale, cash only.A cleaning deposit will be taken.(904 This sale is open to the public. 2t 09-03-10-2014 4529 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO 13-CA-000400-AXYX2 CAPITAL INCOME AND GROWTH FUND,LLC,a California limited liability comp any, Plaintiff, VS. HEIRS AND DEVISEES of the ESTATE OF JOHNNIE MAE PORTER; et al; Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE is herebygiven that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the cause pending in the Circuit Court of the Fourth Judicial Circuit,in and for Nassau County,Florida,Case No: 2013-CA-000400,in which P laintiff,Capital Income and Growth Fund,LLC and Defendants,Heirs and Devisees of the Estate of Johnnie Mae Porter; Any Unknown Tenant in P ossession and anyand all unknown parties claiming interests by,through,under or against a named defendant to this action,or having or claiming to have anyright,title or interest in the property herein described,the undersigned Clerk will sell the following d escribed property situated in Nassau County,Florida: South 8 Feet Of Subdivision Of Lot 9 And The North 42 Feet Of Subdivision Of Lot 9,All In Block 214,As Shown On The Official Plat Of The City Of Fernandina,(As Lithographed And Issued By The Florida Railroad Company In 1857 And.Enlarged,Revised And Reissued By The Florida Town Improvement Company In1 887 And 1901),Of The Public RecordsOf Nassau County, Florida.a/k/a 621 South 12th Street,Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034 (Property) Together with an undivided percentage interest in the common elements pertaining thereto at public sale,to the highest and best bidder for cash at 11:30 am.on the 3rd day of October,2014,at the front entrance of the Judicial Annex. Any person claiming interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the L is Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 27 day of August, 2014. John A.Cr awford CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court By: /s/Karen J.Lockett Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you areentitled,at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADACoordinator at (904 4600 press 0,at least 7 daysb efore 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 voice impaired,call 711. 2T 09-10-17-2014 4532 ---------Notice is hereby given that on 10/09/14 at2:30P.M.,or thereafter,at CubeSmart #0323, 1678 S.8th St., in the city of Fernandina Beach,state of Florida.The undersigned, CubeSmart#0323 will sell at Public Sale by competitive bidding,the personal property heretofor estored with the undersigned by: Space # A44 RCharlene Davis Space # H5-5 Lisa Marsella Space # C10 Janeecee Clorinda Johnson Space # H3-6 William Drakus Space # H1-9 Laura Elizabeth Austin Space # A22 Greg Jones Space # J45 Keith 0 Fisher 2T 09-10-17-2014 4539 ---------Continued On Next Page. 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10B W EDNESDAY S EPTEMBER 10, 2014 /News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO. 45-2012-CA-000789 WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, v. DAVID L.KNIGHT A/K/A DAVID KNIGHT; JOLENE J.KNIGHT A/K/A JOLENE KNIGHT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DAVID L.K NIGHT A/K/A DAVID KNIGHT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOLENE J.KNIGHT A/K/A JOLENE KNIGHT; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALLU NKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH,UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(SWHO (IS/ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS,DEVISEES,GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,LIENORS,CREDITORS,TRUSTEES,SPOUSES,OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; CACH, LLC; COMMUNITY FIRST CREDIT UNION OF FLORIDA Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on June 26,2014,and the Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale entered on August 26,2014,in this cause, in the Circuit Court of Nassau County,Florida,the clerk shall sell the property situated in Nassau County,Florida, described as: ALL THAT CERTAIN LOT,PIECEOR PARCEL OF LAND SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN SECTION 45,TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH,RANGE 28 EAST,NASSAU COUNTY FLORIDA,AND BEING PART OF THE LAND DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 189, PAGE 163 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SAID NASSAU COUNTY,AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED BY METES AND BOUNDS AS FOLLOWS: FROM THE POINT OF REFERENCE AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 45 AND THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD 107 (100R/W); THENCE NORTH 5 DEGREES 00 MINUTES WEST 285 FEET ALONG SAIDE AST RIGHT OF WAY LINE TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE THE SAME 330 FEET; THENCE AT RIGHT ANGLES NORTH 85 DEGREES0 0 MINUTES EAST 300.00 FEET; THENCE AT RIGHT ANGLES SOUTH 5 DEGREES 00 MINUTES EAST 330.00 FEET ; THENCE A T RIGHT ANGLES SOUTH 85 DEGREES 00 MINUTES WEST 300 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING LESS AND EXCEPT ANYP AR T CONT AINED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS V OLUME 1092, P A GE 202 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN MOBILE HOME A TTACHED THERET O a/k/a 96024 OP AL A VE., YULEE,FL 32097-8616 at public sale,to the highest and best bidder f or cash, at the Nassau County Judicial Annex,76347 Veterans Way,Y ulee,FL 32097,Nassau County, Florida,at eleven thirty oclock a.m., on October 13, 2014. A n y per son claiming an inter est in the surplus from the sale, if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens m ust file a claim withi n 60 days after the sale. Dated at F er nandina Beach, Florida,this 26 day of August, 2014.J ohn A. Cr awf or d Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/Tracy Poore Deputy Clerk 2T 09-10-17-2014 4533 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSA U COUNTY,FLORIDA C ASE NO: 13C A000062AXYX B ANK OF AMERIC A, N.A., Plaintif f, VS. RAND Y EDWARD FRIZZELL AND NAOMI ANN FRIZZELL,et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NO TICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 22, 2014, enter ed in Civil Case No.: 13CA000062AXYX of the 4th Judicial Circuit in Yulee,Nassau County Flor ida,John A. Cr awf or d, the Cler k of the Court,will sell to the highest a nd best bidder f or cash at 76347 VETERANS WAY,FRONT ENTRANCE OF THE JUDICIAL ANNEX, YULEE, FL 32097 at 11:30 A.M.EST on the 14 day of October,2014 the following descr ibed property as set forth in said Final Judgment,to-wit: UNIT NO .1106,THE COTTAGES A T STONEY CREEK CONDOMINIUM, A CONDOMINIUM, TOGETHER WITH AN UNDIVIDED INTEREST IN THE COMMON ELE MENTS APPUR TENANT THERET O ACCORDING TO THE DECLARA TION OF CONDOMINIUM AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS VOLUME 1518,PAGE 1834 A S AMENDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS VOLUME 1519,PAGE 860 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA.A ny person claiming an interest in the sur plus from the sale, if an y,other than the property o wner as of the date of the lis pendens,must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 28 day of A ugust, 2014. JOHN A. CRA WFORD Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/Tracy Poore IF Y OU 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 ASSIS-T ANCE.PLEASE CONTACT THE ADA COORDINATOR AT CRTINTRP@COJ .NET OR (904 2564 A T LEAST 7 D A YS BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED COURT APPEARANCE, OR IMMEDIA TE LY 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 09-10-17-2014 4535 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COUR T, FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSA U COUNTY FLORIDA CASE NO.: 14-CA-136 DIVISION: A AMERIS BANK, Plaintiff, v RODNEY MORRIS,also known as RODNEY T.MORRIS,an individual,NASSAU COUNTY,a political subdivision of the State of Florida,SPRING LAKE ESTATES OF NASSAU COUNTY O WNERS ASSOCIATION,INC., also known as SPRING LAKES EST A TES OF NASSA U COUNTY O WNERS ASSOCIA TION,INC., a Florida corporation,and UNKNOWN TENANTS, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to that certain Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 22,2014,entered in Case No.14-CA-136,Division A,of the Circuit Court of the Fourth Judicial Circuit in and for Nassau County,Florida,I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash,at public sale at the front entrance of the Judicial Annex,76347 Vete-r ans Way,Yulee,Florida 32097, at 11:30 a.m.on the 13th day of October,2014,the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment ofF oreclosure,to-wit: LOT FIVE (5BLOCK FIFTEEN (15SPRING LAKE ESTATES UNIT IV REPLAT,ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6 AT PAGE 177 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any,other than property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) NOTICE 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 (904 548-4600 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 TITAN 7 DAYS; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED,CALL 711. Dated this 28 day of August,2014. JOHN A.CRAWFORD Clerk of the Court By: /s/Karen J.Lockett Deputy Clerk 2T 09-10-17-2014 4536 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. P ROBATE DIVISION CASE NO.2014CP205 IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERT WILLIAM BARRETT,A KA ROBERT W.BARRETT, Deceased, NOTICE TO CREDITORS T O: ALL PERSONS HA VING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS A GAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that a Petition for Summary Administr ation has been f iled in the Estate of Rober t W i lliam Barrett,aka Robert W.Barrett, deceased,File No.2014CP205 in the Circuit Court for Nassau County Florida,Probate division, the addr ess of w h ich is 76347 V eter an s Way,Suite 456, Yulee,Florida 32097; that the total cash value of the Estate is $29,000.00 and that the names and addresses of the Petitioners are: Richar d A.Smart Malavene Smart 11079 C.R. 121 B r yce ville, Flor ida 32009 ALL INTERESTED PARTIES ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other per sons having c laims or dem ands ag ainst decedent s estate on w hom a copy of this notice is served within three months after thed ate of the f ir st publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLIC A TION OF THIS NO TICE OR THIR TY D A YS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and per sons having c laims or dem ands ag ainst the Estate of the decedent m ust f ile their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE D ATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WITH BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the f ir st publication of this Notice is September 10, 2014. Attor ne y f or P etitioner LAWRENCE J.BERNARD,P .A. By: LAWRENCE J.BERNARD, ESQUIRE 480 Busch Dr iv e Jacksonville,Florida 32218 F lor ida Bar No. 248436 904-751-6980 Email: belinda@ber nar dlaw .net 2T 09-10-17-2014 4538 ---------NOTICE OF APPLIC ATION FOR TAX DEED NO TICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That US B ANK CUST ODIAN FOR TRC SPE LLC The holder of the f ollo wing cer tf icate(s iled said cer tificate(sor the tax deed to be issued ther eon The cer tif i cate number(sear of issuance,the description of pr o per ty and name(s which it is assessed are as follows: File Number:2014-029-TOC ertificate Number2915 P arcel Number: 45-2N-28-550B-0002-0020 Y ear of Issuance:2012 Description of Property: BLOCK 2 LO T 2 IN OR 732/615 FPL ESMT IN OR 384/147 SPRING HILL SUB PB 5/35 Assessed T o:KRISTEN EV ANS ANGELIA M WILKERSON,TERI EVANS All of the a bo v e pr oper ty 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 NASSA U COUNTY JUDICIAL ANNEX, 76347 VETERANS WAY,YULEE,FL on the 14th day of October 2014,between the hours of 11 00 a m.and 2:00 p m The Clerk of Cour ts Of f ice P olic y is to hold the sale at 11 30 a.m JOHN A.CRAWFORD NASSAU COUNTY CLERK OF COURT BY: RHODA GOODWIN, DEPUTY CLERK If y ou ar e a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to par tici pate in this pr oceeding, y ou are entitled,at no cost to you, to the pr o vision of cer tain assis tance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (904 4600 pr ess 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 v oice impaired ,call 711. 4T 09-10-17-24-2014 & 10-01-2014 4542 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO: 12-000275-CA BANK OF AMERICA,NA. Plaintiff, VS. ALISON CHANG A/K/A ALISON AN CHIN CHANG; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ALISON CHANG A/K/A ALISON AN CHIN CHANG; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II; DEEP CREEK PLANTATION OWNERS ASSOCIATION,INC.,and any unknown heirs,devisees,g rantees,creditors,and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by,through and under any of the abovenamed Defendants,D efendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Nassau County,Florida,will on the 2nd day of October,2014,at 11:30 A.M at the Nassau County Judicial Annex,Main Entrance, 76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,FL 32097,offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash,the following-described property situate in Nassau County, Florida: ALL OF THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARCEL OR TRACT OF LAND LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF NASSAU AND THE STATE OF FLORIDA KNOWN AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: LOT SEVENTY-THREE (73DEEP CREEK PLANTATION,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT 7 AT PAGE 239 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA: pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court,the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus,if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens,must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 29th day of August,2014. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT.If you are a person with a disability who needs anya ccommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you,to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact theA DA Coordinator for the circuit court system at email@example.com or (904 at least 7 days bef or e y our scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon r eceiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if y ou ar e hear ing or v o ice impair ed, call 711. John A.Crawford Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/Am anda Stear n Deputy Cler k 2T 09-10-17-2014 4544 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COUR T OF THE 4th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSA U COUNTY,FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION C ASE NO 14C A000131AXYX BANK OF AMERICA,N.A., PLAINTIFF, VS. PETER W.PAPPAS,ET AL., D EFEND ANT(S NO TICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-s uant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 27, 2014 and entered in Case No. 14CA000131AXYX in the Circuit Court of the 4th Judicial Circuit in and f o r Nassau County Flor ida w her ein B ANK OF AMERICA,N.A.was the Plaintiff and PETER W.PAPPAS,ET AL., the Defendant(sI will sell to the highest and best bidder f or cash, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Nassau Judicial Annex, 76347 Veterans Way, Yulee,FL 32097 on the 2nd day of October ,2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: PARCEL A LOT NUMBERED THIRTY-EIGHT (38 TES WOOD UNIT NUMBERED FOUR (4 CORDED.A TRACT OF LAND KNO WN AS LO T NO .THIRTYEIGHT (38AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION KNOWN AS PIRA TES W OOD,UNIT NO. FOUR (4 BEING A POR TION OF SECTION FIFTY-SIX (56 T O WNSHIP THREE (3 TH, RANGE TWENTY-EIGHT (28 EAST,NASSAU COUNTY,FLORID A, BEING MORE P AR TICULAR LY DESCRIBED AN FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE, COMMENCE AT REFERENCE POINT NO.FOUR (4AS DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS VOLUME 103,PAGE 424, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA; THENCE NOR TH FOR TY -ONE (41 SIX (06 THIRTY-FOUR (34 EAST ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF PIRATES POINT ROAD,ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-SIX AND SIXTY FOUR HUNDREDTHS (126.64; THENCE NORTH ELEVEN (11,TWENTY-SEVEN (27,FIFTY-S IX (56WEST, ALONG SAID CENTERLINE, FOUR HUNDRED NINETY -FOUR AND FIVE HUNDREDTHS (494.05,TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTIN UE NOR TH ELEVEN (11 DEGREES,TWENTY-SEVEN (27 MINUTES FIFTY -SIX (56 ONDS WEST,ALONG SAID CENTERLINE,EIGHTY (80.0; THENCE NOR TH SEVENTY -EIGHT (78THIRTY-TWO (32 MINUTES,FOUR (04 EAST,THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY, (380.0,TO THE CENTERLINE OF AN UNNAMED CANAL; THENCE SOUTH ELEVEN (11 DEGREES ,TWENTY-SEVEN (27 MINUTES,FIFTY-SIX (56ONDS EAST ALONG THE CEN TERLINE OF SAID C ANAL, EIGHTY (80.0; THENCE SOUTH SEVENTY -EIGHT (78 DEGREES,THIRTY-TWO (32) MINUTES,FOUR (04 WEST THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY (380.0,TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SAID TRACT IS SUBJECT TO A NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT FOR ROADWAY PURPOSES ONL Y OVER THE WESTERLY THIRTY (30.0 THEREOF ,SAID THIRTY (30.0TO BE FREELY DEEDED AND/OR DEDIC A TED UPON THE REQUEST OF THE MAJORITY OF THE PROPERTY O WNERS ON THIS RO AD AND THE ACCEPTANCE OF TO NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA OR ITS SUCCESSORS. AN EASEMENT IS HEREBY RESERVED ALONG THE EASTERLY FIFTY (50.0 LOT FOR USE BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC AS A CANAL. PARCEL B A POR TION OF SECTIONS 43 AND 56,TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH, RANGE 28 EAST NASSA U COUNTY FLORID A.BEING ALSO KNOWN AS THE SOUTHERLY ONE-THIRD OF LOT 37,UNIT FOUR,PIRATES WOOD,AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION. SAID PORTION BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE COMMENCE AT REFERENCE POINT 4,AS DESCRIBED IN INSTRUMENT RECORDED IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SAID COUNTY,IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 103, PAGE 424; AND RUN NORTH 4106EAST ALONG THE CENTER OF PIRATES POINT ROAD A DISTANCE OF 126.64F EET TO AN ANGLE POINT; RUN THENCE NORTH 1127 WEST CONTINUING ALONG SAID CENTER OF ROAD,A DISTANCE OF 574.05FEET TO THEP OINT OF BEGINNING. FROM THE POINT OF BEGINNING THUS DESCRIBED CONTINUE NORTH 11-27-56WEST ALONG SAID CENTER OF ROAD,A DISTANCE OF 26.67 FEET; RUN THENCE NORTH 7832-04EAST,A DISTANCE OF 380.0FEET; RUN THENCE SOUTH 11-27-56EAST,A DISTANCE OF 26.67FEET; RUN THENCE SOUTH 78-32-04WEST,A DISTANCE OF 380.0FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THE WESTERLY 30.0FEET IS SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS PURPOSES.THE EASTERLY 50.0FEET IS SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT FOR CANAL PURPOSES. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS.OF THE SALE,IF ANY,OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER,AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS, MUST FILE A CLAIM WINTHIN SIXTY (60AYS AFTER THE SALE. John A.Crawford Clerk,Circuit Court /s/Amanda Stearn Deputy Clerk 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 (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. 2T 09-10-17-20144 545 ---------IN THE 4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA C ase No.2013 CA 71 REGIONS BANK,SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO AMSOUTH B ANK, Plaintiff, VS. TARA D.KNOTT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TARA D.KNOTT; THE DUNES CLUB COMMUNITY ASSOCIA TION, INC.; T UR TLE DUNES CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION,INC.; AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION COMMUNITY ASSOCIA TION INC.; HARD WICK AND COMP ANY ; and UNKNO WN TENANT Defendant. NOTICE OF SALE NO TICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur suant to a Final Judgment dated August 27,2014, enter ed in Case No.: 2013 CA 71 of the Circuit Court in and f or Nassau County Flor ida, w her ein T ARA D KNOTT; THE DUNES CLUB COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION,INC.; TURTLE DUNES CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIA TION,INC.; AMELIA ISLAND P LANT A TION COMMUNITY ASSOCIA TION INC.; and HARD WICK AND COMPANY,are the Defendants,that I will sell tot he highest and best bidder for cash,on October 2,2014,at 11:30 a.m.The Clers Office conducts the sale at the front entrance of the Judicial Annex at 76347 V eter ans W ay,Suite 456, Y ulee, FL 32097, the f ol lowing described real property as set forth in the Final Judgment: Legal: UNIT 1835 OF TURTLE DUNES CONDOM INIUM, A CONDOMINIUM, A CCORDING T O THE DECLARA TION OF CONDOMINIUM RECORDED IN O.R.BOOK 452, P AGE 111,AND ALL EXHIBITS AND AMENDMENTS THEREOF, PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. NOTICE: ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTYO WNER AS OF THE D ATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated this 29 day of August,2014.J ohn A. Cr awf or d Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/Amanda Stearn As Deputy Cler k NOTICE: If you are a person with a disability who needs an y accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled,at no cost to y ou,to the provision of certain assistance. Please con tact the ADA Coordinator at (904 ess 0, at least 7 days bef or e y our scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon r eceiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if y o u ar e hearing or voice impaired,call 711. 2T 09-10-17-20144 546 ---------PUBLIC NO TICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE AIR PERMIT Florida Department of Environmental Pr otection W aste and Air Resour ce Management, Northeast District Office Dr aft Air Constr uction P er mit Project No.0890003-047-AC RockTenn CP ,L.L.C. F er nandina Beach Mill Nassau County,Florida Applicant: The applicant for this project is RockTenn CP L.L.C.The applicants authorized representative and mailing address is: Thomas Sw eetser,General Manager, RockTenn CP ,LLC,Fernandina Beach Mill, Nor th 8th Str eet, F er nandina Beach, Flor ida 32034. F acility Location: Roc kT enn CP LLC,operates the existing Fernandina Beach Mill,which is located in Nassau County at North 8th Street in Fer-nandina Beach,Florida. Project: Air construction permit for the in-kind replacement of EU013,a smelt dissolving tank (SDT with an identical unit. Permitting Authority: Applications f or air constr uction per mits ar e subject to r e view in accordance with the provisions of Cha pter 403, Flor ida Statutes (F.S.) and Chapters 62-4,62-210 and 62-212 of the Flor ida Administr ativ e Code (F.A.C.).The proposed project is not exempt from air permitting requirements and an air permit is required to perform the proposed work.The Permitting Authority responsible f or making a permit determination for this project is the Depar tment of En vir onmental Pr otection s Waste and Air Resource Management in the Northeast District Office.The Permitting Authoritys physical address is: 8800 Baymeadows Way West,Suite 100,Jacksonville,Florida 32256.The Permitting Authoritys mailing address is: 8800 Baymeadows Way West,Suite 100,Jacksonville, Florida 32256.The Permitting Authoritys telephone number is 904/256-1700. Project File: A complete project file is available for public inspection during the normal business hours of 8:00 a.m.to 5:00 p.m.,Monday throughF riday (except legal holidays), at the physical address indicated above for the Permitting Authority.The complete project file includes the DraftP ermit,the Technical Evaluation and Preliminary Determination,the application and information submitted by the applicant (exclusive of confidential records under Section 403.111,F.S.).Interested persons may contact the Permitting Authoritys project engineer for additional information at the address and phone number listed above.In addition,electronic copies of these documents are available on the following web site: hitp://www.dep.state.fLusiair/e rnissionfapds/defaultasp. Notice of Intent to Issue Air Permit: The Permitting Authority gives notice of its intent to issue an air construction permit to the applicant for the project described above.The applicant has provided reasonable assurance that operation of proposed equipment will not adversely impact air quality and that the project will comply with all appropriate provisions of Chapters 62-4,62-204, 62-210,62-212,62-296 and 62297,F.A.C.The Permitting Authority will issue a Final Permit in accordance with the conditions of the proposed Draft Permit unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is filed under Sections 120.569 and 120.57,F.S.or unless public comment received in accordance with this notice results in a different decision or a significant change of terms or conditions. Comments: The Permitting Authority will accept written comments concerning the proposed Draft Permit for ap eriod of 14 days from the date of publication of this Public Notice.Written comments must be received by the Permitting Authority byc lose of business (5:00 p.m. on or before the end of the 14-day period.If written comments r eceiv ed r esult in a sig nificant change to the Draft P ermit,the Permitting Authority shall revise the Draft Permit and require,if applicable, another Public Notice. All com ments f iled will be m ade av a il able for public inspection. Petitions: A person whose substantial interests are affectedb y the pr oposed permitting decision m ay petition f or an administr ativ e hear ing in accordance with Sections 120.569 and 120.57,F.S.P etitions f iled b y an y per sons other than those entitled to written notice under Section 120.60(3 F.S.,must be filed within 14 days of publication of the Public Notice or r eceipt of a wr itten notice, w hiche v er occurs first.Under Section 120.60(3F.S.,however,any person who asked theP ermitting Authority for notice o f agenc y action m ay file a petition within 14 days of receipt of that notice,regardless of the date of publication.A petitioner shall m ail a cop y of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above,at the time of filing.A petition for administrative hear i ng m ust contain the inf or m ation set f or th belo w and must be filed (received) with the Agency Clerk in the Office of General Counsel,3900 Commonw ealth Boulevard, M S 35, T allahassee,Florida 32399-3000, Agenc y.Clerk@dep.state.fl.us, before the deadline.The failure of an y person to file a petition within the appropriate time period shall constitute a waiver of that persons right to request an administrative deter mination (hear ing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S.,or to intervene in this proceeding and par ticipate as a party to it.Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated b y another par ty) will be only at the a ppr o v al of the presiding officer upon the filing o f a motion in compliance with Rule 28-106.205,F.A.C. A petition that disputes the m ater ial f acts on w hich the Permitting Authoritys action is based must contain the follo wing information: (aThe name and address of each agenc y affected and each agenc s file or identification number if kno w n; (bThe name,address,any email addr ess telephone number and an y f acsimile number of the petitioner; the name, addr ess an y em ail addr ess, telephone number,and any facsimile number of the petitioner s r epr esentativ e, if an y which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; anda n explanation of how the petitioner s substantial interests will be af fected by the agenc y deter mination; (cA statement of when and how each petitioner r eceiv ed notice of the agenc y action or proposed decision; (dA statement of all disputed issues of material fact.If there are none, the petition must so indicate; (e A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged,including the specific facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the agencs proposed action; (fA statement of the specific r ules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modif ication of the agenc s pr oposed action including an explanation of how the alleged f acts r elate to the spe cific rules or statutes; and,(g A statement of the relief sought b y the petitioner stat ing precisely the action the petitioner wishes the agency to take with respect to the agencs proposed action.A petition that does not dispute the m aterial facts upon which the P er mitting Authoritys action is based shall state that no such f acts ar e in dispute and otherwise shall contain the same information as set f or th a bo v e, as required by Rule 28-106.301,F.A.C. Because the administrative hear ing pr ocess is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the Permitting Authoritys final action may be different from the position taken by it in this written notice of Intent to Issue Air Permit.Persons whose substantial interests will be af f ected b y any such final decision of the P er mitting Authority on the application have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding,in accordance with the requirements set forth above. Mediation: Mediation is not available for this proceeding. 1T 09-10-2014 4547 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 4 5-2012-CA-000812 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA,NA., Plaintiff, vs.M EGHANN KOCH,et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION To: MEGHANN KOCH THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MEGHANN KOCH Last Known Address:96015 Long Beach Drive,Fernandina Beach,FL 32034 Current Address: Unknown 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 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: LOT 57 OF TIMBER CREEK PLANTATION PHASE TWO,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE(STHROUGH 168,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA.A/K/A 75362 RAVENWOOD DR YULEE FL 32097-1609 has 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 Albertelfi Law,Plaintifs attorney whose address is P .O Box 23028, Tampa,FL 33623,and file the original with this Court either before April 10,2014 service on Plaintifs attorney,or imme-d iately thereafter; otherwise, a default wi11 be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition.W ITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 26 day of March,2014. JOHN A. CRA WFORD Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/Kar en J.Lockett Deputy Clerk **See the Americans with Disa bilities Act If y ou ar e a per s on with a dis ability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you ar e entitled, at no cost to you, to the pr o vision of cer t ain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator(904 4600 press 0,at least 7 days bef or e y our scheduled cour t appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time bef ore the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if y ou ar e hear ing o r v oice impair ed, call 771. Phone (904 Fax: (904 TTD/TTY Dial 711 E-Mail c ale wis@nassaucler k.com 2T 09-10-17-2014 4548 ---------I N THE CIRCUIT COUR T OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION C A SE NO .: 45-2013-C A000589 DIVISION: A WELLS FARGO BANK,NA, Plaintiff, Vs D A VID W.DAVIS ,et al, Def endant(s NO TICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NO TICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated September 3,2014 and entered in Case No.45-2013C A-000589 of the Cir cuit Court of the FOURTH Judicial Circuit in and for NASSAU County, Flor ida w her ein WELLS FARGO BANK,NA is the Plaintiff and DAVID W.DAVIS; JAMZEE K. D A VIS; NA VY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION; SPRING LAKES IV HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION,I NC. A DISSOL VED CORPORA TION; are the Defendants,The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at NASSAU JUDICIAL ANNEX 76347 VETERANS WAY YULEE, FLORIDA at 11:30AM,on the 21 day of October 2014, the f ollowing described proper ty as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 4,BLOCK 13,SPRING LAKE EST A TES UNIT IV REPLAT,ACCORDING T O THE PLA T THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, P A GES 177 THROUGH 188, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. A/K/A 54709 SPRING LAKE DRIVE,CALLAHAN,FL 320118527 Any person claiming an inter-e st in the surplus from the sale, if an y,other than the property o wner as of the date of the Lis P endens m ust file a claim within sixty (60 sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on September 4, 2014. John A.Crawford Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/Sue P o w ell Deputy Clerk **See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this pr oceeding,you are entitled,at no cost to you., to the pr o vision of cer tain assis tance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (904 4600 (then pr ess 0) at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon r eceiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call 711. 2T 09-10-17-2014 4550 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COUR T OF THE FOUR TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSA U COUNTY FLORID A CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 2010-CA-000167 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA,N.A., Plaintiff, Vs KEVIN S.STEWART ,et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mor tg age For eclosure dated September 3,2014 and entered in Case No.2010-CA000167 of the Circuit Court of the FOURTH Judicial Circuit in and for NASSAU County,Florida wherein BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING,LLC,A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY,is the Plaintiff and KEVIN S STEWART; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KEVIN S.STEWART N/K/A ANGELIA STEWART; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at NASSAU JUDICIAL ANNEX 76347 VETERAN'S WAY YULEE,FLORIDAa t 11:30AM,on the 21 day of October 2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment:A PORTION OF SECTION 18, T OWNSHIP 2 NORTH,RANGE 27 EAST,NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA,SAID PORTION BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE, COMMENCE AT A POINT WHERE TILE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION IS INTERSECTED BY THE CENTERLINE OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAY NO.1-95 (A 300.0 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY); AND RUN IN A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION ALONG SAID CENTERLINE AND ALONG THE ARC OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE WESTERLY HAVING A RADIUS OF 7639.44 FEET A CHORD DISTANCE OF 1118.36 FEET TO THE POINT OF TANGENCY (THE BEARING OF THE AFOREMENTIONED CHORD BEING SOUTH3 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 10 SECONDS WEST,RUN THENCE SOUTH 7 DEGREES 57 MINUTES WEST CONTINUING ALONG SAID CENTERLINE A DISTANCE OF 1277.26 FEET TO A POINT; RUN THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 57 MINUTES 05 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 181.72 FEET TO A POINT IN THE CENTERLINE OF A PROPOSED 60.0 FOOT ROAD; RUN THENCE NORTH 7 DEGREES 57 MINUTES EAST ALONG TIME CENTERLINE OF SAID PROPOSED ROAD A DISTANCE OF 278.48 FEET TO A POINT; RUN THENCE NORTH 82 DEGREES 03 MINUTES WEST A DISTANCE OF 30.0 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE ON THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SAID PROPOSED ROAD FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING.FROM TIE POINT OF BEGINNING THIS DESCRIBED,RUN THENCE NORTH 7 DEGREES 57 MINUTESE AST ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY A DISTANCE OF 200.0 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE; RUN THENCE NORTH 82 DEGREES 03 MINUTES WEST A DISTANCE OF1 48.55 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE; CONTINUE NORTH 82 DEGREES 03 MINUTES WEST A DISTANCE OF 110.0 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE WATERS OF A LAKE; RUN THENCE IN A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION ALONG SAID WATERS A DISTANCE OF 200.0 FEET MORE OR LESS T O A POINT WHERE SAID W A T ERS IS INTER SEC 1'ED BY A LINE THAT BEARS NORTH 82 DEGREES 03 MINUTES WEST FROM THE POINT OF BEGINNING; RUN THENCE SOUTH 82 DEGREES 03 MINUTES EAST A DIST ANCE OF 40.0 FEET MORE OR LESS TO AN IRON PIPE; CONTINUE SOUTH 82 DEGREES 03 MINUTES EAST A DISTANCE OF 138.15 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 75820 JOHNSON LAKE RD,YULEE,FL 32097 An y per son claiming an inter e st in the sur plus fr om the sale, if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60s ale. John A. Cr awford Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/Sue PowellD eputy Cler k **See Americans with Disabilities Act "If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or d er to par tici pate in this pr oceeding, y ou are entitled,at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the AD A Coordinator at (904 4 600 (then pr ess 0) at least 7 days bef or e y our scheduled cour t appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notif ication if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call 711." 2T 09-10-17-2014 4551 ---------NO TICE OF A PPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That US B ANK CUST ODIAN FOR TRC SPE LLC The holder of the following oert if icate(s iled said cer tif i cate(sor the tax deed to be issued thereon The certificate number(s ear of issuance,the description of property,and name(shich it is assessed ar e as follows File Number:2014-028-TD Cer tificate Number:1353 P arcel Number: 19-1S-24-0000-0010-0010 Year of Issuance:2012 Descr iption of Pr oper ty: IN OR 1191/888 1/2 HX INT Assessed To: T R DAVIS All of the a bo v e pr oper ty is located in Nassau County,In the State of Florida Unless such cer t if icate(s be redeemed according to Law,the property described in such certificate or certifi-c ates will be sold to the Highest Bidder at the MAIN ENTRANCE OF THE NASSAU COUNTY JUDICIAL ANNEX, 76347 VETERANS WAY,YULEE, FL. on the 14th day of October 2014, betw een the hour s of 11:00 a.m.and 2:00 p.rn The Cler k of Cour s Of f ice P olicy Is to hold the sale at 11:30 a.m. JOHN A CRAWFORD NASSA U COUNTY CLERK OF COURT BY: RHODA GOODWIN, DEPUTY CLERK If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this pr oceeding,you are entitled,at no cost to you, to the pr o vision of cer tain assis tance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (904 4600 pr ess 0, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon r eceiving this notif ica tion if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired ,call 711. 4T 09-10-17-24-2014 & 10-01-2014 4541 ---------NO TICE OF APPLIC A TION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That HARRY STRA TT ON The holder of the following certificate(siled said certificate(s or the tax deed to be issued thereon.The certificate number(sear of issuance,the description of property,and name(s which it is assessed are as follows. File Number: 2014-027-TD Certificate Number:2723P ar cel Number: 46-3N-28-0000-0002-0010 Year of Issuance:2009 Description of Property: IN OR 596 PG 919 ESMT OR 1483/426 Assessed To: MUTT J DANIEL, ROBYN M DANIEL 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,F L.on the 14th day of October, 2014,between the hours of 11:00 a.m.and 2:00 p.m.The Clerk of Cours Office Policy is to hold the sale at 11 30 a mJ OHN A.CRAWFORD NASSAU COUNTY CLERK OF COURT BY: RHODA GOODWIN DEPUTY CLERK 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 (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 bearing or voice impaired ,call 711. 4T 09-10-17-24-2014 & 10-01-14 4540 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 45-2014-CA000027 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK,NA, Plaintiff, Vs JANIE IRENE NELSON A/K/A JANIE L NELSON ,et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated September 3,2014 and entered in Case No.45-2014CA-000027 of the Circuit Court of the FOURTH Judicial Circuit in and for NASSAU County,F lorida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK,NA is the Plaintiff and JANIE IRENE NELSON A/K/A JANIE I.NELSON; TENANT #1 N/K/A PENNY STEPHANIE NEL-S ON,and TENANT #2 N/K/A TOMMY NELSON are the Defendants,The Clerk of the Cour t will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at NASSA U JUDICIAL ANNEX 76347 VETERANS WAY YULEE, FLORIDA at 11:30AM, on the 20th day of October 2014, t he f ollo w ing described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOTS I,2,19 THROUGH 24, INCLUSIVE, BLOCK 153, TOWN OF HILLARD A C CORDING TO THE MAP OR PLA T OF THE WEST ERN PORTION THEREOF AS RECORDED 114 PLAT BOOK 1,P A GE 23, PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A CERTAIN 2002 SCHUL T MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A FIXTURE AND APPUR TENANCE T HERET O: VIN# HIGA20K04052A AND HIGA20K04052B A/K/A 27048 W 1ST AVENUE,MILLIARD, FL 32046-7955 An y person claiming an intere st in the sur plus fr om the sale, if an y other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claimw ithin sixty (60 sale. WITNESS MY HAND and seal of this Court on September 4, 2014. John A Cr awf or d Cler k of the Cir cuit Cour t By: /s/Sue Powell Deputy Clerk **See Americans with Disa bilities Act If y ou ar e a person with a disa bility w ho needs an y accom modation in or der to participate in this proceeding,you ar e entitled,at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (904 4600 (then press 0) at least 7 days bef or e your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notif ication if the time bef or e the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hear ing or v oice impair ed,call 711." 2T 09-10-17-20144 552 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR NASSA U COUNTY FLORID A PROBATE DIVISION File No.14-CP-97 Division: IN RE: ESTATE OF MARIE MA UDE FRANKS Deceased. NO TICE T O CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARIE MA UDE FRANKS deceased, w hose date of death was April 2, 2014; is pending in the Cir cuit Court for Nassau County, Florida,Probate Division,the addr e ss of w hich is 76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,FL 32097. The names and addresses of the personal representativea nd the personal representativ es attorney are set forth belo w. All cr editor s of the decedent and other persons having claims or dem ands ag ainst decedent s estate, on w hom a copy of this notice is required to be ser v ed m ust f ile their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE 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 persons having claims or dem ands against decedents estate must file their claims with this cour t WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION 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 PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS D A TE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of f ir st publication of this notice is: September 10, 2014. J anet A. Car v er ,Attorney for Personal Representative Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Flor ida Bar No. 193593 Carver Law Firm 1550 Nectarine St,S-111 Fernandina Beach,FL 32034 Telephone: 904-572-0088 904-432-8004 (fax) Demetrios JamieDeonas P ersonal Representative 9 North 14th St. F er nandina Beach, FL 32034 2T 09-10-17-2014 4537 LEGAL NOTICES
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See page 2A for more details.Attention!NASSAU COUNTY!You can get SAME DAY DELIVERY of the News-Leader every week, delivered by the US Postal Service, directly to your home or business. See page 2A for more details. Part-Time Teller needed immediately for our Yulee Branch.Please apply online w ww.CommunityFirstFl.org Community First Credit Union i s an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V TELLERJoin our dynamic team! A NNOUNCEMENTS 1 02 Lost & Found LOST Brown leather & copper b racelet w/initials A K on it, Kabuki m en's bathroom on Sun. 8/31. Bday gift from girlfriend. If found please call (904 I f You Have Lost Your Pet p lease c heck the Nassau Humane Society f acility located at 671 Airport Rd. next to the airport (904 Nassau County Animal Shelter, 86078 License Rd. in Yulee next to the drivers license building (904 1 05 Public Notice THERE IS A LIEN on the following vehicles for towing and storage and will be auctioned off on the listed datesb elow: on 10/1/2014 a 1998 Cadillac 4DR VIN# 1G6KD54Y6WU713371 and a 1999 Acura 4DR VIN# 19UUA5642XA043878 at 12 noon at 1683B S. 8th St., Fernandina Beach, FL 32034. (904 A BANDONED RUBBER BOAT & TRAILER @ Oyster Bay Harbour registered to Richard Hayes, FL Plate: 5 78-3HJ Exp:10/12 will be disposed if not claimed and removed by 10/1/14. Contact Greg Anstead @ 904-432-8981 to make arrangements. 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 any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the la w All persons are hereb y i nformed that all dwellings adv ertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. If y ou believ e that y ou may have been discriminated against in connection with the sale, rental or financing of housing, call the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development HUD 1(800 the hearing impaired 1(800 9275. EMPLOYMENT 201 Help Wanted H IRING CLASS A CDL DRIVERS!! W a ll Timber Products, Inc. is hiring C HIPS and BARK drivers in and around our Callahan, FL division. Must ha v e a current Class A CDL, current medical card, and a current MVR within 30 d ays. Interested parties may contact Dean at (904 y email at dean@w a lltimber.com D RIVERS: $ 5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner E nterprises: 1-855-515-8447 201 Help Wanted ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER N assau County has two openings for an A nimal Control Officer with Animal Care and Control at $12.89 hourly plus benefits. Requires a high school diploma or GED and one year of expe rience in the area of animal control a nd/or public health. Must possess a valid drivers license, Florida Animal Control Officer and Euthanasia certifications. Applications will be accepted thru September 17, 2014 and can be o btained in the Human Resources Department located at 96135 Nassau Place, Suite 5, Yulee, FL 32097. Phone( 904)491-7332; Fax (904 o nline at www.nassaucountyfl.com. EOE/M/F/D/V Drug Free Workplace. F AMILY OWNED MOTEL hiring fulltime front desk supervisor/associate. Must have leadership, computer and guest service skills. Hospitality e xperience a plus. Benefits available. Fax resume to (904 SAVANNAH GRAND ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY is accepting applications for Sales and M arketing Coordinator. Send resumes t o: firstname.lastname@example.org f email@example.com Looking for S A, Servers, Cook & Prep. (904 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 F RONT DESK PERSON NEEDED O ptometrist office, experience preferred. Must be friendly positiv e attitude, strong computer, multi-tasking and interpersonal skills. 35-40 hrs/week. F ax or email resume (904 v firstname.lastname@example.org THE GOLF CLUB OF AMELIA ISLAND is looking for expd Food & Beverage Servers, Line Cook & Catering Assistant. Call 277-8015 or come by to c omplete application at 4700 Amelia Island Pkwy A MELIA DENTAL GROUP is a team of dedicated professionals trained to p ro vide our patients with the highest level of dental care. We are seeking ane xperienced Front Office Team Member who is compassionate, patient focused and hard working who would like to grow with our team. The individual must ha v e thorough knowledge of d ental procedures, technically proficient, dedicated and a multi-task e r M onda y Frida y please submit Resume to email@example.com DRIVERS: Semi-Local Dedicated R uns! E xcellent Pay & Benefits package + Bonus Progr am. CDL A with T ank er/Haz Mat ends, minimum 2yrs O T R exp & 25 y oa. Mike: 806-468-1729. M/F/D/V EOE. OSPREY VILLAGE h as the following positions open: C NA FT position & PT position. C ook FT & PT positions available. S ervers F T & PT positions a v a ilable. Maintenance Tech 1 F T position & P T position. H ealth Care Administrator F T position Come join our team. FT benefits i nclude: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, P T O Holiday Pay and more. P lease apply online to: www .osprey village.com < http://www .osprey village.com > 2 01 Help Wanted Earn $$$ Helping MDs! Process medical claims from home. Call the Federal Trade Commission to find out h ow to spot medical billing scams. 1(877TC-HELP. A message from the News-Leader and the FTC. F IRST COAST RAILROAD is hiring f or a Conductor. For more information or to submit your resume for consideration, please visit our Job B oard at gwrr.com. Candidates must have a valid drivers license and pass a physical and drug test. EOE/M/F/V/H. VETERINARY TECHNICIAN Fast paced animal clinic in Nassau County in n eed of Veterinary Technician. Experience in this field is required. Send resume to pcc@petcarecenter .us V ETERINARY RECEPTIONIST I mmediate opening. Veterinary experience desired. Send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org UNDER EMPLOYED Want a new career? Become a truck driver! Must h a ve good driving record, no drug or criminal past 5 yrs. Earn $45,000+ in 4 short weeks. Carrier sponsored training. Call 888-693-8934. ANF EDUCATION 3 01 Schools & I nstruction H EAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATORS Needed Nationwide Get hands-on training working bulldozers, excavators, backhoes. Certifications also offered. Lifetime job placement assistance. VA benefits eligible. Call (904 6055. ANF NOW ENROLLING L ittle Wonders At Home Daycare 0 -9 yrs. $120/week (904 AIRLINE JOBS Start Here Get F AA certified w/hands on training in Aviation Maintenance. Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866-314-3769. ANF 3 06 Lessons/Classes FREE TUITION TAXSCHOOL IRS approved. Qualifies for CE credits. Earn extra income after taking course. F lexible schedules, con v enient locations. R egister now! Courses start September 23rd. Call (904 Libert y T ax Service. Small fee for books. Early enrollment discount. MERCHANDISE 6 01 Garage Sales 85912 HADDOCK RD. Thurs. 9/11, Fri. 9/12, & Sat. 9/13, 8am-? New clothes, gas dryer, kids pools, phone cases, light fixtures, faucets, heaters, dining room tales, sheets, Halloween & C hristmas items, box lots, walkers, & much, much more. (904 HUGE MOVING SALE this Fri. 9/12, 8 am. Bedroom set, leather sofa, t ables, womens clothes sz 2-4 (Banana Republic & Old Navy), and more. 96116 Glenwood Rd., Yulee( take Blackrock Rd. to Cedar to Glenwood). GARAGE SALE! This Sat. & Sun., door opens at 8am. On island at 96178 Sea Winds Dr. Gently used electronics, amps, turntables, DVD players. Tools, kids stuff, A/V cables, some camping gear! Priced to go, go, go! 601 Garage Sales G ARAGE SALE S at. 9/13, 8am-? Furniture, tools, kitchen stuff, & a little b it of everything. 97025 Treasure Trail in Pirates Woods. ESTATE SALE Moving out of the c ountry, so everything must go. Very nice King bedroom set, flat top stove & microwave, sofa w/pullout queen bed, & much more. Sat. 9/13, 8:30am-1pm. 2 258 Inverness Rd. Cash Only. 6 02 Articles for Sale FRUGAL CACHET CONSIGNMENT at 11 N. 3rd St. in Fernandina will close S eptember 30, 2014, for approximatel y four months. All merchandise is being sold at reduced prices. The store will reopen in early 2015 at another location. Come enjoy the storewide sale. 613 Television Radio-Stereo DISH TV Retailer Starting $19.99/ m o. (for 12 mos SAVE up to 50% today! Ask about S A ME DA Y installation. Call 1(800 0984. ANF D IRECTV s tarting at $24.95/mo. Free 3-mos of HBO, Starz, Showtime & C inemax. Free receiv er upgrade. 2014 NFL Sunday Ticket included w/selectp kgs. Some exclusions apply Call 1800-915-8620. ANF RECREATION 7 04 Recreation Vehicles 1994 SOUTHWIND 33.5 ft. Everything in good condition. Asking $9,995/ OBO. Call (904 REAL ESTATE S ALES 804 Amelia Island Homes OLDER HOUSE for sale by owner. 132 S. 13th St., Fernandina Beach. Asking $70,000. Call (904 R EAL ESTATE SALES 8 06 Waterfront Waterfront Homes & Lots Call (904 Lasserre, Realtor. 8 09 Lots HIGHLAND DUNES Beautiful house lot. Set up for full basement/in-law apt. Private backyard. Asking $99,000. Call (508 817 Other Areas H UNTERS PARADISE $49,900 O wn 40 to 350 acres from $1250/ac. P vt road frontage, creek frontage, mountain views, exc hunting. Adjoins 347 acres state land. Call 877-520-6 719 or Remax 423-756-5700. ANF FORECLOSURE NC Mtns. Handcrafted log cabin on 2 ac. w/stream. Lgl oft, open living area, private setting, needs work. Only $67,100. Wont last! (828 AUCTION 4 estate size lots on Fort Loudon Lake, Lenoir City, TN. Sept 14,1 0:30am. Furrow Auction Co. 1-8004FURROW or www.furrow.com. TN Lic. 62. ANF 1303 JASMINE STREET FERNANDINA BEACH, FL 32034 Needs volunteers to help Nassau Countyfamilieswho need food, shelter and basic necessities. Call:904.261.7000 for more information.N L P S A
RENTALS 904.261.4066LASSERRER eal Estate, Inc.w ww.lasserrerealestate.comRESIDENTIAL L O NG T ERM RENT A LS 3BR/2BA home on Lofton Creek 2,600 sq.ft.,dock,garage/workshop, l arge lot,gourmet kitchen,many o ther bonuses.$1,950/mo.Plus u tilities. Forest Ridge Townhouse 2BR/ 1.5Bath $1,450.00 with some u tilities. V A C A T ION RENT A L AFFORDABLE WEEKLY/ MONTHLY2BR/1BAOcean-view.487 S. F letcher.Across the street from t he beach.All util,wi-fi,TV & phone. COMMER CIAL 13 & 15 North 3rd Street,Historic District 1500 + Sq.Ft. $ 2,400.00/mo. 800sf Office/Retail spaces,A1A n ext to Peacock Electric $12/sq.ft. +Cam & Tax Amelia Park Unit B small office ( 2 rooms) with bath,576 sq.ft. $ 1050/mo.+ sales tax. 1839 S.8th St.adjacent to Huddle House,1,800 sq.ft.$1700/mo.lease + tax.Sale also considered. (9041-40112057 S. Fletcher Ave. LONGTERMRENTALS Fernandina Beach R ealty A melia-ERA.comSOUTH FLETCHER AVENUE is a 2 bedroom, 1 bath beach front downstairs unit. Great ocean view and easy beach access. 900 sq. ft. No W/D hook-ups. $825 per month.A vailable 8/22/14. DAYLILYLANE is a 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath condo at Amelia Green. Great loft area. 1800 sq. ft. 1 car garage. $1225 per month. Available 9/18/14.Looking fora Long Term Property Manager?With 150+ properties and over 3 0 years of experience we are here for you. Contact Chuck Lynch for more information. HOMELESS HOMELESS ANIMAL ANIMAL S S...THEYREDYINGFORA 2NDCHANCE.A PUBLICSERVICEANNOUNCEMENTBYTHENEWS-LEADERADOPTA COMPANIONTODAY. O ne-person suites H igh speed internet Conference room Mailbox service Break room ****************All-inclusive pricingM onthly $ 300 Virtual office $99AmeliaOfficeSuites.comT : email@example.com A MELIA OFFICE SUITES910 S 8TH ST FERNANDINA BEACH TEL. 904-310-6659 12B W EDNESDAY S EPTEMBER 10 2014 CLASSIFIEDS News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 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 (904This institution is an Equal Opportunity provider and employer EXECUTIVE SINGLE & MULTI OFFICE SUITESAVAILABLE NOW.Attractively furnished reception area, private conference room,outdoor patio. U tilities and cleaning service provided.C ALL DON RINEY (904 O R FOR SHOWING,CALL MARSHA GELMAN (904 NEWS-LEADER PUBLIC SERVICE MESSGEPost office warns businesses not to use mailboxes forfreeThe post office has notified a couple of d ozen local businesses that they could be in violation of federal law by using mailboxes for advertising without paying postage. Federal law states, Whoever knowingly and willfully deposits any mailable matter such as statementso f accounts, circulars, sale bills, or otherlike matter,on which no postage has been paid, in any letterb ox established, approved, or accepted bythe Postal Service for the receipt or delivery of mail matter on any mail route with the intent to avoid payment of lawful postage thereon, shall for each offence be fined underthis title. Postal inspectors say itsaviolation of federal law to intentionally circumvent paying postage in order to realize personal gain. T he certified letters sent to violators from the Fernandina Beach post office note the fine could be in excess of $5,000. The post office charges mail advertisers $200 for an application f ee, $200 for a permit fee and 27 cents per piece of mail delivered. Fernandina Beach has 17,052 possible deliveries including post office boxes and mailboxes. The certified letter was sent to several local restaurants, lawn care and pest control services and other businesses that were suspected of putting advertising circulars in mailboxes without paying postage for them. N EWS-LEADER PUBLIC SERVICE MESSGE 8 61 Vacation Rentals O CEANVIEW 3 BR/2BA & 2BR/1BA. Call (904 Realtor, for special rates. 863 Office EXECUTIVE OFFICE SUITES Office space from 100 sq. ft. to 2,000 sq. ft. I ncludes utilities, Internet, common a rea receptionist, conference room, break room, & security. For info call (904 8 58 Condos-Unfurnished AMELIA LAKES 2BR/2BA split, on lake, fireplace, cathedral ceilings, balcony. Very clean. $950/mo. Call (904904 3BR/2.5BA TOWNHOME STONEY CREEK CONDO Available 10/1. $1200/mo. Call (904 860 Homes-Unfurnished V ISITwww.chaplinwilliamsrentals. com for the most recent information on Long Term Rentals. Updated Daily.C haplin Williams Rentals, The Area's P remier Rental Company 2 BR/1BA PIRATES WOOD Yulee. Community pool, detached garage, boat ramp. $800/mo. + $750 deposit.C all (386 2BR/1BA HOME for rent, Hwy 17 in Yulee. $850/mo. + $850 deposit. Call( 904)225-8720. CUTE, NEWLY RENOVATED on island, 3BR/2BA, great condition, large fenced yard, carport, storage room & green house. Available to see now. For rent Oct 1. One year lease. $1100/mo. + $1100 sec. dep. (904 R EAL ESTATE RENTALS 851 Roommate Wanted SEEKING FEMALE to share house in Y ulee. I have a dog. Must like dogs. $ 400/mo. Call (904 ROOM FOR RENT for mature female, responsible professional. (904 3 10-6310 8 52 Mobile Homes YULEE 3BR rent to own DW $995/mo. Newly remodeled, water & sewer included. Coming available soona 3BR/1.5BA SW. Call (904 AFFORDABLE LIVING Bring your R V to live on a campground for $425/ m o. All utilities included. (904 5577. STATIONARY RVS for rent weekly o r monthly. Call (904 S INGLEWIDE 2BR/2BA on 1 acre. $700/mo. + deposit. 1 year lease. No smoking. Ref. required. Call (904 0866. ON & OFF ISLAND 2&3BR SWMH $185-$225/wk OR $750-$895/mo + dep & utils. ALSO 1BR apt. at beach $ 225/wk incl all utils. Details 261-5034 854 Rooms ROOM FOR RENT close to beach. Utilities included. Partly furnished. $400/mo. + deposit. Call (904 5 977. 8 55 Apartments F urnished WATERFRONT 1BR, furnished except for bed, private, cozy, close to shopping. Available 10/1 or sooner. (904 817 Other Areas COASTAL WATERFRONT LIQUIDATION Sale Sat. 9/13, ONLY. ocean access homesite only $29,900 was $49,900. World class amenities allc ompleted. Deep, dockable waterfront a vailable. Best bargain in America. low financing. Call 877-888-1416 x 138. 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