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A NG ELA DAUGHTRY News-Leader City Human Resources Director Robin Marley is on paid administra tive leave while the city investigates remarks she made to a newly hired deputy chief about poor management at the city fire department, City Attor ney T ammi Bach said Wednesday. Marley, a 10-year employee, said she was placed on leave Oct. 13 for the purpose of silencing me in performing my job. It appears to me that fir e depar t ment management targets employees for adverse treatment when those employees raise legitimate concer ns, Marley wrote in a letter Tuesday to her boss, City Manager Joe Gerrity. Now, it appears that I am being similarly targeted. I know of no other time when a high-ranking city employee has been locked out of the office; cut off from email access; or had a cell phone monitor ed by a member of the city attorneys office, wrote Marley, whose annual salary is $80,777. Gerrity has declined to comment on a personnel matter but documents reveal he and Marley have butted heads over an investigation he or der ed in September into issues at the fir e department. Marley said in her letter that as a result she now is under investigation Ci ty HR dir ect or silenced T ALLAHASSEE Floridas Public Service Commission on Wednesday s et recovery charges beginning in January 2015 for four of Floridas investor-owned electric utilities. Rates will go up $15 a month for the average local customer. That is the largest increase of any of the utilities. By comparison, the offisland customers of Florida Power & Light Co., will see nearly a $2 a month reduction in their bills. FPL has the l owest rates in Florida. While so many other essential p roducts and services are rising in price, the cost of electric service for FPL customers is going down, said Eric Silagy, president and chief executive officer of FPL, in a press release. e are constantly looking for ways to deliver value to our customers, and w e are proud that we can offer our c ustomers lower bills. T he Public Service Commission set rates for Florida Power & Light Company (FPL a mpa Electric Company (TECO Company (Gulf Utilities Company (FPUC Energy Floridas recovery charges willb e decided at the PSCs Commission C onfer ence on Nov. 25. B y Florida statute and established commission policy, electric utilities may r e cover cer t ain expenses fr om customers thr ough cost r e covery charges adjusted annually by the PSC. FPU bill rises $15a month CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK News-Leader 1 6 0th year No. 86 C op yright, 2014 The News-Leader Fernandina Beach, FL Printed on 100% recycled newsprint with soy based ink. F RIDAY O CTOBER 24, 2014 /18 P AGES 2 S ECTIONS CITY Continued on 3A UTILITY Continued on 3A f $ 1.00 I I N N D D E E X X C LASSIFIEDS ...............................7B C OMMUNITY ............................ 8A E DIT ORIAL .................................. 7A M USIC N OTES .....................................2B O BITUARIES ...........................................2A O UTAND A BOUT .................2B R ELIGION .................................................. 3B S ERVICE D IRECT ORY ....................... 7B S PORTS ....................................................10A S UDOKU ......................................2B BARBARA TRAPP SUE BRADDOCK For the News-Leader A 40th Anniversary Bash is scheduled for Sunday fr om 1-4 p.m. at the Shops of Amelia Island Plantation at 39 Beach Lagoon Road. The event is free and open to the public. The public is invited to celebrate the history of Amelia Island Plantation that began with the Sea Pines Co. purchasing a large portion of the south end of Amelia Island. Company pr esident Charles Fraser developed a master plan in conjunction with conser vationist and planner Ian McHar g to establish a vibrant community that would be In Harmony with Nature. This plan expanded under the ownership of Richard Dick Cooper and the Cooper family for over three decades. Today, three entities, Omni Amelia Island Plantation r esor t, the Amelia Island Club and the Amelia Island Plantation Community Association, work together to maintain an active and gr owing community As Charles Fraser, whose company was the original developer of Hilton Head Island, S.C., once said to Jack Healan, former president of the Amelia Island Co., Of all of the projects that we did, Amelia Island Plantation reflects my vision more than any The bash on Sunday will feature mor e than 20 booths, r epr esenting the Amelia Island Plantation Community Association, Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Amelia Island Club, Osprey Village, Amelia Plantation Chapel and various community activity gr oups such as golf, tennis, the ar t gallery, model boat club and more. There will be music spanning four decades by the Davis T ur ner Band, family activities, food and drink specials and raffles. In addition to the 40th Anniversary Bash from 1-4 p.m., Omnis Nature Center presents Animal Encounters fr om 1-2 p.m. and ther e will be a raf fle drawing at 3 p.m. For more information, contact Barbara T rapp at 491-0200 or An aerial view of the Omni Amelia Island Plantation resort and community, above. Omni, the third owner in the developments4 0-year history, put $85 m illion into upgrades ther e. T he Sea Pines Co. purchase of the south end, which had been destined for mining, was fr ont-page news in 1970, right. The resort is one of the largest employers in Nassau County. Dick andJ eanne Cooper under the P lantations famed tree c anopy, below right. The Cooper family owned and ran the r e sor t and r eal estate business for 30 of its 40 years. SUBMITTED PHOTOS FPL bill down $2 per month Plantation celebrates 40 years A nni vers ary B a sh is Sunday


2A F RIDAY O CTOBER 24, 2014 NEWS News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Thomas Elwood Byrd Mr. Thomas Elwood Woody Byrd, age 61, of Jacksonville, FL, passed away Tuesday evening, October 21, 2014 at his r esidence. Mr. Byrd was born on May 2, 1953 in Folkston, GA, one of five children born to the late Charlie and Grace Byrd. He was a graduate of Fernandina Beach High School, Class of 1971. In 1977 he joined the U nited States Army and due to unforeseen circumstances, was forced to take a Medical Honorable Discharge. In later years he was a member of the US Air National Guard in Jacksonville. Mr. Byrd had been employed by Rayonier in Fernandina Beach, The Federal Reserve Bank in Jacksonville as well as U S Gypsum. He was also employed by Thurston Truck Lines and Merita Bread Company, before he was forced into early retirement in 1982 due to an ongoing heart condition. Upon receiving a full heart transplant 26 years ago at the age of 35, Mr. Byrd lived life to the fullest. He loved talking with people, the outdoors and hunting. Above all he loved his Wife and Family. H e was a dedicated friend and follower of Bill. Along with his parents, Mr. Byrd was preceded in death by his brother Charlie C. Byrd, Jr. in 1964. H e leaves behind his wife of over 36 y ears, Gail Byrd of Jacksonville, FL, his d aughters, Joanie Zima and her husband Chester of Asheville, NC, and Karen M cNair and her husband Mike of Jacksonville, his sisters Lorraine King and her husband Glenn of Fer n andina Beach, Deleene Goode and her husband George of Yulee, and Susan Crews of Fernandina Beach. T wo aunts, Joanne Kirkland and Betty Lloyd, both of Fernandina Beach.H is six grandchildren, Scotty McNair, M elissa Zuniga, Robbie McNair, Joey Zima, D aniel Zima and five great-grandchildren. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all his nieces and nephews. Funeral service with military honors will be held from the graveside in Pineview Cemeter y in Folkston. GA, at 11:00 am on S atur day October 25th. The family will r eceive friends this evening, Friday, O ctober 24, from 6-8 pm at Oxley-Heard Funeral Home in Fernandina Beach. If so desired, memorials may be made in his name to the W ounded Warriors Foundation, 4899 Belfort Road #300, Jacksonville, FL 32256. Please shar e his life stor y and leave c ondolences at www .oxleyhear Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors George Francis Clegg Mr. George Francis Clegg, age 84, passed away at his home on Amelia Island, FL on Saturday evening, October 18, 2014. Born in Floral Park, NY, he was the second eldest of eight childr en bor n to the l ate Ambr ose Augustine and Mildred F rances Mehringer Clegg. He grew up in B elr o se, Queens, NY and attended Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School, completing the eighth grade. He completed high school at Richmond Hill High School. After high school, he attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degr ee in Chemistr y. During college he was active in the ROTC, w hich after college allowed his induction i nto the United States Ar m y with a commission as a Second Lieutenant. Mr Clegg ser v ed in the Chemical Corps during the Korean Conflict and earned recognition as an Atomic V e teran. Upon being honorably discharged as a First Lieutenant, he accepted a position with Monsanto Chemical C ompany in Springfield, MA in 1954. D uring the next 41 years he grew within Monsanto, serving as President of their o perations abroad for 30 years in Barcelona, Spain, Brussels, Belgium, Sao P aulo, Brazil, and Tokyo, Japan. He retired to Princeton, NJ, in 1995. In 1997, he and h is wife began to winter on Amelia Island and spend their summers in Princeton. In 1999 they became permanent Floridians on Amelia Island. Mr. Clegg was an accomplished swimm er and worked as a lifeguard during high school and college as well as competing on t he RPI swim team in college. In later years he became interested in electronic gadg etry, collecting walking canes, fountain pens and old timepieces. He was a history buff and always stayed up on current events with CNN and read three different newspapers daily. H e leaves behind, his wife of 61 years, Patricia G. Clegg, Amelia Island, FL, and t wo sons, Paul Clegg and his wife, Randi, Ashburn, VA, and Thomas Clegg and his w ife Colette, Paris, France; two brothers: John Clegg and his wife Eileen, Chagrin Falls, OH, and Paul Thomas Clegg and his wife Carol Voyles, Sacramento, CA; four sisters: Frances Feeney and her husband D onald, Rockford, IL, Mildred Ackerley, Floral Park, NY, Mary Anne Clegg, B erkeley, CA, and Alice Wolfteich, Atlantic Beach, NY; a grandson, Brendan Matthew C legg, Washington, DC, and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held from the graveside in Jacksonville National Cemetery on November 21, 2014 at 11:00 am. Please share his Life Legacy at Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors Annette Horne Lee Annette Horne Lee, 77, of Fernandina B each, Florida, passed away on Thursday, O ctober 16, 2014 at the St. Vincent Medical C enter in Jacksonville. Mrs. Lee was born in Lake City, Florida to the late Corbett and Cassie [Clark] Horne. She had lived in Fernandina Beach since 1957. She was a wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed cooking, gardening, and time with her family. She is prec eded in death by her parents. S urvivors include her devoted husband o f 57 years, Franklin D.R. Lee of F er n andina Beach, FL; childr e n, Melinda Lee Bartoszewicz of Quincy, FL, Gail Lee Carter of Alligator Point, FL, and Ron Lee of Raleigh, NC. Her surviving brothers include: Dr. Hoyt Horne of Perry, FL, Neal Pete Horne and Leo Horne of Lake City, FL and Corbett Hor ne Jr. of Santa Fe, FL. F uneral services will be held at 2:30 p .m. on Satur d ay October 25, 2014 in the c hapel of Gateway-For e st Lawn Funeral Home with Pastor Rober t Bass of f iciating. Interment will follow in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held one hour prior to services (1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. home, 3596 South US Hwy 441, Lake City,( 386) 752-1954. P lease leave wor ds of love and encour a gement for the family online, at www gate wayfor G ateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home Lake City Ervin Aubrey Williams Ervin Aubrey Williams, 83, of F ernandina Beach, FL, passed away T uesday evening, October 21, 2014 at the W a r ner Center for Caring. He was bor n in Birmingham, Alabama on August 17, 1931. His family moved to Fer nandina when he was eleven where he completed middle school, and graduated as valedictorian of the Fer nandina Beach High School, Class of 1949. H e pr oudly attended t he University of Florida a nd became a rabid Gator, graduating in 1953 with a business degree in marketing. The same year Aubrey married his childh ood sweetheart, Patricia Ann Hamilton. They had a daughter, Deborah Ann, and a s on, Hugh Ervin. Aubrey started his business career with C ontainer Corporation of America in the Fernandina office, then was promoted to Louisville, KY, and subsequently to the Chicago headquarters where he became Executive Assistant to the President and in c harge of long range planning. After ten years, Aubrey and Pat decide d they had had enough snow and returned home to Fernandina where he joined Land & Williams, Inc., a business started by Dee Land and Aubreys father, Ervin Williams. The business included The Palace Saloon (the oldest bar in Florida Points Package, Yulee Liquors, and The 4 40 Club. Aubrey was an influential member of The Independent Beverage Dealers o f Florida for many years. After running Land & Williams for 20 years, Aubrey and h is family began developing the Oyster Bay Subdivision. Aubrey became a strong leader in the community, holding positions with the Chamber of Commerce; Amelia Island M useum; the Board of Directors for several banks; Pirates Club, of which he was a f ounding member; Terpsichorean Club; Centre Street Merchants; and Restoration F oundation. He and Pat spearheaded the restoration of the downtown area, even tracking down a replica of the original fountain that once stood in front of the courthouse on Centre Street, and traveling to a foundry in Birmingham, Alabama to purchase it. The replica stands there now along with a plaque dedicated to Patricia H. Williams, who passed away in 1991. In 1992, Aubrey met the second love of h is life, and he and Babette were married t wo years later at a surprise wedding (for t he guests) at the Palace Saloon. Babette became heavily involved in the Oyster Bay project until it was sold in 2000. During their marriage, Aubrey and Babette lived in several Florida cities Crystal River, Gainesville, and The Villagesbefore finally returning home again to F ernandina, the place they loved best. A ubrey leaves behind his beloved wife, B abette; his children, Debbie Bunnell, her h usband W a lt, their daughter Amelia; and Hugh Williams, his wife Ann, their daughter Landyn, and Anns children, Richard and Kelli Darlington. Aubreys melded family includes Babettes children, Ellen, her husband, Steve Susman, their daughters Whitneya nd Amanda Fox; Susan, her husband, B r u ce Goldstein, their son Zach; and Brian a nd Ann Mitchell and their son Sam. Aubr ey will be deeply missed by friends and family. A New Orleans style celebration of his life will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Sunday afternoon, November 9th at Ospr ey V illage, 48 Ospr ey Village Drive, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034. M emorials may be made in his memor y to the W illiams Fountain Restoration F und, LLC, in car e of The First Coast Community Bank, 1750 South Four teenth Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034. Please share his Life Legacy and leave your memories and condolences at www .oxleyhear Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors DEA TH NO TICE S Mrs. Dawn P. Hines 79, Amelia Island, died on W ednesday Sept. 17, 2014. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 27 at the Holy Trinity Anglican Chur ch, 1530 Lake Parke Drive, Fer nandina Beach. O xle y-H ear d Funeral Directors H erbert D. Lester 70, Yulee, died on W ednesday, October 22, 2014. Green Pine Funeral Home Delbert E. Royer 74, Yulee, died on Thursday, October 23, 2014. Green Pine Funeral Home 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 (904) 261-3696 Fax 261-3698 W W e e b b s s i i t t e e f f o o r r e e m m a a i i l l a a d d d d r r e e s s s s e e s s : : f f b b n n e e w w s s l l e e a a d d e e r r . c c o o m m Of f ice ho ur s ar e 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 51 1 Ash Street, P .O. Box 16766, Fernandina Beach, FL32034. Periodicals postage paid at Fernandina Beach, Fla. (USPS 189-9001. Reproductions of the contents of this publication in whole or in part without written permission from the publisher are prohibited. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: News-Leader P .O. Box 16766, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035. The NewsLeader may only be sold by persons or businesses authorized by the publisher or circulation director. NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS: The News-Leader assumes no financial responsibility for typographical errors in advertising. When notified promptly, the part of the advertisement in which the typographical error appears will be reprinted. All advertising is subject to the approval of the publisher The News-Leader reserves the right to correctly classify, edit or delete any objectionable wording or reject the advertisement in its entirety at any time prior to scheduled publication if it is determined that the advertisement or any part thereof is contrary to the general standard of advertising acceptance. SUBSCRIPTION RATES Mail in Nassau County . . . . . . . . . .$39.99 Mail out of Nassau County . . . . . . . . .$69.99 NEWS DEADLINES Community News: Monday, 5 p.m. Letters to the editor: Monday 12 p.m. ChurchNotes: Monday 5 p.m. People and Places: Thursday, 3 p.m. ADVERTISING DEADLINES WEDNESDAYNEWS-LEADERFRIDAYNEWS-LEADER Classified Ads: Monday 5:00 p.m.* W ednesday, 5:00 p.m. Classified Display: Friday, 3 p.m.Tuesday, 5 p.m. Legal Notices: Friday noon N/A Retail Advertising: Friday, 3 p.m.Tuesday, 3 p.m. Monday holidays the Classified deadline wil be Friday at 5 p.m. The Nassau Humane Society is excited to announce the grand opening of its new A nimal Rescue Center on F riday Nov. 7. Join them at 11 a .m. for a ribbon cutting ceremony and then tours will be given fr o m 11:30 a.m.-1:30p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Additional tours of the new facility, located next to the Nassau Humane Society DogP ark, across from the F er nandina Beach airpor t, will b e held from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov 12; Friday Nov 14; and Satur day Nov 15. The new shelter provides additional space for animal rescue and indoor protection fromt he weather. Capacity for dogs h as incr eased by 150 percent, f rom 25 kennels to 64. The new cattery has additional space in the open catter y for the 40-50 cats in the Nassau Humane Societys care, as well as private areas for less social cats or kittens. D edicated space for adopt ion counseling will help i ncrease adoption rates and the lab space allows NHS to care for animals in a less str e ssful environment. This past fiscal year, the Nassau Humane Society had a record breaking year and found7 14 homes for its sheltered anim als. The Nassau Humane S ociety provides food, a no-kill shelter and medical care for the abandoned, the abused, the sur r e nder e d and the rescued. The mostly volunteer organization strives daily to bring people and pets together enrich-i ng the lives of both. L ear n more about NHS and i ts ongoing capital campaign to fund the new shelter at www nassauhumanesociety co m or call 491-1511. NHS shelter to open Nov. 7 G G a a r r a a g g e e s s a a l l e e The Amelia Island Museum of History will hold its annual Garage Sale Oct 25, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at 863 S. Fletcher A ve. If y ou have items you would like to donate to the sale, please dr o p them of f after noon today No clothes please and all items should be tagged with a suggested price. G G u u n n c c o o u u r r s s e e An eight-hour certified basic pistol and advanced defensive tactics and how not to go to jail course will be held Oct. 25 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Nassau County A CWP training certificate will be issued. Contact Gar y W. Belson at 491-8358 or visit for information. Belson also of fers, by appointment, a certified concealed weapon license (permit) course that satisfies Florida Statute 790.06 for application to lawfully car ry a concealed weapon. The one-hour course is held in Nassau County. Fee is $35. Call Belson at 491-8358. F F A A N N g g r r o o u u p p f f o o r r m m s s Friends of Animals in Nassau (F AN) is a new non profit animal advocacy group formed to uphold and advance the interests and welfare of animals in Nassau County. An orientation for those specifically inter ested in walking dogs at Nassau County Animal Services will be held Oct. 26 at 1 p.m. V isit the volunteer page a t www .friendsanimalsnas s to sign up or send questions. F A s kick-of f campaign, Raise the W oof, is a par t ner ship with NCAS to cover exist ing outside kennels exposed to the elements at an estimatedc ost of $3,500. D onors have pledged match i ng funds, dollar for dollar up to half of the estimated con str u ction costs. O O s s t t o o m m y y s s u u p p p p o o r r t t The Amelia Island Ostomy Support Group will meet Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the boardroom of Baptist Medical Center Nassau, located of f the main lobby Parking is free and the facility is handicapped accessible. All those who want to lear n mor e about the procedure, related medical supplies and after care are welcome. For information contact or call 3109054. B B r r e e a a k k f f a a s s t t s s e e r r i i e e s s Find out about pr ograms and services available from the Youth Crisis Center at Family Support Services of North Floridas Breakfast Learning Series, Oct. 28 at 9 a.m. FSS of fers the fr ee educational pr o gram at its Nassau County of fice, 96016 Lofton Squar 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 or 225-5347. WEEKLY UPDATE PHOTO BY ED HARDEE/FOR THE NEWS-LEADER The Nassau Humane Society will hold a grand opening f or its new shelter, above, on Nov. 7 at 11 a.m. Registration is open for two upcoming Mental Health First Aid classes sponsor ed by Starting Point Behavioral Healthcar e. The October class is specifically for youth mental health issues and the November class is designed for mental health issues faced by veterans, members of the military and their families. The Y outh Mental Health First Aid class will be offered fr om 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Fernandina Beach Police Department Community Room. The cost of the class is $50 and it is open to the public. To register, visit MHF The Military Mental Health First Aid class will be of fered on Monday, Nov. 17 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Ark of Nassau in Yulee. The cost of the class is $25. To register, visit and use pr omo code MILIT AR Y Mental Health First Aid trains individuals to identify understand and respond to signs of mental illness. It is an eight-hour training cer tification course that teach es participants a five-step action plan to assess a situation, select and implement inter ventions and secure appropriate care for the individual. For more information or for a calendar of available classes, visit or call Star ting Point at 2258280. M ental H ealth First Aid classes


CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 3A F RIDAY O CTOBER 24, 2014 NEWS News-Leader David F. FrankACelebration of Life will be held October 25th,2014 3-5 pm At Fernandina Beach Golf Club for releasing documents Bach d etermined were attorneyclient privileged and for a c omment she made to newly hired Deputy Fire Chief Peter Bergel that the fire department was experiencing management problems. H owever, there is no reason I should not have sharedm y concerns with Bergel, Marley wrote in her letter to G errity. In a statement written the day she was placed on leave, Marley said, I do not recall word for word what was said b ut I do remember welcoming him and mentioning that I wash appy that he would bring some needed experience and stability to the fire department, w hich had been experiencing s ome issues and ver y briefly t ouching on a couple of those issues just as a heads-up. Marley stated in her letter to Gerrity that she also gave City Clerk Caroline Best documents concer ning the fire department as part of a publicr ecords request and subseq uently was shocked that B ach questioned why. But Bach said in a phone interview Wednesday that she never told Marley the records were not releasable. Bach also said Marley s complaint that her cell phone w as being monitored is false, a nd that it is r outine to cut o f f ice access, including com puter and email, for an employee placed on administrative leave. Bach said Marley has hired employment attor ney Tad Delegal and declined to comm ent as to when or if Marley w ould be fir ed fr om her job. I n her Oct. 13 statement, M arley said she had earlier advised Gerrity in a discussion on the fire department that a cer tain fir efighter should not be fired, because it might precipitate a retaliation lawsuit. The city manager stated t hat he was willing to risk pay i ng a $20k settlement to be rid o f the complainant, who he deemed a trouble-maker Marley wrote. The city has b een receiving many public records requests recentlyr egarding the actions described in this statement and my notes would be subject to these types of requests under Florida law Last month Gerrity asked the police and human r esources departments to conduct an internal investigationi nto complaints by a firefighter against Fire Chief Jason Higginbotham. The investigation also revealed complaints against Deputy Fire Chief Fino Murallo. D eputy Police Chief Mark Foxworth wrote in his 45-pagei nvestigative report that complaints of bullying and harassment could be the result of l ack of experience by H igginbotham and Murallo, a nd that Bergel was hired in part for his management experience. According to her Oct. 13 statement, Marley recusedh erself from the investigation because of my already poor r egard for Mr. Higginbothams management abilities. I wanted t he investigation to be totally objective, and I had already had problems with him while the city was in negotiations with the Fire Union for the past year. He was not an experienced negotiator and madem any missteps including negot iating out of the Sunshine. S he also was critical of Gerritys handling of the pr obe, saying he gave dir e c tions to the investigators that h e did not want the scope of the ... complaint investigationw idened as more information was brought forward (as would normally be done), and even though ... concerns were brought forward during the recorded interviews in the course of this investigation ( and are available for review), it was not included in the finalr eport. Finally, Marley wrote, Gerrity received the investigation report Oct. 3 but it was not released until Oct. 14 because he requested that Chief Foxworth and (Human R esources Generalist Ashley) Metz soften their findings. Hee ven asked that the investigation be referred to as an inquiry instead of an investig ation. O f four allegations he invest igated, Foxworth sustained one of bullying by Higginbotham against a firefighter, according to his report. However, he added there wasn o evidence to show it was epeated inappropriate behavi or as defined by the citys administrative code. A ccording to an email from Marley on Wednesday, Deputy City Manager Marshall McCrary informed her in a phone call around 4 p.m. Tuesday that Gerrity intends to terminate my employment. M cCrary would not say w hy but said she would r e ceive a letter with explana tion and an opportunity to r espond, Marley said. CITY Continued from 1A C ost recovery is allowed on fuel and purchased power, capacity (including nuclearvation and environmental requirements. Utilities may not, howe ver, earn a profit on fuel charges. T he majority of the charges approved Wednesday were r elated to fuel and are included in the fuel charge on cust omers bills. All other approved charges are included in the energy charge, which also includes the utilities base rate charge. FPL customers have a c ommission-approved nuclear cost recovery amount include d in the energy charge. Including base rate changes, monthly bill charges in January 2015 for a residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt hours (kWhe: FPU Northeast Division ( which includes Amelia Island): The current bill of $125.47 will i ncrease to $141.10, a change of $15.63. Northeast Division recovery amounts include fuel and purchased power $102.90 (includes capacityvation $1.07 and Gross Receipts Tax $3.53. FPU Northwest Division: T he current bill of $133.31 will increase to $141.10, a change of $7.79. N orthwest Division recove ry amounts include fuel and p urchased power $102.90 (includes capacityvation $1.07 and Gr o ss Receipts Tax $3.53. FPL: The current bill of $101.51 will decrease to $99.68,a reduction of $1.83. F PL recovery amounts i nclude fuel and pur chased p ower $30.96, capacity $6.20, conservation $2, environmental $2.05, nuclear $0.15 and Gr o ss Receipts Tax $2.50. TECO: The current bill of $109.61 will decrease to $108.47, a reduction of $1.14. T ECO recovery amounts i nclude fuel and pur chased p ower $35.59, capacity $2.04, conservation $2.55, environmental $4.08 and Gr o ss Receipts T ax $3.13. Gulf: The current bill of $132.00 will increase to $139.29, a change of $7.29. Gulf recovery amounts include fuel and purchased power $43.69, capacity $9.16, conservation $2.59, environm ental $15.92 and Gross Receipts Tax $3.48. F or additional information, visit According to a press release, FPLs typical 1,000kWh residential customer bill is about 7 percent lower than it was in 2009. F PLs typical bill continues to be approximately 25 percent l ower than the national average and the lowest of all utilities in Florida, according to its press release. FPLs typical residential customer paid about $350 less for power last year than Floridians served by o ther electric utilities. FPL business customers will a lso see a decrease of roughly 1 percent next year, depending on rate class and type of service. F PL said its long-term investments are paying off for customers, not only with enhanced service reliability and cleaner power, but also lower bills. The companys efforts to c onvert old, oil-fired power plants to modern energy cent ers that run on clean, U.S.-produced natural gas have reduced FPLs use of foreign oil by 99 percent since 2001. Additionally, by modernizing the generation fleet and being more fuel efficient, FPL h as saved customers $6.8 billion to date. F PL is the third-largest electric utility in the United States, serving approximately 4.7 million customer accounts across nearly half of the state of Florida. A leading Florida employer w ith approximately 8,900 employees, FPL is a subs idiary of Juno Beach-based NextEra Energy, Inc. For more information visit P P a a i i d d f f o o r r b b y y S S a a r r a a h h P P e e l l i i c c a a n n f f o o r r C C i i t t y y C C o o m m m m i i s s s s i i o o n n e e r r G G r r o o u u p p 3 3STAY THE COURSEVOTEPELICANTO RE-ELECTCITY C OMMISION GROUP 3Responsive Accountable Determined UTILITY Continued from 1A F ernandina Beach High School Principal Jane Arnold will retire at the end of this semester. A new principal is expected to be named at the Nassau County School Board meeting Nov. 13, schools Superintendent John Ruis said. A rnold has been principal of the school for more than 12 years. She t aught English at FBHS before that a nd had been a principal in Iowa previously. Jane has done a superb job as principal of Fernandina Beach High School, Ruis said, lauding her leadership abilities and her dedication to instructional excellence. Its a very strong school academically . under Janes leadership it has b een strengthened, Ruis said. FBHS principal to retire Arnold FPLs efforts to convert old, oil-fired power p lants to modern energy centers that run o n clean, U.S.-produced natural gas have r educed FPLs use of foreign oil by 9 9 percent since 2001. Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. announced today that on Oct. 13, employees at their Fernandina plant achieved 500,000 safe man-hours, equating to 264 days without a recordable injury. With only one recordable incident so far in 2014, this is the the safest year at the plant since 2005. Safety is the number one priority at Rayonier Advanced Materials and our goal is to be the safest in the industry. Our Fernandina team is helping the company make this safety vision a r eality They are focused and truly committed to working safely and their diligence and com mitment is what made this achievement possible, said CA McDonald, general manager of the Fernandina plant. 500,000 s afe hours at Rayonier


A NG ELA DAUGHTRY N e w s-Leader A former public information of ficer for the St. Johns County Sheriffs Office was arrested by Fernandina Beach PoliceT uesday on a char ge of par ental kidnapping of a minor A ccording to a report, a city p olice of ficer was dispatched to T he Salty Pelican, 12 Front St., ar ound 7:45 p.m. T uesday regarding a well-being check i nvolving a woman with a male c hild. T he officer reportedly noticed a woman matching the description sitting on the upper deck of the Salty Pelican and saw that a young boy was with her According to the report, a dispatcher had reported the child was missing and anA mber Alert had been issued, which also included a hold or d er for the woman, Catherine L ynn Payne, 37. The hold order by the St.J ohns Sheriff O f fice was veri fied, according to the report, and an ar r e st war rant was processed for par ental kid napping of a minor. Payne, who is reportedly i nvolved in a custody dispute with the childs father, had allegedly picked her son up fr om school in St. Augustine earlier in the day The Amber Alert was r eportedly issued because P ayne could not be r eached by c ell phone. She is currently on leave fr o m the St. Johns County Sherif f s Office. Payne and her son were taken into custody by city police and the boy was taken by his father, according to the report. P ayne was later transferred to the St. Johns County Jail. adaughtr 4A F RIDAY O CTOBER 24, 2014 NEWS News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Why be near, when you can be here! HA P P YHOUR!MondayFriday-5-7SaturdaySunday-2-6 M M e e x x i i M M o o n n d d a a y y s s Mexican food and drink specials all day long. Cheap Taco, Margarita, and Corona Specials from 4-7PM. T T e e a a c c h h e e r r T T u u e e s s d d a a y y s s Teacher appreciation night every Tuesday from 4-8 PM. Bring in your teacher ID and receive 1/2 off your entire bill. ( this is for the teachers bill only and excludes any other discounted items such as happy hour drinks) P P a a s s t t a a P P a a r r t t y y W W e e d d n n e e s s d d a a y y Homemade pasta dishes all night long starting at 4PM B B O O G G O O P P i i z z z z a a T T h h u u r r s s d d a a y y s s Buy one get one FREE one topping pizza of equal or l esser value 4-7 PM P P r r i i m m e e R R i i b b F F r r i i d d a a y y s s $15 Prime Rib from 5-8 PM C C a a r r i i b b b b e e a a n n I I s s l l a a n n d d H H o o p p p p i i n n g g S S a a t t u u r r d d a a y y s s J oin as we explore the Caribbean every Saturday, we will feature one Caribbean Island and have both food and drink specials from that island all day. C C o o m m f f o o r r t t S S u u n n d d a a y y s s E njoy great southern hospitality and food every Sunday all day.O pen7days a week at11 am 2910 Atlantic Ave. 904-310-6904U PSTAIRS AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE PARTIESwww.sandybottomsamelia.comVisit us online or on Facebook for all the specials and event info WEEKLY SPECIALS Notice of the Amelia Concourse Community Development District Landowners Meeting, and Board of Supervisors MeetingNotice is hereby given to all landowners within Amelia Concourse Community Development District (the District) for lands generally described as a parcel of land generally located South of Amelia Concourse Road, North of Amelia National Golf Course and a single family community, East of a proposed single family community and West of the Hampton Lakes Development, composed of 199.83 acres, advising that a meeting of landowners will be held for the purpose of electing three (3 will be a meeting of the Board of Supervisors for the purpose of considering certain matters of the Board to include election of certain District officers, and other such business which may properly come before the Board. Date:November 13, 2014 Time:9:15 a.m. Place:Amelia Concourse Amenity Center 85200 Amaryllis Court Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034 Each landowner may vote in person or by written proxy. Proxy forms may be obtained upon request from the District Manager at 475 West Town Place, Suite 114, St. Augustine, FL 32092. At said meeting each landowner or the landowners proxy shall be entitled to nominate persons for the position of Supervisor and cast one vote per acre of land, or fractional portion thereof, owned by the landowner and located within the District for each person nominated for the position of Supervisor. A fraction of an acre shall be treated as one acre, entitling the landowner to one vote with respect thereto. Platted lots shall be counted individually and rounded up to the nearest whole acre. The acreage of platted lots shall not be aggregated for determining the number of voting units held by a landowner or a landowners proxy. At the landowners meeting the landowners shall select a person to serve as the meeting chair and who shall conduct the meeting. The landowners meeting and the Board of Supervisors meeting are open to the public and will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of Florida law. One or both of the meetings may be continued to adate, time, and place to be specified on the record at such meeting. A copy of the agenda for these meetings may be obtained from 475 West Town Place, Suite 114, St. Augustine, Florida 32092. There may be an occasion where one or more supervisors will participate by telephone. Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in these meetings is asked to contact the District Office at (904 impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Service at (800 Aperson who decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at the meeting is advised that such person will need a record of the proceedings and that accordingly, the person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. David deNagy District Manager The South Amelia Island Shore Stabilization Association (SAISSA informative talk by a prominent coastal engineer scientist and researcher. James Houston has pub lished mor e than 170 technical reports and papers and won numerous honors and awards. With a career of 38 years with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, director-emeritus Houston will discuss The V alue of Floridas Beaches and Sea Level Rise. Did you know that Floridas beaches have more tourist visits than all theme parks and national parks combined? Did you know that Floridas beaches have more tourist visits annually than the tourist visits of the four highest countries individually France, USA, China or Spain? Did you know that the state spent $71.8 billion in 2012 to promote tourism, the top pr o vider of jobs in Florida? Did you know that a 1 percent decline in spending by Florida beach tourists reduces federal tax r evenues more than $30 million and reduces state tax revenues by mor e than $20 million? The talk, open to the public and free of charge, is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Heron Room, Racquet Park, 150 Racquet Park Drive. Contact William Moore at 753-4178 or Moor1706@bell for information. Sea level rise, tourism is topic A NGELA DAUGHTRY News-Leader A dispute on ownership of a sidewalk west of the Marina Restaurant may finally be solved, if it is approved by a court. Patricia Toundas, owner of t he Marina Restaurant at the corner of Centre and Fronts treets, has agreed to sign a quitclaim deed allowing the city t o build a public sidewalk and have use of a 10-foot-wide roadway at the disputed location. In turn, Toundas will have the use of a nine-foot-wide drivew ay parallel to Front Street. City commissioners T uesday approved a resolution for the agreement and for city f unds to be spent on the muchneeded sidewalk. City Attorney Tammi Bach said after asking the court to determine what the city owned, s he called local surveyor Mike Manzie to help figure out wheret he citys roadway was located, since maps clarifying the issue h ave not been found. Mr. Manzie was able to opine that the location of the1 0-foot driveways easterly border begins several feet west of t he Marina Restaurant building, Bach wrote. In the best i nterest of the public, the city and Ms. Toundas have agreedt o end the decades-long dispute ... T he planned public sidewalk will be about four feet wide with curbs on each side, will connect with the Centre Street sidewalk and will be ADA comp liant, Bach said. John Cascone, an attorney w ho represented Toundas, said Toundas made the offer of surrendering a portion of what she believed to be her property for the good of the city. I just want to thank all the parties involved, City ManagerJ oe Gerrity said. This has been a long negotiation. M ayor Ed Boner said he knew the agreement didnt m ake everyone happy, but that it was the fairest thing that could be done considering the circumstances. Bach noted final stipulations for the agreement would be worked out in court once a quitc laim deed is recorded from Toundas. Finally, end near to sidewalk dispute PEDESTRIAN HIT AT EIGHTH AND CENTRE ROSS CARVALHO/NEWS-LEADER A Jacksonville teen was hit and seriously injured by an empty log truck at the intersection of South Eighth and Centre streets Tuesday evening, according to Deputy Police Chief Mark Foxworth. The teen was reported to be in stable condition Wednesday. Foxworth said Bridgett Harrell, 17, was a passenger in her mothers car as it was waiting to turn south onto South Eighth Street from Atlantic Avenue, when the girl got out of the car and darted across the street towardT astys Fresh Burgers & Fries on the corner of Centre and Eighth streets. A n empty log truck returning from RockTenn and heading south on South Eighth Street struck the teenager at a bout 5:45 p.m., Foxworth said. Local police responded to the scene and Harrell was taken by air ambulance to UF Health in Jacksonville. There were no indications that the driver of the log truck was doing anything improper or illegal, Foxworth said Wednesday. Its speed was 15-20 miles per hour and it was going uphill from RockTenn. Woman arrested after Amber Alert Houston Payne


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W ith the expansion of its new facility at 1303 Jasmine St. i n Fernandina Beach earlier this year, Barnabas Center has been selected as the first in a series of satellite food distribution centers set up in Nassau County b y Feeding Northeast Florida. According to FNEFL P resident and CEO Bruce Ganger, plans are to equip more n onprofit food pantries throughout the 17 counties it serves with commercial-grade coolers and freezers to allow quicker distribution and staging of p erishable produce, dairy and meat products to reach those f acing hunger in Northeast Florida. Barnabas Center already has the capacity to store and distribute perishable foods and a wonderful infrastructure to do that, Ganger said. They a lso offer comprehensive health and social services, and this n ew system compliments that effort, as well. In addition, its c entrally located and can easily serve as a distribution hub for smaller food pantries in the local area. According to Barnabas C enter Executive Director Wanda Lanier, the nonprofit agencys food pantry operations increased by 50 percent over l ast year and the amount of perishable items being distribu ted today makes up the highest percentage of its food distribution. e saw a big spike in the numbers at the end of last year, a nd were now serving about 525 households a month, ora bout 1,700 individuals, out of our facility alone ... and twot hirds of the households are headed by women, Lanier said. Whats good is that now about 75 percent of the food we distribute is fresh or frozen meats, p roduce, dairy products and other perishable food and about 2 5 percent is canned and processed food, which is oppos ite of what it was three years ago. That means were getting more nutritious food out to people who need it food that was once being thrown away b ecause there was no way to store it. B arnabas Center also provides low-cost health and dental c are to lower-income adults in the community, and Lanier adds that people suffering with diabetes and hypertension are benefiting by receiving healthier f oods. The center also operates a teaching kitchen to help its clients learn to cook nutritious meals on a limited income. Lanier says that if trends continue, the center expects to d istribute over 200,000 pounds of food to needy families this f iscal year up from about 140,000 pounds last year. Ganger says that financial donations from BJs Wholesale Club and C&S WholesaleG rocers, the organization that supports Winn Dixies distrib ution system, along with a private donation, will allow F eeding Northeast Florida to order 12 one-, twoand threedoor commercial-grade coolers and fr eezers to install at other satellite locations. A satellite operation is getting under way at The Jour ney C hur ch in Y ulee to ser ve people i n that area and western residents of Nassau County. FNEFL h as also identified other future locations throughout Duval County. This is really the initial rollout of a logistics system that m akes it easier and safer for the eligible food pantries to distrib-u te more fresh and prepared foods, since they wont have to c ome to our Jacksonville distribution center for pick-ups, Ganger said. It also allows us to coordinate direct shipments from our center, and our retail g rocer partners, out into the community more quickly T he Hunger in America Study, released last month by F eeding Northeast Florida and Feeding America, showed that an estimated 322,300 people in 17 Northeast Florida counties turn to food pantries and meal s ervice programs to feed themselves and their families. Of t hose, the study estimated that 29 percent are children under a ge 18 and 15 percent are seniors age 60 or older. Feeding Northeast Florida was founded in March and currently provides food distribut ion service to more than 117 nonprofit, religious and charitable organizations in 17 Northeast Florida counties. The nonprofit agency is also part of Feeding Americas nationwide n etwork of more than 200 food banks that lead the fight against h unger in the United States.For more information, visit or contact 513-1333. Founded in 1986, Barnabas C enter is a nonprofit agency that provides crisis assistance, h ealth services and operates a food pantry to help those in n eed in Nassau County, primarily serving residents of Fernandina Beach, Hilliard,Y ulee and Callahan. The agency assists about 5,000 residents a year. For more information, visit www .bar nabasnassau.or g or c ontact 261-7000. 6 A CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 1998 S.Fletcher Ave. FREE WiFi Hotspot 277-6652 www.SlidersSeaside.comLIVE MUSIC 7 NIGHTSAWEEK LateNight HappyHourFriday Nights 9 pm-1am STATE OFFLORIDA DEPARTMENTOFENVIRONMENTALPROTECTION NOTICE OFINTENTTO ISSUE PERMITThe Department of Environmental Protection gives notice of its intent to issue a permit (PA:FL0027260-017DW1P) to City of Fernandina Beach, 1180 S 5th St, Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034, to operate the City of Fernandina Beach domestic wastewater treatment facility (WWTF TheCity of Fernandina Beach WWTF is an existing 3.50 million gallon per day (MGD (AADFBNRWWTFw ith discharge of treated effluent to the Amelia River (Class III Marine Water). There are no new or expanded discharges to surface water. The facility is located at latitude 30o39'32.68" N, longitude 81o27'50.66" W, at 1007 S 5thS t, F ernandina Beach, FL32034 in Nassau County. T he intent to issue and application file are available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at the Department's Northeast District Office, 8800 B aymeadows Way, Suite 100, Jacksonville, Florida 32256, at phone number (904 T he Department will issue the permit with the attached conditions unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is filed under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, within fourteen days of receipt of notice. The p rocedures for petitioning for a hearing are set forth below. A person whose substantial interests are affected by the Department's proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative proceeding (hearingThe petition must contain the information set forth below and must be filed (received by the Clerkfice of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000. U nder Rule 62-110.106(4Administrative Code, a person may request an extension of the time for filing a petition for an administrative hearing. The request must be filed (received by the Clerkfice ofG eneral Counsel before the end of the time period for filing a petition for an administrative hearing. Petitions filed by any persons other than those entitled to written notice under Section 120.60(3 Statutes, must be filed within fourteen days of publication of the notice or within fourteen days of receipt of thew ritten notice, whichever occurs first. Section 120.60(3, also allows that any person who has asked the Department for notice of agency action may file a petition within fourteen days of receipt of such notice, regardless of the date of publication. The petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above at the time of filing. The failure of any person to file a petition or request for an extension of time within fourteen days of receipt of notice shall constitute a waiver of that person's right to request an administrative determination (hearing Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the discretion of the presiding officer upon the filing of a motion in compliance with Rule 28106.205, Florida Administrative Code. Apetition that disputes the material facts on which the Department's action is based must contain the following information, as indicated in Rule 28-106.201, Florida Administrative Code: (aThe name and address of each agency affected and each agency's file or identification number,if known; (bThe name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner; the name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner's representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the petitioner's substantial interests will be affected by the determination; (cAstatement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the Department's decision; (dAstatement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate; (eAconcise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the specific facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the Department's proposed action; (fAstatement of the specific rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modification of the Department's proposed action; and (gAstatement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action petitioner wishes the Department to take with respect to the Department's proposed action. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the Department's final action may be different from the position taken by it in this notice. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the Department have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. In addition to requesting an administrative hearing, any petitioner may elect to pursue mediation. The election may be accomplished by filing with the Department a mediation agreement with all parties to the proceeding (i.e., the applicant, the Department, and any person who has filed a timely and sufficient petition for a hearing). The agreement must contain all the information required by Rule 28-106.404, Florida Administrative Code. The agreement must be received by the Clerk in the Office of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, within ten days after the deadline for filing a petition, as set forth above. Choosing mediation will not adversely affect the right to a hearing if mediation does not result in asettlement. Asprovided in Section 120.573, Florida Statutes, the timely agreement of all parties to mediate will toll the time limitations imposed by Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, for holding an administrative hearing and issuing a final order. Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, the mediation must be concluded within sixty days ofthe execution of the agreement. If mediation results in settlement of the administrative dispute, the Department must enter a final order incorporating the agreement of the parties. Persons seeking to protect their substantial interests that would be affected by such a modified final decision must file their petitions within fourteen days of receiptof this notice, or they shall be deemed to have waived their right to a proceeding under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. If mediation terminates without settlement of the dispute, the Department shall notify all parties in writing that the administrative hearing processes under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, remain available for disposition of the dispute, and the notice will specify the deadlines that then will apply for challenging the agency action and electing remedies under those two statutes. Barnabas first satellite food distribution center F RIDAY O CTOBER 24, 2014 NEWS News-Leader SUBMITTED Derrick Edmondson, an employee with Feeding Northeast Florida, delivers a pallet of f resh fruits and vegetables to Barnabas Center. With the addition of freezers and coolers at its expanded facility, the nonprofit agency is the first satellite food distribution center.


D D e e b b t t o o r r n n o o t t Re: Who I support for city comm ission, Oct. 22. W e all know Corbett and Pelican c hampion the merits of pay as you g o. Supporters trust that the concept i s well thought out, succinct and should b e considered as the way to go. But consider this: In the real world the space most of us live in how far would you have gone if the mantra pay as you go was a constant? Not far. Most of the important things in lifea re acquired using debt starting with y our home that was financed over 30 y ears. But back to the city loan with the historically low interest rate that was (irresponsibly) paid back to protect the citizens of Fernandina Beach: Here is the real concept. Not a campaign slogan. D ebt is appropriate to fund projects w hich generate a long-ter m str eam of b enefits. The matching principle in a ccr u al accounting r equir es matching cost and the benefit of long-term assets using depreciation. The same logic applies to funding municipal long-ter m projects, e.g., city infrastructure improvements like sewers and parking garages. The pr oject should be funded w ith long-ter m amor tizing debt espec ially when the entity has a predictable i ncome str e am (tax r evenues and user fees) which can be used to r e pay the debt over the useful life of the project. Debt is also appropriate when the cost of the debt is less than the borrowing entitys cost of capital (using its own money). In today s inter est rate e nvir onment the cost of debt is low e specially when considered in light of t he citys current budget issues and the inability to fund long-term projects out of current revenue or reserves. The city needs competent leader ship whose decisions are based upon intelligent and sound r easoning. Please factor this assessment in when cast-i ng your vote. C hristine Corso F ernandina Beach N N u u m m b b e e r r s s c c a a n n l l i i e e I note with inter est the op-ed fr om Clyde W Davis in the (Oct. 17 NewsLeader It is a prime example of how numbers can lie. If you analyze the statistics in what a por t can generate in jobs, in his paragraph two, you come to the amazing number of 97,628 jobs due to the por t operations. If you addi tionally divide the total gross receipts for Nassau County in 2012 by that same number of jobs, you come to the fact that each job generates a total of $274 per job. I believe we need a mor e rational approach to analyzing the benefits of the port than the supposed facts provided by the attor ney for the Nassau County Ocean Highway and Port Authority Hank Spellman Amelia Island N N o o k k i i l l l l s s h h e e l l t t e e r r ? ? On Aug. 28 an article about Nassau County Animal Services announced that they had become a no-kill shel ter By their own admission, the number one reason for the dramatic decline in animal deaths is the countys trap/ neuter/release program. This program sterilizes and vaccinates feral cats, then releases them. Usually the owners of the property onto which the cats are released put food out for the cats. Cats are natural hunters, but they ar e not natural (meaning native environment. In a three-year study fr ee-r oaming cats (owned and unowned) kill an estimated 1.4 to 3.7 billion birds and 6.9 to 20.7 small animals (mammals, amphibians, lizards) in the U.S. This study was per for med by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services and the Smithsonian Institute. It seems also that fed cats kill similarly to unfed feral cats. In a University of Geor gia and National Geographic study in 2012 owned and well fed cats that are outside 5-6 hours per day/night kill about 2.1 animals per week. Cats average about one kill per 17 hours. According to Nassau County Animal Ser vices, they ar e r eleasing approximately 600 cats per year. By these studies, we know that an unowned cat kills 23-46 birds per year. Take the average of 34 per year, these 600 released cats are killing up to a staggering 20,400 bir ds in Nassau County each year! Other animals killed by a feral cat ar e estimated to be an average of over 200 per year. The 600 released cats are killing over 120,000 animals per year. All this in our county! How this adds up to being a no-kill shelter, I cannot fathom. If we are releasing these cats after we capture them, then we are responsible for their actions once we release them. Now to the cats themselves. Multiple studies have repeatedly shown that trap/neuter/r elease pr ograms have not decr eased feral cat populations. The number of cats at many TNR sites actually increase because food draws other feral cats and also because people dump their unwanted kittens there. Cat colonies ar e inhumane. Feral cats live on average of 1-5 years while indoor cats often live to 15 years or more. A feral cats life is a dangerous, dirty, disease-ridden one. Even though vaccinations are given at the time of captur e, the vaccines do not last for ever and there are many diseases that cannot be vaccinated against. Feral cats do not die of old age, they die of being hit by cars, killed by other cats, killed and eaten by pr edators, die from exposure or by being infected by disease. They can also be abused or killed by humans, especially when these people know wher e to find them. Finally, the risk to humans. Feral cat colonies bring many cats together thus increasing the chance of infection to be spread to other cats and humans alike. This includes toxoplasmosis, which is especially a danger to pregnant women. The food at these colonies also attracts wild animals, which increase the spread of rabies. The number of cats also attracts predators (foxes, coyotes, feral dogs which poses a risk to humans and their pets or childr en. I ask that the taxpayers and con cerned citizens of Nassau County request that Animal Services rethink their policy on trap/neuter/r elease program and consider more humane alternatives. One alternative could be an enclosed cat shelter for some of these cats, and yes, the program would have to include a humane euthanasia program. However, the best alternative is education to people to reduce the number of cats abandoned in our county Theresa Hartz Fernandina Beach T T h h a a n n k k s s f f o o r r y y o o u u r r s s e e r r v v i i c c e e Recognition should go out to Lita Fannina and her staff at Chik-fil-A in Yulee for the Military Appreciation Day they provided for all active, r etir ed militar y veterans and their fam ilies on Tuesday. They truly provided a war m friendly and fun time for all. Meals for everyone, clowns, balloons, face painting for the kids. You could not ask for a better friend and par tner to the militar y and the Yulee community. Thank you for thanking those who have served. Patrick Orr Yulee T T r r i i m m t t h h o o s s e e t t r r e e e e s s Hur ricanes, tr opical storms notice: but when and how str ong? Trees are good for oxygen, cooling, looks, food, and the environment. But let s keep them trimmed about two to three feet from communication and power lines and lets not plant trees under or next to communication or power lines. Plant tall bushes or dwarf tr ees close, too. Contact a professional trimmer to prune any trees that are close to electric lines and dont plant trees or tall bushes close to cor ners of r oads. Plant more trees, bushes or flowers. Lets make the whole earth a beautiful place to live. But think about how tall and wide the trees will be appropriate to the location. So check your property and look around and maybe write a letter to other people whose trees need trimming. Patrick M. Howar d Fernandina Beach 8 8 F F l l a a g g s s C C a a r r S S h h o o w w The 18th annual car show in downtown Fer nandina is now in the histo ry books! What a terrific show it was, with right at 250 cars participating on a beautiful Chamber of Commerce day! We dont have a final tally on the monies collected for our charities (the Justin Hess Foundation and Nassau County Council on Aging), but Im sure it will be a goodly sum! As pr esident of the Amelia Cruizers car club, Id like to take this opportunity to pass along my thanks to the city of Fernandina Beach and the businesses of downtown for allowing us to invade your space. We appreciate your continued support and assistance! Thank you to Foy Maloy and the editors of the News-Leader and Nassau County Record for spreading the word about the show! Big thank you to The Sur f for hosting our welcoming party and to all of our wonderful sponsors, big and small, and especially our lead sponsor Chickfil-A! T o the folks that brought and displayed all of those awesome cars, thank you! I offer congratulations to the winners and ask that all entrants please r etur n next year! Lastly I want to recognize the Herculean effort put for th by Amelia Cr uizers members and volunteers in bringing this show to its successful conclusion! Fantastic job everyone! For pictures of the show, visit our website, Sam Fallin, President Amelia Cr uizers Car Club R R e e p p u u b b l l i i c c a a n n w w o o m m e e n n The Federated Republican Women of Nassau held our first ever Marilyn Evans-Jones Scholarship Fundraiser on Oct. 4 at Kelleys Warehouse. The scholarship will help young ladies of Nassau County in furthering their educational goals. The event was a huge success and we couldnt have done it without our local businesses, r esidents and elected officials. We are so very appr eciative and want to thank and acknowledge all of them for their support: Advanced Muscle Therapy & Fitness, All About You Hair Salon, Amelia Island Club, Amelia Styling Salon, Amelia River Golf Course, Amelias Attic, BarZin Bistro & Wine Bar Bo & Mike s Detail, Boston Butt Hutt, Chamber of Commerce, Corbins Automotive Company, Cucina Italian Bistro, The Dome, Go PC, Inc., HarrisT eeter Kelley Pest Contr ol, Lomi Massage Amelia, Magnas Spa, Robison Jewelry Company, Steve Johnson Automotive, Joe W inston Ceramics, Cherie Billings, Peter Carr, Andy and Cara Cur tin, Dominic and Gail Biondi, Jack & Jeanne Dolan, Tom and Cheryl Donaldson, Sam Entriken, Margie Gandy, Pat Gass, Gary Hatchell, Bill and Delor es Higginbotham, Bernice WallaceKelley Rich Inter nado, W anda Lanier Andy and Alice Messina, Brad Miller Sarah Pelican, Judith Pines, Audrey Schoninger, Bob and Rosie Stubbs, Jackie Osborne, Mike and Gloria Toomey, Al Watson, Joe Wise. Elected officials: Ander Crenshaw, Congressman, Aar on Bean, State Senator District 4, John Drew, Tax Collector, Vicki Cannon, Supervisor of Elections, Mike Hickox, Pr oper ty Appraiser Danny Leeper, County Commission, District 1, Steve Kelley, County Commissioner District 2, Pat Edwards, County Commission, District 3, Geor ge Spicer, County Commissioner Elect, District 4 and Junior Boatright, County Commissioner, District 5. Last but not least, I would like to thank the event committee for a job well done: Mar y Aiello, Gail Biondi, Mar gie Gandy Ber nice Wallace Kelley, Karen Laubach, Sharon Lennon, Mary Nuttall, Jackie Osborne, Laureen Pagel, Sarah Pelican, George Spicer. DeeDee Corbin, Chairman Federated Republican Women of Nassau VOICE OF THE PEOPLE C OMMUNITY THANKS P apa on the deck tending red-hot coals and spitting meat while listening to the football game on the television inside. In the kitchen, whoops of laughter from the ladies over some shared joke. Meanwhile, out in the living r oom, raucous cheers from the guys as the Jaguars finally score a touchdown. Dogs bark-i ng, little kids shrieking merrily and chasing each other in and out of the house and around t he deck. Another season scoots alongside and settles in. Yes, sweet child. Sweet autumn. Toasty dry days and pleasantly cool nights. The trilling cicadas of summer are gone. The c reeping dusk belongs now to crickets and katydids. Nightbirds quork in the marshb ehind us. I gaze at the woodpile and hope that well soon have an evening cool enough to j ustify building a crackling fire in the fireplace. Or at least brisk enough outside that if we open all the windows we can still get away with it and not sweat. Later in the evening, with dessert finished, goodbyes, hugs and kisses all around, the dishes put away and the evening sun finally g one home from the sky, my wife and I brew tea and hot chocolate and relax elbow to elbow i n big wooden deck chairs outside. I build a fire in our old Mexican clay chiminea, faded a pastel pinkish orange, the bas relief roses on it worn nearly smooth by the caressing hand of the years. Hoping for some petting or a possible treat, our two Great Danes slip outside and join us. Soon our two Siamese cats come c reeping like masked burglars to see whats going on. We sit comfortably side by side, as older folk do, sipping our coffee, tea or cocoa a nd recount in low voices the events of another day alreadyi n the history book of family lore. By and by, our attention t urns to the heavens. The sky is now as black as the devils heart. A harvest moon rises in the east, smiling expansively at us with its fat, g olden face. Regal Jupiter ascends his throne in the e ast. Mars and Saturn crouch low in the southwest. Diamond brilliant stars soon pierce the v eil of the coal black sky amid the sweep of the constellations surrounding them. Andromeda, made immortal by Athena, shows her fair face alongside her parents. Perseus, her father, trails mother Cassiopea across the firmament like a doting lover. We gasp in sudden wonder at a smattering of brilliant but i nfinitesimal meteors spat like seeds across the sky by the great hunter, Orion. B y now, Im thinking of baked apples. While my wife quietly stargazes and sips her tea, I traipse back into the house and check the temperature of the oven. Finding it just so, I go to the counter and fetch the two plump Honeycrisps I prepared earlier. Its an old family fall tradition handed down from my mama, G od rest her. While my wife put the last of the leftovers in the fridge, I scooped out the apples seeded cores and filled the cavities with sugar, the tiniest kiss of butter and a lustier smooch of cinnamon. Im slow and delibera te as I work. Its a ritual and it makes me think about a vanished childhood in mamasd elicious kitchen. Satisfied that Ive gotten it just right, I wrap the finished apples in foil, set t hem in a metal pan and put them in the hot oven. On the way back outside to join my wife while the apples cook, I grab two of her soft, cozy Afghans. The fire in the chiminea has burned low. O nly a few orange tongues still flicker. I go to the woodpile and select two stout pieces ofc edar I split last fall from a tree that a friend felled in his backyard. I put it in the chiminea a nd it blazes bright and fast, impregnating the air with its spicy essence. The warm, homey aroma of cinnamon baked apples soon tells me theyre ready to eat. I ease into the kitchen, remove them from the oven, set them in two bowls and top off each with a fat dollop of whipped cream. I ts getting late and Pegasus is grazing in night pastures. An airplane drones unseen h igh overhead. The blazing cedar crackles and hisses. Were snug in our Afghans. We eat our baked apples in silence. Sometimes silence is an unspoken prayer. And what better place to pray than beneath heaven itself, with autumn as its chapel. t CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 7A F RIDAY O CTOBER 24, 2014 OPINION News-Leader Heaven above, autumn its chapel BILL DA Y/CAGLE CARTOONS F LORIDA S O LDEST W EEKLY N EWSPAPER E STABLISHEDIN 1854 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. 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C OMMUNITY CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK F R IDAY O C TOBER 2 4, 2014 / N E WS L E ADER 8 A Thank God that we heard and received I f ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth at the right hand of God. We should not have doubted our salvation since we received Jesus at an early age. We may not have always k nown what to do with it or what it provided, but we were thoroughly conv inced that we had it. We try not to blame anyone for our past ignorance of Gods word. We should be busy being grateful that once His hand was on us, it remained there. However, we may have never read or heard this verse until we had violated many of Gods commandments and statutes, and were much older. L ets imagine what a difference it would have made had we known that salvation meant more than getting to heaven following our passing. We had no idea that going to the altar that Sunday morning meant that we too were risen with Christ. We never doubted that He had risen, but no one told us that we had been resurrected; no one told us that we had been dead. E ducation in itself is not bad, but is incomplete alone, and without the teaching of the Bible, everyone may be ignorant and uniformed about spiritual truth. We were brought u p among good people. Most of them lived decent lives. However, we must have concluded that they just must not have understood the Bible, for we do not believe that anyone fully understanding scriptures would hide them from another person. Something in them makes us want to w itness to others. The best witness in the world is being what the Bible teaches that we are. Despite the lack of understanding in our younger years, we thank God that we discovered not only that we were resurrected with Christ, but also that God expects us to seek the things from a bove that the Father gave to us in Christ Jesus. You cant begin to appreciate how much and how long we had sought after what was available here on the earth. We were pitifully limited until you made the verse a hallmark for living. Just instill it in your little ones and loved ones. Tradition and cultures taught are O K, but often, they put you in bondage if you are not skilled in balancing them with the word. Thank God that we heard and received. No more lowlife for us. Birthday wishes to Arlecia Bostick, Sharon Jamison, Edward Rauls Sr., Prudencia Veal, Loretta Ward, Timothy Eberton, Jasmond Perry, Naundy S mith, Jonathan McRae, Felicia Green, Elijah Cribb, Reggina and Reggine Alexander, Elder Emory Wingard Sr. and the Rev. Dr. Andrew McRae Sr. NOW AND THEN Maybelle Kirkland B IR TH n Lindsay Bray of Fernandina Beach and Thiago Miranda of Sao Luis, Brazil, announce the birth of a son, Hudson Bray Miranda, born at 4:36 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at W akeMed Hospital in Car y N.C. The baby weighed 10 pounds, 11 ounces and measur ed 21 inches in length. He joins a sister Camilla Miranda, 15 months old. Paternal grandparents are Paulo and Silvia Miranda of Sao Luis, Brazil. Maternal grandparents are Jan Dickens Bray and Mike Bray of Fernandina Beach. Gr eat-grandpar ents ar e the late Dr. Bailey and Barbara Dickens of Fer nandina Beach. Gr eat-great-grandparents are the late John and Grace Bray of Fernandina Beach. R o n A n d e r s o nBUICKGMC CHEVROLET464054 SR 200, Yulee(904 FAMILYDENTISTRYFOR ADULTS & CHILDRENMost Insurances Accepted Call For Appointment2 2 6 6 1 1 6 6 8 8 2 2 6 6Dr. Robert FriedmanA1Aat Bailey Rd. 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Some of us continue to believe that the brass ring might still be grasped. But no one can live with the thought that they have somehow failed at life, or failed to live up to their own ideals. So how should we face this? How do we live in such a way that we can approach the grave with a full-throated singing of our dreams and ideals? One way is to keep doing the best that we can, knowing we arefinite creatures who often stumble. But, at least if we know that we have run the race with determination, never giving up, we will know we have done our best. We should also realize that this isnt an individual race, but a relay race, where we have taken the baton from others and will soon pass it on. And finally, to complete the analogy,the coach of our team is God, and ultimately Gods team will win. We are all cosmic winners if we are on the side of goodness. For the News-Leader C apped by a strong, soul/funk-laden performance fr om Grammy winning tr u m peter Randy Br ecker, the Les DeMerle Amelia Island Jazz Festival celebrated its 11th anniversar y via a dazzling a rray of styles and genres. B reckers powerful band h ad the crowd on its feet through much of their almost two-hour set Satur day night in the tented pavilion at the Omni Resorts Amelia Island Plantation. In addition to skillfully playing both plaintive a nd funky jazz, Brecker s howed off the chops that h ave made him a top-notch bandleader and session play er for several decades. While nailing originals like Ther s A Mingus A Monk Us and Some Skunk Funk, Brecker showed his deep respect for classic standards with a beautiful trumpet solo on I Cant Get Started. DeMerle, who accompanied his old friend Brecker on dr ums, said, It was such a thrill playing with Randy-he s one of the top cats! DeMerles highly seasoned group, featuring sultry vocals by Bonnie Eisele, mind-boggling sax work from veteran Bill Prince and rising star Hunter Diamond plus intricate ar rangements writ ten by DeMerle, opened the show with a tribute to legendary pianist Horace Silver that garnered a warm audience response. Fridays headliner, organist T ony Monaco, also sat in for a churchy take on a Silver favorite, The Pr eacher However Randy Brecker was har dly the only talked about group during festival week, which opened with a free show in Amelia Park by TGIF, the U.S. Navy Dixieland Brass Band on Sunday, Oct. 12 and kicked into high gear Thursday Oct. 17, at Sandy Bottoms thanks to the r hythmic Latin sounds of El Nio & The Latin Jazz Knights. The standing room only show, slanted towards sensual Afro-Cuban and Salsa beats, pr oduced some memo rable rhumba-ing and chacha-ing. On Friday, Oct. 17 El Nio & The Latin Jazz Knights and The Dynamic Les DeMerle Band preceded Monaco and set the tone for a stellar evening. Monaco displayed a master y of the Hammond B-3 or gan, much in the style of the gr eat Jimmy Smith, as he grooved through material from his latest recordings and added his own vocal to a pas-s ionate rendition of My One And Only Love. A major festival sponsor The Park W est Gallerys Morry Shapiro, shared emcee duties with DeMerle throughout the week. Artist Marcus Glenn, who designed this years poster art, was onh and and raf fled off several pieces of his ar t the proceeds of which wer e donated to the festival. Each of the headliner shows was preceded on the outdoor Birdland Jazz Stage by the Next Generation Jazz Band, led by 2014 festival scholarship winner saxo phonist Luke Stribling. They really cooked, said DeMerle, and made me so proud to hear their strong dedication to the music. Nightly jam sessions hosted by singer Jilla W ebb in Dizzys Den at the Omni followed the headliner shows. Two sold-out Sunday Dixie to Swing Jazz Brunches at Davids Restaurant with DeMerle s Swingtet All-Stars that included Eisele, Prince, pianist Mike Levine and bassist Dennis Marks, closed the festival with a spirited take on The Saints Go Marching In that propelled the crowd into a second line dance around the room. DeMerle was delighted with the musical offerings at virtually every show, and added, we ar e gratified for all of the performances and especially appr eciate the support we received from the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Park West Gallery, our gener ous sponsors and so many businesses throughout the community. Additionally I cannot give enough thanks for the hard work of our Board of Directors along with dozens of volunteers who managed to take charge, plan and execute all aspects of the festival, which ultimately produced an efficient and well-run series of concer ts. Mor e and more the festival has succeeded in being known as a vital, internationally recognized event, and we plan to continue in that tradition. Amelia Island is second to none in its suppor t of the arts. For mor e infor mation visit www .ameliaislandjazzfesti, call 504-4772 or email H eadliner s w o w J azz Festival fans PHOTOGRAPHY BY CAROLINE BLOCHLINGER/WWW .STUDIOCBPHOTOGRAPHY.COM T rumpeter Randy Brecker wows the audience at the A melia Island Jazz Festival last week, top. Jazz or ganist T ony Monaco plays with Les DeMerle on drums, middle. Festival scholarship recipient Luke Stribling plays the sax with Bonnie Eisele on vocals and DeMerle on drums, above. P aul Leonard, philanthropic author, motivational speaker and a former CEO of Habitat for Humanity will give a motivational talk with readings from his new book, W hen the Spirit Moves, on Sunday from 4-6 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Fernandina Beach. A Q&A a nd light refreshments will f ollow. Leonard will donate a portion of the pr o ceeds fr o m each book sold to benefit The Salvation Army Hope House. The event is fr ee and open to the public. Leonard will have a talk and books igning at The Book Loft, 2 14 Centre St., from 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Call the store at 261-8991. In When the Spirit Moves, a book of poems, essays and vignettes about the yearnings, appreciation and frustrations ever pr esent in human existence, the author invites r eaders to move for war d into mean ingful life by embracing their spiritual gifts. In many of the pieces, When the Spirit M oves i s a fresh approach to psalms and parables from the New Testament. T o m Ross, pr e sident of the University of Nor th Carolina, says of When the Spirit Moves Paul Leonard, through his stories and poetr y helps all of us understand our selves-our doubts, disappointments, joy per spectives, relationships and values-and shows us how faith, trust, love and commit-m ent can lead us to lead more meaningful lives. W i th an under graduate degree from Davidson College, a Bachelor of Divinity from University of Chicago, and a Masters in Business from Emory University, Leonard has held a number of positions throughout his career to foster improve-m ents in housing for those in need. H e was elected to the Boar d of Habitat f or Humanity International in October 1995 and was chair m an of the Board from December 2001 to December 2003. He also was interim CEO of Habitat for Humanity from June 2004 through October 2005. T oday he is a member of the US Council for Habitat for Humanity International and serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Crosland Interests, LLC, a real estate development company in Charlotte and as a director for Crowder Construction,a civil, envir onmental and industrial con struction company in Charlotte, N.C. Leonard also is the author of Music of a Thousand Hammers: Inside Habitat for Humanity published in May 2006 by Continuum Publishing Group, and Where is Church? One Mans Quest, published in April 2012 by Lorimer Press. Visit Philanthropist and author to host talk, book sig ning 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 B ig Red will serve prime rib dinners with garlic mashed potatoes and a salad for a $14 donation from 5:30-7 p.m. today at the American Legion Post 54, 626 S. Third St. D D e e l l i i d d a a y y V FW Post 4351 will host Arties d eli day Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. with corned b eef and pastrami sandwiches with all the fixings for a $10 donation. A Florida/Georgia Buckets of Cheer drawing will be held at 7 p.m. and karaoke will follow with Eddie Carter. The Post 4351 is located at 96086 Wade Place, under the Shave B ridge. For information call 4328 791. V V A A c c o o l l l l e e c c t t i i o o n n s s The local chapter of the AARP collects personal healthcare, writing or reading materials items for wounded and sick veterans at the Lake City V A Hospital during October/early November Items s hould be new and do not have to b e wrapped. Monetar y donations a lso ar e accepted so the chapter can pur chase items. It has a list of items that are VA approved. For details call John Megna at 2772143. V V i i e e t t n n a a m m v v e e t t s s V ietnam Veterans of America C hapter 1088 will meet Oct. 27 at 7 p .m. at The ARK of Nassau, 86051 Hamilton St., Y ulee. State Sen. Aaron Bean will speak about veterans affairs and interests. Social hour begins at 6 p.m. with a 239th birthday cake for the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy. For more informationc all 330-4679. T T r r e e e e s s f f o o r r T T r r o o o o p p s s Memorial United Methodist Chur ch will host the third annual T rees for Troops from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov 1 in Maxwell Hall to provide lighted two-foot tr ees, pr esents and filled stockings to U.S. militar y t roops serving in the Middle East. S ee the decorated trees, sign C hristmas car ds, enjoy refreshments a nd listen to holiday music at the event. Drive-through drop-off will be available. Needed are two-foot decorated artificial Christmas trees (only non-breakable ornaments, please), beef jerky, Hickory Farms summer sausage, Hickory Farms cheese, p eanut butter in a cup, tuna packets, R itz crackers, hard candy, Nature V alley oats n honey granola bars, boxed cookies and crackers, hot cocoa packets, Crystal Light individual packets, gum, Chapstick, hand and foot warmers, white crew socks, boxed Christmas lights and extension cords. M onetary donations also welc ome. All donations are tax d eductible. Early drop-offs available. Contact Mary Cillo at 321-0546 or Jean Noe at 468-0733. For information contact Julie Mixon Bargeron at 468-0733 or Bargeron is the mother of SPC. KellyJ Mixon of Yulee, who was killed in a ction in Afghanistan on Dec. 8, 2 010. N N a a v v y y S S e e a a l l s s d d i i n n n n e e r r The fourth annual Navy Seal Foundation Buffet Dinner and silent auction will be held at The Amelia Island Club Nov. 8. Dinner ticketsa re $75. This event is open to the p ublic. The dinner and silent auction b egin at 5 p.m. Proceeds support the Navy SEAL Foundation, which pr o vides assistance to the Navy Special Warfare community and their families. Donations for the silent auction are welcome by Oct. 31. D inner tickets and silent auction d onation infor mation are available f rom Larry Byrd, at mlarryb ir d T o r eser ve visit www ameliaislandnavysealfounda tion.or g. P P a a r r a a d d e e e e n n t t r r i i e e s s n n e e e e d d e e d d The local V eterans Day Parade will be held on Nov 8 at 11 a.m. in downtown Fer nandina Beach. For e ntry information contact Lenora Staples at 261-5097. The parade lines up at 10:30 a.m. at the baseball field at Ash and 11th streets. Line-up numbers will be assigned. The parade star ts at 11 a.m. and is sponsored by American Legion Post 54, Fernandina Beach. Leonard VETERANS AFFAIRS


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To learn more about Best Friends Home Health and Companion Care or to set a time for a free in home assessment give us a call 904-277-0006A H C A R e g i s t r a t i o n 2 3 2 1 5 6 P P u u t t Y Y o o u u r r B B u u s s i i n n e e s s s s I I n n T T h h e e S S p p o o t t l l i i g g h h t t 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 F F i i n n d d O O u u t t H H o o w w Persistence beats resistance Possible topics this week i ncluded Audis plans to go exclusively all-wheel drive, the aluminum body-panel plans of manufacturers or the continued higher average price of new vehicles. There was just not enough meat on the bone ina ny of them. Reflecting on the last week, the big story has to b e our Jaguars pulling off an impressive win. Everyone reading this has been in a situation that they want out of a class in school, a bad relationship, an unhealthy habit or anything else that weighs on us. We wonder if there will ever be a favorable outcome. T he big men that constitute our local NFL franchise have to f eel a bit lighter this week. When I say big men, it is not totally literal. My biggest man on the Jaguar team is Shad Khan. Here is a business tycoon who has fulfilled a dream of being an NFL franc hise owner. The losses have bruised him as much as the g uys on the training table on Tuesday. The N FL owners are a group of primarily billionaires used to things going their way. Lossesh ave to sting. Mr. Kahns h ires of David Caldwell as GM, followed by the frontoffice choice of Gus Bradley to coach, still seem defendable. He has been supportive through some tough sledding, which is admirable. S had Kahn is a winner, which will translate to our team. It is j ust a matter of how soon. Gus Bradley has to be the most popular 1-6 coach in recent memory. The man has a positive energy and fortitude that is admired from the locker room to the broadcasting b ooth. It is worth noting that his first year at North Dakota S tate, he went 1-10. Years later, they were a powerhouse. Gus p lowed through a terrible start and built a program. That history gives him the strength to get past a very tough start in the NFL. My hope is that he is a coach here for many years good to great years. G Ms of major sports franchises seem to get little recogn ition, up until they get replaced. My suspicion is that they have an awful lot to do with the Ws and Ls at the end of a season. People (athletes in this case) make an organization. GMs make the draft picks, sign free agents and make trades. Not to mention, t hey are responsible for the huge support staffs an NFL t eam employs. I know little about Caldwell, other than that he was associated with winning in Atlanta, like Bradley was at Seattle. It has to still be in their veins. It may seem like it has taken a while to get to the players, who arguably have had to disp lay the most persistence. Is it because they are less of a cons tant than the owner, GM, and coach? Not really. What the players became last Sunday was a team. It was a group of 53 whose pride in their ability came to the surface. They could have won the weekb efore, when they outplayed the Titans, but lost. Despite the s ixth loss in a row, they pulled together and beat a Browns team off to a good start. Give the team credit for a muchneeded home win in front of a city that has not quit on them. Gus Bradley continued to believe in them, transfusing his attitude, and delivering a w in. Nine games left in the seas on. Does anyone see the Jags winning 5 of the 9? Just a question. Have a good week. Rick Keffer owns and operates Rick Keffer Dodge Chrysler Jeep in Yulee. He invites questions or positive stories a bout automobile use and ownership. POLITICS IN BRIEF E E a a r r l l y y v v o o t t i i n n g g Early voting in person will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. to Nov. 1 at the Martin Luther King Jr./Elm Street Recreation Center, 1200 Elm St., Fernandina Beach; James S. Page Governmental Complex, Yulee; Nassau C ounty Building, Mickler Street, Callahan; and Hilliard Community Center, Pecan Street, Hilliard. Election Day voting will take place at local precincts from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 4. Visit for information. 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 The Democratic Club of Amelia Island will host its next dinner meeting at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club, 2800 Bill Melton Road, on Tuesday. Doors will o pen at 6 p.m., with dinner served at 6:45 p.m. A cash bar will be available throughout the evening. The speaker will be Maureen Paschke, community relations representative for Community Hospice of Northeast Florida in Nassau County. She will provide a broader understanding of hospice care and related services for families and caregivers. Reservations for the dinner are requested. To reserve, send a check for $16 payable to DCAI to: D CAI, PO Box 16022, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035. You may also drop off a check at Democratic Party headquarters at the corner of Eighth and Date streets in Fernandina Beach. For more information, or to reserve by phone or email, contact Penny Reid at (509 KEFFER C ORNER RickKeffer


CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK FRIDAY, OCTOBER2 4, 2014 NEWS-LEADER/FERNANDINABEACH, FL ORIDA 10A The third annual Amelia Island Pirates Invitational cross country meet was held Saturday. "It was the first great running day of the fall with temperatures in the low 60s and dry, fast course conditions," said Fernandina Beach High School cross country coach Roy Benson. "Our kids really ran well after the hot, humid, wet and muddy conditions of our first four races. They now feel confident going into the district meet next Tuesday and are r eady to improve on their second-place finishes from last year." The top three teams are guaranteed to go on to the regional meet in Pensacola Nov. 6. To advance to the state meet Nov 15, teams have to place in the top six. In 2013, the boys were eighth out of 16 teams and the girls were 12th out of 16 teams. On Saturday, the middle school, high school varsity and junior varsity races all went off smoothly at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club's north nine. The first couple of races were without the expected start of a loud bang from the homemade long rifle owned by a member of the local Pirates Club. The guest pirate's rifle was substituting for the club's canon that had highlighted the Border Clash starts of the first two annual races. The canon and its owner were unexpectedly doing temporary additional sea duty. Unfortunately, the powder for the rifle got a tad damp in the early morning dew, but the rifle shots most likely woke up a few neighbors when it fired for the start of the final races. The 12 teams competing in the varsity races represented all of the five school size classifications in the FHSAA system. The top three teams in the varsity boys race were fellow 2A runners from Bishop Kenny with 47 points; 5A Lowndes from Valdosta, Ga., was second with 55 pts; and 5A Buchholz out of Gainesville was third with 65 points. Finishing fourth through sixth, respectively, were 3A Stanton with 111 points; 1A Circle Christian from Orlando with 122 points and the 2A FBHS Pirates with 154 points. The individual winner was John Dougherty from Buchholz in an excellent time of 16:33, just 13 seconds off the course r ecord set in 2013. The Pirates' five scoring placers were Will W eaver in a personal record of 17:03 in 11th place; Wesley Twiggs in a PR of 17:26 in 18th; Brendan Twiggs in a PR of 19:11 in 41st; Haynes Cavender in a PR of 19:12 in 42nd; and Dylan Sharpe in a PR of 19:18 in 45th place. Rounding out the team's seven runners were Christian Oliver and Noah French tying for 50th in 19:34. Both times were PRs. Just like the boys race, the girls varsity competition was very close. The team winner was 1A powerhouse Circle Christian with 62 points; second was Bishop Kenny with 70 points; 1A Providence from Jacksonville was third with 81 points. They were followed by Stanton (101 points), Bucholz (116 points) and FBHS was sixth out of the 12 teams entered with 127 points. The 2014 girls champion was Isabella Whelan of Buchholz in 19:33, just 18 seconds off the course record set in 2013 by MacKenzie Morse of Lowndes of Valdosta, Ga. The Lady Pirates were led by senior Gaby Gonzalez's seventh-place finish in 21:02. She was followed by Lauren Kilburn in 17th with a 21:46 PR; Josie Kilburn in 27th with a 22:38 BETH JONESNe w s-LeaderThe Pirates are going to state. The Fernandina Beach High School boys golf team, district champions, took second place at the region tournament at Holiday Golf Club in Panama City Tuesday. Gulf Breeze was crowned r egion champion with a score of 310 to advance to state. W ith a score of 317, the FBHSPirates were tied for second with Fort Walton Beach with both teams vying for the second spot for state. The tie was settled with a one-hole playoff on the ninth. All five players on each team plays the hole with the best four scores taken. FBHShad four pars; Fort Walton Beach carded just one par and three bogeys. Eric Shelly was the medalist, shooting a 71 to lead the Pirates. "I'm am thrilled for the boys,"FBHS Coach Christina Steffen said. "They had an awesome season and deserve to go to the state finals. Two years in a row is pretty amazing. I am so proud to coach such a great group of guys."Pirates head to state; Lady Hornets qualify for region SUBMITTED PHOTOSThe Fernandina Beach High School boys golf team has qualified for state. The Pirates were regional runners-up. The team, left, includes, from left, Harrison Wells, Drew Rountree, Eric Shelly, Heyward Burnet, Justin Going and Coach Christina Steffen. The Yulee High girl s golf team, right, competed in the district tournament in Fernandina Beach, capturing the crown and qualifying for region. The Lady Hornets includ e, from left, Gabrielle Hebert, Maddie Dee, Bailey Wall, Coach Andrew Avent, Gabriel Stefanko and Taylor Willis. The state tournament is Nov. 3-5 at Mission Inn Las Colinas course in Howey-inthe-Hills. The Yulee High School boys golf team also qualified for the region tournament. The YHS girls golf team also captured the district title and qualified for region. Gabrielle Hebert, Maddie Dee, Baily Wall, Gabriel Stefanko and Taylor Willis had a combined score of 451. Hebert had the low round of the day with an 83. Dee and W all were second and third, r espectively. W est Nassau High School's girls also qualified for region. FBHSdid not field a girls team this season. The 2A region tournament was played Tuesday at the Holiday Golf Club in Panama City. The Yulee girls played well on a tough course. Hebert was second with a score of 81 to become the first Lady Hornet golfer to qualify for state. State for girls will also be played on the Mission Inn Las Colinas course in Howey-inthe-Hills. PIRATES INVITATIONALPirate s host cross country meet at course RUN Continued on 11APHOTOS BY ED HARDEE/SPECIALThe Fernandina Beach High School cross country teams hosted the third annual Pirates Invitational Saturday morning at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club. High school and middle school boys and girls participated. More photos, 11A.


CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 11AFRIDAY, OCTOBER2 4, 2014 SPORTS News-LeaderYULEE HIGH SCHOOL V arsity Football Oct. 24BISHOPKENNY* (SR)7:00 Oct. 30at Stanton*7:00 Nov. 7at West Nassau7:30 *District FERNANDINABEACH HIGH SCHOOL V arsity Football Oct. 31MADISON*7:00 *District FERNANDINABEACH HIGH SCHOOL Cross Country Nov. 6Region 1-2 at Pensacola Nov. 15State 2Aat Tallahassee FERNANDINABEACH HIGH SCHOOL Boys Golf Nov. 3-5State 2014 SCHEDULES SPORTS SHORTS P P i i r r a a t t e e p p o o i i n n s s e e t t t t i i a a s s a a l l e eThe annual Pirate baseball poinsettia fundraiser is under way. Standard plants, 18-to 22-inch tall red are $13; 10inch hanging red baskets are $19; and 10-inch fern baskets are $12. Deadline to order is Nov. 17. Poinsettias will arrive by Dec. 3 and will be delivered. Contact Teresa Spence at 753-0734 to place an order or for information.Y Y M M C C A A w w i i n n t t e e r r b b a a s s k k e e t t b b a a l l l lThe McArthur Family YMCAis registering for the 2014-15 winter basketball season. Registration will run through Nov. 1. Registration is available in-house or online at Contact Sports Director Jenna Scott at or by phone at 2611080, ext 109. S S i i g g n n u u p p f f o o r r Y Y B B A A h h o o o o p p s sThe Yulee Basketball Association registration for the 2014-15 season is now open. For information and to register visit www.Yulee All athletes must register online no later than Nov. 7. A mandatory tryout/skills assessment is Nov. 9 (10U 13 p.m.) (12U 2-4 p.m.) (15U 35 p.m.). Early registration is highly recommended as the number of athletes for tryouts and participation in the YBAis limited. Coaches and volunteers are needed. Contact Y 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.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 Commo-dore Roger Henderson at (904) 624-2711 or or visit 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 Sheriff’s Office and NCSO Charities are sponsoring the second annual Sheriff’s 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. Contact Larry Boatwright at 548-4027 or email at T u u r r k k e e y y T T r r o o t tAt a new location on Nov 27, the Vida Race Series’10th annual Turkey Trot 5K will start and finish at Osprey V illage Wellness Center at Amelia Island Plantation and meander through the historic American Beach community. Additionally, a one-mile Youth Fun Run will be held immediately after the 5K is finished, so pint-size junior family members can join in the fun. Osprey Village Wellness Center is located at 48 Osprey Village Drive. This race will be chip timed by Milestone Race Authority. Check-in and day-of registration is from 6:45-7:30 a.m. The 5K begins at 8 a.m. The Y outh Fun Run begins at 9 a.m. A wards will be given out to the top overall male and female and the top three male and female winners in 14 age categories. All kids in the onemile run get an award for finishing. Pre-register by mail (registration forms are available at the Osprey Village Wellness Center and Current Running); or register directly online at Cost is $25 per adult; $15 per child (12 and under). Make checks out to Vida Fitness. Day-of registration, checks and cash only will be accepted. All pre-registered participants will receive a goody bag which will include one race T-shirt. Sponsors of the Vida Race Series Turkey Trot 5K in-clude V ida Fitness, Osprey Village, Current Running and Play Gifts 365. Call 415-1429. A portion of proceeds will stock the shelves of The Barnabas Food Pantry of Nassau County.H H a a l l l l o o f f F F a a m m e e University of Georgia legends Pat Dye and Ben Zambiasi and University of Florida legends Louis Oliver and James Bates will be inducted into the GeorgiaFlorida Hall of Fame Oct. 31 at EverBank Field. The honorees will be in attendance at the Merrill L ynch-Bank of America Hall of Fame Luncheon presented by Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse Oct. 31 in the West Club at Ever Bank Field. The luncheon will begin at 1 1:30 a.m. Tickets are $60 and table sponsorships are available for $600. The deadline to order tickets and sponsorships is today. The ceremony celebrates the many talents and careers of the stars of this legendary rivalry. Past inductees are showcased in the Hall of Fame, located in the lobby of the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. The annual GeorgiaFlorida game will be played Nov. 1 at EverBank Field.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. There are 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. 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. or drop by the church office during regular business hours and pick up a registration form.N N S S F F A A m m e e e e t t i i n n g g s sThe Nassau Sport Fishing Association holds its monthly business meetings on the second Wednesday at Kraft T en Acres, 961023 Buccaneer T rail, Fernandina Beach. The social get-togethers are held on the fourth Wednesday. Additional information, directions and reservations are available on the NSFA website at The Nassau Sport Fishing Association, founded in 1983, is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, created to develop and promote saltwater fishing in the Nassau County area while adhering to state, federal and local regulations, to encourage compliance with rules of water safety by club members and the general public and to promote youth-related community and other civic minded activities. Contact President John Hartrich at 206-0817 or email LOOKING TOBUY OR SELL YOUR HOME IN 2014?if you areconsidering selling, NOW is the time to move beforethe increased inventory hits the market.Thinking of buying? NOW is the time to move because you want to take advantage of the continuing low interest rates and current bargains.Before making this important decision, however, you owe it to yourself to get the facts. Call PALM III REALTY, INC. and set up an appointment for your free consultation with one of our experts. Palm III closed over 767 transactions in the past 3 years! Why? Because we are good at what we do and we get results using tomorrow's solutions for today's problems.Call us at (904) 321-4001 or stop by one of our officesWe welcome walk-ins Monday Friday from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm Saturday from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm Sunday by appointment 474303 E. State Road 200 and 303 Centre Street, Suite 101 Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 PR; and Katie Rojas in 42nd with a 23:41 PR. They were followed by fifththrough seventh-place runners all running PR times. Seleah Fendig was 50th in 24:06; Carly Oliver was 52nd in 24:29; and Coral Wilcox was 53rd in 24:30. Junior varsity runners from FBHS were Alex Von Mohr with a time of 22:54, Stephen Badorf in a PR of 23:23 and Gabi Czymbor in a PR of 26:35. In recognition of the importance of the individual contributions of each team's fifth runner (team scores are the total of the top five finisher's overall places), most valuable runner plaques were given to the fifth man and woman on each of the top three teams. All seven members of the three top teams were given special Nike gear in lieu of the usual medals and ribbons. Runners were treated to a continental breakfast in the clubhouse after their races.RUN Continued from 10APIRATES INVITATIONAL PHOTOS BY ED HARDEE/SPECIALHigh school girls compete in the third annual Pirates Invitational cross country meet Saturday morning at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club.




CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK F RIDAY O CTOBER 22 2014 N EWS -L EADER / F ERNANDINA B EACH F LORIDA S UDOKU ~ M USIC N OTES ~ O UTAND A BOUT ~ S CHOOLS R ELIGION ~ C LASSIFIEDS B PLANTATION CELEBRATION The Amelia Island Plantation Artists Guild & Gallery celebrates The Plantations 40th anni vers ary with a Big Sale, two art shows and a party, Oct. 25 and 26. The gallery shows are As Time G o es By and Plantation Memories. Its sale Off the P orches, is Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. The gallerys ar tists will sell big bargain items; framed and unfr amed ar tw ork prints, cards, frames, art supplies and equipment, all at low, low prices. On Sunday from 14 p.m. enjoy an anniversary party at the gallery with wine, soft drinks, snacks and a s ale. Also see the gallerys booth as part of Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resors Spa and Shops 40th anniversary celebration around the lake. T here will be fun games and refreshments for the whole family. PONY UP & PARTY Pony Up and Party, a fundraiser for the Fernandina library, is Oct. 25 at Littleberry Farm west of Amelia Island. The party will showcase the skills of some of the 20 horse s in residence. Gates open at 4:45 p.m. and festivities start at 5 p.m. A barbecue buff e t will be ser ved in the screened breeze w a y. Enjoy music by the O.C. Band, dancing, games, cash bar, Smores and desserts by the bonfire, and a live and silent auction. Visit for details. Proceeds will support FOLs capital campaign. Tickets are $75 at or at the libr ary 25 N. Fourth St., or call 321-6529. FLORIDA-GEORGIA BASH Kick off the Florida-Georgia weekend Oct. 31 fr om 7-11 p.m. at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation pool. Back by popular demand, the Swingin M edallion s perform o cean side on the pool deck. There will be a costume contest at 9 p.m. so be sure to wear your best Florida or G eor gia gear or your favorite Halloween costume. Tickets are $25 and include two drink tickets. Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase. Doors open at 7 p.m., rain or shine. S how your ticket at the guard gate to enter the pr oper ty S elf-parking is available in the conference center parking garage. Valet parking is $15 at the hotel entrance. Check in/will call at the hotel lobby to receive access and drink tickets. F or tickets visit Fall festivities Car v ing a pumpkin this Halloween? Consider a spooktacu lar design to delight the eyes and the nose. Executive Chef Andrew Yeo at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island shar es his tricks for selection, style and smell. 1. All pumpkins ar e not cr eated equal. When it comes to selection, consider texture as well as shape. 2. Planning your design. Use a P P u u m m p p k k i i n n p p a a t t c c h h C ome out to the Pumpkin Patch, sponsored by three United Methodist churches: Franklintown, Memorial and Trinity of Fernandina Beach. Proceeds from this fundraiser will go to each churchs missionary p rograms. Bring your children to take pictures and hear pumpkin storytelling. H ours are 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday through Oct. 25, at Trinity UMC, corner of E ighth and Ash streets. For information contact Pastor Tiffany McCall at 277-2726 or find them on Facebook at Franklintown UMC. F F a a l l l l F F e e s s t t i i v v a a l l S pringhill Baptist Church will host its annual Fall Festival tonight from 6-8:30 p.m. Bring t he family for an evening of food, games, prizes and activities. All games are free and h amburgers, hotdogs and drinks will be offered at low prices. Admission is a non-per-i shable food item for the church food pantry. A dults must accompany children under 18. S pringhill Baptist Church is located at 941017 Old Nassauville Road. Call 261-4741. H H a a u u n n t t e e d d t t r r a a i i l l s s StayN Country Ranch, 96125 Blackrock R oad, Yulee, will host a Halloween event tonight and Oct. 25 from 6-9 p.m. with haunted w alking trails, wagon rides and costume contests by age group; 5-under, 6-10 and 11-15 w ith categories of Scariest, Funniest and Best Overall. The StayN Connected Barn and animals will be in full decor. Reservations appreciated. Call 322-9739. Visit F F a a l l l l f f e e s s t t i i v v a a l l C ommunity Baptist Church, 85326 Winona B ayview Road, Yulee, will host a free Fall F estival fr o m 5-8 p.m. Oct. 25. Enjoy fr ee food including hot dogs, drinks, chips and candy free games, prizes and free hayrides. Raffle tickets will be on sale for new homemade afghans, quilts, etc. The Country Store has new and used and handcrafted items at low prices. Everyone is welcome. Phone 225-0809. C C o o m m m m u u n n i i t t y y f f e e s s t t i i v v a a l l M emorial United Methodist Chur c h and First Presbyterian Church invite the public to the 10th Annual Community Fall Festival, Oct. 25 fr om 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Nor t h Sixth Str e et downtown. Kids are welcome to wear cheerful costumes and enjoy trick or treats, games, bouncy houses, a petting zoo, crafts, free lunch, face painting and more. The event isf ree. Visit or call 261-5769. C C e e m m e e t t e e r r y y w w a a l l k k Join Walkin Nassau Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. for a str o ll thr o ugh Bosque Bello Cemeter y with special guest speakers Marie Santr y and T e en Peterson, who will give a special tour while highlighting some of the guests in the cemetery. This annual walk is a favorite each year. M eet and park at White Street in Old Town o f f Four th Street, just past the cemetery. PHOTO BY DAVID BURGHARDT/ISLAND PHOTOGRAPHY I sland Photography will host its sixth a nnual Halloween Canned Food Drive for t he Barnabas free food pantry on Oct. 31 f rom 5-7 p.m. Receive a free digital photo via email with a donation of a non-perisha ble/canned food item. The Best Costume winners will receive an 8by 10-inch print. Island Photography is located at 1401 Atlantic Ave. in Fernandina Beach. Call 261-7860. Above, Annaleese Goulet i s captured in her Halloween finest. SUBMITTED Think outside the box when carving your pumpkin this fall with tips and tricks from Executive Chef Andr ew Y eo at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. Pumpkin carving tips and tricks PHOTO BY H.D. SELSOR/COUR TESY OF WILD AMELIA NATURE FESTIVAL Floatin on Air by H.D. Selsor is on the cover of Wild Amelias 2015 Nature Photography Calendar, available at locations on and off Amelia Island. See story, B4. WILD PLACES & FACES OF AMELIA PHOTO BY KEVIN HORAN/COURTESY OF MAGNOLIA PICTURES A cclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams), along with executive producers Martin Scorsese and Steven Zaillian, presents Life Itself, a film that recounts the i nspiring, entertaining and colorful life of world-renowned film critic Roger Ebert, right, with film critic Gene Siskel. Doctoberfest at FLT A A n astonishing story of obsessive l ove, the uplifting chronicle of a r enowned critics love affair with t he movies and life itself, a hipshaking exploration of the tiny Alabama town that created some of the greatest pop music ever made, a look at the reviled paparazzo who helped foster todays celebrity-media complex, and a provocative examination of the prosecution of one of the United States m ost notorious gangsters will all screen as p ar t of the Fer nandina Little Theatr s sec o nd annual DOCtoberFest. This three-day celebration of the art of documentar y filmmaking will take place Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at FLT, 1014 Beech St. in downtown Fernandina Beach. I ndividual tickets ar e $7; a festival pass for a dmission to one showing of each of the festivals five selected new and award-winning documentaries is $30. Advance tickets ar e available at The UPS Store in Fernandina Beach, located next to Publix on Sadler Road. FLT is an intimate space and filmgoers are urged to purchase tickets in advance. F or complete screening schedule, visit w ww Crazy Love 2007, 92 minutes I couldn t stop watching. A shockingly fierce and funny spell-binder that leaves your FALL Continued on 4B TIPS Continued on 4B FESTIV AL Continued on 4B O FF & O N T HE I SLAND


2B F RIDAY O CTOBER 24, 2014 LEISURE News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK SPECIAL EVENTS T he fourth quarter Feature Display of the Georgia Radio Museum and Hall of Fame, 400 Osborne St., downtown St. Marys, G a., is on showcase now. View a large collection of trans istor models covering 1957 through 2003. S ee the Superman, Charlie Tuna and Jimmy Carter figures while they are here. Hours are open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and n oon-5 p.m. Sunday. Visit, o r call (912 T he Baptist Medical Center Nassau Auxiliary will host its next $5 Jewelry Sale this time for two days today from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. and Oct. 25 from 8 a.m.-noon in the conference room of the hospital on 18th Street in Fernandina B each. S hop a wide selection of bracelets, necklaces, w atches, pins and more, all priced at $5. Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted.T his will be the auxiliarys last jewelry sale of the year. Proceeds from the sales help the auxiliary support hospital projects and programs. For more information contact the Auxiliary office at 321-3818. I f you are single and o ver the age of 55, attend the Just Friends dinner party tonight where you can make new friends for the upcoming holidays. Its free to register. Call 321-1116. J ump start your holiday s hopping with a free Afternoon of Beauty Oct. 25 from 2-6 p.m. at Radiant Y o ga Studio, on the second flood of the Peck Center 516 South 10th St. Get pampered and browse local vendors including Tupperware, A rbonne beauty products, O rigami Owl custom jewelry S centsy candles, Haven Forest Massage studio, Sandiloks Creations, Crochet by Shelly Flip Flop Y oga Kids and Young Life Essential Oils. For information contact april or (904 O sprey Village will host the fourth annual Chefs Dinner benefiting the Katie Caples Foundation on Oct. 26 from 5-8:30 p.m. Tickets are $125. The dinner will feature five courses with each selection prepared and designed exclu-s ively by one of five chefs from the community. Each course is expertly paired with fine wines from around the world. The event will also feature a silent auction with travel packages, wines and cooking items to inspire anyone s inner chef. All proceeds will benefit the Katie Caples Foundation organ donation education pro grams. For tickets and infor mation visit The Northeast Florida Fair continues through Oct. 26 at the fairgrounds in Callahan. General admission f or ages 13 and older is $6. Children 6-12 and seniors age 6 5 and older pay $4. Children ages 5 and younger get in f ree. Midway rides cost extra. Admission specials are offered daily. See the full schedule at T he Friends of the Fernandina Beach Library B ook Sale takes place Nov. 6-8 with close to 20,000 b ooks well organized in dozens of categories, CDs, DVDs, audio and childrens books. Proceeds support the Fernandina Beach l ibrary. APreview Party is Nov. 6 f rom 5-7 p.m. for Friends of the Library members only. N on-members may join at the door. The sale opens to the public on Nov. 7 from 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. and Nov. 8 from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Peck C enter Gym, 516 South 10th St., Fernandina Beach. For questions regarding donations contact Annie Sparkle at 310-9290. T he Empty Bowls N assau Luncheon will be h eld November 7 at noon at the Atlantic Recreation Center, 2500 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach. Doors open at 11 a.m. Area students, seniors, civic groups and potters have created origi nal, handcrafted ceramic b owls for every guest and the l uncheon presents a diverse program for all. Please arrive early to choose your perfect bowl. In addition to the free bowls, fine art bowls will be available for sale and by silent auction. Tickets are $250 for a table of 10; $30 per person ina dvance or $35 at the door. T he Empty Bowls Nassau L uncheon demonstrates com munity support for individuals and families in crisis. All proceeds will benefit the programs of the Barnabas Center which partners with other nonprofits to distribute o ver 300,000 pounds of food e ach year to our neighbors in n eed. For information visit www emptybowls. The Nassau County Community Development Corporation (NCCDCh ost its annual Peck and C ommunity event at 6 p.m. N ov 8 at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center in Fernandina Beach. This years event is a formal/coat and tie dinner and dance gala called An Affair to Remember . Proceeds from t he banquet will benefit the N CCDC scholarship fund and o ther organization sponsored programs. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy a great din ner and an evening of entertainment. The donation is $40. For information or reservations, call 261-41 13 or 2 61-4396. Cats Angels, Inc. SPCAs seventh annual Rescue Me fundraiser will be held N ov. 8 from 5-8 p.m. at The Surf Restaurant and Bar, 3 199 S. Fletcher Ave. in Fernandina Beach. Enjoy a buffet dinner, cash bar, silent auction, door prizes and music by Ronnie Stoots. Tickets are $25 and available at the Thrift Store at Cats A ngels, 709 S. Eighth St., Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5p .m. or online through You can be a Cats Angels VIPfor $75, which includes your ticket and a gift bag containing a c ommemorative T-shirt, Betsy Johnson jewelry, gift certific ate and more. T he Gail Shave Circle of United Methodist Women at Memorial United Methodist Church will have their annual Garage Sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Nov. 8 at 4418 Titleist Drive. Proceeds are used to support charitable missions. All are welcome to s top by. C alling all Chi Omegas! Join an afternoon of fun, friendship and delicious food at Bar Zin, in Palmetto Walk, 4924 First Coast Hwy., on Nov. 15 at noon. Whether you have lived here for years or are new to the island, join the Chi O fun for a hoot of a good time. RSVPto Sue Ray at 491-3223 or pscray@ a by Nov. 10. T urtles are on the tour menu for the Mens Newcomers Club. The Nov. 11 tour will be to the Georgia Sea Turtle Center at Jekyll Island, Ga., including the guided Journey of the S ea Turtle program and the c enter s exhibit gallery. The t our is limited to the first 60 p eople to sign up. Cost is $10 per person and $6 for each vehicle for entry to Jekyll Island. The group will meet at the Home Depot parking lot, southeast corner, for carpooling at 9:15 a.m.T he tour at the Sea Turtle C enter will begin at 11 a.m. a nd last for about 90 minutes. Lunch is not included. For information on the center visit www.georgiaseaturtlecenter.o rg. For reservations contact Ron Kosciulek at 548-0227 or T he Petanque America O pen, the largest petanque (pay-tonk the U.S., will be held Nov. 15-16 at the waterfront courts in downtown Fernandina Beach. Join close to 300 petanque players as they compete in this simpli-f ied version of an older outd oor bowling game. T he goal is to toss or roll a number of hollow steel balls as close as possible to a small wooden target ball. Players take turns and the team that ends up nearest to the target ball when all balls are played, wins. The 2013 event featured five world champions competing along with 128 teams. For information visit THEATER Tickets are on sale at Amelia Community Theatre for the comedy Always a Bridesmaid, with perform ances at 8 p.m. tonight and Oct. 25 at 207 Cedar St. The show is written by the team of Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten, who wrote The Dixie Swim Club. Adult tickets are $20; stu dent tickets through college are $10. Season tickets are also on sale for ACTs 34th season, with a six-show ticket for $100 and a five-show ticket for $85. Call 261-6749 for tickets and information, or purchase at Amelia Musical Playhouse offers Stephen Sondheims Sweeney Todd tonight and Oct. 25, 31 and Nov. 1. Directed by AMPs Managing Director Jill Dillingham, this cutting-edge musical redefined the boundaries of musical theater by presenting the audience with a deep, dark and mesmerizing journey into Victorian London. This critically acclaimed musical won eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Musical Score, Best Book and offers the most challenging music written for musical theater. Tickets are $20 and available at the theater, 1955 Island W alkway at, or call 277-3455. Due to intense subject matter, Sweeney Todd is not recommended for young children. The State Ballet Theatre of Russias production of Swan Lake plays Jacksonvilles Times-Union Centers Moran Theater for one performance only on Jan. 9 at8 p.m. Set to the music of Tchaikovsky and based on Russian folklore and German legend, the ballet follows a young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell. Tickets start at $42.50 (and at $21 for children 12 and under). Visit www, call (904 FSCJ Artist Series Box Of fice, open 10 a.m.-5 p.m., MondayFriday Discounts are available for 10 or more at (904 442-2947 or groupsales@ C C o o n n c c e e r r t t u u p p d d a a t t e e s s Due to illness, Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist Diana Krall must postpone her fall concert tour. The original Dec. 9 Jacksonville date has been rescheduled for April 13 at 8 p.m. in Jacoby Hall at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts. All tickets from the original date will be hono red on the new date. The event is a partnership of the Jacksonville Symphony and Florida Theatre. The concert will be performed without orchestra. For tickets contact the Florida Theatre at (904TS (2787 com, or the Jacksonville Symphony at (904 The Jacksonville Symphony announces that due to extenuating circumstances beyond its control it is unable to p resent The Kings Singers on Dec.16, scheduled for Jacoby Hall at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts. For information call (904 O O r r g g a a n n r r e e c c i i t t a a l l The new 5 Manual Allen Renaissance Organ at First Presbyterian Church, 118 East Monroe St. at the intersection of Ocean Street in downtown Jacksonville, will be form ally dedicated at 5 p.m. Oct. 26. The organ is equal to a 90 rank pipe organ. It has the capacity to play and accompany a diverse style of worship. One of the exciting features is the Millennial Trumpet, which can be played from both the front and back of the sanctuary. Six organists will participate in the event, including Rodney Cleveland of Lakewood Presbyterian Church; Thomas Drake, First Presbyterian Church organ curator; Dan Francabandiero of Riverside Park Methodist Church; Mary H olliday of First United Methodist Church; Andy McCrimmon of Deermeadows Baptist Church; and Dana Stroud ofF irst Presbyterian Church.The public is invited free of c harge. For information contact Music Minister Sonny S troud at 354-843, ext. 106 or email s B B l l u u e e g g r r a a s s s s j j a a m m Bluegrass jams are resuming at The Barn in Yulee, 850918 US 17, one block north of A1Aat the corner of Pages Dairy Road. The next jam date is Oct. 27 from 6:30-9 pm. Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served or b ring your own. For information call 477-7268. C C h h a a m m b b e e r r M M u u s s i i c c F F e e s s t t J oshua Bell, one of the greatest violinists on the world s tage today, will highlight a galaxy of international stars at the 14th season of the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival. The festivals opening performance Nov. 7 will feature violin virtuoso Rachel Barton Pine in a program of Bach and Paganini. The 14th season will resume in late January andr un through May with 15 more great performances, includi ng that of Joshua Bell on March 1. The winter and spring c oncerts also will feature such acclaimed artists as violinist Anne Akiko Meyers, the Eroica Trio and the Dover String Quartet. On the lighter side, the Kruger Brothers will perform a hoedown of folk and Americana music. For complete information about the performances, schedule and tickets, including group and other discounts, visit S S t t o o r r y y & & S S o o n n g g G rammy Award-winner Don Henry and Grammy-nomin ated songwriter Sally Barris will perform some of their No. 1 hits and swap stories about what inspires their songs at An Evening of Story & Song, presented by First Coast Community Bank. The concert is Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Burns Hall, St. Peters Episcopal Parish, located at Ninth and Atlantic in Fernandina Beach; doors open at 6:45 p.m.A $20 donation (100 percent of which goes to the artists s uggested and appreciated. For information and reserva t ions, call 415-1388. F F r r e e e e c c o o n n c c e e r r t t Amelia Plantation Chapel, 36 Bowman Road, will present the H. Alvin Green Memorial Alumni Choir in a free concert on Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. with their renditions of patriotic hymns, spirituals and Christian anthems. The concert is free but a collection will be taken for the choir s scholarship fund. C C h h r r i i s s t t m m a a s s c c o o n n c c e e r r t t T he Island Chamber Singers will usher in the holiday season with Rutters Magnificat and Christmas carols in their performance of All About Christmas on Nov. 21 and 23 at the Amelia Plantation Chapel, 36 Bowman Road, on Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 23 at 3 p.m. An opening night reception will be held in the Fellowship Hall immediately following Friday s performance. T ickets are $15 for adults in advance, at www .island; from a member of the choir; at the Amelia Island Welcome Center, 102 Centre St., (800263542; at the AIFBYChamber of Commerce, 961687 Gateway Blvd., Suite 101G (at A1Aand Amelia Island Parkway), 261-3248; and at Harrisons Mercantile at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Spa and Shops, 432-2218. Tickets are $20 at the door and always free for all students. For information call 225-0575 on weekdays. C C o o u u n n t t r r y y m m u u s s i i c c Ticket sales have begun for the Wainwright Benefit Country Music Concert, starring Dierks Bentley and Thomas Rhett as well as three other acts on Dec. 13. All seats are $45 and include parking. The concert will benefit the Humane Society and at least one other charity in Camden County, Ga. For information call (912912 729-31 13. C C o o m m m m u u n n i i t t y y b b a a n n d d The Nassau Community Band is an ensemble of amateur musicians, retired and current music educators, even folks that have not played since high school or college. It welcomes all interested persons to join them for rehearsals at 6 p.m. Thursdays at the Y ulee Middle School band room, 85439 Miner Road. Email info@nassaucommunity, call band President Chuck Belinski at 277-1257 or search Nassau Community Band on Facebook. V V i i n n y y l l R R e e c c o o r r d d N N i i g g h h t t The Green Turtle, 14 S. Third St., presents Vinyl Record Night every Tuesday from 7-11 p.m. Listen to LPs played on high-end turntables, talk about the medium and purchase albums. Disc jockeys JG W orld and Jim play an eclectic mix. Call 321-2324. I I n n s s t t a a n n t t G G r r o o o o v v e e The Instant Groove, featuring Lawrence Holmes, Johnny Robinson, Scott Giddons and Sam Hamilton, plays each Thursday night at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. Dress is casual. For information call Holmes at 556-6772. M M u u s s i i c c c c r r u u i i s s e e s s Amelia River CruisesAdult BYO Twilight Tours are held Friday and Saturday Tickets are $29 per person at 1 North Front St., Fernandina Beach, or call 261-9972 or book online at M USIC NOTES Fill in the squares so that ea ch r o w column and 3-by-3 box c ont ain the numbers 1 through 9. Solution will appear in the W edne sda y B-section. Wednesday, October 22 Solution O UTAND A BOUT A re you looking for a short-term volunteer experie nce for bringing excitement to children? ARIAS (Amelia Residents In Action for the Symphony) sponsors a program in J anuary and February called the Instrument Zoo, when its v olunteers visit all of the fourth grades in NassauC ounty, taking 40 orchestral instruments into the classr ooms. The goal of the program is to acquaint the students with the instruments by allowing each student to hold them, a nd produce sounds from each instrument. M any volunteers are needed for this hands-on program. T he group welcomes both men and women and currently has 13 couples that are actively involved among its 60 volunteers. N o musical expertise is necessary an all-you-need-t o-know workshop is held in early January. Volunteers go into the s chools each Tuesday, W ednesday and Thursday m orning during January and February for two hours plus carpool travel time. Each volunteer is encouraged to give us six mornings over the two months, but any amount of volunteer time is g ratefully accepted. C onsider joining in this e xperience that has a lifelong effect on the future interests of these nine-year olds, and that leaves both the children and the volunteers smiling. One enthusiastic student said, It was the best day ofm y life. F or information and e ncouragement contact Barbara Zacheis at 321-5634 or Susan Kosciulek at 5480227. Instrument Zoo needs volunteers F or the N e w s-Leader D aryl Hance will bring his P ower Trio to Fernandina B each on Oct. 31 for another performance at Dog Star T aver n 10 N. Second St. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show begins at 9 p.m. Admission is fr ee. Hance continues touring i n support of his latest r elease, Land Of Trembling E ar t h. On his new album, a follow-up to his 2011 debut recording Hallowed Ground, the Jacksonville singer/gui tarist has upgraded his delive ry to new and improved s tout and shout, let it all hang out sing-alongs laid out to a backdrop of his ever hard-hitting funky, bluesy, rock andr oll music. The result is a batch of songs that are as infectious and gr ooving as they ar e belted out with a renewed confidence more akin with his sultry guitar skills. Musically, Land Of Trembling Earth picks up wher e the first album left of f, but is more of a quantum leap in personal music evolution. Dar yl Hances music is appropriately swampy, a brackish blend of Luther Dickinson grit, Fogerty brothers choogle and Dex Romweber twang. The sweltering jams ar e thick with humidity and, as we all know, it s not r eally about the heat, but the humidity , said a Fr review. To hear Land Of Trembling Earth visit ylhance/sets/land-of-trembling-ear th/s-4v0OV V iew the video at www qexwRzwghcg. Visit www Call the Dog Star Tavern at 277-8010. Hance in concert at Dog Star


CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK R ELIGION 3B F R IDAY O C TOBER 24, 2014/News-Leader Sunday School..................................9:30 am Sunday Worship..............................10:45 am Wednesday AWANA........................6:15 pm Wednesday Bible Study................6:30 pmPastor:Bud Long941017 Old Nassauville Road County Rd-107 SouthFernandina Beach, FL32034261-4741 CELEBRATION BAPTIST CHURCHI nnovative Style, Contemporary Music, C asual Atmosphere85520 Miner Rd. Yulee, FL 32097 Sunday Worship 9:00am and 10:30am Nursery ProvidedKidKredible Children Ministries Meeting @ 10:30am Sunday Youth Program Wed. @ 6:30pmConnecting with Christ... Connecting with People.FOR MORE INFO: (904Pastor Mike KwiatkowskiWorship this week at the place of your choice... Y BC D oug Sides, Senior Pastor Morning Services 8:15 and 11:00 am Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Evening 6:00 pm W ednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 pm Wednesday Children 6:30 pm W ednesday OverflowYouth 6:30 pm Nursery Provided For All ServicesYulee, FL32097www.Yuleebaptistchurch.comULEE85971 Harts Rd.Y BCAPTISTVisitors Always Welcome!904 HURCH In the Heart of Fernandina9N.6t hStreetDr.Wain WesberrySenior Pastor Dr.Doug GanyoAssociate PastorWorship 8:30 & 11 am Sunday School 9:50 amNursery Children Youth Adults 904-261-4293 www.stpeterparish.ort7:30AMService 8:15AMBreakfast 9:00AMService 10:15AMChristian Formation 11:00AMService 6:00PMBeach Service(second Sunday of each month6:00PMCeltic Service(fourth Sunday of each monthWelcomes You!Located at the corner of 8th &AtlanticSt. PetersEpiscopal Church BLACKROCKBAPTISTCHURCH96362 Blackrock Rd., Yulee261-6220 John Kasper,PASTORSunday Morning Worship Service -10:30 amSunday School 9:15 am Sunday Evening Worship Service 6:00 pm Wednesday Service 7:00 pm Nursery Provided Sunday Services 9:15 & 11:15 a.m. (904)277-4414www.ameliachapel.comAmelia Plantation / Omni Resort 36Bowman Road Pastor Ted SchroderYou are welcome here! FBC FernandinaBeachSundayLife Groups 9:00 am Worship 10:15 am Awana 5:30 pm 1600S.8th St. 904-261-3617 FBFirst.comMoving people from where they are to where God wants them to be. Meets 2nd & 4th Sunday at 10:00 a.m. at American Beach Community Center 1600Julia Street Call 904.415.0822 for more informationAll are invited & children are welcomed Unity.APositive Path for Spiritual Living Traditional Family Worship . . . .8 am & 11 am (weekly communion at 8 am Contemporary Worship. .9:30 am in Maxwell Hall Sunday School for alll Ages. . .9:30 am & 11 am Wednesday Dinner (Aug-Maypm WHERE FAITH EMBODIES HEART, MIND & SOUL ENew Vision Congregational Church,U U C C C CWorship Sundays at 10:00 am96074 Chester Road in YuleeNewVisionCongregationalChurch.org904-225-0539C C r r e e a a t t i i v v e e l l y y S S p p i i r r i i t t u u a a l l FIRS TMISSION AR Y B APTIS TC HUR C H 20 South Ninth Street 261-4907 Rev. Darien K. 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FRANK CAMAROTTI, PastorS S u u n n d d a a y y S S c c h h o o o o l l . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1 0 0 : : 0 0 0 0 a a m m W W o o r r s s h h i i p p S S e e r r v v i i c c e e . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1 1 1 : : 0 0 0 0 a a m m E E v v e e n n i i n n g g W W o o r r s s h h i i p p . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 5 : : 0 0 0 0 p p m m W W e e d d n n e e s s d d a a y y N N i i g g h h t t S S u u p p p p e e r r . . . . . . . 6 6 : : 0 0 0 0 p p m m E E n n c c o o u u n n t t e e r r Y Y o o u u t t h h G G r r o o u u p p . . 6 6 : : 3 3 0 0 p p m m 8 8 : : 0 0 0 0 p p m m C C h h i i l l d d r r e e n n i i n n A A c c t t i i o o n n . . . . . . . . . . . 7 7 : : 0 0 0 0 p p m m W W e e d d n n e e s s d d a a y y P P r r a a y y e e r r S S e e r r v v i i c c e e . . . . . . 7 7 : : 0 0 0 0 p p m m7 7 3 3 6 6 B B o o n n n n i i e e v v i i e e w w R R o o a a d d 9 9 0 0 4 4 2 2 6 6 1 1 4 4 6 6 1 1 5 5 N N u u r r s s e e r r y y p p r r o o v v i i d d e e d dW W o o r r s s h h i i p p I I n n J J o o y y . c c o o m mF F i i n n d d u u s s o o n n F F a a c c e e b b o o o o k k : : F F i i v v e e P P o o i i n n t t s s B B a a p p t t i i s s t t E E n n c c o o u u n n t t e e r r Y Y o o u u t t h h YULEE UNITED METHODIST CHURCHPlease join us forSUNDAYSERVICES:Adult Sunday School 9:30AM Worship 11 AM Childrens Church 11:00 AMA1A&Christian Way, Yulee225-5381 Pastor Charlie Sward Sunday School . . . . . . .10am Sunday Morning Service . . .11am Sunday Evening Service . . . .6pm Wednesday Bible Study & Prayer..7pmPastor Adolfo Del Rio 820 S. 14th Street, F.B.BBCFB.COM (904Independent; Fundamental; Traditional HymnsBible Baptist Church A A d d v v e e r r t t i i s s e e Y Y o o u u r r C C h h u u r r c c h h H H e e r r e e !T T o o a a d d v v e e r r t t i i s s e e i i n n t t h h e e C C h h u u r r c c h h D D i i r r e e c c t t o o r r y y ; ; C C a a l l l l t t h h e eN Ne e w w s s -L Le e a a d d e e r r a a t t2 2 6 6 1 1 3 3 6 6 9 9 6 6 Sunday Services 9:15 & 11:15 a.m.Pastor Ted Schroder Amelia Plantation Chapel36 Bowman Road Amelia Baptist ChurchPastor: Dr. H. Neil Helton Sunday Worship Service 10:30am Bible Study 9am Nursery provided for all services Small group studies-Adults 6pm Wednesday Prayer Service 6:30pm Preschool and Children Activities961167 BUCCANEERTRAILCorner of Buccaneer Tr. & Gerbing Road, Fernandina BchFor More Information Call: 261-9527Where heart & mind meet Christ in love & service Tests, teachers and moments of silence F or Bob, the silence was painful. With everyones heads hovering o ver their desk, Bob had slouched back in his chair and put down his p encil. He was stuck. Realizing the importance of the test, a sick feeling came over him as he pondered the list of questions. None of them made sense. I f that werent enough, his teachers unwillingness to speak w ith any of the students during the test made matters even worse. For t he teacher, her silence was essential. She wanted to see where each student truly was. Thankfully, once Bob pushed through the sick feeling in his gut, a nd had broken the rule of no prayer in school, he leaned forward a nd gave it his best shot. In the end, though just barely, he ended up p assing the test. What happened t o Bob is more common than most r ealize. Im talking about how teachers go silent during tests. Interestingly, Ive found the same t hing true of God. In my life, though I ve always known that God is with m e, there have absolutely been times when Hes gone silent. Like with Bobs teacher, Im sure that G ods reasons are much the same. The good news is He never leaves u s during the test, He just wants to see if weve been paying attention to a ll the things Hes been trying to teach us. A t this point heres what Ive learned. If Im going through a t ough spot and for some reason God seems silent, my job, like Bobs in the story, is to lean forward, trust God, and based on what Ive already learned, offer the best possible r esponse to the problem that I can. Rather than letting the fear of the u nknown paralyze me, I remind myself that God is good and that He h as promised to never leave me or forsake me. Those simple truths, coupled with the promise that all things are working together for my good, helps me to focus on the right s tuff and to press forward. Once I do that, typically its not long before t he test is over. I find it encouraging that Jesus H imself went through the same kind of testing and overcame on our b ehalf. For Him, not having His Father answer when He cried out d uring His hardest test must have been the most painful part of it all. Beaten, mocked and hanging on His cross, His painful words no doubt ripped at the heart of God His F ather as well. My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? In that m oment, when all of our sins blocked Him from seeing and heari ng His Fathers voice, the only thing that Jesus had was His trust in the promises He had already received. For you will not leave my soul in hell; neither will you suffer your H oly One to see corruption. You will show me the path of life: in your p resence is fullness of Joy; at your right hand there are pleasures for e vermore. (Psalms 16:10-11 For us, like Jesus, Im convinced t hat all our tests center on the same basic question. Though God may s eem silent and far away, do we trust that His promises are more real than the problems we face? If so, we too will pass the test and come out rejoicing on the other side. Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon y ou to test you, as though something strange were happening to y ou. But rejoice insofar as you share Christs sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when His glory is revealed. (1Peter 4:1213) R obert L. Goyette is pastor of Living Waters World Outreach C enter. RELIGION NOTES T T r r u u n n k k o o r r T T r r e e a a t t Yulee United Methodist Church at 86003 Christian Way will host its annual Trunk or Treat from 6:308 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31. There will be hot dogs, drinks, and candy free to all. Phone 225-5381. P P a a s s t t o o r r s s a a p p p p r r e e c c i i a a t t i i o o n n T he officers and members of Historic M acedonia A.M.E. Chur ch invite you to join t hem in an appreciation program honoring their pastor, the Rev. Anthony C. Daniels, on Oct. 26 at 4 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev Jeanette Richo, pastor of the Greater Fernandina Beach Church of God. Come and shar e in this inspirational celebration. Macedonia A.M.E. Church is located inF ernandina Beach at the corner of Beech and N inth str eets. S S t t u u d d y y f f o o r r t t e e e e n n s s If you are of college age, interested in studying the Bible and Christian fellowship, and free Sunday nights, Amelia Baptist Church has something for you. If you ar e inter ested, con tact Associate Pastor Adam Page for dir ections t o the study group. Call 261-9527 and ask for A dam and the Bible Study for College Age G r o up that meets at 7 p.m. F F r r e e e e c c l l o o t t h h e e s s Emmanuel For His Glory Community Outreach Ministries will continue its ministry of giving in the Hickor y V illage subdivision, 86292 Sand Hickory Trail, on Oct. 25 from 10 a .m.-2 p.m. with free men, women and child r en s clothing. For infor mation contact Lois C ook at 624-3501. B B r r e e a a s s t t c c a a n n c c e e r r a a w w a a r r e e n n e e s s s s First Baptist Church of Yulee presents Symbols of Hope at 2 p.m. Oct. 25 in the FBC Fellowship Hall. Hope to find a cur e for br east cancer. For information contact Sis. Vanessia Henry at (904 C C o o l l l l e e g g e e w w o o r r k k s s h h o o p p Impact Your World Church Inc. of Yulee will present a Youth College and Scholarship Workshop from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday, Oct. 25. The fr ee workshop will convene inside the educational annex of ONeal Memorial Baptist Church, 474257 East SR 200 in Fernandina Beach. This interactive, hands-on workshop will allow students, grades eight thr ough 12, and their parents to gain practical experience searching the web to strategically target and identify potential educational funding sources and to become familiar with college entrance requirements at public and private institutions of all sizes across the nation. Attendees aree ncouraged to bring your Internet-capable e lectronic devices (laptops, tablets, notebooks, n otepads, etc.). A few computer stations will a lso be available. Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 261-9072. T T r r i i n n i i t t y y a a n n n n i i v v e e r r s s a a r r y y Trinity United Methodist Church invites the community to join them to celebrate the 192nd church anniversary at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2 6. This will be their first anniversary celebrat ion under the direction of their new pastor, the R ev. Georgia Gaston, so come out and meet the new pastor and celebrate192 years of fellowship and love at Trinity. T T u u e e s s d d a a y y w w o o r r s s h h i i p p Salvation Army Hope House holds a worship ser vice each Tuesday at noon. Did you k now that Jesus prays for you? Join them Oct. 2 8 to hear Jesus famous prayer found in the G ospel of John. Come to 410 S. Ninth St. or call 321-0435. Y Y u u l l e e e e c c o o n n c c e e r r t t Yulee Baptist Church presents The Nelons in concert on Nov. 2 at 8:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. This is a free concert offered during thec hurch worship service times. G G a a r r a a g g e e S S a a l l e e The Gail Shave Cir c le of United Methodist Women at Memorial United Methodist Church will have their annual Garage Sale from 8 a.m.2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 4418 Titleist Drive. Proceeds are used to support charitable missions. Please stop by. H H o o m m e e c c o o m m i i n n g g N or t h 14th Str eet Baptist Chur ch, 519 North 14th St., will mark its 70th Homecoming Celebration on Nov 9 at 10:45 a.m. Guest pas tor will be the Rev Bill Cr e ws of Fer n andina Beach. Angie McClellan of Yulee Baptist Chur ch will bless the event with music. Food and fellowship will follow the worship celebrat ion. For information call 261-0422 or 310-9636. A ll ar e welcome. F F r r e e e e c c o o n n c c e e r r t t Amelia Plantation Chapel, 36 Bowman Road, will present the H. Alvin Green Memorial Alumni Choir in a fr ee concert on Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. with their renditions of patriotic hymns, spirituals and Christian anthems. The concert is free but a collection will be t aken for the choir s scholarship fund. PULPIT N OTES P astor Rob Goyette Amelia Baptist announces 18th annual Evening in December An Evening in December w ill be presented Friday, S aturday and Sunday, Dec. 121 4, at 7 p.m. at Amelia Baptist C hur ch in Fernandina Beach. T he community is invited to enjoy this annual celebration of the Christmas Stor y which is presented each year in a unique blend of choral music and drama. Pam Helton, minister of m usic, has assembled a comm unity choir of appr oximately 1 00 singers from this region including numerous area chur c hes. Accompanying the choir this year will be 12 instr u mentalists from the Jacksonville Symphony, the Douglas Anderson School of the Arts,t he University of North Florida a nd the Northeast Florida r egion. The theme of this years pr e sentation is The Light of Christmas. The pr ogram i ncludes music and an original drama prepared by the Amelia B aptist Drama Team. The musical selections are diverse, r anging from new arrangements of traditional carols by Craig Courtney to Michael W. Smith and Amy Grants more contemporary treatments of t he Good News of Christs b ir th. T he program will also include medleys of traditional car o ls and songs that the audi ence will enjoy singing. This is the 18th presentation of An Evening in December at Amelia Baptist Church.E ach year the local church o f fers an evening of music and d rama as its gift to the community. Musicians from around t he area join in this annual celebration of Christmas. This y ear the program is being expanded to three nights. No admission is charged. People are encouraged to arrive early for best seating. C hildcare through age four is a vailable with r eser vations. For i nformation call 261-9527. Amelia Baptist Church is located at 961167 BuccaneerT rail wher e it intersects with South Fletcher Avenue and First Coast Highway. For more information, cont act Pam Helton at 261-9527 or A llen Lennon at 261-8799. Class on relating to suffering Beginning Sunday, Oct. 26 at 10:30 a.m., Amelia Plantation Chapel will offer a class on how to r elate to t hose who are suffering. P astor Ted Schroder and C hapel Nurse Dana McCoy R.N., will lead a class using Dont Sing Songs to a Heavy Heart by Kenneth C. Haugk, the founder of Stephen Ministries. The book is available to pur c hase in the chapel office. T his r esource has proven to b e most helpful to those who ar e dealing with family and friends who are struggling with sickness and loss. The schedule is as follows: Oct. 26: A Biblical Understanding of Suffering Nov. 2: Resources Available to the Sufferer Nov. 9: Dealing with your Feelings and PersonalE xperience Nov. 16: Crying and F eeling A w ful Nov 23: T r ying to Fix Things Nov. 30: Conversation and Listening Dec. 14: Saying the W rong Thing Dec. 21: Denial and B eing Real T he class will meet each Sunday in the chapel meet ing room at 10:30 a.m. and is open to the public. Amelia Plantation Chapel is located at 36 Bowman Road, Amelia Island. Call 277-4414, visit www.amelia and Chapel. Each year the church offers an evening of music and drama as its gift to the community.


4B F RIDAY O CTOBER 24, 2014 LEISURE News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK A RT WORKS A nyone interested is welc ome to go for dinner follow i ng the walk. RSVP to Jane Bailey at 261-9884 or dnjbai H H a a l l l l o o w w e e e e n n p p a a r r t t y y The W omans Club of Fernandina Beach will host i ts annual Halloween L unch/Card/Game Party on O ct. 30 at the clubhouse, 201 Jean Lafitte Blvd. Any game can be played: cards, mahjongg, chess, scrabble, checkers, dominos you get the idea! Lunch will be ser ved at noon. Cost is $15. Costumes welcomed. Contact Joanne Helenbr ook at 277-8244 or The Womans Club of Fernandina Beach is a 501(c ofit or ganiza tion consisting of volunteers and whose main goal is to support many projects within the community with an emphasis on local schools. S S h h e e f f f f i i e e l l d d s s p p a a r r t t y y Celebrate Halloween at the four th annual costume par ty and contest at Sheffields at The Palace on Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. Vie for $1,000 in cash prizes. Categories include Sexiest Female, Scariest and Most Original. Call 491-3332. T T r r u u n n k k o o r r T T r r e e a a t t First Baptist Church of F ernandina Beach presents Trunk or Treat on Oct. 31 fr o m 6:30-8 p.m. in the park ing lot at 1600 S. Eighth St. This year, enjoy free bounce houses, face painting, popcorn and snow cones in an evening of fun for the whole family. Trunk or Treat means you will find cars and trucks decorated and featuring candy and games. Visit for details. F F a a l l l l F F e e s s t t i i v v a a l l Y ulee Baptist Chur ch will host their annual Fall Festival on Oct. 31, fr om 6-9 p.m. This event is free to all. Donations will be accepted for the Yulee Baptist Food Pantry. This is a safe, fun envir onment for the entire family. There will be a bouncy house, games, free candy and food, costume con test and more. W W a a l l k k i i n n g g D D e e a a d d b b a a s s h h The Rendezvous Festival presents the Walking Dead Halloween Bash 2014 on Oct. 31 at the Courtyard Pub & Eatery, 316 Centre St. Admission is fr ee. There will be a cash bar. For details visit www .r H H a a m m m m e e r r w w e e e e n n p p a a r r t t y y Join Hammerhead for a H alloween party Oct. 31 at 10:30 p.m. Hammerween will featur e a DJ spinning all your favorite music and a costume contest with a $300 prize for best costume. Call 491-3332. E E m m e e r r a a l l d d G G o o a a t t Join the Emerald Goat, located in the Lofton Plaza next to W inn Dixie in Y ulee, on Oct. 31 at 9 p.m. for a night of tricks and treats at its first Halloween party and costume contest, with a $300 prize for best costume. Call 491-3332. OUT OF TOWN H H a a u u n n t t e e d d H H i i s s t t o o r r y y Some of St. Marys most chilling and historical figur es will be out tonight as the St. Marys Downtown Merchants Association and St. Marys Little Theatr e pr esent the sixth Annual Haunted History Tour. T ickets ar e $10 (cash or check). Call (912) 882-7350. Pr oceeds will promote business in downtown St. Marys. Visit S S c c a a r r y y p p l l a a c c e e s s Are you interested in things that go bump in the night? If the answer is yes, be sur e to attend the next Whistle Talk presented by the Beaches Museum andH istory Park, 381 Beach B lvd., Jacksonville Beach., O ct. 30 fr o m 5:30-7 p.m. Jamie Pearce, who has appeared on The Most Terrifying Places in America, will discuss her books and the research by her team, Historic Haunts Investigations. Audience par t icipation is invited. Admiss ion is fr ee for members and $5 for non-members. Call (904 F F a a l l l l c c a a r r n n i i v v a a l l New Life Christian Fellowship, 2701 Hodges Blvd., Jacksonville, will host a Fall Car nival on Oct. 31 fr om 6-9 p.m. This is a safe, funfilled, family friendly Halloween alternative that will be packed with games, bouncy houses, food, lots of candy, a costume contest and mor e candy Admission is free. Receive a free hot dog and drink, while quantities last. Visit S S h h r r i i m m p p F F e e s s t t i i v v a a l l l l o o g g o o S ubmissions are now being accepted for the official 2015 Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival T-shirt and merchandise d esign. The winning design will be used on official apparel, marketing and advertising pieces, plus other items as needed. Designs for the past 13 years and a history of the eight flags are available at The selected design must be an original conceived and executed by the submitting artist. It will become the exclusive p roperty of the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival, Inc. Artist signature may inconspicuously appear, subject to Selection C ommittee approval of placement. Download your request for proposal and the details from Deadline is Nov. 15. W W a a t t e e r r c c o o l l o o r r c c l l a a s s s s e e s s Have fun learning to paint in watercolors, all levels, with William Maurer on Fridays from 1:304 p.m. in Room 201 at S t. Peters Church, 801 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach. Call Bill for more information at 261-8276 or email w.maurer @ F F i i b b e e r r a a r r t t s s h h o o w w Several local members of the North Florida group, the Fiber ArtistsNetwork, or FAN, were juried into the Members Exhibit of contemporary fiber art, on view through Oct. 29 at the Florida State College at Jacksonville, North Campus Art G allery. From Fernandina Beach, artists Diane Hamburg, Lynette Holmes and Jayne Gaskins were chosen to exhibit. T he show includes both twoand three-dimensional works of cloth, paper, plastic and plant materials. In addition to wall hangings and framed pieces are art-to-wear, jewelry and baskets in a wide range of techniques, from shibori dyeing to thread painting and nuno felting. A podcast tour is at G allery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The FSCJ North Campus is at 4501 Capper Road. The gallery is in room C-122 of Building C. Contact North Campus Student Life and Leadership Development at 766-6785. For information on FAN see C C h h i i l l d d r r e e n n s s a a r r t t T he Island Art Association, 18 N. Second St., Fernandina B each, will host Childrens Art on Oct. 25. Session I for ages 6-9 is from 10-11 a.m.; Session II for ages 6-9 is 11:15 a.m.12:15 p.m.; Session III for ages 10-13 is 1-2:15 p.m. You must register for each session individually at the gallery sales desk or call 261-7020. These classes are limited in size, all materials furnished and free. P P a a i i n n t t i i n n g g w w o o r r k k s s h h o o p p T he Island Art Association, 18 N. 2nd Street, Fernandina B each, will host a Larry Moore Plein A ir W orkshop, Oct. 30Nov 1 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day This three-day workshop will focus on taking small references, small studies or photos and turning them into larger works. Depending on the weather the class will either work outside in the morning in downtown Fernandina Beach, to create plein air studies, or if the weather is not conducive,w ork in the Island Art Association Art Education Center S tudio, from existing references and paintings. The instruct ion will study just what makes a painting work, how to create a stronger composition, being a more thoughtful artist and techniques and tips for the studio painter. This prominent painter illustrator has been teaching for over 30 years. His work is in many museums and collectors homes. He has published several books and many articles on his techniques. V isit C ost for the class is $350. A$100 deposit is required to h old a space. To sign up for the class contact larry@larrym, phone (407 2440 Roxbury Road, W i nter Park, FL 3 2789. E E l l i i o o C C a a m m a a c c h h o o The Island Art Association will host an Elio Camacho Workshop Nov. 16-17 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the IAAArt Education Center, 18 N. Second St., Fernandina Beach. This nationally known artist has been teaching for many y ears and his work is in many museums and collectors h omes. V i sit www to learn more. My mis sion is to provide students with the foundation necessary to be creative, says Camacho. My goal is to assist students in capturing the particular mood of the moment and to express themselves in a bold and colorful way . The workshops are hands-on, with an emphasis on easelside critiques. Based on the students level and goals, I develop a program for improving each individual s ability as a p ainter, he says. Techniques to be covered are: Stroke angle a nd how it affects depth in thick loose strokes; brush speed; color temperature; harmony; and formulas and learn to see. Fee is $175. Sign up at or by mail at: Elio Camacho, P.O. Box 21156, Piedmont, CA94620. For questions contact C C r r a a f f t t s s h h o o w w e e n n t t r r i i e e s s The 2014 Christmas Arts & Crafts Show sponsored by the Greater Nassau County Chamber of Commerce will be held on Dec. 6 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Thompson Mall parking lot on US 1 in Callahan. Booth spaces are $35. Deadline is Nov. 14. For information and application forms contact the chamber at 879-1441 or by mail at Greater Nassau County Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 98, Callahan, FL32011. gr ease pencil or marker to outline your design and wipe away any mistakes. Look online for ideas and stencils. Many templates ar e fr ee of charge and easy to transfer onto a pumpkin. 3. Cr eative car ving tools. When you are ready to carve, tr y a mix of tools. A knife is gr eat for big cuts, but detail work requires finesse. Try push pins, paperclips, tweezers or even knitting needles for pr ecision. 4. Getting to the guts. Here is the fun part scooping out the pulp! But wher e to hide the access hole? Many car vers cut a lid but the hole can be placed anywher e, top or bottom. Think about display and whether you will use a light. Just be sur e to keep the hole out of sight. Making a pie or collecting seeds? Remember to first have your bowls or containers ready. 5. Light your pumpkin. Candles are traditional, but holiday lights add a colorful twist. Mix the size of the bulbs or have them blink. Just be sur e the plug stays dr y. 6. Is that pumpkin pie I smell? Sprinkle spices on the inside of your pumpkin to fill the air with the scents of the season, cinnamon, allspice or cardamom. 7. Make your pumpkin last longer. After carving, soaking the pumpkin in a mild solu tion of bleach and water will help slow the growth of mold and keep your pumpkin hydrated. Reser ve a weekend pack age at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and see Jack OLanterns on display Oct. 31. Call 277-1100 or visit TIPS Continued from 1B F ALL Continued fr om 1B head spinning. E lectrifying Peter Travers, Rolling S tone Dan Klores Crazy Love t ells the astonishing story of the obsessive roller-coaster relationship of Burt and Linda Pugach, which shocked the nation during the summer of 1959. Burt, a 32-year-old married attorney, and Linda, a b eautiful, single 20-year-old girl living in the Bronx, had aw hirlwind romance, which culminated in a violent and psychologically complex set of actions that landed the pairs saga on the cover of e ndless newspapers and magazines. With the cooperation o f the principles, Klores examines the human psyche a nd the concepts of love, obsession, insanity, hope and forgiveness. Crazy Love earned the Best Documentary award at the 2007 Santa Barbara Film Festival. Screening: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31; 1:30 p.m. S unday, Nov. 2 Life Itself 2014, 120 minutes A thrilling tale with unforgettable characters. Eberts life contained as much melodrama, tragedy and uplift as any weepie movie he reviewed. Any biographical documentary demands onscreen star quality, and this o ne has a hero and a heroine w or th rooting for. Richard C orliss, T ime Acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dr e ams) and executive producers Martin Scorsese (The Departed) and Steven Zaillian (Moneyballesent Life I tself, a documentary film t hat r ecounts the inspiring a nd entertaining life of worldrenowned film critic and social commentator Roger Eber t a stor y that is by turns personal, funny, painful and transcendent. Based on his bestselling memoir of thes ame name, Life Itself e xplor es the legacy of E berts life, from his Pulitzer Prize-winning film criticism at the Chicago Sun-T i mes to becoming one of the most influential cultural voices in America. Screening: 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1; 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2 Muscle Shoals 2013, 111 minutes Hugely entertaining a soulful musical feast. Its mandatory viewing for fans oft he classic rock, soul and R &B of the s and s. W alter Addiego, S an F rancisco Chronicle Located alongside the T e nnessee River, Muscle Shoals, Ala., is the unlikely breeding ground for some of America s most creative and d efiant music. Under the spiri tual influence of the Singing R iver, as Native Americans c alled it, the music of Muscle Shoals has helped create some of the most impor t ant and resonant songs of all time. At its heart is Rick Hall who founded F AME Studios. O ver coming cr ushing povert y and staggering tragedies, H all brought black and white together in Alabamas cauldron of racial hostility to create music for the generations. He is responsible for creating the Muscle Shoals sound and The Swampers, the houseb and at F AME that eventually l eft to start their own successf ul studio known as Muscle Shoals Sound. Gregg Allman, Bono, Clarence Carter, Mick Jagger, Etta James, Alicia Keys, Keith Richards, Percy Sledge and others bear witness to Muscle Shoals magn etism, mystery and why it remains influential today. S creening: 11 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 Smash His Camera 2 010, 87 minutes Ridiculously entertaining .. a deceptively complex look at the fluid nature of celebrity, glamour privacy and ar Bilge Ebiri, New York Magazine Jacqueline Kennedy O nassis sued him, Marlon B rando broke his jaw and S teve McQueen gave him a l ook that would have killed, if looks could kill. T o the celebrities he pursued, photographer Ron Galella was the beast who thr eatened beauty As it t ur ned out, he gave them a s trange and lasting beauty t hey might never have known without him. Inherent in the story of this notorious paparazzo are the complex issues of the right to privacy, freedom of the press and the ever -gr owing vor tex of c elebrity worship. He s neaked around and invaded a nd bribed and held up his camera and shot till he dropped (or someone dropped him). His was the artistry of the sniper. Yet Galella found something essential in his r eal-life subjects, and he gave it permanence. Director Leon G ast (When We Were Kings) won the Documentary Directing Award at the2 010 Sundance Film Festival. S creening: 4 p.m. S aturday, Nov. 1; 11:30 a.m. S unday, Nov. 2 Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger 2014, 107 minutes Berlinger is a stone-cold m aster at chronicling this k ind of legal reckoning. This t ough-minded true crime doc vibrates with the same municipal unease as Chinatown. Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out NY Fr om Academy A war dn ominated dir ector Joe B erlinger (Paradise Lost t rilogy), Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger is a sweeping and revelatory documentary film that follows the trial of the infamous gangster James Whitey Bulger using the c our troom action as a springb oard to examine accusations o f multi-faceted cor r uption within our nations law enforcement and legal systems. Screening: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1; 6:30 p.m. PHOTO COURTESY OF MAGNOLIA PICTURES Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger will be among the documentaries shown as part of DOCtoberfest, Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at Fernandina Little Theatre, 1 014 Beech St. Individual screening and festival passes are available in advance at The UPS Store next to Publix on Amelia Island. FESTIVAL Continued from 1B ARTS MARKET Oct. 25 at the Fernandina Beach Arts Market will have ar tworks as well as a Cut-AThon to benefit Cedar Haven s Transitional Home for Women. At Red Wolf Custom Crafts, see custom built furnitur e made in Blackshear Ga., by Ben Smith, III. Ben has worked in residential and commer cial constr uc tion from the time he was 18, building cabinets and some clumsy, commercial grade furniture until 1980. That year he felt a spiritual change and began creating original pieces with solid designs. Now in his mid 60s, he simply wants to be of service to his fellow man and gave up on becoming rich when he realized how rich he already was. Ben will also have fat lighter pine kindling in small packages wrapped with r ed ribbon for folks with fir e places or who just like the smell. Also there is a new line of sculptures made of river bottom wood and deer antlers. Another woodcrafter is Kangee Graham of Wooden Water. As a landscape designer she finds interesting burls and pieces of wood, from dying or downed tr ees and makes unique bowls. Turned and taught by her father, each piece is made on an antique lathe and tur ned into an exquisite piece of art. (No trees are harmed in the making of these bowls.) This ar tist has also added a collection of tabletop candleholders she designs from oyster shells collected from the beaches of Amelia Island. All of her pieces ar e signed and custom orders are welcomed. Meet these and about 30 other artists at the arts market located adjacent to the farmers market on North Seventh Street between Alachua and Centre str eets. CorMier Hair Studio is sponsoring a Cut-A-Thon, wher e you can get a pr ofessional hair cut for a donation of $10. Cedar Haven helps women facing homelessness to transition into self-sufficient living. The market is open 9 a.m.-1 p.m., rain or shine. Wild Amelia has announced that the limited edition 2015 Nature Photography calendars are now available at several locations on and of f island. These calendars, containing gor geous images fr om the sixth annual W ild Amelia Nature Photo Contest, may be obtained at First Federal Savings Bank of Florida, 1500 Sadler Road and Chester Road and A1A in Yulee; the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center office in Fernandina Beach; Kayak Amelia, four miles south of the island on A1A; Y .B. Gr een on Second Str eet in downtown Fernandina; and at Wild Amelia events. The calendars may also be purchased online at The calendars make wonderful gifts, are easy to ship and are the only calendars that highlight the wildlife and wild places of Amelia Island. The 2015 W ild Amelia Natur e Photography Contest will be under way early this winter; additionally, Wild Amelia is planning the inaugural Wild Amelia Nature Photography Festival from March 6-8. Classes and workshops will be held at the American Beach Community Center and the Peck Center in Fer nandina Beach. For details, go to and the Wild Amelia page on Facebook. Wild Amelia announces 2015 calendars


CLASS NOTES CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK A ROUND S CHOOL 5B F R IDAY O C TOBER 24, 2014/News-Leader C C o o n n s s e e r r v v a a t t i i o o n n f f o o r r k k i i d d s s E ducating the next generation of conservationists is a crucial part of White Oaks mission to provide conservation options for species that need them most. As part of its new education program, W hite Oak is connecting with local schools in order to engage more young people in lifelong behaviors that are both conservative and sustainable, benefiting wildlife and humans. Would you like to engage your students with White O ak? Contact them at to learn how you can become a White Oak education partner. A A v v i i a a t t i i o o n n s s c c h h o o l l a a r r s s h h i i p p s s Friends of Fernandina A viation is awarding $2,000 scholarships to Nassau County public high school seniors who wish to pursue a course of study or vocation in a n aviation-related field. I nformation and applications m ay be obtained on the FOFA website,, or at a ll Nassau County high school guidance offices. For further information, contact Jim McCannell at 261-5831. Applications must be submit-t ed to high school guidance office by end of the school day o n April 3, 2015. C C o o l l l l e e g g e e w w o o r r k k s s h h o o p p Impact Your World Church Inc. of Yulee will present a outh College and Scholar ship W orkshop fr om 9 a.m. u ntil noon on Saturday, Oct. 2 5. The free workshop will c onvene inside the educational annex of ONeal Memorial Baptist Church, 474257 East SR 200 in Fernandina Beach. This interactive, hands-on workshop will allow students, grades eight thr ough 12, and t heir parents to gain practical e xperience sear ching the web t o strategically target and identify potential educational funding sources and to become familiar with college entrance requirements at public and private institutions of all sizes across the nation.A ttendees are encouraged to b ring your Inter net-capable e lectronic devices (laptops, tablets, notebooks, notepads, etc.). Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 261-9072. F F S S C C J J o o p p e e n n h h o o u u s s e e Florida State College at J acksonville is hosting a fr ee o pen house at the Betty P C ook Nassau Center in the Lewis Red Bean Technical Center on Oct. 27 from 6-8 p.m. Attendees will lear n about the Air Traffic Control, Cardiovascular Technology, Culinary, Emergency Medical T echnician and other prog rams. Nassau Center tours will be offered and light refreshments will be available. To learn more, call enrollment ser vices at 548-4432. The Betty P. Cook Nassau Center is located at 76346 William Burgess Blvd., Yulee. M M a a c c & & C C h h e e e e s s e e F F e e s s t t Fernandina Beach Christian Academy at First Baptist Church on Amelia Island will hold its first annual fr ee Mac and Cheese Festival on Nov 6 at 5 p.m. Tickets are free to parents of the school as a celebration of fellowship and the fall season. There will be an optional contest for the best Mac and Cheese entr y The winner will receive the first ever Golden NoodleA war d. Contact Principal Frank V acirca at 491-5664. F F a a l l l l b b a a r r b b e e c c u u e e The Fernandina Beach Middle School Family Fall BBQ will be held Nov 7 fr om 5-7 p.m. in the school cafeteria, cater ed by Callahan BBQ. Dinner includes: chicken, ribs, coleslaw, baked beans, roll and tea. Drive through ser vice available. The FBMS band, choir, drama and cheerleaders will provide entertainment. T ickets ar e available in advance at the school office, 491-7938. T ickets will not be sold at the door P P e e c c k k l l i i b b r r a a r r y y The Peck Center Librar y at South 11th and Elm streets is open to the public on Monday W ednesday and Friday from 3-5 p.m. Drop by and see all the books available for check-out and for sale for both children and adults. For information call 310-3355 and to leave messages call Mrs. Charles Albert at 261-4113. For the News-Leader More than 13,000 students made a decision to pay money out of their own pockets in order to help improve livi ng conditions of people across the United States and Canada this past summer. Next year, more than 200 students from across the nation will be in Nassau County the week of July 13-18 working on a variety of assignments that range from painting houses to putting on new roofs and siding on older homes in desp erate need of repair. The students will work on approximately 15-20 homes that are owned by senior citizens who are lower income and do not have the financial means to pay for these critical repairs that often result in unsafe and unhealthy living conditions. On average, participating students p ay $250 to take part in the week. This past summer, 90 World Changers projects took place in more than 85 cities from Alaska to Florida, New York to C alifornia, and many places in between. In its 23rd year of operation, World Changers assists cities across North America to alleviate substandard housing. Our partnerships are the key to the past 22 years. Relationships with cities and churches have provided an avenue for students to make a differe nce in communities across North America, says Dave McNeill, team leader for World Changers. World Changers is a ministry of LifeWay C hristian Resources. Following a six-session how-to study that participants complete prior to arriving, students serving Nassau County will hit the ground running. The major work begins Tuesday of the project. The students will be staying at Fernandina Beach Middle School for the week. L ocal churches and organizations w ill have the opportunity to provide lunch each day for the students and a dult leaders. Individuals, churches, businesses and organizations are invited to support this project by making donations of money and materials. For information on ways to h elp, contact Suellen Garner at or FrancesB artelt at, or 261-0701. T his initiative is a partnership with Council on Aging of Nassau County, First Baptist Church in Fernandina Beach and the Barnabas Center. The Council on Aging operates the CHORE p rogram, which uses volunteers to provide critical repairs to homes of lower i ncome elderly residents of Nassau County, the majority of whom are wido ws living on a meager income. The program maintains a waiting list due to limited funding and skilled volunteers. Teens to help Nassau seniors in need Our partnerships are the key to the past 22 years. R elationships with cities and churches have provided a n avenue for students to make a difference in communities across North America. D AVE MCNEILL, TEAM LEADER FOR WORLD CHANGERS YOUTHS OF THE MONTH I t is a great pleasure for B oys & Girls of Nassau County t o recognize two special youngsters as Youths of the Month for September 2014. They are Kenya Perkins and Sean Smith. Kenya Perkins is an AB Honor Roll student in fifth g rade at Emma Love Hardee E lementar y. But her path to b ecoming a valuable member of the Roberts Boys & Girls Club has been bumpy This 10year-old freely admits she had a bad attitude in school and at home before joining the club. But now her positive, friendlya nd helpful approach makes t he staf f look for ward to her a rrival at the club. She was h onored by being selected to d raw the winning ticket in the Wallace Pierson Travel drawing. It is always a joy to see a youngster who overcomes mistakes and grows in a productive way. Kenya hopes to continue h er education and, some day, b ecome a cosmetologist. W ith K enyas innate ability and newfound attitude, her lifetime success seems assur e d. Sean Smith is a sixth grader at Fernandina Middle School where he excels at math and consistently achievesA /B Honor Roll. But this 11y ear -old youngster has also o vercome tragedy in his life w hen his mom passed away l ast year. Sean credits the Miller Freedom Club staff and his fellow club members with much-needed comfort and support, and has learned to help others who face loss. He has developed into a l eader among Club members a nd shows a hear t for service t o the staff. Two club programs that Sean cites as particularly impor t ant to him are Smart Kids, which helped him learn to make good choices, and Junior Engineers, which will lead to his goal of a career int echnology. Sean will make a f ine engineer! Kenya Perkins Sean Smith SUBMITTED PHOTOS M M a a t t h h n n i i g g h h t t f f u u n n Thanks to Shannon Hogue, lead teacher, Fernandina Beach Christian Academy held its second annual Math Night at Publix on island. Hogue has created an annual tradition that has become one of the school s signatur e events. Students work with their par ents in fun and fellowship, using math skills, to go on an scavenger hunt throughout the store. Fernandina Beach Christian Academy extends its thanks to Publix for supporting the school. BETH JONES/NEWS-LEADER H H o o m m e e c c o o m m i i n n g g p p r r i i n n c c e e s s s s Savannah Bean, homecoming princess, was escorted by Haynes Cavender Oct. 10 during halftime at the Fer nandina Beach High School football game. PHOTOS BY ROBYN NEMES/FOR THE NEWS-LEADER B B e e a a c c h h B B a a b b i i e e s s W ild Amelia s Beach Babies natur e camp featur ed young Junior Naturalists teaching others about beach babies, including sea turtles, jellyfish, least terns, crabs, skates, snails and whelks, about beach life cycles and about the har mful effects of beach litter. Junior Naturalist Josh Barber, above left, taught the group about the life cycle of crabs; Junior Naturalist Hannah Phillips, above right, led a game about beach litter and how it harms the environment. The graduates of the two-par t camp lear ned a gr eat deal. W ild Amelia hopes to involve young Junior Naturalists in programs teaching other young people about the wildlife and wild places of the island.


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StackV ice President of Georgia OperationsF lorida Associate Broker : BK3077723 Georgia Qualifying Broker : 231678 Firm Number : H-43621Main +1 904 358 1206 Mobile +1 904 556 4491 Fax+1 904 353 4949 Email Northeast Florida Commercial Real Estate Services FARMERS MARKET Fall is in full swing at the Fernandina Beach Market Place farmers market and you can tell by the s easonal vegetables that show up this time of the y ear. Cabbage Creek has s alad mix, baby kale and baby arugula that they pick the day before the market. Boatright Farms and Kings Kountry P roduce will have pole, bush and lima beans. C arrots, eggplant, okra, corn and potatoes are still a vailable. Look for some onions, peas, peppers, and of course, pumpkins this time of the year, too. Along with nearly 30 v endors, the farmers market is introducing a new v endor, Costa Primera, with Costa Rican coffee f rom Llano Bonito, a cooperative that uses sustainable and organic farming a nd production methods. T he Caf Llano Bonito brand represents the true gourmet quality of the coffee grown in the Tarraz region of Costa Rica. There are no machines u sed during the harvesting p rocess, so each coffee c herry can be harvested by the farmers own hands at the peak of ripeness. The beans are then wetprocessed and sun-dried and only the top 10-20 percent are selected for the brand in or der to ensur e its p r e mium, gourmet charact er. It has a good body, is v ery smooth on the palate, and offers subtle chocolate and citrus flavors. It is perfect for an everyday drink from early mornings to after -dinner r elaxation and it makes excellent e spressos and iced coffees. I t will never be bitter and it c an be stored for extended periods of time without losing its gourmet character. Open ever y Satur day the Market Place is located on North Seventh Street and open fr om 9 a.m. to 1 p .m., rain or shine. J oining the market this w eek is Mothers of American Military Fallen, which is organizing Christmas tr ees and pack ages to send to the tr oops overseas. Musical entertainment will be pr ovided b y the talented Jennifer B urns. F or more information visit www.Fernandina, find them on Facebook, or call 557-8229. The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Florida Master Naturalist Program Upland Habitats Module, sponsored by Nassau County Extension and White Oak Conservation Center, will be offeredO ct. 27, 29 and 31 and Nov. 3, 5, and 7. Classroom sessions will be held at the White Oak, 581705 White Oak Road, Y u lee. This pr o gram is for adults who want to learn more about Floridas environment. Individuals as well as educators and those in the eco-tourism business can benefit. Teachers may receive up to 40 hours continuing education credits. Topics include: ecosystems (hardwood forests, pine habitats and grassland/scrub), key plants and wildlife, and the r ole of humans in shaping the environment. Each module includes classroom presentations, videos, field trips and practical interpretation. A dvance registration is required. Fee is $225. Instructors are Lauren Watkins, Amanda Bur n ett and Car o l W yninger. Student requirements include attendance, participation and enthusiasm! For registration and information visit For further questions contact Carol Wyninger at (904 0232, or Lauren Watkins at (904g. Ma s t er Natur alis t pr ogram For the News-Leader The Giving Trees, a nature education program designed for children ages 7-14, is set for Saturday, Nov. 1 from 101 1:30 a.m. at Goffinsville Park, 9 5001 Goffinsville Road in N assauville. T he pr o gram will be pr e sented by Wild Amelia and the Amelia T r e e Conser vancy and will include a guided nature walk in the park, led by Nassau County for ester Dave Holley. The children who are working towards their Junior Naturalist status will completea n activity in the Junior Naturalist booklet, The Maritime For e st, which can be purchased for $5 at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center, the Book Loft, Books Plus, Fort Clinch Visitor Center, Coastal Trader II orK ayak Amelia. Participants should meet at 1 0 a.m. at the picnic area for a special activity before the guided walk. Rain date will be Saturday, Nov. 22. The program is free and is limited to 15 childr en, but adults ar e welcome and enc ouraged to come along. To r egister email Robyn Nemes at r The Amelia Tree Conservancy (ATC) is a diverse coalition of local citizens dedicated to preserving our maritime forest canopy Lear n mor e about this organization at www.amelia W ild Amelia is a nonpr ofit organization whose mission is to educate residents and visitors about the wildlife and wildp laces of Amelia Island. The Junior Naturalist program, b ased on the Junior Ranger program in Americas National Parks, is only one of Wild Amelias year-round educational efforts all of which culminate in a thr ee-day natur e festival on the thir d weekend in M ay. T he ninth annual W ild A melia Nature Festival will be held May 15-17 at venues on and around Amelia Island. For more information about the Junior Naturalist program and the other pr ograms W ild Amelia offers visit wildamelia. c om and Wild Amelia on F acebook. PHOTO BY KATHY BROOKS/FOR THE NEWS-LEADER The Giving Trees, a nature education program designed for children ages 7-14, is set for Saturday, Nov. 1 from 10-11:30 a.m. at Goffinsville Park, 95001 Goffinsville R oad in Nassauville. Giving Trees nature program for kids Nov. 1 H OME & GARDEN BRIEFS P P l l a a n n t t C C l l i i n n i i c c On Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. u ntil 2 p.m., Extension Director/Horticulture Agent Rebecca Jordi will conduct a Plant Clinic at Fernandina Mulch and Stone on A1A just west of the Shave Bridge. All county residents are i nvited to bring plant samples showing problems in their l andscapes. Problems will be identified and solutions offered. There is no fee for this service. For information call 879-1019. Master Gardeners are on phone duty Fridays, at 491-7340. P P r r e e s s e e r r v v a a t t i i o o n n w w o o r r k k s s h h o o p p The city of Fernandina Beach and the Amelia Island Museum of History will present a Historic Preservation Workshop Oct 25 from 9 a.m.noon at the museum, 233 S. Third St. Scott Sidler of the C raftsman Blog will discuss topics concerning plaster in historic homes and will give a hands-on demonstration on how to repair plaster. S idler owns Austin Home R estorations, which special i zes in renovating and restoring historic homes in Orlando. He is also the cr e ator of The Craftsman Blog and author of Living in the Past: An Owners Guide to Understanding & Repairing an Old Home. RSVP t o Q uestions? Call 261-7378. B B e e e e k k e e e e p p i i n n g g c c l l a a s s s s Amanda Mar ek of the UF/IFAS Nassau County Extension Service, Agriculture & Natural Resources, willh ost a Beekeeping for B eeginners workshop Nov. 1 f r o m 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Extension office, 543350 US 1, Callahan. T opics include A Bit of Bee Biology; Y our Beekeeping Equipment; Getting Started; Managing Your Beehives;L ocal Botany Buffet for Bees; H ow-tos of Harvesting H oney; Regulations, Inspections & Africanized Bees; and questions and answers with exper ts and local vendors. Ther e will be a chance to win a live hive. Tickets are $20 (cashh ive is valued at $285. All proc eeds go to the Nassau C ounty Beekeepers Club. Call 879-1019 to register by Oct. 29. Fee is $15/person (cash only materials. Lunch is pr ovided. C C e e m m e e t t e e r r y y w w o o r r k k s s h h o o p p Learn more about the B osque Bello master plan and g ive your input on the futur e of the cemeter y at a workshop Nov. 1 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Amelia Island Museum of History. Topics will include codes and laws, layout and management, burial options, expansion ideas, environmental issues, history, disaster planning and more. Attend with your ideas on how to preser ve and pr otect the ceme tery. For information contact Adrienne Burke of the city Development Department at 310-3135 or Visit Bello for information. P P l l a a n n t t c c l l i i n n i i c c On Nov 3 fr om 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Extension Dir ector/Horticulture Agent Rebecca Jordi will conduct a Plant Clinic at the Yulee Extension office. All countyr esidents ar e invited to bring p lant samples showing problems in their landscapes. Problems will be identified and solutions offered for correction. There is no fee for this service. For information call 879-1019. K K i i t t c c h h e e n n c c o o m m p p o o s s t t i i n n g g O n Nov. 5 at 10 a.m., Master Gardener Joanne Roach will discuss composting and demonstrate how to create a kitchen compost container and composter for your yard. The class will meet at t he Yulee Extension office on Pages Dairy Road. Class is f ree and open to the public. Kitchen composting cans decorated by Master Gardeners may be available for a donation of $5 each. For more information, see the Extension website at: http://nass andmatters/landmatters.html o r call the Extension office at 879-1019. Master Gardener volunteers are on office duty on Fridays from 10 a.m. until 2 p .m. at 491-7340. A A r r b b o o r r e e t t u u m m p p a a r r t t y y The Jacksonville Arboretum & Gar d ens will celebrate its sixth anniversary Nov. 8 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The Art of Nature is a family friendly event that includes live music, s torytelling, food, childrens c rafts, guided nature walks, n ature related merchandise and other fun activities. A sculptur e exhibit by local artists will weave around the Lake Loop and adjacent trails. The primary purpose is to g ive citizens a day of fun. By a ttracting new visitors, the a rboretum will raise awareness of this natural world that seems so far away but actual ly is close to home. V isit www eventsactivities/ for details. U U S S D D A A h h e e l l p p The USDAs Natural R esources Conservation Service (NRCSfers cost shar e assistance to for e st landowners thr ough programs like EQIP. Landowners may sign up any time. For mor e infor mation, contact Paula Allen in Baldwin at or( 904) 266-0088, ext. 3. G G a a r r d d e e n n n n e e w w s s l l e e t t t t e e r r Nassau County Extension is offering a bi-monthly enewsletter for gar deners and homeowners. Hor ticultur e News is free and will be emailed blind copy everyo ther month. Your email address is protected; it is not published in the email trans mission. Horticulture News featur es plant and wildlife infor mation, tips for a successful landscape and a monthly to-do list for your landscape. U pcoming programs are also i dentified. To sign up for the n ewsletter see: http://nas e/newsletter/newsletter .ht ml, or call the Extension of fice at (904 Gardeners are on phone duty Fridays at 491-7340. W W i i l l d d l l i i f f e e h h a a b b i i t t a a t t s s Lear n how to attract butter flies and birds and other desirable wildlife to your gar dens and make your yard a Cer tified Wildlife Habitat. To schedule her presentation, community groups and garden clubs should contact Bea Walker, a Master Gardener volunteer with Nassau County Extension Service, at, or 3212266. State beaches topic of talk The South Amelia Island Shore Stabilization Association (SAISSA by a pr ominent coastal engi neer, scientist and researcher on Nov 6 at 3:30 p.m. in the Heron Room at Racquet Park, 150 Racquet Park Drive at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation resort. Dr. James Houston, Director Emeritus USACOE Research & Development Center has published more than 170 technical r eports and papers and won numerous honors and awards. With a career of 38 years with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Houston is uniquely qualified to discuss The Value of Floridas Beaches and Sea Level Rise. Did you know that Floridas beaches have more tourist visits than all theme parks and national parks combined? Did you know that Florida s beach es have more tourist visits annually than the tourist visits of the four highest countries individually France, USA, China or Spain? Did you know that Florida tourists spent $71.8 billion in 2012, with tourism the No. 1 provider of jobs in Florida? Did you know that a 1 percent decline in spending by Florida beach tourists r educes federal tax revenues more than $30 million and reduces state tax revenues by more than $20 million? The talk is free and open to the public. For information contact W illiam Moor e at 753-4178 or


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Call 261-3696 and find out how to put your advertising dollars to work for you! Patios Sidewalks & driveway add-ons, starting at$749Wewill meet or beat any reasonable quotes .Highest Quality Lowest PricesLicensed & BondedOffice: (904 Cell: (904 Place an Ad! Call 261-3696 HANDYMANInterior & Exterior Work 15 Years Experience No Job Too Big. Senior & War Vet Discounts(904608 cell (586NOMONEYDOWN CONSTRUCTION CONSTRUCTION COMPUTER SERVICES HOME REPAIRHOME INSPECTIONSSTATE CERTIFIEDLocally Owned &Operated904-491-4383 L icensed & Insured # CGC1510728Osborne Construction Inc.State General ContractorCustom Homes, Additions, Home Repair All Types, Siding, Windows & Doors, Decks, Fences and out building904-753-1156 AMELIA TECH-BYTESResidential Tech Services By Appointment PCTraining Mac Setup Smartphone Networking TabletRepair 557-6586 GARAGE DOORSSERVICEDIRECTORY Remove the old grass. $350 per pallet. Sod & Labor included. Noupfront fees. Call (904) 868-7602SOD REPLACEMENT WEDO WINDOWS!Call Rob & Ashleynow! 904-261-2807Experienced Window Washers Free Estimates & Competitive Pricing includes all Amelia Island Residents. SpecializingintheSummer Beach area. Affordable Custom Cabinetsfernandinasaffordablecustomcabinetry.com904-945-2139 1 303 JASMINE STREET FERNANDINA BEACH, FL 32034 N eeds volunteers to help Nassau Countyfamilieswho need food, shelter and basic necessities. Call:904.261.7000 for more information.N L P S A M ust be computer literate, have customer service experience, ability to work hand & hand with our Award Winning Sales Team. All positions offer 401K, Health Insurance, Great work schedule, pay, and work environment.Mustapply via email ToAngelo Fanelli, GENERALMANAGERfanellikeffer@aol.comEXCITING NEW POSITIONS AVAILABLE ONLY AT RICK KEFFER DCJNew & Pre-owned Sales PersonSelf-motivated, honest and dependable with sales experience A NNOUNCEMENTS 1 02 Lost & Found If You Have Lost Your Pet please check the Nassau Humane Society f acility located at 671 Airport Rd. next t o the airport (904 N assau County Animal Shelter, 86078 License Rd. in Yulee next to the drivers license building (904 1 04 Personals DID YOU RETIRE BEFORE AGE 65?Seeking volunteers to respond to 5 questions. If interested, please send e-mail to 1 05 Public Notice ALL REAL ESTATE Advertised H erein is subject to the Federal F air 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. T he News-Leader will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. I f you believe that you may have b een discriminated against in connection with the sale, rental or financing of housing, call the United States Department ofH ousing and Urban Development HUD 1(800 t he hearing impaired 1(800 9275. E MPLOYMENT 201 Help Wanted CDL TRUCK DRIVER needed for logging company. Health, Dental and 401K. Prior experience preferred with references. Drug Free. To apply call (904 HIRING DIESEL MECHANICS!! Wall Timber Products is currently hiring diesel mechanics to perform heavydut y prev entiv e maintenance and major repairs on tractors and trailers. Cand idates must have a clean motor vehicle record. Interested parties please contact William at (912 by email at T HE GOLF CLUB OF AMELIA ISLAND is looking for expd Food & Beverage Servers, Line Cook & Catering Assistant. Call 277-8015 or come b y to complete application at 4700 Amelia Island Pkwy HIRING CLASS A CDL DRIVERS!! W all Timber Products, Inc. is hiring C HIPS and BARK drivers in and around our Callahan, FL division. Must ha v e a c urrent Class A CDL, current medical card, and a current MVR within 30 days. Interested parties may contact D ean at (904 y email at 2 01 Help Wanted ATHLETIC DIRECTOR (FT Nassau Boys & Girls Club looking for an individual with high energy and experience i n health and physical education. Responsibilities include developing and implementing sports and health relatedp rograms for youth ages 6 to 18. Send r esume to jobs@bgcnf org D RIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW! Learn to drive for CON-WAY TRUCKLOAD. No experience needed. Local CDL training. Apply today 1-800-8 76-7364. ANF TEEN COORDINATOR (FT Miller Boys & Girls Club looking for an individual with high energy and e xperience working with teens 13-18. Responsibilities include the management and delivery of teen related programs and activities. Send resume to jobs@bgcnf .org PREP COOK 2 years experience or culinary school graduate. Servsafe certified. Part-time/seasonal. Sendr esume to YDS COMPUTER SPECIALIST (PT Nassau Boys & Girls Club looking for an individual with high energy and experience in computer programs. This includes Microsoft Office, Keyboarding, Internet and Education Programs. Must love working with youth age 6-18. S end resume to jobs@bgcnf org YDS SPORTS(PT Nassau Boys & Girls Club looking for an individual with high energy and experience in sports,f itness and recreation. Must love w orking with youth age 6-18. Send resume to jobs@bgcnf .org CARE CENTERS OF NASSAU has an i mmediate opening for Maintenance T echnician. Maintenance skills required. Apply at 95146 Hendricks Rd., Fernandina Beach, FL 32034. EDS COMFORT SOLUTIONS, INC. (ECS is accepting applications for the following positions: HV A C INST AL L ER and HVAC DUCT/SHEET METAL INSTALLER. Must have experience and references are preferred. ECS offers compar able wages and benefits. Please apply in person, Monday t hrough Friday, between the hours of 8am 5pm, at Ed s Comfort Solutions, Inc., 451644 State Road 200, Callahan, FL 32011. For further information you may contact us at (904 ECS is a drug-free workplace. Earn $$$ Helping MDs! Process m edical claims from home. Call the Federal Trade Commission to find out h ow to spot medical billing scams. 1(877 TC-HELP. A message from the News-Leader and the FTC. 2 04 Work Wanted B EGINNING TO END HOMECARE seeking new clients. Hospice care, Dementia, Alzhimers, well visits. Expd. Special rates. Melanie (9048. C all CLEANING WITH JEANNIE to h ave your home ready for the holiday. ( 904)572-6023 or (904)624-5210. I nsured / Lic. CHIMNEY SWEEP Is y o ur chimney a FIRE HAZARD ? Get it cleaned & inspected for a safe winters burning. Call Lighthouse Chimney Sweeps 261-8163 / 583-1300. E DUCATION 3 01 Schools & Instruction AIRLINE CAREERS Start Here Get FAA certified w/hands on training inA viation Maintenance. Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866-314-5838. ANF F ARMS & ANIMALS 5 03 Pets/Supplies F REE TO GOOD HOME Silver Yorkie, named Brigitte, 2 yrs old, all shots, spayed, with a chip. (904 M ERCHANDISE 601 Garage Sales G ARAGE SALE 1 08 Cormorant Ct., Fernandina. Sat. 10/25. Ocean Ridge Subd., off Simmons Rd. G ARAGE SALE T wo weekends: Fri. 10/24 & Sat. 10/25 and Fri. 10/31 & Sat. 11/1, 9am-1pm. A little bit of everything. 2104 Canterbury Ln. (Lakewood Subdivision). BIG YARD SALE FRI. & SAT. FOR 2 WEEKS, 8AM-5PM. 86281 Timber Ridge St., Yulee. 6 ACRES w/2005 DW, 4BR/2 full baths $165,000/OBO. 1-1/2 acres of land in Nassauville $55,000/OBO. Brick home on marsh front $165,000/OBO 8-3/4 acres of l and in Nahunta, GA $65,000/OBO ALSO (2 t railers $400/ea OBO. 11X5 utility trailer $900/OBO. 2007 Artic Cat 650 $ 8,000/OBO. 10X6 military trailer $800/OBO. 2001 Suzuki, 800cc, shaft driven, only 24,000 miles $3000/OBO. 16ft utility trailer homemade $950/ O BO 1954 stepside, new V8, A T $ 5000/OBO 14ft aluminum boat w/ tr ailer & 15hp motor $900/OBO 15hp Mercury boat motor $500/OBO. 1985 Corv ette w/F err ari body $8500/OBO 14ft Aluminum Cr aft w/tr ailer & 15HP motor $1500. 1973 3/4 ton Chevy w/ camper $1200/OBO. 2005 Trojan 432E t r actor w/tr ailer $12,000/OBO F or more info call Wayne Williams ( 904)583-1552. SALE FRI. & SAT., 7AM 2041 Oak M arsh Dr. Collectibles & antiques, B roadway Wincow posters, oak slant front desk & 8 show cases, ladies domed trunk, Miller lamp, Bradley & Hubbard student double lamp, 1900h undred green case shades, 4 book cases, pink depression glass, pottery. Off Highland & Leon. Rain or shine. YARD SALE Country retro vintage d ecor, small furniture, art, shelves, p ottery. Jeans, books, records $1. Sat. 10/25, 9am-? 125 S. 6th St. 6 01 Garage Sales 6 01 Garage Sales R ELOCATING SALE T he Reserve at Old Bluff, Amelia City near Baxters. Look for the signs. Quality items: Lots of framed pictures, furniture, antiques & household goods. Fri. 10/24 & Sat. 10/25, 9am-3pm. YARD SALE Country retro vintage decor, small furniture, art, shelves,p ottery. Jeans, books, records $1. Sat. 1 0/25, 9am-? 125 S. 6th St. GIANT GARAGE SALE Costume j ewelry, Christmas decorations, books, r ugs, office equipment, power tools, lot o f collectibles and much more. Items are priced to sell. Come see us at 2822 S. Fletcher Avenue, Fri. & Sat., October 24th & 25th, 9am-3pm. JUNKERS PARADISE! BIG SALE S everal families trying to empty g arages. Furniture, antiques, household, wicker. GREAT PRICES! Ocean Ridge off Simmons Rd. Sat. 10/25, 8am-1pm. Dont miss! ESTATE SALE 96497 Cayman Circle i n Nassau Lakes Subdivision. Thurs, F ri and Sat, Oct 23rd, 24th and 25th, 9:00 4:00 each day, rain or shine. Numbers to enter sale at 8:30 am onT hurs. Please do not block driveways or park in neighbors yards. This is a very nice sale! Early antiques, nice furniture, collectibles and decorative furnishings. Two pie safes, antiques torage cabinets, multi-drawer dental? c abinet, Blanchard butter churn, early dry sink, drop leaf table, old bench, round wood pantry boxes, dome trunk, wood blanket chest, 2 dummy boards approx. 6ft tall, antique Asian armoire, 1920s framed embroidered fabric art, old wood chicken coop, paper mache rooster, stoneware jugs, 24 Coca Cola1 953 sign, old wooden thread spools, Levengers desk & matching file cabinets, Hon file cabinets, Aeron office chair, Hubbardton Forge lamps and o thers, queen cherry wood poster bed, c heval mirror, Asian style night stands, leather chairs, ottomans, West Elm sofa beds, wicker chairs, office armoire, Bo Concept dining table with 4 KFF Danish Germany leather chairs, v intage Kay Guitar and Vega amplifier, Bose radio, Philippe Starck desk lamp, Ballard Designs lamps, Mexican pottery and Talavera canister set, Miele vacuum, misc metalware figures & wall art, Jura Capressa Coffee Machine, flat panel TVs & sound bar, costume jewelry, nice exercise equipment, k itchen items, tools, Magma grill, outdoor planters/pots, cement bench seat & figures, books, and lots of misc. More info, photos and map go to ESTATE SALE 143 Ibis Ct. (Ocean R idge Subd.). Century dining room set with buffet & 6 chairs, Century bedroom suite, Power chair, washer, dryer, clothes, purses, glassware, small kitchen appliances, framed artwork. Too much to list. Fri. & Sat., 8am-? 6 01 Garage Sales MOVING SALE Baby boy items, furniture, household items, girls clothing & adult clothing. Sat. 10/25, 7 am-2pm. Rain or shine. 96010 Hickory Pl., in Otter Run. YARD SALE 215 N. 3rd St. Sat. 10/25, 8am-2pm. TV, clothing, toys,w atches, shoes, knick-knacks. F RI. 10/24 & SAT. 10/25 9am-12 noon. 123 S. 15th St. Furniture, dishes, books, & lots of good stuff. 6 02 Articles for Sale MOVING/DOWNSIZING Sacrifice everything. Canoe 12 Indiana River, two bicycles, Schonbek #6817 crystal chandelier 56x32, 50 year collection o f baseball, football, basketball cards, two glass desks, original paintings, custom bar, various fishing rods & reels. Call for appt (904 TRAILER HITCH RACK LUGGAGE C ARRIER C ustom model, folds up when not in use. $195 unit. Used once, $87. (904 6 03 Miscellaneous OXYGEN ConcentratorInogenOne Regain independence & enjoy greater mobility. 100% portable! Long lasting battery. Try it risk-free. Call (800 5 300 ***for Cash Purchase Only*** ANF 607 Antiques & Collectibles HEIRLOOM 1920 White Wicker 3 pc chair, rocker, settee. 1 owner. Orig. preserv ed spring cushions, blue/yellow hydrangeas. $2500 firm. 277-2932


8B F RIDAY O CTOBER 24 2014 CLASSIFIEDS News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK e Y ulee Villas 1,2&3 Bedroom UnitsNOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONSMon, Wed and Fri 8am 5pm 850766 USHwy 17 South, Yulee (904T his institution is an Equal Opportunity provider and employer 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 s RENTALS 904.261.4066LASSERRER eal Estate, Inc.w ww.lasserrerealestate.comRESIDENTIAL L ONG TERM RENT ALS 3BR/2BA home on Lofton Creek 2,600 sq.ft.,dock,garage/workshop, large lot,gourmet kitchen,many otherb onuses.$1,950/mo.Plus utilities. Ocean front 2br 2ba condo,2nd floor n o elevator,furnished $2,000 a month V A C A T ION RENT A L AFFORDABLE WEEKLY/ MONTHL Y 2BR/1BA Ocean-view.487 S. Fletcher.Across the street from the b each.All util,wi-fi,TV & phone. C OMMER C IAL 13 & 15 North 3rd Street,Historic D istrict 1500 + Sq.Ft. $ 2,400.00/mo. 800sf Office/Retail spaces,A1A next to Peacock Electric $12/sq.ft.+ Cam & Tax Amelia Park Unit B small office (2 r ooms) with bath,576 sq.ft. $ 1050/mo.+sales tax. Unit 102 Amelia Park Suites,2 offices with large reception.$1,450+ tax. 1839 S.8th St.adjacent to Huddle H ouse,1,800 sq.ft.$1700/ +tax.Sale also considered. G REAT DEALS1200 Sq Ft Building for Lease,Corner of 17andA1A,$750 a month Restaurant 4 Leaseturnkey seeking quality operator for long term lease411 S.14thSt.-1,650 SF office condo reduced to $145,000800 SF ideal for meetings,sales special $750 mo.Mini Office Suites$275 w/utilities includedAmeliaofficesuites.comLand -commercial tracts available call Phil Griffin BrokerA melia Coastal RealtyTel 904-261-2770 e/m W/D Connections Large Closets Private Patios Sparkling Pool Tennis Courts Exercise Room City Apartments with Country Charm!Close to schools &shopping. 20 minutes to Jacksonville3Bedroom Special$775/mo.37149 Cody Circle Hilliard, FLMon.-Fri. 8:30-5:30 S at. /Sun. by Appt.Eastwood OaksAPARTMENTS 3 7149 Cody Circle Hilliard, FLMon.-Fri. 8:30-5:30 Sat. /Sun. by Appt. Call Today!(904 TRANSPORTATION 9 01 Automobiles 2 008 PONTIAC SOLSTICE Red Conv., 2 dr. sports car, 58K miles, auto. Exc. cond. $10,000. (904 2 005 HYUNDAI SONATA LX V6, s ilver, auto., 160K miles, good cond., new tires. $4,000. (904 8 56 Apartments U nfurnished VILLA 4 minutes to beach, 2 minutes to public golf course. Pool. 2BR/2.5BA. Redecorated kitchen, LR, & master bath. Lovely. (904 AMELIA LAKES 2BR/2BA. Recently updated. Gorgeous lake view. $950/ mo. Also, 3BR/3.5 BA in CAPE SOUND $2100/mo. Call Maddox, Inc. at (904 261-9129. 858 Condos-Unfurnished COTTAGES AT STONEY CREEK 3 BR/2.5BA, washer/dryer, 1-car garage, gated community, pool, corner townhouse, close to Super Walmart. $1200/mo + utilities. (904 3 BR/2BA UPPER LEVEL in gated community on island. Available midNovemer. $1050/mo. (904 860 Homes-Unfurnished VISITwww.chaplinwilliamsrentals. com for the most recent information o n Long Term Rentals. Updated Daily. C haplin Williams Rentals, The Area's Premier Rental Company JUST REMODELED 3BR/2BA, on island, quiet dead end street, close to beach, 1-car garage. $1550. Available1 1/1. (845 8 61 Vacation Rentals OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA & 2BR/1BA. Call (904 R ealtor, for special rates. 8 63 Office EXECUTIVE OFFICE SUITES Office space from 100 sq. ft. to 2,000 sq. ft. Includes utilities, Internet, common a rea receptionist, conference room, break room, & security. For info call (904 2BR/1BA SWMH in Blackrock area. Service animals only. Washer/dryer. $700/mo. + $700 dep. (904 YULEE 3BR/2BA. $795/mo. + $700 d eposit. Water included. Call (904 5 01-5999. STATIONARY RVS for rent weekly or monthly. Call (904 ON ISLAND2 & 3 BR mobile homes i n park, starting at $165 wk/$675 mo. + dep. A LSO 1 BR apt $225 wk/$895 m o. inc all utils. Long term. 261-5034 BLACKROCK AREA 2BR/1BA. A vailable Nov. 1st. Water included. S ervice animals only. (904 A FFORDABLE LIVING B ring your RV to live on a campground for $425/ mo. All utilities included. (904 5 577. 8 55 Apartments Furnished AT BEACH 1BR $225 wk/$895 mo. + d ep. Inc all utils + basic cable. A LSO O N ISLAND2 & 3BR mobile homes starting $165 wk/$675 mo. 261-5034 1BR FURNISHED GUEST HOUSE $ 875/mo + deposit. Includes utilities & cable. Available now. Call (904 2858. R EAL ESTATE R ENTALS 8 51 Roommate Wanted S HARE MID-ISLAND CONDO near b each, shopping, restaurants. Quiet, upscale. $700/mo. + dep. Available immediately. (904 8 52 Mobile Homes DWMH 3BR/2BA on island. References required. $950/mo. + deposit. Call (904 809 Lots HIGHLAND DUNES Beautiful house l ot. Set up for full basement/in-law apt. Private backyard. Asking $99,000. Call (508 817 Other Areas NC MTNS near Lake Lure. New cabin on 1.5 acres, huge porches, vaulted ceiling, 1200sf, ready to finish. $74,900. Call (828 TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS New c abin $149,900. 3BR/2.5BA sold as i 28.5 cares, creeks, mtn views, t rout stream, minutes to Watts Bar Lake, power, roads, financing. Call (877emax (423 5700. ANF REAL ESTATE R ENTALS 851 Roommate Wanted SHARE MID-ISLAND CONDO near b each, shopping, restaurants. Quiet, u pscale. $700/mo. + dep. Available immediately. (904 852 Mobile Homes DWMH 3BR/2BA on island. R eferences required. $950/mo. + d eposit. Call (904 609 Appliances KENMORE WASHER & DRYER Less than 2 years old. 3+ years left on Sears warranty. Call for details (904 415-6605. 612 Musical Instruments 4 -RECLINER SECTIONAL B rown. 4 months old. Kid free, smoke free. Paid $2800 Ashley Furniture. Asking $1500. Call (904 618 Auctions B ANKRUPTCY AUCTION O nsite & o nline. 10/228, 10am. Tuxedo Fruit Co., 3487 S. US Hwy 1, Fort Pierce, FL 34982. Citrus packing plant, forklifts,t railers, compressors, pallet wrap m achine, office furniture & equipment. 2 Preview Days: 10/20 & 10/27, 10am-4pm. Case#14-23036-EPK. 10%-13%BP( 800)840-BIDS. Subj to confirm. AB1 098 AU-3219, Eric Rubin. ANF R ECREATION 7 04 Recreation Vehicles 1 998 SAFA MOTORHOME sleeps 6, 59,000+ miles, diesel, excellent shape. $12,000. (9049047 982 R EAL ESTATE SALES 806 Waterfront Waterfront Homes & Lots Call ( 904) 261 for information. C.H. L asserre, Realtor. 808 Off Island/Yulee ONE ACRE with well, septic & power pole in place. Wilson Neck area. $42,500. (904 609 Appliances KENMORE WASHER & DRYER Less than 2 years old. 3+ years left on Sears warranty. Call for details (904 415-6605. 612 Musical Instruments 4 -RECLINER SECTIONAL B rown. 4 months old. Kid free, smoke free. Paid $2800 Ashley Furniture. Asking $1500. Call (904 618 Auctions B ANKRUPTCY AUCTION O nsite & o nline. 10/228, 10am. Tuxedo Fruit Co., 3487 S. US Hwy 1, Fort Pierce, FL 34982. Citrus packing plant, forklifts,t railers, compressors, pallet wrap m achine, office furniture & equipment. 2 Preview Days: 10/20 & 10/27, 10am-4pm. Case#14-23036-EPK. 10%-13%BP( 800)840-BIDS. Subj to confirm. AB1 098 AU-3219, Eric Rubin. ANF R ECREATION 7 04 Recreation Vehicles 1 998 SAFA MOTORHOME sleeps 6, 59,000+ miles, diesel, excellent shape. $12,000. (9049047 982 R EAL ESTATE SALES 806 Waterfront Waterfront Homes & Lots Call ( 904) 261 for information. C.H. L asserre, Realtor. 808 Off Island/Yulee ONE ACRE with well, septic & power pole in place. Wilson Neck area. $42,500. (904 The City Clerk s Office will host a paper shredding event and blood drive October 24 from 8am-2pm at 204 Ash St. in the parking lot adjacent City Hall Did we capture that special moment? You can capture it too withPhoto Reprints.Did we have a great photo of your daughter scoringthe winninggoal? Wasyour momfeatured in an article? 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 o ffers color and black and white reprints of photos taken by our staff and that have appeared in our papero r on our website. Prices are $10 for 5x7s and $15 for 8x10s. Call 261-3696 to order your reprint or stop by our office at 511 Ash Street, Fernandina Beach.P hoto orders must be paid in advance.