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MAY 3, 2006
championship nearing close
EA CH S
Vol. 43. No. 90
Serving the communities of Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Mayport and Ponte Vedra Beach since 1963
Wal-Mart lawyer: Suit likely if NB bans giant stores
by JEFFREY MINTON
An attorney representing Wal-Mart
"showed his cards" Monday, saying
that the company would sue the city of
Neptune Beach and win if the City
Council passes a proposed ordinance
aimed at keeping Wal-Mart or any
other "big box" retailer from moving
into the city.
Jacksonville attorney Karl Sanders'
comments at a council meeting were
perceived as "bullying" by one city
councilor. And City Attorney Chris
White at the meeting said the compa-
ny's proposed legal "attacks would not
be valid or successful" and that the city
absolutelyy" has "the authority to pass
this type of ordinance."
The council at the meeting tentative-
ly approved 4-1 a new ordinance which
essentially limits any one business in
the city from being over 60,000 square
, feet in gross floor area. Councilor Eric
Pardee voted against the measure. The
ordinance requires a second vote and
public hearing next month before final
Wal-Mart representatives April 17
filed plans with the city of Neptune
Beach to build a 117,000-square-foot
superstore at 630 Atlantic Boulevard,
the former location of Food Lion and
Big Lots. The city's Planning and
Development Review Board will review
Wal-Mart's plans for the store at a pub-
lic hearing scheduled May 16 at 7 p.m.
at Neptune Beach Elementary School,
1515 Florida Boulevard.
The proposal has sparked protests
from residents in the city who say the
store will bring too much traffic to the
area and hurt the city's locally-owned,
But Sanders said that Wal-Mart has a
legal right to build in the city because
the filed plans meet the city's current
See Wal-Mart, A-3
of AB is
*At neighborhood chat
meeting at Donner
by JEFFREY MINTON
A pair of Atlantic Beach city
commissioners at a public meet-
ing Monday received a request
from a resident that did not per-
tain to lot divisions,
"McMansions" or private prop-
johnny Melton of the 800
block of Bonita Road said he
would like to see the city provide
a public swimming.pool ff .the
youth of his neighborhood to
learn how to swim.
"What I would like to see is
swimming. Kids cannot learn
how to swim on the basketball
team. You have a very expensive
skate park and a pool wouldn't
cost any more," Melton said.
"Young people need to learn
how to swim."
Melton's comments were met
with applause .from the roughly
12 other residents who attended
the "Neighbor to Neighbor
Beachside Chat" meeting at
And Mayor Don WVolfson and
City Commissioner Mike Borno
appeared to be pleasantly sur-
prised by the request.
"I agree," said Bomo, who,
along with Wolfson and the
city's three other commissioners,
has spent the majority of this
year dealing with issues pertain-
ing to preserving the communi-
tv character of the Old Atlantic
Beach area an upscale section
The meeting was the first of
four "chats" which Wolfson has
scheduled around the city to
meet with residents. Wolfson
has said that the idea of the
"chats" is to reach out to resi-
dents who don't feel comfort-
able coming to City Hall for
"The purpose really is to bring
the commission to the neighbor-
hoods," Wolfson said Monday.
Wolfson and Commissioner
Jamie Fletcher are scheduled to
meet with residents tonight, 7
p.m., at Jordan Park, 1671
Thursday, residents will gather
at the Adele Grage Cultural
Center, 716 Ocean Blvd., at 7
Others topics brought up by
residents at Monday's meeting
eChanging the name of
Dutton Island Road back to
SHiring more staff to work in
city parks for the summer.
*The poor condition of streets
in the Royal Palms area.
eAdding more playground
equipment for young children at
*Purchasing a portion of the
Dagley property for new park.
Sun, sand and sea fun
Pnoto by LIZA MITCHELL
Large crowds were on the beach Saturday afternoon for the annual Beaches Sandcastle Contest, sponsored by The
Beaches Leader and the City of Jacksonville Beach Recreation Department. See pictures of the winners on page A-10
Photo SUBMITTED Photo by LIZA MITCHELL
Troop 40 Boy Scouts march with the float they built for the Beaches Sertoma A youngster parading on the beach
Club for the annual Beaches Parade Sunday. Eagle Scout candidate Gordon with a Hari Krisna group from
VanDusen directed the project. Sertoma Club's goal was to raise awareness of Gainesville writes the group's name in
its efforts to raise money for the children with speech and hearing disabilities, the sand during the sandcastle contest.
Post office may look west of ICW for JB branch
If 6,000-square-foot site is
not found in JB to replace
existing facility where
lease will be up in 2007
by LIZA MITCHELL
The search for a site to accommodate
new post office to serve customers in
Jacksonville Beach may broaden t
include areas west of the Intracoasta
Waterway, a postal official confirm<
Communications specialist Joseph
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Breckenridge of the U.S. Postal Service "It would
Monday said real estate specialists plan to have to be
focus primarily on the Beaches but would so [they do
consider branching out into Jacksonville if he said. "W\
they are unable to find a parcel or existing that would
building large enough for a new full-serv- for us."
ice facility. The exi
"It is not our intention to move out of Avenue Nc
the area," Breckenridge said." We would property fr
consider relocating the letter carriers Methodist
themselves but we fully intend to main- The chur
a tain a retail presence." 2004 to inc
n Mail processed through the Jacksonville a growing
o Beach branch is sorted for delivery office's lea,
d throughout the city. Breckenridge said be renewed
d mail could be diverted to a separate loca-
tion but letter carriers at that facility
h would still maintain their present routes.
Calendar ................A-6 Opinion ............... A-4
Classified .................B-4 Police Beat ...............A-2
Fishing ....................B-3 Sports................... B-i
Obituaries ............A-5 Weather.................A-2
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Two sections, 18 pages
d be reasonably close. It would
close enough to our customers
] not have to drive a long way,"
Vith gas prices the way they are,
not be economical for them or
sting postal facility at 7th
)rth and 3rd Street leases the
om the adjacent Beach United
rch purchased the land in early
rease the amount of parking for
church congregation. The post
se expires in 2009 and cannot
See POSTAL, A-3
by LIZA MITCHELL
The Jacksonville Beach Fire
Department recently received
high honors for its exemplary
fire protection standards and the
honors could bring savings on
fire insurance rates.
City Manager George Forbes
Tuesday said Insurance Services
Office, Inc. (ISO) reviewed the
department's compliance with
public protection standards set
forth in the Fire Suppression
The criteria was developed by
the National Fire Protection
Association to evaluate a com-
munity's fire protection abilities
which are rated on a scale from
one to 10, with 6ne beig thff
ISO recently completed an
analysis of the city's fire depart-
ment and issued the 3 classifica-
tion based on performance lev-
els within the department, water
system and communication sys-
tem. The city had been a 4 clas-
The better the ISO rating, the
greater the savings on fire insur-
ance rates paid by residents.
Exact savings are unclear.
Forbes said less than 1 percent
of other cities nationwide
earned higher ratings.
"That is pretty great being a
class 3. It is very prestigious.
Chief Frazier and all of the fire-
fighters worked really hard to do
this," Forbes said. "It's also a tes-
tament to the City Council and
all of the hard work "we have
done over the past decade."
The fire department review
accounts for 50 percent of the
total classification and includes
a review of engine companies,
ladder or service companies,
equipment, pumping capacity,
training, reserve apparatus and
Communication and fire
alarm systems make up 10 per-
cent of the total rating with the
city's water supply system mak-
ing up 40 percent.
Fire Chief Gary Frazier said
the police department and water
treatment facility also worked to
improve the city's water systems
and communication levels that
are considered key safety ele-
ments during an ISO evaluation.
"That is just something the
city does just to offer better serv-
ices but it also helps our ISO rat-
ing," he said.
PPhoto by ZA MITCH
The new Jacksonville Beach
Fire Station at Osceola
Avenue and South Beach
Parkway has lowered
response times and helped
Improve the city's fire rating.
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
May 3, 2006
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Lewd and lascivious behavior
was reported April 28 in the
1500 block of Beach Proper S.
after a woman told police a
man approached her form
behind and began masturbat-
ing over her while she was sun-
bathing. The victim said she
grabbed her cell phone and
headed south to the nearest
sion of a controlled substance
in the 700 block of Beach Blvd.,
according to a police report.
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Keith Rudolph Katz, 27, of
Ponte Vedia Beach was arrest-
ed April 24 and charged with
possession of cocaine in the
4400 block of South Beach
Parkway, according to a police
group of people and called ***. ,
police. The suspect described as Strong armed robbery was
5'1l", in his early 40's, clean reported April 29 at a restau-
shaven with tanned skin fled rant in the first block of Beach
the area. blvd. The victim engaged in a
verbal argument with the sus-
Charles Anthony Abel, 36, of pect who struck her in the face.
Jacksonville Beach was arrested The suspect also struck the vic-
April 27 and charged with bir-L- -tim's -ftiend and stole his cell
glary/conveyance to an unoc- phone and $100 cash from.the
cupied structure and uttering a man's pockets.
forged bill in the 700 block of *
2nd St. N., according to police.,
A battery was reported April
24 at an apartment in the 4800
block of Marsh Landing Blvd.
The victim told police she was
in her living room, with two
acquaintances when an
unknown female suspect began
banging on the outside wall
and kicking in her screened
door. The suspect also threw a
beach chair at the sliding glass
door before entering the apart-
ment and punching the victim
several times in the face with a
closed fist. The victim was able
to protect herself behind a
chair and the suspect and one
of her guests fled the scene
before police arrived.
1 0 9 1 -
A digital' camera valued at
$300 was reported stolen April
24 from a business in the 43006'.
block of Marsh Landing Blvd.
'The camera was left on top of a
filing cabinet over the week-
end. An employee discovered it
was missing at 8 a.m. along
with the battery charger.
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Ella Luwanda Scott, 37, a
transient, was arrested April 28
and charged with possession of
a controlled substance in the
first block of the Boardwalk N.,
according to police.
Fraud was reported April 27
in the 4000 block of 3rd St. S.
The victim told police that her
wallet containing several credit
cards was stolen at work. When
she called to report the cards
stolen, she was notified by the
credit card company that $890
in fraudulent charges were
made at a women's accessories
An auto burglary was report-
ed April 27 in a restaurant park-
ing lot in the first block of 3rd
St. N. The victim left his book
bag with his identification and
$320 in cash in his vehicle
while he went to work. A win-
dow was broken and the bag
was missing when he left work.
Forgery was reported April 27
in the 4200 block of Marsh
Landing Blvd. The victim told
police that someone wrote a
check for $515 to Beaches
Energy Services without her
knowledge or permission.
Gregory Lee Villarreal, 35, of
Jacksonville Beach was arrested
April 29 and charged with pos-
session of cocaine and posses-
Armed robbery was reported
April 29 in the 200 block of 1st
St. N. An employee of a busi-
ness on Beach Boulevard left
work at 8 p.m. to make a bank
deposit. A white Lumina driven
by an unknown male suspect
tapped the rear end of the vic-
, tim's vehicle. She pulled over
to exchange information
because she thought it was a
traffic crash. An unknown
male passenger exited the rear
of the suspect vehicle and
approached the victim's drivers
side window. The man leaned
into the car and lifted his shirt
to display a large black gun.
The victim said he looked at
the deposit envelope and she
handed it to him before he
returned to the car and fled the
A burglar)' to a business was
reported April 23 in 'the 1400
block of Mayport Road.
A bicyclevalued at $100 was
reported. stolen from a resi-
dence in the 300 block of 5th
McMullion, 21, of Jacksonville
was arrested or a warrant and
charged with fleeing a law
enforcement officer April 23 in
the 1900 block of Francis
Avenue, according to a police
Toni Scoot Green, 48, of
Atlantic Beach was arrested on
warrant and charged with vio-,
lation of probation April 24 in;
the 600 block of Sailfish Drive,
according to a police report.
Harland Eugene May,' 44,, a
transient was arrested and
charged with two counts of
burglary April 24 in the 800
bl6ck of Seminole Road,
according to a police report.
A bicycle valued at $350 was
reported stolen from a business
April 30 in the 100 block of
A simple assault was reported
April 16 in the 300 block of
Oceanwood Drive East.
A burglary to a residence was
reported April 30 in the 1100
block of Seagate Avenue.
A window to a vehicle was
reported broken April 28 in the
300 block of Oak Street.
Two bicycles valued at $20
and $75 were reported stolen
from a residence April 29 in the
600 block of Pine Street. -
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April 27. Three men have been
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Jacksonville Beach; Robert
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Nicholas Allen Phares, 19, of
Jacksonville were all' .three
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grand theft April 27 in the
1300 block' of 15th Avenue
North in Jacksonville Beach,
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As land prices soar at
Beaches, so do prices-
of JB burial plots
by LIZA MITCHELL
Space is scarce in two
Jacksonville Beach cemeteries,
prompting city officials to raise
the cost of a single burial plot by
almost 50 percent at H. Warren
Smith and Lee Kirkland ceme-
The increase will also help off-
set the rising cost of mainte-
nance for both cemeteries, City
NManager George Forbes said at a
recent City Council meeting.
I "This is a significant rate for
cemetery lots in Jacksonville
Beach," Forbes said. "The reason
for this is that it's too full. Land
cost has increased astronomical-
; ly in the past few years."
Forbes said 63 percent of the
money will be placed in a spe-
cial account to be paid for ceme-
tery maintenance and improve-
"That is why it is very impor-
tant," he said.
Previously, the cost of a single
grave space was $1,800. Under
the proposed change, the new
price for one plot will jump to
$3,000. The opening and dos-
ing costs will also increase from
$650 to $750 with the existing
$100 fee for Saturday charges.
The council last December
approved a buy-back program
allowing the city to repurchase
unused burial plots to free up
burial space in the H. Warren
Mayor Fland Sharp initiated
the program after learning near-
ly all of the 5,000 grave sites in
the 26-acre cemetery at 321
Penman Road are sold.
"I believe there are only 12
[spaces] open," Sharp said.
The council approved the
program that would allow the
city to repurchase unused lots
for $1,000 or the original cost if
. it exceeds that price.
Forbes said there are actually
"a few more than 12" open but
they are not for sale because the
city must hold them aside in
case of an error and space is
needed for an immediate burial.
Single burial and cremation
Phoi -by LIZAA ITCHEL
A monument dedicated to the victims of the yellow fever epi-.
demic is located in the H. Warren Smith Cemetery in
Jacksonville Beach. City officials recently voted to double the
cost of a single grave site in the cemetery because burial space
plots can be used by lineal
descendants of the original
buyer but ownership cannot 'be
transferred to anyone else.
"If you do buy a lot you really
do not buy land at the cemetery.
You buy an easement and the
right for a burial' plot but the
city still owns the land," Forbes
"lf you own an easement than
you cannot resell that to some-
one else. You can only resell it to
The H. Warren. Smith
Cemetery was named in honor
of the former mayor of Poblo
Beach in 1914 and an 8-foot
marble monument stands in
memory of the victimss of the
yellow fever outbreak of 1888 to
The Lee Kirkland Cemetery
was used in the 1800's as slave
burial grounds where many of
the Beaches' prominent African
American citizens were laid to
rest, according to Maxine
Tenell, a lacksonville Beach who
has researched the history of the
The cemetery was turned over
to Jacksonville Beach in 1932
and is believed to be as old as
the Kingsley Plantation and
hold the remains of veterans
from the Civil War-period.
Postal: New facility site sought in JB
Cont. from A-I
Breckenridge said there are
"no immediate plans" in the
works but officials remain
aware of the church's needs.
"We know that they are
probably getting a little anx-
ious. The church is growing
and they need the space,"
Breckenridge said. "We want to
be a good neighbor and be
accommodating but we also
need'to deliver the mail."
Real estate specialist Jody
Sloan addressed the city several
months ago about the reloca-
tioni and identified a need for
feet to construct a facility com-
parable to the size of the exist-
ing location or two smaller
locations for mail and retail.
"Finding five or six acres in
Jacksonville Beach vill be very
hard," Sloan said. "If we can't
find an adequate site, we will
go to a carrier annex with retail
"We would rather stay with
one [facility] but the cost of the
land and the location will
depend on which way we go."
,The project boundaries for a
full service postal facility, Sloan
said, are 10th Avenue north to
16th Avenue South from the
Atlantic Ocean to the
For a carrier annex, the
boundaries would extend to
20th Avenue North toJ. Turner
Butler Boulevard with the same
eastern and western bound-
aries and would only require
about three acres, Sloan said.
The retail portion of the post
office could work in 4,000 to
5,000-square-feet, Sloan said,
possibly in an existing com-
mercial strip center with' ample
Jack Morison of the BILMIC
Long Range Planning
Committee said last November
that church officials were con-
sidering a plan to add two
floors for parking on the cur-
rent postal facility.
"There are about 350 more
spaces needed. That is why we
bought the property," Morison
said, noting that the proposal
included a single deck with less
than 200 additional spaces.
Breckenridge said the idea is
not cost effective.
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Wal-Mart: Litigation is threatened
Cont, from A-1
zoning laws and. that under the existing system of
government "zoning laws regulate the use of the
land, not the end user.'
"Can the city legally use itsexisting zoning laws
to prevent the development of a proposed Wal-
Mart at this site in Neptune Beach? The answer to
that question is no," Sanders said.
He said that recent state case law is on Wal-
Mart's side in the issue.
"I ask you to look at some of the cases that have
come out in the courts," he said.
Sanders also said that it is not legal for the city
to change its zoning laws to prevent the develop-
ment of Wal-Mart and detailed the state's laws on
"Under Florida law, a party has,a vested right in
a municipal permit only if ... it has incurred sub-
stantial reliance on existing law or ... the city has
passed a subsequent ordinance in a bad faith
effort to prevent the property owner from obtain-
ing a permit," Sanders said: "I respectfully
submit to you tonight that that in fact is indeed
what the ordinance, the big box ordinance as I
call it, is designed to do. As everyone knows [it] is
to prevent the construction or development of a
I Wal-Mart on the piece of property."
Sanders asked the council to work with WVal-
. Mart to address the community's concerns about
S "There's no reason to litigate these issues. There
- really is not. The case is pretty clear," he said.
"I hope that you'll sit down with us and I wel-
come the opportunity to discuss it further with
you and the community."
Councilor Harriet Pruette took offense to
"... frankly 1 thirik that this was not the time for
you to come before us. I'm not going to be bul-
lied," Pruette said. "I'm going to keep an open
mind and I'm going to be fair and look at after the
community and look at the laws we've got.
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When asked about Sanders' claims of case law
in similar issues and the city's defense of such
claims, White said he would not reveal his strate-
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about litigation in public ... I'm not here to lay out
in any great detail ... if Wal-Mart proceeds with lit-
igation what I would intend to do to counter that.
However, White said that the recent cases
'which Sanders' cited were not the whole story.
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good for Beaches
Thousands of people came to the beach this past week-
end to build sandcastles, watch them be built or just to
soak in some sun. .
The 60th annual Beaches Parade on Sunday also
attracted a large crowd as affection for the traditional
event was unabated,
A parade of hand-made floats has long been a tradition
here on the last weekend of April,' as has the annual
Sandcastle Contest.. : .' ,
SBoth were key elements of what was once known as
Opening Day of the Beaches. With the Beaches so busy
throughout the year, the festival had become somewhat
of a misnomer and most of the other hoopla associated
with the event is no more.
But the two remaining key events the parade and
sandcastle contest remain popular and, more impor-
tantly, serve as a reminder of our roots.
No longer home to just a few bungalows by the
seashore, our Beaches community is now home to thou-
When many of those thousands turn out' to enjoy a
parade of amateur musicians or sculpt castles in the sand
alongside friends and families, it is easy to see clearly that
ours is a great community with a lot of enthusiasm.
Letters to the editor:
Appreciate insightful portrait
To the editor:
insightful portrait of
[Michael] Shalz' life is a
beautiful and meaningful
tribute...the story of a fine
man, the love family and his
steadfast contributions to
the individual lives of others
within and. beyond
Thank you to
Leader for publishing
,Brian and Susie Kelley
Ponte Vedra Beach
Late funeral director
made a real difference
To the editor:
A lot has been said about
Mike Shalz, who passed away'
;Saturday, in local obituaries,
;ind a special column. id The
Leader by Johnny.
SWoodhouse, but that is not
enough. I personally will
praise this wonderful man
and friend far into the future.
I would like to just relate to
the community what a loss
we have suffered.
Last October my wife of
-just 18' days shy of 53 years
passed away at about 8:30 at
night. I called Quinn-Shalz
funeral home and asked the
night person to make the nec-
essary arrangements for her.
Within about 5 minutes I
received a call. for Mike per-
He explained he was on his
way to dinnerand was on
Penman Road when he was
called. He immediately
informed me he was on his.
way to my home personally.
When he arrived he took
total charge of the situation.
He said the recovery van was
on a run to Orange Park but
would be at the house in
about 45 minutes. When the.
van arrived Mike was still
there consoling the family
and just being a friend which
he had been since he handled
the passing of my mother in
SWhen the 'hn arrived, my
daughter, who was on, her
way from Atlanta and who
did not know her mother
had passed away, was still in
1-10. Mike told the van crew
to wait until she arrived so
our daughter could be told
and have a few minutes to
have closure with her mom.
He had the van park down
the street so as not to be visi-
ble when she arrived. Mike
continued to be present and,
to comfort all of us and to
oversee the arrangements at-
that point .
This sensitive and consider-.
ate man will be sorely missed
in this world which is, in my
humble opinion,' charging
,ahead too fast and not taking
the time to show love and
care for those around them.
God rest your soul Mike.
I truly believe you made a.
difference in this world and
you have earned a place in
heaven where God will surely
utter to you as he has to,
other, "Well done, my good
and faithful servant."
Donald R. Jordan
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AB solution is in middle
To the editor:
I'd like to think I'm speaking
for the silent majority, con-
cerning the controversy over
the proposed building, ordi-
nance in Atlantic Beach. I am
speaking of those residents
that feel the current proposed"
ordinance is'too restrictive but
also feel that the Save Atlantic
Beach group is too extreme.I
Their actions are like trying to
blow out a match with a fire
extinguisher. There has to be,
and should be, a happy (orr
happier), middleground. A
wise friend of mine has said,
"It. doesn't have to, be hard."
There will always be issues
that divide us. But over the
last several weeks this 'issue
has gotten out of control. The
mean spiritedness saddens me.
Some people seem to be put-
ting the market value of their
property over the value of the
neighborhood we love. When
Syou strictly view your property
as a pot of gold, theh'the'sense
of community disappears.
Your consideration to neigh-
bors disappears. Our property
values have increased astro-
nomically in the last few
years. It is hard to not want to
protect every right you feel
you have to that property.
Hateful, divisive letters, com-
ments and opinions, instead
seem to be
of a community s
together to solve th
will not work. Ob
aware that many d
with the current p
one reason or
Nobody wants to b(
they can or can't d
own property. I
would not do anyt
property that wou
bly offensive to ou
But some just r
the neighbor then
is a very difficult ba
which shouldd b
polishedd by working ,with the
council members rather than
backing them into a corner.
people I'm sure we can all agree ,
I that we love Atlantic Beach
putting and want it to remain a fun,
charming, and eclectic place-
value of to live. No cookie cutter
homes, etc. But there is more
rty OVer to Atlantic Beach than the
f h' houses. My husband and I
of the moved here about 11 years
ago. because of the "character"
6Od we of Atlantic Beach. .It was not
just the homes but the charac-
ter of the people, the lifestyle,
the attitude, the fun. We have
many wonderful friends here.
I hate to see that character
compromised because of our
spirit to get. property values.
is problem, The times I have spoken to
viously, the Mayor Don Wolfson I have
s are well found him to be a kind-heart-
o0 not agree ed man who I believe truly
proposall for loves Atlantic Beach and its
another. citizens. I have faith in him
)e told what that he will do the right thing"
o with their'f- ftortHe iiorit 'f th' 'fesi'-".
fost"of'L."' defhls.:' h e'i's obidaUly -h"3 .1
hing to our very difficult position.
ld be honi- As Ilreflect.onthepast sever-
r neighbors. al weeks I am inclined to agree
might and that Atlantic Beach is at risk of,
The right of losing its "character". But it"
needs to be has nothing to do with the
ng this issue 'homes.
listen to majority in AB
To the editor:
A recent writer stated that
she knew of "..contracts that
had fallen through because of
the proposed draft ordi-
nance.." in old (Atlantic
Beach. This is a "SAVE" scare
tactic. If someone is choosing,
not to buy an existing home
in Atlantic Beach because of
the proposed ordinance, it
would be logical that the
buyer is not "interested in'
actually living n' the
existing home, but is probably
be a developer concerned
because it would not be prof-
itable to bulldoze the existing
The "SAVE"' movement is a
well organized, intelligent,
vocal, MINORITY imi-no'ri-ti
- the smaller number, or a
number less than half). How
do we know they are a minor-
ity? We know this because
they are the same people who
supported the incumbents in
Atlantic Beaches' last election,
and lost. The leason-that they
lost' is because a majority of
the residents who voted in
Atlantic Beaches' last election
voted for the candidates who
supported the platform, for:
maintaining, the character of
Atlantic Beaches' residential
community and limiting the
Yes, residents should have.
property rights. What is now
being decided is what those
rights are. Who is right? The
majority should be. Again,
that was clearly expressed in
the last election.
If someone intends to be 'a
long term resident of old
Atlantic Beach, why 'would
they be extremely interested
in their properties apprecia-
tion? We plan to stay here, so
how would that profit us? I
am certainly not hoping for
higher property taxes. Are
you? Without any effort at
all, Atlantic Beach property
will increase in value.
Isn't it a paradox that your
propertV value can increase
and your quality of life can
decrease? Hasn't that hap-
pened to Jacksonville?, Several
years ago politicians boasted
that the First.' Coast had.
"..reached a population of a
million people!" Has that
.been a good thing for anyone,
besides upwardly mobile
politicians- and developers?
Jackson'ille's property prices
are. up with the rise in
demand (population); so is
crime, traffic, congestion, pol-
lution, etc. Hopefully, we will
learn from the cities of south'
Florida how big money has
ruined their property near the
ocean, 'and that philosophy
will never be the majority in
Atlantic Beach. Sorry
Jacksonville Beach, it is: grow-
ing a little late for you:
PS Will Atlantic Beach
have to fund the. Seminole
Road "flyover" to get on
Atlantic Boulevard when the'
new Walmart is built?
Wake up, Atlantic Beach
I live in Old Atlantic Beach
and I am guilty of having my,
head in the sand. I have little
interest in politics but recent-
ly my friend Kevin asked if I
knew about the proposed
Regulations and I was forced
to wake up. Our city is in tur-
moil and this is not good.
I joined "Save Atlantic
Beach" because I do not think
our government should be
able to restrict our freedom, of
design expression and person-
Design guidelines and
design review boards histori-
cally start with architectural
design and then move on to
landscape, textures, colors,
roof choices, etc. This' is not
acceptable to me for Atlantic
Beach. We are not a planned
When I was passing out
information to residents on
Beach Avenue I realized just
how misinformed a great deal
of our residents are where the
ordinances are concerned.
I found a great deal of the
most antagonistic people had
not even read the ordinances
but were adamant in defend-
ing hearsay and misinforma-
tion. I realize how difficult the
ordinances are to read and
I needed a builder to
explain them to me and I
have rebuilt quite' a few
homes. Some people accused
me of being "part of that
group that WANTS to destroy
lovely beach homes and build
ugly boxes". This is just not
Most of the people involved
with "Save Atlantic Beach" are
only interested in scraping
this very restrictive proposed
plan and starting over with
.what we already have and
making it better.
Please, Atlantic Beach,
awake! Read and consult until
you. are informed. These
restrictions are now targeted
toward "Old Atlantic Beach"
but it 'will never stop there.
Our entire city needs to be
N ews of the Beach
Holiday Inn's closing
has triggered some nos-
talgia in me. The hotel is to be
renovated and turned into a
Marriott Courtyard, which no
doubt will be impressive. Still,
I'll miss seeing the far-famed
sign at the place where my
late wife, Lucy, worked in the
1970s as Assistant Innkeeper.
Being one of ,the most
familiar, large lodgings, it nat-
urally attracted out-of-town
groups such as football teams
playing in the Gator Bowl.
During one of those occasions
removed the front door in the
middle of the night, laying it
down on the ground, unbro-
ken, thankfully, and underlin-
ing the hotel's "always open"
Then there was the time
when guests who arrived' on
motorcycles wanted to park
their iron ponies in the lobby
for safekeeping. Although' the
inclination of the manage-
ment was always to be hos-
pitable, the request had to be
denied. After all, what would
the decision be if someone
came later on horseback? Or
on an elephant?
Another memorable inci-
'de~ft book place when the cel-
ebraitry firing of a 'minii'urie
cannon on the roof of the
building was allowed. The
force of the ear-splitting
explosion from such a small
artillery piece was shocking. It
bent a big, high-level, plate-
glass window inward, threat-
ening to shatter it. Happily,
though, World War Ill hadn't
Lucy and the lounge man-
ager, Rosalie Khory, used to
enjoy scouting for bands to
perform in the top (7th) floor
lounge. At one point, man-
agement concocted '' a.
grandiose plan to' turn 'the
lounge into. "7th Heaven,"
complete with "pearly. gates"
for. the entrance and fluffy,
white' (cloud-like) carpeting.
Of course there would ,be
winged angels for waitresses.'
When Lucy told me about
the proposed project, I volun-
,teered to. play St. Peter, gate-
keeper of Heaven.
Unfortunately, she didn't take
me seriously. Anyhow,
although the conception was
a lofty idea, it never got off
the ground, so to: speak,
because of cost problems.
My wife thoroughly liked
meeting celebrities when they
were guests at the Inn. Actor
John Forsythe and former
First Lady Mamie Eisenhower
come to mind.
Things got fairly hectic
when the Secret Service
arrived in advance of Mamie's
visit. Lucy said the high-tech
preparations, including the
setup of special telephone
arrangements, were like
scenes from a James Bond
My spouse loved supervis-
ing such a sizable household.
The. Inn will be out but not
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Dog Park will mark 1 year
anniversary with Fido fun
Local dogs and their owners will cel-
ebrate the one year anniversary of the,
opening of Paws Park in Jacksonville
Beach with a First Birthday Beach Bash
celebration .on Sunday May 7 from 2 to
Dogs and owners will kick off their.
winter coats and dress in their summer,
finest and funniest at the Summer Fun
Fashion Parade at 3 p.m. Registration
begins at 2 p.m and all participants
will receive a special gift for
participating, according to organizers.
For the playful pups ahd people whho
attend the celebration, there will be a
Doggie Fun Zone where dogs and their
owners can try Agility, Flyball and
Frisbee, Localorganizations will be
performing an Agility demo at 2:30
p.m., Flyball demo at 3:30 p.m. and
Frisbee demo at 4:30 p.m.
At the Summer Fun Photo Area pho-
tos may be purchased for $5 each.,
There will be a raffle with prizes for
people and their pets donated by local
merchants with the raffle drawing at 4
p.m\. River. City Community Animal
Hospital will be providing discounted
micro-chipping and kennel cough vac-
cinations. Taws Park volunteers will
also be selling drinks, Paws Park T-
shirts, the Paws Park. DVD, and
There is no admission fee for the
event and raffle tickets will be sold at
the event. Money raised at the event
will be used to purchase items
needed for the dog park such as fenc-
ing, watering bowls, benches, trees
and a bulletin board for the small dog
Paws Park is located in Wingate Park
on Penman Road South.
Paws Park is Duval County's first-
ever public city dog park and was
opened on May 1, 2005. A dog.park is
a fenced area where people can let
their dogs run off. leash and, socialize
with other dogs. Paws Park has a small
dog area for dogs 25 pounds or less, a
large dog area, automatic watering
bowls, benches, shade trees, poop bag
dispensers and educational bulletin
boards. Park hours are sunrise to sun-
set and the park is free and open to the
iSmall dogs and their owners enjoy
Yappy Hour in the small dog area
every Saturday beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Paws Park was established as a cooper-
ative effort between the City of
'Jacksonville Beach and local volun-
teers with the Beaches Dog Park
For more information, contact
513-9240 or e-mail
This is to honor
the memory of
JAMES PETER KELLY
Neptune Beach Police Dept.
Born February 27, 1949
Died May 3, 2003
Jim, your spirit lives on in
the hearts of all who were
fortunate to have known
you during your
Your big sis misses
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Paws Park at Wingate Park will celebrate its first
anniversary on May 7 with activities at the South
Penman Road park from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Many
of the activities will be free, but any funds raised
will be used for park improvements.
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Betty June Clampett, 74, died
, oh Thursday, April 27, 2006. She
was born on New Year's Day,
1932 in Lanett, Alabama. She
graduated from Auburni
University and was a member of
the Delta Zeta Sorority. After
graduation, Clampett taught
physical education at Judson
College and the YMCA of
Jacksonville. She and her hus-
band settled in Jacksonville in
19,56., and founded the'
University Blvd.: Animal
Hospital. She was a' charter
mp= ber of the Deerwood
Country Club. She was also an
a\vid golfer who participated .in
She volunteered for many
organizations, including ,tb
Tournament .. Ptlaxys
Championship, Meals on
V Wheels, World Golf Village and
Alice P. Dixon died on April
23, 2006. She was a graduate of
SSyracuse University' and taught
Home Economics in the New
Yprli State School, System.
During :her life she lived in
Venezuela, Saudi Arabia and,
Family members include her
husband of 61 years, Howard;
h~rchildren, Mary Dixon, Eric
IRuth) Dixon, and Susan
(Shelly' Fox; and three
',,hristine Lipp,' 79, long-
time resident of the Beaches
arnd Pablo Towers died April
26, 2006 in Atlantic Beach,
surrounded by her family. She
was born in Tennessee and
moved to this area in the 50;s.
Under the name "Violet Ray"
Lipp held the title of World
Champion Wrestler for 17
years. She was preceded in
death by her husbands, Louis
Lipp and Donald VanVleet,
and by her sister, Pat Burrell:
McCulley. Surviving- are
three children, Don (Rosa).
VanVleetof Atlantic Beach,
Kim Stewart of Naples,
Donnalea (Tom) Goelz of
Atlantic Beach, two brothers,
the Alter Guild at the Church of
the Redeemer. Family members
include her daughter, Chrissie,
of Port St. John and her adopted
daughter, Robin Roesch of Port
St. John. She was preceded in
death by her husband, Dr.,
Edwin G. Clampett, in 2000. A
memorial service will be held at
4 p.m., Friday, in the Church of
the Redeemer, 7500 Southside
Blvd. with The Reverend Neil
Lebhar and The Reverend
Shawn Porter officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests that donations be made
to Community Hospice of NE
FL, 4266 Sunbeam Rd., Jax., FL
32257 or a charity of the donor's
choice in honor of Betty,
Clampett. Services under the
*direction p f Q'm.Tn-halz
'Funeral, Home ..in Jackson vlle
grandchildren. A memo
ice will be held at 11 a.r
in the chapel of Qut
Funeral Home. 'In
made to the National
Sclerosis Society, 732
Avenue, New York, NY
Quinn-Shalz, Funeral I
Robert (Ann) Burre
(Pattyv) Burrell .
six grandchildren, 1l
'StewVart, Brooke Mo
Caleb Goelz, Larkin
VanVleet, and other r
and friends. A visitat
a celebration of Lip
was held April 28
Water Studio ,ht
Moon, 214 Oran,
Neptune Beach. Me
name may be dire
Home in Jacksonville
Joan F. Smith Baughman
Schwartz of Jacksonville died
May 1, 2006. She was a long
time resident of, Round Lake
Beach, Ill., and Circleville,
Ohio. She was proud to be a
member of The Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Family members,: include her
brother, Reginald (Nancy,
deceased) Smith; children,
Nelia (Jed) Heggen, Ruth
(Doug) Porter, Helen (Terry),
DiTusa, Jack (Carol) Baughman
John (Sheri) Baughman, and
Mary Ann Gonathan) Abbott;
stepchildren Bruce (Cheryl),
John, Paula (Ken), Jeff (Laurie),
Susan (Rod), and Jolynn
(Brian). Schwartz had 44
grandchildren and 26 grea^
grandchildren.' She as
George L. Strausbough Sr., 68,
of Jacksomnille, died on Nlay 1,.
2006 at UF Shands Hospital.
riall serv- Born November 25, 1937 in
n. Friday* Pocono Lake, Pennsylvania, and
nn-Shalz husband of Jean Dellaria
lieu of Strausbough, he was preceded in
may be death by his parents, Dorothy
Multiple and Melvin Fish. A Korean War
3 Third Era veteran of the U.S. Navy,
V 10017. George, was a member of
the American Legion Post 0282 in
of Woodsboro, MD and the U.S.S.
Home in Antietam Association.
During a career in the build-
ing trades and property manage-
ment, he owned a plumbing,
and-electrical contracting firm
in the Pocono Mountains of
Pennsylvania, was a director of
maintenance for a State College,
11,, Don Pennsylvania-based hotel chain,
and. oversaw facilities management
,latthevw for several Washington, DC-area,
ntanye, residential and commercial
Goelz, properties, and taught classes in
Lucero steam engineering for the
relatives National Association of Power
ion and Engineers.
p"s life After relocating with his wife
preceded in death by her
parents, John and Ann Smith
and :her 'husband, John F.
Funeral services will be held
at 10 a.m. today, Wednesday,
in the Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day ., Saints, .440'
Penman Road, Neptune Beach.
A private burial will be in
Minocqua, Wisconsin. In lieu'
of flowers, .memorial
contributions may be made to'
Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida, 4266
Sunbeam ,Rd., Jacksonville, FL
Services ', under the
Quihn-Shalz Funeral; Home in,
Jacksonville,Beach. ooq ?.fi
'r: vt i n mi e -Toro o
to South Carolina in 1994, he,
worked as a building codes
inspector 'for Beaufort County.
Residing in Jacksonville since
*1996, lie worked for Home
SDepot until retiring in 2001. He
was a member of Grace
Fellowship Church of
Jacksonville, Dan Davis, Pastor.,
In addition to his wife, he is sur-
vived by his children, Tern Farda
(Anthony) of East Stroudsburg,
PA; George L. Strausbough, Jr
(Christopher Abell) of
Washington, DC, and Michael
Strausbough (Sharon) of
Woodsboro, MD, as well as five
Hannah, and Joshua Farda and
Zachary and Sarah Strausbough.
A memorial service will be
held at a later date. In lieu of
flowers, donations may be made
'in George's name to Grace
Fellowship Church, 3425' Sans
Pareil Street, Jacksonville, FL
32224. Services under the direc-
tion and care of Quinn-Shalz
Funeral Home in Jacksonville
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Small business expert: Sandy Bartow,
executive director of the Women's
Business Center, will be at the Beaches
Chamber of Commerce, 325 Jacksonville
Drive, Jacksonville Beach, bom 1 to 4 p.m.
There is, no charge. For appointments, call
249-3868 or e-mail elaine.miller@tmyax-
American Legion: Ocean Beaches
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 129
' will meet at 7:30 p.m. at 1151 S. 4th St.,
Jacksonville Beach. Members are
encouraged to attend and bring a
guest. Call 249-2266 or 242-0042 for
Wednesday, \ mat
Photography exhibit: Photographs by
Jay Shoots, Dominick Martorelli and Paul
Karabinis will be on exhibit through June 2
at the Cultural Center of Ponte Vedra
Beach,- 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra
Beach. Call 280-0614 or visit
www.ccpvb.org for information.
Women's connection: The Atlantic
Beach Women's Connection will have
brunch from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Selva
Marina Country Club, 1600 Selva Marina
Drive, Atlantic Beach. There will also be a
fashion show. the cost is $12, and child care
is available. For information, call Susan at
904-714-9962 or Mary at 904-223-1002; or
Concert: Singers by the Sea will present a
"Scatter the Sunshine" concert at 2:30 p.m.
; at Beach United Methodist Church,
Seventh Avenue North at AlA, Jacksonville
Beach. A reception will be held after the
concert. The event is free. Call 285-6691 for
Beaches Watch: Beaches Watch will
meet at 7 p.m. in the administrator confer-
ence room at Fletcher High School. The
Meeting is open to the public. Call 513-
9242 or visit www.beacheswatch.com for
Reunion: The USS NOA iDD-841,; i.DD-
343j and IAPD-24) will celebrate its 15th
annual reunion in San Antonio, Texas,
through May 7. For information, call
Wilma Bennett Rascoe at 386-228-3366.
Thursday, May 4
Arts and crafts: The Duval County
Retired Educators Association will have a
display of arts and crafts from 9:30 a.m. to
noon. Call 665-0056, 354-0750 or 768-0298
'Teen Movie Time"
will be held Friday,
May 5, at 3:30 p.m.
at the Beaches
Branch Library, 600
Third St., Neptune
Where's My Car?"
will be shown. Call
241-1141 for infor-
iday, May 5
Cinco de Mayo.
Photographs by Marie
Rose of Nature Scenes
will be on display
through the end of May
at Mystic Bean Coffee
Co., 226 W. King St., St.
Augustine. Hours are 6
a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday
a.m. to 2 p.m.
"Pilgrimages: Large-Scale Drawings
King" will be on display through A
the Jacksonville Museum of Moc
333 N. Laura St., Jacksonville. C
6911, extension 210, for informati
This-n-That: "This-n-That," an
by Terese Marie Muller, will be or
through May 19 at A Charles Gal
3rd Ave. N., Jacksonville Beach. A
reception and preview party will
from 5 to 8 p.m. today. Call 339-
Jewelry show: Jewelry designs
Levine will be shown at Jewels b
132 Orange St., Neptune Beach, tc
May 6, with a reception party today
to 7 p.m. Call 249-0908 for inform
Exhibits: Paintings and Installa
Radcliffe Bailey, and Nature of Eleg
by Timothy McDowell, will be or
through Aug. 27 at the JacI
Museum of Modern Art, 333 N. L
Jacksonville. An opening reception
held from 6 to 9 p.m. today. Adn
free for members, and $25 for n(
bers. Call 366-6911, extension
Moonlight Movies: The "M
,,.2Moyvies'.'filnmseries.will be held froi
,p.m.,today, May 19, May 26, Jur
June' 9 at the SeaWalk Pavilion. 7
movie is "Endless Summer." Call ;
and press 3 for information.
Saturday, May E
Sea turtle volunteer orie
Volunteer orientation and phase
camp for the 2006 sea turtle season
held from 7 to 8 a.m. on the bea
www.BSTP.net or call 613-6081 for
Animal expo: The Second Annual Spring
Animal Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 2
p.m. at the Greater Jacksonville Agricultural
Fairgrounds. Call 387-8858 or visit
www.jax4h.com for information.
Art festival: The 2nd Annual Art in the
Park Festival will be held at 10 a.m. at Bull
Park. Call 247-5828 for information.
Garage sale: The Duval County Retired
Educators Association will have a garage
sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Good
Shepherd School, 1656 Edgewood Ave. N.
665-0056, 354-0750 or 768-0298.
Dianetics workshop: A free "How Your
Mind Works" dianetics workshop will be
held from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the
Beaches Library, 600 Third St., Neptune
Beach. Call 247-7405 for reservations or
Book-signing: Connie Donaldson will
read from and sign copies of her book
"Heart of a Lion" at 11 a.m. at the Cultural
Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, 50 Executive
Way. Call 273-1947 for information.
ay, and 8 Summer program: Baptist Medical
Sunday. Center Beaches Auxiliary will sponsor a
summer program for ages 14 through 18.
exhibit: Orientation, a tour of the hospital, a
s by Clive mandatory film concerning safety and
\ug. 27 at more will be held at 11 a.m. today. Call
dern Art, 246-6516 for information.
on. Auditions: The Youth of the Beaches Art
Guild will hold auditions from noon to 4
exhibit p.m. at Sandalwood High Schools' auditori-
n display um, 2750 John Prom Blvd., Jacksonville, for
lerv, 228 "Little Shop of Horrors." "Call Jennifer
kn artist's Hendry at 476-3151 for information.
-0029 for Military Appreciation Day: Dolphin
Cove Community Park in Ponte Vedra
Beach will host Military Appreciation Day
by Amy from 3 to 6 p.m. Food and beverages will be
Lubeck, provided. There will be a program honoring
today and active duty and retired service men and
ay from 5 women, as well as a performance by the
nation. Nease Naval Junior ROTC, a helicopter
landing by Helicopter Antisubmarine
nations by Squadron Light (HSL) 44, games, prizes and
py: Works drawings. Call Kris Brown at 373-0574 for
n display information.
Laura St., Freedom Rally: Young adults and youth
n will be are invited to The National Day of Prayer
mission is Freedom Rally from 5 to 9 p.m. at the
on-mem- University of North Florida on the Green.
210, tor The event is free and open to the public,
and will feature live music, spoken word,
rappers, dancers, games, and a unified time
oonlight of prayer and worship. Call 904-449-4547
m 9.to 1.1h or .visit www.crudciall .com.for informationn,
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Tonight's Shrimp Festival: The 43rd Annual Isle of
247-6100 Eight Flags Shrimp Festival Arts & Crafts
Show will be held today and May 7 in
downtown Femandina Beach.
nation: Job seeker workshop: Christ Episcopal
S2 boot Church is sponsoring a free job seeker
)n will be workshop at the Christian Formation
ach. Visit .Center, Room 108, 400 San Juan Driver,
informa- Ponte Vedra. Call 285-6127 or e-mail
crhbeach@Ccomcast.net for information or
to sign up.
Hurricane preparedness program
will be offered at Beaches May 18
With hurricane season only a month
away, the non-profit organization,
Beaches Watch, is sponsoring a free pre-
paredness program for beaches residents
from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 18 at
the Beaches Branch Library, 600 Third St.
in Neptune Beach.
Emergency management officials from
Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach, and
Neptune Beach will present information
and provide free literature on hurricane
preparation, evacuation procedures,
guidelines on reentering the beaches after
an evacuation and restoration efforts.
There w-ill also be a presentation 'by the
Florida Department of Financial Services
designed to inform consumers about
insurance and financial issues for hurri-
The presentations will be followed by a
public question and answer session with
the program panel. Panel members will
be: Deputy Chief John Campbell (Atlantic
Beach Emergency Management), Chief
Gaty Frazier (Jacksonville Beach
Emergency Management), Chief David
Sembach (Neptune Beach Emergency
Management), Marty Senterfitt (Duval
:County Emergency Operations Center),
and Tiffany Reeves (FL Department of
Financial Services, formerly the FL
Department of Insurance).
Beach re-entry passes will be available
for those who attend, along with special
needs forms, which help officials identify
persons who have disabilities and may.
need assistance in the event of a major
storm, according to Beaches Watch
President Sandy Golding.
"Hurricane Katrina has made mahy peo-
pie realize that it is very important for
coastal communities to be prepared,"
Golding said. "The 2006 hurricane season
is expected to be active, so we want to
make sure beaches residents are prepared
in the event a hurricane threatens our
Beaches Watch is a non-profit, non-par-
tisan group of concerned citizens dedicat-
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Neitz's Palm Valley
only a memory now
pnolo Dy CHUCK ADAMS
A sailboat prepares to cross under the McCormick Bridge last week. The drawbridge, opened in 1949, will be replaced by a taller
concrete span by late 2007.
Tenders' span near a close
'by CHUCK ADAMS horns and gates are the first to take annual tests.
-STAFF.,RITER things activated. "There aren't as many
bridge.a aiings'd during th A"
.he sBBCrmida-h., course of a shift as people
bridge over the Intracoastal together, by pushing a but- might think," said Ireland.
Waterway at Jacksonville ton that's part of the con- "During the day, it could
BeSch is entering its stretch sole," said Ireland. be a dozen times, maybe a
drive. "It's kind of idiot proof. couple times at night, a cou-
So too are the brid- When the four locks are pie times from midnight to
getenders who work there. pulled, the lights to open 8 a.m. And sometimes not at
The drawbridge, first the spans start flashing. all."
opened in 1949, will be Then you push the open Other McCormick brid-
replaced by a much taller button, and the spans go to getenders include Coast
concrete span in a few years. full open. Guard veteran David Clancy,
Until then, the bridge is "Before you lower them, Trish Herberg, whose hus-
occupied 24 hours a day by you press the horn button band, Mark, oversees the
at-least one tender who [five short blasts] to signify Main Street, Ortega River
works an eight-hour shift. you're ready to lower the and Sisters Creek bridges,
"Eight months of the year bridge. Once the spans are Glenn Anthony, Jim
we open upon request," said seated, you drive the locks. Munyan, Louie Faulkner and
Vicki Ireland of Jacksonville Then you raise the gates." Ben Harper.
Beach, who has worked on The entire process, Ireland Not much has changed
the McCormick bridge for said, normally takes four to during Ireland's almost eight
almost eight years. five minutes. years on the job, except for
"But two months in the Ireland managed a rental the paperwork, which
spring and two in the fall we car agency before becoming became computerized a few
have our heavier traffic, sail- a bridgetender. As a trainee, years ago.
boats heading north for the she worked each of the three "Prior to computerization,
summer and back south for shifts and then had to pass a everything was handwritten,
the winter. Then we open on written test administered by Log books were kept [to,
the hour and the half hour, the state Department of record the passage of boats
but that's just during rush Transportation. and problems that might
hour. On the weekends it's After passing the written occur]," she said.
fiom noon to six." test, applicants return to the Bridgetenders work for
Bridgetenders lift and bridge for a test opening in C&S Maintenance, an opera-
lower the spans by pushing front of a DOT supervisor in tor of several Florida bridges.
buttons on a console in the charge of area bridges. All high-rise bridges over
tenderhouse. Warning lights, Bridgetenders are required navigable waters have to
have 65 feet of clearance,
according to Terry Hartman,
. ,who. .sipervi .ssbtrid- tl lAi'rl ad
getenders fobrC& ._.- r'.'- *,r 't
The clearance needed to
determine whether a draw-
bridge has to be raised
depends on the tides, said
Ireland. Bridges are raised at
high tide for any vessel
measuring more than 35
Hartman said his company
will try and reassign its ten-
ders to other bridges once
the McCormick drawbridge
is replaced. The first of two
new spans is expected to be
completed by late 2007.
Ireland said she may
switch to the Bridge of Lions
in St. Augustine or to a
drawbridge on State Road
206 near Crescent Beach.
She said bridgetenders
have many ways to occupy
themselves whenthe spans.
"We have most of the lux-
uries of home," she said.
"We have a television,
DVD player, VCR,
microwave, and a refrigera-
"You can read, you can
sew, but you cannot sleep.
And you cannot fish from
the bridge." ..
by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
The Palm Valley Grahl
Neitz remembers had black
bears, panthers and the
Guana River running
But by 1960, a dam had
transformed the once-serpen-
tine river into a lake, and
wildlife that once roamed
Palm Valley's thick forests
and dense saw palmettos had
become visions of the past.
Three..decades later, Neitz,
a descendent of a pioneer
Palm Valley family, began
putting her childhood mem-
ories on paper as a way to
preserve the heritage and
historical significance of a
unique village once known
as Diego Plains,
Neitz's 12-year writing
project culminated recently
with the,publication of her'
Duck Feathers and the Tides:
.A Collection.of Palm Valley
'The 337-page'book also
features family photos, draw-
ings and poems by Neitz, 75,
who was raised in a house
on Mickler Road a few hun-
dred feet from the Atlantic
"Constructed of a shell
and cement mixture
icoquinal, it proved to be
adequate for a beach resi-
dence," the book says.
"A beach-shell driveway
ran from the road to the
garage. ... The generator
powered our one oscillating
fan and provided electricity
.- Ne'ifz, Whose maideftn ame
is Barkoskie, was born in
1931. Her father was a cattle-
man of Polish descent. Her
mother was once a railroad
station telegrapher in Pablo
In "Cabbageberries," Neitz
reflects on her childhood
years (1931-45) in Palm
Valley, "when primitive
Florida was struggling
against the increasing pace
of progress," the book says.
"During the early 1990s, I
saw Palm Valley's saw pal-
metto plains and dense
swamps being gradually
replaced by houses and street
lights and realized my mem-
ories of a beautiful era and
area would die with me,"
added Neitz this week.
"The idea of attempting to
portray them in a book slow-
ly matured. As subdivisions
began to grow in the area, I
saw a need to finish the
Neitz began compiling her
memoirs in 1993 after retir-
ing from the billing depart-
ment at CSX.
She researched the origins
of Palm Valley at area histor-
Duck Peathers. ".1
anud the Tides iZ'
U;~ & L
ical societies and libraries
and interviewed neighbors
and family members to sup-
plement her own stories.
The book also includes
more than a dozen pencil
drawings by Neitz,. some
based on archival photos.
Among the most 'interest-
ing of Neitz's recollections
are chapters on Guana River,
moonshiners, Nlickler's pier,
and School No. 26, where
.Neitz said she learned, "the
three R's plus geography
while sitting at wooden
desks with ink stains and
carvings of scholars who had
"Each row of desks made
up a grade from first to
sixth. ... Sports equipment
was unheard of. ... One out-
house for boys and another
Neitz attended the old
two-room schoolhouse on
Palm Valley Road until its
demise in 1942. She trans-
ferred to Jacksonville Beach
Elementary and went on to
graduate from Fletcher High
School in 1949.
During summer break, '
NMickler's pier was a "major
hangout," Neitz says in the
"Other than a windmill, a
3-horsepower engine sup-
plied the only power source
for the pier. I remember
those ice-cold belly' washers
in the drink box."
Neitz writes poignantly of
her late parents, Eston and
Lois Barkoskie, who married
in 1925. Neitz's mother
raised three children and
then spent 25 years as a
"house mother" at the
Daniel Memorial Home for
Children in Jacksonville.
Her father died in 1961, on
the eve of Alan Shepard's
first space flight.
Neitz doesn't claim to be a
historian, just one of the last
survivors of one of the first
families of Palm Valley.
"I wanted to get it all
down the way it was," she
To order "Cabbageberries,
Duck Feathers and the Tides:
A Collection of Palm Valley
Memories," visit www.ocean-
publishing.com, or call 1-
Martin relies on southern recipes -iM M
by KATHY NICOLETTI
The beautiful plantation
homes in southwestern
Georgia near Albany and the
rich heritage of Southern
cooking enjoyed by their
inhabitants were the inspira-
tion for "The Southern
Plantation Cookbook" by
Ponte Vedra resident Corrine
Carlton's cookbook, pub-
lished in 1976, includes
chapters on the history of
the area's plantations, pho-7
tographs of the plantation
houses, and recipes from
many of the families who
Martin's family home was
Oakland Plantation where
she spent her childhood.
Oakland and several other
plantation houses dated
back to the late 19th century
while others were from the
era before the Civil War.
A good number of the
plantations are to this day
working farms, said Martin,
"The Southern Plantation
Cookbook" has recipes for
real Southern cooking from
the women of the area.
Although out of print,
copies of the cookbook are.
available on Ebay, Mfartin.
Although Ponte Vedra has
been their home for several.
years, Martin and her hus-
band Joe return to southwest
Georgia every year to spend
time at their quail hunting
Earlier this year, Martin's
second book was published.
The children's book is titled
"Tsunami Sue" and is about
a small girl swept away by
the 2004 Asian tsunami.
The child in this imagina-
tive story clings to her
beloved doll as she holds
onto a tree above the rush-
ing water. The story ends
happily as the little girl is
rescued and reunited with
Martin said that she felt
compelled to write the book.
She was inspired by a for-
lorn looking rag doll she
found a week after the disas-
ter. Proceeds from the sale of
the book will be used to
benefit children in the areas
impacted by the tsunami.
"Tsunami Sue" comes
packaged with a small doll
like the one in the story. It
is available at The Book
Mark in Atlantic Beach, A La
Carte Catering, Wickets,
. ineapple Post, and at
"The Southern Plantation
Cookbook" remains a source
of recipes in Martin's
kitchen. Even though her
style of cooking has changed
with,the times, many' of the
recipes in the cookbook are
part of family tradition for
holidays and special occa-
One her favorite recipes in
the cookbook is Light
Homemade Biscuits. She was
taught how to make biscuits
with this recipe by another
southern cook years ago.
With a little practice, Martin
said, it's easy to make really
great biscuits with this
recipe is Tomato Pudding, a
casserole that was a standard
on holiday tables in south-
The pudding is "sweet and
sinful, like a dessert" and
delicious with a
Thanksgiving turkey or any
other type of fowl, said
When she is entertaining,
Martin enjoys selecting
recipes for taste as well as
for eye appeal. Since "the
eye eats first," the presenta-
tion of the food adds much
to the enjoyment of any
Martin's recipe for Black
Forest Pork Chops combines
thick pork chops with a lus-
cious cherry sauce.
See RECIPES, A-9
photo by KATHY IIICOLETTI
Corrine Carlton Martin's book for children "Tsunami Sue" was
published earlier this year. She is also the author of 'The
Southern Plantation Gookbook."
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Beach. Call 273-8055 for
MUSEUM offers hands-on
Activities, play, and learning
opportunities for kids from
9:30 a.m, to 5 pim. Monday
through Saturday at 8580
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville.
Admission is $3.50 for chil-
dren ages 1,3 and $5.50 for all
others. Call 642-2688 for ,
UM LOFT is a multi-genera-
tions learning environment
that offers 16 hands-on sta-
tions for children and adults
to explore the concepts in
modern and contemporary
art. Entry is free wi\th paid
entrance to the Jacksonville
Museum of Modem Art.
Children are admitted free
every Sunday for family Free
Day at 333 Hemming Plaza in
downtown Jacksonville. Hours
of operation are 11 a.m. to 5
p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and
Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. ,
Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday and Noon to 5 p.m.
Sunday. Call 366-6911 for.
Kindermusik and playday
classes Tuesday to Saturday in
Jacksonville Beach and Ponte
Vedra Beach for children from
birth to age 7. For
Kindermusik, a music and
movement program for all
ages, children are divided by
age group. Playday is for walk-
ers to 26 months old and
includes parachute play,
climbing and' musical activi-
ties. Preschool children and
,"up attend without parents.
One trial class is free. Call
249-3828 for information.
ART CONNECTIONS at
the Cummer Museum of Art
& Gardens in Jacksonville
contains hands-on, high-tech
and low-tech interactive
exhibits that encourage, physi-
cal activity and quiet, contem-
plation. Walk through a paint-
ing, create patterns with
dance, make a collage, listen
to, a sculpture, or paint with a
virtual paintbrush. The muse-
.um is located on the north
bank of the St. Johns River at
829 Riverside Ave., phone
356-6857. Hours are 10 a.m.
to 9 p.m. Tuesday and
Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WVednesday, Friday and
Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m.
TREE HILL NATURE
CENTER offers its popular
program for parents and chil-
dren, FUN! (Find
Understanding in Nature), on
the third Saturday of each
month at 10 AM, For a fee of
$10 families discover easy
ways to invite wildlife into
their back yards.
Tree Hill's butterfly house
gives visitors a close
encounter with butterflies.
Animal Encounters, in which
visitors can learn about and
touch several small animals,
can be arranged by calling
Tree Hill at 724-4646 and ask-
ing for the naturalist. Tree Hill
is at 7152 Lone Star Road and
is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Saturday.
Admission is $1 for children
up to 18 years and $2 for
THE BEACHES BRANCH
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Library, 600 Third St.,
Neptune Beach also has chil-
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Free Fishing for children ages 4-12
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Tuesday, April 18. Miller was voted Joseph Finegan's 2005-2006 Teacher of the Year.
Kindergarten registration believe in helping children.
is under way at Finegan The cost is $10 and all pro-'
Elementary. Children must be ceeds will benefit the Beaches
5 yeais old by Sept. 1, 2006. A Resource Center Foundation,
certified birth certificate, a 501C 131 organization. To
physical, up-to-date immu- order a cookbook, call 270-
nization record, social securi- 8200 or e-mail Linda
ty number and proof of Hemphill at
address are needed. Hours are lindah@'uwnefl.org.
9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to Located on the campus of
3 p.m. through Aug. 7. Call Fletcher High School in
247-5996. Neptune Beach, the Beaches
Resource Center is a school-
The Beaches Resource based social services collabo-
Center Foundation will pub- ration serving Beaches area
lish a cookbook for the pur- schools, the children who
pose of fundraising and to attend them, and their fami-
raise awareness of its services lies.
to local school children and The Resource Center offers
their families, a variety of psychological,
The cookbook reflects educational, health, and
recipe favorites shared by social services programs, all
local teachers, parents, school free of charge. Schools served
children, business profession- by the Beaches Resource
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community leaders, Beaches Fletcher Middle, Mayport
Resource Center staff, and a Middle. Marine Science
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and year program homestays,
and the sponsoring organiza-
tion needs a few more local
Duval-area families interest-
ed in learning more about
student exchange or arrang-
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call P.IE., toll-free, at 1-866-
546-1402. The agency also
has travel/study program
opportunities available for
In the April 26 column, Mana
Nordan's recipe for Aioli uses
one-half teaspoon of sea salt.
See more recipes at
Recipes: Black Forest Chops ookrecipestt
Cont. from A-7
This recipe is an excellent
choice for entertaining along
with several dishes prepared
from recipes in the cookbook..
Delicious Cottage Potatoes,
colorful Bacon Parmesan
Broiled Tomatoes, and simply
prepared tender green beans
balance the flavor of the chops
and add color to the table.
For dessert with this menu,
Martin selects two recipes. The
first is Creme Brulee from her
cookbook and the-sechfd is a
more recent addition to her
recipe collection, Lone Star
The following recipes from
Conrrine Carlton Martin include
several from "The Southlien
4 cups self rising flour
2 heaping T shortening
one-quarter cup whole.milk
Sift flour with sifter, then
place flour in a mixing bowl.
Put shortening in the middle of
the flour, making a small hole
in the flour with the shorten-
ing. Add milk, a small amount
.at a time, until all the milk is
used. Take your fingertips and
knead gently until mixture is
slightly stiff. Make biscuits by
hand by pinching off a very
small amount of the dough and
rolling it in the palm of your
hands. The dough will be
shaped like a ball. Take the ball
of dough and pat it down so
that it becomes a little flat.
Place individual biscuits, about
one-quarter inch apart, on a.
greased cookie sheet.
In a pre-heated 350 degree
oven, cook for 25 minutes or
1 small can tomato puree
1 cup brown sugar
1 tsp. salt
three-quarters cup boiling
3 cups toasted white bread
one-half cup butter, melted
Add sugar and salt to tomato
puree, stir well. Add boiling
water and let cook 5 minutes.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Cut crustless bread into half
inch cubes and toast on both
sides. Place toast cubes in medi-
um size rectangular casserole.
Pour melted; butter over bread
and stir. Add boiling tomato
mixture and stir again. Bake, for
50 minutes. Serves 6.
Black Forest Chops
4 pork loin chops, cut one
and one-half inches thick
salt and pepper
1 T oil
1 oz. heated kirsch
one-quarter cup beef sto&k
1 can (1 lb 1 oz.) pitted dark
one-half tsp. each nutmeg,
cloves, marjoram ,
one-half tsp. grated lemon
2 T lemon juice
2 tsp. cornstarch.
one-half cup chopped toast-'
Trim the fat from the pork
chops. Salt and pepper gener-
ouisly. Heat oil in skillet over
medium heat..Place chops in
hot oil and brown on both
sides. Drain fat from pan and
flamb6 chops with heated
kirsch. Pour in stock, cover and
simmer over low heat for one
In the meantime, drain syrup
from cherries. Reserve cherries.
Add seasonings and lemon rind
to syrup. Stir lemon juice and
cornstarch together and slowly
add to syrup mixture. Cook
over low heatuntil sauce is
thick and glossy. After chops
have cooked 45 minutes, pour
syrup mixture into pan with
chops. Just before serving, add
reserved cherries and walnuts
and cook over low heat until
6 medium sizedlIrish
4 T milk
two and one-half cups
creamy cottage cheese
J cup sour cream
1/4 tsp. white pepper
one and one-half tsp. onion,
salt to taste
one-half stick butter
3/4s cup slivered almonds,
Boil potatoes in salted watex.
Remove to mixing bowl and -
mash with 4 T milk. Add sour
cream, cottage cheese, and sea-
sonings. Pour into a greased
ovenproof casserole dish. Dot
top of mixture with butter.
Sprinkle slivered almonds on
top, Bake at 350 degrees for 30
minutes. Serves 8 to 10.
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8-AND-UNDER: (Top) Brittany Hewitt (left) and
Hanna Wier, both of Jacksonville Beach with
"Puppy Face," the first place winner. (Bottom)
Kayley DeLay of Jacksonville Beach with
"Dolphin," which placed second.
photo by JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
BEST IN SHOW AWARD: "The Forgotten Treasure," by Kimberly Hawk and Christine Obi of Jacksonville and Diana, Logan and
Biff Parsons of Orange Park.
FAMILY DIVISION: (Left) Tim, Alison, Megan, John, Brandl,
Emily, Andy and Chloe Christovich of Jacksonville with "New
Drip City," the first-place winner. (Above) Cliff Weise, Joani
Culver, Jamie Culver, Kerry Parlette and Nancy Ingamells,
all of Jacksonville Beach, with "Lizzy the Uzard."
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9-12 YEAR OLD: (Top) Cash Clayton of
Jacksonville Beach with "Two Towers," the first-
place winner. (Bottom) Amadeo Lathion of Ponte
Vedra Beach with "Rattlesnake," the second-place
GROUP DIVISION: (Above) David and Doreen Frantz of Jacksonville Beach
and Puff Darling of Jacksonville with "Asian and Lucy," the first-place winner.
(Right) Jacqui Suarez, Nadia Hionides, Ellas Hionides, Noah Stone and
Dennis Stone, all of Atlantic Beach, with "Love."
13-16 YEAR OLD: (Top) Jessie and Burgay
Staley of Atlantic Beach with "Pig," the first-place
winner. (Bottom) Kyle Holden, Rachael Campbell
and Stephanie Holden with "Dragon," the second-
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Senators fal in district championship
Fletcher set to take on
DeLand in its regional
playoff round opener
By JOHNNY WOODHOUSE
Junior right-hander Mike
Miranda of Gaines'ille Buchholz
usually comes in to close out
Thursday night, Miranda
opened and dosed for the visit-
ing Bobcats in a 4-2 win over
Fletcher High in the District 1-
6A title game at Sandalwood.
6 saves) tossed a
with nine strike-
outs and added
an ,RBI double
to pace Buch-
holz to its sec-
ond straight dis-
Ridge 19-8) BOBCATS
round one of SENATOR
thb 6A playoffs.
,Fletcher (19-71 travels to
DeLand to.face the surprise
District 2-6A champion Bulldogs
(17-9) at Conrad Park on
'DeLand captured its first dis-
trict crown in 10 years Thursday.
Fletcher was hoping to corral its
first since 1995.
S"Miranda is a player," said
Fletcher skipper Kevin Brown
"He hits well, too. We had
seen him before, but always in
the closing role. I didn't think he
could go that long. To his credit,
Miranda struck out the last
five Senators he faced. He also
roped a double off Senator
starter Devin Gonzalez in the
third inning and plated the
eventual winning run.
Buchholz, under 23-year head
coach Bob Smith, rallied from an
early 2-0 deficit with three runs
in the third and an insurance in
Fletcher opened the scoring
on an RBI hit by Kevin LeHane
that scored Sam Perry from sec-
ond and a passed ball that scored
LeHane from third.
Tyler Bounds (double) and
f other two hits.
took the loss for
giving up eight
the team's only
4 with a double
and two RBI.
S 2 Fletcher's first
Braswell, Justin Preckailo, Gon-
zalez and Perry managed only
two hits in 12 combined at-bats.
"We've come back all year and
I thought one of those four was
going to rope a double or hit a
home run and we would walk
out of here with a 5-4 win,"
added Brown, who leads
Fletcher into the playoffs for the
first, time since 1996.
"We made baserunning mis-
takes and fielding mistakes. This
game 1 ,,a mental letdown on
our part. ", ;
"But we're moving on. This
would really be bad if this was
the last game, but it's not."
Brown chocked up the loss to
lack of -playoff experience.
Buchholz re~led on its 10 previ-
ous years of postseason experi-
Photo by ROB DeANGELO
Senators baserunner Tyler Bounds dives back safely to first on a pickoff attempt from action earlier this season. Bounds, who
clubbed a double, had one of Fletcher's three hits last Thursday night against Gainesville Buchholz pitcher Mike Miranda in the dis-
trict championship game. The Bobcats defeated the Senators, 4-2.
ence to capture the district title
as the third seed.
The Bobcats reached the
regional semifinals last year and
have made the elite eight 'five
"But we have not been able to
make the jump [to state]," added
Smith, who started Miranda
after using his Nos. I and 2
pitchers in beating top-seeded
Mandarin Tuesday night.
"There were two kids we did-
n't want to beat us, and that was
Perry and Gonzalez. So in situa-
tions where they could hurt us,
we worked around them.
Brown also said Preckallo (two
walks, strikeout) never saw "a
fastball" and that Miranda took
his time when Gonzalez was at
the plate, eventually inducing
the Florida State signee into
"He stepped off the rubber
when Devo was up there," added
Brown, whose team's 19 wins are
the most b). Jetchet sice 1995.
"I bet Devo's at-bats lasted 10
minutes. We made mistakes and
those guys put it on us. That's
why you have to be intense the
entire game. And that starts
when you walk through the
"We'll do better."
Game time for Tuesday is 7
p.m. A win would put Fletthri
in the regional semifinals on
Friday, also at 7 p.m.
Spring football practices get underway
Pnolos by ROB DeANGELO
Spring football practice
began Monday at Fletcher
High School. Coaches and
players returned to action in
preparation for the annual
spring game later this month.
ABOVE LEFT: Players do
pushups before beginning
ABOVE: Agility drills are part
of the preseason conditioning.
LEFT: Defensive backs and
receivers went through a
series of pass-catching drills.
RIGHT: Players perform speed
and agility drills.
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inch andAtelevich win Ranger Redfish tourney
C congratulations to veteran
anglers Larry "Fishman".
Finch and his partner
George Altelevich for winning
lat weekends' Ranger Redfish
The top 15 redfish anglers
from Georgia, Florida, South
Carolina, Texas and Louisiana
participated in the two-day
event last Friday and Saturday.
Each day they could weigh up
their two largest legal redbass.
Larry and George weighed up
two reds on Friday that totaled
14.99 pounds and on Saturday
their two reds weighed 12.78
pounds. They caught their reds
using live finger mullet near
the Atlantic Blvd. Bridge.
Their prizes included a new
Ranger Bass Boat, a 40-horse
power Yamaha and a trolling
motor, a Hummingbird fish
finder and a Loadmaster Trailer.
The weekend was blown out,
of course, but earlier there was
plenty of action from the
mouth of the river to the
Capt. David King and Mfike
Morris on the "Crusty Crab"
found the first real bite of hun-
gry jacks, blues and Spanish last
week and using any lure they
picked up caught coolers full of
fish each morning.
Capt. Kirk WVaJtz on his
"Enterprise" can always be
found around the fish. On
Monday morning, with the
Malcolm Jones party, Capt. Kirk
reports a catch of 12 redbass
and seven trout.
On Friday morning, in the
river near the Carrier Basin,
Catherine Birmingham and her
daughter Andy fished with
Capt. Kirk and caught 24 jacks
and eight trout trolling.
Then in the afternoon, with
the Wayne Watkins party,
along the jetties pulled in 11
redbass, a trout and two sharks.
Canal guide John Dyrssen
and Dwight Hibbard last
Tuesday used live shrimp on
their float rigs and caught eight
speckled trout and eight floun-
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between the Atlantic Blvd. and
The "Mayport Princess," with
Capt. George Strate at the
wheel, made trips last Monday,
Tuesday and Wednesday to
around the Eiton Bottom.
On Monday, Mark Timmons
led all anglers by pulling up
two mangrove snapper at 14
and 12 pounds. Anglers caught
another 12 mangrove snapper,
two big grouper and their limit
Jeff Woodard held the hot
Larry "Fishman" Finch, left, and George Atelevich with two of .
the redbass that enabled them to win last week's Ranger redfish
pole from the Princess on
Wednesday. He cleaned a 25-
pound and a 12-pound snap-
per. Other anglers caught three
S kings, an amberjack and their
limit of big beeliners.
Capt. Dennis Young on his
V: "Sea Dancer" last Monday, with
the Alien Earl party, fished the
bottom at M.G. and M.F. for
five snapper and a pair of
grouper, and on Tuesday, with
Bryan Pfyfer and three others,
Capt. Dennis reports a catch of
50 large beeliners and one
Jetty guide Fred Morrow
fished the jetties last week with
William Myers and Troy Taylor
and pulled up five redbass out
of the rocks measuring 27 to 33
James Gergley, J.B. Hill and
Steve Vash fished from the
"Fun Times" last Monday near
the rocks and caught 20
Spanish and five redbass, and
then on Tuesday this crew used
pogies at the jetties and caught
20 redbass measuring 25 to 32
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June 5-8; June 12-15; June 19-
22 and June 26-29.
Instruction takes place
Monday to Thursday from 8:30
a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
The Sunshine Baseball School
features instruction from Fletcher
vaisitv coach Kevin Brown, and
current Senators assistant coach-
es Dr. Jim Timmons and Boomer
Cost is $125 per session and
includes lunches, drinks and T-
shirt. For more information con-
tact Dr. Jim Timmons at 223-
1664 or 521-2687.
Tonmmy Hulihan's Beaches
Basketball Camp at St. Paul's
School takes place July 24-28.
Camp for those entering grades
3-5 is from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m.
Camp (or grades 6-9 takes place
from 12:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Cost is $85, but registration
after July 1 is $90. For more
information xisit www.beaches-
basketball.com or phone Tommy
Hulihan at 349-2611.
Bud Beec i Camps
The Bud Beech Summer Camps
at Nease High School begin May
Ten weekly sessions are avail-
able, most of which run from
Monday through Thursday. The
cost of each session is $55 half day
[9 a.m. to noon or noon to 3"
p.m.] or $95 extended day [9 a.m.
Campers may choose the
morning camp that runs from 9
a.m. to noon and select basketball,
soccer, flag football or dance/gym-
nastics. The afternoon camps run
from noon to 3 p.m. and offer
basketball or cheerleading.
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application form, call 904-686-
4075 or e-mail beechjr-
ABOVE: This. week's history,
.iture features Don-Goodling .
and his wife, Neese, with a 58-
pound king he caught in 1989
trolling a live pogie off
LEFT: William Lawlor with his
first dolphin, caught recently
aboard "Fins and Sins" with
Capt. Jeff Johnson.
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JAX BEACH. Osceola Ave. 50'x115'. trop-
ical back area. 476-5029. $245,000.
RESIDENTIAL LOT, 50'x62'. Atlanlic
Beach. Park & Edgar. $68,000. 710-8083.
LOT- 50'X100' Vilano Bch, $209,000.
Grace Ellis, All Pro Realty Specialists.
BEACHSIDE- SUBDIVISION in So. PVB.
90'X120'.Ocean access/ picnic area
across Ine street. Build your dream home
with a potential ocean/ intercoasial
waterway views $349:900. John
JAX BCH, FSBO. 125'x50 cleared lol
408 S. 61h SI Appraised $200,000. Call
SOUTHSIDE OFF Bellort. Brick home,
3BR 2BA, 1895sf, built 1987,many up-
grades $292,500 Independent Brokers
E OF A1A In PVB S399K, 3BR/2BA Fid-
dler's Marsh. lakeiront, pool, fireplace.
large kitchen. FSBO. 607-1030.
AFFORDABLE JAX Beach second Iloor,
marshview condo is perfect for anyone
who wants to live at ihe beach but not pay
beach pnces! Move-in ready wirefngera-
lor, microwave, washer, dryer and ceiling
tans. Freshly painted interior, security sys-
tem, screened lanai, and fIreplace are just
some of Inhe upgrades! 5157,900. Pryllis
Staines, 904-476-SOLD. RE/MAX Coastal
Real Estale. www.pstaines.com
FSBO, '3569 Eunice Road, Isle of Palms.
$282,000. 1750sf.. 3BR/2BA, completely
upgraded 2 car garage. (904)463-3793.
-JAX BEACH, 938 18th Ave. North, 3/1.5.
1600st, $343k, Broker. Renee L. Baron,
6 BLKS TO OCEAN, 3BR 2 l 2BA,
1935s1. Only $494,500. (904)472-4039.
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY 6 blocks
from beach. Duplex, 2BR/1BA. 1000st.
each unit. CH/A, new rool 5429 900
Realtor! owner. Call Kathy Tillakos at 904-
46 6 -3 0 5 3 1- ,, .. ... .. : .,. ,. ,. ,
ATLANTIC'BEACH, 3BR'2BA. idlatly ren-
ovated $279K. 349-2332 or 591-2278.
WALDEN CHASE 4BR/2BA w/pool. Open
floor plan, great kitchen w/granile; sur-
round sound. 2 years new. $359,900.
537-3969. Will co-op. 2.59%.
PONTE VEDRA, 3BR/2BA beautiful, re-
modeled townhome on lake End unil
PVB- 3BR12BA, newer tile, consider lease
purchase $169,900. Owner/Agenl.
BEST DEAL In Neptune Beachl 3 Blocks
to Ocean. 3BR/2.5BA, built in 2003 Cur-
reni appraisal $550,000 2cr Gar age.
Asking 5465,000. Will consider all ofers.
NEW PRICEI Atlantic Beach. Goll. water
view 3/2. pool $395,000. 1555 Linkside
Dr. Pc25 s 32 h7- p:839 /inotue.net/36118.
PABLO WOODS. 3BR/2BA, 2 car gar
with Florida room, ig cul-de-sac lot. Move
in ready, $234,500.
Ponle Vedra 2BR,2BA condo. End unit-
no one above you Frpic vaulted ceilings.
totally remodeled. $325,500
Call Kirk Killebrew al 1904)463-1131
www killebrewrealty com,
ADORABLE 4/2, one owner home has
one ol the prettles lots in the area Mani.
cured yard has lush landscaping and room
enough lot a pool. Fenced yard with extra
decking, screened porch, formal dining
room, eai-in kitchen with breakfast bar,
security, ceiling plans, and lermiie bond.
$249 900 Please contact Phyllis Staines
with RE/MAX Coastaj Real Eslate at 904.
476-SOLD or visit www.pstaines.com
EAST OF 3rd Duplex 215 Sth Ave. North
$625.000 241-8269 Zoned C-1.
DESIRABLE BEACH AVE TOWNHOME
End unit w'fenced yard. 3BR/2.5BA.
1660-7 Beach Ave. 2150st, beach access
across street Kitchen Isle w/ceramic tile.
Wood burning fireplace, screened porch
w/deck Single garage $712,000 by
.SAWGRASS PLAYERS Club. 3BR 2BA,
Ig scr por., totally renovated Incl. balhs &
kitchen $319,900. 537-4083.
NEAR MAYO Clinic, off San Pablo.
3BR/2BA, 2-car, remodeled. $315,000. In-
dependent Brokers. 710-3111.
ATLANTIC BCH-- 701 Begonia Sr.
3BR/2BA fenced, yard, CH&A, quiel
neighborhood, $180.000. 334-0563. 249-
SPACIOUS 4'2 brick front on 21 acres
with room enough Ior a pool. Fenced yard
wilh separate shed. open patio is greal for
entertaining, ormal living and dining wilh
hardwood floors, eat-in kitchen. inside
laundry, sprinkler, water softener and ter.
mite bond. $324.000 Please contact
Phyllis Sialnes with RE/MAX Coastal Real
Estate al 904-476-SOLD or visit
FSBO, NORTH JAX BEACH. 3BR/2BA,
lenced yard New paint in/oul New
carpel. CH&A. REDUCED, $279.900
3BR FORECLOSURE, only $27,900! Must
sell. For listings. 800-749 8124 exl. 1490.
NEWER. CUSTOM built, private, ocean.
ronI home with high dune views ol the
ocean and Inlracoastal Waterway Approx.
4458+ st. 5BRI4.5BA. denim office. tile and
hardwood floors, formal living and dining.
pool and spa, screened lanai with hot tub,
lush landscaping and loaded $2.750,000.
Phyllis Slaines, 904-476-SOLD RE/MAX
Coaslal Real Eslate. www pstaines corn
COZY WATERFRONT cottage, St Jonns
River boat slip. $289,900. (904)501-3314.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 805 Plaza. 9 blocks
to Ocean, Cule, 3BR/2BA bungalow,
975st, tIle/carpet, new paint in/oul, large
tencedin backyard, will co-op. $224.900.
FORMER ICI model waterfront home is
move-in ready. Immaculate 3BR12.5BA.
has 2705sl w.'Epaclous open family room
w.gas fireplace, lormal dining, ion. and in-
side laundry Over, $71,000 in upgrades
were included when his model was built
in 2000 Entenraini on either of your two
screened lanais, open deck, and balcony
overlooking your private dock overlooking
the navigable waterfront $889,000.
Please contact Phyllis Starnes with-
REiMAX Coastal Real Estale at 904-476.
SOLD or visit: www psiaines.com
ATLANTIC BEACH, Beauliful neighbor-
hood., on cul-de-sac. 1700 heated sq fh.
Double garage, screened back porch,
3BR'2BA 1 Block to Ocean. Asking
$649.000. 249-2268, 651-9081
ATLANTIC BEACH rental 2+ bedrooms.
within 2-3 blocks to lown center or Sea-
place condo ok. Need by 6/1106. 249-8502
FSBO 626 Ponie Vedra Blvd. B-2, 2nd
Floor end unit, 3BR/2BA, 1450sl,
screened marsh Iront porch, private ocean
view porch. frplce CH&A, washer/ dryer.
$539.900, 387-3604 or 631-8866.
SAWGRASS- BEST location at the beach!
1/1, ground floor, end unit, lull amenities
including beach access, fitness center,
24nr security, $169,750. 904-382-0152.
JAX BEACH- Jardin 3/2. 1500sl.. garage
$253K. Owner/ Broker. Call Renee L
Baron, Inc (904)242.2821.
EAST OF A1A 2BR/2BA w/garage in the
Colony. Upper unit overlooking preserve.
Outer & private. $244,900. 904-742-0508
BEACH LIVING! FSBO- 3BR 2BA, 1453s1.
open floor plan, all new beauty. 2nd St. N.,
2nd ioor w/ Ig balcony. Granile counters,
lialian Iile Preconstruclion price. Must sell
moving oul t country. See Ihe ocean, live
the dream at an affordable price. Excellent
investment. $550,000. 838-8725.
LIVE 1/2 BLOCK TO OCEAN IN
ATLANTIC BEACH FOR UNDER S400K
3BR/2BA ground Iloor. Fully furnished &
ready for your Summer at thne Beach.
Pool, patio. Still undiscovered "Seaplace"
is the best value at thIe Beach. $398,500.
Owneriagent, 1904)247-1049, 60Q-4325.
OCEANFRONT, FURNISHED' 1BR/1BA.
Only 3 units in building. ALL OF TOP
(3rd) FLOOR. 1-1/2 blocks nonh of Sea
Tunrtle Inn. $450,000. 881-9005.
BRAND NEW. Lovely Townhouse.
2BR/2 5BA, Woll Creek. All amenities. 2BR/2BA, 3RD Iloor, Grand Reserve, Bay-
$179,000. 343-2418. hill model, 1200sf., many upgrades
119 37th AVE. SOUTH
Newly renovated 3BR/2BA, vaulted ceil-
ings. 50x123 lot. New roof, HVAC. Hard-
wood floors, new kitchen, all appliances.
NORTH JAX beach 8 blocks to beach,
3/2, garage, corner lot, fenced, wood
Iloors, new roof, new windows in 2004,
very nice. Vanguard GMAC Real Estate .
Call Gail..803 6560. .. 3.- --:-
PV.HOME in Solano Cay, ,181 .SolanoiCay
Cirsle. $315K. 3BR/2.5BA, lenced yard,
2 car garage Too many upgrades lo lisil
Call 904-864-6590 for more information
J.B. OPEN HOUSE, Saturday/ Sunday
12-3pm, 308 13th Ave. North, 3BR/1BA,
pool. 8 blocks to ocean, 472-5558, Mag-
New construction located at 6th Ave S. &
91h Sl in Jax Bch.. 3BR/ 2 5BA, 1700sl,
led first Iloor, owners suite w/ luxury bath,
.separate shower, private deck. Cuslom
kitchen, designer fixtures throughout. Dual
A'C, sprinkler system, fenced yard. 2 car
garage. Move in before summer Ohered
ati $339,000. Call for showing 249-6150.
Will co-op wilh realtors.,
FSBO- 'PVB condo, 2BR 2BA w/ garage.
gollcourse views. $218,000
OPEN HOUSE. Saturday & Sunday.
12noon-4pm. Ocean Links, PV, Solana
Road, Unit ff836. 2BR/2BA w/garage. New
carpet & kilcnen counters, cabinets.
$218.000. 1904.1806-1202, (904)543-9621.
JAX BEACH. NEWER 2BR/2BA. Many
upgrades. 1200sl. 9fl ceilings w/fans,
walk-in closely, Kitchen appliances.
%3srfe'radyer, terrace,. fireplace. garage.
ScturtnyV I system .- FSBO $225,.000;
OCEANFRONT, 3BR/2BA. under con-
struction, 2100si., 2 patios. $945,000.
VALENCIA LUXURY CONDO new con-
struclion in Jax Beach/ PVB Beach.
2BR/2BA, available for closing in June.
$382,900, 904-220 8676.
2 BLOCKS to ocean Jax Beach 2/2 newer
condo $294,000. Owner/ Agent 463-7343.
PV BCH 2BR/ 2BA, $199,000. Grace Ellis,
All Pro Realty Specialists. 655-7923 Icell).
PONTE VEDRA luxury condos. over
2800sf. 1/2mi to ocean. $750.000 S up.
Assoc. to Marsh Landing C.C. & The Ser-
enara Beach Club. Micnele 707-5225
NEPTUNE BEACH 215 Lora Street
2BR/1BA. 1-1/2 blocks to Ocean.: Large
deck. CH8A wall-lo-wall carpel, WDHU
$875/mo.. dep. No pets (904)249-4508,
2 BLOCKS to ocean 2BR't.5BA.
Tile floors, washer' dryer., enced deck.
pets negoliaole 2168 S 2rd Sireer
$1200,mo Call 535-8131.
1ST STREET NEPTUNE BCH
2BR'2 5BA Townnome w'd. dishwasher.
fireplace. berber carpet, 18" ceramic lile,
private balcony, pnvale patio, $1395imo.
Available May. 333-8462. Harrigan Pjrop
JAX BEACH EFFICIENCY. 20 Steps to
Beach., almost Oceanlronm Avaiiable im-
mediately $625/mo security, includes
waterisewer. 241 5251.
1/1 BRAND NEW Townhome, corner on
golf course. 5 star amenities, beach ac-
cess in Summerhouse. $900'mo waler in-
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhouse,
2BR/2.5BA. garage, lencedin deck and
yard. tile, new carpet, pets allowed, bike
to beach. satellite ready, $1250/mo.
Deposit required, 273-5653
S. JAX BCH 2 & 3 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU: East of 1st St. $795-
$1195/mo. 4151 Tradewinds, 4 BR waler
froni $1500/mo. 241-7368, 733-3730.
OCEAN, 2-BLOCKS 2BR/1BA, $950/mo.
215 8th Ave. North, J B 241-8269
WATERFRONT RENTAL 2BR/2BA
Townhouse $850/mo. 1 mile west ol May-
pon lerry. 733-5225., 241-RENT.
NEAR PONTE Vedra 1 block beach Best
area, quire, safe residential neignDorrood.
2BRi,1BA, lower duplex, new carpet, tile 8
paint CH&A, wasner! dryer included, no
smoking. no pels. $895'mo., lease depos.
JAX BEACH Apanrmen., 2BR/1BA. Newly
renovated. Washer/dryer Ouiel area
available now. $875/mo+ deposit. 201
North 9th St. 246-9162 (30)
LUXURIOUS Pelican Point. 2BR/2BA,
available now. $1700-$2600/mo. 3 month
minimum rental (904)241-7206. ',:
WOLF CREEK, ICW, brand new 3BR'
2.5BA. garage, 1700s1, pool, W/D,
$1295/mo. Magnolia Properties.
JAX BEACH. East of 3rd 3BRB/1BA
Aparnmen. -& Ir. ablocKS TO Ocean.
Washer/dryer. CH&A $1140/mo
PONTE VEDRA. Spacious 3BR12BA
Townhouse, wood Iloors. Ouiei, secure
neighborhood, close io Beaches, Aloqp-
ping. JTB. $995/mo. Call 285-7162
BAYMEADOWS. BEACHES, Mandarin
Wesiside Soulnside Efficiencies
$100/wk, Apartments $150/wk. also nous-
es for rent furnished/ unfurnished, week/
ATLANTIC BEACH. Main St Duplex,
2BR/.1BA. screened porch, fireplace..
WDHU. CH&A, $750/mo (904)891-0606,
or 13521478-2161. ,.,
JAX BEACH. Beautiful, 2BB/2BA,
4 blocks to ocear, fireplace, -:W/D.
JAX BCH, OCEANVIEW
2BR'1BA, upper apartment. 101 SouL h
161h Avp $975,mo No dogs. Security de-
posit $500 Broker Owner, 249-8766. .I.
ICW. NEWLY Renovaled, iBRI/BA,
Hodges Blvd galed community, ground'
floor. pnvate entrance, amenities, minUle's
to Mayo & Beaches $895/mo 655-5754.
ATLANTIC BEACH bright efficiency
across from ocean on Beach Ave. Availa-
ble June 1st. Nonsmoking, no dogs First,
last, and secunly, $725/mo. 247-4527.'
HALF OFF 1ST MONTH. FURNISHED
1BR/1BA, 1 block to beach, laundry free,
pool, pets OK $950/mo. 477-4640. -.
JAX BEACH 2BR conage near ocean.
CH&A. WDHU. no pets, $895/mo w/$450
JAX BEACH. 4 Blocks to Ocean
1BR/1BA Apanmenl, $550/mo. 220 41h
Street So (904)891-0606, (352)478.2161
ATLANTIC BEACH. 3 Blocks to Beach, SOUTH JAX Beach, affordable, Villas at ATLANTIC BCH 2/1.5, S750/mo. plus sec
2BR/1BA on 60'x150 lot, 255 Sherry Dr. Marsh Landing, 2BR/2BA, ground oor, 1- 507 Jordan C (East of Maypon of Don-
$479,000.349-2504. car garage, $199,900. 655-3491 Owner/ ner). 642-1003
NORTH GEORGIA GCaed Mour. uin Com-
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irne Hour North of Atlanta. Golf. Tennis.
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i-N MI.nniiuin L creage. Lakeside 1 2 to 5 acre
.i.ie le- ne.led around a scenic lake. Direct
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Giledf. near Chananooga Reads lor youw
mouraiinr dream home! Call i 66)292-5769
fJORTH CAROLINA gated lakelroni com.
munity 1.5 acres plus, 90 miles of shore-
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dev tioprrent discounts. 90% financing.
%. \ NOIOLNTAINS 5 acres ,wih frontage on
er. i.rge prurine creek. .er> prnate. e\cel-
lell rl'i:b.,ri canic.eing, good access, near Nevw
Ro er. ra.l S.ue Park. $39,500. Owner
I +r.oi' Is' 35in1 mountairl'oVA com.
COASTAL GEORGIA Land for sale by
owner Private golf community designed
by Frei. Couples .' Davis Love. Marina'
ienn: pool/ Illness. Jeckylli St Simons Is-
hlad $t119,900 Call (315)529-1277.
LAKEFRONT AND Lakeview Properties
rjeilled in the hills of Tennessee on the
shoe, of pristine Norris Lake. Call Lake-
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mountains. Land, homes, commercial &
,nesrmeni Everything we touch turns to
ol.:.id Jane Baer Realty. (706)745-2261,
IrE v1 ILABMA WATERFRONT T 2 hour,
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.ili ineedible moss-draped hardwoods Plan-
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Rancn $129,990 Mt. views, trees, rolling
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FSBO, SEASIDE at PV, lakefront sun HIDDEN COVE- Come see the beautiful ATLANTIC BCH. 1651 Coquina Place,
FSB, SEASIDE at PV, laefron, sun- water view fromthe large sunroom of ths JAX BEACH 1BR/1BA near Marsh Land- ATLAN1 blBCH.k ro65oconge e
85n upgrades. 3BR/2BA 439,900. very clBR/2BAR/2BA home. Many extras. ing, $144,900, Owner/ agent 463-7343. ard, new carpe and tile, no dbgs,
285-206100. 1.A $254.990 Broker 241-7900 $750/mo 246-6039 or 962-6361.
-SBO, east on AlA, 2UUUSI., 4bH/2.bHA.
Lot 60x100, 1 block to ocean access, 1/2
mile to JTB and shopping centers. Selling
As Is', $600,000. Call 904-631-5960.
FSBO- ICW completely refinished 3/2
1595st cul-de-sac home on the largest lot
in Villages of Pablo. New laminate and tile
floors through out plus a bonus laundry
room and large filed screened porch
Master bedibalh suite Includes 2 large
Jack,.JiII closes. Home Includes 3 sets ol
beautiful french doors, new trim and crown
molding brand new appliances, decora-
live ceiling fans. irrigation system, and
renovated 2 car garage Ipeg board and
slat walls. House is re-plumbed (2006),
has new root (2001) and new HVAC
(2004) This quiet family neighborhood ;s
3 miles to the beach and has a club pool,
tennis/ basketball courts. $247,900 Call
386-7873 for appointment
PONTE VEDRA FSBO 3BR/2 5BA, 2-car
garage. 1550sf. open floor plan, 42' Hick-
ory cabinets, granite counter tops. new
barber carpet.l, hard wood floors.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, The Islands,
2BR,'2BA. attached garage, community
pool. tennis $250.000. (904)703-8380..
WINDSOR PARKE brick 3BR/2BA on
13th Green of Windsor Parke Golf Course
$437,000, Call 223-3809 for appl.
3BR/2BA MOBILE Home with land, on
San Pablo Rd. $145,000. 333-2749.
PONTE VEDRA -Seaside Community-
180 Crosscove Cir., 3BR/2BA. stucco
home, lr2 mile to beach, 1716st. ,-400sl.
screened porch. 71'x122' lot. Built In 93.
$384,900. No realtors. (904)233-8208
Enchanted raised house on hidden la-
goon. Large wooded lot. 3BR 2BA greal
interior, Jax Beach, $375,000 FIRM.
249-1020 lor appointment & escon to pn-
PONTE VEDRA. FSBO. 3BR/2BA,Corian
counlertops, 1250s1 Fireplace. 1-car ga-
rage. community pool. Walk to Ocean.
-an'""5^ gg lil IIIIIllpi'il
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ATLANTIC BEACH. Like new, 3BR/2BA
single, 1215sl, w/carpon, deck, all GE
Kitchen, CH&A, washer/dryer, new carpet.
Many upgrades Financing available. Re-
FOR SALE or Lease to Own. Motivated
seller. 1993 Springhill by Fleerwood.
completely restored. 3BR/2BA No credli
check. Call 904-223-0083 or cell 904-613-
MAYPORT. 2000 doublewide. 3/2 w/
frplc., $30,000 Call 220-7666 eves.
1983 DOUBLEWIDE in Portside,
3BR/2BA, W/D, Indge. slove, CH&A.
2005 PURSUIT by Georgie Boy .30' class
A motor, home, 3,185 miles, 2 slide outs.
Loaded,' like brand new, less than 1 year
old. $69,900. 246-9383.
MOBILE HOMES. $500 to $550, on pn-
vate lots Near Maypon Naval Siation, no
BEACH AVE, All Bcn. 2BR 1BA apt Call
NEPTUNE BCH newly remodeled town-
home. 2BR/1 5BA, w/d, garage, lenced
yard, small pel ok. $1000/mo Available
immed. 2134 Rosewood Dr 333-1076.
JAX BEACHFRONT 2BR condo, no lease,
pet negotiable, $1300/mo.. 673-1550. ,
BLOCK TO Beach, 126 8th Ave.. S.
2BR/1BA. CH&A..WDHU. clean and, up-
dated No pets. $875/mo 724-6335
VILANO BEACH 2-slory home. 3/2,
1800sl, 1/2 block from ocean. lyr lease.
$1800/mo or vacation rental $1000/wk
NEPTUNE BEACH- clean, new carpel,
2BR/1.5BA duplex, CH&A, dishwasher.
ceiling plans. WDHU, lenced back yard
w/upper deck No pets. $795/mo, $700
secunty deposit, 2208 Marsh Point Rd.
Credit check and references required
w/$25 non-retundable application fee.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Clean, nice
IBR apt. w/ garden airium. $750/mo
Avail. soon spacious 2BR 247-1417.
IBAH N tS" .;!f BEACH RENTALS ; 1
I Unfurnished Homes Beach Walk SPV 2BR/2BA. home has Summerhouse PV
Pointe Vedra by the Sea-PV screened porch, wood deck on lagoon, bch Newly renovated, new carpet, baths, 1
5 5BR/3.5BA, fabulous home, 3 car garage, access. $1500/mo kitchen, tile, fireplace, walk to shops, great ,
fenced backyard., screened porch. 660 Upper 8th Ave S JB 3BR/2BA two amenities. "
$2950/mo. story, fenced backyard, tile floors, fireplace, IBR/IBA, 1stfloor. $775/mo
The Grove PV 4BR/3BA, home. on upgrades thru-out. $1500/mo.. IBR/IBA, Villa. $875/mo
1 private lot wv/preserve views, hardwood Las Palmas PV 3BR/2BA duplex w/new 2BR/2BA, Ist floor. $1050/mo. ,.
.; floors, three car garage. $2700/mo. carpet, new kitchen, garage, fresh paint. 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor. $1195mo.
Marsh View SPY 4BR/4BA, $1300/mo. 2BR/2BA. furnished. $1495/mo.
Oceanviews, tile floors. $2000/mo. Furnished Homes Palms at Marsh Landing JB
4BR/4BA. End unit w/elevator. 2800 sqft, The Colony PV 2BR/2BA ground floor. Screened porch, tile floors
beach access, attached garage. $2200/mo. garage, fireplace. east of A 1A. $1350/mo. BR/I BA, 2nd floor, Intracoastal views.
r Summerfield PV 3BR/2BA, spacious Villages of Vilano SPY 2BR/2BA, $900/mo
b home in walking distance to schools & oceanfront condo, wood floors, upgrades, 3BR/2BA. 1st floor, end unit. $1285/mo.
beach. $2200/mb o. garage, amenities. $1800/mo. Villas at Marsh Landing JB .
Fairfield PV 31R/2.5BA, two story Ocean Grande SPV 3BR/3BA. Condo, Fireplace, screened porch .
^ home w/screened porch on water, 2 car luxuriously furnished, screened porch, across I BR/1BA, 2nd floor garage. $875/mo r
"-garage. $1950/mo. from ocean. $3000/mo. 2BR/2BA, 1st floor, garage. $1050/mo. 4
SVilano Walk SPY 4BR/3.5BA,. newer Intracoastal West Bellezai- PV 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor condo, ;
o two story, across from ocean, light & Avanti Kernan 1BR/1BA, 2nd floor w/ private views, tile floors, upgrades. $1100/
bright, garage. $1800/mno. screened porch. $850/mo. mo.
r 38 17th Street AB 3BR/2.5BA, 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor condo, all appliances, Ocean Links PY
townhouse, 1/2 block to ocean, quiet great amenities. $945/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor. $1100/mo. '
neighborhood, private patio, remodeled. The Seasons @ Kensington Kernan 2BR/ 2BR/2BA, condo has garage, fireplace,,s
S$1750/mo. 1.SBA, two story, end unit, tiled screened porch. golf course views. $1200/mo.,
Qusall Point PV 3BR/3BA. Home has porch, comm. pool. $995/mo.
screened porch, decks, wood floors, golf Wolf Creek Hodges 2BR/2.5BA brand new COASTAL REAI-ESTATE
course views. $1700/mo. townhouse, end unit, screened porch, preserve rve *R ... O SmithT
L'atrium PV 3BR/2BA SFH, porch views, amenities. $1095/mo. (Sh90on) 85-54
w/jacuzzi, lake view, fireplace, comm. Unfurnished Condos w (90'W4) .285-5640
pool, garage. $1600/mo. www.rentthebeaches.com
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LG 1BR, CH/A, great deck, $590 & up No
AQUATIC GARDENS, All Bch. Town-
house, 3BR/2BA, new appliances Includes
washer/ dryer. Fenced yard. Pels OK
$975/mo. Credit check and references re-
NEPTUNE BCH- 3BR 2 5BA house, East
A1A. Walk to the beach. Renovated in
2003. garage w/ washer & dryer Incl lyr
lease, no pels. $1395/mo. 233-8208.
JAX BEACH 2BR/1BA. CH&A, carpeted,
painted, WDHU. no pets, 246-0576.
NEPTUNE BEACH. 2BR/1BA, CH&A. 2nd
floor. Large deck, 1 block to beach.
$1150/mo includes water. 241-0897
ATLANTIC BEACH- 5 Blocks to Ocean.
3BR/2 5BA, sunroom., replacee, tenced
yard, carport, $1550!mo 1904)349-0529,.
JAX BEACH. 3 blocks to beach. 1BR/1BA,
WDHU, carpet, ceramic, light & bright.
Must Seel 325 151h Ave. N. #3 No smok-
ing, no pets $600/mo Accent Properties
PONTE VEDRA, Newly Renovated, re-
sort atmosphere, 2-slory, 1BR/1BA, end
unit, washerldryer included. $995/mo.
BRAND NEW 2BR/2BA. sunny, corner
Townnome No one above, no one below.
overlooking golf course. Summerhouse/
PVB. beach access, pool, tennis. gym and
more. Available Immediately. pets wel-
come, $1100/mo (904)571-5517
NEPTUNE BCH. 1BR Duplex, CH&A,
WDHU, no pels. $695/mo w/S350 deposit,
JACKSONVILLE BEACH 1 DIk to ocean,
2BR 1BA, $785/mo (904)891-0606 or
1-1,2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1sl Ave. South.
IBR/iBA. $725,mo 1904)891-0606,
JAX BEACH, 1036 14th Ave North.
4BR/2BA, ceramic tile. WDHU. $1350/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH. 3BR/2BA, spacious
Io1 in Seiva Marina area. Large modern
Kitchen winew Irldge & dishwasher. Living
room fireplace. Attlacned 1-car garage.
WDHU, fenced yard, CH&A. $1700/mo
Call Bob (904)631-6268.
PVB, EAST of AlA, 3/2 5, very clean, pri-
vate backyard w/neated pool and spa.
WEST BEACHES, 1276 Broad Wing.
4BRi2BA. executive brick home.
$1395/mo VIP Realty 962-6190.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 1204 Cape Charles,
3BR/2BA. $1000/mo Available 5'15i06
NEPTUNE BCH, beautifully restored
2BR/1BA beach collage, located 1 5
blocks from me ocean at 214 South ST.
CH&A, berber carpel, tile kitchen & bath,
laundry room. storage garage, fenced
yard and much more, $12951mo, $1295
security deposit, no smoking, 246-8911
MUST SEE rental 2BR,,2BA, large private
deck area. quiet neighborhood excellent
access JTB shopping and the beach.
Open House Saturday tne 6th, 11am-2pm
$1100/moninly, small pets ok w/ deposit
1009 Ruth Ave Jax Beach. 234-0976.
ATLANTIC BEACH 1/2 mile to ocean-
3BR,'2BA, all hardwood floors. large back
yard, $1400/mo., no smoking, no pels.
THE PALMS at Marsh Landing 2BR/2BA.
waterview, wood Iloors. 1st floor, galed,
PONTE VEDRA, East of A1A 2BR/2BA.
1300st, 2stlory Town Home, $1200/mo..
full concierge service, all new appliances,
completely renovated 19041476-3000. ,
ROOMMATE 2BR/2BA. CH&A, wash.
eridryer, newly renovated 1.5 blocks to
beach. Available 5.20 $575.'mo.
MAYPORT AREA ofti Assisi), flourished,
deposit, rers. $115'wk Call 372-4265
ROOMS. $550.'mo. .-ulilllies & cable. Full
kitchen, screened-In porch, large back-
yard Close to Beach. 233-6528.
ATLANTIC BEACH (Main St ). Very nice.
rurnisned, 3BR/? 5BA townhome. CH&A.
washeridryer. $600/mo includes utilities,
cable, wireless iniemet Available now
Deposit & references required. 514-0569
N. ATLANTIC Beach, Spectacuiar Ocean-
troni, THE BLUFFS. SHARE huge 2500sl
luxuriouS trin-level condo Furnished.
3decks. pnvaie garden s entries. garage
prkg. Huge pool. wooded & secluded .
$1050imo inci lel Id ulil, cable wireless
networking 12 mos lease. Will consider
snort term @incr reni Avail June 1 or
EXECUTIVE FEMALE seeking roommate
to share 3BR'2BA. luliy lurnished new
apartmeni $600,mo.-r nailities. 300' lo
Beach Town Center No pets 249-0767.
ROOMMATE WANTED. AB. private baih!
kitchen privileges, WiD $135'wk
ATLANTIC BEACH. 3BR'2.5BA Seiva
Lakes townhorme CH&A, washer/dryer.
walking distance io Beach & lown center
Community pool $700.mo includes ulil.i
ies. cable & wireless interned Available
*now. Deposil & references required
ROOMMATE WANTED M/F $650 t1.3
fees and utilities. Exclusive Miravisia.
aled, pool, hot tub, health club. water-
roni w/marina view. Room has own bath-
room. Drand new large unit, 2700si
PVB SUMMERHOUSE CONDOS, CHRISTIAN LAD'. rent a room. monthly
1BR/1BA. Fireplace, pool, porter service. raTecondo Cal 904-249-1711
$800/mo. Call (904)616-7975. rale, cono. Cal 904-249-1711
$ 795 816 BeUeza Poore Vedra I/I 755
$ 875 202-4E Villa del Mar Poole Vedra I/I 700
5 950 1223 Grand Reserve Jav/Hodges BId 2/2 1212
$1050 234 BeUeza Ponte Vedra 2/2 1100
$1150 108 The Fountains Ponte Vedra 2/1.5 1400
$1200 127 Jardin de Mer Place lax Beach 3/2 1540
'51300 403 Tournament Road Ponte Vedra/Fairfield 2/2 1200
-$1300 2 The Fountains Ponte Vedra 3/25 1510
A13 00' 708 Marsh Cove Lane Poole Vedra 3/2--loft 1650
$1350 125 The Fountains Ponte Vedra 3/2 1700
$1400 63 Titnoa Cove Noetp .Poe e ,%SawgA.sC(i 3/2 ..i ,1.LSOli
-trl00 '811Ocean Links --"-'Poie V dr-': ,.--,.'3/2 L 1600-:
I.I500 67 Fisherman Cove one Vedra/Sagrdas CC 2/2 1450
$1.675 337 Charlemagne Fiddler's NMarsh/PV 3/2 1650
$1700 44-8 Pebblebrook Drive la\/Riverhrooki Glen Kernmar 3/2 1860
$2000 3343 Lighthouise Pointe Lan Ja.x Beach 3/3 214-4
$2000 2001 Windiammer Ln South Ponte Vedra 3/3.5 + ofc 3009
$2200 637 Bonaire Circle Jax Beach/Ocean Cay 4/2 2194
$2200 529 Sunset Dnve Poole Vedra 3/2.5 2900
$2200 53-4 MoNrrtngsde Dnve Poole Vedra 4/2 5 2400
$2500 117 Deer Coe Dnve Ponme Vedra/Marsh Landing 4/2.5 2000
$2600 1316 Turtnle Dunes Court South Ponte Vedra 5/4 3800
$2600 9910 Preston Trail Pomne Veda/Sawgra s.CC 3/2.5 2900
$2700 806 Metropolitan Jax Beach 3/2 1756
$2900 120(i7 iHuritle\ Manor Dn'e Ja, Golf & CCounui Club 5/4 3764
$3000 ,- 408 Berkman Plaza la'/Do,.ntoin Ri.erfront 2/2+lofi 2100
$1350 The Fountains Ponie Vedra 3/2 1700
$1400 Beach Club Villas Say grass Beach Club Ef7 600)
$1600/wk 2839 S. Ponte Vedra S. Pooie Vedra 3/1.5 1500
$1700 92 Titfon Way North Saw grass Countrn Club 3/2 1900
$1800/Ak 2503 S. Ponte Vedra S. Poone Vedra 4/2.5 2100
-$1800/ k The Retreat Ponte Vedra/Oceanfront 2/2 1600
$2000 Vista Del Mar Ja.\ Beach/O.ceanside 3/2 1700
$2400 444 La Reserve Circle Ponte Vedra/L'Atnum 2/2+office 1600
$2500 '17'"Ave. North A,/pool Ja\ Beach 3/1.5 1500
$2500 741 Spinnakers Reach Sawugrass Beach Club 1/I 700
$2500 117 Deer Coe Dnv.e Ponie V\dra/Marsh Landing 4/2.5 2000
$2500/Vk 728 Oceanfront Neprune Bec hlOceanfront 3/2.5 wfg.ina i 2600
$2600 534 Mornmgside Dnve Ponte Vedra 4/2 5 2400
$2700/ k 2824 Coastal Hwvy Vilano Beach/Oceanfror 6/4 4000
$3000 562 Ponoe Vedra Blhd. Ponole Vedra 3/1.5 L500
$3500 The Cloister Adantic Beach 3/2 2000
$4000 408 Berkman Plaza Ja\/Dontoan Ri\erfront 2/2-i-loft 2100
.5500 1931 Bejch A.ei3mo.min I Atlantic Beach 3/3 2400
228 Ponte Vedra Park Dr. Suite 500
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
PONTE VEDRA Beach. Dolphin Cove,
7 Cotia St. 2BR/2BA, large lenced yard.
$1100/mo. $t1100idep. No smoking. No
JAX BEACH. Nice 3BRi2.5BA, washer,
dryer. large fenced yard 51400,mo
NEPTUNE BCH- 4BR.'2 5BA, new appli.
dances, new kitchen and baths, new paint/
carpet, large lenced yard, 2-car garage
and off street parking, near Maypon.
schools., and beaches, $1600mo + de.
posit. 869 Gavagan. Call fot appi
(904)-910-6052 Photos at www.cicproper-
SOUTH JAX Beachi 1 block to ocean.
cute, clean. 3BR/2BA, garage, screened
porch, 115 33rd Ave. South. $1500rrio.
4-BLOCKS TO Ocean 1BR/1BA. all tile
$699/rro + deposit. 405 Lower 8th Ave
ATLANTIC BEACH Iownhouse. 2277 unit
B. Seminole Rd. At the ocean 3 Iloors. 2
master bdrms, office and guesi room. 3
balhs Large private deck and ocean palio
access. Oulet and safe area. $1350/mo
includes water. Call Kevin (904)226-8540. -
NB 3BR 1.5BA fenced yard Icar garage.
corner ol Bowles and 3rd Sl. 51350'mo
Realty Executives, 273-3939. 610-6460
ATLANTIC Beach 3BR.' 1BA, walk to
beach, Town Center, renovated,
$1280,mo includes water. 904-704-1828
2BR HOUSE. 2 lull bans. completely lur.
nisned, recently remodeled, $990'mo Al-
so avail daily & weekly rentals Hot lub &
pool privileges Call 284-3988 lor nspec-
AB. SELVA Marina. 3BR,2BA. 1850s1..
well maintained, yard $1700.mo.
BEACH & SAN PABLO, 14284 SATIN-
WOOD DRIVE. 2BR/2BA. NO PETS.
$1095/MO. 241-1103 OR 514-5449.
2BR.1 5BA TOWNHOUSE, ceramic tile
floors, CH&A, laundry room. patio, lenced
yard, 1 yr lease, no pels. $950 deposit.
$950mo, 615 7th Ave S., Jax Bch.
993-1114 or 270-1284
ATLANTIC BEACH BUNGALOW.
3 Blocks to Ocean 3BR/2BA. Pels nego-
Siabie, Washer/dryer carport, recently re-
modeled $1500'rno 553-8634.
S PONTE Vedra. Turtle Shores 4i2.5
custom 2-story Privale beach access,
amenities. $1900/mo0. (904)819-6626.
JAX BEACH. 2BR,'1 5BA, den. WDHU.
1817 Horn Sl Call 249-3135
PONTE VEDRA BEACH
,125 Bluel.sh Dolphin Cove 3BR,2BA,
1-car garage. fence $1250 mo Security
deposit equals 1/2 rent. Includes lawn
service Broker Owner. 249-8766.
PVB SAWGRASS (Northgate) PRICE
REDUCED $1800 mo. 3BR,i2BA+ LR/DR/
FR. eat-in kitchen, fireplace. WDHU,
screened patio, 2-car garage. Includes
yard & pest and association fees.
ICW 3'2 SFH,, lake: vieW, $1300/mo.
PONTE VEPRA Beach Cottage beautiful
brand new 3BR/2BA in the much sought
after Summer House. Beach access 5 star
amenities, $1385/mo., 904-662-6361.
PONTE VEDRA ocean grove completely
renovated 1BR/1BA, screened porch, lake
view, gated community, $850/mo. Availa-
ble June 1 Susan (904)514-7150.
PVB 1BR 1BA., fplc.. 1 car gar., free cable,
comm. pool, $950/mo. 545-3156.
OCEANLINKS, PONTE VEDRA BEACH
2BR/2BA, walking distance to Ocean.
Screened, porch, washer/dryer: Tennis,
pool & Illness room. $1150/mo 285-0416.
JAX BEACH, 1BR condo, ardirectly on
ocean w/pool, brand new renovation.
$1299/mo. Call (860)777-6134.
BEAUTIFUL CONDO in PVB. 2BR.2.5BA.
great view, new appliances, $1200/mo.
Visit website www.geocities.com/pvb05
PONTE VEDRA. Summer House. 1BR.-all
new. w/pool, fitness, spa, concierge, many
amenities. $875/mo. Pets welcome.
PVB. Ocean Grove. Beach access. All
new 2BR/2BA, downstairs includes
garage. On Lake. Must rent. $1100/mo.
PVB- OCEAN Grove Condo. 3BR/2BA
wigarage, 1st floor, renovated, new appli-
ances, pool, new fitness center. Beach ac-
cess, No Pets. $1350/mo. 904-318-7500:
PVB- GRAND Cay. 1BR+ den, fireplace,
washer/dryer, woods view, vaulted ceil-
ings, gated, pool, hot-luo, garage availa-
ble $950/mo. 940-7854.
:'JAX BEACH, east 6of 3rd, Oceans Edge,
brand new, 1BR/1BA, W/D, large (900sl.)
$1295/mo. Magnolia Properties 994-3608.
PVB- SUMMER House luxurious 2BR
2BA end unit. Brand new, 5-slar ameni-
ties, beacnside. 4th month free. 318-9114.
' RVB--OCEAN- -GROVE-- SI-ECIAL.
1BRf1BA $850/mo; Beauhtul, newly reno-
vated, many amenities. Available now.
garage $100. Realty Executives,
'TWEEN BEACH & Town Center Two
iBR/1BA Condos. Hodges. Amenities.
PONTE VEDRA 2BR/2BA condo. com-
plelely renovated, top floor w/goll course
view, near Sawgrass & Golf course
Amenities included Call (904)710-3452.
BRAND new beautiful 1BR/1BA condo in
PV, includes" beach access, pool, tennis,
gym. overlooks tennis courts. Must see!
OCEAN VIEW, JAX BEACH. 3BRi2BA,
vaulted ceiling, beautiful tile. Bright, open
floor plan No dogs. $1700/mo Avail 6/1.
OCEANFRONT 2BRP2BA, tully furnished.
Ground Iloor, pool. washer/dryer, cable.
$1900/mo.+ deposit. (904)349-1413,
SPINNAKER 1BR/1BA. Elegantly furnish-
ed. Steps to Ocean. Garage, $1700/mo
EXCLUSIVE MIRAVISTA, Atlantic Blvd @
ithe Inlracoastal Waterway. 3/4BR, 3.5BA.
approximately 2700sl. w/marina view. Re-
sort style living. $2500/mo. Includes 1-car
garage, water, sewer, cable, pool, spa.
clubhouse, health club, Marina Walk, gat-
ed community w/water. Marsh and marina
views. 40' boat slip also available. Call
PONTE VEDRA Summer House. New
2BR/2BA. 5 star amenities. Great location
Bonom floor unit. $1100/mo. +deposit
JAX BEACH. 1BR/1BA very nice condo.
Illead floors washer/ dryer, all appliances.
PVB- THE Belleza. 1BR IBA, luxury
amenities. gym & planning bed. $850/mo.
ICW 3/2 condo, amenities, $1300/mo
$750/MO 1BR. Ponte Vedra Beach. new.
ly renovated condo. Summer, House, gat-
. ed community. Call 904-537-4203
: l ,|;8;M _l
NICE 4,BR house w,'pol and fenced baCK
Sard $600 mo. Includes utilities and safei-
Ile TV. 568-8700
SOUTH JAX Beach. 500sf, new paint.
new carpel. $962.mo. utilities included,
384-B 15th Ave South. 241-3293
OFFICE SUBLET- 680sf., $16,'sf. gross
Jax Beach location. 904-687-8682 Avail.
LARGE 1 room heallhcare office. Share
common areas: bathrooms, onice manag-
er. ample parking, 3rd Streel Neptune
TWO LAWYERS orices. new, upscale,
snared space. ig.cont room. etc. Incl
electricity. security, $1250,mo. or
OFFICE SUITE w,2 ohices, 550sf, kilch-
enetlte, bathroom Arlanlic Beach. 3 Blocks
to Ocean $750/mo.+ utilities 247-0488.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Warehouse for
lease, 3629sl. Once included Large park-
,ng lot, beach side ol i nracoastal.
ADOPT BEEGLE Boxer mix, male, neu-
tered, all shols, age 3, 476-5965.
PET SITTING at your home, walk and
bath. Sara 241-3627.
JUST THE 2 OF USI Swirls and stripes
forever 2 little boy kitlens, a lidle shy.
born in the shed. 5wks. old, adorable.
Free to good home. 249-8469..
DORIS PET SERVICE
The kennel alternal-ve/ Providing conven-
ient, rehable care lor your pelS.t [.y8ur
nome-rne hie-iyou. aT _alway. ,Reponabj
rates., reerences For more information
call: Doris Rosarnus. 241-8967 Licensed
DACHSHUND PUPPY 7 months, house-
broken. $150 OBO Call 685-2398
MACAW, BLUE and gold. beautilul.
Moving must sale. 2cages, 21npods
ADORABLE AKC English Bulldog Pups.
Champion sire, 502-4928.
BULLDOGS PUPPIES wipapers. Avail.
05/30 $1000. 6lem'3maie. Call Cnris
CONURES SUNS $200 ea Nanday
$155. Call 223-3790
FOUND DOG on Isl St., Nep Bch. While
& black, wire ha.r, male. Call 241-0378
HOMELESS PETS lor adoplion- Cals &
FOUND PIT Bull, N. Roscoe Blvd, Ponle
Veara7 Palm Valley area. 273-0654,
HUNT ELK, Red Stag, Buffalo. VWhitetail,
Fallom -Guaranteed huntlin license $5.00, Sea3.
son 8 25 116-3,31,07 e e haea No.Gamie-No
Pay police Book no.v' Da.:. 3014 J09-980):
Evening; 13141293-0610. Free Video and Bro-
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this calegory please call 904-249-9033 or
e-mail classilled- @beachesleader comr
ALL PERSONAL injuries Accident,
wrongful death auto, motorcycle. truck.
Premise Product slip & tall Pedestrian,
animal bites. A-A-A Attorney Referral
Service (8001733-5342 24 hrs. 100's of
DIVORCE $275.$350 Covers children.
etc. Only one signature required! Excludes
govt. feel Call weekdays 1800)462-2000
ext.600. i8am-7pm) Alia Divorce. LLC
-iillIaW r 0P a
NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
AUTO STORE TOWING INC. gives No-
tice of Foreclosure of Lien and Intent to
sell these vehicles on 05/15/2006,
9:00 am at 153 LEVY ROAD ATLANTIC
BEACH, FL 32233, pursuant to subsec-
tion 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. AUTO
STORE TOWING INC. reserves the nght
to accept or reject any and/or all bids.
-CASH ONLY-ALL VEHICLES SOLD
1983 1FABP43F7DZ156913 FORD
1983 1CLFE11C6DS701182 Camper
1986 1G1FP87F5GN 173565 CHEVY
1987 1HGCA544XHA054160 HONDA
1987 1C3BF66P1HW140554 CHRYSLER
1988 1GCBS14EOJ8232776 CHEVY
1988 JHMED6346JS004232 HONDA
1988 WDBCA24D9JA408767 MER-
1989 1HGED3650KA004501 HONDA
1989 1P4FH5433KX601378 PLYMOUTH
1989 JHMCA5624KC014693 HONDA
1989 JT2AE95COK3233979 TOYOTA
1990 1G6CD5336L4248533 CADILLAC
1990 1HGCB7267LA078387 HONDA
1990 1HGCB7561LAO 15992 HONDA
1990 2G1WN14TOL9157228 CHEVY
1992 3G4AH54N5NS605059 BUICK
1992 1FMCU22X6NUD96342 FORD
1992 1G8ZH5499NZ156427 SATURN
1993 1G2NE14N3PM605382 PONTIAC
1993 1G2NE54N3PM527158 PONTIAC
1993 JT2EL46S2P0276096 TOYOTA
1994 1FALP57UORA166241 FORD
1994 2FALP71W7RX138272 FORD
1994 3B3AA46KORT304027 DODGE
1994- 1G4AG55M3R6430605 BUICK
1994 JN1 HJ01 F 1 RT227327 NISSAN
1994 1G3NL5531RM037500 OLDS
1994 1HGEJ1124RL016305 HONDA
1995 1HGEJ2228SL061919 HONDA
1995 1C3EJ56H1SN594122 CHRYSLER
1996 JH2MC2403TK500460 HONDA
1996 2MELM74W7TX693310 MERCURY
1996 1G3WH52M5TF324448 OLDS
1997 1B3EJ46X8VN628589 DODGE
1997 JM1TA2217V1310739 MAZDA
1999 1ZWFT61L1X5664875 MERCURY
1999 JYA3JCEOOXA065970 YAMAHA
.2000 1N4DL01D6YC146591 NISSAN
2002 1G2NF52F42C 144546 PONTIAC
2003 40ZBA19173P103256 PERFORM.
"AN ORDINANCE REPEALING CHAP-
TER 75 (CABLE TELEVISION). ORDI-
NANCE CODE, IN ITS ENTIRETY AND
CREATING A NEW CHAPTER 7.5 (CA-
BLE SYSTEM), ORDINANCE CODE;
PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE."
May 15, 2006 7:00 P.M.
COPIES OF THE PROPOSED ORDI-
NANCES ARE ON FILE FOR PUBLIC
EXAMINATION IN THE OFFICE OF THE
CITY CLERK OF JACKSONVILLE
BEACH. INTERESTED PARTIES MAY
APPEAR AT THE MEETING AND BE
If a person decides to appeal any decision
made by the City Council with respect to
any matter considered at any meeting or
hearing, such person may need a record
of the proceedings, and, for such purpose,
such person may need to ensure a verba-
tim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
ICW. NEAR Hodges & Beach. 13722 Cia-
shaw Rd. 3BR.'2BA, CH&A. FronI & back
porches, wall-to-wall carpet, fireplace.
arge garage, fenced yard. Excellent con-
dilion. $875/mo.+ deposit. (904)249-4508.
OCEANFRONT, 1 or 2BR furnished con-
dos, weekly or momhly. (904)463-7343.
S JAX Bcn. 2BR. fully lurnished, ocean-
front condo Monthlyr Weekly. 241-0267
ATL BCH 3BR house, beautifully furnish-
ed, walk to ocean, $1650/mo. 993-3226
OCEANFRONT CONDOS & Beach
homes Weekly/monihly. Visit us at:
jaxbeachrental com or 535-3911 or
SANIBEL ISLAND 2BR/2BA condo on
canal, 180 steps to beach, completely ren-
ovated November 2005,. $825/weekly
through 12/15/06, 585-624-7398.
4BR/4BA. weekly, rronthly, yearly. Call
IF YOU are interested in advertise
this category please call 904-24
. email classified@beachesleade
AMERICA'S DRIVING Acadei
your driving career Oftenng c
CDL A. One.tuition feel Many pay
tionsi No registration feel (888)
ATTEND COLLEGE online from home
Medical, Business, Paralegal Computers.
Criminal Justice Job placement assis-
tance Computer provided Financial aid in
qualified. (866)858-2121 www OnlineTide
SPANISH LESSONS lor ages 5 and up
starting June Native teacher 723-5907
HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR Training
for errployment: Bulldozers, Backhoes. Lojd-
ers, Dump Trucks, Graders, Scrapers, E\cwaa-
tors, Nanonal cenilication, lob placerener A.-
sistance, Associated Trainring Senr ce.
(800)383-7364 vwww a n-schools.com
GOURD'S GOURD'S GOURD'S
LEARN to paint and decorate them. For
more information call Mrs. Laraine E.
Short at 285-0646 or e-mail agourdpaint-
email@example.com or Mr. Roy G. Cbsselmon at
246-7783. member of NEFGS
CHAPEL CEREMONY lor two. Candle
light, flowers, bring camera, $55,
SECRETARY. possible F.rT, experienced,
real estate office Fax resume: 273-4848
DRY CLEANER needs part lime counter
help Will train Call Sam 333-8572
DELIVERY DRIVERS Needed Beaches
only. $15-$20t per hour. Need reliable
car and clean dnving record 247-FOOD
JOIN OUR Coast Guard Exchange Team!
Sales Clerk No nights! Contact Melissa
(904)247-8737 or Fax (904)247-8739
CUSTOMER SERVICE & sates Strong
telemarketing experience. Working hours
9am-3pm. Must be Ilexible with days
Ponle Vedra Beach location. Must have
own car Iransponation. Please call lor de-
OFFICE CLEANERS wanted P/T eves. &
daytime final cleaning of condos Jax Bch
WEEKEND SECRETARY/ Receplionisl
position available with Hardage-Gidderins
Funeral Home. Jacksonville Beach You
must be a people person, detail onented
with an ability to multi.lask. Computer
skills are required. Fax resumes to
904-249-2321 allenltion Robin Giddens
Sheppaid or via e-mail
NEW RESTAURANT opening in Ponte
Vedra on Intracoaslal Now hiring
Host/Hostess, Wantstalf. Busperson Dish-
washer PT/FT. Fine dining experience
helpful. Call 285-1103 for directions.
EXECUTIVE SEARCH FIRM Seeking Ad
min Assistant, proficient in word proc,-s-
ing Excellent grammarian. 20 25 hirwk
Contact Hank Maly, 280-1966
MARSH LANDING COUNTRY CLUB
Lifeguard/ CPR/ First Aid can, Previou;
exp. req. Flexible hrs. Position available
May 22 Sept. 4.
PART-TIME FITNESS ATTENDANT
Seeks candidate with CPR/ AED/ First Aid
certification. Fitness experience required
Flexible hours. All positions apply in per-
son, Tues.-Sai. Ponle Vedra Beach
285-1909. Drug Testng/ E 0 E.
SECRETARY M-F 10am-4pm, experi-
enced, computer literate Send resume to
3102 Sawgrass Village Circle.
Every weekend 7am to 7pm at a Premier
Retirement Community Health Center. Ex-
cellent work environment Experience in
geriatrc care. Applications available at
leel Landing Security Gate. One Fleet
Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL.
Fax to (904)2469447; email to
Fabs@fleetlanding.com EOE/ Drug-Free
TUTORS FOR Latin/ Logic/ Rheloric/ Pia-
no/ Spanish/ Computer. Part-Time about 5
hours weekly S50.00-S65.00 an hour de-
pending on experience, To tutor 4 children
ages 13, 11, 10 & 7 A Chnstian home
schooling family in the beaches area is
looking for canng. intelligent, energetic
people who love children. Positions will re-
quire proficiency in the subject leaching
B.S. desired. You must be a 'non-smoker
without pet allergies and able to provide
own transportation to and .Irom woi,
E-mail your resume to
firstname.lastname@example.org in the e-mail
subject please put the area you are apply-
Ing for and where you saw the ad posted
PAWNEE'S CAFE & Fine Wines, (former.
I Manuel's) PVB. Kitchen & Counter.
PART TIME evening Commercial Clean-
ing at the beach. $8/hr. 3hrs a night. Pro-
fessional drug- free workplace. Must pos-
sess identification, Social Security card &
References. (904)484-6625 or la,
/ILLE,FL ARE YOU Gifted with Children? Are you
nurturing, patient and kind? Then Cnrist
Episcopal Church needs you We are in
need of additional staff on Sunday morn-
ings. We also have a lall weekday position
3 585 the open. This position is in our toddler class
cle shown M-Th, 8-30am-noon. Please contact Leila
is. Unless Ouinlan at 2857390 x246 for further infor
h, said ve- mation.
public auc- BONO'S BBO in Neptune Beach is ac
re vehicle cepting applications for all positions F/T S
nmg an in- P/T. Apply In person 2-4pm daily.
irior to the
set by fit- CSR/ CLERICAL ASSIST. Good office/
rcult Court customer service skills, dala entry, good
phone skills, strong computer, attention to
lemand to detail, experience preferred. Mon.-Fri,
rs. Owner 9:30-2'30. Fax resume to 247-1271.
utr Flonda DOCTOR'S OFFICE, Tuesday and Thurs-
ades n ex- day, approx. 15 hours per week. General
osiled with office duties. $8.50/hr 246-9955.
bove vehi- NOTICE TO READERS
N CORP. HELP WANTED classifications in this
Premium. newspaper are intended to announce gen-
. iWITH uine current job openings No fees may be
charged to the prospective employee Ads
for self-employment or business opportu-
nities appear under the Business Opponu-
nities category. Ads which may require
payment of fees lor employment inorma- .
tion, guidance or training may appear un-
der Job Service. Should any Help Wanted
advertiser ask tor a lee or if ihe adveniesr
sing der is offering a product or service rather than
9-9033 or a job opening, please notify The Beaches
3r.com Leader, 249-9033.
my Start KENNEL ASSISTANT needed lfor busy
courses in veterinary clinic, competitive wages Prevy
yment op- ous kennel experience required. Apply in
)808-5947 person: Beaches Animal Clinic, 937
om. Beach Blvd., Jax Beach. 246-2045.
ra ee ---- --V---e a ---
An established Pbnte Vedra preschool,
CDA a plus. Flexible hours. Position avail-
able June 1st. Call 285-2965.
JAX BEACH growing company needs or-
ganized marketing focused Executive As-
sistant with ability to multi-task. Must test
at 60 wpm and have excellent verbal and
. written communication skills. Experience
In Excel and PowerPoint Is a must. Comr
Ietitive salary and great benefit packet.
-F 8am-5:30pm. Email resume to
email@example.com or fax to
is growing. Have basic home repair skills,
tools, transportation & a smile? Call
221-3453. Good $$. P/T, F/T. .
FIRST CHOICE Home Improvements.
Needs skilled carpenters & tree climbers.
INTELLIGENT? DETAIL ORIENTED?
Professional needed to assist with sched-
uling and data input. $8-$9/hr.. M-F, flexi-
blehrs. PT/FT. Great'office environment.,,
Near UNF. (904)646-1962. ,
IN-STORE DEMONSTRATORS. Produce
Samnpler., and Coordinairs needed' Expen-
ence preferred q-.1 i per riour. ir.o 3- f'tcel;.
mepromo corn Do:nrload in .ppliicalor.
irom hrrp i.la-cerimTepromo corn
ADM ASSISTANT. Beaches financial
planning/ insurance practice needs an ex-
.einenced and reliable ream-player 10o oin
our congenial, professional office Use
your communication, client service and or-
ganizaional skills io help us serve Our
wonderful clients. Requires strong Micro-
sort Olice skills. superb atn I o detail and
independenI iollow-Inrough abililles.
E-mad your resume and salary require-
menis to NEBBAB@aol.com EOE
OPTICAL LAB Tech Must have knowl-
edge of computer, lensometer, frame ad-
.justments & repairs, mechanical back-
ground a plu's
Customer Service Rep Sales driven,
computer Knowledge- MS once & al leasil
40 wpm a must. greal oral & written com-
municallion skills. pleasant & professional
Submir resume and salary requirements 10
keily'4oceanwaves coam No ohorne calls
WAIT STAFF, full time, days. Good pay.
Call Bruce 280-7677.
DRIVER- DRIVERS LOOK Gene Hy.de
TrucKing Co. $700 I1 11200/,weeK In
Slaie & Souiheast runs Must nave 2
years CDL experience., (800)229-5248,
HIRING FULL-TIME -driver/ landscape
helper. CallfPam 742-7769. '.
JAMI'S- JCQ UPSCALE. women's retail
cloning store in Ponie Vedra Manage-
ment & sales positions available Fax:
239-262-2954 Email' Jobs@lam-s-Icc cornm
DRIVERS- GREAT pay, Bonus program!
Solos' Avg $900-$1100 wk. Teams:
Guaranteed 5200mi.iwkly. Owner/Ops
welcome CDL-A 2yrs Exp required.
Anla- 800 451-5529
SUNCRLZ CASINOS Now nir.ng Deck
Hands & Kirchen Sian Will Irain. Apply in
person 4378 Ocean St Maypon
FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST/ OFFICE
MANAGER ;n nolisi.c. internal medical 01-
rice Full ipan lime secrelarnal. clerical
and support ol M D a unique seeing Ex-
perience required in answering phones
computers., communrcaions andpublic-re-
lalrons. Must be enlhusiasric. dependable.
consistent, and an excellent malch. Fax
resume wilh relerences. no phone calls
please. Peirsepone Healing Ars Center
FAX (904 246-3778
Full-Time. 6.30am 10 3pm at a premier re
riemeni community. Some weekends and
holidays ExcellentI enehils and greai
work environment. Applicaltons availap-le
ii Fleel ..anding Secuni -yaie .One Fleelr
Landing Blvd .' Ailanic Beach, FL 32233,
Fax io 904-246-9447. email to
firstname.lastname@example.org. EOEi Drug-lree
FULL-TIME POSITIONS available for a
Lawn Teen and Maintenance Supervisors
Win, lull beneirs including health, denial
IRA. vacation, and holidays We are a
family oriented business wiltn a greal
working environment Must be honest ie.
pendaDle. have a good driving record wilh
a valid FL DL Experience necessary.
Please call 904-669-5446 oran an appoint-
meni or lax resume 10 904-543-2479.
ADMIN. ASST w'sirong accounting back-
ground 10 suppon CPA & Property Manag-
er Sell molivaied, works well independ-
enily phone coverage & errands involved
in daily asks. Beneliis package available.
Fax resume. (9041273-6068 or email
ADVISOR ASSISTANT for Beaches Fi-
nancial Planning Firm Sirong phone &
computer skills. investment or insurance
experience required. Starting $10$13'nr.
based on experience. Fax resume 10.
IMMEDIATE OPENING Foreman for
lawn/landscape company. Excellen pay
Must have own transportation S clean DL
Experience required. Contact Ron,
REMODELING HELPER Needed.] Must
have transportanon .Some experience
SERVERS WANTED. Chizu Japanese
Steak House Apply after 2pm. 1227
South 3rd Sl
LIVE AND work at the beach In a casual
atmosphere. Ocean Waves Is accepting
applications for the following positions:
CSR, Acctg, Optical Techs, Office Manag-
er, Sales Reps and Showroom Sales. 76
Levy Rd Apply In person or email resume
$17.00 an hour with Benefits
A Christian family in the beaches area
with is looking for a caring, intelligent, en-
ergetic person who can do all- housekeep-
Ing jobs and organizing of the home. This
will include all types of cleaning, laundry
and grocery shopping for a very active
family. You must be a Non-smoker with-
out pet allergies and able to provide own
transportation to and from work. Email
-your resume. to
email@example.com andin the
subject please put where you saw the ad
ADMINISTRATIVE PROJECT MANAG-
ER (FT)- Leadership consulting film look-
ing for morivaied and bright person to
work in a leam-Dased multi-taceled or-
ganization Must have excellent client rela-
ionship and communication skills, and
ability to manage multiple priorities and
conslani changes wiin ease. Requires
mastery ol computer & administrative
skills, prolecl planning. & high alttenlion to
delail. Hign level administrative and' or ex-
eculive assislani experience required. Sal-
ary range $33-35k. within excellent oenelils
including medical and 401 il ) E-mail cover
letter i" wthln resume to0
nr @stopatnothing.com EOE and Diug
DRIVER NEEDED for moving company.
Class-D license, experience helpful,
NEW RESTAURANT opening in Ponte
Veara on Intracoasial. Now hiring
HosviHosless, Wallslatt. Busperson. Dish-
washer PT/FT. Fine dining experience-
helplul. Call 285-1103 tor directions.
Full-Time with great benefits and work ern
vironmeni at a premier reliremeni com-
munity. Experience preferred Applica-
lions available ar Fleet Landing Security
Gate. One Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic
Beach, FL 32233: Fax to 904-246-9447;
email to firstname.lastname@example.org EOE/
PONTE VEDRA Animal Hospital looking
for a Veterinary Technician, exp. required
Apply within 28 Corona Rd 285-7924.
EXPERIENCED DETAILERS Day & night
snits Must have valid driver's license &
transportation. Only serious, responsible,
hard workers need apply Eric. 716-4413.
HANDYMAN/ REMODELING. experi-
enced only. Must nave transportation Call
Drivers CDL A Honey I m Home. Every
Weekend! Greal pay & benefits' Special
orienation pay lor exp. drivers Paid Irain-
ing or school gradsl Cypress Truck Lines.
Inc www cypresslruck.com 18881808-
Are you Seeking PAY With Benefits?
American Landscape has a position for
you. Call 349-6257. i
LAWNCARE WORKERS needed, top pay,-
overtime available, call247-1900.
BEACHES CAR Wash- lull time neap
needed, Wages negonable, tips Beneitls
Avail Apply in person. 1401 Beach Blvd.
FT VETERINARIAN Technician & Kennel
lecnnician. Stan immediately Apply at An-
mal' Medical Clinio .-80001Sewgrass:.'VIl
lage Circle. Ponle' V.ara. Beacn.
BREAKWATER OCEANFRONT. now hir-
ing Sous line cooks & Servers. 3rd Ave.
North. on the Ocean 247-2644
North Florida Home Health Care is hiring
dedicated people interested in providing
elder care to home health clients Will
train Employment references required,
Only committed applicants will be select.
ed Respond to 241-t656
FACIAL SPECIALIST with clientele want-
ed Also. NAIL TECH w/cirenlele. No
acrylics. Day Spa Jax Beach Call Miki.
Drivers part-time and tull-lime Be a mem-
ber ol a greal team Join our Recrealion
Department at a premier retirement com-
munity Fun work environment. Class C
CDL- Passenger Endorsement License
Required Must be able to set up andl
break down for special events Compeir.
live wages and excellent benelils. Applica-
tions available at Fleet Landing Secunrity
Gale One Fleet Landing Blvd Allantic
Beach. FL 32233. Fa< Io 904-246-9447.
email Io email@example.com.
COOKS & Preps needed Apply in person SPA COORDINATOR needed for well es-
at Seafood Kitchen, 31 Royal Palms Dr., abused Day Spa Appy in person atth
Atl Bch or call 246-0434.. 'aylor Lane & Company Duay Spa at me
lA, venues Mall or call 591-1683.
DO you want to join a winning team. Don't
gel left our Our driver's make $500-,700
per week. Call 249-5151 ask for Brian or
493-5250 ask ior Tim Collins
LAWN MAINTENANCE Experienced
Needed Monday-Friday.' Transportation a
must. 860-4062, 821-0102.
FRAMING CARPENTERS, G.C. Superin-
tendent for established company.. Drug;
free work place: Benefits. 241-2721. ;
DRIVERS- BE in demand Plenty of
freight, many home time options. Low cost
CDL training available, 100% tuition reim-
JOB CRAFTERS, Inc. Now Hiringl First
Class shipyard trades: Pipe Fitters, Struc-
tUral Fitters, Structural Welders, Work in
FL, AL. Over time +per diem. Up to
$23/hr. Toll-free (800)371-7504. Phone:
(251)433-1270 Fax. (251)433-0018.
FULLTme. 3pm- 11pm at Premiere Retire-
meni Community Health Cenier Excellent
benrelit package, competitive wages, good
working environment Applications availa-
ble at Fleet Landing Security Gale. One
Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL'
Fax to 19041246-9447; email to:
firstname.lastname@example.org EOFE Drug-Free
Local pool company seeking expenenced
service lechnician Must have knowledge
or pumps, fillers, healers, and chemical
automation systems, 3.5 years experi-
ence. pool remodeling skills a plus. Salary
dependent on experience. ExcellenI cus-
tomer service skills, lull Oenelils, 401k
Fax resume to Sunside Pools Jax Beach'
al 904-249-8801 or e-mail
ABOVE AND Beyond Housekeeping,
Prep Cook & Dishwasher needed Apply in 'seeking responsible individuals, reliable
person at 363 Atlantic Blvd., Suites 7,& 8, transportation and' phone required.
Atlantic Beach, ask for lain. 246-2441. 'Great pay. 591-5901, 514-1188.
HAIR SALON needing 3 Stylists and a
Nail Technician. Affordable medical insur-
ance offered. Call 237-4895 for more in-
w/valid Florida Driver's License. Experi-
ence helpful but will train. Good salary &
benefits. Apply: Surfside Pools, 313
Beach Blv ., 246-2666, or fax resume:
249-8801, e-mail: surfsidepools @aol.com
F/T LAUNDRY Tech, apply in person,
must enjoy working with the Elderly. Ash-
ford Court Assisted Living, 1700 The
Greens Way, Jacksonville Beach, 32250.
BURDENBEARER SERVICES needs reli-
able cleaning help. Residential/Commer-
cial. Call 242-9358.
HOUSE CLEANERS NEEDED. Southside
and Beaches. Work .in teams of three.
Must have own transportation, valid driv-
er's license. Approximately $175/wk to
start. Moday-Friday, no nights/weekends.
Home Cleaning Centers of America.
EXP. TRIM CARPENTER
Needed immediatley. Must have tools &,
transportation. Call Kevin @ Custom Trimi
GREENFROG PEST PREVENTION
Join our team. Our company has openings
for our service dept, good salary, must
possess a good driving record, be custom-
er friendly. We offer company vehicle,
paid vacation and holidays. Leap over to
us Apply al 159 19th Street N. Jax.
AUTOMOTIVE LOT COORDINATOR/
Customer Service, parts, warranties, vehi-
cle check in, clean driving' record. CDL, li-
cense preferred self motivated, general of-
fice work, computer/internet literate, ex-
cellent benefits including profit sharing,
smoke free office, Atlantic Beach,
www.transitplus.cdm Specify position on:
fax resume 221-2705.
PONTE VEDRA Animal Hospital needs
F/T Kennel Attendant. Noexperience nec-
essary. Apply within, 28 Corona Rd.
CARPENTTRYLaborers, Start at $9/hr
Beaches area,- W/C exempt. Transporta-
tion a must. Call Rocky, 509-0500.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT needed
immediately for import business. Previous
sales or designing experience a plus.
Quickbooks required. Fax resume to 241-
w/valld Florida Driver's License. Experi-
ence helpful but will train. Good salary &
benefits. Apply at Surfside Pools, 313
Beach Blvd., 246-2666 or fax resume to:
249-8801, e-mail: email@example.com
Bartehder, Door Guy, and Liquor Store
Clerk. MJst be able to work days, nights,
weekends, and holidays. Must pass drug
test and background check. Call Robert @
MEDICAL ASSISTANT/FRONT Office.
Family, cardio, OB/GYN experience a
plus. Fax: 636-0066.
A/C & Heating company needs Installers,
Service Techs & Helpers. Call Rob,
F/T & P/T positions available in House-
keeping at Vicars landing, Ponte Vedra's
full service 'retirement community. Com-
petitive pay w/excellent benefit package.
Day shift available, weekends off. Join the
Vicar's clean team. Call 273-1717 for an
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT' Recep
lionisl PT and FIT. Fax 482-4242. Email"
KPW CONSTRUCTION inc. hiring exp
Carpenters & Helpers in Beaches area.
Please call 686.4818.
GROUNDSKEEPER: FULL lime at pre-
mier reltiremeni community Experience
preferred. Excellent benefits and work en-.
vironment Applications at Fleet Landing
Security Gate One Fleet Landing Blvd
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233: Fax to
(904)246-9447; mail ., to:
Sobs@fleetleanding.com EOE/ Drug-
ABSENT ANSWER is looking for happy
people to work P/T shifts, evenings &
weekends. Will train. Great pay. Call today
PAINTERS WANTED lor custom home !
painting. Transponralon & experience
FLORAL DRIVER Needed. Floral Empori-
um. 870 AlA Norlh, Ponre Vedra Beach
VEHICLE COORDINATOR/ Customer
Service, Lot Management. parts, warran-
lies, vehicle cneck In, clean driving record
CDL. license prelerreod sell motivated,
general office work. computer! inlernel Iil-
erale, excellent benefits including prolit
sharing, smoke tree office Allant.c Beach,
www IransiTplus cornm Specify position on
.ax resume 221-2705
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Book-
keeper. Must know OuckBooks & have
good computer skills. 838-9786.
THERAPISTS WANTED- Licensed SLPS
in Miam.-Dade and Broward counties Bi-
lingual a pkus Per diem & FT Bil.nguals
Inc. Child & Parent Services i8661696-
0999 x122 www bilingualsinc corn
LANDSCAPE EXPERIENCE prelerred.
25k to 40k lirsl year. plus beneltis DFWP.
good driving record. No exp required, will
train. Call 241-7874. Perschel & Meyer
Beaches Family Health Cenier at 1522
Penman Road ras an opening lor a Reg
isieled Nurse. Pedialnics experience and
licensure as RN is required BacKground
check, lingerprinis and drug screening re-
quired Closing date is 05,05!06 Apply on-
line nrlps'/-peopleflrsl myllorida comn
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NADER'S PEST RAIDER nhas openings
for service personnel Applicanis must
possess a good driving record Compeli-
tia -z l mr il h n fil in l d rpin
AMERICAN MORTGAGE Express C
Wholesale Mortgage Division
Neptune Beach, FL
Trainee to learn all processes of reg
ing, buying and selling'mortgage loai?
Ing traded to permanent .investors
mortgage experience needed- corn
knowledge and experience required.
lege degree preferred. Please fax re.
to 904-996-3348 AHleniron- Lance Wi
American Mortgage Express Co
Is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ual Dress and Beach Location are
. SMALL OCEANFRONT hotel looking
dependable housekeepers and a
desk clerk. Weekends required. P
apply in person ai 120 Ailantic Blvd
Lawn service seeks individual to pi
dependable quality work Excellent
ovenme available Crew Leaders w.
Perscnel Broihers Services, Inc
Delail oriented mulli-lasker Word,
experience required. Salary bonus
Ouickbooks. Excel. A'R, AP. G/L. P
experience iequirea. 20 30hrs per wi
Send resume: P.O. Box 51121,
sonvllle Bch, FL 32240-1121
LULU'S WATERFRONT GRILLE
Line Cook PrepUtility Good money cas-
ual atmosphere, very busy great people
to work with. FT.PT 285-0139
SUMMER CAMP Counselors, inland &
toddler teachers, PTFT Having a blast
swimming, skating, an and crafts. etc
while gening paid. Call 246-0882 or lax
resume 249-1 033.
PAINTERS WANTED- Detail oriented
Pros and Tra.nee types 247-7027.
POOL TECHNICIAN needed beaches
area. prior experience requi Drivers Li-
cense and insurance required 7am-3pm.
M-F, $2000 a month Call 241-6200
MOVING AND Storage Co. is currently
seeking professional, courteous and expe-
rienced Laborers and Drivers. Drivers
musl possess a valid A or B CDL Drivers
License Drug lesiing is required For
more iniormahion call 241-2921
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT. Recep-
lion needed. M-F, 8am-Spm, must pos-
sess excellent organizational skills, be a
motivated and independent worker. Musl
have prolicienI computer skills and be ca-
pable o01 handling a varelty ol taskS.
Please lax resume to 807 9216
ANDY'S POOLS, INC.
3 Pool Techs needed Experience prefer-
red, out will train. Clean driving record.
401k, healln beneills. Please call
ATLANTIC COAST Plumbing 8 Tile. Help-
Sers needed Learn a irade Health bene-
its, good hours advancement opponlun.
i'es Must have valid FL Drivers License.
Call 249-5381 lor appt
VETERINARY TECH needed tor hign vol.
ume vet clinic. Al leasi 2yrs. experience
required. Compeilive salary, excellent
benelils. Fax resume lo 246-3061 or call
246-8577 for more into Beacnes Animal
ClInic. 937 Beach Blvd Jax Beach
ment plan, bonuses, insurance j.aid vaca- Looking Fr an organic ork experience9
tions and holidays We have a great work. 'NauraFoods Market is looking lot vibrant
ing environment and have been in busi- individuals wilh a passion for organic &
ness for over 15 years Fax resume io Inese skills. Customer Service Sell moli-
904 273-0682 or fill out an application it valion excellent work erhic. Desire lo
10066 Sawgrass Drive West. Ponle Vedra learn & grow Orering skills & produce
Beamch. W experience a plus. Apply in person at 363
*, *. .. Allanic Blvd., Suites, 7 & 8,, Atlanic
Beach. ask lor Shelly or Naomi. 246-2441.
CHILD CARE Teachers wiin CDA lop
pay also Teacrer5. AsrIyianis needed.
ATLANTIC Beach van' minibus dealership
seeking sell-mohvaled individuals (2).
High year ena; Entry level position, com-
puter/ Internet Inerale; clean driving re-
cord Draw vs Commission. Excellent nen-
els to include prolil sharing. CDL license
prelerred. bur will train
www.transitplus.com Fax resume
WANTED- CARPENTERS & Helpers Re.
modeling Ocean Edge Condos. Jax
HOME CLEANERS earn excellent pay
cleaning homes weekly & bi-weekly De-
pendable car required. Full or part time
WANTED CONSTRUCTION & Pool
Maintenance Personnel Clean driving re-
cord a must. 246-2455
COOK FiT and PT, Part-lilme Wail Slaff.
AM/PM. : Atria Assisied Living. Apply in
person 14199 Wm. Davis Pkwy or Call
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April. 246-9999
POOL SERVICE & CONST. NEEDED IM-
MEDIATELY. Experienced. clean DL.
good pay and benefits. Call 743-2060)
COOKS NEED Full-Time anU' Part-Ti'e
lor all snins Please Apply in person ar
Bob Marlins Sports Grill or Mothers
Home Cooking in Jacksonville Beacn.
Join our team of
* No Nights or Weekends
appit hin ptdont to:
Mon Fn S -130
We are currently accepting applications for energetic, customer
service oriented team members for the following positions:
Food & Beverage Manager
PM Men's Locker Room Attendant
Saute & Grill Cook
Relief Night Auditor
Room Service Server
Great opportunity to work in an oceanfront resort with
terrific earning potential. We offer an excellent benefits package
including medical/dental, life insurance, sick and vacation days,
and discounts at our retail oudets, golf course and spa.
Apply in person to:
607 Ponte Vedra Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach
For additional information call 280-6076
See current openings at: Profiles.hospitalityonline.com/211464
Drug FreeWorkplace EOE
At Ponte Vedra Beach
Full Time wimn liexible schedule at a Pre-
mier Retirement Community. Excellent
benefits. Experience preferred Applica-
lions available at Fleet Landing Security
Gate. One Fleel Landing Blvd. Atlantic
Beach. FL, Fax to 904-246-9447. email to:
BUSY REAL Estate Office needs Property
Manager Excellent computer skills a
must Send resume to PO. Box 1631,
Ponre Vedra Beach. FL 32004.
NEEDED: IRRIGATION Repair Techni-
cian. Greal pay plus benelirs. 349-6257
BUSZ -WHOLESALE -Sealood-company'
LAWN MAINTENANCE Crew Leader.
Valid dnver's license & experience a must.
Call Randy. 343-3899
SWIMMING POOL Construction. Top
pay & benefits. Palace Pools. 998-1811,
11655 Central Pkwy #313. Jax, FL
seeks -'1-'Fish -Prods-sor -& Dnv'ers Up to $420 plus+ -
wigood'"'records Apply in person' only
C&C Fisheries, 36 W 61h Si, Allantic per week!
Bch. (Within 5 weeks F/T)
Join the crew at The Paid Weekly
Boathouse Grill. Paid Weekly
Boathouse Grill. Design your own daytime hours
Experienced Work regular clients near your
Line Cooks home
Wait Staff Experience a plus
Apply In Person N-F 9am 3pm Must have own transportation
2321 Beach Blvd. and home phone
S | Slfl B i I
I J ointhetea th t m k s ca goo
Human Resources Admin. Assist. Banquet Supervisor
Honor Bar Supervisor
Front Desk Supervisor
Men's Locker Room Attd.
Lead Line Cook
SWe offer competitive wages, excellent benefits,
-* opportunities for advancement and U :
a caring management staff.
Please apply in person Tuesday- Friday. 9 a.ni.- 4 p.m. or by appt. *
1000 PGATOUR Boulevard; Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 -
Website: www.sawgrassmarrlott.com M
Job Hotline: (904) 280-7070
The City of Jacksonville Beach
Is seeking to hire a SENIOR SECRETARY for our
POLICE DEPARTMENT. The appropriate candidate will
have a HSD/GED & considerable bookkeeping, accounting.
or related experience. This position serves as a Purchasing
Specialist, matching receiving invoices & purchase
requisitions to purchase orders; preparing vouchers for
verification & approval; prepare & maintain related records;
assist in departmental special projects; does all Police
Department ordering also does payroll on as needed basis,
does relates as required. Able to pass required testing 40wpm
type, MS Word & Basic Math. Submit a completed
CIVILIAN POLICE application for consideration
M-F 8a-5p $10.83-$17.56 DOQ, open untilfilled.
For complete job description and an application visit us online at
www.JacksonvilleBeach.org, in person 11 North 3"1 Street, 2nd
floor, Jacksonville Beach, or call 247-6263
May 3, 2006
The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader
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F.1 HRELP WANTED j
Do something special for yourself today! Work with one of the
premier luxury resorts in the world by joining the elite staff at,
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. Our exceptional work environment is
one of the most sought after for career satisfaction.
We have the following full & part-time positions available:
Patio Servers & Snack Bar Cook
We offer an excellent benefits package including medical/dental, life
insurance, sick and vacation days, and discounts at our retail outlets, golf.
course and spa. For immediate consideration apply in person to
Human Resources bern een 9am- 4pm or forward resume to:
Ponle Vedra Inn & Club
200 Ponte Vedra Blvd. ,
". Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. 32082
Job Line: 904-280-3607 Fax: 904-273-7753
See current openings at: Profiles.hospitalityonline.com/211464
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\TN-DING.' ROiiTE' Ga5 3 .er pciral! Col-
le r more per i.:op Elccturoi:r na :',da
crel cyuipnr'ierl .,upporn' Financing ..ailahie
,, i.:,: D.- n r i. 'ii 4 -s''4 6 BBOP)i -
WELL ESTABLISHED Bridal; Evening
wear: Ceniral Fioida Local & inlernanlon-
al,'chetnis Growing 17%.-20',yr $595.000
-hi -inlory Neis $300K Financing avail.
able See pictures ai
FLEA MARKET w, 4 .ioro.s glass shelv.
ng &5 merchandise orienial iiems igur-
nre.. & eiC $15.000 |904928-9432
CREYHOi.iND R-C-'IiNG D.og o,.ner;hp r
MlrimTu,-m 2'"': prrit cuararieed XHe Do the
Vurl.k l."J Hl.c the t e r' \Ou cnir l,.sei Suc-
cessful since 1989. i;- 8i, -l.91i0 '
G. K rrr.el, Tm::',
ALL CASH candy rouTe Do you earn
$800 day"' 30 machines iree candy All
or 5S9995 1888F.629-9968 B02000033.
Call us We w.li nor De undersold!
WANTED PERSON 10 own and operate a
hoidog cart food kiosk for busy beaches
nigniclub Conisci Painck ai 246-2255
CHILb CARE in your home $10, hr Calli
ACTIVE NANNY honest. dependaDie,
iransponaiion & references. $9-$11/nr,
any area CPR & Firsl Aid FT & P;T
.LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST Pro.
*..ding reniel or muscular aches and ien-
s or. Ouicall ba-is only. $70/hr. Call 945-
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HOME HEALTH aid available Icr 24 nour
care in your home Reliable. Good refer-
ences 536 8459. please leave message
IF YOU are interested in.advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
e-mail: classified beachesleader.com
$ 1 $ $ '.I
SAVE NOW! Super selection ol shoes.
purses, and great lashionsi Size Junior 1 -
24. JJ's Clolhes Closeil 695 Adanmic Blvd ,
BUilLDINGc SALEI PlIu Free B.:,nu,' .0,32
N.:",' 'i,4|'.)';.) e4 $62ri",. 3Ci'5: 9 Oi6i)
40ii 2 f'I -1,iii E ien'wie raree ofsf ize; And
n,,:del; Ends acd ei.orie- o'plionjl Pi,:ncer
FOB.SALE;, kIleis'6,6 TreqI Mourai-n
BiKe E-celleni conailion $200 080. LiSa
DINING TABLE. 2 Leaves, 6 chairs, able
pads Solid Mahogany $1400 OBO
CLEAN. QUALITY Oueen Size Bed with
FRAME. $120. King bed with FRAME,
$150. Can deliver 246-1832.
QUEEN SLEIGH BED $100. Wasner.,
dryer, great condition $150, Oak Enter-
tainmenl Cenier ana 27 TV $150 Rooms
to Go: Coffee/ 2 end tables and lamps
$350. Dresser $50 FREE DELIVERY
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed.
vwmanress & box spring Musi sell $395
Can deliver 19041858-9350.
CASIO KEYBOARD model CK515 36'
long w/sland & chair. $125. 285-2927.
ELECTRIC DRYER alnosl new, Roeper
XL Whirlpool $100. Lawnmower. Briggs &
Stratnon, 4 5np. 21" blade, 2 in I rear bag.'
mulch $75. Workout bench w.' assoned
dumbbells. $175 476-6359
FULL SIZE pillowiop mattress & box
spring, Irame included less lhan one year
old. $165. Call 241-8321
MAYTAG WASHER and Dryer, 1 year old,
lop loader, while extended warranty with
boln. Won't hi in our laundry room. Must
sell Paid over $1000. Asking $750. Call
OUEEN SIZE Bed, martress. box springs.
trame. $60. 241-4954.
FREE RETAIL shelving, you pick up
QUEEN BED Set. armoie. nigni stand,
dresser, $600. 241-0897. 434-4372.
HUGE MULTI-FAMILY Yard Sale, Sal
'8am, 1862 Arden Way ior Penmani
40's-50's glass & portery. dolls, something
HOUSEHOLD, FURN TV. loys Fri Sal.
8-1 505 Bowles Si.
5-FAMILY LARGE Variety o l iems SaT.
urday 8am-r' 635 Florida Blvd
2006 CHEROKEE Drive Saturday, 56.
SATURDAY, 317 Bay Sireet, 8am-2pm
Furniture, art electronics, clorhes, games
and more i
MULTI-FAMILY SALE SaTurday May 61h
8am-unTil. 2130 Florida Biva J Wendell
Fargis Masonic Lodge.
ANNUAL COMMUNITY Sale Selva None
Nelgn om-Ood. Seminole Rd & 20th Si
Saturday, 8am- 12noon
276 OCEAN Blvad corner or 3rd &
Ocean). Fri. 5'5 & Sal 5'6. 8.30-2pm '
Muli.family & Untamed Adventures Col-
leclibles. crahs. books, clothes, lurnidure &
household LP's. costume jewelry micrio-
wave. many interesting & useful ilenms No
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1993 FORD Bronco XLT, V8, automatic, 1993 ,FORD Thunderbird, low miles, auto
black/silver, 175K miles, cold A/C, runs A/C, CD $1200 OBO. 716-2586.
rat $2500onn (Q904A7n..n7A ..
1996 CAMRY, Black. Leather Interior, 78k
miles. $4900 firm. 641-0058.
9 ..... .... ..-..,.-. 98 MERCEDES- BENZ E-320 Wagon, 1999 CHRYSLER Sebring convertible,
1995 DODGE Sport, short-bed. 130K 4DR, exc. cond., 80,000 hwy ml., all op- green w/black top, excellent condition,
miles. Runs great, needs minor bodywork. tions. Below book value $13,500. Call 41,500 ml., $7,500. 246-1097.
$4000 OBO. (904)233-6528. 904-536-9454.
PRE-K CLASSROOM teaching materials.
Call for details 220-7666 eves.
2 CEMETARY plots, Beaches Garden, 4+2
steel vaults, Top of the line. $3400 in-
cludes all or $700/per plot., $1200/per
NEW & used single hung windows, tem-
pered glass sliding doors, good used inte-
rior doors, ceramic floor tile- 18x18 500sf,
12x12 300sf, GE washing machine.
KENMORE WASHER & Whirlpool dryer,
very good condition, $250. 223-3809.
GATEWAY PC, new hard drive, 17" flat
screen monitor. $400 OBO. 859-0503.
PIANO BALDWIN acrosonic excellent
condition, $750, 613-3497
REAL ESTATE, and Estate Auction, 3
prop in Suwannee Ciry Anliques, collecti-
bles. lools. plus many more ra, 6 &t 9am..
Call for a complete package (888)821-
0894 i ..- i, hill:acI.:.n. corrm L.cA B:";
ESTATE AUCTION, 12 farris SW GA, plan-
ran.:ri counrr i-E, eliim hunr ir'g, be.ur;rul.
home:,ie,. 2" "',+ cre:- di' ejd Slurdj,.
'M 13. I ',i.m Ro..ecll kuci.:.ir in
iyl'i.ii:' :'6.lS$ I'"1.. 81 P >'J ..A i..i- i:i '.:'
iv .. n r.:, ellaui ,.ci.. : fli
/ F\ECi,'TI E E TATE Au ,:.Tr, .:n ir, Si
I:..hr. Rui r rlortgaCe Fre l..,ure
a BR. 4 5BA Home Or. 2 i, B.:'31 h.:muc illi
d,:k Ma,, 13 Irm ,r, r. Mand.airi, F'L jhil-.
lauctions.com; callS 2s.21.0?4o: AB20S
EXECUTIVE ESTATE Auctior on T he Si
Jorn's River Mongage Foreclosure
-BR 4.5BA home on 2 ac BoathouseG
w'dock SaTurday, May 13, 1pm,r 14030
Mandarin Oaks Ln., Mandaiin FL
lIwhilllauclions corn Call 888.821-0894
BANKRLUPTC'i AUCTION, Thursday,'May
18, l:arni- ,prim-: .,.r,'mercial real estate, Val-
d..:i,. GA 2pm- .I" I',- -acrce di' ided, Ia- e'
Park, GA Roiell Auciinl. Inc i5liI):23- '
8388 10%BP, GALAU-C002594, www.rowel-
IF YOU are interested in advertising under
this category please call 904-249-9033 or
email: classified @beachesleader.com
HUGE CHURCH Yard Sale, 7am til gone.
Jacksonville' Beach- Church of Cnrsi,
422 5th Ave. N. Park in back.
PLANTS. MOUNTAIN Bike, misceltiane-
ous siun Friday 117 Souih 7th Ave
REMODELING SALE Friday Saturday,
8am-9 Chesis. desks chairs, ollce equip-
meni glassware. '02 Crrysler Town S
Country Van. Too mucr, ro lisi 1050 24h -h
SO MUCH Sluf. so line lime, 8am-12prrm'
Saturday, 818 Nonh 81h Ave.
DISMANTLING HOME- Sale cl a1l house
items including appliances. windowss
doors. cab.neis, lurniure and much more.
241 32na Ave South. Friday & Saturday.
'May 51h & 6ih. 465-4232
SATURDAY MAY 6h, 9am- 1pm. Ripinde
SuOd.. 3567 Prinail Dr. S. Great siuff tio
pnces, don't miss sil
1979 TRANSAM, black, 403, PS, PB.
Newly, professionally rebuilt motor' &
trans. $4500. OBO. 207-4037.
1986 BUICK Century. Runs. Good for
parts. New tires. $300. OBO. 864-4910.
1997 BMW Z3 Convertible Roadster.
"PERFECT LITTLE CAR!" 87,000mi.
4-speed, 4cyl. Silver, great mileage.
1999 CHEVROLET Malibu, great condi- 1992 TOYOTA Land Cruiser. Sunroof,
tion,.sunroof, all power accessories. Good problems w/main seal, no a/c, one electric
mpg. $6995. 249-2943. window not working, 290,000 miles,
I. __ 1$1,000 OBO. 285-1443.
1 9 BUIICK Century Cusiorn 1 mo. old
dealership paint job, ice cold air, all pow-
ered features. 2003 stereo system, nice
interior, runs like a top. 119,000 miles.
This is a must see! $4195 OBO.
a,. *.a,.'-O. -P F .:.? ...-:g' .,,d m Jw
1985 CADILLAC Sedan DeVille, 74,000
original miles, full power, air, factory
spokes, beautiful upholstery..$1450 cash.
241-4012. : '
PALM TREES. Hedges Trmmed. Yard
Clean-ups. Mulching. Sodding. whatever ii
lakes, eic. Dave 249-4724.
The 'most natural goiler, bronze. in ihe
convenience of your home. 251-5769
SEWING MACHINE. Repairs. Complete.
tune-up. All makes, all models; $49.50.
2-11- 2 1 : .
,WHAT KIND of training are, you looking,
for? We are now offering Puppy 101 and ,
Basic obedience classes, plus all levels of
Agility CGC classes are (Free Near
Craig Air .Field; Call us @, AcTions Dog
Training .Day & Nght Cenier. 642-1782
PADGETTS AC & Healing Inc Family
earnedd ana operated When quaiiry and
cuiiourhmr service are demanded call
Travis a. 588-5222
SERVICE. REPAIRS, INSTALLATIONS
Free Esirmal.s License CAC1814887
HOUSE CLEANIHG o.ieekly' weekly ex-
perienced. deperndable riones., releren-
ce2 Tr.cia 563-1888
MATURE WOi.AAj w*eAperience looking
icr private rornes i.. clean Rel s available.
DOVE SERVICES Carpel Cleaning.
Whole house $.69 3 rooms hall $45
Upholilery cleaning Pres.sure Washing.
N-om hidden charges 1904)247.8152
MIKE & Val wiil qu hie exira mile, 10 make
yourr ric-i'e or business sparkle' BesI
ale ir. i. own 803-8694 707 7370
PROFESSIONAL HOME CLEANING
SERVICES. Dependable, honest
ihororugh. Lucal reireences Licensed
irin ure9 63-1690
WOOD Fence Specialisi Inslill. replace
35yr E>perience Relerences Micd Oul-
door Enierprise3. 241-7276. 838-9599
*.it \,SH Nr'ii4t $ s -; SEEN ON T% Proi.
per.r Pa ju- cr. pr.,:..u: '-. ril e : .fo 'ur fu-
,I, .l .11, p p Ic.. .. r .r. t i n i 'i ,, )
. ." .r.:, ,perr,, p rtre,. n:'m
STUCK') FRUSTRATED" Call RoO. All
appiraiions n.uSie calls, Iraining, repairs
upgrades, webosiie, graphics Free phone
iech. 904-249-3034 or emal.
rmarl. classired"'be:acneileadcr corn
PROFESSIONAL LAWN .service. We mow
lawns. Free estimates. 246-0967.
BALDWIN MAINTENANCE and repair, af-
fordable and reliable lawn service. 591-.
WiNSOR LAWN Serv.ice, Inc ComperiIrve
rates Call Alan 237-5301
CHEAF MOE'S pay as vwe mow Beaches/
Welt Beaches 422-0593
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May 3, 2006
Jaguars get some nice catches on draft day
H alfway through the
NFL's annual fishing
thought occurred to us that
only the names change every
year. The coaches and fans
(and medial remain the same.
This is a fishing expedition,
but unlike fishermen, nobody
brags about the ones that got
This is a tournament where
the pickers may not openly
boast about what they caught,
but they will defend their
catches to the end.
Even if a team comes up
with a suspect who is blind in
one eve, has one leg shorter
than the other and is timed in
the 40 with a calendar, the
coaches and paid kibbutzers
will swear that "Limpy" or
"Squint" or whatever his
name is, was what they were
looking for all along.
The Jaguars took (we said,
"took," not "were taken") two
men from UCLA: Tight end
Marcedes Lewis and running
back/kick returned Maurice
Drew and one from
Oklahoma, Clint Ingram, line-
This constituted the first
day's catch. The latter was the
sole linebacker netted and he
was quick to say he wants to
start and replace Akin
Ayodele, which sounds note-
worthy, but then one could
hardly expect him to say he's
content to sit on the bench
and spend the games playing
gin with other stationary -
chattel such as David Garrard
and Quinn Gray.
That should be hardly the
case. The Jaguars need a fix at
linebacker to replace Ayodele
and anyone can apply and
show his stuff. Ingrami has a
chance. He's not competing
for quarterback against Byron
Leftwich, in which case he
might as well stay home.
How about this Maurice
Drew, described as a running
back/kick returned? He's 5-
feet-7, 209, a welcome change
from most these days who
range in the 8-foot area. At
least those of us in the media
can talk to Maurice without
standing.on a chair.
What's in a name? The great
Barrymore actors, Lionel and
John land Ethel) had a father
named Maurice and a grand-
dad from the Drews. They all
had class coming out of their
ears. Maybe this Maurice, who
had a mess of records with the
Bruins and passed up his sen-
ior year "to please his grandfa-
other chalked up all-purpose
yardage of 4,688, and among
other things, returned 15
punts for 427 yards, catching
31 passes for 453 yards, will
also have class.
He led the nation with 28.7
yard average on punt returns.
So far, he sounds all right.
At a luncheon last week
before the NFL draft began on
Saturday, Coach Jack Del Rio
told his media listeners that if
the Jaguars committee were
paying big attention to the
usual talents of the college
candidates, speed, agility, past
achievements, etc., they were
also studying the character of
This is taken to mean that
no matter how talented a
player might be, his conduct
would be very important. No
presidential assassins or
known terrorists would even
be considered, we understood.
He didn't say that some off-
field or campus capers would
necessarily eliminate anyone.
If anyone might be slightly
tarnished by the latter, it
would be Dee Webb of the
Florida Gators out of
Jacksonville's Ed White High.
It always helps to have at least
one local lad corning in with
the truck load of talent.
If some critics doubt Webb's
conduct, most Gators don't
and none of the Jaguars' brass
look at him like he might be
another Lee Harvey Oswald.
They drafted a Gator, so that
helps the overall PR approach.
Jacksonville didn't draft a
Seminole, even though there
were plenty of them to go
around. They didn't draft a
Bulldog, although some
thought skyscraper Leonard
Pope would be a nice catch.
But they did take Dee Webb
and mat pleases a lot of
Florida fans. The old saying
that you can please some of
the fans some time, but all of
the fans never, is still true.
What's important is that the
Jaguars' brass is pleased.
Webb has been haunted by
the incident he was investigat-
ed for last February. The story
was that while showing a
teammate a AK-47 weapon, it
accidentally discharged and
nearly hit a couple of women
in the next apartment. He
probably didn't know it was
There were other things
young Dee did of question,
too, but all that is in me past,
so how can he help Del Rio's
cause now? As a cornerback
he might be a threat to the
other teams, even if he's
frisked at the gate.
What about Brent Hawkins,
DE, of Illinois State, James
Wyche, of Syracuse, or free
agent signee Jamaal Fudge, a
free safety and also a former
Ed White star, and various
other free agents?
They say Fudge is not only
sweet, but can cover ground,
so he might be worth a
Let us not forget free agent
Nick Greisen. Del Rio and
staff like him. What else is
WHISTLE WHILE YOU WORK
Dakoda Dowd plays in LPGA
event; fulfills mother's wish
Pholo by ROB DWArNGELO
Fletcher High head football coach Joe Reynolds, whistle in mouth, inspects his
1.troops on the first day of spring practices Monday. The team is preparing for its
'annual spring game later this month.
Dakoda Dowd is an
golfer, probably the best
13-year-old female in the state
She has won nearly 200 tour-
naments, and as a sixth grader
this past year, played in the
number two spot on the
Northside Christian High
School golf team and help it
win its first state title. She has
dreams of someday being a pro-
fessional golfer and playing full
time on the LPGA tour, but
knows that she must be patient
and bide her time.
The problem is that Dakoda's
mother, Kelli Jo, doesn't have a
lot of time.
Kelli Jo Dowd was diagnosed
with breast cancer in 2000 and
underwent a double mastecto-
my and chemotherapy, and
doctors felt that she had been
cured of her cancer. Then last
year, the cancer returned, this
time invading multiple areas in
her skeleton and her live, and
she was told that her condition
Knowing that she didn't have
long to live, Kelli Jo realized
that there were many goals that
she would never see her daugh-
ter reach, and one of those was
seeing, Dakoda fulfill her dream
of playing in an LPGA event.
Bobby Ginn, a real estate
mogul knew that he could
make things right. As chairman
of the Ginn Clubs and Resorts
Open, an LPGA event in its
inaugural year in Orlando, he
extended a sponsors invitation
for Dakoda to play in the tour-
nament which began Thursday
Naturally, Dakoda accepted,
and when she teed off in her
first professional event, her
mother was walking with her
every step of the way.
Breast cancer is the most
common cancer among
women, other than skin cancer,
and is the second leading cause
of cancer death in women, after
According to the Amencan
Cancer Society, approximately
213,000 women in the United
States will be found to have
breast cancer in 2006, and over
40,000 women will die from
the disease this year.
Also, there are slightly over
two million women living in
the United States who have
been treated for breast cancer.
One out of every eight women
will develop breast cancer, and
of those that develop the dis-
ease, about one-third will die.
Fortunately, due to earlier
detection and improved treat-
ments, breast cancer death rates
are going down.
Signs of breast cancer include
a palpable breast lump or mass,
sweling of part of the breast,
skin irritation or dimpling, nip-
ple pain or the nipple turning
inward, redness or scaliness of
the nipple or breast skin, nipple
discharge other than breast
milk, and a lump in the under-
The ACS has several guide-
lines for finding breast cancer
early in women without symp-
toms. The most common sign
of a breast cancer is a new lump
or mass, and therefore women
in their 20s should begin
monthly self breast exams, and
have a physician examination
every three years.
Annual mammograms and
physician directed breast exams
should begin in women age 40.
Kelli Jo Dowd urges women
not to do what she did, for she
didn't heed the warning signs.
She was 36 years old and found
a lump, but she ignored it and
waited some ten months to
finally get it checked, thinking
there was no way it was cancer.
If you have any of the signs
suggesting cancer of the breast,
get it checked immediately.
This column is written to dis-
cuss issues regarding sports, medi-
cine, and safety: It is not intended
to sere as a replacement for treat-
nment byyour regiflar doctor.
Specific concerns should be dis-
cussed with your physician. Mail
your questions to Gregon' Smith,
AID Sportsmedicine, 1250 S..
18th Street, Suite 204, Fenntutina
Beach, FL 32034.
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