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Title: The Beaches leader
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Breakfast with Scooby Doo,


See A-8


Fishing tourney winner,


See B-2


Vol. 44, No. 70


S Midweek Edition February 28, 2007





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Wal-Mart opening date unknown


What Wal-Mart will provide, A-3

by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER
In a 4-1 decision, the Neptune Beach City Council
voted Monday to accept a settlement proposal to
allow a Wal-Mart Supercenter to be built in the city -
contingent on certain conditions.
After a year-long process, the majority of the coun-
cil voted to accept the settlement agreement for the
proposed development at 630 Atlantic Blvd., citing
concerns over what a lawsuit might cost the city if
one were filed.
"I love this city too much to place us in a position
to spend $1 million or $2 million," said Vice Mayor
Harriet Pruette. "I feel like my hands are tied."
Councilor Fred Lee questioned both Special
Magistrate Carlos Alvarez, who crafted the settlement
proposal, and City Attorney Chris White about the


potential costs to the city if Wal-Mart filed a lawsuit.
"The exposure can be significant if they prevail,"
said White, regarding the possibility of a lawsuit and
its costs, although he did not give a specific number.
Councilor John Weldon voted against the settle-
ment, saying that "the citizens of Neptune Beach and
other small communities all over the United States
deserve better."
It is still unknown when construction will take
place, according to City Manager Jim Jarboe, who
said that Wal-Mart still has to submit the final plans
to the city, which then have to be reviewed and
approved. Final approval of a development order will
be considered April 2.
"You have to go through a long, arduous process,"
he said.
There has been substantial opposition to the pro-
posed 117,250-square-foot store, which will be built
to specific architectural guidelines to be approved by
the city.


AB opts to

not establish

specific limit

for noise

by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER
Fly's Tie Irish Pub will have to continue
operating under the current sound ordi-
nance, which does not establish a specific
decibel level, the Atlantic Beach city com-
mission determined at a meeting Monday.
Fly's Tie Owner Ralph Tiernan requested
,that the city establish a specific decibel
level for the noise ordinance so that he
would have something concrete by which
to measure the noise levels. The police
have received numerous complaints from
neighboring residents about the noise 'that
emanates from the pub.
Tieman, who has said he wants to be a
good neighbor, has implemented several
noise-reducing tactics and has even fired
bands who would not reduce their noise,
he said.
However, Police Chief David Thompson
told the commission that he did not think
it was necessary to establish a decibel level
after talking to several other police chiefs
who found that it did not help.
He explained it could undermine offi-
cers' authority. If a officer were to receive a
noise complaint from a citizen and discov-
ered that the pub was under the established
decibel level, the officer could not issue a
citation nor would he have the resources to
appease the citizen.
Thompson explained that there are still
other ways to solve the problem and
Tiernan is willing to meet with neighbors
to reach some sort of agreement. No specif-
ic solutions were reached at the meeting.
The commissioners unanimously agreed
not to change the sound ordinance.


Staff photo
Improving the downtown area of Jacksonville Beach will be the subject of community meetings.


JB Downtown Design Schedule
Day 1: April 9
11 a.m. Glatting Jackson arrives
to establish the project office.
* 1 p.m. Walking tour of the corri-
dor with the project team, stake
holders encouraged to attend.
* 5 p.m. Meet with project team to.
review the workshop agenda.
6 to 8 p.m. Vision presentation
and sessions for community partici-
pation.


Day 2: April 10
* 8 a.m. Team begins plan devel-
opment while a walking audit done.
* 10 a.m. 6 p.m. Plan develop-
ment and open house.
Day 3: April 11
* 8 a.m. Team reviews plans
developed the previous day and
establishes work products.
* 9 a.m. 5 p.m. Plan develop-
ment.
* 6 p.m. Final presentation to the
public.


Crafting future


of once blighted


Jax Beach area

Public meetings set to discuss
plans to continue progress

by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER
Jacksonville Beach's once blighted downtown now
brims with entertainment, dining and shopping oppor-
tunities;
Eager to keep progressing, city officials will ask the .
community to help shape plans for the area.
The Community Redevelopment Agency Monday
appropriated $139,0.18 to fund the Jacksonville Beach
Downtown Visioning Project.
Engineers with the urban design firm Glatting Jackson
will "facilitate" the study to determine "where we are and
where we are going," Planning and Development
Director Steve Lindorff said.
A three-day planning and design session will be held
from Monday, April 9 through Wednesday, April 11 to
create a vision plan with community participation.
Members of the CRA with a project team consisting of
city planners, engineers and members, of Public Works-
will identify business owners, residents and other "stake
holders" with a vested interest in future improvements.
. "It's an interactive process where everyone who has an
interest in what happens in the central area will have the
opportunity to put in their two cents worth," Lindorff
said. "We recently went through this process in sort of a
mini-way with Penman Road."
Glatting Jackson conducted public meetings to identi-
fy concerns and ideas for the two-lane county road.
Lindorff said the firm will look at two-dimensional
land use aspects of the downtown district as well as three-
dimensional design elements.

See DOWNTOWN, A-3


Family goes all


Annual electric bill is
projected to be $300
by ALEXANDRA KUMMERNES
STAFF WRITER
While many worry about rising electric costs,
one Neptune Beach family is watching their
meter run backward.
Paul Nicholson of Oleander Street has
installed a grid tile system, which runs on sun-
light, he said, and now his electric meter is actu-
ally running backwards.
"I'm generating more power than I'm using,"
Nicholson said.
His system cost about $50,000 to install -
although there are many different types with
varying prices. He will get some of that back, he
said, as the state offers a rebate of $4 per watt,
up to $20,000 for residential applicants and will
give a rebate of up to $100,000 for commercial
applicants. His system is approximately 6,080
watts.
He estimated that if the current electric rates
stay about the same, he expects to recoup his
investment in about eight to 10 years.
Because Nicholson is generating more power
than he is using, the extra power that he does
not use goes backwards through his meter, he
explained. So, if it is a cloudy day, he will still
have energy because Beaches Energy Service is
crediting him at the same rate he buys power.


Paul Nicholson at his solar-equipped home.
* System cost $50,000 to install
but state rebates are offered.
* Utility will provide power on
cloudy days.


Although Nicholson has only been connect-
ed to this system since Thursday, he said he
anticipates that his electric bill will be around
$200 to $300 annually for his approximately
3,000 square foot house, he said. Previously it
ran approximately $170 a month in the sum-
mer.
NB may create green code
Neptune Beach is considering adopting a
"green building code" that would allow resi-
dential and commercial buildings to voluntar-
ily become more energy efficient and likely
qualify for state relief, according to Building
Official Don Ford.
The concept stems from a national and state
"green" program and would allow home and
business owners to improve their energy effi-
ciency and the environment. To qualify, a local
jurisdiction has to certify the building as
"green," which requires meeting specific guide-
lines. In turn, the owner may then be eligible
to receive grants or tax credits, according to
Ford.
"They're probably 100 different products you
could install to qualify," he said.
Ford is conducting research and said he
would most likely put the information into an
ordinance form where people could sign up vol-
untarily. He is also looking at different systems
that could reduce energy costs by as much as 70
percent, he said.
"I think it's a worthwhile thing," Ford said.


photo by ROB DeANGELO
Fletcher High's Thomas Osbom cradles the ball
as he runs up field during Saturday's game
against Pedro Menendez High School. In only its
second season of competitive play, the Senators
boys lacrosse team is off to a good start.
Complete story on page B-1.


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The Freestyle item
about the Ponte Vedra
Beach Chamber that
appeared last week mis-
spelled the first name of
the author of the "Alice in
Wonderland" books. His
name is Lewis Carroll, and
the editor responsible
regrets the error. Off with
her head!


Wayne Weaver eat

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The U.S. Hot Rod
Association Monster
[am drew a sellout
crowd of more than e
69.000 Saturday at
Jacksonville N iuhicipal
Stadium, home of the
NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars.
Monster trucks with names
such as Grave Digger, M aximum
Destruction, Superman and Batman roared
around a dirt-filled track, jumping stacks of
junk cars, vans and even a school bus.
In between qualifying rounds, the crowd was treated to a demolition
derby, a freestyle motocross exhibition, an ATV race and a mullet hairstyle contest. You
can't make this stuff up..
A local 9-year-old with locks reaching the middle of his back won the best mullet event
and a garish trophy that is taller than the Winner.
In the fan-favorite freestyle event, monster truck Air Force Afterburner capped its "sic
air" run by blowing its transmission in fiery fashion. Driver Damon Bradshaw kicked out
a side door and jumped from the flaming, 1,500 horse-power vehicle with 66-inch tires
to a huge ovation.
Maybe the Jaguars can sign Bradshaw as a halftime act. The guy sure knows how to
make an exit.


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up.
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world's ugliest bridesmade dresses, categorized by worst
color, pattern and shape.
This site is bound to induce a bit of quiet chuckling ,
which hopefully will bring you out of that mid-after-
noon stupor.
The Leadet favorite is the peach number on the home
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Shrub emergency
Let it never besaid that some communities in home, the report said.
Ponte Vedra don't take shrubbery seriously. The man said he had permission by the previ-
For some, this touchy subject deserves the ous homeowners association president to grow
attention of the police, the shrubs beyond the height limit, the report
A homeowner in a Ponte Vedra neighborhood said.
called the St. Johns Sheriff's Office last week The bushes were cut without the homeown-
complaining that the community association er's knowledge and were trimmed below the
allegedly hired a landscaper to cut some of his covenant height limit, the homeowner told
bushes, according to a police report. police.
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the shrubs to grow so tall for "securi- that this is a civil matter, not one for law
ty reasons" he didn't .. enforcement to handle.
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mid 70s and
lows in the
low 60s.

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JB gives planning director

authority to get appraisals

on downtown property

offered for public purchase


by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER
All future land buys in
downtown Jacksonville will
be surveyed and appraised at
the discretion of the city's
planning director prior to
purchase.
The Jacksonville Beach
Community Redevelopment
Agency Monday authorized
Planning and Development
Director Steve Lindorff to pro-
cure such services on an as-
needed basis.
Costs to perform an individ-
ual survey or appraisal are not
to exceed $3,000.
"In order to be effective in
advising the [CRA] and/or the
City Council to consider pur-
chasing any properties, I
believe it is necessary to be
given some limited authority
to have the site surveyed and
an appraisal made," Lindorff
said in his staff recommenda-
tion.
"The purpose will be to pro-
vide information to use in
evaluating the possibility of
negotiating purchase options
on unspecified parcels of land
within the Downtown
Redevelopment District."
Lindorff said city staff is
periodically made aware of
properties available for pur-
chase. Such land buys would
most likely be considered for
off-street parking, he said.
"If we give a second
thought it is usually with
regard to whether or not we
can use that property for park-
ing as opposed to simply
holding it for redevelop-
ment," Lindorff said.
"After the early days of
downtown redevelopment
when we were into the land
assembly type of process and
weren't getting anywhere, we
pretty much put that idea to
bed. Most would be for some
public purpose as opposed to,
just holding it."
Under the Florida
Redevelopment Act, the
agency is allowed to purchase
property before it is needed
for any purpose. Florida law


The Downtown
Redevelopment area
is comprised of 185
acres from 13th
Avenue South to 9th
Avenue North and.
from Third Street to
the ocean.

does not require local govern-
ments to disclose any real
estate negotiation activities
until a purchase option agree-
ment is approved.
"I think this is a very wise
use of the taxpayers' funds,"
CRA member Grady Kearsey
said.
Lindorff said no action will
be taken until the Downtown
Visioning project with
Glatting Jackson is complete.
A three-day planning and
design session will be held in
early April.
An infrastructure study to
identify any outstanding road
and utility work will also con-
clude before any purchases
are made.
"We are not going to even
consider buying something
that is not in the right place.
This is to make sure that not
only is it in the right place but
we can get it at the right
price," he said.
"I don't think this is some-
thing we will use that much
but we have to be able to
move when we get these
offers."
The CRA is a five-member
board appointed by the City
Council that is responsible for
implementing redevelopment
plans in both the Downtown
and Southend Redevelopment
Districts.
As part of the implementa-
tion process, the agency is
responsible for marketing the
areas, identifying developers,
issuing requests for develop-
ment proposals, selection of
developers, contract negotia-
tion, financing plans and
monitoring contract imple-
me.ntation.


Downtown;


Cont. from A-1
"It isn't like they are going
to come in and put on a
slideshow and leave," he said.
"They are going to leave us
with something that we can
use as a tool moving for-
ward."
The study area will be the
Central Business District from
2nd Avenue South to 6th
Avenue North.
"They will be looking at
what different properties
might be best used for,
whether it be for commercial
mixed. use development or
parking," he said. "They will
also look at the urban design
part of it with some thoughts
on what buildings ought to
look like."
The findings will be pre-
sented to the public at 6 p.m.
April 11 at City Hall. Lindorff
said the final product will
include a proposed zoning
overlay for both private and
public development
Lindorff said the visioning
efforts will piggyback on a
project to identify any out-
standing infrastructure
improvements to be complet-
ed using tax increment trust
funds in the Downtown
District before the district
expires in 2013.
"As we move toward the
current end of the Downtown
TIF district we think that
these two pieces of work will
be able to provide a founda-
tion for what we want to do
and what we need to do to
finish off this first 30 years of
downtown redevelopment,"
Lindorff said.
The fund has a gross annual
cash flow of $4.015 million,
of which approximately
$975,000 is obligated to year-
ly debt service payments. The
district boundaries extend
from 13th Avenue South to
9th Avenue North.
The original downtown
redevelopment plan was cre-
ated in the 1980's and adopt-
ed in 1987. In the 20 years
since the plan was created,


Lindorff saiti the district has
experienced dramatic devel-
opment booms that changed
the conditions.
"We've made a lot of
progress. I think the plan has
served us well," Lindorff said.
"For some time I thought it
would be appropriate to take
another look at the urban
design issues that are appar-
ent in our downtown area."
Lindorff said one of the
most significant' shifts
occurred with relocating the
pier from 6th Avenue South to
the center of the redevelop-
ment district.
City Councilman Rick
Knight said he supports the
project and looks forward to
participating in the public
planning process.
"I'm really excited about
this," he said. "I think this
will make things so nice down
there."
Knight said he plans to
push to close the portion of
First Street North in front of
the SeaWalk Pavilion to create
a more family-friendly envi-
ronment.
"There is no real drive by
traffic. People go there
because they know what is
down there," he said. "That is
what I am pushing for."
Jill Sprowell, Executive
Director of the Beaches
Division of the Jacksonville
Regional Chamber of
Commerce, in a recent letter
to Mayor Fland Sharp com-
mended the city for down-
town redevelopment efforts,
particularly the addition of
two police officers.
"Not only is the area attrac-
tive and welcoming but it has
thriving businesses, a spectac-
ular performance pavilion, a
boardwalk connecting nearly
one mile of the oceanfront,
free parking and year-round
lifesaving coverage," she said.
"Having a safe entertain-
ment area is essential for a
positive experience when our
residents and visitors are in
the downtown area."


AROUND THE BEACHES


The Oceanside Rotary celebrated a blizzard of white goods collect
ed during the month of February for BEAM. President Curtis For<
presents BEAM representative Cindy Funkhouser with the drift of
donations.


AB sets fees for park
Citizens who wish to use any
of the three recreation centers
in Atlantic Beach will see an
increase in fees.
An ordinance to increase the
fees for use of the Adele Grage
Cultural Center, Jordan Park
Community Center and
Donner Park Community
Center was passed at a meeting
Monday.
The fees include $100 for
four hours and $25 for each
additional hour, with a $200
refundable deposit if there is
no damage to the facility, it is
clean and there is no violation
of park rules. Additional fees
include $50 for any event serv-
ing alcohol, among others.
The previous fees were $50
plus a $100 refundable deposit
to rent a center.

County plans summit
for all neighborhoods
The City of Jacksonville will
hold its Housing and
Neighborhoods Summit on
Tuesday, April 3, at the Prime
Osborn Convention Center.
Sponsored by the city's Housing
and Neighborhoods
Department, the summit will
provide neighborhood leaders
and government representa-
tives the opportunity to discuss


ways to improve Jacksonville's
communities.
"Healthy neighborhoods are
the cornerstone of a strong,
healthy city," said Mayor John
Peyton. "There are a number of
ways to partner city and com-
munity resources to enhance
neighborhoods across
Jacksonville. The summit is an
excellent way to connect gov-
ernment and community lead-
ers so we can work together to
make our neighborhoods even
better."
The summit will be from 1 to
8:30 p.m. This is the first time
the summit will include
evening activities for individu-
als who cannot attend during
traditional working hours.
The summit will also feature
exhibits on city services and
workshops on code enforce-
ment, land use and zoning,
energy conservation, trans-
portation, homeowner and
contractor consumer education,
predatory lending, neighbor-
hood crime fighting and neigh-
borhood organization.
Additionally, information on
home-buying and rehabilita-
tion programs will be available.
"The theme of this year's
summit, Hand in Hand -
Building Better Neighborhoods,
reflects the Housing and
Neighborhoods Department's


JB plans to distribute

new trash cans soon


by LIZA MITCHELL
STAFF WRITER
Garbage collection is going
green in Jacksonville Beach.
The city will issue green 64-
gallon trash totes for automated
trash collection to customers in
May or June, Public Works
Director Ty Edwards said
Tuesday.
The new totes will be green
because the color is more weath-
er resistant and better masks dis-
coloration caused by trash
residue.
Edwards said the move to
automated trash pickup twice a
week will reduce manpower
needs and safety concerns asso-
ciated with manual collection
and will improve the caliber of
the truck operators.
City officials last October
extended the existing five-year
contract with Southland Waste
Systems to switch from manual
pickup to to automated twice a
week collection.
Using the automated system,
cans with a hinged lid will be
issued to each household. The
truck will be lifted curbside by a
truck with an automated arm
and 'emptied into a modified
truck.
Southland Waste Systems
expects that the the new auto-
mated trucks will be delivered
by the end of April.
"We are going to be doing a
lot of communicating with the
customers before we make the
change," Edwards said. "We
want to make sure everyone has
all of their questions answered."
Edwards said the information
will be posted on the city's web-
site and will be distributed to
residents prior to implementing
the new service.
The service schedule will
remain the same with twice
weekly pickup of household
garbage, and yard waste once a
week.


Coast Guard Aux.
seeks volunteers
-" The United States Coast
Ot- Guard Auxiliary
d (USCGAux) needs volun-
teers. The USCG Aux is
composed of uniformed,
non-military volunteers
who assist the Coast Guard
in its varied missions, except for
military and direct law enforce-
ment. These men and women
can be found on the nation's
waterways, in the air, in the
classroom and on the dock per-
forming Maritime Domain
Awareness patrols, safety
patrols, vessel safety checks and
public education.
Training opportunities (most
of which are free) include boat
crew and coxwain (small boat
operator), vessel examiner,
boating safety class instructor,
public affairs and many others.
Applicants must be 17 years
old, and pass a basic back-
ground check.
There are no upper age limits
or height/weight
standards(although for boat
crew, you must be able to per-
form certain tasks). There are no


commitment to working
with the community to
improve not just housing
but everything that makes
a neighborhood safe and
livable," said Kerri Stewart,
director of the city's
Housing and
Neighborhoods
Department. "With a pic-
nic supper and lots of time
for networking, the sum-
mit promises to be fun and
informative."
Pre-registration to attend
the summit is required by
March 21. The $10 regis-
tration fee includes a picnic
supper and all summit
activities. Sponsorships
and exhibit spaces are
available. For registration
or more information, call
the Neighborhood Services
Division at (904) 630-7398.


To get approval for a Neptune Beach store,
Wal-Mart will be expected to:
Allow Neptune Beach to have input on store's appearance;
Follow a security plan and analysis.
Keep lights 28' or lower and have shields.
Landscape to include a "pocket park".
Ban deliveries between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. (5 a.m. for gro-
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taxpayers, Governor Charlie
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The Office of Open
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information for state and local
government officials, as well as
the public, about Florida's open
government and public records
laws. The Plain Language
Initiative Web site is designed
to help state government build
stronger relationships with the
public through clear communi-
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The Open Government Web
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organizations that provide pub-
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the site can also access the
Attorney General's Open
Government Mediation
Program and the First
Amendment Foundation.

The Plain Language Web site
explains the purpose of the ini-
tiative and answers commonly
asked questions with examples
of correspondence before and
after plain-language editing;
Crist said. Citizens may request
a translation of a state govern-
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or by fax. Individuals submit-'
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response within seven days, the
governor said.
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Fans of open government got some good news this week
when the governor announced two new Web sites are available
to help citizens learn about what their government is doing.
Lauded by the governor as tools to help citizens become
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the state's public records laws and offer a way for citizens to get
bureaucratese translated into plain language.
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provides links to other organizations that provide public
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Attorney General's Open Government Mediation Program and
the First Amendment Foundation. The plain language initia-
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same timeframe as the expira-
tion of the 50-year moratori-
um on the sale of any portion
of this donated property.
After the Board had heard
all the presentations, had
heard how important the
decision was to the affected
communities and to the
SMCC, not one of the Board
members had anything to say
during the Board's discussion
period. In ruling on the
application, the Chair of the
Board compared Selva
Linkside I & II's loss of priva-
cy and the degradation of
their lifestyle to his loss of a
magnolia tree when land near
his home was developed
many years ago. His advice to
the attendees was to accept
that changes like this are
inevitable and unhappy
homeowners need to simply
learn to "suck it up." This
from the chair of the board
responsible for modeling ,th'e
future of our community!
Given the numerous and
legitimate concerns expressed
at the meeting along with. the
irreversible nature of the
removal from AB of a chunk
of our dwindling open space,
a more reasonable and sound
conclusion by the develop-
ment board would have been
to request SMCC to resubmit
alternative development pro-
posals in a timely manner to
address the concerns of the
community. One noteworthy
presenter suggested preserv-
ing the Bull family's intended
use of this donated land;
namely as an enhancement to


To the editor:
I retired to Ponte Vedra in 1994 and often like
to eat lunch at a fast food place.
If I want a Chick-Fil-A sandwich I have to
travel 10 to 12 miles to get one (Queens
Harbour or St. Johns Town Center).
There are no fast food restaurants in Ponte
Vedra other than McDonald's. My question is,


To the editor:
The Atlantic Beach District
Representative Study
Committee, met for the first
time, Tuesday, Jan. 23, with
two residents in attendance
who are interested in possible
changes in the method to be
recommended for electing
future commissioners.
The Florida League of Cities
Representative Lynn Tipton
presented the various types of
municipal governments in
some of the 403 cities in
Florida.
This information gave the
committee a wealth of infor-
mation as to combinations of
municipal councils and com-
missions, with mayor or city
manager types of charters. Ms.
Tipton has been associated
with the Florida League of
Cities for 15 years. For addi-
tional information, she will
plan to return if the committee
requests.
One member of the com-
mittee requested additional
information relative to cities
with less than 25,000 popula-
tion, since Atlantic Beach has


the AB community. If the
SMCC cannot make a finan-
cial success of the club with-
out selling off land to create
an unwelcome PUD (Planned
Urban Development), per-
haps it is time for the club to
return the original land gift to
the community for use as an
open space for all to enjoy.
If the government of AB
wants the respect of its citi-
zens, its representatives need
to treat the concerns of its cit-
izens with respect. Instead,
the unanimous approval of
the application with almost
no true discussion amongst
the members of the Board
illustrates a disheartening
indifference to the communi-
ty at large. Being told to
"suck it up" shows a complete
misunderstanding of the need
that all AB residents feel to
begin to seriously protect our
community and our future.
Analogous toglolb't itarIing
scenario's, it is seemingly
small unrelated, innocuous
events like this ruling that
provide the momentum and
ultimately the "critical mass"
to unleash similar develop-
ment projects. The outcome
of this meeting should truly
be a wake up call for all
homeowners in Atlantic
Beach to become more vigi-
lant and participate in our
government processes in
Atlantic Beach. It is our future
and the precious and cher-
ished Atlantic Beach lifestyle
that is at stake.

Dr. Fred Muth


why do they have a monopoly in this area?
I am sure there are other people who feel the
same way (other than those who avoid all fats).
Can someone explain this to me?

Eleanor Cook
Ponte Vedra Beach


a population of less than
14,000 residents.
The second meeting of Feb.
8, was attended by the same
two residents.
One committee member
brought detailed maps-of the
four precincts within the city,
and statistics of various items
for consideration, such as:
number of parks, usage,
whether passive quiet areas,
or planned activities sched-
uled for. residents' informa-
tion; and where located with-
in the city.
For the third meeting, Feb.
19, Bruce Corbitt was the
guest speaker, the formerly
elected City Clerk of
Jacksonville Beach, for his
knowledge of the Jacksonville
Beach government before and
after their city voted for dis-
tricts, and some at large dis-
tricts.
The Pablo South area of
Jacksonville Beach did not
have a specific council mem-
ber elected until the method
of electing their officials was
changed several years ago.
This change did permit these


residents to elect someone
who resided within this
neighborhood.
The Atlantic Beach Police
Chief, David Thompson, was
requested to update the com-
mittee on our police depart-
ment: the number of person-
nel, how the officers patrol
the city, statistics on the areas
of the city requiring more
attention from incidents
occurring and the methods
used to cope with the more
troubled areas compared to
those with less requirements
due to various factors.
The question and answer
period brought more specific
answers for some members
who made notes and asked
for additional detailed infor-
mation
There were five residents in
attendance at the third meet-
ing in addition to committee
members. Hope other resi-
dents will attend future meet-
ings for information and be
able to speak at closing.

'Dorothy Kerber
Atlantic Beach


HOYLE DEMPSEY
COLUMNIST


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Government hurts businesses


To the editor.
Right on Tom Purcell (2-21-07'
column Earning less gets you
more).
My feelings exactly regarding
employers and what we are
taxed. I have 25 employees in
my company and they have no
hlue what we pay in taxes.
SI could increase my revenue
by adding more employees but
you know what, it's not worth
the hassle because of our full,
partner called "government". If
I-bring in an extra $100,000 in
revenue, my taxes increase by

Chance for AB to
; To the editor.
: The letter from Cindy
:unkhouser (Leader, Feb. 21,
2007) about the proposals from
builders to build "affordable"
housing on city property locat-
ed on north Mayport Road,
illustrates why government
Incentives in the short term
7- ought to be aimed at the pri-
Vrate housing going in at the site
pf the old Palms apartments on
Vputh Mayport Road.-
? The Palms site is better situat-
pd for service workers unless
';61v work at the base. The
jfi-nna Park site is far more
attractive: Investors and
builders see a good profit, and
potential residents will like the
more peaceful locale -- but only
if they can afford it.
: The Palms site can be open
within a relatively short time.
Instead of spending a million
bucks or so to bury power lines
for a mile, how about $100,000
to buffer the new Palbs resi-


more than half th
The government is
help me with emp
plaints, absenteeism
sonal problems.
What a drag on. ti
for government to p
preneurs and ambiti
uals by confiscating
their ideas and labo
they take your m
throw it away on
ment and theft (Ka
What a shame.



step up
dences from highway
and noise generated
section? Perhaps an
grant or incentive t(
the two or three ex
tures closest to the h
We need to step
the Hanna Park pr
while; it's an attract
property and it ougl
plused only to the
purpose. Rental uni
more sense for th
demographic.
Atlantic Beach ha
nearly everything, ii
2007's big turkeys:'
public art and $50
deluxe mailbox in
Park. Commission
commiserated public
loss of affordable ho
Beaches, so here's a
show the world th
sincere.

Michael
M


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the fruits of To the editor:
r. And after On Tuesday, Feb. 20, the
loney, they Atlantic Beach Community
mismanage- Development Board met to
atrina, Iraq). consider Selva Marina
Country Club's (SMCC) appli-
cation to the state for a
Joe Dennis change to the Atlantic Beach
Comprehensive Plan so that
SMCC can sell 27.34 acres to a
developer to raise funds to
ay pollution refurbish the SMCC and their
at the inter- golf course. The meeting
1 additional room overflowed with presen-
o tear down ters expressing their view-
isting struc- points for more than 2 hours.
highway? The area to be developed
back from abuts the Selva Linkside I and
operty for a II communities and will sig-
ctive public nificantly impact the entire
ht to be sur- Atlantic Beach (AB) commu-
best public nity in a variety of important
ts make far ways. Irreparable damage to
ie targeted our ecology, infrastructure
challenges (traffic, utilities),
s money for depressed real-estate values
eluding FY and diminished quality.of life
$50,000-for were p'bints 'cdntintiull rtic-'
),000 for a ulated. A common but appar-
Mandalay ently overlooked perspective
rs have all by many speakers was the
cly with the consistent request to mini-
using at the mize (NOT STOP) the intru-
i chance to sive, adverse and permanent
at they are nature of this proposed devel-
opment while still providing
Selva the means to raise its
Hoffmann needed capital. Even a board
Marsh Oaks member remarked that it
seems peculiar that the entire
AB community continues to
be prosperous while nearly
insurmountable financial
Jer woes face the Club and its
P management. Curiously, the
gravity of SMCC's financial
dilemma has surfaced in the


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timber


Hey Congress,

daylight is not

yours to save

I am not a big fan of Day
Light Savings Time. Haven't
been since the spring I
turned 13.
The extra hour to play hide
and seek, or those other giggly
games we Baby Boomers used
to play, no longer seemed
important to a teenager. There
were those "grown up" prime
time TV shows that didn't
seem as adult and fun when it
was light outside. Plus, my rag-
ing hormones were insisting
that I start calling girls at
night, and they were easier to
impress when it was dark out-
side. The older I got, the more
I found that to be true.
Today's generation of
teenagers must see even less
value in moving the clocks up
so it'll be light out until
American Idol is almost over.
With their IPODs, Cell phones,
instant messaging, text mes-
saging, emails and blogs, they
probably appreciate more the
extra hour of darkness in the
morning to sleep, than the
extra hour of sunshine at
night.
Whose idea was this any-
way, "springing forward" in
April and now March and
"falling behind" an hour in
October, now November? My
old VCR now blinks 12:00 four
and a half months out of the
year and 1:00 the other seven
and a half.
A few years ago I bought one
of those "always correct time"
'alarm. clocks. IfR automatically
changes back and forth from
Standard to Daylight Savings
Time. It has no idea that
Congress went and changed
the rules, so on March 11 at 2
a.m., it'll be an hour off for
three weeks. When the alarm
goes off at 6 a.m. the Monday
after the time change, I'll be
thinking "It's just 5:00, I can
sleep another hour! No wait, is
it 7:00 and I overslept an hour?
Should I snooze alarm or skip
breakfast?"
No matter what our politi-
cihns in Washington do, you
can't save any more Daylight
than the Good Lord intended
us to have. If you want to
enjoy old man Sun, then get
up early when he comes up
and stay awake until he sets for
the night. American farmers
have understood that for cen-
turies. Bessie the Cow doesn't
care if it's 5:30 or 6:30 a.m..
When she's ready to give milk,
she's ready to give milk. Same
with the chickens and the eggs.
Speaking of animals, let's
talk about life in the city and
its suburbs. Do you think your
family dog is going to reason,
"It's eastern Daylight Savings
Time now, I think I can wait
another hour to be walked!"
No ladies and gentlemen,
despite the efforts of our
beloved politicians in
Washington, when Max,
Maggie, Jake or Buddy has to
go, they gotta go. Mark that
down for another hours sleep
lost.
Hey Washington, if you
want to work on saving Social
Security, health care, education
and the Northern Spotted Owl,
knock yourself out. But give
up on the Sunlight! That was
decided in Genesis 1; 3-5! You
can't amend this one, neither
can the Supreme Court.


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AB officials indifferent to concerns


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February 28, 2007


VIEW POINTS


Settlement disappointing to NB residents


To the editor:
After reviewing the
Settlement Agreement between
Neptune Beach and Wal-Mart,
I'm disappointed. While the
City's efforts in all this were in
the best interest of Neptune
Beach, the conclusion of their
valiant attempt to protect us did
not succeed in doing so. Our
character, life style and property
values may now suffer as a
result, even though there are a
few nice concessions in the
agreement.
The City will be getting
$300,000.00 from Wal-Mart,
and since it spent $100,000.00
in legal expense fighting the
new development; the City will
now make a profit. On the sur-
face that appears to be a posi-
tive. Albeit possibly at the
expense of creating an appear-
ance that a payoff from a devel-
oper will get them whatever
they want. Let's hope that's not
the case!
The requirement to have an
off duty police officer, at Wal-


Mart's expense, roam the prop-
erty also seems like great conces-
sion. But, having that done for
just the first of three months of
operation and then for only for
eight hours a day, while the
store will operate on a 24 hour
basis, is ludicrous.
'During what portion of the
day will the security take place?
Does Wal-Mart think crime only
takes place eight hours out of
every twenty four? If so during
which eight hour period do cus-
tomers deserve protection? A
more logical plan would be rov-
ing security during all hours of
operation.
The most cynically laughable
portion of the security agree-
ment is the one that allows Wal-
Mart to have seventy five per-
cent more crime than adjoining
commercial properties before
any security plan changes are
required.
The City's plan to open a
roadway (if it can get the right
of way) into the Super Center
from Penman Rd. by extending


Lemon Street deserves big
kudos, especially with the
requirement that the road be
built at Wal-Mart's expense.
Also, an entrance into the shop-
ping center to the east of the
new Super Center seems like a
good traffic easing idea. Some
thought however needs to be
given to the Third Street
entrance into that easterly prop-
erty.
I hope the property owners
who own the land where the
right of way is needed keep NB's
best interest in mind and grant
the City the necessary ease-
ments.
The City's plan for a new 2nd
traffic light on Atlantic Blvd.
however may not be as com-
mendable. Doing so would put
two signals in close proximity
which could contribute to bottle
necks and backed up traffic if
they are not carefully controlled
and synchronized.
My greatest disappointment is
with the architectural building
elevations and site plan. Based


on a review of the plans on the
City's web site, they do not
appear to be anything but the
standard strip shopping center
fare with a few dull elements
added onto the roof line.
The latest proposed building
design lacks a real "Beach Like
look" to me. It is certainly not
on a par with the Stein Mart
architecture across the ditch
which has many more eye
appealing features.
Perhaps in Wal-Mart's "Low
Price Mentality" they feel citi-
zens in the beaches communi-
ties wouldn't appreciate or don't
deserve such niceties. Whatever
their reason, it seems there is
more Oink in the latest design
than lipstick.
Thanks to City Council for
their efforts in trying to protect
us! Its' now time to see how the
majority of citizens against this
project from day one will show
their appreciation to Wal-Mart
for its efforts after it is built!
Michael Aston
Neptune Beach


Don't give green space over to development


To the editor:
In the 2/23/07 issue of The
Leader, you reported on a meet-
ing held Tuesday, Feb. 20, in
Atlantic Beach at which the
Atlantic Beach Development
Board reviewed the application
by Selva Marina "Country Club
to allow residential develop-
ment on part of the current golf
course. Your reports states: "The
Board ultimately decided that
the club has the right to do
what it wants with its own prop-
erty..."
This development autonomy
comes as a complete surprise to
me! I thought the purpose of a
development board was to
guide the land use of the com-
munity. This philosophy would
allow any private land owner to
do anything they want in the
city of Atlantic Beach. Hmmm,
I thought we had something
going here in AB to "protect the
canopy," to respect the


"ambiance" of "old Atlantic
Beach," to prevent McMansions
from crowding out the 40, 50,
60 year old cottages, cutting off
light, air, and disrupting privacy.
Is it just that Selva Linkside I
and II are relatively new com-
munities that disqualify us from
the protection of our local gov-
ernment?
Homeowners in Selva
Linkside I and II are evidently
not supposed to protest the
development of a PUD (Planned
Urban Development) that
places 90-100 homes in our
faces, substituting town homes
for golf course and putting PUD
access roads next to our homes.
How about sprinkling some of
that housing around the golf
course instead of cramming it
all into a comer of the golf
course that we have to look at?
Most of the golf course is prop-
erty that is within the city of
Jacksonville, weird as that


seems. It is a little Jacksonville
enclave surrounded by Atlantic
Beach. Perhaps SMCC figure it
is simpler to only have to deal
with one municipality to devel-
op residential property, or,
maybe land in Atlantic Beach
comes at a higher premium
than land in Jacksonville so
SMCC can make more money.
Allowing residential develop-
ment of this piece of property
seems to me to be a violation of
all that Atlantic Beach seeming-
ly wants to retain about our
town. I think it is great that a
compromise was reached to pre-
serve "old Atlantic Beach" by
limiting the footprint of
McMansions but those of us
who do not live in "old Atlantic
Beach" are also not eager to
have a planned urban develop-
ment steal a hunk of the last
large open space in Atlantic
Beach. The original intent of
the builders of our neighbor-


hood, Selva Linkside, was to
provide a quiet cul-de-sac golf
side community.
I know that most of life is
"buyer beware," but it seems to
me that SMCC residential devel-
opment in a concentrated seg-
ment of the golf course is one of
the very worst scenarios. The
disruption of this historically
quiet, open area of Atlantic
Beach has an impact far beyond
the aesthetic and financial loss
to Selva Linkside homeowners.
And, why the big rush to sell to
developers? This area could be a
candidate for government pur-
chase or offered to the Nature
Conservancy if it must be sold.
With open spaces so rare at the
Beaches it seems a shame to lose
yet more green space to devel-
opment.
Verna Urbanski
Atlantic Beach


Stabbing victim urges state to stand tough


To the editor:
My name is Randolph Ragan
Hicks and I am a victim of a bru-
tal attempt on my life inrr
Jacksonville Beach.
On Jan. 21, 2007, at approxi-
mately midnight I was on the
boardwalk at the SeaWalk
Pavilion talking with other indi-
viduals, when a man
approached me about a can of
beer in my hand. He told me to
get rid of the can and put the
contents into some other cup
because the Jacksonville Beach
police have cameras everywhere
and people like him who are
homeless could be arrested for
drinking in public. I told him to
get away from me and he
became angry. I'll admit I proba-
bly called him some names he
did not appreciate. At some
point I gave in to his demands
and told him, "Just take the
damn thing," and handed him
the partially empty can. He
walked away and finished the
beer.
Soon after this encounter, I
began playing a game of paddle-
ball with others who were on
the boardwalk. Once again the
same man approached me and
began speaking; although
annoying, he did not seem
threatening. I told him to get
away from me and, at this time,
I probably used some profanity.
He left my sight. Approximately
10 minutes later he returned,
was facing me and put his right
hand out for a handshake. I


returned the gesture by putting
my right hand into his out-.
stretched hand. At that moment
he-reached his left hand across
my body, pulling across my
chest. I felt a painful tugging
across my chest, released his
right hand and stepped back. I
looked down and saw blood
pouring from my chest, took a
breath and a gurgling release of
air came from the wound on my
chest.
At that point I was convinced
that my lung had been punc-
tured by something sharp, and
knew the only way I was going
to survive this attack was to
immediately call 911 on my cell
phone and find somewhere to
sit down. As I did this and began
speaking with the 911 dispatch-
er, I saw the same man standing
approximately 15 to 20 feet
away holding a knife. I was
bleeding horribly and began to
fall in and out of consciousness.
Thankfully, the rescue team
arrived within minutes.
I have small periods of con-
scious recollection following
their arrival. For example, I
remember being able to tell res-
cue paramedics my home
phone number and my girl-
friend's name, whom I live with
in Jacksonville Beach.
Approximately 36 hours later
I awoke in the Surgical Intensive
Care Unit at Shands Hospital. I
had been in surgery to repair an
artery that had been cleanly sev-
ered, as well as a collapsed lung,


Magistrate is good

choice for JB to

enforce its codes

To the editor:
I spent 21 years in code enforcement and
the last 15 were in Jacksonville Beach.
During my career, I participated in well over
two hundred hearings and I am certified in
three levels of code enforcement.
Because of that experience, participation
in the process, and knowledge of the proce-
dures, I support the appointment of a special
magistrate. Rather than having a board of
appointed residents who may not have any
experience to make these important deci-
sions, an impartial magistrate will have the
legal training required to make a decision
and protect the rights of people appearing
before him.
The City of Jacksonville Beach and its res-
idents will be better for it.
Jud Spence


due to the one-foot-six-inch
long, two-inch deep laceration,
beginning on my left bicep and
continuing across my chest.
Surgeons and trauma nurses
told me and my loved ones that
I had lost all six liters of blood
and was, at times, close to
death.
I was at Shands Hospital for
eight days and, during that
time, I learned that the man
who ambushed me was appre-
hended, and the knife retrieved.
He was charged with attempted
murder.
On Friday, Feb. 23, 2007, I
spoke with Assistant State
Attorney Adam Regar. He told
me that the case against the
assailant was being dropped due
to conflicting witness accounts
of the incident, some of which
claimed we were involved in a
fist fight in which I struck him
with a paddle and he defended
himself with the knife. This is
absolutely false.
If [State Attorney Harry
Shorstein] drops this case, [he]
will be releasing a [dangerous]
man back onto the streets of
Jacksonville, based on unreli-
able accounts of the incident by
people who were heavily intoxi-
cated, very likely mentally
impaired, and based on [his]
office, only seemed to have
noticed parts of the confronta-
tion versus the entire episode.
From discussions with
Jacksonville Beach law enforce-
ment the man who was arrested


Attention to school

concerns is much

appreciated by SAC


To the editor:
Thank you so much for your wonderful arti-
cle on the problem at Fletcher regarding the
science labs. Your front page article and
photo attracted the attention of the parents
who attended the meeting.
Best of all, Channel 4 picked up the story
from The Leader, interviewed Cindy Anderson,
our SAC president, and aired the story on the
6 p.m. news.
All of us on the School Advisory Council are
so grateful for your continuous support of
Fletcher.
Wendy Harvey
SAC representative


for stabbing me, Charles Wesley
Hammond, has on two other
occasions violently attacked
other citizens with sharp objects
- one with a knife, the other
with a bottle. According to
[Shorstein's] office, he was never
convicted of the stabbing due to
lack of evidence.
In closing, I'm pleading with
[Shorstein] not to release
Hammond. Spring is fast
approaching and families
throughout Northeast Florida
and this country will, begin
coming to our beautiful ocean-
side and enjoying or wonderful
festivals as well as our sporting
events, such as The Players
Championship. Hammond is
going to lash out at the crowds
of beachgoers because he thinks
this it his "turf" and he can do
whatever he wants. Why?
Because his State Attorney said
so.

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February 28, 2007


POLICE


JACKSONVILLE BEACH

Grand theft was reported Feb.
22 in the 1400 block of 1st
Street South. The victim told
police that her wallet was
removed from her purse with
$500 in cash, two credits cards
and an electronic organizer. The
,total loss exceeded $1,000.
* *
Frine Sengstacke, 36, of
Jacksonville Beach was arrested
Eeb. 23 and charged with grand
Tetail theft in the 3800 block of
3rd Street South. Store security
observed a suspect attempt to
exit the store without paying for
several items including men's
shorts, children's shoes, jewelry
and watches worth a total
$372.37.
* *
Arson was reported Feb. 23 in
the 900 block of 16th Avenue
North. Firefighters responded to
a: call of a fence on fire and
determined that it was set
intentionally. Neighbors put
out the blaze with a garden
hose. The owner was not home
at the time.

,Grand theft was reported Feb.
23 at a bar in the 100 block of
30d Avenue North. The victim
told police she placed her purse
on the br and turned around
to talk to some friends. When
shlie turned back around approx-
imately four minutes later, her
piirse and its contents were
missing.

i Philip Michael Edwards, 26, a
transient, was arrested Feb. 24
and charged with possession of
cocaine in the 900 block of 2nd
Avenue South, according to a
police report. A total of 30
pieces of crack cocaine was
found in the console of a vehi-
cle Edwards was riding in, police
said.

Armed robbery was reported
Feb. 24 at Walgreen's in the first
block of 3rd Street North. A
store employee told police that
he was standing near the photo
lab when the suspect entered
with a plaid scarf covering his
face and demanded that the
employee give him all of the
money. The suspect pointed an
object believed to be a gun at
the employee and told him to
remove the tray from the regis-
ter and put the money in a store
bag, police said. The man com-
plied and handed the suspect
$227 in mixed bills and a pack
of Marlboro Lights he asked for.
The suspect fled in an unknown
direction.' A woman hiding in
the back of the store when the
suspect entered verified the
account and told police the sus-
pect appeared to have an auto-
matic handgun. The suspect is a
white male, 5'9" in his late 20's
and was wearing a blue hooded
sweatshirt and jeans.

Burglary was reported Feb. 23
at the Comfort Inn in the 1500
block of 1st Street North. Two
hotel guests from Nashville told
police they were sleeping when
someone entered their room
4nd stole two athletic jerseys, a
eell phone, iPod, $75 in cash
and a laptop computer. The loss
ivas estimated at $2,100. Police
covered the clothes on the
Sairwell on the fifth floor and a
pallet one floor up.
.-,Strong arm robbery was
ported Feb. 24 in the 500
block of 1st Street North. A 66-
year-old Jacksonville man was
standing near the rear of his
hicle at 11:50 a.m. when a
female in a teal colored Ford
Approached and asked if they
had met before. The man told
lice he felt something stick
him in the back that he thought
fvas a gun. A male suspect
demanded his wallet and cash.
When the victim told him he
didn't have anything, the sus-
pect pushed him into the back


seat of his car and began strik-
ing him with his fists. The sus-
pect yelled to a second suspect
to search the victim's pants
pockets. They stole the victim's
wallet and fled in the car with
the female. The suspects were
both between ages 15 to 20.
* *
Matthew Cole Langolis, 20,
of Jacksonville was arrested Feb.
25 and charged with resisting
arrest with violence and battery
on a law enforcement officer at
a bar in the 300 block of 1st
Street North, according to a
police report. Police responded
to a large fight in front of the
business. Langolis jumped on
an officer's back when police
tried to intervene. He was struck
with a taser but continued to
resist by refusing to be hand-
cuffed, police said.
* *
Marcus Obryan Bartlett, 45,
of .Jacksonville Beach, was
arrested Feb. 21 and charged
with a warrant for failure to reg-
ister as sex offender in the 1100
block of Beach Proper North,
according to a police report.
Police made contact with
Bartlett, on an unrelated charge
and discovered the warrant.
Bartlett was missing when
police went to verify his resi-,,
dence m September, tht report
said.
* *
Bryan Christopher Rolenc,
34, a transient, was arrested Feb.
22 and charged with aggravated
domestic battery in the 100
block of Boardwalk North,
according to a police report.
* *
Janine Renne Cossa, 31, of
Atlantic Beach was arrested Feb.
22 and charged with grand theft
at a restaurant in the 400 block
of 3rd Street North, according to
a police report. Cossa voided
over $1,200 worth of food and
drinks during a four month
period.
* *
Grand theft was reported Feb.
24 at Target in the 400 block of
Marsh Landing Parkway. A male
and female suspect placed 13
DVD box sets valued at $686.66
in a shopping cart under other
merchandise and left the store
without paying for them. The
alarm was not activated because
the male suspect had placed
something in his coat that
would cause the alarm system
to fail, police said.

PONTE VEDRA BEACH

A disturbance that happened
Feb. 17 at the Sawgrass guard
shack at 5 PGA Tour Blvd. was
reported Feb. 22. A resident got
angry when he was prevented
from entering the gate because
his car did not have a visible bar
code, according to a report.
Eventually he was let in, but he
called the guard shack from
home, threatened the security
guard and called him a "dumb f
- -t Mexican," according
to the report. A tape recording
of the call was placed into evi-
dence.

A man holding a small pocket
knife threatened to kill a man
at a Gate store in Ponte Vedra
Beach about 1:30 a.m. Friday, a
deputy reported. The man left
the store at the request of a
clerk, and at Summerhouse con-
dominium, the deputy located a
car and subject matching
descriptions give by three wit-
nesses, according to the report.
Oscar M. Martinez, 29, was
arrested, charged with aggravat-
ed assault and taken to the St.
Johns County jail, the report
said.

A Kodak camera valued at
$450 belonging to a firefighter
was reported stolen between
Friday afternoon and Saturday
morning from the St. Johns
County fire station on Canal
Boulevard.


Boy robbed at

gunpoint while

walking home

FROM STAFF

A 16-year-old boy was robbed at gunpoint while walking
home from a friend's house on Saturday, according to a police
report.
The victim was walking home at 12:25 a.m. on Second
Street when he was approached by a man in his 30s who
stuck a 9mm semi-automatic hand gun to the teen's neck and
then emptied the victim's pockets, according to the report.
The victim told police that the suspect approached him at
the corner of Walnut Street and said "how you doing," then
paused while two cars drove past them. As soon as the cars
drove by, the suspect robbed the victim and then told the vic-
tim to run, according to the report.
The victim went home, told his mother what happened
and she called the police, according to the report. The sus-
pect is described as a 5'7 male with a deep voice, dark skin
and a short cornrow hairstyle, according to the police report.


and a bag of cocaine when he
was ordered to the ground,
according to the report.
* *
Keean Drew Mclean, 19, was
arrested for burglary, falsely per-
sonating an officer while com-
mitting a felony, possession of
cocaine, possession of a con-
trolled substance and posses-
sion of more than 20 grams of
marijuana on Feb. 25 in the 900
block of Plaza Drive, according


* *
A resident of Island Harbor
Circle reported Saturday that a
television, filing cabinet, com-
puter printer and desk valued at
a total of $950 were stolen from
her apartment while she was
out of town for two weeks.
* *
A 19-year-old Jacksonville
man was arrested early Saturday
and charged with burglary, a
felony, and resisting an officer
without violence and loitering
or prowling, both misde-
meanors, after a report about a
person seen walking around
Fairway and "trying to open up
car doors," according to a police
report.
Deputy Jacob Manning said
that when he began walking in
the area, a man ran away but
was caught and taken to the
ground. The man managed to
get back on his feet but was
taken down by another deputy,
according to the report. The sus-
pect continued to resist and was
hit with a taser, the report said.
Arrested was Carlo Yannuzzi
of the 3000 block of Glen
Mottin Way, according to the
report.
* *
A burglary to a shed at 895
Palm Valley Road was reported
Friday afternoon. The shed door
was pried open some time
between Feb. 19 and Friday, but
nothing was reported missing.
* *
A 23-year-old woman baby-
sitting at a home on Nature's
Way Friday evening reported
that someone broke a window
in her car which was locked
and had its alarm on stole
her purse containing her driver
license, a bank card and Social
Security card. The bank card
was used during the evening at
Publix for $59.68, at 8 til Late in
Ponte Vedra for $9.95 and at the
Shell station, according to the
report. Police planned to review
video tapes made at all three
locations.

ATLANTIC BEACH

Dustin J. Gamble, 25, was
arrested for being a habitual
traffic offender and falsely iden-
tifying himself to an officer on
Feb. 25 in the 1800 block of
Seminole Road, according to a
*police.., report. .An officer con-
ducted a traffic stop. The defep-
Jdant said that he did not have
any identification on him and
then gave the officer a false
name. The officer ran a search,
which revealed a picture that
did not match the defendant.
The officer also discovered less
than 20 grams of marijuana in
the vehicle and the attached
license plate was not assigned,
according to the report.

Burglary was reported on
Feb. 25 in the 1900 block of
Mipaula Court, according to a
police report. The victim
noticed several things were
missing from his car. Several
items including his sunglasses,
24 CDs and $40 to $50 dollars
worth of change, Susan B.
Anthony coins, were taken,
according to the report.
* *
Stephen Jack McGovern, 21,
was arrested for burglary, falsely
personating an officer while
committing a felony, possession
of cocaine, possession of a con-
trolled substance and posses-
sion of more than 20 grams of
marijuana on Feb. 25 in the 900
block of Plaza Drive, according
to a police report. Officers
responded to a suspicious per-
son call where two males were
banging on a door, attempting
to enter a residence and claim-
ing to be JSO officers, according
to the report. The victim told
police she was asleep and heard
someone knock on her door.
She looked through the peep-
hole and did not see anyone, so
she went back to her couch
when she heard another knock.
She asked who was there and no
one answered at first. Then, a
.male voice shouted "JSO" and
slammed against the door and
turned the handle. The victim
called 911 and the two suspects
walked away and got into a
pickup truck. Approximately
two minutes later, they came
back to the door, said that they
were JSO officers and again
slammed against the door,
according to the report. When
officers arrived, they ordered"
the suspects to the ground. An
officer observed one of the sus-
pects throw a bag of marijuana


BEAT


to a police report.
* *
Tony Roland Jefferies, 28,
was arrested for possession of
cocaine, resisting an officer with
violence, battery on a law
enforcement officer and disor-
derly intoxication on Feb. 23 in
the 900 block of Plaza Drive,
according to a police report.
* *
Vandalism was reported on
Feb. 22 in the 900 block of
Stocks Street, according to a
police report. The victim's
rearview mirrors and wind-
shield wipers and brackets were
broken off of her car.
* *
Kelly Bailey Arnemann, 41,
was arrested for her third
offense of offering for prostitu-
tion and possession of drug
paraphernalia, according to, a
police report. While undercov-
er, an officer observed a known
prostitute. The defendant
walked to the driver's side door.
The officer asked if she was
working. After he told her that
he was not a cop, she said yes
and offered him oral sex in
exchange for $20, according to
the report. Another officer per-
formed a vehicle stop. Officers
also recovered a crack pipe from
the defendant's purse, accord-
ing to the report.

NEPTUNE BEACH
Julian Theodore Humphries,
20, was arrested for grand theft
of a motor vehicle on Feb. 25 in
the 2100 block of First Street,
according to a police report.
The Jacksonville Beach Police
Department informed other
departments that there were
two subjects traveling in a U-
haul truck and were suspected
to have a stolen motorcycle in
the truck, according to the
report. An officer discovered the
suspects driving, stopped them
and located a stolen motorcycle
in the truck, according to the
report.
* *
Joshua Kyle Meyer, 18, was
arrested for grand theft of a
motor vehicle on Feb. 25 in the
2100 block of First Street,
according to a police report.


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GEORGE NICHOLAS ENGELKE


Ralph Roderick Anderson, 93,
died Feb. 23, 2007. He was born
July 19, 1913 in Jacksonville, the
youngest child of John Roderick
and Josephine Louise Haskell
Anderson, members of one of
Jacksonville's founding families.
Anderson graduated from Lee
High School and attended the
University of Florida, majoring
in chemical engineering. In
1938, he married Bertha Mary
Oliver. They were married for 53
years prior to her death in 1992.
In the 1930s, Anderson joined
the U.S. Navy, serving a tour of
duty aboard the battleship USS
Arizona. He re-entered the Navy
after the outbreak of World War
II and was discharged in 1946.
For most of his life, Anderson


was a self-employed entrepre-
neur. He retired in 1980 in order
to have more time to, as the
family said, spoil his grandchil-
dren. He was a lifelong member'
of First United Methodist
Church.
Anderson is survived by his
three children, Luther 0.
Anderson of Jacksonville, Ralph
Haskell Anderson (Maureen) of
Atlantic Beach and Mary Jo
Vickers (David) of Jacksonville;
daughter-in-law, Barbara Glover;
three granddaughters, Tiffany
Chidester (Matthew), Mary
Amanda Anderson and Katie
Elizabeth Anderson; and one
great-grandson, Joseph Roderick
Chidester.
The family would like to
express its sincere gratitude for'
the loving care of Fleet Landing
and Community Hospice.
Graveside services were held
Tuesday in the Evergreen
Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,
donations to either Fleet
Landing or Community Hospice
would be appreciated.
Services under the direction
and care of Quinn-Shalz Family
Funeral Home.


MELBA JANE WALTHER GORDON


Melba Jane Walther Gordon,
87, of Jacksonville died Feb. 26,
2007. A native of St. Louis, Mo.,
she was a devoted wife, mother
and grandmother, said the fam-
ily.
Surviving family members
include her husband of 5 7 years,
Woodley D. Gordon; daughter,
Janie, and son-in-law, Michael;
son, Jim, and daughter-in-law,
Sally; and grandchildren Mikey,
Beth, Parker and Austin.
A Memorial Service will be


John O'Leary, 64, died Feb.
23, 2007. He grew up in
Bethpage, N.Y. and served in the
U.S. Air Force from 1963 to
1967.
O'Leary worked for Sperry
and eventually worked at Ft.
Monmouth Army Post in New
Jersey, retiring with 20 years of
service in 2004. He and his fam-
ily ,moved to Jacksonville in.
November 2004.


Mary R. Mixon died Feb. 25,
2007 in the Earl B. Hadlow
Center, Northeast Community
Hospice. She was born July 7,
1921 in Sumter, S.C. and was a
long-time resident of the
Jacksonville Beaches.
Mixon retired as Assistant
City Clerk for Neptune Beach.
She was a charter member of
Neptune Baptist Church and
past president of the WMU. She
also was a past president and


held at 11 a.m. March 10 in
Christ Church San Pablo. In lieu
of flowers, a memorial contribu-
tion in Gordon's name may be
made to one's favorite charity.
The family thanks the staff at
Mayo Clinic, St. Luke's Hospital,
Life Care of Jacksonville and the
west wing of Avante Village of
Jacksonville Beach for their
exceptional care and support.
Services under the direction of
Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.

JOHN O'LEARY

O'Leary is survived by his
wife, Judy; his mother, Mary
O'Leary; sisters, Mary, Helen
and Joanne; nieces, Candice and
Shannon; and nephews,
Andrew and AJ.
Visitation will be held from 6
p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday in
Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home'.
, A Mass.of Chfistian Burial will.
be celebrated at 10:30' a.m-.

MARY R. MIXON

lifetime member of the Beaches
Junior Women's Club and
Beaches Women's Club.
Family members include her
son, Ridge (Kim) Mixon; daugh-
ters, Maxine Efstathion and
Dora Ann (Ken) Darden; eight
grandchildren and 12 great-
grandchildren. She was prede-
ceased by her husband, O.V.
(Max) Mixon.
Graveside services will be held
at 3 p.m. Wednesday in H.


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Dr. Eduardo E. Cinca, 93, died
Feb. 22, 2007 with his wife at
his side. He was born April 27,
1913 in Santiago de Cuba,
Cuba.
After graduating from a
Jesuit-taught high school,
Dolores, Cinca attended and
graduated from the University
of La Habana. In 1949, he grad-
uated from the school of medi-
cine, University of La Habana,
with a residency in internal
medicine.
From 1944 to 1961, Cinca
held several positions in
Santiago: Chief of Public
Health, president of Santiago de
Cuba County Medical Society,
honorary member of Red Cross
and delegate to Cuban Medical
Association in Havana. He also
was co-founder and director of a
private hospital, Clinica
Sagrado Corazon.
In 1961, Cinca left Cuba with
his wife and children. After liv-
ing in Miami for one year, he
began a second medical career
by accepting various residen-
cies: Osceola County Hospital,
Kissimmee, Fla.; Winfield State
Hospital, Winfield, Kan.; St.
Lawrence State Hospital,
Ogdensburg, N.Y.; and
Rochester (N.Y.) State Hospital.
From 1969 to 1972 he was in
private practice in Islip, Long
Island, N.Y.


Thursday in the chapel of
Quinn-Shalz. A Graveside
Service will be held at 1 p.m.
Friday in the Florida National
Cemetery, Bushnell, Fla.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to the American
Cancer Society.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home. Jacksonille Beach.


Warren Smith Cemetery. In lieu
of flowers, memorial contribu-
tions may be made to the Earl B.
Hadlow Center, Northeast
Community Hospice, 4266
Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL.
32258.
Arrangements entrusted to
Beaches Chapel by Hardage-
Giddens, Jacksonville Beach.
Words of comfort may be shared
with the family at
www.MeM.com.


FRED PATE


Fred Pate died Feb. 24, 2007.
He was born June 26, 1921 in
Norfolk, Va. and raised in
Brooklyn, N.Y. He was the old-
est of four children born to
Floyd and Grace Pate.
Pate attended Brooklyn
Technical College and graduat-
ed in 1939. He married Augusta
Pate in 1942 before joining the
U.S. Navy on Jan. 1, 1943. He
was stationed at NAS
Jacksonville, where his daugh-
ter, Cheryl, was born.
Pate served as an Aviation
Radioman, 2nd class, and
Radarman aboard the USN
Tadsen, which was sent on dean
up duty to Pearl Harbor. He also
served in Panama and Cuba.
After World War II, Pate
apprenticed at Grier Wood
Pattern and established the Pate
Construction Co. He became a
master craftsman in cabinetry
and a master and specialist in


Karla S. Riley, 71, of Ponte
Vedra Beach died Feb. 24, 2007
in Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida.
Family members include her
loving, Bob; three children,
Robyn Wells, Kent Riley and
Karen Vogler; and their spouses


Alma Jane Smith, 82, born
Nov. 16, 1924 to Worthy and
Lossie Martin in Douglas, Ga.,
died Feb. 26, 2007 in
Jacksonville Beach.
Smith was a homemaker and
long-time member and volun-
teer of Neptune Baptist Church.
She had resided in Neptune
Beach since 1964.


custom woodworking. He
enrolled in the Art Students
League in New York, where he
studied sculpting and created
many pieces.
In 1968, he joined the ranks
of the NYC school system and
was licensed as an Industrial
Arts teacher without any college
study or teaching experience.
He enrolled at NYU, attending
classes at night for three years to
complete his educational
requirements. Not satisfied with
that, Pate earned a Bachelor's
Degree in Education from
Montclair (N.J.) College after
seven more years of night
school.
Pate married Frances in 1969
and had a daughter, Valerie. He
retired in 1986 after teaching at
the School for the Deaf in
Manhattan, where he taught
woodshop to deaf and severely
disabled children. He was very


KARLA S. RILEY

and children.
A visitation will be held from
4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday in
Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests donations be made to
Community Hospice

ALMA JANE SMITH

Smith was predeceased by her
husband, 0. Mufd Smith, and
her son, William Murl Smith.
She is survived by her daugh-
ters, Sandra M. Williams and
Gale Killmer Tassin, nine grand-
children and 13 great-grandchil-
dren.
A visitation is scheduled from
5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Fri. at the funer-


proud to be a Master in the
Masonic Temple for 52 years.
Pate was loved by everyone
whose lives he touched, the
family said. He was a caring, lov-
ing and sensitive man of great
intelligence, charm,. wit and
humor who prided himself at
never needing an eraser on the
end of his pencils.
He was a devoted husband,
father, grandfather and friend.
He is survived by- his wife,
Frances; daughter, Cheryl
Chapman of Millburn, N.J.;
grandson, Gary Chapman of
Hillsborough, N.J.; and daugh-
ter, Valerie of Jacksonville. He
will never be forgotten by all
who had the great privilege of
knowing this man who,was the
"salt of the earth," the family
said.
Arrangements by Beaches
Chapel by Hardage-Giddens,
Jacksonville Beach.


Foundation, 4114 Sunbeam
Road, Suite 101, Jacksonville, FL
32257.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


al home, with a funeral service
at 11 a.m. Sat. at Neptune
Baptist Church, 407 Third St.,
Neptune Beach. Burial will fol-
low at Greenlawn Cemetery,
Jacksonville.
Arrangements entrusted to
Beaches Chapel by Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home,
Jacksonville Beach.


Cinca moved in 1972 to
Florida, where he was a staff
psychiatrist at Northeast Florida
State Hospital in Macclenny.
From 1973 to 1986, he was
medical director of the follow-
ing nursing homes in the
Jacksonville area: Arlington
Manor, Taylor Care, All Saints
and Beauclerc Manor. He was a
member of the American
Medical Association, Cuban
Medical Association in Exile,
American Psychiatry
Association and Duval County
Medical Association. He retired
in 1993 after 50 years in med-
ical care.
Cinca is survived by his wife
of 65 years, Graciella; their
three sons, Eduardo (Amparo),
Jorge (Yolanda) and Antonio
(Katrina); their daughter,
Graciella (Matthew) Long; eight
grandchildren and seven great-
grandchildren; his only surviv-
ing niece, Maria Teresa; god-
sons, cousins and a legacy of
friends. His brothers, Antonio
and Roberto; sister, Teresa; and
parents, Antonio and Angeles,
predeceased him.
Cinca's family wanted all to
know he was a passionate man
who fully embraced life, family
and friends. He enjoyed his
family, friends, traveling, golf
and especially his wife's cook-
ing-
Mass of Christian Burial was
held Monday in Our Lady Star
of the Sea Catholic Church,
Ponte Vedra Beach. In lieu of
flowers, memorial donations
may be made to the American
Diabetes Association, 8384
Baymeadows Road, Suite 10,
Jacksonville, FL 32256.
Services under the direction
of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


George Nicholas Engelke, 81,
died Feb. 25, 2007. Before relo-
cating to, the Jacksonville area,
he was a life-long resident of
Staten Island, N.Y.
Engelke was a proud veteran
of the United States Navy, where
he served in World War II as a
Naval Escort for the Armed
Guard. He retired in 1984 from
the Federal Government at the
Federal Base in Bayonne, N.J.
after 34 years of service.
Surviving family members
include his daughter, Marie
Pangbom (Joel); grandchildren,
Joel "Ted" Pangborn and
Elizabeth Pangborn; nieces,
Elizabeth Creswick and Regina
Carter; and several great-nieces


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dearly loved, said the family. His
wife of 52 years, Anne E Engelke
(nee O'Donnell), preceded him
in death in 2003. He also was
preceded in death by his son,
John E Engelke.
A Mass of Christian Burial will
be celebrated at 10 a.m. March
17 in Our Lady Star of the Sea
Catholic Church, Ponte Vedra
Beach. In lieu of flowers, memo-
rial contributions may be made
to Baptist Medical Center
Beaches, Critical Care Unit,
1350 13th Ave. S., Jacksonville
Beach, FL 32250.
Services under the direction of
Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach.


DONNIE KINLAW SHINE


Donnie Kinlaw Shine, 81,
died Feb. 24, 2007 at Cumming
(Ga.) Nursing Center with her
children at her side. Born Jan.
31, 1926 in Jacksonville, she
was the daughter of the late
Christine .Olehler Kinlaw and
James Edward Kinlaw.
Shine was a long-time resi-
dent of Neptune Beach but
moved recently to Hilton Head,
S.C. to be with her children.
She graduated from Fletcher
High School in 1943 and
attended Stetson University
and Jacksonville College. of
Music.
Shine married her high
school sweetheart, Bill Shine,
Sept. 4, 1947. The couple had
two children. Her husband pre-
deceased her.
She was a school teacher for
18 years, teaching music at
Fletcher Junior High and later
at Mayport Junior High.


Shine was a long-time mem-
ber of Bethlehem Lutheran
Church, where she served as
the Music Director for 22 years.
She also enjoyed spending time
on the beach and horseback
riding.
She is survived by her son,
William R. "Trip" Shine III of
Hilton Head; her daughter, Kim
Shine Hubbard, of Bluffton;
S.C.; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held
at 11 a.m. Saturday, at
Bethlehem Lutheran Church,
1423 8th Ave. N.. The family
will receive friends from 10
a.m. to 11 a.m. in the narthex
prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to Bethlehei
Lutheran Church Music
Ministry "In Memory of
Donnie Shine."
McDonald and Son Funeral
Home, Cumming, Ga., ih
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Wednesday, Feb. 28
Daughters of Confederacy: The
Daughters of the Confederacy, Mattie T.
Wright Chapter, meet at 11 a.m. at Selva
Marina Country Club, 1600 Marina Dr.,
Atlantic Beach. The program is
"Southern Music." Visitors are welcome.
Call 223-1413 for information.

Fashion Show: The Jacksonville Beach
Woman's Club holds a fundraising fash-
ion show that begins at 12 p.m. at
Draper's & Damon's in the South Beach
Regional Center, 3968 3rd St. S.,
Jacksonville Beach. Draper's & Damon's
will conduct the fashion show and pro-
vide lunch. A $15 donation goes to the
club's scholarship fund. For reservations,
call 249-3328.

Flagler Writers in Residence: James
Redfield, author of "The Celestine
Prophecy," will present and discuss the
film and conduct a question-and-answer
session with the audience as part of
Flagler College's Writers-in-Residence
Program. Nationally acclaimed
authors/public speakers are invited to
further the educational experience of
Flagler's English students, as well as the
college and community at large. The
public-speaking engagements series is


held at Flagler College, 74 King St.
Sessions are free and open to the public,
but seating is on a first-come, first-served
basis. Call 904-819-6400 for information
or visit www.flagler.edu/writers.

Red, White and Black: The Museum
of Contemporary Art Jacksonville's four-
week presentation of "Red, White and
Black: African American Cinema
Pioneers" wraps up at 7 p.m. with Spike
Lee's 1996 "Get on the Bus." The price of
admission is $5 for members and stu-
dents, $7 for non-members. MOCA
Jacksonville is a private, non-profit, visu-
al arts educational institution.

Thursday, March I
American Legion: Ocean Beaches
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 129
meets at 7:30 p.m. at 1151 4th St. S.,
Jacksonville Beach. Members are encour-
aged to bring a guest. For information,
call 249-2266 or 242-0042.

Fleet Reserve events: Fleet Reserve
Association Branch 290, 390 Mayport
Road, Atlantic Beach, kicks off the
month with a general assembly meeting
at 8 p.m. March 1. Friday events include
Steak Nite ($10 donation) from 5 p.m. to


8 p.m. March 2, Steamed Clams ($8
donation) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. March
9, Ladies Auxiliary Steak ($10 donation)
or Fish Dinner ($8 donation) from 5
p.m. to 8 p.m. March 16, and Fish Fry
($10 donation) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
March 23. The Ladies Auxiliary holds a
prime rib dinner ($10 donation) from 5
p.m. to 8 p.m. March 31. Saturday activ-
ities are Music by Doug March 3 and
March 17 and by Fuzzy March 10 and
March 24; all four evenings, from 7 p.m.
to 11 p.m., include karoake. There will
be a blood drive from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
March 13 that offers a free steak dinner
and drink of choice to all donors. The
public is invited and take-out dinners are
welcome. For information, call 246-
6855.

Friday, March 2
ACLU Membership: The ACLU of
Greater Jacksonville holds its annual
membership meeting from 7 p.m. to 9
p.m. in the Legends Ballroom, Clarion
Airport Hotel, 2120 Dixie Clipper Road,
Jacksonville. The event is free, but dona-
tions will be accepted. To attend, call
Ken Hurley at 904-396-9553 or email
aclujax@yahoo.com. The meeting is
open to the public.


FOR THE KIDS


KIDS COMPETE
YU-GI-OH DUEL: The Books-A-Millions at 738 Marsh Landing
Parkway, Jacksonville Beach, and 9400 Atlantic Blvd., near
Regency, offer the official Yu-Oi-Oh League every Saturday.
Competition is held at 11 a.m. for players 10 and younger, 2 p.m.
for players 11 and above. Call the Marsh Landing store at 273-
8055 and the Regency store at 805-0004 for information.

SCOOBY DOO AT ADVENTURE LANDING
Dog Lovers Day with Scooby Doo will be held from 8 a.m. to
5 p.m. March 10 at Adventure Landing, 1944 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville Beach. This free event will create awareness of the
overpopulation-of-pets problem and provide permanent homes
for homeless pets through a Dog Adoption Fair.
Breakfast with Scooby Doo, which begins at 8 a.m., features a
$9.99 Buffet and also a $12.99 Buffet with one Adventure
Landing attraction. Photo opportunities
Swithi Scooby Doo continue until 1 p.m.
.; "K9's In Flight Frisbee Dog Shows"
t i follows Scooby Doo. All dogs used
S in shows were rescued from ani-
mal shelters.
During the all-day event,
Adventure Landing will host a Dog
S Adoption Fair. Shelters from Duval,
Clay, Nassau and St. Johns
S p /-Counties will be represented
-- through the First Coast No More
7. /iHomeless Pets non-profit orgs.,
( / -hose mission is to find homes and
to educate the public about the impor-
\ // stance of spaying and neutering. For
S( iin formation, visit www.adventure-
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MEETINGS __] _I i


Wednesday
Art association: The Pablo
Towers Art Association meets
from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Call
246-4158 for information.

Cancer support group: The
Cancer Support Group at
Baptist Medical Center Beaches
meets at 6 p.m. at the Florida
Cancer Center in Medical
Office Building B on the hospi-
tal campus. Call 247-2910 for
information.

Man to Man: Man to Man,
the prostate cancer support
group, meets the first
Wednesday of each month at
Baptist Medical Center Beaches,
Conference Room A,
Jacksonville Beach. Man to
Man is an education and sup-
port program for people dealing
with or interested in learning
about prostate cancer, while at
ffte same time providing a
forum for survivors who can
offer support and encourage-
ment to those newly diagnosed.


For information about Man to
Man, call 249-0022.

Poker tournament: A poker
tournament is scheduled from
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Neptune
Beach Senior Activity Center.
Tables, cards, chips, refresh-
ments and snacks are provided.
The Senior Activity Center is
located at 2004 Forest Avenue
and can be reached by calling
270-1688.
Toastmasters: Toastmasters
of Ponte Vedra meets from 7:30
a.m. to 8:45 a.m. in the admin-
istration building of the Ponte
Vedra Inn and Club. Coffee is
served. For more information,
call Michael Steele at 904-910-
1982 or visit http://pontve-
drabeach.freetoasthost.net.

Yoga at Guana: Hatha Yoga
classes are offered at 5:30 p.m.
at the Guana Tolomato
Matanzas (GTM)
Environmental Education
Center. Sally and Spring
Saldana, a mother-daughter


team, are the instructors. The
cost is $10 per class, which lasts
75 minutes. Participants need
to bring a mat, beach towel and
water. For information, call
904-823-4500.

Yoga for health: Yoga for
Health & Healing is offered
from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
at the Neptune Beach Senior
Activity Center. The class is
designed for those reluctant to
attend a regular class but want
to learn the fundamentals of
yoga. For more information,
contact Leslie Lyne at the
Senior Activity Center, 270-
1688, or call the teacher, Nancy
Rathburn, at 386-6453.

Thursday
Republican Club of
Beaches: The regular monthly
meeting of the Republican Club
of the Beaches will be held at 7
p.m. March 8 at the Adele
Grage Cultural Center, 716
Ocean Blvd., Neptune Beach.


The evening begins with a 6:30
p.m. social. At-large city coun-
cil candidate Jay Jabour will be
guest speaker. For information
or membership, call Ed Raube
at 246-7979.

Kiwanis Beaches: The
Kiwanis Club of Jacksonville
Beaches meets at noon at Selva
Marina Country Club, 1600
Selva Marina Dr., Atlantic
Beach. Visit www.beacheskiwa-
nis.com for information.

Friday
-Brown Bag Lectures: Brown
Bag Lectures take place from 12
p.m. to 1 p.m. the'first Friday of
each month at the GTM
Reserve Environmental
Education Center, 505 Guana
River Road. Attendees should
bring lunches and questions.
The March 2 session will feature
"Jewels of the Caribbean," the
islands of the West Indies.
Ranger Joe Burgess will high-
light the unique birds, reptiles
,:1;


and other wildlife that inhabit
the West Indies. For informa-
tion, call 904-823-4500.

Exchange Club: The
Exchange Club of the
Jacksonville Beaches, a non-
profit service organization
that's been active in the
Beaches communities since
1980, meets each week from
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the Sea
Turtle Inn. First-time visitors
receive a free breakfast. The
club website, for information
about upcoming speakers and
programs, is www.jaxbeachex-
changeclub.com. Al Sandrik,
National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration
(NOAA), is the March 2 speaker,
followed by Chris Hamilton, T
Mobile, March 9. The Exchange
Club raises about $35,000
annually and distributes those
funds to Beaches causes. For
information or to join, contact
Jack Morison at 904-318-7162
or at jmorison@jaxbeachex-
changeclub.com.
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Photo by KATHY NICOLETTI
From left, Julie Gatlin, museum administrator, Ellie Slade, museum shop chairman, and Edna Dickinson, chairman of the
Ximenez-Fatio House Museum, demonstrate how boarding house guests might have passed the time in the parlor playing cards.



St. Augustine museum retains old-



world cooking flavor in its kitchen


by KATHY NICOLETTI
COLUMNIST
People have traveled to
Florida for centuries in
search of wealth, reli-
gious freedom, the fabled
Fountain of Youth, and to
study the natural environ-
ment.
In the early 19th Century,
"strangers," as they were
called by St. Augustine resi-
dents, also traveled to
Florida in search of relief
from illnesses such as tuber-
culosis.
St. Augustine was a popu-
lar destination for those
seeking better health. Since
there were not enough
hotels to accommodate the
visitors, many homeowners
converted their property in
to boarding houses.
For weeks at a time, guests
from the north stayed at
these boarding houses to
rest in the warmer Florida
climate.
Nutritious food was also
an important part of the


treatment recommended by
physicians for tuberculosis
and other illnesses. The
quality of the food served at
a boarding house often con-
tributed greatly to the estab-
lishment's reputation.
Visitors to St. Augustine
today can visit the Ximenez-
Fatio House, a National
Historic Landmark which
has been restored to reflect
its use as a 19th century
boarding house.
The house is the State
Historic Museum of the
National Society of the
Colonial Dames of America
in Florida.
The kitchen and dining
room in the museum give
an idea of what cooking and
dining in a 19th century St.


Augustine boarding house
would have been like.
The Ximenez-Fatio is at 20
Aviles St. and is named for
two of its owners. Spaniard
Andres Ximenez purchased
the property in 1797 and
lived there with his family
in a two-story house built of
coquina block in 1798.
Louisa Fatio purchased the
house in 1855 and ran it as
a so-called "fashionable"
boarding house until her
death in 1875.
Exhibits at the Ximenez-
Fatio House, archaeological
studies, and research by the
staff and members of the
Colonial Dames provide
information about the histo-
ry of the house.
In their mission state-
ment, the Colonial Dames
state that their goal is to
have the house represent the
period between 1821 and
1861, said Edna Dickinson,
chairperson of the Colonial
Dames Ximenez-Fatio
Museum.
Fatio was one of three


women who owned the
house in the 19th century.
She was a member of a fami-
ly who had settled on a
plantation on the St. Johns
River in Switzerland. By the
late 1830s, her family's plan-
tation had been burned
down during the Indian
Wars.
Fatio moved to St.
Augustine and operated a
boarding house on another
property there, according to
"The Ximenez-Fatio House:
Long Neglected, Now
Restored," by Jean Parker
Waterbury.
Before Fatio purchased the
Ximenez-Fatio House,
Margaret Cook from
Charleston, S.C., bought the
house and established it as a
boarding house in 1830.
She employed Eliza
Whitehurst to run it as
"Mrs. Whitehurst's Boarding
House."
In 1838, Sarah Petty


See RECIPES, A-10


TEACHER OF THE YEAR


Witt keeps learning fun in Room 104


by JENNIFER KNOECHEL
STAFF WRITER
The love of learning and
independence is what
Stephanie Witt hopes to
instill in kindergartners at
Neptune Beach Elementary
School.
Witt has taught hundreds
of kindergartners in 21 years
at Neptune Beach, where
she is the school's teacher of
the year.
"The most important
things children learn in
kindergarten are social skills
and independence," said
Witt, "and just the love of
life and the love of learn-
ing."
Witt said kindergarten has
changed from "daylight to
dark" since she began teach-
ing in the 1970s.
"The bar has been risen so
kindergarten is what first
grade used to be back in the
'70s," Witt said. "Times
have changed, but the chil-
dren can do it. Now they


Photo by JENNIFER KNOECHEL
Stephanie Witt reads "Gingerbread Baby" to her kinder-
garten class in Room 104, where she has taught for the
past 21 years.


learn so much in pre-k that
kindergarten is much mqre
academic than it used tb be.
But you have to make it
fun. I try to instill how
much fun learning is
because it's still fun in


Room 104."
Of the hundreds of stu-
dents Witt has taught over
the years there is one she
will always remember:
ShawnaKim Lowey-Ball.
Witt said Lowey-Ball, now


24, is a "math and science
wiz" and one of the most
interesting people she's ever
met. Lowey-Ball lives in
New York City and is leav-
ing a job at a corporate
hedge fund to travel the
world for six months before
starting graduate school at
either Harvard or Yale in the
fall.
Her mother, Heidi Lowey-
Ball, is the librarian at
Jacksonville Beach
Elementary.
"What makes Stephanie a
fabulous teacher is that she
finds the talents in each
child and fosters their indi-
vidual growth," 'said Heidi
Lowey-Ball.
"The fact that she now
has an 18-year relationship
with my daughter is amaz-
ing."
Witt has tears in her eyes
when she talks about her
conversation with


See WITT, A-12


USS Kennedy could serve


years in mothball fleet


Shree things can happen
to a retired aircraft carrier
after it has been struck
from the Navy's active duty
list: It can be sold for scrap,
placed in donor status or sunk.
Such is the eventual fate of
the Mayport-based USS John F.
Kennedy, scheduled to be
decommissioned on. Friday,
March 23.
Once the USS JFK is moth-
balled, or placed in safe stor-
age, it will be stricken from the
Navy's ship roster. Years could
pass before the Kennedy's ulti-
mate fate is determined, during
which time the ship will be
stripped for available parts like
a junked vehicle.
The decommissioning of
warships has been going on for
decades, but mothballing a car-
rier is special because so few are
in existence.

Sold for scrap
The last aircraft carrier to be
decommissioned by the Navy
was the USS Constellation in
August 2003. The
Constellation now resides in
an inactive ship facility in
Bremerton, Wash., docked
alongside two other decommis-
sioned carriers,, the USS
Independence and the USS
Ranger..
The USS Independence,
decommissioned in 1998,
spent more than five years in
mothballs before being struck
from the active duty list in
March 2004.
One of the ship's anchors
and both its anchor chains
were removed and installed on
the the USS George H. Bush, a
Nimitz-class nuclear carrier
under construction.
The USS Saratoga, formerly
based at Mayport, has been
extensively stripped since it
was decommissioned in August
1994.
The once-mighty carrier was
placed in donor status in
January 2000. An effort is
under way to preserve it as a
floating museum in Rhode
Island.
Two other former Mayport
carriers, the USS Lake
Champlain and the USS
Franklin D. Roosevelt, were
sold for scrap in 1972 and
1978, respectively.
The Navy hasn't sold a carri-
er for scrap since 1980, largely
because of costs and environ-
mental concerns.
When the USS America was
decommissioned in 1996, the
cost to scrap the carrier was
estimated at more than $65
million.
The Navy found a more cost-


effective way of disposing of
the ship: Sinking it as a test
target for $22 million.

Test target or reef
According to Navy.mil, the
USS America was stored at th
Naval Inactive Ship
Maintenance Facility in
Philadelphia and set to be
scrapped when it was towedst
out to sea in April 2005 and
scuttled 25 days later after serv-
ing as a live-fire test target. or reef
The 84,000-ton warship was
used for target practice to tes
the "survivability" of next-genr-
eration carriers such as the
Bush, now in development
stage.
The America was the largestin
ship ever to be intentionally
sunk by the Navy. Last year,
the retired carrier USS Oriskaerv-
became the largest ship ever
sunk for use as a live-fire test target.
The Oriska84,000-ton warship wascuttl
the "survivability" of next-gen-









May 17, 2006, off the coast 6f
Pensacola. The! Vietnam-eta
warship had been sold for scrnallyp
in 1995, but the contractor
defaulted and the Navy. Last yea
forced to repossess the ship ineve
1997, according to Navy.mil.
Before the Navy can dispose
of a carrier at sea, it must first
"rid the ship of contaminants,"'
according to the USS Ranger
Museum Foundation.
"That includes cleaning
tanks, getting rid of floating
parts and removing contami-
nants like toxic polychlorinat-
ed biphenyls, or PCBs."
The Navy had to consult the
National Marine Fisheries
Service before it could scuttle
the America off the coast of
North Carolina.
The 32-year-old America
now rests in more than 6,000
feet of water, according to the
Naval Sea Systems Command.
The Oriskany was sunk in
much shallower waters so
recreational divers could scuba
to the ship's conning tower
and flight deck.


See KENNEDY, A-10


Photo by DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
The crew of the aircraft carrier USS America marches down
the gangway for the last time in 1996 as their ship is decom-
missioned at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth,Va.
The America was sunk as a test target in 2005.








ag: T VBeahe Leaeroe eda Ladrebuay -----8 2007


photo submitted
:Louisa Fatio, one of the owners of the Ximenez-Fatio House in St. Augustine, looks out of a first-floor window in this 19th Century
-photograph of the boarding house.


Recipes: Louisa's Fine Potato Soup; Potato Pie


ENGAGEMENT


Calene Oltmann and Patrick E. Horton

Oltmann-Horton


Calene Oltmann and Patrick
E. Horton, both of Austin,
Texas, have announced their
engagement to be married.
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of Dennis and Shirley
Oltmann of Giddings, Texas.
She is a graduate of the
University of Texas and is
employed by the State of Texas
Office of the Attorney General


as an auditor.
The groom-elect is the son of
John and Kathleen Horton of
Neptune Beach, He is a gradu-
ate of Duke University and
received a master's degree from
the University of Texas. He is a
Ph.D. candidate in German
studies.
The couple plan to marry on
April .28, 2007.


: Cont. from A-9
-Anderson purchased the
:house for use as a private
-home for her extended fami-
ly after their Florida planta-
:tion was destroyed by the
:Seminole Indians. When her
-family moved to Tallahassee,
=Anderson hired Fatio to
:operate the house as a board-
-ing house and eventually
:sold the property to her in
;1855.
: In addition to the guests
:who stayed at the Ximenez-
:Fatio House for health rea-
:sons, rooms on the first floor
,were rented to sea captains,
military officers, or other
:men traveling alone.
Z Families, married couples,
and single women were
:accommodated in rooms on
.the second floor of the
house. Servants that accom-
:panied the guests would be
:housed in the attic. -
A guest at the boarding
,house, Charles Lanman,
reported ot tie "home-like
Uand comfortable lodgings
:with Miss Fatio" and a 19th
.Century guide book listed it
:"among the houses where
the tables are better kept
.than the hotels," according
:Waterbury's book.
: Boarding house guests
,:were served breakfast, a main
:meal at midday, and a light
"meal later in the day. The
:midday meal consisted of
;two courses with nine items
Served in each course. The
:courses might include meat
:from domestic and wild ani-
imals, poultry, and a variety
,of seafood.
In a typical meal, no food
':would have been duplicated
-in both courses. In addition,
vegetables and tropical fruit
,which were grown locally
:were served along with other
'foods and baked goods.
"We can only imagine
that, to feed a house full of
guests, food preparation
called for considerable skill
!and constant attention," said
Dickinson.
Everything was prepared in
Ethe separate kitchen building
;connected to the house by a
.covered walkway. The
:kitchen is believed to be
located on the same founda-
tion as the original Spanish
:kitchen.
Prior to the Civil War, ser-
vants including indentured
!servants and slaves would


have been part of the house-
hold staff. The covered walk-
way provided some shelter to
the staff as they carried food
in all kinds of weather from
the kitchen to the house for
serving.
At one end of the kitchen,
a large open fireplace and a
beehive oven were used to
cook the food. One of the
first duties of the day was
building the fire in the 4 and
a half foot long dome-
shaped beehive oven.
The fire in the oven was
closely watched until the fire
had burnt off the soot inside
the oven. By looking at the
color of the bricks at the bot-
tom of the oven, the cook
could tell when the heat of
the bricks was hot enough
for baking.
The hot coals and ashes
were raked out and bread,
pies, cakes, and cookies were
placed in the oven to bake.
Baked goods taking longer to
.bake would be placed' in, their -;
back of the oven using,a.
long handled "peel" or flat
bladed shovel. An iron door
snapped into place to close
the opening of the oven.
Other food would be
cooked in the open fireplace.
A swinging iron crane
allowed the cook to check
the pots of cooking food
without leaning into the
fireplace. The speed at which
the food cooked, from boil-
ing to simmering, was con-
trolled by the length of the
hook used to hang the pot
closer or farther from the
fire.
Cast iron pans such as a
"spider" with a long handle
and three legs and a three-
legged saucepan called a
"pipkin" were commonly
used for cooking.
The forerunner of a Dutch
oven, a pot with three legs
and iron lid, was used for
baking by placing it in the
fireplace and heaping hot
coals on top of the lid.
A well was located outside
the kitchen. The well water
which had a sulfur taste was
filtered in the kitchen in an
ironstone crock filled with
charcoal.
The kitchen windows were
made to only open 'from the
bottom and gauze curtains
hung on the lower half to
keep out flies. A sugar-water
fly catcher was hung above


the work table to trap flies.
In the kitchen a wooden
counter with a lead-lined
sink which drained to the
outside was used for washing
wash bowls, pots, and uten-
sils used for cooking. Hot
water was brought into the
dining room to wash the
dishes and serving pieces
used at the tables. This was
done in a lead lined sink in a
wooden cabinet placed on
the side of the room.
Guests dined in style in
the dining room which
could accommodate up to 28
people. Children staying at
the boarding house with
their families would have
eaten their meals in the
kitchen.
For practical reasons,
guests would sit at the same
place at a table throughout
their stay. Laundry was done
once a week and guests used
the same napkin for the
entire week.
,Two. large cloth fans, called
punkas, hang over the main
table. A servant would have
swung the fans during meals
to keep flies away from the
food.
The dining room tables at
the Ximenez-Fatio House are
set with elegant serving
pieces and flow blue china.
Pieces of this type of china
have been discovered on the
museum grounds during
archaeological digs, said
Dickinson.
The Ximenez-Fatio House
is open for tours for individ-
uals and for pre-arranged
school -and group tours from
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday
through Saturday. For
details, call 829-3575 or visit
www.ximenezfatiohouse.org.

The following are exam-
ples of recipes, with some
modern updates, from the
Ximenez-Fatio House's
boarding house period.
The recipes were supplied
by the Colonial Dames and
come from "Flavors of St.
Augustine" by Maggie Smith
Hall.

Louisa's Fine Potato Soup

3 potatoes, cubed
2 t salt
3 cups milk
1 cup cream
1 onion, diced
1 T pepper


jKennedy: Floating museum or scrap

Cont. from A-9 An effort is under way to pre- poor condition" when it was
serve the carrier for a proposed decommissioned, according to
SFloating museums Ar, Land & Sea Heritage and the USS Saratoga Museum
Several retired carriers, Technology Park at the former Foundation.
including the Ranger and the Quonset Point Naval Air The organization said it
tSaratoga, are on disposal hold Station in North Kingston, R.I. must show the. Navy "detailed
:for use as possible floating Also on donor hold is the evidence of firm financing to
,museums. USS Forrestal, formerly based offset all costs associated with
7 Older World War II-era flat- at Mayport and decommis- the donation."
tops now serving as floating sioned in 1993. It, too, is in The association is under a
]museums include the USS long-term storage in Rhode state-imposed deadline to raise
:Yorktown in Charleston, S.C., Island. $10 million by May 1.
,the USS Lexington in Corpus Once the Kennedy is deacti- The former Soviet Union
.Christi, Texas, and the USS vated, it will be towed to sold one of its most famous air-
:Intrepid in New York City. Philadelphia and maintained craft carriers, the Minsk, for
Jacksonville's plan to turn in safe stowage, the Navy said. scrap in 1995.
:the decommissioned Saratoga Whether it becomes a float- According to the Asia Times,
:into a floating museum failed ing museum or part of the a Chinese firm purchased the
in 1995. mothball fleet will hinge on its decommissioned Minsk for a
In May of that year, the overall condition on inactive reported $4.6 million and con-
:"Sara" was towed to the status. verted it into a floating theme
;Philadelphia Naval yard for The Kennedy never received park in 2000.
-storing. In 1998, the retired the final portion of a $350 mil- The former flagship of the
:carrier was moved to Newport, lion overhaul in 2005, and its Russian Pacific fleet is docked
.R.I., for long-term storage. flight deck was decertified in in Shenzhen, host city for the
The ship was placed on February of last year. 2011 Summer Olympic Games.
:donor hold in January 2000. The Saratoga was "in very


2 T datil pepper sauce
2 T flour
3 T butter
2 cups water
Combine potatoes, onion,
water, and spices in a large
pot. Simmer, covered, until
potatoes are mushy. Remove
from heat and stir rapidly,
blending until smooth. Add
remaining ingredients,
return to heat, and stir
briskly. Simmer until thor-
oughly heated. Yields 4-6
servings.

Sweet Potato Pie
1 cup sweet potatoes,
peeled and grated
one-quarter cup vegetable
oil
one-half cup brown sugar
3 eggs, beaten
1 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla
one-half cup raisins
one-half cup hickory nuts
Combine all ingredients.
Grease a shallow baking
dish. Place mixture intoidish
and bake at 375 degrees for
60 minutes.


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PEOPLE & PLACES


Army Pvt. Jonelle C.
Lovelace has graduated from
the Petroleum Supply
Specialist Advanced Individual
Training course at Fort Lee,
Petersburg, Va.
Lovelace is the daughter of
Melody C. Madden of Atlantic
Beach. She is a 1996 graduate
of Fletcher High School.
* *
Army Pvt. Nicholas A.
Brooks has graduated from


Basic Combat training at Fort
Sill, Lawton, Okla.
He is the son of Eva Mayo of
Atlantic Beach.
* *
Michelle Catherine Morris,
a Nease High graduate, has
been named to the dean's list
for the fall 2006 semester at
Florida State University.
She is the daughter of Bruce
and Alice Morris of Ponte
Vedra Beach.


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after the laser treatment the hair seems like it's growing back
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didn't work, but that hair growth is normal and then within 10
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An average session for removing hair from an average leg
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sixth session, clients are really seeing some good, good, good
results with permanent hair reduction," she said.
After the initial treatment, expect to return to the clinic
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clients about five to seven sessions to get rid of all the hair,"
she said "After each session you'll have some new hair growth,
but it gets thinner and a little lighter each time."
Even clients who had laser hair removal treatments five or
six years ago come to the Beaches Hair Removal and Skin Care
Clinic for what she calls "maintenance" sessions. "Remember,
legs have thousands and thousands of hairs, each with their
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Witt: Her kindergartners become 'self sufficient'


Cont. from A-9
ShawnaKim over Christmas break.
The two talked about living in New
York and ShawnaKim's trip which
includes stops in Istanbul, Beijing,
Cairo, Casablanca and Rome.
Her mom said she is following the
old trade routes as part of her trip and
to prepare for her studies in trade
routes history in graduate school.
"ShawnaKim is just one of those spe-
cial, amazing people and yet so down
to earth," Witt said.
"It's funny seeing my students all
grown up because I always think of


them when they were 5."
Witt said she always wanted to be a
teacher from the time she was a child
growing up in Charleston, W.Va.
She has a master's degree in early
childhood education from West
Virginia University and taught in
Charleston, Memphis, and Atlanta
before she and her husband, Paul,
moved here.
She has taught for about 30 years,
taking time off for a few years while
her son, Justin, was young.
Justin, a graduate of the University
of Florida, now works in property


management.
Witt said she is very proud of the
accomplishments she sees in her stu-
dents from the beginning of the school
year to the end.
"They become so self sufficient from
the beginning of the year when they
can't even stay in line to the end when
they can write a story with a begin-
ning, middle and end," Witt said.
"They become so independent and
that is one of the most important
things they learn because nobody is
going to follow you through life and
tell you every step to take."


Beaches Chapel School is
now registering 4 year olds for
the state-funded Voluntary
Prekindergarten Program
for Fall 2007. For more infor-
mation, call 241-4211, ext.
411.
U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw
is accepting applications for
the 4th Congressional
District High School Art
Competition. Each school is
allowed to submit 10 pieces of
art. Every student who partic-
ipates will be awarded a cer-
tificate of recognition.
The top 25 entries will be
displayed at the Wilson
Center Gallery on the South
Campus of Florida
Community College at
Jacksonville. The winning
entry will be displayed in the
U.S. Capitol for one year.
.Deadline for entries is April
12. For details, call 598-0481
or visit crenshaw.house.gov.
The College of Education
and Human Services at the
University of North Florida is
accepting nominations for
the 2007 Gladys Prior
Awards for Career Teaching
Excellence.
The two major criteria for
selection of teachers for this
prestigious award are sus-
tained teaching excellence
and sustained inspiration of
students.
To be eligible for the award,
teachers must have at least 10
years of teaching experience
in a Duval County public or
private school. The award car-
ries a $12,000 cash prize. Up
to four Gladys Prior Awards
are presented annually by the
College of Education and
Human Services.
Any person (colleague,
administrator, student, parent
or community member) may
nominate a teacher for the
award. The nominee should
write a letter describing how
the teacher inspires students
through excellent teaching.
Teachers may not nominate
themselves.


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Shatisha Sanders has been
selected to participate in the
2007 Miss. Jr. Teen
Jacksonville pageant March
18. She will be competing for
a share of $20,000 in prizes
and speciality gifts. The pag-
eant winner will represent the
Jacksonville area at the Cities
of America National
Competition in Orlando.
For more information, e-
mail Lynne Raiser at Irais-
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Deadline for nomination
letters is 5 p.m. Friday, March
30. Send nominations to Dr.
Larry G. Daniel, Office of the
Dean, College of Education
and Human Services,
University of North Florida,
4567 St. Johns Bluff Rd. S.,
Jacksonville, FL 32224-2676.
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Inside
* Fishing Leader
* Leftwich still The Man
* Classifieds


Panthers lacrosse teams excellin



Girls run


unbeaten


string to


5 games

FROM STAFF

The lacrosse program at
Nease High School continues
to grow and prosper, with the
girls off to an undefeated
start and the boys team pick-
ing up a key win against
Oviedo last Saturday.
The girls' latest win was a
16-6 shellacking of University
on Saturday. Nicole White led
the way for the Panthers with
four goals while teammate
Allie Lancashire netted three
goals and had two assists.
Nicole Nadeau, Katelyn
Racz, Bailee Hedstrom and
Kate O'Linn each had two
goals in the lopsided victory.
On i d.i,. night, Nease
topped Apopka, 12-2.
With the weekend wins,
the girls team is now 5-0 with
the next scheduled contest
Friday as West Orange visits
Panther Stadium in a 7 p.m.
start.
It will be Friday night-
Saturday morning action
again for the Panthers as the
team travels to Sebastian
River for the Sebastian Classic
on March 3.
Next Tuesday, Nease will
add another chapter to the
storied Beaches Rivalry when
the Panthers play Fletcher in
the first-ever girls lacrosse
contest between the schools.
It's the inaugural year for girls
lacrosse at Fletcher, while
Nease had fielded a competi-
tive team for several seasons.
In 2003, the Florida High
School Athletic Association
voted to recognize boys and
girls lacrosse beginning with
the 2004-5 season. The sport
remains unsanctioned by the
FHSAA, however, meaning
there is no official state
championship tournament.
Under the direction of sec-
ond-year head coach Mindy
McCord, the Lady Panthers
program has continued to
blossom and the varsity
squad now includes 24 play-
ers.
The jayvee squad is also
formidable and is slated to
participate in the second
annual Ojibwe Lacrosse
Festival at Bartram Trail on
Saturday, March 9.


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Photo by ROB DeANGELQ
Panthers attacker Nicole White (5) eyes a scoring opportunity against University last Saturday afternoon at Panther Stadium. White had four goals to lead the
Panthers to a 16-6 victory. Nease improved its season mark to 5-0 with the Win.


Following a
loss, boys
earn two
weekend
wins

The Panthers,
bo)* team faced
a physical
Oviedo side on
Saturday after-
noon and
emerged with a
14-6 victory.
Nease built
an 8-3 halftime
lead on the
strength of two
goals apiece by


Oviedo staged a second-half


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Girls Lacrosse
UNIVERSITY
NEASE


senior co-captain Bobby
Stockton and sophomore
attackman Brett Angerer.


rally by scor-
ing the first
two goals of
the third quar-
4 ter, but the
Panthers
answered with
a pair of goals
to maintain
their five-goal
lead heading
into the final
quarter.
The
Panthers
scored four
6 times in the
16 final 12 min-
utes to earn


the victory.
Stockton finished with six
goals and an assist; Angerer tal-


lied four goals and an assist.
Other Panthers
scorers includ-
ed junior ,1 .
defenseman '. ,
Brian Cosgrove,
attackman l
Taylor Avery,
junior midfield- "
er Craig
Carson, and a
senior attack-
man/midfielder
Davis
Alexander. Boy
With the vic- .
tory, Nease
improved to 4-2 LIONS
on the season. PANTHI
Stockton has


Vs La


HER.'


emerged as the team's leading
scorer with 16 goals in four
games this season, while .


Angerer follows closely behind
with 14 goals
in five games.
Last
Thursday
"- ;. night, the
Panthers over-
whelmed
Bartram Trail
22-2 in the
first varsity
lacrosse meet-
ing between
the two
schools.
crosse Stockton had
five goals in
6 that game
S 14 while Carson
added four
goals and a pair of assists.
The victory over Bartram Trail
followed a 15-8 loss last


Monday to Boca Raton Saint
Andrew's, a perennial power-
house in boys lacrosse and last
year's unofficial state champion.
The Scots took advantage of
man-up situations (Nease
penalties) converting four of
eight chances. Saint Andrew's
also dominated face-off battles,
winning 20 of 25 attempts.
The Panthers are scheduled
to put their undefeated home
winning streak on the line
tonight as Orlando's Bishop
Moore comes to Ponte Vedra in
a 7 p.m. start.
On Saturday, Nease will trav-
el to Bolles in a 1 p.m. game,
then to Lake Brantley next
Tuesday in a 7 p.m. face-off
before returning home to host
Flagler Palm Coast on March 8
at 7 p.m.


Photos by ROB DeANGELO


LEFT: Panthers attackman/midfielder Davis Alexander (in white) looks to pass while being checked by an Oviedo defender during Saturday's match at Panther Stadium.
RIGHT: Nease attackman Taylor Avery cradles his stick after firing a shot on goal against the Lions. The Panthers won, 14-6, to improve to 4-2 on the season.


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February 28, 20007


The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


FISHING


Price takes first in El Cheapo tournament


Tim Price won the very
popular and very com-
petitive El Cheapo
Sheepshead Tournament last
Saturday with a huge 11.9-
pound fish. Chris Beasley was
a close second with a fat 11.7-
pound sheepshead.
This year's tournament
included 291 boats with 134
anglers weighing in. As this
year's winner, Tim Price
received a 16-foot Jon boat
with a 25 Mercury four-stroke
and a Loadmaster trailer.
Beasley, with his second-
place finish, won two kayaks.
Third place through tenth
place won cash prizes. See the
top 10 finishers at the end of


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WIMPY SUTTON
FISHING LEADER


the column.
Congratulations to tourna-
ment chairman Frank Joura
and his committee for an out-


Photo submitted
HElistory Picture of the Week features a young John Campbell
with a couple of fat black bass he caught in 1971 in Lake Santa


standing job.
Lots of sheepshead were
caught last week, of course. It
looks like most of the big
ones came from Fernandina.
Red bass and drum are strong
at the jetties and catches of
whiting increased consider-
ably on the Jacksonville
Beach Pier last week.
Jeff Piner caught the largest
fish reported last week. He
boated a 67-pound drum on
Saturday while participating
in the El Cheapo
Tournament. The big drum
took his fiddler crab along the
rocks.
Capt. Mike Morris and
David King fished the rocks
for sheepshead on Saturday
with everyone else. They
caught 23 weighing up to
seven pounds and six drum. .
On Thursday, David and
Mike on a check out run
caught 30 sheepshead and
four drum.
Adam Grogs used clams for
bait and caught a 9.25-pound
sheepshead from the rocks.
Capt. Kirk Waltz, from his
"Enterprise," made three
excellent trips last week. On
Thursday, Capt. Kirk with
Steve Jones caught 11 yellow-
mouth trout to 6.75 pounds,
two sheepshead, seven red
bass and 13 ringtails.
On Saturday morning with
Jim McCollum and Mark
Collins, Capt. Kirk reports a
catch of 11 black drum to 15
pounds, four reds, 22 ring-
tails, 14 snapper and 12
grouper all too small to keep.
The Jim Cunningham party
fished the jetties with Kirk on
Sunday. They caught 14 red
bass to 20 inches, a pair of
ringtails a sheepshead and a
flounder.
Jeff Wansor tried his secret
flounder spot again last week
and, using grubs for bait,
caught 19 flounder. Last week
he caught 18 flounder on the
same spot. We do know he
was not far from the
McCormick Bridge.
Fishing from the Jax. Beach
Pier was much more produc-
tive last week. Catches of 20
to 50 whiting were not
unusual.


Photo submitted
Kelly Sisk and Chris Cathey with the 46-pound amberjack Sisk caught using a jig on Sunday,
Feb. 11 aboard the "Down Pat" with Captain Pat Purgason.


It was a little slow for John
Dyrssen and friend Dwight
Hibbard last Wednesday. They
put their nets under a five-
pound flounder and released
four trout.
Capt. Dave Sipler released
16 trout, 11 reds an an 18-
inch flounder on a river trip
last Thursday. Earlier in the
week on Tuesday, Capt. Dave
released five reds to 29 inches
and four trout.
Larry "Fishman" Finch took
his sandfleas to the Cape. last
Tuesday and Wednesday and
caught his limit of pompano
on both days. His pompano
are weighing from one to
three pounds and should be
heading north next month.
Larry finished sixth in the
sheepshead tournament with
a nine-pounder.
P !. 'I .,


Bottom fishing offshore was
led by the "Mayport Princess"
and Capt. George Strate. On
Thursday, they cleaned two
snapper, a grouper and a great
catch of sea bass.
On Saturday, Capt. George
and his charter put three
snapper on the cleaning table
along with dozens of sea bass
and beeliners.
Veteran fishermen across
northeast Florida send their
deepest sympathies to the
family of Gary Weaver who
passed away last week after a
lengthy illness. His skills and
helpful personality will be
remembered fondly by many.
Gary was never too busy to
share his vast knowledge of
the area with the fishing com-
munity.
Good Fishin'.
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El Cheapo Sheepshead
Tournament results
1. Tim Price, 11.9 pounds
2. Chris Beasley, 11.7 pounds
3. Alton Robey, 10.9 pounds
4. Kevin Bright, 9.9 pounds
5. Douglas Wheeler, 9 pounds
6. Larry Finch, 9 pounds
7. Tyler Patterson, 8.8 pounds
8. David Hayes, 8.7 pounds
9. Bryan Blong, 8.7 pounds
10. Brook Daley, 8.6 pounds


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It's finally official from
Jaguars headquarters: Byron
Leftwich will be the starting
quarterback for the coming sea-
son. There hasn't been such
surprising news since we were
told there were terrorists in
Iraq.
Now seriously folks, as the
politicians used to say, how
could anyone but the most
incredibly naive think other-
wise? Lord Byron Leftwich is
No. 1. He has been all along,
even if coach Jack Del Rio has
never said as much.
And why has it taken so long
for Jack to let the cat out of the
bag, so to speak? First of all, he
finally came to realize you can't
fight city hall. In this case, you
can fight the Jaguars' higher-
ups, but you cannot win. Oh,
you might win a point here or
there, but is it worth it? You
can win the argument or save
your job, but usually not both.
Del Rio has a ton of fans and
some media on his side.
Leftwich has team owner
Wayne Weaver and chief of
staff James Harris, who is vice
president of personnel and all
he surveys, on his side. Was it
really ever a question which
side would prevail in this quar-
terback "con-
troversy"? Del Rio hN
Jack has a
year left on of fans ar
his contract, media on
unless of
course Mr. Leftwich I
Weaver sud-
denly has an Wayne W
attack of Tom chief of sl
Coughlin fire-
itis. It's his James Ha
team, you his. Was i
know.
Weaver's question
team, that is.
Coach Jack is side woul
well-liked. He
would be
missed.
If Mr. Weaver and Shack
Harris say that their draft dar-
ling of 2003 is still the team's
starting passer no matter how
many ankles he's sprained, bro-
ken or twisted and no matter
what the media says and no
matter how many in the
bleachers think David Garrard
or Quinn Gray can do a better
job, then the case is closed.
It's said that Gray, who came
out of hibernation after four


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seasons of being the second
stooge and showed well in the
final game of the 2006 cam-
paign after Garrard struck out,
had his pride wounded that
he's out. All the third-stringer
did was pass for a career-high
166 yards, rushed twice for 26
yards and found the elusive
end zone twice.
It was a fine showing and
reports indicate Gray is disap-
pointed to learn he's not going
to get a shot at the starting job
now. Cheer up, Quinn, you still
have a chance at being an NFL
starting quarterback some-
where. It just won't be at
Leftwich, er-Jacksonville
Municipal Stadium or whatever
they decide to
s a ton call it now
that Alltel has
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is side. Quinn Gray
lis side. has lots of
as supporters
who think he
aver and deserves a
aff legitimate shot
at being the
ris on starting QB.
ever a Yet one game
is not enough
Ahich to bank all the
chips on him,
I prevail? no matter
how long he's
been caddying
for Leftwich and even Garrard.
Out at the NFL Combine in
Indianapolis, the annual meat
market where college players
are poked and prodded like
prized steers, Jacksonville's
quarterback situation was not
the only story. The Del Rio
boys want .to do something
about improving the Jaguars
receiving corps,. but not enough
to break the bank for a bog-
name pass catcher. They still
think Reggie Williams and Matt


Jones are going to develop and
justify their first-round selec-
tions in past drafts.
Fine. Let's hope it's finally
this year. First we catch the
ball, fellows, then we hold onto
it while running, okay?
The official statistics for the
2006 season indicate Jones and
Williams caught caught a com-
bined 93 passes for 1,259 yards
and eight touchdowns. Those
numbers, together, scarcely put
them in the class with the top
individual pass catchers in the
NFL. But they've been hurt, it's
pointed out by coaches.
Again, fine. Let's just hope
they don't sustain so many
injuries and stay as healthy as
say, Houston's Andre Johnson
or Indy's Marvin Harrison and
Reggie Wayne.
Harris and others say they are
looking for a player who is the
right fit, not one who pitches a
fit. We have one in mind, but
Jimmy Smith is still retired.
No matter what the top brass
says, though, there will be
changes amongst the troops.
The old locker room is going to
see some new faces and miss
some who've looked comfort-
able in Teal and Black. The nod
has already been toward such
free agents as Kyle Brady, Deon
Grant and Cortez Hankton,
who has scarcely played
enough to get his fancy Jaguars
duds grimy with grass stains
and sweat.
Brady has been on the bub-
ble so long he should be sea-
sick. A great competitor as a
blocker and a high-character
guy on the team, Brady seldom
gets enough passes thrown his
way to prove he's worth the
price. And that's the rub -
paying him big money. At least
that's what management
claims.
Shifting gears to the cage
scene, whatFlorida's Billy
Donovan feared might happen
seems to be happening. When
the Gators were beaten by
Vanderbilt, snapping a 17-game
winning streak, Donovan
warned his charges not to let
one loss turn into two. LSU
made it two on Saturday with a
10-point victory in Bayou
Country. It happens but now is
not the time to hit the panic
button Gators fans. Remember,.
the Orange and Blue lost a few
down the stretch last season
and things turned out okay.


Photo by ROB DeANGELOQ
Jaguars quarterback Byron Leftwich looks for running back Fred Taylor (28) out of the backfield -
during last season's home opener against the Dallas Cowboys. Despite injury and inconsistency
last year, Leftwich will remain Jacksonville's starter for the 2007 season.


Basketball Camp
Tommy Hulihan's Beaches
Basketball Camp @ St. Paul's
School is offered May 29 to
June 1 at St. Paul's. The hours
are 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. for
students entering third
through fifth grades and 12
p.m. until 3 p.m. for those
entering sixth through ninth
grades. The cost is $75 per
participant.
For information, visit
www.beachesbasketball.com,
call Tommy Hulihan at 349-
2611 or e-mail tommyhuli-
han@beachesbasketball.com.

BFAST Volunteers
The Lifestyles Realtors
Beaches Fine Arts Series
Triathlon is looking for volun-
teers to help with this sum-
mer's sprint triathlon races
May 19, June 9 and July 14.
Triathlons start promptly at
7 a.m. at Mickler's Landing in
Ponte Vedra Beach.
For more information
phone the BFAST office at
270-2074.

The Beaches Fine Arts Series
Triathlon, in conjunction
with HammerHead Triathlon
Club, will conduct a two-part
triathlon clinic in mid-April.
Both sessions are free and
open to anyone interested in
learning about triathlons or
improving racing skills.


First session is Thursday,
April 12 from 7 p.m. until 9
p.m. at the Mayo Clinic on
San Pablo Road.
Second session is slated for
April 14 at 8 a.m. at the BFAST
race site at Mickler's Landing.

Flag Football
Registration is now taking
place for the spring flag foot-
ball season for kids ages 5-17.
The spring season league runs
from March 17 until May 19
throughout the First Coast
area including UNF and Ponte
Vedra.
For more information, loca-
tions, dates and opportunity
to register on line, visit Web
site at www.i9sports.com or
phone (904) 992-4263.

Eight-on-eight flag football
for kids ages 7 to 15 will take
place at the Carver Center
beginning in February.
Registration is underway
with a $10 entry fee for each
player. Proof of age is required
for registration, as is presence
of a parent or guardian.
All players will receive equal
playing time and sign-ups are
taking place at the Carver
Center, 738 4thAve. S. in
Jacksonville Beach. For more
information contact Mr. Blunt
at 247-6218.

Florida vs. FSU
Tickets are now on sale for


the University of Florida vs.
Florida State baseball game on
Tuesday, April 3 at 7:05 p.m.
at the Baseball Grounds of
Jacksonville.
Prices are: $15.50 for dugout
box seats, $12.50 for reserved
box seats and $8.50 general
admission.
Tickets may be purchased by
calling the Jacksonville Suns
box office at 358-2846,
through the Suns Web site at
www.jaxsuns.com or by visit-
ing the Baseball Grounds box
office.

Golf
The third annual Atlantic
Beach Women's Classic is slat-
ed for March 31 at Selva
Marina Country Club. Tee
times start at 8:30 a.m.
Cost is $70 and includes
range balls, golf, light break-
fast, lunch and prizes. Field is
limited to the first 75 players
who submit paid entry.
For entry form, e-mail
proshop@selvaniarina.com or
phone 246-3144.

Nease Fundraiser
Nease High School Boosters
will present their annual ath-
letic fundraiser "Gold Rush
Casino Royale" Saturday,
March 10 from 6:30 p.m. until
10 p.m. at the Plantation
Country Club in Ponte Vedra
Beach.
Evening's events will


LOCAL SCHEDULE


Wednesday, Feb. 28

BOYS LACROSSE
Bishop Moore at NEASE,
7 p.m.
FLETCHER at Mandarin,
5 p.m.

WEIGHTLIFTING
Fleming Island at NEASE,
3 p.m.

SOFTBALL
Palatka at NEASE,
6:30 p.m.

BASEBALL
Orange Park at FLETCHER,
6 p.m.


Thursday, March 1

GIRLS TENNIS
Fleming Island at NEASE,
3 p.m.

BOYS TENNIS
Fleming Island at NEASE,
3 p.m.
FLETCHER at Ribault,
3:15 p.m.

SOFTBALL
FLETCHER at Orange Park,
6:30 p.m.


Friday, March 2

TRACK
NEASE at Barry Craig Open,
Bartram Trail, 4 p.m.

SOFTBALL
NEASE at St. Augustine,
6:30 p.m.

BOYS LACROSSE
Oak Hill at NEASE, 7 p.m.

BASEBALL
FLETCHER at Sandalwood,
6 p.m.
NEASE at Palatka, 7 p.m.


include casino tables, live and
silent auctions, hors d'ourves
and cash bar. Items already
donated include golf packages,
a weekend at Green Briar
resorts, graduation seats and
Nease student parking spaces.
All of the athletic teams at
Nease are responsible for rais-
ing 90 percent of their sea-
son's budget. Monies raised
from the event will go toward
transportation, equipment,
team uniforms and scholar-
ships.
To sponsor a table or pur-
chase a ticket, phone Kim at
543-0537.

Soccer
First Coast Soccer Association
(FCSA) will be the host for the
first annual high school All-
Star soccer matches Friday,
March 2 at the Patton Park
Soccer Complex. Teams will
consist of graduating players
from schools in Duval, Clay,
Nassau and St. Johns counties.
The girls All-Star game will


begin at 6 p.m. with the boys
match at 8 p.m.

Registration for the Ponte
Vedra Soccer Club's spring sea-
son will soon end. Electronic
registration is available via the


Internet at PonteVedraSoccer-
Club.com. Cost is $130 and
new players must provide copy:
of birth certificate. Children
must have been 4 by July 31,
2006, to play. The season takes
place from March to May.


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The Beaches Leader/Ponte Vedra Leader


February 28, 2007


Month in Review


ABOVE: Nease High pitcher Ashley Ceithaml delivers to the
plate during the Panthers' home opener amidst chilly tempera-
tures and strong winds in early February.

.RIGHT: Fletcher High's Sam Allen corrals the ball against
Flagler Palm Coast during the Region 1-6A soccer playoffs
February 3 at Fletcher High School. The Senators lost, 2-1.




Photos by Rob DeAngelo


ABOVE: Senators baserunner Jenni Griswold sprints down the
first base line trying to leg out an infield hit during action earlier
this month.

BELOW: Panthers players celebrate winning the boys Class 4A
state soccer title at Fort Lauderdale's Lockhart Stadium.


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Sports Challenge


by WALTER BRANCH

1. Who is the only non-
American player in the NBA
Hall of Fame?
2. What was the first, pro-,,
f ssional foutb fll tean to
sport an insignia on their"
helmets?
3. What is the only city in
the United States that has
three sports teams that all
wear the same colors?
4. In 1935, what Olympic
champion broke four world
records in 45 minutes?
5. Who are the only two
people in the Baseball Hall of
Fame who had nothing to do
with baseball, i.e., did not
play, coach or own a team?


6. What is the oldest field
in the NFL?
7. What baseball team was
the first to win the World
Series after being relocated?
8. What was the first col-
lege sports team? .,; ";'.
.,,9.. ow much, go 1is t li e
in an Olympic Gold medal?
10. What is the sport with
the highest ratio of officials
to participants?
Sports Challenge Answers
1. Kresimir Cosic; 2. The
L.A. Rams; 3. Pittsburgh, Pa.;.,
4. Jesse Owens; 5. Abbott and
Costello; 6. Soldier's Field; 7.
The Milwaukee Brewers in
1957; 8. The Yale Crew team,
started in 1843; 9. Six grams;
10. Tennis
(c) 2007 DBR Media, Inc.


ACROSS
1 Saharan
sight
6 Famous
actress
who died
In 1990
11 Bond's
profession
14 Single
15 Indian,
for one
16 Sorrow
"17 Mutual
exchange
19 In need of
a doctor
20 Tempted
one
21 Amount to
be swallowed
22 Hard coating
24 Slept
26 Bold ones
28 Celtic tongue
30 Talk about
33 Vicinities
36 Dwells
38 Winter road
hazard
39 Taverns
40 Devilish
place
41 Deneb
or Rigel


42 Uncertain
sounds
43 the
Short; king
of the
Franks
(751-768)
44 Attach
45 Ties
47 Region: abbr.
49 Amazement
51 Raised
55 Capital city
57 Poetic
59 George
Foreman's
defeated
60 French
calendar
page
61 Creative
power
64 Building
extension
65 Ready and
willing
66 Scorch
67 Spot
68 Disturb
others
while
sleeping
69 Trifled
DOWN
1 Basketball


player,
slangily
2 Breathing
3 Shifts
4 Wind
direction:
abbr.
5 Those who
go first
6 Pluto and
Apollo
7 Pretended
8 Turmeric
9 Nice-
smelling
shops
10 Unity
11 Summer
wear
12 Czestochowa
resident
13 Raise the
roof
18 Appears
sleepy
23 Curve
25 Social
events
27 December
season
29 Pass
31 "Go
away!"
32 Lacking
moisture


33 Lend a
hand
illegally
34 Steak
orderer's
word
35 Former
37 Ugandan
bad guy
40 Flock tende?
41 Mrs.
Roosevelt
43 Change
44 Molded
beforehand
46 Gardener's
item
48 Girl's name
50 "OK!"
52 Like
mackintosh
weather
53 Funeral
oration
54 Ate
55 Brothers Ed,
Gene, Joe
and Vic
56 Piece of
fiction
58 Terrible
62 Long
63 Madre's
brother


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40 MILE MTN VIEWS 9 +/- AC $116,900.
Incredible mountain getaway, private Na-
tional Forest and Trout Stream access.
Perc, new survey, near Blacksburg VA
Call owner direct at (877)202-2727.
OWNER SAYS Sell! 36+ AC- $197,000
50% below recent cert. appraisal Nicely
wooded acreage in private, secluded set-
ting. Mature oaks & pines, abundant wild-
life, gated community. Registered survey,
power & phone. Excellent financing. Must
see! Call owner now (866)352-2249
x.1179.
VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS my dream rustic
2- story log cabin on 13 acres with barn,
pastures, woods, creek, adjoins Jefferson
National Forest with miles and miles of
trails, have to sell $389,500 owner
(866)789-8535.



MAINE OCEAN Access Bargain Only
$115.29/Mo. Nicely wooded 3+ acre lot
w/deeded rights to private sand beach &
dock. Only $24,900. Private gated com-
munity along Maine coast. Owner financ-
ing to qualified buyers. (20% down
($4980), 4.9% fixed rate, 25yr term. Only
$115.29/mo.) Call L&S Realty (207)781-
3294.
SO. CENTRAL FL. Waterfront Land Sale
1 to 3 Acre from $199,900 So. Cen. Fl's
finest lakefront community. Enjoy two
large natural lakes & numerous man-
made lakes & ponds in a great loc.! Gat-
ed, private. Excellent financing. Call now
(866)352-2249 x 1183.
NC GATED Lakefront Community. Pleas-
antly mild climate 1.5 acres plus, 90 miles
of shoreline. Never offered before with
20% pre-development discounts. 90% fi-
H r.cr. i ,,1I ai i l8,], -09-5253
. r.l1u r JT rll. Large 2,1.0r- .Str.e iraCT."
in last phase of popular gated mountain
community with great view, trees, waterfall
& large public lake nearby, paved private
access, $69,500 and up, call now
(866)789-8535.
LOVE TO SWIM?
Find your pool home on
www.pool-homes.com
Phyllis Staines, 476-SOLD
RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate
LARGE TROUT stream 17 acres-
$199,000 State Road frontage. A very rare
land offering over 1200 feet of large pri-
vate trout stream. Great low rate financing
available. Call now, new to market.
(877)777-4837.
AAH! COOL Mountain breezes! Murphy,
North Carolina affordable land, homes,
mountain cabins, on lakes, mountains &
streams. Free brochure. (877)837-2288
Exit Realty Mountain View Properties
www.exitmurphy.com
NEW PRICEI 10+ AC- $299,000! Upscale
equestrian gates community! 200 Year old
Oaks. Established lush pastures. Paved
private rds, u/g utilities. 2 miles from Hits!
Exc financing! Call (866)352-2249 X 1156.


BEAUTIFUL N.Carolina. Winter season is
here! Must see beautiful peaceful western
NC mountains. Homes, Cabins, Acreage
& Investments. Cherokee Mountain Realty
GMAC Real Estate, cherokeemountainre-
alty.com Call for free brochure. (800)841-
5868.

ALL REAL Estate advertised herein is
subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act,
which makes it illegal to advertise any
preference, limitation, or discrimination
based on race, color, religion, sex,
handicap, familial status or national ori-
gin, or the intention to make any such
preference, Imitation or discrimination.
The Leader Group will not knowingly ac-
cept any advertising for real estate
which is in violation of the law. All per-
sons are hereby informed that all dwell-
ings advertised are available on an
equal opportunity basis.
If you believe that you may have been
discriminated against in connection with
the sale, rental or financing of housing,
call the United States Department of
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WON'T LAST! Price Reduced 50% 29
acres/ $195,000 Great location close to
Cedar Key. Nice meadow, scattered pine
& oak, abundant wildlife. At end of private
rd. Utilities, survey, excel. Fin. Call
(866)352-2249 x 1192.
SOUTH CENTRAL Florida. Owner Says
Sell!! 5 Acres- $99,000. 50% Below Re-
cent Certified Appraisal. Unbelievable op-
portunity to own 5 acres of meadows &
woods in excellent location. 50% off re-
cent appraisal!! Great financing. Call now
(866)352-2249, x1097.
FL LAND Bargaini 67 acres Only
$670,000. Beautiful oaks, great pastures,
secluded setting. Perfect for horses! Close
to state park & easy access St. Mary's
River. 30 mins Jacksonville, FL. Call Now
(800)898-4409 x 1106.


NORRIS LAKE Properties Waterfront-
#902, .77ac's only $125,000 Lake view-
#144, 3.5ac's only $48,900. Call Lakeside
Realty @ (888)291-5253 or visit
www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.

GOT NORTH GA Mountain Fever? We
have the cure. We can help you find the
perfect place herre. Sales and rentals.
Toccoa Wilderness Realty & Cabin Rent-
al, LLC. www.ToccoaWilderness Realty
and CabinRental.com (706)632-2606 or
(706)435-8735 NorthGeorgia4Sale@tds.
net.
LAKE ACCESS Bargain 1+ acres,
$34,900 w/free boat slips! Rare opportuni-
ty to own land on spectacular 160,000
acre recreational lake! Mature oak & hick-
ory, park-like setting w/lake access. Paved
road, underground utilities. Excellent fi-
nancing. Prime waterfronts available. Call
now (800)704-3154, x916.


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ATLANTIC BEACH, CUTE 3/2 w/pool, pri-
vacy fence. $350,000, 376 Seminole Rd.,
613-6199.
SOUTH OF Fleming Island, 5/3/2, 2180sf,
built 2006, large fenced yard, $264,900,
Independent Brokers & Associates, Inc.
247-4333 or 710-3111.
PONTE VEDRA, 3BR/2.5BA +loft, Walk to
beach. New exterior and SS appliances.
E. on Solano, 2nd right, 520 Morning Side
Drive, OPEN HOUSE Sat. 2-5pm, Sun.
12-4pm. Priced to sell! $499,900.
(904)955-8482.
BEAUTY IN SO. JAX BEACH
3/2, recently remodeled, great room, up-
graded tile and carpet, Silestone counters,
Plantation shutters, French doors to huge
new deck, large fenced backyard, walk-in
closets, new roof, stone fireplace. Minutes
to JTB. $374,990, (904)333-7811 for ap-
pointment.
ATLANTIC BCH keywest style 3 yr. old 2
story home in private 26 home subdivi-
sion. Over 2100sf, 2BR/2.5BA, gas fire-
place & appliances. All appliances includ-
ing washer/dryer stay. 1st floor master
suite w/ jacuzzi tub, screen porch nestled
in a tropical paradise. Priced to sell at
$364,900. Call Owner/ agent direct at 568-
6909 or 249-0553.
ICW. MOVE-IN READY. New A/C &
plumbing. 2BR/2BA, slate floors, new
kitchen? well & sprinkler system, screened,
tiled patio. $148,900. (904)234-1217 Jane.
FSBO, JAX BEACH, 3BR/2BA, 1 car ga-
rage, attic. $341,000. Steps from park,
1500sf. w/irrigation and well. Open floor
plan w/vaulted ceiling, fireplace, ceramic/
carpet thru-out. Come pickup a flyer. 1136
18th St. N. or call (904)241-4403.
AFFORDABLE WATERFRONT! 2 homes
for sale, a 4BR/3BA, 2-story, recently re-
modeled home on 4 ac w/amazing views
of Amelia Island $379,900 and a 3BR/2BA
DW on a canal with a dock, slip, boatlift
and sunset views for $309,900. Great in-
vestments. See www.BlackHammockls-
land.com for more info. 233-8077 Broker.
DEEP WATER access. Isle of Palms,
3445 Eunice Rd. Pool, boat lift, 3/2.5, re-
modeled kitchen & bathrooms. Move in
ready. $656,000 OBO. (904)703-0254.
SAWGRASS PLAYERS Club on golf
course. 4BR/4.5BA, 2700sf, kitchen needs
update. Appraised $550K, sell at $475K!
(904)535-2517.
HOME FINDER REALTY
DEERFIELD LAKES- 2/1.5 condo,
$94,900.
ASHLEY WOODS- Lg 4/2, better than
newly Many upgrades. $289,000.
HARBOR WINDS- Approx. 1600sf, 3/2,
like new. $219,900.
SUTTON LAKES- 4/2, eat in kit., separate
dining, great room, Ig master w/ Ig master
bath. $249,900.
HAROUR SPRINGS- Lg 3/2 w/ scr. patio
on pond. Investors only- currently rented
for one year. $228,000.
LANTANA LAKES- Just listed! Lg 3/2, 2
car garage, lots of nice touches. Covered
patio, shed. $225,000.
HARBOR WINDS- 3/2, hardwood floors,
new tile in kit. & bath, freshly painted in &
out. Covered patio, top quality Ig above-
ground pool. Tons of upgrades!
239,900.
221-1711 OR 241-5501
PLANTATION OAKS home 4BR/3.5BA,
2922sf., $559,900. NEPTUNE BEACH
home., freshly painted, 3BR/2BA. 1870sf.
$319,999. Vanguard Realty, Inc. GMAC,
Brandon Buckley, 904-962-7600.


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GEORGIA LAKE properties closeout sale
first 2 yrs. payments on us!* Lake Access
from $49,900 Lakefront from $124,900
Common dock, paved roads, u/g utilities.
71,000 acre lake on GA/ SC border. Sale
Saturday, March 3rd! Call for your ap-
pointment today! (888)LAKE-SALE X.
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RARE! NATIONAL forest frontage & tro-
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new to market. www.NationalForest
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MID WINTER Sale! Golf homesites just
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Pristine wooded homesites. Spectacular
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time offer. Call (866)334-3253 X 1185.



ATLANTIC BCH beautifully wooded lot,
Camelia Street, $77,500. 993-7328
JAX BCH, 426 5th Ave. S. Zoned duplex,
4 blocks to ocean. Existing house, wood
floors, frplc., CH/A, tenant occupied.
Move-in, rent out, tear down. Lot value
$190K OBO. (954)326-9096.
S.W. NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS.
Lance Cove Estates. Lots 1.0 to 2.5
acres, wide paved roads. Underground
utilities. 5 miles to Hayesville, NC and
Lake Chatuge. 1/2 mile to Hiawassee Riv-
er. $54,900 to $87,900. 904-254-9644.
BEACH LIVING at its best! Ocean Isle,
NC. exclusive island resort lots. Close to
Myrtle Beach and historic Wilmington.
From 450K. (910)579-2800.


'.FSBO OWNHOUSE .1BR/ 1.5BA, w/loft,
ietirteaWe'1' lari garage,'Wood-floors & car',
pet, large wood deck, move in ready, ap-
proximately 1 mile to the beach, partially
furnished, $218,500. 242-7529, 629-
0606.
BEACHES MARSHFRONT, 5BR/3.5BA,
3400sf, immaculate, new, small, upscale
Subdivision,. Walk/ bike to beach, below
appraisal, $979K. (904)233-8024.
BEAUTIFUL, 3BR/2BA, 2 car garage,
1947sf. Desirable Atlantic Beach neigh-
borhood. $545K. 1835 Selva Grande Dr.
(904)249-2893, (904)716-8594.
HIDDEN PARADISE. 2-story 3/2.5 w/Ig.
bonus room, FP, pool, jacuzzi. Motivated.
$372,900, (904)246-1760.










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NEPTUNE BEACH, marshfront, 2 story,
4BR/3BA, 1/3 acre, 3600sf. $575K.
(904)502-9126.

ATL BCH HOME $209,900
FSBO. 618-1 Dutton Island Dr. West.,
3BR/1.5BA. New A/C, roof, windows,
doors, and appliances. By appointment
only. Call David (904)247-0665 (home),
(904)704-2337 (cell).
LUXURIOUS TOWNHOME
Jax Beach, 197 & 199 11th Ave. N. Re-
duced- Large luxury townhomes. Block
from ocean. 3BR/3.5BA, garage/ yard.
$569K per unit, no condo fees. (904)728-
2338 MLS279276.
NEAR GAINESVILLE lake view home on
5 acres, 4/3, 2950sf, built 2002, $439,000
OBO, Independent Brokers & Associates,
247-4333 or 710-3111.
ATLANTIC BEACH/ Royal Palms 1200sf.
3BR/2BA w/bonus room, totally renovated.
$255,000, 591-2278.
JAX BEACH, 3BR/1.5BA, 1212 15th Ave.
N., 1450sf., tile, new bath, CH&A, Florida
room, fenced yard, laundry room, carport,
sprinkler system, well, $279,000,
710-2600, 534-3411.
PONTE VEDRA By The Sea. Walk to the
beach, 3300sf. executive home,
5BR/3.5BA, all the bells and whistles. On-
ly $924,500. Won't last. (904)514-9937
JAX BCH, 426 5th Ave. S. Zoned duplex,
4 blocks to ocean. Existing house, wood
floors, frplc., CH/A, tenant occupied.
Move-in, rent out, tear down. Lot value
$190K OBO. (954)326-9096.
ICW, BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2BA, 1800sf. ent.
to Jax G & CC. See visual tour @
www.digitalvirtualrealty.com & click on Jax
G & CC. $324,500. 904-821-0430.
WATER FRONT navigable, intracoastal
access, marsh view, unique, quiet, private.
$775,000, (904)992-7210.
ISLE OF Palms, gorgeous 3/2, new paint
inside & out, fixtures, carpet, windows,
landscaping, sprinkler system, A/C & roof.
$219,900. Tim 509-9071.
IC WEST- near Mayo Clinic, 3/2/2,
1750+sf. Remodeled. $269.900 OBO. In-
dependent Brokers and Associates, Inc.
(904)247-4333. or (904)710-3111.
ATLANTIC BCH beautiful 3/2, walk to
ocean, newly remodeled, $249,900
993-3226.
INVESTOR'S DREAM! Lot w/ house,
60x125, 9th Ave. N. Make offer.
305-304-9473.
JAX BEACH, 3/1.5, wood floors, move-in
ready. Handy-man special. Large lot. TDO
Management (904)246-1125 or (904)
614-8590.
$299,000 COMPLETELY remodeled Jax
Bch home, 3/2, 1330sf. 1008 11th St. N.
(904)483-8491.or (904)728-4446
VILLAGES OF PABLO
Beautiful home, 3/2 w/ 2 car gar., frplc.,
private & very huge backyard. Community
pool, tennis, basketball & fishing. Just mi-
nutes to the beach. $259,000. Bold City
Realty (904)333-8880.
SAWGRASS SINGLE family home.
2BR/2BA, completely remodeled, new 30
year roof, new maple cabinets, travertine
stone floor, Berber carpet and crown
molding. Seller will pay all closing costs.
$289,900. 463-0505.
LAKEFRONT HOME in Ponte Vedra.
Beautiful 3BR 28A, 1950sf w/ 12ft vaulted
ceilings. Open floor plan with awesome
view of lake. Must see! $469,000.
(904)923-9905.


ATLANTIC BEACH 2 &half blocks to
ocean, 3BR/2B, family room w/fireplace,
large private back yard, $479,900. Please
call Deborah Bailey, Remax Atlantic
(904)234-7725.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 533 Seaspray Ave.,
3BR/2BA, w/garage, tile & wood flooring,
new cabinets, house just painted; walk or
bike to beach and schools; big, fenced
back yard; move in ready, (904)382-7991.
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FSBO, 3BR 2BA condo @ Jardin "De Mer.
Upgrades incl. hardwood floors, lighting &
decorator touches. Priced under market
@ $245,000. No realtors. 247-5592 or
703-0986.
THE PALMS- Gorgeous 1/1, many up-
grades. See: buyowner.com ad JAX8848
156,900. 535-6804.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2/2, updated,
$269,000, Seaplace, unit 61, (904)461-
1906, (786)246-2143.
VILLAS AT Marsh Landing, 1BR/1BA,
marsh view 2nd floor, garage, $149,900
536-7733.
ATLANTIC BEACH OCEANFRONT
Rare find in this prime location. Spacious,
3BR/2BA. Recently remodeled kitchen,
beachside covered porch, pool and private
pier. $759,500. Dunson Real Estate, Inc.
Realtor (904)247-5153.
FSBO, INVESTOR'S Dream, 2BR/2BA,
S Jax Bch, Tenant occupied. Priced to
sell. $182K. (904)382-6145.
BEST PRICE
New Costa: Verona oceanfront. Lowest
price for 2600sf., 3BR/3.5BA, den, pent-
ouse floor. $1,299,000. (904)716-8455.
DRASTIC REDUCTION, $219,900. Lovely
3/2, 1500sqft, 1 car garage, 18" diagonal
tile, all appliances including W/D, many
more upgrades. Compare at $259,900
elsewhere. Keller, Williams Reality Jack-
sonville, (904)233-1341.
OCEANFRONT ACQUILUS II.
3BR/3.5BA, 2525sf, end unit plus private
garage. Brand new! Call Renee L. Baron,
Inc. at (904)242-2821.
2BR/ 2.5BA condo completely renovated.
Lg screened patio, frplc., tile floors in com-
mon areas & bathrooms, granite counter-
tops in kitchen & baths. Pool, tennis & rac-
quetball courts. $210,000. 241-2054.
NEPTUNE BCH Duplex- East of 3rd,
3BR/2.5BA. Excellent condition, ready to
move In. $395K, furnished. FSBO.
223B South Street. Call for appt.
(904)246-8672
JAX BCH, VALENCIA BY OWNER new
luxury 2/2 condo, avail spring, below mar-
ket at $363,000, OBO, motivated,
val.gall @yahoo.com
PVB, 2/2, Come See New Spa! Complete-
ly renovated. A/V room, concierge, pools,
tennis, ride to beach, on golf course
$219K, Tom 465-2020.
FSBO SOUTH Jax Beach. East of 41A,
2/2 New condo, granite, SS appliances,
tile throughout, custom upgrades, 2nd
floor pool view, bright/ sunny, $421,000.
Michael 241-5564.
PONTE VEDRA stunning 2/2 w/ loft & ga-
rage. Gated w/ amenities galore. Great lo-
cation. $284,900. Call Kelly 993-3803.
OCEANFRONT, OCEAN 14, 3BR end
unit, 1854sf. $660,000; 2BR, 1154sf.
$450,000. (904)434-9354.
MOTIVATED SELLER Bring all offers
Jacksonville Beach, Condominium.
3BR/2BA, 1413sf. $247,900. The Palms,
just off Marsh Landing Parkway. Call Me-
lissa Riley, Vanguard Realty 859-5997.
PRICE REDUCED 100K MiraVista in-
vestor liquidation, 2674sf. w/garage on
marina. Value $799K. Sell $699K. 40' slip
additional $159K. (904)463-2845. Only
Buyers/ Investors. No Brokers please.


OCEANFRONT $297,000
Thousands below market 1BR/ 1BA, awe-
some view! Fully furnished or unfurnished.
Oceanfront pool. Weekday rental permit-
ted. Low maintenance fee. 413 S. 1st St.,
Unit 302, Beachcomber. Must sell 241-
0267 anytime.
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4BR/2BA, CLOSE to beach, fireplace,
2100sf.1 Deck w/nice yard. Extra large
master bath, walk-in closet, inside laundry
. room, island kitchen. (904)982-1846.
PALM HARBOR factory liquidation sale.
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MAYPORT LANDING, 2BR/2BA, privacy
fence, tile floor, CH&A, utility room. 1325
Mayport Landing Circle. $725/mo.
(888)259-0783.
2BR 1BA, WDHU, no smoking, no pets,
$875/mo, $500/dep. 247-1935.
OCEAN VIEWS
1 BR w/separate dining room, wood floors
throughout, laundry room, private parking,
large deck w/great ocean views, one block
from beach. Wave Crest, 120 Fourth Ave-
nue North. $900/mo. 993-2555
www.BeachesApartments.com
1BR/1BA, 2 blocks from beach, $825/mo.;
3BR/1BA, 8 blocks from beach,
$1300/mo., Lewis Realty, (904)291-7229.
JAX BEACH, three blocks to ocean,
1BR/1BA, year lease. NO pets, WDHU, in-
cludes utilities, $850/mo., $850 sec. dep.,
332 No. 14th Ave. Call 246-8970 or 591-
1218.
ATLANTIC BEACH townhome, 2BR/2BA,
newly renovated, private patio, WDHU,
minutes to base. $1200/mo. +$1200/dep.
904-571-5517.
2BR/1BA DEERFIELD Lakes Condomini-
ums. 791 Assisi Lane, Unit 2202. $650/mo
+ $700 deposit. 866-606-8443.
OCEANSIDE CONDO- Like new, 2BR/
2BA oceanview, just a block to beach!
W/D & more! $1200/mo., All South Realty,
241-4141.


MARSHFRONT NB, awesome sunsets,
4BR 2BA cool house. $579,000. Steve NEPTUNE BEACH, one bedroom apt.
McGuire 246-9915. CH&A, tile floors, carport. 1 1/2 blocks to
ocean. $850. 246-3739.
GOLFAIR #62, single wide, remodeled
bathroom, (904)372-4105 CLEAN, QUIET 1BR, close to beach,
....^.........u.... W/D, $850/mo. 803-6834 & 424-5333.
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JAX BEACH, 2BR/1 BA, 1 block to beach.
Pets welcome. $900/mo. 242-9195.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome,
2BR/2BA, fenced yard. 2908 Bayshores
Drive. $825/mo. 280-2728 Iv. msg.
NEPTUNE BCH 1BR BUNGALOW. Cozy
little apt. overlooking trees, gardens, &
pool. A short barefoot walk to the beach.
utilities and cable included. $695/mo. Call
Robin 246-2203.
BEACHES/ PVB 1, 2, & 3BR condos &
houses with ocean views, from $750/mo.,
233-4545.
1/1 BRAND NEW Townhome, corner on
golf course. 5 star amenities, beach ac-
cess in Summerhouse. $900/mo. water in-
cluded. 1 mo. free. (561)629-6158.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR townhouse,
CH&A, WDHU. No pets. $875/mo. w/$400
deposit. 246-3130.
OCEANFRONT, S. Jax Bch, 3/2 furnish-
ed, $1700/mo. 743-6423.
WALK/ BIKE TO BEACH
ATL BCH duplex. 2BR/1BA, quiet neigh-
borhood w/lots of amenities. Reduced,
$950/mo. +$650/dep. Year's lease with
credit approval. No pets. 249-2310.
JAX BEACH, 2BR townhouse near ocean,
new carpet, WDHU. No pets. $950/mo. +
$500 deposit, 246-3130.
MOBILE HOMES. $525 to $575, on pri-
vate lots. Near Mayport Naval Station, no
dogs, 333-5579.
JAX BEACH. Oceanview. Renovated.
Hardwood floors, Dishwasher, CH&A.
1BR/1BA, $700/mo. to $1000/imo.
(904)859-1301, (904)553-1354.
2BR/1.5BA, KITCHEN, Family room,
deck, shed, very clean, Neptune Bch,
close to beach & shopping. No pets.
$900/mo. 874-8635.


NEWLY REMODELED Duplex,
2BR/2.5BA, Jax Beach, no pets, no smok-
ing. $1050/mo. +deposit. 220-5797.
WOLF CREEK, ICW beautiful,. newer.
tbwnhorre, 3BR/2.5BA, garage, 170qsf,
club '06b, "WB.,Chets Creek. -Kerhan
schools $1295/mo. Possible lease pur-
chase. First Trust Realty (904)994-3608.


3BR/2BA TOWNHOUSE end unit fenced
in yard, new A/C, low market value
$173,000. (904)708-6480.
NEPTUNE BCH, near ocean. Nice mod-
ern well taken care of 2BR Apt. All amen-
ites, $980/mo. Also 1 BR Apt $775/mo.
247-1417.
LARGE 1 bedroom. Excellent location. 2
blocks to ocean. Very clean. No Pets.
$675/mo. 642-1214 and 241-1219.
PVB/ SAWGRASS. Adorable, 3BR/2BA,
in beautiful gated community at TPC.
Community pool, large den w/fireplace.
2 car garage, large screened-in porch.
$1295/mo. +deposit. 616-2429.
PONTE VEDRA townhouse, 2BR/2BA,
lakeview, screened porch, fireplace, W/D.
$1200/mo. +$1200/dep. 904-571-5517.


PONTE VEDRA Blvd, 2/2. w/large office, ATLA BEACH, 2B/2BA, 3 blocks to
Beautiful! across from Cabana Club.A NTIC BEACH, 2BR12BA, 3 blocks to
$625K. (904)273-4145. ocean, 2 blocks to town center. Fireplace,
(904) .____W/D. $1075/mo. (904)742-6423.


ST. PETERSBURG Condos Resident
owned, 55+, No rentals or pets, Many ac-
tivities/ amenities. 1 Bedroom from
$55,900, 2 Bedrooms From $79,900, Call
Elaine King, Panache Realty, (727)525-
9018, (727)321-5028
550FSOFT, 14TH Ave. No. & 2nd St. A
must see. $155,900, 477-4640.
PVB/ BELLEZA, REDUCEDI1BR/1BA
w/new appliances, tile floors, gorgeous
view, excellent amenities. $140,000.
(904)708-3809.
SOUTHSIDE/ BAYMEADOWS condo,
$185,000. 2 master suites, lots of up-
grades incl. surround sound. Close to
clubhouse & pool w/ indoor basketball
court. Rented w/ 11mos left on lease.
Great investment. Call Judy 220-0088.



MCGUIRE MORTGAGE
We do what they do only better Steve
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OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED, 3BR/2BA
condo. $1850/mo. All South Realty, 241-
4141.
1ST MONTH FREE
S. Jax Bch/ PVB Townhome- JTB & AlA,
2BR/2BA, $1200/mo., tennis & pool, nice
yard: Available March 20th. 904-229-
9118.
2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE, fenced yard,
WDHU, dishwasher, 639 6th Ave. So. JB
$900/mo. + $700 deposit 662-5677.
PONTE VEDRA- 2BR/2BA patio home
Club pool, tennis & morel $1200/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/1.5BA town-
house, W/D, 2 patios, community pool, 2
car garage, quiet neighborhood, 5 blocks
to ocean; $1075/mo. Pets OK. 591-1226.
PVB. NEW 2BR/2BA, appliances, fire-
place, on golf course. $1175/mo.
864-2440.
JAX BEACH 1BR/1BA, 4 blocks to beach,
1217 4th St. N.. Available Mar.lst.
$695/mo., references, background check.
(904)318-2121.


ATLANTIC BEACH: 287 Ahern St.,
$800/mo., 2 blocks to ocean, across from
Town Center; 2BR/1BA, CH&A, hardwood
floors, tile bath. No pets. $800 deposit,
water, garbage & sewer included in rent.
Looking for quiet tenant w/daytime sched-
ule. 242-9982.


NB, 1408 1st St., Unique 2BR/1BA, dining
room. $1000/mo. 249-4668.
S. JAX BCH
2 BR APTS
CH/A, WDHU. East of 1st St. $795-
$895/mo. 241-7368, 733-3730.
MAYPORT LANDING Townhome,
2BR/2BA, bonus room, covered patio,
CH&A, WDHU. 1243 Mayport Landing Dr.
$790/mo, $700 deposit. 280-2728. leave
message.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 1.5 blocks ocean,
2BR/1BA +office, porch, 1092sqft, dish-
washer, $1025/mo., $875 deposit. No
dogs. 246-8220.
PONTE VEDRA, 2BR/2BA apartment
available now. $950/mo. (904)338-2345.
NEPTUNE BEACH, quiet 2BR/2BA ocean
view, LR, DR, sunroom, porches, beach
side of 1st St. Available 4/1. $1200/mo
+utilities. Deposit and credit check. No
pets, No smoking, 404-819-7955.
JAX BEACH, modern 2/2, 1 block to
ocean. Hardwood floors, W/D included.
Available 3/1, $1100/mo., 392-8350.
1-1/2 BLOCKS to Ocean, 1stAve. South,
1BR/1 BA. $685/mo (904)891-0606.
NEPTUNE BCH, charming 2BR 1BA apt,
1 block from beach, storage & laundry
hook up, wood floors, new appliances &
A/C. $975/mo. Call Rick 891-2345.

HUGE 2 BR townhr'use, Mayport. No
pets. $795/mo. Leavre rmissage 241-6232,
994-5793.
ATLANTIC BEACH
Townhouse, steps to Town Center, clean
and new inside, balcony, 2BR, WDHU,
great parking. $995/mo. 280-2805.
JAX BEACH- 2BR/1BA, brick duplex apt.!
7 blks to beach $775/mo. All South Real-
ty, 241-4141: '
ATLANTIC BEACH DUPLEX BY DUT-
TON ISLAND PRESERVE. 3BR/2BA.
Spacious, 1500sf. Built 2003, New carpet
& tile. CH&A, W/D. Easy bike to beach
down Plaza Dr. $925/mo. (904)610-2743.


2BR/1BA APARTMENT, 323 10th St. S.,
Jax Bch. Newly remodeled. No pets.
Credit check. $800/mo. 226-9829.
NEPTUNE BEACH, beautiful 1BR/1BA
apt. in new home. First house behind
ocean front at beach access, 4 blocks to
Town Center. Tile floors, security system,
new appliances, private gated courtyard.
No pets. $1100/mo. 249-8849.
JAX BEACH townhouse, 636 9th Ave.
So., 2BR/1.5BA, kitchen equipped,
WDHU, fenced yard. No pets. $900/mo.
+$500 deposit. (904)221-5833.
JAX BEACH, 2/1/.5, TH, partial ocean
view, covered parking, $1275/mo. Jack-
sonville Homefinders, 536-2349.
NEAR PONTE Vedra, 1 block beach. Best
area, quiet, safe, residential neighbor-
hood. 2BR/1BA lower duplex. New paint,
CH&A, W/D included. No smoking. Small
pet considered. $950/mo., lease deposit.
993-1118.
1.5 BLOCKS to ocean, 1st Ave. S. 1BR &
2BR, CH&A, no pets, $725/mo. to
$875/mo. 891-0606.
OCEANSIDE, NEW 3BR/2BA oceanview
condo! Just steps to ocean! $1950/mo. All
South Realty, 241-4141.
PVB NORTH, 2BR/2.5BA Townhouse,
lake front, screened lanai, fireplace, W/D,
DW, pool, tennis courts, close to JTB.
$1100/mo +$1100/deposit. 904-563-1516.
3BR/1BA 2.5 blocks to ocean CH&A,
washer/ dryer $1190/mo 655-5367 or 803-
3099



ATLANTIC BCH townhouse, 3.5BR/ 2BA,
everything new, ceramic tile throughout,
marsh view. 2979 Bayshore Dr., Mayport
Landing. Must see! $1100/mo. 465-2163.
ST. AUGUSTINE, Just remedied 2 or 3
BR/1BA house, close to downtown &
beaches. $1075/mo. www.rentalhouses.
com ID FL96231 or 755-4038.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2BR/2.5BA, 1400sf;
corner unit; well kept townhouse, W/D,
screened porch faces nature; community
pool, four blocks to beach; $1395/mo.;
241-5221.
OCEANFRONT, S. Ponte Vedra Beach.
Cozy 1 bedroom cottage. Fully furnished.
$1650/mo. George 535-9915.
2BR/1.5BA TOWNHOUSE, ceramic tile
floors, CH&A, laundry room, patio, fenced
yard, 1 yr. lease, no pets, $1100/deposit,
$1100/mo. 2104 Bay Rd., Nep. Bch.
993-1114 or 270-1284.
PVB/ SAWGRASS. Adorable, 3BR/2BA,
in beautiful gated community at TPC.
Community pool, large den w/fireplace.
2 car garage, large screened-in porch.
$1295/mo. +deposit. 616-2429.
W. ATLANTIC BEACH Duplex,
2BR/1.5BA, $900/mo. East Coast Realty,
962-7766.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3/2 w/pool, privacy
fence, pets OK. $1400/mo., 376 Seminole
Rd., 613-6199.
JAX BEACH
37 Sandra Drive (corner 23rd Ave. So.)
3/1.5 house, large fenced yard, lawn serv-
ice included, garage, $1250/mo, $700 se-
curity deposit, Broker/ Owner, 249-8766
JAX BCH, 3/2 w/pool, walk to beach, ex-
cellent condition. Must see! $1595/mo.
728-7789.
LOVELY 1 BR house on intracoastal
$600/mo + deposit 285-3452.
JAX BEACH, Oceanview. Very nice
3BR/1.5BA, CH&A, WDHU, hardwood
floors, fireplace, screened porch, fenced
yard. $1600/mo. 891-0606.
PABLO BAY
4 bedroom, 3 baths, 2 car garage, 2800sf,
lake view, vaulted ceilings, f/p; like new, .
3 yrs. old; upscale community, 2 pools,
tennis, soccer, clubhouse, family park;
next to Mayo Clinic/ JTB, minutes to
beach, marina; Ponte Vedra, golf. Asking
$2150'mo : available now 19041349-3434
TIFFANY PINES. 3BR/2BA, hie floors, ga-
rage $1000/mo,992-2249 or 651 7177


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249-5611


ELEGANT 4BR/3.5BA +study! 2car ga-
rage, 3 levels w/elevator. End unit over-
looks pool, direct access to Beach Ave,
Cherry floors, granite, shutters, $3200/mo.
can lease purchase. (904)228-0088
www.61 beach.com

ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/1 BA, blocks to
beach, town center, & school. Renovated,
new tile throughout. $1330/mo. Includes
water, garbage, sewage. (904)704-1828
S. JAX BEACH, 3BR/1BA convenient to
schools & shopping! $900/mo., All South
Realty, 241-4141.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 3BR/2BA, $1050/mo.
New tile, large yard, 1 car garage.
(904)249-1878.
4BR/2BA, CLOSE to schools and beach,
1312 14th Ave. No., Jax Beach,
$1250/mo., 535-7220 or 249-1300.
JAX BEACH, 3/3/.5 TH, gorgeous up-
grades, flexible lease terms, $2850/mo.
Jacksonville Homefinders, 536-2349.
PONTE VEDRA gated, waterfront comm.
Granite kitchen, huge rooms, 5BR/4BA,
3400sf. Huge 19x19 bonus room w/full
bath. Scenic woods views on cul-de-sac.
Community dock, playground and pool.
$2795/mo. 881-0895.
PONTE VEDRA, 3/2/1, large fenced yard.
No smoking. Pets possible. $1300/mo.
273-5137 or 553-5413.
JAX BCH, extremely clean, 2/1.5 town-
home w/ all appliances & garage. 1 block
off ocean. $1300/mo. 285-6555,
614-8440.
3BR/2BA HOME in Neptune Beach,
CH&A, W/D. $1200/mo. 514-1090.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 2 blocks to beach;
3BR/1BA, W/D. No smoking. No dogs.
References & deposit. $1200/mo.,
(904)246-8367.
PONTE VEDRA Beach, East of A1A. 2/2,
gar., on lagoon, scr. lanai w/ jacuzzi. Avail.
now. $1325/mo. 285-9884.
PVB, 3/2 immaculate home, garage,
fenced back yard, screened porch, water-
front, quiet neighborhood, $1300/mo,
315-6558.
3BR/ 1.5BA, Ponte Vedra, close to Beach
& JTB, $1200/mo., 294-1114.
JAX BCH townhome, beautifully furnished
3/3.5 oceanside w/ view. 2 car gar. & gat-
ed. $2750/mo. 285-6551, 614-8440. -
4BR 3BA house, 6 blocks to beach, 3 yrs
old, oversized 2 car gar., $1400/mo. +se-
curity. No pets. Call 241-5251.
NEPTUNE BEACH, 2BR/2BA, Florida
Blvd. CH&A, W/D. $925/mo. 514-1090.
4BR 3.5BA plus office, WDHU, 2 kitchens,
3800sf. 972 Seabreeze Ave., Jax Bch.
$2500/mo. 465-4470.
FIRST STREET, Neptune Bch, 4BR/3BA,
w/ocean view, no pets. $2000/mo.
(904)534-7464.
JAX BEACH, 8BR/1.5BA, 1212 15th Aye.
No., $1250/mo. 710-2600, 534-3411.
3BR/ 2BA, 2000sf, giant family, Ig sun-
room, laundry room on 1/2 acre at beach.
Completely renovated inside. Incl. lawn
service. Enjoy beach living without being
cramped. Call Cindy at 241-5251.
$1400/mo.
ATLANTIC BEACH, 4BR/3BA, completely
remodeled, 6 blocks to beach, near park,
fenced yard, $1350/mo. 247-4527.
BEAUTIFUL 2300SF, lakefront, 3BR
+den, 2BA home w/.3 car garage in Jack-
sonville Golf and Country Club. $2200/mo.
Will consider rent to own. Also will consid-
er renting fully furnished for extra charge.
Contact 233-0303 for information.
ATLANTIC BEACH Townhouse. 39
Aquatic Dr. 3BR/2BA, $1050/mo. plus d'-
posit. 962-7412.
BEAUTIFUL 4/3 home in Pablo Bay, ne-r
JTB & Mayo Clinic. Large deck, play Pidt
and fenced in yard. $2200/mo., 982-8624
Call for appt.
PONTE VEDRA, unfurn. 2/2, fenced yard/
care incl. Lease $1050/mo. buy optibir.
280.4297
DANFORTH NEIGHBORHOOD. 3695
Eagle Ridge Dr 4BFL2 5BA, 2000st
$1495/mo. 4151 Tradewinds Dr.
$1495/mo. $1000/dep. 241-RENT br
733-3730.
ATLANTIC BEACH
3/2 duplex, $825/mo. ;
2/2 Townhome, $725/mo.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH
SO. JAX BEACH
2/1 duplex, W/D, yard service, $1095/mr.
2/1 duplex, upper unit $1195/mo .
CONSTITUTION COVE '
3/2, 1 car gar., 1700sf, $1495/mo. :
N. JAX BEACH
2/2 w/ bonus room, 1600sf, Avail 3/10.
$1050/mo.
PONTE VEDRA
THE PALMS
2/2, 1 car gar., $1250/mo.
ICW
KENSINGTON
3/2, 2 car gar., 1628sf, w/ yard service.
$1250/mo. Avail. 3/25
WATERLEAF
4/2, 2 car gar., 2000sf, $1395/mo.
Avail. 3/15.
COLLINSWOOD
3/2 house, 2 car gar., $1195/mo.
BISHOPS COURT
1/1 condo, $850/mo.
ASHLEY WOODS
4/3, avail. 3/10, $1450/mo.
4/2, $1250/mo.
HAWKINS COVE
4/2, $1395/mo., avail 4/1.
WYNNFIELD LAKES
4/2, $1595/mo.
DRAYTON PLACE
4/2, 2 car gar,, W/D, w/yard service
$1395/mo.
SUTTON LAKES
4/2.5, avail. 3/1, $1595/mo.
KERNAN FOREST
3/2.5,1 car gar, $1025/mo.
2/2, $950/mo.
SOUTHSIDE
SUMMER TREE
3/2, 2 car gar., $950/mo.
ARLINGTON
ARLINGWOOD
4/2, 2 car gar., $1300/mo.
MERRILL PINES
3/2, W/D, $1050/mo.
SOUTHLAND- OFF UNIVERSITY
3/2 house, $995/mo.
NORTH JACKSONVILLE
Nine 3 & 4 bedroom houses
Priced from $1195/mo & up.
HOME FINDER REALTY
241-5501 OR 221-1711.



MOTHER & DAUGHTER want furnished
guest cottage/ house/ apt. near Neptune/
Atlantic Beaches & Town Center for 6-7.
mo.s, while receiving treatments at Mayo;
Agreeable to caretaking/ housesitting:
(706)579-0414. Email:
murrayandme@earthlink.net.
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THE PALMS, 2/2, choice unit, great marsh
view. $1050/mo. or lease purchase option;
Avail. 4/1. (904)285-5592.
PVB. 2BR/2BA, w/fireplace, new applia0n
ces, washer/dryer, many amenities:
$950/mo. 472-0914.
EXCLUSIVE MIRAVISTA, Atlantic Blvd @
the Intracoastal Waterway. 3/4BR, 3.5BA;
approximately 2700sf. w/marina view. Re-
sort style living. $2450/mo. Includes 1-car
garage, water, sewer, cable, pool, spa,.
clubhouse, health club. Marina Walk, gat-
ed communityMarsh and marina views?
40' boat slip available. Call 463-2845. -
NEW WATERFRONT, West Beaches,
3/2, $1500/mo., 246-6444. -
PONTE VEDRA BCH Ocean Links,
2BR/2BA 1st floor, all amenities.
$1075/mo. (904)728-2003.


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Domes< <^ BEACH RENTALS
Unfurnished Homes Solano Cay PV Savannah Creek Kernan 4BR/2BA, gorgeous 5
Serena Point JB 3BR/3BA, new top floor Two story, two car garage, comm. pool. home, open floor plan, fenced backyard, wood
- condo, direct oceanfront views, amenities, 3BR/2.5BA, tile floors. $1350/mo. deck. $1300/mo.
garage. $3000/mo. 3BR/2.5BA, 1710sqft, screened porch. $1600/mo. Danforth Hodges 4BR/2BA, open floor plan,
o Sawmill Lakes PV 4BR/3BA, home has The Fountains PV 3BR/2.5BA, townhouse private backyard, 2 car garage, 2374 sqft, wood
covered lanai, lake views, private corner lot, w/wood floors,new carpet, enclosed tiled floors. $1800/mo.
2 car garage. $2200/mo. porch, lots of upgrades. $1250/mo. Windsor Parke -'Hodges 3BR/2.5BA, two story
430 9th Avenue N. JB 3BR/2.5BA, two Intracoastal West home w/deck, fireplace, enclosed porch, fenced
story home w/pool, fenced yard, hardwood Bishop's Court Hodges backyard. $1895/mo.
floors, 2 car garage. $2195/mo. 1BR/1BA, ground floor, spacious end unit w/ Unfurnished Condos
38 17th Street AB 3BR/2.5BA, steps to views, all appliances, amenities. $850/mo. Summer House PV 1BR/1BA. ground floor
ocean, newly renovated, 3 story townhouse Overlook Southside end unit, close to shopping, schools, beach. $725/
w/garage, wood floors, balconies. $1900/mo. 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/new carpet & paint, mo.
2212 S. Ocean Drive JB 3BR/3BA, 3 story upgrades, amenities. $975/mo. Palms at Marsh Landing JB
iq townhouse, 1 car garage, wood decks w/ocean Lakecrest Baymeadows 21BR/2BA, ground Screened porch, tile floors, amenities. 4
views. $1795/mo. floor w/attached garage,, screened porch, IBR/1BA. 3rd floor with garage. $850/mo.. 0
Fiddlers Marsh PV 3BR/2BA, home on private views. $995/mo. 2BR/2BA. 2nd floor, top/end unit, vaulted
lake w/screened porch, east of A1A, vaulted Avanti Kernan 2BR/2BA, ground floor ceilings. $1050/mo.
ceilings, 2 car garage. $1750/mo. condo, upgraded, screened porch, w/private 2BR/2BA, 2nd floor w/garage. $1100/mo.
S132 Ilth Ave S. JB 3BR/3.5BA, spacious 3 water views. $1000/mo. Grand Cay Villas PV 2BR/2BA, 3rd floor
story townhouse w/many balconies, garage. Wolf Creek Hodges 3BR/2BA,ground floor w/cathedral ceilings, screened porch, great
$1650/mo. w/lake views, screen porch, elevator, amenities. $1000/mo.
S342 19th St. AB 3BR/2BA, remodeled amenities. $1100/mo. Ocean Links PV
home w/private courtyard, wak to ocean, Point Meadows Place Gate Pkwy 2BR/2BA, ground floor w/fireplace, screened
garage. $1600/mo. 3BR/2BA. Newer top floor condos, porch, porch, amenities. $1100/mo
2033 Sandpiper Pt. NB 3BR/2BA, home elevator, preserve views, amenities, carport. Villas at Marsh Landing JB
has screened lanai, deck, new carpet & paint, $1100/mo Screened porch, amenities. 0
2 car garage. $1550/mo. IL Villagio Southside 2BR/2.5BA two story 2BR/2BA, 1st floor w/garage. $1100/mo.
' Oakbreeze Cove JB 3BR/2BA, home has condo w/upgrades throughout, screened porch, 3BR/2BA, 1st floor, end unit, $1200/mo.
large fenced yard, open floor plan, two car amenities. $1100/mo.
^ garage. $1500/mo. Brightwater Gate Pkwy 3BR/2.5BA, end lMAX COASTAL REAL ESTATE
Ponte Vedra Landing PV 3BR/2BA, home unit townhouse, screened porch, attached S ni S
w/open floor plan, 2 car garage, tile, new garage, club pool. $1200/mo. Shannon Smith
carpet, fenced backyard. $1400/mo. (904) 285-5640 %
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MARA VISTA, Atlantic Blvd. on Intracoast-
atl Waterway New luxury 3/3, 2100sf con-
do. Kitchen w/granite, stainless steel ap-
pliances & 42" cabinets. Oversized rooms,
large closets, huge screened lanai &
peaceful views. 1st floor w/backyard. All
appliances included. Garage w/storage.
Intracoastal waterfront, gated community
w/iool & fitness center. Minutes to Beach/.
Southside for easy commute to work,
malls & restaurants. 40' boat slip availa-
ble. $1695/mo., water included. (904)881-
0895.
OCEANFRONT ACQUILUS II. 3BR/3BA,
2124sf, w/private garage. $3000/mo. Call
Renee L. Baron, Inc. at 242-2821.
BEACH FRONT
AAAH BEAUTY ocean front luxury 2/2,
$1675/mo., 1-800-758-7658.
2BR/ 2.5BA condo completely renovated.
Lg screened patio, frplc., tile floors in com-
mon areas & bathrooms, granite counter-
tops in kitchen & baths. Pool, tennis & rac-
quetball courts. $1100/mo. 241-2054.
VILLAS AT Marsh Landing, 1BR/1BA,
marsh view 2nd floor, garage, $900/mo.
Lease/ purchase option, 536-7733.
OCEANFRONT CONDO Jax Beach. 1/1
totally remodeled & absolutely new. New
granite & cabinets in kitchen & bath. New
tile, paint, windows & appliances. Walk-in
custom closet with built-ins. Covered park-
ing. Water included, $1375/mo.,
(904)881-0895.
BEST RENTAL IN MIRA VISTA!
3BR/3BA Condo. $2200/mo. Go to
http://287798.rentclicks.com for details
Available 3/2007 (904)859-5754.
JAX BEACH, East of 3rd; furnished
1BR/1BA. Pool & free laundry. Small pets
OK. $950/mo. 477-4640.
3/3 NEW luxury oceanfront Costa Verano
Condo. Stone floors, granite counters,
light & airy. Sauna, steam, billiards room,
business center, workout facilities, hot tub
& pool. Owner subsidized. $3999/mo.
273-0125.
PONTE VEDRA Summer House.
2BR/2BA, $1050/mo.; 1st mo. $525,
(904)687-9371.
JAX BEACH, Palms at Marsh Landing,
2BR/2BA, gated community, screened
patio, lake view, newly remodeled, tile
floors, Berber carpet, new appliances,
W/D included, 2 pools, tennis court,
jacuzzi, tanning, beautiful fitness center,
clubhouse. Must see. $1195/mo.
(904)993-0567.
THE PALMS. Spacious Upscale 3BR/2BA
w/garage $1300/mo. Avail. 3/1. 242-9173.
PONTE VEDRA, Ocean Links, 3BR/2BA,
garage, water/ golf view, just steps to
pool, spacious and beautiful inside,
$1350/mo., available April. Please. call
(478)737-5588.
ATLANTIC BCH, 1/2 block to ocean, fur-
nished 3/2 ground floor, pool. 247-1049 or
608-4325.
PONTE VEDRA- Grand Cay 2/2 1st floor.
No stairs, new carpet/ tile, gated,
$1085/mo. (904)994-2825.
PV/B. OCEAN Grove, gated. 2BR/2BA, 1st
floor, resort amenities. (904)273-5195.
A1A/JTB NEW 3/2.5 condo. 1868 sf, full
afnenities, covered parking, walk to shops,
dtiing. $1825/mo. Realtor/ Owner (904)-
307-5688.
PALMS CONDO, gated, 2BR/2BA,
$1Q50/mo. Call 838-1565.
ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC city, river,
sunset views from this new 2/2 high on the
18th floor, San Marco Place, upgraded
w/many amenities,$1650/mo, 463-0343.
ATLANTIC BCH- 2BR/2BA, 1 block from
ocean, $1100/mo, 221-4696.
BRAND NEW, gorgeous condominium,,
3BR/3.5BA, looking over Intracoastal,
Marina San Pablo. (904)955-1357.
PO.NTE VEDRA. Walk To Beach. Furnish-
ed 1BR/1BA, water-to-golf view, pool,
tennis. $1250/mo. includes utilities. 3
mnuth minimum. (904)396-9544 or
(93D4)608-0962 .
O6fEANRON.T,-,2BR/2BA;-601 .S. 1st St.,
6X r floor- furnished/ unfurnished".Available
immediately. 465-4101.
PVB/ SAWGRASS TPC 3/2 patio home,
fufly remodeled, large deck in back yard.
Pest control and lawn service included.
$f350/mo. 904-962-0197.


JAX BEACH, Seeking Roommate.
$400/mo. +1/3 utilities. Call 588-5684.
ROOMMATE WANTED, Kernan/ Beach
area. 2BR/2BA from 3/1/07 thru 8/31/07.
Fully furnished, W/D, cable, all amenities.
$606/mo. all utilities included. No deposit.
Contact Brian at (904)521-8871.
FEMALE ROOMATE to share 3 bedroom
condo in South Jacksonville Beach.
Gated community, marshview, fireplace, 2
pools, clubhouse. No criminal background.
$750/mo. (904)514-5684.
ROOMMATE WANTED Jax Beach.
3BR/2BA home. Near Ocean. $600/mo.
247-8913.
PROFESSIONAL WOMAN looking for
roommate in Ponte Vedra Lakes. Must
see, private master bath, lake view,-
$500/mo. includes water and maid serv-
ice, 607-0782.



MIRA VISTA Looking for roommate to
share new condo. Must be clean, neat.
$650/mo.+ 1/3 utilities, & fees, 463-2845.
JB, FURNISHED room, all utilities (cable,
internet, phone). $125/wk. (904)314-7901.
ROOM for rent in attractive home on wa-
terfront. Close to the beach, all utilities
incl. Avail. March 1st $470/mo. 221-4117.
OFF MAYPORT Road, close to beach,
$440/mo with utilities, $100 deposit,
923-6482.
ROOM FOR RENT, $380/mo. Responsi-
ble, Non smoker. 247-2818.



OFFICE SPACE for lease. Up to 1500sf +
garage option. 314 14th Ave. N. Jax
Beach. Available April 1st. 904-249-6890.
FULLY BUILT out office spaces on Beach
Blvd. in Jax Bch. 2 spaces 1350 & 1800sf.
Jonathan 866-6937.


MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS lease an al-
ready built out Medical Suite at a great
Solana Rd. location in the heart of Ponte
Vedra. You will save over $150,000 on in-
terior improvements. The facility includes
the waiting area, reception/ records office,
exam rooms, offices, restrooms, x-ray
room, 400 amp electric service and park-
ing, all ready to occupy in 3902 sq. ft. Best
of all, this is immediately available at sub-
stantially below market rates. Before you
buy or build call 398-7350 for information.
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Warehouse for
lease, 3629sf. Close to marina & inter-
coastal waterway. Office included. Com-
pletely fenced, large parking lot.
(770)929-1721, (678)525-0854.
WAREHOUSE, WORKSHOP, Office
Space stArting at $500/mo. 514-1090,
247-5334.


FREE TO loving home, Jack Russell Ter-
rier, male, all shots, 1.5yrs old, black &
tan. (904)994-0362.
FREE CATS and Kittens to approved
homes. Call 242-0224.
DOBERMAN MIX female, one year old;
needs lots of love and room to roam. Free
to only a good home, 381-9567.


MIN PIN, 4 mos. old, black & tan,, 1 fe-
male, 2nd set of shots, parents on site,
$400, 993-0990.
RED NOSED kick Bulldog, full blooded,
no papers, male, 4 months old, best cash
offer. Call Michael 381-9567.
YORKIE PUPS AKC, males only. Dam on
premises. born 12/29/06. $700-900
(904)504-4362.
BULL DOG & Doberman mix, very playful,
healthy, good watchdogs, 6 weeks old and
weaned, $150 each, 381-9567.
JACK RUSSELL l 6mIr.e 6 m-.rnir, Ci.d ll 31
stots, cute-& '-..al"e 13-5 2'41.'707
AMERICAN BULLDOG Puppies, 8wks,
beautiful, huge heads. $400 OBO.
(904)483-8345.


OPEAN FRONT, 2BR/2BA, unfurnished
No pets.1 year lease. Available 3/1 FOUND PARAKEET Atlantic Beach Tues
$600/rmo., 241-0493. 2/20. Call 246-4544 betw 9am-9pm to ID.


P VB WALK/ bike beach. Large 2BR/2BA
w arage, FP & W/D. Excellent.
$1 25/mo. (904)635-6375.
1IR/2BA CONDO, 221 13th Ave. No, Jax
Beach, 2 blocks off ocean. No pets. Appli-
ances included; W/D; free water & sewer,
community pool. $1200/mo. + $1200'de-
posit. Available now. Call 246-3068.
AAAH BEAUTY oceanfront luxury 2/2,
$1675/mo., 1-800-758-7658.
OCEAN FRONT, 2/2, all tile, granite,
stainless appliances, furnished or unfur-
nished, $1850/mo. Jacksonville Homefind-
ers, 536-2349.
MARSH LANDING/ The Palms, 2/2,
$1050/mo. Ponte Vedra/ Ocean Grove,
3/2 $1150/mo., 2/2 $1095/mo., 1/1
$850/mo. Jax Beach/ Northshore 3/2, 7th
floor condo, Ocean View $2800/mo.
Realty Executives, Ponte Vedra.
904-249-7676.
EXECUTIVE RENTAL (BEACHES)
Fully furnished, 2BR/2BA, all inclusive
electric, cable). Short/Long term.
$1500/mo. 535-3911.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/2BA, marshview condo,
The Palms $1275/mo. Full amenities.
(904)422-2338.
OCEANFRONT, 1BR/1BA, unfurnished,
pool, 2nd floor corner unit, newly remod-
eled and beautiful. All new appliances,
corian counters, cabinets and floors. No
pets. 1 parking space. $1399/mo.
(904)463-1036.
JAX BEACH, 1BR/1BA very nice condo.
Tiled floors, washer/ dryer, all appliances,
$875/mo. 249-0894.
JAX BEACH, 2BR/2BA condo, 4 blocks to
ocean. Fireplace, W/D. $1050/mo.
(904)742-6423.
SUMMERHOUSE PVB, 2BR/2BA,
1032sf, WDHU, 1 year lease + 1 month
security. Cats OK, $1045/mo. Call Melissa
(858)243-3003.


BEAUTIFUL 3 BR house, walk to ocean,
restaurants. $1750/mo. 993-3226.
OCEANFRONT- FURNISHED & unfur-
nished homes & condos! From $500 per
week! All South Realty, 241-4141.
OCEAN ISLE, NC. Rent new, beautiful,
private oceanfront home. Close to Myrtle
Beach and historic Wilmington. Perfect for
larger group retreat. www.Cha-
teauDeChef.com, (910)579-2800.
S.-JAX Bch. 2BR, fully furnished, ocean-
front condo. Monthly/ Weekly. 241-0267.
www.rentjacksonvillebeach.com
OCEANFRONT RENTAL
4BR/4BA, weekly, monthly, yearly. Call
(904)249-8269.



ATLANTIC BCH responsible roommate to
share house, non-smoking, private bath,
$550/mo. 728-0393.
SEEKING ROOMMATE, Ponte Vedra
area. $575/mo. Deposit negotiable, non-
smoker. 704-0598.
NON-DRAMATIC, CLEAN living? Seeking
responsible, respectable roommate
$4.25/mo. includes utilities, 333-2624.
ROOMMATE FOR 3BR/2BA, Jax Beach.
$550/mo +deposit, includes utilities
(904)249-1890.
FURNISHED MASTER Bedroom. Nep-
tune Beach, private bath. Non-smoker.
$675/mo. 403-5734.
SENIOR LADY has apartment to share at
Beach Blvd. & 9A, $450/mo. +half utilities;
2BR/2BA, W/D, cable, Net, & phone. Call
338-2039.


HOMELESS PETS for adoption- Cats &
dogs. 246-3600.


ESTABLISHED GARDEN & Craft Show
has openings for several additional gar-
den/ outdoors related crafters & specialty
growers. Excellent attendance & location.
Don't miss this opportunity. More info, call
Teresa at (904)829--2273.
WHAT DESTROYS Relationships? An-
swer pg 446 Buy and Read Dianetics by
L. Ron Hubbard Send $8.00 to: Hubbard
Dianetics Foundation, 3102 N. Habana
Ave., Tampa FL 33607 (813)872-0722.


DIVORCE $275-$350. Covers children,
etc. Only one signature required Excludes
govt. fees! Call weekdays (800)462-2000
ext.600. (8am-6pm) Alta Divorce, LLC.
Established 1977.
DIVORCE AMERICAN STYLE! Uncon-
tested divorce papers. Without Kids (while
you wait) With kids (a little longer) Since
1981/ by appt. only (904)641-2187.



PUBLIC NOTICE

The Board of Adjustment for the City of
Jacksonville Beach, Florida will meet and
hold public hearings on Wednesday,
March 21, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. in the
Council Chambers, located at ,11. North
3rd Street, Jacksonville Beach to consid-
er the following variance applications:
BOA 06-100282 City of Jacksonville
Beach Land Development Code Sec-
tion: 34-337 (e)(1) e, for 39% lot coverage
in lieu of 35% maximum to allow for a new
single family dwelling, for property locat-
ed at 1650 South 6th Street, more specif-
ically, Lot E, Block 4, Sea Side Park.

A copy of the above referenced applica-
tion(s) is available for review in the office
of the Planning and Development Depart-
ment, 11 North 3rd Street, during normal
business hours (M-F, 8a-5p).
Board of Adjustment
City of Jacksonville Beach

NOTICE
If a person decides to appeal any decision
by the Board of Adjustment with respect to
any matter considered at any meeting,
such person may need a record of the
proceedings, and, for such purpose, such
person may need to ensure that a verba-
tim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
based.
The public is encouraged to speak on Is-
sues on this Agenda that concern them.
Anyone who wishes to speak should sub-
mit the request to the recording secretary
prior to the beginning of the meeting.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statutes, persons with disabilities
needing special accommodation to partici-
pate in this meeting should contact the
Planning and Development Department
no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day preced-
ing the meeting.
BL 2/28/07


Florida 1982; The personal property
consisting of clothes, personal items and
household goods of:
Jim Lennie Unit 212 and 213
Will be sold or otherwise disposed of at
11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 3, 2007, to
satisfy lien(s) for past due rent(s).
Disposition will take place at: THE
STORAGE BIN, 1001 13th Ave. S.,
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250. THE
STORAGE BIN reserves the right to
reject any and all Section 1, Part IV of
Chapter 83, Laws of bids.
BL 2/23, 2/28/07

AUCTION NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the
"Self Storage Facility Act", Florida Statutes
Section 1, Part IV of Chapter 83, Laws of
Florida 1982; the personal property con-
sisting of clothing, personal items and
household goods of:
Judyann W. Evelyn, Atlantic Beach, C333,
10x15, misc. boxes, furniture.
Kelly Gates, Jacksonville, Al19, 10x20,
misc. boxes.
Timothy Barker, Jacksonville, D423,
10x20, furniture, tools, misc. boxes.
Yolanda Macon, Jacksonville Beach,
A092, 10x10, misc. boxes, furniture.
Eugene Bailey, Jacksonville Beach, B261,
5x15, misc. furniture, boxes.
Drew Miller, Atlantic Beach, A124, 10x20,
clothing.
Drew Miller, Atlantic Beach, D443, 5x10,
misc. boxes.
Will be sold or otherwise disposed of at
10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 17, 2007, to
satisfy lien(s) for past due rent(s) cost and
fees. Disposition will take place at: Pan
Am Mini Storage, 2383 Mayport Rd., At-
lantic Beach, FL 32233. Pan Am Mini
Storage reserves the right to reject any
and all bids and establish minimum bids to
compensate for all costs.
BL 2/28, 3/7/07
NOTICE OF
PUBLIC HEARINGS
CITY OF ATLANTIC BEACH

Notice is hereby given the City Commis-
sion of Atlantic Beach, Florida will hold a
Public Hearing in City Hall, 800 Seminole
Road, at 7:15 p.m. on Monday, March 12,
2007 for the purpose of hearing and con-
sidering the views of the public concerning
the following proposed ordinance:
ORDINANCE NO. 20-07-83
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OP-
ERATING BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF
ATLANTIC BEACH, FLORIDA FOR FIS-
CAL YEAR BEGINNING OCTOBER 1,
2006 AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30,
2007
The full text of the above ordinance is
available for public inspection in the office
of the City Clerk.
All persons interested are notified to be
present at the time and place listed above
and they shall be heard. If any person de-
cides to appeal any decision at any meet-
ing or hearing, he will need a record of the
proceedings, and for such purpose he
may need to ensure that a verbatim record
of the proceedings is made, which record
shall include the testimony and evidence
upon which appeal is to be based.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, persons needing a special
accommodation to participate in these
proceedings should contact the City
Clerk's office at 247-5809, or at City Hall,
800 Seminole Road.

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Planning Commission for the City of
Jacksonville.Beach, Florida will meet and
hold a public hearing on Monday, March
12, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council
Chambers, located at 11 North 3rd Street,
Jacksonville Beach to consider the follow-
ing three applications:
PCJO3.07 Condilional Use approval for
cuiow c'..r i,-l.aur iri *alr.g n a Commer-
cial General: C-2 zoning district, pursuant
to Section 34-343 (d)(14) of the Jackson-
ville Beach Land Development Code. The
property is located at 1200 Beach Blvd,
more specifically described as tenant
number 1234 (Firehouse Subs).
PC#04-07 Concept Plan for Plat -
Lamplight Subdivision
Concept plat for a proposed ten lot, sin-
gle-family residential subdivision of a 2.6
acre parcel located at 2115 North 12th
Avenue in a Residential, Single-Family:
RS-2 zoning district. The lots would be
served by a new public cul-de-sac street.
PC#05-07 Concept Plan for Plat -
Seagate Shores, Phase II
Concept plat for a proposed twelve lot,
single-family residential subdivision of a
1.5 acre parcel located at 125 North
,Marsh Area in a Residential, Single-Fami-
ly: RS-1 zoning district. The lots would be
served by a new public cul-de-sac street
off of the north side of Seagate Avenue,
east of the Pablo Creek marsh.
The above referenced applications are
available for review in the office of the
Planning and Development Department,
City Hall, 11 North 3rd Street, during nor-
mal business hours (M-F, 8am-5pm).
Planning Commission
City of Jacksonville Beach

NOTICE
If a person decides to appeal any decision
by the Board of Adjustment with respect to
any matter considered at any meeting,
such person may need a record of the
proceedings, and, for such purpose, such
person may need to ensure that a verba-
tim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
based.
The public is encouraged to speak on is-
sues on this Agenda that concern them.
Anyone who wishes to speak should sub-
mit the request to the recording secretary
prior to the beginning of the meeting.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Flori-
da Statutes, persons with disabilities
needing special accommodation to partici-
pate in this meeting should contact the
Planning and Development Department
no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day preced-
ing the meeting.

BL 2/28/07


REWARD FOR return of lost black wallet
& Palm Treo Phone in beaches area. Call
242-0200.
SCHWINN BIKE found near Fletcher High
School. Call to identify 333-7550.


PIANO LESSONS
All levels, styles & ages. Will come to your
home. Piano Tuning also available.
241-4954, 655-3300.
AIRLINES ARE hiring Train for high pay-
ing Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA ap-
proved program. Financial aid ifqualified -
Job placement assistance. Call Aviation
Institute of Maintenance (888)349-5387
ATTEND COLLEGE online from home.
Medical, Business, Paralegal, Computers,
Criminal Justice. Job placement assis-
tance. Computer provided. Financial aid if
qualified. (866)858-2121 www.OnlineTide-
waterTech.com.
AMERICA'S DRIVING Academy Start
your driving career today Offering cours-
es in CDL A. Low tuition fee! Many pay-
ment options No registration feel
(866)889-0210 info@americasdrivingaca-
demy.com.
DRIVER: DON'T just start your career.
Start it right.! Company sponsored CDL
training in 3 weeks. Must be 21. Have
CDL? Tuition reimbursement CRST.
(866)917-2778.


HEAVY EQUIPMENT Operator training for
employment: Bulldozers, Backhoes, Load-
ers, Dump Trucks, Graders, Scrapers, Ex-
cavators; National Certification, Job Place-
ment Assistance; Associated Training
Services (800)251-3274 www.equipmen-
toperator.com



BATHROOM TECHS
& CUSTODIAN
Self motivated, fast moving, flexible, multi-
task person. Must be able to follow di-
rections. Reliable transportation a must.
6pm-10:30pm, or later. Call Debbie after
2pm. 285-3400, ext. 3352. DFWP.
SMALL ALF in Atlantic Beach seeks part-
time 3pm-11pm staff. Please call Gloria at
249-3233. EOE
DRIVER
Part time Driver at our premier retirement
community. Must have ability to help set-
up and/ or break-down for special events.
Must have flexible schedule and have a C
CDL Passenger Endorsement License.
Come join a great team! Excellent bene-
fits. Applications at Fleet Landing Security
Gate, One Fleet Landing Blvd. Atlantic
Beach, FL; Fax to 904-246-9447; email to
jobs@fleetlanding.com. Website: fleet-
landing.com. EOE/ Drug Free Workplace.
WEEKEND RECEPTIONIST for onsite re-
al estate office. Saturday 10am- 6pm,
Sunday 12-6pm. Answer phones, greet
customers, experienced w/ Microsoft &
Excel. Must be high energy & outgoing.
Please fax resume to Lifestyle Realtors
904-273-7312.
LITTLE EXPLORERS' Preschool in Atlan-
tic Beach is now hiring a Full Time infant
room teacher and part time afternoon as-
sistants. Pay is based on experience.
Benefits available after 2 weeks. Please
call April at 241-7075.
OCEAN LIFEGUARD. City of Atlantic
Beach. $9.98/hr. starting; $10.88/hr. with
First Responder. Returning lifeguards pay
will vary depending on prior service. Must
complete 500 meter pool swim in 10
minutes or less, a 1/2 mile ocean swim/
run and be at least 16 years of age by
5/12/07. Must report to Fletcher Sr. High
Pool on 3/17/07 at 9am; or 3/31/07 at 9am
for mandatory testing. If hired, must suc-
cessfully complete a City provided 48 hour
ocean lifeguard program and a 45 hour
FDOT First Responder Program. Applica-
tion form & testing info available at 800
Seminole Rd. or visit www.coab.us or call
(904)247-5820. No new hire smokers or
tobacco users. Physical and Drug testing
conducted. EOE.
BEACHES AREA, general house cleaning
work, 9am-1pm every Thursday., Must
have own transportation. $8/hr. 223-5211.
BONO'S BBQ in Neptune Bch. is accept-
ing applications for Servers, Cashiers &
Cooks. Apply in person between 9-11am
or 2-3pm, 1307 Atlantic Blvd.
COUNTER HELP, Ponte Vedra area,
PT/FT, mornings &/or afternoons. Call
285-5644.
REAL ESTATE LICENSEE WANTED
for part-time assistant position. Send your
resume- to ClareBerr@aol.com
(subline:assistant) or fax to 285-4456.
RETAIL POSITION available for beach
boutique, 12-15hr/wk. Fax resume with
salary requirements and availability,
220-3688.
INSURANCE/ BILLING Coordinator. Busy
beaches pediatric practice has immediate
opening. Minimum one year recent office
experience in all of the following: charge
posting, payment entry, A/R, filing insur-
ance. Competative salary/ flexible sched-
ule. 236-9783
GREEN FROG PEST PREVENTION
Office Secretary, data entry and computer
experience, typing skills, good telephone
skills. Apply at 159 19th St. No., Jax
Beach, 242-9002.


ADULT DAY Care in Atlantic
part-time staff member. Nc
weekends. Please call
S249-1984. EOE
TEACHER W/BACHELOR'S
VPK summer 10 week pro
within: Beaches Academy, 1'
Rd. 246-3885.


P/T ADMINISTRATIVE Assistant in ener-
getic environment in financial services.
Excellent MS Office, writing, organization-
al, and people skills experience required.
St John's Town Center area. Email
pmckellop@fscadvisor.com or fax
(904)242-8002.
PART-TIME HAIR Stylist w/clientele, high
commission. Call 249-3011.


FRONT DESK/ Office Manager for Inter-
nal & Holistic medical office. Responsibili-
ties include answering phones, booking
appointments, marketing, public relations
and supporting M.D. Excellent written, ver-
bal and interpersonal communication skills
and computer skills required. Experience
in marketing and sales a plus. Must be en-
thusiastic, dependable and consistent. No
phone calls please. Fax resume with refer-
ences (904)246-3778.
REAL ESTATE ADMINISTRATOR
position available in a fast-paced office at
the beach. Candidates must have excel-
lent computer skills including Microsoft
Word, Excel, Publisher and other internet
based systems. Must be able to multi-task
in a highly detail oriented work routine.
Real Estate background required. Please
fax your resume to Carol. Hill at
(904)296-0846.
COOK POSITION, F/T & P/T available,
Monkey's Uncle Tavern. Apply in person:
1850 S. 3rd St. J.B.
HOME CLEANERS full-time/ part-time, re-
liable car & phone, $10-$12 per hour, call
223-5033.

FT/PT, Sales People needed. Apply at
Sea Shells and Coral, 230 North Board-
walk.
F/T HOUSEKEEPER. Energetic, self-mo-
tivated individual needed. Apply in person,
Ashford Court Assisted Living, 1700 The
Greens Way, Jax Bch. Must enjoy working
with the elderly. DFWP/ EOE.
LULU'S WATERFRONT GRILLE
Line cooks needed for high volume intra-
coastal waterway Restaurant, good pay
working w/great staff, as seen in February
issue of Southern Living Magazine.
285-0139.

*BEACH DRIVERS*
Taxi Drivers needed to work Beach and
Intercoastal areas, at least 23 yrs. old,,
good driving record. Call 249-0360.
AGENTS
THINK there is a better way to sell real es-
tate. There is! Motivated agents are need-
ed to handle our huge volume of listing
calls. National company with proven track
record, immediate openings at Beaches &
Southside areas. Send e-mail to
ladyleel 0@clearwire.net.
DIRTY BLONDE Salon. Tired of the salon
your at? Sick of service charges? We offer
up to 60% with no service charges & cool
place to work! Experienced stylists need
only apply! High traffic salon with huge
growth potential. 241-HAIR.
DENTAL ASSISTANT
Experienced, 1 fulltime, 1 part-time. Ponte
Vedra. Call or fax resume to: 285-3128.
RECEPTION/ CUSTOMER Service posi-
tion, 8:30am-5pm, M-F, Jax Bch office.
Need excellent people skills. Please fax
resume to 904-246-9008.
CLASS-A CDL Drivers. Now Hiring OTR &
local drivers- New equipment; Great bene-
fits; Premium pay package. Call Oakley
Transport, (877)882:6537.
CARPENTERS- INTERIOR Trim. Must
have tools, transportation and experience.
Call 477-9306 or fax resume to
1-877-202-2213.
SCAFFOLD ERECTORS, Iron Workers,
Carpenters (all types) and Laborers. Apply
in person: 203 S. 3rd St.,Jax Beach,
(904)249-8147. or 1840 Southside Blvd.
Suite 1A, (904)726-5661.


Beach seeks SUBWAY BEACH BLVD.
Nights, no Now hiring Managers, Asst. Managers,
Heather at and Shift leaders. Competitive pay, great
,... ',-' |.- wojkI.p.l' ifeTr_ nt. A, ipl lr,,p',r.on r..hF-.,
Degree, for 9:0P am o 1:00 am.
igram. Apply Subwa .
725 Penman 1067 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville Beach, FL


LIFEGUARD LIEUTENANT
Neptune Beach Public Safety Department
is accepting applications for Lifeguard
Lieutenant. 6-years or more life guarding
experience. First Responder, EMT prefer-
red. Emergency vehicle operation certifi-
cation a plus. Supervisory experience pre-
ferred. Apply at: Neptune Beach Public
Safety Dept.. 200 Lemon Street, Neptune
Beach. Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm. NO PHONE
CALLS. Deadline: April 6,2007. AA/EEOC
P/T WEEKEND Receptionist. Hardage-
Giddens Funeral Home on St.Johns Bluff.
Computer literate, professional appear-
ance. Start $8.25/hr Jennifer Crews @
641-9755. M/F/DN/DFWP.


TAYLOR LANE and Company Day Spa
hiring Hair Stylist and Esthetician, rent or
commission, health insurance and paid
vacation. Call Pamie Taylor 246-5263.
HOUSEKEEPERS NEEDED Immediately.
Flexible hours, no weekends, excellent
pay. Transportation & phone required.
591-5901, 514-1188.
BEACH LOCATION Administrative Assis-
tant, Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce.
Strong written and oral communication
skills, excellent problem solver, MS Office
Products, attention to detail, organization-
al skills. Must be able to work flexible
hours. Submit resume to: meredith.con-
nell@myjaxchamber.com


PRN SPEECH Pathologist- licensed for FRAMING CARPENTER with some roof-
school age children at Beaches school. ing experience needed. Muust have relia-
Excellent salary, 247-1251. ble transportation. 476.7279.


SERVERS
PART-TIME evenings in our maih dining
room. Flexible schedule. Some holidays
and weekends necessary. Experience
preferred. Students welcome. Great work
environment. Applications at Fleet Land-
ing Security Gate, One Fleet Landing
Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL; Fax to (904)246-
9447; email to: jobs@fleetlanding.com
Website: fleetlanding.com. EOE/ Drug-
Free Workplace.
OFFICE ASSISTANT needed with friend-
ly, professional phone voice and attention
to detail. Flexible hours, computer sawy.
Knowledge of ACT, Excel, and Word. Self-
starter. Located in Ponte Vedra. Call 285-
5855.
KMART- NEPTUNE Beach. Now hiring,
Part-time. Apply online: Mykmart.com

LIFE GUARDS
Neptune Beach Public Safety Department
is accepting applications for Lifeguards.
Must be 16 yoa or older, must pass Drug
Screening test and Pre-employment Phys-
ical Agility Test. First Responder or Multi-
Media First Aid a plus. Current ID and So-
cial Security Card required. Apply at: Nep-
tune Beach Public Safety Dept.. 200 Lem-
on Street, Neptune Beach. Mon.-Fri.,
9am-5pm. NO PHONE CALLS. Applica-
tion Forms cannot be mailed Deadline:
April 6, 2007. AA/EEOC
P/T SECURITY Position available for
weekend 24hr. security. Vicar's Landing.
Also other shifts when needed. Security li-
cense not required. EOE/ drug free work
place. Call 285-1055.
NEEDED RESPONSIBLE people to do
mystery shopping in your local areas.
Must be at least 21 years old with own car
and email. Pay varies as to clientele. If in-
terested please email us at
Theshoprite@triad.rr.com or phone (336)
595-1107
PART-TIME ACCOUNTING
PART-TIME PONTE Vedra, AR Clerk po-
sition. Must have AR experience to in-
clude collections. Requires fast learner
and well organized. Email resume to:
khorne@cntre.com EOE
JANITORIAL HELP needed, late nights,
early mornings; must have car and phone,
273-2761.
PICTURE FRAMER needed -part time.
(904)662-4863


FRAMING CARPENTERS, G.C. Superin-
tendent for established company. Drug
free work place. Benefits. 241-2721.
DRIVER- BYNUM Transport needs quali-
fied drivers for Central Florida Local & Na-
tional OTR positions. Food grade tanker,
no hazmat, no pumps, great benefits,
competitive pay & new equipment.
(866)GO-BYNUM. Need 2 years experi-
ence.
THE INN at Mayo Clinic seeking F/T & P/T
Housekeepers. Apply in person, 4400 San
Pablo Rd. 9am-5pm ask for Soraya at
Front Desk.
MARKETING MANAGER/ Graphics De-
signer for commercial real estate co. Must
be excellent communicator with knowl-
edge of Illustrator & Photoshop. Email re-
sume to: Jonathan@ashmanleasing.com
CORPORATE SAFETY DIRECTOR
needed for Industry Leading Auto Trans-
portation Company. We offer an excellent
pay & benefits package to qualified candi-
dates. Applicants must perform with con-
sistent accuracy and possess the ability to
manage crisis and emergency situations.
Extensive Interstate Trucking DOT back-
ground and experience with a proven
track record is essential. Email Resume:
Inazworth@atclogistics.com
SERVER AND experienced Bartender
needed. Please apply in person, M-F,
10:30am-2pm, Giovanni's, 1161 Beach
Blvd., Jax Beach.
SUBWAY
NOW HIRING All shifts, all positions. Ap-
ply in person Monday Friday, 9am-11am
or 2pm-5pm. Ask about our 90 day sign-
on bonus.
SUBWAY- 2292 MAYPORT ROAD
CARPET CLEANER needed, Jacksonville
area. $12/hr., full time. Call 800-252-1145
and ask for Jeff, ext. 6009.
LINE COOKS. Please apply in person to
Giovanni's, M-F, 11am-2pm, 1161 Beach
Blvd.
SAFE HARBOR Seafood Restaurant, next
to Sun Cruz in Historic Mayport, has sev-
eral positions available. Must be a multi-
tasker with great people sAills. Fun, fast
paced job; benefits with good pay. Look-
ing for restaurant background help. Day
hours/ midday hours to 9pm. Closed Sun-
days. Apply in person to Michelle, 4378
Ocean St., #3.
LIQUOR STORE Clerk, Bartender, Door
Person, Must be able to work days,
nights, weekends, and holidays. Must
pass drug test and background check.
Call Robert @ 465-0149.
EXPERIENCED FLOORING SALES
PERSON. Mainly Beaches area. Fax re-
sume 247-9036.
BREAKFAST COOK. Summer position at
a Guest Ranch in the Colorado Rockies.
Contact Phil (970)887-3344.
REMODELING LEAD Carpenter, min.
5yrs remodeling exp. Tools, truck, referen-
ces. Reputable beach G.C. 247-2274.
TODDLER TEACHER, F/T, hours may
vary. Salary depends on experience. Ap-
ply within: Beaches Academy, 1725 Pen-
man Rd. 246-3885.


FULL-TIME HAIR Stylist w/clientele, high
commission. Call 249-3011.
QUALITY PAINTERS wanted. Must have
own phone & transportation. New con-
struction. 614-4188..
BEACHES CAR Wash- full time help
needed, Wages negotiable+ tips. Benefits
Avail. Apply in person, 1401 Beach Blvd.
CUSTOMER ASSISTANTS, (F/T & P/T)
needed for health oriented retail setting
$8.50/hr to start + bonuses. 242-0800.
DRIVERS ACT now! 21 CDL-A Drivers
needed 36-43cpm/$1.20pm. $0 lease
New trucks CDL-A + 3 mos OTR.
(800)635-8669.
PHONE CONSULTANTS needed, in-
bound calls, $800-$1500/week income,
salary plus commission. Phone sales ex-
perience a must. Call for interview
(904)207-7757 ask for Tiffany.

PAINTERS
EXPERIENCED PAINTERS wanted. Must
have own tools & transportation. Neatness
& dependability a must. Phone Larry He-
ise Painting, 247-3644.
OFFICE PERSONNEL needed for printing
company. Prefer printing or copying expe-
rience, entry level. Apply at 640 N. 3rd St.
JB.
NEED EXPERIENCED servers & line
cooks. Apply in person, 725-12 Atlantic
Blvd., Po' Boys Creole Cafe.
THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE BEACH
employs individuals in a variety of posi-
tions. For a listing of current opportunities
please visit us in person 11 N. 3rd St.,
2nd floor, send an email to:
personnel@jaxbchfl.net, or visit our
website www.JacksonvilleBeach.org
Drug free work environment, EOE, VP.


Lawn service seeks individual to perform
dependable quality work. Excellent pay &
overtime available. Crew Leaders wanted.
Perschel Brothers Services, Inc. 246-
0967.

SERVERS
FULL-TIME (Split Shift) in our main dining
room. Must be available weekends. Holi-
days a must. Experinece preferred. Great
benefits and work environment. Applica-
tions at Fleet Landing Security Gate, One
Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL;
Fax to (904)246-9447; email to:
jobs@fleetlanding.com Website: fleet-
landing.com. EOE/ Drug-Free Workplace.
NOW HIRING Hair Stylist Good pay.
Please call 821-4845.
TAXI DRIVERS Wanted. Clean driving re-
cord required. Call April, 246-9999.

CNA'S
NEEDED for home health & area hospi-
tals. To apply visit our website @
www.nfhsonline.com or apply in person,
North Florida Health Services, 710 3rd St.
N., Jax Bch. 241-1656.
ADMIN. ASSISTANT Cheerful, profes-
sional appearing person. $9/hr. Full or part
time. Fax resume to 241-4144 or apply in
person at All South Realty, Inc., 3090 So.
3rd St., Jax Beach.
$300 HIRING BONUS. D-Licensed Secur-
ity Officers needed to work upscale gated
communities and condominiums in Jax
and Ponte Vedra Beach. Apply in person
at: First Coast Security Services, 1 Inde-
pendent Dr. #117 (Modis Bldg.), Jax, FL
32202 (904)598-1993
www.firstcoastsecurityonline.com
HOUSEKEEPERS MONDAY-FRIDAY.
Seeking responsible reliable individuals.
Must be bondable. Serious inquiries only.
Leave msg at 716-8824.
OPTOMETRY, West Beaches, Front
desk, customer service, all office aspects.
Friendly personality, ability to multi-task,
bookkeeping, PC, medical office experi-
ence a plus. Fax resume to 221-6504.
SEA TOW, a marine towing business, is
looking for a full time Office Manager/ Dis-
patcher for their Mayport location. Must be
able to work weekends and 3 days during
the week. We are willing to train you at
dispatching, but knowledge of Jackson-
"*i]11,c':_, 31'' raie ,':3 '.'V,?h.vouio bs rieneiicial '; lu
..must possess go.,d ...jrrp.,i-, ii:. l .
'pe at least 50wprrn, .ar.. De .er, c.uigorng
and a good communicator. Work environ-
ment is very casual. $12.00 an hour to
start. Call Kim at 220-7500 or fax resume
to 220-7969 for consideration.
SOUTH BEACH SALON has chair rental
available. Call Jerry, 673-3639.
FOOD PREP/ Van Driver position. F/T,
$7.75/hr. Apply within: Beaches Academy,
1725 Penman Rd. 246-3885.
FLOOR TECH
Full Time in Housekeeping Department at
a Premier Retirement Community. Floor
experience required. Excellent benefits
and work environment.. Applications avail-
able at Fleet Landing Security Gate, One
Fleet Landing Blvd., Atlantic Beach, FL;
Fax to 904-246-9447; email to
jobs@fleetlanding.com. EOE/Drug-free
workplace.
CHILDTIME LEARNING Centers seeks
experienced Pre-school Teachers &
Assistant Teachers. F/T & P/T available.
We offer a competitive salary & benefits
package. Call 273-6960 or fax resume to:
280-5742.
SELVA MARINA COUNTRY CLUB at the
beach seeking Server, Pool Bartender,
Beverage Cart Attendant, Golf Cart At-
tendant, Housekeeper: DFWP, FT\PT
available. Must be dependable and outgo-
ing. Golf privileges. Email:
accounting@selvamarina.com, or apply in
person.
'CAN YOU dig it?" Heavy Equipment
School. 3wk training program. Bavkhoes,
bulldozers, trackh6es. Local job place-
ment. Start digging dirt now. Call
(866)362-6497 or (888)707-6886.
LEAD LINE Cook for The Bridge Market &
Bistro, PVB. Call Chef Steve 285-1154
btwn 2-4pm.
CAREGIVERS NEEDED.iAmerican Home
Companions seeks compassionate, live-in
caregivers for the elderly. Must be able to
work weekends. 291-2400.

NADER'S PEST RAIDERS. We have an
opening within our organization for a lawn
technician. Competitive salary. You must
possess a good driving record. Our com-
pany has full benefits with .retirement, bo-
nuses, paid vacation & holidays. We have
a great working environment. We have
been in business for over 16 years. Fax
resume to 273-0682 or fill out an applica-
tion at 10066 Sawgrass Drive West, Ponte
Vedra Beach.

CUSTOMER SERVICE Representative.
We are looking for a few exceptional indi-
viduals to complete our team! Must be
proficient in Microsoft applications and
possess exceptional oral and written com-
munication skills. Collection, Administra-
tive, Optical, and/ or Sales experience a
plus! Email your resume to
kelly@oceanwaves.com.


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PHILLY'S FINEST, experienced cooks,
FT/PT, starting $8-$10/hr. 15th Ave. N.
241-7188.

HARRY'S SEAFOOD
BAR & GRILL
NEEDS FULL time Servers, Host/ Hostess
& Experienced Line Cooks with open
availability. Apply within 1018 North 3rd
St., Mon- Fri, 2pm- 4pm.



LOAN OFFICERS wanted. Correspondent
Lender is hiring! No license? No problem!
We offer leads, aggressive pay, flexible
schedule, in house processing, and more.
Training available. Lic# CL0702604. Call
(954)784-7172 x304.



POOL ROUTE for Sale- 20'pool route in
Beaches area. $25K cash. Unlimited op-
portunity for expansion. Can provide busi-
ness and on the job training. Monthly bill-
ing @ $2500. $500 commission for refer-
ral. (904)247-5737..


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ESTABLISHED DAY Spa for sale at the
Beach. $100K. Call (904)536-4799
PAWN SHOP, turn key, established over
15yrs. Beach location. $200,000 OBO.
993-1118.
LEARN TO buy Foreclosures, tax liens,
and rehabs for pennies on the dollar. Men-
tor walks you through each deal A-Z to en-
sure success (800)433-4556.


ACTIVE NANNY honest, dependable,
transportation & references. $10-$12/hr.,
any area. CPR & First Aid. P/T or F/T.
260-4915.


CARETAKER/ MAINTENANCE exchange
for living quarters/ small salary. Jim,
(828)298-0837.



ABOVEBOARD MASSAGE
BEACHES BEST former chiropractor,
Dr. Pam 477-9916.



Our circle of careN
is a circle of
friends.
Trusted team. Supportive
leadership. Smiling faces. You'll
have a true sense of belonging
here within the Baptist Health
system. Joining a circle of care
where everything revolves
around people.
Certified Nursing Assistant
Full-time 7a-7p, 7p-7a
shifts Min 1 year exp.
Groundskeeper
Zone Mechanic HVAC
Food Service Associate,
Dietary
Environmental Services
Technicians
Floor Finisher 1 lp-7a
Exercise Specialist part-time
MRI Technologist full time
& PRN
Lab Supervisor 1 lp-7a
Surgical Posting Coordinator
Unit Secretary full time
7a-7p, 7p-7a
Patient Access Rep II
mmn 2 years exp.
Material Handler part-time
Come find out why you'll
find more within our circle.
Please apply on line at:
e-baptisthealth.com/careers
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PRN SPEECH Pathologist- licensed for
school age children at Beaches school.
Excellent salary, 247-1251.


AMERICAN HOME Companions is rated
#1 for live in care. Call 220-1930.


BEACH BOWL Youth League, multi- fami-
ly yard sale to raise funds for state tourna-
ment at Beach Bowl on Beach Blvd., Sat.,
3/3, 8am-2pm.
ImIt~ t~' a *t,,.+ !' +It :{,


MULTI- FAMILY garage sale Sat 3/3, Lois
IF YOU are interested in advertising under Lane, in Roberts Hammock, over Kings
this category please call 904-249-9033 or Rd. Bridge, rain date 3/10, 651-2224
email: classified@beachesleader.com


HOME CARE' for adults or children in my
home. 25 yrs exp., references, flexible
hours. 343-1495.



HOME CARE UNLIMITED,LLC provides
personal care assistance, and companion-
ship for all ages. We specialize in caring
for senior citizens, the elderly & the disa-
bled. We provide round the clock services
as needed for all clients. For more
information please contact Edna @
(904)566-3926.
WITH LOVING CARE
Would like to provide companion service
for your elderly loved one. Doctor visits,
light cleaning. 923-0739,.


WOLFF TANNING beds. Buy Direct and
save! Full body units from $22 a month.
Free color catalog. Call today. (800)842-
1305, www.np.etstan.com
BED- BEAUTIFUL Temp-pedic Memory
Foam mattress & boxspring, new in
plastic w/warranty. $379. Must sell.
(904)858-9350.
6'X16' UTILITY Trailer, used. $850 OBO.
Call 813-1200.
SURREY BIKE, as seen @ Walt Disney
World. Cycling for 6 adults and 2 children.
Ideal for family along boardwalk or neigh-
borhood! Only $22001! 905-987-5062
simonlakebuenavista@yahoo.ca
1999 KINETIC Pride Honda Scooter, like
brand new $650. (904)599-0080.
SOFA BED, good condition, $100; futon,
$50; mahogany .bed room suite, 4 pieces,
very good condition, approx. 65 years old,
$650; 10 5-piece place settings dinner-
ware, $45; patio set, very nice, $250; sofa,
$100, 223-5355.
LODGE AND CLUB IN PV MEMBER-
SHIP. 10% Discount. 352-258-9987.
WHEELCHAIR, POWER Invacare Pronto
R2- new $6500, I paid $2185. Like new
cond., must sell, make me an offer! Call
anytime,home 249-5185 or cell. 803-9729.
TROPICAL PATTERN sleeper sofa, love-
seat, coffee table, exc. cond. $395.
285-9097.
OFF THE WALL
ISLAND STYLE FASHION DECOR &
MORE Art work, furnishings, and accent
pieces. Wrought iron pub table/ glass top
& 2 bar stools $350.00. Wicker etagere &
sofa table $250, New Arrivals- Lighting,
collectibles, sterling silver and women
apparel: 1058 N. 3rd St. Jax Bch, Fl, (be-
hind Harry's) or call (904)685-2223 for
more info. 11am- 7pm Mon- Sat,
1pm- 6pm Sun, Closed Monday.
WHIRLPOOL WASHER & Dryer, $75/ea.
30 day warranty. Deliver, $20. 318-8173,
992-1470.
PATIO FURNITURE: table & chairs
w/cushions $150 OBO, 923-6482.
AT&T PARTNER phone system. 5 phones
installed for $899. 249-8877.
WHITE SOFA and Loveseat, great condi-
tion. $350 for set. 241-8456.
KENMORE GAS stove top & wall oven
$200 246-4487.
ELECTRIC CERAMIC cooktop stove, like
new. $200. Call 537-1843.


LIKE NEW Bow Flex $985. 731-3066.
DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT Ring, 1.2 car-
ats $1600. 993-1118.
BED- BRAND name queen set,
new, w/warranty $129. Can deliver.
S(904)858-9350.,
METAL ROOFING, Save $. Buy direct'
from manufacturer. 20 colors in stock with
all accessories. Quick turn around. Deliv-
ery available (352)498-0778. (888)393-
0335. Mention code 24.
STAINLESS STEEL
Several restaurant prep tables and 9 foot
3 bay sink. Best offer, all or part. MUST
SELLI Private owner, 349-7900
SOLID WALNUT ENTERTAINMENT
HUTCH. Custom made; excellent condi-
tion. Extendable, swivel 27" TV tray; cord
access. 4 doors. H-81", D-24", W-42".
$750. 280-9870.
EAGLE ALLOYS 17" rims- 4 new perform-
ance tires $300 OBO. 514-0681.
NAIL SALON Equipment: 3 pedicure sta-
tions, 4 manicure stations, 5 tanning beds,
one stand up, all of the misc. equipment to
start your own nail salon. Spray tan equip-
ment, reception desk. Parfarin hot wax,
spray nails. Everything must go. Every-
thing works Please call George at 226-
8700 or 285-5756
6 PIECE Bedroom Set includes queen
mattress & box, new still in boxes. $499.
Can deliver. 858-9350.
GENDRON STAINLESS wheelchair w/
oxygen holder, $200; Action Patriot, extra
wide wheelchair, $250, 306.0222,
MINERAL MAKEUP and Skin Care.
See and Feel the Differencel
www.mineral-accents.com
ENTERTAINMENT CTR, 3 pcs, walnut,
2yrs old, lighted. $1000 OBO. 343-7076.
SUSPENDERS WITH patented "No Slip
Clip" Lifetime Guarantee. Free catalog
(800)700-4515 www.suspenders.com.
BED- KING mattress set, $289. Can de-
liver. (904)391-0015.
BED- FULL-SIZE cherry sleigh bed,
w/mattress & box spring. Must sell. $395.
Can deliver (904)858-9350.
BACKYARD TRAMPOLINE 14 feet round
by JumpKing with enclosure $100 610-
3325.
5 PC LR beach cottage set $800. Custom
leather queen sofabed $1100, Victoria
234-8562.


MISC. ANTIQUES: drop leaf table, corner
Oriental table, carpenter tools, etc. For ap-
pointment, call 246-0616.
HEART PINE, tongue & groove flooring
cut from antique Pine timbers. Installation,
stair material. FLORIDA HEARTWOOD
249-8310.


Z14 UDAVIS ,S., Saturday, oam-noon.
Toys, clothes, knick-knacks, dryer, com-
puter, Pier 1 wicker chairs, etc.
CHRIST UNITED Methodist Church, 400
Penman Rd., is collecting donated items
for their Spring Rummage Sale to be held
Fri., March 2nd and Sat., March 3rd, 9am-
3pm both days. Soup, sandwiches, drinks,
and baked goods will be sold. Call 249-
5370.


FRI. 8AM-4PM, 2331 Seminole Rd, furni-
ture, misc. items.


SAT 8am-12pm, dresser, coffee tables,
kids dresser, bed frame, dinnerware,
glassware,& more; 2057 Las Brisas Ct.
(across from Alimacani schoolyard).


AN OCEANFRONT BEAUTY! 327 Ponte
Vedra Blvd. (near Club). Many ca. 1800
chests (Sheraton, etc.) washstand, pie
safe, mini-chest and morel Clocks, old
toys, Lalique, Waterford (Ig. pcs.) sterling,
2 cases jewelry. Big Hamadan rug. Fine
art galore (Draper, Charlie Brown, Goad
other listed work.) Beach furniture, wicker,
etc. FULL!! Early numbers on Thursday
@ 228 4th Ave. So. Jax Bch @ 8:00 am.
After 8:15 come directly to 327 Ponte Ve-
dra Blvd. Thurs. 9-4, Fri. 9-3. China Cat
241-0344. chinacatantiques.com.


ATLANTIC SEALING & STRIPING
Commercial and residential asphalt seal-
ing, striping, repairs, and hot rubber crack
filling. (904)307-3322. 10% off with this
ad.
TUTTLE HOME
IMPROVEMENTS, INC.
Specializing in all types of home repairs.
20yrs. experience. No Job Too Small!
Free Estimates. Doug Tuttle, 446-0051.
Licensed.


OFFICE CLEANING
Honest, many ref's. 9 years experience.
Call Diana 707-1199.
HOUSES WANTED to clean, weekly or bi-
weekly, references, Tara 683-6614.=
DEPENDABLE HO SECLEANING; -,rea-,
sonable rates. Call 221-4915.
WE PERSONALLY Clean Your House.
Very honest and dependable. 8 years in
business. Call Tricia 233-2621.
HOME & Construction Cleaning Service.
We do houses, apartments, offices, top to
bottom. Call Sandy for free estimate.
(904)497-0962.
TOP NOTCH office cleaning, Beaches
area. Licensed & Insured,,868-4088.
KELLY'S HOUSECLEANING, seventeen
years experience, dependable service,
Call Kelly, 645-8648.
HONEST DEPENDABLE, individual serv-
ice. Excellent references. Reasonable
rates, 12 years experience, Sara, 620-
8707.
ORGANIZING- CLEANING: home, office,
closets. Also sewing, landscaping. Refer-
ences. 221-0801.


ESTATE SALE. 2347 Seminole Reach' Ct,
AB, March 3,7am-11am, Furniture, acces-
sories, etc.
3015 1ST ST. So., March 2&3, 9am-4pm;
50 year accumulation, collectables, origi-
nal art, jewelry, flow blue, furniture, re-
cords, kitchen & garage full, 502-0986.
www.charlloyd.com.



BOAT SLIP For Rent, Harbortown Marina,
40' with water & electric, $500. 463-2845.
BOAT STORAGE in PV. Visit
www.MarinaClubPV.com
40' BOAT SLIP for sale, exclusive Har-
bortown Marina. $164K. 463-2845.


1986 HARLEY FXRS, 1340cc, chrome,
bags, pipes, 12,500 mi., Bike Week ready!
$7400. 992-0787.
2005 HD Softail Deluxe, mint condition,
475 miles, pearl blue & white, chrome &
extras galore. $20,000. 821-0430.
2005 VESPA 200cc Granturismo, 1400
miles, black, water cooled, excellent con-
dition, accessories, $4500 OBO
(904)993-4205.


1993 CHEVY S10. Runs great, 6 cyl., 2.8
engine, 5 speed. $1100. 535-3487.
WORK TRUCK $1200, 1988 Ford F-150
p/u, run's good,. Call 307-8012 for details.
1993 DODGE Dakota. Well cared for,
camper, $1750 OBO, 422-2984.


2000 TOYOTA 4-Runner SR5. A/C, stereo
CD, $5000, 838-9786.


PROFESSIONAL PAINTER w/ professio-
nal qualifications, Licensed LLC & Insur-
ed. wanting to help you with all your needs
in the beautification of your home. Repair
of wood 'rot, pressure washing, and cus-
tom Int./ Ext. painting. Please call Painting
& Repairs by Dean (904)309-4720.
MASSEY APPLICATIONS, INC.- pres-
sure washing, painting, drywall repair, tex-
ture & wallcoverings. 25 years experience.
Lie., insured, refs. (904)403-7389
www.paintersyoucantrust.com

TWO "M" PAINTING '
NEW CONSTRUCTION, remodeling and
repaint. Residential and commercial. Men-
tion this ad. 246-1529.
A PLUS QUALITY PAINTING, INC. Top
knotch work guaranteed. Painting, trim,
carpentry, wood repair, pressure washing.
Licensed/ Insured. Free estimates.
861-9500.
WYMAN'S PAINTING and PRESSURE
WASHING COMPANY. 15yrs. experi-
ence. Specializing in Beach' homes.
221-4117.
INTERIOR/ EXTERIOR Painting, Pres-
sure Washing, Sheetrock Repair, and
more. Free Estimates. Licensed and
Insured. Call 254-4105.
BEACHES HOME SERVICES. Painting,
free estimates, work guaranteed, licensed.
610-7768.
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EXPERIENCED HOUSEKEEPER/ TO THE "T" Pools, Pool service & repair.
CLEANER has opening. Honest, depend- 'Call Tyler 226-2490. Splash into spotless,
able, with transportation, 716-9742. affordable rates & free estimates.


PROFESSIONAL CLEANING, dependa-
ble. Reasonable rates, free estimates. Call
Roxanne (904)477-5398.


PE TV IN-HOME SERVICE. Big Screens,
Plasma, DLP, LCD. Service calls $69 (ap-
plied towards repair). Cleaning $69. All
work' guaranteed. 904-349-0229, Fax
374-5355, License #121986.


WOOD Fence Installation. 35yrs Experi-
ence. Mick Outdoor Enterprises.
241-7276, 838-9599.


SEASONED FIREWOOD full size truck
load, twice the size of small truck. David
993-8348, Bubba 651-4564. Free delivery.
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SATURDAY, 9AM, 506 Holly Dr. Big sale,
furniture, baby items, bikes, linen, kitchen,
more.
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A WHOLE NEW OUTLOOK
PRESSURE WASHING (904)483-7979.
OCEANSIDE CLEANING INDUSTRIES
Safe roof cleaning. Deck & fence
restoration. Pressure washing. Licensed &
Insured. Call Kevin 994-0045.


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OCEAN ALLEY POOLS, INC. Weekly
cleaning, Chemical treatments and sup-
plies, Home Pressure Washing. High qual-
ity service, Discount pricing. Serving:
Jacksonville Beaches, Ponte Vedra, Fort
Caroline, InterCostal West. Family
Owned: Jeff: (904)463-1176.
www.oceanalley.com
DAVID'S POOL Service. Weekly cleaning.
Most residential pools $25/week+ chemi-
cals. Licensed, Insured. We make your life
a little easier. 285-0240.


HOME REMODELING BY BRITMOR
Anything you needl Kitchens, baths, tile,
walls, texture & painting. Roofs gutters,
doors & windows. Room additions, dry-
wall, decks & flooring. GC Licensed/ Insur-
ed. 10 yrs exp. (904)509-1014.

TWO M CONSTRUCTION
Repairs, specializing in termite damage.
246-1529.


2000 FORD Mustang convertible. Stereo'
CD., new trans., $5900 838-9786.
2001 BMW Wagon- 1 owner, 103K miles.-
$9800. (904)249-0707
1990 TOYOTA Celica, good condition,
cold air. Blue book $1970. Asking $1500.'
241-1236.
1985 OLDSMOBILE Royal, very clean, 2
door, $850, 223-5891.
1998 INFINITY 130T, leather, power, CD,
89K mi., $7200. 992-0787.
MERCEDES BENZ '97, white w/blue inte-.
rior, 96,000 miles, new wheels, brakes.
Runs & drives great, $10,000, 626-3780.
2000 FORD Contour. V6, automatic, air,
tilt, cruise, power windows, doors & locks.
82K miles. Good, reliable ride. $2400.
343-7264
1998 TOYOTA Camry, fair condition, 130k
miles, $2500, 246-9162 (#0).
2000 NISSAN Altima GXE, immaculate
condition, low miles, 4 door, auto trans-
mission, power windows/ locks, cruise,
new tires, $6900 OBO 887-9030.


WOOD REPAIRS. Termite & Rotten-
wood, siding, stucco, repairs. Licensed-
General Contractor. 247-9525. .


KP HOME IMPROVEMENT INC -:'=
Painting, pressure washing, wood floors;-
carpentry, tile work, drywall. 571-3261. -
QUALITY HOME Repair: Painting, Wood.
Repair, Pressure Washing and more-
17yrs. experience. Licensed/ Insured.
861-9500.
HANDYMAN- EXPERIENCED and very.
dependable for quality repairs, serviee-
calls, painting, improvements and miscIl-
laneous jobs. DAVE. 246-6628.

Complete
Home Improvement
& Handymafn
ALL TYPES: Home Repairs,
Remodeling, Landscape,
Privacy Fencing,
Stone & Brick Pavers,
Stump Grinding & Hauling
WE DO IT ALL!!
15 yrs exp. Lic. & Ins. LLC
Free Estimates
(904) 677-6411
dwhithomeimprovements@yahoo.com

HoneyDoBees .:
No job too big or small,
if your honey can't do it, ^ ,
call the handymen who do it all.
Complete renovations, turn key
service. All types flooring, custom
tile work, carpet repair & installa-
tion. Pressure washing, construc-
tion & deck repair. Drywall repair
& painting. Garage cleaning,
debris removal.

246-4203
Licensed & Fully Insured



NELIGAN CONSTRUCTION
ROOFING DIVISION
ROOF REPAIRS & Re-Roofing. Trust a li-
censed professional. See our ad. under
Remodeling/Construction. State Certified
Roofer #CCC1325888. Member BBB
247-3777. ,
ROOFING. IN-TOWN prices @ the
Beach. 25yrs. experience. 880-9908.
CCC1326983.


WOODARD TREE Service. Professional
work with the lowest price. Free estimates,
licensed & insured. Call 234-9757.


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Lacrosse teams dominate weekend action


Photos by Rob DeAngelo


ABOVE: Nease High attackman Brett Angerer seeks an open teammate as he looks to pass dur-
ing Saturday's game against Oviedo at Panther Stadium. Nease prevailed, 14-6, in the game.
:BELOW: Panthers defenseman Sear Walsh, right, battles for the ball on a face-off at midfield.
With their victory Saturday, the Panthers improved to 4-2 on the season.


Panthers attacker Kate, 'Linn, (1), gets jay to fire i,shbqt.qo.gqal.,as.teammate Bailee,Hedstrom
(7) trails the play Saturday morning against University. The Panthers are off to an undefeated 5-0
start to the season, including Saturday's 16-6 victory.


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BELOW: Panthers attacker Amanda Santillo prepares to scoop up a loose ball near midfield
Saturday against University.


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A masterfully renovated golf course. A multimillion-dollar clubhouse.
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Join us as we unveil the Maggie Valley Club Renaissance Road Show
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