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American Beach homes as
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A lawsuit was filed by a
local businessman and crimi-
nal charges were pending fol-
lowing a four-week investiga-
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at the Fernandina Beach post
office willfully discarded
deliverable advertising mate-
rial.
January 12, 1983


City Commissioner Ron
Sapp proposed a compromise
interlocal agreement that
would allow the new county
administrative building to be
built in Yulee if constitutional
officers remained in
Fernandina Beach to pre-
serve the county seat.
January 7, 1998


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FISHING .................................... 4B
EDITORIAL ................................. 7A
OBITUARIES ...----................ 2A
PEOPLE AND PLACES .......... 6B
POLICE REPORT ...---................ 10A
SERVICE DIRECORY ...... ....3C
SPORTS ........................ 1B
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Its not charity

Yulee teacher's mission

to aid school in Ethiopia


GLENDA S. JENKINS
News-Leader
'These children in Ethiopia
would give anything to have your
seat," Brenda Commandeur told
Yulee High School students recent-
ly.
The mud buildings where she
taught math and English are in
"deplorable condition," she said.
The school buildings are falling
down and "inlterrible disrepair."
' Visiting,.the country to give
assistance "is a much better invest-
ment than buying a car," she said.
"It will change your life."
Commandeur's life changed
when she left-the U.S. to travel to
east Africa as a Peace Corps vol-
unteer from 1965-67. "I'm kind of an
adventurer," she said. "I loved it. I
never was homesick."
After returning to America, she
became "very conscious of how
much people talked about what
they were buying." That was "never
a topic of conversation in Bonga,"
she said.
Commandeur returned to
Bonga, Ethiopia, last year and is
raising funds for the school there
and raising consciousness here.
Raised "in the segregated
South," with a strong "sense of
social justice," Commandeur
"always believed everyone is the
same," she said. She'also "believed'
in the mission of the Peace Corps"
and wanted to see another part of
the world, Commandeur said.
A Jacksonville native, she
retired from Stanton College
Preparatory School. She lives in
Fernandina Beach where her


church, friends, family and the
community have contributed to the
project to refurbish the school in
Bonga.
"It's not charity. It's justice," she
told the students as a speaker for
the recent "Healing, Our World"
information forum at YHS.
"Every human being has a right
to a decent life. That's justice," she
said.
"To be born in-a society 'that.
educates" its citizens is "our good
fortune. Other countries don't,
That's just not fair."
While living in Bonga in the
'60s, she helped "haul water from
the river," followed by boiling it.
The town had electricity for two


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PHOTOS COURTESY OF BRENDA COMMANDEUR
Brenda Commandeur, above, a former Peace Corps volun-
teer who served in Bonga from 1965-67, returned to, the
East African town in 2007 to initiate plans to rehabilitate
the school where she taught. A Bonga teacher gives instruc-
tion, below.


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listing

ANGELA DAUGHTRY
News-Leader
The Amelia Island Museum of
History will serve as "host institu-
tion" in applying for a multiple-list-
ing survey grant that may help get
the Peck Center an individual list-
ing on the National Register for
Historic Preservation.
According to museum director
Carmen Godwin, the Rosenwald
School Initiative grant, if awarded,
will fund a survey of all 120
Rosenwald Schools in Florida.
Construction of the Peck
Center was partially paid for by
the Rosenwald Foundation, which
helped build nearly 5,000 schools,
teachers' homes and shops
throughout the South for African-
American children in the early part
of the 20th century.
The National Trust for Historic
Preservation formed the
Rosenwald Schools Initiative as a
unified effort to help preserve the
Rosenwald Schools.
The reason for the survey,
Godwin said, is because "we don't
have a real good idea of what
Rosenwald schools are out there ...
or what condition they're in."
The museum met the Dec. 15,
2007, deadline to apply for the
multiple-property grant, although
according to Godwin, "state
funding does not look good this
year." She also said the museum's
initiative would not conflict
with the, multiple-property grant
that the city was pursuing, and
in fact having both initiatives
would make a "stronger applica-
tion" for the Peck Center national
listing.
According to a. Bland &
Associates survey of historic
properties in Fernandina Beach,
Peck High School, originally
named Nassau Colored School
Number 1, was built in 1928
through the efforts of William H.
Peck, an educational leader of
African-Americans on Amelia
Island.
Funding came from the
Rosenwald Foundation and other
sources. Peck High School, the
only Rosenwald School in Nassau
County, is also among the largest
of the schools built in Florida.
Godwin noted that a state his-
torical review panel will review all
grant applications in Tallahassee
this spring. She also said she was
excited to be involved in the
statewide project because it might
also result in national recognition
for the museum.
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Time to change how you think about money

ARKADI KUHLMANN tomers, they our culture encourages us to perity but with it, thrift and per-
For the News-Leader would provide spend, spend, spend! sonal responsibility seem to have
1 9 them an over- This message primed gone out the window. As a socie-
If there's a silver lining to draft line of Americans to borrow just ty, we seem to treat living like a
America's mortgage meltdown, credit con- because they could, and made it star as a constitutional right. We
it's that it could finally lead us to nected direct- acceptable for banks to make shop for endless gadgets, appli-
make some radical changes in ly to their irresponsible loans like lending ances and clothing, racking up
how we look at money. checking $400,000 at an adjustable rate to a bills in the process.
Americans have become accounts. person with no savings. It's time to stop.
enslaved by their own debt- In other words, anytime your Unsurprisingly, these home- There's nothing more empow-
chained to an endless string of balance goes negative, you'll owners defaulted when interest ering than having some money of
monthly payments. To break free, automatically borrow the cash rates went up. But because so your own. A few hundred extra
Americans will have to return to you need at a competitive interest many of these sub-prime mort- dollars in the bank means know-
old-fashioned values, rate as if your account were gages had been repackaged and ing you can handle an emer-
Getting ahead financially is a linked to a credit card. sold to Wall Street investors, the gency, help a relative or save for a
little like losing weight. There's Some banks offer this, but repercussions are being felt long-term goal It's having control
only one sure-fire way to do it: many don't. throughout the economy. over your life.
Eat less and exercise more. Credit card companies also If the government responds to Don't get me wrong I like
The tried-and-true secret to have a financial interest in seeing the crisis by instituting new fed- my luxuries. But I can only live in
accumulating wealth is just as their cardholders drowning in eral oversight of lending, the one house, wear one pair of
simple, and just as unwelcome to debt. After all, if everyone paid banks will only have themselves pants, or ride one motorcycle at a
some ears: Spend less and save their credit-card bills on time, to blame for not regulating them- time. The reality is that we'd all
more. they wouldn't make any money. selves better. be enriched by a change in the
Unfortunately, many banks When it comes to the crisis But this isn't just about what way we think.
have a financial stake in your mis- gripping the mortgage market, banks do or don't do. In recent years, mortgage bro-
akes and don't want to remind it's easy to apportion blame to Most of our grandparents kers and financial advisors have
you that it's that simple. the borrowers, to the lenders and knew the value of thrift. They told Americans to buy as much
The average overdraft charge to the financial institutions that mended clothes and clipped house as they can afford. I've got
has climbed to $34, and banks bought the dodgy sub-prime coupons, and it helped get them a better idea: Buy as much house
collect about $10.3 billion each loans, to name just a few. through hard times, as you need.
year through these deductions. If But the underlying cause has Today, we're lucky to be living Arkadi Kuhlmann is CEO of
ankl resallv wanted to heln cus- more to do with mass osvcholovgy in an age of unprecedented oros- ING Direct.


WEEKLY UPDATE

Housingmeeting
The Nassau County
Affordable Housing Advisory
Committee will meet at 4 p.m.
Jan. 15 at Branch Banking and
Trust, 1699 South 14th St For
more information call (904)
279-0885.
Financial aid


workshop
A financial aid workshop will
be held Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. in the
Fernandina Beach High School
multi-purpose room. Speaker
Rhonda Brydh of Florida
Community College at Jackson-
ville will discuss free applica-
tions for student aid, grants,
loans and scholarships. Parents
of all juniors and seniors should
plan to attend.
For information, contact the
guidance office at 261-5714.
Alzheimer's support
The Alzheimer's/Dementia
Support Group for Nassau
County meets from 1:30-2:30
p.m. the third Thursday of each
month at the Council on Aging,
1367 South 18th St. The next
'megtidg :is Jan..' 17. No;pret egke ,
istration is required. This meet-
ing is open to the public. For
further information, call Ann
Smith, RN., at 261-0982.


naturewalk
Beginning Jan. 19 and every
third Saturday of the month
thereafter, Our Greenway will
lead a nature walk on Egans
Creek Greenway.
Meet in the parking lot at
the entrance to the Greenway
behind the Atlantic Avenue
Recreation Center. Walks will
depart at 9 a.m. These walks
are free and open to the public.
Libraries
Nassau County Libraries
will be closed Jan. 21 for
Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
The book drops will remain
open and no fines will be
assessed that day.
Quitsmoklng class
The Nassau County Health
Department is offering a six-
week smoking cessation class.
The classes will be conducted
at Baptist Medical Center
Nassau on Tuesdays from
6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 22 through
Feb. 19. To register, call
Jennifer at 548-1860, ext. 5243.
The cost is $20.


OBITUARIES


Cmdr. Robert Vernon
Burnett, USN (Ret.)
Cmdr. Robert Vernon Burnett,
USN (Ret.), 75, of Fernandina
Beach passed awayThursday, Jan.
3, 2008, at Baptist Medical Center
in Jacksonville.
A native of Toledo, Ohio, he
had resided in Charleston, S.C.,
for the past 40 years before relo-
cating to Fernandina Beach in
2006. During his academic career
he attended Ohio State University.
Mr. Burnett served his country in
the U.S. Navy submarine service
for 30 years before his retirement
as Commander.
Besides his dedication to his
country in the Navy he was also a
member of the Free and Accepted
Masons for many years and attend-.
ed Memorial United Methodist
Church in Fernandina Beach.
He is survived by his loving
wife of 55 years, Joanne Burnett;
two sons, Steven (Carol) and
Russell (Lynn) Burnett; three
granddaughters, Jennifer Burnett,
Ashley Burnett and Robin (Kevin)
Hagad; three grandsons, James
Burnett, Jordan Burnett and
Preston (Holly) Hempton; and by
Iris great-graidsdn, Caleb
Flethptofl, and gi'at-gi hiddgl4' sl
ter, Emily Hempton.
Funeral services were held at
11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 11,2008, in
the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-
Heard Funeral Home, with the Rev.
Brett Opalinski officiating. The
family received friends one hour
prior to the service and services
concluded with the presentation
of honors by the East Nassau
County AP3-Honor Guard. He will
be laid to rest at a later date with
military honors at graveside.
In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be made to, the American
Heart Association, 5851 St.
Augustine Road, Jacksonville, FL
32207.
Oxley-HeardFuneralDirectors

Dan William Clower
Dan William Clower, 53, passed
away on Jan. 1,2008, at his home in
Bigfork, Mont.
He was born on Feb. 27, 1954, to
William J. and Irene (Burke)
Clower in Louisville, Ky. After
attending the University of
Tennessee at Chattanooga, he
joined his father in business at the
Athletic Die Company (ADC).They
moved that business to Fernandina
in 1979 and Dan lived here until
relocating to Montana in 2005.
Dan was preceded in death by
his father in July 2007. He is sur-
vived by his daughter, Kaitlan
Mountain Clower, his son, Lucian
Burke Clower and his mother,
Irene "Renie" Clower all of Amelia
Island.
No local ceremony will be held.
The family suggests memorial gifts
be given to Bethel Chapel, 330 Wolf
Creek Road, Bigfork, Mont., or to


the charity of their choice.
You are invited to go to
www.johnsonmortuary.com to
offer condolences and sign Dan's
guest book.
Johnson Mortuary
KalispelL Mont.
Thomas David
"Deny" Gilbride
Thomas David "Deny" Gilbride
died peacefully at his home in
Fernandina Beach on Jan. 5,2008,
after battling cancer for three
years.
.. Mr. Gilbride was born and
raised in Sag Harbor, N.Y. He
served in both the U.S. Marine
Corps and the U.S. Army as a tank
commander and was stationed in
Japan and Germany.
After returning from service,
Mr. Gilbride worked in construc-
tion and then went on to a 20-year
career as a police officer with the
Town of Southampton, where he
retired in 1987 at the rank of Police
Lieutenant. Mr. Gilbride was also a
Master Mason and attended the
Wamponamon Lodge 437, Sag
Harbor, N.Y.
After leaving the police depart-
,ifTIW. Girbide: moved to
Dariariscotta, Maiie, wre he
opened a family cafe and lived sev-
eral years. In 1996 he moved to
Fernandina Beach, eventually retir-
ing full-time.
Mr. Gilbride is survived by his
wife, Gloria, son Daniel and sis-
ters Catherine, Margaret and
Nancy.
In lieu of flowers the family has
requested that donations be made
to Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida, 4266 Sunbeam
Road, Jacksonville, FL32257, (904)
268-5200, www.communityhos
pice.com.
Oxley-Heard FuneralDirectors

Suzanne E. Hickey
Ms. Suzanne E. Hickey, age 56,
of Fernandina Beach passed away
on Saturday evening, Jan. 5, 2008,
at her residence.
A native of Fernandina Beach,
she had resided in Jesup, Ga., for
a number of years before returning
to Fernandina in the mid 1980s.
Ms. Hickey had graduated from
Wayne County High School, Class
of 1969, where she was a member
of the Flag Corp and the DECA
Club. She attended Abraham
Baldwin Agricultural College in
Tifton and the Mercer Southern
School of Pharmacy in Macon, Ga.
Ms. Hickey had worked for 12
years at fIT Rayonier in Jesup as
a chemist, with Seminole Craft in
Jacksonville, and upon returning
home, worked as a Realtor with
Watson and ReMax Realty. She was
a member of St Michael's Catholic
Church, Fernandina Beach.
Preceding her in death are her
father, David J. Hickey Jr., who
passed away in 1987; her paternal


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grandparents, David J. Sr. and
Bridgette Reddy Hickey; and her
maternal grandparents, Luther
William and Josie Church Bennett.
She leaves behind her mother
and stepfather, Kathryn Hickey
Wright and Jack T. Wright,
Fernandina Beach; two sisters,
Lynda Hickey Lee (Steve), States-
boro Ga., and Deborah Hickey
Jacobs-Fisher, Fernandina Beach;
four brothers, David J. Hickey III
(Christy), Fernandina Beach,
James E. Hickey, Fernandina
Beach, Robert W. "Bob" Hickey,
Statesboro Ga., and Ronald E.
"Ronnie" Hickey, Fernandina
Beach; and numerous nieces and
nephews.
The Mass of Christian Burial
will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan.
12, 2008, from St. Michael's
Catholic Church, with the Rev.
Brian Eburn officiating.
She will be laid to rest at a later
date in the Hickey Family Section
of Bosque Bello Cemetery.
The family invites guests and
friends to visit on Friday from 6-8
p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial con-
tributions may be made 'to the
Hubbard House, PO. Box 4909,
Jacksoaville, FI3220 :'? t ",r '
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Stephen E. Hollis, Jr.
Stephen E. Hollis, Jr.; 35, of
Jacksonville passed away on Dec.
29,2007, in Qatar. Mr. Hollis was a
cable technician for V.T. Millcom,
Corp.
Stephen is survived by his wife,
Jing Xu; parents, Stephen Sr. and
Judy Hollis; three sisters, Victoria
M. (James) Horton, Janice H.
(Eddie) Broco and Carrie A.
(Thomas) Miller; his maternal
grandmother, Margaret L Jackson;
parents-in-law, Zhou shu lan and
Xu qui yuour; brother-in-law, Xu
Wei; sister-in-law, Zhang Xiau Hui;
nieces Kristen N. Bobbs, Shelby
L and Kayla M. Lewis, Amber M.
Miller and CourtneyA. Kulat; and
nephews C.J. Borton, Phillip E.
Hobbs, Kyle E. Broco, Tristan H.
Miller, Xu Bu Yun and Xu Chong
Dong; and many aunts, uncles,
cousins and friends.
Visitation was held Monday,,
Jan. 7, 2008. A graveside service
was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8,
in Riverside Memorial Park
Cemetery, Jacksonville.
Callahan Funeral Home. Inc.

Elizabeth K
Whittemore
Elizabeth K, Whittemore, 99,
of Bryceville passed away on Jan.
4, 2008, at Acosta-Rua Center for
Caring.
The Bryceville native was the
last surviving of eight children of
the late Andrew Jackson and
Emma Davis Kinard and was a
founding member of the Bryceville
Community Club.
Mrs. Whittemore was prede-
ceased by her fist husband,
Edward Crawford, and their daugh-
ter, Jeannette Sova, as well as her
second husband, John H.
Whittemore Sr., and his four sons,
John S., Norwood, Gordon and
John H. Whittemore Jr.
Survivors include two daugh-
ters, Betty (Pat) Zeorlin and
Marcile (Hardy) Shelfer, and two
sisters-in-law, Pauline (Robert)
Scott and Wilma Whittemore. Mrs. .
Whittemore is also survived by..
numerous grandchildren, great-
grandchildren, great-great-grand-
children and many cousins, nieces,
nephews and a host of friends.
Visitation was held from 4 to 6
p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, in the
Chapel of Callahan Funeral Home,
with funeral services at 2 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 6, in Bryceville Baptist
Church, followed by interment in
Verdie Cemetery, Bryceville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be made to Bryceville Baptist
Church or to the American
Diabetes Association.
Callahan Funeral Home. Inc.


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You left behind broken hearts
that loved youso sincere.
Loving & kind in all your ways.
True & upright to the end of
your days.
You never failed to do your best.
Your heart was true & tender.
You worked so hard for those
you left.
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Change a child,



change a country

GLENDA S. JENKINS
News-Leader


They had not seen or spoken to
each other in 40 years.
Saba Gizaw and Brenda
Conmmandcur originally became
acquainted in a Bonga, Ethiopia,
classroom. "I was not even 10 years
old" then, Gizaw said.
"I only taught a few girls,"
Commandeur recalled about hav-
ing Gizaw as her student.
After a chance encounter
renewed their friendship, teacher
and student have not only become
"like family," they have initiated a
project to rehabilitate the school
where they spent two years learn-
ing from each other.
The two reunited after
Commandeur's goddaughter, while
shopping at a Tampa department
store, struck up a conversation with
a stranger who had an interesting
accent.
Upon learning that the stranger
was a native of Bonga, the god-
daughter mentioned that
Commandeur had served as a vol-
unteer in that town.
The stranger, hearing
Commandeur's name, identified
herself as Elizabeth Gizaw, the sis-
ter of Saba Gizaw, a girl who had
been Commandeur's student.
As a result of that unlikely meet-
ing between strangers, two friends
embraced each other again in
March 2004. "I was just flabber-
gasted," Commandeur said of their
reunion at her home.
They communicate all the time.
"Now, we've become very close,"
Commandeur said. "She's like fam-
ily to me."
Through Gizaw, Commandeur
learned about the desperate need
for repairs to Atse Beide Mariam,
the school in Bonga where she
once taught English and math. Now
renamed, the school serves grades
one through eight.
Commandeur "was so sad about
the school," Gizaw said. "She told
me she would be glad to go back
and help," Gizaw said.
"She saw the school was in bad
shape," with an overflow of stu-
dents in one room, she said.
"I would not have ever gone
back had I not seen her again,"
Commandeur said about her'
January 2007 return to Bonga.
After Commandeur came back
to the U.S. following her retjAurnto1
the 'southwesterh'iEthiopiitatown,
"She said, 'We need to do some-
thing,'" Gizaw recalled.
'"he whole project is growing
... I'll tell someone and they'll tell
someone else," Commandeur said.
"We have refurbished one build-
ing," she said, with help from her
church, St. Peter's Episcopal, her


'This town (Bonga) is
at the end ofthe road.
You couldn't get out
of it when it was
raining.'
BRENDA COMMANDEUR

family and other "unexpected
places."
'The best and brightest part of
this," Commandeur said, has been
the Yulee High School students
who want to help Bonga students.
"I can't tell you how excited I was"
to learn about the students who
organized a bake sale and raised
$450 for the project.
"Some of them want to go back
to Ethiopia with me," she said.
Gizaw, who earned a master's
degree and lives in Tallahassee,
serves as a liaison between the
fundraising committee in
Fernandina and the school admin-
istration in Bonga.
Ironically, she was born in living
quarters on the campus and her
father served as principal at the
school.
She traveled there this month,
for the first time in 17 years, to tour
the rehabilitated building, investi-
gate structural conditions, build-
ing specifications and to assess
costs for future repairs.
'This town is at the end of the
road," Commandeur said about
Bonga. "You couldn't get out of it
when it was raining."
Despite its remote nature and
impoverished conditions, the
school has produced several
advanced academics and profes-
sionals, including a NASA scien-
tist, Ketaw Ejegu. Also, Desta
Damtew, Gizaw's uncle, an account-
ing professor at Norfolk State
University, graduated from the
school.
"I had no idea anyone would
make it out of Bonga to pursue
higher education," Commandeur
said.
A child in the school could
"change the country," she said.
"You might be educating a Nelson
Mandela."
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Saba Gizaw and Brenda Commandeur study each other's
faces in March 2004 when they reunited after 40 years.
Commandeur served as a Peace Corps volunteer 1965-67 in
Bonga, Ethiopia, where she taught English and math to
Gizaw.


AFRICA Continued from 1A
hours at night. There was no tel-
evision.
Upon her return to the town,
located near Kenya's northern
border, she found that "poverty
is much worse" than 40 years ago.
The destitute, including orphaned
children, have veryfew resources,
she said.
"All the leading economists say
this is something within our
reach," to eliminate "the kind of
poverty that kills people,"
Commandeur said.
'The most urgent need is class-
room space." Currently, there is
not adequate space for the 1,400
children who attend.
In Ethiopia education is not
mandatory, she said, explaining
that a student might begin first
grade at age 16 with no stigma.
The literacy rate in Bonga is 35
percent, she said. About 57 per-
cent of all people there attend ele-
mentary school, with about 43
percent who never attend.
And in the past, many families
did not send their children to
school, she said. "Now everyone
wants their child to go to school"
because "enough people have got-
ten educated."
Also, 'They want their girls in
school." Primarily boys attended


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school in the past. Today there
are "big signs that say, 'Send your
girls to school,'" she said.
In a place where "everything
spreads by word of mouth," the
people have realized "if they edu-
cate themselves, they can bring
themselves out of poverty,"
Commandeur said.
The students in Bonga are
"very bright and very motivated."
The people there "will do with-
out a lot of things" to have an edu-
cation, Commandeur said.
"You can never uplift society,
you can never have a democracy,
unless people are educated," she
said.
Donations to the project can
be made through the St. Peter's
Episcopal Church special
Ethiopian Missions fund. For
information, call 261-4293.
gjenkins@fbnewsleader.com


(904) 261-2030


Rosenwald supported

African-American schools


According to a Rosenwald
Schools website, Julius Rosenwald,
president of Sears Roebuck, was a
white Notherner who teamed with
Booker T Washington, founder of
the Tuskegee Institute, in 1912 to
help give more educational oppor-
tunities to young African-Americans
in the rural South.
Together, the two men came up
with the idea of a "matching grant."
The Rosenwald fund would con-
tribute about one-fifth of the money
to build a school if the local African-
American community also con-
tributed some of construction
costs, and if the local school board
agreed to operate the school.
The largest source of funding
wastaxes. The school board also
had to commit to maintaining the
school as part of the public school
system. Local African-American
leaders such as teachers, princi-
pals, ministers and business owners,
often initiated building campaigns.
There were also donations of land,
labor and building materials.












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Construction of the schools
began in 1913 in Alabama and last-
ed until 1932, when Rosenwald
funds of more than $4.3 million had
been spent. More than $4.7 million
was also raised by African-
American communities. Nearly
5,000 schools of different designs
and sizes were built throughout the
rural South, as well as 217 teachers'
homes and 163 shop buildings.
By 1928, one in five rural schools
for African-Americans was a Rosen-
wald school; 120 were in Florida,
including Peck High School.
Rosenwald also created a fund to
support emerging African-
American artists, writers and schol-
ars between 1928 and 1948. Some
of those artists include Charles
Alston, Richmond Barthe,
Elizabeth Catlett, Jacob Lawrence,
Charles White and Hale Woodruff.
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Rosenwald, Booker T. Washington
and the history of the Rosenwald
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2008/NEWS-LEADER


County considers new tree lax


It is Nassau County's trade-
mark. Locals cherish it. Visitors
covet it.
It is the natural beauty of our
area from the rivers to the
marshes to the ocean. The cen-
terpiece of the beauty is not just
our waterways, but also our
bountiful trees. Few coastal
areas can boast such an array of
towering trees.
However, the natural beauty
is under assault from reckless
development. Look no farther
than the hodgepodge of con-
struction along the AlA corridor
in Yulee, or the clear-cutting of
lots around the county.
In a preventative and protec-
tive measure, Nassau County
officials are finally crafting uni-
form guidelines for such devel-
opment. And at the root of the
measure is the protection of the
most precious resource our
trees.
County officials will take up
the new development codes at
their Monday and Jan. 28 meet-
ings. They will seek public input
at both meetings (at 7 p.m. .on
both dates at the county building
at 96135 Nassau Place in Yulee)


before voting
on the meas-
ures as they
now stand, or
as revised.
The new
measures are
vast, and call
for the pro-
tection of
Steve native tree
Nicklas canopies; the
requirement
o" "' e a of buffers
STEVE'S along wet-,
MKARET lands; and
the enact-
PIACE ment of land-
scaping stan-
dards for new construction. The
provisions would only impact the
unincorporated areas of the
county. Local cities have their
own codes.
Some locals contend that the
county had agreed on uniform
codes for development along
A1A at the time the Lofton
Square retail center was con-
structed. A tasteful buffer of
trees fronts the center on A1A,
and a sidewalk also borders the
roadway.


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Things apparently changed
after that. The big-box retailers
reportedly had little interest in
following such specific direc-
tives.
The result is what we now
have a clear-cutting of trees
with orchards of skimpy, hand-
me-down replacements, border-
ing gargantuan parking lots.
For the most part, local devel-
opers are responsible and inter-


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ested in preserving our natural
assets. They live here and have
reputations to uphold. Those
from out of town hardly have
such vested interests.
It is imperative that the public
voices its opinion. Local officials
took notice when 300 angry citi-
zens turned out to oppose clos-
ing the county beaches and
parks after sunset. Officials lis-
tened when a vociferous group


opposed a new apartment com-
plex in Yulee.
This is not about hugging
trees. This is about requiring
responsible development and
being able to enforce it. You
can be assured that those associ-
ated with the development pro-
fession will attend, as is their
right.
The final codes should be fair
and equitable, but should con-
tain enough teeth to put a bite in
shoddy development. The new
commercial centers and develop-
ments on the drawing board are
backed by big money. They have
big-time attorneys who handle
such issues all day, every day.
But the public's might cannot be
underestimated.
You might ask how the coun-
ty handled new construction in
the past, if such specific and
accountable measures were not
in place. Look out your window
when driving down A1A next
time. The results are obvious.
Steve Nicklas is a financial
advisor who lives on Amelia
Island. He can be reached at
thenicklastedm2@msn.com or at
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Youth soccer
Amelia Island Youth Soccer is
receiving more than $1,464 in
funds and equipment from Steve
Johnson Tire, 1505 South 14th
St., and UniroyalTire as part of a
program designed by Uniroyal to
support youth soccer.
Now in its eighth year as a
major sponsor of youth soccer,
Uniroyal and its dealers have pro-
vided 735,500 free soccer balls to
soccer families across America
and have donated a total of $10
million in funds and equipment.
"The Uniroyal Soccer Pro-
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us to show our appreciation to
the community," said Thad
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a press release. "It's been an
honor to meet the families con-
nected with the Amelia Island
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the children's smiles when they
receive their free soccer ball."
To learn more visit www.uni
royal.com or call 277-9719.

Restaurants
helplibrary
Budget cuts have resulted in
the elimination of magazine sub-
scriptions for the Fernandina
Beach branch library.
Restaurants 29 South and As
You Like It are working with the
library to replace those funds.
Diners at 29 South on Tuesdays
and As You Like It on Saturdays
will have 5 percent of their pur-
chase donated to the library in
order to restore subscriptions.
29 South is located at 29 South
Third St. and As You Like It is
located at 510 S. Eighth St.

American Angus
member
Chad Gatlin of Hilliard is a
new member of the American
Angus Association of St. Joseph,
Mo., with more than 36,000
active adult and junior members
the largest beef cattle registry
association in the world. Its com-
puterized records include
detailed information on nearly 16
million registered Angus.
The association records
ancestral information and keeps
production records on individual
animals for its members to pro-
dtuie high-quality,"efi 'ie ht-.'
breeding cattle used by the U.S.
farmers and ranchers who raise
beef for U.S. consumption.


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maple uppers in kitchen, 10 and
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S Downstairs study. Competitively
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wood & tile flooring 10 foot ceiling,
c orian counters, maple cabinetry,
whirlpool tub & sitting area in
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properties of this size available
this close to the Island. 2-bay car-
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Plans to add on to current house
available. MLS#44385 $798,000

Golf front to the west & preser-
vation to the east in this 2,600 SF
beautiful home with 4BR,
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closets, granite tops and back-
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kitchen counters, and fresh
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9.2008 BUSINESS News-Leader


CHAMBER HONORS JOBS WELL DONE


The Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber ot
Commerce held its annual awards dinner banquet Friday. Mary
Pitcher of SunTrust Mortgage accepts the Ambassador of the
Year Award from Vicki Beaudry and Don Hughes.


Gale and Mickey Ulmer of Sonny's BarBQ accept the PHOTOS BYANGELA DAUGHTRY/NEWS-LEADER
Medium Business of the Year Award from Val Schwec and Pam Ron Flick of Compass Group accepts the Chairman's Choice
Brown. Award from James Shroads and Donna Lynne VanPuymbrouck.


Chip Townsend, president of
First Coast Community
Banks, accepts the Large
Business of the Year award.
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Jim.Carroll of Target
Marketing accepts the Small
Business of the Year Award.


Marianna Mcintyre of
Hampton Inn Amelia Island
accepts the Customer Service
Professional of the Year
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9,2008 NEWS News-Leader


'Go slower' approach



to Medicaid reform


ANN SWERLICK
For the News-Leader


The Office of the Inspector
General within the Florida Agency
for Health Care Administration
recently published a Medicaid
reform review that identifies sig-
nificant problems for Medicaid
beneficiaries participating in this
pilot program.
Duval, Clay, Nassau and Baker
counties are "ground zero" for
this experiment, which tests a new
model for Medicaid the largest
health assistance program for low-
income individuals and their, fam-
ilies. Most participants in Florida
Medicaid are children and anoth-
er significant portion is adults with
complex medical conditions.
The pilot project requires most
Medicaid beneficiaries access
care through HMOs or Provider
Service Networks, which restrict
beneficiaries to physicians in their
plan networks. The plans have
unprecedented flexibility to limit
health care benefits, including an
annual dollar cap on services.
Proponents of Florida
Medicaid reform assert that it will
slow growth in the Medicaid
budget and give Medicaid con-
sumers more choice, as well as
improve quality and access to


Duval. Clay. Nassau
and Baker counties are
"ground zero"for this
experiment.



care. Proponents of reform want
statewide expansion of the pilot by
June 30, 2011.
However, the OIG report
underscores the importance of a
"go slower" approach. It recom-
mends delaying statewide expan-
sion until certain problems are
addressed and improvements
made. Problems identified include
the following:
Agency staffing levels are
insufficient to monitor imple-
mentation;
Performance, quality and
cost data is not available to eval-
uate the cost-effectiveness of
reform;
Provider network reports
(which show which physicians
participate in a plan) are inaccu-
rate. This 'seriously compromis-
es choice counselors' capacity to


give essential information to ben-
eficiaries trying to make the best
choice of plans;.
Similarly, plan formularies
are often not available online or
through the plans' customer serv-
ice. Therefore, beneficiaries can-
not identify plans which will cover
their current medications;
Persons with complex med-
ical conditions face major chal-
lenges in trying to access care
under Medicaid reform.
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid,
Three Rivers Legal Services and
Florida Legal Services are col-
laborating on a Medicaid Reform
advocacy project. Advocates pro-
vide assistance to individual ben-
eficiaries, identify systemic prob-
lems and make recommendations
to policy-makers on needed
improvements in the program. To
request assistance from this proj-
ect and/or report a complaint
about Medicaid reform, please
call (904) 394-0042.

Ann Swerlick is the deputy
director of Florida Legal Services in
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Get Organized Month:



Make it work foryou


MARY PANKIEWICZ
For the News Leader

Are you repeating the same
resolutions in 2008 that you had
in 2007 "I am going to get
organized"? The National
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fourth annual Get Organized
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"Clutter-free & Organized"
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Break the project up into
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each section on your calendar.
Celebrate after completing
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Power-sort your mail. Stand
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Stand when sorting stacks
of paper. You will be much more
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If it takes less than five min-
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Embarrass you
Tell you what you can and
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Remember, every step forward
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Joy to the Children
On behalf of the board of directors of Joy to the
Children, I would like to express a heartfelt."thank
you" to-the many volunteers who helped make this
year's Christmas day celebration another wonderful
success!
I am privileged to work with a dedicated volun-
teer board of directors that has spent the past 12
months preparing for this one day. So many volun-
teers helped to shop for toys, clothing, bedding,
books, school supplies and hygiene products, while
other volunteers sorted, wrapped, transported,
served, cleaned and gave of their time and talents on
and before Christmas Day.
-Many local Nassau County restaurants and
resorts donated and prepared the turkeys and a
complete Christmas dinner for over 300 people in
attendance. Local citizens, book clubs, ACT, con-
gregations, businesses and schools generously gave
their support with monetary gifts, unwrapped toys,
books and school supplies and much needed meet-
ing and storage space.
A big "thank you" to the News-Leader, to the local
Pirates Club who invaded, local veterans who pur-
chased flags to hand out to the children, local singers
who provided music and Christmas carols, Executive
anspQrt tion and other volunteers w 0h, droye
se fam iiesrwjithout trans8o a. l;; an?
Angels'A whih'-ped on, rTah~s Iay'and, of
course, Santa and Mrs. Claus, who delighted the chil-
dren by driving in on a Harley, then gave out pres-
ents and enthusiastically sat for pictures with the chil-
dren.
To the entire community who graciously gave
donations to support this local charity, I extend our
deepest thanks. We could not have done it without
you.
It was a day for the children, but it is a day for all
of us to share the spirit of the holiday and to expe-
rience the joy of giving. As Winston Churchill once
said, "We make a living by what we get, but we
make a life by what we give."
Sandy Balzer, President
Joy to the Children, Inc.


VOICE OF THE PEOPLE


NewYears resolution
Last year was indeed the year of eating danger-
ously.
Consumer Reports got things rolling by reporting
that 83 percent of all raw chickens harbor campy-
lobacter or salmonella, leading causes of food-borne
disease. Spring and summer brought 20 recalls of 30
million pounds of ground beef contaminated with
lethal E. coli.
All through the year, two dozen scientific reports,
including a mammoth one by the World Cancer
Research Fund, linked meat and dairy consumption
with elevated risk of colon, stomach, pancreatic,
prostate, breast, uterine and ovarian cancers.
A dozen more reports linked meat and dairy with
obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure. A survey of
30,000 children by the National Center for Health
Statistics indicated an alarming rise in high blood
pressure, a precursor to heart attack and stroke.
Leonardo DiCaprio's The 11th Hour reminded us
that, according to the U.N., animal agriculture accounts
for 18 percent of greenhouse gas emissions more
than automobiles.
The national uproar over Michael Vick's brutal
dogfighting operation made us wonder why we toler-
ate the brutal treatment and slaughter of billions of
cows, pigs and other innocent, sentient animals for our
dinner table.
The dawn of the new year is a great time to explore
the rich variety of veggie burgers, dogs, deli slices,
heat-and-eat dinners and soy-based milk, cheese and
ice cream in our local supermarket, as well as the tra-
ditional vegetables, nuts, grains and fruits. It's the
one New Year's resolution that's easy and fun to keep.
Robyn Potter
Fernandina Beach

Qualifications, not politics
I object to a portion of your editorial 'Time to
change planning board," Jan. 4. Yes, it is past time to
revamp the board with new people, new ideas, 'to
replace the failed ideas of the past, but your charac-
terization of the effort as politically motivated is very
wrong.
I supported Angie. Hall not because she is a
Democrat, but because she is the only qualified can-
didate from District 4 who is not connected with devel-
oper or real estate interests. Nassau County is in the
difficulty it is in (roads, recreation, drainage, finances)
because the county government has been dominated
by the very interests it should be controlling. A new
board member is needed from District 4. None of the
incumbents should be returned to office. Which leaves
only Angie Hall among qualified candidates at this
moment.
It was unfortunate that at a recent county com-
mission meeting at which a number of residents spoke
on the need to change the Planning and Zoning Board,
that one of the speakers was Joan Cipriano, who sup-
ported her longtime friend Angie Hall. Joan is a former
president of the Democratic Club here, so it gave the
impression that there was an effort by the Democratic
Party to get Hall on the board. That was an unfortunate
coincidence. There is no organized Democratic effort
to change the board.
I am an Independent who supports the best can-
didate no matter what party. I am also supporting sev-
eral Republicans for the board. It's the qualifications
,that counnot the politics! ..,
'. -. noRobert M. Weintraubl
... ..'. East Nassau Homeowners' Council

Not political
When presidential candidate Barack Obama won
the Democratic caucuses in Iowa, it was a special
moment in our history because Obama obtained his
victory with support from Democrats, Republicans
and Independents. This nonpartisanship has struck a
chord with many Americans who are tired of the polit-
ical partisanship that has paralyzed our national gov-
ernment.
We need to strike the same chord here in Nassau
County, but that isn't happening yet. When individual
citizens try to have a say in local government, they are
immediately branded by their political affiliation. After


several people spoke at a recent county commission
meeting, your Jan. 4 editorial ('Time to. change plan-
ning board') assumed they were all Democrats and it
was an organized effort to get across a Democratic
viewpoint.
I was one of those who spoke, and I am a Democrat,
but I did not know the affiliation of all those who
spoke, nor should that matter. I was not speaking as
a Democrat but as an 11-year resident who has been
upset by the non-stop destruction of our woods to
build empty shopping centers. All these projects were
approved by a Planning and Zoning Board that did not
ask developers for anything in return to preserve our
natural beauty..
Since the county commissioners were going to
appoint new members to the Planning and Zoning
board at the Dec. 16 meeting, I thought this was a per-
fect opportunity to express an opinion that many peo-
ple agree with..
I'm disappointed because the News-Leader's edito-
rial does not promote the united future that our com-
munity needs. Instead, you labeled it a political event,
which it wasn't. I know many Republicans who are just
as worried about overdevelopment as I am, and I don't
think you do anyone justice by making this political.
All homeowners in Nassau County care about our
future. I hope our commissioners select candidates
regardless of party affiliation when they decide on
their new appointments.
Joan Cipriano
Fernandina Beach


board.
We don't know what directions, if any, the city com-
mission has given the city manager for the expendi-
tures of the impact fees, nor do we know the timing for
the expenditures before the fees had to be returned to
the residents who had paid them to the city. I can tell
you this a local landscaper priced 100-gallon live
oak trees to me at $500 each, and if that's the price then
the 20 trees purchased by the city for $175 each appear.
to be a bargain.
The city should be about beautification we're still
waiting for a park of the waterfront. We'd like to have
some beautification on Eighth Street with a park on the
corner of Lime at the entrance to the city. If these
trees can be used for those projects then I, as a resi-
dent (stockholder) of the city, applaud the actions of
the city manager.
If you keep criticizing and reprimanding the city
manager, then one of two things will happen, and I
think you know what they are. If, on the other hand,
you set the policies and give the city manager some
direction, support and, yes, even some latitude and
appreciation, then he may be able to move the city for-
ward in the manner that residents (stockholders) are
looking for.
In my opinion, the city manager didn't deserve
criticism for his actions, what he needs now is an apol-
ogy from the city commission and a pat on the back.
Lou Goldman
Fernandina Beach

UnAmerican


management sonse to your editorial Jan. 4 ('Time to change
Re: "Commissioners chastise Czymbor again," planning board'), I disagree. When anyone denies
Jan. 4. another group the right to voice their opinion and par-
If the ctnt of this j true it appearstp qe,.- ticipate in lo,. decisions, it is unAmerican. ..
,\-that'theise e 'of micro- eired tod ngiq Hall as a Democrat h*#Jas
maMgb 'iss n. Compare ottty o right to r&e on a county planning cdmifssion. Yet
to a multimillion-dollar public corporation most you agree that she is qualified for a position with her
of the corporations have a board of directors (our city experience in highway construction projects. She chal-
commission) elected by the shareholders (residents), lenged the Republican majority for a seat on the coun-
the board of directors has a chairman of the board ty commission and lost. That says volumes about her
(our mayor) and most of the companies have a chief character. So, according to you, a Democrat has no
executive officer (city manager) that is hired by the rights to public service.
board. Your thinking is terribly flawed. There is no diver-
The board of directors sets the policies and direc- sity on any of the commissions. Very little is accom-
tion of the company, approves the budgetary income plished in this county with that type of thinking. Two
and expenses for the operating year and meets on a of the commissioners no longer live in the district
regular basis to handle necessary business of the they represent, so it's all right if some people do not
company. The CEO runs the company on a day-to- follow the rules. I think diversity is what makes this
day basis and is given certain latitude to make deci- country great.
sions and approve payments for goods and/or services Joyce A. Frink
that are within the budget or the policies set by the Yulee


VIEWPOINT/MICIAEL REAGAN/CAGLE CARTOONS



Why McCain surges, Huckabee to stumble


Although Mike Huckabee
once suddenly leaped
into the lead in the
Republican primary con-
tests, he began to drop back just
as suddenly as the New
Hampshire contest approached.
On the other hand, John
McCain once considered all-
but-finished has reportedly
surged ahead in New Hampshire
and is showing signs that he
could go alLthe way to the nomi-
nation.
Why these developments
have surprised a lot of the so-
called experts is puzzling.
There are solid reasons for the
sudden turnabout vis-A-vis
Huckabee versus McCain, and
close observers should have seen
them coming.
Everybody agrees that
Huckabee's strength comes from
the evangelical Christians. This
Baptist minister loudly proclaims
his Christian faith at every whis-
tle stop, and the evangelicals eat
it up. It is the reason why he
came to the forefront in Iowa and
it will be the reason for his down-
fall in New Hampshire and the
rest of the primaries.
What few seem to realize is
that his entire campaign rests on
his strength among the evangeli-
cal Republican voters in Iowa,


ADAM ZYGLIS/THE BUFFALO NEWS


where they are a majority.
Without this advantage else-
where, he has nothing left in his


quiver. He is a single-issue man,
and once his faith the only
arrow he has is no longer


sought, he will have nothing else
to offer but his quips, his ready
wit and his Clinton-like charm.


Huckabee has become the
Tom Tancredo of the evan-
gelical Christian vote in Iowa.
Tancredo was a one-issue candi-
date. If you asked him about any-
thing he brought it back to immi-
gration. You cannot win the
presidency being a one-issue can-
didate.
By going after the evangelical
vote in Iowa, he has made.himself
a one-issue-candidate. Voters no
longer think of him as the former
governor of Arkansas, but rather
as the Baptist minister running
for president.
Moreover, he has revealed a'
shocking .ignorance about
foreign policy and national-
security issues, showing himself
totally unprepared to grapple with
matters such as the assassination
of Benazir Bhutto, the kind of
event a president must be pre-
pared to confront at a moment's
notice.
When voters think about God
they think about Mike Huckabee;
when they think about the econo-
my or foreign policy they think
about other candidates.
John McCain is surging
because when voters sit back and
look at the field of candidates, out
of all of them he's the only one in
the Republican upper tier who is
consistent. He is consistent in a


field of GOP candidates who
appear to be inconsistent from
one year to the next and from
one decade to the next on
issues important to this cam-
paign.
He's his own man and he's the
only adult in the field who has
shown consistency. You always
know where he stands, You may
not agree with his positions on
immigration or campaign financ-
ing, but he leaves no doubt about
his positions on those issues.
John McCain is a man of
great courage, in-your-face hon-
esty and gravitas. He stands out
among the leading candidates
who seem to be one way today
and another way tomorrow. John
McCain has been the same yes-
terday, is the same today and you
know he will be the same tomor-
row.
That's what the voters are
looking for and this is why we are
seeing this movement to John
McCain in New Hampshire and
other states.
Mike Reagan, the eldest son of
the late President Ronald Reagan,
is heard on more than 200 talk
radio stations nationally as part of
the Radio America Network. E-
mail comments to Reagan@cagle
cartoons.com. This column is dis-
tributed by Cagle Cartoons.


SERVING YOU


Nassau County Commissioners:
Jim B. Higginbotham, District 1-Fernandina Beach, 321-0766 (h), 753-3442 (cel),
email: jhigginbotham@nassaucountyfl.com
Mike H. Boyle, District 2-Amelia Island, Nassauville, 491-1908 (h), 753-1409 (cell),
email: mboyle@nassaucountyfl.com
Tom Branan, District 3-Yulee, 261-7739 (h), 753-3489 (cell),
email: tbranan@nassaucountyfl.com
Barry Holloway, District 4- Hilliard, Bryceville, Boulogne, 845-3480 (h), 753-1072 (cell),


email: bholloway@nassaucountyfl.com
Marianne Marshall, District 5-Callahan, 879-2729 (h), 879-6971 (fax) no email.
City of Fernandina Beach Commissioners:
Mayor Bill Leeper: Group 3- 277-0788, email: bleeper@fbfl.org
Vice Mayor Joe Gerrity: Group 2 261-3556, email: jogerbmw@aol.com
Ken Walker: Group 1 -261-9875, email: kwalker@fbfl.org
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Sunset over Marsh Lakes is for the birds


Endangered wood storks are a cominon sight at Marsh Lakes.


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hurry. Just drive over to Marsh
Lakes on A1A just off the island
and take a look at the pond at the
entrance around dusk.
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looks like
S laundry hang-
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trees, but
hang in there
and look clos-
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There are
Pat birds, eight
Foster-Turley species or
more have
been spotted
WILDWAYS here, a few
hundred
birds all told that roost in these
trees every night. Herons,
egrets, ibis, cormorants, anhin-
gas, sometimes even endangered
wood storks, gather in these
trees from all over this part of
the county to rest together at
night, safety in numbers.
At dusk this weekend, while I
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over the pond and into the shore-
side trees and bushes to roost for
the night.
I've never seen so many little
blue herons in one place before -
there must be 30 or more that
share these roosts. And the white
ibis are even more plentiful,
maybe 200 or more of them,
brown immature ones and all
white adults flocked next in
droves, filling any vacant spots in
and among the great egrets and
snowy egrets and anhingas and
cormorants.
These very same birds no
doubt are some of the individuals
we see all over Amelia Island by
day, feeding alone or in small
groups, in our various retention
ponds. Although these water
birds.have their own individual
daytime feeding territories, at
night this roost is where their
social life takes off. In the
jostling for space at just a few
trees and bankside shrubs the
birds clack at each other and
move around a bit until they find
a suitable branch-mate to spend
the night with. These birds must
all know each other, and know
their neighbors and generations
of these birds have roosted in
these same trees for years.
As I watched, one adult white
ibis arrived with a flock of about
20, but broke off from the group
at the trees to settle in next to a
lone immature white ibis in
.ertheir. greeting, -UZZled bills
and then settle Idown beside one
another. Was that a parent and its
offspring? Seems likely to me.
One can only imagine the social
information these birds
exchange about their day alone
when at last they group up for,
the night.
Wood storks are also begin-
ning to use this roost. This feder-
al and state endangered species
is making a comeback in our
area. All around Marsh Lakes
people spot groups of these large
birds in their backyards and
docks on the lake. Maybe some
of the little blue herons and
snowy egrets and white ibis
already nest in the trees at the
front of Marsh Lakes, but this
has not yet been documented. It
is only a matter of time, here's
hoping, that these birds, and
even wood storks, also start nest-
ing in these trees.
But it may be too late, already.
What these birds don't yet know,
but will soon, is that the parcel of
land they call home is scheduled
for demolition. A strip mall, with
a liquor store, restaurant and
other businesses, is slated for
this parcel of land. If you want to
see this roost -which rivals the
bird roost at the St. Augustine
Alligator Farm, but is a lot closer
to us you'd better get on out to
Marsh Lakes soon.
Better yet, look at the birds at
sunset, then come on out to the
county commission meeting at 6
p.m. on Monday at the county
offices on AlA just a bit further
down the road and voice yoqr
comments.
Maybe if this habitat is turned
into a strip mall, the collective
group of birds will find.another
suitable roost nearby where we
can still see them. But maybe
not. It sure would be a crying
shame to lose yet another won-
der of our natural Nassau County
world.
Pat Foster-Turley is a zoologist
living on Amelia Island. Contact
her at patandbucko@yahoo.com to
report your own wildlife observa-
tions or to book a private nature
tour


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POLITICS IN BRIEF


Democrats to meet
The Nassau County Democratic
Executive Committee is scheduled to
meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the County
Building on Pages Dairy Road in Yulee,
next to the fire station just west of US 17.
This meeting is open to all registered
Democrats in Nassau County. For more
information, visit www.nassaudems.org,
e-mail info@nassaudems.org or call local
party headquarters at 261-3364.
Tax reform
Two community meetings are sched-
uled to raise support for a proposed tax
reform issue on the ballot Jan. 29.


Trey Price, public policy representa-
tive of the Florida Association of Realtors,
is scheduled to lead the discussions,
which will include a question and answer
session.
The first meeting is set for 6 p.m.
Monday at Yulee Elementary School,
86063 Felmor Road. The second meeting
is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday at Callahan
Elementary School, 449618 US 301.
The meetings are sponsored by the
Nassau County Association of Realtors.
The Realtors Political Issues Committee
is supporting a campaign to "vote yes on
1." Amendment 1, which would lower
property tax bills for Floridians, is on a
statewide ballot Jan. 29.


Sierra Club coffee
Fernandina Beach Commissioner Joe
Gerrity will participate in the Jan. 24
"Commissioners & Conservation Coffee"
sponsored by the Nassau Sierra Club. It
is scheduled to be held from 9-10 a.m. at
the Kof6 Haus on Sadler Road.
This series of events with county and
city officials is designed to provide an
opportunity for the public to discuss
environmental and conservation issues
and open a continuing dialogue between
the public and elected officials on con-
cerns about preserving the natural beau-
ty of Nassau County, conserving open
space, obtaining funding to protect sensi-


tive land and other issues.
For information about the program,
contact Bob Weintraub at 491-6817.
Debates
Florida Atlantic University in Boca
Raton has been selected to host two live
debates featuring the major Republican
and Democratic candidates for president.
Decision 2008: Before You Vote, a part-
nership that includes Leadership Florida,
the Florida Press Association and the
Florida Public Broadcasting Service Inc.,
will host the debates to air live on
MSNBC on Jan. 23 and 25.
The debates will occur in advance of
Jan. 29 primaries in Florida and South


Carolina and primary elections in 24
states on Feb. 5.
WestSide Republicans
The Westside Republican Club meets
the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.
in the Community Center at 37177 Pecan
Street, Hilliard.
The club is open to all registered
Republicans.
West Side Democrats
The Westside Democratic Club meets
at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each
month in the County Building on
Micklef Road in Callahan. For informa-
tion call Phil Morton at (904) 879-5163.


NOTICE TO NASSAU COUNTY VOTERS

The Presidential Preference Primary Election will be held

Tuesday, January 29,2008 Polls Will Be Open From 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m

SAMPLE BALLOTS WILL BE MAILED TO EVERY REGISTERED VOTER IN NASSAU COUNTY.
IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE YOUR SAMPLE BALLOT, PLEASE CONTACT THE SUPERVISOR OF
ELECTIONS OFFICE IMMEDIATELY TO ENSURE THAT YOUR VOTER RECORD IS ACCURATE.
If you have had an address change, including a 911 address change, or any other type of
change to your voter record and have not notified the Supervisor of Elections office, please do so immediately.
This will avoid delays and additional paperwork at your polling place on Election Day.


UPDATE YOUR VOTER RECORD
It is the voter's responsibility to notify the Elections Office if you:
Change your address (moved within the county) by phone, fax, in writ-
ing or online at www.votenassau.com.
Change your address (moved from another county), or change your
name, political party, or need to update your signature if it has signifi-
cantly changed fill out a Florida Voter Registration Application and mail
or deliver it to the Supervisor of Elections office.
Applications are available at both Nassau County Supervisor of Elections
offices or online at www.votenassau.com. Additionally, applications are avail-
able at any Supervisor of Elections office throughout the State of Florida,
Florida Driver's License offices, state agencies that provide public assistance,
public libraries, most county governmental offices, and armed forces recruit-
ment offices and will be forwarded to the Nassau County Supervisor of
Elections office.
VOTING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE
Any voter who requires assistance to vote may request assistance of
two election officials or some other person of his/her own choice to
assist him/her in casting his/her vote. F.S. 97.061; F.S. 101.051; Voting
Rights Act, Section 208.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in
the election process should contact the Supervisor of Elections office at 904-
4 V-7Ot'0,! 6260 ZJ'T611 Free, or 904-491'7510 TDD at least'seve 9b
two (72) hours in advance to request such accommodations.


NOTICE OF CANVASSING BOARD
2008 PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY
MEETING SCHEDULE


DATE


TIME


January 25, 2008 1 p.m.
January 29, 2008 5 p.m.


PURPOSE OF MEETING
Canvass Absentee Ballots
Canvass Absentee Ballots/Early
Voting and Precinct Returns


February 1, 2008 5:15 p.m. Canvass Provisional Ballots


February 8, 2008 3 p.m.


Canvass Overseas Ballots


All meetings of the County Canvassing Board will be held at the
James S. Page Governmental Complex, 96135 Nassau Place,
Conference Room A, Yulee, Florida. Additional meetings may be
scheduled as required.


CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
INFORMATION
For more information on the proposed constitutional amendment
on the Presidential Preference Primary Ballot, please visit the
Department of State's website: http://election.dos.state.fl.us/
initiatives/initdetail.asp?account=10&seqnum=68 or contact
the Supervisor of Elections office to receive a booklet.


FLORIDA IS A CLOSED PRIMARY STATE
This means that in a Primary Election, Democrats will receive
a Democratic ballot, Republicans will receive a Republican
ballot, and minor parties with nominated candidates will receive
their respective ballot. Voters registered with no party affiliation
or with a minor party without qualified candidates will receive
a nonpartisan ballot.


VOTER'S CHECKLIST

Know where your polling place is located.
Learn about candidates and issues.
_ Review your sample ballot.
Contact the Elections Office if assistance is needed.
_ Bring photo and signature identification to vote.
VOTE with confidence!

VICKI P. CANNON 416


SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS


EARLY VOTING
BEGINS: Monday, January 14, 2008 ENDS: Saturday, January 26, 2008
Monday Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

TOUCH SCREEN VOTING IS AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING
EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE:

All registered Nassau County voters may vote at any early voting site. Please remember to bring your photo and signa-
ture identification with you to the polling place. If you do not have the required identification, you may vote a provisional
ballot. Voter information cards may not be used for identification.


Fernandina Beach City Hall
204 Ash Street
Fernandina Beach, Florida


Callahan Town Hall
542300 US Highway 1
Callahan, Florida


James S. Page Governmental Complex
Supervisor of Elections Office
(Conference Room A)
96135 Nassau Place
Yulee, Florida

Hilliard Branch Library
15821 County Road 108
Hilliard, Florida


Audio touch screen ballots are available at all early voting locations.


VbtE BY MAIL BALLOT REQUE'Jt (A sNTEE BALLOT)
Any registered voter may vote by mail (no reason required). Ballots may be requested in person, by telephone, by fax, by
mail or online at www.votenassau.com. Ballots are available approximately 30 days prior to the election. The voter's
name, residence address, date of birth and signature (written requests only) must be provided when making the request.

ELECTION DAY
Polling places are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. You may cast your ballot on the touch screen voting equipment at
your assigned polling location. Audio touch screen ballots are available at all precincts. If you do not know your precinct
and polling place location, please review the information on your voter information card or call the Supervisor of Elections
office. Please be advised that it is against the law to knowingly vote outside of the precinct in which you live.

Photo and signature identification is required by Florida law -
or you will be allowed to vote a provisional ballot. Florida Statute 101.043


Touch screen voting equipment accommodates persons with disabilities.
Please contact the Supervisor of Elections office for further details.

LEGAL NOTICE
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 101.20(2), Florida Statutes, each registered voter was mailed a
sample ballot for the Presidential Preference Primary to be held Tuesday, January 29, 2008.


NOTICE OF POLLING PLACE CHANGES
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following polling place changes:
POLLING PLACE CHANGES:
Precinct 201: The polling place location for Precinct 201 has been changed
FROM O'Neil Fire Station TO New Life Baptist Church, 464069 ST 200, Yulee.
Precinct 404: The polling place location for Precinct 404 has been changed
FROM River Road Fire Station TO River Road Baptist Church, 21067 CR 121, Hilliard


Centre Street, Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034 96135 Nassau Place, Suite 3, Yulee, Florida 32097
Phone: 904-491-7500 Toll Free: 1-866-260-4301 Fax: 904-432-1400 TDD: 904-491-7510
Visit our website at www.votenassau.com for election information and more!







WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9,2008 NEWS News-Leader


POLICE REPORT


This was written by Shannon
Malcom of the News-Leader from
oral and written reports by the
Nassau County Sheriff's Office, the
city of Fernandina Beach Police
Department and other agencies.
Arrest indicates suspicion of a crime,
not guilt.
Anyone with information about
criminal activity can contact the
Fernandina Beach Police Depart-
ment at 277-7342 or the Nassau
County Sheriffs Office anonymously
by calling 225-0147 in Yulee and
Fernandina Beach or 879-2136 in
Callahan, Hilliard and Bryceville.
The "We Tip" program 1-800,
78CRIME also allows callers to
leave anonymous tips.
Train derails
No one was injured Friday
when a train derailed in downtown
Fernandina Beach at Ash Street.
According to police, the engine
of the train went off the tracks
about 6 p.m. An employee of the
First Coast Railroad Yard told
police the tracks were "lined for
rail traffic" at 3 p.m. in preparation
for the train. A few hours later, he
saw two white males throwing a
football on the railroad right-of-
way, and at 6:03 p.m. the train


jumped the tracks at a switch close
to where the men were seen.
After an investigation, police
learned one of the switches had
been flipped, changing the align-
ment of the tracks. The men were
reportedly throwing the ball "with-
in approximately 75 yards" of the
switch.
No arrests were made and the
case has been closed. No cargo
was damaged as a result of the inci-
dent.
Dogshot
A German shepherd dog suf-
fered a minor injury Thursday after
it was shot by a Nassau County
deputy.
According to a report by
Deputy P. Crews, he and another
deputy were at a Lem Turner Road
residence to conduct an investiga-
tion when the dog ran out of the
home barking and bit Crews.
Crews said he hit the dog with
his flashlight, but "the dog was
attempting to bite (him) again." So
Crews reportedly fired one round
of ammunition at the dog from his
Nassau County Sheriff's Office
firearm; the dog then ran away.
Crews was taken to Baptist
Medical Center Nassau for treat-


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ment of the bite and the dog was
picked up by Nassau County
Animal Control.
Churches vandalized
Three Fernandina Beach
churches were vandalized some
time between Christmas Day and
Dec. 26, according to a report from
the Fernandina Beach Police
Department.
Memorial United Methodist
and First Presbyterian, both on
Centre Street, and St. Peter's
Episcopal on Atlantic Avenue had
occult symbols upside down
crosses and pentagrams spray-
painted on their doors.
The incidents are under inves-
tigation.

School buses
vandalized
Eight school buses and a per-
sonal vehicle were vandalized last
month while parked in the Nassau
County School Board storage facil-
ity in Hilliard. The damage was
discovered and reported Dec. 29.
According to the police report,
several windows in the vehicles
were broken as well as two exteri-
or lights on nearby portable build-
ings.
David Buchanan, school board
director of transportation, told
detectives he last saw the vehicles
on Dec. 21 about 2 p.m. and that all
the gates were locked at that time.
Police believe the suspect or
smsp'yts mayThlYg cltb6td over
the gates togetto tIhe'uses, then
threw rocks at the windows.


A car parked inside the bus
yard, a 1994 Geo Metro, had win-
dows broken as well; police were
not immediately able to contact the
owner..
Shoe prints were discovered at
the side gate entrance of the bus
yard; identical prints were found
inside the bus yard. The prints
were photographed.
The case is under investigation.
Gun incident
A Jacksonville man was arrest-
ed Dec. 30 after he allegedly point-
ed a gun at a man who asked him
if he needed help.
Hakieem Omar Mack, 31,
reportedly was driving a sport util-
ity vehicle on Johnson Road while
the victim and his wife were out-
side their home smoking; the vic-
tim said he saw the vehicle lights
go on in the roadway in front of
his house, so he walked over and
asked the driver believed to be
Mack if he needed help.
Mack allegedly told the man to
mind his own business and "sat a
gun on the window seal pointed in
(the. victim's) direction," accord-
ing to a report of the incident.
When police approached Mack
to discuss the report, he admit-
ted having a firearm and allowed
a deputy to secure a gun he had
in the center console of his
vehicle.
Mack told police he was waiting
for an acquaintance, but he was
not sure exactly where her home
was and that's why hewasaditing
initlie road. It said thie wVdcfir was
drunk and approached him and


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told him that he was not doing any-
thing but minding his own busi-
ness." Mack said he then saw his
acquaintance drive up, so he drove
to her home and she got into his
vehicle.
Mack was arrested on charges
of aggravated assault with a dead-
ly weapon and possession of a
weapon by a convicted felon.
Football fury
A Kirkland man was arrested
Dec. 26 after an altercation in the
parking lot of Publix on Sadler
Road.
According to witnesses, the
argument between suspect Marcus
Adam Young, 24, and James
Montgomery of Fernandina
Beach began in the checkout line
inside the grocery store when
Montgomery "made a derogatory
statement about a college football
team."
Montgomery then left the store
and Young reportedly followed him
into the parking lot, where 'he
kicked Montgomery's grocery
bag.
"As the victim turned, (Young)
struck him in the face with a closed
fist," according to a Fernandina
Beach Police Department report.
'The stunned victim fell to the
pavement ... (and) sustained a
bleeding facial wound."
Montgomery was treated at
Baptist Medical Center Nassau.
He reportedly had several broken
facial bones and a concussion.
Young was arrested on a charge of
aggravated battery.
Felonyarrests
James Adam West, 25, Old
Dixie Hwy., Callahan, Sunday,
grand theft of an automobile.
Russell Bryan Tyler, 26,
45199 Iris Blvd., Callahan, Sunday,
violating probation for a conviction
of sale or delivery of marijuana, no
bond.
Henry Dewitt Jones, 45, 228
South 10th St., Fernandina Beach,
Saturday, battery on a law enforce-
ment officer and aggravated bat-
tery by a person in a detention
facility.
John Kevin Davis, 23, 87684
Roses Bluff Road, Yulee, Friday,
violating probation for convictions
of felony battery and possession
of a controlled substance with
intent to sell, no bond.
Evelyn Perkins, 50, 436 S.
Ninth St., Fernandina Beach,
Friday, violating probation for a
conviction of aggravated assault.
Roy Wayne Hector, 52, 1990
S. Fletcher .A.w:-Ftrnandina
lBeach, Thursi4afeonyattery.
Bonnie Ann Tippins, 49,
54847 Church Road, Calla-
han, Thursday, interfering with
custody.
Nicholas Allen Tillisch, 23,
Jacksonville, Thursday, Clay
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Jacksonville, Jan. 2, Duval County
warrants for dealing in stolen prop- .
erty, grand theft, criminal mischief
and attaching a tag not assigned,
no bond.
Mikell Devon Wilson, 23, St.
Marys, Ga., Jan. 2, violating pro-
bation for a conviction of posses-
sion of more than 20 grams of mar-
ijuana, no bond.
Jami Alane Wooten, 43, 292
Otter Run Drive, Fernandina
Beach, Jan. 1, obtaining property in
return for worthless checks.
Larry Dewayne Crews, 32,
850762 US 17, Apt. B-4, Yulee, Jan.
1, Okeechobee County warrant for
sale or delivery of a controlled sub-
stance, $25,000 bond.
Sonia Gaitan, 25, 850754 US
17, Yulee, Dec. 31, larceny.
David Matthew Holcomb, 23,
Jacksonville, Dec. 31, grand theft.
Paula Jean Fulda, 36,
Jacksonville, Dec. 31, Marion
County writ of bodily attachment.
Jerry Dean Martin, 58, Plant
City, Dec. 28, DUI and possession
of a controlled substance.
Rene Baca Duran, 34, 2637
Midway Road, Fernandina Beach,
violating probation for a conviction
of possession of more than 20
grams of marijuana, no bond.
Diana Denise Edwards, 24,
56209 Hickox Lane, Callahan, Dec.
28, habitual driving with a license
that has been suspended or
revoked.
Craig Maurice Maine, 41,
Jacksonville, Dec. 28, possession
of more than 20 grams of marijua-
na.
Edward Allen Hatfield, 32,
850430 US 17, Yulee, Dec. 27,
Chattooga County, Ga., warrant for
failure to appear in court on a
charge of burglary.
I Christopher Sieron Mote, 21,
1110 Hickory St., Fernandina
Beach, Dec. 27, violating commu-
nity control for a conviction of leav-
ing the scene of an accident.
William Dean Mabe, 49,
76471 Dove Road, Yulee, Dec. 27,
Cobb County, Ga., warrant for vio-
lating probation for convictions of
aggravated sodomy, rape and child
molestation, no bond.
Tiffany Nicole Miller, 27,
Jacksonville, Dec. 26, Duval
County warrants for failure to
appear in court, writing worthless
checks and uttering a forged
instrument.
Rhonda Lee Maley, 45,724 S.
Sixth St., Fernandina Beach, Dec.
26, larceny, possession of cocaine,
possession of less than 20 grams of
marijuana and possession of nar-
cotic equipment.
0* Debra Kaye Howell, 47, -
15841 CR 108, Hilliard, Dec. 26,
Duval County warrant for writing
worthless checks.
Thomas Francis Novotasky,
49, Jasper, Dec. 26, violating pro-
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Public Notice
This public notice is to soliticit Pre-Qualification applications from Bidders
as per the State Requirements for Educational Facilities (SREF, 1999),
Chapter 4.1(8)(a) and Nassau County School district Administrative Rule
7.68 as follows:
(8) Pre-qualification of General contractors for Educational Facilities
Construction. A Board shall pre-qualify contractors for a one-year
period or for a specific project.- The intent of this section is to
prescribe uniform requirements for pre-qualification of contractors.
(a) Criteria. Contractors shall be pre-qualified by a board on the
basis of the following criteria and such other criteria as the
board may adopt.
1. Proof that the contractor holds a contractors license,
which authorizes the contractor to supervise the work
within the scope of the construction project.
2. Evidence that the applicant has financial resources to
start up and follow through on projects and to respond
to damages in case of default as shown by written ver-
ification of bonding capacity equal to or exceeding the
amount of project for which the contractor seeks pre-
qualification. The written verification must be submitted
by a licensed surety company rated excellent ("A-" or
better) in the the current A.M. Best Guide and qualified
to do business within the state. In the absence of such
written verification, the board may require the applicant
to submit any audited financial information necessary to
evaluate an applicant's financial ability to perform the
project and to respond to damages in the event of
default.
3. Evidence of experience with construction techniques,
trade standards, quality workmanship, project schedul-
ing, cost control, management of projects and building
codes for similar or less cost of scope projects as
shown by the successful completion within the past five
(5) years of at least two (2) other projects of similar size.
4. Evidence of satisfactory resolution of claims filed by or
against the contractor asserted on projects of the same
or similar size within the five (5) years proceeding the
submission of the application. Any claim against a
contractor shall be deemed to have been satisfactorily
resolved if final judgment is rendered in favor of the
contractor or any final judgment rendered against the
contractor is satisfied within ninety (90) days of the date
the judgment becomes final.
5. Type of work for which the contractor is licensed.
Evidence of timely completion of projects of similar
scope and size. Include any liquidated damages that
may have been or could have been assessed on these
projects.
The School Board of Nassau County is calling for
proposals for PRE-QUALIFYING GENERAL
CONTRACTORS for the purpose of bidding on the
following construction project in Nassau County,
Florida:
Project Estimated
Location Project Number Description Construction Cost

Hilliard Elementary 9848-241 Eight Primary $1,820,600.00
Classrooms

Callahan 9847-261 Six Intermediate $1,529,050.00
Intermediate Classrooms

Gallahan Elementary 9846-121 Four Primary $900,000.00
Classrooms
Six Intermediate
Yulee Elementary 9850-1102 Classrooms, Two ESE $1,720,000.00
SClassrooms & Site
Improvements
Twelve Intermediate
Yulee Primary 9849-271 mplassrooms,R Siroofg $2,800,000.00
of Existing School
Hilliard Middle/Senior New Locker Rooms,
illiard M9821-151 Demolition, Remodeling & $4,200,000.00
High Renovations
New Cafetorium, Remodel
Callahan Middle 9845-131 Existing to Tn Classroom 800000.00
& Reroofing $3,800,000.00
of Existing School
Pre-qualification packets are available in the office of the Director of
Facilities of the Nassau County School District, 86334 Goodbread Road,
Yulee, Florida, 32097. Interested parties may pick up packets between
the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Completed Packets and a Public Entity Crime Statement must be
returned to the same location no later than 4:00 p.m., February 5, 2008.
For the School Board of Nassau County.
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Director of Facilities.


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A Hilliard family was displaced from its home when it caught fire Sunday night.



No one injured in



Hilliard house fire


Nassau County Fire Rescue
responded to a house fire at 11
p.m. Sunday, finding flames lap-
ping from the front window facing
the street at the home located in
the 37000 block of W. Sixth St. in
Hilliard.
Primary and secondary search-
es were all clear as firefighters
attacked the blaze, which breached
the'ceiling in the master bedroom
and started running through the
attic.
A resident told fire officials she
had been watching television and
had just left with her baby to pick
up her husband from work.
"The fire began in the bedroom


near a wall receptacle," said Fire
Chief Chuck Cooper. "It appears
that the bedding materials and
other clothing were too close to
the receptacle and covered the
wiring not allowing the heat to
escape from the wiring."
The family had one smoke
alarm in the house.
'This is an unfortunate situa-
tion for this family who will be stay-
ing with -family members for
awhile," said Cooper. "Due to the
quick response of Station 40 and
Volunteer Engine 4 just moments
behind, we were able to perform an
offensive attack to contain the blaze
to the room of origin and the attic


space overhead."
Firefighting crews performed
overhaul and continued to check
for hot spots for several hours after
the fire was out.
The American Red Cross
was contacted to meet with the
family and assist with food and
clothing.
There were no fire hydrants in
the area. Volunteers from Station 4
and Station 9 shuttled in water
tankers and pumpers and deliv-
ered additional water to the
scene.
Estimates from fire officials
were $18,000 damage to the struc-
ture and contents.


Solid Waste Task Force to meet


The Nassau County Solid
Waste Task Force Will meet on the
second Thursday of each month in
2008. The first meeting of the year
is set for this Thursday.
The group will meet from 3:30-
5 p.m. in the county commission
chambers at the James S. Page
Governmental Complex, 96135
Nassau Place, Yulee.
Scheduled meeting dates are
Jan. 10, Feb. 14, March 8, April
10, May 8, June 12, July 10, Aug. 9,




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The meeting is scheduled for 7-
9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at First
Coast High School auditorium, 590
Duval Station Road.
The originally scheduled date
for this meeting was changed from
Jan. 10 to Feb. 28 and the location
has moved from Heckscher Drive
Baptist Church to the First Coast
High School auditorium.
For further information call
(904) 251-3335 or visit www.jax-
parks.com.
Hugenot Memorial Park is
south of Amelia Island on AlA in
Duval County.


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The group works to identify
and explore ways to reduce the
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of material recycled iq the county.
The public is invited to be pres-


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needing a reasonable accommo-
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or 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) at least
72 hours in advance of the meet-
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COURT REPORT


The following report was com-
piled by Shannon Malcom, News-
Leader staff from the Jan. 3 court
docket of Circuit Court Judge Robert
Foster.
Dennis Charles Burch plead-
ed guilty to felony criminal mis-
chief. Adjudication was withheld
and he was sentenced to 18 months
of probation and ordered to pay
$373 in court costs and a $50 pub-
lic defender's lien.
Willie Lewis Gillespie plead-
ed guilty to sale or delivery of
cocaine. He was adjudicated guilty
and sentenced to 180 days in the
Nassau County Jail and ordered to
pay $473 in court costs. Gillespie
will not be prosecuted on charges
of possession of cocaine and sale of
cocaine within 1,000 feet of a
school, church or business.
Robert Christopher Haight
pleaded guilty to possession of
movie than 20 grams of marijuana
and sale, delivery, purchase or man-
ufacture of marijuana. He was adju-
dicated guilty and sentenced to six
months in the Nassau County Jail
and ordered to pay $473 in court
costs. Haight will not be prosecut-
ed on a charge of possession of
cocaine and an additional charge of
possession of more than 20 grams
of marijuana. .
Oriska Sherenda Haywood
pleaded not guilty to fraudulently
obtaining unemployment compen-
sation.
Michael Eric Jackson pleaded
guilty to grand theft. He was adju-
dicated guilty and sentenced to six
months in the Nassau County Jail
followed by 18 months of proba-
tion. He was ordered to pay $373 in
court costs and a $50 public defend-
er's lien.
Adriano Enrico Johnson
pleaded guilty to possession of
cocaine, a lesser charge than his
original charge of sale, manufac-
ture, purchase or delivery of
cocaine within 1,000 feet of a
church, business or school.
Adjudication was withheld and he
was sentenced to 45 days in the
Nassau County Jail and 60 days of
unsupervised probation. Johnson
was ordered to pay $473 in court
costs.
Michael Charles Kilian plead-
ed guilty to grand theft. He was
adjudicated guilty and sentenced
to time served in the Nassau


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County Jail and ordered to pay $373
in court costs, a $50 public defend-
er's lien and $20 in restitution.
Mondray George Maye
admitted to violating probation for
a conviction of felony battery. He
was adjudicated guilty and his pro-
bation was revoked and terminated.
Mondray was sentenced to six
months in the Nassau County Jail
without credit for time served.
M Michael Joseph Mickler was
sentenced to 18 months of drug
offender probation for his earlier
conviction of burglary of an occu-
pied dwelling. He was ordered to
pay $373 in court costs and $500 in
restitution.
David William Parker plead-
ed guilty to driving under the influ-
ence of alcohol and possession of a
controlled substance. Parker was
adjudicated guilty on the charge of
DUI and sentenced to one year of
probation and ordered to complete
50 hours of community service.


Parker's driver's license will be sus-
pended for six months and he was
ordered to pay $640.50 in court
costs and fines. Adjudication was
withheld on the charge of posses-
sion of a controlled substance, and
he was sentenced to time served in
the Nassau County Jail and ordered
to pay $473 in court costs. Parker
will not be prosecuted on a charge
of introducing contraband into a
jail.
Ashley Diana Roy pleaded
guilty to petit theft. She was adju-
dicated guilty and sentenced to six
days in the Nassau County Jail fol-
lowed by 60 days of probation and
ordered to pay $193 in court costs
and $500 to the Nassau County
Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement
Trust Fund. Roy will not be prose-
cuted on charges of aggravated
assault with a deadly weapon and
driving with a license that has been
suspended or revoked.
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than moving in


EVANSVILLE, Ind. Florida
has lost its allure while California
has picked up steam, according
to Atlas Van Lines' 2007 Migration
Patterns study. For the second
year in a row Atlas Van Lines
moved more residents out of the
state of Florida than into it.
Americans also continue to
migrate westward and move out of
the Rust Belt states.
"Atlas' migration study reflects
the movement of the nation and
identifies thriving hot spots in
America," said Greg Hoover, sen-
ior vice president and chief mar-
keting officer of Atlas World
Group. "Overall, the number of
household goods moves was
down for the industry, as the post-
Katrina exodus from Louisiana
into the surrounding states lev-
eled off and the housing market
continued to stagnate. Real estate
costs undoubtedly influenced
migration patterns this year as
well."
Here's a closer look at reloca-
tion patterns in 2007 identified in
Atlas' study:
The nation continues to
experience a significant westward
expansion as Americans yearn for
rural settings over urban lifestyles.
Eight of the 13 areas classified as
inbound lie west of the Mississippi
River. For the first time since 1995,


Washington is an inbound state,
joining Alaska and neighbors
Nevada and Oregon. The number
of outbound moves for California
was the lowest recorded in 10
years.
The Southwest pocket that
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states were classified as in-
bound, with Texas welcoming the
highest number of new residents
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SPORTS TALK
JOHN L. CRAWFORD



Del Rio could

obtain Einstein'

status with win
T hanks to a gutsy
move by Jack Del
Rio on the eve of the
regular season, the
Jacksonville Jaguars now have
a shot at NFL immortality.
Because the Jaguars coach
made the eyebrow-raising
decision to part ways with for-
mer QB Byron Leftwich and
put the offense in the hands of
a guy who had been penned as
a career back-up, Jacksonville
finds itself in a position to put
the River City on the national
radar forever.
The Jaguars flirted with
mediocrity for a spell against
Pittsburgh and seemed des-
tined to reclaim their rightful
seat in the back of the bus
after the Steelers charged
back from 18 points down to
take a 29-28 lead late in the
fourth quarter Saturday night
But on a fourth-and-two with
time dwindling and the season
hanging in the balance, Del
Rio's decision paid dividends
when former career back-up
QB David Garrard did some-
thing Leftwich likely wouldn't,
or better yet, couldn't have
done: Win a playoff game.
And, as the famed Paul
Harvey would say, "Now you
know the rest of the story."
IfDel Rio pulls a
postseason rabbit out of
his hat and figures out a
way to beat New
England, we might
just have to nickname
him "Einstein."
OK, OK,.drama aside, the
story has really just begun for
Jacksonville and could have a
miserable ending in Foxboro,
SMass., this weekend without a
much better effort than the
one the Jaguars produced in
the second half against the
Steelers. Tom Brady and the
New England Patriots are
probably foaming at the
mouth to get a hold of a
Jacksonville secondary that
seemed to turn to whipped
cream in the third and fourth
quarters last weekend. So how
do the Jaguars keep Brady
from picking them apart? I'm
not sure they can.
Del Rio's preseason deci-
sion proved to be genius. If he
pulls a postseason rabbit out
of his hat and figures out a
way to beat New England, we
might just have to nickname
him "Einstein" ...
June "Cleaver" Jones has
resigned his position as head
coach of the University of
Hawaii. Speculation is that he
was unhappy with the lack of
commitment from the school's
athletic department. C'mon,
June, just say it. You left
because you didn't want to
visit The Swamp in August
after belittling Florida QB Tim
Tebow last month. Oh well,
good luck at SMU. You proba-
bly won't have to worry about
another BCS smackdown
there...
Speaking of smackdown,
word has it that Michigan just
scored again. Seriously,
Florida's defense, or the lack
thereof, probably has the likes
of Duke shaking its head after
watching the Gators flounder
around against the Wolverines
on New Year's Day to the tune
of 41 points, 28 first downs
and 524 totalyards allowed.
Stark contrast to the 82 total
yards Ohio State amassed on
the grandest stage last
January, hey Gator fans?
The trendy contention
before the game was that
Florida could earn its way into
the 2008 preseason Top 3 with
a convincing win over
Michigan. But last week's
dose of reality the Gators
lost to the team that lost to
Division I-AA Appalachian
State should serve to quell
the hype.
Bottom line, you can have


an offense full of Tebows, but
it won't amount to a hill of
beans if you can't get the
other team off the field.
John L. Crawford's column
appears Wednesdays. E-mail
him atjlcrawford727@aol.com.


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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY9.2008
NEWS-LEADER /FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA


EAGLES GRO UNDED BY PIRATES


Hornet grapplers top three


district foes in tournament


The Yulee High School wrestling team
traveled to Terry Parker for the 16-team
USMC dual tournament Friday and Saturday.
The field was split into two pools of eight
teams and the Hornets went 3-4 in their
pool, beating three district opponents.
Yulee opened with Fletcher Friday and
lost 60-18 to the eventual pool champions.
"We then suffered a disappointing loss to
Englewood 42-30,? YHS Coach Michael
Carty said. "We salvaged a win in the final
dual of the day against Stanton, 42-36.
"Wrestling shorthanded over the holi-
day break, we had to get a bit creative with
our lineup to pull out the few wins that we
did, Stanton included."
Yulee lostd'ts first match of the day
Saturday to Nease, 47-30, but then edged
Jackson 33-30.


"We beat Jackson for the second time
this year with a late rally behind pins from
Billy Lowstetter and Josh Dennis," Carty
said.
St. Augustine edged Yulee 36-28 but the
Hornets finished with a win, defeating district
opponent Raines 42-30.
Sophomore George Shepard went unde-
feated for the tournament, raising his record
to 21-2 on the season. His only losses are to
ranked Georgia wrestlers. James Blocker
(18-5) and Dennis (15-6) both went 6-1.
Dennis wrestled state qualifier Jarrod
Hoover of St. Augustine in a rematch.
"Although Josh lost the decision, he had
him on his back for the second time, nearly
securing the fall," Carty said.
Yulee (7-8) competed Tuesday in the
county tournament at Fernandina Beach.


Overtime


win for


Hornets

BETH JONES
News-Leader
The Yulee High School Hornets
suffered a trio of losses in the KSA
Holiday Tournament in Orlando
Dec. 26-29 but rebounded to beat
Baldwin 75-62 in overtime Friday.
' "Though we've lost our games
in the KSA tournament the first
two years, we've competed at a
high level and the lifelong memo-
ries and team-bonding time that
the guys experience is worth the
trip," said Robert Barrow, YHS
boys basketball coach. "Also, the
competition we face down there is
much tougher than what we regu-
larly face during our season. The
guys get a chance to see the high
level of players that exist through-
out the rest of the country as well."
The win over Baldwin pushed
the Hornets' record to 7-6 overall
and 6-1 in the district.
"Which is much better than
what it was this time a year ago,"
Barrow said. "Baldwin played their
hearts out, taking us into halftime
tied 24-24 and eventually pushing
us into overtime at the end of reg-
ulation. We managed to come out
strong in the extra quarter and fin-
ish the game."
Jarell Mitchell paced the
Hornets with 25 points.
"Demetrius Small started out
slow but came on strong late to fin-
ish with 15 points," Barrow said.
"I'm very proud of this group
because we have very few players
'It have experienced this level of
pressure and the fact that we have
four guys averaging in double fig-
ures speaks volumes about their
teamwork and sacrifice. Hopefully
we can take care of business this
Thursday at Episcopal, setting the
stage to potentially take over the
top spot in the district standings
when we face Ribault this Friday at
home."
The Fernandina Beach Pirates
rallied from a halftime deficit to
beatTrinity Christian 68-59 Friday.
Trinity was up 32-22 at halftime,
but the Pirates came back in the
the third quarter, outscoring the
guests 21-9 to take a 43-41 lead
after three quarters. The Pirates
outscored Trinity 25-18 in the final
quarter.
Carlos Holcey led the Pirates
with 22 points and Jake Brogdon
scored 11. Holcey. also had 10
rebounds, four assists and a steal.
Patrick Garvin pulled down six
boards and had four steals. Chris
Keffer and Trey Kublbock had
nine points apiece and Keffer had
five rebounds while Kublbock was
credited with three.
The Pirates traveled to
Episcopal Tuesday and play at
Bishop Kenny Friday. They are on
the road again next week with a
game at Middleburg Tuesday
before returning home to host the
Hornets Jan. 18.


JAG WIN


Jaguar quarter-
back David
Garrard, in action
Dec. 9 against the
Panthers, steered
his team to a 31-
29 win over the
Pittsburgh Steelers
Saturday in the
AFC wild-card
playoffs. Garrard
scrambled for a
first down late in
the game to set up
Josh Scobee's 25-
yard game winning
field goal.
Jacksonville plays
at New England
Saturday in the
second round of
the NFL playoffs.
BETHJONES
NEWS-LEADER


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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9.2008 SPORTS NEWS-LEADER


SPORTS SHORTS

Get ready.Old Tmers
The Nassau County Old Timers are practicing
at the Ybor Alvarez sports complex on Bailey
Road in Femandina Beach. Any former high
school football players who want to lace up those
cleats for the annual game should attend. Contact
Jody Montgomery at 753-0889.

CCW retms to Fernandina Beach
Continental Championship Wrestling returns to
the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center in
Fernandina Beach Jan. 19 for the annual
Stampede. The main event features a $10,000
over-the-top Rope Battle Royal. Jarrod Michaels
will defend his title against Chris Tumer. Tag team
champions, The Wranglers, will wrestle K-9
Patrol. Pretty Fly goes one-on-one against J.D.
Holla. Scotty Biggs takes on J.T. Taylor. Mark
Bass faces the returning Tommy Right. For the
women's championship, Samantha Steele
defends the title against Nikki Knight. Rock
recording artist Downflow will preform prior to bell
time. A portion of the proceeds benefit the
Fernandina Beach High School band. Advance
tickets are $6 and available at Rowland's
Upholstery, 1120 S. Eighth St. Doors open at 6:30
p.m. Bell time is 7:30 p.m.

Yulee Itte League
Yulee Little League will hold registration for the
2008 spring season Jan. 12, Jan. 19 and Jan. 26
from 9 a.m. to noon and Jan. 28-31 from 3:30-
6:30 p.m. at the ballpark on Goodbread Road.
Original birth certificate and proof of residency are
required at time of registration. Players must be
present to try on uniforms. Tryouts are Feb. 1-2.
Opening day is March 8 with opening ceremonies
starting at 9 a.m.
Volunteer applications for prospective man-
agers and coaches will be accepted during regis-
tration. Call 225-9611. Leave a message; calls
will be returned.

Yulee Pop Warner
Yulee Pop Wamer will be holding registration
for the 2008 season soon. Early sign-up ($100) is
from 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 2. Registration will also
be held from 9 a.m. to noon March 8, April 12,
May 17, June 7, June 14, June 21 and June 28.
Fee is $125. Birth certificate and wallet-size photo
are required at registration. End-of-year report
card and physical will be required by June 28.
Election for board members and head coach-
es is at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 at the ballpark.

Amelia Island Runners
Amelia Island Runners, Femandina Beach's
local running club, is holding midweek group runs
under the lights at the Femandina Beach High
School track through January. The group runs are
free and open to the public for runners and walk-
ers of all ages and abilities. Sessions are sched-
uled from 6-7 p.m. Jan. 16, Jan. 23 and Jan. 30.
Check www.ameliaislandrunners.com for
updates. FBHS is located at 435 Citrona Drive.


',Felnahndiha Beach, Babe Ruth is'egistering
players for the 2008 season. Register online at
www.leaguelineup.com/fernandina or in person
from 6-8 p.m. Mondays in January at 1001 Beech
St. Registration will also be held from 10 a.m. to
noon Jan. 26 at 1001 Beech St.
Fees will be reduced $10 (first player with sib-
ling discount) for players registered before Jan.
15. Fees will be $90 for city residents and $95 for
county residents for the first player with sibling
discounts. Deadline to register is Jan. 28. Late
fee is $10. Anyone interesting in having a child try
out for an upper division should contact Henry
Arato at harato@aol.com.
Managers and coaches need to complete the
Babe Ruth Coaching Certification and submit a
copy along with their coaching/manager applica-
tion to Fernandina Beach Babe Ruth, postmarked
no later than Jan. 12. Coaches from the 2007
season will be mailed a copy of the application. If
not, contact Joe Roszell at steampath@bell
south.net or Butch Sanbom at 753-3346.
Managers and coaches you will be required to
attend an umpire clinic Feb. 2, beginning at 9
a.m., and a training clinic (TBA). Each team will
need two trained scorekeepers. Anyone interest-
ed should attend the clinic Feb. 9, beginning at 10
a.m. Baseball teams in the senior division will be
required to attend a safety clinic (TBA).

Sign up for soccer
Amelia Island Youth Soccer will hold registra-
tion for the spring 2008 season from 5-7 p.m. Jan.
17 and from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 12 at the soccer
field concession stand on Bailey Road. Fees are
$85 for the first child, $80 for the second and $75
for the third. Copy of birth certificates for first-time
players are needed at registration. Online regis-
tration is available for returning players only. Visit
www.aiysoccer.org. Call Raquel at 321-4398 or
753-0602.

Yoga events
Y Yoga's stretch and strengthening class
meets Mondays and Wednesdays at 8 a.m. This
class enhances body movement and is done pri-
marily on an exercise ball. Yoga classes at 6 p.m.
Tuesdays and 10 a.m. Wednesdays are cardio
ball workouts. A yin yoga class, structured for
those who need physical rehabilitation, meets at 5
p.m. Tuesdays. On Jan. 13 and Jan. 27, Y Yoga
will have candlelight yoga sessions at 5:30 p.m.
The class is very gentle and lasts about an hour.
It is a great way to start the week or end it.
Lizzy will have a back to basics workshop Jan..
20. The key to a healthy back lies in understand-


ing your back: basic spinal anatomy and function.
Learn how yoga can be effective in treating and
relieving back pain while maintaining a healthy
back. Leave with a group of basic yoga stretches
and exercises to ease and head off common back
tightness and stiffness caused by repetitive stress
or overuse from daily activities. The cost is $15
and the class will meet at 11 a.m. in the studio.
Hot power vinyasa yoga is Jan. 31 from 6-7:30
p.m. This is a cardio class done in a very hot
room. The cost is $15, or $5 with a pre-paid yoga
session. An introduction to yoga class is
Wednesdays and Fridays at 9 a.m. for all levels.
Saturday walkers for the 26.2 with Donna are
still going strong. The date of the 13-mile Walk
and marathon is Feb. 17. The group meets at
Main Beach and the training is free.
Y Yoga offers senior and students rates. Call
415-9642.


KARATE KICKS


SUBMITTED PHOTOS
Pak's Karate Academy of Fernandina Beach held its quarterly belt promotion
Dec. 1 in Kingsland, Ga. Students demonstrated their color belt forms, one-
step sparring, free sparring and broke a board with their belt kick. Prior to the
promotion, students were quizzed on life skills and Korean terminology words.
Grand Master Song Ki Pak, Master Bryan Peeples and several regional mas-
ters presided over the promotion. Pictured with the students are Master
Instructor Bryan Peeples, instructors Lindy Lesoine, Dan Clifton, Alexa
Clifton, Anna Williams and black belts Melissa Caserta, Tyler Clements, Dustin
Ray, Teddie Lesoine, Kristopher Wise and James Shelton. Promoted to yel-
low/white stripe were Griffin Seuter, Devon Higgins, Uriah Giedrys, Robert
Elefterion, Cameron Jones, Sean Mooney, Andrew Heiser, Christian von Mohr,
Jay Adams, Zachary Bonacchi, Anthony Lightsey, Chandler Wilson and Paul
von Mohr.


Promoting to yellow belt were Andrew Gill, Pat Whorton,
Johnny Hollis, Stacie Whorton, Elan Wright, Luke Amos,
Lindsey Wright, Tommy Erdmann, Mark Gleason and Gavin
Gleason.


Promoting to yellow/green tip belt were Jared Cox, JB Caserta
and Nicholas Sherwood.


Promoting to brown/white stripe belt were Ari Poultney, Seth Lendry,
Savannah Valdes, Abigail Maddox, Carter Phillips, Sam McDonald. Promoting
to brown belt were Kaysie Norton, Debrah Aaron, Cole Schaefer, Cindy
Schaefer, Stone Schaefer, Sterling Schaefer, Douglas Newberry and Alex von
Mohr.


Promoting to
green belt
and joining
the Black
Belt Club
were
Madeline
Mott, Kendra
Moss, Riley
Storey and
Shawn


Promoting to green/blue tip belt were Brandon DeVane, Todd
DeVane, Price Moore, Taylor Hamilton, Jeff Dziak, Brady
Morris and Meagan Lendry.


Promoting to brown/red tip belt was Chase Karpel. Promoting
to red/white stripe belt was Kristen Zur. Promoting to
black/white stripe belt was Mitchell Carroll.


FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL
BOYS SOCCER
Jan. 11 at Keystone Heights 7:00
Jan. 21-25 District at Bolles
Jan. 31-Feb. 8 Regional tournament
Feb. 13-16 State at Fort Lauderdale

FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL


GIRLS SOCCER
Jan. 10 WEST NASSAU
Jan. 14-18 District at JEHS

YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
BOYS BASKETBALL
Jan. 10 at Episcopal
Jan. 11 RIBAULT
Jan. 18 at Fernandina Beach
Jan. 22 UNIV. CHRISTIAN
Jan. 24 WEST NASSAU
Jan. 25 at Bolles
Feb. 4-9 District at Episcopal


6:00




6/7:30
6/7:30
6/7:30
6/7:30
6/7:30
6/7:30


FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL
BOYS BASKETBALL
Jan. 11 at Bishop Kenny 6/7:30
Jan. 15 at Middleburg 6/7:30


Jan. 18
Jan. 22
Jan. 24
Jan. 25
Jan. 29
6/7:30


Promoting to green/white stripe belt were Parker Davis,
William Ferguson Olivia Dziak, Mardie Reilly, Samantha
ke a on d. an ; *,*;:?; ,;*, n,,,,


Promoting to blue/white stripe belt were Dalton Thrift, Brandon Elliott,
Savanna Ferguson, Courtney Davidson and Connor Carter. Promoting to blue
belt was Cody Smith.


Promoting to blue/brown tip belt were Delaney Flanagan, Zachary Martyn,
Jedd Marerro, Amelia Olive, Jessica Reaves, Susanne Hollis and John Hollis.


2007- 8 SCHEDULES


YULEE 6/7:30
at West Nassau 6/7:30
at Bolles 6/7:30
BISHOP SNYDER 6/7:30
UNIVERSITY CHRISTIAN


Feb. 1 HILLIARD
Feb. 4-9 District at Episcopal
* Denotes games for district seeding


6/7:30


FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL
WRESTLING
Jan. 11-12 Tournament at Flagler 12:00
Jan. 15 ENGLEWOOD 6:00
Jan. 19 EPISCOPAL 10am
Feb. 1 District TBA
Feb. 8-9 Regional TBA
Feb. 14-16 State TBA


Jan. 12
10am
Jan. 15
Jan. 17
Jan. 19


YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
WRESTLING
HORNET INVITATIONAL


at Columbia
MIDDLEBURG
Ridgeview Duals


7:00
6:00
10am


Jan. 24
Jan. 25
Feb. 2
Feb. 8-9
Feb. 14-16


at Glynn Academy
BRADFORD
District at Episcopal
Regional at Matanzas
State at Lakeland


7:00
7:00
10am
TBA
TBA


FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL


Jan. 10
Jan. 11
Jan. 14
Jan. 15
Jan. 17
Jan. 22
Jan. 23


GIRLS BASKETBALL
at West Nassau
BAKER COUNTY
at Providence
at Trinity
at Baldwin
YULEE
at Bolles


Jan. 28-Feb. 2 District tournament
* Denotes district games


Jan. 10
Jan. 15
Jan. 18
Jan. 22
Jan. 25


YULEE HIGH SCHOO
GIRLS BASKETBALL
BALDWIN
BISHOP SNYDER
EPISCOPAL
at Fernandina Beac
at Baker County


Jan. 28-30 District


6/7:30
6/7:30
6:15/7:45
6/7:30
6/7:30
6/7:30
6/7:30
nt TBA


L
L
6/7:30
6/7:30
6/7:30
h 6/7:30
6/7:30
TBA


YULEE MIDDLE SCHOOL
SOCCER
Jan. 9 BOYS FCC PLAYOFF
Jan. 10 Girls FCC champ.
Jan. 11 Boys FCC champ.


Jan.
Jan.


FERNANDINA BEACH MIDDLE
SCHOOL
SOCCER
9 Boys division playoffs
10 Girls conference champi-


onships
Jan. 11
onships


Boys conference champi-


YULEE MIDDLE SCHOOL


Jan. 9
Jan. 10
Jan. 11
Jan. 12
Jan. 14
Jan. 15
Jan. 16
Jan. 17


BASKETBALL
POTTER'S HOUSE 4:30/5:30
at Episcopal (boys) 5:00
County at Hilliard
County at Hilliard
Division playoffs-girls TBA
Division playoffs-boys TBA
FCC girls TBA
FCC boys TBA







WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9.2008 SPORTS NEWS-LEADER


Too chilly for men's



blitz on Wednesday


The second day of the New
Year was a chilly one. In fact, it
was too cold and windy for the
blitz players as too few showed
up to have a Wednesday blitz.
Friday was much better
although still a bit on the cool
side for the 52 players who took
part in the blitz at the Fernandina
Beach Golf Club. There were
some good scores turned in,
especially by the higher handi-
caps. Rudy Campanale (88) and
Doug Morris (85) shared individ-
ual honors at plus 10. Charles
Benefield (88) was third at plus 9.
With Benefield and
Campanale on the same team
with Ron Therriault (90, plus 3)
and Dennis Sassenger (90, minus
4), the team finished first at plus
18.
Second place also had a big
minus but, with John Bray (81,
plus 7), Jim Deal (83, plus 6),
Tom Gray (81, plus 4) and Scott
Adams (93, minus 6), it was good
enough for plus 11.
Third place at plus 8 went to
Larry Gallo (86, plus 6), K.
Davies (80, plus 3), Lew Akins
(93, even) and Stan Miller (92,
minus 1),.
There was a tie for fourth
place at plus 5 between the teams
of Morris, George Murphy (88,
even), Carl Guth (87, minus 1),
Mike Lovejoy (87, minus 4) and
M. Vanderhoof (102, minus 3),
Jim White (98, plus 1), Doug
Wolfe (84, plus 4), Chris
Cheshire (97, plus 3).
Association members are
reminded of the upcoming cap-
tain's choice tournament
Saturday. Visit the pro shop for
details and sign-up..

BreakfasMixer
Twenty-one players took part
in the Saturday Morning
Breakfast Mixer with Carl
O'Rourke claiming top honors
with a 77 and plus 7. Alan Sage
(77) and Tony Lopez (78) tied for
second at plus 4. There was also
a tie for fourth place at plus 2
between Simon Carter (80) and
Jim Robertson (85).

Burn awareness golf
The fifth annual Burn
Awareness Week Golf
Tournament will be held Feb. 7
at the Golf Club of North
Hampton. Registration is at 8:30
a.m. and lunch is included.
Sponsorships are available and
individual golfers can play for
$75.
The Nassau County
Professional Firefighters (IAFF)
Local 3101 has partnered with
the Fernandina Beach Shrine
Club to work in concerted effort
to raise the level of burn aware-
ness among parents and provide
burn prevention tips to keep chil-
dren safe from burn injuries.
Proceeds from the golf tour-
nament are for the benefit of
Shriners Hospitals for Children
and are tax-deductible. Shriners
Hospitals for Children is a net-
work of pediatric specialty hospi-
tals where children under the
age of 18 receive excellent med-
ical care absolutely free of
charge. Shriners Hospitals are
located throughout North
America and these "Centers of
Excellence" serve as major refer-
ralcenters for children with com-
plex orthopaedic and burn prob-
lems.
For more information and
entry forms, contact Mike Hagel
at 415-6039.
Proceeds are for the benefit of
Shriners Hospitals for Children.
Morocco Shrine is registered in


GOLF NEWS
Florida to solicit contributions.
The registration is No. SC01125.
Further information may be
obtained by calling 1-800-435-
7352. Solicitation does not imply
endorsement, approval or recom-
mendation by the State.

Pink Links
The Players Championship,
Tour Academy TPC Sawgrass
and Baptist Health teamed up in
October to begin offering "Pink
Links," part of the Link-Up-2-Golf
program, to help breast cancer
survivors get involved with the
game of golf while socializing
with other survivors. The ulti-
mate goal is to provide breast
cancer survivors with an environ-
ment that promotes their healing
process.
To be considered for "Pink
Links," golfers must be breast
cancer survivors at least six
months out of treatment. The
program offers the chance to
learn about the game and to
improve well-being through
increased arm motion and walk-
ing.
The nomination form can be
submitted by friends, co-workers,
relatives or the breast cancer sur-
vivors themselves. The deadline
for nominations for the next ses-
sion is Feb. 1. Those chosen will
be sent a registration form and
medical release to be completed
and returned. The names of-
those not selected for this ses-
sion will be kept on file for future
sessions.
Each session is designed
around three levels of instruc-
tion., Each level consists of four
one-and-a-half-hour sessions,
held at the TPC Sawgrass
Clubhouse. The level-one class is
free for breast cancer survivors,
thanks to both The Players and
the Tour Academy TPC
Sawgrass. The level-two and
level-three sessions will be
offered at half the cost, $75 for
each four-week session.
The schedule for the second
set of Pink Links sessions is as
follows: Level 1, Feb. 23, March
1, March 8, March 15; Level 2,
March 29, April 5, April 12, April
19; Level 3, May 17, May 24, May
31, June 7. The deadline,for sign-
ing up for the third session of
Pink Links will be June 6. Level
1, June 21, June 28, July 5, July
12; Level 2, July 26, Aug. 2, Aug.
9, Aug. 16; Level 3, Aug. 30, Sept.
6, Sept 13, Sept. 20.
For information, call Nelson
Silverio at (904) 273-3528. To
download the nomination form
online, go to e-
baptisthealth.com/pinklinks.

UNF golf tournament
'The 10th annual Kratzert-
Browning UNF Golf Classic will
be March 3. Registration and
continental breakfast begin at 9
a.m. Shotgun start is at noon with
awards to follow play at The Golf
Club at South Hampton, 315
South Hampton Club Way, St.
Augustine. Format is four-person
Florida scramble.
Call Trevor Stanton at (904)
620-1526 or Rick Granger at
(904) 620-1506.

Hurricane Junior GolfTour
A new junior golf tour, the
Hurricane Junior Golf Tour, has
formed and a tournament is slat-
ed for Feb. 2-3 at Sanctuary Cove
in Waverly, Ga. For information,
visit www.hjgt.org.


Ladder matches are starting
to pick up now that the high
school tennis season is around
the corner. The current ladder
standings are as follows: No. 1
Joe McDonald; No. 2 Josh
Hopper; No. 3 Trevor Holden;
No. 4 Mikey Mott; No. 5 Alex
Mott; No. 6 Josh Nelson; No. 7
James Harmon; No. 8 Wyatt; No.
9 Kaylee Moore.
Clinics are held from 4-5 p.m.
Mondays, Tuesdays and
Thursdays and from 2-6 p.m.
Wednesdays. Private lessons are
available by appointment at any-
time. The recent play day saw
some fun singles and doubles
usuing a WIT team format.
Lunch was served at the end of a
fun day of tennis. Call Vishnu
904-524-0243 for more informa-
tion on any of the tennis pro-
grams.
The Yulee Tennis Foundation
and USTA Florida continue to
promote Tennis in the Schools.
Plans are to offer tennis in physi-
cal classes with new curriculum
and training programs designed
for RE. teachers. Tennis in the
Schools meets the FCAT guide-
lines, and equipment and instruc-
tion are free. A recreation coach-
es workshop will be held locally
for all P.E. teachers.


It's that time of year when the
USTA Tennis & Education
Foundation offers scholarship
opportunities for children in
grades 6-12 who are in need of
some financial assistance for
local tennis expenses and schol-
arship funds for continuing edu-
cation beyond high school.
These documents are posted on
the USTA website under commu-
nity tennis, www.usatennisflori
da.usta.com.
The most important deadline
to take note is anyone interested
in applying must have 100 per-
. cent of the application require-
ments to USTA Florida's Andy
McFarland.by Feb. 8. Call 386-
671-8927 or visit www.ustaflori
da.com. E-mail vishnu@yuleeten
nisfoundation.com.
The mission of the Yulee
Tennis Foundation is to promote
tennis throughout Nassau
County.
Thanks to Bob Jones of Yulee,
the Yulee Tennis Foundation's
website has schedules posted.
Visit www.yuleetennisfounda
tion.com to view previous activi-
ties as well as plans for future
events in Nassau County or e-
mail the Nassau County tennis
director vishnu@yuleetennis
foundation.com.


Pirates and
runners con-
verged on
Centre Street
,in last year's
4' Pirates on
the Run. The
2008 event
is Feb. 2.
ED HARDEE
SPECIAL


Pirates on the Run 5K/O10K slated for Feb. 2


The Pirates on the Run
5K/10K, walk and kids' runs will
be Saturday, Feb. 2, starting at
Fernandina Beach City Hall. It's
a unique race that shows
Fernandina Beach at its best -
with a route through the historic
downtown area, and a 10K
course that also includes a trip to
the beach. Keep a watch out for
pirates along the way! But fortu-
nately, they're a friendly "crew,"
a living embodiment of our
island's historic past. They might
even offer you some Mardi Gras
beads!
This race will be a perfect
final race before the new 26.2
With Donna marathon in
Jacksonville. With a course
measured to USA Track & Field
standards, it's also an excellent


opportunity to achieve a seeded
position in the 2008 Gate River
Run.
The event will also feature a
two-mile noncompetitive walk
through the downtown historic
district, plus half-mile and one-
mile fun runs for the kids. The
fun begins with the 5K/10K
races at 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 2, with
the walkers following the run-
ners. The kids' runs start at 9:45
a.m. All of the events start and
finish at Fernandina Beach City
Hall, 224 Ash St.
Awards in the 5K and 10K
will be given to male and female
runners in these categories:
Overall winners, overall masters
(age 40 and over), grandmasters
(50 and over) and senior grand-
masters (60 and over); and


three-deep in these age groups:
13 and under, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29,'
30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54,
55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 and
over.
All pre-registered runners
and walkers will also get a long-
sleeve T-shirt with a pirate
theme. An awards ceremony
with food, drink and door prizes
will follow the kids' run at City
Hall. Race proceeds will benefit
youth running, including Girls
on the Run of N.E. Florida and
the Amelia Island Runner's high
school scholarship fund.
The entry fees for the
5K/10K and walk are $20
through Jan. 25 or $15 for
Amelia Island Runners (except
online). After Jan. 25 through
race day, the fee is $25 for every-


one. The children's entry fee is
$10. No dogs arid strollers will
be allowed on the course.
Get more information and
download a race application at
www.AmelialslandRunners.com.
Applications will also be avial-
able at Club 14 Fitness. Runners
can also sign up on the day of
the race from 7-8 a.m. at City
Hall. Register early. No applica-
tions will be accepted after 8 a.m.
on race day.
Pre-registered runners and
walkers can pick up their race
packets at Club 14 Fitness Feb. 1
from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. or on race
day at City Hall starting at 7 a.m.
For information, e-mail race
director Deborah Dunham at
DDunham426@aol.com or call
261-7398.


The city of Femandina Beach Recreation
Department is offering the following activities:
Adult volleyball is from 7-9 p.m.
Tuesdays and Fridays and from 5-7 p.m.
Sundays at Peck Gym. Cost js $1 per day for
city residents, $3 for non-city.
Open basketball is held Mondays,
Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to
7 p.m., Tuesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to
3 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
at Peck Gym, based on availability. Fee is $1
for city residents, $3 non-city. Students free
with ID.
Peck Gym weight room is open Monday
through Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and
from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Cost is $3
a day or $25 a month for city residents ($30d
non-city). Personal training is available. Fee
is $30 per individual session, $75 per week
(three sessions) or $200 a month (two ses-
sions per week for four weeks). Monthly
packages come with dietary analysis and
food program. Contact Jay at 277-7364 to
schedule a free introductory appointment.
Adult basketball registration will be held
through Feb. 1 at the Atlantic Avenue Recre-
ation Center. Team fee is $350 and due Feb.
1. Games will be played at Peck Gym on
Mondays and Thursdays beginning Feb. 11.
Captains meeting is Feb. 6. Call Jay at 277-
7364 or e-mail jrobertson@fbfl.org.
Winter Challenge Softball Tournament is
Jan. 26 at the Ybor Alvarez softball fields on
Bailey Road. It is open to city of Fernandina


Beach co-ed league teams and prospective
teams for the spring 2008 season. Format is
round robin, followed by single elimination for
the top three teams. Fee is $110 and due
Jan. 21 at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center. Tournament champions receive T-
shirts and half price spring season team fee
($200). Prizes will be awarded for second
and third place also. Call Jason at 277-7350
or e-mail jbrown@fbfl.org.
Youth basketball clinic registration will be
held Feb. 4-27 at the Atlantic Avenue
Recreation Center for ages 5-9. Two-week
sessions are on Mondays and Thursdays
from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Peck Gym beginning
March 3. Fee is $25 for city residents, $30
non-city, with a $5 discount for additional sib-
lings. Birth certificates are required at regis-
tration. Call 277-7364 for information.
Adult tennis programs are offered at the
Central Park courts-with instructor Lanny
Kalpin. Schedule: 3.0/3.5 doubles/singles
clinic from 6-7 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, .
Wednesdays and Thursdays and 7-8 p.m..
Tuesdays; beginners clinic from 7-8 p.m.
Mondays; 2.5/3.0 doubles/singles clinic from
7-8 p.m. Wednesdays and from 8-9 a.m.
Fridays. Fee is $66 for city residents, $71
non-city. Maximum of five participants.
.Register at AtlanticiCenter. Call' Kalpin' at;
491-0255 or 557-8110.
Adult cardio tennis program, high intensi-
ty tennis drills with music, is from 7-8 p.m.
Thursdays at Central Park courts with instruc-


. ... Pro Golf Weekly Update

k7 Jan. 10- 13, 2008


Sony Open in Hawaii Each January the Sony Open
Defending: Paul Goydos in Hawaii attracts 144 of the
TotalDefendPuingse: Goydos$5,300,000 world's greatest golf profes-
Total Purse $5,300,000 sionals to the Waialae.Country
Yards: 7,060 Club on the island of Oahu. In
Par: 70 _ the 2007 Sony Open, at the
age of 16 years and 4 days, amateur Tadd Fujikawa became the second
youngest player ever to make a 36-hole cut in an official PGA Tour
event. His achievement was highlighted by a 15-foot eagle putt on his
36th hole, Waialae's 551-yard par-5 18th. Last year's winner, Paul
Goydos, closed with a 3-under 67 and made birdie on the last hole when
his. 25-foot chip banged into the pin and settled within tap-in range.
Charles Howell III and Luke Donald tied for second, a stroke back.


Daniel Chopra
Birthdate: Dec. 23, 1973
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Residence: Orlando, Fla.
Turned Professional: 1992
World Ranking: 61st
2008 Earnings: $1,100,000
PGA Tour Wins: 2

What is the Cup that Americans and
Europeans play for every other year?
a) Hertz c) Penske
b) Ryder d) President

Answer: b) Ryder


tor Lanny Kalpin. Cost is $10 per session. No
registration necessary.
Private, semi-private (two people) or
group (three or more) tennis lessons are
offered mornings and evenings at the Central
Park courts. Private fee is $40 per hour for
city residents, $45 non-city. Semi-private fee
is $42 per hour for city residents, $47 non-
city. Group rate is $44 per hour for city resi-
dents, $49 non-city. Call Lanny Kalpin at 491-
0255 or 557-8110. Register at Atlantic Center.
Youth tennis clinics are offered at Central
Park with Coach Lanny Kalpin. Advanced be-
ginner (ages 7-12) from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Mon-
days; Mom/Dad & Me clinic (ages 3-5) from
1:15-2 p.m. Thursdays; advanced beginner
(ages 6-9) from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays or
from 3-4 p.m. Thursdays; beginner (ages 5-8)
from 4-5 p.m. Thursdays; and beginner (ages
7-12) from 5-6 p.m. Thurs-days. Maximum of
eight participants in each clinic; Thursday
beginner clinic maximum of 16 participants
(two instructors). Fee is $48 for city residents,
$53 non-city. Call 557-8110 or 491-0255.
Central Park tennis court gate keys may
be checked out at the Atlantic Recreation
Center with a $5 deposit, refundable if keys
are returned within a year.
Adventure boot camp for women four-
week sessions held at Main BeaO'r artf,
vides safe fitness instructionfnutritional coun-
seling and motivational training by fitness pro
Karlena Barron. Call (904) 237-0074 or visit
www.AmelialslandBootCamp.com.


^ At the Plantation Course at Tournament Results
Kapalua Resort on Sunday, 1st: Daniel Chopra
Daniel Chopra birdied the Purse: $1,100,000
fourth playoff hole to beat 2nd: Steve Stricker
Steve Stricker and win the Purse: $630,000,
season-opening Mercedes- 3rd: Stephen Ames
Benz Championship in Purse: $410,000
Hawaii. Stricker forced the playoff by making birdies on three of
his final four holes and closed with a 9-under 64. Stephen Ames
shot a final-round 66 to finish third at 17-under 275. The victory
was the second of Chopra's career. Chopra earned a $1.1-million first-place
check and received a Mercedes-Benz sports car for his victory. He also
received 4,500 FedEx Cup points and an invitation to play in the Masters.


Some high-handicap.golfers don't
break 100 because they are weak
on their short game. A good place
to practice this short game is to
play a testy Par 3 course. Here
you will use mostly your #7, #8, #9
and wedges. A round or two each
week on this format will surely sharpen your skill
with short irons. Concentrate on the club selec-
tion and leam when to pitch and when to chip.
Good shots here make easier putts and better
scores. Set-up properly in comfort. Watch as the
ball comes off the clubface, down the line to the
pin. Think pin. It works better than thinking water
or bush. A little quick hint: Always tee up on a par
three. This allows you to strike the ball safely
avoiding all-too-common thin hits. Think positive.
If you think you can, you will.


Adams Golf announced the signing of Rory Sabbafini and Aaron Baddeley last week.
Sabbatini is a four-time champion on the PGA TOUR and the 11 th-ranked player in the _----__
world. As part of the endorsement deal, Sabbatini will wear the Adams Golf hat, carry the N -
Adams Golf staff bag and play the company's Idea a3 irons, Idea Pro hybrid and Insight %" .,'
driver. Sabbatini is coming off his best year as a tour pro having won the Crowne Plaza "4
Invitational at Colonial and finishing in the Top 10 at nine other tournaments, including a T2 at
The Masters. He was the only player to post Top 10 finishes at all four FedEx Cup Playoff events and he fin-
ished the year ranked sixth on the Money List having won over $4.5 million. Aaron Baddeley is a two-time
PGA TOUR champion and the 18th-ranked player in the world. Baddeley is also coming off his best season
as a tour pro with one victory, seven Top 10s and a sixth-place finish in the FedEx Cup standings.
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World Rankings
Rank & Player Score
1) Tiger Woods 19.22
2) Phil Mickelson 8.55
3) Steve Stricker 6.90
4) Jim Furyk 6.59
5) Emie Els 6.41
FedEx Cup Standings


Rank & Player
1) Daniel Chopra
2) Steve Stricker
3) Stephen Ames
4) Mike Weir
5) Jim Furyk


Points
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2,700
1,700
1,200
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back and each earned $91.43. In 1950, Wampler
won the NCAA individual championship, was
selected as Purdue's first All-American and won the
Big Ten individual title for the third consecutive year.
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OUTDOORS


Downsizing for big winter catches


Most area bait and tackle shops are now
stocked with live shrimp transported
from the West Coast. West Coast
shrimp are much smaller than East
Coast shrimp, have a shorter head and are more of
a caramel color. The majority of East Coast shrimp
have migrated out into the ocean due to recent cold
water temperatures, leaving local live shrimp boats
with empty nets.
Given a choice, local backwater live shrimp fish-
ermen would rather fish with local live shrimp. It's
the natural thing to do. However, when the cold of
winter drops backwater tem-
peratures down into the mid
50s, West Coast shrimp may be
the only option. And in many
situations of backwater fishing,
they still are very productive
when targeting Amelia Island
sea trout, flounder and redfish.
Another big consideration
benefits the local angler's wal-
let when purchasing live West
Terry Lacoss Coast shrimp. The price of
... West Coast shrimp at most bait
and tackle shops might be
OUTDOORS slightly higher than when bait
shops were selling local
shrimp. However, West Coast shrimp are more apt
to stay. alive longer in your livewell because they
have been chemically treated for the long trip from
the West Coast.
You won't have to purchase the typical 100 live
shrimp that you would need during the warmer
months as well, because those pesky pinfish and
baitfish are now pretty lethargic. During the winter
fishing season, you might need to pay a little more
for West Coast Shrimp per dozen, but instead of
purchasing 100 live shrimp, you may only need to
purchase 3-5 dozen.
Smaller baits are a better choice for winter fish-
ing. In many situations of winter fishing, particular-
ly when the water temperatures are falling and
there is a cold front passing through, both salt and
freshwater game fish are more apt to take a smaller
bait than the typical larger baits used during
warmer water temperatures.
"I couldn't believe that big trout took that small
West Coast shrimp," Jacksonville's Bill Beard said.
"The hook was actually larger than the live
shrimp."
Beard was fishing in the deep waters located
just south of the mouth of Egans Creek, where bro-
ken dock pilings and a rocky shoreline give way to
a deep channel.
"My captain, Terry D. Lacoss, had actually net-
ted a few live shrimp and barbed one onto my hook
while chuckling about the size of the shrimp,"
Beard said. 'They were super small compared to
the size of some of our local shrimp. As my small
shrimp drifted along the rocky shoreline under a
p-opping,cork.asix-pound gator trout tpok the West L
Coastishrimp and, after a few powerTiruns, was net-
ted."
"Some of the West Coast live shrimp were actu-
ally fairly good size," Lacoss said. "However, most
of the sea trout were hitting the smaller shrimp. I
believe this time of year, most of the big shrimp
have moved out of the rivers and bays, where a few
smaller shrimp are still hanging around. The trout
are more likely to eat the smaller shrimp because
that's what is available. You have to 'match the
hatch."'.
During low tide, smaller live bullhead minnows
were also substituted for live shrimp and worked
best for a school of Amelia Island redfish.
"We located a nice school of reds, but they
turned down our live shrimp," Lacoss said. "So
right away I barbed live bullhead minnows to our
live bait hooks and the redfish began to bite."
Bullhead minnows are also a much smaller live
bait than the typical live finger mullet that many
fishermen use during the warmer fishing seasons.
Offshore fishermen would also do well to down-
size their baits during the winter fishing season.
One of the best winter kingfish baits is slow
trolling with dead cigar minnows. Fished down
deep with the aid of downriggers, dead cigar min-
nows are seldom turned down by a hungry winter
kingfish. However, during the warmer months,
larger live baits will typically work best.
Another deadly winter fishing tactic is drifting a
dead cigar minnow with kingfish tackle from the
transom of your fishing boat while bottom fishing.
You are likely to catch king mackerel, dolphin


Russell
Beard, above
left, and
father Bill
Beard boated
a big redfish
and sea trout
this past
weekend
while fishing
with small
live shrimp.
During the
winter fishing
season, king-

q Likely .totake.,>:
a dead cigar
minnow
trolled deep
or free-lined
from a drift-
ing boat, left.
PHOTOS BY TERRY
LACOSS/SPECIAL


cobia and more.
Smaller baits also work best for winter black sea
bass. It is a good idea when fishing with squid, cut
baits or dead cigar minnows to use just enough bait


to cover the hook.
Freshwater bass fishermen will enjoy more
strikes when using a 5- to 6-inch plastic worm dur-
ing the winter bass fishing season versus an 8- to


10-inch plastic worm that is typically used during
the warming bass fishing seasons. Fishermen will
also need to downsize their terminal fishing tackle
when using smaller baits and lures.


OUTDOOR BRIEFS


Fishingguideavailable
free of charge
The 2007 summer/fall edition
of Florida Fishing & Boating, a


complimentary publication of the
Florida Sports Foundation, is
available to the public.
This guide informs fishermen
and boaters about the news and


events in Florida. It contains
important guidelines and other
information to plan a Florida fish-
ing trip. Included are detailed
explanations of the state's eight


different geographical regions
and the fish that call them home.
There are also guidelines of the
state parks, marinas and fishing
piers. These guidelines tell what
activities are offered at the parks
including camping, fishing, boat-
ing and canoeing, and if boat
ramps are available. It also
includes fishing license require-
ments and rules and regulations.
The Florida Sports
Foundation has offered the publi-
cation for many years to Florida's
residents and visitors.
To request a free copy of the
guide, call (850) 488-8347 or visit
www.flasports.com.

Jacksonville Boat Show
The Jacksonville Boat Show
will take place Feb. 8-10 at the
Prime Osborn Convention
Center. The Jacksonville Boat
Show will offer boating enthusi-
asts throughout Northern
Florida deals on a wide array of
boats and marine products and
services.
Special features of the show
are not to be missed. The '
Greater Jacksonville Kingfish
Tournament will bring in highly
qualified fishing experts. In addi-
tion, the Hook the Future Kids
Fishing Clinic, taught by marine
life experts, will teach kids the
ethics of fishing as well as how to
select the right tackle and lures,


tie knots and cast nets. Kids can
also enjoy face painting by Tony
Ryals, a quadriplegic nautical
artist who paints using a paint-
brush in his mouth. His inspira-
tional artwork will be displayed.
For details, visit www.The
JacksonvilleBoatShow.com.

New fees for licenses
A new fee schedule is in effect
for all recreational licenses
issued by the Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation
Commission. During its 2007
session, the Florida Legislature
passed a bill to increase the fees
for all recreational saltwater and
freshwater fishing and hunting
licenses. Hunting license fees
were last increased in 1979 and
fishing license fees in 1989.
All the fees from these.licens-
es go back into conserving fish
and wildlife resources and bene-
fit anglers and hunters. The
increased revenue, expected to
total $10 million annually within
four years, will not create new
programs, but will offset a pre-
dicted $12.5 million deficit by
2010. In addition to issuing the
licenses, FWC is charged with
directly conserving fish and
wildlife resources, and it creates
and enforces rules and regula-
tions regarding hunting and fish-
ing in the state as well as promot-
ing boating safety and access.


FWC presented its findings to
the Legislature late last year. The
projected deficit would leave rev-
enue streams for marine fish-
eries, freshwater fisheries and
hunting in jeopardy.
Purchase recreational licens-
es online at MyFWC.com, or by
calling 1-888-347-4356 or 1-888-
486-8356, or from numerous
sporting goods retailers and at
tax collectors' offices. If licenses
are not purchased at tax collec-
tors' offices, additional process-
ing fees will be applied.

NSFAmeets
The Nassau Sport Fishing
Association meets the second
Wednesday of each month at
7:30 p.m. and the fourth
Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Ten
Acres Kraft Athletic Club.
Membership is open to the pub-
lic. Call 261-9481 or visit
www.fishnsfa.com.

Bassmastersmeet
Nassau Bassmasters is associ-
ated with the BASS National
Federation and the Florida BASS
Federation, and meetings are
held the third Thursday of the
month in Yulee. Membership is
open to anyone at least 16 years
old. Call Bob Schlag at (912) 729-
2282, Billy Kittrell at 225-0267 or
Eddie Jinright at 845-3998.


FERNANDINA BEAC, TIDES
Tides, Sun & Moont:anaury 9-16, 2008


Low 5:26A -0.23'


2:33A -0.48'
9:17A 6.3 1'
3:16P -0.3 I'
49:27P 5.30'












WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 9,2008 / NEWS-LEADER 5B




LEGAL NOTICES


IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE
4th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
NASSAU COUNTY
Case #: 2007 CA 427
Division #: A
UNC:
Wells Fargo Bank NA as
Trustee,
Plaintiff,
-vs.-
Clifford D. Holcomb;
Unknown Parties in
Possession #1; Unknown
Parties in Possession #2; If liv-
ing, and all Unknown Parties
claiming by through, under
and against the above
named Defendant(s) who
are not known to be dead
or alive, whether said
Unknown Parties may claim
an interest as Spouse. Heirs,
Devisees, Grantees, or Other
Claimants
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF ACTION
FORECLOSURE
PROCEEDINGS-PROPERTY
TO:
Clifford D. Holcomb: Unknown
Parties in Possession #1; Un-
known Parties in Possession #2,
WHOSE RESIDENCE IS: 1831
CHESTER ROAD, YULEE, FL
32097
If living, including any
unknown spouse of said
Defendant(s) if any have
remarried and if any or all of
sold Defendant(s) are dead,
their respective unknown
heirs, devisees, grantees,
assignees, creditors, llenors,
and trustees, and all other
persons claiming by, through,
under or against the named
Defendant(s); and the afore-
mentioned named
Defendant(s) and such of the
aforementioned unknown
Defendants and such of the
aforementioned unknowri
Defendants as may be
infants, incompetents or oth-
erwise not sul juris.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that an action has been
commenced to foreclose a
mortgage on the following
real property, lying and being
and situated In Nassau
County, Florida, more partic-
ularly described as'follows:
TRACT 5 WEST OF LOFTON
CHEST ROAD, A PORTION OF
SECTION 43, TOWNSHIP 3
NORTH, RANGE 28 EAST, NAS-
SAU COUNTY FLORIDA, SAID
PORTION BEING MORE PAR-
TICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOL-
LOWS:
FOR A POINT OF REFER-
ENCE COMMENCE AT A CON-
CRETE MONUMENT COM-
MON TO SECTIONS 43, 44, 48
AND 49, TOWNSHIP AND
RANGE AFOREMENTIONED
AND RUN SOUTH 75 DEGREES,,
50 MINUTES 40 SECONDS EAST
A DISTANCE OF 155.51 FEET
TO A POINT ON THE WESTERLY,
RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE
LOFTON-CHESTER ROAD, (A
66.0 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY);
RUN THENCE NORTH 07
DEGREES 10 MINUTES 05 SEC-
ONDS EAST ALONG SAID
RIGHT OF WAY A DISTANCE OF
540.82 FEET TO AN ANGLE
POINT; RUN THENCE NORTH 07
DEGREES 29 MINUTES 05 SEC-
ONDS EAST CONTINUING
ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY A
DISTANCEOF 1277.20 FEETTO
THE POINT OF BEGINNING.
FROM THE POINT OF
BEGINNING THUS DESCRIBED
CONTINUE NORTH 07
DEGREES 29 MINUTES 05 SEC-
ONDS EAST ALONG SAID
RIGHT OF WAY A DISTANCE OF
150.00 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE;
RUN THENCE NORTH 82
DEGRI(U 0, MINUTE'S 55 SEC-
ONDS WEST -A DISTANCE OF
396.02'REET TO AN IRON PIPE;
RUN THENCE SOUTH 09
DEGREES 40 MINUTES 55 SEC-
ONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF
150.11 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE;
THENCE SOUTH 82 DEGREES
30 MINUTES 55 SECONDS EAST
A DISTANCE OF 401.78 FEET
TOTHE POINT OF BEGINNING.
More commonly known as
1831 Chester Road, Yulee,-FL
32097.
This action has been filed
against you and you are
required to serve a copy of
your written defense, if any,
upon SHAPIRO & FISHMAN,
LU? Attorneys for Plaintiff,
whose address is 2424 North
Federal'Highway, Suite 360,
Boca Raton, Florida 33431
within thirty (30) days after the
first publication of this notice,
January 2,2008, and file the
original with the Clerk of this
Court either before service
on Plaintiff's attorney or Imme-
diately thereafter;.otherwise a
default will be entered
against you for the relief
demanded in the Complaint.
WITNESS my hand and
seal of this Court on the 20th
day of December, 2007.
JOHN A. CRAWFORD
Circuit and County Courts
By: /s/ Regina M. Moore
Deputy Clerk
07-82295B
2t 01-02-09-2008
6334

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,
FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
CASE NO: 2007-CA-417
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL
TRUST COMPANY, TRUSTEE
FOR MORGAN STANLEY
HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST
2007-2 MORTGAGE PASS-
THROUGH CERTIFICATES,
SERIES 2007-2
PLAINTIFF
VS.
JANICE R. EPPS, ET AL
DEFENDANT(S).
NOTICE OF ACTION
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE
TO: JANICE R. EPPS whose
residence Is 55089 COUNTRY
TRAIL DRIVE, CALLAHAN, FL
32011.
and who is evading service
of process and the unknown
defendants who may be
spouses, heirs, devisees,
grantees, assignees, lienors,
creditors, trustees, and all par-
ties claiming an interest by,
through, under or against the
Defendant(s), who are not
known to be dead or alive.
and all parties having or
claiming to have any right,
title or interest in the property
described In the mortgage


being foreclosed herein.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that an action to foreclose a
mortgage on the following
property:
LOT 27, THE TRAILS,
ACCORDING TO PLAT THERE-
OF AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 6, PAGES 296. 297 AND
298, OF THE PUBUC RECORDS
OF NASSAU COUNTY, FLORI-
DA.
has been filed against you
and you are required to serve
a copy of your written defens-
es, if any, to it on DAVID J.
STERN, ESQ. Pldntiff's attorney
whose address is 801 S.
University Drive Ste 500,
Plantation, FL 33324 Feb. 2,
2008 (no later than 30 days
from the date of the first pub-
lication of this Notice of
Action) and file the original
with the Clerk of this Court
either before service on
Plaintiff's attorney or immedi-
ately thereafter; otherwise a
default will be entered
against you for the relief
demanded in the complaint
or petition filed herein.
WITNESS my hand and the
seal of this Court at NASSAU
County, Florida, this 19th day
of December, 2007.
JOHN A. CRAWFORD
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT
BY: /s/ Regina M. Moore
DEPUTY CLERK
IN ACCORDANCE WITH
THE AMERICANS WITH DIS-
ABILITIES ACT, persons with dis-
abilities needing a special
accommodation should con-
tact COURT ADMINISTRATION,
at the NASSAU County
Courthouse at 1-800-955-
8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770,
via Florida Relay Service.
LAW OFFICES OF DAVID J.
STERN, RA.
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF
801 S. University Drive Suite
500
Plantation, FL 33324
07-00844 (CWF)
2t 01-02-09-2008
6337

TAX DEED # 2007-111-TD
PARCEL # 00-00-31-1800-
0127-0033
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,
that NASSAU COUNTY, the
holder of the following certifi-
cate has filed said certificate
for a tax deed to be issued
thereon.The certificate num-
ber and year of issuance, the
description of the property,
and the names In which it was
assessed are as follows:
Certificate #2577
Year of Issuance 5/30/01
Description of Property:
BLOCK 127 N5' OF S1/2 OF
LOT 3
CITY OF FDNA BEACH
Name in which assessed:
UNKNOWN
All of said property being
in the County of Nassau, State
of Florida.
Unless such certificate or
certificates shall be
redeemed according to law,
the property described In
such certificate or certificates
will be sold to the highest bid-
der at the MAIN ENTRANCE
OF THE NASSAU COUNTY JUDI-
CIALANNEX, 76347 VETERANS
WAY, YULEE, FL on the 22nd
day of January, 2008,
between the legal hours of
sale of 11:00 am and 2:00 pm.
The Clerk of Court's Office
Policy is to hold sale at 11:30
am on sale date.
Dated this 14th day of
December, 2007.
JOHNA. CRAWFORD
CLERK OF THE COURT
NASSAU COUNTY
BY: Megan Sawyer
DEPUTY CLERK
Individuals with disabilities
needing a reasonable ac-
commodation to participate
In this proceeding should con-
tact the RECORDING DEPART-
MENT no later than seven (7)
days prior to the proceeding
at the NASSAU COUNTY JUDI-
CIAL ANNEX. If notice to the
individual of a deposition,
court date, subpoena, etc., is
less than seven (7) days, then
the individual should contact
the RECORDING DEPARTMENT
as soon as possible after
receiving that notice.
Telephone: 904-548-4604 or 1 -
800-956-3496 if hearing
Impaired, 1-800-955-8770 (v),
via RForidd Relay Service.
4t 12-19-26-2007, 01-02-09-
2008
6308

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,
FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
CASE NO: 07-CA-340
THE BANK OF NEWYORK AS
TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFI-
CATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC.,
ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES,
SERIES 2005-7
PLAINTIFF
VS.
EUZABETH A. APPLEBY;
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ELIZ-
ABETH A. APPLEBY, IF ANY;
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN
PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, AND
AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED
INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S)
WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO
BE DEAD OR AUVE, WHETHER
SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES
MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS
SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS; UNITED STATES
OF AMERICA JOHN DOE
AND JANE DOE AS
UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POS-
SESSION
DEFENDANT(S)
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Summary Final
Judgment of Foreclosure
dated 12-18-2007 entered In
Civil Case No. 07-CA-340 of
the Circuit Court of the 4TH
Judidd Circuit in and for NAS-
SAU County, Yulee, RFlorida, I
will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash at Nassau
Judclal Annex at the NASSAU
County Courthouse located
at 76347 Veterans Way In
Yulee, Florida, at 11:30 a.m.
on the 20 day February 2008,
the following described prop-


erty as set forth in said
Summary Findal Judgment, to-
wit
LOT 48 OF FOREST HILLS
SUBDIVISION SECTION ONE,
ACCORDING TO THE' PLAT
THEREOF AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 76 OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
Any person claiming an
interest In the surplus from the
sale, if any, other than the
property owner as of the'date
of the lis pendens, must file a
claim within 60 days after the
sale.
Dated this 20 day of Dec.,
2007.
John A. Crawford
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Carla A. Colson
Deputy Clerk
THE LAW OFFICES OF DAVID
J. STERN, PA., ATTORNEY FOR
PLAINTIFF
801 S. University Drive Suite
500
Plantation FL 33324
(954) 233-8000
07-94328 (CWF)
IN ACCORDANCE WITH
THE AMERICANS WITH DIS-
ABILITIES ACT, persons with dis-
abilities needing a special
accommodation should con-
tact COURT ADMINISTRATION,
at the NASSAU County
Courthouse at 1-800-955-
8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770,
via Florida Relay Service.
2t 01-02-09-2008
6338

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
BILl'STOWING gives Notice
of Foreclosure of ULen and
intent to sell these vehicles on
01/23/2008, 8:30 am at 425 S
8TH ST FERNANDINA, FL 32034-
3609, pursuant to subsection
713.78 of the Florida Statutes.
BILL'S TOWING reserves the
right to accept or reject any
and/or all bids.
IG2HX53L3P1202308 1993
PONTIAC
, 1GCDK14K7MZ125348 1991
CHEVROLET
CE10DPR73962 1968 GENER-
AL MOTORS CORP
It 01-09-2008
6344

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
BILL'STOWING gives Notice
of Foreclosure of Uen and
intent to sell these vehicles on
01/22/2008, 8:30 am at 425 S
8TH ST FERNANDINA, FL 32034-
3609, pursuant to subsection
713.78 of the Florida Statutes.
BILL'S TOWING reserves the
right to accept or reject any
and/or all bids.
IG1LD55M9TY273057 1996
CHEVROLET
1G2HX53L2N1217458 1992
PONTIAC
1G3AL54NOM6356109 1991
OLDSMOBILE
1G4AH54R7L6437932 1990
BUICK
YVW1JW831XR1109492 1994
VOLVO
It 01-09-2008
6343

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
Notice is hereby given that
on 01/28/2008 at 9:00 A.M. Or
Later at U-Store-It #323, 1678 S
8th STREET, In the city of FER-
NANDINA BEACH, state of FL.
the undersigned, U-Store-it
#323 will sell at Public Sale by
competitive bidding, the per-
sonal property heretofore
stored with the undersigned
by:
Space# A23
Phyllis J. Bryant
Household Items
Space# A58
Christyjtoberts
Households
Spdce4E1/E56
Dorothy Hooper
Household
Space# F21
Elizabeth A. Appleby
Household Items
Space# F32
Patricia McNeil
Household Items
Space#t F43
Merideth C. Cummings
Retail goods-baby fumrni-
ture/clothing/
Matemity/accessories/hous
eholds
Space# H2-3
Waiter Nelson
Household Items
Space# H4-3
Velvet Holland
Household goods
Space#J48
Thomas Edward Taylor
Household Items
Space# J49
Marcus Young
Household/Furniture
Space# H4-4
Andrea Pratt
Furniture
2t 01-09-23-2008
6345

LEGAL NOTICE.
The St. Johns River Water
Management District has
received the application(s)
for Environmental Resource
Permlt(s) from:
Glman Investment Com-
pany, 581705 White Oak
Road, Yulee, FL 32097, appli-
cation #4-089-19847-3. The
project Is located In Nassau
County, Sections 14,15,22,23
& 46, Township 4 North, Range
25 East. The ERP application is
for construction of a surface
water management system
for, a 176.66-acre project
known as the White Oak Plan-
tation Golf Course Expansion
Modification.
Celebration Baptist
Church, PO. Box 1437,Yulee, FL
32097, application #40-089-
114523-1.The project is locat-
ed in Nassau County, Section
38, Township 2 North, Range 27
East.The ERP application is for
construction of a surface
water management system
for a 4.55-acre development
known as Celebration Baptist
Church.
Theflile(s) contdaning each
of the above-listed applica-
tion(s) are available for
inspection Monday through
Friday except for legal holl-
days, 8:00 a.m.to 5:00 p.m. at
the St. Johns River Water
Management District Head-
quarters or the appropriate
service center. Written objec-
tions to the application may
be made, but should be filed
with (received by) the District
Clerk 4049 Reid St., Pdlatka,
Florida 32177-1429, no later


than 14 days from the date of
publication, Written objections
should identity the objector
by name and address, and
fully describe the objection
to the application. Filing a
written objection does not
entitle you to a Chapter 120,
Forida Statutes, Admiristrative
Hearing. Only those persons
whose substantid interests are
affected by the application
and who file a petition meet-
ing the requirements of
Sections 120.596 and 120.57,
Florida Statutes, and Chapter
28-106, Florida Administrative
Code. may obtain an
Administrative hearing. All
timely filed written objections
will be presented to the Board
for consideration In its delib-
erations on application prior
to the Board taking action on
the application.
Gloria Lewis. Director, Division
of Permit Data Services
St. Johns River Water
Management District
It 01-09-2008
6342

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No. 2007-CP-199
Division PROBATE
IN RE: ESTATE OF
GLEAVES MASON LOVE
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the
estate of Gleaves Mason
Love, deceased, whose date
of death was August 13,2007,
Is pendng in the Circuit Court
for Nassau County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address
of which is 416 Centre Street,
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034.
The names and addresses of
the personal representative
,and the personal represen-
tative's attorney are set forth
below.
All creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons hav-
ing claims or demands
agdnst decedent's estate on
whom a copy of this notice is
required to be served must
file their daims with this court
WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OFTHIS
NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the
decedent and other persons
having claims or demands
against decedent's estate
must file their claims with this
court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLI-
CATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF
THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIODS SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
DECEDENT'S DEATH IS
BARRED.
The date of first publica-
tion of this notice is January 9,
2008.
Attorney for Personal
Representative:
MARSHALL E. WOOD,
ESQUIRE
303 Centre Street, Suite 100
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Telephone: (904) 277-4666
Fax: (904) 277-6611
Personal Representative:
Todd Mason Love
1506 Vance Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38104
2t '01-09-16-2008
6353

BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS
NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA
REQUEST FOR
QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that the Board of County
Commissioners of Nassau
County, Florida Invites sealed
proposals for the following:
Misdemeanant Offender
Supervision Services, Bid No.
NC08-007
Purpose
The Nassau County Board
of County Commissioners is
seeking statements of inter-
est and qualifications from
proposers to provide misde-
meanor probation services for
the Fourth Judicial Circuit, In
and for Nassau County.
Project Summary
Florida Statutes sub-sec-
tion 948.15(3) charges the
Board of County Commis-
sioners with contracting with
those private entitles who
provide misdemeanor pro-
bation services. The private
entity shall provide service to
court ordered probationers
under their supervision con-
sistent with standards and cri-
teria of the Florida Depart-
ment of'Corrections.
All proposals shall Include
an original and four (4)
copies, must be In writing, plus
one (1) electronic copy on a
CD and shall be provided by
the Proposer, addressed to:
Nassau County Board of
County Commissioners, c/o
John A. Crawford, Ex-Officlo
Clerk, Nassau County Judidal
Annex, 76347 Veterans Way,
Yulee, Florida 32097. Proposals
will be received no later than
February 12,2008 at 2:00 p.m.
Facsimile proposals will not be
accepted. Proposals will be
opened and read on
February 12, 2008 at 2:05 p.m.
at the office of the Ex-Officio
Clerk Nassau County Judicldal
Annex, 76347 Veterans Way,
Yulee, Florida 32097.
The RFQ documents are
available on Onvia Demand-
star at http://www.demand
star.com or from:
Charlotte J.Young, Contract
Manager
96135 Nassau Place, Suite 6
Yulee, FL 32097
(904) 491-7377
Fax: 904-321-2658
cyoung@nassaucounty
fl.com
John A. Crawford, Ex-Offcio
Clerk
Nassau County Judicial
Annex
76347 Veterans Way
Yulee, FL 32097
(904)548-4660
The Nassau County Board
of County Commissioners
reserves the right to waive for-
malities in any proposal; reject


any or dall proposals In whole
or in part, with or without
cause: and to accept the
proposal that in its best judg-
ment will be for the best inter-
est of Nassau County. Florida
Persons with disabilities
requiring accommodations in
order to participte in this pro-
gram or activity should con-
tact the office of the Ex-Offido
Clerk to the Board of County
Commissioners at (904) 548-
4660 or Florida Relay Services
at (800) 955-8770 (v) or (800)
955-8771 (TDD). Contact must
be made a minimum of sev-
enty-two (72) hours in
advance If requiring such
accommodations.
ATTEST:
JOHN A. CRAWFORD
EX-OFFICIO CLERK
MARIANNE MARSHALL
CHAIRPERSON
.BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS
NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA
It 01-09-2008
6352

TAX DEED # 2007-108-TD
PARCEL # 43-2N-27-4621-
0002-0150
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,
that Sherry Quattlebaum, the
holder of the following certifi-
cate has filed saod certificate
for a tax deed to be issued
thereon. The certificate num-
ber and year of issuance, the
description of the property,
and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
Certificate #1316
Year of Issuance 05/27/04
Description of Property:
BLOCK 2 LOT 15
IN OR 984 PG 1919
2001 SKYLINE 2001
LOFTON BLUFF 2 PB 4/92 &
93
Name in which assessed:
CHARLES L SAPP & HEATHER
L THOMPSON
1041 DAVID ROAD
YULEE, FL 32097
All of said property being
in the County of Nassau, State
of Florida.
Unless such certificate or
certificates shall be
redeemed according to law,
the property described in
such certificate or certificates
will be sold to the highest bid-
der at the MAIN ENTRANCE
OF THE NASSAU COUNTY JUDI-
CIALANNEX 76347 VETERANS
WAY, YULEE, FL on the 22ND
day of January, 2008,
between the legal hours of
sale of 11:00 am and 200 pm.
The Clerk of Court's Office
Policy Is to hold sale at 11:30
am on sale date.
Dated this 14TH day of
December, 2007.
JOHN A.CRAWFORD
CLERK OF THE COURT
NASSAU COUNTY
BY: Rhoda Goodwin
DEPUTY CLERK
Individuals with disabilities
needing a reasonable ac-
commodation to participate
In this proceeding should con-
tact the RECORDING DEPART-
MENT no later than seven (7)
days prior to the proceeding
at the NASSAU COUNTY JUDI-
CIAL ANNEX. If notice to the
individual of a deposition,
court date, subpoena, etc., is
less than seven (7) days, then
the individual should contact
the RECORDING DEPARTMENT
as soon as possible after
receiving that notice.
Telephone: 904-548-4604 or 1 -
800-956-3496 if hearing
Impaired, 1-800-955-8770 (v),
via Florida Relay Service.
4t 12-19-26-2007, 01-02-09-
2008
6309

TAX DEED # 2007-99-TD'
PARCEL # 33-lS-23-0000-
0003-0020
AMENDED
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,
that Wachovia Bank as
Trustee for Plymouth Park Tax
Services LLC, the holder of the
following certificate has filed
said certificate for a tax deed
to be Issued thereon. The cer-
tificate number and year of
issuance, the description of
the property, and the names
in which it was assessed are
as follows:
Certificate #173
Year of Issuance 05/25/2005
Description of Property:
Parcel 3-2
PT OR 710/1127
R497545 & R497546
Name In which assessed:
Jack A Ethridge
2001 Ethridge Lane
Bryceville, FL 32009
All of said property being
In the County of Nassau, State
of Florida.
Unless such certificate or
certificates shall be
redeemed according to law,
the property described in
such certificate or certificates
will be sold to the highest bid-
der at the MAIN ENTRANCE
OF THE NASSAU COUNTY JUDI-
CIALANNEX, 76347 VETERANS
WAY, YULEE, FL on the 22nd
day of January, 2008,
between the legal hours of
sale of 11:00 am and 2:00 pm.
The Clerk of Court's Office
Policy Is to hold sale at 11:30
am on sale date.
Dated this 14th day of
December, 2007.
JOHN A. CRAWFORD
CLERK OF THE COURT
NASSAU COUNTY
BY: Karen J. Lockett
DEPUTY CLERK
Individuals with disabilities
needing a reasonable ac-
commodation to participate
In this proceeding should con-
tact the RECORDING DEPART-
MENT no later than seven (7)
days prior to the proceeding
at the NASSAU COUNTY JUDI-
CIAL ANNEX. If notice to the
individual of a deposition,
curt date, subpoena, etc., is
less than seven (7) days, then
the Individual should contact
the RECORDING DEPARTMENT
as soon as possible after
receiving that notice.
Telephone: 904-548-4604 or 1 -
800-956-3496 if hearing
Impaired, 1-800-955-8770 (v),
via Florida Relay Service.
4t 12-19-26-2007, 01-02-09-
2008
6310


--- ~ attorney are set forth below.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF All creditors of the dece-
THE 4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT. IN dent and other persons hay-
AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY, ing claims or demands
FLORIDA against decedent's estate,
GENERAL JURISDICTION including unmatured, contin-
DIVISION gent or unliquidated claims,
CASE NO: 2007-CA-417. on whom a copy of this
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL notice is served must file their
TRUST COMPANY, TRUSTEE claims with this court WITHIN
FOR MORGAN STANLEY THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER
HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBU-
2007-2 MORTGAGE PASS- CATION OF THIS NOTICE OR
THROUGH CERTIFICATES, 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERIES 2007-2 SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
PLAINTIFF NOTICE ON THEM.
VS. All other creditors of the-
JANICE R. EPPS, ET AL decedent and other persons
DEFENDANT(S). having claims or demands
NOTICE OF ACTION against decedent's estate,
CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE. including unmatured, contin-
TO: THE TRAILS OF CALLA- gent or unliquidated claims,
HAN HOMEOWNERS ASSO- must file their claims with this
CIATION, INC. which business court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER
address is unknown THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLI-
THE CORPORATION IS CATION OF THIS NOTICE.
HEREBY NOTIFIED that an ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
action to foreclose a mort- WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
gage on the following prop- The date of first publica-
erty: tion of this Notice is January 9,
LOT 27, THE TRAILS, 2008.
ACCORDING TO PLAT THERE- CLYDE W. DAVIS
OF AS RECORDED IN PLAT Attorney for Personal
BOOK 6, PAGES 296,297 AND Representative
298, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS Florida Bar No. 277266
OF NASSAU COUNTY, FLORI- CLYDE W. Davis, PA.
DA. 960185 Gateway Boulevard,
has been filed against the Ste. 104
corporation and the corpo- Fernandina Beach, Florida
ration Is required to serve a 32034
copy of your written defenses, Telephone: (904) 261-2848
if any, to it on DAVID J. STERN, M. SUE GEIGER
ESQ. Plaintiff's attorney, whose Personal Representative
address Is 801 South University 2t 01-09-16-2008
Drive, Suite 500, Plantation, FL 6347
33324 on or before February
2,2008, (no later than 30 days IN THE CIRCUIT COURT,
from the date of the first pub- FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT. IN
lication of this notice of AND FOR NASSAU
action) and file the original COUNTY, FLORIDA
with the clerk of this court PROBATE DIVISION
either before service on FILE NO.: 07-CP-0246
Plaintiff's attorney or immedi- DIVISION: B
ately thereafter; otherwise a IN RE: ESTATE OF
default will be entered CHARLES BERT TAMMANY
against you for the relief Deceased.
demanded In the complaint NOTICE TO CREDITORS
or petition filed herein. The administration of the
WITNESS my hand and the estate of CHARLES BERT TAM-
seal of this Court at NASSAU MANY, deceased, whose
County, Florida, this 20th day date of death was February
of December, 2007. 26,, 2007; pending In the
JOHNA.CRAWFORD Circuit Court for Nassau
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT County, Florida, Probate
COURT Division: File No. 07-CP-0246;
BY: /s/ Regina M. Moore the address of which is
DEPUTY CLERK Nassau County Courthouse,
LAW OFFICES OF DAVID J. 76347 Veterans Way, Yulee,
STERN Florida 32097.The names and
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF addresses of the personal rep-
801 SOUTH UNIVERSITY. resentative and the personal
DRIVE, SUITE 500 representative's attorney are
PLANTATION, FL 33324 set forth below.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH All creditors of the dece-
THE AMERICANS WITH DIS- dent and other persons, who
ABILITIESACT, personswith ds- have claims or demands
abilities needing a special against the decedent's
accommodation should con- estate, including unmatured,
tact COURT ADMINISTRATION, contingent, or unliquidated
at the NASSAU County claims, and who have been
Courthouse at 1-800-955- served a copy of this Notice,
8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770, must file their claims with this
via Florida Relay Service. Court WITHIN THE LATER OF
2t 01-02-09-2008 THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE
6336 DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIR-
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR TV (30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE
NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
PROBATE DIVISION THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
File No. 07-CP-247 All other creditors of the
Division: A decedent and other persons
IN RE: ESTATE OF who have claims or demands
ELAINE D. BLACKFORD a/k/a against the decedent's
ELAINE BLACKFORD estate, including unmatured,
Deceased. contingent, or unliquidated
NOTICE TO CREDITORS claims, must file their claims
The administration of the with this Court WITHIN THREE
estate of ELAINE D. BLACK- (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
FORD, deceased, whose date OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
of death was October 13th, THIS NOTICE.
2007, and whose social secu- ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
rity number is 228-30-4582, is WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
pending in the Circuit Court NOTWITHSTANDING THE
for NASSAU County, Florida, TIME PERIODS SET FORTH
Probate .Division, theeaddress ABOVE.ANY CLAIM FILEDTWO
of whlch is 76347 Veterarnse (4)YEARS OR MORE AFTER
Way, Yulee, FL '32097. lTh DECIDEIET'S DEATH ISi
names and addresses of the BARRED.
personal representative and THE DATE OF FIRST PUBU-
the personal representative's CATION OF THIS NOTICE IS:
attorney are set forth below. January 9,2008.
All creditors of the dece- Attorney for the Personal
dent and other persons hav- Representative:
ing claims or demands ANNE K BUZBY, ESQUIRE
against decedent's estate on Florida Bar No.: 515728
whom a copy of this notice Is ROGERS TOWERS, PA.
required to be served must 1301 Riverplace Blvd., Suite
file their claims with this court 1500
WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 Jacksonville, FL 32207
MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF (904) 398-3911
THE FIRST PUBUCATION OF THIS Personal Representative:
NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE BARBARA GENE TAMMANY
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY 1961 Springbrook Road
OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. Femandina Beach, FL 32034
All other creditors of tlie 2t 01-09-16-2008
decedent and other persons 6351
having claims or demands -
against decedent's estate IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE 4th
must file their claims with this JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER FLORIDA, IN AND FOR
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLI- NASSAU COUNTY
CATION OF THIS NOTICE. Case i: 2007 CA 470 (A)
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED Division #: A
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET UNC:
FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF Washington Mutual Bank,
THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE Plaintiff,
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. -vs.-
NOTWITHSTANDING THE Joyce L. Geiger; Unknown
TIME PERIOD SET FORTH Parties in Possession #1;
ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO Unknown Parties in
(2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER Possession #2' If living, and
DECEDENT'S DEATH IS all Unknown Parties claiming
BARRED. by, through, under and
The date of first publica- against the above named
tion of this notice is January 9, Defendant(s) who are not
2008. known to be dead or alive,
LEONARD I. SINGER whether said Unknown
ATTORNEYS AT LAW Parties may claim an Inter-
Attorneys for Personal est as Spouse, Heirs,
Representative Devisees, Grantees, or Other
1860 FOREST HILL Claimants
BOULEVARD Defendant(s).
SUITE 201 NOTICE OF ACTION
WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA FORECLOSURE
33406 PROCEEDINGS-PROPERTY
Telephone: (561) 433-4200 TO:
Florida Bar No. 313939 Joyce L. Geiger:
Personal Representative: Residence unknown, If living,
CHARLES E. BLACKFORD IV Including any unknown
12 Chldester Road spouse of the said
Randolph, NJ 07869 Defendants, if either has
2t 01-09-16-2008 remarried and if either or both
6346 of said Defendants are dead,


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT,
FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR NASSAU
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NUMBER: 07-CP-221
DIVISION: A
IN RE: The Estate of
ROBERT R. GEIGER,
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the
estate of ROBERT R. GEIGER,
deceased, File Number 07-
CP-221, Is pending In the
Circuit Court for Nassau
County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which
is RO. Box 456, Fernandina
Beach, Florida 32035. The
names and addresses of the
personal representative and
the personal representative's


their respective unknown
heirs, devisees, grantees,
assignees, creditors, lUenors,
and trustees, and all other
persons claiming by, through,
under or against the named
Defendant JOYCE L GEIGER;
and the aforementioned
named Defendant(s) and
such of the aforementioned
unknown Defendants and
such of the aforementioned
unknown Defendants as may
be infants, Incompetents or
otherwise not sul juris.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED
that an action has been
commenced to foreclose a
mortgage on the following
real property, lying and being
and situated In Nassau
County, Florida, more partic-
ularly described as follows:


LOTS 198 AND 199, SWAL-
LOWFORK ESTATES PHASE
THREE ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 345
AND -346, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF NASSAU COUN-
TY, FLORIDA.
more commonly known as
5687 Red Oak Court,
Callahan, FL 32011.
This action has been filed
against you and you are
required to serve a copy of
your written defense, if any,
upon SHAPIRO & FISHMAN,
LLR Attorneys for Plaintiff,
whose address is 2424 North
Federal Highway, Suite 360,
Boca Raton, Florida 33431
within thirty (30) days after the
first publication of this notice,
January 9, 2008, and file the
original with the Clerk of this
Court either before service
on Plaintiff's attorney or imme-
diately there after; otherwise
a default will be entered
against you for the relief
demanded In the Complaint.
WITNESS my hand and
seal of this Court on the 27th
day of December, 2007.
JOHN A. CRAWFORD
Circuit and County Courts
By: /s/ Heather Nazworth
Deputy Clerk
07-83069B
2t 01-09-16-2008
6348

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT,
FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR NASSAU
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 07-CA-176
DIVISION: A
STANLEY V SCOTT, As
Personal Representative of
the Estate of Gladys T. Scott,
deceased,
Plaintiff,
vs..
WATERMARK PLANTATION,
LLC,
A Florida Limited Liability
Company; and all of its
unknown successors, admin-
istrators and assigns and all
who may claim by, through,
or under it,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is given that in
accordance with the Final
Summary Judgment of Fore-
closure entered on the 21st
day of December, 2007, in civil
action no. 07-CA-175, of the
Circuit Court for Nassau
County, Florida, in which
WATERMARK PLANTATION,
LLC, a Florida Umited Liability
Company, and all of its
unknown successors, admin-
istrators and assigns, and all
who may ddm bythrough,or
under it, were the Defendants
and STANLEY V. SCOTT, as
Personal Representative of
the Estate of Gladys T. Scott,
deceased, as the Plaintiff, I will
sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash at the front
steps of the Nassau County
Judicial Annex, 76347
Veterans Way,Yulee, Florida, at
11:30 o'clockA.M.on the 25th
day of January, 2008, the fol-
lowing read property:
PARCEL 1:
A parcel of land situate in
Section 39, Township 2 North,
Range 28 East, Nassau
County, Florida, being more
particularly described as fol-
lows:
For a point of reference
commence atthe Southeast
corner of said Section 39;
thence North 40 Degrees, 06
Minutes, 08 Seconds East,
along the Easterly line of said
Section 39, a distance of
S1126.13 feetto the Southeast-
Serly corner of"'Parcel 3" as" :
described in ,Official Record
Book 878, pages 2005-2007 of
the public records of Nassau
County, Florida; thence North
73 Degrees, 19 Minutes, 54
Seconds West, long the
Southerly line of said "Parcel
3", a dstance of 403.79 feet to
intersect the Westerly right-of-
way line of Scott Road (a 35
foot right-of-way at this point
as laid out and in use); thence
North 19 Degrees,50 MinCtes,
55 Seconds East, along said
Westerly right-of-way line, a
distance of886.11 feet to the
Point of Beginning; thence
continue North 19 Degrees,
50 Minutes, 55 Seconds East,
along said Westerly right-of-
way line, a distance of 886.11
feet; thence South 85
Degrees. 14 Minutes, 35
Seconds West a distance of
383.39 feet thence North 04
Degrees, 56 :Minutes, 51
Seconds West a distance of
728.41 feet to the
Northwesterly corner of lands
described in said Official
Record Book 783, pages 519-
520; thence along the
perimeter of lands described
in Official Record Book 878,
pages 1994-1999 of the Public
Records of Nassau County,
Florida, the following two (2)
courses; (1) South 84 Degrees,
59 Minutes, 52 Seconds West a
distance of 1033.18 feet; (2)
South 05 Degrees, 00 Minutes,
158 Seconds East a distance
of 724.00 feet to the
Southwesterly comer thereof;
thence South 16 Degrees, 47
Minutes, 27 Seconds West,
along the perimeter of afore-
said "Parcel 3", a distance of
561.76 feet thence South 82
Degrees, 01 Minutes, 27
Seconds East a' distance of
1284.68 feet to the Point of
Beginning.
Containing 38.486 acres,
more or less.
PARCEL 2:
A parcel of land situate in .
Section 39, Township 2 North,
Range 28 East, Nassau
County, Florida, being more
particularly described as fol-
lows:
For a Point of Reference
commence at the Southeast
corner of said Section 39;
thence North 40 Degrees, 06
Minutes, 08 Seconds East,
along the Easterly ine of said
Section 39, a distance of
1126.13 feet to the
Southeasterly corner of
"Parcel 3" as described in
Official Record Book 878,
pages 2005-2007 of the Public
Records of Nassau County,
Florida; thence North 73
Degrees, 19 Minutes, 54
Seconds West, along the
Southerly line of aforesaid
"Parcel 3", a distance of


368.74 feet to intersect the
Easterly right-of-way line of
Scott Road (a 35 foot right-
of-way at this point as laid out
and in use); thence North 19
Degrees, 50 Minutes, 55
Seconds East, along said
Easterly right-of-way line, a
distance of 1645.18 feet to
the Northwesterly corner of
lands described in Official
Record Book 1320, pages
1021-1022, of the Public
Records of Nassau County,
Florida, and the Point of
Beginning; thence continue
North 19 Degrees, 50 Minutes,
55 Seconds East, along said
Easterly right-of-way line, a
distance of 78.65 feet to the
Southwest corner of lands
described in Official Record
Book 876, pages 1576-1578 of
the Public Records of Nassau
County Florida thence South
60 Degrees, 57 Minutes, 35
Seconds East, along the
Southerly line of last said
lands, a distance of 247.15
feet to a 1/2" Iron rod with
cap marked LB6756; thence
continue South 60 Degrees,
57 Minutes, 35 Seconds East,
dong the Southerly line of last
said lands, a distance of 5
feet, more or less, to the
marshlands of the Amelia
River and a point hereinafter
referred to as Point "B";
thence return to the Point of
Beginning and run along the
Northerly line of said lands
described In Official Record
Book 1320, pages 1021-1022,
the following (2) courses; (1)
South 66 Degrees, 24 Minutes,
10 Seconds East a distance
of 199.37 feet thence South
70 Degrees, 23 Minutes, 39
Seconds East a distance of
95 feet more or less to the
marshlands of the Amelia
River; thence Northerly long
the marshlands of t he Amelia
River, a distance of 60 feet,
more or less to Point "B".
Containing 0.4 acres, more
or less.
Parcel ID#. 39-2N-0000-0008-
0020 and 39-2N-28-0000-0012-
0010
Dated Dec. 21, 2007.
JOHN A. CRAWFORD
Clerk of Circuit Court
By: /s Carla A. Colson
As Deputy Clerk
2t 01-09-16-2008
6349

ZONING NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that on Thursday the 24th day
of January 2008, at 7:00 RM.
the Conditional Use and
Variance Board of Nassau
County will hold a public
hearing at the Commission
Chambers, James S. Page
Governmental Complex,
96135 Nassau Place,Yulee, FL
32097 to consider an appli-
cation for Zoning Exception,
E07-029. The Public is invited to
attend the meeting con-
cerning the following
described property in Nassau
County:
The Street Address and/or
Location involved in E07-029 is:
On the east side of Gregg
Street just north of Julia Street,
Fernandina Beach area.
Zoning exception is sought
to allow a Bed and Breakfast
In a Residential Single Family
2-AB (RS-2) zoning district.
This application is filed by:
James E. and Brenda R.
Goodloe, 4614 Oakshire
Court, Tallahassee, Florida
32309-8984, owners and
Arthur I. Jacobs, ESQ.. 961687
Gateway Blvd., Suite 2014,
Fernandina Beach, Florida
32034, agent,
The public is invited to-be;
preserMt and to'be able tob
speak for or against or to ask
questions. Copies of the
application and copies of the
criteria that are applicable
to the application are avail-
able at the Growth
Management Office located
at 96161 Nassau Place, Yulee,
FL 32097, or (904) 491-3613.
Individuals who cannot
attend the public hearing
may provide written com-
ments to this address or by e-
mall to: dhutchinson@nas-
saucountyfl.com. Written
comments become part of
the record and are subject
to Florida's Public Records
Law, chapter 119.07 (1)(a), ES.
This hearing will be conduct-
ed as a Quasi-Judicial
Proceeding.
This hearing will be con-
ducted as a quasi-judicial
hearing. Any questions as to
procedures may be obtdned
from the Growth Manage-
ment Office. Interested par-
ties should limit contact with
Conditional Use and Variance
Board Members and with
County Commissioners on this
topic to properly noticed
public hearing or to written
communication in care of the
Growth Management
Department, 96161 Nassau
Place, Yulee, FL 32097.
Persons with disabilities
requiring accommodations In
order to participate in this pro-
gram or activity should con-
tact the Growth
Management Department
(904) 491-3613, or Florida
Relay Service (1-800-955-8771)
at least twenty-four (24) hours
In advance to request such
accommodation.
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO
BE PRESENT AND BE HEARD. IF
A PERSON WISHES TO APPEAL
ANY DECISION MADE BY THE
BOARD, AGENCY OR COM-
MISSION WITH RESPECT TO
ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT
SUCH MEETING OR HEARING,
HE WILL NEED A RECORD OF
THE PROCEEDINGS AND FOR
THAT PURPOSE, MAY NEED TO
ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM
RECORD OF THE PROCEED-
INGS IS MADE, WHICH
RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTI-
MONY AND EVIDENCE UPON
WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE
BASED.
The Conditional Use and
Variance Board may contin-
ue hearing on this matter.
CONDITIONAL USE AND
VARIANCE BOARD OF NAS-
SAU COUNTY, FLORIDA
./s/Larry Williams
Its: Chairman
2t 01-09-16-2008
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HIGHLIGHTS

Island art
The Island Art Association
Gallery, 18 N. Second St.,
Fernandina Beach, presents
the Nouveau Art show "Mirror
Images," new works by Island
Art Association members,
through Jan. 27.
The Best of Show award
went to
Sandra
Pineault
for her
stunning
abstract
collage,
Mirrored
Marsh.
First
place went to Joe Winston;
second, Barbara Fuller; third,
Mike Clemons; and honorable
mentions went to Waft
Petersen and Jan Currie.
Pamela Brown, Edward
Jones Financial Services,
local community leader, was
the guest judge. She stated,
"....What a way to reflect on
2007 and project into 2008!"
For more information call
261-7020. Also visit
www.islandart.org.
Quiltexhibit
The Amelia Island
Museum of History presents
"The Fabric of Our Lives:
Quilts of Nassau County"
exhibit, in partnership with the
Amelia Island Quilt Guild,
through
Feb. 28.
This his-
torical
textile
exhibit
features
15 hand-
made quilts on loan from pri-
vate Nassau County collec-
tions.
On Jan. 10, guild mem-
bers Pam Wise, Gail
Niedernhofer and Dell
Dunman will demonstrate
their skills and answer ques-
tions about modern quilt mak-
ing during a reception from 6-
7 p.m. at the museum. Wine
and hors d'oeuvres will be
served.-Admission is$5 for
non-members.
The special exhibition
encourages viewers to
explore women's lives, some
more than a century ago,
through these artifacts of
practical beauty. Admission to
the museum is $7 for adults,
$4 for students and active mil-
itary. Museum members are
admitted free year round. For
more information, call 261-
7378, ext. 100.
Homeless count
On Jan. 28, the day of the
annual National Homeless
Count, agencies, organiza-
tions and individuals around
the country will be looking for
and surveying homeless men,
women and children. In
Nassau County the local
Coalition for the Homeless
wants to find out from our
homeless population what
they need to become more
self-sufficient.
The coalition is coordinat-
ing countywide efforts for "the
count." Volunteers will be
organized to work in teams. If
you are interested in helping
with these efforts on Jan. 28,
please attend one of the fol-
lowing training sessions: Jan.
14 at 6 p.m. in the Peck
Center Auditorium or Jan. 16
at 1 p.m. in the Peck Center
Reception room. Call Tom
Washburn at 491-1753 if you
have any questions.
Brushinthe
Marshes'
The Waterwheel Art
Gallery presents "Brush in the
Marshes," major paintings of
the southeast by Kent
Sullivan of Orlando, regarded
as one of today's outstanding
landscape painters. His
inspired landscapes are real-


istic yet romantic in style.
Private collectors and corpo-
rations, including NASA and
the Smithsonian, own his
work.
The opening reception is
Jan. 17 from 4-7 p.m, at the
Waterwheel Art Gallery, 5047
First Coast Hwy., Fernandina
Beach. Call 261-2535 or visit
www.waterwheelgallerycom.
MLK
weekend
Martin
Luther King
Jr. Com-
memorative
Weekend
PEOPLE Continued on 7B


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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9. 2008
NEWS-LEADER/FERNANDINA BEACH, FL


Make the most of those rare, cool winter days


Knew it would come. Every
ear we get a dose of cold
weather. It is hard to recog-
ize friends and neighbors all
bundled up. Everyone digs deep for layers
of coats, sweaters and scarves. Gone is
our usual humidity and out come the
moisturizing lotions and creams. Chapped
lips are moistened with Blistex or
Chapstick.
Determined to pursue our usual activi-
ties we dress for comfort and forget any
kind of fashion statement or coordinated
look. Some even look like Charlie Brown
characters bundled up in their keep-warm
clothing. Friends we usually see in shorts
and T-shirts are barely recognizable as
they brave the cooler temperatures in
rarely donned cozy apparel. No more pink
and turquoise bring on the browns,
blacks and blues.
Big Guy and I never agree on tempera-
ture. Either he is too warm or I am too
cold. The temperature drop challenges us
even more as we seek a mutually agree-


able temperature.


able temperature.
Once tucked in for
the night, I do
notice the Big Guy
is less likely to kick
off the down quilt.
Guess we need
to remember that
these cool days are
Mother Nature's
way to remind us
how nice the weath-
DickieAnderson er is most of the
l ... time. It is hard to
remember the dog
FROM THE days of August and
PORCH the heat and humid-
ity. We Floridians
are spoiled most of the time and rarely
deal with cold temperatures.
No whining from our house. We check
the temperatures and weather reports
from the homes of our friends and fami-
lies who live "up north." Cold is relative.
We fuss if it gets anywhere near freezing


while they are dealing with temperatures
closer to zero, not to mention the evil
"wind chill factor."
' The cool weather does bring back
memories mostly bad. Swirling snow,
below-zero temperatures, cars and trucks
stuck on interstates, airplanes sitting on
the tarmac. Digging out wooly sweaters
and warm jackets is a lot better than dig-
ging out winter boots, mittens, scarves
and hats.. Enjoying the good life in Florida,
we transplanted northerners sometimes
forget how difficult it was to crawl out of
that warm bed and face a cold wintry day.
Would the car start? Would we have to
shovel our way out of the driveway?
Would schools be closed?
Determined golfers and tennis players
are not going to let a little cold weather
keep them from their daily rounds and
matches. They come up with some pretty
unique costumes in their determination to
play no matter what. Sports enthusiasts
know the art of layering.
Our morning walks are much faster-


paced and shorter. The dogs do not want
to spend any more time outside than is
absolutely necessary. When we let them
out in the backyard they come back in
record time. Forget greyhound racing.
Two Yorkies can move pretty fast if it is
cold enough.
When the temperatures drop, I fear for
my backyard garden and its collection of
plants that are used to sun-filled days. I
used to go to my linen closet, pull out
sheets and towels and carefully cover the
most vulnerable. Now it's tough love.
Potted plants come in but the others have
to tough it out.
It isn't all bad news. A little bit of win-
try weather can be fun. Settle in with a big
bowl of popcorn and get into a good movie
or curl up with that book you have been
waiting to read. Make the most of the rare
cool days think of them as gifts.
Dickie Anderson welcomes your com-
ments at dickie@dickieanderson.com. Books
are available at local book and gift stores or
on line at www.dickieanderson.com.


CMI CIPB


SUBMI'riED
Tops at CIS
Callahan Intermediate School announced its teacher and
volunteer awards recently.
Above, Hilary Citer,f left, was fiaitind Youth 'Vo6lfiter of'
the Year and Tani Cuthrell, Adult Volunteer. ."'
Below, Support Person of the Year is Christine Lloyd, left,
and Teacher of the Year is Wendy Adams.
Senior Volunteer of the Year honors went to Jean Ann Loyd,
bottom, who also was chosen the Nassau County Schools
Senior Volunteer of the Year for the county.


NewYears baby
Jerrie
Richardson, vice
president of
Community
Outreach for the
Baptist Medical
Center Nassau
Auxiliary, welcomes
the 2008 New Year's
baby with gifts from
the hospital auxil-
iary.
Raigyn was born
at 2:06 a.m. on Jan.
2. She was wel-
comed by her big
sister Jaydin and
parents Terri
Madison, pictured
left with Raigyn, and
Eddie Combs of
Callahan.
'SuBMffEri'


Garden spotlight
The January selection for the Spotlight on Nassau Gardens is Sara Arenella, with her dog
Beau, who lives on Amelia Island and has a large container garden of more than 200 pots.
Among her plants are "funky garden accessories, bird houses, ceramic and stone frogs and
angels."
To see more photos of Arenella's garden and other Spotlight winners, visit
http://nassau.ifas.ufl.edu/horticulture/spotlight/spotlight.html.
To be considered, send a digital photo with a description of your "Spotlight" along with
your name, address and phone number to bwalkerl05@bellsouth.net. For more information,
contact Rebecca Jordi, UF/IFAS Nassau County Extension horticulture agent, at 548-1116.


Orchid facts and fiction
Fred Keefer, owner of Orchids by Del-Rei, :-
will present "Orchid Facts & Fiction" at the
Fernandiia Farmers Market at 10 a.m. Jan.
13. Learn how to care for orchids including
proper watering, fertilization, light, tempera-
ture, repotting medium and general repotting
guidelines. A question and answer time will
help dispel old orchid myths and help you be
a successful grower. Keefer has 20 years of
experience raising orchids. A member of The
St. Augustine Orchid Society, Ft. Lauderdale
Orchid Society, Gainesville Orchid Society and
The American Orchid Society, Keefer does
orchid displays and sales throughout the
state.
The Fernandina Farmers Market, open
every Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., is located
downtown at Seventh and Centre streets. For
more information call 491-4872 or visit
www.fernandinafarmersmarket.com.
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2008 AROUND TOWN News-Leader


PEOPLE Continued from 6B
activities begin at 8 a.m. Jan. 19
with the M.L.K. Jr. Commemora-
tive Breakfast at St. Peter's
Episcopal Church Parish Hall.
Tickets are $20. For information
contact Verna Bell at 261 -9450 or
491-3419.
Sunday, Jan. 20, features a
worship service at 6 p.m. at New
Zion Missionary Baptist Church.
Contact the Rev. James Arthur at
261-7854 for information.
On Monday, Jan. 21, at 1 p.m.
is the Community
Commemorative Parade. Lineup
begins at noon at Buccaneer
Field on the corner of Beech and
11th streets. For information con-
tact Vernetta Spaulding at 321 -
4031 or Romel Green, parade
chairman, at 491-9102.
A Peace Vigil will take place at
2:30 p.m. or immediately following
the parade on the steps of the his-
toric Nassau County Courthouse
in downtown Fernandina Beach.
For information contact Joan
Cipriano at 261-7699.
Events culminate with a
Community Afterglow from 3:30-5
p.m. at the M.L.K. Community
Center, immediately following the
Peace Vigil. Refreshments will be
served. For additional information
contact Maybelle Kirkland at 261 -
5518 or Green at 491-9102.
Sneak preview
The Amelia Island Film
Festival commences its 2008
Sneak Preview Series at 7 p.m.
Jan. 23 and 24 at the Palace
Saloon.
"La Vie En Rose" stars Marion
Cotillard, recently nominated for a
Golden
Globe award
for her
extraordinary
performance
of the leg-
endary Edit
Piaf. Two
shorts will
also be
shown: one
about
Fernandina's shrimping industry
and one about the Shrimp
Festival boat races.
Tickets are $10 and on sale at
Alexander's at Palmetto Walk, the
UPS.Store on Sadler Road, both
Chamber of Commerce locations
and at Susi's and Last Flight Out
on Centre Street. AIFF founding
members are admitted free. A
cash bar will be available. For
information call (904) 335-1110.
THIS WEEK

Lfe class .
"What Are You Willing to
Change in 2008?" a four-week
class led by life and relationship
coach Christine-Anne PlAtel, will
be held Jan. 16-Feb. 6 from 7-
8:30 p.m. at the Florida House Inn
conference room, 31 South 4th
St., Fernandina Beach. Afree pre-
view will be held tonight from 7-
8:30 p.m. at the Florida House.
The class is intended to help
you identify what's holding you
back from achieving personal and
professional success and to learn
strategies for breaking through
sabotaging patterns and begin
honoring and nurturing your true
self. -
Pre-registration is required by
calling PlAtel at 491-8676 or e-
mail chrisplatel@consciouscon-
nections.com. Also visit www.
ConsciousConnections.com.
Bereavementsupport
A Bereavement Support Group
meets on the.second Thursday of
each month from 4:30-6 p.m. at
St. Peter's Episcopal Church, cor-
ner of Eighth Street and Atlantic
Avenue. The next meeting is Jan.
10. Please call Kathy Washburn,
491-1753, for further information.
Understanding fats
Nassau Health Foods will host
a free public lecture on
"Understanding Fats and Oils:
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"
at7 p.m. Jan. 10. Eileen Gebbia,


My name is Pooh Bear and
I am a 3-year-old Maine Coon
mix with white mittens on my
feet. Everyone tells me I look
like the "Cheshire Cat," so I
guess I am looking for my
Alice in Wonderland and I
hope you are it. I really want
to go through the looking
glass and hope my forever
home is on the other side.
My name is Katy and I am
a 1-year-old Australian
Shepherd mix. I love long
walks and would love a warm


with more than 31 years in dis-
ease prevention, will set the
record straight on Omega 3, 6
and 9, fish oil versus flax,
coconut, canola and olive oils.
Learn how the types of fats and
oils you consume have an impact
on your health. For questions and
seating call 277-3158.
Women's newcomers
The Newcomers Club of
Amelia Island is open to all
women who reside in Nassau
County. The group welcomes any
interested women to attend a cof-
fee gathering on Jan. 10. For
information, visit http://newcomers
clubofameliaisland.com or call
225-8098.
Watercolor classes
A six-week beginner watercol-
or class with Bill Maurer is now
forming. Call 261-8276. Advanced
watercolor workshops will resume
Jan. 11 at the Peck Center.
Basic beginner acrylic classes
with Kathleen Hardin start Jan. 11
at the Peck Center. This class is
for the very beginner. Call Hardin
at 261-8276.
Beginnergenealog
The Amelia Island Genealo-
gical Society will conduct a Begin-
ner Genealogy Course for those
interested in researching their
family history, Jan. 12-Feb. 9.
Five sessions will be held at
the First Presbyterian Church
Fellowship Hall on consecutive
Saturdays, beginning Jan. 12,
from 10 a.m. to noon. The sixth
session will be held at the FCCJ
Nassau County campus computer
lab from 7-9 p.m. on a weeknight
(date to be determined).
The fee for the full course is
$30/person (includes one-year
single AIGS membership) or,
$45/couple (includes a one-year
AIGS family membership). Regis-
ter at any Nassau County public
library or call Marie at 321-3460.
Photographyclasses
"Achieving Photographic Style:
Photography Workshops" will be
taught by Robin Rafloski at the
Amelia Arts Academy on
Saturdays from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
for eight weeks.
Whether you want to become
a professional photographer or.
simply enhance your basic skills,
artist/educator and award-winning
sports photographer Rafloski, will
guide you through the landscape
of traditional and digital photogra-
phy and help you discover your
photographic "voice." Cost is
$175. For information call 705-
6178. To register call 277-1225.

A black and white photography.,
class will take you from process-
ing the negative to the art and
creation of the black and white
image. Cameras are available
and dark-room times will be
arranged. Beginning Saturday
from 12:30-2:30 p.m. for eight
weeks at the Amelia Arts
Academy. Cost is $175. For infor-
mation call 705-6178. To register
call 277-1225.
*
"The Photographers
Workshop: On Assignment" will
be held Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30
p.m. for eight weeks at the Amelia
Arts Academy. Individuals will par-
ticipate in group studios, shoots
and exhibitions and their commer-
cial applications. The skills devel-
oped enhance an individual's cre-
ative vision. Cost is $175. For
information call 705-6178. To reg-
ister call 277-1225.
Craftshow
The United Methodist Women
of Memorial United Methodist
Church in Fernandina Beach are
planning their Fifth Annual Arts
and Crafts Show and Sale to be
held April 19.
The show is open to the com-
munity and will give the opportuni-
ty to demonstrate your creativity
and sell your items.
To reserve a table or for infor-
mation, call Gail at 491-3713 or
Carol at 261-8917.


bed. I have a noble face and
everyone here thinks I am
sweet. I walk really well on a
leash, mostly because I love
to walk. So come on, you may
need some exercise and I
need a forever home so "Let's
Make A Deal" I promise you
will not be disappointed.
Nassau County Animal
Control is located on License
Road in Yulee. For more
information call 225-0006 or
visit www.NassauAnimal.
petfinder.com.


NEXT WEEK

IHistoricalsociely
The Duncan Lamont Clinch
Historical Society will meet at 7:30
p.m. Jan. 14 at St. Peter's
Episcopal Church for a program
on the history of St. Peter's during
the Golden Era of Fernandina.
Guest speaker will be Ray
Barbee, a Fernandina native who
is a descendant of net maker Bill
Burbank, who came to
Fernandina from Cumberland
Island for the bluefish run of 1912.
Barbee will recount the history of
the construction of the church dur-
ing the Golden Era, with empha-
sis on the people involved. He
recently served on a church com-
mittee to study the history of the
stained glass windows, which is
the basis of a new commemora-
tive book that will be available in
time for St. Peter's 150th anniver-
sary this year. Barbee will offer a
sneak preview of some of the
findings of that group. For more
information call 261-4293.

Onstage Alaska comes to
Amelia Island at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14.
at Ten Acres/Kraft Athletic Club,
961023 Buccaneer Trail.
Enjoy 20 minutes of live enter-
tainment and a 20-minute video
featuring footage of the best
Alaska has to offer.
For more information or to
:RSVP, callAnge at The Travel
Agency at 261-5914, or e-mail
ange@thetvlagency.com.
NACDACmeeting
The Nassau Alcohol, Crime
and Drug Abatement Coalition will
meet Jan. 15 at 3:30 p.m. The
community is welcome.
NACDAC is a non-profit coali-
tion that works to prevent and
eliminate underage drinking and
other drug use within the commu-
nity. It meets the third Tuesday of
every month at 3:30 p.m. at the
Yulee County Building at 86026
Pages Dairy Road. For more
information, visit www.nacdac.org
or call Jean Bardes at 753-2551.
Genealogymeetlng
The Amelia Island
Genealogical Society will meet
-Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. at the
Fernandina Beach Police Station
Community Room, 1525 Lime St.
Guest speaker will be Amy
Marasco, with a program on
photo organization and digital st-
rybooks.
Marasco is a creative memo-
ries consultant and will show how
to organize printed photos using
the Power Sort System, organize
and edit digital images using
Memory Manager Software, and
share or display photos with
Digital Storybooks. The meeting is
open to the public. For informa-
. tion, call 321-3460.


Happy New Year, every- ..
body! My name is Tebow andI
. I am a very sweet, energetic
black male kitten about 4 1/f.
months old. I am another one -
of the barn kittens rescued by -
Cats Angels and would love t6 :'
have a home. I have been
tested, neutered and am cur-" ,
rent on my shots and can be :
seen at the Cats Angels ,.
Adoption Center at 709 S.
Eighth St., or you can call
321-2267. and EaPt
The Home 4 the Holidays shopping
campaign was very success- some gre
ful, with 85 Cats Angels cats special e,
and kittens finding their new We gladly
homes. A big thanks goes to every day
all the wonderful volunteers ; hours. W
who brought us to the offsite ,; for volun
adoptions and also to the -would lik
great folks who volunteer store (tra
24/7 cleaning our cages and 'with the 1
making sure we are ready to and sign
meet the public they are the fabulous
best! Spring
Cats Angels will be at River soon and
City PetsMart (1-95 and trial for lo
Airport) on Saturday from 10 pies that
a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday this does
from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with If you ar
cats and kittens available for please ca
adoption! (904) 42
Our Thrift Store is open free or lo
Monday-Saturday from 11 assistanc
a.m. to 5 p.m. and Miss Janet Cats Ang
is stocking it with Valentine discuss c


Retired educators
The Nassau County Retired
Educators Association invites all
retired educators to its monthly
meeting on Jan. 15 in the Yulee
High School Conference Room
beginning at 10 a.m. The execu-
tive board will meet at 9:30 a.m.
Charlie Kicklighter, president-
elect of the Baptist Medical
Center Nassau Auxiliary, will give
a presentation on the mission,
function and future of the auxiliary.
Coffee and refreshments will be
served.
Diabetes self-management
The Nassau County Health
Department is offering a series of
four, two-hour diabetes classes
on Jan. 15, 22 and 29 and Feb. 5
from 6-8 p.m. at the Fernandina
Beach Clinic, 1620 Nectarine St.
Registration-fee is $20. Lab work
(total cholesterol, HDL, blood glu-
cose and hemoglobin Alc) is
available for an additional fee of
$20. Please plan on attending all
.four classes. For questions or to
register contact Amanda
Wittmann, Step Up, Florida
Healthy Communities coordinator,
at 548-1853.
Shabbatcdlebration
One Shabbat-One World, a
global project organized by the
international Chabad-Lubavitch
movement, will bridge hundreds
of communities, Synagogues and
centers across the globe Jan. 18-
19.
The objective is to unite thou-
sands of Jewish families and indi-
viduals around the world by mark-
ing the holy day of Shabbat.
Chabad @ the Beaches will
participate by devoting a single
day towards increased Shabbat
observance kindling of the tradi-
tional Shabbat candles by women
and girls and the participation in
Shabbat services.and the time-
honored Friday night dinner by
men, women and children.
Services and dinner will be
held Jan. 18 at Chabad @ the
Beaches' Center for Jewish-Life,
521 A1 A North, Ponte Vedra
Beach. For more information,
price and reservations, call (904)
285-1588,
ConCetMouting
ARIAS (Amelia Residents in
Action for the Symphony) has
arranged an entire evening for the
Judy Garland and the Golden Era
concert Jan. 19.
The evening begins with din-
ner at the Ocean Club on the
Amelia Island Plantation, followed
by concert tickets and round-trip
bus transportation to JacobyHall.
In conjunction with tlis plan, the
Jacksonville Symphony Orches-
tra is now offering discount tick-
ets: $55 tickets will be available
for $47.20 and $40 tickets for
$34.45. For reservations, contact


STARS


Santa has long gone, but
left behind his loyal "rein-
dog," Rudolph, to find a ne
home and make someone
here very happy!
Rudy is a 1-year-old, 10.
pound male, white with bro
Terrier/Chihuahua mix wh<
likes other dogs but would
also be happy being your 9I
dogi
Save the Animals-Resacu
Society does not run A shel
ter. Animals are fostered,bh
STARS members until a u
able and caring home is
found. STARS needs new fo
ter homes in order to rescue
more animals and increase
adoptions,
For more information, ca
tact STARS at www.starsof
amelia,org, call 491-3107


on, write to P.O. Box 893,
'Fernaidina Beach, FL
or 39,034.


er goodies for your
pleasure. We have
at buys with items on
very day of the week.
y accept donations
y during business
e are always looking
teers, too, so if you
;e to volunteer at the
lining provided) or
kitties, please stop by
up. The rewards are

g ill be approaching
I with that the poten-
ts of kittens and pup-
will have no homes -
not have to happen.
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ill Spay Nassau at
25-0005 to qualify for
w-cost spay/neuter
ce. Don't qualify? Call
els at 321-2267 to
options.


Fred Gieg at 321-1363.
Trailforgersdclub
Join the First Coast Trailfor-
gers Walking Club as it walks
through Jacksonville and Nep-
tune beaches. Meet at Shelby's
Coffee Shoppe, 200 First St.,
Neptune Beach, at 9 a.m. on Jan.
19. For more information contact:
Kristin Raasch at (904) 221-2021
or e-mail e.raasch@comcast.net.
Also visit www.firstcoasttrailforg
erswalkingclub.org.
COMING UP

Parentworlcshop
Nassau County Schools and
the Florida Department of
Education present "Families
Building Better Readers Parent
Workshop" on Jan. 22 at Yulee
Primary School. Parents of all
kindergarten through fifth grade
students are invited to attend.
The workshop will provide par-
ents with simple instructional
activities they can do with their
children to improve reading per-


formance.
Registration and complimenta-
ry pizza dinner is 5:30-6 p.m. The
workshop follows from 6-8 p.m.
Parents, grandparents and
guardians are invited. If needed,
childcare will be provided. Please
call 491-9887 regarding your
childcare needs.
Teen Court
Nassau County Teen Court will
be held Jan. 22 at the Nassau
County Judicial Annex, 76347
Veterans Way in Yulee. Sessions
begin at 6 p.m.
Students ages 11-18 are invit-
ed to participate. Students wish-
ing to be on the volunteer jury or
act as attorneys, court clerks and
bailiffs can sign up through their
school guidance offices or by
attending court and signing up
then. To participate as an attor-
ney, see Teen Court Coordinator
Charles Griffin, who assigns the
rotating positions. Volunteers
must arrive between 5:30 and 6
p.m. For information call Griffin at
548-4600.


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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9,2008 AROUND TOWN News-Leader


LITERARY LEANINGS


Camel Bookmobile
One Book/One Community
is an annual program sponsored
by the Friends of the Library
and the Nassau County Public
Library System.
This year's featured author,
Masha Hamilton, will appear at
the Amelia Island Book Festival
and her book will be discussed
at various venues early this year.
For further details, call 277-
7365.
Hamilton's
The Camel
Bookmobile is
a tale about
an American
librarian who
leaves
Brooklyn to Hamilton
work for a
relief organi-
zation in Africa that sends books
on the backs of camels to forgot-
ten villages.
Fiona Sweeney believes that
books should be everywhere,
and although
her intentions
e a are entirely
pure, when
the bookmo-
bile causes a
feud among
the nomadic
tribe it aims
to help, she
realizes her
good deeds may come with a
high price.
The actual Camel
Bookmobile made its first run
almost a decade ago. Three
dromedaries trudged through
arid northeastern Kenya near
the unstable border with
Somalia to bring a library to set-
tlements so remote they had
become nearly invisible.
Lacking roads, clean water, and
food, those who inhabited these
villages had never been to
school, much less held a book in
their hands. The books that
came to them were rare and pre-
cious gifts, allowing them to
briefly escape the reality of
squalor and destitution.
Hamilton first heard about
the project from her daughter
one autumn afternoon as she
drove her three children to the
library. She'd read an article in
Time For Kids and one detail
piqued her interest. Because


books were rare and precious in
the reaches of Africa far from
the safari vacationers, the camel-
powered library initiated a
severe fine. If even one person
lost a book, the bookmobile
would boycott that entire village,
choosing another to visit
instead.
The fine was intended both
to protect books so literacy
could spread, and to encourage
a wandering people to adopt the
practices of a more settled
world. But reality, as always,
would be more complex than
theory.
Hamilton is the author of two
previous novels: Staircase of a
Thousand Steps (2001) and The
Distance Between Us (2004),
named one of the best books of
the year by Library Journal.
Hamilton worked as a foreign
correspondent for The
Associated Press for five years
in the Middle East, where she
covered the intefadeh, the peace
process and the partial Israeli
withdrawal from Lebanon. Then
she spent five years in Moscow,
where she was a correspondent
for the Los Angeles Times, wrote
a newspaper column, "Postcard
from Moscow," and reported for
NBC/Mutual Radio. She wrote
about Kremlin politics as well as
life for average Russians under
Gorbachev and Yeltsin during
the coup and collapse of the
Soviet Union. She reported from
Afghanistan in 2004 and in 2006,
she traveled in Kenyf to
research The Camel Bookmobile
and to interview street kids in
Nairobi and drought and famine
victims in the isolated northeast.
Friends meet
The Yulee Friends of the
Library will meet at 6 p.m. Jan.
10 in the David Yulee Room at
FCCJ's Betty P Cook Nassau
Center, 97346 William Burgess
Blvd. in. Yulee. Turn offA1A at
the FCCJ sign, half a mile east
of 1-95.
New members with new
ideas are needed to help plan
programs and events to support
the library.
Children's bookwriters
The Society of Children's
Book Writers & Illustrators
(SCBWI) will meet Jan. 19 from
1-3 p.m. at the Southeast


Regional Library, 10599
Deerwood Park Blvd., Jackson-
ville. Local picture book author,
Nancy Murray, will discuss mar-
keting. For more information
contact Janet Walter at jgwalter
@comcast.net.
Business writing
The FCCJ Open Campus
Business Writing Academy
begins meeting again Jan. 22
and every Tuesday through
March 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30
p.m. at the.FCCJ Deerwood
Center. Tuition is $325.
Individual courses are available.
Managers and staff will bene-
fit from the complete grammar
review and textbooks packed
with powerful tips. Taught by
corporate trainer and profes-
sional writer-editor Deborah
Hoag, the series offers grammar
and usage review; proofreading;
business writing style; letters
and memos; reports and propos-
als.
Students may register at any
FCCJ campus enrollment office
or online at www.fccj.edu. For
more information call the FCCJ
Continuing Education office at
(904) 633-8292 or visit
www.fccj.edu/con-ed.
Writers wanted
Flagler College's online liter-
ary arts magazine, The Flagler
Review, is seeking submissions
for its Spring 2008 issue.
Flagler Review annually pub-
lishes'the best poetry, fiction,
drama, creative nonfiction and
visual artwork by students and
now, for the first time, writers in
Northeast Florida.
The best entries will be cho-
sen in April 2008 and published
online at www.flagler.edu/flagl
erreview/. Select authors will be
invited to share their work in
Flagler's Ringhaver Student
Center on April 7 at 6 p.m.
Send entries to senior editors
Julie Milo and Mara Phillips
before Feb. 4 at JMilo@
flagler.edu and MPhillipsl@fla-
gler.edu. Include your full name,
the title of the submission, cate-
gory, address and phone num-
ber in the body of the e-mail,
and attach one Microsoft Word
document or digital photograph
per e-mail. Multiple submissions
are permitted. There are no
word limits.


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Readers' theater at ACT


"I shall return. Keep the flag flying."
General MacArthur, 1942

Amelia Community Theatre
presents a readers' theater,
"Waiting for MacArthur," by P
Paullette MacDougal, at 8 p.m. on
Jan. 24,25 and 26 and 2 p.m. on
Jan. 27.
"Waiting for MacArthur" is a
gripping World War 11 story about
the courage and valor of the
women who served in the Army
nursing corps. A young army
nurse, under bombardment on the
Philippine Island of Corregidor,


HOME AND
GARDEN BRIEFS

Landscape matters
Nassau Couny
Horticulture Extension Agent
Rebecca Jordi will teach a
Landscape Matters class on
growing and maintaining cit-
rus plants on Jan. 16 from 10-
11 a.m. at the Yulee Extension
office at 86026 Pages Dairy
Road.
The class will include
hands-on instruction about
pruning the lemon and orange
trees at the extension office.
Bring your pruning shears
and gloves.
. The class is free and open
to the public.
For more information, visit
http://nassau. ifas.ufl.edu/
horticulture/landmatters/lan
dmatters.html, or call Jordi at
548-1116.
Farmers market
The Fernandina
Farmers Market, open every
Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.,
features farm fresh produce,
pickled seasonal vegetables,
freshly baked breads and
pastries, jellies, relishes
and marinades, desserts
and a wide variety of
plants.
The market is located
downtown at Seventh and
Centre streets.
Call 491-4872 or visit
www.fernandinafarmersmar
ket.com.
St Marys market
The St. Marys Com-
munity Market is open
Saturdays from 9 a.m.-2.p,m.
at 206 Osborne St., St. Marys,
Ga.
For information visit
www.smcmarket.com.


corresponds through letters with
her mother, her teacher and her
best friend back in the United
States in this powerful story that
explores the deeper meanings of
patriotism, heroism and courage
under fire.
The play is funny, moving,
and at times poetic. Directed by
Barry Ralston, the cast features
Jennifer Palumbo, Maggie Carlson,
Mary Williams and Melinda
McCoy.
Tickets are $10 for adults and
$5 for students.
Amelia Community Theatre,


209 Cedar St., also will hold a
Volunteer Fair on Jan. 19 from 10
a.m.-2 p.m., offering a behind-the-
scenes look at volunteer opportu-
nities for adults and teens. Take
backstage tours, enjoy refresh-
ments and entertainment and learn
how you can become active in
areas such as set construction and
decoration, box office, makeup,
costumes, props, lights and sound,
acting, stage managing and much
more.
For more information or tickets
to "Waiting for MacArthur," call
(904) 2261-6749.


Old bedding needed

to help homeless pets
The Nassau Humane Society, spread makes 20 kennel size cat
671 Airport Road, Fernandina pillows or four dog beds and 10 cat
Beach, has an ongoing need for beds.
donations to make pet bedding. Three old large sweatshirts and
Synthetic fabrics dry quickly, even one old bed pillow make 'four
in the sunshine without a dryer. stuffed pet beds. Six old sweat-
Ifyou have any old bedspreads, pants and one old bed pillow make
blankets, sweatshirts, pants, pil- three stuffed pet beds.
lows etc. that you plan to throw Old clothes made of micro
away, please consider donating fleece, polyester, acrylic and micro
them to the shelter. fiber can be made into pet bedding
One old queen-size synthetic that dries in half the time as natu-
blanket makes six dog blankets. ral fibers. This saves time, elec-
One old queen-size synthetic bed tricity and money.


CLASS REUNIONS


Reunion database
The Fernandina Beach High
School Alumni Association is
forming a database for future
class reunions. Any person or
group planning a class reunion
for graduates from FBHS please
contact Mandy Lyle-Phrvis at
261-5713, ext. 2668, or
kathy.lyle@nassau.kl2. fl.us.
FBHSClassof68
The Fernandina Beach High
School Class of 68 is looking for
"lost.mates" for its 40-year
reunion next year.
For a list of the names, or if
you know the whereabouts of
any classmates, contact Chmone
Ashley, 1151 South Fletcher Ave.,
Fernandina Beach, e-mail
Chmone@bellsouth.net, or call
261-2576 as soon as possible.
FBHS Class of78
I ThlFernaid djalB,,eglHigh
School Class of 78 is meeting.to
plan its 30th reunion. Contact Pat
Boles Poteat at 321-0558, Jimmy
Rodeffer at 261-7024 or Johnny


Blackwelder at 556-2423 at 556-
2423 for more information.
FBHSClass of80
The Fernandina Beach High
School Class of 1980 is planning
its 30th reunion.
Contact Kathie Jefferson
Carswell at (904) 556-2687, Tanya
Williams Webster at'(904) 557-
3220 or Wilda Silva at (904) 583-
5555 or visit classmates.com for
more information.
FBHSClassof88
If you are interested in help-
ing with the Fernandina Beach
High School Class of 1988
reunion, contact Teresa C.
Spence at 261-3803, 753-0734 or
tspencej@mindspring.com.
Peckalumni
The Peck Alumni Association
meets on Saturdays at noon at
the Peck Center, 516 South 10th
St.jtis planning f9rtle .20,8 .
Grand Peck reunion and needs
your ideas and input.
The next meeting is sched-
uled for Jan. 12.


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To Place An Ad, Call (904) 261-3696. The Classified Ad Deadline for Wednesdays is 5:00 p.m. Monday and for Fridays is 5:00 p.m. Wedn-esday

100 ANNOUNCEMENTS 204 Woirk Wanted 403 Financial-Home/Property 606 Photo Equipment & Sales 619 Business Equipment 800 REAL ESTATE 813 Investment Property 858 Condos-Unfurnished
101 Card of Thanks 205 Live-iri Help 404 Money To Loan 607 Antiques-Collectibles 620 Coal-Wood-Fuel 801 Wanted to Buy or Rent 814 West Nassau County 859 Homes-Furnished
102 Lost & Found 206 Child Care 500 FARM & ANIMAL 608 Produce 621 Garden/Lawn Equipment 802 Mobile Homes 815 Kingsland/St. Marys 860 Homes-Unfurnished
103 In Memoriam 207 Business Opportunity 501 Equipment 609 Appliances 622 Plants/Seed/Fertilizer. 803 Mobile Homes Lots 816 Camden County 861 Vacation Rentals
104 Personals 300 EDUCATION 502 Livestock & Supplies 610 Air Conditioners/Heaters 623 Swap/Trade 804 Amelia Island Homes 817 Other Areas 862 Bed & Breakfast
105 Public Notice 301 Schools & Instruction 503 Pets/Supplies 611 Home Furnishings 624 Wanted to Buy 805 Beaches 850 RENTALS, 863 Office
106 Happy Card 302 Diet/Exercise 504 Services 612 Musical Instruments 625 Free Items 806 Waterfront 851 Roommate Wanted 1864 Commercial/Retail
107 Special Occasion 303 Hobbies/Crafts 600 MERCHANDISE .613 Television-Radio-Stereo 700 RECREATION 807 Condominiums 852 Mobile Homes 865. Warehouse
108 Gift Shops 305 Tutoring 601 Garage Sales 614 Jewelry/Watches 701 Boats & Trailers 808 Off Island/Yulee 853 Mobile Home Lots 900 TRANSPORTATION
200 EMPLOYMENT 306 Lessons/Classes 602 Articles for Sale 615 Building Materials 702 Boat Supplies/Dockage 809 Lots 854 Roohn 901 Automobiles
201 Help Wanted 400 FINANCIAL 603 Miscellaneous 616 Storage/ Warehouses 703 Sports Equipment Sales 810 Farms & Acreage 855 Apartments-Fumished 902 Trucks
202 Sales-Business 401 Mortgages Bought/Sold 604 Bicycles 617 Machinery-Tools-Equip. 704 Recreation Vehicles 811 Commercial/Retail 856 Apartments-Unfurn. 903 Vans
203 Hotel/Restaurant 402 Stocks & Bonds 605 Computers-Supplies 618 Auctions 705 Computers & Supplies 812 Property Exchange 857 Condos-Furnished 904 Motorcycles
905 Commercial

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LOST JEWELRY BOX in bottom of
striped bag filled w/plastic bags of strip
bindings for crafts. Call M. @ (904)335-
1469.
If you have lost your cat or dog, pis
check both animal shelters. The Nassau
Humane Society facility is located at 671
Airport Rd. (next to the airport), & the
County Animal Shelter, 86078 License Rd.
in Yulee (next to the drivers license bldg.).



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All Real Estate advertised herein
is subject to the Federal Fair
Housing Act, which makes it illegal
to advertise any preference,
limitation, or discrimination based
on race, color, religion, sex,
handicap, familial status or national
origin, or the intention to make any
such preference, limitation or
discrimination.
The News-Leader will not knowingly
accept any advertising for real
estate which is in violation of the
law. All persons are hereby
informed that all dwellings
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 Housing and
Urban Development HUD -
1(800)669-9777, or for the hearing
impaired 1(800)927-9275.







Drivers: CALL TODAY Bonus & paid
orientation 36-43 cpm. Earn over $1000
weekly. Excellent benefits. Class A & 3
mos. recent OTR required. (800)635-
8669. ANF
DRIVERS FLATBED. Recent average
$1,012/wk. Late model equipment, strong
freight network, 401K, Blue Cross
Insurance. (800)771-6318,
www.pnrimeinc.com. ANF


THE NEW U HAIR SALON is seeking a
high energy professional stylist for walk-in
clientele. Clientele not required. Booth
rent. (904)277-2767
HOUSEKEEPERS WANTED Experience
desired. Apply in person at Amelia
Rentals, 5299 S. Fletcher, Femandina
Beach. (904)261-9129
FLORIDA PUBLIC UTILITIES is
seeking a Customer Svc Rep/Cashier for
our FB office. Applicants must have
proven cust svc skills (phone & in person)
as well as accounting and cashier exp.
Flexibility and multi-tasking required. Must
be detail oriented and have accurate
spelling and math skills. Minimum HS
diploma. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
Resumes may be submitted via email, fax
or mail to: CSR Job Posting, PO Box
418, FB, FL 32035, Fax 904-261-3666 or
email to rlachariteftfpnuc.com.
EOE/DFWP
TELLER
Full time position managing teller line.
Previous supervisory experience required.
Excellent customer service skills,
organizational skills, verbal and written
communication skills are required.
Resume may be mailed to First National
Bank of Nassau County, 1891 South 14th
St., Fernandina Beach, FL 32034, Attn:
Marie Seagraves or e-mailed to:
mseagraves@fnb-palm.com. EOE, Drug-
free Workplace
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. ANF
BARTENDERS NEEDED
Please fax resume to (904)310-6056.
IRS JOBS $.18.46-$32.60/hr. Now
hiring. Paid training is provided. For
application and free Gov't job info., call
American Assoc of Labor (913)599-8244,
24 hrs., emp. serv.
Advertising Sales Representative -
National Newspaper Placement Services
(N2PS) is seeking an experienced sales
person sell print and online advertising.
N2PS, a subsidiary of the Florida Press
Association, sells and services print and
online advertising for newspapers.
Demonstrated success with previous
media sales and an undergraduate degree
or equivalent related experience required.
Online sales experience a plus. Email your
cover letter, resume and salary history to:
hr(ln2ps.com. EOE, drug free workplace.
ANF
Earn $800-$3200 Monthly
to drive brand new cars
with ads placed on them.
www.FreeAutoKey.com
RECEPTIONIST needed for local
dealership. Fax resume to (904)491-8966.
Advertising Sales Manager National
Newspaper Placement Services (N2PS) is
seeking an experienced sales person with
management-experience to lead the sales
team. N2PS, a subsidiary of the Florida
Press Association, sells and services print
and online advertising for newspapers.
Successful account management, proven
leadership skills required and an
undergraduate degree or equivalent
related experience required. Email your
cover letter, resume and salary history to:
hr(ln2ps.com. EOE, drug free workplace.
ANF
NEED MEDICAL BILLING PERSON for
doctor's office. Fax resume to (904)363-
1523.


CHILD CARE PROVIDERS
Part Time
1915 Citrona Drive,
Fernandina Beach, 32034
YMCA Child Development Center is now
hiring part time early childhood care
providers. We are looking for motivated
and nurturing staff to join our team.
Hours are M F, 12pm 6pm. Position
requires, experience working with
children, HS Diploma, and DCF
certificates. Contact: E-mail resume to
Jenn Stallings at
istallings@firstcoastymca.oraorsdayton(ifi
rstcoastymca.ora or fax (904) 296 6465.
Applications can also be completed at the
McArthur Family YMCA.
REPORTER WANTED
The Nassau County Record, a 5,000
circulation weekly community newspaper
in western Nassau County, Florida has an
immediate opening for an energetic,
motivated, and thoughtful general
assignment reporter. The beat includes
coverage of local governments and
schools as, well as feature and breaking
news stories. An occasional sports story
may be required. The reporter is
responsible for his or her own artwork to
accompany stories. West Nassau County
Is a growing community and needs an
aggressive reporter to cover growth and
other issues. Applicants must have a
college degree and reporting and
photography experience. The full-time
position offers competitive pay and
benefits. Applicants should send a 100-
word essay defining what they believe
community journalism is, along with a
cover letter, resume and writing clips, to
Amanda Bishop, Editor, Nassau County
Record, P.O. Box' 609, Callahan, FL
32011. Resumes may also be emailed
to editor@nassaucountyrecord.com, with
clips to follow via mall. Resumes will
be accepted until January 18, 2008.
Community Newspapers, Inc. / EOE.
EXPERIENCED SALES/SERVICE
TECHNICIAN needed for local growing
Pqst Control Company. Commission-based
pay/ Vacation/Health Insurance/401K.
Immediate position available Great
working environment. Drug free
workplace. Must have good driving record.
Contact Mc Kendree Termite & Pest
Control, Inc. @ 1-877-746-8284
Earn $$$ Helping MDs! Process medical
claims from home. Call the Federal Trade
Commission to find out how to spot
medical billing scams. 1(877)FTC-HELP.
A message from the News-Leader and the
FTC.
Preschool Teacher Miss Kate's Pre K
now interviewing career-oriented
Individuals for 9-4 shift M-F. Early
childhood exp and/or education preferred.
Contact Kate at 321-0049 or
mlsskatesprek@yahoo.com
LOOKING FOR AN AUTOMOTIVE
WINDOW TINTER (904)277-4887
GET PAID TO Wave Earn income being
a. Lady Liberty. Outgoing & energetic.
$8/hr. + $2/hr. bonus at end of season.
Call (904)225-2829.
INSURANCE Part-time Mon-Fri, 8:30am
- 2pm. Property & Casualty experience
required. Fax resume to 321-4148 or
email cpw@fdn.com


201 Help Wanted
AMERIGAS
America's Propane Company
AmeriGas Propane, the nation's leading
Propane Company, is currently accepting
applications for a Service
Technician/Driver. Responsibilities include
the installation of propane tanks, gas
appliances and maintenance of 'company
equipment. Experience in the propane
industry is preferred, but individuals with
a mechanical aptitude are encouraged to
apply. Comprehensive training is provided.
The ideal candidate will possess either a
State of Florida 601 license or equivalent
or has knowledge capability to achieve
this licensure. Mandatory requirements
include a CDL with X endorsement and
company paid DOT.physical and drug
screening. Benefits include a competitive
salary, company-match 401K,
medical/dental insurance,
prescription/vision discount cards and
liberal vacation/ holiday policies. Drug free
work environment. EOE.
Interested candidates apply in person at
AmeriGas Propane, 463095 E. SR200,
Yulee, FL 32097. No phone calls please..
NOW HIRING
Companies desperately need employees to
assemble products at home. No selling,
any hours. $500 weekly potential. Info
1-985-646-1700 DEPT. FL-1380.
NOTICE Post Office positions now
available. Avg. pay $20/hr. or $57K
annually including Federal Benefits and
OT. Get your exam guide materials now.
(866)713-4492 USWA. Fee Req'd. ANF
PART-TIME CASHIER Must be mature
& flexible. hours will vary. References,
background check required. (904)225-
8133 to make appointment or fax resume
to (904)491-0519.
CONCRETE RESTORATION Entry level
positions available. Must have valid D.L.
Advancement opportunities. Drug Free
Workplace. Mar-Kel Concrete Solutions
(904)635-4909 or (904)868-3614.
NOW AVAILABLE! 2008 Post Office
jobs. $18-$20/hr. No experience. Paid
training. Fed. benefits. Vacations. Call
(800)910-9941 today! Ref#FL08. ANF
MERRY MAIDS
is now accepting applications for
permanent position. Only serious
applicants need apply. No nights or
weekends. Background check. Drug free
workplace. Must be 21 or older. Call
(904)261-6262. Must have own vehicle.
BEACHES COUNSELING, INC. is
accepting resumes for a Clinical
Counselor/ Family Advocacy Case Manager-
position at the Kings Bay Naval Submarine
Base Fleet & Family Support Center
Kingsbay, GA. Candidates must have an
LCSW, LMFT or LMHC to provide clinical
services. Georgia Licensure is not
mandatory. For more information contact
(912)573-8870 or fax resume to
(912)573-2390.
LEGITIMATE WORK FROM HOME
BUSINESS promoting & selling premier
house & wellness products. Call Courtney
(904)536-5626.


MENTAL HEALTH COURT
PROGRAM DIRECTOR
The Nassau County Sheriff's Office (NCSO)
and the Mental Health Court of Nassau
County are currently seeking qualified
applicants for a full time Mental Health
Court Program Director. Please see the
NCSO's website,
www.nassaucountvsheriff.com for a
complete Job Description and Application.
The ideal candidate should have prior
experience in the following areas including
individuals with a severe and persistent
mental illness, inmates, and the criminal
justice/court system. The successful
applicant's office will be located at NCSO.
Flexible hours and diagnostic skills are
required. Must arrange and/or transport
individuals if necessary. Master's degree
and license is preferred. Salary is
commensurate with experience. Offer
includes a full benefit package of NCSO-
paid medical insurance and retirement;
annual and sick leave, and 12 paid
holidays. The successful applicant shall
also pass a Sheriff's Office Background
investigation, a drug screen/ physical
examination, and a polygraph. Deadline to
submit is January 31, 2008.
The Nassau County Sheriffs Office is
an Equal Opportunity Employer
76001 Bobby Moore Circle
Yulee, Florida 32097
ADDISON B&B Hiring housekeeping
staff.' Attention to detail required.
Cleaning, cooking, serving. 614 Ash St.
(904)277-1604
P/T Home-Based Internet Business -
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Hiring painters & painter helpers. Pay
based on experience. Apply In person
@ 1 N. 4th Street #206. (904)583-1333.


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IMMEDIATE EMPLOYMENT
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ADMINISTRATIVE
ASSISTANT

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Serving North Florida &
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NOW HIRING in

YULEE, FLORIDA

Teller Part Time (25 30 hrs)
Teller Full Time Lead Teller
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JOB FAIR
January 14, 2008 1pm 5pm
Hosted by. Fernandina Branch
829 S. 14th St. Fernandina, FL 32034

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0 i jmelia Island Plantatiorn

Exciting career opportunities await you!

On-Site Interviews at

Yulee WorkSource
in Lofton Point (next to Winn Dixie) 1 --

Tuesday, January 15th 9am-12pm ';
Culinary & Servers 9

Great Benefits & Perks
Higher Wages

See You There!
For more information contact: Human Resources Employment & Recruitment
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EOE and Drug Free Workplace



EARLY IMPRESSIONS DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC.

NOW HIRING

112 5. Third St.
Fernandina Beach *

FL 32034 K

(904) 206-4170

NOW HIRINGC4
Top.pay with excellent benefits
Brand new facility w/ teacher lounge,
Must have 40 hours or CEA
SPACE LIMITEtll
6 weeks Preschool... VPK
Low child to teacher ratios
Family style meals


2003

CHEVY

CORVETTE


PO0O

FORD

RANGER


Z06 Model. Only 23K Miles. Many Upgrades And Extras Included. All Edge Package. Super Nice Package In An Exceptionally Well Maintained
Original Papers, Books and Corvette Museum Truck. Bright Blue Exterior With Light VALUE PRICED
Delivery Papers.. Outstanding Vehicle In Every VALUE PRICED Gray Cloth Interior. CD Stereo, V6, VALUE PRICED
Way. Call Or Come In Today. "34,950 5 Speed, AC And More. '7,950


1997

MAZDA

B2300


1997

DODGE

CARAVAN


SE Model. Very Nice. Xtra Cab Truck. Super Clean 2 Owner, 4 cyl, Cold AC CarFaxTM Certified Only 1 Local Owner. Only 62K Miles. Extremely Well
And Only 67K Miles! Red Exterior With Light Maintained And In Like-New Condition
Gray Cloth Interior. Fully Serviced And VALUE PRICED Inside And Out. Red Exterior With Light VALUE PRICED
Inspected And Ready For The Road. G9C0 ray Cloth Interior. 6 Cyl, Cold AC And 4,950
More.


2006 VOLVO- XC90 2004 MERCEDES C240
2.5 Turbo, 7 Passenger Model. 6 Cyl., Beautiful Benz In Like New Condition
2x2, Loaded With Every Feature Inside And Out. Local Owner Has
Available; Power Seats, Leather, Sunroof, Consigned This Sporty Luxury Sedan To
Front & Side Airbags, 6 Disc CD And Us For Immediate Sale. Blue Metallic
Bluetooth Tech. 1 Owner Still Under Exterior With Glove Soft Leather Interior.
Volvo's 48 Month Or 50K Mile Warranty. Priced Well Below NADA Retail For An
Excellent Value.
VALUE PRICED '29,950 VALUE PRICED $19,450


*All Prices Plus Tax, Title, Registration Fees.*


1999 MERCEDES BENZ
C280 Model. Like-New Condition Inside
And Out! Low Miles, 1 Owner, Non
Smoker's Luxury Sport Sedan, Deep
Forest Green Exterior With Light Tan
Leather Seating. Power Seats, Sunroof,
Windows, Locks, Cruise and Tilt. Only
88K Well Maintained Miles!
VALUE PRICED $10,950


1999 CHEVY TAHUOl
LS Package. Very Well Maintained
SUV And Very Well Equipped. V8,
Auto, Front And Rear AC, Full Power
Options, Alloy, Wheels And Only
86K Miles. Super Clean And Super
Nice.
VALUE PRICED '7,950


1998 ACURA INTEGRA GS 1997 NISSAN XE
WOW! Exceptional Car In Every Way! Outstanding Low Mileage Import In
Sporty, Smooth And Powerful. Beige Like Ndw Condition Inside And Out. 4
Leather, Sunroof, Full Power Suite, Cyl, 5 Speed, Cold AC And All
Custom Alloy Wheels, CD Stereo And Original. Only 50K Miles! Save Gas In
So Much More! Only 78K Miles! This Exceptional Truck. Call Now!
VALUE PRICED '7,950 VALUE PRICED '6,450









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Real Estate* (904) 261-3900 (800) 94(6-3955

AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION

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Amelia Island Plantation Offered at 52.250.000

4BR/4BA villa with 3.224 sq. ft., great ocean views
from living room, master bedroom and balconies!
Premier, luxury villa in.Ocean Club South.
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3329 FAIRWAY OAKS 4B AMELIA LANDINGS
a Amelia Island Plantation Offered at S405,00 Offered at $200,000
L Furnlshed 2BR/2BAend uniton.golf course! 2BR/2BA.features remodeled kitchen & baths.
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HANDYMAN All types of home repair
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Licensed, bonded, and insured. Call
(904)277-8780
BUILDING CONTRACTOR
Home Improvements: Kitchen, Bathroom,
Electrical, Plumbing. No job too small!
Certified, licensed & insured. 321-0462
HOUSES TO CLEAN on a regular basis.
We also pressure wash houses. Call (904)
229-1755 or 225-9401.


ALL CASHI LCANUY KUU I E nave lunll
get paid! 30 machines, free candy all for
$9,995. (888)629-9968 B02000033. Call
us: We will not be undersold! ANF
LOCKSMITH BUSINESS FOR SALE -
Established 10+ years. Call Jason at
(904)753-1741.
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Guaranteed accts. Multi Billion $ Industry.
Unlimited Profit Potential. Free Info. 24/7
(800)729-4212. ANF


301 Schools&
Instruction
AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for high
paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA
approved program. Financial aid if
qualified Job placement assistance. Call
Aviation Institute of Maintenance
(888)349-5387. ANF

305 Tutoring
TUTORING FOR THE FCAT
Experienced in most subjects. References.
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ARE YOU RECEIVING payments on a
note or mortgage you own? Would you
rather have CASH now? Call Hugh
Williams 753-1415.


STOP Your Foreclosure Now Stay in
your home. 100% guaranteed. We
negotiate with your lender & save your
home. Never too late.
www.HomeAssure.com/offer or (866)371-
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CHIHUAHUA PUPS FOR SALE 8 weeks
old. 2 males available very cute. $350
each. (904)415-3336
FREE 3 Butterfly Koi. Call Joe at
(386)328-7159





22 N. 14TH ST. Fri. 1/11 & Sat. 1/12,
8am-? Rain cancels. Furniture, clothes,
Beanies, Barbies, Christmas stuff, & lots
more.
MOVING SALE Sat. Jan. 12th, 8:30am-
12pm, rain or shine. Antique bed (full
size) $100. Antique love seat $100.
Rocker $55. Computer armoire $35.
Ceiling fans, chandelier and many more
items. 234 West Holly Ave., Kingsland,
GA. Directions from 17 N., turn on Vacuna
Road, right on Gum, left on Holly.
GARAGE SALE on corner of Springhill
& Santa Juana. Sat. 1/12, 8am-?
Furniture, clothing, baby items, computer
stuff, knick-knacks, kitchenware.
Something for everyone. Rain cancels
until next weekend. Look for signs.
FRI. 1/11 & SAT. 1/12 8am-2pm
Toys, Barbie doll house, kitchen items, old
desk, computer desks, kid's clothes: boy's
sz. 10, girl's sz. 6-7, excellent cond., and
much more. 538 N. Fletcher Ave.
YARD SALE 2255 Off Shore Dr. Sat.
1/12, 9am-lpm. Baby items, household
items, furniture, something for everyone.
GARAGE SALE Sat. 1/12, 7am-? 2021
Cashenwood Dr. Tools, dishes, clothes,
self defense Items, boats, & misc.
BIG YARD SALE Sun. 1/13 only. 86852
Riverwood Dr., Meadowfield/Yulee.
Porcelain dolls, baby stuff, misc. 8am-
2pm.
GARAGE SALE Sat. .1/12 & Sun. 1/13,
8am-2pm. No early birds. Antiques & lots
of other stuff. 24055 Creek Parke 'Circle
(in Flora Parke).


me Island

Exciting career opportunities await you!


CULINARY

For more information contact:
Human Resources Employment
& Recruitment
904.277.5919 P.O. Box 3000
Amelia Island, FL 32035-3000
www.aipfl.com
EOE and Drug Free Workplace


Renowned as one of Florida~ great communities, Su
introduce its newest offering on Ameila Island. The
of IMediterranean beauty and true Southern charm.
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explore the hidden charms that can be
yours in The Enclave at Summer Beach.
Please call or visit for a personal tour






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602 Articles for Sale
NEW New Balance Treadmill 1500 -
Paid $1300, asking $750/0B0. All
paperwork & warranty included.
(904)206-1262
SCRAP N' AROUND AMELIA
Scrapbook store clearance sale. 30% off
entire store. Hours Tues.-Sat., 10am-Spm.
528 S. 8th St. (904)206-4121
PLAT. DIAMOND RING Center stone
1/3 ct. approx. 1/2 ct. total weight, near
flawless $900. La-Z-Boy loveseat, double
recliners, EC $325. (904)277-1662.
BROWNING BPS 12 Ga. Deer Hunter,
$500. T/C Firehawk .50 unfired, $175.
Garmin Etrex Legend GPS, $100. Call
(904)548-1172 after 6pm.
GUN SHOW Sat. 1/12, 9-5 & Sun. 1/13,
9-4. The Morocco Shrine, 3800 St. Johns
Bluff Rd., Jacksonville. North Florida Arms
Collectors. (904)461-0273
FOR SALE Hotpoint Washer & Dryer,
$100. Whirlpool Washer & Dryer, $100.
Kenmore Chest Freezer, $100. Kenmore
Micro/Convection Oven, $50. Power Rider
Exerciser, $50. Call Anita (904)225-8994.
6'3" ORION TRI-FIN SURFBOARD -
Rear grip pad & leash. Less than 10 hours
use. Perfect condition. $350. (904)491-
0021, leave message.


95233 Brookhill Place
1 Acre plus wooded lot in gated commu-
nity of Amelia Bay Estates with only 39
homesites. Choose your own builder.
Convenient to beaches. Best price in
development.
$115,000 MLS # 43733


1-5 Forest Ridge Village
2BR Condo steps from beaches of
Amelia Island. Buildings and
grounds completely renovated from
top to bottom. Buy for investment
or affordable getaway.
$179,000 MLS # 39667


961687 Gateway Blvd 101B
1st floor office condo located in upscale
Village Center @ Gateway to Amelia.
Completely built out and move in ready.
Ideal" for retail or professional office.
Available for lease or lease with option.
$325,000 MLS # 44573


97281 Bluff View Circle
Lovely 4 BR, 3 bath on lake, in
secluded Roses Bluff. Small
gated community convenient to
Jacksonville and Beaches. Lots
available to buy & build later.
$299,900 MLS# 43510


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Screen Room and Pool
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Florida Rooms
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cell 904-430-6271


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Serving Satisfied ^
Homebuilders &
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Relacing Recalking
Regrouting / Sealing Bathroom / Kitchen
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Chipping Stump Grinding
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"use what you have"
decorating,
interior painting,
color selection,
organizing, move in help,
vacation home makeovers,
staging for sale, etc.
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38 OCEAN CLUB DRIVE S2,950,000 13 MARSH HAWK ROAD S2,650,000 31 SALT MARSH UDRIVE 1,)UU,UUU
AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION
Beautiful 5BR/4.5BA executive Arthur Beautiful 4BR/4.5 BA home with 4,166 Long Point Plantation low country home
Rutenberg home on Ocean Club Drive. sq. ft. of living space with an oversized on quiet beautiful street. Custom
300 feet to the Atlantic Ocean. Features 3-car garage. Glorious views of the designed 3BR/3.5BA + den to
include Pella windows and doors marsh and golf! Capability for dock for compliment large marsh homesite.
designed for category 5 winds, access to tidal water. MLS #43698 Covered porches front and rear, very
MLS #41 662 private! Purchase price includes granite
allowance in kitchen. MLS #43724


LOTS & ACREAGE
* Lot 3 Leeward Cove $1,700,000
* Lot 13 Ocean Club Drive in AlP $1,350,000
* Lot 6 Leeward Cove $1,400,000
* Lot 45 Lantana Court in Amelia National $320,000
* Lot 6 Brady Point Preserve $279,000
* Lot 86 Amelia National Pkwy-in Amelia National $245,000


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5236-3 SEA CHASE
Beautiful ground floor unit in excellent condi-
tion. Private beach club, tennis courts and
membership to The Golf Club of Amelia
Island is available. $1,190,000 MLS# 43398


1502 CARLTON DUNES
Amazing view from Building One/5th floor
South unit! Features include custom closets
and hurricane shutters. $2,300,000
MLS# 44113


952 UO IVhlIPLAR95 OC EAr.N P rLAC.E
Beautiful 3BR/4BA townhome located on the Oceanfront furnished, 3BR/3BA, first floor unit
Intracoastal Waterway. Gorgeous in bldg one. $1,189,000 MLS# 39011
appointments! $950,000 MLS# 41319


95024 Barclay Place
Beautiful 3/BR3.5 BA end unit In Harrison
Cove villas. $459,900 MLS# 44781


95186 WOODBERRY LANE
The Preserve at Summer Beach. 3BR/3BA patio
home with oversized screened lanai. Social
Membership to GCAI, included. $559,900
MLS# 40553


95176 WOODBERRY LANE 1301 CARLTON DUNES
Wonderful 3BR/3BA home in The Preserve at Fabulous 3rd floor unit in very desirable build-
Summer Beach. Great community pool ing one, being sold furnished, comes with 2nd
and within short walking distance to beach. garage., $1,950,000 MLS# 44602
$589,000 MLS# 43378
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BEAdCH

Amelia Island, Florida


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ENRIOQUE IGUINA
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MLS #44561
MLS #41029
MLS #39315
MLS #37278
MLS #44773
MLS #37277


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CURTISS H. LASSERRE RELATE
3032 S. 8th St/AA, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035261 4066
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DOWNTOWN HOME Presently a
duplex but could convert back to single
family. Lots of restorations taking
place in area. Could be your quaint gar-
den getaway.
Was $375,000, now $312,000


BEAU.TIFUL, Large live oaks on this deep water, OCEANVIEW DUPLEX Used as a second
Bells River front lot. Just wailing for some one home and a rental. Each unit is a 2BIR/BA.
desiring a great lot to dock a large boat with easy Great ocean view fiom the large deck. Easy walk
access to the ocean. Neighbors on both sides sell to the beach and other island amenities. New
river shrimp so the fishing must be good. This is a roof, paint & landscaping. Priced right at
wonderful lot to have a weekend retreat with dock $600,000
and de wat,..r,,ac.es,. t th ,,, Oe .$74 .000


BUYER'S NOTICE!! 3BR/2BA FOUR BLOCKS FROM THE OCEAN -AWESOME VIEW OF EGAN'S CREEK & Ft.
w/fireplace: Locatedon .75 acre lot in Large 113.5x150+ lots. Private, high eleva- Clinch State Park. Single family estate lot adjacent to
w/fireplace: Located on .75 acre o flood zone, many large natie trees very historic landmarkAmelia IslandLighthouse.370+/-F
Yulee. Rear yard privacy, tray ceiling low traffic no time limit to build first o 5 lots on navigable Egans Creek. One of the highest eva-
in master, finished garage, sold for $295,000. AlA to Simmons Road, west view or downtown Femandina Beach. $1,095,000
Was $203,000, now $195,000 on Sintnons, make right into, Egan's Landing.





GREAT PRIMARY RESIDENCE or vacation 100' NASSAU RIVER FRONTAGE TIDAL CREEK HOME located in
getaway or island investment. Lots of space & in has a home of little value. Could be a Pirate's Wood, a quiet community w/ boat
a private location in this beachside community, great fish camp or dream home site. Lots ramp, dock & pool. 3BR/3BA with over
Riglt across tte tennis courts. All tile down- of trees ona bluff. $695,000 3,000 s.f.. Wonderful views, lots of porches
stairs w/ carpet in bedrooms upstairs. Gas fire- & large workshop in garage. Dock
place in dining roo.Was $272,900, now $249,500 Canabilitv no nermits reonired. $559.000


SELLING "AS IS" in area of some new PRIME FRONTAGE along US 17justnorthofAlA. WONDERFUL HOME located on the island,
homes; Has a southern marsh/river views. High development ared in the heart of Yulee. Zoned in the county. Short distance to the beach.
Adjacent 2 lots just improved for another commercial intensivereat for any uses rotsFireplace and an open kitchen, great for enter-
along ,CSX track on the south side. This is a great Fireplace and an open kitchen, great for enter
nice home. $69,000 opportunity to build your new business location in training. Finished bonus room with full bath
bustling Yulee. $395,000 available.Was $375,000, now, $572,900


WALKING DISTANCE TO THE BEACH 5 oversized lots off
Robert Oliver in Egans Landing Sub. $295,000 or all five lots for
$1,375,000
50X100 LOT on Tarpon Ave. $325,000
OCEANFRONT HOTEL SITE 215' on the Atlantic. Will divide.
Conditional use approved by City for hotel. $3,950,000
MARSHFRONT LOT in River Oaks Sub. I ac +/- $389,000


OCEANFRQNT LOT- 75' for a single family home. 700 block of S.
Fletcher $1,200,000 .
3 PIRATES WOOD Lots from $75,000 for 1/2 acre. Slight
Tidal Creek front for $265,000.
NASSAU RIVER FRONT home. $695,000


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INTERSTATE 95 EXPOSURE AT US 17 GOOD
ASSEMBLAGE POTENTIAL for medium sized site.
Corner location with good access. $850,000
YULEE MINI WAREHOUSE Good opportunity to
grow your own self storage facility and/or add new
:; ail/office-57'0'.:on :4.~-, 47,ao,, 3. acres+/-.
,W'; OrchoLLse :C.iiapprox. 2.acre.' 75,000
f CITY LOTS' V'ml Fir Street. Zoned MU-1
and R2. Good for townhome, duplex or industrial.
$525,000


OCEANFRONT HOTEL SITE 215' on the Atlantic
will divide. Conditional use approved by' City for
hotel. $3,950,000


Serva ingmAl oAmliaIsand


4101 CARLTON DUNES
Fabulous 4BR/4BA oceanfront condo with spec-
tacular views! A must see! $1,939,000,
MLS# 42854


1811 VILLAGE COURTi
Beautifully maintained and tastefully decorat-
ed open floor plan backing to green space.
Marble floors in kitchen, breakfast room and
foyer. Membership to the Golf Club of Amelia
Island available. $799,000 MLS# 43811


O 11 AILvIVIAit Uo aRs.c I-LMP .
Beautiful oceanfront townhome unit. Oceanfront 3BR/3BA designer decorated
3BR/3BA designer furnished. $799,000 with upscale furnishings. Most desirable
MLS# 38957 bldg#1 location. $1,150,000 MLS# 41430


#9 OCEAN PLACE
Beautifully furnished 2nd floor unit, first building
next to Ritz-Carlton. Membership to The Golf
Club of Amelia Island available. $895,000
MLS# 42962


1738 REGATTA DRIVE
Spacious home located in the gated community
of Golfside South. Wonderful corner lot, enclosed
sunroom w/ summer kitchen perfect for entertain-
ing. $749,900 MLS# 43552


HARRISON COVE VILLAS 5242-2 SEA CHASE
Beautiful 3 bedroom townhome in Summer Beach.
3BR/3.5BA villa with membership to the Golf Club Unit is in excellent condition and features private
of Amelia Island, $480,000 MLS# 35229 beach club, tennis courts and membership to The
Golf Club of Amelia Island is available. $1,395,000
MLS# 44615
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BREACH

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603 miscellaneous
12'X24' CUSTOM BUILT BUILDING -
Big window, 8' door & 3' door, ramp,
fluorescent lights, beautiful wood siding.
Looks like little house. Great for
workshop, storage or garage. Will deliver
and set up. Only $3995. Call 904-803-
0873
YOUR LOGO in the spotlight. Shirts,
hats, uniforms, mugs, badges, etc. since
'92. Embroidery, silk screening,
customized. (800)390-1280,
amerpin aol.com. ANF

607 Antiques
& Collectibles

STOREWIDE SALE Closing for
renovations. 50% off all furniture.
Mahogany pedestal table w/6 chairs,
extends to 12 ft., corner cupboard, English
pine sideboard & much more. Huckleberry
Lane, 14 N. 4th St.

609 Aopliances
KENMORE WASHER/DRYER $250 for
the set. (904)535-1142

WHIRLPOOL REFRIGERATOR Black
side-by-side w/ice maker. Like new.
Excellent condition. Less than a year old.
$800. Call (904)415-5370.
GE Stove black, coil burners, self
cleaning, digital display, $225. GE
Dishwasher black, $100. Both in very
good condition & work great. Call
(904)225-8005.
Frigidaire Side-By-Side Refrigerator -
25 cubic ft. White. Ice and water through
door. 2 yrs old. Excellent condition $500.
Whirlpool Dishwasher White. 4 cycles,
heat/air dry, delay start. Excellent
condition $200. Call 321-1343


Beach Walker
$430,000 $875,000


610 Air Conditioners'

HEAT/COOL Window units & ice
machines, used all sizes w/warranty.
Repairs to central & window AC's,
refrigerators & freezers. Kish's (904)225-
9717.

611 Home Furnishings
5-PIECE BLOND BEDROOM SET With
queen sleigh bed, dark wood hutch, oak
chest of drawers, console piano, fine
china, glassware and stemware, some
collectible and antique. Call (904) 277-
8780

1615 Building Materials
METAL ROOFING Save $$$ buy direct
from manufacturer. 20 colors in stock
w/all accessories. Quick turn around.
Delivery avail. (352)498-0778 toll free
(888)393-0335 code 24.
www.GulfCoastSupplv.com. ANF

616 Storage/Warehouse
BUILDINGS FOR SALE "Rock Bottom
Prices!" 25x30 now $4100. 25x40 $5400.
30x40 $6400. 35x50 $8790. 35x70
$11,990. 40x80 $14,900. Others.
MANUFACTURER DIRECT since 1980.
(800)668-5422. ANF


FIREWOOD Full size long bed truck,
split, delivered & stacked. $120. Call
(904)304-3659 or (904)845-3436.
FIREWOOD FOR SALE $75 per truck
load. (904)261-6355


Riding mowers, walk-behind mowers,
weed eaters, blowers, etc. (in Yulee). Call
Jerry at (770)530-7677.


Beachwood Villas
$360,000 $675,000


Beachside Villas
$1,600,000 $1,795,000


624 Wanted To Buy
I BUY JUNK CARS & heavy equipment NEW S
for scrap. (904)879-1190 or cell DER
(904)705-8628. LEA


702 Boat Supplies/
Dockage

DEEP, DEEP WATER Dock plus 2 boat
lifts for rent. (904)703-4265


OLD RUSSIAN RIFLE $120. AK47 -
$475. Call (904)753-0165.

REAL ESTWATE
SALESu


SELL YOUR PROPERTY Local investors
close quickly and pay cash. Any price,
location or condition. 849-3714 or
www.NassauHomeBuyers.com

04 Amelia Island Home
Financing Avail. 1/2 ac on island. 4/2
updated manuf'dthome, fenced, 2-car gar
w/workshop, landscaped. $150K/OBO.
2608 Amelia Rd. 904-223-6850, 705-6439
PINE ROAD 3BR/2BA brand new home,
new septic, new well. $225,000 ON THE
ISLAND CAN YOU BELIEVE THAT PRICE?!
556-8967


Captain's Court
$745,000


Courtside Dunes Club Villas Fairway Oaks Lagoon Villas
$520,000 $525,000 $1,850,000 $2,895,000 $455,000 $525,000 $499,000







Marsh View Ocean Club Villas Piper Dunes Sandcastles Villas
$499,000 $2,375,000 $2,645,000 $1,595,000 $495,000 $760,000


Available Homesites

120 Beachwood (Wooded)......................$329,000

18 Sweetwater Oaks (Wooded)..............$372,000
Sea & Turtle Dunes Ship Watch Villas
$795,000 $1,350,000 $689,000 $1,125,000 31 Cedar Point (Wooded).....................$390,000

4 Beach Wood III (Wooded)....................$375,000

38 Sea Marsh (Golf)..................................$495,000

5 Cedar Point (Golf) ................................$549,000
Spyglass Villa II Tennis Villas
$2,195,000 $3,675,000 $540,000 $585,000 15 Sound Point (Marsh/Intracoastal) ..$895,000

16 Sound Point (Marsh/Intracoastal) ..$895,000
Visit Us
42 Long Point (Marsh) .........................$995,000
Online At
22 Ocean Club Drive (Golf/Ocean)....$1,395,000
www.aipfl.com/realestate
2 Ocean Club Drive (Golf/Ocean) ....$2,899,000



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A 3ded estate Sales

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Equal Housing Opportunity. Obtain the Propery Report required by federal law and read it before signing anyhing. No federal agency has judged the merits or value, if any, of Ihis property. Void as
an offering in New York, New Jersey and all olier states where prohibited by law. All sales shall be made in Ihe offices of lie Amelia Island Corporation. ( 2007 Amelia Island Plantation.


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ABSOLUTELY STUNNINC VIEWS fomlh isgorgeou niihefinestolumishing con- THE COLONY, 2br/2ba. All the work has been
vey along with neaty new appliance, linens, cookware d art and so much more.
Located next to the dune wal.k-ove bedroom balconies from 2 bedrooms overlook done for you. just finished, beautifully renovated
ocean Privale ofice or arl rnm ups.irs. Electric ihrrican slaulters, Corian counterlops, # 4 8
neawappliances, bealiipalI furnishings, in. ooler, lnd ein maserbal,o otsolm.r- and unbelievably priced at $217,000 #44489
roared walls make this a Paradise Place on Paradise Island. List of personal items thai do
not convey will be provided; $1,350,000 #44502






BEAUTIFULLY MAINTAINED spacious 3BR/2BA home with BEAUTIFUL AMELIA PARK TOWNHOME in the "garden district".
huge kitchen and tons of storage space. Conveniently located 3BR/2.5BA with the master suite on the first floor. Easy walking dis-
on larger corner lot with hardwood trees. 301 West from tance to shopping and YMCA. Security and central vac system avail-
Callahan 4.5 miles to RI. on Crawford Rd. Go 1/2 mile to able. Balcony is off the second floor and a fabulous brick courtyard in
Caahan 4.5 miles to R n Crawford Rd. Go 1/2 mile to front. 2 car garage. A perfect 2nd home. $426,000 #42901
house on right. $129,900 #44104
"- "BEAUTIFUL BRAND NEW
CONDO 3 BR, close to Ocean,
A Recreation Areas, Shopping and
Restaurants. Take private elevator
your large master suite, you
media/computer room on the sec-
ond floor, or sit on your deck to
enjoy the cool ocean breezes. The
CHARMING 3 BEDROOM, 2.5 BATH HOME in desirable Amelia Park. 1st floor includes a gourmet
Gleaming hickory hardwood floors in main area. Plush carpeted bedrooms. kitchen, separate dining area
Wonderful fireplace in the great room and lovely screened lanai and pool.
Upgrades are abundant throughout. Japanese bidet in master bath, 2 car library/TV room and spacious liv-
garage with ample storage. Third bedrooms is a dedicated office/study. ing room. Many extras.
5599,000 #44591 $539,500 43885






LOVELY HOME with fresh, openness. 3 bedrooms, one is now used ON THE OCEAN DOORSTEPS Fantastic view from living room and
s a dedicated office. Newly updated kitchen with viking stove and master bedroom and great view of the Intercoastal from your front entry
bosch dishwasher. The home has numerous windows that overlook deck. Turtle Dunes is a premier AIP condo and great for second home or
the large screened lanai and lagoon pool, Spacious 3-car garage with rental investment. Next to the Dunes Club pool and bar and steps from
workshop. One of the largest lots in Amelia Park with beautiful pro- the beach. $825,000 444596
fessional landscaping. A must see! $549,000 #44298






BUILDERS PERSONAL HOME, Arthur Rutenberg. Concrete block LARGE HOME IN DESIRABLE OCEAN REACH, walk to the beach, spa-
and stucco home in gated community. Property backs up to con- cious open floor plan that is perfect for entertaining. Large master suite
servation easement. Top quality throughout Ido for detailed feature with 2 walk-in closets. Master bath has a garden tub, separate shower,
sheet. Owner is licensed Florida Realtor. $925,000 143035 and his & her vanities. This wonderful 4 bedroom, 3 bath island home is
in move-in condition with fresh paint, nevo carpeting, and tile.
5359,000 #43420
GATEWAY COMMONS 1 AT GATEWAY TO AMELIA PROFESSIONAL PARK
OrFE-RS AMaluA ISLAND PRIME AFFORDABLE OomICE AND HIGH END RETAIL COMMERCIAL SPACE. THESE OFFICE CONDOMINIUMS ARE HIGH
QUArITry CONSiRUCHTON AND OFFER DYNAMIC ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN, ON ONE OF AMELIA ISLANDS PRIME COMMERCIAL CORNERS WITH
EXCELLENT EXPOSURE TO HIGH TRAFFIC COUNTS. CENTRALLY LOCATED TO DOWNTOWN FERNAINDINA EACH, AMELIA ISLANDS RESORT
Dlsrrcr oAND TL FAST ROWING A1A/YIL.EE CORRmOR.
OWNERSHIP HIPrt 11CRTu rmTR$ $220.300.











cExclusive listings
Living at Amelia Island Plantation offers a whole new lifestyle
and no one knows this community better than we do.
We offer the best selection of homes, homesites and villas on Amelia Island.
And. this is just a sample listing. More terrific properties are available.

Featured Homes


128 Sea Marsh: 3 BD/3 BA home located 56 Laurel Oak: Charming 3 BD/2 BA patio 22 Wax Myrtle: This 3 BD/3 BA home in
in Cedar Point offers a natural setting home on wooded lot in Beach Wood. Beach Wood has an open floor plan with
i t& fireplace, large Features living room w/ fireplace, bright hard wood floors, fireplace, breakfast nook
skylights & fireplace, large wrap-around sunroom, dining area and kitchen, master r
deck and two balconies. $575,000 suite w/ his and her WIC and bath, and or sunroom, private master suite, and a large
deck. $599,000 patio boasting wooded views. $739,000


39 Beach Wood: Private 4 BD/3 BA home 6 Water Oak: 8 Wild Grape:
nestled in the woods features vaulted ceil- 3 BD and 3.5 BA residence in Cedar Point with 3BD/2.5 BA home showcases a large deck with
ings, fireplace, & large deck. $795,000 hardwood floors, living area withiwood-bniung magnificent lakefront views, livingeoom /cnia
master suite, and patio with golf views. $850,000 counters, spacious sunsroon s idt pickled cedar,


1 Oak Point: Stunning 3 BD/3 BA home 33 Sea Marsh: Stunning 3 BD/3.5 BA home Z7/ eron uaKs:
in exclusive Oak Point features fireplace, on 7th hole of Oak Marsh w/ secluded Low country dfnam, this 3BD/3.5 BA Prantationhmeiie
1.. features a large living area w/ FPaned bar, honaco lotc,
sunroom, large deck and golf views, back deck, formal dining area, living room and kitchen with Corian coamiTers, Large master suite
$895,000 w/ FP, sun room; newly renovated kitchen, with IC and private BA. Enjoy private evenings in
and large family room. $942,000 your own courtyard! $1,200,000









62 Long Point: 3 BD/2.5 BA home located on 8 Red Cedarn Marsh view home w/ 4 8256 The Residence: Luxurious 3 BD/3.5 BA
Long Point Golf course has masonry deck & BD/3.5 BA in peaceful Cedar Point w/ hw oceanfront home on 4 lots w/ 200 ft of ocean
pool, spacious kitchen and den w/ FP, Isl fir floors, FP, master w/ office, large deck & tronlage. 2-story hone boasts 10 ft ceilings, hard-
rnaster, and large bonus room. $1,550,000 studio. $1,899,000 kitchen and spacious master suite. $6,300,000



nWfmelia Island Plantation
Aeal estate Sales

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800-597-8108 Visit our website at wwwaipfl.com/realestate Prices subject to change without notice.
rEqal Housing Opportuniily Oblain the Property iltepor required by federal law and read it before signing anything. No federal agency has judged Uthe erits or value, if any, ol this properly Void as
an olierino in New York, New Jersey and all olher sits where prohibiled r y law. All sales shall he made in ihe offices ol the Amelia Island Corporation.O 2007 Amelia Island Pllntation.


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garage. 5$24,5
(904)277-0006.


804 Amelia Island Home

FOR SALE 3BR/1BA. Like new.
$219,000. Call (904)753-2202.

"GREEN" HOUSE Low electric bills, new
construction, 3/2. Call me to see!! C-21,
Jean Hable, Realtor (904)753-0807.
1601 INVERNESS Walk to the beach &
shopping. Great location. Lakewood
Subd. Close to schools. 3BR/2BA, 2-car
garage. FSBO. $224,900. (386)864-
8468
FOR SALE OR RENT 2BR/2BA with
garage & lots of storage space in Historic
District. Call Jason at (904)753-1741.
LEASE-OPTION
Gorgeous 3BR/2BA home. 2210 Atlantic
Ave. Marsh view & short walk to beach.
Separate Florida room, x-lg kitchen,
vaulted ceilings, fireplace, hardwood
floors, ceramic tile, 2-car garage, privacy
fencing. (904)277-3050. Mac Daniel
Realty. Realtor/Owner.

805 Beaches
OCEANFRONT PROPERTY
Visit www.oceanfrontamelia.com for a
complete list, or call Bob Gedeon at
Oceanfront Realty (904)261-8870.
FSBO 3/2 in beautiful Ocean Ridge. New
roof, kitchen & siding. Across from
community pool, 2 screened tiled porches
& hot tub. $369,900. (904)556-4500

806 Waterfront

Waterfront Homes & Lots Call (904)
261-4066 for information. C.H. Lasserre,
Realtor.


1100 Lime Street Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

(904) 277-0000

48 Units 2BR Apartments Central H&A
Refrigerator Stove Carpet Miniblinds Playground
$0 $679
RentalAssistance A variable
- "THIS INSTITUTION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER."
0 HOURS: 8AM-4PM M-F FRC TTY 1-800-955-8770


3 225-3133
85048S HWY. 17 S.
SERIIYULEE FL
UIERWO0OI


* COMMERCIAL 20+ YRS IN YULEE.
4,000 SQUARE FT. BUILDING, 200FT
FRONTAGE ON S, HWY 17, CALL FOR
LIST OF EQUI PMENT- ASKING $669,900
* TEN ACRES GREAT OPPORTUNITY IN
YULEE, SURVEY ON FILE. LIPPIZAN
COURT OFF HWY 17 NORTH PRICED
AT $245,000
* MOBILE HOME PARK ON AMELIA
ISLAND ON 1 1/3 ACRES, TOTAL OF 6
RENTALS, VERY WELL KEPT, ON
CLINCH DR. GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR
INVESTOR INCLUDES OLD HOUSE
$465,000 -


* YULEE 1997 MOBILE VERY NICE
DECOR, FENCED 1.25 ACRES, 2 SHEDS,
2 CAR GARAGE, 2 CAR CARPORT,
LARGE SCREENED PORCH $119,500
* BEAUTIFUL D/WIDE ON ONE ACRE. NEW
CARPET, NEW TILE, LARGE SHED $119,000
*AMELIA ISLAND BUILT IN 1991, 3BR
AND 1 BATH, CLOSE TO THE BEACH AND
SHOPPING ASKING $189,000
* CALLAHAN 1 ACRE W/ 2BR/2BA
MOBILE HOME. $79,900
*ACREAGE IN YULEE FROM $49,900 TO
$174,900 .
* 1 ACRE ULEE $491900.


BUY UK L.aS AImIELI.A
PLANTATION. 2BR/2BA attached patio
home on golf course. Furnished, updated
end unit with good light. Asking $385,000.
6 mo. lease $2,000. 1 year $1700 +
utilities. (904) 321-1938

808 Off Island/Yulee

IMMACULATE 4BR, 2203 sq. ft., in
Branch Creek. $254,900. C-21, lean
Hable, Realtor (904)753-0807.
MARSH LAKES THE BEST BUY IN
MARSH LAKES, IN FACT, THE BEST BUY IN
FERNANDINAii 2500sf, 4BR/3BA,
lakefront, model home, -fabulous
landscaping. $481,000. Call 556-8967.



AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION Lot 43,
Sea Marsh Rd. Beautiful wooded
110'X152' lot. Includes ARB approved
house plans. $365,000. (404)372-6055
Blackrock Rd. w/well & septic $46,900,
1 acre Nassauville $49,900, 2 acres US 1
w/well & septic $49,900, lake lot in Yulee
w/well & septic $63,500. Nick Deonas
Realty, Jan Johnson (904)556-2114.
Buy Now, Build Later on Amelia Island.
Gated community, coastal architecture,
walk to beach, builder freedom plus owner
financing. Great Value!
www.LandynsLake.com



SINGLE FAMILY HOME Year built
1999, detached apt. built 2003, in city
limits of Hilliard. 4BR/3 full baths, 2
kitchens, 1 dining room, 2 living rooms, 2
laundry rooms, fenced In yard, above
ground pool. Call Mariene Frost, 557-1155
cell.



BEAUTIFUL NC MOUNTAINS Boone,
Blowing Rock, Banner Elk. Let the local
experts at MAP Realty find that perfect
property for you. (828)262-5655 or
www.maprealtvboone.com. ANF


OCEANFRONT 2BR/1BA CH&A, private
walk to beach. Reasonable. (904)583-
1675 or (904)272-7987.
FURNISHED 2BR EFFICIENCY Yard.
Hilliard area. $150/wk. + $100 deposit
with rental agreement. Service animals
only. (904)583-2570 or (904)845-4652.
TOWNHOUSE AT BEACH 2BR. Call
(904)583-2456.
At The Beach Effic. $135/wk. + dep.
1BR $185/wk + dep. Util. incl. Others
avail. 1 & 2BR MH in park start $165/wk.
or $600/mo. + dep. Long term. 261-5034


STUDIO APARTMENT Walk to beach.
All utilities included. $495/mo. + $495
deposit. Call (904)583-3811.
JASMINE PLACE #16. 2BR/1.5BA,
patio. $895. Ready now. Nick Deonas
Realty,-inc. .(904)2770006..,,
2641' FIRST AVE. 1600f, 3B3R/2BA'
apartment. Washer & dryer hookup. Walk
to the beach. $1250/mo. + $1250 dep.
Call (904)277-4821.


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NORTH HAMPTON HIS TORC CHARM tDEP WAfTER
Custombuilt4BR/3BAWatson 1900's updated 3/2 2 story Meadowfield Bluffs 4.300 sf
home on premium marshfront home w/ basement. Renovated custom contemporary home
lot. This home has all the bells baths, new roof. updated on almost 4 acres w/ private
and whistles including pre- kitchen hardwood floors. Walk dock Over 200 feet on Loftoh
plumbing for a pool. #44390 to downtown.#44091 $285.000 Creek. #41631 $1249.000
$749.900


tFUKtlT KlULtL,
Nice 2BR/L5BA unit near
pool. S24.000 exterior reno-
vation assessment already
pd! #43763 $144,900


LISAAVtINUE
Well-maintained 4BR/3BA
home on quiet north end of
Amelia Island. Back overlooks
Ft. Clinch. #43543
5698500i


I .it I IKILEUL UL-ANI'KUINI LTUI IAGEl
property on First Avenuel 50 feet of ocean frontagel
3BR/2.5BA duplex with par- 3BR/2BA completely remod-
tially finished bonus above 2- eled in 1995. Rental permit.
car garage. Patio driveway. #44042 51.200,000
#42663 $350.000


for future commercial use
3BR/IBA home on 1/2 acre
lot w/150 feet of frontage on
SR 200 near Amelia Island.
#42891 $475,000


AMeLIA PAKRN LANIUIRUCU LLtKtIt ULEALNVIEW 1-lUME
Turn-key condition. 2BR/2BA Beautiful cottage style Charming "Cape Cod" with
townhomew/2mastersuites.2- 4BR/3BA lakefront home fireplace, hardwood floors.
sided fireplace & new A/C. with gourmet kitchen, bonus granite. large porch &
Faces park. #43876 $359.000 room w/ bath. Home upstairs deck. Weekly rental
Warranty #44162 $659,000 OK. #43504 $675,000


Brylen-built concrete block
3BR/3BA home on oversized lot In
The Villages. Oak floors, screened
lanai. great back yd. finished bonus
room. #44503 $349.900


Beautiful upgraded & maintained
3BR/2.5BA home on 2 acres with
horse barn. Near 1-95 & route 17.
Home Warranty provided, by
owner. #44643 $399.000


BEACHWOOD CONDO ,
Fully furnished and private
3rd floor 2BR/2BA end unit
at Amelia Island Plantation.
Short walk to beach & beach
club. #44961 $429.900


OCEAN FRONT
FERNANDINA CAY
Spacious 3BR/3BA beautiful-
ly furnished villas. Garage
parking, private elevators.
large balconies, fireplace &
pool. Good rental 2nd/home.
$759.000 & $794,000


in CuLU.uiN I
Spacious updated 2BR/2BA town
home w/Brazilian cherry floors,
stainless appliances, granite count-
er. fireplace & garage. #44696
$249,900


NATURES WALK
TOWN HOME
Beautiful 3BR/2.5BA,
Amelia Island townhome
w/ loft. New garage door,
decks, water softner. water
heater, hardwood floors &
carpet. #44989 $264.900


STEAMBOAT HOUSE
Own a piece of history..circa
.883. Currently used as office
space, but easily converted
back to a fabulous historic
home. #44720 $650.000


LU i urn rUIN I
$189.900
Great buy on this pre-foreclosure
3BR/2BA nearly new home on a
cul-de-sac. Excellent condition &
priced to sell #44599 $189.900


tEACLHWALwAeR
Oceanfront beautifully furnished
3BR/2BA villa in'Amelia Island
Plantation will be your perfect
island getaway.1 #43853 $749.900


Better than new 2BR/2BA ground
floor courtyard villa with lots of tile.
upgraded breadboard cabinets,
side & front porches. #44076
$329.900


I11,1U RLJIMI'..l IVI, tIVIILi.t LAML
Quaint 1900's 3BR/2BA home Adorable IBR/IBA In gated
located in the heart of community. Screened porch.
Fernandina across from Central view of lake. plantation shutters.
Park. This home has personality All appliances. #43617
plus! #43357 $228500 $138.500


1315 0 1KEE1
Completely renovated
Amelia Island home on beau-
tiful tree-shaded lot. Move-in
condition with Home
Warranty. Priced to sell at
$229,000 #43965


Nice affordable 2BR/IBA 2nd
floor condo in move-in condi-
tion. New windows & doors &
close to beach. #44043
$199,000


Completely renovated Nice 4/2 2356 sf DW mobile Best price on Island for condi- Lovely 3BR/2BA home w/
3BR/2BA brick home from home on 2 acre lot near CRI07. tion and size of this renovated fireplace in nice off-island
walls in! Screened inground 3BR/1.5BA home. Brand new ,area. Seller will provide
heated pool and l acre heavily Large workshop garage. Great H-VAC. Don't miss this onel Home Warranty & help with
wooded lot. #44371 $175,000 neighborhood. #44072 $174,995 #43803 $161,900 closing costs. #43805
$219,000


rmUr7, nALL,
Like new 3BR/2BA home with
upgrades galore including sports
court. Jacuzzi bath. surround sound
wiring & fireplace. #44621
$209,000


NORTH POINTE
Walk to the beach from this
roomy 2BR/2.5BA town-
home tucked at the end of a
quiet cul-d-sac. A BEACH
BEST BUY'#44717 $229,000


OWNER TRANSFERRED
This custom built 3.000 SF
4BR/3BA southern bell off
Barnwell Rd. is in move-In condl-
tion. "Owner says SELL NOW!"
Reduced $115.000 to $450,0001
#42045


817 Other Areas
Tennessee Affordable lake
properties on pristine 34,000 acre Norris
Lake. Over 800 miles of shoreline. Call
Lakeside Realty TODAY! (888)291-5253 or -
visit www.lakesiderealty-tn.com. ANF .
LAKEFRONT SALE 3.2 acres $44,900
w/deep dockable water, huge winter
savings on gorgeous wooded acreage.
Boat directly to Gulf of Mexico. Must see!
Excellent financing. Call about "No Closing
Costs" special (800)564-5092, ext. 954.
ANF

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS 5 acres
riverfront on Big Reed Island Creek near
New River State Park, fishing, view,
private, good access. $89,500. 866)789-
8535. ANF








ROOM FOR RENT Large house to share.
Carport, quiet neighborhood located in
Nassa-uville. $475/mo. includes utilities.
Call (904)583-0492
ROOMMATE/ROOMMATES WANTED -
in 3BR/2BA house. All utilities included.
$150 per week. Call (904)491-1521.
MALE OR FEMALE Clean living habits
a must. Considerate. Share nice house.
Furnished, CH&A, satellite TV. $425/mo. +
1/2 utilities. Call Jim 277-9632
afternoons.
TO SHARE 3BR/2BA house close to
beach. $525/mo. + $250 security deposit
includes utilities and internet. (904)557-
4785



2BR & 3BR MOBILE HOMES for rent.
Move in now. Furnished & unfurnished,
$650-$825. Teakwood Mobile Home Park,
Yulee. Call Gregg (904)376-5190.
3BR/2BA MOBILE HOME Nassauville.
$700/mo. -+ $700 deposit. (904)753-
0165
4BR/2BA on 2 acre lot. $950/mo. +
$900 deposit. Credit & reference check
required. Call (904)945-6361.
NOW RENTING 2 & 3BR mobile homes,
1 camper, and camper lots. Sandpiper
Mobile Home Court (904)261-6957.





SMALL 1BR APT. in Nassauville.
Furnished. Twin bed, electricity, A/C,
DirecTV. $650/mo. + $300 deposit. Cute,
cozy, quiet & in good neighborhood.
Service animals only. References required.
Please call (904)206-3241, & leave
message.


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856 Apartments
Unfurnished

BEAUTIFUL DOWNSTAIRS APT. in
Historic District. 2BR, large kitchen, LR
w/fireplace, laundry room. $750/mo. +
utilities. Quiet neighborhood. 6 mo. lease
required. No smoking. (904)806-3297
TOWNHOUSE AT BEACH 2BR. Call
(904)583-2456.
BEACHSIDE EFFICIENCY available
January. One bill $650 pays rent, electric,
water, sewer, cable. Sec. dep. $650.
Smoking outside only. Service pets
welcome. Call (904)261-6767, pis leave
msg.
FLAT FOR RENT in Amelia Park. 600 sq.
ft., 1BR, full bath, single car garage, W/D
hookup. Available end of January.
$850/mo. (386)405-5710
NEAR BEACH Upstairs 2BR/1BA, sun
deck, recently remodeled, CH&A, W/D
hookup. 57 S. Fletcher. $950/mo. + $950
deposit. (904)277-4851

857 Condos-Furnished

OCEAN FRONT Amelia Plantation
2BR/2BA. 6 month-i year lease required.
$1800/mo. Call (904)525-3188.
OCEANVIEW BEAUTIFUL APT
FOR RENT
Beautiful ocean views. Furnished. 2BR,
Spacious, all Brand-new appliances,
hardwood floors. $875/month. (904)277-
3050
AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION 2BR/
2BA, resort view, furnished. 6 months or
more at $1250/mo. AMELIA RENTALS
(904)261-9129. --
2BR/1BA partially furnished. condo 1/2
block from beach. $995/mo, Newly
remodeled. Community pool, tennis court,
playground. (904)415-6078.' 'Small pets
considered. Available immediately.
FURNISHED 2BR/2BA -top 'floor flat
with large rear private pai'rot Pool &
tennis. Close to the beach. All appliances
including W/D. $1050/mo. +' $1050 dep.
12 mo. lease. Service animals only.
Smoke free. (904)759-1105
OCEANFRONT CONDO 2BR/2BA 3rd
floor unit. Oceanside pool. Furniture and
utilities included. $1,475/mo. Pager (800)
861-9892.
2BR/2BA partially furnished. Gorgeous
south end unit. Pool, tennis court. Pets
welcome. $1000/mo. (904)261-6258 or
753-0334
OCEANFRONT 2BR/2BA, 1000sf condo.
Large closets. Pool in complex. $1450/mo.
1 year lease. Water & cable included.
(904)277-3458 or (904)226-0694.


#58 Condos-Unfurnished

NEVER LIVED IN! 2BR/2BA in The
Cottages at Stoney Creek. 1-car garage,
gated community, pool and cabana. Only
$900/mo. Call (904)288-7799.
CONDOS FOR RENT
3/2 = $1,100/mo. 2/2 = $950/mo. All
these units have all the upgrades you
need! Pool, acuzzi, and 'it's a gated
community Call today (904)401-6612.

THE COLONY 2BR/2BA/2-car garage.
Recently renovated. $950/mo. Pool &
tennis courts. Svc. animals only. No
smoking. Call (214)691-9131.
2BR/2BA CONDO Water, garbage
included. Walk to the beach. D/W, W/D.
$1000/mo. (904)415-0322
FOR RENT 1BR/1BA Downstairs Condo
at Amelia Lakes. Amenities include gated
entry, pool, fitness center, tennis court &.
26-acre lake. Call (912)550-3409.
3BR/2BA Brand new condo, never lived
in, by Super Wal-Mart. $1200/mo. +
$1400 dep. Lease option available. (904)
583-2009
NEVER LIVED IN! 3BR/2BA in The
Cottages at Stoney, re:k. 1-car gara4e,-
gated cqmrmunityr pool and cabana.. Oy.
$1i0'6/mo. Cill' (904)288-7799.
CONDO 3BR/2BA. Vaulted ceilings. New
SS appliances, W/D, flooring & paint.
Gated. Spa. Pool. $1000/mo.
(904)251-9525



3BR/2BA 3630 1st Ave. CH&A, walk to
beach. $1200/mo., electric provided, plus
$1000 deposit. Call (386)365-8543 or
(866)606-8443.


CURTISS H.


LASSERRE
Real Estate Inc.


LONG TERM
Nassauville.Alligator Creek 3/2 home $1, 100/mo
*2821 Kentucky 2BR/IBA, up-apt Oceanview, easy
beach access $900/mo unfurnished
Private Home on Island w/pool 3BR/2BA in a
secluded location short distance the beach, and
the City Golf Course $1,450 + util, pool & yard
maint.
1238 S. 14th St. 3BR/IBA home on island. New
appliances, carpet and paint $900/mo. + Util.
903 Stanley Dr. 3 BR/2BA on island, nice home
$1,050/mo + util
Great location 3 BR/2.5 BA townhome. Natures
Valk beautiful decor $1,350/mo or lease with option
*Oceanview 2BR/IBA furnished $1,100/mo. or
unfurnished $900/mo
*619 S. 14th St3BR/IBA$975/mo.+ udl.$1,250deposit
*2BR/I BA Home on First Ave. Short distance to
beach and city Golf Course. New tile floor. Back
up to Preservation area $995/mo.
3BR/3BA home at North Hampton. Very nice
upgrades in a quiet golf community. $1,700/mo. +
util. Lawn maint inci in rent.
VACATION RENTAL
*AFFORDABLE WEEKLY/MONTHLY
S 2BR/IBA Oceanview. 487 S. Fletcher
Call for more Information
COMMERCIAL
Approx 1,800 s.f. Retail Bldg 1839 S. 8th St Lease
$2,250/mo + tax or may purchase
Approx ,830 sf. Retail/Office at Gateway to
Amelia. Right by Chamber of Commerce. Plenty of
parking. $3,000/mo. + NNN
2400 s.f. located on island by the Airport on
Jamestown Rd. Great for retail, office or light indus-
trial use. $2.500/mo. + tax + utilities.
DEERWALK- 1,250 s.f. bay facing ArA in O'Neil,
end cap unit, great visibility and parking. Retail/
Office space with warehouse from $2,150 per mo.
includes tax, CAM, water, sewer & garbage.
SNew 4,000 s.f. building facing 8th St at Sadler Rd.-
Avail in 1,000 s.f. increments. Rents from
$1,830/mo including CAM.
*(2)Amelia Park Office Suites 576 s.f.+/- Fronting
t4th Street and 900 s.f +/- beside the Travel
Agency..
Approx 1,650 s.f. +/- at 13 N. 3rd St., just off of
Centre St. Lots of parking in area and good walk-
ing traffic.53,100/mo.+ util & tax

*IE .4 .m,


3BR/2.5BA in ground pool, appliances,
ON Fernandina Beach Golf course.
$1500/mo. + $1200 security deposit. No
smoking. Call (904)838-8969 or (904)
838-8967.
OTTER RUN 3BR/2BA, 1640 sq. ft. in a
great home, in a great neighborhood. 2-
car garage. Large fenced in backyard.
$1100/mo. (904)206-2841
PLANTATION POINT Private airy
3BR/2BA, den, 2100sf, split wing floor
plan open to spacious living spa lanai.
$1500/mo. (904)321-0970
WATERFRONT HOME FOR RENT -
4BR/3.5BA on 5.5 acres with pool.
$2,200/mo. Call (904)860-3150. Also for
sale.
RENT FROM 7 MONTHS TO A YEAR -
We have homes available from $1,400 to
$1,600 a month. Call us at (904)261-
4148, after hours (904)753-2560.
www.amellalodgings.com
105 S. 15TH ST. 1 Ig MBR/1BA, 2nd
room for nice office, v. Ig. liv. rm & big kit.
w/b'nook, cov. patio, W/D hookups, 1-car
gar., lots of closets, Ig yd w/big oak trees.
No smoking. $875/mo. + dep. 261-7849
3BR/2BA FORECLOSURE! $32,100.
Only $255/mo. 5% down 20 years @ 8%
apr. Buy 6BR $199/mo. For listings
(800)366-9783 ext 5798. ANF
RENT FROM 7 MONTHS TO A YEAR -
We have homes available from $900 to
$1,850 a month. Call us at (904)261-
4148, after hours (904)753-2560.
www.amelialodgings.com
3BR/2BA- BRICK HOME off Chester Rd.
$1000 deposit and $1000/mo. rent. Call
(904)707-3155 or (90,4)261-1071.
IN GROUND POOLS- Fenced on small
lake, 3BR/2BA, fireplace. $1600/mo.
includes pool maint. 232 Otter Run.
Owner/ agent (904)556-9549.
1010 NATURES WALK DR. 3BR/3BA,
loft, close to beach. $1200/mo. + sec.
dep. (941)924-4818
VERY NICE BRICK. HOME Yulee.
3BR/1BA, LR, fully equipped kitchen,
waker softener, A/C, Ig outside storage.
Carport, big fenced backyard. Exc.'
location. Close to schools & stores.
$900/mo. + $900 sec. dep. 1 yr lease &
reference. (904) 261-2132.
LAKEWOOD Like new 3BR/2BA with
office & laundry room, 2-car garage.
$1395/mo. + deposit, 1 year lease. No
smoking. Call (904)759-1105.
3BR/3BA CAPE SOUND TOWNHOUSE -
Furnished. $1550/mo. Call Maddox, Inc.
(904)261-9129.
PIRATES WOODS 3BR/2BA w/den,
garage, on tidal canal, great views,
screened porch, 2nd floor deck,
immaculate. $1200 + dep. + ref's. 491-
0519 or 945-2139
RIVER FRONT HOME W/DOCK 3BR/
2.5BA located on Amelia island.
Spectacular views. Flexible terms. Call
(904)753-3672.
DREAM RENTAL- W. 5th St. off of
Tarpon. 3BR/2BA, private/secluded. $1500
includes all utilities & pet deposit for up to
2 pets. Call Nick Deonas Realty 277-0006.

3BR/2BA HOUSE FOR RENT $1700/
mo. + $1000 sec. deposit. Barnwell Road
area. Call 753-1691.
2 MONTHS FREE RENT Built in 2006.
3BR/2BA, 2-car garage, cable. 96012
Coral Reef Rd. (Heron Isles Subdiv).
$1,020/mo.'Call (916)622-3754.
123 S. 15TH ST. 4BR/2BA, $1300/mo.
AMELIA RENTALS (904)261-9129.
3BR/2BA Living room, Florida room,
fireplace, detached garage, quiet
neighboprhood, 33 Oak Grove. $1050/mo.
References & sec. dep., required. 261-
0994
LEASE-OPTION
Gorgeous 3BR/2BA home. 2210 Atlantic
Ave. Marsh view & short walk to beach.
Separate Florida room, x-lg kitchen,
vaulted ceilings, fireplace, hardwood
floors, ceramic tile, 2-car garage, privacy
fencing. (904)277-3050. Mac Daniel
Realty. Realtor/Owner.
2BR/1BA DUPLEX, on ,-
Ydlee. $750/mo. l.$~ -depdslt. -Nera l
remodeled. Available Jan 1st. Call (904)
277-2313.
ON AMELIA ISLAND 821 S. 7th Street.
Town home 3BR/2.5BA, Available now.
$1100/mo. Call Jackie (904)556-6861.
1710 CRESCENT RD. in Lakewood
Subdivision. 3BR/2BA on corner lot with
privacy fenced yard, 2-car garage &
outdoor storage shed. no smoking
indoors. Small pets considered.
$1100/mo. + deposit. Available now.
(904)415-6078















car garage. $1450 per month includes lawn
main. Available Now.
- STARBOARD LDG. 4 bedroom, 3 bath
house. 2 car garage. Near Beach. $1750 per
month includes yard maint.
* AMELIA LAKES 1 bedroom, 1 bath condo.
Community pool and fitness center. $795 per
month. (2 bedroom also available)
- OCEAN PARK -2 bedroom, 2 bath furnished
condo. $1500 per month includes utilities.
Available Now.
* LONG BEACH 4 bedroom, 3 bath house.
Over looks pond. $1395 per month. Available
Now.
* FIRST AVE 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath unit. Close
to beach. $925 per month. Available Now.
* ELLEN ST- 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath unit. Close to
. beach. $875 per month. Available Now.
* FOREST RIDGE .2 bedroom, 1 bath condo.
Close to beach. $1150 per month includes all
utilities. Available Now. (3 bedroom also available)
* KETCH CT. 3 bedroom, 2 bath house. 2 car
garage. Close to beach. $1250 per month.
Available Now.
* TIDEWATER ST. 3 bedroom, 2 bath house.
2 car garage. $1450 per month includes yard
maipt. Available Now.
* BLUE HERON 3 bedroom, 2 bath house.
2 car garage. $1175 per month. Available Now.
SEACASTLES 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath condo.
Close to beach. $1200 per month. Available
Now.
FIRST AVE- 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath duplex.
Block from the beach. $1275 per month.
Available Now.
AMELIA GREEN- 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath condo
with loft. 1 car garage. $1300 per month.
Available Now.
Visit Amelia-era.com for more listings.


840 Hoes-Unfurnished

1/2 OFF 1ST MO. RENT Newer
3BR/2BA, lake view, 2-car gar., free cable.
(Heron Isles). Lease/opt. buy. $995/mo.
(916)300-3039.
3BR/1BA ON AMELIA ISLAND Patio &
screened porch, washer/dryer, fenced,
near school. $895/mo. + dep. Available
Jan. 1st or earlier. Call (904)400-1303.
2658 MIDWAY RD. 2BR/1BA + loft.
Fenced yard. $850/mo. + $850 deposit.
(843)572-0998
OCEAN VIEW 2BR/1BA upstairs apt.
Big deck, hardwood floors. $1030/mo.
Includes utilities & basic cable. (904)321-
1179

FOR SALE OR RENT 2BR/2BA with
garage & lots of storage space in Historic
District. Call Jason at (904)753-1741.
* 1ST MONTH FREE * *
Natures Bend 3BR/2BA townhome with
garage. Convenient location. $1300/mo.
Call Janet at (904)591-1347.
LARGE SBR/2BA for lease in Belles
River Estates. $1750 per month. Over
3100 sq. ft. on large lot. Call Dave @ 1-
813-843-3283.


861-VaCation Rentals

066VACATION RENTAL 2BR/1BA with
washer, dryer, heated pool. Downtown
area historic district. (904)261-6434
OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA and 2BR/1BA.
Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
Realtor, for special rates.


Swan BIdq. 4th & Centre. Individual
offices $150 + CAM/mo and up. Suites
available.
501 Centre St., individual offices from
$400 + CAM/mo., suites available.
Call for more info and pricing, Galphin
Real Estate Services, Inc. (904)277-6597
Commercial/Retail Office Space For
Lease in Callahan Great Exposure -
High Traffic Area. 542412 U.S. Hwy 1
Suite B 1/2 Block from AIA/301
Intersection. $585 Total Monthly Cost
(Includes all Taxes, Water, Sewer,
Landscaping). (904)726-8569
AMELIA CONCOURSE AREA 2000 sq.
ft. available. Call 753-2018 for more
Information.



SPACE AVAILABLE FOR LEASE From
300sf to 1500sf. Previously hair & nail
salon. Equipment available for purchase.
Great location. (352)685-2582 or (904)
753-1314


Having twins in Jan.
& moving to a house, I will
pay your Jan, rent, 2 bed 2
bath at beautiful Nassau
Club Apartments,. Best
value in the Amelia Island
area. Must qualify
1 yr, lease req.


Call for details on
Moryr.s apt.
(904) 277-2500


901 Automobiles

1997 FORD EXPLORER 2 door black
Sport. 4WD. New tires & brakes. Motor
has-40,000 miles. Asking $2,895. Call
(251)589-0677. (Fernandina Beach)
2002 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 1.8T 4
door, silver, all leather, loaded. 50,000
miles. Great condition. Loaded. $10,000.
Call (904)277-7988.
2001 ISUZU RODEO w/76,000 miles.
Good condition, very clean, new tires with
warranty. $6,800. (904)535-1142
SATURN 2000 LS Perfect condition. V6,
loaded, sun roof, all new parts. 91K miles.
Best offer. Call (904)261-8444, Ken.

LONG TERM RENTALS
-- AMELIA GREEN -~
2165 Will Hordae. Beauiffi new endo available.
2/2.5 + bonus room. replace, screened potlo, stinless &
granitev 1.700 sq ft. Rent $1,250 to $1.350
2026 Cashonwood 3/2. o l We. Sl,050
602 S. ath. 2/2 home. DOwntown$a S10
Mobloy Height. Sn de lW 2/2 good c0 ondti one a cre, ,la.
care Ind. S800
Mobley Hightsnew doublewlde. 3/2. 2 acres lowncoreInd.
S1000
North Hamplon, 86143 Modchas Or- 414 lige bonus roomrr 2800
so ft. S1.800
Soesmile. 3165 S. Flelcher Ave- 3/2.5 funecLd
WalktobD .$1.195
Hron Idle. 96688 Cormodoae Pt. Dr. 4/2.5,2800 so. ft. 1,32
The Colny 212. new, oroael, $5
Amea Nao.nal, 95012 Suniower, 4/ Ig coamer lot. beoutiu
kitchen. 2.678 s,. $1,700
Amelia Noionel. 95239 Bnrr-do Dr. /413, On golf cou. $1.700
Plantallon P, 312. a screened patio, ail. Mar. 1st$1,360
S870S RoSe= Bluf, mobile home. 3/2 S925
Marth LakeS Vllago 4631 villagee Dr. 3/2, i1,400
View Properties on wwwrentolhousas.ccrn
TENANT PLACEMENT ALSO AVAILABLE
Call Patricia Turner
Rental Properly Manager
Office: 904-6548-0277
or
Cell: 904-556-9586


2001 CHRYSLER PROWLER! midnight
blue, less than 29K miles, faboulous
condition, FABULOUS CARIl! $30,000.
556-8967



'98 NISSAN FRONTIER PU 4-cyl,
$6,000. EC, garage kept, AC, full power,
cruise, sun roof, AM/FM/CD, alloy wheels,
bed liner, towing pkg., less than 93,000
miles, KBB $6,645. (904)757-0010.


RENTALS
OFF ISLAND
96247 Abaco Island Dr. 4/2, formal living room, din-
ing room, den w/ fireplace. 2 car $1,295/mo.,
$1,295/SD Avail. Now

96033 Cottaoe Court 3/2.5, living area all upstairs,
1440' open kit. dining, living room, w/ office space,
screenporch, 1 car garage. Poss lease opt. $1.100/ma.,
$1,100/SD Avail. Now

96029 Cottage Court 3/2, large master suite, screened
porch, 1 car garage, storage, open plan 1689' Possible
lease opt. $1.200/mo, $1.200/SD Avail. Now

43238 Freedom Drive 3/2 Immaculate home located In
Callahan with an office and workshop Over one and a
half acres.Pets OK $1,195/mo.,$1.195/SD Avail Now

86473 Cartesian Point Drive 3/2 new home, two car
garage, large living room. nice open kitchen, close tolI-
95. $1,150/mo., $1,150/SD Available now.

ON ISLND
3201 Sea Marsh Furnished condo on the Plantation,
2/2. Pets OK $1395/mo. Avail. Now

901 CedarSt. 3/1 w/den, living room, dining room,
laundry, Immaculate & close to downtown. $895/mo.,
$895/SD Avail. Now

925 N. Fletcher- 2/1, 1/2 blockto beach. Rent includes
water. Affordable living 0 the beach. Avail now. No
smoking $800/mo, $800/SD Avail. Now
Call Sandy Mick
Palm II, Properly Management
(904) 321-0457


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5480 MARSHVIEW LANE $999,000 4717 RIGGING DRIVE $799,000 9577 HILDRETH LANE $380,000 85473 SAGAPONACK DRIVE $379,000
A rare find on the Island this estate-like home on Tidal Creek. Beautifully reno- Golfside South at Summer Beach! Just like new 4 BR, 3.5 BA custom built home SOUTH ISLAND GEM IS SUCH A VALUE WITH 3 BEDROOMS + OFFICE SPACE. Wakefield II; 2762 SF; 4BD/3BA, 3-Car Gar; 3-Way Split Plan; MBD w/ corner
vated with all new kitchen and large sunroom. New dock in place. MLS#41800 features Grand Formal Living and Dining Rooms, Well appointed kitchen with BREAKFAST NOOK IN KITCHEN AND BUILT IN BAR. OPEN FLOOR PLAN WITH Garden Tub; Lots of Closets; Formal L&D Rms; Lg Family Rm. Open to Kit &
granite counters. Finished bonus room over 2 car Garage. MLS#43028 SPLIT BEDROOM DESIGN,BRYLAN BUILT HOME WITH GREAT DESIGN.MLS#44180 Breakfast Nook; Covered Lanai; On Lake w/ Golf Views & More! MLS#37609
TEAM JANIE WESTMORELAND 904.753.2018 GLEN HANCOCK 904.583.7099 EVELYN MORTENSON 904.753.2014 LYNDA WOOD 904.753.0571


567 PINEY ISLAND DRIVE $1,590,000 102 PORT OF CALL $317,000 86209 HXMPTON BAYS DRIVE $355, 000 1832 ATLANTIC PLACE $839,000
Unbelievable views from your own waterfront estate. Private dockwith navigable Entry level priced oceanview, charming & low maintenance condominium on AVAILABLEAS A RENTAL! LEASE/PURCHASE? This 4 bedroom 2 bath home EXCEPTIONAL 4 BEDROOM, 3 BATH HOME JUST STEPS FROM THE BEACH
water at low tide. 4200 sq ft plus 2000 sq ft lower level. 5br, 3 full 2 half baths, Amelia Island. First floor,end unit is in lowdensity complex. Boasts great rental features spacious greatroomthatencompasses eat-in kitchen, diningroom and 2 POOLS & TENNIS COURTS IN EXCLUSIVE OCEAN VILLAGE. THIS
beautiful wood flooring,two master suites. MLS#44036 revenues &has beach ingress across the street. MLS#42803 livingroom.Community pool, easy ride to the beach and shopping! MLS#42953 BEAUTIFUL HOME IS PERFECTASA FULL TIMERESIDENCEOR 2ND HOME.
FRED FENDER 904.321.0863CLAUDIA WATTS 904.556.4000KATHY WHITE 904.753.2705 MLS#42995
FREDFENDER 904.321.0863 CLAUDIA WATTS 904.556.4000 KATHY WHITE 904.753.2705 CRAIG BENNETT- 904.556.1122


85133 SHINNECOCK HILLS* $410,000
Just what you have been looking for! Popular 4BD/3BA floor plan w/ all the
upgrades you want plus a huge fenced yard, a large screened enclosure w/ hot tub,
a 3 car garage in the golf community of N. Hampton. MLS#45013
PAM MEYER 904.415.0303


95181 AMELIA NATIONAL PARKWAY $745,000 96205 HIGH POINTE DRIVE $499,000 1-5 FOREST RIDGE VILLAGE $175,000
For that special buyer who can wait to move. This stunning, decorator-furnished Located in gated community of High Pointe,this 5BR/3.5BA home w/3700+ sfis Walkto the beach from this cozy 2br 2nd floor condo. Complexjustfinished exten-
3,740 s.f. 4/4 model home is offered for sale/lease back at favorable terms. Just perfect for casual living. No formal rooms! Master BR on 1 st floor w/ other 4 BR sive exterior remodeling. Excellent rentalhistory for investment or affordable get-
steps to new Clubhouse, pool, pro shop. MLS#44808 up. Lots of upgrades. Private yard w/_room for pool. MLS#42936 away.Wooded view from deck. MLS#45157
MARK BEARWALD *904.557.5699 KATHY GARLAND 904.556.5744 GEOFF HAYNES 904.468.0019


96103 CAPTAINS POINTE $399,000 85503 SAGGAPONACK DRIVE $391,500
TOP QUALITY CONSTRUCTION IN THIS CUSTOM BUILT BRAND NEW HOME IN. NewWakefield 2,N Hampton; 2,500'+ end lot; Split plan; 4BD/3BA, 3-Car Gar;
QUIET CAPTAINS POINTE. LOADED W/ UPGRADES COMBINING THE BEST OF .Many upgrades; covered Lanai overlooks Lake/Golf Link views; close to all
DESIGN & QUALITY MATERIALS SUCH AS HARDWOOD, GRANITE & ABUNDANT Island & Comm. Amenities, Jax, Air Port, Scenic Beaches. MLS#37098
TILE WORK. MLS#40594 I
MARYD YTVC nnA nson LYNDWOO *~~ 904a 30 n'1


S0113 SCARLET UAKS LOURT /L3,UU0U
Beautiful home on 3.42 acres with stocked pond and remote screened in pool.
Better than new. Located in Blackrock Hammock. MLS#40853

TEAM JANIEWESTMORELAND 904.753.2018


Y31 3 AMELIA NATIONAL PARKWAY.* y,$)UUU
Builder's model home for sale, lease back, 4,109 s.f.,4/4 plus bonus room, pool.
Sold fully, finely furnished only. Just steps to new clubhouse, pool,tennis, proshop
for new Tom Fazio golf course. MLS#44819
MARK BEARWALD 904.557.5699


96203 LANCEFORD LANE $599,999 4107 PINNACLE INN RESORT $72,000 861051 WORTHINGTON DRIVE* $209,000 96191 RIDGEWOOD CIRCLE' $239,900
YOU'LL FALL IN LOVE WITH THE SUNSET VIEWS ALONE! THIS AMAING Priced to sell! Special assessments paid and up to date. New dishwasher and REDUCED! Great home on I acre pluslot.3 bed / 2bath, 1,645 sq.ft., screenedporch. Looks like new! This lovely 3 bedroom home in Lofton Pointe has everything!
HOME IS LOCATED ON ONE OF THE ARE KS BEST CREEKS FOR FISHING, microwave, laminate tile flooring in bath and kitchen. First floor, convenient to Appliances stay. Seller will pay $1500 towards closing costs! For more info go to Equipped kitchen, including washer & dryer, fireplace, covered patio, privacy
NTY AMENG SUNSETIES AVAILALENTICS OF FROLICKING DOLPHINS. COMMU pool, front office and ski shuttle pick up area. MLS#42152 www.LOISIOST.com MLS#44442 fence, 2 car garage! Cothe see it today! MLS#43190
MARY YATES 904.556.9350 PETE EICHELE 904.225.1099 LOIS JOST 904.415.5740 KATHY WHITE 904.753.2705


8523 y UWENS KOAD $169,9U0
Wonderful home for the growing family This 4 bdrm 2 bth "Homes of Merritt'
DWMH has 2100+ SF, split bedroom plan, huge kitchen, FP, new laminate floors,
all on 5+ acres w/ 2 acres of wetlands for privacy. MLS#44522
JUDI SEAY 904.583.2949


2813 AMELIA ROAD $149,000
CUTE BUNGALOW CENTRALLY LOCATED IN CENTER OF ISLAND, CLOSE TO
SCHOOLS, SHOPPING AND BEACH. READY FOR FAMILY 2 BEDROOMS I BATH
WITH DINING ROOM.SCREENED PORCH,CARPORT & STORAGE SHED. COUN-
TY TAXES, GREAT VALUE. MLS#44783
EVELYNMORTENSON 904.753.2014


#34 CONQUISTADOR $150,000 221 N.4TH STREET $930,000
Partially remodeled 2BR/2BA condominium. Hardwood laminate floor in living Stunning Historic District home.w/Englishgardens, 2-car garage, in-law suite with
room and dining room. Seller will assist with closing costs. Community pool, rich heart pine floors, a grand foyer & staircase plus gourmet kitchen. Situated on
tennis courts, playground and pier. MLS#42153 a 75 x 100 lot overlooking Villalonga Park. MLS#44240


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96403 SWEETBRIAR LANE $309,900
This beautiful estate sits on 11/2 acres in beautiful Glen Laurel. It features4 bed-
rooms and 2 baths. Beautifully decorated and maintained. Landscaped front and
back with additional rustic backyard extension. MLS#44688
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86860 CARTESIAN POINTE DR $243,000 96271 RIDGEWOOD CIRCLE $232,000 48300 HADDOCK DRIVE $279,900
Immaculate 4 bedroom 2 bath home in centrally located Cartesian Pointe. Formal Cradled in a culde sac in Lofton Pointe, this perfect home is waiting for the per- Solid brick over concrete block home on over 8 high and dry acres in Hilliard,
living & dining room, easy drive to Kings Bay FCCI, & Jax Intl.Airport.MLS#44319 fect family. Open floor plan on main floor with spacious great room and large convenient to Air traffic control center and town of Hilliard. MLS#44882
kitchen. Bring your perfect family by today. MLS#44095
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