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Readers from Old Town to
Amelia City reported the
Russian satellite Sputnik II
was clearly visible in the
night sky.
January 30, 1958

An informal poll found
widespread disapproval of a
proposal to triple the Mayport
ferry fare from 50 cents to
February 3, 1983

Parents called for the fir-
ing of a Bryceville Elemen-
tary teacher after she showed
fourth-graders a video about
ghosts as part of a cultural
learning exercise.
February 4, 1998

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Pat Kerr, top, leaving St. Peter's Episcopal Church, was one
of about 75 people who braved chilly rain Saturday to take
part in the Faith Walk, which commemorated the 100th
anniversary of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Father
Brian Eburn of St. Michael Catholic Church, above, thanks
Kay Stephens at the conclusion of the walk, which was coor-
dinated by the women's councils of St. Peter's, St. Michael,
Memorial United Methodist, First Presbyterian and First
Baptist churches.

City seeks to regulate

its cable TV channel

News Leader
If City Manager Michael
Czymbor has his way, the city's
local public access channel will
have a new regulatory policy.
Czymbor has asked city com-
missioners to consider adopting a
Public, Educational, and Govern-
ment Channel Broadcasting, or
PEG, policy for the channel the
city has with cable television fran-
chisee Comcast.
The PEG policy would desig-
nate what types of programs the
city would allow to be broadcast.
Any religious, political or com-

mercial shows
would have to
pay Comcast for
airtime and
would not be
m e allowed on the
.i city's public
access channel.
"Our quan-
Czymbor dary is that we
don't have any
rules and regu-
lations," Czymbor told commis-
sioners at a Jan. 22 commission
meeting. He pointed out that if the
city allows churches to have free
programming, it must also allow
any organization, no matter how

controversial, to run programs on
the channel.
Commissioner Ron Sapp said
the progression of public access
cable "has been interesting to
watch." He noted that the cable
company used to be "equal access,"
providing free equipment and a stu-
dio for the public to air its own
shows. "Now the taxpayers have
to provide the equipment," he said.
"The First Amendment didn't apply
to Comcast, but it applies to us."
Commissioner Bruce Malcolm
asked Czymbor if there had been a
problem with misuse of the chan-
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Marina fuel plan nixed

News Leader
Fernandina Beach Commis-
sioners have voted down a "fuel
farm" proposal that would have
required 40,000-gallon under-
ground tanks at the marina, citing
unknown costs among other con-
Commissioners voted 3-2 on
Jan. 22 against awarding a contract
to MECO of North Florida to install
the new underground fuel farm.
Commissioners Ron Sapp and Ken
Walker voted in favor of the project.
Projected cost of the project was
The fuel tanks now located
beneath Parking Lot A are being

replaced be-
Scause of new
state Depart-
- ment of Environ-
mental Protec-
- tion regulations
requiring that all
fuel tanks must
Langshaw be replaced by
December 2009
if they do not
comply with new double-wall stan-
City Marina Director Coleman
Langshaw explained to commis-
sioners that Parking Lot B was the
best choice for new underground
tanks because it offers the shortest
and most efficient path for fuel to

be piped to the fuel docks.
The new system would also
offer high-speed fueling and the
tanks, at 40,000 gallons, would be
much larger. This would attract
more boats in the 100-foot range to
buy fuel and visit the marina,
Langshaw said.
The current tanks, he noted,
would stay in the ground but would
be filled with sand to weigh them
Commissioner Joe Gerrity, how-
ever, had concerns about the cost
of the underground fuel tanks, and
asked why there was no alterna-
tive system to choose from, such as
above-ground tanks.
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Mitt Romney
shakes hands
with Nancy
Mager of the
Club at a
rally Monday.
placed sec-
ond in the
state's presi-
dential pri-
mary elec-
tion. Story,
photos, 4A.

Students' science scores fall below average

News Leader

Florida students' science scores
have fallen below the national aver-
age, spurring the state's
Department of Education to revise
science benchmarks.
"Student achievement is not
where we need it to be," said Mary
Jane Tappan, executive director of
the Florida Office of Math and
The National Assessment of
Education Progress, or NAEP,
found in 2005 that Florida's fourth
and eighth grade students' science
scores ranked behind the national
average and behind the majority of
leading nations, she said.
In response, the state sought
out experts to revise its science
standards that were "over 10 years
old and outdated," Tappan said.
The standards, written for all
grade levels, include 18 broad top-
ics, such as Earth in space and time,
properties of matter, heredity and
reproduction and evolution and
Nassau district schools passed a

resolution Jan. 24 urging the state
Board of Education to revise the
standards "so that evolution is not
presented as fact" and "such that
evolution is not presented at the
exclusion of other theories of origin
of life."
Other North Florida school dis-
tricts, including Clay, St. Johns,
Jackson, Holmes, Baker, Madison
and Taylor, have passed similar res-
"We appreciate their concern,"
Tappan said about the resolutions.
Public comment has been divided
into the broad and specific, with
changes that can be applied incor-
porated into the revisions, she said.
The state Board of Education
will vote on the revised science stan-
dards Feb. 19.
The state's first surgeon gener-
al, Ana M. Viamonte Ros, who vis-
ited Nassau County Tuesday,
expressed concern that Florida's
students receive a comprehensive
science education.
Ros did not comment on the
local resolutions but shared her
thoughts on science education.
"I feel that science is ... there

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are things that are incontrovertible
and there are things that aren't.
And I think it's important to have an
open mind and to make sure that
you've included all opinions and
facts," she said. "But things that
are factual, and have been proven,
students deserve to be exposed to
those theories and proofs."
Ros emigrated to the U.S. from
Cuba in 1960. She received her
medical degree from the University
of Miami School of Medicine and
her master's of public health from
the Harvard School of Public
Health. Gov. Charlie Crist last year
appointed Ros to her post.
"I believe, as I did with my own
children, to expose them to as many
different opinions," Ros said, noting
that her children won national
championships as debaters due to
that exposure.
"You need to hear both sides
and you need to be able to argue
both sides in order to be very effec-
tive," she said. "But I think it's
important not to limit a child to evi-
dence and to the breadth of our sci-
entific knowledge base."

State Surgeon General Ana M. Viamonte Ros speaks with Jim
Mayo, administrator for Baptist Medical Center Nassau, left,
and retired pediatrician Gerald Schiebler. She was in
Fernandina Beach to honor the county health department.
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Beware the 'sneak thief of sight

For the News Leader

For millions of Americans, the
threat of vision loss is all too real.
However, only half of them are
aware that they have a potentially
blinding eye disease. Glaucoma
destroys peripheral vision and,
over time, can cause blindness.
The "sneak thief of sight" has no
warning signs until sight has
already been diminished. Once
sight has been lost to glaucoma,
it cannot be restored.
Glaucoma is a leading cause of
blindness in the world, second
only to cataracts, and the leading
cause of blindness in African-
Americans, according to the
National Institutes of Health. Left
untreated, glaucoma can lead to
damage of the optic nerve, visual
field loss, and ultimately sight
loss. It affects one in 200 people
age 50 and younger and one in 10
over the age of 80.
"We can't stress enough how
vitally important it is to have your
eyes examined by a professional
to protect sight," said Daniel D.
Garrett, senior vice president of

- "There's no
IM F Mcure for glau-
S coma yet,
_- _but treat-
ment can be
effective if glaucoma is detected
and treated early."
In addition to the impact that
glaucoma can have on quality of
life, the financial implications are
extremely significant. According
to research funded by Prevent
Blindness America, glaucoma
costs the U.S. economy $2.86 bil-
lion every year in direct medical
costs for outpatient, inpatient and
prescription drug services.
Glaucoma patients between the
ages of 40 and 64 years of age can
expect to pay $3,352 annually per
person. For those 65 and older,
the annual costs jump to $5,243
per person. And those expendi-
tures will only increase as med-
ical costs continue to soar.
Prevent Blindness America
has joined other leading eye care
groups to build awareness and


Nominees sought

for Harper awards

Nominees are needed for the
annual Elsie Harper Volunteer of
the Year Awards. Categories
include volunteering with youth;
volunteering with seniors; social
services volunteer; and communi-
ty enrichment volunteer.
Since 1989, when it was con-
ceived, the city of Fernandina's
Elsie Harper Volunteer of the Year
award Committee has sought to
recognize volunteers who make the
community a better place to live.
As the island has grown, so have
the awards. It began with one
award and now there are four. But
one thing hasn't changed - the
committee depends on the com-
munity to nominate these people.

Nomination forms are available
from the Nassau County Volunteer
Center, 1001 Atlantic Ave., and City
Clerk's Office, 204 Ash St., or at
www.fbfl.us. Completed forms
should be sent to the Nassau
County Volunteer Center, Attn.:
Jayne Conkin, 1001 Atlantic Ave.,
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034.
Deadline for nominations is March
12, and recipients will be recog-
nized at the April 24 Nassau County
Volunteer Center Luncheon to be
held at the Atlantic Avenue
Recreation Center from noon to
1:30 pm.
For information, call Conkin at
261-0346 or Gail Shults at

Tax help
The Nassau County Libraries
and the Nassau County Council
on Aging will offer free income
tax filing assistance in February
on Tuesday and Thursdays
from 1-5 p.m. at the Council on
Aging, 1367 South 18th St., and
Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at the
MLK Center, 1200 Elm St.; in
March on Tuesdays and
Thursday from 1-4 p.m. at the
Council on Aging and
Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at the
MLK Center; and in April
through April 10 on
Wednesday and Thursdays
from 1-3 p.m. at the Council on
Aging and Wednesdays from 5-8
p.m. at the MLK Center.
Appointments will be taken
first. Bring your photo ID, Social
Security card and last year's tax
return. E-filing will be available
at the Council on Aging and
MLK locations only.
At library branches assis-
tance will be available by
appointment starting at 11 a.m.
in Yulee every other Wednesday
beginning Feb. 6; in Callahan
every other Friday beginning
today; and in Hilliard every
other Friday beginning Feb. 8.
To make appointments call
the Fernandina branch at 277-
7365; Yulee at 548-4467;
Callahan at (904) 879-3434;
Bryceville at 266-9813; and
Hilliard at (904) 845-2495.
Those with disabilities who
need assistance should call 277-
7365 or the Florida Relay
Service at 1-800-955-8771 at least
72 hours in advance.
'Go Red'stories
Go Red For Women is calling
on women across the country to
share their heart health stories
at www.GoRedForWomen.org
from today through Feb. 22.
By participating in the First
Coast casting call, led nationally
by Marie Osmond, women will
get the chance to become the
official "Heart of Go Red" and
represent the movement in 2008-
9, including the opportunity to
appear in a television special on
women and heart disease.
Group for all grievers
Haven Hospice offers a six-
week grief support group.
Members can express their feel-
ings and thoughts and gain an
understanding of grief and how
it impacts their lives. You must
register to participate.
Sessions will be held at 8301
Cypress Plaza Drive, Suite 119,
Jacksonville on Tuesdays, Feb.
5-March 11, from 5:30-7 p.m.
For information or to regis-
ter, contact Katie Alpahando at
(904) 733-9818.
Blood drive
Baptist Medical Center
Nassau will host a blood drive
for the Florida-Georgia Blood
Alliance on Feb. 6 from 12:30-
3:30 p.m. Each successful donor
will receive a free desert card
for the hospital's Amelia
Breezes cafe.
Shore stabilization
The South Amelia Island
Shore Stabilization Association,
Inc. will hold a board of direc-
tors meeting at 3 p.m. on Feb.
13 in the Egret Room, Racquet

Park, Amelia Island Plantation.
Those with disabilities requiring
assistance to attend should call
277-5185 at least 24 hours in
Food distribution
The Northeast Florida
Community Action Agency, Inc.
announces a small amount of
U.S. Department of Agricultural
Surplus Food Commodities will
be distributed on a first-come,
first-served basis until the food
is depleted from 12:30-3 p.m.
Feb. 13 at the Martin Luther
King Center Auditorium, 1200
Elm St., Fernandina Beach.
Myeloma support
The recently established sup-
port group for patients diag-
nosed with multiple myeloma
will meet Feb. 13 at the
Courtyard-Marriott at The
Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville from
6-8:30 p.m.
A representative from the
local Jacksonville office of
Banker's Life will speak about
healthcare insurance issues
affecting seniors and others
with this disease, including
recent trends in Florida health
insurance coverage, how to han-
dle insurance claims when ini-
tially denied coverage, Medicare
part A and B coverage, Medigap
coverage and private insurance
coverage available for patients
with pre-existing conditions.
Those who wish to attend
can contact Anne or Jack
Pacowta at (904) 285-4921 or via
e-mail at jackl49@pacowta.com.
Walk-ins are always welcome.
Depression seminar
Emmy Award-winning
actress, talk show host, design-
er and author Linda Dano will
be at the Wyndham Jacksonville
Riverwalk Hotel in Jacksonville
on Feb. 20 from 6-7:30 p.m. to
host a free seminar on depres-
sion and discuss her personal
struggle with the illness.
She will be joined by a doctor
and there will be information
about the Support Partners
Program. Light refreshments
and snacks will be served. To
register, call 1-800-983-3913.
Registration is recommended.
For information about Support
Partners, visit www.SupportPart
Help a senior
The Council on Aging Senior
Center in Fernandina Beach has
the following volunteer opportu-
nities available:
* A computer trainer for
teaching basic computer, email
and internet functionality to sen-
ior clients.
* A receptionist at the front
desk during the afternoon
hours, days are flexible.
* A transportation dispatch-
er to work with the transporta-
tion program; times and days
are flexible.
* The Circle of Friends
Volunteer Program provides
companionship as well as tele-
phone reassurance to home-
bound seniors and those in long-
term care facilities. Volunteers
are matched with seniors based
on common interests, geograph-
ic location and support needs.
For information, call Frances
Bartelt at 261-0701, ext. 102.


Individual * Corporate * Partnership
1303 Jasmine St., Suite 102-A

* Hal Latimer,EA
* Nancy Devereaux

* Shannon Brown
* Beth Jenkins

John E. Edge
John E. Edge, 75, of Fernandina
Beach, passed away on Jan. 26,
2008, at Baptist Medical Center
Mr. Edge graduated from Yulee
High School in the Class of 1951
and served in the United States
Coast Guard from 1951 through
1955. He moved to Fernandina
Beach in 1958, where worked for
the Terminal Bag Company for 40
years as a machine operator. Mr.
Edge enjoyed fishing, gardening
and repairing small engines and
lawnmowers. He also loved spend-
ing time with his family and help-
ing anyone in need and was a long-
time member of the North 14th
Street Baptist Church.
He leaves behind his loving wife
of 52 years, Jean, children, John
E. Edge Jr., Raymond Andrew

Philip C. Rogerson
Philip C. Rogerson, 71, passed
away Tuesday morning, Jan. 29,
2008, at his Fernandina Beach res-
He was a native of Andrews,
S.C., and moved to Fernandina
Beach 14 years ago from John's
Island, S.C. He was a veteran of the
U.S. Air Force. Mr. Rogerson was
a pilot, a builder of experimental
aircraft and a member of the
Experimental Aircraft Association.
Survivors include his wife of 56
years, Shirley T. Rogerson, of
Fernandina Beach; two daughters
and sons-in-law, Phyllis and Steve
Bernhard and Jean and Keith

Alberta Warren
Alberta Warren, 87, of Callahan,
passed away Jan. 30, 2008, at
Heartland Health Center,
She was born in Danvers,
Mass., to John and Myrtle Donlon.
Mrs. Warren was a member of
First Baptist Church of Gray
Gables in Callahan and a former
member of the church choir. She
enjoyed her family, ceramics and
entertaining seniors at the church
and her home. She was prede-
ceased by a daughter, Linda
McCormick Bretton.
She leaves to cherish her mem-
ory her husband, Jonas Warren;
daughter, Carol Raymond of
Jacksonville; stepdaughters, Sheryl
Anderson of Yulee and Theresa

(Joyce) Edge and William Eric
Edge, of Fernandina Beach, Robin
Jean (Brian) Tiner, of Hinesville,
Ga., Dana Jeanette (Reggie)
Stewart, of Yulee, brothers-in-law
Herbert C. (Jo) Avery and Jim
(Judy) Avery, sister in-law, Joan
Edge and brother-in-law Wayne
Gore along with grandchildren,
Andrew, Elizabeth, D.J., Mason,
Harrison, and Keegan and many
nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and
nephews and loving family and
A memorial service was held
on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the North
14th Street Baptist Church, with
the Rev. Wm. Randy Elrod offici-
ating, assisted by Calvin Jones and
Mike Adams. He was laid to rest in
Bosque Bello Cemetery.
Oxley Heard Funeral Directors

Fergen, all of Fernandina Beach; a
sister, Susan Rogerson of Myrtle
Beach, S.C.; three grandsons, Philip
M. Garbarini, Nicholas J. Garbarini
and Ryan A. Johnson, all of
Fernandina Beach; and one great-
The family will receive friends
from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3,2008,
at the Rogerson home.
In lieu of flowers, the family sug-
gests memorial contributions be
made to Community Hospice of
Northeast Florida, 4114 Sunbeam
Road, Bldg. 100, Suite 101,
Jacksonville, FL 32257.
Green Pine FuneralHome & Cemetery

Baker of Hilliard; sons, Fred
Bretton of Callahan, Gerald
Bretton, Plaiston, N.H., Dennis
Bretton, Bradford, Mass., and
Stephen Bretton of Wendham,
N.H.; brother, Richard H. Jones,
Hampstead, N.H.; 33 grandchil-
dren and numerous great-grand-
The family visitation to greet
friends will be held from 6-8 p.m.
tonight, Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, in the
Chapel of Callahan Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 2, at First Baptist
Church of Gray Gables in Callahan,
with the Rev. Mark Tusso officiat-
ing. Burial will be in Jones
Cemetery, Callahan.
Callahan Funeral Home. Inc.


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educate the public on what they
can do to help save their vision.
The group also provides free
information on the disease
through its toll-free number and
through the web at the "Glauco-
ma Learning Center," www.pre-
'The Glaucoma Web
Discussion Forum," also part of
the Glaucoma Learning Center's
free online services, allows
patients and caregivers the
opportunity to discuss online all
subjects related to the disease.
Topics range from general infor-
mation on the condition and its
treatment, to shared experiences
and emotional support.
Prevent Blindness America
also offers free printed materials
including the "Guide for People
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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2008 NEWS News-Leader

Fort Clinch

found safe
News Leader
Following an inspection by
the U.S. Army Corps of
Engineers, Fort Clinch has been
declared safe - containing no haz-
ardous materials such as, for
example, unexploded ammuni-
tion from the Civil War.
As a former military installa-
tion, Fort Clinch was named one
of 9,000 sites across the United
States to be inspected and, if nec-
essary, cleaned of any hazardous
materials remaining from when
the land was used as a military
defense site.
The Corps of Engineers has
been conducting these inspec-
tions for more than 20 years,
according to project manager
Charles Fales.
"Basically, we used historical
research and we worked with the
people at Fort Clinch to identify
areas where there might possibly
be something ... identify the most
probable areas where there may
be (unexploded) ordnances,"
Fales said. "Then we go out and
walk around the site, taking sam-
ples for certain chemicals asso-
ciated with munitions, and visu-
ally inspecting (the site) using a
metal detector."
After that, the gathered infor-
mation is evaluated and tested
to determine whether the land
is dangerous and, if so, how dan-
gerous. The Corps is also tasked
with cleaning the site if neces-
That won't be an issue at Fort
Clinch, Fales said.
The inspection was completed
last month. The next step is to
reveal the results and make rec-
ommendations to Fort Clinch
"stakeholders" - and any mem-
bers of the public - at a meeting
scheduled for March 7 from 9-11
a.m. at the park.
The news revealed at the
meeting will be good news.
"We're going to say we may
be back at some point in the
future, but it is not a high priori-
ty ... because priority is based on
risk," he said. 'The rating score
(for risk) is so low for Fort Clinch
... there's not an immediate need
to do more."
Fort Clinch was used as a
coastal defense site from 1842 to
Fales has asked the public to
contact him with additional infor-
mation on the fort that could aid
in the inspection.
Fales can be reached at
Project Manager, U.S. Army
Corps of Engineers, 701 San
Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, FL
32207, and his e-mail address is
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County tree law

meeting Monday
Nassau County has set three
meetings for residents to learn
about a proposed a tree protection
and land-clearing ordinance for
application throughout the unin-
corporated county.
The county commission will
take public comment on the pro-
* Monday, 7 p.m., Callahan
Multi-Purpose Facility, 543350 US
1, Callahan
* Feb. 7, 7 p.m., Peck Center,
* Feb. 21, 7 p.m., James S. Page
Governmental Complex, 96131
Nassau Place, Yulee
Anyone interested is invited to
be present and be heard at all meet-
ings. Comments also can be
phoned to 491-3613 or e-mailed to
county Planning Director Walter
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TV Continued from 1A
nel. Czymbor answered that the
channel had not been misused but
without the PEG policy, the city
would have to broadcast any pro-
gram, "whatever the organization's
He added that he thought the
city should be doing "a lot more
programs that would interest the
general public," such as tours of
Egans Creek Greenway and the
Commissioner Ken Walker said
he could not understand why the
channel hasn't been used more,
but to "keep some form of civility
to the channel we have to adopt
some sort of rules."
Sapp noted there has been com-
munity access programming since

MARINA Continued from 1A
Langshaw explained that in
order to preserve water views,
above-ground tanks would have
to be located at the south end of
the waterfront. He said this would
cause more problems with extend-
ed fuel lines.
Commissioner Bruce Malcolm
also expressed concern about
how the fuel tanks' location would
affect the annual Isle of Eight
Flags Shrimp Festival, as some
booths would have to be relocated
to accommodate the safety zone
around the underground tanks.
Malcolm added that some
community groups "make a large
portion of money at the
Langshaw countered that the
festival has "a lot of real estate to
choose from," and noted that after
many discussions with the festi-
val committee, they were "pre-
pared to make adjustments."
"I know that because of the
great work they're doing, they're
going to be fine," he added.
Malcolm also brought up the
possibility of running a pipeline
from Florida Petroleum Co., locat-
ed north of the marina, to the fuel
Langshaw said that "many

the early '70s, with "no conflict, no
"If there begins to be a concern,
then we start to look at that," he
added. "So why pass some exclu-
sionary kinds of rules?"
Czymbor said after the meet-
ing that currently citizens who
want to broadcast their own pro-
grams on the public access channel
must bring their tapes or discs to
City Hall for approval. The record-
ing would then be given to the
information technology depart-
ment and put into an available time
slot on the channel. The city does
not provide cable equipment or
cameras to citizens.
City Attorney Tammi Bach said
later that the reason for Czymbor's
proposed cable access policy is
because right now the city does

years ago we had a pipe running
from there," but in years since the
marina has contracted with anoth-
er fuel company. "We can control
our destiny if we keep things on
our property," he added.
City Manager Michael
Czymbor pointed out that in 2004
the city commission adopted a
report saying underground tanks
would be a better choice. He said
the underground system would
meet all the city's needs and rec-
ommended the commission
approve it.
"I guess my concern is it's very
rarely a government project gets
completed within its budget," said
Gerrity. He said the commission
should explore "an alternative that
costs less. ... We don't know what
this will cost and I'm not happy
with that."
"We have to rely on the people
who drive the car," said Sapp. "We
have to rely on their expertise."
Resident Lynn Williams said
he disagreed with the marina's
fuel farm strategy. He said that at
40,000 gallons, the tanks were
much too big for the city marina
because "fuel doesn't turn that
quickly." "As far as running pipes,
we have pipes running all over the
city," he added. Plus, he said, there
is always a risk when putting fuel

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not have any policy.
She noted that PEG policies are
standard for municipalities that
want to exclude religious, political
and commercial broadcasts from
their public access stations. Bach
also said that without a regulatory
policy, cities cannot by constitu-
tional law regulate content unless
it is obscene or pornographic.
Cable companies, she added,
are franchised through municipal-
ities because cable lines run
through public rights of way and
also feed out onto private property.
Cable companies also pay cities
franchise fees, she said, for the
right to do business in the city.
Commissioners at the meeting
took no action as to the PEG cable
access policy.

tanks underground.
"I hate to delay the project any
longer," said Gerrity. "I don't have
faith that this is the right project
for us."
Czymbor said city staff could
"come back and present two or
three alternatives" for the fuel
farm, but would need to retain
some services to do the study.
Those services, however would
come at some cost to the city, to
consult and review any new proj-
Sapp pointed out that since the
commission had known about the
underground tanks since 2004, the
information should not have been
a shock to anyone.
"I just don't remember it, " said
Gerrity. 'That doesn't mean it has-
n't been discussed."
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Surgeon general honors

local health authorities

News Leader
Florida's first surgeon general
visited Nassau County on Tuesday
to salute local public health offi-
cials and to promote her statewide
Ana M. Viamonte Ros culmi-
nated her visit with an award pres-
entation to the Nassau County
Health Department, and its com-
munity partners, recognizing the
department's completion of Project
Public Health Ready.
The award "reflects the work
the health department did to
improve ourselves," said health
department Director Dr. Eugenia
Ngo-Seidel, adding, "It really rec-
ognizes the achievements, not only
of the health department, but of
the whole community working
together to ensure that our com-
munity's safer and more prepared
for disasters."
Ros, the state's "leading advo-
cate for better health care," has vis-
ited 40 of Florida's 67 counties on
a public health tour known as the "3
Ps Tour." The tour emphasized pre-
vention, preparedness and person-
al responsibility as the tools to
healthier living.
Ros spent the morning at Yulee
Elementary School, where she
observed a childhood obesity pre-
vention program.
"The best part of my job is to go
to the trenches," Ros told the gath-

ering of public health employees,
"to the folks that really matter, and
who we really need to fight for, and
to thank them and to acknowledge
"We're honored to have
Florida's first surgeon general here
to give us this award as a repre-
sentative of the Florida Department
of Health," Ngo-Seidel said. "I can't
think of anyone who would be a
better face or voice for public
Nassau County is one of 16
counties in the state to earn the
"Public Health Ready" national
recognition administered through
the National Association of County
& City Health Officials, the Centers
for Disease Control and the state
Department of Health. The two-
year process required public health
employees and first responders to
receive training in core competen-
cies. The program also required
the completion of an emergency
preparedness plan.
In addition, to demonstrate
response to emergency incidents,
the county's public health staff and
emergency management officials
practiced the execution of the plan
through "full functional exercises"
and simulations, or mock exercis-
es, related to a potential disaster.
"It's been a wonderful partner-
ship," Seidel said. "It's been a chal-
lenging one to make sure we're
meeting national standards."
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Voters back property tax reform

McCain, Clinton top ballot,

News Leader
Nearly half of Nassau County's
registered voters turned out to
vote on an amendment to the
Florida constitution that will limit
property taxes and to vote for their
favorite presidential candidate.
Nassau County voters favored
Amendment 1, the property tax
reform plan, by the same margin
as state voters - 64 percent to 36
percent. A majority of 60 percent of
the voters was required for the
constitutional amendment to
become law.
State Republicans favored U.S.
Sen. John McCain in Tuesday's
presidential preference primary
election, but Nassau County
Republicans preferred former
Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.
State Republicans gave McCain
36 percent of their votes and
Romney 31 percent. Former New
York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who
dropped out the race Wednesday,
received 15 percent; former
Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee got
14 percent; and U.S. Rep. Ron Paul
3 percent.
The Nassau vote:
Romney ~~ 36 percent
McCain ~~ 30 percent
Huckabee ~~ 20 percent
Giuliani ~~ 9 percent
Paul~~ 3 percent
The winner-take-all primary
assures McCain will receive all 57
of Florida's delegates at the GOP
convention in St. Paul, Minn., this
Both Florida and Nassau
County Democrats preferred U.S.

Sen. Hillary Clinton in their pres-
idential primary.
State Democrats gave Clinton
50 percent of the vote, to 33 per-
cent for U.S. Sen. Barack Obama
and 14 percent for former U.S. Sen.
John Edwards, who dropped out of
the race Wednesday.
The Nassau vote:
Clinton ~~ 40 percent
Obama~~ 30 percent
Edwards ~~ 26 percent
The national Democratic Party
has ruled that none of the candi-
dates will receive delegates to the
national convention in Denver this
summer because Florida moved
its primary to January in violation
of party rules.
There were nearly 21,000 votes
cast, or 49 percent of the 42,715
registered voters in Nassau
Complete county vote totals are
available at www.votenassau.com.
State vote totals are available at
The property tax amendment
will provide an additional $25,000
homestead exemption on local
government taxes, but not
school taxes. The homestead
exemption will now be portable if
homeowners move. There will be
a new $25,000 exemption for tan-
gible business property. The annu-
al increase in non-homesteaded
property will be limited to 10 per-
Statewide, the amendment won
the support of 2.6 million voters, or
64 percent, to 1.5 million, or 36
percent, opposed. In Nassau
County, 13,185 voters said Yes,
while 7,477 voted No.


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ters in downtown Fernandina
Beach. Romney led among
Nassau County voters but fin-
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mary election. Right, Wanda
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p.m. Wednesday at the Yulee
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that intersection.
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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2008 NEWS News-Leader

County takes over driver's license office

News Leader
The office of the Nassau County
Tax Collector has assumed respon-
sibility for collecting driver's license
fees. The tax collector now serves
as an "exclusive agent" of the state.
"Half of the tax collectors in the
state already provide the service
for their counties," Tax Collector
John Drew said. "It's new for
Nassau County, not for the state."
The change means expanded
services in Yulee at the 86130
License Road facility that the tax
collector will acquire per Florida
statute. The tax collector will pro-
vide services related to license
plates, tags and titles at that site.
The tax collector is acquiring
the 7,000-square-foot building,
including a five-acre test track, from
the state, "with no cost to the tax-
payers of Nassau County." The
package includes a 35-year lease
"at no charge," Drew said. Contract
negotiations are complete and a
lease pending.
Drew intends to open a satellite
office inside the courthouse on
Centre Street in Fernandina Beach
for driver's license renewal. His
current staff will receive training to
provide the new services. Drew's
long-term goal is to expand driver's
license renewal service to the coun-
ty's West Side.
The tax collector began receiv-
ing driver's license fees effective
Jan. 7, when employees of the

- Department of
Highway Safety
and Motor
' pVehicles official-
ly became tax
collector employ-
322.135 of the
Drew Florida Statutes
permits the state
to "authorize any
or all of the tax collectors in the
several counties of the state .., to
serve as its agent for the provision
of specified driver's license servic-
The statute also permits tax col-
lectors to become exclusive agents
and lease state property. Exclusive
agents serve as full-service driver's
license bureaus, administering
exams and driving tests in addition
to issuing licenses, identification
cards and processing renewals.
The tax collector bears all costs
associated with providing those
services. Drew estimates the oper-
ating expense for his office will be
about $235,000. 'That's a generous
estimate," he said.
The figure includes salaries,
benefits, overhead, such as utili-
ties, and insurance costs, he said.
Drew said his office expects to
generate about $192,000 in rev-
enues from licensing services,
based on state estimates.
Drew, who co-chairs the Florida
Tax Collectors Association Drivers
License Committee with Diane

Nelson of Pinellas County, assumed
the new responsibility ahead of a
proposed bill currently before the
state Legislature.
"I've stepped up to the plate and
agreed to do it early," he said,
explaining, "I was told that if I took
over functions of the driver's license
agency I would receive" the test
track and building on License Road
"at no cost" to county taxpayers.
"If I had waited to see what the
final outcome would be" in the
Legislature, "there was no guaran-
tee that the building would come
with the deal."
When he considered the
prospect of 16-year-olds taking their
driving test on SR 200, he realized,
"That would be very bad for the
safety of the children, the employ-
ees of Nassau County and the gen-
eral driving public," Drew said.
He believes the new legislation
would "make it where there would
not be any unfunded mandates
passed to county tax collectors,"
Drew said
Under the current statute, of
the $20.25 driver's license renewal
fee, $5.25 remains in Nassau
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Music world can be a real zoo

I figure I was around 10 years
old when we discovered that I
have a tin ear. For reasons
known only to her, my moth-
er appropriated her father's
unused violin and decreed that I
was going to learn how to play it.
She somehow found a teacher in
the middle of all of those Indiana
cornfields, and therein passed
one of the more unpleasant years
of my young life.
I was smack-dab in the middle
of my tomboy stage, so Mom
would have to frog-march me
from of the never-ending neigh-
borhood saga Cowboys and
Indians to the quiet corner of my
bedroom where the violin await-
ed my tender ministrations. I
never made the wretched thing
sound any better than an unhap-
py feline, and, according to my
parents' version of it years later, I
strangled that cat at a quarter
note flat.
Fortunately for everyone, we
moved about a year into my vio-
lin career. The instrument and
lessons were mercifully left


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as we settled
into our new
life in
.Virginia. To
this day, I do
S not know
- who was
relieved -
.Cara Curtin me or Mom
and Dad.
All of
CITY these memo-
SIDEBAR ries came fly-
ing back

when I met Dee Stahlcup and
Barbara Zacheis for coffee the
other day.
Our conversation made me
realize that what I'd needed all
those years ago was the
Instrument Zoo. These two
ladies head up this program that
visits every fourth grade in
Nassau County. Its purpose is to
introduce our children to the
wonderful world of music, and
from the sound of it (you should
pardon the expression), the pro-

gram is a rousing success.
Dee laughed as she told me
about one fourth-grader who
hoped he'd have to repeat
the grade so he could come to
the Instrument Zoo again the
next year!
I received a much-needed
refresher on musical instru-
ments as we talked. Barbara
explained that all four families of
instruments - brass, woodwind,
strings and percussion - are dis-
played on tables around the
classroom so the children can
pick them up to examine them
and, ultimately, to play them.
These instruments come
from all over. Sometimes our
school bands give the Zoo instru-
ments that they're retiring, and
sometimes people donate money
so the Zoo can make purchases
to increase its collection. And
every once in a while, local musi-
cians like Warren Hard donate
some of their own instruments
they no longer need. Warren was
a percussionist in Broadway
bands for years, and has gra-

27) g72

ciously passed along some of his
inventory. Dee and Barbara have
made a wonderful connection
with a couple of places in
Jacksonville that repair and
maintain the instruments so each
child can be given a well-working
Dee and Barbara said that
sometimes the classroom
becomes very quiet as the chil-
dren see the instruments; for
many, it's the first time they've
been this close to them, and it's
certainly the first time many of
them have had the opportunity
to pick one up and play it.
Every child is shown how to
hold the instrument, how to
make its moving parts move, and
how to make it make a sound.
Even the most shy or reluctant
child gets caught up in this
musical adventure; Barbara
told me that they've never had a
child refuse to participate, and
they've never had a child misbe-
have - they're all too busy dis-
covering this wonderful new
January and February
are the busy time for the Zoo;
volunteers will visit every
fourth grade in the county dur-
ing these two months - plus host
at least one session devoted to
our home-schooled children.
As you can imagine, the
Instrument Zoo works only
because of these volunteers, and
that's your cue to come on in and
join the fun. You don't have to be
a musician to work with the Zoo;
you'll get the training you need
so you can help the kids put the
right finger on the right button,
key, valve, string or pedal. Now's
the time to call Dee at 277-9678
to donate your time, talent
and/or musical instrument. And,
of course, money is always wel-
I was in high school before I
realized that my body compen-
sated for my tin ear by giving me
a great sense of rhythm.
Unfortunately, girls weren't
drummers back in the Dark
Ages; I sure could have used
the Instrument Zoo to show me
what to do when the rhythm
of everyday life started me tap-
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Finding good,


Perusing through the
women's undergarment
section of Wal-Mart, I
saw a man looking at
them as well. We were both
checking out the cotton, comfy
kind. Why would a guy be shop-
ping for a woman in the more
utilitarian section, rather than to
pick out the
pretty type
for a "gift"?
through my
mind in the
course of
two sec-
Jennifer onds and
Emmons frankly it's
none of my
business, I
SUNNY should be
SIDE UP minding my
He then says, "Excuse me,
this is kind of a silly question,
but do these run in the same
sizes as regular clothes?"
Feeling for him, because
there is nothing normal about
the way underwear are sized. It
is a phenomenon in the clothing
industry that makes absolutely
no sense. This is not sexist, just
fact, that a man trying to figure
it out without a female's help is
taking a huge gamble.
"What size does she wear?"
He replies, "A one or zero."
Working hard to keep my com-
posure - I came out of the
womb bigger than that - my
mind shoots off in another
direction. Why is he looking at
the "uncute" undies if his wife is
so little? She can wear the extra
cute ones.
He went on to say that she
was in the hospital and had
asked him to run home and
pick up some of her personal
effects. "I thought it would be
nice to bring her some new
ones instead."
Awwwwww. A good guy.
There are lots of them out
We look for her size, but
they only go down to a size 3,
which in underwear language is
more like a 5 and once again, I

What's that man doing
looking at 'undies'?

am at a loss, never having
looked for sizes smaller than
He was obviously uneasy
being in the women's section
and said his five-year-old daugh-
ter corrects him all the time,
"Dad, they are panties, not
underwear." I told him it was all
the same to me. With three
boys, we don't often discuss the
nature of what girls call their
underrs" which is what we tend
to call Fruit of the Loom in our
To no avail, we finished our
search for the tee-tiny undies
and he found a saleslady who
led him to the juniors depart-
ment. Oh, now that makes
sense. Apparently, my life expe-
rience hasn't taken me to that
department in many a year.
I couldn't help but think
about the way we quickly judge
others without even meaning to.
Here this thoughtful husband
was trying to do a sweet ges-
ture for his wife and my mind
was wondering what in the
world was he doing.
My fleeting thoughts about
this guy weren't intended to be
judgmental, but I was inadver-
tently judging him, just the
same. The thoughts were not
filled with malice, but shouldn't
I be focusing on my own life
and not why someone else was
shopping for the same thing as
Judgment comes in all
shapes and sizes, in our faces
and behind our backs. No mat-
ter what form it takes, the bite
stings. It's a sneaky little beast
that slips its way into our minds
if we don't remind ourselves to
keep it at bay.
Dig deeper, give folks a
chance. If you seek to find the
good, you probably will.
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Its time for


to do business

We're not surprised that members of
the Nassau County School Board
don't believe that evolution is a fact.
Our local governments haven't
evolved much - they're closer to the Stone Age
than the 21st century.
But we believe even Fred Flintstone would
hear the message that state and local voters are
sending loud and clear to local governments - be
more efficient with our tax dollars, or we'll
deprive you of them.
Nearly two-thirds of Floridians voted to
approve an amendment to the state constitution
Tuesday that limits property tax income for local
governments. The same majority of Nassau
County voters, 64 percent, favored the amend-
Get the message yet?
Expect serious whining from elected and
appointed officials and the usual gamesmanship
from our local bureaucracies. When state law
forced Nassau County to cut its budget modestly,
our libraries promptly eliminated subscriptions to
all magazines and newspapers, cutting a vital
service to their patrons rather than rooting out
If governments want to know how to cut costs,
ask any business owner or manager in this coun-
ty. Every single one is cutting costs because of
the slowing economy. But what business could
survive if it eliminated vital services rather than
tackle other, less visible expenses?
It's not easy, but it can be done.
The budget cutting ahead for the city of
Fernandina Beach and Nassau County will test
the mettle of elected officials and the top man-
agers, City Manager Michael Czymbor and
County Coordinator Ed Sealover. It's up to
Czymbor and Sealover to hold their department
heads accountable, and to make cuts that harm
the public least.
As this new day in local government evolves,
we'll keep our readers apprised of how they do.
Like the school board, we have faith, but we await
the hard facts of local government evolution.


Big appetites
The Pirate wrestling team would like to thank the
owners, management and staff of Barbara Jean's
restaurant for their generous donation of dinner
and service to our team on Tuesday night. We had
a great time eating together, which was made even
better by the fantastic food and attentive service by
the staff. We were made to feel more than welcome
as we came inside with our big appetites and the
same as we left, although without the hunger for any
more food.
We often talk about our team as an extension of
our families and how those families work for and
with each other. Thank you for showing us that
this extension also reaches out to the community as
well. That support is the latest act of generosity
and caring by our community for our young men.
We are preparing for our big district tournament.
Thanks to Barbara Jean's we are better able to
understand that we are not alone in our efforts nor
will we be alone in our triumphs. They have helped
teach these young men a valuable lesson.
Mark Durr for the Pirate wrestling team,
coaches and mat girls

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Our kids are voted off the island

across the border in South Georgia, all
I ever wanted to do was live here in
Fernandina. My family was here all the
time. My dad even considered a job transfer here.
We kids were upset when it didn't happen.
During my years growing up and in the military
and even beyond college a few years, all I could
think was that some day I'd make it back here to
live. My heart has always been in this town and on
this beach. I'm as in love with it as I was the first
time I remember playing in the surf in front of our
$25 a week rental cottage. That same heart breaks
every time I see what's happening here.
My kids, young adults just finishing college and
starting families and careers, would also like to live
here. Yours probably would, too. Mine mostly grew
up playing on the same beach that took my breath
away more than 50 years ago. They'd like to give
their kids that special gift. Unfortunately, it'll proba-
bly never happen.
It's a damn shame and a sin.
Greed, mismanagement and skulduggery have
conspired to rob my kids and most of your kids of
the chance to stay home or come back home. If you
think I'm rash to throw around words like skuldug-
gery, look around. Better yet, sniff around. The
stink in the air here ain't always the paper mill.
It should anger you that kids whose families
have been here for generations have to live "across

the bridge" these days to
make ends meet. And even
that's getting dicey. Think
about it. The great-great-
grandchildren, great-grand-
children, grandchildren and
children of the many families
A w who put their sweat equity
into this little island for so
many years and helped make
it what it is are literally being
shown the door. How's that
Joe Palmer for gratitude?
. ... . - Increasingly, people who
can afford to live here buy up
CUP OF all the real estate they can get
JOE their hands on, level the exist-
ing mom and pop homes,
build monuments to their yuppie or privileged egos
and don't care a whit about calling Fernandina
Beach home. Their houses sit empty month after
month. Some are occupied only a couple of weeks a
I don't have a problem with people owning vaca-
tion homes. It's the kind of people doing it these
days that bother me. Our knucklehead county and
city officials and local taxing authorities hold the
door open wide for the rootless, moneyed investor
types and chase off the regular residents and busi-
ness owners with property taxes that ought to be

considered felonious.
Say you own a shop. Last year, you paid five
grand in property taxes. This year, you get slammed
with a $5,000 increase. It doesn't take an accountant
to figure out that unless your revenue stream more
than doubled this year - which it probably didn't -
you're already in the hole through no fault of your
own. And what are you getting for this punishment?
Can't think of a doggone thing, can you? Me either.
What if you own a restaurant? You struggle to
build a business and customers. If you own the
building, you get whacked with a massive property
tax increase every year. If you rent, the landlord
gets whacked and passes the burden to you. How
much fried shrimp do you have to sell the next year
just to offset the tax increase? How long can you do
it before you go into the hot grease with the shrimp?
But you see, down on the waterfront, they don't
have those kinds of woes. The bassackward brain
trust down at City Hall doesn't lose much sleep over
allowing some to ride practically free while every-
one else has to pedal their butts off just to keep
I still call this home. I wish my kids could. It's
If home is where the heart is, this town needs a
Joe Palmer ofFernandina Beach writes regularly
for the News-Leader E-mail him at treysurf@com-

Get real, Historic District Council. The proposal to
give special tax credits to homes in the historic district
for making improvements is ludicrous and unfair to the
rest of us property taxpayers. The answer as to what
materials can be used on historical homes and build-
ings is simple. The product used should not change the
"character" of the home. Cement siding destroys the
integrity of historic homes no more than electricity,
indoor plumbing and toilets, city water, insulated glass,
modern-day locks and door handles, composite roof-
ing, electric door bells and so on. It's more about how
substitute materials are applied than the materials
Terry Jones
Fernandina Beach

Perhaps television can help build better readers!
I attended the recent free "Families Building Better
Readers Parent Workshop" presented by Nassau
County Schools and the Florida Department of
Education at Yulee Primary School. An excellent work-
shop - I'd give them an "A-plus"! The two hours went
too fast.
I got a number of ideas, but the one I want to share
is the easiest tool for helping children read better. It
doesn't cost time or money. Turn on the closed caption
for hearing-impaired feature on your television set.
For younger children who are not yet fluent in reading,
keep the sound on. For older, more fluent readers,
turn off the sound. Too simple? Try it - when your chil-
dren are watching that (hopefully) quality television.
Maybe we can increase the average five minutes per
night reading to three hours.
Robert J. Healey
Fernandina Beach

Amelia Arts Academy
I am frequently asked, "Just what is the Amelia
Arts Academy? Are you like the Chamber Music
Festival or ARIAS or what?" May I have just a small cor-
ner of the page to say that we, as all community schools
of the arts, emphasize the use of practicing artists as
teachers to provide high quality arts instruction, encour-
age access regardless of age and socioeconomic status
and sit firmly rooted in a strong social commitment to
the community.
The Academy specializes in high quality arts edu-
cation and typically goes "deep" rather than "broad."
They focus less on the presentation of the art form-cen-
tral to many organizations - and more on developing
a student's proficiency in the art form. Young or old,
novice or professional, Academy classes serve stu-
dents of all ages and levels of ability. Some classes
cater to parents with young children, others serve
school-aged students and still others invite adults of all
ages to continue to learn and grow in the arts. The
Academy is also committed to providing access to
those who could not otherwise afford lessons.
The Academy frequently collaborates with other
community organizations to include people with little
access to arts experiences, including seniors, those with
few opportunities and those with disabilities such as
clients at Head Start, ARC, "329 Place," and Nassau
County Council on Aging. The Academy is and can be
an attractive partner to housing, youth and other social
service organizations (several summers have seen
summer camps with Police Athletic League and the
"Art-in-Action" art classes in some public schools).


The Academy does not discriminate on the basis of
race, religion, color or national and ethnic origin, and
admits all interested persons, regardless of artistic
aptitude or ability to pay.
The Academy does not grant degrees, thus distin-
guishing itself from other schools and higher education
There is so much more about the Amelia Arts
Academy, which may be learned by stopping by the
Peck Community Center where the studios, rehears-
al spaces and offices are located.
The Academy is in its 16th season and is support-
ed by resources earned from lessons, by grants and by
fundraising events including the annual fund drive.
The support of the community has been overwhelm-
ing and we are grateful. Thank you for allowing me to
present this overview of the Amelia Arts Academy
with its vibrant resources and its potential benefits to
this community.
Richard A. Dickson, Executive Director
Amelia Arts Academy

'Comic opera' on AA
The prevailing attitude of the Nassau County
Commissioners concerning development impacting
upon A1A capacity must be changed.
The county commissioners agree that they made
poor decisions in the past regarding this issue, but
based upon a reading by the county attorney, they
believe that those prior poor decisions represent prece-
dence and therefore must be followed in the future
("County policy creates risk on A1A," Jan. 30). Even
when the commissioners acknowledge that by main-
taining their old positions that they are violating exist-
ing state and county law regarding capacity.
The specific issue at hand right now concerns a
stretch of AIA (from Nassauville Road to Shave bridge),
which is currently 117 percent of acceptable capacity.
Yet the commissioners see no way they can avoid
approving additional development along that stretch of
highway - in spite of that over-capacity - because of past
interpretation of the law.
Is this a comic opera we are watching? It defies all


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distemper outbreak was highlighted which begin I
required the euthanasia of several dogs in order the ey(
to control the outbreak. Subsequently, veterinari- develop
ans have fielded a slew of calls from dog owners who from d
were convinced their dogs were casualties of the this di,
disease. Hopefully, this will help clarify the pre- other (
patent period (the time from exposure to the virus _ cough,
till clinical symptoms become apparent); the symp- respire
toms to watch for; and what you can do to prevent temper
your dog from contracting this potentially fatal ill- Sealover neurol
ness. cord/b
Distemper is a viral disease caused by an RNA can fol
virus from the family of paramyxoviruses. It is high- pathways:
ly contagious and is spread via all forms of body * The animal mounts a
excrements, but most transmission occurs through response and clears the in
respiratory secretions. The virus is very unstable * The animal succumb
outside of the host and can be easily killed by sun- (neurological symptoms in
light, most detergents, soaps and alkalinizing agents. dies.
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the virus cannot live without fresh secretions; it is chronic progressive neuro
inactivated in minutes outside the living host's body. gets older, such as Parkins
Minimal disinfection is necessary to kill the virus. As to walk, and eventually ma
such, the majority of animals kept in a family home seizures that may require
environment are at little risk of contracting this nized.
virus. Most cases of distemper are seen in dogs from Because this infection 1
pet stores, kennels, animal shelters and rescue facili- point and no one knows fo
ties. of the woods, it is almost ii
The time it takes for an animal to be exposed to nosis in a living animal. Be
the virus and then begin to show clinical symptoms a clinical diagnosis, which

One approach to making the county commissioners
see some sense just might be for our Fernandina Beach
Commissioners, preferably officially as a group, to
take a stand and place pressure upon their Nassau
County friends.
We elect our city commissioners to protect our
interests as citizens of Fernandina Beach. Protection
of our safety is their most important duty. The situa-
tion regarding AIA traffic and capacity should be at the
top of their list of safety concerns.
Outside the city limits? Yes, but definitely and seri-
ously affecting city residents in a strong and negative
Will our city commissioners step up and confront
this extremely important challenge, or will they pas-
sively aid and abet the county's unfortunate and con-
tinuing actions?
Jim Powers
Fernandina Beach

Awomans place
I cannot express how thankful I was to read Roy
Stafford's view titled "Angry white women" (Jan. 30).
I do not wish to speak for the black population that Mr.
Stafford alludes to in his essay, but I am sure they are
all waking from their slumber, overjoyed that Roy
Stafford has attempted to educate African-Americans
on their history from the Jim Crow laws to present. I
am sure they are stunned to find out how horrible
things have transpired since the days of slavery and
segregation. I am even more embarrassed that it
appears my gender may be the root cause (or maybe
just the Clintons). I was happy that Clarence Thomas
was mentioned because you don't hear much of him
lately. He has always been a true advocate for women,
although I was shocked to hear he was black (I had-
n't noticed).
It is a good thing we have white men like Roy
Stafford to tell us our place in this world and to show
us the silliness of our ways. In response, I vow to be
less angry and more wary of those conspiring Clintons.
Erin Pozzetta
Fernandina Beach

nal distemper

to three weeks. They
by having discharge from
es and nose and will also
p a cough that progresses
ry to moist. At this stage,
sease can look like several
diseases such as "kennel
," and various other upper
atory infections. The dis-
r virus will then spread to
ogical tissue (spinal
)rain) and dogs infected
allow one of three clinical

n adequate immune
fections. This is very rare.
s to the encephalomyelitis
including seizures) and

o recover but develops
'logical symptoms as it
son-like tremors, inability
ay suffer from intractable
the animal to be eutha-

has a poorly defined end-
r sure if the animal is out
impossible to confirm diag-
ecause of this, distemper is
means that rather than

confirming infection with a test that is negative or
positive, the veterinarian must look at the whole pic-
ture: what symptoms are there, is the history typical,
etc. The virus itself remains elusive so that positive
result are meaningful in confirming infection, but
negative tests do not rule it out. The most effective
means of confirming the canine distemper virus
infection is post-mortem examination (tissue sam-
ples from a dog that has died from suspected distem-
per will yield the visualization of the virus in suscep-
tible cells).
The good news is that regularly vaccinated dogs
are adequately protected against this virus. Dogs
should be vaccinated by a licensed veterinarian. The
best way to help ensure that your dog is safe from
this potentially lethal disease is to make sure that
your pet is up to date with its yearly distemper vac-
cine. Keep your animal in a clean, well-ventilated
area, and make sure that any puppies brought into
your household have come from a clean, well-man-
aged environment, and that the mother has been
vaccinated. Begin vaccines at eight weeks to pro-
mote antibody production (earlier vaccination could
potentially neutralize the protection of the mother's
antibodies). Puppies will need two vaccines approxi-
mately three weeks apart before they will have ade-
quate antibody levels to protect them from disease.
So during this time, keep puppies close to home and
avoid any environments that have large populations
of dogs present at any one time.







Slovenia a wonderland for hikers

I have the travel itch. So when my sister,
the intrepid traveler, called with an invita-
tion, I was ready.
"How about hiking in Slovenia in May?"
came the challenge.
I was quick to say yes, but then quickly
peppered her with questions. Where on
earth was Slovenia and what specifically did
the hiking part of the trip require?
She was quick to fill in the blanks.
Slovenia is the size of New Jersey, just north
of Italy and bordered by Italy, Austria,
Hungary and Croatia. It is home to the
Julian Alps and a hiker's wonderland. To
quote the brochure:
'The alpine gem of Slovenia, one of
Europe's best-kept secrets, is a land of
majestic snow-capped mountains, glacier-
carved valleys, fairytale villages and
Venetian ports along the blue Adriatic. Its
tiny capital, stunning Ljubljana, is one of
Europe's most charming cities, nestled
below a hilltop castle. Our adventure in
Slovenia has it all, from glorious hikes in the
alpine world below the snow-capped Julian
Alps to exploration of charming mountain
towns, including Kobarid, immortalized in
Hemingway's classic novel, A Farewell to
Arms. On the sun-splashed Adriatic Coast,

Dickie Anderson


the Renaissance-era
port of Piran beckons
us with its
labyrinthine streets
and waterfront caf6s.
Join us to discover
Slovenia, an enchanti-
ng and untouched
corner of Europe with
a welcoming culture
and world-class hik-
What's not to love?
Maybe the hiking.
My sister, a seasoned
hiker, is quick to tell
me not to worry. The
Big Guy and I like to

bike and walk, but nothing we do is even
close to hiking. Hiking implies altitude as
well as distance. When did you last see a hill
in Florida? The closest thing to a hill in our
neighborhood is the arching bridge that
crosses the Intracoastal Waterway. Not too
picturesque or safe.
When challenged and traveling what
does one do? Invest in gear, of course. First
purchase, for me, had to be new hiking
boots. I abandoned my favorite well-sea-

soned boots on my last adventure in South
Africa. After several slips, our guide looked
at the bottom of my boots and pointed out
that the treads were completely worn off. It
was tough to leave the boots that had car-
ried me to the bottom of the Grand Canyon,
across England and on hikes in the
Canadian Rockies. We had been through a
lot together.
So I am training. Pulling on my new
boots, I join the Big Guy for a walk each
morning. Added to that is a commitment to
the elliptical trainer and yoga.
So I am working on getting the body in
some kind of shape, but another challenge is
to learn about the amazing part of the world
where we will be traveling. I am a frequent
flyer on Amazon.com and busy ordering
books to get me up to speed on Slovenia and
its incredible history.
What about the Big Guy? The Big Guy
loves travel, especially when he doesn't have
to do it. No long flights in seats not made for
a big guy or visiting a country he has never
heard of. No golf courses? He'll wait for the
next travel op.

Dickie Anderson is a local writer Check
out her website: www.dickieanderson.com.

GA rocks for free, clean drinking water abroad

A first for me to write about was the
"GA," girls' organization "Rock-A-Thon" at
Gray Gables First Baptist Church Jan. 24 to
benefit "Pure Water, Pure Love Fund." This
is a practical, tangible way WMU can funnel
love and support to missionaries. The goal
of this ministry is to provide missionaries
and the people they serve with clean drink-
ing water, free from disease-causing
microorganisms, at no cost to them.
Jan. 6 message of Pastor Mark Tuso:
'The Day is Coming," First Thessalonians
5:1-11. "We must live faithfully and expec-
tantly in anticipation of future judgment.
Paul's instructions reveal all three precau-
tions that everybody must take in light of
the coming judgment: Avoid the nice lie, vs.
1-3; avoid the night life, vs. 4-8; and avoid the
normal laziness, vs. 9-11.
Sunday at 6 p.m. is discipleship training
'The Big Picture Bible Study," Old
Testament, led by Brother Mark, Bob
Burgess and Tracy Sweat.
Jason Gray, minister to students at
Springhill, reflects on his work and what we
call New Year's resolutions: "We make bold
promises that we break very quickly. This
year I have resolved to lose some weight
and to train to run a marathon. Will I do it? I
hope so. I am committed to doing both. Are
the chances high I will slack off and not do
them? Unfortunately, yes. Through scripture
we are reminded of the need of commit-
ment. Sadly, through, we are, by nature, peo-
ple who break commitments and break
promises. This is a tough reality to come to
"As I thought more about it, I realized
that this is just a reminder of our need for
Christ. We make promises that we never
keep to people and to God! If we were able
to rely on our ability, our perseverance, our
own sheer will power, we would not be in
need of God. We need Him if we are ever
going to keep commitments, because He is
the only promise keeper. When you fall
short of your resolution, remember that this
shows us our inability before God and
reminds us our utter dependency on him."
The Rev. Jeff Overton, senior pastor of
First Baptist Church, Fernandina Beach,
remarked: 'Today, Jan. 13, I feel led to share
a message on Heaven. It is part of our 'Be
Biblical' series. Many people have their own
ideas about what Heaven is like and who will

be there. Today, we will
share what God's Word
has to say on the topic
and give an opportunity
for each of us to make
sure that we have made
our reservations for
that glorious place.
There are two things I
know in my heart for
Hilda sure: Heaven exists
Higginbotham and this is not it. I pray
that God will allow you
. .. . to see just a small
HILDA'S glimpse of this glorious
HEARABOUTS place. Thanks for join-
ing us for worship."
First Baptist Good-Timers met at the
church Jan. 17 with Chairman Larry
Williams welcoming everyone.
Thelma Lewis opened with a devotional
on the power of God, followed with prayer
by Royce Lawhorne. Larry introduced Berte
McKenzie as a first-time visitor. Myra
Swinson shared some upcoming trips the
travel committee has been planning for early
spring and summer. On Feb. 14, we will trav-
el to Hilliard First Baptist for the Northeast
Florida Baptist Association luncheon. After
the blessing, everyone enjoyed potato soup,
chicken salad sandwiches and banana pud-
The .i. i. ..... I group met at the lovely
home of Karrin Johnson Jan. 24. They were
making Valentines for the college students
and shut-ins. They enjoyed great food and
fellowship also.
First Baptist Church outreach: Visitation
is in full swing Mondays at 6:30 p.m. and
faith training begins Feb. 4. For information,
contact Jeff Whitaker or the church.
The Hazel Allen Circle Group met Jan. 8
at First Baptist Church. Following their pro-
gram, they enjoyed a covered dish lunch-
eon. Their speaker was Deacon Mike
Branch. He spoke about past trips to
Honduras and the work they do there.
Another medical group has plans to go again
soon. George and Dee Dee Johns always
have the welcome mat out for church
groups to visit and do many mission jobs
The First Presbyterian Church is begin-
ning its 150th year of ministry. This signifi-
cant milestone is a wonderful time to give

thanks for our historic past and to look for-
ward to the future ministry God has in store
for us. Our weekend celebration will begin
May 17 with an all-church picnic and old-
fashioned hymn sing, followed by our regu-
lar Sunday worship service schedule May
18. Invitations to join us in celebration will
be sent to former pastors, their families and
other invited guests.
The theme for our celebration will be
"Blessings." In the late 1800s, a shelter
called Baraca was established by our church
to help the sick and homeless. The Baraca
was located behind our sanctuary, and it
served an important community need.
Baraca means blessings in Hebrew.
During this New Year, there will be
opportunities for our church family to learn
of our history, to reflect and share our past
and to join others in thankful celebrations.
As we begin this journey into our past, you
will find that our blessings are indeed abun-
Events at First Baptist Church Callahan,
where Dr. Lynn Hyatt is their longtime pas-
tor: Jan. 20 was a Bible presentation of first
and second grade children. A party was held
in the Family Life Center following the serv-
ice. Brother Lynn wanted to present them
with the most important book they will ever
read. Wednesday night discipleship class:
"How to avoid marrying a jerk or jerkette."
The way to follow your heart without losing
your mind taught by Bro. Doug Hodges,
Room C202. I'ii',-p, , 1, .1 Class
Boundaries," Sundays at 5 p.m. taught by
Bro. Hodges, Room A114. Need to know
when to say no and when to say yes? This
could be the class for you!
The Martins will be in concert Feb. 29 at
7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 the
day of the concert. Purchase tickets in
church office weekdays.
Here it is - 2008! I hope all of you had a
very merry Christmas and will have a
blessed New Year! Let me suggest a few
New Year's resolutions: Pray that we don't
put Jesus back in the closet with the rest of
the decorations and leave him there until
Easter when we bring Him out again with
our new Easter clothes; pray that all the
peace, love and joy that we felt during the
Christmas season will continue throughout

HILDA Continued on 9A

Tina Marie Scrudato of
Amelia Island and Capt. Robert
James Allen of Beaufort, S.C.,
will be married at 5 p.m. July 26,
2008, in a private ceremony at
the Golf Club of Amelia Island
with retired Judge Robert
Williams officiating the ceremo-
ny. The reception will follow at 6
The bride-elect is the daugh-
ter of Andrew and Grace Lipman
of Amelia Island.
The groom-elect is the son of
Kelly and Sherry Allen of
Westminster, Md.

Miss Scrudato, Mr. Allen


* Susan and Donnie Hodges
of St. Marys, Ga., announce the
birth of a daughter, Emma Reann
Hodges, born at 10:12 p.m. Jan.
3, 2008, in St. Marys, Ga. The
baby weighed 8 pounds 12
ounces and measured 20 3/4
inches in length.
The paternal grandparents
are Donald Hodges of
Macclenny and Mark Phenneger
and the late Janice Lane of St.
Marys, Ga.
Maternal grandparents are
Tommy and the late June
Beasley of Fernandina Beach.

* Christopher and Christine
Easterling of Fernandina Beach

announce the birth of twin
daughters, Elizabeth Anne and
Emily Catherine, born Dec. 6,
2007, in Jacksonville. Elizabeth
Anne weighed 4 pounds 11
ounces and measured 17 1/4
inches in length. Emily
Catherine weighed 5 pounds 5
ounces and measured 19 inches
in length.
Paternal grandparents are
Wayne and Sue Easterling of
Kingsland, Ga.
Maternal grandparents are
John and Mary Soller of
Fernandina Beach.
Great-grandparents are
Clayton and Ruby Easterling of
Kingsland, Ga.


* Lawrence Vaughn Thomas Rev. Nancee Martin-Coffey and
Coffey of Fernandina Beach has Michael Coffey.
been named to the dean's list at The University of the South,
the University of the South for popularly known as Sewanee, is
the Advent 2007 term. To earn a an independent liberal arts col-
place on the dean's list, a student lege located in Sewanee, Tenn.,
must earn a minimum grade and owned by 28 Southeastern
point average of 3.625 on a 4.0 dioceses of the Episcopal
scale. Coffey is the son of The Church.


* Serenity Beach House
offers transitional housing for
women who choose to live a
clean and sober lifestyle. Meet-
ings are at 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Call 277-6710 or 415-1440 for
location; visit www.serenitybeach
house.com; or e-mail serenity
* Drug addiction can leave an
individual feeling helpless and
out of control, especially for fami-
ly and friends of an addict.
Narconon Arrowhead offers free
counseling, assessments and
referrals to rehabilitation centers
by calling 1-800-468-6933 or by
visiting www.stopaddiction.com.
* For people who struggle to
lose weight, Take Off Pounds
Sensibly meets at 5 p.m. Mon-
days in the community room of
the Fernandina Beach Police
Department on Lime Street. Call
Loretta Clark at 261-4041.
* The Nassau County
Veterans' Service Office at the
Nassau County Judicial Annex in
Yulee serves veterans and the
surviving spouses of veterans.
For information, call John E

Martin at 548-4670 or e-mail
Hours are Monday through
Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and
Friday 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
*Pregnant women, women
with dependent children and/or
women attempting to regain cus-
tody of their children are offered
a multitude of services through
Sutton Place Behavioral Health,
Inc. Substance abuse services
are provided at no cost. Psychia-
tric services are offered on a slid-
ing fee scale and Medicaid and
other insurances are accepted.
Assistance is also offered in
areas of legal, literacy and educa-
tional, food and clothing and
A women's group meets from
10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday and from
6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday; a
women's empowerment group
meets from 3-4 p.m. Thursday;
and parenting classes are from 6-
7 p.m. Tuesday. Free child care
is provided.
Call Katrina Robinson-
Wheeler at 491-2001 ext. 441 for
an appointment.

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2008/News-Leader

Making change for God because obedience is better than sacrifice

Streams of people began making
their way to the front. With offer-
ing envelopes in their hands and
joyful music playing, they smiled
and greeted one another as they dropped
their gifts into the large basket.
Everyone seemed so sincere and
enthusiastic at the opportunity to give;
except for me that is. I was in a real
battle. With my head hung down and
my hands gripping the chair in front
of me, I found myself wrestling with
The minister had just finished giving
us a wonderful exhortation about the
privilege of partnering with God in the
building of His Kingdom.
"Just ask God what He wants you to
give," the minister had said, "and then

simply obey Him,
nothing more noth-
ing less."
That part seemed
simple enough to
me. My problem
began, however,
when I went to my
wallet to pull out the
amount I felt like
Rob God wanted me to
Goyette give. "Five dollars" is
what I believe the
". Lord had spoken to
PULPIT my heart, which, by
NOTES the way, made per-
fect sense being that
I only had a few dollars with me.
As I stared down into my open bill-

fold, it became clear I had a problem. All
I had was a $1 and a $10 bill. "That must
not have been God speaking to me," I
remember thinking, but somehow deep
inside I knew it was. It was then that the
next set of thoughts came bubbling up in
my heart. Though I've misinterpreted
God's thoughts on many occasions, deep
in the pit of my belly I knew it was Him
talking to me.
"I want you to go forward and make
change from the basket," I heard Him
"Do what?" I remember thinking as I
challenged the thought.
"That's right, take the $10 bill and
make change so you can give me five."
"I'd rather just go ahead and put it all
in," I responded, as I continued gripping

the chair in front of me. "Surely $11 will
be a lot better in the offering than five," I
reasoned. But somehow, God didn't
seem to agree.
After a few minutes of pushing the
issue back and forth, I finally stepped out
into the aisle and made my way to the
front. I'm sad to report that my own
pride and concern about what people
would think about me if they saw me dig-
ging around in the offering basket, kept
me from obeying God. As I walked back
to my seat having given all that I had in
my wallet, I knew that I had not given
God what He was really after. Though
very grieved in my heart, that day I
learned an important lesson that I've
never forgotten.
God does not need our money. As a

matter of fact, He owns everything. The
truth is what He's really after is us. Our
obedience is a lot more valuable than all
our sacrifices. I'm absolutely convinced
that it's God's desire to share everything
He has with us. The problem, however,
seems to be that if we're more con-
cerned about pleasing men than we are
God, we can't really be trusted with all
that He wants to give to us. Though He
loves us either way, obedience is far bet-
ter than sacrifice. (lSam.15:22)
While it's true that giving financially to
the work of God is extremely important,
it's not ultimately what God is looking for.
He's after our hearts!
Robert L. Goyette is pastor of Living
Waters World Outreach Center E-mail him
at rgoy@livingwatersoutreach.org.


Barbecue fundraiser
The Miracle Faith Church of
God, located at 87688 Roses Bluff
Road, Yulee, will be selling barbe-
cue and fish dinners from 11 a.m.
until 5 p.m. today. For more infor-
mation, to place an order or for
delivery, call the church at 548-
8356, Sister Green at 261-7374,
Sister Franklin at 548-0046 or the
Rev. Franklin at (352) 348-8141.
Gospel performance
North Jacksonville Baptist
Church, 8531 N. Main St., Jack-
sonville, presents popular South-
ern gospel recording artist Ivan
Parker at 7 p.m. tonight. Joining
Parker will be The Greenes, The
Kingdom Heirs and Calvary's
Voice. Call (904) 757-3000.
Gospel sing
Old Kings Road Baptist
Church at 7134 Old Kings Road in
Jacksonville will hold a Gospel
Sing at 7:30 p.m. tonight featuring
Dave and Sherry from Taylor. For
directions call (904) 305-4309.
'Ancient Paths'
Living Waters World Outreach
Center will host an Ancient Paths
seminar on empowering relation-
ships from 6:30-10 p.m. tonight
and again on Feb. 2 from 9 a.m.-6
p.m. Facilitator Craig Hill teaches
how to communicate on a rela-
tional level versus a topical level
in a ministry designed to identify
root causes and bring lasting
change to your life, marriage and
family. Cost is $99 per couple and
$55 per individual, if space is still
available. Call Vicki Cooper at
'Essence of Love'
Pastor Harry Johnson and the
Solid Rock Church of God by
Faith at 86136 Palm Tree Drive in
Yulee invite the community to
"Celebrate the Essence of Love"
in February.

Events kick off with a
Fellowship dinner honoring Silver
Seniors at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1. The
Real Men Love Jesus fellowship
and dinner is at 6 p.m. Feb. 2. For
more information call Deacon
Erving Gilyard at (904) 874-1947.
A Youth for Christ ministry
revival and conference is Feb. 8-
10. Guest speaker is Felicia
Campbell at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8; con-
tinental breakfast and lunch are at
10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Feb. 9. Guest
speaker is Elder Vincent Camp-
bell at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 10. For
information contact Dr. Raquel
Foxworth at (904) 412-3068.
The For the Sake of Love
Banquet will be held at 7 p.m.
Feb. 16 at the Haskell Building,
111 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville.
Ticket donation is $30. For infor-
mation contact Deacon Maurice
Sims at (904) 874-5376.
The Women in Love with Jesus
Conference is at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22.
Guest speaker is Sister Leonia
"Mel" Tyler at the Church of the
Nazarene, US 17 North, Yulee.
Conference registration fee is $30.
For information contact Sister
Star Pollard at (904) 583-2488.
Prayer breakfast
A Women's Prayer Breakfast,
open to all women of the commu-
nity, will be held at 8:30 a.m. on
Feb. 2 in the fellowship hall at
Memorial United Methodist
Church. The Rev. Jim Tippins,
chaplain of Baptist Medical
Center Nassau, will lead the pro-
gram. The menu is "Egg Strata"
with ham and cheese and tickets
are $6. Call 261-5215.
New class
First Presbyterian Church is
offering a new members class
beginning Feb. 3 and continuing
through Feb. 24. This class for
new and prospective members
will be led by pastor Dr. Siegling
in the church office at 9:50 a.m.
Enjoy an informal gathering to

explore Presbyterian beliefs and
who we are at First Presbyterian
Church. Child care is available in
the nursery and Sunday School
classes for all ages take place at
the same hour. Call the church
office at 261-3837 to reserve your
The Faith And Friends Adult
Sunday School Class will begin a
study of the book of John on Feb.
3 at 9:50 a.m. in the classroom
located in the educational wing
behind the Sanctuary. Call the
church office for additional infor-
mation at 261-3837.
Lenten music
The Amelia Plantation Chapel
will feature organist Peter Deane
playing hymns and music for
meditation during Lent on
Wednesday Feb. 13, 20 and 27
and March 5, 12 and 19, from
noon to 12:30 p.m.
Ash Wednesday service will be
at 4 p.m. on Feb. 6 and Maundy
Thursday with Holy Communion
will be at 5 p.m. on March 20. All
are invited, located at 36 Bowman
Road outside the Amelia Island
'Faith Cafe'
Faith Cafe is coming to First
Presbyterian starting Feb. 10 for
young adults (under age 45). Be a
part of an open, welcoming envi-
ronment that promotes and nur-
tures community, spiritual
growth, authenticity and service.
Call the church office at 261-3837
for more information or to
reserve your cup and curriculum.
Rummage sale
St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Youth will host a "Huge
Rummage Sale" from 8 a.m.-3
p.m. Feb. 9 in the Parish Hall.
Clothing, furniture, appliances,
artwork, collectibles, bedding,
books and more will be for sale.
Contact Brian Moody at 261-4293,
ext. 17, or e-mail

Proceeds will benefit the Youth
Scholarship Fund and outreach
Valentine's breakfast
The United Methodist Men's
group is sponsoring a Valentines
breakfast on Feb. 9 in Maxwell
Hall from 9-10:30 a.m.
The men will be serving the
ladies. For tickets call Bill Scheff
at 261-3575. Proceeds benefit
breast cancer research.
On Feb. 10 at 4 p.m., First
Baptist Church of Fernandina
Beach, 416 Alachua St., will hold
an information meeting to go over
the details of the upcoming "48-
Days To The Work You Love
Workshop." This is a six-week
workshop to help participants dis-
cover how society has led them
astray relating to their work.
For information contact Alan
Thomas at (904) 891-9787.

HILDA Continued from 8A
the year; pray that we will make a
commitment to serve God by being
faithful to His church and Sunday
school; spend quiet time with God
everyday! If we keep all these res-
olutions, we will surely have a
blessed New Year!
The Children's Committee is
preparing for two camps this sum-
mer. If your child is planning to
attend, please let me know as soon
as possible so we will have some
idea as to how much camp will cost
and how many spaces we have to
fill. God bless, Mrs. Weezie.
From Pastor Brett Opalinski of
Memorial United Methodist
Church: "What to expect in the year
ahead? It is always important to
ask where we are going in life. In
discipleship, in our work in church,
what are we aiming for? Where do

Divorce help
DivorceCare is a 13-week sup-
port group and seminar for people
who are experiencing separation
and divorce. Each session fea-
tures videotapes with nationally
recognized experts on divorce
and recovery topics.
This is a nondenominational
group, open to all persons and
participation by non-church mem-
bers is encouraged. A new group
will start on Feb. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at
Amelia Baptist Church, 961167
Buccaneer Trail. For information,
call Dave Parker at 261-9527.

Presbyterian Men
The Presbyterian Men are
throwing caution to the wind and
meeting on Feb. 14 for a catered
dinner in Jim Thomas Hall with
special guest speaker Leonard
Wood from the governing board
of the St. Johns River
Management District. Make
reservations at 261-3837 by Feb.

we want to be at this time next
year? If we ask these questions
now, at the beginning of the New
Year, it will help us to prioritize our
lives and make sure we are moving
towards that goal. Many of us make
New Year's resolutions each
January. The problem with these
resolutions, though, is that they
often become simply wishes and,
by the end of January, they are
gone. I prefer to look instead at
goals; things that we can work
towards day in and day out in the
year ahead. Some of the following
are my goals for church ministry in
2008: Our top priority will be hon-
oring God in all that we say and
do; we will live out our ministry,
fulfill our mission statement, with
excellence; we will give God our
best. We will spend this year focus-
ing on three important aspects of
our church life: Radical hospitality,

12. Cost is $10 per person.
St. Peter's celebration
As part St. Peter's 150th
anniversary celebration, the com-
munity is invited to a weekend
encounter with "Peter, Disciple
and Apostle," Feb. 15-17, led by
the Rev. Brian Suntken, rector of
Christ Church, Hudson, Ohio.
Events kick off with a potluck
supper and introduction to "Peter,
Disciple and Apostle" from 5:30-
8:15 p.m. Feb. 15. "Who Do You
Say I Am? Reflections on the life
of Peter, Disciple and Apostle," is
from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 16. From
10:10-11 a.m. Feb. 17 is "Peter, Do
You Love Me? Feed my Sheep?" -
concluding thoughts on "Peter,
Disciple and Apostle." Suntken
will also be the guest preacher at
the 7:30, 8:45 and 11:15 a.m. serv-
Infant and toddler care will be
provided. Call Kristina Smith at
261-4293, ext. 15, or e-mail

passionate worship and service; we
will find new ways to reach out to
people in our community who do
not have a church family; new ways
of advertising and outreach. That
we will continue to develop strong
and committed lay leadership. That
we will claim and grow in our
unique Methodist traditions; we
will participate with the grace of
God by increasing personal prayer
and devotion and by reaching out in
service to others.
"I believe that God is already
working in our church in powerful
ways. I want to be a part of what
God is doing. May we open to
God's guidance and leading in 2008
and if we are faithful, God will be
able to use Memorial United
Methodist Church as a tool for his
Kingdom. Happy New Year!"
"May our Great Heavenly
Father continue to watch over us


Where the Bible is the Authority, Christ
is the head of the church, and the
members are simply Christian.
Meets at the YMCA 10:00 a.m.-Worship
1915 Citrona Dr. 11:00 a.m.-Sunday Sch.
For More Information, Call
George Williams at (904) 277-9675

Rev. Ray Ramsburg, Pastor
--- Every Sunday ---
Traditional Worship: 8AM & 11AM
Contemporary Praise: 9:30AM
Children's Sunday School: 9:30AM
Nursery provided at all services
--- First Sunday Each Month ---
Healing Prayer: 6PM
Across from Fort Clinch State Park


86003 Christian Way(Yulee Methodist Church)
iYulee, Florida
Telephone 904.335.7642
Please join us on Sunday, Bible Study at 6pm
Worship & Lord's Supper at 7 pm,
Fellowship 7:45 to 8:15
Come for one or all
Optional Healing Prayer
offered following Worship



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Sunday Service 9:30 a.m.
96074 Chester Rd., Yulee

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Sunday School 9:45
Morning Worship 11:00
Evening Worship 6:00
Wednesday Night Worship 7:00
2712 South 14 Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034


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Sunday School ........... ..... 9:30 am
Sunday Worship ............... 10:45 am
Wednesday AWANA .............6:15 pm
Wednesday Bible Study ..........6:30 pm
941017 Old Nassauville Road - County Rd-107 South
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Please join us for
Church School 9:30AM Worship 11AM
Wednesday Study 6:30PM
A1A & Christian Way, Yulee
225-5381 * Rev. Mark Stiles

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.An Interdenominational Community Church
9:15 a.m.
(Nursery Provided)
Adult Education Classes 8:00am & 10:30am
A diverse congregation united Ly ourfaith in Jesus Christ

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Outside the Main Gate
(904) 277-4414

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Everyone Welcome
A 1928 Prayer Book Parish
The Rev. J. Michael Bowhay, Rector
Come Grow With Us

10 South 10th Street
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
Rev. Jeremiah Robinson, Jr. Pastor
SUNDAY SCHOOL .....................9:30 AM

Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Please Join Us for
Sunday Worship
at 10:00 a.m.
While We Build,
Worshiping in Burgess Chapel
1305 Atlantic Avenue

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96362 Blackrock Rd., Yulee
Pastor Frank Camarotti
Sunday Morning Worship Services
8:30am AND 11:00am
Sunday School 9:45
Friday 6:45 - 9:00 Awana
Worship Service 11:00 (Childrens Church)
Sunday p.m. Service 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Service 7:00 p.m.
Nursery Provided

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9 N. 6th St. * 261-3837
Worship Services 8:30 & 11am
Sunday School 9:45 am
Come Worship God In One of
Florida's Oldest Sanctuaries!
Just off Centre St. -Dr L Holton Siegling, Jr Pastor

20 South Ninth Street261-4907
Rev. Darien K. Bolden Sr., Pastor
The Church in the
Heart of the City
With the Desire to be in the
Hearts of All People
Sunday NewMembers Class 9 a.m.
Sunday School 9:30a.m.
Morning Worship 11a.m.
Wednesday Noon-day Prayer
WednesdayMid-week Service 7-9 p.m.
Ministries: Bus& Van, Couples, Singles, Youth

"Discover the Difference" at
Amelia Baptist
Pastor: Dr. H. Neil Helton
Sunday Worship Service - 10:30am
Bible Study -9am
Nursery provided for all services
Small group studies-Adults 6pm
Wednesday - Prayer Service 6:30pm
Preschool and Children Activities
Comer of Buccaneer Tr. & Gerbing Road, Fernandina Bch.
For More Information Call: 261-9527

Expanding the Kingdom
Rev. Jeff Overton, Sr Pastor
Sunday Worship 8 AM & 10:15 AM
Sunday School 9 AM
Evening Worship 6:30 PM
Wednesday Service 6:30 PM
416 Alachua St. * Fernandina Beach

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Rev. Brian Eburn, Pastor

Sunday Masses' 8'00 & 1000am & 12 Noon
Daily Mass 8'30am - Mon, Wed, Thurs & Fri
6'OOpm Tuesday
Holy Day Masses Vigil 6'OOpm Holy Day 830am
Confessions Saturday 3'15pm - 3'45pm or by appt
Telephone Numbers:
Parish Office: 904-261-3472; Fax 904-321-1901
Emergency Number: 904-277-6566,
also call 904-277-0550

Sunday School ............... .9:45A.M.
Worship Service ............ .10:SSA.M.
Discipleship Training ........... . 6:00P.M.
Evening Worship ............... 7:00P.M.
Wednesday Fellowship Supper .... 6:00P.M.
Wednesday Prayer Service ...... .7:00P.M.
736 Bonnieview Road (across from Sadler Rd.)
904-261-4615 (church office)
Nursery provided

Living Waters
world outreach
--. Contemporary Worship
SUN 9:30am
. WED 7:00pm
Yh' You/7, Nursery &
� Children's Ministries
Rob & Christie Goyette
Senior Pastors On A1A 1 mile west of Amelia Island

Innovative Style, ContemporaryMusic, CasualAtmosphere
Pastor Mike Kwiatkowski
Gathering for worship 10:45am
at Yulee Elem. School
Cafetorium, 86063 Felmore Road & A1A
(Nursery provided)
Small group bible study Sunday morn. @ 9:30am
Team Kid - Sunday night @ 6:00pm @ Yulee Ballpark
Youth "Body Shop" Wed. @ 6:30pm 85968 Harts Rd.
Connecting with Christ.. Connecting with People.


Sunday School 9:30 am
Morning Worship 8:15am and 11:00 am
Sunday Evening 7:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 pm
Wednesday Youth JAM/Mission Kids 6:15 pm
Classes For All Age Groups Including Youth
Nursery Provided For All Services
Hearing Impaired Services Available
E-Mail: ybc@net.magic.net
31 Harts Rd., West 904-225-5128
Yulee, FL 32097 Fax 225*0809

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Sunday Worship 10:00 AM
Children's Church 10:00 AM

1897 Island Walkway
Information: 491-1562





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Making disciples of Jesus Christ through worship, study & service.

601 Centre Street 261-5769
Brett Opalinski, Pastor

Traditional Family Worship ....... 8:30am + 11:00am
Contemporary Worship ...... 9:45am in Maxwell Hall
Youth Worship ............. 9:45am in Youth Center
Sunday School for all ages ........... 9:45am + Ilam
Wednesday Midweek Supper (Aug-May) .5:15-6:30pm
Middle School Youth (Wed.) ................ 6:30pm
Senior High Youth (Wed.) .................. 6:30pm

Open Hearts - Open Minds - Open Doors
The people of the United Methodist Church

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Nursery services available for all services




FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2008/News-Leader

Strawberries at market
Fresh from the field strawber-
ries have just arrived at the
Fernandina Farmers Market.
Tommy and Jane King of King's
Farms, past festival winners for
their strawberries, will have flats
of strawberries from their Starke
farm available as well as greens
and other vegetables. Also from
their farm, they have an assort-
ment of jams, jellies and pickled
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 as well as a
wide selection of plants including
orchids and other tropicals, suc-
culents, herbs and garden flow-
ers and shrubs. The market is
located downtown at Seventh and
Centre streets. For information
call 491-4872 or visit www.fernan
The Jacksonville Zoo and
Gardens announced the next
class in its series of gardening
classes, "The Five Points of Tree
Care." The class is scheduled for
Feb. 2 from 9:30-11 a.m. at the
PepsiCo Education Foundation
Guest speaker Larry Figart,
the Urban Forestry Extension
Agent for Duval County, will dis-
cuss why trees are key to a
healthy environment and the five
main points for establishing a
healthy tree in your landscape.
The cost is $15 per person for
zoo members and $20 for non-
members. Pre-registration is
required, seating is limited. For
information or to pre-register,
visit www.jacksonvillezoo.org.

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Garden workshop
James Loper, owner of
Reflections of Nature Garden
Center, 850688 US 17 South in
Yulee, will host a free workshop
on design tips for creating curb
appeal for your landscape on
Feb. 16 from 10-11:30 a.m.
All are welcome, whether you
are trying to sell your home or
just want to be the envy of the
neighborhood. For information
call 225-9915.
St. Marys market
The St. Marys Community
Market is open Saturdays from 9
a.m.-2 p.m. at 206 Osborne St.,
St. Marys, Ga. For information
visit www.smcmarket.com.
Garden 'spotlight'
The UF/IFAS Nassau County
Extension Service's "Spotlight on
Nassau Gardens" is a monthly
recognition program featuring
gardens and plant specimen
grown by Nassau County resi-
To be considered, residents
should send a digital photo, with
a description of their "Spotlight,"
along with their name, address
and phone number to bwalker

Pecan tree questions answered

Q What pecan varieties
*should I plant in the
Northeast part of Florida? DP
A The University of Florida
*has done extensive
research on pecan varieties and
the highest recommendations
for Northeast Florida are for
"Moreland," "Cape Fear" and
"Elliot." These three varieties
have the
best pest
and nut
S yield. Next
in line for
would be
"Curtis" and
Pecan trees
Becky are notori-
Jordi ously weak-
. ....tlimbed trees
but the
GARDEN three highly
TALK recommend-
ed trees
("Moreland," "Cape Fear" and
"Elliot") are strong wood trees
and all three reach maturity
The strong tree characteristic
makes these pecan trees less
likely to experience branch
breakage. Trees should be plant-
ed in the dormant season, which
would mean January or
February. Soil pH should be
between 5.5 and 6.5. If the soil is
too acidic the trees may show
deficiencies in zinc and man-
ganese. Use dolomite lime to
lower the pH if a soil test indi-
cates acidic soil conditions. A
complete fertilizer (10-10-10)
should be applied during March
and June for young trees and
February and June for estab-

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lished trees.
Complete information on
planting and maintenance each
of the pecan cultivars for our
area is contained in the follow-
ing UF/IFAS publication:

Q Should I top my pecan
.tree? I recently saw pecan
trees that were very lush and
bushy, but they had been
topped. RD

A I always love an opportuni-
.ty to share proper pruning
techniques with the public.
These proper techniques have
been proven the best for the tree
through research provided by
the Environmental Horticulture
Department at the UF/IFAS. I
am going to glean a portion of
the UF/IFAS publication, "The
Pecan," by Dr. Crocker and Dr.
Anderson regarding proper
pruning of pecans.
"Trees at planting are nor-
mally a whip without branches.
A newly planted tree should
have between 1/2 and 1/3 of the
top removed so as to bring roots
and shoots into balance. (But
this is the only time the tops are
removed.) Some terminology is
in order.
Tree training is performed
early in the life of the tree to
form a proper tree framework.
Pecan trees should be trained to
a central leader training system.
Select a vigorous upright shoot
as your main leader and remove
adjacent shoots. This is very
For commercial plantings,
lateral branches should not be

allowed to form from the newly
established central leader until a
height of five feet is achieved.
Lateral branches must be at
least five feet from the ground to
avoid their interfering with cul-
tural practices such as herbicide
spraying and mechanical har-
Lateral limbs will become
scaffold limbs as the tree
matures. Ideally, lateral branch-
es should be selected about
every 18 inches in vertical
height and positioned in all
quadrants of the tree. To allow
the accumulation of photosyn-
thate, laterals that develop below
a height of five feet can be
retained temporarily for a year
or two, but then they should be
pruned off. Sprouts emanating
from the rootstock (below the
graft union) should be removed
as they form. Pruning as little as
necessary during the first sever-
al years will hasten tree develop-
ment. Mature pecan trees are
not routinely pruned."
Q What is the difference
.between a tree and a
shrub? BW
A That is a tough question.
SMost people go by the size
of the plant in order to deter-
mine into which category it will
best fit. However, we know the
environment can play a key role
in deciding the mature height of
a plant.
Some of the environmental
factors are sunlight, available
water, soil conditions, soil pH
and availability of soil nutrients.
In addition, one cannot ignore

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A tree or shrub has only a
certain potential to reach a maxi-
mum height, even when envi-
ronmental conditions are ideal.
So, how can we determine
whether a plant is a tree or
shrub? I am certain we could
easily get several definitions that
would be satisfactory but I am
going to use Cornell University's
definition: "Trees are woody,
perennial plants that have one
central stem, are generally more
than 12 feet in height, and nor-
mally have a distinct head.
Shrubs are woody, perennial
plants that have a number of
stems, usually produced from
near the soil line of the plant.
Shrubs are generally less than
12 feet in height but some
exceptions can reach 20 feet or
It is not a perfect definition,
but it is a starting point.
Rebecca Jordi, UF/IFAS
Nassau County Horticultural
Extension Agent, is a University
of Florida faculty member
Extension locations are the satel-
lite office at the County Building
in Yulee and the main Extension
Office in Callahan. The UF/IFAS
Nassau County Demonstration
Garden is located at the Nassau
County Governmental Complex
and demonstrates best manage-
ment practices for Northeast
Florida. Mail questions to
Garden Talk, c/o Rebecca Jordi,
Nassau County Extension,
543350 US 1, Callahan, FL
32011, or e-mail rlj,,rdi@ntl.cdi.
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Volunteers needed
The Boys and Girls Mil
Club on Nassauville Road
volunteers for its Hand in
after-school program, held
3 p.m. onwards. Volunteer:
help in a variety of ways an
choose their own schedule
of the areas emphasized is
work completion at the clu
doesn't fall completely on 1
parents at home. Voluntee
assist in the computer lab
with arts and crafts, music
sports activities.
For more information c
foundation office at 261-86
'Envirothon' help
The 2008 First Coast R
Envirothon will be held on
at the UNF Wildlife Sanctu
Jacksonville. Teams of five
school students - including,
Nassau County - will corn
show their knowledge abo
natural environment and r
source management. The
est placing team for each c
will compete in the Florida
rothon April 11-12 at Myak
River State Park, Old Mya
The highest placing team-
attend the Canon Enviroth
Northern Arizona Univers
Flagstaff, Ariz., July 28-Au;
Sponsors and donors ai
needed for this event, which
hosted by the Duval and N
Soil & Water Conservation
tricts. For more information
tact Joyce Miller at 225-00'
FCCJ open house
Florida Community Co
at Jacksonville is hosting a
college-wide open house a
Advanced Technology Cei
Feb. 7 from 5:30-8 p.m. Th
house will highlight more
50 of its programs with def
ment representatives to an
questions about program r
quirements for associate ii
degrees, university transfer
ous career opportunities a
new programs such as Air
Traffic Control and Comm
Truck Driving.
The ATC is located at 4
State St., Jacksonville. For
information call (904) 646-
or visit www.fccj.edu and c
Open House and Informat
Session Calendar.
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I Desserts of Amelia
ller Fernandina Beach Middle
needs School will host its annual
Hand fundraiser, Desserts of Amelia,
I from on Feb. 8 at the Atlantic Avenue
s can Recreation Center.
id can This year's theme is
e. One "Valentine's Day." Local restau-
home- rants donate desserts for the
Lb so it evening and the community
the gives items for the silent auction.
rs also All proceeds are used to pur-
and chase classroom supplies.
and For information call 491-7938.
all the Studyabroad
66. The Interamerican University
Studies Institute is offering a
Spanish immersion summer pro-
egional gram in Costa Rica for high
Feb.7 school students who are interest-
uary in ed in environmental biology.
high Costa Rica! Pura Vida! combines
g from intensive language instruction,
pete to individual home-stays and field
ut the trips to areas of the country.
e- The program is open to stu-
high- dents ages 15-17 with two years
county of high school Spanish and a
a Envi- course in biology (by June 2008).
kka The priority application deadline
kka. is Feb. 8. Scholarships are avail-
will able. Session information and
on at details are available at
ity, www.iusi.org or 1-800-345-4874.
g. 3. Free dance lessons
ch is On Feb. 21 the Amelia Island
4assau Youth Academy will resume its
n dis- free ballroom dance lessons.
>n con- Grades 1-5 will meet at the
47. Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center. Grades 6-12 will meet at
4 p.m. at the Peck Center.
liege Registration is $10. For more
free information call (904) 707-6762.
nt its Father-daughter ball
e open Faith Christian Academy
than presents the eighth annual
part- Father-Daughter Ball at The Ritz-
iswer Carlton, Amelia Island Pavilion
*e- on Feb. 23 from 6:30-9:30 p.m.,
n arts with live music and professional
*r, vari- photography.
nd Dress is semi-formal and
dance shoes. Hors d'oeuvres will
[ercial be served. Tickets are $75 for
father and daughter and $35 for
01 W. each additional daughter, memo-
more ry book included, and are avail-
2300 able at Faith Christian Academy,
-lick on 96282 Brady Point Road. Limited
ion seating is available. For more
information call 321-2137.
Scholarships for girls
Each year the Woman's Club
of Fernandina Beach offers
o $1,000 scholarships to three
Fernandina Beach or Yulee High
in School senior girls. Applications
stu- are available in the guidance
ials to offices and should be turned in
A panel to them by March 24.
five The Woman's Club is asking
es, for $10 donations and your name
oose will be placed in a drawing for
ieir golf for four at the Golf Club of
. 9. Amelia including cart fees, golf
ake for four at one of the courses of
dent at Amelia Island Plantation or a
school. $100 gift certificate at Amelia
g/the Island Plantation for dining in its
vote. public restaurants. The drawing
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The Callahan Intermediate
School fourth grade classes
of Ms. Adams and Ms.
Bauerkemper discovered
the power of friendship
with the musical "The
Cheese Stands Alone."
Under the direction of
music teacher Mary Ann
Salis, the students learned
that being truthful and car-
ing is the basis of friend-
ship. Front row, kneeling
left, is Shyla Clark as the
Dog and standing are Larry
Albert as Cheesy and
Hunter Hutcheson as The
Rat. Kneeling right is
Magen Wainwright as the
Cat. Back row are
Constance Littles as the
Nurse, Ariadna Calveira as
the Child and Dakota
McDonald as the Telegram
Delivery Man.

Bike winners
Eric Larsen, principal of Emma Love Hardee Elementary,
congratulates bike winners Jonathan Brauda and Julia Clark,
whose names were drawn from among dozens of fifth graders
with perfect attendance and good conduct. The mountain
bikes were donated to the school by the Fernandina Beach
Optimist Club.

Boys & Girls top youths

The Fernandina Beach Club
names Tyreke Hubbard its
December Youth of the Month.
He is a good student in the fourth
grade at Emma Love Hardee
Elementary School. His hobbies
include playing video games, bas-
ketball and he enjoys reading. At
the club he likes helping staff and
loves playing competitive indoor
games in the sports room.
Hubbard is very involved in his
church youth group. After gradu-
ating from high school, he plans to
go to college, play basketball and
become a professional basketball
The Miller Club names Destini
Wilson its December Youth of the
Month. She is in the eighth grade
at the Yulee Middle School, where
she is an A/B honor roll student.
She joined the club in August and
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Love Hardee Elementary. Soohoo will now attend the Nassau
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Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach, on Feb. 6 at 1 p.m.
Also competing will be Dustin Delgross, Bryceville
Elementary, Erin Robertson, Callahan Intermediate, Bradleigh
Whittenbarger, Hilliard Elementary, Brooke Collins, Callahan
Middle, Dylan Page, Fernandina Beach Middle, Nyquiah
Walker, Hilliard Middle/Senior, Ashlei Heffernan, Yulee
Elementary, Bailee Hollis, Yulee Middle, and Layton Lupone,
St. Michael's Academy.

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Bigger is

better just


300-pound lineman
was uncommon in
the NFL. Players of
that size were a precious
commodity. In 1985, America
fell in love with the Chicago
Bears' William 'The
Refrigerator" Perry. One of
only five players in the league
over 300 pounds, he was a
lovable guy, but also some-
what of an oddity, given the
fact that he was so large but
was also fairly agile for some-
one so freakishly large.
Carrying his team to a
Super Bowl title, he became a
phenomenon. Now he would
be run of the mill because
there are so many guys now
his size. He would find him-
self just fitting in.
According to ESPN.com,
when Bill Clinton was elected
president in 1992, there were
only 70 players in the NFL
who tipped the scales at 300
pounds. Now, that number
has grown with 455 players in
the league who better that
mark. The average weight of
that Bears' line was 274,
while the average weight of a
lineman at the 2004 NFL Pro
Bowl was 317 pounds. At this
year's Super Bowl, each and
every offensive lineman tops
the 300-pound mark.

The added weight
puts added stress
on the body, with
an increased risk
ofheart disease,
diabetes, stroke,
sleep apnea
and degenerative

While that added bulk
may good for the team, it is
certainly not good for the
body. The added weight puts
added stress on the body,
with an increased risk of
heart disease, hypertension,
diabetes, stroke, sleep apnea
and degenerative arthritis.
From an orthopedic per-
spective, carrying all that
weight is just too much over
the long term for the joints,
especially the knees, to han-
The player may have
more muscle and fat with a
resultant increase weight, but
the cartilage that lines the
joint does not increase in its
thickness. Therefore it just
has to simply bear the heav-
ier burden, and it wears out
faster. Joint replacements
are often the end result.
A study by the NFL
showed that its players are
five times more likely to suf-

of Famer and former Packer
legend Reggie White
The NFL has always pro-
moted the concept of gladia-
tors doing battle and the
American public loves the
idea of these behemoths
going at each other. The NFL
has even tied into the bigger
is better belief by partnering
with Hardee's on a hamburg-
er that has two-thirds of a
pound of beef and contains
100 grams of fat and 1,400
In some ways, the league
is hypocritical in the stances
that it takes. Don't do drugs.
Don't do steroids. Just eat
yourself to death.
This column is written to
discuss issues regarding sports,
medicine and safety. It is not
intended to serve as a replace-
ment for treatment by your
regular doctor. It is only

designed to offer guidelines on
the prevention, recognition
and care of injuries and ill-
ness. Specific concerns should
be discussed with your physi-
cian. Mail your questions to
Gregory Smith, M.D., Sports
Medicine, 1250 S. 18th Street,
Suite 204, Fernandina Beach,
FL 32034. For appointments,
call 261-8787 or visit
www.gsmithmd. com.





The girls basketball teams for Fernandina Beach and Yulee high schools will meet for the
fourth time this season tonight in the District 4-3A semifinal at Ribault High School in
Jacksonville. Both teams collected wins in first-round action to advance to the semifinal. The
championship game is Saturday at 7 p.m.

Yulee, Fernandina play

for shot at district title

One team advances to the state playoffs and the
other team's season comes to a halt tonight when the
Yulee and Fernandina Beach high schools' girls
basketball teams face off in the District 4-3A semi-
final game at Ribault. The winner advances to the dis-
trict championship Saturday and earns a berth in the
It will be the fourth meeting this season for the
FBHS Lady Pirates and YHS Lady Hornets. The
Lady Pirates hold a 2-1 advantage in the series.
"Hopefully we will soon be 3-1," FBHS Coach
Mike Landtroop said of the 18-5 Lady Pirates. "I am
very proud of this group and am looking forward for
the second round with Yulee (tonight)."
Yulee advanced to the semifinal with a win over
West Nassau Monday. Fernandina defeated Bolles
42-38 Tuesday to move on in the tournament.
"This was not the prettiest win but, in the end, the
Pirates are moving on to play (tonight)," Landtroop
said. "We struggled offensively for all four quarters.
Down by three at the half, the Pirates closed the gap
to one by the end of the third quarter.
"Once we took the lead midway through the
fourth quarter, we held on for the win."
Ebony Peterson was the top scorer for FBHS
with 20 points.
"Ebony struggled in the first half, made some
adjustments to her offense and came out ready to
play in the second half," Landtroop said. "Overall the
girls never gave up and kept believing.
"Bolles held India (Johnson) in check by double-
and even triple-teaming her. Other Pirates needed to

step up and fill the gap and that is exactly what
Ebony Peterson did."
In addition to her 20 points, Peterson also had 10
rebounds and two steals. Haley Tan and Johnson had
eight points apiece and Brittany Schetrompf chipped
in six. Tan had four rebounds, four assists and seven
steals and Johnson had five rebounds, two steals
and a block. Whitney Small and Julia Belcher had
four rebounds each.
Tipoff tonight is at 6 p.m. The championship
game is at 7 p.m. Saturday.
* The FBHS boys basketball team rallied in the
fourth quarter Tuesday to defeat University Christian
51-48 at Pirate Gym. The Pirates outscored the
Christians 12-4 in the fourth quarter.
"I was extremely proud of our effort against
University," FBHS Coach Matt Schreiber said. 'They
are as talented as anyone we have played this year
and we showed great resolve.
"We played well in the first half to build a lead, let
it slip away but then we refused to accept defeat. It
was a great win and at a good time with the district
tournament approaching."
The Pirates led 34-24 at halftime but UC relished
a 20-5 third quarter to take a 44-39 lead after three
Trey Kublbock led the Pirates with 13 points and
also had three rebounds, an assist and a steal. Carlos
Holcey had 10 points, 13 rebounds, four assists and
a block. Jake Brogdon had 10 points, two assists
and three steals.
The Pirates cap the regular season tonight at
home with Hilliard. They open district play at 6:30
p.m. Tuesday at Episcopal. The Pirates (No. 3 seed)
face the hosts (seeded sixth).

Local swimmers

join YMCA Flyers

Ten local swimmers attended
a swim meet in Jacksonville at the
Barco-Newton YMCA Saturday.
The swimmers are a part of the
YMCA of Florida's First Coast
"Flyers" team.
The rain and cold weather did
not dampen the spirits of these
swimmers in their first meet of the
Fi-, i, y.,,. had a great meet
and many achieved their personal
best times. I am very pleased with
the performance of the team at
this meet," Coach Mary Donn
Bowman said.
The next event, the YMCA state
championships, is in Orlando Feb.
The "Flyers," a USA Swimming
and YMCA club that trains year
round in Northeast Florida, has
more than 120 swimmers and is a
highly competitive team, according
to Bowman.
"We presently have 10 mem-
bers on the team that practice
three days per week at the Atlantic
Avenue Recreation Center," she
said. "We are training for the
upcoming meets - YMCA state
championships in February and
the USA area championships in

* Lexie Sutton, 25 breast,
second; 25 back, third; 25 fly,
first; 25 free, second
* Bridgette DeLille, 25
breast, third; 25 fly, third; 25
free, third
* Mary-Kate Kaywork, 50
free, second; 100 individual
medley, second; 50 fly, fourth
* Zoe Stein, 50 breast, third;
50 back, first; 50 fly, first; 50
free, fourth
* Lindsey DeLille, 50 breast,
fourth; 50 back, third; 100 IM,
sixth; 50 fly, seventh
* Maisie Gooch, 50 free,
third; 100 IM, fourth; 50 fly,
* Aly Kaywork, 50 free, first;
200 IM, third; 100 fly, fifth
* Rachel Taylor, 100 free,
fifth; 100 back, sixth; 50 free,
fourth; 100 fly, seventh
* Amanda Stein, 500 free,
* Dakota Lawrence, 500
free, second
The team will also compete in
long course throughout the spring
and summer months.
Anyone interested in joining
the team or for information contact
Bowman at 277-4269.

Maisie Gooch, above, competes in the breast-
stroke and teammate Rachel Taylor, below,
competes in the butterfly.
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New head coach

sought at WNHS

Community Newspapers
Longtime West Nassau High
School football Coach Chris
Chicken will not return as the head
coach next season.
Early last week, Hicken met
with Principal Ron Booker and
Athletic Director Johnnie Green.
During that time, Hicken said
Booker and Green told him that
the program had hit a "plateau,"
and that it was time to go in a "dif-
ferent direction."
In Chicken's last five years as
head coach, he compiled a regular
season record of 26-24. West
Nassau went to the playoffs in 2003
and 2004, but hasn't been back
since. Chicken is the second West
Side coach to be relieved of his
coaching duties. On Jan. 17, Al
Cooksey was terminated as
Hilliard's football coach and was
replaced by Paul Whittenburg.
Chicken said he was shocked by
the news.
"I was surprised, because I just
met with them a couple weeks ear-
lier, and it seemed like everything
was fine," said Hicken, who had
served as either West Nassau's
head coach or defensive coordi-
nator for the past 20 years. "No
excuses, we didn't have a great
year, but we were still two extra
points away from (a shot at) the
playoffs. We won county and I
thought we did some good things.
We just didn't have a lot of experi-
ence back.
"A lot of people don't realize
the schedule that we played and
how tough it was. But that's how it
is. I was surprised. I really was."
Green declined to elaborate on
the reasons why Hicken wouldn't
be back for his 10th season as head
coach. West Nassau lost two dis-
trict games in overtime. Had the
Warriors won those games, they
would have been tied for second in
the district with Fernandina Beach
and Keystone Heights. The three
teams would have played each
other in a shootout, with the win-
ner advancing to the playoffs.
When asked whether a playoff
berth would have changed the sit-
uation, Green said, "I can't say."
According to Green, the search
for a new coach has already begun.
"We're looking for a coach
who's willing to be with us for a
period of time, because in the
future, we feel like we've got some
capable guys on staff that may be
able to step in and take over once
another coach comes in and stays
for a while and leaves," Green said.
'That's the thought process we're
in right now. We've had some con-
tacts. I don't want to give the
names right now. But we're mak-
ing some contacts." He added that

the administration doesn't plan on
waiting around and will be very
active in its search.
Green said that down the road,
the administration would consider
promoting an assistant who's cur-
rently on the staff, but that it prob-
ably wouldn't happen next season.
"I don't think that's a foresee-
able thing for next year, but you
never say never," he said.
Chicken, a 1977 graduate of
West Nassau, was originally the
head coach from 1988-91. During
that time, he had a record of 17-23.
The best year came in 1989, when
Chicken's Warriors went 8-2. A 27-
12 loss to Bolles kept West Nassau
out of the playoffs, but the
Warriors did beat Episcopal 26-14
in a bowl game.
Following the 1991 season,
Chicken said he stepped down as
head coach, and Drew Sauls took
over. Chicken said the decision to
turn over the head coaching duties
and remain as defensive coordi-
nator was a voluntary decision.
"Coach Sauls was a friend of
mine, and I had a young family,"
Chicken said. "I enjoyed being an
assistant coach. I really did."
During the next 11 seasons,
West Nassau had four different
head coaches. After Scott Wilson's
final season in 2002, Hicken decid-
ed to apply for the head coaching
position to try and keep some con-
tinuity in the program.
"I didn't know what we would
get," Hicken said, adding that most
coaches didn't last more than three
or four years at West Nassau. "We
sort of had a revolving door."
Green said the decision to dis-
miss Hicken was a difficult one,
but he hoped that it would work
out for all parties involved.
"I want to thank Coach Hicken
for what he has done for the foot-
ball program," Green said. "He has
a passion for the game. But when
you make decisions, sometimes
decisions are good, and sometimes
decisions are bad. We just hope
the best will come out of this deci-
sion. That's what we're hoping
more than anything."
Chicken said he's not sure what
he will do next year, but wanted to
thank everyone who has support-
ed him throughout the years.
"My family's here, and that's
gotta come before any coaching
job," Hicken said. "I don't think
I'm gonna relocate. Whether I stay
(at WNHS) or not, that's some-
thing else, to be honest with you.
"I'd just like to thank all the
people that have been loyal to me.
The churches and the organiza-
tions ... have always supported us.
I'm sure they'll keep on supporting
(the team). It's not the end of the
world. There's always other stuff
out there."

Burn awareness

golf tourney Feb. 7

at North Hampton

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 Fernan-
dina Beach Shrine Club to work in concerted effort
to raise the level of burn awareness among parents
and provide burn prevention tips to keep children
safe from burn injuries.
Proceeds from the golf tournament are for the
benefit of Shriners Hospitals for Children and are
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of
pediatric specialty hospitals where children under
the age of 18 receive excellent medical care
absolutely free of charge.
Shriners Hospitals are located throughout North
America and these "Centers of Excellence" serve
as major referral centers for children with com-
plex orthopaedic and burn problems.
For information and entry forms, call Mike
Hagel, 415-6039.
Proceeds are for the benefit of Shriners Hospitals
for Children. Morocco Shrine is registered in
Florida to solicit contributions. The registration is
No. SC01125.
Further information may be obtained by calling
1-800-435-7352. Solicitation does not imply endorse-
ment, approval or recommendation by the state.





The Miller Club's tag football team won the Northeast Florida Boys & Girls Clubs championship
by defeating the St. Augustine Club 34-12. The Miller Club team is for boys ages 9-12. Under
the direction of Coach "T" Thompson, the team compiled a 9-1 record. Pictured are, back row
from left, Corbett Nettles, Dylan Pennaherra, RJ. Adams, Tyler Durney, Artez Miller; front row,
Assistant Coach Todd Watson, Ryan Lusardi, Sam Jones, Max Jones, Robbie Lusardi (captain)
and Coach "T" Thompson.

Pirates on the Run set for Saturday

For the News Leader

The annual Pirates on the Run
5K/10K race is Saturday, with the
traditional picturesque race course,
colorful pirates and some new fea-
tures too.
'The more we can do to make a
race like this one unique, the bet-
ter response we'll have from run-
ners," said Deborah Dunham, race
director for the Amelia Island
Runners event. "We've been try-
ing to come up with some new
ideas to help make it even more
of a fun celebration."
Race-goers will notice the dif-
ferences before the event begins,
with a new "look" for the start/fin-
ish area in front of Fernandina
Beach City Hall on Ash Street. For
about 10 minutes before the race
begins, an aerobics expert will lead
runners and walkers in warmup
exercises, Dunham said.
"If it's a cold morning, it'll be a
good way for people to stay warm
before the race starts," she said.
Also new this year will be a live
performance of the National
Anthem by Nikos Westmoreland,
who, Dunham said, "has an amaz-
ing voice."
The 5K/10K race will start at

8:30 a.m., followed at 8:35 a.m. with
a two-mile walk through historic
downtown Fernandina Beach.
Members of the Fernandina Beach
Pirates Club will be out in force to
send runners in the right direction
as they wind through the down-
town area, east on Atlantic Avenue
and back downtown, finishing at
City Hall.
When the race is over, runners
will find another new feature this
year - free massages.
"You can't beat that after a race,"
Dunham said.
Half-mile and one-mile fun runs
for children will begin at 9:45 a.m.
with something new there too.
After the enthusiastic response to
fun runs with Santa Claus at the
running club's December race, a
pirate has been enlisted to run with
the kids Saturday - at least part of
the way.
Following those events will be
an awards ceremony at City Hall,
where plaques will be presented
to overall and age-group winners in
the 5K and 10K runs. Participants
in the 5K/10K and walk will also be
eligible to win door prizes.
Dunham is a veteran race plan-
ner, having organized events for
Girls on the Run of NE Florida with
hundreds of young runners.

'The major difference with the
Pirates on the Run is this is a com-
munity-wide event for anyone to
participate in," she said. "We had
such great response from the Girls
on the Run races, people thought
they were fun and had so many
unique elements. That's what I'm
striving for in this one.
"At the same time, it's a great
tuneup for the 26.2 With Donna
marathon and the Gate River Run.
There really is something for
Runners and walkers can still
preregister. Entry forms are avail-
able at Club 14 Fitness and Red
Otter Outfitters in Fernandina
Beach and online at www.amelia
islandrunners.com, where online
registration is also available.
Runners and walkers can also
register on race day from 7-8 a.m.
at City Hall. T-shirts will be avail-
able on a first-come, first-served
basis while supplies last.
Further information is available
at the Amelia Island Runners web-
site or by calling 261-7398.
Proceeds will benefit youth run-
ning in this area, including Girls on
the Run of NE Florida and a new
scholarship program for graduat-
ing Nassau County high school

ESA holds third contest of season

The Eastern Surfing Associa-
tion First Coast District held its
third contest of the season Satur-
day with surfers vying for points to
earn a slot in the regional contest
at New Smyrna Beach in April.
In the boys shortboard division,
Tobias Williams took first place
and Walter Obsarzski was second.
Austin Moule placed first in the

junior men's shortboard division.
Ryan Barnett was second, Chris
Igou third, Antone Costescue
fourth, Myles Rabant fifth and
Chance Dennett sixth.
In the open shortboard division,
Nick Isabella placed first ahead of
Costescue, Rabant, Brad Long,
Igou, Moule and Dennett.
Long placed first in the men's

longboard division. Isabella was
second, Trey Murray third and
Travis Hargrove fourth.
In men's shortboard, Isabella
was first, Hargrove second and
Murray third.
The next contest is slated for 8
a.m. Feb. 23 at Main Beach. The
event is open to new and existing
ESA members.


Feb 4-9 District at Episcopal
Feb 1 HILLIARD 6/730
Feb 4-9 District at Episcopal
Feb 1 District TBA
Feb 8-9 Regional TBA
Feb 14-16 State TBA
Feb 2 District at Episcopal 10am
Feb 8-9 Regional at Matanzas TBA
Feb 14-16 State at Lakeland TBA

Jan 28-Feb 2 District tournament
Jan 28-Feb 2 District tournament
Feb 5 First Pitch at Sandalwood 700
Feb 7 First Pitch at Sandalwood 400
Feb 14 at Baker County 600
Feb 18 LEE 600
Feb 22 at Stanton 630
Feb 26 at Bishop Snyder* 400
Feb 28 WEST NASSAU* 600
March 1 at Ware County 1 00
March 4 MARIST 700
March 7 at Winter Haven 7 00
March 8 at Lake Wales 1200
March 14 BOLLES* 700
March 15 WARE COUNTY 1 00
March 18 at Episcopal* 600
March 20 TRINITY* 700
March 21 at Nease 700
March 25 at Yulee* 7 00
March 28 at Lee 600
April 8 BALDWIN* 7 00
April 10 at Fleming Island 400
April 14 CAMDEN COUNTY 700
April 17 YULEE 700
* Denotes District 4-3A games
Feb 14 ORANGE PARK 500
Feb 19 at Orange Park 500
Feb 20 YULEE 530
Feb 22 at Baldwin 600
Feb 26 WEST NASSAU 500
Feb 28 at Yulee 600

March 3
March 6
March 7
March 10
March 12
March 14
March 18
March 19
March 21
March 24

at Bolles
at West Nassau
at Episcopal
at Camden County
at Stanton

March 27-28 JV tourney at Yulee
April 1 at Fleming Island 4 00
April 7 BALDWIN 700
April 10 at Trinity 400

Feb 5 vs Hilliard at Baker 700
Feb 7 vs Baker at Baker 700
Feb 12 ORANGE PARK 600
Feb 19 at Baldwin* 630
Feb 23 at Gainesville 11am
Feb 23 at Hawthorne 300
Feb 29 at First Coast 600
March 1 at St Johns Co Day 1200
March 7 at Bolles* 6 00
March 12 ST JOHNS CO DAY 600
March 14 HILLIARD 700
March 18 at West Nassau* 600
March 20 vs Mandarin at UNF 630
April 1-5 at Terry Parker tourney TBA
April 1 vs DeLand
April 3 vs Deltona
April 4 vs Middleburg
April 5 Consolation/championship
April 7 EPISCOPAL* 700
April 8 WEST LAWRENCE, Ga 7 00
April 11 at Paxon 600
April 15 at Hilliard 600
April 17 at Fernandina Beach 700
April 18 HAWTHORNE 700
April 21-24 District at Fernandina
* District games
Feb 11 BOLLES 600
Feb 12 at Hilliard 600
Feb 14 EPISCOPAL 600
Feb 20 at Fernandina Beach 5 30
Feb 21 at West Nassau 5 30
March 6 WEST NASSAU 600
March 13 at Episcopal 600
March 17 at Bolles 600
March 18 HILLIARD 500
March 20 at Baldwin 6 00

March 26 West Nassau-Fernandina 4
Paxon-Yulee 70
March 27 Consolation game 4
Championship game 7
Feb 4 at Fletcher 6:
Feb 5 at Stanton 6
Feb 11 at Hilliard 6
Feb 13 at Bishop Snyder* 4
Feb 15 YULEE* 70
Feb 20 at Lee 5
Feb 22 at West Nassau* 7
Feb 26 at Wolfson 6
Feb 27 at Terry Parker 6
Feb 29 at Bolles* 6
March 5 STANTON 6
March 7 WEST NASSAU* 7
March 11 BOLLES* 60
March 12 LEE 4:
March 14 at Yulee* 7
March 17 FIRST COAST 6
March 18 TERRY PARKER 60
March 20 BALDWIN* 7
March 25 at Trinity Christian* 7
March 27 at Baldwin* 7
April 10 at Baker County 6
April 11 HILLIARD (seniors) 70
April 14-17 District at West Nassau
* Denotes District 4-3A games

Feb 14
Feb 20
Feb 21
Feb 27
Feb 28
March 3
March 5
March 7-8
March 10
March 12
March 18
March 25
April 8-9

at Bishop Snyder
at Stanton
Camden tourney
at West Nassau
at Bishop Kenny
at Providence
District at Bolles


Feb 19
Feb 21
March 1
March 8
March 13
March 15
March 18
March 25
April 5
April 8
April 16
April 26

at Andrew Jackson
at Sandalwood
at Forrest
at Episcopal
at Raines
at West Nassau
at Ribault
District 4-2A meet
Region 1-2A at Bolles
State at Winter Park

4 30
7 30am
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Greg Sacks atWoody's
Woody's Bar-B-Q, located near Lowe's on SR
200, welcomes champion driver Greg Sacks, win-
ner of the Firecracker 400 at Daytona and
Hummingbird Fishfinder 500 at Talladega, from
noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 2 and 3. Sacks will be accom-
panied at Woody's by the Bobby Jones Racing
Dodge Charger he will be driving in the ARCA 200.
Woody's will offer specials both days to coincide
with the event.

North Florida Crushers
The 9-U North Florida Crushers baseball travel-
ing team is still looking for players for the spring
season. The season runs January through June
with half home games in the Fernandina Beach
area and half away games in the Jacksonville area.
Contact Scott Miller at 753-1620 or Karen Miller at
753-1622 or e-mail k1 mil246@aol.com for informa-

PAL registration
The Isle of Eight Flags Police Athletic is holding
registration for the 2008 seasons for basketball
($25 fee), boxing ($100) and track and field ($110)
from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
at the administrative office, 1525 Lime St.,
Fernandina Beach or from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the
PAL Community Technology Learning Center after-
school program, 202 South Ninth St., Suite 1.
Birth certificate, wallet-size photo and copy of
latest report card are required. Students whose
grade point average is 1.9 or lower must attend the
PAL afterschool program at least twice a week to
play. Volunteer applications for prospective coach-
es and referees will be accepted during registra-
tion. For information, call 277-7344.

Yulee Pop Warner
Yulee Pop Warner will be holding registration for
the 2008 season soon. Early sign-up ($100 first
child, $75 additional child) 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 first child ($100
additional child). Birth certificate and wallet-size
photo are required at registration. End-of-year
report card and physical are required by June 28.
Yulee Pop Warner's next board meeting will be
at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at the ballpark.
For information, call Patty Ellington at 277-8136
or visit www.leaguelineup.com/yuleehornets.

Yulee Little League
Yulee Little League will hold opening day March
8. Opening ceremonies start at 9 a.m. Call 225-
9611; leave a message.

Babe Ruth
Fernandina Beach Babe Ruth prospective man-
agers and coaches must attend an umpire clinic
Feb. 2 at 9 a.m. and a training clinic (TBA). Each
team will need two trained scorekeepers. Anyone
interested should attend the clinic Feb. 9, begin-
ning at 10 a.m. Baseball teams in the senior divi-
sion will be required to attend a safety clinic.

Yoga events
* Anytime Fitness offers yoga at 6:30 p.m.
Monday and Wednesdays with Michael Gilsenan
and from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday with Mary
Horgan. It is vinyasa-style yoga flow, suitable for
beginner and intermediate.
* 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.
Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday are cardio ball
workouts. A yin yoga class, structured for those
who need physical rehabilitation, meets at 5 p.m.
Tuesday. An introduction to yoga class is
Wednesday 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. Call 415-9642.
* Yoga classes are offered at 6 p.m. Thursday
for all levels at the Peck Center auditorium. Prices
start at $32 for a package of four classes. Prices
start at $25 an hour. Prenatal yoga classes are
also offered. Classes are taught by Anna Battista,
certified yoga instructor. For information, call 583-
8471, e-mail abdragonfly@gmail.com or visit
* Dome Healing Center offers Sivananda/Amrit
style yoga, which consists of traditional yoga pos-
tures, breathing techniques, relaxation and medita-
tion instruction for all levels. Classes are offered
Monday through Saturday at 9:15 a.m., Monday
through Thursday at 7 p.m. and Friday at 5:30 p.m.
The first Friday of the month Amrit Yoga Nidra
Meditation and Relaxation classes are offered at 7
p.m. The class includes instruction in deep relax-
ation and meditation techniques. Cost is $8 per
class, $30 per month or a package of 10 classes
that never expires for $60. Call 277-3663 or visit
* Join RejuVacations director and yoga teacher
Teri Daggett every first and fourth Sunday of the
month for Sunday salutations in the butterfly gar-
den pavilion behind Atlantic Elementary School.
The hour-long class includes stretching, strength-
ening and balancing the spirit, mind and body.
Bring a nutritious breakfast item to share following
the class. Cost is $10 or $7 with food.
* Yoga and lunch at Nassau Health Foods is
held at noon Fridays with a half-hour yoga and
half-hour vegetarian lunch. RSVP at 277-3158.
Cost is $10. Meet at 9 a.m. Sunday in the butterfly
garden, behind Atlantic Elementary, for sun saluta-
tions, strengthening, balancing and restorative pos-
tures. Bring something healthy to share afterwards.
Cost is $10 or $7 with shared food.

262 with Donna
The Donna Hicken Foundation is calling all run-
ners and volunteers to register to participate in the
26.2 with Donna, The National Marathon to Fight
Breast Cancer, on Feb. 17. Online race registration

will remain open until Feb. 14.
Runners may also register during the Expo from
11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 15 and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb.
16 at the Morocco Shrine Auditorium. Fees are
$115 for the marathon and $50 for the half
There is also a golf tournament slated for Feb.
16 at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. Fee is $350 per
person. Shotgun start is 1:30 p.m.
This weekend-long event needs enthusiastic
volunteers to help with the marathon, half-
marathon, expo, pasta party and more. In addition,
if you're a cheerleader, play in a band, belong to a

Travis Stewart scrambles for the East team in
last year's Old Timers game. The Nassau
County Old Timers play Feb. 2 at Yulee High
School. Kickoff is at 4:30 p.m. and the game
dedication ceremony is at 4:15 p.m. Tickets
are $3. The East team will be wearing Pirate
colors while the West dresses out in Hornet
colors. For information, contact Jody
Montgomery at 753-0889.

community organization or have any other special
talents, then come out and showcase your ability
and spirit as a curb crew along the race route.
The inaugural run of the 26.2 with Donna, The
National Marathon to Fight Breast Cancer, brings
in $65,000 to award to marathon winners for inau-
gural runs. An open prize purse of $60,000 is avail-
able for the marathon and will be awarded in the
following categories: First breast cancer survivor,
open, masters and one local winner who must be a
resident of Florida counties Duval, Clay, Flagler, St.
Johns, Nassau, Putnam, Bradford, Union,
Columbia and Baker and Georgia counties Ware,
Charlton, Camden, Brantley, Pierce and Glynn.
The prize purse for the 26.2 with Donna, The
National Marathon to Fight Breast Cancer, is fund-
ed by donations from sponsors of the marathon
and brings one of the largest prize purses
Jacksonville has seen. In support of the 2008
United States Women's Olympic Marathon Trials to
be held April 20 in Boston, a prize of $5,000 will be
devoted to a winning female United States citizen
competing in the half marathon. For further rules
and eligibility requirements for prize money, contact
Keith Brantly at keith@brantlyrunning.com.
The inaugural race will begin at 8:30 a.m. Feb.
17 at the Mayo Clinic campus on San Pablo Road.
The starting lineup will be from Davis Parkway to
Butler Boulevard. The course will be open for
seven hours for both the marathon and half-
marathon runners. All runners' registration fees and
monies they choose to raise go directly to breast
cancer research and care through Mayo Clinic and
The Donna Hicken Foundation.
Visit www.breastcancermarathon.com or call
(904) 355-PINK (7465).

Umpires wanted
Baseball and softball umpires can earn extra
cash by joining the fastest growing umpires associ-
ation in Northeast Florida, River City Umpires
Association. Contact Terry Padgett at (904) 879-
6442 or Aaron Knowles at (904) 962-7184.

Bausch & Lomb tickets
The Bausch & Lomb Championships returns to
Amelia Island Plantation April 7-13. The legendary
tournament annually features the most talented
names in women's professional tennis as well as
showcasing the rising stars on the Sony Ericsson
WTA Tour.
Three-time champion Lindsay Davenport will
return to seek a fourth singles title. Frenchwoman
Tatiana Golovin is the defending champion. She
defeated top seed and defending champion Nadia
Petrova in the 2007 singles final.
Tickets for the 2008 Bausch & Lomb
Championships offer fans a variety of week-long
seating. General admission tickets are available for
each session and offer premium or standard seat-
ing. A weekend series secures the same seat for
the last four tournament sessions - Friday (day
and night), Saturday and Sunday.
Box seat tickets are the closest seats to the
court and secure the same seat for the duration of
the tournament. A limited number of two-seat, four-
seat and six-seat boxes are available. Amenities
include premium parking, invitations to the box
seat holder's brunch Saturday and recognition in
the program.
New to the 2008 Bausch & Lomb
Championships is the option for fans to purchase
premium parking at Amelia Island Plantation within
walking distance to the tournament grounds.
General admission ticket holders for the first time
can purchase premium parking for $25 per vehicle
per session. Space is limited and must be pur-
chased in advance. Call (800) 486-8366 or visit

Zumba classes for adults
Kinderstudios is now offering adult Zumba
classes, the new aerobics craze sweeping the
nation, with Vivine Thompson. Call Alexandra
Carroll at 415-0954.

Sailing Club meets
The Amelia Island Sailing Club meets the first
Tuesday of the month at the Kraft Athletic Club.
Social hour is at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting starts
at 7:30 p.m. Call Commodore Joe Blanchard at
277-4257 or visit www.ameliaislandsailing.org.

Challenger Bowling
Nassau Challenger Bowling League for the
physically and mentally challenged meets the first
Saturday of the month from 4-6 p.m. at the Nassau
Bowling Center in Yulee. Call Melinda Willaford at
261-3136 or Carolyn Blankenship at 225-1077.

Sports association
The Nassau County Sports Association meets
at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the
Nassau County Building in O'Neil. Call 261-1075 or
277-1609 for information.

To submit an item for this column, contact Beth
Jones at the News-Leader at 261-3696 or e-mail
bjones@fbnewsleader. com.






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Work flats when tide's low

"The water temperature back in the bays and
tidal rivers is in the mid 50s," Capt. Jim Fussell
said. "However, the fishing is good when there is a
warming trend present. When the wind is blowing
from the north, it makes for tough winter fishing
conditions, particularly in the backwater bays and
Many area backwater fishing guides are target-
ing wood this time of year, primarily the deep ends
of docks, where wood pilings are driven into the
deep sides of a river channel bottoms. A variety of
saltwater game fish will congregate during the last
few hours of the falling and the first few hours of
the incoming tide. A low tide Saturday arrives at
11:08 a.m. at the Cumberland Sound. This is an
ideal tide to rig a live shrimp to a 1/4-ounce jig
head and cast this deadly duo to the deep sides of
boat docks.
When the tide is dead low, work the many
Fernandina flats, where a shallow mud bottom
often holds winter redfish. Rig a Berkley Gulp
shrimp to a 3/0 red circle hook and cast the scent-
ed bait right into the school of mud flat, allowing
the bait to sit there motionless until a red picks up
your bait.
Sheepshead should be biting at the St. Marys
south jetty rocks during the last few hours of the
falling and incoming tides this weekend. Fish close
to the low areas of the jetty rocks with barnacles or
fiddler crabs for bait.
Black drum are still biting at the tip of the St.
Marys jetty rocks during the last few hours of the

flood tide. High tide arrives at
5 p.m.
Offshore fishermen this
weekend should find black sea
bass running in the 1- to 3-
pound class at KBY, FA and FC
fish havens. Fish on the bot-
tom with fresh local squid or
cut baits.
Capt. Bronson Stubbs
Terry Lacoss reports trolling action at
Northeast Florida's Gulf
'Stream as very slow during
ON THE recent days.
WATER "You just don't know what
to expect when you make that
70-mile run to the Big Ledge," Stubbs said. "One
trip they are jumping in the boat and the next trip
it's hard to find a fish."
Whiting fishing along the beaches of Amelia
Island may be more consistent where beach whit-
ing weighing to two pounds are running.
Sea trout fishing is closed during the month of

The News-Leader encourages local anglers to sub-
mit photographs of their catches. The News-Leader
will publish them in this space on Fridays. E-mail
photos to bjones@fbnewsleadercom, mail them to
P.O. Box 766, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035, or drop
them by the office at 511 Ash St. in Fernandina
Beach. Contact Beth Jones at 261-3696.


The city of Fernandina Beach
Recreation Department is offer-
ing the following activities:
* Adult volleyball is from 7-9
p.m. Tuesday and Fridays and
from 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Peck
Gym. Cost is $1 per day for city
residents, $3 for non-city.
* Open basketball is held
Monday, Wednesdays and
Thursday 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. Saturday. Cost
is $3 a day or $25 a month for
city residents ($30 non-city).
Personal training is available.
Fee is $30 per individual session,
$75 per week (three sessions) or
$200 a month (two sessions per
week for four weeks). Monthly
packages come with dietary
analysis and food program.
Contact Jay at 277-7364 for a
free introductory appointment.
* Adult basketball registration
will be held through today at the
Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center. Team fee ($350) is due
today. Games played at Peck
Gym Mondays and Thursdays
beginning Feb. 11. Captain's
meeting is Feb. 6. Call Jay at





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* Adult softball registration will
be held Feb. 4-29 at the Atlantic
Avenue Recreation Center. Open
co-ed plays Monday and
Wednesday nights and church
co-ed plays Tuesday nights.
Team fee is $400 and due Feb.
29. Captain's meeting is March 3
and the season begins March 10
for open co-ed and March 11 for
church co-ed. Umpires and
scorekeepers are needed. Call
Jason at 277-7350 or e-mail
jbrown@fbfl.org for information.
* Youth basketball clinic regis-
tration will be held Feb. 4-27 at
the Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center for ages 5-9. Two-week
sessions are on Mondays and
Thursday 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 siblings. Birth certifi-
cate required. Call 277-7364.
* Roller hockey league's first
season opens Feb. 2 at the Main
Beach multi-purpose court. Age
divisions are 10-15 (juniors) and
16 and up (seniors). Format is
three-on-three, four-person ros-
ters. Games played Saturdays
and Sundays through April 13
from 3-6 p.m. Registration fee is
$10. Register at the Atlantic
Center. Call 277-7350 or visit
* Adult tennis programs are
offered at the Central Park courts
with instructor Lanny Kalpin.
Schedule: 3.0/3.5 doubles/sin-
gles clinic from 6-7 p.m. Mon-
days, Tuesdays, Wednesdays
and Thursdays and 7-8 p.m.
Tuesday; beginners clinic from
7-8 p.m. Monday; 2.5/3.0 dou-
bles/singles clinic from 7-8 p.m.
Wednesday and from 8-9 a.m.
Friday. Fee is $66 for city resi-
dents, $71 non-city Maximum of
five participants. Register at
Atlantic Center. Call Kalpin at
491-0255 or 557-8110.
* Private, semi-private (two
people) or group (three or more)
tennis lessons are offered morn-
ings and evenings at the Central
Park courts. 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 residents, $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
beginner (ages 7-12) from 3:30-
4:30 p.m. Monday; Mom/Dad &
Me clinic (ages 3-5) from 1:15-2
p.m. Thursday; advanced be-
ginner (ages 6-9) from 3:30-4:30
p.m. Tuesday or from 3-4 p.m.
Thursday; beginner (ages 5-8)
from 4-5 p.m. Thursday; and
beginner (ages 7-12) from 5-6
p.m. Thursday. Maximum of
eight participants in each clinic;
Thursday beginner clinic maxi-
mum of 16 participants (two
instructors). Fee is $48 for city
residents, $53 non-city Call 557-
8110 or 491-0255.
* Adult cardio tennis program,
high intensity tennis drills with
music, is from 7-8 p.m. Thurs-
days at Central Park courts with
instructor Lanny Kalpin. Cost is
$10 per session. No registration.
* 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 Beach park, provides fit-
ness instruction, nutritional coun-
seling and motivational training
by Karlena Barron. Call (904)
237-0074 or visit www.Amelia
* Crossfit group exercise
class, three days per week, is
held Monday through Saturday at
Main Beach park. Call Doug
Lane at 556-1052 or visit








The next "Evening of
Story and Song" welcomes
the return of Queen of Hearts
on Feb. 2 at St. Peter's
Episcopal Church Parish
Hall. Wine bar opens at 7:15
p.m.; show starts at 8 p.m.
Tickets are $15 each and may
be purchased from event
sponsor, First Coast Commu-
nity Bank, 1750 S. 14th St., or
at the St. Peter's administra-
tion office. Seating is limited.
Call Mark and Donna Paz
Kaufman at 277-2664 for infor-
mation. For a sneak preview,
visit www.QueenofHearts.info.
The Nassau County Bird
Club will meet at 8 a.m. Feb.
2 at Huguenot Park. For
information call Carol Wyatt at
261-9272 or Bob Wells at 491 -
6166. Or e-mail Carol at caro-
linewy@aol.com or Bob at
Are you concerned about
loss of habitat for local crit-
ters? Creating ways to "green"
the island? Helping children
learn about the environment?
Making Amelia Island an eco-
tourism destination?
Do you want to do some-
thing about it? Then learn
more about the second annual
Wild Amelia Nature Festival
during a general meeting at
the Peck Center on Feb. 5 at
7 p.m. For more information
call Jody at 251-0016.
The American Legion
Auxiliary, Fernandina Beach
Unit 54, will hold its monthly
meeting on Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. at
American Legion Post 54, 12
South 11th St. For more infor-
mation, call 261-7900.
"Tracing Our Prehistoric
Ancestors the DNA Way: An
Anthropological Adventure"
will be presented by University
of Florida's Dr. Connie
Mulligan at 11 a.m. Feb. 6 at
Florida Community College
North Campus, 4501 Capper
Road, Building E, Room 235
(second floor), Jacksonville.
The event is free and open to
the public.
This lecture is FCCJ's first
in a year of worldwide celebra-
tions recognizing the bicenten-
nial of Charles Darwin's birth
on Feb. 12, 1809. For a com-
plete list of activities, visit
www.darwinday.org. For more
information or to RSVP con-
tact Dr. Paula Thompson at
(904) 766-6530 or North
Campus Student Life and
Leadership Development at
(904) 766-6786.
Join the Amelia Island-
Fernandina Beach-Yulee
Chamber of Commerce Feb. 7
at noon at the Amelia Hotel
and Suites for an hour-long
presentation by America's
"leading advocate of walk-
ing for wellness," Robert
Sweetgall, who has criss-
crossed America on foot
seven times.
Sweetgall will give a talk
titled, "Motivation to Move,
Fitting 6,000 Footsteps into a
Wild Workday." Reservations
are required. Call the chamber
office at 261-3248. For infor-
mation about Sweetgall, visit
Fernandina Beach Middle
School will host its annual
fundraiser, Desserts of
Amelia, on Feb. 8 at the
Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center, with a Valentine's Day
Local restaurants donate
desserts for the evening and
the community gives items for
the silent auction. All proceeds
are used to purchase class-
room supplies.
For more information call
the school at 491-7938.
The Jewish Community
Alliance will hold an Open
House from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
on Feb. 10 to showcase JCA

programs and activities. Staff
members will give tours of the
facility and answer questions.
Attendees will be able to meet
the JCA Sports & Wellness
staff and participate in a
Fitness Class Sampler.
For more information, call
730-2100 ext. 234. The JCA is
at 8505 San Jose Blvd. in
The American Business
Women's Association Eight
Flags Charter Chapter is sell-
ing raffle tickets to benefit its
education fund.
The raffle item is a
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'If not in all respects the ablest, he was the wisest man
in our ranks. As large, as powerful, and as black as our
good-looking Color-Sergeant, but more heavily built and
with less personal beauty, he had a more massive brain
and afar more meditative and systematic intellect. Not
yet grounded even in the spelling-book, his modes of
thought were nevertheless strong, lucid, and accurate; and
he yearned and pined for intellectual companionship..."
- Thomas Wentworth Higgins on Corp.
Robert Sutton, from Army Life in a Black
News Leader
n recognition of Black History Month, the
Amelia Island Museum of History is offering a
talk by Jim Longacre on the history of African-
Americans in the region.
Longacre in his presentation emphasizes just a few
of the individuals and incidents that comprise the
African-American experience on Amelia Island, which
spans about 400 years. The three African-American
heroes he talks about are Anna Kingsley, Abraham
Lincoln Lewis and Robert Sutton.
Longacre said Africans probably first set foot on
the island around 1526, when a Spanish conquista-
dor named Lucas Vazquez de
Ayllon, 25 years after Christopher
Columbus' famous voyage,
stopped here twice before trying -
to establish a colony with several
hundred people on Sapelo Island.
When that colony failed, white
settlers left many African slaves -. '
behind, who eventually joined
local Indian tribes. Longacre
After the Revolutionary War,
Amelia Island became a haven for
loyalists, both black and white, because the British
army had offered freedom to slaves who joined their
army; about 30,000 joined. During this time, the
British arranged for the island to be transferred
back to the Spanish. Some large plantations were
established, but then Congress abolished the slave
trade in 1807.
Because of its ideal location, Amelia Island even-
tually became the illegal slave trading capital of the
The island also was a haven for escaped slaves
coming from South Carolina. A number of African-
Americans who made their way to Florida also
joined the Seminoles, who were actually a break-
away tribe of the Creek Nation. The Seminoles even-
tually became a tribe of many escaped slaves, called
"Black Seminoles."
In 1806 Anna Kingsley, originally from Senegal,
was purchased by a wealthy landowner named
Zephaniah Kingsley in Havana, Cuba, and was
brought to eastern Florida. She lived with him as a
wife, bearing him several children, and when she
was 18 years old he emancipated her and bought her
a plantation in Mandarin, which she owned and oper-
ated until it was attacked by Seminoles in 1812. The
couple moved back to Fernandina Beach for a time,
but eventually moved the plantation to Fort George
Island, where it has been preserved as Kingsley
Plantation, part of the National Park Service.
Robert Sutton was a slave who lived north of St.

MUSEUM Continued on 5B

This rendition in pastels of A.L. Lewis, Anna Kingsley and Robert
Sutton was created by local artist Mikolean Longacre, wife of Jim
Longacre, who is giving talks on local African-American history at the
Amelia Island Museum of History during Black History Month, which
begins today.

Helpful resources
Below are some of the books that Jim Longacie used to research local
African-American history Most are available used online or at the library
* 'e 4--'' 4-" '-z " ',, '--'' *d' edited by Colburn and Landers.
University Press of Florida 1995
S',. ' 3 s ,lai y R Bullaid. lUniversity of Georgia Press. 1995
* "e .:"-'2Lt.' .^L 1!7" , "3 d :See.:'.. , Thomas Wentworth
Higginson. University of Chicago Piess 2:::
* ' i ." ' '&/,'ji ,;' Paul Orwitz Universirp of California Piess. 2005
* yS31i " '-- Lary Rives. UJniveisity Press of Florida. "2000
* .4- v' '. 's.:i Daniel L Shafei. 1994. 1997
* a-.i ";' 's William Loren Katz Alladin. 1986
* : ' : 3s 1"3', ." -L'-... - ' .:7 0 ' V by Canter Biown Junior
For more information about African-Ameiican soldiers in the Civil War from
Fernandina Beachi. go to ww* unf edu floridahistoryonline CIR med him

Bl/ack/-/sto/y Month, a celebra-
tion ofAfrican-American history,
begins today. Following are some
of the events offered in andaround
A/assa/ County
The Ishangi Family African Dancers,
who have performed around the world
for 50 years, come to the Ritz Theatre
& LaVilla Museum, 829 Davis St.,
Jacksonville, on Feb. 2.
See the dancers in concert at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $15. Preceding the per-
formance, take part in "A Day in the
Village" from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., a re-cre-
ation of the Gambian village of Tangie
inside the museum. Explore activities
such as food preparation, dance, drum-
ming and mask-making. This hands-on
family event brings to life the sights,
sounds, tasks and tastes of African cul-
ture. Tickets are $6. Call (904) 632-
5555 for more information.
The public is invited to join the staff
at the Timucuan Ecological and Historic
Preserve in Jacksonville for the 10th
annual Kingsley
each Saturday
in February.
Each weekend
will feature a
special after-
noon event,
beginning Feb.
2 with the ,
"Other War of
1812" with Dr.
James Cusick,
curator of the
P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History at
the University of Florida.
A highlight of the event series will be
a descendants' reunion on Feb. 23,
which is open to the public.
Kingsley Plantation is open daily at
no charge from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For
more information, call (904) 251-3537
or visit www.nps.gov/timu.

Fernandina Little Theatre is again
sponsoring a concert by the Peck
Community Ensemble, "The Spiritual: A
Historical Reflection in Song," on Feb.
3 at 4 p.m. at the Macedonia A.M.E.

HISTORY Continued on 5B


Amelia SanJon Gallery announces another First
Friday today, with Artrageous First Friday Art Walks
in the Historic District of Fernandina Beach.
Artist studios and galleries on the corner of Third
and Ash streets include Amelia SanJon Gallery and
Trish's Slightly Off Centre, with Carole Winner's
Gallery C upstairs. On the other side of the corner is
Patricia Ezzell's Art Therapy Gallery and Caribbean
The galleries will be open from 5:30-8 p.m., with
refreshments served. The coffee shop, Canopy
Moon, will be open in the courtyard behind Amelia
SanJon Gallery with coffee, tea, exotic drinks and
light food. For information call 491-8040.
The Island Art Association, 18 N. Second Street,
Fernandina Beach, announces the Nouveau Art
Show for
"Two Color
� "Composition." The
,- juried show, judged
by watercolorist
Judy Wagner, inter-
Snationally acclaimed
� " - * .artist and part-time
Fernandina resident,
opens tonight with a
reception from 5-8
Best in Show
award went to
Georganna Mullis for her acrylic painting, Two
Alone. Other awards went to: Leslie Urban, first; M.
F Lynette Holmes, second; and Walter Petersen, third.

A Judi Wagner Special Award went to Barbara
Fuller. In addition there were 14 Honorable Mention
awards. The show will be on exhibit through March.
Call 261-7020 or visit www.islandart.org.

Join Amelia River Cruises and Charters for a day
trip to St. Marys, Ga., and experience a little bit of
New Orleans in Georgia.
The boat will leave Fernandina Harbor Marina at
9 a.m. Feb. 2, arriving in St. Marys at 10 a.m. just in
time for the parade.
Then enjoy a day of festivities at the St. Marys
Mardi Gras. Departure time will be 3 p.m., with a 4
p.m. return to Fernandina. Cost is $25 round trip
plus tax. Tickets sold on board. Call 261-9972 for

The Pink Floyd
Experience comes to the
Times-Union Center
Moran Theater on Feb. 6
at 7:30 p.m. The show is a
celebration of the music,
the themes and the inno-
vation the band brought
to fans around the world.
It is Pink Floyd, up close
and personal, without los-
ing the scope and power

of their performance.
Tickets are $25.50-$80.50. Call 1-888-860-BWAY.
Buy online at www.artistseries.fccj.org.
'Mystery Writing Revealed' will be held Feb. 11 at
730 p.m. in the Florida House Inn conference room
with Roberta Isleib, Cara Curtin and David Tuttle.
Immersing themselves in the world of crime and
developing the chase scenes and twisted plots that
make for the most
engrossing reading,
mystery writers have a
craft unlike other
kinds of writers. Be a
part of a conversation
with mystery writers -
Isleib, Curtin and
Tuttle led by Marilyn
Wesley, former professor of English at Hartwick
Isleib's series feature an LPGA Tour player and
clinical psychologist. Curtin and Tuttle co-authored
the Lieutenant Wilson Mystery Series set on Amelia
Enjoy an evening of live entertainment and danc-
ing featuring Elvis impersonator Rick Marino on
Feb. 9 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Morocco Shrine
Center, 3800 S. St. Johns Bluff Road, Jacksonville.
Food and drinks will be available. Parking is free.
No one under 21 years of age. Tickets are $20 per
person in advance or $25 at the door. Call (904) 642-
5200. Proceeds will benefit the Morocco Shrine and
are not tax deductible as a charitable contribution.
Submit items to Sidn Perry, sperry@fbnewsleader.com

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Elizabeth: The Golden Age
(Historical drama. PG-13.
114m.. 2007)
Weighed down by its splendor.
There are scenes where the cos-
tumes are so sumptuous, the
sets so vast, the music so insis-
tent, that we lose sight of the
humans behind the dazzle of the
production. But Cate Blanchett is
magnificently regal, and Clive
Owen plays a romantic, swash-
buckling, if historically inaccurate,
Sir Walter Raleigh. Directed by
Shekhar Kapur, who made the
much better "Elizabeth" (1998).
Rating: ** Y2
TheAssassination of
Coward Robert Ford
(Western. R. 160 m.. 2007)
One of the founders of the
cult of celebrity, the ruthless out-
law Jesse James (Brad Pitt)
attracts a young hero-worshipper
(Casey Affleck) whose adoration
shades into dangerous obses-
sion. A big-canvas Western with
an epic scope, sensationally pho-
tographed by Roger Deakins in
the tradition of "McCabe and Mrs.
Miller" and "Days of Heaven."
Directed by Andrew Dominik
("Chopper"), who depicts the
criminal and the coward in a
dance of death. Rating: *** 2
The Brave One
(Thriller, R. 122m. 2007)
Jodie Foster plays a radio
talker whose fiance is murdered
by muggers in Central Park.
Recovering from her own
wounds, she buys a gun for self-
protection, which turns into
revenge. This superior, percep-
tive thriller isn't a "Death Wish"
remake, but a psychological
study of a subtle understanding

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that takes shadowy form between
Foster and a detective played by
Terrence Howard. Directed by
Neil Jordan. Rating: *** Y'
Across the Universe
(Musical. PG 13,133 m. 2007)
Here is a bold, beautiful, visu-
ally enchanting musical where we
walk INTO the theater humming
the songs. Julie Taymor's "Across
the Universe" is an audacious
marriage of cutting-edge visual
techniques, heartwarming per-
formances, 1960s history and the
Beatles songbook. With Evan
Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, Joe
Anderson, Dana Fuchs, Martin
Luther and T.V. Carpio, who sings
"I Want to Hold Your Hand," and I
realized how wrong I was to ever
think that was a happy song. It's
not happy if it's a hand you are
never, ever going to hold. Lurking
here and there: Bono, Eddie
Izzard and Joe Cocker.
Rating: ****
The JaneAusten Book Club
(Romantic comedy. PG-13.
105m.. 2007)
Six members of a book club
read Jane Austen's six novels
over six months of their lives, in a
wise and witty romantic comedy
where Austen sometimes seems
to be advising them. You don't
have read the books to enjoy the
movie (but you may want to after-
ward). Rating: ***
2 Days in Paris
(Comedy. R. 96m.. 2007).
Julie Delpy and Adam
Goldberg play a New York
couple, she French, who wrap
up a miserable European holiday
by spending two days in Paris,
living above her parents.
Not your usual lovers-in-Paris
movie, but about two original,
quirky characters so obsessed
with their differences that Paris is
almost a distraction.
Written, directed, co-pro-
duced, edited and scored by
Delpy; when a woman takes that
many jobs, we slap her down for
vanity. When a man does, we call
him the new Orson Welles.
Rating: ***

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Eva Longoria
Parker and
Lake Bell in
"Over Her
Dead Body."
They play a
ghost and a
psychic bat-
tling over the
same man.

W y is nobody utterly
in awe of ghosts in
W "Over Her Dead
Body" and so many
other ghostcoms? Here is a
supernatural manifestation from
another realm, and everybody
treats it as a plot device. The
movie even drags in a Catholic
priest, who seems bewilderingly
ignorant of
b his church's
beliefs about
ghosts (they
S don't exist)
and treats
the situation
as an oppor-
tunity for
Roger setup: It's
Ebert the wedding
- ....- day of Henry
and Kate
PRESS and Eva
SYNDICATE Longoria).
She's a Type
A perfectionist who races mani-
cally around the reception
venue, straightening place set-
tings, adjusting decorations, and
flying into a rage at the ice sculp-
tor (Stephen Root) who has
delivered an ice angel - without
wings! She orders him to take it
back and bring her one with
wings, which, as everybody
knows, all angels possess. He
argues reasonably that you can't
just stick wings on an ice sculp-
ture. In a tragic accident involv-
ing the sculpture, Kate is killed.
Flash forward a decent
amount of time and Henry, still
in mourning, is informed by his
sister, Chloe (Lindsay Sloane),
that it's time for his life to begin
again. He should start dating. He
won't hear of it. He's still in love
with Kate. She persuades him to
visit Ashley (Lake Bell), a psy-
chic she knows. He does so. Is
she a real psychic? Some-times.
She begins to get vibes. So does
he. Neither one needs to be psy-
chic to realize they are falling in
love with each other.
I guess it's all right for psy-
chics (as opposed to psychia-
trists) to date their clients, but

Ashley seeks advice. She gets it
from Dan (Jason Biggs), her
partner in a catering business.
Also from Father Marks
(William Morgan Sheppard),
who also doesn't know that his
church doesn't believe in psy-
chics. (Was he ordained by mail
order? The church teaches that
consulting a psychic is a sin,
although it doesn't totally rule
out info from the other side, sug-
gesting it could be disinforma-
tion from Satan.) Anyway, mean-
while ... eek! The ghost of Kate
appears, none too pleased that
another woman has designs on
her man. She intends to sabo-

Cassandra's Dream
(Drama. PG-13.108 minutes)
Woody Allen's latest uses a
plot very similar to Lumet's
"Before the Devil Knows You're
Dead," to less effect. Colin Farrell
and Ewan McGregor play broth-
ers strapped for cash who are
asked by an uncle (Tom
Wilkinson) to commit a murder
for him. Good supporting work by
HayleyAtwell as the babe
McGregor is trying to impress,

Over Her Dead Body

Kate Eva Longoria Parker
Henry Paul Rudd
Ashley Lake Bell
Chloe Lindsay Sloane
Sculptor Stephen Root
Dan Jason Biggs
Father Marks
William Morgan Sheppard
Written and directed by:
Jeff Lowell
Produced by: Paul Brooks,
Scott Niemeyer, Peter Safran
and Norm Waitt
Running time: 95 minutes
Classified: PG-13 (for sexual
content and language)

tage their romance.
What happens then? Kate
looks completely real, although
she has no material presence
and can walk through walls, etc.
I always wonder why walls are
meaningless to such beings, but
they never fall through floors.
Do elevators go up without
them? Never mind. The plot
plays out as you would expect it
to, as the amazing presence of a
ghost is effortlessly absorbed
into the formula plot. If it were
me and a ghost, I'd put my per-
sonal agenda on hold and ask all
sorts of questions about the
afterlife. Wouldn't you?


and by Sally Hawkins as Farrell's
worried girlfriend, but the ending,
while plausible, is curiously
unsatisfactory, and Allen doesn't
seem at home with his London
Cockneys. Rating: **
(Horror. PG 13. 80 minutes)
Six yuppies flee from a tower-

Heaven, in this movie, is rep-
resented in the standard way:
Everything is blindingly white,
and everyone is garbed in white,
even an angel (Kali Rocha) who
has, by the way, no wings. Well
of course it doesn't. Being a pure
spirit, it has no need to fly. Kate
switches back to a conventional
wardrobe for her sojourns here
below. How would I depict heav-
en? As a featureless void with
speaking voices. I haven't decid-
ed about subtitles.
Even in a movie with a ghost,
the hardest thing to believe is a
revelation that Dan makes to
Ashley. They have worked
together five years, and yet she
is astonished. I will leave the rev-
elation for you to discover, only
adding that I believe it would be
impossible for Dan to work five
years in the catering industry
without his secret being obvious
to everyone.
Consider for a moment how
this movie might play if it took
itself seriously. Would it be bet-
ter than as a comedy? I suspect
so. Does the premise "her ghost
turns up and fights the new
romance" make you chuckle?
Me neither. It's the kind of angle
that could seem funny only at a
pitch meeting. Not only have we
been there, done that, we didn't
want to go there, do that in the
first place.

ing monster that is destroying
Manhattan; one of them carries a
video camera, and the entire
movie is shot "queasy-cam" style.
Undeniably scary, especially in
the first 45 minutes when we
don't know quite what is causing
the crisis. Produced by J.J.
Abrams, creator of TV's "Lost."
Rating: ***
(Thriller. R. 100 minutes)
Rating: ***

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Wounded Knee, (In Stereo) '14' B Ryan Philllppe. (In Stereo) 'PG-13' B Thandie Newton. (In Stereo) 'PG-13' B ment ment ment ment ment Jam Laura Linney. (In Stereo) 'PG-13' B
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WCWJ/9 (12:00) Good Night I, Robot **/2 (2004) Will Smith. |IBoiler Room *** (2000, Drama) Giovanni Ribisi. |Lopez iCW Now Aliens Life Is Wild 'PG, V' Crowned-Pageants Friends Friends Will Will Sex & Sex &
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ENCR Junior *** (1994, Comedy) Arnold Jumanji **V2 (1995, Fantasy) Cool Runnings *** (1993, Comedy-Drama) The Flintstones **V2 (1994) John The Benchwarmers *1/2 (2006) The Sixth Sense *** (1999, Suspense) Bruce Tales From the Crypt Presents
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Authors wanted
The 2008 Amelia Island Book
Festival is accepting submissions
from published authors of all gen-
res interested in taking part in the
festival scheduled for October.
For an author to be consid-
ered, the festival must receive a
copy of a book, author biography
and . i... .. i.,, or proposals for a
talk or workshop by March 1.
More details are on the Submit a
Book page at www.bookisland.
org. Mail books and materials to:
Amelia Island Book Festival, P.O.
Box 824, Amelia Island, FL 32035.
Help select authors
The Fernandina Beach branch
library has joined the Amelia
Island Book Festival in the selec-
tion process for authors for the
October 2008 event.
Between now and the end of
March the public can check out a
submitted book for up to two
weeks and offer a review. An eval-

nation form will be provided with
each book. This will help the festi-
val board decide which author to
In addition a Readers'
Committee will be formed com-
posed of readers in the communi-
ty who wish to offer regular evalu-
ations. The genres include
Fiction, Non-Fiction, Mystery,
Young Adult/Children and
Poetry. The books will be located
in the "CD" section of the library
and marked by a yellow sticker on
the cover labeled "Book Review."
For more information contact
Author and Book Review
Coordinator Attavia Facciolo
Facciolo at 491-7646 or e-mail
Attavia@bellsouth.net. Or call the
library at 277-7365.
Author at Flagler
Author Dennis Lehane will
speak on Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. in the
Flagler College Auditorium, 14
Granada St., St. Augustine.
Lehane has written several

novels, including Mystic River,
which was made into an Academy
Award-winning film starring Sean
Penn and directed by Clint
Eastwood. Another Lehane novel,
Gone, Baby, Gone, is the basis of
Ben Affleck's directorial debut
film of the same name. Martin
Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio
are currently working on the
movie adaptation of yet another
Lehane thriller, Shutter Island.
The event is free and open to
the public, but seating is limited.
For information, visit www.flagler.
Annual meeting
What happening with the new
library initiative? Who will
become the next president of the
Friends of the Library? Come cast
your ballot, listen to what's ahead
for a new library and enjoy meet-
ing other readers over refresh-
ments in the library at the annual
meeting on Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. at
the Fernandina branch library.

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The Fernandina Beach City Commission meetings are broadcast live on Fernandina Cablevision (FC)
Channel 7 @ 6pm each first and third Tuesday of the month.
Your Local Cable TV Providers

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1600 So. 14th Street * Fernandina Beach
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Universal Press Syndicate

Q I'm curious about the viral marketing cam-
. paigns for many big-budget movies (such as
"Cloverfield," as well as the "Batman Begins"
sequel "The Dark Knight"). 'The Dark Knight"
used websites that included puzzles in order to
unlock stills or pictures from the movie. One
allowed people to enter their e-mail addresses to
get a coordinate. With the coordinate, they could
enter it at the website and remove a pixel from a
vandalized picture of Aaron Eckhart (as Harvey
Dent from the film). As more people did this, more
pixels were removed, and at the end, the first photo
of the late Heath Ledger as the Joker was revealed
Besides this, there have been scavenger hunts
that would ultimately end in more photos being
released and lead to websites revolving around the
movie's events and mythology. Do you believe that
more studios will use this tactic to market their
product? - Jeremy Flores, Los Angeles
A "Viral marketing" is a term referring to a
* strategy that tries to involve a movie's target
audience in talking up a movie among their friends.
They tell others about the websites, the audience
grows, word-of-mouth spreads and the campaign
rolls under its own momentum. It is essentially a
practical application of Richard Dawkins' theory of
"memes," which are to ideas as genes are to heredi-
ty. He argues that certain ideas, beliefs, songs,
images, superstitions spread from mind to mind

and, like genes, the hardiest survive.

Q I was stunned by the death of Brad Renfro on
.Jan. 15. But what stunned me even more was
how little news there was about his death. Is Renfro
just not newsworthy? What gives? -Jerry Roberts,
Birmingham, Ala.
A The tragic loss of Brad Renfro was low-profile
. because he was a private person, not fodder
for the celebrity info mills. In contrast, an
Associated Press exec recently alerted reporters
that Britney Spears was a "big story," and the fact
that AP is now preparing an obit on Spears got
more coverage than the death of the fine actor
The public self-destruction of such as Spears,
Amy Winehouse and others has become a sick
media circus. Shamefully, the media is obsessed
with scandal, gossip and trivia, and is alienating the
serious and grown-up public.

Q I've heard you criticize the Teenage Mutant
*Ninja Turtles for only being a collective
group and not having any real character distinction
as individuals, aside from their weapons and being
color-coded. I'm not a fan of the Teenage Mutant
Ninja Turtles myself, but I found it kind of funny
that they each have their own separate article on
Wikipedia. - Will Lugar, Tulsa, Okla.
A Good gravy! Leonardo alone has an entry of
. 3,006 words! And forget about the starring
turtles: Wiki has descriptions of 155 supporting

Q I was reading some of the reviews of
. "Cloverfield" and wondering why every

review of a disaster movie must refer to 9/11. The
Japanese have made dozens of movies about the
destruction of Tokyo in the years since the atomic
bomb. Is America as traumatized about 9/11 as the
Japanese are about the atomic bomb, so that we
must now refer to it every time a movie featuring
large-scale destruction comes out? Producer J.J.
Abrams mentioned he saw Godzilla toys while in
Japan and decided America needed its own "mon-
ster." That's all there is to it. - Eric Paquette,
Sherwood Park, Alberta
A.I'm not sure we got a monster much different
.than Godzilla, but I know why the reviews
referred to 9/11. There is a shot of people fleeing
from a cloud of smoke and debris after the collapse
of a skyscraper that is an unmistakable reference to
TV footage on that tragic day.

Q What do you think of the controversial
Redesign of Rotten Tomatoes? User reaction
seems to be running 10-to-1 against. - Greg Nelson,
A. It's rotten. A nearly perfect site has been
-.junked up, tamed down and made nearly
unusable. Also anemic and ugly. What once took
two or three clicks now takes five or six, perhaps an
attempt to artificially inflate hits. I hope it listens to
the user outcry and does what Salon.com did a few
years ago: Bite the bullet, admit the error and
revert to the old design.
I recently looked up a Sundance film, was able to
see its Tomatometer (two favorable reviews, one
not), then was completely unable to find a way to
get to any of the three reviews. The typeface of the
review summaries, when you do find them, is so
small it's unreadable.

This is amazing: Countless users complain about
the ALL CAPS, and the editor responds that it's fine
on Firefox and ALL CAPS only on Internet Explor-
er. Is he seriously saying they unleashed this Beta
version without even LOOKING at it on Explorer?

Q In your review of "Memoirs of a Geisha," you
.quote Oscar Levant as having said: "I've been
in Hollywood so long, I knew Doris Day before she
was a virgin." I laughed at first, then realized I did-
n't know what I was laughing at.
The association of virginity and Doris Day is
indeed funny because of her famously clean image,
but I am not sure what Oscar Levant's joke is.
Assuming he was being facetious and hyperbolic,
wouldn't his words imply that she lost her virginity
quite young, which is something any film fan would
know is just not possible given her image?
Does it mean that she remained a virgin until,
let's say, around the age of 26 and during this time
Oscar got his foot in the business? Or could it pos-
sibly mean that she lost her virginity at, say, 18 or
so, which would imply that Oscar was around about
eight years longer in the business had she not been
a virgin? - Michael Green, Upland, Calif.
A I'm not sure I follow your math, but I think
:.Levant meant, "I've been around so long I
knew Doris Day before she BECAME a virgin." We
confuse a lively, spirited and gifted performer (who
was touring as a singer with the Les Brown orches-
tra at 15) with her image in countless movies.
As a callow young critic, I joined in the derision
of her image, but later sincerely apologized. The
fact is, Doris Day was a great and talented movie
star, with a singing voice clear as a bell.
Questions can be sent via the link at rogerebert.com.





OUT Continued from 1B
Valentine's Day basket filled with
many items including a two-night
stay at the Ash Street Inn, a sun-
set cruise for two, a carriage ride
for two, a round of golf for four, a
bottle of champagne and gift cer-
tificates. The American Heart
Association has donated a Go
Red basket that will also be raf-
Tickets are $5 each or five tick-
ets for $20 and can be purchased
from ABWA members at the fol-
lowing Fernandina Beach loca-
tions on Saturdays from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m.: Feb. 2 in front of Winn
Dixie; and Feb. 9 in front of
Publix. Or contact Esther
Schindler at 491-5790 or Carolyn
Guerrin at 261-8356. The drawing
will be held Feb. 12.

Meet someone special at 7
p.m. on Feb. 12 at The Grape,
10281 Midtown Pkwy.,
Jacksonville. All singles, ages 35-
49 at 6:20 p.m., or students and
young professionals ages 23-39
at 8:20 p.m., are welcome. Fee is
With Cupid.com/PreDating
you go on up to 12 six-minute
dates in one evening. You can
quickly determine whom you
would truly like to hear from
again. Registration is required at

The Fernandina Woman's
Club will host a Valentine's Card
Party on Feb. 13 from 1-4 p.m.
Cost is $5 per person. All kinds of
games are welcome - bridge,
canasta, dominoes, etc. There will
also be lots of door prizes. Coffee,
tea and deserts will be served.
Call Ruth Cooper at 261 -4338 for

ARIAS (Amelia Residents in
Action for the Symphony) has
planned an evening featuring
the Jacksonville Symphony
Orchestra's production of "La
Traviata" on Feb. 16, beginning
with dinner at the Ocean Club on
the Amelia Island Plantation and
followed by tickets and round-trip
transportation to Jacoby Hall.
Contact Fred Gieg at 321-
1363 for reservations or informa-

The Nassau Humane Society
annual Flea and Tick Sale will be
held Feb. 15 from 7:30 a.m.-3:30
p.m. and Feb. 16 from 7:30
a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Fernandina
Beach Municipal Airport hangar.
Contributions of household goods
and furniture are needed and are
tax deductible. Donations may be
dropped off at the shelter, 671
Airport Road, or call Penny
Landregan at 277-1152 or Guy
Sasanfar at 206-4092 or e-mail
guysasanfar@comcast.net to
arrange for pickup. Please no
computers or clothing.

The Amelia Island
Genealogical Society will meet
Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. at the
Fernandina Beach Police Station

HISTORY Continued from 1B
Church, 202 S. Ninth St., down-
town Fernandina Beach. Tickets
are $10 for adults and $3 for chil-
dren and can be purchased at
The UPS Store in the Publix
shopping center and at FLT, 1014
Beech St. and at the door. For
information about this and other
events, visit ameliaflt.org.

The Nassau County Libraries
and the Friends of the Nassau
County Libraries in partnership
with the Association for the Study
and Preservation of African
American History of Nassau
County will host an African-
American Read-in Chain on Feb.
4 from 6:30-7:45 p.m. at the
Fernandina Beach branch.
Join local community leaders,
teachers, ministers, and youths
as they read selections from
books, poems and speeches by
African-Americans. Call the library
at 277-7365. All programs are
free and open to the public.

The Yulee branch library will
feature Eleanor Simmons as the
special guest at the African-
American Read-In Chain on Feb.
4 from 6:30-7:45 p.m. at the
FCCJ Nassau Center, 76346
William Burgess Blvd., Yulee.
Readers of all ages are invited
to read selections from books,
poems and speeches by African-
American authors. For informa-

MUSEUM Continued from 1B

Marys, Ga., until the Union occu-
pied Amelia Island in March
1862. He then escaped to the
island, and returned to bring out
his wife and son. He lived here
until sometime late in 1862,
when he joined the 1st South
Carolina Volunteers - the first
slave regiment mustered into the
service of the United States dur-
ing the late Civil War. The compa-
ny was stationed near Hilton
Head, S.C.
Commander of the regiment
was a Unitarian minister from
Massachusetts named Thomas
Wentworth Higginson, a writer


Through a grant from Jacksonville's Woodcock family, t
Island Art Association, 18 N. Second St., Fernandina B
offering more children's art education the last Saturday
month froml0:30 a.m.-noon. Above, Anne Howden pos
her students and their work. Howden travels to Fernan
from her Connecticut home a few times a year. She has
art in Connecticut for 30 years. Pre-register by calling t
gallery 261-7020. Howden will be teaching in Februar
March. An additional workshop - in paper mAch6 - wil
offered by Howden on Thursdays Feb. 14, 21 and 28 f
3:30-5 p.m. Call 261-7020 to reserve a space.

Community Room, 1525 Lime St.
Guest speaker will be Michael
Toomey, who will present
"Internet/Technology Update
for Genealogists." Toomey will
share information on some of the
newest tools and innovations of
interest to genealogists. The
meeting is open to the public. For
more information, call 321-3460.

The Amelia Island Quilt
Guild presents its 11th annual
quilt show, "Quilts By the Sea,"
from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 22 and
23 at the Peck Center, South 10th
and Elm streets, Fernandina
Beach. Admission is $5.
Beyond a an exhibit of quilts
and quilting techniques will be a
juried quilt show, quilt raffle, craft
boutique, merchant mall featuring
demonstrations, silent auction,
appraisals and door prizes.
For more information contact
Carol Stotzner at stotznerbc@bell
south.net or visit www.aiquilters.

Explore protected waters, spot
birds and wildlife and surround
yourself with beautiful scenery by
joining Kayak Amelia and the
North Florida Land Trust on Feb.
23 for a kayak tour of scenic
Simpson Creek in the
Timucuan Preserve from 11
a.m.-3 p.m. No previous kayak
experience is necessary. Cost is
$55 and includes lunch, instruc-
tion and a 2-hour guided paddle.
If you prefer to bring your own
kayak, the cost is $35.
The tour is sponsored by
KayakAmelia and will be led by
owner Ray Hetchka. Proceeds
will benefit the North Florida Land

tion contact the Yulee branch at
* * *

In recognition of National
Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day,
the Coalition for the
Reduction/Elimination of Ethnic
Disparities in Health, Inc in collab-
oration with the members of
Prince Chapel AME, Third Mt.
Zion Baptist, other local churches,
the state Department of
Health/County Health Department
would like to invite you to partici-
pant in a health fair Feb. 9 from
10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Peck
Center, 516 South 10th St.,
For more information contact
Charles Albert, former mayor of
Fernandina, at 261-4113, Betty
Wilson, R.N., at 261-5100, or
Jennett Baker, R.N, nurse con-
sultant, at 556-3363.

The Southside Neighborhood
Association will host a program at
11 a.m. Feb. 16 at the Peck
Center in the Willie Mae Hardy
Ashley Auditorium, featuring
speaker Jennett Wilson Baker.

who held strong abolitionist
views. Promoted to corporal and
then sergeant, Sutton proved his
high intelligence and courage in
battle, and along with his compa-
ny, that African-American soldiers
would fight under any conditions.
Longacre says Sutton's history
was lost after 1866. There are no
contemporary photos or images
of him.
Higginson also was instru-
mental in getting the poetry of
Emily Dickinson published after
her death.
Longacre said many black vet-
erans came back to Amelia Island
after the Civil War and enjoyed a
certain amount of freedom with

Trust, which is dedicated
serving natural areas and
places in North Florida.
Space is limited; call K
Amelia at 251-0016 for re
tions and directions.

Faith Christian Acad
presents the eighth annu
Father-Daughter Ball at
Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Isl
Pavilion on Feb. 23 from
9:30 p.m., with live music
ing Les DeMerle and pro
Dress is semi-formala
dance shoes. Hors d'oeu
be served. Tickets are $7
father and daughter and
each additional daughter
book included, and are a
at Faith Christian Acader
96282 Brady Point Road
Fernandina Beach. All ac
welcome. Limited seating
able. For more information

The Amelia Commui
Theatre Guild will host C
Night from 5:30 to 10 p.
23 at Amelia Island Plai
Games will be provided b
Center Music and Events
buffet dinner will be prep
My Personal Chef. Also i
in the evening will be a fi
bar, prizes and a silent ai
Proceeds go the A.C.T. b
fund. Tickets are $85 anc
available at the theater o
ing 261-6749. Dress is re


"Menopause the Mu

comes to the Times-Union
Center Moran Theater Feb. 6
through March 2.
Four women meet at a lingerie
sale with nothing in common but a
black-lace bra and memory loss,
hot flashes, night sweats, not
enough sex, too much sex and
more. This joyful musical parody
is set to 25 classic baby-boomer
songs from "Puff, My God I'm
Draggin'" to the disco favorite
"Stayin' Awake, Stayin' Awake."
Tickets are $45.50. Call 1-888-
860-BWAY or buy online at
* * *

The Southern Arts
Federation's first Short Circuit
Traveling Film Festival comes
to the FCCJ Kent Campus
Auditorium on Feb. 7 at 7 p.m.
and The Wilson Center-FCCJ
South Campus on Feb. 13 at 7
The festival will spotlight 12
he short films created by filmmakers
Beach, is living and working in the
y of each Southeastern United States.
ses with Admission is free.
dina The festival is a program of the
taught Southern Arts Federation, a non-
the profit regional arts organization.
y and For more information visit www.
11 be artistseries.fccj.org and click on
rom the Short Circuit Film Festival link.

The Little Women of
Fernandina Beach will hold its
to pre- annual Variety Show on Feb. 8
d special and 9 at the Fernandina Beach
Woman's Club, 201 Jean Lafitte
Kayak Ave. in Fernandina Beach.
eserva- Tickets are $5 and may be pur-
chased in advance from a Little
Women member or at the door.
lemy The show starts at 7 p.m. both
jal evenings. For more information e-
tThe mail littlewomenfb@gmail.com.
and * * *
n 6:30- The Ritz Theatre and LaVilla
featur- Museum presents Jasmine Guy
fessional in "Raisin' Cane" on Feb. 9.
A theatrical portrait in poise,
and poetry and jazz, the one-woman
ivres will show captures the power, beauty
75 for and brilliance of the Harlem
$35 for Renaissance. "Raisin' Cane" illu-
, memory minutes the words and ideas of
available Langston Hughes, Zora Neal
my, Hurston, W.E.B. Dubois and
many others. For tickets and
ges are show times visit the Ritz Theatre
g is avail- box office, 829 N. Davis St. in
on call Jacksonville, Ticketmaster.com,
call (904) 632-5555 or visit
nity --
Casino "Happily Red," a cabaret con-
m. Feb. cert to benefit Theatre
nation. Jacksonville, will be presented
by Stage Feb. 9 at the Harold K. Smith
s and a Playhouse, 2032 San Marco
ared by Blvd. in Jacksonville. Opening
included reception is at 6:30 p.m., curtain
ull cash at 8 p.m.
action. There will be a special guest
Building appearance by award-winning
d are star of Broadway, film and TV,
r by call- Linda Purl. Also performing will be
sort Sarah Boone. Three major prizes
will be raffled including stays in
Savannah, Ga., St. Augustine or
Amelia Island. Raffle tickets are
$10 each or 3 for $25. Silent auc-
sical" tion items include fine dining,

All are invited to come out and
hear this great speaker and share
in the theme: "A Time To Learn
And Remember." For more infor-
mation call 583-3085.

Dr. Carolyn Williams will speak
on "The Legacy of Martin Luther
King Jr.: The Beloved Community
and Multiculturalism" on Feb. 25
at 6:30 p.m. at the Fernandina
Beach branch library.
Williams, a native of
Jacksonville, is an associate pro-
fessor in the Department of
History, supervisor of the Gender
Program, and
co-director of
the Bette J.
Center at the
University of Williams
North Florida.
In fall 2000 Williams inter-
viewed elderly African-Americans
in Nassau County. A narrative
was constructed and has been
donated to the Amelia Island
Museum of History.

Butterfly: The Colors of the
Beach Lady, a Nassau Women's
Information Exchange luncheon
with Carol Alexander, will be held
Feb. 28 from noon-1 p.m. at the
Martin Luther King Center, 1200
Elm St., Fernandina Beach.
Alexander will talk about the

no residential segregation.
African-Americans held public
office, such as Henry Hannrahan,
who was marshal and tax collec-
tor from 1870-71, and Turner
Duling, who held the same posi-
tion from 1871-81.
Hannrahan was also a veteran
of the 1st South Carolina
Volunteers. African-Americans
were also continuously on the
city council. This was a time
when Amelia Island was boom-
ing, and offered 22 hotels includ-
ing the Egmont, which was con-
sidered by some to be the finest
in the United States.
But in the late 1880s, said
Longacre, African-Americans


life and work of MaVynne Oshun
Betsch and show part of the doc-
umentary film "The Beach Lady".
The program is free and open
to the public. Brown-baggers are
welcome. Box lunches may be
purchased for $10 and must be
prepaid by Feb. 22. Checks
should be made payable to FCCJ
and may be submitted to the
FCCJ Betty P. Cook Nassau
Center or to any library branch.
Call the Yulee branch at 548-
4467 or the Fernandina Beach
branch at 277-7365.

Blair Underwood, actor, direc-
tor, producer and author, will be
the featured speaker at the 27th
Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Scholarship Luncheon, presented
by the University of North
Florida's Intercultural Center for
PEACE. Underwood will speak
about lessons he's learned on his
life journey.
The luncheon will be held from
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Feb. 21
at the University Center Banquet
Hall on the UNF campus. The
Grammy-winning gospel group
"Take 6" will also perform.

began to systematically be
stripped of their rights, partly due
to the country's deep recession.
Abraham Lincoln Lewis was
born on Amelia Island in 1865.
Founder of American Beach, he
would also become the richest
African-American in Florida as
president of the Afro-American
Insurance Co. He purchased the
land for American Beach in 1935,
making it the first African-
American resort community.
Longacre's hour-long presen-
tation is offered every Saturday
and Sunday at 2 p.m. or by
appointment throughout
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pampering services, jewelry and
more. Performance tickets are
$60 in advance. V.I.P. tickets are
$100 and include an after-party at
Caf6 Carman. Call (904) 396-

"Breaking Up is Hard to Do"
runs through Feb. 10 at the
Alhambra Dinner Theatre, 1200
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville.
Set in Esthers Paradise Resort
in 1960, this madcap musical
takes the audience back to the
Catskills and an age of fun and
escapism. Featuring Neil
Sadaka's favorites: "Breaking Up
Is Hard To Do," "Where The Boys
Are," "Happy Birthday Sweet
Sixteen," "Stupid Cupid," "Love
Will Keep Us Together" and many
more. Call the box office at (904)
641-1212 or visit www.alham

Florida Community College
DramaWorks presents readers
theater presentations of

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5 Disinterested
10 Spots for
14 Overly
admire, in a
15 Vino variety
16 Othello's
17 Deteriorate
through use
18 Flat
20 Flat
22 Eliot's "The
Hollow "
23 Drive
24 Mail motto
26 Flat
28 Dugout
32 "The Star-
33 Writer
34 Order
beyond the
37 Faux
40 Flat
43 Crime
solver's aid
44 Complete,
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45 Very SoHo
46 Big name in
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river (Var.)
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65 Early fatality
66 Month after
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71 Some bills
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3 Bohemian,
4 Suitor's
5 Eruption
6 Weaver's
7 Did crew
8 Sheepish
9 Shriner's
10 One-
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12 Century
13 Repaired a
shoe, in a
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21 Captain's
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"Goodbye" and "Killing Game"
Feb. 15-16 at 8 p.m. at the
Nathan H. Wilson Center for the
Arts-Studio Theatre, Florida
Community College South
Campus, 11901 Beach Blvd.,
Jacksonville. General admission
is $5. Seating is limited.
For more information call 904-
Note: Both presentations con-
tain language some may find
offensive. Not recommended for
younger audiences.


Fran Doyle will bring his spe-
cial brand of Irish, Scottish and
maritime folk music to Wicked
Davey's at 9 p.m. on Feb. 2
and 9. This jovial redhead's reper-
toire includes more than 300
With an uncanny sense of the
wishes of his audience, he'll
entertain with selections from the
broad spectrum of music.


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"FLAT-OUT" by Henry Quarters






100 ANNOUNCEMENTS 204 Work 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-in 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 864 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 Room 901 Automobiles
201 Help Wanted 400 FINANCIAL 603 Miscellaneous 616 Storage/ Warehouses 703 Sports Equipment Sales 810 Farms & Acreage 855 Apartments-Furnished 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


102 Lost & Found
FOUND - Large orange cat, obvious pet,
over a month ago in Yellow Bluff Rd area,
but we just got him. Contact Cats Angels:
If you have lost your cat or dog, pls
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.).
MISSING DOG - Chihuahua/Jack Russell
mix, black & white, collar/no tags, vic.
Atlantic Self Storage on AIA, Yulee. Very
friendly. Name "Buddy". (904)415-5111

104 Personas
You can run your classified ad in over 100
Florida newspapers for $475. Call this
newspaper or (866)742-1373 for more
details or visit: www.florida-classifieds.
com. ANF

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105 Public Notice

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
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 adver-
tised 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.

S201 Help Wanted
DRIVER NEEDED - with container exp.
for local truck owner. Good driving record.
No DUI's. Top pay w/perks. Please call Jim
at (904)556-3315.
P/T Home-Based Internet Business -
Earn $500-$1000/mo. or more. Flexible
hours. Training provided. No selling req'd.
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& Saturday a must. Hours: 8:30am-
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201 Help Wanted I
position available at First Coast
Community Bank. We are looking for
candidates with at least 1-2 yrs
commercial and consumer loan experience
and extensive knowledge of Metavante
loan system (including file maintenance)
required. Excellent customer service skills
also required. For more information and to
submit your resume, please visit the
Career Opportunities link on our website
at www.fccbank.com. First Coast Comm-
unity Bank is an Equal Opportunity
Employer supporting Diversity in the
workplace. M/F/D/V.
shift. Local & airport shuttle. Must be
island resident. Call 753-3734.
NOW HIRING - Local cleaning company
looking for 6 high energy people. Must be
responsible. Previous cleaning preferred.
Please call (904)556-1455.
Drivers: CALL TODAY - Bonus & paid
orientation 36-43cpm. Earn over $1000
weekly. Excellent benefits. Class A & 3
mos. recent OTR required. (800)635-
8669. ANF
LOCAL DEALERSHIP - looking for
technicians. Fax resume to 491-8966.
Earn $800-$3200 Monthly
to drive brand new cars
with ads placed on them.
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)225-8134.
NEEDED - Apply in person at Wicked
Davey's, 232 N. 2nd St., 3 blocks north
of the Palace, after 5pm. Ask for Jason.

201 Help Wanted
IMMEDIATE OPENINGS for quality-minded
Hair Stylist and Nail Tech. Positive
attitude, Experience and great commission
rates with bonus incentives. Hair Salon in
established Ocean View Location. All
inquires will be treated with TOTAL
confidentiality. E-mail us your credentials
to: ameliaislandlaqmail.com.

Our Top Regional Driver - Made
$68,975 in 2007. How much did YOU
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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.
- Part-time associates. Meat department -
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or at the store, Winn Dixie, Yulee.
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clubs.com. Customer service experience a
plus! Hiring is going on now.

I 201 Help Wanted I
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
working conditions - Excellent Benefit
Package - Join one of the fastest growing
Hospitality Management Companies in the
Southeast. Apply in person. NO PHONE
Hiring painters & painter helpers. Pay
based on experience. Apply in person
@ 1 N. 4th Street #206. (904)583-1333.
- to work with single surgeon. Part-time
position, mainly Mondays and Fridays. Fax
resume to (912)729-8133.
well-established system. Bar-B-Q training
a plus. F/T work. Some night & weekend
shifts. Apply in person 9-11am at Sonny's,
2742 S. 8th St. EOE
housekeepers. Positions open immed-
iately. Great pay and flexible work hours.
- Fast-paced individual who is friendly and
detail-oriented needed for busy medical
office. Medical office experience and
knowledge of Lytec or other medical
scheduling software required. Fax resume
to: (912) 729-8133
MEMBERS - From 5am-10pm. Must be
able to work weekends & have own
transportation. Must have clean back-
ground. Fernandina Beach area. Starting
pay $8.00 & up. 1-800-537-1376 ext. 549



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201 Help Wanted
is accepting applications for all positions:
Manager, Servers, Food Runners, Hosts,
Cooks. Apply in person 9am-5pm
3199 S. Fletcher Ave., F.B.
Family Service Counselors -
Great Career Opportunity
We are currently seeking F/T and P/T
case managers to work in Nassau
County. Bachelor's degree in Human
Services or a related field required. At
least two years child welfare experience
is preferred. This is a great opportunity
for retirees or college graduates. In
order to process your resume by the
start of our next certification on March
10, 2008, please submit resume as
soon as possible.
Mail resume to Jim Adams, CEO, Family
Support Services of North Florida, 4057
Carmichael Ave., Suite 101, Jack-
sonville, FL 32207 or email: Jim.Adams
(lfssnf.or. EOE M/F/D/V
needed for weekdays and some
weekends. Apply in person 9am-4pm,
Amelia Island Lodging Systems, 2245
Sadler Road.
time position, 15-20 hours per week. Will
train. Apply in person only. The UPS Store,
1417 Sadler Rd.
P/T Night-Auditor
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Dermatology office. Great pay and
benefits. Fax resume to Summer at 261-
SHIFT (11PM to 7AM)
Apply in person at Elizabeth Pointe
Lodge 98 S. Fletcher Avenue.
HOUSEKEEPER - will come in & clean
once or twice weekly. For appt. call Janet
Home Maintenance and Repairs

201 Help Wanted
Hair Salon Business for Sale -
HAIR SALON in established location
looking for Tenant. FREE RENT included.
Negotiable lease terms. Stop working for
others and own your own HAIR SALON. EZ
Qualifying. E-mail us your credentials to:

The Nassau County Sheriff's Office is
accepting applications for an LPN in the
Detention Facility to provide
professional nursing services to a large jail
inmate population. LPN position will
require: evening and weekend hours,
extensive walking on cement floors and
rapid emergency response.
Applicants MUST ATTACH a copy of their
current Florida state (LPN) License to their
application. The successful applicant must
also pass a Sheriff's Office background
investigation, a physical exam, drug
screen and polygraph prior to employ-
Salary: $35,000.00 plus full benefit
package available
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Applications may be obtained at the
Sheriff's Office - 76001 Bobby Moore
Circle, Yulee, or online at www.nassau
countvsheriff.com. Application must be
signed and "Notarized" - Incomplete
Applications will NOT be considered.
The Nassau County Sheriff's Office Is
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206 Child Care

BABYSITTING - Certified teacher will
babysit in your home or mine. Days,
nights, weekends. CPR/FA certified. (904)
CHILDCARE HOME - Has space available.
Monday - Friday 7am - 5:30pm. Hot
meals, a clean loving safe environment for
your little one. We have a 100%
compliance rating with DCF's most recent
inspection! Over 23 years experience. Call
(904)261-3898 to schedule your
interview. The Tot Spot. Lisa McGowan-

401 Mortgages
Bought & Sold
ARE YOU RECEIVING payments on a
note or mortgage you own? Would you
rather have CASH now? Call Hugh
Williams 753-1415.

502 Livestock
& Supplies
HORSES BOARDED - Stalls with turnouts
& pasture, cleaned daily, 120 ft. round
pen, hot walker. Barn manager w/25 yrs.
exp. lives on site. (904)548-7468
HORSE FOR SALE- 23 y.o gray
Arabian/QH gelding, approx 15 hands. NO
VICES. Ties, loads, bathes, good with
farrier. Great kids horse. $1200.00/OBO

503 Pets/Supplies
registered Bassett Hound. 3 1/2 years old.
Needs fenced in yard. Wonderful with kids.
Call 849-7077 for more info.
COCKER SPANIEL - free to good home.
Great with kids. Beautiful male dog,
approx. 2 yrs. old. (904)415-0532

601 Garage Sales
Grand Parke Blvd., Flora Parke. Sat. 2/2,
11am. Body stuff, bedding, lamps, stroller,
highchair, and more. 2106 Jekyll Ct,
across from Y.M.C.A. Three families. Rain
YARD SALE - 2045 Oak Marsh Drive. Fri.,
Feb 1 and Sat, Feb 2. 8:00am - 5:00pm.
Big freezer, furniture.

601 Garage Sales

PHA Tenant Council
Will be having a Garage Sale
February 1, 2008 & February 22, 2008,
starting @ 9:30AM-3:30PM
Our location:
Fernandina Beach Housing Authority
1300 Hickory Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
23939 CRESCENT PARKE CT. - Flora
Parke subdivision. Antiques, collectibles,
birdcage, entertainment center, toys,
clothes, books, much more. Sat., 2/2,
7am - ?.
Chairs, dressers, wicker, rugs, China
cupboard, coffee tables, end tables,
pictures, China set for 8, decorator fabric,
much more. 2186 Sadler Rd, Feb. 1 and
Feb. 2, 8am.
2/2, 8am-? 6+ houses. Furn., pingpong
table, D/R suite, bureaus, books, ladies
clothes, toys hh items, lots of stuff! 2000-
2009 Sunrise Dr. N. 18th, rt on Highland
Dr., 1st rt on Pkwy, turns into Sunrise.
2/2, 8am. 125 S. 6th Street.
ESTATE SALE - Antique Road Show
Treasures, furniture, antique glassware,
kitchen items. All inside. 2717 S. Fletcher.
Sat. 2/2, 8am-?
clothes, toys, furniture. Sat. 2/2, 8am-
12pm. 802 Diane Dr., off Amelia Road,
SATURDAY, 2/2, 8am - 610 Little Piney
Island Point. Kit tbl & chairs, furniture,
wed dress sz 4, fish equip, electronics,
ESTATE SALE by Amelia Island
Antiques - Feb. 1 & Feb. 2, 8 am - 2 pm.
Bedroom suit, antique poster bed, full
kitchen, China, kitchen set. Garage full,
tools, wood lathe, air compressor. Natures
Gate, look for signs. Please park
LOTS OF FURNITURE - Drop leaf tables,
chairs, chest of drawers, baby clothes,
toys, misc. $1 bags, you fill. Sat., 2/2 and
2/9, 8am-5pm. Follow yellow signs. 85462
Avant Rd, (904)225-8478.
Amelia Park. Furniture, deco accessories,
Polo means, etc. 1887 Perimeter Rd. W. in
alley. 8-12

601 Garage Sales

HUGE GARAGE SALE - Sat., 2/2. 1537
Lisa Ave. Kids furniture, baby furniture,
gym equipment, American Girl and
HUGE YARD SALE - Something for
everyone. Off Barnwell Rd., 4168 Palm
Bluff Dr., follow the signs. Fri. 2/1, 9am-
11am & Sat. 2/2, 8am-noon. Girls
clothing 6X-12. DVD's, microwave, dryer,
trampoline, bikes, toys, games.
Marsh Bend (off Barnwell Road). Antiques,
furniture, riding mower, generator,
universal weight machine, clothes, &
much more. Fri. 2/1 & Sat. 2/2, 8am.

1602 Articles for Sale
behind child cart, $75 each. Navy-heriz
Karastan rug, 8.8 x 12, new $2200. Will
sell for $850. Call (904)583-8464.
Like new, $170/OBO. (904)261-8321
METAL FLAT FILES - Approx. 3 ft. x 4 ft.
Warehouse shelving 2 ft. x 4 ft. x 10 ft.
(approx. 20 units). Best offer. Call Chris
at good prices. Furniture, knick-knacks,
glass ware, big people clothes & small
people clothes. Too much to list. Sat. 2/2,
8am-? Rain cancels until next weekend.
Off Clearwater Rd. in Nassauville. Follow


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Roaches? - Harris Famous roach Tablets,
guaranteed to kill roaches since 1922.
Over 100 tablets treats entire home, less
than 45. Sold at Publix, hardware stores.
Chevy LWB truck bed, '96, 2-tone blue,
exc. condition, $400. Also, 9' pool table,
good condition, $500. (904)662-7456 or

S 609 Appliances
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

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-






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Prices!" 25x30 now $4100. 25x40 $5400.
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702 Boat Supplies/
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split, 2100sf, 12x24 shed w/electric,
screened porch, privacy fenced. $163,900.
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doublewide. Fireplace, CH&A. Completely
redone, new carpet, new floors.
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804 Amelia Island Homes
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3BR/2BA HOUSE - with extra room for
study or office. New roof, new heat & air,
new exterior paint, 1/2 mile from beach.
$207,000/OBO. Call (478)453-2053,
(478)456-3940. Seller is licensed broker.
3BR/2BA ON ISLAND - Oversized lot.
Asking $210,000. Call (904)261-0551 or
3BR/2BA FORECLOSURE! - $23,300.
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(800)366-9783 ext 5760. ANF
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beach. 1700 sq. ft., 3BR/2BA, split floor
plan. 1603 Canterbury Ln. $230,000. Call
(904)753-2975 or (904)491-0230.
OPEN HOUSE SAT., FEB. 2 - 2851 Scrub
Jay Lane, off Diane, off S. 14th. Fenced
backyard. Possible seller financing.
garage. Great location. Close to schools,
shopping & the beach. FSBO. $219,900.
3% realtor co-op. (386)864-8468



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1854 Carnation St * Amelia Park * 3BR/2.5BA * $369,000
1717 Geddes Lane * Amelia Park * 3BR/3BA * $795,000
1892 Gardenia * Amelia Park * 3BR/2BA * $549,000
2087 Bonnie Oaks Dr * Cashenwood * 3BR/2BA * $229,000
302 Lighthouse Lane * 3BR/2.5BA * $349,900
503 Crosswind Dr * Seaside * 4BR/3BA * $575,000


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86103 Montauk Dr * 4BR/3BA * $349,000
86096 Montauk Dr * 4BR/3BA, 2 Part Baths * $326,900
86351 Eastport Dr * 4BR/3BA * $419,900
86170 Eastport Dr * 4BR/3BA * $399,500
85052 Sagaponack Dr * 4BR/3BA * $384,000
85196 Sagaponack Dr * 4BR/3BA * $385,000
85303 Bostick Wood Dr * 4BR/3BA * $449,900
85449 Bostick Wood Dr * 4BR/4.5BA * $750,000
85136 Bostick Wood Dr * 4BR/3BA * $419,000
96220 Long Beach Dr * 3BR/2BA * $254,900
96071 Long Beach Dr * 3BR/2BA * $289,000
86143 Moriches Dr * 4BR/4BA * $429,900
861361 N Hampton Club * 4BR/3BA * $543,500
96063 Roxabogue * 4BR/3BA * $375,000
86098 Remsenburg Dr * 4BR/3.5BA * $349,900
85243 Napeague Dr * 3BR/3BA * $1,150,000

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804 Amelia Island Homes
Gorgeous 3BR/2BA home. 2210 Atlantic
Ave. Marsh view & short walk to beach.
large kitchen w/SS appliances, vaulted
ceilings, fireplace, hardwood floors,
ceramic tile, 2-car garage, privacy
fencing. $1500/mo. (904)277-3050. Mac
Daniel Realty. Realtor/Owner.
FSBO - Greatly reduced. $649,000.
Amelia Park, 4BR/3BA overlooking the
lake. Approx. 2950sf. Upgraded cabinets &
granite countertops. Call 557-4433 or

805 Beaches
Visit www.oceanfrontamelia.com for a
complete list, or call Bob Gedeon at
Oceanfront Realty (904)261-8870.
Ocean view. Sandpiper community, 3BR/
3.5BA, private elevator, rooftop terrace.
Many upgrades. $1,150,000. 310-6464

1 806 Waterfront
Waterfront Homes & Lots - Call (904)
261-4066 for information. C.H. Lasserre,
Low-country style home. Lots of citrus,
pear, fig trees. Private, quiet area.
$725,000. Call (904)261-7452.
LOT/S - for sale now. Piney Island 1.5
acres each or 3 acre parcel. Possible dock
access. Call (904)860-3150.
WATERFRONT - 5.65 acre estate for sale
or lease. 4BR/3.5BA, pool. Will sub-
divide. Gorgeous views. Very private. Call

807 Condominiums
shares, 13 weeks annually for sale in
dramatic 3BR/3BA oceanfront Amelia
Island condo. Breathtaking views from
every room. $350,000 per share. Serious
buyers are invited to call (678)570-8428
or email christydroe@bellsouth.net
3BR/2BA, near the beach, many up-
grades, garage. $294,500. Nick Deonas
Realty (904)277-0006.
TOWN CENTER - Only 3BR/2BA condo
available in Esplanade. never slept in, first
floor, granite countertops, 2 indoor
parking spots. $298,500. (904)879-7130

S808 Off Island/Yulee
FSBO - Oyster Bay marsh view lakefront,
1/2 acre corner lot. 3BR/2.5BA detached
oversized garage. $399K. (904)321-0060
MARSH VIEW - Lakefront corner lot off
Barnwell in Water's Edge. Mature oaks.
$175K. (904)321-0060

809 Lots
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.
LOT FOR SALE, 400 X 75 - At end of
Why Rd, off Scott Rd, adjacent to Summer
Beach. Call (386)677-9964 after 5pm,
anytime weekends.
CORNER LOT - on Lisa Ave. Backs up to
Fort Clinch. One block to beach. Call
Sea Marsh Rd. Beautiful wooded
110'X152' lot. Includes ARB approved
house plans. $365,000. (404)372-6055
F/B CITY LIMITS - 1.759 acres zoned
R-2 200x400. Many possibilities. 524 N.
11th St. Reduced $115,000. Now
$235,000. Paul Werling, Prudential Chaplin
Williams (904)556-9402.
Buy Now, Build Later on Amelia Island.
Gated community, coastal architecture,
walk to beach, builder freedom plus owner
financing. Great Value! www.Landyns
$170K, below market price. (646)265-

1810 Farms & Acreage
APPROX 6.5 ACRES - Beautiful
homesite, no clearing needed. Big oak &
palm trees. Hilliard/Kings Ferry. In the
country, bring your horses. $110,000.
71 ACRES - 20 yr. set pines/hardwoods;
secluded hunting/residential retreat. Pond.
Near 1-16 & excellent schools. Bulloch
County, GA. $6,250/acre. (912)687-
1994 or (912)865-2278 (leave message).
40 Acres high & dry, fenced & cross
fenced, 2 chicken barns good condition,
compost barn, deep well & electricity,
$13,000 per acre. 13 Acres, pond,
fenced, $12,000 per acre. Will sell
separate or together. Call Debbie after
5:00 (904)845-2806 or (904)626-8283,
Iv msg.

1814 West Nassau County
2007, detached garage, in city limits of
Hilliard. 3BR/2 full baths, kitchen, dining
room, living room, laundry room, fenced
in yard. Call Dawn (904)813-5961.
NEW 3BR/2BA - on 1.5 acres. Many
upgrades. $198,000. Owner financing with
5% down & approved credit. Located on
Holiday Dr., Callahan. (904)753-2155
DR, LR, 1 acre, Hilliard. (904)260-4300

817 Other Areas
$59,900. Minutes to Asheville, NC. Enjoy
sweeping mountain vistas, a mile of
Riverfront, walking/fitness trails, & more.
Amenities include gated entrance, lodge &
riverside BBQ. Excellent financing
available. Call for more info or to schedule
tour (877)890-5253 ext 3484, www.see
riverhighlandsnc.com. Offer void where
prohibited by law. ANF
ABSOLUTE AUCTION - Developer close-
out sale. New 1, 2 & 3 bedroom condos in
Viera Beach, FL. 20 left from 250+. 10
are being sold ABSOLUTE 2/10 at 1pm.
Viera Holiday Inn. (941)373-1433,
www.MarshaWolakAuctions.com, AU3600
AB2578 BK536374. ANF
NC MOUNTAINS - 2 acres with great
view, very private, big trees, waterfalls &
large public lake nearby. $69,500. Call
now (866)789-8535. ANF
LOG CABIN - Only $69,900. Lake access
with free boat slips. Own the dream! New
2,128sf log cabin package at spectacular
160,000 acre recreational lake! Paved
road, u/g utilities, excellent financing. Call
now (800)704-3154 ext 1712. ANF
STUCK IN FLORIDA? - Can't sell what
you own? TRADE your property for one of
our lakefront homes or lots in the
mountains of North Georgia or Western
North Carolina. Call Darin at Bender

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AUCTION DATE - Feb. 9th, 10am. 2903
W. Trilby Ave., Tampa, FL 33611. Great
investment property! 7% Buyers Premium
FL#AU3319, BK#3088842. Dan Mahaney
(239)292-1119 u-auction.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.
Greenville, SC - Own a beautiful new
3BR/2BA home for only 5% down & owner
will finance. Monthly pymts. from $695.
Call (888)579-0275. ANF
Tennessee - Affordable lake prop-
erties on pristine 34,000 acre Norris
Lake. Over 800 miles of shoreline. Call
Lakeside Realty TODAY! (888)291-5253 or
visit www. lakesiderealtyv-tn.com. ANF


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31676 Sq. Ft.

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Lot 14: *189,500
4 bed * 2 bath * 1,845 sq. ft
Lot 29: *186,500
4 bed *2 bath * 1,61 I sq.ft.
Lot 28: *200,900
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includes utilities and internet. (904)557-
in 3BR/2BA house. All utilities included.
$150 per week. Call (904)491-1521.
3BR/2BA House to share, including
garage. Walking distance to beach.
$725/mo. (904)321-0871
ROOMMATE WANTED - $450 monthly,
utilities included. Service animals only.
3BR/2BA located on Amelia Island. 556-
2666 or 277-8026, leave message.
3BR condo. $600/mo. + deposit. Utilities,
Internet, cable included. No smoking. Call
(904)310-6397 or (904)662-4365.
MATURE PERSON - to share 2BR/2BA
south end condo. Pool, fireplace, garage.
$550 plus. (904)335-0993

1853 Mobile Home LotsI

50' X 100' MOBILE HOME LOT - for rent
in Yulee. Nice, quiet, safe community.
Deposit, references, credit & background
check required. $295/mo. Call (904)225-
5151 ext 15.

855 Apartments

AMELIA PARK - Furnished Studio
Apartment. $650/mo + $500 security
deposit. No smoking. Service animals
only. 277-2680.
OCEAN FRONT - Furnished 1BR/1BA apt.
$800/mo. + $500 dep. Utilities included.
Available immediately. (904)261-6252
Elect., water, garbage, washer/dryer, cable
TV all furnished. In Nassauville. 6 mo.
lease. $450/mo. + $300 dep. 277-3819

gated, includes all utilities. Beach access.
No smoking. $1000. (904)206-1071 or

855 Apartments

AMELIA PARK - Furnished Studio
Apartment. $650/mo + $500 security
deposit. No smoking. Service animals
only. 277-2680.
OCEAN FRONT - Furnished 1BR/1BA apt.
$800/mo. + $500 dep. Utilities included.
Available immediately. (904)261-6252
Elect., water, garbage, washer/dryer, cable
TV all furnished. In Nassauville. 6 mo.
lease. $450/mo. + $300 dep. 277-3819
gated, includes all utilities. Beach access.
No smoking. $1000. (904)206-1071 or

856 Apartments

2BR/1.5BA Oceanview Townhome -
CH&A, Ig porches, W/D hookup. No
smoking. Svc animals only. 1 yr. lease.
$875/ mo. + dep. 737 N. Fletcher. 261-
2BR/1BA, kitchen and D/R. Furnished or
unfurnished. Utilities included. (904)277-
3407 or (904)556-2353
NEAR BEACH - Upstairs 2BR/1BA, sun
deck, recently remodeled, CH&A, W/D
hookup, ceiling fans. Available Feb 1st.
57 S. Fletcher. $900/mo. (904)277-4851.
$421/MO. 4BR/2BA - HUD Home. (5%
down 20 years @ 8% apr). More homes
available from $199/mo. For listings call
(800)366-9783, ext. 5669. ANF
For Rent - 2BR/1.5BA townhouse apt.
Newly rebuilt. CH&A, stove, refrig., d/w,
carpet. $795/mo. + dep. & ref's. 828
Nottingham Dr. (904)261-3035
705 WHITE ST, APT #2 - 1BR/1BA. On
the Amelia River. CH/AC. W/D hookup.
Large yard. S/W/G included. $550/mo +
$550 sec. dep. 261-3158. Avail 2/1/08.
on island, convenient location, private,
available for clean, mature, non-smoking.
Utilities incl. $600/mo. Deposit required.
Lease. (904)753-1116

1BR/1BA STUDIO APT. - shared fenced
in yard. $600/mo. + $500 dep., pets
permitted, utilities not included. PIs call M-
F 8:30-5p or leave msg. (904)277-5606



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856 Apartments
2641 FIRST AVE. - 1600sf, 3BR/2BA
apartment. Washer & dryer hookup. Walk
to the beach. $1250/mo. + $1250 dep.
Call (904)277-4821.
patio. $895. Ready now. Nick Deonas
Realty, Inc. (904)277-0006.
OCEANSIDE 1BR/1BA - Main beach
area. Utilities included except gas. $670 +
sec. (904)277-8749 or (847)867-3163
705 WHITE ST, APT #3 - Upstairs.
Gorgeous views of the Amelia River.
2BR/1BA. New kitchen appliances. W/D
hookup. CH/AC. Large yard. S/W/G
included. $875/mo + $875 sec. dep. 261-
3158. Avail 2/15/08.
1BR APARTMENT - Unfurnished. utilities
included. $975/mo. + $650 security.

1857 Condos-Furnished
2BA, resort view, furnished. 6 months or
more at $1250/mo. AMELIA RENTALS
for rent, Forest Ridge Village. Pool, tennis
court, beach. $1250/mo. Call (904)491-
0059 or (847)922-1598
2BR/2BA - partially furnished. Gorgeous
south end unit. Pool, tennis court. Pets
welcome. $1000/mo. (904)261-6258 or
Beautiful ocean views. Furnished. 2BR,
Spacious, all Brand-new appliances,
hardwood floors. $825/month. (904)277-


Real Estate, Inc.

* Oceanview, all utilities incl. internet. $1,300/mo. +
tax (monthly rental)
* Nassauville,Alligator Creek - 3/2 home $1,100/mo
* Partially furnished 2BR/I BA oceanview $750/mo +
* Private Home on Island w/pool - 3BR/2BA in a
secluded location short distance to the beach, and
the City Golf Course $1,450 + util, pool & yard
* 1238 S. 14th St 3BR/PJIBA home on island. New
appliances, carpet and paint $900/mo. + Util.
* Great location - 3 BR/2.5 BA townhome, Natures
Walk, beautiful decor $1,350/mo or lease with option
-*Oceanview 2BR/BA furnished $1,100/mo. or
unfurnished $900/mo
* 619 S. 14th St 3BR/IBA $975/mo.+ util.$1,250 deposit
* 3BR/2BA unitatAmelia Lakes, pool and fitness cen-
ter $ I, 150/mo. + utilities.
* 3BR/3BA home at North Hampton. Very nice
upgrades in a quiet golf community. $1,700/mo. +
util. Lawn maint incl in rent.Willl do lease/purchase.
2BR/l BA Oceanview. 487 S. Fletcher
Call for more information
* Approx 1,800 s.f. Retail Bldg * 1839 S. 8th St Lease
$2,250/mo + tax or may purchase
* Approx 1,830 s.f . 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 AlA inO'Neil,
end cap unit, great visibility and parking. Retail/
Office space with warehouse from $2,150 per mo.
includes tax, CAM, water, sewer & garbage.
*1,000 s.f. behind Applebee's - Brand new space
$2,541.2/mo. Good visibility.
h(2)Amelia Park Office Suites 576 s.f.+/- Fronting
14th Street and 900 s.f. +/- beside the Travel
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. $3,100/mo. + until & tax
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1857 Condos-Furnished 1858 Condos-Unfurnished 1860 Homes-Unfurnished

Completely renovated. Furnished, 2-story,
2MBR suites, 2.5BA. Comm. pool. Private.
Sale price $409,900 or rent $1300/mo. By
owner. (904)491-5906
FURNISHED 2BR/2BA - top floor flat
with large rear private porch. 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

1858 Condos-Unfurnished

2BR/2BA CONDO - Water, garbage
included. Walk to the beach. Dishwasher,
washer & dryer, swimming pool,
clubhouse. $1000/mo. (904)415-0322

3BR/2BA - Brand new condo, never lived
in, by Super Wal-Mart. $1200/mo. +
$1400 dep. Lease option available. (904)
- Must see in Amelia Lakes. 800 sq ft,
gated, fitness ctr, pool, wireless, bbq,
upgraded paint, carpet, washer, dryer.
Call: (949)300-5648. $795/month.
2BR/2BA - One block to ocean, washer/
dryer, 2-car garage, swimming pool &
tennis court. $980/mo. (904)415-8256
CONDO - 3BR/2BA. Vaulted ceilings. New
SS appliances, W/D, flooring & paint.
Gated. Spa. Pool. $1000/mo. (904)
3/2 = $1,100/mo. 2/2 = $950/mo. All
these units have all the upgrades you
need! Pool, Jacuzzi, and it's a gated
community! Call today (904)401-6612.


The St. Anne.* Courtyard Entry,
2-Room Guest Suite,
Large, Covered and Screened Patio

2,447sq. ft. * $322,900
4 Bedrooms. * 3 Bathrooms

The Fairway II * Jack-and-Jill Bath,
Double Walk-In Closets in Master Suite,
Spacious Kitchen, Breakfast Nook, Pantry
2,389 sq. ft. * $274,900
4 Bedrooms. * 3 Bathrooms



The Heron * Covered Entry,
Formal Dining Room,
Double Closets, Vanities in Master Bath
2,229 sq. ft. * $254,900
4 Bedrooms. * 3 Bathrooms

The Carmel * Bonus Room,
Jack-and-Jill Bath with Garden Tub
Formal Living and Dining Rooms
2,853 sq. ft. * $332,900
4 Bedrooms. * 3 Bathrooms


ceilings, 2-car garage, greatroom w/FP,
W/D. Completely new appliances, kitchen
& bath. $1075/mo. (904)261-0331
Fernandina Shores - 2BR/1BA, ground
floor, D/W, beach, pool, tennis, clubhouse.
Quiet, safe, parking, year lease. Feb 4th.
Deposit, references. $900/mo. 261-5630
CONDO - 2BR/2BA, fireplace, pool. Great
location, in the Colony. $1200/mo. Call
Felix (904)707-6762.


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(904) 277-2500

474382 E.SR 200
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
(904)261-8030 0 Cell (904) 753-0366
Unfurnished Condos - On Island
- Cape Sound Condos - Gated commu-
nity in the heart of Amelia Island w/
pool, fitness center & gazebos around
2 acre lake. All units feature hard-
wood floors in living area, tile in wet
areas, granite countertops, custom
cabinetry & stainless steel appliances.
- 1893 White Sands Way - 3BR/2.5BA,
1992 SF, 2-story $1,400/mo.
- 2181 White Sands Way - 3BA/2.5BA,
1,992 SF, 2 floors w/ lake view.
- 2175 White Sands Way- 3BR/3.5BA,
2,782 SF 3 floors w/ elevator. Lake view.
- 2167 Pebble Beach Way - 3BR/3.5BA,
2,404 SF 3 floors w/ elevator. $l,700/mo.
- 2152 White Sands Way - 2BR/2BA,
1,992 SF, 2 story $1,800/mo.

Furnished Condos - On Island
-1885 White Sands Way at Cape Sound
on Amelia Island - 3BR2.5BA, 2,404 SF,
completely furnished, min. 30 day
lease. $2,300/mo includes utilities.
- 2166 White Sands Way at Cape Sound
3BR/3.5BA, completely furnished, min.
30 day lease. $2,500/mo. includes utili-
-2110 Beach Wood Villa at Amelia
Island Plantation - 2BR/2BA end unit
(. i. '...i I ....i ll I, furnished, over
looks pool, lake &golf course.

YULEE - 5/4, new custom home, $1600.
BEACHWAY - 4/2, Ig fenced yard, $1350.
CALLAHAN - Townhome 3/2.5, $1150.
Call Jackie at (904)556-6861.
NORTH HAMPTON - beautiful 2400sf
3BR/2BA w/den, open fl plan, screened
lanai, patio, walking distance to pool/rec.
area. $1500/mo. Call (904)225-9150.

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Tel 261.2770
Retail Biz 4 Sale Fast growing co. offered
at below startup cost. Great opportunity for
an owner operator.
Office Space 1500sf new stand-alone w/
high visibility on 8th Street FB.
2 Acre Comm on A1A SR 200. Offered
below appraised price.
Builder Special Ready to build lot w/ under-
ground utilities in new sub. Owner Fin or JV.

Call Phil @ 904.261.2770

* OCEAN SOUND - 4BR/2BA house. 2 car
garage. $1450/mo. includes lawn maint.
Available Now.
house. 2 car garage. Near Beach. $1750/mo.
includes yard maint. Available Now.
* AMELIA LAKES - 1BR/1BA condo.
Community pool and fitness center. $795/mo
Available now. (2 bedroom also available)
* OCEAN PARK - 2BR/2BA furnished condo.
$1500/mo. Includes utilities. Available Now.
SAND HICKORY TR. - 3BR/2BA house. 2
car arrage. Close to schools. $1150/mo.
Available Now.
* ELLEN ST - 2BR/1.5BA unit. Close to
beach. $875/mo. Available Now.
* FOREST RIDGE - 2BR/1BA condo. Close to
beach. $1150/mo. Includes all utilities.
Available Now.
* KETCH CT. - 3BR/2BAhouse. 2 car garage.
Close to beach. $1250/mo Available Now.
* BLUE HERON - 3BR/2BA house. 2 car
garage. $1175/mo. Available Now.
* SEACASTLES - 3BR/2.5BA condo. Close to
beach. $1200/mo. Available Now.
* FIRST AVE - 2BR/2.5BA, unit close to
beach. $895/mo. Available now. (3 bedroom
also available)
* AMELIA GREEN - 2BR/2.5BA condo with
loft. 1 car garage. $1300/mo. Available Now.
* OTTER RUN - 3BR/2BA house. 2 car
garage. 131 sq ft. $1100/mo. Available Now.
located in Amelia Park. 1500 sq. ft 1 car
garage. $1200/mo. Available Now.
* SEA OATS - 3BR/2BA house located in
Ocean Reach. 2 car garage. $1300/mo. Includes
lawn maint. Available Now.
Community pool and tennis courts. $950/mo.
Available Now.
Visit Amelia-era.com for more listings.

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Realtor" Real tor
(904) 261-6116 (office)
(904) 945-7090 (cell)
(904) 735-3308 (cell)

961687 Gateway Blvd., Suite 1O0A
Amelia Island, FL 32034

Rental Management Special
As low as $100 a month for new clients!
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r 904-310-6900

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(904) 415-5528

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500 Centre Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

John T. Ferreira & Son, Inc.
Each office is independently owned and operated

A "Gem" on Sweetwater Oaks, A.I.P. This 3BR/2.5BA,
2843 s.f. home shows like a model after newly painted,
newly carpeted, newly landscaped, Plantation shutters
throughout. Granite counter tops in kitchen. Separate
Living & Dining rooms, Study/office. Master on 1st floor.
$679,000 #45436

(904) 261-6116 (office)
(904) 415-1558 (cell)
961687Gateway Boulevard Suite IOLA
Amelia Island FL 32034

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(904) 206-0817

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5548 1st Coast Highway, Ste. 100
Amelia Island, FL 32034

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860 Homes-UnfurnishedI
PIRATES WOOD - 2BR/1BA, large lot.
Community pool, dock & playground.
$900/mo. + $875 dep. (386)365-8543
LAKEWOOD - Like new 3BR/2BA with
office & laundry room, 2-car garage.
$1395/mo. + deposit, 1 year lease. No
smoking. Call (904)759-1105.
mo. + $1000 sec. deposit. Barnwell Road
area. Call 753-1691.
Gorgeous 3BR/2BA home. 2210 Atlantic
Ave. Marsh view & short walk to beach.
large kitchen w/SS appliances, vaulted
ceilings, fireplace, hardwood floors,
ceramic tile, 2-car garage, privacy
fencing. $1500/mo. (904)277-3050. Mac
Daniel Realty. Realtor/Owner.
We have homes available from $900 to
$1,850 a month. Call us at (904)261-
4148, after hours (904)753-2560.
123 S. 15TH ST. - 4BR/2BA, $1300/mo.
AMELIA RENTALS (904)261-9129.

1860 Homes-Unfurnished 860 Homes-UnfurnishedI

HUD HOMES! - 4BR/sBA $421/mo. 3BR
foreclosure $199/mo. Stop renting! 5%
dw, 20 yrs @ 8% apr. For listings
(800)366-9783 ext 5853. ANF
wood floors, granite counters, 2200sf, 2-
car garage. $1650/mo. (904)874-4877
NATURES WALK - Immaculate town
home 3BR/2.5BA/2-car garage + office.
Lawn service included. $1250/mo. + dep.
Non-smoking. Service animals only.
3000 SQ. FT. - 3BR/3 full baths, gated
property, down Miner Rd., Flying A Ranch
Dr., Yulee. $1200 down, $1200/mo.
We have homes available from $1,400 to
$1,600 a month. Call us at (904)261-
4148, after hours (904)753-2560.
Nice area, fenced yard, washer. 1 year
lease, references, and deposit. $895/mo.
261-5630. Avail Feb. 10.
3BR/1BA HOUSE - on island. Convenient
location, secluded, recent re-model,
dishwasher, W/D hookup, no smoking
preferred. $900/mo. Deposit required.
Lease. (904)753-1116

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SINGLE FAMILY HOMES -ON ISLAND * Westwind Ct. (The Colony) - 2BR/2BA With large 2 car garage.
* Woodberry Ln. (The Preserve)- 4BR/4BA Home w/ fireplace. 2 Includes fireplace, whirlpool-tub. Community pool & tennis courts.
Car Garage, screen patio. $2200 Minutes from ocean, golf, & shopping. $1025
* Woodberry Ln. (The Preserve) - 4BR/3BA Beautiful home! Tile * St. Marc Ct (The Colony) - 2BR/2BA With 2 Car Garage. Fireplace
floors, fireplace and screen lanai overlooking pond. Community in living room. Tennis Courts & Community pool. $1025
pool, security system, Direct TV, Golf club membership. Pest control * Forest Ridge U-4 - 3BR/2BA Privately located condo.
& lawn care included. $2200 Washer/Dryer furnished. Community pool & tennis courts. $950
* 9th Street - 3BR/1BA Nice cottage with fenced lot. Near recreation * S. Fletcher-Upstairs - 3BR/1BA Upstairs unit. Open kitchen & liv-
area's, churches & schools. $795 ing area. New carpet! Walking distance to the beach. $875
* Sussex Dr. - 3BR/2BA Home in Lakewood. 2 Car Garage, fireplace * Mizell 103B - Walk to beach from this spacious 1BR/1BA condo.
& screened in lanai. Nicely landscaped w/ sprinkler system. $1250 Large front & back decks with community pool & tennis courts.
* Penbrook Dr. - 3BR/2BA Home with stone fireplace, screen porch * Chad Street - 3BR/2BA Townhome w/ garage. Cul-de-sac lot.
& patio. 2 Car Garage. Minutes from beach, schools & shopping cen- $1200
ters. $1250 * B First Avenue - 3BR/2BA Townhome with a fireplace. Front &
* High Rigger Ct - 3BR/2.5BA With 2 Car Garage. Separate laundry back deck. Close to the beach. Lawn care included. $900
room including washer/dryer. Fireplace in living room. $1295 * Spring Tide Ln. 3R 4A Features double car garage with private
* Ruskin Lane - 2BR/2BA Attractive home in cottage district @ elevator. Screened lanai on 3 floors. Boat slip available! $2300
Amelia Park. Office with French doors. $1350 Available Now. Bahama Pt. 1425- Like new 2BR/2BA deluxe floor plan in
* Los Robles - 3BR/2.5BA with 2 car garage. Fireplace in family Paradise Commons. Large screened porch off living room over-
room. olf corse sbdivision.�95Paradise Commons. Large screened porch off living room over-
room. Golf course subdivision. $1295 looking lake & natural ara $1050
* B 1st Ave. - 3BR/3.5BA. 2 car garage. Ocean views. Screened porch FULLY FURNISHED HOMES
& Short walk to beach. $1695 * Plantation Point - 3BR/2BA Lovely furnished home. Vaulted ceil-
* Beachwood Road - 2BR/2BA on Amelia Island Plantation. 1st wings. Great room opens to breakfast nook & kitchen. $1600
floor overlooking pool, lake & golf course. Water, Sewer, trash & * Atlantic #201 - Great ocean view from patio. 3BR/3BA Fully fur-
lawn care Inc. $1395 nished luxury condo at Fernandina Cay. $1895
* Barclay Place 6c (Harrison Cove Villas) - 3BR/3.5BA New unit * B First Ave. - Fully Furnished 2BR/2BA. Recently updated w/ all
with many upgrades. Screened porch, 2-car garage, Washer/Dryer new appliances in kitchen. $950
included. $1795 - Mizell 401B - 3BR/2BA Condo in Amelia Woods Fully furnished
* B S. Fletcher - 2BR/1BA Up stairs Ocean Front. Newly remodeled! with cable, satellite, & Internet ready $1100
$1450 * S. Fletcher D-1 - 2BR/2BA. Nicely furnished. Ground floor unit in
* A S. Fletcher - 2BR/1BA Newly renovated, with new appliances. c p
S fr Ocean Dunes. Ocean front patio & a community pool. $1450

3BR/2BA FORECLOSURE! - $23,300.
Only $238/mo. 5% down 20 years @ 8%
apr. Buy 4BR $421/mo. For listings
(800)366-9783 ext 5798. ANF
garage, on tidal canal, great views,
screened porch, 2nd floor deck,
immaculate. $1200 + dep. + ref's. 491-
0519 or 945-2139
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
FOR RENT - N. Fletcher Guest Cottage.
Newly renovated. Walk to beach.
2BR/1BA, living room, dining room,
kitchen, deck, 2-car garage. No smoking.
Avail immediately. $1100/mo. (912)634-
ISLAND POOL HOME - Walk to beach.
3BR/2BA, huge screened pool enclosure,
beautiful private rear yard. Small dog OK.
$1600. See photos www.ameliaisland
living.com. (904)753-6092
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.
NORTH HAMPTON - 3/2.5, 1950 s/f.
$1700/mo. Call Don Brown Realty
(904)225-5510 or 571-7177
3BR/2BA - 2-car garage. Brick home
with fenced in yard in Yulee. Call for appt.
2.5BA located on Amelia island.
Spectacular views. Flexible terms.
$1495/mo rent. Call (904)753-3672.
DIVISION? - 4BR/2BA 2200sf lakefront
home in Creekside. Immaculate home
with screened lanai and many upgrades.
$1,300 per month. Call 904.261.3077
2000SF TOWNHOUSE - in Amelia Park,
1581 Park Ave. 3BR/2.5BA, 2-car garage,
upstairs balcony, courtyard, gas fireplace.
$1500/mo. Call (386)405-5710.
3BR/2BA HOUSE - on Chester Rd.
$1,000/mo. Call (904)491-0013.

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On Island
2328 Sadler Road #8A in Amelia Landings - 2/2 condo w/
wrap-around porch, close to beach. $875/mo.
631 Tarpon Avenue #6357 in Fernandina Shores - 2/1.5,
backs up on Ft. Clinch, close to beach. Comm pool & tennis
courts. 1,178 sf $925/mo.
3133 Bailey Road - 3/2 on 1 acre lot. Great for someone w/
boat! Tile floors in kitchen & fresh paint. Lawn care included.
1405 Beech Street - 3/2, 1,120 sf home, fenced back yard, 1 car
garage, many upgraded features. Close to schools, shopping
and dining. $1,050/mo.
703 N. 15th Street - 3/2, beautifully landscaped back yard,
open split floor plan w/ fireplace & wood floors in main living,
3 car garage. $1,200/mo. Avail 3/1
1573 Park Avenue in Amelia Park - 2/2.5, Master down, 1,794
sf nice patio sitting area, 2 car garage, close to shopping, dining
and schools. $1,350/mo.
1641 Park Avenue in Amelia Park - 2/2.5, close to shopping,
dining & beach, 2 car garage. $1,350/mo.
1887 White Sands Way in Cape Sound - 1 MONTH FREE
W/ 1 YEAR LEASE! 3/2.5, oversized master suite w/ sitting
haven, garden tub w/ marble vanities. Granite counter tops &
stainless steel appliances in kitchen. Swimming pool / spa.
Short walk to beach. $1,350/mo.
1791 Arbor Drive in Parkway South - 3/2, 1760 sf home in
great community, close to Ritz & beach. $1,550/mo.
1793 Arbor Drive in Parkway South - 3/2, 2,100 sf Close to
Plantation. Lawn care included. $1,600/mo.
1927 Anchorage Place in Ocean Reach - 4/3 w/ swimming
pool, split/open floor plan, tile floors throughout living. Pool
care inc. $1,650/mo.
2605 Portside Drive in Ocean Cay - 4/3 home w/ open floor
plan & screened in lanai close to beach, lawncare included. 1/2
OFF 1ST MONTH'S RENT! $1,650/mo.
95148 Mackinas Circle in Harrison Cove - 3/2.5, 2.406 sf in
gated community. Many upgrades, granite counter tops, claw
foot tub, marble tile in master. Elegant front porch and back
porch for relaxing. Close to beach, AIP & Ritz. $1,800/mo.
95152 Elderberry Lane in The Preserve - Beautiful 3/2.5
town home, 2,605sf, master suite down, community pool,
W&D and lawn care inc. Summer Beach membership available
for small fee. 2 car garage. $1,850/mo.
95007 Willet Way in The Preserve - 3/3 courtyard home w/
all Summer Beach amenities. W&D and lawncare included.
95092 Willet Way in The Preserve - 2/2.5, beautifully fur-
nished home great for corporate rental w/ amenities incl. golf,
swimming & tennis. W & D and lawn care included. $1,995/mo.

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(904) 261-0604

95186 Woodberry Lane in The Preserve - 3/3, 2,008 sf pati(
home w/ custom built-ins in living room, walk-in shower ii
guest bath, laundry tub, tile in lanai and front porch. Summe
Beach membership available for small fee. $1,995/mo.
2919 S. Fletcher Avenue - 3/2.5, master suite up, 2 car garage
great ocean view, beautifully furnished. $2,200/mo.

Amelia Lakes Condominiums - ASK ME ABOUT FREI
RENT! Conveniently located just off the island in a beautiful
gated community. #625 - 2BR deluxe floor plan, 2nd floor en(
unit w/ new paint, tile floors, 1,180 sf includes W&D. $950/mo
* #415- 2BR deluxe floor plan, ground floor end unit w/ nev
paint, tile floors, 1,180 sf, includes W&D. $950/mo.
86406 Meadowwood Drive in Meadowfield - 3/2 on pond
wood floors throughout living area, open floor plan, FP, 2-ca
garage, 1700 ASF, W&D included. NEW PRICE $1,100/mo
96696 Commodore Point Dr in Heron Isles - Bright open 3/,
+ bonus room or 4th bedroom, 1,900+ sf, main suite down
screened lanai w/fenced backyard. $1,195/mo.
76044 Long Pond Loop in Cartesian Pointe - Beautiful 3/2 H
office or den, overlooks large pond, 1,903 SF, 2 car garage
irrigation system. $1,250/mo. Avail early Feb.
86252 Riverwood Drive in Meadowfield- 3/2, 1,900 sf homn
w/split floor plan. Huge master bedroom, screened-in porcl
overlooking pond. $1,250/mo.
23626 Flora Parke Blvd in Flora Parke - 4/2, backs up t(
nature preserve, 1,600+ sf, open floor plan, 2 car garage
$1,250/mo. Avail Mid Feb.
86389 Sand Hickory Trail in Hickory Village - Nearly nev
4/4, upstairs bonus/media/5th BR, close to schools & inter
state, 2,975sf, tile in main living area, FP, covered lanai, 2 ca
garage, security & irrigation systems, lawn care inc
492 Monterrey Street in Twin Oaks - Unique 3/2, 1,650 s
home on acre + lot, fenced backyard, decks all the way around(
the house, detached 2 car garage. Kitchen opens to fam. roon
w/ FP, stainless steel appliances & granite countertops & barn
boo floors. $1,495/mo.
95057 Buckeye Court in Amelia National - Large 4/2.5 hom>
in gated golf course community, 2,500 sf w/ 2 car garage
bright floor plan, upgraded kitchen, covered lanai w/ nice siz>
back yard. Pool and other social amenities available
95155 Bermuda Drive in Amelia National - Beautiful nev
5/4 home overlooking 7th fairway & pond, 3 car garage
3,000+ sf w/ FP. Teen suite upstairs w/ bonus/media room
bedroom & full bath. Social amenities inc. $1,850/mo.
96276 Blackrock Hammock Drive in Blackrock Hammock -
3/2.5, 3 car garage. Luxury sitting on 2.22 acres partial)
wooded. 2,500+ sf w/ 2 story family room. $1,900/mo.


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861 Vacation Rentals

Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
Realtor, for special rates.

S863 Office

CENTRALLY LOCATED - & within walking
distance to downtown. Available for lease
Feb 2008 - Office spaces from 80 to 4,000
sq. ft. on S. 8th Street in Fernandina.
Single offices are move-in ready.
Executive suites will be built to suit. Call
(239)223-4848 or email PCA-LLC~(em
Coast Hwy., Ste 4. Available for immediate
occupancy. Approx 1000sf. (904)556-6162
Tom Swenson, or (800) 345-5783 Peggy.
offices for rent starting at $275/mo. all
inclusive. Call (904)261-8822.
ft. available. Call 753-2018 for more

864 Commercial/Retail

DEERWALK - Prime high visibility location
on AIA in O'Neal. 1250sf units. Curtiss
Lasserre Real Estate (904)261-4066.

901 Automobiles
SATURN 2000 LS - Perfect condition. V6,
loaded, sun roof, all new parts. 91K miles.
Best offer. Call (904)261-8444, Ken.
Police Impounds For Sale - '95 Honda
Civic $600. '945 Toyota Camry $800. For
listings call (800)366-9813 ext 9271. ANF
2007 CADILLAC SRX - Purchased from
Parker Cadillac 3/07. Under 3,000 miles.
For more info call (904)879-5318, leave
message. Payoff approx. $39,200.
owner. 67K miles. Loaded. Good condition.
$7,000. Call (904)277-8743, after 6 pm.

1 902 Trucks
cab, 4X4. All available extras. Black &
pewter. Tool box included. Showroom
condition. $14,500/OBO. (904)321-0871

| 903 Vans
2004 TOYOTA SIENNA - 7 passenger,
loaded w/options, well maintained, 1
owner. 71,400 miles. $13,900. 261-

1 902 Trucks
cab, 4X4. All available extras. Black &
pewter. Tool box included. Showroom
condition. $14,500/OBO. (904)321-0871

1 903 Vans |
2004 TOYOTA SIENNA - 7 passenger,
loaded w/options, well maintained, 1
owner. 71,400 miles. $13,900. 261-

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