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Margin was 60 to 40 percent
Sarah Pelican was elected got 47 perce
Tuesday to join the Fernandina the vote'then
Beach City Commission next percent for E
Tuesday. 26 percent
According to unofficial results, Childers.
Pelican defeated John Elwell by 1,009 ... Pelican wi
votes.to 672, or 60 percent to 40 per- _- Charles Coj
cent. who deft
Voter turnout for the runoff elec- incumbent S
inn i was9 noercent of those re-is- Pelican Steger. on the
Pelican fell just short of a'. '.idir
a runoff in the city election Nov. 8,
when Commissioner Eric Childers
ran third and Was eliminated:Pelican
sioners are Jeffrey Bunch; Arlene
Filkoff and Tim Poynter. Filkoff is:
expected to be elected mayor.
New 'chain of command'
at county animal shelter
Deborah Biggs has resigned as
director of Nassau County Animal
Services and the adoption coordinator
has been fired in a shakeup at the
"I put a lot of stock in the'chain of
command and I felt that there were
some serious breaches in the chain
of command," after an internal inves-
tigation into an employee complaint,
County Manager Ted Selby said
."I am going to go out and look for
another shelter director, but for the
time .being I'm going to leave (shelter
manager) Joe Novello in that position
arid seek his views on whether we
need a full-time adoption coordinator,"
Selby said. Novello first applied for
the position in the fall of 2009 but
Biggs, with 28 years of experience and
numerous certifications, was the suc-
Biggs said by telephone Tuesday
she was sad to have left, but she could
no longer function in an environment
where she felt people were not work-
ing as a team or doing their jobs.
The latter led her to issue numer-
ous suspensions, including two weeks
for Novello last December for falsify-
ing the shelter's DEA drug records,
said Biggs. She also suspended one of
Novello's animal control officers in
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CHRISTMAS ON PARADE
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Mr. and Mrs. Claus make their appearance at the end of the parade at Saturday's Yulee Holiday Festival, above left. Below left. Caria
Higginbotham of Family Support Services plants a kiss on a snowman at the festival. Above right, Rosalyn Tyler, Keelie Conner and
Rachel Tyler dress up as characters from "The Nutcracker" for the Bean School of Dance float in the Holiday Lighted Parade on Saturday
in downtown Fernandina Beach, sponsored by America's Youth. Below right, children work on Christmas crafts Saturday at the Family
Holiday Celebration at the downtown library,. sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Fernandina Beach. The free afternoon event includ-
ed holiday stories, songs, a special craft, photos with Santa and hot chocolate and cooldes.
Nearly 20,years after its genesis,
the Amelia Island Multiuse Trail is
poised to serve the public as soon as
2013. Led by Commissioner Danny
deeper, the Nassau County
Commission approved unanimously
Monday an agreement with the Florida
Department of Transportation to main-
tain the $2 million trail on an annual
budget not to exceed $10,000.
"I think it's a great trail system,"
l.eeper said. "Not only is it a bike trail,
it's a t-ecreational trail whether you
bike, run, jog, rollerblade, it's going
to be an asset to the community. And
II in:ink i I .-, -rid, you'll see, it's going
i-) pay for itself."
Mike Pikula of the Amelia Island
Trail team said .comparable trails in
Orange County, Calif., demonstrated a
positive impact on the local economy
there. Referring to a survey of the
I rails' users, he said individuals aver-
aged expenses of $20 per day on inci-
dentals alone. With 100 users per day
- a conservative number, .he noted -
i he island's trail could generate more
than $700,000 for the economy in
Pointing to a firm Dec. 31 deadline
irom FDOT, Pikula encouraged com-
missioners to pass the agreement and
work out the funding details later. '
"I'd also like to point out that this is
not a budget crisis," he said. "We have
time to program this into our budget.
The first expenditure for the trail won't
happen until 2013, after the trail's com-
Pikula said that a county staff esti-
mate of $27,000 per year to maintain
the trail was "excessive." Even with a
thorough maintenance plan entail-
ing mowing, blowing, tree control, veg-
etation control and storm pickup he
wagered the upkeep would cost the
county $15,000 annually, based on an
estimate from a firm that currently per-
forms right-of-way work for FDOT.
Citing a study of 100trails done by
the Trail Conservancy, Pikula said the
average cost for maintenance per mile
was $1,500 to $2,000.
"For a 6.2-mile trail, that comes out
to be between $9,000 and $12,000 per
year," he said. "Now, we don't have to
contend with ridges, tunnels, rockfalls,
snow falls and so forth down here, so
our maintenance costs will be on the
low end of that."
With vegetation control compris-
ing the bulk of the maintenance, Pikula
estimated it would not cost the county
more than $10,000 for the first year.
He added that it would be possible to
trim that cost in successive years.
Commissioner Steve Kelley sug-
gested involving local businesses with
efforts to maintain the trail.
"'There's a great chance to have a
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WEDNESDAY. December 14. 2011 NEWS News-Leader
David J. Bederman
David J. Bederman, IC H.
Gyr Professor of Private
"International Law, at Emory
University School of Law, died
on December 4,2011, in Atlanta,
Georgia. He was 50.
Born and raised in Atlanta,
David Bederman was a true son
of the new south. After gradu-
ating from The Paideia School,
he attended Princeton
University, the London School
of Economics, University of
Virginia School of Law, and The
Hague Academy of
International Law. Bederman
taught at Emory from 1991-
Recognizing his extraordi-
nary breadth as a scholar,
author, legal historian, beloved
teacher,. and expert litigator,
Emory. Law .recently .estab-
lished the David J. Bederman
Distinguished Lecture. He was
also Chairman of the Board' of
Odyssey Marine Exploration,
Inc. in Tampa.
SDavid J. Bederman is sur-
.vived by his wife, Lorre Cuzze;
his beloved daughter, Annelise
Bederman; his. parents, Dr.
Sanford and Jolayne Bederman
and extended family.
In lieu of flowers, donations
in honor .of Professor
Bederman's memory may be
made to either the: Patient's.
Assistance Fund at the Winship
Cancer Institute at Emory
University or the research lab-.
oratory of Dr. H. Richard
Alexander, Jr., Professor of
Research and Associate
Chairman for Clinical Research
at the University of Maryland-
Medical Center in Baltimore.
Dresslers Jewish Funeral Care
Rev. Franklin A.
Rev. Franklin A..Brown was
born July 1,. 1933, and passed
away on Saturday, December 3,
2011 at Macon Coliseum
Hospitals, Macon, Georgia.'Rev.
Franklin A Brown was the son
of the late Mr. Louis Brown and
Mrs. Elvira Viola Wells Brown..
Rev. Brown 1as privileged
by the joy'of being reared in a
stable and caring familyof being.
baptized and attended.Trtue
Love Baptist Church, pastored
by the late Rev. William Pitts.
Before, his,, calling,. to,. the
Mifiistry, Rev. Brown served in
many areas of the church.
Graduating from Southside
High School in Newark, New
Jersey, Frank enlisted into the
United States Air Force, serving
8 years. After his marriage to
Willie Mae Walker, Rey. Brown
became a devoted, stepfather to
Ben and LeTony Sessions.
Frank was employed as a truck
driver in Newark, New Jersey,
where he retired after many
years. He was a member of the
NAACP; a member of The Most
Worshipful King William Grand
Lodge, Newark, New Jersey,
and Frank served as the Asst.
Pastor of, Mt. Pleasant
Missionary.Baptist Church. -
After moving to Fernandina
SBeach,' Rev. Brown became a
member of First Missionary
Baptist Church where the Rev.
Darien KI Bolden Sr. Is pastor.
'While there he served as'
In 2011, Rev.Brown married
Wyngia Lee Felder of Newark;,
He leaves to cherish his
memories stepsons Korey
Felder, Ben and LeTony
Sessions; one stepdaughter,
Mrs. Candice Shown Duncan;
three brothers, the late Louis
Brown'of Roselle, New Jersey,
the.late Joseph Brown of Bronx,
New York and Mr. Derrick
Summerfield of Rahway, New
Jersey; three sisters, the late
Hilda Harrell of Somerset, New
Jersey, Dr. Irene Curry of
Edison, New Jersey and the late
Viola Fields of Newark, New
Jersey;. many nieces and
nephews, all of whom he cher-
The funeral service was held
at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at
Mt. Pleasant Missionary
Baptist Church, Newark, New
Whigham Funeral Home
Seth Carter Jr.
Mr. Seth Carter, Jr., age 81,
of Yulee, FL passed away on
Saturday morning, December
10, 2011 at Quality Health Care
of Fernandina Beach.'
Born in St. Augustine, FL,
he was one of seven children
born to the late Seth and May
Mr. Carter was raised in St
.Augustine and Jacksonville and
remained in Jacksonville until
Yulee in the'
He served in '
.1952 from Camp Roberts,
California. After returning home.
he started working for Owens
Illinois on Talleyrand Avenue
in Jacksonville. .
On November 7,.1953, .he
married Mildred Garnto and
they 'began their 58year rela-
Mr. Carter's career contin-
ued at Alton .Box Board and
Stone bought and operated the,
Box Plant in Jacksonville I[nthe --
early 1970s, he and, his family
came to Yulee, purchased land
and established anew home. In,
1993, after 40 years of service,'
he retired. from Jefferson
: ,Mr. ,Carter-was a member of
the Yulee Baptist Church and
American Legion, Post 54. '
Preceding him in death is a
son, Terry Lee Carter, Who
passed away in 1993.
Mr. Carter leaves behind,
his wife of 58 years, Mildred
Carter, four sons, Jimmy Carter
(Carol), Fernandina Beach, FL,
Kenneth Carter (June),
Jacksonville, FL, Roger Carter
(Shirley), Yulee, FL and Donald
Carter, Fernandina Beach, FL,
two sisters, Lois Carter,
Jacksonville,: FL, Gloria Carter,
Palatka, FL, seven grandchil-
dren, eight great-grandchildren
and several nieces and
Funeral. services were at
11:00 am on Tuesday in the .
Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard
Funeral Home with Reverend',
Doug Sides,'officiating., .
Mr. Carter was laid to rest in .
Hughes Cenietery, Yulee, FL
Friends called on Tuesday
at the funeral home from.10.00
am until the hour of service
Please share his life story at
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Mrs. Juanita "Betty"
Beckham Fiege, age 75, of
Fernandina Beach, passed away
on Friday morning, December
9, 2011 at the Morris Center of
Shands Pavilion in Jacksonville.
t, he late
bit and Grace
Earline Bentley Beckham. Mrs.
Fiege had worked' as a
Secretary at 'the Fernandina
Beach -High Schodl on Atlantic
Avenue, ITT Rayonier and
before retiring, she devoted 30
years to' Amelia Insurance
SShe Was an avid Bingo play-
er, oftentimes traveling to
Jacksonville to play at St.
Patrick's Catholic Church. Her
sons recall her love of the
Jacksonville Jaguars, the Florida
Gators and' .the Florida
Seminoles, depending on who
was playing. She loved to travel,
enjoying many cruises and trips
to the mountains with family.
She was a longtime member
of the First Baptist Church of
Fernandina Beach andan active
volunteer with Council on
Preceding her in death are'.
her husband, Robert 0. Fiege
Sr., three brothers,. Marion,.
"Buster" Beckham, Glen.
Beckham and, Williami
Mrs. Fiege leaves behind,
her three sons, Robert, Terry'
and Phillip Fiege, three sisters,
Barbara Irons and Grace Earl
Holland (Nerle). all of Fernan-
dina Beach, FL, Party Ann Bibb
(Buck), Sugarland, TX. a broth-
er, Melvin Beckham (Barbara).
* St. Augustine. FL, two sistersin-
law. Emma Lee Wright (Larrie)
and Judy Tinsley, both of
Fernandina Beach. and several.'
nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were at
11:00 am on Monday, Decem--
ber 12, 2011 from the Brugess
Chapel of the Oxlevy-Heard
Funeral Hotie with the"
Reverend Jeff Overton, offici-
Mrs Fiege waislaid.tu rest
beside her husband..., I
Friends'.called on Sunday.
from 4.00-6.0(1 pm at the Oxley-
Heard Fuieral Home.
.In lieu of flowers, if so
desired donations can be made
to Northeast Florida Commu-
nity Hospice or y6ur favorite;
Please share her life'story,
Edward Gray (Shorty)
Hendricks, Jr., born Sept 4,.
1952, passed .away Nov. 28,i
2011. He-will be missed by all.
He lived every day with one "
simple plan. to be happy. He.
found happiness in every obsta-,
/ le and challenge life presented',
With his positive outlook,.he
found friends of all walks of life
'everywhere he went.
He is survived by his wife,'
,Barbara; two children, son,
'Shawn Gray Berlinghoff; daugh-
ter, Summer: Lattice Williams
tRussell), four grandchildren,
Arianha and Marshal Berling-
hoff, Lucas' 'and Emma
Williams; brothers, Kenneth
and Terry Hendricks, sisters
Linda Crumb and Vivian
Hendricks; many nieces and.
Memorial services will be
announced at a-later time.
Dr. Victor M. Howard
Dr. Victor M. Howard, age
78, formerly of Etast Lansing,
Michigan.and St Simons Island,
Georgia, presently of Amelia
Island, Florida, passed away on
Saturday evening, December
10,; 2011 at his home.
Born in Texarkana, TX, he
was one of three children born
to the late Victor Myers and
Bessie Phipps Hoar. As a young
child, his family moved fre-
quently with his father's Naval
career. Mr. Howard served in
the United States Marine Corps
as a Corporal during the Korean
Conflict before being honorably
discharged. He was educated
at the University of Illinois in
Urbana, IL where he received
his Bachelor of Arts and PhD in
English. In 1965 he began his
teaching career at' Western
Ontario University, Ontario,
Canada until joining Michigan
State University in 1969. He con-
tinued as an English Professor
at Michigan State while serv-
ing as the Director of Canadian
Studies until retiring in 1995.
During his tenure at
Michigan State, he developed
and taught 'courses on the
Vietnam War and cofounded
and served as President of the
Association, for, Canadian
Studies in the United States
(ACSUS). Dr. Howard was also
the author of many books and
articles including, "We were the
Salt of the. Earth: the On to
.Ottawa Trek and'the Regina
Riots,"'and "The Mackenzie-
Papineau Battalion:. Canadian
Participation ,in the Spanish
"Upon retiring, he -and his
wife settled -onw St. Simons
Island.. While living on St.
Simons, he and his wife found-
ed and operated a publishing
company, Salt Marsh Press. In
2004; they came to Amelia
As, his."time allowed', he
enjoyed pottery, tennis and bicy-,
Mr. Howard leaves behind,
his wife, Margaret 'Birney,
Amelia Island, FL, two sons,
Andrew Howard (Bonnie).'
Mason, MI, :Jesse Howard
(MaryJo) .Holt, MI, a daughter,
Carrie McKay, Moab, UT, two
step daughters, Beth Birney
(Robert Munz), Houston. TX,
Patricia Hocking (Keith), Brea.
CA. a step son, Michael Birney,
Houston, TX, a sister, Ten y
Driscoll, San Diego. CA, a broth-
er, David Hoar (Katlin), Los
Cruces, NM, nine grandchil-
'dren and several nieces and
Memorial services will be
held atalater date at the Alumni
Memorial. Chapel on the
grounds of Michigan State
"If so desired, memorial con-
tributions 'may be made to
Community Hospice of North-
east. Florida,, 4266,Suabeatn
Road. Jacksonville.. FL 322.57.,
Plea.,e share his life story at
www.oxley heard corn.
LeslieAnn Mullis Jones, 46,
passed away after a short ill-
ness on December 10, 2011.,
She was born on October 31,
1965 in Jacksonville, Florida.
She leaves behind her par-
ents Jimmy and Barbara Mullis
of ,Yule., grandfather Bob
Grehtzinger of Jacksonville,
grandmother Reatha Crews of
Mississippi, her husband Paul
of St. George, her son Justin
Murphy of Yulee, her brother-
Jim Mullis (Jennifer) of Yulee,
one nephew and two nieces of
Yulee, audits and uncles and
many extended family.
The family received family
and' friends Tuesday. .at
Celebration Assembly of God.':
Memorials may be made in
her name.at Northeast Commu-.
,nity Hospice or a charity of
Charles "Indy'' Scott, 82 of'
O'Neal,Fla. died on December
1, 2011: He leaves behind his
wife, Lydia L Scott, his daugh-
ter and son-in-law, Joy & Billy
McKendree, ofSopchoppy, Fla.,
4 stepdaughters, 2 brothers, 2
sisters, 12 grandchildren, and
Funeral.services were held
December 3, 2011.
Martha C. Flegal died on
Sunday,'Dec. 11, 2011 at her
North Hampton residence in
Fernandina Beach. Arrange-
ments were incomplete at time
Green Pine Funeral Home
The Key Club of Ferniandina Beach High
School helped repair items donated by citizens for
the annual Toys for Tots drive.
,December 14, 1961
Nassau County Emergency Services director
Terry Griffin resigned, citing a salary $25,431 -
that had failed to keep up with his increasing
December 18, 1986
Nassau County Commissioner Floyd Vanzant
became a member of the Republican Party after
38 years as a registered Democrat
December 14, 2001
The Nassau Humane
Society will soon be opening
a "gently used" store at 312
S. Eighth St. in Fernandina
Beach (next to Half Time
Sports Bar). The store will
be called "Second Chances"
and all proceeds will benefit
homeless animals at the
NHS shelter on Airport Road
who are waiting for their
second chance at a better
The Humane Society is
gratefully accepting dona-
tions of clothing, household
items, furniture, books, etc.
(please no computers or
.TVs). The grand opening is
planned for next month. Call
Penny Landregari at 277-
1152 or (904) 537-6564 for
information or donation
drop-off locations. Display
shelves arid bookcases 'for
the new store are also 'need-
ed please contact: ; .' .
Troop 89, Fernandina, -
Beach's 75-year troop spon-
sored by the Rotary Club, is
assisting.Friends of Scouting
'with its annual Christmas'
tree sale at the corner of
14th Street and Sadler Road.
Trees will be on sale'while
A silent auction will be
held 11 a.m.-3 p.ie.Dec. 17:
at the Woman's Club of
- Fernandina to raise funds for
the Kelly Mixon Foundation,
created by Julie Bargeronin
memory of her sori, SPC:
.Kelly Mixon, 23, of i. 1 -
FernandinatBeach Who: was
killed in action in : r. ...:, .
Afghanistan, on Dec. 8,2010.
The foundation sponsors
two scholarships and sup-
ports deployed soldiers in
need of packages and
donations are welcome as
Bergeron is also sponsor-
ing a raffle for a new repro-
duction Sharps Model 1859
rifle and case manufactured
by Armi Sport in Italy, retail
value $950: Tickets are $5
each. Drawing is Jan. 1.
Contact Bargeron at
(904) 468-0733 or Saniantha
SOfeldt at (904) 335-7161.
The Fernandina Pirates
Club will host a blood drive
on Dec. 17 from 10 am.-4
p.m. a Publix, 1421 Sadler
,.Road. For information visit'
,The Nassau County
Convenience Recycle Center
Swill be open Dec. 21 from .
8;30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., will
close Dec. 23-26 for the
Christmas holiday and'
: reopen Dec. 27 at 8 a.m. For
'information contact the Solid
[Waste Department at 548-
- 14972 or visit www.nas-
saucountyfl.com and click on
The Nassau County
Public library System will
be closed Dec 23-26 and Jan.
1 during the holiday season.
-. The book drops will remain
..Just Friends Singles.
Society meets once a month.
-You, must be over age 55 and
single to join. For informa-
Springhill Baptist Church
will serve meals for individu-
als and families in' need in
the areaon Dec. 5 from 5- ,
6:30 p.m. at the church,
941017 Old Nassauville
.Served.qnt h.: fo-urith,, .
Thursday of each month.,
Due to the Christnimas Day ,
holiday, the meal is being
served a week early in
December. The church also
delivers meals to those who
cannot come. On the day of
the meal if possible, anyone
attending, or needing a meal
delivered, should call 261-
4741, ext 110 in advance. For
information, call Robyn,
Stuckey at 583-3280.
The Interfaith Dinner
Network provides:a hot,
nutritious dinner four nights
a week at the Salvation.
Army Hope House, Ninth
and Date streets, for the;
island's homeless and needy.
The IDN'comprises 11 local
churches. The group is look-.
ing foi'more churches that
would like to serve dinners
one night a month. Small
churches can partnerYwith
others. Call AilepeWood at
491-4900 for information. .
*' *; e,*. '* + .
S.The Yulee Interfaith
Dinner Network, sponsored '
by the Coalition for thbe .
Homeless of Nassau County,
serves a healthy dinner to
anyone in need every :
Tuesday and Thursday from.
5-7p.m. The Yulee IDN is '
located behind the Old
Yulee Middle School, at US
17 and Pages Dairy Road
Look for the banner and
signs Forinformation or to.
volunteer; call,556-2496 or
visit their website,
O'Neal Memorial Baptist
Church, 474257 SR 200 East,
offers an'emergency food
pantry for families and indi-
viduals in crisis. No income
eligibility required. For
assistance call 277-2606 or
The Fernandina Beach
Church of Christ is collect-
ing items for people in need.
A barrel is located at Amelia
Island Storage for donations.
Canned, dry and boxed food
as well as personal items ,'
such as soap, toothbrushes,
toothpaste, etc., are needed.
Call, 261-9760 for more infor-
,. The Yulee United
Methodist Church Food
Bank, 86003 Christian Way,
is available to anyone in
need, Wednesdays. from -10
a.m. to noon. Other times
please call for an.appoint-
MLK DAY EVENTS
Celebration Arva Butler at 277-1256 or
-eberi3 firstname.lastname@example.org or
.The Martin Luther King Johnel Preliou dt 261-9361 or
Jr. Celebration begins at 6 email@example.com
p.m. on Friday, Jan. 13 at I
First Missionary Baptist, rd
Church. Vice president The Annual Martin
Wendell McGhee is chair-' Luther King Jr. Parade will
man for the Youth Extrava- be held on Jan. 16, spon-
ganza sponsored by Nassau scored by NAACP Youth
County NAACP Youth Council/American Youth.
Council. Organizations are The theme is "The Dream,
asked to send their youth to The Vision, The Unity."
participate. The processional will line
up at noon at the city ball-
Biea t park. Parade begins at 1:30
The Martin Luther King p.m.. Forms are available
Jr. Commemorative from .parade chairperson
Breakfast will be held on Romel Green at 556-5165 or
Jan. 14 at 9 a.m. at Burns firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact
Hall of St. Peter's Episcopal. Vernetta Spaulding at 583-
Church, presented by the 1569 or 261-0801 or
Nassau County NAACP. email@example.com.
Donations are $20. Tickets Deadline to submit forms is
are available now from any Jan. 13. The parade will end
meinber. at the Martin Luther King Jr.
For information contact Center.
FOR THE RECORD
Judith Lane is no longer associated with the Sierra Club. The
information was incorrect in a front-page story Dec. 9.
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October for three days for fal-
sifying his truck log, and an
office specialist and adminis-
trative assistant for five days
each for failing to report miss-
ing money, Biggs said.
Some of those issues were
fireable offenses, Biggs noted,
especially the drug logs -
"That's extremely serious",-
but she chose to tackle the
problems with better training.
However, when she sat
down/with Selby just hours
before her resignation, Biggs
said he told her, "'We just can't
work like this
body in fear
"Ican be a
Biggs. ted. "The
hours for 7 1/2 hours of work
and I expect 'you to work. I
demand that you do your job
and you do it well,": .she
However, former and, cur-
rent workers at the shelter
allege it was Biggs who was'dif-
fic'ilt and that she repeatedly
tookULisa Fee's side.when the.
newly hired adoption coordi-
nator overstepped her duties,
records from the internal inves-
tigation ,show. One worker
likened it to walkingg' on
On Oct. 7 Novello wrote in a
formal complaint to Human
Resources Director Chili.Pope
that Fee had broughtt 'the
morale of the shelter staff to an
all-time low," sparking the inves-
"Msa Fee has taken it upon
herself to order staff to do
things when she is not their
supervisor. She has also dis-
pensed medications to animals
without my perinission," Novel-
lo wrote. Biggs contends that in
this case, Novello was not in
the building and she gave Fee,
'backed his accusations in writ-
ten statements, noting a case
where Fee attempted to vacci-
nate sick 3-week-old puppies,
against shelter protocol. When
Novello. intervened, Fee "ran
to',- Deborah," who, then
"became very confrontational
Novello wrote that after he
asked Fee to "please not assign"
my employees any duties with-
'out:going through me first,"
Biggs "'came into my -office,'
closed the door and said, 'I
will not allow you to run this
adoption coordinator off like'
youth did (former adoption coor-
dinator Carol Kerr).'" Biggs
told ,him certain workers "have
.a. problem with change and
they need to get over it. She
Sfur-her stated that Ms. Fee will
be here long after they are both
:' vThree' days later Novello
met again with Biggs to iay he
asked all employees having
issues with Fee to document
their.concetns. Biggs demand-
ed,the written statements, he
wrote, and said "if I didn't give
the statements to her she would ,
take the next step. Being per-
ceived as a threat, I located the
few statements that I did. have
and I made copies of them and
gave them to her.".. .. :::*
For her. part; Kerr wrote
that she did not resignbechuse
of Novello, but'to. be closer:to
her grandchildren in Tampa
and because she could -no
longer workfor Biggs, who she
said was chronically absent,
unresponsive to' the animals'
needs and "a tyrant and a inap-
Selby-said after reviewing
staff statements, "it sounded
to me like Fee was not a good
fit. That's why we have proba-
tionary periods. ... Several of
the shelter techs were 'being
given directions by the adop-
tionicoordinator and when Joe
would try to 'straighten it out,
she would go to Deb," Selby .
' He added thatwhile hedoes
nqt "put a whole lot into former
employee and disgrunritled
employee" complaints, !'Iput a '
lot of stock in.the chain of com-
mand. I'm retired military and
I believe strongly in the chain of
Call for reinstatement
Some in the animal rescue community are calling for former
Animal Services Director Deborah Biggs to be reinstated.
Mark Ghilds, a longtime animal welfare advocate, told the
Nassau County Commission on Monday night that under
Biggs' watch, euthanizations were down more than 18 per-
cent over fiscal year 2010, the "live release" rate was up almost
7 percent and 6.5 percent fewer animals were received, thanks
to a rigorous spay/neuter effort by the shelter and local animal
rescue groups and transports of animals to other shelters
,offering a better chance of adoption.
Other improvementssince Biggs took over included a 145
percent increase in permit revenues: a 39 percent increase in
licensing revenues; and refurbishment of the main kennel,
garage and quarantine areas. Numerous other projects have
been budgeted for in the 2011-12 Capital Improvement Plan,
The shelter also recently secured a $180,625 grant from
PetSmart Charities to fund spay and neuters on the West Side
for $10 per pet including rabies vaccination and county license.
Her goal was to spay/neuter 3,000 dogs and cats in the next two
years. Biggs had said.
Biggs said she is taking some time to regroup and then
hopes to put her talents to use as a consultant for shelters
experiencing problems. She said she would like to stay in the
area and hopes to find work nearby.
'Adoptions not important
Fired adoption coordinator Lisa IFe,: said shL tried to submit
evidence of a hostile work environnrint at Nassau County%
Animal Services but was rebuffed, a lcni-er to hle former direc-
Fee wrote to Deboi ah Biggs, who resigned her post earlier
this month, that "I tried to submit my ow'n e- idence concerning
the hostile work environment created by Joe Novello towards
me and to address some of thi.' accu-:ations by stafl lhat .Avre
false or half-truths," as part of ain internal investigation of the
department by Human Resources Director
Chili Pope and staff
However, Fee .said Pope told her, "'I don't
want to see that We aren't talkinii about that
You are here to answer these specific ques-
Fee wrote, "Later in the interview, when I
explained to Ms. Pope all the programm, for
which I was responsible arid how that direct- F
ly interrelated to kennel staff duLties, include. ee
ing proper procedures for vaccination, riccird --
keeping and caring for sick, underage or
injured animals, she stopped min.- from speaking She said. The
county doesn't consider adoptions to be important to the func-
tion of Animal Services Animal Contiol is the only concern as
far as the county goes.'"
On Dec. 2 Fee was called back to Human Resources and fired
by County Manager Ted Selby.
"I explained to Mr Selb.y how I was never allowed to defend
myself or offer any evidence to the conlitary of Mr. Novello's. I
also explained some of the subject mallei relating to the actions
ofstaffand Mr. Novello that I had co'invi-yed to:i my direct super-
visor, Direclol- Deborah Biggs.werceof an ethical treatment of
animals in nature, were very serious, and I had a duty by con-
science to'report to her and which she acted appropi iately in
response to each instance," Fee note.
"I also explained how much I lovud and cared for my job and
the accomplishments I had made in the 2 1/2 months I had been
there, including doubling adoptions in November. rec uLiting
many new volunteers, making -/xcellent relationships with other
animal welfare agencies within and outside of Nassau County,
and many progressive programs to increase adoptions and
reduce euthanasia," Fee said.
"Mr. Selby said., The county doesn't see adoptions as inpor-
tant overall. The county's interest in terms of Animal Services
is in the protection of its citizens '
"With that statement. I took my paper and left," Fee con-
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I'm not sureffPiletter is fo;. sie fom.rysel:
1 b utiwanted 9toshare with everyone my thoughts.
about someone important to me who passed away
this week. Myfather, Doctor James Thomas
Dawsey, Senior, has been the greatest Hero I have
known. People like to use the word "Hero" a bit
much so let me take a moment and explain what I
mean when'I use the word. 1 don't use it lightly..
For me, a Hero isn't just someone you admire. I admire writers, artists,
and people who can keep their sock drawers organized. A Hero is someone who
teaches you through his example something positive and profound. My father
did this in the way he lived his life. He showed me what it meant to live for
other people, that it was not only possible to be honorable, just, and kind to oth-
ers, but preferable.
My earliest memories of my father were of his,time in the United States
Navy. I was alive for 5 of those years, but I only recall the last bit of it. We
were stationed in Puerto Rico, so those early memories were of beaches and the
house we had there. After that, we moved back to Florida, our native state, and
he entered into practice there as an Obstetrician Gynecologist. He spent his
career helping people, safeguarding lives every day. Many times his decisions
and attention to detail meant the difference between life and death for more
than one person at a time.
It wasn't easy, being the son of a doctor He surrounded himself with peo-
ple for.whom excellence was a way of life, so I had very tall expectations of
myself and other people. 'Sometimes those expectations seemed impossibly 4
high. Further, the days Thad quality time with my father were few and far
between. I remember him spending so many nights at the hospital Waiting on
someone in labor that I would often resent his job for taking him away from us.
He did go out of his way to make the time we spent together meaningful, .
however. We spent a lot of vacations hunting, fishing, and camping together
We also traveled! Even though I was too young to appreciate much of it, I had
seen Spain, Morocco, Ireland, Scotland, and Lbndon by the age of 15, This was
in addition to the many vacations we took to go skiing in the mountains here in
America. I grew up thinking most kids my age had that kind of upbringing, not
knowing how privileged I was.
It wasn't until I moved out of my parents' house that I learned how much
my father had touched other people's lives. I was living an hour away from my
parents, and yet I couldn't go to the grocery store without bumping into someone
who recognized me as my father's son. I might be in a check-out line some-
where, when someone would see my name on my ID and say "Oh, your father
delivered my twins!"
With his recent passing (December 15th, at 3:30 am), lam reminded again
of how many people my father has helped. The outpouring of public gratitude
is amazing. After retiring from his practice, he continued performing medicine
in a free clinic in Yulee, Florida. He also volunteered for the Rotary Club, and
was in charge of up to 10 counties in the Red Cross disaster relief at one point.
If he wasn't doing something for someone, volunteering or setting up programs
to help others do so, he just wasn't happy. Idleness drove him to distraction.
Helping others wasn'tjust a way he made a living, it was who he was. It was
how he defined himself as a person.
If you knew my father; you may feel sorrow at the news of his passing. I
certainly sympathize, and I appreciate those who have taken the time to offer
their condolences. I ask you, however ; to not spend a great deal of time thinking
of his absence. Instead, think back on the person you knew, and try to emulate
him. Keep his memory alive by reaching out to people around you, strangers or
not, and doing what you can. My father was a man who built communities.
He would want to know those communities carried on after him.
With Greatest Love, James, Jeremy and Teresa
WEDNESDAY, December 14,.2011/NEWS-LEADER
City, county officials
to decide new library
Another chapter will even-
tually be written in the saga of
the 'Fernandina Beach public
library, but the author is
unknown at this point.
For one thing, there are con-
flicting views on the final out-
come. Also, the topic has
become contentious within the,
community, with warring fac-
tions, and has already had polit-
The grandest plan has been
to purchase the old First Union
Building in the heart of down-
town Fernandina Beach and
retrofit it into a new library The
purchase price of the building is
estimated to be about $1.2 mil-
lion (this does not include ren-
Recently, the existing city.
commission borrowed $600,000
to put toward a new library. The
understanding (of city officials,
at least) is that Nassau County
will contribute a matching
amount This is where the story
While. interested parties
such as the Friends of the
Library are pushing for a new
location, others are content on
a less expensive expansion of
the existing library building.
The difference in costs between
new and existing libraries would
Also, there is a, question of
whether coun ty officials will
release t he t6(Hi.)000 earmarked .
for libi ai operations'. Several
county commissioners are ques-.
tioning the timing and logic,
behind such a major undertak-.
ing on a -essntial project
Danny Leeper has. been
S,. involved with
'zf 'a committee
* l assigned with'
Bthe task of
, 'tions. He says
waiting on a
STEVEIS about releas-
MARKET ing the coun-
PLACE ty funds.
of a ., new
Steve Nicklas library has
been a central
issue in the Fernandina Beach
city elections. The two com-
missioners who favored a new
library have been ousted by a
substantial margin. Leeper
believes the two new city com-,
missioners should 'now have
"I feel the public has spoken
about a lot of things," Leeper
says, "and the library may be
one of those things."
Like fellow county commis-
sioners, Leeper feels the say-
ings of.renovating the existing
library could outweigh the ben-
efits of a new location (he also
wonders if the main library,
should be more centrally locat-
ed within the county). Either
way, ."We need to wait," Leeper
But don't tell the Friends of
'the Library this, or those push-
ing the. so-called "Forward
:Fernaridina" aQinda Money is'
Lcheap to boi i ow right now. and
they believe ithe lime is right
for a new library as \ ll as other.
projects such as a water front
parkland an acquisition of the
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The problem with this logic
is that it is obviously unpopu-
lar with the electorate based
upon the recent city election
results. There is alsothe issue
of having to borrow to accom-
plish it, since that money.has to
be paid back at some point.
John Crawford, the county
clerk, also raises a valid point.
Under the current arrange-
ment, the city owns the existing
library building; the county
pays for its operations. It
appears that this arrangement
has changed in the minds of
those wanting the county to
help pay for a new library build-
Also, county commissioners
would have to vote to release all
or part of the $600,000 targeted
for the Fernandina Beach
library. Even though the funds
were set aside for this purpose,
their release would have to be
approved by a majority of com-
missioners, including those on
the West Side of the county.
To add another twist to the
story, new County Commis-
sioner Steve Kelley has not yet
said he would use the funds for
the library. Kelley's predeces-
sor, Mike Boyle, had expressed
his interest in targeting the
funds to a library, but he has
since left office
So the conclusion to this
story remains a mystery.
Steve Nicklas is a financial
advisor with a major Wall Street
finn ihi,' lives onIAinelia Island.
His business columns appear inr
seivral North Florida newspa-
pers. He can be reached at"753-'
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Itruement ifor caLcers of
rbe head and neck region.
B\ scheduling a dental
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pri.,r I:' beginning either of
lih,e trjeatments, iour dentist
can fl'.c, on resolving any
dental co-ndtidons that could
cnimproinime your overall
heatlb dJi an the ioad.
Cancer ilieraps can cause
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Aaron Bell of Science First and solar installer Peter Wilking stand next to the largest
solar panel in Nassau County.
Nancy E. Bell, president of
Science First, a designer, man.
ufacturer and marketer of sci.
ence education equipment.
Sporable planetariums and envi-
ronmental sampling equip-
n ment, said her company has
installed the largest solar panel
system in Nassau County on
their 25.(Xl0-square-foot build-
As a leading manufacturer
of environmental sampling
equipment, the company is
committed to "green manufac-
turing," Bell said. The compa-
ny's products have been used
by scientists and government
agencies suchias the EPA to
sample fresh water and lake
Cracked fillings, sharp
edges, teeth, in need of
extraction and gum problems
should be addressed prior to
beginning cancer thcr.p) A
thorough cleaning, at the very
least, is a must to prevent
gum inflammation. With a
pretreatment oral evaluation
your dental team can provide
recommendations for your
oral car6 and eliminate your
worries about the normal oral
side effects of cancer therapy.
Time is .of the essence.
Tell your dental health care
provider the moment you are
diagnosed with cancer. If'
you go into cancer treatment
with good oral health, your
chances are much improved
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Amelia Dental Group.
1947 Citrona Drive,
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up the sunshine
Bell said her Yulee conma-' bythe panels to the AC
ny seeks to use sunlight to required for operating the busi-
meet much of its energyneeds~ ness. Each panel has 1 microin-
and to become more sell -ufli- verter. The system is warrant-
cient over tire It'- xpe.cts that ed. for 25 years and may well
this solar a i av will reducie4L conipnque to produce for '50
carbon footprint considerable years.
and will decrease its unr ininig To date the solar array has
contribution to global warm- produced 10,000 kilowatt hours
ing. and is expected to produce
The solar array became 43,000 kilowatt hours per cal-
operational on Oct 1 and was endar year. It generates about
installed by Pete Wilking, 40 percent of the electrical
owner of AlA Solar energy used by the. company
Contracting Inc, a locally annually and prevents the
owned and operated solar con- burning of about 21 tons of coal
tracting company and 37 tons of carbon dioxide.
The capacity of the total sys- Florida Power and Light
tem is 32,200 watts, which offers a rebate program, which
Wilking believes to be the helped make the project pos-
largest in Nassau County. sible in addition to the 30 per-
There are 140 panels, each pro- cent federal tax credit currently
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She loves work'family'
A Stein. Mart employee for
eight years,'Susan Brinton is
more than just the shoe lead,
she also helps keep the other
departments clean and neat.
"I love working at Stein
Mart! We're all family," said
Brinton, who is responsible for
keeping track of about 2,300
pairs of shoes.
"She models a positive cus-
tomer service spirit, greets cus-
tomers, maintains an appealing
area and sets floor presenta-
tions," said general manager
"Sue doesn't miss a beat,
she's always involved, says
hello to everyone, on time,
great-communication. She has
a great spirit, opinionated, kind
'hearted and willing to go the
The Wilmington, Del.,
native has lived in the area for
11 years and genuinely enjoys
"Fernandina Beach, Amelia
Island is a wonderful, friendly
place to live. It's home!" *
Leisure activities for Brinton
include reading and walking on
She has one son, Curt, who
lives in Atlanta and she active-
ly supports the Barnabas
"I always take magazines
there and the leftover plastic
Amelia River Cruises has
announced that tour narrator
and MarketingDirector Lori
Hoerl has completed the
requirements necessary to
obtain a 50-ton master's
inland captain license and the
designation of captain. The
criteria for the license
includes passing a Coast
Guard exam, logging 360
days on the water with a mini-,
mum of four, hours a day and
- passing a physical examina-
tion and a first-aid exam.
Along with her roles at
Amelia River Cruises,'Hoerl
was recently hired as captain
for the, Fernandina Harbor
Pilot Association, where she
transports harbor pilots to ,
and from ships coming into
Inite Sanun to. our hc.rn
or CLtle before Chrnstri
r1du I ribub.le o'rg.f
Botrn LhdIfnini. and adun
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Susan Brinton is all smiles after learning the shoe
department at the Fernandina Beach Stein Mart finished
third in the company, first in the region in a company-
wide contest on who could sell the most bo6ts out of
bags from the grocery store.
They can always use .them,"
said Brinton. ,
Stein Mart has been located
at 814 Sadler Road since 2004.
Store hours are 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Monday-Saturday and nopn to
New York City to study opera
and spent 17 years singing,
acting and dancing. Hoerl
relocated to Florida to pursue
a simpler life and milder cli-
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VIEWPOINT/John P Megna/Fernandina Beach
Be more posi
A s a citizen of, approval for the waterfront to
Fernandina Beach, develop a plan for submission
I'm disturbed by the to the commission. During
-actions of some citi- the course of time, the com-
zens at the meeting at the mittee of the waterfront
Nov. 15 city commission worked for almost two years
meeting. My intention was to to develop a logical plan, dur-
speak and voice my concerns ing this time the city asked
regarding the matter of the the Parks and Recreation
bond issue vote and the com- Commission's Advisory
mission approval to vote on Committee to also develop a
that issue. I fully support the separate plan for C & D lots
commission's approval to go on the south end of the pro-
ahead with the bond issue. posed planned park.
First: Many years ago, citi- After a short time, the
zens met in masses to hear Parks and Recreation commit-
and voice:their opinions on tee submitted their plan to the
the various improvements city. Shortly after that, the two
suggested and wanted the committees worked together
waterfront to go forward as for several months and they
soon as possible. These same then met jointly, a plan was
people now disapprove on proposed presented to the
doing anything down there. city commissioners and
At the conclusions of the pre- approved in concept. Many of
sentations the city commis- the. proposals in the master
sioners then gave their initial general plan were ideas inicor-
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ng for vehi- It does not come without a
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needed open will.soon have to decide what
Sfor 'gath- they feel will be affordable
ements in and desirable in their tough
g lots on decisions. My reaction to one
ere were of the candidate's comments
everyone during the first part of the
vith general election, process left me won-
zens of during where he was all this
The citi- time. A~'T recall, he said .i .
would under- "'don't ried it and it doesn't
ce of this make nioney" It is nov. time
nity. The to forget all the angry feelings
has been a and the rest of stuff that hap-
.ess won't pened,'turn to the positive
Ding this side, quit being negative
led project. about the future of our city.
t area and Another old saying: 'There
isn't anything as constant as.
change" .t .., .
During that meeting, many
FF o tihe ciizens spoken favor
and many in' disapproval that
TE : the city would take the boid ''
IEMS I issue and approve it. Sevela '"
ags, voiced the-i opinions. that -
It is now time to forget all the angry feelings
and the rest of stuff that happened, quit being
negative about the future of our city.
was their right to do so, but
one individual even pointed
fingers at several commission-
ers and chastised them for
their decisions. First, never..
point your finger 'at anyone.
You can show your disap-
proval in other ways, which'
he did, but to point fingers at
'the opposition is not wise.
Another point that seemed
to stir the pot is the overhead
and opening of Alachua
Street, which will provide
access to the waterfront and
to Front Street businesses. In '
the future plans of develop-
ment it called for some con-
struction of condos for down-
town living. This development
lies north, where the much
needed cleanup by the city
and private investor is need-:
'ed. Will it add a tax base
increase to the city? I believe
it will bring new owners who'
pay.taxes, and will affect the
downtown businesses as well.
At the present time, that plan
is on hold and maybe gone.
IThe present buildings on the
lots need to go or be
improvedby new business
moving into the area to sup-
port growth. The purposed
CRA is still in the mix and
needs to be increased for the
success of the entire area.
If the commissioners find a
, source of a low interest rate
by some bank/financial insti-
"'tuti'on,(2 percent is what I
heard) and they pass up a rate
that later may be higher say
7'-"'percent or whatever -
who will we then blame? I'll
support 2 percent anytime.'
The other disturbing case
was when one of the commis-
sionersiseemed to talk down
to a representative from the
frti of Zev Cohen by insist-
ing that his firm was double
dipping the city on their ,
charges to them. A cityfinan-
.tial representative confirmed
,that they checked all records
S'aild no double dipping
'occurred. I agree that a check
and balance system is the
best way to handle this.
"' Ifithe coming months, the
city will face many challenges
'and the citizens also will be
facing them., Instead of being
negative about everything,
how about being more posi-
tive and help to improve the
city's future. At the present
time the city financial picture
seems to be on target, as
many smaller and larger cities
face many problems. Count,
our blessings; our appointed
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VIEWPOINT/ADAM KAUFMAN/FERNANDINA BEACH
'We are all of this place
F ernandina Beach is a wonderful town
and a terrific place to live.
Who could have thought eight
years ago when Dee and I chose
to buy our home here that volunteering as
mentors for Take Stock in Children and'serv-
ing on its board, being involved in historic
preservation and restoration, supporting
improvements for the city library, serving on a
city board, working on a FSCJ committee, par-
ticipating in our community's Christmastime -
house tours would, in the eyes of some, entitle
us to patrician-like "Gucci" status ("Bullying?"
on Dec. 7).
For a woman who grew up on her family's
struggling dairy farm in upstate New York and
for a kid who was raised in an apartment in the
Bronx it is both mysterious and mystical. I am
sure it would be as baffling to my eastern
European immigrant grandparents as it might
be bewildering to Dee's 83-year-old still work-
ing farmer father. We do not own a Gucci bag,
not even a "knock-off." Maybe it is our modest
contribution to Cats Angels that put us over the
top or that Dee is distantly related to Martin
Van Buren. It is hard to'determinine what the cri-
teria for selection are.
Both Dee and I believe in helping others
through public service. We have been taught
and consider it our civic obligation and respon-
sibility to give back to the community we are
While it may sell newspapers,
encouraging dissension results
only in political polarization
part of. I guess we are of that "ilk."
"Ilk" in its original use was a territorial des-
ignation meaning "of the same place." Those of
us who have chosen to live in Fernandina,
those who were born here and.remain or those
who left and returned are all of the same place.
We all are of the city of Fernandina Beach.
There are those who dispute that we are a
community. What is most disheartening about
what has appeared as comment on this page
and elsewhere is the angry rhetoric. Rhetoric
that has promoted division; appealed to the self-
concerned and self-indulgent among us;
renewed historic quarrels; suggested the false
dichotomy of "blomtown and hometown;" and
implied a conflict between the electorate and
the "governing class." While it may sell news-
papers, encouraging dissension results only in
political polarization and dysfunction.
It is purposely misleading to promise that.
'by doing .nothing things will remain the same,
'A honor to se .e -, & to stand up to:the bureaucracy at the
high school, and adults with the men-
It has been an honor to serve the. .tality who are more than willing to look
citizens of Fernandina Be9chAt ha' the other way in the name of teaching
been an interesting experiendc,'and I' our boys to before masculine. Maybe i
have learned a lot along the way. if more adults had spoken out about
I've' learned that our city, staff is hazing at Florida A&M that poor drum
comprised of dedicated, hard-.working major may'still be alive. After all, "boys
individuals, who sometimes don't get willbe boys," right?
enough credit for their Oiforts. Thank I am not trying to emasculate our
you staff, city clerk, cityattpp.ney and boys, I justdo not understand how this
city manager for allyou.o.. ... hazing practice was supposed to make
I've learned that the unsung heroes better men out of our boys. I mean,
of our city are those who serve on our that is what it is really all about isn't it?
city boards. Thank you, board mern- There are many waavys to initiate new-.
bers, for the contributions you havq, bies without involving violence (that,
made to our community. i what it was). Also/ in response to
I've learned how gratifying it is tW your comment about police and
see the result of hard work, when lawyers, if a group of boys who were
changes take' place that will serve our much larger than my son were inflict-
citywell for years to come. Thank you, ing bruises on- my son's buttocks in
commissioners, for coming together' the name of masculinization and team
to make tough decisions during these building at a school-sanctioned event,
difficult times. :- then yes) I would call the police and my
I've learned the importance of civil- lawyer,
ity in government and that being civil Kim Norton '
to one another reflects well on our -Fernandina Beach
community To those who have been
ciih\liWh .y. t,,, hoa'you counton?
I'e Ikar rdtbat ,beinrg.invilvedwth
a progressive forward-thinking com- 7. lifithe Dec. 7 letter regarding haz-
mission does have political conse- ing, he failed to mention the most
quences, but it has been a privilege to important life lesson this child learned, a
serve and to serve with such a fine It isn't just life that knocks you down, o
group of commissioners. One of the givesyou bruises, humiliates, demeans .t
bst commissions we have had in and bullies you. Sometimes it's the
recent years. ,ery people you count on for support o
And finally, 'velearnedeven more your own teammates and the adults q
how kind and generous the citizens of in your community. th
Fernandina Beach can be. Your con- Valerie Snyder p
tinued efforts to support worthwhile Fernandina Beach b
projects, and to volunteer for various 5s
nonprofits, helps make our city the R' ..
very special place that it is. Thankyou, M Le fa
citizens, for all you do and forallowing The relationship between the.
me to have the privilege to serve. Amelia Island. Plantation community s
Susan Hardee Steger, Mayor and the Omni organization continues g
Fernandina Beach to be a mystery to many Nassau A
County residents, media writers and c
Apparently. the "big news" o
"alleged" hazing at the high s(
was only "big news" to the adn
trators.at the high school' ("'Stiff
ishment' for hazing at high sch
Dec. 9. According to news report
kid said itwas commonn knowledge
the high school that the spankin
the point of bruising, breaking
dles.on boys' butts and shooting
with air soft guns by bigger and
kids is all common knowledge.
not believe that this was "big new
the coach who was supposed to b
"responsible" adult on the premise
do not know this coach, but I do I
he knew exactly what was goin
with his team just like his friend
wrote "Hazing," Dec. 7).
(The letter writer) mentioned
wrestling can be a "quite brutal co
sport" What.you did not menti
that in a wrestling match you
matched with someone in your w
I would also like to point out
had a parent'paddled a child to
point where there was bruising 1
days later, the child would immed
ly be taken away from the par
agree on one point, "Life is harsh,
it is up to good people to stand u
what is right no matter how dif
and scary it may be. Do you r
think it was an easy decision for
parent to make to take this t(
school? She went against her
| wishes and risked being ostraciz
this small town to stand up for wha
thought was right.
You go Mom! We need more r
ers like you who are willing to t
their children to stand up against
lies and abuse. Your son may
understand what you did now
someday he will be a stronger
because of it It takes a lot of cot
realtors. The Outdoors feature by
Terry Lacoss (Dec. 7) is a perfect
)f the case in point. This excellent article
:hool describes the superb bass fishing in
ninis- Red Maple Lake at Omni Amelia Island
pun- Plantation. But Omni Hotels and'
iool," Resorts has absolutely nothing to do-
s one with Red Maple Lake. Red Maple Lake
ge" at is located within and is owned by the
gs to ,residents of the Amelia Island
pad- Plantation. No Omni please!
'kids In a May 25 Viewpoint, Tim Digby,
older managing director of Omni Hotels and
I do Resorts at Amelia Island Plantation,
vS" to explained in gfeat detail that the Omni
e the complex including a hotel, conference.
ses. I center and Spa & Shops is located with-
know in the Amelia Island Plantation. Omni
g on. does not own the Plantation; it is owned
(who and maintained by the residents. As a
landowner within the Amelia Island
That Plantation, Omni also contributes to
ntact maintenance and improvements.
on is Also located within the Plantation is
i are The Amelia Island Club. The club is
eight owned by its members and owns the
Long Point Golf Course and clubhouse
tthat and the Ocean Club.
o the Hopefully, the relationship between
three. the Amelia Island Plantation commu-
diate- nity and the Omni Hotels and Resorts
ent. I at Amelia Island. Plantation is more
"and clearly defined. '
p for J.T. King
ficult Amelia Island Plantation
r this NoGuccibag
son's Gee, I had finally adjusted to being
ed in labeled as one of the "special interest
at she groups" because I thought it would be
nice to have a little larger library that
moth- didn't have a leaky roof and worn out
teach carpeting. Then I read Mr. Cascone's
t bul- letter ("Bullying?" on Dec. 7) and was
not crushed. It's embarrassing for me to
, but admit that I don't have a Gucci bag. I
man can't even say I used to have a Gucci
rage bag. What's the good of being labeled
ICE OF THE PEOPLE
s an elitist, upper class, money is no
bject 1 percenter and not evenwhave
he basic that puts you in that group?
I thought about alternatives. Going
out to buy a Gucci bag is out of the-
question. I -thought about writing to
he president of Gucci to'explain my
problem and ask if they had any old'
iags laying around that they could
end me. But then I realized they
wouldn't understand the situation. In
act, I'm not sure I understand.
Labels like that are such a handy
hortcut to lumping people in cate-
;ories for the benefit of your audience.
ure there people in the Guqci bagger
rowd who want a new library?
Certainly, but there are a lot of us who.
re definitely not in that crowd. As for
stacking the deck" at the commission
chambers, the man sitting next to me'
wasn't a Fernandina Beach taxpayer.
Ie was from the south (read county)
art of the island so he had, as they say,
no skin in the game. Perhaps more
han one deck was being stacked.
In a (Dec. 7) letter to the editor
rom John Cascone, he asked "Who is
)ee Torre?" and referred to "her ilk"
n a derogatory manner at least four
imes. Let me share just a bit about
one of our model citizens who also
ecdntly wrote to the News-Leader of
her concerns about bullying (Nov. 30).
Early in her career, Dee was a read-
ng and special education teacher who
pent years in the classroom and has
devoted more than 30 years to
research, grant writing and helping
improve low-performing schools
across the country. She inspired and
encouragedd her two children; her son,
a skilled chef, learned to cook in his
mother's kitchen and now works at
ne of Amelia Island's premier hotel
properties; her daughter followed in
ler mother's footsteps and is now on a
ellowship to study urban education.
Now that her children are leading their
own successful lives, Dee has spent
he last several years as a mentor with
Take Stock in Children, helping
encourage and support local children
without that kind of care and support
In addition, Dee has used her grant-
writing skills to help several local non-
profits obtain funding for projects.
She's worked tirelessly to help expand
library funding from external sources.
you'lll also find Dee volunteering for
he Museum of History or attending a
varietyy of fundraisers for local non-
profits. Though she still actively works
n education consulting and research to
improve evaluation and performance of
our schools, she manages to find time
o contribute to the betterment of our
This is Dee Torre, a girl who grew
up on a farm and now resides in our'
historic downtown with her husband,
Adam Kaufman. A descendent of three
U.S. presidents, she holds genuirie con-
cern about our stewardship of historic
assets. Like Adam,; she is a model'of
civic pride and patriotism and has cho-
sen to actively put her skills, experi-
ence, network and passion to work in
our community for the greater good.
..Despite rumors to the contrary,
since our husbands have the same last
name, we are not related but for our
friendship and values we hold in com-
mon. As for "her ilk," I am reminded
that there are many good, caring peo-,
pie in our community- some who grew
up here and many who have moved
here from other places. There's far
more we have in common and much
more we have to gain by focusing on
the good of our community. We each
choose to contribute to or detract from
that community spirit with our actions
and our words.
Donna Paz Kaufman
I am writing in response to attorney
John Cascone's question in the Dec. 7
issue: "Who is Dee Torre?" To set the
record straight, she is the wife of Adam
Kaufman --who is the kingpin behind
, the "Forward Fernandin.a" plan. Her
comments .and abrasive behavior
should be judged accordingly. ,
I feel the Fernandina Beach voters
got it right in the November city elec-
tion, when Sarah Pelican received twice
as many votes as opponent John Elwell
(who is now being financially backed
by both Forward Fernandina and
Friends of the Library supporters).
Yes, the clouds have disappeared and
now the sky shows it true colors.
(former city commissioner)
The Forward Fernandina plan will
only benefit a few property owners that
own property on Front Street. If any
infrastructure is put in it should be on
Eighth Street not Front Street. It
looksterrible when people come into
town. If underground utilities were put
in there and some landscaping done it
would look so much better. Think
about how many times this past year
someone has hit a utility pole on Eighth
Street and knocked out power to the
whole downtown area.
A replica of the old casino at Main
Beach would be nice with a bowling
alley, dance floor, skating rink and a
restaurant so the young people would
have someplace to go but the truth is
nothing should be done now because
no one has any money to do it with. Put
everything on hold for now no more
fees for Zev Cohen scrap the post
office plan, leave the library where it is
and expand into their courtyard if nec-
essary but they certainly don't need
that two-story building with minimal
parking. The current library-is a one-
story handicap-accessible building with'
a huge city parking lot beside it.
SOn another iote the city com-
Smission should put the small festive
lights back oni the trees on Centre
Street It looks so drab and dreary now
- and to think that the present city
commissioners spent $40,000 on this
terrible project that only lights up the
base of the trees makes me ill. I recent-
ly wentto the St Johns Town Centre in
Jacksonville and it was so beautiful at
night with the little white lights on all
the trees -then I came back here and
drove down Centre Street and itwas so
dark and scary looking. This must be
hurting .the businesses on Centre
It's Christmas put the lights back
on the trees like they use to be. To the
best of my knowledge they were put up
for Christmas one year and they looked
so beautiful the commissioners decid-
ed to leave them up all year. So-what if
the present lights save a little on the
electric bill. I would rather have the
little festive lights back than spend the
$6 million on the Forward Fernandina
Being the season for giving thanks.
and reflecting on the past year, I want
to take a moment to express my grat-
itude to the News-Leader and its staff.
While I obviously cannot speak for the
entire nonprofit community, as edu-
cation director of Amelia Island
Museum of History I have witnessed
the newspaper's unwavering support
for this community and its vital non-
profit organizations over the years. I
am consistently impressed by the
lengths that they will go to help pro-
mote and serve the cultural and edu-
cational organizations of our commu-
As anyone affiliated with a non-
profit knows, begging for resources
is par for the course. Without excep-
tion, the News-Leader has proven to
be an invaluable ally of the museum,
and indeed numerous other organi-
zations in our area. I challenge each
and every staff or friend of a local
nonprofit organization to reach out
and thank the staff of the News-Leader
for their continued dedication to our
collective cause to make Fernandina
Beach a better place to live and
I am proud to have the News-Leader
as my local newspaper.
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be better or somehow return to the way they
were. Change is a constant. Change is
inevitable. It is our responsibility, as a commu-
nity, to make choices about our future and to
act upon those choices. Policies of delay and
decay have failed towns and cities across this
nation. Igniting the "we verstis them" forest fire
and fueling it with rumor, innuendo and misin-
formation can.only lead to the destruction of
that intangible sense of community and pur-
pose that is a vital component of a healthy city.
It destroys the ability to have the dialogue that
is essential to create a common vision of the
. The News-Leader can make the editorial
choice to foster a civil conversation about the
future of our city, its economic viability and its
quality of life and use its voice to promote a
sense of community and collective purpose. We
are all of this ilk; we areall of this place: the
city of Fernandina Beach. Itftruly is a wonder-
ful town. The conversation can begin today.
After all, it is the time of theyear that we pray
with common purpose for peace on Earth and
good will to all men. Oh yes, and it is the time
some shop for Gucci bags.
Adam Kaufman is vice president of the
Amelia Island Fernandina Restoration
Foundation and the primary proponent of
Forward Fernandina. His wife, Dee Torre, is
vice president of Friends of the Library.
WEDNESDAY. December 14.2011 NEWS News-Leader
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Emilio Alonso-Mendoza, new president of Take Stock In Children in Florida, attend-
ed the Dec. 1 light Up A life fundraiser for Take Stock In Children Nassau County.
Alonso-Mendoza also attended a meeting Dec. 2 at the Nassau County School Board
office and met with staff and leadership councils of the local program, above,
including City Commissioner Arlene -Filkoff and Jodjy Mackle of the local Take Stock
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Bill to address'inequities'
in funding charter schools
State Rep. Janet Adkins has
filed legislation intended to "cor-
rect many inequities" regard-
ing state funding for charter
A press release sent out by
Adkins' office said that based
on several independent stud-
ies, Florida's public charter
schools receive on average only
65 percent of the same per stu-
dent funding that district public
In addition, federal funding
towards charter school stu-
dents is not distributed on a
timely manner or, at .times, at
all. This legislation will require
the school boards to pass the
funding through *charter
schools within 60 days.
"Funding equity between
public charter schools and our
traditional public education sys-
tem ensures that these twin pil-
lars of our public education sys-
tems have equal chances for
success in meeting'their goal,"
role of education is critical to
the success of our children and
.our adults liv-
ing in our
schools. Property taxes ol-
lected for public taxes are used
intended tfor capital pubr-
poses and inc
Adschools, Adkinkins mostcasesnot
bill, HB 903, wpubli charter a
schools. Property taxes col-
lected for public education are
intendedsuring to help all public
chtraditools,including charter r
schools, Adkins maintains.
It is anticipated that her
bill HB 903, will createe a
more, equitable approach to
ensuring that all public schools,
traditional and charter, receive
the appropriate property
tax dollars needed for pub-
lic education in their commu-
'Technology is changing'the
role of education in major ways
that, even five years ago, were
thought impossible," said
Adkins. "Florida needs policies
that will align our educational
resources with otr focus on
creating jobs and building a
stronger economy: Schdol
choice is a reality."
"Every day people make
'specific choices regarding how
and where they get information
and acquire knowledge," she
said, "My goal is to. put forth
proposals and ideas that will
strengthen the choices for
working families and students
and create a greater connec-
tion with the needs of our econ-
omy. The adoption of this meas-
ure will ensure equity and
fairness in'how Florida funds all
the elements of its public school
520 ,charter schools with,
175,000 students and a wait-
ing list approaching approxi-
:mately 50,000 students. Most
are high performing (72 per-
icent'A'or B) and serve diverse
populations' including 56 per-
cent minorities, 55 percent
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Starting Monday, December 19th
The Ocean Highway and
Port Authority at its regular
meeting in November unani-
mously elected its new officers
for 2012. Commissioner Danny
Fiillwood, who served as vice
chairman last year'and secre-
tary-treasurer the previous two
years, was elected to serve as
chairman of the authority..
Commissioner Brian Reaves;
was elected to serve as vice
chairman and Commissioner
Melvin Usery, immediate past
chairman, was elected as sec-'
As the Port of Fernandina's
governing body, the Port.
Authority has policy-making,
budgeting and general over-
sight responsibilities for all port
activities. The Port Authority
serves the principal public
purpose to encourage econom-
ic development /in Na'ssau
"We have shown a profit and
have increased new jobs by i0
percent," said Fullwood, "and
we are excited about the possi-
bilities for future growth
'through private public partner-
ships. We will be working close-
ly with the Board of LCounty
County Economic Development
Board and other governmental
bodies as well as private indus-
try to increase off-port devel-
opment and bring good-paying
jobs to the people of Nassau
County and region "
The North Florida TPO
Board has-elected Nass'au
"'Counti Commissioner Dan-
:ny deeper chairman for 2012.
In addition, Scott Herring,
Nassau County Engineering,
was elected chairman of the.,
' Committee. The Citizens
!'Advisory Committee re-elect-
ed Melinda Luedtke, a
Nassau County citizen, as
The North Florida TPO
handles a wide range of ini-
tiatives and projects that"
include the long-range trans-
portation plan, and others.
The TPO'is governed by a
15-membebrboard of elected
officials and, transportation
agency representatives The
website is wk , noi thitlori-
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WEDNESDAY, December 14,2011 NEWS News-Leader
Richard Copeland is enthu-
siastic about living in Yulee after.
moving here from Jacksonville
"Yulee is a small town that is
in'the middle of a growth phase.
Growth .for me is an exciting
thing to be part of."
Another thing he's enthusi-
astic about is helping veterans.
After serving 23 years in the
Navy, and sustaining a disabil-
ity himself, Copeland has first-
hand knowledge of what veter-
ans go through.
The most rewarding part of
his job on the WorkSource team
is hearing from customers that
they have achieved their goal
either through education, or
As Disabled Veterans
Outreach Program Specialist,,
Copeland develops job, and
-training opportunities for vet-
erans, with special emphasis on,
veterans with service-connect-
Copeland is one of over
1,400 DVOP specialists nation-
wide who, work with employ-
ers, veterans' organizations; fed-
eral agencies and
to link veterans with appropri-
ate jobs and training opportu-
nities, and who serve as case,
managers for veterans partici-
pating in job training programs.
The 17 Florida DVOP spe-
cialists are all gearing up for
the return of troops from Iraq.
"We have a number of pro-
grams in place to help these
men and women. Some need -
to.work because their pensions
aren't enough and others just
want to feel usefuL"
A portion 'of Copeland's
leisure hours is devoted to
working with the Coalition for
the Homeless of Nassau
County, and he is a member of
the American ,Legion and
Disabled American Veterans.
An avid sports fan, he says,
"If there is an interesting sto-
ryline, I will read about it and
then watch the game when it
comes on TV. If I can afford it,
I'll be in the stands."
Copeland shares his Yulee
home with his wife, Terry, and
their feline companions, Rudy
and Holly. The couple has two
children, John and Kylie.
The WorkSource Career
Service Center offers free
assisted job searches, assess-
ments, resume writing, sched-
uled workshops, labor market
information, skills training
assistance, job fairs and recruit-
Job seekers can log onto
Employ Florida Marketplace
browse thousands of job list-
For those interested in relo-
cation, the database includes
opportunities across the coun-
try and can be accessedfrom
WorkSource is located at
96042 Lofton Square Court in
Yulee. Business hours are 8
a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.
,Phone 432-0009, ext.2614 or
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"After 23 years in the Navy,J guess the big difference is
this buildirig does not plan to get,tunderway anytime
soon," says WorkSource Disabled Veterans Outreach
Program Specialist Richard Copeland.
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Nassau. County proposes to amend the.Nassau County Land
Development Code affecting the land area shown graphically
by adopting the following Ordinance:
AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF- COUNTY COM-
MISSIONERS OF NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA AMEN D-
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ELIMINATING TRANSPORTATION. CONCURRENCY
.AND PROPORTIONATE FAIR SHARE; CREATING AN
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Board of Nassau County will conduct a public hearing on
Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 7:00 PM regarding the proposed
ordinance. The public hearing will be held at the James S.
Page Governmental Complex. 96135 Nassau Place, Yulee,
All interested parties are invited to attend the public hearing
and to be heard. Copies of
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available for inspection in. the office of the Nassau County
Growth Management Department, 96161 Nassau Place,
Yulee, FL 32097. Comments may also be directed in writing
to the Growth Management Department, e-mailed to agrego-
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491-7328. All comments will become part of the record in this
matter and subject to Florida's public records law.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order
to participate in this program or activity should contact 491-
7328 at least twenty-four '(24) hours in advance to request
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO BE PRESENT AND BE HEARD. IF
A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY
THE BOARD, AGENCY OR COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TO
ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH MEETING OR HEAR-
ING HE/SHE WILL NEED A RECORD TO ENSURE THAT A VER-
BATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH
RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON
WHICH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED.
The Nassau County Planning and Zoning Board may contin-
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WEDNESDAY, December 14.2011 NEWS News-Leader
PHOTOS ' ANGELA DAUGHTRY/FOR THE NEWS-LEADER
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D.C., and listening'to Stained
Glass Bluegrass on the public
radio station, sometimes this
is all, I need for Sunday morn-
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that remind me.of my Sunday
school days, a lively beat and
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south from Fernandina Beach
I know all the places to look
for birds and this particular
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Sunday I. contrast to the morning glow
was very of marsh grass as I speed by.
lucky. First At the south end of Little
off, there Talbot Island, I drove into the
were the fisherman's parking lot to
telephone check out the two adjacent
poles arind .retention ponds. Sure enough
cell towers this was a fruitful stop. A
to notice as I, great blue heron stood watch
headed over a group of black ducks
WILD down AlA. I on one side of the pond.
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Pat kinds on the
Foster-Turley poles and
scan the cell towers for bald
eagles. Although I didn't see
any.eagles this time around,
sometimes I do and it's
always worth checking. ,
When I gotto the third
traffic, circle, at Amelia Island '
Plantation I had to stop my
car to let a wayward great
egref walk across the road in
front of me and soon after I
spied a great blue heron fish-
ing in a tiny bit of marsh.
Driving across the ,Nassau
Sound Bridge, though, is
where the real fun begins.
Sure.enough, an osprey was
perched on the railing, close
enough to view in all its splen-
dor even at 55 miles an hour
and seagulls dogged the fish-
erfolk on the fishing bridge
,The drive through Big
Talbot Island is often birdless
the birds there are wood-
land birds high in the trees,
and not visible from a speed-
ing car. But often I see other
wildlife and wild-death in this
section of the road. A1A,
sadly, is a killing field for rac-
coons, opossums, armadillos,
squirrels and other mammals.
Once I even found a dead red
fox on the road here, and
picked it up and gave it to
Little Talbot Island State Park
for a display specimen. You
never know what you'll see on
the road there,.and I always
The marsh of Simpsons
Creek is another great spot to
check for birds. This morning
a group of white ibis was feed-
ing out in the marsh, a great
males with large patches of
white on their heads, the
females less striking with
hoods of red took, turns div-
ing for fish while I watched
from a distance. Up in the
snags nearby a lone osprey
surveyed its kingdom, watch-
ing all ofus.
The'second pond was full
of life too, a different set of
birds. Here a mixed group of
brownish young and white
mature ibis walked along the
shoreline, feeding in their
own fashion. After a bit of
watching, it was time for 'ni
to move;on down the road.
I usually end my
Heckscher Drive road trip
with a ramble along the
Heritage River Road, a left
turn just a bit past Sisters
Creek boat ramp. This day
was no different and, as
usual, this little side trip'
rewarded me with sightings.
Three motley looking wood-
storks stood along the river's
edge just in front of 20 or so
cormorants perched on pil-
ings from a long ago dock.
Further down the road I
watched a great blue heron.
watching one set of fisher-
men, and a bit later I noticed
a great egret watching others.
To top it off, at the boat, ramp
at the end of the road a king-
fisher perched on a railing,
searching for its own fish
i ,,With my bluegrass gospel
.rimui still at full volume I
headed home again, singing
familiar hymns all the while.
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) Seniors vs Crime
A Special Project of the Florida Attorney General
Scam of the Week:
Door to door sales
Regardless of local laws gov- requested they void her par-
erning selling door to door, this ents' contract but was told that
practice is alive and well in was not possible. The salesman
Fernandina Beach and Nassau did not actually work for them
County (in Fernandina Beach and was paid a percentage of
uninvited solicitors can be fined the first year's cost in return for
up to $500 under the municipal selling the system. At that point
code). The most common items Seniors vs. Crime was contact-
being offered for sale are'mrg-:' ed and asked to help.
azine subscriptions, home.sed- We talked to the company
rity systems, -tree 'supervisor and he agreed to
trimming/removal service and review the situation. He told us
driveWay paving. .it might be possible to termi-
The magazine salesperson nate the last two years.of the
who knocks op your door 'or contract. He also agreed to dis-
rings the doorbell will try to talk cuss the matter with the sales-
you into ordering as many mag- man and see if he would agree
azines as possible; often ones, to a rebate on what he should
you will never read. And after, have been paid for the first year.
the first few issues arrive, you:,_ Our case is still open and we
receive letter after letter solic- have not yet reached a finalres-
iting you to renew your..sub-. solution. We fully expect to
scription. Before you know it, obtain some relief for the couple
you have the magazine coming. who were not aware of what
'to you for the next two or three they were getting into and,
. years. frightened by the salesman. He
Next is the person strolling told themthey lived in an unsafe
through the neighborhood with neighborhood and needed the
security company yard signs added safety of a home securi-
under his arm. He has been th -system
down our street twice in the last '. A third door-to-door scam
six months. The second time that is making the rounds is
the police were called and since independent tree removal con-'
then he has not returned tractors. They travel through
Seniors vs. Crime has an local neighborhoods and if they
open case involving an inde-' .seea home that has large trees
pendent contractor.who sold an in the yard or near the struc-
elderly couple a home security ture, they ring your doorbell
system with a three-year con- and try to sellyou'their servic-
tract. Once installed, the cou- ,es. Often you are told that. the
ple kept accidentally setting off tree is dead or dying and could
the alarm .and forgetting how fall on your vehicle or roof any
to turn it off. They could not day now. Usually the contrac-
remember their password. tor is not bonded, insured or
'Finally the police advised them licensed and will overcharge for
that there was a charge they ,work that is not needed.'
would have to pay after respond- Contractors stopping by
ing to the first fewfalse alarms. your home and offering to pave
The couple decided it was bet- your driveway are also fre-
ter to justlnotttrsethe.system ,;. quently u nicensed and use sub-
Their' daughterithen 'got,', 'standard.materials for the job. In
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Cold-mix has a short life span,
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other projects Asphalt milling
are acceptable but usually ov.er-
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before the work starts and pay
only after the job is completed to
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You need to question'the cre-
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Fernandina Beach Community
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. Check with the. Better Bu siness
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Finally, you an tell the.sales-
person you are not interested
and politely shut the door.'
Better yet, do not open the door
if you see someone you don't
recognize on .your doorstep.
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With the holidays in full swing, there are many stressors that can contribute to the "holiday
headache." Although it may be a festive.time of year to celebrate with friends, family, and great food,
it is also a time when your daily routine is out of sync. The kids are out of school, your in-laws are com-
ing, and you're preparing for the big event. You have so much going on that you don't know where to
begin.All this stress can cause headaches... literally.
Headaches are one of the most common complaints seen in the doctor's office. There are many pos-
sible causes. Here are some common headache types, their symptoms and treatments. If your
headaches are frequent, consult your doctor.
IHeadache Headache Symptoms -Treatment
Tension- Most common type of headache, The best treatment options
Type manifested as a'tight',' 'squeezing' or for this headache include
Headache 'vice-like' painful sensatiofi about the non-steroidal anti-
(TTH) entire head, and frequently involves the inflammatory drugs
neck muscles. You'll find yourself rubbing (NSAIDs) and stress
your neck and temples because tension is management (e.g. Exercise,
placed on the cervical paraspinal muscles yoga, deep-breathing,
and temporalis muscles themselves, stretching, mind-body
Muscle tension is often caused by stress techniques, massage).
Sinus Chronic sinusitis is a known cause for Nasal decongestants are '.
Headache headaches, which tend to offerr tenderness your friend. See your
right over mte frontal and maxillary primary care physician or an
sinuses, worsened with bead position ENT specialist
(bending stooping over), and associated
with usual sinus symptoms of cough, nasal
congestion, drainage, watery eyes, and
Migraine migraine is a chronic neurological disorder Prevention: A' oid niggers,
charactenzed b, recurrent moderate to li'est)le changes, preventive
set ere throbbing headaches tha typically medications'
"'. affect one side of tehehead and is often Acule Treatment: .
accompanied by nausea and disturbed NSAIDs., nptans"
Consult your doctor or headache specialist
The key to successful treatment is recognition and prevention. Headaches tend to com'e in times of in-
creased stress, anxiety, and sleep-depnvation, all of which commonly occur during the holiday season.
Your-brain craves-routine, and functions on a.circadian rhythm, or time-clock. What your brain needs is
'the exact opposite of what the holiday season gives us.
Here are some fundamental steps in preventing the holiday:headache.
Modify your lifestyle:
Regulate your sleep. Don't nap or sleep excessively. Go to bed at the same hour every night;, and wake
iup at the same hour every morning, especially during.the holidays, no exceptions.
Regulate your eating schedule. Don't skip meals. This is one of.the most common migraine triggers. If
you have'three square meals a day, eat at the same time every day.
Regulate your exercise routine. If you walk or jog, do so at the same time every morning or evening.
Exercise causes the brain to release endorphins, your body's own pain-killers.
Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. Dehydration means there is less blood volume in your brain, which places
traction on your blood vessels, leading to head pain. Drink 4-6 glasses of water per day.
Manage your stress. Place an emphasis on stress management this season. Make the time for physical
exercise, an outlet, a laugh, a massage, or %oga. Make time for yourself, otherwise \ou can't make time
Avoid common headache triggers:
Strong scentslodors: Some of us know that strong scents will trigger our headaches (ie. scented can-
dle stores, perfume and colognd sections, etc.). Do your best to avoid these sections. If you're like me,
,my migraines are instantly set off by that gassy airline smell just prior to take off. Wear a mask until
you're up in the air : : .
Stress letdown: You work so hard to get your jobs in order, and try to complete that final project be-
fore your vacation, and now it's time to let down, right? Wrong. Keep your schedule routine.
Eyestrain: If you wear glasses, make sure your prescription is current. Try to avoid bright or glaring
lights, fluorescent lighting, flashing lights or computer screens. Time for'those nifty shades, even. in-
doors if necessary.
Fatigue: Regular healthy eating and cardio exercise will help to stave off fatigue.
Stressful travel plans: With all the delays at the airport, missed flights, and the 'headache' of dealing
With airline personnel, there is no wonder that we all have headaches. Ele mentally prepared for delays
or changes. Prepare the brain for the worst, but hope for the best.
.Food: The following table lists foods that have been shown to trigger migraine headaches. If y6u are sus-
ceptible to headaches, avoiding or moderating your intake of these foods cabnhelp you avoid headaches
and enhance youiir enjoyment of the holidays.
Food Category Common Headache Triggers
Beverages Chocolate and cocoa. Alcoholic beverages (especially red wine, beer, and sherry).
Caffeine (even in small amounts), even though it is present in some headache
compounds for acute headache management, should be avoided to prevent
Fruits Figs, raisins, papayas, avocados, red plums, overripe bananas
Vegetables' Beans such as broad, fava, garbanzo,'Italian, lima, navy, pinto, pole. Sauerkraut,
string beans, raw garlic, snow peas, olives, pickles, onions.
Bread, Grains Freshly baked yeast bread. Fresh yeast coffee cake, dpughnuts, sourdough bread.
Breads and crackers containing cheese, including pizza.
Dairy products Cultured dairy products (buttermilk, sou. cream). Cheese: blue, brick (natural),
Gouda, Cruyere, mozzarella, Parmesan, provolone, Romano, Roquefort, cheddar,
Swiss, Stilton, Brie types and Camembert types.
Meat, Fish, Aged, canned, cured or processed meat, including ham or game, pickled herring,
Poultry salted dried fish, sardines, anchovies, chicken livers, sausage, bologna, pepperoni,
salami, summer sausage, hot dogs, pate, caviar. Any food prepared with meat
tenderizer, soy sauce or brewer's yeast. Any food containing nitrates, nitrites, or
Soups Canned soup, soup or bouillon cubes, soup base with autolytic yeast or MSG. Read
Desserts Chocolate ice cream, pudding, cookies, cakes, or pies. Mincemeat pie. Nuts. Any
yeast-containing doughs and pastries
Miscellaneous Nutrasweet, monosodium glutamate (MSG), yeast/yeast extract, meat tenderizer
(Accent), seasoned salt, mixed dishes, pizza, cheese sauce, macaroni and cheese, beef
stroganoff, cheese blintzes, lasagna, frozen TV dinners, chocolate. Nuts and nut
butters. Pumpkin, sesame and sunflower seeds. Anything fermented, pickled or
'if lifestyle changes and trigger avoidance aren't enough to eliminate headache pain, give yourself a
holiday gift this year. Consult your doctor as soon as possible and restore your quality of life.
You can survive the holiday season's headaches by taking care of yourself, modifying your lifestyle
and diet, knowing what triggers.your headaches, and how to cope with them. Carry out these golden
rules beyond the holidays, and you will be on your way to a successful headache-free new year.
Kai McGreevy, M.D., M.S., DABPN, is board-certified in neurology and pain medicine. His most recent
training included the completion of a neurology residency at the University of California in San Diego, and
a combined Headache/lnterventional Pain Medicine fellowship at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in
Baltimore, Md. Southeast Spine & Rehabilitation is located in Kingsland and Fernandina Beach. For more in-
formation, call (912) 673-7074 or visit www.getridofpainnow.com.
This information is general in nature and is not intended as medical advice for your specific situation or
intended to replace treatment by a doctor. Specific concerns should be discussed with your physician.
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WEDNESDAY. December 14.2011 NEWS News-Leader
This was written by Gariett
Pelican of the News-Leaderfromn
oral and written reports by the
Nassau County Sheriffs Office,
the city of Fernandina Beach
Police Department and other
agencies. Arrest indicates-suspi-
cion of a crime, not guilt.
Anyone with information
about criminal activity can con--
tact the Fernandina Beach
Police Department at 277-7342
or the Nassau County Sheriffs
Office anonymously by calling
225-0147 in Yulee and
Fernandina Beach or 879-2136,
in Callahan, Hilliard and
Bryceville. The "We Tip" pro-
gram M1-800-78CRIME also
allows callers to leave anony-
A Fernandina Beach man
' was arrested late Sunday after
he allegedly choked his girl-
friend and held a gun to her
head, according to a police
Just past 11 p.m., the victim
told police the man shoved her
against a wall, held a handgun
to her head and threatened to
Police.said the couple's res-
idence was in disarray, consis-
tent with the signs of a struggle.
The front door was damaged
and there were items strewn
about the home, police said.
After she located the hand-
gun, the victim told police the
man had been yelling profani-
ties at her when he pushed"hei-
against a laundry room wall,.
according to the report. She
said he put his forearm against.
her neck, choking her, before
,brandishing the handgun and
pointing itat her head, accord-
i ig to the report.
Police observed red marks
on the victim's neck consistent
with her claims, they said. The
man told police the allegations
were not true and that he had
done nothing wrong, accord-
ing to the. report .
Richard George Weigle, 29,
of Fernandina Beach is
charged with aggravated
assault and domestic battery
A Jacksonville man working
as a landscaper was arrested
after he beat up an elderly client
about 10 p.m. Dec. 8, according
to a deputy's report.
Deputies said the landscap-
er had been hired to tend to'
the man's property in Yulee,
but the pair disagreed on how
the hedges ought to be
trimmed. The landscaper
allegedly told his client he was
not in charge and to go back
inside, deputies said.
The client told the land-.
scaper to leave, grabbing a
weed clipper and pushing him
off the property, according to,
the report. Deputies said the
argument turned physical and
the landscaper knocked the
man down and punched him
several timesin the face.
* Nathan Scott Lambert, 37,
of Jacksonville is charged with
battery on person 65 or older.
i Two women were arrested
just after ,.3 p.m. Dec, 6 after
more than $400 of merchan-
dise was stolen from Target,
according to a deputy's report.
A store employee told
deputies that two employees
hadt stolen several items by not
scanning themrn during check
out, deputies said. The employ-
ee provided deputies with video
evidence of the thefts, accord-
ing to the report
He told deputies that while
one of the women was work-
ing as a cashier Nov. 26, the
other came through her line
and they passed several items
without scanning them. In a
separate instance Dec. 2, the
pair allegedly reversed roles
and once again passed several
items through the line without
scanning them, deputies said.
Both women admitted the
thefts to deputies, according to
Daushanae Richelle Jacobs,
19, of 4961 Gladys Lane,
H* illiard, is charged with larce-
ny grand theft. Brittany
Amanda Magni, 19, of 85069
Champlain Drive, Fernandina
Beach, is charged with larce-
ny grand theft.
A Bryceville man was
arrested about 4 p.m. Dec. 7 in
connection with a burglary
Aug. 3,0 in Bryceville and one
Nov. 11 in Hilliard, according to
a deputy's report
On Nov. 11, the man
allegedly broke into a Knight
Road residence in Hilliard after
cutting the telephone and cable
lines and prying open the back
door, deputies said. The man
took piggy banks from the chil-
dren's bedroom as well as jew-
elry and money from the mas-
ter bedroom, totaling about
$5,550 in value, according to
the report. '- .
Deputies said on Aug. 30,
the man forced open the front
and rear doors of a CR 121
home in Bryeeville and stole,
two air conditioners, a well
pump and a riding lawn mower.
On Nov. 29,. the* man,
allegedly told deputies that he'
committed both burglaries, as
well as others, during a record-'
ed interview. Deputies charged
him with those crimes Dec. 7,
according to the report
Shawn Lee Hand, 18, of
2796 Parmeter Road, Bryceville
is charged with burglary and
A Fernandina Beach couple
walking their dog on the beach-
Dec. 4 was attacked by an
unleashed pit bull, according
to a police report.
The couple told police they
were walking their dog about
11 a.m. near the 3000 block of
South. Fletcher Avenue when'
a gray pit bull approached them
without a leash and attacked
The couple and another
man started kicking the pit bull,
attempting to get him to drop
the smaller dog, according to
the report.They told police that
at some point the pit bull
dropped the dog and began
growling at the couple, accord-
ing to the report. .
Police:said two young men
came to collect the pitbull not
long after, but tihe couple did
not get their information.
*.W Patricia Clanton, 68,,
11514 CR 121. Bryceville, Dec.
.10, cruelty toward:child, inflic-
tion of physical or mental injury-
Smi;ti. 21,.1.808 Julia St.,,
Fernandina Beach, Dec. 9, bur-
glary to unoccupied conveyance
bond $10,002, dealing in-
stolenproperty- bond $10,002.:
Matthew Howard Skinner,
24, 3125 South' 14th St.,
Fernandina Beach, Dec:. 9,
Nassau County warrant, deal-
ing in. stolen property bond
Kenneth James Smith Jr1:.,
Alma, Ga., Dec. 9, Nassau
County warrant, violation of pro-
bation burglary/arson no
bond, violation of probation -
burglary no bond.
Ashton Narin Jadoo, 23,
54337 Roy Booth Road,
Callahan, Dec. 9, Nassau
County warrant, fraudulently
obtaining unemployment -
William Brian Lowe, 34,
Jacksonville, Dec. 8, Putman
County warrant, failure to
appear grand theft bond
$10,004, failure to appear crim-
inal mischief- bond $10,004.
Amanda Gayle Pridgen,
33,23715 Rooster Lane, Hilliard,
Dec., 7, possession of controlled
substance without prescription,
possession of controlled sub-
stance without prescription.
Roslann -D Harkless, 24,
Jacksonville, Dec. 7, burglary
- bond $10,002, grand theft -
bond $10,002, dealing in stolen
property bond $10,002.
I. Jonathan Michael Rowe,.
53, Fernandina'Beach, Dec. 7,,.
cruelty toward child, abuse-
without great harm. ',
Matthew Jonathan Btul-
lock, 28, Jacksonville, Dec. 6;'
Nassau County warrant, viola-,
tion of probation possession of
'drug paraphernalia. '
U Markham Jerome Mean-,
inch Jr., 25, 44097 McKendree
Drive, Callahan, Dec. 5, pos-.
session of controlled substance,
without prescription, posses-,
'sion of less than 20.gramns, of
m marijuana.: ,
R Cynthia Alex Jarrett, 27,
270 Fletcher Ave., Apt. 4,
,Pernandina; Beach, Dec. 5,.
Nassau County warrant, viola-
tion ofprobation driving while,
license suspended or revoked.
Nipper, 18, Sahderson, Nov. 7,
possession of controlled sub-
stance,withou't prescription. p,
Not guilty plea
Michael Glenn McSwain II
submitted a written plea of not
guilty Thursday to two counts of
attempted first-degree felony
murder, armed burglary with.
assault or battery, possession
of a firearm by a convicted felon
and aggravated child abuse.
McSwain, 30; is accused of
attempting to kill his estranged
wife and her boyfriend.
At about 1 a.m. Nov. 3, depu-
ties arrested McSwain at a
Callahan residence. The boy-
friend told investigators that he
went to answer a knock at the
front door and found McSwain
pointing a gun at him through.
'the glass portion of the door.
He .said McSwain fired one
routid through the glass door
so.he ran to the master bath-
room to hide in a closet, but
McSwain came inside and fired
two rounds into the closet,
'according to the report. At that
point, deputies said the bofri.end
ran out of the closet and choked
McSwain's wife was trans-
..ported to Shands Jacksonville
for burns to her hands and
*chest pains, according to the
,.::rdpo'rt Deputies said her,
boyfriend, who was treated for
facial lacerations, and another
victim joined her.
Deputies noted in their
report that the- wife had an:
,active injunction for protection
against McSwain. They also
'bs'erved a bumper sticker on.
his 2003 Ford Ranger that read,
?"Stop whining and plot
WEDNESDAY, December 14,2011 NEWS News-Leader
The following report was corn- license. He was sentenced to
piled byAngela Daughtry, News- six months in Nassau County
Leader staff, from the Dec. 8 Jail with credit for time served
court docket of Circuit Court and was ordered to pay $498
Judge Robert M. Foster in court costs, $150 to the
Craig Randall Berke Public Defender's Office and
pleaded not guilty to possession $100 to the State Attorney's
of more than 20 grams of Office.
cannabisiand possession of con- 0 Melinda Aline Charles
trolled substance parapherna- pleaded guilty for convenience
lia. to burglary'of a structure or
Kenneth Dwayne Beverly conveyance and adjudication
was serve 4an amended affi- was withheld, She was sen-
davit and pleaded not guilty to tenced to 12 months probation
violation of probation for pos- and must submit to a mental
session of a controlled sub- health evaluation and follow up
stance without a prescription, within 30 days, but may con-
possession ob less than 20 tinue current treatment if avail-
grams of cannabis and posses- able. She was ordered to pay
sion'of drug par phernalia. $398 iilcourt costs, $150 to the.
Conner Anthony Bland Public Defender's Office and
was served an.affidavit and $100 to'the State Attorne'y's
pleaded notiguiltyjttviolation of -Office. The court will deter-
probation on a charge of child n mine any restitution.
neglect with no boditX harm.. '. Matthew W. Conklin
Tammie Rene, Boone pleaded not guilty conspiring
pleaded not guilty to habitual to traffic in synthetic narcotics',
driving with a license spendd,. ,burglary of a-structure or con-
ed or revoked. -veyance arid grand theft sec-
Christopher O'Neal lurks 3, : ond-degree, $20,000 or less.
pleaded guilty to two cou s of; Connie Wilson Griffin
lewd or, lascivious battery. nd :pleaded guilty to aggravated
was adjudicated guilty. He as'-: battery with a deadly weap fon
resentenced to 15 years i a -.and possession of a controlled
state prison with credit fortie -. substance and was adjudicated'
served since Dec. 24, 2009. T, 'guilty. Shewas sentenced to six
defendant is available for tran- months community control fol-
fer to federal prison. ', ;loped' by 18 months probation,
1, Deltony Andre 'Calhoun with. early termination after one
pleaded guiltyto possession of .year 'if in full compliance.
cocaine and was -adjudicated Supervision is waived until
guilty. He was not prosecuted, '-defendant is employed or
on a charge of no driver's; receiving disability payments.
Nota boom. scareaftei
GARRETT PELICAN '; ty'd been playing golf,"
News-Leader S graves said.
S, The sheriff said the man has
A bomb scare at theWalmart be'n nothing short of coopera-
Supercenter in Yulee last week tiveisince making contact with
was actually, a cell phone "butt investigators and returned their
dial," according to Nassau Coup- phone calls right away.
ty SheriffTommy Seagraves Tie "bomb threat" occurred
Seagraves said the man, Dec.5around 4 p.m. and caused
investigators suspected of mak- the sore .to evacuate all its
ing the threat told them during employees and customers and a
, an interview that he must have nearbygas station'to shut down
placed the call unknowingly while police combed the prem-
while on the golf links ises N) explosives were found
He is affiliated with Walmart ,and th< store reopened within
and had received a call from the' an hour.
superstore earlier that day. Police traced the caller's loca-
While playing a round of golf '.tion using a phone number
with his boss, the man's cell recovered from the store's caller
phonedialed-the store from his identitiection,syster. He sai,.,
pck; ti- sh-hrr'tff said This '"the phone (.;i'pany -Pth-get-
point', Seagraves added, is con- the number and foind it in use
sistent with a store employee's at the same address where the
recollection that the call seemed call was made
"strange" or "muf ltled." '..Seagraves said at the time
"His boss was able to verify, that the caller could face a felony
She was ordered to pay $498
in court costs, $352 in sur-
charges, $150 to the Public
Defender's Office and $150 to
the State Attorney's Office.
Roger Cornelius Grimes
pleaded guilty for convenience
to two counts of sale or delivery
of cocaine and was adjudicat-
ed-guilty. He was sentenced to
400 days in Nassau County Jail
with credit for 400 days, fol-
lowed by. three years drug
offender probation with ran-
dom drug testing. Sentence
runs concurrently with all other
cases. He must also submit to
drug/alcohol evaluation within
60 days and follow up with treat-
ment. He was ordered to pay
$1,294 in court costs afid.$300
to the State Attorney's Office.
Mason Edward Guthrie
pleaded guilty to a lesser
charge of battery and was adju-
dicated guilty. He was sen-
tenced to time served in
Nassau County Jail and ordered
to pay $352 in surcharges, $203
in court costs, '$100 to the
Public Defender's Office and
$50 to the State Attorney's
* Johnal Jones pleaded not
guilty to possession of cocaine.
William Brian Lowe
pleaded guilty for convenience
to aggravated battery with a
deadly weapon and was adju-
dicated guilty. He also pleaded
guilty to two counts of burglary
of a structure or conveyance,
two counts of grand theft,
charge of uttering a false bomb'
threat as well as a civil suit by the
superstore to'recover lost prof-
EPH. E PARRISH
463241 E SR 200
Yulee, FL 32097
aggravated assault, aggravated
battery, criminal mischief over
$1,000 and grand theft motor
vehicle and was adjudicated
guilty. Two counts of aggravat-
ed battery were dismissed on
.Sept. 30 and he was not prose-
cuted on one count of armed
robbery and one count of crim-
"inal mischief. He was sentenced
to time" served, in Nassau
,County Jail in each case, and
six years probation for the
aggravated battery charge. He
also must have no contact with
his victims. Probation may be
transferred to Texas. He was
ordered to pay $1,194 in court
costs, $1,056 in surcharges,
$450 to the Regional Conflict
Counsel and $300 to tlfe State
Michael Glenn McSwain
II submitted a written plea of
not: guilty to two counts of.
attempted first-degree felony
murder, armed burglary with
assault or battery, possession of
a firearm by a convicted felon
and aggravated child abuse.
I a David Conrad Porter"
pleaded guilty to habitual driv-
* ing with' a license suspended
pr revoked and was adjudicated
guilty. He was sentenced to five
months in Nassau County Jail
with credit for time served and
was ordered to pay $398 in'
court costs, $150 to the Public
Defender's Office and $100 to
the State Attorney's Office.
Glenn Gordon Powers
submitted a written plea of not
guilty to two counts of lewd or
a Laquan Reshard Richo
pleaded guilty for best interest
to sale or delivery of cocaine
and was adjudicated guilty. He
was sentenced to nine months
in Nassau County Jail with cred-
.it for time served and ordered
to pay $498 in court costs, $150
to the Public Defender's Office
and $100 to the State Attorney's
Timothy Brian Riddle
pleaded guilty to driving while
license is permanently revoked
and adjudication was withheld.
He was sentenced to 90 days
in Nassau County Jail with.cred-
it for time served and 90 days
court probation. He was
ordered to pay $398 in court
costs, $150 to the .Public
Defender's Office and $100 to
the State Attorney's Office.
M Tina Boyd Rio pleaded-
notguilty to sale, :,ianufactui e
or delivery of a controlled sub-
unlawful possession of a con-
Jarrica Danielle Rogers,
submitted a written plea of'not
guilty.to grand theft, dealing in
stolen property and uttering a
M Caleb Matthew .Street
pleaded guilty toviolation of
probation, on a charge of tres-
passing on an occupied struc-
ture or conveyance and was
adjudicated guilty. Probatio'nl
was revoked and terminated,
and he was sentenced to 30
days in Nassau County Jail with
credit for time served since
Jerry Elbert Walker was
served an affidavit and pleaded
guilty to violation of probation
on charges of grand theft of a
motor vehicle and burglary of a
dwelling and was adjudicated
guilty. Probation was revoked
and terminated and he was sen-
tenced to 12 months
Community Control Level I.
Original financial conditions of
probation apply, with early ter-
mination if in full compliance.
Jordan Javon Ward plead-
ed guilty to a lessercharge of
criminal mischief and was adju-..
"ditated guilty. He was sen-
tenced to time served in
Nassau County Jail and ordered
to pay $203 in court costs, $100
to the Public Defender's Office
and $50 to the State Al tirney's
, 'Shawn Lamont Whigham
pleaded guilty to habitual driv-
inri_ will a license IStispended
or revoked and was adjudicated
guilty. He was: sentencedto 60
days in Nassau CountyJail with
credit for time served and was
ordered to pay $398 in court
costs, $150, to the Public
Defender's Office and $100 to
the State Attorney's Office.
Earnest Theron Whitley
pleaded not. guilty to felony
domestic battery with strangu-
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St. Michael harriers c. tureoys championship
Girls team ties for fifth place -,n: .
St MithaeI AcadeNy.
'al.ng with rurin-rs tirm 1:3
uther area schools. paiticipat-
d in ithe annual Grade School
Cr':',ss Country Championship
at Bishop Kenny High School
in Jacksnville Saturday..
Yeiar after y':ar. SI Michael
fitld a very cormpetitive
cross country team and the
school continued-that tradi--
tion this year. ,.
' In,the girls races, St.
Michael had five place in the
top 10 of their races. In the
first- and second-grade race,
Ansley Jacobs finished third,
Cole Morgon finished ninth
and Tia Schoening finished
In the third- and fourth-
grade race, Livi Warren fin-
ished fifth In the girls sev-
enth- and .ighth-grade race.
Caroline D.:.hinski finished
St. Michael hadrunners
finish in the top 10 in allfour
boys races. In the first- and
s-. 'r.nd-grade racc. Adam
Wilking finished third in the
Ihird- arnd f.ui thli-grad-e race,
Scott Spain finished second;
Jonah Braeger was eighth.
St. Michael put three boys
in the top 10 in the boys fifth-
arid sixth-grade race. Joe
Lupone was the winner of the
race while Nick Podvia fin-
ished fourth and Charlie
Krysiak finished sixth.
In the final race of the day,
the boys seventh- and eighth-
grade race, Dion Thompson-
.. UBM il l)
The' St. Michael Academy boys and girls cross country teams competed in the grade school championships at
Bishop Kenny High School in Jacksonville Saturday.
Davoli finished second and
Noah French finished in fifth
When the points i-rre
totaled atthe end ..l th.- ra.--,-
the St. Michael girls finished
,in a tie for fifth place.'
The St. Michael boys, after
finishing in second place
three of the last four years,
finally won their first cross
Competing this year for the Yulee Middle School Wrestling Club are, front row from
left, Tazz Hampton, J.D. Hampton, Asa Shepard, Kyle Heidinger, Julian Medina,
Mason Thomas, Matt Lee, Ezra Martin; second row, Richard Gilliam, Blane Dorsey,
James Ellison, Donny Avera, Zane McKendree, Laykin Montgomery, Isaac Youmans;
third row, Makayla Hoyle, Cody Everetts, Dustin Vara, Dylan Youmans, Zach Watson,
Nicholas Greeson;/and fourth row, Coach Sonny Weinbarger, RJ. Adams, Nate Hoyle,
Ryan Winkle, Annelise Dobrie, Justin Cook and Coach Doug Youmans.
YMSwrestling club formed
'Yul-.: Middhl School has and Yulee was third.with 45 Davis, second; Zane McKen
_-:abl.sh,:l a wrestling club points. Camden collected 40 dree, second; and Laykin
for kindergarteners through points, North Bevard 13 and Montgomery, second. In
sixth-graders. The club is par- Martinez 10. Astronaut, Tay- grades 6-8, R.J. Adams place
;:patinrig in two wresting con- lor County and Okes scored second; Kayvon Dixon, sec-
:.1 n:. t li year. five points apiece and Circle ond; Blane Dorsey, third;
YMS hosted the first of of Champions garnered two. Richard Gilliam, third;
seven tournaments of the "I For Yulee, 17 of 22 wrest- Makayla Hoyle, third; Austii
Own Florida" wrestling con- lers placed. In the kinder- Stewart, second; Dustin Var;
ference Dec. 3. More than garten through second-grade first; Brian Winkles, second;
100 wrestlers were in atten- division, Cameron Chinn took and Dylan Youmans, second
dance, representing 10 differ- second place; Ethan Cook, Coaches are Doug You-
ert wrestling clubs across the third; Asa Shepard, third; and mans, Sonny Winebarger,
Florida and South Georgia. Mason Thomas, second. Jack Martin and Toby Cook.
Flagler was first with.71 In grades 3-5, Kevin Bever- YMS staff sponsor is Andy
points, Clay second with 46 ly took first place; Walker Shepard.
Lady Prates top Nease,
Improve to 8-01 on year
The Lady Pirates are now 8-0-1 on the sea-
son after Thursday's 4-1 win over Nease at
Lauren Moule scored a trio of goals for
the Fernandina Beach High School girls soc-
cer team and Nease provided the fourth goal.
Janica Castro had two assists and Liba
Buchanan had one. Perrin Bille recorded
four saves in goal.
The undefeated Lady Pirates blanked
Ribault 8-0 Dec. 7. Moule had two goals and
the Lady Pirates got one apiece from Castro,
Anna Bridwell, Taylor Kinsley, Buchanan and
"The team is beginning to work together
very well," said Sarah Coombs, assistant
coach for the Lady Pirates. "We were pleased
to see evidence from the team training ses-
sions during our game against Nease last
week. We take the season one game at a time
and look forward to some challenging games
ahead in our schedule."
The Lady Pirates are at West Nassau
Thursday for a district matchup. Game time
is 5:30 p.m. FBHS is then idle until January.
* 9 The FBHS boys soccer team beat
Ribault 4-1 Dec. 6. Conner Nelson scored
three goals and Wyatt Hunt scored one.
FBHS led 4-0 at halftime.
The Pirates played at OakleafThursday.
They hosted Episcopal Tuesday and take on
West Nassau.Thursday in a district matchup.
The FBHS boys basketball team fell to
Bishop Kenny 68-45 Friday. The host
Crusaders led narrowly, 12-11, after a quarter
but outscored the Pirates 13-5 in the second
quarter and 23-12 in the fourth.
Jordan McIntosh chalked up another dou-
ble-double night with 16 points and 11
rebounds. He also had an assist and two
steals. Teammate Logan Vendola scored nine
points to go along with two rebounds, five
assists and a steal. Casey Mack had six
points, a rebound and three assists. Fabian
Petravic had five points and seven rebounds.
Tyler Somora pulled down six boards.
The Pirates host Trinity Christian
Thursday and Matanzas Friday. They travel
to Bishop Snyder Saturday.
d'The Yulee High School boys basketball
team lost 64-46 to Episcopal Thursday.
"The game was a lot closer than the final
score," YHS Coach Jonathan Ball said. "We
were tied at half."
Saunders of Episcopal scored 36 points, 27
in the second half.
"We did everything we could to stop him,
but he just got hot," Ball said.
Aaron Weihe led the Yulee Hornets with
11 points. Trystin Benn'ett had eight and
Alijah Babbs chipped in seven.
The Hornet junior varsity team won to
push its record to 3-1 while the varsity
dropped to 0-4.
Yulee lost to Bishop Snyder 37-33 Dec. 5.
Camp steered the Hornets with 19 points.
The Hornets played at Broach Friday.
They travel to West Nassau Friday. Varsity tilt
is at 7:30 p.m.
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OUTDOORS / TIDES
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011/NEWS-LEADER
Mo st outdoorsmen
will agree our
should put better
fishing regulations in a bright-
ly colored Christmas gift box
and give one to every fisher-
niman on Christmas Day.
Needless to say, this gift
,, forfishermen may be a long
way off, but there is hope
Sumrn recent demonstrations
Il Id by the Recreational
Fishing Alliance. You can help
save our right to fish by visit-
You can ensure your out-
doorsmen will have a wonder-
ful Christmas and enjoy the
great ouldooirs by wrapping
u. I an '.'uldoor-related gi& this
One if the hrtest items
for outd-oorsmen during the
past few years has been the
portable battery booster
When your SLiV 'or boat bat-
t ry goes flat and won't start
Sour 'ut b.''ard motor, a
pi.rtable battery can become
a lifesaver, saving your day in
S.the outdoorss Most portable
battery boosters come with
cables and alligator clip con-
nectio:ns. allowing outdoors-
men to connect their dead
: electrical system to a super-
charged battery source
:f :" i"iyou're an avid fisherman
who spends long hours on the
water with boat and equip-
mwnt where batteries may be
stressed. tell Santa to bring
Ny.:u a battery booster for i
nergizer offers an all-in-
S.n.- baiery bi ...ster that also -
/ ... .- .itlh n ai'r c pressor
id. irntritei. Battery boosters
stai t at around 570 and can
cost up to S200 for the fancy
O: r fish.I man w, would be
S, pleased to find a filet knife
under your Christmas tree as
well Fishermen are constant-
I losing their fishing knives
S and a spare knife is very
handle when it cornes time tor
clean your catch.
Rapala fishing tackle
iiakes a variety of fishing
knives stai ting at s20 The
batti ey-, piratedd models
i m.Ak fi-,h .l aning a breeze
S' nd start at "..5.
Be sure to stuff your fish-
.-irman's stocking with a knife
sharp-ncr Shaipening the
blade :'f yo ur filet knife,on a
regular basis makes cleaning
fish a br-eze Adull knife def-
initely makes cleaning your
catch extremely difficult.
Fishing pliers under the,
Christmas tree are often the
highlight uf your outdoors-
man's h .'Ii-
are the pre-
OUTDOORS a iwhrle te
,ig ,Laess o leather cas-ie_
and have a
variety oft tools, including a
fle. scissors. screwdrivers
and just about an' t:,,:l youI
will need during your fishing
trip. including a knife blade.
Gerb, -l's -Spirt" fishing
pliers start at s.50 whilh their
around S'o0. Latheriman fish-
'ing pliers offer the Sidekick
at S30 and their tojp-of-th:.-line
fishing pliers, "Wave," cost
The Go Pr- camera makes
a perfect Christmas gift f:or
the adventurous utdoors-
man The small compact cam-
era takes videos- underwater
or can b': mLounted simply
anywhere to capture your day
in the outdoors.
My first contact with Go
Pro came when Peter Miller
filmed his first fishing show
on Amelia island list winter
The cameramen mounted a
Go Pro camera at the b...w o.,f
the boat to capture the day's.
fishing action A -seco:,nd cani
era was mounted t,. a ling
pole and captured \ide,;.s -,
hooked fish fighting under-
The HD[-[, H-.. tP F'r cam-
era sells fr :ariunrid "150
while the HD Her.o 2 Go Pro
camera sells for around S30i0.
Gift certificates f-,ir area
bait and tackle shops miak,:
perfect gift for y-ur fisher-
man. So if you are really not
sure what to ,:purchase, simply
buy a gift certificate and ilot
your fisherman d'h-cid:-
Gift ceri tificates can alsk b,
purchased for fishing char-
ters and ,.'uldoor-related trips
for popular outdoor destina-
(Outidoo-r c loii thing. such a:
iraing ir. j.ac k,-t,, gl,:, -.. h-:ii
boots and geaj b:igs. aii: all
excellent gilfs for y,':,ur 'IO't-
Lures. fishing line cliF-,
pers, fishing line. shock
leader, fishing books arid fish-
ing magazine subscriptions
allmake excellent stocking
Here's wtishing you all a
Merry Christrnas and a
Happy New Y.ar
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Fishing tools allow fishermen to handle fish without
harm and make excellent Christmas gifts for your fisher-
man. Boga Grips, pictured above, are also fishing scales
that can weigh your catch too. Live bait buckets, left,
, keep shrimp alive and can be conveniently transported
to wherever the fish are biting, a must Christmas pres-
ent for the beach and avid backcountry angler. Tackle
boxes, fishing rods and reels, below, are at the top of the
wish list for many holiday fishermen.
*''PHlEr', E T, h ,'i LA':i'- LEc.i
SFWC suggests life-saving
holiday gift for boaters
, Thl Florida Fish and Wild-
S life Co.nsel vati.-.n nCmmis-n
.. si,.rn isi a -iiggesltion for any-
, *one shopping for a batler this
h,,liday. A n,-w. comfortable
life jack, t makes an i-deal gift.
and it could save someone's
Bell-pack and s usp;end.-r
life jackets ar,: in!1i:tal:,le
S,:.rn, inflate automatically
when a pers,-'n falls into, the
water, while otherss inflate ,
^OCEANOUTBOARD (904) 321-1422
jMARINE 1619 North 14rh St
Amelia Island wvw.oceanoutboardmarine ,com
"Sern Amelia Island for more than 20 years"
Sales & Service
Captain Terry Laco.s i conduciing a f
on local ba\. letir and backlate r ishil
,' ... new locaii.-n "Amelia Angler Outf
I III Centre St. Fernandina Beach.,
Class includes boat ride on a brsnd .
new Mercury powered Triton
240Lts Bay Boat where hands-on
,boating, navigation and fishing .- .
locations are key .
Captain Terry Lacoss has been a 'f.,.. .-
fishing instructor for the past
30-fishing seasons! .
Dates: Nov 29, Dec 6, Dec 1 2, Dec 20
Time: 8:00,AM 1:00 PM
Cost $75/includes lunch
Phone: (904) 261-2870
For Fishing, Sightseeing & Sailing charters
THE ORIGINAL i. t
SHEr iDWEAR 0< '-.'j -
ng from his\
aher the we:arer pulls a c,.'-r
Pi ices ,_4 the bel-pacl.: and]
susp,-nd'ir lif- jackets start at
'ippoximate ly. i
On-'- Ill, main responsi-
bilities f...r FW C offllc,rs is
helping re,-i,.l:rnts and visii:.irs
..-,at safely The y .l:n chi'-ck
b.'atjl.s i' :1 ll-r-nce to safe-
ty regulami!:ns iand ducat,:
thi.rni ab''ult safe boating prac-
F.or infv'rmatinri. 'viit
MNlFWC corn, Boating or call
S'I.ii) 4 1-:'..
FWC ups baglimit
Receational angel: rs tar-
getini.g ri.Id di um in northern n
FI.'-rilai can s' ',rn take h, nme
moi re of the popular fish.
.thanks I'' :I change approved
N.-.%- 1i. by the Fl.rida Fish
.and W il.dlif' .. .rnsi rvati:.n
The d,-lisnur c:,m W during
the first day of the two-day
November commission meet-
ing in Key Largo.
ThOe changes take effect
Feb 1 and include the fI-llow-
Create three manage-
irment areas for red drum tthe
northwest, the n.'.rtheast and
the southh) instead of one
statewide management ari a:
Increase rhe number .:f
r.-d drum that a recreational
fisherman can take per day in
the northeast and northwest
r1.gions of the state from one'
to, two red drum.
Establish a statewide
vessel limit of eight red drum.
Limit-the number of red
drum that can be transported
,on land to six red drum per
These rule changes are
the result of a successful man-
agement strategy that began
in 1l89, when the species was
CC.,si.;I,-reIo se 1el ely ,v,,-A
ihhi, is ,-,ur version o, l h:,'-
and b.- in abl,- i.. ,I ke, it ..i- f
that list This is :a su,.:':e-
story." s..id Cu rmmii si. ,.,-!'
Bi ian Yabln: nski a:.uiii tl.
incr-as-J recrea:iii.nal 1 lhinu
opp:rlunity if v.:i It.: I -
wa is a rF',:,i 1,ii. -' .i,- ba k,
this is it "
A 200'..-10 red di 1.m sic.l:
assessminit c rnr'leted by Ihe
Florida Fi-h and Wildlif,
Res,'arch institut.l shI.,.C.il
that red .1 drum scap'-min: nt
rates ithe pr...p.r ti in i41fish
sul vivin through i ai,'- 4 1 ela-
ti've to the number thal wt..uld
have survitied t-: that age if
there wer- no fishe:ryi hav--
bee- consis.tenlly IabuIVe l I.
FW'C's 410i-percent manage-
ment goal in their northern
regions ofI the st:ite
Other recreational reI
, r _- rlti* l ,, ill rem ain th,-
sanp:. in.:udlinhg a slo limit of
1S '- -' inch-s ,;id] 3 o-ne-ri l-
d' ru b. iL lirni ini I t l soulh-
..i n rt f lh.:- stat: -
F.'.r ii n!'. i r, io ,n o i .-,.l
d:i u.nm fishing riL -it MiyFW
c..n i-.lslin .,liA k ...n
!iv:-iler Fi !hini" and thr
R'c.-r,-'ail. .rr l R,.gulati,'ns."
i. ,:t i[i k,-,a-t Guard Aux.-
illi y.".\A m l, !i land Fl,:tilL
14-1. 1in,- :I. th- ti'.l Tliti sJay
1 ,='.1. i ii':,'illh in the A -i lia
sl:ini Lighthll:us- CL ..ti, g .:,
I.'cak .in U'H-igan Lane.
b rta-eeri 21 .and n l1 Light.
I, :,use Circlek
'Th .raixilirai iS a I 'volun-
t, -, ,_,iganizati-on pr,:,mi voting
bating. safl-y,. new members'
ail w-ielcome Call 2,:, 1-18$9
fr inf in: mati'-n.
The \' wildlife Alert Reward
Program has helped the .
Florida Fish and Wildlife
catch thousands of violators
through phone. calls and
online submissions from the
public. Now, it is employing
an additional method: text
The- nonprofit, reward-
based program was created
30 years ago to encourage cit--
izens to report fish and
wildlife law violations. The
program offers rewards in
exchange for information
leading to arrests. Members
of the public can call the
Wildlife Alert Hotline or go to
report known or suspected
.violations. Now, they can also
text Tip@MyFWC.com. Most
cell phones now allow users
to send text messages direct-
ly to an email address; stan-
dard usage fees may apply.
To report violations by
phone, call 888-404-FWCC
M"ey J Sonnse 7.14A Low 426A 0 18'
W ed. Moonset 1.I0:09A gh 11:06A.6:79'
/ 4 Sunset 5:2P Low 5-04 P 0.33'
.12/ 14 Moonrise 9:31P High 11:31p 5.91'
Thu, sunrise 7:15A Low 5:14A 0.32'
S Moonset 10:46A High I1:50A 6:67'
i12/1 5 sunset 5:26P Low 5:50 p 0.32'
F Sunrise 7:16A High 12:19A 6.02'
Moonset 1 :22A Low 6:09A 0.47O
12/16 Sunset 5:26P High 12:36p 6:53'
Moonrise 11:34P Low 6;41P 40.29'
-at. Sunrise 7:16A High 1:1OA 6.17
Moonset I 1:57A Low 7:10A 0.58'
12/17 Sunset 5:26P High 1:27P 6.37'
SLast Quarter 7:48P Low 7:37P 0.22'
FER.NAN DINA BEAC-1 TIDES
Ti es, Sun & Moon: December 14-21, 2011
diT e calculations are for A
Sun & Moon events are also calculated for Fernandina Beach, although inctual times may vary because of land masses,
Sun. Moonrise 12:36A Hi 635'
Sunrise 7:17A Low8:16A 0.61'
I2/18 Moonset 12:33P High 2:24P 6.21'
Sunset 5 'P Low 8:35 P 0.09'
Moonrise I:41A High 3:10A 6.58'
M O f*. Sunrise 7:17A Low9:21A 0.53'
S2/19' Moonset 1:12P High 3:26P 6.11'
Sunset 5:27P Low 9:33 P -0.07'
Moonrise 2:47A High 4:16 A 6.86'
Tues. Sunrise 7:18A Low 10:24A 0.38'
12/20 Moonset i55P .High 4:30P 6.11'
Sunset 5:28P Low, 10:32 P -0.25'-
Moonrise 3:54A High 5:22A 7.17'
W ed. Sunrise 7:19A Low 11:26A 0.18'
2/21 Moonset 2:43P High5:34P 6.19'
SSunset 5:28P Low 11:31 P -0.43'
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14,2011 SPORTS News-Leader
The, 16th annual Reggie.Hunt Memorial Golf Classic Nov. 8 at the Golf Club at North Hampton raised more than
$16,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nassau County. One of the highlights of the event was a hole-in-one by
Doug Wolfe on hole No. 17. Participating in the golf event were, top left, Bill Filbert, Ralph Karlovec, Steve
Borusovic and Howard Pines; top right, Rhett Munn, John Hicks, Greg Perkilns and Larrie Beaudry; left, Sheriff
Tommy Seagraves, Bobby Rowe and Jimmy Brown; and right, Jim Weaver, Rick Keffer and Phil Schweizer."
YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
Dec. 15 at Oakleaf 6:00
Dec. 29 FERNANDINA 4:00
Dec. 30 Consolation/champ 2:30/6'
Jan. 5 at.Episcopal 6:00
Jan:9 at West Nassau 6:00
Jan. 11 BISHOP SNYDER 6:00.
Jan. 12 at Providence 7:00
Jan. 17 at St Joseph 7:30
Jan. 19 FERNANDINA 6:00
Jan. 20 FIRST COAST CHR 6:00
"Jan. 23. BAVER COUT', '6:00
Jan. 24 BALDWIN 6:00
Jan. 26 ar 5incp S.n,a,3ar 6:00
Feb. 2 Cm-ir,.:l 31 Wa i rjsau
Feb. 4 D,-,inciil We lass !Iau
YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
Dec. 16 at st Nassau 7:30
Dec. 19 at Bdlles 7:30
Dec. 29 COUNTY, 7:30
Dec.30 COUNTY 4/7:30
Jan. 3 at Providence 7:30
Jan. 5 OAKLEAF 7:30
Jan. 6 FERNANDINA: 7:30
Jan. 10 UNIVERSITY CHRIST. 7:30
Jan. 13 WEST NASSAU 7:30
Jan. 20 at Femandina 7:30
Jan. 23 at Bdles 7:30
Jan. 26 BISHOP KENNY 7:30
Jan. 27 PROVIDENCE 7:30
,Jan. :31 OAC-H , 3)
Feb 1 '.M,31, V :,
Fec 3 at Unive'rsity Christian 1:
Feb. 7 District at FBHS
Feb. 11 District at -BHS
Junior varsity games are at 6p.m.
FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL
Dec. 15 TRINITY 7:30
Dec. 16 MATANZAS 7:30
Dec. 17 at Bishop Snyder 7:30
Dec. 20 at Bdlles 7 30
Dec:21 WOLFSON 7:30.
Dec. 29-30 JT Smith at Yulee
Jan. 3 at Baldwin 7:30'
Jan. 5 UNIVERSITY CHRIST. 730
Jan. 6 'at Yulee' ,. 730
Jan. 12 at Menendez 7:30
Jan. 13 KEYSTONE HGTS. 7:30
Jan. 17 at West Nassau*
Jan. 20 YULEE*' 7:30'
'Jan. 24 'ai Er. opa 7:30
Jan. 27 '/' EST r i.i.;-ir 7:30
Jan. 31 a Trnniay 7:30
Feb. 2 BOLLES 7:30:
Fdb. 3 HILLIARD 7:30
Feb. 7. DISTRICT 4-4A
Feb. 10 DISTRICT 4-4A
*District" JV games are at 6 p.m.
FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL
Dec. 15 at Stanton 7:30
Dec. 29 County at Yulee
Dec. 30 County at Yulee
Jan. 5. at Bishop Kenny '7:30
Jahn.9 FORREST 6:00
Jan.10 PROVIDENCE 7:30
Jan. 12- at West Nassau* 7:30
.lan 19 al luai 600,
jr. -, T i -T r i 7:30
Feb. 2 District 4-4A at VWNHS
Feb. 4 District 4-4A at WNHS
Junior varsity games are at 6 p.m.
FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHqOL'
Dec. 15 WEST NASSAU' 7:20
Jan. 4 at Yulee* 6:00
Jan. 5. at Raines 7:20
Jan. 11, WOLFSON 6:00
Jan, 14 at Bishop Kenny ..10am/12
Jan. 23-27 DISTRICT,3-2A
" Junior variety games are at 06 p.m.
FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL
* : Wrestling
Dec. 14 PCOUNTY 6:00
Dec. 16, at Camden Duals ,6:00
Jan. 6-7 at Clay tourney 3:00
Jan. 13at Flaglertourney 3:00
Jan. 14 at Flagler tourney 3:00
Jan. 18. at Fletcher 6:00
Jan. 25 RAINES 6:00
Feb. 5 District 3-1A
FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL-
at Nease (
at West Nassau* r
at Raines" 5
at Providence (
at Bishop Kenny
r.-,l_ .:lr. a ulal ', ,
YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
County at-West Nassau
at Clay Rotary, IBT tourney
at Glynn Academy
at Bishop Kenny
UC, IBT tourney
UC, IBT tourney
at Camden JV tourney
Regional at Clay
State at Lakejand
State at Lakeland
Y YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
5 Boys Soccer
Dec. 15 ST. AUGUSTINE 7:20
,Jan.;4 FERNANDINA'" 6:00,
Jan. 9 atTC 7:20
Jan. 12 at First Coast. 6:00
Jan. 23-27 District at FBHS
YULEE HIGH SCHOOL
Dec. 15 ST AUGUSTINE .5:30
Jan. 9 atTC 5:30
Jan. 12 at FBHS 6:30
Jan. 16-20 DISTRICT TOURNEY
> YULEfE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Jan. 5 at Hilliard 2/5:00
Jan. 6 at Callahan 6:30/730
Jan. 9 HILLIARD 2/5:00
jar. ir l cua..r IEri 4/5:00
J 13 r 1i I2 6 l F -n i n r i, ir i ,. ('wcxq
Jir 17 FE rl l ri ,:I v, :1:1% -*1
Jan. 19 CALLAHAN 6:30/7:30
Jan. 20 County seMifinals at FBMS
Jan. 21 County At Callahan
Jan. 30 at Chariton 4:30/5:30
Feb. 4 Florida-Georgia champ. TBA
A 'Great Escape'
for Amelia ladies
GOLF NEWS A 0. "
Thirty-two teams partici-
pated in the 2011 Amelia
Island Club Women's Golf
golf tournament, entitled
'The Grape Escape," which
was held Nov. 2-3 at the Long
Point golf course. The co-
chairs for this event were
Sandra Clower and Gail
Biondi, and wine-themed play-
er gifts and prizes were fea-
The two-day tournament
was played in a new round
robin match play format with
prizes for each. of the eight
flights. Wednesday's round
began with a noon shotgun
featuring two nine-hole
matches. After the completion
of both rounds, players and
their guests participated in
the "Wine and Dine at the
California Grape Escape" tast-
ing and buffllet held that
evening in the Palmetto Room
at the Ocean Clubhouse.
Thursday's playday fea-
tured one nine-hole match
which, combined with the
previous day's results, deter-
mined flight winners Judy,
Schmonsees and Pat Rod-
gers,,Cherie Billings and Joan
Rump, Gail Biondi and Jane
Casper, Dee Sullivan and Tish
Moyer, 'Salli Roberts and
Nancy Carpenter, Claire Bar-
ry and Katherine Oakley,
Fran Esposito and Diana
Esposito and Barbara Patton'
and Geri Allison. '
The winners of a two-hole
combined Stableford point
playoff were Phyllis Watson
and guest Carol Simonetti;
runners-up were Cherie Bil-
lings and partner Joan' Rump.
To conclude the day and
the tournament, members
,and their guests gathered
around the leaderboard out-
side the Long Point pro shop
to receive their prizes and to
toast the winners.
Sixty players came out last
week at the Fernandina
Beach Golf-Club for Wednes-
day's'bliihz P iT H-T 1ir, -i1- r
(77,' pl 1s 1-', i.- k 61 -1I.. -i,
There was a four-way tie for
second at plus 6.
First-place team included
Humphrey, Jim Pierce (85,
The city of Fernandina
Beach Recreation Depart-
ment (city website www.fbfl.
us) offers: .
Holiday dodgeball tourna-
ment is Dec. 18 at Peck Gym
for ages 13 and up. Games
begin at 9 a.m., format is five-
on-five with an eight-person
roster limit. Team fee is $50.,
Register at the Atlantic Cen-
ter. Contact Jay Robertson at
277-7350, ext. 2013, or
Winter adult basketball
league registration is.open
' through Jan. 6 at the Atlantic
Center. Games are on Mon-
day and Thursday nights at
Peck Gym. Teams must have
matching colors (check avail-
ability when registering).
Team fee is $250 and due
Jan. 6. Contact Jay
Robertson at 277-7350, ext.,
2013, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gymnastics and tumbling
for cheer classes are held at
the Peck Center. Classes
Tuesday are for Tiny Tum-
bles from'3:30-4 p.m.; inter-
mediate gymnastics from 4-5
p.m.; and beginning gymnas-
tics from 5:15-6:15 p.m.
Thursday's classes are from
4-4:55 prm. for beginning
gymnastics and cheer tum-
bling from 5:15-6:15 p.m. An-
nual fees are $10 to the city
and $12 to AAU for insurance.
TuitiQn is $99 for 10 weeks for
an hour per week for city resi-
dents ($120 non-city).ilnstruc-
tor is Shari Riepe. Call (904)
404-6758 or visit www.fresh-
Peck Gym weight room is
open from 11 a.m. to 7p.m.
Monday through Friday and
from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Satur-
days and Sundays. Cost is $3
a day, $25 a month for city
residents ($31.25 non-city),
$120 for sixth months ($150
non-city) or $180 for 12
Months f$225 non-cill i.
Personal training is available.
Fee is $30 per session, ,$75.
per week (three sessions) or
$200 a.month (two sessions
per week for four weeks).
Dietary analysis and food pro-
gram. Call Jay at 277-7364.
Adult volleyball is from 7-
9 p.m. Tuesday and Fridays
at Peck Gym. Cost is $2 per
day for city residents ($5 non).
Open basketball is Mon-
days and Wednesdays frpm
11 a.m.'to 5:15 p.m., Thurs-
days from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
and weekends from 11 a.m. to
4 p.m. at Peck Gym.
Coed exercise is from
6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday and
Thursday at the MLK Center.
Fee is $2 per class (city), $3
'*-Check out Central Park
tennis court keys at the
Atlantic Avenue Recreation
Center ($5 deposit, refund-
able if returned within a year).
Shotokan karate classes.
for ages 6 and up with instruc-
tor Jerry Williamson are from
3:30-4:30 p.m. Monday and
Wednesday in the Peck
Center auditorium. Fee is $40
monthly for city residents ($45
for non-city). Uniforms are
available through the instruc-
tor. Register at the Atlantic:
Avenue Recreation Center.
,, Lap swim is from 6-9
a.m. and noon to 3 p.m. Mon-
day through Friday at Atlantic
Center. Cost is $2 a day.
Fernandina Beach Scuba
Club meets at 6 p.m. the sec-
ond Friday at the Atlantic
Avenue Recreation Center.
Call Kathy Russell, 753-1143,
or email email@example.com.
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-"^-, --^y Golf News, Tips, Trivia & Stats --. .
Durban Country Club i The South African Open Championship
Naples, Fla. is one of lhe oldest national open golf
7,348 yards, Par.72 championships in the world, arid is ore
of the principal tournaments on the
Defending: Ernie Els Sunshine Tour. The first formal event
'Winning Score: 25-under par was organized in 1903, following a
series of exhibition matches that had been held over. the preceding ten
years. This year, the tournament is played at Durban Country Club. This
naturally undulating 18-hole par-72 layout was first shaped from the bush
and dunes of the KwaZulu-Natal coast in the'early 1920s. Gary Player has
been the rrost successful player in the tournament's history, with 13
victories over four decades between 1956 and 1981.
South African Open Ch.ampionship
Day Time Network
Thu, 12/15 9:30am-12:30pm GOLF
Fri, 12/16 9:30am-12:30pm GOLF
Sat, 12/1.7 9:30am-12:30pm GOLF
Sun, 12/18 9:30am-12:30pm GOLF
Which famous golf course designer 0
made the 17th at Sawgrass, known
as the Island Green? *
a) Jack Nicklaus b) Frank Fazio
c) Pete Dye d) Robert Trent Jones
Answer: c) Pete Dye
PGA Champion Keegan Tournament Results
Bradley and Brendan Sleele 1 K. Bradle & B. Steele
Y shol a 13-under 59 in scramble r p. ar
play Sunday to become the first Purse4 $375,000 each
PGA Tour rookies to win the Franklin T-2) R. Sabbatini & J. Vegas
Templeton Shootout. Bradley, the reigrn- Sco 29-uner par
ing PGA Championship winner, and PuTm $187,500seach
Steele made seven straight birdies from T-2) M. Calcavecchia & N. Price
SScore: 29-under par
Nos. 6 to 13, then Steele made an eagle urse: $187,500ooeach
putt from off the green, and followed that
up with a 4-footer on No. 15 for birdie. Bradley and Steele had a chance
at the tournament record of 34-under, but parred No. 16 and 18 coming in.
SLuke Donald became the first
V-.\. golfer to win both the PGA Tour
.-"^ & and European Tour money titles,
'\ finishing third in the Dubai World
Championship on Sunday behind winner Alvaro
Quiros. Donald, the top-ranked player who won
the PGA title earlier this year, had to finish better
than ninth or hope Rory.Mcllroy didn't win the
tournament. Mcllroy was weakened with a virus
all week and tied for 11th at 9-under-par 279.
That left Mcllroy more than $1.34 million behind
Donald in the money race, "You know, this is
something I've wanted for the past few months,
to try to win both money lists," Donald said. "It's
very strange because I looked at the leaderboard
on 13 and couldn't see Rory."
One of those awkward shots that can really be mastered with a bit of practice is when
'- your shot lies up against a tree and you can not take your normal stance. As you may
expect; you will need to turn your body around and do the opposite of what you
'E normally do. You want to use irons with the biggest faces (wedge or 9-iron) and flip it
-I f over to match your flipped stance. As you prepare to make your swing, the first piece
7'1. 4 w of advice is to not take a full swing. A short backswing will eliminate any errors since
you are not used to swinging the club this way (backwards). You also want to abbreviate the follow-
through, trying to keep your right arm straight (normally, you want to keep your left arm straight). Try
this technique out a few times and you should be able to get a good grasp.opf it fairly quickly.
Turned Professional: 2008
World Ranking: 30th
2011 Earnings: $3,758,600
PGA Tour Wins: 2
Through Dec.11, 2011
1) Luke Donald
. 2) Rory Mcllroy
3) Lee Westwood
4) Martin Kaymer
N7 i 5) Adam Scott
World Golf Rankings continued...
6) Steve Stricker 5.56
7) Dustin Johnson 5.48
8) Jason Day 5.23
9) Webb Simpson 5.15
10) Matt Kuchar 4,90
PARKS & RECREATION
Recreational co-ed league
Chill's Yulee 24
Control Freaks 22
Callahan BBQ 17
Nassau Co. Schools 15
Halftime Sports Bar 12
Logic Mountain 8
Crab Trap 14
Chili's Yulee 4
Callahan BBQ 19
Halftime Sports Baf 9
Crab Trap 20
Callahan BBQ 8
League champions: Crab
Open co-ed league
ANO Sportswear 14
Halftime Sports Bar 5
ANO Sportswear 16
Halftime Sports Bar 31
Capital Inventory 18
Halftime Sports Bar 11
P5 Productions 20
Capital Inventory 19
League champions: P5
For statistics and sched-
ules, visit www.leagueline-
'*-.. .'' ,
Phyllis Watson and guest
Carol Simonetti won the
2011 member-guest title.
plus 4), Glen Pendelton (91,
plus 2) and Doug Wolfe (84,
plus 2). Steve Johnson (75,
plus 6),.Carl Galpin (83, plus
4), Rudy Campanale (97, plus
3), Charlie Benefield (99,
minus 3) and Tony Lopez (91,
minus 4) tied for second place
with the team of Larry
Hutchison (84, plus 3), Jim
Dunphy (84, plus 3), Dick
Peterson (96, even),.Chuck
Himmelheber (84, even) and
Larry McCorkle (83, even).
Two teams tied for fourth.
Ernie B,arry (87, plus 6),
Larry Brauda (78, plus 2),
Bob Dorsey (93, minus 2),
Michael Kaufman (95, minus
2) tied with the team of Mike.
Dowling (92, plus 4), Dave
Mudd (94, plus 2), Ernie.
Behrens (101, even) and Troy
Therriault (91, minus 2).
'Fifty-six players showed
.up for Friday's blitz and Jerry
Dean (70, plus 12) was'the.
top player; two players tied
for. second;.Jim Pierce and
Bob Porsey were both plus 9.,
Three teams tied for the
first three spots --Bob
Dorsey (91,'plus 9), Larry
Luett (77, plus 8), D.D. Miller
(97, plus 2), Andy Palmisano
(93, minus 5); Jim Raffone 82
plus 7, Jim Dunphy (88, plus
3), Walter Boyd (89, plus 3),
Mike Robley (85, plus-1),
Tom Gray (89, even) and
Hydie Peterson (80, plus 6),
Chtck Himmelheber (81,
plus 4), Carl Galpin (81, plus
4), Matury Foreman (95,' '
even);. Fourth went to Larry
Brauda (75, plus 7), Larry
Htitchison (82, plus 6), Roger
Smith (85, plus 1) and Frank
Finocchio (91, minus 2).
4B WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 14,2011 SPORTS News-Leader
The Pirate Pointe Disc Golf Tournament will
be held for ages 18 and up at 11 a.m. Dec. 24
at Femandina Beach'High School. Registration
begins at 10 a.m. Cost is $10 per player. The
tournament is a doubles best shot.
Like Pirate Pointe DQC on Facebook for
details and updates.,
permitting) at the Femandina Beach High
School track, 435 Citrona Drive. These weekly
runs are open to the public.
Free expert coaching advice is available
most weeks from Roy Benson, a nationally
recognized and published exercise scientist
and running coach.
Join members from the club for a group run
every Saturday morning, beginning at 7 a.m. at
Current Runnina. 815 South Eiahth St. All aaes
Wednesday at 6 p.m. on the petanque courts
at the south end of the downtown marina.
Petanque (pay-tonk) is a cousin of both
horseshoes and bocce, the Italian bowling
game. The public is always welcome to join.
For information, call 491-1190.
Amelia Shotgun Sports, 86300 Hot Shot
-r--I:- V.J- .. ;11[-, -+ n Ck-'
.... .. ........'...-....... t- I rail In Yulee, w ill hostS
DodgebalU and abilities are welcome at these group runs tournaments. Register'
A Holiday Dodgeball Tournament will be and you don't need to be a member of the club morning shoot and fro
held Dec. 18 at Peck Gymnasium. The tourna-- to participate. For information, e-mail presi- afternoon shoot. Fees
ment will be round robin followed by an elimi- dent@ameliaislandrunners. corn. and sub-juniors) and in
nation tournament. Games begin at 9 a.m. which, lunch and awards
Register at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation laWUng email clyde@ameliasho
Center. Team fee is $50 per team and is due at Nassau Challenger Bowling League for the .
registration. Tournament is open to ages 13 physically and mentally challenged meets the Ga BoM tick
, and up. Format is five-on-five with an eight-per- second Saturday each month from 3-5 p.m. at
spn roster limit. Contact Jay at 277-7350, ext. the Nassau Bowling Center in Yulee. Call Ohio State Universit
2013, qr at firstname.lastname@example.org. MIelinda Willaford at 261-3136. of Florida in the Jan. 2
Run underthe lights Boules Cub
Join the Amelia Island Runners Wednesday Amelia Island Boules Club holds petanque
nights under the lights from 6-7 p.m. (weather pickup games Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. and
anta s uwn nShoot
from 8-9:55 a.m. for the
m 1-2:30 p.m. for the
are $60 ($45 for juniors
cludes breakfast sand-
s. Call'548-9818 or
ty will play the University
Bowl. The last meeting between these two sto-
ried programs was in the 2007 BCS National.
The Ohio State Buckeyes are the Big Ten
representative and this matchup will mark Ohio
State's second appearance in the Gator Bowl.
Ohio State has appeared in 12 different bowl
games and the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl will
be their 42nd bowl game.
The Florida Gators, the Southeastern
Conference representative, will be returning to
Jacksonville for the ninth time since making
their first bowl appearance in the Jan. 1, 1953,
Gator Bowl. Their Gator Bowl record stands at
6-2. This will be the 21 st consecutive Bowl
appearance for the Florida Gators.
The 67th annual Gator Bowl will be played
Jan. 2 at 1 p.m. in Jacksonville at EverBank
Field and will be televised nationally on
ESPN2. Tickets are $80 for VIP and $60 for
stadium seats. Club seats are sold out. Tickets
are available through Ticketmaster at (800)
745-3000 or online at www.gatorbowl.com.
Bo for Kids'Sake
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast
Florida will host its annual Bowl for Kids' Sake
fundraiser in February. Bowling dates in
Nassau County are Feb. 18 and Feb. 25. Visit.
www.bbbsnefl.org to.register or for information.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, Commonly known as: 95819. Previous Address:
FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN Karen Walk, Fernandina 86274 Sand Hickory Trail
AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY, Beach, Florida 32034, Yulee, FI 32097
FLORIDA. at public sale, to the.highest ALL OTHER, UNKNOWN PARTIES
CASE NO: 11-CA-625 and best bidder, for cash at CLAIMING INTERESTS BY,
DIVISION: A the front of the Nassau County THROUGH, UNDER, AND
STATE OF FLORIDA DEPART- Courthouse, 76347 Veterans AGAINST A NAMED DEFEN-
MENT OF TRANSPORTATION, w., .u'-se, Florida 32097,' at DANT(S) WHO ARE NOT
Petitioner, ., II 0 rr. on the 5th day of KNOWN TO BE DEAD ORALIVE
vs. '.January, 2012. WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN
RAYONIER EAST NASSAU TIM-. Ifyou are a subordinate lien PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTER-
BER- PROPERTIES, VII; LLC, a holder claiming a right to EST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVI-
Delaware Limited .._ioir, ftundsremainingafterthesde, SEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER
Company; RAYONIER .',iiE ST you must file a claim with the CLAIMANTS ,
RESOURCES, L P, a Delaware Clerk of Court no later than. Lqst Known Address: Unknown
United Partnership; RAYONIER, .60 days after thesale. If you tall Current Address: Unknown
INC. a Florida Corpporation to file acclaim, you will not be YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
f/k/a.ITT RAYONIER, INCORPO- entitled to any remaining action to foreclose a mort-
RATED, a Florida Corporation; funds. gage on the following prop-
and John M. Drew, Nassau lJ.:.iice i.:. Fer:.:.r '*'.;-. Di. earlyy In Nassau county, Florida.
County Tax Collector;' : ab .II.:IrIn c.u ar+ r.ir. LOT 36, OF HICKORY VILLAGE
Defendants. . i-, s di:.-dir, ,.r.c, r,-- s' PHASE FOUR,ACCORDINGTO
NOTICE TOSHOW CAUSE cr., .occ'.mrr",.r,3.3:,r.ir. :."e THE PLATTHEREOF.ASRECORD-
AND NOTICE OF SUIT'. 1.: psri. cipai .r, ir',,. pr.:- ED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 122;-
STATE OF FLORIDA TO: c.-a.ng :-.j are entitled at OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
To all said defendants who no -.: -At I you, to the provi- NASSAU COUNTY FLORIDA.
are living, and If any or all -:ion c,i certain assistance. This properly is located at the
.3- .-r.3.ari:a.3,ed..-c-a:,- r.e IEa cori..:'i irt. C.:u'n sheet address of: 86274Sand
jr.,r.c'ro n C:.-j:e -eir: .ei.r. .drr.,r.t: r3icr :.:.r,,:-.r,:.]i .3 ,r .Hickory Trail, Yulee, FL 32097.
,: : ,.rl, ',l-.: ':r,.i.ior: Ir,. n r, an ; .r, ..30,: pi.-:r I:. ir. has been filedagdnstyou and
ors, or other parties claiming prc..:eainr, g. you are required to serve'a
i:., .r.:.uar-. under or against JOHNI CI- WF'F:.D'I C copy of your written defenses
any such decedsed defen- Ciler o.i Ca..:-'ii Court on or before January 13,2012
dant or defendants; ,:if alive, 6,' .:. '.ie e.,l l '. a date which is within 30 days
and, if dead, ,r,ir ,r. rr,',.n r D-pAp.,Jt Cld.'r after, thefirst publication,if any,
spous- r,-.r:- .sir.,;e; i-,.a. 2i 12-.i2i .2-2011 : on.Elizabeth R. Wellborn, PA.,
tees, ?.:r.r..ii- : *:r' i ic.r: ilr',. c0 <:. ir, : :.-ri,.-, ..,ro:e
ors, o0 : tr.,r portis.: :lnr, . -----c a.33c-ir, : ;: i.mr:1, lr, .ar.EN. a
i:., imr.:.u,. ,jr, :njr againstilns, -IIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE ',,0u.r C.-nd bc-a'r.3 ,
.ar., .u-.:r. 3-.:-..3:-d defen-; ,'4th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF,' "o.:.rl, .3a :JJ ar,- rfi- tr-.-trig.
dant or defendants, and all FLORIDA, IN AND FOR NAS- Inali with this court either
other parties having or claim- SAU COUNTY before service on plaintiff s.
ing to have any right, title or CASE NO#: 2008-CA-00812 .. attorney orimmediatelythere-
interest in and to the property WELLS. FARGO BANK, NA after; otherwise, a default will,
described in the Petition, to-' .Plaintiff, be entered against you for the
wit: vs. relief demanded in the com-
Item #2107123 LLIZ ECHLLUND'et al plaint or petition.
Parcels 100/700 D.er caari.r. This Notice shall be pub-.
SR 200 (AlA) -NASSAU": ; l.'.,ICE .I :-LE lished once a week for two
COUNTY 1. ti`1ICE iS HE'Eii -.EH consecutive weeks In The
ALL PARCELS' pur :uan c a.r,. 3--r :r fr.I. 'News Leqder.
JOHN M. DREW l .lu er.r ,:i I:.r- .l.:..:jre Will IE. i ,, tr. 3r. 3, r., 3 t,.
Nassau County Tax Collector -sa'3 Dc ..: T.c,r I .1'i I .31 :. ir1,., ::u.n :r. C':-.,T,.
86130 Ucense Road. r.drcer.iTr.ar. I I.':: 3'- 1: ber 2,2011.
Fernandina Beach, Flori'] 12.iA-C-- ,,1. i2 : rr.- ir:,_ i .1: HI - 1 -.. ':.
32034-s.-. -.-.r . .. .. -: _ '. -
that the'-etitioner fileIts Itsfseh. r'' rTicrnas .r,-irr, ''LL'.i-I-' '.- : C-pjT, :il.
tion and its declaration of tak- BANK, NA, Plaintiff arid LUZ Attorney for Plaintiff: .
ir-.s,r-,rN.,.:. ;:ur'n s ,.s,.:.oau ECHLr.IrD C'D ltJrDrE FATI. Elizabeth R. Wellborn, PA.
a .-r r.3. r': :-.-,.r.. i: .:.:.r,. NC ". -*--.r.r.3.-s .h:. I ...l :i., 350 Jim Moran Blvd.Suite 100
.i -mr, r., .Tm,r.ir,.3:...tr, pr.:.. .to the highest an'3 -+:- i- 3. Deerfield Beach, Fl 33442 "
ceedings the above de-: de.r ir .:rt. -i iHE i .111 1-,pl.:.-, ,'C" .Ti .' JJ. .
scribed property Iqcated in Erii-, Ar .E '.:" inT II-':':-I. F 3.:-,'ni I '". 'J.: .' J.i :!.
the state of Florida, county of *:.,:.i .IUrJEIC'I-L -1 IlE III-j" :C : IIC Er i. '.\IH[HE
Duval. L L ."iI [ ": J" iiEr -l ; r I '1I,, Ir., '..r'H L .,i!. IIilE
You are furthernotifiedthat WAY.YULEE, FLORIDA, 32097 at ACT, all 'persons who are dis-
the petitioner will applytoThe 11:30 A.M:ontheJanuary 5th, abled and who need special
Honorable Brian J. Davis, one. 2012, the following described accommodations to partiel-
of the judges of this Coqurt, on property. as set forth in said pate in this proceeding be-
the 20th day of January, 2012, firl .aiu .j. r.r.ri io-wit: cause of that disable should
at 4:30 p.m., In the historic L.-.i :'. t.ll., NATIONAL contact, the human rights
Nassau county courthouse; .1 1ifi':rE i-CC.; 1r'Di'i:- i :-iE .:.ff:e 100 : ft Harri:,:r.
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3r. :r -ir :,r 1i .r. Inr, ir.l: PA E !., J6 IlHi- '."'IH i ( "'-- J .l ;.s.. '. LL'E., .311.3S 1 '
cause. All defendants to this IrJCLUi.'. E -~.. l-EC':.r I:ED ii r.. : '2'. .. :rIr..a .31., : prir I.:.
;,,il rr,S ri .3u 1 .a re.3sr,rg ,.3 THEI PUBLIC i :R. 11 I I-'!.- ,r. pr .:..: .- ir,.3
-, h,T,. ar.3pia .: a- f:.,gr, "' i-'. CO.lJfT, L.,LC:'II- *2t 12-14-21-2011
ed and be heard. Any defen- ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN 0268 --
dant failing to file a request' INTEREST INTHESURPLUS FROM
for hearing shall-waive any THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN IN THE CIRCUIT COURT 4TH
right to object to the Order of THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF 'JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
Taking. THE. DATE OF THE US PENDENS FOR NASSAU COUNTY,
AND i. i fIL CL-Ir.1j wITHIN 60 FLORIDA
Each defendant is hereby- :.;L. nEr IiHE :LE CASE NO. 2010-CA-000991
required to serve written' If you area person with a BRANCH BANKING ANDTRUST
defenses, if any, and request a disability who needs' any COMPANY
hearing, if desired, to said accommodation in order to Plaintiff,
Petition on: T participate in this proceeding, vs.
DAVID M.ROBERTSON, ESQUIRE you are entitled, at no cost to ERVIN A. JONES,et ux., et al.,
Eminent Domain Department you, to the provision of certain Defendant(s).
Department Of Transportation -assistance. Please contact the NOTICE OF SALE
1109South Marion Avenue ADA Coordinator; 330 East Bay NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
Lake City, Florida 32025-5874 Street, Suite 507-C, Jacksonville, pursuant to an Order or Final
(386) 758-3731 Ri:.ri.: 312X ::,J. :.:'_'-i :" 31 Judgment Scheduling Foredclo-
on or before, December 30, : -o.I" a,. :-.r:r :.ur r :,3 l r, .. 3 ,:.r5 .: T|.
2011,andfiletheoriginalswith 5:i-6.ui.-accuxn.3api-aY.: tr i 0i 11,r, I r,: .:3: r no....
the'Clerk of this'Courtonthat :.r i.md up:.r. rie.;.. p-r.3ir. in o3.:.uit J i-ts
date, to show cause what:; .r.3 tr.: r.i1rii:_a :..r tr, .r- n, .:.1 ,.r,..:i r -,r,' .3i: 31.- 3 : .
light, title, interest, or lien you or.' before the scheduled appear- I will sell to the highest and
any of you have in and to the ance is less than 7 days; if you best bidder for cash in the
property described in the peti- ore hearing or voice impaired, NASSAU County Courthouse,
tion and to show cause,i f any call 711.. 76347 Veterans Way, Yulee,
you have, why the property John A. Crawford Florida 32097 at 11:30 a.m. on
should not be condemned for CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT the 10th day of January, 2012,
the uses and purposes set forth COURT the following described prop-
in the petition. If you fail to Nassau County, Florida erty as set forthinisdid Order or
answer, a default may be. By: /s/ Sue Powell Final Judgment, to-wit:
entered against you for the Deputy Clerk of Court LOT 90 HIDEAWAY PHASE II;
relief demanded In the peti- Submitted By: ATTORNEY FOR ACCORDINGTO PLAT THEREOF
tion. If you fail to request-a FLLihiIFF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7,.
hearing on the petition for. LC.,ilA- DEfAULT!AW PAGES 233 THROUGH 238
order of taking, you shdl wave GROOP PL INCLUSIVE, PUBLIC RECORDS
any right to object to said' 4919 Memiorial Hwy., Suite OF NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA.
Order of Taking. 200 a/k/a: 86035 FORTUNE DRIVE,
WITNESS MY HAND AND Tampa, FL 33634 YULEE, FLORIDA 32097
SEAL of. tis court on the 30th 813-342-2200 ANY PERSON CLAIMINGAN
day of November, 2011 And INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
JOHN A. CRAWFORD SHAPIRO & FISHMAN & THE SALE, IF-ANY, OTHER THAN
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT GACHE', LLP THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF.
NASSAU COUNTY FLORIDA 4630 Woodland Corp. Blvd. THE DATE OF THE US PENDENS
By: /s/ Pamelia Jones -Suite 100 MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60
Deputy Clerk Tampa, FL 33614 DAY AFTER THE SALE.
2t 12-07-14-2011 (813) .880-8888 JOHN A. CRAWFORD
0259 (813) 880-8800 As Clerk, Circuit Court
2----- 12-14-21-2011 Nassau, Florida
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 0267 By:/s/ Sue Powell
FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN ----- As Deputy Clerk
AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY, IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE Published in: NewsLeader
FLORIDA FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN On Dates: 12-14-11 & 12-21-
CASE NO. 45-2010-CA-513 AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY, 11 -
GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC., FLORIDA 2t 12-14-21-2011
7406 FULLERTON STREET, SUITE CIYIL DIVISION 0270
201 CASE NO: 41-2011-CA-
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 32256 000386-AXXX-YX IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
Plaintiff, DIVISION: NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA
vs. 'AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC, PROBATE DIVISION
KAY E. BROCK Plaintiff File No. I1 -CP-253
RICHARD J, BROCK and v. Division:
NASSAU COUNTY STATE OF MILLIE E'ANS; UNKNOWN IN RE: ESTATE OF
FLORIDA SPOUSE OF MILLIE EVANS; BETTY SATTERFIELD PAGE,
Defendants. HICKORY VILLAGE HOMEOWN- Deceased.
NOTICE OF SALE ERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UN- NOTICE TO CREDITORS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN KNOWN TENANT #1; UN- The administration of the
THAT, pursuantto Plantiff'sFinal KNOWN TENANT #2 ALL OTHER estate of BETTY SATTERFIELD
Judgment of Foreclosure UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING PAGE, deceased, whose date
entered in the. above-cap- INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UN- of death was February 2 2011;
tioned action, I will sell -the DER, AND AGAINST A NAMED File Number 11 -CP-253; is
property situated in Nassau DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT pending in the Circuit Court
County Florida, described as KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, for Nassau County, Florida,
follows, to wit; WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN Probate Division, the address
ALL THAT CERTAIN PIECE, PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTER- of which is 76347 Veterans
PARCEL OR TRACT OF LAND EST AS SPOUSES. HEIRS, DEVI- Way Yulee, Florida 32097; the
LYING AND BEING IN THE SEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER names and addresses of the
COUNTY OF NASSAU AND THE CLAIMANTS, personal representative and
STATE OF FLORIDA KNOWN Defendant(s), the personal representative's
AND DESCRIBEDAS FOLLOWS: NOTICE OF ACTION attorney are set forth below.
LOT FORTY-ONE (41), UNITTWO MILLIE EVANS AND All creditors of the dece-
(2), OAK HILL ESTATES, AS UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MILE dentand otherpersonshaving
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, EVANS claims or demands against
PAGE 134, OF THE PUBLIC Last Known Address: decedent's estate, on whom
RECORDS OF NASSAU COUN- 3216 Hollywood Blvd a copy of this notice is
TY, FLORIDA, TOGETHER WITH Hollywood, FI 33021 required to be served, must file
THAT CERTAIN 1986,.REDMAN Current Address: their claims with this court
HOMES, 28X66, MOBILE HOME, 3216 Hollywood Blvd WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
SERIAL NUMBER: 11418256AB, Hollywood, Fl 33021 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF
THE FIRST PUBUCATION'OF THIS
NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY
,.OP THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
lII other cr-diror: .:. Ir-e,
aecec-r.Ir a-r.d ie.lr. p-r :.:r.:
.having claims or demands.
against decedent's estate'
rm .6l ril i'- t, ir .:13Iri: ....ir, iri
c." ourt A'ITHil :r 1'". Ji:i, FIER
THE DATE OF THE' FIRST PUBLI-
CATION OF THIS' NOTICE.
ALL-CLAIMS NOT FILED"
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF
THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED,
TIME PERIOD SET FORTH
ABOVE, ANY CLAIM. FILED TWO
(2) YEARS OR.MORE AFTER THE
CECEDE rJ DATE OF DEATH
of this notice is: 12-14-11..
Sighed on November 2,2011.
Timothy L:Fanagan- .
Email: . ".
..Florida Bar No.335223
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Attorneys for Personal
PURCELL, FLANAGAN, HAY &
1548 Lancaster Terrace-
Jacksonville, FL 3204
Telephone: (904) 355-0355
Telecopier: (904) 355-0820
DAVID PEYTON PAGE
Post Office Box .1387
Yulee, Florida 32041
2t 12-14-21 2011
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT1N
AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,
CASE NO.: 45-2009-CA-
DIVISION A .
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.NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
NOTICE -IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to an Order Resche-"
duling Foreclosure Sale dated
November 15th,2011 and en-
tered in Case NO. 45-2009-CA-
000416 of the Circuit Court of
ine F:.lJrliH ljdiucial ':ir:u i. n
3anr, I:.r IjLSS-i.1 C..ur.r, Fh.rl.
S1' ..".r -ir. C :,l.11 Jl"i. '.IC E
i -.:Ir.E i, fSE'. CiirI,- LF
lsPr.t-.s. i.,nr. .3-,nd ELIZABETH
A. iCHL'"i6BEI,;- JOEL D. '
BANKING AND TRUST COMPA-
-NY; PAGE HILL OWNERS ASSO-
CIATION, INC.; are the Defen-
dants, The Clerk of the Court
will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash at NASSAU.
JUDICIAL ANNEX, 76347 VET-
ERAN'S WAY, YULEE,' FLORIDA
at 11:30AM, on the 6th day of
January, 2012, the following
described property as set forth
In said Final Judgment:
LOT 1, PAGE HILL UNIT 3,
'ACCORDING TO THE PLAT
-THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 6, PAGES 341 AND
1.C C'u.rr.FL ::E-RiEC
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TON DRIVE, YULEE, FL 32097
Any'person claiming an inter-
est in the surplus from the sale,
If any, other than the property
owner as of the date of the
Us Pendens must file a claim
within sixty (60) days after the
WITNESS MY HAND card the
seal of this Court onDecem-
ber 2, 2011.
.John A. Crawford
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Tracy Poore
See Americans with
If you are a person with a
disability who needs any
accommodation in order 'to
partidpate in this proceeding,
you are entitled, at no cost to
you, to the provision of certain
assistance please contact the
circuit court at (904) 321-5709.
The St. Johns River Water
Management District (District)
gives notice of receipt of the
following permit applicationss:
Standard General and Stan-
dard ERP Permit Applications
MVG Development, PO Box
18970, Denver, CO 80218, ap-
plication #40-089-129411-1 .The
project Is located In Nassau
County, Section: 42, Township:
.2 North, Range: 27 East, and
includes 1.98 acres. The En-
vironmental Resource Permit
application Is for construction
of a surface water manage-
ment system to serve a com-
mercial, development known
as Dollar General-US 17/Yulee.
The file(s) containing the
permit applications) are avail-
able for inspection Monday
through Friday, except for
District holidays, 8 a.m. to 5
p.m. at the District's Headquar-
ters, 4049 Reid St., Palatka, FL
32177-2529.You may also view
files at one of the District's
Service Centers, but you
should cdl Service Center staff
in advance to make sure that
the files are at a specific Ser-
vice Center. Service Center
contact information is avail-
able online at floridaswater.
Additiondly most permit appli-
cation file documents can be
viewed online at floridaswa-
Tp obtain information on how
-., fnr,d al:]r 3 .i p r. r.. r, i. .ll -
c c atit c'," i d ,-:uTiri gc 1:.
'r, HEI.Fl.: ib In E-Per.n.riIr,j
ar.d. .:Ji,:i.. c r, 4_,p.:.n .-273 f .--- '.
a or. r,-,: r, i. icIO... .,, ,rs,.:rr.:r..
provided under "How to find a
Technical Staff Report (TSR) or
other application file docu-
The decision on Standard
General and Standard permit,
applications will be made.at
the District's Service Center
where the application Is pro-
c.-;- ur.,r-::; r.-,. appi,: ti,.:.r.
I: up' ,Jr 1..1 3 I.:. 3r. rr,.3., ..3i
permit as explained below. A
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prmr.i opl, l:.I i.:.r, ui-,,:] b
i'. .3 ri ,,.rlhn, a r..r,3 il ..3 ., r
(received by) the Director.
Bureau of Regulatory Support,
PO. Box,1429, Pdatka, FL 32178-
1JO' .-r .--r.rl at arp-..lIca-
I.:,r,.: pp:..rt'.':r.. iT..- : :rr
.lr,,r., I '.3 ,: oi r,.o 'rrial1: .r, cI
,. rhe 31 -. 4 a 3 Tv: i :r, I:I,.3 ir, l'j 3
er.fer r',).- I'eriT.i "p|:h,:,31i:r.r
number or the.Project Name In
the objection. Notification of
-the application is either the
fifth day after the date on
w' which -the written notice is
deposited in the'U.S. mall (for
those persons who receive
actual notice by U.S. mail), the
day the notice is emalled (for
those persons' who receive
actual notice by emdl), or the
date the notice is published
in the newspaper (if actual
notice is not provided by U.S.
mail or email). A "substantial
objection" means a written
statement directed to -the
District that identifies the-
objector, concerns hydrologic
or environmental impacts of,
the. proposed activity, and
relates to applicable rule cri-
teria. A timely substantial
objection will cause the
SlS-.,.ai 3S-. .SF3 ,h: 3t.:r. ]:.r 31.
Individual permit. If the District
receives a timely substantial
objection from you, then you
will, receive written notice of
the District's Intended deci-.
sionon the permit application.
Please note that decisions.
on Individual permit applica-
tions will be made either by
the District's Executive Director
or designee (for those appli-
cations which -are recom-
mended for approval) or by
the District's Governing Board
i:.r .::.- appi.ir, ti S :r r.: I ri.:l
1-." r-::ITilT.- .r-,..'3S S i:.r uSr 'l
I:.r l I,. I l.Fj .,l pe.rTll r I3 pilIC 3.
tions; you are advised to noti-
fy the District within .14 days of.
notification of the applica-
'tion(s) if you have questions,
objections, comments, or infor-
mation regarding'the activity
proposed in the permit appli-
cation. If you make a written
request to the District for add-
tional information regarding a
specific permit application,
you will be provided an opsor-
tunity to obtain the available
Information. Please note that
filing a written objection does
not entitle you to a Chapter
120, Florida Statutes, adminis-
Notice of intended (pro-
p.:..s- 3, C, .:r iii:l:J.:r ....ll C
pFr.: .1 3- ,3 r,:, i:-r:.:.r,: ..1%: r, 3 *-
r-,qus .-.l- ,r, 3.l.5'j31 r,:, ,.:I -. ,
r" Iu : t i c- ir,,.i,.r u .,al ri: ri..e
of intended (proposed) District
Decision on the application
must be received by the
District's Director of the Bureau
of Regulatory Support prior to
the date the notice of intend-
ed (proposed) District Decision
Victor Castro, Director,
Bureau of Regulatory
St. Johns River Water
Notice Under Fictitious Name
Pursyaintto Section 865.09,
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that the undersigned, desiring
to engage In business under
the fictitious name of "Blitz
Athletics" located at 86311
Sand Hickory Tr., in the County
of Nassau, in the City of Yulee,
Florida 32097 intends to regis-
ter the said name with the
Division of Corporations of the
Florida Department of State,
Dated atYulee, Florida,this
9th day of December, 2011.
86311 Sand Hickory Tr.
Yulee, FL 32097
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT,
FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
'AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,
CASE NO: 45-2011 -CP-
IN RE: ESTATE OF
PAUL BURTON, '
The administration of the
estate of Paul Burton, de-
ceased, Case Number 45-
2011-CP-000272. Division A, is
pending In the Circuit Court
of Nassau County, Florida,
Probate Division, the address
of which is Nassau County
Courthouse, 76347 Veterans
Way, Yulee, Florida 32097. The
names and addresses of the
personal representative and
the personal representative's
attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having
claims or demands against
decedent's estate, including
unmatUred, contingent or
unliquidated claims, on whom
a copy of this notice is served
must file their claims with this
court WITHIN THE LATER OF
THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF'THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE.OR THIR-
TY (30) DAYS AFTER THE DATE
OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.. ..
All other creditors of the
decedent and other persons
h a in ; ai rn ,: .: ,.T 3 -d .
.3 .a;n.-t r,..- .:.-.- r.T : :si31-
Including unmatured, contin-
gent or unliquidated claims,
must file their c l. rr.. ... I-,. r
'court WITHIN iHr.-i: ,'
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBUCATION OF THIS
IN NO EVENT'SHALL.ANY
CLAIM BE FILED LATER THAN
TWO YEARS AFTER THE DECE-
DENT'S DATE OF DEATH.
ALL' CLAIMS AND DE-
MANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE
FOREVER BARRED. .. .
The date of the decedent's
death is May 18,2011.
The date of first publication
of this notice is December 14,
WILUAM S. FRAZIER. ESQUIRE
Attorney for Personal
Fla. Bar No: 0080373
1919-8 Bianding Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32210
ANNETTE BURTON, Personal
96283 Freeman Road
Yulee, FL 32097
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that the undersigned intends
to sell the personal property
,'S= :,,,Si:-,s t.Ji A I: .r,l:,.,: 5
.jr.-r ns. F t r, i3s -ir ,1':. 33-S
Facility Act Statutes (Section
83.801-83.809). The under-
signed will sell at public sale
by competitive bidding on
December 22, 2011 at 11:00
am on the premises where
said property has been stored'
and which is located at STOR-
AGE ON SADLER, 2137 SADLER
ROAD, FERNANDINA BEACH,
COUNTY OF NASSAU, STATE OF
FLORIDA, the following:
Contents: Commercial HVAC
. Purchase must be paid for
atthetime of sale in cash only
All purchased items are sold
as is, where is, and must be
removed at the time of sale.
Sale is subject to cancellation
in the event of settlement
between owner and obligat-
DATEDTHIS 7th DAY OF De-
cember, 2011 AND 14th.DAY
OF December, 2011.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, IN
AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,
CASE NO: 10-CA-563
.COMMUNITY SOUTH BANK
a Tennessee corporation.
C. HOTELATYULEE, LLC,
a Florida limited liability com-
BHAVESH PATEL individually;
RUPESH PATEL individually;
NARENDRA PATEL, individual-
U. S. SMALL BUSINESS
ADMINISTRATION; STATE OF
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF
REVENUE; and UNKNOWN TEN-
NOTICE OF SALt
Notice is hereby given that.
pursuant to an order or a final
judgment of foreclosure en-
tered in the above-captioned
action, I will sell, the following
described parcel of real prop-
erty located in Nassau County,
Florida as follows:
Legal Description Of Real
A PORTION OF SECTION 44
TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE
27 EAST, NASSAU COUNTY,
BEING ALSO A PORTION OF
PARCEL "B" DESCRIBED IN
INSTRUMENT RECORDED IN THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU
COUNTY, FLORIDA IN OFFICIAL
RECORDS BOOK 845, PAGE
SAID PORTION BEING MORE
PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS
FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF
REFERENCE COMMENCE AT
THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF
SECTION 44 AFOREMENTIONED.
AND RUN NORTH 02' 06' 50"
WEST ALONG THE WESTERLY
LINE OF SAID SECTION, A DIS-
TANCE OF 420.89 FEET TO THE
CENTERUNE OF RIGHT ROAD-
WAY OF STATE ROAD NO. 200
(BEINGTHE CENTERUNE OF THE
EAST BOUND LANES); RUN
THENCE NORTH 720 19'01 "EAST
ALONG SAID CENTERLINE, A
DISTANCE OF 722.73 FEET: RUN
THENCE NORTH 16 36' 59'
WEST A DISTANCE OF 106.45
FEETTO FOUND BROKEN CON-
CRETE MONUMENT ON THE
NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY UNE
OF STATE ROAD NO. 200 BEING
ALSO KNOWN AS THE
NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY UNE
OF LEFT ROADWAY; RUN
THENCE IN AN EASTERLY DIREC-
TION ALONG SAID RIGHT OF
WAY AND ALONG THE ARC OF
A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE
NORTHERLY, HAVING A RADIUS
OF 22, 857.31 FEET PASSING
THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE
OF 00- 42' 11", AN ARC DIS-.
TANCE OF 280.52 FEET TO A
FOUND ITT RAYONIER .CON-
CRETE MONUMENT AT THE,
SOUTHWESTERLY CORNER' OF
LANDS DESCRIBED IN OFFICIAL
RECORDS BOOK 845, PAGE
1 i 1: : iMHE I: 1.1i ': I E -.'.".'r- D:
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THENCE NORTH 18 24' 51'"
WEST ALONG THE ,WESTERLY.
LINE OF SAID LANDS DEPART-
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STAMPED "LB 7039"' FOR THE
POINT OF BEGINNING.
FROM THE POIlT OF BEGIN-
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OF 444.02 FEET TO A FOUND
5/8" IRON.ROD WITH CAP
STAMPED NO.. 1558 AT THE
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dO' 37" EAST ALONG. THE
NORTHERLY .LINE .OF SAID
LANDS AND' ALONG THE
SOUTHERLY UNE OF SAID RIGHT-
bF-WAY, A DISTANCE
OF 326.44 FEET TO A ITT RAY-
FOUND AT THE NORTHEASTER-
LY CORNER OF SAID LANDS;
THENCE SOUTH 16' 36'39" EAST
ALONG THE EASTERLY UNE OF'
SAID LANDS, DEPARTING THE
AFORESAID RIGHT-OF-WAY, A
DISTANCE OF 345.89 FEET TO A
SET 5/8" IRON ROD WITH CAP
STAMPED "LB 7039"; THENCE
SOUTH 71 *28'52"WEST, A'DIS-
TANCE OF 300.58 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING.
THE EASTERLY 90.0 FEET OF
I_ I '- IC ", I :_- I L C I i i.
ER WITH AND SUBJECT TO A
EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND
EGRESS PURPOSES: SAID EASE-
MENT BEING A STRIP OF LAND
THAT LIES 60.0 FOOT EASTERLY
OF AND ADJOINS THE FOL-
LOWING DESCRIBED LINE;
BEGIN AT THE POINT OF BEGIN-
NING OF THE FOREGONE
DESCRIBED LANDS AND RUN
NORTH 18 24'51" WEST, A DIS-
TANCE OF 100.0 FEET, RETURN
TO THE POINT OF. BEGINNING
FORESAID AND RUN SOUTH 18.,
24 51" EAST, A DISTANCE OF
328.97 FEET TO THE NORTHERLY
RIGHT-OF-WAY OF STATE ROAD
NO. 200 AFOREMENTIONED
FOR THE TERMINATION POINT.
THE SIDELINES OF THE
ABOVE DESCRIBED EASEMENT
SHALL BE LENGTHENED OR
SHORTENED AS NECESSARY IN
ORDER TO MAINTAIN A CON-
TINUOUS STRIP OF LAND.60 FEET
IN WIDTH AND TO INTERSECT
OF-WAY, PROPERTY UNES OR
OTHER'INSTRUMENTS OF RE-
CORD AS MAY BE APPLICABLE.
at public sale, to the highest
and best bidder for cash, on
January 18, 2012 beginning at
11:30, a.m. at the front en-
trance of the Nassau County
Judicial Annex,'76347 Veterans
Way, Yulee, Nassau County,
Florida 32097-5404, as set forth
in said final judgment.
WITNESS my hand and offi-
cial seal this 8th day of De--
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT (ADA) NOTICE
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABIL-
ITIES NEEDING A REASONABLE
ACCOMMODATION TO PAR-
TICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING
SHOULD CONTACT THE COURT
ADMINISTRATOR'S OFFICE AS
SOON AS POSSIBLE. TELE-
PHONE: (904) OR, IF HEARING
IMPAIRED, (800) 9558771 (TTD);
OR (800) 955-8770 (Y), VIA
FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE.
JOHN A. CRAWFORD ,
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
By: /s/ Karen J. Lockett
Attornev for Plaintiff:
Fred H. Kent, II
Marks Gray, PA.
R O. Box 447
Jacksonville, FL 32201
Arthur I. Jacobs, Esq., and
Richard Scholz, Esq.
Jacobs, Scholz & Associates,
961687 Gateway Blvd., Suite
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
U. S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMIN-
7825 Baymeadows Way Suite
Jacksonville, Florida 32256-7
State of Florida Department
Angela B. Corey, State
200 East Bay Street
Civil Court Division 14th Floor
Jacksonville, Fl 32201
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT. IN
AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,.
GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC,
7406 FULLERTON STREET, SUITE
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 32256
WILUAM B. JORDAN, and DE-
BRA A.JORDAN, IF LIVING, BUT
IF DECEASED, THE UNKNOWN
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIEN-
ORS, AND TRUSTEES DEBRA A.
JORDAN, DECEASED, AND ALL
OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
UNDER, AND AGAINST THE
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO : .' . .'.. '
WILLIAM B. JORDAN, and DE-
B.i'u I:.,~i r-IJ if LI.ITIN'. Bi.T
If 'E,:E-.EC' iI-it I.11i T ,::-W'
HEil3 DI .i':EE. CRaIliEE.,
SASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIEN-
ORS, AND TRUSTEES DEBRA A.
JORDAN, DECEASED, AND ALL
.OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, AND
AGAINST THE NAMED DEFEN-
C-. Ii l ,'
Pi.:i.I -C. NOTIFIED 'that a
Civil action has been tfildd
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c. F :.r.l 3 i,, i :.I':;l:.:e ";,rta'ri
red property described ds fol-
LOT FOURTEEN (14), BLOCK -
ONE '(1), SHEFFIELD VILLAGE,
ACCORDING TO PLATTHEREOF
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5,
PAGES 28- AND 29, PUBLIC
.-.EC : i'L: *- j-.-~, i.,:C.-ur. .
T, Fl.:.-.l:-l TC:'.-EtiHEr WIH
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'- I EI'I~L IIJuLIBER
You are required to file a
written .response with the
S .:,j. i -.r..- :-r .+ 3 .:opy of
:ur .*.rrl-r .3 er,.e; If any, .
to' it oh Timothy D. Padgett,
F .l3irril 3rs:rr .-, ...r.:..e, 3,3-
lr ... 1 : :: l'- TIr,3 rr,:-i- r e r,
Circle, Tallahassee, Florida
3S2308 3t l.at th,;rt, ,'30;.d ,:
fr.:.i-l ir,,- .31- :.l i~r:I pu li, 3.
tion, and file' the original with
the clerk of this court either
before service on Plaintiff's
.3tl.:(r,, :, ;rrrl.-3;.-rtet, tf-.-.r.
-* In-' -.ir.-r ii. .13 3- liauJt' IIl
,be entered against you for the
relief demanded in'the com-
Dated this 6 day of De-
By: /s/ Megan Sawyer.
Attorney for Plaintiff:
Timothy D: Padgett, Esq.
Timothy D. Padgett, PA..
2878 Remingtob Green
Tallahassee, FL-32308 .
(850) 422-2520 (phone) (850)
Notice Of Sale
Pursuant to Chapter 83,
Notice is given pursuant to Self
Storage Facility Act, Florida
Statues, Chapter 83, Part 1V,
that, AAAA Self Storage, a self
storage facility, will sell by auc-
tion to the highest bidder the
contents of spaces noted to
the following lessees: .
Temple, C. Bryant Unit # 157
Furniture & boxes.
Kayla,D. Daniel Unit #105
Washer, Dryer, & Boxes,'
Bedframe & Mattresses.
Taj, L Ricketts Unit # 137 Boxes
The sale will be held at;
AAAA Self Storage facility
located at 1830 S. 8th Street,
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034,
Nassau County at 10:00 am
on 4th of January, 2012
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
4TOI JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,
CASE NO: 45-2010-CA-
GMAC MORTGAGE LLC.
ROBERT J. PAGE Ill; SONYA C.
PAGE; BIRMINGHAM BAN-
CORP MORTGAGE CORPO-
RATION:; UNKNOWN TENANT
(S); IN POSSESSION OF THE SUB-
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to Final Judgrent of
Foreclosure dated the 81i day
of December, 2011. and en-
tered in Case No. 45-2010-CA-
000428-AXXX-YX, of the Circuit
Court of the 4TH Judicial Cir-
cuit in and for Nassau County,
Florida, wherein, GMAC MORT-
GAGE LLC is the Plaintiff and
SONYA C PAGE, ROBERT J
PAGE III, BIRMINGHAM BAN-
CORP MORTGAGE CORPO-
RATION and UNKNOWN TEN-
ANT (S); IN POSSESSION OF THE
SUBJECT PROPERTY are defen-
dants. The Clerk of this Court
shall sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at the,
MAIN ENTRANCE OF THE NAS-
SAU JUDICIAL ANNEX. 76347
VETERANS WAY,YULEE, FL 32097,
11:30 AM on the 11th day of
January, 2012, the following
described property as set forth
in said Final Judgment, to wit-
LOT 41, ISLAND GROVE
PHASE TWO, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 49. OF
THE PUBUC RECORDS'OF NAS-
SAU COUNTY FLORIDA,
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN
INTEREST IN THE SURPLUSFROM
THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHEff THAN
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF
THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS
MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60
DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
Dated this 8th day of De-
John A. Crawford
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: /s/ Tracy Poore
Deadline is at noon Fridays.
PEOPLE & PLACES
WEDNESDAY, December 14. 2011
NEWS-LEADER / FERNANDINA BEACH, FL
Holidays are a time of remember-
ing treasured things in holidays cele-
brated in-years past. So many of us
can call up Kodak memories of spe-
cial gifts or times that we connect
with Christmas. For many newbie
Southerners we do not saydr memo-
ries of snow and cold and relish hav-
ing traded them for warmth and
sandy beaches. It does mean'that we
need to find new ways to celebrate.
Aneasy option is taking a night-
time tour of the island and searching
out the creative. and inventive light
displays. Some choose simple but
elegant and all in white. Others opt
for bright colors, blinking lights and
fanciful shapes and characters. The
deer illuminated in white lights graze
?a few ofmy favorite (holiday) things
peacefully and dec- Freeman Drilling Company gifts to holidays make us think about our Rudolph. Charlie Brown and his
orate many island, the community each holiday season. favorite things. Here are just of few crew. The Grinch. Decorating with
homes. Some yards Another local treasured tradition of ours. treasured and traditional home decay
S' feature religious is a stop at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Awrapped present A Santa with rations. My mini Christmas tree. M
I "' '-. themes, making Island to see their traditional ginger- a real beard. Christmas carols. A golden angel on our mantel, the 3-
clear to all that their bread house that, actually, is a gin- hand-written Christmas card. Some- foot tall nutcracker. My Santa collec
decorations are gerbread ship. Maybe stop for a thing handmade. Something home tion. White lights.
"Christmas" and refreshing trip and enjoy the huge cooked. The Nutcracker's Suite. 'This of all seasons is a time to
not "holiday." A new Christmas tree on the oceanfront :. Christmas card photos. Our beautiful stop and think about a few of your
twist on outdoor lawn. and unique historic district and its favorite things. The Big Guy and I
FROM displays are the Head downtown and take a mean- Victorian beauties all dressed up for agree our favorite things are our ch
THE amazing inflatables during walk down Centre Street and Christmas. Dinner with friends. A dren,.grandchildren and our treas-
everything from visit the charming pot pourri of local- good steak. Turkey with all the trim- ured friends, especially this time of
PORCH Charlie Brown to ly owned shops. There is even a mings. Real Christmas trees. A year.
..-- the traditional nativ- Christmas Shop. Treat yourself to a child's smile and/or giggle. Poinset-. Dickie Anderson welcomes your
Dickie ity scene. Heading frozen yogurt, ice cream, fudge or a tias. Angels. Elves. Reindeer. Candy comments. Books are available at
off island? You can't warming cup of coffee. canes. Holly. Kenny G. Bing Crosby. local book and gift stores or online at
Anderson miss the traditional 'So as the wonderful song from Andy Williams. Budweiser ads with www.dickieanderson.com.
tall, lighted Christmas tree that the the-"Sound of Music" promises, the horses. Frosty the Snowman. dickie.andersn@gmailcc
C OMMUNTY S I I* Im
Troop 89 hard at workand play
Boy Scout Troop 89, Fernandina Beach's 75-year troop, sponsored by the Rotary
Club, has been working hard and taking some terrific trips to work on merit badges
including hiking, backpacking, aviation and asti-onomy,'
In honor of Veterans Day, to explore history and to parn the aviation and astrono-
my merit badges, Troop 89 traveled to Charleston, S.C., slept on the USS Yorktown
and ferried to Fort Sumter. Above on the deck of the aircraft carrier/museum.are,
first row from left, Scott'Wardrop; Brendan Twiggs, Hamilton Rainey. Will Minasi,
Nick Asli and Justin Sabia. Second row are Dr. Dan Matricia, Jonathan H-enderson,
Josh Gaus, David Beal, Jauron Hyers, Chris Matricia, Billy Badore, Justin Murray
and Bob Rainey. Not pictured is Ace Jerrico.
The Fernandina Beach .
Rotary Club recently wel-
comed Florida State College -
North Campus President Dr.
Barbara. Darby as guest
speaker, at right.with Club -5. .
Past President Trip Clark.
Darby provided a history of
the college, which was found-
ed as a two-year community.
college in 1966. Since then,
the college has evolved into a
full-service campus offering
a variety of four-year degrees
as well as certificate and
associate degree programs.
Darby noted that the college
serves.more than 60,000
students in the Jacksohville
area, with some 6,000-plus
students attending classes at
the Nassau Center campus in
Yulee. A primary goal of the .SUBM=IED
college is providing educational opportunities to 'a target enrollment group of stu-
deits, half of whom are attending classes while also working fulltime. She closed by
outlining the planned future growth of FSC's Nassau Center, which is slated to
expand into a iUl campus in the coming years.
The Fernandina Beach Rotary Club meets every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1
p.m. at the Florida House Inn in downtown Fernandina Beach. For more informa-
tion, visit the club's website at www.fernandinabeachrotaryclub.org.
Buy-Gones Ladies Resale Boutique recently held a fundraiser, with proceeds of
$1,000 going to Amelia Community Theatre. Local wine expert Bob Weintraub
kicked off the fundraiser with a wine-tasting event Oct. 26 at the store on South
Seventh Street. Linda McClane, director Amelia Community Theatre, and Weintraub,
ACT actor and volunteer, accept the check from Barb Kent, Buy-Gones owner, right,
Holiday in Paris'
The Woman's Club of
Fernandina Beach recently
held a Holiday in Paris, A
Fashion Event with styles
from Evelyne Talman and
Fern Lily. Students from
the Amelia Arts Academy
Decorated tables were
auctioned off and a raffle
was held for holiday gifts.
The luncheon was catered
by Brett Carter catered the
luncheon and Woman's
Club members made the
desserts. Proceeds from
this event will go to the
media centers at Yulee
and Fernandina Beach
elementary and primary
The committee for the
event, above, included
Julie Robertson, Eunice
Kurtz, Mary Powell, chair-
man, Karen Jackson, *
Susanne Steffen, club"
president, Helen Filion,
Karen Bottorff, co-chair-
'man,' Sue Dwyer, Beth
Tilton and Marilyn
Corrine and Emma
Priest of the Amelia Arts
Academy perform a song,
and Mary Powell, chair-
man of the fashion event,
The Travel Agency recently donated $2,800 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Nassau County
Foundation. The Travel Agency presented an annual Travel Show at The Ritz-Carlton,
Amelia Island on Nov. 4. The entry fees were donated to the Foundation. From left,
above, are Ange Wallace, The Travel Agency founder, Patrick Sabadie, Foundation
treasurer, Salli Roberts, Foundation co-chair of volunteers, and Bill Gower,
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WEDNESDAY. December 14.2011 AROUND TOWN News-Leader
American Business Women work together for a cause
For eight years the
Fernandina Beach Police
Department has taken at-risk
children in the community
Christmas shopping in its Shop
with .Cops program, and for
seven years the American
Business Women's Association
(Eight Flags Charter Chapter)
has.assisted in those effi&ts
with monetary support.
ABWA holds an annual auc-'
Stion to benefit the program,
which provides underprivi-
leged children in Fernandina
Beach the funds to shop for,
holiday gifts for themselves
and their families. This year
ABWA presented a check to'
Chief Jim Hurley in the amount.
of $1,600, trumping last year's
amount of $1,025.
"Our members reach out to
'friends, family and co-workers
to attend our November meet-
ing and encourage them to bid
high".says Dawn Lunt, presi-
dent of the American Business
Women's Association Eight
Flags Charter Chapter.
Walmart on Anmelia Island
opens its doors to the officers
and children each year. The
volunteer officers guide the
children throughout their
shopping efforts with
Clilstmas lists in hand.
"ABWA is proud to assist
-such a deserving charity and
looks forward to a continued
relationship with the program,"
said Jamie Hendrix, publicity
chair of ABWA Eight Flags
ABWA meets the fourth
Thursday of every month at
the Fernandina Beach Golf
Course from 6-8 p.m. If you are,
interested in coming to a meet-
ing or learning more about the
them on Facebook at ABWA
Eight Flags Charter Chapter.
Dawn Lunt,. president of the American Business
Women's Association Eight Flags Charter Chapter,
presents a check for $1,600 to Chief Jim Hurley for
the'Fernandina Beach Police Department's Shop with
Go "Holiday Walkin' at The Ritz" with
Walkin' Nassau at 5 p.m. today as mem-
bers enjoy a short walk of the decorated
S grounds of The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia
Island. Meet in the Lobby Lounge and.
gather there afterwards for light hors
d'qeuvres provided by Walkin' Nassau.
Drinks available for purchase. Parkifig is
free. Contact Jane Bailey at .
email@example.com or 261-9884'
or Dyanne Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org
Carriers f the Light
St. Michael Academy students, prieK.
through eighth grade, will present the
musical, "Carriers of the Iight," at 6-30
p.m. Dec. 15 if the school courtyard.
The community is invited to enjoy an
evening of story and song..
The Nassau Community Band will
perform a free Christmas concert Dec.
15 at 7 p m1 at the Peck Center. All are,
welcome to come"and enjoy holiday
.Amelia Community Theatre. 207
Cedar St., presents the family holiday
favorite, "A Christmas Story, with per-.
formanceslonight and Dec 15-17 at 8 '.
p.m. Directed by Toni D'Amico, thi is
the story of young Ralphie and his hopes
of finding a Red Ryder BB Gun under
the CGhristmas)tree.JTi'ketsare $20' s
adults, $10 students and available by call-
ing the box office at 261-6749 or online at
www aneliacomnmunitytheatre org. The
box office is open Thursday-Satttrdavy, 11
a.m -1 p m Please bring non-perishable
food items for Barnabas to help ACT "
Against Hunger. There will also be a'
"Leg Lamp Raffle."' ."
JOY to the Children
Joy to the Children hosts an annual
Christmas Day celebration for some of
Nassau County's children' and their fam-
ilies. To give of your-time or money.
e-mail email@example.com or visit
www.joytothechildren.org. Like the
Facebook page at www facebook.com0/'
events include gift transport Dec. 16.
Meet at A1A Storage. Orientation is at 9
a.r. Dec. 17, with gift-wrapping at 10
a.m. at Yulee High School. '
Holiday helpersThe Adopt an Angel
program at Quality Health invites com-,'
munity members and businesses to pro-
vide gifts for the residents. Contact
Erika Woolard at 261-0771 for a wish'list.
Deliver gifts to the facility by Dec. 16.
Gracie's Kitchen of the Yulee Inter-
faith Dinner Network will serve Christ-
mas dinner on Dep. 20 from 5-7p.m. To
donate, volunteer or for information, call
556-2496. To learn about the Coalition
for the Homeless of Nassau County, visit
The Council on Aging of Nassau
offers a Santa and Mrs. Claus phoned call
program. For $10'get a flyer and fill out
the child's name and phone number,
time windows for a call, etc., and they
Fernandina Little Theatre presents
"The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," the
classic holiday comedy by Barbara
Robinson. When the usual director of
the church Christmas pageant is injured,
,Mrs. Bradley steps in to help out and
finds the task made even more challeng-,
ing by the participation of the exuberant
and' feisty Herdmann kids all six of
them! Performances are Dec. 15, 16 and
17 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 18 at 2:30 p.ri. at
FLT, 1014 Beech St. Tickets are $12.50-
$14.and available at the door and in
advance at The UPS Store in the Publix
The beginning drama students at
West Nassau High School will perform
"The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" by
Barbala Robinson on Dec. 15 at6:30
p.m.. 1 Warrior Drive, Callahan. Tickets
are $3 at the door Children welcome.
Santa Paws photos
Bring your furry friends to have their
picture taken with Santa asCats Angels
sponsors pictures- with Santa "Paws" at /
PetSmart in St. Johns Town Center Dec.
17 and IS orp 11 a m.-4 p.m. The
framed photos you purchase will benefit
the Cats Angels Spay/Neuter Program.
S The Ritz-Cai lion, Arrielia Island pres-
ents Santa's Stor-ybook Tea Dec. 17 at
noon in it. Seasd,- Room.with a fireside ;"
holiday storybook read by Santa, and
afternoon tea. 845 per person, ages 5 and
up Call 277-1100
The Florida Ballet will present "The
Nulcrackeri" at The Florida Theatre on
Dec: 16 at 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 17 at 2:30 and
'will try three times to reach the child.
No promises will be.mAde, but they will
-do their best to make sure the child has
a Merry Christmas. Flyers are available
at the COA, in the community and
online at www.coanassau.com.
Proceeds go toward building and
The Community OutReach Commit-
tee is collecting items for the Homeless
Shelter at the First Assembly of God'
Church, located off 14th Street. The
church offers a warm place to sleep for
those in need when it is extremely cold.'
Needed are personal hygiene items and
twin bedding. Drop off donations at 910.
South 14th St., or the committee can
bring a bin by your office. Deadline is
Holiday helpersNew, unwrapped toys
for the Toys for Tots program for needy
Nassau County children may be
dropped off at American Legion Post 54,
626 S. Third St., seven days a week, 10
a.m.-9 p.m. Contact Marge Brewer at
415-1893. No stuffed animals, please.
A1A Stow-A-Way Storage and Truck
Rental is an authorized drop-off center
for Toys for Tots. Donate new, unwrap-
ped toys through Dec. 23 at 463915 SR
200 in Yulee, just west of Sonic and the
carwash. Open Monday-Saturday, 8:3Q
a.m.-5:30 p.m. Call 225-1940.
7:30 p.m. and Dec. 18,at 3 p.m. Call the
te.i;a-i box offi,:-. 12. Eas; Forsyth St.,
Jac ksonville. 1941 35'5-2787 Tickeri are
$18.50-24.50 for adults and $15.50-$18.50
for students and seniors.
* Thanks to the Florida House Inn, St.
,Michael Academy'will host a Breakfast
with Santa on Dec 17 from 9:30-11 a.m.
,Tickets are $25, which admits a parent
and child. Enjoy breakfast, story telling
with Mrs. Claus, pictures with Santa,.'
crafts and music. A limited number of "
tickets are still available in the school
office, 321-2102:. .
Enjoy a Winter Wonderland' Carnival
Dec. 17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Atlan-
tic Recreation Center, with games, crafts,',
tasty treats, face painting, hay rides and
an appearance'by Santa Claus. Game and
refreshment tickets are 25 cents each.
Contact Jay firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Kinderstudios Company Dancers'
will present a Christmas Spectacular
Dec. 18 at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia,
Island. Doors open at 5 p.m. Show starts
at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. Email
The Purr-fect Cats of Cats Angels are
together again in a calendar for 2012 and
one of Cats Angels "model" kitties is fea-
Atured'each month. The .alern'iarkitttles'io
ale' hoping you purchase one or more at'
$10 each. They make great gifts or
stocking stuffers for cat lovers. The cal-
endars are on sale at the Cats Angels
Thrift Store/Adoption'Center, 709 S.
Eighth Si, and the Fernandina branch'
library. All proceeds support the Cats
Angels Spay/Neuter Program.
The Nassau County Volunteer
Center's 22nd aiinual Holiday "Adopt-a-
Family" program seeks donations of gift
certificates, clothing or toys to a family
(large or small);,-asenior or fi-,ster child
to brighten their holiday season..All
have been screened by local' social serv-
ice agencies. Call the Nassau County.
Volunteer Center at 261-2771, email .
email@example.com or visit 1303 Jasmine.
St., Suite.104A, Fernandina Beach.
Kitty Wish Tree
The Kitty Wish Tree at Cats Angels
is filled with Angel Wish Cards from
cat food, spay/neuters and toys to an
adoption. 'An Angel Wish Card is a pice
gift to donate in someone's name. Cats
Angels, 709 S. Eighth St., is open
Monday-Saturday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Check ott the Christmas Shop for bar-
gains on cards, decorations and gifts.
Cats Angels is a 5013(c) charity.
Holiday helpersDayspring Village,,
Inc., a state licensed limited mental
health assisted living facility in Bou-
logne serving adults with schizophrenia
and schizo-affective disorders, has a
Secret Santa program. Email Denise
Cumbus at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call (904) 845-7501 to learn the
Christmas wishes of a resident, giving
baked goods or to schedule a time to
share your musical talents.
Memorial United Methodist Church,
&01 Centre St., presents "The Best
Christmas Pageant Ever" at 6:15 p.m.
today in Maxwell Hall, performed, by the' .
Fernandina Beach Middle School drama
The community is invited to share in
Advent Communion Services today and
Dec. 21 at noon in the sanctuary of First
Presbyterian Church, 9 N. Sixth St.
For His Glory Community Outreach
Ministries, along with other local
churches; will host the second Annual
"Community Unity'Holiday Meal" Dec.
18 from 3-6 p.m. at the MLK Recreation
Center, 1200 Elm St. The C.G. Skinner
Male Chorus from the Twin Peaks
Missionary Baptist Church and the
Divine War'rior Mime Dance Ministry
will join the event, which is free to all.
For information contact Evangelist Lois
Cook at (904) 624-3501.
Memorial United Methodist Church,
' 61 Centre St., presents I Hear the
Prophet Callin' on Dec. 18 at 8:30 and 11
a.m., a Christmas cantata by the
Chancel Choir and instrumentalists.
First Presbyterian Church, 9 N. Sixth
St., will hold Christmas Eve services at
5:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. Dec. 24 in the san-
ctuary. Families are invited to attend the
5:30 p.m. service with children dressed
in nativity costumes to participate in the
retelling of the story. At 11 p.m. the
community is invited to a Candlelight'
Communion Service. Christmas Day
there will be one worship service at 10
a.m. in the sanctuary. Call 261-3837.
Join Living Waters World Outreach
Center Dec. 24 with services at 4:30-6
p.m. and 6:30-8 p.m. and an encouraging
message honoring the coming of the
Savior of the world. There will not be a
service Christmas morning.
Memorial United Methodist Church,
601 Centre St., will hold Christmas Eve
services at 4, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 24.
A Blessing of the Toys and Carol Sing
will be held Christmas Day at 10 a.m.
Kids are invited to wear their pajamas. A
New Year's Day service will be held Jan.
1 at 10 a.m. in Maxwell Hall.
Hi! My name is Kenny. I
am a male yellow Labrador
mix puppy. I am approximate-
ly one year old and weigh 43
pounds. I am up-to-date on my
boosters and am heartworm
negative. I came in as a stray
but someone must have loved
me at one time because I am
healthy and have a clean coat.
Being a puppy I still like to
play and have funm I get along
with everyone including my
roommates here at the shel-
ter..Just not sure about cats
yet but I am willing to try. My
Christmas wish is for some-
one to make me a part of their
family. Please come see me
for yourself at the Nassau
County Animal Services,
86078 License Road, Yulee,
491-7440, open Tuesday
through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4
p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m. to 3:30
p.m. and closed Sundays and
Mikey and Pumpkin are ,
orange tabby male kittens
looking for their forever home .
this Christmas. They are .,
brothers and sweet boys who:
are explorers but also like to
be held and cuddled See our
cats and kittens waiting for
adoption at is open Monday-Saturday, 11
www.catsangels.com or call a.m.-'5 p.m. There is still time
321-2267 to meet with'an to have pictures with Santa
adoptionn volunteer. Paws. Bring your furry '
The kitties are counting on friends to visit us at Petsmart
you to help make their wishes in St. Johns Town Center on.
come true. Please visit the Saturday and Stinday from 11
Cats Angels Thrift Shop arid a.m.-4'p.m.
choose a card, from the Kitty Since the beginning of
Wish Tree with avariety'of Decemnber..63 cats, kittens
wishes from cat care and and dogs were spayed/neu-
cleaning supplies to yaccina- tered ard vaccinated with'
tions A donation in a friend's help from Cats Angels. If you
name makes a thoughtful haveahnimals in your care,-,
present. While at the Thrift have them spayed or neutered
Store, stock up on your holi- there are too many home-
day needs at great prices. less animals already. Call' 321-
Cats Angels, 709 S. Eighth St., 2267 or visit
NASSAU HUMANE SOCIETY
[ -.:.I I .- . a;
. '- Delyl kh.is rtin lfe
who's a favorite of our staff!
She was found as a stray but
had already been spayed, so
she may have had a home
before she came to us. She
has a misformed front leg that
appears to be a. birth defect,'
but it'doesn't bother her it
just gives her character! She.
walks fine on her leash and
even trots if you'd like her to.
She's a happy sweetheart who
likes people and other dogs
and would do fine in a family
home. Won't you give her a
home for the holidays and
Grinch is an older gentle-
man, about 9 or so, who we
believe was found as a stray.,
He's nothing like the charac-
ter you've heard about our
Grinchjs a big, lovable gray
and white Domestic Medium
Hair mix with.a wonderful
per inaliry ,He'ta .a'E ty t cari,?
for'add appreciates being pet-
ted and loved.TlhisiiGrinch ;
'won't steal Christmas, he'll
steal your heart! Please come
see him, and ask about our ,
Seniors for Seniors program -
reduced adoption rates for
senior citizens adopting senior
pets. See videos of our adopt-
able dogs and cats at
We know the perfect gift
for animal lovers on your.
Christmas list a donation in
their name to the Nassau
Humane Society to help
'homeless animals. There's
nothing to wrap'and anyone
;who receives notification of a
gift in their name is sure to
feel warm and fuzzy inside.
You will too! Call 491-1511 or
corn and click on "donate" at
.the top of the page. Thank
' This is Handsome a well-
mannered cat of about 2 years
old. He is extremely soft and
loves the company of other
cats. Handsome does well
with dogs, and his favorite
pastime is chasing the
sparkle balls across the cat-
tery floor. Handsome was
recently fostered in a home
for two weeks and did won-
derfully. He loves the taste of and pets are welcome to have
Fancy Feast Turkey and their picture made with the
Giblets, and enjoys a cat gree- big jolly guy himself and his
nife every'now and again. "Decked- Out Halls, Harley,
Handsome would love to be in Davidson." A donation of$5 or
a home before the end of the pet food will ensure our shel-
holiday season. To adopt ter pets have a Christmas holi-
Handsome or any of his day feast. Punch and cookies
friends at RAIN Humane will be served for photo
Society, please contact us at guests and shoppers. The
(904) 879-5861 or visit rainhu- resale store is located in the
manespcaorgfor an adoption Harris Teeter Shopping
application. Center and open Wednesday-
RAIN will host Santa pic- Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. There
tures Dec. 17 at the Paws- will be a conventional decorat-
Ability Resale Store from 10 ed Santa chair for pictures as
a.m.-2 p.m. All adults, children well your choice of setting.
Lucy is a small, 7-pound, &8-month-
old black chihuahua mix who loves
life, people, dogs and cats. She would
make a great addition to any home!
Save the Animals Rescue Society
does not run a shelter. Animals are fos-
tered by STARS members until a suit-'
able and caring home is found. STARS
needs foster homes in order to rescue
more animals and increase adoptions.
If you are interested in adopting a
STARS dog, please visit our website at
www.starsofamelia.org and fill out an
adoption application. Thank you.
NASSAU COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES
WEDNESDAY. December 14,2011 AROUND TOWN News-Leader
The Friends of the Fer-
nandina Beach Library's
,Annual Literary Luncheon will
take place Jan. 13:at noon in
the Heron Room at Omni
Amelia Island Plantation
Resort, 6800 First Coast
Hwy. Guest speaker will be
Lu Vickers, author of Cy-
press Gardens, America's
Tropical Wonderland: How
Dick Pope Invented Florida,
which won the 2011 Bronze
Medal for Florida Non-
Vickers will share her
motivations for writing this
book and her research. on
Pope's creation, the rich his-
tory of the landmark attrac-
tion and its decline following
the, construction of Walt
Disney World and its outlook
for the future as part of
'Tickets are $35 for FOL
members, and $45 for non-
members and are available,
at the Fernandina Beach
library. A vegetarian lunch
must be' reserved in advan-
ce. After the luncheon, auto-.
graphed books will be avail-,
able. For information e-mail
Fernandina LibFriends@ .
gmail.com.or visit www.nas-
saureads.corn and click on
Friends of the Library.
The North Florida Chapter
of the NAMES Project is pro-
viding two panels of the AIDS
Memorial Quilt for viewing
through Dec. 30 at Baptist
Medical Center Nassau,
1250 South 18th St., -
Fernandina Beach. The quilt,
founded in 1987 as a I
poignant memorial, is a pow-
erful tool for use in prevent-
ing.new HIV infections, and
the largest ongoing commu-
nity arts project in the world.
The Martiniluther King-Jr.
will be held on Jan. 14 at 9
a.m. at.Burns Hallof St.
Peter's Episcopal Church,
presented by the Nassau
County NAACP. Donations -
are.$20. Tickets are available,
now from any member. For
information contact Arva
Butler at 277-1256 or .
Johnel.Preliou at 261-9361
The Amelia islandd
Genealogical Society will,
offer its annual Beginner
Genealogy Course starting
Jan. 14 from 9:30 a.m.-noon
at the Fernandina Beach
"Community Room, 1525..:
,Lime St., and running five
through Feb. 11. Topics
include Introduction to Family
History; Searching Census
and Vital Records; Church
and Cemetery Records;
Newspapers and Digital .
Research; Libraries and
Archives; Organization and
Choosing Software; Military
Records; and Immigration
and Emigration. In addition,
participants will have the
opportunity for individual'
research time with a mentor.
Cost is $30 per person or
$45 per couple both :;
include a one-year AIGS
membership or $10 for
AIGS members. Sign up at
any Nassau Courty library or
contact Marie Santry at 321-
3460 or mcsantry@com-
Genealogy group meet-
ings are held at Yulee United
Methodist Church, 86003
* Christian Way, Yulee, the
second and fourth Wednes-
day of each month from 9-11
a.m. New members are wel-
come. Call 225-5381 or
SPaulette Murrin at 548-9752
SThe public is invited to
play bingo every Thursday
night at American Legion
Post 54, 626 S. Third St., in
the large smoke-free meeting
hall. Doors open at 6 p.m.
and Early Bird Games start
at -10. p.m., with regular
11ly beginning promptly at
SThe bingo session is nine
games for $20, with multiple
ackpots being paid out.
t Refreshments are available.
For questions email
Proceeds go back into pro-
grams sponsored by the
American Legion. The sec-
ond week of each month
/ through February, all net pro-
ceeds will be donated to the
Special Olympics track and
field events in Nassau
The Maritime Museum of
Amelia Island hosts a pro-
gram on a current topic every
Friday at 5 p.m. The pro-
grams are jointly sponsored
by the museum and Amelia
Research and Recovery,
LLC, the Amelia-based com-
pany that searches for and
recovers sunken treasure
from Spanish Galleons. The
museum is located at 1335
S. Eighth St. No reservations
are needed. Call (904) 838-
6688 or (904) 838-6619.
The Men's Newcomers
.Club of Amelia Island will
hold its lunch-meeting Dec.
15 at 11:30 a.m..at the
Fernandina Beach Golf Club.
Speaker Peter Johnson of
the Amelia Island Association
board qf directors will define
the purpose of the associa-
tion and discuss current
issues,and opportunities it is
.. Tickets are $17 at.the
door. All men, whether new
to the area or longtime
Nassau County residents,
are welcome to attend and
join the club. Visit www.men-
tia Support Group for Nassau
County meets the third
Thursday of each month
from 1-2 p.m. at the Council .
on Aging, 1367 South,l:8th '
St. The next meeting is Dec.
15. It is open to the publi6:c
and anyone with an interest.
is invited to attend. For infor-
mation call Ann Smith, RN, at
The Amelia Island
Museum of History invites
the public to its next.3rd
Friday on 3rd Street presen-
tation Dec 16 at 6 p m., with
Fred Giltmier discussing the
history of the Seminoles.
Born out of the wreckage of
and escaped African slaves,
the Seminoles have a long,'
iand rich history in Florida.
Discover their colorful history
and culture, and how the
tribe ties into Florida becom-
ing part of the United States.
This program is free for
museum members with a $5
for non-members; Contact
Alex at 261,7378, ext. 102.
A silent auction will be
held Dec., 17 at the Woman's.
Club of Fernandina to raise
funds for the Kelly Mixon
Foundation, created by Julie
Bargeron in memory of her
sop, SPC Kelly Mixon. 23, of
Fernandina Beach who was
killed in action in Afghanistan,
on' Dec. 8, 2010.
The foundation sponsors
two scholarships one for
culinary studies and the other
to sponsor a youth who
wants to try out for drum
corps. It also supports
deployed soldiers in need of
packages, support and
and organizations are invited
to donate items for the auc-
tion and to come bid during,
For information contact',
Bargeron at (904) 468-0733.
Seventh Street Gallery
invites you to a holiday
reception for expressionist
artist Paul Massing. The
show features a stunning .
suite of his newest work,
which is signature Massing:
rich in color, vibrant with
energy and elegant in spirit.
Join them in downtown
Fernandina Beach at 14 S.
Seventh St. on Dec. 17 from
4-7 p.m. For questions, direc-
tions or to set up an alternate
viewing time, call 432-8330.
Join fellow car enthusiasts
for coffee and conversation
on Dec. 17 from 9-11 a.m. at
Starbucks, 1460 Sadler
Road. For information con-
tact Harveyat 583-8649.
'The Men's and Ladies
Auxiliaries of VFW Post
4351, located under the
Shave Bridge, will host an
oyster roast Dec. 17 starting
at 1 p.m. "Wings & Things"
will be available for those
who are "oysterphobic." A
$10 donation supports VFW
Auxiliary Youth & Community
programs. For information
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Friday, April 1
HOME & GARDEN BRIEFS
John, Gayle and Jeremy
Moorer of Plant City Herb
Plants have joined the
Fernandian Farmers Market
as a new vendor that will be at
the market on the first and
third Saturdays of the month.
The Moorers moved to
Florida in 2000 to join in busi-
ness with family members
who had sold herbs to major
grocery stores. Greenhouse
grown, the plants that will be
available at the market.
include the most popular culi-
nary herbs such as basil,
rosemary, mint, thyme,
oregano, parsley, chives, dill,
cilantro, cilantro (a Mexican
coriander) and catnip. During
the holidays, sage will be
available as welL
Also at the market Dec. 17
will be Deep Roots Meat, An-
Believable Egg Rolls, Olive
My Pickle, Gabriela's
Tamales, Clean Ridge soaps,
Cohen's Pecans, and
Minorcan Datil Pepper.
The market will be open
regular hours on Christmas .
Eve and New Year's Eve, Dec.
To sign up for the E-Mail
Newsletter, go to www.fernan-
Farmers Market is open
every Saturday from,9 a.m.-1
p.m. at Seventh and Centre
streets with farm-fresh pro-
duce as well as a variety of
organic products and special'
ty foods as well ais specialty
The Terpsichorean Dance
Club will hold a members'
dance on Dec. 31 from 8:30
p.m.-12:30 a.m. at Walkers
Landing at Omni Amelia
Island Plantation. Enjoy
music by The Roadies of
Waycross, Ga. Bring your
own bottle, with heavy hors
d'oeuvres and soft drinks pro-
vided along with champagne
for a midnight toast' to wel-
come the New Year. Dress is.
coat and tiefor men and
evening dress for women.
Guests, may attend'for a tem-
porary mLetmbbb-i hip l'et- ,, :
$100 per couple in advance or
$125 at the dooi. RSVP to 583-
2785 and leave your name and,
The McArJ'hur Family
YMCA will offer The Chill
Factor winter day camp Dec.
19-23 and Dec. 27-30, to stir ,
.up the imagination and have
fun ih a safe and nurturing
environment Sign upfor any
number ofdays Memibers
and non-meibers welcome.
Free registration and details
at the Y, 1915 Citrona Drive.
Call 261-1080. Visit www.first-
Children ages 4-10 will.
enjoy making winter-themed ,'
crafts and holiday gifts Dec.
20-22 from 9 a.m.-noon each
day at thd Amelia Arts
Academy. Call 277-1225. '
Sherlock Holmesis com-
,,.- :.. -. .,
John, Gayle and Jeremy Moorer of Plant City Herb
Plants have joined the Fernandian Farmers Market as a.
new vendor. The market-will be open regular hours on
Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, Dec. 24 and 31.
tropical plants'and garden
.flowers. No pets, please. Call
(904) 491-4872 or visit www.
m. Visit www.ameliagarden.
corn for information about the
2012 Amelia Island Garden
Show on March 3 and 4.
Wild Amelia Nature
Festival has volunteered to'
clean up a stretch of A1A
between Peters Point and
Saldler Road in Fernandina
Beach on Dec. 18. Anyone
who can help, the volunteers
,can certainly use the help.
Start time is 8 a.m. in the
.'Peters Point parking lot. If
you are interested email
meet the group there.
On Jan. 11 from 10-11 a.m.,
Horticulture Agent Rebecca
Jordi will conduct a class on
growing and maintaining cit-
rus plants, at the Yulee
Extension office, 86026 Pages
Dairy Road. The class will
include hands-on instruction
pruning the lemon and orange
trees at the office. Free andl
open to the public. Visit
http://naIssau ifas.ul edu/,'hor
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matters.html, or call (904)
879-1019 or 491-7340.
A Crash Course in North
Florida Gardening by Rebecca
L. Jordi, County Extension
Agent, is a two-day seminar
covering topics on proper
landscape practices and plants
for Northeast Florida on Jan.
21 and 28, from 9 am until
noon at the Yulee Extension
office. Registration and pay-
ment of $50 per person/$75
per couple must be completed
by Jan. 13. Make checks to
Nassau County Extension.
For information see nassau.
hcourse.html or call (904)
879-1019 or 491-7340.,
The Wild Amelia Nature,
'Festival's 2012 Nature
Photography Calendar con-
taining variety of exquisite
images from the 2011 Wild
Amelia Nature Photography
Contest is riow available at
First Federal Savings Bank of
Florida (1500 Sadler Road and
Chester Road and A1A in
Yulee); the Atlantic Avenue
Recreation Center (2500
Atlandtic Ave.), Y.B; Green (4
N. Second.St.); and Kayak
Amelia, south of the island on
A1AL Thelimited edition cal-
endar is a $12 donation, $10
for members of the Wild
Amelia Nature Festival. For
more infor nation. visit
NEW YEAR'S CELEBRATIONS
phone number or e-mail
'The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia
Island is featuring a Mad
Scientist themed evening .
Dec.. 31 for children five
through 12. including a dinner
buffet, games and a two-hour
interactive show by the Mad
Scientist. Cost is $125 inclu-
sive and reservations are
required. Call 277-1100.
A New Year's Eve Black &
White Masquerade Ball.i*.,
Dec. 31 :fromi9:p.m.-l:aun.iat,
The Ritz-Carlton Grand
Ballroom, an evening of glam-
our and style reminiscent of
ing to town in January and
'kids ages 4,10 need to get
ready. Join the Amelia Arts
Academy Dec. 28 and 29,
a.m., to learn how to solve
mysteries and the tricks of
being a super-sleuth, such as,
writing in invisible ink and
'more Call --7-1-22
SOLUTION DEC. 7
NEE E FT HY N
Tr umnan Capote's infamous ,Beach Park at 10 a.m. Parti-
Black and White Ball of 1966. cipants Will walk'to Peters
Enjoy lavish food, live music, Point, approximately 2.5
dancing, open bar and fire- miles. A picnic lunch will be
works. Black and white attire served after the walk with the
is encouraged. Masks will be customary New Year's black-
provided and guests are wel- eye peas and greens for good
come to bring their own. luck. Bring gloves, plastic
Must be 21 or older and pro- bags for trash, water and sun-
vide valid ID at registration. screen.
$185 per adult, including gra- Please RSVP so organizers
tuity. Call 277-1100 for reser- can plan the picnic Email
vations. Karen Miller, Nassau County
Sierra Club Outings Leader
-BeaChWalk coordinator at
Join the Nassau County karen penpal.miller@'gmail co
Sierra Club on New Year's m. Leave your name and
Day for a Beach.Walk and .',,,, .phone number in case of can-
.I ,Clean ,Upi:Meetat Slider's : -ceUasion due to weather
1. Movie "Flowers in
6. down,'as in
9. Follows "flip"
13. "Little Huse on
the Prairie" char-
14. University of
15. Queen's head-
16. Sacrificial spot
17. Tasseled hat
18. Court order, e.g.
19. Stop serving
21. *It has 7 or 9
23. 'Giant thrower
24. Used in floats
28. Talk like a drunk
30. School of hard
35. Paleozoic and
37. *Coniferous tradi-
39. Trinity or triad
41. Keep yours to
43. Tel __ Israel
44. Lighted helper
46..Toy building block
47. "*It's wonderful in
48. It like
such a good
50. *It's red on a
52. Short for Leonard
55. Aaron Rodgers,
as opposed to
57. *Tiny Tim creator
61. Eyesight abnor-
69. "She __ sea
70. It's on your face?
71. Pro move
72." and hearty"
74. Mandarin's head-
1. Pie ___ mode
2. Bath powder
3. *"The Nutcracker"
5. *"White Christmas"
and "Silent Night,"
6. Magic dragon
7. *"...I heard him
drove out of
9. Dog name
10. Batman's cave,
11. Black and white
12. Beaten by walk-
15. Dweller without,
20. Pigsty contents
22. Member of the
25. *Central to nativi-
26. __ from the
31. Type of test
32. Law, but not crim-
33. Chef Ramsay's
34. *Number of
36. Give certain
42. Like water with
49. Loud noise
51. *He'll be back
again some day
56. Verdi's opus
58. Worth a million
59. Jailbird's home
60. Curly-leafed cab-
61. Magician, in the
62. Allah's cleric
66. Big head
68. Precedes senator
4 9 5
36 25 8
5 2 -37
64 1 5-
7 49 23
3 8 4
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14,2011
To PLACE AN AD, CALL (904) 261-3696. CLASSIED DEADLINE FOR THE FRIDAY ISSUE WEDNESDAY AT 5 P.M.
100 ANNOUNCEMENTS 204 Work Wanted 403 Financal-Home/Property 606 PnotoEquipmnent&Sales 619 Busrness Equipment 800 REAL ESTATE 813 Investment Property 858 Condos-Unfurnished
LO 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-Furnshed
102 Lost & Found 206 Child Care 500 FARM & ANIMAL 608 Produce 62L Garder.,Lavri Equipment 802 Mob.le Home- 815 Kingsland/St. Marys 860 Homes-LIr.uri.shed
103 In Memoriam 207 Business Opportuniry 501 Equipment 609 Appliances 622 PlantsSeeas,'Feralizer P03 rloolie Home Lots 816 Camden County 861 Vacation Rentals
104 Personals 300 EDUCATION 502 Livestock & Supplies 610 Air Conditrioners/Heaters 623 SwapfTrade 804 Amelia Island Homes 817 DOrer Areas 862 Bed & Breakfat
105 Public Notice 301 Schools & Insrruction 503 Pets/Supplies 611 Home Furnshings 624 Wanted to Buy 805 Beaches 850 RENTALS 863 Office
106 Happy Card 302 Dret/Exercise 504 Services 612 Muscial Instruments 625 Free items 806 Waterfront 851 Roommate Wanted 864 Conmercial/Recall
107 Specal Occasion 303 Hobbies/Crafts 600 MERCHANDISE 613 Television-Radio Stereo 700 RECREATION 807 Corndormn;mus 852 Mobile Homes 86901 TWarehouse
108 Gift Shops 305 Tutoring 601 garage Sales 614 Jewelry/Watches 701 Boats & Trailers 80 Off island/,fulee 853 Mobile Home Lots 901 Automobiles
200 EMPLOYMENT 306 Lessons/Classes 602 Art.cles for Sale 615 Building Marenals 702 Boat Supples/Dockage 809 Lots 854 Room 902 T0ucks
201 Help Wanted 400 FINANCIAL 603 Miscellaneous 616 Storage/Warehouses '03 Sports Equipme.nt Sales 8L0 Farm s & Acreage 855 Apartrrments-Furnished 903 Vans
202 Sales-Business 401 Mortgage Bought/Sold 604 Bicycles 617 Machinery-Tools-Equip. 704' Recreation Vehicles 811 CnCmmercial/Retail 856 Apartment.-Unfurn. 9041 Motorc-,.clE.s
203 Hotel/Restaurant 402 Stocks & Bonds 605 Computers-Supplies 618 Auctions 705 Computers & Supplies 812 Propert, Exchange 857 Condos-Furnished 905 Commercial
THE NEWS-LEADER SERVICE DIRECTORY Is LOCATED BELOW ,
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STOLEN OR LOST Shindiawa blower,
Nassauville area. Small reward, about
information if you know about. (904)
If You Have Lost Your Pet please
check the Nassau Humane Society
facility located at 671 Airport Rd. next
to the airport (904)321-1647 & the
Nassau County ,Animal Shelter, 86078
License Rd. in Yulee next to the drivers
license building (904)491-7440 .
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ISLAND AUTO CARE, INC.
As the year closes, we would like to
take this time to wish you and yours a
very Merry Christmas and send our
hopes for a bright' and blessed New
As valued customers and suppliers, we
would like to thank you for your past
and present patronage and services.
We are also taking this time to
denounce that effective Friday,
Lec-cember 16, 2011, Island'Auto Care,
Inc., located 302 South 8t~'Street, will
To assure that you maintain the same
level of service and pricing, I welcome
you. to solicit other suppliers for your
automotive needs. Services or repairs.
received during; the 'period 'of Island
Auto Care; Inc.'s Napa Car Care Center
-status will remain under warranty and
honored at any official Napa Car Care
Center by presentation of receipt. -
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Holiday fun at WinterFEST!
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All Real Estate Advertised
Herein is subject to the Federal
Fair Housing Act, which makes It
Ildgal to advertise any prefer-
ence, limitation, or discrimination
based on race, color, religion, sex,
handicap, familial status 'or
national origin, or the Intention to
make any such preference,
limitation or discrimination..
The News-Leader will not
kno.iingly accept any advertising
for real estate which is in'violation
of the law. All persons are hereby
informed that all dwellings
advertised are available on an
equal opportunity basis.
If you believe that you may have
been discriminated against in
connection with the Sale, rental or
financing of housing, call the
United. States .Department of
Housing and Urban Development
HUD 1(800)669-9777, or for
the hearing impaired 1(800)927-
107 Special Occasion
ISLAND TREASURES End of the
Year Sale now thru 12/18.
Cookbooks, glassware, kitchenware
50% ,off. 30%. off all smalls. Vendor's
items & books excluded. 1104 S.'8th
201. Help Wanted
SHUTTLE DRIVERS WANTED M.u-t
be island resident. Nights & weekends.'
Must be flexible. Clean MVR. Call (904)
RESIDENTIAL ASSISTANT -
Weekend Shift 16 hours per week.
Apply ih, person at, 941510 Old
Na.sau..-ille Ra., FB 32034. Phone
BUSY MEDICAL PRACTICE 'in
Ferrarn iria Beach .:E clir. a full time
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OUR ST. MARY'S, GA DENTAL TEAM'
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skilled dental receptionist/Insurance
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Candidates should have an upbeat
personality an strong organizational
ability. Strong listening and
communication skills are essential. If
you are mature, health-centered In
your life-style, personally stable; a
hard worker, and committed to
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You, may email your resume to
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Apply at: www.dsisecurity.com
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with extreme -attention to quality
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experience. Applications can be
obtained at Fleet & Family Service
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601 Garage Sales
ONLY 9 DAYS LEFT BEFORE
CHRISTMAS!! Lots of Christmas gift
items, many greatly reduced/lots more
items' on sale Friday 16th: 2pm to
6pm, Saturday 17th: 12n to 4pm.
Don't Miss This sale! Inside AAAA
Storage Bldg by Staples Fernandlna
ESTATE GARAGE SALE 12/16, 8am
- ipm & 12/17, 8am-2pm. 1513 Field
St., Amelia Parik. Antiques, books,
household items, furniture, Ch.ristmas
CALVIN KLEIN RUG 7'9" x 10'10".
Highest quality 100% New Zealand
wool yarns. Excellent condition, w/pad
backing. Sold for '$1849. Asking $550.
Call to see, 753-4077.
NEW PECANS Shelled 1 lb. bag. Call
PINE STRAW Convenient on island -
Sadlbr, Road Premium Long Leaf
$3.50 per bale. 261-8883
CANNONDALE. F400 Nearly new
condition. $760 new. Asking $375. Call
HEAT/COOL Wnrraoe unit & ice ma-
chines, used all sizes w/warr. Repairs
to central & window AC's, refrigerators
& freezers. Kish's (904)225-9717.
TRAILER FOR SALE 1979 Skylir.i
12x61, 2BR/1BA, very good condition.
Have title & ready ,to move. $5;000.
Visit www.OceanfrontAmelia.com for a
complete list, or call- Bob Gedeorn at
Oceanfront Realty (.r-t.,61 *' "
WATERFRONT ACRE AND A HALF -
cral Fine(904)26, 1-8950.n E a, 3B 1'L
CARTESIAN POINTE COMMUNITY Waterfront Homes & Lots Call
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Furniture, baby items, old .iuff.
FRI. 12/16 & SAT. 12/17 Sam.
12pm. Great last minute holiday
shopping, lots of new boutique items
:oll. L.tl.lei sp':n:,- tr eme DC'i T 1iUS
ThE'3E DEALS' 1401 S Flet.:ner behind
I 807 Condominiums
CONDO FOR SALE at Cottag-s at
Stoney C.reek, FerrarOria eB-a."r,.
Gated .:comrr urir, beautiful first r.oor
urnit, 2BF..'2BA. witrih garage f ..:-r
been occupied. 277.8769 or (,0X475-,..
RETAIL STORE-DOWNTOWN FB
1325 000 Cafe.Reduccd .145 i0 l,.,
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from $f9 s Lan..-9 a.:r..300i 00 c onr
SR 200 Call Phil ..' Arella Coat.Ial
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References in Summer Beach
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out how to put your
to -work for you!
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Color and Stamped Patios,
Driveways, Sidewalks, Slabs
Now aoing Regular Concrete
and &Samped Concrete
261-3565 REASONABLE ESTIMATES
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Patios Sidewalks & Starting at
Driveway Addks 1599
Licensed & Bonded (904) 237-7742
State Reg. Building Contractor
40 Years Experience
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Flowerbed, Garden and
Sod Prep $75 per 500 s.f.
Call today for your free estimate
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NEW & USED CARS
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852 Mobile Homes
RV RENTALS AVAILABLE in a
campground. Weekly or monthly. All
utilities & WiRi included. (904)225-
2BR/2BA MOBILE HOME $600/mo.
+ $400 deposit. Call (904)225-5344.
NICE 3BR/1.SBA SW $650.
Spacious 3BR/2BA $775. Water
included. Small pets OK. Yulee. CH&Air.
50x100 Lot. (904)501-5999.
3BR/2BA DWMH on 1 acre. SerVice
animals only. Available 12/17/11.
$750/mo. + $750 dep. (904)225-8627'
854 Rooms |
FULLY FURNISHED Cable, kitchen &
laundry privileges. Yulee' area. Call
Glenn for details (904)548-9707.
1BR/1BA APT. furnished, small but
cute, cozy & quiet. Good location, good
neighborhood, located in Nassauvllle
behind store. $700/mo. + $350 sec.
dep. DirecTV, A/C, water, all utilities
included. Ref's required. 206-3241,
AT BEACH Eff. $145 wk. 1BR incl
cable & all utils, $225 wk/$950 mo. +
dep. ALSO 2&3BR SWMH, starting
$175 wk/$695 mo. + dep. 261-5034
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RUSTIC 2BR APT. 326 S. 9th St.
$600/mo. + security deposit + utilities.
3BR/2BA top floor of duplex. I block
from ocean, deluxe appliances, large
deck, very nice. $1075/mo., lease plus
Reasonable. Private walkway to beach.
(904) 583-1675 or (772)828-6197.'
OCEANFRONT 2BR/1BA, CH&A,
terrazzo floors, patio, private beach
access. 270 S. Fletcher. Yearly lease.
$850/mo. + $950 dep. (904)556-5722
Affordable Living Rent based on
income for eligible seniors, handi-
capped or disabled persons. 1 & 2 bed-
rooms. Sandridge Apartments (904)
277-8722. Handicap Accessible
Apartments available. *Thls institution
is an equal opportunity provider, and
OCEAN VIEW Luxury 3BR/1BA, tile
floors throughout, W/D, upgraded
appliances. 927 N. Fletcher, upstairs.
$995/mo + dep. (904)386-1005
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121 (904) 277-2103 TDD 1-800-955-8771
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.eU00 HuIIIDA ACCLUImU OUU7 I7UYUIA AVALUIV IlUUHIIwti
EX-L Model. Leather, Sunroof,-Alloy Wheels, 74K, Loaded, Power Sunroof, JBL Synthesis .6,
Power Seats, Windows, Locks, and So Much Disc CD Player, 12 Speakers (360 Watt), Leather
More. Storm Gray Exterior with Charcoal Seats, Blizzard Pearl White Paint, Rear Lip
Leather. One Owner Clean and Maintained. Spoiler, VSC & TRAC Systems!
Don't Pass This Onie Up! l
CHRISTMAS SALE $16,500 CHRISTMAS SALE $15,950
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EDDI001 CHEVY IMPALA
LS Model. Excellent One Owner Impala.
Burgundy Exterior with Beige Leather Seating.
Full Power Suite Including. Windows, Doors,
Cruise arid Tilt. Alloy Wheels and Heated Seats.
Low Miles for the Model Year.
CHRISTMAS SALE $8,950
B004 VW NEW BEETLE GLS
55k, Turbo, Sunroof, Leather Seats, Power
Windows & Locks, Auto, A/C Monsoon CD
Stereo, Aluminum Wheels,. One Owner!
CHRISTMAS SALE $9,950
WE HAVE OVER 64 CARFAX.CERTIFIED,-SERVICED AND SAFETY
INSPECTED VEHICLES READY FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY!
1995 Hi-Top Dodge Van 2000 Chevrolet 510 Reg Cab PU
1998 Chrysler Sebring Convertible 1994 Ford Ranger Reg Cab PU
1996 Toyota Camry 1997 Ford F250 Reg Cab
1998 Dodge Caravan
Your choice only S 1,950 CASH!
Chris In-ites Il
AZ H(is Frie &5 fs
CustomIvers to StOjV B11 w w r*nemoto -sIco
"Think I'll let that native land agent be my guide."
CURTISS H. LASSERRERLE T
3032 S. 8th St./A A. Fernandina Beach. FL 32035 904- 261-4066
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Island Lighthouse. 370+/- ft on Navigable built concrete block garage, 20x20, one large ,,U., E,!.u-;.. ,i .. : .... r ..' urougl.
side of Egan'sCreek and is one of the highest door. i.n,: i .i -.- 1,J.i -, C .. ., , r::.i floor
elevations on the east coast. Possible Ocean ... .- .1 *..... ..ii..:..J, ,:1 trail
views $1,095,000 $199,000 #47368 th. ..,l, i. -h ri ,., -1,.l i ..I i.:- c.i..
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kitchen, great room, and dining area. Kitchen
is equipped w/high-end appliances and coun-
ters must see to appreciate. Master bedroom
has larger doors and a walk-in, shower w/.
handicap access. Yard is fenced w/ fruit trees
and kennel area for'a large dog. The dock
used to have a floating platform.'No boat lift.
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2 B, DCieluite. ..'I i N i 1. .J: I.ii1 has been modified into 3 apartments. The
bedroom -design. Close to Fernandina, largest has a fireplace, hardwood'floors, eat in.
Jacksonville and St. Marys. Owner will con- kitchen and has been well maintained. Live in
side sellingfurniture. one unit and rent out the others or convert it
$119,500 #52131 back into a single family home. $395,000
Deepwater property with a short dock locat-
ed on Lanceford Creek. Beautiful view, close
to A1A, yet quiet and-secluded, there are two
mobile homes on the property but the value is
in the lot. $314,000 #56199
Scooner Landing is centrally located on the
Island, close to the beach, and shopping. this,
if for lot 20 & 21 together, Frontage is an
Estimate lot width to be determined.
WAVIING DISTANCE TO THE BEACH, 5 oversized lots off Robert Oliver in CAYMAN CIRCLE I Acre $99,000
Egan's Landing Subdivision, reduced to $85,000 each 113'x150' buy now build later! PRIVATE AND QUIET LOT IN THE GLEN LAUREL SUBDIVISION, Close to
WINTERBERRYAVENUEcornerlotjustdown theroadfromthe.boatramp $25,000 Shoppingareas, cnirally ocaed betweentheIsland and-95. FloodZone dermine
RACHAELAVENUE 75'x100'Iot$165,000 from Nassau GIS Map. Deed Restricuons on lo $65,000 MLS455145
PIRATES WOODLOT pprox 1 acre, DoublonTi $70,000 SCOONERa LANrNG is centrally loatedonthe island, closeito the beach,and shopping
N.1ifSTREET $60,000 f fr lot & 2 together, Frontage is an Estimate lot width to be determined
N. 15TH STREET $60,000 $95,000 MLS#55195
LOTS 42 AND 43 S. FLETCHER Oceanfront commercial lot. Zoning allows hotel LOCATED RIGHT BEFORE THE CORNER OF TARPON & SECOND this 50
use. Preliminary plans provide for 58S roo/stuits when combined with the adjoining x 100 ft lot is paced to sell. R-2 oning, on the wst side of the Costal Constucion
lots.$699,000 ach MLS#54044 and MLS54048 li. and Flood zne X.
L-7 ON FIRSTAVENUE Just N. of Asians $198,500 $96,000 MLS#54066
INTERSTATE 95 EXPOSURE AT US 17 GOOD ASSEMBLAGE POTENTIAL 15 CITY LOTS 3"' and Fr Stress Zon- MU-I and R2 Good for town-
for mediuu sized ie. Coner location with good access- 1850,000 hoim, duplie or dus.tnadl )25,000
OCEANFRONTHOTEE SITE 215'along h Atlantic Ocean. Pai show 56 room uites PRIME FRONTAGE ALONG US 17 jiust north of AA, High d-.elopmnt
Reduced to$2,297,000 rea in the hert of Yue 1195,000 Plansr an 11,00 s fS M.eal Complex
YULEE MINI WAREHOUSE Good oppoIunity to grow your own s stoirag facdaty on file R
.and/or add .w rcal /ofsa, 570' on US 17, ttal 3.5 ac+/- Warehoue on appro. 64 ACRES along Amalia .Iand Pa.kway for Ma .ser P.lannd DOveiopment
2 a $1, 575,000 ,
AMELIA LAKES CONDOS Living in
Paradise 1/1 ,and 2/2 deluxe condos
in gated, lakeside community with 24/7
fitness ctr, resort-style pool, ten-nis &
more! Lots of upgrades! Starting at
just $749/mo! Call Tammy for our
winter special at (904)415-6969 for a
AIP Golf Front, 2BR/2BA, ground
level. Renovated, granite counters, new
kit, assoc pool. Long or short term.
$1250/mo + utilities. 904-477-8763.
1858 Condos-Unfurnishedl 1 860 Homes-Unfurnished
LUXURY 3BR/2BA OCEANFRONT -
Summer Beach, ground fir, 2 pools,
gated comm. 1 yr lease. $1800/mo.
(912)253-4763 or (912)367-9804 eves
THE COLONY 2BR/2BA/2-car
garage. $950/mo. Pool & tennis courts.
Svc. animals only. No smoking. Call
HOUSE FOR RENT 416 S. 7th St.,
Fernandina. 2BR/2 full baths, fully fur-
nished, large yard. $900/mo. + utili-
ties. Available now. (904)206-1912
SUMMER BEACH VILLAGE Furn.
3BR/2BA, 2-car gar., gated, comm
pool, 5 mins/beach. Rental by day, wk,
mth, yr. (904)261-6204/206-0035
BEAUTIFUL HOUSE 3BR/2BA +
bonus room, in Lofton Pointe, garage,
fully furnished. $1300/mo. Call Ana
, PINEY ISLAND 4BR/3BA on seclud-
ed large waterfront lot. $1375/mo.
II 2BR/1BA 97460 Blackbeards Way'
(Pirates Wood subd.). .CH&A. $750/mo
S + $700 dep. Call (386)365-8543.
3BR/3BA WITH STUDY Partly furn-'
v r..-, Clubhouse with pool & tennis
court. .Off Amelia Copcourse. $1,450/
mo. Available 1/1. (904)729-0701.
3BR/2BA 1 block from ocean, 2-car
garage. $1100/mb. 2808 Ocean Sound
Dr. Call Carol Bab&r (904)261-5571.
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STONEYY DRIVE 3BRI2BA
condo at Stoney Creek. Gated.
community with pool.: 1,600 sq.
ft. 1 car garage 1.0,50imi.
Available I: I I I
NORTH HAMPTON CLUB
WAY 4BR/3BA home w/ com-
munity pool. 2,500 sq.ft. 3 car
garage. $1,595/mo. Available now.,
* FIRST AVENUE 3BR/2.5BA
townhome close to beach..2 car
garage. 1,600 sq.ft. $1,275/mo.
Available now. ,
* RIVERWOOD DRIVE --
4BRI'BA home, located in
i\,J.;d....lii.,Id Bluff. 2,200, sq.ft.
$1,350/mo. Available now.
* MOR1GAN'S WAY 3BR/2BA
home in Pirate's Woods. 1,400
sq.ft. 2 car garage. $1,050/mo.
*S. FLETCHER AVENUE -.
1BR/1BA loft apt. Ocean front.
No Pets. $750/mo. Available now.
*SAND HICKORY TRAIL -
3BR/2BA home located in
Hickory Village. 1,300 sq. ft.
Close to Yulee schools.
$1,025/mo. Available now.
*N. FLETCHER AVENUE -
2BR/1BA Downstairs duplex,
close walk to beach 900 sq. ft.
$810/mo incl. water & garbage.
808 SAN FERNANDO -, 2BR/1BA
house. 'CH/A, W/D, garage, fenced
yard. $950/mo. + $950 sec. dep. 261-
3158. Available now.
TOWNHOME 2168B First Avenue,
. built in .2009, 1750 sq. ft., 3BR/3.SBA,
double garage. (904)206-0238
Real Estate, Inc.
h2820 A First Avenue 2BR/I1.5SBA $875 a
month. +-utilities.. u t .'
"*2801 Elizabeth St., Ocean View, upstairs. of
duplex on Vorth Beach $950/mo. incl. water,
sewe' and garbage.
2500 A First Avenue 2BR/2BA with deh'or 3rd.
BR and I car garage $,1 00/mo. + utilities.
* 619S.14th Street 3B/ I BA $875/mo.n+ utities.
S3423 S. Fletcher Upstairs 2BR/IBA Furnished, -
Soceanview -some utilities included $1000/month.
Mariners Walk 3BRi2BA, 1,500 sq.ft near Rit
Carlton. Furnished or unfurnished. $1200/mo.
+ util. '
*2BR/IBA- furnished 1801 S. Fletcher Ave.
$1,650/mo. or 6mo. lease
* AFFORDABLE WEEKLY/ MONTHLY, 2BR/
IBA Ocean-view. 487 S. Fletcher. Across the
-1,, ir ;,-, r, : b : .. -I 11 ,.,rI , T . pl.,:r r, '
" .. = ,.rA 'Z" : C ie 2,..'&.s c.ii. : r.
, ,..J.U, b .rUilies.
1,iL 4 r sO. ., l.: .:r
* .. r.i: ,i I .Tur.,ii I,.',.4..: 'F :I c .,
Nursery. Office, greenhouse, shade houses with
a fenced, irrigated outside space for plants.
Excellent location with high visibility.
ing additional lot. Call for more info 261-4066
1307 CLINCH DR. 3BR/2BA, garage,
workshop, large party room, sec.
system, new carpet. $1095. Nick
Deohas Realty, Inc. (904)277-0006
3BR/2BA TOWNHOME FOR RENT! -
Close to beach, movies and Moon River
Pizza!! This spacious two story
contemporary three bedroom two bath
townhome includes pre-wired internet,
nook In loft and is pre-wired for a
security system! Only $999 a month!
Call (615) 383-9292 Ext. 221.
OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA Immaculate
home. Must see. No smoking. 426 N.
Fletcher Ave. Lawn care provided.
4BR/4.5BA LAKEFRONT HOME in
Oyster Bay. Open floor plan: Separate
living & dining area, gated
neighborhood. $1800/no. Call Tiffany
(904) 335-0583 for details.
EXECUTIVE HOME YULEE 3BR/3BA,
4000+ sq.ft. 1-floor, 2 car garage,
jacuzzi, no smoking, service pets only.
$1475/mo. Sec & Ref. 904-548-0195
1861 Vacation Rentals
SNOWBIRD SPECIAL Oceanview
3BR/2BA home. Owner's summer
home, so it has everything you need:
426 N.-Fletcher. $1500/mo. 261-4127
OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA and 2BR/1BA.
Call (904)261-4066, C.H. Lasserre,
Realtor, for special rates.
VARIOUS OFFICES 600-1500sf.
2382 Sadler Rd. behind Amelia
RENT TO OWN Corner lot 926 S. 8th
St. Small office + 20x40.bidg (3 bays
w/car lift). $1800/mo. + dep. Owner
finance. Terms flexible. (904)261-5034
THEY'RE DYING FOR
A 2ND CHANCE.
S1010 Atlantic Avene, Ste. B
0I 01. il- -' conco. 2/2,
community pool oaa a Iort WOll ICo .the
beach, naval. Jan. 1, $895. t
Doanic an oouo. 62t. So 9in 5t.3/2 homea.
1,100 sq. ff., fenced backyard, $850. ,
679 Grove Park Circle,
,'2 i nce.a oac.yard
Sand :i.:.rage shaa
Call Patrlcla Turner
uenedR5a l at Broker ,
AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION
. 6+..,ji Bu i tB.' E.-.,: r, Walker unit. Pools, tennis,
$479,000 MLS# 55260'
Executive oceanfront condos at iurr.n-.er
B-o.:'r-,i .%itri up-.:.oil Opf,':,rTrernt- Ic t.-u,
North of The Ritz-C:.jrit..r, .
, Prices start at $1,150,000
Located In gated community of Summer Beach.
_4BR/3BA plus office home on golf course lot; short
walk to the beach and community pool..
$539,000 MLS # 54556
Beautiful villas in Summer Beach, 3PR/3BA second
floor flat with Interior elevator is the perfect vaca-
tion home. Membership to .The Golf'Club of
Amelia Island available.
$359,000 MLS# 54442.
RIVERPLACE ON THE INTERCOASTAL
Enjoy the views .and sunset,from this 3BR/4BA DBL,
,garage .and private elevator : townhouse.
.Community dock great for fishing. Owner would,
consider owner financing.
$795,000 MLS# 51442
47 BEACH WALKER ROAD
Custom home nestled in the beautiful hammock,
area of Amelia Island Plantation. Just steps to the
beach. Pool, spa, summer Kitchen, two mastersuites
are just a few of the luxuries. This is truly a must-seel! !
$1,299,000 MLS# 53073
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HARRISON COVE VILLAS PRESERVE ESTATE HOMES
Condos with garages, 2 and 3 bedrooms, gated Build your dream home on these beautiful estate
community. Walking distance to beach, Club lots. Plenty of Arthur Rutenberg floor plans to
membership available, choose from. Gated Community, neighborhood
pool, Club membership available
$199,000 MLS # 51265 Prices starting at $436,500.
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