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Kelley/ B oyle rematch GOP only Write-in on b allot close s August vote MICHAEL P ARNELL N e w s-Leader Two Nassau County Commission elections are on the ballot Aug. 26, butD emocrats and independent voters will b e able to cast ballots in just one of t hose. The race between incumbent Commissioner Bar r y Holloway and challenger Geor ge Spicer a r e match of the 2010 campaign, will be open to all voters since ther e ar e no opponents in November. B ut the election between incumb ent Commissioner Steve Kelley and f ormer commissioner Mike Boyle, also a rematch of 2010, is closed to Republicans only Thats because another Republican, Gene Alley has entered the race as a write-in candidate in November which makes the August election a Republican primary and closes the vote t o others. T his may serve to help Boyle, who complained after his loss in 2010 that Democrats and independents might have contributed to Kelleys victory. Boyle said Tuesday he believes an allRepublican primary election is preferable and might work to his advantage. But both he and Alley agreed that played no r ole in Alley s decision to become a candidate. Gene and I live in the same subdivision, or neighborhood, several blocks fr om each other I know him, Boyle said. I have not seen him in four or five months. I have never been in his house, he s never been in mine. They are acquainted, especially since Boyle is pr esident of the neigh borhood association, both men said. Both agreed they are not friends. He and I have never spoken about (the election Boyle acknowledged there is a division among Nassau County Republicans between those, like him, who have long been Republicans, and others who gr ew up as Southern Democrats and then changed parties, as many have locally in recent years. There are certainly opportunists . who saw that if they wer e ever going to be elected again, they need to change parties, Boyle said, citing Clerk of Cour t John Crawfor d and CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK News-Leader 1 6 0th year No. 53 C op yright, 2014 The News-Leader Fernandina Beach, FL Printed on 100% recycled newsprint with soy based ink. 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F F o o r r a a d d e e t t a a i i l l e e d d c c o o u u n n t t s s e e e e w w w w w w . a a m m e e l l i i a a i i s s l l a a n n d d s s e e a a t t u u r r t t l l e e w w a a t t c c h h . c c o o m m . T ALLAHASSEE Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEMo fficials remind beachgoers to check the surf conditions at public beaches t his holiday as the first tropical storm of the season passes by. Tropical Storm Arthur formed off the Atlantic Coast on Tuesday and was forecast to bring heavy rain, high s urf and winds to Nassau County today and possibly Thursday. E mergency Management officials said understanding the beach warni ng flags will help to keep beachgoers safe. When red flags are flying, swim-m ing in Floridas coastal waters can be dangerous. Rip currents can be difficult to detect especially around piers and jetties, said FDEM Director Bryan W. Koon. Pay attention to the beach warning flags for current surf condit ions, and be sure you know what to do if you experience a rip current. B efore you leave for the beach, check the latest National Weather S ervice forecast at www.ripcurrents.noaa.gov for local beach condi-t ions. Obey all instructions and orders f rom lifeguards. Lifeguards are trained to identify hazards. Know the meaning of and obey warnings represented by colored beach flags. D ifferent beaches may use different colors but a commonly used series i ncludes: Double Red: Beach is closed to t he public Single Red: high hazard, e.g., s trong surf or currents Yellow: medium hazard G reen: Calm conditions although caution is still necessary Purple: Flown with either Red or Yellow: Dangerous marine life Stay at least 100 feet away from p iers and jetties. Permanent rip currents often exist alongside these Tropical Storm Arthur forms $1.00 HollowaySpicer GIRLS JUS T WANNA HA VE FUN Katherine Prescott, Hailey Gor don and Debbie Hof fman, above, show of f t heir royal portraits at Girls Just W anna Have F un art camp at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center Sarah Myers, above right, completes her batik T-shirt at the art camp sponsor ed by the Fernandina Beach Parks & R ecr e ation Department J une 9-13. Ar t program l eader Amy Potts explains an ar t pr oject to Olivia Myers, below left, during ar t camp. Emma Paulette, below right, gets ready to put sprinkles on her ice cream cone clay pen. Girls made colorful T-shirts at Girls Just Wanna Have Fun art camp, right. PHOTOS BY HEATHER A. PERRY NEWS-LEADER STORMContinued on 3A
P P o o s s t t 5 5 4 4 American Legion Post 54, 626 S. Third St., Fernandina Beach, will be open to the public July 4-6 and will host a July 4th barbecue starting at 11 a.m. Friday Dinners include Big Reds barbecue ribs, baked beans and coleslaw for an $8 donation. Hambur gers and chips will also be available for a $5 donation. The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 54 will serve fried fish dinners on July 5 from 5-7 p.m. at the Post. Dinners include two sides for an $8 donation. All proceeds go back into programs that help veterans and the local community Enter tainment will start at 7 p.m. with the sounds of Ask Alice. V V F F W W P P o o s s t t 4 4 3 3 5 5 1 1 VFW Post 4351 will have bur gers, hot dogs and fried bologna sandwiches on July 4th starting at 4 p.m. All members and ther e guests ar e wel come. Call 432-8791. The Northeast Chapter of the Nam Knights will host a wing and fries dinner on July 5 at. 5:30 p.m. for a $7 donation. The Ladies Auxiliar y of the VFW will host a Sunday Brunch on July 6 at 11:30 a.m. Enjoy eggs, bacon, biscuits and gravy grits and mor e for an $8 donation. Bring three non-perishable items for Hope House and pay just $5. P P a a t t r r i i o o t t B B o o a a t t i i n n g g D D a a y y s s Suntex Marinas has partner ed with the Folds of Honor Foundation to launch Patriot Boating Days across the U.S. All of Suntexs portfolio of marinas, including Amelia Island Yacht Basin, 251 Creekside Drive, at the foot of the Shave Bridge, will par tici pate by hosting events and collecting donations for Folds of Honor in July The Y acht Basin will host a free family-friendly event July 5 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Live music, marine-related vendors, a raffle and silent auction featuring over $10,000 in prizes, arts and craft booths, boats, fir e tr ucks, a Monster Truck, childrens water slides, food, beverages and more. The public is invited. Folds of Honor is a 501(c3ofit organization committed to the families of the ar med ser vices who have been wounded or killed while ser vin. The Yacht Basin will collect donations during July. Or donate at www.foldsofhonor.org. To donate to the raffle or silent auction or to have a booth at the event, call the Yacht Basin office at 277-4615. S S e e e e t t h h e e f f u u l l l l c c a a l l e e n n d d a a r r o o f f J J u u l l y y 4 4 t t h h c c e e l l e e b b r r a a t t i i o o n n s s o o n n 6 6 B B . Vivian Irene Farris V ivian Irene Farris, 78, of Yulee passed away Friday, June 27, 2014. She was born February 22, 1936 in Kingsport, TN and moved to Yulee in 1971 from Jacksonville, FL. Mrs. Farris was a member of Blackrock Baptist Church. She was a very devoted mother, g randmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed bowling, fishing and The Gators and s he was a big football fan. Mrs. Farris was predeceased by her parents, Orgie Lee and Carrie Faye Hite; a son, Jay Kemper Farris, and a sister in law, Judy Hite. Survivors include two sons, Barry Farris and Edwin Farris, both of Yulee, FL; one daughter, Donna Farris, also of Yulee; two brothers, Steve H ite of Jacksonville, FL and Darrell Hite (Katia of Orlando, FL; two sisters, Caroline Williams ( Willie) of Tennessee and Joan Crawford (Charles dren, Joshua Morgan, Austin Morgan, Sean Farris and Autumn Farris; and one great-grandchild, Braden Morgan. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. today, Wednesday, July 2, in the Stephens Chapel a t Green Pine Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Camarotti officiating. Interment will follow in H ughes Cemetery. The family received friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. For more information and to sign Mrs. Farris online register book please visit the Green Pine website at www.greenpinefuneral.com. Green Pine Funeral Home David F. Frank David F. Frank, age 62, of 96772 Arrigo Boulevard, Fernandina Beach, Florida, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at home after a l ong battle with cancer. M r. Frank owned and operated Franks L andscaping for over twentyfive years and was an avid golfer. He was pr e deceased by his special friend and canine companion, Roscoe. Son of the late Robert A. Frank and the late Patricia S. Frank, he is survived b y his daughter, Hayley F. B ryant, her husband, William Bryant, and grandchildren, Brady and Emma Bryant; former wife, Sandra Frank; br o thers, Gerald S. Frank of T ucson, Arizona, William A. Frank of Irving, Texas, Robert L. Frank of Rome, Georgia, Michael J. Frank of Kathmandu, Nepal, Daniel J. Frank of Lenexa, Kansas; sisters, Patricia F.J ensen of Yorktown, Virginia and Judith F. Oakley o f Baltimore, Maryland; nephews and nieces. I n lieu of flowers, Mr. Frank requested that donations be made to The ALS Association, 1275 K Str e et, W a shington, D.C. The family will hold a celebration of life ceremony at a later date. J .E F r alin and S ons F uneral & Cremation Services J ackson ville J oshua E Hatcher Joshua E. Hatcher (Bubbaulee, FL, beloved Son, Br o ther, grandson, uncle, fianc, and friend was born on September 13, 1989 in Brunswick, GA to Brandi Hatcher of Hilliard, FL, and Bud Hall of W illacoochee, GA. Bubba walked into the loving ar ms of his Lor d and S avior, Jesus Christ, on June 25, 2014, at the age o f 24. B ubba loved surfing, fishing, hunting, and s pending quality time with his fianc, family and friends. Bubba s life would seem too short to many, but those who wer e touched by his kindred spirit understand that the quality of life far exceeds the quantity of time in which one lives. B ubba is sur vived by his m other, Brandi Hatcher (Russell Hall; his loving fianc Laila Sylvester; Siblings, Joann Hatcher (KennyDawn Tina Hall Corley (Jasonimmy Hall, and Dawn Hall. His Great Grandparents, Ruby and Jimmy DeBoyd, grandmother, Joyce Moody and numer ous Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Nieces, Nephews, and friends. Bubba will be greatly missed by everyone who was lucky enough to have the pleasure of knowing him. He was the kind of young man who could always make you smile, and left us with many amazing memories full of laughter and w arm smiles to remember him by. A celebration of life service was held on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at the River of Praise Worship Center in Yulee. Bubba was laid to rest in Hughes-Jones Cemetery in Yulee. The family would like to thank everyone for the love and support that was shown to us in our time of need. A special thanks to Pastor Larry Osburn and the staff of River of Praise Worship C enter for their love and support. Eternity Funeral Home & Cremations-Nassau B radley Douglas Kauffman Bradley Douglas Kauffman, age 24, formerly of Yulee, FL, and presently residing in Interior, Alaska, passed away Thursday morning, June 26, 2014 in Jacksonville, FL. B radley was born on September 13, 1989 in Valdosta, GA, to his parents Jack D. Kauffman and Tessa Thomas McCarthy. He became a resident of Yulee in 1993 and in 2003 moved to Interior, AK. While living in Yulee, he attended Yulee Middle School and played for Yulee Little League. Bradley was a 2 008 graduate of Nenana High School in Nenana, AK. He attended the University of Alaska Fairbanks, majoring in Petroleum Engineering. He was presently an Assistant Manager for Napa Auto Parts in North P ole, AK. Bradley was also an EMT and V olunteer Firefighter for the city of Nenana, AK, w hich he was very proud of. Bradley had many loves, playing the drums and music, hunting, snowboarding, ATVs and motorcycles, soccer, baseball, but his biggest love was spending time with his six-month-old son Killian. He was preceded in death by his parental g randfather, Frank Kauffman, in 2001. H e leaves behind his son, Killian Daniel K auffman of North Pole, AK, his mother Tessa Thomas McCarthy (Mattulee, FL, his father Jack Kauffman (Susan nal grandmother Carlyne Blair (Jerry) of Yulee, FL, his mater nal grandfather Lee Thomas (Pam of Fernandina Beach, FL, his paternal grandmother Car olyn Campbell Picar d of Br yceville, F L, and grandmother Ina Holden of North Pole, A K, his five brothers Jason Kauffman of J acksonville, FL, Dustin Kauf f man of Fairbanks, AK, Kace Kauffman of Nenana, AK, Matt McCarthy Jr. (Alexc McCar thy of T a llahassee, FL. Also a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday in the Bur gess Chapel of Oxley-Hear d F uneral Home with Rev. Ben Hall officiating. T he family will receive friends one hour prior to s ervice time. A celebration of life will take place in Alaska at a later date. If so desired, memorials may be made to aid the family and education expenses for his son Killian. Donations may be made to: www.gofundme.com Bradley Kauffman Memorial Fund. Please shar e his life stor y and leave wor ds of c omfort at oxleyheard.com. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors Mary Helen Milligan Mrs. Mary Helen Milligan, age 82, of Fernandina Beach, passed away on Monday evening, June 30, 3014 at Quality Health Car e of Fer nandina Beach. B orn in Aiken, SC, she was the youngest and l ast living child bor n to the late Otis and Lillie May Thompson. She gr ew up in Langley, SC, and as a young woman in her early twenties met and mar r ied an Augusta young man, Lawrence Adams Milligan Jr. The newlyw eds settled in Augusta where t hey attended Woodlawn United Methodist Church. As the Milligans started a family, her husband worked as a Pipe and Steam Fitter at local power plants and Mrs. Milligan stayed at home and raised their two children. Her husbands career brought the family to Fernandina Beach in 1973. After settling in Fernandina Beach, Mrs. Milligan remained active in her teenage childrens activities and creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere at home for her family. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, crocheting, crafts and Joel Osteen Ministries of television. Mrs. Milligan leaves behind, her husband of 57 years, Lawrence A. Hoss Milligan, their daughter, Debbie MilliganRoland and her husband, Greg, their son, Larry Milligan and his wife Cathy, and a granddaughter, Bailee Roland all of F ernandina Beach, FL. Memorial services will be at 4:30 pm on Thursday, July 3, 2014 in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard Funeral Home. Her family will receive friends on Thursday at the funeral home, from 3:30 pm until the hour of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to be made in her memory to the M emorial United Methodist Church of Fernandina Beach, 601 Centre Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034. Please share her Life Legacy at www.oxleyheard.com. Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors G onzala Moran M rs. Gonzala Moran, age 72, of Fernandina Beach, formerly of Miami, FL, passed away at St. Vincents Medical Center in Jacksonville on Sunday morning, June 22, 2014. Born in Cienfuegos, Cuba, she was the daught er of the late Gonzalo and Teresa Elena Garcia G onzalez. She was educated in Catholic Schools a nd was a graduate of Colegio Apostolado in Cienfuegos and Havana where she earned her degree in education. In 1961, she married Lazaro Moran, whom had grown up living next door to her as a child. After marrying, she taught M ath at Padre Regis School of t he Catholic School System. In 1 971, she, her husband and two children came to the United States. Upon settling in New Jersey, Mrs. Moran assumed the role of a mother and homemaker. In 1975 the Moran family moved to the war mer climate of Miami. At the time of her husbands r etir ement in 2002, they joined their daughter and h er family in Fernandina Beach. M rs. Moran enjoyed sewing, crafts, baking c akes for family bir t hdays and anniversaries and was especially fond of being the familys source for the latest family news. She was a devout Catholic and a member of St. Michael Catholic Chur ch in Fer nandina Beach. She leaves behind, her husband of 52 years, L azaro Moran, M.D., Fernandina Beach, FL, her d aughter Ivonne Burrell and her husband R ichard, Fernandina Beach, FL, her son, Alain Moran and his wife Rebheka, Richmond Hill, GA, two brothers, Roberto Gonzalez, West NewY ork, NJ, Basilio Gonzalez, Union City NJ, a sis ter Teresita Gonzalez, Patterson, NJ, five grandchildren, Heather Burrell, Bianca Burrell, Krystal Gomez, Ian Moran, Meghan Moran, two gr eatgrandchildr en, Khloe and Rosalie Gomez, two n ieces and four nephews. T he Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11:00 am on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at St. Michael Catholic Church with Reverend Father Gerar d OShea, Celebrant. Please share her Life Legacy at www.oxleyheard.com. O xle y-H ear d F uner al Directors Richard Dennis Parker Richar d Rick Dennis Parker, 59, of Nahunta died Satur day morning, June 28, 2014, at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick after an extended illness. Born in Jacksonville, FL, his parents were Ira Noel & Doreen Nelson Parker. R ichard was a member of Nahunta United M ethodist Church and served in the United States Army. He was a machinist for CSX Railroad and loved his family and grandkids. Also he loved tinkering, riding his tractor, mowing the grass, listening to the Eagles, and laughing with family and friends. Survivors include his wife, Beverly Hendrix Parker of Nahunta; a son and daughter-in-law, Brandon Kit & Ashley Parker of Fleming Island, F L; two daughters and a son-in-law, Heather Renee & Joey Allen of Waycross and Caitlyn Brianna Parker of Nahunta; an adopted daughter, Ashlyn Brooker of Nahunta; six grandchildren, Parker Bae Allen, Haden Brek Allen, Callista Jade Parker, Ava Lynn Parker, Brodie Layre Allen and Wilder Bish Allen; a brother and sister-in-law, Wayne & Liz Parker; three sisters & brothers-in-law; Brenda Gibson, Jeanne & D avid Phillips and Jeanette & Shelton Mercer; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Mitchel & Penny Hendrix; a grandmother, Lois Hulett; and also several nieces, nephews and other relatives. Visitation was held Sunday evening, June 29, 2014, from 6-8 PM at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta. A funeral service was held Monday afternoon, June 30, 2014, at 2 PM at the Chapel of F rye Funeral Home with Rev. Jason Marden, Rev. Bruce Morgan and Rev. Tim Hickox officiating. Burial followed in New Hope Cemetery. Pallbearers were Brandon Parker, Joey Allen, Mitchel Hendrix, Jason Nowling, David Phillips and Matt Brooker. Honorary pallbearers were Don Hendrix, Wain Brooker, Forrest Allen, Rev. Tim Rowell and CSX friends and co-workers. S ympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.fryefh.com. Frye Funeral Home Nahuanta, Ga. Clayton L. Treska O n Wednesday afternoon, June 25, 2014, Mr. Clayton L. Treska, age 69, of Fernandina Beach, formerly of Cleveland, OH, passed away, with his loving wife of 15 years by his side, after a lengthy battle with Leukemia. He was bor n on Friday, April 20, 1945 in Cleveland, OH, son of the late Edward and E leanore Lang Treska. He was a g raduate of St. Peter Chanel H igh School in Cleveland. Mr. Treska had worked in the Steel Industry for 52 years, the last 30 years with Olympic Steel from wher e he r etir e d as Vice President of New Business Development and Dir ector Inter national T rade. A s spare time allowed, he enjoyed traveling a nd gardening. H e leaves behind his wife, Y v onne T. Treska, Fernandina Beach, FL, his children, Clayton Matthew Treska, San Diego, CA, Julie Treska Ashbur n, Phoenix, AZ, step childr e n, Car o line Massey Buyck and her husband W ill, Manning, SC, Brandon Massey, Savannah, GA, a brother, Cur t T r eska and his wife Priscilla, Cleveland, O H, a sister, Charlotte Treska Rush, Tyler, TX, f our grandchildren, Aiden and Addison Ashburn a s well as William and Mary Catherine Buyck and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 am on Satur day July 12, 2014 at St. Augustine Catholic Chur ch, 2486 West 14th Street, Cleveland, OH 44113 with Reverend Father Joseph McNulty, Of ficiant. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions m ay be made to: The Jimmy V. Foundation, 106 T owerview Court, Cary, NC 27513. Please share his Life Legacy at www.oxleyheard.com. O xle y-H eard Funeral Directors DEA TH NO TICE S E lnora Lee, F ernandina Beach, died on T uesday, July 1, 2014. O xley-Heard Funeral Directors Bonnie Ann White, 63, Y ulee, died on Monday, June 30, 2014. Eternit y F uner al H ome s & Cremations-Nassau Mr. David Ray Williams, 60, Fernandina Beach, died on Monday, June 16, 2014. Funeral s ervices will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 3 in t he Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard Funeral Home. 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CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 3A W EDNESDAY J ULY 2, 2014 NEWS News-Leader Kelley, both former Democrats, who are allied against him. Others changed because (they preferred) the values of t he Republican Party, Boyle said, noting many Southerners b ecame disenchanted with the Democrats as that party came to be perceived as more liberal. I have always been a regist ered Republican, and have voted for Republican candidates f rom the first time I was eligible to vote (Barry Goldwater in 1 964), Boyle wrote in a critical letter to Nassau County Republican Executive Committee members after his defeat in 2010, complaining about the committees receptiveness to Kelley. Boyle, who is now vice president of the Republican E xecutive Committee, said then that the committee had discussed closing a primary election with a straw candidate to ensure only Republican voters can participate. . Like some REC members, I share the concern that closing a primary is somehow unseemly, and should b e unnecessary in a county where the Republicans have so many more registered voters than the Democrats. T here are 54,820 registered voters in Nassau County, more than half of them Republicans. There are twice as many Republicans as Democrats. Just1 2 years ago, Democrats were a majority of county voters. ( There are 29,591 R epublicans, 14,373 Democrats a nd 10,856 not registered to either party, according to the Nassau County Supervisor of Elections website.) Alley said he is running to b ring fresh eyes to the county commission. Alley has been i nvolved previously in transp ortation issues and campaigns t o preserve the local mills, specifically a proposal to establish a railroad switching yard in Yulee to move containers from trucks to trains to alleviate traffic on A1A into Fernandina. A lley, 67, who has lived here for 26 years, said, Ive watchedt he various machinations of government . I think a fresh pers pective would go a long way to getting people to work together He said his campaign is aimed at neither Kelley nor Boyle; his focus is on the gove rnment itself, not on any individual. P ointing to a divide between county commissioners and C lerk of Court Crawford, Alley said, I think theres a lot of counterproductive posturing thats taken place. Describing himself as a fisc al conservative, Alley said, I stick my oar in the water whenI think something needs to be done. H e said he chose the route of a write-in candidate because its the least expensive way of becoming a candidate. Write-in candidates must be registered voters who live in the district for an election, in this case the count ys District 2. Alleys name will not appear o n the ballot, but a space will be provided to write his name in. 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Buy 2 adult tickets, Get 1child ticketfree.(Save $17!Expires August 16, 2014 Amelia River Cruises1North Front Street Historic Fernandina Beach, FL904-261-9972www.ameliarivercruises.com Shrimping Eco TourLimited Edition Summer Special 10 am-12 pmThursday ~ SaturdayAn interactive exploration of the Tiger Basin WE LCOMESDr.Steven A. Garrett1947 Citrona Dr. Fernandina Beach, FL 904-261-7181 www.AmeliaDental.com S TORM Continued fr om 1A E LECTION Continued from 1A Jamie Deonas wins School Board seat Jamie Deonas has won a seat on the Nassau County S chool Board without receiving a single vote. Deonas was the only candidate for the seat one of many county officials who will cruise to victory without an election challenge. Deonas will replace Amanda Young, who withdrew from her reelection c ampaign earlier this year, and represent District 3, which includes Yulee. Also winning School Board seats without challenger were incumbents Donna Martin, District 1, which includes Fernandina Beach, and Kathy Burns, D istrict 5, which includes Callahan. Judge Wesley R. Poole was unopposed for Nassau County Court Judge. Poole was chosen to complete the term of the late Judge Granville Doc Burgess. Elected to the Nassau C ounty Ocean, Highway and Port Authority without competition were Adam D. Salzburg, District 3, and incumbents Carroll Franklin, District 4, which includes Hilliard, and Ron Braddock, District 5. Salzburg will replace Brian Reaves. They a re all Republicans. Troy Pitts and Jack Bass Jr. were returned to their nonpartisan seats on the Amelia Island Mosquito Control Board without a fight. Kathleen Blessing and Justin Blessing take seats on the Heron Isles Community D evelopment District. Dean Woerhle, Richard Bonner, Halson S. Nelson and Joe Johnson were unopposed in their bids for the nonpartisan Nassau County Soil and Water Conservation board. Near drownings in pools reported ANGELA DAUGHTRY News-Leader A 62-year-old man was in critical condition after a near drowning in a pool on First A venue in Fernandina Beach, according to a city police report. Police responded to 3978 First Ave. at 3:36 p.m. Saturday after Martha Hayden Self, 55, called 911 when she found her boyfriend, Richard Lewis M oser, face down in the pool and unresponsive. Self told police she tried to hold Mosers head out of the water after finding him, but could not get him out of the pool, so she left him there to get a phone. She then reportedly returned to the pool with t he phone and held his head out of the water as she called 911. Emergency responders got Moser out of the water and obtained a pulse after performing CPR, but he remained unresponsive, the report stated. Moser was transported to Baptist Medical Center Nassau and was in critical condition, according to the attending doctor, the report s tated. S elf told police Moser was a heavy smoker and had consumed a pint of liquor and half a bottle of wine in the hours before the incident, according to the report. Self also said she had taken her dog for a walk a round 3 p.m. while Moser w as in the pool, and r eturned 20 minutes later to find him face down with his feet toward the bottom of the pool. Self reportedly was not a ware that Moser had any serious medical conditions. B aptist Medical Center Nassau declined to give any information or updates on Mosers condition Tuesday morning. A nother near drowning occurred around 11:30 a.m.J une 21 at the Days Inn on Sadler Road, when a J acksonville woman in town for a family reunion was found face down on the bottom of the pools deep end, according to a police report. T he report said a male guest at the hotel tookC athrine McMurray, 36, out of the pool when McMurr ays cousin found her in the deep end after she noticed her missing from the area. The man performed CPR on McMurray along with his s ister-in-law, the report stated. A ccording to the report, McMurray was expelling w ater by the time emergency rescue arrived. She was unres ponsive but reportedly had a pulse and was breathing on her own. She was transported to Baptist Medical Center Nassau. Hotel staf f reported McMurray had been stumbling and had slurred speech when she entered the lobby between 10:30 and 11 a.m., p olice said. A ccording to the report, M cMurray had water in her right lung but there were no other signs of trauma. 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The front cover of this years Rich States, Poor States report contains two starkly different photographs a keenly landscaped fount ain in downtown Charlotte, and a desolate street corner i n Chicago. Two major cities with major differences in their economic outlooks. The report is published annually by the A merican Legislative Exchange Council, pioneered by revered economist Art Laffer. The non-part isan organization ranks the 50 states by economic performance and outlook, using various m etrics like tax rates, regulat or y burdens and labor polic ies. Clearly, Laffers group promotes low taxes, small gov ernment and less regulation. So states utilizing an opposite formula rank toward the bottom of the list for economic c ompetitiveness. I n the 2014 rankings, Utah t ook the top spot with the brightest economic outlook, along with South Dakota and Indiana. Also of note are North Carolina and Michigan, which had substantiali mprovements in their econ omic pictures. The big stor y is that fun damental tax and fiscal policy reforms significantly improved their economic competitiveness rankings, says Jonathan Williams, t he director of the ALEC. The states are now betterp oised to realize economic growth. At the bottom of the rankings are Illinois, Vermont and New York (even though New York has attracted a surge of new businesses by offering t ax-free zones). Florida was ranked No. 16 in terms of itse conomic outlook. In Florida, Gov. Rick Scott has touted lower taxes and l ess regulation to attract new i ndustry and businesses. S cotts efforts have helped to dramatically reduce the unemployment rate in Florida from 11 percent in 2009 to 6.3 percent today. Laffer believes there is a distinct correlation between e conomic policies and econ omic gr owth. He contends t hat a confluence of lower taxes, sound labor policies and spending restraints produces superior economies among the states. A co-author of the report, economist Stephen Moor e of t he Heritage Foundation, says t hat states are taking respons ibility for their own economic success and not waiting for dir e ction fr o m the federal government. The short story is these states are leading the way in pro-growth, economic reforms. L affer has an impressive resume. He served on theR eagan Administrations economic policy advisory board and is co-chairman of the Free Enterprise Fund with CNBC host Larry Kudlow. He also is credited with d eveloping the Laffer Curve theory, which correlatesl ower tax rates with maximum tax revenues for governments. This is converse to m any popular beliefs and princ iples. M any of the top-ranked states are employing these lower-tax, less-spending approaches and they seem to be working. Other highly ranked states include North Dakota (benefiting f rom the shale oil/gas b oom), as well as Geor gia and T exas. However, Texas has dropped in the 2014 ranking. While Texas continues to lead the nation in job growth due to a similar energyr elated stor y as the Dakotas t he r eport apparently r eveals that the outlook isnt q uite as bright for the Lone Star State. Steve Nicklas is a financial advisor with a major U.S. firm who lives on Amelia Island. His business columns appear in several newspapers in Nor th Florida. He can be reached at 753-0236. firstname.lastname@example.org JACKSONVILLE Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. launched as an independent publicly traded specialty chemicals company, sepa rating from Rayonier at 11:59 p.m. June 27 by means of a tax-free distribution of 100 percent of the outstanding common stock of Rayonier Advanced Materials to Rayonier shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 18. As regular-way trading commences, S&P Dow Jones Indices also recently announced the planned inclusion of Rayonier Advanced Materials in the S&P MidCap 400 GICS S pecialty Chemicals Sub-Industry index. This separation marks another major and exciting milestone in Rayoniers long history, and we look forward to our promising future as an independent company, said Paul Boynton, chairman, president and CEO. We wish our colleagues at Rayonier well as they begin charting their course as the leading pure-play land resources and real estate company. Im confid ent that Rayonier Advanced Materials independence will give our new company the freed om to grow and pursue our own strategic objectives for the benefit of our shareholders. As previously announced, effective as of the completion of the spin-off, Richard Kincaid is c hairman of the board of Rayonier, and David N unes is Rayoniers president and CEO. e wish our colleagues at Rayonier A dvanced Materials well as they embark on their promising and exciting future as an independent company said Nunes. While operating these businesses together provided tremendous value to our shareholders over a period of more than eight decades, we are confident that this transaction will provide even greater value for Rayonier shareholders as we look to the future. Rayonier has a bright future as a pure-play timber and real estate business, w ith excellent assets and financial flexibility that will enable continued growth. Rayonier continues to be Nassau Countys largest landowner, while Rayonier Advanced Materials continues to be one of the countys largest employers. As an independent company, Rayonier Advanced Materials is the worlds leading producer of high-value, specialty cellulose fibers, w ith proprietary cellulosic chemistry expertise and manufacturing process knowledge developed over 85 years. The companys plants in Florida and Georgia, including Fernandina Beach, manufacture a wide range of customized high-purity products using both hardwood and softwood. Rayonier Advanced Materials is consistently ranked among the nations top 50 exporters a nd delivers products to 79 ports around the world, serving customers in 20 countries across f ive continents. More information is available at RayonierAM.com. Rayonier Inc. is a geographically diverse global land resources company. The company o wns, leases or manages 2.6 million acres of h igh-quality timberlands in North America and New Zealand. Its holdings include 2.3 million a cres across 10 U.S. states and approximately 200,000 high-value acres with residential, commer c ial and industrial development potential along the I-95 corridor between Savannah, Ga., and Daytona Beach. Rayonier is structured as a real estate investment trust. More information is available at www.rayonier.com. B USINESS W E DNESDAY J U LY 2, 2014 / N E WS -L E ADER 4 A CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK N OTICE OFCITYELECTION QUALIFYING PERIODCITYCOMMISSION, GROUP2 CITYCOMMISSION, GROUP3 JULY7, 2014 THRU AUGUST8, 2014CITYGENERALELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY,NOVEMBER 4, 2014 N OTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN that the qualifying period for Group 2 and Group 3 for members of the City Commission of the City of Fernandina Beach, Florida, will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, July 7, 2014 and will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday,August 8, 2014. Qualifying packets may be obtained from the Office of the City Clerk, 204 Ash Street, Fernandina Beach, Florida, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday./S/ CAROLINE BEST C ITYCLERK C ITYOFFERNANDINABEACH The City of Fernandina Beach will receive s ealed competitive bids for requirements of the following until no later than 2:00 pm, July 18, 2014. ITB # 14-10 FERNANDINA HARBOR MARINA BREAKWATER DOCK ELECTRICAL IMPROVEMENTS ITB documents and specifications are available to download from the City of Fernandina Beach website,www.fbfl.us/bids.Questions regarding bid can be directed in writing to Marshall McCrary, Deputy City Manager, at email@example.com. CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH 204 ASH STREET FERNANDINA BEACH, FL 32034 INVITATION TO BID On Amelia Island at the base of the A1A bridge From 11:00 am dailyWeekend breakfast from 8:00 AM960030 Gateway Blvd. 904-277-3700 www.barbarajeans.com NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing is scheduled for T uesday J uly 15, 2014, at 6:00 PM in the City Commission Chambers, 204 Ash Street Fernandina Beach, Florida to consider the following application: ORDINANCE 2014-20 ANORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH AMENDING THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, ADDING A NEW USE FOR CRAFT DISTILLERY AND SMALL SCALE WINERIES AND BREWERIES THROUGH REVISIONS TOCHAPTER 1 SECTION 1.07.00, CHAPTER 2 SECTION 2.03.02, CHAPTER 6 SECTION 6.02.00; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Interested parties may appear at said hearing and be heard as to the advisability of any action, which may be considered. Anypersons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in this program or activity should contact 310-3115, TTY/TDD 711 or through the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8771 at least 24 hours in advance to request such accommodation. IF ANY PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BYTHEBOARD/COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH HEARING, S/HE WILL NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. For information, please contact the Staff of the City Clerks Office,204 Ash Street, between the hours of 8:00 AM 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, (904onday through Friday. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY COMMISSION CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing is scheduled for T uesday J uly 15, 2014, at 6:00 PM in the City Commission Chambers, 204 Ash Street Fernandina Beach, Florida to consider the following application: ORDINANCE 2014-21 ANORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH AMENDING THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, REVISING CHAPTER 6 SECTION 6.02.11 FOR HOSPITAL SUPPLEMENTAL STANDARDS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Interested parties may appear at said hearing and be heard as to the advisability of any action, which may be considered. Anypersons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in this program or activity should contact 310-3115, TTY/TDD 711 or through the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8771 at least 24 hours in advance to request such accommodation. IF ANY PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BYTHEBOARD/COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH HEARING, S/HE WILL NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. For information, please contact the Staff of the City Clerks Office, 204 Ash Street, between the hours of 8:00 AM 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, (904onday through Friday. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY COMMISSION CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH The City of Fernandina Beach will receive sealed competitive Bids for requirements of the following until no later than 2:00 pm, July 25, 2014. BID # 14-07 CONSTRUCTION OF THE MARTIN LUTHER KING,JR.CENTER RESTROOMS The City of Fernandina Beach will receive sealed competitive Bids for requirements of the following until no later than 3:00 pm, July 25, 2014. BID # 14-09 NETWORK REWIRING CITY HALL,ATLANTIC RECREATION CENTER AND PECK CENTER Bid Documents and Specifications are available to download from the City of Fernandina Beach website,www.fbfl.us/bids. Questions regarding bid can be directed in writing to Jeremiah Glisson, Maintenance Department, at firstname.lastname@example.org. CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH 204 ASH STREET FERNANDINA BEACH, FL 32034 INVITATION TO BID Economy a Laffer, and thats a good thing Its official: Rayonier now 2 separate companies STEVE M ARKET PLACE Steve Nicklas Utah took the top spot with the brightest economic outlook. Florida was ranked No. 16 in terms of its economic outlook. IN BRIEF V V i i d d a a F F i i t t n n e e s s s s Osprey Village officially announced a new wellness partnership with Vida Fitness. Osprey Villages wellness staff, led by Wellness Director Marni Jennejahn, will work with Vida Fitness to transform its o n-site Wellness Center by adding a dditional fitness equipment and wellness c lasses for both Ospr e y members and V ida clients. Currently, Osprey Village offers daily wellness classes and pr ogramming that fit the individual needs of members. Wellness classes range fr om one-on-one sessions with Ospreys wellness director to group classes such as tai chi and yoga. S ean Keith is co-owner of Vida F itness, which will of ficially r elocate to O sprey Village on Monday from its previous location at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resor t If you ar e inter e sted in joining Vida Fitness at Osprey Village contact Keith at email@example.com or visit www .Ospr eyVillage.com. Vida Fitness will continue to h onor all previously purchased personal t raining packages.
One of my early mentors would stress that, when cons idering important business and life decisions, worry less a bout the upside as the upside usually takes care of itself and m ore about protecting the downside where the real damage can occur. My experience is that most business executives, unlike politicians, usually explore the downside before making ad eal. However, when they dont, because the deal lookss o attractive, they may pay a stiff price. One example to r emember is the 2008 Bank of America purchase of Countrywide Financial. In this case, Ken Lewis, Bank of America CEO, seeing Countrywide Financials weak position, pounced and purc hased Countrywide for what he believed was a very attract ive price, $25 billion. Unfortunately, no price was worth making the deal. Six years later, Bank of America ended up taking a charge of over $20 billion in addition to billion-dollar losses, because o f legal settlements with investors, government lawsuits, fines and legal fees. As o ne director of the bank who v oted for the deal stated, It w as the worst decision ever made. However, in the political arena, exploring the downside rarely seems to take place. Political leaders seem most interested in pleasing their c onstituents and therefore just g etting the deal, which they t hen spin for the public, who end up many times paying the stiff price. In many of the public arena union negotiations, the government officials are intent on avoiding strikes and reaching agreements that look good on paper The union agrees to accept lower w ages, which are e asy to quantify by gett ing the government officials to give in on items like tenure, 30year-out pen-s ion plans andu ncapped health plans w hich are impossible to quantify. Major cities, Chicago and Detroit and now Jacksonville, agreed to pension programs that ended up threatening or killing their economies. In New York it is hard to imagine w hat crime a teacher can commit in order to get fired. A s bad as these deals appear, they pale in comparison with decisions world leaders continue to make. Whether it is the Affordable Care Act, the Dream Act or decisions regarding Iraq, S yria, Kosovo and Vietnam, world leaders make decisions to please certain constituents w hich never seem to consider t he downside. T wo recent d ecisions that appear to have major downsides are the Bergdahl trade and the decision to withdraw American soldiers from Iraq. In the Iraqi withdrawal the leader who should have considered his c ountrys downside rather t han his ego was Nouri AlM aliki. One aspect of protecting your downside concerns building relationships with your adversaries. As Don Corleone said in the Godfather, Keep your friends close but your enemies clos er. Many Teamsters leaders, with whom I worked hard to b uild relationships, were not people I wanted to befriend. I d idnt expect them to change their stripes but we needed t hem to keep us informed, consider our needs and not take actions just to spite us. In Bob Gates book Duty one area he credits George Bush and criticizes President Obama is around buildingr elationships with difficult leaders (e.g., Hamid Karzaia nd Al-Maliki). As with his Republican adversaries, P resident Obama does not build relationships and, Gates indicates, he treats leaders like Karzai with disdain. Therefore, he never develops trust and may even develop animosity. Unfortunately, one d ownside of these actions is that leaders dealing with P resident Obama may act out of distrust or spite, even if the downside hurts their constituents. So the moral of the story is that when making a decision,a deal or buying something, r egardless how cheap, whether its a house, a car or a business, make sure you cons ider protecting your downside. Not doing so can lead to disaster. Even if you buy a c ompany or house for nothing, if the losses or liabilities, a s in the Bank of America case, are substantial and you c ant figure out how to limit them, you will be a big loser. The same thing is true of other decisions. It is easy to make quick decisions which initially please your constituents, family or friends buti f you have not thought through what may go wronga nd how you can stop the bleeding, you may soon be v ery sorry. In addition, your allies will quickly forget they once were pleased you made the deal. Amelia Island resident Howard Pines has more than 30 years experience as CEO, c hairman and founder of BeamPines, a premier firm in t he Executive Coaching business. He also co-founded the BeamPines/Middlesex University Masters Program in Executive Coaching. Prior to that he served as Senior VP of Human Resources for a F ortune 100 corporation. He is author of The Case for Wasting Time and Other M anagement Heresies. CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 5A W EDNESDAY J ULY 2, 2014 BUSINESS News-Leader COACHS C ORNER Howard Pines Dinner:Wed.-Sat.5pm-9pm Lunch:Tues-Sat 11pm-3pmPark Place 5472 First Coast Highway904-321-2430w ww.horizonsameliaisland.com Cannot be used with special menu, or events or other discount offers. Expires 7/9/14. 18% Gratuity will be added before the discount.BUYONE, GETONE 50%OFF F or the past 16 years I have had the privilege to serve as your optometrist and take care of your vision and eye health care needs. The success of my practice has been a result of the trust you have instilled in me. It has been a trust I appreciate andh ave taken very seriously. Upon deciding to return to SW Florida I have spent a great deal of time finding the right optometrist to serve as my replacement. I had to find a Doctor who I felt was talented and caring and the perfect match for the position and practice. I am pleased to introduce Dr. Jerry Koss, who will assume the duties of my practice as of today. Hew ill be taking over at our present location and my wonderful staff will remain to assist in the transition and your continued care. All patient records will remain here under Dr.Koss's care. Isincerely appreciate the support and confidence y ou have bestowed on me throughout the years by allowing me to be your optometrist. Dr. Koss will take good care of your future vision health. Having found the right doctor allows me to leave knowing you are in good hands. Please join with my loyals taff in welcoming Dr. Koss. Sincerely Jay Crump O.D.,P.A.Dr. Jay Crump International buyers boost housing market T ALLAHASSEE International home purchasers playa n integral role in Floridas housing market, according to a n analysis of home sales by Florida TaxWatch. Buying In, An Analysis of International Homebuyers in Florida, highlights the nations that have t he highest amount of home purchases in the Sunshine S tate. Floridas real estate mark et includes a large portion of international buyers, and understanding where these purchasers come from helps us to diversify the economy and strengthen the Florida market, said DominicM Calabro, president and CEO of Florida TaxWatch, the i ndependent, nonpartisan, nonprofit taxpayer research institute and government watchdog. The analysis shows the majority of international investment in Floridas housing market comes from Latin America and the Caribbean, C anada and Europe. These regions are responsible forn early 90 percent of the purc hase of Florida homes by i nternational buyers. According to the report, i nternational investment in Floridas housing market is a g ood way to increase tax revenues and provides the opportunity to attract more international business to the state. International homebuyers not only bolster Floridas h ousing market, they also impact Floridas economy a s a whole , said Jerry D. Parrish, Florida TaxWatch chief economist. The sale of Florida homes to international investors increases tax revenue, provides the opportunity to expand tourism, a nd diversifies the state economy with global expos ure. The report also includes a projected forecast for future international home purchases in the next three years. The analysis projects that Florida is estimated to sell more than 60,000 homes to international buyers through 2 016. Visit www.FloridaTax W atch.org for more informat ion. Protect your downside IN BRIEF L L e e g g a a l l e e l l i i t t e e F or a second year in a row, Nassau County A ttor ney David A. Hallman has been r ecog n ized by F lorida T r e nd Magazine a s one of the states Legal Elite. The July issue of the magazine contains the listing of 1,165 attor neys chosen through a confidential statewide process. Hallman is one of only 55 government or non-pr ofit lawyers, and one of six county attor neys, included on the list. Hallman is one of 230 b oard-certified local government specialists in t he state, is Mar tindale Hubbell A V -Pr eeminent peer r eview r ated and has ser v ed as Nassau County Attor ney since 2007. Hallman
6 A CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK W EDNESDAY J ULY 2, 2014 OPINION News-Leader N OTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY COMMISSION CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing is scheduled for T uesday J uly 15, 2014, at 6:00 PM in the City Commission Chambers, 204 Ash Street Fernandina Beach, Florida to consider the following application: ORDINANCE 2014-19 ANORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA, CHANGING THE CITYS ZONING MAP TO ASSIGN A ZONING CATEGORY OF CONSERVATION (CON) FOR SIXTY-SIX (66ARCELS TOTALING 14.53 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED ON THE EAST SIDE OF OCEAN AVENUE BETWEEN DOLPHIN STREET AND EAST 9TH STREET; PROVIDING FORSEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Inter ested parties may appear at said hearing and be heard as to the advisability of any action, which may be considered. Any persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in this program or activity should contact 310-3115, TTY/TDD 711 or through the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8771 at least 24 hours in advance to request such accommodation. IFANY PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BYTHE BOARD/COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH HEARING, S/HE WILL NEED TOENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. Copies of the applications with description by metes and bounds may be inspected in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 204 Ash Street, between the hours of 8:00 AM 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. For information on the application, please contact the Staff of the City Clerks Office at 310-3115. N OTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY COMMISSION CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACHNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing is scheduled for T uesday J uly 15, 2014, at 6:00 PM in the City Commission Chambers, 204 Ash Street Fernandina Beach, Florida t o consider the following application: ORDINANCE 2014-09 ANORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA, CHANGING THE NASSAU COUNTY FUTURE LAND USE MAP TO ASSIGN A CITY FUTURE LAND USE MAP CATEGORY OF GENERAL COMMERCIAL (GCP ARCELS TOTALING 17.46 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED AT STATE ROAD 200/A1A/S. 8TH STREET AND GATEWAY BOULEVARD; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. ORDINANCE 2014-11 ANORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH,F LORIDA, CHANGING THE NASSAUCOUNTYZONING MAP TO ASSIGN A CITY ZONING MAP CATEGORY OF GENERAL COMMERCIAL (C-2ARCELS TOTALING 17.46 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED ATSTATE ROAD 200/A1A/S. 8TH STREET AND GATEWAY BOULEVARD; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Interested parties may appear at said hearing and be heard as to the advisability o f any action, which may be considered. Any persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in this program or activity should contact 310-3115, TTY/TDD 711 or through the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8771 at least 24 hours in advance to request such accommodation. IFANY PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THEB OARD/COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TOANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH HEARING, S/HE WILL NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF T HE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. Copies of the applications with description by metes and bounds may be inspecte d in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 204 Ash Street, between the hours of 8:00 AM 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. For information on the application, please contact the Staff of the City Clerks Office at 310-3115. Notice of Meeting A melia Walk Community Development DistrictT he regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the Amelia Walk Community Development District will be held on Tuesday,July 15,2014 at 2:30 p.m.at the Amelia Walk Amenity Center,85287 Majestic Walk Circle, F ernandina Beach,Florida 32034 .The meeting is open to the public and will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of Florida Law for Community Development Districts. A copy of the agenda for this meeting may be obtained from the District Manager, 475 West Town Place, Suite 114, St. Augustine, Florida 32092 (and phone (904This meeting may be continued to a date,t ime, and place to be specified on the record at the meeting. There may be occasions when one or moreSupervisors will participate by telephone. A ny person requiring special accommodations at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the District Office at (904 5 850 at least two calendar days prior to the meeting. Ifyou are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8770, for aid in contacting the District Office. Each person who decides to appeal any action taken at these meetings is advised that person will need a record of the proceedings and that accordingly, theperson may need to ensurethat a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which such appeal is to be based. DavedeNagy District Manager H ER O NISLES C O MMUNIT Y DEVEL O PMENT DISTRICT N OTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE ADOPTION OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2014/2015 BUDGET;AND N OTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE IMPOSITION OF MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION SPEC IAL ASSESSMENTS,ADOPTION OF AN ASSESSMENT ROLL,AND THE LEVY,COLLECTION,AND ENFORCEM E NT OF THE SAME;AND NOTICE OF REGULAR BOARD OF SUPERVISORSMEETING. The Board of Supervisors for the Heron Isles Community Development District will hold two public h earings and a regular meeting on August 7,2014 at 6:00 p.m.at the Yulee Volunteer Fire Department,86048 Goodbread Road,Yulee,Florida. T he purpose of the first public hearing is to receive public comment and objections on the Fiscal Year 2014/2015 Proposed Budget. The first public hearing is being conducted pursuant to Chapter 190, Florida Statutes.The purp ose of the second public hearing is to consider the imposition of special assessments to fund the Districts proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2014/2015 upon the lands located within the District, a depiction of which lands is s hown below, consider the adoption of an assessment roll, and to provide for the levy, collection, and enforcement o fthe assessments.The second public hearing is being conducted pursuant to Florida law including Chapters 190 and 197, Florida Statutes.At the conclusion of the public hearings, the Board will, by resolution, adopt a budget a nd levy assessments as finally approved by the Board. A regular board meeting of the District will also be held where the Board may consider any other business that may properly come before it. Acopy of the proposed budget, preliminary assessment roll, and the agenda for the hearings and meeting may beobtained at the offices of the District Manager, located at 475 West Town Place, Suite 114, St. Augustine, Florida 3 2092, Ph: (904ing normal business hours. T he special assessments are annually recurring assessments and are in addition to previously levied debt assessments. The table below presents the proposed schedule of operation and maintenance assessments. Amounts are preliminary and subject to change at the hearing and in any future year. The amounts are subject toe arly payment discount as afforded by law. SCHEDULE OF PER UNIT OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE (O&MS 2 013/2014 Annual2014/2015 AnnualO&M Assessment U nitsO&M AssessmentsO&M AssessmentsAnnual Increase 7 40$273.00$373.00$100.00 The tax collector will collect the assessments for platted lots.The decision to collect special assessments by any particular method e.g., on the tax roll or by direct bill does not mean that such method will be used to collect special assessments in future years, and the District reserves the right in its sole discretion to select collection methods in any given year,regardless of past practices. Failure to pay the assessments will cause a tax certificate to be issued against the property which may result in aloss of title. All affected property owners have the right to appear at the public hearings and the right to file written objections with the District within twenty (20. The public hearings and meeting are open to the public and will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of Florida Law for Community Development Districts. The public hearings and meeting may be continued toadate,time,and place to be specified on the recordat the hearings or meeting. There may be occasions when staff or board members may participate by speaker telephone. Any person requiring special accommodations at this meeting because of a disability or physical impairment should contact the District Office at (904ty-eight (48ior to the meeting. Ifyou are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Service at (800 District Office. Each person who decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at the public hearings or meeting is advised that person will need a record of proceedings and that accordingly, the person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which such appeal is to be based. DavedeNagy District Manager SUBMITTED State Rep. Janet Adkins was on hand at the June meeting of the Florida Department o f Education where three local Teachers of the Year received recognition. The meeting, at the Yulee campus of FSCJ, offered an opportunity for Adkins and the DOE to e xpress their gratitude to the teachers. The teachers recognized were Lynn Green from Baker County, Westside Elementary School, Brianna Johnson from Nassau County, Callahan Elementary School, and Daryl Cullipher from St. Johns County, St. Augustine High School. The teachers were recognized for their strong leadership and their efforts to insure students succeed in the classroom. TEACHERS ROCOGNIZED T T h h e e N N e e w w s s L L e e a a d d e e r r w w i i s s h h e e s s e e v v e e r r y y o o n n e e a a s s a a f f e e h h a a p p p p y y 4 4 t t h h o o f f J J u u l l y y . O O u u r r o o f f f f i i c c e e s s w w i i l l l l b b e e c c l l o o s s e e d d F F r r i i d d a a y y i i n n o o b b s s e e r r v v a a n n c c e e o o f f t t h h e e h h o o l l i i d d a a y y . W W e e w w i i l l l l r r e e o o p p e e n n M M o o n n d d a a y y , J J u u l l y y 7 7 a a t t 8 8 : : 3 3 0 0 a a . m m .
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 7A W EDNESDAY J ULY 2, 2014 OPINION News-Leader VOICE OF THE PEOPLE J J u u d d g g m m e e n n t t The News-Leader published r ecently a feature announcing my appointment to serve as Nassau C ounty Circuit Judge (April 30 been serving here since mid-May. I consider myself privileged to sit in the old historic cour thouse in down town Fer nandina Beach. T he old courthouse, as many k now was r estor ed with car eful a ttention to every detail. Built in 1891, it stands as a functioning and pr o ud monument to the rich and deep history of Nassau County. This lovely old well-appointed building with original wood floors and high ceilings is a testament of the com m itment of the people of Nassau C ounty who r espect, r ever e and e ndeavor to preserve the historical structures of its past. Currently serving Circuit Judge Robert M. Foster, who sits in Yulee, was heavily invested in the restoration. I suspect most ever yone has made a visit to the old cour thouse but if you havent the doors are open to the visiting public. W alk up to the s econd floor and invite yourself into the old courtroom. The courtroom is only in use if theres a jury trial, which happens, if at all, one week of the month. My chambers and office ar e dir ectly acr o ss from the courtroom. I am honored to serve as circuit judge in Nassau County and hum b led to put my tiny pebble on the deep and wide beach of its notable history. Thank you, News-Leader for letting folks know I was on the way Thank you, ever yone, for the warm and gracious welcome I have received. Judge Suzanne Bass N assau County Circuit Court C C i i t t y y g g o o l l f f c c o o u u r r s s e e I r ead with inter est about how the city continues to suffer losses at the airpor t and at our local public golf club. Regar ding the airport, I cer tainly hope the hare-brained idea of constructing a massive Welcome Center has been laid to rest. What were the city commissioners thinking? Sure, some of the funds would come fr om grants, but do they r eal ly think this would improve the lot of most citizens? The golf course issue is more complicated. For sur e, usage suffered due to weather and decades of deferred maintenance that can hardly be blamed on Billy Casper Golf. This resulted in countless people joining the one local alter native, Amelia River. However, greens fees for the casual user at the latter can be very steep, and the city must have an alternative for existing residents and to attract newcomers as well. But who says it needs to be 27 holes? Selling the whole pr oper ty as one commissioner suggests, would be shor tsighted, but hiving of f at least nine holes to raise funds should be explor ed. Not only would this raise funds to retire or at least r educe the debt, but ongoing main tenance would also come down. Andrew Watson Fer nandina Beach P P o o r r t t e e x x p p a a n n s s i i o o n n ? ? I have received notice (again that the Port of Fernandina wants to expand their operation into the Historic District for a parking lot. Really? Just a parking lot can that be so bad? For those of you that might not remember, this has been an ongoing drive by the Por t Authority to expand their facilities. When the Port was first constructed, the city was promised that the Por t would not need to expand, that it was just a postage-stamp-sized operation, and that they would show respect to the Historic District. Then, the next move was that ofc losing Calhoun Street and expanding southward another block whate ver happened to that pr omise? Broken? Misinterpreted? You decide. Now the Port claims to need a parking lot, and that they are being forced by the Feds to make it happen. Believe that? Do you believe that there are no other alternatives than busting their facilities into the Historic District, vir tually cutting of f the north end from the south? Do you think that out of the 16 acres they already have, that they cant find a place to park a few cars? Arent there closer commercial lots that could be used? No, this is not out of need, this is out of convenience and a lar ger plan to keep expanding the Port. W ell, that means jobs! Really? There is likely no other facility in the county that has 16 waterfront acres, and only 60 employees. The Port has fallen on hard times with the r ecent loss of its major customer While I do not profess to know the daily operations, one only needs to look at the facilities and see that they are not a third as busy as they were two years ago. Even the Friendly Road facility is practically empty now. But, they still want to expand. OK, let s look at what they ar e asking for: Not only a zoning change, but a change in the ver y Future Land Use Map itself. They are asking for a business use zoning: PI-1 from the residential use zoning of R-2. Look to the future. Should the Port Authority fail at running this port heaven forbid lose their tenants and decide to change the use to hotels and commerce, what will be the permitted uses then? Just a parking lot? Oh no, much more than that. Buildings, storage lots and more. Y ou see, this is just another con sideration for the city leaders what will the future hold for the Historic District? When we allow industr y into the ar ea, and dont diligently contain it to the promised limits, the Historic District will be taken apart piece by piece. The planners may very well approve this use. They are working fr om a set of guidelines that dont consider the heart and soul of our town. The HistoricD istrict has been hurt enough by non-conforming structures, and p oorly planned ventur es these lost parts of the Historic District will never return, and we lose just one more little piece every year what then? I would ask the planners and commissioners to think about the futur e of our Historic District when considering this change of use. I think most of us know that the futur e belongs to tourism and r elated industries. Let s not kill the Golden Goose. While I do not begrudge my friends at the Port Authority their desire to expand into the Historic District, I am pr etty much convinced that they can solve this parking need within the ar ea they alr eady have. The risk here for this expansion is just too sever e for our little town. Chuck Hall Fernandina Beach D D a a r r k k h h o o u u s s e e s s There is a phenomenon called dark houses that is happening right now on Amelia Island and in Nassau County families who have had their electricity and water cut off due to lack of payments. The law requires adequate nighttime shelters to not be included as homeless and this doesn t meet the standar d. The organizations that are supposed to help r outinely run out of funding and turn families away. We must work to ensure that everyone has power and water, and does not go through what I myself have lived with, right here in this city called Fernandina Beach. Chris Bowen Fernandina Beach S S l l o o w w n n e e w w s s d d a a y y ? ? The tasteless early bird special (almost 1.5 years early on the Presidential Election Clock) served up by the Great Communicators mean little jelly bean, Michael (Reagan heart about out national diet of political slop. I cant be the only NewsLeader subscriber wishing to savor homegrown features, news and opinion dished up by locals, for locals, about locals and local issues. National syndicated columnists b ought and paid for by special interest groups can book lodgings here, p atr onize our restaurants, buy a few T-shirts here, and rent local space in which to hold forth. Then, and only then, should they qualify for NewsLeader column inches. But only on a slow local news day. Debby Ar nold Fernandina Beach In the 2008 election the Republicans knew that they had no candi date that could defeat Hillary Clinton. In the upcoming 2016 election its a case of same song, second verse. In 2008 the strategy of the Fox was to keep Hillary out of the briar patch (the election ou r emember the Stop Hillary Express. The idea was that if Hillar y could be kept from winning the Democrat primary, then it would be a piece of cake for almost any Republican to defeat the Democrat nominee. They could defeat anyone the Democrats put up; someone like, say, Barack Obama. How did that work out for them? They may now be saying, Oh no! I could have had a Hillary In a column on June 25 that Fox, Michael Reagan, has come up with a reverse psychology strategy to keep Hillary out of the briar patch. He said for the Democrats to go right ahead and throw her into the primar y and nominate her. The idea is that she has so much baggage (see cartoon by Taylor Jones which accompanied the article) that when she is nominated almost any Republican nominee could beat her. I dont think this will fool any Democrat, but the Republicans ar e desperate. After all, the Fox did prevent her nomination in 2008, resulting in the election of Barack Obama. In an attempt to atone for their sins the Republicans ar e thr eatening to bring a lawsuit or even impeach the president. How do the words Pr esident Joe Biden sound to you? At least he was right on the Iraq War. Phil Mayberry Fer nandina Beach Close the golf course F ernandina Beach Commissioner J ohnny Miller asked an appropriate quest ion last week: Im wondering if we need a golf course at all. What service are we actually providing? Im wondering too. When our municipal course was first built decades ago, golf was a gr owing activity for Americas middle class and rep-r esented a major step in providing recrea tion to residents and visitors alike. It was t he first golf course on the island. Today, there are six courses on the island (two mor e just four miles away in Yulee), attracting visitors from all over. But they dont come to play the cityc ourse, which has declined w ith time and poor man agement, and now serves only to provide relatively inexpensive golf to a r ela tively well of f par t of the population in the city. If we could make money on the enterprise, w hich we dont, things would be different. B ut we lose money on our golf course every year, requiring a subsidy from city taxpayers, and the losses are even greater if infrastr uctur e needs ar e factor ed in, which they usually ar e not. The fact is, our golf course stands to cost us millions of dollars in the future that we simply dont have. Its time to fish or cut bait, or hole out, I suppose, to use appr opriate lingo. My pr oposals: Sell or lease the course to a private entity, which would then take full responsibility for managing it, including pr ofits and losses. Close the course and conver t it to other recreational uses, or consider selling part of it for residential development. Rather than this bastard form of privatization we now have, wher e the city still pays employee salaries and too lar ge a shar e of other expenses, consider a long-ter m lease. For example, we could offer a 99-year lease to a private golf company, which could then improve the course as necessary build a new clubhouse if it wants at its expense. The company would pay the city a modest annual fee, keep all pr ofits and the city would keep the land and all improvements at the end of the 99 years. If a company can t be found to pay a decent price to buy or lease the course, then be rid of it. My preference would be to take the entire property and convert it to other, preferably passive, recreational purposes. That would keep it green and pr eser ve it for people and wildlife to use. But we could consider selling a piece of it for private development if voters agr ee to the plan. And our city charter requires that voters must approve any sale of recreational property. If a case is successfully made for residential development on part of it, and voters approve, so be it. W e must be car eful not to allow pr opos als for alternative uses and there are sure to be some wacky ones, this being Fer nandina derail us fr om the task at hand: Get the city out of the golf course business. However we go in the future, the current path is unsustainable. It is not fair to those of us who pay city taxes and don t play golf to continue subsidizing those who do. If the course cant pay its way and Ive seen no evidence in the past 12 years that it can then let s be rid of it. Golf is not a public necessity. Those who play golf have plenty of local alternatives. The city has greater needs for its money, time and attention. Let s putt out and move on. Michael Parnell is Editor of the NewsLeader mp firstname.lastname@example.org BILL SCHORR/CAGLE CAR TOONS All of my family, friends and students know that my favorite rock group of all time is the B eatles. Yes, I was watching the Ed Sullivan Show that Sunday night in 1964, anxiously a waiting the American debut of the group Id heard so much about. They didnt disappoint. I was mind-drifting in the garden the other evening about their song, I Should Have Known Better humming it and quietly singing a few verses, all the while wondering how I could relate it to politics, generally, and t he political decision-making process specifically. Really? Nah, but I was in the garden and I was allowing myself to mind-drift, and I was humming and singing Beatles songs; relating t hem to politics, not so much. As I write this column, though, it occurs that you can relate that particular song to the political decision-making process; consider: Ronald Reagan should have known bett er than to listen to the con guys selling supply-side economics. If you had told him that at t he end of his time in Washington he would have created more debt than all other presid ents combined Washington to Carter he might have told them to go away, rightly. Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy should have known better than to send American military advisors to Vietnam. P resident Johnson should have known better than to escalate the conflict and President N ixon should have known better than to continue it. Americans should know better than to t olerate leaders who get us involved in foreign civil and religious wars. Segueing to ... President Bush II oh, where do I begin should have known better than to invade I raq, his preemptive war that lasted seven years, costing roughly $300 million a day all un-funded. One of his advisors described the decision to go to war this way, It would be like the J apanese attacking us at Pearl Harbor and in r esponse, we decide to invade Mexico. Enough s aid. Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature should have known better than to refuse federal dollars relating t o the Affordable Health Care Act. Its tough to go out on t he campaign trail claiming to be a compassionate cons ervative when you consciously reject a plan and deny health care coverage to thousands and thousands of your constituents. He does, though, without embarrassment. County and city officials should have known better than to listen to pro-growth advoc ates braying about the need to lure more and more people to the county, the island and the c ity: Terra Pointe 27,000 new homes, really? Crane Island a couple hundred new homes on a pristine island what? More and more events planned for downtown and the beaches oooooooo! W e all know that hindsight is 20/20 and that it doesnt do much good to go back in t ime and lament decision-making that was obviously flawed, but what happens if that f lawed decision-making continues? Supply-side economics has been thrown on t he trash heap of unworkable theories, but it is p ulled out and dusted off from time to time by s ome well-meaning libertarian or Tea Party activist only to be thrown back on the trash heap by once-bitten Americans. Our leaders continue to involve us in foreign civil and religious wars, justifying our m eddling by regurgitating the old, old worn out phrase Our best interest. The good n ews is that, according to the polls, most Americans simply arent listening anymore. M y fear is that one of these days the cause will be in our best interest and we, thoroughly desensitized by decades of smoke-and-mirrors fakery, wont listen. Gov. Scott continues, unashamedly, his p olitical makeover: hating and de-funding public education four years ago to loving public e ducation today; completely uncaring regarding Floridas environment four years ago to p retending to care about Floridas environment today, etc. It is dismaying and completely discouraging to know that our choices in November for governor will be Rick Please believe me, Ive been converted Scott or C harlie Ill be whatever you want me to be Crist. I hope theres a space for other L ocally, the braying of pro-growth advocates continues, louder than ever, more strid ent than ever, and why not, they are listened to. They are listened to, unburdened by having to respond to thoughtful and enlightened questions, questions like: What about infrastructure? How will 27,000 new homes impact the A IA corridor? What about schools? What about ground water? O r, Thers no parking downtown now and we want more and more people? Or, Public b each accesses are overflowing with cars now, whats happened to public access? W hew! Im torn should I go back to the g arden and start humming Barry McGuires Eve of Destruction, or should I sing a few verses of the Monkees Im A Believer? I think Ill do both. The soundtrack of our lives E DITOR NOTE M ichael Parnell F LORIDA S O LDEST W EEKLY N EWSPAPER E STABLISHEDIN 1 854 The News-Leader is published with pride weekly for the people of Nassau County by Community Newspapers, Inc., Athens, Georgia. We believe that strong newspapers build strong communities Newspapers get things done! Our primary goal is to publish distinguished and profitable community-oriented newspapers. This mission will be accomplished through the teamwork of professionals dedicated to the truth, integrity, quality and hard work. F OY R. 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The bridge over the St. Marys River on US 17 at the state line will remain closed until mid-July, according to the Florida Departm ent of Transportation (FDOT A fter more than a year of major renovation work, the bridge still requires another coat of paint, a clear coat topping and time to dry. Recent rain showers have interrupted sanding and brushw ork, said a spokesperson. The project is nearing c ompletion as long as the weather holds up, said FDOT Public Information Officer Ron Tittle. But the project missed the June 30 deadline, he said. FDOT closed the bridge in A pril 2013 for the $3.5 million renovation project. The work included replacing and fixing damaged steel and refurbishing mechanical components of the bridge. T he project was expected to take 330 days to complete, allowing extra time for weather delays, holidays and unforeseen technical issues. Tittle said in an email message last week that more help is being called in to finish the job. Additional workers were brought in by the contract or to finish up the sanding, which is often by hand, said Tittle. Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. out of Tampa handled the project, said Tittle. The St. Marys River bridge w as built in 1927 and carries an average of 8,600 vehicles a d ay. firstname.lastname@example.org FBHS, Gator Bowl pact due School to get $10,000 a year for 6 years to host practices MARY MAGUIRE News-Leader F ernandina Beach High School is close to signing a deal t o host practice sessions for one of the college football teams playing in the Gator Bowl over the next six years. Under the agreement, the s chool would receive $10,000 each year for six years. T he agreement is scheduled to begin with the TaxSlayer.com G ator Bowl, which is scheduled for Jan. 2 at EverBank Field in Jacksonville. The announcement was made June 25 at the monthly m eeting of the Tourist Development Council (TDCe vent organizer. e started discussion six m onths ago and were looking to bringing the players here, said Rick Catlett, president of G ator Bowl Sport. Its exciting. Catlett said the school was selected because a team has made plans to stay at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort during their trip to the game. W hile it is too early to say who is playing, Catlett said thef ootball team would be a school playing in the Big 10, the ACC o r the University of Notre Dame. A competing team has inked a deal to stay at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa i n Ponte Vedra. Both teams want a resort e xperience and the beach, said Catlett. Previously, one of the teams stayed in downtown Jacksonville. This gives all the players the chance to relax at the water and play golf, he said. C ollege football players have the time and the money to play golf? Oh, yes. Only 15 percent of the players live below the poverty line, said Catlett. You might be surprised, most players are m iddle to upper middle class. FBHS athletic director Ken R oland says the money will be used to upgrade the athletic f ield. He said work is already under way, and he is excited to be hosting the team. Its a priceless experience for our players and students, s aid Roland. But the Gator Bowl execut ive said at the TDC meeting that all team practices would be closed to the public. They like to keep prying eyes out, but we expect theyll host a special practice day for high school coaches and teams, said Roland. Its a lot of f un. Sometimes the teams leave equipment behind like weights, and of course well be upgrading our fields. Roland, who has been the schools athletic director for 32 years, said the team is expected t o practice at the school from Dec. 26-31. Im not sure what the plans are yet for New Years Day, s aid Roland. Event officials say that the school must provide and pay f or any needed equipment, such as goal posts or lifts to see the f ield from above, though Roland said he doesnt expect to buy a ny. And if he does, he said, he will reach out to local businesses for financial support. Roland said the school hosted Gator Bowl practice sessions in the 1990s for South Carolina and Michigan. e know the drill, he said. Property Appraiser to host Town Hall meetings Nassau County Property Appraiser Mike Hickox will host a pair of town hall meetings to discuss 2014 property values and answer any q uestions concerning propert y assessments and exemp t ions. This will be an opportunity for property owners to learn more about the valuation process, receive updates about the office and ask questions to help them better understand t heir assessments prior to r eceiving their notice of prop osed taxes. New 2014 values will be posted on the Property Appraisers website by July 15. 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M ost visitors to Amelia and its neighboring islands think only of the beach. Thats where the fun is, thats where the waves soothe us with their rhythm, thats where the sun rises, the s ands heat up for sunbathing and the water beckons us fors wimming and surfing. But those of us who live here and enjoy nature are also well aware of the charms of the backside of our i sland, those salt marshes that separate us from the m ainland to the west. This side of the island nourishes t he sea life in the waters around us. And this side of the island has its own particular natural beauty. At sunset this beauty is s pectacular. Anyone with a camera is bound to get great s unset photos as the light changes to shades of yellow, o range and red, and the sun finally slips below the horizon. Having sunset beverages at the Salty Pelican on Front Street is an evening ritu al for many residents who seek this view and a walk a round our marina at sunset affords great shots of sailboats silhouetted by the setting sun. B ut what I enjoy most about the backside of our i sland is the marine life I find t here at low tides. Take fidd ler crabs for instance. If you find a muddy spot at low tide on the marsh side of the island most likely you will see fiddler crabs. Named for the large single claw of the males, these active crustaceans r etreat to holes they burrow i n the mud when they are dist urbed. But if you watch them fr om a distance, with binocu lars especially, you can enjoy their antics. During br eeding seasons the males wave their o verly large claw in the air to a ttract nearby females. Those males with the best claw display eventually lure a f emale into their holes f or mating. Its all fun to watch. But what is even better is k nowing that when the t ide rises again and these creatures are b elow water, they provide a solid link in the food chain leading to predators like redfish, black drum and sheepshead that fishermen l ove to snag. Tiny saltwater snails are a lso found around rocks at low tide. Although these s mall snails are inconspicuous they are vital to the food chain and help fill the stomachs of hungry shorebirds. When you visit a salt marsh y ou may not see these snails, except at low tide, but you m ost certainly will find the herons and egrets that they attract. One particularly interesti ng stretch of the backside of Amelia Island is found just n orth of the North End Boat R amp. A sign on this stretch o f shoreline reminds you that this is state park land and as such r e quires an admission fee you can pay at the ranger station in the park unless you have a yearly pass. But once you have legal access to this s tretch, at low tide, the scenes a re fascinating. F or one thing, this area was the dumping ground for tons of ballast stones fr om older seagoing vessels. Instead of using water to sta bilize the hulls, in decades l ong past sailors filled their hulls with stones and discarded them when their cargos were full. And many of these large stones from Europe and the northern U.S. ended up on the west side of Amelia I sland near Fort Clinchs river campground where they forma n unusual-for-our-area rocky coastline. If you walk up this beach from the North End Boat Ramp parking lot at low tide y ou will see what I mean. You can find many different types o f heavy rocks and some large chunks of brickwork t hat now form a shelter and habitat for rocky shoreline grasses and critters that you cannot find elsewhere on our island. Please do not r emove any rocks or objects from this designated historic al site and leave them for others to enjoy. I f you live in or otherwise have access to the Omni Amelia Island Plantation, there is also a great marsh and mud area at Drummonds P oint, where low tide reveals fiddler crabs, snails and other l ow tide marine life. Or, further south in our island chain, stop by Kayak Amelias location on Simpson Creek at low t ide and look for marsh critters in the muddy substrate b eneath the dock. W herever you go in our s alt marshes you are also sure to see birds that depend on these food sour c es, and great sunsets too. The marine life on the backsides of our islands may be inconspicuous but it provides the foundation f or many of the things we e njoy in our natural island w orld. Pat Foster-Turley is a zoologist on Amelia Island. She wel comes your nature questions and obser vations. firstname.lastname@example.org CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 9A W EDNESDAY J ULY 2, 2014 NEWS News-Leader Hours: 10-5 Mon-Sat Designer Handbags HANDBAGS JEWELRY GIFTSRioni,BCBGMAXAZRIA & more!Hobo Helen Kaminski Mary Frances Brahmin Our islands backside WILD WAYS Pat Foster-Turley CCR#BARCODE#SERIAL#DESCRIPTION 20130050203115839370634QTOSHIBA LAPTOP 20140280103573932323YELLOW DEWALT TABLE SAW 201400960034532B18102BERETTA, STAMPEDE 45 CALIBER REVOLVER 200908257J1021519543EZ-GO GOLFCARTNOTICE OF FOUND PROPERTY HELD AT THE OFFICE OF THE NASSAU COUNTY SHERIFF NASSAU COUNTY YULEE, FLORIDAT he below listed found property designated as such by Florida Statute 705.103 shall be declared forfeited to the County unless claimed within 90 days from July 2, 2014. P ersons claiming such property must file a written claim with sufficient proof of rightful ownership and Drivers License or Picture ID. This information must be delivered to the Nassau County Sheriffs Office Property and Evidence Facility located at 76001 Bobby M oore Circle, Nassau County, Yulee Florida. No later than the 90th day as required by Florida State Statute 705.103, in order to claim the property. Air AmeliaCome FlyWith UsC ongratulations Jarrod, Shawn, Hannah, and Chandler on free introductory flights from last w eek's raffle! Call 1-877-WeDoFlywww.airamelia.com PAT FOSTER-TURLEY/FOR THE NEWS-LEADER This view of the backside of Fort Clinch State Park shows that its ballast stones make a manmade rocky shoreline. D DO O N N T TL LI I T T T T E E R RSpay or NeuterA PUBLICSERVICEANNOUNCMENT BYTHENEWS-LEADER
T his was written by Angela Daughtry of the News-Leader from oral and written reports by the Nassau County Sheriffs Office, the City of Fernandina Beach Police Department and other agencies. Arrest indicates s uspicion of a crime, not guilt. Anyone with information a bout criminal activity can contact the Fernandina Beach Police Department at 277-7342 or the Nassau County Sheriffs Office anonymously by calling 225-0147 in Yulee or Fernandina Beach, or 879-2136 in Callahan, Hilliard or Bryceville. The We Tip program 1-800-78CRIME a lso allows callers to leave anonymous tips. R R e e n n t t a a l l s s c c a a m m According to a Nassau County Sheriffs Office report, a Yulee man lost $2,400 in an Internet scam involving a rental p roperty. Using the website Hotpads. com, the victim reportedly submitted his information when he linked to a residence he was interested in. On completing the online application, he was informed that he was approved for the residence and was instructed to wire money to Donette Hughes. The victim subsequently wired $1,600 to Hughes in early June, according to the report. Hughes then requested that the victim wire an additional $800 for residential keys a nd insurance, which the victim did on June 13, the report s tated. According to the report, the victim never received the keys to the residence and continued to contact Hughes about the problem. Eventually, the victim was informed by a real estate agent that the residence was already o ccupied and that the tenants had obtained the rental through a company called Invitation Home. The victim demanded a refund from Mr. Hughes in the amount of $1,900, according to the report, but Hughes did not respond to the request. The v ictim said during his conversations with Hughes, he noticed Hughes might have had a Haitian accent. According to the report, the victim had no other details about Hughes, and did not know if Hughes had any ownership of the residence, or any employment with Invitat ion Home. F F a a c c e e b b o o o o k k f f r r a a u u d d A Bryceville woman was out nearly $2,000 after receiving and cashing two fraudulent cashiers c hecks from a woman she met on Facebook, according to a J une 22 police report. The woman told police she met a woman named Amy Harris on Facebook a year ago and considered her as a friend and trustworthy, even though they had never met, the report stated. A cashiers check was m ailed to the woman by a Jessica Gilmore, to be sent to Amy Harris, who told the victim she was doing humanitarian work in Nigeria and that the check was from her employer. Harris asked the victim to deposit the check in her a ccount and send her the money through MoneyGram to Mr. Awofisoye Olayinka in Nigeria, in the amounts of $750 on June 13 and $1,000 on June 15. On June 17, the victims bank told her the check she had cashed was fraudulent and that she owed the bank $ 1,944.23, placing her account into delinquency. The cashiers check had a business name printed on it called Oinmar, with an address of P.O. Box 1750, Winston-Salem, N.C. The vict im told police she believed Harris told her she was e mployed by Oinmar. The check was also made payable through Citizens Community Credit Union, Devils Lake, N.D., according to the report. The victim also reportedly told police she had contacted Harris and asked for her pers onal information, so that Harriss employer could reimburse her the lost money, but Harris would not comply with her request. F F e e l l o o n n y y a a r r r r e e s s t t s s n Heather Rehnaa Lewis, 3 5, 35407 Cody Circle, Apt. D6, Hilliard, June 22, battery of a law enforcement officer, damage to property $1,000 or more, disorderly intoxication in a public place causing a disturbance. n Roger Wesley Futch, 40, Jacksonville, June 21, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. n N icholas Stephen Becker, 18, 209 Sea Woods Drive, Fernandina Beach, June 20, Nassau County warrant, violation of probation/burglary of a dwelling. n Ryan Patrick Benfield, 39, J acksonville, June 20, possession of cocaine, possession of n ot more than 20 grams of marijuana, driving while license suspended first offense, possession of a controlled drug without a prescription, possession or use of drug equipment. n David Philip Chasse, 43, 17 S. Third St., Fernandina Beach, June 20, driving with l icense suspended or revoked, habitual offender, no motor vehicle registration, attached tag not assigned, theft. n Kevin Nichalous Collier, 34, 86048 Sand Hickory Trail, Yulee, June 20, hindering ability to call 911. n Bryon David Williams, 34, J acksonville, June 20, grand theft motor vehicle, damage to property/criminal mischief $200 or under. n Justin Byron Creamer, 38, 54001 Cornelia Court, Callahan, June 20, driving while license suspended or revoked habitual, possession of cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia. n M iranda Grace Zortea, 27, Jacksonville, June 20, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of use of drug equipment. n L ucas Gregory Agnew, 22, Orange Park, June 19, Nassau C ounty warrant, dealing in stolen property, giving false verification of ownership to a pawnbroker. n Melissa Renee Butler, 24, Jacksonville, June 19, Duval County warrant, dealing in stolen property, petit theft. n Timothy John Perryman, 3 5, 77028 Crandall Road, Yulee, June 19, Nassau County warrant, violation of probation/ obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. n Brian Lee Huddleston, 46, 36154 Holiday Drive, Callahan, June 19, possession of a controlled substance without a pres cription, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, driving while license suspended or revoked with knowledge. n Paul Allen Smythe Jr., 41, 27077 Montana St., Hilliard, June 18, Nassau County warrant, criminal mischief, domestic battery. email@example.com 10A W EDNESDAY J ULY 2, 2014 NEWS News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK P OLICE REPORT T he following report was compiled by Angela Daughtry, NewsLeader staff, from the June 26 court docket of Circuit Court Judge Robert M. Foster. n A jury trial date of July 14 was set for Justen Dean A lexander on a charge of sexua l battery. n W illiam Joseph Ballard pleaded guilty to batter y of a person 65 years of age or older, and adjudication was withheld. He was sentenced to three months in Nassau County Jail with cr edit for time ser ved fol l owed by 24 months probation. H e must enroll in emotional m anagement training within 30 days of r e lease and must have an alcohol evaluation within 60 days of release, and attend Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous meetings twice a week. He must have no victim contact and probationm ay be transferred to Dade C ounty n A jur y trial date of Oct. 13 was set for Gerome Berry, charged with four counts of sale of a controlled substance within 1,000 fee of a an assisted living facility altering, destroying or concealing evidence in a proc edural investigation, possession of cocaine with citation, possession of drug paraphernalia and obstructing or opposing a police officer without violence. n Otis Lawrence Blount p leaded not guilty to possession o f cocaine, no citation. n E dward L. Brown pleaded not guilty to grand theft. n Christopher Michael Clemons pleaded not guilty to burglary of a structure or conveyance, fraudulent use of a cr edit car d and grand theft. n J azz Montana Daniels p leaded not guilty to grand theft m otor vehicle. n Shera Marie Dinkins pleaded guilty to a lesser -included charge of sale of cocaine and adjudication was withheld. She was sentenced to time served in Nassau County Jail followed by 24 months drug offender pro-b ation with random urinalysis. S he must submit to a dr u g/alco hol evaluation within 60 days and follow up with any recommended treatment. Probation may be terminated early after 12 months if in full compliance. She was or dered to pay $518 in court costs, $100 to the Regional C onflict Counsel, $100 to the State Attorneys Office and $50 to the Public Defenders Office. n Eric Clayton Edwards pleaded guilty to driving while license suspended, habitual offender, and was adjudicated g uilty. He was sentenced to 16 m onths in a state prison with c redit for time served, to run concur r e ntly with a Duval County sentence. He was ordered to pay $418 in court costs, $100 to the Regional Conflict Counsel, $100 to the State Attor ney s Of fice and $50 t o the Public Defenders Office. n K enneth Levon Jackson J r pleaded guilty to driving while license suspended, habit ual of fender, and was adjudicated guilty. He was sentenced to time served in Nassau County Jail and ordered to pay $418 in cour t costs, $150 to the Public Defenders Office and $ 100 to the State Attorneys O f f ice. n Michael Gray Jennings admitted to a violation of probation being served for driving while license permanently revoked and was adjudicated guilty Probation was revoked and terminated and he was sentenced to four months in Nassau County Jail with credit for time served since his most recent a rrest. He was ordered to pay o utstanding costs of $744.64. S entence is to run concurrently with another sentence. n Joseph W i lliam Kitchings pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, possession of less than 20 grams ofc annabis, no citation, and poss ession of contr olled substance p araphernalia. n A jury trial date of Sept. 15 was set for Joseph Luis Levin for two counts of misr epr e sent ing age while using a computer to solicit, lure or seduce, traveling to meet after using a com-p uter to lure a child, and selling, g iving or ser ving alcohol to a p erson under the age of 21. Levin also pleaded not guilty to amended char g es of six counts of lewd or lascivious batter y misrepresenting age while using a computer to lur e or seduce and traveling to meet after using a computer to lure a child. n A jury trial date of July 14 was set for Delano Donzale Miller char g ed with thr ee counts of sale, manufactur e, purchase or delivery of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a chur ch, business or school, possession of cocaine, no citation, and possession of less than 20 grams ofc annabis, no citation. n Christopher Douglas Owens pleaded guilty to grand theft motor vehicle and adjudication was withheld. He was sentenced to time served in Nassau County Jail followed by 12 months probation. He must complete 50 hours of commu nity ser vice at a minimum of five hours per month and must have no victim contact. He was ordered to pay $418 in court costs, $150 to the Public Defenders Office and $100 to the State Attor ney s Of fice. n Marie Antoinette Parrish will not be pr osecuted for deal ing in stolen property and giving false verification of ownership to a pawnbroker. n John M. Pender grass pleaded guilty to an amended charge of obtaining or attempting to obtain a contr olled sub stance by fraud and was adjudicated guilty He was sentenced to time served in Nassau County Jail and ordered to pay $518 in court costs, $100 t o the Regional Conflict C ounsel, $100 to the State A ttorneys Office and $50 to the Public Defenders Office. n Leandr o Planell pleaded not guilty to aggravated fleeing and eluding with injury or damage and possession of more than 20 grams of cannabis withc itation. n K yle Rashad Por ter field p leaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance. n Jer e miah Donald Potter was ser ved an af f idavit and denied a violation of probation being served for an act of child abuse that could result in phys-i cal or mental injury. In a seco nd case Potter pleaded not g uilty to sexual battery and lewd or lascivious molestation. n DeCarlos Cor n elius Richo pleaded guilty to sale, deliver y purchase or manufacture of marijuana and traf ficking in a controlled substance and was adjudicated guilty. He was not prosecuted on an additionalc harge of sale, delivery, purchase or manufacture of marijuana. He was sentenced to 60 months in a state prison with credit for time served, to run concur r ently with a thr e e-year mandatory sentence for the trafficking charge. He was ordered to pay a $50,000 mandatory fine,$ 1,036 in cour t costs, $300 to the Regional Conflict Counsel and $200 to the State Attor n ey s Office. n Wilmer Rivera pleaded guilty to unauthorized possession of a driver s license or identification and no valid drivers license and was adjudicated guilty He was sentenced to time served in Nassau County Jail and unsupervised probation. n George Richard Scoates pleaded guilty to an amended charge of obtaining or attempting to obtain a contr olled sub stance by fraud and was adjudicated guilty He was placed on 18 months drug offender probation and must have a drug/alcohol evaluation within 90 days and follow up with any recommended treatment. He was ordered to pay $518 in cour t costs and $100 to the State Attorneys Office. n Calvin Neil Stephens sub mitted a written plea of not guilty to possession of firearm ammunition by a convicted felon a nd possession of less than 20 g rams of cannabis, no citation. n S amuel Leon Todd pleaded guilty to aggravated fleeing and eluding, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while license suspended or revoked and obstructing or opposing an officer without vio-l ence and was adjudicated g uilty On the fleeing char ge he w as sentenced to seven years in a state prison with credit for time ser v ed. On the DUI char g e he was sentenced to one year in Nassau County Jail, to run concurrently with his prison sentence, plus costs of $1,391, ana lcohol evaluation, five-year driv er s license suspension, Level I I DUI school, a 30-day vehicle impoundment and one year of an interlock device on the vehi cle ignition. On the license and obstruction charges he was sentenced to time ser ved in jail. He was ordered to pay $418 in court costs, $150 to the Public Defenders Office and $100 tot he State Attorneys Office. n Michelle Ulissi pleaded not guilty to batter y on a person 65 or older n Charlton Corey Varnes pleaded not guilty to grand theft, altering, destroying or concealing evidence in a procedural investigation and obstructingo r opposing a police of ficer without violence. n Frank Earl W i lder pleaded not guilty to trafficking in opium, more than four but less than 14 grams. n Nichole Y vette Williams pleaded guilty to grand theft and was adjudicated guilty She was sentenced to six months in Nassau County Jail with credit for time served and ordered to pay $418 in court costs, $150 to the Public Defenders Office and $100 to the State Attorneys Of fice. n Calvin Hinely Zipperer III pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine, no citation, and was adjudicated guilty. He was sentenced to four months in Nassau County Jail with cr edit for time served and ordered to pay $518 in court costs, $150 to the Public Defender s Of fice and $100 to the State Attorneys Office. adaughtr firstname.lastname@example.org COURT REPORT J OHN P. MEGNA For the News-Leader Seniors vs. Crime in Fer nandina has received several cases in recent weeks r egar ding phone calls (unwant ed) telling seniors he or she has won money One of these making the local rounds will be a phone call from scammers telling the individual has won an amount of money. All you do is go to designated local merchant and ask for a Gr een Car d. The scam mer will have you believe that by getting a Gr een Car d you will r eceive money By purchasing the so-called card, you have to pay. It is the scammers way of illegally receiving money from the victims and no chance of recovery of money. In fact, once you purchased your money is gone, most likely to some foreign country and cashed. Scammers can and do collect money from our seniors. Even an innocent phone call, telling you money is waiting for you, sometimes from a contest that you may or may not have entered, that you won. How do they know? Personally, I have received these calls they sound good (if you can understand the caller). Our advice: hang up! Even when you r eceive a let ter from a national company or organization, chances are you have been picked for a scam. The best way sometimes is the r ound basket or check out the company on your computer: go to Google, check the company and its r ecor d. Call Seniors vs. Crime at 3103226, or write svcfbfl@gmail. com. The office, located at the Fernandina Beach Police Department, 1525 Lime St., is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. T uesdays and Thursdays. Manager is Chuck Sheehan; John Megna is deputy of fice manager D ont fall for this scam
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12A W EDNESDAY J ULY 2, 2014 NEWS News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Fernandina Harbor Marina, the city s municipal marina, has partnered with Loggerhead Marinelife Center to adopt the center s new Responsible Pier Initiative, to promote a healthy pier environment for sea turtles and other marine life. The Responsible Pier Initiative is a first-of-its-kind program in Florida and is designed as a collaborative tool to work dir ectly with fisher men and fishing piers. The purpose of these efforts is to provide firstresponders on fishing piers with the necessary resources to respond effectively to sea turtle injuries and strandings on or ar ound fishing piers. The Responsible Pier Initiative consists of thr ee cor e components: Annual educational workshops conducted for fishing pier first responders; Educational signage and r escue nets pr ovided to participating fishing piers; Underwater cleaning beneath participating fishing piers and surrounding areas on a regular basis. Each year mor e than 250,000 sea turtles are accidentally captur ed, injur ed or killed by U.S. fisher men. Many of these injuries and deaths take place while turtles are migrating through highly fished areas. These occurrences prompted Loggerhead Marinelife Center to take action. For mor e infor mation, visit www .fbfl.us. Lance Cpl. Karlin Canady, Cpl. Craig Miller and Lance C pl. Joseph Fisher work hard to finish painting the YMCA VPK in Yulee, top. Its the least we can do to t hank a community that treats us as their own, said Staff Sgt. Andrew Trossen of the work done by Cpl. Eric S chloendorn and 15 other Marines at the YMCA VPK facility in Yulee, middle. Cpl. Edward Hall, below, was one of 16 Marines from Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga., who spent June 19 painting at the YMCA VPK facility in Yulee. S UBMITTED PHOTOS M ARINES DESCEND ON YULEE YMCA 277-3942 C FC 1426558 FLCFC 057478GAMPR 006661 474390 E. S.R. 200 Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 DEER W ALK E XPERIENCED SERVICE TECHNICIANS NEEDED must have valid d rivers license.Apply in person Monday through Friday 7:30 to 4:30. R epair,remodel and new construction for residential,commercial and industrial needs.24/7 emergency service.Showroom and counter sales open to YOU.Call,drop by or email email@example.com Unit 100 is ready call Andrea 277-3942.Join Recovered Resources Group,The Knotty Beader,The Blindman & Robin,Metabolic Research Center,The Savory Market,Vape-Out,Jazzercize & C rumps Barbershop DEER TRA CKS T he ocean was calm for our fishing with no bites.We were hungry and decided to eat.The fish had the same idea.We threw down our lunch,grabbed our poles and caught dinner! Come by the coffee is on. H ave a Safe and Happy JULY 4th Re spon sible P ier initiati ve s t arted
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK OUTDOORS/ TIDES WEDNESDAY, JULY2, 2014NEWS-LEADER/ FERNANDINABEACH, FL ORIDA DISTRICT CHAMPS PHOTOS BY BETH JONES/NEWS-LEADERThe Fernandina Beach Babe Ruth 14U Allstars made a clean sweep in the district tournament at Fort Caroline over the weekend. The Pirates, who drew a first-round bye, beat Atlantic Beach 8-4 Saturday to earn a spot in Sunday's title game. A three-run walk-off home run by Kyle Richardson, below left, sealed the deal in the sixth as the Pirates won 13-3 over host Fort Caroline. Fernandina advances to the state tournament in Tallahassee in two weeks. Manager Jon Shave gets an icy shower from players Tripp Brown, Richardson and Scotty Rivenbark, left. Hogan Alvarez mans first base, above. TERINA MOORE/SPECIALThe Pirates include, front row from left, Cisco Moore, Beau Fleming, Ryan Edwards, Jacob Janzen, Scotty Rivenbark, Kyle Richard son, Davis Brown; back row, coaches Jon Shave and Bo Alvarez, Brian Morris, Hogan Alvarez, Price Moore, Tripp Vonnoh, Tripp Landtroop, Tripp Brown and coaches John Von noh and Scott Rivenbark. Anyone who would like to donate to help defray the cost of the trip to Tallahassee may contact Scott Moore at 556-3142. Above, from left: Scotty Rivenbark turns a double play at second; Tripp V onnoh went the distance against Atlantic Beach Saturday; catcher Jacob Janzen, manager Jon Shave and Sunday's pitcher Tripp Brown. Brown on the mound, far left. Price Moore r ounds third base; Shave with Brown, Moore, Brian Morris and Alvarez. Below left, Tripp Landtroop gets a hit Sunday. Below, Morris slides safely into second base.
2B W EDNESDAY J ULY 2, 2014 SPORTS News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Early Registration Deadline is Friday, July 18th, 2014Friday & Saturday, August 1 & 2 Fernandina Harbor MarinaFishing Hours: 6:30am to 5pm Weigh-in: 2pm-5pm Awards Dinner and Music: 5pm to 8pm Awards/Raffle/Silent Auction: 7:30pm Mandatory Captains Meeting is Friday, August 1st at 7pm Kayak Division 5Slam Prizes 3Species Prizes All Cash(Based on 50 Paid KayaksNorth Florida Kingfish Championship TWT 1st Place Kingfish Division $10,000 10 Places Paid All Cash(Based on 100 Paid Boats1st & 2nd Place Single Engine Boat Lady & Youth Angler All Cash(Based on 100 Paid BoatsTournament Director: John Hartrich 904-206-0817NLPSARules and Registration Forms at www.nsfafish.net
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACKWEDNESDAY, JULY2, 2014 SPORTS News-Leader 3BHeat, thunderstorms, vacations and injuries have kept the Wednesday and Friday Blitz at the city golf course at an all-time low. Last Wednesday brought out just 30 players with two players, Carl Galpin (80) and Barry Innes (82) taking top honors at plus 6. Larry McCorkle (82, plus 5) was third. First-place team included McCorkle, Garey Durden (89, plus 4) and Sammy Alvarez (82, even). In second were Galpin, Dan Rainwater (85, plus 2) and Larry Luett (83, minus 2). Capturing third place were Charlie Kicklighter (79, plus 3), Price Poole (74, plus 2) and Bob Dorsey (86, minus 1). In fourth were Barry Innes (82, plus 6), Rich Vredenburgh (88, minus 2) and Tony Lopez (86, minus 3). Friday was a little better with 32 players. Tom Wurtz (82) and Mike Murphy (83) were the two top guys at plus 8. Three other players were tied for third with a plus 4. First-place team included Murphy, Rich Vredenburgh (84, plus 4), Larry Griner (95, minus 3) and Jerry Dean (80, minus 5). Wurtz, Frank Finocchio (92, even), Garey Durden (94, minus 2) and John LaFear (84, minus 8) tied for second with Roger Oliver (73, plus 4), Carl Galpin (86, plus 1), Larry McCorkle (86, even) and D.D. Miller (106, minus 7). In fourth were Larry Brauda (77, plus 3), Paul Hensler (98, even), Jim Edwards (93, minus 2)and Hydie Peterson (79, minus 4). Jim Raffone just wanted to let everyone who reads this update of the blitz know this will be the last one for the summer. He will be having surgery and will be out for a couple of months. He also asks readers to keep a players in their prays. "We have some great guys going through some serious illness and I'm proud to call them friend," Raffone said. "See you guys in the fall. Stay safe and healthy."A A L L S S G G o o l l f f C C l l a a s s s s i i c cThe 10th annual ALS Amelia Island Golf Classic, r emembering John Louis O'Day, will be held Aug. 1 at Long Point at the Amelia Island Club. Tournament proceeds benefit the ALS Association Florida Chapter. Often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is a progressive and fatal neur omuscular disease. It slowly r obs the body of its ability to walk, speak, swallow and breathe. Registration, warm-up and lunch buffet are from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Shotgun start for the four-person scramble is 12:30 p.m. Dinner reception, including beer and wine, prizes, awards and silent auction, is from 5-8 p.m. There will be proximity contests and a raffle. Entry fee is $150 per player. Reception only is $50 per person. Contact Mark O'Day at 553-0576 or odaym firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.ALSGolf Amelia.com.W W o o r r l l d d s s L L a a r r g g e e s s t t G G o o l l f f O O u u t t i i n n g g A A u u g g . 1 1 1 1Three Jacksonville-area courses managed by Billy Casper Golf, the largest owner-operator of golf courses, country clubs and resorts in the U.S.,will host the fourth annual World's Largest Golf Outing Aug. 11 to benefit W ounded Warrior Project. The simultaneous golf outing will be played at more than 120 BCG-managed courses in 28 states and is open to all golfers regardless of ability. A USGA handicap is not r equired. Participating Jacksonvillearea courses are Bent Creek in Jacksonville, Fernandina Beach Golf Club and St. Johns Golf & Country Club in St. Augustine. Golfer check-in, shotgun start and entry fee which includes a $10 donation to WWP, round of golf, cart r ental, range balls, lunch, awards reception, on-course contests vary by course. All golfers will be entered into a drawing to win a grandprize, and prizes can be earned by teams with the highest contribution levels and best scores of the day. For information and to r egister visit www.worldslargestgolfouting.com. Golfers are encouraged to T weet @BillyCasperGolf using #WLGO14 with photos and updated during or after the day.N N o o r r t t h h H H a a m m p p t t o o n n i i n n v v i i t t e eThe Golf Club of North Hampton will be hosting the North Hampton Invitational July 26-27. The 36-hole event will be a two-person team gross format. Saturday will be a best ball of two and Sunday is a two-player scramble. Flights will be established based on the total team handicap. All handicaps will be verified at your club. Proceeds of this event will benefit the Yulee High School boys and girls golf teams and help with their needs for golf bags, equipment and uniforms. Greens fees, cart fees, practice balls, flight prizes, proximity contests, a skins game and players cookout are included in the $300 per team entry fee. Stop by the North Hampton golf shop for an entry form. Call 548-0000. G OLF NEWS RECREATION ROUNDUPFERNANDINABEACH P ARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT RECREATION ROUNDUP Vi sit www.fbfl.us for information on the following activities. OPEN ADULTVOLLEYBALLat Peck Gym Tuesdays and Fridays from 7-9 p.m. $2/day city resident, $5 noncity. YOUTH VOLLEYBALLat Peck Gym Tuesdays and Fridays from 3-5 p.m. For school and club teams. Players must have adult coach or adult supervision. Please call at least 24 hours in advance: 310-3353. $2/day city resident, $5 non-city. OPEN INDOOR SOCCER at Peck Gym Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m. $2 city residents, $5 non-city. OPEN BASKETBALLat Peck Gym Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m.-5:45 p.m. and Tuesday and Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., based on court availability. FITNESS AREAS Weight Room/Cardio Area at Peck Gym. Free weights, selectorized equipment, Star Trac treadmills, Precor elliptical machines, Schwinn bikes. Ages 13 and up (ages 13-15 with adult supervision; ages 16-17 unsupervised but with waiver signed by parent or guardian). Open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Tuesday and Friday from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Atlantic Fitness Room at the Atlantic Center. Precor treadmills and elliptical machines, Star Trac bikes, Hammer Strength plate loaded fitness machines, and Magnum Fitness Biangular Series machines. Ages 13 and up (ages 13-15 with adult supervision; ages 16-17 unsupervised but with waiver signed by parent or guardian). Open Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Daily/monthly fitness area fees: City residents $3/day; $25/month; $75/four months; $180 for 12 months. Non-city residents: $5/day; $31/month; $94/four months; $225 for 12 months. Daily fees and memberships are valid at both fitness areas. PERSONALFITNESS TRAINING. Available at Atlantic Fitness Room or Peck Gym with Jay Robertson, ISSACertified Personal Fitness Trainer, Performance Nutritionist, and Specialist in Fitness for the Older Adult. $30 per session, $75/week (3 sessions), $200/month (2 sessions/week for 4 weeks). Monthly packages include dietary analysis and food program. Call Jay at 904-3103361 to schedule a free introductory appointment. MAHARAJ TENNIS at Central Park Tennis Courts Summer Junior Clinics schedule through July 31 (Monday-Thursday): Level 1 (Tuesday/Thursday from 10:30-11:15 a.m., ages 4-8) and Level 2 (Tuesday/Thursday from 11:15 a.m.-noon, ages 6-10) $12/week city residents, $16 non-city. Level 3 (Monday/Wednesday from 10:30-11:30 a.m., ages 8-12) $16/week city residents, $20 non-city. Level 4 (Tuesday/ Thursday from 4:30-6 p.m., ages 10-14) $24/week city residents, $30 non-city. Level 5 (Monday/Wednesday from 4-6 p.m., ages 11-17 high school and USTAtournament players) $32/week city residents, $40 non-city. Junior clinicsinstructor: Rod Gibson, USPTA1 (904-891-6927, email@example.com) Adult clinics (MondayThursday and Saturday): Stroke Clinics Wednesdays from 8-9 a.m. (2.5-3.0) and 910:30 a.m. (3.0-3.5). Intermediate Drills Clinics (3.0-3.5) T uesdays from 8:30-10 a.m.; Thursdays from 9-10:30 a.m.; and Saturdays from 9-10:30 a.m. Intermediate/advanced drills clinics (3.5-4.0) Thursdays from 6-7:30 p.m. Mens doubles clinic (3.5-4.0) Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30pmj. $10/person/hour for 1-hour clinics and $15/person for 1 1/2 hours clinics. Pre-registration required (minimum of 3 persons/clinic). To re gister or for information, email michelemaha@ msn.com or call 548-1472. Schedule available at the Atlantic Center or www.fbfl.us. Central Park tennis court gate keys can be checked out at the Atlantic Center with a $5 deposit. Deposits are refundable if keys are returned within a year. Atlantic Center hours: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. AQUATICS AQUA1 and DEEPWTER AEROBICS at Atlantic Pool. Aqua 1 (shallow water) classes are Monday-Friday from 10-10:55 a.m. Deep Water classes (aqua fitness belts required) are Monday-Friday from 11-11:55 a.m. (Tuesday/Thursday class will move back to 9-9:55 a.m. on Sept. 2). Monthly, a class/day: $50 city residents, $63 non-city residents. Monthly, two classes/day: $60 city residents, $75 non-city. $5/day for one class city residents, $6 noncity. $10/day for two classes city resident, $12 non-city. PRIVATE SWIMMING LESSONS for ages 2 to adults. 30-minute single session: $20 city resident, $25 non-city. Four-pack: $60 city resident, $75 non-city. Eightpack: $100 city resident, $125 non-city. Schedule lessons at the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center. SUMMER JUNIOR LIFEGUARD PROGRAMS Introductory Junior Lifeguard Program (pools) offered on the following dates: July 7-11 for ages 8-11; July 21-25 for ages 12-15. Meet at the Atlantic Center Pool. $120 city residents, $150 non-city. Register at the Atlantic A venue Recreation Center. Junior Beach Guard Program (ages 10-15) offered on the following dates: July 14-18 and July 28-Aug. 1. This program is administered through Fernandina Beach Ocean Rescue. $150 city residents, $187 non-city. Register for either of these programs at the Atlantic A venue Recreation Center. LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAM SUMMER SWIMMING LESSON. Registration now at the Atlantic Center. Levels 1 and 2 (one-week courses): $40 city residents, $50 non-city. Levels 3 and 4 (two-week courses): $55 city residents, $68 non-city. Morning classes at Atlantic Pool; evening classes at MLK, Jr. Pool. Full schedule available at the Atlantic Center. NOTE: Free evening lessons available to qualified individuals with proper paperwork. Inquire at the Atlantic Center. SCUBACLASSES at Atlantic Pool DISCOVER SCUBA EXPERIENCE/BUBBLE BLOWERS PROGRAM: A1-2 hour introductory experience that consists of a short classroom session and trying scuba in our pool with a PADI Instructor. Ages 8 and up. $50/person city residents, $62 non-city. Scheduled at your convenience. PADI SCUBAOPEN WA TER CERTIFICATION: Private and group instruction available. $275 (additional check-out dive fee). Participants must provide their own masks, snorkels, fins, booties, and weight belts. Ages 10 and up. Training schedule available at the Atlantic Center. JUNIOR CAMPSG G y y m m n n a a s s t t i i c c s sFantastic Gymnastic summer camp is July 21-24 from 9 a.m. to noon for ages four and up. Cost is $85 for registered gymnasts and $95 for non-registered. Visit Fantas ticgym.com, email Fantastic firstname.lastname@example.org or call 225-0022 for information. The gym is located at 96070 Chester Road in Yulee. D D o o n n o o v v i i n n D D a a r r i i u u s s f f o o o o t t b b a a l l l lA two-day football camp, directed by former all pro NFLplayer Donovin Darius will be held from 6-8 p.m. July 14-15 for ages 5-14 at the Yulee Sports Complex. Register online at dariusnextleveltraining.com or call (904) 290-3320 for information.B B o o y y s s & & G G i i r r l l s s C C l l u u b b s sBoys & Girls Clubs of Nassau County is offering a summer camp for ages 6-18. Arts, sports, technology lab, field trips and special projects will be capped by the annual summer carnival. This camp is offered at the Nassauville location and in Fernandina Beach on Lime Street. V isit either club or call 261-1075 or 491-9102.G G o o l l f f a a t t O O m m n n i iOmni Amelia Island Plantation will hold a Junior Golf Academy summer series with six weekly sessions available for children ages 817, who will have the opportunity to work with professional coaches to improve their golf skills. Sessions are July 29-Aug. 1, Aug. 12-15 and Aug. 26-29. Cost is $200 per week, $75 per individual day. Camp runs from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Campers will work on full swing and short game with on-course playing and video analysis. Snacks will be provided. Miniature putt championship challenge on the final day. Hat and shirts are provided for campers. Students may bring their own clubs but clubs will be provided. Students walk the course; a lightweight carry bag is required. Students must bring their own golf balls for the course; range balls will be provided for practice. Call the pro shop at 2775907, email email@example.com or visit OakMarsh OceanLinks.com.Y Y u u l l e e e e c c h h e e e e r r c c a a m m p pThe Yulee Cheer Camp for beginners and experienced cheerleaders ages 515 will be held from 6-8 p.m. July 14-15 at the Yulee Sports Complex. For details, visit www.yaahornets.com or call Kelly Dikun at (904) 477-6692 or T ammy Peacock at (404) 402-9173. Wu r tz, Murphy plus 8, share mens Friday blitz titleSUBMITTEDLinda Scott, right, accepts the 2014 Fernandina Beach W omen's Golf Association club championship trophy from Julie Hensler at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club.
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK A mberjack, kings and cuda biteWhile navigating past the St. Marys NJ-2 jetty buoy, Capt. Kenny Crawford sighted a big school of menhaden holding just north of the buoy. Bringing his 33-foot Contender charter fishing boat off from plane and then slowly idling closer and closer to the big school of baitfish, first mate Matt Farlow readied the boat's large menhaden net. "Matt made one cast over the school of menhaden and we soon had enough live bait for our afternoon of offshore live bait trolling," Crawford said. "The live baits were a perfect size too for catching big kings, cobia and a wide variety of Amelia Island trolling gamefish. "After a 30-minute run to the FA fish haven, we soon set out a productive spread of live menhaden with two live baits rigged to downriggers and also three live baits fished right on the surface. "During our three hours of trolling, we were constantly hooking up to a variety of trolling fish, including kingfish, bonito, Spanish mackerel and barracuda. One of our guests hooked a real nice kingfish that pulled the hooks right at the boat." At the end of their fourhour fishing charter, Crawford arrived back at the Fernandina Harbor Marina with seven kingfish to just over 20 pounds and one bonito that was destined to be red snapper bait. The offshore fishing has been nothing short of spectacular during the past few days with a variety of striking fish being caught, including kingfish, cobia, Spanish mackerel, amberjack and barracuda. Large schools of menhaden have been holding just off from the St. Marys north jetties, making it real easy to secure enough live bait for a full or half day of offshore live bait fishing. Large schools of menhaden have also been schooling at the southern tip of Amelia Island and along the pristine beaches of Cumberland Island. Some of the more productive trolling waters in recent days for king mackerel have been FA, HH, AH and the Nassau live bottoms. The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council announced it will open a mini r ed snapper season beginning July 11 for recreational fishermen. The mini season is comOUTDOORSTerry Lacoss OUTDOORS4BWEDNESDAY, JULY2, 2014 SPORTS News-Leader TERRY LACOSS/SPECIALJeff Beyezuk, Justin and Emily Simmons, Rob John, Whipple Selby and Bob Jones, standing from left, were guided to this nice cat ch of kingfish and bonito. Mate Matthew Farlow and Capt. Kenny Crawford, kneeling from left, guided the lucky charter aboard the Crawfish. SPORTS SHORTSP P o o p p W W a a r r n n e e r rFernandina Beach Pop W arner football and cheerleader registration is now open for the 2014 season. V isit www.leaguelineup.com for additional information. Registration will also be held at the field house, 11th and Beech streets, from 5:30-7 p.m. July 7 and July 14.I I n n d d e e p p e e n n d d e e n n c c e e 5 5 K KOn July 4, the Vida Race Series sixth annual Independence 5K will take place at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. Afavorite of runners, participants can race, run or walk through the shaded, tree-canopied resort. Additionally, a one-mile Youth Fun Run will be held immediately after the 5K is finished, so pint-size junior family members can join in the fun. This years race will be chip timed. The courses will begin and end at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Racquet Park parking lot, next to the Verandah Restaurant at 6800 First Coast Highway. Check-in and day-of-registration is from 6:45-7:45 a.m. The races begin at 8 a.m. Y outh Fun Run begins at 9 a.m. A wards will be given out to the top overall male and female and the top three male and female winners in 14 age categories. All children in the fun run get an award for finishing. Pre-register by mail (forms can be found on AmeliaIslandRunners.com); in person (forms are available at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Health & Fitness Center and the McArthur Family YMCA); or register directly online at Active.com. Cost is $25 per adult; $15 per child (12 and under). Make checks out to Vida Fitness. Pre-registration closes July 3 at 9 a.m. Day-of registration checks and cash only will be accepted. All pre-registered participants receive a goody bag, which will include one race T-shirt and surprises from race sponsors.Y Y M M C C A A s s u u m m m m e e r r s s p p o o r r t t s sThe McArthur Family YMCAis registering for Fall volleyball and soccer. Registration runs through Aug. 10 and the season will begin the week of Sept. 2. There are also still spots available in the remaining two specialty camps, junior lifeguard July 7-11 and the basketball and volleyball camp July 28 through Aug. 1. For information, stop by the Welcome Center at the McArthur Family YMCAon Citrona Drive or email firstname.lastname@example.org. F F i i s s h h i i n n g g R R o o d d e e o o A A u u g g . 2 2The 32nd annual Fernandina Beach Fishing Rodeo will be held Aug. 2 at the Fernandina Harbor Marina. There is a kingfish division, inshore/offshore division and kayak division. Fish both the kingfish and inshore/offshore divisions during the Fishing Rodeo. The North Florida Kingfish Championship Tournament within a Tournament competition will also be added this year. It will be tied into the kingfish tournaments held in St. Augustine and Jacksonville and the local rodeo as a three-stop tournament trail type event. Online registrations are encouraged but checks will also be accepted. Tournament organizers will need 10 days to process a check if it is mailed in, so send them early to receive the early registration fee rate. See the registration instructions at nsfafish.net for more details. Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover credit cards are accepted. The early entry deadline is July 18. Early entry fees are $350 for kingfish division, $100 apiece for North Florida Kingfish Championship and inshore/offshore divisions; $50 for kayaks. For information on the fishing rodeo, visit www.nsfafish. net or call Tournament Director John Hartrich at 206-0817.F F r r e e e e s s w w i i m m l l e e s s s s o o n n s sThis summer Safe Kids Northeast Florida, led by The Players Center for Child Health at Wolfson Childrens Hospital, is offering a limited number of free swim lessons to children four and up whose families might otherwise not be able to provide them this year. Free swim lessons are available to those who qualify in Northeast Florida. Call the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center at 310-3358. Children who complete their swim lessons with a participating swim instructor will receive a Safer 3 certificate for a free ice cream cone from McDonalds. To find a participating swim school, visit wolfsonchildrens.org/watersafety. V isit safekids.org or wolfsonchildrens.org/safekids.S S p p o o r r t t s s a a s s s s o o c c i i a a t t i i o o n nNassau County Sports Association meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday at the county building, Yulee. Call 261-1075 or 277-1609 for information on the group.B B a a s s s s m m a a s s t t e e r r s s m m e e e e t tNassau Bassmasters, associated with the Florida Bass Federation, the Bass Federation and the FLW, meets the first Tuesday of every month at the Pig Bar-BQue restaurant in Callahan at 7 p.m. Membership into the club is open to anyone 16 and older. Call Bob Schlag at (912) 729-2282 in Kingsland, Aaron Bell at (904) 545-5092 in Callahan or Tim McCoy at 261-3735 in Fernandina Beach for information.A A u u x x i i l l i i a a r r y y m m e e e e t t s sU.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Amelia Island Flotilla 141, meets the first Thursday in the Amelia Island Lighthouse Cottage, located on OHagan Lane on Lighthouse Circle. Call 261-1889 for information. FE R N A N D I N ABE A C HTI D E ST T i i d d e e s s , S S u u n n & & M M o o o o n n : : J J u u l l y y 2 2 J J u u l l y y 9 9 , 2 2 0 0 1 1 4 4 Sat. 7/5 Sun. 7/6 Mon. 7/7 T ues. 7/8 Fri. 7/4Thurs.7/3W ed.7/9Sunrise6:27A Moonrise11:08A Sunset8:32P Moonset11:47PW ed.7/2High12:36A7. 92'Low6 :33A2.33' High1:05P7.36'Low5:47P2.81'Sunrise6:27A Moonrise12:00P Sunset8:32P Moonset12:20A Sunrise6:28A Moonrise12:53P Sunset8:32P Moonset12:54A Sunrise6:28A 1st Quarter8:00A Moonrise1:48P Sunset8:32PHigh1:13A7. 77'Low7 :12A2.40' High1:44P7.38'Low7:34P2.98' High1:53A7. 62'Low7 :54A2.41' High2:46P7.44'Low8:26P3.0 4' High2:36A7. 48'Low8 :41A2.33' High3:11P7.55'Low9:22P2.9 7'Moonset1:30A Sunrise6:28A Moonrise2:44P Sunset8:32PHigh3:24A7. 36'Low9 :41A2.18' High4:02P7.70'Low10:19P2.7 9'Moonset2:09A Sunrise6:29A Moonrise3:43P Sunset8:32PHigh4:17A7. 28'Low10:22A1.9 8' High4:58P7.91'Low11:162.54'Moonset2:52A Sunrise6:29A Moonrise4:43P Sunset8:31PT ide calculations are for Amelia River, Fernandina Beach. No corrections are necessary.Sun & Moon events are also calculated for Fernandina Beach, although actual times may vary because ofland masses.Low12:14A2.2 1' High6:16A7.36' Low12:14P144' High6.58P8.51' 904-277-6969 $ $10 10ANY SYNTHETIC OIL CHANGEOFF OFFHigh5:16A7. 27'Low11:17A1.7 3' High5:57P8.19'Moonset12:14A Sunrise6:30A Moonrise5:45P Sunset8:31P posed of three weekends, July 11-14, July 18-21 and July 2527. Recreational fishermen can keep one red snapper per day without any minimum or maximum size limits. Many area saltwater fishermen are simply dumbfounded concerning the dates that the SAFMC has designated as these same dates are set for a major run of kingfish tournaments. Many saltwater fishermen will be participating on the same dates in the Ancient City Game Fish Challenge (July 11-13) and the annual Greater Jacksonville Kingfish T ournament (July 21-26). Many saltwater fishermen prefer to troll during the heat of summer rather than to bottom fish. Also, red snapper move further offshore during the summer and are more difficult to both locate and catch. However, a good point to be made is families are on vacation during the month of July and may have their only opportunity to catch red snapper. The next major kingfish tournament will be the Ancient City Game Fish Challenge July 11-13. The popular Southern Kingfish Association-sanctioned tournament will be held from St. Augustine's Camachee Cove Y acht Harbor. For information call (904) 940-7745. Keep in mind a brand new tournament-within-a-tournament has been set for Northeast Florida kingfish teams planning to compete this summer. "This year we will hold the North Florida Kingfish Challenge," said Dave Smith of the Nassau Sport Fishing Association. "We are extremely excited about the new format that will include three events, the Ancient City Game Fish Challenge, the Greater Jacksonville Kingfish T ournament and our own Fernandina Beach Kingfish T ournament and Rodeo. "There is a $100 entry fee per event with a 100 percent payback. Also, the team that weighs in the heaviest weight of kingfish, maximum of one per tournament, will be crowned the North Florida Kingfish Champion." For information and rules, visit www.nsfafish.com. The dates for the Fernandina Beach Kingfish Tournament and Rodeo are Aug. 1-2. SPECIAL TERRY LACOSS/SPECIALThe Nassau Sport Fishing Association held a surf fishing tournament Saturday. Surf fishing legend Larry Finch, left, was on han d with expert advice. Jeff Jenkins took first place with a 2.7-pound pompano, Jeff Hayes was second with a 14-ounce whiting and Olivia Godfre y was the drawing winner. Right, Capt. Scott Thompson recently guided his charter guests pictured to a nice catch of offshore amberjack aboar d the Pipe Dream.
P P a a r r k k t t a a l l k k Marie Bucher, Park Service specialist from Ft. Clinch State Park, was the speaker at a recent Kiwanis Club meeting. Included was a video presentation of many of the over 170 parks in the Florida State Park Service (FSPS FSPS was established in 1935 and now contains more than 800,000 acr es of pr otected pr oper ty Last year more than 2.5 million tourists visited the parks. For t Clinch is one of the oldest state parks and Fernandina Plaza Historic Park (in Old Town) is the smallest at 0.80 acre. The FSPS is a national leader in state park management and was recognized by the National Recreational and Park Association as the best state park system in 2000 and 2005, making it the only two-time winner of the National Gold Medal for state parks. Bucher is pictured with Kiwanis Club President Scott Scruggs. CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK r P AGE 5B W EDNESDAY J ULY 2, 2014 N EWS -L EADER / F ERNANDINA B EACH FL C ROSSWORD /S UDOKU P E OPLE & P L ACES P ETS R R i i e e c c k k u u p p d d a a t t e e Recently, the Fernandina Beach Rotary Club enjoyed a pr esentation by Steve Rieck, executive director of the Nassau County Economic Development Board. Rieck talked about cur rent demographics for Fernandina Beach, saying its population growth has been flat for more than 10 years. While the county is projected to add about 20,000 new residents between now and 2025, Fernandina Beach will likely add some 1,100 to its population. Rieck said the median age in the city is 65, with less work-age residents and fewer childr en, which means reduced enrollment in city schools. More than 55 percent of its total taxable pr oper ty value comes from Rayonier and RockTenn, making it important for the city to diversify its economic base. Rieck said the NCEDB continues to work on targeting areas for development, including the Central Business District, Eighth and 14th streets and the airpor t. PHOTO BY MELANIE FERREIRA/FOR THE NEWS-LEADER F F o o o o d d t t r r u u c c k k f f u u n n At Quality Health on L ime Street in Fernand ina Beach, above, D aniel Pond and Michelle Malet of Community Hospice brave the raindrops last month to offer free WikiIce food tr uck lunches to certified nursing assistants, pr epared by D ianne Darabi and s erved by Steve Strawley, n ot pictur e d. Terry Brown and Maur een Paschke, right, wait to ser ve customers as Community Hospice paid its annual tribute to certified nursing assistants across Northeast Florida. PHOTOS BY HEATHER A. PERRY NEWS-LEADER SUBMITTED PHOTOS K K i i w w a a n n i i s s h h e e l l p p s s n n e e e e d d y y For the second straight year the Kiwanis Club of Fernandina Beach, through the gener o sity of the River Road Baptist Chur c h of wester n Nassau County, was able to contribute gently used clothing to those in need, above. Club members traveled to River Road Baptist Chur ch, collected, transpor ted and deliver e d five fully loaded tr u cks and vans of clothing to the Salvation Ar my s Hope House in Fer nandina Beach, below. This year, they were also able to provide clothing for The Barnabas Centers New to Y ou shop. PHOTO BY MELANIE FERREIRA/FOR THE NEWS-LEADER M M e e n n t t a a l l h h e e a a l l t t h h The Fer nandina Beach Rotar y Club recently welcomed guest speaker Carrie Anderson Mays, senior behavioral health specialist with Star ting Point Behavioral Healthcare, who spoke about Mental Health First Aid, a public education program offered by Starting Point that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illness such as anxiety, depression substance use and bipolar disorder. She likened the eight-hour course to learning CPR the objective isnt to save the patient, but to provide initial help in a mental health crisis until they can receive the appr opriate pr ofessional car e. Mays said the goal is to train as many people in the community not only to provide assistance, but to reduce the stigma of mental illness and substance abuse thr ough education. V isit www.MHFANassau.com to learn mor e. 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. Visit www.fernandinabeachrotaryclub.org. Cheers lives on at popular watering hole A nyone that remembers the popular television show, Cheers, will e xperience a time warp when entering a cozy steakhouse bar on Amelia Islands First Coast Highway. The s how popular from 1982 to 1993 is set in a neighborhood in Boston w here a lovable cast of characters meets to drink, relax and socialize. H ard not to remember the catchy theme song with its famous reframe, where everybody knows your name. Baxters is a popular watering hole where friendliness is always on the menu. You wont find Sam behind the bar or Cliff or Norm sitting on bar stools, but you will find M ike or Kay ready to give you the d rink of your choice. At the bar m ight be Cal, Bob, Ethan, Joy or Bernie. The Big G uy and I are always greeted by M ichel Azar, owner, or one of o ur favorite waitresses. Azar came to the United States from North Syria. His loyal clientele join in his concern for his family that remains in such a d angerous part of the world. Several y ears ago Azar was able to take his wife and three sons back to his h omeland. He has realized the American dream he studied and worked hard and owns his own succ essful business. His expertise? Food and beverage. Many islanders r emember him from his years at the Golf Club of Amelia. F ate often steps in and offers an opportunity for success. In 2003 Azar was busy planning the opening of a new business that would be named the Amelia Steak House. At the same time Baxters, then a popular steakhouse with a mid-island location, came up for sale. The rest, as they say, is history. T he Big Guy and I have favorites o n the menu and our waitresses smile as we order our predictable d inners and adult beverages. They know who likes extra anchovies, tasty skinny fries or e xtra ice on the side. Monday night is a favorite for the Big G uy they always have liver. You either love it or hate it the Big G uy loves it. Tuesday is meatloaf another local favorite. We have a birthday club and as each persons birthday rolls around we share a table at Baxters. A tradition carved in stone. But above all it is a steakhouse. The meat served is USDA Certified Angus Beef. No compromises. The b eef is consistently tender, juicy and f lavorful. Choose from the Entrecte Bretel, a grilled 12-ounce New York s trip steak served with a brandy herb butter or the Henry IV, a filet mignon topped with artichoke bott om and barnaise sauce. Something simpler? My favorite the 10-ounce r ib-eye cooked perfectly medium rare. B axters feels like a club where you are always welcome, get a warm greeting, great service and well, even, somebody may know your name. 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LITERARY LEANINGS F F O O L L B B o o o o k k C C l l u u b b F riends of the Library B ook Club meets the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the parlor of St. Peters Episcopal Church. Moderators are Norman and Marilyn W esley The next meeting is July 10, when the club will discuss Dodsworth by Sinclair Lewis; Aug. 14: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak; Sept. 11: Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson; Oct. 9: The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford; Nov 13: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Daj Sijie and Ina Rilke; Dec. 11: The Baby Boom by P.J. ORourke; Jan. 8: The Round House by Louise Erdrich; and Feb. 12: The Dinner by Herman Koch. B B o o o o k k t t a a l l k k Join The Duncan Lamont Clinch Historical Society for Amelia Island Then and Now, on July 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Amelia Island Museum of Histor y Rob Hicks will talk about his new book, which looks at how the town grew during the mid-20th centur y and expanded to other parts of the island away from downtown. Hicks is a native of Amelia Island and a local historian. He and his wife, Kim, also native to the island, ar e rais ing their two children here. He ear ned degrees from the University of Florida and works as a guidance counselor at his alma mater, Fer nandina Beach High School. Refreshments will be ser ved. Email clinchhistori firstname.lastname@example.org. B B o o o o k k F F e e s s t t e e v v e e n n t t The Amelia Island Book Festival (AIBF place Feb. 19-21 with an expanded T een Fest and new authors. As a pr elude to its February festivities, the festival presents Angelspeake by Trudy Griswold at a wine and cheese reception Aug. 1 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at a private home on Amelia Island Plantation. Author of four books, Griswolds first, Angelspeake, is now in its 23rd printing (Simon & Schuster). She has been featur ed on Good Mor ning America, CBS-TV and a PBSTV national documentary of her workshops. At the AIBF event Griswold will show you how easy it is to contact your own angels to r eceive their guid ance, love and support. Her books will be available for purchase and personal inscription. And you may make a private consultation appointment with her if you choose. Tickets are $35. Make checks payable to AIBF, P.O. Box 15286, Fer nandina Beach, FL 32035. For information call (706 email info@ameliaislandbook festival.com. F F i i z z z z , B B o o o o m m , R R e e a a d d ! Join the Nassau County Library System in the annual summer pr ogram, Fizz, Boom, Read! Programs are planned for children pre-K thr ough sixth grade along with events for the entire family. The theme, Fizz, Boom, Read!, includes topics about space, the planets, weather, colors, bubbles, balloons, juggling, animals and mor e. The pr ograms ar e fr ee, open to children of all abilities, are divided by age and r un through July 17. The grand finale will feature Mrs. Bubbles so dress for water games. Mrs. Bubbles will be at Ewing Park, in Callahan on July 15 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and at Central Park in Fer nandina Beach on July 17 at 11 a.m. and at 2 p.m. The pr ograms ar e sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Visit www.nassaureads.com. S S u u m m m m e e r r p p r r o o g g r r a a m m s s Summer pr ograms ar e held every second and fourth Tuesday at Books Plus, 1743A S. Eighth St. Books Plus will have story hour reading by Ms. Marsha for children under 6 years old and every second and fourth Friday children over six will complete science and ar ts pr oj ects. Both programs begin at 11 a.m. for one hour and ar e free. Contact Books Plus for information at 261-0303. 6B W EDNESDAY J ULY 2, 2014 AROUND TOWN News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK Sparkle is a Flame Point Siamese female who is just under 1 year old with a very sweet, friendly personality and a festive name for theu pcoming 4th of July holiday. S he has crystal blue eyes, m edium long soft fur and a p ink nose. Sparkle had a home of her own, but it turned out not to be her forever home and she was surrendered back to Cats Angels due to family circumstances. C an you make Sparkle a part o f your family or give any of o ur other deserving cats a c hance at a new life? If you adopt just one, it will give us space to help another Read about our cats patiently waiting for their new lives on our website www .catsangels.com. All of our cats have been spayed or neutered, are cur-r ent on all vaccinations, r e ceive r egular wellness care, monthly flea treatments and ar e micr o -chipped. Cats Angels Thrift Store/Adoption Center at 709 S. Eighth St. is open Monday-Satur day from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. or call 321-2267. Volunteers are needed to help us car e for the cats. Call, stop b y to sign up or download the Volunteer Application at www catsangels.com. If you have leftovers the Thrift Store at Cats Angels gladly accepts what is leftover from garage and estate sales, redecorating and downsizing pr ojects. Please call us about l ar ge items and we can pick them up. The only items we cannot accept ar e computers, older TV s and clothing. If you havent shopped at the store, come by and have a look as we have something for ever y one. The cats also appr eciate donations of dry food and litter especially now with allt he kittens. Dont forget to r ecycle your aluminum and c at food cans in the bins at the back of our parking lot. Cats Angels is an all-volunteer or ganization and r e ceives no gover nment monies. The revenue to suppor t our pr ograms is gained through fundraising, donations, and sales from our Thrift Stor e. Read mor e at w ww.catsangels.com. With the number of kittens now at ar e a shelters and r e s cue gr oups, you have not taken advantage of the free spay/neuter ser vices available to all residents through the SpayNassau II Program and the fr ee transport from Yulee a nd Callahan. Call First Coast No More Homeless Pets today at (904 make an appointment. Call Cats Angels at 321-2267 for infor mation or help with feral/community cats. CATS ANGELS Little John was named for the Robin Hood character, because he was a guar dian and protector. Our Little John wants to be that, and more he wants to be your best friend! Hes a friendly, affectionate dog who has become a major favorite of our staf f and volunteers. Hes a big guy, perhaps a Tosa Inu mix, and about 2 or 3 years old. He probably should be the only dog in the home. He loves to go for walks, and he walks very well on his leash. He waits to do his business outside rather than in his kennel, so if hes not already housetrained we think he should be easy to train. He has gor geous hazel eyes and he loves to gaze at you with total devotion and a great, big smile. Hell give you kisses on request, too! Hes he has a beautiful fawn-color ed coat that s gr eat for petting. Little John was high-hear twor m positive when he ar rived at our shelter and we have already started his treatment. It would be much easier on him if he could r ecover in a loving home rather than in the stress of a kennel with lots of bark ing dogs ar ound. It would be wonder ful if you could foster him through his treatment, with the option to adopt him when its done. The dogs we love the most are the ones whove had a tough time in life but still love people above ever ything else, and this gr eat dog cer tainly fills the bill. Please come see him! Cassie is a true beauty, with a beautiful personality too! Shes a Domestic Medium Hair mix with a luxurious coat thats wonderful to pet, but she doesnt shed any mor e than most other cats. She loves to be petted, and even has a favorite spot wher e she loves to be scratched. She has gorgeous pastel eyes, and her luxurious black coat looks something like a lion s mane in miniature. She was born in June 2005, so she qualifies for our Seniors for Seniors pr o gram, special reduced adoption rates for senior citizens adopting senior pets. Since shes a black cat she also qualifies for a discount on TuxedoT uesdays! Y ou can see pic tures and videos of our adoptable dogs and cats at our website, NassauHumane Society.com. Our adoption center at 671 Airpor t Road is open Tuesday-Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays from 11-4 and Sundays from 11-3, 321-1647, closed this Friday for Independence Day. Our Second Chance resale stor e will be open on the 4th of July with special sales and homemade goodies for our customers! Well be open as usual from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Second Chance is at 1002 South 14th St. in the 8 Flags shopping center, 321-0022, open daily except Sunday All pr ofits benefit the dogs and cats at our shelter. The NHS Dog Park will be open on the 4th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Nassau Humane Society wishes you a wonderful 4th of July, and please r emember to keep your pets away from fireworks and make sur e they ar e wear ing a collar and ID tag. NASSA U HUMANE SOCIETY F F e e r r n n a a n n d d i i n n a a 4 4 t t h h The city of Fernandina Beach Stars & Stripes Freedom Festival will take place at Main Beach on July 4 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., offering music, arts and crafts, service vehicles, food trucks, water s lide, bounce h ouses, face p ainting, cool treats and more. From 6-8 p.m. enjoy a Sounds on Centre concer t on Centre Street betweenF ront and Second streets, featuring the m usic of Island Vibe with a special patrio tic salute. Island Vibe, a recently f or m ed group based in the Amelia Island/Fernandina Beach area, is composed of five seasoned musicians, with thr ee distinctive lead vocalists and occa sional five-par t har monies. Their repertoire is as eclectic as the islands residents and covers tunes fromt he past 10 decades, including timeless c lassics by Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, E lvis Presley, The Beatles, Dolly Parton, Ray Charles, Bob Seger, Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, John Denver, Lionel Richie, The Eagles, Cr osby Stills Nash & Y oung, Billy Joel, Leeanne Womack and Jason Mraz. At 8 p.m. the Nassau County C ommunity band will perform at the d epot, 102 Centre St., at 8 p.m., followed b y a July 4th fireworks show at 9 p.m. For information call 238-1849, email email@example.com or visit www .downtownfer n andinabeach.com. T T h h e e R R i i t t z z Celebrate Independence Day at The R itz-Carlton, Amelia Island with a barbecue on the Ocean Front Lawn featuring a buffet including, seafood, barbecue favorites, sides and desserts. Participate i n games and enjoy live music in the e vening, followed by fireworks at nightf all. Tickets are $25 for children and $93 for adults. For details and reservations, call 277-1100 or visit www.ritzcarlton. com/ameliaisland. O O m m n n i i P P l l a a n n t t a a t t i i o o n n The Omni Amelia Island Plantation w ill host its annual Independence weeke nd celebration July 4-6 with fun for all. W eekend options include the Freedom Fest in Canopy Park, with yard games and family activities, as well as the Boardwalk Bash and the Steak Out at the Shops event, both located at the Shops of Omni Amelia Island Plantation. For infor mation visit www .omniameliais landplantation.com. B B i i r r t t h h d d a a y y E E x x p p r r e e s s s s R ide the Americas Birthday Express train in St. Marys, Ga., on July 4. Celebrate the bir t h of a nation with his torical characters and great entertainment as you ride through scenic woodlands and marshlands. T rains leave fr om Theater by the T rax, 1000 Osbor ne St., S t. Marys, Ga., at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p .m. on July 4 following the 4th of July P arade. An all-day festival is featured July 4th in downtown St. Marys, Ga. Get tickets at www stmarysrailroad.com or call (912 S S u u m m m m e e r r o o f f L L i i g g h h t t s s The city of Jacksonville, in par tner ship with The Jacksonville Landing and Pyr o Shows, pr esents Summer of Lights. T he series will light up the night sky over the St. Johns River as residents and visitors are invited to enjoy a fireworks spectacular on July 4 and Aug. 2. Each show will begin around 9:45 p.m. from two barges on the St. Johns River one i n front of the Jacksonville Landing and t he other east of the Main Street Bridge. V iew the shows along the Northbank Riverwalk and at Friendship Fountain Park on the Southbank. For information visit jaxhappenings.com and jacksonvillelanding.com. U U n n i i o o n n G G a a r r r r i i s s o o n n A Union Garrison will be held at Fort C linch State Park July 5-6. See how the s oldiers lived during the Civil War. Activities may include powder artillery demonstrations, medical demonstrations and soldier drills. Additionally, soldiers and civilians offer a glimpse into garrison life by taking up duty in the laundry, infir mar y bar r acks and kitchen. Hours ar e 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Satur day and 9 a.m.n oon Sunday. Call 277-7274 or visit w ww.floridastateparks.org/fortclinch. J J a a x x c c l l e e a a n n u u p p The city of Jacksonville and Keep Jacksonville Beautiful will partner with the Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol for the annual July 5 Beaches Cleanup following the Independence Day holiday fr om 7-9 a .m. Litter collection bags and gloves w ill be distributed at Atlantic Boulevard a t the ocean; Beach Boulevard at the ocean; and 16th Avenue South in Jacksonville Beach at the ocean. Participants must be at least 18 or accompanied by an adult, should wear stur dy footwear and sun pr otection, and bring their own drinking water Inclement weather cancels. Advance r egistration is not r equir ed. F or information call Keep Jacksonville Beautiful at (904 Sea Turtle Patrol at (904 SUBMITTED C elebrate America and the 4th of July with Crescendo Amelia Big Band at Amelia Community Theatre at 7 p.m. Thursday. Its a family friendly concert of traditional and contemporary patriotic music with the jazzy big band flair that Crescendo Amelia is known for. Local and guest singers add to the fun with selections as varied as Rock in the USA to God Bless the USA and The Star Spangled Banner Crescendo Amelia is proud to be Amelia Islands hometown big band and one of the finest musical acts in the region. They feature a full horn section and a rockin rhythm section, and they love performing for their fans. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students through college and may be purchased at ameliacommunitytheatre.org or by calling 261-6749. Amelia Community Theatrs main stage, at 207 Cedar St., will open the doors at 6 p.m. for door sales and begin seating at 6:30 p.m. Seats are not assigned. Call 261-6749 or email a firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. T his pretty kittys name is Sugar-n-Spice and she is defi-n itely everything nice! She is a one-year-old domestic shorth air. She has a very soft gray and white coat with pretty yellow/gold eyes. She is spayed, has a one-year rabies vaccine, a micro-chip and her boosters. She is just sitting pretty waiting for her special someone to t ake her home with them. This is Sierra. She is a 6m onth-old Labrador Retriever/Hound mix. She is mostly black with brown highlights and only weighs 23 pounds. Sierra is a very sweet and playful girl. She was having a ball playing with our volu nteers. Her adoption fee includes her spay, a one-year r abies vaccine, a micro-chip and her boosters. Best part is that she is heartworm negative. Sierra will make a great family dog. All she needs now is you. To see her in action, go to www.nassaucountyfl.com or w ww.petfinder.com. To see our pets in person, please come to the Nassau County A nimal Services, 86078 License Road, Yulee, 491-7440, T uesday through Friday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturdays 11 a .m. to 3 p.m., and closed Sundays and Mondays. NASSAU COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES CELEBRATE AMERICA 4TH OF JULY EVENTS T he American Association for State and L ocal History (AASLH t orian and author Jan H. Johannes Sr. is the recipient of an Award of Merit from the AASLH Leadership in History Awards for his dedication to preserving and sharing the histor y of Nassau County T he AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in its 69th year is the most prestigious recognition for achievement in the preservation and interpr etation of state and local his tory. Johanness recognition is one of 77 national awards the AASLH conferred honoring people, projects, exhibits, books, and organizations. The winners represent the best in the field and pr ovide leadership for the futur e of state and local history. Presentation of the awards will be made at a banquet during the 2014 AASLH Annual Meeting in St. Paul, Minn., on Sept. 19, sup ported by the History Channel. Jan Johannes Sr. has been involved with pr omoting the histor y of Nassau County since Americas bicentennial fever swept the countr y in the 1970s. When he noticed a lack of info on the ar eas history, Johannes scoured countless dark and dusty attics, researched newspaper archives both near and far, and conducted scor es of inter views with local residents. The result was Yesterdays Reflections, an extensively researched 366p age book containing hundr eds of photos and c olorful stories of the many Nassau County t owns and hamlets that either still exist today or have long vanished from the map. As he was finishing up his book, he and other like-minded individuals founded the W est Nassau Historical Society a nonpr ofit d edicated to the upkeep of the historic 1881 Callahan T rain Depot and to the promoting of western Nassau County history. In the 1990s, Johannes worked in Fer nandina Beach with the Amelia Island Museum of History and served on their Board of Directors. His expertise and knowledge of local history helped the states first spoken-word museum become a top-notch facility that today is one of the coun tys top stops for tourists and locals. Johannes has also penned Tidewater Amelia, a pictorial book highlighting the historic homes and buildings on Amelia and sur rounding islands and worked with internationally renowned artist William Maurer on Sketches of Amelia Island and Fer nandina Beach. In 2012, he co-edited Nassau County historian John Hendricks book, Following the T racks of Daniel Callahan. Today Johannes resides in Orange Park but is still actively involved with the West Nassau Historical Society and their cur r ent history projects. For information visit at www.wnhsfl.org. Historian lauded Griswold
nesses/conventions/ for information. NEXT WEEK C C o o o o k k i i n n g g c c l l a a s s s s Join Nassau Health Foods on July 7 from 4-6 p.m. for an interactive, demonstration c ooking classes at The Mustard Seed Caf, locatedi nside the store, that will make students feel like theyre in a live cooking show. Learn, taste and take home the recipes. Chef Bill Thompson of the Amelia Island Culinary A cademy will demonstrate modern Middle Eastern cook-i ng using organic vegetables and ingredients available at the store. Fee is $35. Prepay w ith cash/checks at the store i n advance to hold your spot. N N e e w w c c o o m m e e r r s s c c o o f f f f e e e e The Newcomers Club of Amelia Island will host its monthly coffee on July 10. Women interested in joining the club and who reside in N assau County (no matter h ow long they have lived h ere) are welcome to attend. For further information contact Lucy Bryan at (90419 or Lcybryn@sonic.net, or visit www.newcomersofameliaisland.com. F F i i r r s s t t a a i i d d t t r r a a i i n n i i n n g g A n open community train i ng for Mental Health First Aid is planned for 1-5 p.m. July 10 and 1 1 in the community room at the Fernandina Beach Police Department, 1525 Lime St. Participants must attend both sessions to receive the 8-hour certification. Cost is $50 per person. Register atw ww.mhfanassau.com and view the class calendar. To sponsor an individual or a class visit or call Starting Point at 225-8280. C OMING UP T T h h i i r r d d F F r r i i d d a a y y Join the Amelia Island Museum of History for its next 3rd on 3rd St Presentation on July 20 at 6 p.m. Special g uests Billy Burbank and Nick D eonas will discuss growing u p in Fernandina, and reminisce about the legacies and contributions of their respective families to local history Billy Burbank III is owner of Burbank Sports Nets. His family has been fishing and making nets in Fernandina since the early 20th century, a nd today they supply nets to sports facilities and shrimpersa ll over the world. Nick Deonas is the son of Jimmy Deonas and the grandson of Mike Tiliakos, Greek boat builders who helped establish the tradition of world-class boatbuilding in Fernandina. T his program is free for members, with a suggestedd onation of $5 for nonmembers. Seating is first-come, first-served. For information contact Gray at 261-7378, ext. 102, or gray@ameliamuse-u m.org. J J a a z z z z a a t t b b e e a a c c h h The American Beach Property OwnersAssociation will sponsor their last Summer Jazz Series of the year on A ug. 2 from 4-7 p.m. at B urney Park at American B each. Smooth jazz saxophonist Pierre Kendrick will perform. Bring your lawn chairs and come hungry and ready to relax. For information email amerbeachevents @aol.com. T T a a i i l l g g a a t t e e C C o o o o k k o o f f f f T he Amelia Island Convention & Visitors Center invites guests to kick of f the college football season with a barbecue competition during the fifth annual Great Southern T ailgate Cook-of f Aug. 22-23 at Main Beach. S anctioned by the Kansas C ity Barbeque Society, the event includes professional barbecue competition teams competing for cash prizes. Admission is $5 per person and the event features free live entertainment, including Beach Street Blues Band and more. For information, visitw ww.gstailgatecookoff.com. A A m m e e l l i i a a C C o o n n The first-ever Amelia Con will be held at the AtlanticA venue Recreation Center and the W omans Club on Sept. 5-7. This event is Amelia I slands anime, comic book, animation, video game, fanta-s y, sci-fi, and pop culture convention. The day of fun feat ures celebrity and comic book guests, cosplayers, artists, writers, Q&As, films, e xhibits and more. Tickets start at $10. For more inform ation or to purchase tickets visit www.ameliacon.com. B B l l u u e e s s F F e e s s t t T he fourth annual Amelia Island Blues Festival will return back to the ocean breezes of Main Beach Sept. 12-13. Friday night will feature t he Fernandina Beach High School Blues in School B and under the direction of Johnny Robinson and Roger Hurricane Wilson, followed by The Mojo Roots. On Saturday, the festival will continue with performances from a variety of artists, includingh eadliners Curtis Salgado, John Primer, Samantha Fish,B ernard Allison, Ben Prestage and more. For a full line-up of e ntertainment and to purchase tickets, visit www.ameliaislandbluesfest.com or call (404 ONGOING J J u u s s t t F F r r i i e e n n d d s s T he Just Friends Single Society meets once a month for dinner. If you are single and over the age of 55, call 321-1116 to join. Its free to register. M M e e d d i i t t a a t t i i o o n n g g r r o o u u p p T he Amelia Insight sitting g roup (Sangha T uesday at the Dome Healing Center from 7:30 to 9:15 p.m. They start with a reading and discussion of a verity of material related to the practice and philosophy of Insight Meditation and mindfulness, followed by a 45 minute sitting (30 plus1 5 minutes). Anyone intereste d in meditation is invited to a ttend all or part of the gather ing. To learn more go to ameliainsight.org or call 261-9143. G G e e r r r r i i s s C C o o r r n n e e r r Gerris Corner of Comfort, a nonprofit resource center forw omen with cancer, answers q uestions in a confidential sett ing, provides support group information, brochures, refer ence materials, a lending library and more through trained volunteers. It offers stylish head coverings, hairpieces, sleep caps, chemob ags with necessities and c omfort pillows free of charge. Open Monday-Friday from n oon to 4 p.m. in Maxwell Hall at Memorial United MethodistC hurch on North Sixth Street. Call 277-0099. G G e e n n e e a a l l o o g g y y g g r r o o u u p p Genealogy group meetings a re held at Yulee United Methodist Church, 86003 C hristian Way, Yulee, the second and fourth Friday of eachm onth from 9-11 a.m. New members are welcome. Call 2 25-5381 or Paulette Murrin at 548-9752 for information. M M a a r r i i t t i i m m e e M M u u s s e e u u m m The Maritime Museum of A melia Island hosts a program on a current topic every F riday at 6 p.m. The programs are jointly sponsored by the museum and Amelia Research and Recovery, LLC, the Amelia-based company that searches for and recovers sunken treasure fromS panish Galleons. The museum is located at 1335 S.E ighth St. No reservations are needed. Call (904 o r (904 TOURS W W a a l l k k i i n n g g t t o o u u r r V isitors can enjoy a 90minute walking tour of American Beach, including a stop atM iss Marthas Hideaway, a home built of hand-molded coquina blocks that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The tour also includes visits to the very first homes built on American Beach, and homes where a ctor Ossie Davis and jazz s inger Billie Eckstein stayed o n frequent visits. Tours are $25 per person. Call 2610175 for reservations. P P u u b b c c r r a a w w l l One ticket, four pubs, a wealth of historical information about downtown Fernandinaa nd a good time for all. Join t he Amelia Island Museum of H istory T hursdays at 5:30 p.m. to tour four of the towns most popular, notorious or otherwise historic pubs and bars. One ticket will get you one drink at each establishment and an earful of colorfult ales. Its a great way to see F ernandina and learn about i ts history T ickets are $25 per person (must be 21, must show ID), tour begins at the historic train depot in downtown Fernandina Beach. Reservations required. Contact Thea at 261-7378, e xt.105 or Thea@amelia m useum.org. SPECIAL EVENTS S S o o u u n n d d o o f f M M u u s s i i c c Amelia Musical Playhouse p resents The Sound of Music July 10-12, 17-19 and2 4-26 at 7:30 p.m. and July 13 and 20 at 2:30 p.m. This familyfriendly show you love f eatures local talent andl ive music from a 9-piece orchestra. The childrens roles are double cast so if you are going to see a specific student, please talk to them to find out their specific performance dates. T ickets are $20 adults and $15 students and available ata meliamusicalplayhouse.com through Brown Paper Tickets, or at the AMPbox office each morning and evening. Box office tickets cash or check please. Or, call 277-3455, leave a message and someo ne will return your call. The theater is located at 1955 Island Walk Way, Fernandina Beach. Email email@example.com. A n exhibit of local artwork w ill be displayed at Amelia M usical Playhouse during the performances of The Sound of Music in July. Artists interested in having their work displayed can email Jill Dillingham at firstname.lastname@example.org. P P o o e e t t r r y y C C a a n n t t e e e e n n F ernandina Little Theatre a nnounces the start-up of The Poetry Canteen, a monthly gathering of people who love poetry and want to share and learn in a relaxed environment. The initial gath ering is set for July 8, 6:307 :30 p.m. at FL T, 1014 Beech S t., with future meetings on t he second Tuesday of each month. Please bring a poem to share: one that speaks to you or one you have written. Selections should not exceed five minutes. Further discus sion is optional and will be directed by the interests of thea ttendees; Marilyn Wesley and Nola Perez are the facilitators. T his is a gathering to celebrate the joys and possibilities of poetry, in a positive and casual setting. Light refreshments will be available. For information about FLT activities or events visita meliflt.org. C C o o m m m m u u n n i i t t y y d d a a y y The A melia Island Museum of History presents its fifth annual Community Appreciation Day on July 12. Enjoy the lazy days of summer bouncing around in a free bounce house, listening to free live music, eating delicious free food, playing free games, making free crafts, winning free prizes and transforming your face into a work of art for free. All activities begin Saturday, July 12 at 10 a.m. and last until 2 p.m. and free admission to the Amelia Island Museum of History f rom 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information about this program email Charity Robles at email@example.com or visit www.ameliamuseum. o rg. THIS WEEK The Fernandina Beach H igh School Class of 1994 20year reunion is July 19 from 61 0 p.m. at the Fernandina Beach Golf CourseC lubhouse: 2800 Melton Road. Cost is $45 per pers on/$80 per couple. Contact Jean Beville Cooper at firstname.lastname@example.org for information. An optional family event will be held at Main B each Putt Putt Golf on July 19 at 10 a.m. Additional costsa re associated. B B i i n n g g o o T T h h u u r r s s d d a a y y s s The public is invited to play bingo every Thursday at the Legion, 626 S. Third St., Fernandina Beach, in the l arge smoke-free meeting hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. ande arly bird games start at 6:05 p.m., with regular play beginning promptly at 6:30 p.m. The b ingo session is nine games f or $20, with multiple jackpots p aid out. For questions email email@example.com. Proceeds support programs sponsored by the American Legion. L L e e g g i i o o n n d d i i n n n n e e r r s s T he American Legion Post 5 4, corner of Third and Gum streets in downtown Fernandina Beach, holds a steak night the third Saturday of each month from 5-7 p.m. Donation is $12 for a steak cooked to order, potato, corn on the cob, roll and a salad.C all 261-7900 for information. T he American Legion A uxiliary holds a dinner the second Saturday of each month at the Post. Donation is $8 for a pork loin dinner with two vegetable sides and bread. Call 261-7900 for information. L L a a p p t t o o p p c c l l a a s s s s A B eginner Laptop W o rkshop will be held in July at the Council On Aging East Nassau, 1367 South 18th St., Fernandina Beach for people interested in learning the basics of their computers. JanC ote-Merow, Computer C oach, is the instructor She h as been teaching private and group computer lessons on Amelia Island for 10 years. The cost of each session is a donation of $10 to Council on Aging, a 501(c charity. Call Jan at 583-2870f or dates and registration i nformation. J J e e h h o o v v a a h h s s c c o o n n v v e e n n t t i i o o n n Beginning July 4, Jehovahs Witnesses will gather for a three-day convention, Keep Seeking First Gods Kingdom! at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Jacksonville. All are invited to attend lively discussions of Jesus words. Programs begin at 9:20 a.m. each day. Admission is free. In addition, delegates will gather July 3 to clean and make minor repairs to the coliseum. Visit www .jw .org/en/jehovahswit CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 7B W EDNESDAY J ULY 2, 2014 AROUND TOWN News-Leader S ch ool suppli e s dri ve under way SOLUTION JUNE 25 Fill in the squares so that each row, column and 3-b y3 box contain the numbers 1 through 9. Solution will appear in the F rida y B-section. Friday June 27 Solution P EOPLE & P LACES NATURAL DISASTERS ACROSS 1. *Hurricane-prone U.S. city 6. Olympic chant 9. British singersongwriter 13. Gibson garnish 14. Hair goo 15. Subject of the musical, Evita 16. Declare invalid 17. Flower necklace 18. Latin American plain 19. *One killed over 200,000 people in 2004 21. Crying like a sheep 23. How many if by sea? 24. Chinese dynasty (1368-1644 25. In the capacity of 28. Chesterfield, e.g. 30. Designated limit 35. Do ___ others... 37. Schindler kept one 39. Art class support 40. Pains 41. Torchers misdeed 43. Japanese soup 44. Bear down under 46. Dublin land 47. 100 centavos 48. To imbue with soul 50. ____ Las Vegas starring Elvis 52. Bloodshot 53. Horticultural implement 55. Get it wrong 57. *Warm current 60. *Dry spell 64. Bye to Banderas 65. Pastrami holder 67. Umble Heep 68. That is, Latin 69. Reef fish 70. Artillery burst 71. Unit of force 72. Hole puncher 73. Senior DOWN 1. Castle feature 2. Travelersstops 3. Hokkaido native 4. *_____ St. Helens, erupted in 1980 5. They come with marriage 6. Wrinkly fruit 7. ___ no evil... 8. Way out 9. Kosher eatery 10. *1972 deadly blizzard killed thousands here 11. Goes with ding 12. Lennons lady 15. *Black Death 20. Dough 22. Mandelas org. 24. Like a hippopotamus 25. *Measured by seismograph 26. Soviet entity 27. Rand McNally book 29. *It can get wild 31. Pack down 32. Basket material 33. Band on coat of arms 34. *It can happen in a flash 36. 1952 Winter Olympics host 38. Reality TV star Spelling 42. _____ Say Never 45. ENT, e.g. 49. Local network 51. Kindle 54. Land of Gangnam Style 56. Like country life 57. Whirlpool 58. Property right 59. Facial protrusion 60. The Farmer in the ____ 61. Embellish 62. Possess or hold 63. *God of thunder 64. *This usually quickly follows disasters 66. Coniferous tree The Nassau County Volunteer Centers Corporate Volunteer Council, through its 14th annual G.O.K.I.D.S. (Giving Our Kids Important Daily Supplies) pr oject, is collecting school sup plies and donations for local stu dents who need them the most. Monetary donations will be used to purchase supplies and will be distributed among all area public schools by principals. Over the last 12 years, through the G.O K.I.D.S projects, mor e than $140,000 wor th of donations and supplies has r eached Nassau Countys public schools and teachers. The project will run through July 29. Distribution to the schools will take place on July 31. The most needed supplies include pencils, pens, pocket folders, wide-r uled notebook paper or spiral notebooks, crayons, glue sticks, clear or mesh backpacks (no wheels dry-erase markers and white or color copy paper, Kleenex, paper towels and wipe-ups. Gift car ds ar e also welcome. Those who wish to donate school supplies may dr op off donations at any of the following locations: Omni Amelia Island Plantation (Associate Services); Century 21/John T. Ferreira Insurance, 500 Centr e St.; city of Fernandina Beach City Hall and Lime Str eet of fices; Nassau County V olunteer Center, 1303 Jasmine St., Ste. A; Amelia Dental Group (Citrona Drive); First Coast Community Bank (14th Street and Target Shopping Center, Yulee); First Federal Bank of Florida (Sadler Road and Chester Road/AIA, Yulee); V yStar Cr edit Union on 14th Street in Fernandina Beach and in Callahan; CBC National Bank (14th Street); Hilliard Town Hall, 15859 West CR 108; Hilliard Recreation Center, 37516 Oxford St.; Hilliard Library, 15821 W est CR 108; Hilliar d Pharmacy, 551770 US 1; and Hilliar d Winn-Dixie, 541494 US 1. The drive is also supported by Rayonier, RockTenn and the Fernandina Beach Committee of the Callahan Lions Club and residents of Osprey Village. For mor e infor mation about how to help students in Nassau County email the Volunteer Center at ncvcfb@aol. com. Guitars needed Arts Alive Nassau is excited to report it plans to start a guitar program at Yulee Elementary in September as p art of its after-school offerings. To do so, they need d onations of acoustic guitars. Perhaps you purchased onew ith the idea of taking lessons or learning to play and never g ot around to it. If you have an acoustic guitar and would be willing to donate it to Arts Alive Nassau, they would be most appreciative. Contact them at info@artsalivenassau. org or 225-0575 during busin ess hours. By donating, you give a young child the opport unity to learn to make music. Arts Alive Nassau is a 5 01(c3ganization that provides free afters chool arts classes for children ages 6-10 in Nassau County.
8B W EDNESDAY J ULY 2, 2014 AROUND TOWN News-Leader CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR NASSAU COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.2013-CP-311 Division: PR-A IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERTJ. M CHENRY D eceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Robert J.McHenry, d eceased,whose date of death was August 5,2013,is pending in the Circuit Court for Nassau County,Florida,P robate Division,the address of which is 76347 Veterans Way Suite 456,Yulee,Florida 32097.The names and addresses of the personal represen-t ative and the personal representativs attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other pawns having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served mast file their claims with this courtWITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER TILE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTHABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is 25 June,2014. Attorney for Personal Representative: Christopher D.Keever Florida Bar Number: 94477 The Coleman Law Form,PLLC 10161 N.Centurion Parkway, Suite 310 Jacksonville,Florida 32256 Telephone: (904 Fax: (904 E-Mail: ckeever@ thecolemanlawfirm.com Secondary E-Mail: sherri@ thecolemanlawfirm.com Personal Representative: Mitchell Dunn 1550 Mars City Road Evans City,Pennsylvania 16033 2t 6-25,7-2-2014 4344 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR NASSAU COUNTY FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No.13CP318 Division: B IN RE: ESTATE OF ELEANOR ROWAN BEATY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Eleanor Rowan Beaty,deceased,whose date of death was November 10, 2013,is pending in the Circuit Courtfor Nassau County, Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 9 Osprey Drive,Amelia Island,Florida 32034.The names and addresses of the personal representativeand the personal representativs attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other pawns having claims or demands against decedentsestate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served mast file their claims with this courtWITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS N OTICE ON THEM. A ll other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file t heir claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER TILE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.A LL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.N OTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTHABOVE, ANYCLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH ISBARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is 25 June,2014. Attorney for Personal Representative: Constantine P .Ralli,Attorney Florida Bar No.0463418 Sullivan & Worcester LLP 1633 Broadway New York,New York 10019 Telephone: (212 Personal Representative: Elizabeth Rowan 1255 Ouray Avenue Grand Junction,CO 81501 2t 6-25,7-2-2014 4345 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA C IVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 454010-CA-000732 DIVISION: A CHASE HOME FINANCE,LLC, Plaintiff, vs. PETER B.CORBIN Defendant(s NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated June 11,2014 and entered in Case NO.45-2010-CA-000732 of the Circuit Court of the FOURTH Judicial Circuitinand for NASSAU County,Florida wherein JPMorgan Chase Bank,National Association, successor by merger to Chase Home Finance LLC,is the Plaintiff and PETER B CORBIN; JULIA R YOUNG; STATE OF FLORIDA; NASSAU COUNTY; NASSAU COUNTY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT; are the Defendants,The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at NASSAU JUDICIAL ANNEX 76347 VETERANS WAY YULEE, FLORIDA at 11:30AM,on the 5 day of August 2014,the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: TRACT 8,SPRING HILL UNIT 5, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 85 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAUCOUNTY,FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A CERTAIN 2002 FLEETWOOD MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS AFIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO: VIN# GAFL275A73696-BP21 AND GAFL275B73696-BP21 A/K/A 85774 LONNIE CREWS ROAD, FERNANDINA BEACH,FL 32034 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on June 13, 2014. John A.Crawford Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Tracy Poore Deputy Clerk See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you areentitled,at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis-t ance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (904 4600 (then press 0) at least 7 daysbefore your scheduled court appearance,or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call 711. 2t 6-25,7-2-2014 4346 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.: 13-DR-849 DIVISION: B IN RE: Termination of Parental Rights of: C.A.T., Minor Child and The Name Change of C.A.T., aminor, by her mother and next friend CARRIE G.FEDICK NOTICE OF ACTION OF TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS AND PETITION FOR NAME CHANGE TO: LANDON M.TRULL Current address unknown Last known address: 523 Marion Avenue Interlachen,FL 32148 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action of Termination of Parental Rights and Petition for Change of Name was filed in the Circuit Court in and for Nassau County,Florida,against you,LANDON M.TRULL,and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses,ifany,to it on the Petitioners attorney,whose name and address is Moses Meide,Jr.,817 North Main Street,Jacksonville, FL 32202,on or before July 25, 2014,and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled Court either before service on Petitioners attorney or immediately thereafter,otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Courton June 10,2014. JOHN A.CRAWFORD Clerk of the Court /s/ Pamelia Jones Deputy Clerk 4t 6-18,6-25,7-2 & 7-9-2014 4333 ---------Notice is hereby given to the following persons at the last known address of: Stephen E.Drakus 1247 S 8th St Fernandina Beach,Fl 32034 Candace A.Hartman 2476 SR 2 Hilliard,FL 32046 Rebecca M.Parrish 31217 Paradise Commons Apt 826 Fernandina Beach,Fl 32034 Curtis A.Tookes 1100 Lime St Apt 39 Fernandina Beach,Fl 32034 Pursuant to Section 98.075, Florida Statutes,you are herebynotified that you are potentially ineligible to be registered to vote.Failure to respond within thirty (30 notice is published may result in a determination of ineligibility by the Nassau County Supervisor of Elections and removal of your name from the statewide voter registrat ion system.Please contact t he Supervisor no later than thirty (30 of this published notice to receive information regarding t he basis for the ineligibility and the procedure to resolve this matter.If further assistance is needed,please contact theS upervisor of Elections at the numbers listed below. Vicki P .Cannon Nassau County Supervisor of Elections9 6135 Nassau Place,Suite 3 Yulee,Florida 32097 Telephone 904-491-7500 Toll Free 1-866-260-4301 TDD 904-491-7510 1t7-2-2014 4362 JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2009-CA-000769 MCM CAPITAL PARTNERS,LLC AS TRUSTEE OF VENTURES TRUST 2013-I-NH, Plaintiff, v. ALVIN G.BENNETT,et al.D efendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE is herebygiven that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the cause pending in the Circuit Court of the Fourth Judicial Circuit,in and for Nassau County,Florida,Case No: 2009-CA-000769,in which MCM CAPITAL PARTNERS,LLC AS TRUSTEE OF VENTURES TRUST 2013-I-NH,is Plaintiff,and Alvin G.Bennett,Melissa Bennett, Matthew Simians and Bank of America,N.A.,are Defendants, the undersigned Clerk will sell the following described property situated in Nassau County, Florida: Lot 68,Block 1,Sheffield Village, According to Plat Thereof Recorded In Plat Book 5,Pages 28 and 29 of the Public Records of Nassau County, Florida. Together with an individed percentage interest in the common elements pertaining thereto at public sale,to the highest and best bidder for cast at 11:30 am on the 14 day of August,2014,76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,Fl 32097. Any person claiming interest in the surplus from the sale,if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dates this 20 day of June,2014. John A.Crawford CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Asclerk of the court By: /s/ Sue Powell Deputy Clerk 2t 7-2,7-9-2014 4359 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTHJUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.: 14CA000084AXYX BANK OF AMERICA,N.A., Plaintiff, VS. ANGELA BLALOCK A/K/A ANGELA ARLENE BLALOCK; et al., Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Roy Wayne Blalock Last Known Residence: 45032 Coquina Way,Callahan,FL 32011 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclo0se a mortgage on the following property in NASSAU County, Florida: LOT FIFTY-TWO (52DEERFIELD ACRES ACCORDING TOTHE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5,PAGES 299 A ND 300 PUBLIC RECORDS OF N ASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense s,if any,to it on ALDRIDGE | CONNORS,LLP ,Plaintifs attorney,at 1615 South Congress Avenue,Suite 200,DelrayB each,FL 33445 (Phone Number: (561) 392-6391),within 30 days of the first date of publication of this notice,and file the original with the clerk oft his court either before July 18, 2014 on Plaintifs attorney or immediately thereafter: otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated on July 16,2014. JOHN A.CRAWFORD As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Karen J.Lockett As Deputy Clerk 2t 6-25,7-2-2014 4347 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.: 45-2011-CA-000051 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO BANK OF AMERICA,NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,(SUCC ESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION) AS TRUSTEE FOR THORNBURG MORTGAGE SECURITIES TRUST 2006-4 Plaintiff vs. PAULA W.SMITH A/K/A PAULA SMITH,IF LIVING AND IF DEAD; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PAULA W.SMITH A/K/A PAULA SMITH,IF ANY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES,HEIRS,DEVISEES,GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; CARLTON DUNES CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION,INC.; WELLS FARGO BANK,NA; COMPLETE PROPERTY SERVICES,INC.; AND UNKNOWN TENANT(S SESSION OF THE PROPERTY; Defendants, NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that,in accordance with the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 30,2014,in the above-styled cause,I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the front entr ance of the NASSAU JUDICIAL ANNEX,76347 Veterans Way, Yulee,FL 32097 at 11:30 AM on 20 August 5,2014,the following described property: UNIT 7702,CARLTON DUNES,A CONDOMINIUM,TOGETHER WITH AN UNDIVIDED SHARE IN THOSE COMMON ELEMENTS APPURTENANT THERETOACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 887,PAGE 1426,PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA AND ANY AMENDMENTS THERETO. TOGETHER WITH ALL INTEREST IN AND TO THAT EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT TOGARAGE G-73 DESCRIBED IN THAT CERTAIN EASEMENT RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 987, PAGES 1392 THROUGH 1396 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. Property Address: 4602 CARLTON DUNES DR,AMELIA ISLAND,FL 32034 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,IF ANY,OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated: 6-16-14 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or (904 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you a re hearing or voice impaired, call 711. John A.Crawford /s/ Sue Powell By: Deputy Clerk 2t 6-25,7-2-2014 4349 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CONSIDER ENACTMENT OF ORDINANCE Nassau County proposes to amend the Nassau County Land Development Code by adopting the following Ordinance: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES BY AMENDING ARTICLE 35 OF THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN TYPES OF SIGNAGE ALLOWABLE ON LANDS LOCATED IN THE SR 2001A1A ACCESS MANAGEMENT OVERLAY DISTRICT; PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING FOR FINDINGS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning and Zoning Board of Nassau County will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday,July 15,2014 at 7:00 PM regarding the proposed ordinance.Also the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday,August 25,2014 at 7:00 PM.The public hearings will be held at the James S.Page Governmental Complex,96135 Nassau Place, Yulee,Florida 32097. All interested parties are invited to attend the public hearings and to be heard.Copies of the proposed Or dinances and supporting inf ormation are available for inspection in the office of the Nassau County Growth Management Department,96161 Nassau Place, Yulee,FL 32097.Comments m ay also be directed in writing to the Growth Management Department,emailed to email@example.com,or received by telephone at (904 7328.All comments will become partof the record in this matter and subject to Floridaspublic records law. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in this program or activity should contact 4917328 at least twenty-four (24 hoursin advance to request such accommodation. 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 TOANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH MEETING OR HEARING HE/SHE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS AND FOR THAT PURPOSE,MAY NEED TO ENSURE THATA VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE,WHICH RECORD IN-CLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. The Planning and Zoning Board and the Board of County Commissioners may continue hearings on this matter. Barry Holloway,Chair Nassau County Board of County Commissioners Thomas Ford,Chair Nassau county Planning and Zoning Board 2t 6-25,7-2-2014 4350 ---------REZONING NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday,the 15th day of July 2014,at 7:00 P M.the Planning and Zoning Board of Nassau County will hold a public hearing at the Commission Chambers,James S.PageG overnmental Complex, 96135 Nassau Place,Yulee, Florida 32097 to consider application No.R14-005 for rezoning.Also,be it known that on Monday,the 25th of day of August 2014,at 7:00 P M.,the Board of County Com-missioners of Nassau County will hold a public hearing on the said application for Rezoning No.R14-005,at the Commission Chambers,James S.Page Complex location concerning the following described property in Nassau County. Location for the above described property is: On the east side of SR 200 at the end of Christian Road. R14-005 proposes to rezone approximately 24.28 acres from Residential General 1(RG1) to Residential General 1 (RG-2 This application is filed by: DB Florida Company,LLC,owner and Gillette and Associates, Inc.,agent. All interested parties are invited to attend the public hearings and to be heard.Copies of the Application and supporting information are 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,emailed to aoreooryenassaucountyfl.com,or receivedby telephone at (904 491-7328.All comments will become a partof the record in this matter. This hearing will be conducted as a quasi-judicial hearing. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in order to participate in this program or activity should contact the Growth Management Department (904or Florida Relay Service (1-800-955-8771 at least twenty-four (24s in advance to request such accommodation. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TOBE PRESENT AND BE HEARD.IF A PERSON WISHES TOAPPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE BOARD,AGENCY OR COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TOANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH MEETING OR HEARING,HE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS AND FOR THAT PURPOSE,MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. The Planning and Zoning Board may continue hearing on this matter.PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA /s/ Thomas Ford Its: Chairman 2t 6-25,7-2-2014 4352 ---------NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: FIRST COAST PAINT & BODY gives Notice of Foreclosure of L ien and intent to sell these vehicles on 07/17/2014,11:00 am at 474361 E STATE ROAD 200 FERNANDINA BEACH,FL 32034-0801,pursuant to subs ection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes.FIRST COAST PAINT & BODYreserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 2GCEC19V431390403 2003 CHEVROLET 1t 7-2-2014 4355 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTHJUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: 14-CP-136 DIVISION: B IN RE: The Estate Of: DANIEL E,LEE, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DANIEL L LEE, deceased,File Number is 14CP-136,pending in the Circuit Court for Nassau County, Florida,Probate Division,the address of which is 76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,Florida 32097.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representativs attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate,including unmatured,contingent or unliquidated claims,on whom acopy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A.COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate,including unmatured,contingent or unliquidated claims,must f ile their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OFTHIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NO TSO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication Notice is June 11,2014. CLYDE W.DAVIS Attorney for Personal Repr e sentative Florida Bar No.277266 Davis,Broussard,Martin, Bernard & Steger,P .A. 960185 Gateway Blvd.,Ste.104 Amelia Island,Florida 32034 Telephone: (904 MAE M.LEE and ERIKA DAWN LEE-HAMER Co-Personal Representatives 2t,6-25,7-2-2014 4348 ---------LEGAL NOTICES ARE CONTINUED ON THE NEXT PAGE. The legal deadline for the Wednesday,July 9th issue is Thursday,July 3 at 3 p.m. LEGAL NOTICES I SLAND MARKETS The Amelia Farmers M arket announces that a crowd favorite returns July 5. D olcissimo Desserts, owned and operated by Magdalena, has been making rum cakes since 1985 from an heirloom recipe handed down through n ine generations originating in Italy. Her goal was to bake the r ichest, flavorful Old-World rum liquore cake. She e ncourages shoppers to taste samples of the fine textured chocolate pound cake saturated with rum. Dolcissimo offers three sizes of cakes in two flavors. Also at the market July 5 w ill be All About U.S. Salmon, with wild Alaskan sockeyes almon straight from the waters of Alaska to your plate. T hey have sockeye fillets, hot and cold smoked salmon and Alaskan weathervane scallops. Another cant miss stop is Bottega by Liz Grenamyer w here you can pick up entrees and side dishes you put intot he oven or microwave and enjoy in no time. All dishes are m ade with only the finest, freshest ingredients and the entrees change weekly. The menu includes espresso-crusted pork, tenderloin, grilled salmon with mango chutney, and southern shrimp and creamy grits. Orchid Legends will have a large selection of orchids and other houseplants a nd can help with your quest ions about gr owing and repott ing your orchid. Fresh from the oven every Saturday are Spouse s fruit pastries, cinnamon buns, fruit-filled cobblers, mini-pies, muffins, sliced multi-grain and sourdough bread, focaccias, and meat p ies. C lean Ridge Soap will have i ts USDA Certified Organic handcrafted soaps, offering bars in lavender pepper m int or eucalyptus at $6.50 each and liquid soaps for $10 per eight ounce bottle. Jon of Meteor Street Produce worksw ith several small organic f arms and his own to bring y ou the freshest, organic produce the local area has to of f er Sign up for the E-Mail Newsletter at www .amelia far mersmarket.com. The mar ket is open every Saturday f rom 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Shops of the Omni Amelia Island P lantation. No pets. Call 4914872 or visit www.ameliafarmersmarket.com. The Fernandina Beach M arket Place farmers market will be open July 5 from 9 a.m.1 p.m. on North Seventh Street in downtown Fernand ina Beach, a location locals have loved for over a decade. The market has over 40 vendors who come to Amelia Island to share their special products with you. Joy Shepperd and her sons g row hot peppers on their Callahan farm. Joy then turnst he peppers into marvelous jellies, crushed peppers and pepp er flavored vinegars. Imagine jellied combinations like habanero and peach, mango and jalapeno, or kiwi and cayenne. Hot pepper flavors a re now available as crushed peppers or vinegars that willw ake up your taste buds. New to the market is Jays M arket Place. Denise brings jars of olive salad made from green Italian olives with an assortment of chopped vegetables blended with olive oil. Perfect for a muffuletta sandwich. Alexs Russian Bakery has changed his name to Ribault Bakery. This is fresh baked, o rganic sourdough bread, and n ow Alex is baking plain and c hocolate croissants, too. This is one of the local residents favorite booths. The Florida Georgia Blood Alliance and the Fernandina Pirates will be at the market if you want to donate blood, and i f you dont? Well, those P irates may spill a pint for you. M usic will be provided by Nassau County singer and guitarist Hambone, who comes to the Market Place nearly ever y Saturday to help his mother, Joy Shepperd, with her hot pepper jelly booth. T he Market Place farmers m arket is open every S aturday, rain or shine, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on North Seventh Str e et. W e ll behaved, leashed pets are welcome. Visit Fern andinaBeachMarketPlace.com or call 557-8229. Right Whale Festival set for Nov. 15 JACKSONVILLE BEACH The sixth annual Right Whale F estival is set for Saturday, Nov. 15 at Sea Walk Pavilion. Thef ree event celebrates the annual return of the endangered r ight whale to its calving waters off the coasts of Northeast Florida and southern Georgia. The festival features live music, artists and photograp hers selling gift items, expert speakers, food trucks, activi-t ies for kids, a beach clean-up with Keep Jacksonville B eautiful, a 5K race and 2.5K fun run, and exhibitors promoting marine science education, conservation, water recreation, and other fun outdoor activities. The festival was co-founded in 2009 by Sea to Shore Alliance and the National O ceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA to Shore Alliance is a 501c3 nonprofit that partners with NOAA Fisheries and other groups to protect right whales. NOAA Fisheries is the federal agency responsible for the stewardship of the nations livi ng marine resources and their habitat. JAXPORT is the host spons or in a partnership with shipp ing companies that participate in the Right Whale Early Warning System designed to protect right whales. JAXPORT has supported the festival sincei ts inception. Ship strikes are one of the major risks facing right whales on their annual m igration along the east coast. The early warning system entails daily flights to spot right whales from the air. Sightings are reported to commercial a nd military vessels, harbor pilots, port authorities and o ther professionals in the maritime industry. O ther festival sponsors include EU Jacksonville, St. J ohns Riverkeeper, Kayak Amelia, Georgia Aquarium, Marine Science Research Institute at Jacksonville University, HDR, Inc., Freedom B oat Club, University of North Florida, Harbor Branch O ceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University, M ayport Elementary Coastal Sciences Academy, Keep J acksonville Beautiful, North Florida Land Trust and Sun King Disc Sports. Organizers are seeking additional sponsors from the private and publ ic sector. Details are posted on the festival website at R ightWhaleFestival.com; inquiries are welcome at r firstname.lastname@example.org. SUBMITTED The endangered right whale is making a comeback; above is an inflatable right whale c alf at last years Right Whale Festival in Jacksonville Beach. S S p p i i d d e e r r s s Join a park ranger for an intriguing pr e sentation and gain insight into the spiders world on July 5 at 2 p.m. at the Ribault Club on FortG eorge Island Cultural State P ark. No reservations are n ecessar y the pr ogram is free. Contact the Talbot Islands Ranger Station at (904 isit www floridastateparks.or g. N N a a t t u u r r e e p p h h o o t t o o g g r r a a p p h h y y E ver dreamed of getting t he perfect shot of a great b lue her o n in flight or a bum ble bee nestled on a flower? Join a photographer and nature enthusiast for a leisurely stroll on the Fairway Loop T rail and learn techniques to h elp capture the beauty of the maritime forest and salt marsh on July 12 at 10 a.m. at the Ribault Club on For t George Island Cultural State Park. Bring your camera and photography supplies, sturdy shoes, bug spray, sunscreena nd water No reservations a re necessary, the program is free. Contact the Talbot Islands Ranger Station at (904 isit www. floridastateparks.org. HOME & GARDEN BRIEFS A A d d o o p p t t a a n n a a d d u u l l t t Cats Angels invites you to s top by and let them introd uce you to the cats living at t he Adoption Center. They are mostly adults, some have special needs and many have been with Cats Angels for several years. The cats come in all shapes, sizes, colors and have many different purrsonalities. The Cats A ngels kitties are well cared f or and loved but they all need a forever home and their own loving families. T o help them get a second chance at a new life, Ted K ostich of KDI Homes is s ponsoring the adult cats for qualified adopters. Cats Angels is located at 709 S. Eighth St. and is open Monday thr ough Satur d ay fr om 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Even if you cannot adopt a cat, consider the SponsorshipP rogram to help take care of t heir needs. Visit www.cats angels.com for details. Cats Angels is not a shelter, nor does it have a veterinar y staf f on pr e mise. Cats Angels is an all-volunteer 501(c3ganization that has given service to the community since 2001. PET PROJECTS
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 9B W EDNESDAY J ULY 2, 2014 AROUND TOWN News-Leader INTHE CIRCUIT COURT, IN AND FOR DUVAL COUNTY,FLORIDA C ASE NO: 16-2008-CA-554 DIVISION: CV-G PRIMESOUTH BANK, Plaintiff, VS. STAN MIZELL ENGINES,INC.,a Georgia corporation,WILLIAM STANLEY MIZELL,SANDRA.M. MIZELL,SOUTHEASTERN NEUROSCIENCE INSTITUTE,P .A,, TRIAD SYSTEMS CORPORATION,TRIAD SYSTEMS FINANCIAL CORPORATION,awholly owned Subsidiary,f/k/a TSC LEASING CORPORATION,and THE STATE OF FLORIDA, Defendants. ORDER RESCHEDULING F ORECLOSURE SALE THIS CASE is before the Court on the Plaintiffs Motion to Reopen File and Reschedule F oreclosure Sale,and upon c onsideration thereof it is ORDERED: 1.Plaintiffs motion is granted with respect to the following described parcel of real property located in Nassau County, F lorida as set forth in the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered herein on January 18,2011: PARCEL 3: Lots Fifteen (15Sixteen (16 together with those portions o f Lots Seventeen (17and Eighteen (18lying West of State Road 121,Cornwall Survey,Section Twenty three (23Township 4 North,Range 23 East,Nassau County,Florida, Less and Except any portion deeded to the State of Florida, as recorded in Deed Book 243, page 277,of the public records of Nassau County, Florida; RE#234N23-20200150000 (the Property).2 .Pursuant to the aforesaid S ummary Final Judgment of Foreclosure,if the total sum with interest at the applicable legal rate and all costs accrued subsequent to the Judgment are not paid,the Clerk of Circuit Courtshal1sell the Property at public sale on August 21,2014,at 11:00 a.m. to the highest bidder for cash atwww.realauction.com/ duval after having first given notice as required by Section 45.031 Florida Statutes.At least (3ior to the sale,plaintiff must pay the cost associated with the Notice of Publication. 3.The sale shall be conducted in the manner as set forth in the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure herein. ORDERED at Duval County, Jacksonville,Florida this 13th day of June,2014 Fredric A.Buttner Senior Circuit Judge 2t 6-25,7-2-2014 4353 ---------IN THE COUNTY IN AND FOR NASSAUCOUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2013-CC-56 THE HOMEOWNERSASSOCIATION OF TIMBERCREEK,INC.,a Florida not-for-profit corporation, Plaintiff, vs. KIMBERLY OATMAN,individually and KIMBERLYOATMAN as Guardian of MACEY-JANE ELIZABETH PECK,a minor. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is herebygiven that pursuant to a SummaryFinal Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action,Iwill sell the property situated in Nassau County,Florida,described as: Lot 213 of TIMBER CREEK PLANTATION PHASE THREE,according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 7,page 302,of the public records of Nassau County,Florida. atpublic sale to the highest and best bidder for cash on August 14,2014,at 11:30 oclock a.m.at the front entrance of the Nassau County Judicial Annex,76347 V eterans Way,Yulee,Florida, 32097. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on June 26,2014. JOHN A.CRAWFORD CLERK CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Michele Johnson Deputy Clerk 2t 7-2,7-9-2014 4366 Notice is hereby given to the following persons at the last known address of: Reginald C.Coker 61844 River Rd Callahan,FL 32011 Ronee I.Malama 76369 Long Leaf Loop Yulee,FL 32097 William C.Short 97161 Pirates Point Rd Y ulee,FL 32097 W ayne L.Walker 86154 Graham Ct Yulee,FL 32097 Corey G.Eaton 86096 Debbie Rd Yulee,FL 32097 Joseph D.Burchfield 27536 W Fourth Ave Hilliard,FL 32046 Robert S.Hutchinson,Jr. 36507 Pratt Siding Rd Callahan,FL 32011 Pursuant to Section 98.075, Florida Statutes,you are hereby notified that notice was published on May 21,2014 and May 22,2014 thatyou were potentially ineligible to be registered to vote.Failure to respond within thirty (30 after that notice was published resulted in a determination of ineligibility by the Nassau County Supervisor of Elections and removal of your name from the statewidev oter registration system. P lease contact the Supervisor to receive information regarding the basis for ineligibility and the procedure to resolve this matter.If further assistance is needed,please contact the Supervisor of Elections at the numbers listed below. Vicki P .Cannon Nassau County S upervisor of Elections 96135 Nassau Place,Suite 3 Yulee,Florida 32097 Telephone 904-491-7500 Toll Free 1-866-260-4301 TDD 904-491-7510 1t 7-2-2014 4363 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA IN RE: THE ESTATE OF ANGELINE M.LATINA, also knownas ANGELINE LATINA, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS TOALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: The administration of the estate of ANGELINE M.LATINA ,also known as ANGELINE LATINA,deceased,whose date of death was November 18,2012, File Number 2012-CP-264,is pending in the Circuit Court for Nassau County,Florida, Probate Division,the address of which is 76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,FL.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representativs attorney are set forthbelow. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the firstpublication of this notice must file their claims with this CourtWITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3 AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE,ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.FIRST DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE IS: JUNE 25,2014. DANIEL S.BRIM Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar No.0179174 Post Office Box 746 F ernandina Beach,FL 3 2035-0746 Telephone: (904 email@example.com PAUL A.LATINA,SR. Personal Representative 32419 Fern Parke Way Fernandina Beach,FL 32034 2t 6-25,7-2-2014 4354 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NO.45-2011-CA000156-AXXX-YX WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK,N.A. Plaintiff vs. HOWARD M.WILLIAMS A/K/AH OWARD WILLIAMS,ET AL Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment in Foreclosure dated JUNE 2,2014 and entered in Case No.45-2011CA-000156-AXXX-YX of the Circuit Court of the 4TH Judicial Circuit in and for NASSAU County,Florida,wherein WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK,N.A.is Plaintiff and HOWARD M. WILLIAMS A/K/A HOWARD WILLIAMS;_,AS THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF HOWARD M. W ILLIAMS A/K/A HOWARD WILLIAMS,IF ANY; NATURES WALK OF AMELIA HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION,INC.; JOHN DOE OR ANY OTHER PERSON IN POSSESSION N/K/A JOHNELL PRELIOU; all unknown parties claiming by,through,under or against the named defendants,whether living or not, and whether said unknown parties claims as heirs, devisees,grantees,assignees, lienors,creditors,trustees,or in any other capacity,claiming by,through under or against the named Defendants aret he Def endants,Iwill sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the WEST DOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE of the NASSAU County Courthouse,in NASSAU County,Florida,at 11:30 AM,on the 14th day of August 2014,the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment,to wit: LOT SEVENTEEN B (17-B NATURES WALK,ACCORDING TOTHE MAP OR PLATTHEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLATBOOK 5,PAGE 202,OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA. Street Address: 1131 B. NATURES WALK COURT,FERNANDINA BEACH,FL 32034 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any,other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens,must file a claim within sixty (60 sale. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the Courtthis 19 day of June,2014. John A.Crawford,as Clerk Of The Circuit Court By /s/ Amanda Stearn As Deputy Clerk Ifyou are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding,you areentitled,at no cost to you, tothe provision of certain assistance.Please contact the A DA Coordinator at (904 4600 press 0,at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance,or immediately u pon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired,call 711.P hone (904 Fax (904 TTD/TTY Dial 711 E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org 2t 7-2,7-9-2014 4356 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, F OURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: 10-CA-74 DIVISION: JP MORGAN CHASE BANK,N.A., Plaintiff, vs. CHRISTY G.CLAXTON,et al., Defendants. EILEEN TESTON, Plaintiff, vs. CHRISTY G.CLAXTON,EDWARD T.CLAXTON,and J.P .MORGAN/CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is given that in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on the 12th day of June,2014, in civil action no.10-CA-74,of the Circuit Court for Nassau County,Florida,in which CHRISTY G.CLAXTON and EDWARD T.CLAXTON were the Defendants and EILEEN TESTON was the Plaintiff,I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at the front steps of the Nassau County Judicial Annex,76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,Florida, between the hours of 11:00 oclock a.m.and 2:00 oclock p.m.on the 30th day of July, 2014,the following real property: Aportion of the MARGARET ONEIL GRANT,Section 46, Township 3 North,Range 28 East,Nassau County,Florida. For a point of reference commence at the Southeast corner of Lot 1,LANCEFORD CREEK PLANTATION,according to plat recorded in the public records of the aforesaid county in Plat Book 5, Pages 111 and 112; thence South 11 Degrees,20 Minutes, 20 Seconds West along the Westerly right-of-way line of Barnwell Road Extension (a 60 footright-of-way) as now established,a distance of 1242.08 feet to an iron pipe labeled FL 3718 and the Point of Beginning. From the Point of Beginning thus described continue South 11 Degrees,20 Minutes,20 Seconds West along the afor esaid right-of-way,a distance of 307.82 feet to an iron pipe labeled FL 3718; thence North 63 Degree,58 Minutes,17 Seconds W e st,a distance of 696.57 feet to an iron pipe labeled FL 3718; thence North 00 Degrees,22 Minutes,41 Seconds West (North 00 Degrees,21 Minutes,45 Seconds West per Deed) a distance of 322.45 feet to a concrete monument; thence South 63 Degrees, 58 Minutes, 17 Seconds East, adistance of 766.63 feet to the Point of Beginning. Said lands being the same property conveyed and described in a warranty deed given by Darlene E.Gibson to Edward T.Claxton and Christy G.Claxton dated February 14, 2001,filed for record February 22,2001,and recorded in Deed Book 971,page 1810 of the Public Records of Nassau C ounty,Florida. Parcel ID#: 46-3N-28-0000-0002-0200 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,IF ANY,OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER,AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHINS IXTY (60AYSAFTER THE SALE. Dated June 19,2014 JOHN A.CRAWFORD Clerk of Circuit Court By: /s/ Amanda StearnA s Deputy Clerk A DA NOTICE In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA),persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Court Administrators Office.If hearing impaired call (TDD (800or (800 955.8770(Vvia Florida Relay Services. 2t 7-2,7-9-2014 4357 ---------BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Nassau County,Florida invites sealed bids for: CRAWFORD ROAD C ONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING INSPECTION (CEI SERVICES NC14-016 PROJECT SUMMARY: Nassau County is seeking the services of a professional engineering firm to provide Construction Engineer Inspection (CEIvices for the Crawford Road new construction project.The project consists of paving of an existing dirt road,length approximately 6.5 miles. For detailed information regarding the bid due date and bid requirements for this RFQ, please visit the Nassau Countys website at http:// www .nassaucountyf l.com or contact the Contract Management Department at 904491-7377.Bid information is also available at http://www dem andstar .com ATTEST: JOHN A.CRAWFORD EX-OFFICIO CLERK BARRY V.HOLLOWAY CHAIR BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA 1T 7-2-2014 4361 ---------INTHE CIRCUIT COURTOF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY FLORIDA. CASE NUMBER: 45-2013-DP-35 IN THE INTEREST OF: A.L.B.DOB: 01/08/2001 AMINOR CHILD SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF ACTION BY PUBLICATION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that aPetition has been filed in the above-styled Court by the STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES for termination of parental rights and permanent commitment for subsequent adoption of the above named female child A.L.B.bornon January8,2001 in Bulloch County,Georgia.You are hereby commanded to appear before the Honorable General Magistrate Franklin F.Akel,at the Robert M.Foster Justice Center (Nassau County Judicial Annex),Third Floor Courtroom A,76347 Veterans Way,Yulee Florida 32097 at the h our of 1:00,P M.oclock on August 29,2014.You must appear at the hearing on the date and time specified. YOUR FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR FOR THIS ADVISORY HEARING CONSTITUTES CONSENT TO THE TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS TOTHIS CHILD,IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR ON THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED YOU MAY LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS TO THE CHILD NAMED IN THE PETITION. Pursuant to Sections 39.804(4d6g of the Florida Statutes (2013 you are hereby informed of t he availability of private placement with an,adoption entity,as defined in Section 63.032(3ida S tatutes (2013 I ndividuals with disabilities needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the ADA Coordinator as soon as possible,telephone (904ing or voice impaired call 711, W ITNESS my hand as clerk of said Court and the Seal thereof,this 18 day of June,2014. John Crawford as Clerk of Said Court B y: Michael E.Freeman As Deputy Clerk L.Ann Hendricks,Esquire Senior Attorney/ Childrens Legal Services Florida Bar No.: 0834394 STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES 4636388 State Road 200, Suite 3 Yulee,FL 32097 (904 4t 7-2,7-9,7-16 & 7-23-2014 4360 ---------IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 4TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 45-2012-CA-000857 WELLS FARGO BANK,N.A.,AS TRUSTEE,ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDERS OF THE HARBORVIEW MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST MORTGAGE LOAN PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES,SERIES2 006-12, Plaintiff, vs. NICOLE I.ROMANO A/K/A NICOLE ROMANO; HICKORY VILLAGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION,INC.; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS,INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR AEGIS WHOLESALE CORPORATION; KAREN A. ROMANO A/K/A KAREN ROMANO; UNKNOWN TENANT; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Resetting Foreclosure Sale dated the 20 day of June,2014,and entered in Case No.45-2012CA-000857,of the Circuit Court of the 4th Judicial Circuit in and for Nassau County,Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,AS TRUSTEE,ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDERS OF THE HARBORVIEW MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST MORTGAGELOAN PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2006-12 is the Plaintiff and NICOLE I.ROMANO A/K/A NICOLE ROMANO HICKORY VILLAGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION,INC.MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS,INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR AEGIS WHOLESALE CORPORATION KAREN A. ROMANO A/K/A KAREN ROMANO; and UNKNOWN TENANT (S THE SUBJECT PROPERTYare defendants.The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the,ATTHE MAIN ENTRANCE O F THE NASSAU JUDICIAL ANNEX,76347 VETERANS WAY, YULEE,FL.32097,11:30 AM on the 14 day of August,2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment,to wit: LOT 56,HICKORYVILLAGE PHASE TWO,ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7,PAGE(S AND 121 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF NASSAU COUNTY,FLORIDA ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,IF ANY,OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF T HE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disa bility who needs any accomm odation in order to participate in this proceeding,you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance.Please contact the ADA Coordinator-at (904 4600 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appeara nce,or immediately upon receiving this notificationif the time before the scheduled Appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or v oice impaired,call 711. Dated this 23 day of June, 2014. JOHN A.CRAWFORD Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Tracy Poore Submitted by: Choice Legal Group,P .A. P O.Box 9908 Fort Lauderdale,FL 33310-0908 Telephone: (954 Facsimile: (954 Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438 2t 7-2,7-9-2014 4364 ---------The St.Johns River Water Management District (District) gives notice of receipt of the following permitapplication(s Environmental Resource Permit Applications LFW Reserve,LLC,6200 The Corners Pkwy,Norcross,GA 30092-3365 application #IND089-138604-1.The project is located in Nassau County, Section: 37,Township: 2 North, Range: 27 East,and includes2 4.28 acres.The Environmental Resource Permit application is for construction of a stormwater management systemto serve a project known as The Reserve. The file(s mit application(se available for inspection Monday through Friday,except for District holidays,8a.m.to 5 p.m.at the DistrictsHeadquarters,4049 Reid St.,Palatka, FL 32177-2529.You may also view files at one of theDistricts Service Centers,but you should call Service Center staf f inadv ance to makesurethat the files are at a specific Service Center.Additionally, most permit application file documents can be viewed online at floridaswater. com/permitting/index.html. The decision on permit applications will be made at the DistrictsService Center where the application is processed (if the application is approved) or by the Governing Board (if the application is recommended for denial). You areadvised to notify the District within 14 days of this notice if you have questions, objections,comments,or information regarding the activity proposed in the permit application.Please direct your correspondence to Bureau chief, Bureau of RegulatorySupport, P O.Box1429,Palatka,FL 321781429,or by e-mail at email@example.com,and include either the Permit Application number or the Project Name.If you make a written request to the District for additional information regarding a specific permit a pplication,you will be furnished with the information available at that time.Please note that filing a writtenobjection does not entitle you to a Chapter 120,Florida Statutes, administrative hearing. Notice of District Decision or Intended District Decision will be provided to persons who have requested individual notice.A request for individual Notice of District Decision or Intended District Decision on the application must be received by the Districts Bureau Chief,Bureau of Regulatory support prior to the d ate such Notice is generated. Margaret Daniels, Bureau Chief B ureau of Regulatory Support S t.Johns River Water Management District 4049 Reid Street Palatka,FL 32177-2529 (386 1t 7-2-2014 4365 ---------IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 45-2013-CC-340 DIVISION: C THE COTTAGESATSTONEY CREEK CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION,INC. Plaintiff, vs. JULES W.CAMBAS; BETTY L. CAMBAS; COMMUNITY FIRSTC REDIT UNION OF FL; UNKNOWN OCCUPANT IN POSSESSION #1; and UNKNOWN OCCUPANT IN POSSESSION #2; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE UNDER F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that under a Consent Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 13, 2014 in case number 45-2013CC-340 of the County Court of the Fourth Judicial Circuit in and for Nassau County,Florida, in which THE COTTAGESAT STONEY CREEK CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION,INC.was the plaintiff and JULES W.CAMBAS, BETTY L.CAMBAS,COMMUNITY FIRST CREDIT UNION OF FL, U NKNOWN OCCUPANT IN POSSESSION #1,and UNKNOWN OCCUPANT IN POSSESSION #2 were the defendants,I will sell tothe highest and best bidder for cash at the front door of the Nassau County Judicial Annex,76347 Veterans Way,Yulee,Florida 32097,at 11:30am on the 29TH day of JULY,2014,the following described property: Unit No.1403,THE COTTAGES ATSTONEY CREEK CONDOMINIUM,a Condominium, together with an undivided interest in the common ele-m ents a ppurtenant thereto according to the Declaration of Condominium as recorded in Official Records Volume 1518,Page 1834 of the Public Records of Nassau County, Florida. PLEASE NOTE THAT ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE,IF ANY,OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE ACLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. WITNESS myhand and the Seal of this Court this 23rd day of June,2014. John A.Crawford Nassau County Clerk of Courts By: /s/ E.Michele Johnson Deputy Clerk 2t 7-2,7-9-2014 4358 ---------The legal deadline for the Wednesday,July 9th issue is Thursday,July 3 at 3 p.m. Call 261-3696 for information. ---------LEGAL NOTICES SUBMITTED PHOTOS The Nouveau Art Show, themed Monochromatic, is on view until Aug. 3 at the Island Art Association gallery, 18 N. Second St., Fernandina Beach. 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SR 200 C YAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK ANNOUNCEMENTS A NNOUNCEMENTS 102 Lost & Found If You Have Lost Your Pet please c heck the Nassau Humane Society facility located at 671 Airport Rd. next to the airport (904 Nassau County Animal Shelter, 86078 L icense Rd. in Yulee next to the drivers license building (904 105 Public Notice ALL REAL ESTATE Advertised H erein is subject to the F eder al F air Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on r ace, color, religion, sex, handicap,f amilial status or national origin, or the intention to make any such p reference, limitation or d iscrimination. The News-Leader will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation o f the la w All persons are hereby i nformed that all dwellings a dv ertised are a v ailable on an equal opportunit y basis. If you believe that you may have been discriminated against in connection with the sale, rental or f inancing of housing, call the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development HUD 1(800 the hearing impaired 1(800 9275. T HERE IS A LIEN on the following vehicles for towing and storage and will be auctioned off on the listed dates below: on 7/16/2014 a 1993 Geo 4DR VIN# 1Y1SK5362PZ065773 at 12 noona t 1683B S. 8th St., Fernandina Beach, F L 32034. (904 E MPLOYMENT 201 Help Wanted DRIVERS: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner E nterprises: 1-855-515-8447 CDL-A COMPANY. TEAMS: Start 55 cpm! Solo: 40 cpm! Increased Sign-OnB onus PAID at Orientation! All MILES P AID! Late Model Trucks. 1-866-2048006 REAL ESTATE COMPANY now hiring h ousekeepers. Best pay on Amelia and flexible schedules. Saturdays mandatory. (904 BEACHSIDE MOTEL now accepting a pplications for part-time H ousekeepers. Must be able to work weekends. Apply at Beachside Motel, 3172 S. Fletcher Ave. A/C SERVICE MECHANIC Must h ave experience. Clean driving record. D rug free. Mail resume to PO Box 17171, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035 or call (904 HAMPTON INN AND SUITES Downtown Fernandina is accepting a pplications for the following positions: M aintenance Tech and Housekeepers. We are seeking hands-on, friendly outgoing individuals to join our team. Applications can be obtained at the f ront desk and/or resumes can be e mailed to email@example.com. No phone call please. A VERITT EXPRESS N ew pay i ncrease for regional drivers. 40-46cpm + fuel bonus! Also, post-training pay increase for students. (Depending on domicile) Get home every week + exc benefits. CDL-A req. 888-602-87440. Apply @ A v erittCareers.com EOE F emales, minorities, protected v eterans, & individuals w/disabilities are encouraged to apply. ANF C HURCH SEEKING PIANIST Experienced in traditional African American hymns & gospel music. For appointment call (570 2 01 Help Wanted E XPERIENCED OTR FLATBED D RIVERSe arn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to qualified drivers. Home most weekends. ( 843)266-3731 / w ww bulldoghiw a y com EOE. ANF LEAD COOK Beach Bum Burgers at M ain Beach Putt-Putt is looking for an e xperienced cook and shift manager to ensure food quality and oversee daily kitchen operations. Pay is negotiable with opportunity for advancement. Serv Safe certification required. Please f orward resume to PuttPuttFlorida@gmail.com. SMALL CAFE seeks experienced cook passionate about preparing fresh, organic foods. Good pay, excellent hours. Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org BE THE 1STMedical Alert Company in your area, owning your own local distributorship. We do 70% of the work. Unlimited $ return. Investment required. Free call (844 ANF S EEKING PATIENT RELATIONS C OORDINATOR First Coast Oncology, Amelia Island. Bachelors degree required. Coordinate patient care by scheduling appointments, verifying insurance ando btaining medical records. Send r esume to: jan@firstcoastoncology .com M AGNA'S A Full Body Salon s eeks a full time Nail Technician. Magna's is 14+ years young. Great opportunity with existing clientele. Tom Hughes (904 FULL TIME OPPORTUNITY for upbeat customer service driven individual with retail experience, n atural foods knowledge, and a passion for health y living. Competitive Pay & E xcellent Benefits package. Send resume to: email@example.com o r fax to (904 also available at Nassau Health Foods. LOCAL LUMBER COMPANY seeking a class A but will consider class B CDL truck driv e r Piggy back forklift experience preferred but will tr a in if needed. Applications can be picked up in person at 117 S 3rd Street, F ernandina Beach. NO PHONE CALLS We are an E.O.E. E arn $$$ Helping M Ds! Process medical claims from home. Call the Federal Trade Commission to find out how to spot medical billing scams. 1(877 T C-HELP. A message from the N ews-Leader and the FTC. H AMPTON INN at the Beach is accepting applications for Room Attendants and Guest Services Representatives. Apply online at www.imichotels.com EDUCATION 3 01 Schools & I nstruction A IRLINE JOBS Start Here Get t rained as FAA certified Aviation Technician. Financial aid for qualified students. Housing & job placementa ssistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance (844 T RAIN FROM HOME Medical billing, Accounting Asst., Customer Service. No exp needed. HS/GED needed to apply. Sullivan & Cogliano Training Centers 1-8 00-451-0709. ANF M ERCHANDISE 6 01 Garage Sales LOTS OF PRETTYDAINTY THINGS P urses, scarves, shawls, art, frames, n eat kids stuff. 4 small vintage bentwood chairs, $75. Small round wood dining table, cookbooks $1. Sat. 7/5, 9-?, 125 S. 6th Street. GARAGE SALE Saturday July 5th, 3 105 First Ave, 9am-1pm. YARD SALE Rain or shine! 92014 Crane Dr. (2nd left on Piney Island Fri. 7/4 & Sat. 7/5, 8am-12pm. Clocks, paintings, chain saw, clothing, p urses, stuff! See you there! YARD SALE JULY4th & 5th 8am1pm. 86494 Sand Hickory Trail, Hickory Village off Miner Rd. Lots of t reasures for kids and adults. MOVING SALE furniture, washer/dryer, dishes, pots & pans, other household items, 86026 Carr Village Rd., July 4-5, 8am-3pm 602 Articles for Sale 8 OLHAUSEN SLATE POOL TABLE Like new, with accessories. Sheraton Model. $1,900. Call (904 ATTENTION SHRIMPERS! Taped cast nets for shrimping & live bait nets at lowest prices, Visa/MC oka y Hilliard, FL (800 www theartofcastnetthrowing.com FOR SALE Flex CTS Cross Training System, steppe butterfly presses squats curles leg presses, etc. $150. Call Jo y ce (904 A IR TOOLS F r aming, finish, coil, b r ad, sidew all, roofing guns. 12 inch compound miter sa w biscuit joiner, plunge/router. Patio furn. Body Opponent punching bag. (904 0026 6 07 Antiques & Collectibles H UGE SALE THIS WEEKEND at A 1A Antiques i n Yulee. Discounts will b e anywhere from 25 to 80% off. Sale varies by dealer. Friday & Saturday from 10am-5pm & Sunday from 1pm5pm. Come see us. 6 09 Appliances KENMORE REFRIGERATOR 25 cu. ft., side-by-side, white. Excellent condition. Call for details. (904 7265 6 18 Auctions O NLINE ONLY 2-DAY AUCTION F urniture liquidation including rugs, tables, household items, furniture & more. Jamestown, NC, Guilford Co. 7/11 at 8am to 7/18 & 7/21 at 1pm.I ron Horse Auction Co., Inc. 800-9972248. NCAL3936. www .ironhorseauction.com ANF R ECREATION 701 Boats & Trailers 310 SEARAY (2007 WELLMAINTAINED, like new condition. $99,900 with year complimentary indoor storage Ft. George Marina. (904 REAL ESTATE S ALES 8 02 Mobile Homes YULEE 3BR/2BA DW, newly remodeled inside & out. R e nt to own o r purchase. $995/mo. Inludes water & sewer Call (904
CYAN MAGENTA YELLOW BLACK 11B W EDNESDAY J ULY 2, 2014 CLASSIFIEDS News-Leader RENTALS 904.261.4066LASSERRER eal Estate, Inc.www.lasserrerealestate.comRESIDENTIAL L ONG TERM RENT ALS 3BR/2BA home on Lofton Creek 2,600 sq.ft.,dock,garage/workshop,large lot,gourmet kitchen, many other bonuses.$1,950/mo.P lus utilities. Ocean Park Condo 3br 2ba furn ished with utilities,2nd floor,1 car g arage,$1,950 monthly + tax 2500B First Ave.2BR/2BA 1312 a pprox.sq.ft.$1,150.00/mo.+ Util. 3BR/2BA Home in Marsh Lakes 1402 approx.sq.ft.$1,250.00/mo.+ Util. V A CA TION RENT AL AFFORDABLE WEEKLY/ M ONTHLY2BR/1BAOcean-view. 487 S.Fletcher.Across the street f rom the beach.All util,wi-fi,TV & p hone. 3BR/3BA townhome in Sandpiper L oop$1850/wk plus taxes&cleani ng fee. C OMMER C IAL 13 & 15 North 3rd Street,Historic D istrict 1500 + Sq.Ft. $2,400.00/mo. Two 800sf Office/Retail spaces,can b e joined for one,1,600 sq ft s pace,AIA next to Peacock Electric $ 12/sq.ft +CAM & Tax Amelia Park Unit B small office ( 2 rooms) with bath,576 sq.ft. $ 1050/mo.+sales tax. 1839 S.8th St.adjacent to Huddle H ouse,1,800 sq.ft.$1700/mo.lease +tax.Sale also considered. L OTS ATLIGHTHOUSE CIRCLEA wesome view of Egans Creek & Fort Clinch S t Park Single family estate lot adjacent to historic landmark Amelia Island Lighthouse. 370+/ft on Navigable side of Egans Creeka nd is one of the highest elevations on the east coast. $850,000 MLS# 37069 96106 WADES PLACEF ormerly the Down Under Restaurant, one of Fernandina's landmark restaurants on deep w ater w/ dock & small craft launch. Tons of potential for this truly one-of-a-kind property w ith endless possibilities. Also includes large deck,"party" shed, 3 apartments and office/mgr space. Must see to appreciate!PROPERTYSOLD AS IS $650,000. MLS#61913 8 7067 HAVEN ROADJ ust over 3 acres of land, with a Mobile home i n place. Home is anchored on concrete footings, several storage sheds behind home convey. Lot has been sectioned into several dif-f erent fields for livestock or horses. Owner is aLicensed Realtor. Culvert and entrance to p roperty is negotiable. $149,000 MLS#6131036841 PINE STM INI COUNTRYESTATEOlder 5 Bed/2Ba Home with C haracter,Charm & Lots ofPotential Family Room & Great R oom. 2 Sided Fireplace, Master Downstairs,Carport & S eparate Large Utility Room. Seller will provide a One Year H omeWarranty!!! Situated on 4 Acres with mature trees. Large O ak! Fronts paved roads. Small older barn. Horse & Pony are allowed, call for information. From Traffic light go west on CR 108, turn Left on Pine Street, Home onLeft. Large Magnolia Tree in front. Property extends to Ingraham Road &backs to the fence line.$ 298,000 MLS#62347 SOUTH FLETCHER AVENUEP ristine 75' Oceanfront lot on Amelia Island. Y our chance to own one of the few remaining Oceanfront lots available on Amelia Island. Buy now for either investment or to build. $525,500 MLS#56671 CUSTOMIZED 3BR/2BACustomized 3 Br with a office/study, Split Bedroom, has transom windows for natural light in hallway, tinted windows in kitchen dining, custom built in shelving Granite Countertops. Garage is heated & cooled, locat-e d on the south end of Amelia Island, home in Golfside South with a Championship golf course short walk to beachs, with community pool. Pool and beach access for Golfside is located on Ritz side of road. Whole house wired for security system.$ 459,000 MLS#5907086088 RHOERLAN PLACELarge undeveloped parcel on Lofton Creek, Feasibility study done in 2012shows 15 lots, 7on the creek is on file in our office. $540,000 MLS#60872 HISTORIC DISTRICT This 2784 appox. sq. ft. vintage home has been modified into 4 apartments.The largest apartment has a fireplace, hardwood floors, eat-in kitchen and has been well maintained. Rent all units or live in one and rent the others out. The property consists of 3-1br/1ba & 1-2br/1ba. $302,000 MLS#53575 1521 FERNANDINAROAD Private Home on an estate sized lot, located on the Island. Centrally located on the island, this home is close to the beach, shopping areas, and downtown, yet still in the county. This area is one of the only ones on the Island that allows horses. Arare property for sure! $625,000 MLS#62664RACHAELAVENUE 75x100lot $130,000 2.66 ACRE LOT in Nassauville, undeveloped and ready to build. Deeded Access to Rainbow Acres Boat Ramp and short distance from new county boat ramp. $149,000 MLS #57615 COMMERCIALLOT 851018 US Why 17 (zoned CG Frontage on US Highway 17. It does have a 30X20 Block Building divided into 3 separate bays with roll up doors; which need work. T ake down the building and build to suit or renovate the building to fit your business. AWESOME VIEW of Egans Creek & Ft. Clinch State Park, single family estate lot adjacent to historic landmark Amelia Island Lighthouse. 370+/ft. on navigable Egans Creek. One of the highest elevations on the east coast. Possible oceanview and/or view of downtown Fernandina Beach. Tree/top/boundary survey on file $850,000 MLS#37069 Ocean front 75 ft lot $525,000 MLS 56671 DESIRABLE 1 ACRE Lot on the South End of the Island, Beautiful trees and Estate sized lot make this a difficult to find property on Amelia, $250,000 for the Acre, or the corner 1/2acre for $139,000 and the inside 1/2 for $124,900.YULEEMINI WAREHOUSE Good opportunity to grow your own self storage facility and/or add new retail/office. 570on U.S. 17, total 3.5 acres+/-. Warehouse on approx. 2acres. $1,575,000 RESIDENTIALLOT 1323 Beech Street. 51 x 86 feet corner lot at 14th street and Beech. PRIME FRONTAGE ALONG US 17 just north of A1A, High development area in the heart of Yulee. $295,000. Owner Financing Possible. Plans for an 11,00 s.f. Professional Office Building on file. 64 ACRES along Amelia Island Parkway for a Master Planned Development R E D U C E D LOTS COMMERCIAL& DEVELOPMENT 3028S. 8th St./A1A, Fernandina Beach, FL32035www.lasserrerealestate.com firstname.lastname@example.org Think Ill let that native land agent be my guide. LASSERREREALESTATE, INC.P Exceeding Expectations Paul BarnesCELL 904-753-0256 email@example.com www.ameliaforsale.com3 3107 SUNNYPARKE CIRCLE3413 SQ FT4BR/ 4BA. Brick. 3 Car Garage. 20" tile throughout living areas and screened rear patio overlooking large pond. Private section of Flora Parke. 10' ceilings,t rayed in MBR. Bonus Rm 12x30. 4 Bathrooms have tub a nd shower including bonus mother-in-law room. Interior, exterior gardens and lawn with separate well for watering. Two zone HVAC. 5-ton and 3-ton units. 5 sets of French doors. Transom windows throughout PROVIDES GREATNATURALLIGHTIN HOME. M LS#63045 $399,900 8 61805 NORTH HAMPTON CLUB WAY M ove in ready, immaculate home located in North Hampton. Open floor plan with master on the first floor. Upstairs loft idea for a familyr oom. Crown molding, wood & title flooring with c arpet in the bedrooms. Sliding doors leading o ut screened lanai. Large kitchen has island breakfast bar and breakfast nook looking out to the lanai with view oft he preserve. Kitchen opens to an i nviting great room with fireplace and tray ceilings. $339,000 MLS#63021 C C e e l l l l ( ( 9 9 0 0 4 4 ) ) 9 9 9 9 4 4 2 2 5 5 0 0 5 5S S u u s s a a n n M M c c E E w w e e n n @ @ W W a a t t s s o o n n R R e e a a l l t t y y C C o o r r p p . c c o o m m 1130 S FLETCHER AVENUE Magnificent Ocean views from this Quaint Beachfront Cottage. Wake up in either of the 2 bedrooms and watch the beautiful sunrise over the ocean. Galley kitchen with butler pantry. Open family-dining room combination. New stucco exterior and drive way pavers give this home lots of curb appeal. Recent interior upgrades / remodel. Fresh and clean ready to move in and enjoy. Large back covered lanai with pavers and big open deck overlooking the beach with private boardwalk to the water. Outdoor shower. Furniture negotiable. $599,000 MLS#63147 C C e e l l l l ( ( 9 9 0 0 4 4 ) ) 9 9 9 9 4 4 2 2 5 5 0 0 5 5S S u u s s a a n n M M c c E E w w e e n n @ @ W W a a t t s s o o n n R R e e a a l l t t y y C C o o r r p p . c c o o m m U NIT 29 AT NORTH POINTE, end of Tarpon Ave., p erfectly maintained townhome overlooking e xpansive sunset views over Ft. Clinch State Park d unes! Oceanview from 3rd floor. Beach is two b locks away for long walks.Very quiet North end of the Island these Townhomes at the end of the street not a thoroughfare. Furnishings negotiable. S ee Virtual Tour:http://www.obeo.com/904171 $197,000 MLS#63221 Leigh Anderson, GRI 904-607-1010Realtor-Licensed Mortgage Brokerl firstname.lastname@example.org O ne-person suites High speed internet C onference room M ailbox service B reak room *****************All-inclusive pricingM onthly $ 300 V irtual office $ 99AmeliaOfficeSuites.comT: email@example.com A MELIA O FFICE SUITES910 S 8TH ST F ERNANDINA BEACH TEL. 904-310-6659 (9041-40112057 S. Fletcher Ave. LONGTERMRENTALS Fernandina Beach Realty Amelia-ERA.com HIBISCUS COURT -3 b edroom, 2.5 condo at Amelia Green. One car garage. $1395 p er month. Available 7/22/14 PARK SQUARE PLACE 3bedroom, 2 bath house in Egan's Bluff. 2 car garage, f enced in backyard. $1325 per month. Available 7/3/14 HARBOR COURT3 b edroom, 2 bath home. 2 car garage, $1350 per month includes: lawn maintenance No pets. Available Now. Looking fora Long Term Property Manager?With 150+ properties and over 30 y ears of experience we are here for you. Contact Chuck Lynch for more information. NLPSA 8 55 Apartments F urnished BEAUTIFUL, FULLY FURNISHED 2BR/2BA APT. in historic downtown Fernandina. Available immediately. Utilities included. (904 8 56 Apartments U nfurnished POST OAK APTS (904 Affordable living located at 996 Citrona Dr. Fernandina Beach, FL. Rent starts at $597 per month. C entral a/c. 2 bedroom apts avail. i mmediately. TDD Hearing Impaired n umber #711This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Equal Housing Opportunit 858 Condos-Unfurnished 2BR/1BA Fernandina Shores Condo, u nfurnished & new appliances. $925/ m o. + 1 month security deposit. 2 blocks from beach. (904 2 BR/2BA W asher/dryer, refrigerator, pool, tennis, covered rear porch. 12 month lease. Service animals only. No s moking. $895/mo + dep. (904 1105 860 Homes-Unfurnished S MALL 3/BR HOUSE w ith large fenced in yard, available 7/15, $900/month, 548-8189 VISITwww.chaplinwilliamsrentals. com for the most recent information o n Long Term Rentals. Updated Daily. C haplin Williams Rentals, The Area's Premier Rental Company 1BR COTTAGE fenced yard, $700/mo, first & last months rent, security deposit + references, near downtown, call 904-415-0311 861 Vacation Rentals OCEANVIEW 3BR/2BA & 2BR/1BA. Call (904 Realtor, for special rates. 8 63 Office EXECUTIVE OFFICE SUITES Office space from 100 sq. ft. to 2,000 sq. ft. Includes utilities, Internet, common area receptionist, conference room, break room, & security. For info call (904 8 64 Commercial/Retail O FFICE/RETAIL SPACE f or rent. 924 sq. ft. downstairs, 924 sq. ft. upstairs and 2018 sq. ft. retail space avail soon. Palmetto Walk. (904 1 062. T RANSPORTATION 9 01 Automobiles GOOD BEACH JEEP Hard top, air, n ew tires. $6000/OBO. (904 806 Waterfront Waterfront Homes & Lots Call (904 Lasserre, Realtor. 8 11 Commercial/Retail RESTAURANT FOR SALE Ongoing o peration, fully equipped. High 6 figure s ales. Great location. Modern building, g ood lease. For appointment, and confidential information, please call (904 REAL ESTATE R ENTALS 8 51 Roommate Wanted 2BR 1ST AVE to share. Your part $600/mo. (includes all Mature, professional, must work a full time job. (404ve a msg. N EED TWO ROOMMATES f or 3/br on island, $300, 904-310-9367 or 904430-3272 8 52 Mobile Homes 4BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE Newly remodeled, on 1 acre, Yulee.$ 900/mo. + $900 dep. (904 SINGLE WIDE TRAILER for rent. Lonnie Crews Rd., 2BR/2BA, outside s heds, new floor & paint. $700/mo + deposit. (904 STATIONARY RVS for rent weekly or monthly. Call (904 AFFORDABLE LIVING Bring your RV to live on a campground for $425/ mo. All utilities included. (904 5577. SINGLEWIDE MOBILE HOMES 3BR/2BA $800/mo + $800/deposit. 2BR/2BA $775/mo + $775/deposit. (904904 ON ISLAND Remodld 2&3BR mobile homes starting $175/wkly/$695/mo. +d eposit & utilities, A vail July & August, D etails 261-5034. S WMH 75641 J ohnson Lak e Rd., 3BR/2BA, new floor & paint, $775/mo+ deposit. (904478 363-1066. Serious renters only. 853 Mobile Home Lots 1 ACRE LOT FOR RENT for mobile home. In Y ulee, nice lot with large trees. Call for details (904 225-7703. 8 54 Rooms FURNISHED ROOM in my Yulee home, access to kitchen & bath, $400/mo or $125/wk. 849-7598 ROOM FOR RENT with priv ate bath. $400/mo. Includes electric & cable. C all (904 national blueberry month TH EYR EDYINGF OR A2ND CHANCEA A d d o o p p t t A A C C o o m m p p a a n n i i o o n n T T o o d d a a y yHOMELESS ANIMALS...A PUBLICSERVICEAN NOUNCMENT B YTHENEWS-LEADER
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