Vous êtes sur la page 1sur 8

FREE NEWSPAPER

To
YULEE FERNANDINA BEACH
Highest
Advertise:
Nassau
Outdoors by
in Circulation!
Ryan Conner Local gem We mail to Callahan,
Call Shirley Fountain
Page 4 of a store Bryceville and
at 904-386-2403 Hilliard. We also
Page 8 have drop-off
or e-mail her at
locations throughout the
sfountain@thenassaunews.com.

The Nassau
Nassau News
News
entire county and surrounding areas!

The
VOLUME 2 ISSUE 12 SERVING YULEE, HILLIARD, BRYCEVILLE , FERNANDINA BEACH AND CALLAHAN March 25, 2010

He’s going the distance


Fernandina Beach local sets out to walk from the
Railroad Days Festival
east to the west coast of the United States
By Lauren Jones
Editor
is just around the bend
By Lauren Jones
He is called the Walking Man in his Editor
blog. Most of us would take a plane to
get from the East Coast all the way to What does history mean
the West Cost. Some perhaps braver to you? John Hendricks
souls might take a road trip. Some with the West Nassau
adventurous ones would bike. But Historical Society in Cal-
36-year-old John Crow of Amelia Is- lahan wants you to ask
land is taking it to the ultimate level. yourself that ques-
However, the trip from coast to coast tion. The history
in itself is not the point. The mission in Callahan
he wants to fulfill is, “To promote in- is important
ner peace as a vehicle to world peace.” to many
On Sunday, March 21, Crow set off and Hen-
on foot, with backpack in tow and a John D Crow left Fernandina Beach,
calm mind and heart to begin his jour- dricks says
Sunday March 21 on foot with the he hopes to
ney across the United States in search west coast in his sights.
of what peace looks like to others. raise aware-
Crow has that kind of calmness ness about
when he speaks. He speaks slow and ar- preserving it
ticulated with confidence. He desires to compelled to stay longer in one place through the
always better himself. He plans to im- or to go to a different place, he will. 5th Annual
prove on drawing and journaling along He wants to talk to people of all faiths Railroad Days
the way, as well as to keep up with his and socio-economic backgrounds and Festival. This event
yoga practices and meditation. He has hopes to spread a positive energy to will highlight the renovation
no fear in that voice, either. people he comes in contact with. of the caboose and the new light- basket
“I believe in the good of the world. “I’m not concentrated on the out- ing system with events on Friday w e a v i n g more attendees.
I believe fear attracts violence. Death come,” he said. and Saturday, March 26 and 27 at and Mrs. Kate, a local “Nassau is rich
is not something I fear. I’d rather have To prepare for the essential logistics the historic Callahan train depot. popular folk singer will perform in history. People need
died and loved than to live in fear.” of the trip, he quit his job at an assisted The Historical Society’s mem- at 4:30 p.m. along with an to know that or we’ll lose our his-
Crow grew up in Fernandina and living facility and saved up some mon- bers have been reconstructing the afternoon and evening lineup of tory,” Hendricks said. He points
graduated from Fernandina Beach ey. He is planning on living on $5 a day former ACL caboose, which was live entertainment from the front to some of the revolutionary war
High School. He graduated from Au- for food. He plans on only eating what converted from a 1940s steel box platform. On Saturday, the craft battles fought in the county.
burn University with a degree in psy- he needs including organic foods. He is car in 1967. and food vendors will reopen at “It’s worth saving,” he said.
chology. bringing only the essentials: a tent, cell Jan Johannes was one of the The West Nassau Historical So-
phone, solar powered phone charger, 10 a.m. There will be a car parade
He says this is not an idea that just founding fathers of the West Nas- ciety is a nonprofit, tax exempt
came to him one day. He always knew books, journal, yoga mat and food. He along with a kids play area with
sau Historical Society. He wrote models of trains and engines and organization dedicated to the pres-
he wanted to do something of the sort. will be calling his girlfriend who will be “Yesterday’s Reflections,” a book ervation of Western Nassau Coun-
So he just started thinking recently that updating the blog for him. live entertainment.
about the history of West Nassau The concept of the festival ty’s rich history and to the mainte-
if he is ever going to do it, now is the He will be stopping in Las Vegas to County. He has spent much of his nance and upkeep of the historic
time. He has no kids and is not tied to spend time with his mother and also started with Phil Denton with the
life trying to preserve the history Archer Historical Society, a town Callahan Depot. The society’s mis-
anything in particular. He says his girl- the Grand Canyon to hike with his fa- of the town. He has been at the
friend has been a great support for him ther. His girlfriend will also meet him near Gainesville, is to celebrate sion is to bring together those who
a few times to shoot video footage of
depot every day this week painting with all the towns along the rail- are dedicated to the preservation
in the planning of this walk. and organizing for the weekend.
He has two main goals and those his journey. road. The Callahan version cel- and accurate presentation the rich
are to find out what peace is to other “I want to see how I can cultivate a “We want the people of Calla- ebrates Daniel Callahan, who was history of West Nassau County
people, expand on his own personal connection with God and the universe han to be more acquainted with a railroad contractor and his con- and the State of Florida.
knowledge and to make progress in as well as find my own part of all this.” the history,” Johannes said as he tributions to the railroad system. For additional information on
his own like journey. Besides that, he You can read his blog at http:// painted the wood hand rails green Hendricks said the festival will the 2010 Railroad Days Festival
really doesn’t have other plans. He has www.walkingman-jdcrow.blogspot. on the depot on Tuesday. be larger this year and more con- or on becoming a volunteer, spon-
a tentative schedule to finish the walk com/ and see a video interview of him On Friday there will be various venient with all the events in one sor or donor, call John Hendricks
in a year and a tentative map of where shot by his girlfriend at http://www. food and craft vendors starting location. They have also marketed with the West Nassau Historical
he will walk. But he says if he feels youtube.com/watch?v=8vzg5XzayDk. at noon. There will be primitive it more this year and hope to see Society at 904-879-3406.

e s n ew bu siness
Yulee welcom
CALLAHAN, FL
U.S. POSTAGE

Permit No. 50
PRSRT STD

PAID

John T. Ferreira Insurance is one of the


newest additions to the business com-
POSTAL PATRON

munity of Yulee.
John T. Ferreira Insurance is a division
of Harden which is based in Jacksonville
and was founded in 1919. They specialize
in commercial and personal insurance
services as well as employee benefits.
M.C. Harden, III, the chief executive
officer says he is excited to be in a great
central location. They are in the brand
THE NASSAU NEWS

new building on A1A, (463820 S.R. 200


Yulee, FL 32041

St. 101) and are the first occupants. They


P.O. Box 837

have three offices; Tampa, Jacksonville


and now Yulee.
“This is a good place to make long
term investments and we are excited to
John T. Ferreira Insurance be a part of the community,” Harden said.
2 THE NASSAU NEWS | March 25, 2010

Hilliard
KNOW YOUR NEIGHBORS Test Your Reba has lived in Callahan for most of her life. She moved here when

Knowledge
she was in grammar school because her parents bought a dairy farm.

Reba Aldernam
Fernandina
Yulee Beach Reba doesn’t have one bad thing to say about Callahan. She loves
Callahan everything about it. “I like that it’s a small town and everyone is so
friendly.” Reba is also very friendly. While standing outside of Winn Dixie
for the interview there wasn’t a single person who went into that store
that she didn’t know. TRIVIA BY MAGGIE

Callahan
GOVERNMENT Reba enjoys fishing, traveling and gardening. She also loves her
church, First Baptist Church of Gray Gables. Reba was a hair stylist for 40
“THE TRIVIAMEISTER”
MEETINGS
Bryceville
years and is now enjoying retirement.
1. A trillion is a 1 followed
Nine years ago Shawn got a job at JEA and decided to move out to by how many zeroes?
Fernandina Beach. He knew Fernandina was right for him because it 2. Which singer’s picture is

Shawn Arnold
Fernandina Beach
Following are upcoming public was a small town with access to everything he needed. on the best selling US
Shawn doesn’t feel that Fernandina is overcrowded. He likes the area’s commemorative stamp
meetings in Nassau County. neighborhoods and churches. Shawn is an avid fisherman. He likes that ever issued?
he can come home from work and have easy access to the water. His
COUNTY COMMISSION (Commission usual fishing spot is on the river. 3. What was 7th US
chambers at the James S. Page There is nothing that Shawn wants to change about Fernandina. He President Andrew
Government Complex, 96135 Nassau does sometimes wish that work was closer but he knows he can’t have Jackson’s nickname?
it all.
Place in Yulee. They can be reached at 4. What 1970’s American
904-491-7380.) Renee has lived in Hilliard for 28 years. Most of her time in Hilliard rock band got their
6 p.m. Monday, April 12 name from tribes in
has been shared with her husband Chris, who she has been with for Australia who sleep in
9 a.m. Wednesday, April 14
Renee Jordan

12 years. For Renee, Hilliard is the perfect place to raise their three burrows with dingoes
daughters: Becca, who is in third grade; Hannah, who is in first grade to keep warm?
SCHOOL BOARD (Nassau County and Khrysta, who is in Pre-K. Renee is very involved with her family and
often volunteers in her childrens’ classes. 5. For kids only: Which
School Board District Office building, animals are the worst
The girls love horses and going to the zoo. The youngest, Khrysta, is
Hilliard

1201 Atlantic Ave., Fernandina Beach, dancers?


unless otherwise noted. They can be especially fond of motorcycles. Renee is always planning new activites
for the family, which she calls their “mini-vacations.”
ones---they have 2 left feet!
reached at 904-491-9900) 4. 3 Dog Night 5. 4 legged
6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 25 Scott moved to Yulee in 1998 when his dad took a music & youth
billion 2. Elvis 3. Old Hickory
minister position at Blackrock Baptist. After high school Scott studied 1. 12 / a trillion = a thousand
FERNANDINA BEACH CITY radiology at Shands in Jacksonville. He got a job right out of high ANSWERS:
COMMISSION (Their office can be school and eventually came to the place where it was time to buy a

Scott Heiser
home. He found the prices in Yulee to be more to his liking. Test your knowledge every
reached at 904-227-7305.) Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the
Scott enjoys living in Yulee. “It’s not the craziest, but it’s still Crab Trab in downtown
6 p.m. Tuesday, April 6 metropolitan enough.” When Scott isn’t working he’s either at the beach Fernandina Beach.
6 p.m. Tuesday, April 20 or the ballpark playing football or baseball. He also spends a lot of time (One of these questions will be

Yulee
working out at Yulee’s Anytime Fitness. featured at the next
One thing Scott feels Yulee could use is a multi-plex movie theatre. trivia show.)
CALLAHAN TOWN COUNCIL (Their
office can be reached at 904-879-3801.)
7 p.m. Monday April 5
7 p.m. Monday April 19
Spend your tax refund on a good deal at
HILLIARD TOWN COUNCIL (Their PRESTIGE HOME CENTERS, INC.
office can be reached at 904-845-3555.)
7 p.m. Thursday, April 1
904-225-0884 or 800-414-2130
7 p.m. Thursday, April 15 0850910 U.S. HWY. 17, N.• YULEE, FL 32097

OCEAN HIGHWAY AND PORT


AUTHORITY OF NASSAU COUNTY $39,900! GETS NOW FOR SALE!
1.25 Acre Foreclosure
(County Commission Chambers at the
James S. Page Government Complex,
YOU THIS
96135 Nassau Place in Yulee. They can
be reached at 904-261-0098.)
3BR/2BA
6 p.m. Wednesday, April 14
CALL FOR
The Nassau News DETAILS!
2007 4BR/2BA
WWW.THENASSAUNEWS.COM MANY FREE Wayne Model
Twitter: TheNassauNews OPTIONS in Nassauville Area
Facebook: The Nassau News AVAILABLE! Call Now for Details!
Publisher: Ray Fountain
Editor: Lauren Jones FHA, USDA & CONVENTIONAL LOANS ARE AVAILABLE! CALL NOW TO PRE-QUALIFY!
Distribution / Sales: Shirley Fountain USDA Loans Available with
Creative Director: Jessica Woodrum DON’T BE FOOLED BY OTHER ADS. NO MONEY DOWN W.A.C.
Exit N

The Nassau News has new phone numbers This includes delivery, setup, A/C, heating, 130
I-95
W
S
E

To reach our editor:904-781-2985 skirting and steps! Exit


129
PRESTIGE HOMES
To advertise: 904-781-2987

FOR ADVERTISING INFORMATION

Call Shirley Fountain at 904-879-0596 or


904-386-2403, or send e-mail to sfountain@
thenassaunews.com.

The publisher reserves the right to refuse


advertising space deemed unsuitable for
placement in this publication.

Letters to the editor are welcomed and


encouraged, but subject to editing at the editor’s
discretion. Editor is not responsible for errors
of content or omissions. Facts and statements
expressed in letters are not necessarily those of
The Nassau News. AL
When submitting letters please include your SPECI95
name, address, occupation and telephone
number. If your letter is printed, only your name, $69
use ste
am
occupation and neighborhood will be listed. ho
Wholecleaned. ft.
Submissions may be edited for space. .
,000 sq
All content is copyrighted and may not be Up to 2
reprinted, copied, or reproduced without written
permission from the publisher. ©2009.
To submit a story idea or letter to the
editor, call 904-225-5100 or send e-mail to
laurenjones@thenassaunews.com. Mail can

904-386-2958
be sent to : THE NASSAU NEWS, PO Box
837,Yulee, FL 32041.

Printed on recycled paper


March 25, 2010| THE NASSAU NEWS 3

Finding middle ground between “spiritual” and “religous”


One of the phrases making the rounds Spiritual, on the other hand, has come to Seeing ourselves as spiritual beings is a first in the church, even with its limitations, have
in our culture today is “spiritual, but not mean something that puts us in touch with step toward understanding who we are and things to share, if we will, with any who want
religious.” More and more people, both in God. People choose to be spiritual, but not what we are about. To be spiritual, above all to know and relate to God. The key, then,
and out of the church seem to be choosing religious because they want to know God else, is to be capable of a relationship with seems to be for us not to give up on talking
this way to describe their understanding of and to live in relationship to God without God and with one another. When the church with one another. If you think you’ve given
what it means to live in relation- all the negative and obligatory facilitates that understanding of human life, up on the church, for whatever reason, think
ship to God and to other peo- things involved in being religious. it can be a wonderful resource for spiritual about giving it another try. Our community,
ple. Religious doesn’t appear to Spiritual, but not religious people growth. When it becomes so inwardly fo- like most, includes congregations journey-
be something many people want say that they can be better people cused that it tries to tell people what God ing down many paths in their understand-
to be these days. I’m not sure I without the trappings of religion, wants from them instead of inviting them to ing of God and God’s call. If one of them has
blame them. Too often, religious that they care for themselves and discover it in the context of relationship, the not helped you along the way, that doesn’t
has come to mean things less than for others better when they are church becomes self-sustaining rather than mean that another can’t. Your gifts may be
helpful to people who are looking not caught up in the expectations God-serving. just what some congregation needs to take
for meaning and purpose in their that come with being part of the Spiritual life, as many seem to currently the next steps toward becoming what God
lives. To be religious is to live a church. perceive it, has fewer obligations and is a is calling it to be. Some community of faith
life of obligation, to do what an Pastorally Like many other parts of our much more liberating enterprise than life in may have just the things you’re looking for
institution requires of us. So for Speaking culture, these two groups of peo- the church. That sounds good, but the dan- to help you become the person God is call-
some, being religious means do- Rev. Bob Phelps ple seem to be drawing away from ger of creating God in our image rather than ing you to be. Together, we just might hear
ing as we’re told. For others, be- one another instead of looking for discovering the image of God in us seems to God’s call to be helpful to others who care a
ing religious means following a common ground where we might be a real possibility for those who create their lot more about their own quest for meaning
prescribed order in worship and in life. That learn from one another. Those of us in the own spiritual understandings. and purpose than they do about our under-
order may or may not add to the quality to church are often unable or unwilling to lis- I, of course, live and work in the church, standings of each other.
the lives of those who follow it, but it does ten to people who are critical of how and and am committed to continue doing both. Bob Phelps is Pastor of Providence Presbyte-
provide a framework for understanding what we do. Those who have abandoned the That doesn’t mean, I hope, that I can’t learn rian Church, a new PCUSA congregation at
ourselves and one another. Too often, reli- church often leave with no intention of say- from those who have found the church more 96537 Parliament Drive (off Old Nassauville
gious life becomes internally focused, mak- ing why or engaging in conversation about limiting than liberating in their lives. And Road). Call 432-8118 or e-mail providenceyu-
ing sense to people who have agreed to its what kinds of changes might help them re- I’d like to think that those of us who remain lee@comcast.net for more information.
requirements, but not doing much to keep turn. Like so many other parts of our com-
those people in touch with the people and mon life, our hesitance to listen to one an-
issues around them. other hurts all of us.

B&B Monuments
960185 Gateway Blvd., Suite 101 • Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 Tender Loving Care for Your Loved Ones
(904) 277-2742 Home Care ❤ Companionship ❤ Sitter
Largest Selection In-Stock • We will beat any local price
Linda Brown

SHAKE WOK N ROLL


STIR FRY • BURGERS • BBQ • ICE CREAM
BONDED 904-225-9695 INSURED

The Water Boys


WED - Oldies • THUR - Latin • FRI & SAT - Mix 70’s & 80’s WED ....... 5pm til

FREE Dance Lessons THUR ..... 5pm


FRI ....... 11am
til
til
Swing, Cha Cha, Rumba SAT ...... 11am til
Beer & Wine Available SUN ..... 11am
W W W . S H A K E W O K N RO L L . C O M
til
Got Stinky Water?
Hwy 17 & A1A • 904-225-0055
Nothing else is made like
Pain & stiffness • School Physicals or works like the Eradicator.
from an auto • Sport Physicals

accident? • Auto Accidents/


It even
We can help! Workers Comp
removes
Callahan ChiropraCtiC/aCupunCture CliniC iron!
(Subway Shopping Center • Callahan, Florida)
Dr. Daniel R. Weaver 904-879-2209
The SmartChoice© Eradicator
LOFTON CREEK ANIMAL CLINIC It has proven itself to be VERY EFFECTIVE in
REMOVING SULFUR and IRON from your water.
Macho March Special
50% OFF On all neuters for
male dogs & cats!!!*
*Must be current on vaccinations

Don’t Forget “Toesday” Tuesday


Nail Trims - $5.00 (By appointment only) *Restrictions Apply

CALL 225-1044 TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT


86028 Christian Way • Yulee, FL 32097

Pump Outs
Drain Fields
BLOCKER’S SEPTIC
4-4 Forms SERVICE, INC.
Abandonments ROBERT BLOCKER
Pump Installations 904-225-5265 We can bring the Water Wagon
Letter of Inspection CELL: 904-759-9355 to your home to fix the problem.

904.608.5669
24 HOUR TURN AROUND
Cards

H 24 HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICE H


Call Bob Chavers at
Lic.# SA0081472

Amelia Island, Online Obituaries & Condolences at


Fernandina Beach, Yulee GREEN PINE www.greenpinefuneral.com
Nassau CouNty’s oNly Full serviCe FUNERAL HOME & Cemetery 904-261-0876
4 THE NASSAU NEWS | March 25, 2010

Spring gobbler season tests hunter’s patience Ben


Staruch
poses
While beginning the process of writing this ed to hear some action but heard silence. I broke If you turkey hunt, you know that the gob- with
week, a funny thing crossed through my mind. out my caller and yelped a few times to entice a blers are still hanging out with hens right now
I had a clear mental picture of every fishing and nearby gobbler. I was rewarded instantly with a and will be for the next couple of weeks. If his first
hunting video or television show I have ever gobbler only seventy-five yards to my left. This you are going to kill one you have to get in Georgia
seen. You know, the ones where they always kill was going to be an easy morning. I talked back between them and the hens. Ben Staruch gobbler
a trophy something or other? Do not forget the and forth with this turkey for about thirty min- accomplished this feat Saturday morn- of the
ones where every cast is an enormous fish testing utes but could not coax him out into the open. ing. He killed a fine Georgia gobbler season.
tackle to the limits. We all know that in reality, After all this, the gobbler began to move by ambushing him
it just does not always work out that way and it away from me. There were more hens in on the way to some
certainly did not for me. the vicinity and he wanted to take care of hens. A caller was
Like many of our local hunters I was behind a business in a guaranteed location. He left used to gain his at-
palmetto bush this past weekend before the sun me waiting and wanting for another fe- tention and that was
came up. I was waiting on spring gobbler season male. I kind of felt used. all she wrote. Con-
to open for months and Saturday was the first I really was in a position where I could gratulations to Ben
day. I did all my pre hunt rituals. I found turkeys not move. I could not disturb the other on a nice bird!
and found the vicinity that they were roosting hunters, so I had no choice but to wait Turkey hunting will
in. I shook the dust off of the old camouflage him out. I had an appointment at 9 a.m.
get easier as the hens be-
overalls and shirt. I took the turkey caller out of
the freezer and gave it a try. I shot a few rounds
so I had to get out of the woods soon. I
gave him another ten minutes and I bailed. Nassau gin to move on to their
out of my twelve-gauge to ensure the proper I figured if I came back the next morning I Outdoors nests. Once this hap-
pattern of pellets was being applied within forty could get in a better position to deal with pens the gobblers will be
Ryan Conner searching for hens that
feet. Everything was in place and I just knew him.
a gobbler would come home with me the next The next morning rolled around and I have not been bred. They
morning. set up again. Everything was good until it started are very aggressive at this point and will
Like many good intentions do, mine flew to rain. I called and called and got no response. come to a single hen at the drop of a
right out the window. There were people hunt- I actually caught a few hens’ suspicious attention dime or a convincing call for that mat-
ing within a couple of hundred yards of my loca- for a while as they plucked and strolled right in ter.
tion. I had to adjust my hunting strategy to keep front of me for almost an hour. Still, no gobbler As for the fish, everything is still on the
my distance from the other hunters. I found a though. I waited for the hens to leave and I left up and up. The trout bite continues to im-
suitable place to set up a blind, sat down and the blind myself. I had just spent two mornings prove with big numbers being turned in daily.
waited for the sun to come up. in the woods with nothing to show for it but a Slow run jigs on sandy bottoms at the turning
Once the sun broke over the skyline I expect- couple of whelps from mosquito bites. of the tide. The closer you are to the ocean the better.
There are also plenty of over slot reds cruising shallow wa-
Fresh • Wild • Caught Seafood ters right now. They are feeding on very small shrimp and
mud minnows. If you decide to use artificial, go small. If you
do try your hand at turkey hunting or anything else outdoors
• Shrimp • Softshell Crabs Bushels good luck and be safe out there.
CREEK SEAFO
TON
• Whiting 
F OD • Crab Cakes Oysters
• Flounder O • Deviled Crab
$36 IntroducIng rPM FREE
L

• Mullet • Snow Crab Legs


• Grouper Fillets • Scallops
CYCLING
• Live Crabs • and more 1/2 Bushels

Exculsively at CLASSES
NOW ACCEPTING EBT Bait & Tackle Shrimp Bait
Oysters
Live
Club Month of March
Jumbo
Shrimp Blue
$19 14
FITNESS
Your Fitness Family
Club 14 FITNESS
Valid only with coupon
Expires 04/13/2010 MP

Happy Sack
5 lbs $25 Crabs Oysters
 www.club14fitness.com
NEXT TO THE MOVIE THEATRE
1114 S. 14th St. • Fernandina Beach • (904) 206-4414
OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK • Tues-Thurs 10-6pm • Fri-Sun 8-6pm $10
463477 SR 200 / A1A • Yulee • (904) 548-0803
THAMES ENTERPRISES
20 Years Experience
“She has made more

Conquer Schoolwork progress with 5 months

of Sylvan than with
• Trackhoe
• Dozer
Clear Land • Dig Pond
Site Prep • Leveling

Stress Now! 5 years of tutors”

• Backhoe
• Farm Tractor
• Dump Truck
FREE ESTIMATE
Reasonable Rates
If your family is stressed over schoolwork,
Ready to work for someone - Bid by job
Sylvan can help. Our highly personalized
approach to learning builds the skills, 845-9415 • 891-4709
habits and attitudes your child
needs to succeed in school
and in life.
WE BUY WRECKED & JUNK VEHICLES
$ TOP DOLLAR PAID! $
Sylvan will:
d!
s Pai We Pay Cash!
 build skills in reading, $ $
ri c e $
writing, math and more
Highest P $
!
 develop independent Fast Tow
We Pay Free and
work habits Mo re! *Must Have A Title*

904-626-2791
 improve attitude
 motivate learning

"My son is 9. He was on the edge of failure and about to

tucker’s
give up on himself. Now he turns in assignments early
and said just this morning, 'I'm PROUD of myself!' He
often credits Sylvan and so do I. I have already

hwy 17 tavern
recommended you to a friend." Vicki K., Sylvan Parent
www.SylvanLearning.com

4 FREE
SESSIONS
North Jax.
2416 Dunn Ave. Live Music
Thursday, March 25th - Karaoke
When you enroll by April 20th. 904-
904-757-
757-2220
($200 value)
Friday, March 26th &
Sylvan guarantees your child's reading or math
skills will improve with only 36 hours of tutoring Saturday, March 27th -
Happy Hour
or you get an extra 12 hours for free.*
“GEORGIA SOUTHERN” .

 Mon. - Fri. 4-7 p.m
Sat. 12-4

904-225-9211

Al Day Sunday
l
READING ● MATH ● WRITING ● STUDY SKILLS ● ALGEBRA
● SAT®/ACT PREP ● FCAT PREP ● GEOMETRY
March 25, 2010| THE NASSAU NEWS 5

Put your tax refund to work Dixie Acres Nursery


It’s Tax Refund Season again. This year, if a sizable amount. Consider the following: South Georgia’s Largest Grower of Knock-outs
you’re going to get a check from your Uncle • If you put $2,700 in your IRA, and you
Sam, why not put it to work to help you meet earned, on average, seven percent a year for 30 US 1 North
your financial goals? years, you’d end up with about $20,000, even if
Last year, the average tax refund was more you never invested another dime.
New Location! of Folkston
than $2,700, according to the IRS. The size of • If you put $2,700 every year in that same
your refund, or whether you will get one at all, IRA, again earning an average seven percent Fruit Trees Pine Straw
depends on your individual circumstances. But annual return, you’d end up with more than Large 5 gal. $299 Bale Dog Wood Trees
if you are going to get a refund, plan $270,000 after thirty years. $1299 20 or more
1 Gal. $150 ea.
ahead for what you’ll do with it. (These examples are hypothetical il- Over 500 to choose from! $275 ea.
Here are a few possibilities: lustrations and do not represent any
• Pay down some debts. In these currently available investments.) Knock-out Southern Carm
Top Soil Azaleas
difficult economic times, you may
be carrying a higher debt load than
You’d eventually have to pay taxes on
your earnings, typically when you make
Roses 40 lb Bag
usual. If so, you may want to use withdrawals at retirement. And if you
8 Colors
75¢ ea. 1 Gal. $175 ea.
some of your refund to pay down qualified for a Roth IRA, you’d never $999 ea. 3 or more
Cypress Mulch
Volume Discount Available
some of these debts. The lower your
debt payments, the better your cash
have to pay taxes on your earnings, as
long as you had your account for at
Cow Manure 2 cu/ft. - 5 bags
flow and the more money you’ll Edward Jones least five years and didn’t start taking Day Lillies 5 40lb Bags
$1000
have to invest for the future. Financial Advisor withdrawals until you were at least 59-
Assorted Colors $10
• Build an emergency fund. If you 1/2. 3 for $1000 We Always Load! Flat of Vegetables
don’t already have an emergency Ronnie L. Stoots Jr. • Contribute to a Section 529 plan. $1249
fund containing six to 12 months’ If you have children or grandchildren,
worth of living expenses, you could use your tax you may want to establish Section 529 plans to 912.276.4446 Check out our
website for more
refund to start one. Without such a fund, you help them pay for college. You can contribute www.DixieAcresNursery.com specials & pictures
may find yourself constantly dipping into your virtually any amount, and the earnings grow
long-term investments to pay for unexpected tax-free, provided the money is used for higher Open Mon. - Thurs. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fri. & Sat. 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
costs, such as a new furnace or an expensive car education expenses. (Withdrawals used for ex-
repair. Keep your emergency fund in a liquid ac- penses other than qualified education expenses
count — one that you don’t draw on for your may be subject to federal, state and penalty tax-
day-to-day expenses. es. Contributions are tax-deductible in certain
COTTON EYED JOE’S PRESENTS
• Help fund your IRA. In 2010, you can put states for residents who participate in their own
NATIONAL RECORDING ARTIST
in up to $5,000 to your IRA. Consequently, if state’s plan. Please note that a 529 college sav-
you received a $2,700 refund, you’d have more ings plan could impact a beneficiary’s ability to
than half of what you need to fully fund your qualify for financial aid.)
BLACKBERRY SMOKE
IRA for the year. (If you’re 50 or older, however, You may be tempted to spend your tax refund Performing their hit “Good One Comin’ On” the #2 video on CMT’s Pure Country 12 Pack
you can contribute up to $6,000 per year.) on things you want today — but, with a little www.blackberrysmoke.com
You might not think that your $2,700 would planning, you can use it for things you need to- SAT., MARCH 27TH
make much of a difference in the long run. But morrow.
by investing your refund and giving it many This article was written by Edward Jones for use TIME TBA
years of growth potential, you could end up with by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor.
Tickets on sale inside Cotton-
Eyed Joes or call 697-7547.

Frugal Cachet Loading...


Advanced VIP Tickets - $30
Directions to S 8th St/FL-200 E/Florida A1A S/The Buccaneer Trail

General Admission - $15


6.4 mi – about 12 mins

TICKET SALES TO BENEFIT LANA TURNER CHILDREN’S CANCER FUND


(Ages 18 & Up)
Performing on the NEW enclosed
outdoor waterfront stage

Consignment & Resale of


8th Street

Opening Bands: Yankee Slickers and Shawn Taylor Band


Lime Stre
et
Fine antiques, collectibles, and
14th Street

classic clothing, shoes, purses


Present and Recieve 20% Discount
e
A1A
Sadler
Road
TUESDAY SIN NIGHT -
Services & Retail Night
HAPPY HOUR
1699 S. 14th Stre t, Suite 4 • 904-206 -4444
$3 Wells & $2 Bud Lights with ©2010 Google - Map data ©2010 Google -
4P.M. - 7P.M.
check stub or ID badge Tues-Fri

Ladies Get In FREE (21 and up)


$
100 12 oz. DOMESTIC
DRAFT BEER All Night
Ladies: Drink FREE 8pm - 12am
(Wells and Drafts only) Karaoke with DJ Lamar
Guys: $2 Bud Lights 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
FREE high energy line Y
dance lessons with EVERYDA
PBR
Miss Ashton 8-9:15 $2 16oz.
Owned & Operated by Ray & Andrea Smith

SATURDAY
LIVE
PERFORMACE
BY
SEE ABOVE
BLACKBERRY
FOR DETAILS
Military ID: FREE ENTRY SMOKE
Local ID: 1/2 ENTRY
(Nassau & Camden Counties with valid ID’s) SUNDAY - LIVE MUSIC
$1 16 oz. PBR Cans & Natty Light Live music all day on the deck
$3 Wells • $4 Call • $6 Jager Bombs Staring at 2:00 p.m.
FREE beginner line dance lessons
with Miss Judy from 7-9:00 $1 Drafts & $5 Pitchers
POOL TABLES • DART BOARDS • VIDEO G AMES • JUKEBOX
www.CottonEyedJoesYulee.com
96008 Wades Place • Fernandina Beach, FL
904-432-8453
18 to Party, 21 to Drink - Cover Age 18-20: $10 • Age 21 & Up: $5

ADVERTISE TODAY! 904-781-2987


6 THE NASSAU NEWS | March 25, 2010

CRIME Beat
These reports are based on information supplied by the
Nassau County Sheriff’s Office. Anyone whose name appears in
the reports can contact The Nassau News if the case is dismissed,
charges are reduced, or they are acquitted of the charges. Call
225-5100, or e-mail laurenjones@thenassaunews.com. Please be
prepared to provide documentation of the developments.

MONDAY, MARCH 15 Joseph Doyle, 25 of Yulee: Justin Prince, 20 of Yulee: Rodger Gilbert, 24 of Yulee: possession of a controlled ing with a canceled license. He
domestic battery. felony battery. felony battery. substance, possession of drug was pulled over for not wear-
Joseph Beasley, 31 of Hilliard: paraphernalia and posses- ing his seatbelt.
battery. Susan Hicks, 39 of Fernandina Lamuel Forbes, 18 of Fort David Keen, 18 of Fernandina: sion of cocaine. He was in the
Beach: battery. Lauderdale, FL: battery on staff obstruct, driver’s license never passenger seat of a car with Jarvis Nobles, 21 of States-
Rhonda Brown, 28 of Cal- issued, DUI and leaving the a woman in the driver’s seat, boro, GA: battery and resisting
lahan: possession of marijuana, member of commitment facil-
Myong Horton, 52 of Bryc- ity. He tried to climb the wall of scene of an accident with unresponsive, according to the and officer.
possession of drug parapher- eville: battery. property damage. His BAC was police report, when the police
nalia, marijuana sell within the Outward Bound Juvenile Barbara Douglas, 30 of Silver
Detention Facility and when 0.155. knocked on the window. The
1,000 feet of a specified area Michael Nichols, 19 of Atlantic car was stopped in the middle Creek, GA: domestic battery.
schedule I and possession of Beach: home invasion. restrained, attacked the victim. Soloman Boone, 60 of Yulee: of the road. Larry Roberts, 51 of Fern-
marijuana not more than 20 aggravated battery causing
grams. Michael Myers, 34 of Jackson- Therese Roe, 52 of Hilliard: bodily harm or disability and Kama Gainey, 32 of Fernandi- andina: possession and/or use
ville: two counts of grand theft. two counts of opium sell and aggravated assault with deadly na Beach: trafficking opium, of narcotic equipment.
Aaron Henderson, 20 of dispensing prescription drugs weapon. He hit the victim with three counts of possession of a
Hilliard: armed burglary, grand WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17 without a license. James Barber, 54 of Yulee:
a baseball bat twice in the controlled substance, posses- grand theft.
theft and dealing in stolen head, according to a witness sion of cocaine and possession
property. He stole two guns, Guinevere Pitts, 33 of Fern- THURSDAY, MARCH 18 of drug paraphernalia.
on the arrest report. Carlyon Means, 38 of Yulee:
two rings and a lock box with a andina: domestic battery. driving with a suspended
total value of $3,940. Adrian Cain, 39 of Fernandina: Michael Esposito, 35 of Calla- FRIDAY, MARCH 19
Norman Lepper, 58 of Fern- possession of cocaine and pos- license habitually with knowl-
han: driving without or with a Jessie Wilson, 37 of Keystone edge.
TUESDAY, MARCH 16 andina: battery touch or strike. session of drug paraphernalia. suspended or revoked license. Heights: DUI.
SUNDAY, MARCH 21
Christopher Weaver, 25 of
Are Your Fernandina: armed home inva-
sion robbery.
SATURDAY, MARCH 20
Walter Gomez, 39 of Miami
Beach: expired driver’s license
Randy Thinel, 52 of Yulee:
Auto-Insurance Rates Henry Lannon, 26 of
driving with a suspended
license.
for more than four months.

Soaring Because of Fernandina Beach: traffick-


ing opium, three counts of Justin Johns, 28 of Yulee: driv-
Julia Johnson, 48 of Callahan:
possession of cocaine.

Your Teenage Driver? Voted Best Consignment Shop in


2009 for Camden County
Let
Help Lower Your Rates! With Our
Awesome & Innovative New Product
The Collision Deductible Reserve Plan! (CDRP)
• Lower Your Auto-Insurance Rates • Covers Every Vehicle in the Household!
by 10-40%! • Stop Overpaying Your Insurance
• No Need to Change Your Company!
Insurance Company! • Save Money on your Premiums &
• Covers Every Driver in the Household! Increase Your Cash Flow!

For More information Call Steve @ 904-318-1884


You Can Save Money & Make Money with IDA!!!

2 ROOMS - 2 TYPES OF ENTERTAINMENT


All new Edge night club brings to you a nice, classy and clean environment for
people to enjoy a variety of music. We offer two rooms: Studio 50 & the Blue Room.
FREE DELIVERY
Live bands every weekend and a live DJ. We have the best drink specials in Florida
and Georgia. Our drinks will give you 100 % satisfaction. Entertainment 7 nights a
week big screen TV’s, pool tables and much more...
NO CREDIT CHECK
EVERYONE IS APPROVED!
• Barns
• Cabin
• Playhouse
• Portable Garage
• Utility
• 40 year Warranty
against Rot & Decay
• 20 year Shingle

Repos ESTIMATES
FREE AvAilAble
Sunday-ThurSday: Service Industry night
$2 Wells and draft
$3 Jager $4 Calls Low Monthly
TueSday: Beer Pong Tournament

WedneSday: Ladies night $3 cover


Payments!
(unlimited drinks 10:30 - 1:00 a.m.
Ladies Only)
Live Music: “Out of hand” 904-854-9426 • 904-879-5640
ThurSday: Ladies night

’s
C & J Weather King
(no limit 11:30 - Close)

FrIday: Fernandina’s Favorite Band -


“Face For radio”
8225 103rd Street • Jacksonville
SaTurday: Fernandina’s Favorite Band -
“Face For radio” 542497 Lem Turner Rd. • Callahan
Sunday: Martini night
For more info call (912) 467-3145
metalgaragedepot.com
March 25, 2010| THE NASSAU NEWS 7

CLASSIFIEDS ANNOUNCEMENT
ANOUNCEMENT

Are you old enough, must be over the


Advertise in the Classifieds. ONLY $5 PER 25 WORDS OR LESS!! CALL 904-386-2403

3/2 2001 Horton D/W large walk in closets


all bedrooms. If you want to see go to home-
andacres.info you can see inside as well as the
LOT
LOT FOR SALE
FOR SALE

53 acres on Lem Turner in Callahan. Easy com-


Affordable DJ and Karaoke service.
140,000 mp3’s and 130,000 Karaoke songs.
Dance lights and fog machines avail-
age 55 and SINGLE to join. JUST FRIENDS. outside. If interested please call. This home is mute to Jax. Development potential. 45 Acres able. Private parties, company parties, and
Monthly events by invitation only, must register located off of East 252 in Folkston, GA. 904-476- uplands. Ann Ryan, Realtor , Hometown First bar/lounge experience. 904-349-1405 or
call 904-321-1116. 2845 cell or 912-496-0004 home. Realty, 904-964-7330 or 904-364-6148. djlamar@partywithdjlamar.com

AUTOMOTIVE
AUTOMOTIVE 5BR/2BA home on 4+ acres in Callahan. Easy SERVICES
SERVICES JERRY LEE PRESSURE WASHING, Average
commute to Jacksonville . Hardwood floors, one-story home $125 Roof, decks, driveways
For Sale 2000 Buick Century: Olive green 4 fireplace, 2 car garage. Only $169,000. Ann Erase your debts Forever! Get Visa/Master- & pool decks, 30 years experience. Dirt, mildew
door as is $2,500. Call 879-4736. Ryan, Realtor - Hometown First Realty, 904-964- card. Good Credit, Bad Credit. Don’t Pay Big and mold GONE! 904-993-6434 or 904-662-
7330 or 904-364-6148. Bucks for this Information. Free Details. Write: 1628.
FOR SALE
FOR SALE Allred, P.O.Box 2245, Callahan, Fl. 32011.
3/2 D/W on one acre + or - with detached ga- CNA /CAREGIVER: Have clean back ground,
8X8 and 12X12 glass blocks. Call 583-9150. rage at back of property all fenced$55,000 AS Nate’s Handyman Svc.: All types of Home years experience, excellent references. Looking
IS. Property is in Hilliard, FL. 904-476-2845 cell and Business Repair, Ceramic tile, Deck, Pump for evening jobs only in Nassau/Kingsland. Call
Car bed with Bunkie mattress twin size $150. or 912-496-0004 home. Repair- Property clean up. 34 years experience. Nica. 904-370-9178 or 912-576-3308.
Fire Engine bed with crib size mattress $100. Nate 904-226-5970 .
Call 845-4193. One acre and old house 2 blocks off Trout ARWOOD
ARWOOD WASTEWASTE Southeast’s
Southeast’s Largest Locally
Largest Locally
River Blvd $35,000 with $10,000 down. Owners License Home Daycare: Monday-Friday 6 a.m. Owned
Owned Waste
Waste Company
Company Offering: Curbsite Pick-up,
Offering: Curbside Pick-up,
Electrical Contractor going out of business: Financing. Call 904-476-2845. to 11 p.m. full and part-time care, before and Front
Front Load
LoadService and Roll-off
Service Dumpsters.
and Roll-off Dumpsters.
10-12-14 THHN Breakers, Ge, Sq-D, Qo, SD- after school care. Episcopal assisted excepted. GUARANTEED
GUARANTEED LOWEST
LOWEST PRICE
PRICE.Order
Order online
online at
Home, Fpe, Ite etc. You name it. Call 583-9150. LOTS FORRENTS
LOT FOR RENT Call Donna 879-3266. www.arwoodwaste.com
www.arwoodwaste.com ororcall
call305-7534.
904-277-8716.
9910
Skeeball Machine for sale $800 firm. 904-386- North side Jax. Lot for rent $300 month $50 HANDYMAN FOR HIRE! Home repair, win-
2403. deposit utilities included 1 person. Call 765- dows, doors, all roofing, decks, pressure wash-
8513. ing, all flooring, siding repair and all your home
Master built commercial freezer 2 door new repair needs. 904-583-9105 or 912-729-3529.
Copeland compressor. $600. LOT 4 RENT-- 60 x 100 MH Lot. $295/month. In-
Sandwich cooler with 2 sliding glass doors cludes water, sewage, trash & Lawn. (904)501-
$400. Call 912-473-2302 or 912-258-6130. 5999 or 613-8401.

The decisions you make Today can


Tile and Marble: Mable 155-760 Cappuccino
Beige 356-575 Cream Jade Tile 41/4X41/4 Ol-

Your retirement
the decisions you make today can
ive and others Wet Saw Call 583-9150.have a lasTing impacT on your fuTure.
SavingS maYedward
Benefit
have a lasting impact on your future. Erin WEst BookkEEping
55 gallon screw top drums -$25 a piece.sTarT by choosing edward Jones
Reg-
from new 2010 tax Law ChangeS.
ular 55 gallon plastic drums-
start by choosing jones. . and BusinEss sErvicEs
$15 a piece. Call (912)473-
2302 or (912)258-6130. April 15th is fastly approaching!
If you’re
DASCHUND: Small looking
purebred for tax-free opportunities for retirement, Still need to get your taxes done? Call Erin West today!
male, black
nowandis tan, 1 yr old.
a great Veryto
time loveable!
talk because tax law changes have

FREE
FREE
IT’S BETTER
$300 firm. Great for breeding! 904-465-3997.
TOGRATEFUL
I’M REVIEW FOR THE
created new reasons to consider converting to a Roth
Please contact Erin West for your
bookkeeping, business, and tax needs at

YOUR ANNUITY
IRA, including:
FREE PUPPIES: Call 904-845-4428. 904-446-5942 or 904-845-4846
❚❚ No income limit on
HOMES FOR
HOMES FOR RENT
RENT
SUPPORT OF MY COMMUNITY. conversions
2BR/1BA ❚❚ Ability to Callahan
for rent near split yourTHAN RETHINK YOUR RETIREMENT
Quiet conversion
country your amountFREE ESTIMATES
long-term
investmentI strategy.
became anmay equally
Edward Jonesand
investment
Market
Market volatility
strategy.
financial
canvolatility
make youcan
You
advisor
make you second-guess
second-guess your long-term
because I wanted to
.
Don’t wait for an expensive
living $475 a month $250 deposit. Call 904-879-
bemay
that your financial
part
You
have
services
of a
have
questions,
questions,
and and
firm that
firm financial
truly
and it’s essential
it’sputs
essential
advisor
its that
provide
clients’ needs first. I believe
leak before REPLACING
4464. report it as income for tax years 2011 and
your financial 2012
services firm and financial
you with the attention you deserve to help ensure you’re on YOUR ROOF!
Nice 2 BR $550 monthly.
If you own an annuity, itour long-term
just
advisor provideinvestment
makes sense tothe
you with philosophy,
review it youconveniently located offices
attention
track to meet your long-term financial goals.
anddeserve personal to help face-to-face
ensure you’re approach on trackshow to our commitment to
Call 3BR
Remodeled today
every
$725tomonthly
discuss
now and how
water, this
then.
trash, &opportunity
That’s why we may offer benefit complimentary you.
FIX IT
lawn included. Located in Yulee, small pet At Edward
only. Jones,
meet your
helping wethe believe
long-term
people our unique, theface-to-face
financial
in goals.
communities we serve every single day. Ask about how you can get
Call(904)501-5999 annuity
or reviews. Then
613-8401. approach youmakes can make sure
us best-suited to serve your long-term annuity investors, an energy efficient tax credit!
Edward Jones, its employees and financial advisors At areEdward
not estateJones, toplanners we and cannot provide
with especially when
!nnn it
bbbPlus, comes
eeehhhaaalllfff ooothere
fff EEEmeeting
dddwwwaaarrrddd JJJbelieve
their current
ooonnneeesss aaaour unique,
nnnddd needs
mmm yyy bbbrrraaannnccchhh oooffffffiiiccceee,,, iiittt gggiiivvveeesss mmmeee
tax or legalstays
advice.in sync your goals. may beyour features
TODAY
Visit ChaplinWilliams.com Please
for consult
Nassauyour attorney
County’sfutureorgggrrreeeaaattt
qualified
face-to-face tax advisor regarding situation.
and financial goals.
ppprrriiidddeee tttapproach
ooo hhhaaavvveee bbbmakes us best-suited
eeeeeennn nnnaaammmeeeddd aaa mmmeeemmmbbbeeerrr ooofff ttthhheee BBBoooaaarrrddd ooofff
largest selectionyourof Longcurrent annuity
Term Rentals! simply
(904) to doesn’tserve bbblong-term
DDDiiirrreeeccctttooorrrsss offer.
yyy investors,
ttthhheee AAAIIIFFFBBBYYY especially
CCChhhaaammmbbbeeerrr ooofff CCCooommmmmmeeerrrccceee... TTThhhiiisss
Ask about our referral program!
261-0604. Ronnie L Stoots Jr torrreeecccooogggnnniiitttiiiooonnn
Call today when it
schedule a complimentary comes to meeting
wwwooouuullldddnnn’’'ttt hhhaaavvveee bbbtheir
financial eeeeeennn pppcurrent
review. ooossssssiiibbbllleee wwwiiittthhhooouuuttt yyyooouuurrr sssuuuppppppooorrrttt,,, FOR ALL YOUR
needs and future financial goals.
Financial
So regardless
2BR/1.5 BA Townhouse Apt. AdvisorAme- aaannnddd
of where
on youfffooorrr ttthhhaaattt III’’'mmm gggrrraaattteeefffuuulll...
purchased your annuity,
lia Island. Newly Rebuilt
.
ch/air, stove, ROOFING NEEDS-
refrigerator, D/W,call your local financial
+ de- advisor today to schedule your
Call today to schedule a complimentary financial review.
95766
carpet, Amelia
$795.00/ month Concourse Commercial • Residential
posit & references. 828 NottinghamBeach,
Fernandina
complimentary Dr. (904)
FL 32034
review. !ooonnnnnniiieee LLL SSStttooooootttsss JJJrrr

904- 483-7367
261-3035. Ronnie L Stoots Jr
904-261-9392 !iiinnnaaannnccciiiaaalll AAAdddvvviiisssooorrr
Financial Advisor
Ronnie L Stoots Jr
HOMES FORSALE
SALE
...
HOME FOR .
999555777666666 AAAmmmeeellliiiaaa CCCooonnncccooouuurrrssseee
Financial
95766 Amelia Advisor
Concourse
3 bedroom 2 baths in Hilliard ½ acre fullyFL !eeerrrnnnaaannndddiiinnnaaa BBBeeeaaaccchhh,,, !LLL 333222000333444
.
CCC1326007
Fernandina Beach,
95766 www.edwardjones.com/rothconversion
32034
Amelia Concourse www.edwardjones.com Member SIPC
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 999000444-‐-‐-222666111-‐-‐-999333999222
fenced back yard $145,000. Call 904-655-3707. 904-261-9392 Member SIPC

Orender’s Heating & Air


904-261-9392
www.edwardjones.com Member SIPC
2br 2 ½ bth home on 2 acres, 1300 sq ft new www.edwardjones.com Member SIPC
refrigerator, new dish washer, new roof, new
laminated flooring, sky lights 12X24 insulated
shop, pond. $135,000 845-3621. Prompt Dependable Service • Commercial & Residential
FREE

S&S Moving Services


Residential
Special
FREE Duct ESTIMATES
$
4900
15 Point
Evalution!! Commercial Refrigeration Available
Seasonal Tune Up With Service Call
Competitive Rates Packing & Crating Available
Serving All of Nassau County
• In Home Moves • Office Moves 904-415-3106 • 904-334-6056
• Apartment & Condo Moves • Big Screen TVs Mention this Ad
• Piano & Hottubs • Free Estimates For A Special 10% Up To $
100 Off $
5000 10%
Discount! $
250 Off Clean Effects
we load and unload your trucks OFF Air Cleaner OFF OFF

904-482-2990
Licensed & Insured
Any New Install
Any Service System Duct Sanitize System
25 Years Experience Must Present Coupon -
Locally Owned Repair Change Out Not Valid with Other Offers and Cleaning Cleaning
& Operated Expires 5/31/2010 Expires 5/31/2010 Expires 5/31/2010 Expires 5/31/2010 Expires 5/31/2010

Card Connection
To advertise in the Card Connection call 904-386-2403
8 THE NASSAU NEWS | March 25, 2010

Local gem of a store truely shines


By Lauren Jones jewelry specifically for Amelia’s Fine bracelet. The couple just looked at it
Editor Jewelry, including the Amelia Island and left. Soon after, the man called
charm by Varina Burch. Grubner and asked her to deliver the
Amelia’s Fine Jewelry on Centre Grubner grew up with jewelry. Her bracelet to the restaurant the couple
Street in Fernandina is one of those family has a jewelry store in upstate would be dining at that night. Grubner
small gems of a place that you have to New York and she learned from a lot got the bracelet, closed the store and
take time to look closely inside and talk from them as well as developed a pas- went to the restaurant, acting as if she
to the owner to really appreciate. sion for unique pieces. She has been in was going to eat there and casually hap-
GiGi Grubner is enthusiastic about the business herself since 1991. pened to run into them.
all the rare pieces they have in stock They have an on premise jeweler “Oh, I’m so glad I ran into you. You
and willing to tell each pieces’ story. who can clean and repair jewelry fast forgot something at the store,” she said
It’s what makes them unique to other and efficiently. as she put the bag on the couple’s table.
jewelry stores. They have what is called “We are a non-mall jeweler,” Grub- The woman gasped when she opened
the Widow’s Mite, a rare coin found at ner said. Most of their pieces can’t be the bag and realized what was going on.
the bottom of the ocean and represents found at any other jewelry store and Grubner says it feels good to be a
the story in the bible in the book of many of the jewelry designers she car- part of meaningful causes.
Mark when the widow gave her only ries are local. One designer makes Jack- Grubner also contributes to local
two coins which meant more than all sonville Jaguars pieces. charities including The Nassau County
the money the rich gave. Other pieces She has seen some romance walk in Friends of the Library.
include the actual first silver colonial and out of her store since she opened She is most proud of winning the
dollar. A more modern piece is the the store. One couple came in look- Top 25 Woman in Business in Nassau Lauren Jones/The Nassau News
rose. They are real roses dipped in gold ing while on vacation. They were cel- County in 2009.
and colored either pink, white or blue. ebrating their 25th anniversary and Amelia’s Fine Jewelry is located on GiGi Grubner, standing in front of her store, Amelia’s Fine Jewelry, has a pas-
They also have local artists who make the woman was looking at a diamond Centre Street across from O’Kanes. sion for her work and can tell the story behind each of the store’s rare pieces.

Making healthy choices never looked or


felt so good!

Will my hearing get worse


Lose Weight if I don't wear hearing aids?
Lipo Fat Burning Injections Mention
ad for a “Because of auditory deprivation, it is possible your hearing could get worse.

(904) 261-4318
We accept flex dollars! FREE GIFT! Auditory deprivation refers to a person’s lack of adequate hearing stimulation. With auditory
deprivation, the brain gradually loses some of its information processing ability. Several
961687 Gateway Blvd. • Suite 101-J • Amelia Island, FL 32034
www.mwmcamelia.com
investigations have shown that people who wear only one hearing aid experience a reduction
in their ability to understand speech in the ear that has not been stimulated with an aid.
The ability of the auditory system to process speech declines due to a lack of stimulation.”
–R. Gregory Lowe, Ph.D., P.C. Audiologist *
U.S. Hearing Aid Centers, Inc. and Persona Medical, the hearing aid manufacturer, have
teamed up to provide 500 Floridians with FREE hearing aid(s) designed for mild hearing loss.
This is our way of trying to help people with hearing loss to prevent the possibility of
suffering auditory deprivation.
Come in for our FREE simple hearing test and if it determines that you have mild hearing loss
between 25db to 40db HL at all speech frequencies ranging from 125Hz to 8,000 Hz, you then
WE SPECIALIZE IN... qualify for up to two FREE open fit OTE style hearing aids! Hurry! While supplies last!
Rims • Suspension • After Market Parts • Swing Arm Kits
• Powder Coating/Chrome • Service Hear For You! Hear For Life!

904-741-6945 • 14476 Duval Place West #106 • Jacksonville, FL om


1403 Dunn Avenue, Ste. 9 • Jacksonville, FL 32218 (904)385-6901
ot.c
gsp
The benefits of hearing aids vary by type and degree of hearing loss, noise environment, accuracy of hearing
evaluation and proper fit. Hearing aids do not restore normal hearing. *http://lowedown.net/AuditoryDeprivation.aspx
WWW.WICKEDCYCLESONLINE.COM
blo
ce. i
i-ju
jess
8/

Welcome
0
20 ss

GORE’S
i-Je

Spring
ess
yJ
©b

Specials
Spring! NURSERY
©by Jessi-Jess 2008 / jessi-juice.blogspot.com

Expires 04/01/2010
 Delivery Available 
Open Mon. - Sat 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

10357 New Kings Rd., Jax., FL 765-9714


©by Jessi-Jess 2008 / jessi-juice.blogspot.com

to
0
©by Jessi-Jess 2008 / jessi-juice.blogspot.com

rs , 00 m!
o 1 o
ol er e fr
All
C Ov hoos
c
Blue Point 3 Ball Topiary Azaleas Aztec Grass Geraniums 1 Gal. Azaleas Box Woods
spot.com

Juniper $3.88 $29.99 3 Gal. $6.99 $1.50 reg $2.49 $3.50 $2.99 reg $3.88 $1.99 reg $3.88
©by Jessi-Jess 2008 / jessi-juice.blogspot.com

log
jessi-juice.b

Apples Figs Grapevines


ess 2008 /

Peaches Nectarines Blueberries


©by Jessi-J

Plums Persimmons Blackberries ies


rs iet
ol
o
Pears Pecans Olive Trees ar
lC All V
Al
Hibiscus Robelleni Palm Citrus Trees
Burfordi Holly 2 for $15.00 Triple Trunk Starting at
$1.99 reg $3.88 reg $9.99 each FRUIT TREES $39.99 $18.00 each

Peppers,
Tomatoes,
Strawberries
and More!
Eucalyptus Tree Indian Hawthorn Rite Green “6-6-6”
1 Gal. Hibiscus Tree 3 Gal. - White Only Sago Palm Fertilizer
$7.99 $12.99 $5.99 $20.00 $7.99 VEGETABLES

Centres d'intérêt liés