Temple Sisterhood Braille Group speaks language of kindness

Temple Sisterhood Braille Group speaks language of kindness

This special group in Mandarin remains a volunteer organization that transcribes printed materials into braille. More »

Bartram Trail AFJROTC program celebrates successful year

Bartram Trail AFJROTC program celebrates successful year

The Bartram Trail High School Air Force Junior ROTC currently has approximately 179 registered cadets with a waiting list already formed for the next school year. More »

Summer learning for adults stretches creativity

Summer learning for adults stretches creativity

The University of North Florida’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) offers many options for adults to learn this summer. More »

Sea turtle season is here

Sea turtle season is here

Following a challenging 2017 — that saw the second hurricane in 11 months affect northeast Florida — for sea turtle nests along northern St. Johns County beaches, the 2018 season returns on May 1. More »

Golf and love are in the air in Alhambra’s production of “A Fox on the Fairway”

Golf and love are in the air in Alhambra’s production of “A Fox on the Fairway”

The Alhambra Theatre and Dining’s production of “A Fox on the Fairway” on gala night left the audience rolling with laughter. More »

 

Golf and love are in the air in Alhambra’s production of “A Fox on the Fairway”

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By Jason Whitehead
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The Alhambra Theatre and Dining’s production of “A Fox on the Fairway” on gala night left the audience rolling with laughter. The show is filled with fast-paced comedy and romantic hijinks — and takes the audience on a wild ride from beginning to end.

Get to Know … Megan Prangley

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By Angela Higginbotham
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A 2015 graduate of Creekside High School, Megan Prangley grew up in St. Johns County. She has two sisters and her parents, Mike and Julie Prangley, still reside in St. Johns. Currently a senior at Georgia Southern University, Prangley accepted scholarships for cross country/track and field and also for her academic success. She is triple majoring in International Studies, Spanish and Chinese.

Local gymnast goes to Nationals

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By Martie Thompson
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With determination and discipline that belies her 16 years, St. Johns resident and level 10 gymnast Jenna Mulligan qualified for the Junior Olympic National Championships, May 11 – 12 in Cincinnati. At her first time at nationals, she placed fifth on floor exercise, eighth on balance beam and 13th on vault, for an overall ranking of 39th in the U.S. According to her mom, Terri Arnold, Mulligan had a fall on uneven bars which hurt her ranking both on the apparatus and overall.

Get to Know … Ryan Dexter

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By Ken Gillespie
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Where were you at 4 a.m. this morning? Most likely in the sack. Not so with Ryan Dexter. The alarm clock’s bell signals the start of his weekday schedule (6 a.m. on weekends). He scampers out of the bed, finds his running gear, then heads out the door to join three other guys as they do their ritual eight-mile run through Nocatee. The “RunNoc” group is often joined by Dexter’s faithful four footed Weimaraner, Brody. Dexter believes this early routine physically and mentally preps him for the day’s challenges.

There’s a new Steinway at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach

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By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach is a place for the community to create, understand, and experience the arts. Through exhibitions of local, regional and national artists, through exciting events and through quality arts classes, lectures and workshops, the Center brings art and people together in a special way.