By NewsLine Staff
In recognition of Best Practices in Workforce Excellence, St. Johns County Tax Collector Dennis W. Hollingsworth, CFC, accepted an award recently at the Florida Excellence Conference in Orlando.
By David Aaro
Over the past 16 years, the SenioRITAs have helped raise almost $1.5 million for local breast cancer research at Mayo Clinic and patient services at Baptist Beaches. Through their signature women’s doubles tennis tournament, their live and silent auction and kickoff party, the group hosts one of the largest charity events in Jacksonville. These events coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.
By Martie Thompson
Amidst a bustle of minivans, yellow buses, bike riders and walkers, schools opened for the first day of the 2016 – 2017 school year in St. Johns County on Wednesday, Aug. 10. District 1 School Board member Beverly Slough visited all 10 schools in her district as well as three others in District 2.
By Martie Thompson
Amidst a bustle of minivans, yellow buses, bike riders and walkers, schools opened for the first day of the 2016 – 2017 school year in St. Johns County on Wednesday, Aug. 10. District 4 School Board member Kelly Barrera checked in with the principals of all schools in her district.
By Sandy Arpen
Since 2015, people have been talking about the colorful concrete frogs placed along the roadways in Mandarin. These frogs are noticed by children riding to school, by bicyclists and walkers who pass by them and by passengers in cars who are hurrying on to their next stop. And they all wonder, “Where are these frogs coming from?”
By Eleanor Ruffes
David Van Cleef, painter and owner of The Van Cleef Company, has lived in Mandarin for 20 years with Linda, “the love of his life.” His father was movie actor Lee Van Cleef, who played the bad guy in westerns in the 1960s such as “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance,” “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” and “For a Few Dollars More.”