Local WWII veteran honored with USO appreciation ceremony

Local WWII veteran honored with USO appreciation ceremony

World War II veteran Bob Kessler, who works two days per week at his son’s business, Kessler Creative in Mandarin, was honored with an appreciation ceremony for his service. More »

St. Johns County heads back to school

St. Johns County heads back to school

The minivans, bikers, and walkers are back, in addition to a sea of yellow buses. School started on Thursday, Aug. 10 in St. Johns County. More »

Nocatee holds second annual resource event

Nocatee holds second annual resource event

Nocatee residents recently kicked off the new school year with the second annual Nocatee Community Resource Day, to educate parents and encourage children for a great experience in the upcoming school year. More »

Atlantic Coast High School chorus guest stars at Foreigner concert

Atlantic Coast High School chorus guest stars at Foreigner concert

Members of the Atlantic Coast High School chorus showcased their talent by performing with rock group Foreigner at a concert at Daily’s Place on Aug. 3. More »

Alhambra’s “Dixie Swim Club” a hilarious comedy about lasting friendships

Alhambra’s “Dixie Swim Club” a hilarious comedy about lasting friendships

Alhambra Theatre and Dining’s production of “Dixie Swim Club,” a warm hearted Southern comedy, will make you want to join the swim team. More »

 

Alhambra’s “Dixie Swim Club” a hilarious comedy about friendships that last forever

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By Martie Thompson
editor@floridanewsline.com

Alhambra Theatre and Dining’s production of “Dixie Swim Club,” a warm hearted Southern comedy, will make you want to join the swim team. More than a “chick flick” for the stage, this comedic performance will surely produce a numerous chuckles if not outright belly laughs. The dialog is particularly sharp, with one-liners, banter and repartee that the cast aces.

St. Johns County heads back for school with record number of students

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By Martie Thompson
editor@floridanewsline.com

The minivans, bikers, and walkers are back, in addition to a sea of yellow buses. School started on Thursday, Aug. 10 in St. Johns County and according to School Board representative for District 1 Beverly Slough, everything went according to plan.

Get to Know … David Naples

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By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

David Naples grew up in the tri-state area of Westtown, N.Y. before moving to St. Augustine in 2009. He and his wife, Kaley, met while living in the same condominium complex and they married in 2016. David and Kaley Naples are proud to call the MuraBella neighborhood home.

Nocatee holds second annual resource event aimed at educating parents

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By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

Nocatee residents recently kicked off the new school year with the second annual Nocatee Community Resource Day held in the community’s Crosswater Hall. In an effort to prepare and encourage children for a great experience in the upcoming school year, school administrators and principals, law enforcement, and various non-profit organizations provided parents information on their area of expertise. While parents attended presentations, children were able to enjoy outdoor activities with staff and volunteers at the Splash waterpark.

Get to Know … Katrine Strickland

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By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

Katrine Strickland has enjoyed living in the Nocatee community of Ponte Vedra for the past five years, with her husband of eight years, Ryan, and their two young children. Originally from Miami, Fla., Katrine Strickland moved to this area after attending the University of Florida. She earned her degree in public relations and gained experience through several organizations. An entrepreneur, Strickland is anxiously awaiting the launch of her digital memory book app, Soulments. She has volunteered much of her time to St. Johns CARES Kids over the past year and was the co-chair of the successful Nocatee Kids Farmers Market.