Local gymnast goes to Nationals

Local gymnast goes to Nationals

At her first time at nationals, St. Johns resident Jenna Mulligan placed fifth on floor exercise, eighth on balance beam and 13th on vault, for an overall ranking of 39th in the U.S. More »

Kayaking around Florida (and contributing to a good cause)

Kayaking around Florida (and contributing to a good cause)

Former U.S. Marine Esteban Blyar finished the journey of a lifetime when he pulled his kayak ashore in mid-May after a 61-day kayaking trip around the coast of Florida on the Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail. More »

New Steinway at Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach

New Steinway at Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach

The success of Play Academy of Arts (PLAY), a holistic approach to music at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, has resulted in a fourth piano to be added to the Center. More »

 

Golf Tips from the T-Shot Ranch

By Janie C. Farina LPGA
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Is your golf game “aging gracefully”?

“Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made. Our times are in his hand who saith, ‘A whole I planned, youth shows but half; Trust God: See all, nor be afraid!” ~Robert Browning

Is your golf game aging gracefully, or is golf aging you? Determined to grow old with the equipment you’ve had for decades, or maybe hoping to breathe new life into your golf game by trading your whole bag in for a younger model? Can new clubs actually reverse the golf aging process?

Fishing Report

By Captain David Lifka
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At last summer has arrived and this year’s fishing season is starting to come together. Making choices such as where to go, and what to fish for are just some of the pleasurable decisions we are faced with living in our area of the state. With so much freshwater, saltwater, and brackish water around us, our fishing possibilities for the summer season are many.

Travel | Aiken, S.C.: History, Horses and Music

By Debi Lander
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In the late 19th century, the Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, Carnegies, Pulitzers, Morgans, and Astors epitomized America’s “Gilded Age.” These Captains of Industry financed the industrial age and established many non-profit organizations. The millionaires frequently gathered to party in mansions they built in prime areas along the coast — sprinkling luxuriant estates in Newport, R.I., “camps” in the Adirondack Mountains of New York, grand railroad resort hotels up and down the East Coast, a secretive compound in Jekyll Island, Ga., and a winter colony in Aiken, S.C.

Pantry Raiders | Grill up hot dogs with the works

By NewsLine Staff
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Backyard barbecues simply would not be the same without hot dogs. While many people may not eat hot dogs during much of the year, come summertime when the grills are fired up, hot dogs take center stage.

This n That | Not a party animal and I’m ok with that. Are you?

By Mims Cushing
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I have a friend whose high school freshman son is the bane of his existence. Why? Because it looks like he is not going to grow up to become him.

“My fear,” he says, “is that he will be a hermit and not have a lot of friends.”