Flag football team to play at NFL Pro Bowl

Flag football team to play at NFL Pro Bowl

Tryouts were conducted for 10 boys in the 13 – 14 year age division to represent Jacksonville in flag football as part of the festivities leading up to the NFL Pro Bowl in Orlando in January. More »

Operation New Uniform graduates 16th class

Operation New Uniform graduates 16th class

Nine U.S. veterans were honored as graduates of Operation New Uniform, a local non-profit organization that equips veterans to transition successfully from military to civilian life. More »

Mandarin Middle School teaches life skills to students

Mandarin Middle School teaches life skills to students

Students with special needs at Mandarin Middle benefit from the school’s efforts to maintain academic excellence and exceptional growth opportunities. More »

Girls on the Run celebrates end of season with 5k

Girls on the Run celebrates end of season with 5k

Girls on the Run of Northeast Florida hosted more than 3,500 Girls on the Run participants and spectators at its celebratory end of season 5k. More »

Oesterreicher – McCormick cracker cabin dedicated

Oesterreicher – McCormick cracker cabin dedicated

November 19, 2016 was a perfect day for the long-awaited dedication of the 1873 cabin that housed and later evolved into a hunting lodge of Oesterreicher and McCormick progeny. More »

 

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North Florida Land Trust triples land conserved in 2016

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By NewsLine Staff
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North Florida Land Trust is proud to announce they tripled the amount of conservation lands in 2016. From 1999 to 2015, the organization protected more than 6,000 acres of land. In 2016, they added more than 12,000 acres to the amount of land held for conservation purposes. It is the most land North Florida Land Trust has been able to preserve in one year since they started their mission. North Florida Land Trust’s historic year was attained with conservation easements, acquisitions of land and donations of both.

Mickler’s Landing Beach parking lot closed for beach restoration project

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By NewsLine Staff
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The Mickler’s Landing Beach parking lot, walkover and all related facilities are closed due to the site being utilized as a staging area for beach restoration associated with Hurricane Matthew. Heavy equipment will be present on the beach until restoration efforts are completed. Visitors are encouraged to exercise caution when visiting Mickler’s Landing Beach.

Dresback selected as associate superintendent

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By NewsLine Staff
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Kyle Dresback, principal of Allen D. Nease High School has been selected to be the Associate Superintendent of Student Support Services. His nomination will be presented to the St. Johns County School Board at their January 10 meeting by incoming Superintendent Tim Forson who will assume his position on Jan. 1

Scam alert: Email sent about bogus traffic citations

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By NewsLine Staff
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The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles warn consumers that they may be targeted by a company representing itself as the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles demanding payment for fraudulent citations. The company, which is not associated with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles in any way, will send emails to consumers requesting payment of a citation within a certain timeframe and if the payment is not received on time, the company will falsely require a daily late fee payment.

Flag football team to play at NFL Pro Bowl

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By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

NFL cities across the country will each be sending a flag football team to represent their franchise as part of the events leading up to the 2017 Pro Bowl. Tournament games for the young flag football standouts will start on Jan. 27 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at Disney and the festivities will come to an end on Jan. 29 when the NFL teams take the field at Camping World Stadium in Orlando. The top two flag football teams will appear on the ESPN halftime show.