SOUPer Bowl IV aims to combat hunger

SOUPer Bowl IV aims to combat hunger

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, will mark the return of the SOUPer Bowl at Nease High School for the fourth consecutive year to benefit Blessings in a Backpack. More »

Jacksonville Camera Club captures Mandarin

Jacksonville Camera Club captures Mandarin

The Jacksonville Camera Club is passionate about sharing knowledge of what to practice behind the lens in an effort to make photographs even more beautiful. More »

Meet new St. Johns County Commissioner Jeremiah Blocker

Meet new St. Johns County Commissioner Jeremiah Blocker

Recently elected St. Johns County Commissioner for District 4, Jeremiah Blocker and wife Lauren love St. Johns County, but feel there are some important challenges ahead. More »

Back in Time with Brett : John Henry Jacks House, Part 1

Back in Time with Brett : John Henry Jacks House, Part 1

Built in 1887, this residence was first owned by John Henry Jacks and his family. More »

 

The CreekLine

Local resident chosen to decorate White House

By Martie Thompson
editor@floridanewsline.com

This past holiday season, St. Johns resident Reisha Rust marked an item off her bucket list — for the third time.

“It has always been a dream of mine to help decorate the White House for Christmas,” Rust said. “My sister, a freelance florist, and I are known as ‘repeat offenders’ because we have been selected to volunteer for this three times.”

Get to Know … Cole Slate

By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

Born and raised in the Jacksonville area, Cole Slate is a long time resident of St. Johns. As a child, Slate resided in Julington Creek. Now a resident of RiverTown, he is still proud to live in the community that means so much to him. A graduate of Bartram Trail High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Florida, Slate remains heavily involved with both of his alma maters. Often attending games, offering sponsorships and volunteering, Slate enjoys giving back to the people and places he holds dear. Currently enjoying his work in Real Estate, Slate takes pride in helping old and new friends find their home in St. Johns. He met his fiance, Laura Lander, during a kickball tournament and the two will marry in May 2019. Slate is currently serving on the advisory board of Best Buddies International and is a long time volunteer for this organization that focuses primarily on special needs children.

Meet new St. Johns County Commissioner Jeremiah Blocker

By Martie Thompson
editor@floridanewsline.com

Recently elected St. Johns County Commissioner for District 4, Jeremiah Blocker, has attended two Board of County Commissioners meetings and is endeavoring to learn as quickly as he can.

St. Johns County announces Christmas holiday office hours

By NewsLine Staff
mail@floridanewsline.com

All departments of the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners, St. Johns County Administrative offices, St. Johns County libraries, the Pet Center, the Property Appraiser’s Office, and the Tax Collector’s Office will be closed Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday. All offices will resume standard business hours on Wednesday, Dec. 26.

Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s PedsCare families receive gifts from THE PLAYERS

By NewsLine Staff
mail@floridanewsline.com

When innovation meets outstanding community support, a partnership like Community PedsCare teaming up with THE PLAYERS Championship is the winning result. A longstanding supporter of Community PedsCare, a program of Community Hospice & Palliative Care, THE PLAYERS recently presented children and families in the program with hundreds of holiday gifts. Since its inception in 2000, for nearly half of Community Hospice’s 40-year legacy, Community PedsCare has been providing comfort and care to enhance quality of life for patients from prenatal (before birth) to age 21. The program supports the specialized needs and medical care of the child, their parents and siblings, other family members, caregivers, classmates and teachers.