Annual Julington Creek Boat Parade to spread holiday cheer

Annual Julington Creek Boat Parade to spread holiday cheer

The “Holiday on the Creek” boat parade will again be presented by the Julington Creek Prop Club on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. More »

Small feet leave big footprints in Uganda, Africa

Small feet leave big footprints in Uganda, Africa

Tyler Workman grew up in Palm Valley, but always knew he wanted to open an orphanage … which he finally did 10 years ago with Okoa Refuge. More »

Battle for the best chili at 22nd annual Mandarin Fall Festival

Battle for the best chili at 22nd annual Mandarin Fall Festival

Held on a crisp and cool fall Saturday, Nov. 17 at RiverPlace, the 22nd annual Fall Festival and Chili Cook Off exceeded attendance expectations. More »

Back in Time with Brett: The Webb Farmhouse

Back in Time with Brett: The Webb Farmhouse

Let’s go back in time to when a local house museum was once home to one of the largest citrus farms in Mandarin. More »

 

First Coast NewsLine

Get to Know … Stephanie Murphy

By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

Born and raised in Indiana, Stephanie Murphy moved to Jacksonville in 2000. She completed college at the University of Evansville, receiving her masters in counseling. Stephanie Murphy and her late husband have two children and three grandchildren. She and her husband, Eric, have been married for two years and they are proud to call Mandarin home. Much of their time is spent traveling and doing mission work with Life Impact for Eternity missions.

Get to Know … Camryn Hulsey

By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

Equestrian standout Camryn Hulsey is a senior at Bartram Trail High School and a recent Texas A&M University scholarship recipient. At age six, Hulsey discovered her love for riding horses while spending time watching and learning from her mom, who has also enjoyed equestrian sports. Hulsey is very excited to join the Texas A&M equestrian team and will begin her collegiate career in Fall 2017. She plans to major in interior design and minor in business.

Get to Know … Mary Boushie

By David Aaro
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For all you cat lovers out there, meet a Ponte Vedra resident who has helped rescue, rehabilitate and find homes for hundreds of felines, some abandoned as adults and others born to abandoned cats in the beach communities. Mary Boushie has owned Katz 4 Keeps, a 501 (c ) (3) non-profit organization in Ponte Vedra since 2008.

St. Johns student produces anti-poo PSA

Jeremy Nalley, a northwest St. Johns County resident and student at the Art Institute, recently produced a public service announcement video encouraging pet owners to pick up after their animals. Using neighbors and family members as actors, Nalley created the anti-poo PSA titled, “It’s Your Pup, Pick it Up!”

The Lightner Museum: Extraordinary collections

By Ben Samples, OneTankMedia
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Stuffed lions, marble sculptures, Victorian art … and shrunken heads.

Welcome to the Lightner Museum.