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 »

 

Mandarin NewsLine

Captain David’s Fishing Report

By Captain David Lifka
mail@floridanewsline.com

Just like birds and people, many species of fish head south for the winter. Also, just like birds and people, these many species of fish make Florida their final winter destination. And finally, just like birds and people, the further south these fish decide to travel, the more crowded their final destination becomes.

Mandarin High School makes history with first state championship win

By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

The Mandarin High School Mustangs recently brought home their first 8A State Championship trophy in history — an exciting end to their 11 – 4 season. The Mustangs won the title by defeating Columbus of Miami in a nail biting 37 – 35 final score. The team’s head coach, Bobby Ramsay, has now been with Mandarin High School for two seasons.

Get to Know … William Miller

By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

William (Will) Miller grew up in Miami. He earned his degree in business administration with a minor in finance from Florida State University. He and his wife, Laura, have been married for 42 years and moved to Jacksonville 11 years ago. The two share a close knit family of seven children, 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Miller’s 32-year career was spent in the insurance industry before retirement. Over the years, Miller has enjoyed remodeling homes, a skill he believes was instilled in him at a young age by helping his parents around their home. Miller is a six year member of the Mandarin Community Club and has served as the vice president of the club for three years. The Millers enjoy living in Mandarin and being nearby to close family and friends.

Jacksonville Camera Club captures Mandarin

By Angela Higginbotham
angela@floridanewsline.com

Photographs capture moments that are otherwise gone forever — and 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.

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

By Brett Nolan
mail@floridanewsline.com

Built in 1887, this residence was first owned by John Henry Jacks and his family. In this part one of the story, we are going back in time to look at the history leading up to John Henry Jacks and his family building their home in Mandarin.