Alhambra’s “Mamma Mia” an exuberant sing-along

Alhambra’s “Mamma Mia” an exuberant sing-along

If you’re looking for a joyous trip down pop music memory lane, Alhambra’s production of “Mamma Mia” is for you. More »

St. Johns County heads back to school for 2019 – 2020

St. Johns County heads back to school for 2019 – 2020

For the past decade or so, the first day back to school in St. Johns County has been focused on the opening of a new school about every other year... but not this year. More »

American Legion Post finally receives patriotic quilt for fundraiser

American Legion Post finally receives patriotic quilt for fundraiser

When Honeybee Quilt Guild member Anne Morgan read a post on a social media site written by someone who was apparently scammed out of fabric and a sewing machine, she was surprised and concerned. More »

Record number of students as St. Johns County heads back to school

Record number of students as St. Johns County heads back to school

The minivans, bikers, and walkers are back, in addition to a sea of yellow buses. School started on Monday, Aug. 12 in St. Johns County. More »

Back in Time with Brett | The 1876 Webb Barn

Back in Time with Brett | The 1876 Webb Barn

After retiring as an army officer following the Civil War, Major William Wirt Webb had a dream of days spent on a wide veranda with the perfume of thousands of orange blossoms filling the sweet southern air in Mandarin. More »

 

Ponte Vedra NewsLine

4-H Club enrollment kick off open house 

By Geralyn Sachs
mail@floridanewsline.com 

The St. Johns County 4-H Youth Development Program is starting off a new 4-H year by inviting youth and their parents to the 4-H Club Enrollment Kick Off Open House on Thursday, Aug. 22, from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at the St. Johns County Extension Office, located at 3125 Agricultural Center Drive. Families will have the opportunity to learn more about 4-H and all it has to offer.

Q&A with St. Johns County Supervisor of Elections Vicky Oakes

Q: What is keeping your office busy at this time?
A: We are in the process of finalizing the polling places for the 2020 elections. March 2020, the time of the Presidential Preference Election, will be here before you know it. 

Q&A with St. Johns County Property Appraiser Eddie Creamer

Q: What is coming up on the calendar of the Property Appraiser’s Office?
A: It is almost time for TRIM (Truth in Millage Notices) to be sent out to property owners. It’s important to keep in mind that over the past two years, property values in St. Johns County have increased approximately 20 percent, which translates to higher taxes even without a tax increase.

Q&A with St. Johns County Commissioner Jeremiah Blocker (District 4)

Q: Can you share some information about your upcoming Town Hall meeting?
A: I will be hosting a Town Hall meeting at the Cultural Center at Our Lady Star of the Sea on Wednesday, Aug. 7 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. This will be similar to the one we held in Nocatee in May in that we will have a panel consisting of representatives from the county administration, the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office and also St. Johns County Fire and Rescue to cover different topics.

BEAM celebrates back to school

By Martie Thompson
editor@floridanewsline.com

BEAM (Beaches Emergency Assistance Ministry) is currently gearing up for two major annual events that will be taking place in August.