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 »

 

Ponte Vedra NewsLine

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
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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
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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.

OneBlood leading worldwide search to locate donors; Florida child in need of extremely rare blood

By NewsLine Staff
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OneBlood, the local not-for-profit blood center serving Florida and other parts of the southeast, is leading a worldwide search to find some of the rarest blood in the world.  It’s needed to help save two-year-old Zainab, a South Florida girl who is battling neuroblastoma, a very aggressive form of cancer.

This ‘n That | Seven little words that changed my life

By Mims Cushing
mail@floridanewsline.com

One day, 35 years ago, I received a flyer inviting me to attend Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the granddaddy of all writing conferences. It is a 10-day nest for fledging as well as for more established writers. Started in 1926, it takes place every summer at Middlebury College in the green hills of Vermont.