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 »

 

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St. Johns County offers boat ramp survey

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By NewsLine Staff
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St. Johns County is conducting a survey to garner feedback from residents regarding boat ramps within the county. Participants will have an opportunity to share their opinion on the status of county boat ramps, their personal use of the ramps, and related facility and maintenance needs. To complete the survey by the Nov.  19 deadline, please visit https://conta.cc/2PkdatCFor more information, call (904) 209-0322.

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Travel | Asheville for the Holidays

By Debi Lander
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Visions of sugarplums danced in my head as I drove to the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C. I made the trip last December to the historic Blue Ridge resort to view the winning entries in the National Gingerbread House Competition. My trail of crumbs led me to displays stopping me dead in my tracks — wide-eyed and childlike. Much more than elaborate houses and cutesy cakes, these creations were architectural masterpieces and stunning works of art. This contest takes gingerbread to the highest level of culinary art.

This ‘n That | Understanding the cane … and Myositis

By Mims Cushing
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Did you ever think when you were in school, running around playgrounds, that you would be using a cane in later life? Did you think that, as an older person, you’d be going to lunch with a good friend, both of you leaving a restaurant with a cane? Your pediatrician never told you that when you became a senior citizen you should use a cane, right?

In the Pink aims to be one-stop shop for cancer patients

By Martie Thompson
editor@floridanewsline.com

When Jeri Millard was diagnosed with breast cancer 17 years ago, she was frustrated because she had to go to many different places to get all the specialty items she needed. One day she said she had to undress five times for five different doctors and she wondered why they couldn’t all come to one place? This gave her the idea to open In the Pink, a 501 C 3 boutique serving men, women and children with all types of cancer.