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Travel | Highlights of the Lowcountry

By Debi Lander

Charleston and Savannah rank among the top tourist destinations in the United States and fortunately, they are within driving distance from Jacksonville. Visit these Southern gems if you’ve never been, but unfortunately, they are pricey. It is possible to find some less costly but equally fabulous cities and Lowcountry attractions nearby.

Gardening | Summer is coming

By Master Gardener Lesley Arrandale

Sometimes I have hankered to live farther north just to be able to grow some of the fruits, flowers, and vegetables that I grew up with, but seeing last winter’s devastating storms that swept across the plains and northwards, I realize we are relatively lucky in northeast Florida. Encouragingly, this hurricane season may be less busy than average, according to Colorado State University predictions (https://tinyurl.com/y5ltxj43), but it only takes one major storm to have devastating impacts, as we know.

Pantry Raiders | Tasty sandwiches perfect for special occasion brunches

By NewsLine Staff

Spring is synonymous with special events worthy of celebration. From Mother’s Day to graduations to communions and confirmations, spring provides a host of opportunities for families and friends to come together and show their love for one another. The right food can make any party that much more spectacular. For those who will be celebrating at home or attending a potluck-style gathering, this “Brandied Baked Ham With Mustard Butter” courtesy of Denise Gee’s “Southern Appetizers” (Chronicle Books) can make for the perfect dish to serve or bring along. The decadent ham can be served as fashionable tea sandwiches, either in soft biscuits or rolls.

Captain David’s Fishing Report

By Captain David Lifka

There are many attributes that make fishing a great sport. Getting outdoors, spending time on the water, bonding with friends and family — and the thrill and the challenge of the catch. While there are other sports or outdoor activities that might offer some of these same characteristics, there is one benefit that fishing offers that separates it from these others, and that is you get to eat what you caught.

Golf Tips from T Shot Ranch

By Janie C. Farina, LPGA

Home, Home on the Range…

“O give me a home where the buffaloes roam
Where the deer and the antelope play
Where seldom is heard a discouraging word
And the skies are not cloudy all day”

~Lyrics by Bill Staines