Get to Know … Allison Olson

By Martie Thompson Allison Olson is energized by her new job as principal of Julington Creek Elementary. She thinks working with elementary children is a gift and she is grateful and excited to get to...

St. Johns County Audubon Society rebuilds, supports Great Backyard Bird Count

By Martie Thompson It’s almost time to dust off your binoculars and take part in the annual event where you join your neighbors to identify and count local birds. The Great Backyard Bird Count, sponsored...

Take Five

Host families needed Education First Homestay, a non-profit division of EF Education First, is recruiting volunteer hosts for international students ages 13 – 18 who will be in the North Florida area in July 2016....

Travel: Make your way to Macon

By Debi Lander A drive to Macon, Georgia takes about four hours from Jacksonville and in my opinion, is well worth a trip. Macon's soulful roots include musicians Otis Redding, the Allman Brothers, Little Richard...

E Pluribus Unum: Civics for One and All

By James A. Lee Allow me to join in the chorus of happy sentiments for a New Year. This year is that one in four years that brings two important events: the Summer Olympics and...
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