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Comic Con coming to beaches library
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Comic Con coming to beaches library

What do you think of the new welcome sign?
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What do you think of the new welcome sign?

Moonlight Movies returns to Jax Beach
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Moonlight Movies returns to Jax Beach

Moonlight Movies returns to the SeaWalk Pavilion beginning April 22, 2016, with the movie Finding Nemo.  This popular family friendly, outdoor movie series combines a movie under the stars, the sound of the ocean, and a sea breeze for a memorable night to share with family and friends. Learn what movies are in the series, movie […]

Skate park open house to be held in Jax Beach
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Skate park open house to be held in Jax Beach

The City of Jacksonville Beach invites you to a design presentation of the new municipal skate park to be located at South Beach Park.  This Open House will be held on Thursday, April 14, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the City Hall Council Chambers, 11 North 3rd Street.  A presentation will be […]

Warnings flying for Florida coast as Sandy approaches
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Warnings flying for Florida coast as Sandy approaches

Tropical storm watches and warnings are flying for the east Florida coast as Hurricane Sandy makes a swipe at the Sunshine State. Sandy’s rapid intensification just before a Cuban landfall has many Floridians on edge. Any western deviation in track could bring hurricane force winds to the coast. At the very minimum, The Beaches will […]

Farm-to-Table Dinner: Beaches Style?
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Farm-to-Table Dinner: Beaches Style?

Two years ago and again last year, our neighbors to the west, in San Marco, hosted a beautiful Farm-to-Table dinner in one of their lovely parks. Featuring locally sourced foods prepared by their area’s most innovative and adventurous chefs, I covered this dinner. I wandered among the guests and shot photos, listened to the trio playing […]

LOCAL COMPANY DEVELOPS NEW SMART TECHNOLOGY
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LOCAL COMPANY DEVELOPS NEW SMART TECHNOLOGY

Force Innovations, a local technology firm is developing new smart technology for homes that will take operation and security to new space age levels. Dan Fulmer, a life long beaches resident has been in the technology business for years, and his company Fultech, has seen many changes in the time. “I’m really impressed with where […]

MAYPORT SEAFOOD FINEST IN THE LAND!
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MAYPORT SEAFOOD FINEST IN THE LAND!

I had the pleasure of having some friends in from out of town recently and I wanted to treat them to some fresh local seafood and I pondered the possibility of going out to a local eatery or staying in and preparing something at the house. Fortunately for all of us we live in a […]

WARRIORS FIND ASSISTANCE WITH SERVICE DOGS
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WARRIORS FIND ASSISTANCE WITH SERVICE DOGS

There was once a time when animals that assisted the handicapped were primarily known as “Seeing Eye Dogs.” Over the past decade, in this age of political correctness, the term Seeing Eye Dog has transitioned into “Service Dog,” but the title isn’t the only change in regards to the functions they provide. Service dogs have […]

“GOOD MORNING!” “HOW YOU DOING?” “GOOD AFTERNOON!”
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“GOOD MORNING!” “HOW YOU DOING?” “GOOD AFTERNOON!”

For many people work is not much more than a means to the end. We get up, go to work and come home. Day after day. After day. We work hard so we can play hard, then events like the PLAYERS Championship come along and we take a day or two off from work so […]

Free Tickets to Players Final Round!
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Free Tickets to Players Final Round!

If you want to see the final round of this year’s PLAYERS Championship but only have tickets to Thursday, Friday or Saturday, then you will definitely want to hear this news! The PGA TOUR is giving away tickets to Sunday’s final round to every person who spends $100.00 in merchandise in any of the on […]

JIM AND TABITHA FURYK FOUNDATION TREAT KIDS TO DAY AT PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP
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JIM AND TABITHA FURYK FOUNDATION TREAT KIDS TO DAY AT PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP

  When it comes to giving back to the community, Jim and Tabitha Furyk take it as their personal responsibility to make a difference in the community they have chosen as their home. Since moving to Ponte Vedra the Furyks have started The Jim and Tabitha Furyk Foundation and have been hard at work to […]

SHRIMP FESTIVAL A FAMILY AFFAIR FOR BEACHES FAMILY
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SHRIMP FESTIVAL A FAMILY AFFAIR FOR BEACHES FAMILY

When the 49th Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival  www.shrimpfestival.com kicks off tomorrow, an Atlantic Beach family will be well represented throughout the festival. Sisters Kathy and Mary Frosio and brother Al, along with his wife, Karin, all will be a part of the festivities in one way or another. The Frosios are life long […]

PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP MORE THAN JUST GOLF FOR MANY LOCALS
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PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP MORE THAN JUST GOLF FOR MANY LOCALS

Whether you love golf or not, chances are you wait patiently all year for the PGA TOUR’s flagship event to come back to the First Coast every May. The PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP is unmistakably the TOUR’s biggest tournament, and for the golfers who tee it up in hopes of winning the tournament, it is one of […]

'Keep the Ferry' Float a Hit at the Beaches Parade!
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‘Keep the Ferry’ Float a Hit at the Beaches Parade!

  The annual Opening of the Beaches Parade on Sunday was held under beautiful skies and a great group of floats, and terrific, beaches-lovin’ crowd. Here’s just a few of the many floats and Parade marchers that delighted the crowds and kids who lined the route of this annual Parade, now in its 66th year. […]

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