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Family Tee Program

Families play together all starting from the same tee! A great time to introduce younger family members to the game of golf. Available on Oak Marsh front nine only. Daily, 5-7 pm, from May 24-September 1. Adults, $35/person, children 15…
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Amelia Island Jazz Festival Preview Concert

A preview concert benefiting the educational programs and concerts of the 2008 Amelia Island Jazz Festival, featuring The Dynamic Les DeMerle Band with Bonnie Eisele, vocals and special guest, Jazz Legend, Dr. Bill Price, will be held at the historic…
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The Flaming Lamborghini

The Flaming Lamborghini is renowned for hitting the spot. Each ingredient is carefully selected to serve its job; the Blue Curacao sweetens the drink, the Baileys cools the throat and the Kahlua and Sambuca just‚Ķwell‚Ķdo the job! The Recipe serves…
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Cindy McCain

I have seen so many stories about Cindy McCain floating around the World Wide Web I actually think there may be some truth to the following: She is an unarguably beautiful woman who graduated from Southern Cal and became a…
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Red Snapper

Red Snapper 2 ounces gin 4 ounces tomato juice 1/2 ounce lemon juice Pinch of salt and pepper 2 to 3 dashes Worcestershire sauce 2 to 3 drops Tabasco sauce Celery stalk Stir with ice in a chilled highball glass….
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Schools Receive Report Cards

The Department of Education once again has given the Nassau County School District an excellent report card. Of Nassau County’s 12 public schools, ten received “A” grades on this year’s school accountability reports.

Beach Warning Flags

Pay attention to the flags flying from the lifeguard stands when you visit the beach. They are used to promote safety by identifying

Local Elections on August 26

Donna Martin and Dave Mazur will be seeking the District 1 seat on the Nassau County School Board on August 26. Janet Adkins currently holds the seat, but

Ronald Reagan Quote

Government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it. -Ronald Reagan (1986)

Shrimp Sauteé with Beans

Ingredients: 4 cups green beans, trimmed (about 12 ounces) 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup minced garlic 2 teaspoons paprika 1 pound raw shrimp (21-25 per pound) peeled and de-veined 2 16-ounce cans large butter beans, rinsed 1/4 cup…
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Mojito Recipe

Ingredients: Club Soda 2 tsp sugar 3 Mint Sprigs Fresh lime 1 1/2 oz. Light Rum Instructions: In a shaker, splash enough soda water with the mint and the sugar and mix until you dissolve the sugar and can smell…
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Sounds on Center

Sounds on Center is a free community concert held the First Friday of each month from March through October at the foot of Centre Street in historic downtown Fernandina Beach. The event runs from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Bring your chairs…
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