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Save Sea Turtles

Dear Editor, We all know that each year, Florida’s residents and millions of tourists benefit from resources and recreation on our public conservation lands. And it’s our diverse landscape and wildlife that help to make Florida such a wonderful place to live and a top destination. For years, the Florida Forever program has set aside money [...]

Florida’s Maritime Tax Law Has National Import

With ten times more collected in sales tax revenue after including maritime provisions in 2010, Florida’s maritime tax law is proving its worth.  As the national debate ebbs and flows over whether cutting taxes will spur economic growth and job creation, Florida’s recent experiment in capping a sales-and-use tax on boats is enlightening. The state [...]

Seagrasses to be in the Spotlight throughout March

March in Florida, among other things, is time for creating awareness about the importance of seagrass meadows of the state.   It’s Seagrass Awareness Month in Florida, a time to bring attention to the importance of the state’s documented 2.2 million acres of seagrass meadows, which provide habitat and sustenance for a wide variety of [...]

Pusser’s Bar and Grille Presents New Menus

New menus have come out at the Pusser’s Bar and Grille of Ponte Vedra Beach, inviting food enthusiast and tourists alike. Pusser’s Bar and Grille of Ponte Vedra Beach, located in the Shoppes of Veranda adjacent to Sawgrass, is pleased to present several new appetizers, salads, sandwiches and entrees to their lunch and dinner menus. [...]

‘Panthers for Pets’ Raises Funds for Ill Dog and the Humane Society

High school students from Nease High School are doing life-saving work for local animals through fund-raising. The St. Augustine Humane Society has received another generous donation of volunteer time and effort from Nease High School’s “Panthers for Pets”, a student run organization. According to Jason Lee, a Nease High School junior and International Baccalaureate (IB) student, [...]

Wilco Coming to Perform in St. Augustine in May

Popular rock band Wilco is coming to perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Wednesday, May 16th, 2012.  Hailing from Chicago, the Grammy Award-winning, rock band Wilco will make their first appearance in the ancient city for one night only. Formed in the mid-’90s, the band is singer-songerwriter-guitarist Jeff Tweedy, bassist John Stirratt, guitarist Nels Cline, [...]

‘Boston’ to Perform in St. Augustine in July

Famous rock band ‘Boston’ will perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Sunday, July 1st. Boston formed in 1976 in Boston, Massachusetts. Centered around guitarist, songwriter, and producer Tom Scholz, the band’s best known works include the singles “More Than A Feeling”, “Peace Of Mind”, “Foreplay/Long Time”, “Don’t Look Back”, and “Amanda”. Their 1976 self-titled [...]

IHOP Offers 15 Hours of Free Flapjacks on February 28

Laura Kaeppeler, newly crowned Miss America, is assisting with the special fund-raising offer of National Pancake Day that will benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and other local charities. Following are the details for this life-saving and palate-pleasing offer from IHOP. WHAT: For the seventh consecutive year, IHOP restaurants nationwide will offer each guest a free short [...]

Prada’s Day of Judgment in Nashville Today

The now famous case of the pit bull Prada has entered its final stage with Prada’s life still hanging in uncertainty.   The hours for deciding the fate of Prada, the death row pit bull in Nashville, Tennessee, are entering the final moment as the court today will decide whether to uphold her execution or [...]

Basketball Pros’ Initiative for Active Military Families and Vets

Basketball professionals are stepping forward in support of military personnel and their families through a new initiative. The Professional Basketball Alumni Association (PBAA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), along with several players will announce their participation in a series of exhibition basketball games, camps and clinics to be played jointly with military personnel as part of an initiative to provide [...]