Colonial Manor resident honored with NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award

Colonial Manor resident honored with NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award

Eagles are in no way an endangered species when it comes to the Searcy family.  Since the 1940s, seven Boy Scouts within the Searcy family have attained the rank of Eagle Scout, with John V. Searcy of Colonial Manor, patriarch of the family, receiving the National Eagle Scout Association (NESA)’s Outstanding Eagle Scout Award from […]

Loss prompts attorneys to fundraise for breast cancer

Loss prompts attorneys to fundraise for breast cancer

Participation in Real Men Wear Pink growing locally, nationally Yelena Chizhik was an important member of Coker Law until she died of breast cancer. Chizhik created the trial firms’ trial presentations, focus groups and trial technology. “She was an outdoors woman – hiking, she loved to train dogs, she lived an amazing robust life,” said […]

State of the River report raises red flags

The 12th Annual State of the River report for the lower St. Johns River basin shows a striking jump in phosphorus as well as elevated levels of metals, continued loss of wetlands, and increasing impacts from saltwater intrusion and sea-level rise. The report not only indicates an increase in phosphorous levels that are fueling frequent […]

Best-selling author wows capacity crowd at Southside Baptist Church

Best-selling author wows capacity crowd at Southside Baptist Church

Every seat in the sanctuary – including the balcony – of Southside Baptist Church was filled to capacity as more than 650 avid readers came to hear New York Times best-selling author Amor Towles discuss his second book, A Gentleman in Moscow.  The evening with Towles, whose debut novel is The Age of Civility, was […]

Dredging to begin at Millers Creek

Dredging will soon begin at Millers Creek.  The Millers Creek Special Tax District Board unanimously voted to sign a contract with DredgIt, a fully integrated sediment management company from Houston, Texas, to remove sediment from Millers Creek, during a meeting Sept. 16 in the Compass Bank building in St. Nicholas. Board Chairman Michelle Wright said […]

Bolles honors Corky Rogers

Bolles honors Corky Rogers

Thanks to longtime Bolles football supporter A. Chester Skinner, Jr. and his family, the accomplishments of Charles “Corky” Rogers, the Bulldog’s former head football coach, will live on in perpetuity.  Skinner, a member of Bolles class of 1940, sponsored the construction of a new plaza honoring Rogers’ storied career. The plaza, which is located at […]

Historic home provides happy ending for newly engaged couple

Historic home provides happy ending for newly engaged couple

Part of the former Barnett Estate, Magnolia, a renowned San Marco home with an expansive antebellum-style porch, became the site of another happy ending when Jonathan Heldenbrandt and Palmer Kuder became engaged on the doorstep of the historic house Sept. 6. Built in 1938 by entrepreneur David H. Tart of Pensacola, the home was originally […]

Clara White Mission exceeds goal, celebrates community generosity

Clara White Mission exceeds goal, celebrates community generosity

The Clara White Mission recent budget shortfall has been fully funded, and further exceeded its goal thanks to generous community members, businesses and foundations. At a press conference Friday, Sept. 13, Clara White staff showered thanks and praise on attendees, as patrons of the mission dined in Taliaferro Hall. The announcement came during a lunch […]

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