Out and About

Wings of Freedom brings warcraft to Cecil Field

Wings of Freedom brings warcraft to Cecil Field

Venetia resident George Stallings, Jr., who will be 100 years old in May, spent an afternoon with the last flightworthy B-24 Liberator, similar to the bomber he flew during World War II. Stallings, a captain in the Army Air Corps, also served as flight instructor to American and British cadets. The opportunity to view the […]

‘Love Boone Park Day’ brings community together

‘Love Boone Park Day’ brings community together

Co-sponsored by the Friends of Boone Park South and Greenscape, 20 trees representing five varieties, were planted at the annual Love Boone Park South Day, Feb. 10. Eighteen individuals and families sponsored the trees, provided by Greenscape, also picked up trash and fallen limbs. “Our goal is to plant 20 trees every year,” said Pamela […]

For the love of children

For the love of children

There’s no doubt Tanya and Andy Hardaker love children. Their hearts are big enough, in fact, to open them to double the size of their biological family (one son and two daughters) with another son and two more daughters – a sibling set of three. If six youngsters were not enough to love, the Fishweir […]

Ortega River Run celebrates 40th anniversary

Ortega River Run celebrates 40th anniversary

With the learning curve well behind them, what’s left for four of the six masterminds behind the annual Ortega River Run are chuckles about early mishaps and a sense of pride about the beloved local 5-mile run, the fourth oldest in Jacksonville. Back in 1978, seven months after the Gate 15K River Run began, Wirt […]

God had other plans for actor wannabe

God had other plans for actor wannabe

The Very Reverend Katherine B. Moorehead, 47, serves as the 10th Dean of St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral. She is the first female dean in the Diocese of Florida and the only female dean in Province IV, the Province of Sewanee, one of nine ecclesiastical provinces of the Episcopal Church in the U.S., but don’t let […]

Local realtor gives vehicle to Riverside flood victims

Local realtor gives vehicle to Riverside flood victims

CC Underwood, leader of The Sellin’ With CC Team of Keller Williams Jacksonville Realty, loved her 2006 Toyota 4Runner and, after getting another vehicle, thought she would use the SUV for work. After seeing the devastation Hurricane Irma created in the Historic District, Underwood saw the potential for something much more meaningful. “Being a Jacksonville-based […]

Centenarian a trailblazer, may be record holder as well

Centenarian a trailblazer, may be record holder as well

Mada Allen’s eyes were misty as she listened intently to the old familiar words of her Kappa Delta (KD) sorority song. Always think of KD when you hear this melody. We’ll be wishing you goodnight in sleepy harmony. May your days all be bright ones, may your cares all be light ones, Tonight while moonlight […]

Finding kindness between a rock and a hard place

Finding kindness between a rock and a hard place

Lena Shore credits rocks for helping her resolve her artistic blockage. Not just any old rocks, but ones that she paints.  “I discovered rock painting a few weeks ago and find it to be very useful for relieving stress,” explained Shore. “When I was first introduced to rock painting through a friend, I said, ‘What […]

Page 1 of 12123Next ›Last »