I always thought that if golf was a contact sport it would be more interesting and exciting. And I don’t mean contact golf the way Tiger Woods’ ex-wife, Elin Nordegren, interpreted it when she clobbered her then husband with a nine-iron upon discovering his serial cheating habits.
Our small Amelia Island community is home to a variety of intriguing people who hail from all parts of the world and whose backgrounds include professional sports, art, literature, business, the military, journalism and more.
I had the very pleasant experience last week of being introduced to Ms. Laura DiBella, the newly appointed executive director of the Nassau County Economic Development Board (NCEDB) and came away very impressed.
In 2010 Public Utilities Director John Mandrick wrote an opinion editorial in the local News-Leader (City Utilities Department pushes forward, Friday, Nov. 12, 2010) where he stated that his “recent $3.5 million facility improvements would provide enough capacity to take the city to 2030″ based on what he said was a “three percent” growth rate. He said in his editorial that “We should not need any new treatment facilities until 2030.”
If the little girl in the 1986 film “Poltergeist II” had attended the February 17 Fernandina Beach City Commission meeting she most certainly would have had cause to squeal her now familiar refrain.