Category : Island Issues

Are The Dog Track And A Coffee Can Your Retirement Programs?

Are The Dog Track And A Coffee Can Your Retirement Programs?

Financial statements from brokerage firms contain terms and phrases I don't understand, particularly when the promised results didn't materialize...

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Why Do We Need A Fernandina Beach City Government?

Why Do We Need A Fernandina Beach City Government?

(Editor's note: Guest editorial writer Pat Keogh is an entrepreneur, businessman, lawyer and investor who owns restaurants and other properties in...

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Airport Needs More Hangars, Restrooms, Etc. Not A Disney World Winged Pig In A Poke

Airport Needs More Hangars, Restrooms, Etc. Not A Disney World Winged Pig In A Poke

Fernandina Beach City Commissioner Tim Poynter told me that our airport, which will soon have a $4.9 million “It-almost-looks-like-an-airplane”...

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Krupa, Hampton Sessions Paved Career Path For Island Jazz Festival Founder Les DeMerle

Krupa, Hampton Sessions Paved Career Path For Island Jazz Festival Founder Les DeMerle

A 14-year-old Les DeMerle with dad, Les, Sr., just prior to a Gene Krupa performance at New York City's Metropole Cafe in 1960. In the early...

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Chased Through The Rural South By Irma

Chased Through The Rural South By Irma

During the recent hurricane Linda and I made a 2,125 mile road trip through seven southern states, staying just ahead of, and behind Irma....

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