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A solar eclipse will be visible across the United States on Aug. 21 for the first time since 1918. While the eclipse is certainly exciting, looking directly at it can cause permanent damage to your eyes. With a few simple precautions, you can view this rare astronomical event while ensuring the safety of your vision. more
When you listen to the financial news commentators, it can feel as though financial markets and investment decisions are unpredictable and subjective. more
Be sure to wait at least 30 minutes after eating before diving into the Alhambra Theatre & Dining’s new production of “Dixie Swim Club.” There’s a good chance you’ll laugh so hard at this hilarious comedy, you’ll get a stitch in your side. more
Water has many wonderful purposes and benefits, such as for drinking, cleaning, swimming, boating and in general the majestic beauty that a lake or ocean brings us. Yet as we know, water can also … more
Get comfortable as I wind the clock back to March 3, 2009, when the stock market, measured by the S&P 500, bottomed and the 2008-2009 stock market debacle was over. more
I read an interesting article from a recent USA Today piece discussing this subject matter. more
Every year we have attended the county administrator’s budget workshop with his staff. Last year was difficult, as needs were great and money very tight. Despite that, three of the five county commissioners refused to put a sales tax on the ballot to begin paying for deferred maintenance and other vital needs. more
Commissioner Morris provided a very straightforward overview of the fiscal problems facing St. Johns County in the July 13, 2017 issue of the Recorder. more
Here we go again. There was an opportunity to take care of our St. Johns County budget concerns back in 2015. The opportunity was squandered by three commissioners who did not allow the referendum to be put on the ballot for a citizens’ vote on a 1 cent sales tax increase. Not a commission vote. more
If you ask 100 people how they want their tax monies to be spent, you will get 100 different answers. We will never come to a consensus or total agreement on where all of our hard earned income … more
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