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I find it peculiar and inexcusable that the salary of the president of the United States is public information; the salaries of the members of the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives is public information; the salaries of every state governor are public information; but the salaries of many pastors and church employees are, for the most part, kept confidential.  more
Your golden years are certainly a time to slow down and enjoy life, but that doesn’t mean you have to decrease your activity level. more
“Oh, my!” The trademark exclamation coined by Dick Enberg, one of the most prominent and respected play-by-play sports announcers in network television history, is a good way to express what happened in the financial markets since Donald Trump won the presidential election. 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
While we think of summer as a time of rest and relaxation, your heart has to work harder than usual as we expose ourselves to the summer sun. Heat and humidity create extra strain on your heart, so it’s important to protect your circulatory system during this time of year, especially if you have heart disease. With a few simple precautions, though, you can stay heart-healthy while enjoying the outdoors. 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
Some many months ago, a group of men in Ponte Vedra began meeting to solve the traffic problems on Ponte Vedra Lakes Boulevard. more
Nearby, a writer decries the work of some local citizens to address the burgeoning traffic problems that we are facing. more
These are times when it’s exceptionally hard to make sense of what is happening in our government. It’s even harder to find a silver lining. But, there are glimmering slivers of hope this month and a reason to cautiously celebrate some victories in our legislature. more
Reader responds to travel article on Cuba more
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