St. Paul's volunteers are used to packing food in bags for all sorts of events and charities. (photo submitted)
The Ornamentals and Edible Display Garden at the St. Johns County Agricultural Center is one of only two AAS gardens in Florida. (photo via
Shown are, from left, William Hudson, Chris Hooper, Jae Garland, Atalyah Michaels, Vincent Bistricky and Capt. Michael R. Coughlin, commanding officer of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division in Newport. (photo submitted)
Shown are, from left, Elizabeth Kavanagh, principal of Neptune Beach Elementary, Faith Reagan, BCD board member, and Kara Tucker, BCD president. (photo submitted)
“Mr. Northern,” a watercolor painting by Dean L. Mitchell. (photo via

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Charles G. Hawkinberry, 80, passed away on May 18, 2017. He was born on September 4, 1936 in Fairmont, WV. He moved his family to Jacksonville in 1967 where he lived the rest of his life.


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