Author: Lynette Snell

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Race to the Top: Everyday Adventure for Five St. Augustine Women

Wind rushing through your hair. Heart rate rapid and accelerating. This is what most people think of when they hear “adventure.” But for these five local women, it conjures feelings of peace, sanctuary, meditation, and validation.

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Daryl Drown Brings Foilboarding to the St. Augustine Waters

Daryl says of foilboarding, "It gives me the sensation of flying."

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Business, People

Moving Up: Leading the Fastest-Growing Businesses in St. Johns County

In the season of setting goals and promoting growth, the leaders at the helms of St. Johns County's fastest-growing businesses uncover their secrets to success.

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A Time for Change with Donte Palmer of Squat for Change

A simple Instagram post has turned into an international movement as local dad Donte Palmer is standing up (and squatting down) for change.

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Finding a Paw-fect Solution with Bob Schafer of Pawsmetics

After a lifetime of technical “day jobs,” Bob Schafer finally has the chance to do something “pawsitively” fun.


Green Collar: A Look Inside Recycling in St. Johns County

Recycling efforts the world over have drastically changed in the last few years thanks to something called the “China Sword,” and St. Johns County is gearing up to handle the challenge.

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Family, People

Fighting for the Children with Aubrie Simpson-Gotham of Fostering Connections St. Johns

Believing that a strong, loving family is the foundation to a healthy, happy, and successful life, she dedicates her life to strengthening foster families.

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Living, People

Pier Review: Meet Julie Olsson and Sloane Doucette of the Wednesday Market at the Pier

A restaurant job, a vendor at a farmers market, and a company that runs a farmers market all have one thing in common – a lifelong friendship.

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Advocating for Education with Alexius Ferguson of The Webster School

He lives by a self-created acronym, P.E.A.C.E., and works daily to create a village in his community. Now Alexius Ferguson is able to make visible differences in his role at The Webster School.

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Life-Changing Power in St. Augustine and Beyond with Solar Stik

Stephanie and Brian didn’t start out planning to create a multi-million-dollar portable power source company for the military. But now they cannot imagine doing anything else.

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Living, People

Shooting for Glory with Pro Basketball Team the St. Augustine Glory

Brad Clarke grew up in St. Augustine, attending local schools and watching basketball games in those school gymnasiums. Today, he finds himself on the opposite side of the court.

Featured, People, Sponsored Stories

Raising the Bar for Customer Service at Bozard Lincoln

Bozard Ford is a household name in St. Augustine, but Andy Harris and his team hope to make Bozard Lincoln’s revolutionary customer service even more recognizable.

Arts and Culture, People

Colleen Reed is Stepping into the Spotlight

A hole in her mother’s kitchen cabinets paired with summer internships at the Limelight Theatre makes the jump to biomedical engineering a no-brainer. Right?

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Passion for Change with St. Augustine Activist Daniel Carter

Whether it's making phone calls for specific organizations, working with kids in an after-school program, or standing up for the downtrodden and oppressed, a common thread for Daniel Carter is activism.

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Studying Sea Turtles with Madison Toonder

Zoobiquity: The connection between human and veterinary medicine. It is also a term which defines 16-year-old Madison Toonder’s life.

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Featured, People

Legacy of Love: 101-Year-Old Sardie Jones Shares a Lifetime of Wisdom

Love. An impossibly complex word but quite simply the only word one can use to adequately describe 101-year-old Sardie Cashwell Jones.

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People, Recreation

Riding High: Harrison Scales Takes on Titles in Cycling

Competitive bike races, family, blueberry smoothies, and cheese toast. These are just a few of the things Harrison Scales approaches with gusto.

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Community, People

Camryn Hartley, a Future of Philanthropy

When envisioning today’s youths as future leaders, investigate their present lives for a glimpse of the future. In the case of Camryn Hartley, the future looks very bright.