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44 percent of workers have gained weight on the job

44 percent of workers have gained weight on the job

 

It’s happened to most of us, especially desk-bound workers. We’re at work and feeling as if we’ve been snacking all day. A handful of candy here and a bag of chips there doesn’t seem like a lot, but it adds up, especially when it comes to the numbers on the scale.

Vilano Beach Publix Celebrates Grand Opening

 

St. Johns County is pleased to announce the grand opening celebration of the new Publix shopping plaza, located on Vilano Beach.

“This Publix Town Center project is a significant milestone in the Vilano Beach Main Street community that has been the focus of economic development revitalization for the past 14 years, “said St. Johns County Commissioner Ken Bryan.

Sears to Close 100 to 125 Kmart, Sears Stores, 2 on First Coast

NEW YORK -- Sears Holdings Corp. plans to close between 100 and 120 Sears and Kmart stores after poor sales during the holidays, the most crucial time of year for retailers.

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The closings are the latest and most visible in a long series of moves to try to fix a retailer that has struggled with falling sales and shabby stores.

The stores closing on the First Coast:

  • Kmart: 1525 Sadler Road, Fernandina Beach
  • Kmart: 1777 US 1 South St. Augustine

In an internal memo Tuesday to employees, CEO and President Lou D'Ambrosio said that the retailer had not "generated the results we were seeking during the holiday."

MORE: FULL LIST OF STORES CLOSING

Google Releases The Top 10's of 2011

Google Releases The Top 10's of 2011

The year 2011 is coming to a close and the tallies are in for the Top 10 Lists for 2011. Google has done their research and compiled a list of Top 10 Searches for 2011. From most popular images, to the fastest rising and falling searches, to Google Maps and restaurants, the Google Top 10 list ( Otherwise known as the 2011 Year-End Zeitgeist ) pretty much covers all the topics and situations that sent the general public searching for more information. The results are rather interesting too, some to be expected, some events that will go down in history, and some appearing out of left field making you wonder what in the heck people are thinking and why the heck they are so captivated by some of these items, images, devices and people.

St. Johns County Christmas and New Year’s Schedule

 

The Christmas and New Year’s Holiday schedule for various St. Johns County facilities is listed below: