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New Classic Rock Radio Station Comes to Jax

New Classic Rock Radio Station Comes to Jax

Renda Broadcasting launched a new radio station in Jacksonville, Classic Rock 94.1 (WSOS-FM), replacing their Soft Adult Contemporary Station – Sunny 94.1

“We are very excited about this new direction for 94.1”, said Gary Spurgeon, General Manager of Renda Broadcasting of Jacksonville.  “All other radio groups in Jacksonville abandoned the Classic Rock format.  Classic Rock 94.1 WSOS, will ROCK the market with Classic Rock that Jacksonville is known for and grew-up on, Classic Rock from the 70’s and 80’s”.

Final Public Workshop - Windswept Motel Signage

The Scenic & Historic A1A Corridor Management Council and the St. Johns County Growth Management Department will hold a final public workshop on Monday, March 14th at 2 pm at the Southeast Branch Library located at 6670 US 1 South in St. Augustine. The workshop will discuss the design of the historic Windswept Motel sign and the location of three National Scenic Byway educational interpretative signs, all of which are being funded through a National Scenic Byway grant. This is the last of the two public meetings to discuss signs before they are constructed on site. The first meeting was held on February 23rd.

World Golf Village Hosting Putting Championship

World Golf Village Hosting Putting Championship

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -- If you think you can read a green better than anyone else, three upcoming weekends will let you prove it.

The World Golf Hall of Fame's eighth annual Putting Championship begins March 19.

Qualifying rounds will be held the weekends 19-20 and 26-27, and the winner will be determined on April 2.

Anyone can enter. 

For amateurs, there is a $35 entry fee that includes a gift bag, a practice round on the putting course, lunch, admission to the World Golf Hall of Fame and other benefits.

Prizes for the best putters will include golf at Dye's Valley at TPC Sawgrass and both World Golf Village courses, a stay at the Renaissance World Golf Village, passes to the 2011 PLAYERS Championship and many other golf-related treats.

The course is 18 holes of real grass, and meets USGA and GCSAA specifications.

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Cracks Down on Telemarketing Scams

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam continued his crackdown against unlicensed telemarketers last week, shutting down firms in several southwest Florida counties.

Investigators from the Department’s Division of Consumer Services, in partnership with the Department’s Office of Agricultural Law Enforcement, conducted inspections in Sarasota, Manatee, Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties.

St. Augustine Celtic Music Festival, March 11 - 17th

St. Augustine Celtic Music Festival, March 11 - 17th

America’s oldest city will boldly reassert its remarkable Spanish-Celtic colonial roots and its strong Irish/Scottish heritage March 11 – 17 when St. Augustine celebrates its first Celtic Music and Arts Festival in the city’s historic Colonial Spanish Quarter.

Presented by Romanza – St. Augustine, in association with Meehan’s Irish Pub, St. Augustine, and directed by internationally acclaimed guitarist and band leader Benny O’Carroll of Dingle, County Kerry, Ireland.

Alligator Farm Introduces Red Ruffed Lemurs

The St. Augustine Alligator Farm and Zoological Park is proud to announce the opening of its newest exhibit, an animated group of red ruffed lemurs. The Alligator Farm will offer a sneak peek at the new lemurs for Zoo members and Facebook friends on Thursday, March 10 at three different times: 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Members of the press are invited to the 3:00 p.m. showing to catch the first glimpse of this exciting new exhibit.

Winn-Dixie Protects Customers' Health with Exclusive Service Sanitizing Shopping Carts

Winn-Dixie Protects Customers' Health with Exclusive Service Sanitizing Shopping Carts

Winn-Dixie Stores announced it recently signed an exclusive agreement with Green Secure Solutions, Inc. to use its patent-pending process to clean, sanitize and protect shopping carts, hand baskets, handicap carts, food trays and other equipment at the grocer’s 484 stores.