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Sheriff Shoar to Meet With Residents at Publix

Sheriff Shoar to Meet With Residents at Publix

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -- The county's top law enforcement officer is pulling some additional weekend shifts to help give everyone an opportunity to ask him questions directly.

St. Johns County Sheriff David Shoar said he realizes most people work Monday through Friday and can't always make appointments, so he'll be stationed at area Publix stores to hear from residents during the weekends.

"I feel this will be a casual way for our citizens to ask direct questions to me about the state of law enforcement in our county as well as future plans," Shoar said.

Shoar will be available for questions and to offer crime prevention tips to anyone interested.

His first outreach will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the World Golf Village Publix, at the intersection of State Road 16 and International Golf Parkway.

Sunday, Shoar will be at the Publix at 955 State Road 16, also from 10 to 1.

His remaining schedule, all at Publix stores:

St. Johns County Public Library System Set to Kick-off National Library Week

The St. Johns County Public Library System invites the community to celebrate National Library Week beginning April 10th. National Library Week is an annual celebration of all types of libraries, with the theme this year being “Create Your Own Story @ Your Library.” This year’s library week honorary chair is one of the world’s most popular storytellers, best-selling author John Grisham.

Each branch library in St. Johns County has many different events planned throughout the week, including theater, genealogy class, parties with Cookie Mouse, Bingo for Books, storytimes and more.

Survivor Speak-Out & Art Show Tonight at 6:00 PM

The fight to end sexual violence in northeast Florida will take center stage in Jacksonville for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).

Survivors of sexual assault will be speaking about their experiences, struggles and triumphs in an environment that we hope will foster the courage for other victims to speak out as well. Come be a part of this celebration of personal strength and help create a place where survivors can tell their stories without fear, shame or judgment. Jacksonville Men's Chorus performing & spoken word artists delivering their lyrical works of art! Light refreshments.

Great Cloth Diaper Change Event, April 23

Great Cloth Diaper Change Event, April 23

Cloth diapers have come a long way in the past ten years. An event, called the Great Cloth Diaper Change 2011, already creating a buzz not only in North America, but all over the world, will take place on Saturday, April 23, 2011 in locations all around the globe. The Great Cloth Diaper Change (http://www.greatclothdiaperchange.com) will set a world record for the most cloth diapers ever changed simultaneously.

Best of: St. Patrick's Day

Best of:  St. Patrick's Day

You lived it, you tasted it and heard it. You may still be recovering from it. Who had the best St. Patrick's Day food, drinks, music and overall experience in your neck of the woods?

CodeRED Emergency Notification System to be Tested on Friday, March 18

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office will be utilizing the CodeRED Emergency Notification System on Friday, 18 March 2011 to call the entire community. The calls will be in the AFTERNOON and will continue until the entire database has been attempted.

St. Johns County Rally to Support our Schools

St. Johns County Rally to Support our Schools

50th No More, the first grassroots group founded by parents to support public education in Florida is organizing a Rally in St. Augustine to support schools and protest recently proposed cuts to education.  The community is invited to attend.