The Museum of Science and History will be holding "The One &
Only Genuine Original MOSH Party," a fundraiser for its new
history exhibit, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. The museum will
be closed to the general public for the day.
The party will feature Nickelodeon's Game Lab, a Navy
oceanographic ship and a giant T-Rex. Tickets are required and
run from $175 for a family of five to $1,000. For ticket
information, call (904) 396-7062, extension 240.
JEA JOINS ALLIANCE
With approvals in Georgia and South Carolina this week, the
Jacksonville Electric Authority became a member of a three-state
utility alliance that will sell surplus electricity to other
utilities and buy extra supplies when needed.
"The alliance helps JEA maintain its current low rates both now
and in the future," JEA spokesman Clyde Montgomery said.
The two other members are the Municipal Electric Authority of
Georgia, based in Atlanta, and South Carolina Public Service
Authority, in Moncks Corner, which approved the deal this week.
The JEA approved it April 15.
The combined generating capacity the alliance can make
available is 8,000 megawatts -- or enough to supply three
-- Simon Barker-Benfield
She tried first with a visit to Ecuador, and now U.S. Rep.
Corrine Brown of Jacksonville is working in Washington to speed
action on a money laundering case against Jacksonville Beach
resident Jim Williams.
Williams has been in an Ecuadoran prison the past eight months
without a trial on charges he laundered drug money. Brown,
Williams' wife Robin and his brother Charlie went to Guayaquil
last month in an attempt to speed up the case against Williams. …