Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Around the Region

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Around the Region

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Do you have something to share about your community outside Jacksonville? Send news-related tips to aroundtheregion@jacksonville.com or call (904) 359-4513.

1 FERNANDINA BEACH

TRANSPORTATION PLAN PUBLIC MEETINGS ON THE ROAD

The North Florida TPO is revising the area's transportation plan to address roads, transit, freight, bike and pedestrian needs for the growing region projected to the year 2040. Part of that revision are public meetings to discuss a draft Long Range Transportation Plan. The next one is set for 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the American Beach Community Center at 1600 Julia St. in Fernandina Beach. For more information, go to www.pathforward2040.com.

2 BAKER

FREE THE MIND AND BODY WITH FREE YOGA

Free yoga classes are being offered 6-7:30 p.m. the first and third Mondays monthly at the Council on Aging Friendship Center, 101 E. Macclenny Ave. For more, (904) 699-5172.

3 ORANGE PARK

HIGH SCHOOL SEEKS MONEY FOR TRACK RENOVATION

Orange Park High School is seeking crowdfunding donations via SkoolWerx to raise $85,000 to renovate its track. For more, skoolwerx.com/campaigns/orange-park-high-school-track-renovation.

4 CLAY

SCHOOL BOARD CONSIDERS $313M BUDGET

The School Board is set to approve a $313 million budget for 2014-15 at its regular meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fleming Island High School Teacher Inservice Center, 2233 Village Square Parkway, Fleming Island. It's about 4 percent more than the current budget. For more, oneclay.net/school-board.

5 FIRST COAST

FREE ASK-A-LAWYER EVENT

Jacksonville Area Legal Aid will host a free "Ask-A-Lawyer" event 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Florida State College of Jacksonville downtown campus. For more, (904) 356-8371.

6 ATLANTIC BEACH

ATLANTIC BEACH OPPOSES SEISMIC AIR-GUNS OFF ATLANTIC COAST

The City Commission has passed a resolution opposing the potential use of seismic air-guns to explore for oil and natural gas off the Atlantic Coast. …

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