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Commission okays ‘zip line’ park bid

Mr. Broughton atop a scaled down version of his proposed zip line park located at his home off Mud Lake Road.

Mr. Broughton atop a scaled down version of his proposed zip line park located at his home off Mud Lake Road.

The quiet sounds of birds chirping and squirrels skittering across tree limbs in the woods off SR 121 a mile or so south of Interstate 10 could be joined in a few months by man-made chatter.

“Aah-eeh-ah-eeh-aaaaaah-eeh-ah-eeh-aaaaah!” “Look out below!” “Here I come!”

If not those exact words, some kind of sound created by the excitement and adrenalin rush that comes from swooshing through tall pine trees attached to a cable strung from the top of a tower to the ground far below.

After a public hearing on the evening of July 16, which drew both positive and negative comments, the county commission approved Mark Broughton’s plans to develop a zip line park on a 108-acre parcel across from Northeast Florida State Hospital.

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Golf-rap mashup funny stuff

Somehow, pro golfing and hard core rap just don’t seem like two things that go together like chocolate and peanut butter. And if you see the music video from the Golf Boys you’ll see just why.

Golfers Bubba Watson, Hunter Mahan, Ben Crain and Rickie Fowler have a hilarious couple of rap videos that you need to see. It is a hole and one while being a double bogey at the same time.

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Couple neglected infant in the hot sun

Celinda Tyson

Celinda Tyson

Travis Tyson

Travis Tyson

A Macclenny couple was jailed on child neglect and other charges after they were observed stopping traffic on Ben Rowe Circle south of Macclenny the afternoon of July 17 while arguing with each other and talking to imaginary people they believed were hiding in nearby trees.

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Learn how to have ‘simple’ fun

“You are kidding me right now. You know you just cheated. You looked at the top card before you picked it up and then picked up the discard.”

“I did not, Sara. You just think I looked at it.”

“Think? I saw you, Dylan you cheater.”

“I am not a cheater, Sara.”

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