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Jacksonville, Fla. – February 25, 2013 – The Big Orange Chorus, Jacksonville’s championship men’s barbershop and a cappella chorus, is performing its annual concert Excellence in Harmony on …
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Fernandina Beach City Manager Joe Gerrity resigned on May 19, one month after Folio Weekly detailed the turmoil wracking the city’s fire department and Gerrity’s failure to take action to fix it (“Something is Rotten,” April 19). The story outlined how Gerrity promoted two firefighters who lacked management and emergency command training to the top two posts in the department and even as firefighters resigned and left detailed accounts of leadership failures of fire chief James Higginbotham and deputy chief Fino Murallo, Gerrity found nothing wrong. Instead, he fired Human Resources Director Robin Marley. She filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the city.
There was a time somewhere between the slow slide of vinyl and the meteoric rise of CDs when the cassette tape ruled. It was the early ’80s, and the only portable, recordable music medium was the tape. And holy crap, we loved it. It was the era of the mixtape, the Walkman and the failed “blank tape” tax. By the ’90s, though, the cassette was dead, replaced by that shining “indestructible” disc many consumers now consider obsolete.