JEA lifted the boil water advisory for Ponte Vedra

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- JEA lifted the precautionary boil water advisory Saturday morning to certain customers in the Ponte Vedra area.

According to a JEA press release, the area that has been lifted includes the 2300 block of South Ponte Vedra Boulevard (U.S. A1A) south through the intersection of South Beach Drive from the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Intracoastal Waterway to the west.

JEA recommends that customers flush water lines for three minutes after water returns in order to remove any air and possible sediments from the lines.

The advisory that was sent out September 26 stated that the issue was due to reduced water pressure or outages occurring as a result of a broken water distribution line which was struck by a private landscape contractor during the process of installing a large tree.

For more information regarding the lifting of this advisory please contact JEA Customer Service at 904-665-6000.

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- The Tour Championship is being held this weekend at TPC Sawgrass and Friday was Military Appreciation Day at the course.

One of the events was put on by The Jim and Tabitha Furyk Foundation and Operation Shower: A larger than life baby shower for moms and moms-to-be whose men are deployed overseas.

Forty-one future moms were showered with gifts and camaraderie.

Tanya Naidoo-Brantley is expecting a baby girl on January 3. She says she doesn't know if her husband, who's in the Navy, will be back by then.

"Well we don't know," she said. "We're thinking it may be around Christmas, so we're hoping he'll be home for the birth."

Seated at her table were other military wives and future moms. Considering we live in a Navy town, it's probably not a coincidence all the women were married to sailors. 

The coincidence came when these total strangers began talking and laughing together.

Ponte Vedra teen charged with armed robbery

PONTE VEDRA, Fla. -- A Ponte Vedra teen was arrested and charged with armed robbery and larceny Wednesday.

Tree falls, blocks roadway in Ponte Vedra

PONTE VEDRA, Fla. -- Ladder 1 with St. Johns County Fire Rescue is on scene in a Ponte Vedra neighborhood removing a tree blocking a roadway.

The tree fell across Egrets Walk Lane in the Fairfield Subdivision and is also against a house, according to a Facebook post from SJCFR.

No injuries were reported.

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Real ways to help you find a job and other resources

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Shawntray from the Westside asked the On Your Side team a question.

He said he recently lost his job as a security guard because he was sick and can't find work. Shawntray said he lost his home and he's afraid he'll lose his car. He wants help.

Shawntray, here is what you do:

1) Get your hands on a phone in the area of Northeast Florida and dial the United Way's 211. It is a referral source that will refer you to places for emergency financial assistance, food, shelter and clothing and a lot of other service.

2) Call the company that you make car payments and explain your situation. Ask if some payments can be deferred.

3) Go to a place like WorkSource Florida. They have offices across the region They will help you or anyone looking for work Find a job. Call 904-356-JOBS for more information.

Police: Man threatens pastor with a chainsaw

PONTE VEDRA, Fla. -- A man who allegedly threatened a church pastor with a chainsaw has been charged with aggravated stalking.

Andrew Warren Hahn, 29, of Jacksonville Beach was arrested Tuesday and is being held on a $25,000 bond, according to St. Johns County Sheriff's Office Media Relations Officer Kevin Kelshaw.

Hahn allegedly made the threat to the pastor on Sept. 6. He used to attend the Ponte Vedra church but had a trespass warning issued against him a few years ago.

The trespass warning was issued against Hahn after he continually kept coming to the church and allegedly watched children through the church's windows, Kelshaw said in the release.

In 2008, Hahn was charged with video voyeurism after he allegedly taped children showering on his cell phone at a Ponte Vedra hotel. In 2010, Hahn was also arrested for trespassing at the same hotel.

First Coast connection to D.C. shipyard shooting

PONTE VEDRA, Fla. -- A Ponte Vedra couple was watching First Coast News this morning when they first heard about the events unfolding at the Navy Yard in Washington. 

Moments later they found out their son was on lock down in the same building where shots were being fired.