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Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson tours Spanish Fork vaccination facility with Utah County officials | Government and Politics

Utah Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson spent Friday afternoon touring a Spanish Fork vaccination facility with a handful of Utah County health officials as hundreds of residents over 70 lined up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

The Utah County Health Department-operated facility opened earlier this week inside an old Shopko location in south Utah County.

Eric Edwards, a health officer with the county health department, said more than 1,700 vaccinations would be administered at the facility by the end of Friday, the highest daily count since the facility opened on Tuesday.

That is because extra spots became available on Friday, allowing

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St. Johns County beach renourishment wrapping up

beach renourishment in St. Johns County will wrap up soon, but more beach projects are gearing up. 

One effort to beef up the coastline began late this year, and sand placement should be finished soon, said Damon Douglas, St. Johns County’s coastal manager. The work stretches from just north of Nease Beachfront Park to around the Ocean Villas in the Serenata Beach community. 

“They’re anticipating by just after New Year’s,” he said. 

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which has an agreement with St. Johns County for the project, is leading the effort.

Once the sand placement is

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In Palm Beach County, is anyone gathering, traveling or celebrating?

Frontier jet taxis to terminal at PBIA.

Cocoa Begtrup and his wife Laurie have hosted Thanksgiving at their Royal Palm Beach home for more than 30 years, with as many as 35 family members enjoying a massive feast. But because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s group will shrink.

“Thanksgiving is a big deal in our house. Since about 1986, we have had a large gathering, but sadly, this year only about 10 people. I don’t want them here because of the coronavirus,” Cocoa Begtrup said. “It is the holiday we do at our house. A lot of years we would have to cook two turkeys, and

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