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• Kyle Wilkinson is director of the Tiffany & Co. store that will open Dec. 10 in St. John’s Town Center. Since joining Tiffany & Co. in 2006, his positions included sales manager and store manager in the Tiffany store in Atlantic City, N.J. He started his jewelry career in 1986 as a general manager for Colombian Emeralds International.

• If you were looking for Wally Lee this morning, the Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce president and other chamber executives planned to hold “No on 4” signs from 8-9 a.m. at the base of the Main Street Bridge at Bay and Ocean streets. Today is election day and the chamber opposes Amendment 4, which requires referendums on land-use changes.

• Suspended City Council member John Meserve submitted his resignation to Council President Jack Webb Monday, citing health reasons. “The decision to resign was a result of my health and not dictated by any plea negotiations. However, both are interrelated,” Meserve’s letter stated. He pleaded no contest Monday to a charge of making an unlicensed real estate deal. He was charged in January and was suspended from office by Gov. Charlie Crist shortly after.

• The bank holding companies for The Jacksonville Bank and Oceanside Bank said Monday they have received the regulatory approvals to merge. Atlantic BancGroup, which owns Oceanside, will merge into Jacksonville Bancorp Inc. Oceanside shareholders approved the merger Oct. 28 and Jacksonville Bank shareholders will vote Nov. 9.



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