News Stories

The annual Lighted Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. in downtown Fernandina Beach.

With picturesque settings and plenty of shopping and restaurants, Fernandina Beach is an ideal location for events such as car shows, parades, holiday celebrations and various running contests, but

It’s bad news for the extremely rare North Atlantic right whales that give birth and nurture their young off the coast of Amelia Island this time of year.

Sports

The Lady Pirates defeated Raines 55-48 Wednesday night to extend their winning streak to nine games.

The Lady Pirates won their eighth straight game and secured the No. 1 seed in the district tournament by beating Raines 66-39 on Monday night.

The Yulee High School boys basketball team welcomed the Hilliard Flashes on Saturday night and beat the visitors 56-49.

Obituaries

Wallace D. Clifton, 78, of Yulee, Fla., passed away December 7, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center Nassau in Fernandina Beach, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete.

Brother Dennis Kirtsey, 53, went home to be with our Heavenly Father on Monday, December 4, 2017 at Community Hospice.

Perry “JR” Edenfield, 86, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed
away Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla.

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