News Stories

A late morning robbery Thursday of a Fernandina Beach convenience store has resulted in the arrest of a Nassau County teenager for armed robbery and resisting arrest, according a report from the Fe

The Fernandina Beach City Commission spent a large part its four-and-a-half-hour Tuesday meeting discussing whether to change the zoning on 2.15 acres along South Third and Gum streets owned by Ame

It took less than two months after Chez Lezan Bakery closed its doors in March for career military veterans Diana and Bill Craun to open Diana’s Family Bakery in the same location at 1014 Atlantic

Sports

Hornet pitcher Nick Love, 18, who went 8-2-1 on the season at Yulee High School, is the program’s first player to be selected for the Florida Athletic Coaches Association’s Baseball All-Star Classi

“I was driving my tournament boat Game Day when a sailfish struck a nearby outrigger ballyhoo, which snapped the 30-pound fishing line from the outrigger clip with a loud crack,” Ryan Rode

Six more Yulee High School seniors will be competing in their respective sports on the college level. The six signed national letters of intent on May 2.

Obituaries

Friends and family sadly say good-bye to a most extraordinary man, Calvin Wayne Atwood, who died May 15, 2018 at age 94.

Lisa Mitchell Cook, 56, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning, May 8, 2018, at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Bea

Calvin Wayne Atwood, 94, of Amelia Island, Fla., passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

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