News Stories

The Florida Department of Transportation will close the inside and middle lane on Interst

According to a news release from Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper, early Friday morning there were several auto bu

When Hurricane Irma struck Nassau County 10 months ago, many of those who did not evacuate took advantage of emergency shelters set up in schools across the county.

Sports

Sean Poynter, 28, of Fernandina Beach captured back-to-back national stand-up paddleboard titles on Monday, defending his crown in the 2018 USA Surfing Championships in Oceanside, Calif.

When approached by the North Florida Junior Golf Foundation to offer middle school golf through a grant, Fernandina Beach High School girls and boys golf coach Christina Steffen didn’t hesitate.

A state title was the Lady Pirates’ goal when the 2017-18 girls basketball season tipped off last fall, and the five-senior strong team got pretty close.

Obituaries

Mary Elizabeth Bennett, 88, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Fla.

Mr. James A. Robinson, 87, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at UF Health in Jacksonville, Fla. after a short illness.

William B. McCaull, 65, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Quality Health Care. Arrangements to be announced.

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