News Stories

In the upcoming Fernandina Beach City Commission election on Nov. 7, five candidates are vying for two seats.

Scott Meyer of Congaree and Penn Farm & Mills has a vision. His business card reads “Founder and Farmer.” It’s simple, yet complicated – and ever evolving.

The Nassau County School Board and the Nassau Teachers Association, which represents the county’s teachers, are at odds about how best to make up school days lost to Hurricane Irma.

Sports

The Pirates made it six in a row Monday, when they collected another district golf title.

Brooke Long, 16, a junior at Fernandina Beach High School, will represent the area today in Gainesville as a member of the Florida High School Athletic Association’s 2017-18 Student-Athlete Advisor

The Pirates managed the lone win in the county Friday night. The Fernandina Beach High School football team pushed its record to 4-2 with a 35-28 over the visiting Paxon Eagles.

Obituaries

Mac Arthur Howard, 75, of Fernandina Beach passed away Tuesday evening, October 10, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center Nassau in Fernandina Beach.

David Cory McQueen passed away August 6, 2017 at Huntsville Memorial Hospital in Texas.

Enid Ashurst Meltzer, 85, died peacefully the morning of August 29, 2017 on Amelia Island after an extended illness at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville and Nassau County.

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