The horrific story of the residents of Flint, Mich., being poisoned with lead in their municipal drinking water for over a year has led the national news for weeks. Investigations at the federal level are questioning state and local authorities... more
Residents of two states recently chartered a St. Marys Riverkeeper chapter to add a stronger voice of advocacy to a critical local waterway. Rick Frey, a former science teacher who lives in St. Marys, will lead the organization as riverkeeper and... more
When it came time for David Beal to do his Eagle Scout project, he knew he wanted to do something that would make a lasting impact on the church he has attended all his life, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. The young parishioner spoke with Rector... more
The junior varsity baseball teams for Fernandina Beach and Yulee high schools opened their seasons Wednesday at FBHS. The FBHS Pirates held on for a 10-9 win over the Hornets. The Pirates play at Episcopal today. The varsity Pirates opened their... more
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The horrific story of the residents of Flint, Mich., being poisoned with lead in their municipal drinking water for over a year has led the national news for weeks.

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Residents of two states recently chartered a St. Marys Riverkeeper chapter to add a stronger voice of advocacy to a critical local waterway.

Sports

The junior varsity baseball teams for Fernandina Beach and Yulee high schools opened their seasons Wednesday at FBHS. The FBHS Pirates held on for a 10-9 win over the Hornets.

The Fernandina Beach High School girls basketball team, district champs for the first time in 31 seasons, hosted the Bradford County Lady Tornadoes Thursday in a regional quarterfinal matchup.

Obituaries

Iris Standard Nicholson died in Atlanta, Ga., on Feb. 8 at the age of 83 years old.

Jason M. Lockwood, 33, passed away Sunday morning, Feb. 7, 2016.

Elmer Norman Knight Sr., 91, of Yulee, Fla., went home to be with the lord and savior on Wedesnday, Feb.

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