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A stalemate appeared to continue Monday between the Nassau County Board of Commissioners and the East Nassau Stewardship District over funding of public parks and recreation areas within the Wildli

Several members of the public addressed the Fernandina Beach City Commission Tuesday, before it passed a fiscal year 2018-19 budget of $154,884,500, asking the commission to fund land conservation.


The 14-3 Lady Hornets captured first place in the gold division during the River City Classic, held Sept. 14-15 at Ponte Vedra and Fleming high schools.

Senior running back J.C. Simpson scored the first touchdown for the host Yulee Hornets Friday night in their matchup with district foe Paxon.

The Hornets’ home opener is tonight. The Yulee High School football team hosts Paxon in a District 3-5A matchup, the district opener for the home team. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. at Hornet Field.


Edith Nelson Moree Farmer, 91, of Fernandina Beach, Fla. and formerly of Moultrie, Ga., died Sunday, September 16, 2018.

Ethan George Weiss, a former top executive in the plastics industry who was also a passionate and dedicated multi-sport amateur athlete and lifelong mentor to many in the worlds of golf and busines

Margaret Beach, 85, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2018.

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