News Stories

Nassau County electoral candidates have already racked up more than $613,000 in monetary campaign contributions as of Aug. 23.

Despite several factors expected to ding Florida’s tourism economy through the remainder of this year and throughout 2017, the Amelia Island Tourist Development Council heard at its Wednesday meeti

A new poll of likely Republican primary voters in Florida’s 4th Judicial Circuit shows that Melissa Nelson leads Angela Corey in the state attorney’s race 52 percent to 20 percent, respectively.

Sports

Tim Axline will be running the show, and running in the show on Labor Day.

“It doesn’t count, but I try to win all games,” Fernandina Beach High School head football coach John Pate said of the Pirates’ 6-2 loss to Englewood Friday night in a preseason Kickoff Classic.

The 2016 Pirates hit the field tonight for a preseason Kickoff Classic against Engle-wood, and they do so under the direction of a new head coach.

Obituaries

Thomas Lee Wiggins Jr. passed away in Franklin, N.C., on Aug. 16, 2016. A veteran of World War II, he was proud to serve in the 11th Airborne Division.

Melissa S. Stewart, 39, of Fernandina Beach, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville.

 

Tennette Sinclair Sloan, 40, passed away on Aug. 16, 2016, in Jacksonville.

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