News Stories

Shortly after 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 24, 1977, a CB operator radioed that a shrimp boat appeared to be on fire south of the jetties.

A Nassau County Circuit Court judge ordered Friday that the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort must stop its work on the Ocean Links Golf Course after residents and the owners of the Amelia Islan

What can be done to address problems in the criminal justice system? And what can we, as a society, do to prevent our young people from becoming part of it?

Sports

Four Fernandina Beach High School seniors took advantage of the early college signing period, penning to play their respective sport on the collegiate level.

The Pirates get their first action of the 2017-18 season Tuesday in a preseason tournament at Raines in Jacksonville.

Erica Foote didn’t know much about basketball when she tried out for the middle school team in sixth grade.

“I didn’t even know what I was doing,” she said.

Obituaries

Maria D’Ambrosio Tesmer, 67, of Jacksonville, Fla., passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla.

Mr. Arnold L.

Eugenia Elizabeth "Betty" Beugnet passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. She was born in Jacksonville, Fla. in 1927.

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