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The hurricane debris drop-off site on Woods Lane in Callahan is now closed, according to a news release from the Nassau County Public Works Department.

A contingent of local boat captains expressed frustration last week at a City Commission meeting over the standstill in repairs at the Fernandina Harbor Marina while officials from the Federal Emer

Candidates in two local races shared their views last week on a variety of issues at a forum hosted at City Hall by the Fernandina Observer.


With five touchdowns and 170 rushing yards, Jamari Peacock led the Hornets to a 42-7 homecoming victory over the Paxon Eagles Friday night.

After an encouraging September start to the season, the Fernandina Beach High School cross country teams had a two-week break in their schedule.

The Pirates are district champions for the fourth season in a row, and the hosts captured that win Thursday at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club in the District 4-2A tournament.


Mr. Ronald Bruce Wilder Jr., 39, of Yulee, passed away on Thursday morning, Oct. 20, 2016.

Leslie F. Hecker, 55, of Miami, passed away in Jacksonville on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. Born on Oct. 22, 1960, she was the daughter of the late Earl E. and JoAnne K.

The Rev. Rosella Pelham-Gadson, doctor of theology, 81, slept away peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016.


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Fernandina Beach, FL 32035

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Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

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