News Stories

The Ocean Highway and Port Authority “is going to have a train wreck” according to a detailed email sent a week ago to the OHPA’s board members and to the OHPA’s financial adviser, Pierre Laporte,

Politics, pirates and the Boston Tea Party were all included Tuesday in appeals to the Fernandina Beach City Commission to end consideration of paid beach parking, but to no avail.

The Fernandina Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, or CRA, has been largely defunct in recent years. However, the City Commission recently met as that body.

Sports

The Fernandina Beach High School boys and girls golf teams captured the District 4-2A titles Monday at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club and advance to regional tournaments next week.

Fernandina Beach High School’s girls and boys golf teams captured the District 4-2A titles Monday on their home course, Fernandina Beach Golf Club.

Special Olympics Florida held its annual 2018 state swimming competition Saturday, and Sunday at the North Regional Park and Aquatic Center in Sebastian.

Obituaries

Jamari Christopher Brown, 9, affectionately known as “Mari Mari,” was born May 12, 2009 in Jacksonville, Fla. and passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

Brian L. Foshee, 62, of Atlanta, Ga., passed away peacefully early in the evening of Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at the Fernandina Beach, Fla. home of his sister and brother-in-law.

Donald Osborne Heafner, 89, passed away peacefully Monday, October 15, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.

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