News Stories

Eighty percent of local companies are looking to hire employees in the next 12 months, according to a recent study conducted by the Nassau County Economic Development Board.

The U.S. Constitution Scholarship Foundation kicked off its 2018 Speaker’s Forum series with an energetic and entertaining key figure from President Ronald Reagan’s administration, former U.S.

Fueled by social media posts, approximately 75 individuals showed up at Monday’s meeting of the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners to protest proposed changes to the county’s animal contro

Sports

The Fernandina Beach High School cheerleaders captured a state title in Daytona. The Pirate cheerleaders won the small varsity division of the state cheer competition Jan.

Joanna Mangan Blackman Kennard was destined to play tennis.

Their two matchups last season went to overtime with the Pirates squeaking out victories, but on Thursday, the host Hornets netted their first win over their rival in three seasons.

Obituaries

Marolyn Templeton Rogers, 85, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Monday, January 8, 2018 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla.

Kassidy Ashlyn Smith, 23, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away on January 21, 2018 in Fernandina Beach.

Mr. John Maxwell Thompson Sr., 70, of Ellaville, Ga., died Sunday, January 21, 2018 at his residence.

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