News Stories

The Fernandina Beach Police Department is actively investigating the shooting death of a 67-year-old man outside his residence at 1123 Gum Street early Monday morning.

The agenda for the April 25 Board of County Commissioners meeting included a discussion and vote on a proposal to offer LignoTech Florida LLC a Nassau County Economic Development Grant – that discu

As of May 30, any item of personal property left unattended during the overnight hours on county beaches will be collected and discarded.

Sports

John Pate knows Fernandina Beach pretty well. And not because he was the defensive coordinator the last two seasons at Yulee High School.

The Hilliard Lady Flashes went undefeated this season to capture the county championship in girls high school flag football.

The Florida High School Athletic Association announced the 24 student-athletes who will serve as the 22nd annual Academic All-State Team and among them was Yulee High School senior Elizabeth Parker

Obituaries

Ms. Patricia Pat Joiner Smith, age 74, of Fernandina Beach, passed away on Sunday morning, April 24, 2016 at the Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach.

Franchester Suzettte Reaves, "affectionately known as Fran,” was born to Winford and Vivian Reaves on February 18, 1954. 

Betty Lou Fields Bowling, 84, passed peacefully to rest with the Lord on April 25, 2016 at Summa Akron City Hospital. 

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