News Stories

Reports of a vessel on fire about two miles off Fernandina Beach Wednesday evening had beach walkers and guests of the Sandy Bottoms bar and restaurant calling 911.

A lively debate over what to do with the Fernandina Beach downtown waterfront emerged at the city commission meeting Tuesday as various public comments were heard expressing differing viewpoints on

Nassau County officials have once again delayed a vote regarding the proposed Economic Development Grant under consideration for LignoTech Florida LLC.


The Pirates’ spring outing was a success.

The Fernandina Beach High School football team practiced last Thursday afternoon under new head coach John Pate as the Pirates prepare for their spring debut tonight, Wednesday, May 18.

The Yulee High School football team practiced Monday, preparing for a spring jamboree May 20 at home. The Yulee Hornets will host Englewood and Hilliard at 7 p.m.


Marilyn Jean Daft, 68, of Fernandina Beach, Florida, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Baptist Medical Center-Downtown. Eternity Funeral Homes & Cremations-Nassau.


Cynthia Davis-Scipio was born February 29, 1960, in Fernandina Beach, Florida. She was the fourth child of the late Granderson Davis Sr. and Cora Davis.

Retired Navy Captain John J. Joyce of Amelia Island Florida, passed away peacefully on May 17, 2016. He was 83 years old.


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