News Stories

A fire Thursday night resulted in the total loss of a house at Nassau Lakes, Nassau County Fire Chief Brady Rigdon said. No one was injured in the blaze.

The Florida Highway Patrol is monitoring a 300-acre prescribed burn in the area of Heckscher Drive and Houston Avenue on Big Talbot Island as well as a 220-acre prescr

Chip Kirkpatrick admits he thought history books were boring in his younger years, but since taking up metal detecting as a retirement hobby six years ago he has discovered hundreds of fascinating

Sports

Lady Pirate Daylee Puca had a double and teammate Shelbea Holland had a three-run homer in a 6-2 victory Tuesday over the Ed White Lady Commanders.

The Lady Pirates’ five seniors were just sophomores when the Fernandina Beach High School girls basketball team captured its first district title in 31 seasons.

Evan Carroll was one of seven Yulee High School student-athletes signing national letters of intent on Wednesday, but Carroll made history.

Obituaries

Shirley Woods Campbell, who lived in Nassau County, Fla. her entire life, died Monday, January 29, 2018 after a length illness in Jacksonville, Fla.

John S. Gillgren, 71, passed away Tuesday, February, 13, 2018 after suffering a massive heart attack a few days earlier.

John Tassey II, 78, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla.

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