News Stories

The Fernandina Beach City Commission answered questions about possibly selling the Fernandina Harbor Marina with a resounding “no” Tuesday night, and surprised stakeholders with an idea that “flips

In the middle of Amelia Island is an open green space. With over 3,000 trees, the 34-acre “park” is owned and maintained by the city of Fernandina Beach.

Big changes and choices are coming for thousands of Medicaid recipients in Nassau County.

Sports

The Yulee Little League 9- to 11-year-old Allstars won the District 11 baseball title, beating St. Augustine in the championship game. Yulee advances to the sectional tournament.

The Yulee High School baseball coaches and players conducted a youth camp last week on Hornet Field.

Sean Poynter, 28, of Fernandina Beach captured back-to-back national stand-up paddleboard titles on Monday, defending his crown in the 2018 USA Surfing Championships in Oceanside, Calif.

Obituaries

Mrs. Jimmie Joyce Vanzant Johns, 91, of Yulee, Fla., passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at UF Health North in Jacksonville.

Dorothy Marie Lasker, 83, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018 at her home.

Leslie Thrall, 76, of Amelia Island, Fla. and formerly of Swarthmore, Pa., died Monday, June 11, 2018.

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