News Stories

The Nassau County Canvassing Board convened at 1 p.m.

On Wednesday, the Ocean Highway and Port Authority held its first regular meeting since entering into a long-term contract with Worldwide Terminals Fernandina.

The Marina Advisory Board believes having a plan that lists the steps needed to get the marina up and running will lead to better project management. That conclusion was reached at a Nov.

Sports

The regular season got off to an unofficial start Monday night for the Pirates. Seacoast Christian Academy hosted a preseason tournament Monday and Tuesday.

A pair of sisters will be competing Saturday in the 2A state swim meet in Stuart.

The Lady Pirates are getting ready to kick off a new season after last year’s historic run to the state Final Four.

Obituaries

Leonard David Brooks was called home November 12, 2018.

He was born June 6, 1958 to Ruby Lee Brooks and Edwin L. Brooks Sr. in Fernandina Beach, Fla.

Alonza Grant Jr. passed away peacefully November 12, 2018. He was affectionately known to the community as “Lil’Lonza.”

"All is well." These were the last words from Bishop William McKendree as he passed from this earth. He was the first American-born Methodist and Episcopal Bishop.

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