News Stories

Preliminary damage assessments for Nassau County have topped $9 million, according to information provided by the Nassau County Emergency Management on Monday.

Homeowners, renters and businesses in Nassau County are now eligible for both Physical and Economic Injury Disaster Loans from the U.S.

The Nassau County Board of County Commissioners announced Friday, Sept. 15 that the county has hired a contractor to handle the removal of all storm debris that resulted from Hurricane Irma.

Sports

Hurricane Irma disrupted Friday night football, so the Pirates and Hornets played in Jacksonville Monday night.

Hurricane Irma forced area high school football teams to move games up to Thursday last week and has disrupted this week’s scheduled games.

The Yulee Hornets hosted the Pedro Menendez Falcons Thursday night; the game was moved up a night because of the impending threat of Hurricane Irma.

Obituaries

Nancy Brown Morris, 80, of Fernandina Beach and formerly of St. Marys, Ga. passed away on Saturday morning, September 16, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville.

Mr. Henry R. Kronbach, 65, of Yulee passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at UF Health of Jacksonville.

Mr. James Franklin Shepard, Jr., 78, of Fernandina Beach passed away Thursday, September 7, 2017. He was born July 30, 1939 in Pearson, Ga. to James and Leola Shepard of Waycross, Ga.

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