News Stories

At its Tuesday, July 17, meeting, the Fernandina Beach City Commission discussed an issue plaguing the city’s beaches – trash.

Joe Zimmerman said he believes elected leaders should communicate with the people they represent, and will, if elected, communicate with his constituency.

Sports

The third annual Jim Snyder Memorial Basketball Tournament will be held Aug. 11 at the McArthur Family YMCA on Citrona Drive in Fernandina Beach.

Skylar Whitty returns to lead the all-Nassau County team for a second season. 

Team Fernandina Stingrays boast 138 registered members for the 2018 season, and TFS has won three of the five meets it has hosted.

Obituaries

Kathleen Josephine Claxton, 82, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully July 12, 2018 at the Custead Care Center of Haven Hospice in Orange Park, Fla.

Caroline Kent passed away July 14, 2018 after a lengthy illness.

Norman S. Porter, 81, passed away July 16, 2018 at his Yulee, Fla. residence.

Mr. Porter was born May 31, 1937 in Bug Hill, N.C. and moved to Yulee in 1989 from Jacksonville, Fla.

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