Using data from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this map identifies those areas that are anticipated to be inundated by sea-level rise of 1, 3 and 6 feet. Areas close to the St. Marys River and the Intracoastal Waterway would the most impacted. As with storm surge, large portions of Amelia Island are impacted by the minimum 1-foot sea-level rise scenario predicted to occur by 2050, if not sooner. NASSAU COUNTY PLANNING & ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY

Residents hear sea level, storm surge predictions

Nassau County residents were recently invited by the county’s Planning & Economic Opportunity Department to review data projecting the impact of flooding, storm surge, and sea-level rise on property, homes, and businesses. The News-Leader…

Book Festival novel pulled back at FBHS


A book featured in the 2020 Amelia Island Book Festival was determined to be too racy for local high school students to study, but a Nassau County School District official said the district substit

Thiokol scars remain 49 years later

  The 30 people who died in the Thiokol explosion and those who worked alongside them were already making history well before that fateful day on Feb. 3, 1971.  That history was retold this week as more than 150 people gathered at the Camden Community Recreation Center in Kingsland...

Cook-off aids Sloan family

Marvin Sloan learned the significance of helping others early on.  Raised by his mother Pauline, he watched how she single-handedly managed a home and four children after her husband died in an automobile accident.  “I’ve always wanted to help people,” the 76-year-old...

WNHS celebrates victories


West Nassau High School’s varsity cheerleaders are Florida’s first cheerleading team to win state, national and world championships in two consecutive years.

Pride vs. Giants


The Nassau Pride, currently ranked No. 8 in the American Basketball Association, will host the No. 2 Jacksonville Giants at 6 p.m. Saturday at Yulee High School. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.