News Stories

Political newcomer Mike Lednovich edged out fellow newcomer Bradley M. Bean in a tight runoff election Tuesday for the Group 4 seat on the Fernandina Beach City Commission.

Leading environmental groups sued the federal government Tuesday to prevent seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic Ocean, according to a news release from Oceana, one of the groups.

A baby with cuts and puncture wounds on her body and covered in blood was taken to a hospital on Friday and the juvenile who was apparently left in charge of the baby was taken to jail, according t

Sports

The annual Reindeer Run 5K, half-marathon and kids’ fun runs were held Sunday morning at Main Beach. Children ran with Santa Claus for the mile and half-mile runs and the 100-yard dash.

It’s midway through their senior year, but three Lady Pirates are planning their freshman year in college.

Hog hunting in the deep woods of Hilliard, Jason and Emily Oliver chased down a wild hog and soon had it tied up.

Obituaries

It is with a heavy heart we inform you of the passing of our father, David L. Hagel Sr.

Patricia Rivers Maule passed away peacefully October 19, 2018. She was born August 30, 1940.

Robert V. Touchette, of Amelia Island, Fla., died November 29, 2018 after a short illness.

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