News Stories

In the five decades since members of the Peck High School Class of 1968 received their diplomas, they have worked, raised families, welcomed grandchildren and entered retirement.

County Manager and Attorney Mike Mullin suggested Wednesday that the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners schedule a public workshop on new plans underway to clean and maintain area beaches.

The Fernandina Beach City Commission voted unanimously this week to raise development impact fees to the highest rate allowed by law in order to fund improvements to the city’s infrastructure.

Sports

The Yulee High School wrestling team hosted West Nassau, Florida D&B and Raines on Wednesday night. After the first round, the seniors were honored.

The Lady Pirates improved to 19-2 on the season with Monday’s 71-18 win over the Lady Hornets at Pirate Gym.

Poe Pinson, 13, got her first skateboard when she was just four years old, but she wasn’t all that interested in it.

“I never really rode it,” she said.

Obituaries

Clayton M. Chapman, 64, of Yulee, Fla., passed away January 17, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete.

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Joseph John “Joe” Bees, 47, died Saturday, January 12, 2019 of an apparent heart attack.

Terry W. Jones, 61, of Callahan, Fla., passed away January 10, 2019 in Donaldsonville, Ga.

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