News Stories

The Florida Department of Transportation says a major road construction project slated to begin this summer on South Eighth Street in Fernandina Beach will be a “temporary inconvenience in order to

Land clearing and construction has begun on a four-story, 103-room Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel on more than three acres at 2246 Sadler Road in Fernandina Beach, next to DeNucci’s Soft Serve ice cr

The Nassau County Fire-Rescue Professionals Local No.


Debbi Roland and Bailee Jones attended the National College Cheerleading Championship earlier this year in Daytona Beach, but not with the current Fernandina Beach High School cheerleading squad.

The Fernandina Beach High School football team hosted the Englewood Rams Friday night in a spring jamboree. The visitors prevailed 40-21.

Hornet pitcher Nick Love, 18, who went 8-2-1 on the season at Yulee High School, is the program’s first player to be selected for the Florida Athletic Coaches Association’s Baseball All-Star Classi


Merton Melrose Minter Jr., of Amelia Island, Fla., passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018.

Marcia Hoobler Simmons, 74, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully in her sleep surrounded by her family on May 19, 2018.

Elizabeth Anna Barhydt, 86, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors


Mailing Address:
PO Box 16766
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035

Physical Address:
511 Ash Street

Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Phone: (904) 261-3696
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