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News Stories

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Two local residents, a male and a female, stopped by the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office on Friday night in Fernandina Beach for not having proper safety lights on their bicycles are making national

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Ocean Highway and Port Authority commissioners said “no” and “not yet” to two requests from the city of Fernandina Beach and gave themselves raises at their monthly meeting held last Thursday, Sept

Sports

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“I listened intently recently while Nassau Sport Fishing Association member Mitch Fields gave some sound advice on catching Amelia Island redfish during a recent business meeting,” Brad Reese said.

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Yulee Pop Warner hosted the Raw Athletics Cardinals out of Jacksonville on Saturday. It was homecoming for the Hornet football teams.

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The Nassau County Special Olympics surf program began its official delegation sport program in 2014 with seven athletes and an equal number of coaches. The team wrapped up its first season Sept.

Obituaries

Rose Stukenberg Bennett, 70, of Fort Collins, Colo. and formerly of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away September 10, 2019. No services are planned at this time

Gary Stone Watkins, 76, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla.

Walter Aaron (Buck) Bland Sr., 73, passed away peacefully Thursday, September 5, 2019 after an extended illness.

News-Leader

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Fernandina Beach, FL 32035

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Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Phone: (904) 261-3696
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