News Stories

The Nassau County School Board heard good news July 11 when school grades and rankings from the Florida Department of Education were presented at its regular meeting.

The legal wrangling over the process followed by the city of Fernandina Beach when it approved the Amelia Bluff development off Citrona Drive continued Tuesday at City Hall.

According to a report from Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper,

Sports

The Elm Street Little League softball All Stars were runners-up in the Florida State Little League Softball Championship held over the weekend in Port St. Lucie.

The Divas are living up to their names. The Elm Street Little League All Stars are undefeated in the postseason.

The Elm Street Divas continue to advance in Little League softball playoffs. They won the major division Section 3 championship against Palm Coast and Mims on Saturday.

Obituaries

Jeffery H. Flannagan Sr., 75, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away July 14, 2019.

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George I. Venieris, 79, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., passed away Friday, July 6, 2019 at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla.

Gladys Vanzant Strucko, 99, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019 at Community Hospice & Palliative Care’s Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach, Fla.

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