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Drones aid foresters

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Two drones are on test runs in Florida to scope out firefighters on the ground and record prescribed burns from above.  Although drones aren’t yet utilized in Nassau County, the Florida Forest Service has two drones that are sent out as part of a testing phase elsewhere in the state,...

Coronavirus precautions shift election, cancel events

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    As public health officials continue to issue advisories, events are being postponed and government offices are closing to the public or changing how staff interact with residents. The primary election has also been delayed. This article will be updated as more information...

Council approves lot divide

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The Hilliard Town Council approved a commercial and residential lot split between Orange Street and U.S. 1 March 9. The council voted 3-0 to approve the request by Patricia J. Sullivan and Wayne Bishop. The approval comes at the recommendation of the Hilliard Planning and Zoning Board....

Congratulations, state champions!

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The West Nassau High School cheerleaders dominate the competition again to win the state title in the Florida High School Athletic Association’s Class 1A Medium Non-Tumbling category. The team, coached by Samantha Beazley, earned a 93.8, which was the only score in the 90s achieved by any team in...

Sheriff’s office receives $18K

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In December 2017, while working with the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency and other law enforcement agencies, the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office obtained information about individuals transporting k