News Stories

More businesses are showing interest in coming to Nassau County, and one could bring in 1,000 manufacturing jobs.

A Fernandina Beach woman had a $5,000 check stolen as part of a rash of mailbox thefts that might also be related to a series of vehicle break-ins and other stolen checks, according to the Fernandi

Sports

Thirteen Nassau County Special Olympics athletes competed in the annual 2017 Special Olympics Florida State Summer Games May 19-20 at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Lake Buena Vista.

Bobby Ramsay, 38, is taking over the football program at Mandarin after leaving his mark on the football program at Yulee High School.

With their spring game against Arlington Country Day canceled, the Fernandina Beach High School Pirates held an intrasquad scrimmage Wednesday, the final day of spring practice.

Obituaries

Nancy Louise Petty Thornton, 87, died peacefully in her sleep while on a local beach stay with her daughter.

Lureeta Dicks Shannon, 82, affectionately known as “Susie,” completed her journey in this mortal life Saturday, May 20, 2017, at St. Vincent Riverside Hospice, surrounded by her family.

Mr. Daniel Pablo Rubio, 38, formerly of Fernandina Beach, passed away at his home in Orlando on Friday, May 19, 2017.

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