News Stories

Gun sports such as target shooting and hunting are on the rise.

Fernandina’s historic red brick Schoolhouse No. 1, which opened in 1886 at 914 Atlantic Ave., will be transformed into a 17-room boutique inn, possibly opening as early as late next spring.

A Hilliard man who teaches high school in Clay County was arrested on Aug. 8 and charged with having unlawful sexual activity with a minor, a student at the school where he teaches.

Sports

The Fernandina Beach High School football team hosts Episcopal Friday night in a preseason Kickoff Classic. The Yulee Hornets host Nease. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. for both games.

3v3

The Magic won the adult division of the second annual Jim Snyder 3v3 Basketball Tournament, held Saturday at the McArthur Family YMCA.

Four Northeast Florida Area 5 counties of Special Olympics Florida (Duval, Flagler, Nassau and Volusia) competed in the Special Olympics Area Surfing Competition at Little Talbot Island State Park

Obituaries

Mark Alan Mulrain, 69, a longtime resident of Fernandina Beach, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Signature Health Care in Jacksonville. Born in Port Jefferson, N.Y., Mr.

Donna M. Sullivan, 69, Fernandina Beach, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Quality Health. This was the fourth and last battle Donna had with cancer.

Harold T. Hynes, 75, formerly of Yulee, passed away August 10, 2017 in Lake City, Fla.  No local services are planned at this time.

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