News Stories

Nick Herrmann wasted no time when he addressed the Nassau County School Board during its regular meeting Thursday evening.

Coast Guard and Navy personnel are scheduled to conduct a maritime exercise Wednesday in the vicinity of Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, continuing south to the Saint Mary’s River entrance.

County commissioners voted unanimously during their regular meeting on Monday to adopt a $188,867,047 budget and proposed millage rates after the final public budget hearing.

Sports

The Yulee Hornets rolled into Callahan Friday night and rolled over the West Nassau Warriors 42-22, pushing their record to 3-1 overall.

Ten Nassau County Special Olympics athletes competed in the 2016 Special Olympics Florida State Surfing Championship at Cocoa Beach on Saturday.

Jamari Peacock touched the football 34 times for 236 yards for four touchdowns and threw for another in Yulee’s 41-20 win over the visiting Suwannee Bulldogs Friday in the Hornets’ district and hom

Obituaries

John Patrick “Jack” Sullivan, 17, of Fernandina Beach, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016.

Renia Catherine Poe Bayer-Sheffield of Fernandina Beach passed away on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 25, 2016.

Florence Elfletta Partin Mierzejewski, 88, of Fernandina Beach, passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by love, on Sept. 21, 2016.

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