News Stories

Charges have been filed against the man who admitted burning a debris pile of books and papers that sparked the Bryceville fire in March, according to a report from the Florida Department of Agricu

A Fernandina Beach couple each face a charge of felony child neglect after deputies allegedly observed their home to be “in a deplorable state” and unfit for their three juvenile children, accordin

Since April 20, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued a flurry of independent, unrelated recalls for food products distributed in our area.

Sports

Two Fernandina Beach High School girls basketball players were chosen to play in the Florida East versus West State All Star Game at Southeastern University in Lakeland on Saturday.

“It’s time. I feel it,” said Ken Roland, who will retire from Fernandina Beach High School at the end of the school year. “After 39 years as a head coach and 40 overall, it’s kind of draining.

The Fernandina Beach High School boys track and field team captured its first district title on April 13. The FBHS Pirates had 172.5 points to host Raines’ 159 to take the District 3-2A title. 

Obituaries

Robert “George” Van Dam passed away Monday, April 17, 2017, at his Fernandina Beach home.

James Ellis Powers, 84, father of his four adored children – Martha, James, Katherine (died 1976) and John (died 2007) – died at home, as he wished, on Monday, April 24, 2017.

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