News Stories

The National Park Service invites the public to participate in the development of a regional environmental assessment to examine options for protecting shorebirds, sea turtles and beach mice from t

As Florida legislators continue to meet for the legislative session, Rep.

County commissioners discussed at Monday’s meeting putting together a task force to address affordable housing needs in Nassau County.

Sports

The Pirates sandwiched a pair of wins around a loss during the 34th annual Diamond Classic, held Thursday through Saturday at The Ballpark at Fernandina Beach.

Dawson Lee of Yulee celebrated his 13th birthday with the Miami Marlins on Monday.

The Pirates will host the 34th annual Diamond Classic starting Thursday. Yulee opens with Masters out of Orlando at 3 p.m.; the hosts take on Legacy out of Oveido in the nightcap at 6 p.m.

Obituaries

Mr. Robert “Terry” Vurnakes, son of George and Jeanette Vurnakes, was born Jan. 6, 1947, in Jacksonville.

Greta W. Smeaton, 99, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017, at her Amelia Island residence.

She was a native of Quincy, Mass., and moved to Amelia Island 15 years ago from Lakeland.

Josephine Virginia Rosaschi, 88, of Jacksonville, passed from this life into the Lord Jesus Christ on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

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