Jacksonville Beach Police Officers David Cohill, Benjamin Conner and Dustin Gibson have lunch with local kids Jamie and Honesty from The Boys and Girls Home of North Florida at Angie's Subs on July 25. (photo by Jessica Fondo)
Farmer’s markets offer a wide variety of goods, ranging from fresh fruits and vegetables to handmade crafts and prepared foods. (photo by Jessica Fondo)
Surfer Fletcher Schaier rides a wave during the HEAL Riding the Wave of Autism event in Jacksonville Beach. (photo by David Rosenblum)
The Fletcher High School Dance Ensemble (photo submitted)
The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Ponte Vedra Beach was built entirely by volunteers. (photo by Linda Borgstede)
Atlantic Beach police enjoy pizza delivered to the department July 13 to show appreciation for police efforts in the community. From left are Dale Hatfield, Tricia Anderson and Paul Diakos. (photo submitted)

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Jacksonville Beach property owners could see a lower millage rate than last year, but the proposed rate of 3.7947 is still 3 percent more than the rolled back rate.

The Beaches Veteran’s Memorial Park, 100 S. Main in Atlantic Beach, will be hopping Saturday with live music and a basic cookout.

In a recent letter to Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm.


The 2016 spiny lobster season opened with the two-day recreational sport season July 27 and 28, followed by the regular commercial and recreational lobster season, which starts Aug.

Ponte Vedra High School senior Mackenzie Morris spikes the ball during a match in St. Augustine Beach in the Bud Light Beach Volleyball event. (photo by David Rosenblum)

Ponte Vedra High School senior Mackenzie Morris, who is set to begin her senior season in high school and plays volleyball for the Sharks, will be attending Florida Atlantic University to play beac

Every summer as the Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament approaches, I can’t help but reminisce about my childhood and being on a boat during the tournament.


Melissa White Buchanan, 50, of Ponte Vedra, died July 19, 2016.  Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.

Dorothy Marie Cvercko, of Jacksonville, died July 23, 2016. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.

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