Staff officers of the Jacksonville Beach Volunteer Life Saving Corps, from left, Reed Pilcher (1st registrar), Nicole Emerson (3rd mate), Josh Singletary (2nd mate), Dan Leonard (1st mate), Max Ervanian (lieutenant), Bill Horn (captain), Ryan Karish (instructor), Kaitlin Whited (asst. instructor), Travis Blakeslee (1st quartermaster), George Alverio (2nd quartermaster) and Alex Pilcher (1st registrar). (photo by Johnny Woodhouse)
Bill Horn never intended to pursue a career in emergency medicine, but a summertime surfing accident on Jacksonville Beach changed all that. In June 1991, Horn was surfing 10 blocks north of his home on 15th Avenue South when he suffered a depressed... more
As American Heritage players celebrate in the background, Ponte Vedra High’s Callie Delaney hugs a teammate following the Sharks’ 2-0 loss in the Class 3A girls soccer state championship game played at Melbourne High School. (photo by Rob DeAngelo)
MELBOURNE — For 66 minutes Feb. 4, Ponte Vedra and Plantation American Heritage were locked in a scoreless defensive battle to decide the Class 3A girls soccer state champion. Then lightning struck — literally — in the sky above Tom McIntyre Stadium... more
Shown are, from left, Don Lynn, Father William Kelly, the Rev. Jack Swann and the Rev. Gabe Goodman. (photo by Linda Borgstede)
Four of the founders of the Beaches Ministerial Association were on hand recently to tour the newly completed capital improvements to Mission House in Jacksonville Beach. It was under their leadership that the alliance of faith leaders started BEAM... more
Pictured are animals at the Single Vision, Inc., facility in Melrose. (photo submitted)
A fund-raising dinner to benefit Single Vision, Inc., for the protection of vanishing wildlife will be held Saturday, Feb. 27, from 6:30-10 p.m. at the Atlantic Beach Country Club. Sponsored by Leslie Platock, Marzena Mignone, Wendy Hattery, Shannon... more
Alec Adamec, Olivia Martinez, Jessica Goldman and William O’Hara.
The Exchange Club of Jacksonville Beaches selected Fletcher High seniors Olivia Martinez and Alec Adamec, and Ponte Vedra High seniors Jessica Goldman and William O’Hara, as its Students of the Month for February. Martinez, of Jacksonville Beach,... more
This was a record-setting season for PVHS cheerleading. (photo submitted)
After placing at Regionals last month, the Ponte Vedra High School Varsity Cheerleading Team earned a trip to the  FHSAA State Championship recently at the USF SunDome in Tampa. They placed first in semi-finals and went on to place fourth in the... more
Staff officers of the Jacksonville Beach Volunteer Life Saving Corps, from left, Reed Pilcher (1st registrar), Nicole Emerson (3rd mate), Josh Singletary (2nd mate), Dan Leonard (1st mate), Max Ervanian (lieutenant), Bill Horn (captain), Ryan Karish (instructor), Kaitlin Whited (asst. instructor), Travis Blakeslee (1st quartermaster), George Alverio (2nd quartermaster) and Alex Pilcher (1st registrar). (photo by Johnny Woodhouse)
As American Heritage players celebrate in the background, Ponte Vedra High’s Callie Delaney hugs a teammate following the Sharks’ 2-0 loss in the Class 3A girls soccer state championship game played at Melbourne High School. (photo by Rob DeAngelo)
Shown are, from left, Don Lynn, Father William Kelly, the Rev. Jack Swann and the Rev. Gabe Goodman. (photo by Linda Borgstede)
Pictured are animals at the Single Vision, Inc., facility in Melrose. (photo submitted)
Alec Adamec, Olivia Martinez, Jessica Goldman and William O’Hara.
This was a record-setting season for PVHS cheerleading. (photo submitted)

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The Palm Valley Community Association's Beautification Committee is working with the county to make improvements to the appearance of the community, despite a "frustrating" grant approval process.

The Beaches will get their share of revenues if a proposed sales tax extension to fund the county’s pension is approved by voters.

The 9th Annual DONNA Marathon Weekend will be held Friday through Sunday. The event includes a marathon, half marathon, and 5K and family run run.

Sports

Registration for Upward Flag Football league and cheerleading in Jax Beach is currently under way.

The sixth annual Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity Gala and Golf Classic is set for Saturday, March 12, at TPC Swagrass in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Obituaries

Madeline Marie Brewer, 91, of Jacksonville,died February 7, 2016. A Memorial Service will be held  February 20, 2016 at 2 pm at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Ponte Vedra Beach.

DONOVAN, KARLA SUSANNE

Karla Susanne Donovan, 37, of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2016. 

Edna C. Elian, 87, of Jacksonville Beach, died February 6, 2016. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.
 

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Jacksonville Beach, FL 32240
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