Samantha Machado, Carrie Gilbert Steinmeyer, Kristen Brase and Melissa Daniel, members of the San Pablo Elementary PTA. (photo submitted)
At the beachfront near 21st Avenue South, police escort a front end loader moving replenishment pipes south. The equipment was placed to prepare for renourishment of the beach. (photo by Paul Gruenther)
Piper Austin performs a cutback  during the Sisters of the Sea Surf Classic. (photo by Jim Walker)
Senators CJ Harris (22) and Quinn Lizmore (8) wrap up Atlantic Coast running back Caleb Green (6) during Fletcher’s 14-7 district win. (photo by Rob DeAngelo)
photo by Chelsea Wiggs
The Ponte Vedra High School marching band’s trumpet section plays at halftime, wearing new uniforms provided by donors. (photo by Robert Leverock)

News Stories

The following students are among the approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program: 

• Stephen E. McIntosh, Duncan U. Fletcher H.S. 

Beaches Watch will host a meet-and-greet with the Congressional District 4 candidates on the general election ballot on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

A local man, a restaurant kitchen worker, had to walk for over an hour to get home after he got off work at 11 because it was too late for a bus.


Fletcher Bowling recorded two victories recently, defeating Mandarin 5-2 Sept. 14 and shutting down Wolfs 7-0 Sept. 19 at Beach Bowl.

The annual Croaker Tournament, sponsored by American Legion Post 129 in Jacksonville Beach, will take place Oct. 21 and 22. 

Senators volleyball player Anna Gartner serves the ball during a recent game. (photo by David Rosenblum)

The Senators traveled to Sandalwood Sept. 14, leaving the Saints court with a 25-15, 25-12, 25-4 win. 


Judith L. Williams, 68, of Ponte Vedra Beach, passed away September 21, 2016. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.

Ursula Weinreich, 89, of Ponte Vedra Beach, died September 25, 2016. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.

Thomas Patrick Shouvlin, 65, of Jacksonville, died September 21, 2016. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.

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