Cypress Village resident Bess Turk continues to enjoy music activities through the help of smart technology. (photo submitted)
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The Beaches Branch Library will hold a Dr. Seuss celebration this Saturday. The library is prepared for the festivities with Seuss books and characters on display. (photo submitted)
A graphic from planners depicts the future appearance of the pier, as planned.
The Armed Exhibition drill team competes for the Area 12 Regional Championship title. (photo submitted)
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News Stories

St. Johns County will host a medical marijuana workshop April 13 to discuss proposed zoning and permitting regulations for medical marijuana retail stores and treatment.

Fletcher High School’s Class of 2016 set a school record, with a 94 percent graduation rate — among the highest in Duval County and the state.

Hiring a new police chief for Atlantic Beach is going to take a little longer.

Sports

Jonathan Clark with a massive black drum caught at the tip of the Mayport Jetties. (photo submitted)

Reds, flounder and trout are all biting in the creeks. Capt. John Eggers out of Jax Beach recently had young angler 6-year-old David Crauss aboard for a fine day out on the water.

Ponte Vedra high jumper Kirsten Dietrich clears the bar during an attempt at the Providence Spring Break Invite event. Dietrich finished eighth in the event. (photo by David Rosenblum)

Ponte Vedra’s track team brought home a solid showing at the Providence Spring Break Invite over the break, with the girls placing second overall behind Baker County and the boys coming in third be

Fletcher baseball player Ryan Ayrey (16) celebrates with John Lewos (12) after scoring the go-ahead run in the top of the 8th innings against Atlantic Coast at The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. (photo by David Rosenblum)

Fletcher (8-2) took on Atlantic Coast (7-1) in its annual trip to The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, taking the 2-1 win in extra innings at the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp’s home field.

Obituaries

Katelynn Danielle Barnes joined her loved ones in heaven on March 16, 2017. Her life was cut short unexpectedly in a fatal car accident near Mobile, Alabama. 

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