Atlantic Beach Elementary fifth-grader Traci Schrock received the Youth Citizenship Award. (photo submitted)
Janice Reaves, activities assistant at The Palms at Ponte Vedra Memory Care, displays nostalgic postcards for residents to enjoy. (photo by Chelsea Wiggs)
Gentry Groshell works on a painting. (photo submitted)
Shown are, from left, Recreation Director Timmy Johnson, Beaches Resource Center Foundation Board President Samantha DeCarlo, Mayor Mitch Reeves and Recreation Committee President Grant Healy. (photo from city of Atlantic Beach)
Outgoing Fletcher High School principal Don Nelson (left) welcomes new principal Dean Ledford to the Senator family. (photo by Chelsea Wiggs)
Shown are Jon Hays' wife, Annette, right, and daughters, Taylor and Jennifer Hays, along with granddaughter, Leighton. (photo submitted)

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A proposal to extend the county's half-cent sales tax past 2030 to fund Jacksonville's public pensions will be detailed to the Beaches at a town hall meeting on July 27.

After witnessing its neighboring city deal with a seemingly community-wide dispute regarding a gas station, Neptune Beach is considering making amendments to its code to prevent a similar situation

Ed Malin

The 10th candidate to enter the race for Florida’s 4th Congressional District House Seat has announced his candidacy.   


Florida swept the Take Me Fishing™ 2016 “Top 100 Family Friendly Places to Boat and Fish in the U.S.” list, hosting the top four locations with nine locations on the list in total — more than any o

The Orlando Predators played with a purpose June 18, beating the Jacksonville Sharks 44-34 seven nights after a gunman killed 49 people in an Orlando nightclub.

At the June 23 meeting near Apalachicola, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved measures to conserve bay scallops in the St. Joseph Bay area.


Maxine Smith Hall, 79, passed away Friday, June 17, 2016 at a local Hospice Facility after a long battle with cancer.

Marcia Ann “Marcy” Silkebaken

Born July 9, 1952- At Rest June 21, 2016.

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