Sea turtle-themed artwork by Liz Lind.
St. Paul's volunteers are used to packing food in bags for all sorts of events and charities. (photo submitted)
The Ornamentals and Edible Display Garden at the St. Johns County Agricultural Center is one of only two AAS gardens in Florida. (photo via
Shown are, from left, William Hudson, Chris Hooper, Jae Garland, Atalyah Michaels, Vincent Bistricky and Capt. Michael R. Coughlin, commanding officer of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division in Newport. (photo submitted)
Shown are, from left, Elizabeth Kavanagh, principal of Neptune Beach Elementary, Faith Reagan, BCD board member, and Kara Tucker, BCD president. (photo submitted)
“Mr. Northern,” a watercolor painting by Dean L. Mitchell. (photo via

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Quality of life, density and traffic concerns prompted a Jacksonville Beach Planning Commission May 22 to reject approving concept plats that would have permitted construction of two separate 12-un

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The Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission has awarded a 2017 Historic Preservation Award to the Museum of Science and History (MOSH) for its The Reel Hollywood: Jacksonville’s Film History


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Richard V. Bernhardt, 91, of Neptune Beach died May 19, 2017. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.

Charles G. Hawkinberry, 80, passed away on May 18, 2017. He was born on September 4, 1936 in Fairmont, WV. He moved his family to Jacksonville in 1967 where he lived the rest of his life.


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