Coral Honeysuckle invites pollinators such as butterflies, bees and hummingbirds into your landscape. The vine is non-aggressive and dies back in winter. (photo submitted)
Back to School with BEAM 2017 welcomed several hundred families and served nearly 1,000 children from the Atlantic, Neptune, Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra beaches communities. (photo by Jamie Armstrong)
“Bike Ride,” a stylized photograph by August’s featured artist for Atlantic Beach, Jim Brady. (photo submitted)
Karate America Ponte Vedra's competition team (photo submitted)
Dogs sit inside one of the tents at Louie's camp. (photo submitted)
THE PLAYERS Championship staff members helped build a Beaches Habitat for Humanity house in the Ocean Gate neighborhood. (photo submitted)

News Stories

Changing Homelessness, Inc., Jacksonville’s lead agency in the fight to end homelessness, will conduct a veteran “surge” on Wednesda

The Northeast Florida Group of the Sierra Club will meet Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 6.30 p.m.

Beginning in 2019, the Players Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach will be contested in March for the first time since 2006.


A young climber scales a rock wall at Beaches Rock Gym, a facility in Atlantic Beach dedicated to rock climbing. (photo by David Rosenblum)

Jacksonville Beach, like the rest of the state of Florida, isn’t exactly a rock-climbing mecca – the flat terrain doesn’t offer any rock formations for climbers to ascend.

Ponte Vedra Sharks wide receiver Kyle Barker lines up for a play during the 2016 5A State Semifinal game  at Clay High. Barker used the summer months to work on improving his game for the upcoming season. (photo by David Rosenblum)

Summer break typically evokes thoughts of the beaches, family vacations, summer jobs or just lounging around doing nothing at all.

Sharon Kartrude Pryel recently caught the state record for horse-eye jack with this 26-pounder. (photo submitted)

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), in collaboration with the International Game Fish Association, maintains state all-tackle records for the heaviest marine fishes caught

For millions of Americans, time spent hunting and fishing are treasured moments.


Nancy Stack DeBiase, 61, died August 6, 2017. Arrangements by Ponte Vedra Valley Funeral Home, (904)285-1130.


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