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Jennifer Greer of Ponte Vedra Beach hydrates while passing through a water station located at 16th Avenue South in Jacksonville Beach during the half-marathon race, one of the races of the DONNA Marathon Weekend. (photo by David Rosenblum)
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Surfer Corey Sapp snaps one off the lip just south of the Jacksonville Beach Pier. (photo by David Rosenblum)
Student-athletes at Fletcher High School pose for a group photo following National Signing Day ceremonies. (photo by David Rosenblum)
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The Neptune Beach City Council approved an ordinance recently making the use of a fake service dog illegal in the city.

When riding a bike or participating in other action sports like skateboarding, properly set helmets can reduce head injuries in children by 45 percent, according to Safe Kids, a nonprofit organizat

U.S. Navy photo

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Navy announced Feb. 15 that it has selected the Mayport Naval Station to base its new squadron of unmanned aerial surveillance drones.


Ponte Vedra girls basketball traveled to Clay High Feb. 14 for a regional semifinal game with the Blue Devils.

Ponte Vedra entered the District 5-6A tournament at Palatka as the top seed last Wednesday and bowed out in its opening-round game against Matanzas, losing 51-48 in a matchup that went down to the

Rodney Lovan of Louisville, Ky., caught a creek triple tail while fishing with his son, local avid angler Rodney Moore, out of Palm Valley.

The recent hot bite was in the Guana Lake. The northern half of the lake reopened after the duck hunting season, and local anglers hit it pretty hard.


Lance Konstants Healy, of Concord, NC, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, February 12, 2017. He was 47 years old.

Kathryn Mary Huffman, 83, of Atlantic Beach, died February 11, 2017. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.

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