Ponte Vedra swimmer Andrew Relihan competes in a freestyle event against Bishop Kenny at The Winston Family YMCA pool last week. (photo by David Rosenblum)
Pickleball by the Sea Jacksonville Beach Ambassador Nan Jester hits a volley during the Senior Games at Isle of Palms Park. (photo by David Rosenblum)
Participants in a church-organized cleanup in the community include, from left, Christian Ashley, Brianna Chandler, Clinton Heller, Nate Mann, Alex Mortensen, Callie Workman, Jacob Willis, Victor Pogan, Ashlie Buchman and Chris Robinson. (photo submitted)
Jacksonville Beach professional surfer Kayla Durden hits the lip of a wave during a recent swell at the Jacksonville beach Pier. (photo by Logan Bowles)
Dunes along the Beaches have been damaged or eliminated by Hurricane Matthew's winds and storm surge. (photo by David Bailey)

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With the new fiscal year, a new slate of officers and several new board members have been named for the Beaches Area Historical Society, which operates the Beaches Museum and History Park.

Neptune Beach mayoral candidates Elaine Brown and Bob Shimp took part in a second candidate forum on Oct. 18, with both candidates touting their positions on Neptune Beach issues prior to the Nov.

The ministry of Mission House is in desperate need of some everyday items, and the trick or treaters in your house can help.  


The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida first Beaches Golf Tournament, presented by XCEL Testing Solutions, will be held at the new Atlantic Beach Country Club on Monday, Nov.

Fletcher hosted the Gateway Conference Cross Country meet at Patton Park recently, with the boys team finishing third while the girls took home first overall.

The Jacksonville Armada FC has launched its 2017 season tickets renewal campaign complete with valuable rewards for supporters.


Marie E. Cripe, 88, of Spoonbill St. North, Jacksonville, FL and formally of Warsaw, IN, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 8, 2016.

Ruth Ines Evans, 96, died October 23, 2016. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.

Louise L. Francis, 92, of Atlantic Beach, died October 22, 2016. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.

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