Junior women winner Sophie Falzone does a turn during the finals. (photo by David Rosenblum)
(photo by Terry Criss)
Fletcher quarterback Michael Young fires a pass against Ed White in the preseason classic. (photo by David Rosenblum)
Ponte Vedra’s Jacob Reeves returns an interception for a score against Arlington Country Day during preseason action. (photo by David Rosenblum)
This group successfully escaped within the time limit. (photo submitted)
Historic homes, such as the King House in Mayport Village, draw attention. The King House is rumored to be haunted. (photo submitted)

News Stories

St. Johns County Commission candidates (first row, from left) Al Abbatiello, James Johns, (second row, from left) Paul Waldron, Jerry Cameron, (third row, from left) Dottie Acosta and Henry Dean.
The Aug. 30 primary election in St. Johns County will determine County Commission seats 1, 3 and 5. 
(First row, from left) Debra Maynard and David B. Shoar. (Second row, from left) George Lareau and Hunter Conrad.
The August 30 Primary Election is open to all registered voters in St. Johns County and will determine St. Johns County Sheriff and the Clerk of the Circuit Court/Comptroller.

At a special meeting Thursday morning, five days before a municipal election, the Neptune Beach City Council voted 3-2 to immediately fire its city clerk after allegations of a hostile work environ

Sports

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive players Telvin Smith (50) and Jalen Ramsey (20) celebrate following a defensive play during the second preseason game of the season against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at EverBank Field. (photo by David Rosenblum)
The Jacksonville Jaguars hosted the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the second preseason game at EverBank Field Aug. 20.

Bay scallop season opened for harvest in the St. Joseph Bay area Aug. 22 and will remain open through Sept. 5, closing to scallop harvest Sept. 6.

Donovin Darius with a monster spotted sea trout that was attacked by a shark.  Donovin was fishing in the St. Johns River with Capt. Steve Crowder. (photo submitted)

Inshore Capt. Steve Crowder says the flounder bite is still excellent.

Obituaries

Patricia Alden Dickinson, 75, of Jacksonville, passed away August 17, 2016. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.
 

Glenn Grable King, 84, of Atlantic Beach, died August 20, 2016. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.

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