photo by David Rosenblum
A wide variety of art forms will be on display at the SeaWalk Pavilion for the first Jax Beach Summer Arts Market. (photo submitted)
Christine Hoene performs aerial acrobatics on silks with a class in the background. (photo by Eleanor Snite)
Momma (photo submitted)
photo via GTM Research Reserve
Members of Duval Ocean Swimmers pose for a group photo in front of the sunrise. (photo submitted)

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Caroline Trussell (photo submitted)

Caroline Trussell of Atlantic Beach has been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Central Florida for the spring semester.

St. Johns County Administration and the Office of Management and Budget will present recommended tentative millage rates to the County Commission Aug. 1, with the final rate to be adopted Sept.

Beaches Watch will host a July Fourth Police Panel during its meeting Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 7 p.m. at the Beaches Branch Library, 600 Third St., Neptune Beach.


National Hunting and Fishing Day, an annual celebration of hunters and anglers, features a new twist this year.

Capt. Donnie Taylor with an estimated 175-pound tarpon caught last week from the Mayport Inlet. (photo submitted)

Inshore the early morning and early evening bite has been hot, when the heat of the day is not. We’ve had a nicely-timed flood tide this past week.

Ponte Vedra Beach and TPC Sawgrass golfer Duke Butler IV, winner of the 2009 Jacksonville Area Championship, tees off on Hole 10 during the final round. (photo by David Rosenblum)

Many Beaches golfers took on the challenging golf course at Jacksonville Golf & Country Club for the 56th Jacksonville Amateur Championship.

As a precautionary measure due to a naturally occurring algae bloom in St.


Lorie Ann Dalton, 85, of Ponte Vedra Beach, died July 25, 2017. Arrangements by Ponte Vedra Valley Funeral Home, (904)285-1130.

Carl Vincent DeBlasio Sr, of Jacksonville Beach, joined his angelic, majestic bride on June 16, 2017. Carl was a long time employee of Ace Hardware in Ponte Vedra.


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