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Concerns about what the city of Jacksonville Beach will ultimately have to pay its first responders prompted one city councilor Sept.

The Vilano Boat Ramp is open to the public after a brief closure due to Hurricane Irma.

Jacksonville Beach city officials applauded city crews for their efforts before, during, and after Hurricane Irma.
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The 2017 recreational bay scallop season will close Sept.

Aqua East GROM Fest, a surf, skate and wake competition, takes place in Jacksonville Beach October 13-15.

Neptune Beach's Ben Gamel belted a three-run home run during Seattle's 10-3 win over the Texas Rangers Sept. 12.
Gamel was 3-for-5 at the plate in the win.

Ponte Vedra, the defending 6A runner-up, kicked off its season against rival Nease on Aug. 24, having little trouble with the Panthers in the 25-16, 25-13, 25-16 win.


Virginia D. Braddock, 93, died September 13, 2017. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.


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