Ashli Boselli, center (photo submitted)
K9s For Warriors of Ponte Vedra Beach furnished new goods and supplies for the Clara White Mission and "The Boulevard" women's veterans facility in Jacksonville. (photo submitted)
Rising Appalachia. (photo from
The 2018 Art & Antiques Show Chairs are Claudia Adams, Marleigh Gulliford, Holland Gibbs and Liza Barnett Emmet. (photo by Tanner Deprin, Figure 8 Studio)
Chris Hoffman, executive director of the Beaches Museum, concentrates as she places a block in a giant Jenga tournament held at an Aug. 24 party to celebrate the renovation of the Neptune Beach Winn-Dixie. She earned her organization $2,500 and tied with the Jacksonville Humane Society, which also received $2,500 from Winn-Dixie's owner. (photo submitted)
REEF’s Marine Conservation Interns Lisa Burton, Sophie Costa, Ronnie Noonan and David Ehlert await teams. (photo by Sophie Costa)

News Stories

The Neptune Beach City Council is moving forward with its plan to implement a paid parking program in the Central Business District, with its first task being to employ a full-time parking manager.

When 2,000 British sailors descended on downtown Jacksonville Beach recently, area bars were caught by surprise.

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Running back Parker Campbell (36) ran for 67 yards on 15 carries against the Wolverines. He also caught two passes for 29 yards in the win. (photo by Mark Calvin)

Ponte Vedra’s defense kept Jacksonville Westside scoreless until late in the game for a 34-14 win over the Wolverines Friday night at home.

Fletcher Defense tackles the offensive runner during the game's first quarter. (photo by Laura Kurtz)

It was a rough night for the boys at the beach last Friday.

Florida has abundant outdoor recreational opportunities. The state boasts public access to a wide array of hunting, fishing, boating and wildlife viewing activities.

The Jacksonville Beach Municipal Golf Course is scheduled to reopen the week of Oct. 5.


Margaret Stewart Youngblood, 98, passed away peacefully on September 17, 2018 after a brief illness.

Robert M. Strachan Sr., 95, of Neptune Beach, Florida and Huntington Beach, California, passed away peacefully on September 17, 2018, at home surrounded by his East Coast family.

Larry Peterson, 67, passed away after a long fight with Huntington Disease on September 13, 2018. Born February 23, 1951 in Houston TX and then later moved his family to Palm Valley Florida.


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