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Atlantic Beach resident and classical guitarist Samantha Wells performs during the 2017 Artisans’ Faire. (photo submitted)
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Bad things have happened at public meetings elsewhere in the country, and that has Jacksonville Beach Police Chief Gene Paul Smith rethinking some policies.

THE PLAYERS Championship, in partnership with Topgolf Jacksonville, is hosting members of the USS New York and their families on Friday, Dec. 6.

Should the portion of Mayport Road that passes through the city of Atlantic Beach have a different name?

Parents with children younger than 8 who live in St. Johns County can sign up to have Santa call their child at home Dec. 10 through Dec. 12. Calls will be made between 6 and 7:30 p.m.

County firefighters are now in charge of fire protection efforts in Jacksonville Beach. (photo by David Bailey)

The city of Jacksonville took over fire protection duties for the city of Jacksonville Beach Nov. 23 and there have been a few changes.


Capt. Brandon Ingalls and Stay Tight Charters show off a nice Wahoo. (photo submitted)

With December here and a chilly fall so far, it’s Wahoo season on the First Coast.

Gus Fore holds his custom longboard, which was recently stolen in Atlantic Beach. (photo submitted)

A custom surfboard stolen recently in Atlantic Beach will be replaced with donations raised by members of the local surf community.

In celebration of Catch a Florida Memory’s third “fish-iversary” in November, anglers have more chances to reel in a recognition by lowering Reel Big Fish lengths for ladyfish and bluefish.

Balaram Stack, winner of the 2019 Red Bull Night Riders at the Jacksonville Beach Pier, celebrates on the winner's podium. (photo by Robert Snow/Red Bull Content Pool)

Balaram Stack of Long Beach, N.Y., took the win in one of the premiere surf contests on the East Coast, Red Bull Night Riders.

(From left) PLGA Member-Member flight one winners Chris Nichols and Gretchen Calvert, flanked by runners-up Judy Biddle and Chi Daniels. (photo submitted)

Over a chilly two days, the Plantation at Ponte Vedra Beach Ladies Golf Association (PLGA) held the 2019 Member-Member Tournament, one of the major events on the PLGA schedule.