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Founding members of the Beaches Area Historical Society at their first planning meeting. Seated, left to right, are Lois Roberts, Edythe Chambers, Jean McCormick, Beryl Dryden and Dorothy Doggett. Standing from left are Ish Brant, Ed Shore, Bill Dryden, Charlie Howell, Virgil Deane and Frank Doggett. (photo submitted)
photo by James Clements
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News Stories

The Jacksonville Beach City Council voted unanimously Jan. 15 to allow leashed dogs on the beach at any time during winter months. From Oct.

Baptist Medical Center Beaches plans to alter its building blueprint for its campus in south Jacksonville Beach — adding beds, replacing a five-story parking garage with a medical office building a

A scheduling dispute at a mutual venue of two community programs in Atlantic Beach has led the city and the commission to step in to find a solution that is beneficial to all parties.

The Florida Department of Education has released the four-year federal graduation rates and the for the fifth consecutive year, the Duval County School System has earned its highest federal graduat

Sports

Cole Bradley of Purdue University fought off several challengers to win the JAGA First Coast Amateur by one shot over Jack Comstock (Jacksonville, Fla./University of South Florida) and Jonathan Kep

Do you participate in the bay scallop fishery? If so, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants to hear from you.

Ponte Vedra remained busy from the holidays on out, traveling to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney for tournament action over the break.

To start off 2017, I wanted to try something new so I participated in the annual WaveMasters Polar Plunge for the first time.

Obituaries

DAVID GARRETT WHITTLE
David Garrett Whittle was called to his heavenly home with the Lord Jesus on Monday January 15, 2018, after a period of illness, at age of 78. 

Christine A. Perry, 65, Of Atlantic Beach, passed away on January 8, 2018 unexpectedly. A longtime resident of Florida Chris is the daughter of the late Warren J. and Catherine B.

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