This Halloween, fewer families will be going door to door as the pandemic enters its predicted second wave. Seventy-three percent of people do not anticipate taking their children trick-or-treating at all, according to a Harris Poll survey. However, Halloween is not canceled, and there are ways…
A 12-year-old Atlantic Beach girl died Sept. 25 from COVID-19, making her the youngest person in Duval County to succumb to the virus. Elizabeth McNew, a virtual student at Mayport Coastal Sciences Middle School, died after battling the virus for 10 days, according to family members. Mayport…
Adopting and fostering pets continues to trend as people across the nation add furry friends to their families for company during these unprecedented times. However, building a bond is just the first step to pet ownership; curiosity and care for your pet’s health lasts its entire life. Strong bonds…
Creating the closet of your dreams could be in closer reach than you may think if you’re willing to take matters into your own hands. With a little creative inspiration and some basic DIY skills, you may be surprised by the stylish space you can design by yourself. Start with a vision Creating the…
The drive-thru COVID-19 testing site at Flagler Hospital is closed due to weather-related damage incurred over the weekend. The testing site will open again from 7 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30. For more information, call the St. Johns County Citizen Information Hotline at 904-824-5550.
The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners will hold a special meeting beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the Auditorium located in the County Administration Building. Under the St. Johns County Emergency Proclamation 2020-03, St. Johns County Boards and Committees that meet…
Following a small swearing in ceremony Sept. 23, Victor “Vic” Gualillo is officially the new chief of police in Atlantic Beach. Recently, city officials confirmed City Manager Shane Corbin’s recommendation to appoint Gualillo as chief, a position he’s served on three previous occasions. “It is my…
Prepping for back to school looked a little different this year for students and teachers. At Fletcher Middle School where the theme for the year is “Sailing Together with All Hands on Deck,” it took a team effort to welcome students safely back to campus. Before kids returned to the classroom,…
The Palm Valley Academy Bobcats and Patriot Oaks Chargers slugged it out Sept. 16 when they faced off at Cornerstone Park, with the Bobcats (2-0) winning 36-26 against the Chargers (1-2). With wet field conditions, the Bobcats kept the ball on the ground, which proved too much for the Chargers…
Jacksonville Beach police continue to investigate an early morning home invasion that left one man dead. On Sept. 21 at about 1:16 a.m., officers responded to the 1200 block of Penman Road North following reports of gunshots. Responding officers initially suspected the shooting was connected to an…
After some sporting conditions on the water last weekend, this week is shaping up to be great fishing weather and the forecast ahead looks promising. The ocean is still a bit messy as of time of writing, but it’s laying down and with the light winds the next few days we might actually get a window…
Adopting and fostering pets continues to trend as people across the nation add furry friends to…
Creating the closet of your dreams could be in closer reach than you may think if you’re willing to…
Prepping for back to school looked a little different this year for students and teachers. At…
This Halloween, fewer families will be going door to door as the pandemic enters its predicted second wave. Seventy-three percent of people do not anticipate taking their children trick-or-treating at all, according to a Harris Poll survey.
A 12-year-old Atlantic Beach girl died Sept. 25 from COVID-19, making her the youngest person in Duval County to succumb to the virus. Elizabeth McNew, a…
The drive-thru COVID-19 testing site at Flagler Hospital is closed due to weather-related damage incurred over the weekend. The testing site will open again…
The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners will hold a special meeting beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the Auditorium located in the…
The Palm Valley Academy Bobcats and Patriot Oaks Chargers slugged it out Sept. 16 when they faced off at Cornerstone Park, with the Bobcats (2-0) winning 36-26…
After some sporting conditions on the water last weekend, this week is shaping up to be great fishing weather and the forecast ahead looks promising. The ocean…
The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship returns on Saturday with the second annual GEICO Motorcycle WW Ranch National. The seventh stop on the series comes to…