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Members of Jacksonville Muay Thai pose for a group photo. (photo submitted)
The BrewHound dog park will feature a covered pavilion. (graphic submitted)
Rendering shows the proposed Margaritaville Hotel on the oceanfront in Jacksonville Beach. (graphic submitted)
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News Stories

In the wake of two recent shootings in downtown Jacksonville Beach, the city council wants to settle down late night crowds.

At his last council meeting, Jacksonville Beach City Manager George Forbes was named City Manager, Emeritus, a title “reserved for individuals whose distinguished careers and significant contributi

St. Johns County is aware of concerns regarding vehicular access between Crescent Beach and Fort Matanzas.

Beaches emergency officials are struggling to combat the deadly effects of the rising opioid epidemic. It’s a public health crisis that is sweeping the nation.


The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety Internet-completion courses in eight counties, including Duval, during August.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) awarded $250,000 to five organizations in early 2018 to research and develop innovative methods to remove lionfish from deep-water habita

Hatty Bramlitt with her catch. (photos submitted)

Fishing Palm Valley this time of year is limited to fishing in the early morning, before the sun starts beating down, or late evening.

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Summer fishing season is heating up and you’re invited to "Catch a Florida Memory" with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) by participating in any of three fun and exciting


Francis Alden Gray, 83, of Ponte Vedra Beach, passed away July 13, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was born to Frank and Louise Gray in Plainfield, NJ, on August 24, 1934.

Marilyn Pierce Elia, 75, of Ponte Vedra Beach, went home to be with the Lord Jesus on Sunday, July 15, 2018.

Odette L. Birgbauer, 99, died July 10, 2018. Arrangments by Ponte Vedra Valley Funeral Home, (904) 285-1130.


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