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"Mini Shade 6" by Tim Jaeger shows a beach scene with umbrellas. (photo via stellersgallery.com)
Steve Earle and the Dukes (photo submitted)
Pet Wants Jax Beach owners Nick and Hannah, and their dogs. (photo submitted)
A safer and more aesthetically-pleasing Chateau was revealed in February. (photo by Chelsea Wiggs)

News Stories

Beaches Watch is sponsoring a candidate forum for Jacksonville At-Large City Council candidates at 7 p.m.

The Mayport school community will have a hand in deciding whether Mayport Middle will officially become Mayport Coastal Sciences Middle School.

Atlantic Beach’s former chief of police, Michael Classey, 54, of Woodstock, was located deceased Monday morning on the campus of a high school in Cherokee, Georgia.

A lawsuit has been filed against the City of Neptune Beach in response to an ordinance recently passed to address nuisance lighting.

The Atlantic Beach Commission voted April 8 to move forward with map amendments to bring existing nonconforming restaurant The Voo Swar into compliance.

Sports

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet May 1 and 2 at the Florida Public Safety Institute, 85 Academy Dr., Havana, Fla. The Institute is west of Midway on U.S. 90.

Rich Thompson (photo submitted)

Gator Bowl Sports announced recently that Rich Thompson, head of Human Resources at The Adecco Group for The Americas, UK and Ireland, will take the reins as the 2019 Chairman of Gator Bowl Sports.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will gather public input on the future management of blackfin tuna. Share your input by attending a workshop near you.

Early-bird registration is now open for the i9 Sports 2019 Fall Season. Programs include Flag Football leagues and instructional programs for 3v3 Soccer and T-Ball.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has announced the fifth annual Lionfish Removal and Awareness Festival May 18 and 19 at AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar and HarborWalk Vill

Obituaries

Chrisley (Chris) P. Wardrep, longtime resident of Atlantic Beach, FL departed this life peacefully on April 8, 2019, at age 64.

A memorial service will be held for Brett Stratmann at 12:00PM on Friday, April 26, 2019 at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 435 First Avenue North in Jacksonville Beach.

Joseph Lambert, 81, died April 8, 2019.

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