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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)

News Stories

The Jacksonville Society of the Archaeological Institute of America will meet Saturday, April 27, at noon in Building 51 at the University of North Florida.

A 16-year-old armed with two semiautomatic handguns and arrested on the campus of St. Paul’s Catholic School recently has an extensive criminal background.

The Fletcher All-Class Block Party will be held Saturday, April 27, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Beaches Museum, 381 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach.

A decision on whether to turn over Jacksonville Beach fire services to the county has been postponed until May 20 as councilors said April 15 they want more information.

Imagine a dozen or more revelers renting the house next to yours for a long weekend of partying.

Sports

Free open gym basketball is being held Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays through May 23 from 10 a.m. to noon for adults, and 3 to 5 p.m.

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Steve Johnson takes advantage of the end of sheepshead season in Mayport.

Triple Threat Club angler Melissa Rodriguez shows off her Reel-Big Snook.

Warmer weather got you dreaming of spending more time on the water? Catch a Florida Memory has partnered with Mount This!

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.

Obituaries

Shirley Louise Richmond, 88, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019. She was born and raised in Mayport, Florida to the late Addison and Eva Haworth and graduated from Duncan U.

Edna “Sue” Key, 92, went to be with the Lord on April 18th, 2019. She was born in Kemper County, MS. Sue graduated from Rush Memorial Hospital School for Nursing in Meridian, MS.

October 15, 1934-April 6, 2019

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