Duncan Fletcher High School team members.
Dan Monk, Pusser’s general manager, demonstrates food safety to David Jerome, Jack Blasbalg and Tre Peterson.
photo via Ponte Vedra High School
Mike Wolfe, right, and Frank Fritz (photo submitted)

News Stories

Sea level rise has impact on both the Beaches and other areas of Jacksonville, and because of that natural buffers need to be strengthened.

Christ United Methodist Church will hold a special collection Saturday from 10 a.m. to  2 p.m. for Coast Guard employees who are affected by the government shutdown.

The sip and shop trend will be launched at Winn Dixie at 1209 Atlantic Blvd. in Neptune Beach Friday.

The oldest gay bar in Duval County, Bo’s Coral Reef, will close its doors next week, according to owner’s postings on Facebook and Instagram.

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Jan.


Chris Lau with a 57-pound Cobia caught with Capt. Brandon Ingalls.

The cooler weather this week has picked up the bite, especially for sheepshead and trout inshore.

photo submitted

Chris Shultz holds a cobia caught off the wrecks

Gabe Lefebvre holds a wahoo caught with Capt. Chris Shultz over the summer. (photo submitted)

Of all the fish I caught in 2018, this wahoo with Gabe Lefebvre was the most memorable. The strike was ferocious.

The Ponte Vedra Lady Sharks (6-4) traveled to St. Petersburg for the 2018 Keswick Suncoast Classic Girls Basketball Tournament on Dec. 27.

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Capt. Matt Chipperfield holds a huge First Coast Trout he caught.


Ronald “Ron” Charles Wheeler, age 76, of Saint Johns, Florida passed away at Life Care Center of Jacksonville on January 3, 2019.  He was born May 9, 1942 in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Evere

Fland O’Kelly Sharp was a unique product of his time and place.

James Russell Johnson, 69, of Atlantic Beach, passed away January 12, 2019. He was born in Cairo, Ga. on December 28, 1949. He married Obbie Jeanne Pope on August 22, 1969.


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