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12 hrs ago | Business Journal

Northside hospital could help UF Health turn a profit

The first phase of the medical center - which will include a 92-bed hospital further down the road - is set to open next February in Mat Leggett Parkway, near the River City Marketplace.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WTLV

Heat trumps bus policies at Nassau County schools

In Nassau County, bus drivers being told to not follow certain policies -- to make sure the ride is comfortable for children on board.

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The Florida Times-Union

Callahan couple arrested in meth bust

A Callahan man and woman were arrested Thursday morning on drug charges after investigators found the makings of methamphetamine labs, plus chemicals and ammunition, according to the Nassau County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Callahan, FL

The Florida Times-Union

First Coast tourism breaking records for second quarter of business; Florida visitors spike too

There's been an increase in tourism for the spring quarter of 2014 on the First Coast.

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Related Topix: Florida, Duval County, FL, University of North Florida, St Johns County, FL

Wed Aug 20, 2014

News 4 Jax

Sheriffs answer ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Now, our local sheriffs have joined in to help raise awareness and funds for the progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.

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Related Topix: Clay County, FL

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Yulee hair salon woker charged with making fraudulent charges on cusotmer credit cards

A Nassau County hair salon worker is being linked with snapping cellphone photos of customer credit cards then using the info to make purchases.

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Related Topix: Yulee, FL, Fernandina Beach, FL

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

40-year sentence given to Jacksonville man in death of friend

A Jacksonville man was sentenced to 40 years in prison with 25 years mandatory for the murder of a friend.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Rendezvous festival to celebrate historic American Beach club

A nine-day festival that combines films, live music and interactive gaming at venues across Amelia Island gets a new name with some historic cachet during a Thursday "ribbon-cutting" party.

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WTLV

First day of school for Nassau and Charlton Counties

First day of school for Nassau and Charlton Counties Thousands of kids are heading back to school across the First Coast in Nassau and Charlton Counties Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/local/2014/08/06/school-safety-bus-classroom/13672843/ NASSAU COUNTY, Fla.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Rain continues to delay reopening of St. Marys River Bridge

Work continues on Monday Aug. 4 on the St. Marys River Bridge at the Florida/Georgia state line on U.S. 17. Weather issues continue to hamper the long-delayed reopening of the St. Marys River Bridge at the Florida-Georgia line, almost three months after repairs to the picturesque blue span on U.S. 17 were supposed to be done.

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Related Topix: Yulee, FL

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Around the Region: Lionfish Rodeo in Jacksonville Beach; cityh budget hearing in Fernandina Beach

Lionfish, an invasive species that arrived in Florida waters in recent years, are predatory fish that can damage coral reefs and decimate native fish populations The City Commission meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 204 Ash St. Agenda items include a $79,000 bid for harbor marina dock improvements; a code amendment for the firefighters' and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jacksonville Beach, FL, Fernandina Beach, FL, Florida, Jacksonville, FL

Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Food Network show can't get enough of Amelia museum's Shrimp Fest gumbo

Anthony Anderson stirs a shrimp boil in Fernandina Beach during taping of his new Food Network show, "Eating America with Anthony Anderson."

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Related Topix: Fernandina Beach, FL, Life, Food, Food Festival

Sat Aug 02, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Nassau child reported missing

A Florida missing child alert has been issued for Peter Joseph Bresko, 12 of Nassau County, last seen in the area of the Fernandina Beach Farmers Market, 7th & Center St. in Fernandina Beach, Fla.

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Related Topix: Fernandina Beach, FL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

News 4 Jax

State OKs new hospital for North Jacksonville

UF Health has received permission to open a new hospital just east of Jacksonville International Airport.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Duval County, FL

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Experienced pilot dies in single-engine plane crash in Yulee

View of a grass runway where a small plane, a yellow Swift 125, took off and then crashed into the marsh near Loftin Creek about 500 yards off a small grass runway at the Flying-A-Ranch off Miner Road Monday, July 28, 2014 in Yulee.

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Related Topix: Yulee, FL, Air Accidents

News 4 Jax

Pilot killed in crash

An experienced pilot died in the crash of small plane. 65-year-old Charlie Yeagle had just taken off from a private airport on Miner Road in Yulee when his plane went down in a marsh.

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Related Topix: Yulee, FL

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

1 dead after small plane crash in north Florida

One man is dead after the small plane he was piloting crashed during taking off from a private airstrip in northeast Florida.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

News 4 Jax

Pilot killed in small plane crash Yulee

The pilot of a small plane was killed Monday morning in a plane crash in the Yulee area, according to the Nassau County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Yulee, FL

Thu Jul 24, 2014

News 4 Jax

24 arrested, 3 sought in Nassau Co. drug sweep

The Nassau County Sheriff's Office has announced the results of Operation High on Summertime, which was designed to reduce illegal drug activity within the county.

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Related Topix: Callahan, FL, Fernandina Beach, FL, Yulee, FL, Hilliard, FL

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