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  1. Around the Region: Main Library closes for 450th and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Florida Times-Union

    ... can cruise down to the Amelia Cruizers Cruise-in 5-8 p.m. on Saturday at Dick's Wings, 474313 Florida A1A, Fernandina Beach. The cruise-in is free for spectators and car owners. Amelia Island Jazz Festival selected Ryan Duncan, a student of Douglas ...

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  2. Florida bill targets medical tourism, direct primary careRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Senate Health Policy Chairman Aaron Bean, R-Fernandina Beach, is looking to pitch Florida as a place for people to come for medical care. Bean on Tuesday filed a proposal that includes creating a program to market Florida as a "health care destination" - a concept known as medical tourism.

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  3. Mark Woods: From catching shrimp to baseballs, one family's 100 years of netsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Florida Times-Union

    [email protected] Billy Burbank, 63, and his family have been making nets - for shrimping and sports - for 100 years. What has happened this summer in baseball stadiums in Chicago, Detroit and Boston could lead to even more activity inside an old pogy plant in Fernandina Beach.

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  4. Home and Garden calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... Amelia Farmers Market , 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Shops of Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Fernandina Beach. No pets. ameliafarmersmarket.com. Fernandina Beach Market Place , 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, N. Seventh Street, downtown Fernandina Beach. ...

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  5. Drowning in Fernandina BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | News 4 Jax

    The Nassau County Sheriff's Office says a 40-year-old man drowned Saturday afternoon at the Scott Road Beach access. The Sheriff's Office says the man was identified as Benjamin Ayers.

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  6. Sheriff: Man drowned off Amelia IslandRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | WTLV

    A man has drowned off the coast of Amelia Island Saturday afternoon, according to the Nassau County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff: Man drowned off Amelia Island FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla.

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  7. Bolles' goal in 2015: Finish the job this timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... need a playoff victory over District 2-4A titan Raines, the chief rival in a district that also includes Fernandina Beach, Jackson and West Nassau. Since 2011, when Raines snapped the Bulldogs' 19-year district winning streak, the series has become ...

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  8. Around the Region: Baby Bookworms program and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... and reading books to build early literacy, school readiness, and social skills. For more, (904) 541-5855. Fernandina Beach entrepreneur Lou Ann Davis has started a campaign to get smokers to clean up after themselves on Nassau County's beaches. ...

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  9. D.R. Horton cornering market on entry-level buyers with Express HomesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Financial News & Daily Record

    ... are 'selling like hotcakes,' said Craig Brewis of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Chaplin Williams. In Fernandina Beach they sell for $170,000. In Callahan, for $140,000. 'It's like a spec home,' he said. 'You've got just two choices for the ...

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  10. Bob McNally's Outdoors OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... with bonus catches of little tunny and jack crevalle. Capt. Jim Johnson of Amelia Island Bait & Tackle in Fernandina Beach fished Tuesday north of St. Marys Inlet and went three for three on 80- to 100-pound tarpon with fishing clients. He was chum ...

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  11. Former Times-Union restaurant reviewer dies in Beach Blvd. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... a mostly deserted newsroom on a Friday night. Mr. Rogers became a full-time writer in 1979, moving to Fernandina Beach where he spent the next three years reporting on city and county commission meetings, robberies, accidents, murders and trials. ...

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  12. Hardeeville names new city managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Bluffton Today

    At a special called city council meeting Thursday, council voted 4-0 to appoint to the position Michael Czymbor of Fernandina Beach, Fla., Czymbor brings several years of municipal government experience. His last position was as city manager of Palatka, Fla., which has a population of 10,000 people.

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  13. Investigators ID victim found near roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | News 4 Jax

    VIDEO: Police in Fernandina Beach are searching for answers after 35-year-old William Ragsdale's body was found dead Tuesday morning on the side of Sadler Road. The Fernandina Beach Police Department are working with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and FHP to find out what happened.

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  14. Fernandina Beach death under investigation TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Florida Times-Union

    What was initially thought to be a possible hit-and-run fatality Tuesday in Nassau County may now not be the case, according to police. The body of a 35-year-old man found about 6:45 a.m. in a parking lot in the 2300 block of Sadler Road in Fernandina Beach by a person walking their dog is being investigated as a possible foul-play case, though no distinct cause of death has been determined, said Fernandina Beach Police Chief James Hurley.

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  15. Death investigation underway in Fernandina BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | WTLV

    Death investigation underway in Fernandina Beach NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. - Officials are investigating a death in Fernandina Beach Tuesday.

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  16. Fatal hit-and-run investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | News 4 Jax

    VIDEO: The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a Fernandina Beach scene where a mans body was discovered Tuesday. Officials say the man died in an apparent hit and run.

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  17. Fernandina Beach fatal accident under investigation Tuesday may be hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Florida Times-Union

    A possible hit-and-run fatality is being investigated Tuesday morning in Nassau County after a person walking their dog discovered the victim, according to police. The body was found about 6:45 a.m. in a parking lot in the 2300 block of Sadler Road in Fernandina Beach and across from the Residence Inn Amelia Island.

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  18. Pedestrian killed in hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | News 4 Jax

    The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating after a man was struck and killed by a vehicle on Sadler Road Tuesday morning. Fernandina Beach Police Chief James Hurley said someone walking a dog about 6:45 a.m. found the victim on the road across from the Residence Inn.

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  19. Steve Bousquet column: Democratic Senate hopefuls searching for votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... three Democratic Senate candidates traveled to Florida's historic and very Republican northeast corner of Fernandina Beach, where Gov. Rick Scott bested Charlie Crist by a 3-to-1 margin last fall. Nassau County Democrats held their annual "Low ...

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  20. Fernandina Beach welcomes new fire chief after a year of issues in department and cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | The Florida Times-Union

    A new leader is coming in to head up the Fernandina Beach Fire Department five months after the previous chief was demoted following issues that also affected city government. Harvey "Ty" Silcox, 49, said he is well aware of what's happened in the department he takes over this week and is excited about the challenge.

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