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5 New Jacksonville Area Houses For Sale
JACKSONVILLE, FL — Looking for a new house nearby, but getting tired of seeing the same old listings every time you search online? Thanks to our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.
In Bosque Bello history unfolds . . .
The City of Fernandina, in cooperation and collaboration with the Florida Public Archaeology Network’s Northeast Region and a recently formed volunteer-based organization known as the Friends of Bosque Bello are united in their interest and dedication to preserving Fernandina Beach’s historic Bosque
Chilly start! Stormy weather expected later this week across Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. - It's a chilly start to the week Monday as colder and drier air moved into Central Florida. It will be sunny a cool with an average high of 66 degrees across Central Florida, Certified meteorologist Brian Shields said.
Georgia K-9 that lost eye after being shot in head is released from hospital
A Georgia K-9 that was shot during a traffic-stop confrontation that killed a police officer has lost an eye, but was released from a veterinary hospital Saturday and is expected to make a full recovery.
This Amazing Seafood Festival In Florida Is The Best Way To Start The New Year
It’s never too early to start planning for the unique events that take place throughout Florida. In fact, just a mere month away is one of the most spectacular seafood festivals that our great state has to offer. We’re talking fresh seafood, nautical vendors, live music, a boat show, and so much mor
Judge Foster rules retirement Dec. 31
Accolades, quips and well wishes filled the courtroom Dec. 7 for retiring Administrative Judge Robert M. Foster. After a 31-year career and nearly 25 years in Nassau County, the longtime judge will exit the bench Dec. 31.
Three projects moving to finalize building permits
Three projects have recently passed technical review in the city of Fernandina Beach and are now on their way to finalize building permits. Look to see work begin early in the new year on transforming the former First Baptist Church School building on North 5thStreet into Lofts on 5th condominiums.
Duval man killed after car crashes into tree on the Northside
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said they are investigating a single car crash that claimed the life of a Northwest Jacksonville man. According to JSO, officers responded to a traffic accident around 3:00 a.m. Sunday.
Nassau County Community Band schedules Christmas Concernt
The Nassau Community Band performs their Holiday concert on Thursday, December 20th, at 7:00 p.m. at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. Take a ‘Sleigh Ride’ to enjoy ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’, and have a ‘Most Wonderful Time’, as you sing along to ‘Pop’ selections, as a ‘White Christmas’ is enjo
City owned North Front Street building coming down . . .
Demolition on the former home of “Island Seafood,” located at 101 North Front Street and acquired by the City of Fernandina Beach in 2016, has begun. According to a November 13, article by Suanne Thamm, “The subject property was purchased by the City of Fernandina Beach for the purpose of gaining ri
City shops for new ideas for Vuturo property
The Fernandina Beach Main Street program has projects underway and lots of plans for the New Year, according to Executive ... PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!
TRC advises applicants on next steps in moving projects forward
The Technical Review Committee (TRC) of the City of Fernandina Beach met for three hours on December 13, 2018 and conducted 7 pre-application discussions for potential new or redevelopment projects, many of which involve a change in use.
Florida veteran dies after genitals become gangrenous; family blames nursing home: report
An 84-year-old Army veteran in Jacksonville, Florida, died after he reportedly developed a gangrene infection in his genitals. Now his family members allege the nursing home where the veteran lived ignored his condition until it was too late.
5 New Open Houses In The Jacksonville Area
JACKSONVILLE, FL — Shopping around for a home online can be a somewhat inefficient process. To get a real feel for a house, you really have to see it it yourself. That's where open houses come in handy: A chance to try before you buy!
Yulee drivers have 2 more years of construction on State Road 200
YULEE, Fla. - Drivers in Yulee, Florida, are fed up with the ongoing construction on State Road 200 also known as A1A, but they are going to have to endure it for about two more years.
These Florida Restaurants Ordered To Clean Up
FLORIDA -- Some clues to a bad restaurant are easy to spot: Nasty smells, grimy tables or unkempt employees are all red flags. But sometimes the problem is harder to pin down, such as food stored at improper temperatures or unclean kitchen equipment.
Florida police get expanded ‘stand your ground’ immunity
Florida law enforcement officers can invoke the state’s “stand your ground” self-defense law to protect themselves from criminal prosecution in some instances of deadly force, the state Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday.
Woman killed on New Year's Day remembered by her family
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Loved ones of a 24-year-old shot and killed at a BP gas station on New Year's Day gathered to remember her life. Sahara Barkley’s 25th birthday would have been Saturday, and her mother, Rosie Brooks White, hosted a vigil in her honor.
Florida man dies of genital rot in nursing home from lack of care
A family is preparing a lawsuit and the state is investigating after a case of gross negligence led to the death of an Army vet at a nursing home in Jacksonville, Florida. York Spratling, 84, was admitted to Consulate Health Care in December 2016 and three months later he was dead after his genitals
Tanker hauling hazardous materials overturns on the Westside
Jacksonville Fire Rescue Hazmat responded to the scene of an overturned tanker about 8:30 am Saturday. According to JFRD, it will take some time to clean up the scene and tow the tanker away.