Participants in a church-organized cleanup in the community include, from left, Christian Ashley, Brianna Chandler, Clinton Heller, Nate Mann, Alex Mortensen, Callie Workman, Jacob Willis, Victor Pogan, Ashlie Buchman and Chris Robinson. (photo submitted)
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Fletcher volleyball player Brooke Ruud (center) leads on a cheer after Fletcher defeated Trinity Christian last Tuesday. (photo by David Rosenblum)
Jacksonville Beach professional surfer Kayla Durden hits the lip of a wave during a recent swell at the Jacksonville beach Pier. (photo by Logan Bowles)
Dunes along the Beaches have been damaged or eliminated by Hurricane Matthew's winds and storm surge. (photo by David Bailey)

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Jacksonville Beach water bills will likely be going up for many customers — due to more accurate meters that may be installed beginning next year.

Homeowners, renters and business owners in St. Johns County may apply for federal disaster assistance for uninsured and under-insured damages and losses resulting from Hurricane Matthew.

"Where two or more are gathered, there is love." The song used often at weddings is also an appropriate theme for the little center at 1112 Third Street, Suite 9, in Neptune Beach.


The Jacksonville Armada FC has launched its 2017 season tickets renewal campaign complete with valuable rewards for supporters.

The third-annual Betty Griffin Center Golf Classic will be held on Friday, Nov. 4, at the St. Johns Golf and Country Club, located at 205 Saint Johns Golf Dr. in St. Augustine.

In a 14-2 vote, the Florida High School Athletic Association Board of Directors voted to approve a new football playoff format during a recent meeting.


Jean Smith Worthley, 92, of Jacksonville Beach, died October 13, 2016. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.

Dolores Wilson, 87, of Jacksonville, died October 15, 2016. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.   

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