At the beachfront near 21st Avenue South, police escort a front end loader moving replenishment pipes south. The equipment was placed to prepare for renourishment of the beach. (photo by Paul Gruenther)
Piper Austin performs a cutback  during the Sisters of the Sea Surf Classic. (photo by Jim Walker)
Senators CJ Harris (22) and Quinn Lizmore (8) wrap up Atlantic Coast running back Caleb Green (6) during Fletcher’s 14-7 district win. (photo by Rob DeAngelo)
photo by Chelsea Wiggs
The Ponte Vedra High School marching band’s trumpet section plays at halftime, wearing new uniforms provided by donors. (photo by Robert Leverock)
Artistic director Bradley Akers fashioned the forest for "Into the Woods" using strips of dyed fabric. (photos submitted)

News Stories

The following students are among the approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program: 

• Stephen E. McIntosh, Duncan U. Fletcher H.S. 

Beaches Watch will host a meet-and-greet with the Congressional District 4 candidates on the general election ballot on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

A local man, a restaurant kitchen worker, had to walk for over an hour to get home after he got off work at 11 because it was too late for a bus.


The annual Croaker Tournament, sponsored by American Legion Post 129 in Jacksonville Beach, will take place Oct. 21 and 22. 

Senators volleyball player Anna Gartner serves the ball during a recent game. (photo by David Rosenblum)

The Senators traveled to Sandalwood Sept. 14, leaving the Saints court with a 25-15, 25-12, 25-4 win. 

The Lionfish Challenge will come to a close Sept. 30, but that is still plenty of time to take and turn in the 50 lionfish it takes to qualify in the program.


Mimi E. Wood, 93, of Jacksonville, died September 17, 2016. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.

Rose Marfuggi, 90, of Ponte Vedra Beach, died September 21, 2016. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.

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