Pictured are animals at the Single Vision, Inc., facility in Melrose. (photo submitted)
A fund-raising dinner to benefit Single Vision, Inc., for the protection of vanishing wildlife will be held Saturday, Feb. 27, from 6:30-10 p.m. at the Atlantic Beach Country Club. Sponsored by Leslie Platock, Marzena Mignone, Wendy Hattery, Shannon... more
Alec Adamec, Olivia Martinez, Jessica Goldman and William O’Hara.
The Exchange Club of Jacksonville Beaches selected Fletcher High seniors Olivia Martinez and Alec Adamec, and Ponte Vedra High seniors Jessica Goldman and William O’Hara, as its Students of the Month for February. Martinez, of Jacksonville Beach,... more
This was a record-setting season for PVHS cheerleading. (photo submitted)
After placing at Regionals last month, the Ponte Vedra High School Varsity Cheerleading Team earned a trip to the  FHSAA State Championship recently at the USF SunDome in Tampa. They placed first in semi-finals and went on to place fourth in the... more
U.S. Sen. Leverett Saltonstall of Massachusetts congratulates Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Bernie Webber (right), Seaman 1st Class Richard P. Livesey (second from right) and Petty Officer 3rd Class Andy Fitzgerald during the Treasury Department’s Gold Lifesaving Medal ceremony in May 1952. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)
Five years before he became a member of the celebrated “Gold Medal Crew,” Richard P. Livesey of Fairhaven, Mass., was a wet-behind-the-ears recruit stationed at the U.S. Coast Guard Receiving Center in Mayport, Fla. The son of a retired Navy chief,... more
K9 Brownie is shown with warrior Michelle (center), along with Interact members Mark Caldwell, Eli Reeves, Gabe Reeves, Jaxon Naramore, President Matthew Caldwell, Vice President Ashley Peterson and Brown. (photo submitted)
Members of the Interact Club at Fletcher High School recently attended the graduation of their K9s for Warriors service dog, Brownie, named after club sponsor Doug Brown. To assist with dog funding, the club will host a $10 trivia night on Feb. 9 at... more
The Beaches Leader / Ponte Vedra Leader is pleased to present two exciting upgrades to its service: our brand new website and e-Edition, a digital version of our newspaper.  E-Edition is an exact replica of the printed edition of The Beaches Leader... more
Pictured are animals at the Single Vision, Inc., facility in Melrose. (photo submitted)
Alec Adamec, Olivia Martinez, Jessica Goldman and William O’Hara.
This was a record-setting season for PVHS cheerleading. (photo submitted)
U.S. Sen. Leverett Saltonstall of Massachusetts congratulates Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Bernie Webber (right), Seaman 1st Class Richard P. Livesey (second from right) and Petty Officer 3rd Class Andy Fitzgerald during the Treasury Department’s Gold Lifesaving Medal ceremony in May 1952. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)
K9 Brownie is shown with warrior Michelle (center), along with Interact members Mark Caldwell, Eli Reeves, Gabe Reeves, Jaxon Naramore, President Matthew Caldwell, Vice President Ashley Peterson and Brown. (photo submitted)

News Stories

Neptune Beach City Manager Andy Hyatt announced during Feb.

The Jacksonville Beach City Council voted 5-2 Feb. 1 not to spend $20,000 on a traffic study to determine if 1st Street should be made one way between Beach Boulevard and 6th Avenue North.

Peterbrooke Chocolatier hosted a grand opening of its recently-relocated store in the Sawgrass Village Shopping Center at 333 Village Main St. on Feb. 5.

Sports

Registration for Upward Flag Football league and cheerleading in Jax Beach is currently under way.

The 2016 FHSAA Class 3A Girls Soccer Championship was held Feb. 4.
See the Feb. 11, 2016, edition of The Leader for coverage of Ponte Vedra High School's championship game.

The sixth annual Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity Gala and Golf Classic is set for Saturday, March 12, at TPC Swagrass in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Obituaries

FIORE, PAUL JOSEPH

Paul Joseph Fiore died peacefully on Monday, February 1, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida at the age of 87.

GRIGGS, BONNIE FAYE

Bonnie Faye Griggs passed quietly over into Glory from her home in Jacksonville, FL early February 1st, 2016. She was born in McRoberts, KY July 5th, 1935, one of five children.

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