Farmer’s markets offer a wide variety of goods, ranging from fresh fruits and vegetables to handmade crafts and prepared foods. (photo by Jessica Fondo)
Surfer Fletcher Schaier rides a wave during the HEAL Riding the Wave of Autism event in Jacksonville Beach. (photo by David Rosenblum)
The Fletcher High School Dance Ensemble (photo submitted)
The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Ponte Vedra Beach was built entirely by volunteers. (photo by Linda Borgstede)
Atlantic Beach police enjoy pizza delivered to the department July 13 to show appreciation for police efforts in the community. From left are Dale Hatfield, Tricia Anderson and Paul Diakos. (photo submitted)
Candy Breidert, president, St. Vincent DePaul; MJ Brown, president of Beaches Community Kitchen; and Ellen Hopkins gather at the Pablo Towers Cafe.

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In a recent letter to Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm.

If you’ve been outside at all during the past few weeks, you have probably seen more people than usual staring at their phones.

In order to complete vessel improvements and the remaining Ft. George slip wall repairs, the St. Johns River Ferry is temporarily closed through Sunday, July 31.


Ponte Vedra High School senior Mackenzie Morris spikes the ball during a match in St. Augustine Beach in the Bud Light Beach Volleyball event. (photo by David Rosenblum)

Ponte Vedra High School senior Mackenzie Morris, who is set to begin her senior season in high school and plays volleyball for the Sharks, will be attending Florida Atlantic University to play beac

Every summer as the Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament approaches, I can’t help but reminisce about my childhood and being on a boat during the tournament.

Sadie Butler of Marsh Landing watches a tee shot during the final round. (photo by David Rosenblum)

Many of Northeast Florida’s top junior golfers took on the Atlantic Beach Country Club golf course during the 25th annual Greater Jacksonville Junior Golf Championship.


Melissa White Buchanan, 50, of Ponte Vedra, died July 19, 2016.  Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.

Dorothy Marie Cvercko, of Jacksonville, died July 23, 2016. Arrangements by Quinn-Shalz Funeral Home, (904)249-1100.

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