Gentry Groshell works on a painting. (photo submitted)
Shown are, from left, Recreation Director Timmy Johnson, Beaches Resource Center Foundation Board President Samantha DeCarlo, Mayor Mitch Reeves and Recreation Committee President Grant Healy. (photo from city of Atlantic Beach)
Outgoing Fletcher High School principal Don Nelson (left) welcomes new principal Dean Ledford to the Senator family. (photo by Chelsea Wiggs)
Shown are Jon Hays' wife, Annette, right, and daughters, Taylor and Jennifer Hays, along with granddaughter, Leighton. (photo submitted)
Beaches Chapel Church has invited the neighbors to a free weekly block party on its Neptune Beach campus. (photo by Linda Borgstede)
Beef rack of ribs

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The 2016 "Woofstock" will be held Saturday, June 25, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Klutho Park, 204 W. 3rd St., Jacksonville.

The Atlantic Beach City Commission will discuss automating the gates at Dutton Island and Tideview Parks to prevent users at the parks from getting locked in as the gates are locked an hour after s

To provide more parking to the Town Center Business District, the Atlantic Beach City Commission will discuss Monday purchasing a home on East Cost Drive that could provide approximately 50 parking


Tonya Dana holds a 30.5 inch redfish caught during the early evening bite in Palm Valley. (photo submitted)

Last weekend’s rough seas kept most anglers deep in the creeks or off the water completely.

Kona Skatepark will hold its anniversary party with a fund raiser Saturday.

Surfing instructor Felix Santiago gives a young surfer a lesson on how to paddle prior to taking the grom out into the water. (photo by David Rosenblum)

On Saturday, several young surfers will hit the waves during the second of three Super Grom Festival events scheduled for this summer. 


Maxine Smith Hall, 79, passed away Friday, June 17, 2016 at a local Hospice Facility after a long battle with cancer.

Marcia Ann “Marcy” Silkebaken

Born July 9, 1952- At Rest June 21, 2016.

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