In the News

Man Drowns in Rough Surf

Rescue swimmers from Fernandina Beach Fire-Rescue, the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office, and an off-duty Fernandina Beach Lifeguard responded and began searching the rough waters.

FSCJ Fire Academy Wins Award

Florida State College at Jacksonville’s (FSCJ) Fire Academy of the South has been named the 2016 Florida Fire Service Training and Education Provider of the Year.

The Permanent Closing of Centre Street

There is a meeting January 10th, at City Hall on Ash Street in Fernandina Beach (6:00 p.m.) to discuss the closing of Centre Street. If you have a dog in this hunt, you may want to show up!

Police Investigation becomes Homicide Case

An early morning argument turned into a violent confrontation outside a Fernandina Beach residence as one man was stabbed and another man has been charged with 1st Degree Murder.

Local Man Chases After Robbery Suspect

A man realized his wallet was missing after deliberately being bumped into at the Green Turtle; Thaxton Rowe was leaving his job, heard the commotion and chased after the suspect.

Van T Barfoot died…

Remember the news story several months ago about a man in Virginia who defied his local Homeowners Association, and refused to take down the American Flag on his property?