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Pirates head to state; Lady Hornets qualify for region - News Leader
The Pirates are going to state. The Fernandina Beach High School boys golf team, district champions, took second place at the region tournament at Holiday Golf Club in Panama City Tuesday. Gulf Breeze was crowned region champion with a score of 310 to ...
Thomas Elwood Byrd - News Leader
Mr. Thomas Elwood "Woody" Byrd, age 61, of Jacksonville, FL, passed away Tuesday evening, October 21, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Byrd was born on May 2, 1953 in Folkston, GA, one of five children born to the late Charlie and Grace Byrd. He was a graduate ...
Annette Horne Lee - News Leader
Annette Horne Lee, 77, of Fernandina Beach, Florida, passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2014 at the St. Vincent Medical Center in Jacksonville. Mrs. Lee was born in Lake City, Florida to the late Corbett and Cassie [Clark] Horne. She had lived in ...
George Francis Clegg - News Leader
Mr. George Francis Clegg, age 84, passed away at his home on Amelia Island, FL on Saturday evening, October 18, 2014. Born in Floral Park, NY, he was the second eldest of eight children born to the late Ambrose Augustine and Mildred Frances Mehringer Clegg.
Appeals Court: Killer deserved hearing on claim - News Leader
A Bryceville man convicted in 2009 of bludgeoning his wife to death with a hammer at his parents’ home has been granted a hearing in a claim of ineffective counsel during his murder trial. Michael S. Ratley, who is representing himself, claims Circuit ...
‘It was really just happenstance. I didn’t go looking for the guy.’ - News Leader
It was an old grudge – nearly a decade had passed – but when Allen J. Fourtunia saw his former boss at the Walmart Supercenter in Yulee Tuesday evening, he took the opportunity to mow him down with his car. But according to several 911 calls Fourtunia ...
Library to close Nov. 19- Dec. 12 - News Leader
The good news is the new wing of the Fernandina Beach branch of Nassau County Libraries will be completed sooner than expected. The bad news is, for library patrons anyway, the library will be closed for more than three weeks to accomplish the move.
No gag order in teacher sex case - News Leader
Nassau County Circuit Court Judge Adrian Soud has denied a media gag order sought by defense attorneys for Daniel Wright, the Fernandina Beach High School media teacher charged with having sex with an underage student and child pornography. Callahan ...