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Walk, bike, run for Katie - News Leader
In the early morning hours of April 18, the parking lot in front of the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center will be abuzz with walkers, cyclists and runners all geared up and ready to participate in the Katie Ride for Life. The annual event is named for ...
Fire chief demoted, raps commissioners - News Leader
Fernandina Beach Fire Chief Jason Higginbotham has accepted a demotion to deputy fire chief/fire marshal offered last week by City Manager Joe Gerrity. Peter Bergel, hired last year as deputy fire chief to alleviate the department’s alleged lack of ...
Charles D. Fouraker - News Leader
Dr. Charles D. Fouraker, 84, of Callahan, FL passed away Friday evening, March 20, 2015. He was born February 1, 1931 in Wellborn, FL and moved to Callahan 20 years ago from Jacksonville, FL. He was a member of Franklin Street Baptist Church and was a ...
Alisha Michelle “Lisa” Kirkpatrick - News Leader
Miss Alisha Michelle “Lisa” Kirkpatrick, age 39, passed away on Wednesday. March 18, 2015 at Baptist Medical Center in Fernandina Beach, FL. Lisa was a native and lifelong resident of Jacksonville until moving to Nassau County in 2000 to be near her ...
Steve Frank Mitchell - News Leader
Steve Frank Mitchell, Jr., 90, of Tifton passed away Monday, March 23, 2015, at Maple Court Assisted Living. A graveside funeral service will be held for Mr. Mitchell at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 27, 2015, at Oak Ridge Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest.
Hans Fryburg - News Leader
On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015, Hans Fryburg’s long struggles against cancer came to a peaceful and painless end at his home on Amelia Island. Born in Hohenlinburg, Germany on January 22nd, 1929, he graduated from Cologne University in Germany with a ...
Kinder Morgan pipeline to go through Nassau - News Leader
A proposed 360-mile pipeline to move refined petroleum products from Louisiana and Mississippi to the Southeast United States would run through West Nassau County. Kinder Morgan, an energy company that has proposed building the pipeline and which operates ...
Thomas John Ryan Jr. - News Leader
Thomas John Ryan, Jr., age 72, of Fernandina Beach, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 16, 2015 at NE Florida Community Hospice, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Jacksonville with his wife and their dog beside him. Born in Jersey City, NJ, he was the only son ...
Mary Lynne Harper - News Leader
Miss Mary Lynne Harper, age 54, of Fernandina Beach, passed away on Tuesday morning, March 17, 2015 at the Bill and Jane Warner Center for Caring at Baptist Medical Center in Fernandina Beach. Born in Jacksonville, she was the youngest of three children ...
$100 million in auction proceeds - News Leader
RM Sotheby’s, the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, achieved total sales of more than $60 million for its 17th annual Amelia Island sale, the first since RM Auctions and Sotheby’s formed a partnership in February.
Annette Stone Ogilvie - News Leader
Annette Stone Ogilvie “Mema,” 82, of Fernandina Beach, FL, passed peacefully at home surrounded by the love of family on March 15, 2015. She was born in Hickox, GA on September 23, 1932. She was the youngest of three children born to the late John and ...
Debra Reno - News Leader
Debra Reno, 56, of Yulee passed away Thursday morning, March 12, 2015 at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, FL. She was born November 2, 1958 in Dearborn, MI and moved to Yulee, FL in 2003 from Belleville, MI. Debbie was an upbeat and outgoing person.
Harriett Ann Traeye Williams - News Leader
Mrs. Harriett Ann Traeye Williams, age 82, beloved wife of the late Dr. Alvin R. Williams, passed away on Friday morning, March 13, 2015 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law. She was the youngest of four daughters born to the late Harry Aloysius and ...
Ricky Cintron - News Leader
Ricky Cintron, 37, passed away passed away Sunday evening, March 15, 2015 as a result of a vehicular accident in Yulee, FL. He was born April 23, 1977 in the Panama Canal Zone and had been living for the past year in Key West, FL. Previously he made home ...
John Wallace Zimmerman - News Leader
John Wallace Zimmerman, age 85, peacefully went to heaven this Wednesday morning, March 11, 2015. He had many enjoyable years with his wife, family and friends and in the end succumbed to congestive heart failure. "Zim" was born April 25, 1929 and grew up ...