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‘Consummate pro’ dies doing what he loved — flying - News Leader
Investigators are still trying to find out why an experienced commercial pilot from Yulee crashed into the Lofton Creek marsh Monday morning within minutes of taking off from the airstrip at the Flying A Ranch where had lived for the last 30 years.
Attorney to board: don’t leave a trail of public records - News Leader
Don’t write it down. When it comes to keeping secrets a secret, there is a greater chance of success if the secret is not in writing. “Records are public records,” said attorney Clyde Davis. Davis is the legal representative for the Nassau County ...
County shoots ‘nasty’ geese - News Leader
Geese are under fire at the judicial center in Yulee for soiling the sidewalks. County officials say the droppings are a health hazard and they can no longer tolerate geese using the center’s courtyard as their open air outhouse. So, they’re flushing ...
Athena Harpe Bladen - News Leader
Mrs. Athena Harpe Bladen, age 48, of Yulee, FL passed away Tuesday morning, July 22, 2014 at the Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach. Mrs. Bladen was born on March 1, 1966 in Jacksonville, FL. A lifelong resident of Yulee, Mrs. Bladen was a 1984 ...
Mary E. Kaveney - News Leader
Mary E. Kaveney, 91, died peacefully on July 20, 2014 of natural causes at her home at Westminster Oaks in Tallahassee. She was born on October 4, 1922 in Reading, PA, to James R., Jr. and Ruth Hoverter Werts of Reading, PA. She is survived by daughters ...
James Oliver - News Leader
Mr. James "Jim" Oliver, age 79, of Fernandina Beach, FL, passed away Tuesday morning, July 23, 2014 at the Warner Center for Caring in Fernandina Beach. Mr. Oliver was born on February 11, 1935 in Hagerstown, MD, the second son of five children to the late ...
Dredge permit stuck in the muck - News Leader
The city of Fernandina Beach has withdrawn its permit application for an experimental water injection dredging machine, according to James Maher of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Maher said Tuesday the department wanted to see what ...
Money to service Yulee going to West Side - News Leader
Money collected for new development in Yulee and set aside to fund future fire service in Yulee is going to build a new fire station in Hilliard. The Nassau County Commission came up with this equation July 7 in a 4-1 vote. The reason is money ...
A struggle to regulate signs on A1A - News Leader
Signs are like magic when it comes to selling cars. “If we’ve got an older car and we want it to go away, we put a sign on it,” said Paul Clark, owner of Paul Clark Ford in Yulee. “And whiz-bang, like wizardry. Gone.” Clark, who spoke to the ...
New law for mobile vending vehicle (that’s a food truck) - News Leader
Don’t call them food trucks. In Nassau County we’re calling them mobile food vending vehicles. “I know that sounds painful, “said Growth Management Director Peter King. “But I couldn’t just call it a food truck.” King said he had to cover a ...