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December 27, 2022

Flight cancellations persist at Jacksonville International Airport

Southwest Airlines canceled all 18 of its flights out of Jacksonville International Airport on Tuesday. One Delta flight also was delayed, and experts expect more delays and cancellations throughout the day. Airlines are playing catchup after a massive winter storm buried several major cities under inches of snow over the holiday weekend. Read the rest of this story at News4Jax,

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December 15, 2022

Neighbors push back against townhomes near downtown Fernandina

A proposal to tear down four homes and make way for townhouses just steps away from historic downtown Fernandina Beach drew dozens of people to a Planning Advisory Board meeting Wednesday night. Residents pushed back against the proposal, sharing concerns about how they believe the development would change the character of the neighborhood and community. Others cited concerns over flooding

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November 14, 2022

Small plane makes emergency landing on the beach

A small plane made an emergency landing Monday morning at Anastasia State Park’s beach, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. St. Johns County Fire Rescue confirmed that the pilot was not hurt and that no other injuries were reported. The yellow single-engine plane lay upside down in the surf. News4JAX spoke with the pilot, who said he taxied OK on

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October 4, 2022

‘Operation: Heavyweight’ nabs 54 drug suspects in Nassau County

A monthslong, multi-agency investigation named “Operation: Heavyweights” has resulted in 54 arrests and the seizure of hundreds of pounds of illegal narcotics, Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper announced Tuesday. According to the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office, its Joint Narcotics Task Force has been investigating numerous people, their homes and other areas with a high volume of illegal drug activity in

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September 30, 2022

Vilano Beach house declared unsafe after Ian washes away sea wall

A two-story house is perched precariously over Vilano Beach after storm surge and tide during Tropical Storm Ian washed away most of its sea wall, driveway and underlying ground. The house’s wooden stilts are completely exposed with no sand or structure to support the bottom of the house. An “unsafe” sticker was placed on the home for building officials and

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