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News Update 08.31.18

Neptune Beach looks in-depth at its paid parking plan, and election results from the Tuesday primary.

News Update 08.17.18

The Neptune Beach City Council upheld the recommendation of its Community Development Board and voted unanimously to deny a Special Exception to TriBridge Residential for an apartment complex on the site of the former Kmart store on Atlantic Boulevard. And Duval County has received federal funds for beach renourishment.

News Update 08.10.18

A Jacksonville Beach Police Officer is expected to make a full recovery after being shot by a suspect Wednesday night. The suspect faces at least to charges of attempted murder. The Neptune Beach City Council will have the final say on the 500 Atlantic project Monday night, and NOAA now says hurricane season has a good chance of being quieter than normal.

News Update 07.20.18

The Neptune Beach Community Development Board rejects a proposal to redevelop the former Kmart property … but the City Council must still weigh in. Jacksonville Beach discusses possible changes in the times alcohol can be served by restaurants.

News Update 07.06.18

There is a new proposal for 500 Atlantic that includes a 74-room boutique hotel on the ground floor, and Neptune Beach takes another step forward with its Jarboe Park refurbishment plan.

News Update 06.29.18

Qualifying for your local beaches elections in November is over, and there are three races in Jacksonville Beach and two in Neptune Beach to be decided. Plus the July 4th holiday and your weather for the week ahead.

News Update 06.15.18

Atlantic Beach is borrowing $1.5 million to purchase a tract of land in Selva Preserve. And Neptune Beach has set a special meeting in July for consideration of the 500 Atlantic project by the Community Development Board.

News Update 06.08.08

The Donna Marathon is moving entirely onto the island for 2019, and the City of Neptune Beach has accepted a proposal for the 500 Atlantic PUD as complete for further consideration.

News Update 06.01.18

We’ve gotten a revision in the hurricane forecast that is in our favor from the prognosticators at the University of Colorado. And a sea turtle workshop is set for Atlantic Beach on June 5.

News Update 05.25.18

NOAA has released its forecast for the 2018 hurricane season, predicting a near- or above-normal number of storms this year. Plus a four-year deal is reached between ABCC and the Web.com Championship tournament.

News Update 05.11.18

JTA has received a major grant for continuing to improve the St. Johns River Ferry infrastructure. And Beaches Energy will be taking part in a solar energy project that will begin to produce electricity by mid 2020.

News Update 05.04.18

Mayport tops the news this week, with the transfer of the Port Authority land in the village back to the City of Jacksonville, and money secured from the state for new docks for the fishing fleet and other boats.


News Update 04.27.18

An Element hotel has been approved for Beach and Third Street in Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach eyes a $1.35 million land purchase, and Neptune Beach hopes to have a new community center in Jarboe Park by late summer.


News Update 04.20.18

Neptune Beach gets a nice boost from the State of Florida for some much-needed drainage projects. And ABET will be moving to NB later this summer.


News Update 04.06.18

Jacksonville Beach City Manager George Forbes announces his retirement. The Neptune Beach City Council continues working on its Jarboe Park makeover, and forecasters at Colorado State University predict a slightly above normal hurricane season.


News Update 03.23.18

The Neptune Beach City Council is divided on engineering work for the Jarboe Park project. In Jacksonville Beach, a developer is asking for a long-term lease on parking spaces for new restaurants. And the Neptune Beach Senior Center needs repairs, but is salvageable.


News Update 03.16.18

Developer TriBridge has returned with a somewhat scaled-down apartment complex proposal for the former Kmart location. And it’s going to be more difficult to build a gas station in Atlantic Beach.


News Update 03.09.18

A new school safety program is implemented in Neptune Beach, and District 13 councilman Bill Gulliford is the March keynote speaker at Beaches Watch.


News Update 03.02.18

Atlantic Beach continues its due diligence concerning Johnston Island, and the Jacksonville Pier is again open for business.


News Update 2.09.18