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Restaurant Notes: Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries to Yulee

Nassau County received a pre-application for Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries to build in Yulee in The Home Depot parking lot. The application shows it will be a 2,490-square-foot drive-thru and dine-in restaurant on 0.9 acres. It appears to be the second Hwy 55 in the area. Hwy 55...
YULEE, FL
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CITY OF KINGSLAND HOLIDAY CLOSING NOTICE

City Of Kingsland Holiday Closing Notice: Independence Day Holiday. The City of Kingsland administrative offices will be closed on Monday, 7/4/2022 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. City offices will reopen on Tuesday, 7/5/2022 with regular business hours. The Kingsland sanitation department will be working their regular schedule with...
KINGSLAND, GA
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Board to Designate $4 Million in American Rescue Plan Act Funding to Town of Callahan to Expand Water & Sewer Services for Economic Development and Job Growth in Nassau County

Nassau County, Florida, June 23, 2022 – The Crawford Diamond Industrial Park is a McCallum Sweeney Certified Industrial Park consisting of 1,814 acres and approved for up to 10.5 million square feet of heavy industrial use. It’s proximity to three ports, two interstates, and two railroad lines makes it a prime location for Economic Development with the opportunity to brings thousands of jobs to Nassau County. However, attracting companies has been difficult due to the site’s lack of water and sewer services.
NASSAU COUNTY, FL
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Town of Callahan awarded $4 million to build water plant

The Town of Callahan will receive $4 million through the Florida Job Growth Grant Fund to construct a clean water supply plant at Crawford Diamond Industrial Park, a 1,800-acre industrial ‘mega-site’. “I am happy to support a project that will spur economic growth and create long-term value,” said...
CALLAHAN, FL
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Three seek open Nassau School Board seat, Lissa Braddock unopposed

Braddock’s only filed opponent, Ashley Benoit, did not qualify. Wagner, a former teacher at Yulee Elementary School, is presently the assistant principal at Windy Hill Elementary in Duval County. He came in third in a three-way race for Nassau County School Superintendent in 2020, drawing 10.2% of the vote. Current Superintendent Kathy Burns claimed 50.8% of the nearly 25,500 votes cast, followed by Dale Braddock, who received 38.8% of the vote.
NASSAU COUNTY, FL
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SpartanNash Shoppers Vault $242K in Funds for Special Olympics. SpartanNash announced that its recent campaign supporting Special Olympics athletes and Summer Games in its Midwest footprint has raised $242,050. This is the 38th year that the Michigan-based food solutions company has worked with Special Olympics. Donations were accepted throughout the...
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Albert and JoLynn Tinsley

Albert and JoLynn Tinsley, of Yulee, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2022. Funeral services for Mr. and Mrs. Tinsley will be noon Friday, June 24, 2022, at Yulee Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at the church beginning at 10:30 a.m. They will be laid to rest at Hughes...
YULEE, FL
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Delores Doyle

On June 13, 2022, Delores Doyle, 82, of Yulee, after a brief stay at the Warner Hospice Care Center in Fernandina Beach, passed away. Delores was born March 7, 1940. She was the second of four children born to Mary Thelma and Stephen B. Swearingen in Jacksonville, Fla. She was...
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Jo Lynn Tinsley

Jo Lynn Tinsley, of Yulee, Fla., passed away June 16, 2022, with her beloved husband, Albert “Ray” Tinsley. Jo Lynn was born on July 11, 1937, in Newell, Ala., to the late R.D. Prescott and Bessie Lovvorn Prescott. She grew up and went to school in LaGrange, Ga. After moving with her family to Jacksonville, Fla., she was married and had a son, Rickey Lashley, who preceded her in death.
YULEE, FL
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Albert “Ray” Tinsley

Albert “Ray” Tinsley passed away June 16, 2022, with his beloved wife, JoLynn Tinsley. They were at the beginning of a trip. They both loved to travel, and they were so excited about getting to put aside doctors’ visits and the mundane things of life and getting to go on a trip again. They had many fond memories of trips to the mountains and brought home souvenirs each time they traveled.
YULEE, FL
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William Robert ‘Bill’ Booth

William Robert ‘Bill’ Booth, 71, of Folkston, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. He was born in Munich, Germany on January 20, 1951 to the late Ruben Clarence Booth and Vivian MacManus Booth. He was a member of Rehoboth Christian Fellowship. In addition to his parents, he...
FOLKSTON, GA
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Emory Lankford Griffis, Jr.

Emory Lankford Griffis, Jr., 63, of Folkston, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2022 in Jacksonville, FL. He was born March 3, 1959 in Folkston, to the late Emery L. Griffis, Sr. and Eva Gertrude Perritt Griffis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Tony...
FOLKSTON, GA
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Coach Jesse Crews awarded The Dwight Keith Award

One of Charlton County’s most recognized educators, coach and commissioner won another award for his continued dedication to the county’s children and athletic programs. Coach Jesse Crews was awarded The Dwight Keith Award in recognition of his outstanding coaching record, service to the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association, sportsmanship and dedicated loyalty to the highest and best in competitive athletics.
CHARLTON COUNTY, GA
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Walter Lynwood ‘Chip’ Eason, Jr.

Walter Lynwood “Chip” Eason, Jr., 66, of Folkston, passed away at his home Saturday, June 11, 2022. He was born in Thomasville, GA to the late Walter Lynwood Eason, Sr. and Mary Evelyn Turner Eason on November 25, 1955. He worked in the mobile home industry for over 40 years in Jacksonville, FL and Folkston, GA. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Yulee, FL.
FOLKSTON, GA
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