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Farewell, Faircloth

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Students and parents parade through the bus loop at Callahan Elementary School Friday morning during the Fairwell Faircloth parade. Principal Sabrina Faircloth, wearing the red boa, is retiring.

Work grants available

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The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced May 21 that Florida was awarded $12 million in federal funding through the Disaster Recovery Dislocated Worker Grant in response to COVID-19

Honoring the fallen

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Shane Bray reads the names of Nassau County residents who died in service while Dave Lewis strikes a bell in remembrance during a tribute to fallen comrades at Jones Cemetery May 25 as VFW Post 100

Church encourages youth as school ends

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Callahan First Baptist Church volunteers spread cheer to students as they closed out the school year. The bags were filled with treats and essential items as well as encouraging messages.

CMS PTO shows appreciation

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The Callahan Middle School PTO presents the school custodians with a Dewalt rechargeable battery-operated leaf blower May 20.

Sonshine send-off

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Sonshine Christian Academy held commencement at Crossroads Family Worship Center May 17. Around 20 people attended the ceremony due to social distancing.

Barnabas donations assist residents

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, Barnabas Center is on the front line, responding to the needs of individuals and families in crisis. Financial contributions assist this effort.

Petree enters hall of honor

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Action Martial Arts magazine inducted Callahan resident Jonathan Petree into the Hall of Honor by naming him the 2019 Esteemed Modern Warrior.