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DeSantis hits bipartisan ‘sweet spot’ with proposed slash in Florida K-12 standardized testing

By John Haughey The Center Square September 16, 2021 Gov. Ron DeSantis spearheaded the effort to…

Nassau County Board of Commission approves tentative budget

By Cindy Jackson Reporter September 16, 2021 “It’s a double header for sure,” was a comment…

Pat’s Wildways: Leaping Lizards

Pat Foster Turley September 16, 2021 Many of you living here in Nassau County are very…

The Partnership for Mental Health Awards nearly $600,000 in grants

The Community Foundation Press Release Contact: Susan Datz Edelman VP, Strategic Communications [email protected] September 16, 2021…

Musical Fireworks this Weekend in Atlanta!

September 16, 2021

City of Fernandina Beach updates information on credit card processing fees

City of Fernandina Beach September 16, 2021   The City of Fernandina Beach’s credit card payment…

Fiesta de Santa Maria 2021 – This Saturday

Island Hop Craft Beer Fest is SOLD OUT!

BREAKING NEWS September 16.2021   If you were planning to buy tickets at the door Saturday,…

Biden ‘hurricane tax’ could boost Floridians’ property insurance $300 each year

The Center Square by John Haughey September 16, 2021 (The Center Square) – Ballooning reinsurance costs,…

NAMI – Nassau County Florida introduces new board members

NAMI Nassau County Press Release Submitted by Nancy Bell September 16, 2021 Nancy Bell, President of…

Nassau County employees recognized for years of service

Nassau County Insider September 16, 2021 At yesterday’s Board of County Commissioner’s meeting, two employees were…

Nassau Habitat for Humanity welcomes new owners into its first townhouse

By Susan Hardee Steger September 15, 2021 It was a joyous day Saturday for when two…

Amelia Island Tree Conservancy donates $10,000 to Amelia Forever for Little NaNa Dune

Amelia Tree Conservancy Press Release Submitted by Lyn Pannone September 15, 2021 Amelia Tree Conservancy (ATC)…

Amelia Lifelong Learning Classes Offered This Fall

September 15, 2021

FDOH-NASSAU Hilliard WIC Office Currently Under Renovation

Media Release September 15, 2021 Fernandina Beach, FL – The Hilliard WIC clinic will be temporarily…

History Museum program on Cuba kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

  In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, our new temporary exhibit will open this Friday. The…

Amelia Musical Playhouse presents: The Oldest Profession

September 15, 2021 Sep 24 – Sep 26 Directed by: Linda Janca Five aging practitioners of the…

Nassau County Council on Aging and Florida Dept of Health-Nassau publicize opioid prevention

Nassau County Council on Aging Press Release Submitted by Liz Dunn September 15, 2021   Nassau…

Tree planting takes place on Hickory Street in Fernandina Beach

City of Fernandina Beach Friends of the Amelia Island Trails September 15, 2021    

Nassau County Board of Commission maintains “status quo” for beach driving and camping

By Cindy Jackson Reporter September 14, 2021 By a unanimous vote of 5-0, the Board of…

Travel+Leisure Magazine Names Amelia Island Among “World’s Best”

Amelia Island Convention & Visitor Bureau Media Release September 14, 2021 AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (Sept. 9,…

FBCC proclaims Constitution Week September 17–23, 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 8, 2021 Daughters of the American…

Friends team up to raise funds for Barnabas

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Alexandra Winsor, Communications Manager www.BarnabasNassau.org September 14, 2021 Liza Cotter and…

Florida Universities continue to rise in national rankings led by UF

By Peter Schorsch Sunburn September 14, 2021   The University of Florida keeps climbing. A decade…

Fernandina Beach to begin charging Service Fees for credit, debit card payments October 1

City of Fernandina Beach Media Release September 14, 2021 The City of Fernandina Beach will begin…

CAP Mission Statement: Volunteers serving America’s communities, saving lives, and shaping futures.

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 14, 2021 Fernandina Beach’s Municipal Airport…

City Parks & Rec SCUBA Certification begins Sept 17

City of Fernandina Beach Parks & Rec September 14, 2021     The next opportunity for…

Business of golf: Fernandina Beach Golf Club improvements

By Alan Prescott September 14, 2021 Before I give an update on the improvement at the…

Baracoa Artists Exhibit

By Evelyn C. McDonald Arts & Culture Reporter September 2021 On September 17, a unique exhibit…

Nassau Education Foundation announces the second annual membership drive

Nassau Education Foundation Press Release Contact: Susan DeVane [email protected] September 13, 2021 The Nassau Education Foundation…

Amelia Island Book Festival to hold kick-off event October 21

Amelia Island Book Festival Press Release Diana Frank Communications Director September 13, 2021 Visit ameliaislandbookfestival.org to…

9/11 20th Anniversary Tribute Event

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager September 13, 2021 Over 100 people…

Nassau County Schools COVID-19 Report – Week ending Sept 10

Nassau Schools September 13, 2021 Nassau County Schools September 7, 2021 August 27, 2021 Week of…

Timucuan Parks Foundation asks Volunteers to join them for the 2021 Florida Coastal Cleanup

Media Release September 13, 2021 Timucuan Parks Foundation will be leading two cleanups on Saturday, Sept.…

Ron DeSantis bashed for making Florida ‘only state’ not using federal child food aid program

By Jesse Scheckner FloridaPolitics.com September 11, 2021 Florida’s neediest families are missing out on about $820…

Fernandina Harbor Weekly Navigation Report: Week Ending September 5, 2021

September 12, 2021

COVID-19 is still impacting American families and businesses. Do you need financial assistance now?

September 12, 2021 by Emily Wu Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC While some…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Stephan R. Leimberg unseenimages.com September 11, 2021 Editor’s note: A native of Wildwood, New Jersey…

Your boss isn’t emailing you about a gift card

September 11, 2021 by Ari Lazarus Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Did you get an email from…

Passing of Former Nassau County Commissioner Steve Kelley

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager September 11, 2021 It is with…

Tommy Hazouri, lion of Jacksonville politics, passes away at 76

By A. G. Gancarski FloridaPolitics.com September 11, 2021 A legacy like no other in Jacksonville politics.…

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) answers Covid-19 related questions

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 11, 2021   [The EPA website…

Nassau County Road & Lane Closures: Week of September 11-17, 2021

I-95 at Tide Creek Daytime lane closures from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and nighttime lane…

FWC approves three new Florida Saltwater Fishing Records

Media Release September 11, 2021 Whiting (Gulf kingfish) Captain Sidney Little caught the latest Gulf kingfish…

Florida’s summer surge of COVID-19 worse than any Democratic-led state

By Scott Powers FloridaPolitics.com September 11, 2021 Democrats fully control 15 states. Here’s how they compare…

Remembering September 11, 2001

September 10, 2021   Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks. A…

COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report Sept 3 – 9 – Cases down in Nassau County

Florida Department of Health September 10, 2021              

Federal judge blocks Florida from enforcing anti-riot law

The Center Square By John Haughey September 10, 2021 (The Center Square) – Another controversial 2021…

FSCJ to host free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics and Educational Event

Florida State College Jacksonville Press Release September 10, 2021 WHAT: Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ)…

Road closure for pole repair between Atlantic & Beech due to vehicle crash – Sept 11

City of Fernandina Beach September 10, 2021   Last night around 10:00pm, a vehicle crashed into…

Business of Golf: What is your opinion?

By Alan Prescott September 10, 2021 In my last article, I mentioned that I would ask…

Outlier? Poll shows voters still favor Charlie Crist over Ron DeSantis

By Jacob Ogles FloridaPolitics.com September 10, 2021 And they don’t want the GOP incumbent to run…

Nassau County Survey Regarding Beach Access and Parking

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager September 9, 2021 As previously announced,…

Endless Summer Watermelon Ride to take place Sept 12

City of Fernandina Beach September 10, 2021       This Sunday, September 12, the Endless…

Sabatini vows to be first Florida lawmaker to file a ‘Texas Heartbeat Bill’

By John Haughey The Center Square September 10, 2021   With the U.S. Supreme Court opting…

Amelia Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Wins Six Statewide Awards for Outstanding Tourism Marketing

= MEDIA RELEASE AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (Sept. 9, 2021) – During the Florida Governor’s Conference on…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – “Go wander and enjoy a blue highway”

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach September 10, 2021 As its final independently produced film,…

Pat’s Wildways: Free-ranging chickens of the Keys

By Pat Foster-Turley September 9, 2021 I’m sure many of you have heard about the chicken…

Just a Reminder: First Annual Island Hop Craft Beer Fest September 18, 2021

Fernandina Beach Main Street Media Release September 9, 2021   Proceeds from the event will support…

FBCC discusses City fee changes

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 9, 2021 Fernandina Beach City Commissioners…

Florida’s long, hot, ‘sad’ COVID-19 summer

By Scott Powers FloridaPolitics.com September 9, 2021 On Memorial Day, the summer looked really good. It…

Greenway Nature Walk signup – Sept 10

City of Fernandina Beach September 9, 2020 The last in the Greenway Nature Walk series is…

FOAR From Home Golf Tournament: September 17

Media Release September 9, 2021   To register, please visit www.foarfromhome.com/events

Nassau County Conservation Land Acquisition and Management Committee to Meet September 16

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager September 9, 2021 In January 2021,…

State cannot enforce its mandate against school mask mandates

The Center Square By John Haughey September 9, 2021 (The Center Square) – Florida cannot enforce…

FBCC considers 2 voluntary annexation requests, approves only one

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 8, 2021 The Fernandina Beach City…

The “Case of the Lost FEMA Document” is solved

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 8, 2021 At the end of…

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event: October 9

Keep Nassau Beautiful Media Release September 8, 2021

Fernandina Beach Police Officer celebrates 23 years of service

Fernandina Beach Police Department September 8, 2021   This is Sergeant Billy Haney. This week Sergeant…

September 2021 FBCC Dog of the Month: Petey

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 8, 2021 Petey made his public…

FBCC holds first Public Hearing on FY2021/22 proposed millage rate

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 8, 2021 The Fernandina Beach City…

The business of golf: A memorable PGA Professional

By Alan Prescott September 8, 2021 Several articles prior, I discussed the life of a PGA…

Waste Tire Amnesty Day: September 11

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager September 7, 2021   The annual…

On the job training for city employee

City of Fernandina Beach September 7, 2021   Welcome to the team, Gavin Kay (pictured left)!…

Fernandina Beach Police needs your help locating stolen scooter

Fernandina Beach Police Department September 7, 2021   Friday morning about 5:10am, one of our local…