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Standard Marine Building has new owners

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 20, 2021 The Standard Marine building…

Wildlight announces award-winning homebuilders for Phase 2 of Forest Park Neighborhood

Media Release June 20, 2021 WILDLIGHT, FLA. – June 16, 2021 – Raydient Places + Properties announced today that PulteGroup,…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By John Bond June 19, 2021 Editor’s Note: Since 1984, John’s home base has been Denver,…

🍻ESPAÑA @ MOCAMA🍻 on June 28th

Media Release Mocama June 19, 2021 We are excited to announce a partnership event with our…

This is By How Much Alzheimer’s Is Expected to Increase in Florida

By Hristina Byrnes and Grant Suneson, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square June 19, 2021 The…

2 Nassau County residents aboard plane that went down in St. Marys River

June 18, 2021 News4Jax has reported that a Cessna 150 two-seat, single-engine airplane, that took off…

Fernandina Beach thanks Nan Voit for > 25 years of service

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 16, 2021 Nan Voit retired as…

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announces additional $175 million available through “Rebuild Florida Mitigation”

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Press Release June 17, 2021 Today, the Florida Department of Economic…

FBCC passes ordinances on noise, alcohol, & food trucks on First Reading

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 18, 2921   At their June…

City of Fernandina Beach recognizes Annette Perry for 22 years of service

City of Fernandina Beach June 18, 2021       This is Annette Perry. Today Annette…

Calling all artists!

Island Art Association June 18, 2021

FDOT Projects Receive Recognition from American Council of Engineering Companies of Florida

Florida Department of Transportion Press Release June 18, 2021 Today, the Florida Department of Transportation received…

As hurricane season intensifies, Florida’s ‘insurer of last resort’ increasingly on hook

By John Haughey The Center Square June 18, 2021   Two weeks into the 2021 hurricane…

City of Fernandina Beach names new Deputy Police Chief

Fernandina Beach Police Department Mark Foxworth, Chief of Police June 18, 2021     The City…

Homebuyers’ search for low taxes fuels Florida in-migration

By John Haughey The Center Square June 18, 2021 With home costs rising across the country,…

Nassau County Board of Commission Regular Meeting: Building heights, and E-Bikes

By Cindy Jackson Reporter June 18, 2021 “Introduced into the record was a letter addressed to…

FBCC debates FY2021-22 funding for local non-profit agencies

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 17, 2021 Each April, the City…

Pat’s Wildways: Nature at the Zoo

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. June 17, 2021   When you visit a zoo you expect to…

Juneteenth Jump-Off Event scheduled for Saturday, June 19

June 17, 2021

City’s Residential Garbage and Recycling delayed

City of Fernandina Beach July 17, 2021 Waste Management/The Advanced Disposal crew is short-staffed this week…

City thanks Wanda Lanier for leadership of Barnabas Center for 11 years

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 17, 2021 Wanda J. Lanier, who…

Breaking News: President Biden signs legislation making Juneteenth a national holiday

From the Washington Post … The U.S. Office of Personnel Management said in a tweet that…

Elm Street Sportsman Association dedicates Memorial Bench to Charles Albert – June 19

June 17, 2021

Fernandina Beach Monthly Budget Report: May 2021

By Pauline Testagrose City of Fernandina Beach Comptroller June 17, 2021 Fernandina Beach Comptroller Pauline Testagrose…

Tuesday afternoon storm causes damage at Bosque Bello Cemetery

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release June 16, 2021</strong Unfortunately, we experienced major storm damage at…

Cross the Line Paddle for Veterans Saturday, June 19, 2021

Media Release June 19, 2021 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm Join Cross the Line Foundation…

Fernandina Beach to observe Juneteenth on June 19, 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 16, 2021 At the June 15,…

FBCC drops eminent domain efforts to acquire O’Steen – Simmons property

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 16, 2021   In what is…

10 questions posed to Nan Voit on her retirement as Parks and Recreation Director for the City of Fernandina Beach

City of Fernandina Beach June 16, 2021 Editor’s Note: We thank Nan Voit and wish her…

City of Fernandina Beach PEG Committee to launch event for city cable channel

June 15, 2021 City of Fernandina Beach Judie Mackie Pirate Communication June 15, 2021 Who: The…

DeSantis signs property insurance bill, says lawmakers ‘must do more’ to lower costs

By John Haughey The Center Square June 15, 2021 Florida’s 6.5 million businesses and homeowners will…

Low cost spay/neuter vouchers available

Nassau County Insider June 15, 2021 To reduce the number of unintended dog and cat litters…

The “Invader Raiders” tackle invasive plants at city parks – More volunteers needed

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release – June 15, 2021     “The Invader Raiders,” a…

NassauTransit Island Hopper revises schedule

Nassau County Council on Aging Press Release June 15, 2021 The Island Hopper, a public transportation…

Utility Billing alerts debit and credit card paying customers to re-register

City of Fernandina Beach June 14, 2021   Do you pay your utility bills through the…

The business of golf – “Start a program of improvement and let the public know.”

By Alan Prescott June 14, 2021 “The Federal government has recently awarded the City of Fernandina…

Stand up to cyberbullying

June 14, 2021 by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Pride Month is about connecting with…

Looking for work? Avoid job scams

June 14, 2021 by Emily Wu, Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC If you’re looking for…

DeSantis criticizes Fauci, CDC, NIH

The Center Square By John Haughey June 14, 2021   (The Center Square) – Florida Gov.…

CLAM Committee Members Appointed

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager June 14, 2021 In January 2021,…

Upcoming City of Fernandina Beach meetings

City of Fernandina Beach June 14, 2021

Florida Department of Health weekly COVID-19 results – June 4 – 10

Florida Department of Health June 13, 2021 Editor’s Note:  The Florida Department of Health closed its…

13 year old bitten by shark at Seaside Park

Fernandina Beach Fire/Rescue Press Release Ty Silcox, Fire Chief www.fbfl.us June 13, 2021 At approximately 2:26…

Amelia Island Museum’s Third on Third – “The History of Boat Building on Amelia Island”

Amelia Island Museum of History June 13, 2021  

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Hal and Kirsten Snyder http://www.moonbeampublishing.org June 12, 2021 Editor’s Note: The Snyder husband and wife…

Your guide to protecting your privacy online

June 12, 2021 by Maneesha Mithal Associate Director, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, FTC The…

Amazon Flex didn’t deliver as promised, and now must pay

June 12, 2021 by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Were you an Amazon Flex driver…

Amelia Island Tourism Making Rapid Rebound

Media Release Amelia Island Convention & Visitor Bureau June 12, 2021   AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (June…

Nassau County road & lane closures: week of June 12-18, 2021

I-95 at St. Mary’s River Daytime lane closures Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for…

Dedication Ceremony for Nassau County Fire Station 71

Media Release Office of the Nassau County Manager June 11, 2021 Nassau County, Florida, June 11,…

Free “Movie Night in the Park” at Yulee Athletic Field sponsored by Nasssau County Recreation

Nassau County Insider June 11, 2021     This event will take place on Saturday, June…

Nassau Humane Society Cattery reopens, cat adoptions resume

Nassau Humane Society Press Release June 10, 2021 “As a precaution, Nassau Humane’s intake department is…

Push for COVID-19 vaccinations by July 4

Nassau County Emergency Management June 11, 2021 Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding completed his undergraduate studies at Johns…

Northeast Florida Parade of Homes Honors TrailMark and Tributary Model Homes

Media Release June 11, 2021   JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (June 2, 2021) – GreenPointe Developers, LLC, proudly…

Florida Board of Education officially bans critical race theory from state classrooms

The Center Square By John Haughey June 11, 2021 “Duval County School Board member Lori Hershey,…

Shrimp boat hits jetties – 3 rescued

By Susan H Steger June 11, 2021     News4Jax  reported 3 shrimpers were rescued in…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – The third home value; taxable value

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach June 10, 2021 I concluded my introductory budget article…

Pat’s Wildways: A Day at the Zoo

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. June 10, 2021 How many of you have been to the Jacksonville…

Boys & Girls Clubs members achieve academic honors

Boys & Girls Clubs of Nassau County Andrew Schmidt, Senior Director of Development and Marketing [email protected]

Barnabas Center announces retirement of Wanda Lanier, and welcomes new CEO Jamie Reynolds

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Alexandra Winsor Communications Manager www.BarnabasNassau.org June 10, 2021 The Barnabas Center…

Proposed rule bans critical race theory in Florida schools

The Center Square By John Haughey June 10, 2021 (The Center Square) – The Florida Board…

Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2021 Awards Ceremony – Part IV

June 10, 2021 Editor’s Note This is the fourth and last in a series of photos…

City Signups for Tennis Clinics underway

City of Fernandina Beach June 10, 2021

“We Command” – Ross asks Circuit Court for access to port records

By Adam Kaufman Legal Analyst June 9, 2021 Chip Ross, among other things, is a citizen…

City installs audible pedestrian crossing feature at 8th & Beech to help visually impaired

City of Fernandina Beach June 9, 2021     In response to a request from a…

Nassau BOCC proclaims “Code Enforcement Appreciation Week”

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager June 8, 2021   6/7/21 @…

What’s happening at the Cummer Museum this summer

Media Release Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens 829 Riverside Avenue Jacksonville, Florida 32204 Phone: 904.356.6857

More money is coming to families…and scammers are ready

June 9, 2021 by Lisa Lake Consumer Education Specialist, FTC As part of the American Rescue…

City of Jacksonville with help from the North Florida Land Trust could soon acquire the first property for the McCoys Creek Restoration Project and the Emerald Trail

  North Florida Land Trust Media Release June 10, 2021 Jacksonville, Fla., June 9, 2021 –…

Barnabas awarded grant from the partnership for mental health

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Alexandra Winsor, Communications Manager www.BarnabasNassau.org June 7, 2021 Barnabas Center was…

Florida to invest $37M in cybersecurity

By John Haughey The Center Square June 9, 2021 Ransomware attacks against municipalities, government agencies and…

Jacksonville leads nation in professional ‘in-migration’ as Florida population, wealth swell

By John Haughey The Center Square June 9, 2021 Florida’s three largest metro areas collectively led…

Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2021 Awards Ceremony – Part III

June 8, 2021 Editor’s Note This is the third in a series of photos which recognizes…

Nassau County has a new fire station in Yulee

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager June 8, 2021 The contractor finished…