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Judge Fahlgren Sets Contempt Hearing for Ragucci

By Adam Kaufman Legal Analyst July 28, 2021 As a result of a hearing held on…

Nassau County Emergency Management – Too many young un-vaccinated adults with COVID-19 requiring medical attention

Nassau County Emergency Management July 27, 2021 Editor’s Note: Hospitalization figures for Baptist Health Nassau are…

Back to School Sales Tax Holiday begins this weekend

July 28, 2021 Consumers can purchase qualifying back-to-school supplies exempt from tax during the 2021 Back-to-School…

Florida sued for ending $300 weekly federal benefit as unemployment system hacked

By John Haughey The Center Square July 28, 2021   Florida’s CONNECT unemployment site collapsed in…

America’s Youth awards Barbara Noden Scholarship to three Fernandina Beach High School graduates

By Susan Hardee Steger July 28, 2021 Students and volunteers of America’s Youth gathered yesterday to…

A far away but familiar galaxy

By Evelyn C. McDonald Arts & Culture Reporter July 27, 2021   Star Wars, Jurassic Park,…

FBCC adopts adjusted rollback rate as tentative millage rate for FY 2021/22

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 28, 2021 At a Special Meeting…

Port seeks $15M RAISE grant to improve operations, security, and local economy

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 27, 2021 From the Port’s RAISE…

Nassau County Board of Commission approves tentative millage rate on 4 – 1 vote

By Cindy Jackson Reporter July 27, 2021 The Nassau County Board of Commissioners met Monday, July…

Nassau County Implements New Software to Streamline Procurement Process

PRESS RELEASE Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer [email protected] Nassau County, Florida, July 27, 2021 – We…

CREED’s School & Sports Physicals canceled due to COVID-19

CREED Press Release Submitted by Janet Baker July 27, 2021 It is with great disappointment because…

Connect with others living with M S – Support Group to meet

M S Support Group Press Release Submitted by Jim Montgomery July 27, 2021

Mosquito borne illnesses advisory issued

Press Release Nassau County Health Dept. Amber Lee [email protected] (904) 557-9164 July 27, 2021 Fernandina Beach,…

Nassau County Council on Aging to host “Veterans Helping Veterans Support Group”

Nassau County Council on Aging Press Release Submitted by Liz Dunn July 27, 2021 “Kerrie Albert,…

City of Fernandina Beach welcomes Turner to Code Enforcement team

City of Fernandina Beach July 27, 2021       Welcome Crystal Turner to the City’s…

Fernandina Beach Police Department recognizes Walt Sturges for 44 years of service

Fernandina Beach Police Department July 27, 2021       This is Walt Sturges. Today Walt…

Florida to be ‘insurer of last resort’ for 766,000 properties by year’s end

The Center Square By John Haughey July 26, 2021 (The Center Square) – In November, Citizens…

Nassau County Accepting Nominations for Properties to be Acquired for the Conservation Land Acquisition Management Program

Nassau County Planning Department Press Release 96161 Nassau Place Yulee, Florida 32097 July 26, 2021 The…

639 new COVID cases in just one week – Number of newly vaccinated more than doubles

Nassau County Emergency Management July 26, 2021

Burglary suspect nabbed – Charged with 3 counts

Fernandina Beach Police Department July 26, 2021 An example of community and police working together. Over…

John Merrill Homes Ribbon Cutting in Yulee

Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Press Release July 26, 2021  

A safety tip: What to do if someone is sick in your household?

Nassau County Emergency Management July 26, 2021

FSCJ Center on Economic and Financial Education Participants Honored by Florida Council on Economic Education

Media Release July 26, 2021 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Twelve local educators received honors from the Florida…

FBPD Chief presents Police Command Team to FBCC

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 26, 2021 Fernandina Beach Police Chief…

Nassau County Emergency Managements asks COVID “no-vaxxers” to participate in anonymous survey

Nassau County Emergency Management July 26, 2021     If you have opted NOT to get…

Fernandina Harbor Marina Weekly Navigation Report – Week Ending July 19

Fernandina Harbor Marina July 26, 2021

Florida has gained more than 900,000 new jobs since last June

By John Haughey The Center Square July 26, 2021 Employers in Florida hired nearly 70,000 workers…

Ross Prevails: Judge says Records Rejection by Port Director “Frivolous”, OHPA Contractor “Wastes” Court’s Time

Submitted by Adam Kaufman Legal Analyst July 25, 2021 After a three (3) hour hearing in…

Island Art Association to hold “Express Yourself” workshop

Island Art Associaation July 25, 2021   EXPRESS YOURSELF – BIG TIME! Tuesday, October 26, 10:30am…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Dana Hermanson July 24, 2021 Editor’s Note:  Dana Hermanson and his wife Heather are part…

FSCJ to host “Entrepreneurial Thinking and Career Planning Event

Florida State College of Jacksonville Press Release July 24, 2021 WHAT: Florida State College at Jacksonville…

Save the Date: FWC Redfish Summit August 24 in Ocala

SAVE THE DATE: Redfish Summit 2021 Please join us for a day-long public discussion on redfish biology…

Attorney argues Florida felon voting law ‘categorial denial’ under 19th

The Center Square By John Haughey July 24, 2021 It’s a narrow case, but the eventual…

COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report shows surge continuing in Nassau County – Week ending July 22

Florida Department of Health July 24, 2021 Editor’s Note:  We have another sobering report showing the…

Waste Management responds to City complaints

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 23, 2021 Printed below is the…

Nassay County Road & Lane Closures: Week of July 24-30, 2021

FDOT July 23, 2021 Nassau County I-95 at St. Mary’s River (30.743993, -81.654541) Nighttime lane closures…

CDC update on “Vaccination Tracker” in Nassau County

Center for Disease Control July 23, 2021    

Florida Medicaid enrollment tops 4.8 million, surpassing forecast growth

By John Haughey The Center Square July 23, 2021 Florida’s Medicaid enrollment increased by 1% in…

Fernandina Beach Police Captain celebrates 20 years of service

Fernandina Beach Police Department July 23, 2021   This is Captain Freddie Peake. Today Freddie is…

AMP presents The Sound of Music in August

      Join us for the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, The Sound of Music,…

Fernandina Beach Market Place – Squash, Zucchini and more . . .

Fernandina Beach Market Place Press Release Submitted by Judi Mackie July 21, 2021 We have a…

Reports: Among 3 most populous U.S. states, Florida fares the best, California the worst

By Bethany Blankley The Center Square July 23, 2021   Among the three most populous state…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – The proposed city budget

Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach July 23, 2021 Honorable City Commissioners, Residents, and Staff of…

Pat’s Wildways: Natural History Museum and more in Gainesville

By Pat Foster-Turley,  Ph.D. July 22, 2021 If you are looking for a cool way to…

City Police Department recognizes employment anniversary of two officers

Fernandina Beach Police Deparment July 22, 2021 Today we recognize Officers Mitchell Alvin and Zachary Sieh…

Baptist Health monthly report shows 44% of COVID-19 patients are 40 or younger

Baptist Health Jacksonville Press Release July 22, 2021 “More than 97% of our COVID-19 patients ARE…

Nassau County Council on Aging partners with Rosalyn Carter Institute for Family Caregiving Workshop

Nassau County Council on Aging Press Release July 22, 2021 Learn Hands-on Strategies for Dealing with…

Nassau County Medical Society sends a message to those not vaccinated against COVID-” . . . our hospital is overflowing”

Nassau County Emergency Management July 22, 2021   Local physicians stand united in recommending immunization against…

Nassau County Commissioners Aaron Bell and Thomas Ford Presented with FAC Presidential Advocacy Awards

Media Release Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer July 22, 2021 Nassau County, Florida, July 20, 2021…

Yulee High School educator honored by Florida State College Jacksonville

Florida State College Jacksonville Press Release July 21, 2021 FSCJ Center on Economic and Financial Education…

FBCC moves forward on downtown waterfront improvements

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 22, 2021   With neither fanfare…

New/amended Ordinances address noise, alcohol in vehicles, food trucks

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 23, 2021 At their July 20,…

Another challenge to 2020 Florida felon-voting law to be heard Thursday

The Center Square By John Haughey July 22, 2021 (The Center Square) – The 11th U.S.…

Fernandina Beach City Manager proposes flat millage rate for FY2021/22

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 21, 2021 Section 71 of the…

Baptist Hospital officials join Jacksonville Mayor and other health professionals to discuss COVID surge

By Susan Hardee Steger July 21, 2021 Editor’s Note: As of today, Baptist Medical and its…

Fernandina Beach Commissioner urges vaccinations to stem rise in Covid cases

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 21, 2021   In light of…

Nassau County Clerk to activate online filing of “value petitions” once TRIM notices mailed

Nassau County Value Adjustment Board John A. Crawford, Clerk to the VAB July 21, 2021 What…

CDC provides public health COVID guidance for fully vaccinated people

Florida Department of Health Press Release July 21, 2021 Editor’s Note:  To view the complete Center…

Fernandina Television welcomes organizations to submit content

City of Fernandina Beach July 21, 2021 Content creators, businesses, and non-profit organizations are welcomed to…

City of Fernandina Monthly Budget Report: June 2021

by Pauline Testagrose City Comptroller July 21, 2021 Fernandina Beach Comptroller Pauline Testagrose provided the June…

Chamber offers Campaign School and Community Leadership Training Program

Media Release Nassau County, FL (July 20, 2021) Have you ever wondered how people get elected to…

Florida Department of Health Nassau offers COVID vaccines and testing

Florida Department of Health Nassau July 20, 2021

Sheriff Leeper attends graduation ceremony at Florida Youth Ranch Camp

Nassau County Sheriff’s Office July 20, 2021 On Sunday, July 18, 2021, Sheriff Bill Leeper attended…

Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks Host July 21 Workday at Castaway Island Preserve

Media Release Jacksonville, Fla., July 19, 2021 – Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks will be hosting…

Fernandina Beach Police Department welcomes deputy chief

Fernandina Beach Police Department July 20, 2021     The FBPD would like to welcome Deputy…

FDOT and FLHSMV announce “Operation Southern Shield”

Florida Dept of Transportation Florida Highway Patrol Press Release July 20, 2021     ~ Southeastern…

City police receive training on the importance of mental well being

Fernandina Beach Police Department July 20, 2021

DeSantis to appeal federal ruling which prohibits state enforcing “vaccine passport”

The Center Square July 20, 2021 (The Center Square) – Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday that…

Breakthough: One family’s journey through vaccination and infection

By Benjamin Morrison July 19, 2021 ” . . . if you think you are immune…

COVID cases in Nassau County more than double in a week – Vaccines available

Nassau County Insider July 19, 2021 A Message From Nassau County Emergency Management COVID Cases Increasinging…

Nassau County road and lane closures: week of July 17-23, 2021

I-95 at St. Mary’s River Nighttime lane closures Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. for…

Fernandina Harbor Marina “Weekly Navigation Report” for week ending July 11

Fernandina Harbor Marina July 19, 2021

Tree Diaper?

City of Fernandina Beach July 19, 2021

Florida Department of Health “Weekly Situation Report” on COVID for Nassau County

Florida Department of Health July 19, 2021   Previous Report

First phase of Amelia River Waterfront Resiliency Project explained

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 17, 2021 If the Fernandina Beach…