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Nassau County Launches Redistricting Website and Schedules Public Meetings for Decennial Census

MEDIA RELEASE Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer (904) 530-6010 [email protected] Florida, October 15, 2021 – In…

Breast Cancer Awareness and “Pink Day”

From The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager October 17, 2021 At the October…

FWC certifies new state record butterfly peacock bass

Media Release October 17, 2021 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) fisheries biologists certified…

Herschel Walker Jacksonville fundraiser set for Florida/Georgia weekend

By A.G. Gancarski FloridaPolitics.com October 17, 2021 A Republican Senate candidate and college football legend will…

City’s Annual Christmas Tree Lightning – Accepting vendor applications

City of Fernandina Beach October 13, 2021           Now accepting vendor applications…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Chuck Stines October 16, 2021   Editor’s Note:  Chuck Stines retired to Amelia Island in…

Hapag Lloyd Reroutes European Container Service To JAXPORT

FDOT Media Release October 16, 2021 Hapag Lloyd has temporarily rerouted a European-U.S. container service through…

North Florida Land Trust Names New Director of Conservation Acquisitions

Media Release October 16, 2021 Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 14, 2021 – North Florida Land Trust has…

Share your input on largemouth bass aquaculture for food

Media Release October 16, 2021 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants your input…

Fernandina Beach Police Department visits “Kid City USA”

Fernandina Beach Police Department October 16, 2021     Members of the FBPD had the opportunity…

Florida National Guard: COVID-19 mission is over

By Jason Delgado FloridaPolitics.com October 16, 2021 ‘Over the course of 20 months, we did almost…

Florida Department of Health Weekly COVID-19 Situation Report – Week Ending Oct 14

Florida Department of Health October 15, 2021              

Nassau County Road & Lane Closures: Week of October 15-22, 2021

I-95 at Tide Creek Daytime lane closures Sunday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.…

Nassau County Council on Aging offers free “Caregiver Stress-Busting Program”

Nassau County Council on Aging Press Release By Liz Dunn Communications Director [email protected] October 15, 2021…

Ron DeSantis warns that kids may not get toys for Christmas

By A.G. Gancarski FloridaPolitics.com October 15, 2021 ‘We don’t even know if the kids will get…

What is the official Florida state butterfly?

By Susan Hardee Steger October 15, 2021

Florida property insurance market’s ‘staggering losses’ are ‘not sustainable’

By John Haughey The Center Square October 15, 2021 Many Florida property insurers are seeking double-digit…

Enjoy Fernandina’s Market Place and 25th Annual Amelia Cruizers Car Show on Centre Street – Saturday, Oct 16

Fernandina Market Place By Judie Mackie October 15, 2021 Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines and…

State lawmakers call for force structure boot for under-manned Florida National Guard

The Center Square By John Haughey October 15, 2021 “Eifert told the Senate panel that Florida…

Weekly Comments By Dale Martin — More Citizen Surveys to come

Submitted by Dale Martin Fernandina Beach City Manager October 15, 2021 The City Commission recently approved…

Pat’s Wildways: Happenings at the Inlet

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. October 14, 2021 Living in Fernandina Beach there are always unexpected happenings…

“Collecting family history with a Harley and a camera,” subject of Genealogical Society Meeting Oct 19

Amelia Island Genealogical Society Press Release By Rob Portegies-Zwart October 14, 2021 The Amelia Island Genealogical…

Fernandina Beach Police Reserve Officer Lee retires

Fernandina Beach Police Department October 14, 2021       Today Reserve Officer Len Lee hung…

Fernandina mourns the loss of Tim Belcher

October 14, 2021 Editor’s Note:  Everyone in Fernandina Beach knew Tim.  He was often seen riding…

Centre Street Amelia Cruizers Car Show, Saturday, Oct 16

City of Fernandina Beach October 15, 2021 Traffic pattern changes! “The Amelia Cruizers Car Show is…

Need a replacement vaccine card?

Nassau County Insider October 14, 2021     If you received your COVID-19 Vaccine in the…

City of Fernandina Beach forms Youth Advisory Board

City of Fernandina Beach October 14, 2021   Meet the official City of Fernandina Beach Youth…

DeSantis administration: $1.1 billion in Medicaid money on its way

By Christine Jordan Sexton FloridaPolitics.com October 14, 2021 The federal government has given Florida “conditional approval”…

Speakers question Nassau County’s economic development strategies

By Cindy Jackson Reporter October 12, 2021 The process of approving a budget for Nassau County…

Charlie Crist unveils ‘Justice For All’ reform agenda

By Jacob Ogles FloridaPolitics,com October 13, 2021 Chief planks include restoring voting rights and implementing universal…

Nassau County Council on Aging hosts Seaman Corporation volunteers

Nassau County Council on Aging Liz Dunn By Communication Director October 13, 2021 Nassau County Council…

FSCJ’s DramaWorks to Present Updated Version of the Classic Story of the Italian Folktale “Pinocchio”

FSCJ Media Release October 12, 2021 Florida State College at Jacksonville’s (FSCJ) DramaWorks will present the…

FWC approves a draft proposal for limited, highly regulated harvest of goliath grouper

Media Release October 13, 2021 At its October meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission…

Invasion of the Landscape Snatchers

from the County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager October 10, 2021 Please see the…

On the waterfront with City Engineer Charlie George

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst October 12, 2021 People of Fernandina, take…

Florida’s late $2.5 billion AHPA school funding request charts academic ‘COVID-19′ slide’

The Center Square By John Haughey October 12, 2021 “The application charts a “COVID-19 slide” in…

Nassau County Sheriff’s Officers support National Breast Cancer Survivor Month

Nassau County Sheriff’s Office October 12, 2021

As winter crops are planted, Florida’s Congressional delegation demands protections against Mexican imports

By John Haughey The Center Square October 12, 2021 Both Florida’s U.S. senators and two-thirds of…

For-profit colleges on notice

October 12, 2021 by Carol Kando-Pineda Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC For-profit colleges sometimes…

Nassau County Fire Rescue Awarded Life-Saving Equipment Grant to Help Keep Community Safe

Press Release Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer (904) 530-6010 [email protected] October 12, 2021 Grant is part…

Florida bill would require point-of-sale retailers accept cash

2By John Haughey The Center Square October 12, 2021   A proposed Florida bill would require…

Nassau County Schools COVID-19 report – Week ending Oct 8

Nassau County Schools Press Release October 11, 2021   Week Ending September 24, 2021    …

Advice for introducing new hunters – from a new hunter!

Media Release October 11, 2021 Plus, learn how you can be a part of the FWC’s…

City proclaims October 2021 “National Colonial Heritage Month”

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst October 6, 2021 Below is a Proclamation…

Amelia Island Bird Club schedules trip to Goffinsville – October 16

Amelia Island Bird Club Bill George Contact: [email protected] October 10, 2021 The Amelia Island Bird Club…

Nassau County Council on Aging launches “Santas for Seniors”

Nassau County Council on Aging By Liz Dunn October 11, 2021 Join Nassau County Council on…

Sen. Marco Rubio to hold local office hours on October 15, 2021

October 8, 2021 Florida Senator Marco Rubio wants to make sure that you are aware of…

Fernandina Harbor Weekly Navigation Report for Week ending October 3, 2021

October 11, 2021

Fernandina Beach Main Street helps local businesses

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst October 11, 2021 Fernandina Beach Main Street…

Unbiased help with Medicare through Florida/Nassau County Extension Service

University of Florida/Nassau County Extension Service Submitted by Anne Sparkle October 8, 2021 UF/IFAS Extension Nassau…

FWC approves new regulations for spot and Atlantic croaker on Atlantic coast

Media Release October 10, 2021 At its October meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission…

Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Partnering with Florida Chamber of Commerce for Campaign School and Community Leadership Training Program

Media Release Nassau County Chamber of Commerce October 10, 2021 Have you ever wondered how people get…

Florida Department of Transportation Is One of Just Seven Winners Of 2021 National Roadway Safety Award

Media Release October 9, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) received…

It’s time to file your 2022-23 FAFSA form

October 9, 2021 by Carly Johnson Intern, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC If you’re…

DeSantis, GOP leaders silent on calls for Florida Election audits by Trump supporters

The Center Square By John Haughey October 8, 2021 (The Center Square) – The Lake County…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Dana Hermanson October 9, 2021 Editor’s Note: Dana Hermanson and his wife Heather are part…

Florida Dept of Health Weekly Situation Report for Nassau County – Week ending Oct 7

Florida Dept of Health October 8, 2021                  …

Nassau County Grand Jury indicts Patrick McDowell for First-Degree Murder in killing of Deputy Moyers

Office of the State Attorney 4th Circuit October 8, 2021 State Attorney Melissa Nelson announces the…

Florida’s Answer to the Global Supply Chain Crisis

  Press Release October 8, 2921 SAVE TIME & MONEY BY CALLING ON FLORIDA SEAPORTS Don’t…

Nassau County road & lane closures: week of October 8-15, 2021

I-95 at Tide Creek Daytime lane closures Sunday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.…

Nassau County Halloween Festival Updated

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager October 8, 2021 10/7/21 @ 11:40…

FSCJ to Host Virtual Town Hall, “College and COVID-19: Teaching and Learning in the New Normal”

FSCJ Media Release October 8, 2021  WHAT:           Florida State College at Jacksonville’s (FSCJ) Center for Civic…

Vy Star Credit Union Celebrates Larry Myers for 40 Years of Service

VyStar Press Release October 8, 2021 Editor’s Note:  The Fernandina Observer congratulates Larry Myers for his…

In praise of public employees: Florida City Government Week October 18-24, 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst October 6, 2021 The October 5, 2021…

Florida to cuff 10 districts for defying mandatory mask ban

The Center Square By John Haughey October 9, 2019 Teacher Vanessa Rosario greets students outside of…

Meteor Shower Tonight

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager 10/8/21 @ 9:15 a.m. – Nassau…

Weekly comments by Dale Martin – “Thank you to everyone who contributes to this great place.”

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach October 8, 2021 At every City Commission regular meeting…

New development on Bonnieview Road?

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst October 7, 2021 What initially looked like…

Pat’s Wildways: Country Roads

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. October 7, 2021 I often write about short road trips emanating from…

Masking requirement at Nassau County Schools ends Friday

Nassau County Schools Press Release October 7, 2021

Fernandina Beach Police Chief welcomes new law enforcement officer

City of Fernandina Beach October 7, 2021 The FBPD would like to welcome our newest member,…

2021 Military & Veterans Expo

October 7, 2021

Fernandina Beach Farmers’ Market to feature pumpkin treats

Fernandina Beach Market Place Farmers’ Market Submitted by Judi Mackie October 6, 2021 October 9th is…

DeSantis says DOJ probe into school board threats meant to ‘squelch dissent’ by ‘concerned parents’

The Center Square By John Haughey October 7, 2021 (The Center Square) – Florida Gov. Ron…