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South 13th Street homicide Town Hall Meeting allays concerns

By Susan Hardee Steger December 2, 2021 Friends of homicide victim Colleen Potts, neighborhood residents, and…

News4Jax reports three killed in Callahan shooting

News4Jax December 1, 2021 News4Jax is reporting that 3 individuals, were killed at 7:00 a.m. today…

Fernandina Beach Police releases Police Report on South 13th homicide

Fernandina Beach Police Department December 2, 2021 Editor’s Note:  This is a two-page report released by…

LGBTQ Community Fund Awards a total of $107,000 to five local agencies

Community Foundation of Northeast Florida Press Release Contact: Susan Datz Edelman VP, Strategic Communication [email protected] December…

When scam calls target your client or loved one

December 1, 2021 by Amy Hebert Consumer Education Specialist Calls from scammers are annoying and can…

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report – Week ending Nov 25

Florida Department of Health December 1, 2021                  …

Amelia Island Art Association to hold “Capturing the Light” workshop

Amelia Island Art Association, December 1, 2021

Nassau County Delegation to meet on December 13

Nassau County Insider December 1, 2021 Editor’s Note:   The City’s local bill to be presented at…

Update: Town Hall Meeting to discuss South 13th Street homicide to be held at Martin Luther King Center

By Susan Hardee Steger November 29, 2021 Editor’s Note:  The Town Hall Meeting will be held…

DeSantis to ask state lawmakers to cut state gas and fuel taxes by $1 billion to offset rising gas prices

The Center Square Florida By Bethany Blankley November 30, 2021    (The Center Square) – Florida Gov.…

Amelia Island CVB Completes Distribution of Amelia Island Foundation Funds

Media Release November 30. 2021   Take Stock in Children, Nassau County Ocean Rescue Final Two…

Joy to the Children brings “Curbside Christmas” to disadvantaged children and their families

Joy to the Children Press Release Submitted by Loyd Pakradooni November 30, 2021 We are happy…

Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberley opens at Amelia Community Theatre

Amelia Community Theatre Submitted by Linda McClane November 29, 2021 With wit and good cheer, Amelia…

Have you registered? Council on Aging “Glimpse of Tuscany” Virtual Silent Auction around the corner

Nassau County Council on Aging Liz Dunn Marketing & Communications Director November 30, 2021 Here’s what…

Amelia Island Bird Club schedules field trip to Huguenot Memorial Park – Dec 4

Amelia Island Bird Club By Bill George [email protected] November 30, 2021 The Amelia Island Bird Club…

City of Fernandina Beach Police Dept welcomes new employee

Fernandina Beach Police Department November 30, 2021   We would like to welcome Agnes White to…

Free Holiday Arts & Crafts Bazaar to be held Saturday, Dec 4

Front Porch Beads Press Release Submitted by Joann Fullwood November 30, 2021 Subject: Holiday Arts &…

Fernandina Beach Police to hold ‘Town Hall Meeting’ to discuss October South 13th Street homicide

By Susan Hardee Steger November 29, 2021 Deputy Chief Jeff Tambasco, informed the Fernandina Observer that…

Story & Song presents Happy Holidays & All That Jazz

Story & Song Neighborhood Bookstore Bistro 1430 Park Avenue Amelia Island, FL 32034 November 29, 2021…

BearWise® Communities Making a Difference Across the Southeast

November 29, 2021 Reducing human-bear conflicts one community at a time RALEIGH, NC (November 29, 2021) – Sprawling…

An afternoon of art lectures scheduled for 2022

Cummer Amelia Press Release November 30, 2021   Cummer Amelia is pleased to announce it will…

Family Support Services to use proven model in lending child welfare services in Pasco and Pinellas

Family Support Services Press Release November 29, 2021   “Not long ago, the system of care…

Campaign to expand sports betting forecasts major economic impact, increased state revenue

By Scott Powers FloridaPolitics.com November 29, 2021 Study says sports betting would create 30K jobs, $247…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Pat Foster-Turley November 27, 2021 Editor’s Note: Many of you know Pat Foster-Turley through her…

How to spot and avoid common health scams

November 28, 2021 by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC As a caregiver for a family…

What are people reporting at DoNotCall.gov?

November 28, 2021 by Amy Hebert Consumer Education Specialist, FTC In the past 18 years of…

New regulations for spot and Atlantic croaker on Atlantic coast effective Dec. 1

Media Release November 27, 2021 New regulations for spot and Atlantic croaker in state waters from…

TrophyCatch to give away new bass boat in live drawing

Media Release November 27, 2021   One lucky TrophyCatch registrant is going to win a brand-new…

Nassau County Road & Lane Closures November 27-December 3, 2021

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

Little Women’s Club shows appreciation to the Fernandina Beach Police Department

Fernandina Beach Police Department November 27, 2021     A GREAT BIG THANKS to Susan Childers…

Fernandina Pirates Club fills shopping carts to support Child Advocate Rapid Response Team during Thanksgiving

Pirates Communication Press Release Submitted by Judi Mackie November 26, 2021 Members of the Fernandina Pirates…

Fernandina Beach Christmas Tree lighting – Saturday, Nov 27

City of Fernandina Beach November 26, 2021 City of Fernandina Beach Christmas Tree Lighting! November 27,…

Pat’s Wildways: Fall sights

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. November 25, 2021 Autumn is a beautiful time here on Amelia Island.…

Let Us Be Truly Thankful for Family, Friends and Community

A Thanksgiving Message from the Fernandina Observer November 24, 2021       “Over the river…

Nassau County schedules Public Hearing for Redistricting

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager November 24, 2021 11/24/21 @ 10:00…

American Heart Association: Avoid holiday diet stress

American Heart Association Press Release November 24, 2021 Just in time for holiday feasts, the American…

Nassau County Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2020/2021

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager November 24, 2021   11/23/21 @…

Nassau County Sheriff’s Office updates community on Otter Run shooting

Nassau County Sheriff’s Office Ashley Spicer Public Information Officer November 24. 2021 On Tuesday, November 23,…

Yulee Shooting in Otter Run subdivision

Information from Nassau County Sheriff’s Office Asley Spicer Communications Officer November 23, 2021 Cindy Jackson, a…

Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare partners with Fernandina Beach Police Dept to create City’s first co-responder unit

Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Laureen Pagel, Ph.D., CEO [email protected] November 23, 2021 Yulee, Fla: Starting Point…

Better odds than the lottery: Florida Holiday Money Hunt

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst November 23, 2021   Did you know…

Nam Knights Motorcycle Club donates $5000 to Fernandina Shop With Cops

Fernandina Beach Police Department November 23, 2021   A HUGE THANKS to the Nam Knights Motorcycle…

Donate safely this Giving Tuesday

November 23, 2021 by Rosario Méndez Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC Giving Tuesday…

City police participate in Foar From Home sendoff

Fernandina Beach Police Department November 20, 2021   We were honored to be part of the…

Crist, DeSantis spar over high gasoline prices

The Center Square By Bethany Blankley November 23, 2021 (The Center Square) – Democratic Congressman Charlie…

Oasis Marinas/Fernandina Harbor weekly navigation report for November 14, 2021

Nassau County Schools COVID-19 Report – Week ending Nov 19

Nassau County Schools November 22, 2021

Jax Symphony Holiday Pops Concert December 10

Celebrate small business at the “$1000 Start Ups Small Business Fair” – December 4

$1000 Start Ups Press Release November 22, 2021

Job opportunities in the City of Fernandina Beach

City of Fernandina Beach November 22, 2021 The City of Fernandina Beach is currently hiring for…

DeSantis reports, “Florida’s economy growing faster than the nation’s.”

from Takeaways from Tallahassee by Peter Schorsch November 22, 2021 Florida reached an economic milestone in…

Structural engineer’s report to the City on underpinnings to Brett’s Restaurant

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst November 21, 2021 To assist both parties…

Brett’s allowed to remain open for now

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst November 21, 2021 At 10:15 a.m. on…

Before you join that crowdfunding campaign, read this

November 20, 2021 by Emily Wu Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC If it…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Bill Birdsong November 20, 2021

Vendor spots still available for “Celebrate Small Business Fair” on Dec 4

Celebrate Small Business Fair Press Release from Leah Ward-Lee Contact: [email protected] November 19, 2021 There are…

Unsubstantiated COVID-19 treatment claims appear on social media platforms

November 18, 2021 by Colleen Tressler Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC Since the pandemic…

FWC evaluates trapping rules, seeks public input

Media Release November 20, 2021   The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking…

City plants 68 trees in last 2 weeks

City of Fernandina Beach November 20, 2021

On the waterfront … yet and still indecision

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst November 19, 2021     Since the…

Florida Department of Health Weekly Situation report – Week ending Nov 18

Florida Department of Health November 19, 2021                  …

Nassau County Road and Lane Closures November 20-26, 2021

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

The Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival has your ticket for the perfect holiday gift . . .

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival November 19, 2021 A SEASON OF GREAT LIVE PERFORMANCES!   The…

Your help is needed to provide Thanksgiving Dinner for those in need

Media Release Submitted by  Sheila Cocchi November 19, 2021 America’s Youth is partnering with the Nassau…

Starting Point launches ‘Marketplace Navigator Program’ for uninsured to find affordable healthcare coverage

Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Press Release Laureen Pagel, Ph.D., CEO November 19, 2021 Starting Point Behavioral…

NYPD officers take up DeSantis’ offer and move to Florida

The Center Square By Bethany Blankley November 19, 2021  Citing a hostile work environment in a…

Volleyball in full swing at the Peck Gym in Fernandina Beach

Fernandina Beach Parks & Recreation November 19, 2021 Open Adult Co-ed Volleyball Tuesdays and Fridays from…

Pat’s Wildways: That time of year again

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. November 18, 2021   It’s that time of year again, the time…

Have you looked at the Historic Downtown Post Office lately?

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst November 18, 2021 UPDATE 11/20/2021: A spokesperson…

Florida lawmakers approve measure banning enforcement of vaccine mandates

The Center Square November 18, 2021 (The Center Square) – Florida lawmakers in both the House…

Look Back: A Photo Exhibit Capturing 2020

  from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager   11/17/21 @ 1:10 p.m.…

Boys & Girls Clubs teen members’ “Holiday Shoe Box Collection”

Boys & Girls Clubs of Nassau County Andrew Schmidt Senior Director of Dev & Marketing November…

Atlantic Hair Studio holds grand opening

Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Media Release November 18, 2021 The Nassau County Chamber of Commerce…

Nassau County Sheriff’s Office to Host “Nassau Night Out”

11/16/21 @ 4:15 p.m. – The Nassau County Sheriff’s Office is hosting “Nassau Night Out” on…

House passes bill withdrawing Florida from OSHA oversight

By Renzo Downey FloridaPolitics.com November 18, 2021 One Democrat broke with the party to vote in…