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Last hurdle cleared to open Alachua rail crossing

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst October 20, 2021 They said it would…

Future of Brett’s Waterway Cafe at stake – Update: Board of Adjustments denies appeal

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst October 20, 2021 9:00 p.m. update  …

Fernandina Beach Monthly Budget Report for September 2021

October 20, 2021 [City Comptroller Pauline Testagrose prepared and presented the report below at the October…

Amelia Island Film Festival X Summit Southeast celebrates 15 years of Coastal Cinema by announcing new leadership and immersive programming

Film Amelia Press Release October 20, 2021 Amelia Island Film Festival X Summit Southeast Celebrates 15…

Hunter Moonset

By Carollee Addams October 20, 2021 Editor’s Note: Those of us who are early birds often…

Holiday Arts & Craft Sale at American Beach October 23

October 20, 2021

City of Fernandina Beach welcomes new Building Official

City of Fernandina Beach October 20, 2021 Meet the City’s new Building Director, Jimmy Parr! Jimmy…

Taddeo to battle Crist, Fried for Democratic nod to challenge DeSantis in 2022

The Center Square By John Haughey October 20, 2021   (The Center Square) – State Sen.…

Has a good idea backfired on us?

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst October 19. 2021 “We don’t know what…

Government imposters at your door?

By Peter Schorsch Last Call October 19, 2021 Over the past several weeks, people posing as…

FSCJ to Host In-Person “Imagine Your Future” Career and College Exploration Events

Media Release October 19, 2021 Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) invites future college students and…

Stories behind the songs

Story & Song Press Release Submitted by Mark Kaufman October 18, 2021 Purchase your $25 tickets…

Florida braces for the return of a seasonal species: The Canadian snowbird

By John Haughey The Center Square October 19, 2021 During a July 20 Economic Estimating Conference,…

Trees available for free on October 30

City of Fernandina Beach October 19, 2021   Event by Keep Nassau Beautiful, Inc. and City…

Fernandina Beach Cycles offers support for City Police Bike Patrol

City of Fernandina Beach October 18, 2021     A couple of months ago we initiated…

Floridians can soon download state driver’s license, ID cards beginning mid-November

The Center Square By John Haughey October 19, 2021 (The Center Square) — Floridians by mid-November…

North Florida Land Trust to receive an anonymous donation to Save Little NaNa Dune

October 18, 2021 MEDIA RELEASE North Florida Land Trust The donor has committed $500,000 to help…

Nassau County Schools COVID-19 report – Week ending Oct 15

Nassau County Schools October 18, 2021 Week Ending October 15, 2021   Week Ending September 24,…

Happy World Okapi Day!

White Oak Conservation Press Release Brandy Carvalho Director of Development & Advancement October 18, 2021 The…

Fernandina Harbor Weekly Navigation Report: Week ending October 10, 2021

October 18, 2021

Flags at half-staff in honor of General Colin Powell

Nassau County Insider October 18, 2021 President Joe Biden has issued a mandate for all flags…

New report: Serving Communities of Color

October 18, 2021 by Rosario Méndez Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC The newly-released…

The Spice & Tea Exchange opens in Fernandina’s Historic Downtown

The Spice & Tea Exchange Press Release October 18, 2021 Gourmet Specialty Spice and Tea Shop…

FTC Puts Hundreds of Businesses on Notice about Fake Reviews and Other Misleading Endorsements

Federal Trade Commission Media Release October 18, 2021   Notice of Penalty Offenses can trigger steep…

Fernandina Beach Firefighters think PINK

October 18, 2021 2021 Fire Department Breast Cancer Awareness Shirts Firefighter/EMTs and Paramedics will be wearing…

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…