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City resumes collection of residential yard debris April 7, 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 3, 2021   Fernandina Beach residents…

Florida Department of Health March 2 – Nassau County Daily totals at 17

Florida Department of Health March 2, 2021

Beer & G-Strings Concert features the Christiania Trio and guest violinist Philip Pan

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Press Release www.AICMF.com March 2, 2021  Plus violinist Chee Yun, cellist…

City begins scuba certification – Classes March 25 – 28

City of Fernandina Beach March 2, 2021       NOTE: Scuba Certification classes are being…

Bipartisan bills call for $100 million annual Florida Forever funding floor

By John Haughey The Center Square February 25, 2021 Companion bills sponsored by a Senate Democrat…

Governor issues executive order expanding vaccination groups – Sign up now!

Nassau County Insider March 2, 2021 Yesterday afternoon, Governor DeSantis issued Executive Order 21-47, expanding eligibility…

FWC: You can help Florida’s nesting waterbirds.

Media Release March 2, 2021 As nesting season begins for waterbird species across the state, the…

The 2021 Florida Legislative Session kicked off yesterday

March 2, 2021 The article below by Peter Schorsch was published earlier today on FloridaPolitics.com. Three…

Florida lawmakers make rare forays into expanding revenue side of budget ledger

By John Haughey The Center Square March 2, 2021 When Florida lawmakers convene their 60-day 2021…

Florida Department of Health Mar 1 – Daily Coronavirus cases for Nassau County at 7

Florida Department of Health March 1, 2021    

Family Comedy at ACT – March 5 & 6

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release Submitted by Linda McClane March 1, 2021 Amelia Community Theatre presents…

Wild Amelia Virtual Wild Nites features founder of St Marys EarthKeepers

Wild Amelia Press Release Submitted by Jay Kayne Contact: [email protected] March 1, 2021     Wild…

The business of golf – “Like many other sports, golf has had its controversies.”

By Alan Prescott March 1, 2021 To say the least, I am a traditionalist when it…

Tallahassee Takeaways: week of February 22, 2021

March 1, 2021   [Information provided below was taken from Peter Schorsch’s Takeaways from Tallahassee news…

Local African American Trailblazers: William Henderson Peck

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 28, 2021 February 2021 has been…

FWC approves rule changes to help protect Florida from 16 high-risk invasive reptiles

Press Release February 28, 2021 At its February 2021 meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation…

To be or not to be? – An opinion

By Tammi Kosack February 28 2021 “Strong silent type, circa 95 years old, lifelong Fernandinian waterfront…

Florida Department of Health Feb 28 – Daily Coronavirus totals at 15

Florida Department of Health February 28, 2021

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Thomas Morris February 27 2021 Editor’s Note: Thomas Morris is a second-generation Fernandianian who retired…

Florida Department of Health Feb 27 – Daily Coronavirus total drops to 5

Florida Department of Health February 27, 2021

Jax Goes Red for Wear Red Day

Press Release First Coast American Heart Association February 27, 2021   February been federally designated American…

FWC approves regulations changes related to chronic wasting disease

Press Release February 27, 2021 At its February meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission…

The vaccine roll out: reaching out to the African-American community

By Anne H. Oman Reporter-At-Large February 26, 2021 “This is personal to me – I nearly…

Nassau County Road and Lane Closures February 27-March 5, 2021

February 26, 2021 I-95 at State Road A1A  Nighttime off-ramp closures Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from…

Florida Department of Health Feb 26 – Nassau County Daily Totals for Coronavirus at 19 with 3 additional deaths

Florida Department of Health February 26, 2021 Editor’s Note:  At this time we have no further…

Nassau Racial Equality Coalition Officially Launches

Nassau Racial Equality Coalition Press Release Submitted by Brandy Carvalho [email protected] February 26, 2021 Nassau County,…

City to hold annual Recycle Event, food drive, and tree giveaway – April 17

City of Fernandina Beach February 25, 2021 Fernandina Beach Recycle Event April 17   Event by…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin

Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach February 25, 2021 Every year, the City must complete a…

Emergency Management Seeking Individuals for COVID-19 Vaccinations Tomorrow

From  Nassau County Emergency Management: February 25, 2021 We have doses and appointments available for TOMORROW!…

New Assistant Nassau County Manager to Begin Next Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer (904) 530-6010 [email protected] Nassau County, Florida,…

Florida Department of Health Feb 25 – Daily total shows 15 Coronavirus cases in Nassau County

Florida Department of Health February 25, 2021  

Fernandina Police department recognizes early African American law enforcement officers

Fernandina Beach Police Department February 25, 2021 As February is Black History Month, here’s an interesting…

A salute to three judges in the Fernandina Beach High School Class of 1967

By Susan Hardee Steger February 25, 2021 How many high school graduating classes of approximately 100…

Sleiman & Wildlight announce plans for Publix anchored shopping center

Raydient Places + Properties Press Release February 25, 2021 WILDLIGHT, Fla. – Feb. 24, 2021 –…

Building Department working hard!

City of Fernandina Beach February 24, 2021

Florida Department of Health Feb 24 – Nassau County Daily Totals of Coronavirus at 30

Florida Department of Health February 24, 2021  

Florida Republicans cheer DeSantis’ election reform proposals

By John Haughey The Center Square February 24, 2021 Rep. Blaise Ingoglia, R-Spring Hill, will carry…

Chamber to Host Virtual Hot Topics: “COVID-Era Tax Topics” with Hartke & Najimy Accounting Services

Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Regina Duncan 961687 Gateway Blvd., Ste 101G Fernandina Beach, FL 32034…

Nassau County Board of Commission proclaims March as National Red Cross Month

Nassau Insider February 24, 2021   At the February 22nd meeting, the Board of County Commissioners…

Expect periodic street closing between South 12th and Vernon Streets

City of Fernandina Beach February 24, 2021

Florida Department of Health Feb 23 – Nassau County Daily Coronarivus cases hit 22 with 2 additional deaths

Florida Department of Health February 23, 2021 Editor’s Note: At this time, we have no detailed…

Flood insurance rate projections crest rising tide of Florida property premium hikes

By John Haughey The Center Square February 24, 2021 Florida’s businesses and 6.2 million homeowners are…

Crist’s call for probe into DeSantis’ vaccine ‘favoritism’ may presage 2022 gubernatorial challenge

By John Haughey The Center Square February 23, 2021 Former Florida governor and now U.S. Rep.…

Governor dictates when Nassau County can move to new vaccine phase

Nassau County Emergency Management February 23, 2021 Editor’s Note: At this time, we have no knowledge…

Nassau County begins “Board of County Commissions’ Monthly Newsletter”

Nassau County Insider February 23, 2021   To view the complete “BOCC Monthly News Letter” click…

Local African American Trailblazers: Emma Beard Delaney

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 15, 2021 February 2021 has been…

Florida Department of Health Feb 22 – Daily Coronavirus cases in Nassau County down to 7

Florida Department of Health February 22, 2021

Black History Month Reflections

By Author Annette McCollough Myers Historian February 22, 2021 On a cold, wet, and dreary morning…

Florida Department of Health updates vaccination report for Nassau County

Florida Department of Health February 22, 2021

FBCC considers changes to Ordinances

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 22, 2021 On Second Reading at…

Florida’s marijuana industry nearly doubled jobs, approached $1.23 billion in sales in 2020

By John Haughey The Center Square February 22, 2021 The medical marijuana market in Florida created…

Florida Department of Health Feb 21 – Daily Totals for Nassau County at 20

Florida Department of Health February 21, 2021

New flounder regulations are effective ­­March 1

Press Release February 21, 2021   Starting March 1, the following changes will go into effect…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Dana Hermanson February 20, 2021     Editor’s Note:  Dana Hermanson and his wife Heather…

Florida Department of Health Feb 20 – Coronavirus Daily Total at 32

Florida Department of Health February 20, 2021

City designates North 3rd Street parking space for bicycles and motorcycles

City of Fernandina Beach February 20, 2021

Florida Housing to conduct statewide housing needs assessment for Homeless and Special Needs Households

Florida Housing Finance Corporation February 18, 2021 The Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) is conducting…

Nassau County road & lane closures: week of February 20-26, 2021

State Road A1A from Barnwell Road to O’Neill Scott Road Nighttime eastbound lane closure Tuesday from…

ESSA honors Black leaders, City during African American History Month 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 19, 2021 Covid restrictions did not…

Florida Department of Health Feb 19 – Daily Coronavirus cases for Nassau County at 12

Florida Department of Health February 18, 2021

Coronavirus relief continues for housing and student loans

February 19, 2021 by Emily Wu Attorney, Federal Trade Commission As the Coronavirus pandemic continues, so…

Nassau County Employees recognized for years of service

Nassau County Insider February 19, 2021   At the February 17 Board of County Commissioners meeting,…

North Florida Land Trust adds new members

North Florida Land Trust Press Release Februiary 19, 2021 Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 19, 2021 – North…

FB Main Street Social Media and Online Sales Panel Discussion Feb. 23

Media Release February 19, 2021 Fernandina Beach Main Street will hold a Social Media and Online…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – ” The Golf Course focus at this time is about stabilizing its funding . . .”

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach February 18, 2021 Earlier this week, the City Commission…

Fernandina Beach Police Department receives Law Enforcement Accreditation again . . .

Fernandina Beach Police Department James Hurley, Chief February 18, 2021 After a delay of nearly a…

Florida Department of Health Feb 18 – Nassau County daily Coronavirus totals are 27

Florida Department of Health February 18, 2021

Notice of road closure – Amelia Road at Simmons Road

Nassau County Insider February 18, 2021 Beginning Monday, February 22, 2021, a daily road closure on…

Amelia Island Announces New “Island Perks” Incentive Cards

Press Release   AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (Feb. 17, 2021) – Northeast Florida’s Amelia Island has launched…

Barnabas receives “Non-Profit Business of the Year Award” from Nassau County Chamber of Commerce

Barnabas Center Nassau Submitted by Alexandra Winsor Communications Manager February 18, 2020 The Nassau County Chamber…

Fernandina Farmers’ Market brings produce, bagels, and more . . .

Fernandina Beach Market Place Submitted by Judi Mackie February 16, 2021 Grab a jacket and come…

Fernandina Beach Monthly Budget Report: January 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 18, 2021 Fernandina Beach Comptroller Pauline…

Fernandina Beach takes first action to address Amelia Riverfront

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 17, 2021 It has taken more…

Fernandina Beach to solicit interest in managing City golf course; Toptracer a few weeks away from opening.

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 17, 2021 Fernandina Beach Municipal Golf…

City of Fernandina Beach seeks advertisers for brand new Top Tracer driving range

City of Fernandina Beach February 17, 2021 Advertise your business at the brand new Lighthouse Driving…