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Speakers question Nassau County’s economic development strategies

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

Nassau County Board of Commission approves budget – Special ‘Manhunt’ account established

By Cindy Jackson Reporter October 3, 2021 It’s official. The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved…

Scenes from Callahan as scores of law enforcement officers continue search for suspected killer

Photos by Cindy Jackson Reporter September 27, 2021 Editor’s Note:  Today, a massive search for evidence…

Nassau County Board of Commission approves tentative budget

By Cindy Jackson Reporter September 16, 2021 “It’s a double header for sure,” was a comment…

Nassau County Board of Commission maintains “status quo” for beach driving and camping

By Cindy Jackson Reporter September 14, 2021 By a unanimous vote of 5-0, the Board of…

Recent changes to Bert Harris Act may impact county’s new building height restrictions

By Cindy Jackson Reporter August 27, 2021 Who is Bert Harris and what is the Bert…

Nassau County BOCC replaces Ross on Amelia Island TDC and provides funds for Spring Lake Estates drainage

By Cindy Jackson Reporter August 21, 2021 Updated at 3:46 p.m. to include approval of west…

Nassau County Board of Commission discusses modified budget draft

By Cindy Jackson Reporter August 23, 2021 At the most recent meeting of the Nassau County…

Nassau Health Dept. Director provides sobering situation report on County Covid status

Submitted by Cindy Jackson Reporter July 30, 2021   “We’re not looking good.” “If you are…

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…

A look back – Amelia Adventures is Thomas and Catherine Oliver

By Cindy Jackson Reporter July 3, 2021 Originally posted August 21, 2019 11:20 a.m. Editor’s Note:…

Board of County Commission proposes projects in upcoming budget

By Cindy Jackson Reporter July 2, 2021 To be an informed citizen, to better understand all…

Nassau County hires Assistant County Attorney

By Cindy Jackson Reporter June 30. 2021 Nassau County has finally hired an Assistant County Attorney…

Nassau County Fire Rescue Station 71 officially opened

By Cindy Jackson Reporter June 23, 2021 Tuesday, June 22, 2021, marked an important day in…

Nassau County Board of Commission Regular Meeting: Building heights, and E-Bikes

By Cindy Jackson Reporter June 18, 2021 “Introduced into the record was a letter addressed to…

Nassau County Board of County Commissioners extends State of Emergency due to COVID-19

By Cindy Jackon Reporter June 8, 2021 The Board of County Commissioners held a special meeting…

American Rescue Plan to bring millions of dollars in economic stimulus to Nassau County, Hillard, Callahan, and Fernandina Beach

By Cindy Jackson Reporter May 26, 2021 Taco Pope, County Manager and David Jahosky of the…

Nassau County Board of Commission approves conceptual design of Westside Regional Park

By Cindy Jackson Reporter May 25, 2021 “ . . . the County itself is expected…

Opposition expressed as South Amelia Island Shore Stabilization Association (SAISSA) presents assessment recommendation to BOCC

By Cindy Jackon Reporter April 15, 2021 Updated at 5:15 p.m. The South Amelia Island Shore…

Department of Health – Nassau Director Dr. Eugenia Ngo-Seidel to retire after 30 years of service

By Cindy Jackson Reporter April 13, 2021 On May 13, 2021, Dr. Eugenia Ngo-Seidel, Director of…

Nassau County Public Safety Training Center groundbreaking – Beginning a three phase project

By Cindy Jackson Reporter March 23, 2021 At the groundbreaking ceremony for the Public Safety Training…

Nassau County COVID-19 overview

By Cindy Jackson Reporter March 7, 2021 BACKGROUND COVID-19 is believed to have made its way…

Nassau County Board of Commission discusses building height, COVID-19 and more

By Cindy Jackson Reporter February 9, 2021 The Nassau County Board of County Commissioners meeting on…

Nassau County Board of Commission recognizes American Beach

By Cindy Jackson Reporter February 2, 2021       The Board of County Commissioners recently…

Nassau County Board of Commission selects Ford to attend mediation for Raydient/Nassau County case

By Cindy Jackson Reporter February 1, 2021 As historically been the protocol, Board of County Commission…

Nassau County Board approves open space master plan and creates land acquisition plan

By Cindy Jackson Reporter January 28, 2021 “This is a historic night for Nassau County,” commented…

Nassau County Board of Commission receives COVID-19 update at meeting on January 20

By Cindy Jackson Reporter January 21, 2021 The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) held its regular…

Former Nassau County Supervisor of Elections talks elections and more

By Cindy Jackson Reporter January 18, 2021 Editor’s Note:  This interview took place prior to former…

Nassau County Board of Commission discusses COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

By Cindy Jackson Reporter January 13, 2021 A special meeting of the Board of County Commissioners…

BOCC workshop attempts to “demystify” Tourist Development Tax

By Cindy Jackson Reporter January 12, 2021 Following a workshop held on Monday, January 11, 2021,…

Board of Nassau County Commission discusses forming Conservation Lands Acquisition and Management Plan

By Cindy Jackson Reporter January 12, 2021 January 11, 2021 was a very busy day for…

COVID-19 vaccine problem – Demand plus reduced supply equals FRUSTRATION

Cindy Jackson Reporter January 8, 2020 On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the Nassau County Board of…

Individuals are rolling up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccine

Photos by Cindy Jackson Reporter January 8, 2021   Editor’s Note: We just happened to have…

Nassau County Commission hears good news – “Projects on time and under budget”

By Cindy Jackson Reporter December 21, 2020 Each month, under the auspices of creating and ensuring…

Nassau County honors retiring Supervisor of Elections

Cindy Jackson Reporter December 19, 2020 December 16, 2020, witnessed a very long meeting of the…

Board of County Commissioners approve Planning & Zoning Board appointments

By Cindy Jackson Reporter December 18, 2020 Approved at one of the last BOCC meetings for…

Meet Jim and Carol Montgomery – Dedicated to strengthen and comfort those with Multiple Sclerosis

By Cindy Jackson Reporter December 14, 2020 The pink ribbon has become synonymous with breast cancer,…

Board of County Commission discusses vaccines and Jacksonville Electric Authority

By Cindy Jackson Reporter December 8, 2020 “Dr. Seidel  . . .  is hopeful that Nassau…

What’s happening at Wildlight . . .

By Cindy Jackson Reporter December 1, 2020 Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed…

Nassau County Board of County Commission sets priorities for Florida State Delegation

By Cindy Jackson Reporter December 1, 2020 Each year, the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners…

Mocama Beer Company brings “hops” to former auto dealership

By Cindy Jackson Reporter November 24, 2020 There is nothing in the world like the first…

The “Y” at Wildlight

By Cindy Jackson Reporter November 16, 2020 It all started “across the pond” in 1844 when…

Tropical Storm Eta passes by

By Cindy Jackson Reporter November 12, 2020 Editor’s Note:  This morning, Tropical Storm Eta brought occasional…

New board members to join Amelia Island Tourist Development Council

By Cindy Jackson Reporter November 10, 2020 Gil Langley, President and CEO of The Amelia Island…

North Hampton neighborhood wins – Plans for Concourse/Miner Road connection off the table

By Cindy Jackson Reporter November 10, 2020 The William Burgess District (WBD) encompasses 5,400 acres in…

Commission reviews status of Rayonier Litigation

By Cindy Jackson Reporter November 4, 2020 Motions to dismiss, motion for protective order, motion for…

Nassau Board of County Commissioners discuss COVID-19 and CARES

By Cindy Jackson Reporter October 23, 2020 At the Wednesday morning (10/21/20) meeting of the Board…

Area “Fast Food” options continue to grow

By Cindy Jackson Reporter October 20, 2020 What used to be an internet café along SR…

Nassau County Commission passes beach ordinance

By Cindy Jackson Reporter October 14, 2020 Each year, October is officially designated Breast Cancer Awareness…

Boat House Restaurant comes to Fernandina’s Historic Downtown

By Cindy Jackson Reporter October 8, 2020 “Serving those who serve us,” was the theme of…

Nassau County businesses receive CARES funding

By Cindy Jackson Reporter October 7, 2020 “Job losses leave 1 in 4 Floridian uninsured during…

CARES major topic of BOCC special meeting

By Cindy Jackson Reporter October 2, 2020 Historically, the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners meets…

Nassau County adds to staff after state increases “One Cent Sales Tax” revenue

By Cindy Jackson Reporter October 1, 2020 The final step in the laborious, time-consuming, devil-is-in-the-details budgeting…

Nassau County Fire Station 71 breaks ground

By Cindy Jackson Reporter September 25, 2020 In the works since 2005-2006, a groundbreaking ceremony for…

A conversation with County Manager Taco Pope

By Cindy Jackson Reporter September 24, 2020 RUMOR HAS IT THAT YOU ARE A LOCAL, IS…

Mullin steps down in dual role as Nassau County Attorney/County Manager

By Cindy Jackson Reporter September 18, 2020 It was a virtual love fest in the Nassau…

Nassau County Board of Commissioners moves forward on budget and stalls on beach ordinance again

By Cindy Jackson Reporter September 15, 2020 The agenda for the September 14, 2020 meeting of…

Commissioner-Elect Martin protests and wins

By Cindy Jackson Reporter September 15, 2020   Nassau County Commissioner-elect John Martin from District 1,…

Nassau County Budget Director updates BOCC

By Cindy Jackson September 10, 2020 It’s that time of year when many State and local…

County Manager briefs BOCC on Small Business Assistance Grants and Rental and Mortgage Assistance

By Cindy Jackson Reporter September 2, 2020 Whereas the Board of County Commissioners meets on the…

First steps underway to bring healthy, safe water & sewer service to American Beach

By Cindy Jackson Reporter August 26, 2020 History was made in 1934 when Abraham Lincoln Lewis…

Fernandina Beach seeks $500K from Nassau County to assist in recreation facility upgrades, repairs

Submitted by Cindy Jackson Reporter August 25, 2020 Making a special appearance at the August 24,…

CARES funding for Nassau County: confusing for many

By Cindy Jackson Reporter August 7, 2020 “Clear as mud,” is a well-known and often used…

Board of County Commission sets tentative millage rate

By Cindy Jackson Reporter August 6, 2020 “In approving the tentative flat rate, Commissioners acknowledged that…

Budget news from Nassau County – No decision

By Cindy Jackson Reporter August 3, 2020 The Board of County Commissioners met on July 27th,…

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security to offer rent and mortgage assistance

By Cindy Jackson Reporter July 31, 2020 On July 27, 2020, The Board of County Commissioners…

Board of Nassau County Commissioners approve Small Business Recovery Program and mortgage and rent support during COVID-19

By Cindy Jackson Reporter July 28, 2020 Anxious to help small businesses recover from the devastation…

Guess what’s coming to Callahan?

By Cindy Jackson Reporter July 24, 2020 A new campground and a water park. And it…

Nassau County Board of Commission approves impact fee ordinance

By Cindy Jackson Reporter July 23, 2020 Said poet Alfred Lord Tennyson, “In the spring a…

Sheriff Leeper is prepared for impact of Republican Convention in Nassau County

By Cindy Jackson Reporter July 22, 2020 County Manager/County Attorney Michael Mullin announced at the July…

Pope to become Nassau County Manager

By Cindy Jackson Reporter July 22, 2020 At this morning’s meeting (July 20, 2020) of the…

Nassau County adopts puppy mill ban

By Cindy Jackson Reporter July 20, 2020 According to the Humane Society of the United States,…

Dr. Seidel briefs Board of Nassau County Commissioners on COVID-19

By Cindy Jackson Reporter July 9, 2020 “[COVID-19] is not about places, it is about people …

National Park Service awards grant for Evan’s Rendezvous structure report

By Cindy Jackson Reporter July 7, 2020 Excitedly announced at the July 6, 2020, meeting of…

Cornavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act brings additional 2.2 Million to Nassau County

By Cindy Jackson Reporter July 7, 2020 “Commission Chair Danny Leeper added his desire to see…