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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…

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

Florida Department of Health December 1, 2021                  …

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…

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…

Amelia Island Genealogical Society Annual Meeting – November 16

Amelia Island Genealogical Society Submitted by Portegies Zwart Rob November 14 , 2021 The Amelia Island…

Donna and Dickie – Talk about ‘Great Homes & Churches on Amelia Island’

Media Release Contact: Dickie Anderson [email protected] November 14, 2021 Special event November 19 at Story &…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Carollee Addams Editor’s Note: Carollee Addams moved to Fernandina Beach from Naples, Florida in 1991. …

‘Petanque Open’ on the Fernandina waterfront -Saturday and Sunday

By Susan Hardee Steger November 12, 2021 Beginning Saturday, the Petanque Open will be in full…

Nassau County School District opens tiny house for teaching practical skills

Nassau County School District Press Release Submitted by Tia Brown November 12, 2021 Nassau County Schools…

DeSantis calls for more Florida ‘elections integrity’ tightening in 2022

The Center Square By John Haughey November 6, 2021   (The Center Square) – A controversial…

Bird sightings – “serendipitous circumstances”

By Patrick Leary October 2021   Serendipitous circumstances.  Three weeks ago the region was blanketed in…

Florida lawmakers, officials resist testifying about election law

The Center Square By John Haughey November 1, 2021  (The Center Square) – On May 6,…

Drug-import plan would save Florida $150 million first year after federal OK

The Center Square By John Haughey October 23, 2021 (The Center Square) – Florida will save…

Why wait on cargo ships? Shop local in Fernandina

Fernandina Beach Market Place Submitted by Judie Mackie October 2021 Are you alarmed by the media…

Happy World Okapi Day!

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

What is the official Florida state butterfly?

By Susan Hardee Steger October 15, 2021

Flaming Idiots opens at Amelia Community Theatre

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release By Linda McClane October 4, 2021 Amelia Community Theatre begins its…

Barnabas receives support from PUBLIX to address hunger

Barnabas Center Press Release Submitted by Alexandra Winsor Communications Manager September 30, 2021 Barnabas Center recently…

5 lots on South 14th under construction – “Way to go Guys!” – An opinion

By Chip Ross Fernandina Beach City Commissioner September 28, 2021 “Way to go Guys! Approving five…

Procession for Nassau County Deputy draws thousands

By Susan Hardee Steger September 28, 2021 A procession of law enforcement personnel and family members…

In honor of Nassau County Deputy Joshua Moyers

September 25, 2021 Editor’s Note: Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper announced at an afternoon press conference…

News4Jax reports Nassau County Deputy critically injured this morning – Manhunt underway

By Susan Hardee Steger Information from News4Jax September 24, 2021 Manhunt underway for 35-year-old man wanted…

Waterfront stabilization project begins in Fernandina Beach

City of Fernandina Beach September 17, 2021   The Amelia River Waterfront Stabilization Project has commenced.…

Nassau Habitat for Humanity welcomes new owners into its first townhouse

By Susan Hardee Steger September 15, 2021 It was a joyous day Saturday for when two…

Nassau County Council on Aging and Florida Dept of Health-Nassau publicize opioid prevention

Nassau County Council on Aging Press Release Submitted by Liz Dunn September 15, 2021   Nassau…

Camden County celebrates Constitution Week – Sept 17 – 23

Daughters of the American Revolution Press Release Submitted by Mary McCollough September 6, 2021 Camden county…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Hal and Kirsten Snyder www.moonbeampublishing.org August 28, 2021       Editor’s Note: I love…

Nassau County Emergency Management activates “Medical Reserve Corps” for COVID-19 vaccines

Nassau County Emergency Management Press Releease Submitted by Martha Oberdorfer, MPH,CPH, FPEM WWW.ONENASSAU.COM August 2021 NASSAU…

Nassau County School Board votes unanimously to require masks with parental “opt-out” provision –

By Susan Hardee Steger August 17, 2021 Tonight’s meeting of the Nassau County School Board began…

You Can’t Take it With You” to open Friday August 13 at ACT for 3 weekends of comedy fun

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release Submitted by Linda McClaine August 12, 2021 Set in the 1930s…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Carollee Addams August 7, 2021 Editor’s Note: Carollee Addams moved to Fernandina Beach from Naples,…

Amelia Island Opera announces inaugural concerts – August 8 & 14

Amelia Island Opera Press Release July 30, 2021 “Story & Opera” at Story & Song Sunday,…

America’s Youth awards Barbara Noden Scholarship to three Fernandina Beach High School graduates

By Susan Hardee Steger July 28, 2021 Students and volunteers of America’s Youth gathered yesterday to…

Nassay County Road & Lane Closures: Week of July 24-30, 2021

FDOT July 23, 2021 Nassau County I-95 at St. Mary’s River (30.743993, -81.654541) Nighttime lane closures…

Baptist Hospital officials join Jacksonville Mayor and other health professionals to discuss COVID surge

By Susan Hardee Steger July 21, 2021 Editor’s Note: As of today, Baptist Medical and its…

Nassau County accepting nominations of properties for conservation land acquisition

Nassau County Insider July 16, 2021 Nomination Period: July 24, 2021 through December 31, 2021 The…

More than 12 COVID patients in Baptist Medical Nassau – 97% not vaccinated

Nassau Emergency Management July 15, 2021 Editor’s Note: Updated information on COVID-19 is difficult to come…

Florida Realtors’ proposed amendment demands housing funds be spent on housing

The Center Square By John Haughey July 12, 2021 (The Center Square) – For the first…

Amelia Island Museum’s Third on Third presents “McCarthy Moment: The Johns Committee in Florida” July 16

Amelia Island Museum of History Ju1y 12, 2021

Outgoing Barnabas CEO addresses Nassau County Democratic Club

From remarks made by outgoing Barnabas CEO to the Nassau County Democratic Club on June 7,…

Amelia Island Marketplace/Farmers’ Market a great place to be on Independence Day weekend – July 3

Fernandina Beach Market Place Submitted by Judi Mackie July 1, 2021 July 3rd on Amelia Island…

City facilities are open and accepting rentals

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release June 30, 2021  

Nassau County updates rules on E-Bikes to comply with recent state legislative action

By Cindy Jackson Reporter June 30, 2021 “The only addition to be added to the County…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Bill Birdsong June 26, 2021 Editor’s Note: William Birdsong was born in Jacksonville, Florida and…

PEG Channel’s Fernandina Television seeks donations and content creators

By Susan Hardee Steger June 25, 2021 Last night’s launch of a new and approved PEG…

Plantation Artists’ Guild July “Corner Show” features Jeanne Tennyson

Plantation Artists’ Guild Press Release June 25, 2021   Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery (PAGG) is…

American Beach Evan’s Rendezvous marker to be unveiled on June 26

Friends of American Beach Press Release Submitted by Allean Deloris Gilyard June 24, 2021 Friends of…

Juneteenth Jump-Off Event scheduled for Saturday, June 19

June 17, 2021

Amelia Island Museum’s Third on Third – “The History of Boat Building on Amelia Island”

Amelia Island Museum of History June 13, 2021  

Push for COVID-19 vaccinations by July 4

Nassau County Emergency Management June 11, 2021 Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding completed his undergraduate studies at Johns…

Shrimp boat hits jetties – 3 rescued

By Susan H Steger June 11, 2021     News4Jax  reported 3 shrimpers were rescued in…

Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2021 Awards Ceremony – Part IV

June 10, 2021 Editor’s Note This is the fourth and last in a series of photos…

Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2021 Awards Ceremony – Part III

June 8, 2021 Editor’s Note This is the third in a series of photos which recognizes…

Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital announce 2021 Florida Forum Speaker Series

Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital Press Release June 8, 2021   Featuring Tim McGraw, Terry…

Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2021 Awards Ceremony Part II

June 8, 2021 Editor’s Note  This is the second in a series of photos to recognize…

Invitation to the Exchange Club of Nassau County

Exchange Club of Nassau County Press Release June 7, 2021 Services and fundraising for local non-profits…

Institute for Enterprise Inc. awards scholarship

Institute for Enterprise Press Release June 7, 2021   The Institute for Enterprise, Inc (I4E) is…

Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2021 Awards Ceremony – Part 1

June 7, 2021 Editor’s Note  This is the first in a series of photos to recognize…

Rayonier Advanced Materials donates to Barnabas Dental Program

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Alexandra Winsor Communications Manager www.BarnabasNassau.org June 6, 2021 Mark Homans and…

Florida Department of Health June 4 – Nassau County Coronavirus Daily Totals at 9

Florida Department of Heealth June 4, 2021

Florida Department of Health June 3 – Nassau County Daily Totals of Coronavirus at 9 with one additional death

Florida Department of Health June 3, 2021

Welcome Pat Foster-Turley to the Fernandina Observer

By Susan Hardee Steger Editor June 2, 2021   The Fernandina Observer is pleased to welcome Pat…

Florida Department of Health June 2 – Nassau County Daily Total of Coronavirus at 6

Florida Department of Health June 2, 2021 Nassau County Emergency Management: CoViD-19 remains a deadly disease…

Florida Department of Health June 1 – Nassau County Coronavirus Daily total at 6

Florida Dept of Health June 1, 2021 Editor’s Note: The weekend daily totals of Coronavirus in…

The business of golf – A golf course with an option to buy . . .

Alan Prescott May 31, 2021 “On a cold morning in April of 1981, John stood in…

Nassau County vaccination figures as of May 30

Center for Disease Control May 31, 2021 Editor’s Note: Coronvirus daily totals from the Florida Department…

Rayonier sponsors Barnabas upcoming “Empty Bowls Extravaganza”

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Alexandra Winsor Communications Manager [email protected] May 28, 2021 Kim Sartor of…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – Talkin’ trash . . .

Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach May 28, 2021 This week, I’m gonna do some trash…

Florida Department of Health May 27 – Nassau County Coronavirus daily totals at 14

Florida Department of Health May 27, 2021

Florida Department of Health May 26 – Nassau County daily totals for Coronavirus at 18

Florida Department of Health May 26, 2021

Grammy winning Bassist Edgar Meyer and Grammy nominated Dover Quartet performing at Amelia Baptist Church

Amelia Island Music Festival Press Release www.aicmf.com May 26, 2021 The Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival…

Florida Department of Health May 25 – Nassau County Daily Totals of Coronavirus at 5

Florida Department of Health May 25, 2021

FEMA facing disaster overload and hurricane season hasn’t started yet

The Center Square By John Haughey May 25, 2021   (The Center Square) – The National…

Florida Department of Health May 24 – Nassau County Coronavirus daily totals at 11

Florida Department of Health May 24, 2021

Florida Department of Health May 23 – Weekend reported Daily Coronavirus Totals for Nassau County – 14 Saturday, 6 Sunday

Florida Department of Health May 23, 2021