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COVID-19 testing at South 8th Street Baptist Church – Monday, 4:30 – 6:00

Nassau County Emergency Management April 18, 2021

Shady Ladies Art Studios and Gallery holds grand re-opening

Shady Ladies Press Release April 18, 2021 Rain threatened but did not dampen the energy at…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Stephen Mintz April 17, 2021 Editor’s Note: Stephen H. Mintz, MD is a retired pediatrician,…

Don’t open your door to grandparent scams

April 13, 2021 ByEmily Wu Attorney, Federal Trade Commission When it comes to scammers, nothing is…

Florida Outdoor Recreation Survey

Nassau County Insider April 17, 2021 The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Greenways and…

Beach Ambassadors seek to grow volunteers

Beach Ambassadors Press Release By Shari Roan April 16, 2021 The beaches are among Florida’s most…

Final Chance at AMC Theatre Tent – “Walk up COVID-19” 1st dose vaccine available from 1:30 to 7:00 today! First come, first served

Information from Nassau County Emergency Management April 16, 2021   According to Nassau County Emergency Management,…

The business of golf – A message of thanks

By Alan Prescott April 16, 2021 “Perhaps the most knowledgeable, capable, and communicative golf course manager…

Police Chief Jim Hurley delivers message to the community

City of Fernandina Beach Police Department April 16, 2021 Editor’s Note: Fernandina Beach Police Chief Jim…

Proposed Florida vote-by-mail restrictions scaled back, but opponents not swayed

The Center Square By John Haughey April 16, 2021 A key Senate panel Wednesday amended a…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – “A renewed effort to reinvision City Parks and Recreation . . .”

By Dale Martin City Manager City of Fernandina Beach April 16, 2021 In 2015, with State…

Nassau County Clerk releases “2020 Popular Annual Financial Report”

Clerk of Circuit Court & Comptroller John Crawford, Clerk Press Release www.nassauclerk.org April 15, 2021 Nassau…

Amelia Lifelong Learning Spring 2021 Classes

Amelia Lifelong Learning Press Release More Information Call 904-297-8564 (leave message) April 15, 2021 There’s still…

Clean out the garage! City’s recycle event Saturday, April 17

City of Fernandina Beach Recycle Event April 15, 2021 Event by City of Fernandina Beach Government…

Scammers target loved ones of COVID-19 victims

April 13, 2021 by Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC Government imposters…

Deadline for City Non-Profit funding requests: May 5, 2021

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release News Contact: Mary Hamburg City of Fernandina Beach 204 Ash…

Florida Department of Health – Nassau County Daily Coronavirus report shows 17 cases

Florida Department of Health April 14, 2021

Field trip by Amelia Island Bird Club to Fort Clinch – Saturday, April 24

Amelia Island Bird Club Contact: Bill George 612-709-4998 April 14, 2021 Spring Migration has started but…

Donations and Drafts for Nassau Habitat for Humanity, Inc

Habitat for Humanity Press Release Debby Ruble Affiliate Manager Jadera Kraus Assistant Affiliate Manager April 14,…

Nassau Humane Society to hold first “Hound Hike”

Nassau Humane Society Press Release Contact: Executive Director Debbie Chissel 904-321-1647 April 14, 2021 The Nassau…

Florida online sales tax bill arrives on DeSantis’ desk

The Center Square By John Haughey April 14, 2021   Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, center, speaks…

Real progress in addressing public facility deficiencies requires follow though

Citizens for a Better Nassau Press Release April 13, 2021 From 2018-2020, the Nassau County Board…

Remove food attractants to reduce conflicts with bears

Media Release April 13, 2021   As spring temperatures warm, bears are becoming more active, increasing…

Mercurio is new Amelia Island DAR member

Daughters of the American Revolution Press Release Submitted by Cara Curtin April 13,  2021   Elizabeth…

Nassau County Sheriff promotes deputies

Nassau County Sheriff’s Office Press Release April 13, 2021

Amelia Island Tree Conservancy and the City of Fernandina Beach dedicate “Volunteers Grove” – April 22

City of Fernandina Beach April 13, 2021 On April 22, 2021 at 10:00am – Earth Day…

The 2021 Special Mail Ballot Election deadline is today! – Tuesday, April 13

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release Contact: City Clerk Caroline Best (904) 310-3115 www.fbfl.us   Date:…

Two plans, one inevitability: Florida to expand nation’s largest school choice program

The Center Square By John Haughey April 13, 2021 (The Center Square) – Florida’s Republican-dominated Legislature…

Looking for treasure on Amelia Island

By Kathleen Hardee Arsenault April 12, 2021 ” . . . reported by the Jacksonville Journal…

Pre Derby Tea Party at the Museum April 25

April 12, 2021

Amelia Community Theatre opens “Comedy of Manners” on April 16

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release By Linda McClane April 12, 2021   Amelia Community Theatre continues…

Florida Department of Health April 11 – Weekend Nassau County Daily Coronavirus cases at 4 on Saturday, 2 on Sunday

Florida Department of Health April 12, 2021  

City’s annual waste/recycle and food drive event takes place April 17

City of Fernandina Beach Submitted by Mary Hamburg www.fbfl.us April 11, 2021 The City of Fernandina…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Bill Birdsong April 10, 2021   Editor’s Note: William Birdsong was born in Jacksonville, Florida…

Arts in the Park at Crooked River State Park – Sunday

April 10, 2021

Building Bridges to Better Health

Press Release Nassau County Health Department April 10, 2021 Contact: Mary von Mohr [email protected] 904-557-9133 Fernandina…

Celebrate Gopher Tortoise Day year-round with a tortoise friendly yard

April 10, 2021 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) invites you to celebrate Gopher…

Former Charter Review Committee issues statement on City’s special election mail ballot

By Arlene Filkoff Chair of Charter Review Committee April 9, 2021 We understand that there is…

The business of golf – “The Evening School of Golf”

By Alan Prescott April 9, 2021 Excerpt from the previous articles and links: “The business of…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – “So what projects are in the pipeline for the remainder of this fiscal year?”

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach April 8, 2021 With the end of March now…

Council on Aging relaunches “Caregiver Support Group” on April 20

Nassau County Council on Aging Press Release Submitted by Liz Dunn April 8, 2021 Caregivers are…

Nassau County Community Band and Island Art Association team up for Saturday’s Artwalk

Island Art Association Press Release Submitted by Marla McDaniel April 8, 2021        …

Metal detector operator extraordinaire finds local treasures

By Chip Kirkpatrick April 7, 2021 Editor’s Note: Local resident Chip Kirkpatrick a metal detector operator…

Barnabas celebrates” National Volunteer Month”

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Submitted by Alexandra Winsor April 7, 2021 Now more than ever,…

Boys & Girls Clubs name “Youth of the Month” for March

Boys & Girls Clubs of Nassau County Press Release Submitted by Andrew Schmidt April 6, 2021…

The business of golf – ” . . . when your golf game is good, your business is bad”

By Alan Prescott April 7, 2021 Excerpt from the previous articles and links: “The business of…

Fernandina “Beach Rangers” ready to begin their third season

Fernandina Beach Police Department April 6, 2021

Amelia Island DAR taps two as “Woman in American History”

Daughters of the American Revolution Amelia Island Chapter Submitted by Cara Curtin April 6, 2021  …

Art benefit for veterans: April 10

Starting Point now offers eligible employees up to $100,000 of student loan forgiveness

Starting Point Press Release Submitted by Justin Bradshaw April 6, 2021 Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare is…

Nassau County area COVID-19 testing sites

Florida Department of Health Nassau April 6, 2021  

Full and Part-Time jobs available at the City of Fernandina Beach

City of Fernandina Beach April 6, 2021

Florida Department of Health April 5 – Nassau County Daily Total of Coronavirus at 7

Florida Department of Health April 5, 2021

Elections’ Supervisor offers information on City of Fernandina Beach Mail Ballot Election

By Janet Adkins Nassau County Supervisor of Elections April 5, 2021 The first 75 days as…

Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery opens new show: “Visions from the Past” – April 14

Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery Press Release April 5, 2021            …

Children are now visiting the Fernandina Beach Library Branch

Nassau County Insider April 5, 2021         Youth Librarian, Michelle Forde, did a…

Portions of West 3rd Street in Fernandina Beach closed until Wednesday

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release April 5, 2021   West 3rd Street between Tarpon Ave…

Local author launches Vietnam-era memoir, “The Unopened Letter”

MEDIA RELEASE Giro di Mondo Publishing Services at [email protected] April 5, 2021  AN INTRIGUING READ, AND…

The business of golf – ” . . . another professional . . . came from Brooklyn. His name was Wiffey Cox.”

By Alan Prescott April 4, 2021 Editor’s Note: This is the second article Alan has written…

FWC programs teach youth about conservation, hunting and other outdoor skills

Media Release April 4, 2021     Ocala Outdoor Adventure Camp Kristi Johnson treasures the memories…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Carollee Addams April 2, 2021 Editor’s Note: Carollee Addams moved to Fernandina Beach from Naples,…

FSCJ to Host Business Speaker Series Event, “Cybersecurity is Everyone’s Business: Why it Matters to You”

Media Release April 3, 2021   Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) will host its next…

The FWC invites you On a Quest for Wild Florida

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission MEDIA RELEASE March 31, 2021          …

Nassau County road & lane closures: Week of April 3-9, 2021

FDOT Press Release April 2, 2021 State Road A1A from Blackrock Road to Flora Parke Crossing…

FSCJ Adult Education Programs to Host Virtual Information Sessions

Media Release April 1, 2021 Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) Adult Education programs will host…

Freshwater license-free fishing Saturday, April 3 and Sunday, April 4

Media Release April 2, 2021   Try your hand at freshwater fishing this weekend on Saturday,…

Always a great place to stop on by Saturday morning – Fernandina Beach Market Place

Fernandina Beach Market Place Press Release Submitted by Judi Mackie April 2, 2021 The Fernandina Beach…

Enter the 2021 Wild Amelia Photo Contest

Wild Amelia Press Release Contact: Jay Kayne [email protected] April 2, 2021   Looking for an activity…

Lights out, stash the trash. It’s sea turtle nesting season!

Media Release April 2, 2021 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding beachgoers…

City of Fernandina Beach alerts community to garbage pickup delay

City of Fernandina Beach April 2, 2021               Portions of…

Join the City and Keep Nassau Beautiful to cleanup our community!

Keep Nassau Beautiful Press Release April 1, 2021       Join the City and Keep…

Fernandina Beach Police Department recognizes Officer Jarrell Mitchell for five years of service

City of Fernandina Beach Photo courtesy of unseennimages.com April 1, 2021

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager March 31, 2021   3/29/21 @…

FTC Releases Reports on Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Sales and Marketing Expenditures for 2019

Federal Trade Commission Media Release April 1, 2021 Commission Cigarette Report. The amount spent on cigarette…

The business of golf – An opportunity to give back

By Alan Prescott March 31, 2021 Today, in response to my last article, I received a…