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Weekly comments by Dale Martin – “The City is not immune to the labor challenges . . .”

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach May 7, 2021 As you get around town, by…

City of Fernandina Beach announces death of golf course employee

Fernandina Beach Golf Course May 6, 2021     For those in our golf family, we…

Crist launches bid to unseat DeSantis in 2022

The Center Square By John Haughey May 6, 2021 (The Center Square) – Gov. Ron DeSantis…

The business of golf – The golf club market opens up

By Alan Prescott May 6, 2021 Links to previous articles: “The business of golf – It…

Updated Vaccination rates in Nassau County

Florida Department of Health May 6, 2021

Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Launches New Job Board & Resume Writing Service

MEDIA RELEASE Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Regina Duncan  (904) 879-1441 [email protected]   May 4, 2021…

New exhibit opening at Shady Ladies Art

Shady Ladies Art Press Release May 5, 2021 Shady Ladies Art welcomes R. Nico Ramos as…

Florida Department of Health May 5 – Nassau County Daily Coronavirus total at 8 – One additional death

Florida Department of Health May 5, 2021

Friends of Fernandina Beach Aviation awards first Joshua Barber Memorial Scholarship

Friends of Fernandina Aviation Press Release Contact: Roger Ridings [email protected] May 5, 2021 Friends of Fernandina…

Amelia Island CVB distributes Amelia Island Foundation funds

Amelia Island Convention and Visitors Bureau Press Release May 5, 2021 More than $7,500 going to…

Amelia Island Comp Plan/LDC working group seeks input

MEDIA RELEASE Submitted by Margaret Kirkland Amelia Tree Conservancy May 4, 2021 May 1, 2021– The…

The first Asian Elephants have arrived at White Oak Conservation

White Oak Conservation Press Release May 4, 2021 We are excited to announce that the first…

After 40 years of service, Fernandina Beach Police Officer steps down

City of Fernandina Beach May 4, 2021   This is Mitch White. Today is a bitter…

Upcoming Barnabas Center Drive-Through Food Assistance Calendar

May 4, 2021

DeSantis lifts Florida pandemic protocols: ‘We are no longer in a state of emergency

The Center Square By John Haughey May 4, 2021 (The Center Square) – Gov. Ron DeSantis…

Young celebrates 10 years with the Fernandina Beach Police Department

City of Fernandina Beach May 3, 2021   This is Danny Young. Today Danny is celebrating…

The business of golf – ” . . . golf equipment was changing dramatically . . .”

By Alan Prescott May 3, 2021 Links to previous articles: “The business of golf – It…

A letter to OHPA – “Either pay the tax or produce the records – OHPA’s choice.”

By Chip Ross Private Citizen May 3, 2021 Editor’s Note: For our readers who are not…

Annual “Highway to Help Heroes Charity Drive” opens registration for 2021 event

May 3, 2021 All proceeds will benefit the Fraternal Order of Police Foundation and K9s for…

Meetings of the American Beach Water & Sewer District

Nassau County Insider Press Release May 3, 2021 4/30/21 @ 2:15 p.m. – In August 2020,…

New operating hours for Convenience Recycling Center beginning May 17

Nassau County Insider May 3, 2021 The Convenience Recycle Center will have new operating hours beginning…

Summer Camp 2021 at the History Museum set for June

May 1, 2021

Community Hospice & Palliative Care announces Free Virtual Support Sessions for May

Media Release Community Hospice & Palliative Care May 2, 2021   1. Let’s Talk: Advance Care…

AMP offers return to the ’60’s with Laugh In

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Bill McHenry May 1, 2021 Editor’s Note: Bill McHenry is a retired architect who spent…

Grouper, hogfish and blueline tilefish seasons reopen May 1 in Atlantic

MEDIA RELEASE May 1, 2021   The following species will reopen to recreational harvest May 1…

Florida Nature Trackers: A Day of Discovery at L. Kirk Edwards WEA

A Day of Discovery at L. Kirk Edwards Wildlife and Environmental Area By Ben Rangel May…

FWC helps pet owners prepare for new invasive reptile rules taking effect April 29

Media Release May 1, 2021 New rules designed to protect Florida from high-risk, nonnative reptiles take…

FBI “Statement of Facts” on Nassau County man arrested after Capitol insurrection

Written by FBI Task Force Officer April 30, 2021 Editor’s Note:  This is not a press…

COVID-19 vaccine available at Yulee Walmart – No need to register for appointment

Walmart Press Release April 30, 2021

North Florida Land Trust Applauds Florida Lawmakers for Passing the Florida Wildlife Corridor Act

Media Release April 30, 2021 Jacksonville, Fla., April 30, 2021 – North Florida Land Trust congratulates…

Starting Point welcomes three new members to the Board of Directors

Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Laureen Pagel, Ph.D., CEO [email protected] Press Release April 30. 2021 Yulee, FL:…

Old Town Sugarberry named “Florida Challenger”

By Chris Hastings April 30, 2021 Just in time for Arbor Day, the giant Sugarberry Tree…

Fernandina Beach Market Place for May 1

Fernandina Market Place Press Release Submitted by Judi Mackie April 29, 2021 Fernandina Beach is home…

Lady A helps drive successful 2021 Heart Ball

First Coast American Heart Association Press Release April 29, 2021 Headlined by Lady A, the multi-Platinum,…

Florida Department of Health April 29 – Nassau County daily Coronavirus total at 10

Florida Department of Health April 29, 2021

Catch a Florida Memory in the prime of springtime

Media Release April 29, 2021   Springtime means tight lines for many anglers. With winter in…

The business of golf – Professional jealousy

By Alan Prescott April 29, 2021 Links to previous articles: “The business of golf – It…

10 questions for Chief Hurley prior to retirement

City of Fernandina Beach April 29, 2021 Editor’s Note: Hats off to the City of Fernandina…

Florida’s $448 health care budget doesn’t include expanded Medicaid

The Center Square By John Haughey April 29, 2021 (The Center Square) – The Florida Legislature’s…

FSCJ to Host Virtual Form Your Future: Financial Aid Homestretch on May 11

Media Release April 28, 2021 Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ), in partnership with Earn Up,…

City of Fernandina Beach swimming lesson’s registration begins May 3

City of Fernandina Beach April 28, 2021   Registration for swim lessons opens Monday, May 3.…

All roads lead to “Amelia’s Grand Motoring Hangar Night”

Grand Motoring Hangar Night Press Release April 28, 2021   Popular annual motoring film festival announces…

Nassau County man charged with “violent entry onto U.S. Capitol grounds” during insurrection

News4Jax Reported by Corley Peel April 28, 2021 To view complete news report click here. News4Jax…

House sends petition cap to DeSantis, set to endorse vote-by mail restrictions

The Center Square By John Haughey April 28, 2021 (The Center Square) – A bill dramatically…

Your help is needed to identify man who entered private property

Nassau County Sheriff’s Office Bill Leeper, Sheriff April 27, 2021     ***ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY*** The…

Flood Awareness – Protecting your home from flooding

Nassau County Insider April 27, 2021 In observance of Flood Awareness Month, we have provided information…

“Just Above Water: Florida Folk Art” on display at Fernandina Beach Library Branch beginning May 1

Friends of the Library Fernandina Beach Press Release By Hope Foley Communications Chair [email protected] April 19,…

April’s “Pink Moon” as seen from Amelia Island

Photo by Stephen R. Leimberg unseenimages.com April 27, 2021 According to the Farmers’ Almanac, a “Super…

The prestigious “Amelia” spotlights Dr. Cade’s prized President

Media Release Cade Museum April 27, 2021   Dr. James Robert Cade, the trailblazing namesake of…

Legality of Florida’s proposed gaming compact could be a dice roll

The Center Square By John Haughey April 27, 2021 (The Center Square) – If the Legislature…

Florida’s new “anti-riot” to be challenged in court

The Center Square By John Haughey April 26, 2021 (The Center Square) – Florida’s Combating Public…

The business of golf – “He noticed a familiar face hitting golf balls . . .”

By Alan Prescott April 26, 2021 Previous articles: “The business of golf – It takes a…

Grand Reopning – Nassau County Council on Aging Fernandina Life Center to open May 14

Nassau County Council on Aging Press Release Submitted by Liz Dunn April 26, 2021 We’re Back…We’re…

Florida Department of Health April 26 – Nassau County Coronavirus daily total at 11

Florida Department of Health April 26, 2021

Free COVID-19 Testing at Journey Church – April 28

Nassau County Emergency Management April 26, 2021

City reports recent increase in illegal dumping

City of Fernandina Beach April 26, 2021

Nassau County COVID-19 Testing for May

May 23, 2021

Find a Florida Friendly Fishing Guide

Media Release April 25, 2021 Looking for an eco-minded fishing guide as you schedule your spring…

‘Big Fishing for Little Hearts’ – Wolfson Children’s Hospital Bass Tournament – May 13 – 15

May 25, 2021 Big fishing for little hearts May 13-15, 2021, at the City Docks in…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

Dan Lehmann March 26, 2021   Editor’s Note:  Dan Lehmann moved to Fernandina Beach in 2019…

“Give it a Shot for Literacy” at Amelia Shotgun Sports – May 22

April 24, 2021 Editor’s Note:  To register click on Ferst Readers poster below.

Nassau County vaccination results as of April 23

Information from CDC April 23, 2021

Chamber announces Grand Opening of Teak and Ivy Boutique on Centre Street

Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Media Release April 23, 2021

ACT opens registration for two summer camps

Amelia Community Theatre Media Release April 26, 2021 To register online, click here. For more information…

Ferst Readers seeks 360 people to adopt a reader for $36

April 2021 To donate, click on the poster below.

Toptracer at Fernandina Beach Golf Course – “Check out the new games!”

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release April 23, 2021   Toptracer is fun for all ages!…

Mark Foxworth to serve as City of Fernandina Beach Chief of Police

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release Submitted by Mary Hamburg Digital Communications Specialist www.fbfl.us April 23,…

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Nassau County Insider April 23, 2021 Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public…

Pact granting Seminoles exclusive control of Florida sports gaming “imminent”

The Center Square By John Haughey April 23, 2021 (The Center Square) – Florida Gov. Ron…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – City projects updates: airport, beach walkovers, and more . .

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach April 23, 2021 Earlier this month, I offered a…

Earth Day – “Protect our Planet”

Nassau County Insider Press Release April 22, 2021 It’s hard to imagine a time where there…

Missing man found safe by K9 team

Nassau County Sheriff’s Office Press Release April 22, 2021 Editor’s Note:  To read previous press release…

Carriers: No-fault repeal will increase

The Center Square By John Haughey April 22, 2021 (The Center Square) – Doing away with…

Fernandina Beach Police Officer Brian Evatt celebrates 13 years of service

Fernandina Beach Police Department April 22, 2021     This is Officer Brian Evatt. Several days…