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How you can recognize and avoid a scam (and help others)

September 26, 2021 by Alvaro Puig Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Each year, Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates…

Florida’s coral reef: Our underwater national treasure

Media Release September 26, 2021   Florida’s coral reef: Our underwater national treasure Sure, you’ve heard…

Deputy shot during traffic stop ‘not going to survive,’ Nassau sheriff says

News4Jax.com 3:02 p.m. September 25, 2021 Despite heroic efforts from the medical staff at UF Health…

How to spot, stop, and report post-disaster scams

September 25, 2021 by Colleen Tressler Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC Whether you’re starting…

Nassau County DOH awarded Healthy Brain Initiative grant

September 24, 2021 Media Release Fernandina Beach, September 24, 2021 — Florida Department of Health in…

9/11 Commemorative Coin presented to Fernandina Beach Police Chief

Fernandina Beach Police Department September 25, 2021     Retired Firefighter/Paramedic Rolen Sauls and Baptist Nassau…

Nassau County Sheriff’s Office provides more photos of deputy shooting suspect

Nassau County Sheriff’s Office September 24, 2021 More photos of our suspect Patrick McDowell.  

COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report: County Overview – Week Ending Sept 23

Florida Department of Health September 24, 2021 Editor’s Note:  Cases down and positivity down.  Good work…

Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery plans October “Corner Show” featuring St Augustine Collection

Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery Press Release September 21, 2020  Ken Keeley’s “St. Augustine Collection” Plantation…

Fernandina Beach Police Department recognizes Police Auxiliary Corp

Fernandina Beach Police Department September 24, 2021 The Fernandina Beach Police Auxiliary Corps (PAC) consists of…

Florida extends mandate ban to include ‘institutionalized quaratining’ of K-12 students

The Center Square By John Haughey September 24, 2021 (The Center Square) – The DeSantis administration…

Weekly Comments: “Four Song Philosophy”

By Dale Martin Fernandina Beach City Manager September 24, 2021 During lengthy drives like the recent…

Nassau County announces death of facilities supervisor

Nassau County Insider September 23, 2021 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing…

Cars & Cannons Vintage Car Show at Fort Clinch

Friends of Fort Clinch Press Release September 23, 2021 Cars & Cannons Vintage Car Show at…

Shelby Oliver surprised with donations for Safety Patrol

Nassau County Insider September 23, 2021 Deputy Eric Oliver was killed in the line of duty…

City Parks & Recreation welcomes new employee

City of Fernandina Beach September 23, 2021     Meet Hannah Ross! Hannah is originally from…

Florida surgeon general nominee rejects business lockdowns

The Center Square By John Haughey September 23, 2021 “Lapado made it clear he shares DeSantis’…

Drug operation “Behind the Tracks” nabs 6 repeat offenders from O’Neil/Scott Road area

Nassau County Sheriff’s Office Press Release September 22, 2021 During the month of June 2021, the…

Nassau County Council on Aging to host “2020 – A Look Back” photo exhibit

Nassau County Council on Aging Press Release Submitted by Liz Dunn [email protected] Sept. 22, 2021     …

North Florida Land Trust has acquired the funding to Save the Small Islands

Media Release September 21, 2021   The River Branch Foundation has donated the remaining money needed…

Media groups join suit demanding Florida publicly post daily COVID-19 data

The Center Square By John Haughey September 22, 2021 (The Center Square) – Eight news organizations,…

Local author releases short story collection inspired by the creatures of Amelia Island

Press Release By Linda Guecia September 21, 2021 Love is all around in Amelia Island, Florida.…

Nassau County Parks & Recreation Presents: Halloween Festival, seeks business help

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager September 21, 2021 9/16/21 @ 5:30…

Mental Health disparities in minority population

CREED Submitted by Jennette Baker Information from Brooklane.org September 21, 2021 https://www.brooklane.org/blog/mental-health-disparities-minority-populations Although minorities are just…

FWC seeks public input on beach-nesting birds draft guidelines

Media Release September 16, 2021 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking public…

“Vaccines Save Lives” – Schedule your appointment Thursday, Sept 23

Nassau County Emergency Management September 21, 2021 Vaccines will be available to anyone 12 or older.…

Citizens for a Better Nassau – Nassau County continues to struggle with growth

Citizens for a Better Nassau By Bill Gingrich September 20, 2021 ” . . . our…

Nassau County Schools COVID-19 report – Week ending Sept 17

Nassau County Schools September 20,  2021     Nassau County Schools September 7, 2021 August 27,…

Nassau Board of County Commissioners Votes to Reduce Tax Rate While Delivering Big on Road, Park and Public Safety Projects

Media Release Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer (904) 530-6010 [email protected] Nassau County, Florida, September 17, 2021-…

Business Taxes due to City of Fernandina Beach by September 30

Media Release City of Fernandina Beach September 20, 2021   It’s renewal season! Business owners, check…

Road Closure at Beech and Atlantic due to utility maintenance on Tuesday and Wednesday

City of Fernandina Beach September 20, 2021   South 13th Street between Beech and Atlantic will…

Friends of Fernandina Beach Aviation announces 2021 FSCJ Scholarship Recipient

Friends of Fernandina Aviation Press Release Contact: Roger Ridings [email protected] September 20, 2021   Joshua Henline…

Volunteer Open House to be held at Amelia Community Theatre Sept 28

Amelia Community Theatre Guild Press Release Submitted by Cindy Levine President September 20,2021 The Amelia Community…

Residence Inn Amelia Island donates to Teacher Depot

Residence Inn Amelia Island Press Release Submitted by Justin Taylor Director of Sales & Marketing September…

Sept. 24: last day to harvest bay scallops this year

Media Release September 20, 2021 The last day to recreationally harvest bay scallops in Gulf County…

Kenya Partners 2021 Annual Benefit at Walkers Landing September 26, 2021

PRESS RELEASE September 19, 2021 Kenya Partners, a 501(c)(3) non-profit operating in Kenya since 2006, announces…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Carollee Addams September 18, 2021 Editor’s Note: Carollee Addams moved to Fernandina Beach from Naples,…

Friends of Crooked River State Park hosts annual volunteer event – Sept 25

Friends of Crooked River State Park Press Release September 17, 2021 Location: 6222 Charlie Smith Sr…

Be BearWise: Follow FWC’s bear necessities this fall

Media Release September 14, 2021   Fall is approaching and that means Florida black bears are…

Nassau County Road & Lane Closures: Week of September 18-24, 2021

I-95 at Tide Creek< Daytime lane closures from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and nighttime lane…

Attorney General Moody demands President Biden drop vaccine mandate or risk legal action

Attorney General Ashley Moody State of Florida September 18, 2021     TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley…

COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report: County Overview – Sept 10 – 16

Florida Department of Health September 17, 2021              

Starting Point program to combat suicide: September 23

September 17, 2021   To learn more about Starting Point, its programs and services, visit their…

Bestselling author’s national tour includes stop in Fernandina – Sept 21

Story & Song Press Release Submitted by Mark Kaufman September 17, 2021 To order tickets click…

Senator Bean proclaims September 2021 Brain Aneurysm Month

Baptist Medical Center Press Release September 17, 2021 Florida Sen. Aaron Bean proclaims September 2021 as…

The Partnership for Mental Health Awards nearly $600,000 in grants

The Community Foundation Press Release Contact: Susan Datz Edelman VP, Strategic Communications [email protected] September 16, 2021…

Musical Fireworks this Weekend in Atlanta!

September 16, 2021

City of Fernandina Beach updates information on credit card processing fees

City of Fernandina Beach September 16, 2021   The City of Fernandina Beach’s credit card payment…

Fiesta de Santa Maria 2021 – This Saturday

Biden ‘hurricane tax’ could boost Floridians’ property insurance $300 each year

The Center Square by John Haughey September 16, 2021 (The Center Square) – Ballooning reinsurance costs,…

NAMI – Nassau County Florida introduces new board members

NAMI Nassau County Press Release Submitted by Nancy Bell September 16, 2021 Nancy Bell, President of…

Nassau County employees recognized for years of service

Nassau County Insider September 16, 2021 At yesterday’s Board of County Commissioner’s meeting, two employees were…

Amelia Island Tree Conservancy donates $10,000 to Amelia Forever for Little NaNa Dune

Amelia Tree Conservancy Press Release Submitted by Lyn Pannone September 15, 2021 Amelia Tree Conservancy (ATC)…

Amelia Lifelong Learning Classes Offered This Fall

September 15, 2021

FDOH-NASSAU Hilliard WIC Office Currently Under Renovation

Media Release September 15, 2021 Fernandina Beach, FL – The Hilliard WIC clinic will be temporarily…

History Museum program on Cuba kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

  In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, our new temporary exhibit will open this Friday. The…

Amelia Musical Playhouse presents: The Oldest Profession

September 15, 2021 Sep 24 – Sep 26 Directed by: Linda Janca Five aging practitioners of the…

Tree planting takes place on Hickory Street in Fernandina Beach

City of Fernandina Beach Friends of the Amelia Island Trails September 15, 2021    

Travel+Leisure Magazine Names Amelia Island Among “World’s Best”

Amelia Island Convention & Visitor Bureau Media Release September 14, 2021 AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (Sept. 9,…

Friends team up to raise funds for Barnabas

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Alexandra Winsor, Communications Manager www.BarnabasNassau.org September 14, 2021 Liza Cotter and…

City Parks & Rec SCUBA Certification begins Sept 17

City of Fernandina Beach Parks & Rec September 14, 2021     The next opportunity for…

Business of golf: Fernandina Beach Golf Club improvements

By Alan Prescott September 14, 2021 Before I give an update on the improvement at the…

Nassau Education Foundation announces the second annual membership drive

Nassau Education Foundation Press Release Contact: Susan DeVane [email protected] September 13, 2021 The Nassau Education Foundation…

Amelia Island Book Festival to hold kick-off event October 21

Amelia Island Book Festival Press Release Diana Frank Communications Director September 13, 2021 Visit ameliaislandbookfestival.org to…

Nassau County Schools COVID-19 Report – Week ending Sept 10

Nassau Schools September 13, 2021 Nassau County Schools September 7, 2021 August 27, 2021 Week of…

Timucuan Parks Foundation asks Volunteers to join them for the 2021 Florida Coastal Cleanup

Media Release September 13, 2021 Timucuan Parks Foundation will be leading two cleanups on Saturday, Sept.…

Fernandina Harbor Weekly Navigation Report: Week Ending September 5, 2021

September 12, 2021

COVID-19 is still impacting American families and businesses. Do you need financial assistance now?

September 12, 2021 by Emily Wu Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC While some…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Stephan R. Leimberg unseenimages.com September 11, 2021 Editor’s note: A native of Wildwood, New Jersey…

Your boss isn’t emailing you about a gift card

September 11, 2021 by Ari Lazarus Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Did you get an email from…

Passing of Former Nassau County Commissioner Steve Kelley

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager September 11, 2021 It is with…

Nassau County Road & Lane Closures: Week of September 11-17, 2021

I-95 at Tide Creek Daytime lane closures from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and nighttime lane…

FWC approves three new Florida Saltwater Fishing Records

Media Release September 11, 2021 Whiting (Gulf kingfish) Captain Sidney Little caught the latest Gulf kingfish…

Remembering September 11, 2001

September 10, 2021   Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks. A…

COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report Sept 3 – 9 – Cases down in Nassau County

Florida Department of Health September 10, 2021