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History Museum announces September programs

Joshua Whitfield, Curator Amelia Island Museum of History 233 S. 3rd Street Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 904-261-7378…

Raffle to support Veterans this Friday, August 7

Press Release Patricia Kennedy August 3, 2020 Foar From Home is holding a raffle this Friday,…

Citizens for a Better Nassau – “Elected officials should embrace transparency, integrity & fairness as fundamental to service”

Citizens for a Better Nassau August 3, 2020 This year looks very different from the last…

Coronavirus Relief Funds for Small Businesses

Contact: Sabrina Robertson Nassau County Public Information Officer (904) 530-6010 [email protected] Nassau County, Florida, August 3,…

Passing of Nassau County Extension Director Rebecca Jordi

NASSAU COUNTY PRESS RELEASE Contact: Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer (904) 530-6010 [email protected] Nassau County, Florida,…

Nassau County announces rent and mortgage relief funding

Nassau County Press Release Contact Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer [email protected] August 3, 2020 In late…

Nassau County Emergency Management Update: 1:00 pm August 1

NOTE:  Nassau County Manager Mike Mullin issued Executive Order 19 today amending the current State of…

Nassau County Emergency Management Will Monitor Tropical Cyclone Isaias through Weekend

From the Nassau County Emergency Management Center Update 9am Sat 1st Aug Isaias has slowed its…

Nassau County road & lane closures: week of August 1-7, 2020

I-95  Daytime lane closures from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday southbound near the…

FWC revises permitting guidelines for threatened gopher tortoise

August 1, 2020 Press Release The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) today approved revisions…

Yulee Kindercare opens in Wildlight

Wildlight Press Release July 31, 2020 The nationally recognized learning center will bring early childhood education…

Is COVID impacting your relationship?

Starting Point Press Release Contact: Laureen Pagel, Ph.D, CEO [email protected] August 1, 2020 July 30, 2020,…

Reminder to candidates: Campaign Signs are not allowed on public property

City of Fernandina Beach August 1, 2020 The City of Fernandina Beach would like to remind…

Stay alert for possible visit from Tropical Storm Isaias

Nassau County Emergency Management July 30, 2020 Editor’s Note: Nassau County Emergency Management (NCEM) is not…

Florida Dept of Economic Opportunity provides re-employment assistance update

July 29, 2020 Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Provides Reemployment Assistance Update – July 27 TALLAHASSEE,…

City Hall Building Department offices move to temporary location

City of Fernandina Beach July 28, 2020

Polling Place Changes for the Primary Election to be held August 18, 2020

Vicki Cannon Nassau County Supervisor of Elections July 26, 2020 Eight polling locations in Nassau County…

Nassau County Emergency Management and Target to offer additional COVID-19 test site

NASSAU EOC – JOINT INFORMATION CENTER CONTACT: DAVE RICHARDSON, PIO E-MAIL: [email protected]OM “Specimen collection at the…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Darryl Stair July 25, 2020 Editor’s Note: Darryl Stair is a semi-pro photographer from East…

FWC approves draft changes to flounder regulations

Press Release July 23, 2020 At its July Commission meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation…

FDOT reports road & lane closures

FDOT Press Release July 24 2020 Nassau County I-95 (FIN 431958-1-52-01) (30.743167, -81.654806) (30°44’35.4″N 81°39’17.3″W) Daytime…

Nassau County Press Release: FACT VS. FICTION

BOARD OF NASSAU COUNTY COMMISSIONERS JOHN A. CRAWFORD Ex-Officio Clerk MICHAEL S. MULLIN County Attorney/County Manager …

Catholic Schools will reopen on August 19

Diocese of St Augustine Press Release July 24, 2020 Jacksonville, Fla. – In a letter to…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – A City budget message

Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach July 24, 2020 Honorable City Commissioners, Residents, and Staff of…

Timucuan Parks Foundation offers community service hours through self-guided volunteer events

Timucuan Parks Foundation Press Release July 23, 2020 Students can earn hours through Aug. 12 by…

Nassau County Council on Aging offers “Virtual Classes for Seniors”

Nassau County Council on Aging Liz Dunn [email protected] July 23, 2020 The Nassau County Council on…

Florida Dept of Economic Opportunity announces bad news for the unemployed

July 23, 2020 Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Provides Reemployment Assistance Update – July 22 TALLAHASSEE,…

Enterprise Holdings Foundation donates $12,500 to Barnabas Center

Barnabas Nassau Contact: Alexandra Winsor, Communications Manager www.BarnabasNassau.org July 21, 2020 Enterprise Holdings Foundation has donated…

City of Fernandina Beach Police Chief announces Police Department Advisory Board

City of Fernandina Beach Police Department James T. Hurley, Chief July 22, 2020 Police Chief Jim…

Local Candymaker Bringing First Coast to the Forefront with Exciting New National Opportunities!

Press Release July 21, 22020 (Amelia Island, FL) – July 21, 2020 – Things are looking…

Nassau County reports application for property located at 5456 First Coast Hwy withdrawn

Nassau County Insider July 21, 2020 7/21/20 @ 11:30 a.m. – The County previously announced receipt…

Public Hearing Regarding Nassau County Beach Ordinance Scheduled for Tuesday, July 28 at 6pm

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Sabrina Robertson Administrative Manager, County Manager’s Office (904) 530-6010 [email protected] Nassau County, Florida,…

Don’t delay Emergency Room care – Amelia Island resident is glad she didn’t!

Baptist Medical Center Press Release July 20, 2020 When you have an emergency medical issue during…

You can help remove a coastal Invader: Russian Thistle

Justina Dacey Natural Resources/Agriculture Extension Agent UF/IFAS Nassau County Extension 543350 US Highway 1 Callahan, FL…

Aguilar announces candidacy for Florida’s 4th Congressional District

Dr. Erick Aguilar Press Release July 20, 2020   Dr. Erick Aguilar, a retired U.S Navy…

Innisfree Hotels welcomes back Olivia Hoblit to manage expanding Amelia Island portfolio

Innisfree Hotels Press Release July 19, 2020 Olivia Hoblit, formerly the manager of Seaside Amelia Inn,…

Author of “Lions in the Water” to appear at Book Loft – August 15

July 14, 2020 Lions in the Water – Available Now Off Amelia’s shores, Jed Salvador and…

Ocean, Highway & Port Authority District 1 Candidates take part in Fernandina Observer’s Q & A

July 17, 2020 Editor’s Note:  For the 9th straight year, the Fernandina Observer is offering candidates…

Nassau County Candidates for Ocean Highway Port Authority District 2 respond to Fernandina Observer’s Q & A

July 17, 2020 Editor’s Note:  For the 9th straight year, the Fernandina Observer is offering candidates…

Nassau County road & lane closures: week of July 18-25, 2020

I-95  Daytime lane closures from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday southbound near the…

FSCJ to Host Virtual Events to Help Students Prepare for College this Fall

July 17, 2020 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) will hold live, virtual…

Nassau Amelia Utilities completes water main break repair – Boil Water Advisory for 72 hours

July 17, 2020 Nassau Amelia Utilities July 16, 2020 Editor’s Note: Areas impacted by the water…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – The final development of the City budget . . .

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach July 17, 2020 The proposed budget for the City’s…

Fernandina Observer’s Q & A for Nassau County Commission District 5

July 2020 Editor’s Note:  For the 9th straight year, the Fernandina Observer is offering candidates the…

Nassau Amelia Utilities provides update on water main break near Ritz Carlton

Nassau Insider July 16, 2020   Pumps put in place were successful in clearing water from…

Fernandina Observer’s Q & A for Nassau County Commission District 3

July 16, 2020 Editor’s Note: For the 9th straight year, the Fernandina Observer is offering candidates…

Fernandina Observer Q & A – Nassau County Board of County Commissioners District 1

July 2020 Editor’s Note:  For the 9th straight year, the Fernandina Observer is offering candidates the…

Nassau Amelia Utilities repairs water main break near Ritz-Carlton

Nassau County Insider July 15, 2020 We have a water main break on the Amelia Island…

Nassau County School Board Candidates District 4 respond to Fernandina Observer’s Q & A

July 2020 Editor’s Note:  For the 9th straight year, the Fernandina Observer is offering candidates the…

Nassau County Supervisor of Elections Candidates take part in Fernandina Observer’s Q & A

July 2020 Editor’s Note:  For the 9th straight year, the Fernandina Observer is offering candidates the…

Housing Market highlights for Nassau County – May 2020

Nassau County Board of Relators July 14, 2020 Housing Market Highlights for Nassau County Florida –…

Nassau County Judicial Candidates participate in Fernandina Observer’s Q & A

July 13, 2020 Editor’s Note:  For the 9th straight year, the Fernandina Observer is offering candidates…

“Another tax increase is in the works” – An opinion

By Patti Clifford July 12, 2020 Another tax increase is in the works for City residents…

Nassau County School Superintendent Candidates take part in Fernandina Observer’s Q & A

July 12, 2020 Editor’s Note:  For the 9th straight year, the Fernandina Observer is offering candidates…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

Stephen R. Leimberg unseenimages.com July 11, 2020 Editor’s note: This amazing photo was taken by Steve…

Bridge replacements on U S 301 at Alligator Creek to begin next week

FDOT July 10, 2020 Traffic will be reduced to two lanes, shifted to one bridge during…

“Fight for Milani” fundraising campaign launched by Fernandina Beach Fire/Rescue Department

City of Fernandina Beach July 10, 2020 Milani, wife of Firefighter/Paramedic Collin Mckee, was recently diagnosed…

County Road 115 Road Closure Notice & Detour

Office of Nassau County Manager Press Release July 10, 2020 Nassau County wants you to know…

Public Hearing Scheduled July 16 to Consider Ordinance Banning Retail Sale of Dogs and Cats in Nassau County

Office of Nassau County Manager Press Release July 10, 2020 On July 16, 2020, the Board…

A Tale of the Real Nassau County

Press Release from Nassau County By Megan Diehl, Office of Management & Budget Director July 10,…

Food distribution scheduled July 11 for Nassau County residents

City of Fernandina Beach July 9, 2020

Public hearing on July 16 to discuss Nassau County impact fees

Office of the Nassau County Manager Press Release July 8, 2020 Nassau County, Florida, July 8,…

Nassau County’s Stormwater Engineer Provides Update on Thomas Creek

Office of the County Manager Press Release July 7, 2020 Nassau County, Florida, July 7, 2020…

Ross seeks re-election to City Commission, Group 3

Chip Ross Candidate Fernandina Beach City Commission, Group 3 Website: http://votechipross.com [email protected] July 7, 2020 Making…

County Plans for Social Distancing During Board Meetings and Public Hearings

Nassau County Press Release Office of the County Manager July 7,  2020   Nassau County, Florida,…

COVID-19 testing in Fernandina Beach on Thursday, July 9

City of Fernandina Beach July 6, 2020 Testing in Fernandina this Thursday! Who: Open to everyone.…

Joint City and Fort Clinch efforts to remove invasive Russian Thistle – Volunteers needed – July 7

City of Fernandina Beach July 6, 2020 Join City and Fort Clinch staff and volunteers for…

McGahee enters race for Fernandina Beach City Commissioner, Group3

Wendall K. McGahee Candidate City Commissioner Group 3 [email protected] July 6, 2020 Mr. Wendall K. McGahee,…

FDOT reviewing “Segmental Bridge Inspection Procedures” statewide

Florida Dept of Transporation Press Release July 2, 2020 In light of preliminary bridge inspection findings…

FWC introduces new, easy-to-use options to log and report harvested deer

July 5, 2020 Those planning to deer hunt this year are reminded about the deer harvest…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Lyn Pannone July 5, 2020 Editor’s Note: Lyn Pannone captured this magnificent photograph on the…

1000 Friends of Florida legislative wrap up

1000 Friends of Florida Press Release July 3, 2020 In a major victory, 1000 Friends led…

Nassau County joins Fernandina Beach in mandating face coverings in indoor public settings

The Nassau County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager 7/2/20 @ 10:00 p.m. At tonight’s…

Florida Ranked 10th Most Bicycle Friendly State in America

FDOT Media Release July 3, 2020 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – Thoughts on Independence Day

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach July 3, 2020 Nearly 250 years ago, by today’s…