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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…

Jacksonville Symphony continues streaming in July

Jacksonville Symphony Media Release July 1, 2020 Since the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts closed…

Responding to COVID=19: How Barnabas is helping Nassau County

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Contact: Alexandra Winsor Communications Manager www.BarnabasNassau.org July 1, 2020 As the…

Cryptocurrency blackmail scam alert

By Cristina Miranda Consumer Education Specialist, FTC July 2, 2020 The email suddenly appears in your…

It’s Military Consumer Month 2020

July 1, 2020 by Andrew Smith Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, FTC Military Consumer Month is…

Fullwood seeks reelection to Ocean, Hwy & Port Authority, District 2

Danny Fullwood Incumbent Candidate for Ocean, Hwy & Port Authority District 2 July 1, 2020 Danny…

City seeks public input on Comprehensive Plan Amendments

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release Kelly Gibson Planning & Conservation Director July 01, 2020 Legislative…

Danny Leeper seeks reelection to Nassau County Board of Commission, District 1

Danny Leeper Incumbent Nassau County Commissioner District 1 July 1, 2020 Thank you for allowing me…

A message from Fernandina Beach City Manager – On-beach parking will open on July 4 with limits

City of Fernandina Beach Dale Martin City Manager July 1, 2020 “Good morning: Following discussion with…

Fernandina Beach Fire Department issues safety tips for 4th of July

Fernandina Beach Fire Department Ty Silcox, Fire Chief June 30, 2020 With the recent change in…

Upcoming History Museum happenings in July 2020

June 30, 2020

Duncan Lamont Clinch Historical Society takes a pandemic pause

Duncan Lamont Clinch Historical Society June 30, 2020   With gatherings limited in the midst of…

Donna Deegan, candidate for Congressional District 4 gains North Florida Central Labor Council AFL-CIO endorsement

Media Release Donna Deegan for Congress Contact:[email protected] June 30, 2020 ATLANTIC BEACH, FL – The North…

Nassau County Florida Dept of Health closes Ash Street location in Fernandina Beach

Florida Dept of Health Nassau Press Release Dr. Eugenia Ngo-Seidel Nassau CHD Director June 30, 2020…

Cascone seeks position as Nassau County Judge

John Cascone Candidate for Nassau County Judge June 30, 2020 John Cascone, candidate for County Judge…

Zimmerman announces candidacy for Ocean, Hwy, Port Authority District 2

Joe Francis Zimmerman III Candidate for Ocean, Highway, and Port Authority, District 2 June 30, 2020…

Nassau County Secures GSG to Develop a Strategic Plan for CARES Act Funding

Contact: Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer (904) 530-6010 [email protected] Nassau County, Florida, June 25, 2020 –…

Timucuan Parks Foundation and AARP host “A Year in Our National Parks” with Mark Woods July 1, 2020

Press Release Jacksonville, Fla., June 29, 2020 – Timucuan Parks Foundation and AARP are hosting a…

Hill seeks position on Ocean, Hwy, & Port Authority, District 1

Miriam Hill Candidate for Ocean, Highway, & Port Authority District 1 [email protected] votemiriamhill.com June 2020 My…

Fernandina Harbor Marina Awarded its 9th Annual designation as a Florida Clean Marina

Westrec Marinas Press Release Contact:  Joe Springer [email protected] or (904) 310-3303 June 28, 2020 Fernandina Harbor…

Stamps announces candidacy for Nassau County Commissioner, District 5

Anthony Stamps Candidate for Nassau County Commissioner District 5 (904)507-8389 Email: [email protected] June 26, 2020 Husband.…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

Stephan R. Leimberg unseenimages.com June 27, 2020 Editor’s note: A native of Wildwood, New Jersey (another…

Nassau County road & lane closures: week of June 27-July 3, 2020

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

Help COVID-19 contact tracers, not scammers

June 26, 2020 by Shameka L. Walker Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC After nearly…

Braddock seeks position as Nassau County Superintendent of Schools

Dale P Braddock Candidate for Nassau County Superintendent of Schools June 26, 2020 Dale P. Braddock,…

City of Fernandina Beach joins Nassau County to urge compliance with CDC recommendations

Nassau County Urges Businesses to Implement Safety Measures to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

Contact: Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer (904) 530-6010 [email protected] Nassau County, Florida, June 25, 2020 –…

Ericksen seeks position on Ocean, Highway, & Port Authority – District 1

Todd S. Ericksen Candidate Port Authority District 1 June 26, 2020 Todd S. Ericksen, proud Nassau…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – ICMA and personal resiliency

Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach June 26, 2020 As a member of the International City/County…

Mattamy Homes and Riverside Homes selected to build new Forest Park neighborhood of Wildlight

WILDLIGHT, FLA. – June 19, 2020 – Raydient Places + Properties announced today that Mattamy Homes…

Main Street Fernandina Beach progress report

By Arlene Filkoff Director Main Street Fernandina Beach June 25, 2020 For those of you who…

Bethea announces candidacy for Nassau County Supervisor of Elections

Stan Bethea Candidate for Nassau County Supervisor of Elections June 25, 2020   “I look forward…

Wagner announces candidacy for Nassau County Superintendent of Schools

Albert Wagner Candidate forNassau County Superintendent of Schools June 2020 Albert Wagner is a public servant…

David Levy Yulee – Another opinion

By Ron Kurtz June 2020 “Rather than espousing bitterness and blame regarding the behavior of those…

Barrett announces candidacy for Nassau County Judge

Jenny Higginbotham Barrett Candidate for Nassau County Judge Press Release June, 19, 2020 I am proud…

Farmer announces candidacy for Nassau County Commissioner, District 5

Klynt A. Farmer Candidate for Nassau County Commission Group 5 Klynt A. Farmer was born, raised…

T-Ray’s becomes second business to take responsible actions during COVID-19

T-Ray’s Facebook By T-Ray, Laura & Staff June 23, 2020 “This employee had no direct contact…

Taylor announces candidacy for Nassau County Supervisor of Elections

Justin Taylor Candidate for Nassau County Supervisor of Elections June 23, 2020 After careful consideration, County…

Amelia Tavern takes responsible precautions due to COVID-19

The Amelia Tavern A Facebook Post June 23, 2020 ” . . . they have not…

City seeks to fill vacancies on Planning & Advisory Board

City of Fernandina Beach June 23, 2020   The City of Fernandina Beach Planning Advisory Board…

Burns seeks re-election as Superintendent of Schools for Nassau County

Dr. Kathy Knight Burns Candidate for Nassau County Superintendent of Schools June 23, 2020 Dr. Kathy…

Florida Dept of Health issues additional public health advisory

Florida Dept of Health Surgeon General June 22, 2020 Editor’s Note:  Yesterday,  two people who have…

Should we honor David Levy Yulee? – An opinion

By Shari Roan and John Findlay June 23,2020 The past few weeks have demonstrated how deeply…

Beware of fake COVID-19 tracing calls

State of Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody June 22, 2020 Attorney General Ashley Moody today issued…

Collaborative report highlights progress and opportunities for supporting Jacksonville’s Homeless

United Way of Northeast Florida Press Release June 22, 2020 Funded by the Jessie Ball duPont…

Property Identification cards permit non residential Nassau County property owners to drive on beaches

Contact: Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer (904) 530-6010 [email protected] Nassau County, Florida, June 19, 2020 –…

WestRock supports effort to preserve Old Town history

By Jennifer Harrison June 21, 2020 If you drove south on Estrada Street in Old Town…

3 Million granted for COVID-19 relief in Northeast Florida

Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund Susan Datz Edelman June 21, 2020 Florida’s First Coast Relief Fund…

Florida Dept of Health- Nassau encourages young adults to take COVID-19 precautions

June 20, 2020 “This is due to the increase in positive tests among the younger population…

Find FWC fishing regulations on your phone via Fish Rules App

June 20, 2020 Looking to keep up to date on Florida’s saltwater fishing regulations? Find them…

Commissioner Leeper Appointed to Florida Association of Counties Board of Directors

Contact: Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer (904) 530-6010 [email protected] Nassau County, Florida, June 18, 2020–  Nassau…

Amelia Island Launches New “Moments” Recovery Marketing Campaign

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (June 18, 2020) – In the wake of unprecedented declines in visitation driven by…

Celebrate Juneteenth Jump-Off on Saturday, June 20th

June 19, 2020

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – Yard waste a growing concern

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach June 19, 2020 A growing concern recently has been…

John Martin announces his candidacy for Nassau County Board of Commission, District 1

John Martin Candidate BOCC, District 1 June 18, 2020 Mr. Martin served 21 years in the…

Fernandina Beach Market Place returns to historic downtown with COVID-19 safety protocols in place

Fernandina Beach Market Place By Judie Mackie June 18, 2020 The Fernandina Beach Market Place has…

Fernandina Beach City Marina debt – An opinion

Editor’s Note: References to the Fernandina Observer were inserted by the author, Chip Ross. We have…

Black Lives Matter – “This movement is long overdue”

By Bonita Reid Gardner June 16, 2020 Of course all lives matter. The height of humanity,…

FWC: keep beaches dark, clean for sea turtles

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission June 16, 2020 Florida’s beaches are a go-to destination for…

FWC’s TrophyCatch celebrates 10,000 catches

June 16, 2020 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) TrophyCatch program, now in Season…

A tutelage on the Anhinga – Amelia Island/Nassau County Bird Club

By Bill George Amelia Island/Nassau Bird Club Photo by Dan Kossman June 15, 2020 What bird…