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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…

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and Virtual Workshop

June 13, 2020 Contact: Michael Godwin [email protected] (904) 557-9152 [Fernandina Beach, Fla.] — Monday, June 15,…

Island Art Association opens its doors

Island Art Association Press Releases Submitted by Marla McDaniel June 13, 2020 “Island Art Gallery will…

FDOT road and lane closures

FDOT Press Release June 12, 2020   Nassau County I-95 (FIN 431958-1-52-01) (30.743167, -81.654806) (30°44’35.4″N 81°39’17.3″W)…

Racial Equality Coalition to hold peaceful Black Lives Matter rally and march at Central Park – Saturday, 3:00 p.m.

Media Release June 12, 2020

RNC Chair Announces Jacksonville, FL as Host City for GOP 2020 nominating convention

Republican National Committee Press Release June 12, 2020 WASHINGTON – Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel…

Health Department urges protection against mosquito-, tick-borne illnesses

Contact:  Michael Godwin [email protected] 904-875-6100 June 11, 2020 Yulee, Fla.— The Florida Department of Health in…

City of Fernandina Beach works to keep employees and customers COVID-19 free

City of Fernandina Beach June 11, 2020

A plea for city support of small businesses – An opinion

By Katy Dougherty Tasty’s Fresh Burgers June 11, 2020 I write on behalf of the small…

Improvements at Nassau County beach front parks

Nassau County Insider June 11, 2020 6/10/20 @ 3:45 p.m. As many of you are aware,…

City wants your help to keep storm drains clear of debris

City of Fernandina Beach June 10, 2020  

5 fundamentals of safe hunting

June 8, 2020 Do you know someone who wants to learn how to hunt or target…

City urges residents to be counted – “Significant federal and state funding allocations rely heavily on Census data” –

City of Fernandina Beach June 9, 2020 A message from the City of Fernandina Beach:  The…

Nassau County Professional Firefighters endorse Charlie Gressman for Nassau County Commissioner, District 5

Charlie Gressman Campaign Candidate Nassau County District 5 Press Release June 9, 2020 Recently, the local…

Progress on the Fernandina Harbor Marina continues

City of Fernandina Beach June 8, 2020  

Citizens for a Better Nassau – “A tale of two Nassau Counties”

Citizens for a Better Nassau By Bill Gingrich June 8, 2020 Picture for a moment this…

FDOT provides update on I-10 checkpoint at Florida/Alabama State Line

FDOT Press Release June 7, 2020 In accordance with Phase 2 of Governor Ron DeSantis’ Safe.…

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

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Contact: Alexandra Winsor, Communications Manager [email protected] www.BarnabasNassau.org June 6, 2020 As…

Expansive recreational trails system opens at Wildlight

Wildlight Press Release June 5, 2020 The system connects Wildlight Village Center to more than 10…

Florida Supreme Court rules against assault weapons ban amendment

The Center Square By John Haughey June 5, 2020   (The Center Square) – The Florida…

Noelle Almond – Corner Artist for June at Plantation Artist’s Guild & Gallery

Plantation Artists’ Galery Press Release June 3, 2020 PAGG (Plantation Artists’ Guild & Gallery) is pleased…

Free COVID-19 testing and Hepatitis A Vaccines offered at Martin Luther King Center on June 6

Florida Dept of Health Nassau June 3, 2020 The Fl Department of Health-Nassau County is providing…

Sims named Assistant Principal at Hilliard Elementary

Nassau County School Board Press Release June 3, 2020 Ms. Jacquelin Sims is looking forward to…

Workshop on Nassau County Recreation Master Plan June 8

BOARD OF NASSAU COUNTY COMMISSIONERS  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer (904) 530-6010…

Nassau County Clerk of Courts Now Offering Marriage Applications Online

From the the Nassau County Clerk’s Office June 2, 2020 The wait is over!! Couples who…

Conservation Trust Fund Donation and Matching Program Opportunity Expanded and Extended In honor of Mrs. Bean

City of Fernandina Beach Media Release May 30, 2020 This week the City’s Conservation Land Trust…

Organized Youth Sports in Nassau County may resume

Office of Nassau County Manager Press Release May 29, 2020 Nassau County, Florida, May 29, 2020…

June 1 saltwater fishing openings/closures

May 30, 2020 Starting June 1, the following saltwater fisheries will open or close to harvest:…

Upcoming temporary closures

January 4, 2020 Media alert The City of Fernandina Beach has advised that both Beach Access…

Nassau County Magistrate Jan Carver running for Nassau County Judge

Press Release September 17, 2019 Jan Carver recently filed with the Supervisor of Elections to begin…

David Levy Yulee: A Man, A Moment in Time, A Monument

Submitted by Ron Kurtz Former Director Amelia Island Museum June 12, 2014 1:00 a.m. There is…