Author Archives: Press Release

Fernandina Beach Police arrest Nassau County Commissioner on DUI Charge

News4Jax June 22, 2022 To view the News4Jax report, click here.   News4Jax is reporting [...]

Nassau Habitat for Humanity to Unveil Expansion Plans

Nassau Habitat for Humanity Press Release Submitted by Cindy Jacoby June 21, 2022 Nassau Habitat [...]

Aaron Bell brings Riverstone tower fight to Nassau County Commission campaign

By Wes Wolfe June 20, 2022   Bell raised nearly $11,000 in May and [...]

Anything Goes at Amelia Musical Playhouse

Anything Goes Jun 30 – Jul 10 Come on a cruise this summer with a [...]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces 2022 Florida Python Challenge®

FWC Press Release June 17, 2022   MIAMI —  Governor Ron DeSantis announced that registration [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

Photographs by Hal and Kirsten Snyder Information from Bill George June 18, 2022 The Snyder [...]

Celebrate Juneteenth this Sunday!

Source:  Wikipedia Juneteenth — June 19th — is also known as Emancipation Day, Freedom Day, [...]

Wolfson Children’s Hospital ranks among best in the country for Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery

Press Release   U.S. News & World Report releases annual rankings of Best Children’s Hospitals, [...]

Recreational red snapper season starts June 17 in Gulf state and federal waters off Florida

FWC Press Release June 18, 2022 The recreational red snapper season will start June 17 [...]

Ribbon Cutting and Firing of First Shot Ceremony Celebrating Phase One of Nassau Cty Training Facility

Nassau County Insider June 17, 2022 In January 2017, the Board of County Commissioners dedicated [...]

Duval County & Regional Leaders Stand with Aaron Bean

Press Release June 17, 2022 Fernandina Beach, Fla. – Republican candidate for Congressional District 4 Aaron Bean has [...]

Imperiled beach-nesting bird success leans on work of State Parks volunteers

By Wes Wolfe June 17, 2022 Birds aren’t waiting for new policy implementation before [...]

Weekly Comments from City Manager Dale Martin: 13 ways to kill your community

By Dale Martin Fernandina Beach City Manager June 16, 2022   At the annual Florida [...]

Shrinkflation: paying more for less

By Peter Schorsch Last Call Newsblog June 15, 2022 Inflation has led to higher prices [...]

High Level Census Bureau Official to Speak to Genealogy Enthusiasts – June 21

Amelia Island Genealogical Society Submitted by Rob Portegies-Zwart Program Chair June 15, 2022 The Amelia [...]

Loving God, Loving Neighbor

By Christopher Bogosh Religion Correspondent June 14, 202 Hello, I’m Christopher Bogosh. I am part [...]

Help nesting sea turtles by respecting their nests

FWC Press Release June 15, 2022 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds [...]

State Legislature approves funding for the Amelia Island Trail

Nassau County Press Release   Nassau County, Florida, June 15, 2022 – Nassau County, in [...]

Fernandina Port Making Last Minute Try For Grants

Florida Politics By Wes Wolfe June 13, 2022 The next opportunity to do something is [...]

Nassau schools’ Bus Routes Overburdened, May Have ‘Blackout’ Days

Florida Politics By Wes Wolfe June 13, 2022 ‘We’re talking about contingency plans for next [...]

Centers for Disease Control – COVID-19 Level in Nassau County High

Center for Disease Control (Updated Last Thursday) June 12, 2022 To view the Center for [...]

Protect your Medicare number, your other info, and your money

FTC Consumer Alert By Bridget Small June 12, 2022   Last year, the FTC got [...]

A Culture in Peril

By Glenda Simmons-Jenkins June 11, 2022 One generation of land loss and displacement is all [...]

Spotting the FTC’s most reported crypto scams

FTC Consumer Alert By Andrew Rayo June 11, 2022   If the cryptocurrency craze feels [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Dan Kossman June 10, 2022     Editor’s Note:  The Amelia Island Bird Club [...]

Happening at the History Museum

Amelia Island Museum of History | 233 South 3rd Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034   [...]

Another area code coming to Northeast Florida

June 10, 2022 The Florida Public Service Commission recently announced that due to significant population [...]

Clay, Nassau Sheriffs endorse Aaron Bean for CD 4

By Wes Wolfe June 10, 2022 Bean also reiterated his support for law enforcement. [...]

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – A Trashy Report

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach June 10, 2022 Mr. Greg Huntington, Waste Management [...]

Rundown on DeSantis’ Budget Vetoes

By Mike Phillips Editor June 9, 2022 When governors have line-item veto power over state [...]

A Message from the Amelia Island Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Amelia Island Convention & Visitors Bureau recently launched to gather public input for two strategic initiatives [...]

Scammers pretend to be U.S. Customs and Border Protection

FTC Consumer Alert By Kira Krown June 4, 2022 Has the U.S. Border Patrol called [...]

North Florida Land Trust has facilitated the potential expansion of the Egans Creek Greenway

NFLT press Release May 26, 2022 The City of Fernandina Beach has approved the NFLT [...]

Fernandina Beach Police Officer Fired After Sexual Battery Arrest and Investigation

Fernandina Beach Police Department Jeffrey Tambasco, Deputy Chief June 6, 2022 On May 30, 2022, [...]

COVID-19 Hospitalizations Low in Nassau County, Florida

Centers for Disease Control June 6, 2022 For more detailed information, click here.

Florida Department of Health – COVID-19 Situation Report – Week ending June 2

Florida Department of Health June 5, 2022                

Nassau County to offer Vendor Outreach Sessions this month

from The County insider Office of the Nassau County Manager June 5, 2022 The Nassau [...]

Governor Ron DeSantis continues support for conservation, FWC and Florida’s law enforcement officers

Press Release June 5, 2022 Thursday, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Freedom [...]

FTC says credit repair company sold sham services and a pyramid scheme

FTC Consumer Alert By Seena Gresson June 5, 2022 If your credit score is low, [...]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Two to the St. John’s River Water Management District

Press Release Office of the Governor June 5, 2022 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Friday, Governor Ron [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Wayne Howard June 4, 2022 Editor’s Note: For our readers who miss the pier [...]

Fish license-free in Florida two weekends in June

FWC Press Release June 1, 2022   The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) [...]

Leadership Nassau Graduates Class #20

Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Press Releaase June 2, 2022 Nassau County, FL (June 1, [...]

Fernandina Beach & Wildlight Market Place Opens on Saturday Come Rain or Shine

Fernandina Beach Market Place Submitted by Judie Mackie June 2, 2022 The Fernandina Beach Market [...]

Fernandina mourns the passing of Tony Tringali

Oxley Heard Funeral Home June 1, 2022 A Note:  During the 1950s and 60s, the [...]

Loggerhead Turtles love Amelia Island

Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch June 1, 2022 The Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch is [...]

Celebrate Pride, Fight Fraud

FTC Consumer Alert By Sam Levine, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection June 1, 2022 Fraud [...]

2022 Hurricane season begins today

By Peter Schorsch Last Call Newsletter June 1, 2022   The National Oceanic and Atmospheric [...]

An Update for Fernandina Observer Readers

By Mike Phillips Fernandina Observer Editor May 31, 2022 Dear Observer readers: I have had [...]

Opinion: To stabilize property insurance, focus on resilience

By Rob Bradley Jacksonville Today May 30, 2022 There is a reason why very few [...]

DeSantis signs property insurance, condo reform bills into law

By Jordan Kirkland The Capitolist May 30, 2022   Governor Ron DeSantis on Thursday signed into [...]

New Fernandina Port leader receives contract, first major task

By Wes Wolfe May 27, 2022 ‘It’s going to be a lot of fun. [...]

Scammers are offering student loan (un)forgiveness

FTC Consumer Alert May 27, 2022 The U.S. Department of Education recently announced another extension [...]

Twitter and your privacy

FTC Consumer Alert May 28, 2022 Twitter introduced the world to the concept of communicating [...]

Florida Friendly Angler course is now live!

FWC Press Release May 28, 2022   The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), [...]

Centers for Disease Control – COVID-19 in Nassau County

Center for Disease Control May 27, 2022 Thank you Tom McKenna for alerting us to [...]

Transparency issues don’t hinder plan for new Fernandina Port warehouse

By Wes Wolfe May 27, 2022   A Commissioner objected to OHPA’s lack of [...]

The fleecing of taxpayers – Citizens for a Better Nassau

Citizens for a Better Nassau May 27, 2022 The county’s irrational aversion to debt financing [...]

VFW Post 4351 to host Memorial Day Ceremony – May 30

City of Fernandina Beach May 27, 2022 Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 30, 2022 11:00 [...]

Rabbits Dumped on City Greenway

City of Fernandina Beach Kathy Russell Egans Creek Greenway May 26, 2022 Really? It’s happened [...]

Upcoming June Events at Barnabas

Barnabas Center Nassau Jenna Moore Communications Manager May 26, 2022 As we approach the long [...]

City’s re-do of Wolff Park showers saves taxpayer dollars

City of Fernandina Beach May 26, 2022   From Public Works – Operations Director Jeremiah [...]

Fernandina Beach Market Place offerings for Saturday

Fernandina Beach Market Place Submitted by Judie Mackie May 24, 2022 Memorial Day Weekend is [...]

A message from Nassau County Sheriff After School Shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Bill Leeper Nassau County Sheriff May 25, 2022     A message from Nassau County [...]

Nassau County Commissioners reject 85-foot tower settlement

Florida Politics By Wes Wolffe May 24, 2022 Riverstone’s next possible move is filing a [...]

Memorial Day Weekend Travel Advisory for JAX

Jacksonville Aviation Authority Press Release May 24, 2022 With the Memorial Day holiday approaching, the [...]

Atlantic snook to close in state and federal waters

FWC Press Release May 23, 2022   The recreational harvest of snook in Atlantic state [...]

Passport Day at Fernandina Beach Library – May 28

Friends of the Library May 23, 2022

Applying for jobs? Be on the lookout for scams

May 23, 2022 You might have just graduated from college, but there’s still more to [...]

Hang up on imposter scams

FTC Consumer Alert May 23, 2022   When people encounter scams or bad business practices, [...]

Tourists Flocking to Amelia Island Despite Increasing Costs

Florida Politics By Wes Wolffe May 22, 2022 Occupancy is up 8% at hotels, while [...]

Is your kid using education technology? Read on

FTC Consumer Alert May 22, 2022 Whether in class or at home, kids are probably [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Brett Lupfer May 21, 2022 Editor’s Note: Brett Lupfer is a professional photographer/videographer who [...]

Florida Department of Health Nassau County COVID-19 Cases Rising – Week ending May 19

Florida Department of Health May 20, 2022                 [...]