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“Chipping in for a Cure” Barberitos to support Donna Foundation Breast Cancer Awareness

Barberitos Press Release October 21, 2020 Three Barberitos Restaurants ‘Chipping in for a Cure’ to Support…

New Heart Scanner at Baptist Health saves life

Baptist Health By Kyle Chambers Writer & Media Relations Specialist October 20, 2020 Paul Bosland, 86,…

It’s Rocky Horror Show time again!

Amelia Musical Theatre Press Release October 20. 2020

Amelia Lifelong Learning & ACT join together for “The Play’s the Thing” series

Amelia Lifelong Learning Submitted by Evelyn C. McDonald October 20, 2020 The Play’s the Thing 7.0…

Supply Distribution for Nassau County Businesses

Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Media Release October 19, 2020 The Nassau County Board of County…

HBO MAX program “We’re Here” comes to Fernandina Beach for Season 2 programming

Fernandina Beach Pride Press Releases Contact: Genece Minshew President, Fernandina Beach Pride 904 491-0185 October 19,…

Amelia Forever virtual event October 20, 2020

North Florida Land Trust Media Release October 18, 2020 AMELIA FOREVER – A CAMPAIGN TO SAVE…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Joe Winston October 17, 2020 Editor’s Note: Joe moved to Amelia Island in 1994.  He…

Local businesses donate T-Shirts for Emma Love Hardee’s 2020 Dance Fitness Challenge

Port City Bank Press Release October 17, 2020 Local Community Bank – First Port City Bank…

FWC to host Florida State-Fish Art Contest

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Press Release October 17, 2020 The Florida Fish and…

Recognizing no single intervention is perfect control measures work!

Nassau County Emergency Management October 17, 2020 Each action you take to prevent the spread of…

Amelia Lifelong Learning – “World War II in the Pacific and its aftermath”

Amelia Lifelong Learning Press Release Submitted by Evelyn C. McDonald October 16, 2020 ALL Fall 2020…

Lawsuit demands Florida open primary ballot measure be nullified even if adopted

By John Haughey October 16, 2020 (The Center Square) – With partisanship at fever pitch across…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – Enterprise funds: the Marina, the Golf Course, and the Airport.

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach October 16, 2020 Continuing last week’s discussion of updating…

Amelia Island Bird Club to hold field trip – October 24

Amelia Island Bird Club Submitted by Bill George, Club President October 15, 2020 Our next field…

Acoustic Sessions back on stage at Amelia Community Theatre

Amelia Community Theatre Submitted by Linda McClane October 14, 2020 Amelia Community Theatre presents its long-awaited…

2020 Peanut Butter Challenge is on!

Fernandina Beach Fire Department marks 137 years of service

City of Fernandina Beach October 14, 2020 This Saturday, October 17th, marks the 137th anniversary of…

Nassau County Yulee Branch Library – New location and redo

Nassau County Insider October 15, 2020

Florida Department of Health October 14 – 15 cases of Cornavirus reported today

Florida Department of Health October 14, 2020     TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Department of Health (DOH),…

Vaughan-Latham Society named State’s “Most Outstanding”

Vaughan-Latham Society Press Release Submitted by Cara Curtin October 11, 2020 Fernandina Beach’s Vaughan-Latham Society Children…

“Make Strides Against Breast Cancer” – Join virtual walk to encourage awareness

First Coast YMCA Press Release October 13, 2020 The annual walk will be held virtually through…

Celebrating Halloween during the pandemic

Nassau County Emergency Management October 14, 2020 Many traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading…

Florida Department of Health October 13 – Report on Coronavirus in Nassau County Schools

Florida Department of Health October 13, 2020 Editor’s Note: Nassau County Emergency Management issued its cumulative…

History Museum showcases life of Stetson Kennedy at 3rd on 3rd Program this Friday

Media Release Amelia Island Museum of History October 13, 2020 The Amelia Island Museum of History…

City volunteer receives North American Invasive Species award

City of Fernandina Beach By Kathy Russell Parks & Rec Manager October 13, 2020 A huge…

A video recap of Nassau County’s “Hazardous Waste Recycling Event

Nassau County Insider October 12, 2020

Fernandina Beach legend honored

City of Fernandina Beach October 12, 2020

Chamber to Host Virtual Job Fair October 14

Media Release October 11, 2020 Nassau County, FL (October 7, 2020) The Nassau County Chamber of…

Colonial Dames dedicates “Legacy Tree”

Colonial Dames Press Release Submitted by Cara Curtin October 11, 2020 The Princess Amelia Chapter Colonial…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

Stephen Mintz October 10, 2020   Editor’s Note: Stephen H. Mintz, MD is a retired pediatrician,…

Free COVID-19 Testing at the Journey Church Every Thursday in October

From The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager October 9, 2020 10/7/20 @ 3:40…

FWC approves draft proposal for flounder; final consideration slated for December

FWC Media Release October 10, 2020 At its October Commission meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife…

Annual mission to provide “Trees for America’s Troops” cancelled due to COVID-19

Trees for America’s Troops Contact:  Judi Mixon Brown, President  904-491-3236 October 10, 2020 Due to the…

Amelia Lifelong Fall 2020 Clases

Amelia Lifelong Learning Press Release Contact: Evelyn C. McDonald 904-261-5440 October 9, 2020 Registration is now…

FSCJ’s DramaWorks to present postponed theatre production of William Shakespeare’s Comedy, “Much Ado About Nothing”

FSCJ Media Release October 5, 2020 Florida State College at Jacksonville’s (FSCJ) DramaWorks will present the…

Barnabas and Florida Department of Health partner for free COVID testing with food pick-up – Sat., Oct 10

City of Fernandina Beach October 9, 2020   Barnabas and the Florida Department of Health: Nassau…

Realtors alerted to “Suspicious Activity” by Nassau County Sheriff’s Office

Nassau County Sheriff’s Office Bill Leeper, Sheriff October 9, 2020 Several Realtors working in Nassau County…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – Waterfront feedback, boards, personnel change and more . . .

By Dale Martin City Manager October 9, 2020 Current issues: Election- As the November 3 Election…

Donna Deegan announces $350,000 raised in last fundraising quarter

Donna Deegan for Congress Submitted by Erica Connor, Campaign Manager www.donnadeeganforcongress.com October 7, 2020 Donna Deegan,…

“A Seat at the Table” . . . a chair-ity event to support the Island Art Association – October 10 – Nov 14

Island Art Association Submitted by Marla McDaniel October 7, 2020 Island Art Association (IAA) presents “A…

Discover Some of Florida’s Haunted History

Florida Trust for Historic Preservation Media Release October 8, 2020 October and the coming of Halloween…

Amelia Island Named Top 10 U.S. Island by Condé Nast Traveler Readers

Amelia Island Convention Visitors Bureau Media Release Contact: Hayworth Public Relations [email protected] October 7, 2020 AMELIA…

Florida Democrats build mail-in-ballot lead as registration boost buoys GOP

The Center Square By John Haughey October 6, 2020 (The Center Square) – As of Monday…

First Missionary Baptist Church provides free food distribution – Every Thursday in October

October 4, 2020

Nassau County reports latex paint recycling efforts off to a great start

Nassau County Insider October 6, 2020 Last week, we announced that the Nassau County Convenience Recycling…

First Port City Bank partners with Fernandina Beach High School to provide Community Artificial Intelligent Based Camera Technology

First Port City Bank Durand Childers President – Florida Banking Division [email protected] 904-557-9349 October 6, 2020…

Perez named Fernandina’s poet laureate

October 6, 2020

Restored 1944 P-520 “Crash Boat” docks at Fernandina Harbor Marina

City of Fernandina Beach October 5, 2020

Wildlife conservationist forms “Nassau for Nature”

Nassau for Nature Press Release Submitted by Ashley Beasley October 4, 2020 Nassau For Nature Do…

Timucuan Parks Foundation and AARP on Oct. 6 host Healthy Living: The Isle of Sarabay

Media Release Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 5, 2020 – Timucuan Parks Foundation and AARP are hosting a…

Florida Humanities Council presents “Join Florida Decides: A conversation with Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee” – October 15

Florida Humanities Council Keith Simmons Communications Director October 3, 2020 Join Florida Humanities (virtually) for this…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Stephan R. Leimberg unseenimages.com October 3, 2020 Editor’s note: We thank Steve Leimberg for this…

Be BearWise this fall, secure garbage and other foods

September 28, 2020 Summer is coming to an end and bear activity is starting to increase.…

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Announces $8.6 Million in Funding Available to Rural Communities Throughout Florida

October 3, 2020 Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) announced $8.6…

“Under the Stars” at Amelia Musical Playhouse – Amelia Blues Project

Amelia Musical Playhouse Press Release October 3, 2020 The Amelia Blues Project will perform Under the…

Nassau County road & lane closures: week of October 3-9, 2020

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

University of Florida/IFAS offers free, unbiased Medicare consultations

University of Florida/IFAS Press Release Submitted by Annie Sparkle October 2, 2020 The University of Florida/IFAS…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – Beach walkovers

By Dale Martin City Manager October 1, 2020 Last year, the City received report regarding the…

FSCJ & CareerSource of NE FL to Host Virtual Trade & Manufacturing Career Day Oct. 8

September 30, 2020 Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) and CareerSource of Northeast Florida have partnered…

8 Flags Playscapes and City Arborist work together to save trees at Simmons Road Park

8 Flags Playscapes October 1, 2020 We have exciting news to share. The city arborist has…

Sunlight is the best disinfectant in government – Citizens for a Better Nassau County

Citizens for a Better Nassau By Bill Gingrich September 30, 2020 Congratulations to all those who…

Covid-19 testing sites for October

From The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager September 29, 2020 Below is a…

Timucuan Parks Foundation offers community service opportunity for students through December 2

Timucuan Parks Foundation Media Release September 29, 2020 Jacksonville, Fla., Sept. 29, 2020 – Timucuan Parks…

Plan ahead for Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare Media Release September 29, 2020 Medicare Open Enrollment begins October 15! This year, Medicare plans…

“2 Across” opens at Amelia Community Theatre

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release Submitted by Linda McClain September 29, 2020 This season’s shows at…

Housing market highlights for Nassau County, Florida – August 2020

By Betsie Huben Press Release September 29, 2020 Housing of all types continues to lead the…

Help needed on City boards

City of Fernandina Beach September 29, 2020 The City needs your help! The following Boards and…

“New Normal” at Story & Song Bookstore

Story & Song Bookstore Press Release Submitted by Mark Kaufman September 28, 2020 With an upstairs…

Atlas Preservation 48 State Tour: Bosque Bello Cemetery

A tribute to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg – A Stephan Leimberg photo journal

Stephan R. Leimberg unseenimages.com September 28, 2020 Editor’s Note: Fernandina Beach Pride hosted a “Remembering Ruth…

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church celebrates 150th anniversary

By Annette M. Myers Church Historian September 25, 2020 New Zion Missionary Baptist, the second oldest…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Hal and Kirsten Snyder September 26, 2020   Editor’s Note: Kirsten and Hall Snyder remind…

Nassau County Road & Lane Closures: Week of September 26-October 2, 2020

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

Nassau County resumes beach driving

Nassau County Insider September 25, 2020 Nassau County, Florida, September 23, 2020 –On Sunday, September 20,…