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Florida Attorney General along with 37 states announce “shuttering” of 1.3 billion fundraising and illegal robocalls

State of Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody March 5, 2021 TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody, along…

City to assume responsibility for residential yard waste services on April 7

City of Fernandina Beach Submitted by Mary Hamburg March 4, 2021     The City Commission…

With COVID-19 concerns, Sounds on Center sponsors not sure about April event

By Chuck Hall Historic Fernandina Business Association March 5, 2021 Editor’s Note:  It appears the Historic…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – Golf course transitions

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach March 4, 2021 The temporary management and operations transition…

“The City does not place a value on good design.” – An opinion

By Benjamin Morrison March 4, 2021 “The right question is: what value does a well-designed facility…

Volunteers needed to attack “invasives” on Ocean Avenue

City of Fernandina Beach March 4, 2021   Stop the invasion! City of Fernandina Beach Parks…

City of Fernandina Beach offers online burial site locations

City of Fernandina Beach March 4, 2021 The City of Fernandina now has an online search…

Aaron Bean sidelined by COVID-19 as Legislative Session opens

F O Editor’s Note:  Florida State Senator Aaron Bean spoke to the Fernandina Observer this morning…

When it comes to scams, let’s look out for one another

March 4, 2021 by Daniel Kaufman Acting Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection This pandemic has brought…

Florida Department of Health March 3 – Nassau County Daily Coronavirus Total is 11

Florida Department of Health March 3, 2021

Last call for Florida Fish Art Contest entries

Press Release March 3, 3021 The deadline is fast approaching for the 2021 Art of Conservation™…

Florida Department of Health March 2 – Nassau County Daily totals at 17

Florida Department of Health March 2, 2021

Beer & G-Strings Concert features the Christiania Trio and guest violinist Philip Pan

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Press Release www.AICMF.com March 2, 2021  Plus violinist Chee Yun, cellist…

City begins scuba certification – Classes March 25 – 28

City of Fernandina Beach March 2, 2021       NOTE: Scuba Certification classes are being…

Governor issues executive order expanding vaccination groups – Sign up now!

Nassau County Insider March 2, 2021 Yesterday afternoon, Governor DeSantis issued Executive Order 21-47, expanding eligibility…

FWC: You can help Florida’s nesting waterbirds.

Media Release March 2, 2021 As nesting season begins for waterbird species across the state, the…

Family Comedy at ACT – March 5 & 6

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release Submitted by Linda McClane March 1, 2021 Amelia Community Theatre presents…

Wild Amelia Virtual Wild Nites features founder of St Marys EarthKeepers

Wild Amelia Press Release Submitted by Jay Kayne Contact: [email protected] March 1, 2021     Wild…

The business of golf – “Like many other sports, golf has had its controversies.”

By Alan Prescott March 1, 2021 To say the least, I am a traditionalist when it…

FWC approves rule changes to help protect Florida from 16 high-risk invasive reptiles

Press Release February 28, 2021 At its February 2021 meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation…

To be or not to be? – An opinion

By Tammi Kosack February 28 2021 “Strong silent type, circa 95 years old, lifelong Fernandinian waterfront…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Thomas Morris February 27 2021 Editor’s Note: Thomas Morris is a second-generation Fernandianian who retired…

Jax Goes Red for Wear Red Day

Press Release First Coast American Heart Association February 27, 2021   February been federally designated American…

Nassau County Road and Lane Closures February 27-March 5, 2021

February 26, 2021 I-95 at State Road A1A  Nighttime off-ramp closures Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from…

Nassau Racial Equality Coalition Officially Launches

Nassau Racial Equality Coalition Press Release Submitted by Brandy Carvalho [email protected] February 26, 2021 Nassau County,…

City to hold annual Recycle Event, food drive, and tree giveaway – April 17

City of Fernandina Beach February 25, 2021 Fernandina Beach Recycle Event April 17   Event by…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin

Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach February 25, 2021 Every year, the City must complete a…

Emergency Management Seeking Individuals for COVID-19 Vaccinations Tomorrow

From  Nassau County Emergency Management: February 25, 2021 We have doses and appointments available for TOMORROW!…

New Assistant Nassau County Manager to Begin Next Week

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

Fernandina Police department recognizes early African American law enforcement officers

Fernandina Beach Police Department February 25, 2021 As February is Black History Month, here’s an interesting…

Sleiman & Wildlight announce plans for Publix anchored shopping center

Raydient Places + Properties Press Release February 25, 2021 WILDLIGHT, Fla. – Feb. 24, 2021 –…

Building Department working hard!

City of Fernandina Beach February 24, 2021

Chamber to Host Virtual Hot Topics: “COVID-Era Tax Topics” with Hartke & Najimy Accounting Services

Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Regina Duncan 961687 Gateway Blvd., Ste 101G Fernandina Beach, FL 32034…

Nassau County Board of Commission proclaims March as National Red Cross Month

Nassau Insider February 24, 2021   At the February 22nd meeting, the Board of County Commissioners…

Expect periodic street closing between South 12th and Vernon Streets

City of Fernandina Beach February 24, 2021

Governor dictates when Nassau County can move to new vaccine phase

Nassau County Emergency Management February 23, 2021 Editor’s Note: At this time, we have no knowledge…

Nassau County begins “Board of County Commissions’ Monthly Newsletter”

Nassau County Insider February 23, 2021   To view the complete “BOCC Monthly News Letter” click…

Black History Month Reflections

By Author Annette McCollough Myers Historian February 22, 2021 On a cold, wet, and dreary morning…

Florida Department of Health updates vaccination report for Nassau County

Florida Department of Health February 22, 2021

New flounder regulations are effective ­­March 1

Press Release February 21, 2021   Starting March 1, the following changes will go into effect…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Dana Hermanson February 20, 2021     Editor’s Note:  Dana Hermanson and his wife Heather…

City designates North 3rd Street parking space for bicycles and motorcycles

City of Fernandina Beach February 20, 2021

Florida Housing to conduct statewide housing needs assessment for Homeless and Special Needs Households

Florida Housing Finance Corporation February 18, 2021 The Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) is conducting…

Nassau County road & lane closures: week of February 20-26, 2021

State Road A1A from Barnwell Road to O’Neill Scott Road Nighttime eastbound lane closure Tuesday from…

Nassau County Employees recognized for years of service

Nassau County Insider February 19, 2021   At the February 17 Board of County Commissioners meeting,…

North Florida Land Trust adds new members

North Florida Land Trust Press Release Februiary 19, 2021 Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 19, 2021 – North…

FB Main Street Social Media and Online Sales Panel Discussion Feb. 23

Media Release February 19, 2021 Fernandina Beach Main Street will hold a Social Media and Online…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – ” The Golf Course focus at this time is about stabilizing its funding . . .”

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach February 18, 2021 Earlier this week, the City Commission…

Fernandina Beach Police Department receives Law Enforcement Accreditation again . . .

Fernandina Beach Police Department James Hurley, Chief February 18, 2021 After a delay of nearly a…

Notice of road closure – Amelia Road at Simmons Road

Nassau County Insider February 18, 2021 Beginning Monday, February 22, 2021, a daily road closure on…

Amelia Island Announces New “Island Perks” Incentive Cards

Press Release   AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (Feb. 17, 2021) – Northeast Florida’s Amelia Island has launched…

Barnabas receives “Non-Profit Business of the Year Award” from Nassau County Chamber of Commerce

Barnabas Center Nassau Submitted by Alexandra Winsor Communications Manager February 18, 2020 The Nassau County Chamber…

Fernandina Farmers’ Market brings produce, bagels, and more . . .

Fernandina Beach Market Place Submitted by Judi Mackie February 16, 2021 Grab a jacket and come…

City of Fernandina Beach seeks advertisers for brand new Top Tracer driving range

City of Fernandina Beach February 17, 2021 Advertise your business at the brand new Lighthouse Driving…

Free Online Live Webinar for those suffering from balance issues, arthritis, and chronic pain

Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center Press Release February 17, 2021 APRIL PSA Free Virtual A…

FSCJ’s Culinary Management Program Receives American Culinary Federation Accreditation

Media Release February 17, 2021 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida State College at Jacksonville’s (FSCJ) Culinary Management…

COVID-19 Vaccination progress report

Florida Department of Health February 17,  2021  

If you don’t answer the phone, vaccination schedulers can’t reach you . . .

Nassau County Emergency Management February 17, 2021       You’ve put yourself on the #OneNassau…

Nassau County seeks qualified individuals to serve on Conservation Land Acquisition & Management Committee

Nassau County Insider By Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer February 16, 2021 The Board of County…

City of Fernandina Beach opens Men’s Basketball League registration

City of Fernandina Beach February 16, 2021 Registration has begun for the summer 2021 Men’s Basketball…

Pet Paradise Presents: Bow Wow Walk 2021, A Benefit for Community Hospice & Palliative Care

  Press Release February 16, 2021 (Jacksonville, Fla.) – Community Hospice & Palliative Care is hosting…

FSCJ celebrates “Career and Technical Education Month”

Florida State College Press Release February 16, 2021 Career and technical education can address workforce needs,…

PulteGroup expands Northeast Florida presence with Del Webb Wildlight in Nassau County

Pulte Homes Press Release Pulte Group Contact: Katie Hensley [email protected] WILDLIGHT Contact” Maddie Milne [email protected] February…

Vacation rental bill advances in Florida House, set for first Senate hearing

The Center Square By John Haughey February 16, 2021 (The Center Square) — The Florida Legislature’s…

Day of Gardening Online February 27

February 15, 2021  

Citizen Survey for Nassau County Westside Regional Park

February 15, 2021 Editor’s Note:  Click on the graphic below to participate in the survey.  …

Nassau County Vaccine Summary – 6,333 vaccine series completed

Florida Department of Health February 15, 2021 Editor’s Note:  It was a big day for vaccinations…

The business of golf – A brief history

By Alan Prescott February 15, 2021 Every time that I sit down to write an article,…

Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event and Food Drive for Barnabas: April 17

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager February 12, 2021 The bi-annual Household…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Benjamin Morrison February 12, 2021 Editor’s Note: Today’s “Amelia Island revealed . . .” is…

Get ready for spring turkey season with updated information and tools from the FWC

Media Release February 13, 2021 This spring, you can learn more about wild turkey abundance, distribution…

Nassau County road and lane closures: week of February 13-19, 2021

Atlantic Avenue at Fletcher Avenue Daytime eastbound lane closures Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to…

Income Tax Filed at No Charge

Nassau County Insider February 13, 2021   The Nassau County Extension Office is offering free income…

Nassau County COVID-19 Wait-list is for first dose only!

Nassau County Emergency Management February 12, 2021 Since so many registrants did not respond to their…

Growing concerns: Yard Waste and City – An opinion

By Bradley Bean City Commissioner Fernandina Beach February 12, 2021 You may have seen the latest…