Author Archives: Press Release

Fernandina Beach Rotary Club awards college scholarships to Fernandina Beach High School students

Fernandina Beach Rotary Club Press Release Submitted by Larry Myers May 21, 2022 The Fernandina [...]

Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2022 Awards

Fernandina Beach High School May 20, 2022     The following students received awards at [...]

Drug treatment referral service took advantage of addictions to make a quick buck

FTC Consumer Advice May 22, 2022   If you or someone you know needs help [...]

Fernandina Commissioners push back against transformative Central Park plan

By Wes Wolfe May 20, 2022 The next step is figuring out how to [...]

FWC reminds boaters to boat safely during National Safe Boating Week

Press Release May 20, 2022   Florida leads the nation with over 1 million registered [...]

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – Upcoming meetings and conferences . . .

By Dale Martin May 20, 2022 As the most threatening aspects of the covid pandemic [...]

FWC announces 2022 Lionfish Challenge

FWC Press Release May 21, 2022 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is [...]

Small vessel speed restrictions likely for Florida’s right whale calving grounds

By Wes Wolffe May 18, 2022 Federal officials have been working on a new rule. [...]

Florida Department of Revenue Announces Sales Tax Holidays for 2022

Florida Department of Revenue May 18, 2022 Here’s a schedule of the sales tax holidays, [...]

Tickets still available for Window Workshop – May 27

City of Fernandina Beach May 18, 2022 Tickets are still available for the Window Workshop [...]

Toptracer leagues form at Fernandina Beach Golf Course

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release May 17, 2022   Thursday night’s inaugural Toptracer league [...]

Frequently Asked Questions on Proposed 50-Acre Development on Amelia Island’s South End

By Creighton “Corky” Hoffman May 17, 2022 Editor’s Note:  The following Q & A sent [...]

Amelia Community Theatre Names New Artistic Director

May 16, 2022     Amelia Community Theater has announced that its new managing artistic [...]

Gov. DeSantis appoints Cord Byrd as Secretary of State

Florida Politics By Renzo Downey May 16, 2022 Secretary of State Laurel Lee, who is rumored [...]

Nassau School Board seeks answers on teacher retention amid shortage

By Wes Wolffe May 16, 2022 A workshop is set for May 26. It’s not [...]

Fernandina Beach Street Resurfacing Schedule

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release May 18, 2022   The street resurfacing project is [...]

FWC seeks public input on shorebird conservation

May 18, 2022 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking input on [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By David Roberts May 14, 2022 Editor’s Note: David Lee Roberts grew up in Fernandina [...]

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – City Park’s & Recreation Master Plan

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach May 13, 2022 “Mr. Mikelson, [interim Park & [...]

Fernandina Beach stirs controversy with proposed Central Park redo

By Wes Wolfe May 12, 2022   The idea generated blowback on Facebook before [...]

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Presents the 21st Season Final Concert – Beer & G-Strings – Musical Fireworks

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival Press Release May 12, 2022   BEER & G-STRINGS – [...]

Steve Leimberg – A look back

By Stephan R. Leimberg May 11, 2022   Editor’s Note: As we continue to [...]

County Issues Proposed Settlement Offer and Agreement with Riverstone Properties over South-end Amelia ’50 Acres’

May 11, 2022 “The County agrees that the maximum building height for multiple-family dwellings and [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . . A Look Back

By Gale Jameson May 11, 2022 Editor’s Note: I would be remised not to acknowledge [...]

Nassau County Council on Aging Caregiver Support Group Meeting, May – Dec 2022

Nassau County Council on Aging Press Release Submitted by Liz Dunn [email protected] May 10, 2022 [...]

Amelia Island Genealogical Society Presents Webinar “Your Ancestor’s FAN Club: Using Cluster Research to Get Past Brick Walls” – May 17

Amelia Island Genealogical Society Press Release Submitted by Rob Portegies-Zwart Program Chair May 11, 2022 [...]

Living in our Maritime Forest

Amelia Tree Conservancy May 11, 2022

Corrections Officers at Nassau County Jail find deceased inmate

Nassau County Sherif’s Office Press Release May 11, 2022 The Nassau County Sheriff’s Office is [...]

Schedule for City road resurfacing projects – May 16 – 17

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release May 10, 2022   City road improvements will [...]

FWC announces winners of Florida State Fish Art Contest

May 10, 2022 (Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page.) For [...]

Shutting down tech support scams

Bt Andrew Rayo FTC Consumer Advocate May 10, 2022 With technology, it’s easier than ever [...]

Nassau County, Florida Soliciting Community Input for Beach, Tourism Projects

Nassau County Board of Commissioners Press Release May 10, 2022 Public encouraged to complete two [...]

Fernandina Beach Police Department ‘Spotlight’ – Barb Rathmell

‘Fernandina Beach Police Department May 9, 2022 Editor’s Note:  I have always wanted to post [...]

Westrock Supports Barnabas Empty Bowls Event

Barnabas Nassau Press Release Jenna Moore Communications Manager [email protected] May 9, 2022 Empty Bowls [...]

Round Table Discussion: “Senior scams, frauds & hacks – How to avoid being scammed” – May 10

Nassau County Council on Aging Press Release Submitted by Liz Dunn [email protected] May 10, 2022 [...]

Nassau County Council on Aging Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting – May 17

Nassau County Council on Aging Submitted by Liz Dunn [email protected] May 9, 2022 Nassau County [...]

First Love Makes Surprise donation to Nassau Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Submitted by: Cindy Jacoby Board Member May 8, 2022   Recently, First [...]

Business of golf: Final remarks

By Alan Prescott May 9, 2022 “I would like to challenge the City Commissioners to [...]

AMP presents “The Color Purple”

May 9, 2022 The Color Purple May 19-22, 26-29 THE COLOR PURPLE is an inspiring [...]

Main Street fundraiser May 29: “Stripes & Stars, Let’s Hit the Bars” Bar Crawl

Fernandina Beach Main Street Press Release May 9, 2022 Fernandina Beach Main Street is announcing [...]

Amelia Island revealed . . . A look back

By Bill Birdsong May 6, 2022 First Posted June 30, 2018 Editor’s Note: The Fernandina [...]

Fernandina Beach Police responds to report of ‘stalking about with rifle’

Fernandina Beach Police Department May 7, 2022 GREENWAY INFORMATION “The situation has been handled and [...]

FTC says credit repair operation was a scam

By Seena Gressin FTC Consumer Advocate May 7, 2022 If your credit isn’t as good [...]

FWC approves changes to statewide alligator hunt

Press Release May 7, 2022 Plus, May is the start of the application process for [...]

Police blotter blast – A look back

By Deborah Lavery Powers May 6, 2020 Originally posted December 2012 Editor’s Note: Deborah Powers [...]

Conserve Amelia Now keeping watch for possible ’50 Acre’ settlement between Riverstone and Nassau County?

Conserve Amelia May 6, 2022   UPDATE ON 50 ACRES Riverstone Properties is again seeking [...]

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Situation Report for Nassau County – April 29 – May 5, 2022

Florida Department of Health May 6, 2022                 [...]

Business of golf – Funding is key to improving the golf course

By Alan Prescott May 4, 2022 For over a year now, I have been writing [...]

Sea Turtle Nesting Season

City of Fernandina Beach By Mary Hamburg Digital Communications Specialist May 6, 2022 Sunday, May [...]

Weekly comments by Dale Martin – In honor of Mother’s Day

By Dale Martin May 6, 2022 With Sunday as Mother’s Day, I’d like to share [...]

Dr April Murdaugh to speak at next meeting of Eight Flags American Business Women

Eight Flags American Business Women Press Release Contact Crystal Henning [email protected] May 3, 2022 Dr. [...]

St Peter’s Episcopal Church in Fernandina Beach completes “Raise the Roof” fundraiser and tithing campaign

St Peter’s Episcopal Church Press Release May 5, 2022 St. Peter’s Episcopal recently completed its [...]

“You ain’t cool if you ain’t riding a mule!” – A look back

By Gerry Clare Roving Reporter May 2022 First Posted November 08,  2013 Editor’s Note: Gerry Clare [...]

Spring Cleaning at Veterans Memorial

Veterans Council of Nassau County Press Release By Cara Curtin May 4, 2022     [...]

Fernandina Beach Police Department thanks Police Auxiliary Corps volunteers

Fernandina Beach Police Department May 3, 2022 The 2022 Shrimp Fest is in the books. [...]

Foar From Home to speak at Vets4VetsNassau – May 14

Veterans4VeteransNassau Press Release May 3, 2022 The ocean rowing team, FOAR from Home, is scheduled [...]

Theatre Jacksonville announces its 103rd season

Press Release May 3, 2022 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 19, 2022) – For the first time [...]

Main Street & City of Fernandina Beach Preservation tour to take place May 7 – Volunteers needed

City of Fernandina Beach May 3, 2022 We need your help! Our Preservation Tour is [...]

Wild Nites returns to Peck Center on May 10

Wild Amelia Press Release Submitted by Jay Kayne May 3, 2022 Wild Amelia is pleased [...]

Prepare for an emergency – “Water supply tips”

Nassau County Emergency Management May 3, 2022  

2021 report shows value of tourism in Nassau County topped $1 billion

Amelia Island Convention & Vistors Bureau Press Release May 3, 2022   Findings indicate more [...]

Mobley honored by Nassau County for 25 years of service

Nassau County Insider May 3, 2022 Belatedly, we would like to commend Robyn Mobley on [...]

Fernandina Beach Police Department “Spotlight” – Officer Shane Gothard

Fernandina Beach Police Department May 2, 2022 This week’s Employee Spotlight is on Officer Shane [...]

Maternity services temporarily paused at Baptist Medical Center Nassau

Baptist Nassau Press Release May 2, 2022 Hospital will continue its $8.5 million maternity center [...]

Friends of Fort Clinch receives donation from Florida Roots Trail Race

Friends of Fort Clinch Press Release Submitted by Stewart Pikula May 2022

Meridian Waste Announces the Winners of the Third Annual Earth Day Coloring Contest

Press Release May 2, 2022 CHARLOTTE, N.C. – April 24, 2022 – Meridian Waste, an [...]