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 [...]

Spring into Health! Health Fair be held May 14

Press Release May 11, 2022 [...]

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 [...]