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Florida ranks 2nd highest in new economic outlook analysis

The Center Square June 24, 2021 Florida finished second in a study by the American Legislative…

North Florida Land Trust has helped to expand McGirts Creek Preserve

Media Release Jacksonville, Fla., June. 24, 2021 – North Florida Land Trust has once again helped…

Recycling rate for common household materials in Florida estimated at 21%

The Center Square June 23, 2021 Florida recycled 21 percent of its commonly used packing materials…

Charlie Crist slams Ron DeSantis for stoking ‘The Big Lie’

By Jacob Ogles FloridaPolitics.com June 23, 2021 U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, a Democratic candidate for Governor,…

‘Morning Joe’ marvels: ‘It’s Ron DeSantis’ party right now’

By Scott Powers FloridaPolitics.com June 22, 2021 ‘It feels like a matter of time before Donald…

FBCC discusses capital needs, potential revenue sources

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 19, 2021     Delayed maintenance,…

HDC considers downtown projects

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 21, 2021   They are back…

Standard Marine Building has new owners

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 20, 2021 The Standard Marine building…

🍻ESPAÑA @ MOCAMA🍻 on June 28th

Media Release Mocama June 19, 2021 We are excited to announce a partnership event with our…

This is By How Much Alzheimer’s Is Expected to Increase in Florida

By Hristina Byrnes and Grant Suneson, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square June 19, 2021 The…

2 Nassau County residents aboard plane that went down in St. Marys River

June 18, 2021 News4Jax has reported that a Cessna 150 two-seat, single-engine airplane, that took off…

Fernandina Beach thanks Nan Voit for > 25 years of service

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 16, 2021 Nan Voit retired as…

FBCC passes ordinances on noise, alcohol, & food trucks on First Reading

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 18, 2921   At their June…

As hurricane season intensifies, Florida’s ‘insurer of last resort’ increasingly on hook

By John Haughey The Center Square June 18, 2021   Two weeks into the 2021 hurricane…

Homebuyers’ search for low taxes fuels Florida in-migration

By John Haughey The Center Square June 18, 2021 With home costs rising across the country,…

FBCC debates FY2021-22 funding for local non-profit agencies

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 17, 2021 Each April, the City…

City thanks Wanda Lanier for leadership of Barnabas Center for 11 years

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 17, 2021 Wanda J. Lanier, who…

Breaking News: President Biden signs legislation making Juneteenth a national holiday

From the Washington Post … The U.S. Office of Personnel Management said in a tweet that…

Fernandina Beach Monthly Budget Report: May 2021

By Pauline Testagrose City of Fernandina Beach Comptroller June 17, 2021 Fernandina Beach Comptroller Pauline Testagrose…

Cross the Line Paddle for Veterans Saturday, June 19, 2021

Media Release June 19, 2021 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm Join Cross the Line Foundation…

Fernandina Beach to observe Juneteenth on June 19, 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 16, 2021 At the June 15,…

FBCC drops eminent domain efforts to acquire O’Steen – Simmons property

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 16, 2021   In what is…

DeSantis signs property insurance bill, says lawmakers ‘must do more’ to lower costs

By John Haughey The Center Square June 15, 2021 Florida’s 6.5 million businesses and homeowners will…

Dedication Ceremony for Nassau County Fire Station 71

Media Release Office of the Nassau County Manager June 11, 2021 Nassau County, Florida, June 11,…

Florida to invest $37M in cybersecurity

By John Haughey The Center Square June 9, 2021 Ransomware attacks against municipalities, government agencies and…

Jacksonville leads nation in professional ‘in-migration’ as Florida population, wealth swell

By John Haughey The Center Square June 9, 2021 Florida’s three largest metro areas collectively led…

Nassau County has a new fire station in Yulee

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager June 8, 2021 The contractor finished…

New Florida law requires impact fees be capped, incrementally phased-in

By John Haughey The Center Square June 8, 2021   Florida counties and cities can raise…

Fernandina Beach Main Street updates FBCC on activities and goals

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 7, 2021 Fernandina Beach Main Street…

Veteran Bill Blitz

By Peter Schorsch Takeaways from Tallahassee June 7, 2021   Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a slew…

Fernandina Beach thanks Bean, Byrd for help during Legislative Session

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 4, 2021 On behalf of the…

DeSantis vetoes $1.5B in spending, signs $100B Florida budget

By John Haughey The Center Square June 3, 2021 Florida lawmakers last month sent Gov. Ron…

Fernandina Beach proclaims Flag Day, Flag Week for 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 2, 2021 Amelia Island Chapter of…

Nassau BOCC Approves Prosperity Plan Outlining Local Application of the American Rescue Plan Funding

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager June 3, 2021   6/2/21 @…

City to accept partial FEMA reimbursement for Hurricane Matthew damage to northern attenuator

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 2, 2021   At their June…

One step closer to relieving traffic congestion downtown Fernandina Beach

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 2, 2021 There may be progress…

FBCC’s Dog of the Month for June 2021: Eeyore

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 2, 2021 Meet Eeyore, a 2-month…

Nao Santa Maria scheduled to arrive in Fernandina today at 4:00 p.m.

Submitted by Sunne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 2, 2021 Fernandina Beach City Manager…

Florida Chamber: Boost ‘neglected’ adult education programs to draw high-wage jobs

By John Haughey The Center Square June 1, 2021 If it wants high-wage employers to invest…

Memorial Day 2021 observed in Fernandina Beach

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 31, 2021 Under blue skies and…

Fernandina Beach to observe Memorial Day 2021 on May 31

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 30, 2021 The City of Fernandina…

Florida’s top environmental official, Noah Valenstein, is resigning

By Renzo Downey FloridaPolitics.com May 30, 2021 Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Noah Valenstein will step…

Planting Nassau’s Future with Fernandina Beach Middle School

Keep Nassau Beautiful Media Release May 30, 2021       Fernandina Beach, Florida, May 28,…

Florida’s pandemic-staggered tourist industry seeing Memorial Day boost

By John Haughey The Center Square May 29, 2021 Businesses across Florida are hoping for a…

Moving on: personnel changes in the City of Fernandina Beach

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 29, 2021 First there was one,…

City, County meet as Joint Local Planning Agency to discuss mutual concerns

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 26, 2021   The Fernandina Beach…

Update on Seaside at Amelia Walkway

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 24, 2021 At its March 2,…

Can this waterfront warehouse be saved?

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 24, 2021 In October 2020, owners…

Nassau County, City of Fernandina Beach Commissions to meet jointly on May 25

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 22, 2021 The Nassau County Board…

FBCC adopts Beach Access Committee Report

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 21, 2021   On May 18,…

Spotting cryptocurrency investment scams

May 22, 2021 by Cristina Miranda Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC Cryptocurrency has gotten…

Boaters urged to boat safely during National Safe Boating Week

Media Release May 22, 2021 With National Safe Boating Week and the release of the 2020…

Improvement to Beach Access 37

Fernandina Beach City Manager Dale Martin reports that Mr. Joe Pitcheralle, Parks and Recreation Superintendent, placed…

Nassau County road & lane closures: Week if May 22-28, 2021

State Road A1A from Amelia Island Parkway Daytime northbound lane closures Saturday and Sunday from 6…

North Florida TPO plans for sidewalk, trails and rail crossing

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 21, 2021   Representatives of the…

Fernandina Beach declares May 2021 “Mental Health First Aid Month”

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 21, 2021 Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare…

Fernandina Beach honors the late David James Caples

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 21, 2021   The Fernandina Beach…

Fernandina Beach still without a noise ordinance

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 20, 2021 The City of Fernandina…

City advances FEMA dispute to arbitration

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter –  News Analyst May 20, 2021 The City of Fernandina…

Coming in for a landing at Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport!

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 20, 2021 This weekend will be…

North Florida Land Trust to receive challenge grant for Little Nana Dune from Delores Barr Weaver Legacy Fund

MEDIA RELEASE Jacksonville, Fla., May 20, 2021 – North Florida Land Trust has been approved as…

City will receive $5.5M from ARP (not AARP)

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 20, 2021   At their May…

FBCC punts on regulating e-bikes

Submitted by Suanne Z, Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 19, 2021   After five readings,…

City of Fernandina Beach Monthly Budget Report: April 2021

By Pauline Testagrose Comptroller, City of Fernandina Beach May 19, 2021 [Ms. Testagrose delivered the report…

Nassau County proclaims Emergency Medical Services Week

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager May 19, 2021 5/18/21 @ 9:15…

The South Atlantic Salt Marsh Initiative will move forward; North Florida Land Trust to help in the development

Media Release Jacksonville, Fla., May 7, 2021 – North Florida Land Trust (NFLT), along with The…

Florida Coastal School of Law disputes findings and is appealing Department of Education’s Title IV program denial

Media Release Jacksonville, Fla., May 14, 2021 – Florida Coast School of Law (FCSL) is disputing…

Job opportunities in the City of Fernandina Beach

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 17, 2021 Help Wanted signs have…

FSCJ to Host In-Person “Paying for College” Event for Students Interested in Taking Summer or Fall Classes

Media Release May 15, 2021 Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) will host an in-person event,…

BREAKING NEWS: Gasoline now available at Fernandina Harbor Marina

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 14, 2021 Fernandina Beach City Manager…

National Public Works Week

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager May 14, 2021   At the…

Fernandina Observer celebrates its 9th year delivering news and information

By Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter-News Analyst May 13, 2021 April showers bring may flowers. And Mayflowers…

Gov. DeSantis signs sea level rise and flooding package

FloridaPolitics.com May 13, 2021     Mitigation grants were among DeSantis’ and House leadership’s top priorities.…