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Florida sued for ending $300 weekly federal benefit as unemployment system hacked

By John Haughey The Center Square July 28, 2021   Florida’s CONNECT unemployment site collapsed in…

FBCC adopts adjusted rollback rate as tentative millage rate for FY 2021/22

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 28, 2021 At a Special Meeting…

Port seeks $15M RAISE grant to improve operations, security, and local economy

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 27, 2021 From the Port’s RAISE…

Nassau County Implements New Software to Streamline Procurement Process

PRESS RELEASE Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer [email protected] Nassau County, Florida, July 27, 2021 – We…

Mosquito borne illnesses advisory issued

Press Release Nassau County Health Dept. Amber Lee [email protected] (904) 557-9164 July 27, 2021 Fernandina Beach,…

FSCJ Center on Economic and Financial Education Participants Honored by Florida Council on Economic Education

Media Release July 26, 2021 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Twelve local educators received honors from the Florida…

FBPD Chief presents Police Command Team to FBCC

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 26, 2021 Fernandina Beach Police Chief…

Save the Date: FWC Redfish Summit August 24 in Ocala

SAVE THE DATE: Redfish Summit 2021 Please join us for a day-long public discussion on redfish biology…

Waste Management responds to City complaints

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 23, 2021 Printed below is the…

Florida Medicaid enrollment tops 4.8 million, surpassing forecast growth

By John Haughey The Center Square July 23, 2021 Florida’s Medicaid enrollment increased by 1% in…

AMP presents The Sound of Music in August

      Join us for the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, The Sound of Music,…

Reports: Among 3 most populous U.S. states, Florida fares the best, California the worst

By Bethany Blankley The Center Square July 23, 2021   Among the three most populous state…

Nassau County Commissioners Aaron Bell and Thomas Ford Presented with FAC Presidential Advocacy Awards

Media Release Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer July 22, 2021 Nassau County, Florida, July 20, 2021…

FBCC moves forward on downtown waterfront improvements

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 22, 2021   With neither fanfare…

New/amended Ordinances address noise, alcohol in vehicles, food trucks

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 23, 2021 At their July 20,…

Fernandina Beach City Manager proposes flat millage rate for FY2021/22

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 21, 2021 Section 71 of the…

Fernandina Beach Commissioner urges vaccinations to stem rise in Covid cases

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 21, 2021   In light of…

City of Fernandina Monthly Budget Report: June 2021

by Pauline Testagrose City Comptroller July 21, 2021 Fernandina Beach Comptroller Pauline Testagrose provided the June…

Chamber offers Campaign School and Community Leadership Training Program

Media Release Nassau County, FL (July 20, 2021) Have you ever wondered how people get elected to…

Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks Host July 21 Workday at Castaway Island Preserve

Media Release Jacksonville, Fla., July 19, 2021 – Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks will be hosting…

Nassau County road and lane closures: week of July 17-23, 2021

I-95 at St. Mary’s River Nighttime lane closures Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. for…

First phase of Amelia River Waterfront Resiliency Project explained

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 17, 2021 If the Fernandina Beach…

City of Fernandina Beach files FEMA appeal

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 18, 2021 On Friday, July 16,…

Hot Topics: 5 Things Small Businesses Can Do to Improve Security Posture

Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Press Release July 18, 2021 Nassau County, FL (July 13, 2021)…

Nassau County Commissioner John Martin Receives Certified County Commissioner Designation

Press Release Sabrina Robertson Nassau County Public Information Officer Nassau County, Florida, July 15, 2021 –…

Florida seeks $1.1B in federal funding to expand Medicaid home-based services

By John Haughey The Center Square July 15, 2021 The DeSantis administration is seeking an additional…

Property Appraiser to OHPA: Ad valorem taxes are due on Port property

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 14, 2021   In a letter…

New Senate Bill Prohibits Anonymous Complaints

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager July 14, 2021 On June 29,…

Florida firearms laws being challenged by gun rights and gun control proponents

By John Haughey The Center Square July 14, 2021 Florida bans people younger than 21-years-old from…

Biden order could pave way for Florida drug import plan approval within weeks

By John Haughey The Center Square July 14, 2021 In 2019, Florida lawmakers adopted House Bill…

Discussing the Future of Fernandina Beach with the Comp Plan/LDC Working Group

Comp Plan/LDC Working Group Amelia Tree Conservancy MEDIA RELEASE July 13, 2021 Please note:  This is…

Florida associations want beefed-up inspection law, licensing of structural engineers

By John Haughey The Center Square July 12, 2021 Florida does not have specific licensing requirements…

HDC workshop on Amelia River waterfront resiliency project: July 15, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 12, 2021   The Historic District…

Update on City Building Department

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 12, 2021 Fernandina Beach City Manager…

City of Fernandina Beach puts trash hauler on notice: improvement needed ASAP

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 11, 2021 City staff and City…

$5.5M in ARPA funding earmarked for City of Fernandina Beach

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 9, 2021 The American Rescue Plan…

July 2021 FBCC Dog of the Month: Tarby

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 9, 2021   Meet Tarby, a…

FSCJ Professor Rich Grigsby Receives Postsecondary Educator of the Year Award

FSCJ Media Release July 9, 2021 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) Professor…

FBCC votes 3-2 to endorse Port grant requests for federal funding

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 9, 2021   Port Director Christopher…

City agrees to fund Seaside walkway repairs on 4-1 vote

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 8, 2021 On a 4-1 vote,…

FBCC resurrects Youth Advisory Committee

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 8, 2021 With strong backing from…

Nassau County reschedules Movie in the Park to July 10, 2021

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager July 8, 2021   7/2/21 @…

Is the building that houses Brett’s Waterway Cafe safe?

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 7, 2021 Not on the Fernandina…

On the waterfront …

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 7, 2021 Fernandina Beach City Commissioners…

Sandbags Available for Nassau County residents

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager July 6, 2021 Nassau County Public…

TROPICAL STORM ELSA: July 6, 2021

from OneNassau.com Nassau County Emergency Operations Center July 6, 2021 Locally expect heavy rain (2-4 inches)…

DeSantis vetoes repeal of no-fault insurance law

By John Haughey The Center Square July 6, 2021 Florida lawmakers have pondered repealing the state’s…

COVID-19 not done with Northeast Florida

By A. G. Gancarski FloridaPolitics.com July 5, 2021 Why are more people testing positive in the…

A look back – Train Depot restoration rumbles on

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 5, 2021 Originally posted October 3,…

Beach Driving and 4th of July on Nassau County beaches

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager July 2, 2021   7/2/21 @…

FTC Sends Checks to People Who Lost Money to Student Loan Debt Relief Scheme

Contact For Consumers: Analytics Refund Administrator 1-888-440-0371 The Federal Trade Commission is sending checks totaling more…

Red, White & Blues Concerts on July 4th

July 1, 2021   Story & Song Neighborhood Bookstore Bistro 1430 Park Avenue Amelia Island, FL…

A Tale of Two Huot Buildings

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 30, 2021   The Fernandina Beach…

Meet the author of a new book about Rosenwald Schools and their founders

June 29, 2021 Between 1917 and 1937, close to 5,000 schools were constructed across fifteen southern…

North Florida Land Trust hosts Jazz’N to Save Little NaNa

Media Release Jacksonville, Fla., June 29, 2021 – North Florida Land Trust is hosting upcoming events…

Nassau County Awarded Historic Resources Grant for Historical Resources Survey

Press Release Submitted by Sabrina Robertson June 28, 2021 Nassau County, Florida, June 25, 2021 –…

Nassau County road & lane closures: week of June 26 – July 2, 2021

I-95 at Tide Creek Daytime lane closures Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.…

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…

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…