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Nassau County Board of County Commissioners Recognizes 9-1-1 Telecommunicators

from The County Insider Sabrina Robertson Office of the Nassau County Manager April 19, 2021  …

2021 Florida Unclaimed Property Online Auction registration open

PRESS RELEASE Jimmy Patronis Florida’s Chief Financial Officer April 15, 2021 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Chief…

First Coast housing inventory pushes home prices to historic levels

By Drew Dixon FloridaPolitics.com April 16, 2021 Average home prices reached $300k for the first time…

Adoption Specials for Kitten Season

from The County Insider Sabrina Robertson Office of the Nassau County Manager April 14, 2021 4/13/21…

Florida Outdoor Recreation Survey

from the County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager April 15, 2021   4/15/21 @…

Toilet-to-tap program heads to Governor’s desk; Sewage could be made drinkable if the bill is signed.

By Haley Brown FloridaPolitics.com April 15, 2021 A bill to reclaim Florida’s used water will head…

Saturday is Passport Day at the Fernandina Beach Library Branch

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager April 14, 2021   4/14/21 @…

Only one “No” (CRA) for Final Election results in City of Fernandina Beach Special Election for City Charter Changes

By Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter-News Analyst April 13, 2021   With all the votes counted, the…

The long and winding roads to and from Amelia Island

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 12, 2021 Commuters to and from…

Community Health Needs Survey

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager April 12, 2021   From the…

Fernandina Beach receives clean audit report for FY 2019-2020

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 9, 2021 CPA Barbara Boyd representing…

Fosters Needed for Shelter Kittens

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager April 10, 2021 4/9/21 @ 3:15…

Chamber celebrates two new business openings on Sadler Road

Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Press Release April 10, 2021   On April 7, 2021, the…

City Building Department takes heat

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 9, 2021 During a two-hour workshop…

FBCC passes 6 ordinances on Final Reading at April 6, 2021 Regular Meeting

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 9, 2021 In addition to dealing…

Get ready for the 2021 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance in May

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 9, 2021   Founder and Chairman…

Nassau County road & lane closures: week of April 10-16, 2021

Atlantic Boulevard at Fletcher Avenue  Daytime lane closures Sunday (April 11) from 9 a.m. to 4…

Fernandina Beach extends mask mandate through May 7, 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 8, 2021   The Fernandina Beach…

Fernandina Beach honors retired Army CSM Teresa V. King

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 8, 2021 In recognizing the career…

Fernandina Beach declares May 2-8, 2021 “Municipal Clerks Week”

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 8, 2021 Fernandina Beach City Clerk…

FBCC Dog of the Month for April 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 8, 2021     Frank, also…

FBCC to adopt decibel meters to measure noise

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 7, 2021 “How loud is too…

Commissioner Chip Ross: Digging for Dollars from OHPA

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 6, 2021 Fernandina Beach City Commissioner…

New IRS imposter scam targets college students and staff

April 6, 2021 by  Ari Lazarus Consumer Education Specialist, FTC If you’re a college student, faculty,…

Florida bill would classify online threats as second-degree felony

By John Haughey The Center Square April 5, 2021 Under a social media measure fast-tracking through…

Joint meeting of FBCC + School Board = spirit of cooperation

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 4, 2021   The Fernandina Beach…

Easter Greetings to our Readers from the Fernandina Observer!

Florida roads, water projects, Everglades restoration could benefit under Biden plan

By John Haughey The Center Square April 2, 2021 Florida lawmakers will consider three versions of…

FY2021-22 will be a challenging budget year for Fernandina Beach

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 1, 2021 Fernandina Beach City Commissioners…

Ron DeSantis leads poll of New Hampshire Republicans if Donald Trump sits 2024 out

by Jacob Ogles FloridaPolitics.com March 31, 2021 A polling firm with ties to Southwest Florida released…

Dune Enhancement Project

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager March 30, 2021   3/30/21 @…

Nassau County Library System to Host Toddler Easter Egg Hunts

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager March 30, 2021 The Nassau County…

Confused about proposed City Charter amendments?

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 29, 2021   By now, registered…

Nassau County proclaims April as Flood Awareness Month

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager March 29, 2021   3/25/21 @…

Infrastructure and resiliency are the key words in the House.

By Peter Schorsch FloridaPolitics.com March 29, 2021 The House and Senate budgets are out, and we’ve…

DeSantis demands CDC lift ‘no-sail’ order by June 1

by John Haughey The Center Square March 26, 2021 Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday demanded…

Eight Flags Jeep Club Works to Keep Nassau Beautiful

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager March 26, 2021   We would…

Public Safety Training Complex Groundbreaking Event

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager March 25, 2021 On Monday, March…

Shooting incident on Jasmine Place

MEDIA RELEASE March 26, 2021   On March 26, 2021, at 11:45 a.m., Officers from the…

Florida property insurance overhaul heads to Senate floor

by John Haughey The Center Square March 26, 2021 A proposed overhaul of Florida’s property insurance…

Nassau County Road & Lane Closures: March 27-April 2, 2021

State Road A1A from Barnwell Road to Blackrock Road   Nighttime eastbound lane closure Wednesday and…

Florida hospitals would take hit in Senate’s proposed $42.3B health care budget

By John Haughey The Center Square March 26, 2021 Florida’s proposed Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) health…

Westside Regional Park Outreach Events

From the County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager March 25, 2021 3/22/21 @ 8:10…

GOP leadership touts plan to ‘sweep’ Florida housing funds into flood mitigation

By John Haughey The Center Square March 25, 2021 For the first time in years, Florida…

Amelia Island CVB Wins Three HSMAI Honors for Outstanding Marketing

Media Release March 25, 2021 Although the 64th annual Adrian Awards Gala had to be held…

With Senate bill near adoption, House proposal to restrict vote-by-mail emerges

By John Haughey The Center Square March 24, 2021 With a Senate bill proposing restrictions to…

Hotly-opposed fixes for Florida ‘Bright Futures’ scholarship program nixed

By John Haughey The Center Square March 24, 2021 Sen. Dennis Baxley, R-Lady Lake, said he…

Be careful what you ask for

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 22, 2021 The City of Fernandina…

Barnabas updates FBCC on programs, challenges

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 22, 2021 At the invitation of…

Florida Bright Futures’ revamp steamrolls opposition, advanced by key Senate panel

By John Haughey The Center Square March 17, 2021   State Sen. Dennis Baxley, R-Lady Lake,…

Tough times, tougher women

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 21, 2021 March is Women’s History…

TEDxFSCJ to Host 2021 “Wonder” Event

Media Release March 21, 2021 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Join TEDxFSCJ for the sixth annual conference, “Wonder,”…

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

State Road A1A from I-95 to Gene Lasserre Boulevard  Nighttime eastbound lane closures Wednesday through Friday…

Florida ranks 6th in nation for heavy reliance on sales tax as a revenue source

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 19, 2021 According to a report…

FBCC begins looking at Parks & Rec budget planning for FY2021-22

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 19, 2021 “You can’t always get…

Strategic overview of Fernandina Beach Public Works Divisions

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 18, 2021   Fernandina Beach Public…

DeSantis’ wish list: Projects, ports, a $1,000 ‘thank you’ for Florida first-responders

By John Haughey The Center Square March 17, 2021 Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to spend $4.1…

No plans to outlaw live music in Fernandina Beach

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 17, 2021 The item generating the…

Fernandina Beach monthly budget report for February 2021

Prepared by Pauline Testagrose Fernandina Beach Comptroller March 17, 2021 [The Comptroller presented this report to…

Future of Florida’s Bright Futures scholarship on tap in Tuesday hearing

By John Haughey The Center Square March 15, 2021   The Senate Education Committee Tuesday will…

Bill to ban smoking at beaches, parks clears Florida Senate committee

By Jason Delgado FloridaPolitics.com March 16, 2021   Local governments may soon be able to decide…

Florida’s $10B in federal pandemic aid eyed for unemployment, roads, flood control

By John Haughey The Center Square March 15, 2021 The $1.9 trillion American Rescue COVID-19 relief…

Florida bill establishing minimum arrest age of 7-years-old advancing in both chambers

By John Haughey The Center Square March 12, 2021 A Florida House panel Thursday approved a…

Fernandina Harbor Marina on the upswing

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 13, 2021 The Fernandina Harbor Marina…

It’s that time again: 2021 Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday, March 14, at 2 a.m.

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 13, 2021 Get ready to spring…

County Seeking Volunteers to Serve on Construction Board of Adjustments & Appeals

from The Nassau County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager March 11, 2021 3/10/21 @…

Florida bill tightening vote-by-mail rules advances despite elections supervisors’ objections

By John Haughey The Center Square March 11, 2021   Florida’s 2020 election went so flawlessly…

Nassau County approves Resolution Honoring the Life of Charles Albert

From The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager March 11, 2021 3/10/21 @ 8:45…

City of Fernandina Beach to conduct first mail ballot only election this spring

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 8, 2021 The City of Fernandina…

Fernandina Beach Main Street marches on despite Covid

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

Preparing for the FY2021-22 Budget

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 8, 2021 In order to prepare…

FBCC Dog of the Month for March 2021: Biscuit

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 6, 2021 Making her public debut…

City seeks new owner for historic waterfront warehouse

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 4, 2021 During the March 2,…

Skinner Bros. Realty welcomes 3 new tenants to Wildlight

Press Release WILDLIGHT, Fla. (March 3, 2021) – Three new restaurant and retail concepts are set…