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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…

FBCC votes 3-2 to kill progress on Bosque Bello columbarium plan

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 3, 2021 Those anticipating progress at…

Fernandina Beach extends facemask mandate; approves 2021 Sounds On Centre concerts

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 3, 2021   Due to the…

City resumes collection of residential yard debris April 7, 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst March 3, 2021   Fernandina Beach residents…

Bipartisan bills call for $100 million annual Florida Forever funding floor

By John Haughey The Center Square February 25, 2021 Companion bills sponsored by a Senate Democrat…

The 2021 Florida Legislative Session kicked off yesterday

March 2, 2021 The article below by Peter Schorsch was published earlier today on FloridaPolitics.com. Three…

Florida lawmakers make rare forays into expanding revenue side of budget ledger

By John Haughey The Center Square March 2, 2021 When Florida lawmakers convene their 60-day 2021…

Tallahassee Takeaways: week of February 22, 2021

March 1, 2021   [Information provided below was taken from Peter Schorsch’s Takeaways from Tallahassee news…

Local African American Trailblazers: William Henderson Peck

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 28, 2021 February 2021 has been…

FWC approves regulations changes related to chronic wasting disease

Press Release February 27, 2021 At its February meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission…

Florida Republicans cheer DeSantis’ election reform proposals

By John Haughey The Center Square February 24, 2021 Rep. Blaise Ingoglia, R-Spring Hill, will carry…

Flood insurance rate projections crest rising tide of Florida property premium hikes

By John Haughey The Center Square February 24, 2021 Florida’s businesses and 6.2 million homeowners are…

Crist’s call for probe into DeSantis’ vaccine ‘favoritism’ may presage 2022 gubernatorial challenge

By John Haughey The Center Square February 23, 2021 Former Florida governor and now U.S. Rep.…

Local African American Trailblazers: Emma Beard Delaney

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 15, 2021 February 2021 has been…

FBCC considers changes to Ordinances

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 22, 2021 On Second Reading at…

Florida’s marijuana industry nearly doubled jobs, approached $1.23 billion in sales in 2020

By John Haughey The Center Square February 22, 2021 The medical marijuana market in Florida created…

ESSA honors Black leaders, City during African American History Month 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 19, 2021 Covid restrictions did not…

Coronavirus relief continues for housing and student loans

February 19, 2021 by Emily Wu Attorney, Federal Trade Commission As the Coronavirus pandemic continues, so…

Fernandina Beach Monthly Budget Report: January 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 18, 2021 Fernandina Beach Comptroller Pauline…

Fernandina Beach takes first action to address Amelia Riverfront

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 17, 2021 It has taken more…

Fernandina Beach to solicit interest in managing City golf course; Toptracer a few weeks away from opening.

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 17, 2021 Fernandina Beach Municipal Golf…

FDOT claims A1A/SR200 work will be completed soon!

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 17, 2021 According to Hampton Ray…

Boil water advisory: Sadler Road & Citrona north to Sapelo Court

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release February 16, 2021 On February 17, 2021, there is a…

Local African American Trailblazers: MaVynee Betsch

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 15, 2021 February 2021 has been…

New Software for Submitting Maintenance Requests for Nassau County properties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer (904) 530-6010 [email protected] New Software for…

Achy fakey heart

February 11, 2021 by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC You’ve heard of romance scams. But…

FWC: Bats in your building? Now’s the time to check.

Press Release February 13, 2021 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding property…

Local African American Trailblazers: Abraham Lincoln Lewis

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 10, 2021 February 2021 has been…

PRAC kicks the can down the road on Bosque Bello columbarium

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 10, 2021 The Parks and Recreation…

Keep pets and backyard animals from becoming prey to coyotes

Media Release February 10, 2021 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding Florida…

Report says Florida has nation’s second-highest tally of ‘hate groups’

By John Haughey The Center Square February 9, 2021 Florida has the nation’s second-highest number of…

Changes coming for collection of yard debris in Fernandina Beach

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 5, 2021   It appears that…

Kimberly Kessler trial date set for August 16, 2021

February 5, 2021 First Coast News reported yesterday that the murder case for the woman accused…

Fernandina Beach extends COVID emergency order requiring face masks through March 3, 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 4, 2021 On a 3-2 vote…

Wildlight invites community to Forest Park grand opening tour February 12, 13

Media Release February 4, 2021 Free event celebrates wildlight’s newest neighborhood           …

Fernandina Beach declares National African American History Month

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 4, 2021 As the first item…

Fernandina Beach officially congratulates Rayonier Advanced Materials plant on recent achievement

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 3, 2021 The City of Fernandina…

FBCC declines to renew contract with current golf course operator

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 3, 2021 Effective February 10, 2021,…

Waterfront improvement plans appear to be moving toward construction

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 3, 2021 The Fernandina Beach City…

Publix to Begin Administering COVID-19 Vaccinations

The County Insider Office of the County Manager February 3, 2021   One Nassau issued the…

DeSantis unveils $1 billion, 4-year plan to address rising sea levels

By John Haughey The Center Square February 2, 2021 Gov. Ron DeSantis’ $96.6 billion fiscal year…

Chamber panel: Florida should promote business climate as it does tourism

By John Haughey The Center Square February 1, 2021 Florida allocates $50 million a year to…

FBCC sets goals for coming year

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst January 31, 2021   Each year the…

DeSantis’ $96.6B spending proposal sets stage for fiscal year 2022 budget battles

By John Haughey The Center Square January 29, 2021 Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis released his $96.6…

State Senator Aaron Bean named recipient of 2020 Daniel Webster Leadership Award

By Peter Schorsch Florida Politics The Delegation News Blog January 29, 2021 Clermont Republican Dan Webster…

Florida TaxWatch budget plan adds $1.5B in revenue, subtracts $4B in spending

By John Haughey The Center Square January 26, 2021 Florida TaxWatch (FTW) has lobbied lawmakers for…