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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…

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,…