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Community Vigil to be held Friday, June 25 in honor of plane crash victims

City of Fernandina Beach June 23, 2021 On Friday June 18th, a tragic aircraft accident took…

The business of golf – A logical discussion concerning Fernandina Beach Golf Course

By Alan Prescott June 23, 2021 Within the last 10 days, I have received a response…

Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit to host outreach event at Fernandina Harbor Marina – June 26

City of Fernandina Beach June 23, 2021     The Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit…

City’s 2045 Vision Plan Workshop to be held June 23 at Central Park

City of Fernandina Beach June 22, 2021 We want your input to shape the future of…

City provides shade at Buccaneer Field

City of Fernandina Beach June 21, 2021

FBCC discusses capital needs, potential revenue sources

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

WestRock donates $5,000 to Friends of the Library to support of Tech Center

Friends of the Library Press Release Hope Foley Communications Chair June 21, 2021   Fernandina Beach,…

HDC considers downtown projects

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

Fernandina Beach seeks input from citizens on Vision 2045

Media Release Submitted by Kelly Gibson Fernandina Beach Planning Director June 18, 2021 Envisioning Our Future:…

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…

City of Fernandina Beach recognizes Annette Perry for 22 years of service

City of Fernandina Beach June 18, 2021       This is Annette Perry. Today Annette…

City of Fernandina Beach names new Deputy Police Chief

Fernandina Beach Police Department Mark Foxworth, Chief of Police June 18, 2021     The City…

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’s Residential Garbage and Recycling delayed

City of Fernandina Beach July 17, 2021 Waste Management/The Advanced Disposal crew is short-staffed this week…

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…

Elm Street Sportsman Association dedicates Memorial Bench to Charles Albert – June 19

June 17, 2021

Fernandina Beach Monthly Budget Report: May 2021

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

Tuesday afternoon storm causes damage at Bosque Bello Cemetery

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release June 16, 2021</strong Unfortunately, we experienced major storm damage at…

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…

10 questions posed to Nan Voit on her retirement as Parks and Recreation Director for the City of Fernandina Beach

City of Fernandina Beach June 16, 2021 Editor’s Note: We thank Nan Voit and wish her…

City of Fernandina Beach PEG Committee to launch event for city cable channel

June 15, 2021 City of Fernandina Beach Judie Mackie Pirate Communication June 15, 2021 Who: The…

The “Invader Raiders” tackle invasive plants at city parks – More volunteers needed

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release – June 15, 2021     “The Invader Raiders,” a…

NassauTransit Island Hopper revises schedule

Nassau County Council on Aging Press Release June 15, 2021 The Island Hopper, a public transportation…

Utility Billing alerts debit and credit card paying customers to re-register

City of Fernandina Beach June 14, 2021   Do you pay your utility bills through the…

The business of golf – “Start a program of improvement and let the public know.”

By Alan Prescott June 14, 2021 “The Federal government has recently awarded the City of Fernandina…

Upcoming City of Fernandina Beach meetings

City of Fernandina Beach June 14, 2021

13 year old bitten by shark at Seaside Park

Fernandina Beach Fire/Rescue Press Release Ty Silcox, Fire Chief www.fbfl.us June 13, 2021 At approximately 2:26…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – The third home value; taxable value

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach June 10, 2021 I concluded my introductory budget article…

Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2021 Awards Ceremony – Part IV

June 10, 2021 Editor’s Note This is the fourth and last in a series of photos…

City Signups for Tennis Clinics underway

City of Fernandina Beach June 10, 2021

“We Command” – Ross asks Circuit Court for access to port records

By Adam Kaufman Legal Analyst June 9, 2021 Chip Ross, among other things, is a citizen…

City installs audible pedestrian crossing feature at 8th & Beech to help visually impaired

City of Fernandina Beach June 9, 2021     In response to a request from a…

Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2021 Awards Ceremony Part II

June 8, 2021 Editor’s Note  This is the second in a series of photos to recognize…

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…

Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2021 Awards Ceremony – Part 1

June 7, 2021 Editor’s Note  This is the first in a series of photos to recognize…

Fernandina Beach Police Department – Why our officers joined the force . . .

City of Fernandina Beach June 7, 2021 During a recent meeting of the Nassau Racial Equality…

Take part in the City of Fernandina Beach Parks and Recreation Survey

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release Submitted by Mary Hamburg June 4, 2021 The City of…

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…

Weekly comment by Dale Martin – Budget preparations underway

Dale Martin City Manager June 4, 2021 As the calendar flips into June, budget preparation efforts…

Grants Administrator reports 5 city projects totaling $1,360,000 funded by DeSantis

City of Fernandina Beach June 3, 2021     Governor Ron DeSantis signed Florida’s fiscal year…

Fernandina Beach proclaims Flag Day, Flag Week for 2021

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

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…

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 of Fernandina Beach promotes James Branch park foreman

City of Fernandina Beach May 28, 2021  

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – Talkin’ trash . . .

Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach May 28, 2021 This week, I’m gonna do some trash…

Storm hardening project to begin on First Avenue

City of Fernandina Beach May 27, 2021

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,…

Fernandina Beach Fire/Rescue – A chance to know the City’s Emergency Medical Services team

Fernandina Beach Fire/Rescue Submitted by Kaleigh Simmons Administrative Coordinator May 23, 2021 Editor’s Note: We end…

Fernandina Beach Parks & Rec Director Nan Voit to retire June 1, 2021

City of Fernandina Beach PRESS RELEASE May 21, 2021   Parks and Recreation Director Nan Voit…

Lofty condos will provide opportunities for downtown living

By Anne H. Oman Reporter-At-Large May 21, 2021 Some 33 years ago, Robbie Young came to…

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…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – Staff efforts to support commissioners’ goals

Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach May 21, 2021 The City Commissioners have spent a significant…

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…

Fernandina Beach Municipal Golf Course – An opinion

By Alan Prescott May 19, 2021 Sometimes, you just have to know when to say that…

Bonhams Amelia Island Auction begins today

City of Fernandina Beach May 20, 2021

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

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

City hires urban forester

City of Fernandina Beach May 19, 2021

FBCC punts on regulating e-bikes

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

The Fernandina Harbor Marina fuel dock is officially OPEN!

BREAKING NEWS: Gasoline now available at Fernandina Harbor Marina

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

Weekly comments from Dale Martin ” . . . more communication platforms . . . yet communication continues to be problematic.”

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach May 14, 2021 I was approached by an area…

The business of golf – Golf Club manufacturers focus on increasing sales and profits

By Alan Prescott May 13, 2021 ” . . . the owner of the Karsten Manufacturing…

Ernie Albert Library – So many books!

City of Fernandina Beach May 14, 2021         When was the last time…

Simmons Road Park – “Puttings things in perspective”

By Benjamin C. Morrison May 12, 2021     From time to time, I see an…