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The business of golf – A message of thanks

By Alan Prescott April 16, 2021 “Perhaps the most knowledgeable, capable, and communicative golf course manager…

Police Chief Jim Hurley delivers message to the community

City of Fernandina Beach Police Department April 16, 2021 Editor’s Note: Fernandina Beach Police Chief Jim…

Fernandina Beach welcomes newest police officer

City of Fernandina Beach April 16, 2021 Pete – Welcome to the community and welcome to…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – “A renewed effort to reinvision City Parks and Recreation . . .”

By Dale Martin City Manager City of Fernandina Beach April 16, 2021 In 2015, with State…

Clean out the garage! City’s recycle event Saturday, April 17

City of Fernandina Beach Recycle Event April 15, 2021 Event by City of Fernandina Beach Government…

Deadline for City Non-Profit funding requests: May 5, 2021

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release News Contact: Mary Hamburg City of Fernandina Beach 204 Ash…

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…

Amelia Island Tree Conservancy and the City of Fernandina Beach dedicate “Volunteers Grove” – April 22

City of Fernandina Beach April 13, 2021 On April 22, 2021 at 10:00am – Earth Day…

The 2021 Special Mail Ballot Election deadline is today! – Tuesday, April 13

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release Contact: City Clerk Caroline Best (904) 310-3115 www.fbfl.us   Date:…

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…

City’s annual waste/recycle and food drive event takes place April 17

City of Fernandina Beach Submitted by Mary Hamburg www.fbfl.us April 11, 2021 The City of Fernandina…

City Building Department takes heat

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

Former Charter Review Committee issues statement on City’s special election mail ballot

By Arlene Filkoff Chair of Charter Review Committee April 9, 2021 We understand that there is…

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…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – “So what projects are in the pipeline for the remainder of this fiscal year?”

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach April 8, 2021 With the end of March now…

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 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…

Fernandina “Beach Rangers” ready to begin their third season

Fernandina Beach Police Department April 6, 2021

Full and Part-Time jobs available at the City of Fernandina Beach

City of Fernandina Beach April 6, 2021

Portions of West 3rd Street in Fernandina Beach closed until Wednesday

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release April 5, 2021   West 3rd Street between Tarpon Ave…

Joint meeting of FBCC + School Board = spirit of cooperation

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

City of Fernandina Beach alerts community to garbage pickup delay

City of Fernandina Beach April 2, 2021               Portions of…

Fernandina Beach Police Department recognizes Officer Jarrell Mitchell for five years of service

City of Fernandina Beach Photo courtesy of unseennimages.com April 1, 2021

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…

The business of golf – An opportunity to give back

By Alan Prescott March 31, 2021 Today, in response to my last article, I received a…

City of Fernandina Beach needs Ocean Rescue Lifeguards

City of Fernandina Beach March 31, 2021       Ocean Rescue lifeguards needed! Must be…

City of Fernandina Beach Police Department presents awards

Fernandina Beach Police Department March 30, 2021

Confused about proposed City Charter amendments?

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

The business of golf – The role of a PGA Golf Professional

By Alan Prescott March 29, 2021 There are many controversies and opinions about the way that…

Main Beach restrooms closed for maintenance until April 2

City of Fernandina Beach March 27, 2021  

Shooting incident on Jasmine Place

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

Weekly comments by Dale Martin – ” . . . the people [Peck Center] served deserve to be more appropriately heralded.”

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach March 25, 2021 The March, 2021, edition of the…

Drive-thru Tree Giveaway for Fernandina Beach residents on April 17

City of Fernandina Beach Media Release March 24, 2021 In celebration of Earth Day, City of…

City of Fernandina Beach and volunteers help to strengthen dune system

City of Fernandina Beach March 23, 2021 Volunteers spent a chilly spring Saturday morning planting sea…

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…

City of Fernandina Beach walk-over #37 almost completed

City of Fernandina Beach March 18, 2021  

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…

The Boathouse and City Leaders – An opinion

By Darryl Ford March 19, 2021 My thoughts have been swirling after I was present to…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – Beach Access Committee Report anticipated in April

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach March 18, 2021 Several months ago, I solicited applications…

The business of golf – ” . . . weekly course maintenance staff education program . . . beneficial . . .”

By Alan Prescott March 18, 2021 Today, I received the most significant reply to my articles…

Strategic overview of Fernandina Beach Public Works Divisions

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

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…

The business of golf – The Club Professional

By Alan Prescott March 16, 2021 Today’s article could be a discussion that continues for over…

Fernandina Beach Police Capt Jim Norman celebrates 29 years of service

Fernandina Beach Police Department March 15, 2021

Get to know City’s new Fernandina Harbor Marina Manager

City of Fernandina Beach March 15, 2021

Fernandina Harbor Marina on the upswing

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

2021 Special Mail Ballot Election  for City of Fernandina Beach voters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News Contact: City Clerk Caroline Best City of Fernandina Beach 204 Ash Street…

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…

There’s a new group in town – “The Fernandina Beach Waterfront Development Citizens’ Authority”

Fernandina Beach Waterfront Development Citizens’ Authority Press Release By Jack Knocke March 8, 2021 Friday, the…

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 to assume responsibility for residential yard waste services on April 7

City of Fernandina Beach Submitted by Mary Hamburg March 4, 2021     The City Commission…

With COVID-19 concerns, Sounds on Center sponsors not sure about April event

By Chuck Hall Historic Fernandina Business Association March 5, 2021 Editor’s Note:  It appears the Historic…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – Golf course transitions

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach March 4, 2021 The temporary management and operations transition…

“The City does not place a value on good design.” – An opinion

By Benjamin Morrison March 4, 2021 “The right question is: what value does a well-designed facility…

City seeks new owner for historic waterfront warehouse

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

Volunteers needed to attack “invasives” on Ocean Avenue

City of Fernandina Beach March 4, 2021   Stop the invasion! City of Fernandina Beach Parks…

City of Fernandina Beach offers online burial site locations

City of Fernandina Beach March 4, 2021 The City of Fernandina now has an online search…

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…

The business of golf – “Like many other sports, golf has had its controversies.”

By Alan Prescott March 1, 2021 To say the least, I am a traditionalist when it…

City to hold annual Recycle Event, food drive, and tree giveaway – April 17

City of Fernandina Beach February 25, 2021 Fernandina Beach Recycle Event April 17   Event by…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin

Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach February 25, 2021 Every year, the City must complete a…

Fernandina Police department recognizes early African American law enforcement officers

Fernandina Beach Police Department February 25, 2021 As February is Black History Month, here’s an interesting…

Building Department working hard!

City of Fernandina Beach February 24, 2021

Expect periodic street closing between South 12th and Vernon Streets

City of Fernandina Beach February 24, 2021

FBCC considers changes to Ordinances

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