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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…

City designates North 3rd Street parking space for bicycles and motorcycles

City of Fernandina Beach February 20, 2021

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…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – ” The Golf Course focus at this time is about stabilizing its funding . . .”

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach February 18, 2021 Earlier this week, the City Commission…

Fernandina Beach Police Department receives Law Enforcement Accreditation again . . .

Fernandina Beach Police Department James Hurley, Chief February 18, 2021 After a delay of nearly a…

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…

City of Fernandina Beach seeks advertisers for brand new Top Tracer driving range

City of Fernandina Beach February 17, 2021 Advertise your business at the brand new Lighthouse Driving…

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…

City of Fernandina Beach opens Men’s Basketball League registration

City of Fernandina Beach February 16, 2021 Registration has begun for the summer 2021 Men’s Basketball…

The business of golf – A brief history

By Alan Prescott February 15, 2021 Every time that I sit down to write an article,…

Growing concerns: Yard Waste and City – An opinion

By Bradley Bean City Commissioner Fernandina Beach February 12, 2021 You may have seen the latest…

The business of golf – “The use of a friendly letter . . .”

By Alan Prescott February 12, 2021 During the past 24 hours, I have received some responses…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – State Legislature “seeks to unilaterally impose standard statewide regulations . . .”

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach February 12, 2021 The next session of the Florida…

Simmons Road Park in final stages of construction

8 Flags Playscapes, Inc. Submitted by Benjamin Morrison February 11, 2021 8 Flags Playscapes, Inc. is…

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…

City forms interim management team to run the Fernandina Beach Municipal Golf Course

By Susan Hardee Steger February 10, 2021     City Manager Dale Martin announced that the…

The business of golf – “The Ultimate Golf Club Testing Facility”

By Alan Prescott February 9, 2021 Today, my discussion is two-fold. The first part concerns the…

Changes coming for collection of yard debris in Fernandina Beach

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

Florida Department of Health Feb 5 – Nassau County Coronavirus Daily Total at 37 and two additional deaths

Florida Department of Health February 5, 2021 Editor’s Note:  At this time, we have no detailed…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – ” . . . staff deserves recognition for their professionalism and dedication.”

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach February 5, 2021 Earlier this week, I received this…

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…

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…

The business of golf – Par 3 Executive Course

By Alan Prescott February 3, 2021 “Today, I will suggest the first developmental suggestion for Fernandina…

The business of golf – More on the benefits of a Par 3 Executive Course for Fernandina Beach Municipal Golf Course

By Alan Prescott February 3, 2021 “I don’t know of any Executive (Par-3) golf course that…

City Commission to hold workshop: waterfront park, capital improvements, Ocean Hwy & Port Authority – Feb 2 at 5:00 p.m.

City of Fernandina Beach February 2, 2021         As decided at the January…

City of Fernandina Beach Re-Opens Runway 4-22 Ahead of Schedule and Below Budget

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release February 1, 2021   (Fernandina Beach, FL, January 2021): The…

New Google Maps link locates City of Fernandina Beach Memorial Benches

City of Fernandina Beach February 1, 2021     The Parks and Recreation Department created a…

FBCC sets goals for coming year

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

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – Goal Setting Workshop – ” . . . Amelia River waterfront once again . . .”

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach January 29, 2021 The City Commission gathered for its…

Funeral arrangements announced for the Honorable Charles L. Albert Jr

January 28, 2021 Editor’s Note: Funeral arrangements are scheduled  for former Mayor of the City of…

The Re-Development of Fernandina Beach Municipal Golf Course – Part 1

By Alan Prescott January 28, 2021 When I first found out about your golf course, I…

2021 Shrimp Festival cancelled

2021 Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival A Letter to the Community Harry Harrison, Chairman January…