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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…

Commissioner proposes community garden for 8th & Lime Streets city-owned property

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 11, 2021 Does Fernandina Beach need…

St Marys Riverkeeper and UNF work to create a “Living Shoreline” on Old Town Fernandina

St Marys Riverkeeper Press Release May 11, 2021 Volunteers from the St. Marys Riverkeeper joined students…

In memory of a new friend – Philip (Clay) Daniel

By Alan Prescott May 10, 2021 Editor’s Note: Today, the Fernandina Beach Municipal Golf Course is…

Help keep Fernandina Beach trash under control

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 10, 2021   Despite public service…

Railroad approves opening Alachua Street crossing in Fernandina Beach

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 8, 2021 In his Friday Notes…

Law Enforcement holds “Torch Run” for Special Olympics

City of Fernandina Beach May 8, 2021

FBCC votes 3-2 authorizing $100K for Vision 2045

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 7, 2021   The City of…

City of Fernandina Beach receives 19ths national recognition as “Tree City USA”

City of Fernandina Beach May 7, 2021 The City of Fernandina Beach has received its 19th…

Weekly comments by Dale Martin – “The City is not immune to the labor challenges . . .”

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach May 7, 2021 As you get around town, by…

Fernandina Beach Noise Ordnance: The Adventure Continues

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 6, 2021 The adventure continues.  Just…

City of Fernandina Beach announces death of golf course employee

Fernandina Beach Golf Course May 6, 2021     For those in our golf family, we…

The business of golf – The golf club market opens up

By Alan Prescott May 6, 2021 Links to previous articles: “The business of golf – It…

FBCC proclaims “Peace Officers Memorial Day” May 15, “National Police Week” May 9-15

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 5, 2021 Fernandina Beach Mayor Mike…

City will manage municipal golf course for at least a year

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 5, 2021   Fernandina Beach City…

FBCC drops face mask mandate

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 5, 2021   Following in the…

FBCC proclaims May 2021 “National Preservation Month”

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 5, 2021 Fernandina Beach Mayor Mike…

Fernandina City Attorney Tammi Bach receives 2020 Chair Service Award

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 5, 2021 Fernandina Beach City Attorney…

Amelia Island Comp Plan/LDC working group seeks input

MEDIA RELEASE Submitted by Margaret Kirkland Amelia Tree Conservancy May 4, 2021 May 1, 2021– The…

After 40 years of service, Fernandina Beach Police Officer steps down

City of Fernandina Beach May 4, 2021   This is Mitch White. Today is a bitter…

Young celebrates 10 years with the Fernandina Beach Police Department

City of Fernandina Beach May 3, 2021   This is Danny Young. Today Danny is celebrating…

DeSantis set to remove local control over mask ordinances?

By Susan Hardee Steger May 3, 2021 Governor Ron DeSantis will soon have the ability to…

The business of golf – ” . . . golf equipment was changing dramatically . . .”

By Alan Prescott May 3, 2021 Links to previous articles: “The business of golf – It…

A letter to OHPA – “Either pay the tax or produce the records – OHPA’s choice.”

By Chip Ross Private Citizen May 3, 2021 Editor’s Note: For our readers who are not…

Decisions on funding, Golf Course and Marina debt, confront Fernandina Beach City Commissioners

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst April 30, 2021 City staff and City…

The business of golf – Professional jealousy

By Alan Prescott April 29, 2021 Links to previous articles: “The business of golf – It…