Category Archives: County News

Barrett announces candidacy for Nassau County Judge

Jenny Higginbotham Barrett Candidate for Nassau County Judge Press Release June, 19, 2020 I am [...]

Farmer announces candidacy for Nassau County Commissioner, District 5

Klynt A. Farmer Candidate for Nassau County Commission Group 5 Klynt A. Farmer was born, [...]

Florida Dept of Health June 23 – Nassau County cases reach 126

Florida Dept of Health June 23, 2020 Editor’s Note:  We will continue to update this [...]

Taylor announces candidacy for Nassau County Supervisor of Elections

Justin Taylor Candidate for Nassau County Supervisor of Elections June 23, 2020 After careful consideration, [...]

Burns seeks re-election as Superintendent of Schools for Nassau County

Dr. Kathy Knight Burns Candidate for Nassau County Superintendent of Schools June 23, 2020 Dr. [...]

Florida Dept of Health issues additional public health advisory

Florida Dept of Health Surgeon General June 22, 2020 Editor’s Note:  Yesterday,  two people who [...]

Beware of fake COVID-19 tracing calls

State of Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody June 22, 2020 Attorney General Ashley Moody today [...]

Collaborative report highlights progress and opportunities for supporting Jacksonville’s Homeless

United Way of Northeast Florida Press Release June 22, 2020 Funded by the Jessie Ball [...]

Adkins announces candidacy for Nassau County Supervisor of Elections

Janet H Adkins Nassau County Candidate for Supervisor of Elections June 22, 2020 Janet H. [...]

Property Identification cards permit non residential Nassau County property owners to drive on beaches

Contact: Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer (904) 530-6010 [email protected] Nassau County, Florida, June 19, 2020 [...]

Grooms announces candidacy for Nassau County School Board District 4

Dr. Cindy Grooms Candidate for Nassau County School Board District 4 June 22, 2020 Dr. [...]

Florida Dept of Health- Nassau encourages young adults to take COVID-19 precautions

June 20, 2020 “This is due to the increase in positive tests among the younger [...]

Commissioner Leeper Appointed to Florida Association of Counties Board of Directors

Contact: Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer (904) 530-6010 [email protected] Nassau County, Florida, June 18, 2020– [...]

Nassau County road and lane closures: week of June 20-26, 2020

I-95  Daytime lane closures from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday southbound near [...]

Florida Dept of Health June 19 – 4 new cases in Nassau County brings Coronavirus to 101

Florida Dept of Health June 19, 2020   Florida Department of Health Updates New COVID-19 [...]

Nassau County issues statement on recent Raydient vs Nassau County “Partial Summary Judgement”

Nassau County Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer Press Release June 19, 2020 On June 10, [...]

Referendum for Conservation Land & Management acquisition removed from ballot by BOCC

By Cindy Jackson Reporter June 19, 2020   As the City of Fernandina Beach did [...]

Florida Dept of Health June 18 – Nassau County Coronavirus cases – After a one-year old, a 3 year old

Florida Dept of Health June 18, 2020 Editor’s Note: We will continue to update this [...]

John Martin announces his candidacy for Nassau County Board of Commission, District 1

John Martin Candidate BOCC, District 1 June 18, 2020 Mr. Martin served 21 years in [...]

No School Tax referendum this year

Submitted by Dr. Kathy Knight Burns Nassau County School Superintendent June 18, 2020 The Coronavirus [...]

Nassau County to receive 3.8 M for Coronavirus relief

By Cindy Jackson Reporter June 18, 2020 An important item discussed in great detail at [...]

Fernandina Beach Market Place returns to historic downtown with COVID-19 safety protocols in place

Fernandina Beach Market Place By Judie Mackie June 18, 2020 The Fernandina Beach Market Place [...]

Johnson seeks reelection to School Board, District 4

Candidate Russell Johnson District 4 Press Release June 17, 2020 Russell L. Johnson, your current [...]

Florida Dept of Health June 17 – 2 new cases of Cornavirus in Nassau County

Florida Dept of Health June 17, 2020 Florida Department of Health Updates New COVID-19 Cases, [...]

Black Lives Matter – “This movement is long overdue”

By Bonita Reid Gardner June 16, 2020 Of course all lives matter. The height of [...]

Florida Dept of Health June 16 – Daily report for Florida shows 2.8 thousand Cornavirus cases – Nassau County cases up 1

Florida Dept of Health June 16, 2020 Florida Department of Health Updates New COVID-19 Cases, [...]

A tutelage on the Anhinga – Amelia Island/Nassau County Bird Club

By Bill George Amelia Island/Nassau Bird Club Photo by Dan Kossman June 15, 2020 What [...]

Seven Seas Explorer continues to wait out COVID-19 near Fernandina

By Ed Boner June 15, 2020 Update: It appears the Seven Seas Explorer cruise ship  [...]

The Wildlight Chronicles

By Adam Kaufman Legal Analyst June 14, 2020 At one level, the quarrel between Raydient [...]

FDOT road and lane closures

FDOT Press Release June 12, 2020   Nassau County I-95 (FIN 431958-1-52-01) (30.743167, -81.654806) (30°44’35.4″N [...]

County election qualifying ended at noon today – results are in

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 12, 2020 Updated 4:45 p.m. [...]

County road workers address flooding problems

The County Insider Office of the County Manager 6/9/20 @ 7:15 p.m. – Nassau County [...]

Florida Dept of Health June 11 – Nassau County’s total reaches 86

Florida Dept of Health June 11, 2020 Editor’s Note:  Today’s report from the Florida Dept [...]

Tourist Development Council Board seeks applicants

  June 11, 2020 The Tourist Development Council has announced that they are seeking applications [...]

Improvements at Nassau County beach front parks

Nassau County Insider June 11, 2020 6/10/20 @ 3:45 p.m. As many of you are [...]

Florida Dept of Health June 10 – Nassau County Coronavirus Cases at 84

Florida Dept of Health June 10, 2020 Florida Dept of Health: Florida Department of Health [...]

Waste Tire Amnesty Day September 12

The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager June 10, 2020   The annual [...]

Nassau County agrees to cost-sharing agreement with City of Fernandina Beach

By Cindy Jackson Reporter June 10, 2020 While cooperation between various counties in the state [...]

Nassau County BOCC abandons plan to purchase Kings Ferry property

By Cindy Jackson Reporter June 9, 2020 The June 8, 2020 meeting of the Board [...]

Little Nana Dune system saved for now

By Cindy Jackson Reporter June 9, 2020 Here in Nassau County, such a fight has [...]

City urges residents to be counted – “Significant federal and state funding allocations rely heavily on Census data” –

City of Fernandina Beach June 9, 2020 A message from the City of Fernandina Beach:  [...]

Nassau County Professional Firefighters endorse Charlie Gressman for Nassau County Commissioner, District 5

Charlie Gressman Campaign Candidate Nassau County District 5 Press Release June 9, 2020 Recently, the [...]

Tuesday’s department budget presentations postponed

Nassau County Insider Sabrina Robertson County Manager’s Office June 8, 2020 Please be advised that [...]

Citizens for a Better Nassau – “A tale of two Nassau Counties”

Citizens for a Better Nassau By Bill Gingrich June 8, 2020 Picture for a moment [...]

FDOT provides update on I-10 checkpoint at Florida/Alabama State Line

FDOT Press Release June 7, 2020 In accordance with Phase 2 of Governor Ron DeSantis’ [...]

Princes Amelia Chapter paying respects on Memorial Day

Colonial Dames XVII Century CONTACT:Sherry Harrell [email protected] June 6, 2020 For the first year, the [...]

Nassau County road & lane closures: week of June 6-12, 2020

I-95  Daytime lane closures from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday southbound near [...]

Expansive recreational trails system opens at Wildlight

Wildlight Press Release June 5, 2020 The system connects Wildlight Village Center to more than [...]

Jeff Gray candidate for Nassau County Board of Commission District 3 receives firefighters’ endorsement

Jeff Gray Candidate BOCC District 3 June 5, 2020 Nassau County Commissioner District 3 candidate [...]

Dept of Health Nassau urges residents to protect themselves from mosquito and tick-borne illnesses

Florida Dept of Health Nassau Press Release Contact: Michael Godwin [email protected] June 4, 2020 The [...]

Phase 2 of Florida Recovery begins today

Nassau County Insider June 4, 2020 The Governor has announced that Phase Two of the [...]

Highlights of Board of County Commission meeting June 3

By Cindy Jackson Reporter June 3, 2020 The special meeting of the Board of County [...]

Free COVID-19 testing and Hepatitis A Vaccines offered at Martin Luther King Center on June 6

Florida Dept of Health Nassau June 3, 2020 The Fl Department of Health-Nassau County is [...]

Sims named Assistant Principal at Hilliard Elementary

Nassau County School Board Press Release June 3, 2020 Ms. Jacquelin Sims is looking forward [...]

Workshop on Nassau County Recreation Master Plan June 8

BOARD OF NASSAU COUNTY COMMISSIONERS  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer (904) [...]

Employment opportunities in Nassau County today

June 2, 2020 The Nassau County Chamber of Commerce is a source for those seeking [...]

Nassau County Clerk of Courts Now Offering Marriage Applications Online

From the the Nassau County Clerk’s Office June 2, 2020 The wait is over!! Couples [...]

Organized Youth Sports in Nassau County may resume

Office of Nassau County Manager Press Release May 29, 2020 Nassau County, Florida, May 29, [...]

Drug bust leads to shooting death of three time convicted felon

Nassau County Sheriff’s Office Bill Leeper, Sheriff Press Release May 29, 2020   “As officers [...]

FDOT road and lane closures

FDOT May 29, 2020     Nassau County I-95 (FIN 431958-1-52-01) (30.743167, -81.654806) (30°44’35.4″N 81°39’17.3″W) [...]

Nassau County Emergency Management and the Centers for Disease Control recommends masks

Nassau County Emergency Management May 29, 2020 Reminder: the CDC continues to study the spread [...]

Most Floridians stressed over hurricane season overlapping with COVID-19, survey shows

FloridaPolitics.com Staff Report May 29, 2020 Hurricane season amid a pandemic — and a possible [...]

Budget Workshops for department funding requests scheduled for June 2 & 9

Nassau County Contact:Sabrina Robertson [email protected] May 28, 2020 On Tuesday, June 2 and Tuesday, June [...]

Florida Dept of Health May 28 – Nassau County Coronavirus cases at 74

Florida Dept of Health May 28, 2020 The State of Florida Issues COVID-19 Updates The [...]

Nassau County to discuss organized youth sports

By Cindy Jackson Reporter May 28, 2020 Editor’s Note:  Due to technical issues today, we [...]

BOCC hears Health Dept report and Emergency Management plans for hurricane sheltering during COVID-19

Cindy Jackson Reporter May 28, 2020 The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) held a meeting [...]

Florida Health Dept May 27 – Nassau County Coronavirus cases now at 72

Florida Health Dept May 27, 2020 Editor’s Note:  As more information is obtained, we will [...]

Drive-thur Fernandina Market Place continues at 14th & Lime – May 30

Fernandina Market Place Press Release Submitted by Judie Mackie May 26, 2020 The Fernandina Beach [...]

Domain Timber Advisors Announces Final Asset Sale and Closing of Environmental Investment Fund

Media Release Domain Capital Group May 22, 2020 Longleaf Mitigation Bank in Nassau County, Fla. [...]

Memorial Day 2020 – A photo mosaic

By Michael Leary May 26, 2020 Editor’s Note: Michael Leary grew up in Fernandina back [...]

Courts strike down Florida law requiring felons to pay court fees before voting privilege returned

By John Haughey The Center Square May 26, 2020 Florida’s 2019 law requiring felons to [...]

Memorial Day 2020 in Fernandina Beach – A photo journal

Photos courtesy of Ed Richtsteig May 25, 2020 Editor’s Note: Ed Richtsteig moved from Batavia, [...]

Nassau Education Foundation Think Big!

Submitted by Susan DeVane Nassau Education Foundation May 22, 2020 It is the time of [...]

Masks for sale to benefit Nassau Humane Society – May 26

Nassau Humane Society May 25, 2020 If you’ve been looking for a mask and would [...]