Category Archives: County News

Welcome to Fernandina Beach: A Kerfuffle Over the Sign

By Wes Wolfe Florida Politics Those wanting to turn Amelia Island into the sort of [...]

Operation Heavyweight Busts 54 Drug Dealers

Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper has announced that a months-long, multi-agency drug-dealing investigation has put [...]

A Break on Flood Insurance Premiums

Nassau County has once again received an improvement in its classification in the Community Rating [...]

Here’s the Word on Storm Debris

Hurricane Ian Storm Debris Assessment Preliminary damage and debris assessments by Nassau County’s emergency responders [...]

Evacuation Order Has Been Lifted

As of 8:30 a.m., the evacuation order for Nassau County has been lifted. While the [...]

As Ian Departs, Final Weather Service Advice

NWS JACKSONVILLE FL 455 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2022 STORM SURGE WARNING REMAINS IN [...]

County Bulletin: Don’t Drop Your Guard Yet

Hurricane Ian downgraded to a tropical storm Hurricane Ian was downgraded overnight to a Tropical [...]

Beach Driving, Some Parking Suspended

Hurricane Ian causes some beach parking to be suspended As of 1:45 p.m., a decision [...]

County Opening Two Shelters

Nassau County has two shelters opening as of noon today in anticipation of Hurricane Ian [...]

Garbage Service to Resume

Waste Management has announced that it will resume residential garbage pickup in Nassau County  on [...]

Evacuation Order Zones A and D

The Following is an Evacuation Order for Zones A and D – Hurricane Ian As [...]

A Wednesday Morning Update From the City Manager

Morning Update from Fernandina Beach City Manager By Dale Martin Fernandina Beach City Manager As [...]

Serious Nassau Advice from the Weather Service

Issued by Jacksonville – FL, US, National Weather Service Affected Area: Coastal Nassau County LOCATIONS AFFECTED [...]

Take Note of a Very Important Referendum on the November Ballot

By Mike Phillips Nassau County has a reputation for disliking bond issues, but it also [...]

Nassau Schools #2 of 67 in Florida

By Wes Wolfe Florida Politics The Nassau County School District has a lot on its hands — [...]

Nassau County School Board Races Head to Runoffs

By Wes Wolfe, Florida Politics Nassau County, with its deep-red politics and ability to generate [...]

Alyson McCullough Takes Western Seat on Nassau Co. Commission

By Wes Wolfe, Florida Politics One of the nastier and more-competitive North Florida races not [...]

Hupp Huppmann Wins Nassau Co. Commission Battle

By Wes Wolfe, Florida Politics It was a thorough drubbing for incumbent Nassau County Commissioner Aaron Bell, [...]

Florida Department of Health – COVID-19 Situation Report – Week Ending July 28, 2022

Florida Department of Health July 30, 2022              

Florida Department of Health – COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report – Weekending July 14

Florida Department of Health July 16, 2022              

Improved Design for Nassau County Vote by Mail Ballots – Ballots On The Way!

Nassau County Supervisor of Elections Press Release VoteNassauFl.gov July 15, 2022 Janet H. Adkins, Supervisor [...]

Substantial Amelia Island beach Infrastructure Upgrade Pegged as Decades-Long Project

Florida Politics By Wes Wolfe July 13, 2022 The harmonization project is more like a [...]

Introducing ‘Vote Nassau Florida’ Mobile App

Nassau County Supervisor of Elections July 8, 2022 Click on the Image Below to Download [...]

Florida Dept of Education Releases Grades of Nassau County Schools

Nassau County Schools Kathy K. Burns, Superintendent Press Release July 7, 2022 Making the Grade [...]

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Situation Report -June 24 to June 30

Florida Department of Health July 1, 2022              

Renovations at Fernandina Beach Library Branch

6/30/22 @ 9:45 a.m.- Please be advised that the Fernandina Beach Library Branch will be [...]

Speed Limit Temporarily Reduced on County Road 121

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager June 30, 2022   6/30/22 [...]

Nassau County proclaims July 1-7 “Clean Beaches Week”

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager June 30, 2022   6/30/22 [...]

Aaron Bell steps aside as Nassau Commission Chair as Hupp Huppmann launches campaign

By Wes Wolfe FloridaPolitics.com June 30, 2022 Huppmann said a central factor to running is [...]

Nelson announces candidacy for Nassau County Ocean Hwy Port Authority District 4

Ray Nelson, Candidate Ocean, Hwy, Port Authority District 4 June 29, 2022 Today, Ray Nelson [...]

Nassau County Receives 2022 Sustainabiity Award for SR 200 Corridor Master Plan

Press Release Sabrina Robertson June 27, 2022   Nassau County, Florida, June 24, 2022 – [...]

Three seek open Nassau School Board seat, Lissa Braddock unopposed

By Wes Wolfe FloridaPolitics.com June 23, 2022 Braddock’s only filed opponent, Ashley Benoit, did not [...]

Nassau County Clerk’s Office Recognized With Best Practice Excellence Program

Clerk of Circuit Court & Comptroller Press Release www.nassauclerk.org June 23, 2022 Nassau County Clerk [...]

Jamie Deonas seeking reelection to Nassau School Board amid opposition

By Wes Wolfe FloridaPolitics.com June 22, 2022 Deonas, the current District 3 member, is running [...]

Fernandina Beach Police arrest Nassau County Commissioner on DUI Charge

News4Jax June 22, 2022 To view the News4Jax report, click here.   News4Jax is reporting [...]

Two races contested for Fernandina Port Authority, Mike Cole unopposed

By Wes Wolfe FloridaPolitics.com June 21, 2022 OHPA Commissioner Scott Hanna drew opposition from former [...]

Nassau County Commissioner Thomas Ford draws two primary opponents

By Wes Wolfe FloridaPolitics.com June 21, 2022 By fundraising thus far, former Commissioner George Spicer [...]

Aaron Bell brings Riverstone tower fight to Nassau County Commission campaign

By Wes Wolfe FloridaPolitics.com June 20, 2022   Bell raised nearly $11,000 in May and [...]

Ribbon Cutting and Firing of First Shot Ceremony Celebrating Phase One of Nassau Cty Training Facility

Nassau County Insider June 17, 2022 In January 2017, the Board of County Commissioners dedicated [...]

Fernandina Port Making Last Minute Try For Grants

Florida Politics By Wes Wolfe June 13, 2022 The next opportunity to do something is [...]

Nassau schools’ Bus Routes Overburdened, May Have ‘Blackout’ Days

Florida Politics By Wes Wolfe June 13, 2022 ‘We’re talking about contingency plans for next [...]

Centers for Disease Control – COVID-19 Level in Nassau County High

Center for Disease Control (Updated Last Thursday) June 12, 2022 To view the Center for [...]

COVID-19 Hospitalizations Low in Nassau County, Florida

Centers for Disease Control June 6, 2022 For more detailed information, click here.

Florida Department of Health – COVID-19 Situation Report – Week ending June 2

Florida Department of Health June 5, 2022                

Nassau County to offer Vendor Outreach Sessions this month

from The County insider Office of the Nassau County Manager June 5, 2022 The Nassau [...]

Leadership Nassau Graduates Class #20

Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Press Releaase June 2, 2022 Nassau County, FL (June 1, [...]

Centers for Disease Control – COVID-19 in Nassau County

Center for Disease Control May 27, 2022 Thank you Tom McKenna for alerting us to [...]

The fleecing of taxpayers – Citizens for a Better Nassau

Citizens for a Better Nassau May 27, 2022 The county’s irrational aversion to debt financing [...]

A message from Nassau County Sheriff After School Shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Bill Leeper Nassau County Sheriff May 25, 2022     A message from Nassau County [...]

Citizens fill Nassau County Board of Commission Chambers to protest 50 Acre Development . . . and the people won

By Cindy Jackson Reporter May 24, 2022 On May 24, 2022, the James S. Page [...]

Nassau County Commissioners reject 85-foot tower settlement

Florida Politics By Wes Wolffe May 24, 2022 Riverstone’s next possible move is filing a [...]

Florida Department of Health Nassau County COVID-19 Cases Rising – Week ending May 19

Florida Department of Health May 20, 2022                 [...]

Frequently Asked Questions on Proposed 50-Acre Development on Amelia Island’s South End

By Creighton “Corky” Hoffman May 17, 2022 Editor’s Note:  The following Q & A sent [...]

Nassau School Board seeks answers on teacher retention amid shortage

By Wes Wolffe May 16, 2022 A workshop is set for May 26. It’s not [...]

U.S. 17 redevelopment could be next for Nassau County

By Wes Wolfe FloridaPolitics.com May 11, 2022 It’s about keeping up with growth now and [...]

County Issues Proposed Settlement Offer and Agreement with Riverstone Properties over South-end Amelia ’50 Acres’

May 11, 2022 “The County agrees that the maximum building height for multiple-family dwellings and [...]

Nassau County Extension Services offers Irrigation Workshop

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager May 11, 2022 The Nassau [...]

Nassau County Fiscal Year 2020/2021 Audit Presented

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager May 11, 2022 5/11/22 @ [...]

Corrections Officers at Nassau County Jail find deceased inmate

Nassau County Sherif’s Office Press Release May 11, 2022 The Nassau County Sheriff’s Office is [...]

Florida Master Gardener Volunteer Interest Event

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager May 7, 2022 The Florida [...]

Conserve Amelia Now keeping watch for possible ’50 Acre’ settlement between Riverstone and Nassau County?

Conserve Amelia May 6, 2022   UPDATE ON 50 ACRES Riverstone Properties is again seeking [...]

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Situation Report for Nassau County – April 29 – May 5, 2022

Florida Department of Health May 6, 2022                 [...]

Amelia Island officials go to public with major beach, tourism projects

By Wes Wolfe FloridaPolitics.com May 6, 2022 Those plans include a unified vision for the [...]

Nassau County Road & Lane Closures: Week of May 7-13, 2022

May 6, 2022 Pages Dairy Road- County Road 200A   Daytime lane closures with flaggers [...]

St. Marys River Management Committee Seeking Volunteer

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager May 6, 2022 The St. [...]

Lanty charged with second-degree murder and aggravated child abuse – Updated

By Susan Hardee Steger May 3, 2022     The Nassau County Sheriff’s Office announced [...]

Mobley honored by Nassau County for 25 years of service

Nassau County Insider May 3, 2022 Belatedly, we would like to commend Robyn Mobley on [...]

Maternity services temporarily paused at Baptist Medical Center Nassau

Baptist Nassau Press Release May 2, 2022 Hospital will continue its $8.5 million maternity center [...]

Nassau County recognizes John Home and David Brown as “Employees of the Quarter”

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager April 29, 2022 4/28/22 @ [...]

Flood Awareness Month in Nassau County

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager April 27, 2022 It’s Flood [...]

Nassau County Seeking Volunteers for Essential Housing Advisory Board

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager April 27, 2022 In May [...]