Category Archives: County News

Highlights from the Nassau County public health briefing on March 11, 2020

The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager March 12, 2020 At yesterday’s Special [...]

BOCC Sets Workshop to Discuss Growth in Nassau County on March 23

The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager March 11, 2020 Nassau County, Florida, [...]

“Manatee Rescue Crew” descends on Amelia Island

By Cindy Jackson Reporter March 6, 2020 “It’s the people of the State of Florida [...]

Water Improvement Project in Lofton Pointe Community Beginning March 9, 2020

The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager March 6, 2020 3/5/20 @ 11:50 [...]

Board of Nassau County Commissioners schedules workshop session regarding growth

Nassau County Press Release Contact: Sabrina Robertson [email protected] March 6, 2020 Nassau County, Florida, March [...]

Coronavirus Monitoring in Nassau County

From The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager March 4, 2020 From Nassau [...]

Nassau County Planning Director Adrienne Burke moves on

The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager March 2, 2020 Nassau County’s Director [...]

Nassau County road & lane closures: week of February 29-March 6, 2020

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

Proposed Revisions to the Residential General 2 (RG-2) Zoning District in Nassau County

Valerie Feinberg               Assistant Director, PEO Department (904) 530-6300 [email protected] February 25, 2020 [FO notes:  This [...]

Household Survey for American Beach Property Owners Taking Place This Week 2/24/2020

from The  County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager 2/24/20 @ 11:55 a.m. Property [...]

Building and Construction Program Promotes Teamwork and Creativity in Nassau Schools

Nassau Education Foundation MEDIA RELEASE February 24, 2020 (Nassau County, Fla.) – February 17, 2020 [...]

Nassau County road and lane closures: week of February 22-28, 2020

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

City Commissioner Ross sends message to Nassau County Commission “united we can succeed divided we will likely fail.”

By Cindy Jackson February 20, 2020 Fernandina Beach City Commissioner Chip Ross made an appearance [...]

Update on A.L. Lewis house destruction in American Beach

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst February 14, 2020 Community confusion and [...]

Road Closure on Amelia Island Parkway Scheduled February 24-February 28, 2020

From The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager February 12, 2020 2/11/20 @ [...]

Arts & Culture Nassau submits annual report for 2019

February 7, 2020 Report to Nassau County on the Activities of Arts and Culture Nassau [...]

Invitation to ground breaking for Tributary Park

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager February 6, 2020 Please join [...]

Nassau County announces flood outreach events

January 23, 2020

Nassau County seeks public input on recreation needs

January 22, 2020

New showers at Burney Park, Peters Point

From The Nassau County Insider Office of the County Manager January 20. 2020 Mr. Mike [...]

Wildlight Elementary School teacher Whitney Jones Named Nassau County Teacher of the Year

Nassau Education Foundation MEDIA RELEASE January 16, 2020 On Friday, January 10, 2020, the Nassau [...]

Adopt-A-Tree Educational Workshop

From The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager On Saturday, January 11, 2020, [...]

Over 42,000 Pounds of Hazardous Waste Collected at October Event

From The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager On Saturday, October 26, 2019, [...]

Intersection Improvements at US 1 and Ratliff Road

From The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager January 3, 2019 1:00 p.m. [...]

Simulated Gambling Devices are averse to quality of life says Mullin

By Cindy Jackson Reporter January 2, 2020 Is it a game of chance, a game [...]

Chamber of Commerce to offer “Candidate Boot Camp” in January

Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Media Release December 13, 2019 Nassau County, FL (December 13, [...]

Vision Book Unveiled for Western Nassau County

From The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager December 12, 2019 In the [...]

Nassau County deputies say three men stole $100,000-worth of guns from gun store

December 10, 2019 WTLV in Jacksonville reported yesterday that three masked men broke into the [...]

Meridian Waste helps to keep Callahan beautiful

Media Release November 23, 2019 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (November 19, 2019) – Meridian Waste, an integrated, [...]

Parks vs Trees: we can do both – An opinion

By Phil Scanlan Friends of Amelia Island Trail, Inc. – CEO November 17, 2019 Editor’s [...]

Beach Community Working Group drafts recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners

Board of County Commissioners Press Release November 13, 2019 On December 19, 2018, the Board [...]

Jeff Gray seeks election as Nassau County Commissioner, District 3

Jeff Gray Campaign Candidate for Nassau County Commissioner District 3 November 8, 2019 Recently, Jeff [...]

Rayonier grants help local nonprofit organizations meet community needs

Rayonier Press Release November 5, 2019   Rayonier awarded more than $162,000 to 35 local [...]

Western Nassau Town Hall meeting November 12, 2019: Vision Book Release

Nassau County Planning and Economic Development Valerie Feinberg, AICP Assistant Director [email protected] November 4, 2019 [...]

First Coast News highlights local aviation program

October 22, 2019 Editor’s Note: We thank First Coast News for doing an excellent job [...]

BOCC declares Breast Cancer Awareness Week and designates Oct 23 as “Pink Day”

Nassau County Insider October 22, 2019 At the meeting held on October 16, 2019, the [...]

DiBella accepts position as executive director of Florida Harbor Pilots Association

October 21, 2019 Editor’s Note: Laura DiBella has served our  county well during her five [...]

JEA seeks conditional use on Yulee project

Nassau County Press Release Contact: Abigail Weiss Planner, PEO Department [email protected] October 14, 2019 10:00 [...]

FDOT Road & Lane Closures

Nassau County I-95 (FIN 431958-1-52-01) Daytime lane closures from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday [...]

County Charter government – Q & A

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst October 11, 2019 Editor’s Note: “How [...]

Charlie Gressman announces candidacy for Nassau County Commissioner District 5

Charlie Gressman BOCC Campaign Press Release October 10, 2019 Recently, Charlie Gressman completed his candidate [...]

BOCC to host unveiling of Derrick Henry Sign – Nov 15

Nassau County Press Release Contact: Sabrina Robertson [email protected] October 10, 2019 On Friday, November 15, [...]

Charter government in other Florida counties

By Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst October 10, 2019 Editor’s Note: “How to [...]

“Bad behavior created this” – Nassau County Beach Working Group holds final meeting

By Cindy Jackson Reporter October 9, 2019 The final meeting of the Nassau County Beach [...]

Florida Dept of Health urges Floridians to get flu shots

Florida Dept of Health Press Release Contact: Valerie Eldridge-Bratsch [email protected] Press Release October 9, 2019 [...]

Rayonier A M joins Nassau County School Board on Manufacturing Day to inspire next generation of manufacturing leaders

Rayonier Advanced Materials Press Release October 8, 2019 In its third annual partnership with Nassau [...]

Schmidt appointed Senior Director Development & Marketing for Boys & Girls Clubs

Boys & Girls Clubs of Nassau County Contact: Boys & Girls Clubs of Nassau County [...]

Cofield selected as an American Geographical Society Teacher Fellow

The American Geographical Society Press Release October 4, 2019 Description: The American Geographical Society (AGS) [...]

Meridian Waste Cleans Up The Streets of Callahan

MEDIA RELEASE October 3, 2019 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (September 30, 2019) – Meridian Waste, an integrated, [...]

Photos from Nassau Crossing Groundbreaking

By Cindy Jackson Reporter September 30, 2019 From Nassau Insider: Nassau Crossings developer Matovina & [...]

Tom Raymond Collection presented to West Nassau Historical Society

West Nassau Historical Society Media Release Submitted by Cara Curtin September 28, 2019 West Nassau [...]

Nassau County Beach Committee concludes – no evening beach driving or camping

Cindy Jackson Reporter September 27, 2019 The Nassau County Beach Community Working Group was formed [...]

Manufacturing Month – October 2019

By Cindy Jackson Reporter September 26, 2019 At the request of Laura DiBella, Executive Director [...]

Ground Breaking Ceremony in Celebration of Nassau Crossing Park

from The County Insider Sabrina Robertson Office of the Nassau County Administrator September 23, 2019 [...]

Nassau County Magistrate Jan Carver running for Nassau County Judge

Press Release September 17, 2019 Jan Carver recently filed with the Supervisor of Elections to [...]

Bailey-Simmons Multi-Use Trail opening ceremony on September 23

from The County Insider Sabrina Robertson Office of the Nassau County Manager September 13, 2019 [...]

Operation Cold Summer results in 53 drug-related arrests

MEDIA RELEASE Submitted by Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper August 30, 2019 Over the past [...]

Nassau County begins issuing sandbags

from The Nassau County Insider August 30, 2019 Sandbags will be available to Nassau County [...]

Florida Master Naturalist Program offering

By Justina Dacey Nassau County Extension Office August 26, 2019 Attention Nature Lovers! The Florida [...]

County seeking Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development

By Sabrina Robertson Office of the Nassau County Manager August 26, 2019 The Nassau County [...]

Brett Steger appointed as new School Board Attorney

Nassau County School Board MEDIA RELEASE August 21, 2019 The Nassau County School Board is [...]

Worldwide Terminals Fernandina Chooses Octopi by Navis’ SaaS TOS for Its Port Modernization Project

Navis Press Release August 15, 2019 Octopi, part of  Navis, andCargotec Corporation, provider of operational [...]

Man jailed on multiple charges, including threats against black police officers

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst August 14, 2019 – 10:00 a.m. [...]

Nassau County road and lane closures: week of August 10-16, 2019

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

School threat assessment training in Nassau County

Office of Nassau County School Superintendent MEDIA RELEASE August 9, 2019 Seventy Nassau County School [...]

Aldi grand opening set for August 29 in Yulee

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst August 9, 2019 – 10:00 a.m. [...]

Brooks Rehabilitation Opens New Outpatient Clinic in Yulee

MEDIA RELEASE August 9, 2019 For almost 50 years, Brooks Rehabilitation, headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., [...]

Pages Dairy Community Meeting summary

The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager August 5, 2019 – 11:00 a.m. [...]

Erosion Repairs on County Road 121 Scheduled to Begin August 1

Nassau County, Fla. – The Florida Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin erosion repair [...]

Back to School Time

Submitted by Dr. Kathy K. Burns Nassau County School Superintendent July 30, 2019 11:00 a.m. [...]

Emma Love Elementary School welcomes new Assistant Principal

Nassau County School District MEDIA RELEASE July 25, 2019 9:00 a.m. Mrs. Leslie Reid knew [...]

Middleton appointed Assistant Principal, Yulee Middle School

Nassau County School District MEDIA RELEASE July 24, 2019 2:00 p.m. Dr. Tara Middleton is [...]

Sale of opioids in Nassau County from 2006-2012

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 21, 2019 4:00 p.m. Many [...]

NCEDB gives vote of confidence to Executive Director Laura DiBella

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 27, 2019 11:43 a.m. On [...]

County announces upcoming meetings of Beach Community Working Group

from TheCountyInsider.com by Sabrina Robertson Office of the Nassau County Manager June 27, 2019 2:30 [...]