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Amelia Island revealed . . .

By David Roberts December 4, 2021 Editor’s Note: David Lee Roberts grew up in Fernandina Beach,…

Pat’s Wildways: Atlantic Seafood Birds

By Pat Foster-Turley December 2, 2021 Caption: Black vultures pair-bond for life and are intelligent social…

Fernandina Beach Police to hold ‘Town Hall Meeting’ to discuss October South 13th Street homicide

By Susan Hardee Steger November 29, 2021 Deputy Chief Jeff Tambasco, informed the Fernandina Observer that…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Pat Foster-Turley November 27, 2021 Editor’s Note: Many of you know Pat Foster-Turley through her…

Pat’s Wildways: Fall sights

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. November 25, 2021 Autumn is a beautiful time here on Amelia Island.…

Let Us Be Truly Thankful for Family, Friends and Community

A Thanksgiving Message from the Fernandina Observer November 24, 2021       “Over the river…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Bill Birdsong November 20, 2021

Pat’s Wildways: That time of year again

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. November 18, 2021   It’s that time of year again, the time…

CREED gives thanks to Wal-Mart and community

CREED Jennette W. Baker, R.N., B.S.N. Executive Director November 17, 2021 Coalition for the Reduction Elimination…

“It Takes an Island to Cross an Ocean!”

By Karen Thompson Features Reporter November 15, 2021 What seemed like a pipe dream on Oct.…

Nassau Legislative Delegation Meets in County Chambers

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager 11/12/21 @ 9:30 a.m. ​Nassau County…

‘Petanque Open’ on the Fernandina waterfront -Saturday and Sunday

By Susan Hardee Steger November 12, 2021 Beginning Saturday, the Petanque Open will be in full…

Pat’s Wildways: Gone but not forgotten

By Pat Foster-Turley Ph.D. November 11, 2021   Recently I’ve been browsing and rereading some of…

A Presidential Proclamation on Veterans Day, 2021

From the White House briefing room President Joseph R. Biden, November 9, 2021   For generations,…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By William Birdsong November 5, 2021 Editor’s Note: William Birdsong was born in Jacksonville, Florida and…

Bird sightings – “serendipitous circumstances”

By Patrick Leary October 2021   Serendipitous circumstances.  Three weeks ago the region was blanketed in…

Pat’s Wildways: Lost in Bigfoot Country

By Pat Foster-Turley Ph.D. November 4, 2021 I recently took a road trip to see the…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Bruce Kraus October 30, 2021 Editor’s Note: Bruce, his wife Donna, and our 2 children,…

Legislative Delegation to Meet on November 10th

from the County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager October 28, 2021 10/28/21 @ 8:45…

Pat’s Wildways: Georgia fall crops

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. October 28, 2021 Fuju Persimmons are grown in more than 60 orchards…

Remembering Dr. Britton

By Anne H. Oman Reporter At Large October 25, 2021 Now that abortion is once again…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Judi Winkel October 23, 2021 Editor’s Note:  The Santa Maria left the Fernandina Harbor Marina…

News4Jax reports racial slurs and white hood video sparks incident at Yulee High School

News4Jax October 23, 2021 Tensions were high following a video with two white kids using racial…

Pat’s Wildways: Heritage River Road in Autumn

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. October 21, 2021 It’s no secret that a favorite place that Bucko…

Has a good idea backfired on us?

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst October 19. 2021 “We don’t know what…

Stories behind the songs

Story & Song Press Release Submitted by Mark Kaufman October 18, 2021 Purchase your $25 tickets…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Chuck Stines October 16, 2021   Editor’s Note:  Chuck Stines retired to Amelia Island in…

Pat’s Wildways: Happenings at the Inlet

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. October 14, 2021 Living in Fernandina Beach there are always unexpected happenings…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Dana Hermanson October 9, 2021 Editor’s Note: Dana Hermanson and his wife Heather are part…

Pat’s Wildways: Country Roads

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. October 7, 2021 I often write about short road trips emanating from…

Casey DeSantis diagnosed with breast cancer

By Renzo Downey FloridaPolitics.com October 4, 2021 ‘As the mother of three young children, Casey is…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

Submitted by Priscilla Footlik October 2, 2021 Editor’s Note:  Priscilla came to Amelia Island in 2007.…

Pat’s Wildways: Visit Darien and Harris Neck

By Pat Foster Turley September 30, 2021   Sometimes Bucko and I just want to go…

Procession for Nassau County Deputy draws thousands

By Susan Hardee Steger September 28, 2021 A procession of law enforcement personnel and family members…

What to do about Fernandina Beach’s City Hall?

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 24, 2021 Has Fernandina Beach City…

In honor of Nassau County Deputy Joshua Moyers

September 25, 2021 Editor’s Note: Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper announced at an afternoon press conference…

Pat’s Wildways: Cicadas and Lovebugs

By Pat Foster-Turley September 23, 2021   I’m sure most of you have heard the loud…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Carollee Addams September 18, 2021 Editor’s Note: Carollee Addams moved to Fernandina Beach from Naples,…

Pat’s Wildways: Leaping Lizards

Pat Foster Turley September 16, 2021 Many of you living here in Nassau County are very…

Nassau Habitat for Humanity welcomes new owners into its first townhouse

By Susan Hardee Steger September 15, 2021 It was a joyous day Saturday for when two…

Friends team up to raise funds for Barnabas

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Alexandra Winsor, Communications Manager www.BarnabasNassau.org September 14, 2021 Liza Cotter and…

CAP Mission Statement: Volunteers serving America’s communities, saving lives, and shaping futures.

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 14, 2021 Fernandina Beach’s Municipal Airport…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Stephan R. Leimberg unseenimages.com September 11, 2021 Editor’s note: A native of Wildwood, New Jersey…

Remembering September 11, 2001

September 10, 2021   Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks. A…

Pat’s Wildways: Free-ranging chickens of the Keys

By Pat Foster-Turley September 9, 2021 I’m sure many of you have heard about the chicken…

Pat’s Wildways: The Reef is Dead

Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. September 2, 2021 It’s been ages since I’ve snorkeled on a coral reef,…

Pat’s Wildways: “Nature Watching From the Porch”

By Pat Foster Turley, Ph.D. August 26, 2021 Pat’s Wildways:  Nature Watching from the Porch It…

Reminder … Let’s show our appreciation for our favorite downtown Postal Worker!

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Stephan R. Leimberg unseenimages.com August 21,  2021 Editor’s note: A native of Wildwood, New Jersey…

Pat’s Wildways: Gardening Trials and Tribulations

By Pat Foster-Turley August 19, 2021 Well, I keep trying to grow vegetables but long ago…

Historic Downtown Post Office will never be the same without Debbie McCullough

By Karen Thompson Features Reporter August 18, 2021 Fernandina Beach will say farewell to one of…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Bill Birdsong August 14, 2021   Editor’s Note: William Birdsong was born in Jacksonville, Florida…

Florida Board of Education to consider sanctioning 2 mask-mandating school districts

By John Haughey The Center Square August 14, 2021 The Florida Department of Education has scheduled…

Scientists in Florida and Georgia Share Water Quality Data on the St. Marys River

              Jacksonville, FL – In October 2011, the Regional Community…

Pat’s Wildways: One fine morning

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. August 12, 2021 My recent day started with a routine medical appointment,…

Fernandina Beach residents challenge OHPA over intentions to expand, close city streets

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst August 12, 2021 Many concerned residents of…

Judge Fahlgren disqualifies himself after Ragucci makes claim that Fahlgren is “biased and prejudiced”

By Adam Kaufman Legal Analyst August 12, 2021 Circuit Court Judge Steven M. Fahlgren disqualified himself…

Ragucci seeks disqualification of Judge Fahlgren, claiming judge is biased and prejudiced

Submitted by Adam Kaufman Legal Analyst August 11, 2021   Update: Click here for latest article…

8-foot hammerhead shark has an adventure at American Beach

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst August 8, 2021 Two Jacksonville media outlets…

Ross Records Request:Ragucci Fined $2000 per day; Declines to Produce Financial Records

By Adam Kaufman Legal Analyst August 3, 2021 Christopher Ragucci has appeared to treat the court…

Wild Amelia announces winners of 2021 Photo Contest

Wild Amelia Press Release Submitted by Jay Kayne August 2, 2021 Wild Amelia is pleased to…

Marilyn Bailey Evans-Jones, 92, of Jacksonville, Florida, died peacefully at home on Friday, July 23, 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst August 1, 2021 Former Amelia Island resident…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Priscilla Footlik August 1, 2021 Editor’s Note: Although Priscilla Footlik moved from our beautiful island…

FPCA report recommends mutual respect between police and the public

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 31, 2021   On Friday, July…

Pat’s Wildways: Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

By Pat Foster-Turley Ph.D. July 29, 2021 It’s a bit far for a day trip but…

Judge Fahlgren Sets Contempt Hearing for Ragucci

By Adam Kaufman Legal Analyst July 28, 2021 As a result of a hearing held on…

A far away but familiar galaxy

By Evelyn C. McDonald Arts & Culture Reporter July 27, 2021   Star Wars, Jurassic Park,…

Port seeks $15M RAISE grant to improve operations, security, and local economy

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst July 27, 2021 From the Port’s RAISE…

Ross Prevails: Judge says Records Rejection by Port Director “Frivolous”, OHPA Contractor “Wastes” Court’s Time

Submitted by Adam Kaufman Legal Analyst July 25, 2021 After a three (3) hour hearing in…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Dana Hermanson July 24, 2021 Editor’s Note:  Dana Hermanson and his wife Heather are part…

Pat’s Wildways: Natural History Museum and more in Gainesville

By Pat Foster-Turley,  Ph.D. July 22, 2021 If you are looking for a cool way to…

Baptist Hospital officials join Jacksonville Mayor and other health professionals to discuss COVID surge

By Susan Hardee Steger July 21, 2021 Editor’s Note: As of today, Baptist Medical and its…

Breakthough: One family’s journey through vaccination and infection

By Benjamin Morrison July 19, 2021 ” . . . if you think you are immune…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Hal & Kirsten Snyder July 17, 2021 Editor’s Note: The Snyder husband and wife team…