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Recycling rate for common household materials in Florida estimated at 21%

The Center Square June 23, 2021 Florida recycled 21 percent of its commonly used packing materials…

American Beach Evan’s Rendezvous marker to be unveiled on June 26

Friends of American Beach Press Release Submitted by Allean Deloris Gilyard June 24, 2021 Friends of…

Rip Currents kill 100 people annually – Know your options!

Nassau County Insider June 23, 2021 Sunday, June 20th was the first day of summer. As…

Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop to be held at Crooked River State Park – July 9

June 23, 2021

Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit to host outreach event at Fernandina Harbor Marina – June 26

City of Fernandina Beach June 23, 2021     The Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit…

Charlie Crist slams Ron DeSantis for stoking ‘The Big Lie’

By Jacob Ogles FloridaPolitics.com June 23, 2021 U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, a Democratic candidate for Governor,…

‘Morning Joe’ marvels: ‘It’s Ron DeSantis’ party right now’

By Scott Powers FloridaPolitics.com June 22, 2021 ‘It feels like a matter of time before Donald…

“Wild Amelia Highway Clean Up” to take place June 27 at 8:00 a.m.

Wild Amelia Press Release Contact: [email protected] June 22, 2021 Sunday, June 27th, 8:00 am. Come out…

How to spot a government impersonator scam

June 22, 2021 by Lisa Lake Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Scammers often disguise themselves as people…

Summer House Realty donates $58,000 to non-profit

Summer House Realty Press Release June 22, 2021 Summer House Realty donates more than $58,000 to…

Timucuan Parks Foundation and JaxParks offer summer volunteer opportunities in the parks

Timucuan Parks Foundation Press Release June 22, 2021 Next volunteer cleanup is June 23 at Losco…

Wildlight announces award-winning homebuilders for Phase 2 of Forest Park Neighborhood

Media Release June 20, 2021 WILDLIGHT, FLA. – June 16, 2021 – Raydient Places + Properties announced today that PulteGroup,…

This is By How Much Alzheimer’s Is Expected to Increase in Florida

By Hristina Byrnes and Grant Suneson, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square June 19, 2021 The…

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announces additional $175 million available through “Rebuild Florida Mitigation”

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Press Release June 17, 2021 Today, the Florida Department of Economic…

Calling all artists!

Island Art Association June 18, 2021

FDOT Projects Receive Recognition from American Council of Engineering Companies of Florida

Florida Department of Transportion Press Release June 18, 2021 Today, the Florida Department of Transportation received…

As hurricane season intensifies, Florida’s ‘insurer of last resort’ increasingly on hook

By John Haughey The Center Square June 18, 2021   Two weeks into the 2021 hurricane…

Homebuyers’ search for low taxes fuels Florida in-migration

By John Haughey The Center Square June 18, 2021 With home costs rising across the country,…

Juneteenth Jump-Off Event scheduled for Saturday, June 19

June 17, 2021

Fernandina Beach to observe Juneteenth on June 19, 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 16, 2021 At the June 15,…

DeSantis signs property insurance bill, says lawmakers ‘must do more’ to lower costs

By John Haughey The Center Square June 15, 2021 Florida’s 6.5 million businesses and homeowners will…

Stand up to cyberbullying

June 14, 2021 by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Pride Month is about connecting with…

Looking for work? Avoid job scams

June 14, 2021 by Emily Wu, Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC If you’re looking for…

DeSantis criticizes Fauci, CDC, NIH

The Center Square By John Haughey June 14, 2021   (The Center Square) – Florida Gov.…

Florida Department of Health weekly COVID-19 results – June 4 – 10

Florida Department of Health June 13, 2021 Editor’s Note:  The Florida Department of Health closed its…

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…

Amelia Island Museum’s Third on Third – “The History of Boat Building on Amelia Island”

Amelia Island Museum of History June 13, 2021  

Amazon Flex didn’t deliver as promised, and now must pay

June 12, 2021 by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Were you an Amazon Flex driver…

Amelia Island Tourism Making Rapid Rebound

Media Release Amelia Island Convention & Visitor Bureau June 12, 2021   AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (June…

Push for COVID-19 vaccinations by July 4

Nassau County Emergency Management June 11, 2021 Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding completed his undergraduate studies at Johns…

Northeast Florida Parade of Homes Honors TrailMark and Tributary Model Homes

Media Release June 11, 2021   JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (June 2, 2021) – GreenPointe Developers, LLC, proudly…

Florida Board of Education officially bans critical race theory from state classrooms

The Center Square By John Haughey June 11, 2021 “Duval County School Board member Lori Hershey,…

Shrimp boat hits jetties – 3 rescued

By Susan H Steger June 11, 2021     News4Jax  reported 3 shrimpers were rescued in…

Boys & Girls Clubs members achieve academic honors

Boys & Girls Clubs of Nassau County Andrew Schmidt, Senior Director of Development and Marketing [email protected]

Barnabas Center announces retirement of Wanda Lanier, and welcomes new CEO Jamie Reynolds

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Alexandra Winsor Communications Manager www.BarnabasNassau.org June 10, 2021 The Barnabas Center…

Proposed rule bans critical race theory in Florida schools

The Center Square By John Haughey June 10, 2021 (The Center Square) – The Florida Board…

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…

Barnabas awarded grant from the partnership for mental health

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Alexandra Winsor, Communications Manager www.BarnabasNassau.org June 7, 2021 Barnabas Center was…

Florida to invest $37M in cybersecurity

By John Haughey The Center Square June 9, 2021 Ransomware attacks against municipalities, government agencies and…

Jacksonville leads nation in professional ‘in-migration’ as Florida population, wealth swell

By John Haughey The Center Square June 9, 2021 Florida’s three largest metro areas collectively led…

Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2021 Awards Ceremony – Part III

June 8, 2021 Editor’s Note This is the third in a series of photos which recognizes…

New Florida law requires impact fees be capped, incrementally phased-in

By John Haughey The Center Square June 8, 2021   Florida counties and cities can raise…

Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital announce 2021 Florida Forum Speaker Series

Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital Press Release June 8, 2021   Featuring Tim McGraw, Terry…

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…

Barnabas announces upcoming food distributions

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Alexandra Winsor, Communications Manager www.BarnabasNassau.org June 7, 2021 As the major…

Invitation to the Exchange Club of Nassau County

Exchange Club of Nassau County Press Release June 7, 2021 Services and fundraising for local non-profits…

Institute for Enterprise Inc. awards scholarship

Institute for Enterprise Press Release June 7, 2021   The Institute for Enterprise, Inc (I4E) is…

Rayonier Advanced Materials donates to Barnabas Dental Program

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Alexandra Winsor Communications Manager www.BarnabasNassau.org June 6, 2021 Mark Homans and…

Need-to-know tips for beginner boaters

Media Release June 5, 2021 With summer drawing near, it’s no secret that anglers want to…

Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare awarded Florida Blue Foundation grant focusing on healthy conversations to help families

Starting Point Behavioral Health Care Media Release Pictured Above: Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) graduates. MHFA…

The magnificient Nao Santa Maria shares Fernandina Marina with boats large and small

By Karen Thompson Features Reporter June 3, 2021   “In fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the…

FBCC’s Dog of the Month for June 2021: Eeyore

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 2, 2021 Meet Eeyore, a 2-month…

Timucuan Parks Foundation joins JaxParks to offer “Summer Volunteer Opportunities in the Parks”

Timucuan Parks Foundation Press Release June 1, 2021 Volunteer projects will be held June 9, June…

CREED’s “Backpack Giveaway” delights young children

Coalition for the Reduction Elimination of Ethnic Disparities in Health (CREED) Jennett W. Baker, R.N., B.S.N…

Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise Now Accepts E-ZPass Statewide

FDOT Media Release June 1, 2021 OCOEE, Fla. – A major milestone in national toll interoperability…

Florida Chamber: Boost ‘neglected’ adult education programs to draw high-wage jobs

By John Haughey The Center Square June 1, 2021 If it wants high-wage employers to invest…

Florida’s top environmental official, Noah Valenstein, is resigning

By Renzo Downey FloridaPolitics.com May 30, 2021 Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Noah Valenstein will step…

Planting Nassau’s Future with Fernandina Beach Middle School

Keep Nassau Beautiful Media Release May 30, 2021       Fernandina Beach, Florida, May 28,…

Florida’s pandemic-staggered tourist industry seeing Memorial Day boost

By John Haughey The Center Square May 29, 2021 Businesses across Florida are hoping for a…

With Commitment to Affordability and Financial Sustainability, U.S. Postal Service Proceeds with Request for Postal Rate Change

USPS Media Relese May 31, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC — As part of “Delivering for America,” its…

The business of golf – Dr Divot Custom Golf Clubs

By Alan Prescott May 28, 2021 “With no experience as a golf course superintendent, easily the…

Rayonier sponsors Barnabas upcoming “Empty Bowls Extravaganza”

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Alexandra Winsor Communications Manager [email protected] May 28, 2021 Kim Sartor of…

The business of golf – Opening golf shops located on and off the course

By Alan Prescott May 27, 2021 In my last article, John had learned about the manufacture…

2019-20 salaries for teachers in Florida averaged $49,102

The Center Square May 27, 2021 (The Center Square) – Teacher pay in Florida averaged $49,102…

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church to dedicate new “Memorial Garden” on Sunday, May 30

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Press Release May 27, 2021 Dedication of Memorial Garden Sunday, May…

Memorial Day weekend at the Fernandina Beach Market Place

Fernandina Beach Market Place Press Release Submitted by Judi Mackie May 27, 2021 Memorial Day Weekend…

Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Florida Division of Emergency Management Press Release May 26, 2021 ➡️ Find a full disaster kit…

The business of golf – Custom golf clubs; “Let the buyer beware!”

By Alan Prescott May 26, 2021 In my last article, I promised to write about the…

Grammy winning Bassist Edgar Meyer and Grammy nominated Dover Quartet performing at Amelia Baptist Church

Amelia Island Music Festival Press Release www.aicmf.com May 26, 2021 The Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival…

Family Support Services looking for visitation home in Nassau County

Family Support Services Press Release Contact: John Daigle [email protected] 904.200.2147 May 26, 2021   Agency Looking…

Hang up on auto warranty robocalls

May 25, 2021 by Emily Wu Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC Have you…

Upcoming Barnabas Drive-Through Food Assistance events

May 25, 2021