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Florida observes ‘Older Driver Safety Awareness Week’

Florida Dept of Transportation Press Release December 3, 2021  Statewide coalition educates on safe driving &…

Holiday Arts & Crafts Bazaar Saturday at Atlantic Rec Center – Dec 4

City of Fernandina Beach December 3, 2021 Numerous arts and crafts created by local artisans will…

FDOT road and lane closures – Dec 4 – 10

FDOT December 3, 2021 Nassau County I-95 at Tide Creek (FIN 441200-1-52-01) (30.58819, -81.64648) Daytime lane…

ABWA Eight Flags Charter Chapter holds its First Annual Jingle Jamboree

ABWA Eight Flags Charter Chapter Press Release Submitted by Crystal Henning December 3, 2021 Calling all…

Fernandina Beach Golf course holds “Global 9-Shot Challenge Tournament powered by TopTracer

City of Fernandina Beach December 3, 2021     The Global 9-Shot Challenge tournament starts today…

DeSantis proposes $400 million to boost first responder pay, recruitment

The Center Square Florida By Bethany Blankley December 3, 2021   (The Center Square) – Gov.…

South 13th Street homicide Town Hall Meeting allays concerns

By Susan Hardee Steger December 2, 2021 Friends of homicide victim Colleen Potts, neighborhood residents, and…

Holiday events in Fernandina Beach on Saturday, December 4

By Leah Ward-Lee [email protected] Press Release December 2, 2021 In addition to our fabulous downtown, there’s…

Baptist Health first in region to offer new heart failure treatment

Baptist Health December 2, 2021 Baptist Health is the first health care system in the region…

Nassau County Council on Aging Virtual Silient Auction starts Saturday – Are you registered?

Nassau County Council on Aging Press Release Submitted by Liz Dunn December 2, 2021 Click on…

Florida Observes Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

Media ReleaseDecember 1, 2021 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)’s Safe Mobility for…

LGBTQ Community Fund Awards a total of $107,000 to five local agencies

Community Foundation of Northeast Florida Press Release Contact: Susan Datz Edelman VP, Strategic Communication [email protected] December…

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report – Week ending Nov 25

Florida Department of Health December 1, 2021                  …

Amelia Island Art Association to hold “Capturing the Light” workshop

Amelia Island Art Association, December 1, 2021

Update: Town Hall Meeting to discuss South 13th Street homicide to be held at Martin Luther King Center

By Susan Hardee Steger November 29, 2021 Editor’s Note:  The Town Hall Meeting will be held…

DeSantis to ask state lawmakers to cut state gas and fuel taxes by $1 billion to offset rising gas prices

The Center Square Florida By Bethany Blankley November 30, 2021    (The Center Square) – Florida Gov.…

Joy to the Children brings “Curbside Christmas” to disadvantaged children and their families

Joy to the Children Press Release Submitted by Loyd Pakradooni November 30, 2021 We are happy…

Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberley opens at Amelia Community Theatre

Amelia Community Theatre Submitted by Linda McClane November 29, 2021 With wit and good cheer, Amelia…

Have you registered? Council on Aging “Glimpse of Tuscany” Virtual Silent Auction around the corner

Nassau County Council on Aging Liz Dunn Marketing & Communications Director November 30, 2021 Here’s what…

Amelia Island Bird Club schedules field trip to Huguenot Memorial Park – Dec 4

Amelia Island Bird Club By Bill George [email protected] November 30, 2021 The Amelia Island Bird Club…

Free Holiday Arts & Crafts Bazaar to be held Saturday, Dec 4

Front Porch Beads Press Release Submitted by Joann Fullwood November 30, 2021 Subject: Holiday Arts &…

BearWise® Communities Making a Difference Across the Southeast

November 29, 2021 Reducing human-bear conflicts one community at a time RALEIGH, NC (November 29, 2021) – Sprawling…

An afternoon of art lectures scheduled for 2022

Cummer Amelia Press Release November 30, 2021   Cummer Amelia is pleased to announce it will…

Family Support Services to use proven model in lending child welfare services in Pasco and Pinellas

Family Support Services Press Release November 29, 2021   “Not long ago, the system of care…

Campaign to expand sports betting forecasts major economic impact, increased state revenue

By Scott Powers FloridaPolitics.com November 29, 2021 Study says sports betting would create 30K jobs, $247…

How to spot and avoid common health scams

November 28, 2021 by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC As a caregiver for a family…

What are people reporting at DoNotCall.gov?

November 28, 2021 by Amy Hebert Consumer Education Specialist, FTC In the past 18 years of…

TrophyCatch to give away new bass boat in live drawing

Media Release November 27, 2021   One lucky TrophyCatch registrant is going to win a brand-new…

Fernandina Pirates Club fills shopping carts to support Child Advocate Rapid Response Team during Thanksgiving

Pirates Communication Press Release Submitted by Judi Mackie November 26, 2021 Members of the Fernandina Pirates…

Fernandina Beach Christmas Tree lighting – Saturday, Nov 27

City of Fernandina Beach November 26, 2021 City of Fernandina Beach Christmas Tree Lighting! November 27,…

American Heart Association: Avoid holiday diet stress

American Heart Association Press Release November 24, 2021 Just in time for holiday feasts, the American…

Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare partners with Fernandina Beach Police Dept to create City’s first co-responder unit

Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Laureen Pagel, Ph.D., CEO [email protected] November 23, 2021 Yulee, Fla: Starting Point…

Better odds than the lottery: Florida Holiday Money Hunt

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst November 23, 2021   Did you know…

Donate safely this Giving Tuesday

November 23, 2021 by Rosario Méndez Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC Giving Tuesday…

Crist, DeSantis spar over high gasoline prices

The Center Square By Bethany Blankley November 23, 2021 (The Center Square) – Democratic Congressman Charlie…

Celebrate small business at the “$1000 Start Ups Small Business Fair” – December 4

$1000 Start Ups Press Release November 22, 2021

DeSantis reports, “Florida’s economy growing faster than the nation’s.”

from Takeaways from Tallahassee by Peter Schorsch November 22, 2021 Florida reached an economic milestone in…

Structural engineer’s report to the City on underpinnings to Brett’s Restaurant

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst November 21, 2021 To assist both parties…

Before you join that crowdfunding campaign, read this

November 20, 2021 by Emily Wu Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC If it…

Vendor spots still available for “Celebrate Small Business Fair” on Dec 4

Celebrate Small Business Fair Press Release from Leah Ward-Lee Contact: [email protected] November 19, 2021 There are…

Unsubstantiated COVID-19 treatment claims appear on social media platforms

November 18, 2021 by Colleen Tressler Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC Since the pandemic…

FWC evaluates trapping rules, seeks public input

Media Release November 20, 2021   The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking…

The Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival has your ticket for the perfect holiday gift . . .

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival November 19, 2021 A SEASON OF GREAT LIVE PERFORMANCES!   The…

Your help is needed to provide Thanksgiving Dinner for those in need

Media Release Submitted by  Sheila Cocchi November 19, 2021 America’s Youth is partnering with the Nassau…

Starting Point launches ‘Marketplace Navigator Program’ for uninsured to find affordable healthcare coverage

Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Press Release Laureen Pagel, Ph.D., CEO November 19, 2021 Starting Point Behavioral…

NYPD officers take up DeSantis’ offer and move to Florida

The Center Square By Bethany Blankley November 19, 2021  Citing a hostile work environment in a…

Florida lawmakers approve measure banning enforcement of vaccine mandates

The Center Square November 18, 2021 (The Center Square) – Florida lawmakers in both the House…

Boys & Girls Clubs teen members’ “Holiday Shoe Box Collection”

Boys & Girls Clubs of Nassau County Andrew Schmidt Senior Director of Dev & Marketing November…

House passes bill withdrawing Florida from OSHA oversight

By Renzo Downey FloridaPolitics.com November 18, 2021 One Democrat broke with the party to vote in…

Holiday Craft Fair to be held December 4

City of Fernandina Beach November 17, 2021 Holiday Craft Fair December 4; 9:00am-4:00pm Atlantic Rec Center…

Students take a field trip to Townies Pizzeria’s new garden

Media Release Axia Public Relations November 17, 2021 FERNANDINA BEACH, FLA. – Nov. 12, 2021 –…

How Red or Blue are your political beliefs?

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst November 16, 2021 Do you sometimes get…

Knights of Columbus supports Nassau Habitat – Waiting for photo

Nassau Habitat For Humanity Submitted by Cindy Jacoby November 16, 2021 On November 4th, the St.…

How to save money heating your home this winter

November 16, 2021 by Colleen Tressler Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC The days are…

Gov DeSantis joins Miami exiles to show support for Cuban protestors – declares Florida a symbol of Freedom

The Center Square By Gelet Martínez Fragela November 16, 2021   Gov. Ron DeSantis spoke at…

Rayonier helps feed seniors through Nassau County Council on Aging Meals on Wheels

Nassau County Council on Aging Press Release Submitted by Liz Dunn November 16, 2021  

Florida tourism agencies: State leads nation in inbound travel thanks to open pandemic policies

By Bethany Blankley The Center Square November 15, 2021 After a nearly 20-month international travel ban…

Florida redistricting is about to get real.

By Peter Schorsch from Sunburn newsletter November 14, 2021 The Florida Senate Reapportionment Committee staff today…

Amelia Island Genealogical Society Annual Meeting – November 16

Amelia Island Genealogical Society Submitted by Portegies Zwart Rob November 14 , 2021 The Amelia Island…

Donna and Dickie – Talk about ‘Great Homes & Churches on Amelia Island’

Media Release Contact: Dickie Anderson [email protected] November 14, 2021 Special event November 19 at Story &…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Carollee Addams Editor’s Note: Carollee Addams moved to Fernandina Beach from Naples, Florida in 1991. …

Get the dog or cat instead of the scam

November 13, 2021 by Jennifer Leach Associate Director, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC This…

Nassau County School District opens tiny house for teaching practical skills

Nassau County School District Press Release Submitted by Tia Brown November 12, 2021 Nassau County Schools…

Infrastructure bill could complete East Coast Greenway

Media Release East Coast Greenway November 12, 2021 Delaware’s Elkton Road Pathway links Maryland and Delaware…

DeSantis education budget invests record funding for public schools

The Center Square By Bethany Blankley November 12, 2021 (The Center Square) – Gov. Ron DeSantis…

New veterans: Finding your civilian career

November 9, 2021 by Carol Kando-Pineda Attorney, FTC’s Division of Consumer and Business Education Veterans Day…

A day to reflect and honor those to whom we are forever indebted

November 11, 2021 We at the Fernandina Observer add our voices and our thanks for the…

DeSantis announces bills for special session as groups organize in opposition to vaccine mandates

The Center Square By Bethany Blankley November 10,  2021   (The Center Square) – Florida Gov.…

It’s National Family Caregivers Month

November 10, 2021 by Bridget Small Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Family caregivers are the biggest source…

Beach smoking change clears first Senate committee

By Jacob Ogles FloridaPolitics.com November 8, 2021 An effort to make more Florida beaches cigarette-free cleared…

On the job! Baptist Health welcomes students in accelerated nurse training program

Baptist Health Press Release November 10, 2021 Students in the accelerated program at Jacksonville University laying…

Ron DeSantis officially files for reelection in 2022

By Jacob Ogles FloridaPolitics.com November 10, 2021 Ron DeSantis has officially filed for reelection to a…

Legislature releases Special Session plan

By Christine Jordan Sexton FloridaPolitics.com November 9, 2021 Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida legislative leaders early…

Skinner Bros. Realty and the Silverfield Group break ground on multi-tenant office complex at Wildlight

Media Release November 9, 2021 2.35-acre complex to bring professional office condos inspired by Wildlight’s Florida…

The business of golf: the management

By Alan Prescott November 9, 2021 It’s been some time since I have written a golf…