Category Archives: General

Port of Fernandina, Fernandina Golf Course, and Fort Clinch – Back in Business

Submitted by Susan Hardee Steger The Port of Fernandina was closed temporarily as Tropical Storm [...]

Tall Ship Peacemaker Extends Stay

The Tall Ship “Peacemaker” will extend its stay through the end of the week with [...]

50 % Chance of More Rain This Afternoon

Fortunately for Fernandina Beach,  the rain occurring as Beryle heads up the coast, is such [...]

Avoid Greenway, Central Park, and Bosque Bello For Now

Submitted by Susan Hardee Steger Joe Gerrity, Fernandina’s new city manager who is beginning his [...]

Fernandina Residents Should Plan for Regular Scheduled Garbage Pick Up

Although Advanced Disposal Services began with a late start on Monday due to Beryl’s impact, [...]

Beryl’s Walk in the Park

Among the numerous trees downed or damaged around the city Monday was this one in [...]

Memorial Day Weekend – Senior Moments In Fernandina Beach

Submitted by Gerry C. Clare May 28, 2012 Sunday, May 27th at the Peck Center [...]

Fernandina Observer – Reports Throughout Tropical Storm Beryl

Tropical storm Beryl’s arrival in Fernandina Beach, allowed the Fernandina Observer to do what an [...]

Couple Narrowly Escapes Injury

Special to the Observer A local couple narrowly escaped injury Sunday night when a tree [...]

Beryl Banks Boat

  On the morning after tropical storm Beryl’s strong winds struck Fernandina Beach, residents can [...]

Beryl Delivers Lost Peacock to Kari

The Fernandina Observer has been notified that a beautiful male peacock is roaming around the [...]

City Damage Report Following Tropical Storm Beryl

By Susan Hardee Steger May 28, 2012   With sustained winds clocked at 44 mph, [...]

Morning Has Broken

Special to the Observer May 28, 2012 9:17 a.m. A lone beach goer wades through [...]

A Dedicated Weather Watcher

Special to the Observer At 7:45 p.m. Sunday, a moderate but pelting rain had begun [...]

A View From Main Beach – Beryl Approaches

Special to the Observer At Main Beach, a Jacksonville TV crew had joined about 50 [...]

Fernandina Harbor Marina Prepares for Beryl

Submitted by Susan Hardee Steger In preparation for tropical storm Beryl, Fernandina Harbor Marina Dock [...]

Batten Down the Hatches for Beryl

Submitted by Susan Hardee Steger City and County officials gathered at the Emergency Management Center [...]

Beryl’s Arrival Closes Fort Clinch Campground

Hundreds of  Fort Clinch campers were asked to leave as a result of tropical storm [...]

Thamm Joins Fernandina Observer

May 25, 2012 Fernandina Observer is pleased to announce that Suanne Z. Thamm is joining [...]

Starting Over . . . Again

Submitted by Suanne Thamm News Analysis Part I of a Series On May 29, 2012, [...]

City And Port Strengthen Ties

Submitted by Suanne Thamm News Analysis May 21, 2012 2:53 p.m. On May 10, 2012, [...]

Fernandina Beach High School Ranks Top 3% Nationally

Submitted by Susan Hardee Steger Fernandina Beach High School is ranked 39th in the state [...]

City Commission Moving Forward

Submitted by Suanne Thamm May 16, 2012 Effective May 29, 2012, Fernandina Beach will have [...]

We Will Be Different!

May 14, 2012 Welcome to the Fernandina Observer, a news and opinion blog that will [...]