Category Archives: Submitted Article

Historic New Zion Church Undergoing Restoration

As you travel along Atlantic Avenue and N. 10th Street at the east end of [...]

We Can Reduce Suicide in Our Community

By Virginia Foxworth September is Suicide Prevention Month in the United States. The Nassau County [...]

Perspective: An Opinion

by Jeremiah Glisson May 12, 2022 “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns or [...]

A warning to local property owners courtesy of the Amelia Tree Conservancy

April 22, 2022 A tree company has been knocking on doors and distributing flyers to [...]

Spring cleaning activities in Fernandina Beach = volunteer opportunities!

from Lisa Finkelstein FB Main Street Executive Director April 7, 2022 In honor of Earth [...]

Whale Ambassadors Gathering on December 11

Submitted by Lisa Timm Amelia Island Whale Watchers December 6, 2021 Join with your fellow [...]

Russian Thistle removal at Fort Clinch earns a challenge coin

from Bev Lawence/Jason Allgood October 27, 2021 A group of volunteers working together to remove [...]

Reflections on another island from Fernandina Beach

Submitted by Peggy Bulger Special to the Fernandina Observer October 14, 2021 [Peggy is well [...]

Community Members Meet to Discuss the Port of Fernandina

Submitted by Mike Spino September 20, 2021 Ocean, Port and Highways Authority Commissioner Miriam Hill [...]

Old Town mourns the passing of George

By Greg Epps August 2021     This is George. He is no longer with [...]

Gone Coastal: Tips for finding a good fishing spot in open water

For immediate release: Second quarter 2021 “Gone Coastal” column By guest columnist Kenneth Reaves ( [...]

Successfully navigating the permitting and building inspection process in Florida

Submitted by Stephen Beckman City of Fernandina Beach Building Official June 6, 2021 Editor’s Note:  [...]

City Manager responds to complaints about the City Building Department

Submitted by Dale Martin City of Fernandina Beach March 10, 2021 [The Fernandina Observer and [...]

Beware purchasing invasive plants for your gardens!

Submitted by Bev Lawrence March 10, 2021 Bev Lawrence has provided information below  from Emily [...]

Comp Plan/LDC Working Group Webinar Discussions on Comp Plan Working Draft

Press release Comp Plan/LDC Working Group Amelia Tree Conservancy March 3, 2021 The City and [...]

Alternative Baseball seeks volunteer coach/manager, players, and volunteers to start local program

Submitted by Taylor Duncan (770) 313-1762 Commissioner/CEO/Executive Director December 22, 2020 My name is [...]

Senate Democrats demand DeSantis act to save Florida’s economy

By John Haughey The Center Square December 11, 2020 Florida Senate Democrats demanded Thursday that [...]

Amelia Island Plantation receives certification as Audubon Sustainable Community

from Bob Schmonsees President, AIP Foundation December 5, 2020 Information in this article was taken [...]