Category Archives: Press Release

Whigham Sentenced for Second-Degree Murder

Fernandina Beach Police Department Jeffrey Tambasco, Deputy Chief Press Release January 23, 2023 Today, Shawn [...]

FSCJ Cancelling All Classes, All Campuses

Florida State College Jacksonville, will cancel classes ahead of Ian’s Arrival Based on recent information [...]

Popular Author at Book Fair Luncheon

Kristin Harmel Comes to Amelia Island The Amelia Island Book Festival luncheon, 11 a.m. Oct. [...]

Voting Q&A from Florida Division of Elections

Information last updated: May 25, 2022 When do polls open on election day? Polls on [...]

Ideas for People With Poor Vision

Nassau County Council on Aging’s (NCCOA’s) next meeting of the Low Vision Support Group is [...]

Learn About Cochlear Implants

Nassau County Council on Aging’s (NCCOA’s) next meeting of the Hearing Loss Support Group is [...]

A Fun-Raiser for Kenya

Kenya Partners, a nonprofit operating in Kenya since 2006, invites you to join us at [...]

Local Insurance Business Bought by Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing Group, a leading distributor of life and health insurance, and provider of wealth [...]

Barnabas Receives Support for Dental Program

Barnabas Center Press Release Submitted by Nicola Barnack Director of Development August 31, 2022   [...]

Traders Hill Farm Partners with Barnabas Center to Deliver Healthy Foods Across Nassau County

Barnabas Center Press Release Submitted by Nicola Barnack Director of Development August 24, 2022 Barnabas [...]

Dr. Taylor Clem to Speak at The Bartram Garden Club Open House

The Bartram Garden Club, Inc. Submitted by Linda Broadrick Secretary and Publicity Chairman August 23, [...]

FWC approves new guidelines for imperiled beach-nesting birds

FWC Press Release July 14, 2022   At its July meeting, the Florida Fish and [...]

FTC Details Its Enforcement Actions to Crack Down on Fraud Against the Military Community in Testimony Before House Oversight Subcommittee

FTC Press Release July 14, 2022   The Federal Trade Commission testified before the House Committee [...]

Weekly Comments from Dale Martin: Status Report on the Seawall

Submitted by Dale Martin Fernandina Beach City Manager July 15, 2022 As I work with [...]

FWC approves changes for redfish in state waters following final rule hearing

At its July meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved new management [...]

McMonagle announces candidacy for Fernandina Beach City Commission Seat 5

Staci McMonagle, Candidate Fernandina Beach City Commission Seat 5 July 13, 2022 Staci McMonagle, a [...]

Nassau County, Florida, Hosting Open Houses to Gather Community Input

Public encouraged to attend one of the Beach Park Harmonization project presentations AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. [...]

#BeKindAmelia Traveling Mural Now on Display

Press Release July 8, 2022 Summer Art Project Encourages Kindness While Exploring Amelia Island, Florida [...]

Blueline tilefish recreational season closes July 26 in Atlantic state waters

July 9, 2022 Blueline tilefish closes for recreational harvest in Atlantic state waters (including all [...]

Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Announces Leadership Nassau Class 21 Graduation

Nassau County, FL (July 7, 2022) The Nassau County Chamber of Commerce is proud to [...]

“Last of the Right Whales” to be shown July 16

PRESS RELEASE By Richard Timm July 7, 2022   Amelia Island’s premier of the documentary [...]

City of Fernandina Beach Qualifying Period for 2022 Commission Election: July 11-15

  Fernandina Beach City Clerk Caroline Best reminds City residents that the Qualifying Period for [...]

Did you pay a scammer through Western Union? Check the new deadline for refunds

July 10, 2022 Refunds are still available to people who were tricked into wiring money [...]

Baptist Health is nationally recognized for providing high-quality stroke care

The health system’s four adult hospitals have received the American Heart Association Get With The [...]

Patronis urges: Have a safe 4th of July!

from Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis Press Release July 1, 2022 This Fourth of July weekend [...]

Oh Snap! Fishing Announces 2022 Red Snapper Fishing Tournament, July 8-9

Jacksonville, Fla. –– June 30, 2022 –– Oh Snap! Fishing today announced its second annual [...]

Be a hero for beach-nesting birds this holiday weekend

This Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds beachgoers how to help protect vulnerable [...]

FWC reveals TrophyCatch pink tag hint maps

As TrophyCatch heads into the last months of Season 10 and the 10-Tag Celebration, eight [...]

Renovations at Fernandina Beach Library Branch

6/30/22 @ 9:45 a.m.- Please be advised that the Fernandina Beach Library Branch will be [...]

Nassau County Receives 2022 Sustainabiity Award for SR 200 Corridor Master Plan

Press Release Sabrina Robertson June 27, 2022   Nassau County, Florida, June 24, 2022 – [...]

North Florida Land Trust is applying for renewal of its accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission

The public comment period is open through Sept. 3, 2022 Jacksonville, Fla., June 22, 2022 [...]

When releasing reef fish, using the right tool with the right technique makes a difference

FWC Press Release June 23, 2022 If you’re fishing for reef fish this season, be [...]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces 2022 Florida Python Challenge®

FWC Press Release June 17, 2022   MIAMI —  Governor Ron DeSantis announced that registration [...]

Wolfson Children’s Hospital ranks among best in the country for Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery

Press Release   U.S. News & World Report releases annual rankings of Best Children’s Hospitals, [...]

Duval County & Regional Leaders Stand with Aaron Bean

Press Release June 17, 2022 Fernandina Beach, Fla. – Republican candidate for Congressional District 4 Aaron Bean has [...]

Weekly Comments from City Manager Dale Martin: 13 ways to kill your community

By Dale Martin Fernandina Beach City Manager June 16, 2022   At the annual Florida [...]

Help nesting sea turtles by respecting their nests

FWC Press Release June 15, 2022 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds [...]

State Legislature approves funding for the Amelia Island Trail

Nassau County Press Release   Nassau County, Florida, June 15, 2022 – Nassau County, in [...]

Another area code coming to Northeast Florida

June 10, 2022 The Florida Public Service Commission recently announced that due to significant population [...]

Scammers pretend to be U.S. Customs and Border Protection

FTC Consumer Alert By Kira Krown June 4, 2022 Has the U.S. Border Patrol called [...]

North Florida Land Trust has facilitated the potential expansion of the Egans Creek Greenway

NFLT press Release May 26, 2022 The City of Fernandina Beach has approved the NFLT [...]

Governor Ron DeSantis continues support for conservation, FWC and Florida’s law enforcement officers

Press Release June 5, 2022 Thursday, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Freedom [...]

FTC says credit repair company sold sham services and a pyramid scheme

FTC Consumer Alert By Seena Gresson June 5, 2022 If your credit score is low, [...]

Governor Ron DeSantis Reappoints Two to the St. John’s River Water Management District

Press Release Office of the Governor June 5, 2022 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Friday, Governor Ron [...]

Fish license-free in Florida two weekends in June

FWC Press Release June 1, 2022   The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) [...]

Celebrate Pride, Fight Fraud

FTC Consumer Alert By Sam Levine, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection June 1, 2022 Fraud [...]

Opinion: To stabilize property insurance, focus on resilience

By Rob Bradley Jacksonville Today May 30, 2022 There is a reason why very few [...]

Scammers are offering student loan (un)forgiveness

FTC Consumer Alert May 27, 2022 The U.S. Department of Education recently announced another extension [...]

Twitter and your privacy

FTC Consumer Alert May 28, 2022 Twitter introduced the world to the concept of communicating [...]

Florida Friendly Angler course is now live!

FWC Press Release May 28, 2022   The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), [...]

Atlantic snook to close in state and federal waters

FWC Press Release May 23, 2022   The recreational harvest of snook in Atlantic state [...]

Applying for jobs? Be on the lookout for scams

May 23, 2022 You might have just graduated from college, but there’s still more to [...]

Hang up on imposter scams

FTC Consumer Alert May 23, 2022   When people encounter scams or bad business practices, [...]

Is your kid using education technology? Read on

FTC Consumer Alert May 22, 2022 Whether in class or at home, kids are probably [...]

Drug treatment referral service took advantage of addictions to make a quick buck

FTC Consumer Advice May 22, 2022   If you or someone you know needs help [...]

FWC reminds boaters to boat safely during National Safe Boating Week

Press Release May 20, 2022   Florida leads the nation with over 1 million registered [...]

FWC announces 2022 Lionfish Challenge

FWC Press Release May 21, 2022 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is [...]

Toptracer leagues form at Fernandina Beach Golf Course

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release May 17, 2022   Thursday night’s inaugural Toptracer league [...]

Fernandina Beach Street Resurfacing Schedule

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release May 18, 2022   The street resurfacing project is [...]

FWC seeks public input on shorebird conservation

May 18, 2022 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking input on [...]

FWC announces winners of Florida State Fish Art Contest

May 10, 2022 (Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page.) For [...]

FWC approves changes to statewide alligator hunt

Press Release May 7, 2022 Plus, May is the start of the application process for [...]

Business of golf – Funding is key to improving the golf course

By Alan Prescott May 4, 2022 For over a year now, I have been writing [...]

FSCJ Professor Dr. Lourdes Norman-McKay Selected for U.S. Jefferson Science Fellows Program

Press Release April 28, 2022 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) Professor [...]

History Museum will close for Shrimp Fest this weekend

April 25, 2022 Amelia Island Museum of History Press Release