Category Archives: Press Release

Governor DeSantis’ Florida Freedom First Budget Invests a Historic $10.4B in Transportation Infrastructure

Press Release December 14, 2021 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Yesterday, Governor Ron DeSantis unveiled his Freedom [...]

American Heart Association Pitch – Blood Pressure Worsens from Covid-19 Pandemic, new study shows largest increase

  Media Release December 11. 2021     Blood Pressure control has worsened from the [...]

FTC Data Show Major Increase in Gift Cards As Scam Payment Method

Federal Trade Commission Press Release December 11, 2021 FTC Data Show Major Increase in Gift [...]

Completion of FY 20/21 Level & Overlay Projects and Roads to be Completed in FY 21/22

Press Release Sabrina Robertson Nassau County Public Information Officer Nassau County, Florida, December 9, 2021 [...]

October 2021 BOCC Nassau newsletter available

Office of the Nassau County Manager December 6, 2021 Attached is the October 2021 edition [...]

Free December Support & Educational Sessions Presented by Community Hospice & Palliative Care

Media Release November 30, 2021   December 8 @ 6 – 7 p.m. – Hope [...]

When scam calls target your client or loved one

December 1, 2021 by Amy Hebert Consumer Education Specialist Calls from scammers are annoying and [...]

Amelia Island CVB Completes Distribution of Amelia Island Foundation Funds

Media Release November 30. 2021   Take Stock in Children, Nassau County Ocean Rescue Final [...]

BearWise® Communities Making a Difference Across the Southeast

November 29, 2021 Reducing human-bear conflicts one community at a time RALEIGH, NC (November 29, [...]

Nassau County Road & Lane Closures November 27-December 3, 2021

  I-95 at Tide Creek  Daytime lane closures weekdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. [...]

Atlantic Hair Studio holds grand opening

Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Media Release November 18, 2021 The Nassau County Chamber of [...]

Incumbent Mike Lednovich Files for 2022 Fernandina Beach City Commission Election

Candidate Press Release November 16, 2021 Mayor Mike Lednovich today filed for re-election to the [...]

Looking for alternatives for your holiday shopping?

November 12, 2021 by Amy Hebert Consumer Education Specialist, FTC You’ve probably heard: this holiday [...]

Nassau County weather related update

November 7, 2021 Yesterday afternoon Nassau County advised driving on County beaches (Peters Point south [...]

What to do if your online order never arrives — and how to get your money back

November 6, 2021 by Alvaro Puig Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Shopping online is oh-so-convenient. Haven’t [...]

Communities thrive when we work together

November 2, 2021 by Ami Dziekan Division of Consumer Response and Operations Every day dedicated [...]

November History Museum programs

“The History of Paper Making on Amelia Island” with Eric Schmidt Brown Bag Lunch Presentation [...]

FDOT Highlights Continued Infrastructure Improvements

Media Release November 1, 2021   TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –  The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) [...]

Nasal spray’s unsupported COVID-19 treatment claims are not up to snuff

October 31, 2021 by Seena Gressin Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC Many [...]

Nassau County Road and Lane Closures October 30-November 5, 2021

I-95 at Tide Creek  Daytime lane closures weekdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and [...]

FDOT, Partners Celebrate Sixth Annual Mobility Week

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – From Oct. 29 to Nov. 5, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) [...]

Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for Opening of the Crawford Road Extension Nassau County,

Florida, October 27, 2021 – The Board of County Commissioners will host a Ribbon Cutting [...]

Legislative Delegation to Meet on November 10th

from the County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager October 28, 2021 10/28/21 @ [...]

Friday, October 29th is World Stroke Day

JACKSONVILLE, FL – OCTOBER 29, 2021 – Friday, October 29th is World Stroke Day. The [...]

Catch a Florida Memory celebrates 5-year “catch-iversary” with program milestone

Media Release October 26, 2021     The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) [...]

North Florida Land Trust to receive an anonymous donation to Save Little NaNa Dune

October 18, 2021 MEDIA RELEASE North Florida Land Trust The donor has committed $500,000 to [...]

FTC Puts Hundreds of Businesses on Notice about Fake Reviews and Other Misleading Endorsements

Federal Trade Commission Media Release October 18, 2021   Notice of Penalty Offenses can trigger [...]

FWC certifies new state record butterfly peacock bass

Media Release October 17, 2021 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) fisheries biologists [...]

Hapag Lloyd Reroutes European Container Service To JAXPORT

FDOT Media Release October 16, 2021 Hapag Lloyd has temporarily rerouted a European-U.S. container service [...]

North Florida Land Trust Names New Director of Conservation Acquisitions

Media Release October 16, 2021 Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 14, 2021 – North Florida Land Trust [...]

Share your input on largemouth bass aquaculture for food

Media Release October 16, 2021 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants your [...]

FSCJ’s DramaWorks to Present Updated Version of the Classic Story of the Italian Folktale “Pinocchio”

FSCJ Media Release October 12, 2021 Florida State College at Jacksonville’s (FSCJ) DramaWorks will present [...]

FWC approves a draft proposal for limited, highly regulated harvest of goliath grouper

Media Release October 13, 2021 At its October meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation [...]

For-profit colleges on notice

October 12, 2021 by Carol Kando-Pineda Attorney, Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC For-profit colleges [...]

FWC approves new regulations for spot and Atlantic croaker on Atlantic coast

Media Release October 10, 2021 At its October meeting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation [...]

Florida Department of Transportation Is One of Just Seven Winners Of 2021 National Roadway Safety Award

Media Release October 9, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) [...]

Florida’s Answer to the Global Supply Chain Crisis

  Press Release October 8, 2921 SAVE TIME & MONEY BY CALLING ON FLORIDA SEAPORTS [...]

FSCJ to Host Virtual Town Hall, “College and COVID-19: Teaching and Learning in the New Normal”

FSCJ Media Release October 8, 2021  WHAT:           Florida State College at Jacksonville’s (FSCJ) Center for [...]

Vy Star Credit Union Celebrates Larry Myers for 40 Years of Service

VyStar Press Release October 8, 2021 Editor’s Note:  The Fernandina Observer congratulates Larry Myers for [...]

Flagler College Receives a $600,000 Grant for Their Guana Peninsula Project

Flagler College/FPAN Press release October  4, 2021   The NOAA’s National Estuarine Research Reserve System [...]

Share your input on the future management of redfish

Media Release October 12, 2021 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants your [...]

Courtyard/SpringHill Suites in Fernandina Beach – A staycation or a relaxing meal by the pool . . .

Press Release August 27, 2021 As many residents are looking towards Labor Day and searching [...]

Amelia Island Jazz Festival to celebrate 18th year this October

Guitarist John Pizzarelli and Saxophonist/Clarinetist Ken Peplowski, two legendary and critically acclaimed jazz musicians, will [...]

FDOH-Nassau COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Schedule for August

August 3, 2021 The Florida Department of Health-Nassau is the lead agency in COVID-19 matters [...]

Hello, summer. Goodbye, scammers.

June 27, 2021 by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Summer is right around the corner. [...]

The Emerald Trail is one step closer to reality

MEDIA RELEASE North Florida Land Trust   Jacksonville, Fla., June 23, 2021 – The first [...]

Keep Nassau Beautiful is a Keep Florida Beautiful Award Recipient

MEDIA RELEASE Lynda Bell, Executive Director Keep Nassau Beautiful, Inc. 904-261-0165 [email protected] Nassau County, Florida, [...]

🍻ESPAÑA @ MOCAMA🍻 on June 28th

Media Release Mocama June 19, 2021 We are excited to announce a partnership event with [...]

Cross the Line Paddle for Veterans Saturday, June 19, 2021

Media Release June 19, 2021 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm Join Cross the Line [...]

Your guide to protecting your privacy online

June 12, 2021 by Maneesha Mithal Associate Director, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, FTC [...]

More money is coming to families…and scammers are ready

June 9, 2021 by Lisa Lake Consumer Education Specialist, FTC As part of the American [...]

Amelia Island Foundation Check Presentation to 8 Flags Playscapes

Amelia Island Foundation Press Release June 5, 2021         The Amelia Island [...]

Up for some wild hog hunting this summer?

Media Release June 4, 2021   Now is also a great time to visit an [...]

FWC is helping pet owners tag their tegus, green iguanas to prepare for new rules

Media Release June 4, 2021 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is holding Tag [...]

Marlin & Barrel Distillery holds grand reopening in new location on 8th Street

Nassau Chamber of Commerce Press Release March 26, 2021

First large scale Nassau County COVID-19 vaccination event held in Yulee

Nassau County Insider January 11, 2021 Nassau County Emergency Management and the Nassau County Department [...]

1000 Friends of Florida statement on Florida taking control of issuing 404 dredge and fill permits

1000 Friends of Florida Press Release December 23, 2020 On Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection [...]

8 Flags Playscapes helps fund accessible and environmentally sensitive nature trail

8 Flags Playscapes Press Release December 21, 2020     8 Flags Playscapes is pleased [...]

Applications available for FWC’s 2020-21 High School Fishing Program

FWC News Release December 12, 2020 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) 2020-21 [...]

Call For Photographs – 2020 – A Look Back – Capturing the Year in a Collection of Photos

News Release Submitted by Dickie Anderson December 10, 2020 Amelia Island, Fla. (December 9, 2020) [...]

Public Service Announcement related to littering of “Personal Protective Equipment”

A Keep Nassau Beautiful Video Shared by Nassau County Insider December 10, 2020 Keep Nassau [...]

Former Jacksonville University pitcher writes children’s book

Author Matthew Dobbins Matt Dobbins [email protected] Press Release December 9, 2020 In 2006, Matthew Dobbins [...]

Barnabas thanks community for success of “Empty Bowls Drive-Through Fundraising Event”

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Alexandra Winsor, Communications Manager Email: [email protected] December 6, 2020 [...]

Nassau County Department of Health Partners With State COVID Call Center to Assist in COVID-19 Response

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 3, 2020 Contact: Amber Teeters [email protected] BEACH — The Florida Department [...]

Pull Up a Chair at Amelia Island’s Inaugural “Dickens Dining Week” December 4-13, 2020

AMELIA ISLAND, Florida (Dec. 2, 2020) – Northeast Florida’s Amelia Island is in the business [...]