FERNANDINA BEACH WEATHER

Wrap up on Fernandina Referendum and State Constitutional Amendment votes

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst November 4, 2020 In addition to deciding…

Nassau County Commission passes beach ordinance

By Cindy Jackson Reporter October 14, 2020 Each year, October is officially designated Breast Cancer Awareness…

Accomplished amateur triathlete’s memory honored with lap swim

City of Fernandina Beach September 1, 2020

8 Flags Playscapes provides update on Simmons Road Park

By Benjamin Morrison Vice-President 8 Flags Playscapes September 3, 2020 As many of you have noticed…

FBCC moves forward with plans to design new fire station at airport on 4-1 vote

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 20, 2020 The Fernandina Beach City…

Idle cruise ship to dock at Port of Fernandina tomorrow for 2-3 months

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst May 6, 2020 The Seven Seas Explorer…

A secret garden . . .

By Clyde and Elizabeth Wilkes April 1, 2020   Libby’s Garden Amelia Park, Fernandina Beach, FL…

A salute to Jim Thomas on his 99th birthday

By Susan Hardee Steger Photos courtesy of Kathryn K. Bynum March 31, 2020 A quiet street…

Happy Piano Day!

Piano Day Amelia Island By Stéphane Pitois March 28, 2020   Editor’s Note: Stéphane Pitois deserves…

“Calm, Strong, Kind” – A Thomas Oliver video

By Thomas Oliver March 26, 2020 Thomas and Catherine Oliver owners of Amelia Adventures, are beginning…

“Manatee Rescue Crew” descends on Amelia Island

By Cindy Jackson Reporter March 6, 2020 “It’s the people of the State of Florida that…

Sugar Pointe Estate opens as special events and corporate retreat venue

By Cindy Jackson Reporter February 22, 2019 1:00 p.m.  A spectacular new venue is now available…

Hanukkah begins at sundown on December 2, 2018

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst December 2, 2018 Whether you spell it…

Public art display on Amelia Island during “Right Whale Month”

By Cindy Jackson Reporter Photos courtesy of Lauri deGaris November 6, 2018 10:00 a.m. On Friday,…

In a “Community Conversation”, A Recovering Addict Tells Her Story, and an Ex-Firefighter Tells Group to “Get Your Hands on NARCAN®”

By Anne H. Oman Reporter-At-Large October 24, 2018 6:40 a.m. The thirty-or-so attendees at Starting Point’s…

Has recycling run its course?

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 25, 2018 1:21 p.m. It’s Tuesday…

Endangered Whooping Crane family reintroduced to the wild

White Oak Conservation Press Release August 28, 2018 3:38 p.m. White Oak Conservation and International Crane…

Sole Surrender

By Bill Pennington July 31, 10:00 a.m. I have a pair of close running friends that…

Are you ready for Senior Living? – The big move, downsizing, and adjusting

By Gerry Clare Roving Reporter July 16, 2018 11:00 a.m. Last week, Gerry Clare began taking…

The Pirate of the Palace Saloon

By t. edgar corsini © 2004 Amelia Island, FL June 30, 2018 9:00 a.m. Editor’s Note:…

Spotlight on Nassau County Gardens – Sue and Gary Fredrick

Nassau County Extension Service UF/IFAS Photos and information by Elizabeth Wilkes www.elizabethwilkesphotography.com June 15, 2018 11:00…

Dining out again . . .

By Gerry Clare Roving Reporter Tom Clare, Photographer June 13, 2018 8:40 p.m. “After 26 years…

Amelia Island DAR awards local students

Daughters of the American Revolution Amelia Island Chapter Contact:Lynn Leisy, Regent [email protected] May 7, 2018 3:00…

North Florida Land Trust has been awarded the Healthy Watershed Consortium Grant

North Florida Land Trust Press Release April 27, 2018 1:00 p.m. The grant will go towards…

Florida Gopher Tortoise

Nassau County Insider Sabrina Robertson County Manager’s Office April 12, 2018 11:00 a.m. Editor’s Note: Although…

Wreaths Across America honor Driscoll

Daughters of the American Revolution Amelia Island Chapter Contact:Lynn Leis y, Regent [email protected] April 12, 201810:00…

Public Health Week 2018 – Environmental Health

Florida Dept of Health in Nassau Contact: Michael Godwin [email protected] April 11, 2018 10:30 a.m. In…

Amelia Island DAR honors past members

Daughters of the American Revolution Amelia Island Chapter Contact: Lynn Leisy, Regent [email protected] April 10, 2018…

Boys & Girls Clubs of Nassau County receive $50,000 challenge grant

Boys & Girls Club Press Release By Cindy Dickinson April 6, 2018 4:00 p.m. The Boys…

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recognizes D’Ardenne

Daughters of the American Revolution Amelia Island Chapter Lynn Leisy, Regent [email protected] April 6, 2018 1:00…

Amelia Island Book Festival’s 2018 Award Winners announced

Amelia Island Book Festival Author Coordinator, Past President Raffaela Marie Rizzo Fenn April 6, 2018 11:00…

Embrace leadership at your library: celebrate “National Library Week”

Friends of the Library Press Release Chuck Comeau, President April 5, 2018 10:30 a.m. This week,…

A.I. Genealogical Society welcomes renowned genealogist – April 21

Amelia Island Genealogical Society Press Release Submitted by Rob Portegies-Zwart Program Chair April 4, 2018 11:00…

Fernandina Observer will broadcast live tomorrow!

Fernandina Observer MEDIA RELEASE April 1, 2018   Operating out of temporary studios in the vacated…

Island Chamber Singers Spring Concert

Amelia Island Chamber Singers Press Release Submitted by Kimberly Aikens March 22, 2018 3:00 p.m. To…

Runners in Amelia Island’s First Step participate in Gate River Run

Amelia Island’s First Step Submitted by Becky White March 15, 2018 2:00 p.m. 15 members of…

Jersey Girls premier . . .

By Gerry Clare Roving Reporter January 30, 2018 4:00 p.m. To be honest, I am not…

The people make Fernandina Beach special

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst December 31, 2017 1:00 a.m. Editor’s Note:…

Preview of the 2018 Legislative Session: Preemption bills and unfunded mandates

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst December 22, 2017 3:00 p.m. The Florida…

Protect the dunes, and they’ll protect the island, says geomorphologist

By Anne H. Oman Reporter-At-Large December 14, 2017 7:38 a.m. Dunes are formed by wind, waves…