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FOAR From Home Golf Tournament: September 17

Media Release September 9, 2021   To register, please visit www.foarfromhome.com/events

Nassau County Conservation Land Acquisition and Management Committee to Meet September 16

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager September 9, 2021 In January 2021,…

State cannot enforce its mandate against school mask mandates

The Center Square By John Haughey September 9, 2021 (The Center Square) – Florida cannot enforce…

FBCC considers 2 voluntary annexation requests, approves only one

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 8, 2021 The Fernandina Beach City…

The “Case of the Lost FEMA Document” is solved

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 8, 2021 At the end of…

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event: October 9

Keep Nassau Beautiful Media Release September 8, 2021

Fernandina Beach Police Officer celebrates 23 years of service

Fernandina Beach Police Department September 8, 2021   This is Sergeant Billy Haney. This week Sergeant…

September 2021 FBCC Dog of the Month: Petey

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 8, 2021 Petey made his public…

FBCC holds first Public Hearing on FY2021/22 proposed millage rate

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst September 8, 2021 The Fernandina Beach City…

The business of golf: A memorable PGA Professional

By Alan Prescott September 8, 2021 Several articles prior, I discussed the life of a PGA…

Waste Tire Amnesty Day: September 11

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager September 7, 2021   The annual…

On the job training for city employee

City of Fernandina Beach September 7, 2021   Welcome to the team, Gavin Kay (pictured left)!…

Fernandina Beach Police needs your help locating stolen scooter

Fernandina Beach Police Department September 7, 2021   Friday morning about 5:10am, one of our local…

Nassau County Schools COVID-19 report for week ending Sept 3

Nassau County Schools September 7, 2021 August 27, 2021 Week of August 13, 2021    

Surge of uncertainty hits some of fall’s biggest events

By Anne Geggis FloridaPolitics.com September 7, 2021 Miami Book Fair, Fantasy Fest and the return of…

Florida suit seeking retroactive federal unemployment benefits fails as program sunsets

By John Haughey The Center Square September 10, 2021 The last payments under federal Pandemic Unemployment…

Fernandina Harbor/Oasis Marinas Navigation Report: week ending August 29, 2021

September 7, 2021

Report: Mexican imports cost Florida farmers up to $4B in annual ‘lost’ sales

By John Haughey The Center Square September 5, 2021 Congressional representatives and state officials are stepping…

COVID-19 vaccine hesitant? Dr Zha answers your questions

September 4, 2021 Editor’s Note:  I met Zed when she was a college student and came…

Camden County celebrates Constitution Week – Sept 17 – 23

Daughters of the American Revolution Press Release Submitted by Mary McCollough September 6, 2021 Camden county…

FWC urges safe boating practices during Labor Day holiday weekend

Media Release September 3, 2021   The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Division of…

Deer hunters: Find answers to your FAQs

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission For immediate release: Sept. 4, 2021 Media contact: [email protected]  …

Labor Day last day to harvest bay scallops from the Fenholloway to the Suwannee rivers

Media Release September 3, 2021 The last day to recreationally harvest bay scallops from the Fenholloway…

Florida Dept of Health Nassau schedules COVID-19 testing and vaccines for September

Florida Dept of Health Nassau September 3, 2021

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Brent Collins August 27, 2021 Editor’s Note: Brent Collins is originally from Pennsylvania. When his…

Nassau County Road & Lane Closures: Week of September 4-10, 2021

I-95 at Tide Creek  Daytime lane closures Tuesday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.…

FTC Bans SpyFone and CEO from Surveillance Business and Orders Company to Delete All Secretly Stolen Data

Federal Trade Commission Media Release September 4, 2021   Apps surveilled physical movements, phone use, online…

COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report – Aug 27 – Sept 2 report shows 628 additional cases in Nassau County

Florida Department of Health September 3, 2021          

Fernandina Beach Police arrest sexual battery suspect – Victim under 12 years old

Fernandina Beach Police Department Submitted by Chief Mark Foxworth September 3, 2021   On August 28,…

Simmons celebrates 13 years with Fernandina Beach Police Department

Fernandina Beach Police Department September 3, 2021       This is Corporal Josh Simmons. Today…

Florida Attorney General charges Tamarac City Manager with racketeering and attempt to extort $3.4 million

Attorney General Ashley Moody Press Release September 3, 2021           Attorney General…

Gov. DeSantis: Rising COVID-19 deaths in Florida ‘a really terrible thing’

By Scott Powers FloridaPolitics.com September 2, 2021 But he expressed no direct sympathy or remorse. Gov.…

“10 Questions” for Fernandina Beach Police Deputy Chief

City of Fernandina Beach Submitted by Mary Hamburg September 3, 2021

Sounds on Centre scheduled for September 3 is canceled

Sounds on Center Information submitted by Chuck Hall September 3, 2021

Florida Hospital Association’s Mary Mayhew touts ‘very encouraging trends’ for COVID-19

By Scott Powers FloridaPolitics.com September 2, 2021   But it’s not over. ‘Our hospitals are still…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – Frustrations continue with solid waste collection

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach September 3, 2021 City staff continues to field complaints…

Pat’s Wildways: The Reef is Dead

Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. September 2, 2021 It’s been ages since I’ve snorkeled on a coral reef,…

Fernandina Beach Police Department recognizes Arseneau on work anniversary

Fernandina Beach Police Department September 2, 2021       This is Detective Michelle Arseneau. Today…

Amelia Island beach access and parking study

Nassau County Insider September 2, 2021 On Saturday, August 21, 2021, the Board of County Commissioners…

Cord Byrd to seek reelection after abandoning Senate run

By A.G. Gancarski FloridaPolitics.com September 2, 2021   Byrd abandoned a Senate bid weeks back. Rep.…

Lack of daily COVID-19 updates draws lawsuit in Florida

The Center Square By John Haughey September 2, 2021   (The Center Square) – Citing a…

The FEMA agreement to settle the City’s compensation dispute over Matthew-related damages

[City of Fernandina Beach Manager Dale Martin has furnished a copy of the arbitration agreement which…

Breaking News: FEMA Concedes to City Arbitration Request

September 1, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News Contact: Mary Hamburg, Digital Communications Specialist City of Fernandina…

City of Fernandina Beach Parks & Recs Labor Day pool schedule

City of Fernandina Beach September 1, 2021 Atlantic Recreation Center (2500 Atlantic Ave.) and MLK, Jr.…

August 27 Nassau County Schools COVID-19 report shows 426 students under quarantine

Nassau County Schools September 1, 2021 Editor’s Note: A previous post dated August 30,  showed improvement…

DeSantis says state will win on appeal after ruling nixes ban on school mask mandates

By John Haughey The Center Square September 1, 2021 Parents have the right to opt their…

Beach Cleanup and Volunteer Appreciation Cookout September 7

  Keep Nassau Beautiful is hosting a beach clean-up event on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 from…

9/11 20th Anniversary Tribute Event

Nassau County Insider August 25, 2021 Please join us at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 11,…

John Rutherford calls for Joe Biden’s resignation

By A. G. Gancarski FloridaPolitics.com August 31, 2021 The Congressman also wants Pelosi gone. A Republican…

Which Florida school boards and other jurisdictions impose mask mandates?

Editorial Board FloridaPolitics.com August 31, 2021   As the delta variant surges, will you be required…

What’s new at the Cummer Museum

Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens Media Release 829 Riverside Avenue Jacksonville, Florida 32204 August 31,…

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

        Media Release August 31, 2021 Understanding Grief –  September 7, 2021 at…

‘Virus politics’: Carlos Smith, government accountability group sue Ron DeSantis admin for COVID-19 data

By Jesse Scheckner FloridaPolitics.com August 31, 2021   ‘Virus politics should not dictate what information is…

Facebook COVID-19 alerts are making an impact in Florida communities

FloridaPolitics.com Staff Report August 30, 2021 Facebook data also shows a 3% decrease in vaccine reluctance…

Nikki Fried: Cow dewormer sold out in Florida because people are taking it for COVID-19

By Jesse Sheckner FloridaPolitics.com August 30, 2021 It’s a problem for animals that need the drug…

COVID-19 Vaccination Events Thursdays 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. – Appointments only

Nassau County Emergency Management August 30, 2021 Nassau County will be having vaccination events on Thursdays …

American Legion Post 54 serves lunch to Fernandina Beach Police

Fernandina Beach Police Department August 2021       THANK YOU to our friends from the…

Portion of I-95 in Nassau County Designated as Purple Heart Memorial Highway

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager August 30, 2021 8/30/21 @ 10:30…

Amelia Island Bird Club schedules upcoming field trips for 2021-2022

Amelia Island Bird Club Press Release Submitted by Bill George [email protected] August 2021 The following field…

Hurricane Ida likely to ravage Florida gas prices

By Scott Powers FloridaPolitics.com August 30, 2021 Pump prices could climb 10-20% because of Ida’s impact…

Staffing shortages forcing Florida to ‘temporarily’ close three state prisons

By John Haughey The Center Square August 28, 2021 During their 2021 legislative session, Florida lawmakers…

Barnabas announces upcoming food distribution

Barnabas Center Press Release Submitted by Alexandra Winsor Communications Manager August 2021 As the major safety…

Florida Humanities program on Afro-Caribbean Migration to Florida: September 3

“It takes an island to cross an ocean.” — Paul Lore

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News  Analyst August 28, 2021   Saturday, August 21,…

FSCJ Nursing Program Honor Society Collects Items for Trinity Rescue Mission

Media Release August 19, 2021 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Nursing students from Florida State College at Jacksonville’s…

Florida Poison Control sees uptick in ivermectin cases, Nikki Fried urges Gov. DeSantis to disavow use

By Kelly Hayes FloridaPolitics.com August 29, 2021 Florida’s Poison Control Center has treated 27 ivermectin-related cases…

Florida Chamber: State has ‘recovered’ 950,000 of 1.3 million jobs lost last year

By John Haughey The Center Square August 26, 2021 Florida has recovered more than 950,000 jobs…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Hal and Kirsten Snyder www.moonbeampublishing.org August 28, 2021       Editor’s Note: I love…

DeSantis demands Feds account for all people ‘resettled’ in Florida

By John Haughey The Center Square August 27, 2021 During the first six months of 2021,…

Judge rules Florida school mandatory mask ban is unconstitutional

By John Haughey The Center Square August 28, 2021 Leon County Circuit Court Judge John Cooper…

Fernandina Harbor Weekly Navigation Report: week ending August 22, 2021

Barnabas suspends pick-up service for New To You Resale Store

Blueline tilefish recreational season closes Sept. 1 in Atlantic state waters

Media Release August 26, 2021   Blueline tilefish closes for recreational harvest in Atlantic state waters…

North Florida Land Trust has conserved land that protects National Security and the enviornment

North Florida Land Trust Press Release August 26, 2021 The 119-acres in Lawtey will remain free…

City of Fernandina Beach Parks & Recs offers “Eco Tours by Amelia Naturally!”

City of Fernandina Beach August 2021 Still chances to experience Eco tours by Amelia Naturally! $20/adults,…