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Unsubstantiated COVID-19 treatment claims appear on social media platforms

November 18, 2021 by Colleen Tressler Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC Since the pandemic…

FWC evaluates trapping rules, seeks public input

Media Release November 20, 2021   The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking…

City plants 68 trees in last 2 weeks

City of Fernandina Beach November 20, 2021

On the waterfront … yet and still indecision

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst November 19, 2021     Since the…

Florida Department of Health Weekly Situation report – Week ending Nov 18

Florida Department of Health November 19, 2021                  …

Nassau County Road and Lane Closures November 20-26, 2021

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

The Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival has your ticket for the perfect holiday gift . . .

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival November 19, 2021 A SEASON OF GREAT LIVE PERFORMANCES!   The…

Your help is needed to provide Thanksgiving Dinner for those in need

Media Release Submitted by  Sheila Cocchi November 19, 2021 America’s Youth is partnering with the Nassau…

Starting Point launches ‘Marketplace Navigator Program’ for uninsured to find affordable healthcare coverage

Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Press Release Laureen Pagel, Ph.D., CEO November 19, 2021 Starting Point Behavioral…

NYPD officers take up DeSantis’ offer and move to Florida

The Center Square By Bethany Blankley November 19, 2021  Citing a hostile work environment in a…

Volleyball in full swing at the Peck Gym in Fernandina Beach

Fernandina Beach Parks & Recreation November 19, 2021 Open Adult Co-ed Volleyball Tuesdays and Fridays from…

Pat’s Wildways: That time of year again

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. November 18, 2021   It’s that time of year again, the time…

Have you looked at the Historic Downtown Post Office lately?

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst November 18, 2021 UPDATE 11/20/2021: A spokesperson…

Florida lawmakers approve measure banning enforcement of vaccine mandates

The Center Square November 18, 2021 (The Center Square) – Florida lawmakers in both the House…

Look Back: A Photo Exhibit Capturing 2020

  from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager   11/17/21 @ 1:10 p.m.…

Boys & Girls Clubs teen members’ “Holiday Shoe Box Collection”

Boys & Girls Clubs of Nassau County Andrew Schmidt Senior Director of Dev & Marketing November…

Atlantic Hair Studio holds grand opening

Nassau County Chamber of Commerce Media Release November 18, 2021 The Nassau County Chamber of Commerce…

Nassau County Sheriff’s Office to Host “Nassau Night Out”

11/16/21 @ 4:15 p.m. – The Nassau County Sheriff’s Office is hosting “Nassau Night Out” on…

House passes bill withdrawing Florida from OSHA oversight

By Renzo Downey FloridaPolitics.com November 18, 2021 One Democrat broke with the party to vote in…

Fernandina Beach approves legislative funding priorities; agrees to modify if interlocal agreement can be worked out with OHPA

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst November 17, 2021 The State of Florida…

Fernandina Beach Monthly Budget Report: October 2021

By Pauline Testagrose City of Fernandina Beach Comptroller November 17, 2021 [Comptroller Testagrose delivered this report…

Holiday Craft Fair to be held December 4

City of Fernandina Beach November 17, 2021 Holiday Craft Fair December 4; 9:00am-4:00pm Atlantic Rec Center…

CREED gives thanks to Wal-Mart and community

CREED Jennette W. Baker, R.N., B.S.N. Executive Director November 17, 2021 Coalition for the Reduction Elimination…

Students take a field trip to Townies Pizzeria’s new garden

Media Release Axia Public Relations November 17, 2021 FERNANDINA BEACH, FLA. – Nov. 12, 2021 –…

Florida Department of Health Nassau holds “Walk-In Wednesday”

Florida Department of Health November 17, 2021

A visit to City Hall

City of Fernandina Beach November 17, 2021   One of our favorite days of the year…

How Red or Blue are your political beliefs?

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst November 16, 2021 Do you sometimes get…

Repairs to County Road 121: a status report

Office of the Nassau County Manager Press Release November 16, 2021 In recent weeks, the County…

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 City…

Jingle through the holidays with the Jacksonville Symphony

Jacksonville Symphony Media Release November 16, 2021     The Jacksonville Symphony presents a jam-packed holiday…

Knights of Columbus supports Nassau Habitat – Waiting for photo

Nassau Habitat For Humanity Submitted by Cindy Jacoby November 16, 2021 On November 4th, the St.…

How to save money heating your home this winter

November 16, 2021 by Colleen Tressler Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC The days are…

Gov DeSantis joins Miami exiles to show support for Cuban protestors – declares Florida a symbol of Freedom

The Center Square By Gelet Martínez Fragela November 16, 2021   Gov. Ron DeSantis spoke at…

Holiday Window Painting on Centre Street November 20, 2021

Fernandina Beach Main Street Media Release November 16, 2021 On Saturday, November 20th, beginning at 10AM,…

Rayonier helps feed seniors through Nassau County Council on Aging Meals on Wheels

Nassau County Council on Aging Press Release Submitted by Liz Dunn November 16, 2021  

“It Takes an Island to Cross an Ocean!”

By Karen Thompson Features Reporter November 15, 2021 What seemed like a pipe dream on Oct.…

Nassau County Schools report much improved COVID-19 figures – Week ending Nov 11

November 15, 2021  

Fernandina Beach Police Detective Blackstone celebrates 4 year work anniversary

City of Fernandina Beach November 15, 2021     This is Detective Phil Blackstone and this…

Former Nassau County Commissioner David C. Howard has passed away.

Oxley Heard Obituary Notice November 15, 2021 Mr. David C. Howard, 72, passed away Monday, November…

The post-Thanksgiving Pajama Party returns to Centre Street

Fernandina Beach Main Street Media Release The Annual Black Friday Pajama Party will once again take…

Nassau Legislative Delegation Meets in County Chambers

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager 11/12/21 @ 9:30 a.m. ​Nassau County…

Florida tourism agencies: State leads nation in inbound travel thanks to open pandemic policies

By Bethany Blankley The Center Square November 15, 2021 After a nearly 20-month international travel ban…

Florida redistricting is about to get real.

By Peter Schorsch from Sunburn newsletter November 14, 2021 The Florida Senate Reapportionment Committee staff today…

9th Annual Chili Cook-Off to support 1st Responders is a Big Success.

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager November 13, 2021 11/10/21 @ 3:15…

Amelia Island Genealogical Society Annual Meeting – November 16

Amelia Island Genealogical Society Submitted by Portegies Zwart Rob November 14 , 2021 The Amelia Island…

Donna and Dickie – Talk about ‘Great Homes & Churches on Amelia Island’

Media Release Contact: Dickie Anderson [email protected] November 14, 2021 Special event November 19 at Story &…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Carollee Addams Editor’s Note: Carollee Addams moved to Fernandina Beach from Naples, Florida in 1991. …

Get the dog or cat instead of the scam

November 13, 2021 by Jennifer Leach Associate Director, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC This…

For Hunters, November = Opportunity!

Media Release November 13, 2021 November is National Gratitude Month and for hunters, there’s a lot…

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Weekly Situation Report – Week ending Nov 11

Florida Department of Health November 12, 2021                

‘Petanque Open’ on the Fernandina waterfront -Saturday and Sunday

By Susan Hardee Steger November 12, 2021 Beginning Saturday, the Petanque Open will be in full…

Nassau County Road & Lane Closures: Week of November 13-19, 2021

I-95 at Tide Creek Daytime lane closures from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and nighttime lane…

North Florida Land Trust Has Officially Saved Little NaNa Dune

Media Release November 12, 2021 “‘This really was a team effort to save this important piece…

Congratulations to the October Boys & Girls Clubs Youths of the Month

Boys & Girls Clubs of Nassau County Submitted by Andrew Schmidt, Senior Director [email protected] November 12,…

Looking for alternatives for your holiday shopping?

November 12, 2021 by Amy Hebert Consumer Education Specialist, FTC You’ve probably heard: this holiday season,…

“Dickens on Centre” Victorian Christmas Festival Returns to Amelia Island

Amelia Island Convention Visitors Bureau Media Release November 15, 2021 AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (Nov. 12, 2021)…

Nassau County School District opens tiny house for teaching practical skills

Nassau County School District Press Release Submitted by Tia Brown November 12, 2021 Nassau County Schools…

Ribbon Cutting Held for Crawford Road

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager November 11, 2021 11/10/21 @ 4:30…

Infrastructure bill could complete East Coast Greenway

Media Release East Coast Greenway November 12, 2021 Delaware’s Elkton Road Pathway links Maryland and Delaware…

DeSantis education budget invests record funding for public schools

The Center Square By Bethany Blankley November 12, 2021 (The Center Square) – Gov. Ron DeSantis…

Pat’s Wildways: Gone but not forgotten

By Pat Foster-Turley Ph.D. November 11, 2021   Recently I’ve been browsing and rereading some of…

Nassau County Schools continue to receive state recognition

Nassau County School District Press Release November 12, 2021 The Nassau County School District is excited…

Dispose of your unused and expired prescriptions at the Police Department on Lime Street

City of Fernandina Beach November 10, 2021 Fernandina Beach Police Department located at 1525 Lime Street…

Nassau County Fall Family Fun Day this Saturday

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager November 11, 2021 11/10/21 @ 8:30…

New veterans: Finding your civilian career

November 9, 2021 by Carol Kando-Pineda Attorney, FTC’s Division of Consumer and Business Education Veterans Day…

A Presidential Proclamation on Veterans Day, 2021

From the White House briefing room President Joseph R. Biden, November 9, 2021   For generations,…

A day to reflect and honor those to whom we are forever indebted

November 11, 2021 We at the Fernandina Observer add our voices and our thanks for the…

Veterans Day Parade scheduled for Thursday, November 11

American Legion Post 54 Press Release November 10, 2021 Veterans Day Parade Downtown Fernandina Beach–Thursday, November…

State Road 200/A1A Corridor Master Plan: Timber to Tides

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager November 10, 2021 11/9/21 @ 10:30…

DeSantis announces bills for special session as groups organize in opposition to vaccine mandates

The Center Square By Bethany Blankley November 10,  2021   (The Center Square) – Florida Gov.…

It’s National Family Caregivers Month

November 10, 2021 by Bridget Small Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Family caregivers are the biggest source…

Beach smoking change clears first Senate committee

By Jacob Ogles FloridaPolitics.com November 8, 2021 An effort to make more Florida beaches cigarette-free cleared…

On the job! Baptist Health welcomes students in accelerated nurse training program

Baptist Health Press Release November 10, 2021 Students in the accelerated program at Jacksonville University laying…

Ron DeSantis officially files for reelection in 2022

By Jacob Ogles FloridaPolitics.com November 10, 2021 Ron DeSantis has officially filed for reelection to a…

Legislature releases Special Session plan

By Christine Jordan Sexton FloridaPolitics.com November 9, 2021 Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida legislative leaders early…