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Amelia Island revealed . . .

By Hal and Kirsten Snyder http://www.moonbeampublishing.org June 12, 2021 Editor’s Note: The Snyder husband and wife…

Your guide to protecting your privacy online

June 12, 2021 by Maneesha Mithal Associate Director, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, FTC The…

Amazon Flex didn’t deliver as promised, and now must pay

June 12, 2021 by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Were you an Amazon Flex driver…

Amelia Island Tourism Making Rapid Rebound

Media Release Amelia Island Convention & Visitor Bureau June 12, 2021   AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (June…

Nassau County road & lane closures: week of June 12-18, 2021

I-95 at St. Mary’s River Daytime lane closures Monday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for…

Dedication Ceremony for Nassau County Fire Station 71

Media Release Office of the Nassau County Manager June 11, 2021 Nassau County, Florida, June 11,…

Free “Movie Night in the Park” at Yulee Athletic Field sponsored by Nasssau County Recreation

Nassau County Insider June 11, 2021     This event will take place on Saturday, June…

Nassau Humane Society Cattery reopens, cat adoptions resume

Nassau Humane Society Press Release June 10, 2021 “As a precaution, Nassau Humane’s intake department is…

Push for COVID-19 vaccinations by July 4

Nassau County Emergency Management June 11, 2021 Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding completed his undergraduate studies at Johns…

Northeast Florida Parade of Homes Honors TrailMark and Tributary Model Homes

Media Release June 11, 2021   JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (June 2, 2021) – GreenPointe Developers, LLC, proudly…

Florida Board of Education officially bans critical race theory from state classrooms

The Center Square By John Haughey June 11, 2021 “Duval County School Board member Lori Hershey,…

Shrimp boat hits jetties – 3 rescued

By Susan H Steger June 11, 2021     News4Jax  reported 3 shrimpers were rescued in…

Weekly comments from Dale Martin – The third home value; taxable value

By Dale Martin City Manager Fernandina Beach June 10, 2021 I concluded my introductory budget article…

Pat’s Wildways: A Day at the Zoo

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. June 10, 2021 How many of you have been to the Jacksonville…

Boys & Girls Clubs members achieve academic honors

Boys & Girls Clubs of Nassau County Andrew Schmidt, Senior Director of Development and Marketing [email protected]

Barnabas Center announces retirement of Wanda Lanier, and welcomes new CEO Jamie Reynolds

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Alexandra Winsor Communications Manager www.BarnabasNassau.org June 10, 2021 The Barnabas Center…

Proposed rule bans critical race theory in Florida schools

The Center Square By John Haughey June 10, 2021 (The Center Square) – The Florida Board…

Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2021 Awards Ceremony – Part IV

June 10, 2021 Editor’s Note This is the fourth and last in a series of photos…

City Signups for Tennis Clinics underway

City of Fernandina Beach June 10, 2021

“We Command” – Ross asks Circuit Court for access to port records

By Adam Kaufman Legal Analyst June 9, 2021 Chip Ross, among other things, is a citizen…

City installs audible pedestrian crossing feature at 8th & Beech to help visually impaired

City of Fernandina Beach June 9, 2021     In response to a request from a…

Nassau BOCC proclaims “Code Enforcement Appreciation Week”

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager June 8, 2021   6/7/21 @…

What’s happening at the Cummer Museum this summer

Media Release Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens 829 Riverside Avenue Jacksonville, Florida 32204 Phone: 904.356.6857

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 Rescue…

City of Jacksonville with help from the North Florida Land Trust could soon acquire the first property for the McCoys Creek Restoration Project and the Emerald Trail

  North Florida Land Trust Media Release June 10, 2021 Jacksonville, Fla., June 9, 2021 –…

Barnabas awarded grant from the partnership for mental health

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Alexandra Winsor, Communications Manager www.BarnabasNassau.org June 7, 2021 Barnabas Center was…

Florida to invest $37M in cybersecurity

By John Haughey The Center Square June 9, 2021 Ransomware attacks against municipalities, government agencies and…

Jacksonville leads nation in professional ‘in-migration’ as Florida population, wealth swell

By John Haughey The Center Square June 9, 2021 Florida’s three largest metro areas collectively led…

Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2021 Awards Ceremony – Part III

June 8, 2021 Editor’s Note This is the third in a series of photos which recognizes…

Nassau County has a new fire station in Yulee

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager June 8, 2021 The contractor finished…

New Florida law requires impact fees be capped, incrementally phased-in

By John Haughey The Center Square June 8, 2021   Florida counties and cities can raise…

Nassau County Overview of Coronavirus cases

June 8, 2021 Editor’s note: Since the beginning of the Memorial Day Weekend, we have been…

Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital announce 2021 Florida Forum Speaker Series

Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital Press Release June 8, 2021   Featuring Tim McGraw, Terry…

Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2021 Awards Ceremony Part II

June 8, 2021 Editor’s Note  This is the second in a series of photos to recognize…

Nassau County Property Appraiser says home values in Nassau County are soaring to record levels

Nassau County Property Appraiser’s Office Michael Hickox, property appraiser Press Release June 8, 2021 Home values…

Nassau County Board of County Commissioners extends State of Emergency due to COVID-19

By Cindy Jackon Reporter June 8, 2021 The Board of County Commissioners held a special meeting…

Fernandina Beach Main Street updates FBCC on activities and goals

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 7, 2021 Fernandina Beach Main Street…

“Men on Boats” opens at Amelia Community Theatre

Amelia Community Theatre Press Release Submitted by Linda McClane June 7, 2021 Tickets for in-person or…

Barnabas announces upcoming food distributions

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Alexandra Winsor, Communications Manager www.BarnabasNassau.org June 7, 2021 As the major…

Invitation to the Exchange Club of Nassau County

Exchange Club of Nassau County Press Release June 7, 2021 Services and fundraising for local non-profits…

Institute for Enterprise Inc. awards scholarship

Institute for Enterprise Press Release June 7, 2021   The Institute for Enterprise, Inc (I4E) is…

Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2021 Awards Ceremony – Part 1

June 7, 2021 Editor’s Note  This is the first in a series of photos to recognize…

Fernandina Beach Police Department – Why our officers joined the force . . .

City of Fernandina Beach June 7, 2021 During a recent meeting of the Nassau Racial Equality…

Veteran Bill Blitz

By Peter Schorsch Takeaways from Tallahassee June 7, 2021   Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a slew…

Scammers cash in on confusion over vaccine verification methods

June 4, 2021 by Colleen Tressler Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC More than a…

Rayonier Advanced Materials donates to Barnabas Dental Program

Barnabas Center Nassau Press Release Alexandra Winsor Communications Manager www.BarnabasNassau.org June 6, 2021 Mark Homans and…

Amelia Island revealed . . .

By John Royall June 5, 2021 Editor’s Note: We thank John Royall who was on  Amelia…

Need-to-know tips for beginner boaters

Media Release June 5, 2021 With summer drawing near, it’s no secret that anglers want to…

Amelia Island Foundation Check Presentation to 8 Flags Playscapes

Amelia Island Foundation Press Release June 5, 2021         The Amelia Island Foundation…

Up for some wild hog hunting this summer?

Media Release June 4, 2021   Now is also a great time to visit an FWC-…

Florida Department of Health June 4 – Nassau County Coronavirus Daily Totals at 9

Florida Department of Heealth June 4, 2021

Governor Approves Funding for County Road 121 Repairs

Nassau County Press Release Contact:  Sabrina Robertson Public Information Officer (904) 530-6010 [email protected] Nassau County, Florida,…

Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare awarded Florida Blue Foundation grant focusing on healthy conversations to help families

Starting Point Behavioral Health Care Media Release Pictured Above: Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) graduates. MHFA…

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 Your…

Hope Builders Program leads Simone to new career

Barnabas Center Nassau By Barbara Farnsworth Press Release June 4, 2021   Simone Stewart made the…

Take part in the City of Fernandina Beach Parks and Recreation Survey

City of Fernandina Beach Press Release Submitted by Mary Hamburg June 4, 2021 The City of…

Fernandina Beach thanks Bean, Byrd for help during Legislative Session

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 4, 2021 On behalf of the…

Weekly comment by Dale Martin – Budget preparations underway

Dale Martin City Manager June 4, 2021 As the calendar flips into June, budget preparation efforts…

“Pat’s Wildways: Rabbit trials and tribulations”

By Pat Foster-Turley, Ph.D. June 3, 2021   Welcome loyal readers and new ones too. I…

The magnificient Nao Santa Maria shares Fernandina Marina with boats large and small

By Karen Thompson Features Reporter June 3, 2021   “In fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the…

DeSantis vetoes $1.5B in spending, signs $100B Florida budget

By John Haughey The Center Square June 3, 2021 Florida lawmakers last month sent Gov. Ron…

Grants Administrator reports 5 city projects totaling $1,360,000 funded by DeSantis

City of Fernandina Beach June 3, 2021     Governor Ron DeSantis signed Florida’s fiscal year…

Florida Department of Health June 3 – Nassau County Daily Totals of Coronavirus at 9 with one additional death

Florida Department of Health June 3, 2021

No more towers on Amelia Island! – Public hearing to be held June 14

Amelia Tree Conservancy Submitted by Lyn Pannone Press Release June 3, 2021 On June 14, the…

County trash issues continue

From The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager June 3, 2021 6/2/21 @ 5:30…

Fernandina Beach proclaims Flag Day, Flag Week for 2021

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 2, 2021 Amelia Island Chapter of…

Nassau BOCC Approves Prosperity Plan Outlining Local Application of the American Rescue Plan Funding

from The County Insider Office of the Nassau County Manager June 3, 2021   6/2/21 @…

City to accept partial FEMA reimbursement for Hurricane Matthew damage to northern attenuator

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 2, 2021   At their June…

Welcome Pat Foster-Turley to the Fernandina Observer

By Susan Hardee Steger Editor June 2, 2021   The Fernandina Observer is pleased to welcome Pat…

One step closer to relieving traffic congestion downtown Fernandina Beach

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 2, 2021 There may be progress…

Florida Department of Health June 2 – Nassau County Daily Total of Coronavirus at 6

Florida Department of Health June 2, 2021 Nassau County Emergency Management: CoViD-19 remains a deadly disease…

FBCC’s Dog of the Month for June 2021: Eeyore

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm Reporter – News Analyst June 2, 2021 Meet Eeyore, a 2-month…

Timucuan Parks Foundation joins JaxParks to offer “Summer Volunteer Opportunities in the Parks”

Timucuan Parks Foundation Press Release June 1, 2021 Volunteer projects will be held June 9, June…

CREED’s “Backpack Giveaway” delights young children

Coalition for the Reduction Elimination of Ethnic Disparities in Health (CREED) Jennett W. Baker, R.N., B.S.N…