In her final quarterly report to the City Commission as Fernandina Beach Main Street’s executive director, Arlene Filkoff thanked the commission for its support. “I feel like this program is starting to feel like a team coming together, and I think that in large part that is due to your leadership, along with the charter officers and city staff,” Filkoff told the commission. JULIA ROBERTS/NEWS-LEADER

City boards and committees must meet in person

The Fernandina Beach City Commission extended an order requiring face coverings be worn inside public buildings, but the city can’t enforce that order through fines because of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision to waive all penalties for noncompliance with…

City OKs 60-day golf course extension


Although management of the city-owned Fernandina Beach Golf Club has been discussed for hours at City Commission meetings, City Attorney Tammi Bach pointed out commissioners still have not answered

BCS raises $7,900 for Wreaths Across America

The Blank Check Society of America, Nassau County Chapter, raised $7,900 for Wreaths Across America.  The BCS recently held its Fifth Annual Pork Butt Cook-Off and Blood Drive. Also taking place on this day was the annual wine, liquor and art auction and Wreaths Across America basket raffle...

Virus watch: Camden back in red zone on national report

After lower case numbers throughout October, Camden County is back in the red zone on the weekly White House Coronavirus Task Force report, which is the highest level of community transmission.  Camden has also been a county of emerging interest since at least Nov. 7, according to state data. ...

Council terms begin

Two elected officials were sworn in as another announced plans to step down Monday night.  Councilman Ken Bass and Councilwoman Jacquelyn Fleming took the oath of office during the Callahan Town Council meeting. Councilman David Mellecker, who was scheduled to begin a new term, was absent....