A slide used by Government Servics Group in an update about Nassau County’s CARES Act program. This is the company’s seventh week onsite developing a plan to be submitted to the Florida Division of Emergency Management. NASSAU COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

County still working on how to spend CARES Act millions

The Nassau County Board of County Commissioners held a special meeting Wednesday. Emergency Management Director Greg Foster reported that the COVID-19 testing site in the Target parking lot on State Road 200/A1A would close down as of 5 p.m. Friday…

'I tried so hard to make it seem like I was there'

One of the most heartbreaking consequences of the pandemic is the need for people to be distanced from others, even at the final stages of life when loved ones need closeness and closure.  Longtime Camden County resident Danielle Spangler Walton is still reeling from the recent death of her...

Be the Change

Young volunteers sort clothing at Be the Change Northeast Florida’s clothing giveaway and yard sale Aug. 8. The non-profit hosts regular yard sales to raise funds for helping the homeless and others in need. Visit https://www.facebook.com/Be-the-Change-NE-Florida-Inc-280042779206525 for more...

GBI serves search warrant in murder case

GBI agents searched the home of a Brantley County man last week as they continue investigating a 1985 murder case that has been reopened. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been re-examining the murders of Harold and Thelma Swain and looking at Erik Sparre as a possible suspect. “Agents...

First contest of the season


While practicing social distancing guidelines, the Eastern Surfing Association’s First Coast District held its first contest of the 2020 season on Saturday. Waves were small and clean, and ESA welc