On a sunny, dry day, there is water seeping out of the pavement on Spanish Way in the Isle de Mai subdivision. The city of Fernandina Beach filed a lawsuit against CPH Engineering, claiming the company built the road too low, causing water to damage the street. CPH offered the city $80,000 in cash and in-kind services to settle the matter, which the City Commission rejected.


The city of Fernandina Beach is not accepting an $80,000 settlement from an engineering firm for damages the city says happened in the Isle de Mai subdivision due to inadequate drainage caused by poor design. According to court records, CPH…

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....

Pirate grapplers county champs


The Pirates captured the county championship on Feb. 4 in Callahan. The Fernandina Beach High School wrestling team beat host West Nassau 51-28.