The primary, voter safety, and precinct moves

Vicki Cannon / Supervisor of Elections, Nassau County We are nearing the Aug. 18 primary election day with early voting that began Monday, Aug. 3. My colleagues have gone above and beyond the call of duty to prepare for the upcoming elections. I am…

The marina blame game


The city of Fernandina Beach has spent millions of dollars on repairs, replacements, and upgrades to the city-owned Fernandina Harbor Marina since it was damaged during Hurricane Matthew in October

MAB wants to keep Westrec


Marina Advisory Board member Joe Blanchard said the Fernandina Beach City Commission’s decision to award a contract to Oasis Marinas to manage the Fernandina Harbor Marina next year is par for the

TDC mulls changes to Christmas festivities


This year’s edition of Dickens on Centre, a Victorian-themed Christmas festival held annually in downtown Fernandina Beach, remains undecided due to the limits placed on the size of public gatherin

Judge releases Perry from prison

    A week ago today, Dennis Perry walked out of prison, a free man for the first time in 20 years. Waiting on the other side were his wife, relatives, advocates and the boiled peanuts and sweet tea he’d requested for his first meal.     “The work that we face,...

Mask pop-up stores cater to Camden

For the last few weekends, local shoppers have been able to pick up something new along with their groceries.  Mask makers have been popping up in Camden County parking lots and other public shopping areas, such as Winn-Dixie in Kingsland, to distribute an array of handmade cloth masks. They...

Reopening Nassau County Schools

The Nassau County School Board reviewed the district Return-to-School Plan Thursday night. The document is copied and pasted below. It is also accessible by going to then clicking on Meetings > 2020 > July 23 > View Agenda >...

Summer sharks


Some 45 fishing seasons ago, Jack Burling, daughter Sue and son Mike bordered Capt. Jimmy Gavin’s 45-foot charter fishing boat, the Lisa Ann.

Middle School Hornets on gridiron


Nassau County middle and high school athletic teams, including the Yulee Middle School football team in action Thursday morning continue to hold workouts, awaiting the season to officially start.