The southern basin of the Fernandina Harbor Marina is silted, making it impossible for boats to maneuver in parts of the marina during low tide. Passero Associates says its plan for waterfront resiliency will help curb erosion and reduce the need for dredging in the marina. To view artist renderings of the proposed waterfront, visit the News-Leader’s Facebook page.


The development of the Amelia River waterfront in Fernandina Beach was once again discussed at the City Commission meeting Tuesday, when Passero Associates and Marquis Latimer + Halback gave updates on plans for the project.  Passero Associates is…

Advocacy group founder slams city manager


A man who said he represents hundreds of people asked the Fernandina Beach City Commission to consider a vote to declare whether they are confident or not in City Manager Dale Martin’s job performa

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 kicker taking his game to Drake


High school football coaches often recruit players from other sports, especially soccer when they need a kicker. But, one local soccer player sought out the football coach.

Middle school championships


Fernandina Beach Middle School hosted the Nassau County boys basketball championship games Thursday. The Yulee Middle School junior varsity boys beat FBMS 33-20.