County COVID-19 numbers continue to rise

During a county commission meeting on Monday, Nassau County Emergency Management Director Greg Foster said 65 positive tests for the coronavirus were reported over the weekend. “There is nothing, based on our observations, that is causing this…

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....

COA renovations begin

The Nassau County Council on Aging broke ground in preparation for improvements to its senior center in Hilliard Monday morning.  NCCOA Board Chairman Geoff Clear announced that $600,000 in a state funds were awarded with an additional $69,000 raised in local donations. The local donations...

Librarians, community rally to send cards to seniors

The Camden County librarians were determined to see their idea through, even when it looked like they’d be writing card after card themselves. With senior facilities closed to visitors for months, the librarians wanted to spread some holiday cheer and send a card to let seniors know they’re not...

Pirates in playoffs


The Fernandina Beach High School football team hosted its second playoff game in a row Friday night.