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The Patio Place keeps a positive attitude

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At 50, Amy Petroy had her midlife crisis. For 27 years prior, her job in computers allowed her to travel the world, marry the love of her life, and live a comfortable lifestyle doing so. Even with all Petroy had accomplished, she still felt like there was something missing from her life.

County’s death count related to COVID-19 reaches 29

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Dr. Eugenia Ngo-Seidel, director of the county health department, started back-to-back meetings of the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners Wednesday by providing an update on the county’s coronavirus pandemic statistics as of that morning.

City Commission seems set on not making big budget cuts

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At a Sept. 8 workshop to discuss the city of Fernandina Beach’s proposed budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year, some city commissioners offered suggestions for cutting expenses in order for the city to operate using a rollback millage rate, and citizens let commissioners know, in no uncertain terms, that they believe the city should do so.

OHPA passes new budget

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Despite one member’s suggestion to reconsider a combined $32,500 increase in commissioners’ salaries, the Ocean Highway and Port Authority passed a proposed budget that uses carry-over funds to cov

Schools could lose 35 teachers

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At a bargaining session between the Nassau Teachers Association and representatives of the Nassau County School District, district officials told the union it will begin reducing the number of teac