Nassau County

Blue Fire Theatre

Nassau County is home to a new theatre group based in Yulee.

David Luckin / WJCT News

Nassau County Manager Mike Mullin has issued a county-wide curfew in Nassau County beginning Tuesday, September 3, at 8 p.m. as Hurricane Dorian approaches the area.

Flooding on Ken Knight Drive during Hurricane Irma in 2017.
Cherisse Lamb

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has announced it will be giving out almost $1.6 million in grant funding to help 24 coastal communities around the state prepare for sea level rise, including Jacksonville.

oystercatcher sitting on beach
Carol Smith via Flickr

Boaters and beachgoers will have fewer places to enjoy the shore in the coming months along the north end of Little Talbot Island State Park. Portions are closed off as birds flock to the private shorelines for nesting.

All shoals and emergent islands, such as Little Bird and Big Bird Island, are considered critical wildlife areas and are also closed. The least tern, black simmer and American Oystercatcher are just some of the species that inhabit the area.

scorched trees
Sky Lebron / WJCT NEWS

A wildfire is burning across an estimated 400 acres of forest on Jacksonville’s Northside, according to the Florida Forest Service.

Bathers at American Beach.
Courtesy of the Amelia Island Museum of History

The Nassau Board of County Commissioners has made historic American Beach’s conversion from septic tanks to general sewer a priority and they’re lobbying the state government for financial aid.

'Vintage Fla. Railroad' Is Theme For Large Residential, Multiuse Project Planned In Yulee

Jan 22, 2019

A Jacksonville developer plans to transform 198 acres in Nassau County into a multiuse project that eventually could include 800 residential units, a community park, retail and office space developed with a “vintage Florida railroad” theme.

Judge Gives Omni Amelia 10 Months To Reopen Ocean Links Golf Course

Dec 18, 2018
Florida Times-Union file

The Ocean Links Golf Course at Amelia Island, the first design on the First Coast by World Golf Hall of Fame architect Pete Dye, will reopen next fall after a court judgement in favor of property owners at the Omni Amelia Resort.

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The Nassau County planning and zoning board has formed a separate subcommittee focusing on a section of the county west of I-95.

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Nassau County Animal Services had to euthanize 127 cats this month as the result of an outbreak of feline panleukopenia, officials said.

JTA

Starting this winter, JTA will offer direct bus service between Yulee and downtown Jacksonville.

Plans For 9-Building Yulee Multifamily Community Under Review

Jul 18, 2018
Group 4 Design / Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Wildlight’s first apartment community is in review for the Nassau County property designed for homes, businesses, retail stores and a school.

Damaged Nassau County home
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Nassau County Emergency Management is staging rescue boats and has ordered the opening of the First Baptist Church in Hilliard to supplement the existing host shelter at The Journey Church in Yulee as a precaution.   

Joy Kader / WJCT News

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and a local nonprofit organization is a lifeline for survivors of sexual assault, as the only certified rape crisis center for Duval, Baker and Nassau counties.

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 Updated 5:15 p.m. 

BRYCEVILLE — An evacuation order for Bryceville residents has been lifted and all roads re-opened after a wildfire raged in Nassau County.

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