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Janice Ancrum to Speak at Chamber of Commerce EmpowHER Luncheon

Janice Ancrum to Speak at Chamber of Commerce EmpowHER Luncheon The Nassau County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the next EmpowHER! Luncheon scheduled for Monday, June 24, 2024, from 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club, located at 2800 Bill Melton Road in Fernandina Beach.  EmpowHER! is a professional…

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Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday Consumers can purchase qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from tax during the 2024 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. Passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the sales tax holiday begins Saturday, June 1 and extends through Friday, June 14. A second exemption period will…

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Board Approves Resolution Amending Meeting Schedule and Procedures

Board Approves Resolution Amending Meeting Schedule and Procedures Nassau County, Florida, May 24, 2024 – During the Winter Strategic Planning Sessions held on February 29 and March 1, 2024, the Board of County Commissioners expressed a desire to amend evening meeting times and to make changes to the general rules for public comment and decorum.…

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Lewis Street Closed Beginning May 28th

Lewis Street Closed Beginning May 28th Please be advised that as part of the American Beach Water and Sewer Conversion Project, Lewis Street from First Coast Highway to Gregg Street will be closed for thru traffic beginning Tuesday, May 28, 2024. Closures are expected daily for two weeks to begin road restoration. Residents living on…

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Chamber Announces Leadership Nassau Class 23 Graduation

Chamber Announces Leadership Nassau Class 23 Graduation Leadership Nassau, a program coordinated by the Nassau County Chamber of Commerce, has announced the graduation of Class 23. This exclusive program assists in the development of community leaders by providing participants from diverse backgrounds with an understanding of the problems, opportunities, and issues facing the community.  …

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Nassau County Sea Turtle Protection

Nassau County Sea Turtle Protection May 1st marked the beginning of sea turtle nesting season. Mama sea turtles have begun making their way to our Florida beaches to lay their eggs. It is important that we all do our part to protect nesting sea turtles and their hatchlings. Below are ways residents and visitors can…

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American Beach Community Meeting

American Beach Community Meeting The Nassau County Planning Department will hold its next American Beach community planning meeting on Saturday, June 1, 2024 from 10am-12pm at the American Beach Community Center. This event, “American Beach Crossroads”, will focus on discussions around neighborhood planning at American Beach, specifically the “crossroads” area around Gregg and Lewis Streets.…

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State Sales Tax Rate Imposed on Rentals, Leases, or Licenses to Use Real Property Reduced

State Sales Tax Rate Imposed on Rentals, Leases, or Licenses to Use Real Property Reduced Effective June 1, 2024, the state sales tax rate imposed under section 212.031, Florida Statutes (F.S.), on the total rent charged for renting, leasing, letting, or granting a license to use real property (also known as “commercial rentals”) is reduced…

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2024 Hurricane Preparedness Week

2024 Hurricane Preparedness Week The 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins June 1st TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis proclaimed the first week of May as Florida Hurricane Preparedness Week in conjunction with the National Weather Service Hurricane Preparedness Week. The Florida Division of Emergency Management (the Division) urges Floridians to use this final month before hurricane season…

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FloridaCommerce Recognizes Small Business Week in Florida

FloridaCommerce Recognizes Small Business Week in Florida More New Business Formations in Florida Than Any Other State in the Nation Tallahassee, FL – FloridaCommerce celebrates Small Business Week in Florida by recognizing the vital contributions of entrepreneurs and small business owners in their communities. In 2024 alone, 163,992 new businesses have formed in Florida, more than…

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