Nassau County Extension January 2014 Free Horticulture Program on Citrus

Learn about growing and pruning citrus trees in New Year!. On Jan. 22, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., Nassau County, Florida Horticulture Extension Agent, Rebecca Jordi, will teach a free Landscape Matters class on growing and maintaining citrus plants.

Nassau County, FL Outlook 2014: Top 10 List of Ideas For New Year

Tourism peaked in Nassau County while unemployment dipped and the year 2013 proved relatively prosperous. So we optimistically look ahead to 2014, with certain developments and resolutions that would make the outlook even brighter. Since 10 is a popular number, here are that many ideas, suggestions, hopes for the coming year.

Rare Florida Snowy Owl Sighting at Little Talbot Island

Third snowy owl ever spotted in the state of Florida seen nearby at Little Talbot Island. Also, rare Harlequin Duck at Fernandina’s Fort Clinch State Park.

Amelia Island Luxury Home Sales 2013: Two Deals Above $4 Million

Revived interest in high-end homes on Amelia Island resulted a couple of sales above $4 million during 2013. This is significant, considering the long lull when zero sales surpassed the $4 million mark.

Economic Vibrancy of Downtown Fernandina Beach

A recent News-Leader article addressed the recent closings of O’Kane’s Irish Pub and other restaurants and stores on Fernandina’s Centre Street. Some respondents countered by pointing to a rosy shade of the picture — that several new restaurants and stores had opened, or remodeled.