Nassau County’s Free July Gardening Classes and Clinics

July’s free horticulture programs hosted by the Nassau County Extension: How to create a wildlife-friendly habitat, plant clinics to diagnose problems and the benefits of bats.

Fernandina July 4th Holiday Weekend Events

Celebrate the 2015 Fourth of July holiday weekend in Fernandina Beach. An Independence Day Parade will be held Saturday at 6 pm on Centre Street, fireworks downtown over the river at 9:30 pm, and lots of fun activities in between.

GARDEN TALK: Rabbits & Squirrels Eating Up Landscape?

Squirrels damaging trees? Rabbits munching plants? The Director of the Nassau County Extension answers northeast Florida gardening questions.

RETIREMENT PLANNING: Potentially Exorbitant Healthcare Costs

A recent report shows that a newly retired couple should set aside $250,000 to cover healthcare costs — which few have done.

Fernandina Explores Florida Main Street Program For Downtown

The city of Fernandina Beach is exploring the Florida Main Street program with its unique formula for economic vitality, a potentially powerful development tool for the downtown historic district.

Florida Ranks #2 State For Doing Business

For the second year in a row, Florida ranks as #2 best state in nation for doing business, according to Chief Executive Magazine (and is #1 for “living environment.”)

Garden Talk: Black Swallowtail Butterfly, Floribunda Rose

GARDEN TALK: What kind of caterpillar? What is a Floribunda rose? Answers to Florida gardening & landscape questions by Nassau County Extension expert.

Nassau County Property Values Up Almost 6%

2015 Nassau County Preliminary Tax Roll The Nassau County Property Appraiser’s Office has released the 2015 estimated preliminary tax roll with the initial numbers showing an increase as expected. According to Property Appraiser, Mike Hickox, this is great news as it points to a steady recovery from the economic downturn experienced the past several years. […]