New Amelia River-To-Sea Trail

A new bike trail (multi-use) is under construction on Amelia Island. The Amelia River-To-Sea Trail will connect the Atlantic east coast beachfront to the island’s western riverfront at Crane Island.

Tour Plum Orchard on Cumberland Island

It’s well worth the time and effort to take a day-cation to Cumberland Island. A wilderness island with fascinating tours. Visit Plum Orchard, a Carnegie mansion.

New Hotel For Yulee Area

Marriott-Branded Hotel Coming To Wildlight A new hotel is planned for Nassau County’s Yulee area near Interstate I-95, in the Wildlight community. Raydient Places + Properties announced February 14, 2019 that Impact Properties will develop a Marriott-branded hotel in Wildlight, the new community under construction in Nassau County, FL. The Marriott-branded hotel will be the […]

Fernandina’s Marina Makeover

The Fernandina Beach Marina and public boat ramp downtown closed to mariners in late November 2018. See photo gallery of marina work underway.

Prosperity Drenching Nassau County’s Shores

Editor’s note: Contributing columnist, Steve Nicklas, expresses his views and insight on various topics in Marketplace column. ___STEVE’S MARKETPLACE___ Like waves from the ocean, prosperity is drenching the shores of Nassau County – with a similar persistence. The signs of prosperity are as obvious as a blast of Florida sunshine. Tourists are flocking here like […]

Garden Talk Q & A

University of Florida/IFAS Extension Director for Nassau County, Rebecca Jordi, provides expertise and tips about landscaping and gardening in northeast Florida. QUESTION:  I know the stuff growing on my tree trunk is lichen but there are different kinds.  Which one is mine?  SS JORDI:   I admire your curiosity. You have both types growing on your […]

Three Docks For Boaters Visiting Cumberland Island

Cumberland Island National Seashore — The “north end” of the Dungeness dock on Cumberland Island has re-opened for private boats (after more than two years of no access). Suffering damage from Hurricane Matthew back in October 2016, both local and transient mariners will be pleased to know it’s once again available for day trippers. Private […]