The Slippery Slope of Paid Beach Parking

Editor’s note: Contributing columnist, Steve Nicklas, expresses his views and insight on various topics in Marketplace column. ___STEVE’S MARKETPLACE___ Pay-To-Play A proposal from Fernandina Beach officials to charge for parking at the city’s beaches has encountered an icy reception. It is a slippery slope. A majority of commissioners essentially wants to charge visitors to use […]

Should People Pay To Park At The Beach?

A “Beach Committee” is mulling over how to handle beach parking at Fernandina’s city lots, including possibility of fees to park.

Florida Fatal Encounters, Sharks Vs. Rip Currents

A dream day at the beach can quickly turn into a nightmare. But the most likely cause won’t be a shark.