New Nassau County Extension Office In Yulee

The County’s new UF/IFAS “Rebecca L. Jordi Cooperative Extension Office” is located at 85831 Miner Road.

Three Nassau County Commissioners Boldly Reject Proposed Settlement With Riverstone Properties

The Nassau County Commission spurned 11 proposed high-rise condominiums on the south end of Amelia Island.

Ramifications Of Proposed Amelia Island High-Rise Development On South End

Editor’s note: Contributing columnist, Steve Nicklas, expresses his views and insight on various topics in Marketplace. — Steve’s Marketplace — Life is full of change. And Nassau County is experiencing a centenarian’s lifetime of it.  Our once-rural area is quickly becoming populated, densely in some places. This has ramifications for municipalities, schools, public safety, infrastructure, […]

A Look At Fernandina’s New River Walkway, Waterfront Stabilization Project

As the summer of 2022 approaches, the Amelia River Waterfront Stabilization Project (Phase 1) is nearing completion. The project features a new seawall and walkway in downtown Fernandina Beach. Construction work began back in September 2021. The seawall/walkway runs parallel to the riverbank on the southern section of the Fernandina Harbor Marina. The river walk […]

Signs Of Economic Vitality Abound In Nassau County

— Steve’s Marketplace — Editor’s note: Contributing columnist, Steve Nicklas, expresses his views and insight on various topics in Marketplace. After the relentless pounding of a two-year pandemic, Nassau County is back with vigor, hardly bruised or battered. It’s practically healthy enough to be featured in a fitness magazine.  Actually, our area is featured each […]

City Government Should Stay In Its Lane, Spend Within Its Means

Editor’s note: Contributing columnist, Steve Nicklas, expresses his views and insight on various topics in Marketplace. — Steve’s Marketplace — Fernandina Beach city officials are regularly criticized for things they do, but this time they should be praised for something they didn’t do.    That is, they didn’t ask residents to saddle the city with […]

Welcome Back! 2022 Shrimp Festival Fireworks, Concerts, Food & Fine Art In Fernandina, Home of the Pirates

The Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival has something fun for everyone including Friday night FIREWORKS and free weekend concerts at the riverfront.

John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band To Perform At Fernandina’s Shrimp Festival

Plenty of Shrimp Festival attendees will be feeling nostalgic when original artists of the 1980s and 70s take the riverfront stage. Enjoy a musical flashback!