U.S. Congressman Aaron Bean Serves Constituents

Observations & insights — U.S. Representative Bean’s busy first eight months in office.

North Atlantic Right Whales — October/November 2023 Events & Fundraisers

The Amelia Whale Ambassadors announced the following special events leading up to the annual Right Whale Festival happening Fernandina’s Main Beach Park the first weekend of November 2023. Oct 18, 2023 – Whales and Wine – Florida House Inn, 5-7 p.m. “Secrets of Right Whales.” A conversation about these critically endangered whales that arrive during […]

Nassau’s Fall 2023 Plant Sale Hosted By Master Gardener Volunteers

Nassau County Extension’s Yulee location is holding their fall 2023 plant sale.

Community Voices And Freedom of Speech

Editor’s note: Contributing columnist, Steve Nicklas, expresses his views and insight on various topics in Marketplace. — Steve’s Marketplace — Newspapers crave reader participation, almost as much as ink and paper to print their publications. It’s the lifeblood of a worthwhile newspaper.   A prized section for participation is the “Letters to the Editor.” Here, readers […]

Beach Day Turns Tragic in Fernandina, Teenager Drowns

An ocean rescue in Fernandina Beach began on Sept. 13th. Search and recovery effort for missing boy concluded next day.

Many Types Of Taxes Are Embedded in Society

Property taxes and income taxes are the most obvious taxes, but taxes lurk from cradle to grave.

Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival 2023-2024 Season

The 23rd season starts with two Amelia Island concerts in November 2023 featuring Wynton Marsalis & Sheku Kanneh-Mason.

It’s Getting Expensive To Live In Florida

Florida residents face problematic pace of rising homeowners’ insurance premiums and property taxes.