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 […]

Fernandina Beach, Microcosm of Nation’s Capital

Fernandina Beach is removed from the bustle of big towns, but offers a unique vantage point. You see, the tiny town has a front-row seat to the political zaniness in Washington, D.C. The same political dysfunction is occurring here — a microcosm of the nation’s capital. Read opinion column by Steve Nicklas.