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Marketplace Spring Travel

Coronavirus Impacts Hospitality Industry

Amelia Island tourism is a dominant industry here. The travel/leisure/hospitality sector is feeling the sting of the coronavirus outbreak more than others.

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Beaches Marketplace Winter

Beach Camping & Driving Regulations

Amelia Island’s beaches attract lots of visitors, but they are also attracting lots of attention from local officials.

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Beaches Summer

Amelia Island Beaches Red Flag Conditions, Hurricane Dorian’s Path Uncertain

Regardless of Hurricane Dorian’s exact path, northeast Florida is expecting red flag ocean conditions at the beaches, higher tides, periods of heavy rain, potential flooding, and wind.

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Beaches Summer

Nassau Seeks Public Input About Amelia Island Beaches

Nassau County, Florida has formed a “Beach Community Working Group” and is seeking public input about Amelia Island’s beaches.

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Real Estate Spring

Nassau County Code Change Allows Accessory Dwellings

Nassau County Adopts Accessory Dwelling Regulations On February 25, 2019, the Nassau County, Florida Board of County Commissioners voted to approve changes to the County Land Development Code (LDC) to allow accessory dwellings County-wide. The changes originated from a subcommittee of the County’s Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC), who were tasked with working on draft […]

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Marketplace Spring

Five Challenging Issues Facing Nassau County

Editor’s note: Contributing columnist, Steve Nicklas, expresses his views and insight on various topics in Marketplace column. __STEVE’S MARKETPLACE__ Sometimes there are simple solutions to complex issues. Looking around our area, this is simply true. So let’s look at five challenging issues facing Nassau County, in particular. Maybe there are apparent solutions, simple in nature […]