Stalemate Continues, Nassau County Vs. Developers

Editor’s note: Contributing columnist, Steve Nicklas, expresses his views and insight on various topics in Marketplace column. ___STEVE’S MARKETPLACE___ It looked like a perfect solution. A mammoth, mixed-use development would be built to inject energy into a flagging Nassau County economy like a vitamin B-12 shot. A harsh economic recession was ending. And county officials […]

The Changing Retail Scene Around Fernandina: Doors Opening, Closing

Longtime stalwarts, Kmart and Food Lion, are both closing on Amelia Island. But as one door closes, another one opens. Kohl’s and T.J. Maxx are opening in the new shopping plaza along A1A near the island. Plus, another Publix supermarket is taking up residence there.