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By Mike Lednovich While the owners of Brett's Waterway Cafe want a big payday over damages they claim were a result of engineering experts declaring the restaurant's substructure unsafe, the city has …

RYAM has issued an invitation to an open house at its 10 Gum St. facility for people to learn more about its proposed bioethanol process addition to its facility. The time is Wednesday, March 6, 4-7 …

After almost a decade of serving the coastal communities of Nassau County, independent furniture retailer Coastal Home Furnishings will close permanently. The family-owned home furnishings and …

The latest graduates of the $1,000 Start-Ups program have completed a 9-month program on entrepreneurship, financial management and life skills. This fairly new program has now graduated 43. The …

The Panama Canal By Mike Lednovich A year-long drought is limiting the number of ships able to pass through the Panama Canal and thus is reducing the number of ships coming into the Port of …

The Florida Council of 100 has announced that veteran real estate executive Chris Corr is the recipient of the Council’s 2023 Governor’s Business Leader Award. The award recognizes long-term …

Rayonier Advanced Materials (RYAM) of Fernandina Beach has submitted an application to the state for a bioethanol production plant that would be located at its current cellulose production complex. …

By Mike Lednovich The Ocean Highway and Port Authority, along with Port of Fernandina operator Savage, has reported it still has no signed commitments for a federally mandated barge service that was …

Fernandina Beach Main Street has started a facade improvement matching grant program. The program is intended to help property or business owners in the Main Street district beautify and rehab …

By Mike Lednovich Current Customs building at Third and Dade streets. The Ocean Highway and Port Authority (OHPA) has so little money available that it is struggling to find $17,000 in next year's …

Future locations of two fabric warehouse structures at the port. The Port of Fernandina is ready to start building two fabric warehouses on the north end of the port property to accommodate the …

By Samuel Jefferson Kennard I am shocked and dismayed to hear that Amelia Baptist Church wants to become a property developer. There seems to be no limit to poorly conceived and egregious …

By Mike Lednovich Just days after the city commission voted to change the City Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code to allow for unlimited sized shopping centers, Publix announced it will …

By Mike Lednovich By votes of 4-1, the Fernandina Beach City Commission Tuesday paved the way for the construction of future unlimited-sized commercial projects and unlimited expansion plans for …

Last week, winners of the Secretary of State’s 2023 Florida Main Street Awards were announced during the Preservation on Main Street Conference in Ocala. Secretary of State Cord Byrd was at the …

The developer of a proposed RV park on Nassau County land on Sadler Road has temporarily set aside his part of legal action with neighbors opposing the project and come up with an alternative: asking …

The Port of Fernandina could potentially lose its "port of entry" designation because it does not have the money to build a new facility to house U.S. Customs and Border Protection operations (CBP). …

By Mike Lednovich The Port of Fernandina took the first step Wednesday toward potentially selling three parcels of non-industrial land outside the port's footprint -- but how the district should use …

By Mike Lednovich The leaseholder of Amelia River Golf Course wants to clear-cut 36 acres of pristine riverfront habitat and trees to build a solar farm to generate electricity. On Tuesday, the city …

The Eight Flags Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) invites all businesswomen to join them Tuesday, May 9, at 5:30 p.m. for a presentation on Stepping into the …

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