Category Archives: Business

Bretts and the City: No Love Lost

By Mike Lednovich While the owners of Brett’s Waterway Cafe want a big payday over [...]

Want to Know More about the Bioethanol Proposal?

RYAM has issued an invitation to an open house at its 10 Gum St. facility [...]

Coastal Furnishings Closing for Good

After almost a decade of serving the coastal communities of Nassau County, independent furniture retailer [...]

Start-Ups Grads Venture Forth

The latest graduates of the $1,000 Start-Ups program have completed a 9-month program on entrepreneurship, [...]

Panama Woes Becoming Fernandina Woes

By Mike Lednovich A year-long drought is limiting the number of ships able to pass [...]

Rayonier Exec Gets High Honor

The Florida Council of 100 has announced that veteran real estate executive Chris Corr is [...]

Rayonier Applies to Get Into the Bioethanol Production Business

By Mike Lednovich Rayonier Advanced Materials (RYAM) of Fernandina Beach has submitted an application to [...]

After 4 Years, Port Tells Feds It Has No Tug Contracts

By Mike Lednovich The Ocean Highway and Port Authority, along with Port of Fernandina operator [...]

Grants for Main Street Facade Improvements

Fernandina Beach Main Street has started a facade improvement matching grant program. The program is [...]

Tough Talk from Customs: New Port Facility or Else

By Mike Lednovich The Ocean Highway and Port Authority (OHPA) has so little money available [...]

Port Plans to Add Two Fabric Warehouses

By Mike LednovichThe Port of Fernandina is ready to start building two fabric warehouses on [...]

Commentary: Blindsided by a ‘Good Neighbor’ Church

By Samuel Jefferson Kennard I am shocked and dismayed to hear that Amelia Baptist Church [...]

Publix Goes for Expansion Allowed by New Code Changes

  By Mike Lednovich Just days after the city commission voted to change the City [...]

City Opens Up Path to Bigger Shopping Centers

By Mike Lednovich By votes of 4-1, the Fernandina Beach City Commission Tuesday paved the [...]

Two Main Streeters Get Big State Award

Last week, winners of the Secretary of State’s 2023 Florida Main Street Awards were announced [...]

New Wrinkles in RV Site Plan: Townhouses and City Annexation

By Mike PhillipsThe developer of a proposed RV park on Nassau County land on Sadler [...]

Port’s Problem with Customs Is Escalating

By Mike LednovichThe Port of Fernandina could potentially lose its “port of entry” designation because [...]

Port May Sell Residential Land to Pay Legal Debts

By Mike Lednovich The Port of Fernandina took the first step Wednesday toward potentially selling [...]

Solar Farm Proposed on Heavily Wooded Airport Land

By Mike Lednovich The leaseholder of Amelia River Golf Course wants to clear-cut 36 acres [...]

Businesswomen: How to Shine

The Eight Flags Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) invites all businesswomen [...]

New Round Coming Up for Training Entrepreneurs

Since 2020, $1,000 Start-Ups, Inc. has helped launch 30 small businesses in Nassau County through [...]

In-Person Job Fair Coming Up

The Nassau County Chamber of Commerce is hosting an in-person job fair on Thursday, May [...]

Businesswomen: ‘Ungeek’ Your Technology

Attention all Nassau County businesswomen, the Eight Flags Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s [...]

Florida Main Street Day Is Coming Up

Tallahassee – Florida Secretary of State Cord Byrd announced today, March 15 as this year’s [...]

Port-City Meeting Worked in More Ways Than One

By Mike Phillips The city commission and port executives and commissioners had a mutually respectful [...]

Local Man Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A 35-year-old Fernandina Beach man, Cooper Morgenthau, has pleaded guilty to [...]

Job-Hunting? Here’s a Virtual Job Fair Jan. 12

More than 30 companies throughout the region will be connecting with job seekers during the CareerSource [...]

The Port Thinks Big – and Bigger – and Bigger

The Port of Fernandina has completed its first draft of a 10-year master plan. It’s [...]

Businesswomen: Holiday Event with Donna Paz Kaufman

All  businesswomen of Nassau County are invited to join the Eight Flags Chapter of the [...]

Major Commerce Park Planned for Wildlight Development

Pattillo Industrial Real Estate (PIRE) has announced the development of a 1.5 million-square-foot industrial complex [...]

Right Whale Rule Drawing More Opposition

By Wes Wolfe Florida Politics Organized pushback against federal efforts to reduce North Atlantic right whale [...]

Big Career Fair Opportunity in Jacksonville

Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ), CareerSource Northeast Florida and Patriots for Paychecks have partnered [...]

Small Business Fair Coming Up

By L. Najimy $1000 Start-Ups will hold its Annual Celebrate Small Business Fair on Saturday, [...]

Local Insurance Business Bought by Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing Group, a leading distributor of life and health insurance, and provider of wealth [...]