• July 27, 2008
Amelia Island Songwriter Festival

Amelia Island, Florida will host the Amelia Island Songwriter Festival August 27th to the 31st, 2008. Songwriters can gain

  • July 25, 2008
No Back to School Tax Break

If you were waiting for the ten day sales tax holiday to shop for school and hurricane supplies, forget it. Florida lawmakers have chopped the popular event that saved consumers…

  • July 25, 2008

On Saturday, October 4th, 2008, Gatorade, Open Road Bicycles and Hammer Nutrition are sponsoring the 1st triathlon to be held on Amelia Island. The Atlantic Coast Triathlon will feature

  • July 24, 2008
Marketing Florida

Richard Goldman, Chief Marketing Officer of the Amelia Island Plantation, will serve as chairman of the board for Visit Florida, the official marketing company for the state’s tourism industry. Goldman…

  • July 23, 2008
Risky Business

Two Nassau County entertainment venues were shut down after being raided.

  • July 23, 2008
What’s Good for the Goose is Good for the Governor

Fernandina Beach could have lost federal grant money if found in violation of the Florida’s Resign to Run law, which prohibits government employees from running for partisan political office if…

  • July 23, 2008
Beach Access for Thousands, Could Be Lost to a Few

53 beachfront properties located in the county near Peter‚Äôs Point want to be annexed into the city limits to restrict beach driving and further reduce beach access to all other…

  • July 17, 2008
Quick Fix Bouillabaisse

If you live on an island where seafood is a main staple in everyone’s freezer and weekly new catches create the need to keep a certain turn around frequency, a…

  • July 17, 2008
County Feeling Rising Fuel Costs

Rising fuel costs have caused the Nassau County Commission to restrict county employees from taking home county vehicles. Nearly 40 employees currently take their cars home. Only employees who average…

  • July 17, 2008
Feeding the Hungry

An 11-year-old from South Florida, Jack Davis, brought about the Florida Restaurant Lending a Helping Hand Act after learning that restaurants throw leftover food away rather than donate it because…

  • July 15, 2008

GOVERNOR CRIST SIGNS BILL TO REQUIRE PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES K-5 Governor Charlie Crist signed legislation requiring that elementary students at public schools receive an average of 30…

  • July 13, 2008
Rehabilitating Pete

The Fernandina Pirates Club coordinated the restoration and unveiling of the wooden sculpture of a pirate, Peg Leg Pete.

  • June 1, 2008
Discovery lifts off for space station

CAPE CANAVERAL Shuttle Discovery and seven astronauts blasted out of the Kennedy Space Center today on a mission to deliver the last of the major science laboratories to the International…