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The Search Amelia Business Directory is gradually being posted. We welcome all businesses in our community to log on and submit your Web site‚Äôs link. If you do not see your Web site listed please log in and send it…
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Navigating Your Boat

The Amelia River which runs along the western side of Amelia Island is also the Intercoastal Waterway. This waterway is the interstate for boats traveling up and down the Eastern seaboard

Pirates and Jaguar Football

Fernandina Beach High School Pirates lose to Bolles in Friday night’s game with a final score of 55 to 13. They are in good company however, as the Jacksonville Jaguars also lost this weekend to the Cleveland Browns with a…
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Georgia-Florida Football

One of college football’s Top 10 rivalries will unfold November 1 at Jacksonville’s Municipal Stadium. The University of Florida Gators take on the University of Georgia Bulldogs and the World’s Largest Cocktail Party commences. Fans of both teams make Amelia…
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Amelia Island Voting

Registered voters began casting ballots Monday for early voting for the November election.¬†¬† You may cast your ballot in person between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday at Fernandina Beach City Hall, 204 Ash Street or at the Supervisor of…
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Surfing on Amelia Island

You will not find surf like this pictured here, on Amelia Island, but with all of our beautiful beaches, our surf has never been on any top 10 list of happening surf spots. Many find the surf here too small…
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Amelia Island Receives Reader’s Choice Award

Amelia Island, Florida received three top rankings in the recent Condé Nast Travelers 2008 Readers Choice Awards. The destination was named among the Top 10 North American islands for the second consecutive year, finishing in the

Arthur The Ox Man

By: Nick Deonas Growing up in Fernandina was an adventure that any kid would love. Everyday was an adventure and we were always excited planning our next one. One of the sites we would always see around town was an…
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Out of the Mouths of Babes

I was driving with my three young children one warm summer evening when a woman in the convertible ahead of us stood up and waved. She was stark naked! As I was reeling from the shock, I heard my 5-year-old…
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The Jack-O-Lantern

This Halloween you can serve up the Jack-O-Lantern cocktail. It looks just like a pumpkin when garnished correctly, but it has none of the pumpkin flavoring. It’s a great drink that mixes Cognac with the flavor of

Island Life

Amelia Island is best known as the birth place to the modern shrimping industry. My ancestors came to this country from Greece during the turn of the century as master craftsmen in boat building. Commercial shrimping boats

Braunschweiger Ball

Ingredients: 1 Package of Braunschweiger 1 Large package of Cream Cheese 1 Small onion finely chopper 1 Cup or so of crushed walnuts