Amelia Island News contains daily news, tourist, business and community information & travel & business directory for Fernandina Beach & its great fishing and watersports.

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What do Sharks Eat?

Think sharks eat a lot? In 1941, 3 belts, 9 shoes, 14 stockings and 43 buttons were found in a shark’s belly.

“Growing Green” At The Ritz-Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island recently launched Give Back Getaways, a unique voluntourism program that allows guests to spend a portion of their vacation making a positive impact on the lives of others. During the half-day “Growing Green” experience, visitors will…
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Did You Know?

Did you know that Disneyland CA, and Disneyworld FL, are both located in Orange County. Think Walt had that planned that away?

Under the T-top Fishing Report

This past week here on Amelia Island has seen some much cooler weather and lots of wind. The seas have been in the 4-6‚Äô range for most of the past month and as of right now not much relief is…
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The Fernandina Beach Golf Club

The Fernandina Beach Golf Club, located at 2800 Bill Melton Road, is one of the finest municipal golf courses in the country. With 27 holes of golf, it‚Äôs located on beautiful Amelia Island and is close in location to Jacksonville,…
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Amelia Island Fall Lawn Care

To sell your home you need to take every opportunity to appeal to prospective buyers, your lawn is a major consideration.

City Donates Surplus School Bus to Amelia Arts Academy

The Fernandina Beach City Commission voted unanimously to donate a school bus to the Amelia Arts Academy. The bus had once been used by the Parks and Recreation Department, and is now considered surplus inventory. ‚ÄúI really believe the Government…
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Cheese Blintzes

This is a recipe my mother-in-law made for parties. When she passed it on to me, it instantly became a favorite

The Flower Show

Two little old ladies were sitting on a park bench outside the local town hall where a flower show was in progress. The thin one leaned over and said, ‘Life is so boring. We never have any fun any more….
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Ghostly Hot Chocolate

A Halloween Twist, on a Holiday Favorite! Yes, we are getting into the season of over indulgence. Let us start now with this fabulous and festive twist on hot chocolate for Halloween.

Destination: The Sand Dollar Restaurant

Located on the St. Johns River right next to the St. Johns River ferry you will find a restaurant with a small marina, great views and wonderful food. The Sand Dollar restaurant has been a local favorite for years and

Real 9-1-1 Calls

Dispatcher: 9-1-1 What is your emergency? Caller: Someone broke into my house and took a bite out of my ham and cheese sandwich. Dispatcher: Excuse me?