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Yesterday’s Local Storms

“We have been through some bad weather, but I don’t believe I have ever seen the wind take down a chain link fence….” A Search Amelia fan suspects we had winds that exceeded 80 mph yesterday, and submitted this photo….
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Will Home Equity Ever be the Same?

Will Home Equity Ever be the Same? By: NIck Deonas As Real Estate sales continue to plunge, so go the values of our present Real Estate investments. Will it ever come back and can we once again take advantage of…
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Irish Coffee Recipe

Ingredients: 2 oz. Cream 1 tsp. Sugar 4 oz. Black Coffee 2 oz. Irish Whiskey Instructions: Combine whiskey, sugar and coffee in mug and stir to dissolve. Float cold cream gently on top. Do not mix.

Han and the Current Ex

The Intercoastal Wine Company is located on North 2nd Street, right off Centre Street in Historic Fernandina Beach. They sell beer and wine, and often provide free wine tasting. Local friends, Han and Dave, who are lovingly referred to by…
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A Family Outing by Boat to Cumberland Island

A Family Outing by Boat to Cumberland Island Submitted by: Jamie Deonas From the North end boat ramp you can see the white sandy beaches of Cumberland Island, the first barrier island in Georgia. A truly undisturbed beach that is…
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Famous Quotes by Famous Folks

I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle. -Winston Churchill

Coffee Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

Recipe submitted by: Nick Deonas Coffee Bourbon Barbecue Sauce If you want to kick up your grilling then follow this recipe and you will have everyone commenting on how great everything taste.

Amelia Island Film Festival

On September 25, the Amelia Island Film Festival, a non profit, 501 C 3 status organization will reel off its inaugural season. Four days of film screenings, workshops, lectures and exhibits at venues throughout the island. Running through September 28,…
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Stuffed Jalapenos on the Grill

I have received so many compliments on the following recipe. This is a MUST-DO if you like hot and spicy! This recipe is a wonderful, fresh alternative to traditional Jalapeno Poppers that are breaded, stuffed with cream cheese or cheddar,…
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Sangria Recipe

Ingredients 1 oz. Triple Sec 1 tbs. Sugar 1 oz. Brandy 1 l. Club Soda 1 Fifth Red Wine 20 Slices Mixed Fruit Mixing Instruction Combine all alcohols, sugar and fruit. Refrigerate for 8 or more hours. Add Club Soda,…
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My Vacuum Sucks!

Make your vacuum cleaner work for you. To really get into the hard to reach places, take the cardboard tube from an empty roll of paper towels and attach it to the end of your vacuum hose. You now have…
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Roasted Squash on the Grill

Ingredients: 4 yellow summer squash, cut lengthwise 4 zucchini, cut lengthwise 3 tablespoons olive oil Sprinkles of Cajun blend spices Preparation: Combine olive oil and spices and brush onto squash. Place vegetables on heated grill. Let roast for 5-7 minutes.