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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You’re Next!

When I was younger I hated going to weddings. It seemed that all of my aunts and the grandmotherly types used to come up to me, poke me in the ribs and cackle, telling me, ‚ÄúYOU’RE NEXT”! They stopped after…
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PUMPKIN DIP

My friend from Atlanta tried this recipe over the weekend and enjoyed it so much she sent it to me. She claims it is awesome, popular, easy to make, cheap, and great to bring to parties….

Blistur Competes for Main Stage at Planet Fest

Blistur, Fernandina’s favorite rock band, is competing to play for a spot on the main stage at this year’s Planet Fest at Metropolitan Park, to be held on November 8, 2008.  This is Jacksonville, Florida’s largest concert of the year….
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Did You Know?

There are 7.5 miles of information on a standard DVD.

Scooters on Amelia Island

There has always been a presence of small scooters in and around town on Amelia Island. Many of these were younger adults who are still in high school or those just

From Real Estate to The American Buffalo

By: Nick Deonas The US Mint is temporarily halting sales of its popular American Buffalo 24-karat gold coin because the Mint can’t keep up with soaring demand as investors seek the safety of gold amid economic turbulence. The reason for…
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Did You Know?

Did you know, of all the fuel purchased by the US government the Air Force uses over half?

The 3-1-1 on Air Travel

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, you may be jet setting off to another destination for this delightful season. If you haven’t flown in awhile, here are some travel tips to make your journey more convenient. Remember 3-1-1 for air…
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Amelia Island Plantation Goes Green

The Amelia Island Plantation is the first resort on Amelia Island to earn the DEP’s Green Lodging certification. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection awarded The Plantation this based on their resort-wide recycling program, use of automatic and low flush…
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October Fishing on Amelia Island

The Red Bass and Black Drum continue to dominate the fishing activity in and around the Island. These fish arrived a little early this year and reports of huge Reds, in good numbers are all along the beaches located on…
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FBHS Wins Homecoming Game

Fernandina Beach High School won their Homecoming Game against Interlachen. The final score of the football game was: Fernandina Beach 14 , Interlachen 7.

Mortgage Rates Down Below 6%………

Rates on a thirty year mortgage fell below six percent this week, the first decline in the past month.¬† Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, reported that thirty year fixed rate mortgages averaged 5.94 percent, down from 6.10 percent last week….
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Shoney’s on Sadler Road Closing?

This development is particularly disturbing. Generally, discounted restaurants and stores are the recipients of increased business during an economic downturn.