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Orange-Sesame Chicken with Rice

Orange-Sesame Chicken with Rice Recipe submitted by: Nick This is an Asian inspired recipe of chicken breasts soaked in a an orange and fresh herb marinade, served with rice.

Amelia Island Jazz Festival

2008 Schedule of Events and Concerts Tickets go on sale on-line August 18, 2008 at www.ameliaislandjazzfestival.com After September 5, 2008, tickets will be available at the UPS Store (Island Walk Shopping Center, Fernandina Beach ‚Äì 904.277.0820), at the Inter- coastal…
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THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

Leonardo Da Vinci invented multi tasking, he could write with one hand and draw with the other. (No wonder it took him ten years to paint the lips on Mona Lisa.) Phyllis Diller is Susan Lucci‚Äôs mother. Most lipstick contains…
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Attorneys Feeling the Sluggish Real Estate Market

Attorneys Feeling the Sluggish Real Estate Market By: Nick Deonas The U.S. Census Bureau released figures on June 25, in conjunction with The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. These numbers were based on 512 thousand new single-family…
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Fort Clinch State Park

On Amelia Island, at the entrance to the St. Mary‚Äôs River and the Cumberland Sound is a pentagonal brick fort. Fort Clinch was named for General Duncan Lamont Clinch, an important figure and American army officer who served as a…
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Offshore Towers to be Removed

Offshore Towers to be Removed By: Jamie Deonas If you have ever ventured offshore Amelia Island then you certainly have seen the 2 offshore towers located just north of the St. Mary‚Äôs channel. These 2 towers have been in place…
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Curious American Decisions

Whose bright idea was it to sell hot dogs in packages of ten, but the buns are only available in packages of eight? Found on a hemorrhoid cr√®me label: ‚ÄúDo not ingest.‚Äù Now, who in the world tried this on…
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Fernandina Pirate High School Football Schedule

Date Site Opponent 9/5/2008 H Bishop Snyder High School(Jacksonville) FBHS wins 61 points to 0 9/12/2008 A Bishop Kenny High School(Jacksonville) Bishop Kenny 35, FBHS 14, 9/19/2008 A Baldwin Middle-Sr. High School(Baldwin) FBHS 35, Baldwin 2 (That had to be…
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2008-2009 Nassau County School Calender

August 18, 2008 School begins and is an early dismissal day for students. September 1, 2008 No school, Labor Day Holiday October 16, 2008 the first semester grading period ends. October 20, 2008 is a non-school day for students, Teacher…
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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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