Tag Archive: florida

Rick Scott’s Folly

Governor Scott refused $2.5 billion from Washington because he couldn’t figure out how to negotiate potential hi-speed rail construction/operational cost overruns.

Boat Fire at Amelia Island, Florida

The July 4th Holiday weekend got off to a hot start with a boat fire in Fernandina Beach, just off the shore of Amelia Island, Florida. At just about noon on Friday, July 3, emergency crews responded to a report…
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What to do July 4th on Amelia Island, Florida

Many activities are planned for the 4th of July activities in Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island, Florida. SearchAmelia’s Judie Mackie, shares with you the highlights of the week for locals, guests and vacationers starting with Trivia with Maggie upstairs at…
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Vacation on Amelia Island, Florida

Some of our local Hotels, Motels and Bed and Breakfast’s are offering a special reason to vacation on Amelia Island right now, with a third night’s stay FREE. Each participating establishment has their own rules and restrictions, but now is…
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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?

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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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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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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