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Florida Deer Pays Local Real Estate Office a Visit

Tuesday afternoon found the traffic in Fernandina quite normal. School had just been adjourned at the Atlantic Avenue Elementary so the caravans and buses loaded with children were making their way home. What was a little odd on this particular…
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What If The Bailout Does not Happen?

This week has been one to watch as the political rodeo on capital hill picked up more and more steam, from both sides, concerning the $700 billion dollar bailout. I watched with interest as I saw one side chastising the…
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New Traffic Light

By: Jamie D. It’s finally gone, the oldest working red light on Amelia Island. This manual styled single hanging traffic light has been directing traffic at the intersection of Beech and 14th Street for as far back as I can…
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Emerald Isle Cooler

Home to fairies, leprechauns and amazing adventures, the small country of Ireland holds an almost mythical place in the classic childhood stories of our youth. So what it is about this little country that holds such appeal in the hearts…
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Who Needs a Boat?

By: Jamie D. Fishing here on Amelia Island is some of the best in all of Florida. Red bass, Trout, Drum, Whiting and Blues are all abundant and for the most part can be caught year round. But what does…
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Amelia Community Theatre – Now Playing

September 25, 26, 27 at 8 p.m. September 28 at 2 p.m. October 1, 2, 3, 4 at 8 p.m. Max‚Äôs scheme to murder his wife Janet and enjoy life with his girlfriend is underway, when distant relatives arrive with…
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A Brand New Bike Night

First bike night at Jack & Diane’s — 708 Centre … slightly off the corner of Centre Street and 8th Street, Fernandina Beach … (for the locals, the former Angel’s Porch). Starts tonight, 09-24-08, from 5:00 to 9:00 … that’s…
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Greek Salad

The Greek salad is commonly served with the traditional Greek meal. It is especially popular during the summer months, is light, refreshing, and easy to make. True Greek salad is essentially a tomato salad made of sliced or chopped tomatoes…
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Amelia Island Fall Arts Festival

The Second Annual Amelia Island Fall Arts Festival will be held Saturday, September 27 from 10 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and I hear there may be some Pirates about! More…
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Strip and Go Naked

This is the signature cocktail punch we have been serving at our Christmas party for the past 20 plus years. We serve this in a punchbowl and take away everyone‚Äôs car keys. Refreshing, just like lemonade, this concoction really packs…
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Contest to Conserve Energy

FPU, Florida Public Utilities, has kicked off an energy conservation contest that will award residential electric customers for reducing energy consumption by implementing energy efficient practices in their homes. “The FPU Energy Conservation Challenge is going to be a fun

September Fishing on Amelia Island

Written by Jamie D. In addition to the gorgeous early fall weather we have seen over the past couple of weeks the fishing here off Amelia Island has gotten better and better. The flooded marshes have continued to push huge…
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Who is on the Milk Carton this Week?

Paul Newman founded the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp for children stricken with cancer, AIDS and blood diseases. One afternoon he and his wife, Joanne Woodward, stopped by to have lunch with the kids.