News Stories

There is a new, public-minded group in Fernandina Beach called Citizens for Restoration – Fernandina Harbor Marina. The new organization came to be early in 2018. Paul Lore leads it.

While the Fernandina Beach City Commission did not consider raising the millage rate for the 2018-19 fiscal year, revenues from an increase in the county gas tax in 2019 and a stalled project were

Protecting the dunes that protect Amelia Island is one of the issues surrounding beach traffic, and residents and authorities are working to ensure vehicles driving on the city’s beaches do not end

Sports

The Team Fernandina Stingrays competed in the River City Swim League Championships at the end of July, placing 10th of the 15 teams.

Northeast Florida saltwater fishermen have been waiting a year for the Southeastern Fishery Service to open the red snapper season for recreational fishing.

Tenacity paid off for one local golfer. On his second attempt, Brian Tennyson, 56, of Amelia Island has qualified for the U.S. Senior Amateur Championship, which will be held Aug.

Obituaries

Bradley Eugene Holland, 61, of Fernandina Beach passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at the Warner Center for Caring. He was born on May 4, 1957 in Jacksonville, Florida to Nerle E.

Mr. Peter F. Albi, 95, of Amelia Island, Fla., passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018 at Osprey Village after a lengthy illness.

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