News Stories

Though coyotes have been on Amelia Island for many years, recent sightings have raised new questions and concerns about their habits.

Testing in June by the St. Marys Riverkeeper has detected the presence of E. coli in Egans Creek, but the source of the contamination has not been determined.

The 2017 city of Fernandina Beach general election candidate-qualifying period ended Friday, July 14. Six filed to have their names placed on the 2017 ballot for two seats.


The Team Fernandina Stingrays hosted their third meet of the season June 17, with Beaches Aquatic Club out of Neptune Beach visiting the Atlantic Avenue Recreation Center.

Tooling around the island in his Mercedes SLK two-door convertible sports car is a manifestation of Roy Benson’s passion, profession and life.

The Team Fernandina Stingrays opened the season June 3, hosting the Flying Fish Swim Team out of Jacksonville.


Demeteria Barnes, 72, Fernandina Beach, passed away Thursday July 13, 2017.

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James “Jimmy” Peters, 77, Fernandina Beach, passed away Monday July 17, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center Nassau in Fernandina Beach, Fla.

Enrico Davoli, M.D., 85, Amelia Island, Fla., passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017. Born in Queens, New York City, he received a B.A.


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