Amelia Island Beaches Red Flag Conditions, Hurricane Dorian’s Path Uncertain

Regardless of Hurricane Dorian’s exact path, northeast Florida is expecting red flag ocean conditions at the beaches, higher tides, periods of heavy rain, potential flooding, and wind.

TRIM Notices Reveal Excessive Tax Rates

The Truth In Millage (TRIM) notices reveal how much you owe in property taxes. But there is nothing trim about the excessive tax rates proposed by local government agencies.

Gopher Tortoise Study On Cumberland Island

A study of gopher tortoises has been underway for four years on Cumberland Island. Watch interesting video, learn why fire benefits this species and pine habitat.

Coastal Nature’s Wild Pops of Purple

Here’s a look at some wild and pretty purple blooms and berries that can be seen around Amelia Island as summer wanes into fall.

Lifeguards Weekends Only Until Labor Day

BEACH NEWS: Starting August 12, 2019, no lifeguards will be on duty Monday through Friday at Amelia Island’s beaches.

More Is Not Necessarily Better

Fernandina Beach officials are employing the more-is-better budgeting approach this year. More taxes. More spending. More government.

Explore Amelia Island’s Historic Sites & Museums

Learn about Spanish explorers and pirates. Discover the history of Fernandina’s thriving Victorian-era and its shrimping legacy. And don’t miss seeing Fort Clinch.

Tree Care: Are You Mulching Trees Properly?

To prevent future tree problems, mulch area that is the diameter of tree at breast height multiplied by 3. This is a large area under old oak trees.