Sea Turtle Nests Shatter Previous Record

The number of Amelia Island sea turtle nests through June 30, 2019 has shattered the previous nesting record set back in 2016 for the same time period through June, and by quite a lot.

Legendary Islander, Sarah Alice Broadbent

— Fernandina Folklore — Stories about a legendary islander, Sarah Alice Broadbent, have circulated locally around Fernandina Beach for generations. Alice Park, in the new Crane Island community, is named after the island’s former resident to honor her memory. Long ago called “Craney,” a mystery still lingers about Sarah Alice Broadbent’s disappearance from her island […]

Fernandina Fireworks & Festivities July 4, 2019

Summer’s biggest holiday, a time when America celebrates Independence Day, is almost here. On the 4th of July 2019, Amelia Island’s three professional fireworks displays can be enjoyed by the public.