As New Amelia Island Businesses Open, Others Close Elsewhere

New small businesses have opened in Fernandina Beach despite the pandemic, including microbreweries and restaurants. Plus new hotels are to open soon.

Plenty Of Room For Gratitude This Thanksgiving 2020

Thanksgiving will be different this year, but we still have much to be thankful for, even this year.

81% Voter Turnout In Conservative Nassau County

Nassau County voted decisively for re-electing President Donald Trump, a Republican, by a 72 percent margin.

Amid A Red Sea Of Patriotism In Jacksonville

20,000 gathered at Cecil Airport for the “Great American Comeback” rally. With Air Force One as a backdrop, there was mob-like enthusiasm.

Fernandina Needs More Tax Revenues To Meet Lofty Spending

The city of Fernandina Beach should pare back spending and postpone frivolous new projects. Do more with less.

Trump Support Shown By Land, Sea And Air

North Florida is a conservative area. Pro-Trump supporters held events Labor Day weekend around Amelia Island, including a boat parade and plane flyovers along the beaches.

Virus Exposes Flaws In High Tax Cities And States

Many will move to low-tax states with fewer rules and less congestion, like Florida.

An Unwelcomed Visitor, COVID-19 Impacts Tourism

Amelia Island has gone through tourism-related disasters before, but this year has been a roller-coaster.