September & October — Prime Time To Be Prepared For Hurricanes

Watch NASSAU Emergency Management’s hurricane preparedness round table video. Even residents who have lived in Fernandina Beach, Yulee, and Callahan for years may learn something new.

Amelia Island Event Updates Through Year End 2020

The trend of event cancellations continues through fall and into Fernandina’s holiday season 2020.

“Amelia Forever” Land Preservation Campaign

The North Florida Land Trust is raising money to acquire natural spaces on Amelia Island.

Movie Theaters Open in Fernandina & Yulee With Pandemic Protocols

One of the last types of businesses to open back up since COVID-19 shut down the economy, two local movie theaters have reopened.

New Plan To Conserve Gopher Tortoises

The USDA has a new conservation plan for the Southeast’s threatened gopher tortoise. On Amelia Island, this keystone species can be spotted in the sand dunes by the beach.

Amelia Island’s Lifeguard Season Ends With Fall’s Approach

Fewer people are on the beaches after Labor Day. The lifeguard towers are removed from the seashore signaling the transition of seasons, summer to fall.

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.