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Marketplace

Buy Local, Eat Local To Support Community

If there ever has been a time to buy local, it’s now. Shop local, eat local, support local. (But follow the restrictions, of course.)

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Marketplace Spring

Rayonier Is Burning Cash For Energy-Efficient Fuel

The Rayonier Advanced Materials plant in downtown Fernandina converts shredded paper bills (currency) into fuel to power the plant.

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Highlights Nature Summer

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.

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Beaches Nature

10 Ways To Help Our Ocean

List of 10 Tips — How To Help Ocean. On Amelia Island we are privileged to have over 13 miles of beaches along the Atlantic Ocean.

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Autumn Beaches Marketplace

The Slippery Slope of Paid Beach Parking

Editor’s note: Contributing columnist, Steve Nicklas, expresses his views and insight on various topics in Marketplace column. ___STEVE’S MARKETPLACE___ Pay-To-Play A proposal from Fernandina Beach officials to charge for parking at the city’s beaches has encountered an icy reception. It is a slippery slope. A majority of commissioners essentially wants to charge visitors to use […]

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Perspective Spring

Beautiful Bird’s-Eye View of the St. Marys River

EYES IN THE SKY: Glimpse Amelia and Cumberland islands and follow the St. Marys River between Florida-Georgia from Atlantic Ocean to Okefenokee Swamp.