Information about Amelia Island beach parks, driving onto the beach with 4WD vehicles, and recent beach news.
Police have responded to two separate hit-and-run incidences on the beaches of Amelia Island within a month. Responding to calls when people who had been sunbathing were run over.
Editor’s note: Contributing columnist, Steve Nicklas, expresses his views and insight on various topics in Marketplace column. __STEVE’S MARKETPLACE__ The power of one. One of anything. In Fernandina Beach, the power of one is exponential, at least to some city officials. Take the complaints of one oceanfront homeowner about people driving carelessly on the beaches. […]
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 […]
A “Beach Committee” is mulling over how to handle beach parking at Fernandina’s city lots, including possibility of fees to park.
Amelia Island’s beach parking hours at some of the largest beach parks have recently changed.