Cumberland Island, Delightful Day Trip

Highly recommended for nature lovers is a day trip to Amelia Island’s next door neighbor, Cumberland Island, GA. Immerse oneself in a beautiful, natural setting and explore fascinating history.

This Seashore Superhero Saves Lives

Some may be shocked to learn the value of the horseshoe crab species to mankind. Instrumental in saving lives around the world, they are in growing need to be saved themselves.

Amelia Island Restaurant News

Editor’s note: Contributing columnist, Steve Nicklas, expresses his views and insight on various topics in Marketplace column. ___STEVE’S MARKETPLACE___ Amelia Island Dining Scene A merry-go-round of Amelia Island restaurants continues to spin, with new establishments climbing on and others getting thrown off. The latest restaurant to depart the wheel of fortune/misfortune is longtime favorite Barbara […]

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 […]