Residents are worried their little slice of paradise is getting sliced up by unchecked development. Some growth is good; too much growth, uncontrolled, is bad. We are teetering on the latter.
News of another potential Amelia Island development project of grand scale quickly got the attention of local media and island residents. It’s a really big deal on this small barrier island.
An island development controversy arose recently when concern was raised about whether a new community under construction was being built on property that is “conservation” land.
New hotel? Oceanfront condos? Conjecture hovers over large undeveloped acreage with beach frontage on the south end of Amelia Island.