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GOVERNMENT

Airport Authority – five years without ad valorem tax assessments

Airport Authority – five years without ad valorem tax assessments

Edward R. Wuellner, Executive Director of the St. Augustine ‐ St. Johns County Airport Authority, reported that at last night’s meeting, the members voted not to assess ad valorem taxes.

September 16, 2014 | By More
VA doesn’t know where their veterans live

VA doesn’t know where their veterans live

Historic City News has received a copy of a letter from Assistant County Administrator Jerry Cameron to Thomas Wisnieski, Director of the North Florida and South Georgia Veterans Health System, concerning the Veterans Administration Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) location in St. Johns County, that indicates the the VA doesn’t know where their veterans actually […]

September 13, 2014 | By More

COMMUNITY

Reminding everyone to watch out for cyclists this weekend

Reminding everyone to watch out for cyclists this weekend

Reminding everyone to watch out for cyclists this weekend Velo Fest supporting MS150 with bicycle parking By Heather Neville, Director Special to Historic City News Velo Fest Community Initiative will be supporting the 2200 rider strong Bike MS150 this weekend. As riders take to the road on a 179 mile journey starting in Ponte Vedra […]

September 16, 2014 | By More
Downtown Ron Brown retires as City Attorney

Downtown Ron Brown retires as City Attorney

City Manager John Regan shared an inside iggy with the audience of over 100 attendees last night when he introduced the guest of honor during a three-hour retirement celebration for St Augustine City Attorney, Ronald Wayne Brown. Regan says some folks around City Hall get it, but he’s never really explained the nickname “Downtown Ron […]

September 16, 2014 | By More

HISTORIC CITY 9-1-1

Johnson Sentenced to Death in FSU Student Slaying

Johnson Sentenced to Death in FSU Student Slaying

A Louisiana man convicted of First Degree Murder and Kidnapping to Facilitate a Felony was sentenced to death Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Kentrell Feronti Johnson, 43, had previously been convicted of those charges at the end of June of this year. Circuit Judge Raul Zambrano, who presided over the trial and penalty phase of Johnson’s […]

September 16, 2014 | By More
Reports from the St Augustine Police Department

Reports from the St Augustine Police Department

A 44-year-old St Augustine man was stopped by St Augustine police officers this week because the vehicle he was driving matched the description of a car used in a theft from Target. A computer check on the driver, David Albert Turner who resides at 142 Dory Road in St Augustine, revealed that he was operating […]

September 13, 2014 | By More

BUSINESS

Amato announces career after First Coast News

Amato announces career after First Coast News

Last month Historic City News readers missed a face that had started their day for the last 20 years when Eric Land, president and general manager of First Coast News, announced that Good Morning Jacksonville news anchor Phil Amato had resigned.

September 16, 2014 | By More
Public dollars used to pay for private schools

Public dollars used to pay for private schools

Public dollars used to pay for private schools For-profit charters schools blossom Jacksonville Business Journal Nikolai Vitti, superintendent of Duval County Public Schools, spoke to a reporter with the Jacksonville Business Journal yesterday to express his concern with what he sees as a growing threat to public education from private for-profit charter schools.

September 12, 2014 | By More

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Johns Creek Parkway Traffic Solutions Public Meeting

Johns Creek Parkway Traffic Solutions Public Meeting

Johns Creek Parkway Traffic Solutions Public Meeting7 p.m. / September 23251 Huffner Hill Circle, St. Augustine, FL 32092 St. Johns County Traffic Operations will host a meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, September 23 in the Johns Creek Community Center, 251 Huffner Hill Circle, St. Augustine, FL 32092, to consider traffic concerns for […]

September 16, 2014 | By More
Volunteers Needed at the Council on Aging

Volunteers Needed at the Council on Aging

Opportunities are available to volunteer for one or more of the following positions through the Council on Aging and Coastal Community Center, according to an announcement received by Historic City News from Ginny Draper this week. If you would like to apply, contact Draper or Elise Moloney at 904-209-3686 for more information.

September 15, 2014 | By More
Foster Parent Pre-Service Training Schedule

Foster Parent Pre-Service Training Schedule

2014-2015 FOSTER CARE/ADOPTIONPRE-SERVICE CLASS SCHEDULE Meetings are held on Monday evenings from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at 1955 US1 South (just south of the 312 intersection), St. Augustine, FL 32086. Use the building entrance facing US 1 and the duck pond. Location may be changing in late February 2015 due to FIP program office relocation. For information: […]

September 15, 2014 | By More
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