Barbara Petersen, President of the First Amendment Foundation, describes reforms to Florida’s broad public records laws which passed through a Florida senate panel yesterday, as “fabulous”. A companion bill, HB 1151, by Rep. Dave Hood, R-Daytona Beach, is pending in the House.
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Sen Ted Cruz energizes annual conservative conference By: Hannah Bleau Citizen journalist and Flagler College student, Hannah Bleau, is attending the Conservative Political Action Conference 2014 in Washington D.C., and, as a Historic City News intern covering political stories, she filed this report on the grand opening ceremonies.
Civil Air Patrol Captain Dennis Maloney, reports to Historic City News that local Cadet Master Sergeant Roman Leone has been selected by the Air Force Association as the “Squadron Cadet of the Year”.
During this morning’s meeting of the St Johns County Commission, an agreement was reached on the sale of several acres of maritime hammock nature trails, the 1876 historic keepers’ house and two Victorian-era summer kitchens as well as a garage and U.S. Coast Guard barracks from the WWII period that surround the St Augustine Lighthouse.
Historic City News was informed that one lane of Woodlawn Avenue is closed due to a single-vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. St Johns County deputies and emergency vehicles are in the area of Woodlawn Avenue west of Lewis Speedway. The investigation is continuing. Check back for updates later today.
Circuit Judge J. Michael Traynor imposed the life sentence on 43-year-old Christopher Linus Fries, for the September 10, 2011 murder of 29-year-old Paul Crookshank in the parking lot of the Gigglin’ Gator pub.
Stills have operated illegally in St Johns County since before prohibition, with corn mash readily available from Elkton and Hastings; and today, the latest still on Riberia Street opens to the public — but this time, the owner won’t be carted off to jail.
Historic City News has learned more about the owner’s plans for the property known as “Flagler Crossing” on San Sebastian View at US-1, where clearing and land preparation has been underway for several months. The parcel involved is immediately south of the St Johns County Administrative Palace, west of the Florida East Coast Railway tracks.
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AGENDAMID-ANASTASIA DESIGN REVIEW BOARDMarch 13, 2014 at 3:00 P.MConference Room 1 A/B, Permit Center4040 Lewis SpeedwaySt. Augustine, FL 32084 Please be advised that the Mid-Anastasia Design Review Board will hold a Meeting on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. in Conference Room 1 A/B at the Permit Center located at 4040 Lewis Speedway, St. […]
If you are a candidate for a political office, tonight’s candidate workshop, hosted by St Johns County Supervisor of Elections Vicky Oakes, was where you needed to be. About 22 St Johns County men and women, veteran reporter Peter Guinta, Historic City News editor Michael Gold, and two senior staff members from the Elections Office, […]
As Historic City News readers prepare to take out their constitutional rights and give them a little exercise in the next couple of weeks, some great activity ideas have been shared with the office by fellow citizen watchdogs who are participating in “Sunshine Week” March 16th – 22nd, 2014.