GOVERNMENT

“Write-ins” withdraw – Smith elected

“Write-ins” withdraw – Smith elected

In a maybe-not-too-surprising move, Historic City News was informed by Supervisor of Elections Vicky Oakes today that the write-in candidates who closed the Primary Elections have officially withdrawn their names from consideration; causing one county commissioner to be elected without opposition, while the other still faces a challenger whose name will appear on the General […]

August 28, 2014 | By More
Appeal Court blasts city for refusing transcript of “shade meeting”

Appeal Court blasts city for refusing transcript of “shade meeting”

Historic City News reporters learned that yesterday, the Second District Court of Appeal issued a highly critical opinion of the City of St Petersburg Beach for refusing to release a copy of a public record documenting the discussion in a closed-door meeting attended by elected city officials.

August 28, 2014 | By More

COMMUNITY

San Marco Avenue to receive shared-lane pavement markings

San Marco Avenue to receive shared-lane pavement markings

The Public Works Department of the City of St Augustine has announced to local Historic City News reporters that in about six-weeks, shared-lane pavement markings, known as sharrows, will be added to San Marco Avenue from May Street and West Castillo Drive.

August 28, 2014 | By More
Davis Shores warned about September water conditions

Davis Shores warned about September water conditions

The City of St Augustine is warning Davis Shores residents, both north and south of Anastasia Boulevard, to be expecting reduced water pressure and possibly discolored water during the month of September.

August 27, 2014 | By More

HISTORIC CITY 9-1-1

88-year-old pedestrian struck in crosswalk at beach

88-year-old pedestrian struck in crosswalk at beach

Historic City News has learned that an 88-year-old St Augustine Beach woman who was walking in the crosswalk of A1A-Beach Boulevard in the area of Whispering Oaks Circle, was struck by a passing vehicle and suffered possible life-threatening injuries at 8:20 a.m. this morning.

August 30, 2014 | By More
Charles answers some questions about home shooting

Charles answers some questions about home shooting

Jacksonville attorney Hank Coxe is representing former St Augustine Beach Mayor Frank Charles in the shooting incident that occurred at Charles’ residence in the 4600 block of Pecos Court in Cimarrone at about 3:30 a.m. Friday night.

August 27, 2014 | By More

BUSINESS

San Sebastian Harbor details coming to light

San Sebastian Harbor details coming to light

Historic City News editor, Michael Gold, met with Don McCormick, Director of Business Development for Humphrey Realty this afternoon; the entity managing the development of the Doubletree by Hilton on San Marco Avenue at Old Mission Avenue, and the new owners of the long vacant land to be developed into the San Sebastian Inland Harbor.

August 20, 2014 | By More
San Sebastian Inland Harbor has new owner

San Sebastian Inland Harbor has new owner

Historic City News has learned that real estate owned through foreclosure by a Wells Fargo Bank affiliate has been sold to a central Florida family involved in a number of property investment projects throughout Florida for a reported $4.75 million.

August 19, 2014 | By More

St Augustine | St Johns County | Historic Coast News

ZZ Top and Jeff Beck Concert

ZZ Top and Jeff Beck Concert

ZZ Top and Jeff BeckSunday, September 7, 2014 For a complete list of events go to the Amphitheatre website.

August 31, 2014 | By More
Letter: Cook say he will continue to stay involved

Letter: Cook say he will continue to stay involved

Letter: Cook say he will continue to stay involved Denver Cook Nocatee, FL Dear Editor and Historic City News readers: This campaign has been an amazing process and I wanted to thank my wife Michelle, my daughters Mia and Piper, my neighbors and my supporters who had such faith and belief in the message of […]

August 29, 2014 | By More
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