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GOVERNMENT

Seraphin given 30-day notice of termination

Seraphin given 30-day notice of termination

Historic City News was informed today that Charlie Seraphin, the man who appeared on the city payroll in 2012, earning $70,000 a year plus benefits to augment the 450th Commemoration fundraising efforts of Dana Ste. Claire and the defunct First America Foundation before him, has been terminated.

October 29, 2014 | By More
City waste water treatment staff receives award

City waste water treatment staff receives award

Two staff members for the city’s Public Works Department reported to Historic City News that two staff members were recently recognized for the department’s pioneering work in the treatment of waste water. Martha Graham, Director of Public Works, and Glabra Skipp, Environmental Compliance Analyst, were recipients of the Gascoigne Waste Water Treatment Plant Operational Improvement […]

October 29, 2014 | By More

COMMUNITY

City fire department grows by four new firefighters

City fire department grows by four new firefighters

Historic City News was informed that a swearing-in ceremony was held at noon today at the St. Augustine Fire Department on Malaga Street; recognizing four new firefighters being added to the ranks of the city’s firefighting elite.

October 30, 2014 | By More
St Augustine commission finds sufficiency for two appeals

St Augustine commission finds sufficiency for two appeals

During the Monday night meeting of the St Augustine City Commission, Historic City News watched as the commissioners found that objectors to two controversial permits that have been issued by the city each have legal standing to advance their appeals at a future meeting.

October 29, 2014 | By More

HISTORIC CITY 9-1-1

Payne’s termination final after discipline hearing no-show

Payne’s termination final after discipline hearing no-show

Former St Johns County Sheriff’s Sergeant and public information officer, Catherine Lynn Payne, got her wish today when she chose to stay home instead of attending a preliminary discipline hearing that convened this afternoon to review several charges sustained during the internal affairs investigation since her October 21st arrest.

October 27, 2014 | By More
Payne shares version of events prior to arrest

Payne shares version of events prior to arrest

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office sergeant Historic City News reported was arrested Tuesday night on kidnapping charges after she picked up her 6-year-old son from school and drove to Fernandina Beach; broke her silence, releasing a three-page letter explaining her actions.

October 24, 2014 | By More

BUSINESS

Heritage Foundation economist addresses EDC breakfast

Heritage Foundation economist addresses EDC breakfast

At the St. Johns County Chamber Economic Development Council’s Quarterly breakfast on Friday, Stephen Moore, chief economist at The Heritage Institute, told Historic City News that he is critical of the pace of the Country’s economic recovery since the 2008 collapse. However, the Wall Street Journal’s former economic editor also expressed a bullish fiscal prognosis […]

October 29, 2014 | By More
Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts will replace Holiday Isle

Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts will replace Holiday Isle

Mark Ellert, President of Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts & Lodges, announced to Historic City News today its plans to open the company’s third Florida resort on St. Augustine Beach, Florida.

October 24, 2014 | By More

St Augustine | St Johns County | Historic Coast News

Guest Column: Mara has a plan

Guest Column: Mara has a plan

Guest Column: Mara has a plan As most of you know, I am running for Anastasia Mosquito Control District, Seat 2. Our campaign has been an interesting journey. We ran a clean positive campaign. Our race got a lot of attention. Many of you have already voted.

October 29, 2014 | By More
Board of County Commission Regular Meeting Schedule

Board of County Commission Regular Meeting Schedule

St. Johns County Board of County Commission 2014 Regular Meeting Schedule The St. Johns County Board of County Commission Meetings are held the first and third Tuesdays each month commencing at 9:00 am in the St. Johns County Auditorium located at 500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine, FL. The Board reserves the right to cancel […]

October 28, 2014 | By More
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