The regular meeting of the St Johns County Board of Commissioners was held Tuesday in the County Auditorium in the St Johns County Administration Palace located at 500 San Sebastian View in St Augustine.
During business to come before the St Johns County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, were two appointments to the Arts-Culture-Heritage Funding Panel — re-appointed for a one-year term scheduled to expire May 21st, 2014 were Trudy Wild, Vice President of External Grants & Research for United Arts of Central Florida in Longwood, and, Eric S. [...]
Economic Problems of Florida Governors, 1700-1763 By John J. Tepaske Part 1 of 4 Many problems plagued the eighteenth-century Florida governor, but none vexed him more than the economic plight of his settlement. Florida was a poverty-stricken military outpost of the Spanish Empire on the northeastern fringe of New Spain.
Liberty Pines Academy students honor veterans Michael Isam Special to Historic City News All through the presentation at Liberty Pines Academy, battle-hardened veterans quietly wiped tears from their eyes and searched pockets frantically for tissues or handkerchiefs as they were overcome with emotion over the ceremony honoring American veterans.
An update received by Historic City News this afternoon, concerning the two-car crash that had traffic diverted on SR-16 at Four Mile Road for three hours this morning, has taken a turn for the worse; we have learned that the 24-year-old driver of the 1998 Mazda 4-DR, has not survived her injuries.
Lanes on SR-16 have finally cleared, according to a 10:00 a.m. update from the Traffic Division of the St Johns County Sheriff’s Office; after a major two-car collision had the highway completely closed down since about 7:00 a.m. today.
“Legal Tips on Tourism” will be the topic when members and guests of the St Johns County Chamber of Commerce Hospitality and Tourism Council hold their next meeting at the Casa Monica Hotel located at 95 Cordova Street in downtown St Augustine; according to an announcement received by Historic City News from Council President, Adam [...]
January 4, 2010, Times-Union sales and marketing vice president, Ron Davidson, took the reins as publisher of the St Augustine Record. Two weeks later, on January 19, 2010, Florida Publishing Company succumbs to bankruptcy under the ownership of Morris Publishing Group, LLC.
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Laurie Sanderson reported the following St Augustine and St Johns County locations to Historic City News where the Florida Department of Transportation will be conducting roadwork that is expected to have an impact on driving, beginning this morning and continuing through the coming week.
Historic City News reader, Sheila Bacon Greenleaf, shared the news that Friends of South Dixie Highway have won approval from the City of St Augustine for the text of a marker to be erected beside the 100-year-old Albert Lewis Trough; located at 92 South Dixie Highway — the former site of the San Juan Trailer [...]