Florida’s Chief Financial Officer, Jeff Atwater, (R) was touring St Augustine this morning and stopped to speak with Historic City News and Vice-Mayor Nancy Sikes-Kline, who was waving her campaign sign at the west end of the Bridge of Lions as the last week of early voting comes to an end.
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.
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.
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.
Historic City News previously reported that 53-year-old Anastasia Island resident, Robert Dale Louk, had been struck by a passing white Toyota pick-up truck just before midnight on July 8, 2014, and left to die in the middle of SR-A1A. He succumbed to his injuries and died at Flagler Hospital in St Augustine the following morning.
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.
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 […]
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.