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GOVERNMENT

VA doesn’t know where their veterans live

VA doesn’t know where their veterans live

Historic City News has received a copy of a letter from Assistant County Administrator Jerry Cameron to Thomas Wisnieski, Director of the North Florida and South Georgia Veterans Health System, concerning the Veterans Administration Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) location in St. Johns County, that indicates the the VA doesn’t know where their veterans actually […]

September 13, 2014 | By More
Commission split on value of 450th Commemoration

Commission split on value of 450th Commemoration

During tonight’s first public budget hearing of a proposed budget of more than $56 million, the five members of the St Augustine City Commission replayed last Monday night’s regular commission meeting when Vice Mayor Nancy Sikes Kline and Commissioner Leanna Freeman said “no” to a beefed-up budget for the 450th Commemoration department.

September 11, 2014 | By More

COMMUNITY

Guard recognizes 449 years of civilian service

Guard recognizes 449 years of civilian service

Guard recognizes 449 years of civilian service By Michael Isam Special to Historic City News At the appointed hour of 3:00 p.m., on Friday, September 12, the order was barked to bring members of the Florida National Guard to attention. Thus began the “Retreat” ceremony. Like a well oiled machine, guard members performed admirably giving […]

September 13, 2014 | By More
FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

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.

September 12, 2014 | By More

HISTORIC CITY 9-1-1

Reports from the St Augustine Police Department

Reports from the St Augustine Police Department

A 44-year-old St Augustine man was stopped by St Augustine police officers this week because the vehicle he was driving matched the description of a car used in a theft from Target. A computer check on the driver, David Albert Turner who resides at 142 Dory Road in St Augustine, revealed that he was operating […]

September 13, 2014 | By More
Arrest made as 2013 homicide investigation concludes

Arrest made as 2013 homicide investigation concludes

Investigators from the Florida Highway Patrol brought charges today against the driver in the fatal traffic crash that occurred on March 28, 2013.

September 12, 2014 | By More

BUSINESS

Public dollars used to pay for private schools

Public dollars used to pay for private schools

Public dollars used to pay for private schools For-profit charters schools blossom Jacksonville Business Journal Nikolai Vitti, superintendent of Duval County Public Schools, spoke to a reporter with the Jacksonville Business Journal yesterday to express his concern with what he sees as a growing threat to public education from private for-profit charter schools.

September 12, 2014 | By More
Frontier expands service in St Augustine to Washington DC

Frontier expands service in St Augustine to Washington DC

Frontier Airlines began nonstop service from Northeast Florida Regional Airport in St. Augustine, to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Frontier also offers nonstop service from Northeast Florida Regional Airport to Trenton Mercer Airport in Trenton/Princeton, NJ. Historic City News was on hand on May 2nd when Frontier restored commercial airline service to the local airport; […]

September 8, 2014 | By More

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Foster Parent Pre-Service Training Schedule

Foster Parent Pre-Service Training Schedule

2014-2015 FOSTER CARE/ADOPTIONPRE-SERVICE CLASS SCHEDULE Meetings are held on Monday evenings from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at 1955 US1 South (just south of the 312 intersection), St. Augustine, FL 32086. Use the building entrance facing US 1 and the duck pond. Location may be changing in late February 2015 due to FIP program office relocation. For information: […]

September 15, 2014 | By More
Guest Column: Long past time for zoning review

Guest Column: Long past time for zoning review

Guest Column: Long past time for zoning review John Valdes St Augustine, FL Once again the need for the City of St. Augustine to review its zoning regulations became obvious to me and many others at a recent Planning and Zoning Board meeting, at which a property owner intended to turn the old castle at […]

September 12, 2014 | By More
Patriot Day: Thirteen years after the American tragedy

Patriot Day: Thirteen years after the American tragedy

This morning a small group of residents and visitors joined a complement of fire academy cadets, city and county firefighters and emergency medical personnel, police officers, and representatives from other law enforcement agencies, to remember the American tragedy that introduced a new term to the national vocabulary — Nine-Eleven.

September 11, 2014 | By More
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