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GOVERNMENT

Voters say “enough” County GOP resolves no tax increase

Voters say “enough” County GOP resolves no tax increase

Thursday night, April 10th, during a somewhat contentious meeting of the Republican Party in St Johns County, Chairman Sean Mulhall held a discussion on a motion to adopt a resolution of the Executive Committee supporting lower taxation and economic freedom.

April 11, 2014 | By More
Democrat stalls on emergency gun Bill – short of Zombie apocalypse

Democrat stalls on emergency gun Bill – short of Zombie apocalypse

Friday vote will decide future for Florida gun Bills Historic City News learned that the bill allowing gun owners to pack their weapons when fleeing a hurricane or other emergency is moving swiftly in the Florida Legislature. Yesterday, Florida Current reporter Bill Cotterell caught Representative Heather Dawes Fitzenhagen as she explained her bill that would […]

April 10, 2014 | By More

COMMUNITY

St Johns County wildlife officer named State’s Officer of the Year

St Johns County wildlife officer named State’s Officer of the Year

St Johns County Fish and Wildlife Conservation officer, Lee Lawshe, has received the agency’s 2014 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award, according to an announcement received by Historic City News this morning.

April 16, 2014 | By More
Bryan Wrigley remembered during Monday ride

Bryan Wrigley remembered during Monday ride

Historic City News reported in April 2011, that a 23-year-old University of St Augustine student, Bryan B Wrigley, had been killed in a hit-and-run crash as he was riding his bicycle along West King Street. He will be remembered during an annual bike parade, held in his honor, on Monday April 14th, 5:30 p.m.; leaving […]

April 14, 2014 | By More

HISTORIC CITY 9-1-1

St Augustine police department reports incidents

St Augustine police department reports incidents

Historic City News was notified this morning by St Augustine Police Public Information Officer Mark Samson of the following police calls that have been responded to by the department since last weekend. The information contained in this report is taken from sources deemed reliable; the accuracy and completeness of which Historic City News does not […]

April 16, 2014 | By More
Police capture three armed robbers last night

Police capture three armed robbers last night

Historic City News was informed that St Augustine Police have arrested three men involved in an armed robbery that took place in the area of South Whitney and Madeore Streets.  The crime occurred a few minutes before midnight yesterday.  No injuries were reported during the robbery or subsequent arrest.

April 15, 2014 | By More

BUSINESS

Will St Augustine or St Johns County attract aquarium?

Will St Augustine or St Johns County attract aquarium?

Shawn and Kathy Hiester are continuing their search for a location to house an 8,000 square-foot marine aquarium; even though neither one of them has ever operated such an attraction, nor, as reported by Historic City News this weekend, have they been received with open arms by members of the Lincolnville community.

April 14, 2014 | By More
Estate auction of Pot Belly’s memorabilia

Estate auction of Pot Belly’s memorabilia

July 25, 1986 will be remembered by Historic City News readers as the date that a St Augustine landmark was born; or, reborn, so to speak. In a building once used as a grocery store (Snyder’s) and later a farm and garden supply store (St Johns Farmers Supply) located on Granada Street, Kenny Pearson introduced […]

April 14, 2014 | By More

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Todd Snider Show

Todd Snider Show

Todd SniderWednesday, April 23, 2014 For a complete list of events go to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall website.

April 16, 2014 | By More
TDC Meeting – Cancelled

TDC Meeting – Cancelled

MEETING CANCELLED Tourist Development Council Regular MeetingMonday, April 21, 2014 The Tourist Development Council meeting scheduled for Monday, April 21, 2014 has been cancelled. The next meeting will be on Monday, May 19, 2014.

April 14, 2014 | By More
Devlin reportedly lost $1 Million on 7-Eleven deal

Devlin reportedly lost $1 Million on 7-Eleven deal

Despite months of picketing, demonstrations, and protests in opposition of the vacant commercial property located at the intersection of May Street and San Marco Avenue, becoming the site of a 7-Eleven convenience store with 12 gasoline pumps, Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m., Historic City News confirmed that the property has been sold.

April 12, 2014 | By More
Riberia Point – Aquarium not likely to proceed

Riberia Point – Aquarium not likely to proceed

Somebody can call the time-of-death on the latest Riberia Point project that has failed in the court of public opinion. And, after last week’s town hall style public workshop held at the Willie Galimore Community Center, it seems clear that if the City proposes any plan that introduces, or increases, commercial traffic at the south […]

April 12, 2014 | By More
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