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GOVERNMENT

City’s budget process comes to a close

City’s budget process comes to a close

City’s budget process comes to a close Second and last public hearing is Thursday, September 25 at 5:05pm The mayor and St Augustine city commissioners are wrapping up work on and poised to adopt a budget for the fiscal year 2014-2015 this week.  All that remains is the final second public hearing which will be […]

September 20, 2014 | By More
Airport Authority – five years without ad valorem tax assessments

Airport Authority – five years without ad valorem tax assessments

Edward R. Wuellner, Executive Director of the St. Augustine ‐ St. Johns County Airport Authority, reported that at last night’s meeting, the members voted not to assess ad valorem taxes.

September 16, 2014 | By More

COMMUNITY

Judge awards seized livestock to Sheriff for auction

Judge awards seized livestock to Sheriff for auction

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office was awarded 39 large animals following a court proceeding Wednesday. The animals were seized on August 22nd from a home on Nikolitch Avenue in Flagler Estates.

September 18, 2014 | By More
Semifinalists named in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program

Semifinalists named in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation, Evanston, Illinois, announced to local Historic City News reporters that five local high school students in St Augustine and St Johns County schools have been selected to be included with approximately 16,000 other semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

September 17, 2014 | By More

HISTORIC CITY 9-1-1

Citizen watchdog snaps photo of possible graffiti vandal

Citizen watchdog snaps photo of possible graffiti vandal

Historic City News has learned that a concerned citizen photographed the young man shown walking along the sidewalk of San Marco Avenue after he is said to have painted “Be God” in black paint on the roadway.

September 18, 2014 | By More
Vandals strike with anti-religious graffiti

Vandals strike with anti-religious graffiti

Graffiti is one of the most senseless forms of vandalism possible since it does nothing to endear anyone to a cause and it is universally removed without much fanfare. Historic City News reporters found two recent incidents that appear to be linked to an anti-religious message; one across the Plaza from the Cathedral and the […]

September 17, 2014 | By More

BUSINESS

Amato announces career after First Coast News

Amato announces career after First Coast News

Last month Historic City News readers missed a face that had started their day for the last 20 years when Eric Land, president and general manager of First Coast News, announced that Good Morning Jacksonville news anchor Phil Amato had resigned.

September 16, 2014 | By More
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

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3rd Annual Clean Water Music Fest

3rd Annual Clean Water Music Fest

3rd Annual Clean Water Music FestSaturday, September 27, 2014 For a complete list of events go to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall website.

September 20, 2014 | By More
Housing Finance Authority Meeting Schedule

Housing Finance Authority Meeting Schedule

Housing Finance Authority 2014 Meeting Schedule All meetings are held at the Health and Human Services Conference Room, 1955 US 1 South, St. Augustine. Any changes in dates, times, or meeting rooms will be posted. Meetings held on fourth Thursday of the month at 3:00 p.m. January 23, 2014 February 27, 2014 March 27, 2014 […]

September 18, 2014 | By More
Guest Column: Help mosquito control keep the county disease-free

Guest Column: Help mosquito control keep the county disease-free

Guest Column: Help mosquito control keep the county disease-free by Cory ‘Duke’ Mara St Augustine, FL With a new reported case of West Nile Virus earlier this week in Volusia County now is the time to be prepared.

September 17, 2014 | By More
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