GOVERNMENT

Juvenile Justice boots Youth Services International

Juvenile Justice boots Youth Services International

Historic City News has learned that the private company, Youth Services International, can no longer respond to a current invitation to negotiate the contract for the St. Johns Juvenile Correctional Facility Florida because the Department of Juvenile Justice has canceled a contract with the controversial operator of a 40-bed residential facility in Santa Rosa County.

August 26, 2014 | By More
Birchim appointed City Director of Planning and Building

Birchim appointed City Director of Planning and Building

St. Augustine City Manager John Regan announced to Historic City News that David Birchim has been promoted to the position of Planning and Building Director. Birchim, a near 17-year veteran of the department, has been serving as interim director since the announced retirement of Mark Knight. The promotion is effective today, Tuesday, August 26.

August 26, 2014 | By More

COMMUNITY

Suspicious vehicle spotted at bus stops

Suspicious vehicle spotted at bus stops

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Special Victims Unit is asking Historic City News readers to help locate or identify the driver of a panel van seen loitering in and cruising the area of several school bus stops over the past week.

August 26, 2014 | By More
District 3 Commissioner Bill McClure is guest speaker

District 3 Commissioner Bill McClure is guest speaker

St Augustine Tea Party chairman, Lance Thate, invited Historic City News readers to attend on Election Night, Tuesday August 26, 2014 – 6:30pm, when St Johns County District 3 commissioner Bill McClure will be the special guest speaker.

August 24, 2014 | By More

HISTORIC CITY 9-1-1

South beaches closed to vehicular traffic

South beaches closed to vehicular traffic

Historic City News readers are advised that due to persistent northeast winds, elevated surf, and beach flooding associated with Hurricane Cristobal, St. Augustine Beach, Crescent Beach, and Butler Beach are temporarily closed to vehicular traffic.

August 26, 2014 | By More
Wildfires affect roadways in St Johns County

Wildfires affect roadways in St Johns County

The Florida Highway Patrol informed Historic City News that troopers continue to monitor a wildfire in the area east of I-95 and south of International Golf Parkway.

August 24, 2014 | By More

BUSINESS

San Sebastian Harbor details coming to light

San Sebastian Harbor details coming to light

Historic City News editor, Michael Gold, met with Don McCormick, Director of Business Development for Humphrey Realty this afternoon; the entity managing the development of the Doubletree by Hilton on San Marco Avenue at Old Mission Avenue, and the new owners of the long vacant land to be developed into the San Sebastian Inland Harbor.

August 20, 2014 | By More
San Sebastian Inland Harbor has new owner

San Sebastian Inland Harbor has new owner

Historic City News has learned that real estate owned through foreclosure by a Wells Fargo Bank affiliate has been sold to a central Florida family involved in a number of property investment projects throughout Florida for a reported $4.75 million.

August 19, 2014 | By More

St Augustine | St Johns County | Historic Coast News

Board of County Commission Regular Meeting Schedule

Board of County Commission Regular Meeting Schedule

St. Johns County Board of County Commission 2014 Regular Meeting Schedule The St. Johns County Board of County Commission Meetings are held the first and third Tuesdays each month commencing at 9:00 am in the St. Johns County Auditorium located at 500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine, FL. The Board reserves the right to cancel […]

August 26, 2014 | By More
Letter: Please ignore the lies in the recent attack brochures

Letter: Please ignore the lies in the recent attack brochures

Letter: Please ignore the lies in the recent attack brochures   Kim J. Kendall County Commission Candidate St Johns County, FL   Another offensive brochure arrived in mailboxes of Republican voters; sent using mailing permit number 4390. This one accuses me of support for Obama’s common core. All of you know that nothing could be […]

August 25, 2014 | By More
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