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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

Downtown Ron Brown retires as City Attorney

Downtown Ron Brown retires as City Attorney

City Manager John Regan shared an inside iggy with the audience of over 100 attendees last night when he introduced the guest of honor during a three-hour retirement celebration for St Augustine City Attorney, Ronald Wayne Brown. Regan says some folks around City Hall get it, but he’s never really explained the nickname “Downtown Ron […]

September 16, 2014 | By More
Volunteers Needed at the Council on Aging

Volunteers Needed at the Council on Aging

Opportunities are available to volunteer for one or more of the following positions through the Council on Aging and Coastal Community Center, according to an announcement received by Historic City News from Ginny Draper this week. If you would like to apply, contact Draper or Elise Moloney at 904-209-3686 for more information.

September 15, 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

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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Johns Creek Parkway Traffic Solutions Public Meeting

Johns Creek Parkway Traffic Solutions Public Meeting

Johns Creek Parkway Traffic Solutions Public Meeting7 p.m. / September 23251 Huffner Hill Circle, St. Augustine, FL 32092 St. Johns County Traffic Operations will host a meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, September 23 in the Johns Creek Community Center, 251 Huffner Hill Circle, St. Augustine, FL 32092, to consider traffic concerns for […]

September 16, 2014 | By More
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: Has anyone noticed it is an election year?

Guest Column: Has anyone noticed it is an election year?

Guest Column: Has anyone noticed it is an election year? Pat Reilly St Augustine, FL I say we should have an election every year.  Just look at all the activity. It reminds me of what you see when you turn the jets on in a Jacuzzi; a whole lot of foam at the top, but […]

September 12, 2014 | By More
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