There are not too many people that Historic City News readers might know that are more pro-law enforcement than me. I went to community college using law enforcement administration grants, received my Associate of Science in Criminal Justice, and, later, my Bachelor of Science in Public Administration, with honors.
Archive for June, 2008
In an interview this afternoon for Historic City News, Scott Featherstone, Owner of G’pops Kitchen, gave us the grand tour so that we could bring our readers up to date on all the improvements since opening their new restaurant in the former Topaz location which closed earlier this year.
Historic City News was advised yesterday evening of the arrest of a St. George Street man, his 16 year old stepson and a 19 year old man. The three were nabbed in an ongoing surveillance of public parking areas that have been the recent targets of auto burglaries along A1A.
The weather held up last night and the community turned out at the St. Augustine Skeet Club to show their support for County Commission candidate Randy Brunson at a fundraising benefit sponsored by several long time St. Johns County businessmen and friends of the candidate.
Media Relations Officer Kevin Kelshaw notified Historic City News that a male suspect is being sought by the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office in connection with a burglary of an occupied residence in the 1100 block of Ashmore Dr. that occurred earlier this afternoon.
It is another election year. There will be a test on August 26, 2008 that will settle a number of local issues. There will be another test on November 4, 2008 that, for some, will be the “final exam” of their past performance in political office — for others it will deliver a message concerning […]
In an announcement received by Historic City News from Linda B. Dixon, AICP, Assistant Director of Facilities Planning and Construction Division of the University of Florida, we were updated about meetings going on today regarding the State-owned historic properties in downtown St. Augustine.
A male suspect is being sought in connection with a robbery and shooting at a SR 312 restaurant late Sunday night according to a media alert received by Historic City News this morning. Deputies responded to a report of a shooting of the female manager of Applebees at 11:15 p.m. Sunday.
Sgt. Charles Mulligan with the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office has informed Historic City News that after coordinated discussions with The Florida Highway Patrol, the St. Johns County Sheriffâ€™s Office will take the lead investigative position in last nights Interstate shooting incidents.
Since at least 1905, as best as can be determined, at least one St. Johns County constitutional officer has had opposition according to Vicky Oakes, Assistant Supervisor of Elections in a conversation with Historic City News this afternoon. At the close of qualifying week for candidates seeking county office, which ended today at noon, every […]
St. Augustineâ€™s annual “Fireworks Over The Matanzas” draws more people–and cars–into the downtown area than any other single event all year long. A growing trend in recent years has been the use of bicycles by those who live close to downtown or carpooling with friends to minimize the number of cars in need of a […]
Over the years the St. Augustine Police Department has refined a traffic plan that moves vehicles safely and as quickly as possible out of the downtown area following the fireworks according to Cathy DuPont with the Department of Public Affairs. Dupont informed Historic City News that this plan includes using King Streetâ€™s turning lane as […]
Wednesday night, a 21-year old St. Johns County man was arrested on charges of impersonating a police officer, carrying a concealed firearm and use of a firearm while committing a felony according to records from the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office that were supplied to Historic City News by Media Relations Officer Kevin Kelshaw.
Gypsy Cab Company continues to offer their popular “Dinner and a Movie” monthly event to benefit the St. Johns Cultural Council; the next performance is Monday June 23, 2008 with dinner starting at 6:00 p.m and the movie at 7:00 p.m. After the buffet meal, guests will enjoy this months feature presentation, the 1998 movie […]
The St. Johns County Historic Resources Review Board has announced their plans to Historic City News for a special ceremony on Friday, June 27, to celebrate the unveiling of a new state historical marker at Sanksville Cemetery in the Bakersville area.