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Archive for August, 2008

Countywide disaster action team formed

August 31, 2008 | By More
Countywide disaster action team formed

Keith Goldstein, President of the St. Augustine Shores Emergency Response Team, asked Historic City News today if we would help them to reach out to the community for help and support under very trying times.

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Miner’s reaction to winning election

August 30, 2008 | By More
Miner’s reaction to winning election

After Tuesday’s victory by Mark Miner, Historic City News contacted the Commissioner Elect for his thoughts on the campaign and his future role as a commissioner.

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Florida Main Street Conference

August 29, 2008 | By More
Florida Main Street Conference

Sacha Martin reported to Historic City News that the Vilano Beach Town Center Streetscape is being awarded OUTSTANDING PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT at this year’s Annual Florida Main Street Conference in Venice, Florida.

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Public has opportunity for input on city budget

August 29, 2008 | By More
Public has opportunity for input on city budget

As the City of St. Augustine continues the process of finalizing and adopting its budget for the coming fiscal year Historic City Media is reminding its readers that every opportunity is being made to inform and invite the public into this important annual activity.

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Opening reception at Art Advocate Gallery

August 29, 2008 | By More
Opening reception at Art Advocate Gallery

Los Siete Pintores de San Agustin, a collection from seven local St. Augustine artists, will be on display from August 30th until Sept. 19, 2008 at the St. Johns Cultural Council Art Advocate Gallery. An opening reception will be held during Uptown Saturday Night on August 30 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Los Siete […]

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Commission ignores voters: Charter to reappear

August 29, 2008 | By More
Commission ignores voters: Charter to reappear

In a short noticed meeting that some speculated was bound to happen, three St. Johns County Commissioners – Ron Sanchez, Tom Manuel and Ben Rich, each joined together to place a charter government proposal back on the November ballot.

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San Marco Merchants: Uptown Saturday Night

August 28, 2008 | By More
San Marco Merchants: Uptown Saturday Night

Jay Humphreys, Communications Director of the Visitors and Convention Bureau has asked Historic City News to remind our readers that this Saturday night, visitors to St. Augustine will find a special sense of excitement and fun along San Marco Avenue when the monthly Uptown Saturday Night sparkles to life.

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Labor Day Closings

August 28, 2008 | By More
Labor Day Closings

All offices of the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners and all St. Johns County Public Libraries will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2008, in observance of Labor Day.

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Homicide Unit distributes poster

August 28, 2008 | By More
Homicide Unit distributes poster

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit has created a poster to assist in bringing the 22 unsolved homicide and 8 unresolved missing person cases to a close according to an update received by Historic City News this morning.

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Cultural Events August 27 – September 4, 2008

August 28, 2008 | By More
Cultural Events August 27 – September 4, 2008

August 27- Concert Elizabeth Roth Band, “rock and roll” 7;00-9:00p.m. Free St. Johns County Pier Pavilion St. Augustine Beach Info: 904-347-8007 http://www.staugbchcivicassoc.com

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Flagler county sheriff’s race moves ahead

August 27, 2008 | By More
Flagler county sheriff’s race moves ahead

In the Flagler County sheriff’s race, two familiar faces will meet in a three-cornered race in November according to information forwarded by election sources to Historic City News.

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St. Johns County Recovers from Fay

August 27, 2008 | By More
St. Johns County Recovers from Fay

Historic City News was informed that St. Johns County continues in the recovery stage following the severe weather brought last week by Tropical Storm Fay. In total, Fay dumped an estimated 9-12 inches of rain in St. Johns County and caused over one million dollars in damage to individual residences and businesses.

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Still campaigning through the day

August 26, 2008 | By More
Still campaigning through the day

Roger Jolley is making another run for the St. Augustine City Commission — this time as Mayor. He made it clear to me in our interview this afternoon for Historic City News that he takes this race very seriously and thinks he can win.

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Wealth of info online about today’s election

August 26, 2008 | By More
Wealth of info online about today’s election

Beginning at about 7:00 PM tonight, the public will be able to follow the unofficial election results from the Supervisor of Elections office on her website at http://www.sjcvotes.us.

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Transient robberies and batteries reported

August 26, 2008 | By More
Transient robberies and batteries reported

Historic City News has learned in an initial report from Sgt. Charles Mulligan this morning that two 17 year old juveniles are being booked at The Department of Juvenile Justice Facility adjacent to the county jail on Lewis Speedway.

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John McCutcheon returns for free concert

August 26, 2008 | By More
John McCutcheon returns for free concert

The St. Johns County Public Library System and Flagler College Radio WFCF are pleased to host Grammy Nominee John McCutcheon in a FREE concert at Flagler Auditorium on Saturday, September 6, at 7:00 pm.

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Marriage Licenses through 08/24/2008

August 25, 2008 | By More
Marriage Licenses through 08/24/2008

From the records of Cheryl Strickland St. Johns County Clerk of Court

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New Businesses through 08/24/2008

August 25, 2008 | By More
New Businesses through 08/24/2008

Begin Business Date: 08/18/2008 End Business Date: 08/24/2008 From the records of DENNIS W. HOLLINGSWORTH

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City trash and yard debris collection underway

August 25, 2008 | By More
City trash and yard debris collection underway

Tropical Storm Fay had barely departed our area before crews in the Public Works Department were on the streets of St. Augustine collecting debris left by the storms winds and rain.

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Fay fades – sunshine returns

August 25, 2008 | By More
Fay fades – sunshine returns

Jay Humphreys reports to Historic City News that summer sunshine and star-spangled nights have quickly made tropical storm Fay’s wind and rain nothing more than soggy memories for visitors to northeast Florida’s St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and The Beaches.

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Gennusa gets support from area youth

August 24, 2008 | By More
Gennusa gets support from area youth

Historic City News was informed that local youth are giving back to Anne Marie Gennusa, who has supported them for years, by helping on her campaign for county judge.

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Marriage Licenses through 08/17/2008

August 24, 2008 | By More
Marriage Licenses through 08/17/2008

From the records of Cheryl Strickland St. Johns County Clerk of Court

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New Businesses through 08/17/2008

August 23, 2008 | By More
New Businesses through 08/17/2008

Begin Business Date: 08/11/0008 End Business Date: 08/17/2008 From the records of DENNIS W. HOLLINGSWORTH

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Reopening of St. Augustine Airport

August 22, 2008 | By More
Reopening of St. Augustine Airport

Cindy Hollingsworth informed Historic City News on behalf of the Airport Authority that the following conditions exist as of 5:00 p.m. this evening.

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Tanner issues “warrant” for TS Fay

August 22, 2008 | By More
Tanner issues “warrant” for TS Fay

State Attorney John Tanner had the 7th Circuit Court issue a warrant today for the arrest of Tropical Storm Fay alleging that “with willful intent and malice aforethought” Fay has destroyed literally hundreds of his political campaign signs — signs which Tanner warned were not to be tampered with or vandalized.

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Garbage Collection in St. Johns County

August 22, 2008 | By More
Garbage Collection in St. Johns County

St. Johns County has announced to Historic City News this revised schedule for garbage collection: No garbage will be collected on Friday, August 22, due to severe weather.

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Stevenson reminds voters to turn out

August 22, 2008 | By More
Stevenson reminds voters to turn out

Dear Friends, Neighbors and St.Johns County residents and Business Owners: I am up for re-election this August with an opponent in the primary. I have learned a great deal during this first term. I am asking for your support for a second term. I believe the next 4 years will be a time of challenge […]

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Stevenson provides emergency information

August 22, 2008 | By More
Stevenson provides emergency information

EMERGENCY OPERATIONS NUMBERS AND WEBSITE: Hope you are safe and dry-as Fay heads out of town. Many people I have spoken to have been staying home watching the Summer Olympic essential service workers in health care-water utility-and emergency services have been shifted into overtime working 12 to 16 hour shifts to help us weather this […]

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County compile damage assessments

August 22, 2008 | By More
County compile damage assessments

Damage Assessment Reports in St. Johns County: The County is asking Historic City News to inform residents that if any property owner has property damage from Tropical Storm Fay, to please call the citizen hotline at 824-5550 to report the damage.

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City Hall closes early today

August 22, 2008 | By More
City Hall closes early today

City of St. Augustine Offices Closed due to effects of Tropical Storm Fay Historic City News has been notified that the offices for the City of St. Augustine will be closed today, Friday August 22, 11:30 a.m . due to the effects of Tropical Storm Fay.

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