St Augustine is a city where history is all around us — centuries of it; from the time of the discovery of La Florida in 1513, the settlement of our city in 1565, through domestic wars, and wars of conscience, led by those who have participated, both as good citizen-soldiers, as well as elected government […]
Archive for August, 2008
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
Jay Humphreys reports to Historic City News that summer sunshine and star-spangled nights have quickly made tropical storm Fayâ€™s wind and rain nothing more than soggy memories for visitors to northeast Floridaâ€™s St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and The Beaches.
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.
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 […]
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 […]