Letter: Education key to bicyclist’s safety Ron Berben St Augustine, FL Dear Editor: The recent attention given to the hit-and-run death of 43-year-old Randy Wayne Miller has brought the safety of our bicyclists in the city to the discussion table. I have always been a supporter of our cyclists in this city and always will […]
Archive for February, 2009
Historic City News has been informed that Sheriff Charles W. Morris has been removed from office by executive order of the Governor today following the issuance of an arrest warrant by the US District Court for the Northern District of Florida on February 25th.
In a report to Historic City News from Communications Director Jay Humphreys with the St. Augustine Visitors and Convention Bureau, we discovered many new weekend activities including the Keeper’s Roast & Grog Fest at the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum.
Programming Coordinator Joy D’Elia reported to Historic City News today that the St. Johns Cultural Council has elected two new officers.
Funded in part by a grant from the St. Johns County Tourist Development Council, Historic City News has learned that The “Sack of St. Augustine: Captain Robert Searle’s Raid of 1668” will be re-created; providing spectators with a close-up look at the horrors inflicted on the city’s residents by the real Pirates of the Caribbean.
More presenters than congregation will gather March 7 at 7 p.m. in the continuing effort to save the historic Trinity United Methodist Church on Bridge Street according to information received by Historic City News from the City of St. Augustine’s Public Affairs communique “The St. Augustine Report”.
St. Johns River Community College Criminal Justice Academy Director, Scott Lancaster, reported to Historic City News that St. Johns County Sheriff David Shoar was the guest speaker at ceremonies held in Orange Park recognizing the academy’s recent graduates.
Multiple Emmy Award winning producer and director S. Bryan Hickox will be the keynote speaker when Flagler College’s Communication Department sponsors its fourth annual Communication Week entitled “‘Shaping Your Future” according to a news release received by Historic City News this week.
County Housing & Community Services Director Tom Crawford reported to Historic City News that he hopes for 20-25 housing units to come out of the county’s $2.4 million portion of the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program that was funded last July.
St. Johns County reported to Historic City News that they held their annual Employee Award Ceremony on Friday. 187 employees were recognized for their milestone years of service and Nicole Jebbia was honored as the St. Johns County Employee of the Year.