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Archive for January, 2010

Final Judgments through 1/17/2010

January 31, 2010 | By More
Final Judgments through 1/17/2010

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

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Marriage Licenses Applications – 1/31/2010

January 31, 2010 | By More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 1/31/2010

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

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Bertin: Contemporary free speech controversies

January 31, 2010 | By More
Bertin: Contemporary free speech controversies

Priscilla Proctor, Coordinator of College and Public Relations, reported to the St. Augustine local news desk at Historic City News that Flagler College will host a special presentation by Woodrow Wilson Scholar Joan Bertin.

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February Music at the Museum planned

January 31, 2010 | By More
February Music at the Museum planned

James D. “Gator” Fiske, Historical Interpreter and Music Events Coordinator for the Florida Agricultural Museum, reported February’s “Music at the Museum” event to the St. Johns County local news desk of Historic City News.

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Friends of Anastasia State Park bird walks

January 31, 2010 | By More
Friends of Anastasia State Park bird walks

Friends of Anastasia State Park member Dennis Salvati reported some upcoming bird walks to the Historic City News local St. Augustine news desk that might be of interest to our readers.

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Bridge of Lions rehabilitation starts wrap up

January 31, 2010 | By More
Bridge of Lions rehabilitation starts wrap up

As Historic City News starts the countdown for the long awaited re-opening of the Bridge of Lions, the St. Augustine local news desk will publish a look back on the work that has been accomplished and a peek ahead to the completion of the Bridge of Lions rehabilitation project.

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Andrew Young: Crossing in St. Augustine

January 30, 2010 | By More
Andrew Young: Crossing in St. Augustine

Priscilla Proctor, Coordinator of College and Public Relations, reported to the St. Augustine local news desk at Historic City News that Flagler College will host civil rights supporter and former Atlanta Mayor and United Nations Ambassador Andrew Young.

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Has St. Johns County been painted into a corner?

January 30, 2010 | By More
Has St. Johns County been painted into a corner?

St. Johns County government operates substantially on the taxes and fees collected from residents, property and business owners who are located or invested here. No taxpayer wants those real costs to be lower than me.

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City may buy entrance corridor property

January 30, 2010 | By More
City may buy entrance corridor property

Public Information Coordinator Cathy DuPont forwarded a notice to the local news desk at Historic City News announcing a special city meeting this Monday morning.

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Making city sidewalks no trip zones

January 30, 2010 | By More
Making city sidewalks no trip zones

The local St. Augustine news desk received a report of a cost-saving measure being employed by the city in their continuing effort to make city sidewalks safer and more accessible for those who are handicapped.

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Zaxby’s grand opening Monday

January 29, 2010 | By More
Zaxby’s grand opening Monday

The St. Augustine local news desk learned about today’s “soft opening” of Zaxby’s, so, Historic City News sent a reporter to sample the fare.

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City Fire Station to be collection point

January 29, 2010 | By More
City Fire Station to be collection point

Cathy DuPont updated the St. Augustine local news desk that in order to make it more convenient for St. Augustine residents to make donations for the victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti, the City of St. Augustine has designated its main fire station as a collection point for any donated items.

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Man dressed as pirate robs clerk at knife point

January 29, 2010 | By More
Man dressed as pirate robs clerk at knife point

Tom’s Fruits and Gifts at 1812 A1A South was the scene of an armed robbery late Wednesday afternoon according to a report received by the St. Augustine local news desk at Historic City News.

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Cultural Council launches member drive 2010

January 29, 2010 | By More
Cultural Council launches member drive 2010

The Saint Johns Cultural Council reported to the St. Johns County local news desk that their non-profit organization is now holding the 2010 Membership Drive to help accomplish their mission of promoting St. Johns County as a premiere arts destination.

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Screening of playwright Roger Rueff and forum

January 29, 2010 | By More
Screening of playwright Roger Rueff and forum

Flagler College reported to the St. Augustine local news desk that they will host a screening of the film “The Big Kahuna” followed by a forum and discussion with its playwright, Dr. Roger Rueff.

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Bartram Trail Library hosts author Tim Dorsey

January 29, 2010 | By More
Bartram Trail Library hosts author Tim Dorsey

The Bartram Trail Branch Library reported to the St. Johns County local news desk that New York Times best-selling author Tim Dorsey will make an appearance on Saturday, February 6th.

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Manuel must serve 21 months in prison

January 28, 2010 | By More
Manuel must serve 21 months in prison

In the case of United States of America vs Thomas G. Manuel, the former St. Johns County Commission Chairman entered a guilty plea and today he received his sentence — 21 months in federal prison followed by 16 months of home detention.

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New Visitors & Convention Bureau contract

January 28, 2010 | By More
New Visitors & Convention Bureau contract

Assistant County Attorney Regina Ross, will present Item 3 of Tuesday’s agenda before the County Commission which is a resolution approving the terms and condition of a new contract between the St. Johns County Visitors & Convention Bureau and St. Johns County Board of Commissioners.

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Call For Artists – Muses Revealed

January 28, 2010 | By More
Call For Artists – Muses Revealed

The St. Johns Cultural Council announced to the Historic City News local news desk that they will participate in a collaborative event, Muses Revealed, which honors the originality, beauty, imagination and multiple dimensions of women’s lives.

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Award ceremony for St. Johns County Fire Rescue

January 28, 2010 | By More
Award ceremony for St. Johns County Fire Rescue

St. Johns County Fire Rescue reported to the local news desk that they will host a Department Awards Ceremony tomorrow to recognize citizens, firefighters, paramedics and units for their achievements during the past year.

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Supreme Court decision supports free speech

January 28, 2010 | By More
Supreme Court decision supports free speech

The National Rifle Association of America, Institute for Legislative Action, reported praise for the Supreme Court’s decision last Thursday in the case of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.

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Special request to help shoe local school children

January 27, 2010 | By More
Special request to help shoe local school children

Brette Reiman, one of the organizers of the volunteer group “Hugs Across the County”, contacted the St. Johns County local news desk in hopes of finding Historic City News readers willing to help with a special need.

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SJRCC law enforcement cadets recognized

January 27, 2010 | By More
SJRCC law enforcement cadets recognized

St. Johns River Community College reported to Historic City News local news desk that criminal justice academy cadets were recently recognized during a graduation ceremony.

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SJRCC corrections cadets recognized

January 27, 2010 | By More
SJRCC corrections cadets recognized

St. Johns River Community College reported to Historic City News local news desk that criminal justice academy cadets were recently recognized during a graduation ceremony.

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This week’s cultural events

January 27, 2010 | By More
This week’s cultural events

Please call ahead, as changing weather conditions may affect some events.

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Casting call for upcoming Veddy Theatre event

January 27, 2010 | By More
Casting call for upcoming Veddy Theatre event

Veddy Theatre Group announced to the St. Augustine local news desk that they will hold auditions for a presentation of “Bernie’s Deli” written by local playwright Stanley Weintraub.

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Historic Photos of Florida Ghost Towns

January 27, 2010 | By More
Historic Photos of Florida Ghost Towns

In response to suggestions from St. Augustine local news readers, Historic City News will begin publishing reviews of books that have relevance to St. Augustine, St. Johns County, or Florida.

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New Businesses through 01/24/2010

January 27, 2010 | By More
New Businesses through 01/24/2010

Begin Business Date: 01/18/2010 End Business Date: 01/24/2010 From the records of DENNIS W. HOLLINGSWORTH

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Historic City Memories: A Fiery Horse

January 27, 2010 | By More
Historic City Memories: A Fiery Horse

A Fiery Horse “Early Radio”. By Geoff Dobson

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Thomas Manuel: probation or prison

January 27, 2010 | By More
Thomas Manuel: probation or prison

Historic City News will be on hand tomorrow for the scheduled sentencing in the bribery trial of suspended St. Johns County Commissioner Thomas G. Manuel before U.S. District Judge Timothy Corrigan.

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