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 May, 2010
With more attention than ever on St. Johns County finances, we expect county staff to be scrutinizing every expense.
Records Management Liaison Officer Patsy Heiss notified local Historic City News reporters that due to a coding error with the Florida Wildlife Commission’s contractor, all alligator hunters must resubmit their applications before a random drawing can be conducted and permits issued.
John Hirabayashi, CEO and President of Community First Credit Union who counts many St. Johns County employees, including teachers and public safety workers as their members, asked local news reporters at Historic City News to inform our readers of pending legislation Hirabayashi says will adversely impact credit union members.
A new law was announced to local reporters at Historic City News that bans sex offenders from going within 300 feet of parks and schools, and from loitering in areas where children play was signed into law and took effect yesterday according to an announcement from the office of Governor Charlie Crist.
Historic City News local reporters were watching Monday night as Chief Operations Officer John Regan told city commissioners that he is working with Florida Representative Bill Proctor to garner support to return management of the heritage program to the city.
Representatives of the St. Augustine Alpha Xi Eta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society told local St. Johns County Historic City News reporters that they presented the District Board of Trustees of St. Johns River Community College with awards received by the chapter at recent PTK regional and international conventions.
Historic City News reporters were updated this morning by the Office of the Secretary of Defense with predictions that the Gulf of Mexico oil spill could soon reach levels on par with the 250,000 barrels of crude oil lost in the 1989 Exxon Valdez tanker spill.
Public Information Officer Debra Johnson told local St. Johns County reporters with Historic City News that a Palm Coast man who was driving with a suspended license, wound up facing additional charges after he exchanged blows with deputies on Monday night.
Local Historic City News reporters were on hand during the City Commission Workshop yesterday afternoon for what could be fairly described as the proverbial hornet’s nest — stirred up over what the mayor described as the “premature” publication of a draft carriage ordinance.