While exploring old areas of storage, Jesse Olbrich reported to Historic City News that the Rangers of Castillo de San Marcos National Monument stumbled upon information relating to St Augustine’s ancient fort and the history of our ancestors who settled here.
Archive for July, 2010
Historic City News readers are invited to attend the St. Augustine Regional Chapter of the Women’s Council of REALTORS® when they host their monthly business meeting and luncheon at Carrabba’s Italian Grill, located at 155 SR 312 West, Thursday August 5th, 2010.
With her hair pulled back in sweaty pigtails, glasses smudged from digging through archaeological units, and hands muddied from sifting through piles of shells, construction debris and pottery remains, ten-year-old Ana Shaw concluded, “This is the coolest camp I’ve ever been to.”
In a presentation before the civic roundtable last week, St. Johns County Sheriff David B. Shoar gave an overview of a new tool available from DNA:SI Laboratories in Burlington, NC which will be put to a field test locally to measure the value of using DNA evidence in in high-volume crime situations.
Local St. Augustine reporters at Historic City News have learned that Wednesday morning, Police Officer Walt Makowski responded to 865 Fish Island Road to investigate the theft of solid copper wire.
Prosperity Bank’s board of directors has agreed to a consent order from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Florida Office of Financial Regulation to raise its Tier 1 capital ratio to 8 percent and its total risk-based capital ratio to 12 percent.