Letter: Fiddlers Green is financial millstone Randy Covington St Johns, FL Dear Editor: The Fiddlers Green boondoggle is that special kind of pork barrel spending that just will not die. The county acquired the property in 2006 for the staggeringly out of bounds price of $5.5 million dollars.
Archive for September, 2010
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink tells Historic City News that she has picked up endorsements from St. Johns County Commissioners Phillip J. Mays, who represents District 4, and Ken Bryan, who represents District 5.
The City of St. Augustine announced to Historic City News that the closing of some streets and some intermittent traffic disruptions in the downtown area will be necessary during the running of the second annual “Pink up the pace 5K” on Saturday, October 2nd.
Triple Crown Sports First Four Weekends in October St. Johns County and Triple Crown Sports of Fort Collins, Colorado, will host youth fast pitch softball and baseball tournaments the first four weekends of October. Oct. 2nd & 3rd will be the girls Beach Fall Classic Tournament with the 3 remaining weekends the boys St. Augustine [...]
At the Monday night meeting of the City Commission, Historic City News Editor Michael Gold shook his head in disbelief as newly re-elected commissioner Nancy Sikes-Kline moved to approve an expenditure of $25,000 for an “acquisition consultant” to assess the value of a proposed sale of West Augustine utility service to the county.
Historic City News reporters have been informed that deputies responded to Hobby Lobby in the Riverside Centre located at 200 SR-312, just before 1:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon following an E-911 call from an 86-year old female victim stated that as she came out of the store the two male subjects approached her and one of [...]