Everett H. Fifield, former deputy sheriff under L.O. Davis and Dudley Garrett in the ’60s and ’70s, passed away quietly in his sleep on December 24, 2010, at the age of 81.
“New Year’s Day is a time to celebrate with family and friends, and to look towards the coming year with great anticipation,” Florida Governor Charlie Crist told Historic City News in a special holiday announcement this morning. “It is also a time to reflect on the past year and be thankful for our many blessings.”
Community Awareness Coordinator Kim Brumfield invited Historic City News readers to attend the upcoming 21st annual Betty Griffin House fundraising event – “A Night in the Caribbean”.
All offices of the City of St. Augustine will be closed today Friday, December 31, New Year’s Eve.
150 years ago, in early January 1861, a special convention of delegates from around the state met in Tallahassee to consider whether Florida should leave the Union.