Free debit cards become fee debit cards

300 CREDIT DEBIT CARDS

Many Historic City News readers in St. Augustine carry a debit card instead of cash and find it more convenient to use for payment than a personal check — for Bank of America customers, and those at some other area banks, that convenience is going to come at a price.

New state laws take effect tomorrow

300-CAPITOL

St. Augustine readers of Historic City News should know that more than two dozen laws were passed this year in the Florida legislature — from medical malpractice reform to new penalties for bestiality and sexting by minors; all of which will take effect this weekend.