Monthly Archives: April 2012

Volunteers construct Haven Horse Ranch pathway

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Students in Free Enterprise members from Flagler College reported to Historic City News that they build a brick pathway, together with volunteers from Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation and the St Johns Juvenile Correctional Facility, to help handicapped riders at…

City should not compete with private businesses

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At the next meeting of the St Augustine City Commission, the same spendthrifts that brought you the First America Foundation, that conceived the skateboard park on Anastasia Island and purchased the M & M Market in Lincolnville, will decide if…

Local independent bookstore closing doors

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Independently owned, specialty retailers face a struggle, even in smaller communities like St Augustine, largely because of the buying power of mass merchandisers to drive prices down and the appeal and convenience of Internet shopping.

Flagler professor publishes new book

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Flagler College education professor Carl Williams has released his latest book, “Starting Points: Preparing Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students for Literacy Success,” through Butte Publications.

5-year septic tank inspection mandate eliminated

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Historic City News reporters learned that a controversial statewide septic tank mandate, passed by the Florida Legislature in 2010, was eliminated when Governor Rick Scott signed HB-1263 into law Friday; over objections from the Sierra Club, who requested a veto.

Manatee to Make Its Mark

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Byway Program Administrator Sallie O’Hara announced to Historic City News that at noon tomorrow and Thursday, volunteer training sessions would be held at the St Johns County Parks and Recreation office in St Augustine in preparation for Friday’s “Kids Ocean…

Marriage Licenses Applications – 4/29/2012

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The information contained in this report is taken from sources deemed reliable; the accuracy and completeness of which Historic City News does not control and cannot guarantee. The original public records are on file with the St. Johns County Clerk…

Final Judgments through 4/29/2012

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The information contained in this report is taken from sources deemed reliable; the accuracy and completeness of which Historic City News does not control and cannot guarantee. The original public records are on file with the St. Johns County Clerk…

Driver charged in collision with motorcycle deputy

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The State of Florida filed charges last week against 61 year-old Joan M Wilkie, after concluding their investigation into her collision with a St Johns County traffic deputy who was escorting a motorcycle run to benefit a charitable organization that…

Romanza Week includes world premiere performance

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Nancy Grote will portray Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Ashley Carter will appear as her husband, Norton S Baskin, when A Classic Theatre presents their production of CROSS ROADS: Unguarded Moments, according to a Romanza Week update received by Historic City…