Public Safety

Shots fired during burglary attempt in Palm Coast

May 31, 2012

Historic City News was notified by Flagler County Sheriff’s representative Debra Johnson that shots were fired at a Palm Coast man last night; who, the resident says, attempted run him over with the car he used to escape from the scene.

Public Safety

Lower clearance during bridge maintenance

May 31, 2012

Beginning Monday, the vertical clearance under the SR-312 Bridge in St Augustine over the Matanzas River will be reduced by four feet, the Florida Department of Transportation announced to Historic City News.

Community

St Augustine based soldiers deployed for a year

May 31, 2012

Public Affairs Specialist Blair Heusdens reported to Historic City News that approximately twenty-six St Augustine based soldiers are preparing to depart for a yearlong deployment overseas.

Public Safety

In search of the “secret” Beach Police memo

May 31, 2012

After Historic City News published an article detailing the excessive secrecy surrounding an e-mail from Michelle Price to several officers who complained about the St Augustine Beach police chief, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement confirmed late yesterday that those officers’ access to crime information computers has been suspended.

Public Safety

Seatbelt saves 68 year-old driver from serious injury

May 31, 2012

Just after 4:30 yesterday afternoon, a spokesperson for the Florida Highway Patrol Troop G reported to Historic City News in St Augustine that seatbelts saved a 68 year-old woman from serious injury and may have spared her life in a collision that occurred on I-95 in St Johns County.

Community

Ponte Vedra Beach branch library events

May 31, 2012

St Johns County Public Library System Administrative Office Coordinator, Angelina Gervasi, informed local Historic City News reporters in St Augustine of the following summertime library activities planned for June at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library Events Telephone: (904) 827-6950.

Community

Bartram Trail branch library events

May 31, 2012

St Johns County Public Library System Administrative Office Coordinator, Angelina Gervasi, informed local Historic City News reporters in St Augustine of the following summertime library activities planned for June at the Bartram Trail Branch Library Events Telephone: (904) 827-6960.

Community

James A Ponce Sr: member of city’s founding family

May 31, 2012

James Augustine Ponce Sr. passed in his sleep peacefully on Monday, May 28, 2012, to join his wife, Jaqueline Swain Ponce, in the arms of Jesus. His son, James, Jr. and daughter-in-law, Elizabeth were by his bedside.

Community

Weekend entertainment in St Augustine

May 30, 2012

Special Thursday Event Tomorrow, the St. Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation will christen Fuego del Mar, the 16th century boathouse and boatyard located the Fountain of Youth in St. Augustine. This will be the site of the construction of a full-sized Spanish chalupa and a caravel. The event is from 6 to 8 p.m. and will […]

Community

Farm to Table event at Cultural Center a success

May 30, 2012

Judy Hixenbaugh, Director of Development for The Cultural Center in Ponte Vedra Beach, told Historic City News that the inaugural “Farm to Table” event, held April 30 through May 5, has been declared a significant success.

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