Monthly Archives: June 2012

FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

Laurie Sanderson reported the following St. Augustine and St. Johns County locations to Historic City News where the Florida Department of Transportation will be conducting roadwork that is expected to have an impact on driving, beginning this morning and continuing…

Ringo Starr band rocks St Augustine

© 2012 Historic City News staff photograph by Mark Cubbedge

Historic City News photographer Mark Cubbedge attended last night’s concert of Ringo Starr and the All Starr Band at the St Augustine Amphitheatre; one of many first quality entertainment productions that have begun including St Johns County on their tours.

Early morning fire quickly extinguished


Lt Jeremy Robshaw reported to Historic City News that St Johns County Fire Rescue responded to residential structure fire in the Heritage Park subdivision of St Augustine at approximately 3:00 a.m. yesterday morning.

Library Advisory Board welcomes new members


Angelina Gervasi, Office Coordinator for the St Johns County Public Library System invited local Historic City News readers to join Chairwoman Carolee Bertisch in welcoming two new members, and one reappointment, to the Library Advisory Board.

Archaeology exhibit at Visitor Center


The City of St Augustine Public Affairs office reported to Historic City News that there is a new City-sponsored exhibit at the Visitor Information Center offering a look into the extraordinary life of 18th century St Augustine.

Mosquito Control Awareness Week

With the majority of the week under flood conditions across the Historic City News area, we are beginning to see the side effects as sinkholes in St Augustine and Palatka are beginning to appear; but as temperatures rise, so do…

Last radio call for Sheriff Perry


St Johns County Sheriff’s Sergeant Cristie Taylor broadcast the “last call” over the police radio for former Sheriff Neil Perry this afternoon; the unanswered call for a man who was tethered to his communications center for over twenty years of…