Monthly Archives: December 2012

Get out and enjoy the Nights of Lights

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Our daughters and their husbands were in St Augustine this weekend, so my wife and I picked up our son and the seven of us decided to start a December tradition — we spent the evening together; enjoying dinner at Gypsy Cab and touring the Nights of Lights.

County advances 2013 legislative agenda

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A new year means a new legislative agenda for St Johns County government and reporters for Historic City News in St Augustine reviewed the 56-page presentation made to our Legislative Delegation by County Administrator, Michael Wanchick, earlier this month.

Finder keeps secret of Marranos in community

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Historic City News readers know that thousands of Jews fled Spain during the mid-16th century to avoid the Spanish Inquisition; giving rise to speculation that some may have accompanied Pedro Menendez in 1565 — which would make St Augustine the first Jewish settlement in the New World.

Freedom Road receives Visit Florida grant

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Derek Boyd Hankerson, Freedom Road 1, LLC Managing Partner, announced to local Historic City News reporters that VISIT FLORIDA, the state’s official source for travel planning, has awarded the organization a Small Business Partner Marketing Grant for the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year.

Marriage Licenses Applications – 12/30/2012

CHERYL STRICKLAND CLERK OF COURT

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 of Court and should be consulted before taking any action.

Final Judgments through 12/30/2012

CHERYL STRICKLAND CLERK OF COURT

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 of Court and should be consulted before taking any action.

Alligator Farm wants happy neighbors

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When St Augustine Alligator Farm goes to City Hall in January, they are hoping to avoid the drama experienced by the proposed 7-Eleven on San Marco Avenue, when the popular Anastasia Boulevard attraction asks for construction permits to develop about 11 acres of adjacent property.