Local businessman Adam Shockey, owner of Tour St. Augustine Inc., a longtime Historic City News sponsor, has acquired co-ownership of Sail Windjammer Cruises Inc., which operates week-long Caribbean cruises year round aboard the historic SV Mandalay.
With the demand of off-beach parking expected to exceed capacity during the holidays this summer, St. Johns County informed local Historic City News reporters that a free shuttle service is being offered to Mickler’s Beachfront Park and the St. Johns County Ocean and Fishing Pier.
Historic City News reporters were on hand Wednesday when Flagler College broke ground on its $23 million downtown St. Augustine project that includes a 52,800-square-foot residence hall and 551-space parking garage on the corner of King and Malaga Streets.
Historic City News received an announcement from William S. Morris IV, president and CEO of Morris Communications Co., that Delinda Diane Fogel has been promoted to chief financial officer of Morris Publishing Group; leaving The St. Augustine Record in search of a new publisher, again.
Historic City News readers who live in the Vilano Beach Town Center neighborhood may review the material submitted by developer Farid Ashdji for the proposed construction of a new 65-room hotel with retail space and parking on the site of the former Town and Country motel on Vilano Road at Loja Street.