POLITICS IN ST JOHNS

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Final Judgments through 7/13/2014

July 13, 2014 | By More
Final Judgments through 7/13/2014

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.

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City Outsiders critical of Insider’s lease that may contain defect

July 12, 2014 | By More
City Outsiders critical of Insider’s lease that may contain defect

Residents are reporting to Historic City News that they feel hoodwinked in the decades-old land deal between Mayor Joe Boles and former Mayor Len Weeks that provided a city-owned lot on St George Street for the two to build, with local restaurateur Chris Way, the Florida Cracker Café.

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Business leaders tour airport facilities this evening

July 9, 2014 | By More
Business leaders tour airport facilities this evening

Adam Shockey, President and CEO of Tour Saint Augustine Inc., has extended an invitation to Historic City News business readers to attend a meeting to learn about the facilities at the Northeast Florida Regional Airport at St Augustine; sponsored in part by the Chamber Tourism and Hospitality Council.

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Architectural Review Board hears Raw Bar plan

July 9, 2014 | By More
Architectural Review Board hears Raw Bar plan

Historic City News will be watching next week as the St Augustine Historic Architectural Review Board hears the pitch from planners representing entrepreneur Pat Croce, to redevelop the landmark Santa Maria Restaurant into a raw bar serving oysters on the half shell and alcohol.

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Final Judgments through 7/6/2014

July 7, 2014 | By More
Final Judgments through 7/6/2014

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.

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Chamber hosts Politics in St Johns

July 5, 2014 | By More
Chamber hosts Politics in St Johns

Historic City News readers are invited to join members of the St Johns County Chamber of Commerce and their guests for one of St. Johns County’s largest political events each season, Politics in St Johns.

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Final Judgments through 6/29/2014

July 1, 2014 | By More
Final Judgments through 6/29/2014

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.

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Final Judgments through 6/22/2014

June 27, 2014 | By More
Final Judgments through 6/22/2014

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.

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A recent history of horse-drawn carriages presented

June 24, 2014 | By More
A recent history of horse-drawn carriages presented

Historic City News readers received a history lesson, of sorts, presented by Assistant City Manager Tim Burchfield during last night’s regular meeting of the St Augustine City Commission.

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Lights will go dark at Lincolnville Farmers Market

June 21, 2014 | By More
Lights will go dark at Lincolnville Farmers Market

After a couple of attempts that included a change of hours and a new market manager, Historic City News was informed that the sponsors of the Lincolnville Farmers Market, are suspending operations for good.

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Final Judgments through 6/15/2014

June 15, 2014 | By More
Final Judgments through 6/15/2014

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.

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Sponsor and advertiser – Northeast Florida Regional Airport

June 14, 2014 | By More
Sponsor and advertiser – Northeast Florida Regional Airport

I would be remiss if I did not acknowledge the continuing commitment from one of our first supporters and sponsors, Northeast Florida Regional Airport at St Augustine, members of the St Augustine and St Johns County Airport Authority, and now, Frontier Airlines.

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Call for public review of St George Street lease

June 12, 2014 | By More
Call for public review of St George Street lease

During Monday night’s meeting of the St Augustine City Commission, most of the public comment was focused on either the Markland Place demolition permit or the carriage operator licenses. But, Ed Slavin, a familiar face at the meetings, used his three-minute opportunity to address the upcoming renewal of a lease on City property that he […]

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Compressed Natural Gas fueling station on the horizon

June 6, 2014 | By More
Compressed Natural Gas fueling station on the horizon

Nopetro, the seven-year-old compressed natural gas promoter based in Coral Gables, announced today that they have received a “notice of intent to award” from St. Johns County indicating that they have the green light to move forward with plans to build and operate a $2 million fueling station on State Road 16 at their expense […]

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Florida Governor Rick Scott shows support for small businesses

June 5, 2014 | By More
Florida Governor Rick Scott shows support for small businesses

On the heels of signing the state’s budget and launch of his “let’s keep working” re-election campaign, 45th Governor of Florida, Rick Scott, paid a visit to St Augustine to address two prominent constituencies that many political advisors are saying Scott needs to carry. In the case of St Augustine, tourism is the life-blood of […]

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Final Judgments through 6/1/2014

June 5, 2014 | By More
Final Judgments through 6/1/2014

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.

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All Aboard Florida study shows economic impact

June 4, 2014 | By More
All Aboard Florida study shows economic impact

In an article by Jensen Werley, a reporter for the Jacksonville Business Journal, Historic City News learned that St Johns County will not be one of the eight Florida counties to share in about $2 billion in economic impact from the construction of the “All Aboard Florida” passenger rail system.

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7-Eleven stores across nation put up for sale

June 2, 2014 | By More
7-Eleven stores across nation put up for sale

Despite an ongoing battle reported by Historic City News to build a new 7-Eleven store on San Marco Avenue across the street from Davenport Park, in Texas today, the company announced that they have retained NRC Realty & Capital Advisors LLC to coordinate the sale of 75 gasoline stations and convenience stores.

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Final Judgments through 5/24/2014

May 28, 2014 | By More
Final Judgments through 5/24/2014

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.

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Commission recognizes National Small Business Week

May 22, 2014 | By More
Commission recognizes National Small Business Week

Historic City News observed as the St Johns Board of County Commissioners passed a proclamation during their regular business meeting Tuesday morning, recognizing the impact of small business on our economy by designating National Small Business Week, May 12 – 16, 2014.

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Final Judgments through 5/17/2014

May 17, 2014 | By More
Final Judgments through 5/17/2014

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.

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Four ways to get around The Record paywall

May 16, 2014 | By More
Four ways to get around The Record paywall

Historic City News is sticking to our policy, founded in fairness, and equal access to news and information, we are keeping free access to our weekday news journal, even after The St Augustine Record and its sister publication, The Florida Times-Union, have implemented a “paywall” that will only allow you access their website after you […]

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Demolition of 60-year-old Sugar Mill approved

May 16, 2014 | By More
Demolition of 60-year-old Sugar Mill approved

With little fanfare and no public comments, Historic City News reporters watched Thursday as Kim Kiff received unanimous approval for a demolition permit from the Historic Architectural Review Board for her employer, Ripley Entertainment, to demolish the 1960′s era Sugar Mill on San Marco Avenue at Picolata Road; a one-time popular attraction for visitors to […]

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Historic City News columnist wins national award

May 9, 2014 | By More
Historic City News columnist wins national award

Hannah Bleau, a student at Flagler College and a Feature Articles contributor for Historic City News, has won national attention and an award from the Society of Professional Journalists for her work on a series of columns published in the Flagler College Gargoyle.

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St Johns County senior falls prevention program

May 7, 2014 | By More
St Johns County senior falls prevention program

Falls are the leading cause of injury for older adults, according to reports received by Historic City News from St Johns County Fire Rescue; who responded to over 850 calls involving injuries from falls last year, 90% of which involved patients over the age of 60.

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Final Judgments through 5/5/2014

May 5, 2014 | By More
Final Judgments through 5/5/2014

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.

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Frontier Airline’s first flight into St Augustine

May 2, 2014 | By More
Frontier Airline’s first flight into St Augustine

Right-on-time, at about 1:35 p.m. today, Historic City News editor Michael Gold was on the tarmac when the pilot of the Frontier Airlines A319 made his final approach, lights on, landing gear down and locked, bringing back to life the once bustling St Augustine terminal with travelers on the inaugural flight from Trenton-Mercer Airport in […]

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Final Judgments through 4/27/2014

April 29, 2014 | By More
Final Judgments through 4/27/2014

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.

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Potter’s becoming part of Historic Tours family

April 26, 2014 | By More
Potter’s becoming part of Historic Tours family

In a deal set to close on May 15th, Ed Swift IV, Chief Operating Officer of Historic Tours of America, informed local Historic City News reporters that the attraction operator will acquire Potter’s Wax Museum; a landmark established in St Augustine in 1948.

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Isabelle Rodriguez chosen as next Chamber President

April 23, 2014 | By More
Isabelle Rodriguez chosen as next Chamber President

The St Johns County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors reported to Historic City News this evening that they have voted to remove the “interim” tag from Isabelle Rodriguez’s title, and they have officially selected her to serve as the next President.

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