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Davis Shores warned about September water conditions

August 27, 2014 | By More
Davis Shores warned about September water conditions

The City of St Augustine is warning Davis Shores residents, both north and south of Anastasia Boulevard, to be expecting reduced water pressure and possibly discolored water during the month of September.

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If you can, wait until September 1 to renew your tags

August 27, 2014 | By More
If you can, wait until September 1 to renew your tags

Residents renewing their auto, truck and motorcycle tags after September 1 can benefit from a new state law reducing registration fees an average of $14 – $25 each. But, if they get in a hurry to send back their automated renewal ahead of time, they may be stuck with the current, higher fees.

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Defense Department aids over-militarization of local police

August 27, 2014 | By More
Defense Department aids over-militarization of local police

Have you been paying attention to the trend of local police forces to become more militarized? In St Johns, Putnam, Clay and Flagler County, law enforcement agencies have received military-grade equipment through the Defense Department’s 1033 Program and the number of SWAT raids has skyrocketed.

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Suspicious vehicle spotted at bus stops

August 26, 2014 | By More
Suspicious vehicle spotted at bus stops

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Special Victims Unit is asking Historic City News readers to help locate or identify the driver of a panel van seen loitering in and cruising the area of several school bus stops over the past week.

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District 3 Commissioner Bill McClure is guest speaker

August 24, 2014 | By More
District 3 Commissioner Bill McClure is guest speaker

St Augustine Tea Party chairman, Lance Thate, invited Historic City News readers to attend on Election Night, Tuesday August 26, 2014 – 6:30pm, when St Johns County District 3 commissioner Bill McClure will be the special guest speaker.

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Comments on Historic City News

August 24, 2014 | By More
Comments on Historic City News

From time to time, we make improvements to the Historic City News website, http://historiccity.com/ and we are making some this month. One, that has actually been available for several months now, is the ability to post comments to our website without being logged in to a facebook account.

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FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

August 23, 2014 | By More
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 through the coming week.

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Children’s Museum left city – but not city politics

August 23, 2014 | By More
Children’s Museum left city – but not city politics

Under the Internal Revenue Code, all section 501(c)(3) organizations are absolutely prohibited from directly or indirectly participating in, or intervening in, any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for elective public office.

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First day of school attendance record high

August 19, 2014 | By More
First day of school attendance record high

Chief of Community Relations for the St. Johns County School District, Christina Langston, reported to Historic City News that yesterday’s opening day found St. Johns County continuing to be one of the fastest growing counties in the state; the student count was 31,671 — an increase of 1,168 students or 3.8 percent over last year’s […]

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Bicycle safety initiative: Don’t be a Salmon

August 18, 2014 | By More
Bicycle safety initiative: Don’t be a Salmon

Heather Neville, Director of Velo Fest, announced to Historic City News the launch of a new and fun education program kicking off today. “Don’t Be a Salmon” will focus on helping all road users know which way to ride their bicycle, which is with the flow of traffic, even when on a sidewalk.

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Marriage Licenses Applications – 8/17/2014

August 17, 2014 | By More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 8/17/2014

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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Florida Highway Patrol: Now Hiring

August 14, 2014 | By More
Florida Highway Patrol: Now Hiring

Sergeant Dylan L. Bryan, spokesman for the Troop G Public Affairs Office, has invited all Historic City News readers who are interested in becoming a member of the Florida Highway Patrol to attend a statewide hiring event hosted today.

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Shaver honored to accept recognition for Galimore donations

August 13, 2014 | By More
Shaver honored to accept recognition for Galimore donations

Nancy Shaver, like so many other Lincolnville residents, was delighted when the community pool at the Willie Galimore Center was reopened. In 2010, after being closed for more than a year, and, despite an Interlocal agreement with the Parks and Recreation Department of St Johns County to maintain the public facilities, Assistant County Administrator Jerry […]

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Investigation reveals over 200 misclassified Flagler students

August 12, 2014 | By More
Investigation reveals over 200 misclassified Flagler students

Historic City News has learned from a report released today that the investigation conducted by Melissa Nelson, of the McGuire-Woods law firm in Jacksonville, reveals that score tampering at Flagler College in St. Augustine went back at least six more years than originally reported.

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Groups accuse FPL of making solar plan publicity gimmick

August 12, 2014 | By More
Groups accuse FPL of making solar plan publicity gimmick

State regulators today approved a program that will allow Florida Power & Light customers to voluntarily chip in $9 a month to help pay for solar-energy projects — despite opposition from two groups that work to expand the use of solar power.

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Bill of Rights topic for St Augustine Tea Party meeting

August 10, 2014 | By More
Bill of Rights topic for St Augustine Tea Party meeting

Historic City News readers are invited to attend and bring a friend when the St Augustine Tea Party holds its next regular meeting on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Village Inn; located at 900 North Ponce de Leon Boulevard in St. Augustine.

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Local YMCA honors Shaver for two-years of charitable giving

August 9, 2014 | By More
Local YMCA honors Shaver for two-years of charitable giving

After ex-chairman of the St Johns County Board of Commissioners, Ken Bryan, delivered his infamous “contracts are made to be broken” speech a couple of years ago, reneging on a decade-long Inter-local Agreement that required the City to pay the County to maintain the Willie Galimore Center and pool, the City found few resources to […]

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FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

August 8, 2014 | By More
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 through the coming week.

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Our neighbors find that a night trolley downtown is a success

August 7, 2014 | By More
Our neighbors find that a night trolley downtown is a success

Downtown trolley try-out a success By: Jensen Werley Historic City News is following, with interest, an article by Jensen Werley, who covers logistics, manufacturing and defense activities published in the pages of Jacksonville Business Journal. She reports that the Jacksonville Transportation Authority’s test of a “Downtown Night Trolley” last weekend went so well, that staff […]

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Thrasher, Hankerson at Flagler County Forum

August 4, 2014 | By More
Thrasher, Hankerson at Flagler County Forum

While Historic City News reporters are reporting from the Lewis Auditorium on the Flagler College campus, located at 14 Granada Street in St Augustine, beginning at 5:00 p.m. this evening, The Flagler County Chamber of Commerce, Flagler County Association of Realtors, and the Flagler Home Builders Association, are preparing for their own forum that begins […]

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Hailing aboard the USS New York

August 3, 2014 | By More
Hailing aboard the USS New York

St Augustine Navy League Vice President for Public Affairs, Kim Kendall, informed local Historic City News reporters that on July 30th, fourteen members of the St Augustine / Palm Coast Council of the Navy League of the United States were hailed aboard the USS NEW YORK (LPD-21) at Naval Station Mayport.

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FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

August 2, 2014 | By More
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 through the coming week.

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Flagler College announces promotions at Proctor Library

August 1, 2014 | By More
Flagler College announces promotions at Proctor Library

Flagler College has announced several changes to Historic City News recently, including promotions at the Proctor Library including the promotion of Brian Nesselrode to director of library services.

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Miller named director of First Year Experience program

August 1, 2014 | By More
Miller named director of First Year Experience program

Tom Iacuzio informed local Historic City News reporters that Jill Miller has been selected as the Director of the First Year Experience and Co-Curricular Programs at Flagler College.

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Afghanistan Veteran Receives New Home

July 31, 2014 | By More
Afghanistan Veteran Receives New Home

Afghanistan Veteran Receives New Home By Special Features Writer, Michael Isam Special to Historic City News “Homes For Our Troops” held their 3rd key-ceremony in St. Johns County since 2011 this month. The first was Marine Cpl. Tyler Southern; followed in 2012 with keys presented to GySGT John Hayes and his family, and on Saturday, […]

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Governor Scott welcomes those observing Civil Rights Month

July 31, 2014 | By More
Governor Scott welcomes those observing Civil Rights Month

The landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 2, 1964, was honored recently when Florida’s governor, Rick Scott, extended greetings and best wishes to all residents and visitors who are observing July 2014 as Civil Rights Month.

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Marriage Licenses Applications – 7/27/2014

July 29, 2014 | By More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 7/27/2014

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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Dems will host non-partisan candidates

July 29, 2014 | By More
Dems will host non-partisan candidates

The St. Johns Democratic Party reported to Historic City News that invitations have been extended for an open meet-and-greet forum for candidates in the Primary and General Elections whose contests are non-partisan; such as Circuit Court Judge, Mosquito Control Board, Airport Authority, and City Commission.

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Republican Assembly holds annual convention

July 28, 2014 | By More
Republican Assembly holds annual convention

At the invitation of Assembly president, Eric West, Historic City News editor Michael Gold attended Saturday’s annual convention of the St. Johns County Republican Assembly. Participants in the public portion of the meeting included candidates for election in various seats being contested in the August 26th Primary Election.

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FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

July 25, 2014 | By More
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 through the coming week.

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