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County agrees to sell St Augustine Lighthouse buildings

March 4, 2014 | By More
County agrees to sell St Augustine Lighthouse buildings

During this morning’s meeting of the St Johns County Commission, an agreement was reached on the sale of several acres of maritime hammock nature trails, the 1876 historic keepers’ house and two Victorian-era summer kitchens as well as a garage and U.S. Coast Guard barracks from the WWII period that surround the St Augustine Lighthouse.

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Marriage Licenses Applications – 3/2/2014

March 2, 2014 | By More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 3/2/2014

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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Nolan will address Civic Association Roundtable

March 2, 2014 | By More
Nolan will address Civic Association Roundtable

Rick Lofgren, President of the St Johns County Civic Association, has invited Historic City News readers to attend their monthly Roundtable Meeting on Monday, March 10, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the St. Augustine Airport Conference Center second floor meeting room.

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Amphitheatre will offer bicycle parking

February 28, 2014 | By More
Amphitheatre will offer bicycle parking

Starting with the Steve Miller Band show on March 8th, Historic City News readers will notice new, semi-permanent parking as you come in the main entrance of the St Augustine Amphitheatre; according to Heather Neville, Executive Director Velo Fest Community Initiative.

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Register for Navy League mixer and dinner

February 27, 2014 | By More
Register for Navy League mixer and dinner

Navy League President, Mike Zollar, invites Historic City News readers to register and attend on Thursday, March 13th from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., when the St Augustine – Palm Coast Council of the Navy League of the United States is holding a social mixer at the St Augustine Officers Club, located at 82 Marine […]

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Activities at the Bartram Trail Library

February 27, 2014 | By More
Activities at the Bartram Trail Library

Activities at the Bartram Trail Library March will be a busy month for Historic City News patrons of the St Johns County Library. There is always something useful and fun available at each of the branches of the Library — all you have to do is ask.

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No, a hashtag is not a breakfast dish

February 24, 2014 | By More
No, a hashtag is not a breakfast dish

The FCTC Education Foundation has invited Historic City News readers to participate in a free presentation being held on campus Thursday, March 6th at 6:30 p.m., entitled, “Crossing the Digital Divide”.

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Founding member of First Coast Tea Party to be speaker

February 23, 2014 | By More
Founding member of First Coast Tea Party to be speaker

Saint Augustine Tea Party president, Lance Thate, has invited all Historic City News readers to attend the upcoming general meeting on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, when the guest speaker will be Billie Tucker; who, with five other similarly-minded patriots, decided to have a Tea Party on Tax Day; marking the beginnings of the First Coast […]

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Marriage Licenses Applications – 2/23/2014

February 23, 2014 | By More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 2/23/2014

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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Tri-Talent Musical Theater to add ages 6-8

February 22, 2014 | By More
Tri-Talent Musical Theater to add ages 6-8

February 18th was the first Tri-Talent Musical Theater class for ages 9-14. The instructor, Lindsay Gray, brought her younger daughter who participated with the older children, and the experiment went very well.

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Overnight closures begin on US-1 at Nocatee

February 21, 2014 | By More
Overnight closures begin on US-1 at Nocatee

FDOT District Two Public Information Director, Gina Busscher, cautions Historic City News readers that US-1 north, in the Nocatee area, is scheduled to be closed overnight for five nights beginning Sunday night because of work on the new CR-210 overpass.

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Brown will lead sheriff’s elder resource initiative

February 21, 2014 | By More
Brown will lead sheriff’s elder resource initiative

Retired Executive Director of the Council on Aging, Cathy Brown, has been tapped to lead a new initiative to provide resources and support for the elderly; but this time, it will be as part of St Johns County Sheriff David B. Shoar’s initiative to anticipate future needs of one of our most vulnerable demographics.

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Welcome back Lincolnville Farmers Market

February 19, 2014 | By More
Welcome back Lincolnville Farmers Market

Sue Agresta, of Lift Up Lincolnville Revitalization Corp., shared plans with Historic City News to reopen the Lincolnville Farmers Market as of next month. The sponsoring citizen group closed the popular Sunday market last summer and is excited about a new opportunity for its return.

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450th Youth Ambassadors Take a JOURNEY

February 19, 2014 | By More
450th Youth Ambassadors Take a JOURNEY

450th Youth Ambassadors Take a JOURNEY by: Kayley Sutton, Youth Ambassador Pedro Menendez High School, Class of 2015 The St Augustine Visitor Center was the stop for the Youth Ambassadors in February 2014. We had been to the Visitor Center one other time when the Picasso exhibit was located there. But this time, we had […]

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Tiberios honored at Art Association’s 90th anniversary

February 19, 2014 | By More
Tiberios honored at Art Association’s 90th anniversary

Two cultural giants of St. Augustine were honored at the St. Augustine Art Association’s 90th Anniversary gala attended by Historic City News on February 7th.

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Gentlemen’s Sewing Circle honor John Luhrs

February 18, 2014 | By More
Gentlemen’s Sewing Circle honor John Luhrs

Daniel D. Holiday updated Historic City News editor Michael Gold this morning on the completion of a major sewing project undertaken to complete replicas of the authentic main sail and top sail that would have been hoisted by 17th century Spanish boat builders aboard the Espiritu.

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Williar resigns for role in Flagler College admission scandal

February 17, 2014 | By More
Williar resigns for role in Flagler College admission scandal

Earlier today, Flagler College President, William T. Abare Jr., informed local Historic City News reporters that, last week, an internal investigation revealed that test scores, grade point averages, and class ranks of freshman entering the college from fall 2010 to fall 2013, were misreported to the media and certain evaluating agencies. Armed with the results […]

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Gardening programs introduced at St Augustine Youth Services

February 17, 2014 | By More
Gardening programs introduced at St Augustine Youth Services

Robin Kass Burchfield, Director of Development at St Augustine Youth Services, told Historic City News editor, Michael Gold, last week that it is hard to overstate the benefits to children when they garden; but, for some, the benefits may be profound — especially children who have experienced emotional and physical abuse, requiring separation from family […]

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Marriage Licenses Applications – 2/16/2014

February 16, 2014 | By More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 2/16/2014

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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Mangrove and Marsh Interface in Northeast Florida

February 16, 2014 | By More
Mangrove and Marsh Interface in Northeast Florida

Historic City News readers are invited to attend a free program and learn more about our coastal natural world on Tuesday, February 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. hosted at the Marineland Field Office of the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, located off A1A at 9741 Ocean Shore Boulevard, at the south […]

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St Augustine Art Association celebrates 90-years with Art Garden

February 14, 2014 | By More
St Augustine Art Association celebrates 90-years with Art Garden

Historic City News readers joined members of the the St. Augustine Art Association, many of North Florida’s foremost artists and patrons of the arts, as well as 10 past presidents of the organization on Friday, February 7, for a nautical-themed “Gala Galleón” to celebrate 90-years of promoting the arts in our local community.

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St Johns County Recognizes Employee of the Year

February 13, 2014 | By More
St Johns County Recognizes Employee of the Year

St Johns County officials announced to local Historic City News reporters that 24-year-old Kristine E. Benoit has been recognized as the “2013 St Johns County Employee of the Year” during a brief ceremony before the St Johns County Board of Commissioners this week. In making the presentation, the audience learned that Benoit has demonstrated a […]

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STAR annual installation and award meeting

February 12, 2014 | By More
STAR annual installation and award meeting

The St. Augustine Regional Council held their Annual Installation and Award Meeting on January 30th at the Allegro Banquet Room located at 1101 Plantation Island Drive in St. Augustine.

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Allegations of corruption intensify in Julington Creek Plantation

February 11, 2014 | By More
Allegations of corruption intensify in Julington Creek Plantation

The community development district for Julington Creek Plantation has had its share of critics over the past few months; those complaints have been mounting, and tempers have escalated beyond mere fault-finding and nit-picking to flat out accusations of corruption.

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Commissioner McClure guest speaker at Tea Party

February 10, 2014 | By More
Commissioner McClure guest speaker at Tea Party

Following the general business meeting of the St Augustine Tea Party, beginning at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow evening, February 11th, Historic City News readers are invited to listen when the guest speaker will be St Johns County Commissioner Bill McClure.

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Marriage Licenses Applications – 2/9/2013

February 9, 2014 | By More
Marriage Licenses Applications – 2/9/2013

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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Republican Women’s Club announces February speaker

February 8, 2014 | By More
Republican Women’s Club announces February speaker

The Republican Women’s Club of St Johns County has invited Historic City New readers to attend their luncheon meeting on Wednesday, February 19th, when their guest speaker will be Michael Werner; North Florida Director of Development for The James Madison Institute.

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FDOT road repairs and maintenance report

February 7, 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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Easter Festival has become a struggling tradition

February 7, 2014 | By More
Easter Festival has become a struggling tradition

Easter Festival has become a struggling tradition Formed more than 50 years ago at the request of city and Chamber of Commerce officials to spike a normally slow tourist period, official urgency for the St Augustine Easter Festival has waned. By George Gardner For Easter Festival Committee St. Augustine’s annual Easter Festival 2014 opened with […]

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Fastest out of 100 competitors is local firefighter

February 5, 2014 | By More
Fastest out of 100 competitors is local firefighter

Historic City News congratulates Firefighter Art Naidzich on recording the fastest time out of 100 competitors in the firefighter division during Saturday’s Fight for Air Climb.

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