It is the mission of Historic City News to hold public figures accountable to the public, and Florida law demands open local government. Open government is essential to a free, open and democratic society. County commissioners, members of city council, members of the board of education and everyone who sits on local government committees, commissions, boards and authorities must realize Continue Reading →
Letter: Thirty-two years’ experience matters George Lareau St Johns County, FL Dear Editor and Historic City News readers: Cheryl Strickland served as our elected Clerk of Court for nearly 20 years. When she announced she would retire in August 2015, she requested the Governor appoint me to fill the remainder of her term. It was a logical request. I had Continue Reading →
Letter: City wasting thousands of gallons of water Denise McCorkle St Augustine, FL Dear Editor: I am writing to Historic City News because, once again, my neighborhood is being flooded by an out-of-control fire hydrant that has apparently been fitted to dump thousands of gallons of treated water into the street several times every day.