Tag: Featured

House District 17 Primary Winner: Cyndi Stevenson, St Augustine

January 27, 2015 | By More
House District 17 Primary Winner: Cyndi Stevenson, St Augustine

Cyndi Stevenson is a Florida native and more than thirty year resident of Northeast Florida.  Tuesday she narrowly defeated St Augustine businessman, Mike Davis, and attorney Jack Capra in the Republican Special Primary Election.  She faces opposition in the April Special General Election.

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Senate District 6 Primary Winner: Travis Hutson, St Augustine

January 27, 2015 | By More
Senate District 6 Primary Winner: Travis Hutson, St Augustine

Travis Hutson has won election to Florida Senate District 6, which includes Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns Counties and part of Volusia County, in the Special Primary Election that was held Tuesday. He faces opposition in the General Election in April.

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House District 24 Primary Winner: Paul Renner, Palm Coast

January 27, 2015 | By More
House District 24 Primary Winner: Paul Renner, Palm Coast

Paul Renner was raised on the First Coast and has always believed that Northeast Florida is an outstanding place to live and work. His parents exemplified servant leadership and instilled a love of community in him from a young age-his father as a pastor and his mother through her service as a public school teacher. […]

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Download Pocket Ranger for free this Spring

January 27, 2015 | By More
Download Pocket Ranger for free this Spring

An updated global-positioning tool that shows your proximity to every public-beach access point in Florida, as well as information and locations for all of the 171 state parks and trails, is now available to Historic City News readers with an Android smartphone or iPhone.

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Five-story hotels rejected by commission

January 26, 2015 | By More
Five-story hotels rejected by commission

Two five-story hotels, a proposed upgrade for the Quality Inn by owner Farid Ashdji to upgrade to a Hyatt Place, and, proposed new construction of the Ponce Hotel, Inc., by hotelier Kanti Patel, were rejected on first reading by the St Augustine City Commission tonight.

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St Augustine Tea Party holds January meeting

January 26, 2015 | By More
St Augustine Tea Party holds January meeting

Historic City News has learned that the members of the St Augustine Tea Party will hold their January General Meeting tomorrow, January 27, 2015, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Village Inn located at 900 North Ponce de Leon Boulevard in St. Augustine.

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Anastasia Island Library in February

January 26, 2015 | By More
Anastasia Island Library in February

ANASTASIA ISLAND All libraries will be closed on Monday, February 16th in honor of President’s Day. No items will be due this day and we will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, February 17th.

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Orientation events for potential Guana Reserve volunteers

January 26, 2015 | By More
Orientation events for potential Guana Reserve volunteers

Dr Michael Shirley, director of the GTM Research Reserve, informed local Historic City News reporters that the Guana-Tolomato-Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve will host two volunteer orientation events at the Environmental Education Center next month.

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10th Annual St Johns Reads program

January 26, 2015 | By More
10th Annual St Johns Reads program

Les Standiford’s Florida themed book, “Last Train to Paradise: Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean”, has been selected for the 10th Annual St Johns Reads program; and, Debra Rhodes Gibson promises Historic City News readers it is sure to be a crowd pleaser.

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Guest Column: Tuesday is a Very Important Day

January 26, 2015 | By More
Guest Column: Tuesday is a Very Important Day

Guest Column: Tuesday is a Very Important Day Vicky Oakes, Supervisor of Elections St Johns County, Florida Tuesday 1/27 is a very important day – Its Election Day!  The Primary Election is open to all registered Republicans in the following 4 counties:  St Johns, Flagler, Putnam and a part of Volusia County.

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