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  • Casado begins 60-day sentence at St Johns County Jail

    During a sentencing hearing that commenced at 9:03 a.m. yesterday in St Augustine, Historic City News observed as 32-year-old defendant Luis Arthur Casado learned his fate on remaining misdemeanor charges stemming from the shooting incident that killed Adam Alexander Amoia on May 29, 2021.

  • Public Notice of Pollution – City of St Augustine

    Pursuant to Section 403.077, F.S., the Florida Department of Environmental Protection informed local Historic City News reporters that they received the following Public Notice of Pollution for a reportable release within the City of St Augustine.

  • New city police officers begin training

    This week, the St Augustine Police Department reported to Historic City News the hire of three new police officers who are ready to begin their law enforcement careers.

  • Fucci sentenced to life in prison

    This morning, following a two-day hearing, local Historic City News reporters learned that 16-year-old Aiden Sean Fucci was sentenced to life in prison by Circuit Court Judge R. Lee Smith after Fucci pled guilty as an adult charged with the first-degree murder of his classmate, Tristyn Bailey.

  • Protection of historical monuments and memorials

    In a quote attributed to George Orwell in 1984, now suffering the challenges of disputed parentage, it is said that the most effective way to destroy people is to “deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history”. As of last week, whoever can correctly claim those words does so with growing support in the Florida legislature; as Bills are briskly moving forward in both the House and Senate that will provide some degree of protection for historical monuments and memorials in the State.

  • Happy Birthday to Historic City News: 23 years old today

    Michael Gold, Founder
    Historic City News

    Twenty-three years ago today, March 18, 2000, I registered the domain name and began writing and publishing what was considered unconventional at the time – a completely online version of a local community news journal with extensive photo galleries.

  • Kendall announces candidacy for State Representative

    On Wednesday, March 1, Kim Kendall reported to Historic City News that she has filed to run for the State Representative, District 18 seat which encompasses northern St. Johns County. Kendall is a conservative Republican who puts God, family, and liberty first.  Representative Cyndi Stevenson currently holds the seat but reaches her term limit next year.

  • Obituary: Henry Frederick Green Jr

    Historic City News learned last week of the passing of former St Johns County Commission chairman, Fred Green.  He died on February 21st at the age of 95. Fred was born on August 2, 1927, in Wilmington, Delaware to Henry F Green, Sr, and Edith Shallcross Green.

  • A new low-cost airline wants to bring passenger service to St Augustine

    Today, a special meeting of the St Johns County Airport Authority might signal the return of commercial air service at the Northeast Florida Regional Airport, according to details received by Historic City News this morning.  The five-member board will decide whether to pursue contract negotiations with another low-cost carrier that wants to bring passenger service to St Augustine.

  • Freese and Nichols add Cheryl Robitzsch as Design-Build Leader

    Freese and Nichols have announced to Historic City News local reporters the new hire of Cheryl Robitzsch, PE, a nationally recognized water and wastewater project leader, to head the Design-Build team as they help communities complete vital infrastructure projects from their offices in Jacksonville.

  • Celebration of Life: George Thornton

    Historic City News subscribers who were friends of the late Chief of the St Augustine Police Department George Thornton are invited to visit during an informal celebration of life planned from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. today, Sunday, February 26, 2023, at The Sandbar on Crescent Beach in St Augustine.