Government

City Commission to hold private meeting

March 29, 2013

City Clerk Alison Ratkovic notified Historic City News that a special meeting of the St Augustine City Commission will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 1 in the Alcazar Room at City Hall, for […]

Public Safety

31-year-old DNA match identified in murder case

March 28, 2013

William W. Browning, born October 23, 1957, is serving a 150-year prison sentence for the second-degree beating and stabbing death of 44-year-old state social worker supervisor Judson Clements; but today, he is in the custody […]

Community

Civil Air Patrol leaders honored

March 28, 2013

The St Augustine Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron reported to Historic City News that their Commander, Ralph Aviles, was recently promoted to the rank of Major by Civil Air Patrol Group Two Commander, Lt. Col. […]

Editorials

Letter: Board should not renew attorney’s contract

March 28, 2013

Letter: Board should not renew attorney’s contract Pat Greenfield St Augustine, FL Dear Editor: I see that, once again, the issue of Patrick McCormack continuing his employment as the County Attorney comes before the Board […]

Public Safety

Shoar not reopening closed suicide case

March 28, 2013

Explaining to Historic City News editor Michael Gold this afternoon, Commander Charles E. Mulligan made clear that continued controversy in the 2010 suicide of 24-year-old Michelle O’Connell has caused Sheriff Shoar to review the entire […]

Community

St Francis shelter receives Kiwanis food donation

March 28, 2013

Project Chairman Steve Fricke informed Historic City News reporters that the guest speaker at this morning’s regular Thursday meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Historical St Augustine was Renee Morris, Executive Director of St Francis […]

Community

Flagler adjunct debuts first published novel

March 28, 2013

Former Flagler College adjunct English professor, Laura Smith, will launch her debut novel, “Heart of Palm,” with a reading in the college’s Flagler Room at 6:30 p.m. on April 5 and all Historic City News […]

Business

Art, Culture, and Heritage grant workshops

March 28, 2013

St Johns Cultural Council announced to Historic City News that local non-profit organizations interested in applying to the Tourist Development Council for an “Art Cultural and Heritage Grant” during fiscal year 2014, will have three […]

Community

St Augustine Easter Parade Sunday

March 28, 2013

Historic City News readers will want to be aware of traffic congestion, detours and parking restrictions in place and anticipated as a result of Sunday’s Easter Parade so that everyone enjoys their afternoon in downtown […]

Sarah E Miller MA RPA
Editorials

Letter: Citizen Archaeology Permit program

March 28, 2013

Letter: Citizen Archaeology Permit program Sarah E. Miller, M.A., RPA St Augustine, FL Dear Editor: Florida is considering a “Citizen Archaeology Permit” program that would extensively impact archaeology sites on state lands.

Public Safety

Three-car crash sends five to area hospitals

March 27, 2013

Five people were hurt, one seriously in a three vehicle crash that occurred early yesterday evening, according to a report received by Historic City News this afternoon.

Community

Renting city property for events

March 27, 2013

If it will just stop raining and warm up a bit, Historic City News readers are accustomed to this time of year for outdoor activities and events leading up to the summer — Celtic Festival, […]

Government

City anticipating Lightner restoration grant

March 27, 2013

Subject to legislative funding of Special Category Grant Projects, Historic City News has learned that, at some point during the state’s fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014, St Augustine may receive $175,000, which the city […]

Public Safety

Florida Cracker Cafe manager among those charged

March 26, 2013

Last Friday at about 9:00 p.m., two teenagers entered the Florida Cracker Café located at 81 St George Street in St Augustine. They were greeted by 46-year-old manager, Denise Ferguson, who told them, “the kitchen […]

Community

STAR Awards recognize best and brightest

March 26, 2013

The St Johns County Chamber of Commerce and St Johns County School Board notified Historic City News that they have recognized seventy-six of the best and brightest local students — representing the top three percent […]

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