The latest move to recover about $800,000 in embezzled funds from local taxpayers and the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office Benevolence Fund at the hands of Sheriff David Shoar’s Director of Finance, Raye Annette Brutnell, […]
Florida currently has 1,159 exemptions to its open government laws. Every exemption makes government less transparent. Historic City News is tracking 114 Bills during the 2020 legislative session that will either create new open government […]
Historic City News was notified by Florida Department of Transportation Public Information Officer, Allen Nelson, that traffic will be impacted at the following St Augustine and St Johns County locations where roadwork is being conducted.
Homeland Security Investigations informed Historic City News today of the disruption of a major marijuana trafficking operation, connecting suppliers in California with a distribution network in Northeast Florida. The operation in Jacksonville supplied St Johns […]
Ever wonder what it means when someone refers to “Sunshine Law” or why you must give your name and address before speaking during public comment at a City Commission meeting?
With four-of-five St Augustine city commissioners showing no interest in overturning their unanimous 2018-decision to protect the now 121-year-old memorial to Confederate soldiers in the city’s Plaza de la Constitucion, commissioner Nancy Sikes-Kline seized the […]
Here in America’s Oldest City, inspired by an ancient Spanish holiday practice of displaying lit candles on windowsills, the Annual Nights of Lights is set to brighten up the holidays once again. To experience the […]
A proposed ordinance at Monday’s City Commission meeting to add regulations to city parks and other public and semi-public venues prompted a series of suggestions for naming parks and streets.
Media relations officer Dee Brown reported to Historic City News this morning that the St Augustine Police Department is actively investigating a shooting incident that occurred about 8:45pm last night.