Governor DeSantis expressed some trepidation Wednesday about a Senate proposal that would create a public-records exemption for sensitive information about members of the House, Senate and Cabinet, their spouses and children.
Among Monday’s activities commemorating the birthday of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a gathering at the site of the confederate veteran’s memorial in St Augustine’s Plaza de la Constitution. Historic City […]
During a ceremony Wednesday afternoon, the Florida National Guard’s 211th Regional Training Institute campus will be renamed in honor of Major General Douglas Burnett, who served as 20th Adjutant General of Florida from November 2001 […]
Historic City News learned that more than $1 billion in rental income was generated in Florida last year by the vacation rental home marketing company Airbnb. An announcement appeared in Florida Politics today quoting a […]
Pursuant to Section 403.077, F.S., the Florida Department of Environmental Protection informed local Historic City News reporters that they have received the following Public Notice of Pollution for a reportable release that occurred within St […]
After about 16-years of volunteer service on the Planning and Zoning Board of the City of St Augustine Beach, its chairman Jane West and vice-chairman Elise Sloan have resigned their highly visible positions; leaving the […]
Are you ready for the madness of youth basketball to return this spring? The St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department reported to Historic City News that the youth basketball league is ready to tip […]
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 […]