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  • Miguel: Freedom not Socialism at April Tea Party meeting


    The Saint Augustine Tea Party invites all Historic City News subscribers to attend their open meeting tomorrow night, Tuesday April 27th at 6:30 pm, at Norma D’s Kitchen, located at 224 N Main Street in Hastings Florida. The featured speaker will be Luis Miguel, a North Florida-based conservative news writer, activist, and Republican Party official, who has officially entered the 2022 GOP Primary Election for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Marco Rubio.

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  • Fort Mose – 1st Free Black Settlement


    Fort Mose Historic State Park has partnered with Florida Power & Light Company and The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, with publicity donated by Historic City News, to create a self-guided educational tour experience along the Flight to Freedom Trail. Interactive signage along the 3/4-mile trail will allow the annual reenactment to be experienced year-round.

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  • FDOT Northeast Florida Road Closures and Work Zone Awareness Week


    This week, the Florida Department of Transportation is commemorating Work Zone Awareness Week to remind motorists to practice extra caution when traveling through work zones. Governor DeSantis signed an official proclamation recognizing Work Zone Awareness Week with the goal of protecting vulnerable workers as they build and maintain Florida’s transportation infrastructure.

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  • Remembrance of Confederate soldiers


    Eleven Southern states will observe Monday, April 26, 2021 as Confederate Memorial Day.  In some of those states, the observance is called “Confederate Heroes Day” or “Confederate Decoration Day“.

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  • OBITUARY: James Gordon Rousseau


    On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Historic City News was informed of the death of 77-year-old James Gordon Rousseau.  He was born in St Augustine and proud of his Minorcan heritage.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester G. Rousseau and Frances Rousseau Fesperman, as well as a stepson, Charles Rardon.

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  • Hey, Senator Hutson! Just say NO, please


    St Augustine attorney Jane West, Policy & Planning Director for 1,000 Friends of Florida, asked the Historic City News editorial review board to evaluate several pieces of what she described as “very damaging bills” that are moving forward quickly in the current session of the Florida legislature.

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  • COVID-19 Vaccine Walk-up Appointments Wednesday


    All Historic City News readers, 16-years-old or older, may be eligible to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine when St Johns County holds walk-up appointments from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21st, at the Solomon Calhoun Community Center located at 1300 Duval Street in St Augustine.

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  • Tourism official believes the long-term planning for tourism is paying off


    The foresight of the St Johns County Board of County Commissioners who decided to continue tourism funding during the darker days of the COVID-19 pandemic, is paying dividends, according to Historic City News sources.  Visitors & Convention Bureau President Richard Goldman says, “Money spent maintaining awareness has led to providing continued long-term hiring to meet local demand.”

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  • Local Tea Party members learn the latest update regarding the Coronavirus


    Historic City News was asked to patriotically invite our subscribers to attend an open house meeting on Tuesday evening, April 13th at 6:30 p.m., at Norma D’s Kitchen, located at 224 N Main Street in Hastings Florida.  Their special guest speaker will be Dr. Stephen E. Grable, M.D., whose presentation will be about the several changes that have occurred recently involving vaccination against the ever-looming threat of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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  • FDOT Northeast Florida Road and Lane Closures Weekly Report


    Florida Department of Transportation Community Outreach Specialist Allen Nelson has updated Historic City News with the weekly lane closure report containing information regarding ongoing construction projects and traffic impacts for the coming week.  Our readers and subscribers will be updated every Friday by 5:00 p.m., with some unavoidable exceptions and state holidays.

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  • Nighttime Closures Expected on Hospital Creek Bridge


    As part of the Hospital Creek Bridge improvement project intermittent overnight closures are planned for the bridge from Friday, April 9 through Friday, April 23.  Closures will occur in 30-minute increments between the hours of 11:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.  The bridge, located on SR-A1A just west of the Vilano Beach Bridge, will reopen to allow emergency response vehicles to pass through when needed.

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