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  • Memorial Day began in honor of the Civil War dead


    Historic City News subscribers probably know the recent history and plight of the Ladies Memorial Association memorial to 46 local veterans of the American Civil War; whose lives and deaths were marginalized in August of 2020 by an appointed mayor, Tracy Upchurch, a since booted ex-commissioner, Leanna Freeman, and an impostor, Nancy Sikes-Kline, masquerading as the defender of historic preservation, who has jockeyed herself into a position where she is likely to be elected the city’s next mayor.

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  • Guest: Hordes of many colors


    Guest: Hordes of many colors

    By BOB FLIEGEL
    Special to Historic City News

    We now know the principal source of our immigration problem: hordes.

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  • Letter: City determined to destroy salvageable sailboat


    Gena Suzanne Gaston
    St Augustine, FL

    Dear Historic City News readers:

    I’m writing about an abandoned, derelict vessel that my boyfriend and I recovered recently. The City of St Augustine allowed the vessel to sit abandoned in the Salt Run marsh for over nine months.

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  • Holiday office hours for local government


    Historic City News was informed of the closures of local government offices in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

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  • Thousands came to the Unidos en la Música Festival 2022


    Thousands came to the Unidos en la Música Festival 2022
    By: Raphael Cosme

    With clear skies and a stinging sun, thousands of spectators arrived at the second edition of the “Unidos en la Musica” Festival; the largest Latin music event in North Florida according to a report filed by Historic City News correspondent Raphael Cosme.

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  • Finger Mullet Film Festival makes its debut at Crisp-Ellert


    Beth Sweeny, Director of External and Government Relations for Flagler College, reported to Historic City News this week that the inaugural Finger Mullet Film Festival will be held at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum beginning Friday, May 20th and continuing through Saturday, May 21st.

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  • Planned road closure report this week from Northeast FDOT


    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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  • St Johns County urges precautions to protect sea turtle nests


    Sea turtle nesting season is officially underway in St Johns County through October 31, 2022. Residents, visitors, and businesses are asked to help protect natural sea turtle habitats by observing all nesting season laws and regulations.

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  • The inaugural St Augustine History Festival begins May 11th


    May is National Preservation Month when organizations across the United States host events that promote historic places and heritage tourism to demonstrate the social and economic benefits of historic preservation.  During this month we are given the opportunity to recognize the diverse and unique heritage of our country’s cities and states.

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  • Florida Supreme Court has recently disciplined 13 attorneys


    Leslie H. Smith, spokesperson for the Department of Lawyer Regulation of The Florida Bar informed local Historic City News reporters that the Florida Supreme Court has recently disciplined 13 attorneys, disbarring one, suspending seven, reprimanding four and revoking the licenses of one. Three attorneys were placed on probation.

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  • Planned road closure report this week from Northeast FDOT


    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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