Did you know that not one Floridian voted for Abraham Lincoln in 1860? Historic City News has collected some fun, little known facts about Florida history and we’d like to share them with you.
Editorial: Three cheers for HB-7 Michael Gold, EditorHistoric City News For years I have bemoaned Florida’s “Printed Newspaper Protection Act”, sections 50.011 and 50.031, Florida Statutes, that created a monopoly for mullet wrappers across the […]
The City of St Augustine will no longer have a director of public affairs. In fact, when Historic City News received the Press Release announcing the retirement of 65-year-old Public Affairs Director Paul Williamson, the […]
Jeffrey D. KottkampFlorida’s 17th Lieutenant Governor Special to Historic City News Last week we paused to give thanks for our blessings including the blessing of living in the greatest country in the history of mankind. […]
Michael Gold, Editor in ChiefHISTORIC CITY NEWS This week the St Johns County Commission handled the people’s business with distinction. In a couple of bold moves that restored my faith in the ability of our […]
Historic City News obtained a copy of a recent email sent by Mayor Nancy Shaver to St Augustine Mayor Tracy Upchurch upon their return from the American Flood Coalition Summit in Washington, DC. Mayor Shaver, […]
Ann B. Shortelle, Ph.D., Executive DirectorSt. Johns River Water Management District Dear Historic City News editor: The St. Johns River Water Management District wants Historic City News readers to know that we have launched a […]
Jeffrey Kottkamp17th Lt. Governor of Florida Dear Historic City News editor: I find that many children in our public schools are not being taught about American Exceptionalism.
Letter: American Legion delivers 100-years of service Eric WestSt Johns County, FL Dear Historic City News editor: At the end of last month, I was able to attend the 101st American Legion Convention in Indianapolis, […]
Dennis McDonaldFlagler County, Florida Dear Historic City News editor; There was a recent article about an Ormond Beach walker being personally violated when he takes his four-mile walk each day. It sent me back to […]
It has been the experience at Historic City News that almost every time local government attempts to tell local business owners how to run their businesses; or worse, tries to regulate the operation of privately […]
Bill Jones, as president of the St Augustine Beach Civic Association Board of Directors, forwarded a copy of an open letter to Historic City News which he sent to the City Commission of St Augustine […]
By Diane Scherff, PresidentTrump Club of St Johns County On July 4, 1776, 13 colonies claimed their independence from England, an event which eventually led to the formation of the United States of America. Each […]