This week the House Appropriations Committee approved House member Tyler Sirois‘ bill (HB-389) that will allow pharmacists to administer flu tests; something that, in Historic City News’ view, is way overdue. St Augustine Republican Senator […]
Derek Boyd HankersonSt Augustine, FL Dear Historic City News Editor: I’m thrilled to have had members of my family who served in both southern and northern military units during the American Civil War, to include […]
Letter: Please support SB-1690 Preservation of Memorials Jill PacettiSt. Augustine, FL Historic City NewsSenator Jeff BrandesSenator Victor Manuel Torres Jr. I am writing to you today to explain why I feel we need stiffer penalties […]
Florida health officials say state law prevents them from telling the public about suspected cases of coronavirus, yet the state regularly revealed that information during the Zika crisis three years ago.
Letter: Will Rep Stevenson protect our local history? Lance Thate, ChairmanSt Augustine Tea Party Special to Historic City News It’s easy to take for granted our history in St, Augustine – after all its all […]
Peter W. LabereeMedford, New JerseySpecial to HISTORIC CITY NEWS We would all like to live in a world without hate. Indeed, most of us would like to live in a life without hate.
Michael Gold, Editor in ChiefHISTORIC CITY NEWS Every year in January, Brenda Parker returns to the community where she and her husband Ron were living in 1975. The young couple moved to St Augustine from […]
The St Augustine Reportby former Mayor George Gardner2002-2006 Annually, Historic City News defers to an experienced writer and editor, for his curated list of the top ten news stories in St Augustine and St Johns […]
At Historic City News last year, we adopted a new tool for cleaning up the writing on our website. In addition to two spellchecking applications, when a reporter submits an article to us for publication, […]
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 […]