In a prepared statement issued Tuesday by the city manager in the aftermath of Monday evening’s city commission meeting, Regan said, in considering whether the city will put on the local 2020 Independence Day fireworks, […]
Christina Parrish Stone, Executive Director St. Johns Cultural CouncilSpecial to Historic City News One month ago I could not have imagined that I would be writing to you from my home office, with my teenaged […]
Because of the fact that St Johns County commissioners say they “lost faith” in former county administrator Michael Wanchick and his ability to effectively manage county staff, Wanchick was terminated by unanimous consent of The […]
Letter: Ensuring a safe outdoor environmentDoug BatailleDirector of Parks and RecreationSt. Johns County, FL Dear Historic City News subscribers:
Letter: County Commissioners are doing business as usual during a pandemic Dennis StewartSt. Augustine, FL 32092 Dear Historic City News Editor, This is email I received from my County commissioner Jeb Smith in response to […]
Wendy CrosbySt Augustine, FL Dear Historic City News editor: Does anyone know if St Johns County and the city of Saint Augustine are going to close hair salons, barber shops, nail salons and tattoo shops?
Seemed like an opportune time for me to offer an opinion from a long-time friend who, like me, shares a history and connection to St Johns County’s north beaches. I grew up on Vilano Beach, […]
For those in the often-mocked “prepper” community, this whole coronavirus pandemic is quickly becoming their “I told you so” moment. But according to an Associated Press report, many are resisting saying that, even if it’s […]
Historic City News editor Michael Gold was seen by witnesses in the early morning hours today, Sunday March 8, 2020 at about 5:00 a.m. According to his wife, he was going to meet friends at […]
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 […]
Is there a place in Florida that is more vulnerable to the effects of rising sea levels and the quality of water than St Augustine and St Johns County? With “resiliency” being the buzz word […]
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 […]