Editorials

Spring forward Saturday night — again

March 11, 2022

Historic City News subscribers are reminded to “Spring forward” tomorrow (Saturday) night.  Daylight saving time in Florida will begin at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 13, 2022.  But more and more of our readers have […]

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The legislature is in session — hold on to your wallets

January 12, 2022

Historic City News reporters watched Tuesday as Florida Governor, and St Johns County resident, Ron DeSantis delivered his “State-of-the-State” address during the opening day of the 60-day, election-year, Legislative Session.

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Editorial: Fighting to keep Florida the “Sunshine State”

December 29, 2021

Michael GoldHISTORIC CITY NEWSSt Augustine, FL Florida Statute 97.0585 provides that confidential voter details, like social security number, driver license number, and Florida identification number, are exempt from public disclosure under s. 119.07(1) and s. […]

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Letter: Where has the time gone?

November 1, 2021

Max Royle, City ManagerCity of St Augustine Beach Dear Historic City News readers, The year 2021 marks my 45th year in the city management occupation. From that perspective, now may be an appropriate time to […]

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Cohn: Social media bill is un-constitutional

May 11, 2021

Social media bill is un-constitutionalAri Cohn, J.D.Special to Historic City News Gov. Ron DeSantis claims his “Transparency in Technology Act” would protect free speech. The bill restricts how social media sites moderate objectionable content and […]

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Hey, Senator Hutson! Just say NO, please

April 22, 2021

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 […]

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Guest: I love the new Castillo de San Marcos stamp

January 23, 2021

I love the new Castillo de San Marcos stamp Derek Boyd HankersonSt. Augustine I recently learned that the United States Postal Service issued a new stamp featuring a popular historic attraction in our town.

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