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  • Participate in discussion of St Johns County 2023 Legislative Session


    All Historic City News subscribers are invited to participate in the upcoming meeting of the St Johns County Legislative Delegation being held on Monday, December 19, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the St Johns County Commission Chamber Auditorium, located at 500 San Sebastian View, St Augustine, Florida.  Compliance with current CDC guidelines is required for the health and safety of all those in attendance.

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  • Early results in local races for elections in St Johns County


    With Election Day and mail-in ballots freshly counted, Historic City News can report the 11:00 p.m. Election Night standings.  The polls have been closed for four hours at this point.

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  • On your mark.  Get set.  VOTE!


    Historic City News subscribers have their first opportunity to vote in person today as St Johns County Supervisor of Elections Vicky Oakes commences Early Voting for the November 8, 2022, General Election. Early Voting runs through Saturday, November 5th, which includes two Saturdays and a Sunday. Regardless of your home precinct, you may vote early at any one of the eight designated Early Voting locations, open daily from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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  • St Johns County mourns the passing of Commissioner Paul Waldron


    Historic City News learned that early this morning (Tuesday) St Johns County District 3 Commissioner Paul Waldron passed away.  Waldron’s health has been diminished since an extended battle with COVID-19 which left him hospitalized and bedridden just two years ago.  Further medical complications followed leaving him with limited mobility and depending on a walker as he continued his duties and appearances at events around the county.  In just a couple of weeks, on November 5th, he would have turned 54 years old.

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  • Neighborhood Council holds city commission candidate forum


    Burry Gowen, president, will serve as moderator and will ask questions collected from residents when the Neighborhood Council of St Augustine presents its 2022 City Commission Candidate Forum on Wednesday, October 19th at the Waterworks Building, located at 184 San Marco Avenue.

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  • You can not vote in November if you are not registered by Tuesday


    Almost all Historic City News subscribers are registered and eager to vote in the General Mid-term Election to be held on November 8, 2022.   However, you cannot vote in November if you are not registered by Tuesday.  Unlike the August Primary Election, all registered St Johns County voters will vote in November – even if the seat is only contested by a “write-in” candidate, whom many consider nothing more than a “spoiler”.

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  • Ian recovery programs are available for residents


    The Florida Division of Emergency Management announced to local Historic City News reporters that there are already a number of programs available to Florida home and business owners in need of recovery assistance related to property damages and economic injuries sustained during Hurricane Ian.

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  • “Tracking Your Tax Dollars” gives insight into county spending


    This week, Brandon Patty, St Johns County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, presented the second edition of his popular version of the Annual Financial Report to the Board of County Commissioners.

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  • Civic Roundtable hosts public meeting on sales tax increase


    The St. Johns County Civic Roundtable will host a town hall presentation led by St Johns County Commission chair Henry Dean at noon on Monday, October 10th, regarding the proposed 1¢ sales tax increase.

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  • Top brass makes a personal visit to flood-prone Davis Shores after Hurricane Ian


    Governor Ron DeSantis, Florida Department of Emergency Management head Kevin Guthrie and FEMA Regional Administrator Deanne Criswell visited St Augustine Friday and toured perpetually flood-prone Davis Shores; taking stock of storm damage suffered as Hurricane Ian churned past.

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  • There are 58 deaths attributed to Hurricane Ian with 5 in the 7th Judicial Circuit


    Dana Kelly, the spokesperson for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Office of Public Information, confirmed for Historic City News that Florida district medical examiners are reporting hurricane deaths across the state now total 58, with 5 of those being confirmed in the 7th Judicial Circuit.  St Johns County has so far been spared from the death toll, as has Putnam and Flagler.

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