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Johns Creek Parkway Traffic Solutions Public Meeting 7 p.m. / September 23 251 Huffner Hill Circle, St. Augustine, FL 32092 St. Johns County Traffic Operations will host a meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, September 23 in the Johns Creek Community Center, 251 Huffner Hill Circle, St. Augustine, FL 32092, to consider traffic concerns for the area within Johns Creek Parkway. During the meeting, Traffic Operations staff will discuss the details of the Traffic Calming Program and process, as well as, provide technical details regarding traffic speeds, traffic volumes, and observed safety considerations.
Whether babysitting for neighbors, serving as a head acolyte for the Trinity Episcopal Church or solving world issues with Model UN at Pedro Menendez High School, Lazar has a lot on her plate. To help her make the transition from nervous freshman to involved junior, Lazar found refuge in the 450th Youth Ambassadors.
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- A state park on the first coast is battling erosion, and the erosion could threaten an archaeological site.
Opportunities are available to volunteer for one or more of the following positions through the Council on Aging and Coastal Community Center, according to an announcement received by Historic City News from Ginny Draper this week. If you would like to apply, contact Draper or Elise Moloney at 904-209-3686 for more information.
SUE.BJORKMAN@STAUGUSTINE.COM The Fuente de los canos de San Francisco fountain is located on the south side of the Visitor Information Center. SUE.BJORKMAN@STAUGUSTINE.COM The Fuente de los canos de San Francisco fountain is located on the south side of the Visitor Information Center.
Author and medical doctor Robin Cook vaulted onto the literary scene in 1977 with his much acclaimed medical thriller, "Coma." It was the first of 28 books, all of which became best sellers.
One of the costumes for the Hysterical Historic Collection. Pedro Menendez's stylish outfit features white shopping bag ruffled cuffs recycled car floor mat boots.
GARY LE VEILLE/CORRESPONDENT A crowd gathers outside of the parking garage during the St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival's Grand Tasting Saturday afternoon, September 13, 2014. DARON.DEAN@STAUGUSTINE.COM Participants in the St. Augustine Spanish Wine FestivalA a a s Batalla de Vino use squirt guns to color their opponents with red wine at Francis Field on Saturday afternoon, September 13, 2014.
At the appointed hour of 3:00 p.m., on Friday, September 12, the order was barked to bring members of the Florida National Guard to attention. Thus began the "Retreat" ceremony.
The historic city of St Augustine FL was founded by the Spanish in 1565. Over the next four and a half centuries, it was burned to the ground nine times by pirates, native attacks, and British troops, was ruled by Britain for 21 years before returning to Spanish rule, then sold to the US, joined the Confederacy, was captured by the Union Navy, served as a prison during several wars, and is now the oldest existing city in the United States.
A 44-year-old St Augustine man was stopped by St Augustine police officers this week because the vehicle he was driving matched the description of a car used in a theft from Target. A computer check on the driver, David Albert Turner who resides at 142 Dory Road in St Augustine, revealed that he was operating the vehicle with a suspended license.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Two died and three were injured after the driver of an SUV lost control and crashed into a thicket of trees in Bakersville St. Augustine man charged in fatal 2013 crash JACKSONVILLE, Fla.
Friday night, the third major event in the third annual St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival, the Cava Reception and Dinner, had the well-dressed attendees enjoying Spanish wine, food, and music. The elegant evening went one better than three in one area, however.
Shiloh Baptist Church, 271 W. King St., will celebrate 80 years in the community at 4 p.m. Sunday with a special service that will be attended by churches in St. Augustine and Jacksonville. The public is invited to attend.
Once again the need for the City of St. Augustine to review its zoning regulations became obvious to me and many others at a recent Planning and Zoning Board meeting, at which a property owner intended to turn the old castle at Flagler Boulevard and Alcazar Street in Davis Shores into a "small events venue". The board has faced these proposals all too often, and a review is needed, ideally with St. Augustine's citizens and neighborhood associations taking that review into their own hands.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 03:38 am
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