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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.
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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.
Two days after a 67-year old woman was hit and killed while crossing a busy road, her friends and neighbors are calling on the city for safety improvements. AND ROB AND JOY.
GRAHAM MARTIN/CORRESPONDENT Natia Johnson, a senior at First Coast Technical College, presents the main course, Pollo a La Catalana, for the Kick-Off Luncheon for the St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival at First Coast Technical College on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. ** GALLERY ** GRAHAM MARTIN/CORRESPONDENT From left, Melissa Nelson, executive director of the United Way, Beverly Slough, St. Johns County School Board and Carol Saviak, St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce's government relations manager, attend the Kick-Off Luncheon for the St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival at First Coast Technical College on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.
A 29-year-old St. Augustine man was arrested on Wednesday on charges of aggravated battery and battery on an education employee, and resisting an officer after two people were attacked at St. Johns River State College on 2990 College Drive, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office. A campus security officer said he was called to the school's Viking Center on a report of someone acting strangely.
The Ximenez-Fatio House Museum will be participating in this year's annual Fiesta de Aviles in downtown St. Augustine, according to a museum press release. The three-day celebration is based on the centuries old Running of the Bulls event in Pamplona, Spain.
The number of dolphins and whales found stranded on local beaches continues to rise. On Sunday in St. Augustine, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Dead dolphin numbers rise, morbillivirus to blame The number of dolphins and whales found stranded on local beaches continues to rise.
A coalition of Independents , Libertarians , Republicans and Democrats attended the post primary election celebration held at the Saint Augustine Tea Party's open meeting on September 9, 2014. The meeting was held at the Village Inn in St. Augustine, Florida.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:15 pm
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