St. Augustine Newswire (Page 6)

St. Augustine Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for St. Augustine, FL. (Page 6)

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  1. Police respond to 5-car pileup last nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Historic City News

    Three people were taken to a hospital after a five-vehicle crash Wednesday evening in St. Augustine, the St. Johns County Fire Rescue Department said.

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  2. City police may be searching for same robber as Flagler sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Historic City News

    St Augustine police have been trying to locate a man who they say robbed the CVS pharmacy located at 2703 North Ponce de Leon Boulevard around 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 12th. Now, investigators from the Flagler County Sheriff's Office say they may be searching for the same man.

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  3. Worker killed in apparent accident at Manning SupplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Historic City News

    Witnesses on the scene at Manning Building Supply this afternoon told local Historic City News reporters that a co-worker, 57-year-old Dwight Harry Cook of St. Augustine, was crushed and killed while handling large panel doors on the company's lot. Sheriff's investigators and St Johns County Fire Rescue responded, but according to reports from the scene, emergency medical care was too late to save Cook's life.

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  4. Police arrest former city commissioner for batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2012 | Historic City News

    Historic City News was informed that Errol D Jones has been arrested yet again by city police officers and charged with simple battery, a first-degree misdemeanor.

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  5. Obituary: Eddie Roy Lightsey SrRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Historic City News

    Historic City News has learned that 85-year-old Eddie Roy Lightsey, Sr. , of St. Augustine passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at his residence on Lightsey Road. Eddie lived most of his life in St. Augustine and served with the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office for 33 years, retiring as director of operations in 1994.

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  6. Local Tea Party will hear about the evolution of libertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Historic City News

    Historic City News readers are patriotically invited to attend the General meeting of the Saint Augustine Tea Party Tuesday evening, when the distinguished guest speaker will be Rosetta V. Bailey. Her presentation will correlate the evolution of liberty as the concept emerged in the founding of America.

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  7. FDOT road repairs and maintenance reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Historic City News

    Debbie Delgado reported the following St Augustine and St Johns County locations to Historic City News where the Florida Department of Transportation will be conducting roadwork that is expected to have an impact on driving, beginning this morning and continuing through the coming week. A1A at Euclid Avenue Daytime lane closures with flaggers Monday through Friday from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. to place a temporary barrier wall on the west side of A1A in preparation of turn lane installation.

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  8. Editorial: Praise to Representative Renner for his dissentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Historic City News

    Economic incentives and tax breaks for certain businesses have been in the news this week as their fate has been argued in Tallahassee. Palm Coast Representative Paul Renner is the sponsor of legislation that could eliminate those benefits that he says disproportionately advantage larger companies over smaller ones.

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  9. We know where the skeletons are buriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Historic City News

    St Augustine Archaeologist Carl Halbirt told Raphael Cosme, a Historic City News reporter on the scene of what Halbirt calls a "once in a lifetime" discovery, that the dig going on beneath the mall at 1 King Street has unearthed a number of human bones which Halbirt says could very well be the skeletal remains of European settlers who accompanied the City's founder, Pedro Menendez de Aviles, in 1565. 42-years before the English colony at Jamestown, Virginia and 55-years before the Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts, the City of St Augustine was founded; making it the oldest continuously occupied settlement of European origin in what became the United States.

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  10. Rash of downtown robberies have police concernedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Historic City News

    Following up on recent strong-arm robbery cases in St Augustine, Historic City News has learned that police are scouring the downtown area for video footage at the time of the robberies. On January 28, 2017 at approximately 8:45 p.m., a strong-arm robbery occurred at 27 Sevilla Street. 1 comment

  11. Hurricane Matthew town hall is not tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Historic City News

    The City of St Augustine announced to local Historic City News reporters that their town hall meeting, originally scheduled for Tuesday, February 7th, has been rescheduled to avoid conflicting with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of St. Johns County's "Tips for Kid's Sake" event. The meeting to discuss Hurricane Matthew's impact to infrastructure in Davis Shores will now be held on Tuesday, February 21st from 7:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m. at R. B. Hunt Elementary School, located at 125 Magnolia Drive. 1 comment

  12. City police continue to harass artists with citationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Historic City News

    The City of St Augustine was ordered by a Federal Court in 2009 to allow artists to create and sell paintings, prints, photographs and sculpture in public spaces; ruling that such was First Amendment protected activity. Five days following the Federal ruling, Historic City News reported that the city manager, aided by the city attorney and police department, acted in apparent retaliation by allowing anyone to sell anything in the Plaza.

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  13. Presenting US Service Academy student nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Historic City News

    United States Service Academy candidates from St Johns County area schools will be presented in a ceremony this Sunday, February 5th, by Congressman Ron DeSantis. The United States Service Academies are federal academies for the undergraduate education and training of commissioned officers for the United States Armed Forces.

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  14. FDOT road repairs and maintenance reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Historic City News

    Debbie Delgado reported the following St Augustine and St Johns County locations to Historic City News where the Florida Department of Transportation will be conducting roadwork that is expected to have an impact on driving, beginning this morning and continuing through the coming week. I-95 at County Road 210, International Golf Parkway Nighttime lane closures Thursday from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. at the County Road 210 southbound off-ramp and at the International Golf Parkway overpass for lighting repairs.

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  15. 36th Annual St Augustine Lions Seafood FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Historic City News

    Historic City News readers are invited to once again enjoy delicious varieties of seafood, an arts & crafts show, and an entertainment lineup featuring Jazz, Country, and Americana music, beginning Friday, March 3rd during the 36th Annual St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival. Promising that "There is something for everyone," the Lions Club says to bring the entire family and your desire for fun to one of Northeast Florida's premiere events.

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  16. Florida's first African-American physicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Historic City News

    The St. Augustine Historical Society informed local Historic City News reporters that, Thursday evening, they will sponsor a presentation by Charles Tingley about the life of Florida's first African-American physician, Dr. Alexander Darnes. The presentation will cover the history of Dr. Darnes; who was taken as a teenager to a U.S. army cavalry post in the West, went through the Civil War as the personal valet of Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith, gained freedom through Emancipation, sued for his right to vote, took a medical degree, stood up for equal rights on public transportation, and served the community as Florida's first African American physician.

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  17. Last night for Nights of Lights will be TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Historic City News

    St. Augustine's popular holiday season city-wide event - the famed Nights of Lights celebration - ends on January 31st. Tuesday is the last night for Historic City News readers to enjoy the glow of more than 3 million brilliant white lights this year.

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  18. Police arrest man wanted on armed robbery chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Historic City News

    St Augustine police tell Historic City News that today they obtained and executed an arrest warrant against a man identified in a January 14th armed robbery. The defendant, 27-year-old William Matthew Lucas, who resides at 78 Chapin Street in St. Augustine, is accused of using a firearm against his victim, who police say was robbed behind the Villa Zorayda Museum located at 83 King Street.

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  19. Changing landscape of media is topic for Flagler lectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Historic City News

    As part of the Government and Public Policy lecture series at Flagler College, Lee Rainie of the Pew Research Center will provide updates on the changing landscape of news reporting with the advent of Internet, mobile connectivity, and social media. He will also discuss the organization's latest findings on the state of politics and democratic institutions in the United States.

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  20. City policy allowed $100,000 sick and vacation payoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Historic City News

    With pay and termination benefits under the microscope last week for St Johns County Administrator Michael Wanchick, Historic City News found poorly worded employment policies at City Hall that allowed a recent retiree to collect over $100,000 as a cash payout for unused sick leave and vacation pay. City and county governments all have limits on the amount of severance compensation that can be paid to an employee for unused sick leave and vacation pay - except the City of St Augustine. 1 comment

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