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

    20 hrs ago | Historic City News

    Historic City News was notified by Florida Department of Transportation Public Information Officer, Monica R. Reifeiss, that traffic will be impacted at the following St Augustine and St Johns County locations where roadwork is being conducted. Be alert to lane closures and temporary detours, as well as increased congestion in these areas.

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  2. Hit-and-run driver caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Historic City News

    St Augustine Police reported to Historic City News that, at about 4:19 a.m. this morning, 37-year-old Clayton Roberto Duncan who resides at 671 Julia Street in Saint Augustine fled the scene of a motor vehicle crash which led to his arrest on multiple charges. Leaving the scene of an accident with property damage in Florida is a second-degree misdemeanor, with a set bond of $1000.00.

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  3. Learn to develop a Business Continuity Plan during August workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Historic City News

    St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Manager Karen Everett encourages all Historic City News readers who own and manage businesses in St Johns County to register now for the Business Continuity Workshop being held on August 20th. This event is being presented by St. Johns County Emergency Management, St. Johns County Economic Development, the Northeast Florida Regional Council, the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce, and the International Economic Development Council.

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  4. Hyppo Coffee Bar is return to original conceptRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Historic City News

    Kara Pound reported to Historic City News business reporters that The Hyppo Coffee Bar has returned to its roots and is officially re-opened with its original coffee bar concept. The new store location serves housemade pastries and espresso drinks as well as a full selection of wine, beer, and refreshing ice pops.

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  5. Local man in jail facing three criminal traffic chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | Historic City News

    Historic City News was informed that Gregory Lee Johnson, who resides at 1632 Bay Hawk Ln Apt D3 in Saint Augustine, finds himself in the St Johns County Detention Facility this morning where he is currently being held without bond. While driving his vehicle yesterday, he was involved in a crash but failed to stop to complete a report or exchange information with the other driver as required by F.S. 316.061.

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  6. Henry Flagler sculpture installed at Potter's Wax MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Historic City News

    Potter's Wax Museum, the historic, family-friendly visitor and local attraction in downtown St. Augustine, Fla., offers a surreal experience with famous Hollywood celebrities, professional all-star athletes, and political figures. And now, the Museum's first bronze sculpture will be featured outside of the venue as a lifelike and life size bronze casting of Henry Flagler.

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

    Sunday Aug 12 | Historic City News

    Historic City News was notified by Florida Department of Transportation Public Information Officer, Monica R. Reifeiss, that traffic will be impacted at the following St Augustine and St Johns County locations where roadwork is being conducted. Be alert to lane closures and temporary detours, as well as increased congestion in these areas.

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  8. Will Jacksonville's once KKK grand dragon stop Rawls hate group?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Historic City News

    With all the hate-mongering rearing its ugly head around St Augustine, racial epithets indiscriminately hurled at white citizens of St Augustine, false accusations of racism, bigotry, and white supremacy designed to annoy the peaceful members of our city because a small handful didn't get their way, Historic City News found it ironic that a former leader of the Ku Klux Klan who participated in the white nationalist march last year in Charlottesville, Virginia, has returned home to Jacksonville and has denounced hate groups. The three-day "March for Change" that began in Jacksonville on May 15th and ended in St Augustine, on May 17, 2018 was a perfect example of people acting out of hate for everything.

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  9. Flagler College rents two city copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Historic City News

    At Monday night's regular city commission meeting, during the reading of the "consent agenda" when deals negotiated by City Manager John Regan and his cohorts get commission approval without public scrutiny or discussion, a new agreement between the City of St. Augustine and Flagler College will likely be approved for the provision of law enforcement services on Flagler College properties. In addition to their own campus security officers, the City has provided police officers to the college for several years by agreement.

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  10. The week ahead at City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Historic City News

    The City of St Augustine provided Historic City News a report of next week's regular and special meetings being held in the Alcazar Room of City Hall; located downstairs at 75 King Street, facing the main courtyard. Meetings scheduled for the week of Monday, August 13, 2018 through Friday, August 17, 2018 are open to the public, most meetings allow public comment.

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  11. Realtors endorse McClure in St Augustine mayoral raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Historic City News

    The St Augustine and St Johns County Board of REALTORSA announced to Historic City News that a local committee of members recently interviewed candidates in contested races for the offices of St Johns County Commission, City of St Augustine Commission, and St Augustine Beach Commission. Among local candidates receiving the support and recommendation of the group was mayoral candidate Bill McClure, for St Augustine City Commission Seat 3. "I am very proud to have the recommendation of the St Augustine and St Johns County Board of Realtors to represent you as the next mayor of St Augustine," McClure said.

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  12. City releases 2018 Infrastructure Assessment ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Historic City News

    After months of criticism of the overall poor condition of St Augustine's aging infrastructure, as well as management's policy to defer maintenance on essential mechanical and structural systems, City Manager John Regan is saying the City's 2018 Infrastructure Assessment Report indicates "city-wide improvements" over the past three years. First employed in St Augustine in 2015, this "report card" is modeled after "The Report Card for America's Infrastructure" produced by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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  13. How do you justify subsidizing a county-operated golf course?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 5 | Historic City News

    St Johns County Assistant Director of County Parks and Recreation, Billy Zeits, has his opinion that justifies not only the continued subsidy of annual operating losses at the St. Johns Golf Club, but also additional capital investment of $3 million - or more - to reconstruct 18 holes at the 30-year-old course. But many voters are saying that will be throwing more good money after bad.

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  14. Politics St Johns before Primary ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Historic City News

    More than 550 votes were cast in straw polls administered by the St. Johns County Supervisor of Elections office during the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce's Politics in St. Johns series of events that concluded this week. The candidate "meet and greet" events were held in Ponte Vedra on July 16 and in St. Augustine on August 1. As in past years when Historic City News reporters covered the main event, the polling event was open to those who registered in advance.

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

    Friday Aug 3 | Historic City News

    Historic City News was notified by Florida Department of Transportation Public Information Officer, Monica R. Reifeiss, that traffic will be impacted at the following St Augustine and St Johns County locations where roadwork is being conducted. Be alert to lane closures and temporary detours, as well as increased congestion in these areas.

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  16. Winner of Promenade the Alcazar art contest announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Historic City News

    Out of approximately 50 entries, Lightner Museum staff tell Historic City News local reporters that they were tasked with the tough decision of an art contest winner. Artwork mediums ranged from photography, stained glass, paper, line art, collage, mixed media, paintings, digital art and more.

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  17. St. Augustine Art Association Honors Wildlife ArtistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | Historic City News

    As if defying gravity, "Capra Ibex" a bronze sculpture of a wild goat perched on a mountaintop, fetched the top prize in the 9th Annual Nature and Wildlife Art Exhibition, on display at the St. Augustine Art Association through August 26th. The artist, Jeff Jones of Niceville, Florida, accepted the $2,000 Best in Show-Bradley/Mayer Award during the Opening Reception on July 21. He was among twelve artists recognized for their outstanding artistic achievements.

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  18. Farewell to the 118-year-old stores of 9 Aviles StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | Historic City News

    Historic City News reported on July 4th that the City of St Augustine had been notified of concerns over the stability of the 118-year-old commercial building at 9 Aviles Street. We reached out to David Birchim, Director of the Planning and Building Department, after we received calls from an owner and two tenants of nearby properties who expressed fear that the landmark building might go the way of the 1804 Don Pedro Fornell house on Spanish Street in September 2014.

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  19. Navigation District blocks $625,000 grant to City MarinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | Historic City News

    The Florida Inland Navigation District has placed a hold on funds to the City of St Augustine for marina repairs resulting from Hurricane Irma. The damage repair grant represented $625,000 that city manager John Regan was already spending after last Monday's city commission meeting.

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  20. Why did ThompsonBaker decline to renew city insurance?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | Historic City News

    "After much consideration, I have decided that ThompsonBaker Agency will not be submitting a response to the City of St. Augustine's Request for Proposals No. GS2018-06/ Insurance and Risk Management Services."

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