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  1. Commissioner Sikes-Kline refuses to support local police with Plaza ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Historic City News

    Despite her attempt to stop the St Augustine City Commission from advancing proposed Ordinance 2018-16 to a second reading and public hearing, Nancy Sikes-Kline, a candidate for re-election after 8-years of filling a chair, failed to get the required three votes and the ordinance will be heard at the next commission meeting, November 5, 2018. Historic City News reporters watched as familiar speakers approached the podium for three-minutes at a time, in support or opposition to the new ordinance that will accomplish the "clear bright line" police have supported to help them enforce common sense limitations on protests and counter-protests during times that the Plaza de la Constitucion is reserved and being used for other events.

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  2. A Classic Theatre Presents: George Orwell's 1984Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Historic City News

    ACT's first production of the 2018-2019 season is the iconic 1984 adapted by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall, Jr., and William A. Miles, Jr. Based on the iconic novel by George Orwell, 1984 is a provocative adaptation of one of the most prescient works of literature of the last century. For those who have read Orwell's novel, the society portrayed was unbelievable.

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  3. Meet Your Local Candidate ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Historic City News

    Historic City News readers are patriotically invited to attend a special open meeting of the St Augustine Tea Party on Tuesday, October 23rd beginning at 6:30 p.m., at the Village Inn located at 900 North Ponce de Leon Boulevard in St. Augustine. The Saint Augustine Tea Party will be conducting a "Meet Your Local Candidate Forum" to give you the opportunity to meet and question the candidates who are seeking your vote.

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  4. Threats against St Augustine Mayor land demonstrator in county jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Historic City News

    A 41-year-old St Augustine man was released from custody at the St Johns County Detention Facility on Friday afternoon after posting a $1,500.00 appearance bond; arrested and charged after making threats towards St Augustine Mayor Nancy Shaver. The arrest of Cyrus Joseph Bowie, who resides at 525 N Nassau Street in St Augustine, occurred Thursday afternoon when he caused a disruption during a public symposium at St. Johns River State College.

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  5. County Legislative Delegation meeting announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Historic City News

    Florida State Representative Cyndi Stevenson announced to Historic City News today that the St Johns County Legislative Delegation will hold a meeting on Friday, December 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the St. Johns County Commission Auditorium located at 500 San Sebastian View, in St Augustine St. Johns County Delegation meetings are open to the public. If you would like to be placed on the agenda for the December 7th meeting please contact Representative Stevenson's District Office by calling 823-2300 before November 30, 2018.

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

    Friday Oct 19 | Historic City News

    Historic City News was notified by Florida Department of Transportation Public Information Officer, Allen Nelson, 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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  7. County holds Howl-o-ween Walk and costume judgingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Historic City News

    This Sunday, October 21 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., Historic City News readers are invited to participate in a special Howl-o-ween Walk for their pets and the whole family. The outdoor activities will take place at Treaty Park, located at 1595 Wildwood Drive in St Augustine.

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  8. Early Learning Coalition helps parents get their child school readyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Historic City News

    The Early Learning Coalition of North Florida tells local Historic City News reporters that they understand that it really does take a village to raise a child. From assisting families in search of affordable childcare to hosting events and initiatives that promote reading, this local nonprofit serves Florida families in six counties, working every day to teach children early to love being learners.

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  9. Early morning motorcycle crash sends driver to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Historic City News

    Shortly after 1:30 a.m. this morning, the Florida Highway Patrol reported a single-vehicle motorcycle crash to Historic City News. The crash occurred at Longleaf Parkway in St Johns around Durbin Parkway.

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  10. Tea Party hosts a familiar Gullah Geechee Corridor guest speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 7 | Historic City News

    You are patriotically invited to attend the open meeting of the Saint Augustine Tea Party on Tuesday October 9th at 6:30 p.m., held at the Village Inn located at 900 North Ponce de Leon Boulevard, St. Augustine. Our special guest will be author, film director, and historian, Derek Boyd Hankerson, M.A. Established by an act of Congress in 2006, the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor extends from Pender County, North Carolina, to St. Johns County, Florida.

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  11. Recognizing business leaders that make their markRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 7 | Historic City News

    Historic City News business readers are reminded that the St Johns County Chamber of Commerce is holding its Signature Annual Recognition and Awards Event, "Branded 2018 - Recognizing Business Leaders that make their Mark." from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at Shell Hall at World Golf Hall of Fame, 1 World Golf Place, St. Augustine, Florida.

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  12. Delay may be failed attempt to hide the city manager's bad judgmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Historic City News

    When Historic City News asked questions yesterday for our reporting of the latest selection of a private contractor to perform a function of city government by City Manager John Regan, we were left with too many unanswered questions to pass the truth-o-meter. Given Regan's poor performance over the past 8-years in selecting vendors to inherit millions of dollars in payments from public funds, his lousy judgment immediately became suspect, so we dug deeper.

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  13. Historic home gets funding for much needed fumigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Historic City News

    The historically significant home of world-famous author Zora Neale Hurston located at 791 West King Street in St. Augustine was recognized in 2003 by St. Johns County and the Florida Department of State with a historic marker. Now, as the building approaches the century mark, Historic City News learns that it is about to get some necessary treatment so that it will be preserved for the future.

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  14. Firefighters honored and city fire department recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Historic City News

    On behalf of the St. Augustine Fire Department, Historic City News extends a public invitation to participate in a special recognition event when the Sons of the American Revolution will honor three St Augustine firefighters with Heroism and Fire Safety Commendations for their life-saving efforts. Chief Carlos Aviles will take the opportunity to welcome two new probationary firefighters with a badge pinning and swear-in ceremony.

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  15. Local support for Veterans Memorial Protection and Preservation LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 29 | Historic City News

    Historic City News has been informed that a local group of heritage families, many of whom are of Menorcan descent, are adding their voice to the efforts of the pro-veteran's group, "Save Their Honor", who will be working with the Florida legislature this session to enact the state's first Veterans Memorial Protection and Preservation Law. Participants in the St Augustine alliance are supporters of the 1879 Ladies Memorial Association cenotaph in the Plaza de la Constitucion.

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

    Friday Sep 28 | Historic City News

    Historic City News was notified by Florida Department of Transportation Public Information Officer, Allen Nelson, 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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  17. Waterworks Building presentation and guided tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | Historic City News

    For only the second time in the past 13-years, Historic City News readers will have a chance to visit and tour the interior of the St Augustine Waterworks Building located in Davenport Park on San Marco Avenue. The presentation should be called a lesson in how " deferred maintenance " the buzzwords of the 450th Commemoration era, deprive residents the use of passive recreation leaving them cheated out of the quality of life they deserve.

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  18. Letter: Thank you for your supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Historic City News

    Thomas F. Reynolds, Jr. St Augustine Beach, FL On September 24, I made the decision to withdraw from the contest for City Commissioner in the City of St Augustine Beach. I came to my decision not to challenge Mayor Undine George on my own, realizing that my choice would hand over Seat 3 to her for the next four-years.

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  19. State wins conviction in first-degree murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Historic City News

    Today, Bryan L. Shorstein, Public Information Officer for State Attorney R. J. Larizza, announced to local Historic City News reporters that at the end of a three-day trial, 40-year-old Christopher William McCook of St. Augustine was found guilty of first-degree murder in the strangulation death of Keneshia Gadson. The evidence showed that McCook used an electrical cord to strangle Gadson in a motel room in October of 2016.

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  20. Harley-Davidson dealership coming to St AugustineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Historic City News

    Adamec Cycle Sales Co. Inc. in Jacksonville has announced to Historic City News that they will build a 35,000-square-foot facility here by the third quarter of 2019.

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