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  1. St. Johns County strengthens ordinance against alcohol sales to under 21Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    The amended ordinance, which was passed at Tuesday's St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners meeting, reduces the number of violations needed to revoke a business's special use permit from three to two within a certain time frame. According to the ordinance, "after two or more citations, violations of state law relating to sale or service to persons, or both, have been issued to the owner and/or the employees of an alcoholic beverage establishment within a time period of two years from the issuance of the first citation or violation, the county administrator shall be notified and the county administrator and/or his designee may suspend or revoke the alcoholic beverage establishment's special use permit.

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  2. St. Johns County elementary schools look beyond academicsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    Principal Paul Goricki of John A. Crookshank Elementary said he has had an eye-opening experience since being transferred to the Title I school earlier this year. "My initial impression, honestly, was one of fear," he said during his improvement plan presentation to the school board Tuesday.

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  3. St. Johns County Sheriff's deputy subject of Amber Alert issued, then canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    An Amber Alert for the son of a St. Johns County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman was issued Tuesday night and then canceled moments later when the child was found, authorities said. The alert was issued for a 6-year-old child who is the son of sheriff's deputy Catherine Payne, 37, and was last seen in the 1400 block of North Whitney Street in St. Augustine, according to Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

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  4. Amber alert issued, canceled for deputy's sonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    An Amber Alert was issued Tuesday evening for the son of a St. Johns County Sheriff's deputy, but he was found safe in Florida quickly afterward, authorities said. Reid Payne, 6, was reported abducted just after 8 p.m. and the alert said he may be traveling with Cpl.

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  5. Frontier discontinues St. Augustine to Washington D.C. flightRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WTLV

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Frontier Airlines is discontinuing a flight out of St. Augustine that it just started last month.

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  6. Jay Morris aids Ben Rich in attack on Commissioner McClureRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Historic City News

    ... speakers who objected to his view of how the county should be managed. Rich was abusive to anyone, including St Johns County Sheriff David Shoar. Rich stood in lockstep with Manuel, at a press conference held by former sheriff Neil Perry, when Perry ...

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  7. Amber Alert canceled for missing boyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    An Amber Alert was issued Tuesday night for a 6-year-old boy in St. Johns County, who was with a St. Johns County law enforcement officer, who is currently on extended leave. The alert was canceled within 15 minutes.

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  8. St. Johns County unemployment rate declines to 4.8 percent in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    The unemployment rate for St. Johns County continued to fall in September, dropping half a percentage point from August to 4.8 percent. The numbers, which are not seasonally adjusted, were released - after a delay - by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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  9. Kalaidi: Vote for best "LADY" for mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Historic City News

    Citing a need for better transparency in government operations, both at the county and city level in St Augustine, resident and taxpayer advocate, Betty Jane Kalaidi told members of the St Johns County Commission this morning that, although the podium had been misused in recent weeks to promote the candidacy of one particular candidate for local office, she would refrain from the infraction. In her closing remarks, however, she said that she expects those who follow her public comments at commission meetings to "already know" who she is going to be voting for in the upcoming mayoral election November 4th.

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  10. Library manager wins lunch with conductorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    Anne Crawford, assistant branch manager at the Ponte Vedra Beach Library, recently won an online contest to have lunch with Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra's new conductor, Courtney Lewis. Lewis was given an honorary St. Johns County public library card - specifically, a gold card that comes from Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

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  11. Looking for fun things to do on a budget?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Historic City News

    Barbara Golden, Communications Manager for the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and the Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau, reminds Historic City News readers who reside in St Johns County that admission is free of charge to the Oldest House, the Lightner Museum, the Ximenez-Fatio House, the Oldest Wooden School House, City Walks History Mystery Murder Evening Tour and the Hotel Ponce de Leon Legacy Tours at Flagler College, with valid identification. All Historic City News readers can take the daily tours and wine tastings at the San Sebastian Winery and St. Augustine Distillery.

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  12. St. Johns County schools face reality of past successRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    Schools reflected many of the trends within the district, which is confronting issues of testing, ever-changing legislation, under-funded mandates and a rise in at-risk youth. Among high school principals, one of the most prevalent challenges they cited was preparing for the upcoming changes to state-wide assessments.

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  13. More trouble for selling alcohol to minors?Read the original story

    Yesterday | WTLV

    ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. -- St. Johns County is considering an amendment that toughens the penalties for businesses which sell alcohol to underage customers.

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  14. Menorcan Cultural Society honors Flagler College for preservation of wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    For more than two centuries, Menorcan colonists and their descendants have been an integral part of the history and culture of St. Augustine and St. Johns County. Flagler College was honored Monday by the Menorcan Cultural Society for its role in preserving the Menorcan Well in the courtyard of Pollard Hall.

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  15. Assumption Catholic, Hartley Elementary and Red Hat Ladies donating Buddy BearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTLV

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Suzanne Edens says she is half-way finished with her chemo therapy.

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  16. Intoxicated drivers among police activity this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Historic City News

    ... and resisting an officer; a first-degree misdemeanor. The two vehicle occupants were transported to the St Johns County Detention Facility and booked at about 3:00 a.m. Mardirossian was released at about 1:50 p.m. after posting a $100 bond. ...

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  17. If you build it, she will comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | St. Augustine Record

    ... the door for reading," said Alia Reimer, Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of St. Augustine and St Johns County. "A child may be inclined to read but without the books at hand may never have the opportunity. Tess makes sure the opportunity ...

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  18. 10 land buys that changed Florida historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Amendment 1 on November's ballot will ask voters to approve aggressive spending by the state to buy and protect the best of Florida's nature. It would be a rescue mission, judging by how such investments in the past have altered history.

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  19. Longstreet and England ready with ideas and plans for City of St. Augustine BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | St. Augustine Record

    With just one seat to fill on the St. Augustine Beach Commission, voters have a choice between two community-oriented candidates, both with beach government experience on their resumes. Michael Longstreet served on the beach commission from 2002 to 2006 while Margaret England currently serves as vice-chair of the St. Augustine Beach Planning and Zoning Board.

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  20. Miss St. Augustine 1965 reflects almost 50 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | St. Augustine Record

    Arnita Halyburton, stands with her crown and trophies after winning the 1965 Miss St. Augustine-St. Johns County Beauty Contest.

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