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The voter registration deadline is Monday for the Aug. 20 primary election in Florida. l Element5 Digital via Unsplash.
July 19, 2024

Voter registration deadline looms for primary election

The deadline to register to vote or change your party affiliation before the Aug. 20 primary election in Florida is…

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St. Johns County's entryway on State Road A1A. | Noah Hertz, Jacksonville Today
July 16, 2024

Higher taxes likely for St. Johns County residents

The county plans to keep its tax rate the same, but rising property values mean homeowners would pay more.…

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St. Johns County Commissioner Krista Joseph waves an American flag as she begins her comments during a meeting Nov. 21, 2023. | St. Johns County
July 12, 2024

St. Johns County commissioner cleared of meeting violation

A federal judge ruled that Krista Joseph did nothing wrong when, during a meeting, she encouraged people to vote against…

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St. Augustine | Noah Hertz, Jacksonville Today
July 9, 2024

These St. Johns County elections will likely be decided in August

The general election isn’t until November, but a handful of races in St. Johns County will be as good as…

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July 9, 2024

St. Johns and Nassau lead state in student testing

The two counties finished first and second in portions of the Florida Assessment of Student Thinking, or FAST.…

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Beach restoration stretched over more than 9 miles of coastline from the St. Johns-Duval county line south to the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve. | St. Johns County
July 8, 2024

St. Johns County finishes beach restoration early

Crews have been shoring up 9 miles of beach since March to fortify it against future storms.…

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Terrassa, a 324-unit luxury apartment community, is planned at the former St. Augustine Outlets property off Interstate 95 in St. Johns County. | Thompson Thrift, Jacksonville Daily Record
July 8, 2024

Apartments planned at former St. Augustine Outlets site

Terrassa, a 324-unit apartment community, will be built east of Interstate 95, where St. Augustine Outets was demolished in 2022.…

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St. Augustine | Noah Hertz, Jacksonville Today
July 1, 2024

Former St. Augustine mayor loses law license 

Joseph Boles Jr. was a prominent elder law attorney and former eight-year mayor of St. Augustine.…

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11 Bridge Street, pictured at left June 5, and the rubble of the building days later. | Carly Zervis
June 26, 2024

Postmortem for a historic St. Augustine home

One day it was there, and the next day it was gone. City leaders question whether 11 Bridge Street in…

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This historic photo shows the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine's rectory as it has stood since 1965. | Diocese of St. Augustine
June 18, 2024

Historic St. Augustine rectory to get refresh

Housing for clergymen of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine will receive a much-needed renovation.…

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The seawall along Avenida Menendez near the heart of Downtown St. Augustine will soon be raised up. | Noah Hertz, Jacksonville Today
June 17, 2024

Federal St. Augustine flooding study expected to yield solutions in 4 years

How do you keep St. Augustine from flooding? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hopes to give answers, eventually.…

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The new Baptist/Wolfson Children’s Emergency Room and Imaging Center will open Monday, June 17, 2024. | Noah Hertz, Jacksonville Today
June 14, 2024

Baptist opening emergency room in St. Augustine

Baptist Health officials say the new ER will bring emergency care closer to home in St. Johns County.…

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Former St. Johns County Sheriff David Shoar. | News4Jax
June 12, 2024

Former St. Johns County sheriff runs for state Senate

David Shoar has opened a campaign account to run for a seat that will be vacated by Sen. Travis Hutson,…

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This map shows, in yellow, where a proposed office space could be built near Interstate 95 and International Golf Parkway. | St. Johns County.
June 5, 2024

St. Johns weighs $107,000 incentive for office developer

St. Johns County says it needs more flexible office space, and it’s considering an incentive for a developer to help…

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Rivertown Mainstreet is the main thoroughfare in much of the Rivertown development in St. Johns County, south of Fruit Cove. Hundreds of homes lie along the road, as well as a planned K-8 school. | Noah Hertz, Jacksonville Today.
June 4, 2024

Are cell towers safe? RiverTown residents are worried

More than 500 people have signed a petition opposing construction of a cell tower in St. Johns County’s RiverTown neighborhood.…

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Former Judge Scott DuPont. | News4Jax
May 29, 2024

Former Northeast Florida judge blocked from ballot

Former Judge Scott DuPont was suspended from practicing law after the Supreme Court removed him as a circuit judge in…

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Jean Moore, seated at left, petitions the St. Johns County School Board to remove four books on Tuesday, May 28, 2024. | Noah Hertz, Jacksonville Today.
May 28, 2024

St. Johns restricts schoolbooks, including ‘Slaughterhouse Five’

Only the oldest students in St. Johns County Schools will have access to “Slaughterhouse Five” and three other books.…

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Melanie Patz, CEO of the United Way of Northeast Florida, said more families are struggling, even with the pandemic ending. | Will Brown, Jacksonville Today
May 23, 2024

More than a third of local families struggle, study says

Even households above the poverty line are living paycheck to paycheck as costs rise faster than wages, according to the…

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Brandon Patty, St. Johns County clerk of the circuit court and county comptroller. | St. Johns County clerk of the circuit court
May 22, 2024

St. Johns County court clerk deploys overseas

Brandon Patty, clerk of the circuit court and county comptroller, is shipping out to support U.S. Navy contingency operations in…

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St. Johns County hopes to develop a campus-style museum of African American history, performing arts, cultural exhibits and more. | St. Johns County
May 22, 2024

Task force backs St. Johns for Black history museum

St. Johns County was picked over competing proposals from Central Florida and South Florida.…

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This aerial view shows the World Golf Hall of Fame at World Golf Village in St. Augustine. | Visit St. Augustine
May 16, 2024

Thousands offer ideas for World Golf Village

A public survey found that the IMAX Theater, dining and green space are the most popular uses of the property.…

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The first Bronx House Pizza opened in Ormond Beach in September 2019. | Ormond Beach Observer, Jacksonville Daily Record
May 15, 2024

Second Bronx House Pizza coming to St. Johns County

The business calls itself “an obsessively authentic” New York pizzeria. It operates another location in Nocatee and plans one in…

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This concept image shows what Davenport Park,near San Carlos and San Marco avenues could look like once the new carousel is installed. | St. Augustine.
May 13, 2024

St. Augustine OKs Davenport Park carousel

St. Augustine’s “Carousel Park” has been without a carousel since 2019, but that’s about to change thanks to a local’s…

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Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls plans to open in The Pavilion at Durbin Park.
May 13, 2024

Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls coming to Durbin Park

The Maryland-based chain intends to open in the St. Johns County shopping center along Race Track Road and State Road…