St. Augustine

Flagler College

Flagler College in St. Augustine is the latest Florida campus that is going 100 percent smoke and tobacco free.


A motion passed Monday night unanimously denied the application for a $600,000 water park to be built at the oceanfront Embassy Suites on A1A in St. Augustine Beach.

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The fate of a controversial St Augustine Beach water park is expected to be decided, Monday evening. 


Seavin Incorporated, the parent company of San Sebastian Winery in St. Augustine and Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards outside of Orlando, is voluntarily recalling of some wines that may contain small grains or bits of glass.

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

St. Augustine will be getting nearly $7 million in federal funds to help fix the city’s waste-water collection system that was damaged by Hurricane Matthew nearly a year-and-a-half ago.

Crews Hope To Finish St. Augustine Beach Renourishment By Late June

May 9, 2018

The Army Corps of Engineers in St. Johns County have set a new deadline for a beach renourishment project at St. Augustine Beach.

Regina Gayle Phillips

Editor’s Note: This editorial has been submitted by Regina Gayle Phillips, director of the Lincolnville Museum, which is the largest African-American museum and cultural center in St. Augustine.

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St. Augustine doesn’t have enough trees, according to the city. 

A man sweeps outside of his buisness after Hurricane Mathew passed.
Ryan Benk / WJCT News

St. Augustine home owners will have the opportunity to attend two educational disaster recovery workshops this week.

Carlos Bouvier / WJCT

The hull of a ship that may be several centuries old  washed up on Ponte Vedra Beach this week. 

Vote To Ban St. Augustine Panhandling Scheduled For Monday's City Commission Meeting

Mar 26, 2018

The days of legal panhandling in St. Augustine’s historic district could come to an end. In as soon as 11 days, panhandling could be banned within 20 feet of ATMs, parking lots, and businesses within city limits. 

Exterior of Saint Augustine Youth Services
Gabrielle Garay / WJCT News

St. Augustine Youth Services can now be able to help more young boys at their therapeutic group homes.


This Saturday on the First Coast and around the world students will take to the streets in a show of support for ending gun violence.

Wednesday on First Coast Connect we spoke with FSCJ political science professor Daniel Cronrath who will be heading to Washington on Saturday to participate in the March For Our Lives event (01:08).

The latest edition of #RealTalk hosted by WJCT contributor Charles Griggs featured free-lance journalist Christin Jordan, former The Chat TV show host Henny Stewart and UNF Sociology Professor Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder (27:54)

We heard about the Old Town Art Show taking place this weekend in St. Augustine with Show Director Lynn Wettach (46:00). 

Friday on First Coast Connect, our weekly Media Roundtable featured Folio Weekly Editor Claire Goforth, Financial News and Daily Record reporter David Cawton and WJCT contributor Fred Matthews (01:09).

We spoke with Albert Syles, President of Romanza, on St. Augustine’s history around St. Patrick’s Day and Bolshoi Ballet Academy Director Davis Robertson, who is in town for a show Saturday night (46:00).