St. Augustine

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).

Tuesday on First Coast Connect we spoke with attorney Rob Mason, Director of the Juvenile Division with 4th District Public Defender’s Office and a bipartisan effort in Tallahassee to reform the state’s juvenile justice system (01:08).

The latest edition of Moveable Feast features Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra supporter Bill Maletz speaking about the upcoming Wines for Music event at Marsh Landing Country Club (27:36).  

Ahead of her speaking at next week’s Women with Heart Luncheon we spoke with House of Cards and 24 actress Jayne Atkinson-Gill (35:40).

Co-organizers of The Made in St. Augustine festival Monika Benthal and Jaclyn Zeichner joined the show to tell us about next month’s event (46:00).    

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The St. Augustine Fire Department will be getting a new all-terrain emergency services vehicle later this year.

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Visitors and residents of St. Augustine will be able to take a free, self-guided walking tour through significant locations of the civil rights movement in St. Augustine’s Lincolnville neighborhood starting Monday, January 15.


The City of St. Augustine is giving away grants to help people make their neighborhoods better.

St. Augustine spokesman Paul Williamson said the neighborhood grants for projects have been offered, on and off, for about a decade. The total giveaway amount is $15,000, divided into multiple smaller grants.

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Several Streets in St. Augustine remain closed Wednesday due to flooding.

City Public Works Director Martha Graham says the city has a tendency to flood, but it’s worse this week because of super high-tide called a King Tide.

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The free Nights of Lights park and ride shuttle in St. Augustine has seen a 50 percent ridership increase as compared to last year’s inaugural shuttle.


The City of St. Augustine is calling on the public to help with the issue of panhandling by documenting it.

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It’s clear St. Augustine’s archeological zones and historic downtown are vulnerable to anticipated sea level rise along the coast, according to a report released through a state and federal pilot program.

But what isn’t clear is how fast and how high waters will ultimately swell.

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Those wanting to join a committee looking into how to “re-contextualize” St. Augustine’s only city-controlled Confederate monument have until the end of the month to apply.

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As the St. Augustine City Council gears up to debate changes to its panhandling statutes, officials have begun an expansive education program to help residents and tourists deal with what the city calls a growing problem.

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St. Augustine Beach’s Pope Road beach access point will be closed on Nov. 27 due to a beach renourishment project.

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St. Augustine city commissioners will take up the issue of homelessness and panhandling at their meeting Monday.

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The National Park Service has added three more Florida locations to its National Register of Historic Places.  One of those sites is in St. Augustine.

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A St. Augustine bakery caused a stir Tuesday when one of its employees dressed up as Aunt Jemima for Halloween and came into work wearing black face.