St. Johns County

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A St. Augustine woman is out $421 after falling victim to a telephone scam.

JEA's Downtown Jacksonville headquarters
BILL BORTZFIELD / WJCT NEWS

When JEA's leadership announced the publicly owned utility was looking at selling all or part of its assets,  St. Johns and Nassau counties expressed interest in acquiring JEA's infrastructure there. 

 St. Johns County Pier in St. Augustine Beach.
Michael Rivera / Wikimedia Commons

If you’ve been thinking of visiting the St. Johns County Pier in St. Augustine Beach this winter, you have only a few days left.

St. Johns Fire Rescue Department

The latest U.S. Census Bureau numbers show St. Johns County added about 11,000 residents between mid-2017 and mid-2018, making it one of the fastest-growth counties in the nation.

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Following a group of area residents' raising concerns, St. Johns County has announced new expanded hours at Mickler’s Landing Beachfront Park during the park’s reconstruction.

Owners Of Palm Valley Fish Camp Will Open St. Augustine Fish Camp

Nov 5, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Southern Table Hospitality, owners of North Beach, Palm Valley and Julington Creek Fish Camps, will add a fourth location in downtown St. Augustine by mid-January, according to WJCT News partner the Jacksonville Daily Record.

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Beach restoration work will close Mickler’s Beachfront Park and parking lot weekdays starting this Monday, November 4.

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A new report card from The League of Women Voters In Florida ranks counties and cities on how accessible electric vehicle charging stations are.

A man biking on the St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop trail.
St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop Alliance's Facebook Page

St. Johns County is hosting a public workshop Thursday on what’s called the St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop, a 260-mile multi-use trail in the works.

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St. Augustine Beach residents will have to wait a while longer to find out how the e-scooter trend might play out in their St. Johns County community.

Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Gov. Ron DeSantis appears to have found his convenience store.

St. Johns County Zones A And B Are Under Mandatory Evacuation Orders

Sep 2, 2019
The pier is pictured in the background at St. Augustine Beach.
Michael Rivera / WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

St. Johns County emergency officials are asking residents living on barrier islands to be patient as there could likely be bridge closures while Hurricane Dorian makes it way northward.

Michael Rivera / Wikimedia Commons

St. Augustine's Fish Island will be protected from future commercial development if Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state cabinet give their okay Thursday.

Baptist HealthPlace To Open In Nocatee Next Summer

Jul 15, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Baptist HealthPlace announced Thursday it will open a health and wellness center at Nocatee in St. Johns County by summer 2020.

Provided by the City of St. Augustine

Starting this week and continuing through mid-November, St. Augustine drivers will see lane shifts and intermittent closures along West Castillo Avenue to allow for heavy equipment and machinery maneuvering due to construction at the site of the future San Marco Hotel.

A&E

St. Augustine remains popular among ghost hunters.

Sean Joseph's Facebook page

A trio of fishermen reeled in a shark on Ponte Vedra Beach Monday. 

Struck sits on bike
Via Riding Into History

Gloria Struck, who will celebrate her 94th birthday in July, is proving you’re never too old to ride.

Michael Rivera / Wikemedia Commons

2019 is expected to be the final summer when it's free to park at St. Augustine Beach.

Sharon Reed / Via Florida State Parks

Great photo, right? The folks at Florida State Parks certainly thought so.

Image via Jacksonville Daily Record

Publix Super Markets Inc. intends to open a second GreenWise natural foods market in St. Johns County.

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St. Johns County libraries will soon offer patrons the chance to experience more of their world via virtual reality.

Publix Will Be Lead Tenant In New RiverTown Shopping Center

Apr 2, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Mattamy Homes announced that Publix Super Markets Inc. will anchor the commercial development it will launch at RiverTown along the St. Johns River in St. Johns County.

Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library

Fans of the British PBS TV series Downton Abbey are eagerly awaiting the feature film, set to come out in September.

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A study that looked at a variety of factors to determine how healthy people are in counties across the country ranked St. Johns County No. 1.

ST. JOHNS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM

St. Johns County residents are invited to help shape the future of their public libraries.

800 Townhomes Planned In St. Johns County

Mar 12, 2019
D.R. Horton

National homebuilder D.R. Horton Inc. seeks to rezone 144.8 acres in St. Johns County to build 800 townhomes for workforce housing.

A1A in Flagler Beach after Hurricane Matthew.
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A study commissioned by the Florida Department of Transportation finds that several parts of A1A in St. Johns County could be vulnerable to erosion, primarily during extreme weather events like Hurricanes Irma and Matthew.

St. Johns County Public Library System

Ponte Vedra Beach residents can once more check-out books from their own neighborhood library starting Tuesday.

Flagler Health+, formerly Flagler Hospital, CEO Jason Barrett in front of the hospital's new logo.
Flagler Health+

Flagler Hospital has announced that it will henceforth be known as Flagler Health+ as it begins expanding its services into additional St. Johns County communities.

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