Tag Archives: St. Augustine

Project Proposal To Study Effects of Rising Sea Levels In St. Augustine

By on September 16th, 2015 | Last updated: September 16, 2015 at 5:17 pm

The new project proposal would go into effect Oct. 1, if approved. Researchers hope to help preserve St. Augustine by highlighting vulnerable areas in infrastructure so the city is better prepared for rising sea levels.

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UF Archaeologist Discovered 17th Century Mission Church

By on September 10th, 2015 | Last updated: September 11, 2015 at 9:53 am

Researchers have found a church in St. Augustine that is believed to be part of the Nombre De Dios Mission, which was the longest lasting mission in the Southeast dating back to 1587.

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St. Augustine School for Pregnant Teens, Unwed Mothers Receives Grant

By on October 9th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 10:48 am

St. Gerard Campus aims to assist and educate pregnant teenagers and unwed mothers, and it may be getting a new science lab courtesy of a $30,000 Meninak Club of Jacksonville donation.

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In the News: St. John’s County’s Flat Tax Rate, Gators defend offense, Congressman oppose intervention in Syria, Businesses worry over looming concert

By on September 4th, 2013 | Last updated: September 4, 2013 at 11:46 am

St. Johns County 2014 tax rate stays flat – The St. Johns County Commission unanimously approved a $604.7 million budget and a property tax rate of 7.2551 mills. With no increase to the current tax rate, the county is estimated to […]

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In the News: No Deal on Orange County Teachers’ Raises, County Bans Human Signs, Local Charities Receive Less From Shelter Grant, US Deciding How To Strike Syria

By on August 28th, 2013 | Last updated: August 28, 2013 at 10:32 am

No raises for Orange’s 12,000 teachers amid union-district stalemate – A deal isn’t close on promised raises for teachers in nation’s 10th largest district after months of discussions between union president and school district negotiator. Tensions are high after several […]

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A North Floridian’s Quest To Monitor The Cops With Cameras, The Constitution And YouTube

By on July 25th, 2013 | Last updated: October 15, 2013 at 10:43 am

Jeff Gray is a truck driver living in St. Augustine whose hobby has amassed more than 1.4 million YouTube views. He has a simple approach: show up in a public place with a camera and a thorough knowledge of what law enforcement can and cannot ask him to do.

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Education and divinity: the path of priesthood for a Gainesville reverend

By on April 26th, 2013 | Last updated: April 26, 2013 at 5:37 pm

One reverend, student and professor at the University of Florida shares his story of fulfillment, struggle and compassion.

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St. Augustine holds rally for Republican presidential nominee Romney

By on August 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:07 pm

Presidential nominee Mitt Romney fired up a crowd of Northeast Florida supporters with promises of less government and more jobs. Romney made his comments today at a rally at Flagler College in St. Augustine. WJCT’ s Cyd Hoskinson has more.

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Bicycling across America to help others with spinal cord injuries

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:42 am

Nearly five years ago Mark Stephan from suffered a horrific spinal cord injury in a bicycle accident in Chicago.  Though he was told he would be a quadriplegic and never walk again, the determined athlete went into six months of intensive therapy with […]

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Gas prices don’t dampen a spring break day at the beach

By on April 4th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:59 pm

Despite the rising gas prices, Alachua County spring breakers are not missing out on their traditional 78 mile trip to Crescent Beach. Saint Augustine Visitors and Convention Bureau Spokesman Jay Humphreys says families and high schoolers are flooding the beach […]

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