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Archives for September 2009

New Line of High-Quality Reusable Bags at Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:WINN) introduced a new line of high-quality reusable bags today that make it easy for customers to go green fashionably. The eco-friendly bags, made from 95 percent recycled material, come in four trendy designs featuring fresh, high-color graphics. The bags will retail for $1.50 each and […]

Greece Returns to St. Augustine For The 12th Annual Greek Festival

The exotic sights and sounds of Greece return to St. Augustine when the 12th Annual Greek Festival takes place October 9-11 at the city’s Special Events Field.  Featuring food, music, dancing and fun, the festival provides a total immersion into Greek culture – in the bright Florida sun.               Hosted by the Holy Trinity […]

County Commission’s Budget Includes a $47 Million Decrease

The St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday night adopted the final fiscal year 2010 budget of $611 million, a $47 million decrease from 2009 and a $122 million decrease since 2007. Adoption of the final budget was the culmination of a lengthy process, which included unprecedented community outreach and public input over […]

Prez’s Weekly Address: His Perspective of the G-20 Summit

WASHINGTON – In this week’s address, President Barack Obama recounted the progress made this past week in advancing America’s national security and economic prosperity at the United Nations and the G-20. The administration established the U.S. as a leader in the pursuit for clean energy, and agreed to reform the global financial system to prevent […]

What Are Your Weekend Plans? St. Augustine Fun

Friday: September 25 BLACK RAVEN ADVENTURE CRUISE Get shanghaied and join the piratical crew of the Black Raven for a fun cruise beneath the stars.  Sing along with the pirates, listen to tall tales of piracy, sip a grog created just for the evening and be entertained by pirate magician Master William Mayhem.  This special […]

October Art Fest Takes Center Stage

St. Augustine Ponte Vedra & The Beaches has a vibrant arts community that provides year-round art shows, festivals, exhibits and opportunities to expand one’s talents. October is a special time here – the sky takes on a deep blue hue and both the Atlantic and the St. Johns River sparkle in the bright autumn sun.  […]

Zac Brown Band to perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

     Zac Brown Band is one of contemporary Country music’s brightest stars. Nominated for four CMA awards including “New Artist of the Year”, “Song of the Year”, “Single of the Year” & “Best Vocal Group” & with several top 200 hits, ZBB’s popularity grows exponentially. Their first Major Label single “Chicken Fried” peaked at #1 […]

This Weekend Don’t Miss it!

This Weekend in St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches  Friday, Saturday and Sunday: September 18-20 LIMELIGHT THEATRE: PICNIC Enjoy this classic American “dramady” by Willima Inge. Picnic is the story of a handsome drifter who awakens a young woman’s desire and disrupts the quiet lives of a small Midwestern community. Limelight Theatre is located […]

You Have a Say in St. Augustine’s Annual Budget

As the City of St. Augustine continues the process of finalizing and adopting its budget for the coming fiscal year, every opportunity is made to inform and invite the public into this important annual activity. The city’s 2009-2010 budget, which goes into effect on October 1, includes seven separate funds: the General Fund, the Utility […]

Prez’s Weekly Address: 50% of America Losing Health Care?

WASHINGTON – In this week’s address, President Barack Obama highlighted a new report from the Treasury Department that found that about half of all Americans under 65 will lose their health coverage at some point over the next ten years. The report also found that Americans under 21 have more than a 50-percent chance of […]