Archives for February 2013

St. Johns County Hosts Free Super Community Collection Day for Collection of Residential Household Hazardous

The St. Johns County Solid Waste Management Department will host a free Super Community Collection Day from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 9 at Murray Middle School, 150 N. Holmes Blvd, St. Augustine. County residents are encouraged to bring household hazardous waste, electronics, and tires for disposal. Household Hazardous waste items acceptable […]

Are We Seeing the Death of the ‘Sports Hero?’

  Are We Seeing the Death of the ‘Sports Hero?’   Sports heroes have meant a great deal to countries around the globe since the beginning of time. All the way back to Ancient Greece with the very first Olympic Games, sports figures have found their way into history books and have gone on and […]

Firefighters Respond to Vessel Accident in South Ponte Vedra Blvd

St. Johns County Fire Rescue responded to a reported vessel aground in the 3000 block of South Ponte Vedra Blvd at approximately 11:45 Monday evening. Upon arrival on scene crews found a sailing vessel aground on the beach with two occupants on board. Firefighters made contact with the two occupants and assisted them through the […]

Imagine Dragons St. Augustine Amphitheatre Saturday, May 11, 2013

This year’s breakout rock band Imagine Dragons, who have captivated fans across the globe with their platinum-selling single “It’s Time,” will perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Saturday, May 11, 2013. The summer tour announcement comes on the heels of the band’s first ever headlining club & theater tour, which sold out quickly with […]

Modern History Press Books at the Annual AWP Conference & Bookfair 2013

Eight titles from the Modern History Press (MHP) of Ann Arbor, MI, will be represented at the Annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference & Bookfair in Boston, MA, scheduled for March 6-9th, 2013. On hand to represent MHP in the Exhibition will be writer and visual artist Christine Stark, author of Nickels: […]

Between a Tree and a Crapper

  Hunting is full of mishaps and humorous situations. One weekend bow hunt with friends went from frustrating to hilarious quickly. Ya know that phrase from Forrest Gump, Crap, it happens? Let me describe something, the weekend of October 29th, 2011 crap certainly did happen but luckily I had three good friends there to live […]

Knowledge Will Come From the Meteor’s Power

  Knowledge Will Come From the Meteor’s Power   As we all are fully aware by now, from the blazing flash of light that went across our television screens, a meteor came to Earth and hit a location in Russia located 930 miles east of Moscow, in a place that has actually been known to […]

Board of County Commissioners Meeting Action Item Report

Highlighted Action Items from the February 19, 2013 St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners Regular Meeting: Regular Agenda Item One – Treasure Beach Canals MSBU Notice of Intent to Use Uniform Method St. Johns County Ordinance 91-47 created the Treasure Beach Canals Municipal Service Benefit Unit (MSBU) to dredge the canals. The assessments have […]

St. Johns County Public Library System – Programs & Events – March 2013

Library System Closing Dates Friday, March 29 – Good Friday Anastasia Island Branch Library Events Telephone: (904) 209-3730 Fax: (904) 209-3735 Email: Gentle Stretching With Gina Fridays, March 1 & 8 @ 10:30 am – This FREE class emphasizes stretching, coordination of breath with movement, and attention to alignment. The class is designed to […]

The Envelope Please – Oscar Predictions 2013

Kam Williams Predicts Who Will Win, Who Deserves to Win, Who Was Snubbed at the Oscars on February 24. Lincoln opened the awards season as the odds-on favorite to win the Academy Award for Best Picture by virtue of its landing the most nominations. But the snub of Ben Affleck in the Best Director category […]