Third suspect arrested for Putnam County shootings
PALATKA, Fla. (WCJB) - Putnam County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a third suspect connected to shootings in Palatka. Deputies say Jamie Johnson, 21, only faces probation violation charges but they are investigating his involvement in multiple shootings in Palatka. One was on Feb. 12, where a victim told deputies...
Large brush fire near County Road 214 in St. Augustine prompts evacuations for residents
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — A large brush fire near County Road 214 shut down roads and is prompting evacuations as emergency crews work to contain the flames, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office. CR-214 is shut down from Lexington Street to a dirt road east of...
Palm Coast Searches for Its New Attorney In the Open. School Board Chooses Secrecy.
The Palm Coast City Council and the Flagler County School Board are searching for new attorneys to represent them in two very different ways. The council is conducting its search entirely in the open, ensuring that all related documents are public, providing them on request, and interviewing the firms in open forum.
St. Augustine to consider changes to noise ordinance
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — The city of St. Augustine is trying to get a grip on the noise coming out of its downtown at night. The city aims to review its local noise law, and it could possibly make it easier for police to track down the sound and determine how loud it really is.
Experience the Nightlife of Palm Coast: Six Pubs You Must Try
In this article, we explore six exceptional pubs located in Palm Coast. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Green Cove Springs to Host Annual Vietnam Veterans Day Ceremony
The Board of County Commissioners, along with the TAPS Committee, will host the annual Vietnam Veterans Day Ceremony on March 23, at 10 a.m. The event, open to all, will be held at the TAPS Monument at 915 Walnut Street, Green Cove Springs in the Historic Triangle. The aim is to honor Vietnam veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice.
EXCLUSIVE: St. Augustine’s University leader reacts to vote denying appeal for accreditation loss, lawsuit likely
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — An appeals committee for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission has voted to affirm the decision of their Board of Trustees to terminate the accreditation of Saint Augustine’s University. St. Aug’s Interim President Dr. Marcus H. Burgess previously said he was prepared...
Nordstrom Rack plans May 2 opening in Jacksonville Beach
Nordstrom Rack seems to have scheduled its Jacksonville Beach store opening. A sign on the top of the store at the South Beach Regional shopping center states that “Nordstrom Rack Opens May 2.”. Nordstromrack.com also announces the May 2 store opening at 3818 S. Third St. Nordstrom Inc. said...
Indulge in Jacksonville Beach: Discover the 3 Pizzas That Are Worth Every Bite
In this article, we will be exploring three exceptional pizzerias in Jacksonville Beach. Have you had the pleasure of tasting their pizzas yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
A Toast to Orange Park: Exploring the 5 Most Remarkable Pubs
In this article, we're exploring five exceptional pubs in Orange Park. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please feel free to leave your comments below!
Florida’s most unruly residents crowned in first-ever ‘Florida Man Games’
The inaugural Florida Man Games took place over the weekend, where residents embraced the stereotype in a competition to be crowned as the state’s most unruly.Competitions included mud running, an “evading arrest” obstacle course and alligator tossing.As many as 16 teams competed across six events and the winning group went home with a $5,000 prize.The Florida Man Games took place in St. Augustine, south of Jacksonville, and brought in thousands of spectators, with proceeds going to a local charity.St. Augustine locals, the “Hanky Spanky” team, took the championship. Read More Meghan makes dumplings with Afghan women in newly-released videoMother surprises six-year-old daughter with tattoo of her artworkPaddy McGuinness gives Freddie Flintoff health update after crash
Embracing weirdness at the Florida Man Games
The first-ever Florida Man Games in St. Augustine drew hundreds over the weekend, with contests like beer-belly wrestling and an "evading arrest" obstacle course.Why it matters: The inaugural event, pitched as "the most insane athletic showdown on Earth," invited locals to celebrate all that makes Florida, well, Florida."We understand that Florida is weird," organizer Pete Melfi told the New York Times. "We embrace it."State of play: The Florida Man Games offered a blend of athleticism, humor, and the downright bizarre, culminating in a $5,000 prize for the winning team.The daylong competition featured events tailor-made for TikTok and Instagram — inspired,...
2024 HGTV Dream Home won’t be approved when winner is selected
On Thursday, HGTV will pick the winner of its 2024 Dream Home in Anastasia Island. But when the winner is picked, they might be in for a rude awakening.
Palm Coast: Local Artist Bettie Eubanks is Highlighted for Black History Month
Palm Coast – In honor of Black History Month, Palm Coast proudly recognizes the remarkable contributions of Bettie Eubanks, a highly regarded local artist whose vibrant paintings not only capture the essence of her roles as a wife, mother, daughter, and friend but also serve as a testament to her artistic prowess and commitment to community enrichment.
Feeding frenzy: Ponte Vedra girls soccer can't stop scoring entering FHSAA final four
Through more than a quarter-century of soccer coaching, Dave Silverberg developed the virtue of patience. "We've always kind of played more conservative, scratch out a goal or two and let our defense do the rest," Silverberg said. In 2024, the veteran coach is finding a different approach. Ponte Vedra is...
Savor the Spirits: Exploring St
This article presents a guide to three notable pubs in St. Augustine. Have you had the chance to visit any of them yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please share your comments below:
Flagler Housing Forum Scheduled Amid Affordable Housing Crisis
PALM COAST, Fla. – The Flagler County government has announced it will be hosting a forum in May regarding housing policy, particularly affordable housing. Leaders in the housing and development industries will serve as panelists during the luncheon event, which is titled ‘From Blueprint to Action: Local Strategies for Housing Policy Advancement’.
Welcome Wagon Launches in Orange Park: Empowering Small Businesses
Welcome Wagon is excited to announce its arrival in Orange Park and neighboring communities. Since 1928, it has a proven track record of supporting small businesses in various regions, The company is now dedicated to making a positive impact on the local business landscape of Orange Park and Clay county.
Local Dolphins Triumph Twice in Final Day of Jacksonville Beach Volleyball Invitational
The Jacksonville Beach Volleyball program concluded the Jacksonville Invitational, competing against Palm Beach Atlantic, Chattanooga, and Florida International. The Dolphins began the day with a clean sweep against Palm Beach Atlantic, marking Jenna McNamara's 40th career win. She is the fourth Dolphin to achieve this. Her partner, Emily Kubicsko, has 41 career wins, ranking third. Olivia Szyszkiewicz, with 33 career wins, is now fifth in the all-time career wins for a Dolphin beach player.