Free vessel safety checks this Friday, Saturday along Intracoastal Waterway
Auxiliary members of the U.S Coast Guard will be offering free vessel safety checks for boaters along the Intracoastal Waterway at boat ramps in Palm Coast and St. Augustine on Friday and Saturday as part of "Operation Shrimp and Grits."
Results from this weeks Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament events
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The 40th anniversary Greater Jacksonville Kingfish Tournament is this week out of Jim King Park at Sisters Creek. Joe Shugarts One Time boat out of St. Augustine won the High Rollers tournament with a catch of 38.64 pounds. Andy Rodgers, Knot With Out Me, Jacksonville Beach, 27.611. Ed Batt, Batt Line, Jacksonville, 46.472. Roger Walker, Streaker, Jacksonville Beach, 17.76
Severe storms moving in Saturday night
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern St. Johns County in northeastern Florida... * Until 945 PM EDT. * At 904 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Crescent Beach, or 11 miles south of Saint Augustine, moving northwest at 35 mph. * Locations impacted include... Saint Augustine, World Golf Village, Saint Augustine Beach, Marineland, Vilano Beach, South Ponte Vedra, Crescent Beach, Saint Augustine Shores, Butler Beach and Saint Augustine South. Flood Warning is in effect for Southwestern Clay County and Northwestern Putnam County until 1215 AM EDT. Some locations that will experience flooding include... Palatka, Interlachen, Bardin, Florahome, Georges Lake, Hollister, Bostwick, Carraway, Mannville and Putnam Hall.
A greasy situation at Asian Fusion restaurant, plus dozens of rodent droppings found at pizza place
The restaurant had only 5 violations total, but 2 of those three posed a major health threat, according to health inspectors report. A report from the routine inspection on May 29, shows the inspector found 24 rodent droppings in the kitchen of the pizzeria, noting 12 rodent droppings were found on the floor behind a mixer in the kitchen; 5 more rodent droppings were counted on the floor behind the reach-in freezer; 7 rodent droppings were seen on the floor behind the oven. RESTAURANT REPORTS: Failing Inspection | Perfect Score Follow-up InspectionThe restaurant scored a second, high priority violation after the inspector measured temperatures inside a reach-in cooler. RESTAURANT REPORTS: Failing Inspection | Operating while under Emergency Order of Suspension | Met Standards InspectionThe restaurant was given two high priority violations for improper food storage. At a surprise follow-up inspection, the restaurant was cited for operating while under an emergency closure.
Nassau County evacuations for Zones A & B Monday
A mandatory evacuation begins at 8:00 Monday morning for everyone living in zones A or B in St. Johns County--- that includes Saint Augustine, Saint Augustine Beach, and Ponte Vedra Beach south to... Copyright 2019 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Duval, Nassau County until...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Duval, Nassau County until 6:45p.m. At 6:11p.m, a severe thunderstorm was located over Normandy, or near Jacksonville, moving north at 20 mph. The primary concerns are 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail and damage to roofs, siding, and trees. The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas for until 7:45p.m. Southwestern Nassau CountyNorthwestern St. Johns CountyNortheastern Clay CountyCentral Duval CountyAt 6:07p.m, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain of over an inch in less than an hour that will cause urban and small stream flooding.
Happy birthday from Sonic Drive-In
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St. Johns County scraps 'love locks' from bridge walk without warning
A St. Augustine landmark disappeared overnight, leaving locals heartbroken, and scratching their heads. St. Johns County removed the padlocks from the bridge walk, effectively ending the tradition of attaching "love locks" to the bridge. One woman living in Saint Augustine says she is devastated. We are still waiting to find out where the locks went, and if loved ones can receive them. So my boyfriend takes me to St. Augustine to the Lock heart bridge.
$227,000 unclaimed lottery ticket set to expire
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – There could be someone in St. Augustine who is sitting on a lot of unclaimed money. The Florida Lottery today announced Monday that a FANTASY 5 top prize-winning ticket worth $227,100.11 remains unclaimed. The winning FANTASY 5 numbers for the January 13, 2017, drawing were 03-24-27-29-31. While any Florida Lottery retailer can validate the winning ticket, the FANTASY 5 top prize must be claimed at a Florida Lottery district office or at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. Players can obtain additional information by calling the lottery’s Customer Service Department at 1-850-487-7787 or visiting the Florida Lottery’s website at www.flalottery.com.