Menendez softball player Meghan Dawson inspires others through battle with cancer
Menendez junior Meghan Dawson was diagnosed with stage II ependymoma in December 2021 after originally thinking she had a sports-related injury. Now fully recovered, Dawson's story is one of determination and inspiration.
Tribal leaders honored in 200th anniversary celebration of Treaty of Moultrie Creek signing
Leaders from four Native American Nations affected by the Treaty of Moultrie Creek came together Monday at the site for the first time in two centuries to mark the 200th anniversary of the treaty signing with a flag-raising ceremony.
Frustrated St. Johns County homeowner turns into TikTok star sharing issues with local pool builders
Two St. Johns County homeowners are expressing their frustrations after paying tens of thousands of dollars to swimming pool contractor Russell Builders, and months later, the work is still incomplete.
City commission considers ordinance proposed to ‘improve’ St. Augustine nightlife
St. Augustine city commissioners looking to address crime and violence associated with after-hours nightlife held a public meeting Monday to review and discuss a proposed nightlife ordinance that will impact alcohol sales for businesses.
Local volunteers dedicated to maintaining 2 of the oldest Black cemeteries in Florida inspired by families
The West Augustine Improvement Association was founded to make sure that cemeteries were maintained. It later grew into a neighborhood association striving to improve the community as a whole. Currently the group is back to its roots, improving two of the oldest cemeteries in the Florida.
Preliminary NTSB report points to pilot error as cause of St. Augustine plane crash, aviation expert says
A more detailed NTSB preliminary report sheds light on a fiery plane crash back in March that injured a couple on board and killed their dog. Back on March 23, a Piper PA-46 was attempting takeoff from Northeast Regional Airport near St. Augustine when then the aircraft failed to gain altitude, immediately lost control, and crashed.
Former St. Augustine football standout found guilty in 2020 double murder during drug deal
A former St. Augustine High School football standout was found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder Thursday in a 2020 double shooting that left a 16-year-old schoolmate and her 21-year-old boyfriend dead.
I-TEAM: Hearing set for Staycation Pools & Spas after complaint filed
There is an update Thursday to an I-TEAM investigation on a pool company accused of not finishing contracted work in the Jacksonville area. The license holder of the company is due before the Constructions Trades Qualifying Board in Duval County August 2.
St. Augustine football standout accused in double shooting testifies he fired into truck that was speeding toward him
A former St. Augustine High School football standout charged with two counts of first-degree murder in a 2020 double shooting that left a 16-year-old schoolmate and her 21-year-old boyfriend dead hopes to convince a jury he was acting in self-defense.
The Ripple Effect: How the impact of the historic St. Augustine ‘Swim-In’ still echoes today
When Black and white swimmers jumped in together and integrated the Monson Motor Lodge in St. Augustine, owner James Brock was so enraged he grabbed a bottle of acid and threw it into the pool. The fallout from that act is still being felt today.
Federal Title IX investigation polls students in St. Johns County schools on dress code
As part of a years-long probe into how the St. Johns County School District imposed its dress code policy, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights worked with the district to circulate a questionnaire to groups of students at five district schools.
St. Johns County superintendent recommends school board approve mediator-backed teacher pay raise
The St. Johns County superintendent on Tuesday recommended the school board approve a substantial pay raise for teachers that was recently endorsed by a mediator brought in to settle an ongoing dispute between the district and the teachers union.
Parents to speak out at school board meeting after multiple fights at schools in northern St. Johns County
Parents are expected to speak out at a St. Johns County School Board meeting Tuesday night after multiple schools in the northern part of the county had incidents either involving fighting and violent attacks or threats.
St. Johns County agency advances development plan for 700+ “age-restricted” homes
The Planning and Zoning Agency for St. Johns County looked over a plan to build The Landings at St. Johns, one of two projects that Pulte Home Company LLC wants to develop just off Greenbriar Road and Longleaf Pine Parkway.