Editor's note: The Associated Press wrote this report from the Henry M. Flagler funeral procession on May 23, 1913. The body of Henry Morrison Flagler was placed in a mausoleum of the Flagler Memorial Church, after simple funeral exercises had been held in memory of the octogenarian millionaire May 23, 1913, in St. Augustine. Flagler died May 20, 1913, at his home in Palm Beach at the age of 83.
"This is How We Do It.” “C’mon ride the train.” “Rendezvous then I'm through with you.”. Travel back in time 30 years to the ’90s with these song lyrics from headliners at the second annual As If ’90s Fest Saturday, May 21, at Francis Field.
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — 30-year-old Sgt. Seth Plant was mauled by a bear on Tuesday. Plant and another soldier were attacked in a training area in Alaska, according to U.S Army officials. STORY: Fallen police officers honored at national memorial in Washington D.C. for National Police Week. Plant...
DEAR NEIL: Attached is a photograph of my lawn. I’ve had the same problem with my St. Augustine every year for the past five years. I have applied a fungicide and Canadian peat moss with no apparent effect. I have planted new sod squares only to watch them die within a couple of seasons. My backyard is completely healthy. What can I do to fix this?
Efram Melendez is now the two-time reigning TAPPS 5A pole vault champion. The senior Clemson commit took home his second title in as many years Friday when he cleared 15 feet at the state meet in Waco. "It was a pretty good day for me," Melendez said. Last season Melendez was somewhat disappointed in his performance at the state meet. It was a wet day and he was only allowed so many attempts due to certain TAPPS rules and so he only cleared 13-foot-6 at the event. This year he got a much better day and conditions...
St. Augustine's Efram Melendez defended his TAPPS pole vault state title in Waco by clearing 15-feet on Friday. Melendez won the state championship last year clearing 13-feet-6, but was able to eclipse that number this time around with a better day. The senior has cleared better than 15 feet in the past, but to hit 15 at a state meet allowed him to defend his state title which was one of his goals at the beginning of the year. This comes days after Melendez committed to the University of Clemson to continue to compete in the pole...
With Grammy-winning salsa band Grupo Niche on tap, a Latin American festival will return to the heart of St. Augustine on Saturday with cultural events, food and more. The festival came from the founders' desire to share Latin American culture and to connect with what they saw as a growing Latin American presence in the...
St. Augustine is regarded as the oldest city in the U.S, and it is located on the northeast coast of Florida. Moreover, the area is renowned for its Atlantic Ocean beaches, such as tranquil Crescent Beach and sandy St. Augustine Beach. People also make the trip to observe its Spanish colonial architecture, which the area is well known for.
As life in St. Augustine slowly returns to normal, a city favorite is returning this weekend after a two-year hiatus: The Gamble Rogers Music Festival. The event takes place Friday through Sunday at the Colonial Oak Music Park in downtown St. Augustine. More than 30 musical acts, with headliners The Steel Wheels, an Americana band from the Virginia mountains who performed in 2015 as a festival headliner at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, will perform over the three-day stretch.
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Bob Esguerra has six children, 11 grandchildren and more adopted sons and daughters than he could even attempt to count. That’s what happens when you coach multiple sports across parts of five decades in the same county, with the last 12 years of that coming at St. Augustine High School.
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Four years after he was shot in the neck and paralyzed when someone fired into a crowd, a Raleigh man is about to celebrate a major accomplishment. He will graduate this weekend from St. Augustine’s University. Howard Boone never imagined life as a college...
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