Top stories trending in Saint Augustine
(SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL) What’s going on in Saint Augustine? Here’s a roundup of the top stories in the area today.
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St. Johns County reports 18,000-gallon sewage spill in St. Augustine Shores
A blocked sewer line caused about an 18,000-gallon sewage spill in St. Augustine Shores over the weekend, St. Johns County Utilities Director Colin Groff said. "For St. Johns County, that's big," Groff said. Sewer line blockages are typically caused by grease and items such as "flushable wipes" ― which actually... Read more
St. Augustine woman, 22, killed in Duval County wreck
A 22-year-old St. Augustine woman was killed in a three-car crash early Saturday morning when a sedan struck her driver’s side door, Florida Highway Patrol reported. According to the report, a 60-year-old St. Augustine man was traveling northbound in the center lane of U.S. 1 near Gran Bay Parkway at about 2:47 a.m. Read more
Florida Man Washes Ashore in Homemade “Hydro Pod”
Last Saturday, the Coast Guard was called to a beach near St. Augustine, Florida, after a man who was attempting to “run” on the ocean washed ashore in a vessel resembling a human-size hamster wheel. Surprisingly enough, it was not their first encounter with 49-year-old Reza Baluchi. Baluchi has spent... Read more
Toro takeaways: Tocoi Creek AD Jeff Holland aims to build leaders, lead students to success
ST. AUGUSTINE — Hiring Jeff Holland as Tocoi Creek's athletic director seems like a no-brainer. His reputation precedes him. He has served as an educator, coach, mentor and athletic director in St. Johns County for 33 years through his work at St. Augustine, Florida School for the Deaf and Blind and Pacetti Bay Middle School. Read more