St. Johns County Battling 5-Acre Wildfire, Expecting Poor Visibility Conditions

A wildfire spread across about 5 acres near US-1 and Datil Pepper Road in St. Johns County on Monday night, potentially affecting travelers. The Florida Highway Patrol advised drivers to exercise caution due to possible reduced visibility, especially in the early morning hours. They suggested that drivers slow down and use low beam headlights to adjust to the changing weather conditions. CLICK TO READ SOURCE Images/Source:

Community First Credit Union Makes Major Land Acquisition in St. Johns County

Community First Credit Union has acquired a new site in the northwestern area for its 22nd branch. The credit union revealed that they paid $2.3 million for a 1.23-acre space in the Mill Creek retail development to construct a new free-standing branch, which is part of their Branch Transformation Project that aims to improve member service. It will be their second location in Saint Johns County, with construction set to begin this year and open to members in 2024. The 3,000-square-foot branch will feature a full-service drive-thru, two ATMs, and digital technologies. CLICK TO READ SOURCE Images/Source: