Sarah Arnold elected as Chair and Roy Alaimo as Vice Chair for the St. Johns County Board

At the recent November 21 Special Reorganizational Meeting of the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC), notable changes in leadership roles took place. District 2 Commissioner Sarah Arnold was unanimously elected as the new chair, while District 3 Commissioner Roy Alaimo was unanimously elected as vice chair. Both will serve one-year terms in their respective roles. Chair Arnold, who previously held the position of Vice Chair, expressed gratitude for the opportunity and voiced her dedication to guiding St. Johns County’s progress. Arnold says she is deeply invested in the community. She’s involved in various local organizations, including serving…

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Increase in construction site burglaries leads to arrest of man and woman in St. Johns County

An investigation into a series of construction site burglaries in St. Johns County has resulted in the arrest of a man and a woman. The burglaries primarily targeted homes under construction in the county’s northwest area, with thieves stealing copper wire and tubing. Detectives initiated the investigation after receiving multiple reports of these incidents. They identified several suspect vehicles and eventually focused on a potential suspect. On November 22, the suspect entered St. Johns County, and deputies located the suspect’s vehicle in a new subdivision. Upon discovering the suspect in the vehicle, deputies attempted to apprehend them as they tried…

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St. Augustine Fishing Report

By Capt. Adam Morley The fishing scene in St. Augustine and surrounding waters is heating up as the water temperatures rise back to the mid to upper 70s after a recent cold front. Here’s the latest scoop on what’s hot in the area: Surf Fishing Buzz: Strong reports of pompano and whiting have been flooding in, likely due to the recent dip in water temperatures. The ideal setup involves float rigs, Sputnik sinkers, and a variety of bait choices such as Ghost Shrimp, live sand fleas, or fresh dead shrimp, all perfectly paired with Fishbites for added appeal. Sheepshead Success:…

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St. Augustine City Manager announces retirement

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