St. Augustine Discontinues Park Now Card

COSA: 💳 Effective immediately, the City of St. Augustine is no longer issuing new ParkNow Cards 💳 Here’s what you need to know: 💳 Current ParkNow cards Current ParkNow cards with funds will still work in the meters/kiosks and at the parking garage and should be used until balances are depleted. 💲 Existing funds Residents can transfer existing funds from the ParkNow Card to a virtual wallet on the ParkStAug mobile app. The card must be surrendered to the Parking Division, so this must be done in person at 50 Bridge Street. 🚗 Using your license plate When parking in…

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Child Struck And Killed In Hit And Run Monday Night

SJSO: At 6:16pm SJSO deputies were dispatched to the area of North Volusia Street and West King Street in reference to a hit and run incident involving a 6 year old child who was struck by a vehicle. The child was rushed to the hospital, and tragically was pronounced deceased. The SJSO Traffic Unit has initiated a Traffic Homicide Investigation. The suspect vehicle has not been located at this time, no description is available. This is an active investigation, further updates will be provided as applicable.

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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